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The Malakoff News, Thursday, Dee. 31, 1981---3A by Polly Walker 489.1484 Vera Cripps of London, England daughter and son-in-law, Leslie and ers of Alverado, visited with knd Mrs. Charles Davis and family Day. :over the Christmas holidays and friends were Mr. and B. D. Callaway of Gonzales, guests in the home of Mr. John Shumate were Norman Millican of Waco, Garland Keith and Amy Nolan of LaTonne and Jason Erlanson of James Millican of Dallas and Betsy Ross of Waco and Dallas, lmmy and Chad Cunnlngham Glenn, Quieva, Cheryl, and Kevin Williams of Dallas, Freida and John Carter of and Mark Johnston of Philip and Marsha Grant of Bob and Barbara Begeman of Mrs. Rosle Begeman of Lit- :, Ark., Joe and Frances Monroe Richard Monroe of Mack and Suzanne Shumate Edakoff, and Nannie Drake of and Louise also received calls Day from their daughter family, T.Sgt. John, Linda and Lisa and Mark, of Thetford, They are in the Air Force They called at 8 a.m. our time was 2 p.m. there to wish a Merry Christmas. Later in son, Wayne Shumate and Donna, in the Army at El Paso, called. Another son, Doyle and Polly and Sheila called the home of Erma Monroe Todd over the Christmas holiday Llnda, Jim and Ricky Cope of Grove, Clayton Sparks of Miller Kendall and Sandy Sparks of Lori, Larry, Jeffrey and Callaway of Malakoff, Mike and Monroe and Mandt, Christi lleather, of Malakoff, and Amy of Trinidad. James Cheatham and his Dotty, Brent and Wendy, an- their resignation at the First Church on Mitchum Street el- December 30th with his last a meeting. They will n. 5th. The voted on Sunday night to give Cheatham $2,000 for moving SUnday at noon the church had a following the noon preaching The members brought a church as well as the whole coun- be saddened to see them leave. have added much to the corn- and as moderator for the Coun- Sociational Baptist meetings be greatly missed. Brent is a member of the Bond of Love Choir group and they will be missing his pleasant voice with their renditions. They sang at the Sunday night church service. Dotty has been associated with the Citizens State Bank and Wendy will be missed by her classmates, church friends and in her choir group. The Cheathams new address will be Rt. 21, Box 437, Tyler, Texas 75709. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Almond had as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. John Almond and Mandy of Palmer, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Almond and Melone, Elizabeth, Jesse Leroy of Longview and Mr. and Mrs. Abey Joe and children, Joey and Chris of Irving for the Christmas holidays. On Saturday night the First Baptist Church had a Christmas party for the Texas Department of Human Resour- ces for foster parents and their children. This started at 7 p.m. Mary Stelzig attended this meeting also. Clifford and Clara Pierce of Athens spent Tuesday afternoon in the home of Mary Stelzig. Louis Scholl underwent tests last week in the Henderson County Memorial Hospital. He will continue tests after the holidays. His sons, Billy Sehoil of Houston came to visit with him on Thursday and James Louis Scholl of Fort Worth and his wife, Ada, spent Friday with Blanche and Louis. Charlle 'Vandagriff and his wife, Aizena, came to visit with the Louis Scholls on Sunday and Monday. The Vandagriffs are from Granbury. AIzena came to visit with Polly Walker, her sister, for a short time on Monday morning. Edna Foote spent Christmas in Garland with all her children. Susan and Steve and their children, Jennifer and Jeremy of Bryan spent Tuesday until Thursday with Mrs. Edna Foete and then went to Garland to spend Christmas with her family. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Tapley of Athens visited with Mr. and Mrs. George Rid- dlesperger during the holidays. Mr. and Allan Russell returned to their home in Redmond, Oregon after spending a couple of weeks with Mrs. Jesse Robertson and her brothers, Rollen, Roy, Vollie and Larkin, and her sisters, Mrs. Lillie Lewis and Carva Biedler. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Sims, Truda Leopard, Ora Carrlgan and Mary Stelzig attended the Christmas party for the ARP which was held at the Firs United Methodist Church on Wec nesday, the week before Christmas. On Thursday, the Senior Citizens Henderson, Anderson and one oth , county got together for a Christmas; dinner at the Henderson County Junim College with over 500 people attending. Some of the ones from Malakoff to at- tend were Lela Belle Dodson, W. W. Jackson, Elberta Faulk, Mattie Thomas and her sister, Mary Stelzig, Ora Carrigan, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Sims and Truda Leopard. Mr. and Mrs. Cullen Allen of the Jacksonville Road now, formerly of Malakoff, attended and said they saw several people that they used to know in Malakoff. The meeting began on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. and lasted until 6 that night. It was really a great meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Allen visited her mother, Mrs. John Robertson, on Sun- day. George and Marcella Praeler of Chicago, Ill. are at their country home in Cross Roads. Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Robertson of Palestine were visiting Mrs. Jesse Robertson and Carva Biedler last Sun- day. Mr. and Mrs. John Dukes were blessed on Christmas Day to have all of their children for the day. They were: DeLois Pagltt and children, Kenneth Dukes, Marvin Starks, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Dukes all of this city. Congratulations. It seems that Ruby is recupperating nicely since her surgery. Mrs. Oleta Morton had her children home for the Christmas holiday: Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Morton and daughter, Susette of Houston; David and Debble Morton and baby, Jason and Mrs. Mat- tie Massey and Mike and John of Malakoff. It's a Girl! A great-granddaughter was born to Mrs. Elsie Hines on December 18th. Christie and Joe Usher of Austin are the parents of little Jennie Marie. She was 191tz inches long and weighed 7 lbs. and 4 ozs. Maternal grandparents are Dick and Jeannie Carpenter. J.D. Cason, formerly of Malakoff, died in his home town of Forney at age 42 of a heart attack. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Powers attended the funeral last Mon- day. It's a Boy! Aaron Shane Thornburg was bern in Mount Pleasant Memorial Hospital on December 16th to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Thornburg of Mount Vernon. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Winston Thornburg of Trinidad and maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Waymond Chandler on the lake near Seven Points. The baby weighed 8 lbs. 5 OZS. Mr. and Mrs. David Bankston and Brandy and Candy of Winfield spent the past weekend visiting their parents in Trinidad, Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Bankston and Mr. and Mrs. Waymond Carpenter of Ruth Springs. Guests in the home of Mrs. Pearl Dodson for Chrmtmas Holidays were: "It sure doesn't seem like it's been 35 years," says Leroy Almond of his career with Lone Star Gas Company. That's how long it's been since Leroy, 18 years old and fresh out of high school, took a job as a pipeline operator in Vernon where he grew up. He stayed in Vernon for almost 11 years, then spent a couple of years working out of Irving before being tran- sferred to the Cayuga post and making a permanent home in nearby Malakoff. The eastern part of the state is quite different from the Vernon area, but Leroy says that's okay by him. "I'm ac- tually more satisfied here," he says. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dodson, Angle and Cara; Mr. and Mrs. David Heard; Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Crbuckle of Logan's Port, La.; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Dodson of Crockett; Mrs. Wayne Slaughter of Bryan; Jason Shawman of Henderson; Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Crawford of Houston; Mrs. Sarah Robertson and Bobby and Tammy of Grand Prairie; Mr. and Mrs. Clark Sanford and Tanya of Corsicana; Mrs. Pam Sanford of Nacogdoches; and Gordon Dodson of Malakoff. It's a Boy! On December 22nd at 2:30 p.m. little Jordan Albert was born to Mr. and Mrs. Rick Smith of Tool. He weighed 7 lbs. and 8 ozs. and was 19z~z inches long. His brother, Justin, is very proud of him. So are his maternal grandparents, Wilma and Weldon Leopard and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. O.D. (Hoot) Smith of Tool. The Rick Smiths, Justin and Jordan Albert spent Christ- mas Day with Wilma and Weldon in Malakoff. Mrs. A.J. McLain, Malakoff Public Library Director and Katherine Welch, lay representative, attended a Geographical meeting at the North East Texas Library Association in Grand Prairie last week to discuss budgetary items for the years 1983, 84 and 85 to be presented to Texas Legislature this spring. This is the source of books, audio, visual and other equipment for the library. They attend one or two meetings each month throughout North East Texas. Mrs. Katherine Welch spent the Christmas Holidays with her son, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Welch in Dallas. Funeral services were held Saturday morning at 11 a.m. for Mrs. Lucy Mac career "There are more outside activities here." One of the outside activities Leroy likes is fishing. And when he's not doing that, he enjoys reading Westerns and other action-packed fiction. He also likes creating things in macrame, a hobby he learned from his wife, Lucille. The couple have three children and eight grandchildren. "We get around to seeing them periodically," says Leroy. (Polly's note: This article was taken from "The Blue Blaze, printed by the Lone Star Gas Company out of Dallas and distributed to all of its employees, ) Way in Athens. Mrs. Queen Dawson underwent a major surgery in Dallas at Saint Paul's Hospital. She was doing fine Sunday morning. Mrs. Ora Redic is home from the hospital and doing fine. Mrs. Lucille Roundheart is at home now and doing fine. Syria Hulin is home from the Veterans Hospital and doing fine. Cad Williams is in Memorial Hospital in Corsicana. He is doing a little better. Jessie Mac Williams is home from the hospital. Sgt. Larry Jackson is home to spend some time before he goes overseas. J.C. Wiley has been very ill. He is doing some better. Edna Tarver is coming along fair from an awful cold and the loss of her mother. Mrs. Sabrina is home doing fine. She has also been very ill. Mrs. Corene Wiley is a patient at Henderson County Memorial Hospital in Athens and is reportedly improving. Mrs. Sabrtna Johnson is back in the hospital. Mrs. Queen Turner is at home from the hospital following surgery at Saint Paul in Dallas. She is doing nicely. The Hullns were in Dallas over the weekend to visit with her sister. Sammle Tarver and family visited with his aunt, Bernice Lane, for the weekend. Judge Leo Orr's son, Dr. Leo Orr, Jr. is at home from Los Angeles for the holidays. Larry Don Green's son from Lamesa is visiting with his dad and grandparen- ts during the Christmas holidays. Mrs. Williams is at home from the hospital and is doing fine. Her husband, Cad, is also reportedly doing well. Mrs. Lorene Hunter and family went to Dallas Christmas and had dinner with her son, Rodgers Hunter, also her little grandson from Houston. Ruthie Mae's grandson, Gary, and his son joined them for the Christmas dinner. Jack Green's children Joined them at dinner. Mrs. Sue Walker from Fort Worth spent Saturday night with Mrs. Ruthle Mac Alexander. They reported a good time. HAM A LA KING Boil 2 eggs 15 minutes or until hard boiled. Peel and dice. 1 cup diced cooked ham 10 olives 1 cup cooked diced celery Melt 4 T. butter in a sauce pan. Add 4 T. flour. Stir and add 1 cup evaporated milk and l/~z can mushroom soup. Cook until thick and add other ingredients and salt and pepper to taste. Serve on toasted bread wedges. Cut bread in triangles and then put crusts back to back on plate to make a square out of 4 pieces of the triangular shaped bread. This is a good way to use left over ham. Check credentials of IRS collectors Persons posing as employees of the Internal Revenue Service Occasionally attempt to harrass taxpayers, or collect money for what the imposter claims are unpaid taxes, the IRS says. Taxpayers should request to see the credentials of any individaui claiming to represent the IRS. 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