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VICTORY FAIR READY TO OPEN HERE WEDNESDAY PIPEFULS • Elk Hills Captain George F. Monson Captain George F. Monson, of this county is a veteran fighter pilot with the Fourth Marine Air AVing and as flight operations officer helped supervise marine air landings at Tarawa ami Kwajalein. He is a graduate of Taft Junior College and earned his wings in September, 1942. Ed Burrage Corporal Edmond K. Burrage, of the air corps, writes home that washing dirty clothes makes him feel like a housemaid. He says now he knows how his mother felt when he brought clothes home while he was stationed at Mintor Field. He washes his clothes now In a tin hat. Troy Burrage Edmond has a brother, Ensign Troy Bun-age, now at Sant'ord, Fla., • where he has earned his navy wings. He is remembered here as a. member of the track tea:n of the high school. The two fcoys are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Jv T . A. Burrage, of this city. Gerald Kline, of this city, was reported severely wounded during the Normandy fighting. Carlos Robertson It was reported to me that Carlos Robertson is on his way home now after having oeen a prisoner of war in Germany following the African campaign in which he was wounded. Bob Bowen Jessie Bowen writes me that once, when ho was 3 years old, I gave her son a toy pipe. Now she says he is 23 years of age and a petty officer in the navy serving as a radio expert, this having been his hobby for years. For more than eight months he has been on active duty in the Pacific. Regular correspondents of Mrs. Millie G. Munsey are Johnny Owens and Harry Ghilarducci, her former students, now in the service in Alaska. They have both traveled widely in the north on their regular duties. Harry' recently saw Joe Finn and some time ago ran into Pete Contralto, both local boys on duty in that theater. Russ Kniffen In letters received recently by Miss Grace Bird, director of Bakersfield Junior College, was news of many former students now In the navy. Russ Kniffen was recently commissioned an ensign in the navy air corps at Camp Lauderdale, Fla. Russ reported that Naval Aviation Cadets Doug Stone, Johnny Rossetto, Andy Davidson, and Roy Phillips are still working toward their coinmissions at Corpus Christi. ' John Shore John Shore is now completing midshipman's training at Asbury Park, N. J. Jim Graham and Harold Roati are now in midshipman's School. Downing McKee. Naval Aviation Cadet Downing McKee is Still in flight training at Livermore. He says that Jack Thomson and Jack Williams are in the same camp. Among former junior collegians now navy pre-medical students are Beverly Stewart. Keith King, Jim Brown, Max Newman and Bernard Thompson. Jim Brown and Max Newman* training at Notre Dame, are members of the science honor society there, and Lieutenant (j. g.) Truett Bunch, who until recently saw very few of bis former Bakersfleld friends, "hit the Jackpot" when he met Naval Lieutenants Howard Shively and Jim Mifldleton, Lieutenant-Commander John Clymer and Marine Corporal "Lefty" Faulk. Merle Coombs Merle Coombs is in Jacksonville, FJa., for training as an aviation electrician. Aviation' Cadet Ted Carlten, of the navy, is in primary training at Norman,,Okla. i GUNS "ELIMINATED" NEW YORK, Sept. 19. Iff)—The German official news agency, DNB, said today in a Berlin broadcast that few Nazi strongpoints of naval and coastal artillery still'were holding out- in the 1 French port of Brest. Union Cemetery NON-PROFIT .CORPORATION . PERPETUAL CARE View Its Lovely Landscaped Grounds /"Gardens and Flowers and Gemlike Lakes See Our Monument Display Near the Office Phone 7-7185 $1,911,462 Project to Be Rushed in County Cost estimated at $1,911,462 and running 73 miles between the Elk Hills naval reserve to refining and distributing plants in southern California, a new pipeline to carry the crude oil will be under construction soon in Kern county, employing hundreds of men in the project that will be rushed as an emergency wartime measure. The project was an nonnced in a news dispatch today. The United States navnl reserve in Elk Hills, subject of national an< congressional controversy, WHS set tied by an net of Congress permit ting the Standard Oil Company to be the contractor for oil drilling in that area. Construction of the new pipeline from the Elk Hills naval reserve wil be rushed, according; to Louis Dreves chairman of the area production urg enry committee. He said Union Oil, General Petroleum and the Texas Companj lines will be linked with the well? drilled by the Standard Oil Company. Preferred Rating A preferred manpower rating ha? been given the job In order that it can be rushed to completion, Dreves said. This may mean the importation of scores of new families to Kern county during the construction period. Other projects approved include: El Segundo: Alterations of Standard Oil Company plant, $64,000, to increase production of butadiene, and installation of additional facilities to handle propane, $21,000. Long Beach: Installation of gas dehydration plant by municipal gas department to remove water vapor and improve quality of gas, $40,000. Tank Okayed Torrance: Additional tanks and other equipment by General Petroleum Corporation to increase production of naphthenic acid, $67,255. AVilmington: Construction by the Union Oil Company of high-pressure catalytic pilot plant for experimental work, $43,750. Installation of an absorption system by Wilmington Sasoline Company to recover light hydrocarbon products and dry gas from wells, $191,292. LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1944 PAGES 7 TO 14 V.F.W. Leader Warns Against Racketeers With the warning that political campaigns frequently breed "free speech racketeers," V. R. Morgan of J115 Twentieth street, California department Americanism chairman of :he Veterans of Foreign Wars and former commander of Private Harold Brown Post 1468, Bakersfield, urges members of the V. F. W. and ts ladies' auxiliary to be on the alert for "oratory which provokes disunity under guise of patriotism." "Let us keep our thinking straight on political issues and our wartime patriotic obligations," Mr. Morgan asks. "The impending political campaigns will give enemy sympathizers opportunities to spread distrust and 'oment class hatreds under pretense >f free speech. Enemy propagandists are .working hard to put a brake on our march to Berlin and Tokyo. They look on our presidential campaign year as a golden opportunity o cast suspicion on our allies and confuse objectives for which our boys are fighting. "Every American voter must guard against persons who pose HS lolitical speakers and employ propaganda which encourages Americans ,o ignore their patriotic duties. We must not permit these false prophers o destro5 r our national unity and >etray our fighting men overseas," ie concluded. Cigarette Causes Fire in Back Seat of Car City firemen extinguished a fire :aused by a cigarette in the back seat •f the car pwned by Jerry Green, Route 2, Box 214, Monday at 8:45 p. m. on Highway 99 just east of he circle, city fire department eports. Three small brush fires were put iut by the county fire department yesterday. TO SPEAK—Oliver Carlson, noted labor expert, will be one of the speakers on the Open Forum to be sponsored by A. A. U. W. at Washington School auditorium September 28. LABOR EXPERT WILL SPEAK OLIVER CARLSON TO APPEAR ON FORUM Council Favors Payment of Veterans Tu i t io n Kern Postwar Group Passes Resolution Urging Federal Government to Pay Fee of Returned Servicemen Attending Publicly Owned Schools A resolution that the federal government pay the tuition of returning veterans who attend publicly-owned schools was passed by the Kern county postwar planning council at a meeting, Monday night, at Hotel El Tejon. Dr. Thomas L. Nelson, superintendent of the Kern County Union High School district, presented the bill and said that the federal government pays When Oliver Carlson appears at A. A. U. AV.—sponsored open forum on September 28 to participate as one of the three noted lecturers scheduled to discuss America's postwar adjustment, he will bring to Bakersfield an impressive record of travel and research experience in Italy, Germany, Russia, and France, as well as a grasp of the American labor and industry situation. With the September 28 forum discussion arranged to allow each of the scheduled speakers an opportunity to present his views on a problem which will face America in attempting satisfactory postwar adjustment, Mr. Carlson will develop as his specialized topic the problem of labor and industry. The other two topics to be considered will be those of "Understanding Our Allies for Postwar Peace," and "Economic and Population Trends" with Dr. W. Ballentine Henlye and Dr. Francis J. Bowman presenting their interpretation of the problems connected with these issues. Labor Authority As a recognized authority in the field' of labor and industry, • Mr. Carlson has served as a special lecturer for the United States Office of Education, California Association for Adult Education, Los Angeles Board of Education. and -. University of California Extension Division.-He has served as spfecial~jtdvlser and consultant on labqp problem? arid public relation's to tnany well-kftown civic and governmental organizations, and is equally well ..known as, a journalist, with his most recen book, "Propaganda and Public Opinion," being published this year Adding to his reputation of being an intensely stimulating lecturer'is Mr. Carlson's vivid free-lance writing experience all over Europe, with his background including being in RUS' sia at the time of the great famine, witnessing the rise of Fascism In Italy and watching the Communist revolution in Germany. Of Swedish parentage, Mr. Carlson was raised in Michigan and stud' ed at the University of Michigan and Chicago as well as at London and Berlin. He has the background of being as widely traveled at home as abroad, having lived in Detroit, S'ew York and Chicago. Since 1935, has made his home in California, ivith his lectures taking him from coast to coast. Student of Local Teacher Interesting to local audiences will be the fact that Mr. Carlson was at one time a student of Miss Virginia Stearns, who is an instructor of English in Bakersfield High School, vho report that even as a student Oliver Carlson was outstanding. Mrs. Joseph LeConte, chairman of he planning committee, reports-that he forum will be held at Washing- on audftorium, and that tickets may ie secured from the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce or the Kern lounty Chamber of Commerce, or by ohoning Mrs. Robert Shreve, 8-8132. Of interest to all educators of Bak- rsfield and Kern county is the an. louncement made today by Miss 3dna Keough that attendance at the September 28 forum will give insti- ute credit for teachers of Kern ounty, since the forum subject is onsidered to have a vital educational ignificance at this time. WITH US TODAY COMMENDS BOOK—" 'Those Who Serve' will be a cherished and complete .history of the men who are serving in this war. I want to compliment all those responsible for the successful editing," were the words of A. W. Noon, county supervisor. Mr. Noon is the past commander of the Stanley H. Llttlejpost 70, of the American Legion in Taft. Pictured above in the stereotyping department of The Bakersfield Californiah, he is examing a matrix for one of the pages of the boolp which Is sponsored by the Frank S. Reynolds Post 26, of the local American Legion. Orders for "Those Who Serve" are being taken at the local American Legion hall. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Legrand, Houston, Texas. Visiting. Hotel Padre. If. Berkely, Columbia, S. C. Business. Hotel Padre. G. D. Parker, Napervillc, III. Business. Bakersfield Inn. Miss Mildred Foreman, Los Angeles. Visiting. Hotel El Tejon. Mr. and Mrs. George Vacher, Los Angeles. Hotel El Tejon. AXWffBE DAY OFPRAYER CELEBRATION NOT IN ORDER, COUNCIL SAYS A recommendation that there be no celebration when Germany surrenders was passed Monday night at Hotel El Tejon by the Kern County Postwar Planning Council. Major Leonard Hall, who pre sented the problem to the group fo discussion, said, "How will the boy in New Guinea feel if the folks a .hpme celebrate the victory in Ger many, when there's still a war t be won!" The council is of the opinion tha all Kern residents should attem church on the European V-Day am give thanksgiving that this majo: battle has been won. Marc Lindsay, Kern county farn adviser, said that any absence o workers from any of the transporta tion lines would seriously affect the county's agricultural program. In fact, members of the council believe that this day should be one of re dedication and that all workers re solve to work even more vigorously since the Pacific coast will definitely be a strategic center when full inva sion forces are launched agains Japan. Arthur S. Crites, chairman of the council, appointed Dr. Thomas Nel son, chairman: Marc Lindsay, .and Leonard Hall to compose a commit tee to embed in the mind of the pub lie, the opinion held by the planning council. Two Girls Injured in Fall From Horse Two girls were injured when thrown from the horse they were riding Monday at 6 p. m. near their home. They are Marlene Evans, 10 Route, 6, Box 673, Bakersfield, who has back and chest injuries, and Ar lene Duffield, 15, Route 4, Box 64, who has a possible fractured pelvis, according to attaches at Kern General Hospital, where both are being treated. Delia Rose Levey, 32, Aspen, Colo., received minor injuries Monday at 7 p. m. in a collision involving the car in which she was riding, driven by Marshall E. Levey, 29, also of Aspen, Colo., and a truck driven by O. B. Macon, 120 McCord .avenue, Bakersfield. She was treated at Kern General Hospital and dismissed. Judith Burns, I'/i-year-old daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Burns, Green Garage, 20 to 25 miles south of Bakersfield, crawled under a larked car when the car owner, ludy Prosenick, Los Angeles, started :o drive away. She was taken to Mercy Hospital by Prosenick. Her condition is reported "good" today. Condition of Mrs. Vina William son, 57, 319% Beardsley avenue, who was found unconscious Sunday at 10:30 p. m. on North Chester avenue near the River Cafe, where it was relieved she had ' walked into the side of a car, is reported as "still serious" at Kern General Hospital, where she is being treated for. a fractured skull. Council Postpones Ward Appointment The City Council, in a brief session ast night decided to postpone ap- >ointment of a successor to the late Councilman M. D. Marmaduke of the Fifth ward until next Monday night. A list of candidates was consid- red, but it was agreed that more mature consideration should be given to the choosing of an able ouncilman to fill the vacancy "created by the death of the late Mr. larmaduke. ' The period during which voters rom this ward could have • filed petition for special election to fill lie election expired last-Wednesday, nd in the absence of such a peti- ion, the City Council Is authorised under the law to make (he appointment. the tuition of the veterans attending a privately-owned school, however, as the plan is now, the local taxpayers must pay $400 per student per year. "After the war, this school district is expecting an extreme increase in the number of students from all over the state and even the nation,-" Doctor Nelson declared. He commented that^a large percentage of those cnrollees will be returning veterans. Vern McLeod. manager of the Taft Chamber of Commerce, announced that the Taft Junior College has been approved in the education program for the discharged servicemen. A copy of the resolution .will be sent to the state reconstruction reemployment commission and to General Frank T. Hines, originator of the educational bill which was presented to Congress. Would Create Jobs Jobs for returning veterans would be created if the natural resourc program were passed by the state, i was indicated at the meeting. The bill, which was originated b> Don Lucas, says that such person hired will perform other emergency duties, such as prevention of fires check cattle rustling, and step up the . -extermination of predator; animals. J Fina,n.cing of the plan could b hWMOa4 ? ,by ; the Jish and game f unc which has never been appropriatec by the-state Legislature. There i approximately $7,000,000 in thi fund. ,The plan will be submitted to tin state reconstruction and re-employ nient commission and the State Fish and Game commission. Approve Hospital in Kern The establishment of a veterans hospital in Kern county was ap proved by the council. However, it is the opinion of the group that sue! an institution be located away from any heavily populated area. Tehach api was suggested as a possible loca tion. According to a report submitted to the group'by A. L. Trowbridge, a survey, which is being conducted to determine the economic conditions to be expected after the war, has been circulated among the businessmen ol this community. Needs Private Enterprise Harry Hopkins declared of the low-cost housing project, which is being contemplated by the group, '"This matter 'depends upon private enterprise." He said that It would take an actual survey to determine the sue cess of the housing project. * Arthur Crites, chairman of the council, commented, "There Is a defi nite need for this project, a person who owns a home makes a better citizen." Youngster Kills Buck on Mountain Eleven-yea r-olcJ Donald Hitchcock, ,1L'6 Beardsley avenue, Oildale and son of Addison Hitchcock, superintendent of the Third Road District, has the distinction of having bagged a deer on the opening day of the season, it was announced today. The youngster was hunting on Indian peak on September 16 when he sighted and shot the big deer. Dillashaw, Misemer Elected to Board New Directors Homed to Oildale Sanitation Board BLOWS ITS TOP—Thta new well in the Tejon foothill country and part of a new oil development area, blew out its drill pipe* Saturday as the gas rushed through the 3-foot open formation at 2613 feet. The well, which had not been brought under control on Monday, la being drilled by the Reserve Oil and Gus Company and was on water tent when the drill pack was hurled through the air by the force ,of the gas. The well is located in section 33, township 11 north, range 19 wept, San Bernardino base' and meridian. S. G. Dilla.shaw and Xool Misrnior are now members of the sanitation board of the North-of-the-River district, as the result of the sanitation election staged Monday. Mr. Misemer led the candidate: with 157 votes followed by Mr. Dilla- .shaw, 146; Robert D. Shaw, 144; and Lionel W. Fortune, 122. According to C. AV. Howard, secretary of the board, the number of persons who voted was extremely small. There were three precincts. Mr. Shaw and Mr. Fortune were running for relectlon to the board, which is composed of five members; the other three^belng John E. Edgar, president. Mr. Howard, secretary; and Alfred Mclntyre. Pensioners Slate "Register" Contest Old Age Pensioners Club members will have an opportunity to win a $25 prize and serve their country at the same time in the "register-your- friends" contest that was announced today by Club President Wiley C. Don-is. Mr. Dorris declared that many of the club members lacked transportation to registration booths and that he had offered the prize as an inducement for those with cars to get all of their friends and neighbors registered. The Old Age Pensioners Club member responsible for getting the most people registered will receive the prize, Mr. Dorris said. Announcement was also made of the state convention of the Old Age Pensioners Club which will open In Bakersfield on October 10 The opening meeting of the convention will be a barbecue in Bealc Park. President Dorris reported. The convention is slated for October 10, 11 and 12. Endorsement of Proposition No. 11, which will be voted on in the November election, was given by the Old Age Pensioners Club at a recent meeting. Members declared that No. 11 provides for a pension of $60 per month for persons over 60 years of age. As this money cannot be saved, but must be put back into circulation, and the recipients must not work, club members believe that the pension will promote better financial conditions for everyone. "Those who receive the pension will be taken off the labor market, thus leaving more jobs for returning servicemen," President Dorris declared. PRESIDENT — Albert S. Goode, president of the Fifteenth District Agricultural Association, will welcome city and county officials and other visitors tomorrow as the eighth annual Victory Foods Fair opens for a five-day run. 100 ENTRIES IN HORSEJOW PRIZE ANIMALS WILL BE SHOWN AT FAIR Approximately 100 entries have been received by Chairman Herb Vaughn for tho gala horse show which will be held Friday and Saturday evening of this week at the Victory Foods Fair at the Kern county fairgrounds. These represent some of the finest animals in the state, reported Mr. Vaughn, and some of the outsanding riders are expected to perform their mounts before the judges. The show is the only part of the Victory Food Fair which will require admission. Prices are $1.80 for box seats, $1.20 for general admission and 50 cents for servicemen in uniform. Horses will compete for a tota prize list of $1500. judge will be L F. Rollins of Lindsey. For the Friday night show, Mr Vaughn reports that there are entries in the open jumper class, n the three-gaited saddle horses open; 12 in tho children's mounts inder 1-1.2; 7 in the roadsters t< )ike; 12 in the saddle ponies, junio: 'armer division; ti in the five-gaitec saddle horses; 10 in the lightweigh stock horses; 5 In the three-gaited saddle horse- competition. For Saturday night, 7 have en ered the hunter class; 5 in the five gaited saddle horse; 17 in the west rn horses: 6 in the three-gaitet saddle-horse; 7 in the roadsters to )ike, and G in- the five-gaited saddle lorse class. """ A special featUKB.'.of this evening's program is a Palomino exhibition hrougrh • the courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fagan, of Reseda, Calif. Minter Musical Group Will Give Program •j "'« 9 Seizure of More Coal Mines Ordered WASHINGTON, Sept. 19. <f>— President Roosevelt today ordered he seizure of nine strike-bound coal mines in West Virginia, bringing o 73 the number of bituminous pits taken over by the government this month because of labor troubles. The President acted after the War jabor Board notified him that labor roubles in the mines caused by a dispute involving 120 supervisory employes are threatening to impede the war effort. Minter Field's newest musical irganlzation, the Wings of Melody horal ensemble from Section F, will ing a program of spirituals and lassies at 8 o'clock tonight In the linter.Base Chapel. The public is nvited to attend. The 18-volce ensemble of colored oldlers, directed by Private Orial A. 'aylor, has appeared recently, both on and off the air base. Last week the group took part in a musical show in honor of Cadet Class 45-A and broadcast a 15-minute program from Station KERN, Bakersfield. The program at the chapel will be the first of its type presented on the field by the singers, whose popularity was instantaneous and enthusiastically expressed at their appearance before the incoming cadets. Members of the ensemble are as follows: First tenors, Privates Willie J. Cooper, Nathaniel A. Mann, Lar- nio Satterwhite, Private First Class Edward Scroggins; second tenors, Privates Myrt Baskln, Earl Brown, Robert Goe. John G. Lynch, David O. Rice, Allie Towns; baritones, Privates Linwood Beverly, Ewin Byrd, Leroy Jones, Brownell Turner, Melvin Wildy; basses. Privates Joseph Stowers, Henry R. Wheeler and Frank S. Wright. Private George Shelton Is accompanist. Heavy Enrollment Seen at Evening School Classes With' registration held last night, Bakersfield Evening High School and Junior College classes this fall may exceed enrollment figures of >revious years, particularly in cer- ain courses, it was announced by 'rinclpal Guy W. Garrard this morning. Offering more than 40 different classes in a wide variety of subjects, he adult evening school classes will ret under way tonight, when the 'irst meeting of classes slated for Tuesday and Thursday nights will )e held. Registration will continue n the evening school office through- )ut the week until Friday, Mr. Garrard stated. With no charge made or the evening school courses, nany adults in the community are aking advantage of the opportunity >f taking commercial subjects to mprove job .situations, classes In vhich they may indulge hobbles, curses which lead to the high chool diploma, and still other curses designed to help develop a wider range of interests. Divisions Named Courses are divided into several (visions, including commercial sub- eels, shop courses, homemaklng curses, art, academic courses for he high school diploma, drawing, lasses for foreigners, physical edu- atlon and special courses such as Istributive education, first aid, lapi- ary work, gem polishing and prac- teal chemistry. Classes beginning tonight include English, all grades; history, all grades? practical speech, accounting, ookkeeping, business English, be- inning, intermediate and advanced hnrthand, typing, auto shop, rmi- nine shop, acetylene welding, na- ioiiiil defense welding, woodtihop for n and women, citizenship, Eng- sh for foreigners, first aid, lapi- ary work, gem polishing, practical chemistry, physical education for men and- women, rules and officiating, and physical education for women only. The class in leadership for the Bakersfield police department also is included in the group of classes beginning tonight. Information on the evening school courses may be obtained from the evening school office located in the administration building of Bakersfield High School. Most classes will be held from 7 to 9:15 p. m., with no charge being made for the courses. A number of teachers who assisted at registration last night reported that several of the classes will have enrollments which may exceed those of other years, according to Mr. Garrard, who pointed out that supplemental gasoline may possibly be secured for attendance at night school classes if proper application is made through the local ration board. Schedules Set While a number of classes will get under way tonight, others will commence Wednesday evening. Usually classes are hejtd Tuesday and Thursday nights or Wedtafsday and Friday evenings/ Occasionally a class will meet only one night *. week, while typing and woodshop are scheduled Monday through Thursday nights. National defense welding is held Monday through Friday nights from 6 p. m. to midnight. Evening school coarSes also are slated, to begin tonight at East fiakei afield High School, with enrollment Continuing throughout the week, it was announced by Principal Dan Reed. Adults in the area are invited to obtain further information about the courses offered by visiting East Bakorsfleld High School tonight or by telephoning the evening school. of£ice at that institution. 2000 Bii ^^B»" • Entries to Compete Largest Foods Fair in History of Show Will Open Wednesday Plans wore complete today for the opening of the eighth annual Victory Foods Fair at Kern County Fairgrounds tomorrow with an entry list in all divisions which will transcend any previous show. More than 2000 entries have been received by the fan? management and stock began moving into the grounds early this week, groomed and ready to compete for the $19,(XK) offered in prize money in addition to the rich special prizes offered in nearly every division. Sponsored by the Fifteenth District Agricultural Association, the fair was definitely accented on youth. Farm boys, junior stockmen and agricultural students held the spotlight of the show as their animals were made ready to walk before the judges. The divisions are as follows: Beef cattle, headed by Art Johnson, as chairman; dairy cattle, with Horace Strong as chairman: sheep, with Robert L. Shreve as chairman: hogs, with P. D. Spilsbury as director; I poultry and rabbits, headed by Wai- I ter Shore; fruits and vegetables. I headed by Lewis A. Burtch; food ' preservation, directed by Mrs. S. C. Denison; agricultural mechanics, directed by Walter Stiern: horses, led by Herb Vaughn, and junior farm division, headed by J. Ray Messinger. Judging of the entries will begin tomorrow morning with Judge Frank SI. Kramer, assistant state director of agriculture, handling the fruits and vegetables; Judges Mrs. Milton Hatch, C. H, Green. Alice Philips, Mark Linscott. H. K. Dickson, A. B. Cobb, J. R. Hixon and J. E. Saint working the processed foods department. J) Poultry Judging Richard Leach, Tjnown as one of the outstanding poultry judges in the west, will examine the poultry, and Judge Ed Julius of Burbank will judge the rabbit*.. A. JU Bassett, superintendent of. ,th« -swine department of the Adobe ranch, Madera, will judge the hogs and J. L. Thomp son of the California Polytechnic School at San Luis Oblspo will judge the breeding horse classes. A. G. Rlnn, regional supervisor of agricultural education for the San Joaquin valley, will judge the agricultural mechanics classes. The beef cattle will pass before Judge Harry Parkee. manager of the beef department of the California Polytechnic Institute, on Thursday morning, and Thursday evening the horse champions in each class will be judged. Sheep will be judged Friday morning by Lyman Ben n ion of Caltech, and G. E. Gordon of the University of California will judge dairy cattle on that day also. Friday evening will bring the Future Farmers, 4-H Club and Junior Farmers judging contest. Auction Saturday Saturday is the day for the big auction, when the champion beef :attle, swine and sheep will be sold by famed Auctioneer Charles Adams, whose colorful personality makes :hese sales the most exciting part of :he show. Secretary-Manager Jim Callagy an- lounccd today that everything was n readiness for the show. Chairman A. AV. .Noon, of the Kern County Board of Supervisors; Alfred Siemon, mayor of the city of Bakersfield, and A. S. Goode, president of the Fifteenth District Agricultural Association, which sponsors the show, will welcome the crowds to the innual fair in a brief ceremony at 1:15 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. This will be broadcast over KERN, vith Mr. Callagy and Dean Pieper, •hairman of exhibit building and en- ;ertainment, collaborating. A special dinner for all junior ex- libitors, fair officials and members of the fifteenth district board of di- •ectors, will be held Friday evening it Hotel El Tejon by the Safeway 'ompany. ON LEAVE—On leave before going overseas is Lieutenant (j.g.) Frederic Robinson, United States Naval Reserve, Bakersfield High Sellout band instructor and counselor now on leave. Commissioned early in the summer. Lieutenant Robinson has just completed the naval indoctrination course at the University of Arizona, Tucson, and is visiting his wife, Mrs. Joy Robinson, 1808 Corrientes, and two children before taking up his new duties. A graduate of the University of Southern California, where he played football, Lieutenant,-««hin»on joined the faculty of Bft&rafield High School two years ago, where he has been serving as instructor for the high school baaii. a» well iut a member or the counseling *mt coaching staffs. Airs. Robtiwon ts now teaching at East Baker»fi«ld High School.

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