The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on March 12, 1964 · Page 10
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 10

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, March 12, 1964
Page 10
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DIDACTICS —By Deskins Wells Down here in Texas where no (presidential primary is held it is difficult for us to understand all the publicity and TV time that was given the ope in New Hampshire this week After all thei-e will be only 16 in the United States this year with the last one being held in California in June. That means that 34 of the states will ex- pressi their preference by a different system. Even in the states that do hold presidential primaries the outcome is not really decisive for the delegates have to abide by the selection on only the first or seconc votes at the national conventions. Anyway Henry Cabot Lodge led 'the Republican ticket in a write-in campaign' with Gokfavater second and Rockefeller third. There is no question as to who will ibe (the standard bearer for the Democrats, with President Johnson practically assured of that position. The big question ,is going to be who will the Democrats select as the viceMpresidential candidate. There are a number of able men who would strengthen the ticket, but if Bobby Kennedy is nominated as is being talked iby some .groups the fat is going to be in the fire as far as the Midwest and South are concerned. Here is some news that saddens me not one whit. The National Observer reports that while Cleopatra may not be classed as a ".turkey" just yet, the film is showing hen-house ways. That) means it is not producing at the box office like it should if Twentieth Century Fox is going to get iback a sizeable part of the 44 million dollars they spent on the production. Even if the show were a .good one, which reliable critics say it is not, the off stage antics of Liz and OBurton is enough to cause many people to stay away. Personally I have never cai*- ed for Elizabeth Taylor. There is something sickening about her even on 1 the screen. Besides I am a Helen Hayes, Claudette Colbert and Rosalyn Russell man myself—Helen for heavy acting and Ctaudette and Rosalyn for comedy. This may date me, tout; I will also take Gary Cooper over the singing cowboys of today. That red station wagon you see members of the 'Wellington Volunteer Fire Department driving around has more to dt than meets the eye. It is equipped with a dynamo capable of generating 2,000 wa$s continuously. If they are called to a place where the lights are off they can string wire and have twenty 100 watt bulbs glowing in a short time. Or if a building is filled with dangerous smoke, they can set up a, fan, open a vent and ibTow it out making it safer for the firemen. Johnny Cagle is about as proud of the new equipment as he is of the shiny station wagon. Herman Harris thinks spring will be early this year for a mocking bird lias been singing in his yard since the first of the month. We have had our share of ibirds these last few weeks, robins, cardinals, wrens, three kinds of woodpeckers or maybe (they are sapsuckers, one pair of green jays, numerous blue jays, a pair of mourning doves and a flock of iblack- birds. But as usual Mrs. J. Frank Johnson comes up with something we do not; have. She observed a migration of bluebirds, a host of them, working their way south across the Johnson ranch last week. You can have your collection of 'birds if you will turn on the sprinkler on dry hot days. It will attract the feathered friends much quicker than trying to feed them. Mrs. Pearl Crow Ooleman, who owns land near Lutie, wants to know about the Shell test south of Salt Fork. I can't tell hex much because it is being drilled as a' tight hole. No other conupany is helping Shell with i^he test and they are not putting out any information. They are still going down at a good clip. Joe HemphilJ writes to say: "Thanks for your reminder a- toout the subscription. Looks to 1719 like Deskjns Wells signature has changed a Jot, but maybe like me he is growing older." Well, I catt remember when Joe Hemphill didn't act too old. Mrs. Thompson —Continued from Page One Jake Montgomery of Saronor- wood. There are nine grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Blfc ACTION F6R LITTLE PLAYERS Wellington's Nickey Watts, extreme right, makes a toss to the basket in one of the exciting moments of the championship finals of the Dodson Peewee Tournament, that saw the Arnett and Wellington youngsters as competitors. Arnett won 27 to 7. James Edward Stevenson, No. 21, is guarding Watts at this point. He lives at Westview Boys Home and attends school at Arnett. At left in the picture is Gary Brewer of Wellington, and at the back, partially visible behind the Arnett boy, is Teddy Martin. Other Arnett players in this game were Mike McClendon, Steve Carter, Bruce Rambaugh, Danny Holder and Robert Scott. "The thing my team was talking about during timeout periods was what good sportsmen the Wellington boys were," said Bob Copeland, superintendent at Arnett, who coached the boys. Camporee Set April 77-78 District Boy Scout Meetings Due Here Three Scouting events of the Comanche District will be held in Wellington during the latter part of March. The District Round.table will be held Tuesday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. The place will be announced. The Scout leaders' will up the Scouters Camporee and Oubbers Pine Wood Derby. The District Committee meeting will foe held Monday, March 23 at 7:30. There will 'be a C-C Members to Workshop on Leadership Representatives of the Collingsworth Chamber of Commerce will join those from more than 40 other West Texi'S cities for a one-day workshop for community leaders at •he Herring Hotel in Amaril- o Wednesday, March 18, sponsored by the West Texas Ctham- >er of Commerce, according to S T . M. Higdon, local manager. The workshops are designed acquaint local Chamber eaders with their roles in community leadership, to enrich ihese leaders with knowledge of Chamber activities in other areas, and serve as a market place for new .ideas. The community sez-vices committee of WTOC is the siponsor- ng group. Chairman of the committee is Charlie Young of 3 lainview, manager of the 'lainview Chamber of Commerce. Co-chairman is Si Ragsdale, manager of the Denton Chamber of Commerce. Staff members from WTCC who will >e present for the workshop are Jack G. Springer, executive vice president, and Ralph >uncan, manager of the community services department. The Amarillo meeting will open at 9:30 a.m. and close at p.m. The progi-am will include a ceynote address on "Responsi- )ility of Chamber Leadership," jy <C. F. Milnar, (president of .he Amarillo Chamber and ajsc a director in the WTCC. Mrs. Miller —Continued from Page One and Mrs. H. A. Melton of Pueblo, Colo. A sister-in-law, Mrs. Edith Estes of Wellington, and a number of nieces and nephews survive. Chinese office buildings have statues of fierce dogs or lions at the door to scare demons. review of tour permits by Charles Gragg, district health and safety chairman. Also a .part of this meeting will be the District Commissioners' meeting. An April event, and high- Light of the year for Scouts of the Comanche District, is the annual Camporee, which will be held on Buck Creek again. The dates are Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18. Manuel Has Texaco Station Don Manuel this week announced that he is operating Don's Texaco, located at the comer of 9th Street and Highway 83. Manuel is already welf known here and is experienced in service station work. "We will offer all those services you expect in a first- class service station and we invite you to come by and get acquainted," the new operator said. Revival Worker The Rev. James 0. Todd, pastor of the Lackland Heights Baptist Church, San Antonio, will spearhead the jubilee efforts in the churches of the North Fork Baptist Association from March 29 to April 12. Absentee Voting —Continued from Page One County Trustees Three county trustees will be elected to fill the three places. Only the incumbents filed as candidates, and these include Walter Camp, Precinct 1; Lonnie Neeley, Precinct 3, and L. D. McMinn, trustee at large. Mr. and Mrs. Don Hood and Marc, of Lubbock, spent the past week end witli her mother, Mrs. L. E. Griibble. Leal Churches Take Part in Jubilee Revival March 29 to April 12 are important dates for members of the 20 Southern Baptist Churches in the North Fork Association area. These dates mark the coming of "Jubilee Revivals." The revival effort will see the joining of hands from seven Baptist groups a.- cross the American scene. For Southern Baptists, the dates will be the climaxing of a six year movement to start 10,000 new churches and 20,000 new missions by the end of 1964. Known as the "30,000 Movement," the effort has made great progress. Reports showed that afc the end of the 1963 year, only 8,000 more churches and missions were needed to reach the goal. Churches participating in the Juibilee effort include: Allison Bethel, Wellington First, Wellington Faith, Kelton, Lela, McLean, Mobeetle, Quail, Samnorwood, Shamrock, and Wheeler. Rev. Dan Beltz, (pastor of the First Baptist Church, McLean, is the chairman of evangelism for the North Fork Association. Faith Baptist Church, one of the participating Wellington churches, is participating in tliis revival movement, but at an earliier date. This meeting will be held from March 15 to 22, according to the pastor, the Rev. Kenneth O^iaid. Memphis PCA —Continued from Pag'e One financial report. Vdee President Glover will preside as chairman of the meeting. In special observance of the association's 30th anniversary, jifts of pearl connotation.will be presented at a special drawing, Van Pelt said. > The Memphis Production iredit Association, owned and operated by more than 570 farmer and rancher stjockhold- er-borrowers, .was organized on Jan. 5, 1934. All federal capital originally advanced for initial 1 capitalization' was retired in 1949 and the association has been wholly operator-owned 1 and controlled since that time. Offices are operated in Memphis, Wellington, Paducah, Matador and Quanah. "Loan funds for all our associations in Texas are obtained through the sale of bonds to the nation's investing pub- "ic," Van Pelt pointed! out Federal funds have never been involved for the associations' financing procedures, ihe emphasized. Association personnel assisting in annual meeting plans include General Manager Van Pelt of Memphis, Assistant Manager Billy R. Jones of Memphis, Edna Richardson of Memphis, assistant treasurer; Secretary Kathryn Hatimer of Memphis, Steno-Olerk Pauline Wynn of Memphis, Field Office Manager Ward Rattan of Matador, Secretary Helen Meyer of Matador; Field Office Manager Chester Havins of Paducah, and Secretary Mary Davis of Paducah; Field Office Manager Herbert Beardlen of Wellington and Secretary Olo- vis Rainey of Wellington. NEW CARS AND TRUCKS Mrs. J. M. Wells, Wellington—Chevrolet 4-door sedan. H. S. Riggs, Wellington — Oldsomobile sedan. Floyd D. Keller, Wellington -Volkswagen. Billy Waters, Wellington — Chevrolet pickup. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, March 12, 1964 , CONSERVATION DISTRICT NEWS A number of co-operators of Salt _ Fork Soil Conservation District are shaping waterways that will be sprigged to Bermuda grass this spring. Two are Olan Cook and Zook Thomas, who had good luck last year sprigging Bermuda, although it .was dry. Probably the best results, however, -were had by Travis McGuire west] of town; He sprigged the grass about June 1, fertilized it, and was lucky enough to get a rain right 'afterward and the waterway was New Equipment Ordered for Little League Little League "baseball directors met Monday night to order new equipment and continue work on iplans for the upcoming season. "We'll have to spend quite a bit on replacements this year," said Bob Crawford, president. New uniforms will be ordered for two teams, along with a considerable amount of other equipment, costing altogether around $450, Crawford said. No new equipment was bought during the last two seasons, he pointed out. Sunday guestp in the home of Misses Marie and Rose Shadid and George Shadid were E. A. Shadid and Jack and Ned Shadid, Phillip Shadid, Miss Eleanor Dakil, Mrs. Allen Hawkins, Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Sha- dri'd and Robin, all of Altus, Okla'.; -Mr. : and Mrs. Frank Dakil of Childress, and John Shadid of Memphis. almost covered the first year. Several co-operators are building diversion terraces also. J. I. Morgan and Ira Morgan of Quail built diversions to protect their hind from outside water and help dry up a lake that has flooded them out for several years. They believe they now can go ahead and raise their regular crops* Zook Thomas also will start another diversion in the .next few days. M. B. Parrigin has finished his terraces under a cost shared Great Plains -program, in which the government paid a-1} the rate of 70%. Grass seeding is in full swing. Some of those now planting or who have completed planting are Garland Hightower of Dodson, Mrs. Oharley Starkey west of town, Marvin Knoll of Lutie, J. 'F. Mcln- tush of Quail, John Coffee and W. S. Moody of Wellington. About half a dozen more are- due to start soon. Does BLADDER IRRITATION MAKE YOU NERVOUS? After 21, common Kidney or Bladder Irritations afreet twice M many women •* men and may make you tenie and nenrou*. bom too frequent, burning or itching • urination both day and night. Secondarily, you may lose sleep and suffer from Headaches, Backache and feel old, tired, depressed. In such Irritation, OYSTEX usually brings fast, relaxing comfort br curbing irritating germs In strong, acid urine and by analgealo pain relief. Get OYSTEX at druggist*. Feel better fait. Lets Get Acquainted We've just taken over this Texaco Dealership. We're excited, and we're anxious to please you and we sincerely hope to meet and serve you soon. Don's Texaco DON MANUEL 9th St. and Highway 83 FOLGERS 1 Pound Can — Coffee Flour Gladiola 5 Lb. 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