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Brownwood Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 26, 1966, Brownwood, Texas Weather forecast Brownwood area Clear to part in Cloudy tonight and tuesday. Low tonight 65-70. High tuesday 85 to 92. Maximum temperature Here sunday 89. Overnight Low 64 Sunset 7 24, Sunrise 6 22. Roy Smood Duhs in ii i.  .32_______ Milo ten pages today Brownwood Texas monday september 26, 1966 volume 66 no. 297 10c per cop Gas system vote set tues United fund drive opens Brown county United fund kicked off its Advance gift division this morning with an informal Coffee session before workers fanned out to begin making Calls. Other divisions will begin their drive Ort. To of the workers in the Advance fifth. W. G. Streckert is also in his Lith year although he has not been a team Captain for the entire period. Captaining teams for the Lith consecutive year Are Jack Broad Wendell moves Joe Weatherby and Fred Carpenter. Others who have worked in the gift division headed by w. Lee Advance gifts division since it Watson 18. Have worked with the drive All of its previous 10 years and Are now in their Lith Campaign. Four of the five team captains in o handling that Job for the Lith time this year while the Japan digs out after 2 typhoons by Rene Georges Inagaki Tokyo apr hundreds of police and soldiers were pressed into disaster duty today to clean up the debris restore communications and dig out the dead from the worst typhoon to hit Japan in seven years. Typhoon Ida smashed into the heartland of Japan the Tokyo and it Fuji area Early sunday while typhoon Helen was still beating Southern Japan with less ferocity. National police Headquarters said the latest count was 197 dead 123 missing and nearly 1.-000 injured. Damage to . Military installations was estimated at More than $6 million. Government officials estimate began Are Groner Pitts Elmo Letbetter c. A Quot Johnson James Timmins. Vav. R. Lyle Vav Vav. Jamar Joe Vav. Blagg James Henley Jack Nonman. David Henley. Rufus Stanley Wayland Hill and Vav. C. Monroe. Workers in the Advance gift division As in All of divisions will be asking Brown county residents to increase their gifts by 15 per cent to take care of a 15 per cent increase in the budget. Budget for the current drive is $48,701 and donors will be asked for an increase in individual contributions for the first time in seven years. Tile budget Rose during the past seven years but the difference was made up a by locating previously unsolicited contributors. A fair share giving is being stressed As the Means of reaching this year s increased goal with Brown county residents asked to make their United fund donation total a Days pay. Moderate turnout expected to Brownwood voters will decide tuesday whether or not to sell the municipal Gas system. Polls will be open at five locations from 8 a m to Advance gift division of the Brown county United fund got rolling this morning with an informal Coffee at the brow Towner. Captaining teams Are left to right Wendell Mayes w. G. Streckert Joe Weatherby Jack Broad and Fred Carpenter. Other divisions will begin their drives oct. To. Staff photo tropical storm Inez declared sergeant major Wooldridge named i est t exan of month de japanese damage at More storm Inez grew into a Hurri a a than $300 million. Canc today and roared toward Texas chamber of Commerce. It was the highest typhoon Abilene sept. A the top Shawnee okla. On aug. 12. 1922 direct link with the top bras5, ranking enlisted Man of the in bul. Moved to Brownwood with he has offices in the Pentagon lire United states army ser his family when he was three directly across the Hall from Geant major William o. Wool attending elementary and High general Harold k. Johnson Dridge of Brownwood has been school there before enlisting in army chief of staff and the named West texan of the month the army. Sergeant is combination spokes Wooldridge the army s a dear Man. Bargaining agent and a Abby is the enlisted Many a ther confessor for the 1,250.000 Hurricane Miami. Fla. Apr tropical Nam inc Crew min a Henrri or september by the West was casualty toll since 5.041 died near n Nagoya on sept. 26. 1959. . Army Headquarters said no americans were badly injured. A third big typhoon. June was churning in the Pacific. Weathermen said it might approach Japan thursday if it stays on its present course. The weekend typhoons and particular ill Ida. Caused multimillion Dollar damage including 60 per cent of the Pear and grape crops in Yamanashi prefecture site of it. Fuji. Salty rain carried by the typhoon also did widespread damage to harvests. Ida hurled the most violent winds Ever recorded by japanese weathermen a 202-mile gusts a at the top of it. Fuji. The Leeward islands with top winds of 80 Miles an hour. The weather Bureau hoisted Hurricane warnings Over the Leeward at the East end of the Caribbean sea from Marie Galante to Antigua. It was expected to strike the Leeward sometime tuesday then threaten puerto Rico. The Hurricane was entered noncommissioned officer in the 350 Miles East of Guadeloupe history of the to hold the and 675 Miles East Southeast of in Bas sergeant major of the Wooldridge is featured in the september Issue of West Texas today monthly Magazine of the a acc. The combat Veteran will also be honoured in Brownwood wednesday with a Welcome Home Celebration in the City where he grew up. Wooldridge is the first san Juan. It was still 2.100 Miles East Southeast of the Florida coast. Army. He was appointed on july la just a week after the position was established in the army he is a much decorated Veteran of 26 years service in tile army having enlisted in no vember of 1940. He has been american soldiers scattered around the world. Part of his Job is to advise general Johnson the president of the United states and perhaps Congress on a multitude of matters affecting soldiers. He was selected from among 4.700 senior noncommissioned officers for his new Post. Washington newsmen have to keep posted on what the enlisted men Are thinking. He has already made one trip Back to Viet Nam with general Johnson. He received 300 pieces of mail in the first 30 Days in his new Job some containing complaints. Others constructive suggestions and others personal problems. Every letter is answered. Except for the nine months he spent in Viet Nam Wooldridge a family Lias been with him at posts in Europe Japan and Hawaii. His wife Barbara is a native of Tennessee. They met at for Sam Houston when she was a wac dental Technics 7 . All qualified voters City limits for the past six cast a ballot. Qualified voters Means persons who hold a valid poll tax. Exemption Cert Fincato or registration certificate voting boxes and judges include Ward i. South elementary school mrs. Vav r Sanderson judge mrs. Brownell Adams alternate Ward 2. County courthouse mrs. M. Smith judge Gus Stuart alternate. Ward 3, Daniel Baker band Hall mrs. R. Al Daniel judge. Mrs. A r. Bane alternate. Ward 4, St. James Hall formerly Looney school. Mrs. George b. Savage judge mrs. Lois Alexander alternate. Ward 5. Woodland Heights elementary school. Mrs. Lloyd Alexander judge. Mrs. Mabel Matthaei alternate. A total of 21 Absentee ballots were cast in the election indicating Only moderate turnout. The number is higher than Absentee ballots cast in the last election to name City officials hut lower than average for Bond elections and such. If voters approve the Sale the City Council will accept a bid of $425,000 for equipment and assets of the City Gas system plus $6,490.36 for the present shop inventory from Lone Star Gas co. Included in the bid besides the Cash was a proposal from Lone Star for new rates to All Brownwood customers w ii i c to would reflect savings to every customer. Proposed rates proposed new rates would be $1.50 net for the first Hoo cubic feet of Gas used $1,334 net for the next 1,400 cubic feet 83 4 cents per 1,000 on the next 3.000 cubic feet 58 4 cents net per 1,000 on the next 20,000 cubic feet and 53 4 cents net per 1.000 All Over 25,000 cubic who have lived months will be within the eligible to feet. In Iii customer Sale of proposed a citizen Tor a met the City rates Fig ise now one Star Here. The a several s study ill inn of lion Vas in or out 1< offed run i it War to pal it Una s system was months ago by committee of investigation called by the com i t Iron the teens recommendation. Projects consideration if voters give their stamp of approval to the systems Sale several projects Are due consid see Gas on Page 2 my sgt. Maj. Wooldridge. Top West texan House Burns Down Indian Creek bbl a vacant House owned by Weldon Mahan burned to the ground about 4 a in. Here sunday. Cause awarded the Silver Star medal per inf anneal in Csc of the fire has not been def a u la flu ter mined. Airs. R. W. Eckert wins Grid contest mrs. R. Vav. Eckert of Brownwood correctly picking winners in All six games is the Winner of the bulletins first football contest of the 1966 season. She submitted the Only perfect entry and will receive the $5 top prize. Thirty entries missed just one game but second and third place Money will be shared by Jerry Perkins of 1402 English St., and mrs. G g. Hoyle of 160j ninth St. They will receive $2.50 each on the basis of closer guesses on the key game Richland Springs May the Coy otes downed the tigers 24-6 for a total score of 30. Both mrs. English and Perkins chose a total of 31. Also missing one game but failing to get close on the \ tic breaking key game were Doug Jones of 600 Parkway or. Three entries Idarene Luker of 3001 fourth St., Bob j Curbo of 2105 Southside dr., Ronnie Cornelius of 1706 i second St., Jack Early of 912 Belle Plain and t. D. What i Ley of 1104 Holcomb St. Also Carlton land of 1714 first St., no Elda Smith of f 508 eighth St., Frankie Middleton of 1210 Willis St., Byron i Olson of 2208 first St., Elton Dobbins of 1107 first St., Odell Ormsby of Comanche Marshall Tongate of 717 ave. I i. C. A. Goodwin of 2503 first St., m. Al Sims of 1711 Sec i Ond St. Two entries Bobby Ramsey of 2300 Dart More two a entries Jove Firkins of 1402 English St. Three entries i and Jerry Perkins of 1402 English St. Five entries. Entry Blank for this weeks contest appears on today a i sports Page. Entry deadline is 5 . F riday. An additional $100 will go to the entry correctly picking i All winners and the total score of the tie breaking game. G first weeks entry list was one of the largest in his a tory according to contest officials. Twice one for gallantry in act in at Aachen Germany in october of 1944 and again in december of the same year during the Battle of the bulge both while serving with the 1st infantry division. He also has won the legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster the Bronze Star medal the air by warm. Medal with five Oak Leaf clusters the army commendation ribbon with two Oak Leaf clusters the purple heart medal and the combat infantryman badge with Star. Coming of fall by the associated press a puny Cool front reminded Texas Panhandle plams sector today that fall is trying to get said Wooldridge s seriousness of an they have four sons and a purpose and his Friendly Atli daughter tude have already made a deep the sergeant majors father impression on Washington of William r. Wooldridge and a facials. He plans frequent visits sister mrs. Opal Reynolds still to army units around the world live in Brownwood. Vice president Humphrey starts California tour los Angeles apr viewing gov. Edmund g. Brown in president Hubert h. Humphrey his race Gamst Republican Ron spoke about sen. Robert f. Ald Reagan. Established. Areas farther Quot Humphrey took an a it mis Quot a in the state stayed comparative look at his own chances for comparing president Johnson sharing the i orb presidential a a.,. With Kennedy the vice presi ticket with Johnson. By Early morning the Forward Dent said a president Johnson a asked if the president had Edge of the cooler air was crawl View is r Ettje More mature a promised him a place on the my along a line looping South Jet the More responsible a Little ticket. Humphrey said a in the Westward from Wichita Falls be-1 More in the Public realities of polities the presi tween Lamesa and Midland Humphrey talked about Ken Dent is required to have an opulence Hack to the Northwest Ned and his own political fun turn. I done to know who he will when his appointment As ser across new Mexico. Jure on a television news inter want As his running mate Iti Geant major of the army came behind the front the Mercury View loped for released in give him the full measure of he was in Viet Nam. Again with sagged to 51 degrees before Southern California tonight. Devotion and if f do that you la the a big red one As they Call Dawn at Dalhart in the Imper it began a two Day tour of the find the president won t be Dis the 1st division. Panhandle. At the same hour state in which he planned to vis satisfied with me and Well he the Reading was 74 at Galveston it Federal installations and help walking Side by Side for Many Wooldridge was born in on the coast. Democratic candidates include months and years a bombers silent guns judge throws out charge Hayneville Ala a a judge of state court threw out an assault charge today against a former special Deputy sheriff accused of wounding a civil rights worker during an outbreak of racial violence in i Lowndes county last year i the decision by circuit judge Worth Thagard Means that the defendant Thomas l Coleman cannot he indicted again and cannot he tried for the Shotgun attack on the Rev Richard Morrisroe a White Catholic priest from Chicago. Immediately afterwards the court got ready for the trial of a kit flux Klansman Fri Gene Thomas on a murder charge in the killing of Viola Gregg Liuzzo. Another White civil rights Volunteer. Ers intensify probe Kenilworth. 111. A a 19-year-old youth was sought for questioning in the Valerie Feriv slaying today As police beefed up their forces for a Long investigation the investigation a is going to take a Long time a said Kenilworth police chief Robert m. Daley Fie said state troopers had joined his 11-Man Force trying to track Down the Slayer of miss Percy 21, daughter of Charles h Perry. Gop nominee for the . Senate from Illinois. Police sought for questioning a youth about 19 who spoke to Valerie and her twin sister Sharon some to hours before Valerie was killed. Police said the girls sat near the youth in an elevated train car As they returned Home from their fathers Chicago Campaign Headquarters. They quoted i Sharon As saying her sister introduced the youth by his first name Only. Sharon told police the conversation then ended she said the South transferred trains with them and got off at their Stop walked behind them a Short distance and then took another path. The Percy family went into seclusion at an undisclosed location. Police reported that Percy and Sharon Percy had Given them new leads. Chief Dale said the information had been related by a family Friend without disclosing specifics. Daley said they had Given him the names of new possible suspects and additional information on persons previously considered suspects also Percy was beaten and stabbed repeatedly sept. 18 in the Percy Home. A a a by j a isms a. A a Aja i j y.\. I a i wow in r t Jef r 9 Ltd y c v in a. Quot x by Robert Tuckman Saiga l South Viet Nam apr . Bomber pilots reported silencing to antiaircraft gun positions in North Viet Nam sunday along a main rail line to communist China. During 127 bombing raids in the North . Fliers also attacked four surface to air missile Sites including one Only nine Miles Northeast of Hanoi. Navy attack bombers reported destroying a North vietnamese torpedo boat 50 Miles Northeast of Haiphong in the Tonkin Gulf. Ground fighting in South Viet Nam dwindled to Small and scattered actions after a weekend in which ., South vietnamese and korean forces reported nearly 300 Viet Cong and North vietnamese killed. Plane downed during the raids Over the North a . Air pm orce f105 thunderchief was shot Down and the Pilot is missing. It was the 386th plane reported lost in tile War Over North Viet Nam. The antiaircraft gun positions knocked out by air Force Thun kerchiefs were part of a Chain protecting the Northeast rail artery 50 to 55 Miles Northeast of the red capital a . Spokesman said Navy planes from the aircraft Carrier Coral sea attacked three Sam Sites in the Thanh Hoa area and the spokesman said they heavily damaged All three. The fourth missiles site nine Miles from Hanoi was pounded by air Force bombers. Marines operate . Marines operating near the demilitarized zone Between North and South Viet Nam re-.11 of 60 i vietnamese army regulars in a fierce fight saturday. The leathernecks were hard hit themselves reporting moderate casualties. In a predawn attack Over the demilitarized zone sunday air f orce b52 bombers hammered North vietnamese infiltration routes and Supply and storage areas. Us. Sources reported three helicopters lost in South Viet Nam sunday one by enemy ground ire. One by . Artillery fire and the other in a crash. Two crewmen were killed and two injured when one helicopter crashed in a mine Field at Bien Hoa. Two persons aboard a helicopter knocked Down by grounder 21 Miles Southeast of Saigon were injured. Flood Waters continued to Rise in the Mekong Delta reaching rooftops in some sections of the hard hit provinces of Chau Doc an Giang Kien Phong and Kien Tuong. Some 20,000 vietnamese have been made homeless and thousands More face evacuation but no deaths have been reported the first armed forces television station in a combat zone in Viet Nam was formally opened in a tape cutting ceremony sunday at qui Nhon. The station we Pisny a. Cd combat Strain a the Strain of combat is reflected in the face of a weary Marine As he rests during a Lull in the fighting near Dong a South Viet Nam

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