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+ Hays Free Press September 13, 2017 COMMUNITY Page 3C + into into a line of skin-care best-sellers. ,Her autobi- tarting with her " Shareholders' insistence that she products, she rented a ography sold more than a '~lhfe savings of five 'rexa$ KJWthousand dollars, small store-front in Dallas million copies and Mary her grown son andnine Hls~olry cease her "silly and frivolous" and opened her doors in Kay On People Manage- employees called"con- by Bartee practice of giving away pink luxury September 1963 ment became required suhants," Mary Kay Ash Halle Rather than resort to reading in the Harvard opened her first cosmet- cars proved to be the last straw the high-pressure tactics Business School. ics store in Dallas on so common with direct- Sept. 13,1963. turned to her mother for and led to Mary Kay buying back sales of tbat day, Mary "Unforgettable Texans" Don't bother looking advice. "You can do it, Kay and her "consultants" is Bartee'sfourth and for the birthplace of the Mary Kay," the woman her company in 1985. let their products sell most recent book. Order famous cosmetics queen would say, encouraging themselves. The result your autographed copy on any map or even inwords that her daughter was sales of $34,000 in today by mailing a check the Texas Almanac. The would always live by.Mary Kay's three mar-retired at the early age a mere three and a half for $28.80 to "Bartee small community of Hot Mary Kay graduated riages ended are murky of 44 to write a survival months and $200,000 that Halle, "P.O. Box 130011, Wells disappeared de-from a Houston high at best. Several versions manual for other women initial year. By the end of Spring, TX 77389. cades ago but not before school in 1934, a month suggest both parties based upon her expert- the second year, sales had leaving behind a heck of after her sixteenth birth- agreed to the parting, ences, soared to $800,000 with a story, day. She scraped together but one has her husband One memorable morn- an army of 3,000 consul- ] While drilling for oil in enough cash to attend a running off with another ing she sat down at her tents. Toxas Crossword nor west .i Coun wc,ass sat ni wom u onhi re urn tc e t.,etom e o Abi be,iever n e . /' in 1904, wildcatters lost versity of Houston before to civilian life in the late lists on a)ellow legal pad. power of incentives, their bit down the deep dropping out the next1930s. The first were the good Mary Kay rewarded her / ~/ hole. They never found year to get married. The single mother things she had seen in the outstanding consultants the expensive cuttingMary Kay was barely stuck with door-to-door business world, and the with diamond bee pins, tool but did discover the out of her teens and the sales but switched from second were everything lavish vacations and ulti- artesian well that kept mother of three, whenencyclopedias to house- that, to put it charitably, mately the pink Cadillacs " ~ the Houston Hot Well her husband joined wares and cleaning sup- could be improved, that were an eye-catching Sanitarium open for half the army. One day sheplies with Stanley Home Looking over the lisW~ sight on Dallas freeways. a century, found her calling quite by Products. However, init suddenly dawned onAfter Mary Kay took It was in the town that accident, when a door- spite of her remarkable Mary Kay that she hadthe company public in sprang up around thisto-door salesman maderecord, she was denied created a feasible plan 1968, she grew increas- L Texas Crossword, frompage 2CJ "hot springs" resort that her a tempting offer. If the recognition, raises for a "dream company"ingly disenchanted with Mary KathlynWagner she could sell ten sets of and promotions that were staffed mainly by work- having to answer to the was born in 1918. Her. encyclopedias, he would rightfully hers all because ing women with families, shareholders. Their insis- childhood was challeng- give her a set for free. of her gender. "Why am I theorizing tence that she cease her 8ud0ku S01uti011 ing, to say the least. With The company's top The term "glass ceiling" about a 'dream com- "silly and frivolous" prac- 8 7 6 ~_~ ~ 4i 2 i3 her mother waiting tables producers were expected had yet to be coined,pany'?" she asked herself, tice of giving away pink ~9 -1 5 7~16~i ~ 5-[[~ 14 hours a day to support to sell ten sets in three but Mary Kay bumped "Why don't I just start luxury cars proved to be -4 5 3 ~:[~ii ~i619i 1 the family, the young girl months. Mary Kay ac- her head on it again and one?" the last straw and led to 3 ~ '~ i5~ had to clean, cook and complished that feat in a again at Stanley and later Besides a plan, Mary Mary Kay buying back~ ~ ~ ~9 care for her sickly father, day and a halt Working at World Gift, where she Kay also needed a prod- her company in 1985.~ ~F812- who had tuberculosis,part-time while her kids moved in 1952. Fed upuct. She found that in Prior to her passing'7i619 I~:1!~ ~1 1 [315 Mary Kay did all that were in school, she sold with the repeat offense the skin softener she had on Thanksgiving Day 3~ ~ and went to school like $25,000 worth of encyclo- of men she had trained been buying for years2001, the most successful ~ [_8J4 ~ ~ . any other youngster pedias in just six months, being promoted over her from the daughter of a businesswoman of the .... her age. Whenever it The circumstances at double the salary, she hide tanner. Turning the post-WWII generation Sudoku Puzzle, got to be too much, she under which the first of called it quits in 1962 and tanner's secret formula found time to write three from page 2C I Buda, Texas 15300 S. IH-35 312-1615 .ff FARMER | DEBBIE THAMES, AGENT [251 N. FM 162~.Bldg. 2. Ste. C. Buda.Texas 78610 312-1917 ,~ 203 Railroad Street STORE -~ - :;- - : ~ U~-: ~ .I ! - Faith Assembly of God St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church 1030 Main St.. Buda 725 RR 967, 9uda The Co~on Ghumh St. Stephen's Episcopal Church 1235 S. Loop 4. Buda Rrst Baptist Church-BudaRR 3237 (Wimbedey Rd.), Kyle 104Soft Morass St., Buda Antioch Commurdty Church St. Alban's Episcopal Church Old Black Colony Rd., Buda 11019' IH-35 South Complet~ & Pedected Faith Chumh ;F;~--. ,_-_ . " _, Tdolas~Cafeteda, FM150.Kyle Kingdom Untted Chrlstlah Church Kingdom Hall Of Jetlovah's Witnesses 100 Madison Way. IBuda -, FM 2770. Kyle Your Hometown McDonald's ~lsion Fellowahlp Church MDould's el= Bud" Jehovah's Witnesses South 200 San Mamos Street. Buda / 15359 IH-35, Ste. B SOU~ BaptiMCIlUl~h 10802 Manehaca Rd;. Maneheca lRo Box 1364, Buda, TX 78610 ~20 TumersvgieP,d, Cr~:;Imoor New CovenaofCommunity Chdroh / S12.312-Z383 1019 Main Street, Buds / Locally owned and operated Marmhaea Baptist Church ~ (in Dance Unlimited) ~k by Jimmy and Cindi Ferguson i'm Iovin' it~j Lowden Lane & FM 1626 Uvlng Word Lutheran ELCA VeHliOal Chepal " Immenual Baptist ClauCh Kyle2315 FM 967. Buda 801 FM 1626 (Elm Grove Bem.), Buda 4000 E~ FM 150/4 m es east ofGood Shepherd Ministries ~'~ R A Folaltahi Of Ufe Church 302 M lion|urn Dr, , OSEBROCK I Mg0, od, I Redeeming Graoe Lutheran LCMS Ch~ch at Plum Cr / VETERINARY CI,INIC FM1626&Mar~hiteaP~l.,Manehaea ov~lllP3oGrai~Stre.at2770. Ky L 2325 FM 967 312-0701 ~ l[hlptlst Church of Driftwood TheWel Word of Ufe Christian Faith Center 13540 FM 150W. ~ Bud~ ' 118 Tfl~Orive. Buda (Lo~ ~ Santa Cmz Catholic Church ~ Per Fellowship 70~kFlllkit~Lane, Kyle /W.e~ 1100 Main Street, Buda Buda United Methodist Church Tdnlty~ Of -- fit. Anthony Marie Claret Church San Mamos & Elm St., Buda1 ~ 21, 801 N. Burleson, ~yle | NEWS -LETTERS .OBffS I St. Mlcheers Catholic Church Kyle United Mett~dist Chumh i " /CALENDAR -PHOTO GALLERY [ S. Old Spantsh Trail, Uhtand Sledge & Lookhart St., Kyle ~ Journey United Methodist MislOn ~ ~ de Oraoion New Ufe Christian Church [ 310 San A~onio Dr., Buda , S, HWy. 81, Kyle 2315 FM 967, Buda i NeWsctenceUfe HaltSanctua~/E emen~ar~ Kyla ii, i Imal a case ae =o, st Chu /~ ,. ,;~: : i ~.i~,~ ~;; "~16~[~t~LQ~d;~j~Green Postures Dr,. Kyle Manchae~7206 CreedmOOrunited MethodistRd" Creedmoorchurch ,~1510 Bebee Rd Buda-Kyle Church of Christ 70 FM 1626 & Manchaca Rd., Manchaca el. Jofm a Presbyterian Church 12420 Hewftt I.~., Manchaca 33 mites south of Buda on FM 27 Driftwood U;lited Methodist Church I Southern Hills Church 'of Chdst RR 150 at County Road 170 First Prssbytedan Church 3740 FM 967, Buda 410 W. Hut~Nson. San Ma~t:os. TX 78666 TEXAS LEHIGH CEMENT CO. LP CENTEX MATERIALS LLC FM 2770. Buda. Texas 295-4801 FOUNTAIN OF I- Tr Buda United Methodist Church ~ ~$outhern Hills Church of Christ I I ~ 1 A non-denominational church [ I / / *Tradit~nal Worship ~Worship Centerl 9 a m sEand wn teachm I Sunday School (all ages) 1000am II IV, "'I~M mu" lifegi " ~gteaching! Ill t~"-- - : Bantist Church --~'~ .o.. we.s.C., u., II I[ ; , .:;~3~ll HI lit I *lnformalWorship(Chapel)-ll a.m. r ~ Sunday 9:00am BibleClass 11 [~ I ~['~I.I LocatedlblockoffFM2001at HI tl I I1~~:~ 302 Millennium Dr., Kylel Texas II/lul Wednesday Evening (Chapel)-6:30 p.m. 9'30am 0assicSer~.e ' I lO:0Oa~Worship II~~ (MfllenniumDrivei .............. d> II/ ~l *On Sth Sundays ..... duct ........ ""'"'" . 6:00pm Worship 1045am 0ntem ser~e I I ~1 HI I at 10 a.m. with special music. IU',t~3 am, p0rary Wednesday 7:00pm Bible Class II ~..,o...,,~............... y .... HI i, H Services I .~ ,, ,~ [ Visit II/ Rev. 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