Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 78, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 1, 1960 Page: 6 of 10
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Pausing with the Champion Chain Saw Ctittors Of MW Texas
Porartry Exposition, Lynda displays tha open friendliness which
makes har likad by both young and old.
Gfapses Into The Life
Of The TFE Queen Sylvial
As tha Hnw draw* naar. Oct. M.
lor the Second Annual Tex** For-
estry Exposition to be staged In
Livingston, a glimpse Into the life
of TFE Queen Sylvia 1 — Miss
Lynda Smith of Livingston — can
be had via the pictures and Infor-
mation on this page.
As the Forestry Queen's retghn
approaches its dose and the time
Is near when Queen Sylvia II will
be chosen. Miss Smith has written
the following open letter:
"To: Hon. Clyde Thompson,
President, Texas Forestry Asso-
ciation; and Mr Lee B Zeagler,
General Chairman, Second An-
nual Texas Forestry Exposition.
"This year has been n most
wonderful one for me In October
I relinquish ray crown to the se-
cond Queen Sylvia of the Texas
Furrastry Exposition, but the new
experiences I have had, UW know-
ledge f have gained In forestry, the
priceless friendships I have made,
and the hopes I have built for the
woe* of the foresters — not only
in Tent, but in all forest grass
the moat wonderful yean at my I
"I hope each of you wtU join 1
Smokey' and me In saying. Let s
keep Texas grssn and watch it [
Lynda Lee Smith j
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In connection with this year's!
Exposition staged by the PoUc I
County Chamber at Commerce tat
cooperation with the Teams Fane*
try Association, Governor price
Daniel again proclaimed the week
of the KhMeMioa. October 241. a *
Forestry Week In Texae.
The TFE was an outstanding I
success In IMS* when It was pW
sented fcr Uw first time, end this!
second exposition is Mxjwctod.to
Iw even mors MWOStsful because of
Tbs first Annual Tritoa. Fuses-
try Exposition which was held
Oct. 22 through H, IMP. wqs design-
dot up the economic impor- j
«l to point up the economic t .
my cherished memories
"Another year has passed lit our
efforts to keep Texas green MgqL
program has been mad*, but M
thpra la •till go ranch work to b»
done. Bo many Anwrlegtw use our
forests each year and so many of
them take our forests tar granted.
They are aware at the fact that
they are there to uw, both eco-
nomically and rec
they do not stop
each Otm at
*n<J fP rm happy to have had
• M ‘n tb« new pace tb£.
1* hdlng rat in the field of cbnaMw
vallft£u|r hibstry I want to say
Ih ■» you* lo some of the graodf
est people In the-wprid fra one of
ABLe Auwt . . •
'A ^ ^^ knmga brail*
> in the study
hqve no kno^afM,braille. go-
ing to ttft American Founda-
for the Bland. '.>■
Can Use If
*1 Alan Moor
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 19SQ
isstl Silvia I, of the Texae Forestry Expojitlon, is 21 year old Mijs Lynda Lee Smith, of Livingston, Texas, daughter of Mr. and Mre.
Tsm 1, Smith. She ie S’ 2” tall, waighe 105 pounds, and has brown hair and blue eyes. Lynda has spent her entire life in this Eaet Teats
town at the edge of the “Plneywoodi.” She attended Livingston High School where she was Editor of the school paper, Class Beauty, •
member of the band and of the girls’ besketbell team, and maintained an "A” average scholastically. She was chosan Rotary Club
Sweetheart Mist Merry Christmas, Homecoming Duche.ss, and Duchess to the Dogwood Festival in Woodville, Texas. Lynda Is also vary
activg itmhbar at tha First Baptist Church.
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Mr. Clyde Thompson, President of the Texas Forestry Association,
escorts Queen Silvia I to her throne after having crowned her
official queen of the vast 11.5 million acres of East Texas commer-
ical forest lands at the First Annual Texas Forestry Exposition
held at the Polk County Fairgrounds, Livingston, Texas.
In privata life Queen Silvia I, as Lynda Smith, is a Senior Elemen-
tary Education major at Sam Houston State College in Huntsville,
where she commutes daily the approximately 40 miles between
Livingston and Huntsville. Lynda will finish in May of 1961, and
plans to teach .after graduation. She completed her Junior College
, »* Jacksonville Baptist College in Jacksonville, Texas, where
she w4* a member of the College Choir, a Cheerleader, a class
officer, and All-College Beauty both years.
Queen Silvia (Lynda Smith) and “Smokey" attended the annual
FoTrat2rti°nh.rath? Gu|f State» Secti0n 0f the Society of American
Foresters held at the Hotel Bently, Alexandria, Louisiana. Tha
vs&stsstftrars af as
of American Foresters—Charles A. Connaughton, President of the
Society on her right, and Henry Clepper, Executive Secretary of
the Society on her left.
Paul Bttnyan, Smokey the Bear, and Queen Silvia I welcomed visitors te the First Annual Texas Forestry Exposition held in Livingston,
Texae. The three day exposition was watched over by the towering reproduction of the famous Father of Forestry, Paul Bunyan, who
stood some 20 feet high and weighed approximately 550 lbs. , '
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Dove, Billy C. Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 78, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 1, 1960, newspaper, September 1, 1960; Livingston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth762937/m1/6/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Livingston Municipal Library.