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Brownfield News (Newspaper) - February 4, 1962, Brownfield, Texas A 52-year tradition senior chamber of Commerce banquet More details of this unique situation told in Story on this front Page. heros and Terry county Herald. Terry county s oldest business institution outstanding District supervisor volume 59 Price 10c Brownfield Terry county Texas sunday february 4, 1962 20 pages number to 52nd annual event tuesday three file for City positions chamber s lavish banquet nearing gives membership rare Opportunity for plenary meet scheduled for tuesday is the 52nd annual membership meeting and banquet of Brownfield chamber of Commerce. Event begins at 7 . In Junior High school cafeteria. Tickets Are $2.50 each. Speaker will be the nationally popular Jeff Williams of Chickasha okla., that states official ambassador of Goodwill and an official by legislative enactment Quot Arkansas the 52nd banquet Well. Parent organization of the chamber was the Brownfield commercial club formed in 1909. From at a variable accounts it appears that acc functioned a and had annual banquets a until its name was changed to Brownfield chamber of Commerce. And Only once a year does a . Event afford the entire membership a Chance to get under one roof. That event is tuesday. Unique for this particular chamber banquet will be the reception line past presidents and their wives. Chairman of this committee is Sid Lowery. Emcee will be the superintendent of Brownfield Public school and a past chamber president o r. Douglas. April 3 vote election has been scheduled ask questions. I was Welcom april 3 to fill three positions de in All on Brownfield City Council the information that Wyatt two councilmen a mayor. Accumulated will be Forward councilmen whose tenures de to the . Army corps of expire Are c. E. Ross of 902 engineers for computation. La i ast late and Lai Copeland ter it will be sent to the of of 602 East Buckley. Neither fice of civil defense for re is eligible for a third cons ecu lease to the individual civil Tive term under City charter lease to the individual civil Jeff Williams a raconteur uary Virgie Travis Gene nor and director of Rota Gunn Jim Bayless Bill my International. For two years i Gowan James Thurman John during world Var ii he was j. Kendrick. Farrar remains chairman of a committee and an sex offi Cio Board member ministering Aid and Relief to for one year. Prisoners of War in All the. _. Axis dominated countries. Agriculture a Baumgardner. The outset of a Vii. Wil Garner. Highway amp Road Iam it wus appojltte<1he Webb Lowrimore. Industrial a Mckinney Smith. Retail trades a Campbell Ellington membership amp f i Nance Price amp Relig and Public relations amp Goodwill a Geron Farrar Hall. Health amp safety a Thomas Griffith Rural Urban relations Christian. a Harris. Canadian River authority 6. Water a Hamilton. Presidents club a Lowery. Congressional action a Crawford. Williams a. Talks on any Hing from cyclones to Catfish to cleaning fluid. Talks to Bankers lawyers teachers doctors industrialists sales groups and Chambers of com Mere. Its his business to talk a and he loves birth theme of this years pro-1 Sullivan. Education Gram Quot it takes 2 a the Cham Ion a Bear lamer Ber of Commerce and the program 1. Invocation by the Rev. Jack Garrett of first Christian Church. 2. Dinner music by pianist Jerry Gannaway. 3. Introduction of guests by Douglas. 4. Entertainment by a. V. Walls Madrigal singers from Brownfield High school. 5. Recognition of retiring directors and review of the 1961 program of work by Pau Farrar. To. Introduction of the 1962 Board of directors by l. G. Smith incoming president. 7. Special recognition Quot outstanding citizens 8. Address by Williams. 9. Benediction by the Rev. De Crow of first Baptist Church. The menu filet mignon baked potato tossed salad. French Rolls butter neopolitan Delight Coffee Tea the executive Board pres l. G. Smith vice pres. Joe Price retiring pres. Paul far Rar Jack Hamilton Luther Reynolds mgr a. C Bishop office Secretary is mrs. Chan Longley directors who retire at the end of 1962 Robert Bumgard Ner Reynolds c. G. Griffith Otis lamer Sid Lowery Btl Mcki Navy Perry Bear and in 19tii Hamilton Roy d Pete Harris Arite Lori More Price. Smith Joe de schools Sullivan Alton Webb and entertainment on the Agen in 1964 Ellington h. B. Virda is the bus choir directed git Crawford. Joe Christian by a v. Wall. The county a Val Garner Hugh Thomas four school systems will be Paul Campbell Jake tron represented Union Wellman directors who a it tired in Jan Meadow. Brownfield . Treasury department As a member of the War savings staff in which rapacity he it poke throughout America during War Bond Uso and red Cross campaigns and la ter to wounded servicemen in government hospitals. The Chickasha lawyer is general in recognized is Quot of la Homo s ambassador of go gtd will a a speaker and raconteur of International Fame. He has Boon designated an offic at Quot Arkansas traveler Quot by legislative enactment in hut state the philosophy of Jeff Williams Quot our privileges a Many. Our opportunities Are vast. Our responsibilities Are his subject tuesday night Quot worry but Don t go nuts a regulations. Mayor Jess Mewherter is coming to the end of his first i term. He filed thursday for a place on the april 3 ballot. Two other residents also filed thursday for the position i of councilman l. J. Richardson of 101 i East Oak executive vice pres Idem of first National Bank i and we k speedy Lindsey i of to 12 Cactus Lane partner ii Sonny a feed amp Supply. Balloting will be in City Hall lobby from 8 a m. Until 7 in. Election judge will be Leonard m Ellington of first National Bank and Joe it j Sullivan of Terry county farm i Bureau. The april 3 election was Cal i led i thursday by the Council i meeting in regular session present were councilmen Ross Copeland Marion Bow ers Curtis Sterling and Ros Black mayor Mcwherter. City i mgr. Eunice Jones City secy. Jake Geron City atty. Joe j. Mcgowan. In other business thursday Council listened to a request for financial assistance from delegates of the Terry county Young Farmers chapter. Spokesman was the Chap terms president Weldon Mason who explained his groups sentiment that a Quot Community building was needed Here. Mason said that Terry com missioners court had voted to defense units throughout the nation. Civil defense Here is a joint Brownfield Terry project is headed by Lewis Simmonds backed by a corps of residents. James Thurman shows Type of e equipment used for handling crop residues on his route 5 farm. He s just been recognized for his know How Taco supervisor named Threet rites Are held thursday in Northside Baptist lieutenant enrolled in language school a Dallas Bank has recognized a county Farmer As the Quot outstanding supervisor of Terry soil conservation District for 1961.�?� he is James e. Thurman of route 5, who was presented a plaque thursday on behalf of the Texas Bank amp Trust of army 1st it. Teddy j Hardy is in the midst of a 24 an 89-year-old City resident week course of instruction in Dallas since 1946 died ear in wednes school Monterey Calif. a Utu you it ,. Thurman is one of five sup Day afternoon in Brownfield hts min of or. And mrs. Ervi sors who serve to cd for general Hospital after a Long ted Hardy 415 East Buckley five year terms a without pay. It. Uard is bring trained the Choice of Thurman was to speak fluently As Well a it made on basis of recommend read anti writ in the Spanish tons of the Terry District ban language it entered the kers committee. Army in october 1959. He is a ,. 1954 graduate of Brownfield Furman he been an elect sri my and a -39 i. P. Of to cd since october 1956�? Date of hard Simmons urn 1 verify at Abilene. Tyler Martin Tyler Martin will seek commissioner Post in prec. 4 Tyler Martin route 4 far Mer since 1944, said Friday he would seek democratic nomination in May As commission Threet or of prec. 4. Martin a he a been farming illness he was g. O. Threet of 215 West Story who moved to Brownfield from Tahoka when he had lived since 1936. When he moved from Lubbock Threet retired from farming in 1932. Services were held thursday in Northside Baptist Church with the Rev a j Franks pastor and the Rev. Malcolm caves of Victory Baptist Al Mckinney officiating. Burial was in Brownfield cemetery by Brownfield funeral Home. He was a member of the Baptist Church and a native of finers county Tenn. Survivors include five sons s. H. Threet of route 4, j. W. Threet of Haskell Kenneth of Brackettville. S. E. Mhz sophomores sponsoring Chili supper tuesday match any City funds that on a limited scale a is a 17-might be forthcoming for help year Veteran Rural Star Carrier in such a project. Out of Brownfield Post office chapter now is co Spon Sophomore class of Meadow High school will sponsor a Chili supper at 5 p in. Tuesday the event to precede the Mea Dow new Hume game. Menu homemade Chili crackers he was re elected last october unanimously. The award Winner has been Active the past decade or More in Community affairs four year chairman of the agriculture committee in Brownfield chamber of Commerce Board of education trustee Leader in teaching and encouragement of soil conservation practice sin Terry. Thurman signed and developed a great Plains conserva basketball ton program contract for his farm in april 1958. It still is pie in effect. The a North Brownfield Jaycees he and came to Terry was employed a native of Texas place Denison same a l eks Williams grew up in tile Ouri mountains at Lafayette Ark. He attended the University of i Arkansas graduated from the Kansas City school of i a a was a student there the same time As was i Luis tri Man. He is a past District gov. R in lectures scheduled Terry teachers group to moot monday la meet slated. Asti 30 and ele Terry county teacher locution will meet at monday Fop supper business in Oak Grove Centary cafeteria. Presiding will be the usso nation president o ii w i. Superintendent of Meadow schools f bile try chairman i amp Fred Odum of a he Wellman new or j. L. Boru in Prest Dent Quot Anyon wanting a voice in whose to be the new officers should be present feb 15.�?� of the annual Terry county years by Knight furniture Junior livestock show such j he and mrs Martin Are affix to Community building would rated with Gomez Baptist be used for numerous pro Church. A a a cts other than a show site they have three sons Maur the Council took the request j ice Martin of 1502 f is card under advisement. Well Dorsey Martin of Lub 1 he Council also designated Hock Clancey Martin of Al the City a huge warehouse paso an to free Are Brownstone site for the stockpile fled Nish school graduates. My of emergency supplies Martin food Medicine among other Quot the duties of items. The supplies Are due in the near future from the . Of fice of civil defense and mob dilation and Are earmarked for use Only in Case of nuclear warfare. The Council Learned that sup plies to meet the needs of to per cent of the county a population would be assembled Here. Now c Imp Lete is the Federal Survey to determine the existing and potential number of fallout shelters in Case of such Wuria re. I he Survey Field work was completed saturday in the City will of finished by tuesday in the county work was Don by Jesse Wyatt of Elpaso member of the eng leering firm of Parkhill Smith and Cooper also of Lubbock. Sod Wyatt Quot i sincerely and honestly feel a deep appreciation for the Fine cooperation Given me the past week by All officials by the tenants of budding by the owners of the various buildings it was necessary that i enter the structures inspect them and Threet of Odessa Carl Threet of Lubbock and crackers Catsup iced Tea and he has established the Foi four daughters mrs Mae Coffee a All for 75 cents a lowing conservation measures Cooper of Weatherford. Mrs person. Child a plate will be on his farm 310 acres of drop Amos Whitaker of Lubbock. 50 cents. Mrs. Bruce Gregary of farm the class also will give away several j in tort mrs. S. H Neugent of a transistor radio during half-905 flast Oak and 44 grand erne activities. Advanced tic children and 63 great grand sets Are on Sale by class children. Members. In 1946 Ping system 254 acres of cover cropping 310 acres crop residue use 310 acres of fertilizing 200 acres of stubble mulching three sprinkler sys see no. 2, Page 4 -if7., i a. 4 vim. The commissioner in the precinct Are full tim and they should deman i he Lull time of the commis Stoner of elected i will have and will give a my Complex and full attention to the offic i do solicit your support r the coming election results at Sand land tabulated in 121>t Dis let court Here to present the findings will be Charlie Fisher super a in pendent of the Lubbock Experiment station which has conducted the work at Sandy land. Said Terry county agent see no. I Page 4 Stormy Davi a owner of this Quarter horse is Tom Finley of Brownfield police department. Finley has been putting the 3 year old Register us animal through training paces to prepare him for upcoming shows. Finley in tends to show a Stormy Quot in the Quot Halter and Quot raining Quot classes. Finlay said had weather had forced delay in getting Stormy in a doth shape As will a required. Workout Boot bom at sheriff s polio bargains set up by merchants for monday s Dollar Day

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