The Wylie News (Wylie, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 9, 1961 Page: 2 of 6
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1961
THE WYLIE NEWS
THE WYLIE NEWS
Published Every Thursday
THE WYLIE NEWS, INCORPORATED
Any erroneous reflections upon the standing, character, Oi-
reputation of any person, firm or corporation which may appear
ia the columns of The News will be gladly corrected il brought
la the attention of the editor
Carr!" of than'c*. resolutions of respect, and lethal notices ar
chaiged for at a regular advertising rate of $1.00 for short Cards of j
Thanks, and 10c per line for legal notices or resolution*
Entered as second class mat-
ter at the Postoffice of Wylie,
Tuxes, under Act of Congress
of March 8, 1897.
E OUR SOIL * OUR STRENGTH 3
It has been five years since
three acres of Coastal Bermuda-
gra.^s was planted on the Clyde
Haggard farm northwest of Piano.
This planting was among the first
in Collin Soil Conservation Dis-
trict. Popularity of this grass has
increased each year among black-
land farmer^ with last year's
planting amounting to approxi-
mately four thousand acres. Ac-
cording to Ike McKinney tech-
nician, for the Soil Conservation
Se: vice in Piano, the 1961 plant-
ings will increase substantially
over this amount.
Coastal's ability to grow and
produce two to three times the
volume of growth as common on
Class III and IV land has caused
Dalton Morgan of Frisco to shift
operations from a row crop farm-
ing to grassland and small grain.
Only the twenty-five acre wheat
allotment will not be in grass on
his one hundred and thirty acre
Rovlett Creek farm four miles
east of ^risco adjacent to Farm
Ro^d 720. During February he
plans to sod forty-five acres of
Class III land to Coastal where
seedbed preparation was complet-
ed in the fall as crops were har-
vested. The remaining cropland
coi sistinrj of primarily Class IV
laiiJ will he sodded the Spring of
Palton's final decision to change
his farming operation came last
One year in Collin County $2.00
One year outside County $2.50
All Seasons Ended—
All major game hunting sea-
sons on wild game in Texas are
now closed, according to the Game
and Fish Commission. There can
be no more hunting on deer, tur-
key, dove, quail, ducks or geese
until new seasons are set. Squirrel
and javelina hunting is still legal
in a few counties, but you'd bet-
ter check with your game warden.
Thursday "42" Club
Members of the Thursday After-
noon "42" Club were entertained
in the Dallas home of Mrs. Oglo
Maynard with a luncheon on Feb
ruary 2nd. Mrs. Zora Russell was
hostess for the occasion.
High score was won by Mrs.
George Howrey, low by Mrs. 0
E. Boyd; and Mrs. A. D. Boyd rec-
eived floating prize.
Guests attending were Mmes.
C. R. IIill is, C. L. Hillis, A. D.
Boyd, C. E. Boyd, John D. Hous-
ton, George Howrey, Raymond
Posey and L. N. Powell.
Near The Shores Of Lake Lavon
Mr. and Mrs. George Riley an-
nounce the arrival of a daughter,
Tcrri Annette, at the Wylie Clinic
(in Feb. 1st. The infant weighed
7 pounds, 14 oz.
Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs.
F. G. Riley of Caddo Mills; and
Mrs. Clara Rains, Wylie.
Put your Want Ad in The News
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Lavon Elementary School students have won their third award
for outstanding service to the handicapped as a result of a drive
completed recently. They collected materials for use by Good-
will Industries in its training program for handicapped men and
summer when he was custom hay
bailing a nine-acre Coastal field
established in 1959 on soil similar
to his proposed planting. From
this field he averaged one hund-
red bales per acre on eacli of the
three cuttings. Morgan is quick
to give credit where it is due on
this field by recalling other fields
where grass production was not
this good, but it was not the fault
of the soil he said. On this par-
ticular field the farmer began
seedbed preparation in the fall by
intensely cultivating with a chisel
plow and applying an application
of two hundred pounds of 16-20-0
fertilizer per acre. In February he
sodded with a machine sprigger
that planted apprximately twenty-
five cubic feet of Coastal sprigs
per acre and top dressed it the
following spring with a minimum
of thirty pounds nitrogen per
Information as to source of
Coastal Bermuda grass is available
at the Soil Conservation offices in
Piano and McKinney. Agricultural
cost-sharing assistance for pasture
planting is available and can be
obtaining by applying at Room 210
ASC Office in McKinney.
"IF IT'S IN WYLIE . . .
. . . BUY IT IN WYLIE'
Wins 54-27 Over
Coach Curtis Nitcholson's, Far-
mersville Town Team, basketbal-
lers, the "'Exes" won their 10th
cage game of season against 6
losses, as they beat) a tough
Montgomery Ward team of Green-
ville Friday night at Greenville
high school gym before some 150
cheering cage fans by a 54 to 27
Curtis Nitcholson, led the Far-
mersville "Exes" with 36 points,
while Kenneth Creighead sank
Leading 20 to 9 at half-time, the
'Exes" used several subs in the
3rd quarter to see Greenville add
11 points to only 10 for Farmers-
ville, but in 4th, 24 more points
were added for 54 to 27 victory.
On Thursday night, as of Feb.
9 the same teams meet again on
return game and on Thursday
night as of Feb. 16, the Farmers-
ville "Exes" will take on their
toughest competition—the Com-
Incor'e Tax Service
See or Call
H. B. Alexander
P. O. Box 276, Garland
Office, 1st Nat'l Bank Bldg.
Phone: BR 6-5016
Home: 1000 Avenue D
Phone:: BR 6-5041
merce, East Texas State College
cagers. This time in Commerce,
Texas, gym. 8p. m. the Commerce
Collegians gave the Farmersville
Exes a 60 to 39 drubbing a few
weeks ago, the Farmersville Exes
beat the much improved Farmers-
ville Farmers past week at N. O.
Wright Field house in Farmers-
ville by a 48 to 34 score.
The game by quarters: Farmcr-
ville 4, 15, 10, 24—Score 54.
Greenville 4, 5, 11, 7—Score 27.
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Mr. and Mrs. Bob Beidel of Oak
Ridge, Tenn., arrived Saturday to
visit with her mother Mrs. Clyde
Potts and other relatives in Dal-
Toys at Reduced Prices!
| TOM TAYLOR |
^ Wylie, Texas 5
IT, WE B0
stop here for anything from a
t ixk full of gas to a fan belt ....
we install mufflers and tail pipes,
v, rrir labor free: wheel bearings
sr .ck! d or replaced wheels
bvlanced with a hunter tune-in . . .
hose thi r^ostats ani) pressure caps
.... prestone anti freeze . . . brake
adjustments ani) repair .... we have
your brand of oil ....
YOUR business will ij2 appreciated!
JOHN'S "66" STATION
Wylie, Texas 209 N. Ballard
for road service. call: ex 4-8373
All Watei Bills Are Due
10th Day Ecch Month
Service will be diseontin
ued if bills are not
City of Wylie
By John Hatfield
"He likes John's 66 service so
well he comes in EVERY
There's no limit to our effort
to give you the service you
. | SECWICE | |
GLEN (W. G.) HOUSE WRIGHT
Is the Representative of The
TEXAS POWER & LIGHT
For Any Information About
Your Electric Light Service
GLEN 'W. G.) HOUSE WRIGHT
Phone EX 4-5534
"If no answer, call our Piano
office, WY 5 3310, or E. B.
Perry, our Piano Representa
tive, Res. Pho. WY 5-3469."
Just as soon as you place a dollar in our bank Jl re-
ports for duty to the loan department. The first job
may be to help a man buy a car or tractor !i may
be used to finance a merchant, improve a homo or
for any of a hundred duties that create employment
and stimulate business. When money is invested out
of town it does nothing to help local people. Busi-
Buy at Home and bank at home. That's the way to
keep our community a good place in which to live
and raise a family.
member federal pwosn indwunci <wh°ne: ex 4-2224
Housewright - Hammett & Co.
Bus. Pho. EX 4-5445
Re*. Pho. EX 4-5420
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