The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 29, 1944 · Page 10
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10 Friday, September 29, 1944 I SYNTHETIC Goodricn hese $F.Goo,lrichSilver,ow _ t he only .»«h««c «•*. backedbythreeyea""'" synthetic tire exper,en« ANNUAL LIBRARY MEETINGHELD MRS. BERNICE LAMB IS NEW PRESIDENT F.AKKU'ELL BANQUET— Friends and fellow employes of A. M. Shaver, who was promoted from chief clerk of the San Jonquin division of Southern Pacific railroad, to chief clerk of the western division, gathered at a dinner nt Rnkersfield Inn given recently in his honor on the eve of his departure for Oakland pier, where lie assumed his new duties. Mr. Shaver will be joined by his wife and two sons. He has completed 22 years with the Southern Pacific Company, having spent the last 14 years in Bakersfield. Twenty-first and K Sts. Phone 4-4701 JOHN SHELL, Manager WE HAVE TIRES TRUCKERS—. 8.25x20 New and Used Tires Now Available RECORDS YANKS NAB KEY APENNINEPASS KESSELRING'S FORCES THREATENED IN EAST HO-UK. Sept. L'il. (U.PI- American I-'illh Army troops captured Rudi- c-osa pass, gateway ih rough the Apennines, today and smashed to within 11 miles of Ihe German's j Arlriatii 1 escape route up to the main tiniini-Hologna highway. The Americans sol/ed conlro 1 of Radieosa pass, '1 \ miles south of I'.ologna. with tin- capture of t hp twin peaks. Mount Ogglioli and .Mount I'anda. I miles east and west respect i\ ely from the pass. On their eastern flank, however, the Amerieans appeared to luu o developed a major threat to Field , Marshal Alhert. Kossolring s forces liy hammering to wilhin II miles of Imola behind the Germans being pressed haek up the I'o valley by [Jlritish Kighth Army troops on the Adriatic coast. Tho Fifth Army, it was announced officially, now has penetrated tho entire Gothic Line with the excep- lion of a small area on the west coast of the peninsula. : Rattling for peaks throe-quarters of a mill- high, tho Americans in one of tho most successful days of weeks of mountain fighting, made a gen- , oral advance on a Hi-mile front all tho way from Mount. Bastiono to I Mount Battaglio. j While the advance appeared (in the map to ho only | or 'J. miles, j| covered vital mountain peaks from which the Amerieans could look down on the Germans in the I'o valley. The Americans captured Mount Haslione, 5 miles west of Mount (.'anila, and Aloiin; Rattaglio, 4 miles oast of Castel del Kin, a, peak that dominates the parallel road to Jniola. D. A. V. Auxiliary Receives Citation Auxiliary Xo. LIU, Disabled American Veterans of tho World War received a citation for its membership quota fulfillment, according to Mrs. Ella Koehn. who returned from a n.ilinnul convention held in Denver. September 1- to lii. Mrs. Koelm, who is the commander will present a full report on convention when the local unit convenes Monday at Memorial hall at X p. m. Initiation will be conducted: refreshments will be served. Officers arc requesting a full attend- a uce. Marine Fighter Is Rotary Club Speaker Private Ernest Calkins i Tells of Tarawa, Saipan j RoUiriuns heard a first-hand ac| count of marine operations on Guadalcanal, Saipan and Tarawa win n Private First Class Ernest Calkins. : recently returned from L'5 months ; overseas, spoke at a meeting of the ! cluh Thursday at Motel Kl Tejon. , President Robert (,'ottom nnnouneed appointrnnit of Soah Wharton as new program chairman, taking the pla.co of I-.. \V. Hedge, who has 1 served for tho past three months. i Rotary members with September . birthdays honored at the meeting Wore II. II. Hammott, Louis Brandt. Walter Wiekorsham. Seab Wharton.' Walter Kane. Herb Soars. George Kradford, Wardo Watson, George von KleinSmid, Homer Gill and Robert Cottoin. j War stamp prix.es wore given to Henry Armentl and Percy Thomas' Xeate. I The list of visiting flotarlans I includes: A. L. Tret/o, Tat't: C. H. i Krongh. Oildale: Harold T. Wil-j linms. Oildalc: P. .1. Hoshaw. Oililale: L. II. Morris, Dixon: Al Kiihn. ! Fresno: Alhert D. Davis. San Frnn-' cisco: N. T-l. Farham. Oildalo: George F. West. Oildalo: Los Ma yes, Oildalo: George Human. Oildalo. Man Faces 4 Store Burglary Charges Frank Gordon La:nond. Sfi, Ifldf) Buona Vista street, was arrested by police at 12:40 yesterday morning In tin; 170ft block of Third street. He Is charged with four counts of | burglary. i Ho is accused of breaking into I Sherry's, liquor store, 31. Chester I avenue, on Thursday, Saturday, Monday and Wednesday nights, each lime breaking a plateglass window to gain entrance. At tho time of La- mood's arrest be had three quarts ' of Schonley's whisky In his posses- ision, Chief Robert Powers stated. officers Caleb Mllligan and R. I,. Drake and Lieutenant T. W. Johnson made the arrest. Inspectors [•:. A. Wallis and \V. R. Dolan are investigating the case. Sherry's Liquor Store estimates thai the burglar caused $20d damage in broken windows in addition to about $loit in liquor taken. Homeless Man Says He Put Sons inJRiver ONE BOY DROWNS, OTHER CRAWLS TO SAFETY; MURDER CHARGE FILED COSHOCTON, Ohio. Sept. L'!>. UP) Warren Patterson, a slender 31- year-old machinist, whom Prosecutor Russel K. Lyons said admitted in a signed statement that he stood on a bridge and dropped two I report, of his four sons into Mohican river because be had no home for them, was hold In jail today. Oiro of the boys, Larry, I 1 -, drovyned. and Lyons said he would tile a murder charge this afternoo. The other, Raymond, 7, crawled from tho stream, wandered most of tho night In a cold rain and finally was picked up by a motorist. Lyon said. The two other boys. Gene and Glenn, X-yoar-old twins, were put out of their father's automobile a half mile from tho bridge and left with a blanket under a tree. They stayed there Hi hours in a rainstorm, the prosecutor said. Lyons said that Patterson told him and Sheriff Jay Abbott in the statement that he intended to push the twins into the river too, but "hadn't the heart" to go on after dropping the first two. The prosecutor said Patterson told him he and Jiis wife separated two months ago and that the four children were with their mother for three weeks and then he took custody of them. The .seventh annual custodian's meeting and Kern county library staff association meeting was held this \vppk ut First Methodist Church according: to Miss Eleanor Wilson, i county librarian. Approximately 85 librarians from all parts of the conty were present. The newly elected president, Mrs. Uernice. Lamb, was introduced to members. Assisting her for the com- iiip year will be Miss Laurel! McVey, vice-president, and Miss Mary Jo Meade, secretary-treasurer. Highlights of the morning sessions included a talk by Bryan Colemun, expert on veteran re-employment problems from the I'nited States Km- ployment Service, who discussed veteran needs and desires. Group discussions \vere held on general library problems. Miss Jean Miller discussed cataloguing: Mrs. Nina Hath way, branch collections and work; Mrs. Mila de Laveapa, reference books. Children's books were discussed by Miss Irene Branham, and books for high school students by Miss Barbara Boyd. Luncheon, arranged by Miss Elizabeth \Valthall. followed. At the staff association meeting. Miss Helen Jones gave the financial Knterlaimnent was provided in the afternoon by the reading of a comedy by Mrs. Fred Henry. Guests at the meeting were Mrs. Cai-ma Zimmerman, county librarian of San Bernndino county, and seven members of her staff. V. F. W. Members to Visit Hospitals COAST HURRICANE —Typical of devastation wrought by hurricane which battered eastern seaboard, view at Asbury Park, X. J., 35 miles Atlantic City was also hit. taking $30,000,000 damage and scores of lives, In this waterfront south of New York City. A carrousel stands in the midst of debris. Approximately 20 members of Harold Brown Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will journey to Los Angeles for the annual Hospital Day. October 1. at the veterans facility in West Los Angeles, according to Frank Sterling, loeal chairman in charge of the visit. Families and friends will gather on Sunday to pay visits to the sick, wounded and older veterans of three wars. Beginning at 10:30 a. m.. department officers of the department of California V. F. W., led by Department Commander Rolla JlcFall. of ,. , , , ., , , Los Angeles, and other dignitaries He was unable to find a home j and officers, will speak to the as- for them, Lyons said Patterson ! semblnd visitors. members and related, and finally he became • guests, A picnic, sponsored by the V. F. W. auxiliary, will highlight the noon program, under the supervision of Sister Gladys Fisher. At 1:30, the gathering will be entertained by a victory show. * The post with the largest attendance will received a war bond. Deputies Oppose V-Day Celebration I KOOKTKK NIGHT SATURDAY ! Fairfux Grunge will have a. Booster [ ] Night and mortgage burning at the j 1 Grange hall Saturday at S p. m. The , i public is invited; refreshments will j 'be served. ' Opinion voiced at the Thursday | night meeting of Kern County L>ep- j uty Sheriffs' Association denounced \ any celebration other than one ot'i thanksgiving when news is received] that Germany has surrendered,' according to Adrian Dillinger, sec- • rotary of the association. j The organization I'eels that the j winning of the European war is merely the completion of another battle and is no time for hilarious gaiety, Mr. Dillinger explained. "We'll celebrate when the war is over," were the secretary's words. Eleven Fliers Killed New Mexico Crash m ALBUQUERQUE. X. M.. Sept. 2!l. I (#>—Eleven army fliers from Kirl- land Field were killed Wednesday night when their four-engined Liber- J ator bomber crashed and burned near Tucumcari. X. M.. the field commandant announced yesterday. Victims included Second Lieutenant Ernest H. Alberty, Jr., 2ti, San Gabriel. Calif. Jack Plant Razed in Oilfield Fire Fire caused by friction from a slipping belt, destroyed a jack plant owned by Associated oil Company in Oil Center, Thursday at 10:47 a. m. Loss is estimated by county firemen at $4000. I'pholstery in the back seat of a 1942 Chevrolet belonging to Sam Rudncik, Slfi Oleander, was damaged by fire Thursday at (1:45 p. m. started by a short in the wiring, loss was $2"), according to the city fire department. A small grass fire throe miles south of Wasco burned Thursday at 9:4. r > p. m. when a highpower line broke, county firemen state. Inventory Coupons May Bejxchanged Gasoline filling station inventory coupons, which were invalidated July 15. may be exchanged by dealers at ration hoards for valid ration checks, the Fresno district Office of Price Administration announced today. Because of the possibility of counterfeits among the inventory coupons, a filling station operator, in order to exchange his coupons, will be required to surrender them to his board together with a brief form and staetrnent telling bow the coupons were acquired, and showing a good reason why they were not surrendered during the earlier period. 81 U IX CARIBBEAN WASHLNGTOX. Sept. 29. OP)—An unseen submarine in Caribbean waters recently fired three torpedoes in less than 30 minutes at the American tanker Kittanning, crippling but not sinking her, the War Shipping Administration reported today. Three tugs towed her to a canal zone port, WSA said. "Elk Hills" Enters Robert Finch Is Maritime Service Promoted to Corporal 1 Having passed tests with flying colors, the tanker S.S. Klks Hills was delivered into service 1 with the I'nited States Maritime Commission by Marinship Corporation, operators of a large shpyard at Sausalito, this week. Named for the largest proven naval petroleum reserve in the nation, the ship was the second of a series of 32 S2.jO-horsepower turboelectric tankers named for important California oilfields. The remainder of the series arc to bo completed at Marinship in the middle of 194.1. In an unprecedented display of fast ship construction, t lie ship was put through trial runs and accepted by maritime commission trial board members only Sit days after keel laying and 35 days after launching. This represents a reduction of 11 days over the length of lime required for completion of the P.S. Kettle-man Hills, first ship of the Hills class series. Xo other shipyard has ever built the first and second tankers of a new scries in so short a time, so far as is known. Cooler Weather Seen by U. S. Forecaster * The weather forecast for farmers of the southern San Joaquin valley, as prepared by the United States weather bureau in co-operation with Kern county farm adviser's office of agricultural extension service, is reported to be: "A lowering temperature, slightly increasing humidity, and variable high cloudiness, will be the trend of conditions for the next three days. Indicated maximum temperature for today Is SB, and not exceeding SO degrees Saturday and Sunday. The minimum at night will be 50 to 55. High yesterday was 94 and low this morning was 59." Robert 11. Finch, former high ! school student, lias been promoted to the grade of corporal according to a release 1 received today from Ihe public relations office of the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard D. Finch. 2000 Brundage Lane, Bakjrs- i'iold. Corporal ["inch graduated from Bakersfield High School in 1942, where lie distinguished himself in many stude 1 activities, achieving distinction on the swimming team. | He was active in I ho F. F. A., Big "B," Hoys' Federation. Junior Red Cross, Spanish Club, Hi-V and the. Ui-Y Letter Club. He served as president of the noon recreation program in his senior year, and acted as vice-president of the Beta Hi-Y, as well as receiving bis irac'k award, in bis junior and senior year. According to the war department release, Corporal Finch landed in Xorth Africa in January. 1944, and is currently serving us a radio operator with the Mediterranean air" transport service in Italy. Many Bakersfield citizens will also remember Bob's brother, Bill Finch, who is now a seaman first class in the United States Xavy. Hearing Slated on Transition to Peace WASHINGTON. Sept. 2!). Of)— i Hearings will be opened in Los An- goles October 10, to determine the best policy to bo followed by the government in California's transition of peacetime economy, Senator Sheridan Downey (D-Calif.), said yesterday. Downey announced that Maury Maverick, chairman of the Smaller War Plants Corporation, will attend if possible and that congressmen from Southern California are being invited.' SHERRUS Soil •LI W •Hi • m MtP tlPil^m JMir M OALVA'S BRANDY IMPORTED YEARS OLD Connoisseuri' choice of "Old World- quality it Sherry* low price 4.85 3.31 V-Day is Near! • Purchase Your Two Bottles of Champagne NOW! Be Ready When the Whistle Blows! Three Feathers RESERVE 40% Pre-War Whiskies and 60% American Grain NOW 5TH CALVERT SPECIAL "Clear Head* Choose Calverl" 3-97 Calverf California Champagne ' ST. REMY CHAMPAGNE SPARKLING BURGUNDY 5TH 2-92 GREEN RIVER Blend of itraight wbiikiei and American grain 5TH f Christian Bros. BRANDY Produced and bottled by Mont La Salle Vineyard*. Skillfully prepared and blended choice Brandy HIRAM WALKER'S IMPERIAL Blended Whiskey This i* • inperb American blend that hai "imported whiskey flavor" 30% Straight Whiikiei and 70% American Grain. Limit One lottto PINT 2-14 SCHENLEY RESERVE 40% pre-war whiskiei and 60% American grain. RON RICO RUM, Light or Dark 5th 3.98 DE KUYPER'S Creme De Cocoa 5th 3.67 HOLLOW AY'S Manhattan Cocktail 5th 3.6S MORTON'S DRY GIN pt. 1.95 Combination Offer! FLEISCHMAN GIN AMERICAN GRAIN DISTILLED AND Italian Swiss Colony VERMOUTH lUfulor Pricei Flflitchmon Gin, 5th $3.12 Italian-Swift Colony Ver. 1 woyth, 5th I.Q7 $«.!» BOTH FOR 3 .99 CHAMPAGNE SPECIALS! ALMADEN Champagne, Sparkling Burgundy or Pink Champagne 5th 4.97 KORBEL Sec., Splg. Burg, or Champagne.Sift S.i5 ROMA, Naturally Fermented 5th 2.4.1 LANSON, 1929 Vintage Batket of two I9.7O RENAULT, Naturally Fermented Etui...5th 4.03 OPEN AT 12 NOON 1309 Nin«U«nth fttr««t 1640 ChMter Strot 9SO Bak«r Straot CLOSED SUNDAY 31 Ch«»t«r Av«nu* Corner North Chostor and Robert* Lane 91 «herrya Stm-M !• Calltarala

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