Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, June 19, 1959 Page: 5 of 10
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Friday June 19 1959
The Braves and Killeen Base
Komets each won double victories
during the past week to take
commanding leads in their re-
Rod And Gun
By LT. A. A. CHANEY
At a June 5 meeting of the Rod
and Gun Club board of governors
called by Brig. Gen. Howard Sny
der president June 26 was select
ed as the date for the dinner and
deer permit drawing.
Barbeque or chicken dinner
will be served free. All adult
members of the club are in
vited. Reservations must be
made by tc.norrom June 20
by notifying the club in person
or by phone if you plan to
Also on the program for the
evening will be the drawing of
the first 100 names for the fall
deer hunt. It is anticipated that
the doe season will also open at
Fort Hood this year.
Much palaver with Texas Game
Commission people has convinced
us that it is good game manage
ment to allow a doe season when
a herd has reached the size of
The Texas state people are co
operating in a project to stock
wild Turkeys on the south reser
vation area. This will mean a
fine year closed season on turkey
in that area but who can com
plain about that? At least we'll
have Turkeys there one day.
There are five small aluminum
boats at the clubhouse now for
the use of members of the Rod &
Gun Club lakes. It is emphasized
that the boats are not for use on
Belton lake. Also available are
car top carrier-racks and paddles.
The winners of the fishing
contest just completed will re
ceive their prizes at the June
meeting. A new tournament
and the last of the summer
started June 5 and will con
tinue through July 4. There
are some fine prizes so let's
go fishing and get your ent
ries on the board.
There are now more than 900
members of the Rod and Gun
Club and we expect to see most
of you on the 26th at 6:30 at the
clubhouse. Don't forget all Adult
members are invited to make res
ervations at the clubhouse (PH.
39134) for a free dinner and deer
Two Games To
The Fort Hood Tankers lost two
games in a row last weekend for
the first time this season bring
ing their season record to 25 wins
and 7 defeats.
The Houston Fed-Mart team
took Saturday's game 7-4. Dick
Gellisch was the hitting star for
the Tankers Saturday with two of
the five hits a triple and a single.
In Sunday's game the Tankers
re a a in at 8 6
Tanker power in this game came
from Howard Williams and Fred
Mason had a single double
and a triple in four times at
the plate and Williams a hom
er and two singles. The homer
by Williams was one of the
longest ever hit at the Fort
Hood park more than 400 feet
over the left center field wall.
This week the Tankers went on
the road to Fort Bliss for two
games June 16 and 17 then to
Carswell AFB in Fort Worth for
two games today and tomorrow.
Their next home game will be
against Dyess AFB June 23 at
spective loops in the Texas Teen
age Freshman Baseball League
Undefeated so far the
Braves eked out an extra
inning 5-2 win over the Pi
rates and a win over the
Cubs 6-5. They head the Na
tional League with a 4-0
Pacing the American League
are the Komets who defeated the
Red Sox 5-3 and then polished off
the Yankees 15-6. The Komets
hold a 4-1 mark. The other three
teams all hold records of 2-3
Starring for the Braves in their
seven inning win over the Pirates
were winning pitcher Steve Koster
and Ronnie Hansen who led the
hitting barrage with 3 for 4 and
pitched the last inning.
The game Pirates tied the score
in the 6th but were unable to
push across the winning run from
third with one out.
Koster also won the Brave game
against the Cubs by a 6-5 mar
gin. Heading the hitting attack
was Bruce Peterson who in three
of the four Braves games this
season has not made an out.
The Cubs crossed the plate twice
in the fifth inning and three times
in the sixth in falling one short
of tieing it up.
In another National League en
counter the Killeen Base Stars
held on to second place by down
ing the Cubs 12-2 behind the
pitching of Bill Barron. Hitting
headliners were Paul Washington
with 3 for 3 and D. Tatum with a
The other National League
game saw the Pirates win
their first of the season as
they beat the Stars 8-4 be
hind the right arm of Jim
Gossard who also lashed out
a triple. Assisting with the
big bat was Carlos Santiago.
Johnny Sims picked up both
wins for the league leading Kom
ets of the American loop. He
teamed up with Mike McCormick
to beat the Yankees 15-6 and
with Chris Crockett to edge the
Red Sox 5-3.
The batting barrage against the
Yankees was led by Malcolm Mc-
Cluskey and Mike Rigg each with
four hits. Big bat in the Red Sox
game was wielded by Stanley
Baker of the Red Sox with 2 for
The Red Sox then came back
to whip the. White Sox in a 4-3
thriller that saw the White Sox
break a 2-2 tie in the top of the
sixth only to lose it when the
Red Sox scored two in the bot
tom half of the inning.
John Sorenson knocked in the
winning run with a long hit with
the bases loaded. David Melton
who pitched to one batter in re
lief of Dick Coyne notched the
Earlier this week the White
Sox knocked over the Yankees
11-4 behind the pitching of Jimmie
Ridings who allowed only three
hits. Danny Smith and Tommy
Green had perfect day at the
plate with 3 for 3.
Komets 4 1
Red Sox 2 3
White Sox 2 3
Yankees 2 3
Liggett & Myers
Crossword Puzzle Contest
For Military Personnel
A special $25000 crossword puzzle contest is being
presented by Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company—makers
of Chesterfield L&M and Oasis cigarettes. Only U.S.
military personnel and their dependents and civilian em
ployees of the Armed Forces are eligible to compete
for 751 prizes valued at $25000. Contest experts are very
quick to point out that the odds for winning prizes in the
Liggett & Myers Contest are very good when compared
to most contests which are open to the entire U. S. popu
The grand prize in the Liggett & Myers contest is
America's most glamorous sports car the 1959 Chevrolet
Corvette. There are 50 second prizes of Columbia Stere
ophonic Hi-Fi sets 200 third prizes of Emerson Transi-
tor-radios and 500 fourth prizes of cartons of Chesterfield
L&M or Oasis cigarettes a total of 751 prizes valued at
Contestants only have to complete one simple cross
word puzzle to win the contest. Only one entry is necessary
to win but there is no limit on the number of entries
a person is permitted to make. The crossword puzzle
is available in the special Liggett & Myers ad on Page
3 of AMERICAN JVRMED FORCES FEATURES the funny
paper appearing in this issue of the ARMORED SEN
TINEL and also on entry blanks which are available
on special displays where cigarettes are sold.
Entries must be accompanied by both end panels
from a carton of the contestant's favorite type of cig
arette: king or regular Chesterfield king box or regular
L&M filter or Menthol-Mild Oasis filter cigarettes. En
tries must be mailed to Liggett & Myers P.O. Box 219
New York 46 N.Y. before midnight Tuesday June 30th.
Braves 4 0
Stars 3 3
Cubs 1 3
Pirates 1 4
Games are held at 5 p.m. every
Monday Tuesday Thursday and
Friday at the Youth Activities
Field (behind the old NCO club)
and at Killeen Base.
The solid propellant Pershing
ballistic missile fc under develop
ment by the Army as the event
ual replacement for Redstone the
largest and most destructive
weapon ever provided to field
PHENOM—Jose Ridriguez son of Capt. Jose Rodriguez com
manding officer of Company A NCO Academy warms up for
the Fort Hood Falcons Junior league team. Rodriguez has
thrown three no-hitters so far this season for the undefeated
World Of Sports
(AFPS Weekly Feature)
Eddie Erdelatz was deeply moved recently when the 1958 Navy
grid team presented him with a regulation size silver football
listing his pigskin accomplishments as Middie mentor for the past
nine seasons Don Johnson 1958 All-Service featherweight boxing
champion while soldering at Ft. Lewis Wash. has been picked as
the Northwest's best pro fistic prospect in his division by "Ring"
magazine Another first was recorded for the Services when an
All-Armed Forces team became the first military unit to win the
National AAU volleyball tournament Erwin Chase Coast Guard
marksman fired a 2603 recently to win the New England Outdoor
Ted Williams reached another milestone in his illustrious Hall-
of-Fame-destined career by slapping a single to left for his 2500th
major league hit at Kansas City M/Sgt. John Babernitz of the
New York National Guard scored 280 out of 300 to win the New
York State individual pistol championship recently Dave Banks
strongman of Brize Norton AB England totaled 1000 sit-ups in 35
minutes 35 seconds to set an unofficial record Billy Martin
past All-Navy welterweight boxing champion and former member of
the Jacksonville NAS Fla. team will make his professional debut
June 27 at Miami Beach.
Wil Overgaard head fooTball coach at'"Ca?ffpr: Lejeune N.C% *ior
the past two years will take over the same duties for the Quantico
Marines this season Odel Buchanan third baseman for Fair-
child AFB Wash. is asking 10 times as much as the $1000 bonus
he's been offered to sign with the New York Yankees Floyd
Robinson base stealing whiz with the San Diego Padres two years
ago is emulating his thievery feats and hitting homers as well
while patrolling centerfield for the San Diego Marines.
Bill Renna reversed the procedure ... a Marine aviator dur
ing WWII Renna is currently doing his fence-busting for the Padres
of the Pacific Coast League Walter Hickman of Johnson AB
Japan and Pacific Air Force welterweight boxing champion has
gained a four-year scholarship to San Jose State College in Califor
nia on the strength of his ring talents.
Quote of the Week: Giis Triandos the Baltimore Orioles' catcher
who is rapidly acquiring the reputation as the bravest man in base
ball by handling Hoyt Wilhelm's elusive knuckler describes the
phenomenal pitch: "The knuckler's like a girl. If you reach for it
you're licked. You've got to wait until it reaches you."
THE ULTIMATE WEAPON:
"It will be a sorry day for all
mankind in this supersonic nu
clear age of ours should the
ground combat soldier ever be
deprived of his rightful place in
the hearts minds and military
forces of his people."—General
Bruce C. Clarke.
Two U. S. Army divisions are
in Korea as part of the United
Nations forces and five are in
Europe as this country's contri
bution to the NATO ground force.
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THE ARMORED SENTINEL FORT HOOD TEXAS
A second speedster and high
school chum of Olympic half-miler
Arnie Sowell has joined the U.S
Modern Pentathlon team at Fort
Sowell and Lt. Donald J.
hnson attended Schenley
High School in Pittsburgh Pa.
school's track team.
Johnson won the city cham
pionship in the mile run during
high school in 1950 and 1951. He
entered Morgan State College in
Baltimore Md. and in 1955 set a
new record in the mile and half-
mile in the Central Inter-Col
legiate Athletic Association con
At Johnson's suggestion Sowell
turned from swimming to track
in high school. In his senior year
Sowell began the event which
eventually took him to the 1956
Olympics at Melbourne Australia
the half-mile run.
During the Olympic semi-finals
at Bakersfield Calif. Sowell eli
minated his high school firned in
the half-mile heat. Johnson ran
Their paths didn't cross again
until Johnson read about his bud
dy in the USARADCOM "Argus"
while stationed as executive offi
cer of Battery "B" 4th Missile
Battalion at Swansea Mass.
Johnson decided to look into the
possibility of joining Sowell as a
member of the Pentathln teanv
His record as a runner combined
with experience in swimming and
crosscountry running landed
Johnson a temporary assignment
with the Pentathlon team.
He will undergo time trials
in running and will be tested
in riding shooting swimming
and fencing to determine Ms
eligibility as a permanent
The 26-year-old athlete who en
tered military service in July
1957 is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Horace Johnson 6949 Mt. Vernon
St. Pittsburgh Pa.
Last Flight Class
CAMP GARY Texas (AFPS)—
The last class of Army aviators
to take primary flight training for
fixed-wing aircraft here gradu
ated with singular distinction.
It was believed to be the first
such class in the annals of Army
aviation to be trained without a
single aircraft accident. Sixty-one
officers made up the installation's
Camp Gary is scheduled for
shutdown June 30. In September
flight training will resume at Ft.
Brine your laundry in any time
Saturday and leave it. Pick it up
washed and fluff-dried at I P. M..
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Camp Lejeune N. C. (AFPS)
Jerry Hoke the only military
member of the National AAU's
all-star wrestling team now mak
ing a .month-long tour of Europe
hopes to parlay his grappling abi
lity into a berth on the U. S. Pan-
Am team this summer and the
Olympic squad next spring.
Since entering the Marine Corps
in July 1957 the 23-year-old cor
poral has gone undefeated in 40
dual meets pinned down the All-
Marine championship twice and
hammer-locked National AAU run
ner-up honors two years in a row
in the 136-pound weight division.
Shooting at Europe's best ama-
FORT CARSON Colo.—Because
he can speak Korean Maj. Max
D. Manifold believes he has a
broader working knowledge of the
Women's Army Corps than most
male officers in the U. S. Army.
This paradoxical situation came
about when the new executive of
ficer of the 2nd Battle Group
13th "First at Vicksburg" Infan
try was appointed escort officer
for Col. Kim Hyun Suk command
er of Korean Wacs on a tour of
U.S. WAC detachments last year.
The ex-Ranger from Shenan
doah Iowa learned his Korean
at the Army Language School
ARMY HOURGLASS: Dr. T.
Lawson first obtained military
rank for medical officers on July
Chevrolet 2-Door. Power Glide.
R. ft H. Was $1095
teur wrestlers from Russia Po
land Iran Turkey France Bel
gium Denmark and England on
the overseas junket the stout
scrapper will return for the Pan-
Am tryouts in July.
The former Michigan State
student's love for the mat is
part of a family affair. Three
of his eight brothers were
wrestlers one a past NCAA
and AAU champion and his
father too once served as a
Hoke a native of Oklahoma
City Okla. won his first wrest
ling title at 14 by gaining his
state's junior high championship
in the 98-pound class. He's been
winning titles ever since but only
recently started grappling here.
He represented Camp Pendleton
Calif. until the All-Marine tour
ney held here this spring.
Besides aspiring to Pan Am and
Olympic teams Hoke hopes some
day to finish his last year of
schooling at Michigan State.
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Chevrolet 2-Door. R. ft H.
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Navy Helps Celebrate Hudson River Discovery
New York (AFPS) New ous exhibits an open house and
York City's summer-long celebra
tion of the 350th anniversary of
the discovery of the Hudson River
officially opened on June 11 when
17 Navy ships passed in review
up the famous stream.
The fleet which included the
33000-ton carrier Wasp was only
one of the Navy's activities as
part of the celebration. Numer-
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To Show Our Appreciation-'
Feld't is celebrating with
ON 8th at AVENUE KILLEEN
flight exhibitions by the crack
"Blue Angels" over Coney Island
were also scheduled.
The New York Council of the
Navy League in conjunction with
the anniversary sponsored the
world premiere of the big sea
film "John Paul Jones" at
Broadway's Rivoli Theater as a
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