[News Script: Secret Club Goes Out of Business] Part: 1 of 4
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SECRET CLUB GOES OUT OF BUSINESS
One of Fort Worth's most exclusive clubs goes out
of business. It's burned to the ground. So
exclusive was it that it had only four members
--all the friends of the club's owner and
president, 12-year-old Merry Lu Mines. Merry Lu
built the club this summer behind her Meadowbrook
* residence -- a two-story clubhouse made from
scrap lumber supplied by her dad and some old
rugs supplied by her mother. With the club
a portion of the neighbor's back fence. The club
was a secret society -- so secret it didn't have
a name. And membership was limited to four
because- that's all the clubhouse could
CROWD OF KIDS
Merry Lu, surrounded by camera-conscious friends,
says there's really no loss --exluding, of course.
the fence. She says there's nothing to do but to
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Secret Club Goes Out of Business], item, October 25, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc333637/m1/1/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.