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PIPEFULS (M«mUr. September 25, 1M4) LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, SEPT. 25, 1944 PAGES 9 TO 14 Ensign Ray F. Snider *• Corporal Bob Tobias, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. Tobias, has written a G. I, poem, part of which goes: , No thrill to jeeps— , Takes bumps in leaps, And nights In camp are drab. The beer is flat And WACS are fat. The lieutenant is a scab. That's part of it—gives you an •Idea. Don Leddy, now at Fort Kiley, Kan., says it describes his feelings. Tobias is at Fort Eustis, Va. Elton Rodgers Now serving in Italy after a tour of duty in Sardinia, First Lieutenant Elton Rodgers -writes well in a letter home about one of his more recent experiences: » "I recently had a 10-day vacation away from the battery—my first in 18 months. I really relaxed and imd fun. I spent most of the time in Cagliari. While there I had the opportunity of visiting the University ol Cagliari, which I enjoyed very much. Several of us made the acquaintance of flie pro- lessor of English and he took us on a tour of the entire place. I only regret that the school was . not In session but classes were stopped after the bombing and It does not open again until November. They have a wonderful library that luckily was not touched by bombers and their chemistry and physics labs are marvelous. They ai'e built on the same plan as ours but have a good deal more equipment and only the best. As I understand it they had nearly 2000 students at one time and are expanding for more In the future. The plant is now housed in two buildings, one of which isn't yet finished. Article on Sardinia "Incldently, if you would like to read a good article on Sardinia, look up the January, 1923, issue ot the National Geographic Magazine. It's written by Professor Guido Costa, the same English professor, and is complete with pictures. "I also visited the old part of Cagliari which is perched on top of a hill and can be entered only by three gates. These gates, which are actually towers, were built in 1400, and two of them are still in a perfect state of preservation. If my pictures of the one called the Elephant tower turn out, I'll send you one." Elton Is a brother of Sergeant Glendo Rodgers, now In New Caledonia. Jaysee Visitors Recent visitors here of Grace Bird, director of the junior college, and others at the campus were: Ray Snider Ensign Ray F. Snider, Jr., who has had one of the most remark* able experiences of the war. He Is jpne of 210 naval officers who received their commissions at Wellesley College! Wellesley for Men Funny thing, too, these officers attending the famous school for girls have now organized a "Wellesley Men's Club," and one of the officers there has furnished a handsome.suite of rooms for the headquarters. Ensign Snider is a graduate of the local junior college, but his greatest distinction now will be that he was graduated from Wellesley. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Snider, live in Arvin. John O'Grady First Lieutenant John E. O'Grady, of the Air Service Command in England, was given* a rest after completing 30 missions as a pilot of a B-24 Liberator. He has the Distinguished Flying Cross, with one Oak Leaf Cluster and the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters. His wife, Mildred, lives at 2818 Twentieth street. BUI Bundick Lieutenant William F. Bundick Is now In Europe with the Air Service Command. His wife lives at 800 Thirtieth street. He will serve at a fighter base. Handsome Basso Will Open Concert Series Ezio Pinza, handsome basso of the Metropolitan Opera Company, who will open the Kern County Musical Association 1944-1945 concert season here on October 12 at the Fox theater, possesses a voice that has been singled out among other great voices «f the day for special recognition. Tall and handsome, this singer possesses qualities which go to make up a matinee Idol. Yet he pays little attention to adulation of press notices as he doesn't wish to be influenced by what the critics think. Union Cemetery NON-PROFIT CORPORATION PERPETUAL CARE View Its Lovely Landscaped Grounds „ Gardens and Flowers and Gemlike Lakes See Oar Monument Display New the Office Phone 7-7185 WITH US TODAY Mr. and Mrs. James O'Ryan, Kansas City, Mo. Visiting Padre hotel. Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Pelitjian, Fort Worth, Texas. Visiting. Padre hotel. Mrs. R. Wallace, Akron, Ohio. Visiting. Porterfield hotel. LOCATION OF BOARD PROBED SUPERVISORS DISCUSS PROPOSED BOARD SITE Discussion of the location of a onsolldated ration board, formed by the merger of the Bakersfield, East Bakersfield and Oildale boards, was the chief Item of business to come Before the Kern County Board of Supervisors this morning. The two sites under consideration .vere the offices of the present board at East Bakersfield and location at he Kern County Fairgrounds. No decision was reached. Consolidation of the three ration- ng boards was decided upon at a meeting of the Defense Council Thursday night. Chairmen of all boards and OPA officials were present. It was recommended at that time by Floyd B. Cook, district OPA manager, that the location of the consolidated board be at the fairgrounds. Reason given for consolidation was the increasing volume of rationing board business that is now carried on by mail. The matter was referred to the Board of Supervisors in order that the cost of moving and maintenance of the future offices be approved. The case for location of the consolidated rationing board at the county fairgrounds was presented jy Russell Taylor of the Oildale joard. He pointed out that the proposed fairgrounds site is an equal listance from each of the present boards, and would be much more convenient for volunteer workers from Oildale than the offices In East Bakersfield. Cost of repairs and improvements to the offices at the fairgrounds would be $1200, according to Francis Parsons, co-ordinator of the defense council. This compares with $900 rental of the offices at East Bakersfield. However, Taylor pointed out that over the long run the cost of offices at the fairgrounds would be less than at East Bakersfield, since the benefit of improvement of county grounds should be taken into consideration. The case for location at East Bakersfield was presented by Josh Clark, member of that board. He stated that the East Bakersfield board is the largest In the county, and pointed out the difficulty volunteer workers at that board would encounter in driving to the fairgrounds. He claimed that a larger group of persons would be inconvenienced by location at the fairgrounds. The matter was referred to the next meeting of the Board of Supervisors for decision. Other business at the meeting of the Board of Supervisors included authorization of purchase from J. R. Thornton of additional facilities for the fire station at Lament. Sale will be October 23. The resignation of Mrs. Miriam Shallies, secretary of the welfare department, was accepted. « The Union Oil Company received an authorization of a lease on a new location at the airport. Purchase was authorized of a lot at Valley Acres, block 78, tract 1002, from Chester A. Page, for the 'sum of $500 for the purpose of adding to the park acreage. Appointment of Mayor Jack Susch of Delano to the Kern County Defense Council as a representative of the city of Delano was approved. Changes made in the organization of the County Defense Council Involving reassignment of protective services were approved. The board went on record as approving the authorization of a contract to Lockwood & Green Company of New York for the purpose of making a survey regarding the feasibility of establishment of a textile industry In this area. The survey, to cost $5000, Is being jointly sponsored by Kings, Tulare and Kern counties, according to A. L. Trowbrldge, representative of the San Joaquin Valley Merchants Association, who was present at the meeting. Kern county will pay $2200 of this amount provided the survey is* also approved by the boards of supervisors of Kings and Tulare counties. The committee from the Merchants Association met Friday in Vlsalia with Colonel Wood, representing Lockwood & Green Company. COTTON BRANCH STABLISHED—The western area cotton branch of the office of distribution under the Uni'ted States Department of Agriculture and WFA has been established in Bakersfield with (left to right), W. B. Lanham, manager; Alton L. Smith, in charge of cotton grading, and S. B. Gohmert, assistant manager, in charge. Western Area Cotton Branch Is Established in City Recognition of Kern county as one of the leading areas of cotton production in western United States and its geographical advantages of central location was made today in announcement that the western area cotton branch of the office of distribution under the United States Department of Agriculture and War Food Administration has been moved from San Francisco to Bakersfield. W. B. Lanham, manager of the cotton branch for the western area supervision over California, Arizona, western Texas and New Mexico, opened his office here this week and will confer with local cotton growers on cotton growing and marketing problems. Working directly with him Is S. R. Gohmert, assistant manager, in the office located in room 100 in the Progressive building. The classing office maintained here for several years, in charge of A. L. Smith, will continue here in room 210 of the same building. Hughes Butterworth of El Paso and L- G. Crittendon of Phoenix, are in charge of the other cotton classing offices in the area. The cotton branch office is chiefly concerned with classification of cotton, improvement of cotton, market news and information for growers, cotton seed, standardization, standardization of cotton linters, naval stores and cotton quality statistics. Kern county is one of the greatest areas of production for upland cotton on irrigated lands and produces one of the highest grades of cotton, said Lanham, who stated that the classing of cotton has been invaluable in giving growers the advantage of knowing the quality and market value of their cotton. All of the cotton grown in Kern county and the San Joaquin valley is eligible for free classing by the office. Mr. Lanham .was in charge of the Smith-Doxey classing service in Washington when it was first set up. Growers can use this classification for loan purposes under the Commodity Credit Corporation. The office keeps up-to-the-minute data, on market prices on the various grades of cotton and this is available to all growers. The statistics, the office maintains, are also valuable to the mills and others engaged in cotton processing. Part of the statistics, for example, enable ginners and mills to better prepare for their work with advance information on how much and what quality cotton will be available. Kern county is notable also for its high acreage yield, Mr. Lanham said. He invited growers to visit his office at any time. LOWENBERG TO GIVE LECTURE PSYCHIATRIST WILL BE KERN SOCIETY SPEAKER Dr. Richard Lowenberg, eminent psychiatrist, will be the speaker at the opening public lecture of the Kern County Mental Hygiene Society on Friday, October 6, it was announced today following a meeting of the executive board. The executive group met recently at the home of Mjss Ruth Harding to complete plans for the year. Miss Bonnye Deali program chairman, announced that Doctor Lowenberg will have as his subject, "The Mind of the Injured Man." "The problems of mental hygiene are not only the problems of war, but of peace as well," Doctor Lowenberg said in announcing his subject, declaring, "the solving of the problem is not solely the responsibility of the physician and the psychiatrist, but rests equally with the layman.' 1 The Mental Hygiene Society of Kern county was founded in recognition of the fact that the problems relating to mental* health play a major role in the well-being of the individual or group, the directors reported. Purposes of the society Is to awaken public interest and understanding of factors involved in mental health. The society also acts as a co-ordinating body for mental hygiene activities in the community and working for the effective administration of such legislative measures as promote mental hygiene objectives. Any person Interested in the aims and objectives of the society is eligible for membership and the membership fee Is $1 a year, it is announced with additional fees for lectures during the season. Three Pedestrians Injured in Accidents Over Week End Three pedestrians were injured in automobile accidents over the weekend, with Horace McDuffee, 45, 211 Douglas street, suffering a fractured leg and possible fractured skull in an accident Sunday at 12:35 a. m. at North Chester and Hughes avenues Involving a car driven by Harold A. Cunningham, 24, 220 Belle avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. McDuffee is in San Joaquin hospital. In Kern General Hospital Is David Mora, 62, 1105 Bernard street, who received a fractured leg while cross-« ing Sumner street, Sunday at 11:60 p. m., in an accident with an automobile driven by Robert Harrison Daniels, 17, 417 Crawford street. Infant Injured Sandra Hamon, 2Ms. daughter of Mr. ana Mrs. John Hamon, 1210 Vi G street, was hurt in an accident Involving a car driven by Robert Perry, 18, 1925 Tulare street, while the child was attempting to cross F street in the 1300 block. She is In Mercy Hospital, city police traffic officers report. ' Three were taken to Delano Hospital with minor injuries Saturday as a result of a collision at 8:30 p. m. three miles south of McFarland between cars driven by Marvin Arnold. 45, Waco, Texas, and Joseph F. Armstrong,, 37, Oakland. Those injured were the driver, Armstrong, and his passenger, Mrs. Joseph F. Armstrong, Oakland, and passenger in the Arnold car, R. E. Adkins, 54, Waco, Texas, reports state. Arnold received a collision notice. Another collision Sunday at 1:50 a. m. at California avenue and Edison Highway, caused minor injuries to the driver, Lula Youngblood, 25, Route 5, Box 458. Driver of the other car was Jack Hayes, 33, 960 Mount Vernon avenue, highway patrol reports continue. Carl Stewart, 33, Coats hotel, and Francis Garrls, 24, Manchester hotel, wtore hunt slightly Sunday at 4 p. m. in an accident near Buttonwillow when a tire blew out on the automobile in which they were riding. Stewart was driving. Delano Men Hurt "-Walter Ruffing of 611 Fourth avenue, west Delano, and Tlllman Thomas ot Fremont street, employes of the Gibson Concrete Pipe Works of Delano who were In an automobile accident at 8:30 p. m. Saturday, were released from Delano Hospital after being given first aid. Ruffins suffered abrasions of his face and other parts of his body, while Thomas had lacerations of his right cheek, chin and tongue. AVAILABLE HERE G. 0. P. OFFICE HAS SOLDIER APPLICATIONS Application forms, upon which any member of the armed forces or personnel attached to the armed forces- may request a ballot for voting in the November election, may be obtained at the Republican headquarters, 1709 Chester avenue, according to announcement of. Mrs. John Ozanich, executive secretary. Any relative or friend of a serviceman or woman, regardless oC party affiliation, may obtain an application by calling at the office. Persons who are unable ' to visit the office may telephone <2-0806) and the forms will be mailed. The cards may also be obtained at other Republican headquarters throughout Kern county, the secretary announced. The applications are in post-card form, and need only be filled out and dropped in the mail by-the serviceman or woman,' As soon as the applications are received by County Clerk R. J. Veon, a ballot is mailed at once to the applicant. "There need be no concern as to whether the applicant Is registered or not, as the application itself automatically registers the applicant," said Mrs. Ozanich in describing the forms, adding, "Applicants who have never registered, or whose registration have lapsed are eligible to vote under the California law recently enacted by the stole' Legislature." The ballots must be voted and sealed by November 7, and all ballots received at the office of the county clerk by November 23 will be counted. Members' of the families of servicemen may dispatch the cards airmail to the men and women out of the country. The forms were designed and printed especially for the use of soldiers, sailors, marines, air force members, WAVES, WACS, WASPS, volunteers in Red Cross, Society of Friends, USO and all personnel attached to or affiliated with the armed forces of the United States in order that all might be afforded an opportunity of casting a ballot in the coming presidential election. 20,000 See Huge Food^Fair Success Marks Eighth Annual Show at Kern County Fairgrounds More than 20,000 persons streamed through the fair- | grounds here in the five—day \ session of the .eighth annual! Victory Foods Fair, which | closed last night on the largest fair of its kind ever held in the county. This figure is an all-lime high and exceeded the expectations of the management mid the directors of tlie Fifteenth District Agricultural Association, sponsors of the fair. A. S. Gooile, president of the association, declared it to be the linest he had ever seen here and expressed his gratitude to the division chairmen, exhibitors, buyers and guests for their part in making it such a success. Prices at the auction wore the highest in the history ot the. event and the $11.75 price per pound on the Boem In nib at the sale topped any in the United States. Stockmen long familiar with conditions throughout the state declared that the stock here was the best they had seen. * The most popular division with the average spectator was the poultry and rabbit section, where utility birds predominated. This department was crowded early and late In the entire run of the show. The horse show Friday and Saturday nights attracted a crowd of more than 6000 persons and definitely established the event as a part of the yearly fair. "Entertainment deluxe" was the description given by hundreds of Kern county residents here who attended the 1944 Victory Foods Fair which closed at the Kern County Fairgrounds last night. With a special stage program and radio broadcast Saturday evening, yesterday's entertainment climaxed five days of whirlwind activity, high- lighter by a half hour remote control broadcast over . KERN, featuring "Poosh-em-up Tony Caboosh" and a 60 minute stage show yesterday evening. Appearing on the Saturday evening enow, sponsored by the Bakersfield USO, were the Minter Field Skyliners together with students of Johnnie McEuen's Stage Door Studio. Entertainment on both the .Saturday evening shows, included Barbara Kaiser, Midge Ridgway, Donald Simpson, Sally rafton, Joy Nevis and Charles Henry. Accompanist, was Mrs. Glenn Wallace. "Special thanks and appreciation is to all entertainers which helped make the programs the marked success that they were," said Jim Callagy, secretary-manager of the Fair. "We are indebted to Alan Levine of KERN, Dorothy McAdams and Jules Bernhart of the Bakersfield USO, Corporal Roy Larsen and his Minter Field Skyliners for their excellent help and co-operation." Eagles, Elks Slate Ball Game at Park ENTERTAINMENT—Under tlie direction of Dean Pioper. chairman of the special exhibits and entertainment committee, there was something doing every minute in thp exhibit building at Victory Foods Fair. Here are the Minter Field singers, Jules Bernhtmlt. director of thr Bnkeysfield I"SO; Alan Levine. KERN'S announcer, and Dean Pieper, master of ceremonies. Much interest is being displayed in the sottball game tonight at the Kern County Fairgrounds diamond. The contest is between members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles versus members of the local Elks lodge. The Eagles announced their battery as R. J. "Boots" Veon, pitching, with previous big league catcher Norman Houze, catching. Other members of the team are likewise accomplished athletes. The Eagle team is somewhat disappointed by the fact that the Elks team refuses to announce its battery and it is rumored it is importing players. It is known, however, that Jess Dprsey has been whipping his right arm into shape and has developed a fast curve and Paul Derkum has been doing a considerable amount of road work so that he will not miss any of the high flies into left field. Charley Durant has purchased an extra plug of tobacco and will star in the game. Seth Creasy is manager for the Elks, Charley Vincent for the Eagles. Old Timers Night Set by Bakersfield Elks Tomorrow night will be "old timers" night at Eakersfield Elks lodge, with all old timers of the lodge as special guests. A program has been arranged and special features set by P. J. O'Meia, chairman in charge, according to A. C. Ulman, secretary. Dinner Promenade" Held by Legion Honor Society With approximately 110 persons present a "Dinner Promenade" was held by the Kern County Voiture, locale 93, 40 et 8, on Saturday night at Bakersfield Inn. Installation of officers was the main event of the evening, with Karl Marsh, of Redlands, Grand Chef de Gare Passe, acting as the installing officer, assisted by Ray M. Carlisle, Grand-Garde la Porte. Those who took office for the ensuing were H. E. Barnett, Chef de Gare; C. Marslli, Chef de Train; Ray Lobre, . Coromlssaire Intendant; Wayne P. ;Nelson, Correspondant; RaV M. Carlisle, Avocat; Major A. L. Rollins, Aumonier: Ralph Williams, Garde La Porte; and Earl Chesmore, Publiclste. • Other new officers are Fred S. Wheelfr, Lester I. Perkins, and Claude A. Murray, Cheminot; Ben Howell, Commis Voyageur; William Shewcraft, Conducteur, and Fred S. Wheeler, Sous-Conductor. Colonel Howard Nichols, of this city, was the guest speaker of the evening, speaking on his experiences in the south Pacific theater. Marvin H. Anglin, United States Navy sea- bees, and Gordon Lewis, who is leaving soon on a civilian foreign assignment, were the guests ot honor. Chef de Gare Wayne P. Nelson opened the meeting and Harry Pauldon of Delano, Chef de Gare Passe, acted as master of ceremonies. Mrs. Katherine Nisbett was the general dinner chairman. Singing "Smiles" In Spanish, Mrs. Sara|>nine Shewcraft entertained the group, accompanied by- Mrs. Margaret Watts, music* chairman of District 15. RECORD SET IN LAMB SALE $11.75 A POUND PAID AT FOOD FAIR AUCTION "World's most startling development in lamb sales was recorded Saturday at. the Victory Foods Fair I auction of prime animals \vhen Bldart Brothers, of Bakersfield, paid $11.75 a pound to David Boehm, of Arvin, a Kern County High School Future Farmer, for his 90-pound Southdown, the grand champion of the sheep show. Top sale price was $1057.50 and the animal was then resold to Gregorio Mendlburu at $1.75 to add $147.50 to the Red Cross treasury. The auction of 63 prime animals by Charles Adams, popular Alhambra auctioneer, brought dividends to prize winners totaling $16,223.ti3 in addition to resale amounts of $472.40 j for the Red Cross and S27S.48 for the USO. Sale of prize beef cattle added to the total amount $11,690.48 followed with $2090.65 for swine and $243fi.50 for sheep. Monies paid during the 1943 auction totaled $,S;i35.44. Bidding for the prize lamb of David Boehm skyrocketed from last year's United States record price of $5 per pound, then paid to Glenn Maddux, whose reserve grand champion Southdown in the open division sold on Saturday for $2.25 a pound, to the M. & R. Sheep Company and' later being resold to Camp West- Lowe for $1 a pound for the Red Cross. Price IP 80 Cents Obtaining a price 80 cents higher than last year record for fat swine was Rolla L. Bishop, of Porterville, whose Poland China grand champion of the show went to Frank Meat Company for $1.80 a pound. In beef, cattle the grand champion st«er Of the show, a Hereford, owned, ••$}•$• Ronald Hutchings, of BakersCfcld" F. F. A. went .to Kl Tejo'h hotel at 85 cents a. pound, or a .total of $918. Kl Te.iou bidders were' purchasers of the reserve champion steer of the Kern county division owned by James Douglas of Wasco F. F. A.; the choice Hereford steer of the open division belonging to Bill Wood, of Bakersfield F. F. A. at 30 cents a pound; the choice steer of the open division, a Hereford, belonging to James Muller of Ducor 4-H at 33 cents per pound, and the choice steer of the Kern county division owned by Emry Crawford, Wasco F. F. A. member, whose animal brought 34 cents per pound. Buying heavily were Safeway Stores, with four prlzi animals going to the concern. Owners of the animals were Vada Crawford, Wasco 4-H, with the 4-H champion Hereford; Gene Mills, Wasco F. F. A. choice Hereford steer; the Kern county division choice steer belonging to Charles Sewell of Wasco F. F. A., and the choice sieer of the open division owned by Donald Malatore of Bakersfield F. F. A. Average price per pound was 33 cents. Camp West-Lowe Purchases Camp West-Lowe, Bakersfield and Shafter, purchased the choice Kern county division Hereford owned by beslie Combs, Bukersfield F. F. A.; Helen Olsen's choice steer of the 4-H division, at 40 cents a pound; the choice F. F. A. Hereford of Joe Streiff from Wasco at 30 cents per pound; Adolphus Stinnett's choice steer of the open division at 32 cents; and at 33 cents a pound, the choice Kern county division steer owned by Deun Camp of Wasco F. F. A. Other buyers in this division were: Lawson Lowe, open division Hereford champion belonging to John Dennis of Ducor 4-H for 37 cents a pound; Al's Coffee Shop, the choice Hereford steer of the Kern county division owned by Gilbert Hutchings. Jr., at 32 cents: Bakersfield Inn, Roy Gafner's choice Hereford of the F. F. A. division at 27 cents Leonard Bidart bought the Hereford steer of the Kern county division owned by Dixou McCan of Bakersfield F. F. A. purchased for 30 cents a pound. Summary of Purchases Concluding the summary of purchases and the list of owners and placings were: Frank Meat Company, at 21* cents, the choice Kern County Hereford steer of Bob Anderson, Wasco F. F. A.: San Joa- quiri Grain Company, at :)4 cents, the choice F. F. A. Hereford of David Boehm; Peacock's Dairies, for '•'•cents per pound, the first prize junior farmer Hereford of Albert Streiff, Wasco; Motor Center, at 37 Vi cents, the 4-H division winner of Ruth Jelletich, Bukerstield 4-H; Coperly-West, Shafter, at 40 cents, the Kern County Angus steer of Harold FleiHchauer, of Bakersfield F. F. A.; Frank Meat Company, at 43 cents, the choice Angus steer owned by Roland Jensen, Bakersfield Future Farmer., Cafe Neuman, Shatter, bought the Shafter F. F. A Hereford steer, choice in the open division, for 42 cents a pound; Bakersfield Inn, purchasers of several winters, obtained for 35 cents a pound the Hereford steer of Herman Stanley of Wasco F. F. A.; and John Hill's Hereford from the 4-H choice stock for 35 cents. A. H. Karpe purchased a Hereford from William Victory, Bakersfield F. F. A. member, for 36 cents a pound; J. A. Crawford obtained a Hereford F. F. A. choice from Wayne Smith for 37 cents a pound and the choice steer in the Kern county dvliulon belonging to Wasco F. V. A. we'n^ to Rexroth & Rexroth, of Bakersfield for :!9 cents a pound. Reserve grand champion, belonging to Mill Farms, prominent exhib- Continued on Pass DRAWS WORLD RECORD PRICE—What is believed to be a world record price for mutton was paid Saturday at the auction of champion animals at the Victory Foods Fair when this Southdown lamb brought $11.75 tor each of his 90 pounds to his owner, David Boehm of Arvin. The total price paid by Bidart Brothers was $1057. CHAMPION STEER AND PURCHASER—Here Is Ronald Hutchings' grand champion steer and his purchaser at auction. George Haberfelde, for Hotel El Tejon's meat lockers. 4000 Pack Grounds for ' Annual Horse Show Finale Uy MAE SAUXDERS Finale to the annual horse show ond; And Then Some, Harvey Salde. resulted in a, crowd of 4000 persons, many o£ whom returned Saturday night to watch the concluding triumph of favorite riders and horses in the improvised show track at the fairgrounds. Consensus was that tho show was one of the best staged in Kern county and devotees of equestrian sports will back fully the continuance of tho show that brought out third; My Lady Wilt'orm, Roy Jensen, fourth; and Topper, Frank, Adams, fifth. Western horses—Banjo, Paul Daniels, first; Skipper, June Hunt, second; Pal Gal, Mary Ann Totton, third; Snowball, K. J. Seib, fourth; ami Streak, Buster Wolf, fifth. Three-gaited saddle horses—Jovista Ann, Harvey Slade, first; Midnight Melody, Francis Goodrich, second; more than 175 horses of famed name Ma "| u . rSll . cl;e « s ; The'nut Machlin, , ... ,, , ,, third; Maple Cuban. Ksther Machlin. and stock In tho valley and south- founhi J a , cade> Cathel ., no Nel80 ,,; land. With the end of tho war. an even greater showing is behoved possible, Applause followed each event from the high excitement of the hunters In their jumps, through the beauty of the Palomino exhibition and to fifth. Roadsters to Bike—Sun Cloud, Pete Spear, first; True Lady, BuforU Waller, second; Cody Patuh, Virgil Kirby, third; Jimmy Lee, Bill Laeh- enmaier, fourth, and iJou Forbes, George Bell, fifth. Five-gaited Saddle Horses—Novice. the excitement and humor of the Rose O'Dea, Buford Waller, first; performance of stock horses with j The Parson. Pete Spear, second; Burbon Rose. Roy Jensen, third; steers on the hoof to outwit. The crowd was introduced to W. C. Willis, president of the Frontier Days Association, who today expressed the view that the two-day event was destined to be a popular climax to any Frontier Days celebration. Kilibons Presented Assemblyman Thomas Werdel Gorgeous Hussy, Clarence Gromer, fourth; and Greentree Sue, Harvey Slade. fifth. Children's Pleasure Horses—Belle's Tip Top, Barrio Burns, first; Tony, Thelma Machlin. second: Pal Gal. Peggy Totton. third; Tupiwr, Phyllis Helming, fourth. Stock Horses Open—Dutch, Carter Claude Sam- presented the ribbons to tho winners j Arnett. first; Penny, of the show, following the judging i "els, second; Banjo, Paul Daniels, by L. F. Rollins, expert horseman third: Red, II. E. Smith, fourth, of Lindsay. A. S. Goode, pioneer Streak, Buster Wolf, fifth, stockman, and president ot the Fit- Five-gaited Horses Combination— teenth Agriculture District was also ' Out-of-the-Xight. Buford Waller, introduced I first; Glamour M.'iid, Gordon Murphy, The show was well-balanced, was second; And Tht-n Some, Harvey set forth at a fast pace, and. had many minutes of drama that abounded in. good horsemanship and well-trained animals. Horse star of the show was Out Of The Night, ridden by Buford "Waller and owned by Ben Tannenbaum, that won two first prizes in the flve-gaited saddle horses division. Sheer horse beauty triumphed in the exhibition of Palominos by Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fagan of Reseda, who were awarded a special cup. Harvester, $10,000 star of the Palomino show, was put through special tricks by his owner. Division Winners The winners in the various divisions were as follows: Hunterx—Tiptoe Star, Nina Brennun, first: Rex Qui Salit, Rudy Smithers, second;. Mr. Tip, Bill Brown, thlvd; Chump, Joe Goodman, fourth; Brownie. A, W. Hull, fifth. Five-gaited Cuddle horses, (open)— Out oif the Might,' Buford Waller, first; Tho Parson, JPete Spear, sec- I i Slade, third; and My Lady Wilform, Roy Jensen, fourth. Vaughn Praised Herb Vaughn, ring master, was showered with compliments on the general handling of the events of tho show. The general committee responsible for success of the event here includes Mr. Willis, Walter Kano, L. B. Nourse, Mr. Vaughn, Glen Stanfield, Henry B. DeLacy, Harold Fox, Gus Vercammen, Harry Wilkinson, Clyde Gibson, John Compton, Ed Benedict, Sheriff John Loustalot, Lawson Lowe, Grady Cowart, Harold. Bowhay, and others. COLONEL "SIRS" SERGEANT FORT R1LEY. Kan. Sept. 25. <* Fellow officers say they aren't sure whether it's. 3 perwar hangover, or just postwar insurance.' But a lieutenant-Colonel here still "sirs" hi* master sergeant. Seems the M. 8. i wa-the Colonel's bask in clvii- f|k

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