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Microfilm Service and Sales P.CUBo* 8066 Dallas,Texas Complete Coverage of Wellington, Dodson, Quail, Loco, Samnorwood, Arnett, Arlie and Vinson 12 PAGES For Fifty-three Years a Builder in Collingsworth County 10* PER COPY Volume LIV Wellington, Collingsworth County, Texas, Thursday May 28, 1964 Number 45 Jerry DePauw, Quail farmer, Dies Saturday Jerry DePauw, 50, ipromin- «t Quail farmer and lifelong resident of the county, died in it. Joseph's Hospital Saturd'ay, ATTENDED FIRST QUAIL SCHOOL Two of those who attended the first Quail school 60 years ago were among those present for the graduation Thursday night, May 21. Mrs. Henry Jones, left, still lives at Quail, and Claude Killingsworth in Wellington. with a heart ailment for several weeks. Mr. DePauw was a vital part )f the Quail area, participat- nig in community affalra and eligious activities. He farmed )n an extensive scale, yet with all his duties, he found time or the neighborliness that howed his concern for those around him. Jerry Albert DePauw was born May 19, 1914 in Oollings- >vorth county, the son of Mrs. 'oily DePauw of Quail and the ate C. B. DePauw. He attended the Quail schools. He was married to Miss Oneta Gilbreth, also of Quail, n June 25, 1938 at Childress. More Than 200 Boys County Little League Play Opens on June 1 Baseball starts for more than 200 Collingsworth coiinty boys Monday, June 1, opening day of Little League play. For the first time, the summer baseball program includes the four communities of Samnorwood, Quail, Dodson and Wellington, and tftie three age divisions includes boy® from 6 through 15 years of age, according to Bob Crawford, base- bail'l association president. Little League final tryouts for boys 9 to 12 who were not on a team last year is slated for Thursday, May 28 at 5:30 <p.m. and the player auction will be held that night. There will be four Little League teams in Wellington, one at Quail and one at Samnorwood. Wellington, Quail, Samnorwood and Dodson each will have a 1 Pony League team and Wellington will have fyvo Peewee teams. .'Samnorwood and Quail Little Meeting Called on Fish, Game Proposed Rules Collingsworth sportsmen wil have the opportunity ip express their thinking concerning proposed game regulations for this area 1 , in a public meeting Wednesday, June 10 at 10 a.m. in the courthouse. This meeting, announced by the state Parks and Wildlife Department, is for the purpose of gathering information concerning the proposed hunting fishing and trapping regula tions, a spokesman for the de partment said. A representative of thi Parks and Wildlife Depart ment will be here to oonduc the meeting. jeague teams will go by their .earn names, the Eagles and lie Quails, and the other teams will use .the same names as ast year—Cub®, Twins, Braves and Dodgers. • .••,.-.•;.*o _Coaches for Wellington ILittle League teams are .Raymond Neeley, the Cubs; Ted Brock, the Braves; Dale Ratliff, the Twins; and Don Jennings, the Troy Marsh to Immigration Patrol Service Troy Marsh, former Wellington Police Chief for four years, has accepted an appointment as Immigration Patrol Iirsipec- tor with the United States* Department of Justice, and will report for duty June 5. For the last six months Marsh has been farm manager for P. E. Starr. For the next tjhree months, he will be assigned to the Department of Justice school at Los Fresnos for intensive training, and following that he will be stationed at) Laredo. Marsh has had 8% years of law enforcement experience, and before coming hei-e he was a private investigator wittfi the Burns International Detective Agency in Dallas, a reserve member of the Fort Worth police force and Chief Deputy of Donley county. Active in civic and church work here, he devoted much time to -work with Wellington's youth. He also was pres- identi of Methodist Men, a member of the 'board of stewards of First Methodist Church and commander of the American ILegion. He is senior warden of the Masonic Lodge. The 30-year-old Marsh came — See back page Dodgers. Roy Hoffman of Dozier is coaching the Samnorwood Eagles, and other coaches will be announced' within a few days. Crawford has requested all players who haven't had their parents to sign the permission cards to do so and get them in at once, as the baseball authorities must have these before tihe boys can play. Crawford also requested (boys with- uniforms at home to bring them. The most extensive improvements of Marian Airpark field since the Little League play took over are under way and should be completed for the June 1 opening. A chain link fence has 'been put up around the east, north and west sides of the field, water was piped in and tihe infield planted in grass. Construction of a new ibrick concession stand and equipment room has been started. The playing schedule, announced this week, is on an other page of this issue of The Wellington Leader. Meeting Opens Sunday at First Christian Church A gospel meeting will open at the First Christian Churcl Sunday, May 31, and continu through the following Sunday June 7. Services, at night only will start at 7:30. The Minister, Hiram Casse will he in charge of the preach ing, and Paul: Guthrie will di rect the singing. Music will in elude sipecial vocal selections as well as numbers by th June 7 to 6 Summer School Set in Catholic Parish May 23 at 5 ai.m. He had been critically ill Wheat Harvest Opens With 25,000 Bushels Delivered He was a member of the ihurch of Christ. Funeral services were con- lueted Monday at 10 a.m. in Bowie Street; Church of Christ with Min. Grandol Forehand ifficiating. Burial was in Quail ceme- ery under the direction of Celso Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Dick Camp>ell, Fred Cummings, Lewis ktorris, Louis Alfred, Lawson ilolton and Howard Holton. Surviving Mr. DePauw are lis wife and three daughters, Patricia, Margie and Jackie, all of the home. Other survivors are his mother, Mrs. Polly DePauw of Quail; two brothers and a siisJ;erj.-.^Wil|mr ,;Dft* Pauw, Bill DePauw, limcf Mrs. Talmage iBoyce of Amarillo. Saturday is Poppy Day for VFW Auxiliary Saturday, May 30, will be Poplpy Day for members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Mrs. Herbert Bearden, president, announced this week. Tables will be set up in front of Parsons Drug and C&H Pharmacy, and members also will sell individually. These poppies are made by disabled veterans, and proceeds from the sale go to them, Mrs. Bearderi. pointed out. The cooperation of the public is asked in this drive, which is for the one day only, Mrs. (Bearden said. Junior High Teacher Resigns Mrs. I. D. Russell, junior high math teacher during 'the last year, has resigned to teach in the Childress schools, Supt. J. L. Harper said this week. Mrs. Russell, a former Wellington resident, now lives in Childress, where her husband operates an elevator. She has commuted to teach her classes here. R. B. Tucker, a former jun- Harvesting of Collingsworth county's wheat crop opened a- rouud a week early, and toy Wednesday morning, May 27, approximately 25,000 bushels had been cut, more than half of it in the Dodson area. Most of the wheat] !being delivered in Wellington comes from the (Loco area and south of town, buyers reported. The grade in the Wellington area is good, testing around 61 and 62, and most of the crop is expected to be No. 1 wheat. Drouth damaged grain in the Dodson area, however, and much of that now being cut is No. 2, according to Ed Crowder of Dodson Co-op Enterprises. The first wheat was delivered at Dodson May 18 'by Howard Hunt, Crowder said. This was from a field that was drouth-damaged and yielding around five 'bushels. Hunt has other wheat yielding higher. The first load tested 57 with a moisture content of 15. Crowder paid $1.75 per bushel including the premium. The follownig day Fred Bobo delivered wheat from a field yielding around 12 bushels. Most Business Houses Open on Memorial Day Mayor Hiram Cudd -has issued a (proclamation designating' Saturday, May 30, as Memorial Day in Wellington. Business firms will not close but Mayor Cudd asked observance of the day in the spirit in which it was intended, one of gratefulness to the veterans of all 1 wars who have died and especially those who are buried here. The post; office will be closed Saturday for Memorial Day •however. The ASCS office and Fann- ers Home Administration, both federal agencies, will close Friday, May 29, for the holiday since they are closed regularly on Saturday. Better dry-land wheat! in the Dodson area will yield from 15 ;o 20 bushels and some of the irrigated and fertilized from 35 to 40 bushel's. Robert Barjenbruch delivered she first load in Wellington Wednesday, May 20, according jo Velman Warrick of Warrick Feed Store. This was a load of about; 30 bushels and tested No. 1. Jones Singley of Singley Mill and Elevator reported his first wheat! came from Vinson, and was brought in by Emery Davidson Saturday, May 23. All wheat delivered here so far is No. 1, testing GO to 62, and with low moisture content. Yields so far are around 12 to 15 bushels, and a county average of 10 to 12 bushels is predicted. Crowder estimated the crop about half out dn the Dodson area, and said about another week's cutting would finish the crop. Around Wellington, harvest is just getting under way and north of town the grain is still too green tp cut. Honor Veterans of All Wars VFW and Legion Plan Memorial Day Services Memorial Day services will be conducted Saturday, May 30 at 9 a.m. in the West Wellington Cemetery, under the joint sponsorship of the Grynn Moore Post of Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Frank King Post of the American Legion. The public is invited ip attend. The Rev. C. C. Harmon, new pastor of Faith Baptist Church, will be the speaker. Members of the National Guard unit will form the firing squad and the color guard. Leon Hartman, commander of the American Legion and Herbert Bearden, VFW commander, will preside. Municipal Group Honors Handley City Council members Henry Sullivan, Quinton Brewer, and Sam Adams and City Secretary Russell Yates were in Amarilk) Friday to attend a regular meeting of the Panhandle group of the Texas League of Municipalities. During the evening, special tribut.e was paid the late iBura Handley, Wellington city manager, who was active in the Municipal League. Deason to A&M McEwen Transferred to SCS at Wharton Father Patrick Burke, parish priest of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church announced that summer school will be held in the parish from June 1 to June 6 inclusively. AH Catholic children of school age, first grade thi'ough senior high school, within the environs of ColWngsworth county, are expected to attend. Classes will he held at the church and rectory every day from 9 a'.m, to 12. noon. The church as situated at the corner of Floydada and 12th. The school will be conducted by two Sisters from St. Theresa's parish, Panhandle, Texas. "At the end of tihe summer school, the head of the Amarillo Diocese, Bishop \Lawrence DeFalco, will be at Our Mother of Mercy Church to confer the Holy Sacrament of Confirmation on ten of the local children. On the same day, six of the small children will also receive Our Lord into their soulsi in Holy Communion for the first time, Fatlher -Burke said. If there are any (parents who have difficulty in getting their children to school each day, they are asked ijo contact Father Burke immediately. pianist. The theme of the gospel meeting will be "The Amazing Christ," and all messages will be built around His life and ministry. Sermon topics will: be "The Promise," "The Tempted Christ," "The Teaching Christ," "The Healing Christ," "The Omnipotent Christ," "The Suffering Christ," "The Resurrected Christ," and "The Coming Christ." The public is invited, Min. Cassel said. County Students Graduate C JC Four Collingsworth county students were among 1}he 24 who were graduated from Clarendon Junior College Friday night, May 22. These were Randall Murry of Dozier; Jerry Whitfield, who lives north of Dodson; and John Roark and BilHe Wilson of Wellington. to succeed Mrs. Russell, Supt. Harper said. Tucker did not) teach this year, due to ill health. Two staff members (have left tjhe Wellington office of Soil Conservation Service, one having completed his assignment here and the. other to study veterinary medicine. They are Harry McEwen, who was transferred bo Wharton, and Mike Deason, •who is enrolling for the summer session at Texas A&M University. McEwen, a soil scientist, was in charge of the standard soil survey, which will! be published within the next two years, according to Bob Crawford, work unit conservationist. He came here from Canadian. His survey of 'tihe county includes a soil map giving (pertinent information on the type arid character of soil here. Engineering 1 information from these studies are used frequent ly by highway departments- am others, Crawford said. Mr. and Mrs. McEwen have been active in community af fairs. He headed tihe (Littl League baseball program las year and was Cubmaster o the Cub Scouts. Mrs. McEwe participated in Parent-Teache Association and other schoo work. Both were active in Firs Methodist Church. They have three sons. At Wharton, they will b near their parents, who live a Alvin, where this couple gre up. Deason came here two and half years' ago, and his horn town is Corpus Christi. He i an A&M graduate. His wif is the former Margaret Ros Sisk, granddaughter of Mr; E. A. Singley. The graves of all veterans of all wars in each of the ceme- eries of the county will be ecorated during the day. Members of both the Legion ,nd VFW are asked to meet at he VFW Hall at 6:30 a.m. and rom there they will go to the arious cemeteries. Ross Swift/ will be in charge of decorating the graves at Dodson, Jim Lowe at Quail, Wood R. Coleman at Dozier and Charles J. [Bradley at Plymouth. There are no veterans buried at other cemeteries in the county, it was explained. Guest Speakers Listed School and Lectureship at Bowie St. Church The Bowie Street Church of full-color filmstrip will be pre- Jhrist will begin Vacation Bile School next Monday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. Following a plan which was begun last year, sessions of the school will meet) in the evenings, June 1 to 5, in> order to allow more )ersons, including adults, to jenefit from the course of stu- .ly, Min. Grandol Forehand said. Classes for all age groups "rom two years through high school will be provided. In addition, an AduTt Lectureship is planned for the same time. Capable speakers from this area will address the adult group each evening on some phase of the general theme of the school. This year's theme is perhaps the most fundamental and important which could have been selected, "Jesus Is the Christ." Speakers will include: David V. Fultz of Quanah, whose subject will be "Jesus. Is the Christ Because of His Birth." Jay Channel of McLean will 1 speak on "Jesus Is the Christ Because of His Miraculous Works." Eugene Henderson of Shamrock, "Becaus-a of His Teaching." John Gay of Childress, "Be cause of His Death." Tom Anderson of Memphis, "Because of His Resurrection." As a recap, each evening following the class period, a Cudd to TLM Executive Meet Mayor Hiram Cudd was in Austin late last week to attend an executive meeting of the Texas League of Municipalities. Cudd is a member of the board of directors. sented in the auditorium to all the children and adults. This will be a visual presentation of the material studied in all the classes for tjhat session. Certificates of completion will he given those attending, and awards will be presented to students who have perfect attendance records, according to Grandol Forehand, minister of the congregation. The public is cordially invited to attend. Trinity Opens Vacation Bible School June 1 Vacation Bible School will be held at the Trinity Methodist Church Monday, June 1 through Friday, June 5. The classes are planned daily from to 5 p.m. The director is Mrs. R. H. Cnight. In charge of nursery are Mrs. C. A. Kesler and tfrs. Frank (Lindsey. Mrs. Billy Waters will have the kindergarten. In the primary will be Nlrs. G. C. Isbell and Mrs. Billy Joe Patterson. In charge of juniors will be Mrs. C. A. Wilbur and Mrs. Melvin Kiker. Rev. R. H. Knight will work with intermediates. Mrs. Richard Peters, Mrs. — See back page New Drum Major Named Jackie Barton was chosen drum major of the Wellington high school band for the 196465 year, James Larson, director, announced this week. Marsha Tyler was chosen as assistant. The selections were made by Bill Bradley, band director of the Memphis schools. Three oilier students tried out for the places: LaQuita Marian, Dan Warrick and Cle- la-nd Stallings. RETAINING WALL AT WEST CEMETERY Volunteer workmen late last week put up the retaining wall along the west part of the West Wellington Cemetery, matching- the section put up earlier along the central section, City employees, local business men and other volunteers worked together. Members of the Wellington Garden Club appeared at mid-morning to serve coffee and cookies to the workmen. Temperatures High Low Wed. May 20 89 61 Thur. May 21 91 62 Fri. May 22 92 62 Sat. May 23 97 65 Sun. May 24 97 63 Mon. May 25 97 69 Tues. May 26 82 66 Wed. May 27 66 Moisture for week—.42 in. Moisture for month—2.19 in. Moisture for year—6.04 in.