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12 Wednesday, October 11, 19441 OIVE NOW! United War Chest NOW—Doors Open at 6:45 AND- Thrills and Chills! Lorna CRAY •«« Peter COOKSON NOTE This program will not be shown Thursday at which time the KERN COUNTY MUSICAL ASSOCIATION PRESENTS EZIO PINZA NILE J .'\ m S ',! - /'/»'.•,- 7 7ilc NOW! Moved Over! 6:45! And—Another "Crime Doctor" Hitl WARNER BAXTER wHfc NINA FOCH VHADOHS M IH THE MIGHT MATINEE DAILY Doors Open 1:30 Adventure, Suspense... UMCERTRin GLDRV ERROLFLYNN CO-HIT! OLSON and JOHNSON "Ghost Catchers" ^^^ g=2 "3^^T Now Louise Allbrltton "HER PRIMITIVE MAN" Dennis Morgan "Shin* On Harvist Moon" WESTERN DANCE and Harvest Jamboree Ftiturinc Music by the TEXAS TORNADOS "Music of the West at Its Best" and a Host of Stars Radio Singers Rose Maddox Curlcy Roberts See Bill,. EDWARDS and His Trick Fiddle Old-Tim* Fiddlers' Contest (Anyoni can entir, brine FIMU to tbo danco—Bo thoro •t I) • BAKERSFIELD Unien Avenue Ballroom WEDNESDAY October IS Dancing t Until 1 POPULAR) PRICES PERFECT RECORD SQUADS VIE SOON CHICAGO. Oct. 11. (ff*. The west ern fonferpnce spotliuht may l>r> focused on Madison. AVis.. Saturdav. whei-e unliealen Ohio Slate ahd AVisi'iinsIn meet to settle one' pha »• of the title chase, but the circuil's srnul.s aren't passing up l,afa\ette In.I.- Therp. Co-Champion Purdue, an impressive victor in its first conference start against Illinois last week. meets the Seahawks of Iowa J're- riicht. 1 !>•!:', servic'c chainpions. I'.olh Purdue and tlie Seabawks ha\'e been lieatpn thin vpar — the former by f!ri-at Lakes and the Navy Kledsllnsr Kli«M-s b> Michigan. OTI oilier midwestern urid fi-onts- Puntlnu. and a defensive drill. kept Indiana busy as the I ioosiers prepared f..r the invasion of Nebraska . . . Notre Dame's \ ars.ily scrimmaged against a galaxy of Dartmouth aerial plays . . . Iowa held a Unlit scrimmage before ^el- liner ilown to business fur the Illinois game at l'ham|iai.i;n. while the llllnl promised some shifts In the line—with Tackle Chuck Smith Broomed for muii'd duly. Irish Enter Tilt as Heavy Favorites Hy I//Y SIPKRSTEIV HMSTOX. Oft. 11. l^).-Thn nnvolty "f ."i-fini; tlio Nohc I);iiiip football ('•;IIM in :ictioii in KosUm for tho fln»t lini" :>Kninst colorful Dartmouth next Satunl.iy \\\\\ jani-pacli Frmv;iy I'ark with 40.01111 musprl thrlll-snpkprs. Aft or all. it lias !>ppn many a sPa- son sirvn Tim Hub—thp c-radlr. of biL'-liini 1 I'nllcw football—lias playrd host to HIP top team of (ho nation. Drspltf Ihn t'ac-t that thp Irish from South T'.pml will enter thp fray as heavy favorite* ami thp high- rankinc niaehinn of the country, the foment has been a selloul for several morn bs. \\'bi|e Hie Indians may be out- manned, they won't be lacking in eolnr ;md 1'iHlilinK spirit, (.'oaeh !• irl Bn/un has annoiineoil that his U Is. led by that colorful marine vete from ihe battlefields of (iuadalcai Dick Hennett. will "shoot the wor against Coach I'M McKeevi Irisbers. Of course. Boston will see plenty of action from Xotre Dame's sensational running hack, Mob Kelly, and aerial blitxer. Frank I >ancewic7. SPORTS 5 Days Starting S5S. r 13 DRAMA AND SPECTACLE UNPARALLELED! ENTERTAINMENT UNDREAMED OF! 12,000 PLAYERS! 200 MIGHTY SCENES! TOLD TO THE TUNE OF 87 BELOVED SONGS! 20. CENTURY-FOX PRESENTS Directed by TWO SHOWS DAILY 2:15 P. M. and 8:15 P. M. HENRY KING Written for th* Scron by LAMAR TROTTI PRICES MAT1NEK. IM.-i T. M. IV!, u THY AIM l.TS ....... «:t .111 cilll.ltKKN ...... :»:i .117 NMiVICK ....... 10 .01) NKiHTS. 8:1B I'. M. I'rir« Tat AIM i.'i's ...... .»•: .m CIIII.DKKN ...... IH .III) NF.KVHT, ....... (13 .13 Till ;il ,7<i .III Tntlll 1.10 CONTINUOUS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY VIRGINIA Tomorrow—Last Day! SENSATIONAL ROAD SHOW NO ADVANCE IN PRICES Continuous From 12 Noon Adults Only PLUS f 'HITCH-HIKE TO HELL and Selected Short Subjects &fie Sabersfirlb Califorman Wednesday, October 11, 1944 TEAM TAG TONKillT—The evwit for which fans liUve been so anxiously wailing has finally come. Tonight, in the main event at Strelif.li Stadium, Sjilur Dick Trout and (ienUeman Danny McShain will combine their wrestling way anil put them to work against those of Anlone Leone and his partner, Dandy Davis. McShain has a personal grudge against Antone Leone because of their match last week, which should make tonight's situation very interesting. The semi-windup will feature Morris Shapiro against Alex Kasaboski in a two-out-of-three-fall match. Joe Ferona will meet Lee Grable in the preliminary match to raise the curtain on the outstanding card. Santa Anita Reaches High for Rich Stakes LOS AlftlliLliS, CK-t. 10.(if)— After three years of inactivity, Santa Anita race track will conduct what spokesmen call the richest stakes program ever held anywhere after opening its 55-day meeting December DO. As approved by the state racing commission, the program calls for renewal of the $100,000 Santa Anta Handicap, the $50.000 derby, the $50,000 Santa Margarita Handicap for fillies and mares, and the $50,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap at a rnile and one-half. Altogether there will be 15 stakes, the minimum for $20,000, and two will be for $25,000 each, limited to California-breds. The stakes add up to $480,000 and there will be a total distribution of $1,700,000, including minimum purses of $20,000 rind overnight features up to $7500, depending upon the classes of horses. Standard Employes Will Meet October 13 The regular monthly meeting of the Bakersfield unit of the Standard Employes Association will be held Friday evening at 7:30, October 13, at the Kern River clubhouse. Members are urged to attend. Postwar problems will be discussed, with special emphasis upon their effect upon the employes welfare and working conditions. OltDALE Phone 2-6636 Wednesday, Thursday Jim Fruit UN Fnrt Altitun f rut liikt Kay Kyser Special News EDWARD G. ROBINSON in "MR. WINKLE GOES TO WAR" OTTO KRUGER in "THEY LIVE IN FEAR" Phone 7-7261 John Garfield, Paul Henreid in "BETWEEN TWO WORLDS" Dickie Moore, Tina Thayer in "JIVE JUNCTION" Special Spanish Film ' "El Hombre de la Mascara de Hierro" Junior College Team to Be Supper Guests UCLANS GET HEAVY DRILLING By fr.itcd Hi en LO.S AXC.ELES, Oct. 11.—Coach Babe Horrell of U. C. L. A. tocluy sent his secondary through, heavy pass defense drills for the St. Mary's College game here Saturday. Herb Boom, who Buffered a concussion against San Diego Is'avy last week, was back in uniform. TROY CAPTAIN KETLKNS LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11.—Captain Jim Hardy joined his U S C Trojan cohorts today In intensive scrimmaKe for the game with St Mary's Naval Pre-Klight, Saturday night, at Fresno. Hardy, Linemen Wally Crittenden and Marshall Homer were injured last Saturday against California. Cravath said his squad was working on defense spot passes in the flat. SGT. JOE LOUIS RETURNS TO IL S? AFTER SIX MONTHS IN WAR ZONES Members of the boys' basketball team of Bakersfleld Junior College will be guests of the State Collegians at a potluck supper on Wednesday, October 18, announced Miss Sybil Dewey, vice-president'in charge of the affair. It will be held at 6:30 p. m. in the faculty lunch room of theh junior college building. The next meeting scheduled by this organizalion of students planning to attend teachers colleges, is a special meeting to be held on November 1, at the home of its adviser, Miss Grace Bird, director of Ihe junior college. Officers for the semester are Miss Pat Moore, president: Miss Catherine Antongiovanni, secretary-treasurer; and Miss Joyce Rowland, publicity. PREDICTS TURKEY SHORTAGE LOS ANGELE 5. Oct. 11. OP)—Turkey will be a scarce delicacy on most civilian tables Ihis Thanksgiving and Christmas, predicts Paul J. Messer. War Food Administration chief here. HUSKIES PREPARE FOR U. S. C. SEATTLE, Oct. 22.—The University of Washington Huskies made believe In yesterday's scrimmage that their reserves were Trojans as Bill Cole, Ken Solid and Jack Bigley played Ihe respective parts of Jim Hardy, George Callahan and Gordon Gray of the University of Southern California team, whom the Huskies, battle October 23. Coach Pest Welch announced meanwhile that Fullback Bobo Moore had been named to captain the Huskies in their return engagement with Whitman College next Saturday. SAILOR TO MEET FMERS ALAMKOA, Oct. II.—The Alameda Coast Guard Sea Lions will play a "wide open game" against the powerful Fourth Air Force Fliers from March Field Sunday at Kezar stadium. San Francisco, Coach Joe Yerducci said today. Verducci promised to ec|im' what he said was the team's average of 20 passes per game Sunday. The Fliers whipped Fleet City 39-0 last Saturday, while the Coastguardsmen were held to a 7-7 tie by the Bluejackets. BEARS DRILL ON PASS PLAY BERKELEY, Oct. 11.—The University of California Bears, at full strength after avoiding injuries in their 6-6 tie with University of j Southern California last Saturday, ! were working today on a defense • against Amos Alonzo Stagg's Flankers, whom they face Saturday when the College of Pacific team invades Bear territory. Hy JACK NE\V YORK, Oct. 11. <U.R)—Prob- ably the best-liked participant in modern sports is Staff Sergeant Joe Louis, the brown-skinned heavyweight champion, who captivates almost as many millions with his genial, down-to-earth personality as with his brown-lightning physical prowess. , G. I. Joe came back to th = United States yesterday, after more than six months in the eastern Atlantic theaters of war, and upon the faces of every one of the more lhart 30 newspapermen who attended his press conference was etched ns much weleoming gladness as the gladness Louis betrayed at coming home. Captain Fred V. Maly of San An- j tonlo, Texas, officer in charge of the tour, disclosed, "The servicemen —white and black—loved him where- ever he went. And the civilian natives swarired about him in enthusiastic hero worship that Joe could scarcely understand. Even German prisoners counted it a lucky day to be captured when Joe was at the front, and it seemed Incredible to those prisoners that a great guy like Louis should be endangered at the front." Veterans of "Resin Ravine" weie pleasurably impressed by the fact that, despite this overseas adulation, Jolting Joe's hat or cap size was still the same as when he came east to fight Primo Camera in 19H5, nine long years ago. Nothing that has happened since them—winning the. title—fighting for million-dollar gates—becoming perhaps the best known human being in the world— has changed lu's own evaluation of himself. That's the beauty of any approach to this unusual champion. Ills evaluation of himself has not changed, although he has changed Cl'DDY much. When he came from Detroit to New York to fight Camera nine years ago, ho sat in his first eastern press conference reading the funny papers, and saying, "Hugh! Ugh-ugh! Yup!" Completely on the defensive that day, because of selt- consciousness and lack of wordly information, he did not give off one complete sentence. But-yesterday, when Captain Maly had completed the formal introduction to the mass interview, Bomber Joe sat buck In his swivel c4iair_ at headquarters of the army's special service division and took genial cam- mand of the breeze shooting. His replies and comments wore directly to the point, but wrapped in homespun, humor like big training gloves—so no one would get hurt, not even Freddie Mills the highly-touted British heavyweight. Joe said Mills pulled back his left hook like a man opening a taxi door, and he threw his right like Southpaw Carl Hubbell "sendin' in a screwball." It was apparent that Mills is mediocre* Will the next heavyweight champion emerge from among servicemen? "He certainly won't be no 4-F." What are his future plans? "Best future in the army is a furlough, which I'll try to arrange when 1 go to Camp Slbert, Alabama, Wednesday." Were he and Billy Conn scared when their plane in England developed a stuck landing wheel? "Wo were worried for Alike Jacobs who might not be able to put on our return bout." Did 12 straight nights of buzz bombings interfere with bis sleep? "Notbin' could keep mo from sk'epin'—entirely," said the greatest all-out sleeper in pugilistic history. Will he defend the title when the war is over—despite his ring age? "I'll be only 31 next year. Us heavyweights mature late, lie- member, Jess Willard won the title when he was 3ti." Hollywood Fighter Earns 32nd Victory NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 11. CD—Jimmy Doyle. 147, Hollywood, today held his thirty-second win in 33 fights after a fifth round knockout over Ralph Walton, 144, Montreal. Doyle scored his first eastern victory here last night when he exhibited a vicious two-handed attack to the body and head and finished Walton with a right cross to the jaw in the fifth. Walton was on the run from the fourth round on as Doyle exhibited a good knowledge of boxing with hard punching in his eastern debut. Shortstops Named Most Valuable Men ST. LOUIS. Oct. 11. C*)—Two of baseball's most outstanding infielders, Bobby (the Swinging) Doerr, Boston Red Sox second baseman, I and Martin (Slats) Marion, towering i shortstop of the world's champion St. Louis Cardinals, have been named by their Sporting News as the most valuable players in their respective leagues for 1944. The baseball weekly made its selections independently thifs year, after working in conjunction with a committee of tlie Baseball Writers Association since 1938. The association has announced that its selections, based on a poll of all its members, would be announced in November. The Red Sox star, before he left his team to join the army on September 3, was hitting .325. In the final American League averages he finished second to Manager Lou Boudreau of Cleveland, who hit .327. Marion has been one of the spark- plugs in Cardinals' drive to their third National League pennant and secopd world championship in three years. > The Sporting News also gave special mention to Hal Newhouser, southpaw pitcher, Tvho won 29 games for the Detroit Tigers and Bill Voi- selle who in his first year with the New York Giants won 21 games. Local Duck Season to Open October 14 SAN FUANC1SCO, Oct. 11. OB— Ducks, geese and mudheiiH should be plentiful when the shooing season opens Saturday, the fish and game commission reported today. Good shooting, however, will depend on weather, and the c'oinmis- sion's wardens noteii that duci<s were widely scattered because of herding activities of rice growers. The season opens 30 minutes before sunrise, October 14, except in, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial counties, where it opens November 2. Bag limits are: Ducks, 10 a day. One may be a wood duck. Two daily limits may be in possession except on opening day. Geese: Daily limit, lesser snow and white fronted, 4 in aggregate and 2 other geese such as honkers, Hutchins or cachlers. Possession limit, 2 daily limits, except on opening day. Mudhens: Daily and possession limit, 25. American and Red Mergansers: Daily and possession limit, 25. The commission emphasized that hunters must have a state license and federal duck stamps; that feeding and use of live decoys is prohibited; that it is illegal to use shotguns larger than 10 gauge, that repeaters and automatics must carry no more than three shells. Have a "Coke"=Here's your reward ...or being a good neighbor in Nassau Underwater exploring in a homemade diving helmet is a novel sport in the West Indies. But the refreshment that's always welcome afterwards is the same as here in the States—ice-cold Coca-Cola. In Nassau as in New York, the pause that refreshes makes a refreshing interlude after strenuous work or play. In many lands around the globe, Coca-Cola has become a high-sign of friendliness, just as it is in your own home. • OTTIEO UNDII AUTHORITY Or THI COCA-COIA COMPANY IY THE COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BAKERSFIELD 411 Nineteenth Street "Coke"= Coca-Cola It'i natural for popular name* to acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why you hear Coca-Cola called "Coke", IttCK ROGERS, TWKNTV-FIFTH CENTURY. A. D. A Good Idea! By LIEUTENANT DICK CALKIW3 7* , HERE COMES ' ~~ ~s HOWUNG HOOLIGAN !) T JUST GOT THIS r FLYING BATHTUB UPSTAVRS I NICK OF /. ( WHAT A FIENDISH) / GADGET/ MUST < , BE ENOUGH SOUP} { IN ITS NOSE TO ^ \BUOW UP A WHOLE ) — '-^//-"—' /IF I ONLY WAD \ /A RAY CANNON^ ( ON THIS BABY. > BUGGY/BUT WISHFULTHINKING k NEVER WON A WAR /, I'LL ODO SOMETHING ^— /VO/~H IT IT / *

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