The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 25, 1944 · Page 8
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8 Mondoy, Sept. 25, 1944 gafctrfttrih CalftomJait SMITH PRAISES LEGIONJPRES PHOTOGRAPHY IN BOOK PRAISED BY VETERAN Upon viewing the pages of "Those Who Serve." which is being edited and published by the Frank S. Reynolds Post 26 of the American Legion, Frank E. Smith, veteran marine officer of the .Spanish American War. snid. "1 think that when you consider the extreme conditions under which some nf the pictures in this book were taken, the photography department of The Bakersfield Californlan should certainly be commended for their tine piece of work. All subjei-t matter Is expressed with great .-kill and thoroughness." Mr. Smith has also seen action in China and the Philippines and is now a member of Dewey's Congressional Medal Men's Association. He was Kern county clerk for 22 years. "Those Who Serve." which will be released soon for sales to the pub- tic, contains the pictures of approximately fiOOO servicemen and women, the history of Kern county, written by Jesse Stockton, of Bakersfield High School, and the history of the local American Legion post. ROTARY CLIB MEET "The Contribution Cotton is Making to the War Effort'' will be the topic for discussion by Ray Proves! at the next meeting of the Oildale Rotary club, which will be at 12:10 Tuesday in Elliott hall. Art Hill will act as program chairman ami the meeting \\ill he presided over by I'. .1. Hosluuv. . WOI/NDED— Ray H. Lomas, bus- band of Mrs. Ruty G. Lomas. 931. Eighteenth street, Bakersfield, was wounded In action on August 2(i in France, according to word received from the War Department today. Inyokern Storeroom Burns in S300 Fire A storeroom belonging to J. W. Alewine, in Inyokern, was destroyed by fire Sunday at 6:40 p. m. at a loss of $300. Children playing with matches are blamed for starting the fire, according to the county fire department. A kerosene lamp explosion touched off flames which enveloped a t,. n t occupied by Henry Coulter, at the Edison government camp. Damage to tout and contents is estimated at $240. Garlic GARUC SALT ONION SAtT CELERr SAIT SAVO* SAtT I SEASONING to ordinary dishes No must, no fuss... just shake in appetizing garlic flavor this easy way. V^J^ Schilling Kltf IONDS SLATE SPOL CHRISTIAN LIVING WILL BE FEATURED Bakersfleld's first School of Christian Living will open October 2 at First Methodist Church with Miss Flossie Mills, dean, and the Reverend Willard J. Rand, Jr., as-secretary. Other dates are October 9, 16, 23, and .10. All meetings will be held Monday nights at the church, sponsored by Bakersfield Ministerial Association, United Christian Youth Council, and General Superintendent's Council. The evenings will be divided into two periods, the first to begin at 7:30 p. m. and the second at 8:45 p. m. Subjects for the first period will lie as follows: "Churrh Administration," with W. II. Leask In charge; "Effective Presentation of Lesson Materials for Children Workers," Mrs. Walter Shore: "Church Centered Recreation," Bob Rude; "The Enduring Home in a Changing Society." Mrs. Norman Thompson; "Youth Looks at Home and Marriage" (for youth and youth workers) Mrs. W. L. Bradshaw. Subjects and leaders for the second period are: "Bible Backgrounds," Mrs. Thomas L. Nelson; "The Church and Postwar Planning." Guy Jaggard; "Visual Aids in Christian Education for Children Workers," Elmer Perry. "Effective Youth Program in the Local Church for Youth nnd Youth Workers." the S;im Kleinsnsses. and Kami:' "New Approeh Education," Miss Ahlida Reverends Williird J. to Narcotic Kallagh. A worship service will be held at S:l."i p. rn. each evening and a fellowship hour at 9::!0 p. m. CITED —Norma Burchfield of Fremont School receives citation from the department of California of the American Legion Auxiliary for her essay on, "Why I Am Glad I Live In America." She has won first prize in the Frank S. Reynolds Post No. 26 of the American Legion Auxiliary and first prize in the Fifteenth district. Mrs. B. C. Enyart, junior past president of the American Legion Auxiliary, nnd Mrs. W. N. Slaughter, Americanism chairman for 1943-1944, made the award. HARING sASHEARS By MAE There are few personalities that express so well what the modern woman of Europe has borne bravely and with faith in the LEAVES FOR NORTH Mrs. Else Richards, Kern law librarian, has been called to Richmond because of injuries sustained by Edgar S. Booth, of Richmond, in an automobile accident. Mrs. Booth is Mrs. Richards' mother. CREAM Meit poputor"y*or 'round" deuert H I AS LOW At , v a pint Alwoyi pure end dellcloui. YOU moke any flavor in 2 minutit. 20 famous recipei in •och package. Pleoio aik your grocer for .. 835 Howard Stroot, Son Fronciico 3. Calif. SPECIALS FOR MONDAY. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY CHRIS and JACK QUALITY VEGETABLES LAROE CRISP LETTUCE ..eh 10' GOLDEN BANTAM CORN 2,. r 15 C IWE HAVE WHAT WE ADVERTISE! MONOGRAM—FINK QUALITY LARGE GRADE A "•••rwBfc «<WMI»I • • EGGS DOZEN IN CARTON KRAFT'S FAMOUS SALAD DRESSING BELL PEPPERS each JUICE ORANGES Ib. 8 C FROZEN Vegetables POINT FREE Asparagus, Green Beans, Mixed Vegetables, Lima Beans, Corn, Peas, Peas and Carrots, Spinach, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower Liquor Department Straight Rye Four Years Old /S Quart . DUMONT American Brandy Miracle Whip ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ HILLS BROS. RED CAN J^~ COFFEE 2 SAMPAN—ALL GREEN CUTS ASPARAGUS FULL QUART JAR FULL No. 2 CAN PROCTOR & GAMBLE'S FAMOUS OXYDOL largo box MAYFLOWER ALL VEGETABLE OLEO Mb, etn. SCHENLEY'S RESERVE «/* Quart 97 MORE WAR BONDS AND STAMPS Beck's Bakery lilt HfhtaMth FMC City PENNSYLVANIA DELICATESSEN DEPARTMENT Hoffman't "Better Maid" FRANKFURTERS. Pound Imported Canadian jgm •••• KIPPERS 55' Pound . . . .^F^F Libby'n Finest MINCE MEAT pounds • Chanted* CHEESE Pound . . . Mrs. W. .1. Lugard future as Mrs. AV. G. Lugard, wife of the cotton expert for The Netherland East Indies, who found her plans changed from going to Australia to an immediate return to New York, and then maybe a trip to liberated Holland before Australia is put back on the itinerary. Educated in Holland at the University of. Ut -retch, a major in sociology and economics, she traveled to Cairo to be married to her fiance. Her children were born there, and partially reared there, and part of her life has been divided between them In Holland, and her own residence in French equatorial Africa and the Belgium Congo, where her husband's duties took him. Last word to her froift her 9- year-old son, Tom, on the eve of her departure to the Belgium Congo. "Go quickly, mother, and come back quickly." Six years have elapsed and what the fate of this boy now 16, and of her older son, Wilhelm, now 21, is what she can only imagine. She dreads '.'. that which the Nazis may have taught her childden. Her hopes are now high that she may see her sons again soon if they were not deported into Germany as laborers, because the fighting of the Allies ia now almost at the door of her former home in Holland. The troops at Arnhem are only 20 miles from Daventer, her old home in Holland. It was back in 1938 when the entire family had a happy reunion at Christmas time. Now, one of her sisters, the wife of Dr. N. S. Blom, a director waiting to return with The Nether- Indies, is interned in Java, a prisoner of the Japanese, and her brother-in-law is in Australia, waiting to return with the Netherlands civil government as soon as Java is freed by General MacArthur. Mrs. Lugard has command of six languages, speaking excellent English, French, German, Italian, Arabic, Bungalana, (a native Africa diafeet) and her native tongue. She has learned to adjust her living requirements from sophisticated metropolitan centers and hotel life to existence in the heart LYONS ROOT BEER Olt44, IYONS.MAGNUS, INC. SAUXDERS of the African jungle where one lives surrounded entirely by African natives and with supplies imported to last It! months at a time. Her knowledge of languages canif in handy in her own domicile for she spoke French to her African cook from the French Equatorial Africa, and Bungalana to her house boy from the Belgium Congo. She was required to use a little "kitchen Arabic" while living in Cairo. "You would envy me all my servants," she said with a laugh, for now she knows the difficulties of getting laundry back in America within the normal span of hotel life. She enjoys life in America, but has not yet become accustomed to the noise that the average American endures from the clatter of dishes in a hotel to the blatantcy of a radio going full blast. Coming west, the Lugards enjoyed a trip through the southern states, where they found charming people and many surprises in American folk ways. She thinks that people the world over are much the same and that people, no matter what their nationalities with the same education and breeding have the same interests in common. For that reason, she believes that international understanding should not be too difficult. She thinks that if German women were given more equality and if Japanese women were more advanced the history of the world today might have been different. Women of The Netherlands have franchise and most of them take full advantage of educational opportunities. Residents Debate Merits of Local V-Day Celebration VETERAN OF WORLD WAR II, MOTHER OF SIX SONS IN SERVICES, APPROVE OBSERVANCE OF GERMAN DEFEAT By MARY K. JAYNES Controversial question of the day for Kern residents is whether or not there should be celebration of the day or days following the German surrender. Various organizations throughout the county have passed resolutions stating that celebration Is not in order. However, in a census of the opinions of the mini on the street, arguments pro and con were indicated. Johnny Wilson, bus driver and veteran of this war, said, "Sure, there should be a celebration. I don thing the defense plants should clos down, though." Mr. Wilson was i the navy before his discharge. "Only One Phase" "Xo!" was the Immediate reply o Lowell Falrley, .junior college stu dent. He says that he will no doub feel happy and will probably like t celebrated, but explains, "After al 1 this is only one phase of the wai There's still an awfully importan battle to be won in the Pacific." The opposite opinion is held b: Mrs. J. J. Deuel, mother of six son in the service. She sees no reaso why there should be no celebration "I think we should celebrate th winning of both battles; the one li Europe and the one in the Pacific, were Mrs. Deuel's words. She ha sons in both theaters of war. A parade in memory of the me: who have sacrificed their lives is th idea for celebration Jim Pierce o Bakersfield High School suggests. "The boys in the Pacific will no take time off from their jobs to oeh brute, so why should the workers o essential industries?" was the opii Ion expressed by Jack Haviland. ai other high school student. He feel that under no circumstances shoul the war plants close. Can't Be Stopped Calvin Conron, attorney, sees n way of preventing a celebration. 1-1 PEANUT BUTTER Don't have tired, red, harsh looking hands after a day's work in your home. A few drops of Formula 4 Lanolin rubbed into the skin will help keep your skin and hair in healthy-perfect condition. Try a bottle today! At drug and department stores. Ifs Liquefied! FORMULA L A N o L I N GUARANTEED PRECISION DAY SERVICE LAWSON'S JEWELERS 1507 Nineteenth Street says it will depend upon the Individuals. Mr. Conron is In favor of closing the stores, while Miss.Renee Keetch thinks this is no time to celebrate. "I don't see why there shouldn't be a celebration within reason," is the opinion of R. L. Barksdale, patrolman. However, he feels that all industries manufacturing essential materials should remain operating. Renewed Bond Buying Effort A renewed bond-buying effort when the European power surrenders is the suggestion submitted by Frances Preusser, secretary. She feels that any celebration should have a definite patriotic attitude for the winning of the western battle. "Sure, I suppose there should be a celebration," Miss Winnie Heston, telephone operator, said when questioned. She added, however, that England seems the more logical country to have a big celebration when that time comes. Mrs. W. M. Aldrlch, store clerk, believes there should be some recognition shown when our boys defeat the Reich. "After all, this is half the war," were her words. "Don't think the boys in the Pacific won't celebrate when the news comes through that Germany has surrendered," exclaimed a sailor. Kern Woolgrowers ill Meet October 14 Annual meeting of the California Woolgrower's Association is being supplemented by smaller district meetings, because of the requestor curtailment of travel by the Office of Defense Transportation, it was announced today. Kern county woolgrowers will meet at 10 a. m., October 14. at the office of Frank Noriega, 631 Sumner street, and discuss the wool purchase program, the shortage of labor and food rationing, Pascal Ansolabe- here, president of the local organization said today. The' possibility of transporting, nationals from Spain to act as sheepherders, in an effort to relieve the labor shortage, win be one of the main topics for discussion. State secretary of the association, W. P. Wing, is expected to be present for the meeting, which will also feature the annual election of officers. Other meetings are being held in Cedarville, Pomona, King City, Los Banos, Fresno, Santa Rosa, Ukiah, Dlxon, Stockton, Capay, Fort Dick, Eureka, Red Bluff, Marysville, Will- lams, and Willows. WAR WORKERS/ a relieve Rub, BlemishM [other Skin Irritations i eztemally caused. CUTICURA SOAP 8. OI N T M i N I DENTAL REPAIRS A BASIC NEED- Only a Dentist Can Help When Teeth Start to Decay DR. 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