The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on April 2, 1964 · Page 10
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 10

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, April 2, 1964
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ec DIDACTICS —By Deskins Wells Although the .toll continues to mount, it is amazkifg to note the small amount of deaths resulting from the Alaska earthquake considering the severity of the shocks. Seismograph people estimate the amount of energy released (by the quake was 10 million times that of the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. A few years ago I spent two nights in the officers' quarters at Elmendorf Airfield and two days in Anchorage and its environs. It is a city of about 100,000 people, the largest in Alaska. Considering that the property damage in that one city is estimated to be over 300 million dollars, it is hard to conceive of loss of life feeing so small. Kodiak, a town of about 3500 on the famed Kodiak Island .in the Gulf of Alaska, was the hardest hit of all. Reports indicate that 72 are dead or presumed dead as the result of the tidal wave that followed the earthquake. There are a good many fairly high mountains on the island, but the town of Kodiak is not much higher than sea level. It was a picturesque little city surrounded iby magnificent scenery and I am loathe to think about what it must look like today. Itj has one of oldest churches in the western part of the North American continent — a Greek Orthodox church founded by the Russians when Kodiak was a trading post used for collecting furs, ivory and precious stones. It is also the home of the Kodiak bear, which is the same species as the 'brown ibear of the mainland but much larger. This Is attributed' to volcanic »sh that covered the island years ago making the soil extremely rich in minerals. The other native animals are also larger than the same species on the mainland. John Coleman is going to show his pictures of wildlife taken in Africa on his trip to the dark continent and on through the Orient at the Kiwanis Club this Friday. Mrs. Mish Dukeminier, who was also in the party making the trip, says that they spent three days in the vast game preserve and that they saw all kinds of animals. John will also show pictures taken In the Orient. Pete Nipper, the Dodson combine expert, stopped to ask about the expected moisture in the next thirty days. I explained that it was my standing policy not to start predicting the weather until May; but that didn't mean that it might not start by April 20. There is cause for concern over the wheat. With the exception of the wheat that was grazed heavily, the growth is too rank for this time of the year. We are way ahead on moisture as compared to the first three months of 1963; but the fact remains that we have had subnormal rainfall for three years. We produced a bumper cotton crop last year due to a fortunate combination of circumstances. We will make wheat in 64 and maybe a bumper. People have been asking if the peach crop was safe since they learned it had been destroyed in Alabama and Georgia. Since Charlie Bearden passed away I may have to consult my old friend Jake Tarter. Jake carries around a tremendous store of animal and plant lore in that cranium of his. Lucille [Baird says the fruit crop has not ibeen damaged. I am thinking of appointing her as official (peach forecaster for the county. 660-YARD-RUN-WINNER Seventh grader Joe Brock was alone at the finish mark in the junior high invitational track meet Friday, March 27. His opponents in the 669-yard- run had not even rounded the curve in the background. Fertilizer Manufactured Quail Teachers Elected for 1964-65 Year Re-election of the .teachers of the Quail school for the 1964-65 year, was announced ;his week (by Supt. Herman Vfoseley. With 'the 'beginning of next school year, the Quail 'homemaking department will go on ialf time and Mrs. Monty Mitchell, instructor, will do academic teaching for one half of each day. This is due to a decrease in the number of girts n hdgh school who can take lomemaking, the superintendent explained. Other teachers include Frank Cennedy, .vocational agriculture, tfrs. Lewis Mori-is, principal, Urs. Woodrow Wilson, Mrs, xnvell Wells, W. <F, Howard, >on Lacy, coach and teacher, Mrs. Herman Moseley, andi Mrs. fim Lowe. Supt. Moseley has one more 'ear left on his three-year con- Tact. Auxiliary personnel hired in- :lude Sammy Byrd, hus me- ihanic; Mrs. Johnny Parkei', ?ook; 'Mrs. Herman Miiittohell, :ook; and Johnny Parker, janitor. Explorers on Scope Puts Dodson on the Industrial Map An industry keeping pace with the fast changing agriculture of the 1960's, Scope Chemicals of Texas, operates its area branch in one of Texas smallest incorporated cities — Dodson. ' And the area lit serves extends through three states — Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. A manufacturer of fertilizer under the brand name Tri-40. Scope of Dodson is owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs*. J. D. (Duard) ILuck, who live across the state line in the Arnett community, where they have farmed many years. They decided to build their fertilizer plant in Dodson because it's their "hometown." •Scope is nob the usual type commercial fertilizer plant — in fact the Lucks say there's nothing like it thds side of Houston. Tri-40 is a spray fertilizer that nourishes 'the plant through its foliage, instead of the root system as do conventional fertilizers. The basic ingredients are the conventional 10-20-10, with additional minor and "trace" elements to give it special adaptation to this* area. The Lucks got into the fertilizer ifousliness iw 1961 'after he heard of a revolutionary new foliar spray developed by a Houston' chemist from a formula brought iback from Germany after World War II. He tried it on his own cotton and was sold. As a next steip, he obtained the franchise for its manufacture. Scope operates in a 30x50 ft. air conditioned masonry building on Dodson's main street. Shades of that ancient feud that Harry Koch of Quanah and L. E. Hasketlt of CMldress carried on from the nineties well into the twenties! Here is a clipping from Ed Eakjn'si 60J« umn iq the Quanah Tribune'. Chief;" "" ' ;"; "• Our friend, Morris Higley, of the Childress Index has ~«no completely off his rocl{, W****'"' • ' er. , . • •- , We firsl suspected this might have happened when we opened the Index this week and read in a tivo- rolumn editorial that the Index had endorsed for Gov- urnor Don Yarbrough, who has been bought lock, stock and. barrel by South Texas liberals. Then when we read Morris describe Don as a "progressive" even intimating that he is a "conservative," we knew he had flipped his wig. Even Don hasn't denied his kinship with the Ralph Yarborough, Mrs. Bandolph Camp Out crowd, but Morris pictured this young political opportunist in bright glowing terras as a good prospect for the highest office in the state. Well, when Ave got over the shock of this Yarborough Higley marriage, we realized that by the tenure of the editorial, the Childress Index was beyond any help. All we hope, is that the people of Childress County read more about Mr. Yarborough, the people he is obligated to, and the crowd he runs Avith and then decide if he is the caliber of man they want to occupy the Governor's Mansion in Austin. Fortunately for Childress, Quanah and the state, all indications are that John Connally is favored 7-3 in the state and that he will be elected for a second term as Governor of Texas. Morris Higley says "Connally has made one of "Texas' worst governors." We think he has made one of the best and has as clear a picture of the needs of Texas, NUch «5 in. the realm of edu- C°tiuii and Industry, aS any governor within our memory. We hope Hardeman, Chil- counties give Governor Connally the overwhelming support he deserves. Texas needs a man of John Connally's stature. We certainly do not need — or even deserve — u Don Yarborough. The Lucks can miix and prepare 4,800 gallons of spray fertilizer per day in busy season. Duard Luck, dirt farmer and manufacturer has set 1964 as a period of expansion in Scope Chemicals, spreading its use over an even wider area. Again in keeping with the advance in agriculture, the Lucks have added the dealership of Treflan, a weed control chemical, which the Lucks say can control weeds in cotton at only a fraction of the cost of hand hoeing 1 . Rockets Take Top Honors at Chillicothe The Skyrockets topped 18 schools in the Chillicothe track meet to add another first to its already impressive list this season. The Weflldnigton boys made a total of 109.7 points, while En'ox City was second with 94 Coach Don Beck regported. The Rockets placed fourtt in the Rotan meet) on the preceding Saturday, March 21 with 42 points. Idalou was first with 67; Clyde second, 66; Rotan third, 59; Roscoe fifth, 38; Al bany, sixth, 36; and Trent, seventh, 34. Individual winnings in the Chillicothe meet were: Shot put, fdrst, Joe Rudy 44MO". Broad jump, fourth, 'Gary White, 17'11%"; fifth Kenneth Patterson, 1711". High jump: third, tie, Ronny Hurst and Gary Bergvall 1 , 5'2". Discus: second, Chester McLain, 1211"; third), Jennings Wells, 117'3". 880-yard run: third, Olan Moore, 2:08.3; sixth, Dwayne Poteet, 2:14.9. 120-yard high hurdles: second, iBryan Hatch, 15.9; third, Danny Martin, 16.6. 100-yard dash: second, Hatch 10.5; sixth, tie, White, 10.9. 180-yard low hurdles: first, Hatch, 21.2; third, Martin 22.2. 440-yard dash: fifth, White, 55.1. Pole vault: third, 'Bergvall, 220-yard dash: fourth, 25.7 Mile run: sixth, Wolf, 5:11.1. Miile relay: third, 3:44.3 (White, Ray F.loyd, Moore and Patterson.) Eotan 440-yard dash: third, White, 54.1. 880-yardi run: ithird, Moore, 2:08.1. Mile run: fourth, Wolf '5:07.3. 120-yard high hurdles'.' second, Hatch, 16.1; fifth. Martin, 16,8. 180-yard low hurdles: third, Martin, 21.8; sixth, Hatch, 24. Poul vault: fifth, Patterson, 9'6". Broad jump: fourth, White, 9'4". High jump: fourth, Hurst, 6'4". Mile relay: sixth, 3.43.7 (Floyd, Moore, Patterson and Tommy Yarbrough). The Explorer Scout Post 31 went on a camp-out 'March 27 and 28. Scouts attending were Sammy Hicks, Cleland Stealings, Gary Branch, Buster Howard, Alan Fares, Kenny McClendon, Zeldan Jenkins, Sidney McGill, and advisor W. A. Allen and assistant advisor Billy Duckworth. •Bill Fincher and Carl Fincher were visitors on the outing. John L. Hayes — from page one Home. Nephews were pallbearers. •Mr. Hayes is survived 1 by four daughters: Mrs. Eugene Hall of Buena Park, Calif.; Mrs. Tommie Edwards of Anaheim, Calif.; Mrs.. Harold Ben son of Nocona Park, Okla.; and Mrs. Bill Finley of Chandler OkU. Seven brothers also survive G. IL. Hayes of Miami; B. F. Hayes of Vinson; R. F. Hayes of Wellington; Roy Hayes of Westminister, CaKf.; R. C Hayes of Long Beach, Calif.: Ray Hayes of Costa Mesa, Cal. and C. G. Hayes of Fullerton Cal&f. There are five grandchildren and tjwo great grandchildren. Judging from evidence o pre-historic stone tools, primitive man was right-handedi. Rivest in City Grocery Market Leo Rivest, who came here 'rom Mangrim, recently began work in the meat department of City Grocery,,.according to Luther Sullivan, co-owner, Rivest lived at) Mangum five years and came there from ftolyoke, Mass. He has worked in markets 'or several years. He and Mrs. Rivest have two small! daughters, Donna, (three, and Dorexve, one. Attend Tech Honor Ceremony Mr. and 1 Mrs. Jack ILowry and Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Waschkaemper of Samnorwood were in Lubbock recently to at;en l d ceremonies honoring those students who were on the Dean's honor list. Among those honored were Meal Lowry, a freshman Ipre- medlcal student, and Mike Wischfcaemper, a freshman agronomy student. Both graduated! from Samnorwood high school last spring. Cancer Crusade — from page one ;reatment." Moseley named cancer's seven danger signals: 1. Unusual bleeding or discharge. 2. A 'lump or thickeriing in breast or elsewhere. 8. - A - sore throat that does not heal. 4. Chan'ge in ibowel or bladder habits. 5. Hoarseness 1 or cough. 6. Indigestion or difficulty in swallowing. 7. Change in wart or mote. If your signal lasts longer than two weeks, 'go tto your doctor to learn if it means cancer. Join the Cancer Crusade with a checkup and a check. Elmer E. Langford', a former resident of the Cottonwood ommunity, died March 17. His lome was at Phoenix, Ariz., where he had Kved since leav- ng here in 1937. Funeral services were con- lucted at CameLback's Sunset Ohapel March 19 and burial was n Easti Resthaven Cemetery, l»hoenix. Mr. ILangford was born Sept. 3, 1895 in Montague county and came here in 1908. He was married' here ito Miss Viola Thompson. Surviving Mr. Lamgford are ils -wife and ten children, most >f them living - in Arizona. Brothers and sisters who sur- 'ive are Bill Langford and lenry Lamgford of Wellington; fertrees Langford and John jamigford of Phoenix; Mrs. Roy ackson of Hobbs, N.M.; Mrs. Mabel Pior of Ruidoso. N.M.; and Mrs. Jesse Messick of Ipringer, N.M. Bill Langford and Henry ^angford attended the funeral rom here. Mass Joan Wiggins of Farmers Branch was a house guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. 0. B. Raburni for Easter. Mr. and Mrs. Kent Peoples and D'Ray spent the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs*. Elvis Crawley and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Peeples. CARE For Those You Love Thomas Nursing Home 1200 Fifteenth St. Wellington, Texas DR. JACK L. ROSE OPTOMETRIST Contact Lenses Closed Saturday Afternoons 505 Main MEMPHIS Phone 259-2216 "We agree with Editor Eakin. Gov. Connally has made a splendid governor. We think that he and Lieut. Governor Preston Smith have made an outstanding team in the handling of the duties of their offices during a difficult time. They have shown sound commonsense and 1 demonstrated wise leadership. Mr, and -Mrs. Bill Warrick of Hereford spent the Easter week end with thefir parents, Mr. and Mrs. Velman Warrick and Mr, and Mrs. H. L. Jenkins. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Knight of Hale Center visited her parents, Mr, and Mrs, A. V. Lovv- rie of Dodson Easter week end. WE PUT THE SURE IN INSURANCE ^ -.. With a Hospital Plan Providing Income Security Just hospital Insurance is not enough when disabling accidents temporarily cut off your income ... be sure of "paycheck protection" with our expanded hospital plan! Wells & Wells Calvin Hurst Harold Watkins Jack Sanford E. E. Langford in Arizona THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, April 2, 1964 Inexperienced This Year Eagles Open Baseball Season Tues. April 7 Samn'onvood's Eagle baseball team, one of the stronger class B teams in this area for several years, starts this season with an inexperienced team, Coach Loyd Stephens reported as (practice started. "We will have five freshmen but only two seniors. Pitching and catching are our biggest problems'." tlhe coach added. The Eagles participate in a four-team Class B conference with Quail, Hed'ley and •Mobeetie. Conference games will 'be played each Tuesday ibeginnlihg April 7. Non-conference games will be played on ia maiteh- game basis depending on the weather. The conference schedule includes: • . / April 7: Mobeebie there. April 14: Hedley at Norwood. April 21: Quail at Quail. April 28: Mobeetie at Norwood. May 5: Hedley there. May 12: Quail ati Norwood. All games will be played at 4 p.m. In a game played Tuesday, March 24 wtith Arnett, Ok3a.> Samnorwood came out loser by 11-1. Each team had only ithree hits, but errors and walks cost the Eagles the victory. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lockhart visited in Bethany, Okla., recently with their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Brown. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Chaflmer Wdlgman and Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Brown. 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