This Week in Canton History

March 16, 1961-Tires Stolen Last Thursday Morning in Grand Saline – Theft of 14 large truck tires was reported to County authorities by C&R trucking firm of Grand Saline last Thursday morning about 1:30 o’clock. The tires six 10.00x20 were taken from the Grand Saline firm hauling salt from Morton’s Salt Company. Sheriff J.W. Burnett reported Wednesday morning that his office has a good lead on the culprits.

The children of W. J. McCaffity will honor him on his 93rd birthday with open house Sunday, March 19, at his home in the Dawson community. His friends are invited to call during the hours of 2 to 5 p.m.

Monday, March 13, the Rural Letter Carriers Association and Auxiliary of Van Zandt County met for their quarterly meeting the Canton Café with 16 members present. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Chesser of Grand Saline, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Wilson of Wills Point, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Blackwell and Mr. and Mrs. John Veazey of Ben Wheeler, Mr. Mrs. W. S. Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sneed, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Vick and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Vick of Canton.

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