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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1962, Abilene, Texas SATURDAY 3 STAR FINAL ABILENE, TEXAS, SATURDAY "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT Ihe Goodfellows. Mrs. Ujvwnc Crews announces t Iiat Saturday is the final day requests for help from Goodfellows can be received. Tindell also said Sunday will be the final day toy donations drive. Because donations are lagging needy families will receive less food than in past years. "We have had to reduce the amount of food each family wil receive. Unless we receive more money, the food budget may have to be spread even he said. More Inys will be collected Saturday morning at the annual Kids Show. Admission for children to Ihe show, which will be held at Ihe Paramount Theater beginning at a.m., will be a new the matter from the pulpit When informed of his electio by the Hardin Simmons boart at noon last Monday, Dr. Lande told the W i c h i t a Falls uy the U. S. weattie Bureau at Abilene Municipal Ai port. At Winters, a gigantic pep ral is scheduled at 3 p.m. Saturd at the high school. Principal Ro ert Christian reported that t lirst 1.500 tickets allotted h been sold and he had obtained 3 more. Christian said Ihe tickets w je on sale Saturday at the schoo Business office. Adding to Ihe enthusiasm a anticipation of football fans j Hard an It's always that way. 0 n team's home town folks are ha py, the other team's rooters a sad. But it was a little hard tell after Friday night's Class semifinals game here that Rota had edged Albany, 28-20. While Rotan roosters releasec their tensions in joy over winnin .he close, tough and cleanly pla ed game, Uie Rotan dressing rooir was well stocked with Yellow lammer players somber with th realization that they almost go beaten. The Albany Lions play ers .in their dressing room, natu rally were glum at having bet1 outscored. Defeat never come easy at this stage of the playoffs but then neither does victory. Rotan fans stood throughou much of the game, tense and ex cited. So did Albany's loyal con tingent. Ribbons fluttered from coat lapels ?Jid school colors of both teams were evident. Albany's team entered the fiek y blasting through a 12 x 15 foot-gn saying "Beat Rotan, Win." Joe Cooley, Abilene Chamber of ommerce general manager, pre-cnted the Rotan team with wn w did not see much chan tax reduction before Jan. 1, Kennedy argued that, "Thi (ion can afford to reduce ta we can afford a temporary icit, but we can't afford 1 nothing." Kennedy's talk was interr twice by applause both when he spoke of a need economy in government. During the question pe when he fielded queries sere "Any man would be highly hon ored by such an invitation. Thi election comos in the nature o a request for reconsideration. "At this time I can simply say that I will weigh the matter prayerfully and will give an answer within the week." Dr. Landes is known to have met his church's board o deacons in a lengthy session Monday evening. He has pastored Ihe G.OOfl-mcm-bcr Wichita Falls church the last 17'i years. One of the foremost leaders of Texas Baptist affairs, he has just completed two successive terms as president of the Texas Baptist General Convention. The H-SU presidency has been vacant since the death last March of Dr. Evan Allard write-up, Pg. for winning. The presentation was made in the middle of the field while Coach Tommy Wai-kins and his entire squad waited for the trophy. For the Lions, this was the end of the season, the Yellow-hammers now look toward next weekend's championship game; but neither team will forget Friday night in Abilene. It was a tough one for both Club, Kennedy frequently applauded. The chief executive prob drew his most enthusiastic See KENNEDY, Pg. 2-A, Ce fo Enjoy Sunday in OThf if Christmas Themes Women's Section Holiday gaiety at Hcndrick Home for Children is featured on the cover page inside there's the story of on heirloom-to-be holiday tree made hy an Abilenian Christmas customs and foods which hove a special meaning to several famiiies ore shared with Re porter- News readers Junior High Highlights visits all five schools for a holiday preview of the last week of school before the holidays Young Outlook discusses traditions of Christmas with a personal significance. if Why Africans Behave the Way They Do Brief yeors ego Africa was the Dark Continent, known only by a few explorers. Today it is a key area, although still often a puzz e. The Assoc oted Press' Stanley Meisler, who spent seven months in Africa, why Africans behove the way they do in Sunday's Reporter-News. State High School Football Playoff Games Basketball Finalists for the state high school championships will be one of Sunday' sports features along with advance stories on the upcoming bowl games. Results of the Eagle basketball tournament and others across the state. all these and scores more in Sunday's big Friday's contributions: Anonymous Mrs. Blanche McCnrty 10.00 Mr. Mrs. Guy McCarty Jr. 10.00 Mark McCarty 5.00 Mr. Mrs. L. E. Cunningham 5.00 Mrs. L. Tugwcll 5.00 American Legion Parra-more Post 57 12 00 Early Bird Abilene Garden Club 10.00 Anonymous 5.00 Mr. Mrs. Paul R. Cooke 25.00 Mr. Mrs. John C. Martin 5.00 In Memory of Kathleen Pugh 15.00 Hq. Sq. 84lh Troop Carrier 50.00 Jim 0. Ballew 5.00 Mrs. Robert B. Wylie 10.00 Brownie Scout Troop 188, Dyess AFB 2.00 Nannie Tompkins 5.00 Mr. Mrs. Gary Rust SO.OO Air. Mrs. Ira Harrison 5.00 Mr. Mrs. Lane T. Cubstcad 5.00 Anonymous 10.00 Don Drcnnan 3.00 Plasterers Cement Masons, Local No. 591 25.00 Alexander Trust Estate 25.00 Anonymous 2.00 Mrs. Jerry Jtosscr 10.00 Mrs. Jerry Morris Auxiliary, Temple Mizpah 10.00 Mittie Morris 5.00 Eddie Short 15.00 West Central Texas, Dist. 4, Motor Court Assn. 10 00 Anonymous 10.00 Anonymous 2.00 Schkade Bros. Drilling Co. loo.oo Phi Delta Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority 25.00 Alfred R. Wishert 5.00 Mr. Mrs. J. E. Connally 50.00 Wayne E. Kirklen 10.00 Crescent Temple No. 57, Pythian Sisters 50.00 Anonymous 5.00 Mrs. Carthron's 5th Grade, Austin School 3.50 Anonymous 2.00 George Ji Jack Chisholm 25.00 Bill, Bobby, Ricky, Jim and Trisha Snow 20.00 J. E. Stowo 15.00 Dr. Mrs. Scth B. Cox 10.00 Mrs. J. M. Browder 5.00 McMurry College Band 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 Mystic Weavers Club 5.00 Anonymous 25.00 Previously Acknowledged TOTAL P. (Doc) Mead Is Dead at E. P. (Doc) Mead, 62, president of Mead iy Foods Inc., a founder of the Gid- eons of Texas and well known ay Baptist preacher and philan- hropist, died here Friday at .m. in Amarillo Osteopathic V Hospital. He had been a patient there nee suffering a heart attack scv E ral weeks ago. JBv ff Funeral will be held Sunday at jMlMr'' 11 p.m. in Blackburn-Shaw Chapel x Amarillo. The Gideons of Ama- Jfl llo will direct the service. f Mil A second memorial service will be held Monday in Elliott's Chapel Memories in Abilene at an hour o be announced later. Burial will e in an Abilene cemetery. Born Feb. 18, 11100, in Russell- lie. Logan County, Ky., Mr. cad was one of five children. In Kentucky hi, father was a K. P. (DOC, See E. P., Pg, M, Col. 4, 5 Amcral to bt Map. tg. near 70, low Saturday nieht near portion Saturday.' Tlich' Saturday NORTHWEST TEXAS Clear Frl. a.m. fri, B.m. 38 IrOO M 67 40 fi9 41 fi? 65 38 59 ,17 52 .17 1! 49 42 4ft S3 IllKh and low for ending 9 p.m.: 70 find Illnh ami low same date Uat year: 4S and 34. Sunset Uat nlflhl; 5; 33: sunrise auiuci tonlihti SiM. Burcnwcer readlnx it 9 p.m. Humidity at p.m.: (W per A Sports Schnoa's Zoo news I Vomen't news 2, 3 idiroriah 4 newt S Bridie Stoyl left MWI ma it M> 1 OkrtiMifm ene to Winters, Jacksboro ;