The Crosbyton Review (Crosbyton, Tex.), Vol. 54, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 13, 1962 Page: 1 of 8
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At long last, the first blows on
the White River reservoir pro-
ject were struck early this week.
While the exact hour and min-
ute are not known, work orders
on the dam and filtration plant
became, effective Monday after
being issued earlier.
Two crews are now laboring
at the site and getting set up.
Heavy dirt moving machinery!
was being moved in. First big
problem to be faced is overhaul-
ing some of the existing roads
to the site.
Some fence has been built on
4-hewest side-of-the property-ise-
cured from the Sanderson ranch,
according to Robert Work, secre-
tary of the district board.
Court decision on the Walker
estate condemnation now ap-
pears final. Attornies are study-
ing Judge Victor H. Lindsey's de-
Basically. Judge Lindsey's de-
cision was in- fayor of White
River District's condemnation of
" the land. He recognized their
right to do this on land' needed
for the dam and reservoir.
He also awarded the district
the strip, of land above the high
water mark. Directors averred
They needed tfiislo"conTxoT'sanT
tation but Walker estate bitter
ly contested this on grounds it
was intended for recreational
purposes. '.* ■'
Lindsey cut this gordian knot
by giving the land to the district
. but restricting it to disallow
recreational use. An agreement
must be reached with the Walk-
er estate if it is utilized for
The judge also returned 90
acres below the dam to the
Walkers and left mineral rights
in hands of the former - owners.
Directors say—that neither of
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Castro had better look out.
Keith Crump brought back
a- handtuj-of sugar boot oeed
these rulings will affect the pro-
Next problem is a settlement
with the Morgan Jones estate.
The district has made only a
few tentative steps in bargaining
with the heirs thus far.
from a visit in California in ~
the spring. He planted about
30 of them in May, although
regular planting time is in
The result was quite satis-
fying. He brought one which
Falls Golf Club
Members to Vote
on Country Club
will be discussed by members of
Silver Falls Golf Club "in a
meeting at S p.m. tonight,
Thursday, i n the conference
room of Cfosby County Pioneer
R. H.c.Famsr jr., president of.
local golfers, announced the
meeting in postcards sent out to
all members Tuesday,
Lorenzo recently organized a
country club and built not only
a golf course with grass greens
but a swimming pool. Local
golf course was laid out just be-
fore "W\>rld" War I by Stanley
Carter and other area enthus-
"Please come and express your
ideas and vote," says Farris. He
urges all members, whether
supporting or opposing the pro-
ject, to come and enter the dis-
ounces to town for display
Crump has some even lar-
ger specimens. He plans to
send these to Amarillo and
Lubbock fairs with County
Agent Lee Suther.
The- expottm^nt-yjg- far-mei
watered the plants. The seed
Crump says, look a good
deal like goatheads.
.Sugar beets are a federal
quota crop. After Fidel Cas-
tro turned our sugar produc-
ing neighbor Cuba into a
hostile Red satellite, there
was unsuccessful "agitation
to get acreage in this area.
Whatever the internation-
al developments, Crump's
tiny experimental row seems
to prove that this area need
never fear a sugar shortage.
Next Sunday afternoon, Sept.
16, area residents will be asked
tc line up at the Pioneer Memor-
ial Building and wait to chew
i p one of the thousands of little
cubes of sugar which will oe
It will be completely painless.
Yet these sugar cubes, which
v\ ill have a drfip of Sabin polio
vaccine on the™, could prevent
their swai,lowirs from having
terrible pain or even death.
This project to administer Sa-
bin vaccine to the entire ..popu-
lace of their a-;ea -s being' spon-
sored by Lubb >''U'-Crosby County
All Felons Uigod
Everyone is invited to. take tiu>
football clinic will be con-
ducted along with-regular meet-
ing of Crosbyton Quyterback
Club Monday night, says Presi-
dent C. D. Cash. Films of the
Tahoka footoall game wi|l also
There will .be .a thorough dem
ing worn by football players for -he
persons unfamiliar with this e-
quipment. Letters of invitation
are being mailed to all" parents
of football slavers.
sugary dose, stresses Health ©Ul-
cer Dale Rhoades. If there are
visitors in local homes, pr other
persons in the area, they are
urged to immunize themselves.
Persons from McAdoo, Knlgary.
Mt. Blanco— everyone handy to
Crosbyton is urged to Jrt/j? by
and swallow t ie important cube,
"here are no boundaries involv-
_ The same is tru^ of race and
cultural, backgrounds. Whether a
marts background is Negro, Lat-
in or Anglo-Saxon makes no dif-
ference. An epidemic disease is
no respecter of such distinctions.
Similar Plans Elsewhere
— Similar-programs are in pro-
gress in Ralls and.
the area of the Lubbock-Crosby
Crosbyton pharmacists will be
in charge of actual preparation
of the vaccine. All civic organi-
zations here are furnishing vol-
"It is very important that each
person m ims area from the age
of three months up receive this
vaccine," says Dr. Rhoades. "As
with any type of vaccination
program, a person that is ill or
who is carrying a temperature
should not tal:e the vaccine."
V.cuciae \U Fie&
vaccine and in order tor the
progiam to be successful every-
one must take it. When every-
one is vaccinated, polio will be
eliminated, from this area. ,
Coaches Deane Wright, Bert
Grimes and David Verner will
be on hand to discuss the per-
formance of both high *school
and junior high teams in recent
Refreshments will be served.
Everyone is invited to attend,
Cash stresses, if they are inter-
ested in the game. '
YOUNG BALLERINAS take Vicki Camp-
bell's instruction seriously. At left, she ex-
plains one of the disciplined positions to Deb-
bie Crump. Top right, students going through
exercises "a la barre" are, left to right: Jill
Chron. Jeanette Krai. Debbie Crump. Sandy
Stockton and Becky Wright. Below right. Miss
Campbell demonstrates a "frappe" to students
Krai, center, and Stockton, right. Absent that
day were Janey Snodgrass and Debbie Clifton.
Chiefs Face Heavy Tahoka Club;
Go There For First Road Game
Girls Working at Ballet Techniques
iefs Upset Dope Cart toDefeat
O'Donnell 14-6 Here Friday Night
Underrated Crosbyton surpris-
ed area experts by beating O'-
Donnell 14-6 in the Chief's open-
er at home Friday night. The
Lubbock paper had rated the
CHS football team as 20 point
Travis Sursa, quarterback,
threw the Eagles off balance
with first play he called after
the opening kickoff. He quarter-
back sneaked the ball seven
yards and the dazed Eagles did-
n't recover their wits until too
C. P. Roberts, halfback, ended
the first series by crashing five
yards with first Crosbyton touch-
down of the season. Cialvin
HOW TO ACT
IN A TORNADO
By PAT BENNETT
Stanton Brunson stuck his
head in the door and asked the
little group if they were aware
of what.Hallie Norman, Cham-
ber of Commerce manager, had
done when the tornado alert
sounded last Friday.
"No," said Athan Lowrie—and
•Juanita Ellison, somewhat mys-
"He ran and hid in One of i
those chugholes in front of the
post office," said Stanton.. He
went away chuckling.
Rancher Brunson has long car-
lied oh a campaign of verbal
harassment to get the City of
Crosbyton to smooth things out
in front of the post office. Even
after a dav in the saddle, ap.par.--_
cntiy it.is- excruciatingly bumpy
when a person drives up to get
his mail in a pickup.
All of which brought up the
topic of where Crosbyton, goes
when a storm alert sounds. I
asked- Athan where he thought
"They all come to the drug
tHotc and^orirtpr coffpe," he - af-tdtt;
firmed. He said the place was
practically eftipty when the a-
Terf sounded last" week T>ut f 1 lied
rapidly after the siren went off.
Both Athan and Juanita are
somewhajt afraid of storms but
they didn't get a chance to
glance out and see if the funnel
was ywooping down on them.
Too riiuch java, root beers, etc.
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Les Treat, jgrade school prin-
cipal, says parents are very
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much confused about what
should be done with regard to
their school age children when
a big blow is in the offing.
He lists the following three
important points for parents to
(1) Primary and elementary
pupils are all housed in the ele-
mentary building when tornado
warnings are abroad. There is
less danger of flying glass in
the hallway of this, building.
(.2) Parents are urged to pick
up children If there is a local
warning signal, providing there
is sufficient time.
(3> Parents are asked not to
come in excitedly and talk a-
hout the t omadp warning before
the children. This excites the
children and" makes it harder
for the teachers to control them
sired manner in such an emer-
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.Which reminds me of the only
time I ever saw something which
I actually thought was a torna
baby, jumped ip the car and
headed across upvn to the home
of a triend wtfp a cellar.
"My SjgckWcss," Charlene sud-
denly said, when we had gone
about a block, "I left the toaster
on with toast in it." _
Regretfully, I wheeled around
and returned to ward off the
possible fire. It. wasn't really, a
torn&do after all. If it had been,
the family probably wouldn't
have come down yet.
Brints, fullback, added a point
with a conversion kick. 1 '
O'Donnell bounced back im-
mediately, running the kickoff
up to the Eagle 46 yard line
After a steadily gaining drive,
Rex Graves stumbled three yards
through tackle for O'Donnell's
'only touchdown. Extra points
Brints iced the game by scor-
ing another touchdown and a-
tiain booting the extra point in
ihe second period. Starting from
the Chief 43 yard line on the
next kickoff, Crosbyton worked
the ball within three yards of
paydirt; and Brints crashed over
The middle tor the six-pointer.
Both teams slipped and slid
back and forth across the center
of the field in a bitter struggle
which lasted all through the sec-
ond half. Hovvever, both had lost
the scoring touch.
Only other serious O'Donnell
threat came as time ran out-just
before the half. A 38-yard trick
pass from Taylor to Burleson to
Lopez put the Eagles on Crosby-
ton's live yard line. Then time
Brints intercepted another des-
perate O'Donnell heave as time
ticked out late in the game. With
a comfortable lead, Crosbyton
began a deliberate march back
up the field to eat up the final
C. P. Roberts and Edmund
Wheeless- sparked the Chieftain
defense, tying with the same
number* of tackles apiece.
Bruits'Was leading offensive
man for the Crosbyton team,
icking ,up.. =88= yards. Jhe
Of the seven 1'vely arts, the
-danee--has- been least-lively—a-
ground. Sursa's 33 yards, a good
figure for a quarterback whose
total must absorb losses when
-trying' to pass, was second.
The Chiefs had a good crowd
threatening skies and ram tfi
ing first few minutes
- game. *— -•
Passes Com p.
1 : Interception -
83 Av. Punt Ydge. .. :... 56
0 ......— Fumbles Lost .. .. 0
10 Yards Penalized 35
round Crosbyton in recent years.
Vicki Campbell changed all
this when she began giving bal-
let Iessons-^frr~a group of-yorrrtg^
sters late in July. Seven little
girls, ranging in age from five
to eight years, are studying.
"I really think they should be-
at least six or seven When they
start," says Vicki, "because
whenever they are younger than
that they don't have coordina-
tion and they don't want to
.. As for girls of high school age,
"it's hard for them to start out
to learn something new. A girl
doesn't want to after she gets to
be 14 or 15 years oltl."
The dansecse is quick to ad-
mit there are exceptions to ail
these generalizations. However,
she is fairly positive in her be-
liefs about male hoofers: -
"I think the majority of boys~
have no talent for ballet what-
Vicki is wo;king with her stu
dents 15 mi nates once a week, j
Originally she had classes Fri-
day mornings. School began and |
she switched first to Saturday J
mornings, then Mondays after
"My girls are really - attentive
and I'm proud of that," she says, j
"Students are asked to practice!
at home 30 minutes each day. j
Dancers mint work at least a
year oefore getting up on their
toes. . _J
"My biggest problem with j
them is postUKe," admits Vicki.
"Girls at tha' age have a tend- j
cncy to be sway backed and have!
protruding stomachs. They havej
to practice good posture until it
becomes second nature." «'
She is holding her classes in;
the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. W.
Stockton jr. now but plans to
irnve f sewtit-re.. .perhaps into
the American Legion Hall, at a
The 15-year-old daughter
Vicki studied ballet three years
under Sarah Hochelle. Other stu-
dents at the time included Deb-
bie Farris, Carla NT<*holsOn," Be-
nita Farris and Sheri Parkhill.
Vicki took iier dancing serious-
, hours daily. She also studied
1 tao. modern and ballroom dan-
Cro&byton's victory flusheo
Chiefs go to Tahoka for their
lirst road game of the season at
8 p.m." tomorrow, Friday.
In facing the Bulldogs, the
Chieftains must cope with a club
which is a good deal bigger but
not so fast as the O'Donnell
team they Vanquished last Fri-
-day; 1 ?-V- —--
Tahoka possesses an excellent
fullback in Andy Bray, a 175-lb.
passing and running - threat-
Young Bray is the son of 'Mule
jjray, a. standout „play.er „ . with-
SMU and in professional foot-
End Craig Leslie is also scout-
Taste of Autumn
A slight, delicious tast ofe fall
i-ame to Crosbyton residents over
the weekend as .first cold wave
of the season chopped away
slightly at thermometer read-
Most autumn like reading was
Sunday. According to U. S.
weather bureau instruments,
thermometer crept up to only 70
TlTtriTnr the day and dipped to a
cool 44 degrees during the night.
By Tuesday, the cool spell had
vanished and mercury ambled
up to 86 degrees in daytime, fell
to only 60 degrees that night.
In the last fling, the recent
iainy spell conjured up a show-
er for the fitst 10 minutes of
Friday night's.football game and
then came to an end- Friday
morning's weather gauge read-
ing was .02 and Saturday morn-
ing's was .38.
ball of bygone years.
cd to be a good receiver. He is
6 ft. 3-ins, tall and wpifjhg- ixn | .
pounds. Together Leslie and'
Bray also are stars in a tough
'I ahoka defense.
Defense is Tahoka's forte, ac-
cording to scouting reports.
by the Bulldcgs last weekend
Persons who have taken Salk
vaccine will still find it necessa-
ly to receive the three Sabin dos-
es for the three types of polio so
they will be 100 percent immun-
ized and cannot be a carrier.
Since some money will be do-
nated to help defray costs, a
meeting of the steering commit-
tee for the program was held
.September 6, in the city office to
decide what -will be done with
.surplus funds if any.
Surplus to Youth Program
The group decided to use any
possible surplus to help build
baseball diamonds and tennis
court for the Summer iouth pro-
gram. Contributions will be ac-
cepted on day of the vaccina-
and-never got close to scoring a-
gainst the Tahoka team.
^"Crosbyton has spent a good
•deal of time this'wee
to work against the Bulldog of-
fense, which operates from a
Wing-T formation and unbal-
anced line. The two Tahoka
tackles weign 193 and 190 res-
The Chiefs have had no ser-
ious injuries. Mike Dendy suffer-
ed a bruised shoulder but it will
not prevent his playing. Coach--
es Deane Wright and Bert
Grimes plan to stairt the same
offensive lineup as last week.
Two new players, Bob Gowens
and Donnie Ballard, are now on
the roster and available for ac-
Player Position Wt.
James C«OPer Center • 175
"Johnny Harkins Guard
Mike Dendy Guard
Edmund Wheeless Tackle
C. P. Roberts
Registration blanks for the
vaccine will be available at Cros-
byton Clinic' hospital, at area1
schools, churches and at the Me-
morial Building on day of vacci-
nation, One such blank is found
TfTThis' is&ue 61 the1
may be clipped out for use.
Each person must be listed on
a—registration—blank, and alt
outh must have
tion blank signed by their pa-
rent or guardian before the vac-
cine can be administered.
Three Doses Necessary _
"It is important to remember
that on each of the three vacci-
nation dates, ^ptember 16, Oc-
tober 28 and December 4, a dif-^
ferent type- ol^ polio vaccine will
be given^ar.d you must receive
all three types to be immune
from three types of polio," Dr.
Rhoades emphasized at the meet
All persons receiving the vac-
cine will be given a card show-
ing the date and type of, vaccine
they received on that date. It is
also important to keep that card
for permanent record.
Committees are working to
provide adequate facilities for
disposal of used sugar cube
'.ups, tissues, etc., before people
leave the building.
All volunteers are instructed
to be at the Crosby County Pion -
eer Memorial Building at 12:30
p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16.
Honored by Jr. .
The Junior Harmony Cluu
sponsored an open house Satur-
day, Sept. 8, in the home of a
sponsor, Mrs. J. - ?/. Wood. Tht
open house honored ...all former
snembers and sponsors. "
. "Approximately fifty former
spohsorsr ' airt^
present members and sponsors
Chamber of Commerce Sponsors
Labor Market Survey in County
The CroslytOn Chamber of
sponsoring a labor
survey of nonagricultur-
of | attended the open house.
r sponsors present
under Miss Rochelle. j rangec
"I don't want any more pupils i bring back
the receiving line. The serving
table, covered with a white cut-
out table cloth, over blue, had a
centerpiece of blue and" white
carnations accented with gold
music notes. Milk glass appoint-
IflftlWJf Wi'lt" 'tfsMy- - ■ - • . ■ .
Displays ' of the past scrap-
books and yearbooks were ar-
the -house te
now until I can figure out some
way to divide them into classes,"
says Vicki, who is a CHS sopho-.
more this year,
"I'll go ahead and take them
if I can .work - it i^ with
school activities and can gef
them into a cl$ss with those who
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Officers were' the hostesses.
Club officers include Sandra
Grizzle, president; Julie Flour-
noy, vice-president; Freda Pai-
•sons, secretary; Theresa May,
my f4reas,urer - Karen Watson, report*
or; Linda Kendrick, historian;
Sylvia Curry, pianist, and Susan
al/employment in CrosbyfCoun-
ty .during, the third week, of
September. J'his survey wfll be
conducted by the Lubbock office
of the Texhs Employment Com-
mission. All employers in the
county are asked to participate.
The purpose of the survey is
determine the number of bus-
i operating in the
ried on, and the number of peo-
ple employed by each firm.
"All the facts and figures fur-
nished by Crosby County em-
ployers will oe held strictly con
ty. The results of the survey will
be used by the local Chamber of
Commerce as an authority on
the availability of workers for
irew industries that may be in-
terested. . iQ coming into Crosby
Questionaires are to be mail-
ed by the Lubbock office of the
Texas Employment Commission
September 11, 19621. An address-
ed, envelope which does not re-
quires postage will be provided
with each questionaire for its
leturn to the Lubbock-office. All
employers are urged to answer
stions and return the
itionaire as soon as possible.
One-hundred per .rent response
means a successful survey.
The mailing list used for thU
latest Crosby County telephone
directory. Employers who are not
listed in the directory Will not
teceive a questionaire through
the mail. Such employers will
be furnished questionaires and
'return envelopes by tfie
ton Chamber of Commerce, Cro«-
byton, Texas. «
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E ASTERN STAR MEMBERS
AT FRIENDSHIP MEETING
Eastern Star members attend-
ing Friendship meeting In
lou Tuesday night
Rosie Thornhlll, Eula
Hallle Smith, Jewel
and Charlsle Ratheal,
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