Jubilee may top record of ’59 show

July 5-8, 1960 “With wonderful support from everyone,” the July Jubilee will do as good or better financially than last year. General Manager Korky Steffens said the figures are still coming in, but a preliminary financial report should be available when the directors meet in two weeks. “The Jubilee is one of the finest things our community can have. It really puts us on the map and pulls in a lot of out-of-town people. “Attendance at the first and second day races were better than any I can remember, and the Fourth just about held its own.” Steffens said the crowd at the Louisiana Hayride was disappointed, “and I can’t understand why. It was a very good show.” He was particularly proud of the stock show: “It’s going to grow; the livestock men were delighted with our facilities. “Dr. W.V. Olin and Bill Strickland did an excellent job with the pony show and the stock show. And you can’t find many men like E.L. Ross; he worked morning, noon and night. He’s a big asset to the community.’ Steffens mentioned all the others who worked on the stock show and “I certainly appreciate all the work they did.” Stock show manager Strickland was pleased with the show also. ‘A lot of people were impressed. We had a good sale, and the breeders appreciated the way they were treated here. I talked to almost every one of them, and all said they will be back next year. “We ought to have twice as many cattle next year. Those we had are strictly major show people; you don’t usually see them at a little show like ours.” Strickland said that Jay Pumphrey of Old Glory commented: “This is something you have to see to believe. I didn’t know you could have a show like this in the middle of the summertime.” Steffens expressed the Jubilee’s thanks to A.H. Broad Company for use of their tractor at the races, Wilkerson Funeral Home for the ambulance at the races, the City Council and Commissioners Court and City Supt. James Feazelle, Sheriff Luke Vogel and Police Chief Dorman Gibbs, the other officers and all the Jubilee chairmen. “They went out of their way to help, and we couldn’t have asked for anything better.” * * * 2 Brady boys given A&M scholarships Bobbie Barsch and Gerald Lemons of Brady are among 89 winners of four-year scholarships at Texas A&M College. The winners were announced this week by Dr. J.B. Page, dean of the college and chairman of the faculty committee on scholarships. Bobbie is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Barsch. All-district linebacker for the Brady Bulldogs, he also won the Rotary Club’s Citizenship Trophy at Brady High’s graduation exercises in May. Gerald is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Lemons of Voca. A 1960 Brady High graduate, he was a member of the school’s Class AA state championship golf team this spring. Winners of Opportunity Awards were chosen after statewide competitive examinations given to more than 600 candidates. Opportunity Awards are valued from $800 to $1,200. The recipients receive $200 to $300 a year for four years plus part-time employment provided by the college. Winners are chosen after consideration of each candidate’s scholastic record, character, evidence of leadership in high school and financial circumstances. The plan was started at A&M 14 years ago and is supported by The Association of Former Students of the College, clubs, business corporations, foundations and individuals. Since its beginning, in 1946, the plan has helped more than 1,390 capable high school graduates to enroll in college. Ninety percent have either graduated or are still going to school on Opportunity Awards. * * * Brucellosis petition needs 20 more names Twenty more signatures of cattle producers are needed to make McCulloch County eligible for the state brucellosis testing program. ‘We have 286 producers’ names on the petition now,’ said E.L. Ross, who has been working with Bill Strickland on the program. And we would like to finish it this week.’ The testing program already is in effect in Menard, Mason, San Saba, Lampasas and Coleman Counties. The law requires that the petition list 75 percent of the county’s cattle producers (as listed on the 1959 tax roll), including the names of producers who own at least 51 percent of the cattle. ‘We already have plenty of cattle,’ Ross said Thursday. Those who have not signed are asked to do so this week at the Farm Bureau office, at the office of Fred Wulff, Jr., in the Commercial National Bank building or by contacting Ross or Strickland. * * * Lohn News Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Behrens and children of Fort Worth spent Sunday night and Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Lohn and Larry. Mrs. Sam Harbert of Columbus spent from Sunday evening to Tuesday with her sister, Mrs. Robert Bratton and Mr. Bratton. Mrs. Samuel Fullagar went by to visit her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. * * * Bloodmobile Enlists 2 In “2 Gallon Club” * * * PERSONAL MENTIONS Here From Coahoma * * * Collegians Home * * * Weekend Guests * * * Brady Lieutenant Sent to Fort Hood * * * Rochelle Seniors to Sponsor Show in Gym March 18 * * * Skating Party * * * Highland Park Golfers Win in Big Tourney * * *

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