The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on May 21, 1964 · Page 3
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May 21, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 3

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Thursday, May 21, 1964
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Ouanah Slates Pioneer Days and 23 The old West with all its color and. pageantry will ;come to life in Quanah this week «nd during the visit of the famed Rolling Plains Mule Train of Spearman. People of, this area were is- •ued a special invitation,<to attend the three-day Pioneer Days Celebration during a visit of. Wagon Train boosters from Quanah last week end. Featuring an authentic pioneer weWMg and *: pioneer hootenanny, the celebration will get under way Friday afternoon 'between' 4 arid 5 p:ni. with the arrival of .the Mule Train on its 500-mile trek from Spearman to Graham. Members of the Quanah Riding Club, sponsor® of the celebration .along with the Quanah chamber of commerce, will greet the Mule Train in downtown Quanah with brief ceremonies and the traditional 'smoking of the peace pipe" between, the Quanah Indians and the -Miule Train-f gejbt4ers." The Mule Train wiij headquarter at the Quanah high school stadium for the week end and visitors are invited to drop in for a visit and an old-fashioned chuck wagon meal. Saturday morning the celebration will get underway in earnest with registration of Hardeman county pioneers at the "pioneer headquarters" in the West Texas Utilities office. The celebration will close for Quanah Sunday with an old- fashi6ned sunrise "brush arbor" service at the Wagon Train site. Rev. John L. King, an 86-year-old Texas Panhandle preacher, will preach the sermon. Music will 'be directed by the Hardeman County singing convention. Rev. King lived at Wellington many years ago and re- burns here frequentry to visit. He is the father of Mrs. J. G. Fihley. TAXES DO, TOO Plagues of locusts periodically bring one-eigth of the population of the world to the edge of starvation. Over 100 tornados a year strike the U. S. Graduates of Wellington - Dodson Quail — Samnorwood As we extend our hearty congratulations to our young friends on their splendid accomplishments in school, we also wish every success in the years ahead. Just as you have visited us often in "the past, we hope you will continue to visit the Dixie Maid for the best in drinks of all kinds, bergers, hot dogs, sandwiches, malts, shakes and home made lemonade. ; ,. ; . ,_/a%, | MR. AND MRS. DOC TURNER The Dixie Maid Highway 83 and Dodson Road Young Musicians • ! n <•*„' ;«»:. ,." i a ; w v !' v i : Take Part in First Competition Elementary and junior high band students participated in their first competition with other schools at Quanah recently. The junior 'high band placed second in concert iplaying and sight reading, while the elementary .group, competing .-w^ith students from a year to 1»wo years older than they, was tftird. Junior high musicians -played "Rifle Rangers" and 'UJa Nuit." The elementary ibahd numbers were "Colonel John" and "To a WiM Rose." Jiinior High first" division wlo arid medal winners' were Mickye Ann -Kendrtck, clarinet; Debbie Lewis, clarinet; Jamie Larson, trombone; Brenda Bobo, clarinet; Jan Bowen, clarinet; David Groves, cornet, and Judy Porter, French horn. First division solo and ensemble medal winners in the elementary division were Ros- etita Brewer, clarinet; Jim McEwen, cornet; Lindai Williams, flute; Billy McAlister, cornet; Wayne Janes and Becky Burba, cornet duet; Kathy Tyler, cornet; and Kirk Edens. Ted McEwen and Danny Gray, cornet trio. Band Visits Six Flags Members of the Wellington 3igh School Band recently visited Six Flags Over Texas, making this their annual trip. Accompanying the students on the three-day trip were James Larson, band director, and Mrs. Larson; Mr. and Mrs. Zook Thomas, Mr. and Mrsi J. 3. King, Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Derryberry, Mr. and Mrs. Fred icons, Mr. and Mrs. Milford Harris and Mrs. Claude Groves. Camp fire Girls MARRIAGE LICENSES Abelino del Bosque, 18, and Miss Nancy Ruiz, 18, Collingsworth county, May 8. Larry James Price, 18, and Miss Juditjh May Bond, 17, of Oklahoma County, Okla., May 14. Roland Max Pryor, 39, and Mrs. Hilda Teston Reed, 41, of 'hildress county, May 14. The Texas Department of Public Health was established m 1903. The Knokawana Camp Fjre group held their hist meeting Thursday, May 14 in the elementary school cafetorium. This was a group ceremonial for awarding honor beads and the Trail Seekers rank. As the girls formed a circle they sang tfhe Camp Fire watchword "Wohelo." After gtiving the handsign, the candles of Work, Health, and Love were. lighted •; by. Loretta Foster, Ann Smith and Marcia King. The candles of the 7 Crafts of Camp Fire were (lighted by Debra Jones, Pern Kersten, Jane Campbell, Karen Maxwell', Carole Gochrah, JudyHpf- farth and Doris Tingle. Mary NeM Edens gave the Trail Seekers Desire as Judy Jones lighted that candle. Mary Saied called the roll of the girls' Indian names r as they received their beads from the guardian, Mrs. J. W. Gochran. After the group sang their Camp Fire Law, Judy Jones extinguished all the candles. Refreshments were served from a decorative taible with the Camp Fire Doll beside the crossed logs and a flame, surrounded by a circle of red roses. Hostesses were Mrs. l«ee Hoffarbh, Mrs. LeeRoy Jones, Mrs-. Arlon Foster and Mrs. Davis Edens. Besides the girls in tjie group attending were Mrs. Keith Smith, Mrs. W. W. McClaskey, Mrs. Howard Jones, Mrs. Lee Hoffarth, Mrs. Lewis Tingle, Mrs. J. B. King, Mrs. J. W. Maxwell, Mrs. Arlon Foster, Mrs. LeRoy Jones, Mrs. Cliff Campbell, Mrs. Mack Saied Jr., Mrs. Jim Cochran, Mrs. Davis Edens, and Misses Karen Jones., Jane Thompson, Jacqueline King and -Mary Tingle. Ask About Our REVOLVING CREDIT Now at SAIED'S Best Wishes Graduates 1964 It is not easy to fulfill the requirements demanded of a graduating senior. We salute each of you fine young people of the county's schools, who have achieved this goal. We are proud of you, and we wish you all the best for the future. May the knowledge you have gained in Collingsworth county serve you well in the years to come. Just as you were our friends in high school, we invite you to continue this relationship during the years ahead. We believe and with good reason, that Dodson and Collingsworth County has the finest young people in the world. First State Bank DODSON, TEXAS Army Seeking 10 Veterinarians ; AUSTIN, — State Selective Service has received a call for 10 veterinarians to be assigned to the Army, Col. Morris S. Schwartz, state, draft director, has 'announced. ; These veterinarians are to go into service during June, July and August. Some may be ordered as late as September. "The veterinarians will be selected from those currently classified i-A," Col. Schwartz «aid.: "In all probability," ,he continued, "some of them will come from those receiving,their degrees in veterinary medicine during the summer. These graduates may be ordered into September." The quota of 10 is the state's share of; a national call for 100 veterinarians. The Department of Defense said insufficient veterinarians have volunteered for military service. Veterinarians In the : Army provide world^wSde food inspection services, (participate in medical research amd development, and conduct scientific and technical analyses in medical laboratories. Statistics show that about half the traffic fatalities occur in accidents involving a drinking driver. CARE For Those You Love Thomas Nursing Home 1200 Fifteenth St. Wellington, Texas Dr. Chester L. Harrison Optometrist CONTACT LENSES 805 West Avenue On West Side of Square I will be at my office each Tuesday and Friday Phone 447-5830 Wellington THE WELUNGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, May 2i, 1964 Louisiana is the wettest state Hibiscus will come back af- in the U.S.A. with itp average ter freezing to the ground if rainfall of 65 inches. the roots are not frozen. SALUTING THE CLASS OF 1964 First of all, we congratulate the Quail graduates, but also all others in the county, in this proud moment of their lives. We wish you well wherever your future may lead you, and hope you will realize your brightest dreams. • SEE US FOR • ENCO Products Atlas Tires Quail Station Loyd Langley, owner FOR WISE SHOPPERS! '££££404 The BIG Bee! Heavy-Duty Spinning Reel • Stainless steel spinnerhead • Thumb control button • Selective anti-reverse • Adjustable drag • 100 yds. 15 Ib. line installed 47.95 Retort $395 First quality tackle for young fishermen. Famoui Zebco reel with thumb control. 50" fiber glass rod. fl-lb. line. Practice Plug. $7.95 Retail $4.95 Garcia Ambassador 5,000 Model Reg. $47.50 This week For the Horseman We have added a complete line of Saddles and Leather Goods to our stock. Lariat Rope 30 ft. — $3.95 Pure Nylon Lariat $7.95 Saddles from $89.95 to $159.95 SILE X 4-QUftrtUCTKIC FREEZER Barber Wire 80 Rod Spool $1395 Toles WADERS All sizes 97 Coleman Fuel Gallon — 98* Crawford Life Jacket U. S. Coast Guard Approved $ 2 « SEINES 4x 10ft. $| 98 STILLSON WRENCH 14 inch $1.95 CRESCENT WRENCH 15 inch $4.95 CANVASS WATER BAGS 2 gallon $1.39 LAWN MOWER 3 h. p., 22 inch cut $49.95 ARTIC CIRCLE COOLERS 4,000 $98.00 AIR CONDITIONER PADS From 98* to $1.19 ELECTRIC FAN ~~ 20-inch, 2-speed $15.88 Steve Owens Supply

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