Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on December 10, 1967 · Page 1
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Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas · Page 1

Brownwood, Texas
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Sunday, December 10, 1967
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Kici-c-fAlL.- ^Mr-vice \Co-n.) .r".O.L>ox 8066 z-9, l>a.llnr.i, ttx, 75^0$ gJ^^iigM A CHEER FOR THE LIONS », . Lionettes give vocal support WORTH A SECOND PEEK ,,. Lion cheerleader stretehe* LION DEFENSE ZEROES IN ,. . pursuit, desire stop McKinnsy Lions Into Texas AAA Finals BHS Meets El Campo Saturday FORT WORTH — Brownwood's improving football Lions taught McKinney a lesson from its own book here Saturday afternoon, using a sturdy defense to power into the state Class 3A finals against El Campo. That mighty I Jon defense, which picked off five McKinney passes and allowed East Texans only one play in Maroon territory in the final three quar* ters, boosted Coach Gordon Wood's crew to a 14-3 semifinal victory in Amon Carter Stadium. Brownwood and El Campo will clash for the state Class AAA football championship Saturday at 2 p.m. in Austin's Memorial Stadium. Officials agreed on Austin as the site following Brownwood. 14-3 victory over McKinuey in Fort Worth Saturday. nwo THIRTY FOUR PAGES TODAY BROWNWOOD, TEXAS, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1967 VOt. 68 NO. 49 10 Cents Daily, 15 Cent* Sundey And it set Coach Wood up in position to, achieve what no other Texas schoolboy mentor has done — coaching teams to five state grid crowns, WHILE BROWNWOQp'S defensive forces were nothing less than great, the Lion offensive crew was equally impressive. After a shaky start, the offense came to life in the second quarter and went on to score twice and threaten on other occasions. Workhorse David Wallace led all rushers with 67 yard/ on 21 plays, including one touchdown. Wayne Fenton rushed for 39 yards and Si Southall gained 30, Philip Wood, who didn't enjoy one of his better days for McKinney, headed his team with 60 yards rushing but completed only 6 of 18 passes for- 145 yards. But be suffered five interceptions at the hands of Brown wood's alert secondary, - Of Wood's gains, he came up with 42 yards of it in the fourth quarter after the Ljons had the game fajrjy safely tucked away. McKinney got its points in the first quarter on a field goal and threaded sharply later in the period before Jimmy Carmichael's key interception }n his own end BUT AFTER- t |hat, McKinney made only one lirsi down in the second quarter, none in the third and just three in the fourth as the Won defense stiffened from good to great. McKinney scored first time (Sea LJQNS on Page J3A) WINNER FROM MAY—Winner of the $100 bill pre- sentod by the retail planning committee of the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce is Mrs. Fred Mills of May, Making the presentation is Morris , Sellers, member of the committee. Mrs. Mills regis- 1 tered at Woolworth's. Next week's drawing will net the winner $500. Persons may register at any of the sponsoring merchants and must be present to win. * (Bulletin Staff Photo) Reds Take Lumps In 'Suicide' Raid By LEWIS M. SIMONS Associated Press Writer SAIGON (AP)—A Viet Cong force estimated at 300 men tried Jo^gy,er^n,^JJ,S<-'1st Infantry, division .50 miles' north of Saigon early Sunday and was hurled back with heavy losses after breaking through the infantry's defense perimeter. U.S. officers said one Viet Cong jumped into a U.S. bunker and was strangled by an American sergeant. BROWNWOOD AREA: Mostly cloudy and colder today, scattered light rain. Clearing and colder tonight. Fair and warmer Monday. High today near 50, low tonight near 30. Maximum temperature here Saturday 50. Sunset today 5:27, sunrise Monday 7:24. Sleet Greets Football Fans A trace of sleet and rain greeted Brownwood football fans as they returned to Brownwood late Saturday afternoon. When chartered buses and cars left early that morning for Fort Worth it looked as if the sun was making a brnve attempt to break through the clouds. However, football, fans at home began reaching for sweat* ers, jackets and-scarves as the tcr-peraiure never went over 50, Shoppers walked a bit faster as nippy wjnds reminded them Christmas js just around the corner. A. trace of rain was ^reported arpund 4 .p.m,, (.uroing to im- measurable'sleet by 6 p.m. eremony Unites Lynda, Robb WASHINGTON (AP) - Lynda Bird Johnson married Marine Cap't. Charles S. Robb Saturday in the beauty of the White House agleam with the lights and garlands and the spirit of the Christmas season. The elder daughter of the President and the young man who will be in Vietnam in a few weeks exchanged wedding bands, "I wills" and murmured "I love yous" in the splendor pf the fiast Room Jfa-beau George Hamilton looked on from the throng of el« bowHo-elbow guests. With a trace of trembling emotion in his voice, President Johnson replied when the Rev, American officers said there were 100 enemy dead on the battlefield after the mortar and ground attack, U.S. losses were put at one dead and 27 wounded. After a 35-minute mortar barrage, the Viet Cong drove under the cover of darkness toward the night defensive positions of a battalion of 1st Division troops and an artillery base supporting them and at one point, a U.S. officer said, the Viet Cong broke through the barbed wire into the perimeter of the American infantrymen. The Viet Cong rushed in firing bazooka-type rockets, machine guns and small arms. It was the second battalion- sized Viet Cong attack on U.S. 1st Infantry troops in three days. Two nights ago, the Viet Cong assaulted another battalion 30 miles to the north near the Bu Dop Special Forces camp and were beaten back, leaving 47 of their dead on the battlefield, "The Viet Cong have been The entire wedding from the!doing this constantly," said one moment the groomsmen started J officer of the 1st Division, down the great staircase until the minister was the last to leave the East Room took 20 minutes, but it was only six minutes for the religious ceremony from the "dearly beloved.," beginning until the minister declared "with this ring I thee wed.." The White House officially put the time of the wedding at 4:16 p.m, EST, Lynda in the traditional long, (See LYNOA w Page ?A) Canon Gerald N. McAllister asked who gave this woman in marriage. Johnson's reply: "Her mother and I." KEY MAN LUNCHEON ity Awards For the 21st time in Brownwood's history, two key men, onfi under 35 years of age and 6rte over 35 years, will be named at the annual joint civic luncheon Wednesday. Bryan Healer, chairman of the Jaycee sponsored event, said the luncheon will be at the Starlight Room of the Browntowner Motor Inn. Tickets will be $2 each with the meal to be served buffet style. Speaker for the event will be George Jordan, executive vice president, of the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce. His topic will be "Economic Development Is a People Tiling." There have been 38 men through the years since 1947 who have captured the awards. Li s st- ed are those men with the recipient of the man under 35 award named first. SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS "They're just committing suicide against well-dug in positions. None of us understands it." South of Saigon in the swampy Mekong Pelta, battered Viet Cong battalions formed into small units Saturday and struck back at South Vietnamese army troops who >surrounded and mauled, them in a fierce battle the (Jay before. Sharp night fighting was reported. Holiday Gifts ! > " W way he cajTsnow his' graiUute and ajp< precision of his f,e{ipw citizeps o£ ? wjijsb he coders, hjwsflf 8 Jar 'of all kfagjs. and, aw taned, m family to bay« 9 - ' ing, to the prpper authorities jn Fire Pepart- menl cheated nil ihe Hems and. ^v^d^>wJi^»^'i»«^-A'^<*'ifVMv*y-» i ^.'.^*^ti' r *»'^ ' • ' \" ' > ' " . ^ . ^" , 1947 — Bill Monroe and the Rev. Edward P. Harrison, 1948 — Darrell Wilson and Louie D. (Ha'ppy) Lane. 1949 ~ Mark Abncy and Elmo Ledbetter. 1950 — Groner Pitts and Earl Tate. 1951 — Fred Russ and J. T. Hughes. 1952 - Bill Allcorn and Ben Denman. 1953 — Charles Hammonds and Jack Broad. 1954 - J. H. 'Childs and Edwin Davis, 1955 •— Rodger Sweeney and W. Lee Watson. 1956 - Charlie Trigg and W. C. Carpenter. 1957 — 0. C. (Putter) Jarvis and Bill Monroe. 1953 - Jack Miller and Fred Russ 1959 — Gene Porter and Cotton Cunningham. 1960 — Stuart Coleman and W. G. Streckert. 1961 — Fred Perry and Ed Devery. 1962 — Charles Lamkin Jr. and C. C. Woodson. 1963 — Rev, Ben Feemster and Neal Pepper. 1964 — Don Jordan Jr. and Sandy King. 1965 — Marion Baugh Jr. and W. R. LyJe. 1966—Bud Gray and Earl Q. Wilson, Only two men have received i both awards at separate times. j'Mayor W. C. (Bill) Monroe took i the award of key man under 35 in 1947 and then in 1957 was •named key man over 35. i In 1951 Fred Russ was named j key man under 35 and in 1958 Russ captures the honors for key man over 35, Tax Okayed In 10 Cities ;By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ten more Texas cities approved the now-legal one per 'cent city sales tax Saturday , while two cities turned down the | proposed new source of income. ' Del Rio, on the Mexican bon- der, and Rockwall, northeast of , Dallas, both narrowly defeated < the proposal, Rockwall by a count of 134 to 132 and Del Rio by a vote of 580 to 535. Passing the measure were San , Angelo 2,540 to 380, Denton 1,452 . to 404 DuncanviUe 196 to 162, Balch Spnng 87 to 75. Farmers Branch 349 to 297, MerkeJ 119 , to 62, Alvin 227 to 70, Van Al- sjynp 191 to 19. Gilmer 189 to S7 and Beeville 344 to 141. Denton also approved a 12,5 million bond issue for a munj- cipal power system and other i pity improvements.

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