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Brownfield News (Newspaper) - October 22, 1972, Brownfield, Texas T f a 1 a Quot it r i a # Box we of 56. I a a non a /st1 volume 69 no. 85brownfield Terry county Texas sunday october 22, 1972 18 pages 2 sections area receives first taste of Winter Mercury slides to Low of 35 degrees a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a casual Corner by 9f amp Airt on copy the Poun Heel Litt Brownie t to Brownfield old timer see people so carefully for the worst that they miss All the Good is in Are continually using fillers to fill out a column saing the Earth weighs 0,600,000,000,000,000,000,000 but Down state Norris Monroe of the Lampasas is being teased considerably these Days about the ital sequence of items in a recent copy of his paper. Lit under the list of marriage licenses issued the p Man had slipped in this filler a lots of action for not dispatch record acc in it Are inv it what the future holds Over 80 per cent the scientists of the world from the beginning of time live right now contributing solutions to problems and in the new things around us. reads a part of a which crossed our desk this week. A woman went into a Small Post office and asked for a dollars Worth of Stamps. A what denomination a asked the clerk. A Well a came the reply Quot i did no to know it would Ever come to this but if the Nosy government people have to know to a acc judge a your wife claims you Haven to spoken to her in five years. W by is that a Man a i did no to think i ought to my bits it takes Charlie and Francelle Price All Day to return Home Friday after an eight Day stay in Hawaii. Their Plant was unable to land at Lubbock due to the fog so they landed at Amarillo and then took a bus to Lubbock. Laie to lie Home at 8 of clock in the morning they made it in the afternoon. The Brownfield news was by medium in Terry county that pointed out All the of Harvest festival prizes. They take up a coat rotary Friday to buy Carrol Collier some new. Of you ask him perhaps he will Tell you what he is going to buy. New seed cleaning equipment is being installed at Brownfield seed amp Del biting where Jerry Dumas my associates Are Busy with the current pea Harvest. A lot of peas Are produced locally but still not enough according to Jerry a a a Hick storing of Cotton in the turn rows is going to be one of the answers to the Cotton trailer shortage during he forthcoming Cotton Harvest according to Alfred Newson it l i mar Gin where equipment is being prepared for this operation. Remodelling is scheduled at Bills grocery amp Market. At thursday nights seminar for businessmen t was brought out that among the ten factors important to his Ness and Industrial workers surveyed Over the nation a full appreciation of work done ranked first while a Good Vages ranked fifth. Around the oni w Inners Lection clothes friends meet after 30 years by Dave Cushman in 1942, mrs. Ida Fuhrman f is est Millington n. S., tarted corresponding with irs. George Kimpson of Row of in id. The letters Bern because their sons sgt. I Inton Ful Irman and sgt. J. Simpson were serving to Ethel in the armed forces id had become the Best of addles. Fuhrman wrote and told his Tother it would be a Good Tea for her to write his id Dye smother that Simi in was a real Good up stand a boy and it would be Nice the two women could Cor Spond. In the meantime the two in were shipped to different a was of combat Fuhrman to e Pacific and Kimpson to e european theatre. Be Tuse they had become such Good buddies it was a sad in when the two men were separated. However they did sep in touch with each other rough the mails. The Moth s continued writing each other and pass big whatever news came their Way to each other. At Christmas time and other holidays the two ladies would Send packages to the Swoboya waiting and Pray big for the Day they would return Home. Dux big those War years the Telephone was used often by place of letters but that was the closest the two women Ever got to meeting each other face to face. The end of the War arrived and the two boys returned to their respective Homes to pick up their life where it was left off. Today Kimpson is a math teacher in the Levelland school system and Fuhrman works with the Atlantic Mutual insurance company in new York. Fuhrman did get to Brownfield a couple of times to visit his sex buddy but the two women had not had the Opportunity to meet. That is until just last week when see friends on Page 3 Kyj a a Ali a a r for Freedom s Sake monday is veterans Day with the arrival of october 23, the nation will pause to Honor All veterans. This special Day is to commemorate All freedoms and give thanks to veterans those still Here and they who paid the supreme sacrifice in helping keep those freedoms intact. Commander Vincent Shertz right and vice commander Homer Davis of the hands Brothers Post 6794 of the veterans of foreign wars take a few to rents to reded a their vows of americanism before me perpetual Monument honouring the War dead located on the courthouse Lawn which was erected by the american legion and auxiliary Post 269 in 1969. News Foto by Dave Cushman teachers meet to be held Friday local schools to observe american education week a make education top priority is the theme for american education week to be observed this week october 22-28, in All Brownfield schools it was announced this week by Jack Pinson curriculum director. Pinson stressed that it is hoped All citizens will visit the schools while they Are in session viewing the educational process As it occurs every Day. Residents Are urged to make education top priority during this week. It was also announced that Friday will be a Holiday for students As teachers will be attending the fifth annual convention of District xvii Texas state teachers association. The convention will begin with a House of delegates meeting thursday night. The speaker at the general session Friday morning will be or. Kenneth Mcfarland who has been referred to As a the Home run King of the speaking recognized As an educator business Man Salesman Stockman Industrial advisor civic Leader and recognized authority on governmental and economic affairs or. Mcfarland stalk promises to be very worthwhile. Teachers and administrators will have a Choice of seventeen noon luncheons to attend. There will be two afternoon sessions one designed for secondary personnel and led by or. John Furbay and one for elementary personnel with or. Madeline Hunter As speaker. Or. Furbay has been a syndicated newspaper columnist received the Brewer aviation trophy a lecturer at the see schools on Page 3 to observe american education week area residents received their first taste of cold wet Winter weather this week As cold air moved in wednesday forcing the Mercury to take a nosedive from a hot 92 degrees tuesday afternoon to a Low of 35 both wednesday and thursday nights according to a report received Over the local civil defense wires from the National weather service and submitted by Lewis sin monds local weather observer. A total of .75 Inch of rain had been recorded by 8 of clock Friday morning with Light showers still occurring. Pre tic spation occurred As slow rain and very Little Runoff was reported. The steady rain held relative humidity Levels at very High Levels. Indications were that skies would Start Clearing saturday with fairly open weather due the first of the week. This will give Fields a Chance to dry out and it Likely that the Harvest of sorghum will luncheon to launch United fund Campaign Success depends on education a. K. Mccoy principal of colonial Heights elementary and Byron Rucker principal of Oak Grove elementary Point with a certain amount of Pride at two of the several posters which will be displayed throughout Brownfield in Honor of american education week october 22-28. News Foto by Dave Cushman a noon luncheon to be held wednesday october 25, in the recreation room of first Baptist Church will officially launch this years United fund Campaign according to Johnny Stockton Genera chairman of the drive. Guest speaker for the Lune Eon will be j. C. Chambers of Lubbock a partner of insurance associates in Lubbock and an agent for Massachusetts Mutual life insurance company. A graduate of Lubbock High Chambers holds a Bra degree in marketing from Texas penological University. A certified life underwriter he was named Man of the year in 1966 of the South Plains association of life underwriters. Stockton said the luncheon will be furnished by vans catering service and will Cost $2 per plate. Jaycee a ties will provide decorations and All civic clubs have been invited to forego their meetings that Day to attend the luncheon. Goal for this years drive is $33,480 with nearly $9,000 going to the Day care Center. Weekly report meetings will be held at the directors room of the chamber with the drive to end november 22. Chairmen of the committees Are Wayne Ratisseau Advance or. Howard my ii Roy general Duane Moss Rural Robert Smotherman Union schools Harvey Tubb Wellman schools Joe Burleson Meadow schools Jim City Hall will Host open House the town of Brownfield tex., was incorporated october i 1920. Nineteen Days later october 20, 1920, the county judge commissioned George w. Neill As mayor with Tom May John b. King h. H. Copeland a. W. Endersen and e. G. Alexander As aldermen and e. Brown As City Marshall. The following Day f red Smith was appointed City Secretary. In memory of these historic events Brownfield City Hall will Host an open House from 2 to 4 . Sunday october 29, at the City Hall. Past mayors and aldermen from 1920 to 1971 will be honoured at this time. The Public is invited to attend the open House. Culver Brownfield schools Jack Garrett Church Sonny Martinez . And Dennis Mccutcheon employee division. Get under Way again. It was thought that Cotton has not been seriously affected by the cold and wet weather other Titan the loss of maturing time a High per cent of the Cotton crop Lias reached an Advance stage of maturity and it is Likely that even a hard freeze would reduce production Only a Small per cent. Clearing and warmer Days and Cool nights should be the general Rule today sunday through tuesday. Maximum temperatures were expected to Range into the 70�?Ts by monday while minimum temperatures will hold mostly in the 40�?Ts. Cotton Lias been opening rapidly with some Fields being defoliated. The Grain sorghum Harvest has been in full swing with yields reported above average. Wheat Fields will profit greatly from the moisture. Png Houston agree on merger principle the managements of i Moneer natural Gas company of Amarillo and Houston natural Gas corporation of Houston have agreed in principle on a merger of Pioneer natural Gas company into Houston natural it was announced this week. Burton p. Smith president of Pioneer natural Gas and Robert r. Herring president of Houston natural Gas said that the proposed terms of the merger Call for the Exchange of one share of Houston natural common Stock for each 2.25 shares of Moneer common Stock. The merger which could be consummated As Early As january 1973, would be Sui Jet to satisfactory Mutual investigations the approvals of the directors and stockholders of both companies and other conditions. Pioneer is engaged principally in intrastate transmission and distribution of natural Gas in the Texas Panhandle and West Texas serving 69 communities including Amarillo and Lubbock. Pioneer subsidiaries include Oil and Gas exploration and production extraction of natural Gas liquids sales and service of franchised lines of heavy construction equip ment and uranium exploration milling and marketing. Houston natural Gas serves Houston and 116 other Texas Gulf coast communities and is also engaged in intrastate transmission and distribution of natural Gas in its marketing area. Absentee voting note in Progress Absentee voting for the be vember general election is currently in Progress from 8 30 . To 5 . Monday through Friday in the county clerks office. Twenty persons had cast ballots by Friday afternoon according to Frank Gray Terry county clerk. Each person must bring his registration card when he arrives to cast his vote Gray reminds. Related activities include Oil and Gas drilling and production and natural Gas processing. A wholly owned Sui Sidary liquid carbonic corporation is the worlds largest supplier of Carbon dioxide and produces and markets Carbon dioxide and other Industrial gases and utilization equipment in the u. S., Canada and 19 other countries. Herring also stated that no personnel changes in the Pioneer organization Are contemplated and that Pioneer after the proposed merger would continue As a separate entity in its service area. Job corps Recruiter to be Here Alex Torres of Lubbock Job corps Recruiter will be in Brownfield tuesday october 24, at the Texas employment commission located in the county courthouse to talk to Young men and women w to live dropped out of school but would like to Complete their education while lean ing a Job skill or vocational Trade. Job corps is a Federal pre Gram for All Young men and women Between the Ages of 16-21 who have dropped out of school and Are unemployed due to a Lack of vocational skills. Torres will explain the benefits of the program which offers free room and Board clothing and medical expenses and the Chance to earn spending Money As students learn a meaningful Trade. Young men can train to be welders mechanics or heavy equipment operators while Young women can be trained As office clerks Beauty operators or nurses. Torres will be available at the courthouse from to . To 4 . For further information concerning the program Contact him during this time or at the Texas employment commission at 1602 16th Street Lubbock or by calling 763-6416

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