Kerrville Mountain Sun from Kerrville, Texas on December 8, 1965 · Page 1
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Kerrville, Texas
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Wednesday, December 8, 1965
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KERRVILLE MOUNTAIN HARVESTER OF HAPPENINGS IN TUB HEART 0' THE HILLS VOLUME 85 18 Pagea in 3 Section KERRVILLE, KERB COUNTY, TEX AS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1066 lOc Per Copy No. 7 AAUW Sponsored Chinese Nightingale To Be Given Thursday ft "The Chinese Nightingale" will er from a serious illness, the be the first of the series of Children's Plays to be sponsored by (the American Association of Uni- Teraity Women, and will be given Thursday afternoon in the Municipal Auditorium, at three o'clock, ffhe plays are for children in the fifth grade and younger. One of Hans Christian Anderson's most thrilling fairy tales. Long, long ago far away in China, a little gray nightingale, pleased the Emperor with his singing until one day a marvelous mechanical bird made of gold and precious jewels was sent from the Emperor of Japan. The mechanical bird could sing so sweetly when wound up with the golden key. The Emperor of China was so pleased and amused with it that he banished the little gray nightingale, that flew back to the beautiful forest. At last, tha mechanical bird broke and the real nightingale returned and saved the Emperor's life with his singing. The second of the series will be: "Fernando Columbus Goes Adventuring With His Father"— When Christopher Columbus set out on his fourth voyage to the new world, he had on board his young son, Fernando, who was 13 years old. It was a new experience for Fernando. The thrilling experiences he had in the trip; standing watch on his fathers the great storms at sea, are but a few of the incidents reported in his "log." This will be January 20. • , "Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates." The canals are covered with ice, it is St. Nicholas Eve, and Hans and his sister, Gretel are skating on wocden skates that Hans had carved with his knife. Many exciting things happen, the meeting of the famous surgeon who cures Father Brink- grand race competition on the canal for the Silver Skates and the solving of the two family mysteries, make this a happy play. This will be here April 22. Seasr.n tickets for all three plays are $1.50 and are on sale at all schools and at the auditorium box office before each performance. Each performance will be at 3:00 p.m. and will run approximately one hour. All children with tickets will be released from school in plenty of time for the 3 o'clock curtain. Parents vill have to arrange transportation. light Teams inter Tivy 'Cage Tourney The annual Tivy Invitationa Basketball Tournament will be held here Friday and Saturday with eight teams participating according to Jim Reid, coach. Talcing part will be teams from New Braunfels, who have an out standing team this year, Hclmes of San Antonio; Uvalde, Pleasan ton, Del Rio, Lumpasas and Fredericksburg. The Antlers took part in the South San Antonio Tournament last week end, winning from Pleasanton 60-30, and losing to Killccn 83-65 and Devine, 58-48. Coach Reid is pleased with the progress of his boys and reports that Jimmie Stephens, who placed on the second team of the All- Tournament selections. Tivy was in Uvalde Tuesday evening for a game. Center Point Wins Regional Title, 24-14 The Center Point Pirates, their classmates and residents of the community are living on a long awaited crest of victory, following the 24-14 victory of the Pirates over New Waverly, here Saturday evening. The win gave Center Point the Regional Cham pionship of Class B 8-Man, Re gion Three. This is as far as the csimpetition goes, and it was the second such championship won by the Pirates, the first having been in 1955. The loss was a severe blow to Coach Bob Hardy and his boys from New Waverly, as they had won'four previous titles! New Waverly scored first on Coach Jerry Moore's boys, but the P i r a t e s q u i c k 1 y found themselves and led 16-6 at the beginning of the second quarter, and won by the 24-14 score. All of the scoring was made in the first half. Halfback Darryel Perry was the big gun for the Pirates and scored the three touchdowns. Allen Kaiser, the heads-up quarterback completed passes to Robert Bohnert, in the first and second quarters and tossed the extra two-point pass to Gerald Fritz. Perry was the Pirates leading ball carrier with 114 yards on 17 carries. Fritz gained 64 yards on eight carries, and Kaiser completed 13 passes for 158 yards. Sammy Carson was a standout in the defensive game, who made 14 tackles, Perry as linebacker made 15, and Bohnert and Bobby Otwell, guard, made 12 each. The Pirates made 14 first dawns to New Waverly's 15. Outstanding for New Waverly were Raymond Klawinski, and Tom Kelland, who were responsible for the two touchdowns. The Pirates ended the season with nine wins and three losses. PHOTOGRAPHER JORNS visited the recreation rooms at the Kerrville State Hospital Tuesday and had such a wonderful time, trying to decide what was the most attractive setting. Unable to-decide, he took two pictures. In this one the Christmas Tree is featured, and assisting are Mrs. John Fisher, Mrs. H. W. Curric, Mrs. Loyd Mitchell and Mrs. Ethel Brown. Rites Saturday For Nelson Yarbrough, 83 Services were hdd Saturday in the Plummer-Smith chapel for Nelson Yarbnvugb, 83, of Ingram, who died Thursday in the Peterson ^ospital. Interment was in the Nichols Cemetery. A native of Louisiana, he lived in San Antonio and served on the police force there for many years He retired 12 years ago and moved t« Ingram. He is survived By a son and a daughter, whose addresses were unknown. Ben Jackson is a patient in the Peterson Hospital this sveck recuperating from a stroke which he suffered while visiting his* Sister in Palestine. Mr. and Mrs Jackson had been to Beaumont and went on to Palestine for Visit. He returned to Kerrville Monday by ambulance, REV. ROBERT WILLIAMS Rev. Williams Accepts St. Paul's Church Rev. and Mrs. Robert Williams and children have moved to Kcrr- ille and he has accepted the pas- orate of St. Paul's Methodist Church. They came here from the Methodist pastorate in Bertram. Prior to that service he had >cen assistant pastor of the St Stephens Church in San Antonio. le is a native of San Angelo, and a graduate of the Southern Methodist University and the 'erkins School of Theology. The schedule for the meetings of the church group this week include the official board at 7:30 j.m. Wednesday, and choir rc- learsal at 7 p.m. Thursday with the Young Adult Quest group at 8:00 p.m. Weather High temperature for the week was 72 degrees Monday und the low was 30 degrees Sunday and Tuesday. Mrs. John A. Harris, U. S. Weather Observer, reported thai 2.64 inches of ruin fell during the week. Rites Monday For Jesus Ayala, 74 Funeral services for Jesiu Ayala, 74, were held Monday ii the Plummer-Smith chapel one interment was in the Moiwtain View Cemetery. Ho died in the San Antonio Tuberculosis Hospita Saturday after a two-year illness He was a native, of KerrviJJe and was employed as a ranch hand. He is survived by two bro there, Tony and Bruncj Ayala o this city. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Miller Jr., and Mrs. W. W. Miller are ill San Anlonio where Mr. Mille is undergoing treatment Jn tin Nix Hospital. He has been il for several days, Tivy Band Wins First In Uvalde The Tivy High School Band, who placed first in the Division of Marching Bands in the con test held in Uvalde Saturday, will be presenting a concert Thursday evening, December 16, in the Municipal Auditorium. The program will consist of! solos, quartets and other divisions of the bands as well as choral numbers. M. E. Smith is the band director. The concert, is open to the public and there will be no admission charge. The event is being sponsored by the High School Parent-Teacher 'Association. Rites Wednesday For Otto D. Yokley. 78 Funeral services for Otto D. Yokley, 78, will be held Wednesday morning from the Plummcr- Smith chapel with Rev. Gordon Roe of the Hunt Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Garden of Memories. A resident of Ingram, his death occurred Sunday evening at the Peterson Memorial Hospital after a brief illness, attributed to a heart ailment. He was a native of Mineral Wells, and 'had ranched in the Texas Panhandle and in South Dakota before moving to Kerr County about seven years ago, Ho had retired frcmi active ranching and raised quarter horses. He is survived by his wife of the home address, a daughter, Mrs. J. T. Burnett of Canadian, a brother, Sid Yokley of California, two grandchildren ami four greai grandchildren. Mrs. Gail Hutton of Phcenix, Arizona was hero last week for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. James Short and Mr. and Mrs. V. P. Tippett, They attended the Billy SHOP EARLY! MAIL EARLY! Six Cases Tried In County Court Six cases were tried in Judge Julius Neunhoffer's Kerr County Court this week, and all waivec trial by jury. Charlie Fred Becker ptead nolo contendre on charges of driving while intoxicated, was found gull ty, fined $50 and costs, and given three days in jail. George Wallace Mains plead nolo contendre to charges of ag gravated assault with a motor vehicle, was found guilty, fined $350 and costs, and given a 60 day jail sentence. He was placet on probation for the jail term. Matt Richter plead guilty to charges of defraud by worthies! check and was f toed $25 and costs Fred K. Thomas plead guilty to charges of defraud by worthies! check, and was fined $25 and costs. John W. Addison of Lufkin and Noel L. Bell of Cleburne plead guilty to charges of taking a wild turkey from a public high way, and were fined $100 ead and had their licenses forfeited Thomas Lumley plead guilty to charges of attaching bonus tag to a buck deer, and was fine< $25 and costs. Kiwanis Club To Hear About Medina Home Dempsey Simpson, superinten dent of the Medina Children's Home will be the speaker for the Kiwanis luncheon, to be held REV. EARL DICt'S Bishop Dicus To Speak At St. Peter's The Rt. Rov. R. Earl Dicus, Suffragan Bishop of West Texas will bo at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Sunday, December 12, to confirm a group of young people and adults presented by the Rev. William P. Weeks, rector. The Service of Confirmation will be at !):15 a.m. and Bishop Dicus will deliver the sermon at both the 9:15 and 11 services. There will be a reception in the Parish House honoring Bishop Dicus ami the confirmands between the 9:15 and 11 services. Graham Crusade in while she was here, Houston Talk About Hot Seats , . . Kerrville Firemen discovered a "hot scat" at 12:20 Tuesday morning at the W. W. Miller Lumber Yard. An electric coffee |x>t had been left on, and was sitting in ii wooden chair. By the time (he fire alarm was turned on, a deep, round hole had been burned in the chair seat. During the week, the Firemen answered a false alarm at the V. A. Hospital. Dr. Bullard, Former Mayor, Dies Tuesday Funeral services for Dr. John Lovic Billiard, 70 will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. from the Plummer-Smith Chapel. .Rev. William P. Weeks, assisted by Rev. B. E. Breton will officiate. Interment with Masonic rites, will be in the Garden of Memories. Dr. Bullard's death occurred suddenly -Tuesday afternoon of a heart ailment. He had not been feeling very well for several days, but had not been ill until the fatal seizure. He had practiced dentistry in Kerrville for 32 years and re- :ired the first of August due to lis health, but remained active in the community activities. He was a native of Bullard; in Smith County, and after attending Ihe Southwestern University, received his degree in Dentistry 'rani the Tulane University. He >egan the practice of dentistry soon after. He was married in 1916 to Miss Blanche Powell of Dallas, and served as a captain in the Dental Corps during World War One. Since living in Kerrville he served as mayor of the city for six consecutive terms, was a past president of the Texas League of Municipalities, was a member of the executive board of Ihc American Municipal Association and served on the Economic Advisory Committee for the Governor of Texas. He was a life member and past master of the Masonic Lodge, a member of the Scottish and York Rites and of the Shrine. He was a past president and a past lieutenant governor of the Kiwanis Club. (Continued on Page 6) Thursday at noon in the Blue Bonnet Hotel. The Key Club were hi charge of the program for the ddy with the • club president, Danny Sowards, directing the meeting. The occasion was honoring the press and citations were presented to representatives of both Kerrville newspapers. Ken Slate made the presentation. Bob Barton, Friends will learn with regret of (he illness of Mi's. A. G. Jrvin, who is a patient in the Peterson Hospital, county attorney, was introduced by Albert Reiter, and Barton's address was the legal aspects of the duties and responsibilities of the press. Miss Cindy Brundrett, Key Club Sweetheart was presented to the group. The Key Club "key" was given to Manly Cooper Jr. About 25 Key dub members were in attendance. Sowards asked the cooperation of the Kiwanians in sponsoring the "Little League" Basketbal tournament, which will be helc after Christmas. Janis Chism Wins Top Honors In Wool Contest Miss Janis Chism, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chism, and,president of the Tivy Future Homemakers, won first place, ,di- ion..honors at the -District V and VI "Make It With Wool Contest," in Sonora, Saturday. ixty-five participants from 15 :ounties, participated in the event. She Will represent District V and VI- at the state contest to >e held at College Station, Jan- lary 8.. To enter the must construct 100% wool and ment and the accessories she has chosen,- before a panel of three judges. The garment is also judged on construction techni ques. . . , Also participating were Lin Holekamp, in the sub-deb di- division, and Caroline Reeves in the senior division. Kerr Students Listed On S.I. Honor Rolls Students from this area to be listed on Dean W. C. Weir's honorable mention list for the second six - weeks term o school include Camille Hamilton Bandera; Carolyn Maloclab James Howard Oelze, Al Go-don Reading and Jane Williams o Kerrville and Carol Jean Sen tesi of Center Point. High school honorable men tion includes Don Paxton, T Frank Smith IV, and Ed Mai-tin Sorrell, all of Kerrville. Virgil Houston Is New Deputy Sheriff Virgil D. Houston was appointee! as Deputy Sheriff, Ingram night watchman, at a special ses- sicn of the Kerr County Commis- sionrs Court Friday. The court accepted the resignation of Robert L. Gibson, and named Houston upon the application of Sheriff Leon Maples. The court set the salary at $100 per month, plus P) cor allowance* Gun Shop And Mail Box Are Victimized Sheriff Leon Maples reported two offenses during the week: a robbery of a gun shop and a dam aged mail box. Charles Alford of Hunt, reported that seven rifle scopes wore taken from his shop Satur day. These included fow K-4, two with posts and two with cross hair markings, and three- six pow er over-size scopes. A mail box at Inf ram was shot full of holes around midnight Sun day, JANIS CHISM Amahl To Be Featured Here Sunday "Amahl and the Night Visitors" will be the community - wide Christmas program presented by the Kerrville Ministerial Alliance Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Municipal Auditorium. This beautiful Christmas story, concerns a poor crippled shepherd bey, his imagination, his mother, and a strange and exciting visit he receives from three kings one winter night. The story centers around the crippled boy who lives in poverty with his mother. As Amahl and his mother are going to sleep one night, three kings, on the way to visit "a Child" stop by then- hut. The mother hurries out to gather wood for the fire and to call the shepherds to bring food. The lives of Amahl and his mother are dramatically changed as a result of the visit of the kings. Amahl will be played by Louis Real, II, 'and the mother by Mrs. Edward Schlieter. The kings are Tommy Allen, Gordon Roe and Frank Christian of San Antonio, and the Page wil be J. Fitzgerald. Directing "Amahl" will be Ford Ainsworth, with Mrs. Henry Poetter at the piano. Choregraphy is by Mrs. Jim Ycwnts while Don Baxter is chorus director. John D Byrd New Manager At Legion V.A. Word was received in Kerrville Wednesday of last week that John D. Byrd of Atlanta, Georgia would be the new director of the Veterans Administration Hospital, and would succeed Dr. Otis N. Shelton. No word has been,, received- as to the date of the arrival of -the new director. contest, a girl a garment of model the gar- Busy We«lc In Judge Orr's Justice Court Judge Raymond .Orr reported two criminal cases were heard in his Justice of the Peace Court for Precinct One, and seven cases filed in the small claims court. Zeke Guilierrez was placed under a $100 peace bond. Alvis L. Switzer was fined $18.50 for having no valid driver's license. The small claims cases were: B. N. Talbert vs. Bragg Neon Sign Co., of San Antonio. Dick Furman Agency vs. Mrs. Winnie Lee Cannon for $55.00; against Mrs. Naomi Jackson for $14.00; against Reubin A. Picket* for $45.00, and against Dr. L. R. Bailey for $6.03. David M. Dunham, D. D. S., vs. Stove Leach, 1705 Deer Trail, for $57.00. A. H. Kiefer vs. John Daugherty for $21.30. Elgin Peck vs. Betty Davis for $17.74. PRESIDENT of the Kerrville Board of Realtors, Jim Looker was installed last week. 6 Babies Born At Peterson Hospital There were six babies born at the Sid Peterson Hospital during the week according to Administrator E. J. Bartels, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Espinoisa, Legion Drive, Boy, December 1. Mr. and Mrs, Wilfred Lewis, 301 Blank St., Boy, December 1, Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Fortune, Medina, Boy, December 1. •Mr. and Mrs. Don Mays, 505 Ross, Girl, December 4. Mr. and Mrs. Helmut Borkowski, 383 Guadalupe St., Qjrl, December 5. . , . Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Keese, Medina, Girl, December || Five Marriage Licenses ssued Five marriage licenses were issued this week by Miss Enunw Muenker, Kerr County Clerk. Forest Janves Strantz, 48, and Aime Belle Peterson, 43. Ramon Gutierrez, 24, and Pauline Villarreal, 22. Robert Burgess Chronister,, 21, San Antonio, and Miss Bfllie Re. gina Cade, 17. Jessie VMiareli Menchaca, 23, San Antonio, and Miss Mary J3s* ter Olivarcz, 16. Larry Wayne TampJin, 83, and. Miss Patey Ann Brown, |7, both of Katy. A Mrs. F. H. Sawyje is a patient in the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, recuperating from sm 1 - gery which she underwent Tue* day. She sustained a fall at one of the elementary schools white on duty as food supervisor, in March, 'and surgery on her spine was performed to

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