The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 19, 1944 · Page 2
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2 Tuesday, September 19, 1944 A thr«fl-mlnut0 chat with LlcuUnant- Cotnmandfr L. 0. BUnehard. in chtrgt of Southirn California Recruiting Oiitrlct Xo. it wasn't the discovery of a dodo or even n pterodactyl that caused all the excitement at WAVE Procurement Headquarters. However, .some specimens just about ns extinct wore found ; n few Americans who don't believe the war is over. This paleontological scoop was the result of a sailor's curiosity. For some reason. he put a question to several yotmg women who had been just sworn into the WAVES. "How coine?" the bluejacket said. "Here is a war which is practically over — everybody ti«ys so—and you bree/.e in here all excited, and decide to join the Xavy. How come'.' 1 ' The answers came, thick ami fa.st and vehement. The naive sailor wrote them down. HP isn't naive any more. Apprentice Seaman Marjorie Gene Hyde, of 1228 S. llimpau Blvd., "bitterly resents all this optimism because when Germany falls the war is only half won." Of course, Miss Hyde may have a special reason for being "bitterly resentful." Her father, Lieutenaiit- Colonel A. C. Hyde, has been lighting in the Pacific theater of war for more than two years, most recently at Sal- pan. The new WAVE continued, "I fully expect my term of naval service to run into years because I believe that it will take n year or more to defeat Japan after Germany is conquered. 1 am sure that my training and experience in the Xavy will build confidence and equip me for better things when the whole mess is over." Apprentice Seaman Marjoric Mae Soule, of 10400 Buford Are., Inglewood, "J'ist can't understand any talk about this being 'late in the game.' As far as I am concerned this is not late as far as the .Navy is concerned." Miss Soule, a California native daughter, won't guess when the war with Germany will end but she thinks the war with Japan will last: longer than our war with Germany. . . . "More than three years to go with Japan!" she predicts. Apprentice Seaman Eli/a- heth Constance Miller, of 1-4.VT Sixth Ave., Los Angeles, has H different slant regarding her future naval service as a WAVE. She believes, "Even if the lighting were to end tomorrow, which I don't think will happen, there still will be lots of important work for WAVES to do. I have a hunch that members of the Women's Reserve will find a big job ahead in demobilization H ud rehabilitation programs." Apprentice Seaman .Tonn Frances Frakell. of 1140 X. Alexandria street, Los An- eeles, guesses thnt the European war will be over "early in 10-15" but claims that the Japanese war is "very much underrated and probably will be going on for a couple of years." Miss Frakell, who has aspiration for a career in aviation or meteorology, wants the. Navy's "inimitable training in these tields to help in fiiltilling my ambitions." Apprentice Seaman Mabel Irene Hepburn, 10-100 Uuford Ave., Inglewood, has a personal reason for joining the WAVES. "I have a sweetheart in the Xavy—I think lie's on Guam right now. If my joining the WAVES will bring him home just a few hours sooner, and maybe it will, 1 will feel thai 1 have done a good job. The war? Oh, Germany should fold up for a Christmas present but. the .laps probably will be fighting for a long time— longer than Germany la-led." Apprentice Seaman Virginia Ann Peterson, of 2](I Cainino de las Colinas, Hedondo Heacli, is a hit of a philosopher. "I don't have the slightest idea or wouldn't care to gue-s when the war with Germany or Japan will end. All I know Is that if everyone in this country stops doing everything now, the war will go mi for a longer time than it should." Evidently these new WAVES have sentiments in accord with those of the Xavy department as evidenced by Sec. rotary James V. I-'orrestal's comment that "the Xavy will continue to expand rather than reduce personnel" and the statements by high ranking Naval officers to the effect that the Japanese war will be a long time irt reaching a conclusion satisfactory to America. Full facts about the WAVES, and the good pay rates, await you at the Bakersh'eld Xavy Recruiting Station, Post Office Building. Telephone 2-8269. This Advertisement Sponsored by DR. HAROLD HASKELL OPTOMETRIST 1434 Nineteenth Street What Is Wrong When Prayer Fails? Thirty years ago, in Forbidden Tibet, behind the highest mountains In the world, a young Englishman nnraed Edwin J. Dingle found (he answer to this question. A great mystic opened his eyes. A great change came over him. He realized the strange Power dial Knowledge gives. That Power, lie says, can transform the life of nii.vone. Questions, whatever Ibey .-ire, can be answered. The problems of health, death, poverty and wrong, can be solved. In his own cnse, he was brought back to splendid health. He »<••- quired wealth, too, as well as world-wide professional recognition. Thirl;; years ago, be was sick as n man could he and live, i >nre his collin was bought. Year.- of al- lno-'t runt inuotis tropical fevers, broken bones, near blindness, privation and danger bad made a iin- nian wreck of him, phj sically and menially. He was about to be sent back to England to die. when a si ranee message came—"They are waiting for you in Tibet." lie wants to tell the whole world what he learned there, under the guidance of the greatest mystic he ever encountered during his twenty-one years in the Far East. lie wants everyone to experience the greater health nnd the 1'owe.r, which there came to him. Within, ten years, he WHS able to retire to ibis country with a fortune. He had been honored by fellowships in the world's leading geographical societies, for his work as a geographer. And today, .'!() years later, he is still so athletic, capable of .so much work, so young in appearance, it is hard to believe be lias lived so long. As a first step in their progress toward the Power that Knowledge gives. Mr. I tingle wants to send to readers of Iliis paper a 0000-word treatise. He says the time has clime for it to be released to the \Vcslcrn World, and offers to send it. free of cos| or obligation, to sincere readers of this notice For your free copy, address The Institute of Mcnlalphysics, 'Jl:', South Hobart I'.lvd., J)ept. M-10. 1 !, I.os Angeles, Calif. Readers are urged to write promptly, ns only a lim- iti'd number of the free hooks have been printed. Hitler to Be Tried for Crimes, Says Hull WASHINGTON'. Sept. 19. UP}— Secretary of Slate Hull .said Monday that Hitler and his arch criminal associates already are on th«? Allied list of Axis war criminals who will be tried after victory- They are the last persons who would bo overlooked, he told a news conference in reply to a question about published reports that the Nazi leaders have been left off the war criminals list because they are government officials. Asserting that it was unfortunate that such reports were put out, Hull said the Allied war criminals corn- mission in London has been working steadily on its lists anfl has made fair progress. TOO MUCH GLNTOWDER IX')S. ANGEI,KS, Sept. 19. UP}— "I guess I put in a little too much gunpowder," 1 ^-year-old Alvaro T!a- inos told hospital attendants treating burns on his face, arms and abdomen. He made the gun himself, he explained, with a pine stock and a of electrical conduit. DON T SOAK LAST DAY TO REGISTER, SEPTEMBER 28 'on't risk your valuable plate or bridge trying to >ak it clean. 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The major said Bulgarian soldiers and a. few civilians committed most of the atrocities against the airmen, who suffered from lack of food and medical treatment, but conditions improved as the Russians neared the Bulgarian border. The Americans were released when Bulgaria withdrew from the war. There were I'.'O fliers in 1he group, including -!t. r > Americans. They were shot down in air raids over the Balkans. The major asserted that three fliers who hailed out and landed in Bulgarian were shot after reaching the ground. One died and the other two received bad injuries. 'Surly and mean prison guards hit oifi- fliers in the face with rifle butts," the major said. "Some were beaten badly with sticks and In a^ least one case a rubber hose was used. The boys were beaten about the head and shoulders with pistols and rifle bulls. There were many slaps and kicks and generally rough treatment." Gates Says Palau to Become Pattern UNITED STATES PACIFIC FLEKT HEADQUARTERS, PEARL HARBOR. 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