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CUBS, TIGERS TO DECIDE SERIES HERE TOMORROW MCGREGOR UP TEEN-AGE LINK STARS START SEMI-FINALS By Rl SS MC\VI,.\M> "PEBBLE BKACI1, Sept. 9. OP)— A couple of 'teen-aged link stars cut loose with their host shots today in one halC of the lili-hole semi-finals nf tfic 1944 California Amateur Uoll' championship while a pair of sru- Koned troupers battled It out. in the cither half. The matches paired off Tournament .Medalist Boh Kus- burg, 17-year-olii .San KraiiL' against l.Vy ear-old Henry JlcGregur Hunter of Santa Monica in the upper bracket. In the lower division of the championship flight, tin? fairway hookup f brought together Krnie I'loper, Jr.. «t>an Jose, and John Oawson Los Angeles, both former stale'nmnteur champions, Whatever the outcomes today, a Junior versus senior shot mulching "duel was in store for Sunday's ;l(i- hole finals over Pebble Beach course. RoKburg, state finalist here a year 8so and distinctive from most other players in that he uses a haseball grip including his clubs, came into the semi-finals with two wins yesterday. In one he put out a former litleholcler. .lack (lage of Santa Barbara, 2-nml-l. after beating 1'alph Hall, Oakland, 1 up in the preceding round. , Hunter, playing in the stale event for the first time, chalked up wins over Boh Barnard, Beverly Hills, fi-Hiid-1, and Ralph Wolf, Los Angeles, 3-and-l. The llj-year-old's feat eff even reaching the semi-finals will Eland as a record here. Pieper, slate amateur boss in 1941 nnd present California Open champion, stepped up with a H-aml-1 win over Bert Stamps, also from San Jnw. which followed his u-and-4 rout of Tom Draper. Kan Diego, In the morning: compel!)inn. His opponent of today, Dawson, hurdled Verne rallisnn, Sacramento, J-and-1, and Bill Kritz. San Francisco. 1 up on the 20th. Dawson won the tournament here two years ago. Rased on performances of t h principals in earlier rounds the sem finals shaped up as a tighl contests- Hnsburg, with more major tournr input experience to his credit, wa 1 regarded as the logical favorite ove young Hunter. The Pieper-Dawson encounte rated as a, toss-up, both being sub , par shooters at peak form. Navy Team Floors Stagg's Grid Squad Bengal Tigers Lose First Game of Season by 7-6 STOCKTON', Sept. 9. (IP)— Flee City's Navy team was off to a sue cessful start on its 1044 footba' campaign today, victor 7-0 ove Amos Alonzo Stagg's College of lh< Pacific before a season-opene crowd of 9000 in Baxter Stadium last night. The boys from Camp Shoemaker near L-ivermore, scored in the open ing period on a 34-yard touchdowi run by Right Halfback Jerry Rice on a" reverse through tackle. Left Half back Herman Rowe added the poin that meant victory- Pacific tallied a touchdown on the first play of the second period after liioving the ball down to the Flee City five-yard line on a fumble re covery and a few line stabs. Lef Halfback Fred Klemenok passed to right end Bill Mulhaupt for the six points. Both teams flashed free passing games, Bob Brumley, former Rice Institute quarterback, sparked the winners and Ambrose Schindler, onetime Southern California ace : starred for Pacific. Pacific went to the Fleet City eight-yard line in a spectacular pass and run from Schindler to Milhaupt as the final gun sounded. State Cotton Estimated to Yield 355,000 Bales SACRAMENTO, Sept. 9. (^—California will produce 355,000 bales of cotton this year as compared to 341,00(1 in 3943, the California Corp and Livestock Reporting Service esti mated today. The estimated acreage was given as 301,000, 1L\000 more than last year. HAVE YOUR SMOOTH TIRES RECAPPED TODAY FACTOR < 0 N I R 0 I I F D RECAPPING GUARANTEED O W AS 7 00 FIRESTONE STORES Twenty-fourth and Chester 1027 Baker HEADIV IIOMK—All the glamor of the traek can he s<>(=n in this picture n.» fiolil thunders nrouml turn into stretch before .10,000 people attending: Saratoga meeting at Belrnont I'ark, Music Hall, .lolmny Gilbert up, second here, prevails in the Pine Tree. YANKEES FULL GAME ONJOP NEW YORKERS COP 10 OF 11 LAST GAMES By JACK HAM) Assm i.i't'f! ri'-ss Spoils \Vn!pr Yankee bai<, roaring a ."JS marc-bins; tune jn i-oppiug in of their last 11 games, bonstcil the Xew Yorkers Into undispuieil pnsMi'ssion of firi-l place in the American League today, on top of St. Louis and a half ahead of idle I'e- SPORTS Cfjc fJahrrsfiflb Californun Saturday, September 9, 1944 vSam Lynn to Witness Finale as Teams Enter Test 1 and 1 Seattle Takes 5-3 Victory Over Padres in 7 Innings Hy Aswori Pacific Coast League baseball last night was as varied as the weather on California's Admission Day eve. At San Diego blows by Al Liljke and Hill Kats that went for home runs when the ball was lost in a heavy fog gave Seattle a 5-3 seven- inning win over the Padres, and the game was called to the satisfaction of J15UO shivering specators. In contrast a sweltering San Francisco crowd of 14.15S turned out to watch the Seals and Oakland Acorns divide a twin bill. Veteran Tom Seats racked up his twenty-fourth victory of the season in pitching the Seals to a 4-3 first game win, and in the second Jack Lotz got his sev- ;i I oil entcenth in twirling On Ma ml to a •1-^' decision. A comfortable crowd of SHU Metropolitan I.o.s Angeles fans witnessed the league-leading Angels square their series two-all with Hollywood as Cecil Harriott hit a fifth-inning homer with two on for a 3-1 victory. It was Pitcher Hay Prim's twenty- first game credit of the year. Sacramento fans out for a cool night after a 107-degree day, saw their .Senators and Portland's Heavers divide a pair. The second extra- inning game lasted past midnight. Johnny C.ill doubled in the tenth frame of the second to give Portland a 5-4 verdict, after Earl Porter pitched four-hit ball to give, Sacramento a --0 so\ en-inning opener victory. HOW THEY STAND r.vririt COAST r. Will. l.n;-t )', I ' " """''"""" ' .:. i e . :> i:' ..MI;! . •! II I . 4 'i i . i R j . 14(1 I.II-.1 N lUlll's ItC-llIlM Sun l-'niii' me ii, 4--: llitklnu'l :'-4. S;i, Tln:i '•ntu. --4. I'm [html, U-J. Si-iil I In. ..: Silil IIICKO. .'!. Lim Aiienirs. :i; H.ill.i wnnil. 1. Him Si-ricM Stiiiul llollvu-ouil :; Los AllKnlns. ] HaUnncj, -2, Sun I-'nm.-isi <>. 1. Sea HI.-. .'; HUM JUi-Ko. I. 'I'llllll.v'M ^IIHII'S ' »ii Kt;i ii-1 ;i ( S:IM l-'i ;i IM is< >i. 1 '01 I hi h 'i:i I Siti-l ;i Mli-lilo ' I.os Alisol.-s HI llnllywm.']. AMKKH.'AX M-JAfil'K Won J.ost .•«• York T:, I. 1.inns 74 ti'l . T. 4 11 . f- :i i) . 4 7S .411:1 . i:,:. ,4li N'W V'jrU. 7; Boston li <\'J. iniiiiigij). I'hM-aijd. 9: SI. l.nuiB. a. WiisliniKl'in. 4; rhilnilcliiliiu 0. (iiiini'N Toihiy Now yii; k at Hnstnn. I'inliiHoli'Mia M t Washington, niglit. I'l'-vfUtnl HI rv-n-nit. St. l.U'iis at t'hi-ai-'c). nisht. NATIONAL LKACI'K \\..n I.nst Hi. <'iin tnnati .............................. 70 "iii i 'hi' ami ................................ ,',S US Ni.'W York ................ .............. f,« 11 HOPIOII ................................... :. 4 7X Hrooklyn ........................ , : .4 7'.' fhiiniiHiphiu ......................... .'ii 7s VesliTiln.v'H Ki'sullH H rook I n. 4; I'liil.-irti'li'lnii. J. (unly Kami.- si lictlnUMi. ) (iuini'H Todiiy Hoslon .-it ;\f\\- Ydjlt. I'lUHhiniih at t-'inrinnat i. C'h.iilKH nt St. l.dtlis. Iliulll. rvt. 4li» 4.'.S til!) 4(Mi :;uo a full pam a came an troil. \\heji Ilic M( i ';i rt h\' <lan collected 13 safeiics in easing out a 7-li victory over the !;<,] Sox in 1 L 1 innings yesterday, the totals fur the hist 11 games since the opener of an August -f doubleheadei- went to !'•'>- hits in 403 at h;iis. producing til runs, better than ei^ht a i^ame. Twenty one doubles, 11 triples and U homers during that stretch upped the "slugging" average to a robust .5L'4. Host on gave the leaders both barrels, coming from behind three times and pulling to within one of a tie with the bases loaded and none out before (heir drive ran down in the third overtime frame. lied Barrett suffered his sixth defeat an neither Hank Horowy nor Joe Drown, two starters. finished Crimes' double in the twelfth finally turned the tide. St. Louis hopes soared when Hob Mum-lief went to the tiring line after parsing up bis starling turn for 11' days due to elbow trouble, but I'hiciigo spin ted in the late to knock the Browns out of a tie for tlie lead, fl-5. Muncrief wasn't around at the time, having faded for a pinch hit- ler when Ihe Brownies rallied to lie in the seventh so Al Hollingsworth took the rap. Bill Dietrich, making his first appearance since his recent feud with Manager Jimmy Dykes, scattered seven hits and hit a home- run to make his record read 15-15. Mickey llaefner shut out tho Philadelphia A's with five hits, 4-0. last night In earning bis tenth for Washington with the help of Gil Torres, who drove in two runs and scored nn- other on Huss Christopher. Detroit and Cleveland were not scheduled. Brooklyn won the only tilt listed in the National by a 4-3 margin over the Phillies despite Blister Adams' fifteenth homer. I,es Webber wns the relief winner over Ken Ruffens- berger. In a climactic finale to as lopsv- turxy a baseball season as this county lias ever seen —and \v e mav .is well make that word "iminirv"—the Helano Tigers and the Hakersfield I 'nbs \\ ill meet in the third and ' deciding u.ime of 1 ia kei si'iclil's "little \\orld series" tomorrow afternoon at -:l."i at Sam Lynn Park. lielann u ill be in the role of .lack ' the Giant Killer, since the Tigers' astounding feal of trimming the i'libs' whiskers, li to •). last Wednesday night. It was as smart an exhibition of taking advantages of i the breaks as has been seen in these parts in recent years, when they i converted a skimpy six hits Into as i many tallies. They had losl the j first game of the two-out-of-three I series just a week before bv a score I of S to (i. The Cubs, unless something abso- i lutelv unforeseen happens between ^ the time you read this and tomorrow at'lernoon. will slarl iheir ritbber- anned \vix.ard, I lema ree, on Ihe mound \\ith the willowy Jack nrown cauhing. ' The Tigei s. wit li id r ready for dm v, pi ohahh Kbner Ke.-slei . wi'li K ' I )ei divanis — both "I whom ai" (iir\e ball artists— in reserx e. (Ither posili'Hl-- on both team.- \\lll be siihstant ialh th>- same it 1 - thev weie in Ilie preceding t\V" 'uo]],| series" contests, l-'or the Cub--. Jim Mi-oivn undoubtedly will be liack at fii-st. a position that seemed a little weak Wednesday evening. Gon/ales. who did a nice job at the initial sack for the Tigers on the same night, may bench himself for Dixon. regular first baseman. Tomorrow's game, although the last of the summer recreation season here, will he opened without ceremony but will be closed with a mlghtv important event — the awarding of paychecks to winning nnd losing teams, which runs into more money than you may imagine. With feeling running at floodtide. not only among the teams but with the fans, the season's lari;esi < i owd is expected to throng Sam L\nn I'ark tomorrow afternoon. Old Grid Rules Restored Eastern Intercollegiate XAXI (iKNKKALS I)0\VX ROilK. Sept. I). OP)— The Allied .score of eliminated German generals in southern France jumped to eight in the last three 1 days with the death ! of one and the capture of another, i It was officially announced that Major-General .Schmidt was killed by i American inachinegun fire September C. The same day the French captured Brigadier-General Paul Von Felbert. Don't .von Kailnro find fclmrr leave riri'HiIfull.v Imi-inic nfli'r i-iilinc around nil liver HID \vurlii In I hose fc7.->,llO(l,mill lia((lc»hi|i«-.'" ARE NOT NEW IM WARFARE/ THE CHIMESE USED ROCKET PROPELLED ARROWS OVER /,OOO COPR. 1944 BY NCA StRVICE. INC. T. M. REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. "Vex, Hi'linol'i dtartnl. hut It take* a couple of d*.v» to Bel down to "Mam wilt IM rlcht down—che'* puttln' no her dUcuUc!' HAS AT LEAsr BEFORE IT EVER EMERGES FROM THE SEED. AXSWKK: (itiflirr, funuilu. "Me brought them i./ •lone for muddy murchet—be uted to be Ul 25-Horse Entry List Opens BayMeadows SAX MATEO, Sept. fl. GP)—A 25-j horse entry list narrowed to an even dozen classy sprinters for today's J'jdOO-added inaugural handicap, opening feature of the 37-day Bay Meadows racetrack full meet. Top-weighted favorites included Ghana, leading horse at the recent Longacres meet at Seattle; Jade Hoy, California derby winner, and Sir Jeffrey, one of the most cousin-j lent early-season racers in this' stale. Other entries were Son of War, Gold Mike, Little Penalo. Miss t'. S. O.. Radio Morale, Bizerte. Florizan Beau, Crystal Torch and Phar Rong. Warm, sunny weather was expected to bring out a record opening-day crowd despite wartime transportation difficulties and OPA warnings it would look into the gasoline situation of all cars parked at the track, 15 miles south of San Francisco. XKW YORK, Sept. 0. (.?)—The Eastern Intercollegiate Football Association's adoption of several revisions in the grid rules was not a revolt against, or defiance of, the X. C. A. A. and Its rules committee, Commissioner Asa S. Uushneil declared today. Biishnell said the changes were a "fully considered and carefully planned attempt to make eastern football games better football panics, and In turn to make the sport of college football an improved sport." Bushnell stated his views In a statement delivered to eastern football officials gathered for their annual pro-season clinics in Xew York, Hoston. Buffalo. Pittsburgh, Balti- NELSON HEADS FIELD 0166 McSPADEN HOLDS CLOSE SECOND PLACE ON LINK BV HAROLD V. RATLIKF j DALLAS. Sept. ;i. i/p)_ Toledo's i tall tfii-tician of coif. UK- man with a barrel "f \\,. n - |,i,i,ii--—|, ( ,rd Byron Nelson — headed a fir-Id of ijii ioday into the semi i in:,! round of fha Texas Victorv < ipen. Nelson was fir 'iioij^h o^t in front after :;'i !:• •[.'-- his i;:'.i;:i —]:;s being six strok'.- the.ul of the n( , x t competitor for th" .?J.'"i'i lirst pri/e money—that he n.itht afford to < oast 11 little t..d;n. ex.-eut that \ ou'd never know when Myron was i casting. He plays that, easily. Yesterday Nelson turned in what h" called a perfect round—"[ didn't, make a mistake"—to better par two days in a row. And clipping regulation figures at t.ukewood roursp is a major project. Only three from the original field of 212 hnve done It— Nelson: Harold (Jug) McSpaden of Philadelphia, who started out todny holding second place with 60-7.~>—144, and a fellow unknown in these parts until yesterday—Al Smith, a seaman first class. But in civilian life is a professional at Martinsville. Va. Kinliieen holes will Lie played I inlay and the final IS tomorrow. Tied for third place :tre K. J. iDuti-h) Harrison of Wright Kield, Hayton, Ohio, and Hay Mangrum ot Beverly Hills. Calif., with 145'?, while Denny Shute of Huntington, \V. Va., is next in line with !•!>>. Smith, lien Hogan of Fort Worth army air field and Amateur Karl Stewart, also of Fort Worth air field, each has 147. I Principal changes adopted by the | K. L F. A. provide for a tee from which kickoffs may ho made, a pen- i ally of five yards for out-of-bounds kickoffs, forward passing from any point behind the line of scrimmage. j and tile advancing of a fumbled ball \ by tin? defending team. i "In some cases." Bushnell said, ; "The changes are merely returns to j the old order, to the sort of football ', which used to be played. Tims, they aren't new rules a{ all. Instead, they are the old rules restored in place of new rules which have been tried and found wanting—by the players and coaches, by the officials, and by the fans. Rockets, Mustangs to Meet in Grid Tilt PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9. <U.R>— Coach Many Ma thews oC the Portland Rockels will use speedy Jimmy Caine us his main threat against Invading Los Angeles Mustangs here next Sunday.: Caine, the former Washington Stale College and University of San Francisco star, showed plenty in the Rockets' opening game of the new American professional football league a week ago. The Portland lads lost to the Seattle Bombers, hut Caine was one of the top ground gainers of the day against the heavy Seattle forward wall with a net average of 7.5 yards per try. Racing Board to Be Asked Winter Meet LOS AXGKLKS, Sept. 9. OP)—The California Racing Board will be asked to approve a winter race meet at Santa Anita track, Arcadia, Calif., starting December -S, the Los Angeles Turf Club lias announced. The meet would he the first reappearance of the ponies at this track since tiie Pearl Harbor attack. Gwynn Wilson, assistant manager of the club, made the announcement after the War Production Board had said the army would release the property to its owners next Monday. Wilson said General Manager Charles H. Strub is in the east lining up horses. GOT HIS rilANTK—Al Zarllln. above, knew ho could do it, and he got his chance with the St. Louis Browns when Milt Byrnes got u pain In the shoulder. His batting average went above ,fil)0. lie is a good flychaser, throws well and never slops hustling. Mike Kellcv of Minneapolis offered $l:.',n'Ml for Al, but the Browns will keep him. HOLD KVKKYTHINii! Gordon Is Suspended for Rule Violation SACRAMEXTO, Sept. 9. <UP>— The state athletic commi.ssion today announced the suspension of Harvey Gordon, San Diego boxer, and James J. Kvans, Oakland referee, for an indefinto period 1'or violation of rules. The commission also listed Freddie Maes, San Francisco; Harold Snooks Lucy, Los Angeles; Jorge Morclia Giixiiian, Tijuana, and James Min- ntni. Los Angeles, as indefinitely ill and unavailable. I 1\.\L 1IMWS A1IKAI) ROME, Sept. !). (Jfl— Lieutenant- General Mark W. Clark told his Fifth Army today on the first mil-; versary of Ihe Salerno landing that j "Ihe final blows are still ahead and : your Fifth Army will soon deliver one from which the enemy will not recover." State Handicap Golf Second-Round Result Hctland Is Eliminated in Qualifying Round DF.L MONTK, Sept. 9. (JP>— One of. the hottest favorites in the state handicap K"If championship, D. L-. llelland, Inglewood, low gross winner in the (nullifying round, was eliminated in second-round matches yesterday. The tournament is for players with handicaps of eight or more. Championship flight second-round results: Harry Reaver. Inglewood. defeated D. L. Hetland, Inglewood, 1 up. P. II. Peterson, Los Angeles, defeated K. X. Miller, Pasadena, 6',3 and t). Second Flight K. TVheldon, Oxnard, defeated Richard Woodard, Pacific Grove, 1 up. Fifth Flight S. Mathioson, Fresno, defeated F 1 . L. Harper, Hollywood, by default. i H. H. Blodgett. Ventura, defeated ! D. \V. Goldthwaite. Fresno, 2'i and -. Sivth Flight Lloyd Xolan. Hollywood, defeated Dave Hays. Sacramento. 2>.» and 1. Kdwin Berp. Glendalo. defeated Ons Svenson. Los Angeles, ^3 up. Eighth Flight Jim Merbs, Pacific Grove, defeated H. Winters. Inglegood, 1! and 1. Tenth Flight H. F. Tourvillc. South Gate, defeated Tom Mathews, Monterey Peninsula, "'i and -. Daryle Guy. Pasadena, defeated John R. MTcKee. Berkeley, 3 and ". Thomas Martin. Hollywood, defeated J. T. Qiiinn. San Jose, 2 ! ,-j and -. KIrvciilli Flight Joseph Rossi. Stockton, defeated Lloyd Baxter. Riverside. 1 up. Twellth Flight Warren Hallet, Oakland, defeated I. McKcdters. Long Reach, 4 and -. Fifteenth Flight Stanley Prase, Glendale, defeated H. W. Llewellyn, Berkeley, l '< up. George Stahlman. Hollywood, defeated K. Lowe, Palo Alto, 4 and -. Twentieth Flight: Finals M. W. Taylow. Pasadena, defeated Philip O. \Vcston. San Mated, 2 and 1. \ "I umil (n ronlriniitr IM» uhnnr huok—with my number underlined!" - ('.ilifnrnlall-XKA Tflflihiilo i I'lTCllKK KMFKI) — Southpaw ! Pitcher CJene Jlolt. l'3-year-ol<l ] Seattle llainier liaseball pluyer, i rests in l.os Angeles Hospital after i emersency operation to save his | pitchlnK arm liadly slushed by ; knife-wielding zoot-suiter. I SORE GUMS? Us« MOY Dental Plat* Holding Pewdw. CraatM toil, alkaline, we- lion cushion, folding plat** 4 to 12 howt longer. Amateur Boxing MONDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 1944 at the New Stadium 2201V STREET TWO HI.OCK* MtdM TIIE OI,t> AIEKNA l-IKsr .MAIN K.\ KVf Four KumiilM—110 I'DiiiuK Tommie Garzelli John Sonney si';ci$\n MAIN t:\ I;NT I' tin i' KotiiitN— IfJl* I'on nils Johnnie Toledo VtM'MIH Tony Davis SKMI-WIMHT l-'rntr Ktminls—1(0 iNMimU Cal Coolidge Versus Art Cartie SI'KC'IAT, KVKVr I-our Hound**— I'i2 rmimlN Pat Martinez Versu* Ed Krashner Four Hound*—115 Pound* Pitii Costa vs. Jtst PritU Four Hound*—138 Pound* Frcnk Sen vs. flab* JIMBK Four Hound*—118 Pound* Baby lUyts vs. J«a Istrad* Ntw Pricw: Central AtalssiM tl ( Hint-sift SI.90, SarviaaeiM art ChN- dm SOc, Tax li, on >«lp nt Hotel Kl Trjun •ml II. O. Wi-.tliio CJf»r Mind. BW» M«k*r «lrr«t ror rr«»rvnllon«.

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