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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1960, Ada, Oklahoma The Paper With PERSONALITY Biggest Reading Buy in Oklahoma By Mail in Pontetec And Adjoining Counties Single Copy 10 Cents Only Per Year Combined With The Ada Times-Democrat 60TH YEAR 8 Pages ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1960 NO. 25 Stonewall Women Return To High School Classrooms If for some reason you failed teaching in the Stonewall schoo BACK IN SCHOOL: The above five women seated at typewriters seem intent on the business at them- selves with commercial training for jobs in the years ahead. Each felt a need for more education, so they re-entered Stonewall High School. Their instructor in typing, Mrs. June Scott, stands on the left. Seated, left to right, are Mrs. E. O. Humphers, Mrs. Glen Oakley, Mrs. Mary Pat DeCamp, Mrs. Geneva Gregory and Mrs. Reba Blevens. (NEWS Staff County 4-H Club Members Place At Big State Fair When State Fair time rolls menrious competition. This year around each year there are no exception. ways several 4-H youngsters from' One Pontotoc County boy this Pontotoc County at the Oklaho- even took first Place in three 'exhibits. James Morrow of Fitz- ma City Fairgrounds competing hugh won fjrst in spring fjrst with exhibits, and they seldom jjn mimg beans, and first in an- come back without placing. nual lespedeza forage. In addition, If honors aren't always tops, they're close to the peak, and show up well in the face of tre- he won second place in the peren- nial lespedeza forage contest and second in mung bean forage. Bill Meyers, Galey. drew down top honors with his red apple ex- hibit, and went on to win second in peanuts, third in sweet pota- toes and eighth place with his ex- hibit of cow peas. Carrol Stonecipher won two third-place spots in vetch and pea- nut exhibits. Carrol is from Van- oss. Another Vanoss boy, Mike 'Tiffin, won fourth place in gar- to finish high school, or if you finished and still feel your com- mercial training is not adequate in this progressive home-stretch of the 20th century, there's some- thing you can do about it. You can arrange your affairs and working time on a tighter schedule, pick up books, paper and pencils and head right back to school with the kids. Working Hard Five women in the Stonewall area have done just that. Some of them finished high school be- fore marriage and some did not, but now they're working with a common awareness of the grow- ing need for education. Each day they report for classes in Stone- wall High School. They are taking business training and working hard at it, and say they enjoy the courses more than they did when they ware in their teens. The five women are Mrs. E. 0. Humphers, Mrs. Glen Oakley, Mrs. Mary Pat DeCamp, Mrs. Geneva Gregory and Mrs. Reba Blevens. Walk into Stonewall High any day in the week and you will find them deap in concentration and Mrs. June Scott. "They're all good students." den seed and fifth in insect col- lection. Dean Wiles, Stonewall, took fourth in onions, and Derral Isaacs. Galey, took fourth with an _ exhibit of milo. DeWayne Coffey, j Mrs. Scott said. "They're getting iLatta. placed seventh in insect collection. j Five 4-H boys and five girls :from the county attended the State Fair School this week. Emerson system since 1948, is proud of the records the f i v ladies are making. "It ought to be an inspiration to the younger set, just watching Mrs. Nelms said. "I ought to make young folks realize fully the importance of educa tion." Mrs. Oakley, Mrs. Humphen and Mrs. Gregory have finishet high school, but each felt a neet for extended commercial train ing. Mrs. Oakley, whose husbant died last spring, perhaps feels more pressing need than her women classmates. Mrs. Oakley has a son. Charles who is now a senior in Stonewal High, and a young daughter Judy, who is a sophomore. Mrs Oakley's training in typing, book keeping and shorthand will obvi ously make job prospects bright er in the years ahead. Mrs. Mary Pat DeCamp re- entered high school this year in the tenth grade. She is taking English, typing, algebra, home economics and general business Mrs. E. 0. Humphers is taking bookkeeping and typing. Mrs Geneva Gregory is taking typing and bookkeeping. Mrs. Reba along fine in their classes. They work hard." Proud of Records Mrs. Nelms. who has been Blevins is taking English, home economics, typing, American his- tory and commercial law. The five women students, though all are taking their belated school- ing seriously, smiling agreed when interviewed: "It's interesting. It's a lot of fun." Ballots Are Being Mailed On ASC Committee flection Ballots were mailed out to Pon- totoc County voters this week for election of county Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation committeemen to serve next term. Bennett Sherrer, manager of the ASC office, Ada, said 1300 bal- lots were mailed to county farm- ers and ranchers on Friday, Sep- tember 30. Purpose of the regular election is to install a committee to direct the administration of the Soil Con- servation and Domestic Allotment Act and the Agricultural Adjust- ment Act. (Continued on page two) flfc jflPV SHE LOVES TO BAKE: Cheryl Jeanne Melton, president of the Vanoss 4-H Club, V e es to do better tna" "P the cook stove and bake up some goodies which may include everything from yeast bread or rolls to fancy cakes fit for Sh- Cheryl Melton, Vanoss Student Wins Honors In Baking Contest If the way to a man's heart isiella step right out of the book and I Jeanne, chances are it will take hrough the culinary art to weep. isome clobbering by a rolling pin embellish an earthy old saying- hen a young girl student at, Van- >ss High School may some day atch onto a dashing Prince Charming that will make Cinder- r ing uy