The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on February 13, 1964 · Page 3
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February 13, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 3

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FIRECRACKERS OF WELLINGTON JUNIORHIGH Twenty-one boys make up this year's Firecracker basketball team, which so far has won six and lost five games. Like the girls, they have had their last two games cancelled and this week end will play in the Quail tournament. At front, about midway down the line, is the third place trphy this team won in their Holton, Billy Neeley, Andy Henard and Jerry Wooldridge. Kneeling at the back, from left, are Nicky Watts, Jim Lindsey, Jim Chuck Wilbur, Tony Hurst and Joe Brock. Seated in the middle row, from left, are Alfred Allred, Jimmy Black, Kent Clark, Nat Holton, BBilly Neeley, Andy Henard and Jery Wooldridge. Kneeling at the back, from left, are Nicky Wats, Jim Lindsey, Jam Clark, Billy McKinney, Teddy Martin, Ricky Brown and the three managers, Michael Gilmore, Alan Fires and Mike Brmkley, and Coach Harvey Millsap. Kimbell COFFEE Pound «... 2 oz. fast. . 6 oz. fast. -79* How Much Work Per Pound of Texas Beef? COLILEGE STATION.—Texans on April 1, 1960 numbered just orer 9.5 million. By 1970, the total is expected to reach 11.7 million, according t(O Dr. R. L. Skrabanek, department of Agricultural Economics and Sociology, Texas A&M University. Dr. Skrabanek has recently made available an analysis of significant changes in Texas' population during the past decade, and he points out that in one way or another, these changes are important to every Texan. A rapidly growing popula- tion—tjhe Texas increase was 24% from 1950-60, compared with 18% for the nation — means more customers for al types of goods and service Also increased needs for edu cation, health and recreationa facilities, religious and welfar services and highway and com munications facilities. All sections of Texas from 1950-60 did not experience th .gain in population. The ana'ly sis shows that 143 counties los population, while 111 accounte for the increase. In genera urban areas grew rapidly while most rural areas showed population declines. Areas with the declining populations are faced with adjustments just as those registering increases, Dr. Skra- banek found. His study points out that for the first time in history, females outnumbered males; that the percentage of people in the under 15 and over 65 years of age groups are increasing faster than those in the more productive ages of life; that whites were inci*easing faster than non-whites and that_ the educational and income levels rose substantially between 1950 and 1960. Organizations, agencies, individuals and groups whose Work involves popiilation adjustment slhould 1 find Dr. Skra- banek's analysis very valuable. Single copies of B-1000, "A Decade of Population Change in Texas" are available from the Department of Agricultura Information, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas New Rex Cotton Seed Due for 1965 Season Seed of a new cotton vari&ty adapted to harvesting by machine, should be available commercially by the 1965 growing season, says USDA. Rex Smoothleaf was slightly more productive than 'the Rex variety and the mechanical harvester picked wp less, trash with it. Though the fibers of the .two are of about the same length, the new variety had a stronger fiber. 11.7 Million by 1970 PAST DECADE OF TEXAS POPULATION CHANGE STUDIED COLLEGE STATION.— How nany hours do you spend an- mally caring for your beef ows? This information should )e helpful in determining how to better use your labor next year, says Tom Prater, farm management specialist with the Texas Agricultural Extension Service. Operators who have other en- ;erprises competing with tJheir oeef program for labor, and those that work off the farm or ranch will be especially interested in knowing how much time they spend with their cows, Mr. Trater says. A recent USDA report indicates that about 12 ihours of labor were required annually per cow on beef operations in Texas, says Prate:-. This a- moomts to about 3.6 hours per 100 pounds of beef produced, he adds. The hours required per cow will vary on each operation depending on management, and other factors of production. Texas studies indicate that 18 hours per cow annually are needed in the Blackland area of lihe state; 14 hours on the •Grand Prairie farms, just over 18 hours on the Northeast Tex- as farms, and some West Texas ranches indicate labor requirements of about 10 hours, according to the specialist. In comparison, in the Mountain States such as Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Nevada, about 10 hours are required per beef animal, with 2.4 hours needed per 100 libs. of beef produced. The Delta states of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana require 15 hours per cow anc in the Southeast states of South Carolina, Georgia, Flor ida and Alabama, 14 hours are needed. This shows that Texas' compares favorably with other ibee: producing states In the amoun of labor required per cow fo: beef operations, Prater says. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, February 13, 1964 Glass Doors Cause Many Injuries An estimated 40,000 persons each year try to walk through glass doors, glass walls and picture windows. There are many more actually, but at least this number are injured so severely that they show up in accident records. Almost 6,000 .wind up in the hospital and some even die from the severe cuts and loss of blood. AURORO TOILET TISSUE 2 rolls- 25* Center Cut Lb. — Porfc Chops 45$ Country Style Pound — Back Bone 374 Armours Campfire 2 Pounds — BACON 794 Armour Star Fresh Frozen HENS Lb. 39C FIRE DEFENSE The best defense against a farm fire is a good fire extinguisher located in the right place. Every farm and home should be equipped with suitable hand extinguishers that are properly maintained and can be easily reached if needed. FIFTEENTH ANNUAL Beckham County Hereford Breeders Association Sale (Western Oklahoma's Oldest) Tuesday, February 18, 1964 To Be Held at the Webb Livestock Sale Barn Sayre, Oklahoma SELLING 65 HEAD 45 BULLS — 20 FEMALES 17 __ CONSIGNORS Sale Starts 1:00 p. m. Auctioneer: Guy Shall, Elgin, Oklahoma Far catalogue write: Robert Reeder, Secretary Beckham County Hereford Breeders Assn. Court House, Sayre, Oklahoma. FREE Every 10th person who checks out groceries gets a carton of 7 Up FREE Vermont Maid SYRUP This Is NATIONAL FFA WEEK We are proud of the faith you put in us as you depend on us for feed and seed for your projects SKIRTED BANANAS 2 Pounds Durkee's COCOANUT 3!/20z. CHOICE NAVEL ORANGES BLUE CHEE 2 Pounds — Feeds... Mercury is the swiftest moving planet. Dr. M. V. Cobb Chiropractor BL 6-1133 310 South Maim Shamrock, Texas Fertilizer... We have much to interest a Future Farmer, beginning with the wholehearted support we give his project program. Whether you're buying straight grain sorghum or a specially blended and compounded supplement, you know you can count on top quality at Singlcys. Wherever livestock men carry on their enterprises, the name of our products are known. If you choose a crop project, you will know you can depend on us for your planting seeds if they come from Singley's. The crop you harvest can be no better than the seed you plant. We are gratified to see young farmers learn the value of fertilizing and conservation. They will be even more valuable and necessary in our farming operations of the future. RED POTATOES 25 Pounds — We consider you a customer already Just as much as we consider your dad or your adult neighbor a customer. As you learn the mechanics of farming or livestock care through vocational agriculture, you learn the important customer-dealer relationship when you come to us. Singley Mill & Elevator Uptons Tea Ib. PET MILK Tall can We Deliver Dial 447-2561 ^We Use X, H.O.W . jj- .ServkO Plan/f We Give S & H Green Stamps Raymond Patton Luther Sullivan

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