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August 11, 1994

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Come in and Start Winning Today! Autumn Tours Added Across fi'om Old Clarendon Gin Easy To Find Boat, Motor & RV Service Owners John & Elodia Cain Home Phone 874-3827 The citizens of Texas will receive an added recreational bonus this year th n ts to a two million dollar construction grant from the Texas Department of Transportation. The Texas State Railroad will for the first time in many years be able to extend its train service for the public. The state historic park which is located between the cities of Rusk and Palestine, will now offer special excursions during the autumn months. "We are doubly excited about the grant", stated park superintendent, Curtis Pruett. "Instead of replacing two or three bridges a year, the grant will allow us to replace the remaining 10 bridges at one time. The winter months, are normally set aside for heavy construction, can now be used to add special events and special runs." The bridge funds will not be allocated until the winter of 1995, which is great news for visitors this fail. The historic railroad is now able to offer autumn color tours the first three Saturdays of November. "For years our riders have been asking for runs during the fall. Now we are able to accommodate them." stated Prnett. According to Prnett, numerous events are being scheduled for this fall: "Starlight" evening runs on the first Saturday of September and Oc- tober, A murder mystery which will be performed on the train in mid October, A civil war battle recreation in late October and a rendezvous of state wide old west gunfight reenactors will be conducted in early Novem- ber. "It is advisable to make reservations for the train trip three to four weeks in advance, particularly with the new autunm color tours and the other new fall events," the superintendent concluded. The Texas State Railroad operates a 50 mile steam train ex- cursions through he hardwood creek bottoms and pasture land of East Texas. The train service runs on Saturday and Sundays through the end of October and on the first three Saturdays of November. The cost for round trip tickets are $15 for adults and $9 for children ages 3-12, one-ways are $10 for adults and $6 for children. Upon request, discount coupons are available for two dollars off each ticket from now until the end of our 1994 train season. To make reservations inside the state, call 1-800-442-8951. Those outside of Texas call 903- 683-2561. The offices of the rail- road are open seven days a week from 8 am. to 5 p.m. WIN UP TO $1000 INSTANTLY! Pick Tour free ame tic The L/ons Ta/e by Gene Alderson .... mnm ..................... ----mm ..... "--.'3 I I ,, I II!00 00rll I AUGUIIT 7-13, 1094  I ' " : i, Claremlon FR.. III SO.O0 iORTH OF gASOLINE FREEII! III L I QAS FOR A YEAR : V T R :111 TAKE THIS COUPON TO BIG II1: :111 COUNTRY FORD 2400 MABRY DR. II1: mill CLOVIS, NEW MEXICO 88101. IF II1' MRIE WARREN fill YOU PURCHASE A NEW VEHICLE II1: ;..o.. T... :111 BEFORE AUGUST 13, 1994 YOU II1: m,,, WILLREC'VE*..OOWOR.. O. ,,,, fill FREE SOUNS COURTESY OF II1: '11[ lip MARIN/IIr)sRWOOD iL"  "]] MICKEY WILLIAMSON GUADALUPITA, NEW MEXICO ALLSUP'S SAUSAGE, EGG, & BISCUIT FOR ONLY umvf my oc0 PAM FREEMAN ILtlXO, OIHO ARCHIE A. CRAWFORD AUWOOOIIO0, NEW MIDO DAVID JONES bJIUM, NLq/ME)O MARLO BOOGUA QNJ.IP, i/MO All second chance Swoepmkos Tickets must be deposited in the stores by August 13th. The drawing for the Ford Eacort LX will be held on Friday August 19th. You must have all your Free Products redeemed by August 31st. ALLFS SHURFINE SAVE ON HOT SHOCK HOMOGENIZED MAGIC LIN KS TARTS MILK STARS GAllON 14 OH1L BOX 2 29 $1 99 $99 FOR The Clarendon Lions Club held its regular meeting at noon on Tuesday, August 2,1994 at the Lions Hall. Fourteen members, two guests and Lion Sweetheart Dee W'dliams were present. A deli- cious Bar-B-O dinner was enjoyed by all and the meeting was called to order by Vice-president Jimmy Johnson. Following the regular opening ceremony, the guests were welcomed. They included Laban Tubbs, the new Ranch and Feedlot Operations Instructor at Claren- don College, who was the guest of Lion Merman and Greg Tamplen who was the guest of his father, Lion Tamplen. A bingo report was given by Lion Johnson and the meeting was adjourned. Clarenb0n (ISNS 947040) is pub- lish weekly for $1850 per year m Donley County and per year out-of-county, by Robert C. W'dliams, dba The Clarendon Press, 105 S. Kearjney, Clendon Texas 79226. Second-class postage paid at Clarendon, Texas 79"226-1110. OSTMASTEI: send address changes to: The Clarendon News, P.O. Box 1110, Clarendon, Texas 79226-1110. Classified ads are $5.00 for the first 15 woxds or less and 10"cents per word for each additional word. Boes or special typograghy are extra. WILSON Open'display rates are $3.60 MEAT per SAU column inch. FRANKS Engagement, and a/mirsary 69120ZO pictures are $5.00 'each. Pic- tures I[ubn,ai,'tted fo/publica- tion slaoutd bepicked up within 10 days after publica- tion. Deadlines for mews and adiclet are normally Monday PEARIlON'8 "BONUS" at 5:00 p.m. Pictures mt be NU"--OLL received by Friday at 12:00 noon. The deadline maybe al- tered for holidat/s. 289 u Any erroneom reflec- tion upon the character of any person or firm appearing in .... ............ these columns will be gladly and promptly corrected upon ...... :iii .......... being brought to the paper's i ii, . :  ' !' , MARY HOGGA'Fr Hoggatt Agends Summer A unique camp eight miles east of Gainesville, Texas, now has a connection to Clarendon. Mary Hoggatt of Clarendon has some 508 campers ages 6 to 18 at Camp Sweeney, a safe, educational environment for kids with diabetes. Camp Sweeney's 80 member: dock, as well as training in such vital needs as blood-sugar insulin injections. In this monitored setting on 340 wonded acres feel free to enjoy the camp's activities: horseback riding, soccer, swimming and canoeing on Lake Dealey. In a 3-week session - held each summer -- campers also learn about exercise perhaps most importantly, they meet other children learning to diabetes. "Before I came to Camp Sweeney," a veteran teenage "I was scared to be away from home. I thought I might have a I didn't want anyone to know I had diabetes. I was afraid that my wouldn't like me anymore. But now, Camp Sweeney has taught me take care of myself, and I feel more independent." Summer camps often turn away children with diabetes their medical and dietary needs. But to attend Camp Sweeney, requirement is that the child have diabetes. Founded in 1950 docrinologist Dr. J. Shirley Sweeney, the summer camp youngsters that diabetes is manageable, for their health, they can enjoy a full and active life. Camp Sweeney is funded by donations from individual and The United Way. About 95 percent of campers receiw to defray summer-camp costs. Camp Sweeney is operated by the western Diabetic Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 918, Gainesville, (817)665-9502. Martin Reunion Scheduled The Martin School - Community reunion will be Saturday, at Lion's HaiL Coffee and donuts will be available for early. A covered dish lunch will be served at noon. Come and day visiting. SLIM SIDES DOUBLE S TV & VCR REPAIR P.O. Box 750 Clarendon, Tx. 79226 Ph. (806) 874-5081 Joanne Barton All-Breed Dog Grooming Monday - FHday 8 a.m. to5p.m. 874-2646 or 874-2497 i! .... (i i See the exciting movies everyone's talkin__.__g about__._ Beethoven II The Ref Chasers Lightening Jack Endangered My Girl.II Intersectmn TI MF_&4BER 1994 TEXAS PRESS ASSOCIATION Stavenhagen 220 Kearney 874-5081