The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 1, 1944 · Page 8
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g Fridoy, September 1, 1944 fttu Saherrfteib CaK(ornian SHARING DISTRICTS VOTE HIGHER JAXES SCHOOL RATE RAISED IN THIRTEEN AREAS Ky -MAK Are \voniiMi alrcnily thinking the war is OVPI•'.' "\Vlicn i>nii1u<-liniiH ilrnp off in industry thrrc is rmu-h pulilii: i-riti- ci.sm. KIM] Cross pioilui-tinn renters ri>- port a l:imcntiilili> falling nl't' in workers at tlio tahlcs where surgical dressings jire maiie. our; ureii reporteii that where the qunt.i of C5,(iUO dressing!) ;i month h;nl been sustained, siiu-o the w; has heroine better, only r n •!l(i tu n ugh nut workers have come 4ft,OiiO dressings. Dropping off of production at lied Cross -enters is iin indication of the l.-irk thinking about war ari'l responsibilities. The \v;ir is far from nvi-r and now 'hi- casualties an- pjoiial>l> the heaviest in the war. As troops inaich into del-many, many American iimn will lall wounded and some will lie mortally wounded. American women safe '>n tlie home front should revise thrir thinking that the war is all Init over. It may take weeks vet to defeat the dermans. It will I"- a hard-won victory when it is finally achieved. American women have dropped off in savins fats .-ind tinning them into the butcher since the war news has become belter. These Heahhq,Handsome HAIR LA. HAIR OIL Dissolves loose dandruff... stimulates natural scalp oils. leaves hair easy to groom I At better dealers everywhere. SiAI'NDKKS fats are used for the high explo- SIMS upon which modern war de- pi-iids and, piii-adoxically enough, the same fats make the healing sulpha and other drills upon which the wounded depend. There are not enough volunteers (timing out to work at ration boards. Yet civilians must still inert their responsibilities so that supplies can go abroad to American soldiers, to the Allies and now tn the relief of liberated peoples of Ktirope. Women are quitting their jobs in the vital war industries because they think the war is drawing to lU-crnilineiH nf women for the .:imy, navy, marine eorjis and mast guard has slael<en<-d. Womi-n apparently are believing that it is too late to sign up anil do their parl. One girl enlisted in the WAVKS and because tin- headline news was good that day, called back and told the recruiting officer she had changed her mind "because the war Is nearly over." This is the kind of thinking and action that can lead to national disaster. No job can be finished until the end results are accomplished. The biggest tasks of the war are still ahead of the armed services before victory and peace will come. The soldier facing his enemies on battlefields, in the air and on the sea is not engaging in any wishful thinking: there are immediate tasks of survival to accomplish. This :s no less true lor civilians, but l'e\v are thinking ill terms of war necessities nou. Too lunch thinking is being done in terms of postwar pleasures, investments and relaxations. Too much lelaxing of war el fort on the home front can only make tor the shortage of everything from surgical dressings to food for the soldiers, as well as tanks, planes and war materials. And even after the war in Ku- rope has been terminated, there will be a long period of "mopping up" of military surveillance, and duties of Allied military government that will d u t y. Then- is still keep soldiers on the all-important war in the J'acific to be completed. American women cannot safely go back to peacetime pursuits or to peacetime thinking until (he present conflict has ended In all parts of the world. No woman should sit back and merely criti- ci/r> the dropping off of production or slackening of war effort before first examining what she is iloing to bring the war to ;i quick close. There is still a war job for every woman to do. Kinging true to the old slogan that tin? truest test of a people's worth is its attitude toward4he provision of educational opportunities for its youth, 12 school Kern districts have voted for themselves the privilege of paying a higher rate of school tax than is provided by the statutory maximum laws. The following schools voted the above-maximum tax this fiscal year. Hakersfield city, Heardsley, Fairfax, Maple, Mountain View, Panama, Rockpile, Kosedale. Standard, Vineland and West Antelope, and the ! Greenfield district voted the tax measure two years ago. ; It is noted in a report, issued re- Icemly from the county superintendent's office that In-fore a district may be taxed above Mi cents on ;each $lnn assessed property valuation for sir.light school terms and IMP cents where a kindergarten Is added, it is necessary that such additional tax rate he voted by a majority of the eligible voters voting in any given school district In the state. The wide difference in tax rates in various districts Is due, largely, to the fact that in the districts paying the highest rates there is small property value per pupil, anil in addition tn that there is often a small average daily attendance so that such districts receive little state aid. Out of the (17 school districts in Kern county last fiscal year. -1!) were assessed less than the Sil cent rate, while L'-l paid above the statutory maximum Need Adjustment* "The Monies I hemselves constitute sufficient evidence to show that! there is a need I'nr a greater c|iiali- /.linn 1.1 1 cnsts among the districts in h county,' 1 Hnsiness Manager John 1 Itoss stated. This year there are three less school districts than last Near, Wildwood having merged with Maple district, and (iranite and West Antelope having been suspended. SI'KLLMAN IN KNULAMt LONDON. Sept. 1. UP)—Archbishop I-'rancis J. Spollman of New York City arrived in England today to visit. I'nited States Military Hospitals and army air fields, and to confer with Catholic chaplains. Ik- has been in Italy. BEAT riHE" HEAT To aid in preventing heat rash as well at) to relievo and BOO the prickly heat and heat-rash irritated skin, use Mcxsana, the soothing, medicated powder. Just sprinkle this refreshing comforting powder well over such irritated skin. Costs little. Got Moisuna. IN HATS FOR FALL Fall hate sparkle ... in rich, new colors . . . with ornamental touches ... in every way. Heavenly, flatter- ing! new versions are here now... ready lor inspection. $ 3.95 ,.19.50 MAIN FLOOR JUSf ARRIVED—THE NEW FALL COLLECTION OF DOBBS HATS-EXCLUSIVE AT WEILL'S T Miss Yvonne Rita Summers Marries William F. Lovell FELLOWS, Sept. 1.—The garden of her parents' home was the setting for the marriage of Miss Yvonne Rita Summers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Summers of the Texaco lease near Fellows, to Chief Petty Officer William Frank Lovell, Saturday evening, August l!fi. Preceding the ceremony, Mrs. Charles Jones, accompanied on the violin by her husband, Charles Jones, sang "At Dawning" and "I Love You Truly. ' The Reverend Stanley Hail Roberts of the Taft Presbyterian Church, performed the double ring ceremony before an altar fashioned of an ivy covered, trellis banked with white oleander. The bride wore an empire style white satin wedding gown with fingertip veil, and carried a shower, bouquet of orchids, gardenias and carnations. She *van given in mar- | riage by her father. i Mrs. Alan Klnnebruw, matron of j honor, wore peach colored taffeta ! gown and carried peach gladioli. ' (ieoj-ge Lovell attended his In-other , as best man. One hundred relatives and friends j of the bride and groom attended the i cerr-:nony. A reception was held j for the guests under an arbor decorated in silver wedding bells and white ribbon streamers, following the ceremony. The bride is a graduate of Midway Grammar School, Taft High School and the University of California at Berkeley. The groom is a graduate of the Taft High School and has been in the service of the United States Xuvy for the past four years. He is a chief aviation metalsmlth, stationed for the present at Alameda. He is the son of Mrs. Corinthia Lovell and W. A. Lovell of Taft. After a short wedding trip the young couple will be at home at 3212 Briggs avenue, Alameda. Prior to the wedding, on the evening of August L'4, a bridal shower for Mrs. Lovell was given by the ladies of the Presbyterian Church in the church social room. Many lovely gifts from the 35 guests present were opened and admired by the honored guest. A game was played with prizes being won by Mrs. Lovell, Sr., and Mrs. O. W. Summers. At the. conclusion of the evening the hostesses, Mesdames Irene Bennett, Katherine Chainbers, Rhona Simons, Thelma Downs and Xettie Smith served rereshments. YOUTH CENTER SET FORCITY 20-30 CLUB WILL SPONSOR PROJECT School Head Will Interview Veterans Thomas A. Nelson, veterans' administration representative, will conduct interviews at the United States Employment Service Office j here tomorrow for discharged vete- i ran.s interested in educational and vocational training. discharged veterans are eligible for training both under the fl. I. Bill and previous provisions for discharged and disabled veterans. V. F. W. Commander to Give Radio Address "The Score on Labor Day," will be the topic of an address by Frank Harrison, commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post No. 146S, over radio station KPMC, Saturday at 10 p. m. lie will explain in detail the relationship between the veterans and labor. Dream of half the youngsters of teen age in Bakevsfield will come true soon with the 20-30 Club acting as the local sponsor of a Youth Center Club, judging from the announcement of the club's official committee today. The men backing the Youth Center are Inviting the co-operation of the youth of Bakersfield in making the Youth Center Club the ideal play spot for the boys and girls who have been wishing for something similar to the-USO organizatl<Mi. Bob Roberts, president of the club, said, "We have our eye on an ideal location and we expect to furnish the club, provide games, reading materials, and there will be a juke box and a place to dance. Adequate Supervision "We will have adequate supervision, but of the kind that youth Itself will vote for," said Mr. Hubert*. "We expect boys and girls to help us plan the set-up of the club and we will do the financing and act as advisers. "We will also ask for the co-opera- lion of the community in backing Ihe project for we feel that there Is a need for a real Youth Center here." The 20-30 Club committee working on the project includes: Roland Woodruff, Freal Harvey, Dick Burton, Max Irwin, Robert Strauss, Robert Lankert and Mr. Roberts. Several movements have been launched among teen age youngsters themselves for the establishment of a Youth Center here and such interested young people are invited to make themselves known to the committee by telephoning Mr. Woodruff at 7-7841. ARVIN LINE Time Schedule Bkfld. Arvin Kecne T'chapi Mon'Uth Mojave DX SH DX SH SH DX SH DS SH SA DX SH D . SH DX SH D . S . It . ** 8:00 •* 9:00 •*11:00 *• 1:30 •* 1:30 ** 4:00 ** 5:00 ** 9:00 •»10!00 **11:00 * 8:57 * 9:57 »*12:00 * 2:20 ** 2:20 ** 4:30 » 5:57 * 9:55 •*10:57 •12:00 ••12:45 •• 1:15 *• 1:27 * 1:45 •* 2:57 •• 5:35 •• 3:20 •* 6:05 •• 3:37 •• 6:12 4:05 6:33 ••11:25 **12:00 **12:07 *12:30 Mojave Mon'Uth T'chapi Keene •• 8:45 *• 8:55 *• 9:15 •• 5:15 *• 5:10 •• 5:50 •* 5:05 ** 6:15 Arvin •• 8:00 •• 9:00 ••10:00 ••12:00 *• 1:30 •• 3:30 •• 6:00 *• 6:00 *• 6:55 Bkfld. •9:00 •10:00 •10:50 •1:00 • 2:30 • 4:20 • 6:45 • 6:45 • 7:47 ABB11EVIAT1ONS: D—Daily ; DS—Daily except Saturday; DX—Dally except Sundays and holidays; SA—Saturdays only; SH—Sundays and holidays only; S—Sundays only; *—Arrive; **—Depart; Afternoon schedule appears in blackface type. SAVE TIME—SAVE MONEY Buy Our 10-Ride Commutation Books TERMINALS: Bakersfield, Greyhound Bus Depot; Laraont, Arvin Mutual Water Co.: Arvin, Arvin Pharmacy; Clear Creek, Clear Creek Service Station: Keene, El Rita Store; Tehachnpi, Squires Cafe; Monolith, White's Store; Mojave, Fehrensen Drug Store. Send Them Back to School Weill Dressed TO* Means Well Dressed Everything .... to gladden the heart of the Back-to-School Junior Miss . . . BLOUSES Plain and plaid, exclusively tailored blouses. Smart for wear with skirls or under sweaters. In while, red, blue, green, brown, aqua, yellow, tan, pink. Pique, broadcloth and twill. Sizes 32 to 40. SKIRTS The latest style skirls in plaid and plain colors. Strutter cloth and all-wool crepe. In colors: Powder blue, maize, black, brown, navy. Sizes 12-20. ( 3.98 SWEATERS Sloppy Joe, long sleeve, slipover and coat styles. In purple, Kelly green, light green, powder blue, brown, pink, turquoise, beige, maize, yellow, black, navy blue. Sizes 34-40. 2.98 to$ 4 .79 ,. $ 2 C 45 GYM BLOUSES Regulation gymnasium blouses for use in Kern County Union High School are made of white twill with one convenient pocket. Button front. Extra long shirttail. Sizes 14, 16, 18, 20. 1.39 GYM SHORTS These shorts arc also "regulation" for gym classes. They're cadet blue, with two double-ring buckles for better lit. Made by Broderick. Sizes M, 1(5, 18. $ 1.39 GYM SOCKS To complete your outfit, white regulation socks. They'll wear well and protect your feet. Absorb moisture . . . stretch-resisting. Varied sizes. 39c DRESSES Variety of sport dresses for school and informal social occasions. . . . "Junior Clique" as shown in Mademoiselle. All the new colors for fall. Gabardines and woolens. Sizes 9 to 20. '5.951.'8.95 BASEMENT SPORTSWEAR And also .... Everything to keep the Grammar School Crowd happy . . DRESSES Perky little "back-to-schonl" dresses in many colors for the petite pin-up. We have pinafores, some with gathered bodices, white collars. Lare trim, extra buttons. Sizes 10 to 14. $ 2.25 BLOUSES famous Tuxedo brand tailored blouses. She can wear them with pinafores or skirts. Washable. Stripes, plaids and plains. Sizes 8-16. NEW Candy Shipment Assorted candies, including lemon drops, filled peanuts, butterscotch chips, rumbas and mixed hard candy. Net weight 18,19, 22 ounces, in jars. Ideal for overseas shipment Also large assortment of bar and box candies 89c SWEATERS Short sleeve slip-on sweaters . . . iu beautiful soft pastel slmdes. They're comfortable ami will provide warmth on first nippy days. Sizes 10-16. TROUSERS Well-tailored, dressy gabardine trousers. He'll enjoy these for early school days or for after-school activities. Match or contrast with shirts. Sizes 6-13. SOCKS He'll want several pairs of these, and mother will appreciate their washability. They come iu all colors and stripes. Sturdy cotton. *4.45 29c "1.98 BOYS' SHIRTS We have poplin sport shirts in blue, tan and brown. Long or short sleeves. Sites 6 to 12 and siies 14 to 20. $1.79 to $2.95 "T" SHIRTS Finely woven long sleeve '''I'" shirts, easily laundered. Iu gay, multi-colored stripes to suit the juvenile and growing boy. Small, medium and large. SHOES Just arrived! RATION FREE children's white canvas high top shoes. The plastic soles will not mark your floors. No stamp necessary. Sites 5 to 8. '1.19 »2.95 WEILL'S BASEMENT

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