White Deer News (White Deer, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 16, 1969 Page: 2 of 8
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WHITE DEER NEWS
CARSON COUNTY. TEXAS
Thursday, October 16, 1969
Checks 7 Mishaps
On County Roads
The Texas Highway Patrol inves-
tigated 7 accidents on rural high-
ways in Carson County during the
month of September, according to
Sergeanlt Charles Henderson, High-
way Patrol supervisor of this area.
These crashes resulted in no per-
sons killed, no persons injured, and
an estimated property damage of
The rural accident summary for
this county during the first nine
months of 1969 shows a total of 120
accidents resulting in 6 persons
killed, 48 persons injured, and an
estimated property damage of $81,-
The month of October will bring
a drastic change in driving hab-
its. With the return to Central Stan-
dard Time on October 26, many
motorists will find themselves go-
ing to and' from work in darkness.
The increased hours of darkness
will hide dangers otherwise visible
during the daylight hours.
The sergeant listed some factors
why driving is more hazardous at
night than during the day. (l) Re-
duced visibility prevents drivers
from seeing hazards. (2) It has
been longer since most drivers have
slept and the resulting fatigue in-
creases perception reaction time.
(3) It is easier for drivers to be-
come confused and panic. (4) More
drinking drivers will be on the
These factors in varying degrees
coupled with high speed cause ac-
cidents that would not occur in day-
J. A. WILLSON TO OBSERVE
25 YEARS WITH SKELLY
OIL COMPANY OCTOBER 9
J. A. Willson, utility man for I
Skelly Oil Company’s manufactur-
ing department here, observed
his 25th anniversary with the firm
On October 9.
' He was presented his service
award March 18 at one of two din-
ners Skelly held in Pampa in com-
memoration of the firm’s 50th ann-
Willson joined Skelly in 1944 at
the firm’s Schafer gasoline plant in
Skeilyfown. He later held the po-
sitions of fractionator operator and
lab tester there and operator at
ISkelly’s Armstrong gasoline plant.
He was named to his present posi-
tion at the natural gasoline divi-
sion’s northern district meter shop
Willson graduated from Chicka-
.Isha (Oklahoma) High School and is
ia member of the First Baptist
He and his wife, Elizabeth, live
lat 835 Texas Street.
SEE US FOR . . .
WHITE DEER, TEXAS
RALPH M. SMITH WILL
BE HONORED BY NGPLC
FOR 20 YEARS SERVICE
Ralph M. Smith of White Deer
will be honored by Natural Gas
Pipeline Company of America at a
banquet October 15 at the Coro-
nado Inn in Pampa.
The occasion is the company’s
annual service awards dinner, hon-
or employees with five-year mul-
itples of service. All area employ-
ees and their wives will be guests
allong with several executives from
Natural’s Chicago headquarters.
Natural is a subsidiary of Peoples
Gas Company of Chicago.
Smith, a main operator at the
company’s WheCler drilling facili-
ties, will be recognized for 20 years
Fred M. Dunn, superintendent of
NaViral’s Miami field booster com-
pressor station, will be master of
ceremonies. Entertainment will be
MRS. THELMA FREEMAN
HOSTESS TO ART CLUB
Mrs. Thelma Freeman was host-
ess to the White Deer Art Club in
her home Thursday, October 9.
Delicious refreshments of silver
torte and coffee was served to four
guests, Mrs. Harvey Bates, Mrs.
Russ Howard, Mrs. Jessie Lee Kel-
ly, and Mrs. Katie Buchanan, and
The next meeting will be Octo-
ber 23 in toe new home of Mrs.
Byron Hodges in Amarillo at 3917
See Buffaloes In Action
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Cornette
and Coach and Mrs. Ron Mills
were spectators at the WTSU - San
Diego State football game in Can-
yon Saturday night.
Visiting in the John Morris home
over toe weekend were their son
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Terry
Morris, Blake and Tara of Richard-
son, Texas, and their daughter,
Mrs. Tommy Lester and Kipp of
Recent house guests of the W.
W. Evans of Panhandle, toe Frank
Evans family, and Mrs. C. P. Hus-
sey of White Deer were their cous-
ins, Miss Eva Minix and Mr. Bus-
ter Edmond of Lynchburg, Va.
Mrs. Margaret Waddill returned
to her home from Plainview Sun-
PTA Workshop Is
Slated October 20
For Area Members
Floyd Manry, superintendent of
schools in Odessa, will keynote toe
theme, “Education, Whose Respon-
sibility?” at toe annual workshop
of the Nineteenth District of the
Texas Congress of Parents and
Teachers, to be held in Waka on
Mr. Manry, a state vice-president
of the Texas PTA, has been school
superintendent at Edna and Corri-
gan before moving to Odessa. He
as a life member of toe Texas PTA
and has held many offices in toe or-
ganization. He has served1 on nu-
merous programs for groups.
Registration for the workshop will
begin at 9:00 a.m. at toe Church
of the Brethren, Rogers Street, in
Waka. The meeting will be called
to order at 10:00 a.m. in the church
sanctuary by Mrs. J. B. McCray,
Panhandle, president of District
Nineteen. The eighth grade boys
of Waka school will conduct the
presentation of colors. The Rev.
Herb Root, minister of the Church;
of toe Brethren, will give the in-
vocation. Welcomes will! be given
by Jim Jackson, Waka school super-
intendent, and Mrs. Sandra Ladd,
president of the Waka PTA.
Mrs. E. J. Callaway, Jr., Spear-
man, aide to the district president
'and chairman of toe workshop
Committee, will introduce the com-
mittee. Members are Jack Nichols
and Mrs. Alvie French, Pampa;
Leo Steinkoenig and Mrs. Frank
'Crowley, Borger; Mrs. Gale Miller,
Spearman; Freeman Melton, Jr.,
superintendent of schools in Pan-
handle, will introduce Mr. Manry.
A panel discusion, “How Involv-
ed?” will also be moderated by
Mr. Manry. Others taking part ip
toe discussion will be Mrs. Ben F.
Malone, Borger, supervisor o f
grades 1 through 8; Stanley Jag-
gers, superintendent of schools in
Wheeler; Mrs. Charles Lanehart,
Pampa; Mrs. H. L. Wendel, Phil-
lips; Miss Sherry Bergin, a Graver
High School senior; and Thomas
Collard, a senior at Spearman
Following lunch in the school caf-
eteria, served by the Waka PTA,
a simulated flight to the moon, and
exercise in the utilization of group
resources in decision making, will
be conducted by Mrs. Miller. The
meeting will adjourn at 2:30 p.m.
The White Deer News
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY AT WHITE DEER, TEXAS
Owner-Publisher: Joseph J. and Jean Miller
Carson County, White Deer, Texas 79097, Box 728
Entered as Second-Class mail matter at the Post Office at White Deer,
Texas, under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879.
SUBSCRIPTIONS in Carson County, Texas ...!........... $3.00 per year
SUBSCRIPTIONS outside Carson County $4.00 per year
410 E. Foster Pampa Phone MO 4-3334
"IN ANY EVENT — SEND FLOWERS"
In White Deer call Mrs. Harry Edenborough—883-5421
• 40 YEAR TRADITION OF DEDICATED SERVICE
• SERVINC ALL FAITHS
• SERVICE IS OUR FIRST THOUGHT
300 W. BROWNING — PAMPA
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A PRODUCT OF DIAMOND SHAMROCK OIL AND GAS COMPANY
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White Deer News (White Deer, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 16, 1969, newspaper, October 16, 1969; White Deer, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth591265/m1/2/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carson County Library.