The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 2, 1936 · Page 3
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f : : ;;K^^i ; ^. : '^;,v-:;;^,,r• S^p^.^,-^n.Hf;t ;: ^>J? Wv;;^ v-r v - - ' h I '• '. -, IT I . 1 .- -. I- H > - • •- * - ' ' ' I - 11 ' • ' • .•- - • , -,-. - ' * r v s ,*'.*, '. J 'L ' J 1 - ..' K- >.' ''•"- • ; ^.iV' ! t THE BAKERSPIEL& CALIFORNIA!*, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2. 1986 ! 4 • '••• ^...••••..; t Wr&-mim •- v. --.^y-^vtw •v . ••;•• ' r v>wW&g ;;•-•;• : -'.-•• : .-•:• £&*&.$». . h - I ^^ •^^ -• r ^- ^v —^» m^f •• ^ Valley Scotty n , , (AMQG&ted Press Leased Wire) T OS'ANOlHt-ES, Sept, 2*—The days •-M pf gold arc back again, says Death Valley Scotty. . "I've got half a million in joke (gold dust) and I'm going to finish tho caatle," the famous old desert rat said today, His blue eyes beamed as he sunk Ms fork in a plete.ot black bottom plo for breakfast. He exhibited ono of tho fattest rolls of currency ho has carried In years. fishing out a $100 bank note from .atnong Borne $1000 notes, he said: "You gotta bo/ careful about flashing these $1000 notes around hero nowaday a*" There aro -more guys than ever that are ready to 'crack you on the head." Scotty (born Walter Scott) went back into the rocks of Death Valley In mid-July with a now string of mules. "tt'S'the finest string I ever had, I brought a million back from tho rocks "I figured it's time to finish the castle, i started in 1052 and spent $2,381,000 on it and then stopped when they questioned my title years ago and the foreigners tried to take the land away. Roosevelt settled that last year, giving mo tho title. "All the rolling stock is rusted now and the first thing I'm doing is getting about $10,000 worth of trucks to start things up again. 1 gotta put up big walls to save tho castle from the spouts (desert flash floods), finish tho moat and lake, and put on tho tile and other things on the outside." The caPtlo is located In Grapevine canyon, in northern Death valley. It Is a group of buildings, Including a \vatch tower with chimes, a clock tower, a water works sufficient to supply a small city and miles of tunnels underneath. Tho main dwellings are luxuriously furnished, the, music room containing a $75,000 pipe organ, the master bedroom and furnishings costing $180,000, Tin Can Alley Is M^ ' ': ..- ' ' -fc ^^5|* ft % Street in Florida Prc«« Lnattd r<rej W13ST PALM BEACH., Fla.» Sept. Tin Can Alley is a reality, not a j name, In West Palm Beach. .Pot* nearly 10 years Superintendent aD. D. Howard of the depart* mont of B t re ota and public Improve- menla has been utilizing discarded tin cans for street building purposes, collecting tho cans from the city Incinerator. The cans take the place of about half the. amount of crushed rock that would otherwise bo used in tho street base, savins: half the cost of the roadoed. According to Superintendent Howard, they make excellent streets, and thoroughfares with a foot thick layer of tin cans rolled down to half tlxat thickness arc holding up as well as those surfaced with rock. Six months after tho cans are spread over tho roadbed and rolled, the tin undergoes oxidation and the cans arc transformed into a firm, hard mass. Tho plan was originally used in California. r if • I! HP NOW WEI SAVE *- t ' ^"^- SAFER from BLOWOUTS Scaled-in eafety makei every ply A wfety ply.., provides extra blowout protection for today*! fan 888mm. front SAFER SKIDS U. S, Cogwheel Tread . . . the all-over non-skid giving both center and shoulder traction . . . provides extra protection from dan. gerous skids. SAFER for MORE MILES Tougher, longer. wearing Tempered Rubber . . . a patented "U. S." formula ... provides sure-gripping tread for thousand* of ex. tra miles. SAFETY TU costs no more-Patented feature prevents "trapped air" blowouts. 2200 Chester Avenue Phone 335-336 (By JOHN D. HENDERSON) i C . E. M. JOAD, author of "Return to Philosophy" has finished his new book, "The Dictator Resigns." "My dictator," says Professor Joad, "unliko his contemporaries belle vea that a mind freo to go wrong IH better tha.n one compelled to go right. Therefore, ho resigns and proposes from his armchair, instead of imposing from a palace, reforms which will increase tho general sum of happiness. Mr. Joad's reforms cover a wide ran go M from unilateral diftarmarne.nt to an embargo on dead animals' skins used as female wear- Ing apparel." Hollywood Another ironical study of dictators of a different sort in Max Miller'* "For tho Sake of Shadows" in which Miller warns young writers that "You can't win in Hollywood. Too many young authors are drawn hero after their first success, and hence arc lost to tho country forever. These writers become only too soon poor frenzied slaves donating their life's few hours to obtain a twper- flutty of things they do not need, do not enjoy, and which in time will be snatched from them anyway." "Sour grapes?" the publishers ask. "Well, you ci.il wiy so, for Max didn't like It when they took the title of hla famous 'I Cover the Waterfront' and built a film around it which he Bald had no relation to his book at all. At any rate, Max doesn't like Hollywood which Invited him down after the success of his filmed book, gave htm u spaclouH office, a large mahogany desk, a handful of pcn'cils, plenty of time, two stenographers and a. heavenly salary, and told him to get busy and 'ho funny.' Hr- flopped, ho thinks, on the assignment, and Tor the Hake of Shadows' tell why." Day at School A beautiful book of photographs that children as well aa adults will enjoy la tho little volume by Agnt*n McCrendy called, "A Dny ut School" which tells tho story of a. Hlnglo day In her own life at school und of the children under her. Tho book shown a group of public school youngsters at work in a first grade, fairly representative of thousands like them all over the country. Mrs. McCrcady reports to her publishers that "nothing has over happened to me. I'vo been nowhere, seen nothing and know no one." Vet she has "lived deeply and happily and excitingly" In an American public school room. Dos Pusso* John Dos PHSSOS, whose uovol, "The Big Money" has just been pub* lishcd, has on tho other hand been everywhere. IU> submit* a brtef biographical sketch aa follows. "I was born In Chicago, was rarted around a good deal as a child, to Mexico, to Belgium, lived in England a little, In Washington. IX C., and on a farm in Westmoreland county In tidewater Virginia. After gradu* atlng from Harvard, 1 went to Spain with the Idea of studying In an architectural school; when tho United Slates wont into the 12uroj>eixn War, got myself into a couple of ambulance services and finally into the U. 8. medical corps as a private. After the, peace worked as u news, paper correspondent and freo lance In Spain, Mexico, New York, the Nenr F-nst," Depot Commences (Vnitrd Preit Leafed Wire) SACRAMENTO, Sept. 2.—Ground breaking ceremonies marking tho start of work on a now army air depot hero will be given recognition on the slnte. fair program, Tuesday, September 8, directors announced. Twenty-five army planes will participate In the ceremonies, flying In formation over the fair grounds, and the officers and men of the flight will be guentH at the fair after construction of the air depot has been started. The day will bo designated as "aviation day" at the fair. Workon ArmyAir Modern Pied Pipers Leate • • ^h 4AA -Atk K* • 1 JA 4LK.A *-—•*- «*. && ^i» ^. .» ^™* ' • ' ''.•'<' 4- A^ ',, .'5,< > . ' r •/. .? V I \ I , . ^ ^T— , .- L "1 . L »' f 4 P t ' •^>-V".&6 : 3 i. • '*'>' V/ '^ ./v; •rfc#-#&& Ri( j Island CRIPPMC TOl US KX01*AM> LONDON, Sept. 2. (I.*. r.J—Will- iam Hlnckbunu who has vwnilyftMt legs but a grout love for travel, ha* left London on a 2000-mllo tour of England In hia homo-made \vhoel chair. He made H from two bl- oyole wheels and a box, In H he can cover 60 miles a <Uvy. (Vnlted Prc»« Sept. £.—Modern Plod Pipers arc two American scientists who left hero recently to fly 2600 miles ncrorts (ho Pacific to Wake island to kill rats. Faced with the necessity of exterminating rodents on Wake bo- fore inaugurating passenger service to the orient this fall, Pan American Alrwaya secured tho federal Rovernment'a co-operation In Bending scientists to supervise the Job. Armed with imps, guns and pol- sona Instead of u flute, Henry K. Spencer, biologist with the 1'nltrd Sintos experiment station In Honolulu and H, G. Hansen, member of tho I'nlted States biological survey in Hawaii, drew the nHsIgnment. YoracltniA Enters Wake actually IB comprised of three liny islands—\Vake, Peale and \Vilke-8—micloaed by a coral lagoon. t Leaned 2500 miles duo west of Honolultt On Peale Pan American has buUt Its alrbaac, third Btopping- stone on the route to Manila, and hern ttid rats cavort. They eat feverythingr available, even gnawing through heavy canvas, boxes and crates to filch food auppUet;. j i Thousands of them, descendants of 1 rats who "hitch-hiked*' to Wake during- ancient Polynesian migrations, overrun thn three Islands. They reproduce faster than men can shoot them; they are smart enough to dodge ordinary traps after the first few hundred have been caught* Poisoning \# one effective method for their removal but in the process two of the. rats' worst enemies, the. Wake rail, a small but vicious bird, and tho hermit crab, would be exterminated also. Both the rail and the crab feed on mts. . • ^ ^i ^ 4 1 -H Counsel for Fund Will BeEmployed \Hrfi SACRAMENTO. Sept. ?. — Date for tho civil service examination to fill tho POBX of counsel for the alate compensation Insurance fund, originally slatod for August 8, has been moved up to Sepinmbfr t, the Htato personnel board announced. Protest H from Severn! sourrop that vho qualifications listed In tho board 'H original announcement wrro "trtllor-mude" to fit n cortuln candidate resulted in poBtpononient of the August tests. In sotting a new d«f». ho the personnel board nnnounco-1 was no chringo in the examination entrance reuulronionts. 1698 Aliens Now in Fish Business (I'nittd PrfKf /yffMrrf SACRAM13NTO, Sept. 2.—Of tho f>330 perbona engaged in commercial fishing in California, 1698 aro allonw, according to a report of the state dlvlwlon of fish und game, Tho report also rcvealnd that only 30 per cent of tho total are native born to the United States. ItallaiiR, Japanese and tfluva make up a largo percentage. In the Iwsxmnee of commercial fish- Ing HoenacH, tho law requires only that the applicant has resided In the United States for a period of one year. WHAT TO DO FOR ECZEMA ITCHING AND BURNING > Wash the affected part* with Rcsinol Soap and ^arm water to soften scales and crusts. Resinol Soap Is suggested because it contains no excess of free alkali, and is especially suited to tender skin. Dry by patting with a soft cloth— do not rub. Doctor's recommend an oily ointment because it penetrates tho outer layers of the skin more effectively. Resinol Ointment meets this requirement, and does even more. For over 40 years it has been—and still is—successfully used to relieve quickly the itching and burning of eczema. It contains soothing ingredients that aid healing. Use Resinol Ointment today and enjoy comfort tomorrow. Get a jar, also a cake of Keninol Soap, at any druff store. For free sample, write to Resinol, Dept. 1, Baltimore, Md. '1 GUITARS bniall Payments vPvV ^^^f ^^^^^^fc ^^•^^VrfiVH'^V 4^v tfHfer ^^fc^^ MUSIC COMPANY 1512 Nineteenth St < 1 j * L j - •- - ' *>-,-: Sun Kong Herb Co. CONSULTATIONS FREE Wonderful herbe for aliment* ktdn*y», liver, etc. E*pec!«lty (*ctlv* for all klnd» of d I •«**$*. Hrrbo offer relief. 2Z30 K Slr»ol f corner Twenty • _.. .-1 ••-'.',. i- 1 -. >"i^::i*T& ^-fefep LI ,^^T .. 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