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Wellington Leader (Newspaper) - May 1, 1986, Wellington, Texas EMPIRE MICRO PUBLISHING BOX 816423 TX 75234 5 J 22 Pages Volume For Seventysix Years a Builder in County COLLINGSWORTH TEXAS 79095 MAY 30C 29plus 1tax Number 42 Democrats Expecting Large Voter Turnout OUTSTANDING ROCKETTES Honored as Wellingtons best athletic performers during the past school year at the All Sports Banquet April 25 were from Trina Baker and Donna track Leigh Ann team spirit in basketball Margo offense Ashley most improved KayLynn Bartlett and Ginger Collingsworth County Demo cratic leaders are preparing for one of the heavier votes of recent years in the First Democratic Primary election to be held May Polls will open at 7 and close at 7 Because of con fusion that continues to exist in the minds of a number of voters as to which voting box they will go those preparing for the election again announced the location of voting Polling places with the number of the Commissioners precinct and the number of the voting box for those voting the Democratic ticket are Commissioners Precinct 1 Vot ing Box Wellington High and Voting Box Dodson Com munity Commissioners Precinct 2 Vot ing Box Court house and Voting Box Commissioners Precinct 3 Vot ing Box 8 at Quail and Voting Box 9 at Wellington Elementary Commissioners Precinct 4 Vot ing Box Bura Handley Com munity Center and Voting Box 56 at Samnorwood An unusual feature appears in this Collingsworth County man seeking to be the Democratic party nominee for a seat in Doug Well ington is a candidate for Congress representing District His opponent is Don Stribling of It has been almost half a century since Collingsworth County has had a congressional Seal has covered the big 13th district and he has gone into areas that are strongly energy oriented and as well as the farm counties with only a few For the past week he is concen on the Falls Seal has received the endorse ment of The Wellington Leader in his home and by the Amarillo Globe Lennie democratic County has announced the dis and county in addition to the governors They are listed here in the order they appear on the State District 84 Foster County judge Zook John and Kenneth District and county clerk Helen Karen County treasurer Yvonne Brew County Precinct 2 Jimmie Barber and Joe Frank County Commissioner Precinct 4 Col Dudley Ray mond Justice of the Precinct 1 Fires and Kathy Democrats will also vote on their county chairman and on the chair man of the precinct in which they None of the incumbents are opposed for County chairman Lennie Precinct 1 Helen Precinct 2 Olan Precinct 3 Willie Faye See page 2 Republicans Hold Primary Saturday ROSES FOR THE ROCKETS The first Republican Party Pri is award winners at All Sports Banquet April 25 were from Mike tennis Jessie T num Larry Wright Memorial Fighting Heart Shawn Dam and Neal track Johnn run held ning back Kendall basketball and Mike football Voters Cannot Cross Party Lines Example If you vote for a candidate on the Democratic Pri Absentee Voting Ends on Tuesday If the unusually large number of absentee votes that had been cast when the deadline passed is an Collingsworth Voters will come to the polls May in almost record Two hundred and sixtyseven absentee votes had been cast at 5 April according See page 2 you cannot go to a Republican voting box and vote for any other candidate in any lican The Texas Election Code states that 1 am a name of political party and understand that I am ineligible to vote or participate in political partys primary election or convention during this voting The voting code also states A person who is affiliated with a political party is ineligible to become affiliated with another political party during the same voting It is an offense for a person to vote for both political parties in one election and is a Class C Precinct Meets Set for May 3 By Democrats Collingsworth County Demo cratic Party precinct conventions will be held on election May county party chairman Lennie Sims All precincts will meet in the building where the voting box is All precincts will meet at 3 except Precinct 4 Voting Box 4 which will meet at 7 Precinct conventions will send delegates and resolutions to the Democratic Party county conven tion which is scheduled for 3 See page 2 will be held May Wayne Cudd Republican County Chairman Voting hours will be 7 to 7 There will be four voting one in each of the four commis Commissioners Precinct Vot ing Box Wellington Junior high Commissioners Precinct Vot ing Box 2 712 East Adams Commissioners Precinct Vot ing Box 3 Wellington Elementary south Commissioners Precinct Vot ing Box Collingsworth County The party has one candidate for a county Jeanice The Wellington business woman held administrative offices in the health care field many years before coming to Wellington 8 years Republicans have recruited new and younger workers for this election and new people will be seen conducting the elections Sat much or their work for the 1st Primary election has been done and the one candi date on the county Jeanice for will not meet her opponent until the general election in Other candidates are Kent Hance and Tom Lieutenant governor David Aaron Glenn Jackson and Virgil Attorney General John Ed Walsh and Roy general land of fice George Grady Agriculture Charles Farmer Railroad Commissioner Milton Ed John Thomas Henderson and Ralph Hoel Supreme Place 1 Charles Ben Nathan Lin coln Place 2 Nathan Place 4 Unexpired John Cudd is running for reelection as Republican Party There are no candidates for party precinct but there is a place on the ballot where the names of precinct chairmen may be written TOMMY COCHRAN Cochran Advances To Prose Finals Tommy Wellington qualified for the finals in prose at the regional meet in Big Spring last Cochran will go to Austin May 910 after taking a first in the preliminaries and a third in the Other Wellington competitors at Big Spring were Kim feature writing Wes third in the speech preliminaries Hope poetry Lee Souder and Lucy typewriting and Holly accounting Christie The accounting competition is a pilot program and ends with the regional Pam Ingram Crowned Cow Chip Champion ON TO THE REGION ALS Wellingtons three representatives at the girls regional track meet at Big Spring this weekend are front Jenifer 1600 and back from Donna 100 and 200 and Trina 100 Pam Ingram has brought world fame to her home town of Welling The petite 5 foot 3 inch blond last weekend was declared the world champion womens cow chip thrower at the 100th annual contest at Pam is the daughter of Clyde Ingram of Wellington and Betty Vines of Fort She is a 1979 graduate of Wellington High School and works at the Satellite Center on the Dodson Highway helping the The history of the cow chip is the history of the The cow chip when dried could be burned for furnishing warm ing homes and overall sustaining When the chip emits no gives a bright burns with intense heat and there is no Chips were gathered and stored for During this early money was scarce and a wagon load of chips could be taken to town and traded for food or anything else the pioneer need Pam is no stranger to the competition at She first throwing in 1980 after two friends from Beaver urged her to That year she was second in the VIP In she was first in but her toss of 92 9 inches was 16 inches further than the open The next two years she was in the open class and finished third each Back again in 1984 and she didnt place but last Saturday April her baseball throw of the cow chip sailed 100 9 inches to overwhelm the entry from Florida by more than 6 There were 25 women in the open class coming to Beaver from as far away as Local See 2 PAM AND HER TROPHIES
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