The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 5, 1944 · Page 5
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 5

Bakersfield, California
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Tuesday, September 5, 1944
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British Planes Blast Huge Nazi Battleship LONDON*. Sopt. ',. (JFl— British naval planes scored bits un the great *:t5,000-ton German battleship Tirpltz itnrt damaged at least Iti other enemy vessels in a series-of recent attacks on enemy shipping in northern waters, the ndmiralfy announced to- iiiBht. The Tirpltz, previously crippled In n Norwegian fjord by British midget submarines and fleet aerial attacks, has recently been reported repaired and making test runs. The attacking? planes damaged six enemy rndio stations, hangars and cipher Installations along the Norwegian coast in the Hnmmerfest area above the Arctic circle near -North Cape. They shot down nine German planes and damaged a number oC others. Kleven British planes were lost. Port Chicago Damage Bill Goes to F. D. R. WASHINflTON", Sept. 5. UP)_Acting at the special request of .Senator IIlram Johnson (R-Cnlif.), the Hen- nte today unanimously passed and *ent to the White House a bill to expedite handling of damage -laims remilting from the July ammunition explosions at Port Chicago. Calif, naval depot. " The measure, introduced by representative Carter (U-Calif.). and already passed by. the House, would allow the navy to pay property dam- flge and personal Injury claims up to $:iOOO each, if submitted in writing within six months after enactment of the bill. Kxi.sting laws limit to $1000 settlements the navy can make and do not include settlements, for death ami injury claims. DENTAL PIATES f HIN u SI LOOM dtin'tol plal« arc | h»ld firmly and comfortably in ploc. with MO Y -w*ih«, alkaline, holding powder. WATCH FOR SXIPKRS-— ThU United States Army radio-telephoto shows Yank- infantrymen of southern invasion forces moving cautiously, watching every building, for snipers ns they advance through streets of a town oast of Toulon on French Kiviera coast. Note Oennnn holmet and rifle in foreground. FIGHTING FRENCH —French women underground fighters, in battle dress with grenades slung from belts, chat in street of Gningamp, Brittany. They guide and scout for Allied forces and help mop up Germans. If you shudder a little when you see this ... and wonder how long before engine trouble may catch up with you.. * why not drive In to see your"l?PM" 6ervice Man and have him.... put in KPM MOTCX OIL, which minimizes varnish and Sludge.... and protects the wear-spots other oils leave dry... so that you can ride in peace, knowing that there's no finer oil at any price. STANDARD OF CALIFORNIA F. R. D. ISSUE IN NEVADA ELECTION McCARRAN, PITTMAN IN RACE FOR SENATE I'AKSiiX CITY. \e\ .. Sept ." <<?*> Nevada y two-term senator. I'. A. McCarrai!. faced a t"st of hi* Senate record in national and inter- affairs today as the state's electorate balloted on his bid for renomination on the Democratic ticket. .MeCarran'-- opponent. Uciitonant- r'liivprnor Vail Pittman. brother of the late Senator Key Pittman. has campaigned vigorously on H "support President Koosevelt" platform while attacking the incumbent's reeonl as "isolationist" and I'nti- UoOM'VPlt. The ('. I. ii. political cation committee is a factor in the ballot battle, \\ilh Mn'an ail's camp claiming the P. A. i'. is supporting Pittman. Both sid'^s claim an anticipated plurality of ::nnii votes. Klei-lion officials ha\e estimated Jn.onn of the ."li.Slii i-pgistPied voters would ca:U ballots tod;iv. fin the Ke|iublican ticket State Senator Kenneth F. Johnson of Carson City. Attorney Kendrick A. Johnson of Keno and (Jeorge \V. Malone are competing. Democratii 1 Kepresentnttve Maurice ,1. Sullivan is opposed for re- nomination by Berkeley L. Bunker, T,as \'e^:is. ilex Hell, Searchlight. Nov.. a former film actor, is unopposed on the Republican ticket. Surrender Tale Starts Flurry l.o.Vl i().V. Sept. 5. (jp—A rumor that Germany bad capitulated—ear- lied by the Brussels radio In HIP form of a denial—caused a flurry in Britain today nd provoked an official denial from supreme invasion headquarters that the Helcb had capitulated. The Brussels station said the original report was broadca'st by a "foreign station." otherwise unidentified. The wi.-py little tumor, quickly branded by the British press association as untrue and "likely" to be i to|lo\vp;| dnriiiK the next few day? i and weeks by many similar, and! equally inaeeiii ate rumors." set tele-! phones and saloon cash registers j ringing in this victory-eager capital. I Some enthusiasts were toasting the end of the war: the more cautious wore checking with newspaper i ffices. Safafrstltltl Call tor nun Tuesdoy, September 5, 1944 $ CHAMPS KLYHKKS fashionable Champs the Germans " A POTENT NECKLACE—Decked out in a necklace of 20-mtn. cannon shells, this tough-looking 1 liombre is a Yugoslav Partisan fighter, one of a number now In Italy, studying airplane mechanics under HAP instructors. ©1944, LYONS-MAGNUS, INC. Used Radios Radio and Appllanct Co. Pox Theatre Building 2018 N ItrMt, Dial MOM High aiul straight, or softly draped, they tarry out tlie Oriental note with gold or jeweled accents. $795 $1/T95 BROCK'S—FASHION FLOOR Joan Miller's slick trick for bark to school . . . tho \Vcskil suit . . . <loiu' in the all-tiniu favorite . . . grey iiieiis\vear Hiinncl, \\ilh peasant touches. Pipe the new skirt, juniors . . . it's for you! . . . Trouser pleated and pocketed, with a his deep center pleat. Grey only, with red 'n green trim. JUNIOR SHOP—FASHION FLOOR

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