The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on August 28, 1936 · Page 2
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Bakersfield, California
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Friday, August 28, 1936
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THE BAfCERSPIELD CALIFORNIA!*. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 1936 * * * * * Tomorrow closes the most successful selling event in our history. In a way we're almost sorry it's over, for your fine attitude has been a daily source of gratification to us. You climbed over boards and under scaffolds...suffered countless inconveniences ...and nary a complaint. We like to think (and really believe) that it was because you like us and our store. So in talking among ourselves we've decided that, we've just got to out-do ourselves in our new store...the best we can give is not too good...for YOU. AND THAT'S OUR PLATFORM FROM NOW ON! LAST DAY Harry Coffee's Clean Sweep * * ENDS TOMOSaOW AT 813ft TOMORROW is the final day. It will pay you well to make a list of the things you are going to need this fall. No doubt you will be able to find many of them here at about half their regular price. You'll never have another such opportunity in many a long day...that's SURE! Fin* NECKTIES Special Group HALF PRICE i» — «••»•»»«»•«»••«»•»*«..•„.».,«.,..»„,,»,.,..» Men's SOCKS Special Group HALF PRICE SWEATERS Special Group HALF PRICE SPORT COATS Entire Stock HALFPRICE Men's SHIRTS Special Group HALF PRICE Price Loliure SHIRTS Special Group HALF PRICE WOOL SUITS . Special Group HALF PRICE TROUSERS Special Group HALF PRICE STRAW HATS Entire Stock HALF PRICE Men's Fine Shoes Special Group HALF PRICE Entire Stock of * Spring A Summer SUITS ONE-THIRD OFF HARRY COFFEE FRESNO * BAKERSFIELD Vou'r* happier with LUFKIN'S BUSINESS COLLEGE OFFICES NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT From 10:00 A. M. to 12:00 A. M. Fall Term Begins Tuesday. September 1 We are receiving inot-e calls for office help than we can fill. ' Why not prepare yourself to fill one of theae positions? Phone 324 Office, 1304 L Street GUITARS Small Payment* PHILLIPS MUSIC COMPANY 1312 Nineteenth St. FLYERS SET FOR (Attoctatett Prctt Lcateii H'*reJ CLEVELAND, Aug. 28 Many of ho nation's leading n»en and women onprofcsslonnl flyers converged on Cleveland today'for the Ruth Chat- erton derby to tho national air races t Lou Angeles. A total of 32 entries has been rc- clved for the takeoff tomorrow from ..'love-land airport. Tho derby will roceed to Dallas or Fort Worth via Cincinnati, Nashville, Memphis and lot Springs, according to the tenta- Ivo Itinerary. Other* to Join Other contestants will Join tho competition In the Texas city Monday and proceed to tho technical finish at San Diego, via Big Springs, Texas, El 10, Douglas, Ariz., Tucson and 'uma. The contestants will fly to tho Los Angeles airport Just before Inaugural ceremonies of the air race irogram, opening Friday, Septem- ror 4. Miss Chatterton, who donated a rophy to tho winner. Is scheduled to arrive here this afternoon. The movie dress will be guest of honor tonight it a dinner on the grounds of the Great Lakes exposition. The race, 'pen to any man or woman pilot, vho has not flown for pay In the >ast year, offers a total of $5000 cash irlzes. Safety Is a prime consider*Ion, and speed of secondary Impor- ance. Among Entrants Among tho entrants are Peggy ataman, British debutante and former holder of tho London-Capetown record; Grace E. Prescott, San Diego, ast year's Chatterton derby winner; Catherine Sul Fun Cheung, Chinese Irl pilot of Los Angeles; Edna M. Gardner of New Orleans; Leland Hayward, Now York City and Frank Spreckels, San Francisco. COMMUNICATIONS DISRUPTED HELL, Mich., Aug. 28. (U. P.)—All comunlcatlons with Hades was disrupted last night. John Pressley walked 5 miles to Plckncy for help ifter three youthful hijackers clipped -loll's only telephone line. Tho youths escaped after robbing two slot ma- hlnes In a storo operated by Press- oy and his brother, James. RURGLARS USK ETHER SHADYSIDE, Ohio, Aug. 28. (U. P.) Scientific burglars pumped several ;ans uf ether into Lyle White's mmo to overcome the occupants. Tho other failed and Whlto jumped (trough a closed window, obtained ild and captured tho two "scientists" as they started to empty another 'an of ether Into a rubber hose. lany Leading Pilots Meet at Cleveland to Race in Air Classic News From Kern's West Side Funeral Rites Are Set for Kern Tot MARICOPA, Aug. 28. — Tommy John Richards, 22-months-old son of II. J. and Ida Blanco Richards, passed away at tho Taft Community Hospital Thursday morning at 1 o'clock from a three-day attack of pneumonia following a six weeks' siege of whooping cough. The child was stricken with a fit of coughing and lung hemorrhages Monday evening and was attended by Dr. H. R, Dykes of Taft. Surviving are tho parents, tho grandmother, Mrs. Ida Blanco, an uncle, Billy Blanco, and the following brothers and staters: Mike, Betty Lou and Steve Richards, all of Marlcopa. Funeral services will bo conducted in Marlcopa at 10 o'clock Saturday morning by a local minister, after which the body will bo taken to the family plot in the Pattlway cemetery for interment. ••«• Air Celebration Held, San Diego (AiiooWti Preti Leaned Wire; SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28.—Celebra tton of national aviation week began today at tho exposition grounds, with a gigantic flight of navy planes scheduled to get the program under way. Led by Vice-Admiral Frederick J. Home, 326 bombers, fighting and scout planes were to circle the grounds twice. The week will be closed next Thursday when entries in the Ruth Chatterton air derby finish the race from Cleveland here. «-»+ Murphy Doesn't Care for Pern's Position (Auociatet Preti Leaitd Wire) ALPENA, Mich., Aug. 28.—Frank Murphy, high commissioner of the Philippines, gave no encouragement today to political friends who were reported to have mentioned him in Washington for the cabinet vacancy created by the death of Secretary of War George H. Dern. Murphy Is campaigning for the Democratic nomination for governor of Michigan during a leave of absence from the islands. "I am a candidate, for nomination as governor on tho Democratic ticket," Murphy said between speeches of a stumping tour, "because I am anxious to servo my state and glvo it honest, progressive government. I have no interest in any other public office and am not a candidate for any." Taft Scout Troop Will Meet Tonight TAFT, Aug. 28.—Taft Troop No. 27, Boy Scouts, will have its first fall meeting tonight at 7 o'clock in tho American Legion hall In Taft Heights. The troop is sponsored by the lociil American Legion post with Jack Lynch as scoutmaster. A feature of the first meeting will be a wiener roast. All members and committee members are Invited and urged to attend. MARICOPA MARTCOPA, Aug. 28.—Mr. and Mrs. Bob Green and family who are passing the summer at Plsmo Beach, motored to Marlcopa for the week end. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Oault and daughter of Turner, Missouri, arrived Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Case where they visited until Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Gault are former friends of the Cases, having come for a summer vacation from the Case's home town. They expect to tour California before returning to their home. J. C. Ramey returned to Marlcopa Sunday evening following a two week's vacation to Fort Worth, Texas, where he was married to Miss Bessie Weathrred of Abellne, Texas, and brought her to Marl- copa where they will make their home. Mr. Ramey Is in charge of the meat department of the Harkleroad grocery store. . Chic Barnhart returned to Marl- copa Friday from a three month's vacation to Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska. Mrs. William Harnlsh won first prize at tho meeting of the Diver, a Ion Club for five hundred at the home of Mrs. B. T. Price Friday afternoon. Mrs. Grace Cheesebrough won second and the traveling prize. Mrs. Price served dessert refreshments. Mrs. S. A. MUlford was a guest of the club. Miss Eva Mowerman of Lone Beach passed the week end at tho home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mowerman. Miss Mary Mann, daughter of Mrs. C. R. Burgman, who has been in Miami, Arizona, for tho jiust two months, returned to her homo here recently, and on Friday her mother left for a month's vacation to Vancouver, B. C., with Mr. C. E. Graham. Mrs. J. C. Mooro and son Jack passed Wednesday in Baksrsfleld. Mr. and Mrs. Vayne Whlto re. turned Sunday evening from a vacation to tho Pacific Coast. Miss Helen Moore, who is employed in Bakersfield, passed Tuesday at tho homo of her parents. Mrs. Leo Elchel and Mrs. Ralph Patterson and daughter, Miss El nor Patterson, passed Wednesday shopping In Bakersfield. Women of Moose Welcome Members TAFT, Aug. 28.—A large class was Initiated at a recent meeting of the Women of the Moose here, led by Senior Regent Hazel Wllborn. Due to several members of the Senior Regent Escort being elected to officer stations, a new escort is be- in* formed. Temporary members of this unit are Mary Bios, draco Klncade, Dorothy Coleman, Rose Cunningham, Ada Jordan, Elizabeth Caywood, Erma Connors, Nettle Klelnpoter an«l Eleanor Gordon. Announcements made In tho meeting states that the public speaking class will be started soon and that tho date will bo set for the amateur show to be staged by the women. Katherlne Williams is chairman of this event. * A cooked food sale will be held* Saturday, September 32, It was announced, with Past .Regent Zelma Burns aa chairman. * #•*-«» Fete Scout Troop at Exchange Club MARICOPA, Aug. 28.—Marlcopa Exchange Club was host to tho members of Boy Scout Troop 28 at an outing to Mount Plnos and Carolina Springs Saturday and Sunday. O. O. Miller, J. J. Lehman and 15. A. Walker of the Exchange • Club and W. E. Devlhe and John Patterson, scoutmasters, accompanied the boys. On Saturday evening a barbecue stoak dinner was served and tho evening passed In numerous outdoor activities engaged Ii:, during the evening. In the contests August Melo • won the prize for "Tho History of the Flag" contest; Billy Hlxon on Scout laws and flrebulldlng; Frank Thomas for hill climbing, and Fred Hlxon won tho broad jump and the 50 and 100-yard dash. During an assembly session, Mr. Lewis, forest ranger, gave a talk on the natures of local birds and plant life. Scouts present were Donald Stone- mate, Gene Miller, Charles Bttlley, Thomas Kennedy, Frank Thomas, August. Melo, Billy Hlxon, James Brandon, Jack White, William Devine, Fred Hlxon and Carl Rayslett. *-•-• FIRE DENIED TO NUDISTS LOS GATOS, Aug. 28. (U. P.)—For- cstry regulations prevented at least one "skin game" here. Tho Elysium nudists colony had announced a camp fire .dance when they were notified that there could be no camp flro In" the forest without a permit and that no permit would be forthcoming. It's our family's whiskey, neighbor — and neighbor, it's your price! Tom pointing toour Family'cWhUkey being sent over tome place We' can't hardly go any plaea thcie day* but what we «aa our Family'* Whukay being told to •omebody.Thi* here picture *how* the three of u* la»t week-end when wa wa* up visiting tome of our relation*. It'* Tom in front and then me and my brother William. Tom'* hollering at Barney Wright "Hey, what you got there?" Barney claim* he'* got more Wilken Family WhUkey customer* than any other*, and Barney** got a good trad* with • mighty fine cla*. of people. Hm?fy t w -, k . |l Our own Family's Whiskey- folks are fast finding out how they can enjoy the same whiskey as us distillers! It don't seem to count much how well-to-do a person happens to be— you find him going for our Family's Whiskey just as much as folks that have got their eye on the neighborly price the Wilken Family is sold at. So it can't be how little money everybody is charged for our Family's Whiskey that's making folks so excited over it. You just like what we distillers like in our whiskey. You like tastiness and something P.S.—FREE, t copy of our Wilken Family Cooking Album If you'll write mt »t The Miplet, R P. D. No. 3, Schenley, Pa. just as smooth as can be—so it just sort of oozes down your throat. Well, you're getting just the same as us! The Wilken Family Whiskey has got everything that Dad and us and Grandad ever found out concerning making whiskey extra tasty and smooth. And you can count on this here Family's Recipe always being just one way—the way you like it! f ff TH« •^^•^- ^^N^-* 1 ^^ <^ *f,r -W ^ ••.*' ^i *t^r -^ff^^r ^«*g^»^ Copyright 1936, Jot. 8. Finch A Co., Inc.. Schenley. P». •6.8 proof—The Mnlihl wtUtldef In ihi* product an If manibior old. 25% itralfbt wbltkUii 75% grain neutnUplrlti. 9!%itnl«ht wl 4 yum old, 20% Mnlejht whlikey 15 monthi old. SUPERVISED BY THE WILKEN FAMIIY

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