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Horse Show Hailed as Success; Stock Auction Draws Throng PIPEFULS (Saturday. September 23, 1944) *&*< *''?*:•;'•'$ #» Lieutenant Clyde W. Curley It is a pleasure to quote the citation awarding Lieutenant Clyde W. Curley, Bakersfield High School graduate, the Air Medal for his services in the navy: "For meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight as a patrol plane commander attached to Patrol Squadron Twelve, operating against enemy Japanese forces in the Solomon island area from December 27, 1942, to March 2, 1943. Despite hazardous weather conditions and fierce antiaircraft fire, Lieutenant (junior grade) Curley successfully completed numerous night flying missions against enemy surface craft and strongly fortified shore installations at Munda Point, as well as search flights over hostile territory. On the night of January 10, he contacted an enemy task force of six destroyers and one light cruiser off Cape Esperahce, tracked It relentlessly and accurately, and relayed information to our surface craft which prevented shelling or landing by the enemy units. His skillful airmanship and courageous devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest traditions of " the United States Naval Service." (Signed) "FRANK KNOX, "Secretary of the Navy for the President." Harry V. Gordon Last August 30, The California n received a report and used it in a story about Harry V. Gordon, of the Coast Guard. The substance of the story was that the commanding officer of an LST wrote a letter of commendation for Harry for having been under "constant enemy fire for 14 hours" during which he assisted in loading 265 men aboard ship from the beaches of France. This story appeared in the news columns of The Californian. This week I received the following letter from Mr. Gordon: "Dear Jim: I just received a clipping from the August 30, edition that contains misleading information. For the benefit of any of your readers who fail to realize that such information often, as in this case, originated with ill-advised publicity agents, I have not been under fire fourteen hours all together since leaving the Mediterranean. Furthermore if I had thctt wouldn't make me a, hero. Besides we aren't here looking for glory or adventure. All we are looking for is a. return ticket and while waiting are doing just what you or anyone else would under the same circumstances. "I can't exactly agree with Miss Bing on the subject of 'K' rations, either, but maybe that is because I've eaten more of them under less favorable conditions. "Yours very truly, * "HARRY ,V. GORDON." Tony Feliz Tony P. Feliz, 1730 California avenue, who has served for 11 months overseas with the Americal division, has been promoted to the rank of corporal. In addition, he has received the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Good Conduct Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon and one battle star. He gave especially fine service against the Japanese at Bougainville. Tony has a 2-year-old daughter, Josephine. Clifford Roche Clifford A. Roche is now In the navy learning how to become a cook and baker in the school at San Diego. He is an East Bakersfield High School boy, where he was active In sports and dramatics. Joe Deuel Joseph R. Deuel, a West Bakersfield High graduate, is now reported at Camp Jordan, Pla. He is a cousin of six other Deuel boys now in the service and is the son of H. P. Deuel, Edison Highway. Grover Thornton In a dispatch from a south Pacific base we learn that Grover A. Thornton, of this city, has been promoted from staff to technical sergeant In a heavy weapons company. He has been serving since April, 1942, in the Pacific campaign and has the Combat Infan- toyman Badge, the battle star for Jhe Pacific-Asiatic theater ribbon, and the Guadalcanal campaign, as well as the Good Conduct Medal and the American defense,ribbon. He attended Marlcopa High School. » Glenn Heimforth The marines announce that Staff Sergeant Glen H. Heimforth, In charge of marine recruiting here, has been awarded a diploma for completing a course In radio servicing. He has been on duty here since July of 1942. 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 LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1944 PAGES 7 TO 12 WITH US TODAY Glenn Jones, Boston, Mass. Business. Bakersfield Inn. Mr. and Mrs. Paul K. Gardner, Onyx, visiting;. Hotel El Tejon. Dr. and Mrs. H. T. Cano, San Francisco. Visiting:. Hotel Kl Telon. Mr. and Mrs. Abe Clever. Santa Barbara. Visiting. Porterfield hotel. Earl Bonner, Houson, Texas. Business. Portorfleld hotel. COUNTY HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS BOOK JESSE STOCKTON CITED FOR WORK WITH LEGION By RALPH F. KREISER Perhaps one of the most important features of the forthcoming American Legion publication, "Those Who Serve," is the excellent history of Kern county, contained in the book and compiled by Jesse D. Stockton. already known as a teacher and athletic coach and now to add to his laurels that of a very able historian. Philip Guedalla, who is another writer of histories, once remarked that "history repeats itself and historians repeat each other." Once, during my three years of historical research studies at the University of California at Los Angeles, my professor quoted Guedalla's "bon mot" but pointed out that it necessitated considerable training and ability to know which of the historians to repeat. Mr. Stockton has both the ability and training to distinguish these and his work will, in my opinion, be one of the most valuable records of the history of this land. It requires sound education and infinite patience to do good research work. It requires also integrity and discernment. These qualities Mr. Stockton adequately demonstrates as he carries the reader through the various phases of Kern county history, scrupulously crediting his in- 'ormation and demonstrating indeed ay this very method his judgment and excellent grasp of the story itself. Fages Records Used Beginning with the records kept ay Don Pedro Fages on his trail blazing trek into the San Joaquin valley in 1772, three years before the signing of the Declaration of Inde pendence and the birth of this country for which the sons of Kern county now are so valiantly fight ng, Mr. Stockton uses his source material .skillfully to carry the •eader through the years to the present. Employing at times other transla- ions, at times his own, Mr. Stockton uses the diaries of the explorers to give an account of the Kern area in he Spanish period, the Fages ma- .erial, the diary of Padre Juan Marin, The Ruiz-Zalvidea expedition and others. Mr. Stockton has the advantage of cnowing the ground thoroughly and iterally. since he has followed the rails described in these documents. By this means, he can translate the stories into present-day meaning. Explorations of Americans From the days of the Spaniards o the explorations of the Americans, ncluding Kit Carson and John C. remont, the fascinating and well- locumented story unfolds under Mr. Stockton's excellent editing. The gold rush in the Kernville and Ceyesville districts are covered in )icturesque contemporary accounts. Extracts from Asbury Harpending's book, "The Great Diamond Hoax," ell of the founding and naming of lavilah, and Mr. Stockton wisely ets excerpts from the Havilah Weekly Courier tell the story of life n the county seat. This grows into he rise of Bakersfield and the shift- ng of the scene to the valley again. With the acceleration of modern ife, the story swings into a chron- cle of steady development of Kern ounty and its cities and communi- ies, their fortunes in times of peace ,nd of war, until the present day. Definite Asset Never before has so complete and o well-achieved a narrative of Kern ounty been published and it will be definite asset to the archives of lie county as well as a necessity to he well-Informed citizens of this rea. Having, through experience, fair idea of the problems and ob- tacles which Mr. Stockton so sue- essfully negotiated, the writer con- ratulates him on his achievement, nd the Frank S. Reynolds Post of he American Legion for its far- ighted enterprise in making pos- ible this valuable addition to the istory of Kern county and of Call- ornia. Specie -. Programs uunmnn "ILL INI I SPEAK ON FORUM Planned IN CHARGE OF CONVENTION—Knights of Pythias of Bakersfield are hosts to GOO members of the organization at a meeting here today. In charge of arrangements are these members of the Dramatic Order of Knights of Khorassan: C. B. Waters, secretary; S. G. Dillashaw, treasurer, and James Vizzard, royal vizier. Final Rites Planned for William Troll Services Will Be Held for Arvin Businessman Sunday Final rites for William Martin Troll, 4P>. who died September 21 at a Santa Barbara hospital, will lie conducted September L'fi at 2 p. m. at Flickinger-Diegier Chapel. Interment will be in Union Cemetery. Mr. Troll, who lived in Bakersfield all his life, was born in the Rockplln district, where his father, William Troll, homesteaded in IS93. He attended Vineland school and Kern County Union High School. In addition to ranching for himself, he was employed as a cotton in manager for the California Cotton Oil Corporation at Arvin, assuming similar duties at the Weedpatch gin in 1H3S. He was a member of the Farm Bureau and the AVeedpatch Grange. He served on the Arvin ration board and was a member of the Arvin Lions Club. In addition he belonged to B. P. O. E. No. 26C, Bakersfield. and was a member of the Native Sons of the Golden West. Mr. Troll is survived by his widow. Mrs. Mabel Troll. Route 6, Box 17(i, Bakersfield: his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Troll. Bakersfield: sisters. Mrs. Margaret Fillmore, Bakersfield: Mrs. May Erlene Thorn- hurg. Whittier: nieces, Miss Erlene Thornburg, Whittier; Mrs. Barbara Mansfield, Bakersfield; nephews, Eugene Thornburg, United States Army Air Corps, and Walter Charles Fillmore, United States Army. Police Chief Issues Warning to Vandals Police Chief Robert B. Powers today issued a warning and appeal to vandals, believed to be juveniles, who have persisted for several weeks in defacing walls, breaking window panes, damaging meter boxes and plaster of dwellings in scattered sections, of city. Offenses of vandalism have been committed in the following sections of the city according to a report from Chief Power's office: Brundage Lane between Oleander avenue and A street; Bernard street between Union avenue and Alta Vista Drive and on scattered blocks of Park Way, San Emidlo street, Lincoln street, Flower street and Chester Lane near Oak street. to international peacemaking American postwar adjustment. FORUM SPEAKER—Dr. Francis J. Bowman, head of the department of history at University of Southern California, will speak on "Economic and Population Trends" on the A. A. U. W. three-speaker forum, September 28. 15,000 Pass Through Gates at Foods Fair as Programs Enjoyed Attendance murks soared past I lie 15,000 murk today as the eighth annual Victory Foods Fair reached its climax of the 1944 show, as exhibit-1 ors paraded their champion animals before the buyers at the great auction sale and an-| other program loomed at the j horse show. Anticipating one of the greatest sah's in the buyers wore sperting the animals and gathered at the auction ring at 1 p. in. to hear the call of Veteran Auctioneer Charles Adams of Alhambra start the sale. Regional OI'A officials declared that restaurants and hotels history of the show, out early today in- Fall From Parked Car Injures Infant A fall from a parked car at the Kern Valley Farm where his* parents were working Friday at S p. m. sent three-year-old Jackie Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Artie Williams, Lamont, to San Joaquin Hospital with a fractured skull, hospital officials report. Three people suffered minor injuries in a collision Friday at 9:30 p. m., 2.8 miles south of Delano, between cars driven by Verian Fitzgerald, 44, Fresno, and Ruth Ann Lutrell, 40, Los Angeles. Both drivers and passenger in the Lutrell automobile, Esther Shoemaker, 53, San Fernando, were hurt. They were taken to Delano Hospital for treatment, according to the California Highway Patrol. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Bakersfield, East Bakersfield, and Oildale ration boards are all in need of volunteers for the price survey, which will begin soon, according to Mrs. J. S. Smith, chief clerk at the East Bakersfield board. "In order to keep prices down, you would think that there would be more interest shown by the housewives of this community," were the clerk's words. THROUGHOUT NATION—Emory Gay Hoffman, manager of the Kern County Chamber of Commerce and veteran of the first world war, saya that there are plans to distribute copies of "Those Who Serve,'• which is being edited and published by the Frank S. Reynolds Post 26, American Legion, throughout the nation at the various capitals. "This book serves as a splendid means of making note of the hurnart resources of Kern county," is the opinion of Mr. Hoffman. Pictured above, he is examining a proof of the Legion book. Services Set Monday for Mrs. jfettie Eck Long-Time Resident of Kern Succumbs at Loco! Hospital Funeral services for Nettie Eck. 72. who died September 22 at a local hospital, will be held September 23 at 2 p. m. at Flickinger & Digier Chapel, the Reverend N. A. Christensen officiating. Interment will be in Greenlavvn Memorial Park. Mrs. Eck was a resident of Bakersfield and Kern county for 21 years. She was a member -of the First Methodist Church and was active in the Women's Bible class. Survivors are her husband. Jacob P. Eck, sons. Eli V. Eck, Needles David J. Eck. Colton: daughters Mrs. Lyrlia Cooper, Salt Lake City Utah; Mrs. Hulda Cleland, Santa Rosa: Mrs. Martha Reiswig, Cama rillo; Mrs. Emma Frlesen and Mrs Ann Compton, both of Bakersfield Mrs. Mary-Mosiman, Reedley; Mrs Nettie Sweeney. Ceres: two daughters-in-law; seven sons-in-law: 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. HISTORY AUTHORITY TO BE HERE SEPT. 28 .September JS on the .'I three-speaker open forum being presented by the local A. A. V. \\. at Washington School Auditorium on Baker and Xiles street, Dr. Francis J. Bowman, head of the department of history at University of Southern California, will present his Bakersfield audience with an informational discussion of a topic of special interest to this locale, that of "Economic and Population Trends." Doctor Bowman's research and work is directed toward solution of the more urgent problems pertaining and Professional Work He was an American-Scandinavian fellow in history to Sweden and for his Ph. D. degree at Iowa University lie did his research work in the universities of Upsala and Stockholm in Sweden, in the University of Rostock, Germany, and at Liege. Belgium. Doctor Bowman before this war was American associate editor of the magazine "Baltic and Scandinavian Countries," contributing to; taking part in the buying would not Swedish. Danish and Polish his-1 have to give points for their meat, torical magazines and acting as a A special broadcast over KERN member of the American-Scandina- from the main exhibit building at vian Foundation. | 9 p. m. will feature the regular He is a member of the Council Bakersfield US(« progra-n with of Phi Alpha Thcta. national historical honorary fraternity and other honorary historical and scholastic organizations. Other Authorities Doctor Bowman will appear with two other national authorities on American postwar adjustment. Dr. W. Balientine Henley and Oliver Carlson, and with them will present a well-balanced digest of the main problems facing America after military victory is established. Mrs. Joseph LeConte. chairman of the planning committee for the Open Forum, j announced today that the evening's ! discussion will be conducted in typl- cillltllro j cal "Town Meeting of the Air" St /l t . es ' style, with the speakers being I Tllp K»ests wore welcomed by allowed time after their individual I Jumes Thorp, western livestock rep- presentations to question each other. I ''esentative of the Safeway Stores, following which the members of the \ Inc , t V l '". ol .' a !?. d '._T no dinnoi- was held audience present will have the meeting thrown open to them for any questions they desire information on from the three experts. At the meeting of the planning committee on the forum held at Hotel El Tejon, ticket sales were reported as encouraging, and Miss Edna Keoligh, president of the local A. A. U. \V.,' iii inviting all members of the community to attend, remarked that tickets may be secured by phoning Mrs. Robert Shi-eve, S-S182. or by contacting the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce or the Kerh County Chamber of Commerce. servicemen from Minter Field taking prominent part in the slate. The program will be introduced by Jules Bernhardt. director of local center. Junior Exhibitors Honored More than 200 junior livestock exhibitors, fair officials and directors of the Fifteenth District Agricultural Association, gathered last night at a dinner given by the Safeway Stores. Robert Bowman, national president of the Future Farmers of America, made an inspiring talk on the future of the young people entering on agriculture as a life work and the progress of agri- throughout the United HARVESTER—Champion Palomino, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fagan. will appear at closing night of horse show tonight at Victory Foods Fair. Known as Gold Rush in 19.19, he won the championship of the class at 18 months, and won championships in southern California and Arizona. He is retired, undefeated champion, worth $10,000. 3000 View Gigantic Horse Show at County Fairgrounds SPORTING JUMPERS, COW PONIES, THREE, FIVE- GAITED ANIMALS HIGHLIGHT FAIR EVENT By MAE SAl'NOERS Panorama of horses from sporting i The gameness, heart and dramatic jumpers to dependable trial animals, from cow ponies as agile as their society cousins, the polo ponies, to artistocrats of equine circles, the three and five-gaited animals, ran off the best tricks that horseflesh and mind with knowing riders can flash of the cow ponies used on the range stirred up much enthusiasm during this event as 10 riders showed their animals working steers. Finale of the evening was the three-gaited saddle horses who were Receives Souvenir of Bright Event Glamorous occasions In whicl Bakersfield misses figured recently have at their head the christening of "S. S. Legion A'ictory," at Rich mond with Miss Loretta McManus as maid-of-honor. Miss McManus ha? received, as a souvenir of the event which was held August 21, a leather bound album of photographs and mementos, individually inscribed to her by the Permanente Company, builders of the S. S. Legion Victory, the company's five hundred and thirty-fifth ship. Mrs. Warren Atherton of Stockton, wife of the national commander of the American Legion, was the sponsor and Mrs. Holt Atherton, also of Stockton, the flower girl. M. G. Vanderwende was master-of-ceremonies, Thomas J. Riordan gave an address and the Reverend M. Little delivered the invocation. Ed. W. Holt also had a part in the ceremonies as the ship was officially wished "bon voyage," and "smooth sailing." Mrs, Atherton was the recipient of a handsome silver platter, engraved with her name and the name of the ship, and was the subject of the dedication of a song during an elaborate dinner, held at the shipyards. Plastic match-holders, inscribed with the guests' names, and metal ship silhouettes holding name cards were favors and place- cards at the banquet, attended by SO guests. Child Drowns in Buttonwillow Canal Raymond Greer, 3%, son of Mrs. Pearl Jones, was drowned yesterday noon near Buttonwillow when he fell Into an irrigation trap and was washed underground into a water pipe running beneath a road, Deputy Coroner H. F. Gallon announced this morning. Tho lad was last seen alive at 11:30 a. m. by Bill Chester who noticed :he child and two playmates pass his home near the scene of the tragedy, and when he later saw only two of the children returning ho inquired about the third and learned that Raymond Greer had fallen into the water trap. Members of the county fire department were summoned, who plugged he. underground pipe and pumping ;he water out they discovered the x>dy of the child at 3:55 p. m. yesterday, approximately 150 feet from where he had fallen into the open rap. Pending inquest and burial, the b«Mly is in Janzen Funeral Home In Shafteijjf Services Set for David Pecarovich David R. Pecarovieh. 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Pecaro- vich. 175 Ray street. Highland Park, and Bakersfield High School student, died September 22 at a local hospital. Funeral services will be held September 25 at 2 p. m. at St. Joseph's Church, the Reverend Father Thomas J Earley officiating. Pallbearers will be Howard Ball, Howard O'Neill, Jim Laycook, Dean Pruitt, Junior Simmons and Dwight Taggart. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery. Rosary will be held .September 24 at 8 p. m. at Doughty-Calhoun- O'Meara Chapel. The boy was a sophomore at Bakersfield High School and had been graduated from Standard School. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 11, Oildale. Survivors besides his parents, are two brothers, Ronald J, Pecarovich and Kenneth Patrick Pecarovich, Highland Park: grandmothers, Mrs. Margaret Pecarovich, Fresno; Mrs. Effie Gilstrap, Santa Maria. Gardner Field Cadet Dies in Plane Crash A Gardner Field aviation cadet was killed Friday night when his basic trainer plane crashed and at Hotel El Tejon. \Var Souvenirs Displayed Displays of war souvenirs from the African and Italian campaigns, and an implement exlr'w presented by the Oliver Implement Company, shared top honors in the judging of entries in the exhibit building at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Blue "first award" ribbons were presented last night to Murle A. Fox and to Jack I ~'oon, representing the war souvenirs and thn Oliver Implement concern, respectively. The display of war souvenirs was sponsored by the Royal Barber and Beauty Supply Company, which received a duplicate "first award" its sponsorship. ribbon for burned miles southwest of his home field, near Taft. He was on a routine flight when the crash occurred at 9:30 p. m. The cadet, John L. McLaughlin, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. McLaughlin, Selah, AVash., was a member of class 44-K. A board of officers has been appointed to investigate the cause of the accident, according to Lieutenant-Colonel Howard J. Bechtel, commanding officer of the basic flying school. /I PRIZE BIRD—Richard Shore, youthful exhibitor in the poultry division of Victory Foods Fair, walked away with prizes for his champion AVhite Leghorn hen, and a champion New Hampshire hen. Other championship stock was owned and exhibited by F. F. Strauser, Carl Aired, Gene Mills, grand champion Rhode Island Red pullet; Fred Cremer, Roy Bledsoe, grand champion pen of New Hampshire*. The photo shows Judge Dick Leach looking one over. Two different divisions in the exhibit building were judged yesterday morning. Three awards were made in the implement and farm machinery class: five awards in the. commercial and community displays. Second award in the implement class went to the A. H. Karpe Implement Company; third award, to the Cousins Tractor Company. Commercial Exhibits In the commercial exhibits, award ribbons were presented last night to the local agricultural extension service booth; the exhibit presented by the community of Taft; fourth award to Miss Dorothy McAdaTns, assistant director of the Bakersfield USO. and fifth, to the local American Red Cross presentation. A special half hour radio show and broadcast is promised visitors at the Victory Foods Fair and Livestock Show at the fairgrounds Sunday afternoon.- Broadcast Slated Arrangements have been completed by fair officials to send a remote control broadcast over the facilities of KERN to listeners throughout, the southern San Joaquin valley, between 4 and 4:30 p. m.. direct from the stage in the huge exhibit building. The program itself will feature humorous interviews and sidelights of the fair, starring "Poosh-Em-Up" Tony Cabootch. A top flight professional radio and stage entertainer, Cabootch has appeared before local service clubs here previously, and is well remembered for his excellent presentation at the 1943 annual banquet of the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce. At the same time, fair officials announced that a special entertainment program has been slated for 8 p. m. Sunday evening, from the stage of the exhibit building, featuring entertainers from the Bakersfield Stage Door Studio. Nightly entertainment features in the exhibit building have been drawing capacity crowds nnd fair officials are urging the public to attend. Sunday evening's program has been arranged by Jules Bernhart, director of the Bakersfield USO, who will "emcee" tho show. manage for a crowd of 3000 specta- \ shown first with harness and then tors at the fairgrounds last night ! released as saddle animals in the when the annual Bakersfield Fron- ] ring. Here again the animals were tier Days show opened as part of j closely matched, making it difficult the Victory Foods Fair. Another program for horse lovers will be staged tonight with the hunters up again, with a special show by western horses, gaited animals, palomino exhibition, and gaited pacers again on the track. Spontaneous Applause It was a show that the crowd appreciated in a thoroughly schooled western way and the best performances won spontaneous applause. More than 175 horses, many of them the cream of famous stables of the valley and southland, performed and will repeat tonight for grand prizes being offered by the association. The horse pageant, got away to a dramatic 'start with the jumpers, and the crowd settled down to appraise real horse beauty when the three-gaited animals went thorugh their paces of trot, walk and canter. The warm affection of a rider for a good, dependable responsive horse was demonstrated by the crowd in its reaction to tho trail horses that took the narrow rails, the ties, logs and gates in their stride. Ranger cttes in their smart costumes made an excellent showing in this division, taking many of the prizes. Sportsmen's blood was again when the fine harness horses raced and paced while their beauty, manners, parking ability, and action were judged. The younger generation of riders, some of them just learning their riding controls, gave an excellent show and some of the budding horsemanship would do credit to any adult in the ring. One tiny former riding a recalcitrant West drew plaudits and laughter from the crowd and a special reward for the judges. The winners in the events were as follows: Jumpers—Tiptoe Star, rider Nina Brennan; Mr. Tip, ridden by Bill Brown; Rex Qui Salit, Rudy Smith- era; Champ, Joe Goodman; Brownie, A. AV. Hull. Three-gaited Saddle Horses—Jovista Ann, Harvey Slade: Midnight Melody. Francis Goodrich; Maple Cuban, Esther Machlln; Maple Success, Thelma Machlln. Winners Listed Trail Horses—Hal, Mrs. Charles Baer; Bloomfield Isabella, Sophie Gardner; Diamond, James Hicks; Smokey, Carter Arnett; Streak. Buster Wolf. Fine Harness Horses—Maple Star, Buford AValler; Maple Dream, Jack Marshall; Sally May's King, Pete Spear; Rose O'Dea, Harvey Slade; Gorgeous Husgy, Loren Voth. Children's Mounts Under 14.2 Hands—Tony, Carol Clendenen: Cotton Top, Keith Burnquist; Filly, R. E. Smith, Jr.; Freckles, Fred Starrh. Roadsters to Bike—Sun Cloud. Pete Spear; Cody Patch, A r irgil Kirby; True Lady. Buford Waller; Hunter Patch, B. Crawford. . Saddle Ponies—Junior Farmer Dl- Pleased | v j s i on _ Bloomfield Topsy, Sophie Gardner; Poncho, Richard Van Horn; Shorty, Kenneth Cooper, special award. Mae AVest. Five-gaited Saddle Horses—Glamour Maid. Gordon Murphy; And Then Some. Harvey Slade; The Parson. Pete Spear: Mr. Lady AA'llform, Roy Jensen: Topper. Frank Adams. Light-weight Stock Horses—Dutch, Carter A. Arnett; Penny, Jack Samuel; Banjo. Paul Daniels: Streak, Buster Wolf: Smokey. Jack Leiva. per- Mae from the judges. Closely Matched Confirmation and speed of S. C. A. Gives Skit at Student Meeting With a busy program scheduled for the new school term, the Student Christian Association of Bakersfield Junior College was one of the organizations which featured a skit at the student, body assembly held Friday morning. Miss Phyllis AVhite will serve as president of tho group this year, and Miss Patricia Moore will be vice-president, having been elected last spring. Miss Kathryn Taylor will be the secretary-treasurer, having been elected at the first meeting of the association held recently. At the meeting Miss Ruth Duncan was appointed chairman of a committee planning the skit presented on Friday when organizations on the campus introduced themselves to the entire student body through cleverly executed sketches and plays. New members who took part in the election recently included the Misses Catherine Antongiovannl, Lynette Christensen, Betty Jean Frank and Opal Swetnam. Also present were former members Miss Muriel Kirkham and Miss Ruth Nichols. > horses irt the roadsters to bike class were closely matched and it was a difficult job for the judges once more to eall the winners. Lots of horse sense, quick control, anil versatility were shown by the riders and horses in the five-gaited saddle horses event when these aristocrats drew acclaim from the crowd for their beauty and thoroughbred manners In the ring. Three-gaited Saddle Horsen—Jovista Ann. Harvey Slade; Maple Cuban, Esther Machlin; Maple Sue- the | cess, Thelma Machlin: Midnight Melody, Francis Goodrich. Awards Presented The awards were presented by Mrs. Milton Lohr. of Wasco. assitsed by AValter Kane. Allen Ross was the announcer for the show. L. F. Rollins was the judge, assisted by others during the evening and Herb A'aughn was the ringmaster of the evening, who promises a still better show tonight. Ronald Hatchings Takes Top Honors in Dairy Cattle List Grand champion and senior champion of the Guernsey show and also senior champion cow of the junior division was Adobe Admiration Stella belonging to Ronney Hutchings, Bakersfield Future Farmer, who also walked away with other honors from yesterday's judging of dairy cattle. A heifer calf, Kerndale Blossom's Katheryn, owned by Aldo Antongio- vannl, also of Bakersfield, was junior champion of the F. F. A. division with Kerndale Pride's King, a junior champion hull calf of the F. F. A. division being shown by Henry Rodriguez. From the Kern County Cnion High School farm and entered by that group in the stiff competition were Kerndale Plume's Kyle, junior champion and grand champion bull of the open division, and Kerndale Echo Rose, junior champion cow of the open division. G. E. Gordon, of the extension service, University of California, Berkeley, who judged the fine strings of dairy cattle brought into the ring, paid high tribute to the classes of stock exhibited by the juniors. In the Holstein division, the grand champion and junior champion bull of the open division was CaVnation Homestead Baron, owned and shown by Dean Burnquist, of Shafter. Junior champion cow, shown by Charles Combs, was Princess Edith Inka. Grand champion and senior champion cow was owned by Harmon Evans. The winn'lng animal was Inka Segia Pearl Heilo. Placing In the judging were K. C. H. S., five first awards, four seconds, four thirds, three fifths, four sixths, and one seventh. In addition to championship awards. Other owners of Guernsey stock Winning places were Bob Dickson, two firsts, two seconds, a third, three fifths, two sevenths, an eighth and a ninth place; Nuel Lyon, eighth place; John Knight, two seconds and a fourth; Lois Clair Knight, a second and a fourth: Phyllis Walker, a first tirid a third; Joe Coombs, a fourth: AVayne Moseley. an eighth; Lynden Peterson, a fourth, seventh and ninth; Dr. Headen Inman, a third: John Lynn Knight, a first and fourth; Carter N. Phair, a fifth, anil Mrs. Beckstead, an eighth. From the F. F. A. division, in addition to the grand championships, winners included Henry Rodriguez, two firsts, two seconds, a third, fourth and sixth; Robert Phair, a first and fifth: Sebastian Streiff, of Wasco, a seventh and an eighth; Dennis Daly, a third; Ronny Hutchings, a first and a third; Ruben Bartel, a first and fifth; Aldo Antongio- vauni, a first, second and fifth; Wesley Combs, a second, fourth and ninth; Thomas J. McCaffrey, first; George Key, a first and second; Norman Beavers, first, second, third: William Watts, fourth; Floyd Parsons, fourth, and Moo Milk Club of the high school, first and second. In the Holstein division, Henry Miller of Wasco placed first; Harmon Evans, two firsts, two seconds anil a third; Dean Burnquist, Shafter. first: Ronald Jenson. a second and a third; and Charles Combs. first. F. F. A. winners included Henry Rodriguez, two firsts, a second and two third places; Gene Mills, a fourth, and Aloise Miller, of Wasco, a first and a second. Recognition for the junior farmers, premiums for which were paid by Kern county merchants, went to Albert Streiff. a first, second, third and fourth; Tommy Hart, first: Bancroft Boys Club of Arvin Federal School, a first and second: Bernell Edwards. AVasco. first; Buster (Pnt» Mills. AVasco. first and third: Glen Scales, Shatter, a fifth: Mary Louise Gates, a second and Jimmie Vigneau, first. Exhibitors in this section are students of Kern county elementary schools. F. F. A. showmanship contest winners In yesterday's show were Aldo Antonglovannl. Buttonwlllow: AVesley Combs, Dennis Daly. Henry Rodriguez, Harmon Evans, Dean Burnquist, Shafter, and Roland Jensen. Eloise of Green Acres won first in the 4-H showmanship section. From Lindsay was the ,'bnly ox

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