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FIREMAN JOHN STEPP puts the hose on the blaze of a fire in North CLarendon Tuesday. The utility building behind a residence caught fire about 3 p.m. Tuesday, and firemen quickly extinguished the blaze. (Press Photo) Corner Ladies Golf Association met in the club house last for lUnch and to elect officers for the coming year. Welcomed. Play day will begin the first in April with weather permitting. of ladies had a stag party in honor of Lucllle Gar- night at the Club house. Gerald Rapp dropped in up the party by playing the piano, so naturally song followed. We hate to lose the George Garrisons membership, but they are in Escondido, California. Joining their daughter part of the Week was too rainy for golf, but the m stayed busy. Sunday was a great day for golf. all over the Panhandle gave the course a try Where I stood two tee shots almost went out of is Tbiur%_hit by Harry Woods and Larry Ripple. is ment Day for the Ministers and Laymen. Tournament Day for the "AM-AM." Call pro Particulars. night is "family night" so make your early. That,s Wednesday, March 21. There will eighty dollar bills for t lion if do - . he player who can get five in the a]ler zn a certain amount of numbers in- Ex-students meet ;soclaion rctors of the Clarendon College Ex- administr_ L "Unday, March 11 at 4:00 p.m. in aion building. ade for the annual Ex-Student Reunion which nSaturday, June 9th and Sunday, June ittees Were appointed by the president and to roll to get this year's reunion on the r a fun time for all. are encouraged to contact James Siaven- o. '-'arlene Spier, Clarendon. Delta Kappa Gamma meets On Saturday, March 10, 1973 the Gamma Kappa Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society met in the West Texas Utility Meeting Room in Childress, Texas, at 2 p.m. The president, Mrs. Edna Smith of Childress, brought the meeting to order. The invocation was led by Mrs. Audrey Tribble of Memphis. The Birthday Tribute was given by Miss Esta McElreath of Memphis, a charter member. She gave a brief history of Gamma Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, and read two poems that she had written, one about the charter mem- bers and another one in memory of Mrs. Anna Mae Fos- ter, a charter member, who passed away this year. Mrs. L. C. Sweat, of Wellington, introduced the guest speaker, Mrs. Helen Gribble, who is a demonstrator with West Texas Utilities of this district. Her subject was Foods of Other Cultures, "What's Cooking on the Front Burner?" She demonstrated the use of electrical ap- pliances. She prepared a chilled cherry cream pie in a blender. She also prepared Pecan CocoanutChewies, Straw- berry Jam Squares, Sausage Balls, and a shrimp dip. All of these dishes were delicious. Mrs. Gribble gave each one present a nest of measuring oups as a gift from West Tex- as Utilities. Guests for the afternoon were the American Association of University Women. The birthday cake and coffee were served by hostesses Betty White, Nancy Murchinson, and Edna Smith. Members from Clarendon who attended were Ivy Dee Hlnk- le and Naomi Gilbreth. The next meeting will be in Memphis April 14. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Truett Hall request the honour of your presence at the marriage of their children, Susan nd James, on the twenty-fourth day of March, nineteen hundred and seventy-three, at half past two o'clock in the afternoon in the First Methodist Church, Wheeler, Texas. Reception in Fellowship Hall. We're Growing 0 The Clarendon Press, March 15, 1973 Page 9 Hedley's Singing Sweethearts presented a program at the Clarendon Public Schools Assembly last Wednesday morn- ing. Mr. and Mrs. Burt Stone and Mrs. Myrtle Kirkpatrick visited in Amarillo last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jewell spent part of last week at Hereford and Dimmitt with Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Klnsey and Mr. and Mrs. Y. C. Hopson. Bill Reeves spent last Thursday afternoon and night with his aunts, Miss Myrtle Reeves and Mrs. Harry Boatright. Bill, a former Hedley and Plainview basketball player, is a basketball coach at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is scouting for players. From Hedley his tour will take him to Canyon, Lubbock and El Paso. Thursday of last week was a big day at the Hedley Public Schools. Many townfolks visited the classrooms and were welcomed by the teachers and students. The displays of peg boards and work papers were good. Guests were register- ed in some rooms. Twenty-eight visitors enjoyed the delicious lunch served in the cafeteria of turkey and dressing, green beans, mash- ed potatoes, cranberrys, fruit Jello with cream, tea, coffee and milk. Everyone was welcomed by all the teachers and staff workers. Last Thursday night's meeting of the Hedley Lions Club was well attended and a good bit of Lion business was at- tended to. Miss Tanya White, a senior in Hedley High School , has been choosen to play in the East-West All Star basketball game in Amarillo, March 24. Mrs. Ethel Simmons has been in the Hall County Hospital in Memphis. Keith Mann has completed his requiremems for gradua- tion at West Texas State University. His major was in ac- counting in the college of arts and sciences. Congratula- tions. Fay Frost, 67, passed away last Thursday morning in the High Plains Baptist Hospital in Amarlllo where she had been for some time. Memorial services were conducted at the First Baptist Church in Hedley last Saturday morning with Rev. J. J. Terry officiating. Interment was in the Rowe Cemetery at Hedley. Miss Dorothy Wilson, Hedley Cotton Festival Queen, has entered the Miss Irish Rose Contest at the St. Patrick's Day celebration in Shamrock this weekend. Shane Rieken of Fort Carson, Colorado, was a weekend Hedley visitor. The next meeting of the Hedley Lions Club will be Thurs- day night of next week March 22nd at 7:30 p.m. It will be ladies night. Mrs. Kate Stone will serve the banquet. A good program is in the making. Forest Morton and his mother, Mrs. Ed Morton, plan to move into Hedley as soon as repairs are finished on their home. They purchased the Dorothy Stephens house on First Street. We are glad to see Mrs. Elmer Howell back at home after a stay in the Hall County Hospital in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Taylor, daughter Debbie and son Dwane spent the weekend in Hedley visiting Mrs. Celia Lamberson, the Jap Shaws and others. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Shaw and Randy visited with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Shaw in Clarendon last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles N. Johnson and children Charlotte, Grant and Cindy of Matador spent Sunday in Hedley with the Clifford Johnsons. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moffitt of Pampa spent the weekend with his brother, Hobart Moffitt. The Art Department of West Texas State University is showing the art work of Charles D. McQuire in the ball room of the Activities Center at the University. A recep- tion was held last Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The art show will continue until this Saturday. Mr. McQuire is a son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sanders. His wife is the former Betty Sanders of Hedley. They now live in Amar- illoo Jack Stafford has been in the Hall County Hospital in Me mphl s. A Lions Club Zone meeting will be held in Lakeview this Thursday night. Towns represented in the zone are Claren- don, Howardwick, Hedley, Memphis and Lakeview. Boss Lion Louie Bogue, secretary O'Neil Weatherly and some other Hedley Lions plan to attend. Mrs. Jap Shaw, Mrs. R. A. Shaw and son Randy made a trip to Chlldress Monday. at The Oonley County Feed Lots, Inc. $600,000 batch plant is near completion, and Construction on our pen expansion begins soon. / We're building one of the best facilities in the Southwest. And we're proud. Let us feed YOUR cattle. Our program is one of the best. Our services are second to none. \\; t PJ, o, .2 33 f Robert Pickett and son John of Amarillo visited their mother and grandmother, Mrs. J. B, Pickett, last Sunday. Tanya White, a five foot senior guard on the Hedley High School girls basketball team, was chosen on the All-State girls basketball second team. Congratulations. It is nice to see Hollie Byers back in Hedley and back to work on his route after a stay in an Amarillo hospital. Little Miss Shana Stafford and baby sister Lamona spent most of last week with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Shale Weaver in Silverton. Mr. and Mrs. Weaver brought them home and spent the weekend with the Fred Staffords. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Holland of Plalnview visited Mr. and Mrs. Sam Owens and Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Naylor Sunday. Rev. Larry Altman and wife Marsha of Dimmitt spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Altman. Sunday he filled the pulpit at the Hedley United Methodist Church for the morning service. Attendance was good. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Ketchum of Los Angeles, California, visited Mr. and Mrs. Herlle Moreman last weekend. Mrs. Ketchum is Herlie's sister. Troy Lemley, Hedley High School basketball coach, is the new scoutmaster of HedIey Troop No. 36 Boy Scouts of A merica. The Hedley scouts have been without a scoutmas- ter since the Rev. Billy Wilson moved to Pampa. Visiting with Mrs. Mabel Bridges last weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Billy Bridges and children of Amarillo. Also her grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Getters of Riverside, California. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Payne went to New Orleans, La., last weekend. Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Terry were in Munday, Texas, on business last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Doc Scibley of Bsttendorf, Iowa have been visiting her mother, Mrs. Ed Morton and her brother, For- est. While here they are helping Forest get the Morton home in Hedley redone before the Mortons move to town. Mr, and Mrs. Don Altman of Lelia Lake came to Hedley last Sunday to hear their nephew, Larry Altman preach at the United Methodist Church. Last Saturday night Mr. and Mrs. Herlie Moreman drove over to Wellington to hear the Gospel Lads from Joplin, Mo., at the First Christian Church there. The Gospel Lads can be heard over KVH in Amarillo every Sunday morning at 7:30 aom. Mr. and Mrs. Burr Stone were in Amarillo Monday visit- lng Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Winters and other relatives and friends. Weekend visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Nay- lor were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Frye and daughter Katra of Amarillo. Katra will stay for aweek'svisit with her grand- parents. Other visitors include a nephew, Dannie Naylor of West Texas State University at Canyon and a niece, Miss Susie Maxwell and her friend from Houston. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Mann of Clarendon visited Mrs. Edythe Baln Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Willis Long and Richard Frazier of Salina, California, and Mrs. Peggy Myers of Enid, Oklahoma, were Mrs. Johnny Long's visitors last week. Roy Ritchie of the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado, and some of his army buddies were Hedley visitors last Sunday. The Hedley Lions Club's annual light house of the blind broom and mop sale will be held Saturday, April 7. Wait for the bargains. The spring revival at the First Baptist Church will begin Sunday, April 8 and close Sunday, April 1S. Rev. Hubert Foust of Graham s Texas, is the evangelist and Rev. Ray Wood of Apache, Okla., will lead the singing. Mrs. Faye Howell of Dalhart is spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. John Tate. Their Sunday visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Bufford Barner of Amarillo and Mr. and Mrs Beatty of Memphis. Mrs. Sam Sanders and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Wiggins and children visited the Charley McQuires in Amarillo and at- tended the reception and art show honoring Mr. McQuires work at W.T.S.U., Canyon, last Sunday. Now that the storm season is approaching it is well to remember that three blasts on the siren isthe storm signal. However, it does not necessarily mean that a tornado has been sighted but they do mean that everyone should watch the clouds and take the proper actions. On March I, Mrs. Mabel Bridges attended a banquet at the Victory Baptist Church in Amarillo given by Boy Scout Troop No. 97, with parents and others as guests. Her son, Billy Bridges, isscoutmaster of this troop. Billy Bridges was a member of Hedley Troop No. 36 Boy Scouts of America over 3G years ago. Clifford Johnson was scoutmaster of the troop at that time. Last weeks rainfall in downtown Hedley totaled as much as 2 3/4 inches. If you have news for The Clarendon Press Call Mrs. Willie Johnson, phone 856-3471. Young Clarendonites unique---it's pride The younger generation of Clarendon is unique. Ever notice it? They Just stand out in a crowd. Do you have any idea as to why? It's pride. You can feel it when you're around them. These young adults are proud of their home school and background. And, what's more heartening, they take an even greater pride in preserving and carrying on the tra- ditions of the community. To be "The Best" (regardless if it be football or band- from Junior high to high school) has been a notorious Clar- endon trait for numerous seasons now.. The incentive and dedication in our teams, groups and individuals through- out these years is to be awed! There's one other thing characteristic of our teenagers. Have you ever noticed how much sharper or heater our clubs and teams looked when they're around other school's organizations? Something about Clarendon kids makes them look Just a little big ahead of the cTow_d, It's good oi' pride. When I was in high school we had a chant we'd yell at the top of our lungs after every trip we took. It went something on this order: "We're from Clar- endon --- Couldn't be prouder -- Can't hear  mw we'll yell a little Iouderl" In this cheer is the essence of the younger generabion's attitude: they'll work, devote and sacrifice all they've got to be the very best they can be and if that won't "get it", they'll work until they do. There's no "quit" in these strivers. They want to be number one and they know the shortest road to their destination is WORK. Our "kids" are the biggest community promoters we've got. When a stranger asks one of them where he's from-- don't listen for an answer - look for it in the gleam of the eye or swell of the chest!'.! Illili i i Mr. and Mrs. Jack Usrey visited in the home of Mrs. Usrey's parents, the Lois Putmans, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Waldrop and their son, Colby, of Friona and Mrs. Bill Lester of Lubbock visited with their mother, Mrs. Margaret Waldrop.