The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 7, 1944 · Page 7
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 7

Bakersfield, California
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Thursday, September 7, 1944
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FRICTION BLAMED IN OIL RIG FIRE - LOSS ESTIMATED AT $1800 IN LEASE BLAZE Friction from a belt started an oil Hg fire Tuesday at 3:07 a. m. at the Betts Lease, 1 mile east of Woody Road and 1 mile north of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company substation, owned by F. C. Creasy, 1616 Arvin street, Bakersfleld, according to«reports from the county fire department. Estimated loss is $1800. A truck load of grain waa de- Rtroyed by flames Wednesday at norm 10 miles east of Maricopa. Trife truck belonged to R. Willard. 2534 Edison Highway. Sixty-five sacks of grain valued at. $105 were destroyed, and damage to tho trailer was $<i25 ( firemen report. Cause of the fire was friction from a flat tire. Fire burned a shed Wednesday at 8:59 p. m. at Sunset Boulevard west of Arvin, owned by A. J. Fowler, PlHmo Beach, and rented by W, P. Aday, Route *, Box 110-J, Arvin. A careless smoker caused the blaze which was extinguished by county orews from Arvin, Lament and Greenfield, fire officials report. The city fire department put out ft small trash fire Wednesday at fi:49 p. m. at the 2800 block on California avenue, and a minor car fire Wednesday at 6:50 p. m. at 425 Golden State Highway. No loss was reported from either fire. 45 American-Born Japs Killed in Italy WASHINGTON, Sept. 7. Forty-five American soldiers of Japanese ancestry with next-of-kin living in relocation centers have been killed in action In Italy, WRA Director Dillon S. Mycr reported today to Secretary of Interior lakes. Other casualty telegrams received in the centers have told of 92 wounded and two missing. GENERAL AGENT WANTED for KERN COUNTY Well-established, old-line, legal reserve Life Insurance Company wants a General Agent to take charge of Kern County. Prefer man with record of personal production and ability to hire, train and supervise agents. Substantial commissions, including override. Thorough training given to prepare you to successfully handle this job. Reply in confidence to Box 833-F, The Bakersfleld California!!..- Taf t City Schools Set to Resume Classes Sept. 11 TAFT. Sept. 7.—All school buildings of the Taft City system have had their summer overhauling 1 in preparation for the re-opening of school on September 11. The cafeteria has had an addition to its kitchen space which will house a large baking oven, also a steam cooker with capacity enough to care for the cooking of all raw foods in a quicker and more healthful manner than by the open stove method. Mrs. Gladys Cooper, an experienced caterer and manager, has been placed in charge as cafeteria director. She succeeds Mrs. Emma Lasley, who will devote her entire time to teaching in the domestic science department of the schools. It Is planned to furnish pupils with a wholesome, well-balanced hot plate lunch for 15 cents. Lunch Tickets Parents are reminded that lunch tickets may he purchased, tints relieving the parents of providing the lunch money daily for the payment of the' meal. The closing of the kindergarten building In Ford City, pending the inspection of the building by the state division of architecture, necessitates the housing of the second grade In other buildings. These children will be transported to their new rooms from the Ford City building. Circulars will be sent out to parents, acquainting them with the placement of their children. The superintendent met with the executive group of the faculty on Thursday afternoon, when final assignments of the teaching force were marie. Program Completed Another conference with the executive group \v;is held "Wednesday. September fi, at '2 p. m. : when the finishing touches were given to the program for tho year. A general assembly of all the teaching force was scheduled 2 p. m. today. Teachers will then bo turned over to tlio principal of the school in which they are expected to teach. The remainder of the week will be devoted to getting the classrooms supplied and in order that everything will be in readiness to make Monday a regular school day. The executive group remains the same as last year: James A. Joyce, city superintendent; Mrs. Martha Ellen Cheney, deputy, director of education; Harold Weaver, deputy, director of classroom placement tests and measurements; T)r. Agnes Tarr, school physician; Dr. A. Burgess, school dentist. Miss Nell Turner and Mrs. Kathorine Eppley, school nurses; Mrs. Pharlsie Jo Johnston, dental hygienist; Leroy Carlson, director of child welfare and attendance; Miss Edith Callahan, speech correction and Improvement: Mrs. Elizabeth Borden. dean of girls; Milton Ross, principal of Lincoln school; Mrs. Nellie Williams, principal of "Roosevelt school; Waldo William*, principal of Conley find Taft Heights; Mrs. Marie Farlow, principal of Jefferson school and "Mrs. Edith McAdams. principal of Tnl't primary and nursery school. Indications point to an attendance equal and probably surpassing that of last year. Taft schools will have a number of now teachers taking the place of i faculty members who have left the for service or accepted positions elsewhere. New members of the facility include Austin Adulr, who succeeds Jack Mark.i as instructor of band and orchestra; Miss Caroline J. Lynch and Mrs. Esther King 1 , teachers of kindergarten; Mrs. Ruth Ross and Mrs. Marjorle Cavins, fifth grade; Mrs. Anna Vierra, third grade; Miss Marjorie Barnes, second grade; Miss Albina Mahart, fourth grade; Mrs. Margaret Healy, special intermediate grade: Mrs. Ruth LeGar Amend, sixth grade; Miss Margaret Heidenreich, intermediate music; Miss Constance Feliz and Mrs, June Herndon, first grade; Mrs. Florence Michaud, junior high. Teachers in the various schools and their grade placement are as follows: Conley School—Clemintine Brooks, kindergarten; Elsie Barnes, first grade; Rachel Vann, second grade; Irene Feliz, second grade; Eleanor Johnston and Mayme Price, third grade. Taft Heights School—Pauline Massey, kindergarten; Beulah Muir and Marcelle Morris, first grade. Taft Primary School—Caroline Lynch, kindergarten; Rosaline Nauman, first grade; Ethel Britto, second grade; Margaret Healy, Intermediate grade. Jefferson School—Georgia Graves, kindergarten; Esther King, kindergarten; Constance Feliz and June Herndon, first grade. Roosevelt School—Mae Roberts and Margery Barnes, second grade; Ada Dunn, Bertha Askew, and Ann Vierra, third grade; Mary Lillian Elder, Pearl Feltman, Marion Doolittle, Albina Machart and Mary Fenneman, fourth grade: Vina Brnm- ham, Ruth Ross, Ernest Cuthhert- Alsi<* Bullin. Marjm-ie Cavins Ruth Ingersoll, fifth grade; ?p Pratt, Ruth LeGar Amend and Martha Nicholson, sixth grade; Leroy Carlson and Jane Bush, physical education; Margaret Helnden- reich, muslo; Juanita Smith, art. Lin roln School—Gertrude Crafts nnd Mildred Pyatt, sixth grade; Mary rhristner, Ann Axtell, Beryl Adams, Grace Holden. Muriel Hjersman, Sarah Gray, Jessie Stockman, Florence Michaud and Faye Williams, departmental; Garetta He ward, art; Lois Martin and Austin Adair, music; Claude Walsh and Hazel McKern, physical education; Emma Lasley, home economics, and Frank Towne, shop. Che gafterfflcft CaltfOrnfam Thursday, September 7, 1944 7 — . — - - - .- -- — - —• —^ ^—, . _ _ . _. w I sun and Youth Exonerated in Shatter Boy Death At an inquest yesterday at Janzen Funeral Home, Shafter, into the death of Billy Lee Shay, 11, of Shafter, who was killed Sunday when he was struck near his home by a car driven by Sam Scott, Jr., 15, of Route 4, Box 502, a coroner's jury returned a verdict exonerating Scott and stating that Shay met his death by accidental cause, Coroner N. C. Houzo announced today. Young Scott has been released on recognizance pending trial in Juvenile Court, at a date not set, on a charge of operating a vehicle without license, California State Highway office attaches said today. Special purchase of smart occasional chairs and rock- crs now offered at substantial savings.... 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