The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 56, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 26, 1953 Page: 1 of 6

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ASPKRJVIONT, STONEWALL COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, l EBIMJARY
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Three New Producers Completed in County
Civic Group to Meet Friday
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By YE-HOODI
Every one of us will put our
money on a winner—every time,
o—o
When the Aspermont Hornet
football team was engaged in
its 1952 gridiron battles last
fall, in which they emerged as
regional champs, Football was
King throughout Aspermont and
Stonewall County.
o—o
Each afternoon, while the boys
worked out, business men and
others agreed lo be on hand to
take the boys home after their,
evening drill session.
o—o
And they did just thai.
o—o
Now that spring training is
in full swing, these same bo'vs
are looking to the business
men to come to their rescue
with a nue Inane after work-
outs.
0—0
The point is this: Get in
touch with Coach Ed Cotton
Supt. T. C. Clark, or members
of the Quarterback Club and
help them with this transporta-
tion problem.
0—o
The workouts that the Hor-
nets are going through now will
have a big part in what thev
do this coming fall in their
football wars.
o—o
Give this matter URGENT at-
tention.
o—o
All of you tovs that a-oire
to be city couneilmen, better
get on the beam.
o—o
March 7th is the deadline for
filing your name, in order to be
on thr ballot for the April 7th
election.
o—o
To serve your city is an act
. See STAR DUST on back page
W. A. Springer, chairman,
has called a meeting for Friday
(tomorrow) night at 7:30 o'-
clock of the Stonewall County
Development Association.
The county-wide booster or-
ganization will meet in the of-
fices of Hickman & Sons, and
all directors and others inter-
ested in this group's activities,
Meeting Called to
Discuss County Band
County School Supt. THtitru
A. Moore has announced that
meeting hak been set in his of-
fice for 4:.'i0 p.m , Tuesday,
March 3.
The purpose nf the meeting is
to discuss the possibilties of re-
suming band instructions in the
various schools in this county.
The county has been ' without
the services of a band director
during this entire school year,
since the contract of Band Di-
rector Whit taker terminated at
the close of the 1951-'52 school
year.
The band director for the
Hamlin Public Schools has
agreed io be present, a1 the
meeting next Tuesday after-
noon. to discuss the matter of
reorganizing band work in the
county.
Superintendent Moore is org-"
ing all parents of band students,
and students and others inter-
ested in this work, to be pres-
ent at the meeting.
BROTHERHOOD TO MEET
IN SWENSON CHURCH
On page two of this issue will
be found a program of the
Travis Smith, associational
Baptist brotherood meeting and
clinic, to be held with the
Swenson Baptist Church on next
Thursday (March 5).
Travis Smith. associaitonal
brotherhood president, will pre-
side at meeting and clinic, which
will got underway at 7 p.m.
Rev. Frank Foster, pastor of
the host church, has announced
that H. C. Sivells of Dallas will
bring the main address of the
wening.
are urged to be present.
G. O. Mason, secretary-treas-
uer, has announced that mem-
bership cards and placards wiil
be ready for distribution ai the
meeting, and a concerted mem-
bership drive will be launched
at this time.
Membership fee i $5 per
year, with this money being
used for advertising Stonewall
County's potentialities from the
standpoint fit' oil. cattle and ag
i leulture.
The primary purpose of the
association':, organized several
weeks ago, is to promote better
relations between Stonewall
County and various developers
of the oil industry in the cani-
ty. Another idea behind the
civic g'oup is to promote more
residences of people working in
this county and living- else-
where.
i'r jperty
permpnt have
list. with the
APPLICATIONS FILED FOR PERMITS
TO DRILL FOUR NEW FIELD WELLS
office, any
or houses
rent or for
real estate
was also
locations
mers living in As-
been invited to
citv secretary'.-
apartments. rooms
that they have foi
sale, along with nnv
for rent or sale. It
asked that prices and
of rentals be listed.
All those interested in boost-
ing Stonewall County are given
a most cordial invitation to be
oresent aL Friday night's meet-
ing.
LOCAL YOUTHS TO GO
FOR ARM YlINDUCTION
According to information re-
ceived from Local Board No.
fit Selective Service; the fol-
lowing young men from this
area will report for induction
on Monday. March 9th:
Earnest Burl Ussery. Jayton:
John Wiley A vara, Afton: Her-
bert Neil Love, Spur; Jimmy
Griee. Jayton; Delbert C. Ad-
ams. Aspermont; Virgil Leroy
Vahlenkamp, Old Glory; Arthur
C. Sharp, Jr., Sour; and David
Y. Hughe.--, Roaring Springs.
The above named youths will
report to the armed forced re-
cruiting station in Abilene.
According to information re
ceiyed from the draft board, this
is the full quota from the local
(board for the month of March.
Three new producers have
been completed in Stonewall
County oil fields.
Oil operators during the past
week filed applications with the
Texas Railroad Commission for
permission to dial! four new
projects in the county.
In the Flowers Canyon Sand
Field, five miles -outhea.-t of
Aspermont. Skells Oil Company
No. 7 William Flowers was
completed. Location puts the
oiler in Section 5-1 of Block D,
H&TC- Survey.
During the four-hour poten-
tial test, No. 7 Flowers gauged
7-1.25 barrels of 41 5 gravity oil.
Completion was on a :l--lths-
inch choke with packer, set on
the casing and 00 pounds tub-
ing pressure. < >i; !.-• flowing
from 120 performan . at 4238-
52 and 4290-90 fe, • with tin-
easing set at 1437 feet; S
No. 7 Flower.- • ■ gas >il
ratio of 440-1
No. 25 Brinklev I'in a led
In that same field, six miles
southeast of Asperm ait. Skellv
Oil Companv No: ;>;> A. S.
Brinklcy, in Sect: •: 21; of Block
D. H&TC Survey. was com-
pleted.
No 25 Brinklc. during the
10-hour potential test, gauged
298.08 barrels of 4 1.7 gravity
oil. Completion was on a 1-2-
inch choke with packer set on
the casing and 75 pounds
of tubing pressure. Production
is from 234 perforations at
4205-4230 feet, with the casing
set at 4372 feet. Total dentil
war 4383 feet, but plugged back
to 4.375 feet
The oiler had a gas- m! ratio
of 430-1.
The third od'ef for '.lie county
is Jones & Stasnev of Albany
No. 14-A Mrs. A. I,. Lewis, in
Section 159 of the BBB&C Sur-
vey. Location i< -ax miles north-
east of Hamlin in the South
Flat Tod Shawn Field.
No. 14-A Lewis had a dmlv
ootential of 192 barrels of 113
uravitv oil. flowing through a
15-041 hs-inch cli 'ke. with oaeker
set on the casing arid 175
pounds of tubing pressure Pro
duct ion is from 180 perfovati ons
at 5258-5300 1 2 feet O- era: a
set tile casing at 5342 feet, while
ailed !' a 0000
and are fan a
the hole is bottomed at 5355
feet. The w< II had a gas.-:.ti! ra-
tio of 875-1.
2-B Loshaw to He Drilled
Seaboard Oil Company of
Delaware No. 2-B T A. U pshaw
is to be drilled a- a 0500-foot
rotary project in the Boyd Con-
glomerate Meld, four and one-
half miles northeast of Asper-
mont. location i- on a 581 25-
acre lease.
j Drill-ate for N .. 2 1! L'pshaw
|is 000 feet from the north and
2003 feet from the e.i.-.t line of
Section 02 in Blcjck I) the
H&TC Survey
VVe.-.t Central Drilling Coin
pany .a Abilera striked tv.'o lo-
cati a. .a lie Old Glory Field
nine mile.- northea'-1 of Old
Glory.
P.oth a
feel with rot;
320-ael'e lease
The firm s No -t K. W Sirhp-
'•a '.'.a-' ■;/!•-, j :M77 feet we
and 213 le'el nortii of tin- ivath-
" " ' e')."". ei' , ,f ' S(-ct ion 17,
BBB&C Survey. But in Green
. B. C.'ook Su I've', . A -59.
Location for the No 5 F W.
j Simpson i- 31 10 feet west and
i 203 fei t n rth of the northwest
I co' ner of Section 17. BBB&C
! Survey, but in Green 1! Cook
| Survey'. A-59.
Ka-tz Gets New Location
Sid Katz of San Antonio
staked a new location n the
Stonewall County side of the
Katz Field, located in the north-
eastern part of the county It is;
his No. 19 H L I...-eat/en.
ct al.
! Drillsiti; is 330 feet from the
j.north and 2500 feet from the
: ea-'t lines of the T&NO Survey
■1. Proposed depth is 0000 feet
with rc.'+ary
1 -ocat inn is 1100 feet we ! of
Katz No. 10 Lorentzeii. Katz'
entire I,orentzeri '< ase rdni-
posed of 1280 acre .
1,ester & Duffield. lire . et al,
of Abilene No. > A (! Bris'ow,
in Section 2 of the A Greer
Survey, is i-ompleting as a sc-
oria project in tile new Willi's
Conglomerate Field. Location
a. two miles south of Rochjgsler
ii: Ha.-kell County
See OH, NEWS on Vmi V page
RAIN, SLEET, SNOW COMBINE
TO GIVE HALF INCH MOISTURE
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LOCAL MEN ATTEND MEETING OF
FEDERAL LAND BANK IN HOUSTON
YY. L Bueki'h w of (jirni d.
and Em Wn'giit of A-peimon;
"eturncd reccntl.s from Hon- t .a.
where they attended the .eighth
oinual stockholdei's' meeting of
the Federal Land Bank of Hon-
in. said meeting being held on
last Thursday and Friday. Feb
"uary 19 and 29 Mr. Buckelew
a director of the S'onewal!
Kent National Farm Loan A
-ociation. and Mr. Wright
secretarv-trea-airer of that or
ganization
They renor'"d that 11 •<■ Fed-
i-ral Land Bank made tin
•arijeyt volume of farm mortgage
'nans lo Tex a fanner- and
ranchers in 1952 than in ativ
vear since it- organization in
1 :> 17. with one eveeolion. Tin
'•xeeptinn \va m 1934 dining 'in
ieert'ssiori period.
Officers of
I do ring t he
i '953 volume
MET
ORE—
TO PI,AN TEXAS HIGHWAYS—In the renter. E. II. Thornton. Jr., of C.alve.ston congratulates
new Commissioner Marshall Form by 'left) of Hereford. At far left is ltobert J. Potts of liar
Undent, Commission member, and far right is State Highway Engineer I). C. Greer. Thorn-
ton has been' reappointed Chairman of the State High way f'oinmis.sion. Formby, well known
throughout West Texas, is a graduate of Texas Tech, holds a master of journalism from
the University of Texas, and received a law d egree from Baylor. ,\ former county judge of
Dickens County, and state senator, Formby practices law in Hereford at present, and has In-
terests In radio stations in Hereford and Floyd ada. He replaces Fred A. Wemple of Midland
on the Highway Commission.
that !h
M n a
man v
f linnnenu;
n;u ioti.
ocv
■ \S [> ■ • ; I
which ■
• -Tn(T'~ AlKl V
vll ilu* r.tp!
Tie local "CI ^ma
at A-o • moht
The officers and direr'
: St i ■ne wa i 1 Kent No g ia
!■ ■ 1 /can A ;-.oe at ;on >> r <
S ' r I )u 1 >o.-e. pre :11 eji;; ( ). C.
I. ; .i'iiv, viei pti ■ e -at. Km
\\ i;ht. secre tars t rea - ; . a i:d
\' - 11;:t Licit, a.-si.-tant ecre
!-■ ■" treasurer Direct;g s ar:"
W i. Buckelew. M. L B:'
S" . v and T. O Soltede
CI \COCK CHFRCH HOST
TO WORKERS' SUSSION
'i Peacock Ba"-l: t Choreh
be host on 'rue-day . Marcj;
■ i' the workers' conference
she Stonewall Kent A-.-iaia
T' e conten net , v. ha h v. ill
eei ind'-rwav at 5 t? c, ha-- fo'4
• heme "Y aith on : a- m.ireh
ChrM",
ie ■, Frank Fo a ■ na>tie of
S-,\ a ai BaptI'-' a will
. • the principal a idn o' the
- , 1 ng with hi - al- ert hi
"V.': t the ('lllH e a Kx' - ' "■
V.aith". Va:' ("l :-'':o '; •• •!!
"Rei-oa,; a,e o,:r
' Leaders"
( I l\ IS I N.I I 5" |S
e'kc f ee Of A---1-1 nr. a11 - r
- ."ed Ttieo'S;,. i■ 11•1 V, Me at
. |f ,. case' «•! taat Mr
!,• sviffered a fini'e being
e .. red. and also three Other
f' a- e.rt the same hand were
badly injured
Stonewall C uinty and sur-
rounding area received a much-
needed visitation of rain, -lei!
and snow on .Monday of this
week.
According t •• weathermen;
rain-laden cloud, from the Gulf
of Mexico collided with cool air
. ,
eount
date
ited that 50
aitquota
nunty for ti-
le relief to
e. aster re
cause
| C. E, Springer Heads
|'53 Red Cross Fund
Unroll' S Kenedy, eiinirman
I of tlie Stonewall Counts; chap
A.mera- , > H -d C'".'ss. ar.
iiouno .- i!i,a V K. !' Kddie.
Springer of 1 A -gie: aiont has been
named 1953 Red Cross Fund
chairman fo:
).
March"! a-,
tile 1953 up;
carry on this
Mi. Spfinee-
oer cent of ;i
j is retained by
| local activitie
This, w- rk
transient famn
lief work and
The Red lane- operates m -
bile blood banks, and conduets
first aid classes and musing
classes on a local h:vi !
Organization of local workers
in the fund -drive wall lie an-
n unced shortly; Mr Springer
stated.
K X A .AI FOR MAIL CLKRK
FOR LOCAL OFFICE CALLED
The Fourteenth U S Civil
Service Region ha- announced
examinations for Substitute
Clerk -Carr .-i at $ I (i! 1-2 per
hour for '■iiiplovnicn't ai tie
Aspermont. Texas, PostiOffi .
Further information ami ap
plication form- may he ob-
tained Lorn Mr; I.,orce Creed,
the Co 'mna-'. i in'.- lor a\ rr
tar;, at tin Post Ofi'i- !'io:n
tin Reeiana I 1 )iree F- ■i.ir-
teenth U S Ci.v'i.i S. - vi. ■ Rega a.
Room 809 ) ' 14 ''..'mure. .
Street. Oaiko 2. Texa .
from the Rocky Mountains, thus
causing the snow and sleet.
Albert Baugh, local weather
observer for the U.S. Weather
Bureau, reported that approxi-
mately two inches of snow was
measured Tuesday morning, the
now coming on the heels of
rain arid sleet Monday night.
Predictions were that ap-
proximately one-half inch of
moisture was gained by the
.-how fall, combined with the
sleet and rain that preceded the
snow
Cub Scoufs to Hove
Dinner Saturday
Cut. Scout; of Aspermont
; Far k 3 I will ci ii-Se aie Blue and
|:Gb!d '-Month with a luncheon
' Saturday. February 28th, in the
! l)a>em'eht of jAspei'mont First
Baptist Church, according to an
announcement made this week
; In 11. D Norn-., district Scout
| executive.
! The luncheon, which is being
! °
j held for Cub Scouts and their
families, is set for 11:30 o'-
clock sharp, and cubs are invit-
Boy Scouts and their .parents as.
guests. Bov Scouts do not. at
this time', have a local leader.
In addition to the meal, there
will be an awards ceremony,
ami Samniv Baugh is to be the
honor guest.
fvn-pt v mi rrrv join
HANDS IN GRADING WORK
at work for
grading the
the Citv of
'!
; i'e--onnel and equipment from
| 'la fom precinct <if Stonewall
i Countv have been
i the pas' week in
v-rious sti'ci.'ts in
| Aspermont.
j Thi- ork e being done
■ a ; ii reel result of an under-
standing between the city coun-
cil and the Stonf-wall County
t'orninissiorieis' Court,
Tie rour; agreed to furnish
men and materiel for the work,
no the city is to superintend
flji operations
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