Ada Weekly News, June 23, 1960

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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma By Mail in Pontotoc And Adjoining Counties Single Copy IO Cents Only $2.00 Per YearGalley-Vanting Around The CountyCENTER By MRS. RAK GARRETT Mrs. Genie Summers. Phillis Miller. Mrs Bertha Duncan and Cora Jean visited Thursday night with Mr. and Mrs. Everett Escue. Roberta. Roger and Linda Sue. Miss Roberta Escue attended the wedding of Gene Summers and Phillis Miller Sunday at Bray. 1 Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Wallace and Betty. Mrs. Tressa Crookham called on Mrs. D. P. Wallace Thursday morning. Mrs. D. P. Wallace visited Mrs. L. C. Cloudus Sunday evening. Arizona were with us at Center Community Church Thursday night. He showed a picture of the Navajo Indians and then preached a good sermon. We are so glad to see the Ramsey's again. They were out here with us last summer. for both services. He preached two good sermons. These people came here to help us in our church. \ou that are not going i to church somewhere are invited to visit us. Sunday afternoon before church time with Grandpa and Grandma Groves. Mr. and Mrs. T. D Wallace. Pam and Pat of Chicago. II] visited Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Wallace and Betty. Mrs. W. S. Wallace and Phil of Cordell and Marchus Thomas1 of Sulphur visited Friday with. Mrs. Helen Jacquess and Car-lene called on Mrs. Rae Garrett Thursday and Saturday Mrs. Thelma Jean Garrett and Sondra attended the wedding of Martha Cox and George L. Love! Friday night at the Free Will Baptist Church on Highway 13. Mr. a rd Mrs. N. C. Garrett spent Saturday night with his sister Mrs. Eifie Morris. Sondra Garrett spent Sunday night with her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Hansel Burk. Mrs. Bertha Grove and children Bobby, Eddie, Kenneth and Gardenia left for California Saturday to visit with another son Donnie who is in the service and stationed ’ there. They will visit other relatives while there. They plan to be back before school starts. Sam McCracken visited with Mr. and Mrs. Pite Morris and Roger Sunday afternoon and also Grandpa and Grandma Grove. He has bought a home recently south about two miles ard is remodeling or repairing the building. Bro. Don Ramsey and wife and baby and two Indian boys from Bro. and Mrs. David Corrick and son Carl were w ith us Sunday Bro and Mrs. David Corrick and son Carl of Shawnee and Rae Garrett and Sondra visited awhile Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray have two grandsons with them, Russel and Rickey Gray. The boys are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Gray. The boys came Saturday to spend a few days while their mother went on a trip with their daddy. Bobby drives a big truck and she wanted to make a trip with him. They went to Kentucky on this trip. He hauls cattle and other things to and from other states all the time. These little boys are having a big time with their ; grandparents. Mrs. Ruby Lane spent the week-j end with her parents, Mr. ard Mrs. Oren Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gray and children ate Sunday dinner with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray. Vernon Gray and son Mike visited Sunday afternoon with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray. Joe Gray of Connerville came Sunday afternoon and spent the nigh1 with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray. Misses Linda and Carol Gray ate supper Sunday with th^lr grandparents Mr. ard Mrs. Oren Gray. Mr. and Mrs. Oren Gray had his brother Lester Gray of Arizona visiting them Thursday night. the house either so we do thank these men for mowing the church lawn. We must say our church lawn looks nice. Bro. Price cut the grass ard weeds with his lawn mower this last week. It had been cut once with a big mower. Oren Gray cut it that time but it had grown out again and the big i mower couldn’t get as close to Mrs. Lillie Riddle and daughter Mrs. Irene Wood and Joan visited awhile with Mrs. Effie Morris Monday after they had been to! the hospital. L. C. Riddle had surgery Monday morning. He is doing fine and just had to stay two night in the hospital. He is the husband of Mrs. Lillie Riddle. Mrs. Effie Morris went home w'ith her sister Mrs. Lillie Riddle and spent Monday night. while her mother was working. Bro. and Mrs. David Corrick and son Carl of Shawnee ate Sunday dinner with Rae Garrett, then visited awhile with Mrs. Thelma Jean Garrett and Sondra in the afternoon. Miss Latonya and Kathy Herion called on Mrs. Rae Garrett Sunday. Sondra Garrett spent Wednesday with her Grandmother Garrett I Mr. and Mrs. Buck Ow-ens a children of Arizona are he They received a call that his fa er who lives at Coalgate had h a heart attack. His wife, Mrs. J* dine Ow'ens and children are w her aunt Mr. and Mrs. N. C. G; rett. On Bumper Crop Of Elbon Rye By ERIC ALLEN An extensive at Stillwater. Seed had to go out isive experiment pro- ^ larmers and ranchers and let gram on his South Canadian them prove its worth R*s usually River farm northwest of Ada has case- though. that some mis-convinced Ben Theimer that the mana§emenl in new' experiments best small-grain crop a man can hinders a product from catching grow for winter pasture in this on‘ ^ might have been that w'ay ____.1    ...    tl'ifk I? I Un    L..4    C______ arca is the recently developed Elbon rye. ‘People who need winter grass with Elbon rye, but from what I ve seen of it, I’m not disappointed. As I said, Elbon wasn’t that will thrive in just about the ve,oped primarily for yield, coldest weather we ever have ^ut lt s 8ra‘n    this    year is can’t go wrong with Elbon.” very g***1” Thcimcr siad. “Elbon rye will Theimer siad he could get from grow in a ten degree colder three to five times the production ground temperature than any from Elbon rye, from a grazing other small grain crop.” angle, than he could from any Theimer    was    with his threshing    other small grain crop. r'Tj" riv<-r bottoms Whan “[ kept forty head of caU)e and he was interviewed. Ile was sn- three head of horses on this rye per ismg operations on a twenty one winter. They staved in good acre stretch of Elbon rye that shape and the |ras» kept coming war holt h°'    Th's    during the worst cold. Actually, year he is harvesting for seed I pa.ctured it too long that year and is selling several thousand ,0 get a good yield of grain.'The pounds to local ranchers, but we, weather wt in and whfiB |he a ho is pushing most about ground got boggy there was EHwn rye is its tenacious and |ots of damage where ,he stock The b T °r P £ u"g had 'ramp*!. If a man wants a cattlemen    Z'Tl "T]    t0P -vield of grain he has to    watch cattlemen    need    grass the worst,    things like that.” between' Evidently, Theimer pulled    his northern and Oregon rve ” he *tack oft the rye pasture this year explained, “arri the men who de- bef?re. anydama«e was done. At TYtQrltnflf t MA rrxrt    .....    _    •    _    I “Elbon is a A Hybrid cross ne men who ue-    *l.    . veloped it weren’t breeding for 3 y , ?fram was a rich yield alone. What Ihev had in exDanse nf ""'form emu,it, uu.k mind was the need for a small grain crop that would furnish an expanse of uniform growth with very little foulness in it. The rye Theimer is saving for belton1NIL ,hi0U.t‘ in ,he "*sf •"dj* 'ooked like rain, but a spirited crew and efficient machinery An Ti!!-    *    c 4l J? Wtly-swathed windrows of Elbon rye rest high on the stubble above dirt and photP}    Theimer s South Canadian River farm. This year Theimer harvested the grain for seed. (WEEKLY p.......    mr*.    nwutu    tut    I    Ii    Cli I (III    W      —    .VTI abundant winter pasture. They    this y®ar Was cut by swath crossed different varieties until and placed in neat windrow's that ASO Accepts they got it. Elbon is a hybrid 'asl,(*^high on the stubble away Applications for Wheat Allotment of course.” Theimer started .iiviiBn-1    statu-u his    experi-    ,    -       «6 ments with the new hybrid rye e 3 srnah amount of vetch four years ago. working closely !n J*’ Jheimer said. “But I’ve Guy Pegg, chairman of the with the men who developed it. had S0™ results overseeding na- Agricultural Stabilization and Dr Horace T 11________J    crass u-iih tuontv      ^    ... Roy Ches Foundation. “Ray Dyer had a lot to do with developing Elbon. too.” Theimer said. “Plans of the Nobel from dirt. “The grain I’m sacking will #i^U?ciKSEED: Thr**.hin9 operations were about completed on one of Ben Theimer's he seed    i ZZZZZ ZL \ *    ,*k*n in *he Sou,h C*"a*a" "".r bottoms.    S.eking the seed    was the final job    before equipment was moved to another field On    the left — Chronist., end    Bill Shelton. Theimer ie on the right. (WEEKLY    Photo).    Crop Improvement Association History of Oakman Began In Indian Territory Days By ILA PEVEHOUSE now Ada. Oklahoma. At this time In the early eighteen-nineties ^hc settlement of what is now Officials Make Inspection of Watershed Sites Final inspection of two import ant sites on the Sandy Cree — - -v.v.«r u .s.    o    —    .ivuuuiai uiaituiiaiiuii d ii u | in me earn -acc J. Harper and Dr ' * 8™“ with ,*.ent5r *nch rows Conservation Committee annotine, a small group of men. including Ada. had no name. These men Watershed Protect eoM,Unde“" hessmore of the Nobel 0|. *'lbon a™ even with a es that the ASO county office is Marion Hunt        ->    ■    60    "°Ject    8°-    unaer it __mi    vt tiro    PIUavt    aa!      I    i______J    ’ u    t » Mivi U1IV/M x I VJL.V. C    u    11ULI    VV Cl a tta. m, .„d    zzJHZ 33.2    S&fA    » tons for certain Pontotoc County>all now deceased, were gathered north of the general store. One SCS engineers met at the Ad -m‘ ’    in    the    sh?*de    of    some    trees,    near    {he    men    in    the    group    made    construction    office. Certified Seed Theimer bdl more than 500 .....  ?    P    . i .    i    ohojc    vi avine uees, near ”    —    ***    eunaiiueuvri oiiice. Foundation were for gdod distrh acres of bottomland along the allotment for 1961 must aDDl/bi f,/ene.].al ,fore- .loca,ed, in lhe    ‘boBC    Man    The    inspection was held billion through the Oklahoma South Canadian, some leased and —.7""..    !    - —-arPP-f - lnd!a?    four miles east:    »a^ yonder. Another of (he Conlraot No a Sites a* enc n _____I    .    C/    -A    L    A    nAMnA..1I..       _    * weedT’g'rowil^g ^rarik’^abouf'^tlieheotreiw^and^    1°^^    “d. *nd, iontiy on *    «i*h    arils end a three-teacher school, was official"^ closed on M rrh H 7J    f®r,‘‘'Tn,y    a    cloudy    sky.    Worstell,    formerly Photo).    OTT.cany closed on March 16, 1956, and the land went back to the original owner. (WEEKLY s< e he personally owns. Last year the land he planted to Elbon rye was sown with certiiied seed, insuring a good quality of seed for market this year. He plans ti, put in 150 acres this year to a combination of Elbon, oats and vetch for pasture, and will also plant twenty acres to harvest for seed. Theimer has reclaimed ’~'jch of the land in his possession from j river bottom undergrowth, and also has done some backfill work where floods have pitted the land or where the drains come down from the hills. He sows Elbon rye during the latter part of August and the first of September in order to get an ! early fall pasture. “The amount of seed per acre depends on the soil,” he said. “The heavier the soil, the more seed a man should put down. I'd say anywhere from fifty to ninety pounds of s._d per acre, depending on the land’s ab “ty to furnish growth.” Underground River Theimer says his ri’ T bottom farm has a good w'ater level. He I has three wells for irrigation if he needs to irrigate. The u'ells are under water now—a pool 210 feet long, three hundred yards from the river shore. He says he figures the w'ells are tapped into a prehistoric] underground river. The w'ells’ reach down 47 feet, and Theimer says be can pump 1.000 gallons of water per minute. After a five or six hours run at that capacity, he says the long pool lowers until th* w'ells are visible, showing] how the water table drops with' steady pumping. Then, aft • shut-1 ting the pumps dowm for a few (Continued on page two) ^Continued on page two) and four miles north of what is (Continued on page two) the Contract No. 3, Sites 22 and 21 (Continued on page two) CAMERA CONSCIOUS: Its even getting difficult these days for a roving cameraman to capture candid shots of horses. They seem to know what s up with the tell-tale boxes. They seem inclined to pose, as witness the above number ... a hors® ® hauled serenely along the highway, calmly facing forward until an automobile bearing cameras moves up — i on the rear. (A cooperative WEEKLY photo by Knickmeyer and Allen . . . Knlck driving and verbally gauging distance as Allen aims and shoots). NO. ll 60TI1 YEAR ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 1960    IO    Pages Seed This Year Ben Theimer Saves ;

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