The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 2, 1944 · Page 7
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Villey Acres Woman's (Jub Honors Officers TAFT, Oct. 2.—The retiring officers of the Valley Acres Woman's Club were entertained with a tea recently at the home of Mrs. J. L. Houne, with Mrs. C. L. Mitchell serving as co-hostean. An engraved gavel wag presented to Mrs. G. O. Worling, retiring president. Mrs. Warling and Mrs. B. Taylor, retiring eecretnry, were given corsage*. Group singing; was enjoyed with Mrs. Earl Stockman serving as accompanist, after she had first entertained the guests with two piano BO1OS. Among those present were MCB- dames Harold Malloy, John Starr, T i Fitzpatrlck, Edwin Fitzpatrick, [rbert Engcl, Harold Richard, fUiam Odom, Guy Welsh, Paul l-.ncllff, Miss Gay West, little Aona j. iznatrlck, the guests of honor and the hostesses. •33^ JfQtmUn wMr< 2000 PUNES HIT NAZI ARSENALS DUTCH ON ISLANDS WARNED TO EVACUATE LONDON, Oct. V <JP>— A thousand American heavy bombers attacked German Industrial objectives at Cologne and Kassel in the Siegfried Line area today while another 1000 or more pianos joined the United States First Army In assaulting the west wall near Aachen. General Eisenhower broadcast a warning to Dutch residents of Islands In the Scheldo estuary to evacuate be/ore the bombers Klurt work there. Cologne, fifth city of greater Germany with 708,000 people, is 30 miles east of Aachen, near where the American First Army was attacking the Siegfried Line today. The Prussian city on the Rhine Is one of Hitler's greatest arsenals and also is a communication center for supplying the northern end of the German front. Kassel, a city of 217,000, Is one of the most Important German railroad centers In the west. It lies 150 miles beyond Aachen. Some GOO Mustangs and Thunderbolts convoyed the Flying Fortresses to and from the German cities. The bombers attacked through clouds. Marauders and fighter bombers shook the ground around Aachen for miles around with blows at pillboxes, pun positions and troop concentrations, front reports said. FKLLOWS CLUB MEETING FELLOWS, Ort. 2.—Those present at the Fellows Wednesday Afternoon Club meeting this week at the home of Mrs. Walter Hines, C. C. M. O. lease, were Mesdames C. H. Owen, Sam Miles, H. A. Cannon, Kay Spurgeon, 13. P. Sccarcy and W. B. West. Refreshments were served. n CONSUMERS MEAT CO. Twenty-fourth and Union PHONE 7-7422 SPECIALS FOR MONDAY Grade Short Ribs . Round Steak Rump Roasts BONE IN B B B B Chuck Roasts ..... BLADE Lamb Shoulder Roasts . . A SQUARE CUT Chuck Steaks ..... B BLADE Hamburger ...... C Sausage, .... .Typo2 Ib. .35 Ib. .25 Ib. .28 Ib. .37 Ib. .28 Ib. .29 Ib. .39 Frankfurters, . . . .Type2 Ib..39 We carry a full line of lunch meats, also some pork cuts available Servicemen to Rate New Food Rations Provision hag been mnde for servicemen on leave or furlough 7- hours or longer to obtain furlough rations of processed foods on the Tmais of 10 points for each fl meals, the Fresno District OPA office announced today. Before today's amendment, which becomes effective October 7, 1944. furlough rations of processed food were issued to servicemen on the basis of 8 points for each 9 meals. The adjustment is necessary be cause point values of processed foods are now set in multiples of 10. It is possible, therefore, to buy rationed food only in multiples of in points. Today's amendment, for tho same reason, also provides that temporary Tood rations shnll be issued to civil- Inns who arc eligible on the bnsis of 10 points of processed food for each 7 days. Fresno Youth Killed by "Unloaded" Gun FRESNO, Oct. 2. OP)—One youth was dead and another lay In critical condition today following two separate accidents with guns that weren't believed loaded. J. W. Jennings, 17, Madera, was killed yesterday when he and Jack Gill, 16, forgot about a cartridge they had inserted in a rifle. The youths were preparing to dismantle the gun when It discharged, the bullet striking Jennings in the chest. Playfully snapping whnt he thought was an empty cylinder of a pistol, Thomas Guiim, 17, Fresno, yesterday fired a bullet into the neck of his friend, Kverett Nichols, who wns reported In critical condition today. Authorities termed both shootings accidental. Carole Landis Parts From Third Husband HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 2. (U.R) — Studio representatives said today blonde actress Carole Landis still had offered no reason for her separation from Major Thomas C. Wallace, former Eagle Squadron pilot. The pair was married in London January 5, 1943. They met while the i actress was on a "Four Jills and a Jeep" entertainment tour of Amen can army and navy centers in the European and Mediterranean areas Miss Landis returned to the United States two weeks ago after a tour of south Pacific service camps. She has been touring eastern service camps and hospitals and was report ediy in New York today. Mnjoi Wallace is the stately actress' third husband. Scouts Distribute Posters, Cards Boy Scouts and Cubs of the Bnk crsfield district distributed GOO wn chest posters and counter cards to the merchants of the area announc ing the coming war chest campaign as one of the many services being rendered by the cubs and scouts ii this important community effort. Boy Scouts reporting Saturday morning at scout headquarters U carry on this "good turn" were Doi Minch, Harold Green and Charlet Ladley of Troop 1, Jack \Veeden o Troop 31 and Charles Stevens, Troop 12. Cube of Pack 26, under the dlrec tion of Cubmaster John Werts, dis tributed the posters In Olldale and scouts of Troop 15, under Scoutmas ter Lewis Goss, made the distribution in East Bakersfield. French State Control of Resources Plannec LONDON, Oct. 2. • (UP)—Genera Charles de Gaulle and his govern ment were committed today to a "planned economy" program for the reconstruction of France, Including state control of all resources and an equal share of national income foi every Frenchman. The extensive social system was outlined in a speech at his native city of Lille, industrial center o northern France, and broadcast b> the Lille and Paris radios. (A Paris radio broadcast, recorded by FFC, said De Gaulle returned to Paris by automobile last night.) VACUUM PACKING excludes air from the gloss /or . . . and keeps S&W Coffee fresh. S&W* CARBONATED PROCESS pels air from the carton . . . and keeps S &W Coffee fresh. It's done with a friendly vapor (often used for packing food* for oar armed forces) which is introduced into the carton, displac* ing the air. Only S&W uses this friendly vapor together with automatic machinery which heat-seals a triple-ply liner in the carton. This is called the S&W Carbonated Process. Tfcus the S&W carton, like the S&W vac* uumjar, Itteps S&W Coffee absolutely fresh. HFAR BlUt NEfWOKK • MONDAY IHRU fRIDAf 1 P.M. RECENTLY AWARDED new caps and badges by the city council In recognition of their services were "a members of the Uakersfleld Police Department Reserve. In addition to regular classroom work each week, each officer is assigned duty with a regular police officer at least one night a week. Reserve officers are, front row, left to right, Sergeant H. L. Payne, Sergeant James Shurley, Lieutenant Raymond Joy, Officer T. G. Rogers, Inspector A. R. Thody, Officer Tom Cook and Sergeant J. S. Lumb; standing in rear, left to right, are Officer G. L. Kuhs, Lieutenant AVilliam Menezes, Lieutenant John Veldkamp, Inspector J. S. MacKay, Commanding Officer Lieutenant Claude Morelock, Sergeant William Stine, Lieutenant II. L. Borgwardt and Sergeant II. T. McOmber. District Rebekah Meeting Slated in Fellows October 28 FELLOWS, Oct. 2.—Plans for the district meeting of the Rebekah lodge to bo held in Fellows, October 2S, at p. m., were furthered at a recent meeting of Follows Samaritan Rc- bckah lodge nt the I. O. O. F. hall. Mrs. Ada O'Brien, president of the Rebekah Assembly, will bo present at the district meeting and will conduct a school of Instruction. Fellows members were invited to be present when the president pays an official visit to the Tuft lodgo, October L'7. Mrs. Graco Kirk land, noble grand, appointed Mesdmncs Ailceu Turner, Kloise Ponten and Vesta McKinnon to prepare decorations for the district conference. Kntertainmcnt will be in charge of Mesdames Seiinle .Marks. Esther 1 lines and Ethel Greene. Refreshments were served by tho noble grand and vice-grands, Mrs. Grace Kirkland and Mrs. Mary Fair. State Guard Leader 1|« «| />•! Visitjty (Tbe HafeersHelb CaUfornlan Mondoy, October 2, 1944 7 Maricopa Exchange Opposes Celebration of Nazi Defeat MAPH'OP.V fi. t. 'J.—A resolution to ' s)K'ivi V-Mav iii prayer and thanksgiving, a* recommended by the county postwar council, was endorsed by the Al.irirnpa Kxchanuf; Club when they in.a at Chipp's cafe for a wffkly luncheon recently. William Sprigs, a inem>>er of the Exchange club and scout master of Troop 20, \\hirh t ho Exchange sponsors, uruod thai ail members attend the open hou*e and court of honor to lie held 'Hi \Veilnesduy niuhf. October 4, at the, scout liea.liiuarters. A special r -nenl-;.-r will be brought in for t ho ocea.-ion, Springs state.1. Other inniter.-i brought before tho club were: the war chest drive, for which the. cluli will again assume responsibility: tho clean-up campaign, which R. J. Patterson reports is progressing satisfactorily, and an invitation to attend tho orunnixatlon in.'ding of tho McKittrirk Civic Club to bo held on Thursday eve• nintr. \Vilcv 1C. Pet'crHon, president of the club, presided. Weather Conditions Aid Raisin Growers The weather forecast, f. ,r Hie I'aiin- ers of the southern Sun . I. laiiiiiu val- lev. as prepared by tin; Tinted States -.veather bureau in , ,,-opera- ion with ' ..... the Kcru county farm advisers "t- flee of the agricultural cxtenwn service, as reported to be: "Raisin-drying weather will bo ' clear today. Tuesday and Wednes ' 1: '.v ""h afternoon temperature of . s: ' ""'•»• and !MI to !)4 Tuesday and ^Vdn.-MlMy Tho lowest at night will be ,,;,' (o ;,t, degr.es. Further outlook i (s ,-,„. t .|o: (r ski.-s ,,,,d continued mod; 0| .. lt ,, ]v . 1()W humidity. The highest | yc^terdav was 80 and lowest today : was f>:J." .Master Sergeant Scars X. I lax. MI, regional instructor of the California Slate tjiiiird for tho Sixth district, will be in Hakcrsl'leld Tuesday to assist in instruction of Company A, First .Battalion, Twenty-sixth !!epi- inciit of the, state Guard, according to Captain Albert K. Burton, company commander. lie will be nt tho regular drill meeting Tuesday night at 7:00 p. m. at the fairgrounds. Tlio Instructor is from tlie adjutant general's department in Sacramento. PIANUT BUTTER To help our many customer-friends and distributors, we make this second Del Monte report on canned fruit and vegetable prospects In just the last few weeks—since we last reported .to you on canned fruit and vegetable prospects—three important things have happened: —the War Food Administration has increased percentages of several items to be set aside for military use. — weather has definitely cut down a number of pack estimates. —the manpower situation has become more difficult. That is why Del Monte, as the leading canner of fruits and vegetables, is continuing to issue this wartime series of reports. During this emergency, all of us must work together. Only with knowledge of what lies ahead can any housewife intelligently plan her shopping or understand the problems facing her grocer. Fruit Situation Tight Peaches are a good example of what can happen to a canning crop. Prospects were good for a bumper yield of fresh peaches in California, when stretches of extremely hot weather matured the fruit so fast that canneries could not handle the full crop with available manpower. This cut down the whole industry's pack. Though we had hoped to do better, it now looks as if the total national pack this year will be only about average, or slightly over average at best. A month ago, the industry knew the government's requirements for canned peaches would be very heavy. Since then, the Quartermaster's Department has upped its quotas still further. This means that supplies for civilians will be materially less than last year. On pears, while the pack turned out better than early estimates and will probably exceed last year's, government needs are larger also, and the amount of canned pears on your grocer's shelves will be very small. The industry hopes to "put up" slightly more fruit cocktail than last year but quotas for our fighters have also grown—so again, it means less of this popular fruit at your grocer's, Del Monte Pineapple and Pineapple Juice will be still scarcer than last year. Pineapple is a two-year crop. The drought of 1943 meant that we were not able to pack a normal amount in 1944—in spite of a favorable ripening season. Military requirements have also been increased. The good news in the fruit picture is apricots. A bumper crop resulted in the largest pack on record. Though military wants are twice as great as in 1943, you can expect as many Del Monte Apricots as you ever did. In total, fruits will be available to civilians in very limited quantities, Total Civilian Vegetable Supply About 20% Less On vegetables—as on fruits—remember that we are telling the story of total supply and what is likely to happen on the home front if present military demands continue. However, this picture could radically change on vegetables if the government reduced quotas out of this year's pack, or released substantial quantities from reserves. In our last report, we estimated that the industry's pack of canned peas would be less. Now we know the amount available for civilians will be about a fifth less than last year.- The government quota on corn has not increased. But the total crop was smaller and the supply for civilians will be considerably less than last year. Asparagus production slightly exceeded last year. Military needs also increased, so the civilian supply is approximately the same as last season. It is expected that the supply of green beans will be slightly less, We had hoped to have good news on beets and carrots. But the armed forces asked the industry to supply them with three times as many carrots as last year, and twice as many beets. So even if packers succeed in producing a much larger volume, civilians won't see as many as last year. The canned tomato pack will not be completed before the end of October, However, it now appears that it will be less than last year. Consequently the amount available for home consumption will be materially less because the government has almost doubled its requirements. On the whole, the civilian supply of canned vegetables apparently will be about one-fifth less than last year, barring reduction in government quotas or release from its reserves. But whotever Del Monte Products ore ovoilable, you should be able to get your shore of them. As we said before, Del Monte Foods will be apportioned to distributors throughout the country on a fair and square basis. This has been our policy ever since the war began. Del Monte deliveries are also spread throughout the year, so you can usually expect to find at least some varieties of Del Monte Fruits and Vegetables at your grocer's. You have a right to your share of these Del Monte Foods, so don't hesitate to ask for them. If you can't find just the one you want, you may still find some other Del Monte variety that will serve your purpose. That's one advantage of learning how to "switch and swap" within the Del Monte line. Del Monte packs so many different products, that no matter which varieties happen to be short, you can choose any other Del Monte Food your grocer has and always be sure of the same quality and flavor. Your Grocer's Troubles Aren't Over You can easily see, too, that all your grocer's problems are not solved. Remember that a leading brand like Del Monte is always the first to be taken from his shelves. Don't blame him for, shortages and inconveniences. Your cooperation is still needed to help everyone in the food industry do a better job for you and for the servicemen fighting for you. Give to your COMMUNITY WAR CHEST

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