The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on March 26, 1964 · Page 2
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Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, March 26, 1964
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DODSON CHURCH OF CHRIST Now worshiping in their new church is the congregation of the Dodson Church of Christ. Shown here is the pulpit, with the baptistry behind. Only $1,000 Debt * The church is built without windows and the walls are wood-paneled, with matching- pews. Dodson Church of Christ Begins Worship in Its New Building The congregation of the Church of Christ at Dodson dedicated its new building Sunday, March 8, a building that stands beside and contrasts with the one in which they worshiped 54 years, since the town began. Van Bonneau, evangelist and minister and long-time Dodson resident, preached at the dedication service Sunday morning, and again in the evening. A basket dinner was served at the church at; noon, and members remained for a singing during the afternoon. By the time the clay ended, 280 persons had registered. A few members were adults and helped to build the first church. Among tihesc were Mrs. Mattie Jameson, 86, who <wus present, and Mrs. Will Scott. Others, middle age and past, were children when their parents helped put up the white frame building witih its bell tower and bell .that has been a part of the Dodson scene. The light Ibrick building was constructed at a cost of between $18,000 and $20,000, including ^he furnishings, and all but about $1,000 of this was raised before the first brick was laid. Homer Massey, Dodson him- ber yard owner and builder, was the contractor, and (he sublet the work to David Riley of Hollis. The church is approximately 32 <by GO feet in size. There are no windows in the new church, only glass panels in the doors. The inside walls are of paneled wood. The floor is tile, with thick carpeting 'laid in the aisle and the altar area. The baptistry is immediately behind the pulpit. Members - planned for plenty of storage space at tihe sides of the pulpit and a small office at the back. The church has central heating and air conditioning. The church does not Stave a regular minister. Frequently Mm. Bonneau preaches there, as do others of the Church of Christ. Gilbert Hunt is an elder in tihe church, as was the late Elliott Wynn. Mr. Hunt has carried on the work alone since the death of the latter The history of the church has not been' written down, but members recall the founders as including Uncle Mose Burk, Uncle Jimmy Scott, Levi ILaw- School Lunch Menu Tuesday, March 31: Barbecued sliced pork, cabbage and apple salad', cut green beans, carrot sticks, hot rolls and butter, sweet buttered rice, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Wednesday, April 1: April Fool's Day menu: ground beef patty on a bun, oven fried potatoes, onions, mustard and pickles', tomatoes, lettuce, whip topping on fruited jello, brownies, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Thursday, April 2: Navy beans with ham, tossed green salad, buttered squash, buttered cornbread, strawberry shortcake, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Friday, April 3: Fish sticks and catsup, whipped potatoes, buttered spinach, cornbread squares, cranberry salad, half pint milk or chocolate milk. rence and Will 'Scott, all deceased, and Ernest Holleman, who recalled, asi he watched the building of the new church that he gave 'tihe iprice of a 1 cow toward /building the old one. Plans now are to dismantle the old .building:. Dodson Pastor to Burkburnett Nazarene Church The Rev. Howard Lester, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Dodson, ha» resigned to accept the .pastorate of the church in iBurkburnett. Returning to the Nazarene Church at Dodson will be the Rev. Maurice Moore, former pastor, who has been at Delta, Colo., for nearly three years. The Rev. and Mrs. Lester and their children, Ellene, 13, Howard Jr., 10, and Ronald, 3, will leave for their new home on March 31. They came to Dodson in July 1961, at the same time Rev. Moore moved to Delta. In the ministry 11 years, Rev. Lester attended Bethany Nazaa-ene College at Bethany, Okla., and was pastor at Stephenville before coming here. Mrs. Lester also is a .graduate of Bethany College and teaches piano in Dodson. Rev. and Mrs. Moore have two sons. City Church Schedules 5th Sunday Meeting The Primitive Baptist Church on Graham Street will hold a Fifth Sunday meeting this week end. The services will start Friday night at 7:30, followed by the three Saturday services at 10:30 a.m., 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. according to Mrs. Aubrey Stuckey, who is helping with plans. The concluding service will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Elders expected to be hei-e for the meeting are Elder R. H. Williams of Wichita Falls, Elder Floyd Griffin of Snyder, Okla., Elder Jimnrie Bass of Anton, Elder Joe Jackson of Cone, E'lder Luther Porter and Elder Valeree Henderson of Paducah. Pastor of the church is Elder E. J. Norman of Childress. "We invite everyone to come and be with us in this meeting, and stay and enter into our song service between the services," Mrs. Stuckey said. The Texas Department of Public Welfare was established in 1941. California is one of the leading turkey-producing states in the nation. Dr. Chester L. Harrison Optometrist CONTACT LENSES 813 West Avenue On West Side of Square I will be at my office each Tuesday and Friday Phone 447-5830 Wellington Amarillo Man New District Highway Head AUSTIN.—Palmer Massey, district engineer of ^he Texas Highway Department District 25 at Childress, will retire on March 31. He will be succeeded! by Virgil J. McGee, who has been assistant district engineer of the Amarillo District 4 for the last seven years. Masey has been with the highway department 41 years, and has served as district engineer at Childress for the last 14 years. Prior to that time he served as assistant district engineer for 12 years. Almost all his service with, the state highway departments has been in the northwest portion of Texas. McGee officially will take up his- new responsibilities April 1. He was born at Woodward, Okla., and is 55 years of age. He received his early education at Canyon, Texas, and received a degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M University in 1935. Upon graduation McGee went to work for the Highway Department as a rodman in Moore county. He has served' in virtually every engineering capacity with the department during his 28 yeans of service. McGee is a Presbyterian and has been a member of (both the Rotary and the ILions Clubs. Mr. and Mrs. McGee have two married daughters, presently living in Houston and Kingsville. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, March 26, 1964 Defending Champions Rockets Try Again for 2-A Track Title The Skyrockets, District 2-A defending 1 track chamipions, are making a strong bid to repeat last year's 'performance, when they took the first title the school had held in track in nearly 15 years. Strengths and weaknesses were assessed by Coach Don Beck, who is being assisted by Ooach Harold Lamb, and the head coach feels Wellington has a good chance in a number of events. Approximately 25 boys are competing and so far 'they have won the MdLean and Lefors relays and placed fifth dn the Iowa Pork relays, a tough meet in which they competed against around two dozen teams. Here are the events and the boys who compete: 880-yard run: Olan Moore, Dwayne . Poteet and Tommy Yarbrough. Mile run: Lyim Wolf. "We are working three or four other boys up \v*ho haven't come through yet," the coach said. Quarter mile: Gary White, Kenneth Patterson and Eay Floyd. 220-yard dash: Ronnie Hurst, Jackie Duncan and Wayne Barton. 100-yard dash: "We are very much surprised at Bryan Hatch's speed. He has run a 10.3 hundred this year so far," Beck said. Others running are Ronnie Hurst and Jackie Duncan. "In the 180-yard low hurdles and 120-yard high hurdles, we have 'two outstanding boys in Hatch and Danny Martin," iBeck continued. "Our younger hurdlers are Andy Bell and Larry Henard, wihom we expect to be real good boys in the future." "We feel we have a strong mile relay team in Gary White, Ray Floyd, Kenneth Patterson and Olan Moore," he continued. Spring relay: Jackie Duncan, Ronnie Hurst, Danny Martin and Wayne Barton. Field Events "Our shot put and discus throwers have done a good job and we are going to expect them to pick up a 1 good many points in the district track meet April 11 at either McLean or Lefors," Coach Beck declared. The weight men are Joe Rudy, Chester McLain, Jennings Well's and 1 Sloppy Duncan. The high jumpers are Ronnie Hurst and Kenneth Patterson, and three or four others are working out. Broad jump: Kenneth Patterson, Gary White, Danny Martin, Bryan Hatch and George Leathers. Pole vault: Patterson, Gary Bergvall and Jackie Needham. Former Minister Visits Friday Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Forrest and children of Fletcher, Okla., stopped here Friday, March 20 to visit with friends. They were en route to Amarillo where he was to speak at; a youth rally at Paramount Christian Church. He is a former minister of the First -Christian Church here and is now minister at Fletcher. BACKACHE & Brawn TO mil mum Alter 21, common Kidney or Bladder Ir- ritatlons affect twice as many women as men and may make you tense and nervous from 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, CYSTEX usually brings fast, relaxing comfort bj- curbing Irritating germs In strong, acid urine and by analgesic pain relief. Get OYSTEX at druggists. Feel better fast. Former Dodson Woman Here on Extended Visit Mrs. Josephine Scott of Turlock, Calif., is making an extended visit in Dodson with her mother, Mrs 1 . Ella Scott, who is ill, and a sister, Miss Gladys Scott Mrs. Scott visited one day last week with her cousins, Mrs. Mary Scott, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Scott and an aunt, Mrs. Hattie Scott in Wellington. The fangs of the cobra are smaller than those of the rattlesnake but its* venom is more toxic. Ritz Theatre Thurs. — Fri. Double Feature A-MY VINCENT PRICE THE INTERNATIONAL MURDER MACHINE THEY COULDN'T TURN OFF! The Fragrance and Beauty of Flowers is symbolic of the Easter Spirit. So send your loved ones flowers this Easter. Here at Strong's you will find a wide variety of beautiful flowers suitable for Easter Giving. Flowers Wired Anywhere Strong's Flowers PHONE 447-2345 Dog Vaccination Thurs./ April 2 A Veterinarian will be at the City Barn between the hours of 8:30 to 12 The cost will be $2.00 for vaccination and the tag. AH dogs running around loose without collars and vaccination tags will be destroyed. Donald Nunnelley CHIEF OF POLICE CITY OF WELLINGTON HENM bllVA MONTGOMERY Released thru UNITED ARTISTS Sat. — Sun. Mon. - Tues. Adult 65c Child 35c When Magic, Mirth and Music get together, anything can happen and everything does! WALTDISNEft TECHNICOLOR® Released by BUENA VISTA Distribution Co., Inc. £1963 Walt Disney Productions Also Short Subject The Yellowstone Cubs Narrated by Rex Allen in Technicolor Wed., April 1st. Bargain Nite BARBARA STANWYCK- BARRY SULLIVAN SCOTT BRADY- MARY MURPHY Maverick Queen A REPUBLIC PRODUCTION 6 Pack — Dr. Pepper 35<t 3 Lb. — 69< Imperial 5 Pound Bag — Sugar 594 Pint — Mazola Oil 29<t Lb. — Kraft's Parkay OlfO 25C 3 Cans for Biscuits 25C Soflin 200 Count — Napkins 25 Shurfine 3 For Cake Mixes Del Monte Whole 303 — Green Beans 251 Del Monte Crushed No. 2 — PINEAPPLE 29? Folgers Coffee 1 Ib. can - LETTUCE Large Head Each 15« ^mm^^^mmm^m Yellow Pound — Squash 19<t Rath's "Hawaiian" 4 Ib. can — HAM $3.95 Wright's Cured Ham Half or Whole Pound

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