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Winnsboro News (Newspaper) - August 17, 1961, Winnsboro, Texas P. O. Box 8066 Toxas Serving Northeast Leading Produce Agricultural Section and Oil Area 3�h� Volume 54-Number 40 Wood Thursday August 17, 1961 10c A COPY Two Pages Support the Red Raiders your Winnsboro QUARTERBACK CLUB 1961 - These Winnsboro students are attending cheerleader school at East Texas Stale From left to right they arc Kathy Sandra Shirley Emily Nancy Saxon and Sue They will lead the cheering at Red Raider pep rallies and sports 49 grid candidates out for practice in first days The initial steps in the development of football players was begun at Winnsboro High School practice field Monday morning TOWN TALK By Howard W. Rosser TOUCH OF FALL - There was a touch of autumn in Winnsboro following the beneficial in the temperatures dipped into the 30s from upper Michigan to parts of New Snow fell atop Mount Washington in New Monday night at 8 p.m. the Autumn Trails directors will meet in the Merchants Building conference room to lay final plans for the third annual now just two months t t t DUTCH the Dutch sailor who came to Winnsboro more than 40 years ago with a carnival and stayed because he fell in love with the town's is in Reed Rest who is somewhere on the other side of 80, thought ho could help coach a Little League team this but kept complaining about dizzy and found he just can't get around like he used We know he would appreciate visits from especially t t t A. C. WEIR Monday afternoon caught a beautiful 8 pound 2 ounce black bass in the D. B. Clonts lake on Big Sandy t t t OLIVE tanned and looking was in town this week on a months vacation just having put to bed the State Garden Club's publication She was interested in the Little the new and other signs of progress about town t t t PURPLE SALT PORK - Something you might as we is this little article by W. D. which appeared in a recent issue of The Houston and brought to my attention by my better Every summer the women's pages are loaded with recipes to perk up your hot weather taste This summer is no You get recipes for things like chicken cooked with red velvet lime juice on Let's not kick these fancy They are fine when you must have a But let's not the virtues of blackeyed or purple hull peas cooked with salt The little while cream peas are but they don't have quite the full country flavor of blackeyed or purple The best place to get peas is to grow them There are few sights as pretty as at patch of purple hulls standing up two feet high with the bright big as a nickel arching gracefully in the hot sun. But you don't have to grow All summer long you can buy them at the This summer the prices have been while some fresh fruits and vegetables have been pretty Two pounds of the peas is a One pound just doesn't TOWN Page 2) Records -all speeds in the newest and most popular Western when 49 candidates reported for opening Filled with dreams of gridiron the hopeful candidates arrived at 8 a.m. to begin an intensive period of It was a cool Monday then in the afternoon the team worked out with very light rainfall coming Junior high drills began Tuesday afternoon about 2 Mr. and Mrs. Garland Harrison have returned from a 15-day vacation in Wyoming and other Rocky Mountain spending some time with his brother in with senior high John Baker and assistant Charles assisting new junior high coach Bobby Benefield in the Looking over the senior sideline noted a large number of big probably the biggest group in at least six or seven Spirited for starting positions appear both in the line and First scrimmage of the Raiders will be Tuesday night Lindale Then on Saturday Oct. 26 they will scrimmage Gladewater's Bears Quarterback Club names plans projects Budget teacher hired by school trustees Officers were elected and a program of activity outlined at the second meeting the Quarterback held Friday night at The Fountain JOHN EARL McCRARY President Named president was John Earl Vice president is John Don program Harry Wilson and membership Project chairman R. L. Baker submitted a proposal that the club rent cushions at home football games at 25 cents This was approved by the and he was authorized to order 100 cushions at the The Club agreed to assist the football team by taking a number of boys who live out in the country home each night for the first two it volunteered to assist at the gates when Refreshment committee of Ed Hutcherson and Wayne Thomas was Coach John requested that at the to which he welcomes the that the people remain in the stands and not come out on the field to talk to and thereby distract the First regular meeting of the Club will be at 6:30 a.m. Sept. 1 at the Fountain TEETH PROTECTORS will be compulsory for Winnsboro Red Raiders this announces Coach John this shown by 195-iiound lineman Butch is made silicone The boys make them alter and it requires about 30 minutes to make a The mouthpiece protects against chipping and splitting feel like anything we to keep from getting boys hurt we want to do explains Coach % per cent of dental injuries are we like this protector covers it. By next year California and Texas will be the only states that will ml require teeth and we're trying to keep abreast of the latest protective The Board of Trustees in their regular monthly meeting Monday night transacted the following ONE: Reviewed the proposed 1961-62 budget of the TWO: Hired Mrs. Sue daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher to teach a new physical education program in the high school at state salary schedule subject to assignment by the Because of its past record in support of free public schools in moved to have the cornerstone of the new high school laid by the local Masonic Adopted a student insurance program for the coming Awaited word from Fred on plans for the proposed high In for the plant consideration of the future need for a track around the football field was The architect is making a complete survey of all the school property and is scheduled to other ideas of location at a future The budget is scheduled to be adopted at a called meeting in the near Adoption was withheld Monday night because recent legislative action will bring an increase in including salary of professional operation and As presently total expenditures of the year would amount to while total revenue would total an estimated and the changes would bring the budget the The sale of in to build the new high school plant is included in the budget The Trustees approved the student insurance Un- Bethel Baptist sets revival Revival at the Bethel Baptist Church at Pickton will start Aug. 20 and last through Aug. 27. Bro. Clem Sullivan of Dallas will bring the Services will be at 10:30 in the mornings and at 7:30 at Bro. Harvey Green is der students who are partici in junior high athletics j will be required to be enrolled in the coverage plan or the 24-hour-coverage and all boys in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in football will be enrolled in the football insurance plan at the expense of the Parents of other students may take a or plan for their or Arrington's Grocery robbed Friday night Arrington's Grocery on the Pittsburg Highway was robbed of worth of groceries and supplies about 10 o'clock Friday it has been Robbers entered the store through the west rear door after breaking a Included in the stolen goods was a combination adding machine and cash which was found later broken where it had been dumped out on the and four boxes of 16-gauge shotgun four boxes of 12-gauge shot gun one box of eight boxes of long rifles and eight boxes of a box and a half of a Timex 35 cartons of air gauge and a gallon of Interest keen in Como field Smackover try Pan American Petroleum Corporation's No. 1 Edson Brown Smackover test was reported drilling below 11,400 feet in the West Yantis field The operation was approximately 1,500 feet above the pay zone for the Interest continued keen in Delta Drilling Company's No. 5 W. H. Coker Smackover exploration in the Como which was around 12,200 Reports circulating here indicated that structure depths are running favorably as the Coker goes through the Buckner lime which overlays the IT'S ALL this home built by E. C. Wilcox at 617 Ward Street in Open house for this Gold Gandy given 5-year sentence for wife slaying Billy James 30-year old former employee of Lone Star Steel Friday was convicted of the 195!) shotgun slaying of his wife and given five years in A jury road the guilty verdict and assessed the punishment at 3:45 p.m. Friday after deliberating one and a half His Glennis daughter of Mr. and F. L. Cone of was shot once in the head with a shotgun at the couple's home in Pittsburg on Aug. 13, 1959. She was an employee of the telephone company in The trial began last Monday and testimony was started Thursday The case had been moved to Linden on a change of venue from Camp District Judge Morris of Pleasant presided over the Prosecution attorneys were District Attorney Alford Flanagan and County Attorney Bird Old Jr. of Mount Pleasant and County Attorney Dean of Camp Representing the defendant were Bob Salmon pi Linden and Florence and Garrison of home will be held three Saturday and August 18, 19 and 20, and the public is invited to see the home during open house Good Hope Baptist Church sets revival Revival services at Good Hope Baptist Church at Grove start August 20 and last through Aug. 27, with Rev. J. C. Vermillion doing the Gay Polk will lead the BIG HAY CROP HARVESTED I busy gathering one of the I Here is a typical - Winnsboro area be- gest hay crops in this area's tween have been I I Bumper hay crop seen Week-end visitors in the home of Mrs. Bud Faulk were Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Paula and of and Mr. and Mrs. Granville Karon and Brent of JOHN A. COX Winnsboro man named to high Louisiana post The Board of Supervisors at Louisiana State University here has approved the appointment of John A. 49-year-old state to director of Agricultural Extension Succeeding retired director Harry C. Cox begins his new duties supervising the state-wide extension service's staff of 400 agricultural and home demonstration agents and specialists who carry information to Louisiana's farm A native of Cox served as a specialist in horticulture with the extension service and was employed as an associate horticulturist with the LSU Agricultural Experiment For his contributions to the pecan he was named first recipient of the Gold Pecan Award by the National Pecan and Processors He helped organize the Federated Pecan Growers Association of the United serving on its board of directors for nine He was commander of the LSU American Legion Post and is a member of numerous gardening and vegetable production Author and of some 20 agricultural Cox served as the first president of the LSU Horticulture Club and was captain of the LSU Rifle Team as a He received the B. S. degree in 1938 and was awarded a master's degree by the University in 1940. Cox had a meritorious military career during World War He received the Distinguished Page 4) Two good factors were working for farmers in the Winnsboro area this week - a banner hay and a good general rainfall which broke a longer dry spell and which promises to green up brown hillside pastures and pave the way for winter cover crop Cloudy skies continued to prevail over the area through with heavy showers falling about Following a foggy rainfall began falling Monday especially heavy to the south of In the Stout R. G. Jarred reported 2.2 two inches were reported in the Sharon community In rainfall measurement at Farmers Cooperative was a light The fine hay crop is attributed to the combination of good weather conditions and the extra effort of farmers to raise a lot of hay this Heavy rain in the late spring and early summer brought a vigorous growth of The long mid-summer dry spell has provided an ideal opportunity for bringing in the No rain had fallen over the area since July 23. The dry weather which helped hay production was proving correspondingly hard on which were going down steadily under the August heat until the The rain is expected to hurt produce crops but will undoubtedly help in boosting late summer Head-on collision injures four youths A headon collision Wednesday Aug. 9 on a hillside between Clopton and Clearwater has sent one youth to a Dallas hospital in critical condition and hospitalized three other The driver of one of the William Earl 17, from Winnsboro hospital to a Dallas hospital suffering from broken The other occupant of the C. L. 19, of Route 1, was released from the hospital Friday after treatment for head The driver of the other James Lee 13, of Route 1, was released from the hospital Sunday after treatment for a broken leg and His Glenn 14, was released the day following the accident after treatment for head The 1956 Ford driven by Dickens and the 1949 Ford driven by Bearden were total Bearden was given a ticket for having no drivers and Glenn O. father of the Dickens was filed on for permitting an unlicensed minor to mi agr R. E. JOHNSON of Winnsboro received an award from Meischen of president of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers at the state meeting of teachers in Austin last Johnson has completed 25 years as a vocational agriculture Head of the local Future Farmer he came to Winnsboro in 1945 from Mt. He is a native of the near in Cass Large selection of Fine Budget Western I. E. H. MODEL HOMES house will be from % to li p.p. Saturday Sunday aud from 6 to 9 p.m. every Thursday at the 1. E. H. model located ai & Co. yard Uw Sulphur
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