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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 13

Bakersfield, California
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Wednesday, September 13, 1944
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Angels Again Win P. C. L. Pennant Race Crown By FRANK FRAWLEY *LOS ANGELAS, Sept. 13. UP)—The Los Angeles Angels lust a ball game last night, but won the Put.-it'lc Coast League baseball championship for the second year in succession. They were defeated, 3-1, by Seattle, but had a sufficiently high percentage to take the circuit pennant after the Oakland Acornt beat the second- place Portland Beavers, 4-2, at Oakland. The Angels can lose their remaining seven games with Seattle nnd still finish ahead of Portland, even if the Beavers win the rest of theirs. Along with capturing the league flag, the IMS Angeles players have net a new season attendance record. Los Angeles attracted 23C.640 customers last year and still finished second to Milwaukee's 275,000, which made it the minor league capital. A •week before the close of the 1944 campaign, Los Angeles had drawn 3:!7,917, with a strong probability that the figure will be 360.000 by (Sunday's closing doubleheader. The reason for the sharp increase lias little or nothing to do with the class of baseball offered. The answer is night baseball. The Angels might tyive topped Milwaukee last year but night baseball was banned on the Pacific coaat because of. the blackout. The 1944 increase lias been general, all along the line. Final uttend- ance figures are likely to show a close approach to the all-time Coast League attendance record of 2,235,610, established in 1924. Up to Labor Kay the tail end Sacramento Solons had drawn 17a,7H3, compared with only 31,(>94 in 1943. Every team had Postponed Game Pelays A. L. Race NEW YO11K, Sept. 13. ,<U.P.)— Action in the close. American League pennant fight was posted for at least another 24 hours today \vhen the game scheduled between the Now York Yankees and Philadelphia Athletics at Shihe Park tonight was postponed because of rain. The Yankees, holding a half game lead over tho Detroit Tigers, will play the A's at Philadelphia tomorrow night, weather permitting. If that game is postponed, the clubs will ask league permission to play tho game as part of a doubleheader Sunday when the Athletics are scheduled for Yankee Stadium. at least doubled its 1943 attendance, with two weeks still to go. The class of baseball wasn't what it had been in prewar days but the competion was keener. Los Angeles | won its title last year by more than 20 games, but this time it was late in the season before the Angels settled down as the steadiest of the lot. I Bill Sweeney's boys have been on top for several weeks now hut there has j been a mad scramble for first division berths. The Angels won Cfie pennant with only two regulars batting above .300 —Reg Otero, Cuban first baseman, and Rip Russell, second baseman. They had a fair pitching staff, topped by the veteran lefthander, Ray Prim. Otero at first Is a fancy fielder and Guy Miller nt short is ! one of the best in the league. Rus- ' sell is a remodeled first baseman do- I ing duty at second and Johnny Ostrowski at third was an outfielder '; until late in the season. In last night's game Southpaw Glenn Elliott achieved his sixth win here by holding the Angels to five hits, including a seventh-inning homer by Outfielder Ted Norbert. At Sacramento the Hollywood Stars edged out the Solons, 5-4, to stay in the contest for a place in the loop's post-season playoffs. In San Diego Ray Hurrell hurled the San Francisco Seals to -a 2-1 triumph over the Padres, scoring his twentieth win of the season. SPORTS fcije 3afeer*fielD Calitorntait Wednesday, September 13, 1944 YANKEES STILL LEAD AMERICAN' LEAGUE BY HALF GAME MARGIN MATFEST—Tonight is the night for wrestling fans to see the sport at Its best. Red Berry will tangle with his old and worthy foe, Dick Trout, in a two-out-of-three falls to the finish. Rough nnd handsome Danny McShain will battle It out in the second main carding with George Wagner. In the special event Antone Leone meets Abe Coleman, and in the curtain raiser Billy McEuen and Mike Nnxarian will slug it out to the finish. Kern Men in Service XF.W YORK, Sept. IS.—The Xew York Yankees, leading the tight American League pennant race by a scant half game—hardly enough to (flieer about—lay their slender margin on the line tonight against the Philadelphia. Athletics. The Yanks, boasting 13 victories in 19 starts against the "A's' 1 this season, were favored to swell their margin to a full game over the idle second place Detroit Tigers. But Manager Joe McCarthy, remembering full well how the Athletics beat the St. Louis Browns three out of four games when the latter were in first place on their lust eastern road trip,«was set to send his best pitcher after tonight's victory. Hank Borowy, who has beaten the Athletics in all five of his starts against them this year, was McCarthy's choice to increase the Yankee margin in the only American League activity scheduled until Friday. In yesterday's National League games, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals twice for their sixth and seventh wins over the league leaders in their last eight ; games. i Tlie Uuc-'s diiulile. victory deprived , the Cardinals of their opportunity tn ; attain mathematical certainty of . clinching the flag. i j Fritv. O.-U'rmueller started the] j chore of proving to the. Cards that i j their J 7 1 .--game margin had been i ] provided by Die rest u£ the league I and scattered eight hits for a f>-3 de- j cision—his fourteenth of the season i and his third over the circuit puce- i setters. The Burs nipped Rookie Righthander Fred Schmidt for 4 runs in the first two frames to make Ostermuellcr's task an easy one. The Pirates came from behind In the fourth inning of the nightcap to tie the count at 2-2 when Frank Column and Babe Uahlgren hit home j runs off successive pitches by Rookie Bud Byerly. They moved in front in the same inning on an unearned run resulting from Whitey Kurowski's error and went on to win, 6-5. Three sixth-inning Pittsburgh runs proved necessary, however, as the Cards knocked Buc Pitcher Preacher Roe out of the. box with a three-run | rally in the eighth. Blmin I«»l Compmir. Ltd. 93 Proof Exeluiivr Uintrtbutor*. California, Arlwin*. Hn»«» WE LOAN YOU TIRES WHILE WE RECAP YOURS Pf. JU * fjrcston* FACTORY-CONTROL METHOD HOUR SERVICE OUR RECAPPING IS GUARANTEED FIRESTONE STORES Twenty-fourth and Chostor 1027 B*k«r Str««t Irvvin G. Kennedy, water tender first class, entered the service in January, 1941, and has been in the Pacific since 1942. He writes he saw Norman Beringer and Dwight Kinney and also states he saw some action and had a little fun in New Zeland nnd Australia. He is the son of Mrs. M. G. Kennedy of 613 Decatur street, Oildale, and was formerly employed at the Fox theater. Staff Sergeant Robert C- Camp- j bell, soldier who served 32 months in j the south Pacific, hna returned home under the arrtiy's troop rotation program for a furlough before his reassignment to a station within the United States. He will arrive shortly at his home, 12.11 East Eighteenth street, to Visit his brother, Harold G. Campbell. Sergeant Campbell served in the signal corps overseas. Sergeant Fred W. Arnold, whose son, Lonnle Arnold, lives in Bakers- fi£Id, i« a member of the salvage and reclamation of aircraft section f the supply division at an English trntegic air depot bomber repair ase where battle-damaged B-17 Fly- ng Fortersses of the Eighth Air 'orce are repaired. Sergeant Arnold as been stationed m the European dealer of operations 12 months. His rother, Robert, is stationed ii) the outh Pacific with the navy. One of the mechanics who has kept Ninth Air Forc% B-2G Marauder Sin Twister" in fighting trim, is Technical Sergeant Joe .Sola, Jr., son f Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sola, vSr., of "ehachapi. This bomber has completed no less than 105 missions gainst Nazi targets In western Eu- ope. Sergeant Sola graduated from he Tehachapl High School in 1939 and enlisted In the air corps In December, 1941. He studied airplane mechanics at Keesler Field and B-26 maintenance at the Glenn L. Martin plant in Baltimore, Md., before leav- ng for overseas duty in the spring C 1943. Frank Dobbs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry JOobbs of 1113 Derrell ave- nno, hfts bpon promoted from ser- gcnnt to staff sergeant by the P-Sl MustaiiR group with which he serves as nn aircraft electrician anrl electrical Kpecialist. Sergeant TJobbs is one of the "charter" members of this Mustang group, for he came to !t the day it was former, May 20, 1!)4.'!, at Hamilton Field. In addition to the European theater of operations ribbon, he wears the good conduct medal. His brother, Archel N., also a staff sergeant, is stationed in the European theater with the field artillery. He has four and a half years' service behind him. Another brother, L«. Edwin, IB soon to be inducted. A son was born August 19 to Staff Sergeant and Mrs. Grant B. Hoi- comb. Sergeant Holcomb is the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Holcomb of 2027 Potomas street and is serving with the infantry in France. The elder Holcombs recently enjoyed a visit with their son, Aviation Chief Metalsmith Edward Darel Holcomb, who was transferred to Corpus Christ!, Texas, after four years and eight months in the Pacific. He will complete his sixteenth year in the navy September 17. Second Lieutenant Arthur King, a. graduate of BnUersfield High School and son of Mr. and Mrs. Everitt King, is home on a 10-day furlough. Lieutenant King, who graduated from advanced flying school nt La Junta, Colo., is now stationed In South Carolina with a reserve training unit. He is piloting an A-20 attack bomber. Roy F. N. Brown, yeoman first cHiss, United States Coast Guard, recently visited his mother, Mvs. E. M. Brown of 202 Polk street and hi.s brother of Taft on a 10-day leave. Yeoman Brown enlisted in the coast guard in April, 194::, and recently returned from combat service in the South Pacific. STATESMAN Aimwcr to Previous Panic MHC1K1MMK1U71KK1 HORIZONTAL 1,5 Pictured famous British statesman 10 Auricle 11 Operatic solo 13 Rowing stick 14 Female sheep 15 Rave 16 Yes 17 Observe 19 Title of respect Zl Males 24 Decay 27 Change 29 Eradicate }1 Daybreak (comb, form) 32 Near 33 Priest 36 Twirls 39 Donkey 40 October (ab.) 41 Attempt 43 Vehicle 45 Standard of value 47 Potentate 50 Greek letter 53 Age 54 Pertaining to air 55 Help 56 Advise 57 He was* British Prime Minister during War I VEtnCAL 1 Sheltered tide 2 Legislation 3 Native metals 4 Challenge 5 Liquor 6 Dines 7 Bellow 8 Happy 9 Before 12 Egyptian sun god 18 Finish 20 Anger 21 Mother CANNON wra - *-n!Eita*ii2i[=i MM ' 28 Neither 30 Knock 33 Father 34 Like 42 Annum 43 Black bird 44 Erect 45 By 22 Print measure 35 Ever (contr.) 46 Exist 23 Requires 24 Proportion 25 Bone 26 Tellurium (symbol) 36 Ocean 37 North Carolina (ab.) 38 Street (ab.) 41 Snare 48 Encountered 49 Iridium (symbol) 51 Sesame 52 Compute sum Have a "Coke"=Put 'er there, old timer ... or greeting new pals in Ketchikan The newly-arrived soldier from the States finds Alaska a land of friendly welcome. There as here he finds Coca-Cola. In Ketchikan, to say Have a "Coke" means Pal, we're right glad you're here, just as it does in your own home. In many lands around the globe, the pause that refreshes with ice-cold Coca-Cola has become a symbol of a friendly way of living. IOTHED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COIA COMPANY IV THE COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BAKtRSFIELD 414 Nineteenth Street "Coke" = Coca-Cola It's natural for popular names to acquire friendly abbrevia* tions. That's why you hear Coca-Cola called "Coke". .01*44 Tb. C-C I K. C. FOOTBALL 7 IS HEAVY DRILL Fiiotliall iir:i,ii<-e heramo a stren- , t|i">tis \viitKi.ut fur both heavy ;tnd : lightweight sfiuads nt Bakerstielil iligli S<.-liniil yesterday afternoon. It was a quii'k clianpa from the light drill whirh the Blue and White foot- linllers wont through last week. I'ractli-e is being rushed this year lierause or the. season's enriy opening (lute, September 2!», which means rnarlies are working the young ath- Irti's just twice its h;ird. Until weight, squads were divided : into two groups, b;u:kfieldmen and | linemen, in order to give hoys out ! for the first, time more individual ! help. Coach Pwipht Griffith took j the heavyweight narkfleldprs and I ends, and put them through a ri.gid | passing nnd receiving workout. At j the other end of the gridiron. Conch J. B. (Cap) J Jamison and the man still without a junior eollegf team. Jack Frost, were drilling heavyweight linemen in the fumlfimentals of blocking. In a third group on the field. Paoclies George Williamson n.nd Kay Scott were putting the junior varsity through a course similar to that of their hiK brothers, with the emphasis oil blocking, punting and passing. After a hard day's workout the conches concluded the practice with wind sprints up and down Griffith Field. HOW THEY STAND I'UIIIC: < <>A>T T.KAGUE T •--:<!"- - T.O* AllRf I»S . J'ortlan.1 Ran KI;,M, .-..I Scnltlf Oakland Hnllywooil Sa'MMm'^t'i 3an Dies n ... . Pe -.1 71 73 no 31 , •us' t'OAC'll I). M. (1RIFK1TI! opens his thirty-seventh !••'••; i.-'on of I'.H''- h.-ill this yfir lit JiakfT-'fifld Ifiyh tVlinoI, still p.'isMii!,' nil hi.-! kno'.vl- oclgr of I'notlnill tn j.iiiii;,' nthlftrs whii'h has arniiinti'1 1'nr many Driller i•|i:impioii.-<hip teams. i^an Kr^ini.ipro nt S AMERICAN N>vv York Detroit St. I.mils . - ~ •' i F'hitrulclphia _ s l '' • Wn<*hin*ftnn •> i j 'Uames behlnfl Icrekr. | yi"iv Tnrlf nt rhihiili-'r.i i 'i inly game s< li"<l:iV"i • ! I 1.1 I ? 18-i NATIONAL TK.U.t K Hy United rrcss €0AST TEAM PKKP VKINC. FOR AERIAL DEKKNSR BKnKELEY, Sept. III. — Coach 'Still)" Allison fears St. Mary's passing and bluntly paid so yesterday as lie put liis University of California gridders through a workout designed to smooth out their aerial offense as well aa strengthen their defense against an overhead attack. "We'll work on passing until we begin to show some Improvement," Allison said. Bob Celerl and Jim Mulr, quarterbacks, worked on the throwing end, and Boh Powell wns railed up from the third string to shnw his wares in the slinging department. VIC SMITH RKTI'RVS TO U. S. C. APTfCR ARMY RELEASE LOS AXGELES, Sept. U.—Coach Bahe Horrell'a grin widened today ns Vio Smith, a member of his 1942 Rose Bowl team, reported for practice after receiving a terminal leave from the army prior to his discharge from the, paratroopers. Horrell said Smith looked Rood In practice but will "have to hustle" to keep a. starting assignment over Johnny Roesch and Jack Boy in the left half spot. ARMY AIR BASK DRILLS FAIRFIBLD. Sept. 13. (U.P.I— Coach Private First Class John Olannoni's air transport command "Skyrnnsters" from the Fail-field- Suisun army air base were going through stiff final workouts today in preparation for tho opening game against College of Pacific grklders at Stockton Friday night. The newly organized Skymasters enter the football season without a roster of big-name college players. Unlike most service teams, the line-up will he composed almost exclusively of former high school players plus.a few boys with college frosh experience. STAR HACKFIELDER NOT TO START FOR PACIFIC STOCKTON, Sept. 13. (UP)—Prod Klcmenok, ball-slinging back of Coach Amos Alonzo Stagg's College of the Pacific gridders, will be out of the lineup Friday when the Tigers tangle with the air transport command eleven from Fail-field- Suisun army olr base. KlemenoU injured bin leg In the Friday opener against Fleet City and will not be in the lineup for at least two weeks, Stagg said. ,1. C. GRID TEAMS START COMPTON. Sept. IS.—Oompton, Modesto, Pasadena and Santa Ana Junior College teams today began practice for their 1944 home-arid- home football schedules. Commissioner Eai-le Holmes announced yesterday the little big four state college athletic conference season would start on October C and end December 1. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13.—The University of Southern California Trojans today went through an Intensive scrimmage, concentrating on plugging holes revealed in their practice scrimmage last night with the El Toro Marines. Troy bowed by a score of in to 12 before the. Marine eleven that last week was defeated by University of California, Los Angeles, the Trojans' crosstown rivals. Busintss and Professional GUIDE Phone 7-7631 for Monthly Rafu \ ACCOUNTANTS JOHN W. 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By LIEUTENANT DICK CALKINS - OR THE ROBOT DRAGGED HUER OTFTOSOME AND NOW THEY'VE CORRECT/AND WITHOUT THE BRAIN ,HUER CONTROL, THE MONSTER I HCRE"S THE 'SITUATION \ ( BUT HE FORGOT I 6EE tT, WILMA -HUERj i TO INSERT THE H1S ROBOT A MENACE —A POTENTIAL MURDERER / SOME REMOTE BOTH • > ~*>^'~* < DISAPPEARED/ . .. . 8UU.T APLASTtC MAN - A 1 MECHANIC^AND GAVE MtM SYNTHETIC) (BRAIN IN MIS ROBOT/' HORRIBLE SPOT.WHERE COULD tNSTA- CONTROL BRAIN/ Tilden Plays Match at Marine Base MO.IAA'R. Sept. 13 —P.ig Bill Tilden. \\ilh a troupe nt other tennis hitninnries, put on an exhibition for the leathernecks ,-it the Marine Corps Air Station hero last Sunday. Tilden played a fast singles match with Glori.-i Butler, whom he described as one cif the most, promising of the contenders for tho feminine crown, against Morrin Lewis and his wife, Babn,. T>espite some dar/lins recoveries by the Lewises, Tildcn and Miss Butler won, (1-4. Gloria Butler played Arthur Anderson, who has won every under-K! tennis tournament match In Southern California this season, in a speedy singles exhibition. HARDY U. S. C.' CAPTAIN LOS ANGELES. .Sept. 13.—Trojan Jim Hardy, sensational quarterback who threw three, touchdown passes against the University of Washington Huskies in last year's Rose Bowl game, today took over as captain of the 1944 U. S. C. squad. His election yesterday made him the second quarterback to hold this position nt Troy. Morely Drury, Ions-remembered TJ. S. C. star, headed the squad In 1927. ONE SHOT IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Sept. 13. (if)—Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Vissing wont, hunting antelope, vowing that they'd ration themselves to one shot. One was enough, too. Mrs. Vissing got the job done, right behind the shoulder from 350 yards. i' 'u Min.ul • 7o "<7 i't,ira^o — 6" 7't \«w York _„._. SI 7^ .in-.' 4S9 HO ................ ;-imu« behind leader. 40 4H'i 41 \i r.' -.; in at Brooklyn C). i - <in:ili at Chir-Rfio. l'h'!n<t«lnhla nt Nsw York. I'li'slmrith nt St. Louis (II). i Leathernecks Take ! Soldiers in Meet I MO.TAVR, Sepf 13.—In a see-saw j meet held here Sunday in which tho j winner was decided by the last event. j a 200-meter relay, the Mojave Ma- I vines heat the March Field, Calif.* I team by a score of 32 to 23 points. Roth teams have been consistent winners in regional meets held this season. $2055 TAKEN LOS ANGELES, Sept, 13. After waiting 33 minutes for a time lock, to operate, two masked an<i armed bandits today took $2055.08 after forcing Cashier Leon W. Cropper to open B. vault at the Yellow, Cab Company garage, police reported. UUEST CQflSI OX THEATRES FOR VICTORY BUY BONDS! COM. it«4 iv »ri Mmec. me. i.«. MO. u. *. PAT. orr. •yen, deur, I'll to out nnd look for a job—tomorrow!" 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