Honey Grove Signal-Citizen (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, October 7, 1955 Page: 2 of 10
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HONEY GROVE SIGNALrCITIZEN
Mrs. Lucille M. Fladger
Joe T. Morrow —
Owner and Publisher
... Editor and Manager
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Doans Pills 79c
Bayer Aspirin . .. 69c
1-A-Day Vitamins 89c
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Alka Seltzer 29c
Bakers Tonic 89c
Syrup Pepsin, 49c
Murine : 54c
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3 MILLION I'NIT
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Mesdames Herbert Simmons and
Harold "Soirclls entertained^ the
Junior Girls of the First Baptist
Church with a promotion dinner
at 6 o'clock Friday at the Sor-
The centerpiece for the table
was an old-fashioned lamp sur-
rounded by pink roses.
The devotional waa given by
Mrs. Leonard Whitlock on "Grow-
ing For Jesus."
Those,, attending were Sammic
Till, Judy Little, Barbara Swain,
Gay Kilpatrick, Judy Hulkela,
Bonny Whitlock, Sue Browning
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Vet. Penecillin .
Chewing Gum ...
5 Dose Blackleg
020 Color Film..
Dextri Maltose .
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SOUTH SIXTH STREET
Visits Here First
Time In 60 Years
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Wilson, Mr,
and Mrs. J. B. Dubberly, of Blue
Grove, Texas, (near Henrietta,
Texas) Miss Dorothy Dubberly
and Mrs. Louie Vandiver, of Wic-
hita Falls,. Texas, visited Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Thompson, Mrs. Thorrip-
son being a relative of Mr. Wil-
Mr. Wilson was born in Honey
Grove and lived here until man
hood. This was his first visit to
the Old sweet town in nearly sixty
years. He marveled at the many
changes during this time. Our
pretty plaza theft was filled with
horse racks, teams in mud a foot
deep. "Die big old Williamson,
Blocker Spelch north side build'
ing, now replaced by one of the
prettiest pictures in north Texas,
also a fine Piggly-Wiggly and
beautiful Duke & Ayres, allv air
He spoke of the Old Lane Liv
ery stable now replaced by the
attractive Rowton Chevrolet Em-
poriam. Another loss was the old
Fritz Messers famous Oyster par-
lor & Cafe; The man from Ger-
many starting on a modest salary
but winding up in the millionaire
class owning large chunks of fer-
tile black land. When the writer
left Mr. Wilson he went to the
City Hall hoping to contact old
timers, like Frank Roddy, Martin
Ohr, Sr., Jeff Gunn and other
old timers and former playmat-
es. Jt ' ....
Edition 61U. S.
WASHINGTON. — Have you
always wanted a vest-pocket edi-
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It can be yours, with all , the
sadening facts and figures, > for
only 10"cents mailed to the United
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it says, "The attractively illustrat-
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The 16-page plain booklet tries
to explain our fiscal operations
in language even a taxpayer can
understand It tells where the
money comes from, where it
The booklet puts forth a hope
that the U. S. will be operating
in the black soon.
"The budget deficit of $1.7 bil-
lion presently estimated for 1956
is the lowest In five fiscal years,"
the booklet says. "With a combi-
nation of continued reductions in
federal spending and rising reve-
nues resulting from widely shared
increasing prosperity, a balanced
budget could be brought into sight
for this (fiscal) year." ,\
In fiscal 1956, the Budget Bur-
eau estimates, ihe government will
spend ony $383 of your money oh
a per capita basis. That's $10 less
than the year before and sharply
down from 1953's $169 — when
Korea expenditures still were
Billy Doyle Elected
COMMERCE. — Billy Doyle,
senior government major at East
Texas State college, has been el-
ected Intramural ^manager of the
Friars social club.
Doyle, who lives at 209 South
14th St., Honey Grove, is the son
of Mr. and Mrs, Roy H. Doyle..
As intramural^ manager'he will
have charge of scheduling intra-
mural competition with other or-
ganizations and will meet with^
the intramural council to formu-
late regulations for intramural
The Aleutian Island ars off the
Alaskan coast. \
.Pure gold contains 24*.carats.
given away daily
nothing to buy
see details next week
in this space
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The broad grin that spreads across the face of big "Tex," the 52-foot
cowboy figure that is a fixture at the State Fair of Texas, indicates
how happy the giant coWpokeaa to be back for the 1955 State Fair.
Oct. 7-23. Big Tex is the symbol of the size and scope of the Fair, the
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nation's largest annual exposition. This year's spectacle will run for
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A. D. Barnett
A. D. Barnett won the Youngs-
town sink given away at the Jack
Self Auto and Home Appliance
Store Saturday. Several hundred
were in the contest^A pot of Ivy
was given to all who called ai the
store Friday^ and Saturday.
There is more energy in one
hurricane than in hundreds of
atom bombs all exploding at once,
says the National Geographic Soc-
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Morrow, Joe T. Honey Grove Signal-Citizen (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, October 7, 1955, newspaper, October 7, 1955; Honey Grove, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth411171/m1/2/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Honey Grove Preservation League.