The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on April 23, 1964 · Page 11
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April 23, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 11

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Thursday, April 23, 1964
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MATERIAL CLERK Horace Small, who went to work for Greenbelt El- lectric Co-operative, Inc., in 1952, "intending to |just work through the fall," is material clerk. In. his work, he is in charge of repair and testing of Jail meters used by Greenbelt, he is responsible for the issuance of all materials and supplies used in „ construction and service work, he keeps an inventory of all materials, and is in charge of purchasing. OFFICE MANAGER Greenbelt Electric Co-operative, Inc., was just one month old when Bessie Rainer became its office manager, a position she has filled with loyalty and efficiency. Because of her knowledge of its operation, her work far Greenbelt actually covers a much wider field than office procedure. Game Warden For Each 1,300 Square Miles AUSTIN.—Game wardens for the Parks and "Wildlife Department have one of the biggest chores in the field of enforcement of almost any agency in government, according tto Executive Director J. Weldon Watson. In "fact, each game warden in the State of Texas on an average patrols an area bigger than the entire State of Rhode Island. Watson pointed out that the state has some 262,840 square miles of land, 4,499 square miles of inland waters, and 3,875 square miles in the tMe- lands areas of the Gulf of •Mexico which extends some three marine leagues. This represents approximately 170 million acres of area available where fish and game may be i'ottnd. "Enforcement, game management and protection of the fish and wildlife in this vast area is a great responsibility," Watson explained. The director stated that the department has 194 'budgeted positions for game wardens and conservation officers. "That means', on the average, a game -warden for every 1,300 square miles or so, or one for each 830,000 acres of land," said Watson. "That's an area of approximately 100 square miles larger than the State of Rhode Island." Watson acknowledged that the vastness of the area .ip be covered makes it impossible to prevent all fish and game law THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, April 23, 1964 violations or apprehend- all the violators. "We know that our warden force ,is spread -pretty thin but the fact that our game populations and game harvests are on the upswing indicates that the enforcement people are on the job," he said. "Of course, there is room for improvement in each functional area of the department and it is our intention to continue enforcement, biological studies, and research on a sound, practical basis. Our challenge is to continue to 'improve and to do the best we can—and we will," Watson concluded. The 7.4 miile Mont Blanc tun- ne] between France and Italy is the longest highway tunnel in the world. Powers Named Arnett Coach Larry Powers, who was graduated from Arnett high school in 1958, has been; elected senior 'high school coach at that school. He was a member of the basketball and baseball clubs at Amett when both ball clubs won the Oklahoma state championship in 1956. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Powers of Arnett and is married to the former Pamela Carter of Cooipertjon. Of Texas' 254 counties', 77 are about the same size as Rhode Island. All New 1964 Deluxe 23" DELUXE ROLL-ABOUT TV STAND when you buy this 23" ZENITH HANDCRAFTED TV VALUE HANDCRAFTED for greater Dependability The WILLIAMS Model SA2707W Our Best Wishes to Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. It is a pleasure to Congratulate the Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. for their outstanding contribution to the welfare of the farm and ranch people of this area. And we also congratulate the personnel of this organization for the splendid manner in which they have rendered this service for the past 25 years. Tyler Electric DALLAS AT 15TH ST. To Our Many Friends of the Greenbelt Electric Coop, Inc. FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THE FARM AND RANCH PEOPLE ON THEIR. As a Service Institution that has worked for people of this area for over 50 years, we are pleased to congratulate the Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. on their Silver Anniversary. They have made a notable contribution to the welfare of the people who live on the land. It would be hard for us to visualize what living on a farm or ranch would be like if it were not for the electric power and light that adds so much to the comfort and efficiency of the people who produce food and fibre to feed and cloth a nation. It is also hard to visualize what a rural community would be without a functional and serviceable weekly newspaper. As we congratulate our friends we also rededicate ourselves to the task of providing you with an outstanding weekly newspaper. For 54 Years a Builder in Collingsworth County

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