The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 12, 1944 · Page 6
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\ Tuesdoy, September 12, 1944 (Efre gahergfleft CaHfontten TAFT DEMOCRATS SLATE MEETING CAMPAIGN WILL OPEN AT FORT THURSDAY Orders Placed for 93 New Airliners Orders fur flll now high-speed, in- -riigined airliners were placed day with the iJouglas Aircraft 'inpany liy three nf (ho world's Members of the Democratic party in Taft will open a concentrated campaign for the re-election of l'iesi<l< nt Koosevelt at an election rallv in The Fort, Thursday night, at * p. m. Attending the mass meeting from I'aK- prsfield will be a larue delegation beaded by Wiley C. Don-is. l'"'.il attorney and president of tiie Kcin County Democratic flub. T!-e Thursday rall\ nil! l.t-ial.l other events planneil by tl." Talt Democrats in their diivc to support the Democratic candidate-. I'r.-rni- nejit Taft citizens -uli" "ill !"• pres- cut at The Fort tor tlic m«an luectiug Im-ludi- Supei\i-"i Noon, Ki nest IVtcison. Vine J-ierle .Icssc. K. (' l".n,ni"ns and Mrs. Audrey (.'halini'i.-. -Announcement »-is m.ide today of an open-air rally to >»• !i f i'l by Kern County DcniiK-i.atic Cluli in Lamonl. Saturday. Sei.tenilr..|- p;. The meeting, nt which Mr. Inniis i- - hedtiled to speak, will open at S p. in. and members of all political parties have been invited to atjcn.l. it was announced. ASS.UI.T ril.AKCiKO Charged with assault with a deadly weapon in the alleged stabbing 'of Porn K.'driqup/, Z'2, of K25 South Tnl.ire street. Sunday, Arturo F. De T.a i;"-a. '.••>. <•( Santa Fe yards, was arrcste.l Sunday night by t lie 12110 block of •I. Tli" victim was I ndmittcd to Kern (ieneral Hospital, j Lieutenant .1. 11 l.ounsbury said! vnsterdny. {ONE APPLICATION main looic plain fit rotn- fortnblv (or veckt. Not m powder—nal a pane. Thou- landfl delighftd. Hronom- irnli tubo 39c and 98c (I Rood drug •torti. • -V-BACK GUARANTEE i test iites nt a meeting in New >i k City, it was. announced here lay Signing i>f (lie contracts marked the first large-scale concerted move to provide domestic and international airways witli sky giants in th» immediate postwar period. Total cost of the planes will exceed J'lO.OiiO.don. The contracts were placed by the American Airlines, Pan American- Grace and t'nited Air Lines. They called for delivery of 2, r i Douglas HC--IS and '.W Douglas DC-fis to American. :! DC-fis to Pan American- Clrace. ami 10 T)C-4s pins L'O DC-Os In I'nited. 1'nder discussion, but not read* for signatures, are additional eon- tracts with ('".astern Air Line's, one of the original lour airlines which had these plain's on order before the w;ir. anil other large operators in the I'nited States and abroad. I'nlted Air Lines announced that within a week it would sign a contract for an additional Ki DC-Ks, making a total of f.d four-cngined planes in all for this company. American also expects to order additional four-engined Douglas planes. between SHARING /^SHEARS COMMISSIONED—In recognition of outstanding service, on the Fifth Army front in Italy, Francis M. Michael lias been given a field commission of second lieutenant. The lieutenant, whose wife and daughter live in liakersfleld, enlisted in the medical corps in 1!ll!f and served as laboratory technician tor three years at Triplcr General Hospital, Honolulu. Honorably discharged in 1!)4U, he returned to work at Kern General Hospital, until he entered the army again in November, 1!(4^, when he was again assigned to the medical corps. TEETH DENTUREZE NEW AIRLINERS—Three of the world's largest airlines, American, Pan-Ariiericnn-Grace and United, have placed orders for ill) new high- speed airliners with Douglas Aircraft Company. By MAE SAfNDERS Hardly hail the dust of battle in Paris settled and victory won by the Allies when a new battle began. I'nited States stylists, who have had the fashion market entirely as their own field, eagerly scanned news from Paris about what was "being worn." They are now resenting the fact that Paris women, despite their hardships, are among the most smartly clad, even if poverty-strlrcken. One fashion analyst, referring to prewar days, immediately deflates the Parisian fashion balloon with these observations: "One report from Paris itself declares categorically that Paris is still the style center of the world and cites women in full-skirted tight bodiced printed dresr with brightly-colored shoes as proof. The result Is confusing to those who did not know Paris in prewar days. In that time, the French were, the first to admit that, on the average, American women had morn and prettier clothes than French women. Where thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, aspire to be fashionable In this country, the French ranked elegance above fashion and classed it as one of the arts. The rank and file of Frenchwomen made no more attempt to be elegant than they did to be great painters or musicials or writers." All of this is probably true, but American women will be the first to admit as a whole that they have missed the Parisian fashions and the "elegant" impulse in design and have resented being "on the average" the best dressed women in the world. No woman thinks it is style- to be average. While hundreds of thousands of American women "aspire" to lie fashionable, each one as an individual also aspires to be "elegant," but during the time that Paris inspiration was closed off, for the most part the mass of women found little to inspire them to be individualists in costume. Of course there are always a few of American women "elegantees" Your Casual Dress... for Color Under Your Coat Highlight your furs or your casual coal with vibrant color beneath. Those three #>\vns from our fall collection on the fashion floor. Left, a one- piece striped casual, button-front. j n melon, aqua and lilac. K)',', wool, (>()'/« rayon. Si/es 10-20. Center, striking one-piece button-front casual featuring Dolman sleeves. In gold, melon, purple, serge flannel and gabardine. A Western Fashion. Sixes 10-18. Right, a two-piece charmer in wool. Kelly green, aqua, melon, purple. Sizes 10-20. Fashions Main Floor I who do and cun afford to buy the original" model, but the greater number of women in both the middle and higher income brackets go into the same shops to the same fashion floors and buy ;i dress that is the "love of her life." Then she walks out on the street and meets Mrs. Smith coming from nnother store with the same dress. Each smiles wryly and chalks it up to American mass • production. Men can walk into a store and buy five suits all alike and wear them with deep appreciation and satisfaction and this insensitive male creature, cares not at all that Bill Brown buys five suits just like his own. In fact, he's apt to tell Bill Smith where to go to get a suit like his. But a woman, having found a special buy and a special .style, will hoard her great secret until she is trailed by friends to her fashion lair. American women certainly were hopeful that American designers challenged by the war would turn out fashions that would forever hold their affection. But such has not been the case. American de,signers will declare thnt shortages ''of materials handicapped their genius. American women patriotically consented to be crammed into skimpy garments cut without much imagination and with no decorative detail for the most part. But every woman bringing one of this war's uniforms home, eyeing it. managed a little trick or two with it by her own choice of accessories, until it took on a little distinction. She probably, nine times out of ten. could have given its maker a hint or two on how to mike it individualistic. Women concentrated on individualistic hair-do, make-up, and hats, because the American milliners are more gifted in styling. So if Parisian women, during their fashion hard times, have managed to be colorful and individualistic in their dress, American women can appreciate their fluir for wearing clothes and making them look ultra. American women have had to work hard themselves to substitute for what Paris originally handed to them and can appreciate fully what Paris women have achieved. But the battle is on. Parisian hats are now being accused of being large and lumpy by American designers, and the French dress being ultra fashionable for only the very few. American women sigh to he included in that very few. Maybe this battle will be known as the "battle of the chapeuux" or the "battle of the robes." American women will be true allies of the French women all out for the tri-colors and the slogan, "feminine, individual and elegant." FRENCH AMBASSADOR LONDON, Sept. 12. UP)— General Emmanuel D'Astier de Ja Vigierie, former interior commissioner for the French Committee of National Liberation, will leave for Washington soon "to represent France as ambassador to the United States," the Paris radio said today. T. B. Seal Sale Chairmen Named by Rabbi Jack Levy Christmas Seal sale committees In Kern county 1 municipalities were mimed today by Rubbi Jack Levy, county chairman. Each community will have a local committee to assist the Kern County Tuberculosis Association in conducting (he sale to raise funds to finance Us year-round work. The seal sale will open Monday, November HO, and continue until Christmas. Chairmen of the local committees are: J. T. Wlngate, Bakersfield, assisted by Mrs. Chris Stockton and Mrs. Paul Williamson: William Kimes, superintendent of schools, Delano; Mrs. Charles Burns, housewife, Shafter; Mrs. Pearl Nelson, owner of Wasco Maternity Home, Wasco; James J. Joyce, superintendent of schools, Taft; Fred Feh- ; renson, businessman, Mojave, and Walter Johnston, owner of Tehachapi News, Tehachapl. "It is indeed gratifying that such outstanding leaders have consented to work for the Christmas Seal sale this year." said Rubbi Levy, Kern county chairman. "Proceeds from the sale this Chirstmas will finance j the work of the Kern County Tuber- • culosis Association during 1945. "An extensive school program will be continued, latest posters and literature will be distributed throughout the county, and an extensive X-ray survey is planned for early spring, plus an increase in rehabilitation work, the showing of latest films to organizations, schools and church groups are a few of the items for our 1945 program. j FRATERNAL Pythian Sisters Pythian Sisters of Sunset Temple No. 16 will hold their first meeting of the season Thursday at 8 p. m. In the I.O.O.F. hall with Mrs. C. K. Greene as hostess during the evening. Mrs. E. K. Johnson, most excellent chief, requests full attendance. All visiting members are welcome. ,; Calcndonia Loilee Calendonia Lodge No. 4S6, F. and A. M., will confer a first degree of Masonry Wednesday evening at 7 r>. m. in Calendonia Masonic temple. AH Masons are invited and refreshments will be served. C. A. Simmons, worshipful master, will preside. feafurta /n leading Faihion Magaim.f Rumba—Broun calfskin, wall latit open heel pump. Su«s.v — Black rulfukin. Cuban heel; black patent leather, high heel. Valerie — Blnck Ilzzard calf »lin«; pump. Prom—Black lizzard calf candal, Cuban heel. '7.95 Th« HEEL-MARK ttlli you al a glanc*,...Sfit wo SHOE SALON—MAIN FLOOR % •*- ' We hope you don't mind- I w« •* M !LT..«iM»J Santa Fc Trailways has had to postpone a few ules recently on account of tire shortages. If you were inconvenienced we hope you pardoned us cheerfully and said to yourself, "I'd rather miss the bus here than have them miss the bus to Berlin and Tokyo!" And, by the way, you can help us prolong the life of bus tires by carrying less baggage when you travel. Less dead weight means less tire wear! Call your Sinta Fc Trailways Agent for complete 'travel information before you plan your trip. SANTA FE TRAILWAYS BUS DEPOT Fifteenth and "F" Streets Phone 2-0472 MEMBER NwioMl Tnilwty* Bui Syttm ran k Co. Semi-Weekly "Zooms" Don't Overlook the Victory Foods Fair to Be Held at the Fairgrounds September 22 and 23 You'll See Some Mighty Fine Products of This County and Some of the Best Livestock That Can Be Seen Anywhere. And Frank Meat * Company Will Be Right There When the Auctions Are Held Frank's Reporter

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