The Wylie News (Wylie, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 14, 1957 Page: 3 of 6
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THE WTLIE NEWS
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Thursday, March 14, 1957
Meeting time for the youth de-
partments of the Wylie Methodist
Church in their evening services
has been changed, according to
Douglas Wofford, youth director
of the church.
The new time schedule is as
follows, for each Sunday evening:
4:30—5:30 p.m.: Recreation for
5:30"-—6:00 p.m.: Supper for
children and youth.
6:00—6:45 p.m.: Program activi-
ties for both groups.
Youth of the church and com-
munity are invited to attend any
land all of the Sunday evening
•activities, it was stated.
Joint Birthdays Are
Celebrated in John
Mrs. John Edgington and her
daughter, Mrs. Malcolm Geren of
Lavon, were honor guests at a
birthday dinner, Sunday, in the
John Edgington home on North
Guests attending the dinner
were Mr. and Mrs. Dale Moore
and children of Irving, Mr. and
Mrs. Jean Edgington and Elaine
of Farmersville, and Mr. and Mrs
Malcolm Geren and sons of Lavon.
Card Of Thanks
The family of Mr. Tom Swaner
wishes to thank each and every
one for their kindness. And may
God's richest blessings be upon
Card Of Thanks
I wish to thank all my friends
ifor the nice cards, gifts and visits,
land for any other kindness to me
while I was in the hospital.
It was deeply appreciated and
imay the Lord's richest blessings
Jtest on each of you.—Mrs. Delia
Mrs. G. W. Newman and Miss
Connie Newman spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Newman
end daughter, in Waxahachie.
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A LLUCI NATIONS
By Frank W. Hooper
The laborer that's worthy of his hire
Shall need not go from door to door
Nor beg of alms in circumstances dire;
The depths of poverty explore.
He that doeth no more than he is paid
Is never paid beyond his mead
And he that hath no pride in what he's made
Unhappy is, and poorly paid, indeed.
So try to show thyself approved of God
A workman needful of no shame
In lofty deeds or tilling of the sod
Your dignity of soul proclaim.
We're hirelings all as certainly as fate
"And only in humility"
The Master said "May anyone be great."
^Not cringing low servility.
Rewards for service rendered, small or great
May be in money, thanks or love
Or memories in store to compensate
But best of all His blessings from above.
Chorus Presented By
The world-famous Vienna Acad-
,emy Choral Group was presented
by the Garland Community Con-
cert Association, Sunday at 3
p.m., closing the season's three
concert series. The chorus of 24
young men and women has a col-
forful history, and has sung ati
isuch major musical festivals as
those of Edinburgh and Salzburg.
The group was organized in
1945, and after several seasons in
Vienna, they received invitations
to tour Europe and Scandinavia.
They also toured South America
tfn 1953, and are now appearing
in the United States for the first
Attending the concert from Wy-
lie were Messrs. and Mmes. Jim
Barber, Truett Smith, J. A. Bix-
ler, M. F. Allen, R. B. Richardson,
Minor Housewright, Dr. and Mrs.
T. M. Trimble, Rev. and Mrs. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jones of
Murphy, this week announced the
engagement of their daughter,
Betty, to Paul Bowden, son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Bowden of
Wylie. The wedding will take
place Saturday, April 20, in the
Ihome of the bride's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Houston
Ispent Sunday in Dallas with Mr.
land Mrs. Jess Houston and Cindy,
and Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Houston
Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Hartman
attended the meeting of District
5, Texas State Teacher's Asso-
ciation at Thomas Jefferson High
School, Dallas, Saturday, March
C. Klingman, Mrs. S. G. Allison,
Miss Ethel Burch, Miss Cecilia
Howrey, and Lee Burch.
IN V.A. HOSPITAL
What is a good volunteer, re-
marked Mrs. H. L. Shoap, in
speaking to the Board of Direc-
tors of the Collin County Chap-
ter, American Red Cross, and she
answered by saying—"a good vol-
unteer is one who forgets self—
uses his or her time and talents
in service for others—is willing
to cooperate and to conform to
(necessary rules and -policies." She
Btated that "those of us who work
in the Veterans Administration
Hospital, gray ladies, staff aides,
canteen, entertainment and sup-
ply service volunteers and shop-
pers are trained for specific work
,and you as board members are
(trained as volunteers for jobs dif-
ferent from ours, but all are part
of a gigantic organization that
peaches around the world, serving
humanity for over 75 years."
She highlighted her talk by
saying that five Red Cross Chap-
ters furnished volunteers to serve
in the McKinney Veterans Ilos-
pital—namely Collin, Denton, Dal-
las, Grayson and Hunt Counties
lind the 287 volunteers from these
chapters served 10,363 hours in
1956 in this hospital, alone. She
Reported these volunteers work-
ing in many capacities in their
own chapters and that Grayson,
Dallas and Hunt Counties respec-
tively send volunteers to Perrin
Air Force Base, Sherman, Dallas
Veterans Administration Hospital,
Dallas, and Terrell State Hospital,
Terrell, Texas. Canteen volunteers
serve refreshments in the recrea-
tion hall to all ambulatory pa-
tients each Wednesday afternoon
and only once monthly a Red
Cross Chapter conducts Open
House on Sunday afternoons for
patients and their guests—bring
a little bit of the outside world
(inside the hospital walls. Enter-
tainment and Supply Service vol-
unteers furnish variety shows,
play card games with the patients,
and the Shoppers come into town
and purchase items requested by
the patients. These Shoppers come
from the various churches in Mc-
Kinney. The gray ladies visit pa-
tients on the wards, write letters
for them to their families and
jfriends, take shopping orders, as-
sist the hospital staff with recrea-
tional activities, work in the Li-
brary, Central Service, and escort
wheel chair patients to and from
diagnostic clinics in the hospital.
Staff Aide volunteers assist in
Jjiany of these same activities as
well as helping with clerical de-
tails in the Special Services De-
partment in the hospital.
At Moore Home
Sunday guests of the II. E.
iMoorcs were Mr. and Mrs. L. A.
Thompson, Kevin and Ronnie of
Grand Prairie; Mr. and Mrs. Fay
Moore and Delbert Lynn, Mrs.
Lizzie Willingham, Mr. and Mrs.
C. J. Hicks, Carnell and Marinell
Hicks, of Wylie; Mr. and Mrs.
Harvey Glynn Moore Fort Worth;
nnd Mr. and Mrs. Claude Thomp-
The occasion was in celebration
of the 14th birthday anniversary
of Ronnie Thompson of Grand
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Housewright, Rex A.; McClure, Weldon C. & Smith, C. Truett. The Wylie News (Wylie, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 14, 1957, newspaper, March 14, 1957; Wylie, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth347234/m1/3/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Smith Public Library.