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Bowie News (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Bowie, Texas Volume 52 a number 20 sunday. May 12. 1974 eight pages Thebo wieners published for Montague coum7 we out fear of favor Seki i92i 10c per copy front Page by j Ron Taylor thinks he is Larry Mahan. Did you notice Larry Ogle in town thursday his right Side looked like he was run Over by a freight train but according to Larry sole buddy Cecil Cox Ogle suddenly disappeared from his horse wednesday while helping round up some wild cows. Cox gives this account a we were out in the pasture trying to catch these wild critters and us cowboys in front kept hollering at Ogle to hurry up. I looked Back and saw Larry running through these Small Mesquite Trees and we kept hollering hurry it up Larry Mahan when All of a sudden he was swept from his solid White by the time Ogle caught up with the rest of the boys the cows were taken care of. Walked into the police. Station thursday and found the strangest thing happening. Bowie police chief Bryan Wasson was putting a weird Man in the Cross bars hotel until he could figure out what to do with him. Chief Wasson says the Man was picked up by Larry King for driving without a Drivers License but when he was brought to the police station the Man seemed to be completely off his Rocker. What made the chief think the Man was Coo pm was this it patrolman King was questioning the Man when the motorcycle car Accident came in at 12 10 and left for the wreck. Chief Wasson came to the station about to minutes later and this Man was still standing in front of Kings desk talking just like King was still in his seat. Asked he was going to do with the Man and he said he noticed that we were running a help wanted and and if we could use him but then quickly changed his mind and said a a in a Short handed too maybe ill just keep finally found re absent minded than me. Our Sandy Tucker was at Gibson a discount last week about 2 00 . When assistant manager Dale Cox called his wife and said Quot Are you going to bring me the car its two of clock and in a starving. When the Sweet voice of Martha said a but Honey you have the in a so Cotten picking absent minded i can Park my car downtown in front of a business while working at the news office walk Back to the paper and then in a few minutes go out the front door of the paper to get in the car and ifs not there. State rep. Joe Hannaway very apologetic when i talked with him Friday about the outcome of his race for re election in Montague county. Or. Hanna Felt that he May have neglected this county when campaigning for re election but pointed out that he was working with the. State Constitution convention until 20 Days before the election on May 4th and really did not physically have enough hours in a Day to Campaign like his opponent from Montague county. Or. Continued on Page 6 three selected for girls state three Bowie High school 1973 74 Junior girls have been selected to attend the american legion Bluebonnet girls state this summer to be held in Seguin Texas near Austin. The three selected Are i Eresa Cartwright daughter of or. And mrs. Bay Cartwright Risa Jones daughter of or. And mrs. Ila. Jones. Jr., and Rhonda Taylor alternate daughter of or. And mrs. Ron Taylor. Sponsored by the Bowie rotary and Lions clubs the girls will attend the ten Day session june Lith through june 21st, where they will spend time learning about Texas government including City county and state Levels. One girl from girls state will be selected to represent the state of Texas at the girls nation to be held in Washington inc. The latter part of the summer. Fake bus Accident shows weakness Day Camp there will be a Day Camp for Camp fire girls june 17-20 at Pelham Park. The Cost is $5.00 for the 4 Day event or $1.25 for each Day present. A spokesman for the event stated that any girl is Welcome whether she is in Camp fire or not. The group is also looking for ladies whether they have daughters or not that would be interested in helping the Camp. There will be a training session thursday May 16 at 9 00 . 2 00 . At Pelham Park. A Babysitter will be provided for this meeting and also for the Day Camp for pre school children. If interested in helping please Contact any Blue Bird or Camp fire girl Leader. You May also Contact mrs. James Bateman mrs. Karen Gladson mrs. Martha Hester Sarah Spradling Jean Angove Marie Frazier mrs. Darol Bell or Linda Mccash. The Day Camp will be under the supervision of someone at the Camp fire office in Wichita Falls. Adult softball starts monday the men and women summer softball league will begin action play tomorrow monday at a new Field All their own behind the National guard armory. Women a play will Start at 7 00 . Followed by the men at 9 00 . Teams in the menus league will be Montague Oil Field service company Nocona kiwanis Goodyear Bowie machine works Sunset and Brashear brother a steers. Playing in the women a league Are Montague Hogue a grocery dusters Haggard Dairy Queen and Sunset. Monday night will find the Montague women playing the Hogue grocery dusters at 7 00 . Followed by the Montague men and Oil Field service. On tuesday night the Nocona men will play the kiwanis club and in the women a league will be Haggard and Dairy Queen. Menus division play will continue through August 9th and the women will play until August 5th. Saddle club claims first using Only 15 riders the Jim Bowie Saddle club picked up their first Parade trophy win against eleven other Riding clubs at the Mineral Wells Rodeo Parade last week. It was the local horsemen a first Outing of the Rodeo Parade season. On june 6th the club will participate in the Jacksboro Parade followed on june 12ti at Wichita Falls june 20th at Archer City and the final three Days of next month at the Jim Bowie Days Celebration in Bowie. Riding in the Mineral Wells Parade were e. L. Haigood Bill Hester Kila Smith or. And mrs. John Davidson and Cyler or. And mrs. James Barker club sweetheart ram Mann Odel Hines and his daughter Donald Brooks and mrs. Judy Souther and her two sons Danny and Tommy. Camp Leto i accepting summer registration registrations for All girls Ages 7 through 17, Are now being accepted for Camp Leto i according to mrs. Bettye Ricks executive director of Camp fire girls. Leto i the Camp fire girls Camp owned and operated by the North Central Texas area Council is nestled in Oak shaded Hill country just outside of St. To. Texas on a 241 acre site donated by the Kingery drilling company in 1950. The word a Olin was derived from the first two letters of the three words a learn to the heavily wooded Hills and valleys lend themselves to adventures in living out of doors. The Large Central Lodge with its spacious dining Hall overlooks a Beautiful fan shaped swimming Pool. Trails Lead to the Corral where there Are eighteen Riding horses. In addition to a draft House infirmary Concession stand and nurses quarters native Stone Cabins tents and covered wagons serve 120 campers and More than 40 staff members per session of resident Camp. The program is varied relaxed and planned to fit the age and experience of each camper. Instruction is Given in horsemanship Archery softball Volley Ball and Tennis. Other activities offered Are Cook outs hikes ceremonials Story telling play acting Fossil collecting leather crafts astronomy and nature studies. A special activities unit has been added this year and includes Canoe trips Down the Scenic red River. Primitive camping and bicycle trips Are other special activities new to Camp Leto i this year. A new Tennis court has been constructed recently. Camp sessions begin june 8 and continue through july 13. Call the Camp fire office for further information. Local scouts win ribbons boy scout troop 117 of Bowie brought Home two Blue ribbons for a award of Merit and Honor from the 1974 scout of Rama held at the fed Mart building in Wichita Falls on May 3rd and rth. Their a first Aid for Snake bites Booth was located inside the building along with 80 different Booth displaying a variety of projects from Coin collecting to rope making. Their a dutch oven cooking Booth was located outside the building with about 30 other projects ranging from motorcycling safety to rappelling. Both Booths had Complete layout of All necessary equipment to help their Booths receive top honors from the judges both Friday and saturday nights. Boy scouts participating in these events were David Massey Chuck Wallace Steven Massey Daron Neeld Roy Henry Keith Airington Andy Roberts and Monte Jett. Scoutmaster . Fuller and assistant scoutmaster Rapello Roland assisted the boys with their displays. Teresa Cartwright Risa Jones Rhonda Taylor following last tuesdays simulated Community disaster run which involved a bus Accident with 16 Bowie High school students As victims Bowie memorial Hospital administrator . Hill is convinced that More work and planning by the entire Community needs to be done. According to or. Hill the entire 16 victims were transported to Bowie memorial in exactly 25 minutes which is a very Good time but Hill pointed out that the Community was lacking in professional assistance at the Accident location and at Bowie memorial. Hill had reference to using the Volunteer firemen anti possibly the National guard to give assistance in directing traffic keeping spectators and family members away from the Accident site and at the Hospital. Quot ambulance personnel from Burgess funeral Home and Owens and Brumley funeral Home did a fantastic Job As did the Highway patrol and employees at Bowie memorial. Every one of the doctors arrived at the Hospital in record time and they too were convinced that More Community planning needs to be done to Cope with a real emergency such As a Tornado or real bus Accident a said Hill. Hill said that this Community needs to have at least two simulated disaster dry runs a year to completely become efficient in handling a situation such As the one last week. Adult players say a a thanks Paul Evans pronounced dead on arrival following staged bus wreck. The men and women softball players wish to extend their appreciation to the Many individuals and businesses win helped to construct the new adult softball Field. Without their help construction of the Field would not have been possible. Bowie should be proud to have such people who Are willing to donate material and labor for such a Community project that will provide Many hours of entertainment and recreation for spectators and players As Well As being an asset to the City. Listed below Are the individuals and businesses who contributed to the construction of the Field or. Jim Prater Bowie machine works or. . Ratcliff Jimmy Sadler Nobile farm implements Richardson plumb ing Green Earth landscaping Brazos electric Texas electric first National Bank Bowie National Bank chamber of Commerce Brashear Brothers Southwest real estate or. Alvin Roberts or. Red Gibbons or. . Martin or. Jim Garrett coca cola bottling co., or. Homer Jackson the school Board for the donation of the old lights from the football Field. Mayor Terry Morgan and the City Council members the City employees and All the softball players who did the majority of the work on the Field. Kenneth Ulbig chairman adult softball league notice notice anyone having any information to the whereabouts of a red drag net which was taken from Cotton Hamiltons pickup the night of the recent drowning at the old Bowie Lake please return to the Bowie fire department. Don Green Stone Burg pastor receives diploma it. Worth Texas Dan n. Green pastor of the Stoneburg Baptist Church Bowie received the diploma in theology during Spring commencement exercises to be held in Truett auditorium at southwestern Baptist theological Seminary Friday May to. Seminary president Robert e. Naylor presented degrees and diplomas to 280 candidates from the Seminary a three schools theology religious education and Church music. James h. Landes executive Secretary of the Baptist general convention of Texas was the commencement speaker. A graduate of ouachita Baptist University and southwestern Seminary Landes also holds honorary doctoral degrees from Baylor University Howard Payne College and midwestern University. Landes who served As a pastor of Texas churches for More than thirty years is a former president of Hardin Simmons University Texas. Southwestern Seminary is a fully accredited graduate institution designed to prepare men and women for the Christian ministry. The worlds largest evangelical Seminary southwestern is one of six seminaries owned and operated by the twelve million member Southern Baptist convention. Dalton Wayne taken to Bowie memorial Hospital following a motorcycle Auto Accident in front of Handy grocery about 12 10 . Thursday. According to Larry King investigating officer an Auto Driver by the name of Michael Wayne Burr pulled in front of the Cycle which was travelling East on West Wise St. Brookshire suffered a possible hip fracture in the mishap. Staff photo Janice Walker is being wheeled into the Hospital by Burgess ambulance attendants following a dry run bus Accident. Or. Hill names or. Browder first to arrive at Bowie memorial following fake Accident. Staff photo

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