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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - March 24, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma Th« Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma Single Copy IO Cents Only $2.00 Per Year By Mail in Pontotoc And Adjoining Counties Combined With The Ado Times-Democrot SOTH YEAR ADA, OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1960 I Pagti NO. 31Galley-Vanting Around The CountyVANOSS B* MRS. V T. C,\S K\ Jack Hurt underwent ma migmy Mur la\ morning at \ W*\    \ ten Hospital Cor ktdi atone' Jack is reported to dome fine Mr* M leo to tin Mnnr..* r teacher* was 25 to IO and the the I.atta Community spent Sun-Summers Chape! ladies was 25 day with Mrs berime Melton to 24 Better luck next time girls and Obie son Community vatted Mrs.! Rov Glasgow Friday. Mrs Marie Cant re!’ who ha* Mr< Glen Cornel! visited Mrs. een in the \ aile) \ mw Hospital Vernon Gasaw av awhile Thurs-*r several da>* with pneumon- <jav morning i. was able    to come home Tues*    '    _ *•' *    Mr*. Rev Glasgow is    on    the sick list th;' week She    ha*    the \ jew Hospital Leo McNinch arvd Vernon Ga* aw av were in Pauls Valley Wednesday on bu*.me" Gan, Ann and Jayne King a1! of Stratford, ti* ted with their grandparent* Mr and Mr* Dear ll ct a I c y, awhile .Sa I ti rd ay ait' annie, The Vanoss Home Demon'ti a I kit Club played the Summers C hapel ladies and the Varvos* teachers rn two matched same* large crow d w as on hand to see the \ alto** Cub beaten bolti fames. The acorea tar Vaaoas Mr    arvd    Mrs    Cliffed    Mil and son. Dale, of Ada vested    _ with Mr and Mr* Leo Mc V. neb .md Cavie awhile Sunday after-    Mrs    Glen Cornel! visited with noon    her sister, Mrs Marvin Briggs. -in the VSilson Community Thurs- Mr    and    Mrs    Earl    McKinley    day    afternoon. of Tecumseh visited Mr.    —......... and Mr* Luther McKinley and    Mr    and Mrs lUndeB Deloier Mr and    Mrs Glen    Cornell    last    of Ada spent Sunday w ;h Mr. weekend    and Mrs. England Davis and fam- .......................ily. Clifford Miller of Ada visited    - with Vernon Gasaw ay awhile    Ro\    Glasgow wa* in Oklahoma Thursday    morning    City Saturday on busine'*. Mrs A H Ne visited with    Mr    and M’* Vernon Cartway Mrs Glen Cornell awhile    Actine'-    an*. children. Tom, Jo and Sam- dajr.    my    visited with    Mr    and    Mrs. ——------*    Rev    Glasgow awhile    Frida'*    nigftt. The Arthur Me.ten fair...,, of,    Mrs.    Marvin Briggs of the Ati- Don McNinch. student af Mr-rav State, spent the weekend with h;* parents. Mr. and Mrs Leo McNinch and Gayle Leo McNinch and Don attended a registered bull sale at Murray State in Tishomingo Saturday. Mr* Earl Gassaway and son Clyde of Konawa *pent Sunday with Mr and Mrs Vernon Ga*a-wav and children.FRISCO MRS. PATTON Spnng officially arrived Sunday morning Monday everyone was gardening, breaking com ground, disking oat ground, getting ready to plant potatoes and all the jobs farmers dc as soon as the weather permits The geese are going north in large bunehe*. but the way the weather man talks the farmers and birds may have jumped the gun. uncle and aunt. Mr. and Mrs Vance Minor. Mr, and Mrs. Jack West visited the Minors Tuesday. They had a Moon game. Mr and Mrs. Jack West spent Sunday afternoon with Mr and Mrs Joe Thompson of Ada John and Arthur Salee visited their sister. Air* Ina Lee. and niece aud family the Jack Wests. Sunday night. Mrs Ida Berger, Mr and Mr* Lee Parish and Tresa all of Ada, and Mr and Mrs A Wall of Shawnee spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs C. A Berger. Geor ge P ti returned home Sunday after spending several days in the Valley View Hospital. Jack Hurt, who ha* been in the Valcy View Hospital, was ab.e lo retain .wine Sunday. Wendell Price celebrated his birthday Saturday Mrs Price made h?r husband a cake and cooked his favorite dishes The Price* married daughter and family. Mr and Mrs. Vernon McCarty and Tonya. Ada. came -uwn for the birthday celebration Toma wa* sick from her polio shot she received the day before Mr and Mrs Dea Lance visited Jim and Sid Marshall Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Mitchell visited the Marshalls Thursday night. Jim and Sid Marshall visited Mr and Mrs George Barnes Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Barnes is quite ill. Mrs Gertrude Sliger. and then’ out to see a new niece, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Doyle Cox Lor-ri Lynn was the name chosen for the new arrival. Mr and Mrs. Bob Langley, Gae Von and Rae Nell of Vamoo-sa visited Mrs. Langley's parents Saturday. Mrs Minor babysat with Rae Nell while they attended the funeral of Floyd Rollow Wednesday night the A T and Vance Minors drove to Va moo sa for a .’isit with the Langleys. Mr ana Mrs, Jack West visited the A. T. Minor* Thursday night. Kitty Johnson is still sick with * be after effects of the flu Mr ana Mrs. Alfred Baylis visited with Mr. and Mrs Boda Hi saw Sturday night Shirley Ann Hisaw spent Sunday afternoon with Jolene West. Mr and Mrs Grover Barnes and Larry of Ada spent Sunday afternoon with their parents. Mr and Mrs Jack Barnes Mrs. Odell Daniel and Leonard visited Sunday night. Mrs Byrd went back to Oklahoma City la*t Tuesday for a check up and found out she was doing 0. K Mr Byrd said he knew she was doing 0 K now She was beginning to want to get out and get back in the swing of things again. La Vanda langley of Vamoosa pent Saturday night with her Mrs. Joe Daniel, Vicky. Vala-rie and Mickey had Sunday dinner with Mrs Daniels parents, Mr and Mrs. A T, Minor. Sunday afternoon they drove to Ada to see Mrs, Minor s mother, Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Price and Jim and Sid Marshall drove to Ada Sunday afternoon to see one of the new houses Mr Price has just completed oui near the brick plant. Mr and Mrs. Richard Osburn and Ste . en of seminole spent the weekend with Mrs O*bum's parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Johnson. Mrs. Gladys Gouge of Ada spent Saturday night with her brother and wife. Mr. and Mrs. Coy Byrd. Sunday afternoon the three drove down to Je*se Cemetery then on to Ada. Mrs Mary Scott and Mrs Lucille Elkins visited the Byrd* Saturday afternoon Mr and Mrs. B M Stevens of Union Valley visited the Byrds Wednesday night. Mr* Byrd's si«ter and husband Mr and Mrs. Troy Sherrell, o. I night. Sunday afternoon guests in the home of Mr and Mrs John Allred were Mr and Mrs Jesse Muncrief, Judy and Michael of Oakman. • Mrs John Allred spent Monday with her mother, Mrs. Carrie Sims. of Ada Mrs J W Stegall and Schley drove to Muskogee Saturday to visit Mrs Stegall's brother aid wife, Mr and Mrs. Earnest Durbin Mr* Durbin is quite ill. Schley Stegall visited an uncle and wife, Mr and Mrs Mart Durbin. Ada. Monday Mr Durbin has been ill for some time. i Continued on Page 2; f LOOR SHO AT- Unreserved seats on th# floor of the Roff school auditorium were at a premium the night of the county 4-H Shore the Fun show last Thursday. The place was packed from the start; and as each act was finished the actors came out front to watch the res* o( th# show. A camera shooting under the piano caught these absorbed youthful ><{M _ (WEEKLY Photo) WORDS AND MUSIC — The sad tale of Frankie and Johnny was dramatically presented i by the Latta 4-H Club, with words, music and action on the stage—plus piano accompaniment as shown here. The audience sat enthralled as the tragic story unfolded, from Frankie's fateful visit to the corner saloon for a bucket of suds to Johnny's unfortunate, but deserved, demise.    (WEEKLY    Photo)    i WINNING ACT — Beat chick at the right—Gary Don Lovelace—just can't sleep when it gets dark, he says. The two more conventional chicks with him are Nancy Bigham and Linda Ulich, and it's all part of Latta's novelty entry in tho 4-H Share the Fun program. The act won first place in the junior division of the big county show. (WEEKLY Photo) Roff FFA Stages Yearly Fat Stock Exhibition Fat pill* fat steers and sweat-, ing Fu* ire Farmer' of America had a rousing workout in the spring unlight Tuesday morning when the Roff FFA chapter held its annual fat stock show. About 65 entries passed before the appraising eyes of Otis Parker. county agent at *arge, who judged the show Bud Graves, chapter adviser, noted ihat the show cost about $130 It was financed by contributions to the FFA calendar and extra dona'ions bv two Roff citizens. K P. I^arsh and Floyd King. Winners, listed in order of placement, were Show barrow*; Gary Ray (grand champion1. Richard Etch-ieson (reserve.) Commercial barrows: Herbert Stanford, Johnny Bratcher, Herbert Stanford. Gilts: Jim Britt, Richard Huddleston, Larr) Heard. Ret: stereo heifers Larry Heard champion , Jerry Goree reserve*. Grade steers: Bryce Wallace, Leroy Otis. Louis Tolliver. Grade heifers: Jim Standifer, Roger Nuner. Larry Brandam. Dairy heifers: Charles Hall, Charley Brown #2fid and 3rd*. The "best showman” award went to Herbert Stanford, with Jerry Goree placing second. Overflow Crowd Watches 4-H Share The Fun Show At Roff Benson County Scores in Tish' Bull Sale High Ideals Mark Start Of Boys' Club One evening last week our son. Danny, came in after visiting Neil Rice and Tommy Hoosier. He informed me tha* they had started a boys’ club and were (Continued on Page 2) WHO S WORRYING? — Point of view makes a difference Jerry Goree, waiting to show his Whiteface heifer and her calf at the Roff FFA Fat Stock Show Tuesday, is obviously sweating it out. But objects of His concern would just as soon take a nap. In fact, it looks like they're doing just th#t-    (WEEKLY    Photo) LIFE IS GOOD — Pigs have a tremendous capacity for enjoying the simple things of life, as this photo clearly shows. The snoozing porkers had just come out of the show ring at the Roff Fat Stock Show and made haste to grab some shuteye in the spring sun.    (WEEKLY Photo) Salutes Cattlemen AUSTIN. Tex. AP—Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson said today the cattle industry has shown — through its resistance to federal controls — that freedom for farmers pays the best dividends. In a talk prepared for the 83rd annual convention of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assn . Benson said it is far better for farmers to make adjustments in production than to depend upon the government to try to do it for them. ‘‘You can see that," he said, ‘‘when you compare your situation with that of producers struggling along under controls and price-fixing.” The administration farm chief recalled that when he took office in 1953. the cattle industry was in trouble with low prices, but that under aggressive merchandising, the trouble was erased and good prices and expanding markets returned. “At that time and always since, most cattlemen and the department resisted the pressure to put price supports under live animals. It was an unsound approach.’* I An overflow crowd of parents ;and friends turned out Thursday night for the annual county 4-H Share the Fun program in Roff I School auditorium Some 25 acts I were presented by county 4-H ; clubs. Chosen to represent Pontotoc County in district competition at Stillwater were the first place senior division group act. a two- Summer's Chaoel Votes For Annexation Summers Chapel, a two-teacher Pontotoc County school, will close its doors as an institution of learning at the end of the current term. Tuesday voters in the dis trict approved a proposal to annex the district to Va nos s. Earlier a petition containing 56 signatures of a probable 90 plus eligible voters in the district requesting the annexation was filed in County Superintendent Norman C. Mitchell’s office. However. Tuesday only IO votes were cast, all in favor of annexation. The school has an enrollment of 26 Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Duke are teachers at the school. Voters Name Pitt to School Board in Ada Voting Tuesday followed the usual light pattern for a school election but a one-sided endorsement was given the two levies. Wayne Pitt, incumbent board (Continued on Page 2) piano duo by Kathleen Harris and Panny Teel. Roff; second place. a team of polka dancers, Roff; and the first place individual act, a baton twirling number by Suzanne Nelson. Vanoss. Winner in the junior division was a novelty act. "The Chick," by the Latta club Judging was by Bob Bernett and Mrs. Harvey Shipman, both of Ada. Complete placings follow: Junior Division Blue Award group:    "The Chick," Latta: "Running Pear,” Pickett. Red Award group. "Little Angel." Roff; "Doug Sings," Vanoss; "Tell a Woman," Union Hill. "Pink Shoe Laces,” Vanoss; “Delaware," Center. Senior Division Group Acts Blue Award: “Twenty Twinkle Fingers," Roff; "The Happy Dou-blegskas,” Roff; "The Gingham-ettes," Roff: "Frankie and Johnny," Latta: "Little Riddle School House." Latta. Red Award: "Indian Love Call,” Latta; "The Jim Dandy Interview," Allen; "The Love Affair,” Fitzhugh; "The Chordettes,” Vanoss; "It Doesn t Pay,” Roff. White Award: "Wedding of the Freak." Vanoss; "Let George Do It," Fitzhugh: "Watermelon Finale," Summers Chapel; "Dr. Cure-Me,” Center. Senior Division Individual Acts Blue Award: "Baton Twirler.” Vanoss; “Cricket Croons.” Roff. Red Award: “Too Much Tequila.” Latta. W'hite Award: "Running Bear,” Latta; "Miss Lonely Heart,’* Vanoss. Approximately 1.000 people witnessed the sale of performance tested bulls at the Murray State College bams. Tishomingo. Oklahoma on Saturday. March 19. Clubs Turn Attention To Safe Driving Now the 4-H clubber* of the county are joining in the fight for safe driving. Two .utomotjve project clubs have been organized, one in Ada and one in Allen, to promote the new "Automotive Care and Safety" project, available to 4-H members here for the first time this year. I The Ada club held its first meeting Monday, with 18 boys and girls enrolled. Bill Cummings is the local leader. A. Wh Brown, driver training teacher, will lead a session on “The Traffic Code and Our Responsibilities as Drivers” at the next meeting March 29. Twelve members have pre-en-rolled it Allen. This group will .hold its first meeting next week under the leadership of Slim Wilkerson. The new project is open to 4-H members who were at least 14 years old Jan. I, 1960. It covers I basic automobile care and main-! tenance and gives special empha-1 sisto safe driving. The program is sponsored nationally by the National Committee on Boys and Girls Club W'ork, ! and the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. Pontotoc County is one (of 27 in Oklahoma carrying the project on a pilot basis in 1960. The h.gheSi average ever attained in this fifth annual event was *e: at $743 or 904 qualifying lots. The bulls went to 8 state*, including Mississippi. Louisiana, Arkansas. Missouri, Texas. Michigan. ’ndiana and Oklahoma. The highest price was paid by B I) Patton. Ft Worth. Texas of $5.noo for 4 interest in Emulous Bob 9th consigned by Carlton Corbin. Ada. Okii.. This bull was also the highest gaining bull in the performance test with an average daily gain of 3 54 lbs. The next high selling hull was another entry by Corbin which sold for $2,500 to W. B. Lemmon, Norman, Okla The highest selling Hereford bull was consigned by Honey Creek Ranch. Grove. Okla , and was purchased bv Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., for $1,500. L. S. U also purchased the 3rd high selling Angus at $1700 from Wye Plantation. Queenstown. Md. Both of these bulls are to be used in artificial breeding bull studs. The highest selling Polled Hereford bull was owned by Ralph Burleson. Roff, who sold BHF Mischief Rol’o 55th for $1700 to Ed Campbell, Grady, Texas. Tho second high selling Polled Hereford was a hull from the highest gaining pen of bulls in the test belonging to Joe Edgington. Bams dall, Okla. The highest selling Red Angus was owned by Darold Bufler. Pauls Valley, and purchased by Francis McQuiddy, Canadian. Tex. for $1,000 The only Brangus in the sale Drought $450 and was I (Continued on Page 2) ;