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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 17 June 1948

■/ r . ■ | • 1 J ' 1 Thursday, June 17,1948 i ■: Locker Plant- Continued from page 1 was at fault it was necessary to borrow another sum of $15,000 bo in notes being endorsed by the Farmers Electric Cooperative. Many members of the electric cooperatives were members of the new locker cooperative and were well aware of the many war- lime difficulties and restrictions Trials and tribulations continued to beset the new locker coopera- tive and it was imperative to use members advances and a loan from the electric cooperative to open the doors. To add to these already almost infuirmouriitable difficulties principal and interest had come due on the mortgage notes. It was no wonder that with the delays and financial troubles that had occurcd that the mem- |rs and interested friends lost .',* ■ •' '■? —- THE WYLIE, TEXAS, NEWS board of directors did get the plant open for businness. It is now and it is expected it will al- ways be ready to serve the area as long as the community wants the ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 17 June 1948

Wmm i i ■ i iumm.i he for I tUJ fA w ?age 1) 1#78 and 1903. Mrs. j^iggs was "born in the /''western'part of Tennesee near Wildersille in 1868. Being the daughter of Mr. ^nd.Mrs. W. B. Burch. When twelve years of age the family moved to Texas and settled near Lucas. They lived there for two years and then moved two and one-half miles west of where Wylie now stands. Lee Burch youngest brother of Mrs. Biggs still lives on the old home place. Out of ten children there are two boys and two girls now living. Mrs. Biggs' father clied in 1912 and her mother in 1924. Mr. and Mrs. Biggs met the first year after she moved to Texas, they kept company for about five years and on November 17, 1886 they were married. Mr. Biggs says he might h«ve to look up some dates bv)t that is one he remembers—that he couldn't af- ford to forget it that it would only mean the "dog house" for him. To this couple there was four- teen children bom. They reared eleven to be grown and married. There is now ten livin...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 24 June 1948

i V If It's In WYLIE Buy It la IE V uy It In ATION—700 — -rJ—r—tf—-——r* No Citv Has (Jrealer Opportunities For Advancement Than Wylie 5c PER COPY WYLIE, COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 24, I«)1S ■Writ DOWN TOWN WYLIE LAST SATURDAY I Saw: t MRS. RAYMOND POSEY, and MRS. FRITZ MOSS doing some weekend shopping in the WYLIE GROCERY STORE; DOC SMITH looking like he was mighty tired —should get more sleep at night, DOC; MRS. GRADY TURNER and RAY TURNER of Garland picking up some shoes they had left for repairs at the KRUSE SIIOE SHOP; also MR. GOFF LONG of Dallas picking up some shoes he left for repair in the same shop; MRS. BILL PARKER and MRS. EUBANKS of LA VON buying some patterns in PETERS VARIETY STORE; MRS JAMES PEABODY of Dallas also was doing some shopping in the same Store; MRS. J. A. BENSON; JACK BENTLY. PETE ELLEN- BURG, CURTIS EAVES all doing some grocery shopping in the ALLEN'S GROCERY STORE; MRS PAUL BYERS in the WIIITEWAY GROCERY STORE; MRS. MONTGOMERY of LA- VON was s...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 24 June 1948

- — "V^ i 1 .1,4 * w * >« fttfe WVLtfej *fc*A§, fc*EWS '•' •J - / 7M1 SK '• lay, WYLIE NEWS PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY PAUL W. 8TIMSON, OWNER AND PUBLISHER Offlcea lu First State Bank Building Hot tod an ■•coud-oUaa mall mattar at tU« Post offtco lu Wyllo, Toms under act o( Oongrnaa of March 8, 1807 SUBSCRIPTION RATES One Year In Collin County 11.50 One Year Outaldo Collin Co. $1.7B k\ Pride In How Our Business District Looks? As I was walking clown the main street of W/lie this past Tuesday morning, 1 became aware of the fact that some of the merchants ot' our city are not too fully in favor of the plans for cleaning: our city up and in keeping the fronts of their buildings in a clean and neat condition. 1 was amazed to find out that the city council would allow such a collection of bottles, crates, and etc., which I saw in front of one particular business house, 1 know that the citizens of Wylie are acting now as a group to make and keep our city clean and neat and more attracti...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 24 June 1948

m ■ • - i'i.-V ■mmtmmrn km The Johnston Co. News: Temper Is one thing We can't Get Rid of by Losing it. Mr. Cook was called to George I West this week on account of ill- |ness in his family. Mi£,1. Daniels had a birthday unday but we are not giving any |/Jates. Bonnie enjoyed the day off |Aday. Its. Combs, Dickerson, Rife, ] Rubby Jackson arc on their I vacation this week. Winnie Webb visited in Piano |Sunday. Bertha Hall entertained Ruby land Gail Pelton of White Rock Sunday and took them out to see |the Dam. Opal Johnson visited friends Mrs. T, E. Turner Is 111 In St. Paul Hospital In Dallas Mrs. T. E. Turner of Wylie was carried to St. Paul's Hospital on this past Friday afternoon at 6 p.m. for a general checkup and observation in that clinic. Mrt.. Turner has been in poor health for the past few months and is taking this treatment as u matter of precaution. We know she will be pleased if all her friends write to her and help to make her recovery rapid. THE WYLIE, TEXAS, NEWS ags...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 24 June 1948

HDRfR;-; " TfW m Page 1) spirit and their com SMinltar pride which went along with all the other factors which made this possible, and we pre- sent their names with pride to show to the entire state that ours is one ol the most public spirited small, cities in the entire state of Texas: 9300.00 Wylie School Lunch Room Wylie Common School Dist. Wylie Lions Club $100.00 Wylie P. T. A. R. F. Hartman R. J. Hall I). W. Click y.:nor Housewright R. V. Groves Ollic Addington First State Bank City of Wylie J. A. Benton E. Housewright J. A. Hammett Lee Kirby Jick Housewright Lewis Hudson Lee Burch C. C. Fawcett R. E. Alexander & Son and B. C. Wood H. R. Bisby The Johnston Company W. C. & M. F. Allen Texas Power & Light Co. $50.00 J. E. Bowden R. S. Posey L. Bozeman O. W. Hampton Wilson Housewright J. H. Edgington M. A. Willis Mrs. A. K. McDonald Mrs. Rebecca Douthitt Lindsay L. Bowcn "tlie Citizens of Collin inty: I want each of you: know th.Vt I shall appre- your support in makin...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 24 June 1948

— Thursday, June 24, 1948 THE WYLIE, TEXAS, NEWS Neilon- Continued from page 1 •ry \ /or the Cotton Belt and the re- mainder of the time for the I.G.N. After leaving the railroad em- / ploy, he took up farming which he carried on until his retirement. To this union there was born one daughter, Mrs. Beatrice Kil- gore who now lives in Houston. There are four grandchildren all of whom were born in Wylie and four great grandchildren. Mrs. Neilon, like so many of the others who have been inter- viewed in this series, says that she can sec much improvement in Wylie, especially in the past few years and that they are ex- pecting much prosperity to come to Wylie in the near future. She is a very kind, generous lady, and wc of the News want wish for her and her fine hus- and, many many more years of success and happiness. We don't see her on the streets very much, but remember her sweet person- ality the one time when we were first introduced to her on her first visit down town in over a ye...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 24 June 1948

p. L. BAILEY Lane is ill at the Med- s Hospital in Dallas. Miss Carlyn Nail spent the week end with Wyvdnna Sachse. Mrs. Alma Sjnolka and Mar- garet Jane are on the sick list. Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Toler hon- ored her father with a dimer Sunday. All of the children at- tended and also, Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Salmon. Mr. and Mrs. Kirkman are visiting his parents in Greenville. k\ The Lowest Priced Watch Repairing in GARLAND Local Watch Inspector fu* Santa Fe Railroad Johnson Jewelry Co. 108 N. 7th St. Garland, Texas We are glad to «e Mrs. D. C. Salmon up and around again. Elmo Hutaon had seveial of his children home Sunday for Fath- ers Day. Miss Martha Spence has been visiting Miss Nettie Fostpr this week. Martha King and Nettie Foster have returnt'i from Camp at Athene. Then report having had a grand time and about ten more are scheduled to leave Sunday. The Sachse Christian Church wishes to express thanks to Jim Barger and Lee McFadden for having another fan instlaled in the church. Mr. ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 1 July 1948

If It's In WYLIE Buy It In WYLIE THE WYLIE W?/- / Wil'^ 5c PER COPY No City Has fireater Opportunities For Advancement Than Wylie Vol. 1 WYLIE, COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS. THURSDAY, JULY 1, 1948 w: 4 If It's In WYLIE Buy It In WYLIE CIRCULATION—700 T[£ ■;?± t . r";* No. 16 5t or I '.hat | 'W Wylie Lions Club Will Install New Officers At Barbecue On July 5th. WHEN SAM RAYBURN WAS VISITING IN WYLIE ... he was caught by lhe photographer in ihe Housewright-Hammett Hardware Company chatting with some of his old friends who are shown gathered together, right to left: Ed Andrews, C. J. Potts, Lee Burch, an unidentified visitor, Mr. Rayburn, Minor Housewright, Benny Woods, R. F. Hartman and Fred Gallagher. Photos by Rembrandt Studios CONGRESSMAN SAM RAYBURN SPENDS ENTIRE MONDAY AFTERNOON IN WYLIE Congressman Sam Rayburn afternoon. Mr. Rayburn said he who is now a candidate for re- j had brought the first rains which election to the office of Congress- fell at his first re-election speech, but tha...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 1 July 1948

W J* I V • m4- T .. —r—w- THfi WYUfe, TEXAS, NEWS Thursday, July 1 ,1948 — WYLIE NEWS PUBLISHED EVEKY WEDNESDAY PAUL W. BTIMSON, OWNER AND FUBLIBHER Offices In Firit State Bank Building I: L , Uoond-clftii mall matter officii In Wyllo, Tons 1 act of Confess of « • ,0 r "> «<>" March 8, 1807 One Year Outside SUBSCRIPTION RATES One Year In Collin County *1.60 Collin Co. . 11.75 Lavon Dam Will Be Great Reservoir And Flood Control Agency It may seem strange to many of my readers that I Would take time out to explain or attempt to pass on the information which I have about the purpose and future of the great Lavon Reservoir which is being built in our im- mediate vicinity; however, there are those peoples in this ^county and neighboring counties who are distorting the facts and misleading the public on the true aspects of this under- taking because of ignorance of the facts and or political dislikes. In no manner must this be taken as a defense of any politician or any other fig...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 1 July 1948

iy, July 1 sag- m-fga te Johnston Co. New®: When Down in the Mouth Think of Jonah, he came Out all right. Mrs. W. W. Housewright and son of San Benito are visiting Mrs. Hester Combs this week. Opal spent Saturday shopping in Dallas. Mrs, Ballew has joined our happy band again. a^Mrs. Dora Hicks spent the week in Waxahachie. Lillian Anderhub is on her va- WJiion this week. Flora Branch spent Sunday in Ft. Worth. Squires was very happy over the card he recieved from his giri friend until he saw the picture on it—why is he so allergic to snakes. „ Mrs. Sloan is back at work after being out on account of ill- ness. Margie saw the show at the Majestic Sunday night. Virgie Smith starts her vaca- tion Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Parker of Dallas were guests of Nannie Belle Via Thursday night. Vena Mitchell spent her vaca- tion with her sister in Van Al- styne. Ora B, spent Sunday with her sister in Dallas. Russians may be striving for world peace, as thpy contend, but they are clever at ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 1 July 1948

5 Have Been Residents of WyBe Most ofTneir lives ft elderly • gentleman office of the New3 I Saturday and plunked down the money for a years sub- scription, I began to ask him just how long he had lived in Wylie and other questions about his life. Don't imagine he knew it then, but I was on the verge of getting another story for the newspaper concerning the 'folks who have made and help shape the destiny of this community for the pa:st fifty or sixty years. He said lie had been receiving the Ncwj reg- ularly since it had started, but had never paid for it, and he wanted to be'sure hfe received all the rest of the copies which were coming out. He said that he was born between Pleasant Valley and Wylie in the year 1884, the son ox Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hector who were early settlers in that com- munity. Upon the land his father sup- ported the family and sent the children to school at the old Elm Grove School which was located WE HAVE FLEA POISON For Your Cotton Crop 39$ PER ACRE Why Pay...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 1 July 1948

Thursday, July 1, 1&48 Lewis Baldwin Visits In Wylie Past Monday Mr. Lewis Baldwin, accom- panied by his wife and their twin sons, Wayne and Gwayne, were visitors in Wylie this past Monday in the interest.; of mak ing a house to house canvass of our city; however, the rains.'came and they had to retreat back to Anna before doing all they wish- ed to do. Mr. Baldwin picked up some 5000 candidate cards which he had had the News to print for him. We appreciate the business he has thrown this way and are glad to see him in Wylie every rpjUmc he sees fit to come our way. gr,7.jrr THE WYLIE, tfeXAS. M / * ,C"i ana Card of Thanks We wish to express our sin- cere appreciation to our many friends for their expressions and deeds of kindness to Billie Jean during her recent illness and in our hours of bereavement. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Cross and Family. Miss Delphia Mitchell has started her vacation and is spend- ing il in the home of her parent.: Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Mitchell. Mrs. R. E. Hal...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 1 July 1948

THE WYLIE. TEXAS. NEWS from Page 1) e Is survived by her father A mother, Mr. and Mrs. Ray- nond Cross; her two brothers, K>nnie and James; and her sis- er«, Mrs. Lamoin Wyrick, Misses Vnda, Wilda, Margie and Rita ross, all of Wylie. Funeral Services were held in e Christian Church in Wylie Saturday afternoon at 2:30 .m. and the services were under e direction of Rev. R. Malone M Dallas assisted by Rev. A A Burnett of the First Baptist • Church. The pallbearers were Mr. Morris Addington, Russell Addington, Billy John Webb, Ward Feagan, Joe B. Stewart and R. Russell. Burial was in the Wylie Ceme- tery and the arrangements were made by the Fielder-Baker Fun- gal Home of Wylie. The News extends to this grief Stricken family its sinoerest con- "\ NOTICE AH Water Bills Are Due 10th Day Each Month e will be discontinued if bills aren't promptly paid City of Wylie Downtown Wylie- (Continued from Page 1) GEHREN of LAVON gossiping in front of ALLEN'S GROCERY; MRS. LILLIAN CORZINE, MRS. CL...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 8 July 1948

. rr ■ * ■: i,.,v •• ■ 1 i If It's In WYLIE Buy It In WYLIE 5c PER COPY No City H«9 Greater Opportunities For Advancement Than Wylie Vol. 1 WYLIE. COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS. THURSDAY, JULY 8, 194S Highway Department Will Let Contract For Highway 205 The State Highway Department in Austin, hag informed the News that bids for the construction of Highway 205 from 11.G mile south of Collin County line to State Highway 78 would be taken at a road contract letting on July 27 Ind 28th. This road will bo the final link n connecting the city of Roek- iall witli Highway 78 and ad- mitting a flow of traffic from the Southern part of the State through Wylie and on up northward. This new highway has long kept these two communities apart and with its com pletion should be of im- measurable benefit to them both. The contract specifications call for grading, structures, flexible base, stabilized base and single asphalt surface treatment on the proposed roadway for a length of 3.4445 miles. It is the beg...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 8 July 1948

v :v •• ■ / THE WYLIE, TEXAS, MEWS WYLIE IlEWS PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY PAUL W. STIMSON, OWNER AND PUBLISHER Ofticoa lu First State Bank Building S"X «d u second-class mail mattei the Post office in Wyils, Tsxaa under act of Congrotia of March 8, 1807 SUBSCRIPTION RATES Oue Yoar in Collin County 81.50 Ono Year Outside Collin Co. ... 81.75 Voting-A Precious Heritage and Duty! It's a little late to do anything about it, if it hasn't al- ready been done, but I think it's appropriate to think a few moments on the subject of one of our most sacred rights as citizens of a Democratic Country and State such as we are privileged to live in. I write of that privilege which each of us has according to law oi expressing our beliefs and thoughts on our government through the exercising of the right to vote and determining in a democratic manner just who shall govern us, by what rights and the exact limita- tions that they may exercisa this right of governing powers. Sometimes we as citizens are...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 8 July 1948

lay, July % 1 Vr- '• iiriT. The Johnston Co. New#: Any Friendship One can buy, Isn't worth the Price Mamie Gunter is back on the | job after a two weeks vacation. Everyone really enjoyed their .holiday Monday—flhesjt fhctory '.workers were really getting around. We are wondering how the new is ride—we have never had a knee to try either one of them Opal Wilson has that funny look—don't know whether it is THE tmiE, TEXAS, NEWS WYLIE LOCALS By BEULAH HALL Mr. and Mrs. Claude House- wright, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Billy Jo Housewright and children of Dallas, and Mrs. Felicia Ann Canada and three children, Eddie Earlie and Jean Francis were Sunday dinner guetss in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Housewright Mr. and Mrs. Frank Neilon had their daughter Mrs. Beatrice Kil- gcre and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. TO THE VOTERS OF COLLIN COUNTY Due to the long illness and death of my Husband, O. L (Jack) Ray, I will not be able to carry on a very active cam- paign for the office of County Treasurer as I h...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 8 July 1948

■( from page 1 Brown s«id it was paradoxical that his opponent, Congressman Sam Rayburn, should oppose the measure on the basis of fear of federal control. "The congressman has been a chief exponent of controlling everything from Washington. If he is ready to start a general de- centralization of government, if he is ready to start returning the government to the people, then I'll aide him. But as long as we pay the present heavy Federal taxes, we should not deny our — ■ " THE WYLIE, TEXAS, NEWS children the right to a first class education. We can do that with- out increasing taxes if we will have the courage to eliminate waste in government," Brown pointed out that we have been receiving federal aid at A. and M. College for many years without any attempt at federal control. The measure has received the support of both President Truman and Senator Robert A. Taft, Brown said. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Lewis and son of Murphy visited Mrs. S. O. Hall recently. ma WE HAVE FLEA POISON For You...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 8 July 1948

...... ""I!""'' 'T"""i'""- ttf?'"1'.1" • «* ' * '••,'4wvs, .'-.'^*i.'-.-- :•.■■•,!•-""• •''■ Thursday, July 8, 1948 WyU© Gipo^ery- (Continued from Page * 4 W* tm f.'Jl'. s " zzt:"' THE WYLIE, TEXAS, NEWS ~"V - - ■■«•• * ■ Page i) c^ry stores in many cities; how- ever, after careful study of the future of our city and the good character of our citizens, he and hjs wife decided that Wylie would offer to them the best chance to go into business and live the type of life they desired. | He said that many times while he would be- traveling the high- ways his thoughts would almost always be on the subject of when h$ could stop that traveling and s^ltle in some small city and en- | jpy life there. Mr. Sheeks is an active mem- I ber of the Methodist Adult Men's | Class and of the Wylie Lion's Club; where in both he" has proved his interest and concern over the welfare of our church and our civic problems. It is in- deed a privilige for our city to have been chosen by this couple for their h...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 8 July 1948

r < v . 7 r; . ■ W% THE WYLIB. TEXAS. NEWS ^ ' Thursday, July 8, 1941 fylle- -omPtfge 1) ™fiSs®4l this, so you for- iread it; MRS. THELMA 'as in the SSTHITEWAY W3CERV STORE buying s<>ir,l' Mrs. PAUL BYERS was doing some shopping there; SR. KINSER was Buying some eries at the same store: DOWELL FEAGAN was helping MR. WEBB out at the WHITE- WAY SERVICE STATION while BILLY JOHN was driving the BIBLE SCHOOL PUPILS to Dallas for a PICNIC; MRS. A. A. WILSON reported that MR. WIL- SON was in much better ^condi- tion; WILL GREER was working in the CITY MARKET where MR. GEORGE WEBB and CARTER I You and Your Friends Will Enjoy Eating In The Modern, Air Cooled WIL-BAR GRILL We Serve Fried Chicken Every Day Cold Plate Lunches -- Sandwiches -- Cold Drinks Take Home Some of Our Delicious Ice Cream r The CITY MARKET Wylie, Texas Consistently Offers The Best Quality Foods For The Most ECONOMICAL PRICES Shop Today in Our Friendly Store Fresh Meats — Vegetables — Fruits MARTIN were buying so...

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