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Publication: Ada Weekly News March 3, 1960

Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - March 3, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma Single Copy U) Cents Only $2.00 Per Year By Mail in Pontotoc And Adjoining Counties Combined With The Ado Ti rn es-Democ rot 59TH YEAR UM, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1960 8 Pages WINTER . . . UGH I Scenes like this, for the past two weeks are lust out >nH *    i its icy grip on this section of the state. The above shot is typical raoo'd nat?h out.c?mJlonP,a«- Foul weather continues grey water and frozen ground that rings like iron The snow beaini to milt    half    melted snow, leaden skies, steel Ice rims stock tanks. And on some smaller ponds farmers^ and    k    I    ? 0 be re,nforc«d by fresh fall. mg hole for cattle. Maybe there is a bright side' lf March coml? in 1*1, V° 9* °Ut- chopping axe to make a drink-Anyway, check the lamb at right and sefwhat he thinV. ab!^t it it * * 1,00    "    ™PP<”*d ♦<> 90 out like a lamb, cury failed to climb above the freezing mark.    W3S    aPProach,n9 the two week mark when the mer- (WEEKLY Photos* Good Stallions Stand At Service in County Maybe, one of these days, the the level of economics. Horses "md will swing to the south, have gotten to be pretty expen-Grass will green and spring will sive things. come-    Tile    East Central Quarterlies Then, the poets say. a young Association should also get some man's fancy lightly    turns to    the credit. They have brought thoughts of love.    together    local quarterhorse men Then too mares in the pasture !n a '-vork*ng unit. Their show roll ther eyes, take extra pains *s accredhed with the association, with their lipstick and mascara Ybe sa^e’ b(dd *n coaction with and mince up and down along fbe sh°w. promises to grow in the fence for the benefit of the *rnPortance- The association has handsome staHion down the road, brought an air of pulling togeth-But. on the serious side, as ? and in*erest to a relatively spring comes horsemen turn their *,scene attention to the traditional breed-    breeders ir> this county ins for marcs.    cfan be Proud of the qualify ,    ,    ,    of horseflesh found here. Some In the pavt two or three years top flight brood mares are owned there has been a sharp upswing and h. used in this r)un|v • morn the quarterhorse business in wise some really fine stallions the.se parts. A portion of this in- are also standing'at service here terest is explainable strictly on In fact, with the exception of Carter County, it is likely that A a*******    more stallions are now * avail- I ICllvi WI Svll    able in this county than in any .    other    county    in this section of Just Loves lhe sta,e av JI LWVC3    A    WEEKLY    reporter ran a quick check recently and produc-TOSS    ed an interesting * list of local studs. It was impossible to get Seen any green grass lately? a complete list, ascertain for cer-Don’t laugh. Maybe you just tan or not whether all the animals haven t been looking in the right are under permanent registration, direction.    the.v are    standing    at    public Paul Henderson, ASG    fieldman.    sorvice and    if so. what    is    the seeded an experimental acre of (harge. Rut. tor horse breeders weeping lovegrass on his place an fanciers- this listing should in the Egypt community last hav’e.more than Posing interest. -lune And last week he noticed 1 aie McDonald has a good stud .something about it. It    was dead    near MA,,en:    Jed RoWe    aIso    has and dry on top. right enough; but    a /J ”    ARen; down below, close to the ground. mcent Dailey, just across the he found three to eight inches of 5’ a! Tupelo has two stallions, green.    a Dead Reckoning stud, and Mid night Jr., a horse with Joe Reed NO. 48 JhlT' uhere ’!i Al*ek Braly's bi9 Charolaise bull, Seguro, with Braly him- laise bull";? /h" a* k. L.VnU„n. R^,U, y“r-?^ S*?Ur0J i$ a so" °f s'nor. famous Char™ ♦he animal.    9    Y    $ay* *    of more than s20 00° for (NEWS Staff Photo by W. L. Knickmeyer) Braly's Charolaise Operation Ranks 8th in Nation in Size yet In the last week of February .    .. r‘* • With snow on the gound: ' br£edm£. (Continued on Page 2 "It made me start to think ” Rod. Ed"ards. near Jesse, has says Henderson, with commend- a ®tud ''l,b S'lver KmS Breeding. able restraint    as    a    sorrel stallion What he thought about was°{ King    ,breeding at his what Mould happen if he showed plf.<* 1“ "",0" .Valley'    J a cow some green grass in moi- R”a™ld DaVIS haS bls flne sU,d' winter. What he thought about B ay f t J"’' su,andlnS at 5frv-was the age-long dream of the nrv-,l\.u "eS' °i ' Oklahoma cattleman - a    year-    , „ ^i t v ^ 3 8 round    permanent    pasture    ‘ pro-    , p , , R sb'. . gram    ^    Leo Robbins, at Latta, has his Without going out on any ™ts,and'"?J^ng stallion stab limbs.    Henderson    feels that    this    m    Hancocl;. at service. uus    Marvin Barnes also has a stud at his place near Pickett. The horse is reportedly of Leo breed- I ins    I 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 breeding. The Mintons still have their well known Chico stallion. George Human reportedly has two stallions at Byng. Oris Roberts has a stud in service near Oil Center. Dr. R. E. Cowling has a stud j standing at service in Ada. Sheriff Oren Phillips has two stallions available for service at his place in Homer. This may not be a complete list but it, at least, gives an indication of the number of stallions located in the county and shows how well they are spread throughout the area! By W. L. KNICKMEYER NEWS Staff Writer want heifers with any percenta^ of Charolaise blood. <But he The one thing that bothered    “pbre<K!|ng h‘s °wn he* Mack Braly most when he found    , * Se“ the heifers at ar himself (somewhat to his own surprise) in the business of rais-' Bra,-V fiSures his Charpai; ing Charolaise cattle was the °Perafi°n n°w ranks among ti problem of getting rid of the sur-    in    the nation in size- plus.    an*d like most other breeders I Until he got involved with W°?’t( volu"tarily l?ke a bac those big white French critters Seatr, an>,b?dy 'n tha matter i says Braly (Ada attorney and1 qual,ty and breeding. trader in oil properties), he’d Yet he adr™ts that he backe never been in any business that    "Dole    deal bv acciden ™ii:— _ —j....    Seems it started when Brab required selling a product. Now here he was with a cow herd of more than 300 head, and the ”    iviiuictuu uemiuua n< problem of somehow disposing and tbere and found out what of 300 animals every year.    bermuda    and Umim« in his travels around the count! saw some Midland bermuda he 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 excellent. The first program is set for next Thursday, March IO, at 7:30 p.m. There has been one change, however, the banquet affair was originally scheduled for the Terrace Room in the Student Union Building. It has been shifted to (Continued on Page 2> a new buvers. bermuda and legume mixtu ‘Tm no salesman.” Braly pro- u0U!d d° in bringing P00r >a tests. “It scared me." Tha't was, "”° Prof|table prcductic at the beginning, that was when Always on the lookout for , he didn’t know what he was get- extra buck, Braly though ting into. Now, he says, he’s got There’s pienty of poor land problem:    fighting off °wn country around Ad Why not buy some of that, ii The demand is increasing at Prove with bermuda, and si an amazing rate,” he says. ‘‘I'll a8ain at a profit? have some more bulls * coming He jumped into the project f along in a few months, but right thusiastically and soon foil mw I’m practically sold out. And himself the owner of a couple I’ve spent a total of $140 on ad-    —    -----’ vertising in the last three years.” Inquiries from prospective buy- thousand acres, growing . like crazy. Well, there was AnvjjuiiHum prospective Duy-| grass; and the only logii ers come in faster than Braly th,n8 to do with it was to mn niuu4„«« 1__1_    f__    a1    .    kflTBP    lo    on if    „1_ can produce animals    for them to    some    cattle    on it and pick buy, he insists. He’s    sold a car-    some    extra    Pr°fit by the way load of 20 yearling bulls for de- ®raly commissioned a man livery May *1 to a Hereford ranch    huy UP a hunch of grade He in Oregon — and    they're not    fords    ^or    to turn that gn even purebred, just % Charolaise. Iinto ^eeT In *he course of ci And he has a request from Zulu-1 versation, Braly goes on, he land, South Africa, for an animal ui3rked: now' on performance test at Mur-ray College. Also, he says he averages five letters a week from people who What I'd really like to h; w’ould be some of those big uT cattle I saw over in France.’ — —1 — ■              mn, I Mullin, Galley-Van ting Around The County iXI I FM Mrs. Tennie Kemp received Chlouber was Mrs Morris* closest it thn.ioh i ■ news from her orother Mr no.ahKnr  . though, I tan remember when The wind blew off cnmo  i ______    .    _ (Continued on Page 4) By MRS. EUNICE ISAACS Those attending church services Friday night at the Assembly of God Church at Davis were Rev and Mrs Starckie. Mrs. Mary Mitchell, Mrs. J. O. Vinson Carl Vinson. Mrs. W W Dolling! ham, Mrs. Jean Butler and Janice and Dem a Patterson. Mrs. Tennie Kemp received news from her orother. Mr and Mrs. C. C. Call who have been living at Moline, Kan., and were moving to Madison, Kan. While Mr Call was doing some repair work, a wrench slipped out of his hand. Damage—one pair broken eye glasses, one set dentures and maybe a bad temper. Mr. and Mrs. Call were residents of Allen several years. Mrs. Leona Dean is recuperating very nicely after undergoing surgery Monday in Physician and Surgeons Hospital in Holdenville. Mrs Mary Adam- returned home Monday from Valley View Hospital where she recuperated after a stroke. Mrs. Ruth Elliott and Mrs. Grace Black spent Thursday. Friday and Saturday at Oklahoma City attending the district convention at the Church of God Mrs John Blackburn has sold ber home in Allen to Mr. and Mrs. W ( Walters or Pittstown. * r ii B ack^urn will be moving {0 Holdenville as soon as the wether permits. Our loss will be <>iu rn Mc s gain. F'ittstown’s loss will be Allen's gain. H F. Lovelady returned home imirsaay irom Talihina where he bad spent 9 months in a hospital He will return to Talihina for a check up once in awhile but he has been dismissed. Mary Jane Pence formerly of Sulphur is staving with her grandmother. Mrs. Eula Pence, and attending school here. CENTER Bv 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. Chlouber was Mrs. Morris’ closest neighbor before to the City John Dryden and Charley Lanham 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 an old friend. The first family we got acquainted with when we moved to this part of the country were the Drydens. Thev seem like relatives. I was only about three or four years old 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 Center. Center was our post office. Well. Mr. and Mrs. Midge McDonald 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 she is a worker and if she doesn’t get sick where she can t work she will soon have the inside down. W’hen the weather gets better and the days get longer, he will be there to help. They both work and are fast too. They are trying to live in 2 rooms. She said they could hardly make it. though. I can remember when a lot of tamilies just had 2 room houses. Mrs Helen Jaques called on Mrs. Rae Garrett Friday afternoon after school and brought her ironing The little Biggs girls were with Carbene since their mother is sick again. WTe hope she is well soon. Mrs Thelma Jean Garrett and Sondra te Sunday dinner with her parents. Mr. and Mrs Hansel Burk Mrs. Burk fixed a birthday dinner for Sondra. She had a birthday Saturday F’eb. 27 hut the weather was so bad till they couldn't have her party this year. She is ll 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 Mrs. Oren Gray visited Thursday evening with Grandma and Grandpa Grove. They were doing pretty good at that time. Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray and Mrs. Rae Garrett were shopping in Ada Friday. They got shingles to fix the community church top. The wind blew off some when we had the sand storm a few weeks ago. Miss Sherrie Scott and Miss Jackie Sue McGallard visited Friday afternoon with Mrs. Thelma Jean Garrett and Sondra and the girls all wnent on a skating party. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrance Lane of Oklahoma City visited from Friday night till Sunday afternoon with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Gray and boys Russel and Ricky of' Con-nerville spent Saturday'night and Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gray and children spent most of the day Saturday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray. Saturda is Fred’s day off the 'job. The weather has been changing so much lately. Well we are having snow’ and more snow nowadays. There should be plenty of moisture in the ground. Ifs been pretty cold a part of the time—bad on stock and also on people that had to work out in it but I don’t want to grumble at the weather for the God of Heaven knows best for us and we should be satisfied with w’hat He gives us. too Sunday. She has had the flu. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Grove and children visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Grove, Sunday afternoon. Grandma Grove is not feeling so good. Rae Garrett called on Sister Pendley Sunday evening before church time. Sondra Garrett visited Sunday afternoon with Karla Stalling. Mrs. Uleta Stalling and Debbie went to Ada and visited friends Sunday. Mrs. May McCracken planned to go stay awhile with Mrs. Helen Morris Monday so Cecil could go to town on some business. Mrs. McCracken is here from California helping care for her parents and other relatives. The children take turns staying with Grandpa and Grandma Grove. We do hope everybody gets wrell soon. get groceries and then another snow. Well any way this is one of the four seasons of the year. I had a letter from my niece in Chattanooga, Tenn. She stated they had a 17 inch snow’ there. So after all we Oklahomans are lucky. dren were visiting Mrs. Mc Welch and attended club m< ing and church supper Frii night. Mrs. Hazel Cox called on Mrs. Rae Garrett Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Cox brought a quilt top, cotton and thread down last Mom Garrett quilted it. She finished it Friday but the weather was so had she was afraid to get out on the slick roads. Mrs. Rae Garrett and Karla Stalling attended church service at Oil Center Sunday night with Mrs. Thelma Jean Garrett arad Sondra. OIL CENTER By MRS. MINNIE LEWIS Mr. and Mrs. Bert Jones and Mrs. Minnie Lewis were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Elva Jones and family of Sasakwa Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hood and baby were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Tucker and children Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Odus McGalliard and children, Sue and Don, were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Tucker Sunday. Mrs. Darlene Standridge and boys were visiting Mrs. Kay Tucker and children Tuesday afternoon. Kay visited Mrs. Colene Robertson Friday. SEEN — Some making st( cellars around Oil Center inc ing Clyde Bray, Ode Franks Frank Lewis. Guess they getting ready for the spring'Ste season. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Ken madp a business trip to Shaw Friday. HEARD—Grandma Grove had been sick with a cold and earache for the last few days. She was up and around in the house. We are so glad to report Mrs. Helen Morris is home from the hospital. She is doing as well as could be expected. Her mother, Mrs. Nova Reed, w’ent to see her Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Reed said her other daughter, Mrs. Betty 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 beleve old man winter has come to stay for awhile. He just lets ifs out long enough to 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 $67.90 after all expenses were paid. They used the proceeds to buy a propane tank for their church and parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Raines of Granite w’ere visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Northam and had supper with the church folks at Summers Chapel. Clyde Haskins became ill T day at the store he operates had to be rushed to the doc He had to rest 2 or 3 day; bed but is O. K. now. ATTENTION—A housewarr will be given March 7 at p. rn. honoring Mr. and ! Albert Crow’ in their new h east of Bebee. You as their fri< are cordially invited to atten Mrs. Johnny Qualls and and Mrs. Newt Altern have I: at the bedside of their son brother, J. C. Quails, who surgery the second time in M orial Hospital in Pauls Va Friday and Saturday. Mrs. Vivian Hogue and chil-1 (Continued on Page 2) ;

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Publication: Ada Weekly News

Location: Ada, Oklahoma

Issue Date: March 3, 1960

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