The Clarksville Times (Clarksville, Tex.), Vol. 94, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1966 Page: 2 of 10
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The Clarksville Times, Thursday, April 21, |966
OLD SHAMROCK an* to ua# them. Also brine
CEMETERY WORKING lunch.
All who are Interested In the Many of the pioneer > it 1 sens
jpfceep of Old Shamrock Ce- of Red River County are burled
meter y, please meet at the in this cemetery a ml (here
■emeter) Friday morning, should be some plan arranged
April 19. Bring tools and some for the upkeep of this cemetery.
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May We Serve You?
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ADCIN GROVE HOME
Th* Alkln Grovs Horns Dem-
onatratlon Club mat Tuesday at
2 p.rn. In tha horns of Mrs.
Charlls Wolfe. The president,
Mrs. Pace, called the meeting
to order. Mrs. Storey led the
group In singing and the club
prayer was repeated. Roll call
was answered with‘‘my favorite
Minutes of the previous meet-
ing were read by Vera Rodgers
and approved. Old and new
business was discussed. Mrs.
Wolfe gave a tan-minute dem-
onstration on puffed pictures
made of different designs of
Mrs. Ernest Wltmer showed
the ladles many beautiful pieces
of materials and dresses and
also men’s trousers made of
The hostess served delicious
S> refreshments to the following;
Mmes. Bill Hammer, Ray Flow-
I ars, Burl Humphrey, O. D.
I Drew, Avon Griffin, WllUe
I Pace, Glover Smith, A. B. Butts,
I Richard Storey, Vera Rodgers,
| and two visitors, Mrs. Raymond
Cagle and Mrs. Wltmer.
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Nighh and Holidays
fn v o ti rigfor a,County Judge, it is always well
to look at past accomplishments. I feel we have
>ne a good many fhings fhaf'are worthwhile
since I have been in office, and, while I cer-
tainly would not fake full credit for these
achievements, nevertheless I am proud to have
been a part of them. May I recall a few of
these thinqs for you?
*We fiave built, or have ready for construc-
tion, 2 1 Farm-to-Moiket R >ads and one Fed-
eral Highway, For a total of 157.4 miles. I
have participated in negotiations for 630
riqhts-of-Cvav . 2 1 0 channel easements, and
some 44 condemnation suits since being
County Judge, legal experience certainly
does count here.
*We have established an audit system for
county financial records and budgets, by
which budgets are read publicly, and audits
are printed and bpund in hard covers. They
are filed for all to see in the Clerk's office
and summaries are frequently published on
the front page of The Times.
*With the appoval of the voters, a new and
badlyneededH spi ta I addi tion has been con-
structed. Another county building has also
been erected (saving the county almost $200
monthly in rent), and four County mainten-
ance barns have been constructed—and paid
*AI| county debts have been refunded into
bonds and the C ounty is how on a cash basis .
*M re than 300 miles of county roads hove
been oiled and gravelled.
*New and modern radio equipment has been
bought (and paid for), giving Instant radio
communication throughout theC runty for law
*Newand myclern recording equipment is now
in operation (and paid for) in the C unty
Clerk's office reducing recording time from
as high as Jx weeks to three days.
M st c >unty land- records Ftave been micro-
filmed to guard against loss by fire.
The County has played a role in a number
of programs over the past years which has
led to many improvements, such as the new
Ldngford Lake, the Industrial Parkandstreet,
and water and sewer improvements in many
c<otm*y-cammunities and towns.
And with all this, we are still in fairly good
financial condition. Of 32 counties in north and
eastTexas, only nine have a lower tax rate than
RedRiverCounty while 22 ore the same or high-
er. County obligatTohs ate judged on th# basis
of per capita consolidated debt (the lower the
better). The 32-county overage is $124.64; ours
is $81.05. Only seven counties have a lower
figure, while 24 are higher. r "• ^
I think we have overcome many problems, but,
of course, many remain. Nevertheless, I think
this is a proven record of accomplishment, not
promises, and I think this record, my qualifica-
tions, andmy experience fit me to meet any sit-
uation that might arise in tl)e future in county
government, Mistakes have been made, but I
hope most of them are behind me. In my opin-
ion, there is no ubstitute for training and ex-
perience. I invite your Oonsiderati on.
. SAVIN WATSON JR.
Candidate for County Judge
, ^ HutcJ Political Adv.)
TO BE MARRIED IN JULY--Dr. and Mrs. C. B Reed
announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Laura
Kay Reed, to John Arthur Bagby HI, son of J. E. Bagby,
Clarksville, and Mrs. Albert Foreman, Paris. The couple
will be married July 31 at the First Baptist Church In
ClarksulWe. Miss Reed Is a senior at Clarksville High
School and her fiance Is a freshman at Paris Junior Col-
lege. (Dehoney Studio Photo)
5 MRS. W H. HOWLAND
[ HONORED ON BIRTHDAY
* Mrs. W. H. Howland was en-
tertained on her birthday Fri-
day, April 15, with a luncheon
by her daughter, Mrs. J. D.
Porter and Mr. Porter, In Den-
ton. Attending from Clarks-
ville were Mrs. Rook Ward
and Glenna, and Mrs. Robert
Smith. They were joined In
Greenville by another daughter,
Mrs. Ewell E. Morris. The
luncheon table was beautifully
laid with a pink linen cloth with
pink rose and candle arrange-
ment for the center piece. Mrs.
Howland received many beau-
tiful gifts and bhlhday pictures
TYte Lanes chapel cemetery
society held regular m«5j
meeting for April at the , 0m
munlty center with supn*r
vocation was g.ven by jan£
Ray Bolton. The house wa!
called to order by Mrs. Jennie
Bolton. Labor committee re
ported a new feme for the”
cemetery Is needed. Words 0,
appreciation were given ((
James Ray Bolton for the new
atrip of land given to the ( *m
etery on west side. New ferw
was discussed and esti,„ate ()f
cost stated. Cemetery Society
voted to pay for the west side
and work will begin In two weeks
If weather Permits. Meeting ad-
journed with these present
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Ussery
Mr. and Mrs. James Ray Bol'
ton and Terri, Mr. and Mrs
Lois Hays, Mr. and Mrs. Kir-
by Outen, Mr. and Mrs. Hor-
ace Nation, Mr. and Mrs. John
Thomas Hays, James, Marla
Johna, Min*. Jennie Bolton'
MAuile Smith, Margie Williams
Minnie McAnear, LeeClalborn’
Myrtle Yoiing, Rena Bolton’
Annie Howell, Annie Mae Rod-
gers. Mlssrs. John Fowler
Leonard Hodden, HermanJ.ow-
er knd Chester Whiteman*
The term stupl, r. t. rx to
the length of cotton fit,,,
The structure of cott,
is comparable to a ,
ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED--Mr. and Mrs. Willie D.
Potts announce the engagement and approaching marriage
of their daughter, Janet Anne, to Fred Scoggins, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Earnest Scoggins of Denver, Colorado. Both the
bride-to-be and her fiance are employed In Denver. Jutie
11 has been chosen as ttie wedding date.
Twenty societies with more
than 100 representatives parti-
cipated In the 25th annual meet-
ing of the Paris -Sulphur Springs
District Woman’s Society of
Christian Service, held In Mc-
Kenzie Memorial Methodist
Mrs. Dillard Peek, president
A report was given by the
committee securing a dumping
Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. How- ground,
land and family and Mrs. Carl The same officers were elec-
W. Howland’s mother, Mrs., ted for another year. They are:
Chairman, Raymond Dugger;
Marie George of Irving, spent
the weekend In Clarksville with
Mrs. W. H. Howland, Mr. and
Mrs. Rook Ward andGlennaand
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Howland
surprised Mrs. W. H. Howland
with a birthday supper at Mr.
and Mrs. Carl W. Howland’s
ranch southwest of Clarksville
Saturday night. The occasion
vice chairman, Clyde Mitchell;
sec. treas., Mrs. Leo Rldens;
council delegate, Amos Green;
reporter, Mrs. Earl Legate.
Refreshments of sandwiches,
cake, cookies , tea and coffee
When in need at any
scrlptlon^drugs or toiletries
see YDU R
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Henderson
Mr.and Mrs. Henderson Observe
Golden Wedding Anniversary
of the McKenzie group, welcom - was a[so for Miss Debbie How-
ed the visitors and the meeting who celebrated her 11th
was convened by Mrs. Cleo birthday. Debbie and her grand
Hooten, district president. mother> Mrs. w H „owUnd(
During the noon hour, an ob- recejved many lovely gifts.
Servance of the World Federa-
tion of Methodist Women As- -
sembly to be held In Southgate,
We Are DoIngOur Beit
Ask you! doc jr t0 St,nd
your prescriptions to
Open 7 a.m. to lip.
Seven-Eleven Food btorv
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Hender-
son, who were married April
18, 1916, celebrated their Gold-
en Wedding Anniversary at their
home north of Clarksville Sun-
day, April 10, with a family
dinner and open house.
Among the sixty-five there
for the dinner were their two
sons, A. T. Hendersohand fam-
ily, Childress, and c. C. Hen-
derson and family, Clarksville.
Seven grand children and one
great grand son attended. They
were Jerry, Mike and Judy
Henderson, Childress; Mrs.
Melton Smith and Mrs. Floyd
McGuire, Dallas; Kenneth and
Danny Henderson, Clarksville.
Terry Smith of Dallas Is their
great grand son.
Approximately 130 called
during the day to bring gifts
and congratulate the honorees.
Mrs. Floyd McGuire served
cake And Mrs. Melton Smith
presided at the punch service
during the open house. The ta-
ble was covered with a white
cut work cloth over yellow,
centered with a floral arrange-
ment of yellow flowers around
a gold high-top button shoe
with the three-tiered cake In
gold and white at one end of
Judy Henderson registered
the guests at a table which the
family has had 50 years, on
.the register table was a gold
high-top button shoe with small
yellow floral arrangements.
Guests Included the family
and friends from Texarkana,
Gilmer, Dallas, Childress, De-
troit, Paris, Hazeldell, Mount
Varnon, Wtnnsboro, Longview,
Glade water, Clarksville, Anno-
ns, Negley, Blossom, and Am-
arillo, Weatherford and Hugo,
New Shamrock Cemetery So-
ciety met April 13 In the com-
munity center. Lola Venable
president, opened the meeting
for discussion of a chain link
fence On the north and west
sides of the cemetery. A mo-
tion was made and carried for
the fence and that pledges be
England, Aug. 13, 1966, was
conducted by Mrs. William Lo-
gee of Paris.
The Rev. Robert Walker, su-
perintendent of the district, In-
Red River County Home De- stalled t-lie following officers
monstratioit council met Wed- and secretaries of lines of work
nesday, April 13, IntheChamb- for 1966-68;
er of Commerce building In Mrs. Joe Holman, Paris, vice
Clarksville. Mrs. Bennie Stev.- president; Mrs. Delma Bunch,
ens, president, called the meet- Paris, recording secretary; ____ _____________ _____„„„ „
lag to order and the follow- Mrs. A. A Garrett, Clarksville, made toward the fence. Leslie
Ing songs were led by Mrs. treasurer; Mrs. Clovis Hooten, Rose and Glenna Hodges were
k m venln* Pr*y‘ Cooper, campus ministry; Mrs. appointed to get bids on the
,M°re Get Oscar Slaton, Clarksville, fence. The. women’s council
TQg*tj)*r. The club prayer was Christian Social Relations; Mrs voted to give $50 on the fence
repeated In unison. Frank Shaeffer, Paris mem- and $50 was Dlectoed r»r
Eight clubs answered roll call bershlp cultivation; Mrs. Clark rett Alsup Edward
with reports of their achieve- Calvert Sulphur SDrlmrs mt« u/n. „ vf’ Edwar4 Austin and
ments tor the month. Alkln slonary’ education^ se’rvlce; get a' man^o^ar^^emi-
Grove Club gave a ten min- Mrs. J. E. Bunch, Paris, mis- tery.
ute demonstration on mounting ilonary personnel; Mrs. Kirby Next meeting will be Thurs
tapestry plrutres, and pillows Edwards, Paris, program ma- day evemnx to clear the cZ!
”*<* from florol d.,l«n bo.h M„. c' A^Srih.m,
cloths. Mrs. Travis King an<T Roxton, spiritual life cultlva- fence.
Mrs. Larklto Gooch were se- tlon; Mrs. J. B. Look, Paris,
lected to work at the regls- supply work; Mrs. W S Rlch-
tration desk tor the district ai-dson, Talco, north sub-dis-
meetlng which Is to be In Paris trlct leader; Mrs. John Nabors
aprll 28. The Triple E comml- winnsboro, south sub-dlstrlc*
ttee was asked to meet with leader; Mrs. Iva Hooker. Bo-
th# agent May 3 at 2:00 o’clock ^ta, Mrs. Roy Gray, Clarka-
ln Chamber of Commerce build- vllle, and Mrs. Prlntls Ellis
tng In Clarksville. and Mrs. Mitchell Secrest,both
- Kln* fr°m ,h* Parla> commItteeonnomlna-
Fulbrlght Club gave some very tlons The offlce of prMl(Wnt
interesting remarks on the has not been filled,
community lmpr9v.m.nt or- The memorial service was
ganlzatlon. Fulbrlght Club was conducted by Mrs. Herbert Av-
flr.t ptace winner this year. ,ry. Twenty-four candles were
Mrs. King says any community lighted In memory of the de-
la s winner when they Improve reased members. Using the
Sunrise Memorial Service, Mrs
Medford was assisted by Miss
Linda Jackson, vocalist, ac-
companied by Miss Charlsey
Fox at the piano.
We Are Now
Selling Money Orders
,and will appreciate an opportunity
to erve you
SEVEN-ELEVEN FOOD STORE
, A discussion on things to
be exhibited st the fair was
held and It was decided for
the list to remain the same.
Alkln Grove club had charge
of the recreation and they di-
rected a very Interesting game
entitled "This I Heard.”
Texas, according to the Tex-
as Forestry Association, has
been one, of tbs top lumber --
producing states tor the pest
79 years, with an output of 995,-
000,000 board feet In 1964.
ATTEND BEAUTO SCHOOL
IN DALLAS TUESDAY
Mrs. George M. Glddens and
Mrs. Burley Bowman of Bul-
llngton Drug attended a Bonnie
Bell Beauty School st the Sher-
aton Dellas Hotel Tuesday,
grew cotton in
The Fulbrlght community
Club met Monday night, April
11, at the community center
for their regular meeting.
The meeting was called to
order by the chairman, Ray-
Opening prayer was given by
Twenty-eight people were
Minutes were read by the
secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Leo
The community voted to en-
ter th# contest another year.
Plans were made to have a
victory dinner Tuesday night
May 10. All communities are
Invited to come and bring sud-
A musical program Is planned
tor Saturday night, April 30 for
the benefit of the cltYb.
Jo Fin W. Stevenson's
Every Saturday at 4:45 P. M.
Over KCAR John w Stevenson
Send $ 1. OOfora recent "Cowtown Record"
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We have bought the Furniture and Appliance
Discount Store formerly operated by Bob Will-
iams and are temporarily closed for re-stocking
and the addition yf new lines.
Watch for the announcement soon of our Big
Grand Opening. _
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Pinson, Joe. The Clarksville Times (Clarksville, Tex.), Vol. 94, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1966, newspaper, April 21, 1966; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth974017/m1/2/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Red River County Public Library.