Duncanvillite, December 26, 1968


December 26, 1968

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Duncanvillite (Newspaper) - December 26, 1968, Duncanville, Texas ss»»«;»î '•'¿■Z i''''""'v'-^' '' - ■ il ■ , ï- K SOUTHWBSI': n 9, Number 18, Duncanville, Texaa fEAM FOR THE 18th ANNUAL SWAAU TOURNAMENT ! Dnncanville Pantherettes. They are, left to right, lie Riggs, Pam Davis, Margie Powers, Pat Edwards, Tommye Sue Bohannon, Debbie Powers, Kathy Iftwh, Belinda Ruff, Barbara Marrs, Deborah Fulgham, Suzl Haenke, Brenda Wilson, Debbie Mason and Debbie Hopkins, eon Thief Steals Widow's'Mite' lern mean thief" is the le Duncanville resident bed a burglar that took ilnweht center from an 1 widow's home Wed-I night of last week, s. Elizabeth Pender-2a6 W, Daniels, had: jfr'^ie First Baptist' I'aljoii 5 30 p.m. àrtl' )fe missing, ' lipme entertalnnient ■•a 1966 Motorola re-layer, radio, television Year's Day stores and offices in iville will be closed New Day, rveymadeby the Subur-Wed that only a few ores and service sta-ould remain open, w stores are closing New Year's Eve, but ally all stores and of-111 be open Monday and y. ¡Its will continue their cation next week. They return to school until 1-6. combination—was Mrs. Pende rgra^t's lone prize possession, had purchased it from a grandson, who is now stationed in the service In , Germany, Friends and relatives relat- j 9d, that the 70-year-old woman broke doWh in tears over the ' ••'Ites;';:;-;! I w Pendefgraft has had á hard time making ends meét flnan^ cially, that she lives on a small pension and that she takes in babysitting and does ironing. '«She goes all ■ out to help others^ even to the. extent of doing without herself," a neighbor coipmentéd.«' "She does so many things to help other people—although she would be the last to admit it." When the Suburban tried to contact her Monday, it was learned that Mrs. Pender-graft was at Methodist Hospital helping give the kids a Christmas party. Three ^rsòns contacted the Sufiurbaft^/ stating that Mrs combination, since it might have been taken by a local resident. The home entertainment center is in a mahogany cabinet about 48 inches long. U was valued at $650. But back to the mean thief-he evidently entered the west side of Mrs. Pendergraft's home by cutting a hole in the Pe.nde||paft could use some help' CTii-bugn the; ff'6fif'000?, buyer a^wcombin^ion or ^^^^ Christmas tree was at least a tMevision set. ^^^^^ TTiree places are currently accepting donations to buy her a new television. Money maybe left either with Postmaster Ray Marvin at the Post Office, at the D» Ville Restaurant or at the Suburban. One of Mrs. Pendergraft's friends urged that residents keep out a sharp eye for the tion and had been placed on the floor. The small gifts had been put back around the tree. "Christmas is over for all except one," a waitress remarked Monday, "We want to get, a television set for this fine lady. Let's renew her faith in mankind.'^ Nnthereites Defeat Pantherettes, Take Midlothian Tourney Title Duncanyille's Pantherettes, playing their most consistent basketball of the year, walked away with most of the honors at the Midlothian c/Uü '88the day after Christmas, and the house «cleaíiing following Christmas.. .Here's S that all youngsjters—and grownups, for jatter-received what they wanted for mas..,That new- time and temperature J the First National Bank lets you know that e been having some cool temperatures... '^entcandefer the mail going through like icientpostage... Two Duncanville Panther-^ loïTvards Deborah Fulgham and Pat Ed-J. were "in stitches "following action in the other and opened cuts around the eye-wat. required stitches to 'dose.. ; Most had special Christmas programs and -essunday, Monday and Tuesday.. .Several immunity have been victimized by the flu, I. ^ cold bug... Only one person donated S to help the family of thé «las officer. A total of ^7.50 was col-most of that was from the Police "On Fund.. .Man is attracted to woman by nt Aiï*^ woman to man by figures.. .Sign Oí the Fellowship Hall of the Northside Wchwas donated to the church by Joe th¿ memory of Ronnie McElroy... «ifui basketball girls in town for the ^^^•^^úament.. . And, ifyoucan'tmake it iK^^night, be sure to tune to Channel ®HS-Alvarado contest that is.be-/toori-Youth, and Adult Choirs I SMg^,the Dallas ^Ü^ irt. ^«'.^""rwnceshltibriday Wght. .-.Parting • «es^ve never, to.say anything in the, ¿fe should not be r^eated aC^fef Tournament Saturday night. Not only did they work their way to winning the first place trophy, but placed two players on the all-tournaln?nt team, while another Pantherette was honored by being named the tournament's most valuable player. The Pantherettes opened tournament play Thursday against the Alvarado Indians, which proved to be no (»ntest as Duncanville bested them 71-27, Although two starting forwards were injured early in the first quarter and were out of action the first half, Duncanville's provenCity Sales Tax Shows Increase 4tjt_of Duncanvil received a nice Christmas gift Friday when a check for $24,540,82 was returned as the City's share of the state sales iax. •nils payment was for the quairter ending September 30, and was a big jump over the first quartejr total of $14,-920,24, City Manager Janjes Home said he had listed an anticipated $48,000 in the annual budget ; from the sales tax refund. The payments, for the first two quarters already have totaled more than $39,000, "This is still with the big- , gest quarter of the year to go —the December Christmas rush," he noted. Gross collections for, Dun-; canvllle were $24,511.62, The state 2 per cent service fee ; was ,$510.23; and a ietalned : amount of '$1,226.53 Was with-. . held. ^JThe .City also received $765.96 from; a prior quarter b^ance. bench, strength carried on well and were never behind. Five Duncanville forwards added points to the scoreboard. Deborah Fulgham scored 26, with all but 3 coming the second half. Tommye Bohannon scored 25 points, with Pat Edwards picking up 14, Barbara Marrs 4, and Margie Powers 2. Guard equivalent point scores. w6re high as the defense held Alvarado to only 7 field goals. Susi Haenke scored 28.2, followed by Pam Davis with 22.'6; Debbie Powers with 16.9; and Jeanette Riggs, 13,2, The Pantherettes won their second game against Mansfield by a score of 62-34, Posting first quarter lead of 13-2, the Duncanville sharp-snooiers pumpea. inrougn slT^ points to their opponents' 12 in the second quarter to hold a substantial 25 point lead at halftime. All sixforwards scored with Pat Edwards getting 26 points; Deborah Fulgham, 20; Tommye Sue Bohannon, 6; Barbara Marrs, 5; Debbie Hopkins, 4; and Margie Powers, 1, The guards tallied their highest GEP scores of the year with Pam Davis scoring 34.6; Susi Haenke/30.2; Debbie Powers, 17.3; and Belinda Ruff and Jeanette Riggs, 6.5 each, ■■■';- *** Hie Championship game pitted ' Pantherettes against Pantherettes, — Duncanville versus iiost Midlothian. The final sfcore was Duncanville 42, Midlothian 20. The low score was aresult of Midlothian's strategy to hold down the high scoring (Conttnned On Page 8) ^ Action got unde ' .ihorning in the 1 BWAAU High Scl basketball Tourn i)uncanville High , hasium, ■■ ' Twenty-four t fighting for the ch Which was won by J last year. The champion is back, b .^heavily from last y< ^Championship outfiil rf' Spearman, Tulia| sand , Clear Creek |the teams that Coal ftournament are vo I likely to succee<| icrest as the 1968 Today's schedul] ■ 10 a.m.—Carrol 1 field. 11:20 a,m.—Rol Slidell. 1:05 p.m.—Gra -Comanche. 2:25 p.m.—Jac Midlothian. 3:45 p,m,—Riv Piano. 6 p.m.--Slaton Hill. 7:20 p.m.—A1 Duncanville; , 8:40 p.m.—Klom cher City. real highlight I Will be the ana Alvarado over tonight at 7:20. being sponsored b; to advertise Dunca| i)e carried live a over the UHF stati The tournamenti held here annuall Christmas holiday] 24 teams from all the state--Spear and Slaton in the Klondike from Clear Creek fro Coast, Comanche tral Texas, Rive East Texas and the field from thi area of the state. The tournameni through next Tue.^ Tuesday morning determine the finalists, then two games (consolatio pionship bracket consolation champj overall champion termined Tuesday , Each year prepa made at the Junior to clear desks out rooms and to set up teams whose tra makes it more ca them to stay here t mute. At least s are to stay unde rangements this y The Quarterbac veral school g various individual; Home Bui .. One of Duncanv gest home burglar red over the week(| Burglarized wa of Mr. and Mrs. fka, 1522 Sharon| gone from 3:30 p.r 11:15 p.m. Sunday! Sunday night tli had added up $13| chandise that wa Police' guessed might grow to $2,t after further checll Taken "were a I stereo, portable mact^ne, movie pil coat,;men's shirta toaster and several pre^iints. . A' U-Haul van the driveway by over the weekend. I o Entry to the hdn through the front| either a screw di l«r, police said; & £kmd* tkKfk igportiy HlchigMA COUNTY OFFICtAL PUBLICATIOfiPf! T^E SUPERB^HfffB^ 10^ Per Copy Thursday, December 26, 1968Way Today working with school officials in performing the many tasks necessary for the operation of a tournament of this size. High i-school students will help in selling programs. Student Council members will be the "official greeters." The Duncanville Quarterback Club will operate the concession stand in the lobby of the gymnasium. Each year, as a special added attraction to tournament play, a tournament queen or sweetheart is selected from representatives of all the teams participating. An ama teur beauty contest is conducted—with girls wearing their playing uniforms. This year, the Queen Selection will be at 8 p.m. Friday night. Last year's queen was Becky Hodges, Stratford. With a 24-team bracket, this tournament is the largest in the state and is considered by many coaches as one of the toughest in the way of competition anywhere. Seven new teams are scheduled to make their debut in the tournament. They are Alvarado, Avalon, Clear Creek, Jacksboro, Klondike, Robin son and Slaton. Teams not returning are Bowie, Bridgeport, Granbury, Millsap, Sherman and Stratford. Teams back again are Duncanville, Midlothian, Archer City, Forney, Carroll, Bos-well, Cedar Hill, Comanche, Rivercrest, Mansfield, De Soto, Grandview, Slidell, Piano, Tulia, Burleson and Spearman. Last year, Rivercrest defeated Stratford, 60-56, in overtime in the championship game. Spearman defeated Duncanville, 66-27, in the third-place game. is I the 1res of {•lia, lie, xas, 3ulf 3n-fom of li ate lues vo vili lion ace Imitile land dfe- lai-e lool ss-Ithe jnce Ifor pm-ims lar- Ise-|and sen —---------------------„ —^ .. ........., , ^r.MU-,- -.- SERVICE PROJECT—Menibers of the Duncanville DeMolay chapter used their first day of the Christmas holiday Monday to perform a civic service project by helping the City clean up Southside and Lakeside Parks and the site of the old sewer plant on Danieldale Road. Joining City employees Melvin Brown and Wayne Evans in the clean-up were Carter Smith, Benjamin Powell, Marshall Park, Ross Mabey, Stanley Fulgham, Ron Smith, James Glenn, Gerald Gil-more, Mark Gilmore, Donnie Dillard, Ronnie CBurke and' Gale Cox and their sponsor Bob Heizer. 'New Year's Eve Dance Set ¡3 The Duncanville Jaycee-Ettes will hold their annual New Year's Eve dance December 31, from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Red Bird Armory, Music will be provided by an outstanding band called the "Melody Men." They have played for many company parties, veterans clubs and other organizations. Tickets are on sale now for .$10 a couple from any Jaycee-Ette. Free refreshments, setups, noise-makers, hats and other things needed for bringing in the New Year will be provided for everyone. Money derived from the dance will be used for Jaycee-Ette community activities. For more information, call Lea Hensley at AX8-1372 or Mary Lou Bass at AX8-3812. lar- V" pme |si-„ rere |iyto leas er-llng. punt lore |tv, ing Lfur nts, ñas in hbor liade Ith IprySWAAU Girls Basketball Tournament Grandview 3. Th. 1:05 Commanche 27. Mon. 2:25 Alvarado 34. Finals Cons. Tues. 6:50 32. Tues. 9:50 a.m. 17. Fri. 9.20 7. Th. 7:20 Duncanville 16. Jacksboro 4. Th. 2:25 Midlothian 8:00 23. Sat. 6:00 Spearman 30. Mon. 8:00 12. Frl. 2:25 Burleson 28. ■ Mon. Bobinson 3:45 20. Sat. 1:05 24. Sat. 8:15 3rd. Cons. 33. Tues. 5:30 Clear Creek 35. 3rd. Place TueSi 8:10 11. Fri. 1:05 Desoto 26. Men. 1:05 Klondike 31. Tues. 8:30 a.m. 19. Sat. 11:20 8. Tb. 8:40 Archer City Rivercrest 5. Th. 3:45 Piano 13. Frl. 3:45 22. Sat. 3:45 Avalon 29. Mon. 6:00 10. Frl. 11:20 Zi Boswell 25. Mon. 11:45 CarroU 18. Sat. 10:00 1. Th. 10:00 Mansfield SUton 6. .Tb. 6:0*0 Cedar Hill 14. Frl. 5:20 21. Sat. 2:25 36. Finals Champio Tues. 9í30 Ar-iif Î'I ■ í ;