Jacksboro Gazette-News (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 103, No. 41, Ed. 1 Monday, February 21, 1983 Page: 2 of 10
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JACKSBORO GAZETTE-NEWS—JACKSBORO, TEXAS 7SBM
Jacksboro, Texas 76056
Pub. No. 271720
Rated AA by Community Research Bureau.
Published weekly and entered as second class
matter. Postage paid at the Post Office at
Jacksboro, Texas 76056, under Act of Congress,
March 3. 1879.
The Jacksboro Gazette, established at
Springdale in 1880 as Rural Citizen, moved to
Jacksboro and changed to Jacksboro Gazette in
1889 and combined with Jacksboro News,
established 1895, were consolidated in 1919.
Oldest business institution in Jack County.
Classified advertising rates; 21t per word first
insertion, 19t per word each consecutive insertion
thereafter. Classified paid in advance, 19c per
word per insertion.
Leigh McGee, Editor and Publisher
Office phone (817) 567-2616, Residence (817) 567-
3338. Subscription Rates; in Jack and adjoining
counties $6.00 per year, elsewhere in Texas $8.00
per year’’ Out of State $10.00 per year. College
students (9 months) $5.00; Armed Forces, $5.00 per
Published Each Monday by
116 South Main Street, Jacksboro, Texas 76056
League to Meet
The Jacksboro Softball League will have
a meeting for all teams, men and women,
8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 22 in The
Jacksboro National Bank Community
TEAM CAPTlAlNS-Leonard Fanan (left)
and Joe White meet before the name
Saturday, to try and "steal the other team's
game plan". It's all in fun, thounh, and will
benefit the Jack County Canteen.
City, county and state law enforcement
officers will again "take to the court" to battle
for Jack County's youth, according to
License and Weight Officer Joe White, who
also serves as president of the Jack County
White said local law enforcement officials
will battle the Pete Grace Drillers 7:30 p.m.1
Saturday, February 26 in their second
basketball game to benefit the canteen.
Admission will be on a "donation" basis,
with contributions of $1.00 (adults) and 50<t
(children) being asked. Canteen officers hope
to raise $3,000.00 for renovations at the
They plan to build onto the center's east
side, creating a permanent home for Canteen
equipment, which is currently being moved
in and out for dances and other youth
Cheerleaders, age five and up, will add to
the Law-Drillers' game excitment, White
The Jack County Canteen is open to all
Jack County youth and provides
inexpensive, adult-supervised activities for
Complete Line of New and Used
Lew Down Payments Approved
Veterans Eligible fer VA Lean
J&J MOBILE HOMES
»0Rf Phene 683-29191
Services for Mary
Ester Plowman, 85, are
2:00 p.m. Tuesday,
February 22 in the First
Baptist Church, with
Rev. J.C. Dews, pastor
of the Mountain Home
Baptist Church, offici-
Home will direct inter-
ment, in the Perrin
Born July 29, 1897 in
Parker County, Plow-
man married John M.
Plowman April 3, 1917
in Haskell. She was a
retired homemaker at
the time of her death
Sunday, February 20.
four sons, J.E. Plow-
man of Azle, Charlie
Plowman of Decatur,
Joe Plowman of Arling-
ton, and Raymond
Plowman of Weather-
ford; five daughters,
Edna Estes of Ontario,
Thomas of Azle, Cleo
Chandler of Snvder.
Oleta Lingle of Spring-
town and Stella Leath-
erwood of Jacksboro; 43
and 19 great great
Steve Plowman, Roger
Lingle, Max Ed Plow-
man and Donald
Lingle will serve as
Services for Oscar
Pierce have been set
2:00 p.m. Wednesday,
February 23 in the First
Baptist Church, with
Brother S.F. Middleton
Home will direct inter-
ment in the Mountain
Born March 10, 1919
in Kingold, Texas,
Pierce married Nelvia
Jones in Cundiff
September 5, 1937. The
retired production fore-
man died Sunday,
Survivors include the
widow, Nelvia Pierce of
Lamesa; a son, James
Pierce and daughter,
Myra Moffett, both of
Lamesa; mother, Mary
Pierce of Andrews,
Texas; two brothers,
Jack Pierce of Gains-
ville and Elmer Pierce
of Jacksboro; a sister,
Lois Ogle of Jacksboro;
and five grandchildren.
Youth Fair Set
Friday & Saturday
Continued from page I
is the world's largest youth organization led
by youth, he added.
There are numerous activities in which the
youth may participate.
These include: beef, sheep, and swine
divisions in livestock; and arts, clothing,
foods, collections, and creative hobbies in
arts and crafts.
To be eligible, the youth must be enrolled in
a Jack County public school and be an active
member of Jack County 4-H or FFA. The
exhibitor must have personally fed and cared
for his animal under adult supervision this
school year or have prepared the art or craft
since last year's fair.
In 1982, the Youth Fair Sales topped all
previous records with $68,626.56 in total
receipts. An explanation of the bidding
process in the livestock sale is provided
First, a competitive market price is placed
for the base or "floor" price by a meat packer.
The premium is the bid above the floor price.
For instance the cost of steer may be as
Floor price set: 60<f per pound.
Steer weight: 1,000 pounds.
Top auction bid: $1.00 per pound.
Sale of animal would be:
x LOO (603 floor # 40<t premium)
The bidder may elect to either buy the steer
for the full price of $1,000.00 and keep the
animal or the bidder may elect to pay only the
premium amount of $400.00 (40<F per pound x
1,000 pounds). In the latter case the meat
packer pays the floor price of $600.00.
Either way, the youth receives $1,000.00 for
A youth may have only two animals in
each class. Only one animal in each class
may be sold in the premium auction sale.
However, he or she may elect to send a second
animal in a class to the meat packer for the
Everyone may be a contributor to the youth
fair, Bumpas related, saying "If you are
unable to make the sale to bid on an animal
you can contact the following to include your
contribution in a pool: Charles Bush at 567-
5874; The Chamber of Commerce office at
567-2602; Bryan Bumpas at First National
Bank; or Ed Rumage at Jacksboro National
All contributions will be recognized at the
"Special "Thanks" go to the following for
furnishing and placing crushed stone around
County Showbarn to help keep us out of
the mud," he added, listing the city of
Jacksboro, Jack County Commissioners
Court and Jack County Crushed Stone.
"Again, we urge your support and
The exhibition begins Friday, February 25
at 9:00 a.m. at the armory and showbarn.
The auction of livestock and best of show in
the foods division begins at 1:30 p.m. at the
sale barn Saturday, February 26.
"Please do not pass up this opportunity to
support the youth of Jack County," Bumpas
Country Club Dance Set
The Jacksboro Country Club will sponsor a
dance 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Saturday,
February 26. Admission has been set at
$15.00 per couple.
Music will be furnished by Jim Casteel and
CUTTING THE RIBBON-Dick
Severson, Cathlenn Poynor, Jamey
McCann, Carol Smith and Cynthia
Moore participated in grand opening
ceremonies at The Sewing Basnet
recently when (lower photo) Cathleen
Poynor (left) and Carol Smith (right)
accepted the first dollar plaque from
C of C Representative Jamey
McCann (center). Five were chosen to
receive gift certificates, with Lee
Dunlap (far right) selecting one of the
Chamber Welcomes 'Sewing
Basket' With Ribbon Cutting
Chamber of Com-
Dick Severson, Jamey
Moore and Lee Dunlap
After seeing Mr.
Stampers article, Our
Days, I decided I, too,
would write to the
newspaper of my sad
experience with these
two Big Dogs who have
been makeing a nuis-
ance for almost a year.
I can't have .pot
plants, flower beds,
nothing they don't
destroy in my back
yard. But the climax
came a month ago. I
have, rather had, three
Someway in their
taking over rgy back
yard, they cornered one
of my cats. He was
fighting. But their big
brown dog and black
dog got him cornered. I
tried to scare them
away. But they literally
tore my cat apart-was a
very gruesome sight.
I finally found a rock
and banged on car. But
was too late to save my
cat. These Dogs are
I called the police
station. They were nice.
But said really nothing
they could do. There
must be someway to
make people keep their
dogs up. You don't dare
walk on some streets.
I'm really very upset
Hoping these dog
owners will see this. I
still have my (2) cats.
But they aren't able to
defend against these
presented the "first
dollar plaque" to
Cathleen Poynor and
Carol Smith, joint
owners of The Sewing
Basket 10:00 a.m.
Firday, February 18,
following ribbon cut-
ting ceremonies there.
The Sewing Basket,
located in the building
which formerly housed
Cotton Drug Store,
offers a wide variety of
fabrics and notions,
throughout the length
of the store.
. Five area residents
will be able to take
advantage of these
products at a discount,
as they were chosen to
receive gift certificates
ranging from five to
fifty dollars Friday.
Gwen Fitzerald was
chosen the five dollar
winner; Sharon Worth-
ington, $10.00; Ruth
Harvey, $15.00; Mil-
dred Dixon, $25.00
and Lynda Fenter,
Smith and Poynor,
both of Jacksboro,
invited local residents
to visit the store and
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McGee, Leigh. Jacksboro Gazette-News (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 103, No. 41, Ed. 1 Monday, February 21, 1983, newspaper, February 21, 1983; Jacksboro, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth735128/m1/2/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library.