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Arlington News (Newspaper) - January 26, 1958, Arlington, Texas Shop sear 3 a a i i no ton grand r a Irie St or we. No a y night till rent y our Yard now Sava Mara on soars compute Job 4 to. Vigil peat hot dip cd Mif i Mcm a knuckled Tep Kerned Bottom Toter fvcronltfil1 Nail rat for furniture see. Mckoyes for the Best Deal Page 4 the news sunday january 26, 1958 birthday parties theme for meeting Willard Pratt outstanding Young Man of 1957 you la get the new extended area coverage of news classified ads unusual birthday party themes for pre school children was the main topic at the pre school association monthly luncheon wednesday. Mrs. James William from the High school Home economics department was the main speaker. She said that children love to play a part in planning of the party and should be allowed to help in making the favors decorating the cake Etc. She brought with her Many demonstrations of Centrepieces homemade favors refreshments and games. She stressed the fact that children love to play games with which they Are familiar so it is Best to stick to those at any Small child a party. Mrs. William also stated that children will have a bet Ter time if their mothers stay at Home. Only two or three mothers Are needed to supervise and direct the Garnet. In addition to parties she gave Handy tips on food for children. Little characters made with food can be appetizing to a child who does t eat Well for instance a boiled egg head with cloves for eyes Carrott curls few hair and celery Sticks for legs. Decorations for the meeting were unusually wrapped gift packages sock dolls and a Centrepiece made of balloon crepe paper and balloon Sticks. The a Kages contained blankets for the dolls. There were also several children stables demonstrating birthday themes. Bonds get plug Pratt gets Honor mayor Vandergrift sounded the opening gun this week As he started plugging the 11-Point Bond Issue on which the voters have the final say on february 8. A was the Bonds go so will go the Progress in the next two or three years a mayor Vandergriff told Jaycees who assembled to Honor Willard Pratt As a Arlington s outstanding Young Man of 1957�?�. Mayor Vandergriff outlined the $ ,975,000 Bond Issue said there Isnit much Ime left to plug the propositions in the Issue and that it w s called Early a so we can take advantage of the Good construction weather this Spring and summer if the measure the mayors a state of the City address which has More or less become an annual Jaycee custom along with the distinguished service award banquet Early each year contained a Brief history of 1957, but the mayor dwelt More on the future than the present and ended his talk with a question and answer period. He said the lend Issue will not cause an increase in taxes during its three year Span and that most of the Money $6 million voted in a 1954 Bond Issue has already been spent in City improvements which he outlined briefly. He counted the completion and filling of Lake Arlington As a one of the most historic moments of any year a and said he Hopes Arl int unites will be drinking Good tasting water from the Lake this simmer. Plugging for the Bond Issue again. Mayor Vandergriff said a a there a no question that we will be a big City a there a not much we can do about that the question is whether we re a Good w Ell planned City and the Bond Issue will help us in that the mayor said Arlington had built More streets during 1957 than in any other two years in its history but added a Street improvement is still one of our greatest we re More or less out of the mud now but we need More streets better signalization and More Cross town arteries if we re to avoid bottlenecks in the he plugged most of the la propositions in the Bond Issue but dwelt longest on Street improvement and recreational needs. Jaycees who asked ques Lions afterwards suggested that the City build More sidewalks especially near schools where children will hot have to walk in the a streets on such main thoroughfares As South Collins that the tax rate be raised and applied to i pro ing the police and fire department Protection now offered by the City. That the City continue its work on drainage problems. Mayor Vandergriff promised to consider the suggestions and lauded the civic improvement committee of the Jaycees which recently Dallas naval Reserve construction battalion division 8-3, will be inspected this wednesday january 29, at the naval and Marine corps Reserve training Center by the National naval Reserve inspection Board from the naval Reserve training command at Omaha Nebraska to determine the divisions place in National standing among approximately 235cbdivisions, according to Cdr William m. Peterson of Dallas and Arlington the division s commanding officer. The inspection Board is headed by Captain Normane Pryor jr., us and submitted a list of suggestions which the committee thought the City should consider in its future planning. Willard Pratt recipient of the Honor award is president of the civitan club a Deacon in the first Baptist Church and served As county Clairman for the United fund this year. He Sells insurance for equitable Assurance Captain Harry Mcgraw us or of the staf of rear Admiral . Von Heimburg us commander naval Reserve training. The Board will spend the Day and evening reviewing the records and observing the state of training of the division. The officers will evaluate classroom work and interview men on their military and professional Progress. For furniture see. Society of America. Dallas sea bees in National inspection for out of this world results. Mrs. Richard Nichols january chairman and her committee made the decorations which went to tile Lena Pope Home for a dormitory of 3 5 year old orphans. Fly Pelufo in invite Calami a extra heavy a duty bonded Brake linings a taper mini Mimi a Mer Arch Iez a efface m heavy 11-Ga. Steel Chain link. A leaded we rivet

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