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Two Claude High School students brought home from Texas A&M Extension Service's District I their coveted 4-H Gold Star awards. The awards were presented to Miss Jan Jones of Goodnight, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Jones, and Kent Scroggins of Wayside, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Rogers. Presented by W. W. Grisham, Jr., and Mrs. Sue Farris, District I extension agents, the awards are to recognize outstanding achievement, leadership and contribution to the county 4-H program and to stimulate Gold Star winners to further achievements and encourage others to participate in the county 4-H program. Members may receive the accolade only once. The Clarendon Press, November 15, Page6 2 Claude 4-Hers" " " : Dr. Howard speaker get Gold Star Awards I lilt °r M'ss I for BSU next week , By DAVID EVERMAN ".,I.I!g: : : : :=Ygl_:,: : 777- 7,:,:,7771 : 77 ;,hf::: : : :.dll: Dr. Underwood speaker at Seminar On November 8, the "Brown Bag Seminar" at Clarendon College presented Dr. James Underwood as its guest speaker. Dr. Underwood is an Associate Professor of Geology at West Texas State University. Dr. Underwood gave an account on the progress of the Mars Mapping Program currently underway at WTSU. Among the things discussed were: the rocket ship "Mariner Nine", the geography of Mars, volcanic activity, the moons and future explorations. Dr. Underwood told of a very interesting theory in that some scientist believe that Mars is a replica of the early developmental stage of the Earth. "Brown Bag Seminars" are held at noon throughout the yffar at Clarendon College and feature speakers and topics of varied interest. The public is invited to attend these seminars, which are free to all attending. 1974 Chevrolet, purchased by Mrs. Raymond Waldrop, from Alderson Chevrolet. 1974 Chevrolet, purchased by Bob Andis, from Plains Chevrolet. 1974 Chevrolet, purchased by Bob Andis, from Plains Chevrolet. 1974 Chevrolet, purchased by George Tucker, from Alderson Chevrolet. 1974 Chevrolet, purchased by Farmers State Bank and Trust Co., from Alderson Chevrolet. 1973 Buick, purchased by H. M. Stone of Pampa, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1974 Buick, purchased by Ralph Britten of Groom, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1974 Chevrolet, purchased by Gordon Ruthardt of Groom, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1974 Oldsmobile, purchased by R. G. Patterson, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1974 Cmiillae, purchased by lsabeU Putts, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1973 Oldsmobile, purchased by Walter Bean of Silverton, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1974 Buick, purchased by H. A. Burton of Amarillo, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1973 Buick, purchased by Thomas Powell of Wellington, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1973 Cadill, purchased by Eugene Carter of Corpus Christi, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1973 Ford, purchased by D. B. Jameson of Pampa, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1974 Oldsmobile, purchased by Joy Rook of Amarillo, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 10974 GMC, purchased by J. A. Ranne IIl of Childress, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1975 Dodge, purchased by Mildred Ritter, from Mills Motor Co. 1974 Chevrolet, lmrchased by J. A. McAnear, from Alderson Chevrolet. 1973 Dodge, purchased by O. D. Koontz, from Mills Motor Co. 1974 Dodge, purchased by James Mills of Lelia Lake, from Mills Motor Co. 1973 Ford, purchased by Porter Vaughn from Palmer Motor Co. 1973 Oldsmobile, purchased by W. G. Tiros, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1973 Buick, purchased by James Hinton of McLehn, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1973 Oldsmobile, purchased by Leo Ehly of Nazareth, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1973 Oldsmobile, purchased by the Clarendon Country Club Pro Shop, from Modern Pontiac-Olds. 1974 GMC, purchased by Greenbelt Municipal and Indus- trial Water Authority, from Chamberlain Motor Co. 1974 Pontiac, purchased by Paula Hardin, from Cham- berlain Motor Co. 1974 Ford, purchased by Russell Mosley, from Palmer Motor Co. 1974 Chevrolet, purchased by Jimmy Widemer of Memphis, from Chamberlain Motor Co. -,The Lonely Heart-- • : , the Opening of : IOHNSTONS C!EANE RS [Formerly Geo, roe s Cleaners] Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray Johnston have purchased George's Cleaners and are open for bus,ness ' THIS WEEK i, Billy Ray invites his friends and former customers of George's.Cleaners to come by and v,stt. ' We're happy to have Mrs. MarjorieHolland ! and Mrs. Willie Putman as our experienced associates. We will be happy to handle any or all of your clean,ng needs. Ilk AA b. A AAA AAAAAA AAAAAAA AA A* AAA AAAAAAAAAA A AA AA A "'wr vv",v v v v vvv vvvvv vvvv vv v v'v" v vvvvvvv vv vvvv vv v r vv  4 P , 4, 4 4 4 4 1 1 1 Douiey County's jail was built in 1906. It has three maximum security cells and one run-around. According to members of the sheriff's department, "It isn't what we need, but it's what we've got." Its 1906 construction was great in 1906, "but it doesn't have the facilities for modern times." No way around it, we need a new jail. Three Colorado kids 17-18 years old, ended up in the Donley jail a week or two ago and were transferred to the Potter County jail very quickly. One reason is that the three cells were full (they still are, by the way) so these three youths were kept in the runaround. The main r¢son,'owever, is that, these three kids, while occupying the jalt,'managed to do $200 wffxth of damage to the facilities. They broke out the storm windows which had been installed in June. They tore up the mattresses, and stuffed the bits and pieces of mattress into the plumbing, creating a small flood upon the jail floor. Donley County's jail failed to pass the state regulations regarding jails, but is in a big company, since only two jails in the state did pass. Therefore, Donley County's jail is good only for overnight or holding less than 72 hours. Ideas are being passed around to close county jails and establish regional jails, but that would be expensive on the counties that would have to pay transportation, plus room and board. In fact, there is a suit hanging around somewhere that would force the regional jail idea. However, there is only one obstacle to Donley County's obtaining a new jail. Since Donley does not keep enough prisoners to warrant federal help, the county would have to cough up the estimated $200,000 for a jail that would meet the state standards. Could this county take a bond issue for $200,000, or for that matter, would it? We have to decide if we should be satisfied with a jail that does the job, if barely, and is somewhat vulnerable to destruction, or if we should spend $200,000 for a jail that will hold precious few prisoners during the year. One area town built a new jail a few years ago, but it didn't pass the state regulations either. If we build a new jail, we will have to go whole hog about it. So, folks, there it is. What do you think? Dr. Fred Howard, professor and head of the department religion at Wayland Baptist College, will be the guest November 20, 1973 at the Baptist Student Union. Dr. will be talking on the topic, "When Is Sin Really Sin?" Before going to Wayland in the fall of 1958, Dr. served as pastor of churches in Mississippi and Louisiana. He a graduate of Wood Junior College and received his B.A. del from Mississippi College. Later he was awarded the B.D. Th. D. degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological SeminSff where he served for two years as graduate fellow to Dr. ' Wayne Barton in the Department of New Testament. A prolific writer, Dr. Howard is the author of seven books numerous articles in such periodicals as Home Life and Southern Baptist Educator. In addition, he has written assignments for the Baptist Sunday School Board, background expositions for the Adult Teacher and the People's Teacher and Sunday School lessons for the Young Adults, and the Senior Adults quarterleys. His assignment consists of thirteen lessons for the 1973-74 issue of the Senior Adults quarterly. Besides his regular teaching activities, Dr. Howard as interim or supply pastor almost every Sunday. Each teaches the annual January Bible study in from four to different churches. Speaking engagements outside include the Adult Bible study at the Sunday School Conference, Glorieta, New Mexico, in the summer of Bible study at the pastors conference of the Idaho-Utah Convention in the fall of 1970; the Bible study at the meeting of the Baptist General Convention of Colorado in the of 1971; and the Bible study at the State Baptist Hungry Horse, Montana, in 1972. During a semester's leave absence, he served as visiting professor of New Testament at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Louisville, KentuckY, the spring of 1966. As a speaker, Dr. Howard is one of the best and it will worth the time and effort on everyone's part, especially students and high school seniors, to come on November 20 Baptist Student Union. The program will be in the Chapel, First Baptist Church, starting at 7:30. Dr. be available for questions after his speech. The public is A couple of weeks back, something appeared in this column about an office feud between Helen Woody and Sally Hester. Well, Helen sent a copy of the column to the Anson Western Observer. and darned if the manager wasn't one of Helen's old school chums, and a long-lost one at that. I'll give myself the Good Samaritan Award for that one. While covering the basketball game Monday night, 1 managed to show my usual clear-headedness by not taking stats for the first quarter. I was about to panic when I noticed the team manager sitting beside me working like a demon on a slat sheet, and thanks to him I was able to get the rebounds, shots, goals and such like that. Somebody knew what was going on, at least. Speaking of the basketball team, if you gotta start the season ........... some way, that's the way to do it! With calls coming from all corners of the globe for you and me (John Q. Public, in other words) to conserve energy, it is time for us to look deep into our souls and bring forth the patriot to cut down on fuel consumption. Since many of us have no choice but to cut fuel consumption, it is nice to do it voluntarily. I have, for the past week, been obeying the speed limits, which is as much as I can bring myself to cut at the momenf Once or twice, I have actually held my car to 50 miles an hour. and in a perverse sort of way it's fun, since so few other people are doing it. Doing 50 also gives one a since of wellbeing, knowing that he is the only orderly person in the world. There are only two things that can disrupt this well-being, the first of which is someone riding your bumper with his brights on who doesn't want to pass you but wants you to go 20 miles an hour faster. The other thing that can make 50 miles a hassle is knowing that you have a basketball story to write, and miles to go before you sleep, and miles to go before you sleep. I have also been exceedingly patriotic in keeping my house temperatures down, not necessarily due to patriotism but to the fact that I never can accurately gauge how cold it will get at night. And at 7 a.m. comes the moment of split second decision when you throw back the covers, roll out of bed and roll right back into bed after finding out that it's cold out there. Of course, that's also when you decide that, come deadline or no deadline, you are not leaving that bed until it warms up. On the matter of the lights staying off, I'll admit that I'm a downright traitor to the cause of fuel consumption. Living alone, PHONE 874-3641 with your locals. you hear noises all over the place, especially in rooms that are dark and that the light switch is in the middle of the room. Even if it invariably turns out that the noise is something totally natural and explainable, or at least is something out in the alley about to crawl in somebody else's window, you never really get • Your switch.USedt°blunderingar°undinadarkrooml°°kingf°ralight electric dryer My patriotism positively grows by leaps and bounds, however, h d at thethoughtofcuttingdownonofficehours. Unfortunately, works ..ar there are just some things that cannot go, and midnight oil, although in short supply, does need to be used at times, f0ry0 And there are probably any number of school kids who would 11,,. jump for joy at the thought of cutting school hours. More than a few teachers might not mind, either. Parents who have a bunch of kids in school might not get too thrilled over it, though. -TAKE A MOMENT : TO CLEAN iTS FiLTEI] ! i !!'i:i !!i!iiii*!iiiii!,:iiiii!'!::i!: i,)i!il :iFl'he Clarendon Kiwanisi00 ; ' ready for the next load. 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