Huh’ Dogs won’t score at Llano’

October 18-21, 1960 Rumors from Llano “that Brady won’t even score Friday night” stirred up football fever in Brady to a new high this week. Every available ticket in Brady had been sold by noon Wednesday, and most of them were gone Tuesday afternoon. Brady had been sent 370 reserved seats for the east-side grandstand. “But we don’t want to discourage anyone from going,” said Principal C.A. Ethridge. “I talked to Llano Thursday morning and they were moving in some bleachers from the baseball field. There should be plenty of seats if people will just go over.’ At least 600 to 700 seats should be available for Brady fans. Backing a team that has won six straight and has given up only eight points, Llano fans are red hot and some were reportedly boasting that “the Bulldogs won’t even score.” Brady coach K.Y. Owens said, “I just don’t know. I can’t tell how good they are. I can’t imagine a team which has given up only eight points. I do know that they’re really enthusiastic. We’re going to have to be ready for them. “They have won two good ones, Burnet and Fredericksburg.” The real “hosses” of the Llano Yellowjackets are quarterback Henry Hammons, 165 and fullback Dexter Smith, 185. Hammons averaged almost 10 yards per carry against Fredericksburg, and Smith had a 4-yard average. The Yellowjackets amassed 294 yards rushing against the Hillbillies. Hammons is dangerous on his wide sweeps, and Smith gets the ball when the Jackets move through the line. Another boy deserving of attention is Joe Bill Watkins, an all-district basketball player last year, who is a good pass receiver at end and plays halfback on defense. In addition to having plenty of speed, Hammons kicks field goals, too. It was his field goal that beat Mason, 3-0, and he kicked one last week also against Fredericksburg. The Yellowjackets have scored 168 points this year. Although they have won six, they had to forfeit their first one with Marble Falls on a question of eligibility. * * * Highway engineer lauded as new bridge is opened Friends and fellow workers in the Texas Highway Department applauded Robert J. (Bob) Milligan as the new bridge on West Commerce Street was dedicated to him Thursday morning. ‘We have been fortunate to have such a man serve our district,’ Brady City Supt. James Feazelle said in introducing Milligan at the dedication ceremonies held at the National Guard Armory. ‘His devotion to his job has benefitted us greatly. He has made many friends in this area over the years.’ Present to honor Milligan were Herb Petry of Carrizo Springs, chairman, and Hal Woodward of Coleman, a member of the Texas Highway Commission, Brady add McCulloch County officials and friends of Milligan, and other highway department engineers from Coleman, Brownwood, Eden, Waco, Brecken-ridge and Fort Worth. ‘I am pleased to se so many of the men who have worked with Bob Milligan,’ Petry said. ‘That is the best evidence of the high esteem they have for him.’ Milligan has served in the Brownwood office of the Texas Highway Department since 1929 and retired as district engineer Sept. 15. Feazelle gave him a small engraved paperweight reproducing the words of dedication on two plaques which have been erected at each end of the new bridge. PERSONAL MENTIONS Attends game at Lubbock S.P. Tomlinson, accompanied by Ross Cavin, drove to Lubbock Saturday where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Tomlinson and Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Tomlinson. Mrs. S.P. Tomlinson had accompanied Mrs. Frankie Tomlinson and small son to Lubbock last Wednesday. They all attended the Tech-Baylor game Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. S.P. Tomlin-son and Ross returned to Brady Sunday evening. Visit children in Lubbock Mr. and Mrs. George Purcell and Mr. and Mrs. Buster Quain visited their respective children, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Caylor and Miss Nell Quain, in Lubbock, last weekend. They all attended the Tech-Baylor game Saturday. Sunday admittances Patients entering Brady Hospital Sunday were Mrs. D.A. Roper, Rochelle; Miss Autheria Swaim, Eden; Mrs. W.W. Spiller, Mrs. John Williams, Mrs. Agnes Glasscock, Brady; Mrs. Levi Horn, Richland Springs and C.A. Siler, Melvin. Dismissed from hospital A.W. Moseley, who had been a patient in Brady Hospital following a car accident, was able to return home Monday.

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