The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 5, 1944 · Page 11
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 11

Bakersfield, California
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Thursday, October 5, 1944
Page 11
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SHOWN PREPARING—Mrs. Betty Jo Price of the visual aids department of the Kern county superintendent of schools office is shown preparing films for shipping to county schools. Sewer District Reports Mark Delano Council Meet DELANO, Oct. 6.—Reports of an investigation of sewer districts and a proposed crossing from east to west Delano was given by Irwin Althouse, city engineer, at a recent meeting of the city council. Survey of the sewer districts revealed that elevation in the northern district might make the installation of a primp necessary. Seventh avenue is the most feasible point for a crossing over the railroad tracks with but a small amount of grading needed, Mr. Ait- hotiB* stated. He added that the cost would not be prohibitive and was instructed to arrange a meeting with the Southern Pacific engineer of Bakersfleld and the city council to discuss plans. The request of J. K. Hamilton, Bubdivider, for permission to lay temporary sidewalks from the Park Subdivision to the kindergarten, and from the subdivision to the Hattie Cole property, was granted. Upon motion of Chief of Police H. Lee Martin it was decided to advertise the city's motorcycle for sale. Edwin P. Jacobsen reported a recent conference with John H. Kob- ertson, representative of the Federal Housing Authority from the San Francisco office, attended by school, city and chamber of commerce officials. Mr. Robertson stated that he would make a strong recommendation for the erection of 25 new homes. In the absence of Mayor Jack Busch, William Perelli-Minettl presided, and Mrs. I^eonard Short acted as temporary clerk in the absence of City Clerk Scott Ladd. Reports of the fire and police departments and the treasurer were submitted. Films, Recordings Feature Education in Kern Schools Proof that school days are not what they used to be is most in evidence at the curriculum annex, a newly acquired building back of the county courthouse, which now forms part of the offices of the Kern county superintendent of schools. Leo B. Hart. The small frame building was acquired a few weeks ago, Mr. Hart said, in order to house visual aids materials such as motion picture films, projectors, recordings and transcriptions, bound articles and also the offices of the art and music supervisors. Necessity for expansion of the offices of the superintendent of schools into an annex can be understood, Mr. Hart said, when one knows that the present county appropriation for visual aids materials is three times what It was three, years ago. The visual aids library has increased proportionately. 339 Reels of Film The county school system now owns 33!) reels of educational motion picture film, has 68 reels on a three- year lease, and 262 reels on long term loan. In addition, there are numerous slides, film strips and transcriptions, making a total of $32,805 worth of materials available. All are Indexed according to grade level, subject use and topic, and are available to county schools. Several thousand bound articles from picture magazines are classified according to topic, and are available for loan to schools. Most county schools, Mr. Hart said, participate in a co-operative plan whereby each school contributes 80 cents per pupil for maintenance of and addition to the film library. Films have been loaned by the Office of War Information, the coordinator of Inter-American affairs, and 51 other commercial, governmental and philanthropic agencies. County schools that do not own their own motion picture projectors may borrow one of those circulated by the visual aids division of the county superintendent of schools office. There are five of these projectors available now, with six more expected in December, Mr. Hart said. Also available for county school teachers is a trailer on which the generator to run th? motion picture projectors may be n.ounted. This is used in schools without electricity. The visual aids division occupies j six rooms in the annex. There is i a darkroom which, when fully I equipped, will be 0111; of the finest in the county, Mr. Hart says. Facilities for inspecting films include power rewinds making it possible to rapidly inspect film. Mrs. E. O. Narramore is in charge of this work. There is also a repair room with the latest aids for repairing the motion picture films and equipment. Containers are available for shipping reels of film. These eliminate necessity of wrapping packages. The director of visual education at the county -superintendent of schools office is James McPherson. Officers Elected by Taft USO Club TAKT. Oct. 5.—An election of officers and a reading of yearly reports was the business occupyinrt the attention of the members of the senior hostess Ri-oup of T;ift l.'SO Club at a meet ins held recently in the patio of the Taft USO Club. Kleeted by unnninunis vole were Mrs. Charles C. Houtwell to the of- I fice of president; Mrs. W. P. Baker, vice-president, and Mrs. L. T. Peahl, secretary. William T. Smith, new assistant director of the club, was Introduced by Ores MacKinnon, director. Reports of the past year's work were read by committee chairmen. The constitution of the senior hostess committee was read by Mrs. Baker and adopted by the group. The meeting was presided over by .Mrs. W. lj. Hast. QUAILS— Pietro Caruso, former Rome police chief, is pictured as pale and trembling as he appeared In improvised courtroom before his execution for his part in Nazi- Fascist murder of Italian hostages. jtattergfielb CalttornUn Thursdoy, October 5, 1944 Germans Capture Polish General Bor LOXDO.V. Oct. 5. 'UP)—polish military headquarter* announced today that lieutenant KM. Tadeusz Konio- rowski, (•.•onimander-in-chief of tho Polish armed forces, was captured by the Germans at Warsaw, together with his entire staff. Kuniorowski, the "General Bor" who commanded the Polish home army, sent a series of messages to London iu which lie disclosed his intention of becoming a prisoner since he "preferred to suffer the same fate as his men In Warsaw" who were unable to get away. Polish military headquarters declined to disclose the contents of Komorowski's message at this time on the ground that they contained military information valuable to the eneniy. M. P. Desk Sergeant Assigned to Hotel TAFT, Oct. 5—To facilitate hand ling of fun rgr-ncirs involving mi'i t.iry personnel, a desk sergeant In charge of Gardner Field military police on duly in Taft was assigned tliN week to tho lobby of the. Fox hoti'l. Civilians and military per- sunnel alike may telephone the Fox hotel and have their calls transferred to the, M. P. desk sergeant on duty, according to Major Charles N. Cochran, provost marshal. The desk sergeant will contact M. P.s on duty in town whenever a situation called to his attention requires their help. M. P.s are on duty in Taft every week day night until the, lost bus leaves for Gardner Field, and all night Saturday and Sunday nights HUNT DEATH MOTIVE PASADENA, Oct. 5. <U.R>— Police today were hunting a motive in deaths of Dr. John P. Kuhl, Butler, N. J., physician, and his wife. Police said she was shot by her husband, who then turned the gun on himself. ASSUMES COMMAND ROME, Oct. 5. OP)—Brigadier-General Benjamin W. Chidlay, jet propulsion pioneer, has assumed command of the United States Twelfth Air Force Fighter command, Allied Mediterranean headquarters announced today. In Bakersfleld—1506 Eighteenth Street—Sill Building 40 Inches of Fur Drama Superbly designed with soft roll collar to thrill the feminine heart. . . . Warm, luxurious furs of genuine red fox, dyed opossum, musk rat.,. or Canadian squirrel. • Available on Budget Terms If It's From Tibbetts—It Has Style Appeal M CM AH AN S OCTOBER VALUE Odds and Ends SHAG Nationally Advertised Armstrong Quaker and Congoleum Gold Seal FELT-BASE RUGS Armstrong Quaker and Congoleum Gold Seal Rugs long recognized for their fine quality and long wear. Are now offered in 0x112 room size for only $8.95. RUGS Odds and ends in lovely washable shag rugs. Choice of colors and sizes now offered in exceptional savings. These attractive rugs can be used in many spots throughout your'home with effectiveness and will add cheerful note to the rooms in which they are used. Buy them now at one- fourth off the regular price. 9x12 RUG PADS $£95 Good quality !)x!2 32-ouuct' rug pads at a saving. These pads have a heavy waffle rug, are of medium heavy weight in a real worthwhile value, uow at $6.5),"). FURNITURE STORES 9x12 MARVIN RUGS Made by Bigelow-Sanford 9x12 Marvin rugs made by Bigelow-Sanford. These well-known Marvin rugs made by Bigelow-Sanford are attractive 9x12 room size fabric rugs in popular colors and patterns. They arc rugs of smart appearance at a very low cost. A real value now at only $19.95 9x12 si/e. hone 8-8541 Eighteenth and H Street BAKERSFICLD 1028 Baker Street—Phone 4-4981 CAST BAKERSFIELD 519-521 Center Street—Phone 96 TAFT jdio Pro-;Mms KPMC at 7:15 A. M. KPMC at 5:30 P. M. KIRN at 7:OO P. M. KIRN at 6:00 P.M. KERN at 12:45 P. M. KPMC at 12:OO Noon

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