Winnsboro News, February 13, 1969

Winnsboro News

February 13, 1969

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Winnsboro News (Newspaper) - February 13, 1969, Winnsboro, Texas P. c. Serving North*** Tcrm' Laadiitf Product Market, AfrkuHurml Section and Rkh Foar-Cotinty Oil Area t Hunts born Nrms Vetame 81-Neaieer IS Wlaaekwre, WmMI Cea**?. Texas ?MM TharseVay, February IS. II 10c  Om Seetloa-Tea Paget WOLVES m getting mMct areaad Wlaasbere these days. Tata ��imal was killed early Monday atoning ay ells' pe� llcemaa Reek EWa aear the caraer of Smith Watont Street kill. Cake a shotgun to (Staffoto) make the Raiders to wind up basketball campaign Basketball season will wind up during the next week for the Winnsboro High Red Raiders and Raiderettes. - The locals will make their final home appearance on Friday night, with the Cooper boys and girls teams furnishing the opposition. Girls game will begin at 6:16, followed by the boys varsity contest. Cooper took decision in both boys and girls play in an earlier meeting at Cooper. Then next Tuesday night, Winnsboro will be on the road for its final games of the year, going to Clarksville (or girls and boys contests against the Clarksville Tigers and Tiger-ettes. In a prior meeting, Clarksville also took both ends of the Help needed for Walker family, victims of blaze The home of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Walker in the Coke community was completely destroyed by fire Wednesday, Jan. 29. The family lost all their household and personal belongings. The Walker family includes four children, girls 10, 8 and 5 months and a boy 4 years old. The girls wear sizes 10 and 6 and 12 months and the boy wears a size 7. Anyone who has either household items or clothing the family might be able to use may contact Mrs. Walker's father, Bernice Murphy, at 365-7430. The Walkers are making their heme south of Coke on the Lake Quitman road. boys and girls doubleheader from Winnsboro. Winnsboro dropped two games Tuesday night to Rivercrest, leader in both the boys and girls divisions in District 15-AA this season. The games were at the Rebel gym. The Rivercrest girls came on strong in the second half to whip the Raiderettes by 73-37. Scoring for Winnsboro were Kathy Pinson with a big 33 points and Janis Gilbreath and Linda Fannin with two each. Little Joan Walesiak hit 25 for Rivercrest. In the boys contest, Rivercrest used a familiar pattern of zooming off quickly for an early lead over the Raiders. The Rebels posted a 74-40 win, with quarter leads of 20-7, 38-15 and 54-25. Hank Tipps had his best night of the season for Winnsboro, scoring 17 points. Dale Perritt followed with 11. For Rivercrest, Eddie Don Williams tallied 24 and Levene Norman 18. Rivercrest 74, Wlswebere 46 Wlaasbora If ft H to Perritt 4 3 4 li Lynch 2 0 5 4 Hughes 0 0 5 0 rhillips 2 0 3 4 Tipps 5 7 2 17 Gilbreath 2 0 0 4 totals 15 10 19 40 Rivercrest fg ft Pf to La. Norman 8 2 1 18 M inter 2 3 1 7 Savage 3 0 1 � Collins 4 1 1 9 Lo. Norman 0 2 2 2 Williams 8 8 1 24 Brown 2 1 4 5 Prown 0 3 0 3 totals 27 20 a 74 School board election set for April 5 Winnsboro's school election this year will be held on Saturday, April 5, with three positions to be filled. The local school board Monday night called the annual election. It will be held in the City auditorium, with balloting from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Absentee voting will begin on March 12 and will end on April 1. Candidates for the school board may pick up petitions from the board's secretary, Daulton Swanner, to qualify for the balloting. Each term on the school board is for three years. The seats to be filled are those now occupied by Joe Boyd, Hulen Munn and Robert Robinson. In other action Monday night, the board: I Gave contracts for the 1969-70 school year to principals Nolan Suiter, Melvin Draper and Annie B. Raley. 2. Hired the Rev. Edwin Crank as a high school social studies teacher to fill out the school year for Jim Clemmons, who is taking a leave of absence to attend college. Crank, pastor of Walnut Street Baptist Church, is a graduate of Baylor University with a minor in history and has done advanced study at East Texas State. He ha;, worked as a substitute classroom teacher here in recent years. Wildlife meeting Wood County Wildlife Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17. at the courthouse in Quitman to elect new officers. Council annexes industrial area to city limits A 60-acre tract of land, including the Winnsboro Industrial Park, was annexed to the city of Winnsboro Tuesday night by the Winnsboro city council. The annexation followed several months of preparation and legal work. The addition to the city had been requested by officials of the Winnsboro Industrial Foundation and by Plas-Tex Moid-erg, Inc., now building the first Industrial plant in the park. Two other business operations were included In the annexation by request - the Lee Ray oilfield mud warehouse and Sparks Feed and Cattle Co. New addition to the city is located in the southeast corner of the present Winnsboro city limits. It lies south of the railroad and north of East Coke Road (FM SIS), east of Wheeler Drive and the rodeo arena and extends Just beyond the railroad spur serving Lee Ray and Sparks. The city has laid water lints to serve the new area end has installed fire plugs for the protection of both the new plastics factory and the existing two businesses. All three industries will go on the city tax rolls, too, along with several residences m the annexed area. A number of other items occupied a lengthy agenda at the Tuesday night council meeting. One was another session of negotiations, with no formal action taken, on a new franchise for General Telephone Co. Road drainage work requested Winnsboro's city council has asked the Texas Highway Department to repair and improve drainage conditions along the state highways and farm roads within the city. City officials said that they felt the highway department would begin the work in the near future, perhaps within a week. The officials asked residents and property owners along the state routes to be prepared when the work crews come a-long. In some case, culverts under driveways will have to be lowered or raised, but they will be reinstalled in as good or better condition by the state workers. Where ditches arc reshaped and altered. Mayor Frank White said, the highway crews will leave the surface ready for grass to re-sod and level for mowing. BAPW chili supper The annual Business and Professional Women's Club chili supper will be held Tuesday night, Feb. 16, at the West-brook School cafetorium from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased from any BaPW Club member. The public is invited. Leonard Frailer of Texar-kana, area public relations manager for the telephone company, appeared before the council for the second time. He reported that his company had a-greed to several of the terms specified by the council, but the city officials asked Frailer to. make other requests of his firm's management. Issuance or denial of the franchise Isn't a factor in the delay in awarding the new franchise. Nor is service by the phone company a trouble spot. Instead, the city council members are seeking to arrange the franchise along somewhat different terms than the old. expiring contract had. It was a 30-year contract with the city receiving 2 percent of the company's local service receipts. Not included in this I percent are long distance, connection or installation fees. At the Tuesday meeting, the telephone company agreed to a 26-year contract (General had asked for IS years) and to making quarterly payments to the city (General had wanted an annual payment). General remained firm on the 2 percent figure, although the council made no definite demand for a higher rata. But still to be negotiated are a council request for renegotiations at the end of 10 and SO years during the franchise period and a local business representative to work in Winnsboro perhaps one day a week. The council also strongly urged location of the telephone payment facilities In downtown Winnsboro, especially for the convenience of elderly citltens. In other action the council: 1. Gave Billy Rex Lawrence a 90-day extension for his pulp-wood loading operation in downtown Winnsboro. Lawrence had asked for a six-month extension, but the council's 90-day extension requires Lawrence to begin building a wood yard outside the downtown area by the end of the permit period. 2. Make plans for laying a water line to serve hemes on Highway 37 South. 3. Okayed toning variation requests by V. D. Shirley to build a frame storage building at 611 S. Mill, by Kate T. Barcus to move her frame residence to North Mill Street, and by C. E. Stone to build a sheet metal storage shed at SOS W. Myrtle. 4. Approved use of the city auditorium on March 14 for a Woodmen of the World program and April 25 for the Winnsboro High junior-senior banquet. 5. Transferred the local taxi franchise from Deryl Hornbuckle to Iris Ray Ballard. 6. Agreed to pull water well No. 5 and repair it if needed. The well has been in operation several years without repairs. 7. Ordered a street light to be installed on West Myrtle Street at the city limits Miss Mable Richburg, Tveteran teacher/dies Funeral services for Miss Sarah Mable Richburg, 77, lifelong resident of the Winnsboro area, were held at S p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. at McCrary-Ed-wards-Caln Funeral Chapel with Elder W. W. Taylor of DaUas officiating. Burial was at Hopewell Cemetery. Miss Richburg died unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 10, at her home on North Post Oak St. A native of the Pleasant Grove community in Wood County, she was born Feb. 14, 1891 to Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Richburg. She was a retired school teacher and was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church. Miss Richburg began her teaching career in the communities of Cartwright, Glade Branch and Rock Springs and taught in these areas until she joined the Winnsboro School system in 1922. She attended Sam Houston State College at Houston and West Texas State College at Canyon and received her degree from East Texas State University. She taught in the Winnsboro schools 34 years until 19SS when she reached the required retirement age. After this she moved to El Paso where she taught for two additional years. After deciding to retire she returned to Winnsboro in 1969 with a total record of 43 years of leaching. MM MABUC RJCRMURO . . . teacher here 14 years In addition to her teaching career, Miss Richburg was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, was past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, a member of the Standard Club and a former member of the Business and Professional Women's Club. She enjoyed painting and this was a favorite leisure activity. Survivors include a brother, John Richburg, Flint, and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Roscoe Richburg, Toman Hinson, John Mack Richburg, Burie Richburg. Paul Messer and E. E. Evers. CUU BttaYaTOAU. Sense FraakMa gchaal ka-elate, siaadtag. fcsft to right. Reascca GJaVeata, Paaaeia PURPLI MKAStT - gp/4 Marvin J. CetHas of Wlaas-bore receives the Parple Heart from an officer at Ft. Head far being weaaaed la Cellas Is the sea ef Mr. aad Mrs. Marvta F. CeWas ef Wlaasbere aad Ms wlf e Is the farmer See Swaaa. Enjoy a better life The merchants of Winnsboro are determined to help the consumers of this community to enjoy life more abundantly. They have not only searched the market of the world to bring you all the essentials necessary for better living, they have given their sales personnel special training in human relations over-the-counter selling to assure the consumers the fullest benefits from this unusual selection of merchandise. . . . Convenient shopping facilities, accessible to a large trade area. . . . Comfortable shopping quarters, manned by courteous, efficient salespeople. ... A large array of assorted fabrics from all over the world, styled by the world's best designers. . . . Men's clothing, ladies' ready to wear and children's shops to dress anybody for any occasion. . . . Experienced cosmetologists and expert hair stylists to care for the well groomed woman. . . . Fine shoe departments stocked with nationally known brands and equipped to outfit the entire family. . . . Professional florists to assist you with your floral arrangements. . . . Skilled physicians and surgeons, fine hospital and clinic facilities and well stocked pharmacies to safeguard and maintain your health. . . . Supermarkets and neighborhood grocery stores stocked with foods that will satisfy and gourmet - and fit any budget. . . . The most modern machinery and gadgets that will save you both time ana money in your farm and household duties. . . . New and used automobiles and trucks of all makes and models for business and pleasure. . . . Automotive and farm implement parts and skilled mechanics and lubricant technicians to service all makes and models. . . . Contractors and building supply people and hardware dealers to erect and maintain any type structure. . . . Furniture dealers and paint contractors who can satisfy any homemaVer's taste. . . . Banks and financial institutions who can help you solve your financial needs, whether yours is short term personal loan or a long range expansion program. AH these above essentials can be found at everyday low prices from your friendly and dependable Winnsboro merchants. Shop the stores advertising in this edition of The Winnsboro News for all your family needs: Feswerta - fiaRwasta Ce. Ce. 1. �. Waste Ce. web's M Dae axeaae �ea I ��has Ce. Cssraac's Men's Wear R. M. IfeCrary Co. C> H. L. Caaaaday * la Teaferd aad Barclay Strsager's Cata severs AC Caeey-ixsk*. Calvert's Ce. Ttaaejr Feed aad Seed Martas llrag aad Wl e�. Virginia Peckaaaa, Teresi Teagae, Deborah Mtrhaoi Caratya gteas. Virgtaia Raff aad tterts Vaaw of Etw dkltw State Rap. NaS att. Veraaa has ekiirmes af las ia reseat stives at Sotocncs, tlrtnly a Isgjkda* live leader ia bit uned "tana at Austin, wtM ha osesd ay Fred Orr at--- tat akaaw ef ;