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Bowie News (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Bowie, Texas Driving course the Bowie chamber of Commerce has made arrangements with the Texas department of Public safety to conduct the National safety councils defensive driving course in the Bowie National Bank Gold room starting april 4th. The school will be open to the Public and a fee of $1.75 will be charged to cover the Cost of the course. The principal Driver of a vehicle who completes the course will receive a to percent discount on Auto insurance for three years. The 8 hours of classroom instruction will be divided into three sessions starting april 4th, then on april Lith and april 16th, All starting at 7 00 . Front Page by Ron Taylor Bowie s fearless fire chief. . Martin has one weakness. He a afraid of dogs. And How do i know Well the Bowie police department received the strangest Call last week from the fire department which is located about a Good tobacco Chew spit from the police department. The caller said . Was being chased by a Bunch of dogs in the fire Hall and was scared. So the police had to have the dog Catcher Check this report out. So a Good Way to get .�?Ts attention from now on is to sic a couple of dogs after him. A i the Jackrabbit window stickers Hae come in and they Are Sui t Sharp looking. The stickers read a Bowie jackrabbits-1974 class a state basketball champs and a Small notation under the 1974 which shows 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954&Quot. The new stickers Are White on Maroon background and can be placed on car windshields business or Home windows from the inside. If you re interested in purchasing one of these you can Call . Hanson at the first National Bank. Jim Winter. Was walking around the office last week As nervous As a nudist walking through a Garden of Poison Ivy. Guess he had reason because his number one son Norman got married. But you would think Jim was the Only father to Ever have a son to get married the Way he was fluttering around town. Boy it sure is going to be bad on us at the news office when his Only daughter decides to pop the marriage decision on pop. I just Hope Susan will let me know first so i can take my vacation. Law enforcement officers. From Bowie and the liquor control Board had their reasons for hitting Benton Walker and David Moore at the same time thursday. They were afraid one would tip the other off about the raid and they were right. While Bowie police chief Bryan Wasson patrolman Larry King and two liquor control Board officers were at the Moore residence the phone rang and it was Walker calling to tip off Moore. Wasson told me that when Moore answered the phone Walker told him that the police were going to raid his House and Moore said a what do you mean they Are going to raid my House. They Are already chief Wasso said he hoped that this raid would Stop some of the Beer cans being thrown out on the streets but i done to think that will Stop the throwing. The Only Way to Stop litter regardless of what the litter is to carry a bag in the car and make a Deposit in a trash can. I can Tell now this years band parents show is going to be something else. Done to want to Tell you too much about it now but can you picture Stanley Airington Roy d. Sanders Bobby Brashear Jack Lovette and myself trying to do a soft shoe dance with our daughters Brashear Sanders and Lovette Are pretty Good steppers but Stanley and i can to seem to Tell the difference Between our right and left foot. Stanley has to keep his eyes on his daughter Shelley while in a looking at Cannells. Every now and then our daughters throw in a Swift twist of the Bottom Side and that completely throws Stan and me off. Volume 52 number 68 sunday. March 31, 1974 8 pages How congressman Burleson voted the Bowie news bushed Foh Montague county without fear of favor Simi m3 per copy Vodka i i 5 quart of Seagram a Hiskey and one cooler officers removed 7 1 pints of whiskey and 21 112 of. Cans of Beer from the Walker place. Moore was brought to the police station where he was charged anti later released on a $250 Cash Bond and Walker was told by officers that charges and a w arrant would be issued at a later Date. Bowie police chief Bryan Wasson said he got word til the bootlegging operation several months ago and notified the liquor control boart who sent undercover agents it investigate. Wasson said the agents made purchases from the Moore residence on two different occasions before making the raids. Jackrabbit Tennis team grabs first the Bowie Jackrabbit Tennis team racked up their fourth straight District Tennis championship in Breckenridge last week by scoring 74 Points and qualifying three boys for the regional tournament in Arlington next month. Olney finished second in the tournament with 48 Points Brecken Ridge third with 2 Points and Henrietta and Jacksboro Zero Points each. In the senior boys division Tab Tetleton Defeated Kenneth Bell of Bowie in the finals 6-3, 7-5 and t he team of Bill scaling and Ray Angove Defeated Tom scaling and tim Brinkley of Bowie in the finals 6-1, 6 0. Tetleton Bill scaling and Angove by winning first place advanced into regional Competition. In the senior girls division Lisa Skinner and Janis Garrett were Defeated in the finals by Olney and Jeannie Crumpler was Defeated in the Semi finals by the eventual girls singles Champ 3-6, 7-5, and 6 4. The freshmen girls double team of Kristi Harris and Jamie Garrett lost in the finals to Olney 8 6, 9 7 and in the freshmen girls single match Marilee Sanders Defeated her Breckenridge opponent 6-1, 6-2. Kevin Matlock won the freshmen boys singles w Ith a 6-1, 6-2 win Over Breckenridge and the double boys Dean Yarbro and Vernon Browning won Over Olney to i 3 i and 6 i. Only those who won first place in the senior division qualify for the regional tournament and a Chance for the state tournament in Austin. Foburg Fra boys collect Victory the Forestburg Fra Range and pasture judging team won the first place plaque in the Little Wichita soil and water conservation District contest at Henrietta tuesday March 26th. Team members were Charles Lanier Cecil Jones and Barry Willett. The teams entered and their scores Are 1st, Forestburg of a 610 2nd Nocona Fra 602 3rd, Henrietta Fra 584 4th Electria Fra. Charles Lanier of the Forestburg Fra was High individual with 248 Points Carl Sims Henrietta Fra was second with 239 and Dana Haralson Nocona Fra third with 228. Henrietta Fra won the land judging contest that had fourteen entrants with a 644 score. Others placing were 2nd, Midway Fra 606 3rd and 4th tie Quanah Fra and Prairie Valley Fra 572 5th Forestburg Fra 558. Land judging team members from Forest Burg were Rusty Fenoglio Kenne Woods John Woods and Russell self. I k some Bowie High school principal and mrs. Jake Bridgewater were among those attending the Fua Mother daughter banquet at High school thursday. You can Tell by looking at Jakes plate that the banquet was not lacking of food. Staff photo s. 1206 exempts aliens Over age 50 who have lived in the United states for at least 20 years from a knowledge of the English language in order to become u. S. Citizens. Yeas 301. Nays 21. Passed mar. 18 or. Burleson voted Yea. In r. 10337 authorizes the partitioning of certain reservation continued on Page 4 selected outstanding Driver. T b Coffield left receives a Cash award Belt buckle and plaque for being selected the outstanding Driver in the fort Worth sectional Center with Over 300 Post offices. Bowie Post master Ernest Chandler right made the presentation. Staff photo it owie bootleggers two bootlegging raids were pulled off simultaneous. Thursday by Texas liquor control Board offices and the Bowie police which resulted in the arrest of one Bowie Man who was charged with the alleged Possession of alcoholic beverages in a dry area for the purpose of Sale and the Sale of alcoholic beverages in a dry area. Four officers hit the David Moore residence on the Stoneburg Highway and four officers were at the Benton Walker place about 3 45 . Where numerous cans of Beer whiskey and Vodka were confiscated. Taken in the Moore residence were 144 12 ounce cans of Schlitz Beer 66 12 of. Cans of cold Schlitz Beer 16 a pints of Tom Moore whiskey 33 a pints of Hiram Walker whiskey 3-/2 flints of a Hooch Quot police chief Bryan Wasson right and two Texas liquor control Board officers Transfer Beer and whiskey that was confiscated during a raid on two Bowie Sites thursday. State undercover agents investigated the alleged bootlegging operation two months before making the hits. Staff photo cancer society to hold local drive a flashing red lighten Sosa Siren. These Are familiar warning signals. By what about cancers we Arning signals How do you know you Haven to got one a this is the theme of the american cancer society a 1974 educational and fund raising crusade beginning april i and announced by mrs. Gene Park Montague county cancer crusade chairman. The crusade supports the acs program of research education service and rehabilitation. A we know that people really want to do something about cancer a declared mrs. Park. A so w e have a leaflet which stresses these signals of the the signals Are change in Bowel or bladder habits. A sore that does not heal. Unusual bleeding or discharge. Thickening or Lump in breast or elsewhere. Indigestion or difficulty in Swallow ing. Obvious change in wart or mole. Nagging cough or hoarseness. Each signal in the leaflet is followed by an explanation in simple language and it is stressed that if a signal occurs see your doctor. Quot we w ant to put a leaflet in every american Home this year. We want to save More lives from cancer. There Are 1,500,000 americans living today who Are cured of cancer. Two out of six people who get cancer Are cured. Early diagnosis and treatment could make it three out of six. A a we a want to wipe out cancer in your lifetime so join us in this crusade Quot she urged. A fight cancer w Ith a checkup and help others with a generous Check when your american cancer society Volunteer comes Gopher control demo thursday Booster club will Host sports fete there will be two Gopher control demonstrations in the county on thursday. April 4th. The first will be held at 9 30 . On judge Louis t. Hollands place South of Montague and the second will begin at 11 15 . At the Tate Haney 8 Miles Southeast of Montague on Tho Forestburg Highway. Everett Tucker rodent control service will show the three methods of control using artificial Burrow builder trapping and hand probe. Hospital Al Jwili Ary. Mem hers mrs. George Hoeldtke left and mrs. Junior Haney prepare for the lunch Rush at the Community room Friday when the auxiliary held their popular Bazaar. Money from the affair will go towards helping Purchase equipment for Bowie memorial Hospital. Staff photo Bowie Jackrabbit Booster club members have set thursday april Lith for their annual Spring sports banquet which will Honor All Bowie High school athletes boys and girls with the exception of the football players who were honoured after football season. Or. Bob Mason of Austin College in Sherman Texas will be the guest speaker for the event. Or. Mason has c cached practically every sport and is currently athletic director and head basketball coach at Austin College. He is also the naia regional director in this area. Tentative plans Call for entertainment to be furnished by the Bowie High school stage band and the meal to be catered. Tickets for the banquet will be $2.50 each and places where they can be purchased will be announced at a later Date. The banquet will Start at 7 30 . In the National guard armory

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