The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on February 27, 1964 · Page 11
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 11

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, February 27, 1964
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first in 1$. Years Win 9-C Crown from Groom in Playoff The Quail Quails won their first district championship in 16 years by T defeating the Groom ^Tigers by wne point, 50-49, in a play-off game at Lefors Saturday night, Feb. 22. The Quails were the round robin winner but the Groom •boys won the district tournament, therefore the teams ended regular;, play in at -tie and this made the play-off .game necessary. The two teams met three, times in the past week, with the Quails taking two of the three. Earlier the Quail's defeated Groom 52-49 at Quail . First Game This game- was .played at Groom Tuesday night, Fe1>.' 18 and 1 was the last game of regular round robin play. Going into the game the Quais were leading the race <by half game over Hedley, arid Samnorwood and one game over Groom. Groom was undefeated on their home court and a win for them "would throw the race into a four-way tie. The Quails settled all this by taking the Tigers by the score of 78-73 in "a real offensive battle. Groom's 6-4 guard Date Morris ripped the nets for .27 points' followed by-Joe -Harris' 17 and Bruce Ward's 12 points. The Quails' two senior starters, Robert Russell and Carrol Kennedy each sank 9 points and did a magnificent job rebounding against the .. much taller Groom -boys. The Quails' sixth man, Smokey Mitchell, did a splendid job as he entered the game in the fourth quarter and sank four very valuable points to insure the Quail victory. By quarters: Quail 19 40 59 78 Groom 15 40 57 73 /Second Game This game was played Thursday night. Feb. 20 in Clarendon in the first round of the district tournament. The Quails were seated first after winning the round robin and Groom was fourth. Hedley beat Samnorwood in the other game. The Quails 1 played a very fine game but were unalble to put the 'ball in the basket as many times as Groom, and the Tigers won the game 68-60. Jerry Roberts scored 31 for Groom and Bruce Ward made 19 and Dale Morris 18 to lead Quail. Groom came back the next night and beat Hedley 54-53 to win the district tournament. By quarters: Quail 14 26 39 60 Groom 15 32 48 68 Miss Wellington Contest Slated lorMareliT The annual Miss Wellington contest has been set for Saturday, night, March 7, under the sponsorship of the Wellington senior class. • The contest will be handled as in the past. Merchants will sponsor entrants, and around 70 WHS girls are expected to participate. Class sponsors working with the girls are Louis Graham. Don Beck and Ralph Word. TWO POINTS FOR THE ROCKETS This toss from Roger Weems was caught in midair, but it added two points to the Rockets district championship victory-game with McLean Friday night, Feb. 14. Guarding his is the Tiger's Derrith Welch, with George Green in the foreground. —Photo by Jerry's Studio Lunchroom Menu Monday, March 2: Coney Island witii.chili, cole slaw, whipped potatoes, peanut butter cookies, prune plums, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Tuesday, March 3: Chicken fried steak with cream gravy, seasoned , green , beans, chef's salad, hot rolls and butter, peach crisp, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Wednesday, March 4: Ground beef and spaghetti, buttered broccoli, carrot, raisin and cocoanut salad', cornibread squares, cherry cobbler, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Thursday, March 5: Fried chicken with cream gravy, whipped potatoes, buttered green peas, rolled wheat rolls, with butter and honey, cranberry salad, half pint milk or chocolate mittc. Friday, March 6: Beef-vegetable soup and crackers, cheese toast, waldorf salad, 'brownies and ice cream, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Roberts was the game's leading scorer with 32 points. Dale Morris scored 25 to lead Quail, All five of Quail's starters played the entire game and each did a splendid jofb, especially on defense. By quarters: Quail 11 25 32 50 Groom 15 19 33 49 Third Game i This was the championship game and was played at Lefors Saturday night, F,eb. 22. It was a real defensive battle as compared to the two previous offensive battles. The Groom boys quickly took the lead and were leading 7-1 after the first two minutes. The Quails cut the margin to 4 points at the end of the first period. " ' . The Quails actually won this game in the second quarter as they outscored Groom 14 to 4 in this period and were leading the Tigers by 6 points at halftime. Right after the half, things looked very favoraible for the Quail crew as the boys widened the margin to 9 points midway in 'the third quarter. However a cold spell hit and Groom got hot and scored 10 straight points to take a 1 point lead going into the fourth period. The Quails simply would not be denied as they again moved ahead and were leading by 5 points with a minute to go. . Groom put on the full court press and managed two quick baskets to cut the margin to .1 point, but the time ran out and the Quails took the game 50-49 to win their first district champioiiship in 16 years. Again the big boy, Jerry Ether was first used as a painkiller 'before an operation in 1842. Mrs. Rose Couch Burgan * * * Rose Burgan Dies at Tyler Mrs. Rose Couch Burgan, 63, a long-time teacher in the Wellington schools, died Tuesday, Feb. 18 after a long illness. Reared here, she was the daughter of the 'late Mr. and Mrs. 0. L. Couch. She attended the Wellington schools before entering college. She livcid in Tyler 25 years and was active as a teacher until retiring in January of this year. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the First Baptist Church. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Burks-Walker-Tippit Chapel with Dr. W. M. Shamburger, pastor of First [Baptist Church, Tyler, officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery. Surviving Mrs. Burgan are a' son, Joe M. Burgaii of Tyler; two brothers and three sisters: Orval Couch of Homer, La.; Harry Couch of Childress; Mrs. Grace Wiilkins of Corpus Christi; and Mrs. Hester Stall of Tyler. There are three grandchildren. A&M Gives Nuclear Engineering Ph.D. 827 degrees were conferred at spring commencement, including a 1 Ph.D. -in nuclear engineering, the first doctorate in this field granted in Texas. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER jKursday, February 27, 1964 A total of 12 Doctor of Phil- ed. osophy degrees, 75 Master's degrees, 51 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees', arid C89 Bachelor's degree's were earn- . ,• Commissions went to 158: 101 in the U.S. Army, 51 in the U.S. Air Force, t and 6 in the Marine Corps. This is the bottom of our line. (Tempest Sports Coupe) Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Heneger and daughter, Karen, of Tyler spent the week end' with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Anderson. Mike Rainey, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Rainey, left this past week end for Dallas, where he will work for the Statler-Hilton Hotel in the catering and service department. This is the top. (Pontiac Brougham) There are 28 models in between- Pontjac Pontiacs. Pontiac Tempests. Pontiac Le Mans. Pontiac GTOs. Sixes. V-8s. All with Wide-Track. All with Pontiac-style styling. Why would anyone go looking anywhere else for a car? Fewer and fewer people are. See your authorized Pontiac dealer for a wide choice of Wide-Tracks and good used cars, too. JOHNSON PONTIAC & BUICK Eighth & Dallas Wellington, Texas Automatic Portabl. Ro.m Heater Surface Mounted Ceiling Radiant Heater Bateboard Heater with Individual Room Temperature Control It's just clean even electric heat (no moving parts) With attractive baseboard flameless electric heating each room is individually controlled to achieve the ultimate in comfort. The warm air reaches the floor level first then rises to the ceiling providing draft-free controlled heat. No flame, vent, flue, or moving parts ... just clean, flameless electric heat. WITHOUT WI8TER FORMULA WITH WINTER FORMULA Winter-formula Enco Extra gasoline (left) fires instantly at — 40°F. Gasoline not specially prepared for winter use (right) refuses to ignite. Winter Formula makes a big difference in your engine, too, at 40 below or 40 above. Aik WTU Repreientariv. about low heating rat.. BURNS ON ICE AT 40° BELOW ZERO —Winter-formula Enco Extra gasoline is tested in cold chambers at temperatures your engine wilJ never reach. And it's tested under practically every driving condition you will face this winter. That's why we can promise you easier starting, faster warm-up, longer mileage and better all-round jj ** performance with Winter-formula Enco Extra. 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