The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on March 5, 1964 · Page 3
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Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, March 5, 1964
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THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, March 5, 1964 Miss Louise Fulcher, Olmon Sweat Marry in Quiet Ceremony March .1 Miss Louise Fulcher, Coll- ingswortjh county tax assessor- collector, and Olmon Sweat of Quitaque, formerly of Wellington, were married in a quiet ceremony at the parsonage of First Baptist Church Sunday, March 1. Dr. .Glenn Hickey, pastor, officiated. Only members of the imme- Mrs. Ratliff B&PW Speaker Mrs. (Ben Ratliff, librarian and English instructor in Wellington high school, was guest speaker at the Business and Professional Women's Club on Tuesday evening, Feb. 26, carrying out in her talk the theme "Know Your America." Mrs. Ratliff chose the letter "iL" as the framework on which to build her discussion of literature, laws, language, ladies, and landscapes that give color to America. On an imaginary tour via slides . conducted by the speaker, guests traveled from Wellington through the Dakotas' Wyoming, Utah, California, anc Washington. She also showec pictures of Wellington gardens. Mrs. Steve Owens and -Mrs. Harold Keller were in charge of the prpgram, and decorations featured small American flags in display on the dining table, and a display .boarc showing major scenic point® in the United States. Attending were Mrs. Rob Isbell, Mrs. Ernest Harwell, Mrs Jimmie Kelso, Mrs. Dee Coleman, Mrs. Otis Emmert, Mrs Zook Thomas, Mrs. Keller, Mrs Owens, Mrs. Ratliff, Mrs. Amos McQueary, Mrs. Bura Hanclley and Mrs. A. V. Lowrie, Mrs. Ly clia McPherson, Mrs. Franci Roberts, Mrs. Truman Estes Mrs. D. L. Jones, Mrs. Rufu Sweat, Mrs. John Justice o •Clarendon, Mrs. Pearl Aaron, Mrs. Fre Watkins, Mrs. Byron Duncan Miss Edith Jackson, Miss Ros Shadid, Miss Bessie Rainer, an Miss Louise Fulchei'. i'ate families attended. Miss Fulcher is the daughter f Mrs. R. F. Fulcher and the ate Mr. Fulcher. She received er education here and enter- d the tax office in 1950 as eputy. She was elected to the ffice in 1959. She is .a tpast president of he Business and Professional Women's Club and a member of its chorus. She isi active in Tirst Baptist Church, a mem- )er of the Tax Assessor's and lollector's Association of Texas and on the board of direc- x>rs of the Wellington Alumn Association. Mr. Sweat is the son of Mrs A. O. Sweat and the late Mr Sweat. He received his degree :rom West Texas State Uni versity and has been with th< Soil Conservation Service for a number of years. His as signments were at Clarendon Canadian, Memphis and Corsi cana before he was 'transferred io Quitaque in August 1963 He also is active in the Bap tist Church. For her. wedding, the brid wore a. light blue wool dress made with a jewel neckline short sleeves and straight skirt Her white feathered hat had a short veil, and her corsag was of white roses. For travel she added a full-length match ing coat. Mr. and Mrs. Sweat are no\ at home in Quitaque. Little Workers 4-H Choose Winners The iLdttle Workers 4-H Club met recently for a selection of honor members, chosen on points. The queen was Lillie Ann Rogers; and Princesses Mary Nell Ed ens and Karen Maxwell. Others present were Cozetta Seitvz and Jennifer Bouchelle. Study Club Has Texas Program On February 27 the members of the 1924 Study Club celebrated Texas Independence Day with "Feminine Focus . . . on the Lone Star State" as ..he overall theme. Hostess and program chairman was Mrs. B. M. Sims, Mrs. Texas of 1963. Mrs. Mack Bush, Top of Texas District board member, led ihe group in the pledge to the Texas flag and directed group dnging of "Texas, Our Texas." "Blue Bonnet, Flower of Texas" was sung t>y the club ;rio—Mrs. Bush, Mrs. Sims and Mrs. Don Van Pelt. The music of this song was (played by a small band of musicians during the Battle of San Jacinto and became the national song of the Republic of Texas. Standing .beside a centerpiece of the Texas flag and a replica: of Texas amid 1 flowers', Mrs. Sims presented' "A Musical Profile on the Lone Star State". This survey of one aspect; of cultural progress in Texas in- chided examples of some songs Mrs. Sims presented to supplement the commentary, were reproduced from early editions in a book "by Lota M. Spell. Present day Texas composers were mentioned with special emphasis on composers from the Texas Panhandle, such a:s Dr. Houston (Bright, Radie Britain and Charlotte Ingham Word. Local composers whose works have been (performed in public include Millard Brown and Sidney Duncan. •Mrs. Sims mentioned that through the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation the fine arts of this locale are to be preserved for posterity. It was concluded by the audience and speaker that the endeavors of such a foundation provide an excellent way of imparting to countless others that Texas truly has a rich musical heritage. A miniature Texas with a small silver star denoting "Wellington" accompanied each dessert plate. Attending was one guest, Mrs. Scott Neill, and 15 members. Mrs. J. L. Burt spent several days last week in Borger wiitih her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Roy iBrinson and Beverly. She also visited with a grandson, Mr. and Mrs. Burt Brinson and Brooks. Weekend visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Graves were their son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Graves and family of Wichita Falls, and Mr. and Mrs. Bud White of Amari'llo. The Jimmie Graves also visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Roberson and the Whites visited his mother, Mrs. Oracle White. Mrs. Mayo Thurman and daughter of Amarillo spent the past week end with her mother, Mrs. Donnie Huston. Harmon Couple Marries Here Miss Lola Jean Wilson and James Stegal, both of whom live in Harmon county, were married in a quiet ceremony Feb. 14 in the West Avenue Church of Christ. Min. Don WiHingham of Hollis officiated. The bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Goldie Wilson of Wellington. The bridesmaid was -Mrs. Mary Thomason, and the best man was Donald Stegal. They are the sister and brother of the bridegroom. For the ceremony, ijie bride wore a beige silk dress with harmonizing accessories. The couple will make their home near Hollis. Baggeft-Nation Wedding Set Mr. and Mrs. Haskell C. Baggett are announcing the approaching marriage of thcii daughter, Ann, to Jackie Nation. The parents of the prospective bridegroom are (Bi?l Nation of Wellington, and the late Mrs. Dollie Martin. The couple will be married Saturday, March 28, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Land in Wellington, with the immediate families attending. Miss Baggett is a senior in Quail high school, and her fiance is engaged in farming. WEBELOS WILL STEP INTO SCOUTING These nine boys participated in the Cub Scout ceremonial and awards program for the last time Monday evening, Feb. 24, at their Blue and Gold Banquet. These are the Webelos, 11 year old boys who have completed the Cubbing program and who will next enroll as Boy Scouts. Harry McEwen, Cubmaster, here hands a pin to Reece Bowen. Behind him, from left, are Jimmy McEwen, David Jackson, Teddy McLain, Bobby Saied, Randy Aaron, Ted Bailey, Danny Gray and Brad Kopp. These boys have been Cubs since they were eight years old. Shower Recently Honors Mrs. Tommy Pendergrass, a Mid-Winter Bride Mrs. Tommy Pendergrass, a mid-winter bride, was honored recently at a shower in the home of -Mrs. Curtis Bullington. Co-hostesses with her were Mrs. Lloyd Parker, Mrs. Earl Parker, Mrs. Lonnie Needham, Mrs. Henry Wolf, Mrs. Dry Tow, Mrs. Mae Duckworth, Mrs. Willie Tow. Mrs. Francis Roberts, and Mrs. Billy Williams. Mrs. Lloyd Parker met the guests and Mrs. Earl Parker was at the register. A Valentine motif was. carried out in decorations for the serving table, and appointments were of crystal. Mrs. Tow, Mrs. Roberts, and Mz-s. Needhom served th guests. Friends called 1 between 7:3 and 9 p.m. Tanya Dee Holiman, claugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. H. iLewi Holiman of Fort Worth spen last week with her grandpar ents, Mr. and Mrs. Buste Hughs. Mr. and Mrs. Randall Rr burn and 1 baby of Lipan wei visitors from Friday until Sur day with his parents and aim Mi\ and Mrs. 0. B. Raburn an Miss Virda Raburn. German bee hives are pain cd bright colors to guide tl bees to their own hives. TWO OPERATORS To Serve You We Are Pleased to Announce that Glenda Kellison has been added to our beauty shop and we invite you to call for appointments. $10.00 Permanents - $750 $12.50 Permanents - $1000 PHONE 447-2624 PAULINE'S BEAUTY SHOP 1402 West Avenue Rich pasture land yields about 700 pounds of cattle or sheep per year. THERE'S A IN EVERY DAY ' You can't see it, although it's constantly at your fingertips. You can't hear it, but it makes things "hum." Electricity is the magic touch that brings modern living into your life. Electricity heats your home in winter, cools it in summer, cooks for the family, does the laundry, entertains you and can even "sit" for the baby. There's almost no end to the magical comfort and convenience of total electric living. Now's the time to add the magic touch to your family living. © NRECA ELECTRICITY-thel heart /of modern living Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. DEEP BREAKING PLANTING CULTIVATING LISTING Pictured above is an example of the Deep Breaking we are now doing in the Wellington area. This was taken on the Fred Cox Farm near Loco and we will be pleased to show you other fields where we have done deep breaking in other types of soils. We have three JOHN DEERE tractors in the 40-10 and 40-20 sizes and can do CUSTOM LISTING, PLANTING, CULTIVATING and ONE WAY- ING. Timing is all important in modern day farming and we can do any of these types of Custom Plowing quickly and efficiently. Call us if you are in need of such services. Stuckey and Hopper Aubrey Stuckey Phone 447-2418 G. B. Hopper Phone 447-2458

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