• 2 Thursday, September 28,1944 gf>e 9afcer*ftelb California* .. _._. —._ _.. — _.—_.__ — •—i Christmas October for Servicemen and Servicewomen Overseas To be certain of delivery on Christinas Day it is esential that you mail your gift packages between today and October 15, the last final day! Lawson's wrap, insure and pay postage on all gift purchases for overseas. - *• 1 * t - f* • -^ v: - I- t 4 i - •• 4 '*••*•! -4. -•.*. V.'J ^ I •• * •:*•-•• H - • - :*. ,*• v >• *t * ' * * i - Sfes trrr < m -*'.*. 11 1 ,. Special Values in *- \r L * ,- •• r- WATERPROOF Federal Excise Tax Included 17 Jewels, Quality Movement * Waterproof, Not Just Moisture-Proof * Shock Absorbent to Stand the Gaff ri * Anti-Magnetic, Assures Constant Service Radium Night Dial Stainless Steel Back, Wrench Tight Cash, Charge, Budget SOLID GOLD TOP MILITARY WATCHES Our Regular $95 Value Handsomely styled, built to stand up and giro accurate limp under condition** prevailing in all purts of Ihe world ... 17 jewels. . . . Anti-magnetic . . . sbockproof . . . illuminated dial . . . stainless stee.1 back . . . shatterproof crystal. Federal Excise Tax Inrluded BULOVA and GRUEN WATCHES, $24.95 $150 WATERPROOF CHRONOGRAPH WATCHES Elaborate dial for split second accuracy. . . , The perfectly timed watclies are built for rugged service everywhere. Fine, 17-jewel movement, sturdy steel case, illuminated night dial, shock absorbent, H anti-magnetic. Limited quantity. Regulation Terms ... As Little As $1.25 Weekly ... As Long As 12 Months to Pay ... No Interest, No Carrying Charges SHOP NOW FOR THESE SERVICEMEN'S CHRISTMAS GIFTS ary "ous )racelels i etch nracelo a ca i (Is u US crn enli ngs tio i ws 1507 Nineteenth Street Cash, Charge or Budget Terms Special A fine voile print, full ruffle Bedroom Curtain Kxlra wide, 81 in. long Hava Your Em Examintd Hrfjular $5.95 pr Special Open a Charge Account We Have a Large Selection of BED and NOVELTY PILLOWS Lady Christina" Chenille Rugs One of the finest in America Many colors, designs and sixes That are right for your eyes and your job. CONSULT , R. F. ABRAMS OPTOMETRIST ARTCR AFT of CALIFORNIA Always Has Fine Merchandihc at Lowest Prices Possible 1423 Eighteenth Street "AROUND THE CORNER FROM TINY"8» 1507 Nin«t««nth Str««t Phon* 2-733S Kern Onion Growers Await Price Raise Large Portion of 1500-Acre Crep Left in Ground, Report * Most Kern county onion growers arc J'-ft with their crops, hoping Iliiit inn s;tle price will bo rntenrt, .•irrordlnff to Marc A. Lindsay, Kern county fcirm adviser. Mr. Lindsay said that there are approximately 1000 anog of early and late onions in Korn. It was indicated by James Toz'/i, onion grower, that the local growers are left without a market because, after the War Food Administration encouraged the growers to plant large acreages, with the promise to buy the crops for the Commodity Credit Corporation, the administration has not purchased the oniuns. Serial or Kdward Johnson (D-Colo.) said that, the present price of a Do-pound hag of onions, f. o. b., is 7U cents, while the cost to the growers is $1.08 a bag. HP said "The result of this differential is thai farmers are leaving the crops In the ground to rot." Growers in California, Colorado, Utah, Idaho and Michigan are said to be affected by the "bogged down" price. Private Jesus Gody Reported Wounded The war department through United Press has announced that Private Jesus Gody has been wounded In action. His sister, Mrs. Teresa Liigo, resides at 210 Kast Ninth street. FALSE TEETH That Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many -wearers of false teeth have suffered real embarrassment because their plate dropped, slipped or wabbled at lust the wronp time. Do not live in fear of this happening to you. Just sprinkle a liltie FASTEETH. the Rika- line (non-acid) powder, on your platos. Holds falsa teeth more firmly, so they ffel more comfortable. Does not sour. Checks "plate odor" (denture breath). Get FASTKETH lU any drug store. —Adv. Kernville Freshmen nitiated at Party Freshmen at Kcrnville Junior High School were "initiated" into the student body during a party held at the schbi 1 and Kern river last week during which refreshments vi*-d for top honors with games and swimming". AViih appropriate induction ceremonies for freshmen carried out, the Murk-lit body played such games as "Truth and Consequences," with swimming in the Kern river highlighting the affair. Included in the freshmen honored at the party wore Joe Barry, Sue Christian, Karl Gotten, Sophie Gardner, Kennpth 1Iage,n. Lew Resley, Norman Tibbetts, Khvood West, Mary AVUt, Robert Witt and Margaret Xeman. Faculty membprs who assisted the planning committee included Principal Thomas B. Mersou and Airs. Burt James. SIIAFTKK I'APKR TIRIVE SMAFTKU. Sept. L'fi.— Members of Shafter's Boy Scout Troop 6li, under the leadership of Scoutmaster Marion Crockett, are sponsoring a paper drive which started September 23. Direct City-lnyokern Bus Service Sought The railroad commission Is meeting to hear an application from the navy asking for direct bus service between BakersfteM and the naval ordnance tost station at Inyokern. At last word no decision had been reached. At present the 7000 construction workers there must travel from Inyokern to Mojave by the Inland Stages, and transfer there to the Arvin bus lines to get to Bakers- fiold, according to navy spokesmen. Tom Gannon, head of the railroad commission, presided over the hearing. ^^ TAFT SAILOR DIES TAFT, Sept. 28.—Word has bepn received by Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Thompson of 517 Rose avenue, from the navy department, telling them of the death of their son, Herbert, from wounds received in battle and of liis burial at sea. Young Thompson who was born in Taft on July 5, I'JL'ti, attended Im-al elementary schools, and was enrolled at high when he enlisted on January 5, 1944. Besides his parents, Herbert is survived by his brother, Charles, ago 10. NEW kind of ASPIRIN tablet doesn't upset stomach W HEN you need quick relief from pain, do you hesitate to take aspirin because it leaves you with an upset stomach.' It so, this new medical discovery, suPtiRiN, is "just what the doctor ordered' 1 tor you. Sup«rtn Is aspirin plus—contains the same pure, safe aspirin you have long known—but developed by doctors in a special way for those upset by aspirin in its ordinary form. This n«w kind of aspirin tablet dissolves more quickly, lets the aspirin get right at the job of relieving pain, reduces the acidity of ordinary aspirin, and doe* not irritate or upset stomach—even after repeated doses. Tear this out to remind you to get Superin today, so- you can have it on hand when headaches, colds, etc., strike. See how quickly it relieves |pain—how fine you feel after taking. At your druggist's, 15* and 39'. ROP I always borrow tMK Of AMCRICA. //'* handy and ttstta/ty co$t$ for livestock /cans tool West's Largest J«w»lers • 17 Stores to Serve Youl Sells more IAMON than any firm in the West 1434 Nineteenth Street, Bakersfleld a«^»W«BRS: Here is your chance to buy Christmas gifts for boys in the service at large savings Some of the items are pictured, others are not; visit Brock's men's shop as early as you can to make your selections from the complete assortment. Sale begins tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock and will continue on Saturday. Come early. AIL OVERSEAS GIFTS FOR OCTOBER IS ! • OTHERS'NOT ILLUSTRATED • • I Tackle Twill Sets, consisting comb and 2 brushes. Regularly $1.95— now ........ of 1 • I I I I I Canvas Fitted Roll-ups Regularly $1,50—now. Genuine Top Grain Leather Kits, with zipper closing, waterproof lining, black or brown. Regularly $5.95—now ... • I 111^,1 IJ1 w^71 S3.95 $1.00 95c * • I I 12-inch Kit Holders (empty). Regularly $1.45—now Genuine Leather Kits, with "Secura" folding lock. Regularly $3.95—now Fitted Duffle Bags of water- repellent twill, in two sizes. Large, $7.98 value—now $5.30 Medium, $3.50 value—now....$2.35 Also comes in leather, regularly $8.75—now $5.8*5 • I I I t I I I I Caratol Kits, regularly $1.95—now... Money Belts, regularly 95c—now $2.65 98c i i 50e ^ I i t J Servicemen's Furlough Bags, of waterproof tackle twill, 18-inch size. Khaki color. Regularly $ 1.50—now.... $3.00 S SHOP Apron Kits, made of genuine tackle twill, fitted with 12 articles; waterproof. Regularly $5.00—now....
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