The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on May 28, 1964 · Page 6
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 6

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, May 28, 1964
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THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday May 28, 1964 Anne Coleman Weds James E. Ferguson, Jr. in Lubbock Saturday Dodson Civic Club Installs New Officers, Names Mother of Year Miss Nancy Anne Coleman, a student in". Texas Technological College, was married to James Eldrige Ferguson, Jr., dn a ceremony performed at 5 o'clock Saturday evening, May 23 in the Bowman Chapel of First Methodist Church, Lub- ibock. The Rev. R. N. Huckabee officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Coleman of 1212 Bowie Street, Wellington, while the 'bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. James Eldrige Ferguson, Sr., 2504 60th Street, Lubbock. Decorations at the sides of the alter were branched candelabra holding wliite tapers, and arrangements of white stock and roses. Wedding music was presented toy -Mrs. Mamie Neal, organist. :\'.' • . - ' ' •••'•„'.• :>:''• .;,.-.' .!;-' Mr. Coleman gave his daughter in marriage. She wore a white linen sheath made along princess ilines, with a matching fitted jacket. A short veil was attached to her white satin pillbox, and she carried a long- stemmed white rose on a white Bible. '<••••- ; Mrs. Gene Wood of (Lubbock was matron of honor and Miss Linda Hurt of Sulphur Springs was tihe bridesmaid. They wore pink linen suits and carried pink roses. Gene Wood was t;he best man and Jimmy Phillips and Coy Whitten the ushers. Vic Ferguson, brother of the ibi-i de- groom, was groomsman. All are from Lubbock. After the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Coleman were Ihosbs at .the reception in the church parlor. The bride's table was laid with a -white linen cloth and had at the center a ibouquet of white roses arid stock. Crystal appointments were used. In the house party were Mrs. Tiffin Young of Corpus Dodson Civic Club officers for the 1964-65 club year were installed in a called meeting Wednesday, May 20. Mrs. J. T. Bogle was insl^all- ed as president; Mrs. Glen Lewis, vice president; Mrs. S. L. iBeanland, secretary; Mrs. B. B. Martin, treasurer; and Mrs. Hoyt Ellis, (program chairman. Mrs. B. T. Webb was the installing officer, and used as the theme, "This Is My Task." The song toy the asme iiame was sung by Mrs. Bynum Higihtower. Mrs. Elmer Hightower was anmounced as the "Club Mother of the Year," and will be honored in June ;at the club's family picnic. At the same tjtme a Dodson citizen, yet to -be announced, will .'be honored, for outstanding work in .the community. Two members of the club have been selected 'by the Top of Texas District Federation President, Mrs. Lindsey, to serve as district chairmen. Mrs. B. B. Martin, club ethics chairman, and Mrs. Floyd Roberts Jr., the outgoing president, as "Teacher of the Year" chairman. The meeting was closed with a prayer by Mrs. J. T. Martin. Attending were Mmesi Bogle, Webb, Roberts, Hightower, Lewis, Beanland, Martin, Ellis, T. E. Lennon; Purr Tippie, T. J. Bowling, Grover.Graham and J. C. Howell. Shower at Dodson Recently Honors Mrs. Tommy Hunt, a Spring Bride Mrs. James E. Ferguson Jr. • ... i •..';.; ' * * * .. Christi and Mrs. Jim Ray of Dozier, aunts of the bride, and Mrs. O. E. Gilleland, aunt of the'bridegroom. Upon returning from their wedding trip to Ruidoso, N.M., Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson will be at home at -tihe Welcher Apartments, Avenue S, Lubbock. The bride was graduated from Wellington high school in 1963 and attended Texas Tech during the last year. In high schJool she was a member of Ti-i-ca. A graduate of Monterrey high school in Lubbock, the bridegroom attended Texas Tech and Texas A&I College in KingsviMe. He is manager of Service Loan Co., i<n Lubbock. Guests from here were Mrs. S. I/. Lindsey, -Mrs. Alex Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Ray and Miss Janice Lindsey. They were joined by former residents, Mr. and Mrs. Tiffin Young of Corpus Christi and Mrs. Guy Bell of Amarillo. Recital of Organ, Piano and Voice Students Scheduled Sun. Afternoon Mrs. Mack Bush is presenting her piano, organ, and voice students in a recital at First Methodist Church Sunday, May 31 at 4 ip.m. The public is Invited. Students and their numbers will include: Jan McGttl, piano, "All Through the Night." "Round a ning" and "Angel's Serenade." Jan McGill and Connie Null, piano, "I'm Called Little |Buttercup." Connie Null, piano, "Spring Morning," "Come Back to Sorrento," and "White Clouds." Karen Richardson, vocal, "I'll Walk with God," "Thank Heaven for Little Girls," and "I Feel Pretty." Nancy Hill, (piano, "Aragon- aise," "Wedding of the Painted Doll," and "Tea for Two." Joyce Holton, organ, "Prelude and Fugue in* F Major," "A Song of Triumph," and "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot." Carol Blain, organ, "Prelude and Fugue in C Major," "Ag- nus Dei," and "Moon River." Mrs. Bush presented her piano and organ students at Hedley in recital Tuesday evening, May 26 at the Hedley Baptist Church. Former County Girl Honored Miss Beatrice Beard, bride- elect of James Burleson of Dimmitt, was honored with a bridal shower May 9 in the home of Mrs. James Crawford in Clarendon. Miss [Beard is the daughter of Mrs. Nola Barker of Clarendon. Both are former residents of Wellington. The serving table was laid with a white Knen cut work cloth and centered with an arrangement} of sweet ipeas and blue and white candles. Miss Letha' Burleson, sister of the iprospective bridegroom and Mrs. O'dell Bai'ker were members of the house party. Mrs. Tommy Hunt, a bride of the late spring season, was honored at a shower recently given in the dining room of the Dodson Cafe. Hostesses were Mrs. Olan Farris, Mrs. Wilson Mann, Mrs. Peck White, Mrs. H. A. Painter and Mrs. Thurman Crownover. • ' . : . .- •• '. '-. .'-.. An arrangement of spring flowers was on the serving table, and pansies floated in the WMU Has Royal Service Program . The Circles of the Woman's Missionary Union of the First Baptist Church met in homes for their regular monthly Royal Service programs on Monday and Tuesday, May 25 and 26. The DeWanna O'Brien Circle met in the home of Mrs. Ocie Scott. Those on the (program were Mmes. Rolan IBryan, E. W. :Clement, Ralph >Coburn, Dee Burba and Scott. Refreshments were served to seven members. The Ruth Poole Circle had as its hostess Mrs. Silas Crawford. Mrs. M. L. Lynn was program leader and she was assisted 'by Mmes. J. L. Hays, Crawford, A, B. Clark, and Frank Roberts. Mrs. Leonard Karnes was hostess to the Jaxie Short) Circle and Mrs. P. E. Lowrie was the program leader. Others taking part were Mmes. D. C. Powell and J. A. Lowe. The Mary Langford Circle met in the home of Mrs. R. W. Brantley. Mrs. Eugene Brewer was program chairman, and Mmes. Doshia Dix, W. W. McClaskey, John Nash and John Trew assisted her. The Margaret -Martin Circle was entertained by Mrs. J. C. Whisenant and she was also [program chairman. Mrs'. Bill Harbin, Mrs. Ohxn Lowe and Mrs. Mil'burn Derryiberry had parts on the program. Hollingsworths to Lubbock Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Holliwgs- worth and their son, Sammy, who operated the OK Motel and Western Union, are moving to Lubbock. where they will be associated with their son, Lonnie Hollingswortih in the operation of his drug stores. Mrs. Hollingsworth left 'Sunday, but he will remain until his crop is laid by. Their daughter and son-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry -Manuel, stationed at Williamsburg Va., wilt join them at ILubbock when he is released from service. Hollingsworth operates two drug stores' in Lufobock, and a sub-postoffice is being installed in one of these. crystal (punch bowl. Mrs-. Billy Hudspeth of Hollis poured, and Mrs. Farris registered the guestis. A Targe group of friends called during the evening. Friday Saturday Monday LADIES MEN'S STRETCH METAL Watch Bands Reg. $5.95 to $6.95 $2.95 Limit One To Customer Hales Jewelers FROM ORIGINAL QUAIL SCHOOL BOARD Three members of the original board of trustees of the Quail Rural High School upon its consolidation attended the graduation exercises Thurs- day night, May 21. From left, they are W. C. Johnson, now of Ohow- chilla, Calif., Frank Coleman and Tom Crabtree, who still live at Quail. Mrs. J. S. Driskill had as her guests recently her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ixmnie Gardner of Liberal, Kansas; a daughter and son, Mrs, Urban Gilbbs of Denver, Colo., and Mr. and Mrs. Woody Driskill of Hollis; and a granddaughter, Mrs. Laquen- cis Bromfield of Dallas. David Lindley of Amai-illo came to attend the gi'aduation of his (brother, Wayne iLindley at Samnorwood Friday night. May 22. He remained to visit lis parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Lindley during the week end. Mr. and Mrs. James Staven- lagen and children, Steve and Betsy Trapp, will leave Monday for two weeks in California, visiting at Pomona, Pailos Verdes Estlates, and other points in 'the ILos Angeles area. Steve and Betsy will visit their paternal grandparents there. Mrs. Hester Stall of Tyler visited during the week end with Mrs. Doshia Dix and other friends here. Guests of Mrs. Doshia Dix during the week end were her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs>. R. C. Patterson, Sr., of Abernatlhy. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Prince, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Ware of Amarillo, and Gerald Jolliff of Lubbock, and Mr. and Mrs. Sam D. Morgan and -Mary Ann of Denton visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Morgan over the week end. Dr. and Mrs.. James Frederick LeDerer of Oklahoma City were here Monday to attend the funeral of Bura Hamlley. Dr. LeDerer and Phil Handley were boyhood chums. Graduates With Honors at A&M COLLEGE STATION.—Thirty-one seniors graduated with honors and 11 Faculty Achievement. Awards were presented at the Texas A&M University commencement Saturday. The honored graduates were among the 754 candidates for the bachelor's degree. Eight seniors with near perfect "A" records were graduated with high honors. Twenty three others we're graduated with honors for maintaining a high "B" record (2.5 to 2.8 on a scale .of 3). Among these was Travis C. McGuire, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Travis McGuire. He majored in veterinary medicine. QUAIL NEWS By Mrs. G. T. Stephens Mrs. Jim HenegaT and Karen of Tyler visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Anderson here this week. PASSENGER TRAINS ON WAY OUT Passenger trains continue to disappear from the Texas scene. Latest moves are by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Co. and! the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. They want to do away-with the Fort Worth to- Houston run of the Twin Star Rocket. Texas Railroad Commission will hear this proposal on May 12 in the Dallas City Hall. Gospel Meeting at the First Christian Church Hiram Cassel EVANGELIST Paul Guthrie SONG LEADER The Bible Only Makes Christians Only Daily at 7:30 p. m. May 31 Through June 7 • Most farmers in this community are now planting cotton and a few report they al- •eady have some ulp. • Mr. and Mrs. Buford Ad- :ock and daughter, of Ama- 'illo, were guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Pierce lunday. • Mr.-, and Mrs. Calvin Johnson of Chow Chilla, Calif., are /isiting friend's and relatives in his community. Mrs. Roy Canada and children, Sherry and Terry, are isdting relatives in Van Buren, Ark. • Guests in tihe home of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Robinson last week were 'Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Lee Robinson and family of lereford; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Boyett of Clarendon; Mr. ami VIrs. Barney Boyett of Hedtey and Mrs. Mary Boyett, mother of Mrs. Robinson. i Mrs. Bess* Connely of Amarillo, Mrs. Les Quarrells of White Deer, and her daughter from Lubbock, and Mrs. A. B Dwens of Weatherford vi'sitec Thursday, May 21 in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Owens. The group had supper in the home of -Mr. and Mrs. Car roll Blevins, after which they attended the 60th anniversary of the Quail school. i Mr. and Mrs'. Crumley o: Paris are guests in the ihom< of her brotlher, Mr. and Mrs John Dollar. Demand to Determine WHS Summer Classes All high school students wishing to take courses in summer school 1 are- asked to meet at ;he ihigh school Monday, June 8 at 8 a.m., and if there is sufficient demand, classes will be taught, according to E. W. Clement, high school iprincipal. Interest has been shown in first and second year algebra, general math, American Ihis- bory, English, government and Texas history, and several from Memfphis also have indicated they would like to attend, Clement said. The courses cannot be taught, however, unless there are around ten persons for any of the courses. Funeral Sunday for Van Moore Van Moore, 66-year-old Wellington Negro, died at the ihome of a sister, Beatrice Powell on Tuesday, May 19. He came here 16 months ago from Shreveport, La., where he ived many years. He was born May 27, 1897, in Washington county and had served as deacon in his Bap- ;ist Church atj Shreveport for a number of years. Funeral services were Sunday at 2:30 ip.m. at Mt. Corinth Baptist Church, with the Rev. J. P. Williams officiating. iBur- ial was in West Wellington cemetery under the direction of Kelso Funeral Home. Surviving are his sister and a number of nieces and nephews. Work Cemetery at Needwood There will be a cemetery working at the Needwood cemetery Saturday, May 30. Everyone who has an interest there is especially urged to bring their hoe, rake and lawn mower and attend. "If you have a relative buried there with an unmarked grave and you are unalble t,o come, please contact Bill or Charley Hill so that a permanent record might be made," said Mrs. Bin Hill. Larry Mammons Receives Degree GLairy Hammons received his bachelor's degree from Southwestern State College, Weath- erforcl, Okla., at'tihe commencement Friday, May 22. He had a major in social studies and minors in business and sociology. Hammons, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hammons, will begin work June 1 for the Oklahoma Tire and Supply, which has headquarters in Oklahoma City. He will be assigned to one of the towns in w'hich that firm operates. Medical Degree to Beauchamp John Robert Beauchamp, .the son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Drake will be graduated from the Southwestern Medical School of the University of Texas in Dallas' Monday, June 1. Shortly after that, Dr. Beauchamp will begin his interrcs at Children's Hospital in Dallas. He was a member of the Phi Chi medical fraternity 'and his social 1 fraternity was Sigma Nu. He was graduated with honors from the University of Texas before beginning his medical studies 1 . Norwood PTA Installs New Officers May 18 Mrs. John Porter, ipreaident .of the Shamrock ParentrTeach- er Association installed new officers of Samnorwood PTA in a 1 meeting Monday night, May 18 in an Impressive candlelight ceremony. The new president is Mrs. J. L.. Alexander, while Mrs. Marvin Knoll is vice president, Mrs. Donald Coleman secretary, Mrs. Denzil Deger treasurer, and Mr®. A. F. Wischkaemper parliamentarian. The program was the spi-ing recital by the piano students of Mrs. John Dwyer. Nunnelley Gets Degree at WTU A member of the first graduating class of West Texas State University is Carroll Numneley, who received a bachelor of .science degree at the commencement Sunday, May 24. Nunnelley majored in secondary education. His fraternity was Lambda Chi Alpha. He completed ihis work for the degree at mid-term and has been farming here. Attending *he commencement were his wife and baby and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Shelton Nunnelley. Re-Districting Under Study AUSTIN.—Texans will have ample opportunity to g-ive tiheir views on how the state should be divided into 23 congressional districts with equal population. A seven-member study group of Texas Legislative 'Council (research arm of the Legislature) plans to begin extensive hearings over the state soon after the primaries. Congressmen and party officers already 'have been invited to make suggestions as to how districts should be drawn with approximately 416,000 population each. U.S. Supreme Court lias supported a Houston' federal court ruling that the districts must be formed to provide "equal representation for equal numbers of people" as nearly as possible. The Houston court on April 1 agreed that the Legislature should 'have a chance to do the job in regular session of 1965. 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