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Brownwood Bulletin (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Brownwood, Texas Thirty two pages today Brownwood Texas sunday August 20, 1967 vol 67 no. 265 to cent Den is cents sunday shiners prepare a sept. 14 is the Date set for the 1967 shrine circus and making plans for the event Are so air ers Al Wilks left Rodger Sweeney Al Norris president of the ocal heart of Texas shrine club and James Sheppard circus chairman. A portion of the Brownwood shrine circus proceeds will go to the Brownwood Community Hospital completing simmers pledge to the Hospital soon to be constructed. Lupetin staff photo Central Texas plans new nyc program a new neighbourhood youth corps out of school program beginning sept. 5. Will be sponsored by Central Texas opportunities with James Ferguson of Coleman acting As coordinator. The 11-county area covered will have its Headquarters in Coleman this was announced Friday at a meeting of the Community action Agency a part of Central Texas opportunities. Inc. Projects approved and funded and those approved and not funded were under discussion at the meeting. President of the Board. Craig Woodson said a a our six county group has become a Pilot program and it is important that we do the most Good in our Community those in the Community attend so that committees May be organized needs of the commune j to and its resources will be Dis i cussed further government ap-1 prove i of the Center will be i sought again next year Lamb said Wmk Success of the neighbourhood youth corps in school and out school programs this summer were the City Retreat though it had it mentioned and Ion program a1-i late Start was also considered a Success. O the office of Trinity for ap-967-68 season in projects sent economic oppo Proval of thi i neighbourhood youth it of schoo work pro Cludy corps Gram a bulletin Board set see nyc on Page 65 he graduates due degrees Here Woodson commended a pm Lamb for his untiring efforts in securing a number of Pilot programs for the Siv county area. Lamb reported to those at the meeting that the Cordell Street multipurpose Center the Friendship Home neighbourhood Center and the Cordel Street Day care Center have been approved and funded. He announced that a meeting is to be held tuesday at 7 . At he Friendship Home located at 123 Walnut Street concerning the multipurpose neighbourhood Center that is to be set j up there interested persons Are invited to attend discussions will j pertain to the organization and j operation of the Center which will be located in the Home Lamb said it is important that i about 65 degrees Are expected to be granted during the Howard Payne College summer commencement wednesday in the Brownwood coliseum. The exercise will Start at 7 30 p in. One of the highlights of the commencement will be the awarding of an honorary doctor of Laws degree to a r Wise i Baker president of the hic Board of trustees. Wisenbaker Dallas zone manager of Sears Roebuck and co. With offices headquartered in Dallas will also deliver the main address his degree will be entered i by or Guy d. Newman Prest \ Dent of the College. Or. Newman will be assisted in conferring the other degrees by or Milburn w Blanton academic Dean or Frances l Merritt Dean of graduate Stu Owens reaps its rewards 2.50 inches fall at Lake b Wood Laie afternoon thundershowers rumbled across Central Texas saturday bringing Welcome moisture to Dies and mrs Dora map herring registrar Larry Mccain organist will play the processional and recessional. Sharon Piper Bunnell. Brownwood a member of the graduating class will sing a build thee More stately scripture Reading and invocation will be by or. J Vav Wright pastor. First Baptist Church of grand Prairie and the Benediction will be said by Rev. Paul Stohler pastor of the Al Dorado Baptist Chapel. Houston. Both have sons who Are graduating a c Garvin executive vice president of Hrc will be in charge of announcements and acknowledgements. Or Newman will also give the charge to the graduates. Some areas and Only teasing do to 2.50 inches was reported at Lake Brownwood in the Shamrock shores area saturday afternoon the heaviest amount noted the unofficial total at san Saba ranged up to two inches. Comanche received 70 of an Inch in a Brief downpour while de Leon recorded .30 of an Inch. Goldthwaite on the other hand had nothing but a Sprinkle while rising Star to the North did t even get that. .41 in Brownwood Brownwood recorded an official 41 of an Inch from the Brief thundershowers but unofficial gauges in various sections of the City caught As much As three fourths of an Inch. In most areas the thundershowers were accompanied by a Brief surge of wind although no damage was reported. Jagged streaks of lightning along with Thunder also were reported generally throughout Central Texas As the rain fall. For Many areas saturday marked the second rainfall of the week. Showers were fairly Genera in Central Texas thursday morning. Forecasters say a new crop of thundershowers might develop again this afternoon throughout i the area. Showers fall Light to heavy thundershowers fell across Texas from the Rio Grande to the Panhandle and red River Valley again saturday night after earlier weekend Rains up to 6 inches. Heaviest thundershowers after darkness fell ranged from the Hamilton Vicinity to Waxahachie to 15 Miles South of mount Vernon moderate showers covered part of the area bounded by Points from Southeast of Wichita Falls to 25 Miles Southeast of Paris to just North of Tyler and Back to Hamilton. At the same time showers fell in Northern Mexico Southwest of Brownsville to Monterrey and Back to the Laredo Vicinity along the Rio Grande. Smaller Rains fell from Southwest of Stephenville to Cleburne and Greenville joining with the cell of rainfall at mount Vernon Light rain fell also in the vicinities of Wichita Falls i Archer City Graham and North and West into new Mexico and across some South Plains areas. More showers other rain showers and some others with Little or no rain. Thunderstorms were reported Southeast of Tulia near Ozona Sheffield and Midland North of Tyler Southeast of Paris and Southwest of Bay City. Palacios and Seadrift. Still More rain ill South of Wharton and Southeast of port o Conner. The Brownwood bulletin s annual Fine arts editions coming aug. 27 amp sept. 3 prospective advertisers1 for advertising information please Call bulletin adv. Dept. Before tuesday aug 22nd 643-4344 Brown in Jaii cell by John Carroll new York a k. Rap Brown remained in jail on a Federal gun charge saturday night As the student nonviolent coordinating committee said no professional Bondsmen was willing to put up the $25, needed for his release. A in cd spokesman said nearly $10,000 in Cash had been raised and that the sum usually demanded by Bondsmen for $25,000 bail was $2,500. The 23-year-old Black Power Leader and a acc chairman was arrested at 2 a m. Saturday outside a friends Manhattan apartment and put in the Federal House of detention. Brown s lawyer appealed for reduction of the bail set by . Commissioner Earl n. Bishopp but the move was turned Down by Federal judge Inzer Wyatt w to denied that the bail violated Brown s constitutional rights. A fall of this convinces us a a acc said in a statement a that there is a definite conspiracy to illegally keep rap Brown in a acc also charged that . Commissioners who would have to receive any Bond Money were Quot making themselves unavailable for the release of or. for a visitor to Vietnam if she happens to be miss America Jane Ann Jayroe the Beauty from Laverne okla., is touring posts with a variety show featuring five other Beauty Queens. Junior Rodeo Reedy pc go Pilon cd a oar for up division Jack Filon. President of first National Bank of Brownwood has been named chairman of the professional division of the 1967 Broun county United fund drive. Appointment was announced saturday by mrs j r Beadel scheduled to begin get. 3. In August of 1965, Pilon became a director of the Brovan Ood chamber of Commerce and in january 1966, he was named director of the West Texas chamber of Commerce he is a member of Brownwood rotary club. Prior to his arrival in Brownwood. Pilon was president and chairman of the first National rank of Weatherford and Active in the Weatherford chamber of Commerce he has also been Active in the Rotan club Pilon is a graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in banking and finance and Jack Pilon professional division tie Colorado graduate school of banking. He and his wife Jan. Have one daughter Cathy. Not just a Rodeo but the Central Texas Junior championship Rodeo will be held Bere thursday through saturday in the Earl q Wilson Arena. Winners from the Junior rodeos of eight Central Texas counties will compete for a total of forty four trophies. Winners Duee trophies trophies will be awarded to the top four individuals in each event to the All around Junior and senior Cowboy and cowgirl and scholarships will go to the All around Cowboy and cowgirl in the senior division. Opening event will be the colourful Parade being sponsored by the Brownwood riders club. The Parade will begin at 5 thursday and first second and third place trophies will be awarded to competing Riding groups. Queens from the Junior rodeos. Will be participating for the title of miss Central Texas Junior championship Rodeo under the sponsorship of the american business women a association lot Brownwood. Announcement Friday the Queen will be announced and presented with a College scholarship during the final performance saturday night. Three or More door prizes will be awarded each night from ticket stubs deposited each night of the Rodeo. Music will Wood High school band under the direction of Don Russell with additional entertainment being Given by Marijane Moore and her Tex Els who will perform their fire rope act. The Rodeo will be produced by Harold Heath from Burkett assisted by Bennie her on. Professional Bull tighter and Clown from Colorado and Bob Sawyers. Rodeo announcer from fort Worth. Coming to compete entrants will by coming from Bangs. May Coleman Evant Santa Anna. Blanket Brady. Comanche. Richland Springs Zephyr. Mullins. San Saba Goldthwaite. Gustine and Elm Grove. Following tile saturday night performance of the Rodeo the a a cruisers will furnish music for a Western dance. I i it w Brownwood area partly Cloudy today and Mot Day with widely scattered thundershowers today. High today in mid 90s, Low tonight in lower 70s. Maximum temperature Here saturday 97 Sunset 3 12. Sunrise monday 6 59. A is on Hospital be in tugs Jay Rov Nowoc j bulletin at least a dozen contractors Are expected to be on nand Here tuesday when bids Tor construction of the Brownwood Community Hospital Are opened at a meeting of Brown county Hospital authority. Hid opening will begin at 2 . In the pro Wood chamber of Commerce building. At the same meeting bids Are to be opened Tor the Sale of $1.7 million in Revenue Bonds which will help finance construction of the three store Structure. The Hospital authority has a guaranteed 4 2 Lier cent maximum interest rate Tram the government so bids will of on interest lower than that amount for the Bonds. Available to finance construction of the Hospital Aie the Bond funds a is million Grant Troni the health. Education and welfare dept and local contributions which to Date Are More than $375 Kio. Hospital authority leaders Are hopeful bids will be Low enough for construction to keep the Sale it Bonds to a minimum. The amount of Bond ends which have to de repaved Between 1979 and 2007 will have a direct bearing on the Cost of Hospital services when the new institution opens. Should bids on construction run higher than funds available the Board will be forced to delete various options from the project in order to lower the bid Price opening of bids tuesday will Climax work and planning toward a new Hospital for this area which began in january ist>5 with Public meetings and formation of a committee to head preparations. Brownwood Community Hospital. Inc was granted a charter by the state in february 1965 and opened its local drive for funds the follow my month final approval of the $1 million Grant from hew came in july 1%6 while the final go ahead for the is 7 Public facilities loan came in april. 967. Present of flyers of Brown county Hospital authority include w to. Streeker president. Wendell Mas is vice president mrs Dorothy j Schroeder Secretary and David of Kutschke treasurer. Directors include Streeker Mayes Krischke or Seale Cutbirth or Braswell locker Roy h Simmons or. Jot p Smith dry red d Spencer. Or. J b Stephen Joe n Weatherby and a Lee Waldon. By Buck Scheib bulletin state editor of gov. Preston Smith told about 450 persons gathered for the awards presentation at the Owens Community saturday night that a through your own efforts you have focused statewide attention and admiration on yourselves for the Progress you have Smith talking to the tightly packed crowd who had moved info the Community Confer building to avoid a thundershowers said a contribute More a Small communities and towns Are contributing More and More to our stat As retiring people and even industries Are seeking the advantages of smaller places. A in an abundant Way you have made water Gas electricity telephones Al Nich neighbors and plenty of room available Tor All of those who wish to enjoy Thorn a Smith said he Felt Tbs most important thing was that the Owens Community had made the decision to work together and not become dormant. A what you have shown is that Owens has a future and other communities its size have a future also a he said. Director John Hutchison of the Texas Aam Extension service presented the Community with a first place certificate for state Community improvement to e. A. Lewis representing the Owens Community. Silver i Ray Reagan Brown sociologist at Texas Aam and in charge of area improvement programs in Texas presented an engraved Silver tray to mrs. J h Ehrke representing the Owens Community improvement glut the tray was Given for winning the District title. A the decision to have a future is what is important Here in these Brown said a Owens decided it was going to have a future and set about it by having a definite Brown described the program 4-see Owens on Page 2 Owens awards presentation a director John Hutchison of the Texas Aam l mention service left pre serifs the first place state Community improvement Sward to c a Lewis of the Owen Community Center As la gov. Preston Smith looks on duping saturday night s award resell nation. Old fiddlers contest and Barbecue at the Owens Community

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