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   Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 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 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1960 47 Farm Club Takes Maiden Voyage HI McG'ill's Favored By County Demos; 200 Attend Meet Pontotoc County Democrats long-time county polit- pudiated Governor foes. here Saturday but refused to go' If was a lonS session (almost all the way as they named' and the voting came George Penick Can Thank A Nearby Friendly Pecan ,1 -_------1 uuuea received 85 votes for ..._ party here m i960. chairman and Belt had 16. Mrs J. I. Jones of Allen and Mrs. i Robnett defeated Miss Higgin. Joe Robnett, Roff, were chosen.'botham, 84-16. Bill Massey was by one-sided votes to the posts of elected secretary-treasurer unan- cnairman and co-chairman, res- j imously. pectively, of the county central! 5 Challenged Monte R II I n i! dans I The preliminaries took up muc botham who lavor time' The com of Pat Malloy. Gov. Howard Ed-lT V G- c- May mcndson's choice for state party1- T, Hoover and Mrs chairman LlSm. consumed abou Jones has been an out-spoken jforty-five minutes in compiling it report. Five precincts were involved in some controversy, but all excep (Continued on Paee Two) foe of the Governor and his re- form petitions. Mrs. Robnett said she favors Gene McGill and also opposes some of the reform peti- tions, but is not a foe of the ad- ministration. At the same time, the assem- bled delegates voted to instruct nut ruuy nas a the chairman and co-chairman, name according to Orville, who are automatically small son of Mr. and Mrs! to the district and state conven-j Windcll Price, tions, to "vote for supporters of! The Prices were elected chair- Gene McGill at the district con-jman and co-chairman of the Fris- vention." They did not make it co precinct recently. They were a clean sweep by instructing the 'he voting delegates at the Pon delegates to vote for McGill County committee meet- MISNAMER The Democratic Party has the state confab. 200 Attend ing last Saturday afternoon. Orville heard his mother tell About two hundred people pack- their daughter and her husband ed the district courtroom, the j Mr. and Mrs. Vernon McCartv' larges crowd ever to attend a I Ada, that they had to go to the central committee meeting here.! Democratic meeting in Ada that Generally, the atmosphere was afternoon. Orville piped in with, one of friendly disagreement, but-'Mother, just what is that 'Hypo! seme clashes occurred, usuallyicrite' meeting all about" By MRS. W. E. SNYDER George Penick came home from ithe hospital Saturday. He is still nursing an injured jaw, badly sprained wrist and multiple cuts and bruises, but with all these plus the resulting pain and sore- ness. HE IS A LUCKY MAN! Without that luck and the wel- coming arms of a friendly pecan tree, the first sentence of this little item would quite possibly never have been written. George, an electrician for Gra- ben Power Co., here was working atop a pole on the Jones lease in the Woolley area late Thurs- day evening when the pole sud-: denly snapped sending him on a fast one way trip to the ground. It is at this point that the tree intervened, catching him in its arms. Claud Delozier, living nearby, and a fellowworker, Bud Blevins, 'carefully set to work to extricate him from the tangle, mindful of possible serious injuries and the former rushed him to the hospital in his station wagon. -Fortunately fuses were blown shutting off the power while on the other hand it threw nine families in the area without current for a few hours (Continued on Page Two) Organization Slates First Big Meeting on March 10 Something new has been added. It was added to the local scene last Thursday night at a dinner meeting of county residents. This new something is an area strong plug for female participa- farm club. It has one central pur-' tion in all activities. pose, to promote and advance the He noted tnat 'ne best programs cause of agriculture. And, the or- often are developed from the ganization is open to anyone in- ranks of tne membership, terested in agricultural activities iin fact ne was 'eery many gov- Perhaps 35 citizens interested iernment officials and fac'ulty in such a project gathered last' merrlbers. In Tulsa, the club holds Thursday in Penclergraft's a year as regular to hear Houston Adams. dinner meetings at. some specific Mr. Adams, it developed is an spot The remainder of the other official of the Tulsa Chamber ofi reSLllar monthly meetings are Commerce. He is also executive' outside at some member's secretary of the well known Tul-i m or rancn' sa Farm Club. j He commented on the work the Sneaker I ?'11D does with young people, an He reviewed the organization system of awards, re- and operation of the Tulsa croup coSnitiorl of soil conservation dis- Right off the bat. he entered a Itricts' on developing the Bixby i Experiment Station during the war. He stressed the necessity of projects for a healthy, active club. Houston relinquished the floor to Dr. Don Williams, one of the leaders in organizing the new Frisco Citizens Keep at Task Of Rebuilding group. The Sid Thompsons are gradual-1 Support ly wiping out the scars left Dr. Williams noted he felt farm- the tornado last May. At first ranchers, etc.. had done a their little house looked awfully poor Job in presenting themselves lonesome sitting there hv iUelfi'" the community- felt the group would be worthwhile if for Then the garage was no other reason than for the inter- Then the chicken housed moved change of information among in and fixed up. Along came the members. old hens to add life to the place Harold Davis felt the group 'The hens caller! for a chicken a so serve. to promote the yard. Then the garden plot was1 agricultural ar- fenced. Williams then heard comments en ear comments Monday Sid Marshall was put- on the floor as to whether or not ting up post on the west, north, i a local club should be organized and east of the Thompson home. Irl Rhynes, well known local making it stjll look more natural, rancher, and oilman, spoke-blunt- But.-Tm quite sure the storm ly and effectively. He pointed to cellar that stands in the front the list of members in the Tulsa yard is one of Mrs. Thompson's club and noted that in his opin- most prized possessions, for that ion it was more a public relation is whece she was when the storm thing. "I don't see how a group took her home last May. ;here could ever organize along the lines of that club they have in he said. "Something else might be just fine. But we wouldn't want to do it the way they have." Dr. Harvey Price commented on possible "duplication" of the club's activity and noted the in- creasing demands other activities are making on everyone's time. More Support Roderick Ham felt the group could "promote agriculture" as a (WEEKLY Photo} a little some of the public's think- ing." Jovial Jimmy Thomas felt the group would be just fine if for no other reason than "the fellow- ship." And so. the step was taken. It was decided to officially launch the group. As yet no name has been cho- sen but one will be adopted in the immediate future. The club will meet at a fixed Dr. P. H. Stephens, research director for the Federal Land Bank, Wichita, Kan., will be the speaker. His topic will be "Chang- ing Patterns in Livestock Pro- duction." Undoubtedly, this meeting will ;be a springboard for the club. It may take off on a soaring flight to a success or fall flat on its face. But, at least, a number of dedicated people are determined to give it the old college try. learn something." Bill Thompson noted that peo- ple in agriculture, or at least some of them, h.ad gotten the rep- utation of always coming forward with their hands out, asking some- one to take care of them. "We know it isn't like he said. "I think we can organize an ac- tive group here to perhaps change ticipate. And, to get things off the ground in good shape, the first meeting is set and an outstanding speaker is on tap. The first meeting will, be at p. m. in the Terrace Room of the East Central Student Union Building. It promises to be an interesting affair. Reservations the County SOMETHING NEW The Latta Cumberland Presby, terian Church is sporting a new look these days. The old building is on the right. Connecting in the background is a handsome new wing which leads into the splendid sanctuary. The Latta church has enjoyed a steady and healthy growth since its foundation in 1932. Rev. F. H. LaFollette is pastor at the church. He said the ex- pansion represents an investment of approximately Members of the church's build- ing committee were Bob May- berry, Joe Lovelace and W. P. George. Coy Shortes, Riley Green and Orville Maxey served on the finance committee. Picture at left is from the front, at right, across the rear of the new plant. In addition to the sanctuary, the addition contains choir room, nursery, pastor's office, Sunday School superintendent's office, kitchen and dining room and two rest PHOTOS) folk are welcome. may be made at Agent's office. Or, contact may be made with (any member of the steering com- jmittee. which includes: Dale Mc- Donald, Bill Thompson. Ivan j Blair, Jimmie Thomas, J. R. Ham, W. C. Wigley. Dr. Don land Harold Wingard. A LIGHTNING RIDGE By MRS. THELMA PERRIMAN On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Har- vey Shumard and Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Shumard Sr. of Ada visit- ed Mr. and Mrs. Warren Shumard and family. Mrs. Pat Stone and Brenda and Sherry Wolley visited Mrs. Paul- ine Vandergriff on Tuesday aft- ernoon. Other visitors were Mrs Pat Coffey, Danny and Mrs. Thel- ma Perriman. Mr. and Mrs. clem Stone, Su- sie, Danny and Dean visited Mr and Mrs. Norrel Vandergriff and family to play dominoes. Susie Stone spent the night with Marie Mr. and Mrs, Marvin Briggs and Howard, accompanied by I Mr. and Mrs. Bill Briggs, visited I Mr. and Mrs. McKinley Sunday afternoon, going later the same day to visit James and Marzell Briggs. James had been sick. Mrs. Marvin Briggs visited Fri- day afternon with Mrs. W. E Mc- Cullar. Mrs. Ed Coffey, Mrs. Miles Kim- mel, Mrs. Marvin Briggs and Mrs. Thelma Perriman attended a pink and blue shower for Mrs. Marie Cantrell in Mrs. Roy Glas- gow's home Wednesday. The County Mr. and Mrs. Lige Coffey and Mrs. Opal Coffey of Oklahoma City visited with Mr. and Mrs Otjs Coffey. Woodrow Coffey and Arden Coffey and other relatives on Sunday. Mrs. Charles Floyd visited Mrs. Lela Fay Wall on Tuesday The flu bug had Darlene and Sherry feeling pretty bad for a while Mrs. Charles Floyd went to Norman Wednesday on business i Lloyd Mcllroy went to Oklaho- ma City on Wednesday to attend to business. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Coffey visit- ed Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Mcllroy I on Wednesday night. Otis Coffey visited Mr. Har- bors on Monday night. Otis Coffey visited John Ray Tuesday night. Mrs. Fannie Coffey visited Granny Evans Tuesda in Ada and I shopped. candy and had a lot jof fun. Then Mr. Floyd showed j movies of their crip to El Paso, jand into Mexico and of other parties the girls had had. All harf a good time. Mrs. Kathryn Floyd, Kay and Randy attended coffee at Mrs. Marzell Briggs Thursday morn- ing. Mr. and Mrs. Joe L o f 1 a n d, jShawnee, and Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Floyd of Ada visited Thursday! night with Mr. and Mrs. Charles: Floyd Jr., Jan, Kay and Randy. Mrs. Miles Kimmel helped Mrs. i Frank Harbor straighten up inj the house they moved into after' their house burned. I On Wednesday Mrs. Kimmel Miss Rc-xie Cantwell and Bob Dennis came Friday night to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cantwell, returning to Norman on Saturday. Mrs. Cantwell visited a son, Leroy and family, on Sunday while Mr. Cantwell went to Sul- phur. Mrs. Cora Cantwell visited Mrs. B .Henderson Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cantwell vis- ited Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wooley .a while Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. Evert Summers [came tr see the Cantwells on Thursday night alter they return- ed from Wooleys. Mrs. Cantwell reports she had received a letter from her daugh- ter, Mary Lou Domby, Riverside, Calif., saying Bill was going to work as a welder. On Wednesday Susan Price ol miawest uty spent the came home with Jan Floyd to weekend with his parents Mr jand Mrs. Garrett Seller Mr. Martin Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Coffey. Ada, visited Mr. and Mrs. Ed Coffey and Danny Friday night. Mr., and Mrs. Charles Floyd Jr., Jan, Kay and Randy visited Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Glasgow. nesday. Mr. Shumard's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brown, of California was there. 1 On Thursday Mrs. H. W. Shur- mard if Ada had all the children home for supper while their com- pany from California was there i Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Kimes, jShawnee, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Roundtree on Tues- I On Saturday night Mr. andj Mrs. Lavern Voiles and Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Hoosier and children and Mr. and Mrs. War- ren Shumard and family visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Roundtree. with Mrs. Thelma Perriman Monday night. Anita and Steph- enia visited with Lloyd and Lo- rene Mcllroy. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Coffey and visited his narents. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Coffey, Sunday. They ate supper with them. ______ Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Gurley, Judy, Kathy, Lanny and Ada, visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Miles rCimmel. Mrs. Plez Fergerson of Okla- homa City is spending this week with her sister, Mrs. Lloyd Mc- llroy and Mrs. Mcllroy. Susan Wyckoff, who hurt her knee in a ball game, is doing very well and is in school though she didn't get to play in the dis- trict tournament. Lewis presented Bobby with a nice FM radio. Attending the dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Houston Evans and chil- dren, Margean and Gary, Mrs. Vera Roberts, Donnie Evans, Don Roberts, Ulva Evans, Bobby Lew- is and the hosts, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewis. The afternoon was spent taking pictures and visiting as Mr. and Mrs. Houston Evan: and children will leave Wednes- day for North Carolina where he will be stationed with civil serv- ice. loughby had to see her doctor visited Mrs. Senia Severs of Monday as she was having faint- Memphis, Tex.. Friday and Sat- ing spells. Mrs. Willoughby was urday. Mr. Pierce also visited a former resident of Oil Center.; George and Frank Pierce, his Mrs. Corine Willoughby is em-j brothers. Mrs. Severs is his mo- ployed at a convalescent They also visited Mr. and four nights a week. jMrs. Joe Bradley of Altus. Mrs. Miles Kimmel visited Sun- Jones. Lloyd Mcflroy is installing pipe !line OIL CENTER By MRS. MINNIE LEWIS Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewis en- tertained in their home Sunday with a birthday dinner honoring their son, Bobby, of Tulsa. The table was laid with an imported Clyde Haskins and Dennie Tate, our postman, spent Monday a( Pennington Creek fishing as Mon- day was a holiday. Don't know how large the catch was but we will give a report on that next week. Hamp Northam has been very ill and had the doctor with him Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Light and Mrs. Jewel Jones were visitors Friday afternoon. c'oth with pink roses used to decorate the dining room. A large white birthday cake decora- ted with pink roses was used for the centerpiece. Mr. and Mrs., Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kemp Mrs. Joyce Lance and son Ed- Friday and Friday night with die were visiting Mrs. Kay Tuck- Mr, and Mrs. J. B. Badgett of Oklahoma City. Mrs. Kemp at- tended club meeting Wednesday er and children Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Tucker and children Darla and Fandy in the home of Mrs. Lavonna Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Kemp spent nad dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Sunday afternoon with Mr. and odus McGalliard of Center Sun- Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Roger Layne of Center. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Standridge and children were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dewayne Roberts Sun- day afternoon. Other visitors were Mr. and Mrs. James Roberts of Pauls Valley. Mr. and Mrs. James Roberts visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roberts Sunday rrght. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Robertson of Pauls and Mrs day. Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Bonar had supper Friday night with Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Tucker. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Tucker had supper with Mr. and Mrs. Billy Jim Robertson Sunday night. Mrs. Delbert Tucker visited Mrs. Wanda Hood Thursday afternoon, and Mrs. Ranee Tucker Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brendle and Mrs. Bee Robertson spent aim IMI o. oiauui juge ana Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Evans and! children Sunday. Mike Standridge boys of Shawnee spent Sunday has been ill with flu but was Valley were visiting Mr. and Mrs- Bee Robertson spent i. Gene Standridge and Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Del- Rnrtlpcc nf 1UV with Mr. and Mrs. Ulva Evans as Ulva is not doing very well again. Mrs. Dovie Wil- able to return to school Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Pierce and Mr. and Mrs. Clive Stonecipher bert Hartless of Norman. Mr. Hartlass' mother died Friday. Mrs. Bee Robertson spent Sat- urday night with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brendle. (Continued On Page Two)   

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