Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on December 4, 1967 · Page 1
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Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas · Page 1

Brownwood, Texas
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Monday, December 4, 1967
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BfcOWNWOOD AREA; Mostly tonight and Tuesday. A little warfnef id* nighf. low 43 to 50. Maximum temperaliftrc here Suft- day 56, overnight low 34. Sunset today 5-26. sunrise Tuesday 7:20. Brownwood Bulletin TURNING WARMtft PASSS TODAY feftaWNW66b, TEXAS, MONbAY, blClM&E* 4, VHl VOL. 68 NO. 44 10 Cents bdlly, IS CihU Lion»McKinney [ Clash Saturday | Tickets In Saturday's Browmvood - McKinney j | Class AAA semi-final football game in Fort Worth | I are being printed and will he placed on sale at j | Weakley-Watson Hardware when available, Brown- j 1 wood High School vice-principal and ticket man- j § ager Cecil Elkins said today. 1 | Game is set for 2 p.m. in Fort Worth's Amon $| | Carter Stadium. The stadium seats more than | 1 40.000 fans and no reserved seats will be necessary. | | Tickets will he priced at $2.50 for adults and | | SI for students. Student tickets will be on sale at | 1 the schools. 1 | Brownwood will be the home team and Lions | f fans will occupy the press box side of the stadium. I | Saturday's winner will advance to the state | f finals against the survivor of the El Campo-Seguin i T)lc ^clta battle coincided | game scheduled for Friday in Victoria. Both El | with more of the enemy artil-i convoy | Campo and Seguin are undefeated and untied. 1'lery and rocket attacks which Fighting Breaks Out § Brownwood defeated Dumas 17-15 Saturday j j have become the prevailing pat| night while McKinney downed Palestine 16-6 Fri- | i tcrn of thp Vietnam war in re- 1 day night to set up Saturday's semi-final clash § I in Fort Worth. es in Delta Desf royer She/ted In Enemy Assou/f By GEORGE ESPER Associated Press Writer SAIGON (AP)—-American infantrymen and South Vietnamese Marines battled Communist troops in the fertile Mekong Delta today and reported killing 187 of the enmcy as the fighting raged into the night. U.S. and South Vietnamese! —— in (he action milesj otl (j ie us. Army headquarters ^> wpsl " f Saigon ivcrp not ro; jllst . OI ,,. side of Saigot1i Mnk one . The fighting in the delta broke out just before 8 a.m. as troops T % pr k' of the U ' S ' 9th Manlr y division dcs " cr ' k ' n and the 5th Vietnamese Marine A • , ^ u-o Americans and wounding battalion wcrc bej , andcd , * three, made a bazooka attack City Voters Make Choice on Tuesday A Bulletin Analysis Residents of Brownwood will be asked to come up with additional revenue next year to finance services provided by the city—or they will be forced to accept a cut-back in municipal services, Tuesday's sales tax election will determine what tax source | have to provide all the additional funds. Many experts have tabbed the sales tax as the fairest of all since visitors and resident alike participate. Too, through a sales tax, many visitors to this community would help pay for some of the services they use. Each year many the necessary funds will come 1 visitors come to Browmvood for from. And it will determine who pays the tax. APPROVAL OF A 1 per cent municipal sales tax for Browqr wood will mean everyone who spends money on taxable goods in stores here will share in the tax. Rejection of the sales lax will meetings in the coliseum, to use the city's baseball parks, or for other reasons. Through a sales tax they could help pay for some of the facilities they are utilizing. Approval of the saJes tax would put Brownwood in step with other progressive cities in j the state. With the more than mean city property owners will £> ^iies voting on the question ^ Tuesday, almost 100 Texas cities will have adopted a sales tax. Texas Areas Warming Up HV THF AWiriATFn PRTr cc By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THIS MEANS when Brownwood people visit Fort Worth, Dallas or Abilene, they will pay a 1 per cent city sales tax to | help finance that city's facilit- . It seems only fair that when Occasional light rain across the New Mexico line into West Texas today and all sections of the state were appreciably warmer than 24 hours earlier. El Paso measured .16 inch of moisture .overnight. There was little more than a trace, however, at most other points. It was the coldest in parts of North and East Texas where skies were clear, Pre-dayra readings ran as low as 29 degrees at tufkin, 31 at Wichita Falls and 32 at Fort Worth and Texarkana. In the Panhandle-Plains section, meanwhile, Lubbock recorded 37 degrees and Perrylon 45—compared with Sunday morning lows of a chilling 15 at Lubbock end 16 at Perryton. j ]e fmn ^ amj ft eased '•„„ T. ies visit Brownwood, they should return the favor. The sales tax means everyone pays at least something toward the cost of running the city. It also means people living out- * * Polls Open Tuesday For Sales Tax Vote All five usual voting places will open at 8 a.m. Tuesday in Brownwood for residents to cast ballots on the question of a 1 per cent municipal sales tax. Polls will remain open until 7 p.m. Any resident of the city who holds a valid voter registration certificate may participate in the election. side Brownwood — including many who work here but live elsewhere—would contribute to financing municipal services and facilities. With HemlsFair in San Antonio and the Olympic Games in Mexico City this coming summer, Texas will have more visitors than ever before. And many will pass through Brownwood", using, our streets and enjoying our police and fire protection. A city sales tax means they will help pay for our facilities and our services as wellas having enjoyed them. Navy armored troop carriers for a sweep. The force came under heavy fire from recoilles rifles, small arms and machine guns. U.S. Army helicopter gunships, artillery and .Navy gunboats joined in the battle to support the ground troops. The U.S. Command said heavy contact c o nti n u e d throughout the day and that the allied troops pushed the Com- DRESSED FOR CHRISTMAS-lf s Christmas time in Brownwood and the city's downtown area is adorned for the holiday season with lights and decora- tions on both Center and Pisk Avenues. Merchants in keeping with the season are placing festive holiday displays in their windows. (Bulletin Staff Photo) Heart Patient Satisfactory CAPE TOWN, South Africa sor of the hospital, "although British Rails Crippled by 'Slowdown' By MICHAEL CODEL LONDON (AP) ~ A go-slow strike by engine drivers crippled British railroads today and jammed the highways with commuter traffic. Most people got to work, though it took them twice as long. The slowdown, termed by La bor Minister Ray Gunter "the silliest dispute of the decade/ threatens the nation's lagging economy. Since midnight, freight train drivers have refused to start with brakemen riding in the rear cabs of their locomotives— an economy move imposed by the nationalized Rail Board, Each man who refuses is sent home without pay, so another train can't move. As this spreads among the 36,500 men of the drivers' union, passenger trains have to be raised from the time tables, still moderate to heavy contact. U.S. headquarters said the allied troops also took five prisoners and captured 42 weapons. Headquarters Hit One of the Communist attacks on U.S. installations was on the main Army headquarters at continued in satisfactory condi-, will not be rejected later. The tion today with tlic heart of a j body could decide in 5 or 10 ! the nation's leading killer. j Dr. Shumway predicted that "It sounds to me like a damn ' within 10 years doctors will ba good job—scientifically valid," transplanting hearts with the said Dr. Norman E. Shumway, same frequency they now trans- 25-year-old girl pumping his i years' time that it doesn't want • head of the cardiovascular sur- plant kidneys. About 600 persons blood after the medical i this heart. man heart transplant. • i Washkansky had a tracheoto- I my—a breathing tube inserted gery division at the Stanford throughout the world were liv- Medical Center. He said his staff is ready to of last February. ing with transplanted kidneys as Louis Washkansky, 55, a Lith- j in his throat— and could not! perform the same operation i Dr. Michael DeBakey, who uanian-born businessman, was \ speak although he was reported I when the right combination of i led the development of the heart .'n the critical postoperative pe-; fully conscious Sunday after- dying patient and donor—whose | pump, said in Houston the T t"»' t A I I«-*«V.««WW»»U*V.M* j.-vut vjjy v* u i'* » v* jfv. : i u.11 y \r\SHi.T*.ji\i\*iJ WUilUUJ U J-l,V,J, Long Binh. A second was a few j r - io d O f w | la t Groole Shuur Hos- noon after the five-hour opera- miles from Long Bmh, and & | p jtal called the first successful • tion. He was being fed anticoa- , j^j^gjj j icart t r .j ns p] an t i g u | an t s to prevent blood clot- Heart specialists around the I ting. Dr. Berger aid that wilh- heart must be taken no laterj transplant "certainly would ba third was near an American division headquarters. than half an hour after death occurs at Stanford. a great achievement if they're able to overcome the rejection." U.S. Marines turned the ta- j world were waiting to see if' out the transplant Washkansky bles on the Communists When Wahkansky's" body would ac- i would have been dead within a )• they ambushed a column of 25 cept or reject the heart of De- few days because his heart's' -* MASTgRPJiSf . ii»pi«ling ' '' enemy troops two miles south east of Phu Bai, headquarters of the 3rd Marine Division. The Marines killed five of the enemy in the brief firefighl Sunday night and captured four weapons. One Marine was killed and four wounded. Enemy mortar attacks , also were reported Sunday, and the Communists tried to overrun a district headquarters in the coastal lowlands. 26 Killed U.S. Headquarters also announced in a delayed report that an Air Force C7 Caribou transport crashed from unknown causes last Thursday in a dense jungle area 260 miles northeast of Saigon. All 26 Americans aboard were killed. They included two civilian employes of the U.S. government. In the air war U.S. pilots flew 72 strike missions against North Vietnam Sunday. Guided by radar through overcast monsoon skies, Marine bombers ranged along the northwest railroad to attack the , nise Ann Darvall, an accounting j muscle was worn down. machine operator killed in a car j crash. "The longer Washkansky goes The landmark operation was supervised by Dr. Jan. H. Louw, the hospital's chief surgeon, on, the better," said Dr. Jaco-jwith Prof. Chris Barnard per- bus G. Burger, medical supervi- j forming the main surgery. 17 SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS blqys Reply to Peace Bid By WILLIAM N. OATIS Associated Press Writer Surgeons removed the heart from Miss Darvall's body first arid kept it going by a mechanical pump while they took out Washkansky's damaged heart. They then transplanted the girl's heart into the man's chest and started it beating with jolts ' from electrodes. "It was like turning the igni-j parls O f a Greek-Turkish agree- the area had receded:" His choice of words underlined that UNITED NATIONS, ^^^^ '^ ^^ (AP) - President Makarios of M ^ ^ Q[ ^ ^^ nis repi> toaay meetjng jn N icosia< Makarios looked pleased, in marked contrast to Vance, He told newsmen: "I don't think there is a for tion switch of a car," said Dr. j m ^ n t to which Makarios" object- i ™ sis '.? mean tliere is no reason Louw. i --> lor The case was followed with extreme interest in the United States, where heart disease is Veferan Sfage, Screen Sfar Serf lahr Dies in New York NEW YORK (AP)"- Bert,tors, Lahr's career spanned Lahr, the beloved Cowardly ' some 50-years and ranged from nuiumcoi. icuuuau i.u aitai'iv me r j nn n f 4'Tho WivarH nf Ov" ,u i i /-i ji T- supply line from Red China to u ° n °) .~me Yvutufl pi Ui the classic Cowardly Lion within 49 mii« s nf th« hmvjpr ™ d , vete f an of count ess _ stage v.The. Wizard of Oz" to Es wjthin 49 miles of the border. The all-weather Intruders hit the northwest line in four places —110, 97, 66 and 60 miles northwest of Hanoi. A Communist shore battery opened up on the U.S. Destroyer Ozbourn while it was pa,troling in the Tonkin Gulf off the coast of North Vietnam 22 mjles north of Dong Hoi. in .. . "The Wizard of Oz" to Estra- and movie roles, died today at{g 0 n in the difficult "Waiting for i Godot," Columbia which did he like best? "Strangely enough," he said Lahr's death at Presbyterian Medical Center was attributed to a massive internal hemorrhage, He had been) dot,' It was controversial. Those . Greece and Turkey accepted As p r esi( tent Johnson's spe- the proposals but Turkey had | clal envoy, Vance had helped reservations because of two sec- Greece and Turkey reach their lions that were dropped-onet agreement on moves to prevent calling for a broader function b , , hp f ^ for the U.N. peace, force m Cy- Turks fhreatened to inv< , de Cv , prus and one providing specia •• ^ of , h (h j rights for the Cypnot ; J 8S , mon(| , , whjd) 2? TurWsh minority. i Cypriofs were Wi'-c! Thant said only that the U.N. But to make Grrf'^'s conces- force could play a broader role s j ons go down ''more easily with in keeping peace and quiet on : ( j, e Greek p ub ; ic , he s ( ra tpgy the island. ; was to have the government U.S. presidential envoy Cyrus rcpond to an appeal from Vance wound up his talks with Than! rather Hum give way tp Makarios in Nicosia Sunday each other. Thant Poparently without overcoming the Greek changed the terms of the appeal Orthodox archbishop's objec- after Vance informed him of once "it was 'Waiting for Go-1 tions to t ' lose P rovisions and atl " Makarios' unyielding resis ' • • .o other one for disbanding the tance. W£ *!"* tlVllIVS* A JIM^V., 4, tv »4MM WV-V^ll i U*-**,. ^\l TV(4t^VUtl(,tUV VI >3IPIi< t. I1V)3«- ,-, t /"i • i »t i ' 1 r\ A under treatment since Nov. 21 (that hated it, spit at it. Yet it{ Greek c yP not Nat)onal Gu£ »' d ' for a back ailment and pneii-'had its cult, and it created a went to Athens and nomja, One of the great comic ac-)me. j different type of audience for then left for Wahington, saying he was "gratified that tension in HHHp HHHHr HH' 9 W Hi THnHI Hi Pi d ^Hf 9 9 ^HP^ 'HBH^ Hi HI ^P^^ HI HI ^Htr * Wisconsin Primary May Reveal Stand • By JACK AP Political M'riter WASHINGTON <AP> - President Johnson is pepping Jys name off the popularity pgptest ballot in the New Hampshire mary March U but SQQQ eowW lew cealing his Jias seeking a ^ecofld elecljye term- But the lvldi» to ten §§W JW CTOSS wfae^ Jjg, pfl^ to wy fee IHS* mm i& ted to l a state commission and. he must disclaim any intention of running tp get it off. Sep. Thomas J. Mplntyre D- N.H., said in an interview Sunday that in line vvito the President's wjshe& Johnson will b^ guter^d to ihe popular but will be repres & slate of Democratic When the late Sen. Estes Kefauver, D-Tenn,, trounced President Truman in the state's 1952 Vftting, Truman said presiden- ti§l primaries were a lot of "eyewash." But he anrtousced soon 'after that he wouldn't seek re-ejection- McJntyre predicted that those Ignoring the denials of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, p-N-Y- that he has any tatefltiofl of becowng in of the tioji to Johnson's y®imm w&vy ia; to stile's, iuMa& 4«y» enter delegate doesn't to dis.<?lp&e Ms Injections Democratic nomination, will en-, ter the popularity contest, adding McCarthy is little known in the state. If he does come in, Mdntyre or Qov, John W. King probably wjll run as a Johnson stand-in. Johnson, in a telephone speech, to a s.ix-state regional Oemosratic conference a,t Ohari;e§tQn,, W.Va., pro {Q suport to

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