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Winters Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 11, 1969, Winters, Texas A West Texas City IT IN NO. TEXAS JULY 10c 17 R. C. becomes more and more difficult to keep up with the endless stream of new groups that spring up Ad hoc committees are formed but seldom They remain in existence but their accomplishments slowly dwindle any no ter how and there will be a new group to promote or fight The group rises silently and fully with It's almost as though a file were kept of organizations with rosters and the funds to The group is but at the proper with the correct a name is The initials of the organization are Anyone can dig up a name for a committee if given the proper initials to work of the latest such groups is the radical and faction now demanding reparations from the churches to repay black militants and for the years of We had never been aware that the church was responsible for the cruel institution of but there doesn't have to be any truth in any charge to get some enterprising group of Christians go to Italy and make similar demands of the Italian government for the slaughter of the early the of Martyred Evangelists could go over to Israel and demand reparations for the of these imaginary missions is less logical than the petition for recovery from the And some of the response has shown less commend to the benighted group a careful and thoughtful reading of American The churches were among the most active leaders in the fight against To find them culpable now is to overlook documented smile costs but creates It happens in a but the memory of it lasts It cannot be borrowed nor but it is of no earthly good to anyone until it is given if in your hurry alone the way you meet someone who is too weary to leave one of for no one needs a smile quite as much as he who has none to the time you learn to make the most out of the most of it is Conditioners Being Installed At Civic has begun on installation of air conditioners at the new Winters Community Although plans had been made to begin the recent hailstorm and other situations has prevented completion City said the Center will be thoroughly air-conditioned with washed air within a few also said the reservations are for the Several activities already have been held in new with additional reservations for family ings and other affairs being Ronald Bethel Assigned To First Infantry In Private Firat Class Ronald H. 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Loney B. Bethel of was assigned June 1, to the 1st Infantry Division in as a His lives at 812 N. July 2 July 3 July 4 July 5 July 6 July 7 July 8 A trained dog shows his abilities as he pens a flock of This be demonstrated several times during the Sheep Dog Trials at Blizzard Field Dog Trial At Blizzard sheep dog sanctioned by the National Sheep Dog and sponsored by the Winters Agricultural and Livestock will be held in Blizzard Stadium July 19, beginning at 7:30 p. of the top sheep dogs of the United States will be competing in the Points earned in this trial count grading for- the from this Sheep Dog Trial will be used to build a new swine barn at the site of the FFA show barn and livestock Carroll is president of the Winters Agricultural and Livestock F. R. Anderson is July 19. The trials are being sponsored by the Winters Agricultural July 19 Milo Prospects Are Rain Is for a good milo crop in North Runnels County and the area are according to grain although a good could almost a good in the where stalks were beaten into the there are prospects that grain will be made to a greater extent than had been This milo has made a it has been and even though the heads will be somewhat smaller than in fields where there was no there will be some good is the critical stage for and a good soaking rain at this time would good farmers and At Pool of the Winters Municipal Swimming Pool this summer has been than in Jerry who is operating the pool for the City of said this The hot weather has been given the credit for the good he which has been out of commission for several has been put back to Neely and the water is being cleaned and changed more often swimming class will be planned for the latter part of Neely Announcement of the new class will be made at a later Continues Spraying of the City Street Department are continuing to spray to kill the heavy infestation of mosquitoes which has pestered residents these past few superintendent of the Street says that more insecticide has been used this year than ever because of the heavy mosquito entire city has received several of Whittenburg and sprayers are giving particular attention to areas where high weeds and grass become breeding grounds for officials have asked that residents in this attempt to get rid of the by cutting weeds and grass and disposing of rubbish which might become nesting for the Begins At Drasco Church July 13 summer revival of the Drasco Baptist Church will begin July 13, and continue through July 20. Rev. H. B. pastor of Temple Baptist Church of will do the lead the will begin with prayer at 7:30 m. with preaching at 8. There will be no morning public is invited to attend these Art Guild Held First Meet Last Tuesday of the Art Guild held their first regular business meeting and art class July 1, in the American Legion art class opened the with Franklin of San Angelo instructing the class in some basic steps of member was given a list supplies needed for the first class which will be held July 7 at 5 p. m. in the Legion A list may bd obtained at the Winters Public It was suggested that those attending the next art class wear old Gayle Guild presided over the business A constitution and were subject to change as membership Gardner said purpose of the Guild is to more people in this community in art. and to exhibit pictures in an annual art show to be held each year in Each month pictures painted in class will be judged and placed on exhibit in the Winters Public those members attending art class will be asked to pay for Mrs. Gardner Residents of surrounding communities are invited to join the Winters Art following were registered as charter members of the Art Mrs. Howard Mrs. Belle Mrs. E. E Mrs. M. D. Mrs. Gayle Mrs Pete Mrs. Wayne Mrs. Doyle and Franklin and Mrs. Charlie Heeter and sons of are visiting in the home of her Mrs. Mollie Mr. and Mrs. Pete Poindexter of are also visiting in the Poindexter Rives and Miss Paula both senior students ' at Texas University in past weekend with Dr. and Mrs. C. T. Rives at the Rives home on Oak Creek Friday Afternoon big fun and big savings 4 are in store for shoppers next July 18, when Winters merchants once again move big lots of merchandise cut onto the sidewalks in their annual Area's Sidewalk And even the merchants get lot of fun out of which is being sponsored by the Retail Trades Committee of the Winters Chamber of officially 5 p. m. to last until 8 p. Next week's Enterprise will carry advertising of big bargains to be offered by participating will prevent of the entire lists of bargains to be will hundreds of of the merchants will have with some savings some merchants probably will have drawings for valuable merchandise and will be and perhaps some entertainment of some In other Winters merchants are planning one of the biggest ever toi be seen in this neck of the So make your plans now to be present for this you'll go away with some along with a satisfied feeling of having had a Red Cross Has Now It's Our three days after the destructive hailstorm of June 12. a representative of the Red Cross arrived in Winters to lay the groundwork and make plans to help families whose homes were damaged by the He was followed in a couple of days by a Disaster Volunteer who has remained here for almost a handing out checks to pay for helping people who otherwise would have been in desperate straits without some outside did it take so them to show Mainly because there is no formal Red Cross organization and to get the word out to neighboring organizations took a little But the absence of a formal organization here did not prevent the Red Cross from coming in and lending There were no questions it's our turn to do a little The work done by the Red Cross in this instance was really our own fact as certain as had they not come in and done the job we probably still would have been muddling around trying to figure out what to Red Cross has spent approximately helping people who could not help elderly and disabled on fixed and The total probably will run considerably of us remember that the Red Cross spent here after the 1955 absence of a formal Red Cross organization here should be no reason for not attempting to raise funds to at least help repay the Red Cross for what they have and are It would not help our community to sit on our hands at this and most people do not believe this will informal campaign is now on to help in this There are no no group no and no and there will be no organized Just a simple effort to it like it knowing that response will be Enterprise has agreed to be a collection point and will accept and forward all contributions to the Red The Winters State Bank also will act as a collection All checks should be made payable to the Red Contributors will be given credit for all or they may remain anonymous if they so up to had someone else shoulder our and we should do something about it with the Soil Conservation says more and more farmers and ranchers in the Runnels Soil and Water Conservation District are finding the Great Plains Conservation program a faster and less costly way of solving erosion problems and making yields and income more stated since the program began in 1958 and in the Runnels 126 farmers and ranchers on 53,585 acres have entered into contracts with the SCS to carry out their conservation program under the For this same 50 producers have completed their conservation plans under this program on 17,633 126 farms and ranches had 25.700 acres of cropland when they entered into Of this total their conservation plans showed that they were going to 9,217 acres or 35 More and More Ranchers Take Advantage Of GP District percent of the cropland to said a summary of the program from 1963 through 1968, six shows that the producers earned cost share payments totaling To earn here are some of the conservation practices they Planted 2,046 acres of cropland to reseeded 5,109 acres of shaped and seeded grass in 188 acres of built of terraces and 13 miles of diversion drilled six water wells and built 38 farm ponds for better distribution of grazing on and controlled brush on 9,836 Little League All-Star Friday Night At Senior Little League All-Star baseball team from the Winters Area Little League Association will meet an All-Star team from counties Wingate Friday July 11. Winner of this game will meet a Ballinger team Saturday Ballinger drew a bye for the first go of the Saturday night game will go to Coleman July 16 for further Edward Hallford of Lawn is the coach for the Winters Area LL and Richard C. Day of Robert Lee Is in the All-Star games must 13, 14 or 15 years of of the Winters Area Senior Little League All-Star team James Keith Bobby Roe Sterling Edwin LindSey and Roy Doyle all of Robert Jerry Lynn Van Cleave of on a Lawn Teddy Houle and Dennis Roy Danny Edward Pate of on a Wingate Tex Madison James Edward of the Michael Sam and Rickey Lee and Jerry Mack and Milton are Lee Leon Robert and said due to the lack of federal money for the this year only 11 producers on 5,581 acres got to sign contracts under this program to carry out their conservation Whitecotton Named Director In Auto D. Dale's Ford Sales in has been appointed to the key post of Area Director of the Texas Automobile Dealers C. TADA executive vice president in said Whitecotton will report to the TADA Board of Directors on all phases of activity relating to the motor vehicle buying public in the Winters Whitecotton will work closely with legislative and other governmental officials on all matters pertaining to the industry and the auto buying commented job of Area Director is one of the most important in our giant statewide said TADA President Ben New we are Mr. Whitecotton will with represents the new car and truck dealers in COUPLAND in the home of Mrs. Lora Coupland recently were Col. and Mrs. T. D. Coupland and two sons of St. and Mn. Jack Corlett from Bahrain Arabian Cpl. Coupland and Mrs. Corlett are children of the late Harold Coupland and both were born in but were reared in Col. Coupland is retired from the army after serving 20 years and is now with the Federal Aviation in St. Cross Helps 25 Local Cross disaster who came to Winters following the June 12 will complete their work here this after helping about 25 families get repairs made on their of the repair work funded through the Red Cross will be approximately according to Mrs. Lois Trosclair of | a Disaster Reservist who has been here the past three weeks working on of those who applied to the Red Cross for assistance have been elderly people on low fixed incomes or receiving Old Age and who did not have the money to have necessary repairs done on their Mrs. Trosclair Some of the applicants are she Trosclair said that 32 persons or families had applied for but several of them withdrew their Many of the applicants are doing their own she thus helping to cut down She said she had been impressed by the willingness of most of the families who were hard-hit by the storm to actively participate in getting their homes back in good This is not the case in many she Central Texas Representative of the Red arrived in Winters a few days after the storm and laid Gets From Hail Damage On City City of Winters has received checks amounting to approximately from insurance companies to cover losses and damages to buildings in the June 12 City said all City buildings received extensive to windows and and metal buildings such as the City maintenance barn and the new Community Center received much damage to the Windows in the City light plant and Municipal Hospital were knocked also said checks to are within the next few days to cover damage done to City vehicles which were caught in the heavy on most buildings have been repaired or with the City Secretary There still remains some repairing or replacement to be done on some of the metal he M. Hays Jr. To Direct liand At Knox M. Hays who recently returned from Germany after two years as a lieutenant with the U. S. will direct the Knox City High School Band next is a graduate of Winters High and a graduate of Hardin - Simmons where he was a member of the Cowboy He was Cowboy Band president during his senior year in the Following his he entered the U. S. Army as a second and spent two years in and Mrs. Hays and little will move to Knox City in the near He plans to start a summer band school in Night For family night is being planned for July 11,- from 7 to 9. as a part of the recreation program sponsored by Central Texas and by the affair will be in the Humble Building oii South and Wood Light refreshments will served to patents and recreation iThe public is invited to work for disaster relief and Mrs. Trosclair have expressed appreciation on behalf of the Red Cross for the assistance tendered by Winters people during the time they have been working on the disaster cases assistance given by the Red Cross has been in the form of and not Mrs. pointed The funds come out of the regular National Red Cross Trosclair and while in have also been working on disaster cases in which also was hit by a About 40 or more cases are being processed in they Drive For Red Cross Funds are being made locally for an interim drive to raise money for the Red it was announced this special drive is being launched to help repay the Red Cross for the work the organization has done in Winters following the June 12 At least has been spent here by the Red and the final total may be much in helping people make repairs to their homes following the formal Red Cross organization exists in and there has been no formal Red Cross drive here in some it was Community leaders expressed the thought that something should be done to our formal in the sense of organized committees and will be it was Those who wish to contribute to this interim fund drive may do so by leaving donations at the office of The Winters or at the Winters State Checks should be made out to the American Red STERLING Services At First Baptist To Begin Sterling L. pastor of the Third Baptist Church of St. and former pastor of the University Baptist Church of will be the preacher for revival services at the Winters First Baptist Church beginning July 13. The revival will continue through July 20. will be held twice daily Monday through at 10 m. and 8 p. m. On there will be only the evening Regular services will be conducted on both Sundays during the with worship services at 11 a. m. and 7 p. will be under the direction of the the Rev. A Price has been pastor of the Third Baptist Church in St. Louis since Jan. 1. 1959. He is much in demand as a extensively by the U. S. Air Force in Spiritual Life Conferences on biases in the United States and around the and on invitation has many of leading pulpits of the public is invited to series of
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