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Arlington News (Newspaper) - January 26, 1958, Arlington, Texas Page 2 tue news sunday. January 26 1956the news the news Arlington lid non. Is published each thursday cad sunday. Editorial sad advertising offices 119 East main Street Arlington Tarrant county. Texas. Phones cr4-8241 and Cju-8242. Us Ted press wire service and United press telephoto service. Staley t. My Brayer. Publisher Richard k Nichols editor general manager William b. Douglas business manager . Ugat food jr., advertising manager. Any erroneous reflection on the character or repletion of any firm or individual will be gladly corrected when the meeter is brought to the editor s persons a idiots ii. Notebook Wei there a no denying the aggie is there Las Soladey we volunteered to withdraw from consideration for the a aggie conc lung chores and we die Jug of we had Dene the world and the aggie a favor that would save Dine Effort Etc. We made it a open letter to the a and m Board of directors. President ii t. Harrington. Al Rollins Macduff Simpson and to whom it might concern we have now is hand a Telegram Send by Macduff Simpson and Here show it goes did Nichols Arlington news Arlington Texas ref. Jan. 19, Nichols notebook., honorable editor. Your withdrawal acc up tec 90me. See difficulty m every Opportunity. Others see Opportunity in every difficulty. Mac Duff Simpson. We called or. Simpson to thank him for his Telegram Anc he said he intended to Send it sooner it arrived Friday but that he had some trouble getting his extra copy to his fort Worth office to which he recently moved. All we can say is that the Telegram came after the aggie hired coach Myers and the Hurt will remain with always Assi Dahrys. Nothing any aggie could say Ordo will soothe our injured Pride. Mac Duff it should be explained to those who Don t know is he wont kind of aggie. By that we mean that he not Only attended and graduated rom a and a by twas raised a in Bryan which is just next door to that school on the Brazos. That s Many Many years of indoctrination. We could also Tell you that Macduff told us Leat Friday a i week before this All happened that he had the straight scoop in the aggie coaching Job. The fellow had been hired signed and everything but they were waiting for the psychological moment to Spring the sews. The psychological moment being of course when it coaids be put in All the papers at the same time Etc. We Wom t say the Fellows name but it was t Jim Myers of Iowa state. And that shows you How much old a out really knows about the aggie situation. Honestly we expected a Little More noise from Al Rollins a the matter. T Rollins merely comments that he thinks Mac oui is a Fine fellow which goes to show you How two aggie stick together. No matter what the situation May tax sales trailer to stay open till 9 . The poll tax trailer at the main and Center Street Corner will be open every evening until 9 p. In. Until january 3l poll tax chairman fran poll tax chairman Francis red Kane. Announce Fri Day. Usually the trailer closes at 5p.m., but due to the inability of Many peo to get their poll tax receipts daring the regular hours the Jaycees will sell them in the evening. On january 31, the Jaycees will also set up two additional sales Booths at the first National Bank and a Ling con stale Bank. The Booths will be in the Entrance Foyers and Are to be open from 6 . Until 9 . They Hope these two a ovations will relieve the lines that usually form at the trailer on the last Day of sales. Quot poll tax sales Are far behind last year at us time said chairman Kane Quot so we exp l a late Rush at our poll tax stations. I Hope that every eligible voter buys one because so Many important elections Are scheduled for this sets court of Honor on tuesday night january 28, the Cross timbers District will hold its last official District court of Honor at be first methodist Church Fellowship Hall 7 3c . All boy scouts their parents and ocher interested persons Are invited to attend this Short program. The explorers of Post 98, Arlington Are in Barge of the program. City managers association formed Bui pits tick. Texas association of City managers was a guest at the right Arlington s City manager was named president this week at the organizational no we a Here of the North Texas City Manageri association which will include All cities in the greater Dallas fort Worth area Fustick said. Elgin cell left. City manager of Dallas and president of the meeting and the other two Are new officers of the new association. They Are Homer by of Gainesville Secretary treasurer second from right and Larry Crow at grand Prairie vice president second from staff photo athletic club picks Hight for president Grady Hight was elected president tins week of the Arlington athletic association other officers Are Jim Young. Vice president Hogu Horton Secretary treasurer and Maurice Young Serges at arms. The club meets the first and third thursday of each month at 7 30 p. In. At Moore head s restaurant an Highway 80, and anyone interested in youth development is invited Toa Tenc the meetings or become a member. Boys sponsored by the club won firs place in the Novice division of the regional Golden gloves tournament in fort w Orth last week. They Are Jim White and Jerry Smith each of whom won first place. The association will sponsor a boxing team in the Sherman tournament next thursday Friday and study club to meet the Garden study club is Ith Driftwood a will meet january 28.7 45 mrs. Truer Boles is the . At the Lone Star Gas hostess chairman. Building. A a. 1 111 mrs. A. W. Byrd Wui be j up no a la be As Bot As from 30 to 60 chosen for her Tope fun s Check fee irks housewives continued Romp be i help shr the cos s no organized voice to sex without having to raise the press disapproval. We feel Rice of groceries. That if Trie women of Arling mrs. Fischer who Livest ton will express their views Long Valley View phoner the Mere rants of our by 5-5 79said she and some will be obliged to listen. In re women who done to like please Call your grocer the Check charge will make newspaper or Call mrs. Fis another trip to another store next week. Following the incident Quot we Are Only trying to the news Che keel with most a say in the Issue Quot she said. Of the other Grork by stores we Are not against paying in Arlington. For checks made for More the showed that than the amount purchased men even More than women nor for payroll checks. But Are voicing opposition to the we feel that charges made for Check charge. Checks made to the exact am the majority of people out Pur based is unfair and however say Little or no frat our views should be centring about the new charge. but those who done to like it there were several Sto Reaty Dor t like it. Store f nes circulating about peo Ocial Anc checkers said. Pie who refused to buy the the association explain groceries they had selected my its new poll y. Said the after finding out about the measure was begun to keep Check charges from having to raise the food Dallas county grocers alpines that the co is of hand ready have a Check charge Ling checks is High and rising system and one is in effect constantly and that the new in Houston. Elpaso and san measure lets the customer on City Bond Issue mayor plugs water sewer editors note this is the first of a series of articles written by mayor t. J. Vandergriff explaining Ais. News pm the Bond Issue on which voters will decide february 8. The series is written at the request of the news but does not necessarily represent the opinions of the new s. The news asked the mayor to contribute this series because its editors feel that he can Well explain on the Bond Issue Between now and february 8. By t. J. Vandergriff slightly Over three years ago the people of Arlington approved a six million Dollar improvement program. The construction phase of that program is nearing completion. Our Lake perhaps one on the very few outstanding developments in local history is a reality. A modern disposal Plant has been built. A million Dollar Street improvement program has at least started us in the right direction in that respect. As we near the Home stretch of that Bond program however we cannot afford to dwell upon past accomplishments or activity. We must think of the future because As it has been so wisely said Quot that is where we Are going to spend lie rest of our with that View in mind the City Council has presented for your study and consideration a new $3,975,000 program which if adopted will allow us to continue improvements on a massive scale. We consider it imperative that these activities begin this summer in order to take advantage of Best construction conditions and it is for that reason the election has been called for this time. This newspaper has been kind enough to allow us space in which to discuss the various issues. We Trust that our comments although necessarily Brief will be of some Benefit in better informing you concerning the program. Water $825,000 major additions to our Lake Arlington water Plant Are necessary. At present the capacity of our filtration Plant is four million Gallons per Day. By the summer of 1959 we must double this capacity. The water is there we Are confident the unpleasant taste of last year will be removed and we will require the additional water to augment our diminishing Well Supply by the a fore mentioned Date at the very latest. Then too. We must add two million Gallons of storage capacity at the Lake for Peak demands As Well As to in Rease our pumping units in order to be in opes Ilion to Load our transmission line to capacity. Other major proposals included in the water expansion program Are a million gallon elevated storage tank in the North Section of Arlington at a site to he determined by proper engineering and major water distribution lines in and about the Community. The latter activity contemplates a sixteen Inch line Loop around the perimeter of our City in Only this manner can adequate water pressure be assured for All Points. Sewer $425,000 when proposed in the 1954 Bond Issue our new disposal Plant was designed to accommodate a 35,000 population. Before construction the Inadequacy was obvious so we increased its size to serve 50,000 people. In 1958 we will very Likely reach or approach this level we must then expand our Plant hardly before it is completed. Such is the history of Arlington. Fortunately the facility is so designed that it can be sex panties to serve 75,000 people at a minimum of Cost. We think such an increase in capacity is warranted now and certainly will be essential during the life of this three year program. Also we must relocate and enlarge our Southeast sewage lift station near Watson Road. Without so vast reaches of Southeast Arlington cannot be served or if served now May become the victims of badly overloaded lines. Then too we must construct Many needed sewage interceptors in various sections Ai the Community to relieve dangerously demanding loads upon present capacities. One thing to remember about both the water and sewer Bonds is that they will be retired out of the earnings of the water department which will he sufficient to serve that purpose. It is not necessary to pledge any tax resources Tow re this end. In coming issues we will discuss other phases of the program which is to be voted upon february 8. S

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