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THE MALAKOFF NEWS among the bomb survivors. Christmas Section December, 1966 They visit the hospitals, hold memorial services for ~ Hiroshima Victim the children who have died uun and print a weekly news- paper of their activities. Inspires World Peace Ovor the years younger children have joined the :' Folded Crane Club and al- l There are many moving the required paper cranes, though they have no mem- stories of man s. struggle But time ran out for thisory of the bombing, they : for peace but none is m re courageous little girl and are inspired by Sadako s inspiring that that of a when she died in October,legend and the altruistic ac- | : small group of Japanese 1955 she had completed ti ities of the group. children, known as the only 964. In recent years, thegroup Folded Crane Club. Sadako's friends made has added still another aim It all began with Sadako the remaining cranes and to its activities, that of a | Sasaki who was only 2 years forming them into a wreath plea for peace. Its members old when The Bomb fell a they were placed at rest have worked indefatigably mile from her home in Hiro- shima. She was not hurt at the time, and as she grew up, she seemed a normal : healthy child. Then in 1951, developed signs of leu- kemia and before a year with her. It could have end- ed there, but it didn't, for Sadako's classmates were determined to have a monu- ment erected in her remem- brance and to remind the world what an atomic bomb in the cause of peace, writ- ~ng letters to the heads of state and the United Na- tions. It is their hope that if the world knows what the first nuclear bomb did to the children of their city, had elapsed, she died. can do to the young, there will never be another The legen t which now re- It was a long hard strug, dropped anywhere. lls Sadako s last days, re- gle to raise the money, for !ates a brave young heart money was still scarce in I[ that greeted her classmates Japan in those days. But with ioy when they came to with the help of their teach- If you were living in ! vlsit her in the hospital, er and a great deal of ef- Denmark instead of 8he spellt the time in be- fort, finally in 1958 a monu- the United States, tween visitors making pa- ment was constructed and you:d say"Glaedelig cranes. Jul rather than It is a Japanese folk belief placed in Peace Park. Having achieved their "Merry Christmas." Spaniards say"Feliz that the crane can lixe for first goal, her classmates Navidad"; Italians, R 1,000 years ; and if you fold decided to stay together as ' Buone Feste Natal- 1,000 paper cranes, theya group and formed the izie." In Germany, will protect you from ill- Folded Crane Club. The or- ness. Sadako had faith in i they say, "Fr liche the cranes and she spent herwhichiginat purposestill meets f thetoday,Club,is Wienachten ; in last months tr ing to fold to help{ .the poor and ill AMhadthIreland'e vChugnat"' e"N dlaigr y o n e knows the tradi- tional French greet- i ing . . Joyeux i i At one time or another Christmas was celebrated in January, March, April, May, October, November, and December. Phone HU 9-4321 Hwy. 31 $ Malakoff YORKSHIRE CHRISTMAS PIE Make a crust with sides and bottom thick and large enough to hold a turkey, goose, fowl, partridge, and pigeon, all boned. Season well and place the meat as close together as possible in the crust. Fill the spaces with woodcock, moor game, and any other wild fowl at hand. Add four pounds of butter, lay on a top layer of crust, and bake for at least four hours. from an 18th Century cookbook. May the beauty of the Season brighten your life, not only at Christmas, but always. Athens, Texas Phone OR 53132 .J th ma, ic ! an wonder of th recapture your h wishes to you yo o rt. urs! n ! Wholesale Phone HU 9-4611 BUD DULANEY N. Terry St. Retail Malakoff MALAKOFF, TEX A S B1 3