The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on April 23, 1964 · Page 9
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 9

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, April 23, 1964
Page 9
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THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, April 23, 1964 R. i Yarbrough Tells B&PW of Trip to Uruguay for State Department A visit to the South American nation of Uruguay, on a mission for the State Departl- TOent, was described by R. A. Yartorough of ChiJdress for the members of the (Business and Professional Women's Club on Tuesday evening, April 14. Mr. Yarbrough, manager of the Gate City Electric Co-operative, Inc., described life in both rural areas and metropolitan Montevideo, ithe capital city. The purpose of his 1961 trip was to describe rural electrification to the ipeople of Uru- He spoke of his cordial reception, and the eagerness with which people of that nation accept citizens of the United States. One of the .nations most advanced! in the ways of democracy, Uruguay has little illiteracy and poverty, and such freedoms as freedom of the press, •tiie speaker told the group. On the other hand, there; i» no coal or oil, and the homes; are ill-heated: Cot-, ton was. bringing 8 cents per pound and. bananas 10 .pounds for. '5' cents, at- the time of his visit.' , • , -, -,, ,-„ Ttofr Yarbrough is a retiring: director of, .the National Rural, Electric Co-op Association from Texas, a? post he has held 11 years; He has served as its president <,an<J. v vice president two years each. At the motional convention in Dallas .this year, he introduced! Governor John Connatty and Senator Ralph Yarborough. He has been manager of the Gate Oity Co-op since its organization 23 years ago. Presented at this meeting also was the B&PW Girl of the Month, Carol Slain, daughter of Mrs. !/, E. Ward. Carol is an outstanding girl athlete, and has been president of the 'band, winner of the student conducting title in regional competition, ,and this year played in the TWU All Girl Band. She is a past president of the Junior Music Club and of Ti-i-ca. These are only a few of Carol's school honors, and on the community level 1 she is assistant organist of First Methodist Church. Mrs. John Ooleman, B&PW president, appointed a nominating committee composed of Mrs, Zook Thomas, Miss Sara Jones and Mrs. Rufus Sweat. She announced that Judge Mary Lou Robinson of Amarillo .will foe the .guest speaker at the inter-city meeting in June. Present were Mrs. Don Jones, Mrs. Ernest Harwell, Mrs. Luther Cribble, Mrs. Jimmie Kelso, Miss Jones, Miss Blain, Mrs. Dee Colemam, Mrs. Byron Duncan, Mrs 1 . Guy Owens, Mrs. Dudley Phipps, Mrs. Fred Watkins, Miss Edith Jack son, Mrs. Lydia McPherson, Mrs. Otis Emmert, Mrs. Sweat, Mrs. Trusten Thomas, ; Mira<. L. W. Wells, Mrs/Frank Kennedy, Mrs. H. L. Jenkins, Mrst Rob Isbell, Mrs. Tjniman Estes, Mrs. Harold Kelter and Mrs. Thomas. Hospital Group Sees Film The St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary met on.April 1<X for its regular monthly meeting. In the 'business session with the. president, Mrs. B. M. Sims presiding-, a, report was given on the'anniversary dinner served to the- Sisters.- Final plans for National Hospital Week observance were formulated with Mrs. Lyndon Crelia as local chairman. 'Slide films of the twenty- fifth anniversary of St. Joseph's Hospital were shown by Mrs. Carter Hokomb. "My Life Story," a film made available by the Amerl can Cancer Society, was shown by Mrs. E. H. Harwell, board member of the Collingsworth County unit. One guest, Mrs. (Bob Goforth, was present. Members presenl were Mmes. Emory Hunter Lyndon Crelia, Trusten Thorn as, E, H. Harwell 1 , Carter Hoi comb, Bernice Welch, Earl Kell er, Joe Thompson, B. M. Sims and A. L. Elliott. June Wedding Planned Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Thome Emanuel of Little Bock, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Elaine, to John Nicholas WhJtaker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Earl Whitaker of Harrisburg. Ark. The bride's mother is the former .Oora Cocke of Wellington. Mr. Emanuel also lived here. Miss Emanuel was graduated from Little Rock Central high school in 1960. She is presently engaged in an honors program leading to a B.A. from Hendrix College in May. At Hendrix, she has been a member of the homecoming court and a Troubadour beauty. She is president of Alpha Chi, a national han- or society, and a member of Cardinal Key, a national service sorority; Alpha Psi Omega, a national dramatics fraternity; and Booster Club. She was elected Outstanding Freshman by the Student Senate, Outstanding Sophomore Woman by Cardinal Key, and a member of Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities by the faculty. Mr. Whitaker, a graduate of Harrisburg high school, received his bachelor of arts degree with high honors in biology from Hendrix College in 1962. He was president of Blue Key and a member of the Student Senate, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Chi, and Booster Club. He was elected to membership in Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. He is a seventh quarter medical student at the University of Tennessee at Memphis, where he is a member of Alpha Kappa Medical Fraternity and vice president 10f his class. He is also engaged in a program of neurological research through the University of Tennessee. The wedding will be June 14 at Greene Chapel, Hendrix College, in Comvay, Ark. Our Besf Wishes and Thanks to The Greenbelt Electric Coop. Inc ON THEIR A nniversary We appreciate the great contribution the Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. has brought to the rural homes of this area in providing greater comfort, more entertainment and increasing efficiency to those families who live on the farms and ranches. We congratulate the officials, the membership and the management upon the excellent job they have done since the Greenbelt started in 1939. We particularly appreciate the service employees who have been diligent and faithful in keeping this service functioning both day and night. We extend our thanks as well as our congratulations to all these people for the significant service you have rendered our people during the past 25 years. In serving your members you have benefited all of us. First State Bank Mrs. Elliott 1924 Hostess Mrs. A. L. Elliott was h'ost- SS, to the 1924 Study Ciiub members for at -regular\ meeting on April 9. ; ••Aw.', audio-visual approach was given "Feminine Pocus ... on 'America for Me'." The assembly singing of "America, the Beautiful" set the pace for the program. Soon thousands of Americans will heed the "song of the open road." The viewers of "Tour Tips" will be oriented in traveling with ease on a week-end jaimt) or a cross-country tour. This film, shown by Mrs. Edward White, catered to proper packing of luggage for an individual, a coupe, and a family, i From luggage and travel tips, the group was given a ipreview of the New York WorM's Fair via film strip. Viewed were extravaganzas of present and! future fantasies as well as recreations of the past. Wiith 'Peace Through Understanding?' as its theme and the Unisphere as its. symbol, this fair beautifully depicts the progress of the nations and peoples of the world. Mrs. Velman Warrick was the recipient of two adult admission' tickets to the World's Fair which is to open April 22. These tickets were made available by The Travelers Insurance Company as was the latter film. The (business session included a report firom the delegates to the city federation and this chib's part in the National Library Week observance .on April 17. A report of the recent Top of Texas District convention was given by Mrs. Mack Bush and Mrs. B. M. Sims. The year book committee appointed includes Mmes. J. R. Ross, A. L. Elliott. Jack Moreman and Mack Bush. A sherbet medley was served to Mmes. Bill Bradley, Bush, R. R. Grawley, Chester Fires, J. B. King, Warrick, -Moreman, Sima, White, J. F. Michael, Howard Riggs, Elliott, and Miss Sara E. Jones and' Miss Hattie D. Wells. OF DODSON WMU Circles Hold Mission Study The Circles of the Woman's Missionary Union of the First Baptist Church met in (homes Monday, April 13 for mfission study. The Dellanna O'Brian Circle met -with Mrs. E. W. Clement and Mrs. Claude Groves taught the lesson. There were three visitors and one new member present. The Jaxie -Short Circle met in the home of Mrs. Henry Stall with Mrs. C. T. Huibbard! teaching the lesson. Mrs r . Jess Cock entertained 1 the Margaret Martini Circle and Mrs. J. C. Whisenaht presented the mission lesson. The Ruth Poole Circle met in the home of Mrs. M. L. Lynn. Mrs. Si'las Crawford was the leader of the mission study. Mrs. BM1 Langford -was hostess to the Mary iLangford Circle, with Mrs. E. T. Vaughan conducting the mission lesson. Mrs. Hill Club Hostess The Saimnorwood Home Demonstration Clufb met Thursday, April 7 in the ihome of Mrs. Bill Hill with seven members present; Mrs. Jess Deger, pres'- idenb, was in charge and roll call waa answered 'by "Somer thing nice a neighbor has done for: inc.": ...... Mrs. Kathryn Barjenbruch home demonstration agent, discussed and gave a demonstration^ on "Cleaning Agents." , Members will attend the nu trition workshop /instead of their next meeting, which falls on the same date, and the fol lowing meeting; will !be with Mrs. Fred Johnson. Refreshments were served to Mrs. Gracie Graves, a guest Mrs, J. L. Alexander, Mrs Charlie Bradley, Mrs. Deger Mrsi. Johnson, Mrs. Jack Low ry, Mrs. Claude Simpson, Nan cy Alexander, Nancy Hill, anc the hostess, Mrs. Hill. Builders Class Holds Dinner The (Builders Sunday School Jlass of the Fjrst Barptist Church met in the dining room of the church at noon Friday, April 10 for their monthly uncheon and fellowship. Mrs. D. C. Powell, the presi- lent, presided and Max?. J. G. Finley gave the opening pray- The strongest wind eve measured was 231 miles pe hour on Alpril 11, 1934 on Mt Washington, N.H. er. The devotional was given by Mrs. Ruth Wyrick. Attending were Mmes. Powell, N. W. Murray, J. G. Finley, Bonnie Huston, Ruth Wyrick, Roscoe ILand, L. A. Johnson, D. F. Roberts, J. F. i s _ aacs, W. E. Carter, J. B. Trew and Lee Vaughan. Rotary flour mills did nott appear dn Northern Germany until the third century B.C. FOR A SAFE FUTURE! SOUTHERNER whtftlircaHs! SUPERIOR INSURANCE COMPANY *OUNDED Home Office—Houston, Texu SENTINEL INDEMNITY COMPANY Bobo Castleberry 1306 Amarillo Wellington, Texas Phone: 447-2784 For 25 Years - Light and Power for Progress Greenbelt Electric Coop., Inc. For much of this time, Chevrolet has been the working partner of Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. It is Chevrolet that goes through the rough country below the Caprock when Greenbelt men string the lines . . . again it's Chevrolet that pushes through snow and mud to keep the power coming through to you. We cannot measure in money what Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. has brought the area it serves. The slender wires and sturdy poles carry comfort and progress . . . power that helps our farms and ranches produce. It brings business to our towns. It helps eastern Panhandle farmers and ranchers stand at the head of the vital agricultural industry. Above all, Greenbelt merits the trust and respect of those it serves. Chevrolet, like Greenbelt, is vital to the growth and progress of this area . . . because its owners can depend on it. Clark Chevrolet is proud of its association with Greenbelt . . . pleased to wish them well for their second quarter-century of service. CLARK CHEVROLET Wellington, Texas

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