The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 14, 1944 · Page 7
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R. A. F. Hits Berlin With Mosquitoes LOXHOX, Sept. 14. (UP) — It. A. F. Mosquito bombers raided Berlin last night for tho fourth consecutive ni^ht, but bad weather today virtually halted the war's greatest air offensive In which Allied bombers hud hammered Germany for six days and nights. Cloud banks down to "00 feet practically eliminated medium or heavy bomber support o£ the troops, although coastal observers reported some air formations, ap- p.'irently fighters, crossed the straits- this morning-. Except for the Mosquito attack on Berlin, which was hit from clear skies with two-ton blockbusters, the weather apparently stopped R. A. F. heavies last night, ending- tho uninterrupted round-the-clock bombardment of which began last Friday. During those six days, American Flying- Fortresses and Libera- tors.«md R. A. F. Laneasters and Hallfaxes from Rritsh bases alone flumped HII estimated IKl.dOO tons of explosives and incendiaries on Germany. Tn addition, Italian-based bomb- «rs dropped an uncounted tonnage on southern Germany and adjoining occupied countries. During the last three days of the offensive, Allied bombers and fighters destroyed at least HS8 German planes as the luftwaffe made its first determined sirmcl In the battle of Germany. More than -5000 planes were thrown into the. offensive yesterday Irom Britain, France and Italy in attacks on oil refineries, war plants, troop concentrations and Iransportallon lines. 1944T.B. SEALS ARRIVE KERN RESIDENTS WILL GET SEALS NOVEMBER 20 Mary Kllcn Hagen. executive secretary of the Kern County Tuberculosis Association, announced today that the 1944 Christmas Seals had arrived at association headquarters, 18-'5 II street, Room !M>7. The seals. ! sold annually by the association to finance Its tuberculosis control work, will be distributed to Kern county residents by mail on .\ovemher 'JO. Groups of volunteers have been organized to fold these sheets and insert them in envelopes ready for mailing November -0. This year's seal carries a modernistic picture of a postman holding an envelope in his upraised hand. The original was drawn by Spence AVildey. well-known artist. The postman design, according to Miss Ilagen, was selected in memory of Kinar llolbne.11. Danish postal clerk, who first had the idea of selling Chirstmas seals to raise funds to help the sick. With tho approval of postal authorities, the seals were put on sale in post offices through! Denmark 40 years ago this Christmas. Three years later the idea was adopted in this country. The sale of seals in Kern county is the sole support of the Kern County Tuberculosis Association. HKNRVOLENT JUDGE CHICAGO, Sept. 14. (if)—Judge Samuel Heller took a sympathetic attitude toward a man accused of stealing a ride on a freight train. After assessing a fine of $1 and costs, •Judge Heller paid it himself and released the defendant. Meanwhile, someone else, also a lie- liver in free rides, had stolen the judge's car, but police found it—the tias lank empty. LIVESTOCK LOANS? I arrange nine at 8AHK OF AMHICA, No red tope •,. ana" ft usually costs That's tne place to arrange crop production loans, toof Dorsey Court Date Set September 26 BANDLEADER, OTHERS FACE CHARGES OF FELONIOUS ASSAULT By FREDERICK f. OTIIMAN L'nilp'1 PI-CHS Hollywood » 'orrespomlont HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 14.— Tommy Dorsey. hi.s beautiful wife, and Gambler Allen Smiley today settled down for a sober two weeks—without any midnight parties—to await their court date, .September 2(i, to answer charges of felonious assault on two fellow party makers. On that day begins a trial guaranteed lo unwind the bloody details of how Screen Hero Jon Hall nearly Rot his famous nose slashed off, and Actor Eddie Xorris pot kicked in the face by three little men. Airs. Dorsey. the sleek Pat Dane of the movies, whose curves started the brawl in Dorsey's apartment the night of AitRiist 5, will appear with her bandleader husband and Smiley at !) a. m., in the court of .Judge Clement D. Xye. At that hour, the earliness of which caused Horn Tootlcr Dorsey to blink, the trio will tell what happened after the party started getting- rough. At their arraignment yesterday Dorsey managed to talk Judge Xye into reducing the $fiOOO mail to $1000 for each of them. But lie wasn't so lucky with the hour. "I play with my orchestra until almost dawn," he protested. "Nine o'clock is .just about the time I'm crawling into bed." "I'm sorry," said bis honor. I'm treating- this case like other defendant. Nino o'clock!' Ixaac Pacht, attorney for genial (up to now) gentleman of swing, said he wanted to know why Hall wasn't indicted along with the others. ".Since when," he. snapped, "has it become an indictable offense in Los Angeles county for a man to protect the sanctity of his home'.'" Eden Slated to Attend Meeting Oontinnrrl From Pnfi(- One to British, French aTid Dutch territories now held by Japan. The British spokesman emphasized that. Eden was not coming here as an adviser on any one specific topic but that "it is a fair subject for speculation that the prime minister wants to talk with him on a very broad range of subjects." Eden's presence here was not expected to prolong the conference, which very probably will wind up the coming week end. Secretary of Treasury Henry Mor- genthau. Jr., arrived here ^Jate yesterday and dined at ttie Citadel last night. He is here as a member of a. special cabinet committee to study world-wide economic problems. "but any the. You'll marvel how quickly these toothing, cushioning, protective pads relieve p«in' ' shoe pressure. Cost but • trifle. Sold everywhere. //5///70/M& Smartly Styled Girls' Oxfords $045 3 Easy-going steppers \viih smart trim lines that will complement your suits and sports or tailored clothes. So for economy, foot comfort and fashion Tightness choose Sears Actionaircs. Sizes 3 I/a to 10. 1 ON PURCHASES •TOTAUNG >n OK MORE BILTWELLS, famous for Hard Wear America's favorite shoe for children. Durable horsehide soles, finest available for children's shoes regardless of price.. Sturdy brown elk uppers. Built on correct last for growing feet. Unbeatable for school, dress or play. Sizes 8 ] /L> to 3- Widths B to D. . . . W> tmtnn X-ray fltlins he- must II 1* (he only means hr which .TOM. mid • we, can see es- •Mlr how jour feet look liisiri* it a pair of shoes. SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO 1317 NlnoUenth Street Phoit* 6-6501 Charge Borax Firm With Cartel Scheme ''"M! inn* il Fninj I';iqt* I'nr* ami mineral i.eposits of Horax Consolidated. Inr., and its subsidiaries. I The indictment charged Horax ! f'onsulida tod swallowed every com-j potitor in tho field between ISPS and! The complaint alleged the follow- inK coiniuinirs wore rliminafd hy tnenopolistic iirai'lico.s: Suc-Uow Horax Minos Consolid.'itcd. \vhirh maintainod offices in I^'s , Angeles and developed valuable tie-i posits in Kern. It \vnp allesed the i defendants employed hirelings to. cause the bankruptcy of the SucUow mines by buying up creditor claims! and riling an involuntary petition of! bankruptcy in a hos An.Reles court. I "tiriiuntllos.-" patent suits assertedly j were filed to harass the company and weaken its financial resources. Western Horax t'ompany. Los Angeles. This company and Suckow were the np.ly eonierns in the world in 1032 \vliich pussessed sodium borato deposits. KIMSHKS ((I Second Lieutenant William A. Schwnrlner. --. will soon complete an intensive course in combat flyinjj at the Alexandria Army Air Field and in the near future will so overseas tn a combat, area. His wife is the former Mildred Camp of \Vasco. B" Drivers Near Top for More Gas TRUCKS, BUSES LEAD LIST FOR RATION RELIEF, OWI SAYS Kern motorists holding "B" gas- inc books will be the first to get "ation relief \\iien more gasoline s available for Chilians, an Office >f War Information report on the •ivilian petroleum supply disclosed oday. Trucks ami buses, however, are tops on the list of civilian vehicles, and will get increaHCd gasoline rations before passenger cars. "A" motorists wil! not get extra gas until all "H" drivers have enough to permit a full amount of essential business driving. The o\Yl warned, however, that there was "no expectation" of any basic change in civilian rations bo- fore the end of the war in Europe, and heputy Administrator Ralph K. I'a vies called "premature" any discussion of relaxed control even then. John Hay Whitney Escapes Jjermans KO.MK. Sept. M. (UP.)—Colonel John 11.iv \Vliiinry. who \vns cap- turrd by thr> < icrnians in ?outhprn [•'nuu-p (in AiiRiist "1, hns escaped anil rotnrnnl to hi.s outfit. It was nnnouiKTd today. Whitney, fortnrr mrmber of tho Xrvv York Racing Commission, was ciiptnroM \vhrn a Jppp in which ho and four oihcr persons were ridinK was attacked by a hidden German tank. Thry made their way to a farmhouse. When the tank fired on it, ali five surrendered. Sgt. Fred Smith Gets Purple Heart Award •Slsiff Spi-Rpant Fred A. Smith, son of .Mr. and Mrs. Charles 1.. Smith of KilKore. Texas, formerly of Bakersfield, has received tho 1'urple Heart for wounds lie received in Home. Sertrcant Smith is a member of the paratroopers first special service force and has been enyaced in action in Kiska and the Auxin beachhead. Mo attended Fellows and Tuft schools and is the grandson of .Mrs. Kli/abe.th Smith of 41:1 F street. Taff. Sei-Reant Sniilh is now stationed in France. Hafefrrftelb Califorolan Thursdoy, September 14, 1944 7 From where I sit... / Joe Marsh. Soldiers vs. Civilians in Tomorrow's World You hear some talk about how— •when the war is over—there's going to be bad feeling between soldiers and civilians; how the country will be divided into those who fought in uniform and those who stayed at home. Well, maybe yon saw that let* tcr from a soldier overseas, in one of onr big magazines. It said that men in uniform aren't thinking any snch thoughts— any more than folks at home are. The most important thing is, that we're oil engaged in one titanic struggle to preserve our freedom and our righta-not just as soldiers or civilians-but as Americans! From where I sit, that attitude Is going to win the war—and win the Peace too. If we can respect the rights of others-whether it's their right to enjoy a glass of beer, or to rote the way they please—we've got a mighty sound foundation for our peacetime world. No. 94 of a Series . 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