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Section! 16 PAGES for Fifty-three Years a Builder in Coffingswort/i County 10* PER COPY Volume LIV Wellington, Collingsworih County, Texas, Thursday, April 30, 1964 Number 41 WELLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL BAND The red and white uniformed band from Wellington high school, under the direction of James Larson, will be heard in its spring pops concert Friday evening, May 1. This is the fourth year the band has presented a concert in this informal style. Members are here identified in two sections. Left section, back row, from left, are Peggie Crawford, Saundra Owens, Lyndal Bow- cn, Sharon Daves, Henry Stall, Debra Peters, Danny Marsh, Glen Koons, and Sammie Hicks; second row, George Kopp. Cheryl Needham, Jacqueline King, Carol Blain, Raymond Horton, Dwight Bowen, Sandra Carter, Nancy Crawley, David Groves, Bryant Harris, Becky Brewer; third row (short row) Patsy McDanel, Linda Karnes, Brenda Bobo, Judy Millsap; front raw: Ann Orr, Rie Schneider, Jan Bowen, Patricia Bouchclle, Laquita Martin, Tommy Thomas. Right section, back row, reading from left, John Barjenbruch, Charles Black, •James Larson, band director, Norman Black, Jackie Barton, Jerry Hnvron, Chris Hubbard, Cleland Stallings, Dan Warrick; second row, LaJuanda Peters, Patricia Thomas, Delores Moody, Tommy Franklin, John Abernathy, Linda Ogletree, Margie Hicks, Marsha Tyler, Graham Bow ty, Lynn Derryberry, Nancy Holton, Jane Orr, Anna Kay Kelso; front row, from left, Regina Ferguson, Janyth Estes, Linda Moore, Sammie Thompson, Kathy Davis, Melanie Williams. Students absent when the pictures were made were Nancy Thomas and Davela Edens. ii Perfect Idiot' Quail Juniors Present Class Play Thursday Members of the junior class of Quail high school will present their class (play on Thursday, May 7 in the Quail high school gymnasium. The play, entitled "The Perfect Idiot" is a farce in three acts, written by Eunice 'and Grant Atkinson. The cast includes 1 : Margaret Tennyson, mother of the household, played by Nancy Han-is; Jackie Tennyson, her youngest >son, iplayed by Denzil Phipps; Rhodora, the maid, Shirley Horton; Roger Tennyson, the father of Dan and Jackie, Joe Harris; Walter P. Latherby, soap manufacturer, Stanley Gosnell; Daniel Tennyson, the young genius, Dale 'Mm-ris; Arthur Barnard, high school principal, Jerry iBoyce; Miss Baker, a teacher. Lpnetta Neeley; Linda Barnard, Mr. Barn- ard's daughter, played by Patricia Kimbro; Jeanie Wilson', Jackie's girl, Sue Saunders; Aloysius (Puff) Witomski, star athlete, Smokey Mitchell; Carla Carlson, Puff's girl, Dianne Moseley; a policeman, played by Tommy Baker; Dr. Hock- horst Vani Barf, a psychiatrist, Rodney Hill; Mrs. Booth, a newspaper reporter, Rosie Baker. Proceeds from the play will go to finance the senior class trip. The Iplay is under the direction of Herman Moseley and Don Lacy, who are the class sponsors. Even a boy-wonder like Dan wasn't smart enough to figure out how perfect an imitation he was going to give when- he decided to act like a perfect idiot, and that is where the fun begins. Banquet Saturday Evening Honors Eighth Grade Eighth .grade students had their "Evening in Paris" Saturday, April 25, as they turned the community building into a sidewalk cafe for their traditional sirring banquet. The Eiffel tower was the focal point of the black and white decorative scheme, but d-upllcaJted by miniature towers on each of the ta'bles for four. Spring flowers were used to complete the decorations. After the invocation by Johnny Harris', Andy Henard, class president, introduced Kent Clark and Tanya Horton as "owners of the Cafe de Paree" and he in turn introduced the program numbers. "I Love Paris" was sung by Polly Browning; the class will was read by Rhonda Kersten and the class iprophecy by Billy Neeley. Jan Bowen gave a clarinet solo, and Nancy Thomas presented a t;ap dance. Kenny Brown, presented as a French artist, exhibited a picture he had painted as the banquet progressed. Cherry Lewis was pianist. The benediction was given by Chris Hubbard. Eighth grade students and their 'guests attending were Andy Henard, Delores Moody, Linda Ogletree, Johnny Harris, Sammy Hicks, Jacqueline King, George Porter, Nancy Sikes, Harry Patterson, George Kopp, Kenny Brown, Bally Neeley, Steve Davis, Rhonda Kersten. Jimmy Black, Susan Coffee, Kathy Kiker, Faith Chamb- 1'iss, Mary Aguirre, Joy Nation, Alan Fires, Patricia Thomas, Polly Browning, Glenda Kiker, Cherry Lewis, Chris Hubbard, Tanya Horton, Kent Clark, Cheryl Needham, Tim White, Jim Lindsey, Jimmy Neeley, Jan Blaiin, Alfred Allred, Deborah Peters, Linda Phillips, Vikki Saunders, Nancy Thomas, Sandy Covey, Frei— See back page ATHLETES HONORED Patriotic Theme FIRST WHS GOLF TEAM The first golf team from Wellington high school, after only a few days practice, placed third in the District 2-A Interscholastic League tournament. Here Coach, Louis Graham, front left, gives some pointers to team members Stanley Bratten, as the others look on. From left, they are Dan Warrick, Randy Wooldridge, and Ronny Hurst. Norwood Elementary Program on Friday A patriotic pro-gram, "The Pageant of Our Flat," will be presented by Samnorwood grade school students as their spring entertainment Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Approximately 150 boys and firls will take part. At the colorful climax, the 'lags of the 50 states and the ommonwearth possessions of he United States will be on he stage together, each held jy a young student, who has dentifiecl the state and told vhen it received statehood. Nearly 50 children of the "irst aud second grades will open the program .with a flag drill, using only the flag of the United States. Children from the third grade up will be flag-toearers and form -the choir. More than a lozen songs of patriotism, some of them tied to the na- jion's history in the making, will be'sung, al'ong with two lymns, ,'Dcar Lord and Father of Mankind" and the Doxology. The soloist will be Cecilia Snear, who will sing the inscription on the Statue of Liberty, "Give Me of Your, Tired, Your Poor ..." by Emma Lazarus and set to music by Irving Berlin. The narrators will be Karon Cunningham and Kenneth Wischkaemper. There will be two other speaking (parts', by Laura Whitson and Rita iLack- ey. •Mrs. Jack Lowry is directing the pageant and is pianist. She is assisted by Miss Matidie Coffee, Mrs. Minor Hiett, Mrs. iBamey Walker, Mrs. Charley Hill, Mrs>. Ed Dwyer and Loy'd Stephens. Rockets Start Spring Work With a golden year of athletics behind them, the Wellington Skyrocket grid team this week turns its eyes on next year's work. Coach Don Beck said the football players will meet for the last period from now until the end of school. Under Interscholastic League rules, 'they do not wear pads and work-outs are limited to passing, punting, running, drills, etc. Athletes Do Well in Region I Competition The two members of the Wellington high school tennis team, Betty Courtney and 1 Bill Spillman, advanced to the fin- I als of the Region I Interschot- astic League competition before losing out to two opponents from Marfa Saturday, April 25. One member of the track team, Bryan Hatch, placed third in the 120 yard high hurdles, and other members of the team ranged from seventh to eleventh in <the various events. Team-wide, the track men were 20th in a field of 48, according to Coach Don Beck. This is considerably better than their record last year. Playing in the Class A girls singles', Betty defeated a 1 girl from Rotan, then another from Sanderson before losing to Marfa's Diane Baker 3-6, 6-0, and 6-3 in the finals. 'SpHlman, competing in the 'boys singles, won over 'boys from Idakm and Seagraves then lost to Ronnie Wdbb of Marfa 1 6-0, 6-0 and 7-5. Baker placed second in the state last year. (Betty advanced to the regional finals last year before being defeated. Bill placed second in the district in 1963. B'oth are juniors and have one more year of tennis competition, according to tennis, coach E. W. Clement. Hatch's time for third in the high hurdles was 15.3. In the 180 yard low hurdles, Hatch placed ninth and Danny Martin was eleventh. Joe Rudy was 9th in the shot put; Kenneth Patterson was seventh in the pole vault; and the mile relay team placed tieratih. Members were Olan Moore, Gary White, Ray Floyd and Patterson. Lynn Wolf [placed eleventh in the male run. Region I includes an area extending from Wichita Falls to El Paso, south as far as Abilene, and all the Panhandle. ELITE CORPS Only the upper 15% of Texas high school graduates ought to ibe taken in the state's top universities, the Governor's Committee on Education Beyond the High School has been told. GREETINGS: ©fftcial jftemoranfcum By JOHN CONNALLY Governor of Texas AUSTIN, TEXAS Individual honors went to these Wellington high school athletes at the recent all- sports banquet. None knew of the honor until his name was called for the presentation. At top left is Joe Rudy, offensive and defensive lineman who gave most effort to football; and right, Danny Martin, for the second year named the best student athlete. Below them at left is Bryan Hatch, named best all around football player and also most valuable track man; and at right, Roger Weems, chosen Mr. Basketball. Next below is Billy Clubb, who received the fighting heart award, and at bottom, Carol Blain, chosen as Miss Basketball. Clubb UT Opens New Graduate School A new graduate school of Business Administration will open next September at The University of Texas, 'giving a separate identity to master's degree programs in existence for many years. College graduates with degrees in 'business may complete requirements for the master's degree in one year. Graduates with degrees in other fields, such as engineering or liberal arts, may earn master's degree* 'hi business far two years. Slain The right to vote la a treasured instrument of a democracy* and a solemn responsibility on the part of every American citizen 62 voting age. Unfortunately, it is a responsibility'that it often treated lightly, for many eligible voters consistently fail to exercise'their right' and duty .to cast their ballot. T.exans will vote in the primary elections on May 2 to select their nominees for public office at the local, state and national level. On the same day the .party precinct conventions will be held to select delegates to .the county conventions and to consider reso- lutions affecting state and national policy. These conventions are the genesis of our entire political and governmental structure. It .is vital to our state and nation that as many persons as possible participate in these essential functions of representative government, THEREFORE, I, as Governor of Texas, do hereby designate Saturday, May 2, 1964, as TEXAS CITIZENSHIP 'DAY and urge all eligible voters .to participate in the primary election 1 and precinct conventions of the party of their choosing.