The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on August 24, 1944 · Page 8
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8 Thursday, August 24, 1944 Sakersfielb CalKorman SHARING MISHEARS n.v MAE A minister rei-emly speaking said "In order to have a happier tomorrow, it i.s necessary to have memories of groat yesterdays." True as this is, it is more important, to hnvp dreams <>t jtreiit tomorrows. Women have groat opportunities to plant In tho minds of children the dreams for their groat tomorrows. Teachers have the greatest opportunity <>f all to stir tho soil nnd make room for the dreams of youth to grow. Too often, minds are geared only to the immediate, to tho present, to tho now. This is partieiilarl.v true today when overy day lias become preo- ions cargo for loved one? separated by the war. It is true in the practical world of business, where the war has made each day important and what is happening now is the chief con- corn of everyone. Hut even before ihc war, modern lift! had tender) to Roar thinking and minds to the patterns of machine-ago living. There JM much loss to dream about when yon press a. button to flood u room with light than to find a match, strike it and light a candle in a dark room. Much of living and dreaming has been pressed behind a button that one pushes for the immediate necessities and the needs for now. A\'e need tho buttons to press to make modern life Jigrooabli 1 for the mass of people, hut the mass nt' people bhoud not forgot the dreamers are often tho creators of many of tho comforts and advantages they Share. Time for creative. DK. E. P. EDWARDS. I). C. Health Restored by Modern Drugless Non-Surgical Methods in the Largest Most Modern Health Center in Kern County • Food Allergy • Basal Metabolism • Physio-Therapy • Colon Therapy • Diet Correction • Manipulation • Complete X-Ray • X-Ray Fluoroscope DR. E. p. EDWARDS, D. C. 2728 Chester Avenue Phone 2-3570 BAKERSF1ELD S.UNDKKS I thought and span of a ilrcani are | twin hriilurs over which ]nankin<l I must truly pa.«.« in order to ail| \anro civiliziilfoii. | In the postwar world, the dream- I ITS aivl tho planners will he needed as never h.'fore. ISel'oie mankind ean advance and truly proRress in n I'ivilized v.ay, there ha.s to ho Krt'iit dreaniK for tomorrows engendered. Men and women, if they are wise, will devote a part of their lives to ilreaniN and will see to It that children are taught to "dream of Kl'cat tomorrows ' No one will UIIKW better than the yining parents of today that the little dreams of little people; cannot come to pass in a world torn asMitul'-r, and I lie Kl'eat dreams are needed to rnalie the i small ones possihle. Nips Reveal Location Firing at Bait Trick WASHINGTON, Aug. 24. UP)— Many a Japanese gun crew, firing at. what appeared to he a lonesome* and lo.st Yankee fighter pilot, learned that they merely had fallen for a. live halt trick and .signaled for their own destruction. The war deparlment doscrihed the ruse today in a story of how Seventh Air Kurd* pilots solved one of the liig problems of the Tinian island invasion operations —- hidden machine- guns and artillery. The Thunderholt pilots went out in teams of four, three flying ul very high altitude while the fourth cruised low over areas, helieved to conceal gun positions. Tho pilots in the upper air kept a close watch on the decoy plane, and when the Japs hegan firing at him they came down fast and furiously with wing guns and homhs. Three mjch teams knocked out nine maehlneguns and throe antiaircraft gun.s and also bombed coastal positions in two hours' lime on one oc- Reduce the Comfortable AYDS Way Don't wear yourself out with tiresome exercises. Don't give up all the foods you like. In clinical tests under the direction of medical doctors more than 100 persons lost an average of 14 to 15 Ibs. average In a few weeks with the AYDS Vitamin Candy Reducing Plan. Try It yourself. Phone 5-5851 Notions Main Floor Weill's WE suy Used Radios Radio and Appliano Co. Fox Theatre Building 2015 H Street, Dial 4-4055 —All Corps I'hoto ATTKXII MEKTIXU—Attending the monthly mooting of tho Spotters group of the Gardner Field Woman's Club last Tuesday afternoon, August 22, at the home of Mrs. Esther Holmes in Taft were the following Gardner Field officers' wives: (Front row, left to right) Mrs. Charles K. Tolhurst, Mrs. Howard J. 4 Bechtel. wife of the commanding officer of Gardner Field; Mesdames C;\rl A. Reinemund, John H. Saunders, Jr., Noble K. .Davis. Charles II. Darling and Clarence J. Jackson; (second row) George E. Heikes, Jr., Delmar II. Winsor, Robert S. Kuttlo, Scott. S. Massoy, Kenneth Howie, Jr.. Wilfred B. LeClaire, Robert C. Chatfield, Gordon K. Johnson. Charles N. Wane-maker. Clyde A. Blanpen, Ralph L. Priest, Robert M. Akin and Hugh J. Stutsman; (rear, standing) Theodore L. Hewitt, Phillip Holmes, Robert K. Dwinell and Charles O. Watkins. 2300 PLANES HIT REICH TARGETS R. A. F. STRAFES NAZI "DUNKIRK" ATTEMPT armada, of ^IKKI American planes smashed ;i do/eu targets in Germany and on I lie Czech border today while tho li. A. K. lioinbed and Klral'ed a Xa/.i "iJimkoniuc" attempt, from the great port of l,e Havre at the mouth of the Seine, only a few miles beyond advancing Allied lines. The attacks in Germany by lliOO heavy bombers and 1000 fighters constituted one of the greatest assaults ever mounted by United States ail- forces. Targets included synthetic oil plants at Mei'Keberg, Misburg and Ituhland In Germany and Brux on tho ('/echo-Slovak border. Also bombed were an oil refinery at Frel- tal near Dresden; two airplane plants at Brunswick; German air force stations at Kolicda near Mcrsebcrg and La.iigenhagcn near Hannover; a radio factory at Aliemar and other industrial targets at Kiel. As American armor slashed 25 miles down the Seine in new lightning advances, tho harried Germans put out a big fleet of light service warships and other vessels from the threatened port on the Seine estuary. For S solid hours, R. A. F. Coastal Command planes in relays bombarded the flotilla, sinking and damaging and undertermined number of ships. Many were set afire. The air forces announced today (hat 50 German warplanes were destroyed in operations from British and French bases yesterday and that In the first 70 days of the Invasion, ;<64I German planes had been destroyed in the air and on the ground. In the same period "1159 Allied craft were lost. The figures included strategic bombing attacks on Germany itself. Swift Mosquito boinbers made a "concentrated" attack on Cologne last night. Gardner Field Woman's Club Spotters Welcome Members TAFT, Aug. 24.—The Spotters of the Gardner Field Woman's Club welcomed new members at a monthly meeting Tuesday. Hostess for the afternoon was Mrs. Ksther Holmes, of 523 Washington avenue, at whose home tho meeting took place. Assisting -Mrs. Holmes were Mrs. Madelyn Jackson, chairman of the Spotters; .Mrs. Wllniii Watkins and Mrs. Ruth Reinomund. Mrs. Carolyn Bcchtel, wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Howard J. Bechtel, commanding officer of Gardner Field, welcomed the new members. Mrs. Alae Priest, president of the Gardner Field Woman's Club, explained the activities of the club and of the Red Cross. The Spotters contact wives of officers newly assigned to Gardner Field and invite them to the meetings each month. These new arrivals thus meet other officers' wives and also are acquainted with activities in which they may participate. Each new member is sponsored by a member of older siaruling of the Gardner Field AVornan's Club. Railroad Suit Is Termed Important in Antitrust Tilt Have Your Eyes Examined Open a Charge Account GLASSES • That are right for your eyes and your job. CONSULT DR. R. F. ABRAMS OPTOMETRIST 1307 Nineteenth Street Phone 2-7335 WASHINGTON. Aug. 24. (UP) — Justice department officials said today that the government's antitrust suit against the Association of American Railroads and 47 of its western members would prove of great significance in the reconver- sion period. They described the suit—instituted in Lincoln, Neb., Federal District Court—us one of tho most important in the department's vigorous crusade against national and international industrial combinations. From the standpoint of the number of defendants involved and the scope of the defendant's operations, they said, the suit is one of the largest in antitrust history. Affects West The suit charged, among other things, that the defedants entered Into agreements that restricted finality and cost of railway freight and passenger service in the west. The western lines, the government charged, could not alter rates or improve .service without approval of the eastern interests. Assistant Attorney-General Wendell Berge, said when the suit was filed that western railroads now would have at least the moral support of the government if they chose to reduce freight and passenger rates and to introduce new facilities and faster schedules. Railroad executives have indicated. Berge said, that they would welcome the opportunity to operate without the fear of reprisals from their competitors. Me said independent action of common carriers would be of vital importance in the postwar period because the survival of wartime industrial developments in the west will depend to a large extent on the cost and quality, of transportation. Notwithstanding the excellence of railroad operation in the face of enormous wartime traffic, Berge said, the department will offer evidence that the roads could have been better equipped to meet their tasks of the alleged malpractices had not existed in pre-war years. The suit, expected ever since the department discovered the socalled "western agreement" early in 1943, has dramatic aspects. Officials say it will illustrate the interlocking character of various powerful industrial combinations — representing banking houses and the railroad, oil and steel industry, among others— seeking to control domestic and foreign trade. Tho American Association of Railroads, identified as an organization of the country's major roads, "operating . . . over 85 per cent of the railway mileage," was said by the rrovernment to have been founded with the aid of the banking houses of J. P. Morgan & Co , Inc., and Kuhn, Loeb & Co., which, in turn, were alleged to control "substantially all the financing operations and security Issues of the defendant railroads" as well as those , of eastern roads and large industrial enterprises. Minstrel Show Slated at West Side USO Club Friday TAFT, Aug. 24.—Highlight of the week-end's activities at USO-NCCS will be the minstrel show to be presented by the OLT section of Gardner field Friday evening at 8:15. A special invitation is extended to the civilians of Taft by the OLT's and the club, to attend the 50 minute stage show. An array of the finest talent will be presented under the balon of Apprentice Seaman Lee Walton, director of the 30 piece glee club. Specialty numbers will include dances, quartet numbers and piano solos by members of the company. Musical numbers will include, "Down In Mobile", and "Wagon Wheels". Parade Canceled The parade through the streets of Taft, as previously announced, will not be held at the request of the army. Service personnel and their guests, tho junior hostesses of the USO Club, will be treated tonight to the full radio band of Gardner Field under the direction of Warrant Officer Alexander Courage. The full radio orchestra will play for the dancing pleasure of the men and their guests from 8:3(t until 11:50. Again announcement was tnnde by the club that only girls holding USO cards and servicemen's wives holding membership cards are admitted to the Thursday and Saturday evening dances. Girls under 18 are admitted to the club if accompanied by their parents only on Sunday nights for I the community show and this week 1 only on Friday night for the mln- slrel show. The buffet prior to the dance will be served by the Jefferson School P. T. A. Buffet Refreshments On Saturday afternoon, the members of the Roosevelt School J'. T. A. will offer the afternoon buffet refreshments. At 8:30 p. m. the 10-piece band of Garder Field will play for servicemen nnd their ladies. On Sunday morning the regular weekly break-ur-fast will be held in the library of the club, with the members of the Theresian Club of St. Mary's Church serving the breakfast, from 10:30 until 12 o'clock. Classical Hour Highlight of the classical hour to be held from 12:15 until 1:15 will be the presentation of the new album, the Grand Canon Suite by Ferde Grofe. At 2 o'clock the staff will present the Sunday afternoon matinee, with the showing of the full-length motion picture, "The Housekeeper's Daughter," starring Joan Bennett and Adolphe Menjou. Prior to the motion picture for the community night program Sunday evening, a surprise stage show will be presented. The show will start promptly nt 8 p. in. Members of the Taft Business and Professional Woman's Club will present the afternoon buffet and the ladies of the La Estrella Club will offer the after-show refreshments. Chinese to Back Peace Organization WASHINGTON, Aug. 24. (£>>— China's finance minister, Dr. H. 11. Kung, told the Senate today that the Chinese "are prepared to back up a properly constituted world organization with all we have, in the enforcement of peace." "For the Chinese government and people," he asserted, "I am privileged to say here, that in all matters of international co-operation we wholeheartedly support the policies of the United States, which we are convinced are founded on the same ideals of justice and decency, which the Chinese people traditionally cherish." We Will Be Open 3 Days Per Week • Monday • Friday • Saturday During August East Side Cleaners 1728 Nilas Street Phone 9-9853 2975 Casualties First Five Invasion Days WASHINGTON, Aug. 24. (JF>— Secretary of War Stinison reported today that tho first five days of the invasion of southern France cost the army 2975 casualties. The latest overall battle casually figure for the armed services, on the basis of reports to next-of-kin, Is 317,S4fi. For the army, Stimson put the total at 2«1,589, up to August 6. The killed and missing number 1,221 and the hospitalized 1754. Three Apartments Destroyed^ Mojave Blaze Causes $9700 Damage to Garage, Lumber, Rooms . Three apartments, two sleeping rooms, a garage stored with furniture and several stacks of lumber were destroyed by flames Wednesday at 1:05 p. m. at K street in Mojave, according to the county fire department. Loss to M. and E. Brown, owners of the apartments, and to tenants, among whom are Mae Smith and Lee Vaughn, is estimated at $7200, while loss to P. W. Hamilton, owner of the garage, is $2500. Five trucks from Mojave Marine Base came to the aid of the three from Mojave station of the cotfnty fire department in fighting the blaze, which was started from> defective wiring in one of the apartments. Barbecue Will Mark Liberation of France The liberation of 1r Yance will probably be celebrated by the more than 500 members of the French colony In Kern county with a giant barbecue, according to Judge Frank Noriega, of the Third Township Court. Members of the local woolgrowers association may furnish lambs for the event which may be held In one of the city parks, he said. DORMAN PHOTO SHOP 1673 Chester Avenue Special Rates to Babies, Servicemen and Women Open After 6 P. M. and Sunday by Appointment PHONE 8-8793 "CONSTIPATION GONE -THREWPILLS AWAY" "Year's trial convinces mS All-Bran's a better way" _ Why go on dosing? Read this sincere, unsolicited letter from an ex-constipation sufferer: "I'irt a regular listener to radld frftv grams featuring KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN. Pleased to nay my breakfast every morn* ing for over a year has been • generou* bowl of ALL-BRAN. It give* «uch wonder, ful relief I've thrown out all pilli and other purgatives. ALL-BRAN'S a much gentler way to aid regularity. Other* with constipation like mine really should try It." Mrs. J: F. Grubb, 4405 N. Broadway. Fountain City. Knoxvllle, Tenn. This seeming magic makes plain common sense. You see, KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN can really get at a common cause of constipation—lack of dietary cellu- losic elements—because it is one of Nature's most effective sources of these elements. They help the friendly flora to fluff up and prepare colonic contents for easy elimination. KELLOGG'S ALL- BRAN is not a purgative I Doesn't sweep you out. It's a gentle-acting, "regulating" food. If you have constipation of this kind, eat KELLOGG'S ALL- BRAN, or several ALL-BRAN muffins .regularly. Drink plenty of water. See if you don't find real lasting relief. Insist on the genuine ALL-BRAN, made only br Kellogg's in Battle Creek. English Village Crash Death Toll Mounts FPvKOKT.KTON, England, Aug. 24. W>—With 54 bodies removed already, fear was expressed today that 30 more persons might be buried in the wreckage of a school and nearby snack bar destroyed yesterday when an American Liberator bomber crashed in this Lancashire garden- Ing village. Known dead included 35 children— all but C of the village's 41 youngsters between 4 and 6 years of age. The other victims included 9 American servicemen, 2 R. A. F. men and 8 civilians. The tragedy occurred when the Liberator was caught in a sudden storin. "Child care" that really cares! A salute to the thousands of women who have dedicated themselves to the health and happiness of America's "war babies" and growing children in "defense plant towns" ... so that their mothers can carry on in vital war work, knowing their youngsters are safe and well-cared-for! with beer highl.Q. 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