The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 21, 1944 · Page 8
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Thursdoy, September 21, 1944 gfc jtofctrrffeft Cattfpntiin CONCERT SLATED TO RAISE_FUNDS GROUP TO BUY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR SHIPS A'oting to sponsor a concert as a benefit to raise money to buy musical Instruments for hospital ships bringing buck wounded American fighting men from battle fronts, the local unit of the California Federa- Jon of Music Clubs will rlevote its j energies tn this project following a regional meet ing held here Monday. Mrs. Vlorenco Drake Leltoy, vice- president nf the regional section of j the state federation, was hostess lit I the meeting. Mrs. Anette Sive. of the I Ohio Federation of Music ("lulis, was ; a special guest. The project was presented to the | local primp. fnllo\vinp: a reading of n letter from Mrs. Guy Patterson Gan- ' nett. president of the national fedora- j tion, who outlined what can be done to bring music to the hospital ships. $125 Is Approximate Cost The national leader said the plan Is to provide each ship with a guitar. a banjo, a ukulele, a violin, 12 soprano ocarinas, 12 alto ocarinas, an ocarina quartet, a dozen flutes, or substitute instruments, .'!(! song books, two chromatic, pitch pipes, plus a portable phonograph and records which may be played over the ship's public address system. A total of $125 is the approximate cost of purchasing the instruments for a -single ship, aside from the phonographs and records, it was reported. It is estimated that approximately SO hospital ships will need such equipment. Artists Srlerteil The local organization has selected two young artists, Miss Avis Davis, soprano, and Miss Doris Davis, pianist, for presentation in the local concert to raise funds for this purpose. It was voted t" sponsor a series of card parties to raise money to buy a war bond for California Federation of Music Clubs as a part of the statewide war bond campaign now Vicing conducted. SHARING MMfcSHEARS By MAE Many parents bewail the fact that good radio programs for children are practically nil. They do not know how to get children away from the type of program that Is given to them. Much is said but little has been done to Improve radio entertainment for boys and girls. H is cheering to know that one enterprising organization has set the ball a-rolling. The Association fit Junior Lengues of America is the sponsor of radio program called "Books Bring Adventure"." dramatization of children's stories. FRATERNAL To Meet Tonight Bakersfield White Shrine will hold Its first fall meeting tonight at the home of Mrs. AVilliam Seeger, :!0fl East Nineteenth street. Plans will be made for a rummage sale. A social hour will follow. Rummage Sale Star of the Valley Lodge No. 270 will sponsor a rummage sale Friday and Saturday at. SIS Baker street. The doors will be open to the public at 8 a. m. Friday. Reduce the Comfortable AYDS Way Don't wear yourself out with tiresome exercises. Don't give up all the foods you like. In clinical tests under the direction of medical doctor* more than 100 persons lost an average of!4tol5lbs.aver> age in a few weeks with the AYDS Vitamin Candy Reducing Plan. Try It your* self. Phon* 5-5851 Notion* Main Floor Weill's AIR MEDAL—Second Lieutenant William M. Batey. son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter 11. R-.tey. l!Ht| First street, has recently been awarded the Air Medal for "meritorious achievement In aerial combat," air corps headquarters in Europe .announced today. Lieutenant Batey, pilot of a B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber, has completed 11 bombing missions over Germany and in support of the fighting fronts In France. Prior to his entrance into the air corps on March 9, 1943, Lieutenant Batey was a welder and employed by the McCarthey Tank and Steel Company. His wife, Mrs. Claudia Jane Batey, is living at 14fiO Coronado, Long Beach. Mori- than creating the dramatic radio program, this organization is having electoral transcriptions made of the 1:) ftramatizations to be sold for a nominal sum. Gloria Chandler, with headquarters in the Waldorf Astoria, New York, is reported as being responsible for the dissemination of the electrical transcriptions. Few parents stop to analyze the type of radio program that is now- given to children, usually either of morbid or fantastic quality that does nothing tc develop and feed the child's normal imagination and mental gifts. The false stimuli of force and villany and often sadistic situation is reiterated over and MAUNDERS over in the present radio formula. The supermen or the false supernatural powers play a large part in solution of the dilemma. Youngsters need to learn to see and recognize the drama of living, loving, tests of skill and Character in normal situations, the beauty of rich imaginings, the poetry of existence. Books dp this for children, but too few children are exposed to books and the competition of the radio for attention is great as both skill and time are demanded in reading a book. The ease anrl convenience of radio entertainment has supplanted the hours that parents of today's children ipent with books. The sterility of he radol entertainment tor child's true enjoyment or for the establishment of worthwhile adult values has not been closely examined or analyzed by parents. The only answer is to substitute on the air, a better type of entertainment for children. The Quiz Kids have done much to turn the imaglnatoin of children to real mental achievements, but this type of program la rare as compared to '.he popularity of the air thrillers. Children respond naturally to the truly Interesting in entertainment and it would take but little to convince sponsors of the real cash value of better type of radio entertainment. Joining of Ration Boards to Be Probed Discussion of the proposed reconsolidation of the Bakersfield and East Bakersfield Ration boards will be held at the meeting of (he Kern County Defense Council tonight at 7:30 p. m. at the courtruwse. BROTHER INJURED Mrs. Josephine Flowers, 513 Cypress street, left AA'ednesday for Artesia. Calif., to be with her brother. Roy Blankenship. reported to have been infured while working in the oil fields as a driller. Mr. Blankenship was formerly of this city. MAYKK BETTER HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 1M. UP)— Louis B. Mayer, head of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer pictures, who suffered u broken pelvis when he was thrown from a horse recently, was recovering today after a relapse, his physician said. Child, 11, Seeks Pet Dog, "Butch" Bill Rowley, 11, 2807 K street, sot out on an errand for his mother. Mrs. Charlotte Rowley, yesterday, with his black and white pup. Butch at his heels. AVhen he returned home, his part Bull part Fox Terrier companion was no longer fol- ! lowing him. The dog hasn't shown up since, and Bill wonders if anyone has seen or found him. Butch is wearing a brown collar \\'ith a license, 1193. attached to it. Mil's telephone number Is 2-1472. ITALIANS URGED TO RESIST LONDON. Sept. 21. (vP>—General .Sir Harold R. L. G. Alexander. Al-i lied commander in Italy, broadcast instructions Wednesday lo Italian Pa- | triots to turn against the Germans j in northern Italy, "lilt at once for j the liberation of Piedmont and Italy." said the broadcast. Four County Men Wounded in Action According to a release seceivecl from the Associated Press today, four Kern County men have been wounded in action. Private First Class Cecil F. Gore, whose mother, Mrs. Ida M. Gore, resides In Arvln, was wounded in the central Pacific flKhtinpr. Private Willson II. Car- dift, son of Mrs. Flossy Cardiff, Box 28, AVasco; Corporal George C. Marsh son of John AV. Marsh. Box 1453, Shafter: ;md Private First Class John M. Mendoza. husband of Mrs. Erlinda F. Mendoza. Route 1. Box 105-E. Shatter, were all wounded in the Eurqpean theater of operations. accordiiiK to the report. It's a Long that has no turning Rock-a-bye baby, in the tree top While the war lasts, the cradle will rock When the war ends, the cradle may fall War Bonds go buy baby, don't SPEND it all EASTSIDE BEER •milt , IDS ANOELIS BREWING CO.. LOS ANGIIIS An Exclusive Weill's Feature! DICER It's a dozen hats in one . . . and smart however you wear it. Dobbs wonderful oversize basque beret. 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Houze into the death of 18-months-old 'W^ll- lam Travis King, Jr., who was burned to death in a car Tuesday at. 3:30 p. m. on the AVeller ranch near McFarland, showed that the child met his death "by accident," the coroner announced today. The parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Travis King of Pond had left the child and his brother, Larry King, .'!, in the car while they worked in a nearby vineyard. Larry, who escaped after the car caught fire, had been playing with a box of matches loft in the car, Coroner Houze stated. Graveside services for the infant were conducted at 10 a. m. today 1 at Delano Cemetery with the Reverend Kenneth Vogt. pastor of AA'asco Church of the Nazarene officiating. Suits have proved their fashion worth. They return this year more popular than ever to see you through fall in casual smartness, rer- feetly tailored In classic simplicity and made, from soft wools glowing with rich colors. And most popular and practical—the two and three- piece suit. 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