The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on June 4, 1947 · Page 21
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The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas · Page 21

Brownsville, Texas
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Wednesday, June 4, 1947
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1NNERS IN MEMORIAL DAY TOURNAMENT **l Johnny Mize Tops Babe Ruth's Pace By Tht Associated Press Although the New York Giants arc the surprise team of the major leagues, there is no secret why Mel Ott's,.gang is at the top of the National League today, ' " ' ; ' ! ' The answer lies in their big, booming home run bats. In 39 games of which they've won 23, the slugging men of Ott, led by Johnny ( Mize, the majors' leading homer hitter, have walloped 4 8 four baggers. . - . - . · , f . _ .. , Mize's 14 home runs put him two days ahead of Babe Ruth s record breaking pace of 60 in 1927. ~ , June 4, T04T THE BROWNSVILLE BLANCHARD GETS DIPLOMA The Giants hit three circuit smashes at the Polo Grounds last night to whip the Chicago Cubs 8-3 and take over -sole possession of first place. The defeat .'drop-, ped the Cubs into second place, one game behind and only three points ahead of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Dodgers swept a double- neader from Pittsburgh at Bbbets Field, outslugging the pirates, 11-6 and 8-7 Iw move into third place past the Boston Braves who were -I- t'olfrrs abovp have- rca.son lo smite, they ville Hordld Trophy, in his right; center is Buddy :.' £ O 1 I U * H J U V I . i m v i , n n , . ·· , « __ ,, ..,, ..,TM« ( Min ,«Virt u / n c cpp.rmrt with a total The »re the winners of thr- first a n n u a l Memorial Day Kc.lf tournament plnycd here Friday, Saturday find Sunday. L to R, they arc--Morris Norton, A u s t i n , winner of the t o u r n a m e n t with a total of 2fl4 for the 72 holes. He holds a «cl of registered irons in his left, hand and the Browns- Hall, Brownsville, who was second with a total of 300 and received a golf bag as prize. Third place went to Charles Puckett, Brownsville, with 302 strokes, who received golf balls as a prize, (Herald Photo by Red Moores), Women Beaten State Tournament Mr*. Mane SiKsbeo of H a r l i n t f o n for 1047. lost to Mrs. T. B. Knott a n d Mrs, Winnie Smith of Hay- of Seguin 2 and 1. m o n c l v i l l n . two of Ui»- V a l l e y ' s - * 4 * rvrif.s in tin- 14th a n n u a l TUXH.S AUSTIN, June 4 i/P)--All but one \Voir.-n'.s Public Links golf tour- of the favorites wore in the run- r m r r u n t met defeat In first rounds - n i n g an second round play in the of pl-iy Tuesday , H t h a n n u a l Texas Women's Public Mrs.' Silsbf/e " foil to Mrs. E, H. . L i n k s golf tournament began here j "WahHnhrt of Houston, u three-! today, j a^n. t mw owm,^^ «»*«- t i m e champion, 5 a n d 4. Mrn. Mrs. Guy La Roe of Terrell, | for a blg gamc j iunt| so TEXAS LEAGUE Game! Toniirhi DnllM »t Bhroveport Tulsft at, Houston OKlfihomn City Rt San Antonl* ForL Worth at B e a u m o n t llow They Stand W I* Houston .............. 31 10 Porl, Worth ........ ,.. 27 27 Smith V u l l r v women's Rex Beach Gives Hunters Advice (Another in a Scries) By HEX BEACH It takes time to condition your- j self and complete arrangements . . . | for a b j g gamc h u n t i so jf you champion : d e f e n d i n g champion, was acno- j contemplate one next fall 'now is ~ Army Team Slaps To Offer Threat time to Outfitter^ fncilltles and guides are limited. Pack outfits, especially "·tinted to meet Mrs. 'L. B. Hofleck jof D u l l n H , whom «hc {'Unlimited In the UH(i finals. FJimlmiLed from the champion-! j n ^- nc northwest, are curtailed, ship race yesterday was A n n ! open h u n t i n g dates are none Grothaii.s, University of Texas j too plentiful. student., who was only two strokes; rp ne f ron tic'i\s of big game, os- behind the winner of medalist ho- i pocially caribou, grizzlies, goats nors Monday. She was eliminated j nnc j sheep, h a v e boon' pushed back by Mrs. Ann Blankenbeck.ler of Austin, who registered a 1-up victory. to the Canadian northwest. As a conditioner, I suggest plenty of hill climbing, long; walks Betsy Rnwls of Austin, medalist, i anc i a bit of riding. downed Ann Ht-atherington, also oi' A r v - : h c r new Brownsville softball Austin, 6 and 5, and faces Mrs. tho Collect everything you need, nothing more. makes its first public appen- ;\viiltam Holmes, Dallas. Mrs. Hol- tonlsrht on the 36th Diamond. Ford Motor Compnny Vm-h wkh the O p t i m i s t .Junior | lrst round. | 30-60" caliber or a comparable of !'.;· .Service LenKUf at 7:30 p. Mni Ei 1L Wohlfahrt of Holts-; stnlK i arc j. Y rm need a holster for : t o n , a Lhrcc-tlmc champion, ad-" your r l f l C ( w hich is attached to the ivniK'Cd w i t h a 5 and 4 triumph ' snc tHi(. Tt , . . of fil , st i m 'p 0r t fince j s a rifle of th Diamond. m( . s pu{ , ollt . a fellow Dallasite. i f l a t t r a j 0 c tory with plenty of klll- y's team will Mnii Charles True, 4 and 3, in t h e , j n g poWGr ^ this category is the mist J u n i o r 3* 34 36 Hnnuniont .......... ... 3fl 3fl O k l a h o m a City ....... 34 20 Tul«R ............... ·· 32 29 Bun Antonio .......... 30 31 KenuU* TiiMdny Tulsa 3 Houston 2 a h r o v u p o r t 3 Dallas 2 nciuimont B Fort; Worth 3 O k l a h o m a City 7 SMI Antonio 3 · 4 » Pot .can .oan .'sui .DID .4ft: i392 shut out by the St.'Louis Cardinals 3-0 in Boston. Philadelphia advanced from, seventh to sixth past Cincinnati by downing the Reds 4-1 at Philadelphia. The. New York Yankees,,led by Jo« DiMaggio blanked the Detroit Tigers narrow the Bengals' first !place" lead - In,, the American League to 'two games. Washington went'into a virtual; fifth place tie with .the .Philadelphia Atheltics by nosing out, the 'third place Cleveland Indians .6-fi in Cleveland. The lout place St. Louis Browns oamc from behind to nip the Boston Red Sox 4-3 and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Philadelphia Athletica 3-0 at Comiskey Park. Hex Barney received ' credit lor both Dodger victories. The fireball righthander started the opener and was lifted for a pinch hitter in' the sixth with the Brooks ahead 10-4. He was relieved' in the sixth inning of the nightcap after the BUGS had overcome a 6-0 Dodger lead, and were trailing 8-7 with men in scoring position, but checked the -Pirates thereafter. Felix "Doc" Blanchard, right, cadet football star, receives his diploma from General Maxwell D. Taylor, superintendent of the Academy, at graduation exercises at West Point. Center is Col, Leland Smith, adjutant general of the Acndemy. (AP Wirephoto). Major Leagues Seek Young Houston Boy HOUSTON, June 4--(/Pj--Frankie Womack, sU-r high school baseball player, is being sought by eight, colleges and five major league baseball clubs. Womack, a pitcher who was a sensation in American Lesion junior baseball, has been invited by the New York Giants to fly to New York to talk things over but his mother has been seriously ill rind ho IB not planning on leaving here any time. soon. The Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Browns and St. Louis Cardinals also are interested in him. Womack graduated last week from San Jacinto^Hligh School. LONGHORN LEAGUE Results Tuesday Midland 5 Odessa 3 Eli* Sprtnff 15, Vornon 3 Swcctwnt.«r 0, Bnllintfer 3 Tfl limn- Now York C'hlciiKO . .. Brooklyn llonlon . . . . PlUflbursth P h i l a d e l p h i a C l n c l n n n t l N A T I O N A L How They Stnnd W 23 ; ....... 32 18 17 Ht. houtu HttNiiUfl Turjiility Tirooklyn 11-0 PlttHlniruh 5-T at. Louis 3 Boston 0 - New Y o r k 8 Chtcngo 3 P h l l n d e l p h l n . 4 Cincinnati 1 16 17 10 21 23 34 23 Pet. .fillO .403 ,42[l .42(1 McNamee Edges Speer For First In Sweepstakes HABLINGEN, Jung 4-- Pete McNamee of Harlingen won top honors in the renewal of the Valley's weekly pro-amateur Sweepstakes here Tuesday, scoring a net; 05. Tctimn-- A M E R I C A N How They Stand W Dolroll 34 16 ty o\v York 22 17 Clcvolund 18 16 Boston 20 21 Philadelphia 10 21 W a f i h l i i K t o n 17 19 Chicago 20 33 St, Louis 15 22 RRHiiItn Tucnclny St. Louis 4 Boston 3 Chlcai?o 3 Philadelphia 0 Now York 3 Detroit 0 W a s h i n g t o n 8 Cleveland 8 Fct. .010 .564 .500 .431} .475 .472 .HGfj .421 jumped out of last nipht to t h u m p On t h e t w o - h i t pitching of over Mario. Sllsbec, Harlingen. Major Bill Currv, the U. S. Army she meets Mrs. H. F. Mnsaey, the Dalhui, victor over Mrs. C. A. Per.._ t the gimon, San Antonio, 4 and 2 Service team 8-2 and EIIVC* i ' Mrs. H. W. Tyson of Houston, they arc to bo reckoned only l e f t h a n d e r in tho tournament, ·· waiioped Mrs. H. S. Snell of Dallas, 7 and G. They were one-two in observers, i the "holc-ln-one" contest. Mrs. v l t h in City Lwuie play. Thr- victory. branded as upw: by most leajnii 1 «·!. the three times beaten Army!Tyson's tee shot was six and one- the pin. saddle. Take along 100 rounds of ammunition, some to be triod on the ground for shootlng-in purposes. A good field glass is almost as essential as your r i f l e , Prac- ticnlly all hunting is done in alp- lands high above timber, where game first must be located. Two pairs of double-soled walking shoes will suffice, but three . ,,...... are better. Insert plenty of golfer's up ;.. ,i ,.nn,.o.-,in. f . contender f o r ! h a l f f o n t short of the cup. Mrs. cau ik s [in d Hungarian hobs in the the other six turns in he l « n R U R . Ismail drove to within seven feet thick soles. Make sure tho shoes are large enough to permit the wearing of white cotton socks under woolen ones, A half dozen pairs of each should be enough. Take two pairs of woolen trousers. Elastic bands at the cuffs are fine. Don't wear riding breeches. Three soft woolen shirts that are soft and do not chafe the neck should be included. A warm sweat 7 er or sheep-lined coat is good around camp nights and mornings, or when riding from camp to camp. Don't overlook a leather windbreaker. This can be tied around the waist by the sleeves Golfers Qualify Today For Texas Amateur Rounds The r e c r u i t e r s pounded out five hits off two Aycock hurlers. while the Service Station club mode nine errors to help the Army along. *%£? .'""'""coo soo o_ 2 ,. »;^ ill , T ?y 1 ° Jr N , ight ARMY 104 102 x--a 5 i For Injured Jrlayer M. Gar*«, R. Hinojosa and R. ^rpRp^n^ci Iunp 4 __"Bill Tav- Hodrlguez; Curry and Scoggin, IorM ^ g ^ * * * . . fans, is scheduled June 17. Bill In a Service League slaughter , T f t y l o r | o n n O f the leading players *HM evening. Albert's P h a r m a c y , fjf ' (h(! ' Morceclns Firemen's team, newrst t e a m in the JeaKue, ^^', brdk«» his Ing in a practice gamo * ' '" " ' a n d has been disabled not only for play but also for work, At a meeting of the softball committee at the Chamber of Commerce, it was decided to designate Juno 17 as "Bill Taylor N i g h t " and to give all of the proceeds of this game to the disabled plnyer and father of six children. On that night the Mercedes All- Stars will moot the strong Edcouoh team. Admission prices will be 50 cents for adults and 25 cents for children, according to E. K, O'Shea, chairman of the softball commit- t h e Brownsville. Lions 17-H. ALBERT'S . 003 13 UO) -- 17 10 3 IxTONS 003 104 -- 8 B 13 King. Tobias, King and Lu- jR/-chi ·; Sewf.l. and Martin. ROHCHES! tee. LONE 8TA11 LEAGUE Reunite TuuHday Longvlew 6, Jacksonville 4 Lufkin 10 Kilgore 4 Tyler 3 Marshall 2 u s e J - O Piute. No mus.s, no f u vi -- m o r e e f f e c t i v e t h a n spray* or powders. Still uri' surpassed for 7? years. Results guaranteed or your money back. M . MMM . M - . P A \ T r Lille fnum I Mt» I *» Rill* ·lit'"' I T C H Before World War II nearly ftll cabbage sond grown in tho United States came from Skagtt county, They m»/'/y vannh you W n s h l n f j t o n . TO SOOTH* R A S H OR TfTTfft Quickly apply soothing' and com- f o r t i n g GRAYS OINTMENT with its wholesome antiseptics and nature aiding medication, Nothing else like it--nothing HO comforting--or pleasant for externally caused skin troubles. 35c. Got a package today. FALLS, June The cream of Texas golfdom was on deck today for the qualifying round o.f the Texas Golf Association tourney which is being held here for the first time in its 41- year history. Defending Champion Bobby Riegel of Houston, Earl Stewart of Dallas, the 1946 medalist, and Don Cherry, a home town boy, were tagged as favorites. Also entered and considered ft strong contender is J. H. (Doc Brinkley of Port Worth, the runner-up lost year. Sixty-five contestants will vie for the 32 places in today's qualifying round. McNamoo. fired a tfims 77' over the Harlingen Municipal course witih a handicap of 12. He led Sam Specr of Mission by one stroke Spear took second place honors. In third was Roy Oason of Brownsville with, a gross 88 and a handicap of 20. Two golfers were tied for fourth--Harry Johnson, of Harlingen and Gene Darby of Pharr, each with neb 09s. Four more tied for f!th place honors.-^Al Escalante, Brownsville pro; Leon Estes, Mission; Ralph Armstrong San Benito; and Al Jones, Harlingen. Each had 70, Ninth and tenth place awards were divided by Jim Orchard and Jerry Vandersnick of Mercedes, each with net 71, A field of 36 golfers competed in the Sweepstakes. BODY and FENDER WORK Wrecks Rebuilt · Dent Work METHOD PAINTING Upholstering 10th and Si. Charles Phone 888 and put on when crost Is reached. the mountain |FROM- PAIN OF WITH ONI COOL DRfiP You will require three changes of medium-weight woolen underwear of the two-piece variety. |/mmed/«f» cooling, «oothlng effect with Colored bandanas arc bettor than white handkerchiefs. Dark glasses protect the eyes from the snow. If you smoke, take all the cigars, clgarets and plpo tobacco you will need. The chances are you will do little smoking, but there are no stores on the trail. one-cool drop of Freezone liquid corn rt mo vert Ooei to work instantly to relieve pain! 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