Ada Weekly News, February 25, 1960

Ada Weekly News

February 25, 1960

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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - February 25, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma Single Copy IO Cents Only $2.00 Per Year By Mail in Pontotoc And Adjoining CountiesCombined With The Ado Times-Democrat 59TH YEAR ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1960 I P«get NO. 47 Farm Club Takes Maiden Voyage Organization Slates First Big Meeting on March IO 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- **on *n all activities, pose, to promote and advance the Re no:ed that !he ^st urograms cause of agriculture. And. the or-    arp deve!oped from the ranks of the club’s membership, in fact he was leery of many government officials and faculty gamzation is open to anyone interested in agricultural activities. Perhaps 35 citizens interested ,    —    —.....j in <uch <i project gathered last    Tulsa,    the    chih    holds **    I'*'-tv vt i^ainr ni id.>l    ’    ------- Thursday in Pendergrass Cafe Pr°2rams a year as regular dinner meetings at some specific spot The remainder of the other to hear Houston Adams Mr. Adams, it developed, is an oificial of the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce. He is also executive secretary of the well known Tulsa Farm Club. Sneaker He reviewed the and operation of the Tulsa group. Right off the hat. he entered a KNOW HOW: Houston Adams, executive secretary of the well known Tulsa Farm Club talked to a oroun nf Ur*I ers md ranchers last Thursday night. He reviewed the formation of the Tulsa club and told of the "work" plan it follows!    ----(WEEKLY    Photo) McGill's Favored By County Demos; 200 Attend Meet George Penick Can Thank A Nearby Friendly Pecan Frisco Citizens Keep at Task Of Rebuilding The Sid Thompsons are gradually wiping out the scars left by the tornado last May. At first their little house looked regular monthly meetings are held outside at some member’s fa* rn or ranch. He commented on the work the club does with young people, an organization imPrpSSIVe system of awards, recognition of soil conservation districts. on developing the Bixby 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 group. Support Dr Williams noted he felt farmers. ranchers, etc . had done a aE|?: Dr' ?0n Wi,,5Ams 0ne of th* men resP°ns»b!e for the organization of the ZI. /J in 9 meet,n® '* set for the Terrace Room in the EC Student Union Building on March 10’    (WEEKLY Photo) *ats rewind '-on I to go named Mi Pontotoc County Den pudiated Governor I here Saturday but reft all the way as the supporters ot Gene McGill ti the party here in J9GD J. I -Tones of Allen and Joe Robnett, Roff. were chosen by one-sided votes to the posts of chairman and co-chairman, respectively. of the county central committee They defeated Mans Monte Be 11 and Dorothy Higginbotham who favor the candidacy of Pa? Malloy. Gov. Howard Edmondson's choice for >tate party chairman. Jones has been an out-spoken foe of the Governor and his reform petitions Mrs Rot nett said she favors One McGill opposes some of the ref lions, but is not a joe of the ad ministration At the same time. th hied delegates voted to the chairman and coe who are automata ally to the district and state tions, to “vote for supp Gene McGill at the dist vent ion /’ They did not a clean sweep by instil* id also |X* involving longtime county political foes. It was a long session (almost three hours* and the voting came at the end. Jones received SS votes for chairman and Bell had 16 Mrs. Robnett defeated Miss Higginbotham. 84-16 Bill Massey was elected secretary'-treasurer unanimously. 5 C hallenged The preliminaries took up much of the time. The credentials com mittee. composed of G C. May-! hue Jr., Bill Hoover and Mrs J E. H Light, consumed about forty five minutes in compiling its report. Five precincts were involved in some controversy, but all except (Continued on Pace TwxD MISNAME!* Bv MRS. W. E. SNYDER George Penick came heme from the hospital Saturday. He i" still nursing an injured jaw. badly sprained wrist and multiple cuts and bruises, but with ail these plus the resulting pain and soreness HE IS A LECKY MAN! Without that luck and the welcoming arms of a friendly pecan tree, the first sentence of this little item would quite possibly never have been written. George, an electrician for Graben Power Co., here wa" working atop a nole on the Jones least in the Woolley area late Thursday 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 Delo7ier. living nearby. and a fellow worker. Bud Blev ins, 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 * awfully poor m Present*ng themselves lonesome sit.me there bv itself !° lhe    the Croup would he worthwhile if for then tho garage was finished, no other reason than for the inter-I'hen the chicken housed moved change of information among rn and fixed up \long came the merr,bers. old hens to add life to the place Harold Davis felt the group Tu0    f    J,    m,chf a,so serve 10 promote the , J?"    I    a    th,,kpn    overall trade and agricultural ar- yard Then the garden plot was    ° f en od Williams then heard comments Munday Sid Marshal! was put- on the floor as to whether or not 'mg ii}) post on the west, north, a local club should be organized, and east of the Thompson home. Irl Rhynes, well known local making it s^M look more natural, rancher and oilman, spoke bJunt-But. I’m quite sure the storm Iv and effectively. He pointed to cellar that viands 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 wheKe .he was when the storm thing. "I don’t see how a group took hoi home last May.    here could ever organize along the lines of that club they have in Tulsa/’ 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 increasing demands other activities are making on everyone’s time. More Support Roderick Ham felt the group could “promote agriculture'* as a whole. “We could sway ideas.” he said. “I think all of us could learn something.” Bill Thompson noted that people in agriculture, or at least some of them. had gotten the reputation cf always coming forward with their hands out. asking someone to take care of them. “We know it isn’t like that,” he said. “I think we can organize an active group here to perhaps change a little some of the public’s thinking.” Jovial Jimmy Thomas felt the group would be just fine if for no other reason than “the fellowship.” And so. the step was taken. It was decided to officially launch the group. As yet no name has been chosen but one will be adopted in the immediate future. The club will meet at a fixed time on a monthly basis. The fairer sex will be urged to participate. 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 he at 7:30 p. rn. in the Terrace Room of the East Central Student Union Building. It promises to be an interesting affair. Dr. P. H. Stephens, research director for the Federal Land Bank, Wichita. Kan., will be the speaker. His topic will be “Changing Patterns in Livestock Production.” Undoubtedly, this meeting will be a springboard for the club. It may take off on a soaring flight to a success or fall fiat on its face. But, at least, a number of dedicated people are determined to give it the old college try. Anyone interested in agriculture is welcome. The “wimmin” folk are welcome. Reservations may be made at the County Agent's office. Or, contact may be made with any member of the steering committee. which includes: Dale McDonald. Bill Thompson, Ivan Blair, Jimmie Thomas, J. R. Ham, W. C. Wigley, Dr. Don Williams and Harold Wingard. e ass* turn st ruct barnman, delegates convenor! ers of net con-make it ring the delegates to vote for McGill at the state confab 200 Attend About two hundred people packed the district courtroom, the largest crowd ever to attend a central committee meeting here. Generally, the atmosphere was one of friendly disagreement, but s< me clashes occurred, usually The Democratic Party has a new name according to Orville, the small son of Mr. and Mrs. M indell Price. The Prices were elected chairman and co-chairman of the Fris-i co precinct recently. They were the voting delegates at the Pontotoc County committee meeting last Saturday afternoon. Orville heard his mother tell their daughter and her husband. I Mr. and Mrs. Vernon McCarty, Ada, that they had to go to the I>emocratic meeting in Ada that afternoon. Orville piped in with. “Mother, just what is that ‘Hypocrite* meeting all about.” SOMETHING NEW The Latta Cumberland Presbyterian Church is sporting a new look these days. The old building is on the right. Connecting in the background is a handsome new w ing which leads into the splendid sanctuary. The Latta church has enjoyed a steady and healthy growth since its foundation in 1932. Rev. F. H. LaFnllette is pastor at the church. He said the expansion represents an investment of approximately $25,000. Members of the church's building committee were Bob Mayberry, 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 rooms.—* WEEKLY PHOTOS) T % IGalley-Varying Around The County LIGHTNING RIDGE By MRS. THELMA PERRIMAN On Sunday Mr. and Mis Harvey Shumard and Mr and Mrs. H W. Shumard Sr. of Ada visited Mr. and Mrs. Warren Shumard and family, Mrs. Pat Stone and Brenda and Sherry Holley visited Mrs Pauline Vandergrift on Tuesday afternoon Other visitors were Mrs Pat Coffey. Danny and Mrs Thelma Pern man. Mr and Mrs Clem Stone Su-*ie, Danny and Dean visited Mr. and Mrs. Norre! Vandergrift and family to play dominoes Susie Stone spent the night with Mane. Mr, and Mr" Lige Coffev and Mrs. Opal Coffev of Oklahoma City visited with Mr. and Mrs. Otis Coffey, Woodrow Coffey and Arden Coffey and oilier relatives on Sunday. Mrs Charles Flovd fished Mrs Lola Fay Wall on* Tuesday The Du bug had Darlene and Sherry' feeling pretty bad for a while Mrs Charles Floyd win! to Norman Wednesday on business Mr and Mrs Marvin Briggs visited Mrs W tv McCullar and and Dennis McDonald to Jan’s and Howard, accompanied by Mr*. Marvin Briggs.    house The soung neoule couped VI "Ha lr* I Briggs, visited Mrs. Libbic Jones spent Thurs- corn, made candy and had a lot Mr and Mrs McKinley .Sunday day afternoon with Mrs. Kimmel. of fun Then Mr Floyd showed afternoon, going later lhe same    - movies of their .rip to El Paso. p1.'    1 a,Tej U Marvell Miss Roxie Cantwell and Boh and into Mexico and of other Mrs. Marvin Briggs vistadVri- Denn,s came Frida-V "W* 10 visit P"*” ;‘*/ir,S had had A" h*1 day af lemon with Mrs. W E Mc- £' J"!”* and Mr* Ro> Mrs Kathryn Flovd. Kav and Mrs Vdrnif \i    on SaturdaZ    Norma"    Randy attended coffee a. Mrs Mrs. hd Coffey, MrsJKiles Kim-    rani’w^ll    Marzell Briggs Thursday mom- mc!, Mrs. Marvin Briggs and Mrs Cantwell visited a son. jng    7 Mrs. Thelma Pernman attended ^roX and family, on Sunday    . a pink and blue shower for Mrs wkile Mr- Cantwell went to Sui-    a    ■ ’06 ^ 0 {! a n d. Marie Cantrell in Mrs Roy Glas- Phur    Shawnee, and Mr. and Mrs. C M pow s home Wednesday.    Mrs.    Cora Cantwell visited Mrs. Flovd of Ada visited Thursday -Bx!*ndTir TI2rBd5r afle™°°n night with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lloyd Mc limy wen? to Oklaho- M ^ and" Mrs^ J( ^E ^wL'ley F,oyd Jr * Jan‘ Ka> and Rand>- ma City on Wednesday to attend a whjfe Thursday night    - to usmess.    arKj jyjrs Evert Summers Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Coffev. Mr and Mrs Otis Coffey visit- came tr see the Cantwells on Ada. visited Mr. and Mrs Ed ed Mr. and Mrs Lloyd Mcllroy Thursday night atter they return- Coffey and Dannv Friday night. on Wednesday night.    ed from Wodeys. *    --— Otis (of fey visited Mr. Har- Mrs. Cantwell reports she had Mr. and Mrs. Charles Floyd bors on Monday night    received a letter from her daugh- J**-. Jan, Kay and Randy visited Otis Coffey visited John Ray ter. Mary Lou Domby. Riverside, Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Tuesday night.    Calif.,    saying Bill was going to R°y Glasgow. Mrs. Fannie Coffey visited work as a welder.    <    _ Granny EIM Tuesda in Ada and    - Mr and Mrs Jack Belier and Miopia.    On    Wednesday    Susan Price sons of Midwest City spent the Mr. and Mrs. Warren Shumard visited his parents in Ada Wednesday. Mr. Shumard s sister and husband. Mr. and Mrs, Walter Brown, of California was there. On Thursday Mrs. H. W. Shur-mard if Ada had all the children home for supper while their company from California was there. with Mrs. Thelma Perriman Monday night. Anita and Stephens visited with Lloyd and Lo- rene Mcllroy. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Coffey and Dannv visaed his narents. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Coffey. Sunday. They ate supper with them. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Kilties, Shawnee, visited her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Roundtree on Tuesday. On Saturday night Mr. and Mrs. Lavern Voiles and children. Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Hoosier and children and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Shumard and family visited their parent". Mr. and Mrs. Ed Roundtree. Mr. and Mrs. B F. Gurley. Judy, Kathy. Lanny and Robin. Ada. visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Miles rlimmel. Lewis presented Bobby with a nice FM radio. Attending the dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Houston Evans and children, Margean and Gary, Mrs. Vera Roberts, Donnie Evans, Don Roberts. Ulva Evans, Bobby Lewis and the hosts. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewis. The afternoon was spent taking pictures and visiting as Mr. and Mrs. Houston Evans and children will leave Wednesday for North Carolina where he will be stationed with civil service. loughby had to see her doctor Monday as she was having fainting spells. Mrs. Willoughby was a former resident of Oil Center. Mrs. Corine Willoughby is employed at a convalescent home four nights a week. visited    Mrs.    Senia Bevers    of Memphis, Tex., Friday and Saturday.    Mr.    Pierce    also visited George    and    Frank    Pierce,    his brothers. Mrs. Bevers is his mother. They also visited Mr.    and Mrs. Joe Bradley of Altus. Susan Wyckoff, who hurt her knee in a hall game, is doing very well and is in school though she didn’t get to play in the district tournament. Mrs. Plez Fergerson cf Oklahoma City is spending this week with her sister. Mrs. Lloyd Mcllroy and Mrs. Mcllroy. Mrs. Miles Kimmel visited Sunday night with Mrs. Libbie Jones. — —    ^    J*    I    <I    nix. “    came home with Jan Floyd to weekend with his parents Mr Mrs. Miles kimmel helped Mrs. spend the night.    and    Mrs. Carrell Boller ’ I rat* Harbor straighten up in Mr Martin bronchi Pat Mar- Sundae afternoon Garrett Bel-tho house they moved into after tin and Sherry Pederson Mr. ler. Jack Belier and Bunk Roundel ^ I ..    „    ,    Pmley    br0Ughl    Barbara    and    Mr    >»    McAlester    to    a    Ma On VSeanesday Mrs. Kimmel Stinson brought Jaiuce and Dou^ sonic reunion. Lloyd Mcllroy is installing pipe line milkers in his dairy barn, making it more modern. Mrs. Geneva McCullar visited with Mrs. Charles Floyd and OIL CENTER By MRS. MINNIE LEWIS Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewis entertained in their home Sunday with a birthday dinner honoring their son, Bobby, of Tulsa. The table was laid with an imported lace cloth with pink roses used to decorate the dining room. A large white birthday cake decorated with pink roses was used for the centerpiece. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Haskins and Dennie Tate, our postman, spent Monday at Pennington Creek fishing as Monday was a holiday. Don’t know how large the catch was but we w’ill give a report on that next week. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kemp spent Friday and Friday night with Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Badgett of Oklahoma City. Mrs. Kemp attended club meeting Wednesday in the home of Mrs. Lavonna Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Kemp spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Roger Layne of Center. 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. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Standridge and children were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dewayne Roberts Sunday afternoon. Other visitors were Mr. and Mrs. James Roberts of Pauls Valley. Mr. and Mrs. James Roberts visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roberts Sunday night. Mrs. Joyce Lance and son Eddie were visiting Mrs. Ray Tucker and children Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Tucker and children Darla and Tandy had dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Odus McGalliard of Center Sunday. 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. Doyle Evans and boys of Shawnee spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Ulva Evans as Ulva is not doing very well again. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Robertson of Pauls Valley were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Gene Standridge and children Sunday. Mike Standridge has been ill with flu but was able to return to school Monday. HEARD^That Mrs. Dovie Wil- Mr. and Mrs. WiUie Pierce and Mr. and Mrs. Clive Stonecipher Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brendle and Mrs. Bee Robertson spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Hartless of Norman. Mr. Hairless’ mother died Friday. Mrs. Bee Robertson spent Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brendle. (Continued On Page Two) ;

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