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Gladewater Mirror (Newspaper) - July 28, 1968, Gladewater, Texas Vol. 18-no. 159 sewing to amp dec Ltd Wevat amp is it it Leacu >4lea 7<d<uf 7 suld a threaten 07&�hwuhv by sin Ess As i is Al postal employees Roy Pynes left and Harold Rise wait on a natron of situs Dave Kuiv Curt, it window service had been planned and announced Cervine h a a hut Senate action exempting mailman from personnel cuts drought Marvin Watson "0 w decision of the curtailment order by Post master general Mirror photo business As usual at local Post office Gladewater Post master j. H. Parris announced saturday morning that he had received an order Friday night rescinding the Post office department order curtailing saturday morning window service. It had been i last week that window a Ald be drastically re in in enc inc saturday meat order came about As a result of Senate action Friday exempting most mailman from a congressional order to Cut the Federal a Roll. But postmaster general Marvin Watson said he could not Dela it the Start of mail service cutbacks beyond aug. 3 if Congress had not Given final approval to an exemption. The first cuts in service had been set for saturday in first and second class p St offices. Watson said in a statement that the Senate action indicated an understanding of the problems facing the postal system and handling a larger workload with a smaller work Force. He said he was hopeful that the House of representatives would also recognize postal difficulties and Grant Relief As soon As possible. Gladewater Texas sunday july 28, 1968 we need Fla its for j boys in v Vietnam mrs. Betty Liedtke s son Mike Farmer is a Marine j on Marble Mountain in South Vietnam. She says All the boys in his Barracks decided to write to their Home state capitols i and get state flags to hang on their Barracks Walls. Every one got a Flag from their respective state Capitol except Mike. Mrs. Liedtke would like to know if anyone has a Texas Flag or knows where to get one so she can Send it to him. This is the third time in As Many months that the Mirror has been asked this question. And thanks to our very first request flags have been secured. But this poses a problem the flags Are not available in Gladewater and we think some store should Stock them. They can be purchased for As Little As 29? retail. But Why would t it be better for one of our civic organizations to sponsor a flags for our boys in Vietnam program and then every boy who goes to Vietnam and a vants a Texas Flag could have one. We would like to see a better Quality Flag than the 29? one made mailable. If a civic organization does no to sponsor the flags it would be a Good project for a Young Peoples organization from one of our local churches or even just a group of people willing to assume the responsibility. Of your club or organization would like to undertake a Flag project let us know at the Mirror and with All of us working together every Gladewater and area Serviceman in Vietnam who wants to can Fly a Texas Flag As a gift from the folks Back Home. Prayer for today put on the new Man which after god is created in righteousness and True holiness. Ephesians 4 24 prayer 0 god we thank thee for the gift of thy son Jesus Christ who creates in us a new spirit. We accept his renewing Power for our lives. We offer our prayer in the name of the master who taught us to Pray a your father who Art in heaven. twelve pages to per copy Industrial picture is brighter after tour Brights i ii fcv1 n a i i v -5 for n i vat a 11 Tea Cist j Iii i 8 r too during h 1 due red the Industrial division of the 4 Mpr frn in Arn Ani in i u it the or. Isi a played Host to four me Hose business it is to seek sies and a Mel Industry and id As by related businesses. The Fiur John Hayter head of the Industrial division of South w e Curn electric Power compan y i Shreveport Tobyas Ney so f i co Burl Crawford Industry agent for the tap Railroad and e. B. Orchard division sales manager with United s co., were High in their or be f the possibilities for Industrial expansion in the Giad water area. The t Begarif at 2 . And along w i this r so civic Lead ers Cha in Ber members and interested Mizens each of the present Sites available i r Industrial St were visited by the Gro tip the acreage lot sizes availability of utilities and acce to the various prop visitors. Two buildings were visited the former Honey togs building which is owned by the Gladewater Industrial foundation and a Large warehouse to it a e building adjacent to the tap tracks which has been occupied by a feed company in recent months but is now vacant. Included in the tour were two Industrial Sites with Railroad siding accessibility one of of. Acres and one of 14 acres. Other Sites visited included 125 acres near Lake Gladewater and the City Airport with three Sites available one of 29 acres one of 9 acres and one of 15 acres at the seminar session held at the chamber of Commerce building beginning at 3 . The consultants appraised what they had seen my advises the indexes on ways to improve the Industrial climate in Gladewater. John Havier of Swetco said that Gladewater was a Nice town to live in and advised the local citizens in attendance to get Busy and build More Homes and apartment houses and to be expecting to f. Is a Lent i m the a dynamic future growth of the whole East Texas what would you do today if an Industry employing several Hundred people wanted to locate in Gladewater and there was nowhere for the people to live Quot a a Hayter asked. In urging Gladewater to a a sell the idea of a pleasant place to live an Industry in itself Hayter urged Gladewater to take advantage of a Industry in your Back Yard a by providing Homes in a smaller Community for people who work in Industry in Longview and other area towns. A let the people bring their paychecks Back Gladewater to spend for clothing groceries and taxes a he urged. A a in be seen More Nice new Homes this afternoon than in any town this size in be Ever been in a Hayter said. Toby Abney passed out a a Community profile of Gladewater which swe pc had printed outlining the Basic information desired by interested Industrial prospects in evaluating a town for possible future locations. He pointed out that information of this Type is always going out of Date and needs constant revision. A we have just finished this study and since we have been Here this afternoon we find that there Are two vacant buildings suitable for Industry which we did not know about a Abney said. He urged the Industrial division of the chamber to make a plan of the Airport property and to keep All data pertinent to Industry current and to study it. E. B. Orchard expressed his pleasure at being Able to go on the tour and that his company was interested in Industrial development for the area. He cited see tour Page to for give away�?3-months old Puppy part Collie terrier. Yours for calling 845-3706. Mrs. John Dot Nunnally entered memorial Baptist Hospital in Houston this week to undergo her second Eye surgery. She is in room 8123 and will be hospitalized from 5-Days to two weeks. She will appreciate hearing from her friends. Evn a regular monthly meeting monday evening at 7 30p.m. In the Greggton Community Center building. An important business session is scheduled with election of officers to be held in the near future. Ail members Are urged to be in attendance. The Mack Wileys drove to Dallas love Field saturday afternoon to meet their daughter Mary Jane who has spent the past week in Detroit Michigan visiting with friends. She made the trip with a Dallas Friend. They went by Jet and while in Michigan also made a trip into Canada. While his sister was away the Wiley a son Malcolm was enjoying the week in Greenville with his aunt mrs. Louise Holley. Mrs. L. R. Thelma Herndon of 1001 Rodeo St. Will enter Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview sunday afternoon and undergo surgery which has been scheduled for to . Monday morning. She would like All her friends to visit her. Family group the David 0. Owen family who arrived in Gladewater Only last week look at one of the Lovely roses grown in their Garden. Owen is the new associate minister of the Quitman and Center Street Church of Christ. Shown Are Owen and his wife Earline Quot a Alert 1 of Vita Vii ear if 8�?T Barbara 5 and Jota Allan 4. A Dallas native Oma or the. A a or a if Fels a naive of Wichita Kan the c0"ple were House parents reached in Cimfl p t s he me in so Beni,0> Texas prior coming Here. He also Al Lull a a was. A Stradl ate of a he Sunset school of preaching at Lubbock in Srpui six years in the Navy prior to his entering the ministry. Mirror photo first state Bank a data processing Center and drive in near completion first state Bank a new drive in Bank and data processing censer the first major improvement in downtown Gladewater in Many years and one of the largest investments in the future of Gladewater Ever made by private Capitol is nearing completion. When ground was broken last january a target Date for completion was set for july i but heavy Rains which began almost As soon As the announcement of the new facility was made forced postponement of work at frequent intervals. An nor 315 computer heart of the equipment in the new installation arrived several weeks ago and is now in operational order. James Graff Programmer of the new system has spent endless hours during the last few weeks preparing the equipment for the eventual changeover. Presently the Bank and its employees Are involved in the conversion stage a most difficult period in which Many tasks previously performed by human Effort will eventually be handled by the electronic first state Bank president Quentin Abernathy said that the drive in facility should be ready for use in about 45 Days. Presently workmen Are installing an open letter to our readers the Mirror s thanks for our readers cooperation during the change to Semi weekly publication and to the Large mail response from White Oak residents. New carriers Are on some of the routes and will be collecting for your july paper. We ask that you pay your new carriers for papers delivered after july i and retain your receipt in Case there is any confusion. Our thanks to those longtime readers who have been missed because of Lack of a route list in some areas. We hear from More of our friends each Day asking that we get the paper to them. Glass Weld panels in the outside of the upper floor area of the drive in Bank and partitions on the inside. Office space will be maintained in the upper floor. Total investment by the Bank amounts to Over $200,000 in the building and equipment. The computer itself costs Over $200,000 and is being installed on a lease basis Abernathy said. Already completed is an employee parking lot on the main Street Side of the lot. The lot is Asphalt with Concrete curbing. Abernathy said that an open House is planned when the building is completed and that visitors will be shown through the facility and will have an Opportunity to see the computer and related equipment in operation. The computer and data processing equipment will be available for use by other Banks Aryl businesses on contract. The first National Bank of Carthage plans to use the new facilities for their data processing. David Price Dies services held saturday David q. Price 81, a res i ident of Gladewater for the past 33 years died unexpected to wednesday evening around 6 a . In a local Hospital. Or. Price resided at 211 e. Miller. Funeral services were held saturday afternoon at i . In Malcolm Stone funeral c Hapel i with the Rev. Irby a Bates i pastor of the first Baptist i Church officiating. Burial was j in memorial Park. Or. Price was born August 17, 1886 in Rome Georgia. He was a member of the Baptist Church and retired Farmer. He is survived by his wife i Josie one son Henry of i Oil City la., four daughters j mrs. Ruby Lively City mrs. Mattie Porter,Tyler, a Thompson Ardmore okla. I and mrs. Bettie Jaynes Long View a sister mrs. Bessie j White Rome a 13 grand children and 13 great grand i children. Pallbearers were Wayne and Robert Mckay Case Chandler Harold Lee Porter r. E. Jennings and Charles Crenshaw. Industrial tour wednesday afternoons Industrial tour the first of its kind in Gla water featured visits to various Industrial Sites and buildings. Here four of the men on tour Joe Jones Toby Abney Industrial consultant for southwestern electric Power it j. E. C Raig and City manager Bill Langford Are shown in a Large warehouse building Adlai to the tap tracks. Craig is the owner of the building. Our general manager nex Clark said saturday was the Day he had been waiting for a year. He is now officially o. Vacation and earlier in the week purchased a new spinning Rod and reel from hat hardware so he would be All ready to Start fishing. Directors of the East Texas Quarter horse association met this week when District attorney and mrs. Ralph Prince hosted a fish Fry at their Home at Boz Man Corners. Plans were finalized for the annual Quarter horse show which will be held this year on aug. 9-10. Molly Swearingen will be storyteller at the Gladewater Library from 1-2 . Tuesday. Molly has had courses in drama at the University of Texas that included dramatic storytelling for children. There will be audience participation in the program. She will Tell a the lantern and the fans a by Holbrook arid the classic fairytale a the emperor s new regular Story hour for pre school and kindergarten age children will be held from 10-11 . Wednesday. Gary Brandon Mccrary is a summer graduate at Eastern new Mexico University por see Eye opener Page Roll Quot a a a a a i juju new fixtures Sid Hecker manager of k. Wolens looks Over the new fixtures to be installed in the newly remodeler store at the Corner of main and Commerce the new look to the store which will include the latest in fixtures lighting and facilities Cost some $25,000. The store will be open for business again in its permanent location on or about August 7. The temporary store at 105 n. Main will remain open until moving toy. Mirror photo

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