The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 27, 1961 Page: 1 of 8
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THE ALTO HERALD
ARo i.md Mothers Club
^ Li,,us Club wilt
1 t Day Week-end
j.wntown Alto on
i proceeds from the
^ for a good cause
Hive you a chancc
Qivmr friends who
(i be home for the
[Hi. week-end. The
s Jackets will play
tg ,,f the 1961 sea-
September 1 at
flat the Herald
:iat theMt. Zionj
th^ upkeep of the
no wishing to
ran matt it to
Hi Pt. 1, Alto.
^itan Club will
n- meeting next
< nice office at 7:30
icrs are urged to
, for the com-
Aito, T exas, Thursday, July 27, ! 96!
Last Rites For
Held Here Sunday
Funeral services for Claude
Rogers, 59, were heid at the Mt.
Zion Church Sunday aftemoon at
2 p. m. with Rev. John Dorr of-
ficiating. Burial was in M.t. Zion
Mr. Rogers, former resident o!l
ttiisarea, was kitled in a Mr
wreck at Piainview, Texas Juiy
He is survived hy three sisters,
Mrs. fvey Franklin, Trinidad,
Colorado, Mrs. Myt-'ie Tobias,
Hous'on, and Mrs. Pauline Hull,
Houston; one brother, R. L.
i^ogers, also of Houston.
t'allliearers wen : Myimrd,
Howard Mason, Bill Partlow. Mil-
lard Alartin, Bill Bice and Henry
Suibling-Smith i-*uneral Home,
was in clrarge of funerai art'ange-
Dean Johnson of
M :tl Granville Hay
[of Alto, were united in
i a' night. July 11.
)o Itov. and Mrs.
jk of Alto.
i f the bride are Mr. and
rcy .! nson of Route 3.
h I'he bridegroom's
[at 'Mr and Mrs. M. C
& the double-ring
vis the Rev. Roark
<!' '! etting was in a
[la -panel doorway ad-
)t' I '.ing room and the
On either side of
fway was a large basket
[I! ofl Brooks, sister of
b: idayed the wedding
in marriage by her
tht bride wore a white
err ! cotton street-length
a straight skirt and
^ tunic. accented at the
'i' a bow on the belt. The
< scalloped in front
^ Hi r gloves were elbow
<nno kind of ma-
tin dress, coming to a
wrist. She wore a
'f Iff carnations, a gift
' tr.aid of honor was
'"n ' ioison. sister of the
' "i a two-piece blue
' i'h white accessories.
' 'idcsniaid was Miss
" t'nrsctt. stn-\voreab!ue
' ' white accessories.
-^anis of Shephard.
' ther as best man.
rved as grooms-
King directed Me
v<tr Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs.
. " "f Rasadena. Mr.
ard Brooks and
' and MM. M. C.
'k. Alto; and Mrs.
' ! Nacogdoches,
followed in the
H'oom. Thp table
" tiered cake topped
" bride and groom
Miss Ada John-
' ake and Mrs. M.
at Me punch
^' ' u Dorsett pre-
'' t book.
' Son. the couple
' '"me at 615 Cox j
' 'Plo\ t-ct by Reese i
CONGRATULATIONS—^!r. At. S. Wright, founder and chair-
man of the board of 'irxa.-l''anr.i'i"tim!s('iin[,:,!r.Xa("'gl"cins.
recei\es eongratuiatiotis from Joe Dan f'enn. tale Future Farm-
ers of America presitlent.aft't' \li. Wiigbtua awarded an hon-
orary Lone Star Farmer D<gt<t I'ho FFA made tb:-))re-< n'ati<iii
toMr. Wright, a pioneer m!tit Toxa^!ri-(i and fi tliii/.i i' !i:.);i try.
for the service he has rendere<i to agriculture and the FFA for
thepast30years. Mr. Wright aiottg '^iti) 23 other : tate adult leaders
includingtheHot). Sam Haybutn. speaker of the House of Repre-
sentatives, received the degree.
For 4-H And FFA
The seventh annua! Youth Range
Cam]] lor l-H and l-'i-'A boys wiH
i be held at 'he T< \\&!\I College
' Adjunct ne&r Junction from Juiy
Accenting to B. J. Racrsdalo,
o\lc!!sionrange [-fiaiist.it wili
again l'es[ionsored by the Texas
iSec'ion of the American Society of'
Range Management, its purposie,
veiopyouth leadership and give
^nivanced training in range man-
agement to 30 outstanding Texas
Formal instruction will be given
at the citi!ippr(,[)cr while on-the-
jground information will be pre-
pen/ed as a part of visits to the
Awlicry Kothmann and Pierce
Senate Bili 2)17. sponsored by ][oggett Ranches in Kimble coun-
SenatorMartittDies. Jr., ofl^uf-tyand the Rancli Experiment
kin and Representative Charles station a! Sonc.a*Ragsdale said.
Wilson of Trinity, passed 'ite The Camp as usual will be
for the Farmers 11 me Administra-1 fjouse on May 25. It had passed, staffed by experienced men in the
tion in Texas, ilis headijuartu ! the Senate on March 28. field of range management. They
are in Dallas. He assumed hi ^ Governor Price Daniel then] are members of the staffs at
duties July IS. ! signed the bill into law fol-; several Texas colleges, the Soil
Mr. Cappleman his returned toi [owing passage in the House and j Conservation Service, Texas Agri-
tho position he held with the in the Senate. Gov. Daniel put his cultutal hxpetiment Station. Tex-
agency for approximately eiglV signature on tli^ bill, making it' as l.tlucational Agcncy and Texas
years prior to April in 1954. Since, [aw, on June 17 of this year. } Agricultural t.xtemsion Service.
Under the new law. theft of) ^
timber in Texas involving !ess[,A*to n^an S S^ter
than $100 value will be classified [y, Muse
as a misdemeanor while those in
Vacation Bible School
To Be Held Next Week
New State Director
Lester J. Cappleman of Lado'iia
lias been appointed State Director
Theft Of Timber
B!!! Given Okay
that time tie has I en ttiamma
his f.'U'in near l.adoniaproiiucing;
livestock, co.ton, and alfalia.
Horn in Oklahoma in 1902 when
Mr. Cappl.man a'tc'de) imblic
vol\ing timber valued at more}
'han $!00 will be classified as a!
Funeral services for Mrs. Hul-
schools at Honey Grove, Texas felony. ^ ggQggjns of Percilla, sister of
and the Texas A & M College j The bill was promoted by the ,p M. Rich of Alto, were held
whjrc iie majored in agronomy East Texas Chamber of Com- ^ ^ Baptist Church Sat-
and animal husbandry. I tncrce. Angelina County Chambei
From 1921 to 1931 he farmed in of Commerce, Texas Lumber
Manufacturers Association and
FanninCounty. i .
Fio.n 1931 f .'ward, including his,'he Texas Forestry Association
eigh' v it'sasFaiinHi-iL-Ad- A!1C<.
rn 'listra-.on-s state ] . <. r. Mr. Japanese AH-otar
Cap;!' nan work--d in 'he l'i< I of g^Seba!! Game On
.supervised credit and related
Ho j.-inedttieH ^'ilc in n' A<l-j ^wo former major league hase-
[ninistrati:<n t Amarillo after a,j p]gyers. Buddy Blattner and
year with tile Federal Imergency; "Lcftv" O'Doul. have been'
Relief Administration;),' Sherman. asdtnnientatnrs forth
World of Sports
urday morning at 10 o'clock with
burial in the Muse Cemetery.
Mrs. Scoggins died Thursday
at 5 o'clock in a Crockett hospital
after a two weeks' illness. She
was ninety years of age and had
she lived until August 12, would
have passed her ninety-first
She is survived by five sons.
Dick Scoggins, Rusk, Willis and
Lee Scoggins, Grapeland. Floyd
and Wallace Scoggins. Pueblo,
-<e,as. F, m Arnault, his , of the Japanese All-Star I Coto.^cyn'timghters. MrsJ,.na
tDa.t:,-i„ name t„ be presented! "nick. Rusk, Mrs. Minnie Welch.
he.served first as ioano.ieer '",^^„AHC'sWMt'W"rM of Sports
Re. Moment A<!mi..'a'i" and
later as Assistant Ho'ionatt)iiec-
tor for tti.i'. a reticy's suewssor.
lin Farm S 'cu;i y .\!lmii"stratio.i
In 19'] he traiisferr I '< ^irplus
gion.al Director, tiim was in similar
p ,sitions witti Agrictil'ural !\latl'.e'-
ing. Food Distrihution. an l W "
)b. became State Direct <r for
Farmers H<nue Attminis'ration in
As State D iec'or. he will has.'
errdit and farm ninnageinc 'P''
gram serving larnier.''""!'ai< ^
< ft)ie State through 12ti''ounty
Saturdav. July 29 from 4:30 to 7
p. m. EDT on KTRE-TV. Lufkin.l
The progiam is co-sponsored by
the Hun t'le Company.
The game taped in Nagoya.
Jtilv 18, will mark the first sports
totecast from Japa" presented hi
this country. The game, a carbon
oopvofonr maj<<r league All-
star game, pi's the best players
„f Japan's two major leagues
against each other in a contest
that is one of the top sporting
events in Japan.
In addition to being a former
major league star. O'Doul "r-
gatiized the first professional
t,aseball in Japan and he is a
) .nember of that nation's Haseball
itall of Fame.
! nlattner played in 'he majors
! with the ^
I We cannot begin „ ^ h'-r ^
<'t continue her! words our stneer,. r,,rren!)y doing
Douglass, MM. Mamie Foster,
- [ Lela Lake. Mrs. Ines Dickey,
i and Mrs. Doety Graham, Grape-
land. Mr.--. Lizzie Jones, Percitta,
and Mrs. Ruby Munday, Pueblo,
Colo.'two brothers, CP. Rich.
Percilla and T. M. Rich, Alto;
43 grandchildren, 75 grcat-
grandchitdren and 17 great-
Those going from here to at-
tend the funeral were Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Rich and Mrs. Oscar
Card Of Thanh*
' '"the fall,
' T. A. Perdue and!
T. D. Littte wit!
' i ''ike them ini'o
they \vii] visit
' "^ern and on into
fj 'hey wj)t visit
our friends and neighbors fo'"'' ' j '^ djnatgaines.
kindness and comforting word. „,e St l..^_^
extended to us in the loss o eu- Members
husband and father, 'ind forth
l-eautiful floral offering, cards.
ami food. Wocspecia'lyth-mk
Dr. Evans and Mrs. Love for their
May God bless eacti of yo '
The Family of Ed Vinm.
The Atto High SchootBand
.^il) have its first rehearse! Tues-
August l.H'3"'' 'M . '""n
high school bantlliaH.
Alt members arc asked to make
every effort to attend.
Tlie position of high scliool prin-
cipal in the Wells Schools has not
ln-cn lillodfor the school year,
]9Ht-l9<!2. Thig post was left open
when Burdett Pulliam left the
school at the end of the school
vear 1960-61. Anyone interested
in this position should contact
Winnie K Wisener, Wetts Schoo!
Plans fof an addition to the
vocational agriculture shop are in
progress. The floor space of the
shop will lie doubted. This pro-
ject is to he completed for tthe
school term 1961-62. The fall
term is scheduled to begin on
For Farm Trailers
Austin.—New license plates for
farm trailers not used for hire are
now available, according to Bob
A. Lilly, Texas Farm Bureau
Lilly said the Department of
Public Safety has advised him tha.'t
the $5.00 ticense tags are now in,
county tax coventors' offices a-
cross tthe state. Owners of farm
trailers of between 4,000 and 10,-
000 pounds gross weight must
have these tags displayed on their
trailers in acc rdance with a new
law passed during the regulai'
session of 'J)e 57th Legislature.
The law also provides a 30-m.ti.h.
Hpeed limit, but exempts trailers
up to 10,000 pounds gross from
brake t oquirementa.
The DPS indicated that it wilt
give trailer owners a "reasonable"
period of time to secure the tags
before strict enforcement begins,
Lilly said. The law became oifec-,
tive with iho Governor's signing
of House Bii[ 10S2, ''.he farm trailer
bill, on May 29, but the new tagu
were not available until just re-
Lilly said that the Texas Farm
Bureau has been attempting to
secure passage of a farm Waiter
law for severai years. He explain-
ed that the $5.00 license cost was
a compromise to forestall a veto
pf the bilt.
The TFB legislative director
said that the new law was neces-
sary to permit farmers to con-
jt'jnuc using their traiiers to haul
faun products. The DPS had warn-
ed that it< was planning to begin,
strict enforcement of trailer li-
censing iaws if a special farm
trailer law was nott) enacted this
year. Before the new taw was
passed, farmers were required by
law to obtain commercial licenses
for trailers over 4,000 pounds gross
weight even though they normally
use their trailers for otnly a few
weeks each year.
Farmers who fail to obtain
tags will be subject to a fine and
also must immediately register
their trailer as a commercial
trailer and obtain a commercial
license pla'e. A commercial li-
cense for a 10,000 pound trailer
would cost $55.00.
Vacation Bible School will be
held at the A. Frank Smith Meth-
odist Church next week, July 31-
Mrs. Tom Black, diroct'ior, stated
that the school wil[ be held each
morning Irom 8:30 to 11:30 o'clock
Monday through Friday.
The Junior Department of the
school will study "Living and
Working Together as Christians".
Mrs. R. R. Stribling will be the
counselor for this group.
Mrs. Grady Carlton Singletary
will have charge of the Primary
Department. "Love One Another"
will he the title of '<hu study for
The Kindergarten, to be con-
ducted by Mrs. Phil J. Kirby, wilt
learn more about "My Friends and.
M^. LW. S^hmMnwMlww
ehaige of the nursery.
Crafts, fellowship, directed re-
creation, and other worthwhile ami
interesting activities will be an
integral part of 'he school.
Open House will be held on Fri-
day evening, August 4, from 7:3&
to 9:00 p.m. Parents and friends
are invited to attend <ihe Open
House and share with the children
theconciuding activity of Uw
Vacation Bible School.
Enrollment Up 4 Per
Cent Over Last Year
At SFA College
Nacogdoches — Enrollment for
the second summer term at Step-
hen F. Au&';in State College climb-
ed to 1,204 this week, registrar
Stan McKewen reported, an ap-
proximate four per cent hike over
the same period one year ago.
McKewen said the aggregate for
'he second semester last summer
was 1, 139, which fell on tht- heels
of 1,35H for t'he first session. En-
rollment for the first six weeks
this summer reached 1.339. He
added that the college usually ex-
periences a drop in summer schooii
enrollment in the second term,
compared to thefirst six weeks.
Apply Lime Now
For Fall Legumes
Putting lime trucks into your*
fields this summer will give you
a head a'art when seeding legume
cover crops this fall, says Bill
Bennett, soil chemist, with the,
Texas Agricultural Extension
Adding lime this summer on.
your acid soils will allow more
time for the lime to correct the
acidity of the soil. If possible,
limestone applied this summer
should be worked into the soil in
order for it to react faster, points
Liming acid soils will not only
correct soil acidity but also will
supply calcium which is necessary
for good growth of most legumes.
If you are planning to establish
vetch, Crimson clover or other
tegumes this fall, check your soil,
now '%? determine whether it has
the right soil reaction and suf-
ficient calcium for best growth of
Bennett points out that the only
accurate metlnxl for determining
limestone needs is with a soil test.
Submitting a sample now will al-
low you to get your results back
early and will allow you to apply
the limestone in sufficient time fur
your fait seeded crops. Not only,
will the soil 'est indicate need,
for limestone but it will also
indicate the amount and kind of
ptam nutrients needed for good
growth. A combination of lime,
fertilizer, good seed and a good
seedbed can give good grow th and
will pay extra dividends in.
grazing this fall, winter and next
Test your soil now to determine
limestone and fertilizer needs, he
Pansy King was a summer
graduate of Nacogdoches Business
College. She is a graduate of Alto
High School and has accepted
tmployment at Rusk. She is thq
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe R.
King of Alto.
Linda Collins has been ao
cepted for office employment in
Rusk. She is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. O. E. Collins of Alto.
Linda is a graduate of Alto High
School and Nacogdoches Business
New Deputy !n
County Tax Office
Eddie Ballard of Jacksonville,
age 22. became a full time de-
puty tax assessor-collector on
July IS. Jimmie Cone, tax asses-
sor-collector, has announced.
He is a graduate of Jackson-
ville High School in 1958, at-
tended Jacksonville Baptist Col-
lege in f959 and 1960, and com
pleted six months active duty in
the U. S. Army in 1961.
Ballard is commuting from
Jacksonville where he lives with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. C
Ballard, at 533 Canada.
Ballard replaces Marshal! Croft
who resigned to enter into Cham
ber of Commerce work.
Three Deer Now
In 14 Counties
Austin — Texas hunters will be
nbte to kit] 'hrco (]ecr, the third
antlerless deer to be known as
bonus deer, in at least 11 Texas
counties, in the upcoming season
starting November 16. These are,
I counties under regua/iory author-
ity where there is an overpopula-
tion of deer, and efforts will be
jiiiade to bring sex ratio into
balance by special permit for a.
These oountties include Bandrea.
Crockett. Edwards, Llano. Mason',
Medina and Sutton counties in the;
Kdwards Plateau regulatory dis-
trict; Comal. Dimmyit and Zavata
counties in the South Texas re-
guiatory district; Freestone,
Grimes and Robertson counties i^
the Trinity-Brazos regulatory dis-.
trict; and Bosque county in the
Possum Kingdom district.
T he bonus deer t,ag must be ob-
tained from a landowner, where
the area has been designated as
Having a surplus of deer. The
harvest of doe deer will be par-
'mtted in most of the other coun-
ties under regulatory authority,
md these permits will be available
from the landowner after census
counts have been made. It is pas-
sible hhat bonus deer may bet
available in, several other countie*
v^here tire regulatory authority
takes effect after August 28. The)
bonus deer allowance will be the
first in a quarter of ia century, by
which it has been legal to kill
three deer in Texas. It is inter-'
esting to note, according to H. D<
Dodgen, executive secretary of the-
Game and Fish Commission, that
bonus deer will be permitted in
Freestone, Grimes and Robertson
Counties, which a few years ago
had been completely shot out of
deer. They were restocked undet'
a management program which has
resulted i.n the comeback.
The Commission also voted
Authority to 'Ihe executive secre-
tary of tile Commission to set the
upcoming waterfowl season within
'he bracket approved by the U. S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, which
will be announced in mid August.
The morning dove season will
cpen in the North Zone September
1 and continue for 60 days. In the
South Zone, it wil] open October
7 and sontinue 60 days, except, in
ttiose counties where white-winged
dove hunting will be permitted
Sepfembet-8, 9andl0. Itwillbe
legal to hun'i morning doves
during tiliis special whitewing sea-
son, but tihese ttu-cc days will b<i
charged off the tongfh of tin'
regular season in those counties.
The Commission also voted to
permit the use of dogs in taking
deer in Hardin, Jasper, Liberty,
Orange, Polk and Tyler counties.
Jefferson and Montgomery coum-
Itics in 'the South Texas regulatory
-area were not included in the dog
Tho Commission agreed to with--
sold setting the quail season and
bag limi ts pending further in-
vestigation of this year's crop of
birds. This season will be set at the
regular fall meeting, October 6.
J. M. Crawford of Huntsville,,
spent last week-end here with his<
mother, Mrs. Nona Crawford.
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