The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 14, 1944 · Page 4
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4 Thursdoy, September 14,1944 gfte gaherttfeltt CaUfarnten Pp.PQll finer nf Taft School Bus Discussed by Board Schilling* Coffee NEW kind of ASPIRIN tablet doesn't upset stomach W HEN you need quick relief from pain, c^lo you hesiute to take aspirin tmantirv it leaves vou with ad upset •stomach? It so. this new medical discovery, SUHfc'RlN, is "just what the doctor ordered" for you. Suparln It aspirin plut—contains the same pure, safe aspirin you have long known—but developed by doctors in a special way for those upset by aspirin in its ordinary form. Thl* n»w kind ol asnirin tablet dissolves more quickly, lets the aspirin get right it the job of relieving pain, reduces the acidity of ordinary aspirin, and does not irritate or up.i«t stomach ~evtn after repeated doses. Tear this out to remind you to get Superin today, so you can have it on hand when headaches, colds, etc., strike. See how quickly it relieves (pain—how fine you feel after taking. At your druggist's, island 39*. TAFT, S'-pt. 14.—-The possibility nf re-roimn>; tin: school bus system in order lo wive better service to the ; children, and the adoption of a policy lor sick benefits, occupied the i board of education of the Taft Etc- I mcntary school district, at a regular session recently In the office of .Superintendent James A. Joyce. Complaints that In some cases there was : lack of transportation, and in (.(her Instances that the hours of waiting after school were loo Ions for the younger children, came from parents of Valley Acres. Taft Heights and from some of the isolated leasces. it was reported. O. I). T. KciiiiliitioiiN Clarence A. Williams, supervisor of the transportation system, was present and explained to the board and to a committee represerrtlng mothers, of Taft. Heights, that the present set-up was the result of O. T. D.. regulations and that little could be done to change the bus serv- lice at (ho. present time. However. | nt'tpr a lengthy discussion, it was de| ciiled that with a few cliungt's in the piese.nl schedule, three bus stops I could be made In the Taft Heights area, that would in some measure tnke care of the smaller children of ; thftt district. SicU-lx-iivc I'olicy A sick leave imlicy, which it. Is hoped will cUirify future absences caused by illness and with benefits to augment those provided for by the state, was adopted. DO FALSE TEETH! 'Hock, Mid* or Slip?! FAPTEETH, an Improved powder tn ; hp sprinkled on upper or lower phi ton, Imlrls false toeth morn firmly in plnri'. On nut sliflo, wllp r>r rnck. \n (juniinv. ! Kiiooy, pHKty tBstp or fepllnu. KAS- TI^KTll IK alk«lln« (non-Mriih. lines, IM»| Mtur. r'hrckK ''plutr oihtr" 4fhMi-i tmo ln-pRth). r.pt KASTBKTK Rt any i rlrnit slurp. —Adv. . It was proposed by Mrs. Ruth Curing, and accepted by. the board, that when the state architect inspects the Ford City kindergarten building, be also be asked to Inspect the. Jefferson building which is on the same site. The Kord City kin- ilcrgarlen was declared unsafe by three members of the board when they made, their annual tour of schools in the spring. It was decided to ask Mrs. .Marie Fallow and Waldo Williams, both principals, to attend the next board meeting and give an explanation of their rcf|Ui'st for mileage allowance. A contract was approved for Austin Adah- of Riverside who replaces Jack Marks in the music department. Contracts were also signed for Miss Hetty Bennett, Fayc IV-Wllams, and Caroline J. l-.yrich, and for the re-employment of Dr. A. J. Burgess as dentist and Dr. Agnes Tarr as school physician. West Side Girl Gets Promotion [n Marines Jiiaiiita. II. Biggertitaff, daughter of .\h. and -Mrs. Ira G. Biggerstaff of -IH7 Mary street, Taft, recently was made a corporal in the Marine Corps Women's llesei;ve. She is a link trainer operator at the leatherneck air station in Cherry Point, .\ T . C. Corporal Biggerstaff teaches marine pilots celestial navigation, how- to pilot their course by the stars and planets. This knowledge is vital in flights over enemy territory whom radio stations are off the air and the ground is often obscured by clouds. The serviceuoman was graduated from .Maricopii High School and attended Taft Junior College. She is a RctH I'lii Cranium member and be- Intiiis to the .Marii'opa chapter of the (irder of Kastern Star. Shafter Classes Name New Officers Kirst class meetings of the new fall U'l-ni were hold recently at Shaftpr High School, during which officers were elected for the current semester Senior class members chose ?ts their leaders two boys and three Klrls. Charles Thomas was elected president: Bob Mettler, vice-president;, Miss Esther Grumbles, secretary; Miss Marjnrle Olson, Hoclal chairman; and .Miss Betty AVells, publicity chairman. Junior class officers whu wore elected Include Gene Jliirlcss, president; Elmer Mettler, vice-president: Miss Patricia Mettler, secretary; La Vern Hamilton, social chairman: and Freda Molsonbake, publicity chairman. Herbert Spitzer was chosen president of his class for the second time when sophomores re-elected their leader of last spring, when the. class members were freshmen. Other sophomore officers include Robert Poznoff, vice-president; Mras Janle Jackson, secretary-treasurer: and Miss Marceline Sehreiner, social chairman. A close contest for the presidency of the freshman class resulted in the. election of Olive Hamlin, who defeated Wayne Hall by the narrow margin of two votes. Completing the roster of freshmen officers chosen are Paul C'ruftnn, vice-president; Opal livans, secretary-treasurer; Miss Joyce Homier, yell lender; and Miss Frances Rose, publicity chairman. Faculty class advisers appointed by Principal H W. Kelly include Robert L. Gates, senior class: James Wilson and Miss Gladys Regier, junior class; Mrs. Amelia Cornell and Miss Frances Ezquer, sophomore class; and Lowell Todd and Bernard Lustig, freshman class. BUSINESS Tllll' 'Ueturniny to their Delano homo from a recent business trip to Los AnjseleK are Mi 1 , and Mrs. Marry Nickel. Shaf ter Faculty Members Report Varied Vacations Back at their teaching and administrative assignments after the summer recess, Shafter High School faculty members have reported varied vacation activities. Mrs. Ella Johnson, home economics instructor and Miss Jeannette Wheeler, journalism teacher, both new members of the faculty, spent the major part of their summer studying for advanced degrees In their special fields. Miss Wheeler earned her master's degree in English at the University of Southern California. Later she spent a few weeks at her home in Long Beach. Mrs. Johnson, who was Miss Klla Mix-son, attended Oregon State College at Corvallls and reports a particularly eventful summer. After receiving her master's degree in foods and nutrition, she returned to California where she was married on August 12, in Whlttler. She enjoyed a brief honeymoon in San,ta Barbara | before taking up her new duties In i Shafter. I Miss Gladys Flegier, third new fac- ! ulty member, graduated in May from ; Kansas State Teacher's College, Em| porla, with tlje bachelor of science degree In education, after which she ! spout several weeks at a summer camp in Grant National Park. Miss | Reiner is an English and public speaking instructor at Shafter. Bernard Lustig, science teacher, [attended the University of California • at Berkeley, working 'during the j hours which were not devoted to I classes In advanced education. ! Other teachers who contributed to the relief of wartime labor shortgaes during the summer vacation period include Arthur Johnson and Robert I/. Gates, who worked at the Santa Fe yards In Shafter sealing potatd cars during the height of the potato season: P. A. Arnold, who worked ! as accountant during the potato sea- I son in the office of Lachennmier Brothers; and J. AVesOey Linda, ( who WHS responsible for operation of Where will gasoline prices • • be lowest after the war ? OASOUNE PRICIS IN MAJOR WORID CITIII* (On or about Jan. 10, 1939) P»r CoL Antwerp , 35c Berlin . . . S9e Bombay. . 30c Budapnt. 35c P«f Gal. Hong Kong 26c litanbul. . 45c Litbon. . . 42c London .. 31c Per Gal. Parii.... 30c Prcgue . . 4lc Rome ... lie Wonow . 40c United Stale* Average . . Kttc Well, in 1939, the last year before the war, gasoline cost less in the United States than in arty other nation in the world. The average price throughout this country was IS^c per gallon-including taxes. The average price throughout the rest of the world was 33.7c per gallon. 2 Of course, we had plenty of crude oil within out boundaries. But then, so did many other nations. We had the scientists, the equipment and the skilled labor to convert that crude oil into gasoline efficiently. But we weren't alone in that respect either. What did we have then that kept our prices almost twice as low as the rest of the world's? The answer can be given in one word-competition. No nation had as little governmental control of the oil industry. No nation had as many companies competing for the business. •V In most countries, either prices are regulated by the government, or the industry is dominated by two or three big companies. Here, prices are allowed to find their own levels and the biggest single company has less than 13% of the country's business. * Source: Petroleum Factt & Figures, 1939; Authority; U. S. Bureau of Mines I92O ll 1930 In fact, there are 8,267 separate oil companies in this nation competing for your patronage. AS a result, the cost of "regular" gasoline to you (exclusive of taxes) dropped from 29.7c per gallon in 1920 to 13Kc in 1939, And the quality climbed from 52 octane to 78. O That's why we predict that gasoline prices after the war will be lowest nght here in America. For our competitive Free Enterprise System has demonstrated time and again that it can bring better products to more people at lower prices than any system yet devised by man. UNION III COMPANY CftllFlIIII* This series, sponsored by the people of Union Oil Company, its dedicated to a discussion of how and why American business functions. We hope you'll feel free to send in any suggestions or criticisms you have to offer. Write: The President, Union Oil Co., Union Oil Bldg., Los Angeles 14 Calif. AMERICA'S FIFTH FIIIDOM IS PRII INTIRPRISI machinery at Neuman's potato shed for five weeks. Miss Venahee Liepman, girls' physical education instructor, acted as a playground director In Los Angeles during the summer months,. Lowell Todd, athletic coach, won national recognition for Shafter High School in the field of amateur athletics by capturing second place In the javelin throw in the New York meet of the A. A. U. In June. Coach Todd spent the remainder of the summer with his family In Yosemite, where he was employed by the department, of the 'interior jn blister rust control work. James Wilson spent most of the summer working on his farm In Oklahoma, where he reports, it is difficult In the face of current labor shortages to employ others to work for him. Holger Hanson, agriculture instructor employed on a 12- month's basis, helped solve the manpower shortage on his mother's farm near Fresno by working there during his brief vacation from school .duties. Glenn Nay, agriculture department head, devoted nearly the entire summer to the duties connected with his position. . He spent his two week's vacation" in Los Angeles. Principal H. W. Kelly, assisted by his secretary, Miss Duvled Grumbles, worked in the high school office most of the summer, where they helped to solve problems of curriculum and arranged student schedules. At home with their families and friends were Mrs. Amelia Cornell, Mrs. Martha Dawe and Miss Frances Ezquerj with visits to Lancaster, Los Angeles and Fresno included in the summer plans. Mrs. Helen Thrasher, accompanied by her husband, visited their daughter, engaged In Red Cross work, and tlielr son, In the army air corps. Their trip took them to the east. Men Needed for Grape Harvest in Delano Area DELANO, Sept. 14.—George Sal- yor, head of the local government employment office states that he could place at once 150 grape pickers, 15 turners, 15 rollers and 15 swampers in the harvest of raisin grapes which is now in full swing t hroughuut the district. 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The four largest payments were In the general fund, with $4549.33 paid out; water department, $1380.21; garbage, $1003.39 and tl;e motor vehicle license, $712.68. Balances In the several funds as of September 1 are general, »8182.7tf; water, $13,0118.63; water sinking fund, $i«oO; special gas tax fund, S10M; motor vehicle, $3554.04; trust, $3332.81. TRAPPED INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14. (JP>— Claude J. Donovan got caught in his own trap. He paints the marks on pavements which city police use in timing automobiles for speeding. Officers said they clocked Donovan's cur at 44 miles an hour. He paid a $10 fine on a speeding charge. Now you can be a Locomotive fireman About $220 base pay This Is one of Southern Pacific's finest jobs—and normally not easy to get. Today, .we have a few openings—no experience needed to start. After a couple of weeks or^ so or training you can qualify as a regular K. R. Fireman ... get right up there in the cab with the engineer and go placet. 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