The Tyler Leader (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 1, 1976 Page: 3 of 4
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THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 1976 - THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1976
THE TYLER LEADER, Tyfer, Texas
(Contimied frlam (Page J)
Mir. iR. A. Long, Principal; Mar-
garet Wdilia-rrij, Music.
A large p© :or/ag2 of the ed
ucators were from. Texas, ('pos-
sible no. 57 from Texas lout of
possible 125 since 1908 - 1957)
This will give you am insight
on the progress of the education-
al world for .a small south east-
ern town in Oklahoma, just
across the Red River before
CUNEY HIGH SCHOOLS
Cuney School had its begin-
ning as a one room subscription
school, with Mrs. Alice Hill as
teacher. After one year the
schd:i became <a part of the
county system. Mr. W. F. Sim-
mons aind wife were employed
by the county. They were re-
placed after one year’s service
by Mr. R. A. Long a native of
Mr .R. A. Long named the
school Cuney after Senator Cun
ey a long time friend, who had
aided him in obtaining his edu-
cation. Mr. (Long was head tea-
cher for a number of years. Af-
ter his retirement Mr. iF. P. Wil-
liams (Little Fess) succeeded
him ais principal for three years.
Upon the death of Mr. S. G.
Mrs. Bessie Denimon Hogans
was named principal during the
school year of 1933-1934.
On July 15, 1934 Mr. Willie
Lee Williams of Gilmer Texas
A big "Thank You" goes to all of the fine members
of the Bethlehem First Baptist Church Family. The same
is also true to our -many friends and acquaintances
outside of the Family.
Pastor and Wife
The values are here every day.
Broadway Mall — Open 8 A.M. to 9 P.M.
Texas Power &-Light generating plants require enormous
quantities of natural gas, lignite coal and, when deliveries
of gas are curtailed, fuel oil, to produce electricity.
In 1975, TP&L’s fuel costs were $147 million, more than
five and a half times greater than in 1970. In 1970, only 15
cents of each dollar paid to TP&L by-its customers was
used to purchase fuel. In 1975, fuel required 37 cents of
each revenue dollar.
Unlike most businesses, TP&L cannot automatically
raise the basic price of electricity as the costs of
producing it go Up: TP&L's rates are established and
altered only by resolution or ordinance of city councils.
For this reason, TP&L, and almost every electric company
in the nation, has a fuel adjustment provision in its rates.
When TP&L’s fuel costs exceed 70 cents per million BTU’s
(the equivalent of 1,000 cubic feet of natural gas), the
adjustment provision permits us to pass on to our
customers the additional cost. TP&L makes no profit on
the fuel it purchases.
“What Is TP&L doing to offset rising fuel prices?”
To offset the rising prices of natural gas and fuel oil, TP&L
and two other electric companies are constructing large
generating units which use relatively low cost lignite coal
as fuel. Two such units have been in operation since 1972,
a third unit was placed in service in 1974 and a fourth in
1975. Five other lignite-fueled units are now under
construction and still more are being planned.
For almost sixty-four years, Texas Power & Light has
supplied dependable electric service at a fair price. We’re
working to keep it that way.
was electeed Principal of the
Separate Schools at Hugo, Okla-
homa. At this time the school
was known as Cuney High. On
August 1, of the same year,
the name of the school was
changed ito BoCker T. Washing-
ton High School.
ilin 1934 (the 'physical plaint of
Booker T. Washington consisted
of one six-room frame building
with no modern conveniences
The enrollment of the school
was 165 students. The faculty
o.-.dy cons&stsd of six teachers.
Under the capable leadership
of Mr. (Williams the school had
grown and .prospered through
the years. The physical plant
now consist of three large build-
ing's. The enrollment has in-
creased to 423 students. The
teachers staff have increased to
16 teachers. The school As ac-
credited for 24 Units. iMr. Willie
Lee Williams served as principal
until 1953 when he returned to
hiis native state Texas to contin-
ue working ais Surat. at St. Paul
School out frcipi Greensville
(NeyenvUle, Texas) Fredonia
High-Longview until death. In
1954, Mr. W. P. Adams of Mar-
shall, Texas was elected princi-
pal and along with him came
his companion and lovely wife
Elizabeth Jefferson, Texas. With
him he also brought th;s very
talented daughter Amelia Elay-
ce Adams (Presently Ur. Adams
and son William (Patrick Adams
of W. Patrick Aisisbcdaifce line.
Housing con uitamts-Plauning
Construction Managers of East
Orange, New Jersey. Mr. W. P.
Adams was the brother-in-law
of Mr. S. F. Wilkinson Editor
and Publisher of the Tyler Lead-
er, and died in 1968.
There was continous progress,
however, 'the school is now in-
tegrated and is presently serving
as an Elementary Schobl and
moving toward quality educa-
tion in every phase.
Many teachers came and
many left but those who stayed
on and helped mold (the minds
of many 'industrious students who
are today outstanding citizens.
The retired teachers are Mrs.
Bessie Hogans (Aunt Bessie),
Mr. William Mar shall (‘Spec”),
Mrs. Jessye Baurteu, Mrs. Eliz-
abeth Hall Terell, Mrs. Lou-
isiteen Bolding Harris (Yet yield-
ig her education), Mrs. Izena
Harris, Mrs. Elizabeth Adams
(Sister of Mr. S. F. Wilkinson),
Mr. Wilson 0. Brooks (Yet in
the field Tyler, Texas), Mr. Mel-
vin Floyd (Yet in the field Tyler,
Texas), Mrs. Hazel Rogers Port-
land, Oregan, 'Mrs. Thelma
Rhinehart (Mother of the Cen-
tral Regional Coordinator who
taught 33 years in C. B. T. W.
Mrs. Tobiitha McAlister (The
winningest (won 235 gamesdost
5) girls coach in the history of
C.B.T^W.) yet teaching (Hugo Hi.
and Jr. Hi.
Last Rites For
Final rates for Mr. Hugh (Law-
rence were held Tuesday, Mar-
ch 30, 1976 at 2:00 p.m. at St.
Louis Baptist Church with Rev.
W.A.iI. McDonald officiating.
Mr Hugh Lawrence was born
March 29, 1921 in Smiilth County,
Texas to Mr. and Mrs, Fred
He was married to Mrs. Jan-
Mr. Lawrence was a member
of St. Louis Baptist Church and
departed this life March 26,1976.
His survivors linoude a wife,
Mrs. Januadtter Lawrence of Ty-
ler, Texas; two sons, Wamell
Young, and Larry (L. Lawrence;
one daughter, Mrs. Marvell Lois
Butler,ia II of Tyler, Texas; one
sister, seven grandchildren, two
nieces, one nephew and a host
of (other relatives and friends.
Active pallbearers were: Wil-
iam Browning, Columbus Bran-
ham, George Roy, Lindbergh
Browning, Billy Freeman, and
Honorary pallbearers were
Deacons land Trustees of the St.
Louis Baptist Church.
Interment was in Goss Ceme-
tery with Brooks-Sterling Farne:*-
,al Directors of Tyler, Texas in
charge of arrangements.
GUY LOMBARDO AND LOUIS ARMSTRONG
(Conitnued from Page 1)
The late Carmen -Lombardo
wrote music and 'lyrics for three
Guy Lombardo productions at
Jones Beach, in collaboration
with John Jacob Loeb. “Mairdi
Gras” is the imost recent. The
first two were the spectacular
“Arabian Nights” and “Paradi-
se Island.” Besides being an
accomplished composer, Carmen
was a key instrumentalist and
featured soloist in brother Guy’s
orchestra. It was his unusual
saxophone .technique that was
in part responsible for the
unique singing tone 'Of the band.
Carmen, 'like all the Lombardo
brothers, learned to play a
musical instrument at an early
age. His original training in
Canada Was ais a concert flutist1;
Carmen had also collaborated
with Gus (Kahn and Joe' Yioung
to produce such standards as
“Powder Your Face With Sun-
shine,” “Sweathearts on (Pa-
rade,” “ditte Coquette,” and
“Return To Me.”
Some of the biggest and best
record sellers of the Guy
Lombardo Orchestra have fea-
tured the pin-point trumpeting
of Lebert Lombardo. Their
parents loved music: as a
result Lebert received & sound
musioal education. The instru-
ment he first learned was the
drum, and he was the drummer
in the four - piece band
Guy organized while -the boys
were still in grammar school.
It wasn’t until some years
later that he turned to the
trumpet, and became a first-
rate virtuoso on 'that instru-
merl. Louis Armstrong had
frequently stated that his
“dream” band would certainly
include Lebert Lombardo.
(D is Democrat)
(R is Republican)
Judge, 7th District Court
CURTIS L. OWEN (D)
Pol. Adv. Pd. by Curtis L. Owen ,. ------------------ - _
2726 Navajo Trail, Tyler, Texas ! Dillard. Harrison County; Bill
Clements, Gregg 'County; Har-
Oates To Head
Elmer Ray Oates:, Tyler
County, has been elected to head
the 38 county Build East Texas
organization. Oates wais elected
chairman for the ensaiing year
at the annual meeting in Nacog-
doches. He served as vice-chair-
mais during the past year.
Elected vice-chairman was
John Willis, Hopkins County.
Scott Harris, (Rusk County, was
selected ais secretary - treasur-
er. Elected directors of the econ-
omic growth program were Wel-
ls Burton, Gregg County; Ed
Wagoner, .Angelina County: Jack
About 48,000 children of vet-
erans are receiving training
with financial help flora the
Veterans Administrati1:m. Jack
Coker, Veterans Administration
Regional Director, said today.
More than 44,000 erf the children
are enrolled in college-level
The VA pays up to $270 per
month to help educate children
of veterans who are permanently
and totally disabled from ser-
vice-connected 'Camises or whose
pa-reat died as'a'result of .idl
itary sewdee. Also eligible are
children of servicemen stall last-
ed as missing in taction .
Marriage r-f the child is’ n»
bairriler to Vi. educaiaoiual as-
stotct'' e C-oker said. Generally,
toe child remains eligible udM
his 26th birthday.
The children may receive up
to 36 months of schooling o.,r
the equivalent of 36 months if
enrolled mart time. The aggre-
gate entitlement may not ex-
ceed 48 months.
DONALD CARROLL (D)
Pol. Adv. paid for by Donald
Carroll, 4020 Pinedlale, Tyler,
BILL HUFF (D)
yey Loupes, Morris County; Ma-
rvin Waddleton, Smith County;
C. B. Richards, San Augustine
County; Mike Jenkins, Cass
County; and Charles Black, Tit
The officers and directors, plus
..w . v^/ the 'chairman of each of the nine
Pol. Adv. Paid for by Bill* Huff,- irmrltbeounty - groups in 'the 38
counties, serve ais the executive
committee of the 'organization.
901 S. Palace, Tyler, Texas
U.S. Congress, 4th District
RAY ROBERTS (D)
(Pol. Adv. Pd. for by Ray Rob-
erts Campaign Committee. Paul
Hardin, .Chairman, P. O. Box
388, McKinney, Texas
DAVID H. BROWN (D)
Pol. Adv. Pd. for by David H.
Brawn Campaign Goimmitte, An-
thony Greer Chairman, P.O. Box
276, Anna, Texas
County Commissioner, Pet. 3
ROY STANLEY (D)
Pol. Adv. Paid for by Roy Stan-
ley, 508 E. Vance, Tyler, Texas
Smith County Criminal
A. D. CLARK III (D)
Pol. Adv. Pd. for by A. D. Clark
HI, 3400 Clloverdale, Tyler, Tex.
County Commissioner, Pet. 1
LEE HORTON (D)
Pol. Adv. Pd. for by Lee Horton
Jr., Rt. 1, Bullard, Texas
JOE McGUIRE (D)
Pol. Adv. Pd. for by Joe Mc-
Guire, Jeff David Dr., Tyler
CANDIDATES MAY CALI
The T yler Leader
Approximately 250 persons' at-
tended the annual meeting and
heard discussions on subjects
pertinent to family living and
East Texas agriculture. The B-
ET • program was organized in
1963 and is coordinated by the
Texas Agricultural Extension
Service. Six other area growth
prirgrams serve other sections of
the state. Each of the programs
is designed to enhaiaice the agri-
cultural economy of the area
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Wilkinson, S. F. The Tyler Leader (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 1, 1976, newspaper, April 1, 1976; Tyler, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth885157/m1/3/: accessed January 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Smith County Historical Society.