The Baylor County Banner (Seymour, Tex.), Vol. 59, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 14, 1955 Page: 3 of 12
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The Wesleyan Singers — Texas Wesleyan College
HERE APRIL 21
Choral Activities at Texas Wes-
The Wesleyan Singers is a tour- leyan College, Fort Worth.
ing a capella choir whose 32 mem-J The Wesleyan Singers perform
bers gain their memberships by [ early and contemporary church
auditions open to the student body | music, folk ballads, folk music of
of Texas Wesleyan College. They'the Negro race in a concert pro-
will present a program at 8 o'clock gram. Singing entirely without ac-
Thursday evening, April 21, at the| companiment, the singers let the
First Methodist Church in Sey- : voice provide its own accompani-
mour. ment in the true style of a capella
The choir makes an annual1 singing.
spring tour, this season singing inl
yCentral and Northwest Texas. Ap
pearances have been made on
radio, television, before church and
civic audiences, in high schools
where audience response has been
enthusiastic. During the South-
western Exposition and Fat Stock
Show of 1954 in Fort Worth, the
Fort Worth National Bank spon-
sored the choir in a concert for
WITH THE SUBSCRIBERS
Mrs. Maude Nichols of Portland,
Oregon, is the former Maude
Smith, and is a native of the Rich-
land community in this county.
Burrell Mills and family are on the
W. B. Mills estate, four miles south
of Westover, where Burrell has
lived all his life. S. F. Ragan of
4-H Club boys of the state of Dallas is the husband of the for
Texas. During the current season
members participated in the col-
lege production of "Finian's Rain-
The conductor of The Wesley-
an Singers, Charles H. Monroe,
holds his degrees from the Univer-
sity of Southern California. He has
also studied at the College of the
Pacific. Monroe is Assistant Pro-
fessor of Voice and Director of
BAYLOR COt'NTY tVVNNFH
PAGE 3 Thursday kpttt 14 ||»!
Worth has n bunch of mighty uml
friends in Seymour, and she < njo\ ;
keping up with them. Mr and Mi
Bill England live on their faun
north of Bomarton, the fnrmet
Jim Elliott place. Mrs II A Smith
has been for many yeai on hev
farm three miles \ve t of lied
Springs. C. E. (5rigg ami famih
are on the old Blanks place in the
Richland community. Mi \ Wii
has lived most of her Ions' life on
her farm three miles eu. t ol town
Floyd Bench has long operated his
service station, across the street
north of the B-K Electric building
George 1> Robason is getting to be
a pioneer citizen of Red Springs,
and has the longest period of busi-
ness experience there, with his ser-
vice station and grocery. Ben K
Irby of Dallas was born and reared
here mid >51111 htinwi n I'd of f<
mnd hen lie u«iin!l\ t* l»n
Old Pettier* Meimtoh
Albi 11 W
coach |,» now futinlna n «< etien of
land neat lv*iv Mi I
K Irby of Fort Worth I* th< 1.1
of Lincoln Biitiis and Mi
Rhawver of tlu^ place and *d
thinks of this n* one of hn I
Rudolph Matus and fundi'
fouth of Red Spring' on
farm, which is part
Parker estate The
faintly has been For a
the west part of town
Britain Trading Po-
worked their house over not so
long ago. making it a ver> prett\
and comfortable home. Mr and
Mr \V A Thornhill are long time
residents of the Levelview and Red
Springs communities For some
time they have been on their good
farm east of Red Springs .) VV
Ilollababughs have lived on their
farm east of Vera ever since the
ng« on then
of the old Ma
It J I1n\lc>
tig tune ii
Kith of tin
Post and the\
cnllnri'tl \mi real I \ ehildun
(tucn* thai mu't bf home to |(h Iti
In tww M' Fi* Cllni of Hon t n
kh ► i n 111 rri ■'» when *he «i •
up in the Plalnvit vv eonuiniOlty of
Bav lot" < ountr
Ml and Ml* I M Mien who
b\c on the patk road, had all of
their children and their famil i
home for an Easter vi«.ii Altc i th
nide a |iffth full hou *
• ent were EH Mvr-l and
(' Mm i and t.n' il >11111
Mi Karl Mhawvi r and
all of lioote 3. Seymout
wife and bab> of
and Mr Hill K»-t k
Mr and Mis .1 I)
llooten and children. Mr and Mi
Fred Headrick and children. Mi
and Mrs Men l.ovvurk ami child n
all from Fort Worth Also joining
the party was Mrs M.vera' slstci
Mrs li il CrosM of Denton, togeth-
er with her husband and hi- broth-
er, Jess Cross Ail of the graud-
ildren Mm' tin re »*r»'pt nn«».
lh fiini of the ureal Brand'hlld-
M and M" Alvin (ox of Abl.
Ie< e and ilanghti • Thin a and
.lull, spel t »h« Raster week i»nct
here a' gu» tr> of Mr* t'ox moth-
er Mt A J Brown
er It n
v\ ife I)
children all <
Four • door Gyromallc
trans Radio and Heater
mer Elaine Nichols, and the fam-
ily lived in Seymour while Free-
man was manager of the Nichols-
Ragan implement firm here. Mrs.
F. B McGuire of Lubbock has j
lived with her family at- Vera for |
the most of her life. The Horace |
Ballows were in the Lake Creek
community, way back when they
were children, and then were at
Amarillo for a long time. They
now get their mail at Wilmar, Ark.
Lynn Holman is a Seymour native,
and is assistant cashier at the
Farmers National bank. O. E. Al-
brigth has been living at Vera
practically all his life, and is one I
of the well thought of citizens of
that place. E. W. McGuire of Far-
well is a member of a family that'
came to Vera as pioneer citizens.
The J. M. Kennedys of Mexia lived
here before the turn of the cen-
tury. The W. L. Robinsons of
Hamilton were her for so long that
they never should have left. How-
ever, Bill and his family come back
A. J. Mocek of the City Auto
parts Co. was reared on his fath-
er's farm southwest of town. Tony
and wife are getting ready to build
a new home, after selling the other
one. W. R. Cooper is a former
Throckkmorton ranchman, w h o
now has the Cooper Motor Com-
pany here. Cletus Malone on the
Shady community farms near the
place belonging to his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Barney Malone. Horton
Porter and wife now own two-
thirds of the former Pink Hag-
gard ranch, northwest of Red
Springs. Mrs. F. L Malone of
Shady still lives in the vicinity of
where she lived as a small girl,
when she was Myrtle Holmes. Her
sister-in-law, Mrs. W. J. Gist of
Seymour, renews both the papers.
Mrs. Marsh Coffman still lives on
her place north of Goree, where
her family have been for many
years. Tom Bowdoin of Vera was
reared near Seymour, and married
Thena Mae Beck of Vera. Mrs. J.
F. Kovar formerly lived with her
late husband near Seymour, but
has ben at Megargel for a good
The Lewis Tipton family lives in
their home southeast of the court
house, and Mrs. Tipton is cashier
at the M System Store. Mrs. R. O.
Tolson and her late husband lived
for many years at the old Tolson
residence west of the court house.
Mrs. Tolson now owns a home in
the same block with the Catholic
Church building. The E. C. Beck-
ners have been for a good many
years on the Lincoln Burns ranch,
southeast of town. Anton Mocek
Sr. and wife have a home in the
same block with the Catholic
Church. It is the former Jim Bailes
place. Miss Viola Smith or Iowa
Park was with the Farm Home Ad-
ministration here for a good while,
and she doesn't forget easily. The.
Lee Hefners of Rotan still think
about Seymour as home, and they
keep up their home paper. The
Charlie Peeks have been living on
their good Plainview community
place lor a number of years.
Otho Ferrier and family are liv-
ing on the old Ferrier farm just
East of Seymour, and Otho is with
his brothers in a contracting busi-
ness that operates over much of
Texas. Mrs. H. R. McDavid of Fort
A dog may be man's best friend, but'we feel sure that th| electric wall outlet
is woman's best friend. For through it comes the labor saving current to as-
sist in all the household chores. A flip of a switch will flood the house with
light, toast bread, make coffee, cook a meal, wash the dishes, do the laundry
from washing through ironing. And, for a cool, pleasant summer get one of
the new refrigerated oirconditioners . . . cheaper than going to the moun-
tains or sea shore.
Electricity is chcap. The cost per KWH decreases with the larger quantities.
Ask your home-owned power and light company for a quantity rate scale.
City of Seymour
HOMf OWNED POWER AND LIGHT DEPARTMENT
Outstanding Values for
Friday and Saturday Selling!
Fine Cotton — Solid Colors
Navy V Pairs
Sheer and Leg Flattering
Spring Shades | M
Sizes 8'/<» - 10'j pair
Rayon linen casuals, perfect
for wear now and through the
summer. Broken sizes, and
limited choice of colors, but if
your size is here, these suits
are real bargains! Values to
Bright spring prints and
checks in smart, neat styles
that help you look pretty at
home! Broken lots and sizes.
Values to 5.95.
Bright cotton prints and check ginghams in smart neat styles for the young
miss — An outstanding value at 3.98. An outstanding value at —
Cotton plisse—that cool, no-iron fabric, in these full cut, shadow panel
half-slips. Trimmed with 6-inch ruffles of nylon or cotton eyelet. These are
wonderful buys. White only. Sizes: S, M, L.
Neat looking, full cut, plenty of
belt loops. Made of sanforized
army twill, and unconditionally
guaranteed. Tan only.
Regular 2 49 values. Pants:
28-44. Shirts: 14-18.
Short sleeve style in cotton plisse!
Cool and comfortable — and
no ironing! Colorful prints and
solids. Sizes: S M L.
Outfit your boy now for
summer in these nice qual-
ity sport shirts. Nice assort-
ment of patterns.
Sizes 6- 16 LOO
LOWEST PRICES IN YEARS ON
CANNON MUSLIN and PERCALE SHEETS
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Harrison, O. C. The Baylor County Banner (Seymour, Tex.), Vol. 59, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 14, 1955, newspaper, April 14, 1955; Seymour, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth429575/m1/3/: accessed January 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Baylor County Free Library.