The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 25, 1944 · Page 3
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Reception Scheduled by Rio Bravo P. T. A. THO KRAVO, Sept. ,23.—Special features at the first fall session of the Rio Bravo Parent-Teacher meetIns: to he held at the school andl- ,. torium at 2 p. in. Thursday, September 2S, will he a reception for the teaching .staff and the appear- nneo of -Miss Ljiura Bolt. Kern county nutritionist. Miss Bolt will speak on "Health and Nutrition," a topic in line with the new year theinn of the parent-teacher organization, "Health in the Community." Mrs. H. Anderson, is in charge of the. program and business meeting nnd is being assisted by Mrs. Myrtle I'era in the preparations. During »tho afternoon a teacher will bo on the. playgrounds to supervise and rare for the younger children. Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria following the meeting. All 'parents and members of the community are invited to attend. Enrollment at Delano High School Shows Gain for Year McCall Home After 30 Months in Pacific TAFT, Sept. 25. — Private First CI.-iss John R. McCall, niiirinc, is In Taft on a 30 day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C.' McCall, of 21!1 iS street, after P.O months service in the southwest Pacific. He has taken part in the actions on Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan and Tinian. Private McCall is well known here, having attended Taft Union High School. He enlisted in the Marine Corps prior to Pearl Harbor. Ready, folks? OK —let's shoot. Camera! Out the door and down the steps .. . Fine! Now everybody smile ... And you kids wave and throw a kiss for Daddy..." Not a bad scene. Bill's wife and kids and Bill's front door, and even Bill's pooch — knowing look on his mutt face. Just as though he knew what's go. ing on. It's fun, making home movies. Exacting work, too—adjusting for this and that—getting everybody in. Bill won't mind if it's not up to MGM standards. He'll laugh when he sees how the midsummer sun makes junior squint—but he'll see too how much Junior's grown. Midsummer. Funny to reflect that Bill won't see this shot for months. For the date of its first showing — its world premiere— is set: Christmas Eve, on the other side of the world! A B-plcture, you say — nothing colossal about it—but to the boys in Arabia it will be the grandest thing that ever hie the screen. Hollywood's glamour girls can take that evening off. There's a story behind all this. On the shores of the Persian Gulf, Standard's affiliate, the Arabian American Oil Company, is getting out petroleum products for Allied planes and tanks and trucks—and a lot of Westerners are over there help, ing. They're living in reasonable comfort, of course, with decent housing and food and all the rest. But they're a long, long way from friends and family. Especially family. So the folks at home have been making this movie, packing it full of faces and things and places they're anxious to see. Soon the precious reel of 16-mm. colored film will be packed and scaled and shipped away—with this notice on the wrapper: "Not to be opened until December 24th." Can't you see—and hear— that gang in Saudi Arabia on Christmas Eve? We bet they raise the roof. E flog, with 3 itan, awarded to our Richmond lUfiiwy STANDARD OF CALIFORNIA RECORDS Sec HARRY CITRON .ci,t- BROCKS Expert •ad Quiriateed Witch Rcpairlif DELANO, Sept. 2.x—Showing a slight gain over last year, student enrollment at the local high school was 549 on the opening dny of the first semester, it was announced at an assembly at the school recently when 12 new members of the faculty were welcomed by Superintendent Harold R. Olson. Superintendent Olson spoke particularly of the large freshman class and the number of students from other schools registered in the various classes. New teachers introduced were: Herman Bishop, English; Miss Winifred Clare, senior problems; Ed De- Fraga, mathematics and coach; Miss Evelyn EUlund, Spanish: Richard Ertx.man, English and dramatics; Miss Helen Higley, social studies; Gerald Jensen, history; John l^iw- lor, boys' physical education and coarh; Miss Ina Marie McCourtney, girls' physical education; Chester il. Shuler, English, journalism and speech; Miss Claudine Slagle, commerce. The assrnblv was presided over by Bill Campbell, student body president, who led in the salute to the flag. After introduction the Reverend \\". Ansel Scott, pastor of the Nazarene Church, led in prayer. Chester Hayden directed the King- ing of "America." with Herman Bishop accompanying at the piano. I The two now coaches, Ed De-! Fraga, formerly of the Exeter High School, and John ],aw!or on lonye from the athletic department of the University of Nevada, were introduced by Coach Ray Frederick who prophesied a successful football season. John Rowe Speaker at Maricopa Meeting MARICOPA, Sept. 2">. — John Rowe, a Maricopa man who has beetr stationed at Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, was the speaker at the Maricopa Exchange Club this week, when they met in regular session recently at Chipns cafe. An announcement was made that members of the club have agreed to paint the Boy Scout barracks dur- racks during the. "cleanup, paintup'' campaign being sponsored by the Hub from September IS to October IS. and that J. M. O'Day would furnish part of the paint. Wiley K. [VtiTSnn. president of tin.- club, and recently appointed 'o Ibe Califiirnia Exchange Club's service to children's committee, presided at the meeting. Munsey Returns to Base After Visit in Taft TAFT, Sept. 25.—Captain Ned lunscy has returned to his base fter spending two weeks with his larents, Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Muney of Fellows. Ho recently re- urned from the Pacific -where he larticipated in three campaigns. With the Seventh Air Force, Captain Munsey is pilot of a C-54 ombat transport hospital plane, mown as an Air Transport Com- nand air evacuation unjt. The init transported the first wounded rom Makin, Tarawa, Kwajalcin and Saipan. Captain Munsey is now stationed t Hamilton Field with the Third 'oreign Transport Group, newly ormed army air line to the Pacific rea. lie has flown approximately 50,000- miles since joing the army ir force in November, 1940. Shaffer High Class Plans Year's Program STIAFTER, Sept. 23. — Shatter High School Home Economics Club is planning a year's program which again will emphasize war service work, it was announced by Mrs. Martha Dawe, faculty adviser for the group. Club members stand ready to assist other school organizations through such activities as cooked food sales, in addition to carrying^ out projects in defense work, according to Mrs. TJawe. Highlights of last year's war service activities of this organization wore the making of U. S. O scrapbooks for servicemen, knitting army hospital afghans, and raising money for the i war bond drive, which resulted in the jiurcha.se of a Cornell training plane by the high .school student body last spring. This year the club hopes to center its war work around Junior Red Cross activities. At a recent meeting of the club, officers elected for the first semester include Miss Helen Mauser, president; Miss Jean Bartel, vice- president; Miss Helen Klassen, secretary; Miss Betty ^ee Whitecotton, treasurer: Miss Ferralene P.'B'ker, social chairman; and Miss Bessie Thomas, reporter. Toft Private Reported Wounded on Tinian TAFT, Sept. -">.—Word has been received here, that Private First Class Eddie Malm is recovering from wounds received while serving on Tinian in the southwest Pacific He will be sent home as soon as he. is able to travel. Private Malm is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Malm of Belridge. Pepsi-Cola Company, Long Island Citu, ff. >'. Frinchised Bottler: Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Bikersfield Tryouts for Shaffer Drama Club Slated SemS-anmial membership tryonts for the Drama Club of Shatter High School will be, held Thursday and Friday, September 28 and 28, at 4 p. in. in the Little Theater room of ibe high school, with all members oE the student body invited to participate. With a special invitation issued to new students, particularly I'resh-nen and those transferring to Shatter from other scboc,ls, the participants will be asked to give an oral presentation of a lyrii: poem and a three- to-five minute dialogue selected from a play. The club membership is limited to a maximum of 20 students, it was announced by Wayne Heffley, club president. Talent for school plays and dramatic productions will be selected from this organization. The Drama Club was fu'st organised last year by Miss Ida Rosenman, ll)4o- I'J-M adviser, and Wayne Heffley, president. New officers for the current school term include, in addition to President lleftley, Miss Owen Unimel, secretary; Fonet.a Pope, publicity chairman; and Miss Neva Helsley, social chairman. Miss Gladys Kegier, drama coach of. Shatter High School, is the club's new adviser. The position of vice-president is being held open until it is filled, following an election which includes new members. Nurse's Aide Course Set for West Side TAFT, Sept. ";!.—Pointing to an urgent, call by the. National is'ursing Council fur War Service for more women to perform the "unselfish and irreplaceable" work of the volunteer nurse's aide, Mrs. Vanessa Harr, chairman of the. nurse's aides of the West Side Oilfields chapter of the American Red Cross, today said that more volunteers are needed in the community. A new class for the training of nurse's aides is scheduled to start October 2 \vith Mrs. Jean Helma as the instructor. All women who are interested in taking this important course are urged to call the American Ked Cross or Mrs. Helma and learn more of the details as soon as possible. The enrollment in each class is limited so it is important to enroll promptly. At present the West Side Oilfields chapter has five nurse's aides who serve regularly at the local hospitals. It is urgent that this number be increased as it is not large enough to carry through an emergency should it arise. McFarland Girl Will Marry Aviation Cadet McFAKLAXD, Sept. 21?.—Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Horn of McKarland are announcing' the engagement of their daughter, Miss Aleta Horn, to Aviation Cadet Glen L. Spraciley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Spraciley of Chowchilla, formerly of McFarland. Miss Horn is a graduate of McFarland 1-liKh School, with the class of 1944. Cadet Spradley also attended local schools before enlisting in the air forces in October, 11142. He is now taking his primary training at Kankin Field in Tulare. TAFT DINNER SLATED TAFT, Sept. 25.—To nionor the wives of aviation cadets in clans 45-A at Gardner Field, cadet wives of class 44-K will entertain at an informal dinner party at the Fox hotel in Taft Tuesday evening, September 26, at 7:30 o'clock. Those who want to attend are asked to make their reservations at the Cadet Club, at 429 M. Center street, before Monday, September L'ii, at a p. in. Telephone 809-W-l. flj Home owners are naturally enthusiastic about Bank of America financing, because a home loan arranged at this bank is designed to meet your need and to fit your budget. If you are buying a home, or wish to refinance an existing mortgage, first see Bank of America. This bank makes real estate loans (including loans insured by FHA) on all types of improved property... homes, flats, apartments, stores, industrial and other buildings, and farm and range lands. NOTE TO REALTORS—At this bank you will find a cooperative, eompfefe financing service. Bank of America always we/comes ffie opporton/fy of rendering found financing service to the realtor, the se/fer, and the buyer iBank of America MIMIC* riDEIAl OIF01IT INIUIANCI eHIPOMTION . MIMII* HOCIAl KltlVI iriTIM Glenn Thomas Is Taft Rotary Speaker TAFT, Sept. 2.T—A talk t>y fllrnn Thomas, who w;is at Pearl Harbor during the .Japunrse attack there, and a motion picture. "Fire rower" shown through the courtesy of Deputy Sheriff Herman Biane. was the entertainment offered to Rotar- iaiip and their ladies at a "Rotury- Ann" lunrheon held at the Fox hotel, Wednesday. Four birthday cakes were served honoring Bill Harhat. A. .K Smith, Dick Covert and F.verette Vtin'hfield. President Birchfield presided at the business meeting and Bob Dnvall was chairman of the day. (inesls included Colonel Howard .1. Bechtel. commanding officer at (iiirdni-r Field, and Mrs. Kerhtcl: Ueuteii.nit and Mrs. C. H. Darlinc ami Terra nee llalluran, regional di- •ector for the t'so from I.os, Antjclei. Safccrstttfr CaUfomten Monday, Sept. 25, 1944 3 INVIST IN WAR iONDS AND HOLD THEM UNTIL MATURITY * * * Now you can be a Locomotive fireman About $220 base pay This Is one of Southern Pacific's finest jobs—and normally not easy to get. Today, we have a few openings—no experience needed to start. After a couple of weeks or so or training you can qualify as a regular R. R. Fireman ... get right up there in the cab with the engineer and go places. (By the way, all Southern Pacific locomotives burn oil, not coal. No shoveling. Just turn a vnlve). No getting around it, this job has a bit of a thrill to it. It gets in your blood. You'll like S. P. men. Like knowing you're with a company whose biggest war job Is still ahead—carrying war materials for the stepped up offensive against Japan. Railroad pass privileges. Fine pension plan, Medical services. A job, men . . . a real job! Look into this today. See or Write B. W. MITCHELL S. P. Station, Bakerslield or 1'our Nearest S. P. 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