The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on February 13, 1964 · Page 12
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February 13, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 12

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ec^i DIDACTICS -By Deskins Wells Some twenty-five of our public .spirited citizens are in Austin- this week to attend the hearing on the dfivision of the waters on the Salt Fork of Red River. Here is wishing them luck. They are not tjhere to oppose the Greenbelt project for they have no objection to the Greenbelt having the amount of-"water for which they asked originally. They are opposed to Childress and other cities hogging all the waters of the riv- er> . . .. ' .-,- • The Childress contention that the Salt Fork officials want •the water solely for irrigation and that it would deny them drinking water as not valid. The diversion dam and the dlam on Buck Creek would provide water for municipal and industrial use and recreation as well as possible irrigation. It would not deny any city drinking water for the Salt Fork officials have said all along that they could and would sell water to Childresa and Quanah cheaper than they will ibe able to buy it under the Greenbelt plan. If there is any dog in the I 'manger attitjude about this con- itroversy, I think it belongs to Childress. They simply do not iwant a lake on Buck Creek that might benefit Memphis and Wellington more thanCihil- dress. Such an opinion is not entirely correct because it would also benefit Chlldress plenty. Don't they claim they are the gateway to the Panhandle ? It says here that the dust bowls now plague Russia which is already plagued by shortages of grain and meat. The dust bowls are occurring in the semi-arid regions Khrushchev ordered iplowed up in an effort to raise more wheat. The socialistic, bureaucratic controls of the Soviet did not cause the winds, .but they did cause the improvident, inefficient practices that madte passible the blowing dust when the winds came. Now they are going to try to cure the situation by more laws and more controls. Basketball fever Is mounting in Wellington as well as over the area for Quail, Samnorwood and Dodson alike have very fine teams this year. Both the Wellington boys and girls are tied for first place in their district. The boys game with McLean here this Friday will be an SRO affair for the Tigers are the only team that has defeated the Rockets in district play. The game at the Wellington gym may decide who wiJl represent the district this year. The Rockettes 59 to 29 victory over the Fillies, or whatever they are called, gave them a tie with Clarendon for first place. From the standpoint of a Wellington fan the girl« game with Clarendon this past week end was as smooth and sweet a contest as you would care to see. Smarting from their earlier defeat at the hands of Clarendon the Rockettes started the game with a rush and piled up 14 points while the stingy Wellington guards were holding Clarendon to 2 points. With a comfortable lead the Rockettes took it easier in the second and third quarter with their starters taking a breather at times, but they still led 40 to 21 at the beginning of the final period. It was then they turned on the heat again, making 19 points while Clarendon gained only 8 points and most of t^his was on fouls. Mrs. Marcum Out of County Tax Race Mel'ba Lariffley Marcum, who announced' as a candidate for county tax assessor-collector last week, was found to be ineligible due to the legal residence requirement, and is out of the race. Two candidates remain, Mrs. Rita Owens and Hubert Mauldin. Mrs. Marcum's statement of .withdrawal follows: I doubt that I could ever do anything well"enough to set a record, but due to circumstances beyond my control 1; <may have set one; that is the shortest political career in the county. .On Monday, Feb. 3 I announced for CountjV Tax Assessor-Collector and by the following Wednesday I was out of the race. The law requires any person to be a resident in a county or district six months <prior to running for an office. Since we were a Navy family we had privileges which allowed us to call 1 Texas our legal home even though we were out of the state a lot of the .time. Since my husband enlisted in the Navy in Hutchison county we were both considered residents of that county; therefore I would •be eligible to run for office in that county but not} here. I would like to thank all my friends who might have considered me in any way,- and .perhaps some day I can again try to serve my county. Melba Ijangley Marcum. Savage Moves Motor Clinic 3. H. Savage has moved his Motor Clinic from his old location on West Avenoie to its new home located at, the corner of East Avenue and 10th Street. Mr. Savage says that the new location will not only give them much more working space ibut that It will provide better parking and drivein facilities for his customers. The Clinic does all kinds, of general repair work on cars, trucks and! tractors, and Mr. Savage says that most of his work is on tractors. They also service automatic transmissions', brakes, mufflers and offer an air conditioning service for automobiles. Associated with him in the Clinic is Clint Cleveland, who is also an experienced mechanic. t Jackson — from page one five daughters: Walter Jackson of Nevada, Mo.; Charley Jackson and Mrs. Grace Logas of Grapevine; Sam Jackson of Independence, Mo.; Mrs. Georgiana Ribble of Portales, N. M.; Mrs. Elizabeth Liles of Ft. Worth; Mrs. Ruth Bounds of Kansas City; and Mrs. Scott. There are 19 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Going from here to the service at Grapevine were Mr. and Mrs: Scottj, and tlheir daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bradley. points at the half, but they lost the game by abandoning their fast break and started a stalling game .hoping to lure Tech into fouls that would help to maintain their lead; but the Raiders did not foul unduly and went ahead to win. The defensive work of Carol Main, Susan Sullivan, Jan Glenn and other guards was superb. They simply did not allow the ball to stay in the Clarendon end of the court very long at a time. The offensive play of Betty Courtney, Jane Orr, Joyce Holton, Frances Warrick and others was equally impressive. All of the Rockette team is speedy but Jane Orr is one of the fastest and most agile players seen on the local court in some time. Betty Courtney, the high scorer in most games, has height and moves with grace and is a great play maker. Frances Warrick, while not as swift? as Jane Orr or Joyce Holton is adroit under the basket using either hand on the layups to dump the bail! 1 through the hoop. It is quite a team—a great team you might say, and they play as a team. While I am on the subject of basketball, I might as well say something about that Donnybrook held at. Luibbock this past Tuesday night. It was a ; sweet victory for the Raiders , and a bitter loss for the Ag- gies and placed the two tjeams in a tie at the halfway mark in- the Southwest Conference race; The Aggies led toy 19 CERTIFICATE PRESENTATION The first act of newly-elected Fire Chief Buster Hughs, right, was the presentation of certificates of training to 21 men of Wellington Fire Department who completed the recent 8-hour course on Explosive Ordnance Reconnaissance, taught by a team from Ft. Sill. Here Wayne Gray receives his certificate as other men of the department look on. HD Council ,'. ^ Meets Monday The County Home Demonstration Council met in the county courtroom Monday, Feb. 10 for the regular monthly meeting. Mrs. Cecil Masten presided, in the absence of Mrs. Carl Orosnoe, president. Council delegates gave it^ieir reports. Mrs. Bill Brewster, recreation chairman, directed the recreation program which was built around the Valentine theme. The countywide style show has been set for May 1 and is open to any woman in the county. Delegates to the district meeting at Perryton April 9 will be Mrs. Bill Brewster, Mrs. David Peters and Mrs. Zook Thomas. Alternates are Mrs. Cecil Masten, Mrs. Ed Broiwn and Mrs. C. A. Kesler. THDA chairman for 1965 is Mrs. Jack Colston. Possible Money Crop Sesame Seen as Good Prospects for County In their search for new money crops for this area, some farmers forsee the production of sesame seed—a crop already proved adaptable to Collingsworth county. Pat Bouchelle of lLoco, who last week reported on his trip to the sugar beet area of Colorado, also discussed with The Wellington Leader some of the advantages of sesame, a crop he grew successfully a p few years ago. "Sesame should gross: $80 to $125 per acre and you don't have an insect problem," Bouchelle said. "It is an easy crop to grow—it's an irrigated crop, but you do have hand labor in harvesting. 1 ' He estimated the cost of harvesting at about $12 per acre. Like sugar beets, wlhich Bouchelle is investigating this year, sesame is grown under contract, thereby assuring a market. About the disadvantage Bouchelle found in growing sesame is in the harvesting process: "You have to cut and shock itj ibefore it's ripe, let it ripen in the shock and .then go back and thresh it," he explained. i "Sesame oil is one of the oldest oils known to Man," Bouchelle continued. "They grew it in Biblical days. Today, it's used in medicines, Rockets — from page one of the two will not : be revealed until they are' announced at coronation time. The standing of the six district teams, at the beginning of this week is: Boys Division Team Wellington McLean iLefors Canadian Memphis Clarendon Won Lost 7 1 6 4 3 1 0 Girls Division Wellington 5 Clarendon 4 McLean 3 Canadian 2 Lefors 0 1 2 4 6 7 1 1 3 4 G and as oil in which to fry such things as Fritoes, potato chips and other packaged foods like that. It stays fresh longer than any other oil." Blue Moon is Burglarized Burglars entered the Blue Moon Cafe in the 'F.lats some time Friday night, Feb. 7, breaking into the cigarette machine, Sheriff John Rainey reported. Approximately 100 packages of cigarettes were taken, he added. Entry was gained by prying a. padtock off the front door, the sheriff was told. Samuel T. Bess 1 is owner of the B'lue -Moon and the entry was discovered when his wife went to clean the building Saturday morning, Sheriff Rainey said. t C of C — from page one Dr. White was introduced by a fellow Wichitan who is widely known here, J. C. Porter, executive vice president of the First Wichita National Bank. Entertainment was given by LaVelle Harper, pianist, and members of the Quail Girl's Chorus, directed by Mrs. L. W. Wells. Approximately 160 attended the banquet. Mrs. Herman Belew and Mrs. Fred Williams were in Amarillo Sunday and Monday to attend tiie Panhandle spring and summer Fashion Market. Burial Here for Hugh West, Former Resident Hugh C. West, 3810 West 7th, Amarillo, and formerly of this area, died Thursday, Feb. 6 at 2:15 p.m. Mr. West had been in ill health since suffering critical injuries in a car accident about 7 years ago. Prior to that time he worked as a chef. Funeral services were conducted at the Kelso Chapel in Wellington at. 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, with Min. Grandol Forehand of Bowie Street Church of Christ, and' Dr. .Qlenn E. Hickey of First Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in the North Wellington cemetery under the direction of the Kelso Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Toots Breedlove, Robert Breedlove, Earl Keller, Bill Hatch, Hubert Maulclin, and Barney Glenn. Mr. West was born Jan. 8 1916 at Hollis. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a veteran of World War II He .had lived in Amarillo about 25 years. Surviving are his wife, Amelia Maria, of Amarillo; ant one son, Jimmy Hugh West oi the U.S. Army in North Carolina. Other survivors- are his mother, Mrs. Myrtle West of Wellington; his father, Willie West of Wellington; and two brothers, Oris West of Welling-ton and Owen West of Mc- 'Lean. Also a half brother and sister, Danny West of Wellington and Mrs 1 . Jerry Neubauer of Denver City; and two stepbrothers, Drew Wyrick of Amarillo and Joe Bob Wyrick of Maple. The coral snake is one of the smallest venomous snakes. Romo -r-from page one Romo, Rene Romo, Ricky Romo, Mrs. Anita Klinkole and Ruby Romo. Other survivors are his mother, Mrs. Viviana Romo of San Mareois; two brothers and a sister, ,J. M. Romo of Wellington, Cruz Romo of- Austin, and Mrs. Mariana Aguirre of Kyle. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, February 13, 1964 DEAD TIKED When ipolice were informed that a man was slumped over the wheel of his car at a railroad crossing near Gosne, Ind., they hurried off to the scene only to find the man had fallen asleep .waiting for a long freight t^-ain. Group Attends West Funeral Out of town relatives and friends here to attend the funeral of Hugh West were Mr. and Mrs. Drue Wyrick; Janet, Zenita and Dianna West, all of Amarillo; Robert Breedlove of Memphis; Mr. and Mrs.'Jimmy West of Fayetteville, N.C.; Gary West and Miss Anne Clark of Brownwood; Mr. and Mrs. Brown Thomas of Portales, N.M.; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Thomas of Hollis; C. G. Thomas, Mrs. Thelma Mangus and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Thomas of Plainview; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schmidt and Regina and Aleta of Sayre, Okla.; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Schmidt of Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bob Wyrick of Maple; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Neubauer and Mr. and! Mrs. A. G. McDaniel of Denver City. Lewis — from page one by him and his brothers anc sisters, as they remained in the community where they grew up. He was bom in Cave City Ark., Sept. 10, 1899, and in 1903, the family moved to Rockwall county. In 1905 they came to Kelley. Mr. Lewis attended Kelley school and after completing the work there, attended the high school department of Clarendon College. He was married to Miss Mayme Carter on March 11, 1925 at Hollis. Funeral services were conducted at tihe Nazarene Church in Dodson Thursday at 3 p.m. Officiating were the Rev: Howard Lester, pastor, and the Rev. Frank Beauchamp of Shamrock. Burial was in Dodson cemetery under the direction of Kelso Funeral Home. Pallbearers were, nephews Carthel ILewis, Tommy Lewis, Walter Camp, Arnice Lctwis, Fred Covey and Art Kane. Honorary pallbearers were Farris Cornelius, J. C. Howell, Floyd Teutsch, C. E. Hightower, Joe Orr, Tom BirchfieM, Mr. Young, and Roy Tisdale. Surviving Mr. Lewis are his wife, of the home, and six children: Herschel Lewis, Teddy Lewis, Mrs. Jim Terry and Mrs, Carrol Goad of Pampa, and Dan Lewis and Mildred! Lewis of the home. Other survivors. are five sisters and a brother: Mrs. F. H. Kesler, Mrs. Daro Camp, Mrs. Cliff Camp, and .George ILewis of Wellington; Mrs. J. P. Ingle of Dallas, and Mrs. Herbert McWhorjter of Headrick, Okla. • " There are 13 grandchildren. TIRED KIDNEYS GOT YOI DOWN? Make.the BUKETS 4-day 39<S test. Give kidneys a gentle lift with BU- KETS well-balanced formula. Help get rid of uric waste that may cause getting up nights, scanty passage, burning, backache, leg pains. If not pleased, your 39tf back at any drug^ store. TODAY at PARSONS DRUG. ^666 BANANAS, ib.. TOMATOES, Ib. ARIZONA JUICE ORANGES, 40 for........ $100 WASHINGTON DELICIOUS APPLES, Ib Pete's Fruit Stand FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Highway 83 South WE PUT THE SURE IN INSURANCE ... with mortgage protection in the event of your death It's comforting to be sure that no matter what happens to you, your family will be able to keep their home! Our life insurance program provides this assurance. Wells & Wells Insurance • Loans • Abstracts "Dependable Insurance" DIAL 447-2520 911 West Avenue WELLINGTON, TEXAS We Have OVED We have moved the Savage Motor Clinic to our new home on East Avenut at 10th St. that will provide us with a much better working space and our customers with much easier parking and drive-in facilities. Come to see us for all kinds of repair work on cars, trucks and tractors. [*if^P5 CES MACHINERY HZ3EEI32HJ •• ^iif«^^»iatf!&fiifi^iXii^!^imK»yi^siyii-. Tractor Repair has been one of our main services. Let us help you get your machinery in shape now. It is time to start thinking of that Spring tune-up and Tune-Uus have been our Specialty. ©SCW, INC. See Us For Air Conditioning Before Summer Comes Think of the Savage Motor Clinic when you are in need of AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SERVICE. It requires only 15 minutes on most cars to change Mufflers. Let us help you solve CH | CK . UP A||D your muffler trouble. Bring Your Car Here for Expert Brake Service SAVA Motor Clinic East Ave. at 10th St.

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