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December 23, 1973

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The Clarendon Press, December 23, 1973, Page 4 Shop with us before you buy and save money. The other day I met a group of young people, and, as I passed by, a certain boy proclaimed, "I may not be number one, but I'm sure ahead of number twol" I have no idea what he was talking about, but it amused me to no end. It occurred to me his idea might merit some thought. One caialy should not be so egotistical as to think himself number one all of the time in all things, but he most assuredly needs enough self esteem to think he could sqp up on that spot now and then[ One who takes a dim view of himself makes misery his bosom People who are always spouting off about how terribl been treated are usually regarded as Sydney Smith regarded Jeffrey: "No one minds what Jeffrey says: ... it is not more a week ago that I heard him speaking disrespectively of equator !" The truth is that most of us yearn secretly to be "number in some area or other or to some particular person. We mightily in that direction while trying at the same time to ourselves and everybody else into thinking we have egocentric tendencies! We fool few people except ............................ companion. His inferiority complex makes him suspect the But--let's face it--the drive to achieve is what makes Hide a  motives of all others, and he develops a chip-on-the-shoulder world go round. Somebody has to fill that number one spot, beds attitude aecompanied by the desire to tell peopleoff--which may whatever endeavor, and nobody, has it irrevocably corn, II m momentarily inflate his ego somewhat, but invariably Why should you--or I--not reach it? boomerangs to make him resentful and suspicious. He has To get there, one needs not only the know-how for the job, Vinyl, Print, Herculon  damaged himself further, you see. a sharper wit than his competitor. It is a fact that the 11  Samuel Taylor Coleridge spoke of this tendency: "experience capable man may be passed over in favor of one somewhat informs us that the first defense of weak minds is to adept but with more personality and cleverness. recriminate." Modem and Early American Styles. so, then, "not being number one but ahead of number tv Conversely, a man who loves himself--but not too may not be such n impossibility. An old proverb from From $199 J well--usually enjoys and appreciates his fellows, absorbing their sixteenth century recommended "to hold with the hare and I  C il Sq jibes in good humor, expecting fair dealing and good faith, with the hound." finding satisfaction in all his relationships. There may be several running for second place, but one Individ.. ua ockta uare 9,/=/= ,', lathemmay be way out front[ That could be you[ Cockta, I Tables [[  .. and. 95 |lib i-lax ladles  ASHTOLA--MARTIN $29.95-$39.  - [Spanish] .. Kate Jones from McLean is visiting her sisters Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Mahaffey and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Shannon for a few , Open Saturday and Monday for Reg. $59.95 days, but Mrs. Floyd Shannon has been a patient in the your shopping convenience. SALE $39.95 Each owo, Texas Hospital. @@ Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Bible went to Amarillo on business and they also visited Mr. and Mrs. Terry Bible and babies while there, F/ST] () JJ, ,l I Mr. and Mrs. Donald Odom shopped in Amarillo Wednesday. I Clovis Bible visited Friday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Nuford Dill. Walter and Joe Wheeler spent Sunday in Clarendon visiting f.ir,[   .,..- with Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Hall and family. d Ottonl_an I [ Floyd ShannonandH. S: Mahaffey went to Amarillo to see Rocker an and returned Mrs. Floyd Shannon from the hospital. Hope she is better at this time. SALE - Garry Bible and Miss Barbara Tisdale were married Saturday Reg. $599 $4951 I night in Amarillo. Garry is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Bible. Rudy and Robert Partain visited Saturday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Nuford Dill. Priced Individually, beginning at I | !l Mr. and Mrs. Hal Hardin from Amarillo visited Mrs. Austin Rhoades at Medical Center Nursing Home and stopped and [ $39.95 per piece, i Ii visited Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Rhoades on their way back tOAmarillo Sunday afternoon. -1hu"nmlz Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Odom and family, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Odom and family and Billy Odom, all from Hereford, and Mrs. Benny Pettiet from Paducah and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Odom from Toranee, California, visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Tom Man?he Odom. . Jimmy Bible from McLean spent Saturday night and Sunday 1 Recltners with Mr. and Mrs. Clovis Bible. - aee --- Mr. and Mrs. DoNs Finley visited Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Chet Roher at the Cline Ranch. , We =we happy to hear that Charley Hearn is home and doing Loveseats [ SALE fine. i [ B--iEiL- $269 J Mrs. Clara Mac Carter from Clarendon visited Sunday $119 afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Nuford Dill. ' lllllldroJd ! $69 " Velma Butler, Mrs. Ellen Casteel and son and Dale Casteel, all " Reg. $89 SALE Reg. $149 from Amarillo, visited Sunday with Mr. andMrs. James Tolbert. I Mr. and Mrs. Larry Watson are proud parents of a baby girl. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Watson and Mr. and lVl pieR i $109 ' Mrs. Don Altman. Congratulations, Larry and Teresa. g l Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mahaffey andHughvisited Saturday night Matchin a ocker Reg. $139 at Sherwood Shores with Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Doty.. There will be a Christmas program and tree at the Martin Baptist,Church Friday night, December 21, at 7:30 p.m. High Back Low Back [ . epil Everyone is welcome.Will see you all next week. HALLMARK Reg.$74.50 $69.50 = Reg.,9 )0U MerryMr" and Mrs" Frank Mahaffey and Hugh wiShchristmas, everyonea BOXED SALE SALE =='==*;=:-:-   II I0 IA ( 2 Beautiful Local CHRISTMAS Do " Rock CARDS . # q-cu Fabric ers Rev. and Mrs. Weldon Rives, will have as their guests over the =;======= ng 79 Christmas holidays Mrs. Rives motherandfather, Mr. andMrs. " Z PRICE "e-. $109 Bufrd Hines of Anson, a cousin, Nancy Riehie of Hereford and an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John Hines of Hedley. % OFF T COLOR ADMIRAL TV's Early American 25" Spanish 25" Reg. $599 5 year picture Reg. $749 . SALE $549 w=tn:,y, SALE $669 19" Portable Color 11;" Portable Color SA.LE $389 Reg. $389 $349 T & M GENERAL STORE Clarendon, Texas Mrs. Robert Davis is expecting her son, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Davis of Ft. Worth and her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Morrow of Amarillo over the Christmas holidays. Size D Roofing and Insulating systems-- Battery water-proof coating for concrete blocks-- coating for metal roofs.  FREE ESTIMATES ; Fred Browster, President t  Box 649, Mangum, Okla. CONSTRUCTION ROOFING Ph. 405 782-5110 ANIMAL SHELTER RESTORATION I NSULAT ION Caravelle, " HWEST URETHANE SYSTEMS, INC. PH. 405-782-5110 P,O. BOX 649 MANGUM, OKLA. FRED BREWsTER, Pres Pharmac'