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N+I.N+G G00vo,!loway News The Enterprise-Interstate Progress, Thursday, October 17, 2002 Page 13 I Sara 50 Years Ago October 16, 1952 Chosen permanent chairman of the Americans for Eisenhower organization was Riemer Calhoun, as secretary, TJ. Magee and as treasurer, L.E. Colvin. Other parish leaders named were: A.A. Ailstock, B.J. Lacobee, S. Berry, J.A. Dewitt, H.H. Goldsby,LJ. Walker ,Rusk Stallcup, D.T. Brown, Warren Harris, M.A. Calhoun, Dr.Walter Platt, Van Austin, Jr., Sam Murray, Charlie Morton, Jack Guy, Kyle Porter, E.S.White, J.LJordan, M.C. Chapman, Joe Harris, O.F. Hancock, Joe Dubois, E.D. Launius, Eugene Walker, S.L. Montgomery, J.T. Lord, W.K. Williams, Grover Moats, Robt. H. Parker, Herschel Brown, Arthur Shaw, Jack Beebe, Frank Cordova, L. Cook, H.G. Lee, M.F. Jones, B.F. Scott, J.G. Melder, Johnny Bolton, J.R. Cromwell, Aaron Horn, T.P. Calboun, Teague Price, A.A. Flores, J.L. Robertson, D.B.Thigpen, Truman Ramsey, J.S. Lord Mesdames B.A. Tiller, Jack Samuels, O.L. Stone, E.S. White, A.W. Moore, Myrtle Fleming, and J.M. Sasser. On Tues. night the City Council adopted a resolution calling for a levy of a 12 mill tax for the annual budget, which is 2k mills less than the year preceding, and is decreasing each year. Longstreet Demon Doings: Newly elected FFA officers are Foster Schuler, George Moncrief, Ted Bagley, Bobby Lee, Burton Loftus and Popie Doyle... At the parish fair the FFA'a won 11 blue ribbons, 3 red and out of 17 products entered in competition, 14 won 1st or 2nd .... 4-H members garnered 20 1st and 2nd places in cooking and sewing... In livestock judging they amassed 6 1st and 2 2nds, in showmanship a 1 st and a 2nd ... Music Club members Agatha Adams and Jacqueline Petty are busy learning their parts for the All-State Chorus which performs for the LEA convention in Nov. From Wolverine Lines: Chosen as beauties in their classes were: Marcia Copeland, Anne McLaurin, JoAnne Pattison, Noel Murray, Jeanette Bufkin, Anne Laffitte, Yvonne Williams and Carolyn Calhoun... 9th grade class officers are: Barbara Brown, Jimmy Peterson and Sally Caldwell ... At the dance at the Parish House Sat. night sponsored by the Dept. Club, popularity Contest winners were: Most Likely to Succeed-Margaret McLaurin and Bert Whorton; Most Intellectual-Carol Ruffin and Walter Asseff; Cutest & Wittiest-Gayle Duchamp and Oberle Allbritton; Most Athletic-Fredda Collier and Alvin Hall, Friendliest-Theo Schmidt and Roland Robertson; Mr. and Miss MHS- M.C. Reynolds and Carolyn Calhoun, Classifieds: W.F. McCrocklin has for sale a registered white faced bull, a registered short-horn bull and 700 bales of lespedeza and grass hay= $1 a bale ... Pho. 1035 after 5 p.m. if you would like to buy a 32 Winchester rifle, a 12 ft. boat and trailer or a baby bed ... Wanted- a lady to be a companion and housekeeper for aged woman- Pho. 74-12 Pleasant Hill or write Box 29 Rt. 1 Pelican... Recently honored by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. were Soil Conservation District farmers, M.P. Rogers, G.P. Shows,and F.M. Thornton of DeSoto and Grover Copeland and Horace Sanders of Sabine. Supervisors from the area attending the luncheon in Alexandria were J.C. Griffith, E.A. Laffitte, J.L. Pugh, O.k. Williams This has been a wonderful week weather wise, a little hot one day, but the evenings were cool and I saved some money on the electric bill. We had a real nice crowd at church Sunday and a real good service. Also, lots of good fel- lowship. After church I went to Mansfield to visit my friend, Mattie Hunt. She was supposed to fix a sandwich, but low and behold she had a feast. Also join- ing us for lunch was her daugh- ter, Kathy tnd grand-daughter, Callie. We had a very good evening. Mattie loaded me down with flowers to plant. Carolyn and Jerry Wayne attended their grandson's soccer game Saturday morning in Carthage. They report it is a plea- sure to watch those little folks play. La Merle Baker has a grand- son, Ethan, that plays also, but he is older and plays another game. Carolyn and Jerry Wayne came by for me Saturday night and we attended the Senior Dance in Center, We all had a great time and we had a nice crowd with lots of good music and food. Margarette Alford is still not doing too well, that reaction has really got her on a low limb. Hank Ideker is still holding on, but not too good. Mary Ideker has had some of his and her relatives visit during the week. "They say" moth balls will get rid of several critters that visit my place, so I have been busy putting out moth Ialls. I'm going to put some in that mole run in my back yard, he has tunnels going everywhere, we'll let you know how that goes. Enjoy and be happy, Nevelyn Sabine Retirement Rehabilitatiq ,n Center News By: Sonya Ott What a great week we have had here at Sabine Retirement. We have had a busy week and lots of activities going on. We began out week with our morn- ing exercise. Yes we end our week and we begin our week with exercise. As a matter of fact we begin most mornings with some type of exercise. There is no better way to begin a morn- ing,at least after that first cup of coffee. Tuesday afternoon we played bingo. We had lots of happy winners. Monday evening Midway Church came and we had a great evening of worship. Thank you Midway for your vis- its you make every week. Tuesday we enjoyed the after- noon of fun with a popcorn social. After our popcorn the ladies enjoyed having a mani- cure and their hair fixed. We all had lots of fun. Wednesday was bingo day again, so of course we had lots of happy people. Thursday we enjoyed an after- noon of art. I'm not sure who had more fun, the residents or the nursing assistants who were all so kind in helping us out. Thanks to all of the nursing assistants at Sabine Retirement for your help. I couldn't get through each day without your help. You are all great. Thursday afternoon after our art class we enjoyed ice cream from Dairy Queen in Mansfield. Thank you so much Dairy Queen for donating the ice cream. Everyone loved it. Friday we ended our week with exercise and .bingo in the afternoon, with another great day of winners. Saturday was a day of rest and relaxation and social time with friends and family, and Sunday we had a glorious day of worship with Crossroads Baptist Church coming to share God's word with us. Thank you to all of the churches, the businesses, the families and the employees at Sabine Retirement for the time and love you give to the resi- dents. You make each day a lot brighter for everyone. Well that's about it for another week at Sabine Retirement, and until next week take care and may God bless each and everyone of you and may God Bless America. Stanley-Hunter News By Dwena Henry and Harry Jr. were raised up together, they fought one minute \\; and loved the next. Becky Parker and Cindy Murphrey entered a 5K run at the Zwolle Festival Saturday and both brought home trophies. They were 2 proud ladies. Mary Alice Seago usually enters all the walks and runs but she has a touch of the crud. After the race Becky and her, son, Chad went to Bridge City to visit with friends and came home Sunday after- noon. Elton Smith's oldest brother was buried last week so he and Irene made a trip to Oklahoma and came home Thursday evening. Stanley school will host a Fall Festival Saturday evening from 5 to 9 pm. Bring your children and join the fun. Chad Parker brought me some The rain we got this week was good. It seems it was enough to wet the earth more. And they are telling us the cool weather is coming. I told one of my neigh- bors I would probably have to put "my old man" on the bed, thats what I call my electric blan- ket. The cool weather got here and it really makes you shiver. It is such a change from the heat we have had. Just have to get ready for those high gas bills, but we gotta stay warm. We cannot get in a hurry going toward Logansport these days, a-lad Olix, erprice,long,.with onsewatiouist JesseRabb.  ,+cffuse they are rea!l working i Atthe StonevCkNPTA.- meeting, Mrs. A.A. Ailstock reported 90 ....... r.It will sure be nice when its finished. Harry Wilson Jr. was buried Saturday at noon. Just had a grave side service at Lone Cedar. He fought a hard fight with liver problems. Sharon came down and we went to the funersl. She members to .date; president, Mrs. Boykin Witherspoon asked the group to sponsor blacktopping the Stonewall-Frierson road from the paved bighway to the school; delegates to the district meet will be Mesdames Witherspoon, W.L. Gilmer, S J. Pearce, Belle Jones and W.F. Simpson. 75 Years Ago October 17, 1927 October 20, 1927 Dairying is fast becoming the topic of the day in this parish and the increasing momentum it is gaining is shown by the fact that a num- ber from this area attended the Nat'l. Dairy Show at Memphis. Making the trip were T.L. Dowiing, J.T. Richardson, S.M. Shows, E.T. Fisher, W.H. Porter, F.A. Hoell, G.T, Hunt, J.M. Huson, J.C. Coyle and F.S. Edmiston. At Stonewall the high school pupils under the direction of Mrs. Rogers Dodson and Miss Kathleen Marshall will present a musical comedy, "Marrying Marian", Those in the cast are Kendrick and Lenora Hartsfield, Margie and Howard Rambin, Lillie Mae Nelson, Dorothy Moseley, Vallery Clark, Van Marsh, and a chorus made up of Helen and Mary V. Lacobee, Exa Beckham, Myrtis Williams, Laura Moore, Julia Faye Nelson, Julia T. Berry, Etta Roach, Edna Hartsfield and Gracie Moseley. In an effort to encourage women to vote and to promote the cam- paign of Riley Wilson for governor, some 55 ladies met to organize a "Wilson Women's Club". Elected chairman was Mrs. J.B. Elam, vice-chairman Mrs. D.W. Saunders and secretary Mrs. CJ. Brewer. Bethel: Sunday guests of the W.E Moormans were the Will Fletchers of Logansport ... In the Friday afternoon basketball game between Bethel and Longstreet, the visitors prevailed 28-11 ... Spending Sun. with Mrs. Hawthorn were the J.T. Moseleys, Mrs. R.M. Logan and Tom of Keatchie... On Sat. last about noon, 3 planes swooped over town and landed at the local airport, just long enough for the planes to be serviced and for the pilots and passengers to have dinner. One plane carded the president of the Del Monte Packing Co., Mr. Van Valkenberg, who was on his way to Hawaii by way of California. The other planes were headed for Kelly Field. Logansport: W.A. Garmany and grandson, Leland, returned Fri. from Harlingen,Tex .... A Sun. visit to Longstreet was enjoyed by Mr. and Mrs. O.k. Price, Fay and O.k., Jr. and Mrs. Bettie Calhoun ... After undergoing a 6 months course in the U.S. School of Aeronautics at Pensacola, Fla., Jack Wilson is now a naval air pilot and will leave Nov. 1 st for duty in Honolulu. Longstreet: Visiting our school recently was Gov. Simpson, who made short talks in every room... On Fri. night last 14 Lorigstreet Boy Scouts encamped on the banks of the Bushnae Creek, built fires and helped Scout Master and Mrs. Marvin Hanson and Mrs. Holbert prepare supper. Later games were enjoyed until it was time to return home about 11 o'clock. The 4 rural routes out of Mansfield will now serve approximately 5,000 people with mail service from the local Post Office. Comprising the Mansfield delegation which attended the organiza- tion of the Baptist Church in Alexandria were W.C. Nabors, chair- man of the state organization, J.L. Jordan, Claude Roberts, Rev. H.R. Holcomb, S.N. White, EC. Fair, G.F. Pr.ovost, N.W. Jenkins, R.E Madden, M.P. Bettis, J.W. Guy, J.F. Wise, and W.R. Smith. I i Attention Redux, Pondimin, & Fen-Phen Users As an approved Fen-Phen User, you may qualify for the Class Action Diet Drug seRlement. Amounts are funded for qualified users who would like to settle their claims now. For Free Echocardiogram Testing Contact: George M. 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