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   Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma                             The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma By Mail in Pontotoc And Adjoining Counties Single Copy 10 Cents Only Per Year Combined With The Ada Times-Democrat 60TH YEAR ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1960 8 Pages NO. 8 Burros at Stonewall Bear the 'Monikers' Of Famous TV Stars By ERIC ALLEN If a burro brays loud and long early of a monrng on the J. F. Huntington ranch near Stone- wall, chances are one of the Huntington kids will rouse up in bed and start wondering what's troubling Dinah Shore, Patricia Munsel. Librace or Frank Sinatra. The reason? The Huntingtons have nine small but full-voiced Mexican burros, and the three Hunting- ton children recently named four of them after the above-mention- ed famous singers. "The kids got the idea from hearing the burros braying, Mrs. i Huntington said. The nine sturdy little mountain burros from old Mexico are in a pasture on tlv, Huntington ranch. The three Huntington youngsters, Susan. Lirda and John, have a lively time with them. So far, none of the jennies nam- ed after famous feminine singers have produced offspring, but the pride and joy of the kids at this time is a new colt from a mother donkey called "Honeypot." The current addition to the burro family is a little black donkey that literally takes the run of the place. He dashes hith- er and yon with a wild abandon, much to the concern of his anxious mother. Honeypot has lo get her grazing done during infrequent periods when the tiny black jack is resting. Otherwise, due to the encroachment of dogs around her offspring, Honeypot has to be constantly alert. (Continued on page two) OFF TO ROUNDUP: Suitcases were packed in the Latta school bus and the county 4-H youths were ready to climb aboard as this picture was snapped at the Pontotoc County court house Tuesday morning. At a m the 4-H Club members were on their way to the annual State 4-H Roundup in Stillwater. (WEEKLY Photo) County Youths Win Honors At Annual State Roundup Twenty six 4-H Club boys and toe County court house in Ada Mike Lucas. Roff. Stale 4-H girls from Pontotoc County at- a. m. Tuesday, traveling in! Club president and winner of the tended the big State 4-H Round- a bus furnished by Latta of Fame honors _for_I960, up held on campus at Still- and were scheduled to arrive Presided at the state Roundup water this week. back in Ada about 4-30 p m i Night held in Lewis Field The youngsters left the Ponlo- Friday._________________ i Homecoming Is Scheduled At Stonewall Five hundred invitations have already been mailed out for the -fifth -annual Homecoming Day at Stonewall, and plans have been shaped tip to make this year's get-together the largest yet. The date for the annual Home- coming is set for Sunday, June 12. Site of the gathering will be Sportsman's Lake at Stonewall. (Continued on page two) Quarter Horse Show Attracts Top Entries The third and by far the largest spring show of I the the East Central Quarter Horse Association is just around the corner. The big exhibition is set for Friday and Saturday rat the fairgrounds in Ada. It promises to be one of the largest shows of its type held in the southwest. i Competition is slated in both performance and halter classes and entry blanks have gone out to entrants over a six-state area. Some formance classes are slated. Corn- sending 13 animals. Loyd Jenkins will have 14 horses up from Fort Worth for the competition. The of the most distinguished blood in the quarter horse kingdom will be represent- ed A large number of nationally Ranch known breeders have already Per' Iquesled stairreservations. teps-ioo.head oCJior wjlT.come from the Dallas-Fort Worth area The famous King Ranch is sending 14 horses north for the show. G. W. Hovvell is reportedly 'ed. "I believe this is a conserva- tive figure." i Judging begins at 10 a. m. Fri- day. Halter classes will be judged throughout the day. i On Saturday, the popular per- Byng Student Is Happy About New 4-H Project It's hard to match the exuber-i-----'" NEW PROJECT: Jerry Rich, Byng student and new 4-H Club member, is going all out to make h.s Poland China pig look in top shape for the County Fair in September. L11 the Lso" .J- H- Rich' He is very enthusiastic about bispfg pro- ject, and says he thinks 4-H work is great. pig pro- (WEEKLY Photo) ance of a young 4-H boy with a brand new livestock project smiles, spurts of rapid talk and the feeling of great excitement. And periods of shy silence, too, as if things almost too big for dreaming are rapidly shaping up. Young Jerry Rich is that kind of boy right now. 9. is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Rich, Ada, He goes to school at Byng. This is his first year of 4-H club work, and he obviously thinks it's great. Jerry got >iis first project start- ed May 14 with the purchase of a fine little Poland China gilt. He has the pig confined in a neat pen with a self-feeder ard drink- ing trough, and the pen has a run- around space outside as well as ample room under an open-faced shed. He is starting the-pig on special pellets. .a complete mix- ed feed that can be used right up to fattening time. Jerry bought the pig when it was eight weeks old. It's register- ed, purchased from a fellow Pon- toloc County 4-H member. "I'll enter the pig in the County Fair in Jerry said. He drew his breath in deeply, ob- viously thinking ahead. "If it's good enough, I'll enter it in the State Fair, too." Jerry has three small brothers and one sister and their enthusi- asm about Jerry's project seemed as great as his own. Jerry is in the fifth grade. His 4-H leader at Byng is J. E. Teague Allen Launches Program Of Summer Events The fifth annual Allen Annual Summer Program will start June 13, Ray Schofield, the director an- nounced Wednesday. The city's young baseballers get a jump on the rest of the program partici- pants, however, with a game scheduled for next Tuesday night. Schofield said the program con- sists primarily of five parts. The swimming portion will be three mornings a week. This year, the Allen swimmers will journey to Ada for the program, instead of going to Holdenville as they have in the past. The baseball league, for grade school and junior high players, will pit Allen youngsters against others from Hughes County. The Allen team will play once a week. On Tuesday and Thursday of each week, an arts and craft class will congregate at the high school. Also on Tuesday and Thursday, table tennis and badminton will be available at the school gym- nasium The "pee-wee" baseball pro- gram, for the youngest baseball players, will be conducted on Thursday nights, prior to the adult softball program. (Continued on page two) A spokesman for lire local as- sociation said he felt "300 horses" would be entered and then add- DONKEY BUSINESS: The above pose looks calm enough, but it wasn't just before the camera snapped nor an instant afterwards. the mother donkey, reared up and lunged at a close-by dog, and the tiny black colt exploded right out of his tracks. HoneVOOt ana tnp rtpuu ara Cue-sn f, j unu 11 iv i ni j M vwi i f ly III OUT OT F1I5 Honeypot" and the new colt are property of Susan Huntington, right, who laughingly colt "Elvis." On the left, Susan's brother John is trying to keep said she may name the "Honeypot" calm. (WEEKLY Photo by Eric Allen) petition is scheduled in roping, reining, barrel, racing and finally irr the most demanding and spectacular of all events, cutting.' portion of the show but all other I to the exhibitor who compiles the events are open to the public at no charge. More than 80 trophies will be 0 lnul c LUCH1 uu Will Ue The cutting competition, how- distributed to winners in the var- ever. is a night event. An admis- sion charge is scheduled for this ious divisions. A special travel- ing trophy will also be awarded session. greatest-.number -ef powts.-The- winner will keep this trophy until the show next year. Wh-an one breeder wins the trophy three times, he acquires permanent pos- WHITTLING MAN: A. P. Nelson, Summers Chapel, can do magical things with a jackknife when the weather is bad or the hours just hang heavy and nothing much else to do. Here he holds a walking stick which he carved from a sin- gle piece of wood, including the balls and the cylinder in the "cages" and the designs on the face of the wood. Nelson doesn't know how long it took him, just whittling away off and on in the winter and using nothing but a jackknife ________________ (WEEKLY Photo by Galley-Vanting Around The County OIL CENTER By MRS. MIXNIE LEWIS There were B., in attendance at church and Sunday school Sunday at the Pentecostal Holiness Church. The volunteers have got- ten the church building pretty- well salvaged. Uaylw by the he p of the Lord a red brick one will be built back. Rev. and Mrs. Edd Haynes and family of Dallas spent the week- end with Rev. ard Mrs. B. V. Pendley. Rev. Haynes had charge of the morning worship at the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Jewel Faust was telling me I that her mother, Aunt Claud Rob- ierts and Uncle Ellis are getting along very well. Aunt Claud has been in the hospital recently, but is able to do her work and Uncle Ellis. I can see him in memory years ago going down the road with his Bible in one hand and the suitcase in the other going to hold a revival. City spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Ethen Bryant and Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Light. Mr. and Vrs. Earl Franks and Janice were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ode Franks Sunday after- noon. Mrs. Lona Soward arrived j Tuesday morning from Hayward, Calif., where she has spent t h e last few weeks visiting her chil- dren and other relatives. Mrs. Vcrlin Bryant and Mrs. Lorene Haggard of Oklahoma Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sparkman of Shawnee and Mrs. Jewell Faust of Tulsa, anl Mrs. Vera Roberts were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewis Monday. HEARD that Hamp Northam who has been very ill, is improv- ing, feeling a lot better. Mr. Northam has been ill for some- time. Rev. i.r.i Mrs. B. V. Pendley were visiting Grandmother Pend- ley of Pauls Valley Monday. She is very ill. Rev. B. V. Pendley had to see a doctor in Pauls Valley Tuesday for a checkup. He has not been able to do very much lately. Those attending the fifth Sun- day singing from Oil Center were Mrs. Thelma Garrett, Sondra, Mrs. Pearl Gray, Mrs. Euvonne Franks and Mr. and Mrs. Junior Willoughby and family. Well a lot of building and house- moving is going on around 0 i 1 Center since the tornado struck. Deveny Cox has his house moved in but got to put foundation und- er it yet. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Burk bought a house at Fittstown which will be moved in this week. The A. 0. Suttoi house is near completion. The Earl Halsells are building back a new porch. Mr. Marshall Cox and Tim have put a new coat of paint on. Mrs. Aud- ie Pinley has been helping them paint. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Harrison and daughter Sherry and W. W. Easton of Del City attended MemoiraJ services at Ada Mon- day. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Galey and girls from Oklahoma City spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Dav- id Galey. Mrs. Vance Price and son Charles, Mrs. Anna Mae Sutton I and son Chris, Mr. and Wil Mrs. Jim Ma gar and Mrs. I ,c Dorothy Lovin and daughter werei Su'to" wre visiUng Mr. and J visiting Mrs. Minnie Lewis Tues- day and got some dewberries to can. Mrs. A. 0. Sutton Sunday after- (Continutd on pagt two)   

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