Brownfield News in Brownfield, Texas
18 Dec 1960

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18 Dec 1960

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Brownfield News (Newspaper) - December 18, 1960, Brownfield, Texas Mirc Filin Garvice a xxx 1 in. 8066 state schedules 40 Miles of Highway housekeeping in Terry for 61 and Terry county Herald. Terry county s oldest business institution volume 57 20 pages Brownfield Terry county Texas sunday december 18, i960 $4,700 Short. To cents no. Joi Highway commission reveals 1961 expenditures $872,000 slated in Terry ass Honor winners a favourites elected last boys from left a a Larry Murphree week by the Meadow student body Are Nelda Junior most handsome boy and r. Lee Jordan <ief11 freshman Quot most Beautiful girl Quot Spain senior Quot most popular and Linda Benson freshman Quot most popular Meadow favourites a from left to right seated Are faculty elected favourites at Meadow High school Donna Timmons senior Quot outstanding Leader Quot Bobbie Beasley senior Quot miss Mhz Quot Mary Smith Junior most athletic girl Quot Nancy Sharp senior Best school spirit. From left the lads Are Paul Castilleja Junior Quot Best school spirit Quot Glynn Jones senior or. Mhz Quot Dart Walker senior Quot outstanding Leader a Keith Tyler senior most athletic More favourites at my so Here Are More senior runner up for High girl faculty elected favourites at Meadow High from left standing Calvin Melcher Sopho school. From left seated Mary Smith Junior More. Most cooperative Quot Truman Johnson Quot most cooperative Quot Judy Tonga the Junior. Senior most Friendly Ted s of fell Junior Quot runner up for High Scholastic girl Quot Janice a High boy Scholastic Quot Douglas Melcher Joplin senior Quot most Friendly Clara Dun senior Best citizen. Can senior Best citizen Bobbie Beasley lighting contest judging imminent the Texas Highway commission announced i a ulna that it had approved spending $872,400 in Terry during 1�61 amount of Money and pro puts involved were revealed by o i cram of Lubbock District Highway Engineer a total of 40.ti will be in the work will be supervised by h. Bruce Bryan District maintenance the work in Terry is part of two statewide Quot Highway House keeping Quot programs revealed by the commission. Totalling $40 million the programs Are keyed to safety features and proper Upkeep of the Texas Highway systems. 1901 i a r i Tomar i i Hom improve i m 1. In j11 i rom i m 300 to i a s 3 , Fot 5 Miles of Seal coating at $4,400 Cost. 2. I m 3#6 prom Yoakum county line to i s <>2 and is a it Wellman Fot 97 Miles of reconstruction at $150, too i Cost 3. Pm 402. From u. S. 3ko South to i m 300, for 9.3 Miles if re it instruction at $138,000 i Cost 1961 state Highway j by to p rim i in program j i state 137. I rom ii s. 62 and 385 in Brownfield South to Dawson county line for Miles of reconstruction at $580,000 Cost i he two safety and better i Merit programs will be divided evenly financially through out the state with $20 million to be spent on the i s and state Highway systems and $20million earmarked for the fat in to Market Road system cram said thai 434.4 Miles in the urea District would be involved it a Tost of $1,994, j i too school holidays. Superintendents of Terry county schools have Ann Urx e j dismissal dates for the la is Mas holidays. Brownfield. Dec 21 through Jan. 2. I Mon dec. 21 through Jan. 2. Meadow. Dee. Of Friday through Jan. I Wellman dec. 22 through Jan. 2. Taxes to be talked Here representatives of Oil companies doing business in Jerry vex 111 meet at to a. In. Monday with county commissioners. The subject taxes. It s expected the Oil com pain men will voice their Dis approval of what they con Side unfair tax valuations in the county i lies Are expect cd to assert a need for equalization. In regular session last monday the court i transferred $2,000 from the Road a Bridge fund in payment of a november loan. 2. Divided $42,963 equally among the county s four precinct each receiving $10,715 i he Money w a accumulated Iii october is a portion of the annual taxes earmarked for Road maintenance in tin Conn to. Remodelling is studied 3. Accepted a remodelling plan for the Lay Cee bar ii ii the Rodeo Arena. A scale Model for a tidying Ltd a i a will be presented to the court it a later Date Jaycees discus Sod the project with the com Missi fiet s sports editor now associated with the news As sports editor is Bornean Jones who succeeds Wendell i aught gone to Plains where he has established a Brand new paper a a Hie Plains record a Jones is no stranger to Brownfield. He has lived Here the past 19 years is the son of or. And mrs i iry Jones lilt i ast Hill is a Brownfield High school graduate attended san Angelo College two years and a year at lexus University and a year at Texas tech his major has been physical education and journalism j ones played Stellar football Here and at san Angelo a brother is of lories Junior High football coach. Other Brothers Lee Allen at fort Bliss John i Idon Sophomore at Texas tech. 4 transferred $8,000 Tho general fund to the by county Hospital fund commissioners present Day were f. S. Red i Ersley of free i Wayne Lins or of free. 2, la from Ter Mon Ank mul b. Dock Settle of free 3 and r i Burnett of free 4, count v judge Raymond Simms county clerk Wade Yandel and c county auditor h. M Wyeatt 6 shopping Days until Christmas the total contributions to t e r i v county Community Chest $21,619. I he goal for this years Campaign $26,350. Short $4,730. Said George Black president of j it by county commie nity c Hest Vee still intend to keep trying we still intend to reach the goal which we set for our selves in october Quot workers who still have cards in their Possession Are urged to Complete them and to return them to the Chest office in the chamber of of Merce. A current total comprises contributions of $17,035 in the and valued offs division. $9,035 in Tho general division. $2,665 in tie i employee division and $1,015 in the school division. Posse will have party on tuesday Terry county sheriffs Fosse j will hold its annual Christmas party at 7 p m. Tuesday in the Melody. I said John covens publicity manager Quot this is for All members everyone invited. Turkey with ill the posse announced Friday that its 1961 Rodeo has been cancelled us a result of deteriorated conditions if stands i and working chutes at the j Arena Northwest of Brown Field. Officers Are named plans Are made to sponsor a it calf average match roping contest in March. New posse officers Are to Ell Ratliff Captain sheriff lame Fulford president Bill Gordon lieutenant crate Snider Secretary and Treasur j or Ray Christopher Trail Boss Buckmi a. Wrangler and Givens. Directors Are Tommy Winn Horace Fox Monroe Clayton Dorris Tuggle and Charles cabbiness. From the publisher s Corner by Curtis Sterling judging in the Jaycee annual Home lighting contest is Only a Day away. Brownfield residents were reminded today. Persons wishing to enter the contest Are asked to Telephone 2191. Tell their name and address plus which category they wish to enter. Fudging will be in two divisions a decorated door or window and Overall outside decorations plaques will be awarded by the Jaycees to the winners in each division. Judging will be Dei 20 24 o d Hearn contest chairman. Urged residents to phone in order that their Home will not be overlooked on the judg ing nights. Last years winners were mrs Tom May 202 e Cardwell for Best Overall decorations and Crede Gore 1309 e. Cardwell Best in the window door decorations. Runners up were Vern Brid Ges 313 e Cardwell and or. J u. Borum. 1606 e. Tate cubs eyeing top position by Loman Jones news sports i editor Brownfield s cubs moved in to championship Piaf thursday night in the Post invitational tournament As they came from behind to defeat Tom s Lubbock s Quot by team 56-48 a Friday night found the cubs overpowering of Donnell 49 24 to take that giant step into the playoffs. They met Plains saturday night in a tussle for top place in the tournament in thursday s play the cubs were trailing Tom s Lubbock 29-22, at half time and 43-39 As the third Quarter ended the final stanza spelled out another Story As the cubs out scored their opponents. 17-6, to collect win number four never were pushed Teddy Howell the Only Sophomore on the team sparked the cubs to Victory As he potted 17 Point. Kenny Snider Charles crees and Jimmy toilet had of Ponds each in the Well rounded scoring attack Junior Knox duped in 6 Points followed by Leonard George with 2 and Johnny Murphy with i Murphy and Snider led the cubs in rebounding. Against of Donnell the cuts were never pushed As they romped to a 25-14 halftime Lead and improved that to 34 20 at the end of the third Quarter. See no. I Page 8 i have been majority stockholder of the Brownfield news j for ten years one month and thirteen Days and this is my first attempt at writing a j column for our paper. Whether or not i continue will depend on several factors mainly time and Overall Success. It will he my desire to present items of interest in the Way of new amusing things happening around town and to write and comment on important local county state and National affairs i will strive j always to be constructive and j my comments will be of my i own opinion so if you disagree with me i will be More than Happy to hear from you. We All realize we have co fix Tine ideas on political social and economic problems so anytime you have a different idea sit Down and write us your comments. We certainly Don t feel that we know All the answers a even though we might be rather firm in our beliefs in fact the older we get and the More knowledge we gain the More we realize How Little we know and it is in my opinion that As Long As we will admit our Lack of Quot knowing it All Quot we will continue to learn. How did you like getting our paper in the Brown Wax paper bags we have been ashamed Many times to know our subscribers Here in town would have a Soppy newspaper to try to dry out and read consequently we started looking for some Way to eliminate this problem. I heard of Hist such a manufacturer in san Leandro California this past summer and made this Purchase on a trial basis. Hope your paper was dry last sunday a # Are you interested in a new business possibility Alvin Webb of Littlefield Texas has opened the Littlefield health studio for men Only to take exercises steam Baths massages Etc. It will be interesting to know if Alvin makes the thing a profitable business we regretted losing Wendell see no. 2, Page 8 guard officers welcomed officers of the adjutant s general s department Texas National guard were hosted for a Brief stay Here wednesday morning. From left in front Row Brownfield chamber of Commerce mgr. Joe Satter White Brig. Gen. Thomas Bishop assistant adjutant general Slick Collins and j. O. Gillham of Brownfield col. H r. Ciewisz property and fiscal officer two e m Rice civilian personnel officer col. Joseph w. Moffett state maintenance officer and col. Thomas r. Black director of per Sonel. From left in Back Row it. Frank l. King executive officer of the Brownfield no unit col. Preston Murphy re director of the Texas armory Board two Richard w White maintenance officer it. Col. Marion p. Bowden operation training director maj. Shakespeare Merrah of the tag Headquarters detachment capt. Fred Adams commander of the tag Here and Jack Holt of Brownfield. Col. Black renewed numerous acquaintances wednesday he was chamber manager Here shortly before world War la commanded for a time the Quot Brownfield Home guard Quot during the War. The group inspected the new chamber quarters and the armory before going on to Odessa and Elpaso for further Quot citizens orientation photo Frogge the i960 Cotton Harvest in Terry to noon Friday 107,-642 ginned Bales. Report comes from Joe Spears of Texas employment commission Here. The latest tally comprises 90 per cent of Spears 120,-000-Bale estimate for the county. Harvesting this time last year was a thing of the past and 130,000-plus Bales had been counted. Terry later tallied 143,198 Bales for the 1959 crop. Lynn a Farmers had counted 117,106 to Friday noon which is 97 per cent of that county a current crop a estimated at 120,000 by Spears. He revised a previous estimate of 115,000 Bales. Westward in Yoakum the Friday count stood at 22,575. This is 90 per cent of that areas 25,000-Bale estimate

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