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Tidwell Named Coach Sam Houston Bearkats Billy R. Tidwell of Trinity was named head football coach anfl athletic director at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville on July 3. After graduating from Hearne High .School in 1948 where he was a four-year letterman outstanding back for the Eagles, Tidwell entered A&M 'University where he earned more honors in 1949, 1950 and 1951 as a halfback for the Aggies. A strong, durable runner, Tidwell was named All Southwest Conference Player in 1951. Tidwell then joined the San Francisco 49ers but only played for a short time after aggravating a head injury received while at A&M. ; Tidwell, who is 44 years old and a professor of physical education at Sam Houston, officially took on his new duties Saturday, July 6. He Was an assistant football coach for the Sam Houston Bearkats from 1955 through 1966. He replaces Allen Boren as head football coach. Boren resigned to become athletic director at Klein High School. Dr. Harold Fischer, who had served as athletic director and director of men's physical education, will devote full time to his other duties in the physical education department. Tidwell received his bachelors degree from A&M, his masters from Sam Houston and is scheduled to earn his doctorate from A&M on August 16. A strong advocate of fundamental football tactics, Tidwell admits that his selection with less than three months left before the Bearkats opening game with Texas Southern University of Houston in the Astrodome September 14 puts him behind in preparation. "I'm most familiar with old-timey football," he said. "We hope to have a well- disciplined program and will make every effort not to be embarrassed." While Tidwell was an assistant at Sam Houston, the Bearkats won 70, lost 37 and tied seven including three Lone Star Conference Championships, one conference co- championship and a NAIA national co-championship in 1964. Tidwell and his wife, the former Betty Haralson of Trinity, are parents of two sons, Bill who is 13, and Wade, five years old. He is the son of Mrs. H. L. Tidwell and the late Mr. Tidwell of Hearne. LITTLE LEAGUE DODGERS—Front, Billy Lindeman, Jeffrey Hopcus, Jack Martinez, Barry Callen, Steven Pursley Jr., David Bates and John Martinez. Back, Mickey Forsthoff, Coach Glenn Dierr, Frank DeStefano, Peter Martinez, Raymond Reese, Michael Stratta, Tommy Reynolds III and Manager Joe Stratta. Benchley News Sam Rice Jr. Things do happen in the country. A Southern Pacific train and a large gravel truck met on the Benchley crossing. Thankfully, no one was really injured badly but the truck was in two pieces—on each side of the track—only another reminder of how carefully we need to drive when on the road. We hbpe the new crossing being built will be less dangerous. The OSR is being connected straight across; it won't pass through Benchley as it now does. Mrs. Marguerite Myers of Houston has been up to visit her sister, Mrs. Doris Johnson in the Bryan Hospital. She came on to Benchley to visit all of us. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rambo of Huntsville were over visiting us Rices and Rambos. Mrs. Henry Bowman and Miss Marguerite Peyton have been our house guests this week. Sis and I always enjoy them visiting us. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Capps of Bryan have been out tending to business and visiting her mother, Mrs. J. G. Lightsey. A former resident of Benchley, Mrs. A. T. Towler, was buried in Bryan's City Cemetery recently. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Haltom attended church in Hearne. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Towler of Arkansas were recent visitors in the Haltom home. Am sure the state will discover a number of rural families on their land for over 100 years. Our own home place has been for sure. Our home has been in the same spot and lived in every day since 1868. The land has been lived on much longer than that. Monthly Meeting Relates Progress The regular monthly meeting of the Robertson County Area Association for Retarded Citizens that is held on the first Monday of each month at the Planters and Merchants State Bank was held with Odis Hoyt presiding in the absence of the president, Mrs. Lorene Stephenson. The program for the evening was presented by the RCAARC director, Mrs. Dorothy Brown, who related information of the work going on at the workshop that is now located at the North Side Vocational Agriculture building. The inside of the dwelling has been recently painted by Coach Nathaniel McCoy and several North Side school boys and is opened five days a week from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mrs. Brown said that eight students are now participating and urges all citizens to submit names of other handicapped people. She also related the good news that 40 people had volunteered their time in assisting her with the students and all volunteers are needed. Also, the fact that the work shop citizens have a new contract with a Fort Worth company packaging plastic forks. Anyone desiring to give a memorial in memory of a loved one can contact the treasurer, Mrs. Milton Aalen. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wieding and daughters, Lisa and Vickie, of Pearsall left Tuesday after spending part of their vacation in the Hearne home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Jett. Mrs. Jett's sister, Mrs. Pauline Hines of Tomball, enjoyed Tuesday in the home and welcomed weekend guests were another daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schacht of Natalia. PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held in the City Hall of the City of Hearne, Texas, on Monday, August 12, 1974, at 5:15 p.m. to consider an Application for a Spot Zoning to change the Zoning Ordinance and Map of the City of Hearne, Texas, to provide for an expanded use of an R-l Residential District Single Family to include the use of the said lots for a Chiropractic Clinic and office facility, as the same pertains to part of Lot Number Six <£) and all of Lot Number Sevfki (7) in Block Number Twenty- One (21) of the City of Hearne, Robertson County, Texas, this being located at the corner of Bradford and Magnolia Streets in the City of Hearne, Texas. 22-2tn Hearne Eagles Take Buffs 3-0 A single by Ron White in the sixth inning broke a no-hitter by Melvin Bates, but (ailed to break the Hearne Eagles as they downed the Bryan Buffs 3-0 last Tuesday in Bryan. Going into the final week of play, the Eagles remain a half game in the lead with a seven win-one loss record in I he Brazos Valley League in Bryan* Bates pitched a one-hitter for his fifth win of the season against no defeats for the Astros. In those five games he has allowed only four runs on nine hits. His record includes a no-hitter and two one-hitters. Both teams were scoreless until the fourth inning when Hearne pushed across two runs on a sacrifice by Daniel DeStefano and a hit by J. D. Wilkins. Wilkins and DeStefano had hits in the sixth inning to drive in the final Eagle run. Another Hearne hit was Bruce Henry in the first inning. For the season, Bates' bat is cooling off, but he still sports a .429 baiting average. Wilkins has pulled up to a .368 average, and Scott Sigle is third on the chart with a .223 average. Thursday, July 11, the Eagles will be matched up against the Bryan Jets there at 8:00 p. m. in a game that will decide the league championship. LITTLE LEAGUE ASTROS—Front, Blalock Smith, Jaime Henson, Robby Hull, Dean Wooten, Dan Kyle and Lupe Gonzales. Back, Coach Charley Brown, Jimmy Archer, Curtis Wells, Gary Fleming, Robert Gonzales, manager Kyle Gregory and Jeff Mears. Not shown, Lloyd Broadus and Greg Pecina. Hospital Notes Dr. E. M. Boyd, who recently suffered a heart attack in Fort Worth, was transferred to Houston Monday morning where he was scheduled to undergo arteriogram tests on Tuesday under the care of Dr. Denton Cooley. Patients in the Robertsor County Community Hospital 01 Tuesday, July 9, included: Dessie Lee Johnson, Hearne Johnnie Nichols, Calvert Otis Brunette, Franklin Mildred Mitchell, Franklin Myrtle Calhoun, Franklin Mary Thomas, Jewett Vincinte Perrone, Hearne Bette Thompson, Calvert Leola Paskey, Franklin C. W. Bailey, Cameron Barbara Johnson, Hearne Helen Smith, Hearne Leon Thornton, Hearne Sam Johnson, Mumford Betty Stubbs, Hearne Vivian Goodman, Franklin Shermayne Moody, Hearne Jesse Bush, Hearne W. L. Hairston, Hearne Pearl Schultea, Franklin Helen Engelke, Bremond William Frith, Cameron Lawrence O'Neal, Franklin Myrtie Taylor, Hearne Ollie King, Franklin Tbe Hearne (Texas) Democrat. Tharnday, J«ly lit Itli Hearne Swamps Ennis Cats 13-3 Hcarne's semipro Rebels bounced the Ennis Cats 13-3 on Bob Jones Park last Sunday to push their season record to six wins against seven losses. Hearne scored quick in the game, pushing across seven runs in the third inning to break a tic and pull ahead 8-1. From then on, the game was never in doubt, but the Rebels tacked on five more runs in later innings for insurance. Leading the charge for the Rebels was Ignacio Vaca who pitched nine innings in the hot Sunday sun, allowing only seven hits and striking out 11 batters. Vaca was also hot at the plate, banging out three hits in five times at bat. Kenny Stone, Joe Cordova and Joe Montelongo each contributed two hits for the Rebels. Other hits were added by T. Rios, Jesse Obclla, .Victor Montelongo and Frank Vaca. The Rebels will play in Cameron this Sunday says their manager, Raymond Rodriquez. Mr. and Mrs. Claude H. Armstrong Jr. of Dallas visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Armstrong in the Five Points community last week. The four enjoyed visiting in Austin and San Antonio during the stay. Mrs. Leonard Ruffer and sons, Billy Joe and Johnny, of Houston and Mrs. Elton Tiemann and son, Treyce, of Brenham visited on Tuesday of last week in their parents' home, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Morgan. They came especially .it this time to visit their aunt, Mr. and Mrs. John Witt and children of Salada, South Carolina, who were also visiting in Hearne. Accompanying Mrs. Tiemann was a friend, Mrs. Butch Broecker and daughters, "Tiger" and Tif. In celebrating the Fourth of July, Mrs. Ruffer and her parents traveled to Brenham for a family get together in the Tiemann home. Mrs. Phillip Reagan of Irving was an overnight guest in the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Luster, on Monday while here to attend the Hearne Golf Association's Ladies Day activities on Tuesday. Roger H. Moss and son, Butch of Moundville, Alabama spent last week in the Hearne home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Moss. The localites and their guests also visited in Baytown and Hondo during the week. Mr. and Mrs. L. F. James visited last week in Hitchcock with their son and daughter-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. L. F. James Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Roller and daughter, Christy, of Franklin returned home Monday> from an entertaining week's vacation in Ruidosa, New Mexico. Accompanying them on the trip were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Roller of Whitney, and his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Roller of Waco. FALMAULKEY >,. Pasadena High Honor Student Miss Palma Rene Ulrey graduated 17th in a class of'948 from Sam Rayburn High School of Pasadena in June and will enter A&M University this fall on an academic scholarship where she vfill major in forestry. j Miss Ulrey received the American Revolution Award and also awards from (he American Legion, the "I Ddre You" for qualities of leadership, excellence for four years (straight A average) and was voted outstanding teenager from her school along with being listed in Who's Who Among High School students. At Pasadena she was ,' a member of the National Hoitor Society, vice president of t/lu Alpha Theta, captain a|id major of the Sum Rayburn band. ': Miss Ulrey is the daughter;of Mr. and Mrs. John Ulrey c of Pasadena. Her mother," the former Eftimea Palmos, graduated from Hearne High School where she was dn|m major tor the High School Band. Her father is a former coach at Hearne High. ; She is the granddaughter iof Mrs. Tom Palmos and great granddaughter of Mrs. W. ;A. Lynn of Hearne. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne St. Pierre enjoyed a visit 'to Destrehan, Louisiana in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon St. Pierre, from Thursday through Sunday. ; READ THE CLASSIFIED AIJIS How to invest a lump sum without taking any lumps. LITTLE LEAGUE GIANTS—Front, Brent Gentry, Joseph Aleman, Frank Gray ana Daryl Moody. Second row, Jerry Bishop, Andy Bonorden, Robert Nelson and Leslie Nolan. Third row, Bruce Dunn, John Ruiz, Freddy Ferrara, Mike Brewer and Roger Kittrell. Back of players, Manager Dan Brewer and Coach Mark Brewer. Be secure with Series H Bonds When you come into some money, your problem may be how to keep it. Series H Bonds could be your best choice. They're absolutely secure. And you get current interest mailed to your door every six months, at a rate averaging 6% annually when held to 10-year maturity. 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Mrs. Odell Stone welcomed her son and daughter-in-law, LITTLE LEAGUE BRAVER—Front, Reynaldo Martinez, Marty Fachorn, Donny uunn, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Stone of Noland Johnson, Butch Baker and Manager Ray Reynolds. Back, Coach Bob Garner, Alvin Short, Brownfield, as guests on Coach J. H. Huddleston, Martin Solic, Jimmy Gaudy and Bobby DeBoard. Not pictured, Marc Monday and Tuesday. Griffin and Gary Miller. A public service of this publication and The Advertising Council.