Ada Weekly News, March 31, 1960

Ada Weekly News

March 31, 1960

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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy r Oklahoma Single Copy 10 Cents Only Per Year By Mail in Pontofoc Counties Combined With The Ado Times-Democrat 59TH YEAR ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1960 8 Pagei NO. 51 Bermuda Is King For Field Day Homer Kids Make Flight To BigTown! At Myers' Ranck f- BON they VOYAGE diw Niu6- eighth grade students from Homer school smile and wave at a local reporter oured Will -C i studenfs made a round-trip flight to Oklahoma City, where toured Will Rogers Field. Their principal, L. H. Abbott, stands next to the plane on the right (WEEKLY Photo) Two groups of Homer Grade School students had a touch of "high adventure" in the interests of science and history this week when they flow by chartered plane from Ada to Oklahoma City and toured Will Rogers field. The first group of smiling and eager students, accompanied by their principal. L. H. Abbott, boarded a twin-engined Central Airlines plane at Ada at p.m. Monday and relumed that after- noon at Those who made tho trip Mon- day are seventh and eighth grade pupils. Their names are: Miles Bealer, Johnny Thomp- son. Linda Norvill, Janice Dea- ton. Marcclla Laughlin, Bobby Chaddick. Dolores Jenkins. Shir- ley Turner and Loretta Sloan. The second group, fifth and sixth graders, made the flight; and conducted tour of Will Rog- ers Field Tuesday. They are: Joan Hall. Janet Lilchium. Ca- thy Neely. Melvin Jenkins. Shar- on K. Weiss. Cheryl Golden and Dchra Collier. The fifth and sixth grade pu- pils were accompanied by their teacher. Mr. Sharver. Interested in Bermuda? No, we aren't referring to the isle of swank resorts and balmy vistas, but to crop and healer of wounded land: Bermuda boon to Great Plains ranchmen. If you're interested, draw a circle on your calendar around April 5. On that date a Pasture Improvement Field Day is scheduled on the Escal Myers Farm miles northwest of Ada. j The special field day is spon- sandy loam soils, but with pro- sored by the County Agencies of'per fertilization and manage- the USDA. including the Exten-: ment. it can be successfully sion Service. Soil Conservation grown on both shallow and heavy Service. Agricultural Stabiliza-: soils. tion and Conservation. Farmers The seedbed for Bermuda Home Administration and the should be clean and firm before Indian Service. Pontotoc County planting, and the best sprigging implement dealers are cooperat- dates are from about March 15 ing. and demonstrations will be; to July 1. However, even later shown during the day on the pre-j plantings can be made success-! para tion of a seedbed, digging; fully if the seedbed is prepared Bermuda roots, sprigging ard ap- i in the right manner and the soil-j plying fertilizer and agricultural is moist and adequately drained, limestone to depleted land. j Experts at .the field day rlemon- R. E. Chiles, Extension Pas-! strations will stress the impor-; ture Specialist from tance of different varieties of! and C. H. Hailey and other Pon- j Bermuda, which make leeway for totoc County representatives will. successful growth on most soils he on hand to answer questions. except those which are extreme-' about the successful sprigging ofjly stony or poorly drained. Bermuda grass for hay and pas-j Few stretches of land in the ture. Information will alos be] Great Plains are totally hope- available on A. S. C.'s current; less. Experienced men, backed cost-sharing plan. j by responsible agencies, have More than 10 million acres of scheduled guided tours from 10 j former cropland and depleted a. m. to 11 a. m. and from 11 rangeland in Oklahoma can be p. m. to 2 p. m. on the Escal! reclaimed by Bermuda and made j Myers Farm on Highway 13. Cir-! to produce high yields of grass cle the date and plan to attend j for hay or pasture. Bermuda is j the Pasture Improvement Field: best suited to deep loam and 1 Day on April 5. i Local Horse Fanciers Plan Two-Day Show One thousand invitations have j impressive entries from quarter already been mailed out for the! horse breeders in this area and annual East Central Quarter' far across the Great Plains Horse Association show to be held country. "e The "Phillips Ranch, a widely- event may well turn out to ue one of the largest in the whole south- west. His opinion is shared by local boosters who foresee Allergy Attacks Youngster Owens had a freak accident last Thursday aft- ernoon which made him ill and caused much excitement among his iriends and relatives. Billy was running in tract at Byng High School, where he is a student, when he fell down and scratched a small place on his leg. The teacher applied a first aid treatment quickly. In a short time, Billy became very ill and passed out completely. He was i will have entries in this year's j show, which will feature six placings in each class. A total of 81 trophies will be awarded, highlighted by the grand champ- j ion and reserve awards and the special traveling trophy, the lat- ter valued at more than S150. The winner of the traveling tro- phy will keep the award for one year, after which it will revert back to the local association for presentation to next year's win- (ner. However, any breeder who wins the trophy three times will have it in hand for keeps. This agreement stands, according to Dr. Leon Self, whether the award is won three times in succession or periodically over a number of years. I Hugh Bennett, who officiated at the recent oig competition at Fort Worth. Texas, is signed up to judge the forthcoming show in 'Ada. Only registered horses will found that he was allergic to the I medicine that had been applied to the scratch. He was given treatment for the poison very quickly and was soon feeling much better. Billy competition is open to all. Halter judging is scheduled for the first day. On the second day, performance classes will be held. A fee is required for each was released by the doctor Sun-; entry, day ar.d was back in school Mon- In the halter judging, trophies day feeling fine again, except'will go to the top six places in that he was sore and stiff. ieach bracket. New Editor Takes Over The WEEKLY The new editor of you WEEKLY larjd. Bruce and Steve are at NEWS is Eric Allen, a freelance Stillwater attending OSU. western writer from near Mul-; Allen is the author of a cur- rfrnw. I rent HANGTREE COUN- I TRY, laid on a background of Allen was horn and raised in Fort Smith and Indian Territory the hill country of eastern Okla- during Judge Parker's time. An- homa. and most of his has lived on farms! other ______ ife. His parents were; tributed world-wide by King Fea- current work of his, dis- pioneer-settlers in Sequoyah Coun- ty, formerly the old Sequoyah District of the Cherokee Nation tures Syndicate of New York, is a six-part newspaper serial titled THE GALLOWS BIRD. Though a before statehood. Allen's lather: self-styled Western writer, Allen was an early-day lawman, and: has also placed work such as knew many lawyers and marshals: historical features and travel connected with Judge Isaac: pieces to slick magazines and Parkers famous Western Dis-; Sunday Magazine sections. A re- Inct Court at Fort Smith. When: cent feature on a Civil War bat- Allen started writing fiction he tie sold to FORD TIMES had a wealth of frontier matier- woulc] ]ikc (o all local reporters on the fine job they have been doing for the Allen said. "Press- ed for time at the beginning of this new job. I have been unable ial to draw from and soon was selling stories to national maga- zines. He is now a member of Western Writers of America. Allen attended high school at Roland, and then at Ihe age of to drive around and meet cor- eighteen. caught in the dcpres- respondents in person this week. HAY RAKE No, we didn't get the captions mi xed up. Jessie Lee, Francis, made this baby bed from sion. he went west looking for work along with other so-called "Okies." Returning lo Oklahoma, in he married Miss Mildred Redden of Liberty. They remain-i ed in the hills of Oklahoma and I hope to do so in the near future. In the meantime, I hope corre- spondents who have the time will drop in for some get-acquainted chats. I'm a countryman, bred and born, and it won't take anv- now have four children, Waiva, j one long to find that out." Linda, Steve and Bruce. Waiva, j Allen says he looks forward to the oldest daughter, is married. a long and congenial association: Linda is now winding up her with local folks and all those af- first year of high school at Ro-; filiated with the WEEKLY News, i NEW EDITOR: Erie Allen, right, took over this week at the new editor for the WEEKLY. He brings a varied background as an experienced writer, farmer and western historian to his new post. At left Mrs. Pat Bullard, former Stonewall resident, and special assistant on the WEEKLY. (WEEKLY Photo) Vanting Around The County F1TTSTOWN By MRS. W. K. SNVDER A series of nightly revival ser- vices beean Sunday a; the Bap- tist Church and will continue through Sunday evening. April 3. The lime is Rev. Dennis Treat of Bokoshe is the evangelist and Mrs. Treat is directing the Junior Choir. Rev. John Walker is pastor. Everyone is invited lo attend. 'across the front, a gift from her grandmother. Mrs. Kenneth Burentf and Jan- ice of Lindsay and Mrs. Harold Cranford and Dennis of Maud were Sunday visitors in the homes of their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Winters, and a broth- er, Clifford Winters. Mrs. Win- ters and son, Jerrv David. Mrs. Albert Wilson. Trails Mo- tel. Ada is our newest subscriber to the WEEKLY. She chose the WEEKLY as the best means available 10 keep them caught up on the doings of former neigh- bors and friends here. Greetings to Mr. and Mrs. Wilson and Kay and a hig "Thank You" from the WEEKLY and from the corre- spondent. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Howry and Pamela spent Saturday and Sun- day with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Foster, and Steve of Calvin. Pam. who will soon be: four months old, returned wear- ing a pair of lire engine red over- alls with the words'U.S. Marshal, Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Patton and Frank Jr. Wednesday Were Mrs. Patton's sister, Mrs. Kenneth Pierce and Yvonna Gayle of Pampa. Tex. The Patton's son. Frank Jr., was one-year-old Monday of this week. His mommie hakecl him a cake which lopped by a lighted candle provided an awesome spectacle to the honorec when he awoke from an afternoon nap. No party had been planned be- cause of a shortage of community small fry in his age group. Sunday visitors of the Patlons were Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Glover and Timmv of Ada. of Healdlon and Mrs. Lee Gross and family of Ratliff City. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Watkins of Lindsay spent Saturday here visiting friends and former neigh- bors. Among whom were Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Delaplain. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lee and Rev. and Mrs. Moody Hicks. Mrs. H. B. Turner, who re- entered Memorial Hospital in Ardmore Friday after a stay of several weeks at home, is re- ported feeling better over the weekend and may he able to return home in a day or two if shr continues to improve. She has a new granddaughter she hasn't seen so we know she'll he home as soon as possible. accompanied by their young Mr. and Mrs. A. C. daughter. Karen, who had been spent Tuesday through visiting Ihe Phillipses the pre- day of last week at the bedside in Bowie. Tex., over the week- i severe vious two weeks. of his brother. Royal end where they visited Nickell Mr, and Mrs. Coy Heughatter.' son. Jim of Prague. Mr. Spears Johnston and Dickit Clifford ate j Mr. and Mrs. Roy Johnston, Thurs- Sue. Sandra and Charles were was off work, suffering from dinner Sunday with Charles Mars i Mr. and Mrs. Polk Cross and ns on his feet, the They were horseback riding. Nan- i Mr. and Mrs. Son Cooper helped the j result of a leaking steam Linda and Terry Marsh also Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Cooper move in Others visiting the Phillipses; who has been critically ill in homes of their "parents, Mr. and i at the Kerr-McGee plant there' th .over the weekend included her; Hillcrest Hospital. Tulsa. after: Mrs. G. I. Stubbs, and Mr. and i where he is employed horses. brother and sister-in-law, Mr.; suffering a heart attack over a Mrs. Fred Heughatter. and Mrs. Floyd Brashears. of: month ago. Since then complica- Grand Prarie. Tex., and their lions have arisen di'd instead Guests of the Velfon [son, Bill Phillips, and family improving, his condition Stonewall. ;worsened. LULA By MRS. LOIS CLIFFORD into their new home. They didn't get everything moved, but all Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lee1 The Nir-kells left were in Oklahoma City Thurs- i Tuesday morning to day. Mrs. Lee visited their etaugh- hospital although at ter. Mrs. Duane Lobaugh. and lime they -had not received family while Mr. Lee altended word of a change in his a union meeting held in the Skir- tion- vin Tower Hotel. Stan- has fords over the weekend were iMrs. Stanford's sisters, LaJuanaj ___ ____ _. r_______ and Mrs. Buck Short and; Paul Clayton of Ada ate dinner j Smith, Ark. "jcery store from R. D. Brooks. 1 Mr. Short of Hobart. LaJuana Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs D The Brooks visited Sunday over Monday. Lester Mr. and Mrs. Donald of the heavy things. Linda and Diane of Ada Friday and Saturday night with; his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. I Greer Brooks of Lula and Les- and Mrs. Ralph Wofford Davis the Lula gro- n' a physical education instructor !R Clifford Junior Mrs. Charley Hooks and Mrs. Anna Belt of Hickory accompa- nied by their brother. Freeman Jackson, of Oklahoma City have just returned from Huntington, Tex., where they spent the week- end visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Glenn visited the latter's parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. Bond, Coalgate, Sunday. ;ernoon with his parents, Mr. and Edgar Clifford of j Mrs. Walter Brooks, and her par- Wednesdays with! ents, Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Clifford. ______ i Mrs' M- L- Kymes. visiting j p0lk Cross of Tupelo visited! Mr ind Mrs Curtis Williams Thursday through Sunday with Thursday night with the Cliffords.; of Stillwater spent the weekend Jo Cleta Hooks, daughter son Nelson Kymes ano fam- Mrs. Stella Cross and grand-j with his parents Mr and Mrs Mr. and Mrs. Charley Hooks, en-! "V- has returned to her home in j sons, Roger and Larry, Tupelo, j Charley Williams, joyed babysitting with her small j Holdenville. jand Rosco Sweat visited Sunday niece. Trina. Saturday. Trina's! Earlier in the week Mr. Kymes j with the Cliffords, parents are Mr. and Mrs. Gay- >'as in Oklahoma City where he Davis was formerly from Lula. Lewis Alexander is downright proud this week of the identical twin heifer calves presented him Ion Hooks of Ada. !met with Kerr-McGee officials _______ to discuss doing away with the Fittstown gasoline plant in oper- Carlton Corbin was in Ft. Worth ation here for the past 26 years. l_ ii_ ,r.. J Mr. and Mrs B. D. Young. La- Parish Chapel By FLORENCE ISAACS Mrs. Elma visited Mrs. Verneice Dryden Tuesday morn- ing. voyce, Larry and Terry Doyin Stonecipher has gone to work for the highway department. I Coy Young, "o[ Gerty. B. D. Young went to work! Ronnie Rowe of it! visited Mr. and Mrs. J. W. "Law Thursday night. i i ui i rr-i i 7----- 7 me. .-u jcaio. u. u. j. uuug n tiu tu nuniHe nOWC Or b> then old black cow Thursday; Friday whre he delivered the While he was at the meeting Thursday ai the Valley View Hos-l John Clifford visited moinmg. ,Angus bull; Emulous Bob IX to j Mrs. Kymes and the children pital. Ada. on construction work, i Barbara Stonecipher. the; visited in the home of her sister, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Snyder and John spent Friday through Sunday visiting their daughters. Mrs. Paul McEJroy, and family i Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Schneider i spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Phillips. When they returned to their home in Hobart, they were. B. D. Patton, co-owner of Carlton Corbin was in Amaril-! bull with Corbin. The sum of Mrs. Charles Frantz.'wynnewood! i Randal Lafevers, Ronnie Rowe i o7 BaVbara's lo Tex., Wednesday where he i was paid by Patton for a! j Lee Henry, all of Tupelo attended a meeting at the Pan-; half-interest in the animal, the! Mr. and Mrs. Haught Ray re-lies Brooks David Fortner and Tupelo and gnd Sunday with: Stonecipher. Miss Shir-i Dcn DO'den in the Ada ley Williams was also a visitor' es Home Sunday eve- ning. C. D. Whelchel of Ada is a attended a Thursday. T-I TT t i i ii u --------1 i i M UCIUMCJ UL rtud is a j .m -tc lining Farms. He; highest gaming one year old to turned Monday from a weekend John Clifford camped out Friday'patient at the Valley View Hos- ed awhlle Tuesday night with heid there; be tested at the Murray bull visit with their daughter, Mrs. night. They roasted marshmal- pital. Mr Whelchel is the teach-, L. Kinsey of Vanoss __ I testing station at Tishomingo. i Floyd Spears, Mr. Spears and; lows and sandwiches to eat. ier in the' upper grades at Lula. I ;