Dogs warned of Coleman’s hefty defense

Anything can happen when the Brady Bulldogs and the Coleman Bluecats get together’as they will Friday night in Coleman. Statistics, materials and previous records don’t make much difference. This year the Bluecats lost their opener to Anson, 12-0, and then whipped Comanche, 22-0, and swamped Class AAA-Stephenville last week, 42-0. Brady fans have it all figured out: Anson beat Coleman, Winters beat Anson, and Brady beat Winters. But Bulldog coach Chuck York doesn’t look at it that way. All he can see is that “the Bluecats haven’t even been scored on in their last two games’They have a terrific defense.’ The Bulldogs will be shooting for their third victory, and this week all were sound and fit after a 50-14 win over Winters last week. Leroy Bracy got a bruised knee and David Quinn came out of the Winters engagement with an injured shoulder, but both are doing okay. Against Stephenville, the Bluecats had a field day sweeping the ends, and on trap and draw plays and Friday night the Bulldogs undoubtedly will be concentrating their efforts on Bluecat fullback Thomas Casey, “a fine fullback and a fine runner,” in the words of coach York. At quarterback is a nifty little passer, 155-pound Dale Greaves, a junior. Holding down the other starting back field positions are Stanley Riley and Jackie Staggs. The Bulldogs will be meeting Coleman Friday in the Bluecats’ own backyard, and the Doggies always have trouble on Hufford Field. The Bulldogs went to the state finals in 1957, but only after they had lost to Coleman, 19-7, over there. * * * Parked car starts rolling, kills tot Beatrice Hernandez, a two-year-old Brady girl, was fatally injured about 11:30 a.m. Thursday when she fell from a parked car as it began rolling backward out of the driveway at her home. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hernandez. They live on the north side, about three blocks southwest of the Farmers & Ranchers Co-op elevator. Beatrice and two other small children (her brother, Junior, and sister, Lupe) had been playing in the car, parked on an incline driveway. When the car started rolling back, Junior and Lupe jumped out, and then Beatrice fell out of the open door. A front wheel rolled over her head. The child apparently died instantly. Members of the family took her about two blocks to the McCulloch County Public Warehouse where Mrs. Charlie Matthews called an ambulance. The baby was pronounced dead on arrival at Medical & Surgical Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Wilkerson Funeral Home. The car, a 1953 Plymouth two-door, is owned by the child’s grandfather, Tony Zapata, of the same address. Survivors in addition to the parents are two brothers, Junior Hernandez, 3, and John Paul Hernandez, 5 months old, and two sisters, Lupe, 5, and Rosie, 6. * * * ‘Free enterprise’ explained for BHS students “Free enterprise” was the topic Wednesday morning at an address by Paul Marable of Abilene, general manager of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce. He spoke to the Brady High School student body in the first of a series planned by the Public Relations Committee of the local Chamber of Commerce, a committee headed by the Rev. Ervin Watson and the Rev. M.S. Pinkerton as co-chairmen. Marable explained the meaning of the free enterprise system and compared it with a socialistic system. He was introduced by Frank Corder of Brady, newly elected district vice president of WTCC. Four other addresses on the general theme of free enterprise are scheduled at the high school during the coming months: Oct. 28, Hardin Jones, “finance”; Dec. 9, Jack Smithwick, “manufacturing”; Feb. 16, Hymie Myers, “retailing; and March 16, Johnny Rudder, “professions.” * * * Cotton harvest picks up speed; gins operating McCulloch County cotton gins were busy this week as the cotton harvest began to pick up. The Pearson gin in Brady had ginned 172 bales Thursday, which M.P. Pearson called “pretty good for so early in the season.” The T.A. Key Gin in Brady was ginning its 69th bale Thursday afternoon. The Lohn gin had 25 bales, and 40 had been ginned at O.C. Utsey’s gin in Fife. No report was immediately available from the Doole gin. The Key gin plans to close down Saturday, Sunday and Monday for installation of a new Continental lint cleaner, a machine designed to comb the cotton, remove pin trash and raise the grade. * * * ACS Committee members renamed Members of the County ASC Committee were re-elected Thursday afternoon at the county convention, winding up the ASC’s annual elections. Renamed to the committee, which helps administer the federal farm program in the county, were Ben Hodges of Lohn, chairman; E.O. Henderson of Voca, vice chairman; Earl Dahlberg of Melvin, member; Dana Henderson of Mercury, first alternate; and Leon Barton of Lohn, second alternate. Delegates to the convention were Edward Lyckman of Dodge, John W. Brown of Stacy, and R.S. Moseley of Rochelle. * * * Mercury News Mrs. Ethel Adams spent Thursday night with Margaret Jordan and attended the Baptist Workers’ Conference at Mason with the Placid group’Mrs. Lowell Smith, Robert Williams and R.C. Weaver, HPC, Brownwood. Mrs. Clarence Turnell had been in Brady hospital for treatment for a virus. Royce Yates and family, Abilene, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Grady Yates. Mr. and Mrs. Jack De Ramus, David and Jacqueline and Misses Marjorie, Barbara Stewart, Waco, spent the past weekend with home folks, Mr. and Mrs. B.G. Steward. The Stewarts attended a meeting of members of the Rickman family at Richards Park for a very special visit with a sister, Mrs. Willie Oliver and family of Fort Worth. She will be remembered as Willie James at Placid. She is staying over for a visit with each of her sisters and brothers. Oscar Gault returned home Friday after a five-week visit with members of the Jones family at Deming, N. Mex. Mrs. Leland Banks, Bill, David and John Wayne, Mrs. Trealdon Ham and children have gone to Ballinger to help Mrs. Banks’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Newman get established in their new place after having lived in San Angelo for several years. Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Doyal, Hugh, Ray, Kathy and Dana and Miss Ellen Thompson, Rochelle, visited Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Rice at Cisco Friday night. * * * PERSONAL MENTIONS Visit in Dallas Mr. and Mrs. M.M. Virdell, Ann and Susie Smith, visited relatives in Dallas over the weekend. * * * Moving to Fort Worth Mrs. O.C. Williams of Rochelle, is leaving soon for Fort Worth where she will make her home at 1920 Dartmoor Court. Her sister, Mrs. O.F. Etheredge, of Houston, is visiting and helping with the move. Mrs. Williamson’s daughter, Mrs. H.E. Hoover, the former Betty Nan Williamson, and family live in Fort Worth. The Williamson home place at Rochelle is being leased by a son, James C. Williamson, and he and his family will reside there. * * * In Austin Saturday Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Powell were in Austin Saturday attending the Texas University and Maryland football game in Memorial Stadium that night.

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