The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 5, 1944 · Page 8
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g Tuesday, September 5, 1944 Cfte gaherrfielb CaHtornten between SHARING ^SHEARS By MAK Mrs. Earl Shoesmith of San 1>- andro, president of the California Federation of Women's Clubs, :\ visitor here nt the home of Helen Plaum, reports she likes to dawdle over a nip of coffee in the morning, envies her literary sister B"- naro Wilkinson Overstreet, author nf several books and a verse th;it appears weekly in New York I'. M . whom says Mrs. Slmesmlth is full of energy and amliition in theeaiU' morning. Mrs. Overstrei'l ami !.••! also famous husband. I >i' Hairv Overstreet. wei e recently unrst^ "I Mrs. Franklin I >. Knns.'V ll at Hyde Park, when tertained informal luncheon. They 1-iady to be a rlv They also hail an wander through the liln-ar\ "I Americana today being patlu-reil by the Roosevelts at Hydi- 1'ark, which will be opened to the pub- lie one day. Club leadership in California is In good hands with Mrs. Shoesmith at the helm. She is n person of discerning mind, calm good judgement and likes to study both sides of every question. In addition to that she has a charming personality. Congratulations t" Heather Moon, lovely young singer, who leaves soon for Juillard Music Conservatory, where she nbtained a. SAI'NDKRS Scholarship. Heather made a name for herself in local music circles and promises to forge ahead with further .study and development of her voice. l,eon Payne, blind troubador of the air, who is heard over KERN" daily, sang a group of happy songs the other day. Few persons listening knew that just before Leon went on the air. he received word that his mother had died. True to traditions of "ihe show must go on." Leon sang to his audience as usual and his singing \\iis valiantly done. His program is one that most persons like to listen to because. It is presented without any ostentation and his songs are well-chosen ones. Ruth Reese earned gratitude of nn entire group of mothers North- of-the-River this summer by organizing a puppet show for the children of the community. Children made their puppets, produced their own shows and were so busy all summer, they didn't have time to get into any mischief. It was all a labor of love on the part of Mrs. Reese. One of the most obliging telephone operators is Anna Soils at Kern General Hospital. She is always patient, courteous and good humored. NEW RULE FOR USED CAR MEN DEALERS MUST FILE CERTIFICATE OF SALE Cadet Wives Get Three Electric Plates In answer to an appeal by Bakersfield Red Cross Chapter for hotplates needed by Mintcr Field cadet wives to heat milk for the 12 babies at the Cadet "Wives Hotel, three electric plates were donated Saturday to the home service department. Mrs. W. J. Connor, 716 Wisteria avenue, Dildule, and Mrs. Monroe Homer, 2327 Cedar -street, Bakersfield, were nniong the donors. LocalOfficer Held Prisoner of War Lieutenant James J. Weisel is reported to be a prisoner of war by the war department through Associated Press. Lieutenant Weisel was previously reported missing. Ills wife, Mrs. Eleanor P. Weisel, resides at 309 Oleander avenue. Four Hurt in Traffic Accidents in August F.akersfield traffic accidents in August, 1944, caused injuries to three passengers and one pedestrian, Chief of Police Robert 11. Powers announced today. Thn four mishaps weie caused by disregard of boulevard stop, bicycle without lights on the wrong side of the street, violation of right of way and intoxicated driver, he reports. John F. Lyles Is Prisoner of War Second Lieutenant John F. Lyles, husband of Mrs. Jeaue C. Lyles, 71(i Wisteria avenue, Oildale, is a prisoner of war, as reported by the war department through the Associated Press. Lieutenant Lyles was recently awarded the Air Medal. On and after September 12, dealers as well us all other seller*, must file a certificate of transfer with their local war price and rationing boards reporting their purchase of used cars, the Fresno district OPA office announced today. Dealers, and other sellers generally engaged in the business of selling used cats, also will be required to file with thru- local boards, not later than Sent ember 21, an inventory report of all used cars In their stocks on September 1 1. Prior to this amendment to the used car regulation, purc'ri^es of used cars by dealers did rot. ha\" to be reported to local 'nurds'. This suited in some dealers otferinu to buy used cars above Vgal ceilings. Because certificates -:f transfer were riot required III sales to dealers, there was, no ready way ol checking whether dealers had n.iid higher than "as is" prices—which are maximum prices for dealers' purchases. In order to curl) the practice of purchasing used cars at higher than maximum prices the industry re-iuested OPA to require that all purchases be reported to the local war price and rationing boards. By making It necessary for dealers, as well as all other buyers of used cars, to file certificates of transfer, price clerks at the local boards will be able to check nil sales of used cars for price violations. Dealers, and other sellers generally engaged in the business of selling used cars at. n'tail. must file certificates covering' iheir purchases not. later than five days after the purchase is made. Each certificate requires 'A complete description of the cav being sold, the selling- price und a certification by both buyer and roller that the price is not in violation of tile established celling for that cur. Since there was formunv no requirement that dealers tile certificates for purchases made, the new action makes, it necessary for OPA to have a check of their stocks as of September 31, 1944, in order for the certificate reporting their purchase to have any effect. This check will be obtained in the. inventory report and will permit OPA to determine, in future transactions, should have been ETAO1N ETAO1N whether a certificate of transfer should have been filed at the time the dealer purchased the car. CABIN BURNS A cabin and contents in Black Gulch, belonging to Percy Chavez, was destroyed by flames Sunday at noon. Sequoia National Forest Service authorities reported today. The Isabella ranger station sent firemen to put out the blaze, -which caused a loss of $450. You'll be rieaitd to Meet PM't mellow good uste at half, past-su tonight . . . proud to invite • friend to a Pleasant Moment, For this it the finest-flavored, smoothest of whiskey blends , , . a Pre-war Memory doubly prised in busy '441 BUY Af0*E WAR BONDS National Dlstillrn Products Corporation, New York. 86.8 Proof. A Blend of Straight Wblaklei Gold Bond Rock Wool ,../nsures Summer Comfort ... Saves Up to 30% of Winter Fuel SCORCHING summer heat is kept out of your home by the fleecy blanket of fireproof Gold Bond'Rock Wool that can be quickly installed by our trained workmen. In winter, it cuts your fuel needs as much as 30% . . . pays for itself . . . helps solve the fuel shortage problem. Up to three years to pay. Find out now—before the big fall rush—how little it costs. L H. CLAWSON CO. CONTRACTORS and APPLICATORS 2705 NIlM §tr««t Phon* »-9727 a IB Gold Bond Rock Wool Insulation keep* •ummer heat out and furnace warmth in. That'i why in winter, room* are warmer with lea fuel and in tummer are 8°tol5° cooler even on the hottest days. \VOl ! M»KI>— First Sergeant K.l- \vanl I-. Kerans bus been wounded in action In the: Knropean area, arcordmK In a report, from the war di'linrtiiiont through United 1'resK. His wife, Mrs. • Mabel ]).. Ker.'ins, resides at (ill) Union avenue. Kenneth Frick Gets Oak Leaf Cluster An additional Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of an additional Air Medal was awarded to First Lieutenant Kenneth E. Frick as pilot from May 19 to May 26, 1944. Lieutenant Frick Is stationed in the south Pacific. Amount of Survivor Benefit Explained "How Arc the Amount* of Survivors' Kent-fit* IMerniined?" The amount of a survivor's benefit payment is based on the primary benefit of the deceased worker, with respect to whose wages it is paid. A widow's benefit is three- fourths of the worker's primary benefit. A child's benefit is one-half of the deceased worker's primary benefit. Fur example: A young man who received wages averaging $150 per month over a period of 6 years, dies, leaving a widow and one child, Based on his average monthly wage of $15", his prinmry benefit would amount to Sol.50. His widow would ftet three-fourths of that or $'J!!.(j:! per month. I'ayments for the child would lie one-half of $31.50 or $ir>.7."> per month—making a total uf $;i'.i.:is per month for ills widow and child. For further information call or wvitc the Bakersfield office of the Social Security Board located at liO'J Professional building, Bakersfield. KDIT >R'H NOTK—This In the tenth in u soriofl of articles explaining federal old age :itnl snrvivnrH insurance laws, MAN FOUND DEAD Apparently the victim .of a heart attack, an unidentified man was found dead today by the side of the highway near Devil's Den by passing motorists, according to the Kern coroner's office. His body was taken to Wasco while authorities sought to complete an identification. Kern Men in Service Corporal Kermit A. Terry Is a parachute specialist in a bombardment group which has set the record of 500 bombing missions over enemy territory. Corporal Terry has been overseas since November, 1942, and has been stationed in North Africa, Tunisia and Algeria. He has earned the European Middle East African campaign ribbon with three battle stars and has also been awarded the Good Conduct Medal. He is the nephew of Mrs. Pearl Blankenshlp and Harold and D. L. Rile yof Fellows. Private Max E. Reed, whose former address was 2831 Niles street, has completed his basic training for the army air forces at Amarillo Army Air Field. Before entering the service he attended East Bakersfield High School and was employed as parts clerk at Chanslor * Lyon I Company. j Aviation Student Eustace C. Her- j liert, -3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eustls ! Herbert, 0^:1 San Emldio street, has ! reported to the army air force training command's advanced flying school at Altus, Okla., to begin the last lap of his military pilot, training. Jack Hood, radioman second class, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. A. Hood of 27lii Park Way, is h->me on a 14-day lea^e from his station a! San Diego. A graduato of Bakersfield High School, he has been in the navy 17 months. Captain and Mrs. Fred Burke and daughter, Judith, have been spending a 15-day leave with Captain Burke's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Burke of 146 Ray street. Captain Burke is stationed at Camp Swift, Texas. Sergeant Frank E. Wagers has been awarded the Bronze Star by MaJor-General Walter M. Robertson for gallantry in action in France. His wife, Mrs. Hanna Bea Wagers, resides at 507 Fig street. Ed FOBS, aviation radio technician first class, and his wife are visiting in Taft while Foss is on leave from his duties as Instructor at Corpus Christ), Texas, Naval Air Training Center. Private Clarence Harder of 1215 Pacific street, has arrived at the fieK artillery replacement center, Fort Bragg, N. C., for basic training. After initial training, he will be transferred to a field organization. Weather Forecast Given for Valley The weather forecast for the fanners of the southern San Joaquin valley, as prepared by the United States weather bureau, in co-operation with the Kern county farm adviser's .office of the agricultural extension service, Is reported to be: "Continued clear and hot today and tomorrow with temperatures decreasing at the end of the week. Fall vegetable crops should be given an ample supply of water. The temperature indicates a normal ripening of fruits. Maximum expected today, 103 degrees; 100, Wednesday; and 98, Thursday. There will be a low humidity ranging from 15 to 40 per cent. Highest temperature yesterday was 98." Local Man Completes State Guard Training Sergeant Charles C. Scharpenber*', Bakersfield, non-commissioned oflfc cer of the state guard, has just completed a week of extensive training in military tactics at Fort Cronkhite, Marln county, according to Brigadier-General Ray W. Hays, adjutant-general. Men selected throughout the state for this training were given Instruction in bayonet, rifle, machlnegun, compass, road blocks, first aid, shelter tents, and Interior guard duties. — ^ Edison P. T. A. Meet Scheduled Thursday A meeting of the executive board of the Edison School Parent-Teachers' Association will be held at 7 p. in. Thursday in thfe Edison School. Mrs. R. M. Graffius, publicity manager, announced today. Mrs. Graffius said that the budget and program for the following year will be planned. Mrs. Stanley Thompson, president, requests the attendance of all members. . CENTER CLOSED The Oildale Red Cross production center will be closed tonight and every Tuesday night from now on, according to Mrs. Frank Schamblin, production chairman. 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