The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 16, 1946 · Page 4
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 4

Bakersfield, California
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Monday, December 16, 1946
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^^ - ' • 4,Mondqfi-ueeember 16, 1946 Caltfotnian Our long distance lines are still carrying peak loads. Even though we have been adding to our long distance facilities all year long, the huge volume of everyday £alis" keeps our equipment working at top capacity. So delays in completing those friendly holiday greeting calls will be unavoidable. We suggest that if you call, you do so on days other than, December 24 or 25. Thank you, The Pacific Telepbne^asid Telegraph Company 1520 Twentieth Street • Phone 4-4561 ~ tif ing Bilbo on Pan Over Deals in Mssjssippilay Sweethearts- Meet Death atSkiTrip DENVER, Dec. 16. (UP.)—A pretty ----- -— .— . * ,.™.„„„„„„„»„ young sirl skier joined her 18-year- Senator TheoBore G. Bilbo couldn't red, white and jSlue, necktie,"*-dia~-! °W sweetheart in death early today '-WASHINGTON, Dec. 16.. (UPJ— BI FREDERICK C. OTHMAN. ''Unites Press Staff Correspondent £ was an object of sitrtorjal splendor in rouse a rabble if-he wanted: he j mond horseshoe stick pin/red ker-! 1 dispths. * " j chief, and brown suit when he ! a -truck crashed'over the mountain- she was critically Injured when •Thls is embarrassing to the man. So sore is his mouth from" an "oper- af ion 1 "a; while back that he J can't wear,his lower plate.. He "can only iu.cauKm.ui.-a, r«i« mutter to-hls lawyer, who functions! morning. — ' *LH! -™>^ th P iece ""in <*? Senate's "Yeth,". the gentleman' from - Mis- fslssipp agreed. .Then he subsided in r- " x, blossoms and walked in. He ruined * the suave ef-iside in Colorado's sportsland, killing feet only when /Senator James J£. I the youth instantly and injuring 16 Mead of New York, chairman of : the i others investigators, remarked it was a' nice He!en POUW( i S . 5 . eaE . old junior leader of the ill-fated siding party, was rushed here late Sunday night «n» h ." soft breezes m,. Mississippi. -That - investigating |dem bicycle. As the day progressed, < f9™rtnA S ° 3n ^j Sen. Bilbo poked ~hi* attorney -with into *20£00 000 worth ofijncreasinjj frequency- in the back, if,p r nt ™ Ulit 7 the man ; s ! a "<J ""Pthed suggestions for the d e : constituents. There also seems to j fehse hered 5 ' 8arenUm " J ' air fields built in Mississippi by wr^d^l^tol^l 1111 *- "» 5 °- foot *™** °« the as though they were riding-a tan-[ moun road- ph J" sicians a t Colo- niches as we go along. The man Now more SEATS are available ***" < Santa Fe Streamliners 'to SAN FRANCISCO >r leave Bakersfield fl:IO A. M. 3:45 P. M. - SantaFe Tiek* t » Office 5-5751 see the generals, that he bombarded the undersecretary of war with letters and telegrams, and that he got them what they wanted. The charges are that they kicked back a little something " to the man, such as a $25,00<T check, a limousine, and dream .house number two on an island they built on a. lake at his pecan plantation. The committee will get to these later. __ Off Their Necks The generals agreed that they sought valiantly to keep Bilbo, off their necks. They let his friends build the air fields and they tried !p vain to check charges that the foremen were forcing their laborers to kick back ?2 fees to keep their jobs. "They were cheating each other," testified Douglas I. McKay, then assistant ' to the chief ot army engineers, "but we could find no evi-. dence they were cheating the gov-i ernment." - j Detailing the cheating and telling! about how much each field cost took most of the day. The sun was sinking low when-Sen. Homer Ferguson of Michigan called for-the testimony of Edward Terry, who used to be Sen. Bilbo's clerk when the man was unofficial mayor of ' Washington, j Terry wasn't on tap. i Turned out that he was scared. \ The committee lawyers said they had i G-men looking for him now, but that I he had reported his life 'had been • threatened if he testified. - rado General Hospital said she died early today after a valiant effort to save her life. "Eighteen-year-old tabor, Management Join to Oppose Compulsory Arbitration as Ciire-AII WASHINGTON. Dec. IS. (UPJ— Labor and management representatives joined today in warning the new Congress to steer clear of compulsory arbitration as a cure-all for strikes. •partment's conciliation service. Tt included representatives of tho C. I. O. and A. F. L.. and industry delegates from the National Sand and Gravel Association, Servol, line., the Automotive and Aviation An eight-member labor-manage-I Parts Sfariufactureis, Inc., and th ment advisory committee for the labor department said compulsory arbitration or proposals for labor Bridgeport Brass Company. ' Declaring that free collective bargaining must, remain the basis fur court "super-machinery" mayVfi-us- settling labor disputes, the commit ti-ate, rather than foster^ industrial j tee said the government must con- peace." It urged the department to | fine itself to mediation through an perfect four mediation techniques j improved conciliation service. Clifford Guy Towa* died in - the j posals. plunge near Idaho Spungs, Colo., 32 ' for handling difficult disputes. W. VTHlard "VVirtz, chairman of the Wage Stabilization Board, disagreed with the committee over the merit of compulsory arbitration pro- miles west of Denver. Sixteen other youthful occupants "I'm still for collective bargaining." he said in Chicago, "but if it really breaks down. in a situation It recommended appointment of "nationally known" men as special conciliators for major disputes; establishment of industry anil Inbur panels, whore necessary, to advise the conciliators: voluntary arbitration if mediation fails: and emergency boards, appointed froin outside the government. of the truck were brought to Den- {where a million people are directly} Meanwhile, C. 1. O. Preslilpin ver hospitals in ambulances and pri-1 affected, then 1 think the company j Philip Murray Called on President vate cars after being pulled from the and the union involved have lost j Truman's council of economic <ui- ice-filled mountain creek in which I any right to ask the public to let risers to support substantirtl pay in- the battered vehicle landed. Eleven were treated and released to their Denver homes. them fight it out." I creases without price raises an.I The labor-managemejit committee i heavy taxes "on the loot of postwar was .named to advise the labor de—rprofiteers and speculators." AftVERTISfeMEXT AD VKRTI.SKM KXT DO THIS IF YOU FEEL Choked Up With Cold • - Ulhen a. cold makes you feel all ••stuffed up, jnelt a spoonful til Vicks VapoRuB ia a bowl of boiling water. Then breathe in the steaming mediated vapors and enjoy the grand relief that comes ' asVapoRub'sTwothingmed- icatioa. penetrates -to cold- congeste\l upper breathing passages to soothe irritation, ease coughing, help clear stufiyhead. VapoRub on throat, chest and back at bedtime. Try it! FIREPLACE FIXTURES Completely Matched Sets or Sold Separately 1 SCREENS $9.75 and up ANDIRONS '$C95 $-« Q50 SOLD ON EASY TERMS FIREPLACE SETS .$6.95 and Up « y~7 immy's furniture 1111 Nineteenth — West of Greyhound Bus Depot WICKS W VAPORUB • ii 1; FRYE'S MARKET-JIM'S RADIO OAK AT SUNSET FINN'S VARIETY OAK AT SUNSET Announce | WILL BE HERE Saturday, December 21, All Da H, i B g - Bendix Radio Large Coaster Wagon ; E § Prime Turkey | Tenderized Ham f D PARTY BEGINS TODAY—ASK FOR DETAILS = . B yjiiiiiHiiiiaiiiiiiHiiiiDiiiiHiiiiiaiiiiiitmiiaHiiiiiuiialBiuHUiipiiiiiHiiiipiiiimiuiiniiii lainimimiDiii iiaiimmiiiioiinii SKSESE1E3g^taPCTCK%SCTC<ag%aMg1CT^1^^^<<c«:%:«re«w*'<«?«^«t'«^^ ' - SX^^ SEASON will see the fuller realization of that wartime song-sentiment "when the lights come on again." „ For here in California, gay and festive lighting is generously used as holiday- trimming in the home. Light dramatically brings out the'color and sparkle*bf decorations. Light pays fitting compliment to fine linen and silver .and tempting foods when families gather for holiday dinners. We iike comforting warmth indoors, too, even though;we seldom see a White Christmas outside with footprints in the snow. . '! Yes, Christmas in California is colorful, bright and warm-with flowers -and boughs of red berries m house and garden-with light and heat in abundance at the flickof a switch. And to many of us such things are among the finest gifts of the season. PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY OWENS 1228 Nineteenth Street Will Be Open Every Night Until 9 o'Clock Except Sunday and Christmas Eve From NOW Until Christmas GE29D-1244 Many Quality Toys Are Still Available OWENS TOY STORE -t^-g-i

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