The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 14, 1946 · Page 5
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 5

Bakersfield, California
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Saturday, December 14, 1946
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- TAFT, ' Dec. 14i—The phrase "safety in the home" was marked as .fallacious by" panel. speaHera In a recent meeting' of the Taft Union High Schoorand Junior College Par- est-Teacher-Association held in the cafeteria annex and carrying the' theme, /'Safety." Emphasizing " that there were 11,000,000 accidents in the home last year, Mrs. J. Wendell Howe developed the "topic, "Safety in the Home." Rodney _Heacoek, safety engineer for,the Standard Oil Company,-speaking 'on* safety in inaus- try, declare* that men and -women were safer on the job than in their homes. Dr. Dkyes .Johnson,' the school physician; stated that-immunization, food and water were the three important factors in public health. Immunization for smallpox should he renewed every three to five years In children, he said, and cattle should be tested for undulant fever just as they fire tested for tuberculosis. Eesidents of the West Side, continued - Doctor Johnson, are extremely fortunate in "their water supply which, due to the depth of the wells, 4s above average in purity. " Elaine Kimball, school nurse, related the duties of her office, and explained the work of -the school doctor and the school dentist. Kaymond Matthai, program chair_man, introduced. Emma Strangman, music instructor at the school, who presented the Girls' Glee Club in • "Silent;Night" with the audience Joining ^in the chorus.^ The character tKought was given by Mrs. Lela Besse, character education • chairman. Mrs. Julifi, Plummer, conducting lhe meeting, appointed Mesdatnes Oscar PitcocTc, Lela Besse, Harry AYelby, A. Furlong, Ruby Long and Superintendent Eugene M. Johnston to the nominating committee to prepare a slate of officers for 1947. Mrs. Mary Kinkovich and her committee were praised for the holiday charm'In the. decorations which included a lighted Christmas tree. Pre- siding'at .the tea.'" table, were Mesdames Harry JWelby and Dick White. Woman's Offer Gives Hope to Blind Boy PLACEXTIA,Dec. 14. (UPJ—A woman;s offer to give her "pair of sea blue eyes" to a deserving blind per' son brought hope today to a Mexican mother who for 15& years has 1 watched- her son, Jiow 17,- grope his sightless wayarouhd the "house. Mrs. Tomasa Orozo has an appointment with the anonymous donor to see whether -she' will choose Bobby Orozco as\the recipient of her own * good eyes.'. "**• The donor, -who made Mrs. Orozco . promise not to'disclose her identity, made the offer through a letter to the San Pedro News-Pilot. , ... She offered, to "give'up her eyes, " immediately, to a- deserving blind child, with the parents paying only the hospital and doctor bills for the operations. Requests for the eyes were to b& made through the newspaper's personal column. The News- Pilot said Mrs. Orozco was the only, person to reply. , ">• CAOTIL, Dec. 14:—Wittr tire ing- of Mendeburu atid Rudhiek Company, from Bakersfield, .'a huge agricultural project is in .the, making which will be-a big asset to the desert region. T. I*. Cote, manager of-the California Electric Power Company," states, that the power lines''will' be' extended- from the old .Gypsite Mill near Saltdale to the -M. '& R. hold' ings. Seven miles of new 12,000-volt power lines will be built and Cote hopes to have the job completed by February 1, 1947. Installations for 60 horsepower motors will be made at each" of the six new -wells the Mendeburu and Rudnick Company are "now completing. Fields of alfalfa and permanent pasture agregrating 8500 acres will be irrigated. Mr. Cote says as soon as materials are available, services for 15' more customers in the Catitil area will be possible for domestic and agricultural purposes. WANT DRESSING TIME LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14. UP>— Two thousand employes of National Biscuit Company sued in Federal Court for 1500,000, claiming that amount due them from the company in back wages for 15 minutes daily spent in donning uniforms and arranging tools, and 20 minutes in washing flour from their bodies and dressing for the street. : nses Issued to 7 Couples -" .Marrlagre licenses -were Issued at rthe county clerk's office to the following seven couples: TValter^Bawkins , 23, Corcoran, Bessie Mae Bohanon, 16, Bakersfield; Merlin V, Champlin,' 26, Doris E. •Myers,'. 25, Bakersfield; Calvin A. Morrison, 22, Bakersfield, Bertha -EUen'-pipRin, 24, Arvin; Dolan C. "_.Kizer, 3r,Xamont, Nellie May Drake, 28,, Bakersfield; John M. Metzner, 24, Velma^Dean Pierce, 21, Bakers\ field;'Eoy Dean'Holley, 22, Oildale, Joyce Ardene Togley, 18, Bakersfield; Prank Gilbert Storie, 21, •Martha" Henson, 18, Bakersfield. Revival Services Set by Holiness Mission I Revival services.will be conducted starting Sunday, at the Holiness ^Mission Church, 24 Hays street, by TSlder ,V. H. Fuch, , evangelist, it was announced today by the Ee\* erend Henry Jacob,- pasto'r. Pianist for the revival service is Terry Williams. Pell Announces Meeting of Petroleum Workers OILDALE, Dec. 14.—A meeting: of the International Union of Petroleum. "Workers will be. held Monday at 7:30 p. m: in Bertha P. Elliott hall -in Oildale, it was announced by President .Harry W- Pell. CONFIDENCE VOTE HOME, Dec. 14: OB—The national council of Italy's Christian Democrats today voted confidence in the party's executive .committee, thus apparently staving off an internal split that-could have brought government crisis. " * Now Available A Complete Stock, of Construction Lumber for Your , . Building, Needs Also NON-PRIpRITY 1x6, lx8Tlx3L2' ahd'gxS, 2x4, 2z6, 2x8r2xl2. 'No: 3 and-ifo. 4 Com, Surfacea. -^ ° '-. s . J • ; LUMBER C9MPANY 2100 E. 38th St. Los Angeles Phone ADanrs 5171 " '~ " . Charles -Cfr Brannam j^JlSQ/rlelier -because ' ; , in dozen, ^custpinejs ,,heaiJ.f ^pfSJhiin. kicif audited ^eS'f|lejg^^r|%aiS final|y picked., it %ysf«tmii-_%fl(i!i ;: ' ' ' ~ manager.-"Olfe nnkiou^oser*,'- re-J tnrniflg'later, gratefully" left W_- Guard Unjt^ Planned; WASHINGTON, Dee. 14? <UB— The army ground forces to£^y an-' nounced tentative plans to" train three National Guard units in-,•winter and mountain -warfare. A final decision on whether the course will be held awaits the completion of tests nowjteing inaoVby regulars in Alaska, "Wisconsin - and Colorado.. .„ „ General Jacob L. Devers, A.' G. F. commander, meanwhile announced a. six-year training program for National Guard units. The plan calls for standardized training for guard units in every state". The National Guard also ' announced Federal recognition ofc five additional generals of the, National Guard. They include Brigadier General John TJ. Calkins, Berkeley,' assistant- division commander, Fifty-' second division. "C3iristmas--hoildayi,.TK'lSwSl^jBtarts at .Taft .'pnionTHigliv.Sc'f obf Ma'. Junior 'uritil January"--?;-? IncTpslTf ,°-«i- round of partiesvana' enteftajSineSCa; have "been planned/ -,-'"* ""EWS^WW* orcfiestra and > the jfhjlsft^giee 1 club will * be, presented ija-icSg^rJ'-Jtt the school_-auflitori]im^,iDeeamber1\19 > "a faculty; party *wilh3>engiven~ &J~ the high sch'ool' cafeteffitannfeX'and at 11:20 '-a.''TO.' December' 20,-" « general assembly will-feature" the'sirls 1 -glee club under the direction'of Emma ^trangman and the dramatic classes ,-under the direction" of .-Dorothy "Weigand, ,. . "t' "• . , .- A broadcast -of Christmas niuslc is-scheduled over Station KERO at 3:15 p/nnu December, "20,'and the .evening of the twentieth'the Christmas bail will be held,in the gymnasium' -tvith 9 p. m, set as, the starting hour. - ' • 'A" daily-feature of. the school "now is a» morning .broadcast_ over the public address system" of Christmas music. - GET EXTRA VACATION YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, -.Dec. 14. t*)—Some ;i300 students at nearby Austintown Fitch-School-looked forward today to an extra week of holiday vacation, following a "strike of 42 teachers in support of demands for salary increases ranging from $145 to $1445 annually. Classes were haltfd Friday. BAKE RSFIEI.D Fence and Material Co. J _,,Compl6te sSteel" fencing "" • 2 Omaiaentia! Gates Any Size Gates |Made .iio" Order or 2-0204 Pierci Road Just. 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That's what she wants... to frame her face tn picture-pretty loveliness ... to put a twinkle of feminine confidence in her.eyei Crisp pnd smart in scft petal-white cotton ... some with just a touch of gaily colored trim! Sizes 32 to 33. SAVIN8S BONDS NOW 2426 Chester Avenue Telephone 7-7871 Ample Parking Space—No Time Limit MIRE "The Gift TMt WUlLost" The best,and finest Libby-Owens plate glas^s mirror with quality ~* copper backs. " Bakersfield Glass Co. , ^ "THE HOUSE OF FEfl&MIRRfRS" 1715 Nineteenth Street : - .: C Phone 2-7320 HEAR FOR CHRISTMAS "* ' - 1 ' G New "One-Piece". • NO -BATTERIES Unit, That's All!! «N0 HARNESS TO WEAR , Dec. ' Day Only Sonotone, Western Electric Afousiieoas and others, slightly «sed7 at big discount. Your Aid taken in trade._"Batteries for All Aids." Bechtei Bros.-McCone OVER TWO ACRES 3 7 Eight buildings with shops, offices and living quarters. Ideal Equipment or Trucking location.,,. 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