The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on May 7, 1964 · Page 10
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 10

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, May 7, 1964
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BOOKER T. WASHINGTON STATE WINNERS These eight students, with their coaches, represented Booker T. Washington school in the state Intel-scholastic League contest at Prairie View College recently. The girls were members of the track team that placed second, losing the state championship by only one point. Here they hold the trophy they won as district champions. From left, they are Coach Lorenza Person; Calvin Roland, who placed third in the 440 yard dash; Carolyn Kilgore, Irene Dawkins, Mae Frances Moore, Betty Rose Moore, Lou Helen Moore, Thelma Armstrong, Mary Ingram, and their coach, Miss Francine Childs. FFA Stages Most Successful Rodeo Saturday • Wellington F.uture Farmers staged their most successful rodeo Saturday niight, May 2, using for the first time the arena which is> 'being rebuilt. This followed Western Day, Friday, May 1, wid the (big horse and machinery parade on Saturday morning. The largest crowds to attend an FFA rodeo were present) for the night event, when the gate totaled $400. The rodeo and western day events are sponsored annually by the Future Farmers. Winners were named, ibut no prizes were given, to preserve the Interscholasitic League eligibility for the Iboys. Steer riding: first, Mark Fires; second, tie, Joe Henard and Elmer Keller; third, Ronnie Gray; fourth, Freddy Bobo; fifth, Gary Bergvall. Tie-down calf roping: first, Eddie Maxwell, 38 seconds; second, Bill Driver, 54 seconds; third, Glenn Thomas, 67; fourth, Max Phipps, 1:4; fifth, Montie Kromer of Vdnson, 1:46. Team roping: first, Tim and Tony White, 31.25 seconds; second, Eddie Maxwell and Elmer Keller, 31.5 seconds; third, Tommy Yarbrough and Tommy Lindley, 1:9.5; fourth, Max Phipps and Bill Driver, 1:12; fifth, Kenny Turnstell and Poncho Molina, 1:23; sixth, R'Onny Hartman and Leamon Bawcom, 1:36.5. Ribbon roping: first, Tim and Tony Whibe, 19.5 seconds; second, Tommy Yaribrough and Tommy Lindley, 20.5 seconds; third, Eddie Maxwell and Elmer. Keller, 38.5; fourth, Montie Kromer and Joe Griffis, 1:30. Trailer race: first, Alfred Allred and Kent Clark, 51 sec- onds; second, Joe Henard and Ronnie Ndx, 55; third, Rodney Kane and Gary Killian, 57; fourth, .Glen Thomas and Billy Club, 1:1. Scoop race: first, Tommy Yarbrough and Freddy May- high, 12 seconds; second, Joe Henard and Ronnie Nix, 13; third (.tie) Glen Thomas and Billy Clubb, Eddie Maxwell and Elmer Keller, 13.5; fourth, Rodney Kane and George Leathers, 13.75. Girls barrel race: first, Linda Williams, 22 seconds; second, tie, Carolyn Kromer of Vinson and Ann Elliott, 24.5; third, Donna Gale Dennis, 25.25; fourth, Debbie €aison, 29.2. Boys barrel racing: first, Ricky Natt, 20.25; second, Nickey Watts, 21.4; third, Montie Kromer, 22; fourth, Eddie Orr, 22.5; fifth, Kent Clark, 23; sixth, Allen Fires-, 23.25. Sack race: first, Danny West; second, Ted Bailey; third, Larry Needham; fourth, Nicky Guthrie; fifth, Glenn Maddox. Lite of Range or Refrigerator How About 16 Years The life expectancy of a new refrigerator or range is albout 16 years for the "average" householder, says the USDA. Estimates for other new appliances are: Automatic washing machine, 11 years; wringer type or spin-dryer, 10 years; dryer, 14; freezer, 15; vacuum cleaner, 15-18 years; sewing machine, 24; television set, 11 years. Calf scramlble: first, .Victor Bobo; second, Jimmy Black; third, Jim Henard. Judges were Rusty Henard, Chub White, A. J. Fires and Paul Guthrie. Ray Null was timekeeper and Raymond Horton was announcer. Others who helped were Dick Ldndley, Eddie Smith anil Frank Campbell and Bruce Hite. Mrs. Thomas E. Smith, a former Samnorwood resident, died Friday, April 24 in Methodist Hos(pdtal in Lubbock, after a long illness. She was the former Belva Layella Fritts, the daughter of Mrs. C. W. Fritts, now of Tomball, and the late Mr. Fritts. •Mm Smith was 'born at Plymouth May 11, 1927 and was married to Mr. Smith in Oct., 1946. She had 'lived in Lubbock since marriage. She was .graduated with honors from jSamnorwbod high school in 1944. •Mrs. Smith ihad been ill for five years and' seriously ill for bwo and a half months. Prior to that she was a receptionist at Krueger Clinic, Methodist Hospital, in OLaibbock. iF.un-eral services were, conducted at St. Luke's Methodist Dhurch, Lubbock, at ,2 p.m. Monday, April 27, ; with the Rev. Leo K. Gee officiating. (Burial was an Restihaven lemetery, Lubbock. Survivors are her husband and a daughter, Sauny^., age ", of the home, 1323 60th St., /ubbock; her mother, Mrs. C. W. 'Frists of Tomlball; a brother and sister, Quentin W. Fritts of Amarillo and Mrs. Curtis L. Thaxton of Tomball. McGuire Gets Degree at A&M COLLEGE STATION.—Texas A&M University has released names of 923 'candidates for degrees to be conferred May 23 fol'lowiinig an address by Giov. John B. Connally. Travis Clinton McGuire, Jr., of Wellingiton, is candidate for a Bachelor of Science degree in veterinary science. The Qi&ting from the registrar's office shows 32 candi- •••••••••••••••* Dr. M. V. Cobfa Chiropractor BL 6-1133 310 South Main Shamrock, Texas TO ALL MOTHERS May 10 is Mother's Day and here at Parsons you will find a treasure trove of lovely gifts for her on her day. Make your selection today and have it Gift Wrapped Free of Charge. Elizabeth Arden Faberge Dana Cara Nome Pangburns Candy Hallmark Cards Crystal China — SUPER SPECIAL — Squibbs Broxodent Electric Tooth Brush Was $19.95 Now $1495 PARSONS DRUG Former dates seek to complete all requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 132 are working toward the master's degree and 759 are candidates for the bachelor's degree. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, May 7, 1964 Mexico gained her indepen-. Fishing nets are among prim- dence from Spain in 1821. I itive man's earliest inventions. For Soil Improvement—It's Tops For Feed—High Protein For Bean Production A Good Market . . . FOR A NEW CASH CROP and PROFITABLE CROP ROTATIONS PLANT GUAR Plant 5 to 6 Ibs. per acre No Special Equipment SINGLEY MILL AND ELEVATOR Agents For GENERAL MILLS, ING.—GUAR PLANT—KENEDY, TEXAS To fhe People of Cdllingsworth County My thanks to all of you for the vote given me in last Saturday's Democratic Primary. I appreciate your vote and the cooperation you have given me in the past. This county has a good record as far as crime is concerned and I earnestly solicit your continued help in keeping it that way. John Rainey GRAND OPENING Thursday, Friday, & Saturday DRAWING FOR ga || ons o f Sky Chief or Fire Chief Gasoline. No purchase required to register. FREE FREE Kites for the youngsters TEXACO - SPECIAL Oil and Filter Change . $500 All makes and models — and receive FREE Marfax lubrication, $1.50 value month of May. Lubricated by chart, not greased by chance. 8-Piece Juicer Set $1.98 value FREE with 10 gallons or more purchase of Fire Chief or Sky Chief set to a FREE We are limited to 100 sets so hurry to Don's Texaco. all day Sat DON'S TEXACO Highway 83 and 9th Street Don Manuel, Owner-Operator Phone 447-2510 for Free Pickup and Delivery. You can trust your car to the man who wears the Star.

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