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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               32 EramM 34 Nabnsln 31 Hce 14 Otasi 14 UCLA 17 SHU 34 T.Tach B 31 Tim 1 H 17 SUNDAY "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTI v AS IT 82ND YEAR, NO. 162 ___________ ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER xMiES IN FIVE SECTIONS ,AtsociateA Prest VICTORY CRY With shouts of "victory! Copper 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 Jubilant Cooper High School studenta and supporters aglow with their first football victory against, arch-rival Abilene High Schools- burst forth with joyful emotion at Public School Stadium Saturday afternoon when an Ea- gle last-ditch effort failed. Students, team members and Cooper fans roared victory chants; squealed happily, jumped for joy and thrust their hands skyward with the V for Victory sign, as the game ended. Even hours afler the game, the 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 the 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 thej 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, 3S-0. Game story, Pg. 1-D Another Picture, Pg. 8-A "We're reaily proud of our boy nd think they played a real fin ootball smiled Principa Malcolm Anthony following th ame. "I think we played a rea ne ball club in the Abilene Ea les." The principal said that no hoi Save Time and Effort... Pay Your Subscription by the Year... Avoid the bother of monthly collections pay your car- rier 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- tion Dept. Morning Evening Sunday, one year plus 60c tax. Morning Sun- day OR Evening Sunday, one year plus tax. day would be observed Monday. "We have 175 teaching days. Mon- day will be one of he said. Head Coach Clovis Riley, in his third year at CHS, agreed 'It's a pretty good feeling." He indicated the game Saturday was one of the "biggest and most important" for his team all year. "I think the victory will have a lot of effect on the kids coming back next he added. Riley said he felt the weather gave his team "a lot of confi- dence." He said the damp weather slowed the "passing and speed" of the AHS offense. "We just had a real good team effort all the way. the coach declared. "Every time they scor- ed, we just worked a little hard- er." Two jubilant Cooper cheerlead- ers credited team work and sup- port of the student body for victory. Senior Jill Boughner, 17, head cheerleader, declared happily, "I knew we were going to win. I think it is the first of many vic- tories and it will be a tradition to beat Abilene High every year. "We were ahead when the whis- tle first blew. The spirit was just she exuded. :I knew they could win. oh, I knew they exclaim- ed Janie Moser, 16-year-old sen- ior cheerleader. "The student par- ticipation was fabulous. I think the kids were behind them (the See GAME, Pg. 2-A, Col. 5 Texas Leads Nation In Death Toll Figure Six Killed In Double Fatalities By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A persistent rash of violence over the long Thanksgiving Day holiday kept Texas tied solidly to the dubious spot Saturday as the most deadly state in the nation. The violent death toll Saturday swelled to 52 tragic deaths, 37 of .hem in traffic alone. Three accidents in which 13 persons died near the start of the lolidays got the state off to a grim start. Numerous instances of double deaths have occurred iince. Six Texans died in double- atality accidents Saturday near Jecatur, Glen Rose and Mon- ague. Two women in a pickup truck- car mishap just east of Glen Rose in Hood County. They were iden- ified as Mrs. Clay Pearl Parker, 74, of Fort Worth and Miss Hilma Sanegard Parker, about 21, of rlouston., A fiery two-truck collision dur- ing a driving rain killed two at Decatur. One was identified as Forney J. Hood of Thornton and lis 10-year-old son, Michael. The third double tragedy oc- curred earlier Saturday north of Montague in North Central Texas where Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Den- lam of Nocona died when their car and a transport truck col- lided. A 17-month-okl girl accidentally drowned Saturday in the bathtub of the family apartment in Hous- ,on. She was Sharon Lynn Hem- >y, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Hemby. EL H. Elaine, 72, of Dublin, was tilled shortly after noon Saturday 'ive miles northwest of Hico when lis car was hit by another car vhile turning off U. S. 281 onto iighway 6. His wife, 69, died four hours later. Two bodies were found in the wreckage of a small plane 14 the miles east of Falfurrias. They were identified as Richard Harold of Beaumont and Nancy Fay Eb- jage of Houston. Officers said the plane was rented at Nederland and the last heard from it was 3 a.m. by the Alice airport by radio. At Houston, Ralph Dean Parker, 6, was killed Friday night in a ,wo car crash as he returned lome from a visit to Santa Claus. A motorcycle and wrecker col- ided at Houston early Saturday killing Joseph Edgar Frank, 24. Also near Houston early Satur- day, a car hit a culvert and over- turned killing Mrs. Juanita Hen- drix Nixon, 36, of Channelview. staff Fhoto by Jlmmr Parsons WRECKAGE OF CESSNA 150 IN WHICH TWO WERE KILLED Dyess Aero Club plane crashed at a.m. Saturday near Municipal Airport _________ NEWS INDEX General Dynamics Gets Big Contract FORT WORTH (AP) The De- that the award was only for de- fense Department awarded a huge contract Saturday for develop- ment of the TFX fighter plane to after development has rcachec General Dynamics Corp. The jubi- lant response in this north Texas area was overwhelming. It was a reaction also of relief. The announcement at mid-morn- testing. NEW FIGHTER AIRCRAFT to be built by General ing touched off a massive wave of excitement among civic and political leaders and Christmas shoppers weaving through the downtown streets. All hailed the multi-billion dol- lar contract ns a terrific economi- cal and psychological jolt to the entire area and General Dynamics predicted tho contract will boost employment ultimately to The huge bomber plant, whose employment soared past in World War II and the Korean con- flict, currently employs General Dynamics, teamed with Grumman Corp., competed with the Boeing Co. for the TFX pro- gram, designed to eventually de- velop and build more than planes over a span of several yean. TTNI Defame Department noted velopment of the tactical fighter. A production contract will come the point where production is pos- sible. General Dynamics will be re- quired to provide 22 planes for The standard tactical fighter plane will be designed for use by See PLANE, Pg. 2-A, Col. 4 SECTION A To Your Good Health 4 Business Outlook 4 Oil news 15 SECTION B Church news 24 Book news 6 Oyesi Fix page..........8 Farm news, markets..... 9 SECTION C Women's news........ T-16 Amusements 9-11 Bridge 9 Editorials 14 Radio-TV logs 15 TV Scout 15 SECTION D Sports 1-5 Obituaries 10 Clyde, Gap 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 lotai 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 to partly cloudy and cool weather with 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 sever traffic accidents from the period beginning at a.m. and end- ing at p.m. which were at- tributed to the' rain. No injuries were reported during the period. Eastland reported .30 of an inch and fog hampered driving in the area during the day. However, no major accidents were reported there. WHERE IT RAINED ABILENE Municipal Airport ........53 Total for Year 26.33 Normal for Year 20.98 582 E.N. 23rd .............61 742 Sandcfer Dyess AFB BALLINGER BRECKENRIDGE .50 BROWNWOOD ................50 BUFFALO GAP CISCO CLYDE COLEMAN EASTLAND HAWLEY LUEDERS MERKEL MOHAN PUTNAM RISING STAR SWRETWATER TUSCOLA WINTERS 1.00 .30 1.00 Air Crash Kills 2 Dyess Airmen GOODFELLOWS Two Dyess airmen died in the predawn mist Saturday morning when their Dyess Aero Club light for flying "on nor: (o have a passenger. I The body of one airman, dress-j Boy Asks For Others, Hoi Self GaUie, Fla. The pair had gone off of a barbed wire fence, then plow- 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 2lst birthday. His Air Force identifica- tion card showed his birthdate as 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 from 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 feet further east. The plane broke the top strand ed inlo the ground and apparent- ly rolled. Both men apparently were killed instantly. Only contribution toward Goodfellows' goal of the annual Christmas effort early Saturday by a member of the Civil Aeronautics Board from Fort Worth, Federal Aviation Agency members from Dallas, See CRASH, Pg. 2-A, Col. 4 gratitude began arriving in the Goodfellows mailbox in increasing plane crashed into an open jn civilian clothes, was found; Simply told stories of need and one 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 just in front of the main wreck- age. The body of the second, in Air Force uniform, was about 50 numbers Saturday but the funds to finance Christmas aid re- mained only a trickle. the for for the less fortunate was a check for Investigation of the crash began [rom Veterans of World War 1 WEATHER U. S- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather Map 13-A) ABILENE AND VICINITY (Radius 40 .jiiles) Cloudy to partly cloudy and cool with occasional Ujjht rain Sunday. Little warmer Monday. High Sunday be- tween 50 and 55. low Sunday night about 10, HiRh Monday, 65. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS Mostly cloudy Sunday and Monday except partial clearing Monday afternoon. _. liKht rain iunday 65-75. endtnc Monday. __.. NORTHWEST TEXAS Partly cloudy north, mostly cloudy south Sunday be- coming clear to partly cloudy Monday. Widely scattered drizzle or lisht rasa southeast ending early Monday. Hlch Sun- day 60 southeast 70 northwest. SOUTHWEST TEXAS -Cloudy.to part- ly cloudy with occasional light ram north and northwest Sunday. Parti" cloudy and mild Sunday. Hifih Sunday 66-72 north 72-80 south. TEMPERATURES 2-M ._...... -18 ..49 ...49 50 50 ...50 High and for 24-houra ending 9 HiKh and low same date last year: 72 "sunSi sunrise today: 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 quit regular work to care for them. Another letter 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 Goodfellows 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 be acknowledged by publication as received. Saturday's donation: Auxiliary 1667, Veterans of World War I Previously acknowledged 996.00 7-17; sunset tonlxht: Barometer reading at 9 p.m.: 28.48.. Humidity at 9 p.m.: 96 per cent. TOTAL 48 Directors Are Selected For Industrial Foundation An industrial foundation for Ab- ilene, authorized two years ago to proposed by-laws (or the corpora- be only when needed, is taking shape rapidly. Directors of Abilene Chamber of Commerce Friday named 48 di- rectors for Abilene Chamber In- lion. The non-profit corpora- tion has received its charter for operation from the stole. Forma- own land and erecting necessary 89 dustrial Foundation, Inc. And tion of corporation was ap- buildings, they lo. Thursday the newly-namod board will hold Its first meeting. At the first session, scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday In the -50 chamber of commerce building, .30 directors will hear a report' from .80 the nominating committee, elect ,10 officers, and draw to see which ,60Jmembers will serve and 3-year! They will also consider gotiating with two prospective in- dustries, both of which indicated favorable leanings toward Abi- lene. 'Although many Industries are quite capable of purchasing their proved some two years ago by Abilene Chamber of Commerce directors with the stipulation that it not be formed until the need arose, J. S. Lauderdale, C of C pres- cation in favor of the community which shows interest such displayed through an Jndustrlal Lauderdale said. He is In the process of selecting he nominating committee. rial foundation director! etort- Went, said the Industrial were being notified by her of Commerce Is amnHf DIRECTOR. Pg. M, I   

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