The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on March 5, 1964 · Page 10
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March 5, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 10

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DIDACTICS —By Deskins Wells The death of Morris Wells leaves a vacuum in our community that as intangible but •which is also very real for he held a special niche in the thoughts and minds of the people of the Wellington area that was occupied by no other man in my memory. •^ This observation has no bearing on the insurance and) abstract business -which he and Lee C. O'Neil operated and which he and his brother increased to greater proportions. The business will continue smoothly and efficiently as it has in the past. Following the death of his brother, Morris Wells formed a partnership with Harold Watkins, Calvin Hurst and Jack Sanford as weh as retaining the other experienced employees of the firm These able and capable people will continue the business in its original role. The real loss in the departure of Morris Wells is a personal matter with many people and has little to do with the abstract and insurance business because he was their advisor and consultant in many matters. His knowledge of wills contracts, endowments, mortgages, land value® and other aspects of business and! business law was tremendous. His perception of the true value of these functions of an organized society as they pertained to the lives of his fellowman was incisive and compassive and he gave of this knowledge with a free heart, to anyone who cared to ask for it. As Tom Campbell remarked the day after his funeral: "We are going to miss Morris Wells in so many ways." — Basketball is over in Collingsworth for this season, but watch out for next year because that is the time when the fireworks will start. The Rockettes lost in their try for bi-district honors, ibut they had a splendid season for it is no little thing to be district champions. Sanford-Fritch is on its way to the state finals and this was the team that defeated the Rockets in bi-district play. The Skyrockets outscored them from the field, but were stone cold when dt came to garnering points from the free throw line. Wellington should have an excellent boys again next year for nearly all of the starters will return and there are some good boys moving up from the freshman and sophomore ranks. Quail, however, is the team to watch in 1965. Nearly all of their 1964 squad will be on the court again next year. Their ancient nemesis, Samnorwood, will 1 graduate a large part of their 'starting team and will have to rebuild and clown at Dodson, Bill ILackey does not have the .boys in numbers enough to cope with a team like Quail i® going to be, barring accidents or some other unforeseen events. That gets the boys from the sandhills and the shinnery patches safely out of the county where some of their most strenuous competition has been in former years. What about getting up the caprock and on to competition on the high plains? How about getting by Quitaque which defeated both Wellington and Quail this year ? Quitaque keeps their one good tall player, but 'they will be losing nearly and one good everyone else, man does not make a championship team. The same story is true of 'most •of the other Class B teams of Region 1. • McAdoo which is on its way to the 'State finals for the second year in a row will have to rebuild entirely in 1965, This is climbing way out on a limb, but I proudly predict that Quail will be state champions in their class in 1965. It is a cinch like predicting rain in May except Open House at Quail for Public Schools Week Public School Week at Quai will be observed iby an open house Friday, March 6 at 2:30 p.m., -with students, faculty and patrons participating. A short program will 1>e-held in the gymnasium and wlH include folk songs and patriotic music presented by the Quad high school chorus. After this, -the students wiL conduct the parents and visitors to the rooms for visitations according to Herman Moseley superintendent. "Everyone is cordially invited to visit the school at this time," he said. Palmer Massey to Retire From Highway Dept. Palmer Massey, dft strict engineer of the Texas Highway Department, will retire at the end of this month. He moved ,tjo ChildSress in 1932 from Paducah, when the district offices were moved there. He was assistant district engineer until 1950, when he was promoted to his present post. Massey joined the highway department in June 1921 at Austin, where he was graduated from .the University of Texas. He is well known in Wellington through his work with this county's road program, as well as a southeast Panhandle civic leader. Mr. and Mrs. Massey will continue to make their home in Childress. Farm Specialists — from page one Form Truck Tags Stolen Friday Theft of a set of 1964 farm truck tags from a pickup was reported by Silos Crawford on Friday, Feb. 28, Sheriff John Rainey raid. The tags were lying in the cab, he added, and the theft occurred at the Crawford farm The license number is 8A 8502. County Spelling Bee Scheduled for April 9 The county-Avide Spelling Bee has been set for Thursday, April 9, at the county courthouse, B. W. Beaird, county superintendent, announced this week. The Bee will begin at 10 a.m. and 1 as in the past will be in two divisions. Students from four schools will participate. The winner of the senior Bee will compete in the district 30 pound's of phosphorus can do ^" be expected to return good no eAjjecteu co return good — •.-«•».* ^^n^vy .4.^/1. n_/np- yields on cotton if moisture is P led chlldren ^d Adults and not extremely limited," he said. lts , 9 .° local1 counfc y Easter Seal He recommended soil tests to afflllate s want ipeople to ask determine the needs of any particular farm. The three ipilant diseases common to this area are seedling disease, fusarium wilt and nematodes', Dr. iBerry explained. that last year in May. just did rain Our neighbor, Carrie Starkey, says it thundered on February 14 and therefore it will frost on April 14. J. B. Castleberry says that March came in like a lamb and that we should expect a blizzard or , a 1 tremendous sandstorm on March 31. These old folk sayings are true in a general way, but art; is better not to bet any folding money on the exact dates because our calendar is not exact according to the celestial calendar that is kept by ,the ' sun and stars. the moon arid The 1964 map of Texas that is "being distributed .toy the Highway Departanent '•"'• is the most } attractive that 1 Ihsfca been put out to date. You can g«J one free iby filling out a' postcard at >the tax assessor's office. •«.^«.:*-,, "To combat the first of these, seedling disease, it is wise to wait until the soil reaches 60 degrees for 10 successive d'ays before planting," Dr. Berry said. "Don't plant too thick and don't plant too deep in the furrow," he continued. "Use vigorous seed 1 —good quality seed —and if this problem persists, you may be interested in in- furrow fungicides." Dwane Scott, farm demonstration assistant, is planning a demonstration of this type, and cotton grower® here will bave the opportunity to see what Berry was describing. Nematodes and fusarium go together more often than not, and the most successful method of dealing with them is soil fumigation, Dr. Berry said "But know the economics of the thing. It costs from $10 to ?12 per acre, so be sure you lave tihe (problem before you start out," he warned. Since Gunter's discussion was Jased on 'Collingsworth county tests, his talk will be carried n greater detail in a later issue of The Wellington Leader. It will deal with the eraclica- ;ion of weeds by the use of chemical®, and here again, the economics of tihe method will >e stressed. Not all fanners can use chemical weed eradication suc- :essfully, Gunter pointed out. "If your hand hoeing isn't costing you more than $3 per acre, it's cheaper to use it," he said. Quail Exes — from page one Ruth White, Dekna Needey, Virginia Kimibro, Joyce Kersten, Melba Marcum, Willie Faye Henard and Esta Glenn. Alpha Brock captains the other team, and her members are Martha Morris, Avarylla White, Rosetta Wischkaemper, Yvonne Canada, Rosa White, Alice Davis, Ernestine 'Cummings, Pat Morgan, and Sherri Hiett. Members of Horton's team are Billy Wilson, Jack Morgan, Raymond Neeley, P. J. White, Wayne Cummlngs, Dale Ratliff, Billy Moseley, John Alf Thomas, lLoyd Langley and Lewis Morris. Donald Langley heads the other team, which is made up of Gano Wilson, Dean Johnson, Jack Neeley, Lonnie Neeley, N. E. Child'ers, Jack Aaron, John Coffee, Jerrell Morris, Horton said. event in Amarillo on May 2, Mr. Beaird said. The junior winner will attend that event but will not compete. The spelling lists will be available through Mr. Beaird's office, and the school contests will ibe held shortly before the county event. Easter Seals Go in Mail This Week This week and the next, more than a million Texas homes will receive their 1964 Easter Seals in the mail. Many of these people when they open .their Easter 'Seals will no doubt ask, as well they should, "What do Easter Seals The Texas Society for Crip- because they are proud to tell. All right, just what do Eas>ter Seals do? Well, they do a lot of things, but they all add up to one word—rehabilitation —•preparing crippled children and handicapped adults for active, useful lives. This means months, often years of treatment so that a child can go to school or a man or woman can hold down a job. The Texas Society and its local affiliates have nearly 30 treatment centers all over the state where handicapped people are being rehabilitated — but more are needed and the .programs in the existing centers should be expanded to meet the ever-growing need. It's a wonderful thing to see a crippled child walk for the. first time. It's a kind of miracle—and although it doesn't happen overnight, it does happen at Easter Seal centers all the time. It takes lots of time, effort and money. Won't you share in a miracle? Rockettes — from page one got a 15-point lead, widening as Gruver and fouled a little bit more. Gruver outscored the Rockettes from the free throw line 21 to 7, but Wellington led scoring from the field 15 goals to 14. Anita Stages, hitting a short jump shot with deadly accuracy, scored 27 points for .Giruver and Blankenship, taking turns hitting from the outside, dribbling in for Qayups and setting up States, hit for 19. Betty Courtney led the Rock- ettes with 19 points .and Joyce Holton added 10. Wellington (37) fg ft tp •Courtney 7 5 19 J. Orr 204 Holton 4 2 10 Blain 000 Childress 000 Glenn 102 Sullivan .. . 0 00 Warrick 102 Total's -15 7 37 Gruver (49) (Blankenship States Odom Hardesty Gammill Crawford Baylesa Totals Wellington Gruver 8 10 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 14 17 21 5 13 2 1 0 0 0 21 24 38 19 27 2 1 0 0 0 49 37 49 DON'T GET UP NIGHTS It takes just 39<S and 12 hours to start relief—or your money back at any drug store. When Kenneth Hodge and J. I. Mor- functional kidney disorders e a n. cause getting up nights, scanty Practice sessions have been flow, burning, backache, leg under way for three weeks, but pains, dizziness—usp e&sy-to- if any other ex-students want take BUKETS' ^WJaV'^trSalment. to play, they can come out Acts fast to increase and regu- Friday evening and take part, late passage.!? Wnrikrm iani«* ' onxfO TYDTT/V« SONS DRUG? txes Set Banquet for March 28 The annual Quail Ex-Studtents banquet; will be held on the traditional date, Saturday night before Easter, March 28, at the school gymnasium. Plans for that event are now being made. The reunion will begin at 7:30 p.m. and in addition to the meal, there will be entertainment and time to visit, according to Patsy Gresham, of 4904 Oregon Trail, Amarillo. Reservations, $2.00 each, may be sent to the Quail school and will be received until March 25. All present and former teachers and board members, as well as former students and -their guests are eligible to attend, Mrs. Gresham said. Church-Wide Mission Study for Methodists A church-wide mission study is slated for the membership of First Methodist Church from Sunday, March 8 through Wednesday, March, 11, the Rev. Davis B. Edens, pastor, has announced The study will be based on a book, "Our Mission Today," t»y Tracy K. Jones Jr., who has been a missionary to both China and Mailaya. Mrs. Bob McAlister will be the leader of the adult group and Mrs. Cecil Masten and Miss Vicki Killian will lead the children's sessions. Mrs. McLain at AIA Insurance Mrs. Glenn McLain recently >ecame an employee of the Alen Insurance Agency, to fill •he vacancy created when Mrs. Gorman Owens resigned. Musi. McLain was a former >artner in the Wellington Stu- lio and 1 during .the past fall was employed as bookkeeper at the Wellington Gin. Attend Funeral Kites Friday A group from here were at Keys, Okla., and' AmarilJo Friday to attend the funeral services for Woody Nunn, 41, a cousin. Attending both the funeral at Keys and the iburial rites at Amaril'lo were Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Clement and Mrs. Lester Harwell. Mrs. E. C. Clement, Miss Mabel Clement and 1 Miss Inez Clement attended the service at Amarillo. Mercury is the swiftest moving planet. Rotary Holds Business Meet Wellington Rotarians, in a business meeting that followed the regular luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 25, nominated a slate of directors, to be voted on Tuesday, March 10. Henry Sullivan then spoke to the group briefly on bringing new business to Wellington. Memphis Little Theatre Sets li "Nifty Nineties By Virginia Browder Two nights of variety entertainment billed as "The Nifty Nineties" will be staged by the Memphis Little Theatre .with the cooperation of six other local women's clubs the evenings of March 9 and 10 in the new Community auditorium in Memphis. This revue of the gay and flaming 1890's, boasting an excellent cast of .local talent, promises the spectators two hours of comedy, music, dancing, and refreshments on the "bill of fare." Tickets for this extravaganza, of color, pretty girls, and barber shop harmony go on sale next week with the Memphis Business and Profesional Women handling the ticket sales. The price for the tickets will be $1 for adults and 50 cents for students with no reserved seats. Furthermore, one ot the features of this vaudeville show will be the tear-jerking, heart- rendering "Meller Drammer" entitled "Egad, What a Cad!" Excluding their dramatic ability in the cast of characters will be Jean Clements as Constant Hope; Chartene Greene as Sadie Snooper; Johnny Harell as Minley Rash, the sleuth; Joanne Crawford as Abbigail Appleby; Phil Wootcn as Bei-tram Oleander, the ruthless vil- ian; Katherine Jones as Mrs. 5raystone; Dr. David Aronofsky as Mr. Graystone; and Carol Greene will be "cue card irl" to direct the hissing and booing. With such a cast, the audience will sit spell bound ;o the bitter end of the dynamic performance. Faith Baptist Revival Opens on March 15th The Faith Baptist Church will begin a revival Sunday, March 15 and continue through March 22. There will be no morning services except on Sundays. On week nights, prayer meetings begin at 7 p.m., and the preaching hour will be 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Carroll .Harmon of Canadian wiN 'be the evangelist and Ted Parker, minister of music at the First Baptist; Church, will be leading the singing. The Rev. Kenneth Quaid, pastor, invites everyone to attend. Soil Conservation — from page one was Jimmy Martindale, also a senior. The other winners were Gary Hiett, a junior; Carolyn Cook, sophomore; Jay Wisch- kaemper, freshman; and Karen Cunningham, eightft grade. The Quail winner was Kirby Word, a senior. Class winners were Denzil Phipps, junior; Janace Pitts, sophomore; Robert Blevins, freshman; Gary Don Neeley, eighth gradle, and Jams Lee .Qosnett, seventh grade. AH papers entered in the essay contest were forwarded to the Fort Worth Press to be judged in the state contest. STATE SPENDS $2.3 BILLION IN 1963 State Comptroller Robert S Calvert; reported the state of Texas spent $2,300,000,000 in fiscal 1963, and wound up with a net (balance of $219,300,000. Miss Diane Owens of Borger spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Dwens. He .became county agent at 3hildress two years ago. 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BOX 1Q9 and Avenue I ' THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, March 5, 1964 Funeral Held for Koyloh Holcomb 'Private funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 26 for Miss Kaylah Holcomb, 20, at the Settegast-Kopf Chapel in Houston. Dr. Charles Allen, pastor of First Methodist Church, Houston, officiated). Miss Holcomb was tihe daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Holcomb of Bayfcown, and a granddaughter of Mrs. Jennie Holcomb. She was a junior in Rice University where she was listed on the President's Honor Roll. She was graduated 12th in her class in 1960 from Robert E. Lee High School, Baytown. , Survivors 1 are her parents and one brother, Henry, of (Baytown. Attending the funeral from here were Mrs. Holcomib and Dr. and Mrs. Carter Holcomb. 60 Girls — from page one Nancy Crawley, House of Beauty; Charlotte Gibbs, Lora's Beauty Shop; Rosario Saldina, Hi-Way Cafe; Mary Beth Aaron, Tom'a Red Top Cafe; Sharon Harris, Whiteway Cafe; Patricia Bouchelle, Duncan's Service Center; Virginia Patterson, Langford Texaco Station; Vicki Killian, Owens Super Service; Judy PhiHips, Phipps Service Station; Peggy Crawford, Tyler Electric; Regina Ferguson, Cicero's Barber Shop; Glenna Taylor, Vumiore Co.; and Jane Orr, Future Farmers of America; Wanda Clubb, West Texas Utilities; and Linda Sikes, Faibric and Hobby Shop. J Wellington FF A Members Trim Peach Tres Wellington Future Fanners are pruning peach trees for people of the community as a service project, Danny .Garcia, vocational ag instructor, an^ nounced this week. The work will be done as the students' time permits, but anyone having a small number of trees can contact Garcia or any FFA member. "This is the time of year peach trees should be pruned, as the sap has started flowing," Garcia said. "They should be pruned every year to cut out the dead wood and broken and split limbs, and to eliminate crowding branches. Also pruning every year will prevent limb breakage when there is a big; crop of fruit." John Kent of Borger was the house guest last week end of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Owens. CARE For Those You Love Thomas Nursing Home 1200 Fifteenth St. Wellington, Texas On Brand New Outfits for A Boys Make Us Your Headquarters for Fine Easter Dress-Ups SUITS — Styled to make your son the handsomest in the Easter parade. 3-button, natural shoulders. Boys Suits Sizes 13 to 20 Regular $22.95 to $29.95 $1998 Sizes 6 to 12 Regular $18.95 to $22.95 $1498 Sport Coats SPORT COATS — Smart plaid patterns, perfect weight for into-summer wear. . Sizes 13 to 20 Regular $15.95 to $21.95 NOW $1398 Sizes 6 to 12 Regular $11.95 to $15.95 $998 Eddie Slay Giotto*

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