The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on April 23, 1964 · Page 6
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April 23, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 6

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Airmen Offered Blood for Leon Furgason AMAR.ILLO AIR FORCE BASE.—Members of the 3344th School Squadron of the 3320th Technical Soho'ol at Amarillo Technical Training Center recently volunteered to donate 36 ipints of blood for a Wellington man who later succumbed to a heart ailment. The airmen, tinder the direction of 1st Lt. Lewis Barker, squadron commander, and 2nd Lt. Benjamin Mason, squadron administrative officer, volunteered the blood after hearing and reading <of the need. •The Wood was needed by Leon Furgason, who was to undergo open ihearti surgery at the John Seeley Hospital in Galveston, had his phyisical condition permitted the operation. Furgason suffered from rheumatic fover as* a youth and early this year was hospitalized wtith pneumonia. Lone Star Gas Mails Refunds DALLAS.—Lone Star .Gas Company is mailing refund checks to its Texas industrial gas customers, following confirmation by the Texas Supreme Court of a 1 claim that the state's dedicated reserve gas tax was unconstitutional, according to L. T. Potter, Lone Star president. The court decision followed legal action by ILone Star and virtually all other interested gas utilities to legally sustain their (position. Thi's was the third 1 time in nine years that a special tax on natural gas, paid under protest, has been proved unconstitutional, Potter added. Lone Star has collected the dedicated reserve gas tax from its industrial customers over the past two and a half years, and has transmitted the amounts collected' to the S^ate in payment of this tax. Refunds totaling $320,000 represent the amounts which Lone Star has collected ftrom these customers over this period of lime, Potter said. Camp Fire Girls The Cardinal Blue Birds met Friday for their regular meeting. They went to - the Dairy Mart first for refreshments'and then to their regular meeting place for games and stories. Attending the meeting were Landie White, Mitzi Pendleton, Jan McGill, Judy Peters, Nancy Shumate, Gwen Hedger, Lillie Ann Rogers, Kathy Bartlett, Katy Sullivan, Janet Simmons, Janet Word, Janet Holland, Reta Branch. Leslie Hed. ger, Pam Shumate, Delia Shumate and the leaders, Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Shumate. GRASS JUDGING WINNERS Two county teams placed in the Greenbelt District Grass Judging contest, sponsored Wednesday, April 15, by the Salt Fork Soil Conservation District supervisors. The Quail team, left, placed second. Members from left, are Royce Mitchell, Paul Gollihugh and Walter McGill. Placing third was Wellington, right, and members, from left, are Roger Weems, Gi'ady Cochran Jr. and Lynn Wolf. The Paducah team placed first. Awards Made Banquet for Five Champions "A Unique Experience" "This is a unique experience. I often speak at banquets honoring one district champion, but I have never spoken at a banquet honoring this, many cham- ipions," Berl Huffman, varsity baseball and' freshman footiball coach at Texas Tech told Wellington ihigh school athletes and townspeople Saturday nltght, April 18 at the second annual all-spotrts banquet. Huffman's talk, fast moving and hard hitting, stressed 'both scholarship and athletics, and came after ,the presentation of the WHS athletic awards. Winners of these honors had not been announced 1 . Five District 2-A major sports championships were represented at the 'banquet, something unequaled in Wellington high school history, and probably not in the southeastern Panhandle high -school athletics. The tennis team had' won its title only Friday. The others were the Skyrocket football and boys and girls basketball teams', and the track team. (But this was not all. There was another winner that Sn an ordinary year would have held the spotlight. After three days practice and during the week of bi-dista-ict basketball playoffs, the girls volleyball team won the district titTe. Coach Don Beck then introduced the B football and bas- ketball teams and team. the golf Eight handsome trophies were presented as individual awards. The ibest all around football player trophy, given by Henard Brothers, went to Bryan Hatch, and a few minutes later Hatch again stopped! forward to receive the trophy as the most valuable track man, given by Brooks Auto. The fkst award .goes to the man who offers the most to his team in all respects; the second goes to the man who gave tihe most in leadership, example and desire. The other award's were: Best all around lineman was presented to Joe Rudy, as the offensive and defensive lineman who gave the most effort in workouts and 1 games. The trophy is given by Jim Martin. Billy Clubb was chosen by his own teammates to receive the Fighting Heart, as the man who had the most spirit and desire, who never quit no matter what obstacles faced him. Carol Blain, only igirl to receive an award, was named Miss Basketball, and Roger Weems was named Mr. Basketball. These are the most outstanding all around 'basketball players. For the second year, Danny Martin was named 1 the 'best student athlete — the athlete with the highest academic stan- ward and who is a good 1 citizen as well as good athlete. Named as Mr. Skyrocket was Kenneth Patterson, the senior boy who participated in (football, ibasketball and track, and who gave the best) all around effort to his school in all three sports combined. Glenn Thomas was recognized as having won a 1 football scholarship to Oklahoma State University. The all-district team members introduced were: offensive football, Wayne Barton, Billy Clu<bb, Bobby Hudson and Jennings Wells; defensive football, Billy Clubb, Tim Bailey, Joe Rudy and Bobby Hudson. Boys 'basketball, Roger Weems, (Bill Bpillman and Wayne Barton; girls basketball, Ann Orr, Jane Orr, Carol Blain and Betty Courtney. Regional track qualifiers are Bryan Hatch, Danny Martin', Kenneth Patterson, Gary Bergvall, Olan Moore, Joe Rudy, Gary White, Lynn Wolf and Wayne Barton. Coach Huffman, early in his talk, toM the crowd that they must realize that one of the most important subjects is compDtitive athletics, needed more today than ever. "Today it is the school's duty to build students physically as well as mentally. Twenty years ago this wasn't true," he declared. Then he came out strong against those who would curtail high school athletics to intermural participation. There won't he any athletics without competition, he reminded, adding that competitive athletics buil'd the two qualities needed in crises, emotional stability and physical stamina. "You are privileged stu- d'ents," he told the teen-agers. "You are not the dropouts. You are the winners. You are the achievers, and I appeal to you boys and girls to help save the dropouts." Urging excellence in scholarship, Huffman recalled the day when an A on a report card was something many students were ashamed of. "That day is gone. The A student is. the popular student. They're not paying off for mediocrity any more. If you don't excell, somebody's waiting to take your place. You've got to beat somebody trying 1 to do what you're doing better than you are." The Tech coach reminded that not every student can make A's, but every student can give 110 per cent effort. "The I-Will is just as important as the IQ, You bet it is." He rounded out his speech by telling the crowd a lot of peqple have filed over their consciences pretty smooth. "Ten people doing something don't make it right; 1,000 people doing it don't make it right and 10,000 doing at don't make it right." Master of ceremonies for the banquet was James Larson, and head coaoh Don Deck introduced the athletes^ and the speaker. Vocal entertainment was by Patty Overton and a group hiestO.Nortliciitt Asking for Re-election to COURT OF CIVIL APPEALS Amarillo • Thirty-three years active experience in civil law practice in this district. • Eight years County Judge, Potter County. • Past President West Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association. Past President Amarillo Bar Association. ABLE* MATURE EXPERIENCED Your vote and ,' influence will be sincerely appreciated • r«u far hr frtadi «f ' fnHMt O. Nwffwiitt HIGH-TIDE Full Brother to the Famous HIGH STAKES 1961-62 National Champion Proven Sire of Both Color and Good Conformation Standing 3 Miles East of Wellington, Texas CONTACT PAUL GUTHRIE Owner Phone 417-2349—Wellington, Texas Night Phone 447-2354 RICHARD NALL Trainer & Owner Phone 447-5641—Wellington, Texas Students Enjoy Skating Party A skating party at the Memphis rink entertained boys and girls of Quail junior high school Monday, April 13, from to 8 p.m. A hamburger feast followed. Attending were Johnny Hook, Benny 'Carson, Gary Barton, Reta Cummings, Jam's Gosnell, Alicia Kilman, Paula JLangley, Pamela Langley, Jimm.ie Lang- fey, Laura Wheeler, Michael Finley, Clarence Lang, Lanny McGill, Steven Tennison, John Blevins, Lonnie Colson, J. R. Downs, Jain-ell Fielding, Bert Huff, G-ary Mitchell, Gary Don Neeley. The room motncrs were Mrs. Langley, Mrs. Neeley, Mrs. Carson, Mrs. Colsow, and Mrs. Cummings. Sponsors were Mrs. Wells and Mrs. Morris>. Lunchroom Menu Monday, April 27: Vienna sausage, peanut ibutter and banana sandwich, whipped potatoes, lettuce and tomato salad, beatnik cake, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Tuesday, April 28: Macaroni and cheese, pinto 'beans with chili, cole slaw, combrea'd squares, fruit cobbler, ice cream and half pint milk or chocolate milk. Wednesday, April 29: Baked ham. hot potato salad, cheese sticks,, blue lake green beans, ripe olives, hot rolls with butter and jelly, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Thursday, April 30: .Ground beef patty on a fbun, onion, mustard, pickles, lettuce and tomatoes, oven fried potatoes, peanut butter cookies, fruited jello, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Friday, May 1: Fish sticks and catsu/p, green pea salad, corn on the cob, hot rolls with butteor, steamed rice with sugar, half pint milk or chocolate milk. composed of Gail Henard, Jan Lindsey, Aleta Owens, Joyce Holton, Beverly Si/ngley and Karen Richardson. THE WELLINSTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, April 23, 1964 NEW CARS AND TRUCKS C&H Pharmacy, Wellintgon— Chevrolet 2-door sedan. Floyd Stephens—Dodge. Lncien Bearden, Wellington— Oldsmobile sedan. Danny Davis. Wellington —• Ford Tudor. Wayne Reynolds, Wellington —Ford Fordor. John Holton, Wellington — Chevrolet tank truck. Thomas IT. Elibert, Welling- ton—GMC .pickup. Lynn Wright, Wellington — Chevrolet coupe. R. G. Haynes — Chevrolet; pickup. Otis Owens — Chevrolet 4- cloor sedan; W. A. Bentley — Chevrolet pickup. Ina Tatum — Ford, Foi-dor. Bob Copeland, Wellington — Ford Fordor. Kelso Funeral Home, Well- ington—Oldsmo'bil'e sedan. Mrs. G. L. Jones, Wellington —Chevrolet 4-door sedan. Jerry DePauw, Quail—Chevrolet 4-door sedan. Noel Burge. Dodson—Chevrolet pickup. Sell it with a Classified Ad. DR. JACK L. ROSE OPTOMETRIST Contact Lenses Closed Saturday Afternoons 505 Main MEMPHIS Phone 259-2216 GORDON McLENDON Your candidate for the Democratic nomination for U. S. Senator BELIEVES • FOREIGN AID—Foreign aid should be withheld from all communist- dominated countries. Foreign aid should be maintained in those countries in which we have military bases. In other countries where any aid might be prudent, it should be mainly in the form of surplus agricultural products. • NATIONAL OEBT-Government expenditures should be made only from current income in peacetime. An orderly program for retirement of the public debt should be initiated. • FOREIGN AFFAIRS —The Monroe Doctrine should be firmly restated and upheld. COHDON McLENDON Dcmocrulic Cnmliclule For U. S. Senator Vote for Gordon McLendon in the May 2 Primary and you'll be proud of your choice Political Adv. paid for by Mcltntfon Committtt, G»orgt S«ndlin, campaign dirtctor ITS TRADE 'N' TRAVEL TIME AT YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER'S Sport Coupes above: Corvette Sling Kay, Chevy II Nova, Corvair Monza, Chevelle Malibu, Chevrolet Impala. 5 different ways to make a big splash! wffiout going overboard on pice It's get-the-cottage-ready time. Put-the-boat-in-the-water time. Baseball time. Trade 'N' Travel Time at your Chevrolet dealer's. Time to get out of that wintertime rut, into ono of Chevrolet's five great highway performers. Now it's easy to go on vacation first class—without paying a first-class price. In a luxury Jet-smooth Chevrolet, for example. This beauty rivals just about any car in styling, performance and comfort. Or try a totally new type of travel in the youthfully styled Chevelle. Lots of room inside—yet nicely sized for easy handling. Now thrifty Chevy II has hill-flattening power. Unique Corvair offers extra power that accents its road-hugging rear engine traction. And the exciting Corvette speaks for itself. Yes, right now. is new car time. T-N-T Time. Tune to get the most fun from a new car. To get a great trade on your old one, To get a big choice at your Chevrolet dealer's. Come on in I CHECK THE T-N-T DEALS ON CHEVROLET • CHEVELLE t CHEVY H t CORVAIR AND CORVETTE hOW AT YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER'S CLARK CHEVROLET CO. 1009 Ninth St. Wellington, Texas Phone 447-5422

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