The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on April 30, 1964 · Page 14
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April 30, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 14

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The WellingtonLeader t i'Evj&ry «t 913 Wert Avenue, Wellington, Texas DESKJN3 WELLS, Editor did Publisher _ Entered aa Moond cUws mail Aug. 25, 1909 at the post offie* at Wellington, Texas, under Act' of March 3, 1879. NATIONAL |A EDITORIAL ' ffSttiUinlng- Member National Editorial Association / " Member Texas Press Association i Member Panhandle Press Association NOTICE: Any .erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person, firm or corporation which may appear Intthe columns of THE WELLINGTON LEADER will be corrected gladly upon its being brought to. the attention of the publisher. $3.00 a year inside of trade territory $4.00 a year outside of trade territory .'.-... Reading Notices 10«i per line Thursday, April 30, 1964 This Is theYearAthletes Sfand Tall in Collingsworfh A year of athletic glory is near the end for Collingsworth county high schools, in which seven district championships in three classes were shared, and one more, baseball, remains to be determined. When has that happened to us before? The bulk of .the honors have come to Class A Wellington, since it has the most teams, but Quail came in with a boys basketball championship in Class 9-B, and the Booker T. Washington girls track team not only won their district but went on to place second in the state, losing the championship by only one point. There should be pride in every heart for these young athletes, for never has physical fitness and stamina meant so much. A closer look brings out something more. A surprising number of these athletic champions are also outstanding scholastically. It would have been well if every athlete in the county could have heard Coach Berl Huffman of Texas Tech when he told the Wellington boys and girls there is no longer any place for mediocrity. Scholarship and athletics must go together, he told them bluntly. The course is fast and the race is getting faster, and students will have to work harder if they are to keep up. In all the praise of teams, we who sit in the bleachers must not forget those who make the teams possible, the coaches. In every case in the schools of this county, the coach is also a classroom teacher, and in several instances also a school administrator. But this year these and all other obstacles have been overcome with glory. Let's BlovT?^ xMstle on Crime LAW DAY, MAY 1, BY PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION REPORT Dear Editor: • I see where the earthquake- shook • citizens of Alaska are getting help from Washington, which consists of about 90% runaround and 10% cash. But it wouldn't do, of course, for the federal money spreaders 'to go around pouring out Domestic Aid as spreely as they do Foreign 1 Aid, After all, they can't afford to corrupt good sources of tax money by getting them accustomed to free help every time they get disastered toy some natural calamity like flood, earthquake, or April 15. I see where the sub-war we are fSighting down in South Vietnam Is not going overwhelmingly in our favor. Which my Southernfied neighbor says may be due to some of our leaders just can't put their whole hearts^ into a fight for any area 1 which is South of somewhere. Says it's been noticed that numerous North USAians have still got some Southernphobia in their systems, even after 100 years, but it might have taken a hundred centuries to breed it all outi if the South had won. I see where a Purdue professor has worked out a system whereby kids in the first, second and third grades can be taught Economics. But my coffee-soaked economist neighbor says the good professor has failed to- announce what tytpe of Economics he is fixing to teach to these littfle children'. After all, there are two distinctly different branches of this science, to-wit: Economics with Your Own Money, and Economics with Other People's Money. And only the folks with official conflict-of-interest permits are entitled to practice both kinds. I see where school teachers in some big cities are wanting combat pay and death-in-dine- of-duty benefits because the kids are getting so aggressive. It appears that some children and a few other people just haven't yet heard that modern social etiquette is to use Quiet Reason instead of force and threats in all differences except racial squabbles and tax collecting. My pioneer pedagogue neighbor says some early day country school .teaching was pretty * • * Bratten Explains Service Cuts in Post Office lihe limited adjustments in some postal services ordered in Washington March 10 by Postmaster General John A. Gronouski to save $12.7 million will begin to take effect in Wellington and other cities May 4, Postmaster L. B. Bratten said today. Parcel Post 'delivery service will be provided on a five-day week basis for the city delivery area. The rural and star routes will continue to give six-diay service on the parcel post as well as other classes of mail 1 . Wednesday has been designated as the non-service day for •parcel post delivery - in Wellington. Special Delivery, First Class Parcels and Air Mail Percels will be delivered as they have in the ipasti. Also effective 'May 4, only I one consolidated stamp and parcel 1 post window will be qpen on Saturday morning. The money order window will be closed and no money orders will be issued. Since the money order window will ibe closed on •Saturday morning, all meter settings, trust fund deposnts, and Ibox rent collections will be transacted on week days. The postmaster emphasized that no essential major services are affected under the orders. There will be no change in home delivery or special delivery, for example. Regular business mail deliveries will continue as usual. Letters and other first class mail will be handled with the same .priority as ever. I The economy step, Bratten explained, is in line with President Johnson's programs under which the recent Federal income tax cut was provided. Only two (bridges connect Venice with the mainland' of Italy. Father of Mrs. Henry Injured Jesse Shurbet of Ploydada, father of Mrs. George Henry, is in Methodist Hosjpifcal, Lubbock, for treatment of injuries received in a car accident about two weeks ago. He reecivedl a 1 ibroken leg near the hip, and while his condition is improved, he will be in traction several weeks yet before he can 'be placed in a cast, Mrs. Henry said. The accident occurred when Mr. Shurbet's car hit a soft shoulder and went out of control as ihe was , driving alone on a cou<ntry road. No other car was involved, his daughter added. She has been with her father much of the time since he was injured. In addition to having visited here many times, Mr. Shurbet also judged the first Quarter Horse Show held here in connection with the Fair. Bargains in the Classifieds. Re Zlect < JOHNC. WHITE TEXAS • * EXPERIENCED * QUALIFIED * DEMOCRAT J ohnC. White will keep Texas fIRST! (Pd. Pol. Adv.) Lunchroom Menu Monday, May 4: Ground beef patty on a 'bun, onion, mustard, .pickles, lettuce and tomatoes, carrot sticks, baked beans, cookies, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Tuesday,- May 5: Fish sticks with tartar sauce, pork and beatts, alpple rings, buttered spinach, cornbread squares, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Wednesday, May 6: Chicken fried steak with cream gravy, ripe olives, whipped potatoes, whole wheat rolls and butter, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Thursday, May 7: Barbecued pork, lettuce with dressing, cut green foeanSj buttered rice, hob rolls with butter and jelly, half pint milk or chocolate milk. Friday, May 8: Hot smothered steak sandwich, choice of vegetables, 'bread, choice of fruit, cookies, half pint milk or chocolate milk. hazardous, too, but amity usually prevailed where teachers used quiet reason and an axe handle. TO THE VOTERS OF PRECINCT 3 / take this means of soliciting your vote, for your Commissioner in the May second Democratic primary election. Due to my duties, and the death of my brother, which was such a shock to me, / haven't been able to see you personally. I want you to know that I will appreciate your vote. If you see fit to elect me as your Commissioner for another term. I will endeavor to serve you to the best of my ability. I have certainly enjoyed working for the precinct and county for the past three and one-half years, have appreciated your cooperation. There have been problems to solve, but I have enjoyed working with the other members of the court. I. C. (Clyde) Emmert (Paid political advertisement) Congrafu/afions Greenbelt Electric Cooperative, Inc. Your Light Is Bright Across The Prairies! An area that begins near Amarillo and extends eastward into Oklahoma has known Greenbelt service for a quarter of a century. Out of this has come economic growth and personal comfort and convenience. Sentry Insurance (formerly Hardware Mutuals) is proud to be associated with such an .enterprise as Greenbelt Electric Co-operative, Inc. We carry the insurance program by which Greenbelt protects its employees and its poperty. In this way, we too, are serving your area. Roy Reinarz, Jr. P. O. Box 268 — Amarillo, Texas Business Phone DR 4-2261 Residence Phone DR 4-3347 representing SENTRY. miNSURANCE <•** t'^^^B^^ Hardware Mutuals • Sentry Life \\ BIG ALTUS, OKLAHOMA Cotton Trailer Company PHONE HU 2-8880—Collect, Day or Night Paintin A BRAND-NEW SERVICE for all COTTON TRAILER OWNERS by "B/G 12" Every cotton trailer should be painted once a year or at least every two years. This way the depreciation on the trailer will be little or none. By letting us custom paint your trailer now you will have longer and more serviceable years from your trailer. The painting of your trailer now will save you in the following ways: • Prevents Splintering and warping of the wood • Prevents rust on the chasis • Preserves the wood from wind and weather • Saves loosening of nuts and bolts • Gives your trailer a newer and steadier look • Cuts down on depreciation of your trailer Therefore, a small cost now will mean better use of your trailer. In most cases, cheaper than you could do it yourself. We use only the best top grade paint on the trailers. We also have our own experienced painters and equipment to do the job for you now. WE WILL BE AT Farmers Co-op Gin Wellington On Mon. May 4

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