The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 8, 1944 · Page 3
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 3

Bakersfield, California
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Friday, September 8, 1944
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Taft School Setup Is Outlined at Chamber Meet TAFT, Sept. 8.—A synopsis o£ the , school set-up 1'or the coming year was outlined to the Chamber of Commerce members at their regular meeting recently by the new dean of Taft Union High School and Junior College, Eugene Johnston. The enrollment is approximately RIO in the high school and 25 in the junior college, which is slightly higher than last year. Taft Junior College has been approved as a school lor returning veterans. - A new course "Driver Education", has been introduced into the curric- Jaft Fortress Pilot Missing in Action TAFT, Sept. 8.—Mrs. Jack Hillary has been notified by the war department that her husband, Lieutenant Jack Hilllary, has been miss- Ing in action over Germany since August 24. Lieutenant Hillary, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl H. Hillary of 429 E street, is pilot of a. Flying Fortress. He entered service in December, 1943, and after receiving his commission in October, 1943, at Marfa, Texas, took his transition training at Roswell, N. M., and tactical training at Avon Park, Fla. He was sent overseas in Jiine o£ this year. FACTORY RASH DON'T DELAY \ ^ ^ ANOTHER MOMENT! \' Try This Prompt Medicated Relief! Use what thousands have tried for relievingextemallycaused rash, pimples, itch. Cuticura I Used by many nursti, some hospitals. Satisfaction guaranteed, or maker will refund money. At all druggists. CUTICURA SOAP AND OINTMENT ulum. and it is hoped that it will help to reduce accident. FoolbnH fans will be happy to learn that inter-school football will be resumed this year. Clarence Williams, chairman of the draft board, made the anuuncement that the draft board is the agency chosen to put the returning veterans back into civilian life. An invitation to the populace to visit the youth center which now has 462 paid-up members and a daily attendance of 75 to 100 youngsters, was extended by Verne McLeod, secretary of the chamber. Delano Merchants Outline V-Day Plans DELANO, Sept. S.—The merchants' committee of the local chamber of commerce met recently in the office of the secretary to make plans for the observance of victory in the Allis' campaign in Europe. They are asking all business, houses to co-operate in the following plans; if the victory news breaks before 1 p. m. on any day, all businesses, including liquor establishments are asked to close immediately and stay closed for the remainder of the day. If the victory news breaks after 1 p. m. on any day, business houses are asked to close immediately, and to remain closed for the following day. The police force is asked to cooperate by having an adequate number of men on duty to keep order. Chief of Police II. Lee Martin announces that he has already perfected plans in his department whereby as soon as the news is announced, whichever force, either the night or day, which is off duty, will report at once, making a full and complete force of men on duty. The coming of victory will be announced by the loud and continuous blowing of fire siren. Members of the merchants committee are Grant A. Palmer, Sr., Harry Morris, Joseph Vink, Kels Jensen, and Marvin Cole. to evacuate the battle- Paratrooper Honored in Taft Bond Drive TAFT, Sept. 8.—Sergeant Billy \Vade, paratrooper, is being honored this week by Sina Dunn, in her campaign to sell $250,000 in war bonds for the purchase of t\vo hospital planes the wounded from front. Sergeant "Wade, although a Bakersfiold boy, is well known on the West Side. He was shot and seriously wounded while parachuting to earth from an invasion plane in France, and is now in an army hospital overseas. During the past few days a total of 73 bonds have been sold to honor Sergeant Wade with the bonds totaling $1825. Those honoring Sergeant Wade include Sina and Jimmie Dunn, Mr. anil Mrs. George Wood, Eddie Crow, Miss Alma Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. James Brown, Mr. and Mrs. William K. Sherfey of Joncsburg, Term., Mr. and Mrs. George F. Eding, the Misses Verlynne and Patty Jean Knolcs, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Brown and Mrs. C. ! J . Kirkpalrk-k. McFarland Students Have First Assembly McFarland High School students had the opportunity of meeting new teachers as well as to review school songs and yells during the opening assembly held this week. With Hunlley Webb, faculty member, presiding, e the assembly convened with the singing of the Star- Spangled Banner, with Misses Marilyn Davis at the piano und Barbara Barnelt directing. The new principal, L. A. Wierners, was then intio- cluced, who outlined the general program for the year and stressed the opportunities and obligations of students and faculty. Mr. Wiemors also presented the five new teachers and two hold-over faculty members. The high school has an enrollment of 147, with more students registering each day, according to Principal Wiemers. Tax Rate of $1.20 Okayed at Delano Council Meeting DEI.AXO, Sept. 8.—At the regular meeting of the local city council held at the city hall recently, with all members present, the tax rate for the ]!)44-l!)45 fiscal year was set at the same figure which has prevailed during the past several years. The total rate is $1.20 per $100 valuation. The $1 per $100 assessed valuation goes to make up the general fund. The 20 cents per $100 valuation Is used for the bond fund, which is used as follows: 8 cents for the retirement of the 1317 bonds; 9% cents for retirement of the 1923 bonds: and 2'a cents for retirement of the fire apparatus bonds. At the meeting the budget for the ensuing fiscal year was also adopted. The estimated income is $107,804.65. The estimated expenditures total $100,8(16.04, which leaves a surplus of $6938.61. In order to raise the estimated income assessed valuation on city property has been raised 20 per cent. Formerly It has been assessed at 40 per cent of the valuation, the new rate will be at 60 per cent of the valuation. Building Permit Ordinance Passed to its first reading was an ordinance permitting the issuance of building permits for defense housing, which are not required to conform to the present building code. A motion was carried allowing the re-zoning of lots 29-30-31-32 in block 88, a residential section, to allow the Odd Fellows Lodge to build their hall on that site. T'pon motion made by Councilman William I'erelli-.Mineiti it was voted not to renew the present hog ranch contract at the City Sewer Farm when it expires. Mr! Perelli-Mine,Hi also outlined street improvements and rights-of-way. and elimination of dead end streets which could be done as postwar work if the city will take advantage of the $10,000,000 state fund available by matching amounts to which the city is entitled. As chairman of a special committee appointed to investigate the matter of sewer districts he recommended that, homes on Ninth avenue were ready for sewer installation, and residents could probably install their own line without the formality of forming a sewer district. A motion was carried to have a sewer district, expert and the cit engineer at a council meeting to cor slder the matter of sewer districts. Approves V-Day Plans Harry Morris appeared before th board asking that they co-operat in plans which the merchant's com mittee of the Chamber of Common has formulated for the observane of Victory Pay in Kurope. The conn cil approved the plans and voted t co-operate. Councilman Jack Busch wa named chairman of the local defens council, and Xels Jensen was name as a member of the local rent con trol board to replace Harry Nicke who recently resigned. Lieutenant Rios Now in American Hospital TAFT, Sept. 8.—Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bios have received a letter from Lieutenant Dan Rios stating that he is now back in the United States and is hospitalized at the Valley Forge General Hospital in ward No. 9, at Phuenixville, Pa., where he is receiving treatment for injuries received in a bombing raid in England. Prior to entering service, Lieutenant Rios was employed by the Murvale Oil Company here. He writes that he would like to hear from his friends, who may write to him at the hospital. Maupins Are Parents of 10-Pound Son TAFT, Sept. S.—- Word has been re reived here that Lieutenant and Mrs Owen Maupin are the parents o their first child, a 10-pound, 3-ounc sou born at the Shoemaker Hospita at Livermore, September 1. Th baby lias been named David Owe! Maupin. At present, Lieutenan Maupin is with the naval air force serving in the Aleutians. Mrs. Mau pin, the former Georgine Horitic and niece of Mrs. CJ. J. Hoferer o Taft, is making her home with he parents in Livermore. Lieutenan and Mrs. Maupin attended loca schools. SEPTEMBER COAT WEEK! NOW IN PROGRESS «*«""• This exciting event is causing quite unusual interest among the women of Bakersfield. Little wonder, for it brings you a marvelous collection of distinguished styles one of which you see pictured, (and quite a popular coat it is proving to be). Because it is impossible to adequately cover the selections available here, Brock's invite you to see the complete showing. FUR TUXEDOS FUR COLLARS CASUAL BOY COATS CHESTERFIELDS RAGLAN CASUALS AND OTHERS SEE WINDOWS • *•- i FASHION FLOOR NOTE—All Fur-Trimmed Coals Subject to 20% Federal Excise Tax "Kern Business" Issue Completed The special midyear number of "Kern County Business," issued by the Kern County Chamber of Com- niorec, will be placed in the mail this week, according to President Charles P. Lake. In answer to more than 287 requests for statistical information, the, directory authorized Manager Emory Gay Hoffman to re-issue the review for the industrial department. Information of interest to chamber of commerce members throughout the county is included in the current issue, of "Kern County Business." The 10-page "roundup" issue contains population figures, bank debits and credits, postal receipts, highlights of agricultural. Industrial and employment activities throughout the county and other briefs of general county-wide interest. 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