The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 13, 1944 · Page 6
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5 Wednesdoy, September 13,1944 gbc gaherrifelb Califomian SHARING between the SHEARS By MAK "Women have had to prove their worth in the United States Army as well as elsewhere, the WAAFS are still trying to get equal rating with the men. Newest advance for the woman in uniform is that the Army School of Military Government at Charlottesvilie, Va., lias boon opened to members of the \V.U' fur the first time. FourWAC officers wi>n> M'l.Tlc.l fur a far pastern < h il :ti'f:iirs class and others will !»• rhoM'Pi until 20 have boon iiaiiifil f'T this special porvicf tu t.iU«' pusitiniis in liberated regions MI <I<M- nuliiaiy government, of tlv .\\'n•*. The women elm-'n li.ni I" have high qiialiflratinir- All »' tln-m had college dr-grci^. nv "I tlvni were journalists, i-in- a .-"<'ial case worker in a department cl public welfare, and the thin! was a teacher with 10 years residence in the Orient to her credit. Even army administration is now open to women. Sergeant .lack rv.urtlander, recruiting officer for the WACS here says that, womon should not consider 1he war so nearly over that there is no use enlisting. There are many jobs yet to be. done and slncn the war department is nnt curtailing selective SAt NDKR.S j service, there Is no reason to be- I lieve that the. war is going to rnd, ! the sergeant 1 said In urging women to consider it their patriotic duty ! to serve. Men of military age and physically fit would feel like sinckors nnt to lie In uniform. Women for some unknown reason have no such pricks of conscience. It Is purely an elective to most v.ninon, and accepted only by those women who realize that war is nut. a matter nf choice and soIt'-Hacrinco .should be the order of the day. Pretty Lois- Hani, age L'fl. now at Fort lies Mnines taking basic training, joined the colors because shi' felt she had a duty to perform I'm 1 her country She said: "I feel that any period of time I spend now in the service will give me peace of mind later In knowing that what I did was right for my country and myself". She left a job here as a draftsman for a Bakersfield manufacturing firm and hopes to return to drafting in the service. She attended high school in Hanford and junior college in Visalia where she was a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Sorority. She will lie stationed at the army air base near Great Falls. ITCHBURK rough or dry. often find longed-for rt- tf«f in the blind, comforting action of HO M US AWAY! MEAD. Neb., Sept. 1.1. (.#>>—Lieutenant-Colonel William P. 'IInwlcs, commanding officer nf the Nebraska Ordinance Plant, has completed plans for the celebration of V-E Day by employes. "We'll celebrate by doing business MS usual—making bombs to drop on the Japs," Colonel Rnwles said. 1'IUiKS TOTAL VICTORY—Main- •taining that the imly proper time tn celebrate A'-lJay is when Japan as well as Ci-rmany has fallen. Veterans of Foreign Wars urge celebration of Germany's defeat be a work day. I 1 '. E. Smith, member, amiuimred today. Taft Miss Marries Officer in Arizona TAFT, Sept. 1.1.—Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Pallr/tt of ,111 Shattuck avenue are announcing the marriage of their daughter, Irene Margery Pallott, to Lieutenant Edward J. KH- houn, Jr., A. A. F., son of Mr. and Airs. E. J. Ivahoun of Sioux City, Iowa, on September ^ in Phoenix, Ariz. Miss Margaret Spurling of Taft and Aviation Cailet Donald .1. Konarek attended the young couple at the simple ceremony. Mrs. Kahoiin will niake her home in Taft with her parents until Lieutenant Kalionn is located at his new base. Total Victory Urged Before Celebrations V. F. W. to Observe German Defeat With Day of Work "We're nnt fighting two ware, it's all one buttlo and the only proper time there ran possibly be to celebrate V-Dny is when it ta V-Day, when not only Germany hut Japan, too, has fallen," F. E. Smith, prominent local citizen and member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, said today. Mr. Smith went on to say: "We hf-re at home who have sacrificed so little have no right to celebrate when there will be millions of other boys over there in the jungles engaged in intense battle and dying. AVe should wait until a majority of die boys have come home, so that they who will liiivr; made the celebration possible may be ablo to take part in it." The veteran revealed that the following resolution has been unanimously adopted by the V. F. W.: "U'e, the Veterans Club of Kern county, resolve that the only celebration that we approve of for the day of Germany's defeat is a work day in which we all redouble our production efforts that there may be no shortage of material for those still fighting In the jungles and the Far East in a condition so miserable that we cannot conceive of their hardships. There will be plenty of time to hold a celebration after total victory is achieved." Local Officer Awarded Presidential Citation \Vord hfis been received that Lieutenant Charles W. Nugent has been awarded the Presidential Unit Citation medal for meritorious service since D-lJuy and a promotion from flight officer to second lieutenant. He. is a glider pilot stationed in lOngland. His wife, the • former Joanne Richards, and baby son. Bill, Jr., reside at 11008 Owens street. PERSONAL MENTION MR. AND MRS. HAROLD MALLOY of Maricopa are the parents of a 6-pound, 3-ounce daughter born on Sunday morning at Taft Community Hospital. This is the first baby in the family. Mr. Malloy is an employe of Alford Oil Company. MR. AND MRS. JAMES HARRI- AION of Fellows are parents of their second child, a 7-pound, 2- ounce daughter born September 4 at Taft unit of Kern General Hospital. The little girl, who has not yet been named, has a 2%-year-old brother. MR. AND MRS. JACK TAYLOR of 701 E street, Taft, have returned from Louisville, Kan., where they were called by the death of Mr. Taylor's father, Charles Taylor. While there, they visited with Mrs. Taylor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Huey, and other relatives at Wamego, Kan. MR. AND MRS. ELDRED SUMMERS and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Summers have returned to their Ixis Angeles homes after a visit In Delano with Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Buie. MR. AND MRS. J. W. GALBREATH of Lost Hills have as their guest Mrs. Galbreath's cousin. Mrs. Richard Hodinott of Santa Cruz. MR. AND MRS. ROBERT HENRY HIETT, JR., and their daughter, Maryalice, and Delane, and their sons, Robert and Edward, of Delano, are spending a week's vacation at Pismo Beach, with Mr. Hiett's father. Robert H. Hlett, Sr. MRS. DELBERT HARRIS and daughters, Sylvia and Joan, Mrs. E. M. Smith, Mrs. Earl Stacey, and Mrs. Williain C. Brunner were among the Delano residents transacting business in Bakersfleld recently. TECHNICAL SERGEANT FRED WILLIS, MRS. WILLIS and their son, Charles, oave returned to Santa Maria after a recent visit In Delano as guests of Mrs. Willis' sister-in-law, Mrs. Thomas G. Walker and son, Randy, at the home of Mrs. Walker's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert N. Ragsdale. MR. AND MRS. KENNETH DEMMING and their children, Ronald, Judith and Stephen, have returned to their home at Compton after a recent visit in Delano with Mrs. Demmlng's mother, Mrs. Elmer W. Harris, and with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stone and two sons. MR. AND MRS. KARL HARMON and son, Eugene, of Lost Hills, are spending a week's vacation in Los Angeles with relatives. Western Union Cited for Service to Signal Corps The certificate of appreciation of the United States Army Signal Corps has been awarded to the Western Union Telegraph Company for its "patriotic service to our country in the world-wide conflict," it was announced today by P. F. Hilt, local manager of the telegraph company. The certificate was presented by Major-General Harry C. Ingles, chief signal officer, and was received on behalf of the telegraph company personnel by A. N. Williams, president. In announcing the award, General Ingles stated: "Western Union's speed and co-operation in furnishing critically needed semi-automatic telegraph equipment, training its Washington operation personnel in army teletypewriter procedure, establishing the Washington-London Varioplex. supplying ocean cable apparatus, and making available trained technicians to serve as army officers and enllsetd personnel, have materially aided the signal corps in Its gigantic task of furnishing to the United States Army the world's greatest military communications system." TaftCNGA Chapter Will Meet Thursday TAFT, Sept. 13.—The first meeting of the year of Taft Chapter, California Natural Gasoline Association, will be held Thursday at 7-.HO ]). m., at Standard 1C clubhouse, with Clyde Peters of McKittrick, chairman, presiding. 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