The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on February 13, 1964 · Page 2
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February 13, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 2

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Atomic Weapons Fire Possible Firemen Told How to or k With Explosiues ^ r . $ . . -J- ' * if 1 Wellington firemen ,•,received two nights of Instruction in explosives and how to combat their hazards on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27 and 28, by two members of the 61st Ordnance Detachment (Exiposives Disposal) Fort iSill, Okla. They were Sp./5 Jerry L, Loux and Sp./5 Frank B. Hornbaker, who gave instruction on the -proper way of reporting unexploded hazard^ — such as bombs, mines, shells, hand grenades, dynamite, blasting caps and any other potentially dangerous materials. On tihe first evening, approximately 50 Cub Scouts visited the meeting, said Buster Hughs, assistant fire chief. The course covered identification of explosive ordnance, explosives, homemade bombs, nuclear weapons fire fighting, and reporting of all explosive items. The instruction was one of a continuing series of classes taught year-round by tjie 61st throughout all the Texas Panhandle, Texas north of Dallas and Oklahoma west of Tulsa, In their instruction the second night, the men pointed out that all SAC planes flying over this area 1 are loaded witin ic weapons. The Wellington firemen were told what to do in case one of these planes should crash near here. There is no danger of an atomic explosion, they were told and while there would be some danger from radiation in the immediate area, it would not 'be danger from fall-out. Loux and Hornibeck explained how to handle such a. fire and how to identify the presence of atomic weapons by the color of the blaze, smoke, etc. "Any time anyone thinks he has found a bomb or other explosive and wants someone to come look at it, he should contact the fire department an<] we will call in these men of the explosives disposal unit at Fort Sill. They will come take Texas Tops Russia in Road Building AUSTIN. — Khrushchev's "We'll bury you" sboast draws yawns at the Texas Highway Department Fifty per cent more new highway miles were opened to traffic -in Texas in the pas' fiscal year than was built in all of the Soviet Union during 1963. The Highway Departmen says a total of 977 miles o: new highways were added tc the Texas transportation net work during fiscal 1963. This compares to just 620 new high way miles for Russia 1 this year according to the publication "Highway Research Abstracts. care of it," Hughs said. In 1963 a total of 348 incidents were reported through- ut the Gist's area, most of them having been reported by civilians. Persons knowing of any tern of an explosive nature .hould contact local fii'e or >po- ice departments rather than risk an explosion by disturbing -he item by bringing it in. "We'd like people to leave an tern where it is. We'll come to ixamine it,"'said Sp/5 Hom- jakei*. Sp,/6 iLoux recalled that, un,il recently, a Tulsa dentist lad used a Civil War Cannon )ail as a door-stop, thinking t was solid iron. A fireman who had been ti'aincd by the 61st urged him to have it checked. Twelve pounds of black powder were drained ;rom the "door-stop." Disarmed and returned to its owner, the cannon ball is now safe. THE CARDINAL Tom Tryon stars in the title role of "The Cardinal," in the Otto Preminger production for Columbia Pictures release showing at the Ritz Theatre in Welling- tion Sunday thru Tuesday in Panavision and Technicolor. Romy Schneider and Carol Lynlay are others in the stellar cast. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, February 13, 1964 FFA President Tells Meaning of Organization By Benny Mays, President Texas Association, FFA To me, the FFA has meant a richer, fuller, and more meaningful life. Through the FFA I have developed by God-given abilities and found many new talents. Serving an organization and being of help to others (has been one of my greatest satisfactions. The FFA has taught me the art of cooperation, the meaning of responsibility, and the value of thrift^ In general, the FFA has helped me to become a more mature individual. I ibelieve that the FFA can do more toward developing an in-dividual than any organization with which I have come in contact. Its framework offers a constant challenge to the interested mamber with activities ranging from the local to the national level. A place in the Future Farmers of America organization awaits any ambitious and progressive individual. Almost five years ago I was inspired to take advantage of the opportunities in this great organization. It was then that I met James Prewitt, then the State President. James .possessed many of the virtues thai someday I wanted to obtain. Ironically, I now find myselJ holding the same office. As ] try to meet its responsibilities my admiration grows for al the past State Presidents. I only hope that I can Influence one boy in this state as James Prewitt influenced me. I would then know that I had caused someone to become deeply indebted to the FFA. Yes, the FFA has meant everything to me. The contacts, travel, speaking experiences, and inspiration that I have received have been of immeasurable value. I am sure thai} today, tomorrow, and "always, I will consider it a privilege and an honor to say "I am a Future Farmer of America." May I toe equal to the challenge that it offers. Small Wire May Cause Trouble With Appliances Wiring of too small size may be the reason for trouble with farm equipment and home appliances. Too-small wire causes loss of voltage, which can cause a loss in light output, a loss in heating efficiency, an increase in the energy required by electric motors and an increase in the heating of motor windings. Does BLADDER IRRITATION MAKE YOU NERVOUS? Alter 21, common Kidney or Bladder Irritations affect twice *• many women M men and mar make you tense and nervous from too frequent, burnfftg or Itching urination both day and night. Secondarily, you may lose deep and suffer from Headaches, Backache and feel old, tired, depressed. In such Irritation, OYBTEX usually brings fast, relaxing comfort by curbing irritating germs in strong, acid urine and by anoleeale pain relief. Get OTSTEX at druggist*. Feel better fa*t. Looking for more car for the money ? most85 Sim you a widEt-than-em choice... starts atlowet-than-ewprices! You name it... Oldsmobile's new F-85 has it! V-8§ and V-6s! Sedans and coupes with more room than ever, plus big-car ride and small-car maneuverability. Wagons with 20% more cargo space. And if you're interested in a sporty car, three new Cutlass models feature a new 290-h.p. Cutlass V-8! Yet F-85 prices start lower than ever! Get the details at your Olds Quality Dealer's! ABflONIS! AT YOU a OUtS DEALER* '640UJS..mmmnmitis! ^ KENDRICK OLDS COMPANY Wellington, Texas Farm Machinery and Equipment Tuesday, Feb. 18 Charles Caison Trading Post V WELLINGTON, TEXAS Sale Starts at 10:30 a. m. 200' x 300' lot adjoining Highway 83, just inside city limits. TRACTORS 1958 841 Ford 1956 400 International Troctor with 4-row equipment. 1951 Ford 1955 Massey Harris Wheatland type tractor 1949 W. D.AIlis Chalmers 1949 H Farmall 1948 M Farmall 1944 H Farmall 1942 H Farmall 1951 G John Deere and Equipment 1949 B John Deere SC Case R Moline 65 Massey Ferguson Diesel 65 Massey Ferguson LP M Farmall with Heston Cotton Stripper EQUIPMENT 1960 Super 92 Massey Harris Combine 1961 82 Massey Harris Combine 2 Sun pick-up attachments for combine Melrose pickup attachment for combine 2 Combine Header Trailers Hume pickup reel for combine 2 Combine Trailers 1958 Heston self-propelled swather 1959 Massey Ferguson No. 3 Hay Baler John Deere Hay Baler Dearborn side delivery rake 2 Dempster lister and planters 9-row sandfighter with 3-point hitch Ford Cultivator 4-row IHC Cultivator Ford one-way 6-foot John Deere pull-type one-way Ford Brush Cutter 5-row stalk cutter 2—3-row stalk cutters 1 section harrow Spring tooth cultivator — 3 point hitch Dearborn manure spreader 6 2-row godevils 4—4-wheel cotton trailers 2—2-wheel cotton trailers 500 gallon butane tank Oak stock racks for Chevrolet pick-up Lots of wheels Lots of used tires Several lots of sweeps HOUSEHOLD GOODS 1 Westinghouse Automatic washer 2 Cook Stoves 2 Baby beds 1 Good dish washer PICK-UPS AND TRUCKS 1963 V-8 2-ton 2-speed Chevrolet truck, 9,000 actual miles 1962 V-8 Chevrolet Pickup, 4 speed 1960 V-8 2-ton, 2-speed Chevrolet truck- tractor, fully equipped. 1960 'A ton Chevrolet Fleet-side Pickup, radio and heater. 1951 3/4 ton Chevrolet wrecker 1952 3/4 ton Ford Pickup 1948 !/2 ton Ford with stock racks LIVESTOCK Registered 2-year-old Appaloosa Filly Registered 2-year-old Quarter Horse Registered yearling Quarter Horse Colt 2 Grade horses 14 Head of cattle 12 Feeder shoats 6 Weaning Pigs FEED AND SEED 10,000 Ibs. acid delinted Lankhart 57 cotton seed first year from certified. Germ. 86%. 1 lot recleaned hegara seed 1 lot recleaned cane seed 100 bales hay HOUSE TRAILERS Midway 35-foot House Trailer—One of the best buys you'll find this year. Travelite 20-foot House Trailer. BOX CARS, SHEET IRON, PIPE, ETC. 2 Box Cars 1,000 Sheets good used sheet iron 3,000 feet 2Y 2 x 2'/< Angle iron 800 feet 5-inch channel iron 200 feet of 8-inch channel iron 1 lot of new fencing lumber 1 lot of good used pipe 2,200 Bushel Steel Grainery 4 Metal hay racks 4 cake troughs We will also have many more tractors, equipment and miscellaneous imple- mnts consigned too late to list. Consignments will be acceptel until sale day. deck will be on duty at trailer house on lot until day of sale - Sandwiches and coffee will be served. Charles Caison Trading Posf, Consignee Cleatus Caltoway, Auctioneer Henard Bros. Clerks

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