The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on February 27, 1964 · Page 12
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February 27, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 12

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Third Game Will Hot BePiyed Win District Over Clarendon Girls The last shot of the game ( gave the Rockettes victory over the Clarendon Bronchoettes on Friday night, Feb. 21 and' the second victory Monday night, Feb. 24, was cinched by four points, to give the Wellington girls the District 2-A basketball championship. The first of the slated three game play-off was -played on the neutral Lefors court; the second, at Clarendon. With this the Rockettes won their first victory on the Clarendon court under the coaching of James Stavenhagen. The third game, necessary only if the first two were split, wiN not be played, and the Rockettes go directly into bi- district play-off with Gruver, Tuesday, March 3. Wellington won the first game 43-42 and the second 55 to 51. First Game The last-shot victory at Lefors came when Jane Orr put the Rockettes one point ahead with a jump shot from near the free-throw line, with 8 seconds left in an overtime period. Clarendon controlled tihe tip to open the period and worked the ball around trying to get a good shot. A mistake lost them the ball on out of bounds. Wellington took the bail and moved it on to the forwards' end of the court, where Joyce Holton was fouled. She made the first of a one and one free throw, but missed the second. Clarendon controlled the ball, moving it to their forwards end and scored with 35 seconds remaining in the overtime period. This (put them one point ahead. The Rockettes moved the ball down-floor, Joyce drove to the base line and passed the ball inside to Betty Courtney. Betty was covered and passed out to Jane Orr, who took the shot that won the game. Jane was high scorer for Wellington with 17 points, and Dorothy Richey had 21 for Clarendon. The score by quarters: Wellington 7 18 31 40 43 Clarendon 6 13 23 40 42 Second Game "The Rockettes were really in the right frame of mind to play a good' ball game," Coach James Stavenhagen declared. Because the lighting of the new Clarendon gym is of a different type and also brighter than that of the Rockettes home court, they spent aboul two hours on the Broncoette court before game time getting adjusted. This was a close game al the way, with Wellington scoring the first two points on a drive-in lay-up by Joyce Holton. Wellington maintained the lead during most of the first period as the guards did an outstanding job of holding the Clarendon forwards to two field goal®. The Broncoettes were aible to make 8 free throws, however, and had a 12-10 lead' at the end of the first period. This lead see-sawed back and forth during the second and at half time the score was tied 26-26. Early in the third, Clarendon took a 5-point lead. Wellington, however, was able to regain the lead and was ahead 37-35 at the end of the period. Both teams seemed to get lot in the last quarter, and had to shoot iihe ball more. Wellington had the lead by a narrow margin the entire time. With 50 seconds on the clock Clarendon made two free throws to pull within two points of Wellington and it was still anybody's • game. The Rockette guards ably got the ball down- court and the forwards stalled the 'ball until the 8-second point when Betty Courtney made a field goal to give Wellington a comfortable 4-point lead. Betty was high scorer with 40 pointe, and again Dorothy Richey was the Broncoettes' high scorer with 36. The game by quarters: Wellington 10 26 37 55 Clarendon 12 26 35 51 Rockets Led in Field Goals Bi-District Title Goes to Sanford-Fritch 68-55 A rally in the closing minutes of play was. not enough and the bi-district basketball crown slipiped from .the Skyrockets' hands as the Sanford- Fritch Eagles took the championship game 68-55 Tuesday night, Feb. 25, in the Amarillo College gymnasium. The Rockets made no excuse for the loss, but experienced sports eye detected a tenseness attributed to their youth, and an inability to put » mistake behind them once it was made. At times the District 2-A champions played a brand of Wells — from, page one many ways in which he helped them. For all this he did not want nor seek credit. Mr. Wells was born Aug. 14, 1900 in Bryson, Jack county, That same year his 'parents brought him to Collingsworth county, where his father was an eai-ly day merchant and banker. Active in civic affairs, Mr. Wells was a charter member of the Rotary Club and was president in 1944 and 1945. He was a member of the Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge, the Kiva Shrine, and the American Legion. He was married to Miss Rose Prater Sept. 28, 1924. Funeral services for Mr. Wells were conducted at First Methodist Church Tuesday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Davis Edens officiating. Burial was in the West Wellington cemetery under the direction of Kelso Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Jimmy Cochran, Jones Singley, John D. Glenn, Clyde Drake, Sandy Parsons Jr., Dan Henard, L. C. Hill and Bura Handley. Mr. Wells is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. Jack Cartwright of iLubbock, and Mrs. Bliss Alexander of Dallas; a brother, Marshall Wells of Houston; and a sister, Mrs. Roy Horn of, Wellington. : . There are six grandchildren: •Cynthia, Karen, Claire and Wade Oartwright, and Roxahne^ and Kimberly Alexander. Welding — from page one 3, 4 and 5. During the dates the short course is in progress, Barton will be available to assist farmers with individual problems and to provide on- the-farm instruction, according to Dwyer. Farmers interested in attending the short course should write or call the superintendent of schools. Cunningham, or the vocational ag teacher, Dwyer. An entry fee of $5.00 will be charged. Farm Welding Short Course Certificates will be presented to each enrollee who attends all the training sessions, Barton states that the short course will be adjusted! to the wishes and interests of farmers enrolled but that he expects to cover such subjects as safety in weilding, factors controlled by the operation in running a bead and striking an arc, types of electrodes, preparation of joints, distortion, cutting, hardsurfacing, and pipe welding. "Short courses in welding, aa well as in other areas, are now available to farmers throughout the state under the new co-operative program between the Texas Education Agency and Texas A&M College," stated Bob Jaska, associate professor, Department of Agricultural Education at Texas A&M, who coordinates the (programs. "This cooperative program," says Jaska, "is designed to make the services of specialists available to conduct short cours* es under the supervision of the public schools. Such a program will enable teachers of vocational agriculture to provide improved educational services to farm people." Specialists are available in the fields of beef cattle, insect control, farm management, farm electrification, farm welding, swine (production, tractor maintenance, dairy cattle, oxyacetylene welding, and pasture. Red Cross — from page one Jack Aaron and Billy Moseley are in charge of securing workers for the business section of Wellington. Others who will help but not yet assigned are Mrs. Truman Estes, Mrs. Barney Glenn, Mrs. Lloyd Wooldridge, Mrs. Millard Brown, Mrs. Jimmie Strickland, Mrs. Loren Thompson, Mrs. Earl Hunter, Mrs. John Beyers, and Mrs. Skeet Clark. ^ ball that matched any in their class in the state, but failure to maintain this proved costly. Coach _ James Stavenhagen was pleased with his boys, however, and praised the performance they turned in. As to field goals, the Rockets led 22-21, but they were able to hit only 11 of their 23 free shots, comtpared to 26-34 for the winners. It was not until late in the game that the Rockets were able to hit their free-4hrow stride. The Eagles took an early 11-4 lead, then Wellington narrowed it to 12-10, but Sanford- Fritch ted 18-12 at the end of the quarter. The margin was 39-27 at the half, and when Jerry Watkins of the Eagles fouled off, as did Wade Crook, that team's 6-7 forward. At this point the Rockets trailed only 7 points. That was the finish of Wellington as Whaley hit two free throws, Bill Stevens added a jump shot, Holley turned in a three-point play, Whaley canned another free toss and Jimmy Spencer hit a lay-up. That made it 51-33 and Wellinigton never really recovered although it did pull within 10 points of the Eagles twice in the fourth stanza. Holley, though playing much of the last half with a game leg, scored 25 to pace the Eagles, while Whaley added 14 For Wellington Ronnie Hurst scored 18 and Roger Weems 12. Sanford-Fritch carries a 265 record to the regional meel while Wellington wound up with a 24-7 mark. Sanford-Fritch, coached by Aubrey Spear, a Wellington high school graduate, will meet the district 8-A champion Eldorado in the Region 1-A tournament at Lubbock Saturday. Sanford-Fritch (68) Whaley Holley Crook Spencer Watkins Marcum Souther Adkins Stevens Hilton Kime Ross Stottlemyre K. Whaley Totals fg ft tp 3 8 14 7 11 25 1 7 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 26 28 Wellington (55) Weems 6 0 12 Hudson 1 02 White 408 Barton 102 Hurst 7 4 18 Martin 000 Patterson 022 SpiHman 317 Peters 000 Henard 000 Bergvall 044 Wooldridge 000 Hughey 000 Hatch 000 Totals 22 11 55 Snfrd-Frtch 18 39 51 68 Wellington 12 27 33 55 Officials: Reuben Shantz and Jack Scarbrough. DR. JACK L ROSE OPTOMETRIST Contact Lenses 505 Main Closed Saturday Afternoons MEMPHIS Phone 259-2216 NOTICE PARENTS OF ALL CHILDREN IN THE COUNTW WITH SPEECH OR HEARING DEFECAS! Please get in touch with me as an effort is being made tp bring a special teacher here to work with these children. It 'can be done of there is sufficient demand. Harold Caldwell • ' '' -* Phone 447-5407 THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, February 27, 1964 Wests Open Pak-A-Bog Gro. The opening of Pak-a-Bag Grocery was announced this week by the owners, Oris and Laverne West. "We have remodeled our grocery store on 15th street and will operate it under a new name," the couple announced. A more complete stock of staiple groceries will be handled than in the past, as well as all kinds of packaged meats, vegetables', frozen foods, milk and bread. The only department that is discontinued is the fresh meat counter. The store will be completely self-service, and it will operate more hours to serve the customers, "We cordially invite you to visit us in our new and re- mod'eled business'," the owners declared. Bounds With Owens & Scott Roy Bounds, veteran grocery store employee, has joined the staff of Owens, and Scott Grocery in the checking department, George Scott announced this week. "We know of no one with more experience in grocery work that we could have secured," Scott said 1 . (Bounds has had experience in all departments of grocery store operation. 4-H Exhibits at Angela Show Collingsworth County 4-H members will exhibit calves at the San Angelo Fat Stock Show to be held March 4 through 8. Brenda Childers of Quail and Leigh and Ricky Nail of Wellington will leave for San Angelo with their • Hereford calves Tuesday, March 3. The calves will be weighed and sifted Wednesday, judged on Friday and sold on Saturday. t Mrs. Foster — from page one daughters. Mrs. Darvin Nix and Mrs. L. E. Ward; three great-grandchildren, Jerry Nix, Carol Blain and Jan Blain; and one great-great-granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Nix. Also surviving are a sister and four brothers, Mrs. M. F. McKinney of Mineral 1 Wells; T. B. (Brooks of Ghildress, Grady Brooks of Wolfforth, Gentry Brooks of Amarillo. and D. V. Brooks of Los Angeles. t Panthers — from page one ing for both teams with 32 points; Saul was high for the Panthers with 24. Quail 17 34 56 74 Quitaque 20 45 70 87 Quail (7<1) Morris Russell Harris Ward D. Morris Total's fg ft tP 14 4 32 0 14 1 13 2 12 3 3 7 6 5 0 32 10 74 Quitaque (87) Saul 11 2 24 Jack Johnson 7 8 22 Morrison 6 4 16 Woods 4 3 11 Brown 5 4 14 Totals 33 21 87 Dodson Man Charged in Wife's Death Charges of murder with malice aforethought were lodged against Erasmo Gonzales Jr., 19, of Dodson, in connection with the death of his wife, Mary, also 19, Thursday, Feb. 20. Sheriff John Rainey said the woman died at 1 p.m. in St. Joseph's Hospital after 'being stabbed about 8:30 a.m. at the barracks housing across the street from the Dodson Co-op Enterprises, where the couple and their small baby lived. Gonzales was brought before Claude McKinney, justice of the peace, Friday morning. He waived an examining trial and bond was denied. According to Sheriff Rainey, Gonzales told him >tfieir baby woke up crying and he told his wife to get up and take care of it. She did, then went back to bed, but the ibaby continued crying. Rainey said the man told him an argument started, Mrs. Gonzales scratched her husband and he grabbed a butcher knife and stabbed her "about six times" in the back, chest and <side. Gonzales' mother went across the street andl asked Ed Crowder of the Dodson co-op to call officers, the sheriff continued. Sheriff Rainey said his office handled Gonzales in November on a wife-beating com<plaint. Assault charges were filed and the man fined, the sheriff continued. The couple, with other members of his family, came here fast fall and planned to stay, Sheriff Rainey was told Mrs. .Gonzales' body was sent to New Braunfels by Kelso Funeral Home, and funeral services were conducted there Monday. She is survived by her husband and baby; her parents Mr. and Mrs. John Rodriguez, and several brothers and 1 sisters. Merritt Jomes Suffers Stroke Merritt L. James, retired grocer and farmer, suffered a light stroke Monday morning at his home. He was hospitalized and late in the afternoon was stricken wtih another severe stroke. Mrs. Bob Barton, Mr. James daughter, reported Wednesday morning that his condition was some improved. Dr. M. V. Cobb Chiropractor BL 6-1133 310 South Main Shamrock, Texas TO SAY Thanks IT HAS BEEN A GENUINE PLEASURE SERVING YOU WE LOOK FORWORD TO CONTINUED PLEASANT RELATIONS O'Hair Plumbing & Phone 447-5717 — P. 0. Box 872 Wellington, Texas "tunurrcc FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY TEA Upton's Instant 4'/z ox Kol-Kon DOG FOOD A Better Food 2 far 35* Delsey TO(LET TISSUE 2 Rolls 25* Drawing Saturday Night Winner gets 1 pound Cudahy's Bar-S Sliced Bacon for 12 weeks. Cudahy's Bar S BACON 53* Pound — +*<* Virginia Reel SAUSAGE 2 Pounds — $ 1 15 CHUCK ROAST Pound — 37* CLHB STEAK Pound BEEF RIBS Meaty Lb.- 19* ARM ROAST Pound - 45* CHUCK STEAK Pound - 45* Pleasv CABBAGE cc Pound %^ RED POTATOES 30* 10 Pounds %P M SKIRTED 2 for 25* Kimbell's CAKE MIX 3 for 79* Hill's Bros. COFFEE Pound 69* Detergent GIANT AJAX _ 59* ELLIS CHILI WITH BEANS 3 fnr ftQ£ FREE POUND BOX IVI 09V Crocker Barrel Crackers We Deliver Dial 447-2561 We Use M OW We Give S & H Green Stamps Raymond Patron Luther Sullivan

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