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   Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 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 Ada Times-Democrat 59TH YEAR ADA. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1960 1 Pages NO. 50 MIXED COMPANY The recently organized, and even more recently named, Ada Farm and Ranch Club numbers plenty of women as well as men in its membership. Here both sexes hang attentively on the words of Dr. P. H. Stephens, who spoke at the AFARC meeting last Thursday. About 100 persons were on hand to hear Stephens analyze the current situation of the beet cattle industry. OPTIMISM for fhe fufure relieved somewhat the gloomy analysis of current trends in the beef industry by Dr. P. H. the AFARC meeting last week. Admitting that the present situation of the cattleman leaves something to be desired, took a brighter view of the future, and noted that this area is favorably situated for expanding cattle ph Clear Boggy Gets Into Gear, District Applies for Funds By BARBARA and ROY CHRISTIAN Prospects are good for the be- ginning of construction on the Upper Clear Boggy flood-control project before July 1, according tc Dave Roberts, chairman of the conservancy district board. Roberts reports that he has made formal application for funds Shot or Cattle Business Still Has Future, Speaker Claims The Ada Farm and Ranch Club is on its way, name Oakman Mare Takes Dunk In'Tank' By ILA PEVEHOUSE I've seen horses and cows take Burns Prove Fatal To Mrs. Sellers, Mother Of Weekly Correspondent WEEKLY readers will be shock-j Mrs. Snyder attempted to ed to learn of the death of Mrs., out the flames and burned her own bath in stock ponds or tanks; Malissa Sellers, mother of Mrs. [hands severely in so doing. Mrs. or creeks or some form of water holes, but I believe that last ,veek was the first time that I W. E. Snvder, our Fittstown cor- i Sellers was rushed to the hospital respondent. I in Ada where she died at 2 a.m. and, all. heard of old._.dobbin taking 'a bath in a septic 'tank. At a dinner meeting March 10 in East Central's ;lhal.s not Knight Hall about 100 interested and mare owned Dy women, from town and on the name-grass, calls her bout with the for the new organization, levied a membership fee; septic tank, on themselves, took tentative steps toward sponsoring j Thursday night the old mare! Mrs. Sellers was severely burn-1 Thursday. u t Mrs. Sellers was born in Mis- wnen ner[ __..., August g 18_9 she came {o died early inursuay g member of (he lSP'ta1' J Itist church. Services will be Friday, at Survi in addition to Atrs. aue lormai application iui imius Qn themselves tOOK tentative Steps lOWarn sponsoringj Thursday mgnt the Old mare: at the First Baptist Church I aulvlvuls- build eight structures on Goose a tour of feeder buyers in this area, and heard an analysis opened the pasture gate as d No. 8-15. The apphca- j nf business hv Dr P. H 'haadone manv times before and A. C. Smith, Frede- cation must be approved on the state and national level, but Rob- erts is confident that at last some money will be forthcoming before the end of the fiscal year. Roberts also announces that Of the present status of the cattle business by Dr. P. H.jha. done many times before Fljnera] Home_ Rev johnlHinton and A. C. Smith. Frede- Stephens, research director of the Farm Credit Banks pro ,wfgurial will sisters, Mr, of Wichita, ably looking for something to eat I in Rosedale Cemetery, Jived alone Gore' both of Kansas City- Mo- Jived alone. and Mrs Blanche Jones st easements have been obtained to clear no less than 18 sites for con- struction, and that 58 per cent of easements have Stephens made no bones about Touching briefly on the 1 f Mr. Sellers 80 ,and e Jones FHday-" which wasn't exactly news to the cattle prices are high cattle sl frt tintit int.-i tho nnnnffir ac over the whole he saicl cattle ..about keep up the necessary been obtained watershed. On the board with Roberts are Willard Rhynes and Melvin Hart. Hart, civil engineer, meets the federal requirement for one com- petent civil engineer on the board. Unpaid The men are unpaid for their work, and also pay for their own transportation and other expenses. According to the agreement the board has with the government, the board furnishes easements for the planned structures, and main- tains the structures after they are completed. The government cattlemen in the group. ,f I natural y as water flows down- When cattle slaughter J to 38 per cent of the inventory.. going to flow into the country asi asc as usua' "r, n LhLllv water flnws down- the barn to do hi, feeding and to she started preparing their William Robinson' Darlington. Mo. as usual and he started toiSeIlers signal her daughter ,vhen she wanted anything. with the slaughter goes the price inevitably goes down. "And." he added, "we went around that bend last summer." The speaker predicted the down- ward trend would continue for some time because of the difficulty SUPPER SET milk the cow. the buzzer sounded! The Missionary Auxiliary of the When he got into the back yard j Wednesday morning. Mrs. Snyder; Church of God of Prophecy of !he saw the mare's head sticking to "her mother's house and! Allen will sponsor a chili supper v.., i j a i rafffp i vvednesaav morniiiu, mia. Duyuei ui i W4 attle "about keep up. .A" in rPntfa not nd he saw the marfi's slicking! rushed to "her mother's house andlAllen will sponsor a chili supper people." But when prices down 5 to 10 cents a, pound up out of the ground and upon ,n., with her {n Fdday_ March lg The serv.ipg ?oes over that figure and we wont Be Dotnerea he found that Sellers had evidently turned1 will begin at 5 p.m. in the home inotnfahlv [Trips rlnwn by imports. uaj fallpn intn fhp SP.ntiC tank.! .._ r- :_ tnf Few Cold Comfort of his hearers seemed comforted by that assurance. Nor was his next prediction greeted by any noticeable enthusiasm: had fallen into the septic tank, i the stove and then, I of MrsT Eula Miller. With the assistance of the county she turned away, her dress' Proceeds will go to the church I swung into the flame. (Continued on Page 2) benevolences. of making quick adjustments to the' demand "We years, choice steers would be at under 20 cents. Noting that nobody can make money on 20-cent calves unless WATERSHED PROJECT Johnnie Boring, state aide of the Pontotoc County Soil Con- servation District, here does a little rule-of-thumb engineering on a flood detention struc- ture he's been working on lately. The model lake, complete with dam, spillway and draw- down tube, is typical of similar but larger projects now under construction on Sandy Creek and soon to be a-building on Upper Clear Boggy. Boring even has the required Bermuda grass cover on his dam and spillway, was just preparing to do a sprigging job on the flood pool when this picture was made. (WEEKLY Photo) out last spring." Optimist 'l- -c thp nrpspnt is took an Produces a tremendous amount outlook. The steals some grass j j j -11 j i from somebody warn- After the dams are "c itf that cattlemen must increase the lake becomes the property of one-half million f efficiency ofttieir operations the landowner. He can release the .._ ...jtu ,_! if they are to survive, water at a gradual rate of up had fa do h or keep it impounded for a lake T. years was to own cattle." he said. for recreational or irrigation pur- poses. In the few cases where the dis- trict must exercise the right of eminent domain, the lake will be sold, leased or used in some way to defrav the cost. Ard' cattleman wants to stay in I right around here is favorably to take care of some Q{ an ideal location for "7feaSeke the" on the current scene' stePhens: flood control project. Seventy per in lhe qllaiity Of plenty of opportunities for! [cattle and of vour grass." he said.; SOIL SAMPLERS: Phyllis Warmack, left and Judy right, worked up this .xhibit for tne Science Fair, recently held here. This display included samples of the f.vo C kt (Continued on Page 2) (Continued on Page 2) basic soil types found in Pontotoc County. The girls took off a specimens, not a bad piece of work for a couple of non farmers. Saturday to collect (WEEKLY Photo) Galley -Vanting Around The County FRANCIS By Isom i MRS. II. I.. KKLI.F.Y 'with the highway patrol but fin- ally decidec to trust her own and start out. She made it fine. The patrol told her re- the roads had cleared consider- V.r ar.d Mrs ably. Mrs Murphree reports she is suffering with a badly infected of toe. She has been almost past wi'.h par- getting around but is some bet- Noiey ter and she is happy to be able v.i and Mr. and ;o set out and around some. Mrs 1 had pl.-ir.r. Mrs Rosio Loe and yours re- isitcd with Mr. and Mrs James of Ada one dav last week. n Mrs P.njiine Harwood and Mr. ;e cot Wright vi.-ned with Mr and Mrs. touch Honen one dav last week. Well I have not heard of any injuries due to lal! son the ice. hut I will tell what happened to me. The jokes are usually on other people but this one is on me. 1 was out on the ice quite a lot and was lortunate enouch to not fall even once, but last week aco Wednesday, our firs: precy nay in several days. 1 tell c.own. It happened to be the day Mrs. Lee and 1 visited in Ada 1 had sot of the car after home and became so stuck in the mud I lost my balance and boom to my knees I went! You know I have just about decided that would jus: as soon wade the white stuff as the mud. Oh well, maybe the weatherman will send us enough sunshine to dry up this mud and then I'll bet a lot of u? will be happy. 1 Now 1 know how a car feels when it is stuck in the mud if it has feelings.' admitted Thursday night of last week. May we wish her a speedy recoverv. It has been reported that sing- ins is held at the Methodist Church every Wednesday night. The pub- lic is cordiallv invited. Granny Matthews and her son. Woodrow. were both released from Valley View Hospital last nesday. Woodrow had been a pa- tient there for several days. Granny was there only about a week. We are glad they are bet- ter. Well it seems that Woodrow Matthews was cut of the hospital just long enough to become an accident victim. He was injur- ed in an accident about noon Thursday. His injuries were not as serious as was first thought to be. He was on the job Friday afternoon. He is employed by the Southwest Natural Gas Company. 0: course this all happened last week. Jimmy Ray Matthews of Ok- lahoma City spent last weekend here with his parents. Mr. Mrs. Raymond Matthews, and children, Ethel Rae. Don and Ann. Mrs Willie Hardburser is also a patient in Valley View Hospital. We hope she is well real soon. We are sorry to report Mrs. Agness Scroggins is a patient in Valley View Hospital. She was Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Robinson and two grandchildren. Debby and Bronna Robinson, all of Sherman. Tex., visited here with their son and uncle. Mr. and Mrs. Don Robinson. Donna. Jackie, Linda and Ronnie last weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Coy Henson and girls. Judy and Donna. Oklahoma City, spent last weekend here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Isom Harris, and her brother, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd (Babe) Harris, and children. Pvt. James Willie Scroggins. son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Scrog- gins. left Ft. Dix. N. J.. one day last week by ship for Frankfurt. Germany, where he will be for at least two years. James thought when he was home he would go by plane which that is the way his orders read but they were changed and James went by ship. May we wish for each of our [Service boys a safe trip over the v blue and above all a safe return' home. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Harris. Lon- nie and Eugene. Ada, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harris and children. Oklahoma City, visited here with their parents. Mr. anrf Mrs. M. E. Harris, Saturday night. and Mrs. Sid Kellogg. Ada, last weekend. They also visited with their grandparents, Mrs. Johnnie Kellogg. Francis, and J. H. Kel- logg, who was a patient in Val- ley View Hospital at that time, and Mrs May Lee of Ada. Mr. and Mrs. Baxter Scroggins Jr.. and children of Oklahoma City visited here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Baxter Scroggins, last weekend. and Mrs. Son Lee driving a very pretty blue 1960 Ford. Mr. and Mrs. Burt Kellogg. Ok- lahoma City, visited here with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd (Soni Lee, and his parents, Mr. Speaking of school, the children all had an extra day out of the school room last weekend be- cause of the teachers meeting and of course they all enjoyed it I'm sure. (Continued on Page 2)   

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