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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 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, OKLAHOtMA, THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1960 Ada Attorney Raps Demo Chairman A furor arose Wednesday over the endorsement of a candidate by the chairman of the Pontotoc County Democratic Central Com- mittee. Lewi? M. Watson, Ada attorney. called for Democratic Chairman I. Jones to resign his position as a result of a newspaper en- dorsement of David Gray, a can- didate for county commissioner. "The Democratic Party bylaws strictly forbid a county chair- man's taking part in any primary Watson charged. "Mr. Jones' endorsement of David Gray in the newspaper advertise- ment comprises a breach of faith with the Democrats of the county and he should tender his resigna- tion." The party bylaws require a county chairman to remain inac- tive in primary elections. Jones' name was one of several from Allen published in an adver- tisement for Gray in last Sunday's edition of The Ada Evening News. 'As Individual' The statement lauded Gray's work as county commissioner and endorsed his stand against admin- istration proposals. "Yes. I signed the Jones said Wednesday morning. "But, I did it as an individual, 10 Pages (Continued on page two) Penalty Rate Is Scheduled On Cotton NO. 13 Marketing quota penalty rates By W. L. KNICKMEYER on "excess" cotton of the I960 j If Grandma could sit up for one crops of upland cotton were an- quick look at what Cleo Ozbirn's nounced this week by the U. S.! doing with chickens over at Scul- Department of Agriculture. The lin, she'd lie down hastily pull the penalty rate on upland cotton is i dirt back over her head and try 19 4 cents per pound. j her best to forget she'd ever seen Controlling legislations directs it. that the marketing quota penalty j Grandma, you'll remember for upland cotton be 50 per used to raise chickens, too But cent of the parity price per pound she went at ths thing logically of cotton effective as of June 15! reasonably, in line with the reg- of the calendar year in which the ular course of nature Every so cotton is produced. The parity often she'd hold out a setting of price for upland cotton as of June eggs, catch a broody hen ID was 38.89 cents per pound. j and let the hen take care of the Growers approved marketing j rest of it. After a while the roost- quotas for the 1960 crops of up- ers would make fried chicken and land cotton in referendums last the pullets would take their place )PPPmHpr 15 Big Poultry Operation At Scullin Reveals The Industry's New Look December 15. When cotton marketing quotas are in effect, a farmer who does not comply with the cotton acreage allotment established on his farm is subject to a penalty on his farm marketing excess. The cotton crop from the farm is also ineligible for price support under Commodity Credity Corp- oration programs. Representative, Sheriff Draw Top County Voting TALK OF THE DAY: Politics took the spotlight July 4th at Glenwood Park, Ada Toes- day s election was conning op, and many groops of men were forming huddles, passing opinions and receiving some while the rally was underway. Candidates handed oot cards and literature, too, and those kept the talk sparked up. (NEWS Photo) By ERNEST THOMPSON One runoff, a new state representative and a stream of incumbents returning to office resulted from Tues- Wheat Allotments Are Set in County 01 incumoents returning to office resulted from i tary he was employed" days primary election in Pontotoc County, as almost A counl-v vvheat acreage allot-IEach farmer will be mailed an'comPany in Houston, Tex. UOO votes paraded to the ballot boxes in an unexpected- ment of 745 acres for 1961 was: official notice of his wheat allot- He went to Sheopard AFB from lv heavy turnout. :announced this week- hv r, before 'he vvheat market-j Lackland AFB, Texas, where he Allen Airman Graduates From AFB School Sheppard AFB. third class Henry F. Whitehead, son of M. C. Whitehead. Allen, was graduated recently from the electrical power production oper- ator course at Sheppard Air Force Base. Texas. Airman Whitehead was grad- uated from Allen High School, in 1958. Prior to entering mili- tary he was employed by an oil ly heavy turnout. announced this week bv before the wheat market- j Lackland AFB, Texas, where he The runoff Will pit incumbent sheriff Oren Phillips I Pegg. chairman of Pontotoc'ing quota referendum to be hls basic military train- against challenger Burl Griffin. The two came out Agricultural Thursday. July 21. in a torrid race for the county's chief law Conservation Committee. "The referendum will decide rrrv Officer. Cecil Smith ran a close third, just fifty-five votes.3 announced is Pontotc1 important questions for wheat behind Griffin, but will apparently not ask for a rponnnt. County s share of tne national Mrs. Pegg said. of the ballots. "-UUJ1Li wheat allotment of 55 million lne outcome, naturally, wi of the ballots. The new state representative is Lonnie L. who ta Homer School principal. Abbott unseated first-term in-; e allotment wil1 beihaiot, Henry R. Roberts by an overwhelming Tuesday voting. 'and will re- present the will of those growers who take fhe trouble to cast their ._....._, ...____ least two-thirds of the committee. The work of assign- growers who vote approve the J.IICT vi ui Ul 10 Office include: com- ing allotments to individual farms! missioners David Gray, George Collins and Rae Thomp- will be completed early in JuTy I son; County Assessor Charles Rushing: State tative Robert W. Ford; and County Surveyor Charles M.i Holt. The county voters also gave sheriffs race which had a! thumping vote of approval to U. S. lota' of 7.920 votes cast. then they will be in ef- (Continued on page two) CITY RAIN TOTAL 1.70 INCHES Late morning showers Wednes- day another inch of rain- 1 Ada as replacements in the flock. Mrs. Ozbirn's operation is a little different. She raises thou- sands and thousands of chickens all pullets, at that but never gathers Egg One. As soon as the birds get up close to the laying stage, Mrs. Ozbirn gets rid of them and starts on another batch. A Specialist What Grandma would make of all this doesn't bear thinking of. What Mrs. Ozbirn makes of it, though, is a good deal. For Mrs' Ozbirn is a pretty important fac- tor in the poultry industry's New Look. She's a specialist. She's the first echelon in an integrated egg-pro- ducing setup that starts at Scul- lin, has Sulphur feed dealer R. T Brown at the center, passes through 11 laying flocks m the Murray County area, and winds up as truckload upon truckload of grade A eggs in Oklahoma City. _This is a contract operation, right down the line, with Brown the key man in the network. He supplies the chickens and the feed pays Mrs. Ozbirn so much per per week for raising replace- pullets, pays his cage-layer operators so what they then sells the eggs, still on a contract basis to Safeway at Oklahoma City. Layers Brown accepts the risks in the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. today. The high reported Wednesday was 80 with the mercury dipping down to 68 during the evening hours. Ozbirn; Scullin, doesn't bother with all the odds and end. of n iust one thin9: satisfied with the way things are general keeping a close watch ov- extra surge blew one of the hose 01 n. isr (Virt _...._.. ff i __ "Even when eggs were Brown says, "I broke even on the busine I er the chickens. connections off. And wherT Mrs. Poultry Trouble j Ozbirn visited her charges in the who's ever fooled with morning she found one pen com- I. .voy wos ever ooe w my Chickens knows that the cantanke- liWe critters take of "Those all backed pieniy 01 inose clucks were all backed f T yTt, Leave them alone for a off to the sides of the pen, as tw 1iT. hours and they can get into away as they could for and Mrs_ Ozbirn .supplies replace- more trouble than you can'untan- L more trouble than you can'untan- j gle in a week. Senator Robert S. Kerr and U. S. Congressman Tom Steed. A surge of voting late in the afternoon pushed the county total almost as high as it was in the iiiMjimuuruaDie gubernatorial year of 1958. Then. Heads. Phillips won large plurali- 8.300 cast their ballots. The big- lies in sllch boxes as Homer, Al-; gest In the race for sheriff, four can- i didates battled it out. j On lhe early returns from the; rural boxes, Phillips and Griffin ran up apparently King Cotton's Army Is Scattered But Some Still Uphold Its Worth doant ments rh the ad" King's army still County farms. several Ponto- on his place south of Ahloso, he has fifty acres of comparative- ly new Parrot variety, and says if restrictions had allowed it. he would have planted several acres more. "Growing cotton the hard chore it once was." Flanagan said when interviewed bss'de his halted tractor. He pushed back his wide-brimmed hat and look- ed with obvious pride across a thirty acre field where heat-haze sing in abandoned ruins. Only one active gin, located at Allen, remains in the county now. Not so long ago every town had frora one to three gins, and from dawn until late at night everyday of the picking season, wagons and trucks stood in long lines, waiting their turn to be unloaded and have their cash-crop lint pressed into bales. "I remember when cotton-pick- ing time lasted all fall and all winter and clean on up until Flanagan said. "Some- times we'd snatch the last scrap- picking one day and start turning the dead stalks under the next merits for all of them. Actually, at this level there's one more subdivision. Mrs. Oz- birn's brother-in-law, Al Donaghe UL (who lives just across the course, equipped with automatic "halvers" with her on waterers. with float valves that of the deal. The men do: keep water at a constant level in Fortunately7 none of the chic- Take that time last year "3d This business of "pen" requires SUI'Pn nr a fa' t C i----- mJX, nn-n uu ai a UUIJ Slant IcVCl in wi i labor and their own" in f. heavier work of rassling sacks the troughs. Nothing to worry explanation. With chickens in buildinl anH th ri feed and "P the about Mrs-' 0. thought j or to the batch. er Kv. Firft r ,t' cluckenhouse; Mrs. Ozbirn draws But one night the pressure pump I dimensions of the Ozbirn Brown nnrith .1, P 1 a n, j the job of washing out the water evidently sucked up an air bub- chickenhouse are 40 by 200 feet. Blown and the others are well! troughs every morning and in I We or something. The resulting on p.fl. two) danced. "Doesn't take me long to the next gst across a field like this with a gettlng the ready for anoth- tractor rigged cultivator. Modern er Crop' Back Jthen' everybody equipment makes it easier rew cotton' and !t was hard to maes easer Guess you could say picking is the Plckers- Each was worst part, but usually we have tied up. picking their own crop. It isn't that, way now." Flanagan's land is obviously plenty of hands." Flanagan has been growing cot'- itmagan tanu is uuviuusiy ton in Pontotoc County since the j we" adapted to cotton, in 1958 he middle twenties. During those i Srew 32 ba'es on 33.8 many years before about a bale and a half per acre, and in the county i w'hich is exceptionally good. Last ias undisputed king. It was the his entir viri grew Ban grew illotment Flanagan is still a strong believer in cotton, and plants wLJk iC ,'s snown above plowing a thirty acre strip of the >y, wmcn ne minks is about the best bet for a top lint vield In 195J! Flana bales of cotton on 33.8 acres good production in any cotton grower's boSk ------------------------------_________ _________ and only cash crop that fam- upon, and many their tin roofs and suction pipes corroding with rust and their clap- board or brick seed houses collap- year. however, the per-acre yeild of lint dropped off considerably but not enough to destroy his pro-1 fit. And this year, hs says, pros- pects look good. I Boll weevils aren't the meance i sai tiling in i (Continued on page two) I Staff Ts" CUo Ozhirn Wh enter on then- careers as grade A egg makers are these (count 'em) pullets being thinn th. A they're ready to go to work they'll fan out to 11 laying flocks, exemplifying the new- V mdustry: vertle81 R. T. Brown of Sulphur is the promoter of the project. (NEWS Galley -Vanting Around The County JESSE Mr" a" rode the pony and popped I A week Sundav Mr. and'Dutv in Pnn.ntn, _...... By MRS. E. O. HL'MPHERS Oran Kerr began hi? vacation last Monday. Wednesday he and -Mrs. Kerr went to Oklahoma City and visited their daughter and husband. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Watts. While there they visited Mr. and Mrs. Jack They re- turned home Friday. Their daugh- ter. Mrs. Watts, came with them. They stopped in Seminole and [visilcd with Kerr's niece and i family. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Walk- er. Patricia Kerr visited with her brother and family, Mr. and .Mrs. Don Kerr in Ada." The most welcome thing around Jesse this week was the good rain that began Tuesday. Friday Mr. and Mrs. Howard Antikin. Barbara and Billie How- ard of Los Angeles arrived at the home of Mrs. Anlkrin's parents.! Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Pharr for a 'few day's vacation. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Louis Me-; Donald and Jay, Tecumseh, came down and spent the night., Mr. and Mrs. Pharr had all their children and grandchildren except one granddaughter, who was the former Jackie Antrikin. now: Mrs. Jackie Boam. at home Sun- day niphl and they all spent the night with them. Ronnie Miller stayed all night with Perry Underbill Saturday night. Mrs. Underbill took them o the show in Stonewall. After i the show they fished until mid- night and caught'enough fish for Sunday dinner. Mrs. Underbill in- ,vited Ronnie for dinner. She cooked the fish for them. Larry Miller joined them for dinner. Sunday Mrs. Durward Miller and Nita Jo visited Mr. and Mrs. Lee Miller. Mrs. Miller took the children swimming in the after- ported they had the time of their i lives. noon, rode the pony and popped, A week ago Sunday Mr. and'Duty in Pontotoc. Friday they'tied their calves also Charlie fire crackers. ,Mp. C. A. Thomason had a house went to Sulphur to visit the 0. K Monday Mrs. Miller had her .full of company. They were Mr.'Lawrence and make final plans folks Mr. and Mrs. Rayford May' and Mrs. Slat Saint and children, for the trip to Stamford Tex for for dinner. Mr. May and Ronnie; Ada: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thomp- the rodeo and old soldier's r'eun- went fishing, caught two nice son, Union Valley: Mr. and Mrs ion ones. Larry Miller. Billie went swimming in Sheep Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Clin- ton and children of Tulsa spent the week-end visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Dale, Betty and Glenda. s. urday morning and retllrned Mon. _ iday afternon. Mr. Thomason plac- Thursday afternoon Mr. and ed sixth. Pretty good for a young (Mrs. C. A. Thomason visited of 74. The" other I 'She event was climaxed with a big dance. Over 1700 attend- ed. Charlie said he thought they were all on the floor at one time. j Friday night Mr. and Mrs. Mar- 1 tin Dale visited with Mr. and Mrs. Thomason. Mr. ajjd Mrs. R. A. Jennings helped Mrs. Thomason with her work while Mr. Thoma- :son was away. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Shellen- berger of Tishomingo spent Fri- day night with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Shellenberger. Mr. and Mrs. Shellenberger, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Shellenberger and Ann Shellenberger attended the wedding of Sharon Brooks and Jim Riley Saturday night. Sunday Douglas Shellenberger spent the day with Richard and Randy Humphers. Mr. Humphers j (Continued on two)
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