Irving Daily News from Irving, Texas on October 30, 1958 · Page 58
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Irving Daily News from Irving, Texas · Page 58

Irving, Texas
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Thursday, October 30, 1958
Page 58
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NHW HOUSE--A new house if shown during construction. It was new in 1903 when the picture was taken. FAST TALKER--Otis Brown, right, is shown with auctioneer L ”°ssac^ Cleburne, Captain Hossack auctioned oft the first lots to be sold in Irving. One of the old paper* reported that‘‘he (Hossack) has sold more dirt than any men in Ttoue.” 7 Thursday, October 30, 1958 IRVING NEWS RECORD P«■• 5 Present Day Irving Offers Wide Variety Of Recreation Facilities '•«enter Park, shaded by pig mtic oak and pecan trees is the scene of many family gatherings and parties. Offering a variety of entertainment for the children, the restful area is bounded on the west and south by scenic Delaware Creek, and on the north by the municipal swimming pool and the busy Youth /Center. , . In addition tB Seneer Park, several play parks, providing playground equipment and baseball diamonds are dotted around in the sur- burban areas. The swimming pool which opens May 17 is a popular pastime for Irving's young people, as is the beautiful Youth Center which af fords planned recreation for teen-agers the year around. An extension program of the YMCA has met with enthusiastic response from Irvingites of all age levels A program of youth activi­ ties.includes baseball, basketball, horseback riding and good fellowship. The ladies have just completed a Slimnastics course which was so beneficial that they are clamoring for a repeat, which is scheduled in May. YMCA sponsored swim classes are also on the summer agenda. Two fine country clubs also offer facilities for recreation and en- tertainment , the Irving Country Club and the Shangri La Club. Fine lidtng horses and instruction is offered at West B’gins Ranch and Varner Shangri La Stables. The Irving Roller Rink operated by Mr. 8t Mrs. W, E. Richardson is a favorite spot for numerous church groups and birthday celebrations. The Irving Theater offers a summer matinee each Wednesday and the 183 Drive-In has facilities for the comfort and convenience of all age groups. Hans Smith, owner of the theaters calendars all of the most wanted features almost before they are off the downtown Dallas screens. One of the newest and most talked-about events is the KLIF-Civitan Teen-Age Club which meets each Saturday 1 a vorite entertainers and disc jockeys are guest artisEs. Dance contests highlight the activities and winners are rewarded with record albums. AIRMAN BENNY J. CASTER. son of Martin E. Caster d 214 W. Shady Grove, Irving« Tex., has completed his ini- tail course of Air Farce basic military training here. He has been selected to attend the technical training school for Aircraft Missile Maintenance at Chanute. AFFi 111. Airman Caster atfended Irving High School. CUSTOM BUILT HOMES -ti#. L.L. POST CONSTRUCTION CO ou’ll love living in Irving LET US HELP YOU WITH THE PIANNING AND FINANCING OF YOUR HOME .... • 1 and 2 story homes • Wall to Wall carpets 0 Controlled heat • All electric kitchen • Patio • 3 to 5 bedroom bricks • Wood burning fireplace • Air conditioning • Near School & Shopping Center ins» 2536 Wells 210 W. IRVJNG BLVD. WE TAKE TRADES BL3-1714

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