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Bowie News (Newspaper) - May 7, 1972, Bowie, Texas I Trofim Currier or Box 45436 doll it i of to n 7>a. Sunday May 7. 1972 published in Bowie Texas 76230 vol. So no. 67 the bowl one Section published for Montague county without fear or favor since 1922 10c per copy eight pages London takes judges race Dolph wins big Montague county gave Dolph Briscoe a resounding majority of the 3849 votes cast in saturdays first primary elections. Briscoe rolled up a huge majority Over All his opponents Lump i. Is i Marvin London Saint Joffa Rodeo nay 12-13 the Saint Joffa chapter is this year holding its first Fra Rodeo May 12 and 13 in the Saint to Riding club Arena at 8 00 . Each night. Adrain Parker Well known Stock producer from Saint to will produce this years Rodeo. He will be assisted by Gene Robertson of Baird Tex a 1 is Rodeo announcer and Bobby Byrd of Stonewall Oklahoma will servers Rodeo Clown. Contd on Page 2 de together and is apparently headed for a run off with mrs. Francis Farenthold a House member. In the Only local race and one that saw intense interest in the closing Days of the Campaign incumbent Marvin London Defeated Louis t. Holland in the race for the 97th judicial District judge Clair. In Montague county London received 2163 votes to Hollands 1659. London also Lias a Large Lead in Archer and Clay co. Foy b. Cantrell received a total of 201 votes for county democratic chairman. In the referendum on busing school students a total of 2522 votes were cast for and 411 against. The wording of the referendum caused much confusion throughout the state As voters tried to grasp the meaning of the lengthy statement. In the state representative race incumbent Joe Hanna of Breckenridge easily outdistanced his rival Bill Qualls with 2098 votes to 1151. Tom Creighton had a narrow squeeze in Montague county barely edging Tom Holmes with 1860 votes to 1356 for Holmes. A a by Carnie Marsh received 300 votes. Creighton appears Home without a run off. Barefoot Sanders a former legislative aide to Lyndon b. Johnson edged former u. S. Senator Ralph Yarborough in Montague county. Sanders received 1658 votes and Yarborough received 1570. Statewide the two will meet on june 3 in a run off Battle. A Box by Box tally of How Montague county voted appears on Page to of today Bowie news. Briscoe tallied 2347 votes it. Governor Ben Barnes 656, Francis Farenthold 471, Robert Looney 7, Bill Posey 8, Preston Smith 343, and Gordon wills 17. Junior Rodeo planned Here Bowie youngsters meeting with the youth activities committee of the Bowie chamber of Commerce suggested several events which should help promote youth participation in Bowie and the first such event will take place the 26th and 27th of May. Scheduled to take place on Friday and saturday night of May 26 and 27 will be the first annual Junior Rodeo which will be held at the Jim Bowie Rodeo Arena. According to a spokesman for the chamber members the Jim Bowie Saddle club will be in charge of livestock arrangements judges Chute workers and rider pick up men while the chamber will furnish Concession stand workers and ticket sales. Events scheduled for the Rodeo include bareback bronc Riding calf roping Chute dogging barrel racing steer Riding calf Dobbing Rescue races and Bull Riding. Entry fees will be $5 for each event with the exception of the barrel races and the Rescue race which will be $3.00. Trophies and ribbons will be awarded for each event. Participants in the steer Riding and calf Dobbing must be 15 years of age while All other events Are open to All contestants 20 years of age or younger. Admission will be $1.50 for adults and 75for students. Bowie Junior High school. Top ten Honor students graduating Liis year Are from the left Lee Jeanie Crumpler Caroylyn Cunningham Lisa Henry Susan Wall Diane Wall Sandy Allen Jean Ann Robinson Tom scaling and Kathy Worthen. Staff photo Junior High names top Honor students j. R. Matlock principal announced wednesday May 3, the Honor students of the class of Bowie Junior High school which will graduate thursday june i 1972. Valedictorian is Carolyn Cunningham daughter of or. And mrs. Harold Monkres who has an average Grade for the year of 97.47. Carolyn a piano student for six years spends her Leisure time enjoying her music and taking an Active part in a teens. She is a three year member of Junior High Pep squad and her favorite subject is civic government. Her lobby is Reading. Lisa Henry daughter of or. And mrs. Leslie t. Fuller is salutatorian her grades for the year average 96.94. She like her Good Friend Carolyn Lias been a member of Pep squad for three years. Lisa a hobbies include listening to stereo and Reading. She has studied piano and enjoys swimming. Diane Walls average Grade is 96.44. She is the daughter of mrs. Helen Wall and her hobbies Are biking Reading and playing piano or Tennis. Her years in Junior High have been filled with three years of choir and two years each of Pep squad and basketball. She participated in the school nov Ilc voor and in a tip in rain Bow girls. Jean Ann Robinson daughter of mrs. James Robinson maintained an average of 96.21. She is a member of the Junior High choir and As a three year band student is first chair baritone. She had a part in the school play and enjoys listening to records and Riding cycles. Her classmates have elected Jean Ann to serve As vice president of her freshman class next year. Kathy Worthen whose average for the year is 96.19, is the daughter of Jim Worthen. Kathy is vice Presl Contd on Page 2 i front Page i by i Bon Taylor behind the scenes Many people Lave already started working to make Jim Bowie Days an occasion everyone in Bowie and All who attend wont soon forget. While most of those in Bowie Are having fun during the three Day Celebration club members responsible for the Success or failure of the event Are Busy with their individual projects. Its not Fasy for one group of persons to pull off a three Day Celebration the size of Jim Bowie Days. Each service or club member Lias to carry their Load. Clubs in Bowie should be proud of their members hip. Most of the individual members respond when called upon to do their share. Some of the clubs manage to make Money with their projects but others have a project which loses Money each year. Those clubs who lose Money., Are reimbursed by the Jim Bowie Days association for their loss. Every club participating in the Celebration should be commended on the Fine Job they have done in the past and even though they done to receive an outward thank you from the residents of this area i am sure everyone appreciates the Job they do. A reminder to businesses who usually donate some Little item that goes into the gift pack for visitors to the annual top of Lake Golf tournament the Bowie chamber of Commerce is in the process of Assemi lying the Parks and All merchants should Lave their items at the chamber office real soon. Ali soc Lal events Are important to the Bowie news. We try our Best to cover each one with what personal we Lave but it is impossible to make them All. That is Why it is very important for each club or organization to make arrangements with the news office at least a week or two if possible to Lave camera coverage of these events. More times than not our cameras Are tied up or other obligations Lave been arranged when we Are contacted to cover an event on the Day of the big occasion. Air utmost aim is to give every social event equal coverage but without everyone a help this can not happen. Tommy Hays local soil conservation officer received a Rattler unusual compliment on tils country estate place the other Day. Seems Hays was taking a lady to a soil conservation dam site so she could see Liat to expect when the government built one on her land. As the two were Riding through the country Tommy happened to drive by ids farm Southeast of Bowie and the woman without knowing it was Tommy a place looked out into the pasture and spotted two mud tanks and commented a i sure done to want my new Lake to look like those Muddy old of course Tommy was lost for words and ended up letting the comment pass right by. Hays should have those Are my two tanks and since i work for the government who builds this Type of project i received a Little extra and finally if you did no to vote yesterday done to be going around complaining How the election turned out. New cheerleaders for Junior High on tuesday May 2, the Bowie Junior High school elected their cheerleaders for the 1972-73 school year. Of the Twenty one girls trying out tile cheerleaders Are Cindy Adams Joyce Bruckey Kathy Ensey Jamie Garret Belinda Husfeld Carol North Betty scaling Vonda Stone Candy Tomlinson and head cheerleader is Teresa Proctor. The eighth graders elected As cheerleaders for their freshman year at Bowie High school Sherry Kerr and ram Lee. Susan Tomlinson was elected As the alternate. Dolph Briscoe Bowie 5 submits water proposal to state Bowie City officials have submitted to the Texas water Quality Board a municipal water pollution control and abatement proposal As required by the legislature in Senate Bill 835 passed last year. Deadline for receipt of the proposals by cities of 5,000 population and More was May i. The Law affects 230 cities in the state though Only 150 made the May i deadline. The proposals will be reviewed by the to web staff in Austin for final approval at a later Date. The legislation requires All cities in the 5,000 or More population bracket to form their own water pollution control and abatement programs. And to be responsible for the surveillance and enhancement of water Quality problems within their City limits. Programs also May extend to a City a extra territorial jurisdiction though the latter is not a requirement. In addition the Law gives All cities regardless of size the right to Monitor inspect and Sample possible water pollution discharges As Well As the right to enforce penalties associated with violations though smaller cities Are not required to do so. The to web is charged by the legislation with the responsibility of assisting and advising the cities in the implementation of the program. Sam Slaughter program director for Hie to web during March and april met with representatives of the cities concerned through the state s 24 councils of government to explain the program and to offer the help of the to web. In essence the legislation simply requires hat water pollution control responsibilities and Powers already existing be carried out on a systematic basis and within a program considered satisfactory by the to web staff. Cities Are required to make an inventory of All significant waste discharges conduct regular monitoring of waste disc barges including inspections and sampling develop a procedure for obtaining compliance including Legal enforcement if necessary and to plan pollution abatement from such sources As run off from streets parking lots and other Urban facilities. A while generally speaking water pre school round up Little miss Anna Kay Nesmith and mrs. Wayne Nesmith talk with or. James Doughty when All pre school children met at the Junior High school gym last Friday. Anna Kay will Start the first Grade next year. Staff photo pollution control still rests with the state Agency it Las Long been our experience that Laws enforced at a local level tend to stay enforced a said Hugh Yantis to web executive director. A there is a matter of civic Pride involved which in sum Speaks Well for our state a lie emphasized adding that a the water Quality Board stands ready to lend assistance to any cities which need help in setting up their local programs. Accidents Are minor 4/24/72 8 25 am City patrolman Larry King investigated a two vehicle Accident at Lindsey and Pecan St. A 1967 Ford galaxies driven by Joe Marvin Wadsworth 610 North Mill Bowie and a bicycle Riden by John hold 616 live Oak Bowie were involved. 4/26/72 9 55 pm City patrolman Eddy Bell investigated a two car Accident at Elba and Lindsey Street. A 1971 Chevrolet Nova driven by Teddy i a Moore 510 n. Mason Bowie and a parked car owned by Henry James Opsahl 280 Wartburg Dubuque Iowa were involved. 4/28/72 4 42 pm City patrolman Kenneth Stephens investigated a two car Accident at Wise and Mathews Street. A 1970 Ford galaxies driven by Hinda Tucker Carroll route 2, Bowie and a 1968 Ford galaxies driven by Emma Reynolds Durham 504 Hodge Bowie were involved. 4/3/72 1 50 am City patrolman Larry King investigated a two car Accident at smythe and Wise Street. A 1968 Ford fair Lane driven by Howard Lee Smith 1311 Nugent Bowie and a 1963 Chevrolet Impala driven by Carl Chester Turpen 403 e. Greenwood Bowie were involved. 4/8/72 9 30 . City patrolman Eddy Bell investigated a two car Accident at Wise and Raymond Street. A 1964 Impala driven by James Michael Brady route #1, Sadler and a 1969 Pontiac driven by George Dwayne Reynolds route 4, Decatur were involved. 4/29/72 9 00 . City patrolman Eddy Bell investigated a two car Accident at Wise and Raymond Street. A 1962 Pontiac Catalina driven by Johnny Maxie Thompson and a 1968 Chevrolet driven by David Wayne Thompson route #1 Bowie were involved. Bowie sex students schedule meeting for monday night All Bowie sex students Are urged to attend the Bowie sex students association meeting tomorrow monday starting at 7 30 . In the High school cafeteria. According to a spokesman for the association so me very important business will be discussed at that time

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