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Burkburnett News (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Burkburnett, Texas Burkburnett Library 4-10-68 215 e. 4th, it a a any normally timid wild Ani a s Mal that charges a human be a a ing May be Rabid and Contact a should be avoided. I Burkburnett news covers Burkburnett area like a sandstorm 8 pages 10c per copy volume 6 Popy Burnett. Wichita county Texas 76354 tuesday july 18, 1967 Quot a Man number 45 legion installation newly installed officers american legion and auxiliary install new officers recently. A Ticino p rown histor installing officers new officers of the Ameri can legion Frye Vaughn Post 264 and the women a auxiliary were installed thursday night at the legion Hall on the service Road to the East of the expressway. Approximately 50 persons attended. Thursday evening. July 13, the american legion and auxiliary enjoyed a Bountiful table of Home cooked food including arms and june frown historian. Immediate past state commander Clayton Mann installed the legionaries passing the Gavel from Robert Dorland to Neal Tullis new Post commander. Other officers sworn in were sgt. Charles Buckley first vice commander Den Stonecipher second vice commander Geo of Home cooked food including Brown third vice Comman Chicken Ham. Tossed salad and Janeke it judge adv potato salad Beans assorted Alexander child Wel vegetables Watermelon cake an j officer Cecil soft drinks and Coffee before _ sergeant at arms for the beginning impressive install our year g. C. Beavers his Tion ceremonies. Torian d. E. Cavender Chap Robert Dorland outgoing in. P Obert Holliday assistant commander conducted the pro Oti i Nactin newly installed officers of Frye Vaughn legion Post �64 Are left to right Back Row judge advocate Joe Janeke g c. Beavers historian Jack Alexander child welfare service officer Cecil Gann sergeant at arms sgt. Charier Buckley 1st vice commander George Brown 3rd vice commander and in the front Row from the left Waldo Huddleston adjutant d. L. Cavender Chaplin Noal Tullis commander Glen Stonecipher 2nd vice commander and Robert Holliday assistant sergeant at arms. Emergency postal rules Are in effect during Railroad strike effective at the beginning of e rail strike All mailings oth a than first class air mail and r parcel Post destined for it ints More than 150 Miles of Burkburnett Texas Are acceptable until the strike is Ier. Postmaster w. T. Zim Terman announced today. A this announcement is in keeping with instructions relived by from Washington lat a limited temporary sus pension of service on All but first class and airmail will be looked during the strike a the postmaster Sam. Emphasizing that the Emer enc suspension of service l As based on the nationwide rail Trike which went into effect it Midnight saturday july 15. It postmaster w. T. Zimmerman explained that alternative neans of transportation would get utilized to the fullest Poesy it be extent to maintain first a lass and airmail service including air parcel Post. Local student Cantil members attend works hopi nine members of the Burkburnett High school student Council attended sessions of the Texas association of student councils workshop at sum Dallas july 2-8. They included John Mitchell. President Rusty Todd vice president Treva Ladd Secretary John Page District vice president Mark Mclean. Howard Hinkle Kim Ludeke Robbie Faulk and Glenn Gilbert the Burkburnett delegation was the second largest group of non resident High school students at the workshop. A All students attending the workshop Are divided into six groups. Each group is organized As though it were a High school with a principal a student Council and a set of problems to be solved. Dan Schaffner sponsor of the Burkburnett group acted As principal of one of these High schools. Mitchell and i Odd were named As presidents Ludeke treasurer and miss Ladd Secretary of their respective schools Todd was also one of six nominees for outstanding student of the workshop principal consultant for the workshop was or George Mathis Denver Colorado on of the leading authorities on student councils. He lectured each morning and also held an advanced training program for student Council officers. Second class magazines and newspapers third class matter and fourth class parcel Post packages for delivery beyond 150 Miles from the Point of mailing Are included in the temporary suspension announced As part of the rational Post i office contingency plan prepare i de for the rail strike emerged i by. The postmaster stressed that any emergency shipments such As medicines or other badly needed items should be sent first class or airmail rather than via parcel Post if destined for a Point More than lamp a i Miles from Burkburnett. Per i Shable items such As baby i Chicks should not be mailed i for the duration of the strike he noted that Abilene Dallas and Oklahoma City Are among cities within the 150 mile zone of Burkburnett which will continue to get full mail service from this Post office. According to the postmaster planes trucks and busses Are being pressed into service to handle first class and airmail on a regular service basis and to move All classes of mail within the 150 mile zone. Detailed information or answers to technical questions involving individual mailing problems May be obtained by telephoning 569-2791. Gram. The color guards posted the american and legion flags then All members repeated the legion Creed. New officers of the auxiliary were led Forward by the sergeant at arms and in an impressive ceremony installed by Dottie Mann member of the department financial commit Iee to Florence Gann received the Gavel As new president and a i key for her services As past Secretary treasurer. A Cross was presented to Jannie Bartley As Chaplin and a Quill to _ Florence Gann for her secretarial duties of the past year. The new officers Are Florence Cann president Erma Stayton first vice president mat Gie Oliver second vice president Mary Tullis Secretary treasurer Jannie Bartley Chaplin Flora Tarver sergeant at v v sergeant at arms and Waldo Huddleston adjutant. It appears it will be an Active year As the new Comman or Neal Tullis immediately started proceedings by asking the members to consider the problem of insurance for their new building and stating that the City has promised to install a fire hydrant nearby. He also mentioned the fact that he would like to see pictures of past commanders put up in the Hall la project he plans to begin soon. It was also suggested that the legionaries and the members of the auxiliary meet each third thursday of the month to discuss activities in Progress and those planned. The next regular meeting of the legion will be thursday july 20. At the american legion Hall. All veterans and military Are invited to attend. Bibb. A a a Dottie and Clayton Mann department finance member and immediate past state commander Spect ively Ann and Robert Dorland Post pro no j the auxiliary and past commander of the american legion Post 264, pose after the installation program of officers of the auxiliary an legion. The aim were installing officers. From the left Are or. And mrs. Mann and or. And mrs. Lions club hears project fund reports at meet ted Roark Secretary treasurer 1966-67 of the Lions Clit made the following report of the project fund income Anc expenditures for the past year the account shows the Many Good works performed by the local Lions which go unacknowledged projects completed without publicity by a very Fin organization. The income report reads As follows Talent show $192.27 Broom Sale $348.24 aunt Jamima Pancake Jamboree $936. 37 a total income of $1,476.88. Expenditures consisted of Eye glasses for underprivileged. $23.60 Tennis tables for to youth Center $305.84 custodian service Talent show $10 ad-1 ver Tising tickets Talent show $40 30 folding chairs youth Center. $100 caravan sales products sold by Lions $270.83. Boy scout troop 155-10% of Highway beautification i project for 277 receives i state departments of auxiliary installs a Texas Highway department beautification project will include a Park and a Roadside Park along . Highway 27/ from the Northern Edge of Wichita Falls through Burkburnett. The legion auxiliary also their new loaders Are from the in t Flor historian Margie 2n, Yaj. A rpt Arv treat Stayton 1st vice president. Readers enrol la local program More than 75 children Are enrolled in the Texas summer Reading program at the Burkburnett Library according to mrs. A. T. Nice librarian. Revolving collections of children a books have also been placed at the Burkburnett Community service Center and at head Start school. Book circulation reached in 125 volumes during june. To bait casting is. Spinning there probably always will be arguments As to the relative merits of bait casting and spin casting. Each has its Good Points spinning takes less Prat Hee to master Ard makes for longer casts. But bait casting takes More skill and catches larger fish. This method is used by anglers who like to drag the bunkers out from among the weeds. Famous school teachers both president Lyndon b. Johnson and president Park Chung Hee of the Republic of Korea taught school for a Short time when they were Young men. Bell Oil company announces crude Oil Price increase effective 7 00 a m., july 12, 1697, Bell Oil amp Gas company is increasing present Price of crude Oil five cent per barrel in the Fields in which they Are purchasing in Southern Oklahoma and North Texas. Bell officials say that their inventory has been substantially below desired level for sometime and they have been unable to Purchase any additional Oil amp Gas company has approximately 600 Miles or crude gathering system in Southern Oklahoma and Northern Texas and Are presently purchasing approximately 20,000 barrels per Day in this area. Card of thanks Burk boar buys truck improvements and new Equi Pinsent were approved for the school system. Monday at a regular meeting. A new pickup truck was Pur chased from Mathis Chevrolet at the bid Price of $1,246, for the vocational agriculture department and a Mower $335, from Central seed and feed. Also approved was a contract with r b so in Ford for Black Topping the Campus at hard in elementary school at $2,-974. Other action included authorization of alterations in the Sheppard Burkburnett school to centralize the Library and approval of the Transfer of $1,-200 to the athletic fund for expenses including coaches school. The employment of Judy l. Smiley Maurine turned Dorothy Trunnie Speed Mary Kay Vaughan and Glen vouch was approved and resignations of Kay Carter Frances Reppond Kent Reppond Selma Ryan the decision was made after a delegation from Burkburnett conferred with d. C. Greer state Highway Engineer. Greer told state rep. Dave Allred who had supported the Burkburnett groups request for beautification that the project May take some time because of planting seasons and growth. _. The group which Greer termed a enthusiastic citizens from Burkburnett a included Jim ave president of the chamber of Commerce and a former mayor dub Zimmerman Burkburnett postmaster and chairman of the chamber of Commerce s tourist committee . Lip Pard a member of the tourist committee and a former mayor and Joe Salter immediate past president of the chamber of Commerce. State sen. Jack Hightower helped arrange for the group to see Greer and als supported their request Greer said funds for the project will come from Federal Money for beautification the office of the District Highway Engineer. L b. Dean said beautification will include the Small Park at the South Encl of the red River Bridge on . Highway 277. The triangular Park is formed by the Entrance and exit ramps on the limited Access Highway. Beautification under the project will extend from the Northern Edge of Wichita Falls to the red River. It will also include planting shrubs and some Trees. In addition plans Call for two Roadside Parks about three Miles South of Burkburnett the Park on the West Side of the Highway is partially completed. Another is planned on the East Side of the Road South of the Park already started i i Addi j Tion to shelters and tables Andi related items Comfort stations j Are also planned. The Highway department j said the project will be com i plated As funds Are made Avail j Able Over the next two years with completion of the Roadside j Parks probably requiring the la longest time in planning the Highway beautification Highway department planners will Confer with local officials on some aspects such As the Park. 0- Broom Sale $18.44 state comptroller sales tax on Broom Sale. $6.26 North Texas rehabilitation Center Telera a $25 Jamboree tickets and advertising $71.01 Kitchen table services Jamboree. $47 mis Cellaneous supplies Jamboree $10.59, food items. Jamboree $350.54 girl scout neighbor Hood. $50 american in amp or boys stale $69.20 and Hardu cafeteria meal tickets. $27, sum of $1,425.61 balance on hand in the Burkburnett Bank for the year ending june of 1967, $994.38. Local firemen at Randlett Blaze two units of the Burkburnett fire department battled a House fire on . 70 near Randlett okla., last wednesday night. The first unit answered the Call at 6 59 . And the second unit went out minutes later to help control the Blaze. The fire destroyed the front portion of the Rural residence but firemen were Able to save some furnishings and two rooms in the rear of the Marvin Arthington Oil Patch donation May we take this method of thanking our neighbors and friends for their kind express Kent Nep Tuuu a a a a a a Mons of sympathy in our reef Brenda Vaughn. Essie West and it sorrow no the jus of our Virginia Ullin were accept son and brother Harlin Hay de slumber. For the cards Flowers Dow Estes tax assessor col food and other kindnesses we Are deeply grateful. Mrs. And mrs. R l. Slusser and family. Lector reported the collection of $186,681 in current taxes and $6,878 delinquent taxes for a Hon in i it Al ending june 30, this eccentric Type pump unit Pbyk Shepark Obi in Oil company was manuf Tiit Era Burga Rig and reel company of i Markei org Wom Virginia about the beginning of the Centi iry. To part of the boo town Oil Patch tourist at to Ait on i l re guided through the Courtesy of i. Bunion. Production Foreman of Mobil Oil Oman it or Burkburnett let Tat Iet As far a. W known to in ice Only of this toe in thus part of the United states. Adet Arthington attends Reserve officers training Amarillo Tex. A Marvir s Arthington. Son of or. Ant mrs Charles e. Arthington o 611 e sixth St. Burkburnett is participating in a Ai Force Reserve officers train ing corps a froth Field train ing Encampment at Amarin fab Tex Cadet Arthington is one c some 5.700 a froth cadets at tending four week encamp ments this summer at air Borce installations throughout to country. During the Encampment is dets become familiar with tin life and activities on air Borel bases and can examine Caree opportunities in which the might wish to serve As officers other highlights of the Couise include survival training air Craft and aircrew indict no Tion Small arms training Aru visits to other air Force Buse Cadet Arthington is a men of the a froth unit a a amp a University i is a 1964 graduate o Burkburnett High school when he is a member of the National Honor society. A a to �?1 a a a Tracy Marten Lee Ani Thomas and Allen mahal Fey i turned Home last Friday fron spending two weeks at tin Church of Christ Christian Camp in Quartz Mountain. 8 drink plenty of water during Ber Texas i

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