The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on August 24, 1944 · Page 7
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\ Dick White Is Speaker at' Taft C. of C. Meeting TAF,T, Aug. 24.—The Hmngcs in Washington as noted hy Dick "White, •who has just returned from his third trip there in the past seven months, were of interest to the -members of the chamber of commerce at their regular meeting recently. Mr. "White observed that the trend there seems to be toward reconver- sion. A great many ..workers employed in war industries are beginning to attempt to get released from their war jobs in order to return to peace-time Industries. Business has suddenly become very competitive. Travel, he reported, is still as difficult, uncomfortable and unpredictable as it has been. Henry Barnes reported nn the proposed Defense Housing Project to be built at the east end of the city by the Hand Construction Company. The next meeting will be at Gardner Field, where the members will be the guests of Lieutenant-Colonel H. J. fiechtel, It was announced by Herb Ben no, who presided. Members are requested to meet at the Fox hotel between 11:30 and 11:45 a. m. Tusday. Kenneth Wenzel, president, Everette Birchfleld, past president, Marian Faulkner, vice-president, and Verne McLeod, secretary, were absent, having gone to Saulsalito to attend the launching of the tanker S. S. Elk Hills. RRIGATED STOCK RANGES NEEDED PERMANENT PASTURES IMPORTANT IS REPORT progress of Need Entomologists for State Department Junior entomologists ami plant quarantine inspectors are needed by the state department of agriculture in Mojave, Los Almus, Grapevine, Blythe, Yuma, Parker, Yenno and Daggett stations for jobs which last for four months or longer and will pay $175 per month. Men with three months* experience in pest control work should apply to Floyd Cranford, supervising quarantine inspector, bureau of entomology nrid plant quarantine inspection, 204 State building, Los Angeles. Tree Halts Driverless Gasoline Tank Truck TAFT, AUK. 24.—A pepper tree probably saved the residents of eastern Kern street from a disastrous fire a few days ago, when a tank truck and trailer carrying 1600 gallons of gasoline, was set into motion without benefit of driver, and rolled through the intersection at Fourth street and into the 300 block. Gaining 1 momentum in its flight, it had almost reached the intersection at Third street, when It swerved, crossed to the other side of the street, jumped the curb, and hit a pepper tree. The impact crushed and uprooted the tree, but the. truck was stopped. rom were I sit ... Joe Marsh How Different Will be r- Post-war Homes? Matt Doorly, our local carpenter, has .been showing us architect's drawings of the kind of post-war houses that we're going to live in. Some of them look like squared-off dominoes; some are streamlined like they were going to fly. And they're all filled with fancy things like air- conditioning and what-not "Sure change our home life!" Matt says importantly. "Shucks," says Dan Mason, "it isn't the shap,e of a house, or the gadgets in it, that make up your home life." "What is it then?" says Matt No. 91 of a Series "It's the littJe things,* 1 says Dan. "Like a well-worn chair before the fire—and « good book —and a friendly glass of beer after a hard day's work. Little things, that are a part of living." From where I sit, Dan's absolutely right And I think the men who dream of home from overseas agree—that it's the small, familiar pleasures, that add up to home. , 1944, Brewing Industry Foundation f i rowing 1 importance of Irrigated pastures in sustaining California livestock production is emphasized in the most recent California Livestock and Range report, J. R. Bright, chairman of the Kern County Agricultural Adjustment Agency, declared today. ' "While the normal grain harvest haa opened large acreage of stubble of fair to good quality to flocks and herds and an important part of pasture feed In the central valleys is now coming from this source," Bright said, "irrigated pastures have furnished the most dependable forage production in the stafe this year." The repoi't shows that the throe most northern districts of the state and Southern California have pasture conditions above or near the 20-year average. The Kern County AAA committee has recommended for continuance in the 19-15 Agricultural Conservation Program the provisions which have encouraged and assisted the development and seeding of permanent pastures over a period of years. Mr. Bright said that while specifications and payment rates have not yet been given final approval by the AAA in Washington the local AAA is assured that a soil building: practice provision covering- improvement and establishment of permanent pastures will be included in the 1945 docket. Wheat purchases by the Commodity Credit Corporation in California to carry out the intent of Congress to support prices of essential commodities, as provided in the recent Price Control Extension Act, arc now being riwdc, according to Dave Davidson, chairman of the state AAA committee. I\Ir. Davidson said today that producers, dealers, or any other person holding wheat may take advantage of the offer to purchase. The price Is $1.65 per bushel for United States No. 1 -wheat, at San Francisco or Los Angeles loaded on cars. The price at county points is the San Francisco or Los Angeles price less freight and freight tax. Appropriate discounts are provided for lower grades. An alternative procedure under the CCC will purchase warehouse receipts for wheat at one cent below the loan value at country points when wheat is stored in approved warehouses. Davidson pointed out that offers to sell will not be handled through state or county AAA committees, but should be directed by wire or mail to Earl C. Corey, regional director, Commodity Credit Corporation. Sales will be completed on the of official sample and grading. First to Sears I I 3 1 -'t STURDY, COMFORTABLE Shoes for every age I vM BILTWELLS, famous for Hard Wear America's favorite shoe for children. Durable • horsehide soles, finest available for children's shoes regardless of price. Sturdy brown elk uppers. Built on correct last for growing feet. Unbeatable for school, dress or play. Sizes %% to 3. ON PURCHASES TOTAUNC »K> Oft MORE Sandy Nevin, Jrs. styled like Dads' Styled just like Dad's. Fine quality elk-tanned uppers, fully lined for longer wear and comfort. TouKh tire-cord outsoles— to give extra miles of wear. Goodyear welt construction—easy to resole. Built on natural fitting boy's last Brown. Sizes 2 to 0. fratiire X-ray fltiinc h*- cauH U U the only means hy which you. and we. can »w ex* •etly bow your f«t look •f m pair of 1317 Nineteenth Street Phone 6-6501 gfte Haherrtitlb CaUfornton Thursdoy, August 24, 1944 7 Lower Opening Bid on Lots Belonging to City Seen TAFT. Aug. M.—The f"'t.- ibiiity of ^ririt; rh».» n| ionium bid on dc- nonr. i>ropci ti«'s owned by t ho city, and a report "t" t h'- ml lint: stock soM to da to. or<Mipi"d the t'Uv Council at a regular iiu-fling in the city hall recently. Most of the di«cussinn on the ; of properties centered around Whitney estate, which in lot block 5, located «n Ntirtli street, tween Fourth and Fifth, and now being held at a minimum hid of $H>no. A tentative agreement h;ul b"on made between Fred Fisher and Judge T. Baron over this property. and Fiisher was civen permission to effect a settlement. Other proportion on vhirh the opening bid may 1m lowered arc Californlnn-NEA Tclcphoto PATTON IN ACTION AGAIN—•Licutenant-Coneral George S. Patton (center), leader of motorized United States columns smashing Germans on roud to Paris, confers with General Omar Bradley (left) and General Sir Bernard L. Montgomery, Allied ground forces commander. Patton was recently promoted to permanent rank of major-Keneral. lots :i«'-.'>n t block IIS j-outheast rumor of Second and North streets, (formerly Youngman); lot. 27, block '_'»;. at San Emidio street (formerly KOO. non); lot 4, block :iS. at 10ft Center street (formerly Sicilian). .Rolling stock sold to date brought $i;jO'p.74. Since the last meeting the sales included a dump truck that, sold for $1«»7, and u .Mod.-I T Ford for $87, both going to Wesley "Waldon: a 1JKI3 Chevrolet convertible sold to Mrs. T. C. Garratt Cor $300 ( and a Model A firo truck to Guy S. Jones for $400. Business licenses were granted to J. A. Clements and son, of Cherry avenue, L,onpr Beach, to open a weld- hier shop at County Road and Supply How, and to G. TT. Barton, building contractor. A request from Mowry for x. license for a palmistry i: establishment, on Fourth street. \v;m tabled. " * A permit for a p.irklnpr space for I he Amcricnn Rod Crops in front of the new location on Center street, was* granted. The annexation of the new addition past of the city where the Rand fin struct ion Company in to build houses lor defense workers, will aw,lit a formal rpquont from either the Standard Oil Company, who now owns the land, or the Rand Construction Company. Due to the fact that the next regular meeting date of the council falls on Labor Pay. the meeting was postponed until September 5. fry this Ef sy Wen/ to FALSE TEETH At lut. • §ci«nti«e war clean falM toeth and brides- work REALLY titan. pat roar plate in a of water to which a Itttte qaiek - actin* KUenito haa been added. With mayie* like speed, discoloration and italna van» fob — the original clean brichtnaaa r tarn* I It's easy, tconom T.rt KT.FENITE at Basket Drue Store; Ef»Nt«rn Dm* Co.i Vest's Druff Store; Kern Drur Co.} Kim ha II * Stone; Maple Pharmacy or any cood drutclst. KIEENITE no ****** * * * * * * * -f * * ************** Glo*« $ Presenting The Newest Version Of Our All-Time Favorite, The 'CLASSMATES" WICKET SUIT As one of our leading schoolgirl fashions—the Waclcet Suit takes a bow! It's the classic every girl loves! The "Wacket"(a version of the button- front waistcoat) boasts a notebook-and-pencil fitted pocket. There's a swingy gored skirt to match J So popular, we present it in more than one fabric, and in nine exciting Fall colors! Pinwale or wide-wale corduroy...rayon cavalry twill ...and spun rayon gabardine. Gay red, green, melon, soldier blue, aqua, royal, navy, wine and brown in the group. Sizes 7 to 14 RAYON. BLOUSE, 7.to J4._- $1.98 Coat* That lead Tto BacJc-To-Schoo/ Parade Start her back with a good looking, long wearing coat she'll be proud to wear .These boxy and fitted styles are warmly interlined. 7 to 14. IIIW I'k AID | i q L ' mm T_f VK 1 vr» •• • ; ^ "if. «?>- # m/^ c vWfc:/,**:¥ «?-* JUMPERS SEPARATE SKIRTS grand back- to-school styles, with pUatt or gores. Checks, bright plaids and 01. solid colors are included in the group. Sizes 7 to 16. fei $2.98 $1.98 another sic fashion that makt$ a hit at Sears low price! This rut fled style is from o group of new jumpers in corduroy or rayons. Fall colors. Sizes 7 to 14. •-.,.«* $2.98 TAILORED SHIRT, Sixes 8 to $1.49 1317 NIiMteMth 9tr««t Store if ores hove peifed or marked ceiling et in compliance with Government regulation! 1 r ,

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