Thursday, September 29, 1960

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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma By Mail in Pontetec And Adjoining Counties Single Copy 10 Cents Only Per Year Combined With The Ada Times-Democrat 60TH YEAR 8 Pages ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1960 NO. 25 Stonewall Women Return To High School Classrooms If for some reason you failed teaching in the Stonewall schoo BACK IN SCHOOL: The above five women seated at typewriters seem intent on the business at them- selves with commercial training for jobs in the years ahead. Each felt a need for more education, so they re-entered Stonewall High School. Their instructor in typing, Mrs. June Scott, stands on the left. Seated, left to right, are Mrs. E. O. Humphers, Mrs. Glen Oakley, Mrs. Mary Pat DeCamp, Mrs. Geneva Gregory and Mrs. Reba Blevens. (NEWS Staff County 4-H Club Members Place At Big State Fair When State Fair time rolls menrious competition. This year around each year there are no exception. ways several 4-H youngsters from' One Pontotoc County boy this Pontotoc County at the Oklaho- even took first Place in three 'exhibits. James Morrow of Fitz- ma City Fairgrounds competing hugh won fjrst in spring fjrst with exhibits, and they seldom jjn mimg beans, and first in an- come back without placing. nual lespedeza forage. In addition, If honors aren't always tops, they're close to the peak, and show up well in the face of tre- he won second place in the peren- nial lespedeza forage contest and second in mung bean forage. Bill Meyers, Galey. drew down top honors with his red apple ex- hibit, and went on to win second in peanuts, third in sweet pota- toes and eighth place with his ex- hibit of cow peas. Carrol Stonecipher won two third-place spots in vetch and pea- nut exhibits. Carrol is from Van- oss. Another Vanoss boy, Mike 'Tiffin, won fourth place in gar- to finish high school, or if you finished and still feel your com- mercial training is not adequate in this progressive home-stretch of the 20th century, there's some- thing you can do about it. You can arrange your affairs and working time on a tighter schedule, pick up books, paper and pencils and head right back to school with the kids. Working Hard Five women in the Stonewall area have done just that. Some of them finished high school be- fore marriage and some did not, but now they're working with a common awareness of the grow- ing need for education. Each day they report for classes in Stone- wall High School. They are taking business training and working hard at it, and say they enjoy the courses more than they did when they ware in their teens. The five women are Mrs. E. 0. Humphers, Mrs. Glen Oakley, Mrs. Mary Pat DeCamp, Mrs. Geneva Gregory and Mrs. Reba Blevens. Walk into Stonewall High any day in the week and you will find them deap in concentration and Mrs. June Scott. "They're all good students." den seed and fifth in insect col- lection. Dean Wiles, Stonewall, took fourth in onions, and Derral Isaacs. Galey, took fourth with an _ exhibit of milo. DeWayne Coffey, j Mrs. Scott said. "They're getting iLatta. placed seventh in insect collection. j Five 4-H boys and five girls :from the county attended the State Fair School this week. Emerson system since 1948, is proud of the records the f i v ladies are making. "It ought to be an inspiration to the younger set, just watching Mrs. Nelms said. "I ought to make young folks realize fully the importance of educa tion." Mrs. Oakley, Mrs. Humphen and Mrs. Gregory have finishet high school, but each felt a neet for extended commercial train ing. Mrs. Oakley, whose husbant died last spring, perhaps feels more pressing need than her women classmates. Mrs. Oakley has a son. Charles who is now a senior in Stonewal High, and a young daughter Judy, who is a sophomore. Mrs Oakley's training in typing, book keeping and shorthand will obvi ously make job prospects bright er in the years ahead. Mrs. Mary Pat DeCamp re- entered high school this year in the tenth grade. She is taking English, typing, algebra, home economics and general business Mrs. E. 0. Humphers is taking bookkeeping and typing. Mrs Geneva Gregory is taking typing and bookkeeping. Mrs. Reba along fine in their classes. They work hard." Proud of Records Mrs. Nelms. who has been Blevins is taking English, home economics, typing, American his- tory and commercial law. The five women students, though all are taking their belated school- ing seriously, smiling agreed when interviewed: "It's interesting. It's a lot of fun." Ballots Are Being Mailed On ASC Committee flection Ballots were mailed out to Pon- totoc County voters this week for election of county Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation committeemen to serve next term. Bennett Sherrer, manager of the ASC office, Ada, said 1300 bal- lots were mailed to county farm- ers and ranchers on Friday, Sep- tember 30. Purpose of the regular election is to install a committee to direct the administration of the Soil Con- servation and Domestic Allotment Act and the Agricultural Adjust- ment Act. (Continued on page two) flfc jflPV SHE LOVES TO BAKE: Cheryl Jeanne Melton, president of the Vanoss 4-H Club, V e es to do better tna" "P the cook stove and bake up some goodies which may include everything from yeast bread or rolls to fancy cakes fit for Sh- Cheryl Melton, Vanoss Student Wins Honors In Baking Contest If the way to a man's heart isiella step right out of the book and I Jeanne, chances are it will take hrough the culinary art to weep. isome clobbering by a rolling pin embellish an earthy old saying- hen a young girl student at, Van- >ss High School may some day atch onto a dashing Prince Charming that will make Cinder- r ing uy <a lulling pin The Vanoss student is M i s s jto keeP vou from pestering for Cheryl Jeanne Melton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Melton of Gaar Corner. Once you've tasted a cake baked by Miss Cheryl Cheryl Jeanne, who has com- pleted seven years of 4-H Club on page two) Cattle Disease Strikes Hard At Transmitted By Insects Herds On Area Ranches When a cattleman riding t h e range these days comes upon a cow that has wandered alone in- to a thicket and is very weak or dead, chances she has been struck by the dread disease called ana- plasmosis. 'Folks7 Magazine Features Story By Mrs. Snyder There's an old saying about the writing game that a good story will find its place, and it seems to be proven tine this month in the experience of Mrs. W. E. Sny- der of Fittstown. One of Mrs. Snyder's feature stories, previously published in the ADA WEEKLY NEWS, tile ADA EVENING NEWS and THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN, is featur- ed this month, along with numer- ous encouraging comments, in the magazine, "Folks" which goes out regularly to country corres- pondents. The story, printed in its entirety, is shown as an example of the. jkind of warm, human-interest re- may John Crabtree is holding. They're one-inch PortinS needed_ in newspaper CAW-CAW ROPE: Nope, those aren t grasshoppers perched on the IUH, noiomg. i ney r firecrackers, like the kids fire on the Fourth of July, but Crabtree is using them for a different purpose to scare ma- raudmg crows out of his pecan groves southwest o' Ada. Crabtree takes a knitting needle, threads fuses of the "crack- f.ew.'neneVpart' hangs the rope and lets it burn like a master dynamite fuse, exploding the fire- crackers at fifteen minute intervals as it burns. (WEEKLY feature line. Correspondents and others may look forward to read- ing it in the October issue of "Folks." Summer and early fall is the time when anaplasmosis is at its worst. And, according to local reports, several Pontotoc County cattlemen have had an extremely hard tussle with the disease this year. Anaplasmosis, as most cat- tlemen is a disease caused by infectious organisms which destroy the red blood cells and creates anemia that causes ani- mals to weaken and die. On Here- ford animals, the disease will cause white areas of the body to turn yellow; udder and eyes will be definitely of a yellow cast. The yellow condition on Angus cattle is sometimes difficult to demon- strate except in the white areas of the eyes. Spread by Insects Dr. Leon Self, Ada veterinarian, said anaplasmosis is seldom de- tected in a herd of cattle until some damage is already done. "It's usually first noticed in a he said, "when a rancher finds some cattle dead." Anaplasmosis isn't a contagious disease, at least not in the sense passed from ani- mal to animal by contact. The disease is usually spread by horseflies. However, according to a report "rom Dr. Don Williams, (Continued on page two) J-The above cow, photographed on" a loc.l ranch, is with the dread disease which is transmitted by horseflies, ticks, mos- quitoes and stable flies. Notice the cow's aggressive look, and that in spite of weakness. A peculiarity of anaplasmosis is that seme cows afflicted with it will fight until they drop dead, (WEEKLY Gal ley-Van ting Around The County LATTA By MRS. WESLEY BRANTLEY The Cumberland Presbyterian Church committee on Christian Education have selected the fol- lowing to serve the coming year: Sunday school superintendent, Lee Andrews; assistant, J. C. Shortes Jr.: secretary, Mrs. W. P. Geroge: assistant and correspond- ing secretary, Mrs. Luther Thomp- son; song director, Wesley Brant- ley Jr.; children's department superintendent Mrs. Wesley Brantley; assistant, Mrs. Harold Shaw; choir director for church, Mrs. Bob Mayberry; assistant, Danny Lovelace; accompanists, Mrs. Joe Bunch, Miss Kay Coop- er and Miss Janell Thompson; Teachers: adult, Luther Thom- son; assistant, Mrs. J. C. Pruitt; young adult, Wesley Brantley: assistant, Mrs. A. L. Graham; senior young people, Mrs. Ken Wilson; assistant, Riley Green; junior high, Mrs. Lee Andrews; assistant, Mrs. Herbert Cooper; junior boys, Bob Mayberry; as- sistant. Bob Crockett; junior girls, Mrs. F. H. LaEollette; assistant, Mrs. J. C. Shortes; primary, Mrs. 'Walter Smith; assistants, Mrs. Bobby Shortes and Mrs. 0. T. Maxey; beginner, Mrs. Jack Presley; assistant, Miss Jan George: cradle roll, Mrs. Bill Nelson; assistant, Mrs. Bob Crock- ett: Fellowship leaders: crusaders, group one, Mrs. Harold Shaw; group two, Mrs. Jack Presley; group three, Mrs. Joe Lovelace; assistant leaders, Mrs. Bob May- berry, Mrs. Bob Kerr; music dir- ector, Mrs. Joe Lovelace; pianist, Janell Thompson; junior high, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cooper; senior high, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Shortes. The of the church is Rev. F. H. LaFullette. Mrs. J. G. Lovelace, Mrs. M. L. Stegall, Joe Lovelace and Gary and Larry visited in Fort Worth Wednesday and Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Battle, Lan- ny and Terry. Thursday evening Mrs. Lovelace and Mrs. Stegall were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cooper, Kay and Jandy. Mrs. Stegall left Friday for her home in Clington following a weeks stay here with her mother and other relatives. Danny Love- lace accompanied her home and spent the weekend. _winter. They have been here vis- 'iting his mother, Mrs. Mary Lou Scott, who has been seriously ill but is improving. Mr. and Mrs. Benton Scott left Monday for Phoenix, Ariz., where they will make their home this Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Wilson have returned to their home in Chica- go following a weeks visit with their son, Ken Wilson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Presley re- turned home Thursday evening from a vacation spent in Cali- fornia. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Maxey and Kay were among those from this community who attended the state fair in Oklahoma City Sun- day. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Swimm re- turned home Friday following a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Melvin Shrout and family in Kan- sas City. It was ta honor Mrs. M. L. Ste-1 gall, Clinton, who last week was guest of her mother, Mrs. J. G. Lovelace, that Mrs. Wesley Brant- ley entertained with a coffee at her home Friday morning. Mrs Stegall brought her camera and took home movies of the group. Enjoying the hospitality were Mrs. Coy Shortes, Mrs. Bob May- berry, Mrs. Herbert Cooper, Mrs. Sidney Green, Mrs. Walter Smith, Mrs. J. C. Shortes and Jay, Mrs. Harold Shaw and Vicki, Mrs. Joe Lovelace, Mrs. Stegall and Mrs. Brantley. BEBEE By MRS. LEO SCOTT The Camp Ground Free Will Baptist Church had 48 in Sunday School. The pastor. Rev. Curtis Hogue, delivered the morning and evening messages. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Hears spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hayes Jr. and sons of Dun- can. (Continued on two)

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