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   Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 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 Ado Times-Democrat 59TH YEAR ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1960 8 Pages NO. 44 Dora Daniel Forges Slowly But Surely Forward To Recovery By L. KMCKMEYER The storm struck the Frisco area at about on the evening of May 9. 1959. it killed five persons outright, fatally injured two more, sent nine others to the hospital. Tl disintegrated houses and------------------------------------------- barns, killed and injured live- chances that she would walk again stock, scattered wrccka'v over wcre almast nil. several miles of country uprootc-d nine months later. Dora Daniel is walking, or broke the lops Irom inmmior- ni, s lnle l'lal "he s nnt setting able trees, pulled Ihe very grass (jff a eross-country hikes. Ironi the ground where lip wrarini, 01] 'her ol Ihe lunncl passed. and ,he mos, But life isn't stopped so easily, she gels around with the help Lite fights hack. So the grass of a 'wheel chair and crutches. grew and cove-red Ihe scarred she sols her mind to places of the earth IT, trees put it. and lakes hc, she (.an out new leaves to hide the splin- tncross room unairieri tered trunks and branches. A certain cow owned by Dora Daniel, her shoulder broken in lire storm, is hohblin- about on three legs and nursin, a brand-new calf. And Dorn Daniel hersell is back on her feet A Miracle That last in itself is regarded by Miss Daniel and her friends a'- someihina of a She was one of Ihe more severely injured in (be storm. Her fallier 'lorn Daniel, hit their died lat Sne and as killed when the twister house: her hrollv.-r Bob r in the hosnilal- and Dora, erilicaily injured, her legs and hips smashed, seemed itn- likely ever to recover I "''vp Kn( across a bed and cook uasi, rlishes hel' 1s'st.er- Clara r fla: calls, ner took and bottle wash-or the "-'slahlishment. F'Kht "'s a nnrd Ten WL'eks al bovering a lirne between life and dcalh- Tlu' nine more weeks at Bone Hospital in Cily-and even there factors were discouraging: it "ninc lo lnnS months Mnrp shc could walk un- surprise for the FrisCO and it did a lot of damage, not all of on her feet aaain Not onh, Vh durin9 the storm- her owner, Dora Daniel, she's on ner reef again. Not only that, she s the mother of a brand new pretty proud of it, too. Staff Photo) COOK and bottle washer, Dora Daniel here demonstrates that she has recovered from her tornado injuries of last May to take a hand with the household chores After 19 weeks in the hospital and a long slow period of recuperation, she's on feet again at Staff Photo) Tests Show Cattle Died From Nitrate Poisoning But life fights back. Tin- doctors Sl''-VH lne d-'tennined Miss Daniel who had held mil lillle hope for now- I her life were forced lo revise lhal She surprised her opinion. She would the, (Continued on Page Two) I Stonewall Spins New Phone Dials TB Testing Program Is Completed In Ron. Co. Widespread response to a plea fication will be made to the testing in the TB office and then on to the in Practically an near Van week by what be a case of nitrate Tom Martin, who lives just .--oulh of Varioss. reported the loss ol 13 adul'. animals nut of a herd of 22. Samples of hay the cattle har' eaten weer sens oil to OS I' hy Hi- Leon Self and tested ihere. The eat lie had died nina due to a certain weeds stock had suffered effects. Martin's entire herd was exposed to the same hay and yet lour of the animals survived None of the calves wvre affected. Two horses also ale the hay with no ill effects, Martin added that Ihe catlle. a cross of shorthorn and red poll, were all young and in what he termed "good winter shape." Dr. Self pointed out lhat hay with a high percentage of weeds can contain fatal amounts of ni- puzzled about the (rates if, by coincidence, it is tragedy which almost destroyed baled at lhe right time. felt h's the weed percentage in the fatal lie said the hay v.a ng a lesc.ve of peihaps 2.000 Stonewall will have to go through inS- new cables have been pro- tors are found officials ct cattle in case reactors are found the at least until some Vlded' and- of course- word in llle immediate !ulurl on addilional testing is required, arrangement for direct dialing (he continued accreditation for who up for the pro- worked out with the independent also owns the Filtstown Counlv and, llave "ot af, -vet llad Stonewall Telephone Co ;Telephone Co.. and hopes in time lhei1' cattle tested will not be convert the system fe I-AST JOB of barn-raising took place in the Frisco community over the weekend, as some 15 people turned out to build a barn for tornado victim Dora Daniel. The walls went up Saturday and Sunday, the rafters were in place Monday. Here Dora's brother Joe lays one rafter on the line while neighbor Boots Scarborough, on the ground, turns to pass up another._________________ (NEWS Staff Photo} ;W convert the system there 1 lie Stonewall system uses, make direct dialing possible H wven-digit numbers with the pre-lever, the Fittstown board use fix Congress owner ol the hopes eventually Ada for direct dialing. 4; and Si Flinn, i four-digit system and it will have company, says he lo be re-designed or replaced be- to tie in with, fore it can be tied in to the other (systems. Local 4-H'ers Enter New Broiler Contest Local Dr. Ralph Jenner. Pauls Valley. tested lmiess unfavorable results veterinarian, says certi- are encountered. Then additional investigation will be necessary. But. officials again were profuse in their thanks for those stock- men who pledged their cattle to the program in the event they were needed. Dr. Don Williams and Dr. Har- i vey Price, local veterinarians, were also instrumental in secur- ing large amounts of stock for testing. Had the county suffered loss of accreditation, serious econom- ic reprecussions could have fol- New C Allotments Are Slated Deadline for applications for "new growers" allotments of pea- nuts and colton has been set Feb. 15. according to Bennett L. Sher- rer. local Agricultural Stabiliza- 4-H Club members have exhibit of dressed birds at East begun looking forward to the fried Central Stale College, judginn and a Conservation director, chicken season wilh the announce- 'presentation of awards and a rncnt of the I960 broiler program luncheon in the Student Union. e' exhibitor No less than Ada business firms are sponsoring the program, which winds up May 5 with an (Continued on Page Two) to qualify for an as a new grower of cither crop, the applicant must wiU bring five largely dependent OB the farm will be fnr hi lowed. Some areas of the state are not so fortunate, ll appears 'hat an unusually high incidence of TB has been discovered in cattle in iicw (Continued on Page Two) county may have to be tested. LIGHTNING RIDGE By MRS. THEL.MA PERRJMAN Mr. and Mrs. Norrcl Vandergriff and children spent last Sunday in Lindsay visiting Mrs. Vander- griff's sister and family. Mr. and Mrs. Henrv Dew. Galley-Van ting Around The County en supper Saturday night. Miss Susan V'yckoff has been sick with bronchitis all weekend. Since Monday was a holiday from school, she may not have to miss any school. derway as usual nn Tucsdav morning. Chuck Lancaster and Shirley Ilobbs were pupils with birthdavs las (week. Mrs. Miles Kimmel --pent Mon- day with Mrs. Pauline Vander- griff. Miss Joyce Jones. Boycc Jones and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Coffey and Danny went bowling Wed'- nesdav. OAKMAN By TLA PKVEIIOUSE William Carter, Slillwater. spent from Thursday through Monday here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. George Carter, and other rcalatives. William will begin classwork at 0. S. U. again this week alter a few days vacation during mid-term exams. Mrs. I ouie Steward visited Thursday evening wilh Mrs. ma Perriman. Mrs. James Briggs and Dean, Mrs. Paul Williams and Judy and Mrs. Opal Farmer had cofiee with Mrs. Charles Flnvrl. Kay and Ran- dv. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Coffey visited in Oklahoma City Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Arden Coffey and Sonney. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Coffey and Laquila and Mrs. Bet- ty Wells came out to Mrs. I.illie -Mae Webster's for a fried chick- Classwork began last week For the second semester at E. C. S. C. Eugene Ilobbs was able to enroll again this period after having to give up college work last No- vember due to illness. We hope Eugene continues to feel better, and can keep up his classes dur- ing this semester. He is a sopho- more in college. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Golden are the proud parents of a son born Thursdaj, January 2fi at Val- ley Mew Hospital. The parents chose the name Raymond Loyd for I heir son who weighed in at K pounds 2 ounces. Although Mrs. Golden had been ill for several days with a virus and almost had pneumonia hilh she and Ihe baby are doing fine now and thought they would come home Monday. Mr. Goldc.i who was also ill last week is much improved. The have four other children all girls, Rosetla. Kay, Judy and Sandra. Mrs. Lillie Golden of Ada and Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Lee, form- erly of Oakman, but now living at Francis, are grandparents of the new baby boy. The accompanied (ben- son and iamily to church Sunday al Ihe Church of Christ. On Saturday evening. Mrs. Ilas- kell Nance's lalher. Dave Watson, and daughter Clcba of Oklahoma City, but formerly of Francis, wei-o dinner guests of the Haskell Nances. week with the flu. Her mother, Mrs. Sullivan, Coalgale. spent part nf the week with Mr. and Mrs. Evans and Ihe boys and helped wilh the work. We hope lhat Mrs. Evans, Mrs. Moore and all others of Ihe community who are ill, will be much better soon. Oh. yes, Grandfather Fender- grass had to release the critter from the trap and he got away too without very much effort on Mr. Pendergrass's part to catch the skunk. Sharon Moore spent Sunday with Kay Anson. at Ihe Stratford Convalescent Home. Funeral was held Monday at 4 p. m. at Criswells Funeral Chapel in Ada with Rev. H. Z. Bullman of Mill Creek, officiating and burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. week. Mr. and Mrs. Wommack just loaded them in their car and brought them home with them and Mrs. Wommack is caring for them. We hope that both are well real soon and are able to return home. Mrs. Mildred Lancaster is now employed at Valley View Hospi- tal and Trenna West and Vernon Pevehouse both began work re- cently at Continental Can Compa- ny. Visiting throughout last week with Mr. and Mrs. Buster Hohhs were Mart Hobbs, Ada, who spent Monday nighl with his ;on and family; Mrs. Hobbs' sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Guest, Connerville, spent Friday and on Sunday. Mrs. Hobbs' niece and family. Mr. and Mrs. George .Johnson, and children. Calhey and Wayne. Connerville. visited. Miss Shirley Hobbs spent Fri- day night and Saturday with Miss Sharon VVynn. The two young la- dies attended a movie Saturday at Ada. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Berryrnan Mr. and Mrs. Edward Berry- spent last Tuesday at Norman man and children, Kay and Char- visiliny with their grandson, Mr. les, Bebee. were Sunday dinner and Mrs. Calvin Lee. The Berry- guests of his parents, Mr. and man's daughter. Calvin's mother, Mrs. Jess Berryrnan. On Mon- Mrs. Elmer Lee of Ada. acccm- day the Berryman's nephew. Le- panied her parents to her sons on" Berryrnan. Holdenville, visit- home- ed with them. Oakman School was dismissed Monday so that the teachers, Mr. and Mrs. .1. M. Nance, could at- tend the Teachers' Workshop at the Ada High and Junior High Schools. Classes met and work was un- Visiting last Thursday morning with Mrs. George CaVler were .Mrs. Carter's mother. Mrs. Olive Summers. Ada. and an aunt. Mrs Lizzie Oglesby, Pcoria, 111. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Nance spent the weekend in Oklahoma City as guests of their son. Haskell and his wife and daughter I'm sorry to hear lhat Mrs. Leo Moore had the flu last week and spent quite a bit of time in bed. She felt a lot better Mon- day. Her daughters. Sharon and Shirley, who had throat infections at the first of last week, are well now and were able to attend school a part of last week. Mrs. Marvin Evans, who recent- ly moved to this community from C'oalgate, was also very ill last HEARD- That Gary Fender- Visiting Saturday night and Sun- grass of Ada will have rabbit day with Mr. and Mrs. J. R. stew or fried rabbit one for din- Pendergrass were their grand- ncr Monday. As school was dis- daughters, Misses Berylene and missed for teachers workshop. Floy Dean Golden of Homer. Gary came out Sunday and spent On Sunday Chuck Lancaster and the night and Monday with his Jerry Don Caton spent awhile grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. with" the Pendergrasses. Pendergrass. Sometime ago Gary _______ invented his own trap for catching Mrs. D. B. Magar reported to wild animals and Monday morn- me that she has a new nephew ing he did catch a nice fat rabbit born last week in an Oklahoma and decided to eat it if his grand- City hospital. She hasn't learned mother would cook it for him. This his name but he is the son of Mrs. Pendergrass readily agreed her brother. Mr. and Mrs. Don lo do for she tco likes rabbit. .Tucker, of Oklahoma City. Gary's first catch in Ihe trap _______ wasn't such a pleasant one as This community is in sympathy a rabbit. It was a nice fat juicy with Buster Hobbs and relatives1 skunk and Gary was at home in because of the death of an uncle Ada at that time. i will Hobbs, who died Saturday Mrs. D. B. Magar spent Satur- day at Oil Center with Mr. Ma- gar's parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Magar, who were both ill. Mrs. Magar has been ill for sev- eral weels and spent several days last month in Valley View Hospital for observation and for treatment. Mr Magar was strik- en last week with bronchial infec- tion. Both are improving steadily. Mrs. Clifford Anson had the flu last week and her daughter Kay missed two days of school wilh the illness. Both are fine now but this is Mrs. Anson's third time to have the flu this winter and is wondering if it will be her last. I sincerely hope so. Jerry Don Caton cut his finger pretty badly Monday on a piece of glass. He told his mother he thought it was cut to the bone that he thought he could see the bone. But Mother did a first aid job real quick and thinks he will be fine again in a few days. Mrs. Jim Williams of Ada and William Carter of Stillwater spent Friday afternoon with their grand- mother, Mrs. Sarah Carter, and with their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Murray Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Lindell Smith and children, Mike and Terry. Altus, were dinner guests Sunday of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Wom- mack and Jon Ann. Other dinner guests of the Wommacks Sunday were another daughter and family. Mr. and Mrs Dale Labass and Bonny and Vicky of Ada. Mrs. Wommack's parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Williamson. Fran- cis, are both ill with the flu Several from Oakman allended the basketball games at Byng Fri- day night between Fitzhugh and Byng squads. Byng Junior High boys won by a score of 33-29. The girls won 44-34 for Byng and the Byng boys defeated Fitzhugh by a score of 55-34. The Byng boys now have a twenty game winning streak for the season. The Byng boys will play in the East Central Invitational Tourna- ment this week. It seems that the main topic for. discussion is the flu. Mrs. Jim Crawford is improving but her son Joe had to miss work all last week because of the flu. His wife. Jewel, also had thd flu and an infected tooth which is causing her much pain at this writing. Mrs. John Brassfield has been real busy the last few days help- ing her relatives who were ill. They all tried to take the flu at once. She helped her daughter, Mrs. Joe Beavers, with her children and her daughter-in-law with her family and she said her sister's family had all had it too. They are all residents of Ada. And who of all people now has the flu, but Mrs. Brassfield herself! I'm truly SOITV to hear of so much illness in this community but for one time my family is all well for which I'm verv thankful. I'm sure lhat everyone like my- self is enjoying these nice sun- shiny days we've been having re- cently. Let's hope that they con- tinue for awhile.   

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