The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 14, 1946 · Page 4
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'- 4> Sssfiird^ December J4*19,4 Mai-KTwain at McFarland , Dec.'14.—"Huckleberry Finn," Mark Twain's well known story, was presented in play form Friday- night by the, senior class of 'MeFarland High School, following: a performance Thursday aft- -/ernoon. for 450 elementary school PUP"?. '" ,, / The performance, held In, the school auditorium, .is one of several activities .being conducted at Me- Farland. The Latin Club is planning a party under the sponsorship of ^Marion "Wiech, faculty adviser, while the members of the future Farmers of America will hold" a, Christmas party Tuesday, A,Christmas assembly will be held Friday, - under sponsorship of the school Honor Society. Girls' gym classes have" been conducting badminton and table tennis matches. In Vadminton the winners -were Ruth Jennings and Virginia Harrelson in the doubles. The table tennis doubles are still . "being played, with the final con- .tenders being Janice McDonald and Callia Hatchcoat-and Wanda -Ma. shore and r JJ»lene "Laxson. Billie June Duck*tt emerged as the singles champion in the girls' gym classes participating. SANTA r .WILL. VISIT KERNYILLE SCHOOL " ' ~ "" * Glaus Is scheduled "to stop atJQie Kernville -.-Elementary ^ Schgol Tnursflay 'evening/ December 19, it was announce! today; ~o.sim.T6- ceipt of,,-a telegraW-fromv Santa's-- ieadquarfers'-at i fife ^prjEhJ.j-'iple.' Santa will distribute" boxes "--of" candy, nuts and Wg- juicy? apples to all this j children "of,the'^eom-. munity." - , ' ^ ~ • • " , A play, "Oh JVorship the King,"' •will be presented by the students.- A hnge Christmas ' treeCjvpl^ljje erected, and .decorated by thejboy?,, ani girls of the upper grades,C~ Operation Reduces Woman's^WeighfHalf NORTH VANCOUVER, B. C., Dec. 14. (UPJ—General Hospital physicians - reported t9day the removal of a 103-pound ttanor from' a, Vancouver woman whose weight was reduced by one-half. They said Mrs. Florence! Cullimore, 84;'weighed 208 pounds when she entered -the, hospital November 27 for the removal of -an in'terab- dominal cyst; After the operation she weighed 105 pounds. Her condition was described as satisfactory. Budget Bill Beats Santa to Bakersfield! With Money for HOLIDAY EXPENSES BUDGET BILL Specializes in: AUTO Loans from >25t.*10,000 WHAT AND WHERE? Budget Finance Plan has recently^ opened offices at 1410 Eighteenth Street, offering you the most modern finance facilities in Kern Count}'. WHAT ABOUT INTEREST RATES? Here's our famous guarantee: IF YOU CAN GET THE SAME LOAN FROM ANY LENDER AT RATES LESS . THAN WE OFFER, RETURN THE MONEY WITHIN. TWO WEEKS-AND-YOTJR LOAN WITH US IS FREE! „ ' WHY NOT INVESTIGATE? Our experienced ' Bakersfield Manager, J. L. Currie, will be glad to explain the Budget Finance Plan to you in detail. You'll be surprised—and pleased—at how convenient a Budget loan is. Do stop in today, won't you? 1410 Eighteenth Street Telephone 2-4966 ranking 1 6mcers~of:;thec0dd .Fellows 3. branches lot ^hejfqrganizEaton 'to 1 »' gently.'"' * * ^-- tin-fot l rHunan f gtplli"-Park, president of rthe -Rebekah. Assembly; Harry B: DahlenTof .South Gate, "«rand master, and Jrving.JF. Priest of 'Fresno, grand .patriarch. V, ~ ^ _ ," ;;,qtheV distinguished V gnests were Mrs., Theresaypj'airk,.. past president of the Eebekan Assembly; -Van B. Wallis/ district deputy grand patriarch; Fred Boone,' past grand" master;- Mrs. >Ethel Garner," conductor of the, Rebekah Assembly,; Mrs, Jennie Mae Annin^marshal^ofthe Rebekah ^ Assembly,- Albert' CIark7-past grand patriarch of the grand encampement; and Lady" JEvtilyn 'Towne,'t grand treasurer of the, t department of the Ladies' Auxiliary 'of , the! Patriarch Militant. ''•".''- = - <• "- MTJS. Jones '" ' • Mrs. Sadie Belle 'Jones,- past" noble grand of Taf tu, Reb'elcah 'Lpdge No 343, welcomed the guests. ^Honorary marshals were 'Mrs. Mae Ayers. past district deputy "president, of District 36; WilHam-O.-Halrston, past' district deputy -grand patriarch of, -District 21j and ^ , v HarjJ, past district , src deputy grand rnastec Of, -District 75 -The visiting.'dignitari'es were-es- coi;ted by Bakersfield Canton" No." 31. Ceremonies were,*dpened by presen- .ation of ' the Jcolors, '.'America" sung by the audience,- and, Invocation by the- Reverend Stanley H r Roberts, who- later gave the^benediction" Ivor C. Cummins,' ( past district deputy grand master *ot-VDistrict " 75 greeted the"guests4and 'served, as master of ceremonies. - ™ " Entertainment ' Wfe provided as ioHo5vs:jt^pp-pcal solos ;J>y Bill Jis- T>row,;aecompanigd,at the-piano by Virginia,JSewT^two- readings by Mrs. ™»»~~ ^--"-^ra^rumpet trio corii- __ Cadley, JMck Grutibs ^Kookeif, "-accompanied by Tluth, Hawlan%%"inale quartet, Ken Barnes, BilC'flasn, Ted Watson aria•Tim- JEJvans,^ ^accompanied by Jim .Shelton; two* piano'" solos bv Dr. Gregg PolyrinJfCa vocal' trio, "Betty Jo'mncaia;, j-Al&lso_,Townsena and Pat AeJamsJ" accompanied by Emma Stringerjr;' ' •• - '' -' '5WOO foe VVefs Hospital The-Toft Rebe*kah~ Lodge has contributed $1000 toward an occupational therapy wing-at the veterans hospital .at Yountville, announced Mrs. 'Mae Ayers, chairman. A check for $100'was. presented to Mr. Dahlem, k by the-subordinate lodge to be used for repairs at the Odd Fellows JSome;at Saratoga. 'Members of an escort team for Mrs., Ayers-during the evening when on .behalf" of the Rebekahs she presented -Mrs. Gartin with a gift, were Mesclames Doris Bracken, Ixiis Galli Martha;%3\"atkins, Jackie' Shelton, Ethel -Brown and Avis "Williams. Committees from Taft Rebekahs, the Taft JLodge No. 4UU and the Taft Encampment No. -113, who arranged the-agen'da-for the'evening and the 6:30 dinner that preceded the meeting -were ,as, follows: decorations, Mas -Ayers, Ethel* Brown and Avis Williams'; reception, Maggie Young Juanita Dunn, Gertrude Peden and Frances -Rossi;' program, Ivor Cummins, Jim Haven, -Clan-Ice Kotahl W. O. JIairston; C. V. Spangle, John Frakes, Sadie Belle Jones, Lottie Owens and' Edith- Smith; refresh-' ments, Helen, and W. O. Hairston Dorothy 'WJHiamson, Margaret Spangle, ; Juanita- Dunn and Clarice Paine.- _- - <• Club to iidJNeed/ — - "",'.-,". * at SHAFTER, Dec. 14.—Board mem- iers of the Wednesday Afternoon Club held their last meeting at the home of Mrs. Ed"Brown, president, where plans were completed to con- act ail club-members for a donation of money, food-or clothing for a baby giri. size 2,'or women's cloth- ng, size 18 or 20,- as the Christmas Lproject of'the-club. The chosen family was suggested by Mrs. Xed, Smith, local *Red Cross worker. They -are not' eligible for Red Cross help but worthy of assistance, according to Mrs. Smith. "• Members attending the meeting were Mesdames JSed Smith, William Lachenmaier, 'Ted Vignola, J. w I>assiter,^and Harold Freedman. DE SOTO DISCOVEKEDljBEM De Soto Is said to have, discovered the hot springs of Arkansas In 1541, ; though , North American -Indians may have used the' springs long be? fore his visit'to the-section.'- *""' ' Manville's Spouse Told to Sfaf Away MAMARO^TECK, K. Y., Dec. 14. •GB—Georgiua (Campbell, wife No. 8 ;i$?Tffmniy~ManviUe's marital marathon~and still his legal spouse, was giveif"f. 10-day suspended jail sentence today for disorderly conduct and was told-to keep axvayifrom the Manville mansion because •Tommy didn't haye the welcome mat out for her. - • , . \ Justice of the Peace Westley M. Messersmith pronounced the sentence 'after a" hearing attended by both protagonists. ,Tommy testified the reduaired; British-born Georgina got into the house on ,December- 12—their first wedding anniversary—after being a. w. o. 1. for-a week. She refused to leave, Tommy said, although he told her "she couldn't stay unless she meant to be a wife." . Messersmith' ruled that technically" she was guilty of disorderly con- duet tor refusing to leave. ELECTED—Mrs. "Louise kurrell was recently elected president of the Lament Woman's Club, it = was reported today. The club is planning 'a series of educational and social events for the new year. Fellows Rebekahs Pick Noble Grand FELEOWS, Dec._J4. r -At-a short meeting ~ of jSa'nJaritan , Rebekah lodge, held in the" I. O. O. P.- hall in Fellows this weelc the members elected Mrs. Erma Schuster to the office of noble grand for the coming year. - k Also elected were Mrs. Jessie Stine- burg as vice-grand, Lee ^Sutliff as financial secretary, Mrs^ Olive Hedrick as treasurer, and Mrs. Mamie Sutliff as recording secretarv. A tentative installation date of "January 25 was set. A special meeting of the lodge will be held Monday evening, December 16, for the purpose of Initiating a class of candidates.. On January 14 the present officers will preside at their last meeting and the noble grand*, Mrs. Eloise Pontin, will have a party, for her officers and members at the conclusion of the meeting. Also on that evening a program commemorating the birthday anniversary of ,the founder of the order, Thomas Wilde, will be presented. Colifornians Will Go To Peru, Jap Missions BUCK HILLS, Pa., .Dec. 14: CD- Three Californians were among IS missionaries commissioned last night at the annual meeting of the board of-vmissions and church extension of the Methodist Church. They were 3 M:r.*and Mrs. Edwin T. Bower, of Redlands * and Tuqson-, Ariz., going to Peru, and Helen May Smith of San Pedro, to work among Japanese Americans'in the United States. Harpist Presents Concert for Taft WomerftGroup TAET, Dec. 14.—Muriel Donnellan, harpist, was presented in concert at the Woman's Improvement Club, Tuesday, and was received -with enthusiastic applause by her listeners. Now a. resident of Hollywood, Miss j Donnellan formerly lived in Canada, Where she taught at the Toronto Conservatory of Music and appeared with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Included in Miss Donnellan's program on Tuesday was a comprehensive lecture on the origin" and history of the harp. Dividing: he,r program Into, two parts, the performer played many of her own arrangements of piano and violin favorites. Program Listed Miss Donnellan's program follows: "Ave Maria," Schubert: "By the Edg-e of the River," Bois Beffre; "Mazurka " Schuecker; "Waltz in A J?iat," Brahms: "To a Wild Rose," MacDowell; "First Arabesque," and "Claire de Lime" by Debussy, and s. medley of familiar airs, and as an encore, "Silent Xight." Sirs. Lee Smitbe, program chairman, introduced the artist who was accompanied by her mother, Mrs. A. Parrell, Mrs. John Baker, president, conducted the business session, which included an announcement of the district board meeting December 30, at Hotel Fresno, in Fresno, at which time Mrs. Isabell Warner, state president, will be present. Plan Progressive Luncheon Also announced was the progressive luncheon for December 18, sponsored by the junior section of the' club under the -leadership of Mrs. B. J. Cochneuer, for which reservations may" be made with either Mrs. Cochneue? or Mrs. G. F. Amend. The high tea, an' annual affair of the literary section Is scheduled for December 17, and -will Include a program and a discussion on books by Mrs. Lafayette Banes of Bakersfield. The meeting is to start at 3 p. m. with a brief business sessidh and tea at 5 p. in. Reservations maj' be made with Mrs. E. E. Adams. • Mrs. Burrel Jesse announced the theme of the Hi-Jinks to be given in 'January as "Show Boat," and Mrs. Stirling Price announced that the "Messiah" would be sung at the Methodist church Sunday evening. Art Exhibit Praised Praise -was given the art exhibit which included hand painted aprons and luncheon sets by Mis. Marie Hcr.yes, a member of the club, and Christmas angels made by Mrs. Paul Garretson, co-chairman with Mrs. Fred Fleming of the art committee. The hospitality committee included Mesdames A. J. Burgess'and Richard Slims, Joseph Spalir, Jack Mutch and Myron V, Williams. Two tables were used for the refreshments which were served by Mesdames- A. J. Surges sand Richard Nativity Scenes in Picture, Song ! j and Prophecy Presented in Delano DELANO, Dec. 14.—A program ("'Far to Bethlehem Town," and "Tha depicting the Nativity of Jesus in prophecy, song and picture was presented lor the "Women's Society of Consecration of the Common "Way. Social Hour Follows Grand finale was "O Come All Ta y-fU *»! rt i . -, -~ r- *••** »».Il\* A tit 4.1.1X3 »» H J «-* V.X/1H-- »^i t J T» Christian Service of the Methoolst • Fa i tMllV - combining chorus, or^an Church at their December meeting and caraion . A socia i hoOT followed New Steel Pipe 6-ln. O.O. 12-Gauge 4-ln. O.D. 14-Gauge Il^fJ^ h M T h lenEth in « :lndes tight seal/quick coupling. Specially suitable for permanent or temporary, high or low pressure farm and industrial lines. SpeedV and ealy to ^sembll .., NEW ARMCO GALVANIZED CORRUGATED CULVERT: 24" £4«faauge 36" 12-Gauge F-," ^^ h ^ aW cireles 26 " lon S that nest for easy handling. Bolts Included. Each length, has 2" overlap. Fit-any- multiple™ z feet- Specially Priced. Book Now, for Prompt or 1947 Delivery PACIFIC RECONDITIONED l 'ehaiwa, straightened, -re,, dipped and pressure tested. Economv pipe good, for years of service. Try us for the size you require! . For ; P.rompt Estimate T«1I Needs OR Postcard ..: ', , - Addressed to Department 9 ', ' Thursday afternoon at the church. Mrs? Young B. Ahn, who arranged the program, showed the pictures. Pictures-shown were Sistine Madonna, Eccl Ancilla. Domini, The Annunciation, Manger Scene, Arrival in Bethlehem, Tidings of Gre.it Joy, The Wise Men "and the Star, Nativity Scene, and Th» Holy Family. I'sed to provide • the beautiful musical setting was an organ, carillon, -violin, piano, vocal trio and vocal sold. Mrs. Marion Sloan presided at the organ, Mrs. Franklin P. Burum at the carillon, William Hal- loclc, violin; female trio, the MPS- dames A. Tj. Smith, Clarence Boone, and Marion Sloan. Mrs. Oliver J. 'Whitten was the soloist. Trio Sings Numbers Numbers 'suns: by the trio were "Manger Lullaby," "O Child o* Mary's Gentle Care, 1 ' "They Sang That Night in Bethlehem," "0 Holy Might," and "O, Come All Te Faithful." | Mrs. Whitten sang "Star of the 1 East," with violin obligato by Mr. I Hallock, and organ accompaniment by Mrs. Sloan. Mr. Hallock also played the obligato fur "Ava Maria," j !arties ot J^erby Actes met at the used for the annuciatlon scene. ' j home of Mrs. Mary Smith near Jlc- Readers were Mrs. Z. F. Whitney Kittrlck Wednesday for a demonstia- and Mrs. Leon Brammer who read tion of Chrls.im.is gifts for children the program when Circle I, Mrs. H"l Ing-ram, chairman: served Christmas refreshments. Mrs. Walter Carstens and Mrs. Ernest Carsteiis poured. Mrs. Clarence Roupe decorated the tea table combining: tinsel,, blue and silver bulls, white candles and figurine-. Mrs. Robert II. Hiett, • Jr., piv- sided at the business meeting which preceded the program-, and nn- nounced the members of the three circles . for 1947. Voted toward Christmas Seals and the mission for leprosy was $10 each. Mrs. Ronnld H. White, Sr., presented Mrs. Hiett a gift from the society in.apprecia- tlon of her two yeai s as pre.-ulent .of the organization. She will be succeeded by Mrs. Albert Swanson. 16 Women See Yule Gift Demonstration DERBY ACRKS, Dec. 14.—Sixteen 8-14 inclusive; Luke 2,15-20 inclusive; I The meeting was preceded bv a Matthew 2 1-10 inclusive; Matthew j pntluck lunch and.during the after»li 2> - ana cl , osprt ^ ith the «ading(noon a Christmas party WHS given oftheproae selection, "When.Christ- for 22 children. 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