39th annual Jubilee to be ‘one of the best’

June 21-24, 1966 Brady’s big Fourth of July celebration, the July Jubilee is shaping up to be one of the best ever according to Jubilee officials. Owen Nance, parade chairman has announced that 80 entries have been received for the parade on July 1 at 10 a.m. The parade will feature beautiful girls, floats, bands, kids and horses. Miss National Rural Electrification, Jan Brow of Harper will be in the parade riding the LCRA float, representing McCulloch Electric Coop. Miss Brown has recently returned from a trip to Washington with the REA youth tour. Some of the other beauties appearing in the parade are Miss Mohair, Cindy Turner of Mountain Home; Pecan Queen, Connie Bagley of San Saba; Miss Texas Junior Miss, Nancy Notley of Lockhart; the Gillespie County Fair Queen, Lynette Crenwelge of Fredericksburg; the Mason County Queen, Gail Rogers, who is also Miss Wool and Miss Mohair from Kimble County; Miss Fiesta Flambeau of San Antonio and a representative from the Coleman County Rodeo Association. Nance pleased with the response commented,” I would like to have more local entries if anyone interested will call 597-2954 and we will put you in the parade.” Any children who would like to ride bicycles, floats or other vehicles are asked to enter the parade. Sheriff Luke Vogel is also interested in having horsemen young and old to ride in the “Luke Vogel Posse.” All entries large or small are welcome. The Brady High School band and an army band from Fort Hood will furnish music for the parade. Riding clubs entries have been received from Coleman, Ballinger and two clubs from Brownwood. Several more are expected. The Jubilee float is in the process of being remodeled and redecorated. Jubilee director, Charles Darley is pleased with the racing entries for the three-day race meet. By Tuesday morning 93 stall reservations had been received and noted that the cut-off point was rapidly approaching. “We expect to have all the stalls filled before the Jubilee begins. We are pleased with the way things are moving along and expect some very good horses.” *** Lions to install officers at Ladies Night affair Ladies night and installation of officers will feature the meeting of the Brady Lions Club at the Plateau Restaurant, Thursday night. Retiring president of the club is Rev. William S. Douglas. Succeeding Douglas will be James Mallow. All new officers will be installed and a plaque will be presented to the “Lion of the Year.” *** Amateur thieves hit train and Rawlings Burglars struck another Brady grocery store sometime Friday night when they entered Rawlings Grocery on 11th and Wall Streets and took $50 cash. Entry was gained through the door on the southwest front corner of the building when the burglars broke a padlock and hasp of the lock. A cash box was taken containing $15, another box containing $25 and a bank bag with $8 in pennies were also taken. Police Chief Dorman Gibbs investigated the break-in and said it was an amateur job. Mrs. Howard Salter , who lives near the store, said that about 11 p.m. Friday evening she witnessed two boys running from the store toward the high school parking lot and get in a black car and drive away. Last Friday afternoon three boys entered the caboose of the Santa Fe Train and took the transistor radio belonging to one of the trainmen. They had stopped the train near the North Bridge Crossing when the incident occurred. The boys were released into the custody of their parents. *** Williams reunion held lakeside The annual J.J. Williams reunion was held at Brady Lake Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Jasper James Williams of Big Spring the honorees. Members of the family, their children and grandchildren were present to enjoy the outing and recreation on the lake. The guest list included 30 grandchildren, 53 great- grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. *** Garner reunion at Richards Park The Garner reunion was held at Richards Park last weekend. Those attending were: Mrs. Pear Boyd, Donna Boyd, Randy Bryant of Fort Worth, Shirley Lawson, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Dillard, Brenda, Bud and Cowboy, Marsha Garner, Mr. and Mrs Clyde Tucker of San Angelo, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Cary of Eden, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Loggins, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Lee Loggins, Shelley Boyd of Abilene. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fields, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Ray Fields, Leston, Kreig and Valixte, J.B. Lewis, Marion Lewis, Royce and Johnny Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Spiller Boswell, Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Fields, Kathleen and Nita, Tommy Dan Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gibbs, Ed Peel, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Garner, Les Mitchel of Melvin, Mr. and Mrs. James Evans, Jodie ,Judy and Gloria from Carlsbad, N.M.

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