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T ! LEE'S TRADING POST and SNACK BAR NOW OPEN 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday thru Saturday 10 contestants in Cotton Festival By Clifford Johnson Press Correspondent There are 10 beautiful Hedley High School girls competing for Hedley Cotton Festival Queen. The Contest closes at 4 p.m. during the coronation ceremo- Revival SNACK BAR SPECIAL ! Sunday Hamburgers 25' Rev. and Mrs. Steve Lenney will hold a revival at Assembly t of God Church starting next Sunday, September 16. He and Cokes 5 1, I"*',,e,,0,4), Rose-Dale Lima Beans 80zCan 8c his wife has a wonderful talent of music and ,will be singing special songs. Rev. Lenney is music director of First Assembly of God in Amarillo. He and his choir have an album of religious music. The pastor, Rev. R. L. Leader, gives you a special invitation to be with them every night but Tuesday night. There will be a rally at Paid duro Canyon Theatre that night. Wednesday they will be back at the Clarendon church for the remainder of the week. Apollo Brand Fish Hooks Pack of 6 lOc 00,4000 Picture Frames Reg. 79c 25c Pioneer Dessert Decorations Reg. 25c 12c Package of 4 Baby Pants Aladdin Practice Tablets Reg. 25e RQ. $1 10e 69c nies at Hedley High School gym starting at 8 p.m. Letha Springer and Sharan Stafford have charge of the ceremonies and Sue Weatherly and Mary Ruth White the decorations. Queen candidates and their sponsors are Nicki Bolin, sponsor Bob Bell Insurance; Paula Clendennan, sponsor Bogue Hotel; Kathy Hamilton, sponsor Sodalitis Club; Cliftie Holland, sponsor Donley County Feed Lots, Inc.; Beckie McPherson, sponsor The Clif- ford Johnsons; Vivian MeQueen, Sponsor West Texas Utilities Company; Geneva Naylor, sponsor Security State Bank; Donna Reiken, sponsor Stafford and Son Grocery; Vicki Skaggs, sponsor Donley County Sheriff's Department; and Linda Swin- ney, sponsor Moffitt Hardware. Current Festival Queen is Dorothy Wilson Tisdale. She was sponsored by Donley County Feed Lots, Inc. She is married and now lives in Wichita Falls but will be in Hadley for the Festival. The first public appearances in a group of the 10 candidates will be at Western Plaza Shopping Center at Interstate 40 at Western in Amarillo Saturday, September 22. The Singing Sweethearts and The Springers, Hadley Lions and other festival boosters will also be there from 1 to 6 p.m. that day. The group will again be on Royce Bodifords Farm and Home Show over KGNC TV Amarillo Saturday/October 6, with a half hour pre-festivai show. Dates of the festival are Friday and Saturday, October 12-13. There will be two days of almost continuous free enter- tainment. Old Settlers will be honored Friday of the Festival. The Clmndon Press, September 16, Page 5 THIS NORTHERN PIKE, on &splay at The Farmers State Bank and Trust Company, was caught by Clarence Hamilton on Jan. 23 of this year. it weighed 13 pounds, 4 ounces, and was the largest Pike ever caught in Texas. Greenbelt Lake, where this Pike was caught, is the Northern Pike Capital of the World. [Press Photo] Demos to raise funds The longest prime time television broadcast in history will take place September 15th, as the National Democratic Party sponsors Democratic Telethon I1. With the theme of "America Goes Public," the fund raising event will be broadcast nationally over NBC affiliate stations from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Numerous celebrities will appear during the Telethon, including Paul Anka, Ed Asner, Jim Backus, David Jansen, Rich Little, Bill Macy, Shirley McLaine, Jane Meadows, Barry Sullivan, Dick Van Dyke and Andy Williams. Texas will have five, 5 minute segments during the telecast featuring Democrats from throughout the State. These will There will be two parades be broadcast to stations in Texas The phone numbers will be flashed on the screens of the 16 Texas NBC stations broad- casting the show. He also noted that more than 700 volunteers, including Go- vernor BriscOe, Lt. Guy. Hobby, Attorney General Hill, Land Commissioner Armstrong and Agricultural Commissioner White will be answering phones, tabulating totals and making appeals for donations. Up to the minute Texas totals will Ix broadcast by the 16 Texas stations during S minute segments originating from Dallas. Last year's Telethon lasted 20 hours and raised $4 million from 400,000 contributors. This year's Telethon will be broadcast live from Los Angeles and is expected to reach an audience of 38 million people. An estimated 35,000 volun- teers will man telephones in 30 regional centers across the country. KGNC in Amarillo will carry the event. Editor's quote Book Education is that which remah. whe oTe has [orgot- ten eVcr),thin he learned in school. Albert Einst,in UsedItems: Heaters $3,50 up Saturday, the kiddies parade at overaspeciainetwork. Introducing 10 a.m. and the Festivals 22nd At the present time some of J]8 AD EFFECTIVE  I[ COULD YOU FiX IT BEFORE Annual Grand Parade at 2 p.pa. the Democrats set to appear on kY HUSBAND RETURNS ? There will be plenty to do and the Texas portions include l Moladay thru Wednesday___  ._.__ : -' see both days and nights of the Governor Dolph Briscoe, Lt. - Festival. [ GOV.AgriculturalBill HobbY,commissioner.Attorney Lee Boll General John Hill, Land NOo00??.d and sh!e cle ' Bill Braecklein' Oscar Mauzy .... Vm00Pres nt and Ron Clower of Dallas, Tom c.o00,00,oo o, wo,,00 &Ca Lloyd Doggett of Austin, Jack Hightower of Vernon, Bill Meier of Euless, Peyton McKnight of Tyler, and Tati Santiesteban of E1 Paso. The purpose of the Telethon, " according to Gordon Wynne, Jr. of Wills Point, Co-Chairman of the Texas Telethon Committee, WOMEN'S ' MEN'S raising procedures by offering Sweater Wool Jackets  to reform political fund Americans a real chance to take Long Whale With Fur Lining government out of the hands of Jacket Nylon Quilted by Aspen Ski Wear $39.95 Rainshield Co. $39.75 Sweater Heavy knit, large collar Le Roy $27.95 by Campus $16.95 Nylon Quilted Jackets With Fur by Campus 50 Nylon Filled Jackets by Western Fashion Jackets Western-styled $12.00 5-27.50 special interests, to prove that Americans will finance the political system if given the opportunity, to interest and involve' Americans in a political system they felt left out of, to help restore faith in the two party system by demonstrating that it works, and to build a sound base for upcoming campaigns. Wynne also noted that the Democratic Party of Texas will receive half the funds raised in Texas. in connection with the Telethon. "These contributions will help provide us with the funds we need to insure that the Democratic Party remains a viable force in the state," he said. Governor tDolph Briscoe -,recently called the Telethon "a great step forward in bringing our political process back to the people. In the past too few Americans have had the opportunity to shoulder the financial burden of political Sweaters, Pullove,, Button fronts, Turtlenecks by Campus $6.95-$13.95 Clarendon, Texas campaigns," he noted. "The Democratic Telethon will offer them that opportunityand give them a chance to strengthen "our political pro- cess." George L. Bristol of Dallas, Co-Chairman of the Texas Telethon Committee, said that there will be 316 telephones set up in Dallas and Houston the night of September 1S to take pledges from all over the state. i Market Hall in Dallas, which will serve as the North'Texas 'Telethon Headquarters, will Lee Bell has been associated with The Farmers State Bank and Trust Company for 12 years, coming to the bank in 1962. Lee ran the local movie theatres from 1936 until 1960, then went to work for Chamberlain Motor Company in 1960, and came to the bank two years later. He and his wife, Marie, have two children, a son, Robert Paul, who is with the Security State Bank in Hedley; and a daughter, Lee Ellen Seago of Waco. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church, where he is an elder, and has been active in all kinds of civic activities in Clarendon. Lee Bell is here to serve you. i & TRUST COMPANY have ' 158 telephones. The number is 214-744-4000. Te,[THE FARMERS STATE BANK Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston' will serve as the South Texas Headquarters with another 158 phones and the number 713.2242#100. PersOns making donations during the Telethon should call the number of the closesity, according to Bristol. by Jo Junior 9.95 Jacket Wool with fur collar Battle Jacket-styled by Sweater Sets by Le Roy 5.95-$26.95