The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 29, 1944 · Page 7
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County Librarians Have Staff Book Review Meeting Kern county librarians from the Baker street, Oildaln and Bakersfield branches met recently for their monthly staff book review meeting at the Boys and Girls Library on Seventeenth street. The head of the order department, Mrs. Lafayette Bnnes was in charge of the meeting 1 . Mrs. Ruby Malone discussed "Walk in the Sun" by Harry Brown; Miss Frances Glsh, "My U'nconsid- ered Judgment" by Noel Busch and "Woodrow Wilson" by G. W. Johnson; Miss Barbara Boyd, "Dark (Aaas" by Joan Charles and "Goodbye Mr. Chippendale" by T. II. Robs- john-Giddings; Mrs. Mary G. Sprehn, "Rebellion of Leo McGuire" by Q B. Davis; Mrs. Alice Sams, "Esme of Paris" by Esme Davis. Mrs. Betty WalthuII reviewed "State of the Nation" by John Dos Passes and "East by Southwest" by Christopher La Farge; Mrs. Lois Rainey, "Island in the Sky" by E. K. Gann; Mrs. Banes, "Grenn Dolphin Street" by Elizabeth Goudge. Miss Mary M. Dyer discussed "We Live in Alaska" by Constance Helmericks; Miss Joan Miller, "Old Master" by Rene Kruus and "Lebanon" by Caroline Miller; Miss Verna Lov- tt, "Baby Flat-top" by Kenneth McCracken and "Timo for Decision" by Kumner Welles: Miss Helen Jones. "Morning in Iowa" by Robert Nathan and "China Looks Forward" by Sun Fo. Miss Eleanor Wilson reviewed "History of Rome Hanks" by J. S. Pennell; Mrs. Born ice Lamb, "Km- peror's Physician" by J. S. Perkins; Miss Irene Br.'uihum, "Nazis Go Underground" by Curt Keiss; Mrs. Ruth Morgan, "Cluny Brown" by Margery Sharp; Mrs. Ross Williams, "Pastoral" by Nevil Shute; Miss Artlia Huls, "Valley of the Sky" by R. D. .Skidmore; Mrs. Esther Camp- boll, "Invasion Diary" by Richard Tregaskis; am?. Mrs. Mlla de Laveaga, "Letters" by Alexander Woollcott. Albert Plant Hearing Set for October 11 Albert Plnnt was arraigned yesterday in Judge Stewart Magee's Sixth Township Court on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Bail was set at $3000, and the date of the preliminary hearing for October 11 at 2 p. m. The de- fondant was represented by Morris Chain, attorney, and the people by Deputy District Attorney Dorsett Phillips. Gran and Fayloon Hubbard were also arraigned yesterday on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Their bail was also set at $:U)OO t and date of their hearing for October 11. 2 p. m. FROM HANGERS Wool clothing should be suspended from hangers, never from a hook and worn alternately so as to give each article a rest. Kern Men The veteran B-2^ Mitchell bomb frroup to winch First lieutenant Lloyd G. Anderson, son of Mr. and Sirs. O. K. Anderson, 209 Dccatur street, is assigned has boon cited by the President of the United States for outstanding performance of duty ift action against the enemy. His Kroup has flown more than 500 combat missions in the Mediterranean theater of operation and is now playing a major role in cutting communications behind the German lines In Italy. Technician Fifth Grade Iceland R. Melvin, a former truck driver, is now a driver of a crash truck In the Mediterranean theater. He has been overseas since June, 1943, and has been awarded the Good Conduct Medal by his commanding officer. "While passing through a port in North Africa last year, he helped in putting out a large port fire and for this action the entire outfit received a commendation from General Barton. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Melvin of Oildale. Second Lieutenant Alvin W. Miller, 23, husband of Mrs. Nadineh L,. Miller of 1'27 Highland Drive, has arrived overseas and taken up his duties at a Fifteenth Air Force Liberator bomber base in Italy. An in Service electrician for the Southern Pacific Company, Lieutenant Miller entered the armed forces in September, 1942. He transferred later into tho air corps as a cadet and won his wings at Frederick, Okla. Douglas Stone, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph AV. Stone, 815 Washington street, Oildale, graduated recently from the Naval Air Training Center, Corpus Christi, Texas, and was commissioned an ensign, in the United States Naval Reserve. Before enlisting, he was a student at Bakersfield Junior College. Harold L. Holllday, 107 L street, Bakersfield, has recently enrolled in a course at the Electrical Naval Training School in St. Louis. Successful completion Of this course will see the bluejacket gradaute with recognition as eligible to qualify for the petty officer rate of electrician's mate third class. Four Bakersfield boys arc receiving instruction in pro-flight training at the San Antonio Cadet Center, Han Antonio, Texas. They are Donald LcRoy Friesen, 514 Belmont avenue; Harold Lester Friesen, 514 Belmont avenue; James J. Snodgrass, i!625 I street, and Raymond LaKue West, 2128 Twenty-fourth street. *:•:* SERVICE TO THE NATION 1944 •'*- .-.•-• ,*:•; *:*• — AM* *- •• SEARS New Catalog Latest Fashio Smart The Catalog Way When You Figure What You Save! NEW OPFICERS—Students of Franklin School elected student body officers for the first semester at the first student body meeting of the year recently. Officors are (seated), left to rlpfht. Caroline Booth, secretary; Ramon Bell, president; James Newman, vice president; (standing), left to ritfht, Marlene Manning, girls' athletic manager; Hugh Johnson, treasurer; Wesley Ramsey, boys' athletic manager, and Catherine King-, safety president. Franklin Students Name New Officers Following the first student body meeting of the new school year hold recently in the school auditorium, Franklin students elected Ramon Bell, president for first semester. During the meeting, campaign speeches were heard from Ramon Bell, Jeanette Key, James Newman, Georgia Harris, Caroline Booth, Maureen Ramsey, Hugh Johnson, Joan Miller, Catherine King, .Terry Hell, Marlene Manning, Tiny Klliot, "Wesley Ramsey and Donald Ward. Other officers elected were James Xewman. vice-president; Caroline Booth, socrotnry; Hugh Johnson, treasurer; Catherine King, safety president; Marlene Ifanning, girls' athletic manager, and Wesley Ramsey, boys' athletic manager. r-x^X'XrX-X'. p M-; -,>M-XV I •:-> ' • .».* You'll find a wide variety of dependable wearing apparel for every member of your family in Sears new fall and winter catalog. Smart styles for "dress-up" occasions and for regular wear arc now ready for your early selection. Shop the catalog way ... SAVE! >.*:* See and Feel Catalog Swatches Actual wimjtle* of catalog 11111- terials in handy swatch books permit you to we and feel the goods before you order. EASY TERMS On Purchases Totaling $10 or More. 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