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By Zane Toombs
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਀              㰀椀洀最 愀氀琀㴀∀ ㄀㌀   搀攀眀攀攀猀⸀樀瀀最 ⠀㄀㌀㘀㜀㌀ 戀礀琀攀猀⤀∀ 猀爀挀㴀∀椀洀愀最攀猀⼀爀攀搀戀氀甀昀昀⼀ ㄀㌀   搀攀眀攀攀猀⸀樀瀀最∀ 愀氀椀最渀㴀∀爀椀最栀琀∀ 眀椀搀琀栀㴀∀㄀  ∀ 栀攀椀最栀琀㴀∀㄀㜀㠀∀㸀䴀䔀一吀伀一䔀  — Long before fears of Y2K started, residents in the tiny West ਀              吀攀砀愀猀 栀愀洀氀攀琀 漀昀 䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀 愀氀爀攀愀搀礀 眀攀爀攀 猀琀漀爀椀渀最 搀爀椀渀欀椀渀最 眀愀琀攀爀 愀氀漀渀最  with spare food and other essentials of life as a hedge against ਀              猀漀洀攀 甀渀攀砀瀀攀挀琀攀搀 挀爀椀猀椀猀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

A trip to the ‘neighborhood’ grocer or pharmacist ‘down the ਀              猀琀爀攀攀琀ᤀ†椀渀瘀漀氀瘀攀猀 搀爀椀瘀椀渀最 ㌀  洀椀氀攀猀 琀漀 䬀攀爀洀椀琀 漀爀 倀攀挀漀猀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

Mentone (population 15) happens to be the county seat of Loving ਀              䌀漀甀渀琀礀Ⰰ 眀栀椀挀栀 椀渀 爀漀甀渀搀 渀甀洀戀攀爀猀 洀愀礀 爀攀愀挀栀 㜀  漀挀挀甀瀀愀渀琀猀⸀ 吀栀椀猀  assures a distinction of being the most sparsely populated county ਀              椀渀 吀攀砀愀猀⸀ 䄀 洀漀琀漀爀椀猀琀 洀愀椀渀琀愀椀渀椀渀最 愀 猀琀攀愀搀礀 ㌀ ⴀ洀瀀栀 瀀愀挀攀 戀攀琀眀攀攀渀 挀椀琀礀  limit boundary signs can be across these limits in about one ਀              洀椀渀甀琀攀⸀ 伀渀氀礀 愀 昀攀眀 愀洀攀渀椀琀椀攀猀 漀昀 攀瘀攀爀礀搀愀礀 氀椀昀攀 猀琀椀氀氀 愀爀攀 椀渀 瀀氀愀挀攀Ⰰ  notably the town’s only cafe, which faces a gas station across the ਀              爀漀愀搀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

Water, or the lack thereof, always has presented this locale ਀              眀椀琀栀 愀 洀愀樀漀爀 瀀爀漀戀氀攀洀⸀ 匀椀洀瀀氀礀 猀琀愀琀攀搀Ⰰ 䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀 琀漀眀渀 眀愀琀攀爀 椀猀 眀攀琀Ⰰ  which is about the best to be said for a liquid that normally is ਀              渀漀琀 挀漀渀猀椀搀攀爀攀搀 昀漀爀 搀爀椀渀欀椀渀最 瀀甀爀瀀漀猀攀猀⸀ 䄀挀琀甀愀氀氀礀Ⰰ 琀栀椀猀 瀀爀攀挀椀漀甀猀  resource is abundant in underlying water deposits that occur ਀              琀栀爀漀甀最栀漀甀琀 琀栀攀 愀爀攀愀Ⰰ 椀渀挀氀甀搀椀渀最 䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀⸀ 唀渀昀漀爀琀甀渀愀琀攀氀礀Ⰰ 洀甀挀栀 漀昀 椀琀  is unsuited for drinking. There is no city water, because the ਀              挀漀洀洀甀渀椀琀礀 渀攀瘀攀爀 栀愀猀 戀攀攀渀 椀渀挀漀爀瀀漀爀愀琀攀搀⸀ 䠀愀甀氀椀渀最 搀爀椀渀欀椀渀最 眀愀琀攀爀 椀猀 愀  way of life here.

਀              㰀瀀㸀䤀渀 氀愀琀攀爀 礀攀愀爀猀Ⰰ 愀渀 漀椀氀ⴀ搀爀椀氀氀椀渀最 爀椀最 搀椀猀挀漀瘀攀爀攀搀 愀 氀愀爀最攀  reservoir of underground water of better quality than found ਀              戀攀渀攀愀琀栀 䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀⸀ 䤀渀 琀栀攀 氀愀琀攀 ㄀㤀㠀 猀Ⰰ 愀爀爀愀渀最攀洀攀渀琀猀 眀攀爀攀 洀愀搀攀 戀礀 琀栀攀  county to pump water from this source to a storage tank located a ਀              猀栀漀爀琀 搀椀猀琀愀渀挀攀 昀爀漀洀 琀栀攀 挀漀甀爀琀栀漀甀猀攀⸀ 䐀椀猀琀爀椀戀甀琀椀漀渀 昀爀漀洀 琀栀椀猀 瀀漀椀渀琀  is left to the users.

਀              㰀瀀㸀一漀 猀甀爀瀀爀椀猀攀 琀栀愀琀 昀爀漀洀 琀栀椀猀 戀愀挀欀搀爀漀瀀 漀昀 爀甀最最攀搀Ⰰ 猀攀氀昀ⴀ爀攀氀椀愀渀琀  individualism came the first elected female sheriff in Texas. Edna ਀              刀攀攀搀 䌀氀愀琀漀渀 䐀攀眀攀攀猀 愀琀 愀最攀 ㈀㐀 愀猀猀甀洀攀搀 琀栀攀 爀漀氀攀 漀昀 氀愀眀 攀渀昀漀爀挀攀爀 愀渀搀  tax assessor-collector in a field that previously had belonged to ਀              洀愀氀攀猀 漀渀氀礀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

Dewees was born Sept. 5, 1921, in Gloster, Miss., moving to ਀              吀攀砀愀猀 愀琀 愀最攀 漀渀攀Ⰰ 愀渀搀 氀愀琀攀爀 最爀愀搀甀愀琀攀搀 昀爀漀洀 䈀爀攀挀欀攀渀爀椀搀最攀 䠀椀最栀  School in Stephens County. As a precursor of things to come, she ਀              猀攀爀瘀攀搀 愀猀 搀攀瀀甀琀礀 搀椀猀琀爀椀挀琀 挀氀攀爀欀 椀渀 琀栀愀琀 挀漀甀渀琀礀⸀ 䄀 瘀愀爀椀攀搀 眀漀爀欀椀渀最  background followed, including lathe operator in a Fort Worth ਀              愀椀爀挀爀愀昀琀ⴀ洀愀渀甀昀愀挀琀甀爀椀渀最 瀀氀愀渀琀 愀渀搀 猀琀攀渀漀最爀愀瀀栀攀爀ⴀ戀漀漀欀欀攀攀瀀攀爀 椀渀 琀栀攀  Special Service Office at Pecos Army Air Field before she moved to ਀              䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

In 1944, Dewees, now 78, took a position as deputy in the tax ਀              漀昀昀椀挀攀 甀渀搀攀爀 椀渀挀甀洀戀攀渀琀 猀栀攀爀椀昀昀 䠀愀爀搀椀渀 刀漀猀猀Ⰰ 眀栀漀 爀攀猀椀最渀攀搀 愀 猀栀漀爀琀  time later for health purposes, and recommended that Dewees be ਀              愀瀀瀀漀椀渀琀攀搀 猀栀攀爀椀昀昀 愀渀搀 琀愀砀 愀猀猀攀猀猀漀爀ⴀ挀漀氀氀攀挀琀漀爀⸀ 䤀渀 䨀愀渀甀愀爀礀 ㄀㤀㐀㔀Ⰰ 琀栀攀  commissioners court honored this request.

਀              㰀瀀㸀吀栀攀 渀攀砀琀 攀氀攀挀琀椀漀渀 昀漀甀渀搀 栀攀爀 爀甀渀渀椀渀最 昀漀爀 琀栀攀 瀀漀猀椀琀椀漀渀Ⰰ 眀栀椀挀栀 猀栀攀  easily won in the July primaries, becoming the first elected ਀              昀攀洀愀氀攀 猀栀攀爀椀昀昀 椀渀 吀攀砀愀猀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

Dewees, who remained sheriff through 1947, said her job was ਀              ☀焀甀漀琀㬀椀渀琀攀爀攀猀琀椀渀最☀焀甀漀琀㬀 戀攀挀愀甀猀攀 琀栀攀爀攀 眀攀爀攀 洀漀爀攀 瀀攀漀瀀氀攀 椀渀 䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀 琀栀攀渀Ⰰ  including major oil companies, many of which provided housing for ਀              攀洀瀀氀漀礀攀攀猀 椀渀 挀愀洀瀀猀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

"It was much harder work because you went to work early in the ਀              洀漀爀渀椀渀最 愀渀搀 猀琀愀礀攀搀 氀愀琀攀 愀渀搀 眀漀爀欀攀搀 猀椀砀 搀愀礀猀 愀 眀攀攀欀Ⰰ☀焀甀漀琀㬀 猀栀攀 猀愀椀搀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

Dewees said during here tenure as sheriff that the community ਀              眀愀猀 昀漀挀甀猀攀搀 漀渀 猀挀栀漀漀氀 愀渀搀 琀栀攀 猀漀挀椀愀氀 挀攀渀琀攀爀Ⰰ 眀栀椀挀栀 栀攀氀搀 搀愀渀挀攀猀Ⰰ  birthday parties and potluck suppers. Record-keeping was harder ਀              戀攀挀愀甀猀攀 挀愀氀挀甀氀愀琀漀爀猀 眀攀爀攀 挀甀洀戀攀爀猀漀洀攀 愀渀搀 猀氀漀眀 愀渀搀 挀愀爀戀漀渀 瀀愀瀀攀爀 眀愀猀  used to prepare county records. The courthouse had the only phone ਀              椀渀 琀栀攀 挀漀甀渀琀礀 戀甀琀 搀椀搀 渀漀琀 栀愀瘀攀 愀椀爀 挀漀渀搀椀琀椀漀渀椀渀最⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

Dewees said only two arrests were made during her term — one ਀              昀漀爀 愀 昀愀洀椀氀礀 愀氀琀攀爀挀愀琀椀漀渀⸀ 吀栀椀猀 猀栀攀爀椀昀昀 渀攀瘀攀爀 眀漀爀攀 猀椀搀攀愀爀洀猀 漀爀  other defensive aids. "I knew everyone," she said.

਀              㰀瀀㸀䤀渀 ㄀㤀㘀 Ⰰ 瀀爀漀戀氀攀洀猀 椀渀 琀栀攀 猀栀攀爀椀昀昀ᤀ猠 搀攀瀀愀爀琀洀攀渀琀 瀀爀漀洀瀀琀攀搀 愀 爀攀琀甀爀渀  to duty as a deputy — an urgency had developed in the tax office ਀              爀攀焀甀椀爀椀渀最 栀攀爀 攀砀瀀攀爀琀椀猀攀Ⰰ 渀愀洀攀氀礀 瀀爀攀瀀愀爀愀琀椀漀渀 漀昀 琀愀砀 爀漀氀氀猀⸀ 䄀昀琀攀爀  she completed that task, Dewees left public service, but returned ਀              椀渀 ㄀㤀㘀㔀 愀猀 挀漀甀渀琀礀ⴀ搀椀猀琀爀椀挀琀 挀氀攀爀欀Ⰰ 愀 瀀漀猀椀琀椀漀渀 猀栀攀 栀攀氀搀 甀渀琀椀氀  1986.Today, Dewees is far from being idle. She keeps close contact ਀              眀椀琀栀 栀攀爀 昀椀瘀攀 挀栀椀氀搀爀攀渀⸀ 䠀攀爀 搀愀甀最栀琀攀爀Ⰰ 䄀渀渀 䈀氀愀椀爀Ⰰ 椀猀 䰀漀瘀椀渀最 䌀漀甀渀琀礀  treasurer. Dewees looks after her beloved cattle and reads. Her ਀              栀椀氀氀猀椀搀攀 爀愀渀挀栀 栀漀洀攀 瀀爀漀瘀椀搀攀猀 猀眀攀攀瀀椀渀最 瘀椀攀眀猀 漀昀 爀甀最最攀搀 琀攀爀爀愀椀渀Ⰰ  particularly mountains in the background.

਀              㰀瀀㸀匀甀渀猀攀琀猀 愀爀攀 搀攀猀挀爀椀戀攀搀 椀渀 最氀漀眀椀渀最 琀攀爀洀猀Ⰰ 洀愀琀挀栀攀搀 漀渀氀礀 戀礀 挀漀氀漀爀猀  of a setting sun dipping behind Guadalupe Peak, some 70 miles ਀              愀眀愀礀⸀ 䐀攀眀攀攀猀 栀愀猀 氀攀搀 愀 昀甀氀氀 氀椀昀攀 椀渀 䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀 愀渀搀 瀀爀攀昀攀爀猀 椀琀 琀漀 愀渀礀  other locale.

਀              㰀瀀㸀☀焀甀漀琀㬀圀栀攀渀 礀漀甀 昀椀爀猀琀 挀漀洀攀 栀攀爀攀Ⰰ 礀漀甀 欀渀漀眀Ⰰ 礀漀甀 搀漀渀ᤀ琠 栀愀瘀攀 攀渀漀甀最栀  money really to move, and then later after you make friends, and ਀              愀挀挀甀洀甀氀愀琀攀 愀 氀椀琀琀氀攀 戀椀琀Ⰰ 礀漀甀 搀漀渀ᤀ琠 眀愀渀琀 琀漀 最漀 漀昀昀 愀渀搀 氀攀愀瘀攀 椀琀⸀☀焀甀漀琀㬀㰀⼀瀀㸀

That seems to be the prevailing mood of those who live in ਀              䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀⸀ 䈀攀瘀攀爀氀礀 䠀愀渀猀漀渀Ⰰ 䰀漀瘀椀渀最 䌀漀甀渀琀礀 搀椀猀琀爀椀挀琀ⴀ挀漀甀渀琀礀 挀氀攀爀欀Ⰰ 猀愀椀搀  she has lived in Houston, Dallas and El Paso but prefers living in ਀              䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀⸀ 䠀愀渀猀漀渀Ⰰ 㔀㈀Ⰰ 眀愀猀 戀漀爀渀 椀渀 倀攀挀漀猀 戀甀琀 栀愀猀 氀椀瘀攀搀 椀渀 䴀攀渀琀漀渀攀  off and on all of her life.

਀              㰀瀀㸀☀焀甀漀琀㬀䤀 氀椀瘀攀搀 椀渀 䠀漀甀猀琀漀渀 攀椀最栀琀 洀椀氀攀猀 昀爀漀洀 琀栀攀 洀愀氀氀⸀ 伀渀 匀愀琀甀爀搀愀礀  mornings it took two hours to get there. So I can be in Pecos for ਀              戀爀攀愀搀 愀渀搀 洀椀氀欀 愀渀 戀爀攀愀搀 愀渀搀 戀攀 戀愀挀欀 栀漀洀攀 戀攀昀漀爀攀 猀漀洀攀漀渀攀 椀渀 䠀漀甀猀琀漀渀  can go across town."

਀              㰀瀀㸀䄀渀渀 䈀氀愀椀爀Ⰰ 䐀攀眀攀攀猀ᤀ†搀愀甀最栀琀攀爀Ⰰ 猀愀椀搀 猀攀氀昀ⴀ爀攀氀椀愀渀挀攀 椀猀 椀洀瀀漀爀琀愀渀琀 椀渀  such a sparsely populated area. "You do things on your own, you ਀              琀愀欀攀 挀愀爀攀 漀昀 礀漀甀爀 漀眀渀 渀攀攀搀猀Ⰰ 戀甀琀 椀昀 椀琀 最攀琀猀 琀漀 戀攀 琀漀漀 洀甀挀栀Ⰰ  usually somebody in the community knows how to do that. I don’t ਀              琀栀椀渀欀 愀渀礀 漀昀 甀猀 昀攀攀氀猀 眀攀 挀愀渀ᤀ琠 愀猀欀 愀渀礀戀漀搀礀 攀氀猀攀 琀漀 栀攀氀瀀 甀猀 眀栀攀渀 眀攀  need it." Don Creager, county judge of Loving County, agreed. "We ਀              洀愀礀 栀愀瘀攀 瀀漀氀椀琀椀挀愀氀 猀瀀愀琀猀 愀渀搀 愀氀氀Ⰰ 戀甀琀 礀漀甀 欀渀漀眀 椀昀 椀琀 挀漀洀攀猀 琀漀  sickness and death and other things, functions and all, we all ਀              挀漀洀攀 琀漀最攀琀栀攀爀⸀ ☀焀甀漀琀㬀㰀⼀瀀㸀

Loving County Sheriff Richard Putnam said the county continues ਀              琀漀 栀愀瘀攀 氀椀琀琀氀攀 漀爀 渀漀 挀爀椀洀攀Ⰰ 愀渀 漀挀挀愀猀椀漀渀愀氀 瀀攀琀琀礀 漀椀氀昀椀攀氀搀 琀栀攀昀琀 漀爀  some would-be hunter trespassing on to private ranch land — ਀              愀渀漀琀栀攀爀 瀀氀甀猀 昀漀爀 氀椀瘀椀渀最 挀漀渀搀椀琀椀漀渀猀⸀㰀⼀瀀㸀

Some suggest Mentone is a town in name only. Charles Derrick, ਀              眀栀漀 眀椀琀栀 眀椀昀攀 刀攀最攀渀愀 漀瀀攀爀愀琀攀猀 琀栀攀 䈀漀漀琀 吀爀愀挀欀 䌀愀昀攀Ⰰ 眀栀椀挀栀  occasionally presents little evidence of being open, may have ਀              甀渀椀渀琀攀渀琀椀漀渀愀氀氀礀 愀渀猀眀攀爀攀搀 琀栀椀猀 戀礀 甀琀琀攀爀椀渀最 漀渀攀 漀昀 栀椀猀 椀洀瀀爀漀洀瀀琀甀  quips: "We may look like we’re closed but we’re not."਀            㰀⼀琀爀㸀

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