The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on April 23, 1964 · Page 2
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 2

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, April 23, 1964
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Fire Department, Cfty Help >Vr, "'-I' ' VWI v-j .A >v,v Up Drive /s On Cleah-up activities " in Wellington alre under way this week with the Fire Department and City leading the work. Clean-up Week started! Monday, April 20 and will continue through April 25, with Mrs. Ernest Harwell as chairman. This comes under the citylbeau- tificataon committee of the Chamber of Commerce which she heads. Members of the Wellington Fire Department will give their late afternoon hours, after their regular jobs, to. burning toff vacant lots, Buster Hughs, fire chief, said.. They will work in teams of four, an<J will go' out each evening until all vacant lots in ttown have been .burned., The trash collection service of the city is covering the town each day during clean-up week, Mrs. Harwell said. In addition to this, Mrs. Harwell has called on all city residents to clean up their premises and in general to make the town more beautiful in appearance. She added 1 that this will be the scope of spring clean-up campaign. Other work .wilt 'be co-ordinated with plans of the newly appointed clean-up committee of 'the •CollingswoiTth Builders Club, she said 21 Charter Members Legion Honors Group on 45th Anniversary The Frank King Post 249 celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Ameiican Legion 'by honoring all past commanders and charter members on Thursday night, April 16. During the reminiscing, it was brought out that there are 21 charter members, of whom only about six are now living. Two were present for the anniversary, Ernest Lewis and Polly O'Neal. Six past commanders were present: James SuMivan, Ernest Harwell, C. A. Crawford!, Riley Dunson, Eli Wolf of Amarillo, Butch McDaniel Leaves Cards Press reports revealed late last week lhat the St. Louis Cardinals had released Kerry Don McDaniel, last of the three Arnett McDaniels to sign with the National League team. Earlier, Lindy, the eldest, was traded to the Chicago Cubs, where he is a standout relief pitcher. Von, a memlber of .the Houston organization, is still trying to catch on as an infielder. Playing with the Oklahoma City 89'ers last season, Von tried his hand on the pitching mound toward the end of the season, 'but with only minor success. LOOK OUT BELOW An astronomer has (predicted that the sun will last six billion years and then explode. and Mr. Lewis. The latter received the honor of having served more terms as commander than any other member, having filled the office four times. During the entertainment program, Richard and Randall Sims sang a routine of songs familiar to all military men and Anna Key Kelso gave a musical reading, "Old Glory." The chorus of the Business and Professional Women's Clulb gave two patriotic songs, "This Is My Country," and "Let There Be Peace and :Let It Begin With Me." They closed with "Happy (Birthday to the American Legion." Mrs. John Coleman, president of the American Legion Auxiliary, and Post Commander Leon Hartman conducted the candlelight ceremony, and Mrs. Hartman presented the Legion with a 'birthday cake. To close the meeting, John Forbis, post chaplain, presented awards to Hartman and Dunson. Registering were Mr. and Mrs. Austin O'Neil, Mr. amd Mrs. John Severs, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Hartman, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Harwell, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Crawford, Mr. and Mrs. Riley Dunson, Mr. and 'Mrs.. Charlie Walls, EH Wolf, Ernest Lewis, Mrs. Frank Hajek, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Stevenson, Mr. and Mrs. James Sullivan and PhylHs Ann Sullivan, John Forbis, Elvis Pitts, Ross Blythe, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wall, Joe Beard, and Mrs. John Coleman. « mi i i LAND JUDGING TEAMS Second and third places in the Greenbelt District Land judging- contest went to Quail and Wellington teams respectively, while Memphis placed first. Quail team members, in the picture at left, are shown with Otis Emmert, back left, who presented the awards. Smoke Mitchell is at right. In front are Stanley Gosnell, left, and Denzil Phipps. Welling team, pictured at right, included Ronnie-Hartman, left, Jackie Duncan and Bill Driver. The contests, held April 15, were sponsored by Salt Fork Soil Conservation District. Winners Named in Quail FFA Stock Show Quail Future Farmers hel_ ;heir annual livestock show on Friday, April 17, with 27 ani mals entered. Grand champion beef female was a 'heifer shown by Rodney 3iO, and the reserve champion was a cow belonging to Dnan< Royce Mitchell showed . rand champion female 'hog an< Fohnny Carson the reserv champion. Jake Tarter judged the show Winners were: Gilts under 6 months: first lodney Hill; second, Ear Feemster; third, Mike Mitch ell; fourth, Ronnie Baker. Gilts over 6 montihs: first Joyce Mitchell; second, Jerry Haralson; third, Royce Mitchell Sows: first, Johnny Carson econd, Tommy Needham; third mokey MdtcheH; fourth, Stan ey .Gosnell. Feeder pigs: first, Mike Hitchell; second, third an( 'ourth, Mike Mitchell; fifth Stanley, Gosnell. Barrows: first, Paul Gollihugh; second and third', Robert CARE For Those You Love Thomas Nursing Home 1200 Fifteenth St. Wellington, Texas WTU is F. proud to \ be a part of your i community . . . sparkplug for economic growth \ Payrolls pay off when new manufacturing industry begins operation in a town, Memphis, population 3500, is a good example. Pictured above is the Hall Plant, a unit of Burlington Industries, famous textile manufacturers. It brought a payroll to this Texas Panhandle town for more than 100 employees, mostly women, and has become an important addition to the local economy. National studies show that payrolls, which come from 100 basic new • jobs in a community, add 100 more homes such as the total electric Gold Medallion home pictured left ... increase retail sales by $331,000 annually . . . create three new retail establishments . . . bring 359 new people including 91 school children . . . and add 97 more car registrations. This is another PATTERN FOR PROGRESS. v American industry" is on the move . . . expanding, relocating, and establishing new product facilities all over the Nation. Here is another opportunity for communities to seek new manufacturing payrolls. WTU suggests that every community give serious consideration to this oppor* tunity, since payrolls are, as we have seen, a sparkplug for economic development and growth. t Blevins. Dairy cows: first, Walter McGiM; second, Jerry Boyce. (Beef heifers: first, Rodney Hill; second, Duane Campbell. Beef cow: first, Duane Camp- bell. Dairy heifers: first, Tom Needham. Cash prizes were $2 for first, $1 for second, and 60# for third place. FANKEES, PLEASE NOTE The word "Friendship" was adopted as the motto of the State of Texas by the Texas Legislature in Felb. 1930. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, April 23, 1964 Eagles Drop Game 13-7 toHedley Samnorwood Eagles ^dropped a game 13 to 7 to HedleyFri- day afternoon, April 17, to give both teams a one and one record for the year. : Hedley got three 'hits and 6 errors and Norwood 6 hits and 6. errors'.^, • ' .• .'•::-."'„ :'•"•'. /. : •' Wayne Lindley was the losing pitcher, going three innings before being relieved by Augustine Zermino. Zermino was relieved' toy Gary Kite for the last inning. Danny Morgan was the winning pitcher for Hedley, after he was relieved by Pat Chesser after four innahgs. Playing for Samnorwood were Bill Wischkaemper, short stop; Lloyd Stice, catcher; Zer- mino, (pitcher, first base and center field; Billy Wischkaem- iper. third and 1 first base; Paul | Clark, right field; Dean Tate, left f,ed; Calvin' Kincannon, center field; Gary Kite, miteher- David Kindrick, second 7a£ Wayne "LindJey, pitcher and third base. 'For Hedley: Alexander, short stop; 'M!ke Chesser, camber- Danny Morgan, pitcher; p a £ Chesser, first base'and pitcher- Richard Dixon, left field- Tom Leggitt, rigth field; Richard Shaw, center field; Tony Whin second base, and Holland second base. TOURING TEXANS .-INVITE GERMANS Two Texas tourists got home from Germany with high hopes they have been successful in interesting Germans in tourintr Texas. s Sen. Walter Riohter of Gonzales and Walter Meyer of San Antonio made the trip as official goodwill envoys. They got to Dusseldorf in time for Meyer to ride in a carnival parade in full cowboy attire. Richter said many German children wear cowboy suits, and they hope to capitalize on their interest in cowboys to perk up Texas tourist business. CHUCK Pound ROAST ARM 394 Pound — ROAST PICNICS WHOLE, Ib...... SLICED, Ib. 29* 14 FOR — Biscuits $1.00 SHURFRESH TOP-O-TEXAS BACON 2 Pounds — 894 LARGE $50 WINNER Lost Week was Mrs. Roberta Coffee Save your slips you may win $1 fro $50 Lettuce YELLOW Pound — 10* 2 Pounds — Onions 6 " ortobte Vacuum Cleaner $21 95 Sugar 5 Lb. 19$ With purchase of Shurfine CAKE MIX at Q for $| 00 ^^ .JL ri Corn Meal Dr. Pepper »r 3 for $1 Purex Mellorine Foremost !/ 2 Gal. _ 31$ 394 Suave HAIR SPRAY fc™i 9 ••••••••• 69* Congratulations to our friends at the Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. for 25 years of dedicated service to the farm and ranch people of this area. Your contribution to the welfare of our community was and is appreciated. CARNATION MILK 8 Quart — 49* DOUBLE STAMPS APRIL 28 AND 29

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