The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on May 21, 1964 · Page 6
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 6

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, May 21, 1964
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nuunag«r<,*t Amarillo, notei .today that May has, been proclaimed "Senior Cithern Month." • "pine of the major areas of the pulbic welfare still needing additional consideration," he Baid, "is that of the problems of our aging population." Since 1900 the population of th« .United States ha» more than doubled,, but the number of people 45 years of age and older Mull nearly quadrupled. * "Workers 46' and older now make up two-fifths of the labor-force; -Geldon- noted- -that •whfle progress--has-been 1 made in the fields-of—special-housing^ medical and; hospital care, recreation* and workf optpwrtuni- tieS, there 1 is still much to be done. ', v / He called on every citizen to take an active interest in the problems of the aged. "After' all,'* he Said, "almost all of us will someday have to face them." Information on aging activities is available (by contacting the* social security office, 1006 Adams Street, Amarillo. * ' FH A Elects ... . . ^ . . ., New Officers Members of the Wellington chapter of Future Homemakers of America named new officers for the 1964-65 school year in their meeting Monday, May 13. .. ;.....:- . Jan Lindsey was elected president; Carolyn Christian, first vice president; Anna Kay Kelso, second vice president; Karen OhSldress, third vice president; Becky Brewer, fourth vice (president; Vickie Mayhugh, fifth vice president; Linda Kames, secretary; Linda Moore, treasurer; Susan Sullivan;, parliamentarian; Linda Sikes, historian; and Joyce Hoi- ton, pianist. Plans were made to send this group to the FfLA. officers' workshop at Texas Tech. Jan Lindsey and Anna Kay Kelso had the program, and refreshments were served by Linda 1 Karnes and Vickie Mayhugh. FREE LAND Under the early Mexican colonization of Texas, farmers entering the Stephen F. Austin colony received a "labor" of land—» Spanish, land unit) of 177 acres, At least 20 Texas streams are known as Mustang Creek. HOSPITAL NOTES "" Bill Henard, 9-yeair-old son of Mr. 'arid 'Mrs. Edd Henard, surgical, May"11 to IB. Glenna Ann Johnston, 9-year- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Johnston, medical, May 11 to 14. Raymond Neeley, medical, May 12 to 14. Mrs. Herman Childress, surgical. May 12 to 15. ; Mrs. Trusten Thomais, medical, May 12 to 14. Elvis Crawley, traumatic surgery, has been a-patient since May 12. , , Mrs. William Howard Murdock, Jr., obstetrical, May 15 'to 18. Mrs. Douglas Seale, medical, May 15 and'16. Mrs. J. F: Michael, medical, has 'been a patient since May 16. Mrs. C. N. Allison, medical, was admitted May 17. Mrs. Archie G. Johnston, medical, May 17 and 18. Scott Neill Jr., medical, was admitted 'May 17. Mrs. Cal Sugg, medical, was admitted May 18. Henry (Bockman of Samnorwood, medical, was admitted May 18. Patients admitted earlier and discharged since May 11 were: Pamela Marsh, May 11. Joe Lennon of Canyom, May THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER May 21. 12. Miss Anna Nachtengale, May 13. Mrs. Louis Berg, May 15. Robert Oldham, May 16. B. B. Morris/May 17. Mrs. J. W. Adcock, May 18. Mrs. J. L, Deger* May 18. Mis. Jimmie DeMo6», May 18. TWICE HONORED There are two portraits of Gov. Mirlani A. Ferguson in the Texas Capitol, representing her two 'separate .terms in office. Denote toKidktics Samnorwood Lions Club has donated the proceeds from its recent series of basketball games to the Kidletks program for the purchase of equipment. This amounted to $180. The Young • Matrons "> Glub, which operated the concession stand at .tjhe games, donated Bargains in the Classifieds. Chech: us for your Graduation and Father's Day SAMSONITE LUGGAGE We will save you money at ELL I Congratulations Graduates! It is a pleasure to extend best wishes to the fine graduates of Collingsworth county's five high schools. We appreciate your friendship and our association through the years, and we wish for you all good things in the future. The Fair Store Best Wishes Graduates of 1964 O from Samnorwood and Quail O Wellington and Dodson e of your best graduation gifts won't come in a box with a big red bow. It is a gift of many parts . . . enthusiasm and ambition and the down to earth will-power to push through your dreams to reality. There is the opportunity to build your community, for your community will grow only if you grow and make it big. part of your gift is a future brighter than any generation has known ... be it here in one of the traditional professions of livestock raising or farming ... or elsewhere in one of the brilliant new professions opening up in the space age. AND BARGAINS JOHN R. HENARD" Go. EDD HENARD Fri.-Sat.-Mon.-May 29 30-June 1 See the Bargains in Next Weeks

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