The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on March 19, 1964 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 9

Wellington, Texas
Issue Date:
Thursday, March 19, 1964
Page 9
Start Free Trial

Page 9 article text (OCR)

Re-elect Two Directors of Memphis PCA J. C. Emmert of Wellington [and W. C. McClendon. of Pa- jducah were re-elected to three- year terms on the board of di- I rectors of the Memphiiis Pro| diction Credit Association at | the agricultural financing Institution's 30bh annual stock- oMders' meeting, held here Friday, March 13. More than 325 stockholders and guests from across the association's nine-county area attended the business meeting and barbecue luncheon, held at the community building. Emmert and McClend'on were re-elected by acclamation. Emmert has served five previous terms on the board and McClendon has been a director for ten years-. Other highlights of the 30th anniversary meeting were addresses by L. C. Young of Graham, widely known speaker in West Texas, and Jack Barton, assistant vice president of the Federal Intermediate Credit Bank of Houston, discount and supervisory agency for the 36 PCA groups dn Texas. Young discussed opportunities in modern agriculture and stressed that the industry is growing and is a vital part in our nation's economy. "There are many opportunities for the modern, progressive young man today in many field's of agriculture," he declared. Barton pointed out that the home-owned and operated Production Credit Associations receive their loan funds through the sale of bond® to the nation's investing public through the Intermediate Credit Bank. Ample funds are always available, which emphasizes the confidence in the Production Credit System by the nation's investing public, he said. In other business, President Emmert gave a report for the board of directors and traced the growth and progress of the association in its 30 year history. General Manager James Van Pelt gave a financial report and discussed the association's loan activities during the past year. Elected to the 1965 nominating committee were Herb Martin of Flomont, Bruce Gibson of Turkey, Carl Wisch- Tech Honors Leading Aggies LUBBOCK. — Texas Tech's agronomy club honored ^hree Lublbock businessmen and urine outstanding agronomy and range management students at the club's annual banquet in the Texas Tech Union Ballroom. Joe Duncan, a senior from Roscoe, -was named' outstanding senior for the agronomy and range management department. His honors came as the result of his overall achievement at Tech, including extracurricular activities as well as scholastic achievements. The top seniors academically were Joe Dwyer of Wellington, in agronomy, and John Malechek of San Angelo in range management. Dwyer's grade point average was 3.6 while Malechek's was 3.59. John Paul Walter of Lubbock and Tommy Welch) of Seagraves were named as the top juniors. Walter, an agronomy major, recorded a grade point average of 3.14. Welch, a range management student, had a 3.15 grade Ipoint average. Rudolph Baum-gardner of Plainview and Darrell Ueckei-t of Merkel were named as top sophomores. Baumgardner's grade pointj average was 3.9, while Ueckert has a 3.42 grade point average. Baumgardner is studying agronomy while Ueck- THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, March 19, 1964 ert's major is range management. Baumgardner is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Baumgardner and the grandson of Mrs. Joe Baumgardner of Wellington. Outstanding freshmen were Kent Keeton, in agronomy, and Harold Featheringilt in range management. Keeton, from Lubbock posted a 3.78 grade point average. Featheringill, of 01 ton, had a 3.0 average. The eight students cited for academic achievement received certificates of achievement from Dr. Clark Harvey, professor of agronomy and range management at Tech. Lcmgley Buys : Reg. Angus ! Dan F. Langley of Wellington recently purchased seven registered Angus cows from Glen Adkins of Clarendon. Langley is another local farmer now developing an Angus herd. In 1854 the State of Texas purchased 1280 acres of East Texas Big Thicket at $2 per acre and set it aside as an Indian Reservation. IN TWU ALL-GIRL BAND These Skyrocket musicians were selected recently as members of the All-Girl Band which plays each year at Texas Woman's University, Denton. At left is Carol Blain who plays the trumpet in the band, and at right Sammie Thompson and her saxophone. Both girls were offered music scholarships to TWU. Carol is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Ward; Sammie's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Sam Thompson. kaemper of Wellington, .Grady Staggs of Paducah, G. A. Davis of Memphis and D. J. Newman of Quartan. Vice President John Glover of Childress served as chairman of the business meeting. At a board of directors' re- organizational meeting held on Saturday in Memphis, Emmert and Glover were re-elected as president and vice president respectively, and Van Pelt was re-elected general manager and secretary-treasurer. Other board members are L. M. Bartlett of Childress, W. W. George of Marriage Licenses Joel Blackwell Wefbb, 59, and Mrs. Jewel D. Webb, 57, Gray county, Feb. 29. Turkey and McClendon. The Memphis Production Credit Association is owned and operated by more than 550 farmers and ranchers in its nine-county area, composed of Childress, Collingsworth, Cottie, Donley, Foard, Hardeman, Hall, Motley and Eastern Briscoe counties. George Charles Lightfoot, 23, and Miss Clarissa Irene Solomon, 18, Childress county, Mar. 2. Jerry Dale Richai-cfo, 19, and Miss -Mildred Mae Garton, 17, Oklahoma county, Okla., Mar. 6. Gould Daniel Hillbert, 62, and Mrs. Mary Jane Arnold, 48, March 9. Julian Lino Castillo, 17, and Mdss Rebecca Garza, 14, Collingsworth county, March 11. Roy Lee Red, 17, and Miss Eileen ILoretta Wick, 16, Caddo county, Okla., March 11. Builingtoi Rome •>LETE & BUILDING SUPPLIES LOOK AT THESE FARM SPECIALS FW&D All-Expense Educational Tour to COLORADO Lv. Apr. 17—Return Apr. 19 TOU« COST FROM CHILDRESS ADULT CHILD UNDER 12 25 22 YOU'LL V/S/T AND SEE Two of thf Country's moit Intiritting mu- toumi . . . th* Wax Musium ind the Railroad Muiium. hlitorlo Buffalo Bill'i grayo on Lookout Mountain, and thi majestic Red Rock Amphlthaatir. Eat lunch at tho buutiful Unlvtnlty Memorial Canter In Bouldar, and dinner it thi American Legion Hall In Denver. RESERVATIONS ihould be mede for Colorado Tour net later thin Monday, April 13. FW&D All-Expense Educational Tours to DALLAS TOUR NO. 1, APRIL 11 TOUR COST FROM CHILDRESS ADULT CHILD UNDER 12 »17 M $ 13" A trip through thi Dilln Morning News plant, whin you will MI • treat metropolitan newapiper produced. Then by bus to Mirsalle Park for * trip through the K eet Dilln Zoo. Return to thi South- nd Center for lunch. Thin off to spend thi afternoon it thi Ititi Fair Park ind thi SMU frmpui. TOUR NO. 2, APRIL 35 TOUR COST FROM CHILDRESS ADULT CHILD UNDER 12 *19" $1500 A trip to Stitf Fair Pirk to visit thi Hulth ind SeUn«e, Batumi History, ind Flni Arti MUMUM, Thin by chartered bui to 'Six Flags Over Tune" to spend thi rest of thi dey. Rldi en • nirrow- S iuge train, tiki in exciting trip on thi verlend Stigeooich, ride hlih In the air In thi Sky Hook, let thi thrill of your lift on thi Flume Log Ride— floetlng In • hollow log down '• Mtir ihuti, plus many mon attractlona. Reservations ihould be mdi for thi April 11 trip not liter thin April 6, ind for thi April 25 trip not liter thin April 20. Me your tMKhir or Phoni 447-2233 for ditoilf right owoyl 31/2* x 6V 2 ' creosote posts 72* 5" x 10' creosote posts $3.00 48" Electric fence Post 46< 26"—121/2 Ga.-6" Stay Hog Wire full roll $16.49 32"—12!/ 2 Ga.-6" Stay Hog Wire, full roll $17.49 24" x 1" netting $7.89 36" xl" netting $11.39 48" x 1" netting $15.12 FENCING SUPPLIES Ladies New Spring Dresses Cottons, Dacrons, Nylons, Arnell and Suits 15 98 - $ 17 98 Nebel Seamless Hose First Quality par or 3 pair $ J85 LUMBER 6 BUILDING SUPPLIES 1x6 Rough yellow pine Per 100' $ir° 3/8" C. D. Fir plywood $Q50 Per 100' *f 5/8" C. D. Fir plywood Per 100' We have a beautiful assortment of PIECE GOODS. Dacron Whipped Creams 45" wide Lazybones Dacron Seersucker 45" wide. Coah- ma, pure silk & Arnells SPECIAL $J98 yd. One Group Oxford Cloths 45" Seersuckers Bates Originals 100% Dacrons and Estrons Linen Weave Spring suiting Children's New Dressy DRESSES What the best-dressed fashion-plates will be wearing to the junior Easter Parade : $2 98 - $ 3 98 LADIES SPRING FLATS $298 - $398 - $498 Men's Duralene 100% Polyester SHIRTS Long Sleeves Short Sleeves Mound City Paint BARN & ROOF PAINT High quality paint with excellent hiding. Produces a tough, protective durable coating for barns, sheds, silos, grainaries, water tank exteriors, store houses, fences and metal roofs. Red barn paint, gal — $3.25 Green Barn Paint, gal. $3.75 Machinery Enamel An excellent exterior enamel formulated for tractors, farm emplements, wagons, machinery and equipment, and designed to match well-known manufacturers standard colors. Tractor and Implement Paint Quart ___ $1.31 Tractor and Implement Paint Gallon $4.52 FORT WORTH AND DENVER RAILWAY TIME PAYMENTS On Farm Buildings and Repairs • MONTHLY • QUARTERLY AND ANNUAL TERMS Requires no ironing Men's Dacron SUMMER SUITS Smare Styles — One Price — Oa\y •8 Ladies Dress Shoes by Grace Walker and Williams $@98 and $998 Pair Children's Dress Shoes Leathers and Pattinas in black, white, Beige. $393 - $493 $$98 pr. We Give C. D. SHAMBURGER LUMBER CO., INC. Elvis White, Manager Accessories We also have a beautiful assortment of Spring Hats, Bags, Gloves, Blouses, Sportswear and Swimwear.

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page