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The Mexia Daily News from Mexia, Texas · Page 6

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Friday, June 24, 1955
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THE MEXIA DAILY HEWS, M&XIA. TSXAft, fRffcAT, JOTfE 14, 1ISS—PAGE SIX »6X 3 OAMfeS BEHIND YAHK9 WITH CHICAGO WIN HT tlnttcd Prtss 1 Byfd's shutout, the 12th of the ifeasofi tot a White SOX pitcher, tfept Chicago Within two games jpf the American League pace- iftetting Yankees, yesterday. * T'ife Yanks beat the Athletics 4- D. fht! third-place Indians beat Ihe Orioles 9-2. * The Red Sox climbed to within a single percentage point of fourth place by blanking the Tigers 7*0. * In the only two National Lea- Jue games scheduled, the Dodgers increased their lead to 14 games with a 7-4 victory over ttip Clubs whijp the Cardinals defeated the Phillies 7-1 . LIBERTY Adults _ 25c Teen Age 20c Children JOc Until September 1st FRI.-SAT. Big Double Bill Program "Passion" In Technicolor LOTS OF ACTION Starring — YVONNE DE CARLO CORNEL WILDE Alao— "The Sable Scarf" Starring— ANDREW CRAWFORD JUDY CAMPBELL Plu* Cartoon — Serial Double Play: Durocher To Cards, Rigney To Giants BY HARRY GRAYSON NEA Sports, Editor NEW YORK — (NEA)—Leo Durocher definitely is out as manager of the Giants. A good bet is that Durocher, controversial man of many baseball lives, once more will land right side up*, this time as manager of the Cardinals. Bill Rigney, bespectacled former shortstop who has the New Yofk club's Minneapolis farm club out in front in the American PisoniSlomt 13th Homtr of Stoton; Lot* 3*2 Association, is expected to be named the Giants' new manager any day now. It was more than the exhibition game between the Giants and Millers that took Horace C. Stoneham to Minneapolis. Durocher is friendly with August A. Busch Jr., who is as dissatisfied with the St. Louis club as Stoneham is with the shocking decline in New York. Busch seeks an established major league manager, was vastly impressed with Durochcr's manipulating and World Sorites performance last season. Gussie goes •N YOUR SIGNATURI .ONLY 103 North Sherman—Mexia GXf'3223 Adult SOc, Teen 40c, Child 15c Lost Times Today! Pre-Release Showing! I • IMMM MOTM • MM cwm • A UMviisti.NTUMTiMM. newt Cartoon • Feaiurette • Latest News I Double Feature • SATURDAY ONLY! MB mm- JOHN USUE Color Cartoon "Penny Antics Pe!e»s«i thru Modern Cleaners News DRIVE IN ~r~i \ c. < c f .- Opens 7:15 Starts 8:15 Adults 40c Children Free TONIGHT and SAT. NIGHT! J * DOUBLE FEATURE * 2~ FIRST ft LAST FEATURE j n ' * HENRY FONDA In John Steinbeck's SECOND FEATURE WMJTfM4N VM9UC IMOMM THE CRAPES OF WRATH A TWIHDITH CINTUK.NU MCtUM Donald Duck Color Cartoon II.M CLASSICS Dick Scott News INC: SPECIAL MID-NIGHT SHOW TONIGHT , Boxoffice •• Opens •* 11:1$ P. M. Show Starts 11:30 P. M. All Seats This Show Only SOc TEMPTRESS of TERROR! A Vampire's Bride willi blood on her lips! Cartoe* — "Ku Ku Nuts" :or The Lip's flamboyancy and Hollywood touch. Sometime back ;t was reported that Durocher was to land an agency for the beer arewed by the Red Birds' owner. When Harry Walker succeeded Eddie Stanky as the Cardinals' pilot not long ago, nothing was said about Dixie's kid brother be- ng anything more than a stop- jap. It would not be surprising to see Durocher resign his post at the Polo Grounds. That would give everybody an out and enable The Lip to negotiate with Busch. Durocher has a rich St. Louis background, formerly resided there and it was at Sportsma:< 's Park, now Busch Stadium, thf.t he played his finest shortstop for the celebrated Gas House Gang of 1934. Concern about a long hard summer at the Polo Grounds prompted Stoneham to move. The Giants have drawn 480,000 to date, but far in the ruck and flirting with the second division, two remaining series—six games—with the Dodgers is about all the front office has to look forward to in the way of Harlem turnstile spin. Once again Brooklyn fans have to come to the rescue of the Giants. AMERICAN LEAGUE Team— W L Pet. CB New York 45 23 .662 Chicago 40 22 .645 2 Cleveland 40 26 .606 4 Detroit 32 30 .516 10 Boston 34 32 .515 10 Kansas City 24 40 .375 19 Washington 23 40 .365 19 Vfe Baltimore 20 45 .303 23 V Thursday's Results Chicago 7, Washington 0. Cleveland 9, Baltimore 2. New York 4, Kansas City 0. Boston 7, Detroit 0. Friday's Schedule Detroit at Washington, night. Kansas City at Baltimore, night. Cleveland at New York, night. Chicago at Boston, night. NATIONAL LEAGUE Team— W L Pet. GB Brooklyn 49 16 .754 Milwaukee 35 30 .538 14 Chicago ..36 31 .537 14 New York 32 33 .492 17 Cincinnati 28 33 .451' 19 Philadelphia -.29 35 .453 19 ft St. Louis -.2735 .435 20'A Pittsburgh 21 44 .323 28 Thursday's Results Brooklyn 7, Chicago 4. St. Louis 7, Philadelphia 1. Only games scheduled. Friday's Schedule Pittsburgh at Chicago. New York at St. Louis, night. Brooklyn at Milwaukee, night. Philadelphia at Cincinnati, 2, twi-night. TEXAS LEAGUE Team— W L Pet. GB Dallas 52 32 .619 San Antonio 44 36 .550 6 Tulsa 43 36 .544 6Ms Fort Worth 42 36 .538 7 Houston 42 39 .525 8 Vis Shreveport 42 42 .500 10 Oklahoma City 32 49 .395 18 Vi Beaumont 27 55 .329 24 Thursday's Results Shreveport 5, Beaumont 2. •r United Pr*M Ninth-inning blows settled two games in the Texas League last night. Jim Pisoni slammed his 13th homer of the season in the last fame to hand San Antonio a 3 o 1 victory over Houston, and luss Burns singled in the winning run in the ninth as Oklahoma City edged Dallas 3 to 2. Burns' winning single came as a pinch hit. He had been benched with a blistered hand. In other gamr.s Tulsa nipped fort Worth 2 to 3 and Shreveport stopped Beaumont 5 to 2. The llth hour homer by Pisoni came with Bob Caffery on base and two out in the ninth. Russ Rac had knotted the count at 1 to 1 in the top of the ninth after Kal Segrist's llth circuit swat of the season had given the Missions a 1 to 0 lead in the fourth. Mel Held took the win while Hugh Sooter was charged with the loss. A YMCA junior baseball benefit crowd of 5,032, the largest of the year at Oklahoma City, watched Burns get his clutch hit for the home-town Indians. Al Papai picked up his 13th win of the year &:\d Jim Tugerson was credited with the defeat for league-leading Dallas. Shreveport jumped off to a two-run lead in the first inning to stake Bill Tremel to his fifth victory against two losses. Dick Kelly took his fourth defeat. Dolan Nichols struck out five and walked one to pitch the Tulsa Oilers past Fort Worth. Carroll Beringen absorbed the loss. Mike Lutz got the Oilers : quick lead when he slapped a solo homer in the fifth inning. The teams play the second game of the series tonight with Beaumont at Shreveport, Dallas al Oklahoma City, Houston at San Antonio and Tulsa at Fort Worth BETTER TAX LAWS ARE ADVOCATED JACKSONVILLE — (UP) — A reorganization in both the taxing and spending fields in the Texas government to cope with modern problems was urged today by State Sen. Ottis Lock. "Our hodge-podge of state tax laws which have grown like top- sy from one emergency to another should be reorganized into a sound, fair code protecting each person from excessive taxation," the Lufkin lawmaker said. San Antonio 3, Houston 1. Oklahoma City 3, Dallas 2. Tulsa 2, Fort Worth 1. Friday'* Schedule Beaumont at Shreveport. Dallas at Oklahoma City. Houston at San Antonio. Tulsa at Fort Worth. NOTICE OF BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING In obedience to an order of the Board of Equalization, regularly convened and sitting, notice is hereby given that said Board of Equilization will be in session at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse in the town of Groesbeck, Limestone County, Texas, at 9:00 o'clock A. M., beginning on the 5th day of July, 1955, and from day to day thereafter, for the purpose of determining, fixing and equalizing the value of any and all taxable property situated in Limestone County, Texas, until such values have finally been determined for taxable purposes for the year 1955, and any and all persons interested or having business with said Board arc hereby notified to be present. JOHN KIDD, County Clerk, Limestone County, Texas. Limestone County, Groesbeck, Texas, This 23rd day of June, 1955. RED HOT USED CAR PRICES 1946 PLYMOUTH—5 New Tires. Runs Good — Special _ 1950 DODGE—4 Door. Radio, Heater, One Owner 1952 PLYMOUTH—4 Dr. 2 Tone. R-H. Good Tires. Real Buy—Only _ 1951 DODGE 4 Dr R-H, A. T. One owner, real transportation ..._ 1954 CHEVROLET 4 Door. Heater. Seat Covers, clean, runs good 1951 PLYMOUTH, Suburban. Good tires. Runs good, local car—only '250 '575 $ 695 $ 695 .1295 $ 650 M«ny Late Model* to Choae from. We trade lor anything that U not too hot or nailed down. Come by and try ua. A McKenzie Motor Company DODOE PLYMOUTH DEALER! USED CAM New Cert — v,* * AV M Service Dept GY6-2814 OY**2ltf Santee to Run Mile AtAAUMeetTodiy; Two Texins Entered BY OENE MfiAKtWS BOULDER, Colo. — (UP) — Wes Santee, the Ashland antelope, and Fred Dwyer renew their duel of endurance today but neither hope to approach the four- minute mile. The mile ought to be the best opening day event in the national AAU track and field meet at the University of Colorado., The estimated crowd of 10,000 may find excitement also in the high jump, the dashes, the broad jump and the middle distances. Santee, who held the AAU championship for two years before Dwyer won a year ago, holds the Folsom Field record for the mile—4:13. He said Thursday that the four-minute mile "is out of the question up here," so he just planned to "run to win." He'll not only have to beat Dwyer, but Billy Tidwell, a fellow Kansan; UCLA's Bob Seaman, and Jim Bailey, NCAA champion from Oregon. Ernie Shelton, Southern California, end Charles Dumas, Compton, Calif., Prepstor, were expected to vie for first place in the high jump. Both have approached the world record of six feet 11 1-4 inches. Jig Golliday, NCAA champion DR. JOHN R. DOBBS. JR. Optometrist Bowlen Bond Bldg. Phone 192 ... Teague from Northwestern, and Bobby Morrow, Abilene Christian College flash, should prove too much for Art Bragg, the defending 100-yard dash champion, The broad jump was expected to furnish another close contest between John Bennett, formerly of Marquetle, and Roselyn Range, Fort Ord, Calif., soldier just out of high school. Range edged Bennett by six-eighths of an inch with a winning leap of 26 feet, 4 1-8 inches at the Pan American games. Josh Culbreath of Morgan State, defending champion, and Eddie Southern, sensational 18- year-old Dallas prepster, headed the entry list, in Friday's 440- yard hurdles. Nationwide Service Phone GY6-3371 Mexla, Texas Cubs Sign T»"i CHICAGO —(UP)— Jim Woolard, 22-year-old third-baseman from Cushing, Okla., and Bob Cooke, 19-year-old catcher from Reidsville, N. C., were signed Friday by the Chicago Cubs and assigned to farm clubs. Woolard went to Twin Falls of the Pioneer League and Cooke to Paris in the Mississippi-Ohio League. HEARING CLINIC Free Hearing Test*. C. W. Eaton Beltone District Menace* will be it the Roller Hotel Monday. June 27th 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. We carry iresh batteriea for all make hearing aids We Repair Aids. Others hrs. by appointment R. H. HIGGINS COMPANY 108 So. Ith. Street WACO, TEXAS Canada's area is 30 times that of the British Isles. PINK A. BATES LIFE INSURANCE Ask about our Haw familf Group Savings Plan — Plus Many Other*. HOSPITAL INSURANCE f 20 to $30 per Day plus Surgical—lit Aid — Ambulance, Maternity, also return of premiums. POLIO Plus 14 other Dreaded Costly Disease*. 1 Person $1 Year—Family 112 ACCIDENT Penny a Day dent Plan— Travel Acci- FIRE—TORNADO—THEFT Pay The Easy Way Monthly—Quarterly—Yearly Don't Let Disaster Overtake You Without Be Protection! /SAFE and SOUND Do Strangers In Mexia Know About Your Firm? Mexia's firms >,'hich do not adrertise their goods and serrice* are invited to read the following from the American Bankers Mage•inc. as it gives a new slant on business, your own business, as well as the matter of building our town. "No business man in any town should allow a newspaper published in his town to go without his name and business being mentioned somewhere in its columns," says the magazine. "This does not mean you should have a whole, half, or even a quarter page ad in each issue of the paper, but your name and business should be mentioned, even if you do not use more than a two-line space. "A stranger picking up a newspaper should be able to tell what business is represented in a town by looking at the paper. This is the best possible town advertising. "The man who does not advertise his business does an injustice to himself and the town. The man who insists on sharing the business that comes to town, but refuses to advertise his own, is not a valuable addition to any town. "The life of a town depends on live, wide-awake and liberal advertising business men." Newspaper Advertising Gets Results. Give Us A Chance To Prove It. i-t 1 The Mexia Daily News

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