The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas on June 4, 1964 · Page 8
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The Wellington Leader from Wellington, Texas · Page 8

Wellington, Texas
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Thursday, June 4, 1964
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New Program to Give Texas 1,000 Miles FH Roads AUSTIN.—A sweeping program to build more than 1,000 miles of Farm and Ranch to Market Roads in 166 Texas counties was announced toy the Texas Highway Commission recently. The commission placed an estimated cost of $23 million on the total package of 227 projects financed for construction -by the action. Construction on a total of 1,032 mites of Farm to Market Roads is involved. The Farm tt> Market program is an annual roadbuilding undertaking of the Texas Highway Department under legislation authorizing a yearly .budget for new FM construction'. The Farm to Marked Road grid in Texas now stands at 37,143 miles of designated road's. "Designated" includes both roads already built and those financed to foe 'built in the near future. With addition of new miles authorized (presently !by the highway commission, Texas' highway network ^exceeds 65,000 miles for the firaij time. New total for 'highways of all types in Texas: '66,778.' Of this designated mileage, 3,031 miles represent Interstate Highways and 25,604 mites are US 'and State-numbered highways of the "primary" system. The remaining mileage fe Farm to -Market Roads. Of the new farm roads to be added to $ie Texas highway system under the 11964 program, 69% are school bus routes and 67% are mail routes. The remaining roads are generally new routes that when improved will also foe "utilized as school ibus routes and mail routes. Today's sprawling Farm to CHURCH AWARD WINNER Trinity Methodist Church in Wellington and its pastor, the Rev. R. H. Knight, the Town and Country second place award at the Northwest Texas Methodist Conference Friday, May 29. This award recognizes improvement programs carried out during the year which ends with each annual conference. Work on Trinity Church was financed by the Lord's Acre and Lord's Hour plan. Mrs. Knight is standing with her husband in front of the church, located at 9th and Haskell Streets. Or Just Plain Fun Work and Study Fill College Vacations THE WELLINGTON (TEXAS) LEADER Thursday, June 4, 1964 Market road system in Texas traces its genesis ito a 6-mile stretch built} to 1936 between the communities of Mount Enterprise and .Shiloh in Busk countjy. From this first Farm to Market) road ithe Texas Highway Department} has ibeen pointing toward 1 ian ultimate system of 50,000 miites of such roads. Biggest expansion of the system occurred since 1949. "The 1964 Farm to Market road program is a good illustration of 'the highway commission's 'balanced program' philosophy," according ito the commission chairman, Herbert C. Petry Jr. "Within <this con<- cept of highway development, the commission views all highways as lifelines and strives to integrate the various highway systems for the overall good of the state." Teenage Films Continues The Christian Teenage Film which will be shown Sunday, June 7 in First Christian Church is entitled "Teenager's Choice." It will be showm at 6 This is the film story as outlined toy Min, Hiram €assel, Sandy, a 17-year-old (high school graduate, and her steady, Doug, have fallen in love. Tiheir friends dare 'them to get married. 'Sandy, rebellious and anxious to get away from home ties and responsibilities, and Doug, eager to become independent, decide tio elope. In her strong desire to marry Doug, Sandy forgets that marriage is more than physical development, or even being of age. Pleas from her close friends are ignored. Her father finds her packing. He tries rt<o make her see that marriage is not an escape but a God-gtiven relationship in which Christ must 'be preeminent. Sandy comes to realize that there is a right way and a wrong way to make ia choice, and she and Doug decide to let Christ lead itheir lives. All ijeenagers are cordially invited, Min. Cassel said. By Henry Wells Wellington college students are beginning their summer activities. Some students have summer jobs, while others are on vacation. Several plan to attend summer school. Lynn McLain. son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn McLain, Harold Pigg, son of Mr. and Mm Kelly Pigg, and Johnny Ford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ford, all of North Texas. State University, are working at the Highway Dept. this summer. Bob Sanford 1 , son of 'Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sanford, who atjtend- ecl Texas Tech, will also work at the Highway Dept. Freddy Wetkins, son of Mr, and Mrs. Harold Watkins> is going 'back to summer school at North Texas- State this summer. Sylvia McQueary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. 'McQueary, will attend summer school for six weeks at North Texas. Ralph Coburn Jr., son 1 of Mr and Mrs. Ralph Coiburn, wil be here part of the s<ummei and then he plans <tjo go to National .Guard Gamp. ILianny Lewis will return to Southwestern State 'College in Weatherford for summer school Ray Henry, son of Mr. anc Mrs. George Henry, will worl In Canyon for six weeks. Then he plans to attend summe: school 1 and get his BjBA de gree in accounting. Richard Mauldd'n, son of Mr and Mrs. Hubert Mauldin, 01 Southwestern State College a Weatherford, Okla., plans tc farm here this 'summer. Lynda Orr, daughter of Dr and Mrs. J. M. Orr, is horn •tjhis summer from the Univers ity of Texas. Mike Dillon, son of Mr. an VIrs. Claude Savage is home 'mm Texas Tech and will farm his summer. Frances Hill, daughter of VIr. and Mrs. L. C. Hill will >e home this summer from the Jniversity of Texas. Jerry Rainey, son 01 Mr. and Mrs. John Rainey, who a/Wended North Texas, is working for the city. Jerry Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs*. Loren Thompson, Howard Payne College in Brownwood, will visit his parents, Mr. and -Mrs. Oris West. He is a iKcensed (Baptist minister, and latpr in the summer e will hold revivals at Strat- ord, Pleasanton, Houston, Ausin and Tyler. Dennis Cudd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Cudd, and a mem- >er of the ROTC at West Texas State will go to ROTC summer camp at Fort Sill for six weeks. Mrs. Dennis Cudd, the ormer Judy Crawford, will be here for ipart of the summer. Dan Henard Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Henard, is home 'rom Texas A&M this sum- plans to return to Southwestern State College at Weatjher- ford for summer school. Home from Frank Phillips College in/ Borger is Jackie Daves, son of Mrs. LoueJla Daves. He plans to work for Greeivbelt Electric during the summer, Shirley Peters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Peters 1 , will go back to summer school classes at West Texas State. Returning to summer schoo at North Texas Stjate U., is Dutch White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peck White. •Peggy 'Shanks, daughter of Mr. iand Mrs. Cecil Shanks will return to Abilene Christian College to attend summer school. Graiwel Killian, son of Mr and Mrs. J. B. Killian, is horn from Texas Tech. He will work at home early in the summer and later for Morgan Apiplica tors. Mary Graham, daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Grover Graham is home this summer from North Texas Stjate University Gene Sweat, son of Mr. am Mrs. Dick Sweat, who attendei West Texas State, wilT farm this summer. Vicki Glenn, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Barney Glenn, to horn from Texas Tech. .Gary West, who attende mer. Linda Millsap, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Millsop, s home this summer from Ok- ahoma Christian College. Dodson college students also will have varied interests during the summer. They include: Joe Lennon, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. ILennon, will get his degree at the end of the summer from West Texas State University. Gi'enn Hunt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Teutseh, will be home this summer from Wayland Baptist College. Garth Lewis, son of Mrs. Glen Lewis, will attend summer school at Midwestern University in Wichita Falls. From Samnorwood are two more college students. Darlene Rainey, daughter of Mr. and Mrsi. Selba Rainey is going to Texas Tech summer school for six weeks during the summer. Dottie Tate, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Tate of Samnorwood i's home from West Texas State College. BARE FOOTED The burglars who broke into an Independence, Iowa, shoe store ignored the money in .the cash register and took only $300 worth of shoes. 4-H Land Team Competes in State Contest Collingsworth count's 4-H land judging team is compet-j ing Wednesday, June 3 in the state contests at the 4-H Roundup at College Station. The team is from Dodson and is made up of Cody Crosnoe, Dale Derrick and Mike Gultey. They are accompanied by county agent Cecil Regier and Lynval Black of Dodson, member of an earlier 3and judging team ( that placed second in the state. The boys were due to go into the contest early Wednesday morning, and results were not) known here at iLeader press time. The team is one of 23 competing in the land judging contest. The Dodson 4-H boys won their division of the land contests siponsored here toy the (Salt Fork Soil Conservation District, and on the area level at Canyon they met) no competition. On their return trip, itheiboys and their sponsors will stop in Dallas to see Six Flaigs. Bratten to Get MS Degree (Billy Bratten, who taught mabh in Clovis, N.M., junior high this year, is visiting his parents, Mr. and' Mrs. iL. B. Bratten, before enrolling in North Texas State University, Denton. He will receive the master of science degree in August. His majors are in the field of education and math. On quality foods at the CITY GROCERY where you get the bonus of S&H Green Stamps Arrow Aluminum FOIL 25 ft. length 3For- 79* U. S. D. A. Grade A F R Y E R S Pound TOP-O-TEXAS BACON 2 Pounds — 83* KIMBELLS OlEO 3.._49* For — Miracle Whip DRESSING Quart- 49* FRISKIES DOG FOOD 3 Cans 43* Lightfluff BISCUITS 6For- 45* AUTHENTIC AMERICAN FOOD AT WORLD'S FAIR The restaurant in the Festival of Gas Pavilion at New York World's Fair serves authentic regional American dishes such as Georgia Country Captain, Love Aipple Soup and Amish Stuffed Ham with Seven Sweets and Seven Sours. Chefs at the Festival '64 restaurant report these delicacies are every bit) as American as apple pie which, they point out, is of Dutch rather than American origin. II Dr. M. V. Cobb Chiropractor BL 6-1133 310 South Main Shamrock, Texas NOTICE Of Change of Ownership Of Allen Insurance Agency \ I have bought the Allen Insurance Agency from Chas. Allen and will continue to operate the agency under the old name for the present. The business will continue to operate in its present location at the corner of 8th St. and East Avenue in the old Wellington State Bank building. Your patronage of this agency was and is appreciated and we solicit your continued business upon the basis of efficient service and a careful consideration of your insurance needs. ELVIS WHITE, Owner Allen Insurance Agency Gold Medal FLOUR 5 Ibs. 49* KEEN Instant Drink Mix Arrow BLACK PEPPER 4oz.- 25* BANANAS Pound 10* FRESH CORN YELLOW SQUASH 2 Pounds — 25* BORDENS '/2 Gal. — Phone 447-2517 1722 East Avenue ICE CREAM 690 Sampled Free Friday and Saturday We Deliver Dial 447-2561 We Give S&H Green Stamps Raymond Patton Luther Sullivan

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