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Printed - SIRS. MARY K. HARTY * * * * * * U. S. Deputy...
SIRS. MARY K. HARTY * * * * * * U. S. Deputy Clerk Ends 25-Year Work It is nothing unusual these days for 25 passports to be issued in a week's time in the deputy U.S Oerk's office in Amarillo. But when Mrs. Mary K. Harty 70-year-old, silver-haired clerk who retired last month, first went to work in the federal clerk's office "it was an event when anybody went to Europe ano' a passport was a topic of conversation for days." Mrs. Harry wag appointed deputy U.S. clerk in 1938 when the late Judge James C. Wilson presided over the federal district court. For several years prior to her appointment, she had been serving as deputy commissioner, a job she continued to hold during Ihe entire £1 years she was clerk. Besides overseeing the growth in passport business and other legal work in the office, Mrs. Harty arraigned and set bond for federal criminals arrested over the years, main duty of the commissioner. "My busiest time as commissioner was during prohibition days," she said. lie federal courtroom also was moved during Mrs. Harty's tenure from the old Post Office Building to the Federal Building at 5th and Taylor. Mrs. Harty said she can still picture the old courtroom -"it had a dome ceiling and beautiful goldleaf work--" and that she was saddened when the old courtroom was converted into office space. Mrs. Harty, a native of Mississippi, grew up in Houston. She came to Amarillo in 1908 with her | family but stayed only a few! months before marrying Russell j Harty and returning to Houston. I Her two children, Kimbrough. now! a Lubbock attorney, and Jane, | now Mrs. Manuel Edquist, were bom in Houston. She came back to Amarillo to teach school when her husband died during the 1918 iufluenia epidemic. She taught junior high school English classes tor 10 years before going to work as a federal employe. Mrs. Harty lives at 1113 Van Buren, a house built by her father, the late VV. H. Kimbnnjgh, an early-day attorney. A sister, Miss Willie Kimbrough, a retired school teacher, and her mother also live at the family home. Another sister, Mrs. Jack Rutledge, lives in Durango, Colo. Japan has cancelled its trade pact with West Germany, as out of date, and will shortly negotiate a new agreement, Tokyo reports. Advertisement . Lost 66 Pounds With Barcentrate Mrs. H. P. Findley, Rochester. Texas, wrote us that she lost 66 pounds taking Barcentrate. . Barcentrate is the original grapefruit juice recipe for taking off ugly fat. No starvation diet ·with Barcentrate. You eat plenty. Not a hungry moment. If the very first bottle doesn't show you the way to take off unhealthy fat, return the empty bottle for your money back. Get Barcentrate at any Texas druggist. I SHOP LEVINE'S

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  1. The Amarillo Globe-Times,
  2. 03 Apr 1957, Wed,
  3. Page 28

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