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' , Hedley WiIhe Johnson s or,j Tuesday of last week Lions Loule Bogue, Lon Harmon, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Crump and son and daughter were BidiH; will practice with Dr. Green in the Medical Arts They enjoyed a wonderful dinner at the churcb,aeTc here visiting the L. D. Messers the first part of last week. The children remained all the week. The Crumps are talk- ing some of moving to Hobbs, New Mexico. The regular monthly meeting of the HecUey American Legion Post No. 287 was held Tuesday night of last week. Cold cuts were served. The meeting was well-attended. The post membership for 1973 is now 78. Leon Freeman, a 6'6" junior on the Hedley High School basketball team, was chosen on the second team of the Amarillo Globe - News Panhandle - Plains super all star high school team. Since Hedley is class B and the super team was chosen from Class A, AA, AAA and AAAA teams as well as Class B, that is that much of an honor. Con- gratulations Leon. P. C. Messer underwent surgery in St. Anthony's hospital in Amarillo last week. His condition is reported as satis- factory. Mr. and Mrs. Alton Reed of Altus, Okla., visited Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jewell last week. Sgt. Sam Younger and a friend from Fort Hood, Texas, spent a week with his mother, Mrs. Sam Younger Sr. Sgt. Younger is an army career man. Bobby Moss of Lubbock visited Mrs. J. B. Pickett Thurs- day of last week. He is Mrs. Pickett's nephew. Mrs. Vera Defuese of Amarillo visited Mrs. Edythe Bain last week. Jim Younger of Lubbock son of Mrs. Sam Younger, Sr., of Hedley has passed his examination as a licensed opti- Otis Holland, Red Doherty and Clifford Johnson attended the noon luncheon of the Clarendon Lions Club They re- ceived a good meal and a warm welcome. Mollie Dickson has been on a trip to Jackshoro and other points where she visited relatives and friends. Harold and June Mithelmon of Mesquite, Texas, were in Hedley last Tuesday. Harold returned home Wednesday but June remained with her mother, Ella Ktrkpatrick, in the High Plains Baptist Hospital in Amarillo. Mrs. Sam Sanders was in Amarillo Wednesday of last week attenng funeral services for Mrs. Beulah Martha Parker, 83 held at 2 p.m.4n the N. S. Grlggs Memorial in Pioneer Chaptel. Mrs. Parker was the wife of the late Mark Parker, an uncle of Mrs. Sanders. She returned home after visiting her children and grand children there. Myrtle Klrkpatrick was lnAmarillolast Tuesday and Wed- nesday with Ella Kirkpatrick in the hospital there. Gilbert Speed visited his doctor in Amarillo Tuesday of last week. It looks like Speedy's foot is making a speedy re- covery. Thursday night 0f last week Hedley Lions Loule Bogue, Herlle Moreman, Garland Freeman and Clifford Johnson attended a zone meeting and banquet at Lakeview. Lions Clubs represented were Clarendon, Memphis, Lakeview and Hedley. Zone chairman Wes Lapgham Of Clarendonpre- sided. | think it's doing competing with bigger banks in Amarillo, Clarendon, etc?. Doing just fine, thank you!!! Our Deposits DOUBLED in the past year. M That's Unique! How long has it been since ! Pvt. Dennis Madero of FortCarson, Colo., spent the week- end in Hedley visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reid have been visiting the Cecil Hun- nicutts in Amarillo. Nancy Hinds Ritchie an daughter Shela visited Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hinds last Friday. They are from Hereford. Billy Drum, E3, of Fort Carson, Colorado, spent the week- endin,/,Iedley visitingMs family, the Lewis Drums, and frlencls.  Mrs. Elizabeth Colliet, Mrs. DollyDaylonand Mrs. Jolean Adams, all of Boys Ranch, visited Mr. and Mrs. Harry Boat.right Friday. It was Mrs. Daylon's birthday. Mrs. Mabel Bridges spent the weekend with the Billy Bridges family in Amarillo. Her grandson, Kent, had dental surgery. Ricky Johnson of Texas Techp Lubbock, spent the weekend with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Johnson. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Clifford Johnson of Corpus Christi. We are glad to see Mrs. Nellie May Gamble, the former Nellie Mae Farrls, back in Hedley. She is living in the Adamson Apartments and working at Eva Hansard's Cotton Bowl Cafe. Shane Rieken ofFortCarson, Coloradowas a Hedley week- end visitor. Weekend visitors in the Sam Sanders home included Mr. and Mrs. Terry Simpson and son Jody, of Amarillo, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Rice and children of quitaque, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles McQuire and children of Amarillo. It was Sam's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Smith and sons of Boys Ranch were visitors in the Harry Boatrlght home Saturday. Dr. and Mrs. Ben Blackwell of Amarillo visited her mother, Mrs. J. B. Pickett, Sunday. The Hedley Cotton Float made a good showing in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Shamrock last Saturday.It had been redone by Mrs. Sue Weatherly in Irish green with Sham- rocks. Riding on the float was Hedley's Colleen in the Miss Irish Rose Contest, Miss DorothyWilson, the Cotton Fes- FE B pli tivalQueen. Also riding on the fioat was the Colleen from rsl a sl opens Clarendon. Otis Holland was the driver. The First Baptist Church of Clarendon has Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Baker's company from Altus, Okla., Sunday, was a sister of Mr. Baker's, Mrs. Cora Fowler. Olen F. (Pete) Messer underwent surgery inst. An- thony's Hospital in Amarillo Monday morning. His con- dition is reported satisfactory. Dean Singleton Editor of The Clarendon Press was a Hedley visitor Monday. The Hedley Lions Club's Annual Broom and Mop Sale will be held Saturday, April 7. Wait for thebargalns. The Hedley City and School elections will be held on that date also. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hoggard visited an aunt in Floydada, Mrs. Rebecca Smith, Tuesday of last week. Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Terry visited in Matador last Thurs- day. Sunday, March 18, the Hedley United Methodist Church Youth Choir were the special guests at the Harrah United Methodist Church in Pampa. They gave a special musical program under the direction of Mrs. Sharon Stafford and Mrs. Sharon Weaihly. Adults attending tim service eluded Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hinds, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Moore, Mr. andMrs. J. D. Skaggs, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Altman, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stafford, Mr. and Mrs. James Duke, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Holland and Mesdames Elsie Shaw, Sharon Wheatly, Flos- sie Wood and Eloise Spalding. ,o - !:!" ' " Mrs, Billy Wilson called this "Hedley Day." Mrs. Oscar Moore's company last week was Mrs. Godfrey, of Memphis, Mrs. Clyde Hoggard and her daughter, Mrs. mort, were shopping in Amarillo Thursday Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hoggard spent Sunday with Mrs. Jimmy Lemon in Brice. Goldie Holland of Plainview is here helping the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Naylor. Nash place two miles east of Hedley's city limits. The W.S.C.S. of the Hedley United with Mrs. Harry Beatright Monday afternoon. Our deputy sheriff Lon Harman helped handle at the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Shamrock day. You will be able to buy your motor vehicle at the Security State Bank in Hectleythis Friday to 3 p.m. Lillian Painter and Jim Fowler of Brice were$ marriage last Friday eveniug. It will be Ladies Night at the Hedley this Thursday night, Come and bring the ladies! guests. There will be plenty of food and plenty off Both will be good. Meeting time is 7:30 p.m. The will be a one act play by the speech class School under the direction of Mrs. Evelyn guests will be Captain Parks of the U.S. Hopkins of the WACS* Both are from Am Stone will serve the banquet. A crowd is a A large number of Hedley folks Day Celebration In Shamrock last Saturday. Mr.J Nowlin Jeffries and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde good time. Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Page of Boys visitors in the Harry Boatright home. Mrs. Herlie MoremanentertainedtheU.D.C. Cl@ t phis with a I0 a.m. brunch last Tuesday. See you along the trail next week. ..... library to the community. Mrs. Floyd librarian, is in the library each Tuesday 4:30 p.m. The church is accepting donations for its ary of good reading books. If you have books memorial either bring them by the church office or call Mrs. Shannon at 3411 and made for someone to pick up the books. You are cordially invited to make use of the by and browse. Books can be checked out ons| basis. Think " The Texas Highway Department Travel and Division reported a record number their Tourist Bureaus last year. 1,598,372 at eleven tourist bureaus; an 18% gain over during the Hemis-Fair, less than a million short years the tourist traffic has increased 1973 is off to a record-breaking start with a in tourist traffic over January 1972. The Bureau had 11,544 visitors. Now, U.S. 287 these two POints. Does this tell us traffic is coming through Clarendon. How can we of it? I | YOUR bank doubled in size? 1 ntir Sto China Pottery Housewares Electric Appliances Lawn & Garden Supplies Tools Bolts Pipe Fitting Come Grow With Us?! Heciley, Texas 856-3611 ezd, Fenton Glass Oneida Stainless 0000a000000msoniteLuggage T ON HARDWAR Clarendon,