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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 a Che. 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 chamber s lavish banquet nearing three file for City positions Council sets april 3 vote 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 a Arkansas the 52nd banquet Well. Parent organization of the chamber was the Brownfield commercial club formed in 1909. From ail available 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 1 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. Theme of this years program a it takes 2 a the chamber 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 j directors and review of the 1961 program of work by Pau Farrar. To. Introduction of the 1962 Board of directors by l. G. J Smith incoming president. 7. Special recognition a 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. A French oils 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 1902 Robert Baumgard Nee Reynolds c. G. Griffith Otis lamer Sid Lowery Bill Mckinney Perry Bear and in 1963 Hamilton Roy d Pete Harris Arlie Lori More. Price. Smith Joe de Sullivan Alton Webb and in 1964 Ellington h. B. Virgil Crawford. Joe Christian Val Garner Hugh Thomas Paul Campbell Jake Geron. Directors who retired in Jan Jeff Williams. Uary Virgie Travis Gene Jim Rayless Bill Mcgowan. James Thurman John j. Kendrick Farrar remains an sex offi Cio Board member for one year. Agriculture a Baumgardner Garner. Highways amp roads a w ebb Lowrimore. Industrial a Mckinney Smith. Retail trades a Campbell Ellington. Membership amp f i Nance Price. Sullivan. Education amp Relig Ion a Bear lamer and Public relations amp Goodwill a Geron Farrar Hall. Health amp safety a Thomas Griffith. Rural Urban relations Christian. Aviation a Harris. Canadian River authority amp water a Hamilton. Presidents club a Lowery. Congressional action a Crawford. Williams. 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 a native of Texas birth place Denison same a Lee s Williams grew up in the Ozark mountains at Lafayette Ark. He attended the University of Arkansas graduated from the Kansas City school of Law a was a student there the same time As was Harry Iii Man. He is a past District Over a raconteur nor and director of rotary i International. For two years during world Var la. He was chairman of a committee administering Aid and Relief to prisoners of War in All the Axis dominated countries. At the outset of will Williams was appointed by the . Treasury department As a member of the War savings staff in which capacity he spoke throughout America during War Bond. I so and red Cross campaigns and la ter to wounded servicemen in government hospitals. The Chickasha lawyer is recognized As a a Oklahoma a ambassador of Goodwill a a speaker and raconteur of International Fame. He has a Aion designated an to Fie a1 a Arkansas traveler by legislative enactment in that state the philosophy of Jeff Williams. A your privileges Are Many. Our opportunities Are vast. Our responsibilities Are his subject tuesday night a worry but Don t go nuts a election has been scheduled april 3 to fill three positions on Brownfield City Council two councilmen a mayor. Councilmen whose tenures expire Are c. E. Ross of 902 East Tate and bal Copeland of 602 East Buckley. Neither is eligible for a third consecutive term under City charter regulations. Mayor Jess Mcwherter is coming to the end of his first term. He filed thursday for a place on the april 3 ballot. Two other residents also filed thursday for the position of councilman l. J. Richardson of 101-East Oak executive vice pres ident of first National Bank and w. K speedy Lindsey of t�12 Cactus Lane partner ii Sonny feed amp Supply. Balloting will be in City Hall lobby from 8 . Until 7 in. Election judge will be Leonard m. Ellington of firs j National Bank and Joe it Sullivan of Terry county farm i Bureau. The april 3 election was Cal j led t thursday by the Council j meeting in regular session in present were councilmen Ross Copeland Marion Bow ers. Curtis Sterling and ros1 Black mayor Mcwherter City j mgr. Eunice Jones City secy. Jake Geron City atty. Joe j. Mcgowan. In other business thursday i the Council listened to a request for financial assistance j from delegates of the Terry j county Young Farmers chapter. Spokesman was the Chap i terms president Weldon Mas on who explained his groups sentiment that a a Community building was needed Here. Mason said that Terry commissioners court had voted to match any City funds that might be forthcoming for help in such a project. The chapter now is co sponsor with Brownfield Jaycees of the annual Terry county Junior livestock show such a Community building would ask questions. I was welcomed in All the information that Wyatt accumulated will be forwarded to the . Army corps of engineers for computation. Later it will be sent to the office of civil defense for release to the individual civil lease to the individual civil 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 equipment used for handling crop residues on his route 5 farm. He s just been recognized for his know How Taco supervisor named a lectures scheduled ferry teachers group to a of monday la meet slated. Asti 30 and Fie Terry county teachers social Ion will meet at . Monday for supper business in Oak Grove Centary cafeteria. Presiding will be the association president. Ola Wilkes superintendent of Meadow schools. I to licit chairman is Fred Odum of the Wellman schools. Entertainment on the Agenda is the bus choir directed by a. V. Wall. The county a four school systems will be represented Union Wellman Meadow. Brownfield election of new offices s. Said or j. A Borum presi Dent a anyone wanting a voice in whose to be the new officers should be present feb. 15.�?� be used for numerous pro i jets other than a show site. A the Council took the request j under advisement. I he Council also designated the City a huge warehouse As j storage site for the stockpile ing of emergency supplies food Medicine among other items. The supplies Are due in the near future from the i Soi fice of civil defense and mobilization and Are earmarked for use Only in Case of nuclear warfare. The Council Learned that supplies to meet the needs of in per cent of the county a population would be assembled Here. Now Complete is the Federal Survey to determine the existing and potential number of fallout shelters in Case of such is aware. The Survey Field work was completed saturday in the City will be finished by tuesday in the county. Work was don0 by Jesse Wyatt of Elpaso member of the engineering firm of Parkhill Smith Ani Cooper also of Lubbock. Said Wyatt a i sincerely and honestly feel a deep Appl relation for the Fine cooperation Given me the past w Eek by All officials by the tenants of buildings by the owners of the various buildings. It was necessary that i enter the structures inspect them and Tyler Martin Tyler Martin will seek commissioner Post in prec. 4 Tyler Martin route 4 Farmer since 1944, said Friday he would seek democratic nomination in May As commissioner of prec. 4 Martin a he a been farming on a limited scale a is a 17-year Veteran Rural Star Carrier out of Brownfield Post office. He came to Terry in 1946 and was employed several years by Knight furniture. He and mrs. Martin Are affiliated with Gomez Baptist Church. They have three sons Maurice Martin of 1502 East card Well Dorsey Martin of Lubbock Clancey Martin of Elpaso. All three Are Brownfield High school graduates. Said Martin a the duties of the commissioner in the precinct Are full time and they should Daman the full time of the commissioner. Of elected i will have and will give a my Complete and full attention to the offic i do solicit your support i the coming election three rites Are held thursday in Northside Baptist an 89-year-old City resident since 1946, died Early wednesday afternoon in Brownfield general Hospital after a Long illness. He was g. O. Threet of 215 West Story who moved to Brownfield from Tahoka where he had lived since 1936, when he moved from Lubbock j 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 i caves of Victory Baptist at i 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 Threet of Brackettville s. E. Threet of Odessa Carl Threet of Lubbock and four daughters mrs. Mae Cooper of Weatherford mrs Amos Whitaker of Lubbock. Mrs. Bruce Gregory of Farmington mrs. S. H Neugent of 905 East Oak and 44 grand children and 63 great grandchildren. Lieutenant enrolled in language school Dallas Bank has Recagni a county Farmer As the 24 in army 1st it. Teddy Hardy is in the midst of a week Coure of instruction school Monterey. Calif. He a son of or. And mrs. Ted Hardy 415 East Buckley. It. Hardy is being trained to speak fluently As Well As read and write in the Spanish language. He entered the army in october 195.9. He is a 1954 graduate of Brownfield High school and a �?T59 graduate of Hardin Simmons University at Abilene. Mhz sophomores sponsoring Chili supper tuesday Sophomore class of Meadow High school will sponsor a Chili supper at 5 p in. Tuesday the event to precede the Meadow new Home basketball game. Menu Cracker Coffee homemade Chili pie Catsup iced Tea and All for 75 cents a person. Child s plate will be 50 cents. The class also will give away a transistor radio during halftime activities. Advanced tickets Are on Sale by class members. A Zed Quot outstanding supervisor of Terry soil conservation District for 1961.�?� he is James e. Thurman of route 5, who was presented a j plaque thursday on behalf of i the Texas Bank amp Trust of Dallas. Thurman is one of five supervisors who serve to cd for five year terms a without pay. I he Choice of Thurman was made on basis of recommendations of the Terry District Bankers committee. Thurman has been an elected supervisor of subdivision 3 of i cd since october 1956�? he was t a elected last october unanimously. The award Winner has been Active the past decade or More in Community affairs four Vear chairman of the agriculture committee in Brownfield chamber of Commerce Board of education trustee Leader in teaching and encouragement of soil conservation practices in Terry. Thurman signed and developed a great Plains conservation program contract for his farm in april 1958. It still is in effect. He has established the following conservation measures on his farm 310 acres of cropping 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 results at Sand land tabulated results of ments in the at Sand land discussed at varied expert past crop year station will by 2 . Monday in 12st District court. Here to present the findings will in Charlie Fisher superintendent of the Lubbock Experiment station which has conducted the work at Sand land. Said Terry county agent see no. I Page 4 Stormy Dave 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 Quot Stormy in the a Halter and Quot reining Quot classes. Finley said bad weather had forced delay in getting Stormy in As sleek shape As will be required. Workouts have been at sheriff s posse bargains set up by merchants for monday s Dollar Day

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