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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

i;, -if* .?■ ■119 ' ,/ TRS WTLXE NEWS Thursday. Dmmb«r Christmas Memo from Millers There's no shopping problem at Millers when you're looking for a gift for that special femi- nine name on your Christmas list. SWEATERS — Gift Perfect. The popular bat-wing sweater, turtle necked, and in a range of colors to match or blend with your wardrobe. And for the perfect cardigan, a royal looking, gold-crested sweater. Anyone would bet it's a costly hand knit. Looks wonderful in the season's popular navy. The sweaters are part of a collec- tion ranging from 3.95 to 15.95. SUIT COMPANION — Our favorite rayon crepe blouse, with tiny tucks marching around the turtle neck collar. Comes in red, nevy, black, and lime to wear now and with spring suits* later on. Perfect to wear over every- thing. Our luscious lime short wool coat, rustling with a matching taffeta lining. Goes ' v"' anywhere from Yuletide party to the Cotton Bowl Game. The raglan sleeves can be long or deeply cuffed for your favorite ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

Kswnwwh' HE«tOT*m!WHHraOTK^R§f'ffif$8Se8!?SP?lmi: , fe.!vl • * "■•" • ' , , J ., • '■'■ 7, f. D«c*mber 13. lttl apyry "i .vr ™ <WW" c '' ' "• W i-w • THE WYLIE NEWS Carrit Chapman Catt was a leader in the campaign that led to the adoption of the 19th Amend- ment to the Federal Constitution, which granted suffrage to women on equal terms with men. ATTEND DRAKE FUNERAL r — i j ! \ WHERE YOUR BUSINESS IS APPRECIATED Maynard-Martin Service Station Attending the funeral of* Mrs. John Drake in Wylie Friday were Mr. and Mrs. A- A. Yeargon, Joe Yeargon and Miss Chloe Harris of Fort Worth; Mrs. Lindsley Greene, Dallas; Mrs. F. L. Haskins and son, Frank, of Pierce City, Mo. The Haskins were guests in the home of Mrs. M. A. Allison Thurs- day and Friday. VISITS IN DENTON Mrs Belle Storey spent last week in Denton where she visited friends and was the houseguest of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Bishop. The Bishops accompanied their guest to Wylie Sunday and visited in the Storey home. Leeton Hillis was...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

J, Mrs. John D. Houston spent several days in Dallas last week visiting her sons and their , ■ ' NEWS ' families. j I ; FARM ANIMALS Dead Or Useless Horses Mules and Cattle Removed FREE—Call 16 Collect HOWARD (Speck ) WILLIAMSON Greenville, Texas Mrs. Genla Wells Feted On Birthday Mrs. Bill Howald honored her grandmother, Mrs Genia Wells, with a birthday dinner Saturday night in Garland. Attending the dinner were Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hamilton and Max, Mrs. Rudolph, Bill and Larry Howald of Garland; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley D. Baber and the honoree from Wylie. The Victory Bell at Annapolis is rung only on the occasion of a navy victory over the army, in football. AUTO LIABILITY INSURANCE Have your auto liability policy written by your home- town insurance agent, and avoid trouble. Our policies written in reliable, old line, stock companies. See us today for rates. WYLIE INSURANCE SffiNCY C. TRUF.TT SMITH RITA G. SMITH I BOSTIC BUILDING—DIAL 2881 j GET READY NOW . . . ... FOR HOLIDAY FESTIVI...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

1 i 1 f ^ ■ vv,.' NOEL •vol. 4 CHRISTMAS. 1951. . . • HIGHLIGHTS* and • SIDELIGHTS* "O Come, all ye faithful Joyful and triumphant ..." Traditional Christmas carols fill 'x, and on every hand people u.o in a holiday mood, a part of the hustle and bustle of this joy- ous season. Yes, once again, the great, glad tidings of "Peace on ^ Earth, Good Will to Men" are tak- ing the headlines, and surely there could be no more appropriate time to turn our thoughts to the Christ Child and the story of the long, long ago, which has meant so much to so many through the years. • * # Call it what you will ... a re- sponse to Christmas carols, the wonder and enchantment of child- ren's faces, the tantalizing odor of that food, or the lovely Christmas decorations on every hand . . . the Yuletide season creates a fes- tive mood we wish might last all year. For at Christmas time, peo- ple think more of others than Ihey do themselves and in so doing loco themselves, many times, in sacri- ficial servic...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

' " ii, wiii'C 1- ■MA w., - WYLXE NEWS I THE WYLIE NEWS PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BURTON FIELDER. Ownn and Publisher Any erroneous reflections upon the standing, character, or reputation of any person, firm or corporation which may appear in the columns of The News will be gladly corrected if brought to the attention of the editor. Cards of thanks, resolutions of respect, and legal notices are charged for at a regular advertising rate of two cents per word. Entered as second class mat- ter at the Postolfice of Wylie, Texas, under Act of Congress of March 8. 1897. SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year in Collin County S1.S0 One Year Outside County S1.75 — "If It's In Wylie - BUY IT IN WYLIE -SALE- Save now on WINTER DRESSES, BLOUSES and SKIRTS. Prices now reduced for CLEARANCE! AGNES BEAUTY & DRESS SHOP "ECAUSE we valuew"y5ur friendship it is a pleasure to say . . . "Thanks" ... and to wish you abundant Joy at Christmastime. f joyous vuutim CITY MARKET CARL HICKS OUR DEMOCRACY (j£ hrist mas...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

f: '' ' • Thursday. Dtcmbr 20. IMlRBgH $ahi '•%•■>• THE WYLIE NEWS Chrsitmai Edition Inscribed on the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia are these words ^'Proclaim Liberty throughout all the land." NOTICE All Water Bills Are Due 10th Day Each Month Service will be discontin- ued if bills are not promptly paid. City of Wylie England once Forbad* Christmas Observance SAVES CAB. BBEAKS LEO Did you know that the observ- ance of Christmas was once for- bidden in England—the home of the Yule Log, the Carol-singer and the wassailers? During the Reformation many believed the undue jollity of Christmas day was sacrilegious. Parliament, on December 24, 1652, ordered that "no observance shall be held of the five and twentieth clay of December commonly called Christmas day; nor any solemnity used or exercised in churches upon that day in respect thereof." Joilet, 111. — Charles Formanex, 17-year-old bellboy, was proudly driving his newly purchased used car home when he discovered that the brakes d...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

WlXrasw<i]!\K4«! J:vr, r} t. vTOfci JRT tiwrc.:'? Christmas Edition • •T7/' J J* V y M. THE WYLXE NEWS i I 'Christkindli' Is Swiss Counterpart of Santa Santa Claus plays a very in- significant part in the Swiss cele- gration of Christmas, observed mostly on December 24. It is Christkindli, the Christ Child, who makes the rounds of Swiss homes on Christmas Eve. This radiant angel is said to have come from the North, travel- ing on a fairy-like sleigh pulled by reindeer, much in the fashion of our Santa. Christkindli brings good Swiss children a beautiful tree, and many gifts. Like Santa, he stresses obedience and admonishes naughty youngsters. Speaking of Angels .. Thursday. December 20. 1SS1 i r FOR THE tfcfikcedfJuKe, IN A MAN'S LIFE- wr Games for All Make Christmas Family Party Entertainment Christmas is the time for family good one to get things going. Look get-togethers. One of the best1 through some magazines, which ways to make these gatherings' are filled with picures of S...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

^ -V Thursday. December 20. 1951 Mft ::,.u7 THE WYLIE NEWS Chreltmas Edition Card of Thanks # To my many friends: I wish to express my thnks for the many get-well cards, letters and prayers expressing the wish that I may get well. You have no idea how one appreciates it when one is ill. Yours for good health and a merry Chritsmas, Capt. Benton. LETTERS TO SANTA: Dear Santa Claus, I want a doll, a little basket- ball and a doll suitcase with clothes. And if I am a good girl, bring me some doll house furni- ture. Linda Gregory. WANT ADS PAY - PETERS VARIETY STORE - LAVON NEWS Mrs. N. O. Kindle Mary Ruth Justiss returned home Wednesday from City-Coun- ty hospital. Her condition is im- proving and she is looking for friends. Mrs. R. A. Taylor of Nevada was here Wednesday enroute to Dallas. Week end visitors of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Beesinger were Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Riffe of Sulphur Springs. I Mrs. L. G. Montgomery was re- ceiving birthday guests Sunday. Her visitors were Mary and Rose- mar...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

if -j\.> • : " • • ' $*#.; 'v:7".| ™r >v' -ys*?,vv jgnr^wP** Tbi , J or "to ,Vi y Tastt' Is the least developed of the five senses among the lower animals. Egg-rolling on the White House j lawn was introduced during Madi- son's term of office. 1 K 0tristmas May hope and peace and above (j|fc-' oil good cheer be yours at this gala season, with a full meas- ure of real happiness for you and yours. Moore - Edgington Barber Shop A. C. Moore John Edgington Christmas Breakfast GREETINGS - To thank you a> we' would like to is far beyond us. For if we had no friends lilt ^ you there would be no firm like ours. Our sincere thanks for the association and y:.l ronace with which we have been favored. Jfils |I S«X It & ¥ « MR. and MRS. F„ D. BLACKMON By BETTY BARCLAY Christmas lius always been a family eelobratlon, with good food an Im- portant part of the holiday season. Christinas morning breakfast should be a meal especially designed, not only for family enjoyment, but for sturdl...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

suit. I love you, Judy Brundidge. Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a Bonnie Braids doll. Thank you, Patsy Lee Marlow Dear Santa, Please bring me a bicycle. Thank you, Tony Archer. Dear Santa, I am a little girl 8 years old and I am in the second grade. I love my teacher very much. Will you please bring me a doll and I want a set of dishes. I love you. Sevelia Ann Mitchell. Dear Santa Claus, I am a little girl 7 years old and I go to school in the second grade. Will you please bring me r 20. 1951 Claus, me a Tony doll and doll buggy. Jane Gayler. —★ Dear Santa Claus, Please bring me a David Ellenburg ★ Dear Santa, Will you bring me a cowgirl Chrsitmas Edi THE WTLXE NEWS Jtetiete *7o Santa Claud - - - NEW MERCURY CARS # AND •QUALITY USED CARS* If you are in the market for a good used car, see KLUTTS MOTOR CO. for quality used cars. All cars guaranteed 30 days Look our NEW and USED Cars over be- fore you buy. KLUTTS MOTOR CO. — AUTHORIZED MERCURY DEALER — PHONE: 6 and 133 ROCKWALL. TE...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

p Santa, bring me a Motor Scoot- er. Thank you. Wayne Campbell. ★ Dear Santa, Please bring me a Bonnie Braids Doll, and a Basketball. Thank you, Dot Kreymer. ★—— Dear Santa, Please bring me a Motor Scoot- er and a Cowboy Suit. Thank you, Donnle Herod. J ' i ' V ' ^ THg WTUK NfWI Thuriday. ' : & <Jakewur problems to Church this week -miltims leave them fare / JleiteAA. *7a Santa Claud - - - Dear Santa, Please bring me a Bicycle and a "B-B" Gun. Thank you, Gary Clark. ★ Dear Santa, Please bring me a Doll and a Basketball. Marsha Hunt. ★ Dear Santa, When I sat in your lap in Dal- las you said you would be sure to bring me a doll and a cradle to rock it in. I forgot to ask if you could include a big set of dishes and a telephone if its not too much of a load. I will be good and go to bed early. I am 3 years old. Bye Santa, Ginger Faye Hensley. P.S.: Don't forget. ★ Dear Santa, Please bring me a Doll Sewing Machine. Thank you, Flora Mae Dickerson. iiht s m To all our friends — far...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

m Hi i J*.} r 20. 1951 ft7. THE WYLIE NEWS Chrsitmas Edition It's In Wylie - BUY IT IN WYLIE" — immm&emmmmmms 1l* . • • 0 V;\;VV; >;*>. ••.. PSA'a-V W:.} .-A IN '4 r~ J. P. McAfee Has Operation Tuesday J. P. McAfee entered the City- many friends who are hoping that County Hospital Monday for sur- hls hospitalization will be for a gery on Tuesday. Mr. "Mac" has short time and that he will soon be home. The quietness and peace of Christmas blends with the spirit of thankcgiving to remind us of the joys of associating with folks like you. Daniel Bros. -MAX- - W. O. - We of this firm desire to express our sincere ap- preciation of our pleasant business associations and to extend to you and yours best wishes for a Merry Christmas. -K ~k J The Wylie Flower & Gift Shop Mrs. Lorena Young Phone 2G11 The Johnston Co. News: MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR won SHSSv • ii) T 1*. i" iL I'.iLit + 1 j ssi/y1 It is our earnest wish that all that is good shall be yours in the comin...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 December 1951

mm THE WYUS Hf Modern bowling was lntrodv.«*d Into America by the Dutch. Cattle • Hogs • Sheep Bought and Sold W. H. HOOPER Lodios Night - Continued from Page 1 club sweetheart. Truett Smith was program chair- man for the meeting, W. W. Barker was in charge of arrangements, and O W Hampton was head of the gift committee JOYOUS NOEL TO ALL :•( OUR GOOD FRIENDS IN THIS COMMUNITY. FAWC ETT DRUG \\S O © M£rr>- CHR/JMM Aa/d A wappy Hew o Joe 's Barber Shop JOE D. NEWSOME WANT ADS CLASSIFIED AD BATES Kixit insertion, 3c par word, per word. Each additional insertion. 2c Minimum for any ad. 30c. FOR RENT: One mile south of Lucas. A 2-room house on paved road. Plenty of water and elec- tricity. Phone 2014-J McKlnney or write 306 E. Hunt, McKlnney, Tex. WANT to save money and wear on your equipment? Use Babo- line Motor Oils. 50c gallon, $2.50 five gallon. Bring your container to BABCOCK AUTO STORE, Pia- no. "I will appreciate the opportunity to help you sell your real estate." JICK HOUSEW...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 6 January 1955

—^^ i 1!%" 1 ' ' flk ;i fV. Resolve Now To Make 1955 Count For Wylie! VOL. 7 _ Ipfpip? 1 ; , ',<v IMBMppi wpp THE WYLIE NEWS Serving Collin County's Fastest Growing City WYLIE, COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1955 Resolve Now To Make 1955 Count For Wylie! NO. 38 W .W */A -A .V happy New YeaH As the New Year bows in, let us look backward for a moment to our accom- plishments in 1954. Let us dwell on the worthwhile things we have done . . . let us recall the friends we have made. Let us be thankful for all the blessings of the year past. Let us look forward to I 955 . . with the hopes high for the tomorrows. Let us resolve to fulfill our dreams of achievement. . . to renew our faith in the future. Let us welcome the New Year with confi- dence! di • y K?!1 A * •IP m/ The WYLIE NEWS t Local Ginnings Reach 1517 Bales As Season Brought To A Close The 1954 ginning season in Wy- lie produced a total of 1517 bales of cotton. R. V. Groves, owner and op- erator of the town's only...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 6 January 1955

PAGE X "v-fv%■:"' . THE WYLIE NEWS THE WYLIE NEWS PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY JOB RABB, Editor Any erroneous reflections upon the standing, character, or reputation of any person, firm or corporation which may appear In the columns of The News will be gladly corrected If brought to the attention of the editor. Cards of thanks, resolutions of respect, and legal notices are charged for at a regular advertising rate of Fifty Cents for Cards of Thanks and Ten Cents per line for legal notices or resolutions. Entered as second class mat- ter at the Postoifice of Wylie, Texas, under Act of Congress of March 8, 1897. SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year In Collin County $1.50 Odfc Year Outside County SI.75 m H OOPER'S A LLUCI NATIONS By Frank W. Hooper TOLERANCE Did I use my two-edged wit to prove I'm smart When stinging words were better left unsaid Casting a shadow on a friendly heart Clouding a wistful eye, to leave a tear unshed. Deserv'ed criticism tho it might have been Sarcasm leaveth but a sky ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 6 January 1955

f THE WYLIE NEWS 100 90 ° 80 FARM FIRE LOSSES IM TUt IIMITEn CTATKC / IN THE UNITED STATES 1939-1952; NATION Al BOARD 01 rill UNDIRWIIT . , J, '39 „ '40 '41 '42 '43 '44 < SOUficc ■ B^roow ol Agficulfurot economies* U.S. Dept. *1 Agrlculturo. t The Johnston News: "The only job on which we can start at the top, is digging a hole." JONES BLAIR HOUSE PAINTS In Beautiful Southwestern Tone* Made Cxprestly for Southwestern Homes! Famous for their beauty and utility, Jones-Blair House Paints are as colorful as the Southwest for which they are made. Colors are softer, tones more beautiful and in perfect taste for the Southwestern landscape. There are 24 of these beautiful colors for your choosing — unusual in- termixes and handsome, perma- nent trim colors. Jones-Blair House Paints, down to the last drop, are made for the Southwest. Laboratory and weather tested, they are made to withstand rigorous climate — made to hold their true colors — made with maximum resistance to fading, chipping...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 6 January 1955

ay, January 6, 1995 & MEETING OF W. M. U. The W. M. U. of the First Bap- tlat Church met Tuesday afternoon ft the church. The Bible study Was taught from the book "Baptist Fundamentals" the subject being "The Holy Spirit." Rev. W. P. Mears taught the lesson making It very interesting and informative to all present. Following the Bible Study a brief business session was conducted by the president, Mrs. Wade Martin. Plans were made for the Diamond Jubilee Celebration, which is the 75th anniversary of the W. M. U. Mrs. Clay Comb, the associational president, will be the principal ape&ker for the occasion, which will be held on Jan. 20tli at 7:30 P. M. at the First Baptist Church. Every- one is invited. w THE WYLIE JNEWS Boost your Home Town! Don't be a Knocker. REDUCTION on all Ceramics and Pottery We Wire Flowers to any place in the U. S. WYLIE FLOWER - & GIFT SHOP LOU A. PRINCE DAY and NIGHT Phone 2611 Wylie, Texas Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Morris of Rogers, Ark., visited relati...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 6 January 1955

V' 'M • '-A. W Thursday,- January 6, 1955 THE WYLIE NEWS Page 8 f r f. Ill THIS WEEK'S— FIRE PREVENTION SLOGAN Bank Your Fire As Carefully As You Bank Your Money! Dr. E. E. Parker and Dr. J. F. Crawford OPTOMETRISTS Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Closed Thursday Afternoon 207-B. N. Kentucky St. 4 Doors North of Square McKinney, Tex. Ph. 2-5891 LOCALS Nell and Jarrel Williams of Kemp spent the Christmas holidays with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Bare. Christmas guests in the home of (Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Paul In Nevada were Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Russel, Mr. and Mis. Paul Russell and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Sanders and children all of Irving. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Oayler and son, and Mr. and Mrs. Kobert Gayler and Kobert Allen of Wylie, and Mr. and Mrs. 1). It. Moss of Garland. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Prince were holiday guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John White and sons in Austin. Guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Powell during the past week were Mr. and Mrs. Hurt Kin- ca...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 6 January 1955

WMi JF«3rg|r- '<§ 7 • >.n'f - «• "* ' ANT ADS CLASSIFIED AD BATES Fint insertion. 3c par word. Each additional insertion. 2c par word. Minimum lor anf ad. 30c. ; Will make Buttonholes. See Mrs. Jimmie Feagin. 43-fnc. For You — Sweet & Simple By Betty Barclay — FOR SALE: Fire Works on Highway 78. See Jimmie Akin. 33-FNC. FOR SALE: Wire and Posts. See Ruth White. 35-3c FOR RENT: Four rooms, bath. Private. 405 N. Jackson. Ray French. 35-fnc. Make Extra Money. Address, Mail postcards spare time every week. BICO, 143 Belmont, Bel- mont, Mass. 3§-4p. FOR SALE—1953 Willis Jeep, 8500 miles. Call 2917 or see Ab (Harrison. R-3 AUTO CHECK-UP: Don't wait until it stalls! Bring your car in for a check-up before car trouble de- velops. It will save your money and time. WARD'S GARAGE. LOOKING for a gift you can make easily, package prettily, and bestow confidently on your nearest and dearest s o m e - time during the holiday season? Then, look no further, for a couple dosen Bweets, such ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Wylie News — 13 January 1955

| . W k , i $ a J M f! I'M " " ImV $'• ■ ! "If It's In Wylie Buy It In Wylie" THE JVEWS a Serving Collin County's Fastest Growing City If It's In Wylie Buy It In Wylie" VOL. 7 WYLIE, COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 1955 NO. 39 H OOPER'S ALLUCIN ATIONS By Frank W. Hooper RESOLVED Illustrious men of dim and distant past Left trails illumined, if we but discern. The Master's life reveals a sharp contrast To various modes for which we show concern. From low ambition's devastating lull To heights of exaltation we can rise Above our evil gravitation's pull From cloud-bound earth emerge to brilliant skies. Tomorrow's page is pure and spotless white And o'er the past the darkened curtain drawn. Some inspiration with a steady hand to write Is my endeavor for the new year's dawn. Build ye more stately mansions, O My soul— To higher planes of being let me strive Erasing "mediocre" from my scroll "Superlative" the goal for Fifty-Five. Funeral Held For R. L. Gallagher, 80, Former Wyl...

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