Bulldogs wil try, try again to beat Stamford’just once

September 27-30, 1960 The Brady Bulldogs get another crack at mighty Stamford Friday night, and who knows, this might be the time they win one. As one Brady fan said, “I’ll be there. Someday we’re gonna beat Stamford, and I want to see it.” The game, being played at Stamford, will attract statewide attention since both teams were ranked this week in the “top ten.” In a poll by The Dallas Morning News, Stamford held down fifth place while Brady jumped up to seventh after clipping Coleman last week. “It’s just a question of whether we can move the ball and whether we can contain those two backs,” said Brady coach K.Y. Owens this week. “They have a good defense; they’re just all over you.” The backs he was talking about are two boys very familiar to Brady fans: speedy tailback Wayne Bats and power-running fullback Ronnie Gerloff. Both caused plenty of damage in two meetings with Brady last year. Gone, however, are quarterback Tom Lovvern and back Charlie Helmer. They’ve been replaced by Jerry Moritz, 145 pounds, and quarterback Charley Terrell, 144 pounds. “He’s a nice little quarterback,” Owens said of Terrell. “Maybe not as good as Lovvern. He throws pretty good’good enough.” Stamford will be coming into the game after suffering a 14-12 loss last week to powerful AAA Sweetwater. It was Stamford’s first loss in 30 games’ “And they ought to be good and mad this week after having their streak ended,” as Owens said. Brady’s Bulldogs had a few bruises and the same old ankle injuries, plus a new one. George Kidd sprained an ankle in the Coleman game. * * * Brady AF man hurt overseas First Lt. Larry Hughes of Brady is recuperating in an Air Force hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany, after being seriously injured in a scooter accident in Morocco Sept. 24. Hughes, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Hughes of Brady, was flown first to Spain and then to Germany for surgery. He was hurt as his scooter hit loose gravel as he was returning from a football game. His wife and their year-old twin daughters were following behind him in the car and were the first to reach him. Hughes had bought the scooter so the car would be available for his wife. His cheek bone was broken and he suffered other cuts and bruises and was in critical condition for a time. He is expected to be released from the hospital Sunday, however. * * * Ag teacher’s garden doing fine, thank you T. Wood, vocational agriculture teacher at Melvin, tries to practice what he teaches. For the last several years he has had a pretty good garden with fresh beans, peas, okra, tomatoes, cantaloupes and watermelons. This year is no exception. Wood tries to have at least two crops a year, a spring garden and a fall garden. “We had hard luck with the beans this year, but the peas, tomatoes and other things are doing fine.” From the garden Wednesday, Mrs. Wood prepared the noon meal of fresh black-eyed peas, okra, tomatoes and cantaloupe, and then had watermelon in the afternoon. “The watermelon wasn’t very large, but it was watermelon,” Wood said. ‘The peas should do fine now until frost because of the recent rains.” * * * Fife News Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Farmer of Andrews were weekend guests of Mrs. L.M. Farmer and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hickman. Mrs. E.L. Guyton of Brady spent Saturday with the Hickmans and Mrs. Farmer. Their guests Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Hickman of San Antonio and Mrs. W.L. Robinson and Minnie Kelly of Brady. Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Mitchell of San Antonio, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Mitchell of Lyford and Shirley Mitchell of Harlingen spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mitchell. Other guests of the Mitchells Saturday were Mrs. Dinah Woodress and Johnny Crew of Brady. Mr. and Mrs. James Finlay, Jr., and children spent Sunday visiting in Austin with Tommy Finlay and in San Marcos with Kent Finlay. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Tedder and children of Abilene visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Tedder. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lewis and children of Odessa were guests several days last week of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pearce. Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Lewis of Brady spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Pearce and children. * * * Flames greet family moving to new home A house at 1101 Suth Pecan was badly damaged by fire about 8:45 p.m. Monday. The house is owned by Mrs. George Parker who lives across the street at 1100 South Pecan, and she had just rented it to H.L. Roberts and his mother, Mrs. Fannie Roberts. They had just moved their furniture in Monday, moving from another house down the street. Roy Roberts, brother of H.L., was attempting to connect the cook stove to the gas line. When he opened the pipe, gas spewed out before he could close the connection, and the gas exploded when it spread to the pilot light of the hot water heater. Roberts fortunately was only singed. He dashed out the back door, ripping his pants on the frame, and then cut off the gas at the meter. Flames, however, enveloped the kitchen and swept through the front of the house, blackening the interior and ruining most of the furniture. Brady volunteer firemen quickly brought the blaze under control. “We had moved everything in but the table and chairs,” Roberts said. PERSONAL MENTIONS Chairmen appointed Mrs. Lindsay Passmore of Rochelle has been appointed entertainment chairman for the Farm Bureau’s annual membership meeting here in the Brady High School auditorium at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. Mrs. Jonce Adams of Placid will be refreshment chairman. * * * Ballinger coming The Brady Bullpups will meet the Ballinger B team here in Bulldog Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The Brady Junior High Lions had a date in San Saba Tuesday night. * * * Here from Washington, D.C. Miss Ouita Moseley arrived Monday from Washington, D.C. to spend a couple of weeks here as a guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Moseley. Miss Moseley is in the personnel department of the United States Department of Commerce. * * * Visit at Rochelle Dr. and Mrs. S.H. Gainer and children of San Angelo, spent the weekend at Rochelle visiting the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.A. Gainer and other relatives and friends.

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