Abilene Reporter News, November 25, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1962, Abilene, Texas (otpar 19 AMlMW 32 Everman 34 Nebraska 30 Rice 14 Odessa 14 UCLA 17 SHU 34 T.Tech 14 Minnesota 3S Tulane 51. 21 Oregon 17 51INDAV "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 162 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 25, 1962 PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS Associated Press (fP) I VICTORY CRY With shouts of "victory! Cooper High School fans erupt with happiness Saturday afternoon after their team nipped Abilene High School, 19-18, in a District 2-AAAA contest. It was Cooper's first district win in two years and their first victory ever over an Eagle squad. (Staff Photo by Jimmy Parsons) Big Day for Cougars Texas Leads Nation In Death Toll Figure Jubilant Cooper High School and supporters aglov with their first football victor against arch-rival Abilene Ilig tost forth with joyfu emotion at Public School Stadiun Saturday afternoon when an Ea gle last-ditch effort failed. Students, team members an Cooper fans roared victor} chants, squealed happily, jumpec for joy and thrust their hand- skyward with the V for Victory sign, as the game ended. Even hours after the game, thi topic of conversation in homes restaurants, everywhere, still was the 19-18 victory of Cooper over AHS. The Eagles barely missed win- ning, when a try for a two-point after-touchdown score failed on th one-yard line. "We just wanted it (the game) worse than anything we ever wanted in our said Bill Tiffany, 17-year-old senior student body president and starter on the Cougar squad. He called the victory over AHS in Saturday's 2-AAAA District game "the best thing that has ever happened to us, I think it will start Cooper off on the right track." Cooper fans had more to shout about than the single point victory. It was the first Cougar district victory in two seasons and their first win over an Eagle squad. The Eagles won last year's game, 35-0. Game story, Pg- I'D Another Picture, Pg. 8-A "We're really proud of our bo ind think they played 'a real fi ootball smiled Princip ilalcolm Anthony following lame. "I think we played a re ine ball club in the Abilene E les." The principal said that no ho Save Time and Effort... Pay Your Subscription by the Year. Avoid the bother of monthly collections pay your cor- Her delivered subscription to the Reporter-News by the year. Your carrier receives full cred- it. You save his time and your own. Make checks payable to The Abilene Reporter-News, mail to P. 0. Box 30, Circula- ibn Dept. Morning Evening 3 Clyde, Cap Rains 11nch; More Likely Soaking rains measuring up to one inch fell in the Abilene area Saturday. More of the same is forecast for Sunday. By 9 p.m. Saturday .53 of an inch had fallen at the Abilene weather station, bringing the total for the year to 26.33 inches. Nor- mal for the year is 20.98, said Max Durett, meteorologist tech- nician. Sunday's forecast is for cloudy partly cloudy and cool weather ivith occasional light rain, Durrett said. High temperature is expect- ed to range between 50 and 55 de- grees, compared with Saturday's high of 59. Clyde and Buffalo Gap .reported an even inch of rainfall Saturday. Merkel had .85 and Rising Star .80. Abilene police worked sevei traffic accidents from the periot beginning at a.m. and end ing at p.m. which were at tributed to the rain. No injurie were reported during the period Eastland reported .30 of an incl and fog hampered driving in the area during the day. However, no major accidents were rcportec there. Two Dyess airmen died in the pre-dawn mist Saturday morning when their Dyess Aero Club light plane crashed into an open field jone minute after takeoff from the Abilene Municipal Airport. Killed were A.2.C. James R. Robison, 21, of Lubbock and A.2.C. Terrance L. O'Brien, 21, of Eau Gallie, Fla. The pair had gone off duty at the air base about mid- night, officials at Dyess said. Both men were unmarried and lived in barracks on base, said Dyess officials. Robison, a passenger in the plane flown by O'Brien, a student pilot, was killed less than two hours after the day of his 21st birthday. His Air Force identifica- tion card showed his birthdate as WHERE IT RAINED ABILENE Municipal Airport ........53 Total for Year 26.33 Normal for Year 20.98 582 E.N. 23rd .............61 742 Sandefer ...........50 Dyess AFB .............28 BALLINGER.......... .20 BRECKENR1DGE .29 BUOWNWOOD ................50 BUFFALO GAP CISCO CLYDE COLEMAN 3ASTLAND IAWLEY -UEDERS MERKKL MOHAN UTNAM USING STAR SWEKTWATER TUSCOLA VINTER8 1.00 .30 1.00 .30 .40 .50 .85 .50 .30 .10 Nov. 23, 1941. The plane, a Cessna 150, crashed in an open field approxi- mately three and one-half miles southeast of the Municipal Air- port on the W. H. Blackburn farm. Wreckage of the silver, single-en- gine plane was scattered over more than 100 yards. A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Agency said the plane took off on a local flight pattern at a.m. to make "touch and go" landings and disappeared rom the airport's radar screen one minute later. (A local flight pattern includes a takeoff and landing at the same airport and traveling no further than a five-mile radius, said an airport official.! The spokesman said the pilot, O'Brien, had been advised by the Municipal Airport control tower before taking off of the existing "low ceiling" and that after take- off the student pilot encountered low clouds and fog. The spokesman said O'Brien, as a student pilot, was not qualified Boy Asks For Others, Not Self for flying "on nor; to have a passenger. i The body of one airman, dress-; ed in civilian clothes, Was found I Simply told stone? of netcl and just in front of the main wreck- gratitude besan arriving in the age. The body of the second, in Air Force uniform, was about 50 feet further east. The plane broke the top strand of a barbed wire fence, then plow- ed into the ground and apparent- ly rolled. Both men apparently were killed instantly. Investigation of the crash began early Saturday by a member of :he Civil Aeronautics Board from Fort Worth. Federal Aviation Agency members from Dallas, See CRASH, Pg. 2-A, Col. 4 I WEATHER U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map Fajre 13-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY I Radius 40 niles) Cloudy (o partly cloudy and cool with occasional rain Sunday. Little warmer Monday. High Sunday be- tween 50 and 55, low Sunday niaht about 50. HKh Monday, 65. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Slosllj cloudy Sunday nnd Monday except parti -'--ring Monday afternoon, or light rain endine Monda, Hish Sunday 65-75. NORTHWEST TEXAS Portly cloudy north, mostly cloudy south Sunday he coming clear to partly cloudy Monday Widely scaltered drizzle or litiht ram southeast ending early Monday. Hich Sun day 60 southeast 70 northwest. SOUTHWEST TEXAS Cloudy to par! !y cloudy with occasional 1'Rht rnin nortr and northwest Sunday. Partly cloudy and mild Sunday. Hifih Sunday W-72 north TKMPERATDRKS 52 50 50 50 50 SO 48 HiKh 8.-00 Sat, p.m. 4A U 50 9-00 and low tor 24-hours ending 9 59 and 47. Hisli and low same date last year: 72 Sunset last nlRht: sunrise today: :17i sunset tonixht: Barometer readinB at 9 P-m.: M.48.. Humidity at 9 p.m.: per cent. Goodfellows mailbox in increasing numbers Saturday but the funds to finance Christmas aid re- mained only a trickle. Only contribution toward the Goodfellows' goal of lor the annual Christmas effort for the less fortunate was a check for from Veterans of World War I" Auxiliary 1667. It raised the total received thus far to It was the first received since Thursday. The increasing number of let- ters indicated that the need will be great. One widow wrote that (she can work only one or two days each week, hardly enough for her three daughters and her- self. Two of her daughters are ill and she had to qiu't regular work to care for them. Another letler was from a boy, 17, asking for presents for his four sisters and four brothers. He asked for nothing for himself. Each request is examined to determine that the Ckwdfellows help where help is needed. Food and clothing is provided through issuance of scrip redeemable by merchants. Toys are provided the youngsters through large lot pur- chases and through repair by fire- men of donated toys. Checks made out to the Good- fellows Fund may be sent to the Reporter-News. Contributions will 30 acknowledged by publication as received. Satin-day's donation: Auxiliary 1687, Veterans of World War I Previously acknowledged 996.00 TOTAL 48 Directors Are Selected For Industrial Foundation An industrial foundation for Ab lenc, authorized two years ago to >e formed only when needed, ib aking shape rapidly. Directors of Abilene Chamber it Commerce Friday named 48 di rectors for Abilene Chamber In- uslrial Foundation, Inc. And Thursday the newly-named board will hold its first meeting. At the first session, scheduled or 10 a.m. Thursday in the hamber of commerce building, (rectors will hear n report from ic nominating committee, elect fficors, anr! draw to sec which .601 members will serve and 3-year They will also conside proposed by-laws for the corpora lion. The non-profit corpora tion has received its charter, for operation from the state. Forma tlon of the corporation was ap- proved some two years ago by Abilene Chamber of Commerce directors with the stipulation that t not be formed until lh.fi need rose. J. S. Laudcrdale, Ciof C prcs dent, said the Industrial Pros- pects Cham- >cr of Commerce is currently ne- gotiating with two prospective in- both of which indicated favorable leanings toward Abi- lene. 'Although many industries are quite capable of purchasing their own land and erecting necessary thfy often choose a lo- cation in favor of the community which showi interest such as lisplayeet through an industrial said. He is In the of selecting he'nominating committee. Indus- riai directors elect- ed Friday wore being notified by see DIRECTOR, PI. 2-A, i ;

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