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+ The Clarendon Press, September 16, Page 6 High Plains Beef Show to+ be staged beginning October 15 September 15, Dean SmaUwood said. Each company, corporation, feedlot, partnership, or indi- vidual may enter one pen of five steers. In the case of more entries than kill capacity, entries will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Ear tags, which will be mailed to the competitor when his entry is nade, must be in each ear of AMARILLO--Custom Cattle feeders from across the Tri-State area will be partici- pating next month in one of the most significant events of the year for those involved in the business of producing red meat--the fifth annual High Plains Fed Beef Carcass Show. Most of the activities for the attention-getting show, which pits one feedit against another, will begin from noon to 4 p.m., October 15, when the pens of cattle arrive at Glover Packing Company in Amarillo. Spearheading the annual competition again this year will be Dr. Charles Smailwood, dean of the West Texas State University&apos;s School of Agri- culture. He will be assisted by Dr. Don Beerwinkle, acting head of the WTSU Animal Science Department, and W. W. Grisham, Jr. of Amarillo, District Extension Agent for the Texas A&M University Service. "l'he cattle will be slaughtered October 16 and evaluations made by the judges--Mr. Doyle Oliver, representing the U. S. Department of Agriculture :fading service; Dr. Zerle Carpenter, Texas A&M Uni- versity meats specialist--the following day. Prior to the quarterly meeting of the Southwestern T-Bone Club meeting at the Big Texan in Amarillo, the 13est and worst "carcasses will be on display outside the restaurant in a special trailer furnished by Santa Fe Railway. On the program with Dr. Smallwood will be a guest speaker and the presentation of awards by James Shelton, chairman of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce agri-business committee. "The objective of this carcass show is to identify steers which are efficient converters of grain to beef and produce carcasses which are closely attuned to all segments of the beef industry," said Dr. Smallwood, who explained that the first 33 entries submitted after October 8 will be judged. Photographs of every pen entered will be enlarged, the carcass data attached and the pictures displayed prior to the T-B.,.e Club dinner. Catalogues outlinlJg ta .. various procedures to be followed will be mailed each steer when the animals are pounds, which would be better, he said. All steers must delivered, approximate live weight of dress 60 per cent or more, based All steers will be slaughtered 975-1,175 pounds," he said. on chilled carcass weight. and must have no more than two "Carcasses over and under After the official judges have permanent incisors showing, those weights will be dis- the USDA predicted cutability Although this would indicate qualified." on the average of the pen age of no older than 24 months, Prizes and places will be available for use as major Dr. Smallwood said exhibitors awarded on the merit of four of consideration in placing, the are encouraged to enter cattle five slaughtered steers, and to carcasses will be purchased by no older than 18 months of age. be eligible for premium money, GIover Packing, based on hot "Steers must yield a hot the pen of steers slaughtered carcass weight, cutability and carcass weight of 550-750 must average low choice or ,,quality. CALL 874.3641 WITH YOUR LOCAL NEWS. WHOLESALE SUPPLY .-Ditching ..... ..Water Well Repair Servi.00 ..Plastic Pipeline Installation ..Build Windmill Towers ..Portable Welding --Wrecker Service --35-foot Gin Pole Service II II II SALES. .-Radio Equipment --Tape Players :T+os Monarch Tires --Interstate Batteries -.Automotive +Parts Jobbers FOR RENT ..Plumbing & Electrical Supplies --Residential Water Heaters Try our prices and SAVE SAVE! For Service or Sales, Clarendon Wholesale Never Fails. MISCELLAMEOUS ALFALFA SEED for sale. Call J. W. Helms, 874-2524. FOR SALE: 1972 Suzuki 90. Good condition. Phone 874-2298 or 874-3816. FOR SALE: Snare drum in FOR SALE--4 bedroom, 4 bath, excellent condition. Comes with brick residence, with large den stand, practice book and drumsticks. Phone 874-2491 for Sam. FOR SALE: Two cabin lots, Sherwood Shores. Ideal for split-level home. Call M. L. VanArsdei after 6 p.m., 874-2575. and play area. Wood.burning fireplace. Heated swimming pool. Dual water supply Includes private well. Dual air.conditioning and heating + systems. Two blocks from all schools. Financing available. wm trade for agricultural land or will accept smaller house as part payment. George W. Smith, M.D. Phones, office 874-3531; Home 874-3508. FOR SALE OR TRADE: Two FOR SALE: Nice 2 bedroom lots in St. Roost's, #232 & 233. house to be sold like rent. No Will trade for good used camper down payment. 1004 E. 3rd, trailer. Call or write 352-1398, Phone 874-2429. 6711 Gainsborough, Amarillo, Tex. 79106. MATTRESSES: $24.95 and up. Small Sleep Shop. 201 McMas- ters (Georgia) in Amarillo. In addition to certificates of merit to pens meeting minimum standards established by the Texas Department of agricul- ture, the grand champion pen will receive $500 and a trophy, with $300 going to the reserve champion. Third, fourth and fifth places will receive $100, $50, and $50, respectively. Also offered will be $100 and $50 to the top two individual carcasses, respectively, Dr. Smallwood said. Additional premiums from the Texas Cattle Feeders Association will be $100, $50, and $25 to the feedlot managers with the first, second, and third pen, respectively. Santa Gertrudis Breeders International will pay $250 for an entry of Santa Gertrudis or Santa Gertrudis cross steers judged grand Champion, Dr. Smallwood said. "For our own market animal goals," Dr. Smallwood said, "We should have an animal that will produce a 600-pound carcass at 15 months or less, that will have two square inch loin eye/cwt., carcass with .12 inch of external fat or less per cwt., will grade at least low FOR SALE OR LEASE: Commer- choice and will yield at least 50 cial building. 218 South Kearney. percent of its chilled carcass in (Thompson Hardware Building). boneless, closely trimmed retail Bob Bell. Phone 874-3915 or cuts from the round, loin, rib 874-2576. and chuck." TAKE UP PAYMENT: 1972 Malibu. 14,000 miles. Nice clean car. Phone 874-3652 after 2 p.m. FOR SALE:1970 Chevrolet Impala, loaded. MILLS MOTORS,INC. Phone 874-2538. FOR SALE:New and used I furniture. T&M General Store.| Phone 874-2155. I FOR SALE: Nice two bedroom home close in - one block to grocery store - two blocks to Post Office - remodeled kitchen and bath - garage with storage m - pretty, well kept yard. Joe Loveil will show. FOR SALE: 1962 Plymouth - clean. Call Glenn Wallace, 874-2251. FOR SALE: 81/2 miles southeast of Clarendon. 430 acres. 874-2248. WOODY McGRAW now offers everyday Free +Dead Stock Removal. Call collect at 806-373- 4780 Amarillo. Representing Plainview Rending Div. of Tri-State Inds. LEFT IN LAYAWAY:Electre- phonic Component Stereo with Built-ln Player. AM-FM Stereo Radio, Garrard Turn Table, 200 Watts, 10 Speaker System. Original Price: $399.95. Assume Balance of $245.00 or $10.00 monthly. Payments at Martin's Sound Center, comer Georgia & 1-40, Amarillo, Texas. FOR RENT: Furnished apart- ment, private bath, dressing room, kitchen, large closets, air-conditioned. Blocker Apts. DUPLEX APARTMENT, rede- corated, carpeting throughout, 874-2425. FOR RENT: Two bedroom furnished house. Newly re- decorated and carpeted th- roughout. 874-2157. FOR RENT: Mode" two bedroom duplex a ,nts. Central heat and air. Bob NUMBER ONE ON THE BALLOT (S.J.R. 8) Article III. Sections 5.24 and 49a and Article VIII, Section 6 of the Texas Con- stitution are amended to: Provide for regular annual sessions of the Leg- islature. The regular session in each odd-numbered year would be for a period not to exceed 180 days. The reg- ular session in each even numbered year would be for a period not to exceed 60 days and would be limited to consideration of fiscal matters and any emergency matters submitted by the Governor. The 60 day ses- sion could be extended by the Governor for a period not to exceed 30 days; Provide an annual salary for members of the Legisla- ture not exceeding $15,000 per year" and a per diem not exceeding $18 per day for each day of each regular session or special session; Provide that no appro- priation of money shall be made for a longer term than one year and direct the Comptroller to make annual estimates of anticipated rev- enue rther than biennial estimates. The wording of the pro- posed amendment as it will appear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment to provide for annual regular ses- sions of the legislature; and to provide an annual salary of $15,000 and berlaers diem for the mem- of the legislature, effective in January, 1975." NUMBER TWO ONTHE BALLOT IH,J.R. 7l Article XVI. Sections 50 and 5! of the Texas Consti- Cution are amended to: Include within the scope of homestead protection the real property of a single adult person which, meets the other requirements of homestead property, and to provide that a family home- stead may not be aban- doned except with the con- sent of both spouses. Presently a single adult person is not entitled to claim a homestead exemp- tion and a married man can abandon a family home- stead without the consent of his wife. The wording of the pro- posed amendment as it will appear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment to include within the scope of homestead protection the real property of a single adult person which meets the other require- ments of homestead property, and to provide that a family homestead may not be abandoned except with the consent of both spouses." NUMBER THREE ON THE BALLOT (S.J.R. '13) Article VIII, Sections 1-a and 1-b of the Texas Con- stitution are amended to: Extend the $3,000 ad valorem tax exemption to the residential homesteads of unmarried adults. The wording of the pro- posed amendment as it will appear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment to extend the $3,000 ad valorem tax exemption to the homesteads of unmarried adults." NUMBER FOUR ON THE BALLOT (S.J.R. 1 ) Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution is amended by adding a new Subsection (e) which : Provides that no law creating a conservation and reclamation district shall be passed unless a copy of the proposed law is delivered to the commissioners court of each county and to the gov- erning body of each ineor- porated city or town in whose jurisdiction said dis- trict or any part thereof is or will be located. Each such commissioners court and governing body may file its written consent or oppo- sition to the proposed law with the Governor, Lieuten- ant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representa- tives: Each special law cre- ating such a district must comply with general laws then in effect relating to consent bj political subdivi- sions to the creation of'such districts. The wording of the pro- posed amendment as it will appear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment establishing certain requirements rela- tive to the enactment of laws creating certain con- servation and reclama- tion districts." NUMBER FIVE ON THE BALLOT (S.J.R. 12) Article XI. Section 7 of the Texas Constitution is amended to: Provide that all counties Visually, he desirable market steer identified by his muscling, wide walk, of top, brisket and natural turn of his to than square fiat Ideally, he should finish to grade at Choice, and be a fast animal that will make all phases of the Smallwood said. Cooperating include Kenneth Glover Packing in senior animal science at WTSU; Dr. Cal cattle specialist Extension Service in Gary Culp of meat specialist; Rick representing Texas versity; the USDA service; and Bud director of TCFA. Those cooperating. include Amarillo House Association Chamber of Packing, Santa Fe, A&M, Texas Tech, WTSU. KIRBY SALES 8< SERVICE NEW & USED o o <, o o p  o BILL HOLMES BOX 573 -:- PHONE 874.2454 CLARENDON. TEXAS 79226 for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon a vote of the resi- dent property tax- payers." NUMBER SiX ON THE BALLOT (S.J.R. 26) Article V, Section 8 of the Texas Constitution is amended by adding a new paragraph which : Provides that the district court, eohcurrently with the county court, shall have the general jv :isdiction, of a pro- bate court and in a probate proceeding shall also have the jurisdiction otherwise conferred on it by law. It also provides that the legis- lature may increase, dimin- ish, or eliminate the jurisdic- tion of the district court or county court in probate matters, may adopt rules governing the filing, distri- bution, or transfer of cases and proceedings as between the courts having jurisdic- tion of probate matters, and may provide that all appeals in probate matters shall be to the courts of civil ap- peals. The wording of the pro- posed constitutional amend- ment as it will appear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment stating that the district court con- currently with the county court shall have the general jurisdiction of a probate court, and providing the jurisdiction thereof, and further pro- viding that in any pro- bate proceeding the dis- trict court shall also have jurisdiction otherwise conferred upon it by law, and further providing that the legislature may increase, diminish or eliminate the jurisdiction of' the district court or county court in probate matters, and further pro- viding that the legislature shall have power to adopt rules governing the filing, distribution and transfer of all such cases and proceedings as be- tween district courts, county courts and other courts having jurisdiction thereof, sad further pro- viding that the legislature may-provide that all ap- peals, in such matters shall be to the courts of (civil) appeals." NUMBER SEVEN ON THE BALLOT (H.J.R. 6) Article III, Section 49-b of the Texas Constitution is amended to : Provide for an additional Texas veteran after the eran has filed with Board an applicat contract of sale to through the Board the' selected by him or before the purchase been completed, then surviving spouse may plete the transaction. The wording of posed amendment as appear on the ballot follows: "The constituti amendment to fo+" an a( million in bonds or gallons of the Texas for the Land Fund." NUMBER EIGHT ON THE BALLOT (S.J.R. 29) Article XI, of the Constitution is adding a new Sectio which : Authorizes and incorporated cities and villages, population and no standing the limitations on total rates, to levy such valorem taxes on the able property in the town or village as are sary to pay the and interest on, the general obli inafter issued by town, or village. lature is empowered by general or special total principal amc general obligations may be issued, but and until the to do so, the established by respect to the total amount of bonds may be issued by ent school dtricts apply as the rate on cities, towns, lages. The wording of tt posed constitutional ment as it appears ballot is as follow: t "The constitu amendment to cities, towns, a: to levy such taxes as are pay the prin interest on obligations he issued subject to strictions provid law ." NUMBER NINE. ON THE BALL0 ] (S.J.R. 25) Article VIII of Constitution is adding a new which: Allows the by general law, to CLARENDON WHOLESALE SUPPLY Across From Chamberlain Motors Hwy. 287 East Clarendon, Texas Phone 874-2526 Bell.Phone 874-3915 or 874-2576. FOR SALE Housm In Clarendon and Memphis Also Farms and Ranches Listings WantiK! SANDER'S Real Estate Oneta Sanders 8 Somh Alien 874-2533 and cities bordering on the $100 million in bonds or coast of the Gulf of Mexico obligations of the State of are authorized to levy a tax Texas for the Veterans' to pay for bonds issued for Land Fund. This amend- the construction of sea walls ment increases the present and breakwaters upon a majority vote of the resi- dent property tax-payers. Counties and cities are pres- ently authorized to iev, such taxes and this ameno- ment only changes the re- quired vote from a two- thirds majority to a simple majority. The wording of the pro- posed amendment as it will appear on the ballot is as follows: "The constitutional amendment authorizing counties and cities bor- dering on the Gulf of Mexico to issue bonds t $400 million authorization to $500 million; Remove the present pro- vision which permits buying of land only by those vet- erans who served between September 16, 1940 and the date of formal withdrawal of United States troops from the armed conflict in Viet Nam. This amendment would allow all veterans who serve after September 16, 1940 to buy land from the Veterans' Land Fund, provided they are otherwise qualified ; Provide that, in the event of the death of an eligible all real and persona erty used by water supply curl or cooperatives property taxes. The tion would apply. such property as ts ably necessary to the business of a water supply corpora cooperative. The wording of posedcor ment as it will appear ballot is as follows: "The constit amendment the legislature to from property I; tain non-p corporation or - profit water operative."