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   Winters Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 20, 1966, Winters, Texas                                 WINTERS: A West Texas City "Growing" Places!  €nkxptmt  BUY IT IN WINTERS!  VOLUME NO. SIXTY-TWO  WINTERS, TEXAS (795«7)» FRIDAY, MAY 20, 1966  PRICE 10c  NUMBER 9  ■ We Americans are really hep to the suggestion that we must go to great lengths to "export" olir ideas and philosophies of life and living to help sòme of the so-called less fortunate countries of the world more nearly approach our own levels of culture, etc. Which is all well and good—if we are prepared to accept the fact that some of those other countries have a few ideas from which we might profit, if we could only bend a little and .accept them.  Take for instance the area of postage stamps. During the past ' few years we have been flooded by countless designs in postage stamps, especially the commemorative stamps. The designs of the basic stamps— the ^ ^ay-by-day reguldrs—have somehow withstood thé rigors of time and have held their oWn; perhaps because they are nothing elaborate, but simple, expertly-engraved heads and figures, similar to the figures oh our coins. But the commem-oratives! While some of them could be said to be compliments to their designers, there have been others which have approached and even passed the "modernistic" and "expressionist art" category; sòme of the Christmas season stamps of the past several years have taken on a gaudy decorative appearance, and one has had to look twice to separate them from some of the fund-raising stamps and trading starnps. ; If you ever receive mail from sorhe foreign country, take a moment and make some comparisons. (And we hope we will riot be considered unpatriotic to bring up this subject.) There are many exceptions, of course, but there are many foreign which would lay most of our commemoratives in the shade, beauty-wise. And it so happens that some of the real beauties come not from some of the big and rich and powerful countries, but from recently - emerged young nations.  We have been receiving quite a bit of mail recently from "Our Man In Tanzania; " and the stamps he sticks on those letters are something out of this world. They're not gaudy, stick-çandy types! On the contrary, they are colorful to the point of real beauty; to look at them one would not believe that ■ they came from what we are inclined to call a "backward" and undeveloped country. One stamp, a scene of Dar-Es-Salaam Harbour, is a real beauty, with subtle tones and yet .holding the eye. ,Another, a scene of a Game Park Lodge, another beautifully ..designed and executed stamp. Muirchison Falls, Uganda! A Deep Sea Fishing scene, Tanzania! Another- fishing scene a(;àìhst a map of Mafia Island, Tanzania!  AWARDS DAY — Darlene Srieed, Winters High School senior who won first place in shorthand competition in State  UIL contests in Austin recently, presents the plaque she won to the school. Accepting for the school was High School Princi  pal Jake Joyce. Mrs. Frances Bredemeyer, right, is commercial teacher in Winters High School. (Photo- by Little);  WHS Band And Choir Present Concert Tonite  The Winters High School Concert Band and the High School Choir, under direction of James Swofford, will present the annual Spring Concert Friday (tonight) beginning at 8 p. m. in the high school auditorium.  The Choir will present seven numbers at the opening of the program, and the band will present seven numbers. For some numbers, students will direct the band.  WHSBandsters Win Isf Division At Abilene Meet  An estimated 2,000 youths participated in Region 6, UIL competition at McMurry College in Abilene the past week end, and several members of the Winters High School Band won first division honors.  Those winning first division medals were:  Gayla Beali, saxophone solo; Theresa Meyer, French horn solo; Sylvia Tinney, clarinet solo; Sylvia Moore, clarinet solo; Phil Harrison, cornet solo; Jimmy Vaughan, French horn solo; Larry Cook, cornet solo; Mike Magee, alto saxophone solo; Lynn Brubaker, flute solo; saxophone quartet of Mike Magee, Gayla Beali, Ida Martin and Jeanie Hood.  Fourteen senior members of the WHS band will be playing in their final concert in the Winters High School. They are Donny Buchanan, David Brown, Sarah Brown, Cynthia Coward, Johnny Denson, Kathy Dunn, Sally Eckols, Joanie Fuller, Eddie Harrison, Mike Hays, Jeanie Hood, Betty Mills, Linda Schwartz and Janice Stephens.  Officers and UIL contest winners will be recognized during the evening program. Band officers this year are Mike Hays, president; Johnny Denson, vice president; Kathy Dunn, secretary-treasurer; Joanie Fuller, historian; David Brown, reporter.  First Division UIL Contest winners are Gayla Beall, Lynn Brubaker, Larry Cook, Philip Harrison, Jeanie Hood, Mike Magee, Ida Martin, Theresa Meyer, Sylvia Moore, Sylvia Tinney and Jimmy Vaughan. Drum Major this year has been Jeanie Hood, and band librarians, Kathy Dunn and Jeanie Hood.  NOTICE  There will be a special meeting at the Legion Hall Friday May 20, at 7:30 p. m. to discuss the new Legion Insurance. We are taking a group policy on accidental death. We will also discuss the flag service and plan for another feed. Come and bring a prospective new member. Commander Arthur Bates, Adjutant Dr. Z. I. Hale.  i Some people accomplish so little: that if they stopped doing ivhjit they're doing, nobody Would ever notice.  Now they've really ripped it! Developed a "make believe" meat, a substitute for red meat and poultry.  : Recent developments in the use of spun fibers of soybean prQtein as a substitute for almost any food with natural fiber •texture may bring a problem to farmers and ranchers. The ifiber can be treated to imitate such foods as meat, dried fruits, .potato chips, nut kernels and many, vegetables. Since it has HP., taste, it may be given any flavor desired, it is said. ■,.If.this goes oyer, .food shoppers would be fac^ with only a couple of , problems—get a [s^ck'^of the stuff, and. .then buy ,up Jittie tubes of "flavor"—then |f the cook wanted steak, make ^a "steak;, or fried .chicken, get the fried chicken flavor out. jBiit .it would really take an expert' to mix up a .good . hash!.  -J  m 3AN ANTONIO ^  David Burton has accepted a .f^aching position in San Antonio Public Schools, He and his wife, the former Nona Davidson, will )nVò^'e to San Antonio the first of June. He plans to do his J^dduate study in speech'thera* ;py at Trinity University.  •VISIT IN. DALLAS  Mrs'. Clarence rShadei and Mrs.  McCreight'^ereVIn ■Dal-' ■.ja8■Satu^day and Sunday^ to'see the iCivitian Ladles .'Proféssionàl 'golf; tournament. /tWhile . ini Dalf ,las«,thejr visited Mrs. Shadé's aiint, Mrs. J. A. Qiiilleh. .They .^li^Jvisit^d Mr. and Mrs, Jerry 'Cunningham in Cleburne.  RESERVE CHAMPION ^ Brenda Cooper, Winters Riding Club Queen, and Wilson Marks, show Jubilee Bee, the winner of reserve champion mare  trophy at the Quarter Horse Show here Saturday. Jubilee Bee. is owned and was shown by Marks.  (Photo'by Parker Studio)  Long List of Entries In Winten'  Fifty-eight exhibitors showed 60 horses in'87 entries in the Aririiial Quarter Hor.se Show sponsored by the Winters Riding Club here/Saturday. Some horses entered in the show were from as far away as Houston.  Winter» entries won a fair share of: ther trophies and ribbons, with Jubilee Bee, owned by Wilson Marks of Winters, judged the reserve champion Quarter Horse mare.  Darrell P. Nickerson of Gates-ville was show judge, Jim WiU Hams was show manager, and 'i^.^'N. Crowjey show secretary. V'^Tops Ship'Star, an aged gelding bred and trained by E. J. pITreethan, 'of Clyde,', and.now owned by Mr. and' Mrs. H. Rutherford of Clyde, was named senior all-around-cham-' pion of the show. Junior' all-  around champion. Peppy is .Betsy, was ridden and.-.exhibited by Buster Parish, owned by Mather and Parish of Houston.  .Winters horses winning places in the several events included:  MARE CLASSES  Foals of 1966: 1. Unnapied colt. Lazy N Stables. .  Foals of 1965: 3. Miss Meo, R. J. Bauer.  Foals of 1963: 1. Jubilee Bee, Wilson Marks.  Mare and Colt: 2, Miss Bean, Lazy N Stables.  Reserve champion mare: Jubilee Bee, Marks. . '  GELDING CLASSES' ' ' ' . iFoals of ,1964 ancl-after:. 1. King/lLeo Cody, R'. .J. Bauer. /■'Rrbduce of Dam: '2, Lazy N Stables.  Breeders group: R, J. Baiter.  '66 Graduaf es To Have Combined Grad Services  Combined baccalaureate and commencement services have been planned again this year for the graduating class , of Winters High School. There will be no 'separate baccalaureate service.  Graduation exercises will be held Friday evening, May 27, in the Winters High School Auditorium.  Wednesday Will Be Last Day of Regular School  Next Wednesday, May 25, will be the last day of regular school for this year for the Winters school system. There will be no school Thursday, May 26.  Buses will run Friday, May 27, arriving at the school at 1:55. Report cards will be given out beginning at 2 p. m. Friday, with buses leaving on the last trip of the year at 2:35.  Former Teacher Will Speak At  John Foster of Eastland, formerly a teacher in the Wingate School, will be' the speaker for the eighth grade graduation exercises at the Wingate School Tuesday evening of next week. The program will begin at 8 p. m.  James Williams, Wingate School Superintendent, announced an all-school program for. Friday night at, 8 in the school auditorium. Each class will present a play, skit or choral group as a part of the program. Also, the sports teams will present the trophies won this year to the school.  Immediately after Friday night's program, report cards will be given out, Supt. Williams said.  More Money Is Received By  ■Residents of North Runnels County continue to show their mterest in thé operation of the Winters Municipal Hospital, by adding to the donations which have been received during the past few months in a renovation program.  Mr.s. I. N. Phillips of Wingate is the latest to send in a donation to the renovation fund, • in the amount of $50.00.  Jr.Hir5a6tli Grade Bands In Concert Monday  , ^ The Winters Junior High School band, and the bands from the fifth and sixth grades, will be presented in concert at 8 p. m. Monday, in the high school auditorium; ' •  James Swofford is director of the grade school bands.  There will be no admission charge for this concert.  McAdams Attends. Bankers Convention^ Presents Plaque  John Q.-, Mc^dams,, president of the Winters State Bank, attended the convention of Texas Bankers Association -May 14-17i in, Austin, and' presented the outgoing president of'the association, Jeff Austin, .with' a plaque and pin at banquet Saturday night. ,  ■ Mc Adams is a former presl dent of the Texas ' Bankers' Association and.a former .State Banking Commissioner.  Ladies' Tourney Here Tuesday, Winners Listed  Following are the results of the Ladies Golf Tournament sponsored by the Ladies Golf Association at the Winters Country Club Tuesday.  Players were registered from Midland, Sweetwater, Dyess Air Force Base, Snyder, Merkel, Bailinger and Winters.  9 HOLES, 2ND FLIGHT  Low gross: Mary Roller, Winters  Low net: Lucille Hill, Winters Low putts: Barbara Smith, Winters  Longest drive: Dolores Davis, Midland  9 HOLE, 1ST FLIGHT  Low gross: Norma Reeves, Sweetwater Low net: Petie Bean, Winters Low putts: Fiona Robinson, Winters  Longest drive: Norma Reeves of Sweetwater  2ND FLIGHT  Low gross: Mary Alice Far-rell, Dyess AFB Low net: Pat Gilmoro,'Snyder Low putts: Billy Robinson, Dyess AFB  Longest drive: Mary Alice Farrell, Dyess AFB 1ST FLIGHT  Low gross: Becky Knipe, Snyder  Low net: Joan Smith, Abilene Low putts: Fannell Bonney, Merkel  Longest drive: Becky Knipe Snyder  CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT  Low gross: Co-winners, Ethel Patterson, Winters; Johnny Legg, Bailinger  Low putts: Faye Blackshear, Bailinger  Longest drive: Finnie Seale, Snyder  Nearest Hole on No. 6: Faye Blackshear. Medalist: Sue Spoon, Abilene Awards for fartherest distance traveled were to Mary Mote and Dolores Davis, both of Midland.  RIDERS SAY THANKS  The Winters Riding Club wishes to thank ail those who helped in the production of the annual Quarter Horse Show Saturday, and for the donations of trophies and ribbons which were presented to winners in the show. , .,  City Council Orders Seal Coating For Five Streets  TAKES HONORS-A. L. Mitchell, Texas Tech Agricultural Engineering senior from Winters, receives the Southwest Region Student Papers Award from Tech Agricultural En  gineering Professor Ira Williams Wednesday (May 11). Mitchell won the honor in competition with schools in four states.  (Texas Tech Photo)  "Exploratory Think" Program To Study Recreation Possibilities  The possibility of expanding present recreational facilities and adding new ones in Winters is being investigated by the Winters Chamber of Commerce and other interested organizations.  A series of meetings will be held within the next few weeks in a program of study, termed "Exploratory Think," to discuss the different phases of such projects and different means of financing. The first such meeting was held last Thursday night at the City Hall, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Attending were representatives of most of the civic and social clubs of the city, as well as members of the City Council.  The second planning and study meeting will be held in the high school auditorium Thursday, May 26. At this meeting will give reports of the thinking of their organizations.  Harvey D. Jones, president of the Chamber of Commerce, presided, and explained that with shorter work weeks expected to be a reality within a short time, and with the American people possessing more and more  CARY L. GREEN  CLETES W. KILLOUGH  Two Winters Seniors Receive Coveted Opportuni^ Award Scholarshqis  Two graduating seniors of Winters ¡High School' have been notified ■ that they will receive coveted Texas A&M University Opportunity Award' Scholarships. ■  Cfetes W¿yne (Bo) Killough and Cary L. Green, who will graduate with the Class of '66, Willi enter Texas A&M next fall and will each receive stipends of; $1,000 to assist them in installments of $250 per year for four years. '  . The program annually provides approximately 100 four-year scholarship's to high school  graduates of Texas who are capable of outstanding''scholastic achievement and are worthy of the award. The awards are made. possible through the Association of Former Students, the Texas A&M University Development Fund, and by interested citizcns and organizations of the State.  Killough IS the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cletes C. Killough of Winters. He plans to major in electrical engineering.  Green is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Green of Route 2, Wingate, and plans to major in wildlife sciencc.  iU'i  i.f-J-L  money to spend during additional leisure time, a virtual "revolution in the concept of recreation is upon us." With Winters being situated as it is, within short driving distances from metropolitan areas, the possibilities of adequate recreational facilities to meet the ever-increasing demand must not be overlooked, he indicated.  Jim Weaver, of American Engineers of Austin, was present and showed movies of recreational projects which had been built in other parts of the country.  Some of the projects suggested for study include improvement of golf course facilities, a community center building. Little League baseball grounds, picnic and camping areas, rodeo arena and more adequate livestock show barns.  It was suggested that the area of the old Winters Lake north of town would be ideal for a camping and picnic ground. If the area were improved, it was pointed out, it would be used by not only local persons but by tourists who want to spend a night and for picnic groups from surrounding towns.  Mayor W. M. Hays has explained that the City Council several months ago corrimis-sioned eneinecrs to study the area of the old Winters Lake with an idea toward making a picnic and camping ground. Plans have been drawn, and enp.ineers were said to have initiated applications for a grant from the Parks & Wildlife Department with which to do the work. Mayor Hays said the Council should have more definite information regarding this project within a few days.  Weaver told the group of about 40 persons attending the meeting Thursday night that there are several ways in. which such projects can be financed. He said that on some projects, the- community may be able to apply for and receive direct grants; on others, he said, long term loans may be available. He said that this could be done by the City of Winters or by an independent non-profit corporation organized for that purpose. If the City undertook the prb^ iect, he said, it probably would be feasible to sell revenue bonds. If done by an independent organization, members would build the framework by way of selling memberships, and then apply for grants or loans.  Jones urged all organizational representatives to take back to their respective organizations a report on this first meeting and then come to the second meeting next week iwith suggestions as to what could be done to make the community grow recreation-wise.  Several blocks of Winters' streets are receiving a seal coating this week following authorization by the City Council Monday night to spend approximately $2200 on the project.  Officials said this summer's street project is a continuation of the program which has been underway for several years to seal coat some of the city's streets each year.  Streets approved to receive seal coating at this time include:  East Dale: one and one-half blocks, from Grant Street east.  North Grant Street: From East Dale north to Parsonage, one block.  Parsonage Street: One block, from Main Street to North Grant.  Hamilton Street: Two and one-half blocks, from South Main west to the railroad.  Circle Drive: Approximately 1310 feet, in Winterhaven Addition.  BARN BEING BUILT  Contractors have started work on the new City Maintenance Barn in the southeast section of town. Forms were built last week, and concrete floor and foundations were poured this week. It is anticipated that the building proper will begin to go up next week. Contractors expected to complete the project within two weeks after start of installation of the prefab steel building.  HOSPITAL WORK  City Council has approved purchase of additional furniture for patient rooms in Winters Municipal Hospital. Officials said that there has been a need, primarily, for chairs in the rooms. Council also approved purchase and installation of three more evaporative air conditioners for the hospital.  By-laws of the Winters Municipal Hospital were studied and approved by the City Council Monday night, as a prerequisite to receiving approval of the hospital for operation under the provisions of the Medicare program which becomes effective July 1.  Council also agreed to call a meeting with architects to consider what can be done about adding on to the present hospital. City officials will begin a long-range study of the possibilities for additions.  In other business, the City Council also authorized the City Secretary to hire a high school boy with a mechanical drawing background to assist in drawing up tax maps for use by the equalization board.  RANDALL CONNER . . . WHS Student  Randall Conner To Attend Boys State From Winters  Randall Conner, son of Mr. and. Mrs. Robert Conner, will repi-esent' Winters Hiih School at Boys State in Austin June 11-18. He \7ill be among hundreds of boys from all over the state to attend the mythical state convention sponsored by the American Legicm.  Conner, who will be a senior student in Winters High School next year, is a member, of the; National Honor Society, the Blizzard Band, Future Teachers of America, Authors Anonyr 'moüs;^ He also Is a member of; the Spanish C I u b and the; Spanish Honor,Society.  Roy Scogglns 'Post 261 of the American.. Legion is sponsoring Conner.  • I «Va   

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