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Bowie News (Newspaper) - March 10, 1974, Bowie, Texas One City race Connell Fred Armstrong and Florenell Prater in Tho eight Poison race. Tho Choice wont to near As Good in Tho City election to to hold on Tho same Day As Only one race materialized by deadline tiling time. South Ward Alderman Otto Mercer fast Ward Alderman Roy Lone Williams and City Secretary Lane Horn Are running unopposed but incumbent Alderman from North Vav aril Coon Carrell will be opposed by Charles Runnells. School trustees will be elected at Largo to Servo a three year term and will be hold Iii the basement of the City auditorium on saturday along with the City election Absentee voting will begin on March is 1974 for City and school elections. School Absentee ballots Are available at the Howie High school lax Vilice and for the City election at Cliv Hall. Final Day for voting Absentee is tuesday. April 2nd project show fund grows David Souther of Bowie is the latest person to donate a Call to be sold thursday at the Montague county in reject show being held at the Bowie livestock ant Mission. Other persons donating calves Basale and Money going towards prize Money at the project show Are Bob Holloway Bud weasel Waldo both Charles and Jimmy Roth Wayland Lambert f l. Haigood Andy s Well service Richardson s Dairy and Wilkerson s i airy. A Large amount of the project prize Money is expected to come from the Lim Bow ii Saddle club sponsored Junior Rodeo to be held at the Rodeo Arena on Friday and saturday at him . Persons having items they would like to donate to the White elephant Sale to be held saturday at 2 on . At the first National Bank Are reminded to have their merchandise at the Bank anytime Aliet i of . All proceeds from the Sale go into the prize Money Coiler. Outstanding Bellevue girl volume 52 number 62 sunday. March to. 1974 8 pages front Page by Ron Taylor a a monkeys a poem which was on the required reciting list when i was attending Junior High school in the forties. I had forgotten about the poem until a copy turned up on my desk last week. Just to show that times Haven t changed much since then take a Gander at a a a monkeys viewpoint a. A monkeys viewpoint three monkeys sat in a Coconut tree discussing things As they re said to be said one to the other a now listen you two there s a certain Rumor that can to be True. That Man descended from our Noble race. The very a dire disgrace no Monkey Ever deserted his wife starved baby and ruined life. And you be never known a Mother Monk to leave babies with others to hunk or pass them on from one to another til they scarcely know who is their Mother. And another thing you la never see a Monk build a Fence around a Coconut t ree and let the coconuts go to waste forbidding All other monks a taste. Why if i put a Fence around this tree starvation would Force you to steal from me. Here s another thing a Monk won t do go out at night and get in a Stew or use a gun or club or knife to take some other monkeys life. Yes Man descended the Honey cuss but brother he did no to descend from us Garden time when someone who hates working in a Garden As much As i do starts preparing the soil for planting then it appears folks Are thinking there will be a shortage of fresh vegetables this summer. It took me four years to get a Beautiful stand of St. Augustine and Bermuda grass in the Back Yard and within two hours it was slowed under. Then came the biggest Job of removing All the grass to make ready for planting. What in a curious about now is whether or not the seed will grow. Can to help but remember the outcome of a Watermelon crop several years ago and if the same thing happens to the Garden my family will just have to starve for vegetables this summer. Those planting a Garden might Stop by Hogues grocery on Wilbarger Street and take a peek at their Supply of Garden seed and miscellaneous supplies for planting. Ill Tell you one thing you wont have to run out of town to find Garden supplies because the Hogues have it All in their store. But done to go today because they close on sunday. I the City of hold their Omar Burleson Day Celebration on april 20th. The event is to Honor the congressman for his contribution to Public service and will be strictly an informal affair. A Barbecue dinner catered by the Texas trails Chuck Wagon will Start at 5 00 . Followed by a musical program at 6 30 and at 7 00 . The unveiling of a Bronze bust of the congressman. The tickets Are $2.50 each and can be purchased at Bowie drug. Might be Nice if several from Bowie showed up for the Celebration since or. Burleson is the Only u. S. Congressman we have to represent us in Washington. Chamber to sponsor circus the Bowie chamber of Commerce has made arrangements with Dailey Brothers circus to have two performances on tuesday april 16th. Dailey Brothers is a 3 ring circus filled As the 3rd largest show on Earth and features the worlds Best live acts and a wild animal menagerie including a Goliath Quot the worlds largest blood sweating Behemoth. Advanced tickets for the fifth generation circus May be purchased from the chamber of Commerce office for $1.50 each. The Price is for All Ages and will he slightly higher at the door. Performances will to held at 5 30 and 6 00 . Circus Day april 16th. The Bowle news pm bushed it r moist age e olm without for or favor sixt 1922___________________kk per copy con Bess is Sasin school trustee ballot Sanders Turner Bowie students commended two Bowie High school students have been honoured for their performance on the 1973 preliminary Scholastic aptitude test National Merit scholarship qualifying test past no set. Elizabeth k. Turner has received a letter of commendation. She is among the upper two percent of those who Are expected to graduate from High school in 1974. Elizabeth is the daughter of Rev. And mrs. Merwin Turner. Dean has been named a finalist in the 1974 Merit scholarship program. Dean is one of Over 14,000 finalists who will compete for approximately 1,000 one time National Merit $1,000 scholarships and for about 2,100 renewal Merit scholarships. Winners of these scholarships will be announced in april and May. Dean is the son of Roy i. Sanders Iii and the late Mary to sunders. Before taking up the conference report on the National emergency Energy act on wednesday the House began consideration of . 2, the employee Benefit Security act of 1974. In bes. 896 provides Lor consideration of . 2 which deals with the vesting funding and disclosure standards of private pension plans. On a motion of vote on in res. 696 yeas 331. Nays 53. Agreed to feb. 26. Or. Burleson voted Yea. On ii. Bes. 696 ayes 373. Noes 7. Agreed to feb. 26. Or. Burleson voted Aye. In bes. 901 provides for consideration of the conference report on s. 2589, the National emergency Energy act. This Rule in bes. 901 would permit Points of order to be raised against certain sections of the conference report. On a motion to vote on ii. Bes. 901 ayes 144. Noes 259. Rejected feb. 27. Or. Burleson voted Aye. In bes. 901 was then amended and agreed to by voice vote. As amended the Rule permits a separate votes on motions to delete Section 104,105 and to of s. 2589. Section 110 provides for a Price Rollback on crude Oil under a formula wich would result in an average Price of $5.25 per barrel. On a motion to delete Section lit ayes 173. Noes 238. Motion rejected feb. 27. Or. Burleson voted Aye. Section 105 provides authority for the administrator of the Federal Energy emergency administration which is created by this Bill to propose Energy conservation regulations. On a motion to delete Section 105 ayes 66. Noes 343. Motion rejected feb. 27. Or. Burleson voted Aye. Section 104 authorizes the president. To develop and implement end use rationing plans for crude Oil residual fuel Oil and refined Petroleum products under certain conditions. On a motion to delete Section 104 ayes 199. Noes 211. Motion rejected feb. 27. Or. Burleson voted Aye. The House then voted on the conference report on s. 2589. Ayes 258. Noes 151. Agreed to feb. 27. Or. Burleson voted no. After completing consideration of the Energy measure the House returned to considerate of lib. 2 w hich provides for Federal regulation of private pension plans. The Erlenborn amendment transfers the administration of the pension insurance program for the depart ment of labor to a nine member Board representing employees employers and the general Public. The Secretary of labor would be the chairman of the Board. Ayes 179. Noes 217. Amendment rejected feb. 28. Or. Burleson voted Aye. Current Law allow s a self employed person to defer the tax liability on a certain portion of his income up to a maximum of $2,500, w Hen set aside for retirement purposes. . 2 increases this maximum to $7,500. The Conable amendment makes the $7,500 Maxi mum subject to an annual Cost of living adjustment. Ayes 183. Noes 206. Amendment rejected feb. 28. Or. Burleson voted Aye. The Long amendment reduces the $7,500 maximum to $6,000. Ayes 63. Noes 323. Amendment rejected feb. 28. Or. Burleson voted no. Whether to pass lib. 2 ayes 376. Noes 4. Passed feb. 28. Or. Burleson voted Aye. Loaded voters wont be hurting for a selection of candidates april 6th when they go to the polls and select two new members to tin Bowie Independent school districts Board of trustees. By filing deadline wednesday night eight candidates had officially entered the race to fill two positions being vacated by Walter Husfeld and Carl Fitzgerald. Last minute candidates to file were Stella Massey Claude Young Weldon Cox and Bonnie Weber. They join previously announced candidates Marilyn Doughty Cynthia Gail Bumpus and Hubert Boner do the twist at the Junior High school Talent show. Talent winners named Quot standing room Only Quot signs were needed tuesday evening when the Bowie Junior High student Council presented time out Fob Talent. The auditorium was overflowing with parents and friends who applauded enthusiastically As thirty vocal instrumental and Novelty acts were presented. Judges made the difficult decision of selecting winners while students and faculty members presented eight non competing acts for everyone a entertainment. Winners were presented individual trophies by j r. Matlock Junior High principal. Plaques engraved with the winners names will also be placed in the permanent trophy Case at school. Instrumental division winners were first place Kim Blanton and Carol Garrett playing a piano duet a a cat a meow a second place an instrumental group Teresa Mcgee Tina Lee Kellie Carver Debbie Bratcher Carmele Taylor tim Gardner Julie heard Rhonda Rhyne and Terri Anders playing Quot far away places third place Lori Deffenbaugh playing a Medley of piano numbers. Vocal division winners included first place Jacquetta St. John singing a Why me Quot accompanied by Melinda Dosch second place Holly Hall singing Quot top of the world accompanied by Carol Garrett Curt Christian singing a country Road accompanied on electric guitars by Brett Morgan and Bart Brooks. Novelty division winners were first place Sean Skinner and Rhonda Rhyne performing a twirling routine to a bad Leroy Brown Quot second place Kim Blanton and Julie heard doing a dance twirl act based on Quot goo Wacky Doc Quot third place Rhett Simmons reciting the poem a Casey at the the Junior High student Council and their sponsor or. Matlock would like to thank everyone for their tremendous interest and response. A Bellevue Public High school student has been selected a an outstanding teenager of America for 1974, according to Ray it Hamiltonjr. Principal. Selection for the outstanding teenagers awards program automatic ally qualities these students for further state regional and National honors and scholarships totalling $7,000. The local nominee is Juanita Elaine Duke. Nominated by their principals the ii i standing teenagers of America Are chosen from individual schools across the country for excellence in academic achievement and Community service. The local students will now vie for the outstanding teenager of the year trophy to be presented by the states governor. Similar trophies will be presented to the winners in other states. The stale winners Are selected by the outstanding teenager awards selection committee in cooperation with the Board of advisors. The 51 state w Inners will be eligible for awards totalling $7,000. One boy and one girl will be chosen for National scholarships of $1,000 each to be used a1 the College or University of their Choice. Ten regional winners will also be selected from the remaining state winners to receive $500 regional scholarships. In recognizing the special talents of these outstanding teenagers author Juanita Duke and entertainer Arthur Godfrey said. Quot you Are an inspiration to your elders As Well As your Peers. I Hope you will eventually be As proud of us As we Are of you a under the guidance of the Board of advisers the outstanding teenagers of America program was created to encourage Young people to take full advantage it it the opportunities in our country. The awards Are presented each Spring and biographies of All those honoured Are recorded in the annual volume outstanding teenagers i Alen i Shou the Best at Junior High school tuesday night were Melinda Dosch. Jacquetta St. John Rhonda Rhyne. Sean Skinner Kim Blanton and Carol Garrett. Staff photo

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