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PIPEFOLS Master Sergeant Mart "Bud" Bowcn, Jr. The bomber run from Italy to Bucharest Is a tough 'one for the Fifteenth Air Force or any other air force for that matter. During his more than eight months in Italy, Master Sergeant Mart "Bud" Bowen. Jr., of this city, has come to know that run and his unit has bombed its targets so effectively, despite enemy opposition, that it has been awarded the presidential citation. Bud Bowen went to high school and junior college here and has a 3-month-old daughter he has never seen. If his daughter grows up to be as pretty as his wife, the former Helena Rtensrud, Biid should be a happy father when he contemplates the possibility. Roh Lane Bob Lane, a radio technician in «the navy, writes that he has seen Glendon Rodgers. former teacher here, and visited him in New Caledonia, where Glen has the best Softball team on the island. Bob's mother is Mrs. J. H. Lane, 500 Baldwin. Charles Moore Lieutenant Charles E. Moore, Jr., who has received the Distinguished Flying Cross for piloting a damaged bomber over its target at Wewak, despite the fact that he was wounded, a story already reported in The Californian, Is engaged to Jacqueline E. Upchurch of Avila. Calif., a student nurse now in San Francisco. Lieutenant Moore's sister, Helen, is also rv> student nurse and he has a brother on duty with the navy in the southwest Pacific. Lieutenant Moore has also been awarded the Purple Heart. French Invasion When our invasion force landed on the Normandy beach on D-Day. two entire German divisions were held hack from the beachhead by the Eighty-second Airborne Division, which was dropped back from the seacoast, principally around the town of Ste. Mere Eglise, the Merderet at La Fiere and at Chef du Pont and Douve and Pont 1'Abbe and Beuzeville la Bastille. Men of Courage These boys were under fire before they hit the ground. They same down in an unknown country, swaying targets in the air for the German machine gunners. I hold that this performance took as much guts as any show in the war. They assembled as they could, on the ground, formed into units, slogged through swamps, flooded fields and went Into action against and held up two Nazi divisions that might have cut our landing forces to pieces, if the Germans had been free to invest the beachhead. I want to list the names of the Bakersfield boys who were with that Eighty-second Airborne Division. They were as follows: Bakersfield in France Corporal Vernon L. McQuier, 311 Douglas street; Private Joe R. Tanner. 2540 G street; Private Louis W. Zanitti, 429 Adams street, and Private Robert T. Cassidy, 1934 Seventeenth street. , } Mickey Karel Incidentally, Bakersfield boxing fans will be interested to know that Mickey Karel, one of the best fighters we've ever had here, has made the grade and won his wings as a paratrooper in England. The paratroopers, Mickey says, are the toughest fighters in the United States armed forces. He hopes to live up to their standards. I'll give odds on Mickey any day. Stuart Lovelace Here's an example where some genuine technical ability did not go to waste. Stuart Lovelace, who Is an electrical engineer, had been taken into the army aa a draftee. The navy wanted him, got his dis- «charge from the army and now he's an ensign. He's the son of Lake Lovelace, the tennis teacher here who was a pilot in the first World War. Del Church Del M. Church, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Behrman of McFarland, a veteran of the Marshalls invasion, Marianas, and wounded at Saipan, was six weeks in a hospital before being sent to San Diego where he is convalescent after his fine career in the navy. He attended McFarland Grammar School and High School before he enlisted in October, 1942. Frank Schimandle Because of his excellent service as a pilot with the Eighth Air Force in England, Frank J. Schi- mandle has been promoted from a flight officer to a second lieutenant. He has also been made first pilot of a Flying Fortress. Lieutenant Schimandle has his home at 804 Buchannan street, Taft. He holds the Aid Medal and participated in the Invasion of France. He has been on many bombing missions over continental Europe. Frank is a graduate of Taft High, where he was active In sports. His wife is the former Frances Gamby who lives with her parent's in Tupman. Weather Forecast Given for Valley The weather forecast for' 1 the farmers of the southern San Joaquin valley, as prepared by the United -States weather bureau, in co-operation with the Kern County Farm Advisor's office of the agricultural extension service Is reported to be: "Clear skies and lowering temperatures with a maximum of 95 degrees today, 93 Friday, and 90 Saturday. Daily humidity range 20 to 45 per cent. The highest temperature yesterday was 97.. These temperatures will further the delay in the 'harvesting ot raisin grapes." Storage for Fair Foods Set Exhibitors May Place Produce in DiGiorgio Ranch Packing Shed Assurance that fruits and vegetables raised now and intended for exhibit in the Victory Foods Fair, September 20 to 21, will be preserved in their best shape was provided today by J. A. DiGior- gio, prominent Kern county rancher, who has made available cold storage lockers for exhibitor use immediately, n(.-cording to Lewis A. Jturtch, county agricultural commissioner nncl director of the fruits nnd vegetable department of the fair. The lockers are located in the bnsement of the DiGiorgio packing slied. Victory gardeners with large lots of produce are requester! to take their wares directly to the shed, where arrangements for the stor- .age may be made with .Toe J.ittlo. Directions for reaching the shed were given today by Mr. Burtch as follows: drive 1 mite oast of the last packing shed on Edison Highway, turn right and drive 4 miles. Entry ISI.'inks For the victory gardener with small entries the county department of agriculture has offered to send the produce to the shod by their commissioners. Exhibitors are requested to place their produce in cartons whicli must be properly labeled with the name of grower, variety of produce. Entry blanks are available at the agricultural department at 2G10 M street, where exhibitors may leave their entries. As the sumnvr fruit season is nearing an end the storage service is offered free of charge In order that the produce may be available 'luring fair time. Premiums totaling $440 are being offered by the Fifteenth District Agricultural Association, sponsors of 'he 4,-day show which annually draws thousands of visitors. Kramer to Judge Frank M. Kramer, assistant state director of agriculture, Los Angeles, will judge the entries at 9 a. m. on September 20. Director Burtch declared today that specimens will be judged as to appropriate commercial size, uniformity, and perfection in quality. Exhibitors will be responsible for keeping their places attrrctive during; the entire show and all products must be grown by the exhibitor who will be limited to two entries in any one section. Harr;- L. Holmes Is assisting Mr. Burtch in completing arrangements for this division of the fair. LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 1944 Kern City Postwar PAGES 9 TO 18 LIVESTOCK SHOW TUI,ARE, Aug. 24. (JP>— Tulare- Kings County Junior Livestock Show, streamlined version of the peacetime Tulare-Kings County Fair, opened today with a large display of livestock and poultry by 4-H Club and Future Farmer members. The show, which will run through Sunday, will Include a horse show, rodeo, carnival and harness and saddle races. RESUMES DUTIES-E. E. Woqds, on leave as fire chief of the Bak- ersrield Fire Department, will resume his duties as head of the department on September 1, it was announced today by Vance Van Riper, city manager. B. C. Kimery has been fire chief during Mr. Woods' absence. Mr. Woods was associated with C. W. Hartman in the sand and gravel business during his leave of absence. — Photo by Urmvn TWINS—Left, Mrs. James H. White, with her twin daughters, Donna Kathleen and Diana Lucille, born August 11. at Freise's Maternity Home. Corporal White, 32, above, who has been in the air corps since March, 1943, is now stationed in England. He was a civil service . employe at Minter Field and recently worked at Douglas in Santa Monica. Previous to his civilian work, Corporal White served for three years in the army at March Field. His mother, Mrs. Desie C. White, lives at IfiOS Bcale and his sister is Mrs. Ralph C. Waters of 2117 Bank street. Mrs. White and her daughters make their home at 1516 Quincy. ! \ \ — Photo bv Dormnn McManus Says Coast Postwarjra Bright Prominent Business Man Impressed by Kern Crops Thomas W. McManus who has spent several days here visiting and attending to business connected with a Bakersfield insurance agency in which he is a member, returned to Washington today where he is employed in the interest of Kern county business. Mr. McManus has been in Washington during the last two years, and had not visited here since last Christmas, and he stated today that he was impressed by the tremendous growth of agriculture in the county. He said he was sure the Downey sub-committee on irrigation In session here gome time ago was also impressed with the fertility of Kern soil and the future possibilities for agricultural expansion. "There is no spot in the world with a higher crop and dollar production per acre than here in Kern county, and i.. postwar planning the west coast will loom large as trade opens up with the orient. Postwar commerce and transportation in the Pacific is bound to boost business in California," Mr. McManus said. Guadalcanal General AwardedMerit Medal PACIFIC FLEET HEADQUARTERS, PEARL HARBOR, Aug. 22. (Delayed) (UR)—Admiral Chester W. Nimilz, commander-in-chief of the Pacific fleet, today awarded the Legion of merit to Marine Brigadier- General Leroy P. Hunt of Guadalcanal fame for "meritorious conduct in teh performance of outstanding service as commanding general, marine garrison forces, Fourteenth Naval District." The general, whose wife, Mrs. Hazel O. Hunt, lives at 23G6 Front street, San Diego, personally led the marine assault troops ashore in the first wave to hit the Guadalcanal Jap defenders. He was a colonel at the time, commanding the Fifth Marines. It was said he remained almost constantly with his front-line troops as .the fierce battle raged. Mother Contesting Will Mode by Son PASADENA. Aug. 24. Iff)—Mrs. Dora M. Burch has filed a contest of the will of her son, Arthur C. Burch, alleging that he was influenced in writing it by Madalynne Conner Obenchain, his codefendant in a 1921 murder trial. Burch's death was disclosed last month, and the holographic document leaves his estate of $272 cash and $1350 personal belongings to Mrs. Obenchain, describing her as a lifelong friend. COALINGA OIL LAND OFFERED EIGHTY ACRES FOR LEASE IN FIELD Tehachapi Prison Move Is Up Again in Rumors, Denials Current as a rumor several months ago and denied vigorously by members of the board of trustees and state officials nt that time, proposal to abandon California's Institute for Women at Tehachapi were revealed today' to be under renewed consideration by prison officials, according to a news dispatch today. California Federation of Women's clubs, whose interest founded the institution at Tehachapi were told at a meeting that the 'climate was not desirable tot' middle-aged women," according to reports of the club meeting circulated in Bakerefield. Director of Corrections Richard A, McGee said trustees of the Tehachapi Institution recommended the moving the prison en a more desirable site, and the matter was referred back.to the board for future study and presentation of facts to the board of correction. "The extreme isolation of the prison site presents ma'ny practical difficulties, the 'most serious of which Is the maintenance of an adequate and suitable personnel," said McGee. Mr.- McGee said 62 women were received at Tehachapi during the first seven months of 1944 auguring- a new 12-month high in commitments. He. noted the newcomers "are much younger than formerly" with 20 per cent of the present population under 25 where only 12 per cent were under 25 in September, 1942. Local club women, aware that such a proposal was .being made to move the Tehachapi Institution, felt the reasons being advanced for such a move were not adequate ones and that such a move would be an additional expense to the taxpayers. Mr. Gee. in'his statement made in Sacramento today, said "There is a possibility that a new building may be included in the postwar building plans," indicating that a new institution would be created for women felons. The Tehachapi. Institute for Women consists of not one building, but of a sizeable campus consisting of cottages that serve as dormitories and dining halls with laundry facilities, work rooms, sewing rooms, a dairy and a garden operated by the inmates. . Talk of moving the School for Boys from Preston to Tehachapi was among the current rumors in connection with the proposed removal of Tehachapi. Club women pointed out that the "extreme Isolation" of the prison site purporting to make many prac- ticaj difficulties for the maintenance of an adequate and suitable personnel would certainly not be eliminated for any other institution moved to Tehachapi. Particularly In the case of a boys' reformatory, teachers, counselors and other professional personnel would be needed that Is not not required for the women inmates at Tehachapi which use the facilities of the Tehachapi High School for adult education purposes. Club women interested in seeing the present institution at Tehachapi kept intact pointed- out that the buildings there and their cottage plan would be entirely unsuitable for the use of boys. Eighty acres in the Coalinga West Side oil field, east half, southeast quarter, section 2. township 21, south, range 14 east. M. D. M., is being offered to a qualified bidder of the highest cash bonus per acre for lease under section 17, of the mineral leasing act of August -1, 1935, by the United States department of the interior. The minimum bid acceptable Is $1 per acre. Sealed bids will be received at the ofice of the commissioner of the general landvoffice, interior building, Washington. D. C. (25), up to noon, September 11, 1944. One-fifth of Amount Each bidder must submit a certified check or cash for one-fifth of the amount bid, payable to the order of the treasurer of the United States and file the showing of qualifications to receive a lease required under section 7 of circular 1386. The remainder of the bonus bid and the annual rental at the rate of $1 per acre must be paid and a $5000 corporate surety bond must be furnished by the successful bidder prior to the issuance of the lease. The deposits of the other bidders will be returned. Murk Envelopes The envelopes should be plainly marked "Bid for lease in Coalinga West Side oil field. Not to be opened before noon, September 11, 1944." No bids received after the time fixed will be considered. Bidders are warned against violation ot section 59, United States criminal code, approved March 4, 1909, prohibiting unlawful combination or intimidation of bidders. The right is reserved to reject any bids at the discretion of the secretary of the interior. Canvass Planned by County Democrats A block to block canvass to get out the votes at the coming presidential election Is planned by Kern county Democrats, it was announced today by Wiley C. Dorris, Bakersfield attorney and chairman of the local Democratic committee. "We don't care who the people vote for," he said. "It may be for President Roosevelt or it may be for Governor Dewey. The point is that democracy stands for the people's choice in whatever we do. We just ask them to vote." He said that at a meeting tomorrow at 8 p. m. in the courthouse, several hundred Democrats would gather to discuss the plans for the canvass and to name precinct workers. "We plan to follow the lines laid out by the successful workers in other parts in this campaign," he said. "The plans we make tomorrow night will be laid before the Democratic central committee qnd then put into action. We will begin the canvass very soon." He added that Kern county Demo- crast shortly planned to open a downtown headquarters. The public is invited to tomorrow's meeting at the courthouse. Robert Ellis Parolee Is SoughHty Police SACRAMENTO, Aug. 24. (UP)— Police were searching today for Robert Ellis, 26, a paroled convict, who escaped at gunpoint from state officers who sought to question him in their office here about an asserted parole violation. Parole Officer Tom Pendergast reported he had summoned Ellis for questioning and had left him alone in the office for a moment. When he returned, he said, Ellis confronted him with a pistol and made his escape. Ellis was sentenced to San Quentln prison in 1942 for burglary and grand theft In El Dorado county. WITH US TODAY II. II. Greene, Texarkana, Texas, Business. Padre hotel. O. (i. Houser, Tulsa, Okla. Business Padre hotel. Frank L.. Meier, Jr., Detroit, Mich. \'isiting. Padre hotel. E. J. Johnson. Chicago, ill. Business. Southern hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy louden, New York, X, Y. Visiting Bakersfield Inn. Shipment of Logs From Area Begins Lumber Company Commences Purchase of "Peeler Logs" The California Lumber and Mould- Ing Company of Pomona has commenced shipment of "peeler logs" from timber sale areas of Bakersfield Box Company and M. R. Colliard. Both sale areas are located on the Hume lake ranger district of Sequoia National Forest. These "peeler logs" are selected on the sales area as to quality, etc., then loaded on trucks and hauled to Woodlake, -vhere they are placed on t'latcars, and shipped direct to the mill at Pomona. These logs must bo of clear material and are selected from I'on- derosa Pine and White Fir species. Sugar Pine and Cedar species will not meet specifications necessary in processing the logs into veneer. The veneer from these logs will be fabricated into wire-bound boxes for crating essential war material. Persons Covered by Old-Age Laws Told KDITOH-'S. NOTK: This i.s (ho sorntnl in a HP Ties nC H rt riles doscr thing Ked- IMJI I Old ARC* and Snivivnr insurance laws. "IS EVERYBODY COVERED IXDER THIS LAW?" No. Only employes of business or industrial concerns are covered under Old-Age and Survivor Insurance provisions. Farm work, domestic service, government service, jobs in churches, public schools, public libraries, charity hospitals and other non-profit institutions are not covered under the law. Persons employed by these organizations do not have social insurance protections and do not pay Social Security taxes. Every business or industrial establishment comes under the law regardless of the number of workers employed. A store or a shop having only one employe is covered just the same as a big plant or business concern which has a thousand em- ployes. For further information call or write the Bakcrfield office of the Social Security Board located at 209 Professional Building, Bakerfield. Pictures Shown at 20-30 Club Meeting War news and invasion pictures shown by Herman Biane, member of Kern County Defense Council, provided special Interest at a meeting of 20-30 Club today at Hotel El Tejon. Report was given on entertainment of eight Boy Scouts from Troop No. 1, recently. The scouts were Don Buck, Don Mensch, Bob Loff, Eddie Rous. Jim Murphy, David Brown, Albert Smith and Harold Greene. Captain John T. Bent, Minter Field, spoke on his experiences as a fighter pilot in- Tunisia and North Africa, and told of acquaintance with German people while attending University of Berlin In 1938. Board of directors will meet tonight at. the home of Freal Harvey, 2G20 Loma Linda, after which the group will journey to Taft for a joint board meeting. Planning $191,023 Allocated to County for Plans, Acquisition of Land , Six subdivisions of Kern j county, in addilon to Bakersfield will benefit from (he $101,02:5.42 allocated to the county from the $10,000,000 of state funds appropriated by the fifty-fifth (fourth extraordinary) session of the California slate Legislature. Kern county communities will receive a total of .SMO.(«H(.:l(l from the SIOl.OU.'MU', according to the announcement of allocations received today by city and county officials. Kern communities will receive allocations MS follows: Delano. S4.">00 for plans and .S10.~iS.SO for acquisition of property; Maricopa, $060.IS for plans and $2Sfi.fl9 for acquisition of property: Shal'ter, $1239.57 for plans and $53S for property: Taft, SSl'S.or, for plans and $l'.172 for property: Tehaehapl. $124"> for plans and $4f>41.42 for property. The county area at large will receive ?93.fil1.(!2 for plans and $40.- fi50..17 for (he acquisition of prop- perty. City's Share Rakcrsfiold's share includes $28,- S2;!.44 for plans and $12.529 for the acquisition of property. The funds will be available after September 12. 1944 when the public works projects and acquisition of property for postwar construction act becomes effective. The act specifies the basis of allocating funds to cities and counties for plans and acquisition of rights- of-wr.y and sites. Money allocated from the "plans fund" is available only for paying the state's share of (he cost or engineering plans and surveys, engineering or architectural designs, detailed drawings and specifications required for "specific projects". Similiarly money allocated from the "sites fund." is available only for, the acquisition of sites and rights-of-way and may not be spent for plans. Under the terms of the act any county, rily nnd county or city of the state is defined as a "local agency." A "specific project" includes new construction of public buildings, highways, streets, bridges and other street and highway structures and publicly owned and operated facilities including sewage treatment plans, sanitary facilities, airports and existing water supply systems, proposed to be undertaken by a local agency. Ordinary repair and maintenance work is excluded. If work is begun on any plan prior to September 12, 1944, the cost of any work done on the plan after July 1, 1944. may be included by the local agencies. City to Crack Down on Cab Overcharging Revocation of a license from any taxicab driver who persistently overcharges his customers was promised today by Vance Van Riper, city manager, who said that official rules should be posted in every cab. A card, 8x9 inches, carrying rates to be charged, should bo seen nnd be easily visible to a passenger and, if such a card is not carried, it Is also ]a reportahlc matter, the city manager I said. Some complaints have been j received lately from taxi customers; , but, If such complaints are to be | effective, they must be accompanied | by either the name of the cab driver, his badge number or number of the cab, time of day and date of the trip. Present taxicab rates, the city manager said, are 20 cents lor the first mile, 15 cents for tho next mile and 10 cents for any fraction of H mile when the trip ends on a fraction. Only 15 cents can be charged for an additional passenger, no matter what the length of the trip. "I will not be patient with any cab driver who persistently overcharges his patrons." warned the city manager, who added that he believed the greater portion of cab drivers were obeying tho set rate schedule. PISTOI.ERKS—Ernost Rnux, one of the county's outstanding pistol shots, at the left, was elected president of (he Kern County Pistol Club last night when target shooters met to organize at the sheriff's office. Roland Harbeau, next to Mr. Roux. was elected secretary-treasurer. In the center is Sheriff .John Loustalot. who offered a S2"» war bond as the prize for the winner of the first shoot. Otto r,. Heckmann. a veteran of the city police depart mcnl, and Howard Knott, range officer, were among those at the meeting. Organization of Kern Pistol Club Completed Officers Elected at Meet Ernie Roux Will Serve Group as President Assisted by Jim Day; Howard Knott Named Executive Officer Organi/atii.m of tho Kern County Pistol Club was completed last i.ight ,it a meeting held at tho Kern county sheriff's office, with Ernie Roux elected president; Jim Day, vice-president: Roland L. Har- beau, secretary-treasurer; Howard Knott. executive officer. Ammunition will he secured through the director of civilian marksmanship. Washington. l_>. C.. and regular competitive shoots will be arranged. Anyone who holds a membership In the National Rifle Association may now join the club. Present at last night's meeting were, in addition to those elected officers, .Maurice E. Lindsay. John 10. I.oustalot, Floyd Garner, Gordon Wilkerson, O. M. Hamilton, C. C. Cmnkhite. D. O. Kimbnll, G. L. Kuhs, Roy L. Panton, O. G. Heckman, T. R. Riggs. E. H. Page. Myers L). Jones. Jack C. Parlier, Ur. C. B. Stockton. Harold T. Te;i_'ue. Joe E. McMillan. Noble Stutsman. Leonard Tate and Calvin Williams. Hospital Plane Fund Soars to $550,519 in War Bonds Final report mi the recent campaign to purchase four hospital serv- iiv; planes, conducted jointly by Frank S. Reynolds Post, American l/egion. in co-operation with the Women's Auxiliary unit, and the merchants division of the Bakersfiold Chamber of Commerce, shows total sales of $fi30,r>l«) in war bonds, according to Frederick E. Hoar, post commander. Glenn A. Stant'ield was chairman of the post bond co-.nmit- lee. Mrs. A. Roy Nisbett is president of the auxiliary. Tho commander said: ''Carried out under the able direction of Mr. Stanfield, this campaign was highly successful; it has been verified today through Chester J. Turner of Los Angeles, who for the past two years has been chairman of the department bond committee aa constituting an unmatched record for the GOO posts of the American Legion in Cali- fornia, based on all factors concerned. Mr. Turner has spoken of it as an 'outstanding accomplishment,' entitling the post to a treasury citation as exceeding an average of $500 In bond sales per post member. Naturally the members of the post and auxiliary are gratified, nnd join in thanking all who contributed to the effort." Mr. Stanfield. in making his final report, gave full credit to the local auxiliary unit which took charge of the bond booths in nusiness houses and actively promoted personal sales, and stated that without their cooperation the highly successful conclusion could not have been reached. At the regular meeting this evening, members of the local post will hear the report of 19 delegates to the department convention held fast week in Los Angeles and transact the usual weekly business. Purchase of Incinerators Would Lower Garbage Cost Body of Naval Flier Robert E. Duff Missing Since July 1 Found in Plane TAFT, Aug. 24.—Word lias been received here ot the finding of the body, on August 21, of Ensign Robert E. Duff, missing on a routine ferry flight 'rom Floyd Bennett Field, N. Y., since July 1, 1944. Ensign Duff was the son of Air. and Mrs. Thomas J. Duff of 111 Adams street. He was born in Pasadena on January 21, 1918 and came to Taft at the age of 3 years. After being graduated from the Taft Union High School with the class of 1936, he entered the employ of the Douglas Aircraft Company at Santa Monica tin the engineering department. During his aix years with Douglas Aircraft, he also attended University of California a/ Lou Angeles. Heainlisted as a naval cadet In 1942 and received his pro-flight training at St. Mary's, pro-flight school near Llvermore. Upon graduation at Corpus Christl, Texas, November 24, 1943, he was commissioned an ensign pilot and was based at the Air Ferry Squadron No. 1, Floyd Bennett Field, N. Y. Ensign Duff's body was found In his wrecked plane near Meridian, Miss. He leaves besides his parents, one brother. William Arthur Duff, ship's cook second class, somewhere In the Atlantic, and two Bisters, Charlotte L. Duff of Washington, D. C., and Mrs, Catherine Lynch of Barnard, Mo. The body In being shipped to the Stoffer Funeral Home in Taft. Funeral services will be announced later. B-32 Now Officially Named "Oominator SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24. (UR)—The war department today authorized Consolldated-Vultee Aircraft Company to announce tho new long range heavy bomber designated as the B-32 has been named "Domlnu- tor." The name was chosen by company officials nnd approved by the joint aircraft naming board In Washington, D. C. It was revealed 10 days ago that the giant bombers are already In production at the Consolidated Vul- tee San Diego and Fort Worth plants. Reduction of the city garbage hauling costs from S71.GOO to not more than $25,000 annually if city residents would invest in incinerators for the burning up of combustible rubbish was advanced as a possibility today by Vance Van Riper, city manager, who pointed to the fact that much of the garbage now hauled from private premises could be eliminated from the garbage hauls. "Practically all cities south of Bakersfield handle combustible garbage in this manner and there are types oC ornamental incinerators that can also be used as barbecue pits for outdoor suppers." the city manager said. Few incinerators are now available for thev are not on the market in large numbers to instituto a citywide plan at this time, the city manager said. The city does not permit the burning of rubbish now in alleys, nor the burning of garbage, and any burning job has to be done on private property 20 feet from any building, according to the present ordinance. Properly Installed incinerators would do much to reduce the hauling of combustible garbage that now loads down the garbage trucks, the city manager said, and would probably he a savjng to householders who now use private hauling services for excess combustible materials accumulated on their premises. SUPERVISOR—Miss E. Katrine James has been appointed music, supervisor for Kern county schools, succeeding Miss Hazel Blair, according to an announcement today by Leo B. Hurt, county superintendent. Music Leader for Kern Schools Named E. Katrine James to Succeed Hazel Blair as Supervisor E. Katrine James, supervisor of instrument;!! and vocal music for eight years in tho Madcru elementary schools, bus been appointed music j supervisor for Kern county, it was i announced today by Leo B. Hart, | county superintendent. ! Miss James is a graduate of Fresno State College anil had five years graduate work in music at the University of Southern California. Her practical work has been in Madera Rlementary School as supervisor ot instrumental and vocal music. She has taught and organize! piano classes and has taken part in community events. Harrison to Preside at V.F. ^Meeting Local Commander Returns From Los Angeles Commander Frank V. Harrison will resume ihe chair after an absence from the city when Private Harold Brown Post Xo. 13G8, Veterans of Foreign Wars, meets Friday at $ p. m. in Kern County Veterans Memorial Building, 1S:',6 Nineteenth street. According to t||f! local leader, numerous resolutions dealing with "Win the War." "Win the Peace" and "Win the Victory" were adopted by the national encampment of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Chicago August 22-24. Of more than -100 resolutions submitted, those adopted will dictate the policy and program of the organization In the United States for the next 12 months. Clarence Sherrlll. post officer of Private Harold Brown Post, and recently appointed Kern county post officer, will be present at the meeting Friday to discuss veterans rehabilitation. Bakersfield Box Co. Will Furnish Logs PORTERVILLE. Aug. L't. (UP.l — The California Lumtier and Moulding Company of Pomona has. begun shipment of "peeler IOKS" from the timber sale ureas of the Bakersfield Ho.v Company and M. R. Colliard in the Sequoia National Forest, Norman L. N'orris. forest supervisor, announced today. He said hoth sale areas were in the Hume lake ranger district. Social Security Card Is Identification of Account A social security card is not Identification of the bearer but of the account for the person named on the card, according to J. D. Oayley, manager of the bureau of old-age and survivors insurance. The children's bureau in San Francisco reports that minors Jiuve been using cards in attempts to buy liquor, b.ut, Mr. Gaylcy said, he does not think that local bartenders would accept such Identification since possession of a card guarantees nothing about the holders age, Thinking that possession of a social security card Tif*ds prestige among their friends, youngsters as young as eight and nine years old have been coming to the Bakersfield branch of the social security board for cards, he said. Applicants Must He Employed Cards are not issued to applicants unless they are employed. Uuyley emphasized, ince it costs the bourd approximately It! cents per month to maintain an idle account. Except in rare cases, children under 12 years old are prohibited from working by federal law. Anyone who has a Job, however,' muy have aa account. Union Cemetery N'ON-PROFIT CORPORATION PERPETUAL CARE View Its Lovely Landscaped Grounds Gardens and Flowers and Gem like Lakes See Our Monument Display Near the Office Phone 7-7185

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