The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 20, 1944 · Page 11
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 11

Bakersfield, California
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Wednesday, September 20, 1944
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Kern Men in Service Marine Corporal Belforcl M. Buck- loy, son of Mrs. A. B. Buckley, Horon, now la stationed at the marine barracks, Klanmlh Falls, Ore., where overseas veterans are Bent to receive treatment for tropical diseases. He is a veteran of the British Solomon islands, Bougainville. Samoa, New Hebrides, New Zealand and Xew Caledonia service. Lieutenant George E. Church, fion of Mrs. Oliie M. Church of 1729 Maple avenue, has reported to the A. A. P. training command's Lockbourne Army Air Base at Columbun, Ohio, to take a course of instruction in flying the B-17 Flying Fortress. 4Xo originally was commissioned in the quartermaster corps In February, 1943. •How about It, wildler? Half price to servicemen!" as a co-pilot on a bombing attack on hostile German forces, Second Lieutenant A. T. Meyer, 20, Hon of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Meyer, 1903 Third street, chalked up his first mission in a B-25 Mitchell bomber. This crewman is a member of a Twelfth Air Force B-25 medium bombardment group which Is operating in the Mediterranean area and providing aerial support for the current invasion of southern France. He has been with this group one month. The group itself has been overseas 22 months. During this time it has helped In the campaigns in Tunisia, Pnntelleria, Sicily, the battles of Anzio and Casslno.. the march on Rome and southern France. Private First Class Alvln H. Mulling!) of 19^5 Padre street has been awarded the good conduct medal at the army air field, Dai- hart, Texas. Ho attended an army medical school and is now a surgical technician at the station hospital. Two brothers are also In the service, Privates Hanley R. and Clarence L. Mullings. A. Bruce Sprayberry, coxswain, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Sprayberry, 601 Quincy street, is home on 30-day leave. He joined the navy in August, 1942, and has served 18 months with his buddy, Manuel Gonzales, also of Bakerafield. He spent 13 months In the Aleutian area and has been recently transferred to Treasure island. Staff Sergeant Monte Hawkins, formerly oC Taft, who has been in the army since 1942, is now in Los Angeles on a 30-day leave. He returned recently from 18 mouths in Africa and Corsica. Sergeant Hawkins plans to visit his cousin, Al Hall, of Tuft, during his furlough. SPORTS lo Prevlo« P«ilr WRITER HORIZONTAL 3 Born 1 Pictured wife 4 Challenge of famous 5 Otherwise flyer, Anne 6 Rodent Morrow > • • 7 African 9 Satisfy antelope 13 Space 8 Fowls 14 Path 9 Bridge 15 College social '10 Arrival (ab.) function 11 Pedal digit 16 Equal 12 Print measure 17 Shock 20 Fish eggs 18 God of war 22 Lyric poem 19 Before 23 Us 21 Male offspring 24 Measure of 23 Pale area 26 Prevent 25 Pertaining to 29 Eradicate navy 31 Wash away 26 Piece cfc wood 33 Virginia (ab.) 27 Paid notice 1 34 Hough lava 28 Musical note 35 Pulls 38 Protective covering 41 Lubricant 42 Arid 43 Donkey 45 Beverage 47 Arabian 50 Tissue (anal.) 53 Male sheep (pl.) 57 Bring to boiling point : 58 Man's name 59 Biblical personage 60 Whirlpool 61 Several of her books have been —— VERTICAL ILick 2 Anger 30 Droop 45 Lofty 32 Knock 46 War god 35 Accomplish 47 Lincoln's 36 Rhode Island nickname (ab.) 48 Wand 37 Distress signal 49 Assist 38 Exist 51 Australian 39 Either 40 New York (ab.) 43 Capably 44 Stair bird 52 Library (ab.) 54 Coal residue 55 Girl's name 56 Biblical name (Et)e itoUerstfielb Californian Wednesday, September 20, 1944 Tigers Knock Off Yanks in Opener to Advance Lead By JACK HAND Associated Presn Sports Writer Boston was practically eliminated, | tho ninth. Tho young Mr. Left of New York was tottering on the tho Tiger staff now IIUH six .straight brink and St. Louis was a falter-'j victories. ~ti for the year and has al- Ing second to tho league-leading DC- ! lowed only two runs in his last 3S troit Tigers today after the most j innings. r important 24 hours of the American! World series fever began to hit the i League season. i motor city with US.2UU, the year's ; SteVe O'Neill's Tigers, who had j largest week-day turnout at Brlggrs never been on top until Sunday, had j Stadium, watching the home club opened up a game and a half gup j move three full games in front of the on the Brownies by knocking off Yankees. | St. Louis took a heart-breaking i loss when Washington scored six in the eleventh after blowing a chance in tho last of tho tenth when Denny Gtilehouse's single with the bases loaded hit Base Rnnnor George Me- Quinn to retire the side. Johnny Niggeling, veteran knuckle the Yanks in the opener of a crucial series while St. Louis and Boston lost. Detroit's 4-1 victory over Xew York's ace. Hank Borowy, took j most of the wind out of the champs' i sails and disappointed the Browns who had been counting on the Yanks to help pull the Tigers back toward the pack. The Brownies were shut out, 6-0, In 11 innings by the dungeon-bound Washington?. Disaster struck Boston at Cleveland where tho Rod Sox bowed, S-2, to efficient nine-hit ANGELS, BEAVERS START CUP PLAY TT The J!-."i cific C«:i«l umlrr \\.-iy Anei'lrs An nant winn« i i ond place l'i !v United Prc.«» j» (Jovernor's '"up Pa- fjf.'icito playoff pct.-s tnniuht. with tlio Loi olv. resular sea si in pen- v. ontoi'tainlniT tho sec- 'i ll.'iiii! p.o;ivr>rs, and San UJEST COflSI OX IMS KrnncNro find Oakland clashing at The SeaU nml Arums will play three night games .'it the Oakland clubs park, then move nr.TosM the bay to Seals Stadium. A game will be playod Saturday niuht unless one club already holds a ,'!-<) lead, with a doublelu'adrr scheduled fur Sunday. Lns Angeles and Portland will follow a similar schedule, with all ! games in the southern city. •Cillfornlin-NKA Tcleplinto KID HURLER—Tommy Brawn of the Brooklyns who broke in as shortstop for the Dodgers has yet to shave, and is the youngest full- fledged pitcher in a major outfit in history. He will be 17 in December. Segura Moves Into Tennis Semi-Final LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20. (UP.)— Ecuadorian Francisco (Pancho) Segura today moved up to the semifinals in the Pacific southwest tennis championships after trimming San Francisco's Jack Jossi G-0, 6-4 yesterday at the Los Angeles Tennis Club.- * Winner of today's tilt between Bill Talbert and Morey Lewis, Los An- geled players, will face Segura in tomorrow's semi-finals. In a spcond-round match Lewis downed Nick Vuzolich, Pepperdine College, Los Angeles, 6-3, 0-3. Margaret Osborne, San Francisco, defeated Mrs. Patricia Yeonjans, Los Angeles, 6-1, 6-0, in the women's quarter finals. San Francisco's Dorothy Head downed Gertrude Moran, Santa Monica, 6-0, 3-6, 8-6, to win the right to meet National Champion Pauline Betz in the quarter finals today. Mary Arnold, Los Angeles, beat Peggy Welch, N. Y., 6-2, 6-1, in a third-round match. Steve Gromek's tossing. Dizzy Trout was primed today match Hal Newhouser's feat of beating tho New Yorkers six times in the same season, tho first time the champs had been humiliated since the balmy days of Walter Johnson. Trout held five wins over the Yanks and Newhouser made it six yesterday by shutting out the McCarthy men until Johnny Lindell homered in ball export who had rested since September 4, hold Luke's Powell's men hitless for six frames and allowed only four blows before he bowed out for a pinch hitter in the eleventh. Pitching troubles ruined Boston again as Cleveland battered Rex Cecil and two successors for 5 hits whille to! Groniek earned his sixth in a row. With Hal Trosky hitting three doubles, Chicago kayoed Jess Flores with a pair of three-run innings to down Philadelphia, (>-3. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn and a twi- nlght doublehender between Cincinnati and Philadelphia in the National were rained out. The other clubs had an open date. LINDBERGH BACK NEW YORK, Sept. 20. (UP.)— Charles A. Lindbergh arrived in New York today after a tour of several months in south Pacific war theaters, but declined to divulge the nature of his mission or his future plans. Bruins Are Put Through Stiff Drill —Callfornlan-NEA Trlephoto LOLLAPALOOSA — Sherman Lollar, above, joins the long list of the famous developed in the heavenly city as he leads Orioles in catching intelligence, hurling and high batting average. In a recent Sunday doubloheader ho ' smacked four spheres against the planks for home runs. Have a Coca-Cola=Soldier, refresh yourself ...or a way to relax in camp From souther a camps with their moss-hung cypresses to camps near the north woods, there's one place soldiers can relax—the Post Exchange. There they settle down to "shoot the breeze" together. Have a "Coke", they say. Coca-Cola is a refreshing reminder of what they left behind. On "Company Street" in camp as on Main Street at home, Coca-Cola stands for the pause that refreshes. In your own refrigerator, ice-cold bottles of Coca-Cola are a symbol of a' friendly way of living. IOTTIED UNDER AUTHODITY OF THE COCA-COLA COMPANY BY THE COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BAKERSFIELD 414 Nineteenth Street It'i natural for popular names to acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why you hear Coca-Cola called "Coke". .O»"TlitC-CCo.. THE MAIN EVENT at Strelieh Stadium tonight will feature handsome Danny McShain battling it out with Sailor Dirk Trout In a two out ot three falls to the finish bout. In the semi-windup carding, Alex Kasaboski will meet Abo Coloman in two out of tbrro fall match with a 45 minute time limit. Dundy Davis tangles with Kenny Ackles in (ho special evont and In the starting preliminary Hike Kazarian meets Loo Grable. By United Pres» LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20.—U. C. , A. Coach Babe Horrell today sent ils Bruin charges through a stiff scrimmage concentrating on defense against U. S. C. plays and said Don Paul, center and co-captain, benched jriefly with an ankle Injury, will 39 in the starting lineups against the. Trojans JBaturday. Dean Witt was moved into the jackfield spot behind star Quater- j Philadelphia jack Bob "VVaterfield to replace Let- :erman George Phillips, who has wen declared scholastlcally inell- •ible. HOW THEY STAND PACIFIC COAST T.F.AOl'E (Final Standing?) Team— Won Lost FYt. T,o9 Angeles 90 Portland -..— S7 San Francisco ~.— s<; Oakland - SB Penttle .—. £4 Hollywood. S3 Sacramento - 7i{ Han Direo 7j •Gamea behind leader. Gnme* Tonight (Playoff"! Portland at T,ofl AnKeles. Oakland at San Francisco. 70 S2 M s:i t-r, Sli !U ft AMERICAN I.KAf.VK TROJAN TEAM DRILLED ON AERIAL, DEFENSE LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20. (UP)— 'each Jeff Cravath today had footballs all over Bovard Field as he drilled the Trojans on aerial defense against the U. C. L. A. "Q" formation and Bob Watcrficld, who passed the Bruins to their only win over the Trojans in 1942. Cravath said his starting lineup was set except lor tba left guard spot which is a tossup between Joe Stull and Wally Crittenden. Team— Won I/ost Detroit „ , 79 62 St. Louis 78 Ii4 Now York _ - — 76 65 Boston - "4 nr Cleveland ....._...~.— <•? 75 (17 7fi iChicaBo 6!i 77 I WashlnBton 61 81 •Games brlilnd leader. Yesterday's Kr«iiU« Petrolt, t: »w York. 1, Cleveland. S; Boston. 2. c'hir-aKO. 6; Philadelphia, J. Washington. 6; St. Louifl. 0 111 Innings). Came* Today New York nt Detroit, lloslon at Cleveland. Washinulon at St. T.ouls inlshM. IMiiladelphia at Chicaffo (night). HEAR TEAM IMPROVING, SAYS COACH ALLISON BERKELEY, Sept. 20. (UB—Coach tub Allison, declaring his University of California Bears were "improving as a team," scheduled more work on downfield blocking, kicking and passing today in preparation for tho opening against St. Mary's College Saturday. Nell Thama showed so much improvement In blocking he may oust John Loper from the starting fullback assignment. HUSKIES PREPARE FOR SATURDAY GAME SEATTLE, WASH, Sept. 20. (UR) University of "Washington Huskies went on the defensive yesterday against Willamette Bearcat plays simulated by the third string, as Coach Pest Welch prepared his charges for Saturday's game. "The boys looked fair against the AVillamette single wing but there are a few rough spots to smooth out," Welch commented. Local Model Club in Reorganization At a recent meeting of the Bakersfleld Gas Model Airplane Association, nearly 50 members were present and the club was re-organized for the coming your. Under the leadership of President Bill Barnes, j a new set of rules was adopted. ] Hereafter the club will fly with a twenty-second motor run instead of fifteen-second. The club is also to follow the academy of model aeronautics weight rule in which the ship has to weigh 7 ounces for each 100 square inches of wing area. The regular club contest will be held on the second Sunday of each month. Club meetings are to bo held on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Chamber of Commerce building at the fairgrounds. There is a standing Invitation for all Interested modelers to attend the meetings. Plans were pet aside for the annual contest which is held In May of every year. At the last meeting, before tho war, 10,000 spectators watched 500 ships strive for the prize of $250. A meet similar to this is being planned for this year. rvt. .681 .5S« 3SV4 .668 Hi .473 ^9 .4f,0 ^^Vi .414 ^7 .4i:i ?,1 .411 3 7',4 NATIONAL I.KAOCE Team— Won Lost Pt. Loiiln 96 45 Pittsburgh «- 58 Cincinnati ____ 79 60 Chlcairn 6B 7^ New York 6:1 77 Bonton —« —« f'* S" Philadelphia K7 RV Brookb'n - S8 83 •Games bcliinii leader. YfNlerfln.v'i KpiiilHs Cincinnati at Philadelphia, (postponed, rain). Pittsburgh at Brooklyn (postponed, rain). Oilmen Today ChlcnKo at New York. St. Louis at Iloston. Cincinnati at Philadelphia <2). rittsburgri nt Brooklyn. Slmin l/e»i Company. Ltd. OS Proof Exclusive DlHtrlhutnrc, California, Arlznnl. Kevurta Special Spanish Film Maria Felix, Fernando Seler "LA MUJER SIN ALMA" KxsxxxxxsaRxxxsa Victory Foods \ FAIR •T> \ Diaper Rash It'i tiiipriiinfl how quickly and acntly th« Any, itchy rtinf can b« rtlltvcd by JMrt applying, specially madlcalad, REsiNOL BUCK ROGERS, TWENTY-FIFTH CENTURY, A. D. 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THE EVE Anne 3AXTER-William EYTHE Michael O'SHEA CO-HITI iYEUOW CANARY 4>tfsgSi egfSD " <*•-% HEX 'OS 19 I h Continuous Show From 12 Noon LoreHa YOMRC "LADIES COUBAOIOUS" NOW Gary Grant • J«in Arthur "Only Angels Mavt Whip" Giant Horse Show it Friday, September. 22 Saturday, September 23 U ¥* \1 Admission to Fairgrounds FREE HORSE SHOW General Admission, $1.20 Box Seats, $1.80 Servicemen, 50c All Prices Include Tax All-Star Cast in "TWO GIRLS AND A SAILOR" Sidney Toler in "CHINESE CAT" Betty Grable In "PIN-UP Q1RL" Preston Foster, Ann Rutherford in "BERMUDA MYSTERY" 'ARVIN Jean Parker, Lionel Atwill in 'LADY IN THE DEATH HOUSE" J. Carroll Naish in "THE MONSTER MAKER" < ^ Oprn Dally at 12 Noon WBdn«»day, Thursday \ Tom NEAL, Ann SAVAGE In "TWO MAN SUBMARINE" Dave O'BRIEN, Jim NEWELL In "OUTLAW ROUND-Ur' OF TIMS COMKOV

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