The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 26, 1944 · Page 3
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Bakersfield, California
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Tuesday, September 26, 1944
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Fellows Man Gets Third Gold Bar FKLLO\VS. Srpt. 2B.—Corporal Kermlt A. Terry of Fellows, at- Cached to H K-^5 base overseas, is rounding out his twenty-first month of overseas duty which entitles him to wear three gold bars on his left sleeve of his service coat, according to a dispatch received from the headquarters of the Twelfth Air Force. A recent directive by the war department authorizes each member of the United Stales Army to wear an additional gold bar for each six months period spent overseas, the report stilted. •* Corporal Terry recently sent home ft box of souvenirs containing different sii/pM of cameos, handprinted scenes and a number of reunions jrtlclps, collected by the young soldier during a visit to Koine recently. Taft Sgt. Completes Training in England TAFT, Sept. 26.—Staff Sergeant Jack G. Kasper, husband of Mrs. Betty L. Kasper of 325 San Emidlo " street, Taft, recently completed an orientation course designed to bridge the gap between training In the states and combat soldiering against the enemy in France. * At the air service command station somewhere In England Sergeant Kasper attended a series of lectures given by veterans of this command which included instructions on chemical warfare defense and pertinent tips on staying healthy in a combat zone. Before entering (lie army air forces, he was a student at .Joseph's Hinh School in Ray City, Mich. I'linlnnruph /UISTIN Si II II I IIS inn- Portraiture" IT IS GOOD ANYTIME NO MATTER HOW OLD II I'listi illllf li.t-, sc tilt il.lll HAVE YOUR SITTING NOW! OPEN EVENINGS AND SUNDAYS FOR 1'OUB CONVENIENCE 1524 Nineteenth Street Phone 3-0930 BAKERSFIELD DAILY HOURS: 9 a. m. to 8 p. in. Sundays 1 p. m. to 6 p. m. Have Your Eyes Examinid Open a Charge Account GLASSES • That are right for your eyes and your job. CONSULT DR. R. F. ABRAMS OPTOMETRIST 1507 Nineteenth Street Phone 2-7335 RECORDS See HARRY CITRON .ii.t- BROCKS Expert Md (hinnteed Witch Shaffer Food Class Students Can Pears Girls in the beginning foods classes of Shatter High School had their first experience in canning and judging recently when they canned choicest Barlett pears. The class is divided up Into different groups and assigned to various units of the kitchen. Each kitchen unit canned three quarts of pears. The following day the class selected the four jars which were considered best. The jars were judged according to color, clearness of pack, and tex'.ure. Olrls winning the blue ribbon were the Misses Catbryn Glenn, Patricia Myrick and Martha Helm. Second place winners included the Misses Myrtle Royal, Klsie Brown nnd Man.-t'line Fchreiner. Winners of third places were Misses Myrtle .Ma rrs, Maimie Rains, Margaret AJjiyberry and Roxie Scaggs. ilrs. Martha Dawe, economics instructor, stated that no prizes were given to the girls, actually, but that the experience of canning and judging was appropriate to the course program. It also stimulated interest in the foods division of the Kern County Foods and Livestock Show. Crowd Attends Phil Harris Show at Gardner Field Shaffer Seniors Lead in Student Card Sales With 55 per cent of their members sold, seniors of Shatter High School entered the second week of the student body card sales leading the Juniors, sophomores and freshmen. Beginning Thursday, September 14, the student body card sales campaign will contimi" until Tuesday. September L'6. with (he winning class slated to receive an engraved trophy cup denoting outstanding school ; spirit and backing for the student ( body. j Progress of the sales campaign : will be shown through a poster on | which four thermometers represent- j ing the four classes have been drawn j by Jerry Mathls, junior class stu- j dent. Relative positions of the j classs will be shown during the sales period. The poster is done in bril- iiant colors of magenta on blue and I is placed in a prominent position in the main hall. Selling for $1.00, the student body I cards entitle students to activities which would cost twice the sum If each event were paid for individually, it was reported. The junior class followed seniors, with 45 per cent of the class buying cards; the sophomore reported 35 per cent of the class had bought cards; while the freshmen were in last position with 34 per cent in possession of the cards. " TAFT. Sept. 26.—Walls of the post gymnasium at Gardner Field bulged last week as military and civilian personnel crowded in to see and hear Phil Harris, subbing for Kay Kyser on the Kollege of Musical Knowledge radio program. Harris' patter, the antics of Ish Kabibble. songs by the King Sisters, silly song by Sillv Sully Mason and music by the Kyser hand kept the crowds in continuous applause and laughter. Featured were contestants on the musical quiz contest. The six contestants on each show included aviation cadets, Ot/fs, WACS and enlisted men. First-place winner on the afternoon program was Technical Sergeant Francis Xatall. Chicago, III. Sergeant Natal! received an extra $2i> wnr bond in addition to the $.10 bond for answering every question correctly. Second place and a $-5 war bond WHS won by Technical Sergeant Pershing Thomas of Narrlngton. W. Va. The remaining four contestants, Sergeant H. J. Ale- Cool, Norristown. Pa.: Aviation Sergeant DeLoy White, Salt Lake City, Utah; Master Sergeant Pete Finley, DeKalb, Texas, and Corporal George Havel, Utica, Mich., won $10 in war stamps. Each contestant also received a carton of Lucky Strike cigarettes. First-place winner of the evening broadcast was Aviation Cadet James Snow of Charlesroi, Pa. Aviation Sergeant Bill Grimes, San Fernando, Calif., won the $25 war bond and the $10 in war stamps went to the other four contestants: Aviation Sergeant Jim Jorland, Ontario: Private Betty Venable, Texarkana, Ark.: Staff Sergeant Bernard Lee, Omaha, Neb., and Sergeant Earl Smith, Spokane, Wash. Harris, whose innuendos tickled the receptive audience, scored solidly with references to "Fishface Kitty" from Ford City; his pinch-penny boss, Jack Benny, and his famous wife, Alice Faye. Concluding the show, Harris promised to come back ! and thanked Colonel Howard J. | Betchel and Captain Amory P. Eckley, special service officer, for the j co-operation received in staging the broadcast. ARRKSTED Three men were arrested on charges of gambling last night by Police Sergeant F. C. Greer. They were .Roy Greer, 1SI8 Kishteentli street; Paul Baker. 1H31 Nineteenth street, and Arthur Ritter, 1204 Nineteenth street. Areme Club Makes Plans for Bazaar FKLLOWS, Sept. ?«.—Th.e first fall meeting of the Areme Club of the O. E. S. of Fellows was held this week at the home of Mrs. Grace Weddle in Fellows with a potluck luncheon served at noon. A business meeting was conducted by Airs. Bernice Stephens, president. Plans for a bazaar to be held at the Masonic hall November 17, with a public dinner to be held in conjunction with the affair, were made. The next meeting was announced for October in at the home of Mrs. Helen AtcKlbhen. Present at the meeting with the hostess weie Mesdames Phoebe floodp, llline Campbell, Dilisy fa IT, Clara Brand, Zella Parker. Esther Hiiirs, Francis Spurgeon, Elizabeth Stephens, Erma Blakely. Bernice Stephens, Helen McKiblien. Nettle Smithe. Anna Harryman, Dorothy Foust. Alitude Mae Scott and Miss Kvti Brand Children present were Donna Shelton. .Jimmy Bliikely and .limmv McKihbpn. Sahercfielb CaHforntan Tuesdoy, September 26, 1944 3 StJoseph f\ s P» I R I M 'WORIOI UKBEIT SHIER M W Distinguished travelers • ^ i_ coming here From famous places, far and near, Say REGAL PALE's the best tneyVe had from U.S1 to Trinidad. MAINLINIRS to LOS ANGELES New York, Washington, D. C Chicago, Seattle, Portland UNITED AIR LINES K«rn Cwnty Alrp«rt Coll 4-4068 Pillboxes have taken on new dramatic height . . . and trims nf flashing jewels and swirling .veils. to $12.95 BROCK'S FASHION FLOOR Complete your Fall footwear wardrobe the easy and smart way . . . there is a Hollywood Screen Star Shoe for every occasion and taste at $K99 5 • Eiclusive with Brock's Downstairs Shoe Department in Bakersneld. Uowutalrs Shoe Department The Belted Topper May he worn with or without the holt . . . made of 100% wool Shetland, in sold and red, also black and wink- check. Fully lined with ravon satin. Sizes 10 to 18 $9995 The Chesterfield . . . An important fashion, hut with softer detail on shoulders and trimming. Deeper armholcs, shoulder folds, rounded and peaked lapels, velvet trim, novelty .semi-radian sleeves and a greater interest in color. American heauty, gold, purple, lilac, red, soft green, brown, fuschiu and blue. Sizes 9 to 15—10 to 20 Carry Packages Unwrapped Whenever Possible $ 55°° V.N FASHION FLOOR

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