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 - PETE FVRBOmO MEET THE PIRATES <Editor’s note:...
PETE FVRBOmO MEET THE PIRATES <Editor’s note: This it the ejohth in.entitled “Without You” next fall series of stones on the Waco Pirates.) ai0ng with some other numbers. Pete, 22. has only one solid year Pete Furbondo, handsome young pitcher for the Waco Pirates, is playing a two-handed suit as he tries to make his mark in the world. His baseball playing may only become a secondary Interest if his success as a vocalist continues. continues. Perry Como started the Italian- American trend in crooning and Furbondo has him bested and all other predecessors in the looks department department and the few^n Waco that nave heard him will tell you he does all right in the singing end, too. FurbondcK, who calls Pomona. Calif., home, put in baritone guest spots with Stan Kenton and Buddy Morrow* bands before going into the service and has sung in many oi the top night spots in Hollywood and Palm Springs, Calif. He's also planning to record a sure hit song of baseball behind him—last season season at Billings. Mont., of the Class C Pioneer League where he won eight and lost seven with a 4.14 earned run average. He played only a couple of months In 1950 with Modesto, Calif., of the Class C California League before going into the Army and had a similar short stand with the same club at the end of the 1952 season. Army service wasn’t any song for Furbondo. He served with the 40th Infantry Division as a machine machine gunner and spent seven months in Korea, seeing plenty of Action at Sniper Ridge and nearby Kumson Valley. A slender righthander, Furbondo weighs 172 pounds and stands 6-1. Single, with blue eyes and wavy hair, Pete’s sure to become an idol of the younger Pirate boosters. That good right arm may make it unanimous with the hard-bitten baseball fans, too. USE COMMON SENSE TO TAKE OFF FAT Here is an inexpensive home recipa to take off ungainly weight and help bring back alluring curves and graceful graceful slenderness. Just ask your druggist druggist for four ounces of ¿quid Bar- centrate — now just Si.69 Mix with grapefruit juice as directed on label and take according to directions No starvation diet. If the very first bottle bottle doesn’t show you the sensible, easy way to reduce, just return the empty bottle for your money back. Mrs. Helen Cox. 933 Danville Drive, \bilene, Texas, wrote us as follows: “I have been a user of Barcentrate ever since a friend advised using it for regularity as »ell as an aid in losing weight. I have lost 20 pounds taking the liquid Barcentrate in grapefruit juice. I also find the Bar­ centrate tablets especially beneficial in curbing any tendency to overeat, even between regular meals.”

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  1. The Waco News-Tribune,
  2. 23 Apr 1954, Fri,
  3. Page 11

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