The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on March 5, 1964 · Page 9
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March 5, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 9

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Thursday, March 5, 1964
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THIS TOSS—TWO POINTS Joe Harris, No. 23, for the Quails, made two points on this one, as action went to fever pitch mid-way in the Quail-Quitaque bi-district game monday night, Feb. 25, in Wellington Gymnasium. Waiting below are Robin Brown, No. 30; Jim Saul. No. 12. 6 County Men Register for Draft in Feb. Six Collingsworth county men were registered for the draft Lora The during February, Mrs. Martin, registrar, told Wellington .Leader. The five 18-year-olds were Johnny Ray Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Jones of Wellington; Arturo Garza, son of Frank Garza of Lutie; Calvin Roland, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Roland of Wellington; Duarte Campbell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Campbell of Quail; and Abelino M. De Bosque Jr., son of Mr. auc Mrs. Abelino M. Del Bosque Sr., of Dozier. The sixth man to registci was a resident alien, Baldc mero Pena Vasquez of Well ington. He is from Mexico. Mrs. Martin explained tha the alien registration is no just for the 18 year olds. I is registration for the draft o those persons registered as ali ens to this counti-y. WTU Will Pass Tax Savings to Customers Savings resulting from the reduction in Federal income taxes will 'be passed on to West Texas Utilities customers according to plans for a system-wide rate reduction an- ouncecl today. These reduc- ions in rates will save cus- omers about $1 million an- ually, approximately 2.8% at his time. Savings will be even greater as electric sales grow. D. C. Powell, WTU local nan-ager, announced that the om'pany pl'aiis to pass on the till benefits of the tax reduc- ion which it will receive un- er the new tax law. Under he new law the income tax on orporations will be reduced in two steps of 2% each. The orpoi'ate income tax will go rom 52% to 50% in 1964 and rom 50% to 48% in 1965. "We are giving customers he .benefit of both .the tax re- Suction already established for 964 and the tax reduction scheduled for 1964," Gal Young, WTU president, said. "Passing this tax saving on to customers in the form of rate reductions will simply leave the company with the same rate of eturn it has been earning." "Such system-wide rate reductions require extensive stu- ly," Young continued. "In addition, after the new rates are lesignated, considerable work will have to be done to adjust our IBM computer billing procedures to these new rates." Young added, "We expect to lave the new rates in effect by mid-summer . . . probably in July or August. Prior to the time the rates are placed in effect, they must be approved 3y each incorporated city." "WTU has a unique record for any industry . . . one of which we are very proud, 1 ' Young pointed out. "WTU has never raised a rate. Through the years we have consistently reduced 1 the cost of service as plant efficiency and improved operations, together with increased customer usage permitted. This planned rate reduction is a continuation of that long-established policy." WTU supplies electric service for Wellington and 165 other West Texas towns and communities in 50 counties extending from the Red River to the Rio Grande. Even the clog catcher is vul nerablc to automation. An elec tronic computer will be usec this year to track down per sons who do not renew thei dog owners' licenses in Milwau kee, Wis. Can Decontaminate Radio Active Milk COLLEGE STATION. — A new process for removing strontium 90 from milk is soon to bo tested on a commercial basis, says A. M. Meekma, dairy specialist with the Texas Agricultural Experiment Service. The cpecialist 'points out that THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, March 5, 1964 the present and foreseeable consumption of radiostrontium in milk and other foods is well below the level considered by the Federal Radiation Council to be acceptable for a lifetime. However, there is a need for a standby decontamination process that would also maintain the nutritive value, wholesomeness, flavor and sanitary quality of our milk supply in the event of an emergency, he explains. MEMBERS OF DEN TWO Mrs. Harry McEwen, Den Mother for Den 2 of the Cub Scout Pack, here hands out pins to theyoung- sters at the traditional Blue and Gold Banquet on Monday evening, Feb. 24. Receiving his pin from Mrs. McEwen is Kenny Stallings, and others, reading from left are Benny Stallings, Mike Jackson, Wayne McEwen, Charles Taylor, Johnny Holton, and Jerry Bowen. Present for the banquet to see the boys honored were their parents and other friends. FRESH STOCKYOUR FREEZER GROUND BEEF Pound — 39* or 10 Pounds — $3.50 BEEF Rl Pound or 10 Lbs. for —$1.90 TEXAS INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION UP Texas industrial production rose six per cent during 1963, and outlook for continued expansion of the economy in '64 is "generally (promising," reports The University of Texas Bureau of Business Research. Classified ads get results. Chuck Steak Lean Pound 39$ or 10 Lbs.— $3.75 Round Steak Pound 79$ Lean Chuck Roast 3 5$ Pound — The 1964 flameless define Frigidaire washers and dryers offer complete freedom from washday drudgery. They're completely automatic and virtually maintenance free. The washer is equipped with a unique 3-ring agitator which keeps clothes in the under water "Action Zone," removes lint, guards against tangling, and unfolds every piece to clean them inside and out. And by the way, the washer automatically dispenses bleach and detergent, whether liquid or powder. The Flowing Heat dryer tumbles clothes gently on a cushion of air, pampering the finest fabrics. And the Automatic Dry control shuts the dryer off when clothes arc 'just-right' dry. No other washer and dryer approaches Frigidaire for quality, advancement, and performance. favirogt) $OOO 3 CARROTS 9 19* CELLO Ai FOR B f Nice Large Pound TOMATOES Package ARM ROAST, Ib. RIB ARMOUR STAR PICNIC-PAK 43« STEAK, Ib 49« BACON, Ib. .. 49« FRANKS, 2 Ib. 3 cartons $100 HONEYBOY SALMON TENDER CRUST Tall Can BREAD 1 1 / 2 Lb.Loaf SHURFINE SWANSDOWN COOKING OIL CAKE MIX 3for 89« Aunt Jemima 5 Pounds — Morton's Crea m Each (12.78 monthly— offer regular down payment) ConvtnlMt lenw may U paM *!& your regular Monthly electrk itatenwnt. Sti the Frigidaire washers and matching electric dryers at your WTU showroom. FREE WIRING to WTU customers who purchase their electric clothes dryers from WTU (or local appliance dealer.) \\festTexas Utilities Company an investor owned company MEAL 394 PIES Double Stamps Tues., Mar. 10 29$

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