Wellington Leader, August 1, 1974

Wellington Leader

August 01, 1974

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Wellington Leader (Newspaper) - August 1, 1974, Wellington, Texas Volume LXV ColWiif iwoH fc County Collingtwbrth Twit 7WS Augurt Ptr Copy Plus Tax Number I LocoArtie Group Plans Reunion Old timers and present residents of the Loco and Arlie communities will mingle Sun August at the annual reunion to be held in Bura Handley Community Plans were announced by Cecil COUNSELOR Walter alcoholic and drug counselor for the Alcoholism Coun seling Services Pro now serves Coll ingsworth County on a regular Derryberry Dies Suddenly Early Friday Alvis a Wellington resident 46 died unexpected at her home early July She had not been and her passing came as a shock to both her family and The family home is 811 Haskell A lifelong she was born at Dexter February and was the former Nettie Lee daughter of Walter and Amanda Harvell She grew up in Cook and was married to Derryberry on August at They came here from Cook County in Derryberry worked closely with her husband during the years he was in business She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Funeral services were con ducted at 300 at First Baptist Officiating were the Roy and the Horace Like past visiting and reminiscing will highlight the We will have some forfnef Loco and Arlie residents present this time who have nevef attended one of our said adding On the other there will be many who come every Registration will get under way at when coffee will be Lunch will be served at Lockhart and each family is asked to bring basket Coffee and tea will be The business session will get under way at and a program is planned to follow Merritt Durfey will be master of Musical entertainment will be by a mens quartet composed of Truett Joe Tom Wilkins and Hugh They will sing gospel and familiar There will be a short memorial service to residents and former residents of the community who have died in the past A poem will be presented by Miss Doris As is customary with this there will be an exhibit of paintings by LocoArlie which is open to any present or former resident who is an Old newspapers and other momentoes will be The reunion visitors will continue to visit for as late in the evening as they Working with Lockhart are secreta George Durfey and Miss Wellington ExStudents Meel Saturday for Visiting IN 4H HORSE SHOW Jim Bob Nail participated the annual Texas State 4H Horse Show held in He is a member of the Collingsworth County 4H Horse Skyrockets Get Shoes August 7 Fire Damages Pickup Approximately to dollars worth of damage was caused when a load of hay caught fire July 30 at Sagebrush Feed Chief David Peters said the blaze was believed caused by some form of spontaneous The flames began in the hay and then spread to the 1966 ford pickup which belongs to Sagebrush Feed The first stirrings of football are just a week when the 1974 Skyrocket team literally takes its first U Shoes will be issued to the team on August Coach James Williams announc ed before leaving for coaching Workouts will start August Coach Williams said that shoes will be issued to juniors and seniors Wednesday from to to sophomores from to and to freshmen from to The workouts starting Mon day will be at and will continue daily until the opening of the Wellington Skyrockets have only four seniors returning this year Jim Bob fullback Steve center Kelly end and Ricky This gives Wellington a young team for the coming but Coach Williams points out that there will be some fine boys coming up from last years B Assistant coaches year arc Robert Bruce Phil Bailey and Ronnie The Skyrockets finished their 1973 season upsetting Childrcss a stunning and barely losing to District 2A Coach Williams shows pride in the 1974 and indicates he thinks they have the potential to rise considerab ly above the rating given them by some of the The Skyrockets play Hollis here as their first opponent September This will be followed by Wellington ExStudents will gather August in Bura Handley Community Center for their daylong Colorful is extending a weeklong Welcome to Well ington to all who ever went to school Several latebreaking features have been added and were announced by Calvin Hay Camp Country Club will be open for ExStudents to visit on and Dean Wellington High remodeled since many of the exstudents have seen also will be open for said himself an Door prizes will be given several times during the with the hour not previously Collingsworth County His torical Museum will be open all day Saturday to welcome Clyde is also an The traditional evening meal will be held at the community center at and the Alumni Dance will follow and will be the final event on the One class that of was cancelled as members be Besides these Ex Students will be encouraged to drive around to see the changes and improvements being made in both the business and residential No program is planned just visitation as that is what most exstudents have indicated they Mitchell A visit to Hay Camp Country Club will be a highlight for This is the former Mill Iron Ranch with its historic ranch house now the club Its picturesque beauty is unusual to the Just after entering the club visitors will visit the modern new swimming pro and golf The latter will open in a short This is a private and it is opened for visitors through the courtesy of the and Hay Camp is now in only the first stage of its Those wishing to visit it will IN GRBENBBLT BOWL ACTIVITIES Richard Sanders will represent the Wellington Skyrockets in the Greenbelt Bowl Game Satur August Wellingtons nominee for Green belt Bowl Queen is Kim Entries Sought in County Fair Edd Henard will be the parade chairman for the Collingsworth County and she urged this week that all businesses and organizations plan now to have an The parade will open the fair at September Richard Sanders to Pfay in Greenbelt Daughters of Julia Muse Give Lots to County Museum V Three lots immediately north of the Collingsworth County Historical Museum property have been given to the museum anu uie pastor of Calvary Baptist by members of a pioneer faro nii in The eift is in memory of the Burial was in Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kelso Funeral Pall bearers were Elvis Marvin Emmett Don Garner of Wayne Ware of Spearman and Bill Survivors are her husband three Milburn Derryberry and Boyd Derryberry of See page The gift is in memory of the late Julia Emy Coleman Muse by her three Wincie Jim Muse C de Baca of Los Nelle Jack Muse Sawnders and Mary Jean Muse Bassett of Announcement of the gift was made by Clyde Museum The deed was presented to her July The lots themselves have an Nicholson Exes to Gather on 18 If you ever went to school at Nicholson in all the years of that communitys you are eligible to attend the ex students reunion to be held August at Sham rock Park This announcement comes from Mattie longtime resident of that area now living in Shamrock The reunion will begin at and a picnic lunch will be Visitation will provide the said Nicholson community is located about 15 miles north of on US and had a school which in the mid30s consolidated with interesting bit of They came into Muse posses sion in the 1930s during the when she traded a car for The Alexander Coleman family came to Collingsworth shortly after it became a and their activities of their children centered in the Dozier and Aberdeen Muse was the daughter of the late and Alexander familiarly called Tee by her family and They were also the grandparents of Dee and Jess Coleman of this county and Leon Coleman of Oklahoma Julia Coleman was postmas ter at Aberdeen and living the late Carl and Ola who ran the when she met and later married Jack was from a pioneer county and his John Muse put in the first gin at his granddaughters told This same John Muse also bought the two story Rocking Chair Ranch house at which during the height of the ranch history was occupied by its John Drew and his The Muse purchase was about As the family drove up to take they found the house in flames and it burned to the ground without their ever having spent a night in C de Saunders and Bassett were born while the family lived at and later they made their home in Muse and her daughters returned here in the and she worked in the Collingsworth County Library with Miss Katherine Boverie for several years before leaving in to live with one of the Muse died in 1965 and is buried in the Dozier Top High School football players from many Texas and Oklahoma towns will converge in Childress the week of August 410 to compete in the 25th Annual Greenbelt Bowl Football scheduled for 8 August in Fair Park Among these will be Richard Wellington Skyrocket named to the AllState team at the end of the 1973 football He has selected as the Greenbelt Queen nominee Kim daughter of and Bob who was 18 years old on July played both offensive and defensive tackle Deskins Wells Still Improving Deskins Wells is continuing to improve her Henry said July She underwent surgery in Anthonys Hospital July for the He is the son of and Joe and has been working with a harvest crew until a few days Players will arrive August for and a See page 2 We would like to make this big and she pointed and we can do it only if many people take There will be all the different categories and a number of and the rules will be about the the chairman adding that entries from every part of the county are This is a countywide affair to create interest and pride in our If people dont get involved in the it cannot be very Henard Parade rules are available from her or from the Chamber of Commerce 914 West go by FM road 338 the Dodson Highway then onto FM following it to the point where it turns A north turn instead will take the visitor to Hay Visitors will be free to cat at one of the Wellington restau See page I Colquitt Nash To Church Post In New Mexico Colquitt youth and education director of the Church of has resigned to accept similar position with the Church of Christ at New his wife and their two years will leave for their new home August It was a hard decision for said This being our first we really fell in love Nash began work with the Church of Christ here a little more than a year following his graduation from Lubbock Christian with a degree in The boys and girls in the church have been instrumental for mucji accomplish he fv Besides his work with the Nash is a member of the Volunteer Ambulance Kiwanis Club and the Chamber of He reported Skyrocket foot ball games for The Wellington Leader during the 1973 School Announces Auxiliary Workers Kindergarten Enrolls 1 Children who will attend kindergarten this year will enroll at Elementary School August E Clement reminded The childs immunization record and birth certificate must be he Both Bob Elementary School and Joe kindergarten will be present to enroll the Hiring of additional auxiliary personnel for the Wellington Schools was announced this week by Cora has been elected as Title 1 School to work with the school three days each Brown resigned as director of nursing service of Collingsworth General Hospital to accept the Mike Smith was elected 8s an EPCO teachers aide working in special Two EPCO speech to work in Wellington two days each have been and additional information will be announced next Clement said the former Judy attended Midwestern Wichita Falls one year and West Texas State two She is a member of the 1924 Study Club and active in civic Brown moved to Wellington in when her Doyle Brown was transferred by the Texas Highway She was employed part time as head nurse for Josephs Hospital and became Director of Nursing Service when Collings worth General acquired the hospital in March A graduate of Shamrock High School and Oklahoma General Hospital School of she was employed by Baptist Oklahoma Harris Methodist Orange Memorial and was director of nursing service at Shamrock General Hospital three years just prior to moving Hospital Names Inghram to Nursing Post Glenna has been appointed director of nursing service of Collingsworth General Garner Al announced this She succeeds Cora who resigned to become school Inghram joined the hospital staff here in March as assistant director of nursing Inghram is eminently qualified in all areas of having worked as surgery nurse and relief in the obstetrical department at Highland Gener al five She served as head nurse in the United State Air Force Hospital at and worked in hospitals in Pennsylvania before moving to Pampa in She was graduated from Mobeetie High attended Blackwood Davis Business See page 1 Band Practice to Begin August 12 Members of That Skyrocket Band will hold their first session August at at the band their new Garry an nounced this This first session will be for the director and the students to get he pointed They will also discuss other practice sessions which will be held each Band members are asked to bring their instruments to that The high school band includes grades 8 through Wofford comes here from where he was band director two Reared at he received his BM degree in music education from Hardin Simmons He was a member of the HSV Cowbpy Band and played with it at President Nixons Innaugura tion in 1969 and in Thanksgiving Parade in New York Wofford is also a HSU graduate and taught English and speech three ;