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Donley County.... Land of Progress Clarendon, Donlet County, Texa__ e Ward 00contlnues little more than two months Ronnie Ward was working field and had a freak A truck ran over him, hing several bones and him in terrible pain. He placed in St. Anthony's in Amarillo, where he today. has been 10ng one. Several attempts been made to save leg, which was crushed. The first .edures didn't fully and additional surgery )erformed yesterday Doctors are that this round of will put Ronnie on road to full recovery. the financial burden has a big one. Already, over in medical bills have with the worst yet to And Ronnie didn't have and he faces the alone. of Ronnie's friends are and have started a to help pay the medical for Ronnie. The fund has about $400, but still a long way to go. wanting to contribute fund may deposit money Farmers State Bank & Company. The fund is set as the "Ronnie Ward at the bank. Friends to donate money can directly to the bank, e it to Alderson Chevrolet or it to the office of the First Church. Mrs. Gene is in charge of the Wl N'IIR 5MORT IF: NO'r I, DtJ IN 9 IRIN!D,. IIIIIi, ' THE CLARENDON COIJ.EGE Drama Department will pmmmt "Lelt Hm4zmt" next Tumulay hi.at the Hmmed Slstert Fine Arts Center. The cast lael.des, trent row, "Frtek Griffin, Corky Joburt, Charles CUnten and Richard Allen; back row, Katrina Messer, Jon Cartwright , Cherrl Bates, Amy Lemley, Robert Bell, LaVeroe Fetche, Pant Gattls, Joburta Helms and Pant Sanders. [Press Photo] 'Lost Horizons' set next week One of man's most cherished dreams is the dream of a perfect or a perfect world. "Lost Horizon" is that dream as by James Hilton in one of the most widely read utopian of the twentieth century. ]'he drama department of Clarendon College, under the of Norma Selvidge, will present the production of "Lost on November 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Harned Sisters Art Center of Clarendon College. The production will feature the talents of several Donley society to be formed here he Donley County chapter of the American Cancer Society is its organizational meeting Monday, November 5, at 7:30 in the Community Room of the Farmers State Bank. John Executive Director of the Amarillo District, has been in stirring up interest in the organization, trying to a chapter in Donley County. organization is made up of volunteers who help in the of research, education, public information and generally keep the public informed of the dangers and warning of cancer. This is done through the use of films, talks, and posters shown or given to various clubs or civic )S. desiring to attend this meeting and interested in the problem should attend the meeting if at all possible. ACS performs many services, including reaching the money raising activities and public information. The also assists in any way possible those afflicted with by furnishing transportation, offering counseling helping provide necessary sickroom furnishings, or surgical dressings. seven warning signals of cancer are unusual bleeding or a lump or thickening in the breast or elsewhere, a that does not heal, change in bladder or bowel movements, or cough, indigestion or difficulty in swallowing,and a wart or mole. However, there is only one sure way g cancer - get a check-up, i Wreck kills woman County students and offers an outstanding evening of entertainment for all. High Lama, a character portrayed by Robert Bell, is a person of high wisdom that the citizens of Shangri-La look toward for direction and advice. Joburta Helms plays the part of Sally, a girl from the western world! that has a drug habit who overcomes her problem while visiting Shangri-La, falls in love with a visitor from the western world and leaves Shangri-La only to find disappointment. Katrina Messer plays the role of Lo-Tsen and will be featured in dance as well as her role. Charles Clinton is the comedian of "Lost Horizon" in his role as Harry, a visitor from the western world. The part of Wea Gnu, a Tibetan servant and resident of Shangri-La is played by Jack Bell. Amy Lemley of Hedley will portray Tashi, a young Tibetan girl from Shangri-La. Other characters of the cast are Madame Chang played by Laverne Fetsch from Munday, Conway played by Richard Allen of Perryton, Mailinson played by Frank Griffin of Gruver, Miss Brinklow portrayed by Pam Gattis of Irving, Mr. Barnard played by Corky Joburt of Boys Ranch, Helen played by Pare Sanders of Tucumcari, Ai Ling played by Cherri Botts from Adrian, Qua Ling portrayed by Jon Cartwrigh[ of Amarillo. "Lost Horizon" will also feature several youngsters .from Clarendon in the roles of Village Children. Playing the parts will be Rune and Whitney Cosper, children of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Cosper; Gina and Brigett Spier, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Spier; Tracy and Deanya Waters, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Waters; Mary Kathryn Hayes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hayes; Kristen Walker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Walker; and Shay Seividge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tex Selvidge. THIS IS THE death vehicle that  an AmarMo weuum Sunday afternoon when her car and overturned in a ditch eight miles west here on U.S. 287. Mrs. Lucille Watkins, 73, of Amarillo went a sudden skid and slid into a bar ditch beside the road before and landed on its top. The accident occured kllpproximately 4:00 p.m. rs. Watkins was pronounced dead at the scene by Donley Justice of the Peace Carroll Lewis. Watkins was born at St. Louis, Ms. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Amarillo. She was past of the Panhandle Kennel Club. Iersl Nrvlees were at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday in the First Church of Amarillo, with the pastor, Dr. J. R. officiating. Interment was in Llano Cemetery under the Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Home. Local arrangements by Murphy Funeral Home. I I I IIII III Thursday, November 1, 1973 Volume II, No. 35 I I I i II I II Bronchos to meet McLean; It's do or die from now on It's do or die from now on for the Clarendon Bronchos, and they'll have the chance to do one of the two Friday night at 7:30 when they meet the McLean Tigers at McLean. Ordinarily, there wouldn't be much worry about the upcoming game, but after the Broncs got clobbered by the Claude Mustangs last Friday night, the Broncs have to worry about every game until the end of the season, and they have that thing over their head that any team could slip up and win. The Bronchos defeated Memphis 13-12 week before last for what was considered a clear march to the district championship, but the Claude Mustangs came into town and upset the Bronchos' apple cart with a stunning 29-19 win. The win for Claude put the district in a 3-way tie for first place, with Claude, Clarendon and Memphis each sharing in the lead. if, when the season ends, all have won the rest of their games, a flip of the coin would decide' the district winner. If Claude should lose a game, which is highly possible, then Clarendon would automatically win district and go to the p|ayoffs. However, if Clarendon should lose one of the three remaining games, the Broncs would be out of the running for the crown. That's why it's do or die for the next three Friday nights. And any one of the three remaining opponents could pull the upset if conditions are exactly right. McLean is the biggest team the Bronchos have faced, physically. They boast several boys over the 200-pound mark, and a running game that isn't that easy to shut down. The Tigers lost a squeaker to Claude, 7-6, while leading the Mustangs in rushing. They haven't been successful thus far because of mistakes, but a team can erase those mistakes and challenge a game favorite any night, as witnessed in the game with Claude. The Tigers will catch the Bronchos at a poor time, too, since Clarendon's star Kenneth Reese and Gary Shields are both out with injuries. Reese was missed against Claude. He plays a major role in both the offensive and defensive units. Shields will be missed on both units, also. The Bronches will be trying to overcome the fumble-itis which Hedden impressed with his Bulldogs Saturday, October 27, a much-improved Bulldog basketball team travelled to Liberal, Kansas, to take on Seward County Junior College in a controlled scrimmage. Coach Jack Hedden was impressed by the performance of his team, and said "I felt like we outplayed them, although we didn't keep a score or run the clock." "We hadequite a bit of improvement over last week," Hedden said, referring to the Bulldog's first scrimmage against Cameron State of Lawton, Oklahoma. "Our execution improved, our offense and timing improved and our shooting is good. It was just an overall improvement on offense.' Hedden was not so enthused over his defense. "We need to work on the defense some," he said. "We're not putting enough pressure on the ball. That is the main thing we will be concentrating on this week in practice." Only ten players made the trip to Liberal for the scrimmage Saturday. Steve Amerin and Joe Evans, both freshmen, stayed in Clarendon due to recurrences of high school knee injuries. Both players are expected to be all right soon, and neither is expected to miss any of the regular season. The Bulldogs scrimmaged Seward County again yesterday at three o'clock when Seward returned the scrimmage. Clarendon has two more scrimmages before the season starts, at Cameron State this Saturday and at Southwestern State in Weatherford, Oklahoma the following week. The regular season starts November 12 with the Panhandle Junior Varsity, but conference play does not begin until November 29 with Western Texas Junior College, the seventh rated team*. The Bulldogs do not take on conference favorite Howard County Junior College until December 10, in what will probably be the first showdown over the conference lead. Hedden said, "This year's team will be exciting to watch and we will score well." He is hoping for support from the townspeople for the Bulldog's race for the top of the conference. has plagued them all year, especially against Claude and Memphis. At any rate, the Bronchos will still be heavy favorites to defeat the Tigers, and they'll be favored to win the rest of the scheduled games. And it's likely that they'll be back with their winning ways Friday night. THE By DEAN SINGLETON AS EVERYONE knows, the Mideast controversy between Israel and Egypt has flared again. And immediately when I heard the first news report of the fighting a few days ago, I started worrying about the United States getting involved in the mess. If there's anything the United States doesn't need, it's another war on its hands. And I'm scared to death that we're going to end up in it. 1 remember a little country, South Vietnam, that got into a little war with a little country called North Vietnam. The U.S. stayed out of the war, but sent equipment to aid South Vietnam. Then, the U. S. sent some "advisers" to aid in the situation while they tried to talk peace. Then, it seems, the U. S. sent a few troops to help out. And, before too long, the U. S. had 500,000 troops in Vietnam getting their tails whipped all to hock while South Vietnam enjoyed the economic benefits of it all and kept on fighting to keep these benefits flowing. After 100,000 American men got killed, the U. S. started trying to get what Nixon called "A just and lasting peace," turned around and ran like scared ducks, and called it a victory. And all that resulted out of the war was a lot of dead Americans and a country half-way split with discord. The Israelis and Egyptians have been fighting for centuries. They're born with the instinct to fight, they're taught all their lives to fight, nd they'll always fight, If we leave thvm alone, they'll fight for centuries more, but if we stick our big nose into the mess, we'll end their fighting by ending the world with a nuclear war. There's no way, just no way, that we can help matters by getting involved in the Mideast War. That bunch wouldn't be happy if they weren't fighting. And the United States wouldn't accomplish anything if it got into the fuss. Now says you, what if the Russians send troops to Egypt? Well, let'em. Just because Russia wants to fight a war doesn't mean that we do. It seems to me that the Israelites played the role of the bully in this skirmish anyhow. If they don't want to fight, maybe they'd better stay on their side of "the river. At any rate, the United states better stay out of the whole mess over there and worry about the mess over here. "This is a grave error," commented the corpse as it was being lowered into the wrong hole. Local merchants announce sales It always pays to shop at home in Clarendon. but this weekend will be better than ever for hometown shoppers, as local merchants are running unusually good specials. Tunnell Pharmacy is staging its November Saie, with a store full of low-price bargains to choose from. Scores of items have been reduced to allow customers to stock up on personal items used most through the month. Some prices are lower than half-price during this outstanding sale. Complete details can be found on Tunnell's 2-page advertisement on Pages 6 and 7 of today's Clarendon Press. Clifford Grocery has an extra big assortment of grocery specials this weekend, with a special emphasis on meat. Clifford's page advertisement is on page 3 of today's Press. Chamberlain Motor Company has received 20 "brass hats" or better known as "factory executive cars." These are nearly new 1973 automobiles with very few miles and a,big factory guarantee. These cars. just like new, can be purchased for up to $2,000 off. Chamberlain's advertisement is on Page 12 of today's Press. Clarendon Wholesale Supply, located across the highway from Chamberlain Motor Company, is offering a giant November Clearance Sale beginning today. Tires, auto supplies, stereo equipment, and plumbing and electrical equipment are being offered this week at unbelievably low prices. Check their advertisement on Page 5 of this week's Clarendon Press. Osburn Furniture is offering special prices on carpet this week. Check Osburn's advertisement inside today's Press. Sumiay west of Clarendon oa Highway 287. [Press Photo by Richard Allen] John's features Johnny Carson suits this week. Check his advertisement and go by his store for a store full of clothing values. It's certainly a good week to shop in Clarendon. Dehyle inducted into society Chadle Deyhle, son of Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Deyhle, has recently been inducted into the National Agriculture Society of Alpha Zeta, on the campus of Texas Tech at Lubbock. To meet the specifications of this organization, one must have at least 45 hours in the School of Agriculture, and in the top two-fifths of the School of Agriculture. \