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July 4, 1973

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The Clarendon Press, July 4, 1973, Page 6 Claude-Goodn t i '!i iii i, IT'S AN UNUSUAL SIGHT to see an old-timy contraption like this travelling on a 4-1ane super highway. But nothing's unusual in Clarendon. Syd McElroy, his grandson Mitch McElroy of Claude, and Kelly Tunnell of Clarendon took ;:i !i)i i!!i i! ?  ' : i i  iii i i i i i :!!:I!III i i   iii i i!i! i! iiiii ii iiii  i a Sunday afternoon ride and caught much attention from travelling motorists, most o f them who never had seen the likes of this. The Paymaster Gin is in the background. (Press Photo by Will Lowe) Attend July 4 Activities! III Hot, hot, hoti Lots of bright sunshine for wheat harvest! Everyone's finishing up their combining this week and making plans for a very active weekend. Friday afternoon Goodnight received a shower which was just enough to steam things up. Our downpour was much lighter than what fell in Clarendon. Plans are already being started for the big Caprock Round- Up in town. This year's "whoop 'era up" sounds very enticing, with a queen's contest, a rodeo and a barbeque as Just a few events. Scheduled for July 17-19, the Round-Up will offer a wide variety of fun and entertainment for all. So, after you've caught your breath, from the Saint's Roost celebration, come be with us for our holidays. Even thohgh tip%harvesting haslz'etty well tied most pe- oples hand:ound here the temfferatures have prompted some lovely outdoor suppers. This is the week for the twirling camp. There are a lot of participants, which stands to reason with such professional instructors, Margaret Mann, Becky Busch and others and such reasonable fees. The girls began arriving at their "foster homes" last Sunday and will stay until classes are completed this Saturday. Lynette English returned home Tuesday from the Houston hospital where she had spinal surgery. It's good to have her home so soon. Mrs. A. J. Garland and granddaughter Twana shopped in Amarillo Wednesday. The twosome also dropped by Mrs. Garland's sister's, Mrs. Jenelle Morehead for a short time. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fithen entertained several relatives and close friends. Those calling were Leslie Fithen and boys of Friona and Miss Patricia Benett of Portland, Oregon. Ricky Jones is spending this July 4th week with his grand- parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hess. The W. M. Crains shopped in Clarendon and dined at Ruby Bromley's Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. George Wllmoth and Shannon Hudson recently returned from a four-day visit with the Madison Wilmoths in San Angelo. The Johnny Bairds of Wheeler were weekend guests in the Max Baird home. The Hank Thompsons of Dallas, Jimmy McCrackens of Pampa, Bert Burals of Groom and Bert Chauveaux all con- f O O We have grown because we have helped others grow. gregated in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bural are spending this them. Grace Wingman is in Northwest Texas Hospital this because of a broken hip she received while out week. The Gerald Rays travelled to the Ft. Worth-Dallas have a "look see" at Six Flags and other area parks. Never let it be said that the people of Arm: don't keep up with the news! I encountered more gate Watchers" while getting this week's column believed possible. As Mrs. F. G. Church said, "I do to watch the hearings because there's always exciting going on, and I don't want to miss it! The Joe Lovells entertained family and barbequed chicken dinner Saturday evening in their yard. Honored guests for the "super supper" Jimmy McFarlands, Olen Cooks, Ralph StevensonS, Aduddells, Ben Lovells and Mrs. Lloyd Nelson. The was meant to celebrate the areas successful wheat Miss Inez Blankenship and Mrs. Steve Donald are with friends and relatives this week. The Dick Bennetts of Amarillo were weekend guests li home of his folks, Judge and Mrs. Forrest Bennett. My apologies Captain Jim Kennedy for mis- rank in last week's newsl Mr. and Mrs. Hank Hodges and son Bob Miss., are presently houseguests of the Lee Palmer Renee Jackson of Bedford, Texas, is staying this with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hignett. Mrs. Corine Jones and Geneva andDenny Davis of called on Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hess Sunday evening. Joe Miller was in Clarendon several days ago. The W. M. Crains drove to Philli to night with their daughter and her family, Mr. Hazlett. The Fairview Community is always up to something. Wednesday evening the group sponsored a pot luck and fireworks show. Everyone donated food fireworks so the entire community could enjoy Concerned Claude and Goodnlght friends of Mrs. Swift hope to hear of her release from the hospital too-distant future. The J. B. Hundleys are anxiously anticipating an family reunion. The Jack McGowans were in Amarillo Sunday A. J. Garland is giving son Marion of Sunray a little of fatherly help with harvesting this week. Happy anniversary! Mr. and Mrs. Berl Loveday and Mrs. Roger Johnson. The Bill Gills of Modesto, Calif., stopped by her uncles, the Forrest Bennets, euroute to Miami The Lee Hesses entertained friends with an ice supper Thursday night. Special guests were Mr. and Benny Digs who moved from Claude to Frttch Other guests for the evening were the Rex Bagwell Mrs. Jess Hunley, Mrs. Icy Chapman, Mrs. Janle and children, the Lloyd Reids, Mrs. Raymond Diggs! Mrs. Frances Ford. Saturday night the Albert Fithens and Roy on their daughter-in-law, Mrs. Leslie Fithen in the hospital. Scottie Boomer was in Goodnight Thursday visiting neighbors. Mrs. Myrtle Reed and son Earl shopped in turday and called on Mrs. C. Po Williams. Congratulations and best wishes for a happy future together go to tWo newlywed and Mrs. Micheal Andrew Mills and Mr. and Gene Orahoed. The James R. Lovells of Dumas spent last Canada. The occasion was to reunite the family friend, Phillip Kear. Mrs. Euna Cantrell of the Palo Duro Nursing Home Thursday with Mrs. Bob Roland. The Spencer Matlocks were Sunday guests of Mr. Mrs. W. M. Crain, Happy birthday to : Bobbye Roberts, Smith Harred, Fields, Edith Winkompleek, Jim Perry, Mary Crain, Ma Meador, Lisa Riley, Leroy Campbell, Sterling McBee,. Merrell, Leon Osburn, Jason Cartwright, Shari Smith Longhagen, Roby Butler, Dutch Ashworth, Mary Norma Osborn. Thursday afternoon the Ben and Joe Lovells Amarillo and dined at Chef Luis' Restaurant. The also called on Mrs. Kinch Leathers. % compounded daily, Shortage closes lst00 SAVINGS ACCOUNTS-- effective annual yield 4.6675% CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT LESS THAN1 YEAR--5% compounded daily, effective annual yield 5.1998% 1 YEAR OR MORE--5'0000o effective annual yield 5.7343% 2 YEAR MINIMUM 00o.00oun,,ddoi00,, effective annual yield 6% with only a slight period of non-activity. The Bell Service Station on:East 287, operated bY I Hill, ran out of gasoline early Monday morning, to put a "No Gasoline" sign out in front for MondaY. ever, Hill reported that more gasoline was on its Tuesday, and the doors were once open again at the Elsewhere on the scene, Clarendon stations through June pretty well, staying open by closing and closing early at night. July 1 brought another gasoline quota, and while it was 10% below last quota , local operators were confident that they be stranded. Some concern was expressed because July is which brings out vacationers in full force, and local ors were concerned that the supply might get low the end of the month. But most tanks were full as the first of the month and there's not much telling what the situation later in the month. HOWDY, PARDNER!! Welcome to Clarendon THE FARMERS STATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY C|arendon MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION the annual Cel Hope you enjoy yourself. HOMER BON Clarendon