The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 15, 1936 · Page 3
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 3

Bakersfield, California
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Tuesday, September 15, 1936
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" n f ,N ' THE BAKERSP1ELD CALIFORNIAN, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1936 I IALBERG RITES News From West Side Communities Studios 'Will Pause in Work to Pay Honor to Memory of Noted Producer (United Prett Lea ted Vflre) - HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 16.—A quiet, saddened Hollywood today awaited last rites for Irving Thalberg, 37- year-old "boy wonder" of the cinema , Industry, who died suddenly yesterday from pneumonia. * • Men who had fought the battle of dollars with Thalberg on numerous occasions for tho services ot a star or the use of a story joined with the artists he had elevated to stardom In mourning tho youthful producer. Widow Near Collapse Tho executive's beautiful wife, screen star Norma Shearer, went Into seclusion with members of her family Immediately after Thalberg's death. Sho was reported near collapse from grief. Aside from the announcement that the funeral would be held tomorrow, no other word on the last rites was made public. The Rabbi Edgar F. Magnln, prominent southern California religious leader, visited Miss Shearer "last night and It was believed ho would conduct the funeral services. He; was, an Intimate friend of the producer. The Industry's.ruling council, tho Association of Motion Picture Producers, announced all activity would cease In tho motion picture business for a five-minute period when the funeral services are conducted. Thalberg's own studio, Metro- Gold wyn-Mayer, disclosed It would be closed for 24 hours, from midnight tonight until midnight tomorrow, In- nfemory of the production genius who was largely responsible ,for the" organization's leading posl tlon In the Industry, m Expressions", of."grief poured Into the .studio .from virtually every Important personage • from Hollywood. Tribute Paid Universally they acclaimed Thai- berig's genius and mourned his death «s a blow to the Industry. The expressions of grief mainly followed the viewpoint expressed by Darryl Zanuck, Twentieth Century Fox producer, whose career almost •parallels that of Thalberg. Ho declared: "His loss Is Irreparable. More than any other man he raised the motion picture Industry In this country to Jts present world prestige." Cecil B. Do Mllle, another of Hoi lywood's leading figures, listed Thalberg as one of the few great gen luses of the Industry. The frail producer's death came unexpectedly, few having even known that he was 111. Thalborg had contracted a cold while vaca> tlonlng at Del Monte, Calif., a week ago. The cold rapidly developed Into pneumonia and he began sinking Sunday evening. • » * JUDGE SETS 'EM UP TULTA, Texas, Sept. 15. (U. P.)— Judge B. C. McCosland of Tulla, la setting something of a local record In dispensing cigars. The judge has Just completed a successful canr palgn for re-election as county judge. Immediately after his victory, he became the father of a son. Don't trust to LUCK Books Received by Maricopa Library MARICOPA. Sept, 16.—Booka for the month just received In tho Ma» Icopa free library arc Gorgeous Hussy, Adams; Wild Wind, Bailey; Behind That Curtain, BIggers; Fenwick's Trail. Bllndloss; Haunted Hills and Trails Meet, Bower; Awake and Rehearse and The Man Who Had Everything, Bloomtlold; Death in the Air, Christie; Maverick Markers and Sliver Hat, Cooltdgei Honey In the -Horn, Davis; Mystery of Hunting's End, Eberheart. Riders West, Haycox; Parson ot Panamlnt .and, They Also Serve, Kyne; Found Treasure, Lutz; Pow- dersmoke Range, MacDonald; Let the King Beware, Morrow;- The White Moll, Packard; Laddie. Porter; Man Four-Square, Ralne; Book of Tlsh, Relnart! Land of the Free. and West of Apache Pass, Seltzer; Lady of Ascot, Wallace; Beau Qeste, Wren; Adolescent Boy and Adolescent Girl, Richmond. Fellows Teacher Passes^n South FELLOWS, Sept. 15.—A telegram announcing the death of Miss Iva Bauman, music teacher In Midway Grammar School for the last five years, at her homo In Long Beach was received by Principal R. N. Hatch late Sunday. Miss Bauman had many friends here and was well liked by her colleagues and pupils', who all feel her death Is a loss to the community. Fuherdl services will bo hpld at 2 o'clock Thursday, afternoon In.Long Beach. Interment will bo In Philadelphia. 1816 BUILDING RESTORED GREEN BAY, Wls.. Sept. ID. (U. P.>—The "T" wing of Fort Howard Hospital, built In 1816, Is being restored as nearly as possible to a semblance of Its original stato 'for a storehouse of antiques connected with personalities prominent In tho 300-year history of the white man's occupation of this region. Fort Howard once was the center of military, social and civic affairs for a wide, area here. Maricopa Visitor Flies Tiny Plane 'Across Continent to fhc Caltfarnlan) •JV/TARICOPA, Sept, 15. — John * TA Hicks of Newark, N. J., is visiting at the home of his cousin, Mrs. Arthur C. Ross, and Mr. Ross, after having piloted the smallest plane believed ever to have flown across the United States. The ship is t powercd by only a 26- horsepowcr motor. Mr. Hicks passed a week in Los Angeles before coming to Maricopa, and while attending the national air races was complimented by Amelia Earhart on his feat in flying the tiny ship across country. Recent Bride Is Honored at Taft TAFT, Sept. 15.—Mrs. B. H. Foster was hostess to a group of friends when she entertained in honor of her daughter, Lorraine, who recently became Mm. Frank L. Pen- nlngton. F611o\vlng the opening of many lovely gifts by tho bride, refreshments were served on tho lawn of the Foster home. Those present to wish the bride happiness were Mesdames Oran Nawton, M. Nichols, J. Etzwlllor, A.. Freeman, W. M. Rlnker, II. String, V. Aaron, L. Mattoon, M. RIley, B. Harper, Johnson and Mlsa Irene Rlnltcr. Friends who were unable to attend but who sent gifts were Mr. hftd.Mrt. W. Wafburton, Jar! Johnson, Agnes Freeman, Mrs. L. Murtlen, • Mrs. Glenn Miller and H. Hake. 4 . » 86, STILL AT FORCE SIMCOE, N. D., Sept. 35. (U. P.) Iver O. Solid, 86, and 77 5-6ars on the job, claims to bo the oldest active blacksmith In the state—possibly In tho northwest. 4 « > LEG ON ELECTION BEt,OT. Kan., Sept. 16. (U. P.)— Pleased with his victory In the recent primary, John F. Tlce, a can didate for county clerk, purchased u. new artificial leg. Taft Miss Weds Pasadenan in Charming Home Service T AFT, Sept. 15,—The wedding ot Charlotte Duff and Herman A. Nledcrwerter was •solemnized at 6 o'clock Saturday evening at tho home of tho bride In Ford City. Tho Baptist service w«« read by Reverend Jesse L. Smith under a beautifully decorated archway. The bride, daughter of Thomas Duff, wore a white crepe sport suit with machlng accessories. A bouquet of orchids and lilies of tho valley completed the ensemble. Mrs. Herbert Dlffenbaugh was the bride's attendant and wore a pink sport dress with blnck accessories and a corsage of talisman roses. Robert E. Duff, brother of the bride, acted as best man. Relatives Attend The wedding march was played by Helen Hartley, niece of the groom. With her brother, Mlllhrd. she sang "When T Grow Too Old to Dream." Mrs. Dlffcnbaugh rendered "I Love You Truly" on the piano. The bride Is well known In Taft, having attended the local schools, graduating later from John Mulr Tech at Pasadena. Mr. Nledenver- fer, son of Mrs. Frieda Xledorwerfcr, Is in the ornamental Iron business in Pasadena. A buffet wedding supper was served to tho Immediate family and Intimate friends of the young couple, who were the recipients ot many gifts. Tho newlyweds will spend a month's honeymoon touring Wadh- ington, Oregon and Canada, after which they will return to Pasadena where they will live at 1734 Olive. Drive. FELLOWS FELLOWS, Sept. 15.—Week end visitors at the home of Mrs. C. t-. Lindsay were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cessna and family of Laton. Miss Elsie Cooper Is 111 at her homo In Fellows. E. I. Falrey. his daughter-in-law and her two children. Mamlo Cora i and Ted, are. veiling at the homo of Mr. and Mrs, Walter Falrey. Mr. Falrey Is from Fort Sumner. New Mexico, nnd his daughter-in-law and two children are from Azusa. O. E. Sears and his son Ciaylon left to go hunting in Modoc county Sunday. Recent visitors In Fellows were Mr. and Mrs. Ervln Post and daughter of Ventura. Mr. Post used to work for the Associated Oil Company In the office. » . «. ... RECORD TOR PUNCTUALITY LONDON, Sept. 15. (V. P.)-~Th« London Midland & Scottish Railway hns Just set an enviable record for punctuality. A return Issued ut Euston showed that out of a total of 274,098 express and local passenger trains run within a recent four- week period 2C2.988, or 87 per cent, arrived at their destinations on time. MARICOPA MARICOPA, Sept. IB. — Alonzo Slgler, a student In Santa Barbara State Teafihers 1 College, visited his parents here over tho week end. Miss Audrey Unrkleroad left Thursday for Santa Barbara, where she expects to attend the state teachers college. Mr, and Mrs. Joo McMillan mo- torcd to Whlttler with their dau K h- ter Pamela, who remained ut the borne of her grandparents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Ed McMillan, for a few weeks. The parents returned to their homo on Monday. Miss Helen Mae Hlxon hns en rolled In Sunta Barbara State Teach ers College. I PLANK KOAI) UNCOVKKKD OSHKOSH, Wls, Sept. 16. tU. IV Past eras hi the progress of trano portatlon were recalled vividly here when excavation of a sewage project uncovered remnants of dirt road, a log and plank highway, sand am wood blocks, nnd street car tracks Motorized traffic hns replnoeii vlr tually all of tho vehicles which fro quented tho excaviitetl highways. DEFICII OF Forestry Service Uses New Cameras for Fire Patrols Surplus of Women Creating Problem in Capital as Figures Show (Untied Prnt Lented Wire) MEXICO CITY, Sept. 16. —The problem of tlio surplus of women has arisen here. Statistics Issued by tho centnil department, which, governs the Federal district, show that there are 1VD women for every 100 men here. The figures are: Women. C70,:04; men, 559, 382; total, 1,229.67(1. The Old World Is noted for the fact that In most of Its countries there arc more women than men. In Iho N'ew Word, however, the tendency hits boon to have a deflelt of women. The federal district, however, runs ngralnst this trend. One rcnson for there being more women than men may be the fitet that so many men were killed during the revolution — n movement which sinned In 1910. and which ended Its military phuse in 1929. Another interesting fnet In con- neetlon with the federal district Is thnt Its growth probably bn.i been more rapid than that of any other world capital except Moscow. In a little more than ,'!0 years the city's population has more than doubled— as In 1900 there wore only 641,516 Inhabitants here. Some students of demography consider that Mexico City Is too big In proportion to tho total population of Mexico, whlrh Is only l(j,000,000, Mi-xlco being one of the countries of tho world which Is notoriously under-populated. These students sny that Mexico's growth hmi made it un enormous village, lacking many of the things that go to make up a'real metropolis. Afniiy of the houses nre flimsy. Sowago systems laid down several years ago already are use- loss In many «i>etlons and are being replaced. (United rrc*» Leated J^ED BLUFP, Sept. 15,—Scicnce once more has come to the aid of forestry officials of the national park service—this lime in the use of infra-red panoramic photo* graphs of forest areas in the Lassen Volcanic National Park. The new photographs, according to officials, hare become particularly useful in the early detection of forest fires. Regarding the new process, an official report said: "These photographs sharpen nil outlines, clearly define the furthercst horizon, regardless of any ordinary haze present when the picture is taken, and provide a panoramic picture by use of which, checking with the nmp, the fire lookout man may quickly determine the location of suspicious smoke, and facilitate firo suppression measures." MORMON GflDK FOR 31 YEARS SALT LAKE CITY. Sept. I.*,, (f. P.)—John B. Fehr. \vlni fur .'14 years has been dropping |>lnn on the rostrum to demonstrate the fumed acoustics of the Mormon tabernm'Io. h:in celebrated his seventy-eighth birthday. A pin dropped can bo heard throughout tho vast domed hall whlrli HentH ~>000 persons. Conduct Funeral for Wreck Victim SHAFTRR, Sept. IK.— Funeral service* ware held hero yosterda;\ for William Buford Fulfer, 24, killed last week when his car crashed Into n truck on tho Golden State high way. Largo bouquets of flowers decorated the Henry Jaiuen Funera Home In which the services were conducted before thn boily WHS Interred In the Shatter cemetery. Tho Reverend P. L: Albany of Waseo officiated and delivered the sermon. The accident victim leaves his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Fulfer of Shatter, residents here eight years, his sisters, Mrs. Jack Jiutzlnff of Old River and Lam-eon and .Hetty Jean Fulfer of Shafter. and a brother. John Fulfer of Kixkersfii'ld. Mrs. O. P. Humphrey, Is. Rogers, Mr. and Mrs. J. David Taylor, Mrs. John 121 ry and Joo Ruseol! presented a inimical program during; the services. Curl and Cecil Steele, Oevnld Bosserdet nnd Hnrley Ayers of Shatter, Ben Estes of Waseo and Kdward Benson of Olldalo acted as pull bearers. Revolutionary Process Uses Puddle as Basis of Road Construction, Say (United Pros Leaicd TPtfe) FREDERICKSBL'RG, Va., Aug. 15.—A revolutionary "puddle process" of road building is being tested here. The new process was discovered by accident. While building an airport landing field, part of the field become soaked In a rain and would not dry quickly. It was plowed, smoothed over, and left as hopeless. Two weeks later it was discovered that this part of the field was firmest and smoothest. A month later the section was like a concrete land- Ing surface. Road-building experts, delighted with the result, are building a 4-mlle road In the Frederlcksburg Battlefield Park by the new process. They will uso the road as an experiment station to determine how well It "holds up" under frost and truck traffic. The usual method of laying a road Is to put down a heavy bed of gravel, then coaling It with a top dressing of oil, tar and asphalt. L'nder the "puddle process," a thin gravel base Is laid down. On top of this Is spread a mixture of gravel, sand, asphalt, oil and water. Then tli<5 whole mass Is plowed until it Is a sort of thick black mud. Finally. It Is rolled under a 15-ton roller and left to dry. Gradually the mixture hardens until It looks like black concrete. Engineers building the new road believe that It will be Impossible for wator to soak through the foot-thick "puddled" mixture, and that there will be no damage from freezing. MOTEL SAVOY Moit convenient Downtown HoUJ CORNER SIXTH A. 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