The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 2, 1950 Page: 12 of 16
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CITIZEN, THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1950
Buffs Sign 3 Hurlers;
Add More Games
White Attends Junior Olympics Board Meeting
Billy White, popular greater meeting was the problem of uni- Whit# was slated to fly back
Houston sporting enthusiast and formlng nationwide regional Thursday and go directly to the;
coach at Galena Park. represented:Junior Olympic meets, since no state Class AA basketball playoffs
Houston in a National Junior .
Olympic board meeting in Cleve-liational nieet wU b* held thls m Au5tm’
land, Ohio, Wednesday. '.veer. The Program will be set
• iup in such a manner this year. White was skipper of the Ga-
White made the trip in place ofthat oniy regional meets will belena Park back and field team.'
Seymour Lieberman. president of held and those winning times and the championship team In last
the Gulf Amateur Athletic Unionjdistances will be sent to a central year’s Glenn McCarthy Olympics, i
and also a National Junior Olym-.0ffjce jn New York, where thp •
pic board member, who was un- best marks wall in turn be named White will serve as assistant to
able to attend national Jnuior Olympic chain- Director Roy Needham in the 1950!'
Slated to be taken up at theipions. ,Junior Olympics.
ive Tilts Set Af Red Shield I Three games have been added;
to the Houston Buff exhibition!
Five games are scheduled fox-|Red Shield tackles Texas Terrors slate, according to Allen Russell,j
e remainder of the week in twojal 8 P-m., »nd SaD1 Houston Boost- president of the Houston club,
ed Shield Youth Center cage!ers tace LaHose Cleaners at 8 p.m. Manager Kemp Wicker's Bisonsj
, A • have arranged a tilt March 12 with.
In Friday morning’s 12-and un-
der action, Rusk Settlement and
Thursday night in the 18-and Faith Home collide at 10 a.m. and
er loop, Houston Press chal- St. Charles battles Red Shield at
nge Monte Beach at 7 p.m., 11 am.
Box and reserve seat* for all
exhibition baseball games at
Buff Stadium and the Houston
Buffaloee’ opening Texas League
League encounter at home.
April 11. will go on aale after
March 20 at the Buffs’ down- j
town ticket office at Mosk’a.
All Houston Buff pitchers and
catchers reported Wednesday to
their Corpus Christl spring
training site. The remainder of
the squad has been ordered to
another March 23 with the Sintori
Oilers in Sinton and the third
March 24 with the San Antonioi
Missions at Corpus Christi.
The Buff-Sinton fracas wiLl in-
augurate the new lighting system j
at the baseball plant there.
Hoping that the third time’s
the charm. Lefty Rosa Grims-
ley is back for his third try for
a regular job with the Houston
Buffaloes. Grlmiley spring
trained with the Buffs in 1948
but was sent to Columbus. Ga.,
then came back last spring only
to he turned away again, this
time to Winston-Salem. With
Winston-Salem last season,
Kerce, * lanky six-foot, four- r.rlmsley posted n 14 » record
incher, Is a righthander flipper ,„g , 3.40 rarned run mark. Ho
with a sizzling fastball that makes J ,1,0 averaged one strikeout per
him s definite asset, to the Bufl Inning.—Citizen staff photo,
contingent. Kerce played with the j
Class D Hamilton, Ontario leaguejthe Sally League. Manager Wick-
and posted a record of nine wins „ Reeder.s bOM „ Colum.
and seven losses. Two of those , , . . ,
. . . „ *1 bus last year and has much eonfl-
triumpha came in the playoffs and
both were four-hitters. ln,h* 110-pound southpaw.
• Contrary to the usual run of port-
Reeder will be one of the six siders, Reeder is said to have al-
lefthanders vicing for a place on most remarkable control — he
the Buff roster. He is 24 years walked only 75 batters with Co-
old, product of the Brooklyn farm lumbus. Reeder won eight and
system, where the Cardinals draft- lost a similar number and posted
Jack Cohan, Robert
New Long Distance bldg., Jefferson It Austin
Steol oil up on seven-story building) off coatrocts let;
building ready eoriy next year.
What this $21 million telephone
program means to Houston
MMry-OIWo Wdg.,7347 Uptkm
(Serving Mllby and Olive Set*,
phones.) New did equip vent for
2,000 telephones to be ready
In all sections of Greater Houston, the $21 million telex-
phone program is bringing increased activity every day.
The program includes!
...11 new buildings and additions to
buildings being erected.
... about 400.000 miles ot wire m
new telephone cable being placed
underground and overhead.
... new dial switching equipment be-
ing installed to serve more than
It is the largest telephone improve-
ment program being undertaken in
any city of similar size.
It will bring service to 10,000 peo-
ple now waiting .. .-will provide indi-
vidual and two-party lines for the
45.000 subscribers who have asked
for them ... will serve the 1,000 peo-
ple a week who apply for telephones
... will provide adequate equipment
to furnish everyone the kind of serv-
ice he wants, when and where he
Houston’s telephone program was
made possible by the first rate in-
crease in 28 years. With improved
earnings the company is speeding up
the construction of new telephone
plant needed to improve and expand
Every day sees further progress in
this huge improvement program. In
just a little over one year, we will
add enough equipment to serve com-
pletely a city as big as Galveston
and Port Arthur put together!
This company is fulfilling its prom-
ise to Houston—to keep pace with
the rapid growth of this great city.
IkSm MS*.. 710 SMTy t d
(Sarvfeg MBr©*n, MUtberry, A4Yr-
rt« telephones.) Construction ••
underway on addition of second
story Dial equipment for 4,600
telephones h to be in*folt«d.
No otlua Bond
Unden Wdg,, ISO# Richmond
(Serving linden, JAekson, JUstin. ffy.
ifone, ond lYnchburg telephone*.) Archi-
tect* drawing plan* for two-«tory bedd-
ing addition. New dial equipment for
6.900 telephones »o be installed.
Underwood Mdg., 743 Horvord
(Serving TWin Oak*. UNderwood,
VAIentine, ond Victor telephones.)
Architects drawing plans for two*
«*ory budding addition. Dhd equip-
ment for 3,900 telephones now
1 -••-**??!-if; i
Kentucky Straight Bourbon
BoHledUln-Bond —100 Proof
GUnmore Distilleries Company, Louisville, Kentucky
THE ARISTOCRAT OF BONDS
Treetoo Mdg.. till Copfrof Ave.
(Serving AT wood. Bfacon. Hock stone.
CAphoi, Cfntrof, CHorter, FAirfan, end
PReston telephones) Died equipment to
serve 4,000 telephones to be imtohed.
Wayside btdg.,6745 Harrisburg
(Serving WAyside, WEntworth,
WOodcre*t, and YUkon telephones.)
New cable containing 60,300 miles
of wire to be ploced ond spliced.
ATTENTION BASEBALL FANS
HEBE IS YOUR EXHIBITION GAMES TICKET
MAH, ORDER BLANK
Mali Orders for RESERVED SEATS ONLY will Be Accepted at Thli
Time. Please Clip Out and Use the Order Blank Below In Slaking your
Request. All Requests Will Be Filled in the Order Received
Madison btdg., 4066 Batloire Id.
(Serving MAdiso« ond MObowk tele-
phones.) Construction underway on two-
story addition. Diol equipment for 6,500
telephonei to be installed.
Pasadena bldg., 303 South Munger
New building under construction. Dial
equipment for serving 4,350 telephones
to be installed. Numbers to have GRand
No Tick el a
IK EE BREWERS
MILWA U K EE BRI WERS vs
Mil U \LKEE BREWERS vs
| HOUSTON BUFFALOES
BROOKLYN DODGERS v*
(CLEVELAND INDIANS v*
NEW YORK GIANTS
ST. LOUIS CAt
O*«ge-Orchord bldg., 501 Crown
New building neonng completion,
building addition to stort »ooi after.
Dial equipment for 12,000 telephone*
ready this year. About 10,000 tele-
phones now served from Preston ond
Wayside buildings will be served from
ST LOl IS CARDINALS rt
ST LOUIS CARDINALS Vi
ST. LOUIS CARDINAL X.
South Houston bldg., Dallo* A Ark.
Building addition tp start toon. Dial
equipment for 500 telephones sched-
uled. South Houston telephones wifi hove
HUdson 6 number*.
II SKIN S OP1 VI
Fairbonkt bldg., Premier A Peerless
New building completed last month, or d
dial equipment going in to serve 1,000
telephones. Fairbanks telephones will
have HOIbrook 2 numbers*
NOTE: All day games start at 2:30 d. m.
All night games start at B• 15 TOTAL 6
Enclose Cashier's Check or P O Money Order along with seli-ad-
dressed, stamped envelope and 25 cents extra If registration is desired
Be sure to state the general location desired We cannot guarantee that
location will always be filled Tickets should be available about March
15 and our public sal* at Mosk'a. 508 Main Street, will open about
Your Name -------- .
Street Address (or Root Nymherl __
Spring branch bldg., Sad* St.
New building recently competed
Diol equip meet for 1,800 tele-
phone* being tostoRed. Spring
Branch telephone* wi have
HOIbrook 5 number*.
Green * bayou bldg., Dwight St.
inctoflohon of diol equipment
for 500 telephone* completed
4*1* month, ond a further addi-
tion for 500 telephone* i« sched-
uled. Green* Bay©* telephones -
to hove Glendale 3 number*.
(Enclose self-sddreesed, sts?
d envelope—M cents t# registration
ChonneMew bldg., SbeMon St.
Budding oddition storted. Dial sqeip-
menf for 300 telephones to be to-
■ta lied Chonnelview telephone* te
hove Glendale 2 number*.
o a *t on on
Deer Pork btdg.. Center A 4tb
Died equipment for 600 telephone*
to be Wwtolled in new building
scheduled for completion next
month Deer Pork telep'»ones wiH
hove GRand 9 numbers.
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Murphy, John H.; Daniels, A. Pat & Farley, Jim. The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 2, 1950, newspaper, March 2, 1950; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth566249/m1/12/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.