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Star Route " , i ,Monday_ -1l Friday, 1 q Sept 17-21 Journal :i!i ) m \\;.. One Can Learn From Hobbles home because of ill health, writes letters of appreciation and serves a useful purpose in getting one's mind or as a therapeutic measure, or to afford '.and satisfaction. Some people just collect things in not realizing they even HAVE a hobby, but most Specific items stamp collecting, although I am not the most avit in the world. My particular interest is in old ana U. S. Stamps. I have found my hobby to be as well as diverting. One can learn much about world history, customs, famous people, and a number of became engrossed in rock collecting through the when she was in grade school, and she has nice collection for a beginner. It is fascinating to study all their variations and colors. Uncle Felix Jones of Odessa is a dedicated rock delighted Maxie by calling her a "pebble puppy." fabulous collection and a dark room equipped with which "sees" through a rock and highlights the colors therein. If any of you out there are collectors, him. Though he is past 70, he still roams the new specimens, gives lectures, and even goes to classes to inform himself further. He also has a shop cuts and polishes stones with diamond edge saws P through the hardest rock, but will not cut your fingerl are ham radio buffs, racing enthusiasts of all kinds, fishing lovers, mountain climbers, treasure seekers, surfboard experts, water and snow ski fans, game encouragement to many people. What a joy her life must be (to think of others rather than waste her days in selfpity), and how the recipients must love her[ A man in Seymour collects ballpoint pens and pencils. With around 2,000 in his collection, he says, "I have everything except an old cedar pencil like we bought for a penny and used in school when I was small!" He mounted them in frames and displays them in his place of business. " There are also many antique enthusiasts who collect everything and anything old. A few have truly beautiful things, but most of us know so little about good antiques that we are likely to get duds palmed off on us. I expeciaily like things that have personal significance, such as the glass-front china cabinet with mirrors I proudly own. It belonged to my Grandmother Sessions and is hetwen 60 and 70 years old. I also have a collapsible drinking cup which my Great-grandfather Groves carried in the Civil War. I like old silver and beautiful vases and glassware, though I do not own any. Some antique furniture is a joy to behold, but some is notoriously ugly. Antique collecting is such an expensive hobby that most of us cannot afford it. 1 have read of people who collect old funny booksl What in the world anybody wants with ONE is a mystery to me, much less whole rooms full of musty old fire hazardst Others collect circus posters, theatre bills, picture post cards, books and paintings. I think that dreading an old age with nothing to do but make worthless junk is what gave me the courage to begin writing. I suppose to that extent writing is a hobby to me (the product of and cave explorers, which may possibly be of very little valuel) but putting my are thousands who seem to have a yen for salt and thoughts on paper and reading ideas othes have expressed is more an obsession than a hobby. , ho ,,, 1, ...... ha ,,, a, c+,a I wnt n,. I ...... + I took up painting once, but it didn t "send" me like writing ':+ ".. ' :" ." f'-' ;+.-.-'....=:. e- does. On my easel I have a painting just barely sketched in which -. . - .+ ..... has been m that stage for months I would hke to fimsh R, but nt one to WOrK on, not just o 100K a[. . " .......... n .... somehow putting words on paper is always more fascinating tena wno nas a smau COlleCtlO oz uemltasse cups .... I hope I shall eventually merit being called a writer, but in any me worlo. .... .^ .^ aA ....... I. ............ " . n,.. case, I shall have satisfied in a small way the urge to say qKII Illl UtJHLPUdL,I[ " LLIIL t t.,l t ULL" . , ................ somethmg that gwes at least a few people pleasure numerously puts t In =ne tgg anu I. lnougn I .. . " _ ................. I love to hear from my readers - and I save the stamps for my :el wRh those wno m(e to uo sucn mmgs, ana realize .... , collection [ ing to do' is very important for the mental and th of every individual, I do not want a lot of useless ie volunteer for public service of many kinds, which nest useful and rewarding hobbies I can think of. It at more people with time on their hands do not do ..... , work. Men's Golf Tournament Sunday w a man who never did anything for anyone but whole lifetime He was an alcoholic and a leech on The M n ................ . .... e s .mo lournagnent wm start 3unoay, beptemner to, ed him one time why he started drinking again arter at Clarendon ............ , ,, tountry .IUD. unly memoers ot the ClUn are flied his alcoholism once He said, Well, I just got all w ................. . o eo Jnere wm oe matcneo may m eacn mm J" What a shame to waste a whole life in boreaom  -; ....... . . .. " .... ueaaune mr me tournament IS azuraay at  p.m. ralrlngs will when the are so many that need someone to care . . be posted Sunday mornmg. Call Jm Terry at 874-2166 for your " . ........ entry. The defending club champion is Danny Scarborough woman .om nay' o, mougn co eamne:' hat s a httle bank n Hedley doing Shakers. I suppose I'm a bit lazy, but I don't want a want one to work on, no(just to look at. a friend who has a small collection of demitasse cups Over the world. Women make doodads - "crochet toe covers" as Betty that more people with time on their hands do not do 'Such work. knew a man who never did anything for anyone but a whole lifetime He was an alcoholic and a leech on dusked him one time why he started drinking again after I of a woman the other day who, though confined to her competing against larger banks in Clarendon, Amarillo, etc.? it wasn't' for ! zt little bank, TJhUS:mytt'" Hedley, you'd still be getting 5% or less for your savings. re still the only bank compounding interc and paying quarterly. Our 60th year. SECURITY STATE BANK Urowing Old, Hedley, Texas Direct Line 874-3915 Thinking Young Hedley, 856-3611 pmgPap Reg. 19c to 49c ( 5OOSheets i Ballpoint Pens 9 S[g;S ' "" 4 ve 0010p e s$3.4 o, Stamp Bi]eti Case 00.M0isteners ..o, 29 Newly Publ,shed i1 t  Reg. $19.95  lici,iOiary The BsO 1_..eg-$5.95 Now each rleI gases !I0te Bags $1.8+8 "Upt$N:95each New Olympia Rolodex . Adding !,Filing System 0 00]g;iebooks Scratch Pads I t$4 Now eacht,l Rulers + Bostitch Staplers $3.88 (=oupon 10% OFF ALL ENVELOPE OR LETTERHEAD PRINTfNG ORDERS IF ORDERED THIS WEEK when you present this coupon THE CLARENDON PRESS 10% off all office supplies (except sale items) when you present this coupon. Offer good thru Sept. 21 THE CLARENDON PRESS THE CLARENDON PRESS 204 South Kearney Phone 874-3641 Clarendon, Texas