The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on February 13, 1964 · Page 10
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February 13, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 10

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>per»is«bd farm Program! tor <w FFA Members Future Farmers of Texas make a big business, out of their laboratory experiences in Vocational agriculture. Last year 39,000 members 5n Texas cleared over $4 1 /& million from 46,700 head of livestock, 45,000 acres of crops and nearly a million head of poultry. In the classrooms of over 900 high schools in Texas, students study scientific agriculture practices as a part of their regular high school cux 1 - riculum. When the school day is over, all is not finished foi the vocational agriculture student, because he is responsible for his supervised farming pro gram which is under the watchful eye of his vocationa agriculture instructor. With money ;: he earns fron his project program, , using im proved 'practices he has stiudiec in classy the student launche into the very competitive field of agriculture production where he must use every managerial skill at his command to show a profit. Unemployed May Not Want Work WASHINGTON— Unemployment can reflect the desire to work but inability to find a job. It can also reflect the ability to work 'but lack of desire for a job. Present employment surveys by the Department of Labor don't show the difference. The average unemployment Tate is 4.8 per cent (actual rate; the seasonal rate is 6.6 NEWS OF MEN IN SERVICE per cent). That is for the jobless. Teen-aged boys have a 13.1 per cent rate; teen-aged girls 12.7 per cent. Married women have a 6.4 per cent rate. Single men over 20 have an 8.8 per cent rate. It is possible that some teenagers, though seeking work, show no great desire for it because they are living <at home Mike Gray , . . *. * * Pfc. Mike Gray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Gray, of Abilene, is serving with the 1st Cavalry Division in Korea. Mrs. Gray •will be remembered as Kathleen Holley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. France Holley. Mike lived here as a child. A tank driver in Company C, 2d ^Battalion of the division's 15th Armor, Mike entered the Army in Feb. 1962 and completed basic training at Fort Carson, Okla. The 21-year-oict soldier was graduated from Abilene high school in 1961. His address is: Pfc. James M. Gray, RA 18634682 1st Cavalry Division APO 24 San Francisco, Calif. with their parents. It is possible that some manned women are very choosy about the type of work they will accept so long as their husbands are supporting them. Tuberculosis' is caused Tjy a germ which can enter the body and lie dormant for years, then become active. Civil Defense Offers Training Opportunities COLLEGE STATION. — A study of radioactive fallm.it and how to minimize ot avoid its deadly effects can 1)e reassuring to families, says Bobye J. Riney. Miss Rincy, rurail civil defense specialist with the Agricultural Extension Service says there are many educational programs or training opportunities In civil defense available to family members. "These programs are geared to a basic, ' thorough understanding of radioactivity and fallout," the specialist explains. Most of the programs are free to the public and are offered throughout the state. The Texas Education Agency spon : sors the Civil Defense Adult Education Course through the public schools, and the State Department of Health sponsors the Medical Self-Help course through local medical societies. The Agricultural Extension Service is involved in an educational effort at both state and local levels. Courses in shelter management, radiological defense and other defense areas are offered by the recently organized University Extension Civil Defense Program of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service. ••;;• Additional information about civil defense training opportunities may be obtained from county Extension Service agents or by uniting directly to the Extension rural civil defense specialists at Texas A&M University. More Disabled and Handicapped Regardless of advances made in medical science and practice, there are more disabled and handicapped .person In the world than there were twenty years ago, the World Health Organization of fh« United Na- AT RABURM'S - THAT'S WHERE PRICES GOOD FRIDAY AND SATURDAY TOTAL Whole Wheat Flakes...... 29* Maxwell House 2 Oz. Jar — 3 Shurfine CAKE NIXES 3 Boxes — Longhorn Hickory Smoke 2 Ib. Grade A Fresh Dressed Lb.— F *%*&/* Fryers 33v Pure Cane SUGAR Hunt's CATSUP 14 oz. bottle -JMt, Food King OLEO Pound ... 15* Shurfresh CRACKERS lib. box 25« French Prepared Mustard Shurfine Sli. or halves-lV-z cans 2 FOR Peaches 5 CRISCO SHORTENING 3 Ib. can RABURN GROCERY AND MARKET Phone 447-2171 - We Deliver Double Stamps on Wednesday JUNIOR HIGH FIRECRACKERETTES Firecrackerettes today, thesej are the Rockettes of a few years from now. Under the coaching of Harvey Millsap, the girls have won 7 games and lost only three so far this year. Their last two games were cancelled because of the weather. The girls here are exhibiting their second place trophy, Won in their own tournament. In the back row> from left,;are Goach Millsap/Vikki Saunders, Joy Chandley, Debra Peters, Jo Nell Christoph, Beth Smith, Nancy Sikes, Jan Bowen, Vickie Green, Mary Lou Holton, Kay Taylor, Mary Lou Hanna and the two managers, Polly Browning and Nancy Thomas. Kneeling from left are Wauleen (XHair, Debbie Lewis, Mickey Ann Kendrick, Jennifer Leeper, Sharon Cummings, Brenda Bobo, Delores Moody, Cherry Lewis, Jacqueline King and Mary Bearden. Seated in front, from left, are Freida Minatrea, Jan Blain, Tanya Horton, Vicki Wade and Kathy Kiker. tions reiports. • The longer span of life, and accidents resulting from Increased mechanization and industrialization are cited as the causes. ; Formerly, the agency notes, nearly all rehabilitation work was done by individuals or voluntary organizations. Today, governments have assumed more and more of this work, but the survey makes a strong case for continuing service of the voluntary groups, cooperating with agencies of the gov- ernments. Small cuts in tractpr tires can be prevented from becoming big ones by first cleaning stones or foreign matter from them with a screwdriver, and then beveling the edges of the THE WELLINGTON fTEXAS) LEADER Thursday, February 13, 1964 cut .with a sharp knife to make a cone-shaped hole. This tapered hole will not fill up with dirt and stones which spi-ead the cut and make it more damaging. Let the WANT ADS Help WANTADS REGULARLY Need Cash Now From: a Business or Home? • Selling a Car or Boat? 0 Selling Household Goods? Then, classified advertising is your answer. Whether you're in the market to sell a car, real estate, household goods, outgrown clothing or toys, want ads are a proven, low cost method of reaching an interested buyer. The classified ads also list many needs under "Wanted to Buy/' So take advantage of the low budget rates for either single or multiple insertions. Simply list your ad in The Wellington Leader and enjoy the fast results. In record time, you will have benefited from the results of want ads. For complete details, call, write or visit our want ad office. The Leader classified ad-taker will help you write a powerful ad in as few words as possible. Call 447-2414 Today! Have That Needed Cash Tomorrow

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