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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma Single Copy 10 Cents Only Per Year By Mail in Pontotoc And Adjoining Counties Combined With The Ada Times-Democrat 59TH YEAR ADA, JANUARY 21, 1960 8 Pages NO. 42 BEWARE OF BEAVERS: Residents south nf Ada on Lake Creek and upper Clear Boggy are being invaded by some pretty industrious critters, beavers no less. This week Ranger Virgil Williams caught one of the toothy little workers but he estimates there may be as many as seven or eight more in the immediate vicinity. Williams is shown at left with his catch. The beavers, for years prac- tically extinct, are staging a remarkable comeback under rigid state protection. They are trapped live and then moved to more remote areas where they can chew in peace. Homeowners along the stream became alarmed at the amazing amount of timber being felled in the area. In the center picture, you can see some of the trees on the left bank of the stream which the toothy timberjacks have fell- ed. They then strip them clean, feeding on the more tender smaller branches. Fortunately, beavers in this area don't dam up streams, but build burrows back under the bank. If they did make im- poundments they might flood out the countryside. But, they have a field day with trees along the stream's edge, espe- cially the big cottonwoods. At right you can see the fine start they've made there on two huge old trees. Williams better get them moved out. After they've chew- ed down their quota of trees, they might decide to go to work on somebody's frame house. And when they work, they really tend to business. Those crazy beavers never heard of a coffee break or a 40 hour week. (Weekly Photos) Deep Wells Deliver Water From Arbuckle Outlined for Rural Youth Many rural landov. ners. espe- cially south and west of Byrd's Mill Spring, should be interested in Ada'? development of fantastic water production irom the Ar- buckle limeMc.ne. True, these wells are deep. They are expensive. But. near Hickory, Roy Turner has sunk two of them as the water source for a most ambitious and interesting irriga- tion project. Cln-er to home simi- lar use may be found for some of this water. The volume of water encount- ered in the tv.o tests south of Byrd's Mill really staggers the imagination. The well. Incaled on the Dearman Ranch, is approximately 2', mi. south of Bryd's M i l'l Spring. The second well, on the Non-is Ranch, lies a mile closer to the spring. The city council of Ada selected these sites after ex- tensive study of the area by ex- perts. Their findings indicated that ground water in the area south of the big spring is actually moving away from the spring to the south and east where it comes out in huge springs along the headwaters of Blue Kivcr and other streams or else pa-.-os gradually into other formations. The first well was drilled to a depth ot feel. It tested out at 2.7H5 gallons per minute. This well then delivered gal- lons per ay. The second well was drilled to a little over feet and it made 2.74.'-, gallons per minute with some 40 tee! less drawdown. It delivered gallons daily. Bonanza Between them, the two wells are capable of delivering up al- most up to gallons a clay. 'Continued On Page Two) CaMiemon in this county have responded handsomely In a plea tor stock ;n a government testing program to forestall loss of the county's olficial TB accreditation. The accreditation was jeopar- i Two fortunate young Ponlnloc eoLintians will each receive a reg- istered Ilolsloin heifer under a program sponsored by Dr. H li. Cowling in cooperation uilh the Ponlotoc County Farmer's Union. The program is set up some- what like t'ne one sponsored by the Ada Chamber of Commerce a lew years ago. The recipient of a calf agrees to return the first normal healthy heifer calf at the same age and weight of the one he received. Applications are being taken by the Farmer's Union. flllH East Main. Ada. by the vocational ag- iriculture instructors at Roff, JLatta, Allen and Vanoss. and by ithe assistant county agent. Selection of the two youths who will receive animals under (he i program will be made on a point 'basis according to infornialion (submitted with the applications Anyone who wishes to sponsor heifers under the new program is asked to contact the 'local Farmer's Union oflice. To Have Herd Tested for TB Respond j Hunters Pledge Moral, Cash Support to Aid Arson Suspect ALLEN 'Staff Hunters and Ridgeway. Atoka teacher and sec- friends of arson-suspect Earl Wof- retary of the group. ford. Allen, met here Monday i _______. night to pledge (heir moral and after a campaign of several; financial support for his defense months failed to (urn out 10 "No fox hunter is going out and create property damage. He just jisn'l going to do it. He knows The preliminary hearing for an tne COJt setting out corner Alien man accused of arson was he about stretching cent of the cnunlv's os.irm'eri ,caf as "The! postponed Tuesday at the He just isn't going to cause (ent 01 me count} s estimated cat- man against the little i----- J------ tie population for testing. Under; man. jnf defense attorneys. is accused of burning! Farl Wofforri Allpn will fam government requirements, this a hayharn on the 4-B Ranch, own" of WoffoixT Ex-Sheriff Named New Co. Jailer percentage must he checked by Orel Busby, valued Februraviat 2 p every six years to keep the january Bllsby said he Peace V crod.tahon m force. [lhoilght ,he burning came as a hea- damage. "And no hunter is going out and burn a barn just because he can't go hunting on a place." The count hearing was originally sched- county s estimated cattle result of letters he wrote severaliuled for Friday of this week 5 fin.noo hcarl. A little less, "hound dog men" in the area: Wofford. a pump station worker than two weeks ago. only 4.000 asking them not to run their dogs js accused of settinn fire to a head had been tested and 2.000 on his ranch. ]arge hay barn on Randl Busby said he took the by Orel Busby, prominent to close his ranch to hunters aft-1 Ada attorney. The barn, loaded A familiar face rolurnvd to the an extension to mid-February was county law enforcement scene granted. week as Clyde Kaiser assuni- County agent Cv additional cattle were needed. The county was already d_ qiient. The program should have er llis caltle had been stampeded with hay and valued at around been completed by January 1 times anci damaged his burned to the ground two weeks ago. Ante fences. agent Cy Hailey. whose l01' -1 oflice service served as a clear- ing house in the project, said Busby indicated later he thinks The Monday night meeting was the barn-burning was a result of' cause of unfav- conditions which Kaiser, who was sheriff of Pon- hp now -fiml toloc County irom 11132 through Mfms nf 5ftn hond an 1'MB. replaces Bill Williams as to head in reserve (jailer on Sheriff Oren Phillips' Lnral Dr Don Williams and Dr Harvey Price Kaiser was sheriff longer than ,nlso assjslpfi in the proprani any other man who has held the of ,hp office in this counly. of Following sixteen years in (he oflice. Kaiser retired. He later operated the county ta and has served on the board of P.yng School the past ten years, lie operates a farm eleven miles nnrlheasl of Ada. The counly sheriff's force now includes: Phillips, sheriff: Char- les Shoekley. itndcrsheriff: dep- uties Cecil Smith. Jack Eden and w. have made it difficult to move and 'today and they said Earl isn't the all old hunters know there are few- agency ;lype to do a thing like that." com- humans as dependable as a good However, officials are confident mented Alec Thompson. Wardville .bred foxhound." that if a drying trend sets in for a few days, the program can be completed in good order. ANYBODY THIRSTY? This is the business end of a pipe discharging the production of the second water well test the city has sunk deep in the heart of the Arbuckle limestone. The test is a mile south of Byrd's Mill Spring and has been delivering water at the fantastic rate of gallons per minute. The city holds options on four other locations but has not yet decided where the third and last test well will be drilled- (WEEKLY Photo) Ding-Dong Done Gone Somebody bad stole the ding- dong and .lack Payne's mad. Payne discovered the missing Beil Thursday morning when he entered his laundromat shop at 913 W-est Main. The Bell is a pay telephone sla- lion. or at least it was. When Payne got to the shop Thursday.; the entire apparatus was ripped from its place on the wall.j The laundry is open all night Cf' I I 1 I I I I I III! tlllU C ana shcntl s deputies suspect: will contribute all proceeds from nesday was 40 degrees. It slipped our part" said somebody took it in the wee hours the sale of coffee and hot choco- officially a special called session'letters he wrote several "hound of the Atoka and Coal County Fox dog men" in the area asking them and Wolf Association, which to run their dogs on his ranch, addi- ''el's some 200 members, including' Wofford was arraigned before many from Pontotoc County. Sixty-six hunters and friends of Wofford turned out for the meet- ing and sentiment was strong that the pump station worker innocent of the charge. second degree arson p.m. before Wilbur Lee. j Ridgeway said. "No hunter is go- ing to run his dogs on a place that he isn't welcome." Back 'Em The secretary then urged the group to donate to a defense fund for Wofford and organize carloads of hunters to appear at the trial. "There's no evidence to speak of." he said, "it will just be a matter of character witness versus character witness. "If one of our members get in trouble and we know- he's in the right, then let's stand by him to Ridgeway also took advantage jof the meeting to fire a few pot- shots at "misguided" people, in- to the eluding the government trappers, the fox and wolf as "I talked with businessmen here our d'o Ridgeway pointed out ;roup the general public holds a who picture is poor opinion of men who run dogs. killers of sheep and cattle. "They think we're no better than'..... He wrvlv added. "And Aron Gray: and jailers Kaiser and Prcslvv Snow. Ada Temperature Climbs Thursday mented Alec rancher and director of the group. "Why if I thought he was even capable of doing something like! that, I wouldn't give a cent to (help him out." The hunters He said the Wofford case is an- other example of "the big man swallowing up the little." "And that's why we're here to- night. It's not a question of foxes killed s anted up to cence or guilt. They're using the'had eaten anv beef or lamb based jheip pay the costs of the case hunters as an excuse to swallow upon analysis of their up the little man. "You take these men that have He said the group is going to have to educate the public to the fox and wolf's true role as scav- engers or face possibility of hav- ing their game wiped off the farmland. He cited tests run in Kansas and California which showed less than one-per cent of wolves, coyotes during the test COFFEE FOR Blackwell's Cafe DIMES Stonewall land arranged for "several" car- Moads of character witnesses and Ada mercury moved upward in! friends to be on hand Friday in Ada Thursday after another cold the courtroom for the Hearing. night and early morning "We're on the defensive end of Ada's high temperature Wed- 'this thing and we're going to carry D. C. Taylor. upon analysis of their stomachs. The hunters also mapped plans .for their annual Spring hunt, to be made their money in something held May 27 and 28 at Old Boggy else, they're interested in State Park. Two Lindsay lot of territory. And not all: i when the traffic was j business place. light at the late Saturday Dimes. and remained Caney coach and president of the to the March of there until about 7 o'clock Thurs- hunt group. "We're all in the same to 22 overnight dav morning. t group. (boat together. in a of it ethical! ed. He pointed jmen. who are also hunters, have Ridgeway charg- made available a 1.090-acre ranch I which adjoins the park for the out many of Bench show will be held We're all in the same .hunters were also cattlemen and Friday night and the "race" Sat- 2r." added W. R. ihad large acreages and herds. ,urday and Saturdav night. Galley-Van ting Around The County VANOSS By MRS. V. T. GASAM'AY Mr. and Mrs. Leo McXinch. Gayle and Don visited his par- ents. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Mc- Xinch. in Stratford Sunday after- noon. [Mrs. 0. L. Kcllcy in Maud Fri- day. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Davis and .son Earl of Oklahoma City spent the weekend with Mrs. Net- tie Childers and other relatives. Lum Abston. and visiled with rel- atives in Ada. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Parish and Teresa of Ada visiled with Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Berger Sunday.: where they visited with Mr. Reel's sister, Mrs. Florence Hancock, and Mr. and Mrs. Oren Hancock, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hancock and Mrs. Mary Hollinsworth. Donnie Dunn and Mike Tiffin spent Sunday afternoon visiting with Tommy Gasawav. Donald Ray McNinch of Tish- omingo spent the weekend with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Leo McNinch. Doc McCauley of Ada visited his brother. Dean McCauley, a while Saturday afternoon. Bro. Ed Thompson with Mr. and Mrs p. Wood ley a while Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ear] Gasaway and son Clyde of Konawa spent Thursday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Gasaway. Mr. and Mrs. Leo McNinch were in Mondav on business. Mrs. Ezra Holland and Wayne visited with Mrs. Vernon Gasa- way awhile Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Arkie Glasgow of Lawton. mother of Ray Glasgow, will vis- it in the Glasgow home for two weeks. Mrs. Vina Turner and Mrs. Bill McNair of Bebee Community vis- ited with Mrs. Eulas Jones a'while Sunday afternoon. they played Gerty. The score for Gasaway the girls was 26 to 1 in favor of noon. Vanoss. i _ Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Holland Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones, were in Ada Monday on business. and Mrs. Wayne Bennett! and Mrs. and Robin, all of Ada. spent Sun- day with Mr. and Mrs. Eulas Jones. Joe and Rudy. awhile Sunday after- days with his parents helping out also visited relatives near Cleve- with the work. land, and Chattanooga. Tenn. I Mr. and Mrs. P. 0. Henson Mr. and Mrs. Ray Frantz and were the Sunday dinner guests of son. Ada. visited Mrs. Juanita their son, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Frantz and children Saturday. Ray Henson and family. Hightower. visited Mrs. Lee Sprin- ger in Pauls Valley Sunday eve- ning. Parish Chapel Bv FLORENCE ISAACS Mr. and Mrs. James Kellev vis- Mr. and Mrs Cecil Abston of ited with Mr and Mrs. Bill Hel- Oklahoma City spent the week ton and family in Bowlegs and with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. A. H Keel re- turned home Wednesday after two weeks' visit in Lakeland, Fla. Myra Nell Garrett of the Behce Community came home with Mary Jo Gasaway Monday after- noon. They then went with the basketball team to Allen where Glen Cornell visited awhile Sat- urday evening with Vernon Gasa- Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gray and way. family spent Friday night with her brother. Mr. and Mrs. Val- Mr. and Mrs. Shaun Melton vis- ton Wood and family. Gushing. ilr.'l Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Melton, Fred Gray and sons. Gary and and children awhile Saturday aft-1 Larry, were the Wednesday night ernoon. visitors in the home of his par- i ents. Mr. and Oren Gray, Center. Mrs. Arkie Glasgow and Roy Also to visit with his brother, Joe. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon I Connerville, who has spent a few Mrs. Kathryn Lance and Mrs. Mary Pinley visited Kathryn's mother. Mrs. Kate Wood, and Mrs. May Majors Thursday. Miss Annie Brandon. Ada. spent the weekend with her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lamb. Mrs. Estalene Farmer and chil- dren were the Sunday dinner guests of her parents. Mr. and jMrs. Ray Lamb. E. C. Caviner and H. R. were visitors in the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Tucker and girls spent Sunday with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Blevins. Pauls Valley. Charles Wood spent the week- end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Wood. Mr. and Mrs. P. 0. Henson re- turned home Friday after about six weeks visit with their son. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Henson and family, Shawsville, V'a. They Mrs. Thelma Jean Garrett and Sondra of Center were the Sun- day dinner guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hank Burk. Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Isaacs vis- ited his cousin. Mrs. Hazel Stev- ens, Maysville. Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Junior Willough- by and her mother, Mrs. J. Mr. and Mrs. John Wood and Charles were the Sunday dinner (Continued on Page Two)
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