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Illll I Clarendon, Donle]/ Count]q, Texas Sunday, September 23, 1973 Ill I I I I I Volume II No. 24 I I onchos rol, I again, beat anah Indians 21-7 do it with all ease like they did a week before, but Bronchos did the right things at the right time and off a stiff defense effort by Quanah to beat the Indians, I a hard-fought battle played here Friday night. one of those defensive battles that never got boring. It battle that popped leather so hard you could in the stands. put together a fast-break running game and game to put the most points on the scoreboard. that flashy Bronc offense that meant the difference. told the story. Clarendon racked up 324 total !Quanah's 185. The Broncs, behind the running of picked up 214 yards rushing and totalled 110 in their offensive efforts. the star of the offensive show. He picked up 130 on 19 carries to lead the game statistics. He was usual, going through the middle, Up the side and as he ran briskly for the valuable game-winning Reese was slowed down a bit by some key plays, but picked up 38 yards in 15 efforts. for 12 yards on 4 carries, quarterback Croslin and 8 carries and Gary Shields {t/it 26 ! 2 carries. a good job passing, hitting 4 of 10 for 110 yards. He for a 6-yard touchdown pass and reached Johnny an 80-yard scoring pass. the Broncs looked as tough as ever. The terrible of Jimmy Floyd, Danny Monroe and Tommy Hill hit quick and fast to keep the Indian offense down, as did the t'est of the defensive crew. The Broncs did have another night of "fumble-itis," losing 4 fumbles, but it didn't keep them from shining. Obviously, they'll have to work on those as the season goes on. The Bronehos scored on their first series with the ball. Quanah took the kick at the opening of the game, but couldn't materialize a drive. A punt on fourth down hit Reese on the Quanah 43, where he was downed immediately. Johnny Gerner ran for 1, Croslin passed to Scott Hamilton for 12, Reese fell for a minus 2, then King took a handoff, ran around the right end and gallopped in for the touchdown from 32 yards out. King's kick was good and it was 7-0. On the next series, Quanah's Edward Hobbs fumbled on first down, and Clarendon's Gary Davis recovered on the 35. Croslin hit Reese with a screen and he got to the 25, King ran 4, Reese 4 and Croslin kLt the ball to the 10. Reese squeaked down to the 8, but on second down, Croslin fumbled and the Indians ended the drive with a recovery. Quanah's score was set up in the next series following a long punt which put theBronchos down on their own 9. From the 9, King fumbled the ball, and Quanab's Steve White recovered. Two passes put the ball on the 6-inch line, and running back Mike Melton took the ball in for the score. The kick tied the game up at 7-7. Clarendon muldn,t stand the tie, and on the return kick, Reese broke loose and ran from his own $ to the Quanah 37. On first [Cont'd. on Page 3] Golf Pro leaving Jim Terry, the golf pro at Clarendon Country Club, an- nounced Friday that he will leave the Club on October 15. He will go into the golf course construction business, he said, and will live in Lubbock. Terry came to Clarendon in September of 1971 from Amarillo. Prior to hiscoming to Clarendon Country Club, he had been golf pro at Childress, Hereford, Seminole and other  t places. He also had previously  bee'n in the golf course construction business. His wife, Irma, has been very active in golf and women's associations in Clarendon. She has been specially active in the Women's Golf Association. Applications are presently being accepted at the club for a replacement for Terry. RODNEY HICKS [61] looks much like a steer wrestler as he pulls down Quanah's Brad Smith [80] to keep Smith from scoring defender and Fflday night. Smith had escaped every Clarendon ! was headed for the pal when Hicks made the one.man, score-saving tackle. This tackle was one of the turning points of the game. [Press Photo by Richard Allen] School Board Wednesday voted 3 to 1 to turn by Donley County taxpayers in the Alanreed for annexation of portions of the Alanreed the Clarendon School District. of the landowners in the Donley County portion of District had signed a petition asking that be annexed to the Clarendon School District. The to be approved by the Gray County School Board "1 Farmers State Bank Alanreed annexation proceedings fail, announces changes and the Donley County School Board. The Gray board turned it down, thus killing the move. The key factor in the Gray County board turning the annexation down was opposition from the Alanreed School Board. The Alanreed board said that the annexation would take from $10,000 to $15,000 a year in tax money away from the Alanreed district, which they said would sign the death warrant for the already financially troubled district. A petition has been presented for the consolidation of the Alanreed district with the McLean district. No election date has been set. but presumably the election will be in the near future. The Aianreed board is opposing the consolidation to McLean, a spokesman said. and if the consolidation attempt fails, then Alanreed will be faced with another year of finding enough money to operate on. This being the case. the Alanreed board felt that any loss of taxes would cripple the district. i Van Kennedy, vice-president and director of The Farmers State Bank and Trust Company and an employe of the bank for 49V2 years, has retired from the bank, it was announced this week by Emmett O. Simmons, president of the bank. Simmons also announced promotions for four other members of the bank staff. including Lee Bell, Viola Graham, Phyllis Ford and Doris McAfee. Bell was promoted to vice-president and the other three staff members to assistant cashiers. Kennedy came to The Farmers State Bank and Trust Company 49V2 years ago. He had lived in Lelia Lake prior to that, Where he worked for the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Lelia Lake. He left the Lelia Lake bank 'and came to the Farmers State Bank in March of 1924. Kennedy and his wife are members of First Baptist Church, where he has been a leader for years. They have a son and a daughter, Richard V. Kennedy of Houston and Mrs. Dorothy Bagweli of Claude. Kennedy was honored with a dinner Saturday night at the Clarendon Country Club by friends and associates. Simmons said that Kennedy will remain a director of the bank and will have the title of inactive vice-president. Bell has served as assistant vice-president of the bank prior [Cont'd. on Pase 6] Van Kennedy...retlrea after 4),P/z )'ears with The Fm'mers Sttte lhnk, d