Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - December 8, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma
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ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1960
Byng Community Plans Annual Christmas Party
The annual Byng Community Cnristmas party will be held Tnursday night, December 15. in the school cafeteria. Serving will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Each woman is asked to bring a dish of food ready to serve. hor additional details concerning die food call Mrs. Bobbie Weatherly at FE 2-3152 or Mrs. Mel-, vin W illiams, FE 2-7454.
Also each woman attending is asked to bring a gift, cost not to exceed $1.25, and these will be exchanged by the women following the serving.
Everyone in the school district tis invited. No invitations will be sent.
AWARD TIME: Panny Teel, Roff, standing center, is shown just before she presented the Asa Hutchinson awards to
Martha Herion, Roff, and Mike Tiffin, Vanoss at the 4-H Achievement Banquet held Monday night at East Central College, Ade. The two awards are offered annually by Mr. and Mrs. Asa Hutchinson for outstanding exhibits at the Pontotoc County Free Fair. Panny herself took a state award at the achievement banquet • • • e $50 bond presented by Bell Telephone. (WEEKLY Photo).
Second Weighing Is Held Friday In Beef Tests
Friday. December 9 is the 56-dav weighing period in the beef performance tests being conducted at Mui ray State Agricultural College, Tishomingo.
The performance test program, conducted in co-operation with A family reunion and birthday national and the Oklahoma State celebration was held in the Jim
and Sid Marshall home at Frisco Sunday.
GOOD SPACING: The need for adequate spacing of trees, and also for clean ground to speed up harvesting of pecans, was pointed out this week By Ceunty Agent C. H. Hailey. Above Hailey is shown in e neat, well-spaced grove near Frisco. See picture inside for contrast. (WEEKLY Photo).
nu,J/, JU Leading Pecan Specialist
3urn ifu Reunion ^^ I I TPI • •
J, sL. IL Stresses Need Of Thinning
Overcrowded Native T rees
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Ada Farm And Ranch Club Will Convene This Month At Room Of McLish School
Ada Firm Offers Low Bid On Boggy Project
COALGATE ‘Spacial) - J L Putnam and Sons, Ada. were the successful bidders on construc-
The regular monthly meeting Ranch Club, but non-members
of the Ada Farm and Ranch Club who wish to attend are asked to
will be held Thursday night, De- call C. H. Hailev. Pontotoc !‘on of t\xo upstream flood control
oember 15 in the lunchroom at County Agent, or Dr. Don Wil dams >n die Upper Clear Bogg}
4-H ACHIEVEMENT BANQUET AT ADA DRAWS BIG CROWD
Fifty exhibits at the recent pe-!gest problems in this area is'eliminate. But overcrowding Is a Mr. and Mrs. Marion Marshall can ^ jn Ada overcrowding. 'serious problem. Well-spaced
of Woodlake California, visiting h , comnctition at* "Land that will produce 50jtrees, with a clean covering of
with the brothers and sisters, de- bushels of corn to the acre ” i grass to facilitate harvesting, will
eided to kill two birds with one ^ig state show at Stillwater (Hailey says “will produce a good improve production to a great destone: Have a family get-togeth- December 13 and 14. I pecan crop if trees are given
er and also celebrate the birth-, Now’, with the Ada show term- adequate space. Plant food in the , days- inated for this year and about land that will produce that much
I Bent Marshall will be 76 the eU5hty cent Pontotoc Coun- corn will furnish a good reserve
12th of December. Mrs. R. M ^ s P0030 croP already harvest- food supply for pecan trees. But
Marshall of Woodlake will be 80 cd the attention of growers is when pecan trees are so close
turning to ways and means of their branches touch, they’re
years young the 20th.
Present were Mr. and Mrs.
E. L. Whitehead, in the following paragraphs, sums up a comprehensive program for improvement:
Many native pecan trees are
improving their native groves.
located along creeks and river valleys where they are crowded Hailey says now is the time of by oaks elms ancj the ground
, j- . . WnHnp'iHav Two hundred area youths, par-, Hutchinson Awards for outstand- * ie:sciii wcie mi. mia. i £ ^ Whitehead, Extension Hor-,
McLish school. hams tor reservations. Th* AH;* firm wac low bidder ents and sponsors from Ada and ing exhibits at the Pontotoc Coun- ‘ l0?,‘ V .J an1 l!rs‘ ticulturist from Stillwater, who vear <or npcan ^rowers to start •’ ^ *u , , u” c u
Guest speaker af the meeting. -We want to be sure we b have 1,0 Ada "as J0* ' , . .. F . , Martha Bcnl Marshall. Mr. and Mrs. - ,h , d , Ada:^a‘ .!or pccan, growers to start lt covered with underbrush. Such
which wil cot underway at 7 n enoueh food and refreshments on on lhe contract with a bid of SU.- surrounding towns weir on liana ty nee fair worn to Martha Campbell' ‘ 3 .? , I I . classifying and thinning trees, competition for moisture and fer-
wnicn vh. get unaeiwav ai - p. enougn iooo ann reiresnmeius on Fnflin^r’- a» itu> in the Terrace Room of the East Henon, Roff, and Mike Tiffin, , h snow, stresses the fact that tVw> b^«t nmdnror* and Un-* * n 1 • u
rn., will be Houston Ward, ex- hand.- Dr. Williams said. -The »•!<•?«• engineer est mate on the and Mike, Mr. and Mrs. Ken- ^ ’ ,.ent ^ ^ total an- T g . Pr»™ceis and,titty often results rn low yields,
tension economist from Oklaho only wav to do that is lo know project was $79 45.-.75. * t ah ,. j Muoeni Lmon \ anoas. Marshall all of Stonewall- i ■ ^ t a, eliminating those which are low making it uneconomical to barons,on economist (tom Oklaho cobway to ckthat is to know Upper Clear Baggy Conservancy building Mtmday r.ight for the an- state awards, presented ky v X Mrs Scribner |£o? ,ncome from pecan* in Ok- producers or the ones which grow! v*3. t£ crop. It is estimated that
nre-Hien oi ^ noT^mh^rs X want to^oin DWA* officials accepted ,he aal 4-H Achievement Banquet. Harold Swink and Panny Teel,, Teddy Wayne and Craig of Stilh ^ “Jenved f™m nat,Ve Aerier nuts. He says the best ;n a, least'50 per cent of the president el So nonmembers who wan. join L;J ou„ ,---------- v„ I — -« - "ere as follows: I.Tnd Mm V®A John- £Tff 2* to..« ia ,to native pecan arX of the state.
ma State University Dr. Don Williams the Farm and Ranch (
nix,!.int offhmtIs arrpntoH th’p ual 4H Achievement Banquet.
ot So non-members who want to join ^ *rltl otticiais ai ti pica
lh. says us tor the meeting are asked to Putnam bid. Sites involved. Nos. | The program was kicked off a
Mr. Ward has just returned from phone for reservations a few days ^nd :ifi- are in Pontotoc County.: 7 p. rn., with James Lucas. 4-1
leader from Roff, as master of Latta, who was presented a $50 shall,
ceremonies. The banquet was bond, sponsored by Folgers Cof-
sponsored by the Ada Kiwanis fee Company. A $25 bond, spon
dee big livestock conference at ahead of time.” Washington. D. C. Mr. Ward’s speech at McLish will concern the livestock outlook for 1961.
The Ada Farm and Ranch Club has been a growing organization since it started about a year ago.
One important phase of the club's activities has been the scheduling of meetings in rural areas
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County Cotton Farmers Will Receive Allotments
of his trip to the 4-H Club Con- ^cn- ^ay a^so won a $1® bond in
All operators of upland cotton farm operator will receive only gress, after which Lucas intro- electric, sponsored by O G & E.
farms in Pontotoc’ County should one allotment for 1961. This will duced guests and sponsors Those The award for outstanding
right at the grassroots of farm- receive official notice of their represent the farm’s share of the of the extension staff present county 4-H secretary went to Vining and ranching in Oklahoma's 1961 farm acreage allotments national upland cotton acreage were C. H. Hailey, Pontotoc Colin-' ginia Bailey, daughter of T. C.
famous limestone country. through the nail within the next allotment of 184 million acres, ty agent. Emerson Black, as- Bailey, Francis.
Purpose of the club is to main- few days, Chapman Guy Pegg of The allotment determines the sistant agent, and Martha Mote, The 4-H Alumni Awards at the
fain widespread interest in the the county Agricultural Stabili- eflect of marketing quotas on the Home Demonstration agent for banquet were presented bv Mrs.
growing of better livestock. Sev- zation and Conservation commit- individual (arm. Pecg points out. Pontotoc County and Margaret Wesley Brantley and Carrel
eral months ago the club spon- tee said thi^ week. If maiketing quotas talke el- Stettler, assistant IID agent. Bryant.
sored a tour of this area by Growers will vote at local poll- a resldl ot a fwo-thirds ^ pr0gram included prcsenta- Others receiving certificates
northern cattle feeders, and the ing places Tuesday. December 13. :a^!Jble vote in the lelerervlum, • jjon 0f awarcjtS for outstanding and medals are as follows:
tour was pubhcized extensively in on the upland cotton program for C0il0fl h°m compliance farms wor^ ]n ajj phases of 4-H Club riRi«
all surrounding skates. 1961. and allotments are being roay be marketed without penalty activities. An impressive number-
Supper for those who attend the mailed to reach all growers be- a[ld LS eligible for the full a\ail- 0f j^yg an(j gjrjs throughout the County Certificates
meeting at McLish will be served fore referendum day. Mr. Pegg aj^e iate Pf,ce support. Even coypty were presented achieve- ^ar^y Clary, Panny Tee. Kalb-
by members of the lunch-room said if ^quotas are disapproved, compli- ment certificates and medals by eIL s’ ? Winkle, Car-
staff. The meeting is not closed In a change from the programs anc‘e ac!ca£° a^otmen* the Greater Ada Kiwanis Club and f>l Timmons. Cheryl Melton. Hay
to members of the Ada Farm and in effect for 1959 and 1960, each (Continued on page two) . business-men sponsors. The Asa „ j lsaacs. Freda
I Ward. Shirley Howell, Martha
...... ’ ~ ;— Herion.Nancy Young, Birlie Barton. Barbara Huddleston, Carol 1 Howell, Shirley Griffith, Linda
\ Brady, Norma Stevens. Judy
Smith, Carol Dearman, Mary Jo Sanders, Mary Jo Morrison, Marilyn Blansett. Sherri Witherspoon. Kay Robbins, Carol Gray, Betty Wallace. Pat Hooks, Joyce Cape, Sherry Pederson, Flora Tee, Linda Bolin, Gayle McNinch, Kay Stevens, Sharon Crookham, Terry Myers. Lawanda Young, Virginia Bailey. Sharlot Shope, Janice Floyd. Lorene Keeling, Ollie Legate. Eloise Timmons. Nancy Bigham, Rosetta Golden. Mary Jo Gasaway, Jenny Runyan, Peggy Heimer, Je*n Smith, Shirley Hobbs. Sharon Wynn, Norma Sweeney, Garlene Smith. Betty Brown, Jar.elle Jaquess, Dixie Hector. Georgene Rowsey, Kathryn Biggs, Kathleen Biggs, Karen Biggs, Ladonna Welch, Paula * Jones, Ceeyl Hoosier, Paula Hogue. Lawranda Williams. Joyce
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Safety. Carol June Tinimon, w J,m and SM and Jerry
is still much to be done in the | year's bark growth won’t cover Marion Marshall is the oldest w«y of improving production of the tags. Clearing out trees, giv-Club. Invocation was by “ Carol fwred^bythe John^A. Brown c7m- i orVe ^ the MarshaU children and native trees. ling other trees space, can very by
removing all the trees other
Gray ’ pany of Oklahoma City for out- 's ^mc ^ave Hailey, Pontotoc County well become wasteful unless a --
Dewavne Coffev. Latta, led the standing achievement in HD ^ home in six years. I Agent, agrees that one of the big- grower knows which trees to' (Continued on peg* two)
4-H Club ritual and gave a report work. went to Kay Haliburton. Al-
rut production could be doubled in three years’ time by using improved practices. These areas could be made more productive
''SAY, YOU NAGS! Get e load of that feller coming yonder! Couldn't be a quail hunter, could ho? Ha't climbing that fence, though. Look! . . . Got his pants hung! ... I know who that jasper is now. One of them camera hounds. Never saw on# yet that could climb a fence without ripping his britches. IMI swear . . . Looks liko us horses can't aver climb out on the sun deck and get a little peace end quiet.Always a camera hound out after floating art ... Gat your leg down back there, Maud! . . . Confound it, didn't you hoar that click?” (WEEKLY Photo).
CITIZENSHIP WINNER: Key Haliburton, Allen, standing right, is shown accepting an award at the 4-H Achievement Banquet held et East Central College Monday night. Key w as a winner in citizenship, and also won a Home Demonstration award and an electric award sponsored by OG&E. M iss Haliburton, a 4-H Round-up champion, attended the American Royal show in Kansas City. Presenting awards to Key is Reed McAlister, an official of Cities Service. (WEEKLY Photo).
Galley-Vanting Around The CountyHART
By MHS. AL VIE L. GRIFFITH
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Summers of Pickett visited a while Monday evening with Mrs. Evert Summers ana Mack then all of them went to Roff to see Mrs. Sampson Summers and Mrs. OI a Hodges, Phyllis Ann and Roberta.
Mrs. Grant Johnson and May. Margie and Nettie then went on to see Mrs. Addie Kelley and Mrs. Lon Hatcher. The women were working out a menu for the Christmas lunch for the Hart Home Demonstration Club.
Sampson Summers and Mrs. Ola Hodges, Phyllis Ann and Roberta.
Mrs. J. S. Stanfield spent Friday morning with Mrs. Nannie Stanfield in Ada.
Reed passing away. Mrs. Owmbey went to Roff later in the day to the homes of Mr. and Mrs. John Reed and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Fussed
Mrs. M. P. Ownbey, Mrs B. B iwnbey and Mrs. E V. Ownbey isited Tuesday afternoon with,
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Summers of Gaar Corner and his mother, I Mrs. Evert Summers, visitai a I w hile Wednesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Alvie L. Griffith, thee went on to Roff to see Mrs. (
Mrs. Alva Johnson visited Friday afternoon with Mrs. Grant Johnson and May.
John Reed of Roff came out Friday morning to tell Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Ownbey about Gene
Miss May Johnson spent a while Friday evening with Mrs. B. B. Ownbey.
Pickett were luncheon guests Saturday of Mrs. Evert Summers and Mack. All went to Roff during the evening to visit with Mrs. Sampson Summers and Mrs. Ola Hodges, Phyllis Ann and Roberta.
a1 services held Saturday afternoon for Gene Reed. The funeral was conducted at Roff with I burial in the Lightning Ridge Cemetery.
Alva Johnson visited Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Grant Johnson and May.
Charles Ownbey spent Sunday with Mr. ana Mrs. E. V. Ownbey.
j and Mrs. Kenneth Stanfield.
Mrs. LaRena Lathan. Poynor Spillmand and Miss Ruth Tatum | of Dallas spent Sunday with Mrs. J. E. Dunn.
Mrs. Marvin Hunt visited Saturday with Mrs. J. S. Stanfield.
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Ownbey
- and Charles and Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Summers of, E. V. Ownbey attended the funer-
Miss May Johnson is anticipating some new neighbors soon. It is understood that Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hatcher and son plan to move , into the house belonging to Mr.
Mrs. Evert Summers and Mack spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cottrell.
The rarest North American bird is the ivory billed woodpecker.MIDLAND
By MRS. CHRIS PEDERSEN
This morning seems quite cold atter having such warm weather for the past week or so.
Monday night. Mike, Sherry and I visited Jim Stinson and Grandfather Stephens in the Valiev Vie * Hospital.
Jimmie fell out of a pecan tree Saturday and w’as seriously injured. Sir. Stephens w’as hit by
a car Saturday. We hope they both improve rapidly.
Mr and Mrs. Sim Miller. Jan, Joy and Mike of Kingston visited your correspondent Wednesday and Mrs. Dora McGee visited a while Wednesday morning.
Tnursday Mr. and Mrs. Don Watson arrived from Panama City. Fla. Saturday Paul Peder-
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