Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on March 27, 1968 · Page 2
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feULLf-tlN Wednesday, Mar. Sf, 1968| DF4THS- * and FUNERALS « * * C. Garm John Lufh§r Watsan COLEMAN—Services for Grovef G. Gann of Lcaday will be fit 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Stevens Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Shelter), pastor of the Leaday Baptist Church, officiating. Graveside rites will be held at the Concho Cemetery at 4:30 p.ffi. Thursday. Mr. Gann died Tuesday in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Temple. Mr. Gann had lived most of his life In the Leaday area, and was a retired rancher and a member of the Baptist church. He was also a veteran of World War I. Survivors include eight sisters, Mrs. George Murray of Leaday, Mrs. Ike Stenhcns of Leadny, Mrs. J. B. Raker of Slnton, Mrs. Bill Ransharger of Bellinger, Mrs. Miles Young of Colorado Springs, Colo. Mrs. S. P. Woodard, Mrs. Pearl G. Chadwell, and Mrs. H. G. Hubert, all of Junction; two brothers, W. 0. of San Antonio and Walter of Laguna Beach, Calif.; one granddaughter and three great-grandchildren. R. B. Thomas HATTIESBURG, Miss - Funeral for R. B. Thomas, father of Mrs. W. C. Carpenter of 1905 llth St., will be Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in Hattiesburg at Main Street Baptist Church. Mr. Thomas died at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Hattiesburg. He was a benfactor of Howard Payne College, William Carey College in Hattiesburg and Mississippi Baptist College. Other survivors include his wife; and two granddaughters, Miss Carolyn Carpenter of Fort Worth and Mrs. Thomas Seely of Houston. LIKE NEW! Complete Body Straightening A Paintint HOLLEY CHEVROLET Ft. Worth Bwy, 1'b. 64»-66Dl Services for John Luther Wat- 1 son. 72, of 1512 Ave. D will be I at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Cog- i gin Ave. Baptist Church With 1 the Rev. George SiaytOft off!* dating, assisted by the ReV. Bill Fowler. Burial will be 1ft Eastlawn Memorial Park with Davis-Morris Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Watson died at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday at his home following an unexpected illness. He had lived here 13 years after moving from Fredericksburg. A native of Heidenheimer In Bell County, he was born Nov. 5,1895, and was a former School superintendent and a retired supervisor for the Texas Dept. of Public Welfare. He was a veteran of World War I army service, was a member of Coggin Ave. Bap- list Church where he was a deacon, and was a Mason. Mr. Watson married Maydell Rushing at Balllnger in 1921. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. H. D. Shires of Shreveporl, La.; a brother, Jess of Ballinger, and two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Dillard of Temple and Mrs. Lola Plummer of Ferris. The family requests memorials be sent to the international student fund at Howard Payne College. Mrs. Jessie Edwards COMANCHE (BBQ-Services for Mrs. Jessie T. Edwards, 75, of Comanche were to be at 2 p.m. today in Comanche Funeral Home with the Rev. S. J. Isham officiating. Burial was to be in Oakwood Cemetery. Mrs. Edwards died at 2 a.m. Tuesday in a local hospital. Born Oma Cumy Hilliard Oct. 2G, 1892, in Texas she had lived in Comanche for the past 50 years. She was married Nov. 13, 1908, in Comanche and was a member of the Baptist Church. Her husband died in 1956. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Stapp of Midland; three sons, Victor of Tacoma, Wash., Melvin of Midland and Harold of Wichita Falls; three sisters, Mrs. John Green of Floydada, Mrs. Opal Fox of Portales, N.M., and Airs. Chester Owens of Comanche; two brothers, Walter Hilliard of RoswelJ, N.M., and Charley of Brady; 26 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Outside Influences Compete With Campaigners in Texas fey fHE ASSaClAffit) PRESS Outside influences keep moving tip to vie with home state campaigner's for the interest of prospective Texas voters. One such factor is an impending visit by former Alabama Gov. Geofge Wallace in behalf of his presidential candidacy. An aide disclosed Tuesday that Wallace intends to spend April 25-27 bidding fof support In the Lone Star Slate, making stops in Dallas, Houston and various East Texas points. DOCTORS ELLIS & ELLIS OPTOMETRISTS Call (or appointment 643-0184 or 308 Citizens Bank Bide. REBECCA SLAYTON . . . Evening Lions Lions Choose Miss Slayton Rebecca Slayton, 17-year-old daughter of Rev. and Mrs. George Slayton of Brownwood and a senior at Brownwood High School, is the latest 'entry for Lions queen of District 2A-1 convention due here April 5 and 6. Miss Slayton, who will represent the Brownwood Evening Lions Club, is a member of the all-state choir, the Lionettes drill team, National Honor Society, and the local chapter of the American Field Service. The queen candidate was drill team captain for this past year and is active in Future Homemakers of America work and vocational office education. She is vice president of TARS (Teens Aid the Retarded) and is active in the youth work of the Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. She also works for 15 hours a week at a local cosmetics studio. Mrs. Arthur Warren DE LEON (BBC) - Services for Mrs. Arthur (Gertrude) Warren, 77, of De Leon arc pending at Higginbotham Funeral Home. Mrs. Warren died at 3:30 a.m. today in Harris Hospital in Fort Worth from burns she received Friday at her home in De Leon. Wallace's national campaign coordinator* Tom turnipseed, Said tfie Ameridati Party candl< date will seek a required minimum of 14,259 registered voters to hold their own precinct conventions May 4—the same date the Democrats and Republicans hold their Texas primaries. Success in this maneuver is necessary to get the name of Wallace on the state's November genefal election ballot as the American Party nominee. Tentative moves by two otiier political groups developed at the same time in Dallas. One is the Texas Badgers for McCarthy-Kennedy, whieh acting chairman Robert Jung at Southern Methodist University Man Seriously Hurt in Crash Henry Newman Of Odessa was reported in serious condition at Brownwood Memorial Hospital this morning. Newman was injured In a one car accident this morning when his pickup went off a median into a ditch throwing the engine completely out of the vehicle. Newman was pinned in the wreckage until a wrecker arrived on the scene. According to Patrolman Tommy Honeycutt, he had been pinned into the wreckage for quite a while. The accident occurred at about 2:15 a.m. today two miles west of Blanket. Newman suffered a fractured left leg, fractured right clavicle, fractured left second rib and a badly fractured jaw. deseribed as made up largely of SMU students and faculty fneffi* hers ttm Wisconsin. SHH another movement is named Voung Citizens fof Jonfison-Humphfey, headed by Young Democrats leader Tom Prentice, 16, of Richardson and pledged to work far reelection of the president. There was no letup, mean* while, in the pace of candidates stumping from one end of the state to another in quest of the Democratic nomination for governor. Don Yarborough asserted at Houston, his home town, and again in San Antonio that he was fighting as a respresenta- tlve Of exploited people against "a brazen attempt" by corporate interests to buy the governor's chair. Yarborough said, "Never have I seen such a river of money poured upon the people in propaganda, jungles, television and radio spots, and billboards carrying the names and faces of the millionaire candidates against us." Lt. Gov. Preston Smith, like some of his rivals, deplored "the blight overtaking many of our physical resources ... In every section of the state" as he talked to supporters at Aransas Pass today. Speaking earlier at San Antonio, Smith applauded local officials' handling of "potentially violent situation last summer." He added that "in maintaining law and order in Texas, we must recognize that experienced leadership can be a grreat help in dealing with any explosive situation." De Leon Men Set iWiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifliiisiiiM HOSPITAL UITTLI aiRLS' plold canvas oxfords, cushion insole, crepe type out- soles, built for long wear. Sizes 5 to § and 8'/? to WOMEN'S 4 eyelet vos oxfords. Cu$hio.. *ole, crepe type outsol Sizes 4Vi to White, Faded Block, pr Red. j' 4 fyelet cgnves ^...^.fc |om* jtyllna, as women'*, Colors: Fodec Blue, White, or Red. UV4 to i. BOYS' canvas p| 0 > p*forcjf. Hepvy duty bumpei to* construction, cushion in- totes. Faded Plue in slies to 8 arid 8V? to I?/ (EDITOR'S NOTE: Information for this column released by authority of patient or relative.) MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Admissions Monday Brownwood — Mrs. Lulu Whitely, 2618 Durham St.; Mrs. Mary G. Pinkston, 2010 Temple St.; J. C. McQueen, 1107 Magnolia St. Blanket-Mrs. Alberta Holcomb. Zephyr—Mrs. E. B. Lilly. Dismissals Monday Brownwood — Mrs. Frances H. Foster, 1101 Eighth St.; Dorman Lofton, 203 Cordell St.; Mrs. Omah D. Teague, 3404 Vincent; Mrs. J. M. Wood, Rt. 2; Mrs. Donna Weslerman, 3406 Austin Ave.; Don D. Noll, 811 15th St.; Mrs. Alvin Weather- DM- (CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1) people, as well, to hear Miss Dorothy Mclntosh's Brownwood a cappella choir. "For certainly," she said, "they are one of the best group of singers in Texas." James Thompson, political science major from Crystal City, is serving as chairman of the DIA student committee. Helping Mrs. Schroeder on her committee are K. J, Bragdon, Dr. H. L. Cravens Jr., Mrs. Robert Dobson, Ellis Neece Elsey, Dr. A. J. Quinn, A. C. Garvin, Mrs. William S. Evans, George Hine, Miss Tessica Martin, Mrs, L. Mahon Spencer, and Frederick L. Thiebaud. Other Highlights Other highlights of DIA week include a Friday night performance by the Weslaco High School Sing-Out '68 group, to be held in the Brownwood Coliseum starting at 7:30 p.m. The DIA program, now in its 13th year, was inspired by Howard Payne's president, Dr. Guy D. Newman. The program, is centered around the history, the heritage and the present of 'America. mon and baby, 2306 First St.; Mrs. Lillie Philips St. Santa Anna — Mrs. Bernice Yancy. Gatesville—Ace E. Myrick. Bangs — Mrs. Leona B. Graves, Comanche — Myra Joyce Plumlee. BIRTHS A son, David Lance, to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Carter of 2205 Dartrnore, March 25, Memorial Hospital. Maternal grandparents are Wanda Martin of Brownwood and Billy Tom Martin of Jl-juston. Paternal grandparents are Mr. j and Mrs. John Carter of Abilene. IRVING - A son, Michael Damon, to Mr. and Mrs. John Park, March 22. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Chester G. Jones of Grand Prairie. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. G. 0. Park of Okolona, Ark. and maternal great grandmother is Mrs. G. T, Lovelace of Brownwood. */ htvt h«a your Allernty ftr tin «4 { Mwy «/ >'»K j»y thtf I ht)vt 4"** Iht job mil. Btctujt oj Mii, / tm ttiuif >'?* Xo frwol' W ") Dulrifl ' ' — ' mih." §R1FFJN, Jr. ***********i**t****' IUST * { GORDON GRIFFIN, Jr, J I TffiW I * DISTRICT JUDGE I * FaUJ m- AST, * Retirement Ceremony Tonight for Garvin A ceremony honoring the retirement of A. C. Garvin, executive vice president of Howard Payne College, as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve quartermaster ceremony, will be today at 7:30 p.m. in Walker Memorial library at HPC. Garvin, a native Texan who has lived in Brownwood since 1922, will have completed 27 years as a member of the armed forces, Charges Filed Here In Theft of Checks Charges of theft over $50 have been filed in Pet. 1 Justice of the Peace Court, against N. W. Landers in connection with the March 15 theft of three Santa Fe payroll checks in the amounts of $40l?7, $329.15 and! $366. Landers was arrested in Cleburne Tuesday. The checks were reported, stolen from the Santa Fe Bail^ wsy office here March 15. The investigation was conducted, by Santa. Fe Railway special agent George BeU and the Brpwnwood Police JACK KMJff i . i tew president Knott Heads Lions Club Jack Knott, manager of the Brownwood Coil; cum, was elected president of the Brownwood Lions Club at the Tuesday noon meeting of the club. Others named to offices include Dr. Bryce Reid, first vice president; Ewart E. Phillips, and Arnold Hcrdman, second vice presidents; Charles Por ter, immediate past president, and Myrl Furry, Hon tamer. And, Robert ChiiHs, talltwist- er; George McKay, secretary; Tommie Walling, treasurer; Sandy King, representative to Texas Lions Camp for Crippled Children; B. C. Drinkard and Karl M. Thorson, two-year directors; Richard Sharpe and Pat McShan, holdover directors for one year. During the meeting Bob Childs outlined the program for the 2A-1 Lions convention scheduled here for April 5 and 6. Attending the meeting as guests were G. C. Mobley, Jim Lancaster, Lecois Goddard and Jimmy Embrey. Charles Porter presided. DE LEON (BBC)-pians lot eofhbattini proposed legislation {6 legalize liquor by the drink, and pafimutuel totting were discussed at a recent meeting 6f business men, ministers, and other interested persons of the community. At the meeting the group ! laid the foundation for plans to 'ftdit material t6 show the people of De Leon suffoundiflg area 6fi the problems 6f these two legislation matters. A ministerial alliance will be organized, and on April 27, the group will have a house to house canvas explaining the situation to the people, then on May 5, the men will offer transportation for people to get to the polls. Persons attending the meeting induced Rev. Dewey Lamb, j Minister Payne Hattox, Lex | Shelby, Hiram Smith, Jr., F. I W. Seckinger, Rev. Bobby Weathers, Robert Kay, Clifford Gaazier, Don McClellan. Rev. T. W. Chapman, Clarence Craig, Jack Neal and Roy Oglesby. Brownwood Bulletin til I. Lit £ublliM« Ivlrf lv»n.mS ixettft Situ*. jjy, Irtd Sundiy tfiormns by MOWN- WOOb PU6LI5HINO CO., P, 0. BOT ItM, §rowrtwsoa. TltSJ 7SS01. S C'»U costjjt it 6rowrtwt»d, Te*U. , ESlter rlrtl. BY CARRIER 6Y WEEK: 40 e»iti. BY MAIL in ffi* following counties: CaUahsm Eastland, Eralh, Corrianchc.. Hsrnlilon, MIIU, S»n Saba, McCulioch, Coleman and Brown JiS.60 otf year; *is*wh*r* $21 .M per year. MEMBEft 6? tHfe ASSOCIAttb PRESI TM ASlxlat«d Pf«j » exeluslvtly en. titled le vhe use fbf publication 61 an fhi local hewi published herelf. All rights of republication of tpiciai dij- ftt*« dUpJ'chsS aredlted to H or not ,-therwIse credited In thlj paper and alto right! at rtpubllcatlen if ipeclal d>. datchat »f« «uo rwtrvM. Santa Anna Coach Resigns SANTA ANNA - Wendell Robinson, head football coach at Santa Anna for the past two years, has resigned to accept a similar position at Merkel High School. His resignation is effective April 6. Filing Cabinet Taken at School A filing cabinet reported missing from North Elementary School today at 8:15 a.m. was recovered shortly afterward by Brownwood police. The safe was discovered in the Williams Branch Creek near Buck Bennie's Drive-In shortly after 9 t..m. Police said one of the students from the school noticed a report card floating in the creek. According to Lt. Vic Fowler, who is investigating the incident, it is not known how entrance to the office was gained and that the file cabinet contained only first grade report cards. Most of them were still intact when the cabinet was taken from the creek. Mexican Dinner Set By Zephyr Seniors ZEPHYR — Senior students of Zephyr High School will sponsor a homemade Mexican dinner Friday, with serving to begin at 5 and continue until 8 p.m. in the school lunchroom. Meal will consist of tamales, enchiladas, Spanish rice, beans and salad. Tickets will be $1.50 for adults, 75 cents for students and 50 cents for pre-school age children. County Cancer Group Meets Here Tonight Brown County chapter of the American Cancer Society will meet today at 7:30 p.m. in Wright's chapel to discuss plans for the April cancer crusade. Charles P. Taylor Jr., district representative from San Angelo, is to show a training film to show new workers crusade procedures,. County crusade chairman for 1968 is Joe AUen Adams. Pat Davidson, local president, is to preside over the meeting. CfcinifiirFfciTi BIT* grw i M Dri*f In W, Cgmmerce Ato Thtfltrf 6454393 % u f STARTS TONITK — SHOW STARTS AT PVSK Camp Bowie Ofl¥f lfl POOR BOY NITf! Jl.QQ CARLOAD! Brgdy Hwy, Thitrrt 6434441 Show Starts «t Pusk "600DIYI CHAIMi" «1!ft Comanche 4-Hers Hold Competition COMANCHE-Twenty 4-Hers from Comanche County participated in county eliminations Saturday. These 4-Hers plus winners in other contests will compete at District 8 4-H eliminations In Stephenville April 20. Those presenting demonstrations were awarded blue ribbons as county winners. Those presenting demonstrations were: Jane Jolly and Leah Dudley, senior civil defense demonstration; Kerwin Stephens and Pam Miller, senior cooperative demonstration Terry Seay and Shannon Seay, junior cooperative demonstration; David Luker and Gayland Stephens, junior farm and ranch management team demonstration; Wayne Robertson and John Key, junior field crops demonstration. Also Debbie Hurst and Mike Hurst, junior horse demonstration; Steve Rowel!, senior natural resources demonstration; Darrell Riewe and D o n n i e Riewe, junior naeural resources team demonstration; Mark Littlejohn, junior natural re- Tot Is Injured By Auto in City David Deeds, 5, son of Mrs. John Deeds, of 1707 Holcomb St. was treated and released at Brownwood Memorial Hospital Tuesday for injuries he suffered when he was struck by a car driven by Ruby Sparks Jackson. The accident occurred at Austin and Idlewild. The incident was reported to Brownwood police at 6:20 p.m. Police also investigated an accident reported to them at 11:48 a.m. Tuesday. A two-car collision at Fisk near North Broadway involved a 1962 car driven by Edna Browning Johnson of Blanket and a 1962 car driven by Mable Clara Dabney of Blanket. Otter's Antics One of the peculiar, but practical, antics of the sea otter is its manner of feeding on shellfish. The creature dives for a fish and a stone, lays on his back, places the stone on his chest and hammers the shellfish open. sources demonstration; ant Wayne Byrd, and Cliff Conway, junior vegetable production and marketing demonstration. Share-the-fun winners will present their acts at the district contest, The junior group is from the Comanche 4-H Club with Jud Robinson, Debbie Games, Janda Steward, Kerrie Jolley, Sally Key, Nancy Froh and Brennan Pinkerton. The senior group is from the Gus- eine 4-H Club with Arlene Adams, Marcene Luker, Sherry White and David Savage. The 4-H favorite food show winners Jane Pair and Elayne Pair, De Leon 4-H Club, will enter the district show. ' County eliminations will be held to select the winners In the tractor contest and the rifle contest this week. Other demonstrations and teams which will enter'district contests are senior entomology team of Carol'Byrd, Gail Conway and Donnie Daniels; junior electrical demonstration team of Wes Seay and Ric Dudley;; senior farm and ranch management demonstration of Mary Helen Cunningham; seior food and nutrition educational activity of Marsha 'Johnson; junior food and nutrieion educational activity of Jeanette Walker; and senior natural resources team demonstration of Buddy Lane and Linda Lu Lane. Adults coaching the 4-H members are Mrs. Houston Jolley, Mrs. Charles Dudley, Mrs. Loyd Schul, Mrs. George Stephens, Mrs. Harold Seay, Mrs. John Robertson, Mrs. Marvin Hurst, Mrs. Gayle McCullough, Mrs. Phil Riewe, Mrs. Ted LittleJohn, Mrs. Jerry Conway, Mrs. D. F. Pair, Mrs. Deryl Johnson, Mrs. Ollie Walker, Mrs. Dorothy Byrd, Mrs. Ed Seay, Mrs. Burton Cunningham, Mrs. Bill Lane, Burton Cunningham, Wade Davis, and Dwight Brightman, (Pgid Pol. Adv.) 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