Winnsboro News (Newspaper) - November 10, 1955, Winnsboro, Texas Microfilm Service Sales xx P. 0, Box 8066 Texas Stems Serving Northeast Produce Section and Oil Area Volume 48-Number 51 WOOD NOVEMBER 10, 1955 TWO PAGES 3 Families Hit For Stiff Loss In Night Fire A at 300 Apple by Mr. and Mrs. Martin of and being used as a storage place for was partially destroyed by fire Saturday The fire was seen about 10 o'clock Saturday night by a motorist on Highway 11. Tho house in three blocks north of the Harvey Mrs. Martin's said they were pone from home as was Mrs. Martin's Claude The two families live on each side of the Fire Marshall Cain said the fire started in the roar of tho The back of tho house was enveloped in flames when the fire fighters Cain said that although the firemen were able to save part of the the interior were charred and the furniture was cither burned or ruined by smoke and Mrs. Shirley said that all five of her children had been using the house to store some of their Two of her one who h in and the other one in had most of their household goods in the New Clearwater Highway To Be Constructed Soon Another paved highway will not only servo the people living of the men be into i m the hut will also At thereby ihe people j a shorter paved route from j Clearwater living a the trade are i to .be to the Tidewater OH j mt by this new highway mid Field jn the Clearwater all-weather in the Clearwater The State Highway people living in tho or and New Hope must travel smith through community to 1 I and then turn west to get Thin new road will j has not announced a starting j to This new KNt road and u half miles long and for the hut this j will rut several mites off Ihe he built from Winnsboro to j will be announced when | from here to the two KM 11 IS in the iter tho contract is let at the opening i Now KM IMS extends from the WKk The mother estimated the value all the furniture and house at doll She there were two bedroom a cook two gas two three a room three folding some quilts and washing two sewing record two radios and other minor things lost in the She said that neither the house toe stored furniture were TOWN TALK By B. G. M. EVERYTHING being speeded up Farmers go out and plow their crops before Women pitch their in Ihe automatic washer gi ' done before Hush then breakfast and sow a hunter goes out and limit of ducks before meal Claude ' d to do thick hums one morning week lie sis to spot i In 7 he had ins limit ui and bad added two to his game bag while waiting to come home for breakfast He had four of the duck heads on display at Ids place of business Tuesday but he not giving out the location of this hunter's 4. 4. J. I I I IF YOU readers are wondering why you have your News a this you can thank Undo Sam for it. The Office Department is taking a holiday in observance of Veteran's Nov. 1 1, and will he uj postal delivery that In order that you might have your paper before Saturday and not m. any of the week end being offered in the the paper printed Wednesday t t t WINNSBORO'S football fanj have been taking it on the nose season from but that old cry of TOWN Page 4) Franklin Sheriff Gets Investigator For Church Fire Franklin County Sheriff Tittle Jr. had summoned a special of the flood Hope 1'iimitive j of Cod Hope list for possible ' A thai was discovered at night the h Sheriff said that he and his deputies investigated rut ' of the building and then he to cail in tho Members of the church met in the home of J. A. and agreed on a temporary meeting place and appointed a committee to make plat the eon of a building and lo receive tiers fi r i Until the new church 's built the rs will mi et in Providence Primitive a p i t Church near Mount Vernon on every fourth Saturday and day of each Hymn services will begin at j 10:.'l0 and preaching at 11 o'clock j each meeting j The building committeemen are i J. Garlan Homer Tom C. D. I Claude Dewey I M. C. lv K. K. J. Newton and Morris 1'he first of this com- s will field in the of at 3OH at 1 o'clock John Daniel Dies In Country Final r Little Co W. iv HOMECOMING Little in ] her court nfler being crowned in Memorial School i Loft to members of lier Mary R. L. Lynn Robert Hud thp Wanda and C. J. he city street department is street down to 1 ho were by n crowd Now KM IMS extends from the community toward Winnsboro for one and one half and the of the distance i is a dirt W. member of State Highway Department in j Sulphur Springs said today that i bids lor toe construction of this j extension of KM will be re- j reived in Austin until o'clock the morning of Nov. then they ' opened and read j Mayor Arthur Nichols the new KM road will come into lew u on Major said the road would come town on I and then turn down to State Highway 11. | tJON MONT on the of Mew the Maior said and it will and To get this j I the Kansas ra railroad i- removing lis h ii k. en by the lee Plant and tO Street 11 the railroad i leave the that go by the in He added that a on but d lo racks Since they are no and let 1 lie y open I. Tins i aa Important the Mayor for it Will 2 Grades Moving To New Building Within Next Week Work almost bed on the new addition to Winnsboro's brook i le ai y and W. A. that will If | in the within j Winn Mai or j spoke a 1 ew words i cement as Lions Heard anil of a job thai Thompson lifted stone into Will he 1 ' v been lor in the new tie - i i to place tho and the ami Big Crowd Witnesses Cornerstone fore a large crowd of club in and high lay Ihe of this sealed five Lions forward time and laid and placed the of the new in Ihe tone capsule b was to swimming pool be scaled behind the at one Mont Waggoner placed tho Although there is some p UMk hl 1k,x> Fi minor work to be j presented club and a water fill ration J anil lint of charter to be bought and installed j 0( die club Roger hour long ceremony J put the history of formal completion of a j Ho hockey placed i 1 o project that lias cost the club telephone directories proximately 1 and moot hi | in y and tho ami moot | in metal and j Joe the Club president Russell Wilson j tho members and the master of ceremonies club in the box He ] iiil was Lion spread tho h gr. 1'i-v Miller lead a pas ' by i of ami limn the - ' Jack pool was by 1 Jul iim M rcb i actor of Intro ' bis eleventh I f: om Meimo lal in oi or a I at each of ike in i d K | | R. v Mel tl I so thai it W tiol or the I'll of New n of the Dade of Quitman ruled wound lid ed. LOOT HALL Marry Cnn - if by Red Raider Football Ihe in the half-time show of the game with ill Mr. had been health for several was ready to go o lis when he His Rob and Mrs. were in an adjoining room of Mr. D home at the time of his services will In two o'clock today ( Thu the in w in In. I ittle Hope wife him in in the of 1 Little Crowned At Homecoming Shows d at I I he ata Mi Mr. Man d Mi Mrs. R at the are t football W. Krel f the 1'. of Mrs. H. A Jepson of is visiting her Mrs. Floyd and family here this Homecoming began Friday afternoon with a program held to welcome Sinit and to present the the body an first I Si liii sd si t i i i r t w i i liter i u A. y and gnosis ami j en by m. j wdl us four but way the pool V. rK in lour in 1 CSX and four in ' Mieh kind of it would be to the men who i oy ' He arced the club and town With rigging scheduled for and make tbi new i completion operators il into pert to new erade moving are Mis of com the It. R. Hlar ami Mm. unity I nit in the New Hopo bird ' 1 As Lmn pre nt ol s Mrs. i read of the t lub for j day or Mis Ii o. and the The company has completed i of the deep pay wells and - TO j the fourth in the a in IN CHURCH St IN. I of the tho on of I be I I. M. Storks ro 0 ll rilled on t iii I- o ' M t I an j u noil ir al b. am Rober A failure near Annual Game Tourney Slated for Nov. 17 The Progressive Study Club having its annual game tournament in Teen Town at 7 o'clock Thursday Nov. 17, Rex club Tournament games will be canasta and There will be a pie sale held along with the tournament Refreshments for the tournament players will be coffee and Tickets may be bought from any member of the club and are priced at 50 cents Part of this money will go to the reporter If you don't get our prices we both kwe Float New Building Okayed By First Baptist Vote Members of the Winnsboro First Church gave their approval for construction of a new church auditorium in a vote taken Sunday Rev. J. Ivey pastor of the announced The according to the waa 81 per cent for and 19 per cent erecting a new According to previous a 75 per cent majority was necessary before the program could be put into the pastor pointed Now church will appoint a finance committee and a building The building committee will be responsible for looking over various churches to get ideas for the type building wanted end hiring an architect put ideas into Ret. Miller After the he added are drawn they will be submitted to the entire church membership for their approval and suggested are limited for space here and the new building will tie joined to the Rev. Miller The building now has a section of one wall that ia built so that the new building may be contacted to it Rev. Miller said the only thing certain about tho of the new at is that it will be built of red brick to match tho Education The Church now has in its building and according to information released tta viU around 180,006. In the presentation of Homecoming and j Queen wan escorted by I toy j Runner-up in the Jenie waa ' ed by Melvyn and 1'rin-eesses Wanda Knight and Mary Turner were escorted by Jim and Doug To the traditional strains of Me Call You Miss Cone presented as the Football She was escorted by Morris Other girU in the race for sweetheart honors were Sandra Sarah Tanner and Glenda They were escorted by Carl R. M- Rose and Kenneth Wrist corsages were presented to the Queen and After presentation of the homecoming 4 pep rally was conducted in the At halftime of the Homecoming football game between the Raiders and Pittsburg Page 8) You always save more at your Western 3-C437. i of ihe a ami i He that 'a ill paid of Memorial wdl he Chun h v. ill be t |m akor at made a movie pi i local church for the room evening ices which lit z Ill Bushels of Peanuts Grown on Acre by Allen This year haa been a year for record farm crop productions here in tho Tri-County Kind it was fresh then cotton and sweet and now we have a story on extra large peanut A. A. Allen who lives out in the Webster has produced 111 bushels of peanuts on one acre of land and his over-all yield on six acres has averaged to an This one acre that turned peanuts u not on bis but on aome land that he had rented and the land had only an acre peanut From this acre he has not only thrashed more than worth of peanuts at price of per ton but he has baled iH bales of peanut which he says hU cowi eat better than alfalfa price per ton u lor nuts that grade 70 and Allen said these would grade 70 or The farmer said he could not judge his crop those around for his neighbors had just started thrashing their peanut and he didn't know how they were turning Allen said he planted pounds of shelled Spanish peanuts on the acre of ground and then fertilized 240 pounds of 0-816 fertiliser to get this high In this Allen pointed to 40 bushels of peanuts per aero is considered a good crop under average growing Last year Allen planted tweet potatoes on the acre of but like everyone else the dry weather cut his harvest to almost He didn't have cover crop on the land during the but oa Jmw for tiM the pad week is the John R. Ralph No. I J. V. which quit at feet after reaching contract A new wildcat went to Southeast Wood County B. in to drill No. I Foulke estate us an 8,500-foot is six Houth of Hawkins and from the south line of a 160-acre lease and 330 from the east line of the J. Marshall The new test followed ment by Jackson of its No. 1 son Fred some miles south of It was drilled to 8,008 Lease on nearly 000 acres haa been taken in the name of C. D. Davis about five miles north east of Hawkins at reported price of to 116 an acre for 10-year Tracts are in the W. 0. 0. J. Wiloy Susan R. H. 8. ii Davia and R. P. surveys More activity is reported In vicinity of of two W. Wok on Oil m um oi I. p. 8ay( % C. 310?59978?