Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - July 14, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma
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ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1960
Former Latta 4-H Youth
Raises Fine Dairy Fierd
From Sponsored Heifer
What does it take to parlay one adjoining the stalls, which will Garvin and his dad’s dairy pro. Holstein heifer into a top-quality eliminate too much stooping. gram is being carried out on a dairy herd of 135 head? “Were using pail-type milkers 190 acre farm six miles south-
"Hard and con.ining work.” now,” Garvin said, “and that west of Ada. The farm, of course, Garvin Glover said this week. stooping gets mighty rough. is merely the base of operations, "And that means 365 days a year. He went on to explain that a since 11 takes much more land seven days a week, no time off herringbone stall arrangement, than that to handle 135 head of for holidays or Sundays. No doubt with concrete pit and pipeline stock.
about it, once a man gets into milkers, would also make the “It takes all of the 645 acres this business, he has his job at milking job much faster. It isn't we re using now.” the elder Glo-home." hard to adjust cows to the ar- ver said. “We have to rent lots
And, taking into account some fangement, he says, and the train-bad luck and a couple of years !nS °f heifers is easier. in the Army, it takes from four-
teen to sixteen years. At least that seems to have been Garvin's experience.
Garvin and his dad, Then Glover, started in the dairy business in the middle 1940s and are now making the business their main job. The deal started with one
registered Holstein heifer, spon- w __________________ ________
sored for Garvin in 1944 by the of the Ada Beef Breeders Assoria' Ada Kiwanis Club. lion has been scheduled for Thurs
of land, for pasture and to furnish hay. In fact, we need more land than we have.”
Headquarters of the dairy is on land which Garvin’s grandfather, Ed Glover, settled in 1917. Ed Glover first bought 80 acres, then ran his holdings up to 190 during later years, purchasing small I strips of land now’ and then from
C. H. Hailey, Pontotoc County ^ian* who had drawn head-right Agent, announces that a meeting a‘i(>lrrK?nts-
Schedule Local Meeting
The Glover’s dairy bam, built just west of the main farmhouse,
“Best I remember, four boys day afternoon. July 14 in the Dis- is on a which
in the county took one heifer each trict Courtroom in Ada. affords good drainage—an ideal
that year,' Garvin said. “I'm not This, according to Hailey, is a sure how many stayed in the busi- re-scheduled meeting which was £rai"n
ness. Maybe some took jobs in originally set for July 1st. At this minr‘-
town, or split up their interests ‘thursday afternoon meeting
location for the expansion program which Garvin now has in ind.
Most of the dairy stock now on
Hog Breeders Will Attend Big Field Day
A big field day for the Oklahoma Hampshire Swine Breeders Association is scheduled for Friday, July 15 at the State Home, Pryor
Pittstown Man Has Accident As Usual, When He#s Alone
ic/WH, ui spin up iricir interests lnursaay auernoon meeting ,— , hu** uh
in beef raising and other farm members of the beef breeders ! P'tlC9' Garvin said, sprung operations.” ' association will make preliminary l^ar original sing’e regis.’er-
Young Glover stresses the fact plans for the sale to be held this "e"er sponsored bv the Ada that dairying isn't an easy job, fall. Kiwanis Club. At that time, Gar-
but he intends to stay in the busi- Several important items for "as a member attending
ness, and now has some long- business will be discussed in the Latta school. He entered the Army range plans which will improve forthcoming meeting, including in a n ^ during two years
' ‘ i - 0f 50^1^ }yS an(j da(j
the rest of the family took care
By MRS. W. E. SNYDER
Nothing bad ever happens to Don Barrick of Pittstown. Never . . .not unless he’s alone.
A year ago, while haying cattle Whittaker (and alone, of course* Don’s hay t hook missed an upper bale,
operations and make the job much the selection of a sale date,
easier. j sifting committee, naming an anc- ^e rest of the tamily took care
Improvements J tioneer, selecting an advertising the dairy herd, working hard
He plans to build a 16 x 24 foot‘and sales committee and final build it up.
,addition on his present dairy bam date for nomination cattle. While in the Army, Garvin
I tractor and mower and went to ?nd P14' in ^ringbone stallss, A large attendance of local beef *** ^talj^aendkf*‘ F<^“ Knox-
, four-unit pipeline milkers with breeders is expected at the meet- rrankiurt, Germany. He
I* i * * i * anH hic Ttnfo liatrn fti/A JI rl
(It’s notate clear to me.
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wiu*i live ii itrcri- -— — » -----—y- —~
washers and a bulk ing, Hailey predicts, since interest a s W1*e have two children, tank. The set-up will include a pit in the fall sale is .widespread. i (Continued on page two)
Lunch will be served ont the threw’ him off balance, and he grounds for a nominal charge, and feil* knocking himself out and cut-a good turnout of Hampshire tin8 a 8ash in his head. When he
breeders across expected.
the country is
finally roused and went home,
bloody as could be, h* gave his
Raymond Jarboe is Program a shock. Since
erector this vear for the meet- * • P°n s tnPs to the farm alone
have been bones of contention between them. His wife doesn't w ant him to go.
Last Sunday afternoon was
Director this year for the meet ing which will get underway at 10:00 a. rn. Members will be welcomed at that time by Wayne H.
Brown, president of the Oklaho- -«* r, :------ -
ma Hampshire Swine Breeders ^Ule^ a* the Barrick home, how
Association. ever; weekend company gene, and
lr™. rv«e* ,I Mrs. Barrick away visiting an
„.,=rV^ H I ET U U3"' UnCle and fami,y at‘ W°lf
nual field day has been held in -Ho-hum.’' Eton yawned -Think
tV'lT0 * J Setl,'n rU run d»wn to’ the farm for Ada but the Association has awhile ”
agreed to pass the meetings I He went
around to other towns, and this A t, ,
t - “* «scans; it;
At 10:15 a. rn. judging contest home in Ada, had a phone call.
will start featuring six classes it was Don, saying he had brok-
—adults, ladies and 4-H and FFA en his arm and would she and
together. A type discussion will Freddie come take him to the
follow each class. Lunch time is doctor.
scheduled from 12:30 to 1:30 p m after which there will be a dis-
Although excited, his daughter called nearby neighbors and ask
GARDNER: Jimmy ^ord, Latta 4 H member, poses at the edge of a strip of corn which
mad* . bumper crop th., year in his garden project. Jimmy, 15, says he is going all
.'n .avir'.TohaU'of Im™ "VI '°X'" ’hf ,SU,e Awird in gardening. He ha, bain active T Lj. phaye. of 4-H work for the past five years. His spring garden this year in-eluded tomatoes, potatoes, peas, okra, corn, beans and all kinds of greens, and this week
he was hustling out the tools for his fall project. (WEEKLY Photo).
: (Mission on national Hampshire ed them to look in on her dad j activities. Harold Boucher, Se- until they arrived. cretan’ of the National Hampshire Sure enough, later X-rays show-Swine Registry Association, Pe- ed one of the bones in Don’s left Ona, 111., will be speaker. forearm was broken midway be-
A panel discussion on swine pro- tween the wrist and elbow. The duction and management will get arm was placed in a cast, underway at 2:00 p. rn. with panel When the folks finally had time members. Dr. J. C. Hillier. Bill to get around to the “How’d it Taggart, Harold Boucher, Bruce happen?” part, it seems it was Carter and Charles Hogan in thisaway:
charge. When Don got to the farm, a
Announcement of Judging Con- few miles southeast of town, and test Winners will be made by Bill looked around a while, he decided Taggart and J. B. Morton at 3:00 to mow' some weeds and grass in that afternoon. a few spots, so he got out the
SHADE HUDDLE: Climbing temperatures across Oklahoma sent livestock off lush but hot and sun-drenched pas
tures into whatever shades were available this week. The above equine huddle was caught by the camera at mid-morn-ing, on a ranch alongside Highway 13 northwest of Ada. (WEEKLY Photo).Galley- Vanting Around The CountyROFF
Bv MARY LASE MAN
Clifton Barbe**, who has been ith the Armed Forces in Ger-anv since last September, reined home recently for a thirty rn leave to be at the bedside of s father Samuel C. Barbee,, El iso, Tex., who is critically til. Mr. and Mrs. Barbee and L a ar"* left Friday for a week’s sit with his part Mi Rar-e, the former Buna Reed and tighter made their home with r parents. Mr. and Mrs. John
Mrs. Scar berry js a sister of Mrs. John Reed and Mrs Jeff Fusseii
Mr. and Mrs Jim Etchison and children Tulsa, spent the weekend with his parents. Mr. and Mrs Leonard Atchison. Mrs. Etch-ison introduced the Sarah Coventry costume jewelry line at a party sponsored by the local home demonstration club Friday night at the did) house.
Morgan. Lubbock, who has undergone surgery’ at a hospital there. His condition is considered ser
Evert*: Summers was a guest in the home of Mrs. Nettie Hedges and Mrs Sum Summers
on Thursday.while Mr. •entice.
Barbee was in
and Mrs. V. W Bearberry, until June 20. lived on a farm J*™ of Roff, bought the Bryant J rn the east section of town *dl make their home here.
Mr and Mrs Norman Deemer and "mail son. Oklahoma City.
vis cd her parents. Mr and Mrs. Bob Simpson on Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs, Bob Simpson left Monday to visit her brother, Mr. Dow
M Sri. and Mrs. Charles Collins and family. Memphis, Tenn., visited her parent*. Mr. and Mrs. Tyree Strauther. an aunt. Mrs. Mollie Johnson and other relatives this past week. Sgt. Collins a rd wile both grew up in Roff, attended school here. Charles went overseas with the 45th Division and w as attached to a National Guard unit located at Roff at that time. He has continued in tile service and is looking forward to his retirement in a few more years. Welcome home.
at the second session of the encampment. July 20-27.
Mrs. Bob Simpson has agreed to assist Mrs. Hodges. The church owns a cabin located at a very choice spot on the grounds. The cabin was enlarged last year and will now accomodate 25 or 30 persons. Entrance fees of the sponsors and young people going from the Roff Church will be paid by the church.
The Women's Society will also help with a cash donation and help furnish provisions. The church has been requested to furnish an usher to assist at the services during this session.
left Monday for a three day camping and fishing trip at Lake Tex-oma.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moran. Ada. spent Sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Clay Johnson.
veral days ago to undergo tests and treatment. She has undergone surgery since her admittance. The last word from her daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Hudson, who was at her bed side, said Mrs. Smith wasn’t yet ou* from under the anesthetic.
R. O. Laseman, who has been under going eye treatment f o.r several weeks, returned on Monday for further treatment. He seems to be improving.
Th* Baptist Church selected Mrs. Nettie Hodges to be the sponsor of the youth group who will attend the Falls Creek assembly
Ritchie Etchison has been improving his place this past week by having a new’ chain link fence put up around his lot.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams returned Sunday from a trip made through the western states last week. They made stops at Aspen. Colo., to visit Albert Johnson and family, a brother of Mrs. William s; at Steamboat Springs they visited Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Sch-munk. friends: at Colorado
Springs they visited Col. and Mrs. Wayne Johnson, another brother of Mrs. Williams and in Denver they visited Col. and Mrs. Charles Johnson before returning home.
Mr. and Mrs. L. H Laseman of WTynnewood visited the R. 0. Lase-mans Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Laseman left Friday afternoon for their return trip to their home in Bakersfield. They are due to arrive home Monday in time to watch the convention being held in Los Angeles.
Mrs. Nettie Hodges, Phyllis and Roberta spent Sunday visiting Mrs. Evert Summers of the Hartcommunity.
of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Abbott were Mr. and Mrs. Golightly of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Bessie James and Kathy, and Virgil Hamilton of Coalgate. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hisaw of Pittstown, and Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Elmore of Ada.
Mr and Mrs. Jess Ross of Union Valiev visited Monday with
Mrs. W. M. Ross.
Stephen West visited Friday with Jim Reese.
Jess Glasco spent last week visiting a son. Joe and family and other relatives in Oklahoma
Visiting wi:h Mr. and Mrs. Prentis West, Kay and Stephen, during the weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt West, Redondo Beach, Calif., and Mrs. James Blackburn and daughters, Stacy and Kim. Ada.
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Ross, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ro^s were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Ross.
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Johnson
Mrs. Ethel Smith was admitted to a Fort Worth hospital se
Mr. Claude Gaddis had eye surgery in Ada last week. He returned on Monday for treatment.AHLOSO
By KAY WEST
Sunday visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Jackson were Mrs. Jackson’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Penrod of Ada.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Treas attended the Steedman-Conway Reunion at Wintersmith Park in Ada Sunday.
Weekend visitors in the home
Mrs. Grace Harbin returned Thur-day to her home at Savannah following a visit with her sister, Mrs. Frank Holman.
Mrs. Douglas Smith is recuperating at home following minor surgery Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Abbott made a business trip to Tyler on Thursday.
Mrs Douglas Smith and Mrs. Gene Thomas visited Mrs. R. L Cope and Geneva Latta in Oklahoma City Thursday.
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