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Willie Johnson's HEDLEY news in Hedley this week is the open house at the County Feed Lot this Saturday, July 28th. Lou Hurt westerners of Amarillo will furnish the music. This western band that has played for the last sever- festival dances. A catering service from Amarillo the food. While the feed lot is not new so many Imve been made in the last year the management to see the new lots and other facilities. The County Feed Lot can now handle 20,000 head of cat- employment for over 20 people. Charles originator of the feed lots, is the president of the Hedley resident Dured Gibson of Amarillo visited Johnsons, Mrs. J. B. Pickett and other Hedley of last week. and Angela Wilson of Pampa were Hedley of last week. Ginger stayed a few days to Holland. Sue Noel of Phillips visited the Harry Boat- Wednesday, Miss Noel and Mrs.Boatright visited Mary Anderson in Welling'ton who has been ill. returned home Wednesday from a visit in Her son, Billy Bridges is bringing his Amarillo troop to Greenbelt Lake this weekend. Willie Jolmson and Kate Stone shopped in Am- Y. Wilson, former pastor of the Hedley United Me- Church, and now pastor of the Harrah United Metho- in Pampa, was a Hedley visitor last Thursday. Major Bob Estes, former pastor of the First Bap- and children, Bruce, Traci and Scott, were Hed- last Friday. He has been in both Korea and Ger- ;lnce leaving Hedley. He goes from here to New York to be stationed in the United States for a few editor of the Clarendon Press, was a Hed- Friday. Frank Llndsey and son Bobby Frank were on the / Saturday. aM John Stafford of Ft. Worth have been visiting their Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stafford. aM Mrs. Sam Sanders with some help from the girls, redoing the inside of their home. Mrs. Jap Shaw and Mrs. Clifford John- the Bill 3ohnsons in Memphis last Friday. Mollie Dlckson has returned from Amarillo after a visit with Mrs. Charlie Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. 0111ts. go sPel meetings now going at the Hedley Church of bare been well attended and enjoyed by all. Gaylord from Stamford, Texas, is doing the preach- Thurman Ellerd of Memphis is leading the singing. service is at 8 p.m. Sunday service will be at 11 6:30 p.mo The meeting closes with the Sunday ser- 27th annual Top O' Texas rodeo will be held in Pampa lst-4th with performances at 8 p.m. each night. Birthday to the Rieken twins, Tim and Tony. They 17th of July. Pete Rice and children of Quitaque visited the Sam last week. J, B. Pickett's Sunday company included Mrs. Cheryl children and Mrs. Wanda Pickett of Amarillo. Moffett is visiting relatives in New Mexico this Spalding and Mrs. Bill Jones were in Amarillo FOR RESERVED SEATS Call 669-3241 or Write Box 1942, Pampa, Texas 79065 S made a trip to Llano last week with Tollett of Borger tovisit Mrs. W. D. Bar- also saw her doctor in Dallas. Mrs. Keith Bain of Amarillo were recent visitors last week. She was there to take Mrs. Jack Quisenberry of Chlldress for a check-up with her doctor. While there they visited Mrs, Joe Thomas. Mrs. Goldie Mlkesell of Denver, Colo., has returned home after a few days visit with her mother Mrs. Mollie Dickson. In July, 1969, Mrs. Madaline Thornberry of Claude opened the Hedley Recreation and Youth Center on Hedley's Main Street. It has been in operation every day for the past tour years. Clifford Johnson is the manager. 3. M. Dickson of Panhandle visited his mother Mrs. Mol- lie Dickson Sunday. Ewell Clendennan came home from the Hall County Hos- pital in Memphis Monday. He underwent surgery there Wed- nesday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Herlie Moreman visited Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jewell in Hereford and Mrs. George Jones in Friona last weekend. Mrs. Opal Thomas visited her mother Mrs. Mollie Dlckson last week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Spalding and Deck from Amarillo were here Sunday visiting the Alfred Spaldlngs and Mrs. Tillle Spalding. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hargrove of Little Rock, Ark., visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wiggins and the Nookte Wiggins family last week. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Carter and granddaughter Melody Moreman of Panhandle visited Mrs. W. A. Pierce Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Blankenship celebrated their 70th wed- ding anniversary in California not long ago. They were for- mer residents of Hedley. Mr. and Mrs. Blankenship are charter members of the First Baptist Church of Hedley which they helped to build in 1909. They farmed in this area for over 60 years. They now live in Long Beach, Calif. They have five children, O1sen and Lionel Blankenshlp, Mrs. James Ney, Mrs. Pete Armstrong and Mrs. Robert Axteil; twelve grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Louise Long and Mrs. Martha Nell Hill made a busi- ness trip to Amarillo last Thursday. Mrs. Lloyd Leggitt visited in Amarillo last Saturday. Attendance was real good at the Sunday morning service of the First Baptist Church of Hedley. Rev. J. J. Terry is the pastor. Mrs. Elva Davis had Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pierce of Amarillo for Sunday company. Attendance was good at the Sunday morning service of the Hedley United Methodist Church. Rev. J. W. Rosenberg of Pampa brought the message. His sermon was on the life of Jonah, Mrs. Sharon Wheatly had the opening service. Spe- cial music was a solo by Mrs. Sharon Stafford accompanied by Miss Cliftie Holland. Mrs. 3. B. Pickett's company last week included Miss Edythe Plunk and a friend from New York City, Mrs. Josie Plunk Chesser and Sarah of Dumas and Mrs. Emma Luel Plunk Noland from Hereford. It is nice to have Vernie Wade back home from the hos- pital. The Wades' recent company included the Sandlfns from Iola, Kan. Lonie Bogue stated in his report on the Lions Interna- tional Convention that the most impressive event he and his wife Dottle saw was the International Night Lions show. The show consisted of 15 acts from stars of many countries. The emcees announced the numbers in Spanish, French and English. Mrs. T. H. Gilchrest Is reported to be improving at the Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo where she has been some time. Mrs. Pete Messer, Mrs. Doyle Messer and daughter An- gela visited Mrs, Ethel Simmons in the Wellington Nursing Center. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Holland have returned from }lousion where they have been vacationing, The Clarendon Press, July 26, 1973, Page 7 Man hit by lightning Roy Lee Helms of Clarendon was slightly injured Friday evening when he was hit by lightning during a thunderstorm. Roy Lee said he was opening his pickup door when the ligh- tening hit him, knocking him to the ground. He said he was knocked out for a time, then woke up to find his side was nataL, and his foot was slightly burned. After resting Friday night he was in good shape, except for a slight burn on his foot. 73 students in summer school A total of 73 students registered for the second semester of summer classes at Clarendon College. Classes are well under way each night, and will continue until the middle of August. The 3 total was off a bit from the I00 enrolled for first semester, but the drop is usual for summer school. ENTERTAINMENT during intermtssionat the MissArmstrong County pageant in Claude was provided by Shella Mayben and her baton. (Press Photo Scouting news Beginning Tuesday Scout troop #33 will meet at 7 p. m. They will begin a sailing merit badge for those boys who earned the swimming merit badge at summer camp. They will also take the canoes to the lake and those wanting to work on the fishing merit badge are asked to bring their equipment. Any adult who can help transport the Scouts and equip- ment for these merit badges please contact Tommy Saye. Tracy Cagle in Pampa contest Tracy Cagle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. D, Cagle of Clar- endon, will represent ClarendonSaturday in the beautypageant at the Top O' Texas Rodeo in Pampa. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tale, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Carson and son and Mrs. Susan Cosby and baby all from Borger were guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Tale Sunday. Mrs. Nora Hartwell's weekend guests were Mr. and Mrs. Philllp Coble and children of Panhandle, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Choat of Plainview and the Arthur Barnes of Pampa. Superintendent of Hedley schools Garland Freeman states that much work has been done on the building and grounds this summer and the school will be ready for the starting of the fall term. Sam Sanders is the new custodian. The teach- ers will report Friday, August 10th, and the pupils, Monday, August 13th. The lunchroom will open Wednesday, August 15. Happy Birthday to Mrs. J. B. Pickett. Her birthday is Tues- day of next week, July 31st. The showers have been nice. The only thing better would be more of them. It is a good time to plant your fall garden. Special planting days for root crops such as turnips, beets and radishes is this Friday and Saturday, July 27-28. AND FEATURING... Beautiful Vonnie Dean and "The Southern Belles" direct from Las Vegas and the Grand Ole Opry... also play- ing for dancing nightly at the Armory on the Rodeo Grounds. .... ¢bdbdb STOCK FURNISHED BY ... Sonny Linger Rodeo Company ooo co, ;oo00: CIATI01. of his aunt Mrs. Edythe Bain. J. S. Hinds have returned from a trip to Abi- eGameswereenJ°yedbYdoor pri and Mrs. bUI00UI'00L00I00L ..... --" m i i i i i ) , a '!) " ?en of AmariLlo and Mr  m@I1  ,o,++. + +) In church Sm iay morn. as Hospital t n Amarill He00leyvisi+rS00day N N @ N IIII==.=II=II===l )RerseveralIripstOth'stay'HOSpltal'AmarillO ,,e:,hursdayare gla,o tO DONLEY COUNTY FEED LOTS, INC '++, on the openinE of the new feed batch plant and the new pen expansion. ,, We've b hi g this fi rg i ti een watc n ne o an za on grow, an we are proud that this g00ant operation is h Ipi ty g e ng our coun row. sed to many why +package' )ed, to cover risks at less cost meet:ete p licieS.mowzA/ourr'mCY°rcomplete°ffersMultip'Thea May we wish you the •best of success in the future WALT KNORPP PH. 874-3521 : THE DONLEY COUNTY STATE BANK 4) Member FDIC   "  Clarendon, Texm A V There they helped Mr. Hinds' father celebrate Mrs. Tom Pat Leggitt and John of Pampa visited Sunday. party at the home of Mrs. Martha Nell Hill was well attended. Sharon Stafford won the door prize and Mrs. won the Tupper Bingo prize. Mrs. Sam Sanders' Sunday company included Mr. . Charley McQuite and children of Amarillo and Mr. . Terry Simpson and son Jody of Canyon. see Cathy Duke back in church Sunday morn- a short stay in the West Texas Hospital in Amarillo Myers of Pampa was a Hedley visitor Sunday. Mann is at home again after several trips to the Hospital and an Amarillo Hospital. We are glad and is at home to stay. Quisenberry was in Amarillo Thursday ot Yes, the homeowner, farmer, busi- nessman, all are exposed to many risks of loss. That is why 'package' POlicies were developed, to cover these multiple than the separate policies. Knorpp Insurance Agency offers a Homeowner, Farmowner, or Multip- Peril policy to meet your complete insurance needs. Armstrong County Medics! Center announces the association of Gordon Juan, M.D., and Tom Chatton, M.D. for the general practice of medicine area 806 226-5611 123 Parks Street Claude, Texas 0