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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - November 3, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma myg By Mail in Pontotoc And Adjoining Counties Single Copy IO Cents Only $2.00 Per Year Combined With The Ada Times-Democrat 60TH YEAR 8 Pages Quest For Better Graz With Range Experts Shap ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1960 NO. 30 ^0^1”.^R^^^ Stidham, right, an S.C.S. range specialist who works in close cooperation with huddle took otace on th. T ’* d u    3    ta,k    ?" JmPBroxv«d Pastures to a group of Roff F F A. members. The enough    °f *h* R°” y°UthS h*d SP#"*d * ‘tr*,Ch °f blu“t*m    ,a" jfOO Ii jhxtl Wet J Costa rn es (iii cjjhl ^JJa ((atveen J^arltj Bv MBS. SIMON PATTON The Faith, Friendly and Young Men s Classes and associate members of the First Baptist Church of Stonewall had a Halloween party Saturday nignt. Mrs. Emi'y Hisaw ard S. G. Witherspoon won the prizes few* the most weird costumes. The group met in front of the First Baptist Church. They came straggling in one or two at a time on foot, so no one would recognize them by their cars. Wayne Bullard and Simon Patton drove them to the spook house where the party was held. After driving and circling ail ov- (Continued on Page Two) PEGG WINS RE-ELECTION AS CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNTY ASC COMMITTEE By ERIC ALLEN When an Oklahoma cattleman these days is iii need of grass, he doesn’t send a scout out riding on far-flung trails in search of unoccupied native psture, Those pastures don’t exist. The thing most cattlemen do is send for a pasture specialist and shape up a new range program that will furnish more grass on the land they already have. In the Ada region, that pasture specialist is Neal Stidham, grass expert with the Soil Conservation Service. Hard Work “Range programs didn’t come into being overnight,” Stidham said when interviewed at his office in Ada. “It took lots of hard work on the part of local men* fellows like the leaders of our soil conservation districts, who have worked long hours without pay in efforts to .see the ranges grassed down and programs instigated for the saving of land and water. Conservation practices aren’t brought about by bureaus. I’m employed by a federal bureau, but I can’t shape up a pasture program until the individual rancher has started the program himself. It’s that way with all phases ot conservation, from grazing land to the building of dams for a watershed program Local people start the jobs themselves.” Those comments at first seemed to sum up the present. rDAcecAnmceet. l . i-    .    -    _ picture. However, during a tour    Bud gr *.«w 5t*w" *j?®vre    l®ok,n9 “Y" *om*    sa™ple,s£f 9^ass froP1 Pontotoc    County    ranchers are,    left to    right, with Stidham around Pontotoc    ard Swink Superintendent ofRoff    oubLSchool    Th.    f'rry.    ,rr*'    HaskeM    Barnes,an1d    *•<*; n    '    aupermrenaenT or kott public school. The five youths with the two instructors are members of the Roff County ranches, a clearer pie    FFA chapter and    are the first    FFA    group ever selected    to attend the American Royal    Livestock    Show    held    in    Kansas ture of the range industry in    City. (WEEKLY    Photo). Oklahoma, from a century ago ...    .    .    i     — j to the present day, gradually    grass    has    been a con- 'took clearer shape.    ’    .slant thing among ambitious cat- K()TT    6tS Constant Search    J    Hemen. Ever since those long-ago    At first this quest    was merely, win AWAfffc post-Civil War years when the une 0f expansion onto unfenced first trail herds from Texas; ranges brought about by strong. County ASC committeemen of long standing were re-installed in office for 1%1 at the recent election held rn the ASC office at Ada. Guy Pegg. local rancher, was re-elected chairman of the coun ty committee. Henry Little was re-elected vice-chairman. B B Own bey was re-installed as member and G. L. Bain wras elected firs? alternate. Second alternate position went to Jim Young. (Continued on Page Two) FEED SURVEY COMMITTEE FORSEES BRIGHT OUTLOOK splashed across Red River and cr ^rrnnna^ °for href 'after The i ^anny Teel and James Lucas, ‘ Greater numbers of livestock personnel from dairy, poultry and struck out into the rangelands of |___ ___________________‘    4-H club members from Roff have and poultry during the next animal husbandry departments, Indian Territory, the quest for (Continued on Page Two) just returned from an area meet- twelve months will have an abun- as well as several deans of col- ing on Personality Improvement dfnt SU.PP,ly °‘ ^ ?raj.nS' and 3 leg8S and directors of experiment . ...    .    „    .    close balance of high protein stations. This was their nineteenth m    ?    !°.U    are    Wlnners    °f    feeds.-    annual meeting of the Feed Sur- teen area    ti    50 stated the Feed Survey Com- ve.v Committee, sponsored b/ SS JTiT    ,    S    mfffee of the American Feed AFMA. -7 Inn L    o'■‘'0m f Manufacturers Association at the The 1961 spring crop will be 'Th. Po .    .    Palttetpole conclusion of their two-dav meet- 10 Per cent larger than the 1960 '» Chicago. The twenty' - four ^ng crofh accotxUng to the com- TRANSIENT SEASON OF FALL RESTS COLORFULLY ON HILLS AND VALLEYS OF THE COUNTY I Proc ram ” snonwW"WR ng ln Uhlca^° The twenty - four ! SPUI1S accoramg lo me com-Days shorten and the nights; sient as a colorfully-garbed Gypsy astern Bell Telenhonp rftmnlv college and experiement station:    Beef cattle numbers are 'OW cool, and Nature’s paint- whose attire may be out of :    •    P    ^    *    '    men, comprising the committee, expected to be up 4 per cent dur- 11 sh work I ne lavishly, makes si irht in a few hours’ time. Most----------1_I_______* represent all areas of the United lnS Increases of 7 per cent grow ____,    —      r--------------- brush,    working lavishly, makes    sight    in a few hours’ time.    Most I stroke    of brilliant color across    folks    in Pontotoc County    are Pontotoc County’s rolling land. probably enjoying it. Those who It’s a time of the year for    driv-    aren’t    need to take time    out and ing slowly, for leaving the    con-    go for    a pleasant drive. crete beaten paths and following '    - the lonely byways. Scenes changer C||Krfc •„ along every side road, and over ^UiprlS© L/innGr yonder far KU new vistas beck- Features Movies You don’t have to travel a far    Of    p J piece these days to get the    feel-!    V^T    I CAUS KOU GO ing of    approaching winter. Right here in    the county the flamboyant •    ^ Thomason, Jesse,    and flan f uroathAr ic    thi oe    other Oklahoma (Continued on Page Two) represent all areas of the United in£ iybl* increases ot 7 per States. They include economists,! (Continued on page two) advance flag of cold weather is ee ot,1er Oklahoma men who displayed on the highest point of ,Part ^ l^e Texas C owboy the staff    )    Reunion    Rodeo    at    Stamford,    Tex., That strange blue haze of In- were featured in some fast-• “    *    *    action    movie    reels    shown    October dian Summer has totally vanished, leaving vari colored hills and valleys shining under cobalt skies. Sundown comes with a crimson flare, and leaves of oak trees make splashes of commingling brown and maroon in the far distances. Clusters of button willow 20 in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lowrance. Sulphur. The movies, which covered rodeo action in 1951.    1958.    1959 and 1960, were taken by Truman Moody of Elmore City. The movies were shown at a surprise din- rrrTr.A.v,s, srvift,    rss,H& •jsn,a.'SsS3 “iVi'iv.jT.".' s'JTift.iaTrfsr ‘“h *................-......  ~'-"t    c—"-    •«    »“*• idtiLca.    ui uuilum wmx/w    —    «    ---- shine brightly yellow along the j^er glven f°r I he Oklahoma men course of every branch.    ^ ^r- and ^rs Lowrance. Those No two days    are    ever the    same    {ahing part in the rodeo with C. these days. Today    the hills    stand j^- Thomason were Ewin Gole, superbly' blended in color; but Ml11 Creek; 0scar Lowarnce, Sul-one night’s frost could change the Pkur and ^a^ Jesse Cann of picture and leave each ridge a Foster, Oklahoma. Moody, who darkening swell under mudding    the pictures, also operated clouds rolling in from the cold    rnovie machine in the Low- north country.    ranee home. Ifs pleasant    to    drive, to    look    Those present for the dinner at the countryside. It’s even and home movie were Mr. and more pleasant    to stop and    stand    ^rs- ^ Thomason. Mr. and and listen. The harmony and mel- ^rs- ^ Jennings, Mr. and ody of bird song scarcely ceases ^rs* Millard Holcombe, Mr. and on warmer days wrhen the wind ^rs- ^scar Lowrance Sr., Mr. gets atilt. But brief is this season, tran and Mrs. Wien Gole. Mr. and Mrs. (Continued on Page Two) AT SINGING MEET:    The    Sharver Quartet, a widely-known group from the Ada region, is shown as they appeared on stage Sunday afternoon at the Pontotoc County Singing Convention held at First Assembly of God Church in Ada. The convention, under the direction of Amon Self, drew a standing-room-only crowd, including singers from Fort Worth, Texas. (WEEKLY Photo).Galley-Vanting Around The CountyLATTA By MRS. WESLEY BRANTLEY The Cumberland Presbyterian Church was host to the Chickasaw Presbyters Youth Retreat last weekend. Youth from Marlow. Oklahoma City, Wichita and; Latta participated. Danny Lovelace, Latta, presi-1 dent of the group, welcomed the, youth and sponsors. Wesley Brant-' ley Jr. gave the devotional and led the group in singing inspirational songs. After the brief meeting at the church the group went to the skating rink, where they enjoyed) two hours of recreation. A wiener roast at Wintersmith Park followed. The group met at the church at 7 p. m. for a religious, film and recreation. Sunday all members of the church and visitors enjoyed a basket dinner at the church. A business session of the youth was held in the afternoon. Director of the youth work in Chickasaw Presbyter}- is Rev. F. H. La-Follette. pastor of the Latta church Youth sponsors at Latta are senior high, Mr. and Mrs. Boh Shortes and junior high, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cooper. Thanks to the generosity of the people of the community the Junior High Fellowship and the Senior Crusaders of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church were able to send $24 to the needy children of the world through the United Nations. This group went trick or treating for UNICEF on Halloween. They met at the church for instructions and badges and following collection they met back at the church for recreation and refreshments. In closing they joined hands and sang “Everyday with Jesus.” Sponsors were Mrs. Herbert Cooper, Mrs. Wesley Brantley, Mrs. Joe Lovelace and Bob May-1 berry. Youth participating were Judy Cooper, Phyllis Brantley, Becky Lovelace, Stan Andrews,! I Linda Wilson, Janelle Thompson, Sharon Shortes, Margaret Neely, I and Ricky Shaw. Crusaders were Larry and Grry Lovelace, Robert Mayberry, Jodie Lan George i and Nancy Mayberry.    I Mr. and Mrs. Bob Mayberry,' brother of Mrs. Bob Mayberry. Nancy, Robert and Carol wrere in Sand Springs Sunday wrhere a birthday celebration was enjoyed. Honor guests were Mr. and Mrs. S. B, Hawkins of Muskogee whose birthdays fell on the day before and the day; following. The reunion was held! in the home of Phil Hawkins, j son of the honored couple and, Mrs. F. H. LaFollette, Mrs. Charles Hodges and Rob returned Friday evening from visiting with relatives in Alabama and Tennessee. 'mer Latta resident. Rev. Stegall ; had charge of the service. They also visited M 'S. Stegall’s mother, Mrs. J. G. Lovelace and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Cooper. Rev. and Mrs. M. L. Stegall were in Ada Monday for the funeral services (rf Troy Toters, for- Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Brantley attended a farm sale at Sparks J Friday. Mostly the discussion around our house these days is (Continued on Page Two) ;