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May 14, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 8

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Y* 1 ? ' £•>,' "'***'* "* ' v • ' <#-, **-. -^ DIDACTICS —By Deskins Wells The University of Texas has appointed a Negro as assistant professor of engineering, an occurrence that should meet, with no objection from any fair- minded person 'because Dr. Ervin S. Perry obviously has the scholarship and the engineering training. The university started accepting "qualified Negro students 14 years ago long before the disputes in Arkansas and Alabama and today there are some 175 Negro students on the campus at Austin. As a matter of fact there are Negro students an every major college and university in Texas with the possible exception 'of Rice which was originally endowed as an all-white institute. Of course a large number of Negroes are turned down by these same colleges each year for scholastic reasons; but that also applies to am even larger number of white' students. As a matter of fact there has been practically no racial disturbance in this state, in striking contrast to all the turmoil that has arisen in New York, Washington, Detroit, Chicago, and other northern cities. The newspapers and magazines of those regions should take a closer look at conditions nearer home before they point an accusing finger southward. As usual the talk on the streets is about the fainfaH and the lack of it. Some parts of the area have enjoyed abundant moisture and other sections have received very little, but what the people are hoping for are general rains that will get the country to the west and southwest of us soaking wet before the hot; days of summer. We are thinking of going to the Worlds Fair this summer and I dread it. Newspaper reports indicate that the lines' are too long and the prices too high. One report indicates that the waiting time to get into some of the pavillions is as long as three hours. Under such a timetable a tourist would be doing well to see two out of 150 pavillions in a day. Maybe we will be doing a little better since we will be in an escorted group; but the business of "move when they say move and stop when they say stop" is not exactly a picnic on a hot summer day. At the last World's Fair in New York, Lee O'Neil and I nearly walked Judge C. C. Bishop and Bob Gjlenn down. Bob said we couldn't; do it if he had us out in a pasture instead of "this blistering pavement." Anyway -we saw quite a bit of the fair and New York City in three days' time. I sent J. K. Porter and (Billy Wilkerson to Huntsville last week. I also asked D. E. Scott .if he wanted to go to Hunts- .vilJe and then waited quite a pause before adding: to a mechanical conference that is. "No," was the reply. "I don't want to go to Huntsville to Owens & Scott Anniversary to Be Celebrated Owens & Scott Super Market will observe their 16th anniversary in Wellington this week, for it was in 1949 the (partnership was formed between George Scottj and Steve Owens. The /bu-siiness was originally founded iby Steve Owens in tihe •late twenties as a small grocery operated in connection with a fitting station ' at , the present location of Steve Owens Supply. Mr. Scott has been in active charge of the management of the store since the partnership was founded, while Mr. Owens has occupied himself with various other interests including ranching and irrigated farming. In January of this year the Suiper Market was moved to its new building which consists of an entire city block including the paved parking area. The new store was designed to afford amiple room for the convenient display of merchandise in all of the departments as well as to provide ample parking room. In addition to George Scott, other members of the personnel of the store are: Carroll Daves, head checker; Beverly Lee, assistant checker; Roy Bounds, produce; Bill Langford, head of the meatj department, and Linda Norman assistant, and Keith Brown and Dwayne Poteet. Dr. Mickey — from page one since I was 15, and it will be my life's work," Dr. Hickey said. Both Dr. and Mrs. Hickey received bachelor of arts de- ;rees from Ouachita Baptist College, Ouachita 1 , Ark., and he received ibis BD and ThD de- rees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth. Mrs. Hickey received icr master of religious education degree there. First Baptist Church in Wellington was his first pastorate after completing his work at ihe seminary. Charles Reynolds — from page one county attorney. He is president of the Childress County Bar Association and member of the State Bar of Texas and 100th Judicial District Bar Association. He is a past president of the Childress Rotary Club. He also has been an officer of or active in the Childress County United Fund, Salvation Army. March of Dimes, Childress Jaycees, Childress County Old Settlers Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and Chamber of Commerce. He is married to the former Nelmarie Parman and they have two sons, Charles Jr., 13, and Parman, 12. They are members of the First Baptist Church in Childress. FATHER AND SON—ONE BUILDS, Forty-nine years ago the late Fate Goforth built the second story over the Hardy and O'Neil Drug Store for Lee O'Neil, the owner. This week, his son, Frank Goforth of Goforth Construction Co., Amarillo, is tearing down the top story to remodel the building into one of Wellington's most modern business houses. For many years, Dr. E. W. Jones and Dr. THE OTHER DEMOLISHES E. W. Moss had their offices on the second floor, and operated what may be considered the forerunner of Wellington's fine hospital system. Lee O'Neil still owns the building. Goforth said the front will be of plate glass and vertical aluminum siding. The interior will be remodeled from the ground up. Signals Explained a mechanical conference or for any other reason either." This column was started about 6 o'clock in tihe morning and here in my notes is one saying: "Put the beans in the well and turn on .the stove." Hmmm—that is not my handwriting. \ in the WholeWide World Tornado Warning Two Long Blasts from Siren Two long, even blasts from the fire sirens mean go to your cellar* That's Wellington's storm warning sigmial to indicate the approach of a tornado - like cloud or one that; couJd (bring turbulent weather, Fire Chief Buster Hughs said this week. This signal is a long, steady sound, followed by a short pause, then another long, steady blast. Since these warnings sometimes come during the night, the storm signal will be repeated after a short pause, as some people may not awaken to the first one, Hughs said. There are two other signal's sounded on the fire department T. B. Wilkins — from page one Term.; T. JB. Wilkins Jr. of Amarillo; Lloyd L. Wilkins of HeaMton, Okla.; Patrick H. Wilkins of San Antonio; Glenn M. Wilkins of Fort Worth; Tom Wiltons of Wellington; Michael Wilkins of Loraine, Ohio; and Jimmy Wilkins of Memphis, Tenn. Other survivors are a brother, George H. WHkins of Dallas; 17 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. siren, Hughs explained. One long even blast indicates to firemen to report to the fire station. It could indicate a meeting, and these are usually heard on adternate Monday evenings about 7 or 7:30 o'clock. This signal also is used to indicate a rural fire. One long undulating 'blast indicates a fire within the city. Mrs. Stella West — from page one West lived at Floyd, N.M. She was married to H. Z. West at Hollis March 20, 1929. He preceded her in death in 1933. Mrs. West was* a member of First Baptist Church and was an active Sunday school worker as long as her health permitted. Surviving Mrs. Wesb are a brother and two sisters: W. R. Young of Hollis, Mrs. Ella George of Shamrock and Mrs. John Calcote of Wellington. •Mr. and Mrs. Everett ILath- am of Lubbock, and Mr,, and Mrs. Earl Bristo >Sr. of Vernon spent several days last week in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Clark. The three women are sisters. Teenage Crusade at City Church The third program of the series of Teenage Crusade with Films will be held at First Christian Church on Sunday, May 17. The award-winning film to be shown on that date will foe entitled "Teenage Witness" and will bring out the problem of sharing our faitih. Hiram Cassel, minister, will be in charge of the youth meeting and will conduct the spirited discussion session. A large attendance is expected and it is recommended that all arrive promptly at 6 p.m. for the start of the program. Min. Cassel says all teenagers are cordially invited to attend. There is no admission charge. t Baby Saved — from page one ed me, I would have said I couldn't do it," said the charming and capable Mrs. Wihite. "1 think God guided by hands." "I've never had first aid, and the only thing I knew about mouth to mouth resuscitation was from a leaflet Walter got from the National Guard for their medicine cabinet." Walter Spear of Amarillo is the Whites' son'-in-law. But it's one piece of knowledge Jimmie Wihite hopes she never 'has to use again. At least 21 Texas streams aire known as Mill Creek. FOR GREEN CHOP- PASTURE-SILAGE Tremendous hybrid vigor gives SX-11 the abUity to get the jump on growth, and provide big volumes of green feed in a hurry. Fast re- growth, too. Livestock go for SX-11, and make fast, thri.fty gains in meat or milk. "DIKAIM" wid "SUDAX" Art BVud N«n*f. •X-11 U • VwMy tfetlcuU... Singley Mill and Elevator You Can Almost We Have Moved BEAR Equipment We have installed Bear Equipment for Wheel Alignment and Balancing and will specialize in front end work. Proper Alignment and balancing saves wear on your tires and is a definite Safety Precaution. I have moved my garage to 1404 8th St. and cordially invite you to come to see me for your car and truck repair work. It is time to get your car in shape for Summer driving so bring it in today and let me give it a complete check-up before you start on your vacation or the hard driving of Summer work. Earl's Garage 1404 8th St. Phone 447-5715 Rain •— from page one T. Wyrick received only .7, as did the R. A. Covey place. Jake Lawrence reported .6. East "of Wellington, at the jBearden orchard, 1.5 inches was measured. Marvin Knoll of Lutie said the Lutie and Samnorwood areas received from 3 to 3.5 inches—the heaviest reported in the county. There was some hail but no damage. At Dozier, Mrs. Alex Oole- man reported from 2 to 2.5 inches with some hail. This community ailso had damage from the storm Tuesday night, May 5, including antennas 'blown down, an unroofed shed on the farm of Mrs. C. H. Oaperton, and damage to trailers, chicken houses, and house roofs. Near Wellington, Dub Mar- chanit of the Farmers Co-o<p Gin said for the most part the rain was light east of town, but Loco and the area on the county line south got about an inch. There was no rain reported just wes* of town. Quail received approximately an inch during the week end, according to Mrs. G. T. Stephens. F. M. Road — from page one roada "Designated" includes both roads already built and those financed to ibe built in the near future. With addition of new FM miles authorized by the Highway Commission, the Texas highway network exceeds 65,000 mifes for the first time. New total for 'highways of all types in Texas: 65,798. Of this designated mileage, 3,031 miles represent Interstate Highways and 25,604 miles are U.S. and State-numbered highways of the "Primary" system. The remaining is Farm to Market) roads. Of the new farm roads to be added to the Texas highway system under the 1964 program announced today, 69% are school bus routes and 67% are mail routes. The remaining per cent are generally new routes that when improved will also be utilized as school bus and mail routes. Today's sprawling Farm to Market Road system in Texas traces its' genesis to a 6-mile stretch built in 1936 between the communities of 'Mount Enterprise and Shitoh in Rusk county. From the first Farm to Market Road the Texas Highway Department has foeen pointing toward an ultimate system of 50,000 miles of such roads. Biggest expansion of the system has occurred since 1949. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, May 14, 1964 Baccalaureate —from page one Quail This year's graduating class at Quail has 17 members who will have as their first graduation event the baccalaureate service Sunday, May 17. It will be held at 8 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Min. Hiram Cassel of First Christian Church in Wellington wiU (preach the ibaccalaure- ate service. Members of the faculty and the seniors themselves will (present the remainder of the program. Agatha Wright will play tftie processional and recessional. Don Lacy will give .the Invocation, Supt. Herman Moseley will introduce the speaker, and Frank Kennedy will give the benediction. The high school chorus will sing "Holy Lord .God" and "Lift Thine Eyes." Members of the class are Anna Mae Baggett Nation, Lonnie Lee iBrim, Dwight iLce Bums, Duane Campbell, John Wesley Carson, Jr., Jacquelyn DePauw, Marguerite DePauw, Carrol! Kennedy, Dan Langford, Eddie McGill, Mike Mitchell, Janie Patton McKinney, David Phiipps, Louis Portillo Jr., Roibert Russell, Kirby Word and Agatha Wright. Samnorwood Thirteen seniors will be graduated from Samnorwood high school in this year's class. Supt. Orville Cunningham announced this week. Baccalaureate services for this group will be held Sunday, May 17, and the commencement will be Friday evening, May 22. Both will be in the high school gymnasium. Mini.Grandol Forehand, minister of Bowie Street Church of Christ in Wellington will preach the baccalaureate sermon. The invocation will be given by the Rev. J. B. North, ipas- tor of First Balptist Church, Samnorwood, and the 'benediction by the Rev. Cecil Ranbin, pastor of Glenn Davis Memorial Methodist Church at Dozier. •Mrs. Don Van Pelt will play the processional and recessional. Graduating are Joyce Diane Alexander, Claudine Conner, Barbara Jean Hill, Danny Louis Knoll, Howard Wayne Lindley, Bonnie Mae Lisle, Jimmy Maurice MartindaJe, Leona Jane Schaub, Linda Lee Ward. Tommy Lee White, Bill Mark Wisch- kaempor, William Douglas Wright and Sunny Kay Wright. Dodson Six student® will 'be graduated from Dodson high school this year, according to T. E. Lennon, superintendent. The baccalaureate service for this group wit! be held Sunday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. amd the commencement Friday, May 22. The baccalaureate will be in the Church of the Nazarene, beginning at 7:30 ip.m. The Rev. Weldom Barnard, pastor of South Baptist Church, will preach the baccalaureate sermon. Gaye Painter will .play the processional, and following a congregational hymn, the Rev. Maurice Moore, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, will give the invocation, as well as the benediction .to close the service. A vocaf solo will be given by John Hightower, and a trio by Carolyn Sexton, Linda Sexton and Jan Gulley. Graduating" at Dodson this, year are Mary Ruth IBuchanan, Linda Watson, Shirley Motsenbocker, Edith Lemons, Melvin Green and Glenda Dennis. Booker T. Washington Booker T. Washington school will have three graduates this year, and they begun commencement week activities Sunday,, with the baccalaureate sermon at 3:30 ip.m. in Greater -Mt. Zion (Baptist Church. Delivering the baccalaureate sermon wiW be the Rev. L. B. George, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Amarillo, Principal W. E. Franks has announced. The Rev. J. S. Kilgore and the Rev. R. L. Washington, pastor of Greater Mt. Zion, will assist in the services, and platform guests will be all ministers. Mrs. Helen F. Miner will direct the singing of "Guide Me 0 Thou Great Jehovah" by the congregation, and Calvin Roland will give as a vocal solo, "My God and I". Special music . will include "Great Day" by Hadrstron. The three graduates this year- are Calvin Roland, Jesse Oul- pepper Jr. and Marie Kilgore^ DR. JACK L. ROSE OPTOMETRIST Contact Lenses Closed Saturday Afternoons 505 Main MEMPHIS Phone 259-2216 Lsntffe^ »\'"& *.* We Hope That Nothing Like This Ever Happens to You; But if it Does Our 24 Hour ROAD-WRECKER HEAVY WINCH SERVICE Can help you get the wreck off the road and salvage a considerable part of the value of your automobile. AUTOMOTIVE PARTS Junior Mitchell is in charge of our Automotive Center located on Highway 83 South. Come to see us for Automotive parts at money saving prices. Owens Automotive Center Phones 447-2271 447-2071 Robert Owens, owner Night Phone 447-5561

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