The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on May 28, 1964 · Page 12
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May 28, 1964

The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 12

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DIDACTICS —By Deslcins Wells The May-June rains that bless us each spring had barely started at this time last year. Now all of our immediate area is wet and some localities have had as much as five inches of moisture. A large percentage of the row crop land has been planted even though some of it may ha^ to be planted again. Only a 'Small percentage of this land had been planted by this time in 1963 and most of that was irrigated. We are off to a wonderful start; but it is 'ttfiat long hot period from June 15 to September 25 that tells the tale. If we get "some" rain in those weeks well and good; but if we don't it is not so good, e Last Sunday, the 43-year- old Warren Spahn pitched the Braves to a 9 to 5 victory over the Cardinals and it was his three-base hit that -was almost a home run that drove in the runs that put his team ahead. For a big league pitcher the age of 43 is as venerable as 80 for Churchill or Adenauer when they were still leading their nations. It makes you wonder about the compulsory retirement plans of some companies and organizations setting the age limit at 65 in many cases. Isn't the nation suffering an unnecessary loss by idling this talent and experience arbitrarily? Some people do need to be retired when they are 65; but there are many others who have done their most notable work after that age. No two people are alike and some people are not as old at a certain age as others either mentally or physically. • Are you exasperated when you hapipen to get) a toad car out of the millions of good cars that are 'being manufactured? If so, don't move to Russia on that account. Over in that great Utopia, one out of 4 cars does not run, 3 of every ten electric motors- won't work, and 15 per cent of the tractors are useless. It is estimated that as high as 30 per cent of the total output is deficient and we have mentioned their "a'ston- ishing" agricultural production -before. • Secretary of the Interior Udall continues to make the front pages. First it was getting run out of an Inn into which he had tromped with muddy boots and another time he was ordered off of a rancher's land that he was contemplating confiscating. Now it is the allocation of the waters of the Colorado River and as a result he has the people in five states hopping mad. • My daughter has sent me another book. I presume she figures it is time to start helping me acquire an education. This time the 'book is "My Life in Court;" by Louis Nizer. I have not read it, but I have glanced through some of the chapters. • In his introduction of the chapter on Divorce, Mr. Nizer says in part: "Litigations between husbands and wives exceed in bitterness and hatred those of any other relationship. I have seen defrauded businessmen who fought their deceivers for fortune and power. I have seen them pour out their venom against their opponents until they suffered heart attacks or were ulcerated. I have witnessed struggles for the protection of copyrighted property, where pride of authorship, being dearer than life itself, consumed the creative artist. I have seen public figures libeled or accused of wrongs which could wreck their life's FARM SILO IN THE MAKING The concrete slabs on which County Agent Cecil Regier, left, and David Baumgardner, stand will be raised against the pilasters to form the walls of an above-ground silo Baum* * New Type Silo Goes Up gardner has under construction. The walls are approximately 10 feet tall, and the completed silo will hold about 700 tons of silage. Procfafnaiion WHEREAS, on Saturday, May 30, we will join with all other communities of the nation in observing Memorial Day, a day in which we pause in solemn tribute to those who gave their lives that all may be free, and WHEREAS, this is one of the designated holidays of the City of Wellington, preserving a tradition long established here. NOW THEREFORE, I, Hiram Cudd, Mayor of the City of Wellington, do proclaim Saturday, May 30, Memorial Day for the city and ask all citizens to observe the day in its true meaning, and let us pledge ourselves anew to be ever vigi- lent that our freedoms which have been so nobly won shall ever be preserved. HIRAM CUDD, Mayor City of Wellington Correct Attest: Russell Yates, City Secretary Male's Jewelers Brother of Lloyd Stock Feeding Operations Grow at Baumgardner Farm Two rows of sturdy concrete pilasters, rising at Baumgardner farm two miles south of Wellington look more like industrial than farm construction, but they are one stage of am above-ground silo that will enable David Baumgardner to step up his steer feeding pro- ram. Livestock is only one part of MS operations,, that inchide also wheat and cotton, plus the forage sorghum used for feeding. iBaumgardner feed's from 150 to 160 head of steers a year, which he buys through local commission men. When the market improves, ihe intends to increase these to 200 or more, and with the mew silo he can do this. In recent years, he has turned to green-chop cutting to feed them, cutting only enough jreen forage each d*ay, hauling t to the lots and serving it cafeteria style in long concrete jroughs he designed himself. "Feeders claim up to 50% ncrease in production per acre Because the cattle eat everything you bring. There aren't any stalks left," he explains. It; does away with extra la- r. "You can crank up every day and in half an hour cut feed for a lot of stock," he added. Baumgardner puts up around 300 tons of silage every year. There is justifiable pride in his eye when he shows tine above-ground concrete silo in the process of construction — the only one of its .type in this area. Using the slab-rise method of construction, re-inforced concrete slabs 10 feet tall and 6 inches thick are raised against heavy concrete (pilasters, already securely anchored in place. The ends and top are open and at harvest time a blower moves the stflage from the trailer into the silo. The potential capacity of this silo is around 700 tons. This is only one part of the feeding operation at Baumgardner farm to interest local livestock men. The neat feed lots resemble those of the middle-west. A row of electrically heated drinking bowls provide warm water in, winter, a prac- ;ice known generally to help stock continue gains. But David Baumgardner has one livestock feeding help that others can't duplicate — a 'brother who is a professor of Animal Husbandry at Texas Tetih. When a problem comes up that he can't handle himself, Baumgardner gets on the phone or drives to Lubbock to get the answer from tjhe oldest of the Baumgardner children, Prof. John Henry Baumgaxdner. Troy Marsh work, strike back at their detractors. I have witnessed children sue their father to deprive them of their businesses, or brothers engaged in fratricidal contests without quarter. "All of these litigations evoke intense feelings of animosity, revenge and retribution. But none of them, even in their most aggravated form, can equal the sheer unadulterated venom of a matrimonial contest." • Speaking of divorce: If the Republicans are gullible enough to nominate Rockefeller next summer, Johnson will cruise back into 'the White House without even having to shifl into second gear. o . My dictionary says that "necking" is a moulding separating the- shaft of a column from its capital. Just try to explain that definition to some of these present day grandmothers who were flappers in the roaring twenties. Notice to Horseback Riders It has been called to the attention of the City Council that horses are being ridden in Ellison Park. Since this is a public picnic area, and since children are playing in the park at all hours of the day, as a safety precaution, the City Council requests riders not to take their horses into the park. CITY OF WELLINGTON Russell Yates, City Secretary — from page one here in 1945, attended Wellington schools and entered the Army from this county. While in service he completed two years work from the University of Maryland. Mrs. Marsh, legal secretary for Paul Spillman, and their two children, Stevie, 8, and Pam, 5, will remain here until his training period d® finished. New Agent for Western Union Hate's Jewelers has 'been named Western Union agent to serve the Wellington area, Darrel Hale, owner, announced this week. The agency formerly was held by Mrs. S. T. Hollingsworth, who is moving to Lubbock. Mrs. Jack Sanford, store em ployee, will operate the service, Hale said. The store location is 805 West Avenue, and it will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hale has operated the Western Union Agency in his jewelry store at Shamrock for the last two years, and also in a store that he formerly operated in another city. Former Quail Couple Here Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Johnson, 408 Lake Street, Chowchilla, Calif., visited during the week end in the homes' of Buster Johnson of Quail, Chester White, Charlie Amerson and Ira Self in Wellington. The Johnson family formerly lived at Quail. parent, friend or relative 65 OR OVER? Bargains in the Classified Ads Holloway Dies Lee Roy Holloway, B 0, a resident of Oklahoma City since 1942, died Wednesday, May 20. He was bom Dec. 18, 1883 at Eleyville, Ark., and went to Hunt county, Texas in 1896 and came to Oklahoma in 1909 Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 22 in the Guardian Funeral Chapel with Rev. McCorkle, pastor of the Assembly of God Church officiating. Burial was in Duncan ceme tery at 3 p.m. with graveside rites by Rev. Bill Masters minister of Eii-Ft Christian Church at Duncan. Survivors include: two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. L D. Winders of Earth, Mrs. J Myrtle Stall of Broken Arrow Okla., T. L. Holloway of Well ington and George W. Hollo way of Oklahoma City. Also surviving are seven nieces ant seven nephews. t Trinity Opens — from page ont Eugene Morrow, Mrs. Howard Jones, and Mrs. Wayne Cum mings will have the craft work Refreshments will be served 1 by Mrs. E. Smith, Mrs. Jay Em mert, and Mrs. Ike Rogers. There wiN be Bible study craft work and recreation eae day. Everyone is invit/ed to ati tend. THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday May 28, 1964 Walter S. Simmons ' * * * Former Co. Man Commissioned Walter S. Simmons, 27, of Floydada, was commissioned an Ensign today in tine Coast and Geodetic Survey, U. S. Department of Commerce. He received his commission at graduation ceremonies of the 14th Officers' 1 Training Class at) the Survey's Atlantic Ships Base in Norfolk, Va. As his first assignment, Simmons will serve aboard the C&GS ship "Pathfinder." Simmons is the son of Mrs W. S. Simmons of Floydada He and his wife, Barbara, have one child. He was born in Wellington and received a BS degree in civil engineering earlier thi year from Texas Tedhnologi cal College. The Coast and Geodetic Sur vey is the nation's oldest sci entific body. Formed in 1807 its personnel includes dis tinguished scientists, engineers and technicians in cartography geodesy, geomagnetism, grav imetry, oceanography, photo grammetry and seismology. CORNY EVIDENCE An East St. Louis, 111., po liceman arrested a loiterer af ter he .noticed someone ha 'been shoveling corn out of an open grain car. The loiterer de nied doing itj, but was ibooke when kernels of corn fell ou of his trouser cuffs. Week End Services Set at Friendship Fifth Sunday services will )e held at Friendship Baptist Church in the Buck Creek community Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 30 and June 1, Elder E. E. Pitfe, pastor, (has announced. Lunch will 'be served at noon Sunday. Subjects to be discussed in- :l<ude "What is taught in the Bible concerning the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of Christ"; "Can a child of .God so apostasize as to finally be os* in Hell?" "To whom does Hebrews 10:26 apply?" and; 'What 'happens at the point of death fa the individual," Services will close Sunday , afternoon. "This is a fellowship meet- .ng of independent Missionary Baptist 'Churches, composing- the Buck Creek Missionary Baptist Association, Elder Pitts said. Graduates at Canyon May 30 Mrs. Dennis Cudd, the former Judy Crawford, will receive her high school diploma from Canyon high school at the commencement exercises Saturday night, May 30. Mrs. Cudd is the- daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Crawford and the wife of Dennis Cudd, who will be a senior in West Texas State University next fall. Baccalaureate services were held in Canyon high school auditorium Sunday, May 24. Attending from here were Judy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Crawford and Peggy and Dan, and her parents-in-faw, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Cudd. Mrs. Cudd attended Wellington high school for two and a half years and has attended Canyon for one and a half years. Mrs. Oudd's parents and parents-in-law and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Crawford will attend the commencement exercises this Saturday night in Canyon. r Call us for information about enrollment in... Texas 65 HEALTH INSURANCE We Are Ready TO HANDLE YOUR WHEAT AND Exclusively for Texans who are 65 or over, and for their spouses, regardless of age. • Two low-cost plans both BASIC and MAJOR MEDICAL • No Medical Examination • Enrollment regardless of Health Call us today! HURRY/ ENROLL JUNE 1-15 ONLY.' BARLEY IN THE GOVERNMENT LOAN OR PERSONAL STORAGE - WE ALSO PAY HIGHEST MARKET PRICES AT ALL TIMES. 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