The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 27, 1944 · Page 3
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 3

Bakersfield, California
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Wednesday, September 27, 1944
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Shaffer Kiwanians -Have "Ladies'Night" SHAFTER, Sept. 27.—Shaftor Ki- ^vanis' ladioa night .was held re• cently at Shatter motel, with the Tvives of Kiwanians contributing to the program. Mrs. Joe Frizzel was mistress of ceremonies and the entertaining highlight oC the evening 1 was a Quartet made up of past and present Kiwanis presidents, including Herb Schinner, Al Anderson, Bill Johnson, and Glen Putnam, president-elect. Mrs. Earl Anderson, Mrs. I'Yancis Sloane, and Mrs. Dorothy ijEbel presented two vocal numbers, accompanied by Mrs. Al Anderson, playing the piano. Mrs. Margaret Peters, t-ang two numbers, accompanied by Catlfarinc Putnam. Additional entertainment \vas given through the courtesy of Jack Minweiler of the Farm Labor Bureau, who presented two talented soldiers from Minter Firld singing western songs. The meeting was called to order by Bill Johnson, president. Joyce Smith Named Student Jtody Head Miss Joyce Smith, Kernvllle Junior . High School student, was chosen president of the school student body In an election held last week to replace officers elected last spring but who have since moved away. Others who will serve the student body as leaders this year will be Dwight Pascoe. vice-president; Billie Powers, secretary-treasurer, and Miss Doris Jorgensen, cheer leadrr. Miss Jorgensen was elected last spring and will hold over as the cheer leader this term. • Members of the student body were greeted this year by two new faculty members. New principal is Thomas B. Merson, formerly an instructor in j^akersfleld Junior College and later acting principal of McFurland High School. Mrs. Burt James is teaching at the school until October 30, pending the arrival of Miss Phyllis Anderson, who will take on active teaching duties at that time. Proposed Amendments Are Listed by Secretary Jordan Calling upon the voters of the state to make a careful study of the 12 important proposed state laws and amendments to be submitted to the people at the general election Tues day, November 7, Frank M. Jordan, secretary of state, and Fred B. Wood, legislative counsel, have Issued a list of the propositions to enable voters to make an advance study of these proposals which con cern all the people of the state and which will affect the welfare of returning veterans at the close of hos tilities. Following is a list of the proposi tions to appear on the ballot: 1. Veterans' Bond Act of 104.'!: This act. passed at the fifty-fifth session of the Legislature, provides, if approved, a bond Issue of $30,00(1,000 to bo used by the veterans welfare hoard in assisting California veter uns to acquire farms or homes. 2. Taxation. Veterans' Exemption: Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 1. Amends Constitution to extend present exemption from taxation of property of resident veterans to persons who served in the armed forces of the United States in time of peace and were honorably dis charged, and to persons who have continued in such service, or who in time of war are in such service. Fix Compensation 3. Constitutional Officers: Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 29. This amendment would authorize the Legislature to fix the compensation of the lieutenant-governor, comptroller, secretary of state, superintendent of public instruction and treasurer, compensation thus fixed to be not legs than $5000 per annum. 4. Taxation Exemption of Religious. Hospital and Charitable Organizations: This Assembly Constitutional Amendment. No. 17, would authorize the Legislature to exempt from property taxes owned by agencies organized for such purposes, which are not conducted for profit. 5. Public Officers and Employes: This is Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 10, which would permit the Legislature to provide for the reinstatement of public officers and em- ployes who resign to serve in the armed forces of the United States or of this state. The amendment would validate present statutes conferring "What do you mean, hypochondriac... I can worry, can't I?" demands Les Williams R GHTOFKTHE BAT we want to make it clear there is nothing wrong with Les. He bolts his lunch, and sometimes talks to himself, but he's just a worrier. Not about himself. . .but the health of the cars he works on. As a Gilmore Independent Dealer, he'i become a Friction -Pruf Specialist and Les maintains a car's life is as good as the lubricant it's given. So he plies top-quality Gilmore lubricants with the thoroughness and care of a surgeon doing a touchy brain operation. You'll find a lot of worrying specialists among Gilmore independent Dealers. And you'll find they really know their business. . .because they like cars. They're experts.., just try them! //GILMORE ', OIU ONLY BT INDtPL.NUENI DEAllRi such rights and define classes of officers and employes affected. 6. Legislature: Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 25 amends to provide for annual session of the Legislature not to exceed 60 days and for budget and appropriation bill to cover all proposed expenditures of the state for one fiscal year succeeding, session of Legislature instead of budget and appropriation covering two fiscal years. 7. Expenses of Legislators: Amend- mend No. 2 of the Assembly Constitution adds a section which provides that members of the Legislature shall receive their expenses necessarily incurred in attending sessions of the Legislature, subject to rules of Legislature, such expenses not to exceed expense allowances of other elective state officers. Deeds Valid 8. Validating Tax Deeds: This is a Senate Construction Amendment which adds a section to provide that all deeds Issued by any taxing agency by reason of delinquency of taxes or assessments shall be conclusively presumed valid unless declared Invalid by Judicial decision in an action commenced within one year after date of deed. Provides for procedure to govern action. 9. Funds for Elementary Schools: An initiative constitutional amendment to increase the amount of revenue required to be raised and apportioned by the Legislature for public elementary schools from 100 per cent to 16fi% per cent of the entire amount otherwise required to be raised by the counties for the support of public day and evening elementary schools. The amendment, if approved by vote of the people, would become effective from June 30, 1945. 10. Compensation of Officers, Increased During Term: Senate Const I- stutinnal Amendment No. 1 to authorize the Legislature by two-thirds vote to suspend prohibition against. increasing' the compensation of county, township or municipal officers during their term of office, such suspension to continue during the period In which the United States is engaged )n war and for one year after termination of hostilities. 11. Retirement Payments, Gross Income Tax: Initiative constitutional amendment adding section providing $60 monthly payments, beginning June, 1945, to citizens having required residence who are 60 years old or over or totally and permanently disabled, including those in military service, or blind. Recipients prohibited from gainful occupation. Provides 3 per cent gross income tax on persons and organizations, except nonprofit agencies, proceeds distributed between state general fund and special fund established for payments. 12. Right of Employment: This Is an initiative constitutional amendment which declares the right of employment, free from interference because employe does or does not belong to or pay money to a labor organization. It declares interference with such right unlawful and provides remedy by court action, defines a labor organization and authorizes legislation to facilitate its operation. Each of the foregoing proposals Is to be voted upon separately, a "yes" vote approving and a "no" vote opposing. A majority Is required for the passage of each proposal. FRATERNAL To Meet Thtirs<lny Pythian .Sisters, Sunset Temple No. IB, will meet Thursday at 8 p. in. in the I. O. O. V. hall with Mrs. C. R. f",reene as hostess for the evening. Mrs. K. E. Johnson requests all members to attend. O. E. S. Brothers Night will be observed when Security Chapter No. 41'fi, Order of the Eastern Star, meets Thursday nt 8 p. m. in the Masonic temple. Kntertainment and refreshments will be under the direction of J. B. Christensen, assisted by members of the men's group. Mrs. Frankie Tucker and Oscar C. Pike, worthy matron and worthy patron, respectively, will preside- To Mert Thursday The Past Noble Grand Association will hold its first meeting of the sea^on Thursday at the home of Mrs. James Ponton, AVeedpatch Highway. A potluck dinner will be served at noon. All visiting past noble grands are welcome. To Confer Degree Bakersfield Lodge No. 224, F. & A. M., will confer a third degree at a meeting to be held in the Masonic temple Thursday at 7::jO p. m. The degree will be conferred by the Santa Fe team. J. Roy White, worshipful master, will preside. Meeting Tonight Bakersfield Court No. 32, Order of Amaranth, will hold a stated meeting tonight at 8 o'clock with Nellie Broome, royal matron, and Ralph Brewer, royal patron, presiding. W. O. W. Kncinitns Camp Xo. 16-J will meet Thursday in the hall, Mrs. Mary Canaday, junior director, requesting all officers and members to be present as phins will be made for fall meetings. Volunteer program and refreshments will follow. Republicans Organize in Shaffer District SHAFTKR. Sept. 27.—Tlie Oeuey- Rrlcker-Houspr backers of Shafter are in the process of nrgnnlzalinn in setting up their headi|Uarters and stands for information pertaining to registration. Herndon Hitchcock, chairman In charge of Shafter. I.erdo. Rio Bravo. Maple and fSreeley territories, has | been bn«v selecting chairmen for I these sections. llerh Schinner is I finance cliairman of the organiza- j tion and Mrs. P. I.. Arnold is secre- i tary. I Karl Weill has >>een chosen as Shaffer's ilistric-t chairman for the Dewey party and Dave (llopckler \ for Maple. Chairmen for the remaining sections have not been chosen a.s yet. The organization, at present, Is particularly stressing the importance of registration. The deadline for registration is September L'X. Kern Men in Service w ""'"° y - ** "• Vernal (I. Cnxby, bus-hand of Mrs. Helen T,. Co/.l.y, IfiOr, Aita Vista Prive. Raker.xficlil, has recently been promoted to t ho rank of sergeant. He is a medical technician with a troop carrier unit of the Fifth Air Force in Xew fiiiinoa. His unit, known ;is tho ".Timglo Skippers" bus br-on active in all major campaigns in the south P.'irtfic thealor of operations. In rorcrit American victories at I l"ll:imlia. in Dutch New fJuini-a. .'in<l til*- 1 \Vakdo. Hi.-tk rind Noomfoor islands the unit's planes wf're tho first to land on the newly captured airstrip«, bringing food and supplies to the ground troops. fjordon Rrucp Trail!. IS. son of Mr. anil Mrs. Gordon Trail!. i:>l Lincoln street, enlisted in the navy in July. I!'U, \vliili- a senior at Kast Makers- field High School anil is stationed at San Diego. HP was a member of De.Molay, the Kast I'.akersfield High School band and a. letterman. having made his letter in basketball. A recent graduate of the Kinsman Army Air FieM flexible gunnery school at. Ariz., was 2fi- yenr-t.M Sergeant lilase J. Oiffen- bautrh. son of Mr. and Mrs. (',. A. Diffenham: h. 721 (irace street. Sergeant Dif.tYahauirh entered the army in November, Kit", lie attended Taft Union Hi.uh School. Rounding out. hi-.- twenty-second month of overse.-'s service in the Mediterranean theater. Staff Sergeant Je^e I'. Kanley. son of .le-vse I,. Kanley of 2'.(in Arlington strept, has been a\vardeiI three gold overseas Mripes. designating three six- month period of foreign duty in the ! current war. The stripe was recently j authorised In- an act of ("oncres-i ( and is presented to all members of | ; the iirmy who have served at. least 1 six months overseas. Staff Sergeant Paul \V. Demkpy, ' husliaml of Mi-;, lioi-othv Tiemkey, Koute ::, I'.ox fiin.i, llakei sfjeld. is due to arrive in tin- I'nited Slates soon on furlough from the Ktiropcan theater of operations, whcro he .served several months with the Army Air Forces. Handy with tools? This job may be up your alley This is a good job. And a bit unusual in many ways because it's got just a bit more excitement and real he-inan's "stuff" to it than most jobs. The work: Helper in Southern Pacific's big railroad shops or roundhouses . . . working with skilled craftsmen on locomotives, rolling stock, other railroad equipment. You don't need to be experienced—just willing. If you wish, you can learn railroading on the ground floor . . . learn a fine craft from men who know their business. You'll be part of a fine outfit ... a company whose biggest job still lies ahead: carrying the war load for the huge Pacific offensive. Regular railroad wages. Fine pension plan. Railroad pass privileges. Medical services. Investigate today. See or Write B. W. MITCHELL S. P. Station, Bakersfleld, or your nearest S. P. Agent MEN, WOMEN OVER 40 RUNDOWN - LISTLESS? Get new Pep, Vim—end that tired feeling. Why be tired, nervous, old at 40 just because your body is not getting a sufficient daily amount of Iron, Iodine and Thiamine. Many people have that "run down" feeling and never realize that an extra supply of these much-needed elements may be just what they need. WEAK - TIDED 1 A body Btflrvcd for Iron and Iodine wpak- ena auickly and tirea easily. You need Iron and Iodine . . . for strength with Pep, Vim and Vitality. PALE • LISTLESS) . . Radiant, energetic health is priceless. If you are pale and list- leaK, an added supply of Iron, Iodine mid Thiamine may he just what you n»crt. Ntrvttfs . Irritabli? . Hish tension and uprvousneas may be <1ue to a deficiency of Thiamine and Iodine. Don' t overlook these factors' when your "nerves" are on edge. TEST WITHOUT RISK! I T sn a hottle of HIUAN If you do not feel better generally, with more energy and vitality, this test will cost you nothing—your money will b« refunded. , tor wle it KIMBALL & STONE 1801 Chester Have a"Coke"=Otlichno! (SWELL!) ...a way to rate with a Russian sailor In west coast ports, newly-arrived Russian sailors encounter a familiar American greeting. It's the hearty Have a "Coke" of a Yankee tar.;; and the Russian smiles as he replies, Otlicbno! In many lands around the globe, Coca-Cola i* spreading the custom of the p*me that rt/resbes,—h*s become the happy intro- duction between friendly-minded folks, just as it is when served in your home* IOTTIID UNOII AUTHOIITV Of IHI COCA-COLA COMPANY IV THE COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BAKERSFIELD 414 Nineteenth Street "Coke"s Coca-Cola !('• natural for popular namet to uquire friendly «bbrevi«. i tioni. That's why you heat I Coca-Cola called "Coke"* »1*44TtoCCC». IS •3" V /r *-.V It's the important thing to remember when you appraise this showing of .... S.X* Here's one case where price Is no criterion of style distinction. Because here are ALL WOOL coats, deftly tailored, and right up to the minute in fashion. Yet the price is only $14.95 ... far below ceiling! See them, you'll agree with us. And you may choose from greens, blacks, blues and browns; sizes 10 to 18. New Arrivals in New Fashioned DRESSES Just unpacked! A grand selection of styles to wear everywhere—for every occasion. Casuals, Stitched skirts, soft treatments, and dress- up styles. You'll adore every one —and you'll thrill over the value at just $9.95 . . . with Easy Pay Charge Account or Weekly Payment Terms. K'* CHARGE IT NO MONEY DOWN REGULATION DOWN PAYMENT ONLY $1.25 A WEEK \ MEN'S 100% ALL WOOL O'COATS Values to $45.OO A special grouping—right out of our regular stock of "Shragge Quality" tailored Coats. Popular shades and patterns —- all 100% WOOL—and all priced at just $19.95. A grand opportunity . . . right at the start of the season. Charge It — Nothing Down or Vj Down—$1.25 Wk. Waterproof of Depen fine Quoli Dependable 15 Jewel Movement The ideal watch for lervice men. It can "take it." Subject to 10% ErcUt Tax. WATERPROOF! SHOCKPROOFl DUST PROOF! ANTIMAGNETIC! LUMINOUS DIAL! Sweep Second Hand! Better Quality 17-Jewel Movement A watch any man will b« proud to own and wear. Subject to J0% Excise Tax EASY WEEKLY PAY TERMS OCTOBER IS IS THE LAST DAY FOR MAILING OVERSEAS CHRISTMAS OIFT PACKAGES Nineteenth and "K" Streets

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