The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 16, 1946 · Page 6
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 6

Bakersfield, California
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Monday, December 16, 1946
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g Monday, December 16,1946 i&fo fiafeetsfielts Calfforhian this Christmas give your tome a gift too! i j Gifts to last ... to remain a joy and help' throughout the years to come. Gifts to make . those who receive them re r member the giver long-after" —with gratitude and affection. These are the gifts to give this Christinas! You'll find here al City Furniture, just such items. Furnishings of quality, beauty, and economy ... a few only i outlined upon this page. Come in tomorrow and see them! Rhode Island Textile Plant Becomes "College"; Workers Cotton to Idea - By JAMES , PATFTUCKET, R. I., Dec. 1U. OJPJ It was just- a~gag when textile mill workers "began calling their factory a -college, but the, joke turned into a paying -'proposition for all concerned., <?, The Crown^'Manufacturing Company went but ot existence—unofficially—arid 'was- replaced by Crown College, where employes are, stu- "dents, the. foremen professors and! the-president is dean. ! Of course,- it still produces blended i yarns and not masters of arts, but j the whole atmosphere hag bepn i changed. Lawns were landscaped, i shrubbery "was planted, a -wrought iron fence now surrounds the "campus" and a sign in front proclaims "Crown College." Inside, the same idea prevails. , Glass-enclosed smoking rooms were • built in every department and ! MAHONT equipped with loungd chairs, while every, shift is visited by a mobile 'canteen bearing milk, coffee, soups and sandwiches. • ilost important change as far as management is concerned, however, was in the list of applicants.-' Normally, textile mills have trouble getting sufficient employes, hut, now the "director of admissions' 1 has more than enough prospective stu- and future expansion. "Women,'• he said, .""don't like to work in a mili. But thfy'll do mill work in a place you call a college.". Capitalizing on the college idea, the mill advertised for the public to come to work at Crow-n College,, where they could take full courses in spinning, winding, carding, weaving, loom fixing and other types of mi.-L-ellanPous work. 5 Held for Bringing Home Arm/s Bacon ALAilEDA, Dec. 16. (UP)—Five Alameda longshoremen were being held for federal authorities today ior assertedly bringing home the army's bacon. The men,, arrested by city police •svhen seen taking six cases of tinned bacon from the army's Encinal terminal, were identified as Walter j Cook, 33, San Francisco; William P. '-Allen. ^3, Berkeley. Levy Thomas, 32, "Oakland; Harold D. Young, 33. Richmond, and Varnell Singleton, 2$, Oakland. Police said the men probably would, be prosecuted for theft ol government property. CAN'T .MISS ASOTIN. Wash.. Dec. 16. (&>— It's a natural. An application for a mar- i riage license was filed here by Clif! ford Lovejoy and Doris JIae Happy. Ten Biggest Cities in U. S. Doomed in Next World War, Babson Predicts By THOMAS SCHROTH ."WELLESLET, Mass.,. Dec. Ut. j men who wanted to prepare for thq (UP.)—If yon live in one of the 10 atom war to come. In October. Ktl.- big- American onies and you value ; son, following-his o\\n advice, bought your iife, you'd better start packing'! property in Ktireka. Kan.. tut.-kt.Tl now for a move to the country, ac-1 safely away in the hinterland. cordiug to the advice of Roper W. Seps Xo Spi ,.j tua , Awakening Babson, 71-year-old economist- T> i . > »;.,-_.. i- .,._ ,-_,._.» I Babson. w ho advises tnous.ii-.rth ot head said in an interview. His theory— intelligent decentrnli- Therefore _ , vhen w . u . oomps , he , , - "- zation of business-has become "al- j most a religion' to him. "A\ e must eastern citie.-, like Boston, Xi>\\, , . . i York. etc.. will be> ed within move our inrtiistnes-mto the conn- few hollrt . 1)V Btom ,, oml)! . •• try. _\\e must glamorize rural! Asked lunv he happened to imv a America " ra '' mem>polltan I three-story building in E.n.'ka Hah- Several montlis ago Babson in-' dpLntr-ili"itiiVn ** formed 'the world that he was offer-1 R,h"o," s"-i s"ie set a ing an "atomic service" to business-j (j^Vr/neil'st UPS in a i a |, t ,, a aa. Knee-Hole Desk This lovely desk will keep on giving year after, year! It's all hardwood, beautifully finished mahogany! See it 1 $5695 Tilt-Away Chair and Ottoman Truly a man's chair! Tin's, ajgift tttat will be remembered! In a choice-of good quality-covering •I4096."- .-'• SAMSON BRIDGE SET The busiest table in the house plus four famous Samson* folding-chairs! The gift-for her! ' -$3175 . CARD TABLE ONLY . $3.95 CHAIRS each $6.95 The Sectional Sofa City Furniture has the sectional in many styles, covers and colors. A gift for all the family! $ 177.00 4-Pc. Hollywood Bar ' A gift for the most popular spot in your home when guests" arrive! It's a beauty ! , . - * ~ ' 89.00 A UNIT OF . ~ C. N. 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Cites Thre* Needs Babson says there are three things the country needs most of, because of. the certainty of an atomic war: (1) decentralization. (2) self-contained rural units, ami (3) camouflage of industrial establishments. Eureka is completely self-sufficient, he says. For camouflage purposes, he plans to build three office buildings on Kureka's outskirts which will look like ordinary Kansas barns. Make Your Christmas Store! Gifts Toys Housewares Radios fiances 3 Good Reasons (1) Large Stock of New Fresh Merchandise SOLD AT (2) Reasonable Prices BY (3) Friendly Sales People Why Don't You . . . Try .Shopping at URNER'S DOWNTOWN 2006 Chester Avenue Telephone 7-7814 One hour a dav of MiiltJpIe Oscillation will rebuild or reduce bust. hips. thighs, waist, abaome'n, arms, legs, ankles, double chin—tone up facial muscles and relax tense neck and shoulder, muscles. More Beneficial Than Hand Massage Phone 7-7418 for Demonstration. 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