The 1960 Monarch
Year Book of Blooming Grove School
Navarro County Texas


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Front Cover

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Inside Cover - Left

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Inside Cover - Right

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Title Page

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The Monarch Staff – Editor
Jo Carolyn Cox, Asst. Editor Nancy Hatley, Bus. Manager Emma Thompson, Asst. Bus. Manager Pat Woodland, Class Editor Jane McGraw, Asst., Class Editor Jo McGraw, Sports Editor Jimmy McClure, Co. Sports Editor Darrell Northern, Snapshot Editor Richard Hinkle, Co. Snapshot Editor, Henry, Grimmett, Club Editor Carolyn Dugan, Co. Club Editor Barbara Raley, Society Editor Myrtle Fuller, Co. Society Editor Wanda Dozier, Publicity Editor, Carolyn Armstrong

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Dedication –
Mrs. Mary Ann McSpadden

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Senior Group Picture

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Fly Page - Faculty

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Grady A. Finch Jr.

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Grady A. Finch Jr., High School Principal Ralph Dean Vinson, Grade School Principal W. A. Haden, Coach and Math Bobby Doyle Tipping, Commercial Mrs. Billy Gillen, English Mrs. G. E. Ramsey Sr., Agriculture Ralph Page, Mathematics Mrs. J. O. McSpadden, Science W. P. Orme

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8th Grade
Miss Beatrice Price, Jr. Hi. Teacher Miss Ollie Campbell, 5th Grade Mrs. J. L. Cox, 4th Grade Mrs. Hollis Pitts, 3rd Grade Mrs. J. U. Page, 2nd Grade Mrs. Billy Butler, 1st Grade Mrs. R. Worsham, Music Teacher Mrs. Lula Westbrook, Librarian Mrs. Ruby Thornton, Homemaking Miss Opal Allmon

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Fly Page - Classes

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The Senior Class Officers – President
Eldon Hiler, Vice President Darrell Northern, Secretary Jane McGraw, Treasurer Darlene Farmer, Reporter Nancy Hatley

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Seniors –
Carolyn Armstrong, Barbara Coker, Jo Carolyn Cox, Wanda Dozier, Carolyn Dugan, Bobby Ellis

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Seniors –
Darlene Farmer, Myrtle Fay Fuller, James D. Garrison, Henry Grimmett, Judy Haden, Nancy Hatley

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Seniors –
Eldon Hiler, Richard Hinkle, Jimmy McClure, Jane McGraw, Glenda Jo McGraw, Linda “Sis” McGraw

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Seniors –
Darrell Northern, Barbara Raley, Emma Thompson, C. L. Ward, Bobby Warren, Jean (Brister) Whitten, Pat Woodland

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Junior Class Officers – President
Robert Drain, Vice President Joe “Buddy” McGraw, Sec. & Treas. Adelaide McCormick, Reporter Carolyn Ward

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Juniors –
Patricia Barham, Billy Dan Bell, Elaine Blair, Martin DeRusha, Robert Drain, Susie Franklin, Nellie Fuller, Wanda Harris, Linda Mahone, Jimmie Ann Jones

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Juniors –
Mary Ann Cagle, Johnnie Daniel, Jon DeRusha, Polly Grounds, Don Hale, Jimmy Hall, Dan Hampton, Adelaide McCormick, Joe “Buddy” McGraw, Carol McSpadden

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– Gerald McSpadden, Ralph McSpadden, Jimmy Page, Lyndon Parks, James Raley, Sharon Rasco, Rebecca Richardson, Peggy Stone, Jerry Thompson, Carolyn, Ward, Charles Warren, Patsy Worsham

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Sophomore Class Officers – President
Jimmy Nicholson, Vice President Edd Hill, Sec. & Treas. Sue Farmer, Reporter Jody Owen

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Sophomores –
Katherine Armstrong, Walter Arnett, Jerry Bell, Betty Bramall, Betty Coker, Ray Ellis, Sue Farmer, Larry Green, Jimmy Haden, Don Helms

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Sophomores –
Edd Hill, William Jock, Raymond McGraw, Jimmy Nicholson, Mary North, Jo Carolyn Owen, Johnny Pattison, Jimmy Pinales, Eddie Rhodes, Roger Seely, Janice Vest

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Freshman Class Officers – President
Lavonne Fitzgerald, Vice President Billy Tipping, Sec. & Treas. Joyce Minatra, Reporter Robert “Junior” Luther

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Freshmen –
Brenda Allen, Billy Bell, Walter Biggar, Sarah Britton, Terry Brown, Carolyn Bryant, Carolyn Carroll, Lee Roy Ewing, Jackie Farish, Lavonne Fitzgerald, David Frederick

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Freshmen –
Garland Gantt, Jill Haden, Joe Helms, Robert “Junior” Luther, Patsy Melton, Patricia Miller, Carolyn Minafee, Patsy Minafee, Joyce Minatra, Clyde Needham

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– Tommy Northern, Olga Pinales, Sue Richards, Linda Slater, Melba Staggs, Ronnie Stewart, Billy Tipping, Betty Whitener, Marcus Williams, Charles Worsham

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Snapshots – Top Left- Football Captain
Richard Hinkle, Football Sweetheart Carolyn Dugan, Football Captain Jimmy Garrison Top Right-Richard Hinkle gearing up, Middle Left Football Starting Line-up, Bottom Right Football Captains Jimmy Garrison and Richard Hinkle, Bottom Left- Football Team in action

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Fly Page - Grades

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Junior High Officers – Eighth Grade, President
Stan Dugan, Vice President Ronald Hollingsworth, Sec. & Treas. Mike Drain , Reporter Pat Seely, Seventh Grade, President Eddie Page, Vice President Hugh Nicholson, Sec. Linda Reid, Treas. Bill Gillen, Reporter Sandy McClure

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Eighth Grade -
Patsy Boyd, Sue Britton, Marsha Childress, George Ann Drain, Mike Drain, Stan Dugan, Dwayne Grounds, David Haden, Gayle Hobbs, Doug Holliefield, Ronald Hollingsworth, Kenneth Jock, Danny Jones, Danny Mahone, Doris McGraw, Mack McGraw, Sherry Meadows, Oda Lee Minefee, Tommy Nevill, Gloria Phillips, Jimmy Richey, Patrick Seely, Sharon Watkins, Jimmy Stewart, Ray Whitener

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Seventh Grade –
Mary Anderson, Patsy Barham, Donald Boyd, Bobby Brown, Judy Burleson, Barbara Collier, Jane Garrison, Bill Gillen, Pat Green, Linda Hall, Toni Humphries, Sandy McClure, Donny Minefee, Johnny Minefee, Barbara Morgan, Hugh Nicholson, Benny Northern, Eddie Page, Delores Pinales, Linda Reid, Marguerite Rhodes, Pat Scales, Jo Ann Tipping, Carlos Warren, Gary Watkins, Kay Watson, Wanda Whitener, Bonnie Whitfield

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Sixth Grade –
Jane Armstrong, Ruby Boyd, Maggie Boyd, Polly Bramall, Betty Brown, Marilyn Bryant, Bill Carroll, Jerry Carroll, Charles Collier, Verlan Ewing, Jimmy Fuller, Judy Green, Royce Haggard, Danny Jones, Ronald Lynch, Fleta Maires, Gary McGraw, John McGraw, Brenda Minze, Dan Nicholson, Tommy North, Eusevia Ortega, Cynthia Otwell, Joyce Phillips, Diane Ragan, Ross Rhodes, Paulette Raley, Ronnie Stevenson, Jerry Taylor, David Tipping, Dean Vinson, Donna Warren, Don Whitener, Phyllis Williams

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Fifth Grade –
Jo Ann Armstrong, Willie Arnett, Vickie Barham, Michael Carroll, Gerald Cobb, LaVonne DeRusha, Peggy Farmer, Tommy Gantt, Michael Garrison, Lloyd Gillen, Judy Kitchens, Sherry Mahone, Linda Minefee, Jan Northern, Danny Patterson, Clark Putman, Brenda Raley, Lou Richards, Tommy Richie, Glenda Trussell

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Fourth Grade –
Jackie Armstrong, Jo Drain, Carolyn Dycus, Susan Eddlemon, Dean Fuller, Marsha Gaines, Sandra Garner, Gale Gillen, Dale Haws, Tina Humphries, Melissa McCormick, Bobby Mitchell, Jerry Morgan, John Nicholson, Jeanne Owens, Mitchell Owens, John Phillips, Doris Putman, Shirlene Rasco, Janis Rhodes, Linda Ryno, Roland Southard, John Sparlin, Marilyn Springer, Donnie Stevenson, Ricky Sykes, Steve Tipping, Nona Vest, Linda Watson, Linda Whitener

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Third Grade –
Ann Anderson, Jackson Armstrong, David Armstrong, Jim Bob Barham, Michael Barham, Barbara Boswell, Carol Bramall, Richard Dycus, Gary Grounds, Jack Haden, Deborah Harrell, Gloria Jock, Gloria Lopez, Richard Lopez, David Page, Donnie Patterson, Linda Phillips, Sue Phillips, Kay Reid, Jane Slater, Arnold Smith, Donna Stewart, Freddie Warren, Susan Warren, Kay Wilson

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Second Grade –
Beverly Armstrong, Charlie Boyd, Frankie Boydston, Kenneth Brooks, Marguerita Ferrer, Mary Ferrer, Billy Ford, Cindy Fultz, Donna Gaines, Karen Garrison, Kenneth Haws, Margie Lopez, David Miller, Pat Nevill, Carol North, Michael Raley, Teresa Slater, Dale Vinson

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First Grade –
Mike Adams, Gary Armstrong, Lois Armstrong, Cathy Barham, Larry Boswell, Buster Bramall, Danny Brown, Dennis Bryant, Mary Carroll, John Dycus, Mary Fuller, Allen Lewis, Larry Loper, Emelia Lopez, Lupe Lopez, Dennis Melton, Johnny Mindez, James Minefee, Craig Page, Gary Patterson, Donna Phillips, Eddy Putman, Jimmy Putman, Carol Richards, Jennifer Seely, Dwayne Smith, Linda Smith, Jo Ann Ward, Margie Watson

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Fly Page - Athletics

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Football - Head coach
Ralph Dean Vinson, Ass’t Coach Bobby Tipping, Football Captains Richard Hinkle and Jimmy Garrison, Managers Danny Mahone, Dan Hampton, Stan Dugan

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Football Team
– Eldon Hiler, Darrell Northern, Jimmy McClure, Bobby Warren, Richard Hinkle, Jimmy Garrison, Bobby Ellis, C. L. Ward, Lyndon Parks

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Football Team –
Billy Bell, Jimmy Hall, Ralph McSpadden, Don Hale, Edd Hill, Jimmy Nicholson, Jimmy Haden, Walter Arnett, Ray Ellis

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Football Team –
Roger Seely, Jimmy Pinales, Terry Brown, Charles Worsham, Tommy Northern, Walter Biggar, Billy Tipping, Jackie Farish, Robert “Junior” Luther

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Cheerleaders –
Jane McGraw, Patsy Worsham, Pat Woodland, Becky Richardson, Betty Coker
Drummers –
Carolyn Bryant, Glenda Jo McGraw, Wanda Harris, Jimmie Ann Jones, Jo Carolyn Cox
Flag Bearers –
Nellie Fuller, Lavonne Fitzgerald, Jodie Owens

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Pep Squad, Head Cheerleader
Pat Woodland

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Girls Basketball Team – Co-Captains
Linda “Sis” McGraw and Barbara Coker, Coach Bobby Doyle Tipping

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Boys Basketball Team – Co-Captains
Lyndon Parks and Eldon Hiler, Coach Bobby Doyle Tipping

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Jr. High Football –Coach
Bobby Doyle Tipping
Jr. High Pep Squad –Sponser
Miss Beatrice Price
Jr. High Boys’ Basketball –Coach
Mr. Bobby Doyle Tipping
Jr. High Girls’ Basketball –Coach
Miss Beatrice Price

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Fly Page - Personalities

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Who’s Who and Why –
Jo Carolyn Cox, Billy Dan Bell, Pat Woodland, Lyndon Parks, Carolyn Dugan, Billy Tipping, Jimmy Nicholson, Sue Farmer, Darrell Northern

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Who’s Who and Why –
Richard Hinkle, Jimmie Jones, C. L. Ward, Jody Owens, Eldon “Bubba” Hiler, Patsy Worsham, Carolyn Carroll, Jimmy Garrison, Jane McGraw

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Football Sweetheart
Carolyn Dugan, Co-Captains Richard Hinkle and Jimmy Garrison

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F.F. A. Sweetheart
Jane McGraw

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Lions Club Good Citizens –
Roger Seely, Bobby Ellis, Billy Dan Bell, James Raley, Darrell Northern, C. L. Ward, Jimmy Nicholson, Henry Grimmett, Robert Drain

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Mr. Leap Year
Darrell Northern, His Court , His Entertainers

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Queen of High School
Darlene Farmer

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D.A.R. Good Citizen
Nancy Hatley

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Youth Fair Queen Candidate
Wanda Dozier, All Dist. Football Boys Jimmy Garrison, Jimmy McClure, Richard Hinkle, Eldon “Bubba” Hiler, C. L. Ward, Homemaker of Tomorrow Carolyn Armstrong, Future Teachers Jane McGraw, Carolyn Dugan, Carolyn Armstrong, Best Costumes Nancy Hatley and Richard Hinkle

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Most Representative Boy
Darrell Northern, Most Representative Girl Carolyn Dugan

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Freshman Favorites –
Carolyn Bryant and Terry Brown

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Sophomore Favorites –
Sue Farmer and Jimmy Nicholson

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Junior Favorites –
Patsy Worsham and Lyndon Parks

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Senior Favorites –
Judy Carolyn Haden and C. L. Ward

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Senior Christmas Costume Party – First Place Cleopatra
Nancy Hatley and Romeo Richard Hinkle

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Fly Page - Activities

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B. G. Future Farmers of America At Work and At Play—
C. L. Ward, Ralph Page, Eldon “Bubba” Hiler, Darrell Northern, Jimmy Garrison, Jimmy McClure, Richard Hinkle

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F.F.A. President
Darrell Northern, Jimmy McClure, Eldon “Bubba” Hiler, C. L. Ward, Jimmy Garrison, Richard Hinkle, F. H. A. President Sue Farmer

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Book Finders – Head Librarian
Jane McGraw, Jimmie Ann Jones, Carolyn Ward, Carolyn Armstrong, Adelaide McCormick, Patricia Barham, Nancy Hatley, Darlene Farmer, Nellie Fuller, Elaine Blair, Jean Brister
Lion’s Roar Staff – Editor
Jo Cox, Jimmie McClure, Jane McGraw, Henry Grimmett, Elaine Blair, Nancy Hatley, Darlene Farmer, Pat Woodland, Linda “Sis” McGraw, Barbara Raley, Jo McGraw, Wanda Dozier, Judy Haden, Emma Thompson, Carolyn Dugan, Carolyn Armstrong, Sponsor Wanda Gillen

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Speech Club – President
Jane McGraw, Lavonne Fitzgerald, Myrtle Fuller, Pat Woodland, Carolyn Dugan, Carolyn Armstrong
Choral Club – Pianist
Susie Franklin
Chemistry Club – President
Richard Hinkle, Jo Cox, C. L. Ward, Barbara Raley, Jimmy McClure, Carolyn Armstrong, Henry Grimmett, Teacher W. P. Orme, Carolyn Dugan

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Grade School Coronation – King
Ronald Hollingsworth, Queen Marsha Childress

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High School Coronation – King
Richard Hinkle, Queen Darlene Farmer

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Advertisements – Carroll Hardware
Earl McLain, Glenda Jo McGraw, Richard Hinkle, Pat Woodland

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Advertisements –
Saunders Food Store Pat Woodland, Edd Hill, Carroll Lee Saunders
Kenneth Barham, Mac’s Dairy Bar, Jimmy Page, Joe “Buddy” McGraw, Jo Carolyn Haden, Mr. & Mrs. Fay Looper

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Advertisements – Sinclair Service Station
Jimmie Ann Jones and Jim Fuller, The Blooming Grove Times, Methodist Youth Fellowship

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Advertisements – Quality Food Store , top left picture
Dorsey McGraw, Linda “Sis” McGraw, Jan Northern, Nancy Hatley

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Advertisements – Hubbard Auction Sale –
Doug Magee, Massengale Bros. Service Station – Mr. Massengale, Barbara Coker, Bobby Ellis, Pat Woodland, Emma Thompson, Barbara Raley, Henry Grimmett
Shell’s Dry Goods-Variety –
Carolyn Armstrong, Nellie Fuller, Betty Coker

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Advertisements – First State Bank
Eldon “Bubba” Hiler, Barbara Coker, Dorothy Russell, Elaine Blair

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Advertisements – McCormick Funeral Service, Looney’s Grocery,
Frank Seely & son, Webb’s Studio, The Palace Barber Shop, Swint Huling Grocery Store, Barry Grocery and  Market

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Advertisements – E. O. Barham’s Wholesale Grain and Produce

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Advertisements – Gillen Motors, Grove Gin –
Ralph McSpadden, Dan Hampton, Jack Armstrong

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Advertisements – Magee House-
Adelaide McCormick, Jewel Magee

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Advertisements – R. S. High Insurance –
Jimmy McClure, Rebecca Richardson
Whorton’s Service Station

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Advertisements – Reid’s Drug Store, Merle’s Beauty Salon, O’Neal Seeds Ltd., Barry Co-op Gin

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Advertisements – Miles Furniture Co, Friendly Beauty Shop, Ruby Hendon’s Shop, Texas Gulf Finance co., I.J.Bogony Butane-Propane service, Navarro County Tractor Co.

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Advertisements – W. M. Forester Chevrolet, Oil City Iron Works, Piggly Wiggly, Corsicana Dr. Pepper Bottling Co.

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Advertisements – Dairy Queen, Builder’s Supply Co. of Corsicana, Maco Moto Co.

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Advertisements – F. C. Stewart Motor Co., Rhoad’s Jewelry Co. , Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

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Advertisements – Norris Beauty Shop, Sanitary Laundry and Cleaners, Harris and Jacobs, Velvet Ice Cream, Whiteselle Brick and Lumber Co.

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Advertisements – State National Bank, Calico Fabric Shops, B.& E. Sporting Center, Harris Lumber Co., Roy’s Café

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Advertisements – White Auto Store, K. Wolens Dept Store, Chuc Wagon, Goodyear, M. E. Evans

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Advertisements – Little Steak House, Ridenour Piano Company, W. M. Cameron Co., J. M. Dyer Company, Bowling Alley

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Advertisements – Texas Power and Light Co., J. C. Penney’s, Golden Bros, Lige Armstrong B.G.Booster

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Advertisements – City Office Supply, Sam Daiches Jewelers, Liquigas

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Advertisements – First National Bank, Mayo’s Office Supply, Sears

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Advertisements – Collin Street Bakery, Taylor’s Studio Glenda Jo McGraw, William and Griffis Gin

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