Cincinnati Enquirer, 2 November, 1966
THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER I 126TI! YEAR NO. ifI I ; ' . V V .:4 r ' ' V -v -v V - : - 4 . ytf U And Now . . Masks Hide Precious It Was A Trick, But 2 Little Girls Are Reunited RIALTO, Calif. ue "Don't you know these girls?" 2074INAL EDITION She Lavs Them Down To Sleep Ami Prays . Mrs. Williams tucks her daughters into bod once more in the joyful weeping were Mrs. Williams' two other children, Rickey. 10, and vault of a suburban Fon-tana Fon-tana Fon-tana branch of the bank of $197,528 in cash, $158,900 in WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 2, P Wmphoto Mr. Schmitt said he made a reservation for the man and two girls Monday. luiry ure Spot Cincinnati, passed over by the National Football League Tuesday, may have an American Football League franchise in its pocket by Thanksgiving. NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle, in New Orleans to announce award of a franchise franchise to that city, said he would meet with a Joint conference committee of the two leagues In about a week. He also said there would be a meeting of both leagues shortly before Thanksgiving, "and it's very possible that a deel- deel- Treat With Mom a couple of negatives." Mrs. Williams said she filed for divorce a month 1966 PRICE 10 slon about the 1968 franchise franchise will be made at that time." The commissioner indicated indicated that Cincinnati may have the inside track in AFL expansion, but he declined declined to commit the 1968 franchise to Cincinnati Tuesday, saying only that "we intend to keep in close touch with your people." Mr. Rozelle said the formal formal announcement of the award may "possibly be made within six weeks." The only other city that is in contention for the franchise franchise is Seattle. "And Seattle Seattle voters turned down a stadium two months ago," he said. Meanwhile the Paul Brown group switched gears and pledged full support for an AFL team here. The group had been seeking the NFL franchise which was awarded to New Orleans Ad Bet 7 Juveniles Die Trying CENTS HOME DELIVERED 50c A WEEK Dears In AF Tuesday morning. John Wiethe, spokesman for a second group that wants to operate the football football franchise here also indicates indicates his backers would be interested in an AFL team. "Our big goal has been to get a team on the field in 1967," said Mr. Rozelle. "Now that the decision has been made we can start looking toward 1968. "There's been a great interest interest in Cincinnati," he added. "But we don't have any timetable for announcing announcing the 1968 franchise, but we would like to do it as soon as we are able. I hope possibly within six weeks." The NFL and the AFL are to merge by 1970 and Mr. Rozelle is to be commissioner commissioner of the combined operation. operation. The commissioner said a key factor in awarding the .For 1967 franchise to New Orleans Orleans was Tulane University's University's 82,ooo-seat 82,ooo-seat 82,ooo-seat Sugar Bowl. During the New Orleans press conference, Mr. Ro-zelle's Ro-zelle's Ro-zelle's only hint of Cincinnati Cincinnati and the 1968 franchise was this statement: "We are very lmpl'tsil'd wTJl trie city and we are still looking looking into the stadium picture picture there. We expect something something very shortly." MR. ROZELLE said he had remained in close touch "with Cincinnati people during during the past 24 hours," but he declined to elaborate. Vice Mayor Eugene Ruehlmann said he talked with Mr. Rozelle Just prior to the announcement of the New Orleans franchise. "I'm not in a position to reveal any additional Information," Information," Mr. Ruehlmann said. "I'm Just very optimistic optimistic about 1968."