United Fund to start drive for $15,911

Sept. 11-14, 1962 McCulloch Countians will be shooting for $15,591 as they get their annual United Fund campaign under way next Monday morning. Workers in the advanced gifts division and chairmen of the various other sections will meet for coffee and doughnuts at 9 a.m. at the Plateau Restaurant. Dan Johnston of Austin, field supervisor for the Salvation Army will be the guest speaker. “We’re getting an early start on the drive, and we hope we can get it over with as soon as possible,” said General Manager Mercer Slaughter. “The chairmen have done a lot of work in preparation, and we can finish the drive quickly, if we receive the cooperation of everyone.” Lewis Jordan is president of the United Fund, and Ramond Wilensky is chairman of the advanced gifts division. Other section chairmen: Industrial, James Isbell; Commercial, Frank Roddie, Jr.; Public Employes, James Feazelle; Rural, George Purcell and Norman Drake; Latin-American, Mrs. John Ynostroza; Negro, A.L. Reed. The projects committee of Beta Sigma Phi sorority will be in charge of house-to-house canvass. Rural Chairmen Purcell and Drake also have named the following persons to serve as United Fund Representatives in the county’s rural communities. Melvin, A. P. Waldrep and K. O. Ellington; Fife, Mrs. Tom Hickman; Calf Creek, Mrs. Jack Kyzer; Voca, Mrs. Wayne Spiller; Fairview, Delma Bell; Doole, Mrs. Babb Taylor and Mrs. Oscar Betsill; Salt Gap, Odis Waldrep; Stacy, Mrs. C. O. Moore; West Sweden, Mrs. David Dahlberg; Lohn, Carroll Watkins, Mrs. Stanley Moore and Mrs. Joe Smith; Camp San Saba, Mrs. M. J. Bean; Waldrip, Mrs. Paul Lohn; Dodge, Mrs. Houston Braly; East Sweden, Mrs. Nels Swenson; Mercury, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Jones; Pear Valley, Mrs. Bill Carroll; Placid, Mrs. Margaret Jordan; Rochelle, Leon Lee and C. W. Thompson. * * * Riders prep for roping contests here Sept. 22 Plans for the team roping contests to be held here Saturday, Sept. 22, were completed Monday night by the Heart of Texas Riders. About 40 members and 20 riders were present for the meeting held at the Jubilee race track. Contests and games were played by the group and the membership was reported at 140. In the team roping contests, invitations have been extended to riders in New Mexico and Oklahoma, as well as Texas and about 75 entries are expected. Work was completed Monday night on the arena, with three new gates having been built, along with a concession stand. The chairman and members of the Program Committee of the Llano Saddle Club were present for the Riders meeting Monday night. * * * Church calls new minister The Rev. Bill Boswell has accepted a call as minister of the First Christian Church. Succeeding the Rev. Ervin Watson who resigned to move to Irving, he is an August graduate of Texas Christian University’s Brite College of the Bible. Mr. Boswell and his wife were moving to Brady Friday, and he will preach his first sermon here Sunday. His father is a minister in Seattle, Wash., and organized the Arlington Heights Christian Church in Fort Worth many years ago. * * * Theatre group to be organized A Little Theatre group will be organized in Brady next Thursday evening. William Spurgin, Brady High teacher, and the Rev. Allen Brown, Presbyterian minister, are calling a meeting of interested Brady people for 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the fellowship hall of the Presbyterian Church. “Any individual or couple interested in this type of organization is urged to mark the date (Sept. 20) and attend this meeting,” they announced. * * * ‘Felt Hat Days’ set Friday and Saturday Mayor John Rudder has proclaimed Friday and Saturday as official Felt Hat Days in Brady. The mayor suggests that it’s time to toss away the old faded straw and step out in a new felt’now that fall is here and another grand football season is underway. A new fall felt will perk up your spirits as well as your appearance. Brady merchants have just the model and brim shape that a man in the Heart O’ Texas likes to wear. Participating in Felt Hat Day here Friday and Saturday, are John’s Boot and Hat Shop, Rosenberg-Myers Company, the Toggery, Wilensky’s, J. C. Penny Company and Samuel’s. Step out in a felt for the big football game here Friday night’Brady vs. Lake View. * * * Brady woman’s father, 77, dies Funeral services for Roy West, 77, of Newton, Kan., father of Mrs. Mason Crocker of Brady, were held Sept.3 in Kansas. Mr. West died Aug. 31, while undergoing surgery. Survivors are his wife, the daughter, Mrs. Crocker, and two grandchildren, Mrs. R. D. Bass of Dallas and Bryon D. Crocker of Matsfield Green, Kan., and six great granchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Crocker attended the funeral. * * * Brady High graduates heading for college Thirty-seven Brady High School classmates have asked that a transcript of their high school credits be sent to the following colleges for admission this fall: ‘To the University of Texas: James Land, Harry Bowden, Virgil Moore, Jimmy George, Darrell Roper, Suzy Allen. ‘To San Angelo College: George Kidd, Kathryn Leach, Dean Hahn, J. Roy Richie, Marilyn Haynes, Ronnie Rodrigue, Knox Trammell, Juanice Jones. ‘To Howard Payne College: Pauline Porter, Wanda Lou Blackburn. ‘To Texas Tech: Bobby Brown, Larry Low, Nancy Duncan. ‘To North Texas State: George Jones, Dan Wilson, Cheryl Huffman. ‘To Texas Christian University: Bill Harbour, Pat Porter. ‘To Southwest Texas State College: Bobby Spence, Drucilla Lewallen. ‘To Texas A&M: Gil Engdhal, Larry Miller, David T. Quinn, Donnie Hall, John Watson. ‘To San Antonio Commercial College: Lynfred Jo Otte and Janell Zumwalt. ‘To Odessa Junior College: Bob Archer. ‘To Tyler Junior College: Tommy Marsden. ‘To Abilene Christian College: Charles Reynolds. ‘To Draughon’s Business College, San Antonio, Jo Ann Kensing.

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