The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on August 25, 1944 · Page 5
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 5

Bakersfield, California
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Friday, August 25, 1944
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Jail Inmates Surrender to Officer Siege ARMED, BARRICADED PRISONERS FIGHT JACKSONVILLE POLICE JACKSONVILLE, Fl;i.. Aug. 23. <U.P> —Inmates ot the Duvnl county jail surrendered to strong forces of military and civilian police this afternoon after barricading themselves in the building and exchanging fire with officers who laid siege. The surrender fame, according to the military police, office here, before it was necessary to fill the Jail with tear gits. Authorities took possession of the building and said conditions had been restored to normal. More than loo Duvul county prisoners were barricaded and firmed inside the county jail here today. Authorities laid siege to the building and sought an army tank to facilitate reconqui'st of the jail. Legion Head Predicts Victory in 60 Days PORTLAND, ore.. Aug. 25. <UR> National Commander Warren Atherton of the American Legion todav predicted Germany would be out of the, war In 60 days and if so, believes that the war in the Pacific will be over within a year. Coming here from Spokane. Wash.. Atherton has observed fighting conditions on a three-month tour of the Pacific find is now 'on a 20-slale •peaking- tour. Nazis Claim New Weapon to Wi^JVar BERLIN SAYS MIRACLE WILL SMASH DIVISIONS IN FEW MINUTES' TIME St RI'RISE ItlRTII WABASH, Tnd., Aug. -2a. (^P)— Sharon Keed of a la Fontaine was expecting his Jersey cow to calve in July, and she did. lie was not expecting her to havs another offspring 37 days l:iter, but she did. The two calves, normal in every respect, .have Identical markings. V\KIS LANDMARK—Photograph shows the famous Kiffel tower of Paris, landmark to American armored forces operating near the old French capital. Relieve Baby's HEAT Quick I Duit on fragrant, ^ mildly medicated Cutlcura "i ai- curn. See how it soothes, helps relieve discomfort of heat rash, chafing—keeps baby cool,comfortable, happy. Absorbs moisture, guards against irritation. Try it! All druggists. 25*. FRAGRANT . MILDLY MEPICATED CUTICURA TALCUM Nazis Flee to New Italy Gothic Line HOMK, Aug. 2.-|. (UP.)— German forces in the area liU miles west of Florence appeared to be falling back toward the heavily fortified Gothic line. Kxplosions were heard from German positions after Eighth Army troops captured Mount Foresto, B miles southeast of Bibbiena, and Allied officers speculated that the Germans were carrying out extensive demolitions before moving into fortifications 10 miles north of Mount Foresto. Mount Foresto was taken without an Allied casualty, although ;!"> Germans were captured and a counterattack was broken up by artillery. In the upper Arno valley "considerable advances were made" and the villages of Castelnuovo, Fornlche, and La Montanina were taken, an Allied communique reported. Willkie Says F. D. R. Asked Conference WASHINGTON, Aug. 23. <#)— President Roosevelt said today he had been in private contact with Wendell L. Willkie, but that he'knew of no plans for an immediate meeting with the I'.MO Republican presidential nominee. A reporter asked the President whether he had been in communication with Wlllkie and Mr. Roosevelt replied: yes, privately. Willkie, in New York said: "It Is true Mr. Roosevelt has written me asking that I confer with him. Naturally I would much prefer that no such conference occur until after the election. But if the President of the United States wishes to see me sooner, I shall of course comply." CONNAI.Y TO NOTIFY KANSAS CITY. Aug. 25. <£»)—Senator Tom Connally (D-Texas), chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee, has been chosen to notify Senator Harry S. Truman officially that he has been nominated for vice-president on the Democratic ticket. The notification will be made August 31, at Lamar, Mo., Truman's birthplace. By l!n«e<l Cross German secret weapons "will overwhelm the Allies at the very- last moment" on the western front, a Domei news aRenov dispatch from Berlin, broadens;, by Tokyo radio, asserted today. The broadcast dispatch, recorded by United Press. San Francisco, quoted "high German military circles": The much rumored V-2 secret has made its appearance eastern front and it will long before It comes to make. Its influence also felt on the western front The time for its employment depends on the always well-timed decisions of Fuehrer Adolf Hitler. "It is stated a miracle will happen in wh'"h a full division of the enemy forces will be .srr.ashed In a few moments by incredibly high explosives and a group of tanks ami armored cars uu.y share the same fate by the pressure of liquid air." weapon on the not be Cotton Man Scouts PostwarCotton Plan MK.MPHIS. Aug. -'•">. <jP>—Home postwar plans are "very distasteful" | to cotton manufacturers, says President Harrison Hightower 'of the American Cotton .Manufacturers Association. j "For instance," he said here, "we j find lend-lease planning: to rebuild all demolished cotton mills in foreign countries with new and most modern machinery. "This will leave us at home with our anliquated and well-worn outfits. Americans haven't a chance, of coping with foreign competitors. No tariff has yet been set which would keep Japanese goods out of America." Hightower addressed the war'pro- duction and reconversion clinic of the Southern Garment Manufacturers Association. Third of Pork Output Reservedjor War WASHINGTON, Aug. 25. (U.PI— The War Food Administration Thursday ordered federally inspec. ted packers to set aside approximate ly one-third of the nation's total pork production for the army nnrl other war purposes, effective Au {just 27. WFA said the new set-aside probably will not materially reduce the total amount of meat available foi civilians, but II probably will cut down the amount of available better pork cuts. A WFA spokesman said the order was necessary to assure the army will meet its requirements Health Authorities Seize Two Cars Beer LOS ANGELES. Aug. 2.1. (UP.) State health authorities Thursday seized and destroyed $.12.son worth of beer, saying it contained filth and foreign matter that made it unfit for human consumption. Milton Duffy, food and drug inspector for the state health department, seized the beer, a two-carload consignment from Miami. Fin., to Charles Ehrlich, wholesale liquor ! dealer. ASK YOURSELF THIS QUESTION before you borrow! Why-pay more^Vthan for a personal or auto loan? The cost of a Bank of America 7i*Uflfat personal loan, repaid at maturity in 12 equal monthly instalments, can be as much as 50% less than the cost of a similar loan arranged through many lending companies...and there are no other charges — no deductions. rate You can arrange aTtap&f personal or auto loan quickly and without red tape through any branch. ol A erca SOLDIKK'S IIOMECOMINO— One, of the incident? tint mn1<es war n Irnpedy compounded of innumerable tiny personal dramas is caught by the camera in the photo aoove. It shows Lieutenant Xonet-Knisin of the Fighting French, heing greeted hv his wife as he returned home for the first lime since leaving in 11MII lo loin French forces in Africa. He is with armored division of French troops, now fighting in their homeland for first time since France'." fall. BOMBS CUT NAZI OIL IN HALF 1100 YANK HEAVIES BLAST REICH AGAIN AT sri'KK.Mi-: itK.\i>Qr.u:Ti:ns THK ALI.IKn KXPKDITIOXAKY FOIU'KS, Aug. -'•". «.$•>— Production of finished oil products for rjermany \vns reduced an estimated •!!> per cent by Allied air bombardment during May. .lime and July. A joint statement of the 1'nlted States and Mritish air t'orces toid of sharp curtailment of nrnductlo paclty in < iernviny of both ga- and lubricants. More than lino American 1 bombers escorted by strong fnn fighter and fighter hnmhiTs sin: today at ten north Orma lives including the IVeiiemundc perimental station north ,,f where flying and nickel bun developed. Targets included four aircraft fin-, tories. three air force stations, a research center, a synthetic oil pi anil the robot bomb station. Simultaneously, nine waves Marauder and Havoc bombers tacked the fortifications of the sieged Brittany fort of Brest almost a solid hour starting at H p. m. About 300 planes participated, <Ieneral Kisenhower's beadnuarters said. Elements of three German divisions have been locked In the Hrcst Forts for several weeks. la nt of fit- be- for MfMIER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION • MSMIER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM INVEST IN WAR BONDS AND MOID THEM UNTIl MATURITY Agencies Plan New Narcotics Fight SACRAMENTO. Aug. 2.1. UP)—All narcotic enforcement agencies are doing everything possible to prevent 'H recurrence of the epidemic of ad- j diction during and after World War ! I. F. .1. O'Ferrall, chief of the state • division of narcotic enforcement. states in a report to Governor Karl Warren. ''The possibilities of similar happenings following the present world conflict is causing grave concern to all those entrusted with the enforcement of narcotic laws," O'Ferrall reported. Iran. Mexico, and India are now the main sources of opium smuggling into the I'nlied Slates, the report said, now that southern Europe and Far Hast sources have been cut off bv the war. PEANUT BUTTER jBafeerfffielb Califorttfan Friday, August 25, 1944 5 Mr. Farmer: Your ground may need SOIL SULPHUR OR GYPSUM A Simple Test Will Tell Ask Us About It MID-STATE CHEMICAL SUPPLY BAKERSFIELD Phone 2-6349 LINDSAY Phone 141 ffce things need... Go back to school Harry Coffee dressed, in good looking, stout hearted clothes.. .the kind of clothes you like to wear because they're right... and stay right. HARRY COFFEE SPORT COATS Student's sizes 32 to 38 15.00 Boys' sizes 10 to 16 12.95 Junior sizes 9.95 HARRY COFFEE SLACKS in Twills, Flannels and Gabardine . . . *.50t»W.9S SACK SWEATERS-/!//uw/ 3.95 COffff FRESNO AND BAKERSFIELD

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