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Winnsboro News (Newspaper) - September 1, 1960, Winnsboro, Texas Microfilm P. 0. 8066 Prevent forest Serving Northeast Leading Produce Agricultural Section and Oil Area 42 Wad September 1, 10c A COPY Twe MORNING AFTER FIRE - Smoke still from the gutted building which formerly housed the Grocery ment workmen clean fallen surveys the ruins of and Nursery at brick from State 11. Henry the town's last big retail Here Texas Highway at a Newsome Fire razes Newsome grocery A fire Friday night swept through the Roselawn Grocery and Nursery at razing the town's only large retail Loss was estimated at about by Kenneth TOWN TALK Br Howard W. THAT SEASON AGAIN - Although it seems first football game of the season will be Friday night Why not plan to attend and give your local team some cheering A ticket box and gate have been erected just north of the east entrance for fans on This allows cars to pass through the main and gets people away from the there is a more orderly parking arrangement which attendants will explain to A second story has been added to the press box for photographers and the the grass on the field is and ready to t t t - If you had it to do all over would you marry the same Mannie Williams and Ruby Daily did last at the W. B. Crawford home at 413 Reared at the couple married 35 years but went their separate ways three years Each married another and raised Then their mates Sometime he contacted her in and they met at the Crawford home on a Saturday and were on the following t t t SIAMESE MELONS - A. G. Clark of who has been raising melons and sweet potatoes three miles north of recently brought in a most unusual specimen - a melon - or two melons grown Come by The News and see it before we cut it. t t t ON VACATION - Society notes should be turned in early next for our society Mrs. Ray and hubby are going to be gone on a vacation to Utah and Pickton Hornets to open Sept. 8 vs. Caddo Milk First game for Coach Don Pickton Hornets will be Thursday Sept. 8 at 8:00 against Caddo Mills The Hornets are in District 13-B, and have been going through hard workouts for the season Schedule for the Hornets for 1960-61 is as First Round at 8:00 Sept. 8-Caddo Sept. 15-Westminster-T Sept. 22-Community-T Oct. 1-Blue Oct. 1-Blue Oct. 6-Lone Second Round at 7:30 Oct. 14-Caddo Oct. 20-Westminster-H Oct. 27-Community-H Nov. 3-Blue Nov. 10-Lone Records - an speeds in the newest and most popular Western Wilson and Milton About half the lost was covered by they Saved was part of the charge an adding machine and a little The fire apparently broke out about 10 a.m. in the rear of the where fuse boxes and two fans were located No one knows who first it. J. D. driving through town to his job at Lone Star Steel plant noticed nothing at 10:30 p.m. Garrett came through town about 10:45 and likewise saw A. C. Pritchett and J. W. Griffith estimated that it caught fire 10:30 but did not break Mrs. Griffith heard it about 11 and when she and Mr. Fall truck crops looking good after rains Winnsboro area truck crop growers are optimistic about late summer and early fall crops since the rain this past On the local produce market there are still a few watermelons being brought in and a nice variety of vegetables continues to come in. Yellow squash is still in abundance about 700 bushels a day bringing There are also plenty of peas at 5 cents a pound and lots of bell pepper which is bringing a Tomatoes are not too plentiful and are bringing per half Hot is scarce and is worth a A few cucumbers at 2.50 per bushel and some egg plant at per bushel are on the Sweet still in the first stage of are bringing a Carnegie Library fall hours begin Sept. 6 The fall time schedule for Carnegie Library goes into effect Sept. 6, when the hours will be from 12 noon to 4:30 p.m. Monday through according to an announcement by Mrs. T. O. Most of town to close Labor Day The local post schools and most Winnsboro business will observe Sept. 5 as labor day and will not be open for business on that INCH RAIN FALLS IN AREA ON SUNDAY A total of inch rainfall fell in Winnsboro in a shower Sunday according to measurement at Farmers A larger quantity was reported to the north of smaller to the fith got to the building the roof had already fallen in. Fire trucks from Winnsboro and Pittsburg answered the They arrived too late to extinguish the but kept it from spreading to nearby Wilson stated Tuesday that they plan to the and rent a building available the tracks for the The building is the T. H. sweet potato Dove season Good fishing reported Fall hunting and fishing seasons are with dove season | pound 7 beginning in the north zone j Mills on One of the finest crops of doves in years has been the observation of with other including expected to be especially abundant this Game wardens warn that hunting and fishing licenses expired Aug. 31. Together they cost - for the fishing license and for the hunting Fishing has been extremely good in the area the last few with bass and crappie striking in a fine Lee fishing in a nearby caught five bass weighing about 30 Winkle caught a 5 ounce bass near Pine a big At the same time Dick McPherson caught three nice bass and Mrs. McPherson caught a 4 pound File applications for fall cover crops now - ASC The Wood County ASC office in Quitman now is ready to accept applications for Federal on crimson hairy singletary winter white yellow hop fescue grass and No application will be approved and issued before Sept. 15 for hairy and about Oct. 1 for crimson clover and other Cost shares will not be approved for more than 200 pounds of 10-20-10, or the in now underway at the Church of Christ of the front of the Church of Christ on North Main Street was started reports Bennie The congregation hopes to have the work completed in time for the beginning of the gospel which begins Sept. 11 and extends through Sept. 18, Work will include closing in the front of the building to provide for a cry water fountain and two rest Milk glass - selection of quality milk glass by Smith at Western Store Mrs. T. G. Gore underwent major surgery Friday at Mt. Pleasant Hospital and She is reported to be recovering Her room number is 110. Fred is recuperating at his home after undergoing major surgery recently in a Mt. Pleasant ROUND-THE-CLOCK Huge ter plant moves nearer operation Tidewater Oil multi-million dollar gas cycling and installation eight miles northeast of Winnsboro will move another step toward full operation Friday when its processing plant begins First phase of operation - the functioning of the gas cleaning and compressor plants - already is completed nt the big whose overall purpose is to process 60 million feet of gas and extract 224 long tons of sulphur daily from the 12,-000 foot unitized producing deepest of five pay horizons in the The processing plant will extract from the raw gas 7,480 barrels of 1,040 barrels of propane and 550 of butane daily from 16 deep Smackover wells in the New Hope field of Franklin location of the Stripped gas will be Next phase will be to get the sulphur plant into according to Bruce plant whose force has been working around the clock to get the huge installation The sulphur plant is but the drying out of material which lines the vessels is not he This has already been and it takes about seven A gas cycling plant without a unit has been in operation in the field since 1957. Capacity of the pilot plant was 15 million feet A railroad spur from ' the Railroad line at Scroggins is being built to assist in handling sulphur shipments from the New Hope Dirt work is underway on the Loading facilities also are under construction at the plant to ship sulphur by The plant is expected to be able to extract an estimated 224 long tons of sulphur daily from the according to Tidewater Vice President K. B. Miller Jr. through the company's Houston The going price per ton earlier was Gas produced from the in the New Hope first significant discovery from that horizon in East contains almost 15 per cent sulphide by Because of its corrosive properties and health handling of the gas has long been a concern of Raiders to face Edgewood Friday Winnsboro's Red Raiders meet Edgewood's Bulldogs at 8 p.m. Friday here in the first game of the with the Raiders favorites to take it five in a row over the Van Zandt County The Raiders will be fielding one of the heaviest lines in a employing the T formation inaugurated here last year by Coach Long. With six seniors below and 14 back from won only four two of those against the Experience in the line includes senior Paul 190, who is being boomed as a candidate for and a 195-pound tackle Charles who stands beside They are backed up strong In the most experience comes from HB Norman 145-pound senior While the Raiders 1959, the Red Raiders are will expect a strong scrapper in Trail of Lonesome 9 next for Little Theater The Piney Woods Players have been informed that the of the will not be available to the group for its fall The play had originally been scheduled for presentation October 29 and Nov. 5. Hollywood is objecting to presentation of the alleging that Paramount studios owns exclusive rights to theater adaptation of the A lawsuit is threatened against thirty-five natives of the Shepherd of the Hills country who are presenting the play in an amphitheater near unless the alleged infringement is Another well-known three act Trail of the Lonesome has Classroom Teachers hold year's 1st meet The Winnsboro Classroom Teacher Association began its year's activities with a breakfast at Cafe Mrs. presided and introduced new members of the Mrs. Margaret first vice gave an inspiring talk on the theme for the Professional Teacher - to Quality PRECINCT 1 SINGING AT MYRTLE SPRINGS Precinct One singing meets at Myrtle Springs Sunday Sept. 4. Tentative first rehearsal date has been set for September 29. Casting will get underway next The Little Theater meeting for September will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night at Ideal All members are urged to be Autumn Trails queen contest entries coming in Entries are coming in for the Autumn queen contest which will culminate in a gala coronation ball October 15 inaugurating The Autumn Trails Association's first annual Folk Arts The queen will preside over all festivities during the month long First entry was Winnsboro's winsome Miss Kay Girls are urged to get their pictures in as early as possible in order that preliminary judging may be gotten out of the Fifteen finalists will be From this group the queen will be selected with remaining and their serving as the queen's It is hoped that all communities in the Winnsboro trade area will submit entries for the Pictures may be entered by family or friends of the They should be sent to Art Craft or to Mrs. Odena Rt. 1, expected to be stronger than the last two when the team Local business improvement activity brisk Business improvements activity was brisk in Winnsboro in with a number of firms adding to the value of their businesses in this At Farmers Cotton Oil following complete remodeling of the main offices and addition of a line of dairy new scales have been and considerable improvements have been made in machinery in the feed making Another building has been repainted and most of the grounds have been At Allen Cook dirt work at the rear of the building will provide a place to park 20 additional The Nollie Inman Shop front is being improved with a new - Edwards Funeral Home has erected a fine new name in on the front of its H. C. Poe has razed the old building next to Poe's Sporting Goods to make room for WEB Filter Co. has had a curb and gutter constructed at the front and south side of its extending east to Beech A new sidewalk has been constructed leading to the front Lumber Co. has constructed a new roof on one of its lumber Henry Snodgrass has remodeled and his lumber Wayne Redding Food Store has moved into its new building on Carnegie Brookshire's has installed two new remodeled checking stands and added one new Redecorating of the store interior is now going Taylor has built two one for three desks and the other for Also the company has purchased a lot directly behind the former Redding Food Store for customer It will be ready within the next two I a 17-A team until last always played the local team close Evidence is that the Bulldogs are stronger than in 1959, when they lost to Winnsboro 42-6. Coached by I. T. the Bulldogs will field 12 Red Raider roster for the first game of the season will be as Marcus Mike Dale David Bruce Gene Mickey Bobby John Norman John S. C. L. Marvis Quincy Jerry Harry Tom David Charles Butch Paul Jerry Tom Lynn Benny Tom Seventeen additional dates turned out for football on the first day of school running the Raider total to 44. Other games which feature future Raider opponents Hooks at Atlanta at Grand at DeKalb at Mt. Vernon and Talco at Meter collection total first month Parking meter collections for first month of operation were announced today a3 First week Second two weeks Fourth week Total Fines for the firat month were announced as First week Second week Third week $ 8.75 Fourth week PAUL GARRISON LARRY QUATTLEBAUM JERRY PETTY NORMAN JOHNSON TQM MORRIS
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