The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on April 23, 1964 · Page 1
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Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, April 23, 1964
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Microfilm Service and Sales P.O.Box 8066 Da3.1as » 16 PAGES Volume LIV For Fifty-three Years a Builder in Collingsworth County Complete Coverage of Wellington, Dodson, Quail, Loco, Samnorwood, Arnett, Arlie and Vinson 10ft PER COPY Winners Named in First Spring Golf Tourney Winners of the first sjpiring partnership golf tournament were named at the end of play Sunday, April 19. Winning the championship flight -were Jones Singley and Lewis Morris, while Paul Guthrie and R. T. Savage won the first flight. Runners up an the championship flight) were Doc Barjenbruch and James Stavenhagen, while R. (L. Templeton and Jimmy Oochran were con" solatium winner®. In the first flight, Bobo Cas>- tleberry and Elvis Crawley were runners up, while Bob Lewis and R. L. Mabery were consolation winners. Jones Singley received the medalist trophy after shooting 37 and 38 for a total of 75 on 18 holes. The two flights were set up for .golfers of different abilities. The tournament was played through three week ends as weather permitted. Dodson 4-H Wins Share the Fun Contest Winners of the county-wide 4-H Club Share the Pun Contest were announced Tuesday, April 21, iby Mrs. Kathryri Bar- jenforuch, home demonstration agent. Winning first place was the Dodson team, .which will represent the county at the district 4-H Contest in Canyon Saturday, April 25. The wanning entry, "Memories," included songs and pantomimes and team members were Cindy Hightower, Nancy Gulley, Randy Motsenbocker, Sheila Ford, Alice Whitson>, Sandra Sexton, Thad Crosnoe. Sue McCutehen and Donna Ta- hor. Ted Parker is .the accompanist. There was one other entry, the Wellington 4-H team wibh a similar type musical number, "Yellow Rose of Texas." Members were Jennifer Bouchelle, Lena HaM, Phyllis Hodge, Judy Hoffarth, and Cozette Seitz. .Glenda .Lancaster was the accompanist. Also representing the county at Canyon Saturday will 'be the Favorite Food winners 1 , Glenda Kiker, Glenda Lancaster, Bar•bara Wilbur and Beth Peters. June Po|pwell will be the clothing activity representative. This contest is held for the first time this year, according to Mrs. Barjenbruch. Wellington, Collingsworth County, Texas, Thursday, April 23, 1964 Number 40 STATE GARDEN CLUB AWARD TO WELLINGTON Mrs. Luther Gribble, right, here receives a certificate and check for $80 as an award presented at the annual convention of the Texas Garden Clubs in Austin for work the Well- ington Garden Club has done on the town's two cemeteries. The presentation was made by Mrs. C. B. Kilpatrick, chairman of this division of the awards program. April 23 Piano Students Play in Annual Auditions Piano pupils from the classes Weffingt^tf^^clieri^'tave Norwood PTA Meets April 27 Samnorwood Parent-Teacher Association wilt meet Monday night, April 27 at 7:30 (p.m. in the foyer of the gymnasium. The theme of the meeting ••will be "The Family, Wholesome and Happy," with Mrs. Cal Sugg as the speaker. New officers will be elected. Refreshments will Ibe served .by the freshman and sophomore classes. of registered as candidates for membership in the National Fraternity of Student Musicians, sponsored 1 by the National Guild of Piano Teachers of which theiir teacher is a member. This group of young piano hobbyists will play in the National Piano Playing Auditions Thursday through Saturday, April 23-25, and strive for Pledges. Local, District, State, National and even International honors which the mother organization will confer according to the number of standard classic, romantic and modtern pieces chosen from the masters of pianoforte literature each student can creditably perform in the presence of an imported examiner of note from another state. Students of Mrs. Kelly Pigg who will play in the auditions are Joyce Holton, Betsy Trapp, Jennifer Leeper, Jane Campbell, Vdcki Killian, Patricia Thomas, Lonettla Neeley, Henry Wells, Cindy Saied, Kathy Scott, Betsy Castleberry, Adelte Burquist, Gary Mike Gulley, and Jimmy Campbell. Piano pupils of Mrs. John C. Harper who wMl participate are Mildred Lewis, Mickye Ann Kendrick, Ramona Ford, Susan Oney, Karen Jones', Regina Ferguson, Mary ilxxu Holton, Rosetta Brewer, Linda Winton, Virginia Patterson and Cherry Lewis. Students, of Mrs. Frank Anderson will be Debbie Lewis, Carey Lewis, Elaine Karnes, Childress, Pampa Guests Washington Chorus to Give Musical Friday The Booker T. Washington High School Chorus will present its spring musical Friday, April 24, in the Wellington high school auditorium. The concert will 'begin at 8 p.m. Chorus groups from Pamipa and Childress will participate as guests, along with the Booker T. Washington Chorus, according to W. E. Franks., principal. The Washington school chorus is directed' 'by Helen Miner, who holds a master's degree in choral music from the University of Oklahoma. The program, as announced by Mrs. Miner, includes these nuiribeirs: "Bim Bam" by Shalom Altman, the high school chorus; "Morning" by Oley Sparks, Sally Meadows; "Catch a Palling Glee, dub; and "Invicatus" by Jesse Culpepper, Jr. Carver Junior High School at Pampa will present "Lift Ulp Your Heads," by E. L. Ashford, Sherlene Young, soloist; "Sylvia," by Oley Speaks, and "Italian Street Song" by Victor Herbert, Doris Young, soloist; and "Your )Land and My Land" arranged by Douglas MacLean. Booker T. Washington school will return to give "Song of the Open Road'" by Albert Hay Malotte, Terry Joe Jones'; "Stouthearted Men," Iby Sigmund Romberg, iby the (Boys' Glee Club; and "Trader John," by Robert S. FJagler, Oalvin Roland. The final number will be a Negro spiritual, "Joshua." Numbers to be given by Rhodes High School, Childress, —St4 back page Marcia King, Lennie Morgan, Connie Bearden,Cathy Singley, Frances Warrick, Peggie Crawford, Janyth Esties, Rebecca Brewer, Carol Cochran, Janice White, iBeth Smith, Melissa Cooke, Kittie Cooke, also Charlotte Allen of Canyon and Vickie Allen of Canyon, now a student of Peter Klaisle. From coast to coast over 60,000 enthusiastic spiano pupils of the nation will participate in this annual national piano-playing event being held in 600 music centers of the country and every entrant worth his salt will (be certificated, given a gold or bronze embossed pin, a year's membership in the National Fraternity of Student Musicians and Piano Hobbyists of the World. Begun at Hardin-Simmons Universitty, Abilene, in 1929, national headquarters are still maintained in Texas, where the Rules and Regulations are available on request free of charge by addressing Piano •Guild, Box 1113, Austin, Texas. Smith Wins Boss Contest Sandown Smith of Wellington won the Panhandle bass fishing championship during the four-day contest last week at Baylor Lake and ILake Childress. He received a trojphy, fishing equipment and $50 cash. Smith will enter the Texas IBass Fishing Tournament at Jefferson Thursday. His total catch in the Childress) contest was 11% pounds. The contest, first of its kind in the Panhandle, was sponsored by Jim Thomas, outdoor editor of The Amarillo Daily News. New Council Members In Three members were sworn into the City Council for new terms at the regular meeting Monday night, April 20: Henry Sullivan, who was re-elected; Leon Hartman and Bobo Castleberry. Sullivan was then elected mayor pro tern to act in the absence of Mayor Hiram Cudd. Rev. Roy to Preach at Quail The Rev. Carroll B. Ray of Pampa, area missionary, will preach at Quail Baptist Church Sunday, Aprtl 26 at 11 «',nu The public is invited!, according to Mrs. Ray Godbey. WHS Sends 12 to Regional Meet This Week End Wellington high school will send 12 of its top ;athletes fhto the Interscholastic League regional meet) in Lubbock this week end. All entries will be in track and tennis events. Coach Don Beck, in assessing the track team prospects, said he had several boys who should do well. This is the second year that Wellington's track team has won the district championship and .gone on to regional. The team win leave Thcrs- day, April 23, and competition starts Friday. The boys who will represent Wellington are: Bryan Hatch will compete in the 120 yard high hurdles, the 100 yard dash, the 180 yard 'low hurdles.. Danny Martin will be entered in the 180 yard low hurdles. Kenneth Patterson will compete in the ipole vault and the mile relay. Competing in the pole vault also wiill toe Gary Bergvall. Joe Rudy will compete in .the shot put. Wayne Barton is entered in the mile relay, Gary White is in the mile relay, as is Olan Moore. Ray Ployd will ibe the mile refay alternate. E. W. Clement, high school — See back page Mrs. Greenhow to Show Films Mrs. George Greenhaw of Memphis will present her films showing her travels through Palestine, India and Egypt on Wednesday night, April 1 22 at Trinity Methodist Church. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the public is invited, according to Mrs. R. H Knight. Garden Club Receives New State Award Wellington Garden Ctub ha become the first in Texas t< twice be a winner tin the an nual Sears, Roebuck & Co. am Texas Garden Clubs, Inc., pro gram of community improve ment and ibeautification, Mrs Luther Cribble, club president announced .this week. Mrs. Go-ibble attended the 36th annual meeting of Texas Garden Clubs in Austin recently, where the awards were presented. The Wellington club received an $80 cash award and certificate for its cemettery improvement (project, entered in the memorial garden division Two years ago Wellington won the top award of $500. The Garden Club .was judged on the work dbne on its cemetery project, during the 1963 chib year. Tibis is* a continuing project, and is the major work of the Wellington organization. Planning the work this year was a committee made up oi Mrs. Woodrow Wood, Mrs. R W. Brantley, Mrs. Earl Epps Mrs. Chas. Slay, Mrs. 0. B Raburn and Mrs. Chas. Neese The major projects carried out were completing the circle and memorial marker in the North Wellington Cemetery, installing the marker and assisting the Wellington Cemetery Association in constructing the retaining wall along the front of the West cemetery. Future plans also were considered, and these inehide the planting of shrubs in both plots, working toward gettiing the street in front of the North (p'lofc and' entrance paved, improvement of driveways, and completion of the retaining wall. Clubs in towns and cities of all sizes compete togetiher in the Sears, Roebuck & Co. contest, including Houston, San Antonio, Fort Worth and Dallas. Approximately 400 women attended the convention, -Mrs. Howard S. Kittel of Ft. Worth s president of tflie Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. For the fourth consecutive year, Sears, Roebuck & Co., and Texas Gardens, Inc., cooperated in the beautifi cation program. Sears provided a sum of $6,000 each year, which was allocated by a committee of Jard'en Club members to various clubs and council's throughout the state on the )asis of project outlines submitted to them together with their applications for participation. So far, 86 projects in more ;han 40 Texas counties have received Sears grants to implement community improvement — See back page Quail-Norwood Teams to Play Another in the series of (benefit basketball games between ex-students of Quail and Samnorwood schools will ibe Iplayed Friday, April 24, in the Quail gymnasium, according to Mrs. Robert Gosnell. The game will be preceded by a pancake supper, sponsored (by the Young Homemakers Club. The supper will start at 7 p.m. and the first of the double header games wall begin at 7:30. Proceeds from the ball games will go toward buying suits for the Quail junior high girls team. Track Team Pantherettes Second in State Competition The Booker T. Washington Pantherette track /team took second place honors in the State Interscholastic League Meet at Prairie View A&M College, missing first place by only one poiint This was their first time to participate in the state meet. In addition to the team, one youth placed in the athletic events and six other students participated IndSvidualry. Participating for the Pan- theretties -were Lou Helen 'Moore .-4luxw, 197:5 Person. ! .r feet; relay team of Maiy Ingram, Oarolyn Kilgore. Mae Frances Moore and Lou Helen Moore; 50 yard dash, Mary Ingram. Competing individually were Calvin' Roland, 440 yard dash, third place; James Autry Smith, junior declamation; Thelma Armstrong, Irene Dawkius and Sally Meadows, female solo; Betty Rose Moore and Caro- tyn Kilgore, junior spelling. Accompanying the. group were Mrs. -Helen Minor, Miss Francine Childs and-ixxrenzo Local Politics Picks Up As Election Hears Politics on the local level picked Ujp during the last week as candidates entered the last round of campaigning. Republicans .will hold a primary for the second time, al- though there are no candidate for county or district offices on the ticket, according to Davi Baumgardner, county chairmai. The Republican Primary wil be in the fellowship hall Other Honors Band Trio Qualifies for State IL Finals A cornet trio from Wellington high school band placed first with a superior rating in the recent Interschol'astic League solo and ensemble contests in Canyon and qualified to enter the state finals in Austin June 8 and 9. This was but one of several higher ratings (received Iby the band in that contest and the concert and sight reading contest which followed, according to James (Larson, band director. Members of the cornet trio are Carol Blain, David .Groves and Nancy Crawley. They won with a first division sufper rat ing on a grade I solo, the mos1 difficult) section of the co.rne contest. Their number was was "Trumpets of Spain" bj Nagle. In rating the three, the judges listed no unfavorable criticism, but a number of fa vorable ones. In the other solo and ensemble contests., students and their ratings were: bass solo, John Barjenbruch II; Charges Black II; clarinet solo: Brenda Bobo — See back page Wichita Musicians Observe Music Week Here May 3 thru 9 The local observance of National 1 Music Week will Ibegin Sunday, May 3 and continue through Saturday, 'May 9, under the sponsorship of Wellington Federated Music Club. Mrs. Berrdce Welch, Music Week chairman, announced two special events. Guest artists this year will be a trio from Midwestern University, Wichiita Falls, composed of Benny Spencer, violinist; Miss Pat Thomas, alto saxophone, and Miss Theresa Woodfin, pianist. They will 'be accompanied by Kent Hughs, former chairman of the music department and now instructor of theory and composition in the department. They wiill appear Tuesday night, May 5 at the First Baptist Church. The other event, which will FFA Rodeo Reset May 2 The annual Future Farmers todeo has been re-scheduled for Saturday, May 2, Danny .Garcia, ag instructor, has announced. The event, originally set for April 25, was postponed N in order that work on the new corrals can be finished. This is a joint project of the Wellington FFA and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. All events connected with the rodeo 'will' 'be moved up to conform to the new date, Garcia said. open music week Sunday. May 3 is the traditional hymnfest, to be held this year at the Church of the Nazarene, beginning at 3 p.m. Each yeair, county musiea. groups are featured 1 im this program of religious music, anc there will also be a number oi hymns sung by the congregation. Anyone interested is invited to 'both events, Mrs. Welch pointed out. Mrs. Richard Nail is assisting Mrs. Welch with Music Week .plans. Crowell Youths at City Church A group of from four to eight) young men from First Methodist Church at Crowell will be in charge of evening services at Trinity Methodist Church Sunday, April 26. Young people from Croweli' Methodist Church are appearing as speakers at services throughout the area, as the result of a recent revival in which interest spread through the youth of the entire community. Pastor of the church is the Rev. John Fitzgerrell, former pastor of the Methodist Church at Dodson, MYF at Trinity will begin at 6:30 p.m. and worship services at 7:30 p.m., according to the Rev. R. H. Knight, pastor, AH youth of the community is invited. REGIONAL TENNIS COMPETITORS These District 2-A tennis champions will represent Wellington high school in the regional competition at Lubbock this week end. Bill Spillman will play in the boys singles and Betty Courtney the girls singles First Christian Church. There will Ibe only one box. Absentee voting for both the Democratic and Republican primaries will end Tuesday, Aipril 28, Lorene Jenkins, county clerk, this week reminded vot- ters who plan to be out of town for the May 2 elections. Mrs. Jenkins said that the law regarding absentee voting has ibeen changed, and votes must be cast} during office hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through noon Tuesday, 18 persons had voted absentee or received applications to vote absentee on the Democratic ticket and one on the Republican ticket. The Republicans for the first time will vote a preference for President, with four names appearing on the ticket: (Barry -M. Goklwater Nelson Rockefeller Margaret Chase Smith Harold Stassen Most interest) centers in the race for United States Senator, in which there are four candidates: George Bush, Jack Cox, Dr. Milton V. Davis and Robert Morris. One candidate, Bill Hayes for Congress at large, is well known to Collingsworth Republicans, having campaigned for lieutenant governor on the Republican ticket two years ago. During that time, he visited the county several times.. The Republicans, like the Democrats, will nominate a county chairman and precinct chairman, iboth fay the write-in method. Name Winners in District \ Literary Meet Wellington high school students competing in the literary events of the District 2-A In- ;erschalastic League meet in McLean Saturday, April 18, Drought home three second place ribbons and two third places. Sammie Thompson placed second in prose reading; Carol Blain second in extemjporane- ous speaking; and Lyndal Bowen second' in poetry reading. Receiving third places were Phillip Hughey in persuasive speaking and Dennis Leeper in extemporaneous speaking. Represented were all six school's of the district, Wellington, McLean, Lefors., Canadian, Clarendon and Memphis. Earlier this spring, Aleta Owens, participating in the district one-act play contest, was named a member of the all- star cast. Davis Hurt in Fall at School Jack Davis, elementary school principal, received a broken right arm and fractured ankle when he fell from the top of the cafetorium Thursday, April 16, about 3 p.m. He had started down a ladder when it collapsed, allowing him to fall between 12 and 15 feet, he said. The principle was helping to nstall air conditioners on the ;op of the cafetorium, and with lira when he fell were Verrell deeper of Leeper Sheet Metal and Horace Clay, school cus- odh'an. After receiving emergency :reatment) at St. Joseph's Hos- rital, Mr. Davis was taken to STorthwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, where he remained mtil Sunday. Confined to a wheel chair, le was at school Tuesday morn- ng. Mi 1 . Davis said he expected to ibe in the wheel chair for about three weeks. Temperatures Wed. April 15 Thur. April 16 Fri. April 17 Sat. April 18 Sun. April 19 Mon. April 20 Tues. April 21 Wed. April 22 Trace of moisture. High 88 89 90 85 89 92 85 52 52 61 51 60 62 48 50

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