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Duncanvillite (Newspaper) - October 21, 1965, Duncanville, Texas Hoa^ & Sons ^ooU k .u %)rlngport, mchigan 'w SOUTHWEST DALLAS COUNTY- official publication of the superb suburbs - . puncanville, cedar hill, and woodland hills Vol. 6, No. 12 Duncanville , Texas IOÇ Per Copy Thursday, October 2ì, 1965 Trustees Approve Insurance Plan 'T »I '??>■ .15 Tho Duncanville School Board set up the qualifications for approved insurance agencies to handle the high school and possibly other Insurance on a "share" basis at a special meeting held Monday night. Any agency meeting the qualifications will be eligible to participate In the commissions from the insurance premium. Either the qualified agents or an Insurance committee wlil set up a program whereby tho agent of record will receive a larger share than the other participants. The qualifications Include: --Resident taxpayer In the school district for one year. --Maintenance of the agent or agency of a full-time Insur- JULIA SANDERS ,,,Runner-Up For County Miss Flame manville's Julia Sanders Is Chosen mer-Up For County JHIiss Flame illa Sanders of I>uncanvllle I named as one of the two »rups to the Dallas County Miss Flame Contest last Saturday night at the State Fair of Texas. cRamírÍLn^ 'c/^o and liday v/as a most successful Duncanville Day at |state Fair of Texas...Vivian Clower, "Miss canvHlt," had ahusy iehedule with a Jjuncheon, |fing in the band concert, riding in the parade, [serving as a nnajoreete at the Panther football Friday night. The story, plus a front-page lire, appeared in Saturday's Times Herald... ¡lieBowden, 14, of Duncanville was a contestant iFlomeofOak Cliff contest held last night... /tostart staying open Sundays, Manager Bob ilngs has announced...Some have asked when jOHS Homecoming will be this year. It's sche-Jforthe lost game of the season—with Athens... Home, director of public works for the city liorecently suffered a heart attack, came home ^from the hospital and is doing fine.o.The new |ngordinance which comes up for approval Octo-i Is receiving the concern of several residents hard to be humble but some folks have no choice.. .Preliminary plans for the new fire Tare to be presented to the City Council Mon-t...Mrs. Virginia Jones, billing operatot re city, has resigned her job at City Hall, ef-pve tomorrow... Council men Joe Christopher, ailkill, ondRoyFoutsand City Manager Edwin Net with Dal I as Mayor Erik Jonsson last Thurs-I to moke him aware of Dallas-'Duncanville mu-problems, including Camp Wisdom Road and «tland Rood...Home Builders rather upset over alistti of new homes and homes under construc-here. And city officials are peeved at Gus "der, president of the local home builders, re-Ijng remarks made about them at the last meeting ycees to sponsor another" after the game" dafice the Community House...Ho B. Garrett hdown an old landmark home at 214 N. Has-Jto make room for a new photo studio... Did you pout the Texas tornado that blew away 36 cows IM Cadillacs?... Jaycees, at Iast, are ready poft their club house in the Lakeside Park. The ^een approved and the building permit has '¡»^ed. John Pelt is chairman of the building "|»tee,..Mrs. Bob Foster, 202 Walnut, called " she visited the cafeteria during National Week and was impressed at the local She said flowers were on the tables, the [Josreal good, and the atmosphere was great... IhrstBaptistChurch library contains 1500 vol-••.The Jaycees will again have aturkeyshoot Lanes* The dotes will be Novem-I wough November 14...We were exact with I Arkansas prediction last week, but we je Panther-Lynch outcofne by a long-shot. ®®.«-«ons this week—News Editor Ray Price: * 14, Waxohachie 6.-Editor Royce W^ohochie 14, Duncanville 12...Parting One of the great, things about living in a « that we have complete say over hew ♦axe$F«by cash, check, or money order. Julia is 17 years old and the daughter of Mrs. Betty Sanders of Route 8, Box 229, Dallas, and Max Sanders, 3819 Cloner Lane, Dallas. She was choo.sen from 18 other Miss Flames from around Dallas County. TTils was the tenth year the firemen have chosen a Miss Flame. Miss Flame for 1966 was linda Glass of Grande Prairie. The other runnerup was Debile Hayes of Irving, The Judges for the annual event were Chief Norvall Terry of Weatherford; e a rol y n Daniels, a former County Miss Flame from liuncanvllle; and David Livingston of Mlas. ance office for one year. --Maintenance of a full-time insurance business with primary interest in casualty, fire, and marine insurance. — Represent companies with at least an A plus AAA rating In Best Insurance Reports. --Represent a deviating company. — Represent stock companle« exclusively. Trustees John Cole, Bill Griffin, and Mrs. Betty Gilv bons voted against the qualifications. They said that they did not feel that a one-year business residency was necessary. BUI Gregory, an employe« of a Dallas Insurance firm who has been serving as an advls«r to the board, was appoint chairman of an "expert" Insuranc« committee to advise the board, Gregory is to appoint two other members of the committee. Named to a bfjard insurance committee were C. Q. .Smith, Mrs. Gibbons, and Supt. J. Herman Reed. Bennie Vann, board president, read a letter from tne Texas Education Agency stating it was not necessary to take bids on Insurance, since the Insurance Commission sets the rates and they are all the same. After setting up the qualifications, the trustees asked that the qualifications be advertised so that any eligible agent or agency might participate. In other action, the board: --Read a letter from a presidential assistant stating that nothing has definitely been decided about the President coming to the high school ded- (Contlnued On Page 16) C. Q. SMITH SR., seated, and his four sons have all served on the Duncanville Schofjl Board. The sons are H. C., Van, C. O. Jr., and Pern. the five Smiths h'Kirri. When C. Q. Jr. completes his term of office will havr; completed a tfita! '¡f 20 vrsirs on thr' Family Serves School For 29 Years Hilrty-one years in 1034 C. Q. Smith Sr, lilt; Stone r^ip Road, Joined tho school board of Inmcanvllle. .Since then up to today, himself and all four of his sons have been on the board. When C. Q. Sr. joined the board, there was no high school hero, wltli all seniors f^olnt' to olthor Sunsot in I'wk Cliff or liincastor. Thoro woro oiitlit to'.icliors. C. (;. and tho othor membfirs wanted the iJuncanviUe schools to be affiliated but that took 100 students or more and the largest Joe Christopher Named Local Chamber Manai Joe Christopher, 227 W. Davis, has been named part-time manager of the Duncanville Chamber of Commerce. Christopher, mayor pro-tem and an engineer for KRLD, received the appointment at a special meeting of the board of directors of the chamber Monday afternoon. He will be paid a salary of $150 per month and will be allowed up to $100 per month for expenses, Christopher said.he expected to devote an average of 20 hours or more per week to the chamber work. He said one of his first duties will be finding out what a chamber manager should do. His appointment came following the recommendation of the "Dues Committee." He had been Interviewed by the committee earlier Monday, the .S"ub-urban learned. His appointment became effective October 15. The Dues Committee said they were still studying a revised dues schedule and that nothing definite had been decided. They did say that rates -may be adjusted to a sliding scale. Tentative figures "talked" included individuals, $20; One-Man Businesses, $30; Churches, $30; Businesses, $50; and Professional People, $50. A committee was appointed by President Fred McJunkln to draw up a list of candidates f^ board of directors. Named to the committee were Earl Book Review Slated At Fainneadows Today Helen Palmer from the Dallaa Public Library will review a current best seller for the Fairmeadows Study Group at 10 a.m. today at the Fairmeadows School. Fairmeadows Man Is Killed In Head-On Crash Sunday Orvll E. Lee, 1018 Fairmeadows Circle, was killed Sunday night In a two-car hoad-on crash on Highway 121, flvo miles south of Bonham. His Volkswagon collided with a station wagon with four occupants from Bonham. Tliosoln the other vehicle were seriously Injured. The Volkswagon was completely demolished. The accident occurred at 7 p.m., and he died at 8:15 p.m. at the M & H Hospital in Bonham, Lee was on his way to Inmcanvllle after vlsltlnsrhl.s father at the VA Center In Bontiam. Earlier, he had left his wife and daughter In Tolbert, Okla., where his wife was to enter the hospital and hor parents were to care for tholr 4-yo:ir old dauj^htor. I>50, 31, moved to Duncanville one year ago after living in Ixillas for nine years. He had chani^ed jobs only a week apo and was a printer at tho I/jvo Ivnvolopf! Co. in Dallas. Chapol services woro hoM at 2::jO p.m. Ti)OSday at the Coffoo Funeral Hotno in liur.int with tho Rev. Kenneth .Siitton, pastor of the Wynnewood Baptist Church, Dallas, officiatini;. Burial was at tho Highland Cemetery in Durant. Survivors include Ills wife, Jeanette; duufjiter, A n j e; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank O. I>ee of Iwrant; sister, Mrs. Barbara Slgsb<;e of ballas; and four brothers--Ijonald l>?e, Bob Jack r_fie, and Frank l«e Jr., all of Dallas, and Jerry L^ee of Farmers Branch. numbi.T of studonts in sctiool was 08. 'Die school hoard triod t'. ("-t C<;dar Hill to conio ovor t'l Duncanvillo tiut ttn^y v/anto^i to keep t'olni^ to I^ncastor. Smith and a fo'A- mornbfirs went to Klll.s County to Cr/)I]a, •S'prlng Branah, and Little Crook and be(^(jod until »omo students promised to corno to l;uncan-villo. TTio board bouj^ht a hus and iravo it to tho throo communities in l-lllis Co\jntv to in-t thoir children ovor to school. 'Ilio first bus driver was paid il.'O per day to drivo tho children t«, and from school. The first sonlor '■!as^ (^raduatlnp from I»uri'-;:nv!!i<-was in lo:)';. i?. L. Turner-.vas S'urx-nntoii-dont of Schools a-IiIIo . .i. was in offico. :imitli holp«,-d build tlio first ir/iri for Ijuncanvillo. It build with privato donations lio-causo thoro woro no sclioo! bonds thon. Duncaiivilio tiad its first fvit-ball toam durimi ttiis ora. Four tilsdi school txjys stopr>od Smith on tho stroot one day and asked how mucti it would cost to start a football team at tho scliool. sail), "! rockon about 7'j dollars.' .\t)out tv/o hours later, tho put S^'j.OO JOE CHRISTOPHER Mizell, Wes Jesperson, Bruce Harris, Ed White, and Arthur Jar nagln. The slate as well as the new dues schedule are expected to be ready by the next meeting Monday, November 1. Lewis Sims Killed In Collision Benjamin l^wls Sims, '>2, Route 1, Box 728, Cedar Hill, died at C:30 p.m. .Saturday in Parkland Hospital from injuries he received in an auto accident Friday nifdit at 0:45. Sims' car, a 1955 sodan, was headed north on Highway 07 A baby vkled. sitter will be pro- Anyone interested Is invited to attend. THIS IS THE 1955 FC^ Benjamin Lewis Sms was driving Friday night that crashed at Mauck Branch on Hlgbway 67. Tlii rear license plate was about the only exterior item not damaged. Sims died from Injuries sustained in the accident. whon it unaccodfitablo l"ft tti" road near Mauck iirancli .itid wont up a dirt ombankmont and catapulted 108 foot throurti the ai r '.vor troo tops and across the crook, striking a concret« pillar undor the bridtio. The car landed upside down in a dirt ombankmont on tho other side of the creek. SI "is was pinned in tho wreck ¿0 minutes (»«fore the (»imojinviHe Firo i<oscue .Sc^uad priod iiim from the domoHshod voiiiclo. He was then rushed toj'arkland Hospital where ho died 24 hours later. Services were iieid ^t 2 p.m. in tho First Assemble of God Church of Duncanville witl, Donald Shelton officiating, assisted by the Rev. H. S. Cowart. Burial was at Rhodes Cemetery. Survivors include daughters--Mona Lee TTiomas of Prlnce-:on; Betty Kent of Dallas, and Dorothy Sims of Farmers Branch; eight grandchildren; 'ather, Elmer Sims of C'edar «111; brothers—Uoyd Sims. E. U Sims, Grady Pat Sims, all )f Duncanville; and sisters--Mrs. Willie Harder of Duncan-mie and Mrs. Edna Horn ol Duncanville. ■Hie PaUbearers were O. L. adlln, Olen Uttle, Arlan Smith, L. B. LltUe, Charles Ray Love, and Vernon Ray Sims. in Smith'« pockof and askod for ttioir teatri. ("/lonn i-oi'ors v/a.s tho first coach and 0'.juiprii0nt that r.rfbor scliools in tlio city o! bailas . liad discardod v,'as u^o'l. .At tho ond of f . O.'s roii'-n on tlio board throupti ÌO-1'l, ho was r.'hairrnan for foni' yoars, III; saw thi- s-Ii'Xj! ..ffiliato'l, a ir/m Was built, an atholotic program v/as t/,-¡'iin. Ho sorvod on tlio tfoard for nlrif yoarr. In 104ri, a son-- .H. i" . Sfiitii--v;as '.-loctod tri tli<- ixjard. Ho roiriaino'i tlior': until h'- v/.j', ;lr:.ftod bv tin- Ar-iiv 'iurins-' A'orld A'ar li in .Sfjri Van O. Smith vasoloctod t'. tl:'- !)0;)rd in l'c!" and hr-r'.'iriainod thorc- until 1950. ■Viion '.'.in j'jiriod th<> board th'T'-v.'i-ro r:in'- toacli'TS. .'^uiuii' his J2 yoar-, 'j! sorvico, ho sav; thro" ; ond issu^-s ¡lass«"! for iriiprovoüionts ¡n th<- s'-hool ■-:yst'':r.. sav,- anothor iiUilt to .'•'■placo ilio ono hi', fathor aid<;d in buildinc attor U v,'as dostroyod bv fir'-. Mo sav,' a St,iff of 'I tt-a' !i'TS .T'.v/ to 50. :y)n M. -twth ;.<.\ii<-d tho h'Oard :ii I'iOl arid ii.dt ¡ii i'*' :;. T!ii; i/^nd issu»- and ':ontr.i'-ts for tho nov,- hud: --.'•hfi'.l w-ro snitiatod v;hili- iio «as .i; r,ff)co. Vin V, rrdth ■): . th" latost inoiiii.or to loin th'- .'juii-canvillo School •••o.-.'id. H'- v.'as oioctod last Apr;! and v/ili v; ¡ti '.ffico for throo yoar«,. 1ÌI0 otio iattK^r >ind four son.s have i'lvoii v/hat ,vii; ixt i total of 2'i yoar^ of si-r'-';''o to tho s'diools: District Football Begins Friday Witti !/istri'-t ',AA Ofx^riinf: pUr. tins wt-'i'k, hov,- loo'. cnrn-potition ipp'-if 'or ttj" PatitlxT Tliat's J juostion fans from buncaiivi'ilo -la-." ii^en .¡ssos-sing rocotitlv. nio I'antl.frs, xilh i-S-1 ;o. fi.rd, havo nrit ho'Ti : rnpfssr.-'-, iiut, Jti tho otiior hand, othor district ioo has oittior. Mstrict &-AAA ppoar.s rattier woak. in 30 L'amos played by lofip .memtxjrs, 22 games were lost, 7 won, and 1 tied. TTiree of those victories were t;y Lancaster," but they came at the hands of 2-A teams. Lancaster has the best season record with three wins and two losses. Terrell, Ennls, and Athens each have won one game and lost four. Waxahachle is wlnless. Some Panther fans feel the local team Is in the drivers seat for the title. Others have their doubts about the Panthers winning another game. All teams, thoughweak, seem to be rather evenly matched. i ■ ■■i.l'.-Â
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