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Bakersfield, California
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Monday, August 24, 1936
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iMK BAKERSF1ELD CALIFOUNIAN, MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 1!»3fi HENRY FONDA 10 LEGAL LIGHT Mrs. George Brokaw Engaged lo Noted Young Film and Stage Star (Amoclatcd Prat Seated Wire) NEW YORK, Aug. 24.—A Kuro- ptan acquaintanceship between socially prominent Mrs. George T. Brokaw and Henry Fonda, stage and screen star, lias resulted In their engagement, It became known today. Mrs. Brokaw, whoso late husband was a lawyer and well known sportsman, met the young actor In London Jn June. Engaged They became engaged In Germany while he was working on a film production. Plans for their wedding have not been announced, but Mrs. Brokaw will sail for home next Sion- clay. Fonda, a native of Grand Island, Neb., studied journalism at the University of Minnesota before deciding to become an actor. He scored a Broadway hit in 1934 In "The Farmer Takes a Wife," which (ilso was hie first movie role last year. He played opposite Janet Gaynor In the fllmf version. Since then movie-goers have seen him In " 'Way i)own East," "I Dream Too Much," "Trail of the Lonesome Pine" and "Spendthrift." His first marriage—to Margaret Sullavan, the film actress—was ended In divorce. Was Miss Seymour Mrs. Brokaw "Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene F. Seymour, who announced her engagement from their .summer home at Mount Klneo, Maine. She married Brokaw In 1931, and ,they had one daughter. Her husband died In May, 1935. NOW SHOWING BANK IB Itlng Hurt TONlOHT THEY GAVE UP LOVE ..THAT AN EMPIRE MIGHT •EMRN! TEXAI RANGER* FRtDMai MURRAY JACK OAKIf IEAN PARKIR TVTOW showing at the l'\ix theu- - 1 -™ let- Is Ralph Bellamy In the "Final Hour," an absorbing story of a man who fought his way back to a position of nower and proml- rience In world affairs. It Is based on. a story by Harold Shumate. The supporting cast Includes Marguerite Churchill, John CJallaudet and Llna Banquette. The associate feature on the program IB "The Texas Rangers," n thundering drama of Iron- hearted men who freed the American frontier from war maddened savages and mob rule. The cast Includes Fred MacMurray, Jack Oakle, Jean Parker, Lloyd Nolan ana Edward Ellis. Completing the program Is the latest Silly Symphony In color, "Toby Tortoise," and latest news events. Jurgens' Band Has Record of Success Dick Jurgens" dance blind, coming to cool Union avenue pavilion tomorrow night, was organized In S930 and has an enviable record since that time. The young conductor's first engagement was at Uonner lake, followed by several Reasons at the Hotel Senator and Club Shftllmar In Sacramento. A limited engagement at San Francisco's St. Francis brought Jurgens' band such popularity they were brought back for an extended engagement. Afterward they were hfrurd nightly at the Palomar In Los Angeles. Record-breaking run at .Tanzen Beach, Portland, was followed by stays at the Olympic hotel In Seattle, Saltalr Beach, Salt Lake City and the Cocoanut Grove of the Ctifla del Rey In Santa Cruz. Bakersfleld and Kern county dancers enjoyed his rhythm and the capers of his collegiate musicians earlier this year In a one-night engagement. ' MAD SCIENTIST Three Contracts on Highways Let (United rrett Lcated Wire) SACRAMENTO, Aug. 24.— Three contracts for highway Improvements in northern California have been awarded by the state department of public works. The largest contract went to Callsen Embleton Company, Albany, for widening 2.7 miles of the Tahoe- Uklah highway between Williams and a point east, In Colusa county. The roadbed will be surfaced and 3-foot borders constructed. The price was $21,161.50. Frederlckson & Westbrook. Lower Lake, was awarded a $13,876 contract for placing a gravel blanket on 8 miles of route 83 between Slerravllle and Calplne In Sierra county. Alfred H. Vogt Company, Incorporated, Ran Francisco, was given a contract to construct the Yerba Buena. Island garage of the San Kan Francisco-Oakland bay bridge. The price was $14,033. Rep. T. L. Blanton Defeated in Texas (Antedated Prat Lcated Wire) DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 24.—Victor Saturday over Thomas L. Blanton, veteran congressman, Clyde Garrett, stocky Eastldnd county judge, who never had branched out beyond county politics, Was ready today to assume a prized political post—a place In the national Congress. Garrett defeated Blanton, representative from the Seventeenth district irt Congress for 20 years, for the Democratic nomination which In Texas ordlnarly Is tantamount to election. With only about BOO votes uncounted, Garrett held 33,314 votes to 18,218 for Blanton, dubbed by friends "the watchdog of the treasury." • »* Sheriff, Rancher SlainjJVIan Held (Attainted Prett Leated Wire) KERRON, Utah, Aug. 24.— Sheriff William Black, 47, and Roy Black, 40, a rancher, were slain Saturday In a shooting authorities said was described as the climax of a controversy over water rights. Hugh Wayman, 33, brother-in-law and neighbor of Black, was taken In cus- today. Deputies said he gave himself up. JOKE NOT APPRECIATED LONG BEACH. Aug. 24. (U. P.>— Alfred Garnett told police he simply meant It as a joke when he took a police car from In front of a station and left It in a vacant lot hitched securely to a mule. Garnett's record showed a robbery conviction. He was sentenced to five years for his joke. CUT-UP «. HALPH BELLAMY MwiHMittCIHNICHIU 2 BIO HITS—7 AND t TONIGHT BANK on ANOTHER BIO NIGHT of Funl BANK I Show on a Grind TONIGHT Jane WITHERS "LITTLE MISS NOBODY Claire TREVOR Brian DONLEVY "HUMAN CARGO" Pete SMITH "AIM HOPPERS" VIRGINIA Open 12-11 p. m.—20e and 10c Orchestra Jane Withers grand attractions make •J- up the program showing today and tomorrow nt the Fox California theater. The first is Jane Withers In the comedy riot, "Little Miss Nobody," with Jane Darwell, Harry Carey and Sara Haden. The second feature is the exciting Secret Service story, "Human Cargo," with Brian Donlevy, Claire Trevor, Alan Dlnehart and Ralph Morgan. Attraction number three Is Pete Smith's "Air- Hoppers." Fox Movietone News with Lowell Thomas, Lew Lehr and Kd Thorgenson completes the program. TODAY and TOMORROW Warner Baxter and Ann Lorlng In "The Robin Hood of El Dorado" and Liurtl and Hardy In a Feature Length Comedy "Tht) Bahamian Girl" NEWS and CARTOON TODAY—2 BIQ FEATURES Grace Moort', Franchot Tone in "THE KINO STEPS OUT' and Ken Maynard In "AVENGING WATERS" Comedy Cartoon News GRANADA TODAY AND TUESDAY Jsm«s SUwsrt, Wendy Bsrrie In "SKID" Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy in "FUHY" Comedy, News, Cartoon Tomorrow Night Tuesday, August 25 UNION AVENUE DANGE PAVILION DANCING 9 TO 1 Admission 55c IJunel Harry more Tf/HBHB IB the cynic who be- Wllevos there's nolhlnc now under the Bun? Hore Is the answer that proves him wrong—the unquestionable, visual, audlblo proof. For here la Lionel Hiirrymore, that great dramatic artist whose Impressive voice and powerful personality are known to millions, as a female Impersonator! Never before has the famous star appeared In a role so amazing:, so weird, so tremendously fascinating—as he does now In "The Devil Doll," now playing at the Nile theater on a new double feature program with "Bengal Tiger." Here is a spectacular demonstration of the limitless scope of the motion picture, the story of a great scientist gone mad In his efforts to control the atom. Ho conceives the fantastic theory that if all living creatures could be reduced to one-sixth of their natural size, the world would be better, with food and necessities for all. The supporting players Include Maureen O'Sulllvan and Frank Lawton. Radio Programs Tonight KOO-KfO—Nitlentil BrnidtMlIno Ctmiiiny—dipnlln irogrimi It: KFI, KECA, KF80. KOW, HEX, K0MO. NMO, KJH, KOA, KOA. KOHL, KOYL, KOIR, KTAR. KFRC-CB8—Don Let and Columbia—suppllil progrtmi to: KHJ. K(18, KD8. KMI, HOW, KERN. KOL. KVI. K8L. KOIN. KEPY. 8(00 to 5:30 p. ill. KEftN ami network—nartln Th«a- tro pre>«entH Oitkln and Helen Twolvatroea In "Une Sunday Afternoon." NBC network-—Visiting With Cnji- taln DobbH, KKl, KPO. WnXAI—Recordings; r>:1o, Mno. Hlmiiclf. KNX—Dick Tracy; 5:15, Miuirlco'n OrchoHtra to r>:45. 8i30 to 8:00 p. m. KHUN and network—lladlo Then.- trn. NBC network—Blue 1'rclildc, KKl, KPO, WOXA1—RecordlnBH. KNX—G:46, Musical to «:Ui. 6iOO to 8i30 p, m. KETIN and network—B*n Bornlo Orchestra. NBC! network—Contented program, KFI, KPO. W6XA1—News Flashes; 6:1B, Dinner Concert to 6:46. KNX—fl:lB, News. 6:30 to 7:00 p. m. KERN—March of Time; 6:46, U. A. Rolfe Orchestra. NBC network—Great Lakes Symphony, KKl, KPO. W8XAI—8:45, Sketches In Melody. KNX—Drury Lane; C:4G, Vasa- bondla. 7:00 to 7:30 pi m. K13RN—Oco. K. Htlss: 7:15, Renfrew of the Mounted. NBC network—Amos and Andy; 7:15, Lum and Abner, KFI, KPO. W6XAI—Let's Dance; 7:15, Uolitnd Curran. KNX — Rimer floes Hollywood; 7:15, Martin Thomas. 7:30 to 8:00 p. m, KKRN and network—Pick und Pat. NBC network—Margaret Speaks, KFI, KPO. \VliXAI-hnvo Slnry; 7:45, Cecil nml Hally. KNX — Nnwlywods; 7:15. Kins Cowboy. SiOO to 8i30 p. m. KI'JRN-Slcwiirt Mafcee; H:15, 11. A. RlRhtmlre. NBC network•- FMihor MuCleo and Molly, KKl, KPO. WBXAI — Alfred Klemon; »:IB, Krnnk Wntnimlie. KNX—Officer r>f Ilic l)By: 8:15, PollllPlll. 8:30 to 9:00 p. m. KHUN- K. W. Welsh; 8:45, Political (nlk. NBC' network- mdinnl ttlmbitr'n Orohcmni, KI«M. KPO. WdXAI—Vlr Frnser; 8:45, Homo Folks. KNX — Musical; 8:45, Townsend I Man. B.'OO to 9:30 p. m. KF.RN and network—California's Hour. NBC network—Hawthorne House, KIT, KPO. WflXAI — News Flashes; 0:15, Dramas of Life. KNX—News Flashes; 9:15, Rilbl- noff. 9:30 to 10:00 p. m. KlflllN and network—California's Hour. NBC network—Oriental Gardens orchestra, KFI, KPO. WfiXAI — WBS feature; 9:45, Rhythm and Romance. KNX—CrorkettH. 10:00 to 10:30 p. m. KRUN—World In Review; 10:15, Clms. W. Wlmmer. NBC network — Nows Flashes; 10:15, Southern Harmony Four, KFI, KPO. W6XAI—All request program. 10i30 to 11:00 p. m. AV6XAI—All request program. Political Advertisements , s«sssssasi s( Primary Iliotion, Tunriiy, August 28, Mrs. Post's Flight Postponed Year (Atiociated Prett Leated Wire) FAIRBANKS, Alaska, Aug. 24.— Persistent bad flying weather today caused a year's postponement of Mrs. Wiley Post's flight to Point Barrow to help set monuments at the place where her husband and Will Rogers crashed to their deaths August 15, 1935. Mayor E. B. Collins said the big Iron crosses, cast here for the ceremony, will be stored until next season. when the party will take them north and set them up on the anniversary of the airplane tragedy. The mayor made the announcement on behalf of General A. D. McRae, who sponsored the flight plans while on a visit with his daughter, Mrs. R. P. Baker, Vancouver, B. C. Innocent Victim's Condition Grave WATSONV1LLE, Aug. 24.— Hazel Ayers, 3-year-old Innocent victim of a shooting In which her mother, Mrs. Floyd Ayers, and a friend, Austin W. Martin, were killed In a double slay- Ing, hovered between life and death today in a Watsonville hospital as letters arrived from all parts of the" country Inquiring Into her condition. Tho girl was struck by a bullet which passed through the back of her mother while she Was sitting In a car with Martin. It was fired by Jack Bennett, 55, who later committed suicide by shooting himself in Mount Madonna Park, 10 miles east of Watsonville. BUILDING PERMITS INCREASE PASADENA, Aug. 24. (A. P.) — Pasadena building permits to date Beverly Hills Sees Indian Maharajah (Aetooiated Frett Leated Wire) BEVERLY HILLS, Aug. 24.—Beverly Hills got Its first glimpse today of the Maharajah of Indoro. The Maharajah, It appeared, was Inclined to talk about the weather. He stepped'from an air liner after a transcontinental flight wearing tweeds, tyrolean hat, striped tie and a small mustache. Tho Speech of the 28-year-old prince had an Oxford accent. With his wife, he Is the guest here of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Levy. RESIGNS; ESCAPES TRIAL ALAMKDA, Aug. 24. (U. P.)— Bruce Monro, one of 'five city officials Indicted during a Grand Jury Investigation of administration Irregularities, today resigned as a mem- this year are J2.256,810 compared | her of the city council, and thereby to $2,250,650 at this time last year. I escaped trial. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT .1. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT FOR GOinC ERST SHHTR FE THRU •^ OF THE MANY reasoni (or mini t S«nt« Fa Tr«ilw«y« bus on your next trip east, tea are lilted btlow. 1 Real economy, Chicago for ex* ample $29.50. 2 Fred Harvey Meali, three full meals ai low ai $1 a day. 3 Big, roomy coachei. 4 Lavatory equipped, 5 No draft ventilation. • Harvey Hotel reit (tops. 7 Fast schedules. I Careful drivers. I Coordination with Santa Fe Railway. 10. Grand Canyon Rout* Santa Fe Station, 1904 Fifteenth Street BAKER8FIELD or, any Santa Fe Railway Agent Baroness Plans Atlantic Flight (Asioclatcd Prett Leated Wire) NEW YORK, Aug. 24.— Baroness Eva Von Bllxen-Flnecke of Sweden •aid today she plans to start In about 10 days a transatlantic flight to Stockholm. The Baroness is a pilot, but her compatriot Kurt Bjorkvall, Swedish commercial flyer, will do most of the piloting, she said. Baroness Von Bllxen-Flneckc is only 27 years old and has a stx- year-old son. She was an auto racer before she learned to fly In 1932 at Stockholm. She soloed after five hours Instruction. Her husband, Baron Bror Von Bllxen-Flnecke, owns great estates In Africa, adjoining Ethiopia. - »« » - 1 California May Get Million Orphanage ( Attnciatcd I'rett Leaned Wire) ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 24.— Louisiana or California will be the location for the million dollar orphanage and home for the aged to bo erected for the Order of Ahepa by William G. Hells, New Orleans oil mun, he announced at th,e order's annual convention. Plans for the institution, which Hells said would call for 10,000 acres of ground, are being drafted In Now Orleans. It will be known' as the William G. Hells Foundation Home. • « » - • Life in Prison for Slaying His Friend SHAWANO. Wis.. Aug. 24.— His penalty fixed In a five-minute court session, Laverne Marks, 19-year-old Cllntonville minister's son, today was serving a life sentence in Wan- pun state prison for slaying his friend, Robert Bernstein of Janes- vllle. Marks, returned here Saturday from the Washington state prison. where he was under sentence of 20 years for highway robbery, pleaded guilty to a first degree murder charge when brought before Circuit Judge Edgar Werner the same day. THE SBHTfl FE TRRILUJHVS TWO GUESTS-ONE PRICE" No extra charge for two (tenons occupying th* tame room THE MAYFLOWER LOS ANGELES' NEWEST meif centrally located sewnUwn hatel. Directly nereis from th« Blltmorn •djolnlnr beautiful Library Park RATH CUARANTHD AS PUBLISHID 3so r.uKST norms Deuble S«d> Choice, Twin or Double $2.50^53.00^53.50 V«u Jmn't Itmv* to bmrtmln! All Outside Rooms-AM equipped with tub shower orcninbinatloTi hatli MONTEREY COCKTAIL ROOM Dignified • Infinite • Imait 5flf--"/w anil out" MAYFLOWER HOTEL 515 SOUTH GRAND AVI. ONE PRICE-TWO GUESTS W. L. BRADSHAW Candidate for JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT Kern County Your Support Appreciated Listen in on Station W6XAI Tonight, 9:15 For Transportation to the Polls, Call 1800 HEAR Frederick W. Welsh Candidate for Judge of the Superior Court Over KERN Monday, August 24, at 8:30 p. m. THE PIANO Loved by Young and Old, by Rich and Poor, by Every Race, Color and Creed. Nothing Yet Ha* Been Deviled to Take lt» Place. Your Home Is Not Complete Without a Piano. PRICES AND TERMS TO SUIT YOUR INCOME Don C. Preston Nineteenth and H Street POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT DR. FLETCHER DENTIST Eighteenth Street I'hone 5713 GRUNOW Rifrlfiratm—Rtdits JOHN R. HUFF Ph«n* 2420 1112 GhMlir Avinui To the Voters of the Fifth District Tonight a I 10:15 F nni making my Insl talk before (lit- election tomorrow. I will upprochitr your listening in lo hear my sunimary of the issues in this campaign. CHAS. W. WIMMER SUPERVISOR Fifth District Station KEKN—10:15 John Compton Director of Bakersfield's Summer Recreation Program WILL EXPLAIN WHY SWIMMING IS THE HEART OF A SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAM IN BAKERSFIELD Tonight at 9:45 W6XAI Shall We Vote Bonds for Swimming Pools? • Tune in TONIGHT 8 p. m. Pioneer Radio Station W6XAI Alfred Siemon

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