The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on August 25, 1944 · Page 4
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 4

Bakersfield, California
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Friday, August 25, 1944
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Friday. August 25, 1944 Che •aktrrticlb Calitornian MONTGOMERY WARD UR WINTER COATS ARI IN.. be sure to see these lovely sueded virgin wools MONTGOMERY WARD GET YOURSEIF A MIR OF THESE Captain Herbert Pritschke Returns to Wasco Position • iunal Con* I'hoto RETTKNS TO WASCO—Captain Herbert 1'. I'rltsclikc, who has sorvcil \vitli the jinny fince September 17, 1!>42, has'returned to Wasco following Ills honorable discharge. Captain I'rltsehke was postmaster of Wasco for 11 years before entering the army. SAKK RETl HN In one of the miraculous returns of damaged American bombers from raids over Germany, a Bakersfield youth, Sergeant Lloyd Elliott, whose home Is at 520U Chester avenue, is alive to tell the story of how he radioed for help as his plane prepared for a forced landing. Word of his exploit was received from an I£lghth Air Korce bomber station in Kngland. lie was uninjured. Having served when the army's need for experienced commissioned officers was urgent, Captain Herbert I'. Pritschke, well known postmaster of Wasco, has returned to his civilian job in Wasco. Captain Pritschke was reverted to Inactive duty from the Four-Hundred Thirtieth Ease Unit, Hphratn AAB, Wash., where he was on duty as officer in charge of the post- office. "We are genuinely sorry that Captain J'rltschke is leaving the service," said Colonel Henry Q. Thome, Jr., commanding officer of the. air base. "He is a fine officer and has performed his duties well." "However, a recent war department regulation has enabled officers over 3S years of age to apply for inactive status. "Captain Pritschke Is doing so because he feel.H, now that the army has commissioned scores of younger officers, that he will be of more service to the war effort on the home front." Colonel Thome's .statement concluded with, "the best wishes of tin' Kphratii AAB go with Captain Pritschke." After serving* as postmaster of Wasco for 11 years, he applied for a commission and on September 17, 1!M2, he entered the army as a first lieutenant. He spent seven weeks at the Seattle port of embarkation, then proceeded to Washington. D. C.. where soon after he left for North Africa via Pan American Clipper, arriving there on November 11. His wus the task of setting up a post office system in this newly invaded continent, lie served ns postal officer for the West African Service Command In the Gold j Coast, through central Africa, north to Cairo and also in Palestine. Captain Pritschke was overseas 16 months and returned March 14, 1344 to Santa Monica, and from there was sent to Ephrata, for duty. He is master of the iMasonic Lodge, past president of the Exchange Club and honorary chief of the fire department in Wasco. His wife, Stella, and mother, Mrs. Hannah Pritschke, Fred, a brother and Lillian, a sister reside in Waseo. Another sister, Mrs. Arthur Johnson, lives in Hakersflcld. There's the new flange front. There's the indispensable Chesterfield with clean-cut peaked lapels or the new round ones. There are bold outlines of velvet, collars of velvet, whopping big burtons. In other words, there are /of* of styles — and every one in rhe finest fabric we've seen in ages—a heavy virgin wool, soft * as down. Warm? You know it! In fuchsia, moss green, plum, gray, black, brown. Sizes 12-20; 38-44. $1 DOWN holds your coat until October 7th while you complete the easy monthly paymtnts. M ontgomery Ward it. Twenty-Ufth and Chester Phone 7-7871 "Where Parking Is Kasier" t 4.49 With Your Shot Coupon FROM WARDS BIG PREVIEW OF 1945 FURS Yes, here they are ... the shoes you'll wear everywhere with everything this Fall. Velvety black tuedes that are sleek and smart, perfect for your new Fall suits or dresses. The clever new styles illustrated are designed for snug fit and for top-of- the-season good looks. Wear a pair right out of the store and you'll be first with a Fall style leader. 3.98 With Your Shoe Coupon M ontgomery Ward Twmifj'-Hfth and Cluster , 'IVIciilioue 7-; 871 "Where Parking IK Kiiftler" M Temperance Group Meets in Delano DELANO, Aug. 23.— The Wide Awake Loyal Temperance Legion met recently at the home of their adviser, Mrs. H. S. McClees, with Donna Klusmire presiding. All members answered roll call with Scrplture texts. In the absence of the secretary, Carl Coon, Barbara Harper called the roll. Others taking part in the program were Carl Shaff and Donna Klusmire who led the singing. Marjorie and Barbara Harper, who gave poems. All recited their pledge, Carl Shaff, Joyce Smith and Mnr- jorie Harper led in yells. Carl Shaff gave the story, "The Deciding Came," from the July issue of the * Young Crusader. Mrs. McClees gave the lesson on "Why We Drink," stating that water quenches thirst better than anything else. During the social hour which followed the program, refreshments of punch and cookies weie served to Bertha Ann Fisher, Carl Shaff, Tommy Hainline, Margaret May Fisher, Carol Rumbol'/., Marjorie Harper, Joyce Smith, Barbara Harper und Donna Klusmire. AT VICTORVILLE Flight Officer Donald E. Stickler, who graduated from Bakersfield High School in 1943, Is now stationed at Vietorville and Is attending the P-3!) transition school. Flight Officer Stickler lettered in track and football while in Tiigh school. He has two brothers, also in the air corps: Russell, who is attending the aerial gunnery school at Laredo, Texas, and Wayne, who left recently for duty and is now at Amarilla, Texas. Platina-dyed Coney * from our exceptional group at only CO5O Wus 20% Excise Tax This soft, bluish gray fur is perfect for young college girls (some furs make them look so mature) ... and we know a lot of matrons here in town who would look just as wonderful in it! Pompons and a little tunnel collar give it all the dash of a cloth coat — yet it'i warm fur, every skin prime quality, durable and lustrous. $5 DOWN hold* this (tunning coat until November 15th, while you complete the easy monthly payments. ALL-FLOCK ALL-PURPOSE MASH Through Any "Joaqiiin" Dealer or at OUT Warehouse A-F-A-P MASH is good for poultry of all ages—and is strictly a pure mash. The manufacturers recommend feeding scratch separate. Thus the feeder pays mnsh prices for mash and affords feeding correct size scratch to poultry at various stages. For More Details, See Us! In the meantime, plan on feeding A-F-A-P mash to your poultry now! SAN JOAQUIN GRAIN CO. Fourteenth and D Streets Dial 9-9234 ontgomery Ward Twenty-fifth and Chester Phone 7-7871 "Where Parking Is Easier" DORMAN PHOTO SHOP 1973 Chester Avenue Special Rates to Baj>l«s, S«rvlc«men and Woman Open After 6 P. M. and Sunday by Appointment PHONE 8-8793 CORDS Sec HARRY CITRON <*t BROCKS Expert wd QuarMtccd Watch

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