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July 19, 1973     The Clarendon Enterprise
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!/ The Clarendon Press, May 19, Page 4 The Medical Center here in Claude will collect dust no longer! At 9:00 a.m. Monday Drs. Tom Chatton andGor- don Juan (pened tile building's doors to begin their first week (ff practice for our area. Residents throughout Arm- strong County gathered Saturday afternoon at the clinic to meet {heir new physicians during an informal recep- tion honoring the two. With open arms and many minor aches and pains we wel- corn- you to our locale, Drs. Juan and Chatton. light of our Claude ladies left last Monday, July 9th, for a tourguide trip to ttawaii. Those lfaving their hus- bands to "fend for themselves" for the two week period ar(' Mrs. Ralph Bagwell, Run McGowan, Betty Burrow, Kin;a Beryl Fields, Marianne Wooldridge, Lorene Justiss, Blanchv Ford and Betty McGowan. The previous Friday morning Alice Chauveaux hosted a tea for the travelers. Th- Rex Aduddells have a Colorado vacation in their plans during the next few weeks. Vriday the 13th proved to be a very pleasant and en- joyable ewning for members and their friends of the Baptist Church. The senior choir of the West View Bap- tist Church of Bellville, II1., stopped in town long enough to present their traveling program to the congregation. The program was a choral version of the life and involve- m,nts of Christ Mrs, t,. S, Newberry's granddaughter Judy Tonne, one of the choristers, sang a solo during the presentation. "I don't care if I am bragging, I think she did a lovely job, and besides, what are grandchildren for if you canPt boast at)ut them now and then," quipped Mrs. Newberry. Tlw Ben Ballard clan left this last Tuesday for a fatal- 13 outing to Red River, N. M. Tb( toy Reynolds of Canyon called on Mr. and Mrs. Albert F ithen Sund, y evening. Grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Matlock are spend- mg this week getting a Monopoly and Dominoes refresher c)urse from grandsons Jeff and Jason Kneirim of Amari- llo. Sunday evening the four triedout their baseball tactics. Mrs, James Jackson and children of Bedford left today, Thursday, "after a seven day stay with her folks Mr. and Mrs. Carl ttignett. Mrs. Kathleen Graves went to see Grace Wiegman Fri- day aflernnoon- Over two weeks ago Grace suffered a broken leg during a fall. Presently at home, our convale- scent returned from the hospital last Thursday and Is doing very well. Wednesday the W M. Crains, Mrs. Alda Hudson and Mrs. Retta tlubbard attended the "Texas" showing in the Paid Duro amphitheatre. Fred Longbine was released from Northwest Texas hos- pital SatH'Jay morning To make the drive homeward more comfortable, Mr. Longbine was chauffeured inhisbrandnew 1973 Chevrolet Impala. The Pitts Crudgingtons spent a "much fun whirlwind time" with their daughter Kay of Flu Worth and her two friends Bonnie Timmons of Marshall and Sherri Klein of Houston la st weekend. The three roommates arrived Friday and after going, going, going, returned to Ft. Worth Sunday. Lorrie Stephenson, Michelle Stockett and Elisabeth Good- in along with Kent Scroggins Tommy Butler and James Bible were accompanied by their sponsors Bo Wheeler and Mrs. George Crowell to the district 4-H Electric Camp at Cloudcroft, N. M. this week. Thegroup, along with other 4-tt'ers left on a chartered bus Monday morning. Three of our county residents have been hospitalized due to illnesses since last week's column. Mrs. Myrtle Reed entered Northwest Texas hospital the middle of last 'week. Mrs. Jenny Pound, mother of Mrs. Dle tlughey is a patient in the Groom hospital. J. J. Oliver is also in the Groom hospital, however he has shown definite improve- lnont. Week before last Bob Lemley attended activities at the Philmont Scout Camp in New Mexico. After camp he had a short visit with his grandparents, the J. E. Johnsons. Friday the Johnsons and Bob left for San Marcus to attend the Johnson family: reunion. On their return trip to Claude the Johnsons will take Bob back home to Ft. Worth and spend a brief time there themselves. En route to their new home in Hollydale. Miss. the Chester Maples formerly of Stratford, called on Mr. c.C. Bailey last Tuesday. The Arthur L. Barkleys who began operation of the Firm station over three weeks ago are reporting excellent sales and "as of yet no set-backs due to the fuel crisis." For houseguests last Saturday the Terrill Christians had Rita Collins of Odessa and her friend Tommy Merritt of Idalou. That evening the two composed part of the weekend crowd at the "Texas" program. The Methodist Church took advantage of Sunday's excellent weather conditions and held their services at Cita Glenn Canyon. The all-day affair included the regular worship hour, lunch, afternoon swimming, hiking and relaxation. The outing met with such overwhelming success that plans for a similar excursion have been set up for next summer. Happy Birthday: Rebecca Kemp, Stoney Reed, Vicki Tros- per, Carl Byrd, Jan ampbell, A1 Alward, Melissa Wood, Darla Watson, Frances Reck, Tom Kendrick, Lucille Miller, Dan Eisenhaur, Lois Cook, Jan Gunter, E. J. Britten, John Kimbrough, Joey William Bible, Anna Lee Appling, Forrest Bennett, Velma Bell, Sue Blchsel, Carole Karr and Ruepert Tucker. The Roy Goodwins and the Albert Ackleys of Woodward, Okla., had the Albert Fithens as guests in thedr homes the first of last week. Mr. and Mrs. John Plaster of Canyon called on the Lane Greenways and Billie Wolford Sunday. The Norman Murphys of Colorado Springs were guests in the A. J. Britten home the middle of last week, Mr. and Mrs. J. Robert Poole of Amarillo called on her sister Mrs. J. A. Barker Saturday. "My fishing family is backW was Mrs. Jim HamleyPs reply when queried about news Sunday. Her folks, the B. F. Goodells of Ft. Worth came last Tuesday and have been stocking up on the Greenbelt Lake perch'. Mrs. Ola Brinson of Allen, Okla., Johnnie Greenway and Billie Wolford were in Clarendon shopping last Saturday. The W. M. Crains enjoyed the company of their grand- daughter Ann Smyrl, great granddaughter Kellie Jo and grandson Alan Hazlett Sunday and Monday. The Boomer clan turned out last week and helped Ginger get moved to Lubbock. Friday she returned from Michi- gan where she and husband Jim and girls had been spending several weeks with his folks before he left for a year-long duty overseas. Dr. and Mrs. Bill Chewning and daughter Paige called on the Terrell Christians last weekend. Dr. Chewning serves on the math faculty of the University of South Carolina. Best Wishes to newlyweds Mr. and Mrs. Joe Blanton! The Leonard Baggetts of Hedley were Sunday visitors of their son's family, the Doyle Baggetts. Friday Mrs. Vivian Pittman, Todd and Robin called on Mrs. L,S. Newberry. Mrs. Lilliebelle Roan called on her granddaughter Kathy of Glrlstown last week. Happy Anniversary'. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stephenson, Mr. and Mrs. Emery Goodin, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Jaramillo and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Osborn. Late news from the A1 Alwards reveals that they took in the Amarillo Globe News Fireworks display the evening of July fourth. CONGRATULATIONS Residents of Armstrong County for your 42nd Annual CAPROCK ROUNDUP We're;proudtob as with Claude residents from day to day. We're here to serve you with all your banking needs.. THE FARMERS STATE BA00KI TRUST COMPANY Clarendon, Texas Mrs. W. P. Smith of Norwalk, Calif., called on her sister Mrs. Bland Alexander through last week. Mrs. Lora Kinney of Amarillo spent Wednesday evening with her uncle Mr. C. C. Bailey. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Barker of Phoenix, Ariz. spent all of last week with Mrs. J. A. Barker. The Barkers were en route to Chicago to visit other relatives. Sunday the Ben Lovells, their son Joe and his family, Shirley, Leah and Sheila called on the James R. Lovells of Dumas, Bryan Waggoner called on Tom Miller Monday morning. When I called" Mrs.. V,rrest Bennett foYf/evs Sunday after- noon she said, ''t'm frying chickens for'ur family reunion this evening.' ' The get-together for all the Bennett s and their friends was held in the Fairview community center. Ap- proximately 35 to 40 relatives were expected to congregate. Those staying with the ) ,,rrest Bennetts were Mrs. Ker- mit Sorrells, Sandra Daw, and Philip of Iraan, Mrs. Jean Lynch and Mrs. Alice Martin of Lordsburg. Nathan Ben- nett and daughter Lori and the Murray Nell Bennetts of Amarillo and the Frank Bag-wells. Mrs. Leta Worley called on the Bennetts before the week- end company rush Wednesday. The Max Bairds attended funeral services for a close family friend Mr. Bobby Calcote of Kelton last Monday afternoon. Glad to have ttugh Reed back in the Panhandle area. ttugh, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reed, l.ft he Marines and Camp Pendleton, Calif., to begin summer schl at West Texas State University. ttow happy we are to hear of the Nace Baggerman's new daughter! Don't forget the Caprock Round-Up this we,,k end'. City sales up Clarendon City Sales tax receipts fl)r the first qutrter ol 1973 have been recorded at City ttall in the am.tat 02 $6,627.62 Receipts o$ the period from January 1, 1973 to March 31, 1973 are $148.84 more than the $6,478.78 received during the same period m 1972. In 1971 the total received for the first quarter was $4,93.59. City adm'nistrator Bud Knorpp explained that was the first quarter the tax had been assessed and not all businesses were sending in their quarterly reports. He sees the receipts for the tax increasing gradually each year. The city sales tax is 1Q required on items sold by re- tail businesses in Clarendon. It was voted by the citi- zenry in August, 1970 and went into effect January 1, 1971. To CLAUDE For the 42nd Annual We Have All your Grocery Needs Phone 226-3511 Claude, Texas to the CAPROCK ROUNDUP! CELEBRATION ] Claude takes pride in its | annual celebrat, on, an d ..... | we take pride in Claude. -" We re here to serve your pharmacy needs. |