[News Script: Another beer vote in Oak Cliff sought] Part: 1 of 4
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ATTOTHER BEER VOTE IN OAK CLIFF SOUGHT
GROUP GOES IN DOOR
Fifteen executives and store managers for the
7-11 chain of drive-in grocery stores start a
campaign that may result in'another beer election
for the Oak Cliff section of Dallas. The 15 call
on County Clerk Steger to make formal application
for petitions on which they must obtain more than
10-thousand signatures in order to get an electior
MAN APPROACHES THRU GROUP (SPORTS SHIRT)
,County Clerk Steger, who says a tricky legal
question will come up when the petitions are
circulated, meets the leader of the group, Cecil
Sumrow, Oak Cliff division manager for 7-11.
Sumrow says the election would be to decide M
whether or not Oak Cliff will have legal sale of
beer for off-premise consumption only. The
December 15th election turned Oak Cliff
completely dry (effedtive January 19th), but the
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Another beer vote in Oak Cliff sought], item, January 7, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc789904/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.