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Brownfield News (Newspaper) - April 21, 1974, Brownfield, Texas I of i to. A by a �?~�?�51-j4 it. 3 3��?� i ? 21mt1, to not to to jeep. 7&4ee k/4&uat" vol 71 no. 32 a Vav a a Brownfield Terry county Texas sunday april 21, 1974 Singh copies a 15 inc la Ding tax 28 pages 3 Section Sac office clears additional Farmers Accident sends one hearings set for Gaines operators it Ecol k Katy Why docs this newspaper sell Welcome or congratulatory messages to promote some individual group family organization or event there arc a number of reasons. Here Are a few a it gives those sponsors of the promotion an Opportunity to keep the name of their firm or profession in the Public Eye. A it gives added importance to the person firm or event that a Story and or photo could not possibly do. A it gives the sponsors an Opportunity to show that they Are in favor of the particular promotion that it merits added publicity and that they Are willing to spend a few dollars to prove it. A it helps the newspaper be More successful so that in turn it May be in a position to be of Public service in Many instances when sponsorship is not required. A it affords an Opportunity to show that the merchants Are behind the promotion and that they favor Progress in our Community and Are Community minded. A it proves that the newspaper is doing All it can to Render a service to its advertisers and subscribers and make them pleased with the product or it might become As unpopular As our virulent inflation. Kor the Best Way to enforce Gas saving Speed limits would be to have men drive at the age they wish they were and women at the age admit to. Iuar. The latest definition of a a a Streaker has been described by mayor Lloyd Hahn As a nude dude in a running mood. Sorry to hear that neat Campbell our choir director has accepted a position in Marlin High for next year w Here he will be choir director and assistant band director. Many will be sorry to see him leave. Al Muldrow carries a sign in the rear window of his car that reads a fat to Possum. Sharon Shrimpton who was injured in the two car wreck easter sunday which claimed the lives of or. And mrs. A. V. Lory was scheduled to be released from methodist Hospital in Lubbock Friday afternoon. Those interested in attending classes in drawing and water colors should Contact mrs. F. M. Come Ioe who is arranging for the appearance of Pat Krahn of Lubbock the classes to be held tuesday in the Brownfield Art association building at 1103 West main. A Parade of events will be the theme of the program when the Oak Grove it a convenes at 7 30 . Tuesday in the school cafeteria. A reminder to our readers that Frank Gray is keeping the county clerks office open through the lunch hour until april 30 for those who desire to vote Absentee. Union Baptist Church begins revival services today with or. Franklin Swarmer to bring the evangelistic messages at 8 45 . And 7 30 . Daily. Parents May Register their children for kindergarten for the 1974-�?T75 school year now at the administration building. Mrs. Philip Thompson president informs us that the firemen s auxiliary will hold its annual dish cloth Sale april 23t. A. Elmore of Tahoka whose subscription does not expire until september drops in to pay four More years in Advance so Well have to stay in business that Long in order to avoid giving him a refund. Girl scout Day Camp announced Elgin Smith was taken to Brownfield general Hospital via police ambulance shortly after 5 15 . Friday due to injuries received in the above pictured wreck. His condition Friday night was listed As satisfactory. Smith was driving the 1956 Ford pickup which was in collision with a 1973 Chevrolet driven by Santana Alaniz or. The wreck occurred at fir and Tahoka Road. New Soto by Bui Cone Gen Tel requests rate raise Chesshir discusses funds Terry county judge Herbert Chesshir issued the following statement Friday afternoon concerning Revenue sharing funds Money whether too much or too Little is always a problem for your county officials Many Are finding this to be True in their attempt to use Revenue sharing funds to the satisfaction of their constituents and your local commissioners Are no exception. Commissioners courts Are being approached by different special interest groups and each group is usually prepared to present a valid argument As to Why their project should be supported. Some of the projects Are Good for the county As a whole. The commissioners court also has some plans As to where the funds should be used. As most of you know the Revenue sharing Money can Only be used for certain projects and not for salaries and paying debts. I As county judge and chairman of the commissioners court of Terry county wish to inform you on How we Are spending Terry county a share of this Federal Money. In our deliberations we have Given a lot of thought on How it should be spent so that it might Benefit the citizens As a whole. They Are just completing remodelling Terry county Kendrick memorial Library which will be one of the finest and most Complete libraries in Texas and on completion we Are asking the Library Board and the friends of the Library who have worked hard in making this Library something that All of Terry county will be proud of. To hold an open House. Your commissioners court has discussed what our next project would be and How we could use this Revenue sharing to the Best interest to All citizens of the county. We have All agreed that since the county courthouse touches every citizen in the county and All roads Lead to the courthouse and certainly the edifice that houses the records of our lives should be maintained and kept in Good repair. The commissioners after consideration and deliberation have decided to improve the appearance on the outside and repair the Stone and Brick Structure. Many people believe that the courthouse should be one of the finest if not the finest buildings in the county both in appearance and construction. It should be looked upon with Pride by those who work there and those who do business there. We As your commissioners court want the citizens to be proud of their courthouse and not be ashamed of it. We Are now studying and considering improving the heating and air conditioning system in the courthouse with our next share of Money we receive. We Are of the opinion these repairs Are needed and can be done without a Bond election or additional taxes and will not affect the budget of the county. According to information received by the Brownfield news this week thirty two additional producers in Gaines county have been released from liability in connection with the ask investigation conducted recently. It was determined the individual producers had no part in the alleged scheme to up government payments and their program payments would be permitted to stand. Recently Twenty producers were exonerated and this release brings the total to fifty two. Twenty one producers announced april 5 included Olin Whitfield Gail Hoover Donnie Hoover Paul Augh Ron Donald Currie Harry builders and r. L. Fleming All listed on farm d-359 with r. I. Oliver As operator. Liability released was $182,656.55. Persons released on Tarm d-262, Jon to farms As operator were Whit Field w o. Finley jr., Jerry Brooks. Band to perform Brownfield High band will stage a Short dress rehearsal at 7 30 . Tuesday in Middle school it was announced this week by Armando Rodriguez. Band director. Members will perform concert numbers for the contest which will be held wednesday morning in Plainview. Scheduled to last approximately 25 minutes band students will Plas a Tel Camino a chorale and alleluia and n j Mcllwain. Jerry Shrum Floyd Shrum h b. Rich. B. R. Williams. M l. Will Tams. I. E. Williams and Leon Lark i heir total liability was $388.h 15.28. Producers on farm b-b91. Frank Ratliff listed As operator released Doyle Forbis Larry Sneed. Norris Sneed and Gail Barnett. Total liability for these Farmers was Sill .691.66. C Lifton i. Adams. Ask official from Washington in charge of the county office said it has been determined that All producers released acted in Good Faith on incorrect advice Given by the Gaines county ask office. Eleven additional producers were exonerated april 9 and include Jerry new Brough. Dan new Brough Roger new Brough. H. Dale Cope. Charles Gearhart Fred Carnly Rick Orson James Stephens Steve Freeman James i Jones and Alton Shipley. Liability from these producers amounted to $387,807.46, which brought the total liability from 52 producers released to $1.6 million. It was said no decision has been reached on operators of the Doko farm who appeared in a recent hearing. Light additional Appeal hearings have been scheduled according to Adams. Operators and dates arc Roy Medlin. April 22. Charles Mcdulin. April 22 Paul Morgan Wayne Graves. April 21 r i. Oliver. April 25 Howard Hurd. April 29 Noah cml cd. April 30 t. A. Wartes May i and Frank Ratliff or. May 2. Baptist will Host revival Brownie the Brownfield old timer see a i sent the internal Revenue service $500 the other Day because my conscience bothered me. If it continues to bother me i will Send the irs the remainder of what i kor tickets to the banquet will be $5 a person with the meal furnished by Vann s catering service of Lubbock. This affair is open to the Public and everyone is invited to attend. Deadline for ordering tickets is Friday april 26. Requests should be sent to mrs. James Smith. Route i. Meadow 79345. A return address should be included and tickets will be returned immediately. Mrs. Lucille Burleson. To be honoured to Hospital two representatives of general Telephone company met with the City Council at a regular session thursday morning to request a rate increase for the company. Mayor Lloyd Hahn presided. Bob Saunders representing general Telephone told the governing body the company desires to a put the Cost on the thus equalling out charges to All customers. Jake Geron. City manager noted it has been about a year and a half since the last raise was initiated. The company is asking for a 24 per cent increase for business phones and an 8.5 per cent increase for a one party residence. Members of the City Council took no action but decided to Check towns comparable to the size of Brownfield and rates being paid at this time. Bids were opened for Purchase of a new pickup for the electrical department from Charles Darwin Ford and Kelsay Blacklock Chevrolet. Low bids of $2,889.10 was accepted from Darwin Ford. City dads canvassed the election returns and Lloyd Hahn took oath of office for mayor administered by Odell Sears mayor pro tem. The mayor then administered the oath of office to new councilmen Bonner Lytle and Tommy Hicks. Sears was re elected by the group As mayor pro tem. Retiring councilman Alton Webb was presented with a plaque of appreciation and each one present gave a Small Farewell talk. A letter of appreciation was read from mrs. Hazel Holt who recently retired from City Hall. Appreciation banquet to Honor Meadow woman an appreciation banquet will be held at 8 . Friday May 3, in the Meadow school gymnasium in Honor of mrs. Lucille Burleson to pay tribute to this Meadow resident for her Many years of dedicated and unselfish service to the children youth and adults of the Community with whom she has worked. The affair is being sponsored by the Meadow Parent teacher association. Many highlights Are planned for the evening. Outstanding music will be provided and giving the main address will be congressman Bernie f. Sisk Long time California representative in Washington . Sisk is a member of the 1929 graduating class of Meadow High. Other Long time friends and former students will be a part of the program. Jesse Smith pastor of Sherr Elwood Baptist Church in Denver colo., will be the guest evangelist for the youth led revival april 24 28 at first Baptist Church. Due to the renovation of the Sanctuary services will be held in the activities building each evening at 7 30 . Jesse is a native of Brownfield and a Cut his Teeth on the pews of first Baptist Church a said the pastor Pat Cummins. Or. Smith is a graduate of Baylor University and attended Golden Gate Baptist theological Seminary in san Francisco. Presently he is pasturing one of the fastest grow ing churches in Denver that is appealing to youth and Young adults. Jesse has also been very Active in what he Calls a a Street ministry in downtown Denver to youth. Just recently he returned from a speaking engagement of evangelistic campaigns in India. The pastor or. Cummins stated that All of the youth and adults of our area Are strongly encouraged to hear this dynamic Young pastor relate the gospel to the contemporary times in which we live. The Koi Nonia singers from was land Baptist College will be in charge of the music. Their commitment is. Registration deadline is May 15 for the annual girl scout Day Camp to be held june 3 through 7 at the girl scout hut in Coleman Park it was announced this week by mrs. Roy Edwards. This will be for All registered girl scouts and they Are urged to Contact troop leaders for information and a registration form. All troop leaders Are asked to attend a workshop at 9 . May 20 in the scout hut. Patrice Shindler area 3 Field director will be in charge. Signs proclamation mayor Lloyd Hahn signs a proclamation declaring april 26 As Gary Baccus Day. Looking on i left to right standing Are Dean Morphy Graton Swain and Dale Wiley. News Foto by Elaine Stephens a to share the mind of Christ and the Benefit they have said a win should the Devil have All of the Good music a through the Power of the holy spirit they have created Mush with today a sound and feel but is Ith the message of our lord Jesus Christ. Jesse Smith. Youth evangelist

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