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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - July 7, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma By Mail in Pontotoc And Adjoining Counties Single Copy IO Cents Only $2.00 Per Year 60TH YEAR Combined With The Ado Times-Democrat AD V. OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1960 Ada Attorney Raps Demo Chairman IO Pages NO. 13 Wednesday over of a candidate of the Pontotoc ic Central Com- rat 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. ‘As Individual’ 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, (Continued on page two)”" ^Scheduled    Poultry    Operation    At    Scullin On Cotton    ~ Marketing quota penalty rates on “excess” cotton of the 1960 Reveals The Industry's New Look IV I UViruttrv™    ................. .. 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 oration programs. 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). Wheat Allotments 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 ...    *    -KB*;,--.- BNmhNBHHnI    _____ 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    .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    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 e~*’*,a^»5Siii't5vstx&jrsr*f    .    m................_.......... 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 (Continued on page two) 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 - -    “ Vizirs.    :a; —    -- 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, ,.    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 iViia. VV. UlOUgm.     WI    u.inni nj hr; UdlCI 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 — W..VV ”U. , i laiia^dii 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 $,iv s,r°rs btii*v*r in co,,°n- *nd Parrot variety which h*    •    , shown above plowing a thirty acre strip of the   52 bV.l.,h:C(hc.non    .*cr°J    ,h*L*y b*v°: * ,0P ,int »*•“• '» corron on JJ.8 acres . . .good production in any cotton grower's book __—(WEEKLY Photo). ■*» 1 W**IVFIVZV vuumy Since me    iv    vuuuii. in ne middle twenties. During those    Srew    o2    bales on    33.8    acres—just years—and many years before    aLout    a    bale and    a half per    acre, and after—cotton in the county    is exceptionally good. Last was undisputed king. It was the -v<lar- however, the per-acre yeild one and only cash crop that fam- of lint dropped off considerably ilies depended upon, and many but 001 enough to destroy his pro-old gin stands may still be seen    Lt. And    this year, hs    says,    pros- their tin roofs and suction pipes    P0015    Iook good. corroding with rust and their clap-    vve^vils aren’t the meance board or brick seed houses coilap- (Continued on page two)~ raised by Mrs. C*eoqOzbirnadWhe^"hVy'<re ready VcToY** 3$    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 last Monday y. Wedn Mrs Kerr v i en! to ( Oklahoma Cih and visited their daughter anc husband. Mr on/4 Vt ana m rs. Carl Watts While there they vi sited Mr. anc M rs Jack mc Mea i They rt*- turned borne 1 Friday Their daugh- ter. Mrs. Wj lits, ear ne with them Patricia Ken* v ’ber and tami;\ Kerr in Ada. D this week was I began Tuesday. They vt" d in Semmoh anc 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 (Continued on peg# two) ;