The Dublin Progress (Dublin, Tex.), Vol. 89, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 3, 1973 Page: 1 of 8
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THE DUBLIN PROGRESS, THUR., MAY >d, 1978 DUBLIN, TEXAS 76446
interested can help you, your child and the
A small group of
mothers met Tuesday afternoon school,
in the Conference Room at the
Darrel Allison Insurance office.
This meeting was
published last week
interest started^To oi
local PTA chapter.
Open House Af Local Post Office
Was Successful Occasion
The PTA works with (he pat*
ents for the school.
called and Won't you HELP! Now —
o help get Come to the meeting Tuesday at
a 3:30 p m. May 8.
local PTA chapter. Homemaking Department bkby
Another meeting has been call- slttets will be available during
ed ior Tuesday, May 8 at 3:30 this PTA organizational meeting
p m. in the school auditorium. Tuesday.
Are you interested? Do you as . , . —-----■»
a parent or interested citizen IiimIam illfflft
want this Parent and Teacher JufliVr 111011
Association? Don’t you want to _ . *
know what’s going on at the forAfl||;if|A|t
tired and active postal employ- Wives of retired and former
ees was a successful occasion, employees recognized are Mrl
Postmaster Bill Cowan said this Jerome Shilfingburg, ‘ Mrs. Leon-
week. Cowan expressed his thanks ard Hancock, Mrs. Harvey Fishr
for all who joined in honoring and er, Mrs. Lincoln Lane, Mrs. Joe
recognizing the responsibilities Little, Jr., and Mrs. Weldon
and achievements of postal peo- McCleskey.
pie and the warm support givgn Cowan said he would especially
for the entire Postal People Day like to thank Hostess Linda Glide-
program. well, substitute city carrier;
Refreshments of .SQfJee, pilirwh. 4,oy(i,Kiag.an. charge of mafctafe
and cake were served to over 12$ *ncC; Clyde King, Assistant PosF-
2 Year Group1 g£hool your child attends,
ij of Mr. and Dltj you gnoW this organization
First Place I
Mrs, Ronnie I
”vn * The Dublin Junior High 8th
Rodney Gerharts grade had a class meeting Friday,
Hoy*Twin Girls JR* “ dl!“" '!ra<ta“ta,
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney' Gerhart Donna Mitfhell was named
are the proud parents of hym Valedictorian and Dan Pair was
girls, Cindy Merle, 7 pounds, lilt named Sahitatorian.
ounces and Brandy D’Lynn, 6 average is 96.56 and
, _ aiMi JMB | . .Im’klB
pounds 9 ounces, bom April 27 in 95.25. Honor students are Donna
the Dublin Hospital. , , Mitchell, Dan Pair, Debbie
Cindy and Brandy are welcom- Author, Sandra Wilson, Monte
ed by their brotherl Jim Rod Thiebaud, Myra Thompson and
age 3. Vickie Reeder.
Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs, THe graduation will be on the
Jack Gerhart and Mr. and Mrs. afternoon of Thursday, May 2d,
Dewaine Baker and great grand- at 1:15 p. m. The four 7th grade
parents Mr. and Mrs. Thruman ushers for the graduation >ro
Upham all of Dilblin. Kelly Blanton, Debra Pendleton,
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Montgo- Jerry Stone, ahd Mike Jones,
mery of Oklahoma. The class voted by secret bal-
Benna and Dortney would like lot for the 3 highest coys and
to thank their friends for all the girls for teachers selection lor
beautiful flowers, curds and American Legion Awards.
Open For Business
First Flare, lieek Old Gronp
Zook Warren, sib of Mr. und
Mrs. Doyen Warren.
TIm» Only Newspaper
In The World That
Gives A Hoot
VOLUME NO. 89 NO. 45
Postmaster Bill Cowan checks mail during open
gfB house at Local Post Office.
The Sky-Tel Drive In Theatre
on the De Leon highway re-open-
ed Tuesday of this week after
being closed last week due to the
high winds that destroyed the
Dapny and Linda Poor, owners
invite the public to come by and
see their new movie screen and
enjoy the Walt Disney produc-
tion Snowball Express starring ^
Dean Jones and Nancy Olson
this Friday and Saturday, May **
4 5. „ , , , First Place Group
May is Raquel Welch and Toda, Sam and Tamara
-ames Coburn month at the local TavJor chMren ol Mr. and Mrs.
drive-,n- Sam Taylor.
C W. McCleskey
Fur-eral services were held
Sunday, April 29, 1973 at 3:00 p.
m. in the iFrst United Methodist
Church of Dublin for Charles
Weldon McCleskey who died Sat-
urday, April 28 at the age of 63.
Mr- McCleskey was a former and
rancher on Rt. 4, Dilblin. Rev.
Denzil Wright, pastor of the First
United Methodist Church of Dun-
lin, officiated the .service assisted
by Dean Bradley. Music was liy
Mrs. Raymond Stephen assisted
by C. L. Carr, soloist. Burial was
n the New Dublin Cemetery un-
der the direction of Hhrrell Fun-
Mr. McCleskey was ban Aug-
ust 31, 1909 in Eastland County
to Mitt McCleskey and Ida Eli-
zabeth Madows McCleskey. Ite
married Oleta Trace or. May 9,
2930 and they had one child. He
was a menu.'' of.the First Uni-
ted Methodist Church of Dublin.
Surviving relatives indude his
Wife, Mrs. Oleta MoCleskey uf
Dublin and one daughter Mrs.
Kenneth (Carolyn) McPherson of
Oklahoma City; Two sisters Mrs.
Opal Mulloy of Dublin and Mrs.
Cecil Booker of Arlington; two
grandchildren Diana and Kelvin
McPherson of Oklahoma City;
one brother, W. C. McCleskey of
Pallbearers were J. W. Wat-
son, Ruben Kasper, R. L. Hick-
ey, W. D. Raley, Winfield San-
ders, J. P. Humphreys, Ben
Robbins and Clyde King.
; Tommy Osborn
Colo. AFB Grad
DENVER - Airman Tommy D.
v a Osborn, son of Mr and Mrs.
Bryan C Butter, Dublin, has
graduated at Lowry AFB, Colo.,
from the U. S. Airforce weapons
mechanic course conducted ty
the Air Training Command. ,<
Airmin Oshorn. who was twin-
ed 1o load and inspect the wea-
pons user iu Air Force aircraft,
is being assigned to England AFB.
La., for duty with a unit of the
Tactical Air Command. TAG pro-
vides air support for U. S. (pound
- The airman Is a 1972 graduate of
Coinanche High School.
C of C Banquet
Set For May 18
Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Banquet has been set for Friday,
May 18 at 7:00 p. m. in the school
Prof Bennie Paul Galloway,
Abilene Christian College, will be
the guest speaker. He is a gra-
duate of Dublin High School and
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
L. Galloway are residents of
Tickets will be $2.50 per per-
son and bo on sale in the near
Pre-School Program Approved
For First Grade Beginners
If Pays To Advartisu
SHOP DUBLIN FIRST
The Dublin Independent School
District has been approved for a
Pre-School Program under the
Title I program of the E.S.E.A.
of 1965. The purpose of the pro-
gram will be to acquaint the
students, who will be entering the
first grade at the beginning of the
1973-74 school term, with school.
Any boy or girl in the district
who will be six vears of age be-
fore September 1, 1973 and who
has not attended public school be-
fore will be eligible to attend.
The program will be on the
half-day basis, running from 8:30
a. m. to 11:30 a. m. each day.
The first day will be May 29,
1973. Students v/ill report to the
If a person has any questions
about the program, he may con-
tact Mr. Wolle at 445-2577 or Mr.
Gibson at 445-3341.
The Farmers Mutual Insuran-
ce Assn, of Erath County will
hold their annual meeting May 7
at one o’clock in the Stephe.1-
ville Court Room. Every policy-
holder is urged to attend.
Directors for the year will be
elected, ami three door prizes
awaided. $25, $15, and $10
Shirley Eoff Initiated
Shirley Ecff, a freshman at
Howard Payne College, has been
initated into Alpha Lambada
Delta — a national honorary or-
ganization composed of freshman
women who attain a 3.50 grade
point average She has also been
inducted into Gamma BetaP hi
— a service leadership organiza-
tion whose membership is limit-
ted to students maintaining a
grade point average of 3.35. Shir-
ley attained a grade point aver-
age of 3.88 in her first semester.
She is the daughter of Mrs. Hel
len Eoff, and a 1672 graduate of
Dublin High School.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Palmer
and Bobbie McClain visited Mr.
and Mrs. Buddy Denich in
’omyn Saturday night.
Jack Gerhart and Mr. and Mrs.
Dewaine Baker and great grand-
parents Mr. and Mrs. Thruman
Upham all of Dilblin.
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Montgo-
mery of Oklahoma.
Benna and Doriney would like
to thank their friends for all the
beautiful flowers, curds and
candy during her stay in the
James A. Birds
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Bird
of Bryan are the proud parents many gravecs at the Old Dublin
The rcci nt rains have damaged
Jon and Jill Pate, children of
Dr and Mrs. Joe Robert Pate.
of a girl, Roberta Jeanne, bom Cemetery and the Maintenance
April 25 at 4:25 a. m. m the St. Committee is asking for dona-
Jude Hospital, Brenham. She tion work Friday, May 4 — to
weighed 7 pounds and was 19 in- fill the graves.
Please help so the graves will
Kite Flying Contest,
Family Picnic Mon.
Cub Scouts — Remember May
7 at 7:3C p. m. is the Kite Flying
Contest for all Cub Scouts. Bring
your home made kite and try
ior a prize
Parents are invited to the con-
test and picnic afterwards at the
City Park. Bring your own food.
Drinks can be bought at the park.
Come join in the fun at the last
Pack Meeting for this school year.
Visitors in the home of Mrs.
Andy and Jennie Harrell, chil-
dren of Mr. and Mrs. Jinr. Harrell, and
_ ... ________ ______ First Place Boy I Year Group
Fnst Place, 4 Year Group Biyan Buchanan, sen of Mr.
Mr, and Mrs. James Blackburn- and Mrs. Rodney Gerhart MraS^^^^Grecnway! * 8nd Fred Burhanan*
First Place, Girl 2 Year Group
Melissa Blackburn. daughter of
Jim Rod Gerhart, sen of Mr.
Paternal grandparents are Ro- look nice on Mother’s Day.
bert Bird and the late Jeanne The committee needs dirt, sho-
Bird of Dublin. Maternal grand- vels and some helpers to meet
parents are Mr. and Mrs. Jesse this Friday at the Cemetery.
A. Huse of Oak Harbor, Washing- ------------
ton. Great grandparents are Mrs. IN RUSSELL HOME
and Mrs. E. C. Smith of Cald- Earnest Russell for the weekend
veil. Foster great grandmother is were Mr. and Mrs. Don Russell,
Mrs. Mildred Adams of Temple. Brenda, Rene, Lary Wayne of
Amarillo; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Rus-
Holiday visitors with the Elder
Tacketts were Mr. and Mrs. Phil
Chord and Chris of Seogaville;
Mr. and Mrs. Wyndel Tackelt,
Steve, Lee and Lori of Athens.
-The Tacketts brought a guest,
Stephen Millar of Austin. He is , ... . „ „.
on agriculture tour of several ,, e U8hts werrt UP
states. He left Australia March ,h“ WPek and the SPaS0n wlU 8et
16. He has visited in Brazil, Ar- ,mi!cn,'ay ,,
gemma and Mexico. He arrived , coa/*es and SP°™
in Athens last week at the We* fi,vc ^n chosen and w-orkouts
del Tacketts' residence and W h’™. *t»rfcd *
. week with Wyndel on the Clint •f* playPrs 'vlU * sp,1"2
Murcherson ranches. Little League car bumper sUck-
. While in Dublin he toured the prs ,h‘s Watch for these
Tarleton State College Farms and ;Jaungs<,ls as thp;v come artaind-
tin a- things of interest with Dr. ** ■ b“n’^r“r and
Jesse Tackett He flew to Nebras- SUg’®l^bU" I-Mgue., 1
w, Tuesday After a few davs P,ocecds frnm thes« sticicers
LTte will £ to Un*>n wiH Mp the new »**»««
England where he has a fob S at the
the Agriculture Research Station.
sell of Brownwoed, Mr. and Mr*.
Tim Doughtery and Mr. and
Mrs.. E. D. Westfall
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Hicks, Linda. The Dublin Progress (Dublin, Tex.), Vol. 89, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 3, 1973, newspaper, May 3, 1973; Dublin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth775423/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dublin Public Library.