The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 14, 1946 · Page 8
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 8

Bakersfield, California
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Saturday, December 14, 1946
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g- Sajturday, December 14,1946 •*& There'Is still room for a few more adults In the life Insurance and general, Insurance courses available to local-business" and professional people Saturdays through the joint auspices of Bakersflteltt Junior College, the local Twenty-Thirty' Club, and the University extension of the University of California. " Phial registration -win be held Saturday, It was-announced today. In order to accomodate those who wish to enroll in the life Insurance class, registration officials will be present at 9 a. m. in Rflorii 111 of the junior college building. Class is slated to begin -at 9:30 a. m. with Donald Scoles, Insurance instructor at the University of Southern California conducting the class. Courses are open to life insurance agents, brokers,' solicitors, office workers, and those interested in life insurance aa a career, according to "William T. Baldwin, local business ' man-and Twenty-Thirty Club mem _ ber, who is helping to arrange class details. Finals registration for the general Insurance class will be held-at p. m. Saturday. with the class session scheduled to begin at 1:3Q, also instructed by Scoles. Each course includes 24 meetings, with 2% hours scheduled per ses- soin. Pee is $30. Veterans who contemplate enrolling in either of the courses are askec to make application for their certificates of eligibility through the Veterans' Administration, 1100 Golden S^ate Highway. Mr. Baldwin reported that -some of the books which have been ordered for the courses already have arrived and are ready for use. The course offers up to four units 6f credit for those desiring university credit, he stated. . These two insurance courses are part of a general pattern of practical courses to be offered local business and professional men and women as a result of a survey of 'course needs -now being conducted by the Twenty-Thirty Club. REDUCE Special Bates for CHRISTMAS GIFTS Spot and_ all-over reducing. "The Place for Figure Firmness." DORIS-IRENE REDUCING SALON 1112 Tnrrtun Avenue Phone 2-0421 Evenings'and Saturdays by Appointment ~ - —Anny Medical Center Photo DECORATED—Major Maurice B. Hall of Bakersfield has been awarded the Army Commendation Hibbon- for execution of his wartime duties - as commanding- officer ~of Wing IV, air-forces training center, Sfan " Antonio, Major Hall Awarded Army Commendation Brigadier-General George CT Beach, Jr., commanding general of the army medical center and "Walter Reed General Hospital, announced this week award of the Army Commendation Eibbon to-Major Maurice E. Hall of Bakersfield. The award was given Major Hall for execution of duties as commanding officer of Wing IV, army air forces training center, San Antonio, Texas, and commends him for "planning, directing and "supervising the accomplishment of training for some 3000 Kegro 'basic-trainees" and for '"complete "understanding, unusual ability "and astute leadership." Major Hall entered the army in June, 1942, at Lowery Field. He is now a patient at Walter Heed General Hospital. 'Not all the commendation in the Hall family rests on the major however, as his son, Michael, has played- in_ several well-known movies. He appeared-in "Tomorrow Is Forever," and played the son of Frederic March and Myrna !x>y In "The Best Tears of Our Lives." Major Hall is married to the former Vera Elizabeth Bray of Kansas City, Mo. Chamber Officials Inspect industry Directors of the Kern County Chamber of Commerce inspected the Vilas Ceramics Studio at 2411 Alta Vista Drive Thursday afternoon, reviving a policy of visiting typical Kern county industries geared to local industrial expansion. The tour was conducted under direction of Dr. and Mrs. W. C Vilas, operators of the plant, and Smory Gay Holfman, county cham- ser manager. Motion pictures and still shots were taken of ceramics operations, and effort will be made to encourage similar small industries naturally suitable to Kern areas. The studio, In its first year of operation, employs 15 persons. 1{3 products are shipped by air freight o fill nation-wide orders .u .«j_ito.H-£vji.a, f <jusiSK3L, Dec,-5444. (NEA>—There Is .a^ew- gold rush on .ip.AI&ska ttiatjidvals-Infeiithtlslasm, •if 1 not In ^ch'strikes'ihls'faitfQUsr ijrusIT or'49. ":"', ^Vl^*,^™"*;^;-./ prospectors f,. are; Alaska- . 9fl ofevery-jlpefrG^J^.'Sotpv doughs" ^from'">hbpina;;to^strlke*lt" 'rich although the'best of fhetojiave been unable to panri J 3fdrfe"than*'f5 worth of gold a-dayrs'^'iatV^J \ ;'„*" ;t f Confronted^ by-soldiers^fresJdy?ar- riyea Jia Alaska from-Unitefl" States fb^ postwar >1 " 1 ''— -^'~^-*f° =• — ^-- - ^ j "the shortest 1 ered 'gold- ntlne, t t 1 , ; . : the#.TJSO i -leased eight, old TOining''cra(r^'^< l< ^ -^ ~The 'G. r.;miner»%ti'at¥el u in comfort - 'Native-Alaslcan^USO junior hostesses, .pick^ them'. uj)j-in "sfiation jwagona'and drlv^'aena^niost of the "way'over jrongh^nrotintain^-Jo^ds. to ; the claima. <Off;the;"*,las6part.pS 8ia ^pans and shovels through the-gorges Jo claims. . ,.',,,., 5: ^fecent .months, the "number of jAmecican^EejrvIt^ lien^^iAjaslta has • materiallycincrfeasea as-more <trobps are sent tic -to join ,the .air force .Mid to work with Task Force -'Frigid" aijd J^Weather,'.' which' are ^testing the' army's > cold - weather equipment; tn vtemperatures* that .range to 30 below, zero, ' JUST^A JOY -,--',King Kong, the 30-lEobt giant ape »f moving pictures, really was only A man-made toy, 2(Kinches tall. Trick -photography made him appear as a hideous creature of .enormous proportions. WlfrNortfi Arrested in $. downtown-fracas In Sacramento, Earle E.- Manning-;- 34, after,MX>m8]ietins,."bis, disturbing the peacsSse»j*BHceVln,- the- northern ctty; :"*"? ' fe^sSSSl&ISjlSSP- county to face .eaarKB&s^^sA^aJaijg- tne'>county industrial;:farm;<'A63octgtte(i ^ress reported." ~' ' * .Manning- hatW>een missing- from the jeo^ptj^fMSror?- camp since 'June afterpTajdypg fingerprints here jritlt thosei"o£$the<suspQet arrested J in "'Sac- ramentoj.j^Manhing will be returned to the, a ,cpanty jail Tuesday; it was reportedf -„-' • , - ATHENS, Dec. 1 !*. <»— The Greejc foreign ministry has reports Turkey has decided to', build fortifications along the Turkish-Greek frontier to ward off "a likely Invasion" of Turkish territory by forces "of the -Macedonian autonomous movement. TAG DA¥^-Members of Girls' League of Bakensfleld High School held a tag day Thursday-to raise funds for gifts for needy children in local hospitals. Shown (left to right) are Miss Shirley Myers, Girl«' League president, -placing tag on Mike OCMeara, Boys' Federation -president, while Miss Xorraine Lackey,, welfare jchairman of the , looks on. . Windows Caboose The familiar caboose cupola, In which railroad men keep watch on the string of freight cars ahead, JK on its way out. The new cabooses. 50 of which have been ordered by the Southern Pacific, will have bay windows. * In addition to the bay window cabooses, the Southern Pacific has ordered 5000 freight cars, of which 3600 have already been received and placed in operation. Many of the new cars are already in service in the valley. Tho railroad also - has on order 5000 refrigerator cars for the Pacific Fruit Express Company, of which the Southern Pacific is half owner, according to President A. T. Meroier. 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