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Bakersfield, California
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Monday, September 4, 1944
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• Closest Race in Years Is ' Keeping American Loop Hot NEW YORK Sopt 4. (UP)—With the hot breath of the New York Yankees peeling their heels, the threat of disaster stalked the St. Louis Brownies today. The 1922 Brown* blew the American League pennant by a single Same to the Yanks and the 1944 Browns beat the majors' leading pitcher yesterday to stay a half game ahead of the 1944 Yankees. Snapping a four-game losing Ptreak, they defeated the Detroit Tigers and Paul (Dizzy) Trout, 4-1, to retain the first position they have held since May 33. Trout, seeking his twenty-fourth triumph, was given a one-run lead in the first innign but St. Louis (.-JUMP back to score two in its half and was never headed. Jack Kramer, a disappointment after winning five run- seeutive games at the beginning of the season, pitched one of his best games and held the Bengals to seven hits and a shutout over the last eight innings. But the Yankees were moving into second place and almost into first by winning two games from the Washington Senators in the only twin-bill in the American League. Detroit dropped two games behind the leaders and was tailed by Boston by a half game. The Yankees took the opener, 0-.". Kick Etten hiv. his sixteenth and seventeenth homers and Rnd Math- rney his fourteenth to provide Kloyfl Bevens with his second straight win since joining the club last week. Thn second game was an easy seventeenth triumph tor Hank Borowy. '['he champions staged a six-run /ifth inning, which led to an ll-'l win. George (Snuffy) Slirnweiss, stole three bases in his first three times at bnt to swell his total to 47, the best in the majors. • Boston Loses Boston dropped a i>.l derision to the Philadelphia Athletics. After permitting 1 a first inning run. .Jess Flores tightened to hurl shutout ball for the "As" the rest of the way. Cleveland defeated Chicago, 4-1. Mickey Iloeco hit his third homer in his last two games to clinch the game for Rookie Steve Gromek. The Pittsburgh Pirates.-who have about as much chance of winning the Xntional League pennant as Hitler has of winning the war, topped the leading St. Louis Cardinals in two games fi-5, in the first and 8-2. in the finale. The double victory gave the Bucs a clean sweep of their four-game series with the National League champions and marked the first time the Redbirds have dropped four straight since June, 1943, when the Pirates turned the trick. Mort Cooper, *e**king his twentieth victory, was hammered for all the Pittsburgh runs in ihe first two innings of the opener and Rip Sewell pitched just tight enough over the route to gain his sixteenth decision. Pittsburgh started early in the finale too, couming eight times in the first two frames in defeat Harry Brech»>en and give Nick Strincevich an easy win. Nicholson Stretches I^ead Bill Nicholson stretched his major league leads in he runs butted in department to iOl and home runs to 30, in driving in two runs in faeh game to pace tin Chicago Cubs to H-i and fl-L' wins <,ver flu* Cincinnati Reds. Hank \Vyse and Claude Pas- scan were the winning hurlers. Most on and Philadelphia split, the Hraves winning the first when they scored t \vir*» in the second inning to give Jim Tobin's five-hitter all the support, it needed for a 2-1 edge. The Quakers broke a seven- gam** losing streak in the second when Charley Schanz 'Pitched a six- hit, 5-0 shutout. New York and Brooklyn closed their seasons against each other by splitting, the Dodgers winning the opener 8-6 but bowing in the nightcap, 9-.1. Hal Gregg won the Brooklyn decision and Rookie Bill Voiselle scored his eighteenth trimuph in the nightcap for the Giants. PADRES BREAK BEAVERS' HOPES PORTLAND LOSES TRY FOR P. C. L TITLE By Associated Press The San Diego Padres hrnuplu the la si-minute Coas* league pennant drive of the Portland Beavers to an abrupt lialt yesterday with a double win after losing ''ive straight to the second place holders. The 1'adre.s scored six times in the | ninth inning of the opener to erase a l-leaver lead and win, 7 to 5, then took a two-run Inad in the second inning- of the nightcap, whirh they never lost, for a 2 i" 1 victory. The Beavers trail an almost hopeless eight and on**-half games behind Los Angeles as t lie league winds up the twenty-second week of the L'4-week season today. The other six 'eague teams split j their tilts. Oakland's Manny Salvo shut out Los Angeles 3 to 0, with a tight six-hit hurling- performance in the opener of their doubleheader but the Angels eame back to take the nightcap, 5 to 2. The San Franciseo Seals blasted the Hollywood Stars 1 ;i to 1 in the opener at Hollywood, with nine of the Seal runs coining In on homers by Hen (Juintini. John Tavalli and I'itcber Rob Joyce. The Stars took the nightcap. S to ?,, Seattle and Sacramento divided the first normal games they have playfd this week, all others having gone overtime, including- one for 17 innings Saturday. The Rn infers took the opener, 2 to 1, and Sacramento the nightcap, 9 to 2, on an 1 8-hit ban-ape. Parker, Talbert Battle for Tennis Title at Forest Hills 1942. beat (UP)—Pauline Betz of Los Angeles hold the national amateur women's single tennis title today as Bill Talbert of Indianapolis and Sergeant Frankie Parker of Muroe Field met. to fight it out for the men's championship. For either Talbert or Parker, the "Golden Boy" of Davis Cup tame, it was to ho the end of a long search for tennis fame. Parker, who won the Davis Cup for America in 1937 and lost it again in 1JKW, has been seeking the crown for a decade. The closest he ever came was in when Lieutenant Ted Schroedei him in the final. As for Talbert. a form player handicapped by diabetes, it was the first time in six tries that he had come this far. But he proved his ability and right to championship rating by- blasting top-seeded Francisco (Pancho) Segura of Ecuador out of tho tournament in yesterday's semifinal. They didn't give him much of n chance when he walked out on tho Tamed center court to face the pigeon-toed kid from the Andes before a gallery of 10.000 fans. And his prospects looked even slimmer when he dropped the opening set. But Talbert just rubbed his hands **on his long, awkward looking shorts, took a fresh grip on his racket and score a 3-6. 6-3, 6-0, fi-8. 6-3 upset. Miss Bets: had little trouble with second-seeded Margaret Osborne of San Francisco in tho women's final. ! She smashed through the first sot in 6-3 and then romped home in 8-6 for her third consecutive title, winning on speed and accuracy. The men's doubles championship wont to Air Cadet Bob Palkenburg of Hollywood and Lieutenant Don .McNeil! of Norfolk, Va. They had polished off Armando and Rolando Vega. Mexican doubles champs, in a postponed morning match and then, as tho sun was setting, they whipped Sogura and Talbert. the top-seeded doubles team, 7-5, 6-4. .1-6. 6-1. Donald Lucas Wi Address Oildaie Club Donald D. Lucas, Kern T-ounty independent oil operator, will speak for members of the Oildaie Rotary Club at their meeting at. 12:10. Tuesday, in Elliott hall, E. D. Myers, secretary, announced today. Mr. Lucas 1 topic for discussion is "Deer Hunting—How and Where to Hunt Deer." "Apples That Stay On," an article printed in a recent copy of The Rotarian magazine, will be reviewed by Harry Krough, and Milton E. McDonald will be welcomed as a new member, Mr. Myers said. Miss Snow Awarded Sports Prize Miss Louise Snow, who recently battled her way through to the final contest in the eastern girls' grass court tennis tournament and dropped the finals in both singles and doubles, will return to tho west coast within the next few days to take part in the Pacific- south west tournament which is scheduled to take place in Los Angeles within tho next two weeks. Lake Lovelace, her trainer, said today. Miss Snow is known by tennis enthusiasts throughout the United States by the sportsmanship, skill and successes which crowned her efforts for the eastern honors recently. Telegrams and cables to Tho Californian indicated all through the eastern contests that the net fans of the east showed much interest in Louise and completely recognized the ability she so constantly displayed To register the rating of Miss Snow, she was presented the coveted Sportsmanship Trophy at the end of the eastern girls' grass court singles and doubles contests. The cup was awarded on four points, namely, sportsmanship, appearance, court manners, strategy and beauty of shots. Mr. Lovelace revealed. TANKS VIEW FOLLIES PARIS, Sept. 4. (#)— Some 2000 shouting American soldiers viewed a special liberation premier of the world-famed Folies Bergere in a suburban theater, a feature of which was the offer of a kiss for any soldier able to identify one of the 15 chorus girls by name. Am I eligible for a new tire? What synthetic tire offers me most dependable service? Can my old tire be repaired? Are my tires ready for recapping? Today with problems like these very much on the minds of America's car owners, they are seeking the help of an experienced tire man in whose advice they can have full confidence. That's why so many of them go to the tire dealer identified by the Fisk Boy—a symbol of quality they have learned to trust. We invite you to come to us for this service. Whether your tires are worn smooth or have a lot of mileage left* whether they need the air pressure checked or a complete recapping job, we stand ready to serve you. * HtlPlNG GIT MOST MILK FROM YOUR TIKIS THAT'S OU* BUSINESS! K*g. V. S. Pat. O/. TIME TO RE-TIRE. GET A FISK CLEROU TIRE CO. 1717 K *tr«*t Formerly Kunst Tir« Pktat t-MN OHIclal Tira lnsptetitM Statian of fM raMous Sdrafp SMp9 ITKKI Recapping Service Californian Mondoy, September 4, 1944 * ••• .-•- •*. il*fcf-*L JLTn • ' n T *^ V * • F ^> • T J I ^ I S 1 * T. m t » - - - - • 1 4 » • n • v b A:-.- ••:•:• HOPE IX Al'STRAMA—Comedian Bob Hope wns greeted by enthusiastic Newcastle, Australia, townspeople when ho arrived there from Laiirieton whore his plane was forced down, llopp and bis party of I iollywood stars lost most of their personal effects— including a case of whisky—when they tried to lighten the ship's load in an effort to forestall the forced landing. Rangers Defeat Clippers in Debut of Coast Pro Football By United Press The Pacific Const inaugurated its first season of big league football yesterday when six teams of the new American Professional Football League opened today. At San Francisco the Hollywood Rangers defeated the San Francisco Clippers, 2U-n, before HI.000 fans in Ka/ar Stadium ;is the Clippers' lone threat, Kenny Washington. was unable to answer the Rangers' Win slow-to-Fisl\e passing combination. After a scoreless first quarter, the Negro star and former I'.C.L.A. all- coaster, took the ball on the San Francisco :!U-yard line and drove to Hollywood's 'JO. After several tries to pierce the . Rangers' line. Jack ul key, end and former Fresno Stater, stopped hack and booted a. field goal to give the Clippers n short-lived lead. A few moments Winslow, former Trojan, rifled a pass to bis former team-mate, Bill Fiske, lor 20 yards and a touchdown. The San Diego Gunners and the Angeles Wildcats fought to a 7-to-7 tie in a relatively listless game before IJOOO spectators at San Diego. The. Wildcats .scored first when Byron .Maekey, former U.C.L.A. star, went over from the 2-yard line after Ed Ciherke ran bark an intercepted pass from the 30 to the 14 and then hurled another pass to Howard Cleveland on the 2. The Gunners hit pay dirt in the fourth when they marched from their own -It-yard line for a touchdown with Bill Emery taking a six- yard pass from Ross Payne In the end zone for the score. At Portland, sharpshooting passes from Dean McAdams to Max Marman gave Seattle Bombers a 21-12 victory over Portland Rockets before later, the Rangers' quarterback, Bob ft.000 fans. HOW THEY STAND 1 - I I I Ml s;, ..-,17 . 4 it;: .on .47(1 PACIFIC COAST IJCAUL'E Team— \Von .Lost Los Anm-'lcs .;.. S7 64 1'orlI:ui(l 7S L? t * m> fi ft ixstk *"* ^. h *^ (1 I I I I <| 1 J I J>-l'L'-_.. ..-.-«•-•• IT Hollywood 7 "i Spa Hie 7-"- Onkhnuj 71 Samimenio 71 San* Oiffto 07 *fJnmpy behind leader. Yehlerritiy's KrsulN Pan Fran* is* n. 13-fl; Mullyivonil, 1- Oakland, «'M!: l-"s AncHi'S. n-n. SeattNv --U: Sat rammto. 1-H. San Diego, 7-L 1 ; Port i ami. ;">-l. How St'firs Stand San FrnnriM-o. 6; Hollywood, 1\ Oakland, 4 ; Lot* Ai'isplps. 3. Tori land- T>; Son Un'go. I! t Seattle, 4; Sarram*Miio, ^. Guinea Today (All doublelnuutrrs) S:i n Franoisro n» Hollywood, l.os Ancolps at Oakland, San Uin^o a I Port land. Surra memo at Senti IP, l: 1 i:i 8. EK1CAX l v *a in— Won SI. Louis 7: f ,\fw Vork 7 J I ' I I ' * I l , . >•••••••••*••>••-* r " ' ** • Jl'»^i''IJ ._ •'••ir*#H*B***Ii«Vft«vi I ' I 'I^VelMIKl ti.'i 1'hflaclplphia fi« Prt. (iS 70 (I!) 7S . r. :* 4 .4 si .474 n . f>4 liohitul lendor. Vfhtpnliiy'H Result § St. Louis. 4; JDfltrolt. 1. N>w York. 6-11; WnshniRton. I 'In hulelphiH, ii; Boston. 1. <'|« J VH|IH|. 4; Chlctitro, 1. .40'J 6-3. NATIONAL I.EAOl'E Won Lost ^4 rm Team — St. Louis I'ittsbnreh 75 Tn. .71'S Ifi <'im innati f,S . tit; 70 7 T> 7S 7fl Housing Shortage in Delano to Be Probed York .................... fiS Host on .......................... f.4 Rronklyn ................... i> 1 I'hiladflphia .......... 4!i V«'Ntrr(hi.v'§ ; rinrinnati *>-S; St. Louis. Rninklyn. 8-3; New York. fi-!i. Boston, 2-0; PhilaclPlphia. 1-.".. .5^7 .4U; . 4 f.: .41!' 1-1' h- * DELANO, Sept. 4.—The National Housing Authority will send a repie- sentative to Delano in the near future, for a conference regarding- the shortage of houses in town, according 1 to word received today by Scott G. Ladd, city clerk, who communicated with the authority following a recent meeting of the city council. Mr. Ladd was instructed by the council to assemble data showing the shortage of dwellings. M. Marco of the Los Angeles office will come to Delano for the conference. Strelich Stadium to Be Dark Tonight Giving the hoys of the windmill a break for the holiday, Steve Strel- ich announced today the Stadium will be dark tonight. After tonight, activities at Strel- ich Stadium will be resumed in regular order with the next event coming up Wednesday night when a McShain-Leone, Berry•Colcman team tag match is scheduled to take place, Mr. Streiich said. AND HIS ORCHESTRA VOCALIST DAY •tth« POPULAR PRICKS 9 All-Stars Nip Tulare 6-3; Tigers, Cubs Wednesday Continuous Shows MATINEE and EVENING in ALL THEATERS LABOR DAY, Monday, Sept. 4 Piinu-d like a Modd T on a frosty moi Mini;, the Bakersfield All Stars Converted three hits, twn walks and a sacrifice into four runs in a biy third inning and m.-isted to a ft to ;j win over Hie visiting Tulare Recreational nine Saturday night at S.un Lynn Park. Kxcept for that one splurge of hits and runs, the All-Stars were held well in Hierk by Drilling. Tulare I Huh School pitcher, who ua\v but eight hits for the full nine innings, t hi* same nunihrr of safe singles his Teanrnates garnered off Ovine and nemaree, \vho shared the mound duties f,.r the Inr.-Us. The All-Slars broke the ponring ice in their half <>f the first inning. Harper. first man up. doubled sharply. Mr Daniels follow ing \\ ith a single. Drilling then tightened, getting the next three men out in order. Tulare came bark to tie tho score in the second inning, Heiden scoring after he lunl singled when his teammate Llriekson. hit. a towering double. Hayes then fanned for the second out and (/ox grounder) to second to end the inning. The All-Stars went scoreless in their half of the second but broke .we in MI--- r I ;. .;. f\\ ;,... walked fn "pen r li' 1 i MM ;>;_:. H i ; i'«r sarrif if 1 ' 1 '] hut McD.inii-N -; •.!;,)..( m short for tli.- sec. n id Tir-'Ai.nh singled. -^coring Ovine 111,1 I-'rmeH doubled, scorin- TIT-U.^ '••,. .M, |-* ;l rland pot • i u.ilk ami l-*r;irn,< iiM he both '•"tinted on Di.H s dt.iih!.-. McAtee ppi-d out . -i iii-: i » ii.| t jif. inning. lie A Il-Srars -<' • >i t •.] :t n- ' he r in t!ie f"\irth win n it" I-... i:j.i:n walked Mild e;rme .'ill ti>.. \\ | v .,,,. JMI| on ^[(> Da niel's t riple. Tulare gn( its •>•(•• md s-i-.>-- in the fourth and aiMthtr in ti,- litih but that ''tided t h" VI.-I'MI -' M j|,, s. 1 1 was :i «i*i.d l»all L 1 ) it,-. »i);UTPd I'Y niily tuo nn>]tla\-- li\- Tiii.ire and one hv ihe All Siai-. Tli-- n-'Xi uame will If \V''<in- sila v *••- • 'isiML' when tii" l')el;i n.i Tigers and : h" 1'akers- tield i'ul>s meet in the >..< Mll d -ame "!' the local "wil'M sei'i'->. " Continuous TODAY From 1:30 TOMORROW From 6:45 Delano Rotarians See Motion Picture DELANO. Sept. -i.—"Ten Thousand Feet Deep,' a one-reel release of the Shell Oil Company, was shown at the recent Rotary meeting at Motel Kern, by Stuart Douglas Shell Oil Company executive from F'Ye.sno, who was introduced by Dean Baxter, local representative of the company. The picture was a. portrayal of drilling and exploration for oil In the swamp lands of Louisiana. The Reverend Ronald H. White, new minister of the Delano Community Methodist Church, was introduced as a new member. Floyd Cavo was a visiting Rotarian from Tulare. Carl Brockman, president, presided. A Rampage of Rhythm! Jidi Htfty • Harriet Million* Mary Beth Hughes Factory-Control METHOD ' + *_*: :- • - :•• ••:-•• '- •-V i'.V •:<i if _•-• ,--- if m '"'<1 *•• DR. E. P. 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