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TEe Clarendon Press, February 22, 1973 Page7 e teachers ave for meeting a very industrious Future Teachersof America or- will depart on a well-de served trip to San Antonio. occasion for suchanexcursion marks the annual state- F.T.A. convention. Throughout the year, 32 of these members have been devoting their time and talents to in order to be eligible for the trip. their stay, our representatives involvements will attandance of the Ist, 2ncl, and 3rdGenerai Sessions, Friday night and workshops all Saturday morning. early Sunday morning departure is planned, as the is traveling by bus and intends to be able to attend Monday. between convention meetings, the club has planned an .all tour of the "Alamo City." reaching eligibility requirements for the affair were: Katrina Messer, Vice-President Mike Leeper, Sheila Smith, and Secretary Mike Boothe. Also convention attendance privileges were Andi Ends, Judy Osborn, Terry Saye, Gina Killlngsworth, Hardin, Melissa Estes, Vici Childs, Cindy Price, Roy Monroe, Karen Burgess, John Holland, : Boothe, Kelly Langham, Marylin Adkins, Mltzi Cagle, Wise, jan Barbee, Wanda Trout, Camille Mann, Robinson, lat Robertson, Kim Newhouse, Sue Luttrell, Wise and Roger Stevens. sponsors and counselors going will be Mrs. Llndley, Betty Veach and Mr. and Mrs. Arling CordeU. $ have guests and Granville McAnear had a house full of corn- all Weekend. The children and grandchildren started on the home place as early as Thursday evening !om nl.they. were all here by Saturday morn- _ wlgnt McAnear and little five-week old of Potean, Oklahoma, were the first to arrive Jennie Echols and daughters, Jan and Jeanine Texas, got there Friday afternoon. Tedda and and daughter, Monica, of Midland, Texas, reach- loz Saturday morning. and Ronnie and children, Toddand Jenmfer were for the entire gathering. Robert, was the only family member but he did call and visited by telephone. care of business in Arizona and got m and was unable to get here for the family garb- The family missed him. and friends to enjoy the fellowship and With the McAnears were Mrs D T. Small- hie], Mamie Cross of Denton, :rexas; Bill I; M Idred Hendrix; Susan and Wen Hen- andDonMcAnear; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth B son, Neat, of Houston; Clydie Price; Jay rdof V. Nuys, California; Lucille Ray; , rs. Marshall Harp. Refrigerator. Freezer I I I Elba Balhw rites held Services for ElbaSheltonBallew, 78, a resident of Donley County since 1903, and one who had built a national repua- lion breeding top-quality Hampshire hogs, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, in the First Baptist Church with Dr. James O. Brandon, pastor, and Rev. Weldon Rives, Mr. and Mrs. Robin Green Minister of the First United Methodist Church, officiating, and Margaret from Amarillo Interment was in Citizens Cemetery under the direction brought Ben and Morris to of Murphy Funeral Home. spend the weekend on the farm Mr. Ballew died at 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14th in of Mr. and Mrs. HoraceGreen, St. Anthony's Hospital in Amarillo after a lengthy illness. Ellen, and Beth. He was born at Pilot Point, Texas, and came to Donley Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hearn Mr. Ballew died at 3:40p.m.on Wednesday, Feb. 14. m and family of Amarillo vlsited St. Anthony's Hospital in Amarillo after a lengthy illness. Friday night with Mr. and Mrs. He was born at Pilot Point, Texas, and came to Donley County at an early age. He married Edith Eddins on April Charley Hearn. 16, 1922 at Ft.Worth. Hebuilt one of the nation's top hamp- Mr. and Mrs. Edd Mahaffey shire herds and went out of his way to see that area clul/ of Richland Springs spent the boys had good hogs to show. With his motto "you've got to weekend with Mr. and Mrs. have a product just a little better thanthe next fellow's and H.S. Mahaffey. breeding techniques ahead of their time, heturned out 1900 Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Bible ribbon winning barrows forarea4-H andFFA boys by 1943. made a business trip to Am- He was donor of the first registered Hampshire at Cat arillo Monday. Farley's Boys Ranch and himself showed several grand Mrs. Ben Lovell of Good- champions at theTri-StateFairinAmarilloandin 1968 was night visited Mr. and Mrs, the owner of the reserve grand champion at the State Fair Nuford Dill Monday afternoon. of Texas in Dallas. He was honorary vice president of the Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Watson S tats Fair, P ant P resident of the Texas Association of Swine Breeders, a member of the National Board of Hampshire spent the weekend in Fort Swine Registry, past president of the state Hampsire Asso- Worth. ciaiion, and had served as advisor to the Swine Center at Mrs. Lena Mac Graham of Texas A& M. Hewasadirectorinthe Southwest Hampshire Clarendon visited Tuesday Breeders Association and had been active inthe Clarendon with Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Gra- Chamber of Commerce, and the Donley County Fat Stock ham and Richard. Show and an honorary member of the Block-BridleClub at Mrs. Patsy Morris from Texas Tech. He was a deacon in the First Baptist Church Amarillo was a guest in the and a veteran of W. W.I. Horace Green home Friday Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Edith Bazlew of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Elba Jean E rickson ofW ashington, D.C.; and Saturday. one son, Jack Ballew of Dallas; asister, Mrs. Carl Gilliam Mrs. Mary Dobbs of Honey of Lubbock; a brother, Donald G. Ballew of Clarendon and Grove spent SaturdaywithMr. six grandchildren, and Mrs. H. S. Mahaffey. Glen HeRon was released from the hospital Tuesday. Boy scouts We welcome you home, Glen. Wendel BolinofPampa visit= ed Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Bible. get rds a w a rod Tuesday and Wednes- day with his mother, Mrs. Boy Scout Troop 33, held their Court of Honor, Tuesday, Ollie Nelson and sister, Mrs. February 20, at the First Christian Church. Boys receiving Bonnie Koontz. awards and merit badges are as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Odom Scout Award-- Alan Fisher, Terry Putman, LeRoy Sanchez, and family of Hart spent the Ronnie Johnson, Brent Knowles and Dwight Hardin. weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Skill Award Cooking -- Dan Sawyer, Chris Ford, Alan Tom Odom and Mr. and Mrs. Fisher, Terry Putman, Ronnie Johnson, Steve Rives and Donald Odom and family. Brent Knowles. Mrs. Navada Dunn of Clar- First Aid Skill Award -- Dan Sawyer, Chris Ford, Alan endon visited Wednesday with Fisher, Terry Putman and Steve Rives. Mr. and Mrs. Nuford Dill. First Aid Merit Badge -- Dewey Ford, Billy Price, Bobby Mr. and Mrs. Larry Green Gerdes, Irven Thomas, Wade Porter, Dennis Petty, Butch and Jason went to Panhandle Blackburn, Dan Hall, Donnie Garman, Paul Hermesmyeyer, to visit with her parents, Mr. and John Tucker. and Mrs. Gordon Chamber- Sailing Merit Badge -- Lloyd Burrows and Dewey Ford. lain and also her sister, ,o- Second Class Rank -- John Jarnillo. an, of Waco who was home for the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Cart from LubbockandMrs.Bright Newhouse of Clarendon visit- ed Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Mahaffey. Mr. and Mrs. John Earl Morrow of Memphis announce the arrival of a little daughter February 20th. She was named Mr. and Mrs. Donny HeRon Brandy Lee and weighed 8 pounds and 9 ounces, and was 21 and son from Miami and Mr. inches long. Proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs, I. Ken- and Mrs.ClydeHeltonofClar- neth Morrow and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Holmes. Great grand- endon spent the weekend with parents are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Morrow andMrs. Herman Mr. and Mrs. Glen HeRon. Percival all of Clarendon. Want market Saturday Ads scheduled for last Saturday, had to be called off because of bad weather. It has been rescheduled for thisSaturday, Feb. LANDANDHOUSESforsale. 24 at Leo Snoddy's old Gulf station on Kearney street. Listings wanted. Oneta San- tiers Real Estate, 820 South Allen 874-2533. WILL DO yardwork, terrac- Farm For Sale ing, leveling or any work with FARM FOR SALE -- Near Clarendon, 212 acres. House, a maintainer. Call 874-2191 or good barns, borders Farm-to-market road on one side and 874-3772. Highway 287 on another. Includes 164 acres in CAP with three more years in contract. Price to sell. Joe T. Lovell The office of Dr. Jack Bald- Ph 874-3556 / Night 226-3801. win will be closed this Fri- day. Dr. Baldwin and his staff will be attending the Panhandle District Dental Seminar. T Ray Appliance Service FOR SALE: Country Club GENERAL ELECTRIC FRANCHISE DEALER membership. Call after 2:00 p.m. 874-3715. HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING L ,,,, n WE SERVICE ALL MAKES " THANK YOU for the many cards, flower s and phone calls OF AIR CONDITIONING while I was in Hall County FREEZER AND REFRIGERATION Model EXT-15NT Hospital. SERVICE & REPAIRS Thelma Behrens D, P. RAY, OWNER ic Ft. 1 Our deepest appreciation is CLARENDON, TEXAS 874-3801 "' No-Frost .d...-" -'-_-,J. related to all the merchants 23 Cu. h. Freem00 who allowed us to place peti- :11111 I I I lions fr "controlling and in- ducing lower finances on Idd- CUSTOM SLAUGHTERING b.ut Shelves d*  n A ney transplants and hemo- dialysis in their, businesses. We also thank signers of the forms. To know you were in- I|? Meat Pan AND PROCESSIItG terested means so very much. "" Crispers -- w/t Pinkney and Lee Ann Palmer Menday Th,u Friday in Interior Win Prizes -Server Tray Tunnell 00ou00o, Country Ham tomotive parts. Free chance Back Coils with each$1OOrchase. For ALL yourmre pUr-auto_ Bacon & Sausage Magnet Coor Gasket motive needs, see HEN- i SONPS in Clarendon. flirt it Other Features Grain Fed Beef .o" JFront Quarter Hind Quarter I II IIIII III I HOMEN MEAT COMPANY PHONE 8'/4-2154 CLARENDON, TEXAS I la Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Porter of Claude and Mr. and Mrs. Martin-Ashtola Bernice Porter of Skellytown, and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Porter of Lawton, Okla., vis- ited Mrs, Olie Nelson and Mrs. Bonnie Koontz Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Green were guests in the Horace Green home Sunday noon. Mrs. Lena Mac Graham of Clarendon spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hermesmeyer, Bobby and Gary in Groom. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Rhoades went to Phillips Sun- day afternoon to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Harold Green and Mrs. Austin Rhoades who is ill, but is improving at this time. Walter Hughs was transfer- red from the Hall County Hos- pital to St. Anthony. Hope he is improving at this time. Mr. and Mrs. Harvy Dunn of Pampa visited Mrs. Ollie Nelson and Mrs. Bonnie Koontz Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Par- fain visited in Leady, Okla., with her mother, Mrs. Minnie Taylor over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Frank- lin were guests in the Horace Green home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. CharleyHearn visited one day last week with Mr. and Mrs. Glen HeRon. Hubert Rhoades visited Mrs. Dewey Vaughn in Clarendon Thursday. Robert Partain visited Sat- urday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Nuford Dill. Ellen Green spent the night with Vicki Florist on Friday. Walter Bible of Borger visit- ed Wednesday night with Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Bible. Mr. and Mrs. Dons Finley went to Amarillo Monday, Tuesday and Thursday to see the doctor and he received a good report. Mrs. Burle Hollar and Mon- ty are spending this week in Amarillo. Mr. and Mrs. James Bolln and family and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard and family of Alan- reed visited Mr. and Mrs, Clovis Bible Sunday after- noon. Mr. and Mrs. Skeet Brown and Gary of the Roach Ranch visited Sunday night with Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Rhoades. Mr. and Mrs. Dons Finley visited Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hamel in Amarillo and Floyd Wilson in Claude Thursday. Mr. and Mr s. F rank Mahaffey visited Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Reynolds Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Moffett visited Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Lane Thursday night. The Martin Baptist Church held services in both rest homes Sunday afternoon. There was a good crowd from the church that attended the services. See you all next week. Hedley Mrs. Eva Johnson's brother, JohnM. Neely, passed away Friday at his home in Parnell. Memorial services were conducted at the Estelline Baptist Church Sunday and in- terment was in the Hulver Cemetery.Sympathyis extended to Mrs. Johnson and her family. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jewell, Hobart Moffitt and Miss Myrtle Reeves visited Mr. and Mrs. John Adamson in Turkey Sunday. Mrs. Omie Simmons who has been vis- Ring the Adamsons returned home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Johnson's company Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Arthell Gibson of Pampa and Roger Gib- son and a friend, Jim Conley, of Texas Tech. Mr. and Mrs. Harold White and family attended the high school girls regional tournament held Thursday, Friday and Saturday of last week at Levelland. Lefors the team that beat Hedley played there. Malcolm Glass of Memphis was a Hedley visitor last week. Mrs. Rita Stone of Canadian spent Tuesday of last week with her mother, Mrs. Ansil Adamson. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Skaggs visited the Rev. Billy Wilson family in Pampa last Sunday. M r. and Mrs. PhillipWaddell spent the weekend with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Waddell. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Bridges and children, Karen and Kent and Kent's friend, RobieTessel, all of Amarillo visit- ed Mrs, Mabel Bridges Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Alexander spent some time last week visiting with their son, R. H. Alexander and family in Den- ton. Leland Pierce has been in the Hall County Hospital in Memphis. His condition is reported improving. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Steede and daughter, Toni visited the Louie Bogues Sunday. Mrs. Vivian Ozier, 88, who passed away in Amarillo last week was the wife of Dr. J. B. Ozier who practiced medi- cine in Hedley many years. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Moore visited relatives at Newlin last week. Now that the crop is about harvested we believe we could do without all this cold weather and need a good warm rain. It is getting time for spring gardening to start. Anyway mud is not dirty unless you throw it at someone. Track season begins Saturday (Cont. from Page 1) yard run along with the 330 intermediateurdles. Last year Holland ran the 880 with good speed. He should add an abun- dam.e of depth on the 880. He should also pick up points on the intermediate hurdles. o6t Hitort $houkl be stng this year in the 440 yard dash. Hamilton will be setting his sights high this year to qualify for regional. He will also be the backup man for the mile relay. He should be a very outstanding 440 man by the time he is a senior. The 1973 track rooster includes seniors: Steve Carter, Tommy Shields, Elray King, JohnHolland, Ward Palmer, and Mike Leeper; Juniors: Kenneth Reese, Jerry Holland, Johnny Gerner, Rodney Hicks, Stan Shelton, Tommy Hill, Jimmy Floyd, and Gary Shields; Sophomores: Willie Smith, Scott ]lamilton, Gary Davis, Kenneth King, Randy Croslin, and Danny Monroe. This year there will beaB team track team along with the freshman team. Any B team players who score a point will be promoted to the varsity team.TheB team will go to most of the same track meets with the varsity and will be com- petlng against them. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Irwin of Lubbock announce the wed- ding of their daughter, Andrea Celeste Tiqui, to Shelby Car- way Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Shelby C. Bell. The service was performed on Saturday, February 17, 1973 at Our Lady of Grace Church in Lubbock, Texas by Father Curtis Half- mann. Serving as best man was the groom's brother, Jack Lynn 1973 Track Schedule: February 24th, Fort Stockton March 2, 3rd, Vernon March 9, 10th, Panhandle March 17th, Clarendon College March 24th, Memphis March 30, 31st, Amarillo *April 5th, District track meet (Panhandle-finals at night) April 13th, 14th, Regional (Lubbock) May 4, 5th, State meet (Austin) This year's track team overall should be strong and fast. Clarendon has not won district since 1970, with Memphis win- ning the last.two years. With an abundance of team effort and town support the Clarendon track team of 1973 could be a Bell Bridesmaid was Jamie very strong contender in all meets and a record-breaking Lynn Burkhart of Tulsa, Okla- team. homa, the bride's niece, gT Donley people Clarendon's past track records that the Bronchos will try to break this year are: in hospital Jim Moore -- 100 yard dash -- 9.6 -- 1970 Mac McClellan -- 200 yard dash -- 22.1 1966 A large number of Donley Steve Land -- 440 yard dish -- 49.8 --1969 County residents are in area Pat Chllton -- 880 yard run -- 2:02.2 -- 1969 hospitals, especially in the Sandy Thornberry Mile run -- 4:57.5 -- 19,37 Archie Smith -- 120 yard high hurdles -- 15.5 -- 1967 Memphis hospital. Archie Smi.h -- 3:30 yard intermediate hurdles--42.2 -1967 Donley residents who are in the Memphis hospital include Dova Adkins, Claude Baln, Ra- chel Swift, Stella Spurgeon, Ola Killough, Roger Finch, James A. Howard, Annie Bates, Mrs. Lena Crawford, Bobby Dish- man, Evelyn Tolbert and Ber- nice Martin. Others have been reported in hospitals in Childress, Amar- illo and Groom. R. D. Cagle, a salesman for Chamberlain Mo- tor Co., is ill in the Childress hospital after suddenly becom- ing ill Sunday. Wayne McElroyp manager of J&W Lumber, is home after an illness which put him in the Amarillo hos- pital. Many people have influenza, while some others have other illnesses. With all these people in hospitals, it's pretty certain that Donley County's hospital could be filled if it were open. Benny Reese Charles Louis Bobby Leeper Jim Moore --440 yard relay -- 43.2 -- 1970 Pat Chilton Charles Louts Walter Reese Steve Land -- Mile relay -- 3:24.9 -- 1969 Elray King -- Pole Vault --Height 10'3"--1970 Charles Louis -- Broad jump -- Distance 22'11" -- 1970 Bobby Leeper -- High jump --- Distance 6'2" -- 1970 Tommy Shields -- Discus --- Distance 126'11" -- 1972 Archie Smith -- Shot Put --- Distance ,54'4 1/2"--1967 State Finalist since 1967 Archie Smith -- Shot Put -- fourth place -- 1967 Monte Land Steve Land Walter Reese Pat Chilton -- Mile relay --second place --1968 Steve Land -- 440 yard dash --sixth place --1969 Jim Moore -- 100 yard dash -- third place --1970 Bobby Leeper -- ltlgh jump -- fourth place -- 1970 'Charles Louis -- Broad jump -- first place --1970 *Only state championship in Clarendon Broncho track history.