The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 4, 1936 · Page 13
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Bakersfield, California
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Friday, September 4, 1936
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tyt '-. , .1 - 1 -1 i ''V* ^ '' - H n'-.- 1 f . h ' ' *-. i -- f - t - .. '. 1 - 1- I' - . ' . -.1 ' *-' i : i • I 1 ii f \ This section contains editorials latest local news, world spoi a thrilling serial and hews general interest • . 1-1 - I _ I i. _L _ J . .- * • I. '.' I - *.-' -V ,tl -t.' v. i - - i V • * • close every Advertising columns BflkerBfleld Call fo mi an promptly at It o'clock morning Phone 31. . H J r LOCAL SECTION -t . i FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, PAGES 13 TO 20 1 : "I 5V. j. -r V - \ MANY SUGGESTIONS FOR FRONTIER DAYS LADY • Fern turn Early Period STORE HANDLE GARMENTS T\dN'T you Imagine if one has -*-' mind to get "togged out right for Frontier Days there's a lot oC rigs ig Enrollment Increase j 8hc can p* ck from? exposition Jng now sanctioned). If sho hankers after the true pioneer type, there's the boned bodice of linsey-woolsey fastened up the front from waist to throat with hooks, and worn with IN SOON I flounccd sWrt, poke shaped sunbon- hj\svpj.i i net> brooch, boots, shawl and mils;' But nmybfl she's "la senorlta de la oasa"? Then bright bodice, neckerchief, sash, buckle-shoes and gay skirt. Or senorita del fandango? Then high comb, artificial flowers, mantilla, bodice, neck or- chief and jewelry. No? Then the demure lady of the daguerreotype v Voluminous skirt. starched petticoats and quaint hat like her ancient grannie. Frizzes and bangs, an ornament of Jet or coral, and why not a whalebone skirt .resembling a beehive? Or the ^ M — ^"- '-^^ "— -"• ~^^f ^^^ -^^^- ^w ^fc ^ Handicaps Educators at HighSchool STUDIES Students Requested to Appear Tuesday to Alter Program * T —_i_miji.-rrr-|— r ITH the influx of new families in Kern county because of Increased oil activities, the Kern County Union High School *has found itself with more students en rolled than it can take care, of un- fler present conditions, It was reported today from the local school office, With this year's high school enrollment expected to be more than 8500 students, the new buildings now being erected on the campus aro r^ot anly an acceptable addition, but also' a necessity, the school author! ties declare. To Use Tents It will bo necessary, until the buildings are completed, to use three tents recently purchased from the Los Angeles board of education. These tents, which will serve as classrooms, will be situated In "Elm Grove" and each will seat 35 pupils under crowded conditions. The three teachers to hold their class sessions In the. improvised quarters will be Miss Esther Basset, English teacher; Russel Pesante, history teacher; and Veryl Throckmorton, teacher of mathematics. These tents will bo used until tho new library building Is' completed about November of this year. Al though tfie t6nt classrooms will take care of about 100 students, it will not take care of „all of the increased attendance. The remainder of the students will bo placed in all avail able rooms. Program Changes Because of this overcrowding In tho rooma, few program changes will bo granted without special per mission from either Leo t B. Hart, high school counsellor, or Herman A. Splndt, principal. All students requiring program changes are asked to see Mr. Hart or Mr. Splndt In tho administration building next Tuesday. Tho office will be closed -on Monday in observance of Labor Day. All high school graduates planning to enroll as members of tho Bakers field Junior College student body are requested by Miss Grace V. Bird, dean of the local junior college, to sco one of the following advisers before Tuesday, September 8, for. in formation on selecting their program for next year. The advisers Dean Bird, Miss Margaret Levlnson, J. W. McDanlel and Theron Taber. Advisers may be consulted any time between the hours of 9 a. m. and 4 p. m.' No student will bo allowed to register who has not first seen an adviser, It is announced, and stu dents are urged to confer with advisers as soon as 'possible to avoid n lost-mlnuto rush. 100,900 Spaniards Killed in Battl • L hoop skirt of crinoline so famous In the 1850s; with basque. This would be enchanting in Poulard, brown merlrio, alpaca, mohalr» cashmere, chlnts, poplin, percale or calico. Or the bustle dress which caroo a little later? These preceded the more strenuous days of croquet, bicycles, bathing suits, hansom rides, -taffy pulls and chafing-dish parties. If aho chooses a costume of the '60s, mushroom headgear would go well, or even a shallow crown with a bengallno brim, or a porkpte hat- And her tresses may be varied, curls, waterfalls, coronets, or the smooth parted coiffure and bun. Maybe It's a bowery costume she prefers. There Is Infinite variety. Or even a cowgirl attire. + ^ matter, the Woman's Club, with Mrs. Randall Sylvester y as chalrnmn, assisted by Mrs. J. Bruce Payne, will do its best to help the feminine element hare a lot of fun. PIONEER ERA A down-town store with "the world's largest costumera" In charge, will have a complete stock of early California, costumes, Including Indian, SpAhiah cowgirl, ginghams and bustles for renting at a nominal foe. J. A, Whltehead, veteran actor and experienced character make-up man, will be at the store to offer advice on make-up. The official date to begin wearing costumes has been sot for September, 28, through Frontier Days, October 3 and * The costume store will open September 21, one week lit advance. wo that all can be In cos* tume by September 28. During "costume week" there will bo teas, parties, frontier fashion shows and on Saturday night, October 3, a grand promenade, and "town gatherln' " on Truxtun avenue, with cash prizes awarded to the amount of $100. ARMISTICE GROUP CHOSEN AT MEET J^^ff^^^^f^^^^^^^^^^^f^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ r T »^™"-^^^^^^^^^^B^^^^^^^^^^^^^^» t Additional Committeemen to Plan Big Event Selected at j Legion Session KERN TO FOR PRESIDE Several Conferences lo Be Held in Districts of Cdunly Soon *j SURVEY IS REQUIRED j Contracts for Big Valley Project Supply to Be Determined Later "OUBLIC meetings in each of the A agricultural centers of Kern raft m n m rvan was nnnoun by John F. O'Neill, manager of the Merchants Association of Bakersffeld. On Admission day, Wednesday, September 9, the stores wilt remain open, however. Many queries concerning which day or days the stores would be closed have been received at the association office, Mr, O'Neill said. APPR HUNT COUNT SOURC MURDER TRIAL IS Additional committee appointments for Armistice Day observance plans were made by Commander B. J. Miller at a meeting of Frank S. Reynolds Post No. 26, American Legion, last night. Z. V. Hoeklns was named chairman last week, and pointed to assist him were Harry T. Shirley, .sunrise salute, Howard Nichols; parade, William L. Bradshaw; public exercises, George L. Henderson, and John P. Watts, football, Paul Slaughter, dance, tieonard C. Hall, school programs and Ralph Patrick, publicity. The' post voted to hold ah open meeting In October at whlcK Colonel Nelson A. Holderman, manager of the State Veterans Home at Yount- vllle, will be the speaker. Colonel Iderman was second in command of the famous Lost Battalion in tho World War, Ray M. Carlisle, chairman of the post disaster and relief committee, explained the organization that has been perfected to act quickly In the event of a great disaster occurring In Kern county. Maid Orders BigP Leased Wire) PARIS, Sept., 4. —Between 90,000 and 100,000 Spaniards have been killed during the civil war between Fascists and Socialists, tho newepa per Petit Journal declared today. Petit Journal, asserting Us information was "well documented," said only 16.000 or 20,000 havo been killed in actual fighting. Tho remainder, including many women and children, were declared to have been "victims of reprisals." Previous, careful estimates of the death toll had set the figure at be 75,000 and 100,000. r Average advances on 1936 crop raisins of $55 per ton on Thompsons, $65 per ton on Muscats and $50 por ton on Sultanas have Just been announced by tho board of directors of Sun-Maid Raisin Growers of California. These average advances will bo based on grading. schedules, which, in tho case of Thompsons and Mus- cats, except on inferior fruit, will provide for advances of from $50 to $60 a ton. According to Sun-Maid officials, these advances are based on present conditions which warrant a field price of at least $70 per ton. Announcement was also made by the association of the opening of a 1936 crop annual raisin pool for nonmember growers, similar to the nonmember pool conducted last year. Conditions within tho raisin industry this year are reported by William N, Keeler, general manager of tho association, aa better than In many years past. Ho said, there is already at hand an active trade demand at advancing prices, due to Increased consumer-interest In raisins and to tho drought reduction of tho supply of other food products. CityD Recent Increases in air mall schedules now permit overnight delivery of letters from *BakersfIeld to every city of 100,000 population on tho Pacific coast, provided mailers respect the post office closing hours. It was announced today. Closing hours for ail mall from Bakersfield arc: north, 12:15 a. m. and 9:30 a. m.; south, 4.10 a. m. and 6:05 p. m. The garage fire reported by Bakersfield fire department as having occurred at the home of California Highway Patrolman Joe Reynolds today was announced to have been the garage of W. Munn, 2S27 San Emidlo Rtree-t, Immediately In tho rear of the Reynolds home. Officer Reynolds himself Joined the fire fighters with an extinguisher. University of Oregon alumni In Kern county were advised by Dr. Poter Root today that their association Is sponsoring a university, rally broadcast from the Jantzon Beach ballroom In Portland, which KERN will transmit from 10:10 to 10:30 o'clock tonight. Everett Hoagland'a orchestra is playing at tho ralJy dance. Will ^^ Arrive Sponsors n The state of the nation,wilJ be reviewed by Preeldent Roosevelt in another of his "fireside talks" from the White House Sunday evening from 6:45 to 7:w o'clock; Radio KERN will transmit his talk. • i F _ f Ralph Krelser, a member of Tho Californlan's editorial staff, flew to the national air races Jn Ix>a Angeles this morning in company with Pilot TonvMcCart They will return tonight. Civilian fingerprint registration wiU *be discussed by W. A. Snare, superintendent of tho city und county bureau of Identification, in a talk to bo broadcast over station W6XAI at 6:46 o'clock tdiight. Report in Article ^ > Individual ballots have been mailed to voters of Bakersfield and nearby communities in a new Literary Digest poll of over 10.000,000 persons to ascertain who will be tho next president of tho United States. The votes should be distributed by the. post office locally within a few days, according to advice received today from the magazine's publishers* State Vote Tally California's returns In this "1936 referendum ovM be tal}Ie<3 aa a unit so they may be compared with tho voting in other states, It Is announced, Tho voting of the post card ballots Ia secret aa no signature or other identification IB required and tho return postage Is paid by the Digest. To guard againat tampering and counterfeiting a specially manufactured cardboard in used for printing the ballot, according to the sponsors of the poll, and all spurious votes can bo detected immediately and destroyed. Choice Asked L The ballot-asks the voter's choice of the seven officially nominated candidates and for whom lie or sho voted in tho 1932 election to reveal tho general drift from one party to another. This Is announced as tho fourth quadrennial national presidential poll conducted by the Literary Digest. The, three previous polls havo forecast the presidential winner with uncanny accuracy. Inf tSon Union Cemetery Is a NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, which means that all income goca Into the Cemetery ti It is conducted for the benefit of the public and not tor Individual profit. r (A$8oniatcd PfGf* tieatcd Wire) THBNTON. Mo., Sept, 4.—Work- era of the Missouri Public Service Company plant hen; pulled switches and barricaded themselves In the building today, depriving the city of electrical power and water, as a protest against a city move toward a municipal plant. F. J. Richardson, chief engineer, said the workers refused admittance to anyone. He said they had sufficient supplies to remain in the building Indefinitely. The strike left Trenton without power to operate the city's electric water pumps. Mrs. Fay R. Hughes, tho wife of Emmett Hughes of Mojave, died at a Mojave hospital this morning, having been preceded in death by an Infant son. She was. the'daugh- ter of Mr. and Mra. H. H. Frahro of Mojave. The remains will bo brought to Doughty.CalhouivO'Mcara chapel In Bakersfield. where private funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon by tho Keverend Grover Halston of tho First Methodist Church. Mrs. Hughes leaves besides her husband, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. n. H. Frohm, and five slaters, Hazel. Uuby, Marjie. Evelyn, and Edna, all of Mojave; another sister, Mrs. Dan Murphy of Rosamond, and three brothers living in 'the east. d Load 40% of the sales of this Btery goes into the Perpetual Care Fund to insure *• L , Perpetual Care • - • Im m f : | ' , ' Office *t i he Cemetery Telephone 2237 f Wood D d A truck, owned by Phil Kllp- Bteln, a local cattleman, and the firewood with which it was loaded nt up In names In Cuyaraa valley yesterday wfeen a rear tire went flat and friction ignited the load. The loss was estimated at 4800 by the state /forestry »frvlc«v <3rew which answered the Call. The truck •iva« proceeding to Bflkersfield, the fire occurring 12 niltea fputh *if Maric0pa just over Grocer grade. f Holdup Widespread nuroors of a "post of» flco holdup" today were declared "ridiculous" by Bakersfield police, who attributed the reports to the fact that two motorcycle officers were sent to tho post office this morning to pick up a man being detained by postal authorities on suspicion of petty theft. The man arrested was Buck Green, 33, aesertedly wanted for petty theft In Richmond. He was taken Into custody by Motorcycle Officers Ed Walls and Bill Johnson of the traffic squad. $21,508 Asked H It A Mish A. JU Andrus is suing Joe La Fort] asking Judgment for $21,608.0 alleging he was* periously Injured when h^s truck w«j» InvolvwJ in a collision with that of ,tho def< near^ Black well's corner on tho > nobles highway, 1936; according to u sh-ll complaint prepared by Attorney 4. p.)— VALLBV LANCASTER^ Sept. 4. (A, Tho Antelope valley peai* crop har vest has been completed a week car Her than usual, exceeding last year's 6000 tons. county will be called this fall for tho purpose of determining tho amount of water needed hero from the Central Valley water project, according to Ralph Kern, of McParland, chairman of the water committee of Kern County Chamber of Commerce. Roland Curran. tho committee's secretary, has boon instructed to arrange for mooting dates with leaders in tho several communities. Information Vital This will be tho llrst definite step toward actually contracting for the water. Tho Information Is necessary to determine tho size of tho Frlant- Kern canal, Mr, Kern said. However, the cost of the.wator or tho type of district for contracting is not at present involved. When tho coat Is announced by the government consumers may decide whether or not they wish to contract for It. Tho board of appraisers for the United States bureau of reclamation has. completed Its nppralsftls and the approval of Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickon Is awaited bo- fore proposals aro asked from contractors for constructing the first units on the Frlant dam and tho Madera and Kern canals, according to Mr. Kern. Support Urged All' officials connected with (ho water project have agreed to abido by tho decisions of tho federal bureau of reclamation regarding tho jivater plan, Mr. Korn said. Ho called for united support of It in order that disputes among local factions may not interfere wllh thn progroBH of construction. Wator Is BO badly noeclod in many unctions that additional delay would work great hardship, he mild. Adm 1 Will Called by D (Afloriated Prc»» Leased Wire) SUMMIT, N. J.. Sept. Admiral Charles Sumnor Williams, U. H. N. U., died today \vhllo on a shopping tour In a Summit slore. Ho was 8P?years old. Ho had been ill during tho past year and was released from tho hospital two months ago after treatment for an intestinal ailment. •MflH*** PICKING MUSCAT GttAPKH KSCONDIDO, Hopt. 4. (A. !'.>Picking of muscat grapes for table use starts here this month. Seven Fast Planes Dashing Westward. N. Y. to L. A 9 BULLETINS LOB ANGKLKS. Sept. 4. (A. P,)—William Warnor and three pan ton flyer*, William Guflck, Lieutenant Perry H, Lyoim of tlio «*on«l. guard, y and Mechanic William Holromb. came down across tlio flnlnh line late today after a flight of 15 hours and 40 minutes in the trophy race from New York to LOB Angeles. KANSAS CITY, Sep«. 4. (A. P.)— Joe JjK?obm»ii, 31. ronieMaiil In tlio transcontinental HendU «pi?ed race, reported today by telephone that Ills Northru^-Oamma piano exploded near Btaffurd. Kan., throwing him clear. He landed by parachute rind was not litirt. Preo !,ca**d Wire) YORK, Sept. 4.—So von fast planes dashed westward toward Los Angeles today In America's transcontinental air speed classic, tho BendU race. ~ ~~ Th<v contest, prelude to tho national air races opening In the California city, drew six women and nlno men 1 as participants. In Ix)s Angeles, $15,000 In prize money awaited tho winning flyers. The contesting ships and their occupants leaving Floyd Bennet Field, Brooklyn, were: Pilots William (Buster) Warner Mid William Guiick. Lieut. Perry S. Lyons of the coast guard, and mechanic William Holcomb, all of New York, in a Vultee with a 760-horsepower Wright cyclone engine. Took off at 12:37tt a. m. (B. B. T,). George Pomeroy of Washington, D. C., accompanied by Louis Brewer of New York and Irving Picker, a mechanic, flying a Douglas DC*2, the private plane of Henry Doherty, wealthy oil man. Departed at 1:04 a. m. Amelia Barhart Putnam: of New York and Helen Richer of PUU- Jn Miss Putnam's "flyin* lab- r" a Lockheed Electra plane with two wasp motors of 660 honw- power each. Took oft at Joe Jacob»on of Ka g lUon* m Oar M'ood City t fty in a with Hljo Gamma piano with a Wright (J6Q- horsepower engine*, began flight at 2:12 ft a. m, JUoulso Thaden of Hentonvlllc, Ark., and Wlrhlta. Knn.. and Blancho Noyen of Jxm AngclBn, in n piano wllh a 420-horsopowcr Wright engine. Departed 4:66 a. in. Benny Howard of Chicago, accompanied by his wife, Maxlne, in n. Hpv- clal pluno ho constructed. Ix*ft at 5:09 a. m. Laura JnffalU of New York Lockheed Orion piano equippe a 600-hor«ppower Wasp motor. took off at 5:10 a, m. The favorite in the HUSO was "Mr. Mulligan,*' Howard's special plane. Howard won first prize money In the race last year by nosing out Colonel Kosoo* Turner, whose crackup In the southwest en route <oat prevented hia entry. The rules of the race ar* simple. Race officials called the derby a stern test of airplane speed and stamina, Each racer's time wan checked at the moment his wheels l«ft the ground. Tho second check win be In Los Angeles when th* planes sweep across tho finish line. Between N*ir York and LQ<I An- golfts, everything .jgoon. somo of tl»« flyer* planned atojm, others Bug- gwted ptwwlbio nonstop perform* they l«ft- They mit rea -•I r. - r ~ < b f -i- i • - .1 I ' ' 1 - * - ih • r V - " L ' .-H . I Mrs. Jane Fornuc.hon Dcni Stale Charge in Slaying of Kern Oil Man Charged with thn murtlor of Victor F. Fornrtchon, oil man, Jano Forna* chon, 41, his widow, pleaded not guilty to tho charge and her CRHS was not for trial in tho Superior Court here on October 6. The order was made by Superior Judgn Krwln \V. Owen today, Before the matron entered her plea, Attorney William Mulay, defense counsel, associated W. C. Dorrls In tho cane. Attorney Dorr IB linked for a trial duto not earlier than October 1* Pleads Not Guilty Mrs. Kornnchon. wearing a pink* Ish afternoon i1rei*s and a wide- brimmed hat, came into court In the custody of a jail matron. Sho is a tall, Hllm woman and wears glasses. She mild "not guilty" In u rlenr voice, when H. J. Won, clerk. queried her concerning tho chnrgp. Fornachon, Hhot twice through the body, died about five hours after 1 tho shooting, according to Investigating officers. According to the police, Mrs, Fornachon in reported to havo admitted shooting her husband nfter hlfl purported refunnl to talk to her concern- Ing an assorted affair with another woman. Tlio deceased refused to make any statement Implicating hid wife before ho died. K Street Home Tho residence where the shooting occurred Is at 303 F nlrent. "I don't know how many tlmeR 1 fired. Then ho took thn gun away from me," sho Is quoted aa having Raid by the police. Oran Palmer, deputy district attorney represented tho stale and accepted the trial date as October G. ,Too Cook, represented by Attorney Jack Mahon, pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted burglary and to having carried n concealed weapon a» an ex-convict. Judge Owon sentenced tho man to Folnom penitentiary and ordered thru tho two BentenccH run consecutively. Cook IH nllrged lo have attempted to Ucnstar-Lee's Jewelry store ht»ro. Probation (i run MM! Ilobert Travis, represented by Attorney \V. H. MarkH, wan given pro- ballon for two years, Tho young man. a CCO youth from Kentucky, admitted taking a cur without the owner'* consent. M WUM hhi first miHdeed, according to C. M, Johnson, probation off ion. r. /CULMINATING five days of exhaustive Investigation by federal secret ^ Horvice men, deputy sheriffs and city police to determine the source of hundreds of dollars worth of bogus coins which have flooded Bakersfield and vicinity during recent weeks. John W. "Blackle" Merrill, 33. former proprietor of an East Bakersfleld cafe and drink stand, today wna held In lion of $2500 bond following his arrest and arraignment on charges of possessing and passing counterfeit coins, and Mae Merrill, 33, his wife, is at liberty on her- own recognisance after being taken Into custody on the same counts, i Mr. and Mrs. Merrill were ar- i raiffned late yesterday before Fed- i oral Commissioner Phi) Wagy and their preliminary examination set for .September H Ht 3 p. m. Mrs. Merrill wan released to par* for her two minor daughters, Marjorlo, 14, and Virginia. 18. Specific Charge Tho Merrills am charged specifically* with passing nix counterfeit half-dollars on Mrs. Roy Moss of the Edison district, tho coins assertedly having been used In tho purchase of three chickens. Merrill, officers reported, admitted purchasing the chickens but declared that If tho cotnn were bogus ho had no knowledge of the fact. Contradicting the man's protestations of Innocence, Investigators said, Is the statement of Leo White,, 80, of 713 Kentucky street, who was first booked by police on a material witness and subsequently n>- ARE N KERN G L. A. Cattle Buvcr d Most of Night Beneath Overturned Truck t A. W. 0. L. o Bastile Found Hbffont without leave from Ivorn General HonplUU, \vhorn he wan being l»'ld on a drunk driving charge while ret- uvr ring; from Injuries received in a roront automu- blln uwiidcnt, Harvey FcrgtiHon today wa« undergoing "further treat- men I" at Kern county Jail. XVII b him behind bars IN Armand otmed of Hiding him In tho escape attempt. The two men were arrcHtPd at (ho Houthnrn i*a- flflo yurdM ycHtenluy nflornoon a« they asHrrledly wpro proparlng to "hop u train" nflrr wulklng out of Iho hoNplinl. IH allogod to have takon i;!o(lilng it. him at the boMpltul. whrrn KrrKUHon was recovering front wodlp and HhonUlrr In- JurJcH n-r<'h'CHi lit tin? chaclmpl, White is declared to have told In- ffatoni that Merrill Hhowod him nev«ral of the counterfeit half dol- lam and announced ho know where more of them could bo purchased at the rate of "$35 per $100." Many Complaint A During recent weeks, the county sheriff* office and city police have received numerous caM« from local merchant!* concerning wldenpreod circulation of counterfeit money. Investigate-™ said they had no ac- curato knowledge of just how many of tho bogus colnH hav« been p HUH oil here. Thft investigation and tho wore made by Undershot-Iff Pyle of Kern county sheriff's office Inspector Jim Brady, of the city po- Mco department, and a federal government ngent. CALIFORNIA'S PAIR OPENSJPRDAY Gov. Merrinm to Turn Key; Lasts 10 Days; 500,000 Visitors Expected "^••VlhVVV^^HH*^. *• —r -r f m ^^^v ^r ^^T (United Prtt* /-ra**<J Wire) SACIIAMKNTO, Sept. 4.—Ffna] preparations for California's biggest state fair were being rushed today a* tho opening of tho auto's eighty- socond exposition drew near. Governor Frank F. Merriam will turn a golden key at JO n. m. tomorrow and formally open tho fair which Is expected to draw 600.000 visitors to «e« "California on Parado" during a 10-day run. Invitation H road C«H( Meantime tho governor was to broadcast R general Invitation to all of California to take part in the colorful exposition. Fair offlciala expected an opening day crowd of at least 70,000 persons. All children under 15 years of ago wero to be admitted free. Following tho formal opening of tho exposition, tho «uto fair direc- b<5 A Ixjs Angeles cattle buyer who was rftacurd from under bin overturned truck after spending the greater part of the night pinned, unconscious, beneath the heavy machine, and a young Los Angrele* matron today were recovering in Ki»rn hospitals from injuries rp- oHved In two traffic mishaps in widely separated parU of tho county. Condition Serious A. Friedman, of 1370 South Orange Drive, Loa Angeles. Is In H serious condition at Tart Community Hospital, suffering from a pos- filble skull fracture. Returning from Cuyama valley, the cattle buyer wont off Grocer «rra<te Wednesday night and was crushed beneath tho truck. H*. was found by a passing motorist and pulled from under the vehicle yes- 1 terday morning. Auto lilt* Truck Lois Russell. 24. of 743 Snn Julian street, lx>s Angeles, suffered cuts and bruises on the fac*. arm* ami legs when the automobile ia which she was riding with her husband. Leaier Bussell. 30. collided with tho rear end of a truck three miles south of Grapevine last night. Sho wa« brought to San Joaqiiin Hospital for treatment. P. Karris, 65G Maple street. Fresno, driver of the truck, and escaped Injury. Mrs. gHu ght f By press and radio, Kern sheriff* office and Bakersfield police today broadcast an appeal for aid In locating W. \V, C3eorge. 39, of 1209 M street, missing since ho left home the night of September 2 following a family quarrel. Mrs. George, al most proslrato with griof at husband's prolonged absence, a heartfelt pica that ho make known his whereabouts. When last seen, ho was wearing a pair of blue "aheephe.rdors," gray shirt and brown hat. He left with no extra clothing or money. Mr. George lias it brother, Frank, who operates a cotton gin at McFarland. H was first thought that he might have gone to McFkrland. but a thorough Investigation failed to reveal any trace of tho missing man. Elliott L. Ch Service H st. sss Spa h Reds H w m h luncheon, a. HO per cent Increase over former years, Kntcrtuinmenl Offered In addition to the, thousands of exhibits which will tall thn story of California's vast ifMunirros. the fair will provide a prctontlovis program of entertainment, including an amateur contest with participants from virtually every district of the Htate. Tomorrow afternoon fair crowds will MOO tho first of the duUy racing programs. A now and improved H>sl«m of parimutuel boning has boon Installed and directors were confident that the $213,DS? "handle*' of last year would b« exceeded by a substantial amount. j Ices yesterday afternoon. Mr. Cheney j rtlwd at Coallnga, where he. had madr | hte home for many years, Wednesday following a long illness. He leaves In his Immediate family a i widow, his par* n is, two brothers and | a sister. Funeral rites were conducted at Coaling*, previous to the graveside services her*. ALE (United /'rr«« looted Wire) MADRID, Kept. 4.—A new I-eft coalition government was formed today under tho leadorKhlp of Largo Caballero. socialist loader. The now government i» composed of six socialists, two Communists, one member of the republican union, one Catalan, two Leftist republican* and one unnamad biiaqut!. No members of th«> national con- i federation of labor were Included in the new government, which presumably will replace that of O«neral Jono aim) Pereira. Composition of the new cabinet U regarded UA showing a di-flnlte move toward tho Left by tho Madrid government. Since tho outbreak of tho revolution extreme Leftist elements havo struggled against th«Mr more con- ffprvuUve coHcttgue* for control of Madrid Brown, 67 LESS IsTak th George Drown. 67, former railroad worker and a resident of the Kern .Mesa district for the past 16 years, died at a local hospital today. He Is survived by a widow, four daughters. Mrs, V«rtta Bennett, Mrs. Cleo While and Mrs. Mildred Springer, all of Bakersfleld; Mrs. Violet McKee of Htoekton, three sons, George H., Jn, of Stockton; Ralph, of Tehachapl and Harold, of Delano; 11 grandchildren, two slaters and a brother residing In Illinois. * Funeral service* f<?r Mr. Grea LESALE Red MANY DESIGN OOSB FROM will l*o conducted at Dough ty<Oti HELM Monamtntt KtQKTH houn-.O*M«ftra chapel Tuesday mom insr at 10;30 o'clock, and Interment will b<» in f.'n ..- i v'" *•;; I-' - : \ \ I f t 1 I. ." t—- ; i - 1 . t X*' 1, L .• - v . t .,i^. v - i:; ! : g L ^ ; . M , . -_> vy^.^^v^-t^ - :' V;/" ; • VV-. : --" •* *^^:& ' ' •• .*'fe*•/•.', ^i^S5 " X".:*. .'--:,".., ';-•"' "••^•*;iV^i-lMv-v^^W fV y^ : • '••:'+• 1 \*^-*.:f&k&ttf&^

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