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   Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma                             The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma Single Copy 10 Cents Only Per Year By Mail in Pontotoe And Adjoining Counties Combined With The Ada Times-Democrat' 59TH YEAR ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDA1 VRCH 3, 1960 8 Pages NO. 48 Good Stallions Stand At Service in County Maybe, one of these days, the wind will swing to the south. Grass will green and spring will come. Then, the poets say. a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Then loo mares in the pasture roll thei" eyes, take extra pains with their lipstick and mascara and mince up and down along the fence (or the benefit of the handsome stallion down the road. But, on the serious side, as spring comes horsemen turn their attention to the traditional breed- ing for mares. In the past two or three years there has been a sharp upswing in the quarterhorse husiness in these parts. A portion of this in- terest is explainable strictly on cury failed to climb above the freeiingmaTk. aPProachln9 the two week mark when the mer- [WEEKLY Photos) Henderson Just Loves lovegmss Seen any green grass lately? Don't laugh. Maybe you just haven't been looking in the right direction. Paul Henderson, ASC fieldman, reeled an experimental acre of weeping lovegrass on his place in the Egypt community last June. And last week he noticed something about it. It was dead and dry on top. right enough; but down below, close to the ground, he found three to eight inches of green. In the last week of February yet! With snow on the gound! "It made me start tc says Henderson, with commend- able restraint. What he thought about w a s what would happen if he showed a cow some green grass in mid- winter. What he thought about was the age-long dream of the Oklahoma cattleman a year- round permanent pasture pro- gram. W i t h o u t going out on any limbs. Henderson feels that this (Continued on Page 2) the level of economics. Horses1 have gotten to be pretty expen sive things. The East Central Quarterhorse j Association should also get some of the credit. They have brought together local quarterhorse men in a working unit. Their show is accredited with the association. The sale, held in conection with the show, promises to grow in importance. The association has: brought an air of pulling togeth- er and interest to a relatively disorganized scene. i And, breeders in this county can be just proud of the quality of horseflesh found here. Some top flight brood mares are owned and hi used in this r.iunly. wise some really fine stallions are also standing at service here.; In fact, with the exception of Carter County, it is likely that, more stallions are now avail-! able in this county than in any other county in this section o'f the state. A WEEKLY reporter ran a quick check recently and produc- ed an interesting list of local i studs. It was impossible to get a complete list, ascertain for cer- tan or not whether all the animals are under permanent registration, j if they are standing at public; service and if so, what is the 'charge. But. for horse breeders! and fanciers, this listing should, ;have more than passing interest. Dale McDonald has a good stud near Allen. Jed Rowe also has a stallion in Allen, i Vincent Dailey, just across the .line, at Tupelo has two stallions. a Dead Reckoning stud, and Mid- night Jr., a horse with Joe Reed breeding. 1 Rod Edwards, near Jesse, -has a stud with Silver King Breeding Dub Scott has a sorrel stallion of King Ranch breeding at his place in Union Valley. Harold Davis has his fine stud. Bray's Joe San. standing at serv- ice at his Ranch west of Roff. Orville Maxey has a good stal- lion, Bolo English. I Leo Robbins. at Latta, has his outstanding young stallion stal- lion. Jud Hancock, at service. Marvin Barnes also has a stud at his place near Pickett. The horse is reportedly of Leo breed- ing. Pete Winters has a well-known stallion. Sorrel Lobo. Dr. Leon Self and Lee West have a stallion at service with King-234 and King Ranch breed- ing. The Mintons still have their well' known Chico stallion. George Human reportedly has two stallions at Byng. Oris Roberts has a stud inf service near Oil Center. Dr. R. E. Cowling has a stud standing at service in Ada. i Sheriff Oren Phillips has two I stallions available for service at his place in Homer. j This may not be a complete list but it, at least, gives an in- dication of the number of stal- lions located in the county and shows how well they are spread throughout the area. felf urlfnH in ?h h I, BralV s bi9 Charolaise bull, Seguro, with Braly him- lasebuM ofthl R 1, I 9T" is 50n of Senor' famous ,J i 'me- Braly hes refused an offer of more than for the ammal- (NEWS Staff Photo by W. L. Knickmeyer) Braly's Charolaise Operation Ranks 8th in Nation in Size W. L. KNICKMEYER NEWS Staff Writer Dr. P. H. Stephens Dr. Stephens Will Speak At Farm Club Response to the organization of a farm club here and its first scheduled program has been ex- cellent. The first program is set for next Thursday, March 10, at p.m. There has been one change, however, the banquet affair was originally scheduled for the Ter- race Room in the Student Union Building. It has been shifted to (Continued on Page 2) By that when _______ himself (somewhat to his own surprise! in the business of rais- ing Charolaise cattle was the problem of getting rid of the sur- plus. Until he got involved with those big white French critters.: says Braly (Ada attorney and I trader in oil never been in any business thatj required selling a product. Nowj here he was with a cow herd ofj more than 300 head, and the! problem of somehow disposing! of 300 animals every year. j "I'm no Braly pro-j tests. "It scared me." Tha't was at the beginning, that was when he didn't know what he was get- ting into. Now, he says, he's got) a new problem: fighting off! buyers. "The demand is increasing at an amazing he says. "I'll have some more bulls coming along in a few months, but right: now I'm practically sold out. And! I've spent a total of on ad-j vertising in the last three Inquiries from prospective buy- ers come in faster than Braly can produce animals for them to buy, he insists. He's sold a car- load of 20 yearling bulls for de- livery May 1 to a Hereford ranch in Oregon and they're not; even purebred, just Charolaise. I And he has a request from land, South Africa, for an animal now on performance test at Mur- ray College. Also, he says he averages five letters a week from people who i want heifers with any percentage of Charolaise blood. (But he's price.) Braly figures his Charolaise operation now ranks among the top eight in the nation in and like most other breeders he won't voluntarily take a back seat to anybody in the matter of quality and breeding. Yet he admits that he backed into the whole deal by accident. Seems it started when Braly. in his travels around the country, saw some Midland bermuda here and there and found out what a bermuda and legume mixture could do in bringing poor land back into profitable production. Always on the lookout for an extra buck. Braly thought: There's plenty of poor land in my own country around Ada. Why not buy some of that, im- prove it with bermuda, and sell it again at a profit? He jumped into the project en- thusiastically and soon found himselt the owner of a couple of thousand acres, growing grass like crazy. Well, there was all that grass: and the only logical thing to do with it was to put some cattle on it and pick up some extra profit by the way. Braly commissioned a man to buy up a bunch of grade Here- fords for him to turn that grass into beef. In the course of con- versation, Braly goes on, he re- "What I'd really like to have would be some of those big white cattle I saw over in France." (Continued on Page 4) A ALLEN By MRS. EUNICE ISAACS Those attending church serv- ices Friday night at the Assem- bly of God Church at Davis were Rev. and .Mrs. Starckie. Mrs Ma- ry Mitchell. Mrs. J. 0. Vinson, Carl Vinson. Mrs. W. W. Delling- ham. Mrs. Joan Butler and Jan- ice and Denia Patterson. I Mrs. Tennie Kemp received news from her orother Mr and Mrs. C. C. Call who have been Jiving at Moline, Kan., and were moving to Madison, Kan. While .Mr. Call was doing some repair work, a wrench slipped out of his hand. pair bro- ken eye glasses, one set dentures and maybe a bad temper. Mr. and Mrs. Call were residents of Allen several years. Chlouber was Mrs. Morris' closest neighbor before to the City, The County Mrs. Leona Dean is recuperat- ing very nicely aftei undergoing surgery .Monday in Physician and Surgeons Hospital in Holdenville. Mrs. Ruth Elliott and Mrs. Grace Hack spent Thursday, Fri- day and Saturday at Oklahoma City attending the district con- vention at the Church of God. Mr.- Mary Adam? returned1 Mary Jane Pence formerly of home Monday from Valley View Sulphur is staying with her grand- Hospital where she recuperated mother. Mrs." Eula Pence and after a stroke. attending school here. John Dryden and Charley Lan- ham of Oklahoma City were in Ada visiting John's brother, Den Dryden, who is in the Valley View Hospital. They came by and visited with Mrs. Rae Garrett a few minutes. Charley is a cousin and John is: Jan old friend. The first family we got acquainted with whenj we moved to this part of the coun- try were the Drydens. They seem like relatives. I was only about; three or four years okl when my parents. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Lanham. moved from Denton, Tex., to Wynnewood, I. T. Then in a year moved to a place on a farm between McGee and Cen- ter. Center was our post office. alotramiMes in M a lot of tamihes just had 2 room The wind blew off some when weather has been changing too Sunday had the sand storm a few weeks! so much lately lago. Mrs. Helen Jaques called on' Mrs. Rae Garrelt Friday after- noon after school and brought her ironing. The little Biggs girls were with Carlene since their mother is sick again. We hope she is well soon. Mrs. John Blackburn has soldi her home in Allen to Mr andl Mrs. W. C. Walters of Fittstown Mrs. Blackburn will be moving to Holdenville as soon as the weather permits. Our loss will be Ho denville's gain. Fittstown's loss will be Allen's gain. H. F. Lovelady returned home Tmirsday from Talihina where he had spent 9 months in a hospital. He will return to Talihina for a check up once in awhile but he nas been dismissed. CENTER By MRS, RAE GARRETT Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Riddle and her daughter, Mrs. Irene Wood, visited with her sister, Mrs. Ef- fie Morris, Tuesday. Ike Coventon, Mrs. Hazel Cope and Mrs. Crow visited Mrs. Effie Morris Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Odis D. Chlouber of Oklahoma City were in Ada this week on business and visited with Mrs. Effie Morris. Mrs. Well, Mr. and Mrs. Midge Mc- Donald are tearing down their house to build a new one. She said it was a slow job. Midge has a job in Ada so he doesn't have too much time to help but shej jis a worker and if she doesn't1 i get sick where she can't work! she will soon have the inside down. When the weather gets better and the days get longer, he will be there to help. They both work and are fast too. Theyi I are trying to live in 2 rooms. 'She said they could hardly make Mrs. Thelma Jean Garrett and Sondra te Sunday dinner with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Han- sel Burk. Mrs. Burk fixed a birthday dinner for Sondra. She a birthday Saturday Feb. :27 but the weather was 'so bad till they couldn't have her party this year. She is 11 years old. She asked Grandma Garrett to come up and eat birthday cake but it was too cold to go. Mrs. Lillian Morris went to see her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Grove, Sunday morning. Mr. and Mi Well we are having snow and Miss Sherrie Scott and Miss: more snow nowadays There Jackie Sue McGallard visited Fri-; should be plenty of moisture in day afternoon with Mrs. Thelma j the ground. It's been pretty cold Jean Garrett and Sondra and theja part of the on stock girls all wnent on a skating party, i and also on people that had to work out in it but I don't want Mr. and Mrs. Lawrance Lane of to grumble at the weather for Oklahoma City visited from God of Heaven knows best day night till Sunday afternoon 1 for us and we should be satisfied with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. with what He gives us. Oren Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Gray and Rae Garrett called on Sister boys Russel and Ricky of Con- Pendley Sunday evening before nerville spent Saturday night and church time. Sunday with his parents, Mr. She has had the flu. (get groceries and then another! snow- Wel1 way this AT j s s Mr. and Mrs. Harley Grove and of the four seasons of the year children visited his parents, Mr. I had a letter from my niece in and Mrs. Tom Grove, Sunday j Chattanooga, Tenn She stated afternoon. Grandma Grove is not1 they had a 17 inch snow there feeling so good. So after lucky. all we Oklahomans are Mrs. May McCracken planned; ______ I to go stay awhile with Mrs. Hel- Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hood and I en Morris Monday so Cecil could, baby were visiting Mr. and Mrs go to town on some business.; Delbert Tucker and children Sat- Mrs. McCracken is here fromiurday .light. Mr. and Mrs. Odus McGalliard California helping care for her [parents and other relatives. The and children, Sue and Don, were and Mrs. Oren Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gray and Sondra Garrett visited Sunday j afternoon with Karla Stalling. L...U i.ii o. A i cu clliu I aiLci ijuvii wiui Italia OLdllJUg. children spent most of the day! Mrs. Uleta Stalling and Debbie Saturday with his parents, Mr. went to Ada and visited friends and Mrs. Oren Gray. Saturda Sunday, is Fred's day off the job. Mrs. Hazel Cox called on Mrs. oicmmg aueuueu tiiun.-n aeivn-e Rae Garrett Sunday afternoon, j at Oil Center Sunday night with children take turns staying with i visiting Mr. and Mrs Tucker Grandpa and Grandma Mrs, Darlene Standridge We do hope everybody gets well and boys were visiting Mrs Kay Tucker and children Tuesday aft- ernoon. Kay visited Mrs. Colene dren were visiting Mrs. Marie Welch and attended club meet> ing and church supper Friday night. SEEN Some making storm cellars around Oil Center includ- ing Clyde Bray. Ode Franks and Frank Lewis. Guess they are getting ready for the spring storm season. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kendall made a business trip to Shawnee Friday. OIL CENTER doing thai M M and Mrs. Oren Gray and L p .Varrett were n ftaa hnday. They got shingles! w tix the community church top. dlLta JIUUII. i al lllgllL Wllll Mrs. Cox brought a quilt top, j Mrs. Thelma Jean Garrett and cotton and thread down last Mon-j Sondra. Barrett quilted it. She finished it was so had she was afraid to get out on the By MRS. MINNIE LEWIS Mr. and Mrs. Bert Jones andj Mrs. Rae Garrett and Karla I Mrs. Minnie Lewis were visiting Stalling attended church service; Mr. and Mrs. Elva Jones and ot sasakwa Tuesday aft- ernoon. We are so glad to report Mrs. HEARD-Grandma Grove had as could be expected. Her mother, Mrs. Nova Reed, went to see her e a rs. ova been sick with a cold and ear- Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Reed said ache for the last few days. She her other daughter, Mrs. Betty was up and around in the house. Magar, was feeling much better Mr. and Mrs. Junior Hayes and children of Duncan spent Friday night and Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Billy Jim Robertson and Tamara. Well. I believe old man winter has come to stay for awhile. He just lets ijs out long enough to Robertson Friday. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Free Will Baptist Camp Ground Church served chicken dinner in the lunchroom at Summers Chapel Friday night. It netted them after all expenses were paid. Tliey used the pro- ceeds to buy a propane tank for their church and parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Raines of Granite were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Northam and had supper with the church folks at Summers Chapel. i Clyde Haskins became ill Tues- ;day at the store he operates and jhad to be rushed to the doctor. JHe had to rest 2 or 3 days in ibed but is 0. K. now. housewarming will be given March 7 at p. m. honoring Mr. and Mrs. Albert Crow in their new home east of Bebee. You as their friends are cordially invited to attend. Mrs. Johnny Quails and Mr. and Mrs. Newt Altom have been at the bedside of their son and brother, J. C. Quails, who had surgery the second time in Mem- orial Hospital in Pauls Valley Friday and Saturday. Mrs. Vivian Hogue and (Continued on Page 2)   

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