Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - July 7, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma
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AD V. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1960
Ada Attorney Raps Demo Chairman
Wednesday over of a candidate of the Pontotoc
ic Central Com-
a attorney. Chairman gn his position newspaper en-i Gray, a can-commissioner.
Party bylaws county chair-n any primary charged “Mr
A furor an the end orsement by the chairman County Democrat] mittee Lewis M Wa!so called for Democ •I I .Ione* to rf" as a result of a dorsement of Dav didate for countv
The Democrat! strictly forbid a man s taking part election,” Watson Jones’ endorsement of David Gray in the newspaper advertise* ment comprises a breach of faith with the Democrats of the county and he should tender his resignation.”
The party bylaws require a county chairman to remain inactive in primary elections.
Jones’ name was one of several from Allen published in an advertisement for Gray in last Sunday's edition of The Ada Evening News.
The statement lauded Gray’s work as county commissioner and endorsed his stand against administration proposals “Yes. I signed the statement,” Jones said Wednesday morning. But, I did it as an individual,
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^Scheduled Poultry Operation At Scullin
On Cotton ~
Marketing quota penalty rates on “excess” cotton of the 1960
Reveals The Industry's New Look
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By W. L. KNICKMEYER
If Grandma could sit up for one
t I. “ Mi uu tor one
crops of upland cotton were an- quick look at what Cleo Ozbirns trounced this week by the U. S. doing with chickens over at Seui-Department of Agriculture. The Un. she'd lie down hastily, pull the penalty rate on upland cotton is dirt back over her head and try
r-SSJT I a- her best ,0 f°rget ever seen
t ontrolling legislations directs it.
that the marketing quota penalty Grandma, you’ll remember
ra.e tor upland cotton be 50 per used to raise chickens, too But cent of the parity price per pound she went at th? thing logically. of cotton effective as of June 15 reasonably, in line with the reset he calendar year in which the alar course of nature. Every so cotton is produced. The parity often she'd hold out a setting of price for upland cotton as of June eggs, catch a broody hen -la was 38,89 cents per pound. and let the hen take care of the Growers approved marketing rest of it. After a while the roost-quotas for the 1960 crops of up- ers would make fried chickened “tv" referendums last the pullets would take their place
whTn ♦♦ , _• as rePlacements in the flock.
When cotton marketing quotas Mrs. Ozbirn’s operation is
are in effect a farmer who a little different. She raises thou-
does not comply with the cotton sands and thousands of chickens
acreage allotment established on — all pullets, at that — but never
his farm is subject to a penalty gathers Egg One. As soon as the
THp m?rket,ng fexc8ss- b,rds 8et UP close to the laving
The cotton crop from the farm is stage, Mrs. Ozbirn gets rid of
also ineligible for price support them and starts on another batch
Commodjty Credity Corp- a Specialist
Representative, Sheriff Draw Top County Voting
LA^K.PF» ™E DAY: Po,itics t00k the spotlight July 4th at Glenwood Park, Ada. Tues
day s election was coming up, and many groups of men were forming huddles passina
c!?rds0anddu?pr^Ce,V,n*9 ""I ^h'le rtMy was underwaV- Candidates handed out cards and literature, too, and those kept the talk sparked up. (NEWS Photo).
Are Set in County
Allen Airman Graduates From AFB School
I « « optional, one s me nrst Sheppard AFB. Tex —Airman 8cbtdon in an integrated egg-pro-third class Henry F. Whitehead duc,n§ setuP fliaf starts at Season of M. C. Whitehead, Allen! „ s SulPhur fe?d dealer R. T. iduated recentlv from thp ~rown_ at the center, passes
What Grandma would make of all this doesn’t bear thinking of.
What Mrs. Ozbirn makes of it, though, is a good deal. For Mrs.’ Ozbirn is a pretty important factor in the poultry Industry’s New Look.
She s a specialist. She s the first
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fhtE no Mitral.T- MrS* Ccu° 0zbirn' Scullin, doesn't bother with all the odds and ends of
cagedayer flocks!e,(NEWS WK^ ^ °"# ^
By ERNEST THOMPSON
One runoff, a new state representative and a stream of incumbents returning to office resulted from Tues-
00b'lo^mnar«rfirtCVo1hn KPnn(.°L°C C°Unty 3S alm0St 8 ‘ * C0Un‘y Wnear acreage allot- Each farmer will he mailed an
Iv heav / P t0 the ballot boxes in an unexpected- rant of 745 acres for 1961 was official notice of his wheat allot-
— ' urnout. announced this week bv Guv ment before the wheat market-
was graduated recently from the fT’" at tbe center- F electrical power production oper- Vi° 11 Iayin£ bocks in t h e
atop course at Sheppard Air *“rray C?Vnt? area’ and winds = oian rnoro).
Force Base. Texas. ^ as truckload upon truckload of .. f. ,
Airman Whitehead was grad- g,^e A eggs in oklahoma City. *®“s*,ed Wlth the way things are general keeping a close watch ov- extra surge blew one of the hos
uated from Allen High School. rio, 15 a, contract operation,.80;^’ L * er the chickens. connections off. And when Mn
in 1958. Prior to entering mill- I down the Jlne- wifb Brown Lven when eggs were down.” Poultry Trouble Ozbirn visited her charges in th
A co-, *. Each fan.tr .ill Cc mailed on gSRitKM STaiSESZSX LS SSttT* ~ “
Lackland'Ara^Tcxas, wtereT chi<* '. week fo" ^ng replan" Brown has 35.000 layers work- washing0^vTLm^aloiTflrl offtake ^ ,**! a" baclf
t*gan his basic military train- 1WJ ^ cage-iayer mg for him in ll different flocks few hours and they can get into away **
The runoff will pit incumbent sheriff Oren Phillips Peg™chairman ^Tthe^PomolJ ing ‘|uo,a refere'ndumTo ™hdd ^an his basic military"traim ™n/atP“‘lets’ pa>" bis “Belayer insI for him in ll different ftatoi fw'S^'th^can^Unto away
inst challenger Burl Griffin Thp tu n Cm,ntv on Thursday. July 21 mg. operator so much per dozen for and Mrs. Ozbirn supplies replace- more double than you can'untan
5y produce, hnd fhpn c/affe mPrftQ fnr nil r\f tkArn _ 1
„ ~~ I— o,ICI in v/ien rniuips regg. cnairman ot tho Pontotoc 6 1
if * Ii challenger Burl Griffin. The two came out ahead County Agricultural Stabilization on rhur?day. July 21. 0- h -^ "UKpi — **~ cm, um«n-
----* * - - - - r----------. ana fnnwnt.ni. c*---“The referendum will decide th Produce, Snd then sells rants for all of them. gje in a week * Fortunately, none of the chi
'Portant questions for wheat C,TV RAIN T0TAL 170 INCHES tLTITnl? basis’ Actua,ly’ at this level ^re’s Take that time last year when fe?,Was i°St’ But Mrs’ 0zbil
’ • 10 Sa*way a Oklahoma City. one more subdivision Mrs 07. Mr, kZZ J,™ .I™ had ^rned a lesson. From thi
in ' ♦ r U1UUI»- ine two came out ahead Agricultural Stabilization
in a torrid race for the county’s chief law enforcement and Conservation Committee. The
officer. Cecil Smith ran a close third, just fiftv-five votes aIlotment ann°unced is Pontotc important questions for wheat^111 KAI]V T0TAL 170 IN w o^wav ar .»t,oh , - — iaai vcm WIltn . . , . ,
behind Griffin, but will apparently not ask for a recount C?unt-Vs share of the national producers.” Mrs. Pegg said. "and Late morning showers Wednes- ^ vL f, ”13 y' ?ne more subdivision. Mrs. Oz- Mrs. Ozbirn was raising her first t,earned a le«son From t Of the ballots. F • 0r a rCC0Unt «'hcat allotment of 55 million the outcome, naturally, will re- added another inch of rain- Brown , - , birn's brother-in-law. A! Donaghe batch Tho cWokenh^e is o “"v Shi °Ut f W8ter e
-TV. -------------------- Heres nreseni lh. «hli „f .u„„----------- fall here Tnesrfev ,h. ,a. Br0"n acceP,s 'be risks rn the (who lives just across the road' course enninoeH er-V n,ght after ^ dickens ha
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lira\. (rem pa rnllme L- •-* * • • - - “*• —----- — down t0 68 during the evening r,------------, ./ tlle P ‘ a n. the job of washing out the water evidently sucked up an air bub- chickenhouse are 40 by 200 feet
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of the ballots,
u The new- state representative is Lonnie L. Abbott, T, ..
Homer School principal. Abbott unseated first-term in county allotmcnt will __
Mr f„„Rn°gbertS by an over" helming margin ff- “« ai
mi^^it^a?rre,Urn^,I,l 0ffiCe inC,Ude: COm- '"^^nrshLiIvidtrSs ^
missioners David (,ra> George Collins and Rae Thomp- will be completed early in July
Cha^S RushlnS; s^te Represen---?^ ^
tatne Robert VV. Ford; and Countv Surveyor Charles M Holt. ,-
The county voters also gave a the sheriff's rare which had a
thumping vote of approval to U. S. total of 7.920 votes cast.
Senator Robert S Kerr and U. In the race for sheriff, four can-
S. Congressman Tom Steed. didates battled it out.
A surge of voting late in the Gn the early returns from the m
afternoon pushed the county total rura! h®*®5* Phillips and Griffin Kina ,
is in the ran UP apparently insurmountable rej2n in this w*iftn J nl°,Tan! men,s of the old King's arm.v still I sing in abandoned ruins
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v.»t vuiwiik;, udiuiduy. win re- —ain/uic 1 men oi rain* Rmun ,, . . . onus uiuuier-in-iaw, ai uonaghe batch The rhirkenhmicn ic nf . .
present the will of those growers fal1 here Tuesday, giving the Ada operation and all th" <Wh° liV6S just across the road'- course- equipped with automatic I"
to who take (he trouble to cast their a7 a *«a' of ITO inehes for the o"s Th. pr01"S “ is «oing “halvers" with her on waterers, with float valves th! 8°"e l° b"d'
baIlots- 4fm’r Period ^ding at 7 a rn. iSf a feirTeturn forthf‘ ^T" 0' the,de!1- The men do "a'er a. a constant level in This business of "pen" requiro
least two-thirds of the °^' .* . . , 1Bf , labor and their own investment ^ef h^avier work of rassling sacks the troughs. Nothing to worry s°ra explanation. With chicken
Who vole approve the U.J' L ?,h. ^Ported Wednesday in buildings and the like \^d ft h i!'^ fro"nd a"d deaning up the about there. Mrs. O. thought. ' running 7,000 or 8.000 to the batch ien they will be in et 80 Wl,h ,he mercury dipping er th.fi, ,. And aft' chtckenhouse; Mrs. Ozbirn draws ----------- *•- :----' - ■ •
down to 68 during the evening r e UT ,- ear °‘ 1
bours. 8 Bl0'vn and the others are well troughs every morning
King Cotton s Army Is Scattered But Some Still Uphold Its Worth
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But one night the pressure pump tbe dimensions of the O z b i r .tw evidently sucked up an air bub- chtckenhouse are 40 by 200 fc" and in hie or something. The resulting (Continued on page two)
almost as high as it was in the ran UP apparently insurmountable rpion in th ic .once dom*nant rants of the old King's army still gubernatorial year of iar>8. Then. ,eads Phillips won large plurali- ..-JLi, j Sec of Oklahoma rise annually on several Ponto-8 500 cast their ballots The hie- ties in such Loxes as Homer Al- 1 r 'ea,r* ag0 Wltb tbe ad* toe County farms.
----Sir1 8 \nar,oy Flanagan. This year,I from one to three gins, ard from
on his place south of Ahloso. he dawn until late at night every day has fifty acres of comparative- of the picking season, wagons and ly new Parrot variety, and says trucks stood in long lines, waiting ii restrictions had aUowed it. he their turn to be unloaded and have would have planted several acres their cash-crop lint pressed into rnore. bales.
“Growing cotton isn't the „T hard chore it once was.” Flanagan . remember when cotton-pick-
said when interviewed besde his ing lime ^as,ed ad and all
winter and clean on up until
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said when interviewed beside his halted tractor. He pushed back winterMand clean on up unti his wide-brimmed hat and look- ;sPnn8- Flanagan said. “Some
cd with obvious pride across a thirty acre field w'here heat-haze danced. Doesn't take me long to get across a field like this with a tractor rigged cultivator Modern equipment makes it easier. Guess you could say picking is the worst part, hut usually we have plenty of hands."
Flanagan has been growing cotton in Pontotoc County since the
times we d snatch the last scrap-picking one day and start turning the dead stalks under the next getting the land ready for another crop. Back then, everybody grew cotton, and it was hard to hire pickers. Each family was tied up. picking their own crop. It isn t that way now."
Flanagan s land is obviously well adapted to cotton, in 1958 he
hu'^»i4u^r.?m.TntRi«hh%l,7 Firr,His $,iv s,r°rs btii*v*r in co,,°n- *nd
Parrot variety which h* • , shown above plowing a thirty acre strip of the
52 bV.l.,h:C(hc.non .*cr°J ,h*L*y b*v°: * ,0P ,int »*•“• '»
corron on JJ.8 acres . . .good production in any cotton grower's book
■*» 1 W**IVFIVZV vuumy Since me iv vuuuii. in ne
middle twenties. During those Srew o2 bales on 33.8 acres—just
years—and many years before aLout a bale and a half per acre,
and after—cotton in the county is exceptionally good. Last
was undisputed king. It was the -v<lar- however, the per-acre yeild one and only cash crop that fam- of lint dropped off considerably ilies depended upon, and many but 001 enough to destroy his pro-old gin stands may still be seen Lt. And this year, hs says, pros-
their tin roofs and suction pipes P0015 Iook good.
corroding with rust and their clap- vve^vils aren’t the meance
board or brick seed houses coilap- (Continued on page two)~
raised by Mrs. C*eoqOzbirnadWhe^"hVy'<re ready VcToY** 3$ makers are these 7 000 (count 'em) pullets beini
est thing in the poultry^ rndusVryrvIrtkal intlaratfnJ S they ,,/acn to11 Jayin« f,ocks' •"•"■PlW"* the new
Staff Photo). inausTry. vertical mtegrat.on, R. T. Brown of Sulphur is the promoter of the project. (NEW!
Galley-Vanting Around The County
JESSE family. Mr STJd in. A^l.'lLnlTaSa.urjfay n00'> P°"y ^ M0"d A ^ ...... “ ................
few day s vacation.
It MRS. E. O. HUMPHERY
Oran Kerr besan hi« varann
Mrs Kerr v
i en! to (
rs. Carl Watts
sited Mr. anc
M rs Jack
mc Mea i
ter. Mrs. Wj
ne with them
Patricia Ken* v ’ber and tami;\ Kerr in Ada.
this week was I began Tuesday.
d in Semmoh
Friday Mr. Antikm. Barhal ard of Los .Anc
ed with her ir" ua> 5 vacanon- nigbt Mrs- Underhill took them
Mr. and Mrs. -day Mr and Mr, U* Me- ^
and ]a>- Tecumseh, night and caught enough fish for
C3m<' down and spent the night. Sunday dinner. Mrs. Underhill in-
t mg aioumi Mr and Mrs I’harr had all their '’icd Ronnie for dinner. She
he go on rain children and grandchildren except cooked the fish for them Larrv
one granddaughter, who was the Miller joined them for dinner
and Mrs Howard Antnkin now Sunday Mrs. Durward Miller
a and B ' e Hoi h/ u, ^ and N'!la J« visi’^d Mr. and Mr,
c , lay nigh and they all spent the Lee Miller. Mrs. Miller took the
lrmed at l0e r^ht *, children s»,mining In uTtlter
noon. rode the pony and popped fire crackers.
Monday Mrs. Miller had her folks. Mr. and Mrs. Rayford May for dinner. Mr. May and Ronnie went fishing, caught two nice ones. Larry Miller. Billie How-went swimming in Sheep Creek.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Clinton and children of Tulsa spent the weekend visiting her parents, Mr and Mrs. Martin Dale, Betty and Glenda.
A week ago Sunday Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Thomason had a house full of company. They were Mr. and Mrs. Slat Saint and children, Ada: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thorny son, Union Valley; Mr. and Mrs. Irl Rhynes. Mr. and Mrs. Forest Simpson and Forest Jr. Hickory; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Thompson. Pittstown; and Glen Durant and Riley Jennings.
Thursday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Thomason visited Sam
Duty in Pontotoc. Friday they went to Sulphur to visit the O. K. Lawrence and make final plans for the trip to Stamford, Tex., for the rodeo and old soldier's reunion.
C. A. Thomason, Ewen Gale and O K. Lawrence have competed in the old man s rodeo for the past ten years. They left Saturday morning and returned Monday afternon. Mr, Thomason placed sixth. Pretty good for a young man of 74. The other Oklahomans
tied their calves also. Charlie reported they had the time of their lives.
the event was climaxed with a big dance. Over 1700 attended. Charlie said he thought they were all on the floor at one time.
Friday night Mr. and Mrs. Martin Dale visited with Mr. and Mrs. Thomason Mr. a$d Mrs. R. A. Jennings helped Mrs. Thomason with her work while Mr. Thomason was away.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Shellen-berger of Tishomingo spent Friday night with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Shellenberger. Mr. and Mrs. Shellenberger, Mr.
and Mrs. Larry Shellenberger and Ann Shellenberger attended the wedding of Sharon Brooks and Jim Riley Saturday night.
Sunday Douglas Shellenberger spent the day with Richard and Randy Humphers. Mr. Humphers
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