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.*£J))T-0 RIALS' I This swtlon conUlhs editorials, ; latost local news, woeld sports, a .thrilling serial and news of general interest. WANT ADS Classified Advertising columns of The Bakersfield CaHfbrnlan close promptly ..at'* H 'o'clock every morning. Phone 31. LOC^L SECTION BAKERSPIfiLD, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1986 PAGES 13 TO 24 LEG BANDIT SUSPECT, COMPANION JAILED Exchange Members Study Winding Stretch of 1^.4 Miles Road REPORT DEATH TRAP Loss of Traffic as Well as Lives Reported to Highway Leaders TMMBDIATB budgeting of funds *•-' for the straightening of 18.4 miles of tortuous, narrow, highway between Telmchapl and Bakersfield is asked by the Tehachapl Exchange Club in a resolution to the State Highway Commission. Accompanying the resolution is a detailed report showing that the highway is potentially one of the.most Important entrances into central California, but that because of this slport unimproved sector motorists are making wide detours and there is a traffic count of only 381 cars a Four Rushed to Hospital After Truck, two Automobiles Tangle day. Many Accidents In seven and a half years, the Ex- crtango Club points out, there have been 63 accidents on the Tehachapl- Bakersfleld highway, resulting In 14 deaths and 63 persons Injured. Last year alone there were 16 accidents, 12. injuries and 5 deaths, and to May 20. this year 6 accidents, 7 injuries and 3 deaths. Representing, a great amount of research by members of the Tehachapi Exchange, the report to the highway commission lists the grade, curve radius and curve central angles for the entire stretch of road, declaring that Ih'eTradlus of curvature is exceptionally short on most of the curves, some being as short us 70 feet. • • Extension Urged ' The report terms a "death trap" the section asked to be. repaired, ex tending from Tehachapi to Bear Mountain ranch. A-broad highway runs from Bakersfield to the ranch and the Exchange Club asks that this be extended to Tehachapl, not only lessening the'. .accident hazard but Insuring to the entire region its rightful commercial development. California, • tho report. 'seta forth, is served by'two great highway systems, the coast route entered from Tia Juana, Yuma and Blythe and the Inland route entered from Needles and Las Vegas through Bars tow, passing north through Bak- .'crsfleld. In addition, the excellent Owens valley highway is tributary to Mojiivo from Bishop and Reno. Avoid Route , Because of the present dangerous condition, of the Bakersfleld-Tehach< •(Continued on Page Twenty-three) . . • • •»» Clem T. Martinez Is Taken by Death Clem Tony Martinez, 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Martinez, C20 Alpine street, died at his home early today. Ho leaves, In addition to his parents, three sisters, Mrs. Lucy Alderete, Mrs. Clara Martinez and Miss Mary Martinez, two brothers, Charlie and Louie Martinez, all residing in Bakersfleld, and many other relatives. Funeral services will bo conducted Friday morning at 0 o'clock at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, with tho Reverend Father Stuhlman of delating, and Interment will be in Bakersfleld Memorial Park. Hopson Mortuary. Is in charge of arrange ments. Union Cemetery Is a NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, which means that all income goss into the Cemetery treasury. It Is conducted for the benefit of the public and not for individual profit. 40% of the sales of this Cemetery goes into the Per* petual Care Fund to Insure perpetual Cure Office at the Cemetery , .'telephone 2287 POUR persons were Injured, > none seriously, In • ipectacu- Isr collision Involving three vehicle* near Greenfield on Golden State highway last night. A passenger automobile driven by Paul Garcia Orona, 24, of 410 North Glfford street, Los Angeles, was Involved In a collision with a truck operated by Robert J. Chambers, 3500 L street, Bak- ersfleld, and before highway patrol officials could clear the highway a third car operated by J. H, Wilson, Box 22, Waico, crashed Into the truck. Mrs. Roxle Wilson, 30, wife of J. H. Wilton, was released from Meroy Hospital this morning after remaining over night for treatment of bruises and minor lacerations. ; . , Orona, Joe Lomely, 16, of 900 Thirteenth street, Bakersfleld, and Rudolph Ozeda, 21, 610 Dolores street, were given emergency treatment at Meroy Hospital. Store to Provide Colorful Costumes; Revue Is Slated T/"NOWING that Bakersfield can•*^-not relive the early California 3oom days without proper costumes, arrangements -were perfected this morning for the opening of a costume store at 2006 Chester avenue Monday morning, September 21. pn Sunday evening, September 20, the eve of the store's opening, an authentic costume show will bo given at Pox theater, and "costume week" will open September 28, according to Mrs. Randall Sylvester and Mrs. J. Bruce Payne, chairman and assistant chairman of the costume committee. Free Show Tickets On Monday evening:, the first night after the revue and the store's open- Ing, Frank Hollar, Fox theater manager, will admit the first 60 costumed persons free to appear in competition on the stage. Climaxing events of "costume ;weeh" will be a mammoth street parade, Saturday, October 8, at 7:30 jo'clock, winding: up with-four acts : of old-time vaudeville, the awarding of $100 in prizes. V. Whitehead, actor and representative of Western Costume Company, will abt as master of ceremonies at the fashion revue Sunday night and Tuberculosis Association Will Be Host to 100 Leaders of Entire State Albert Inloes, Defendant in Action, Tells Jury Child Complained DENIES ANY THREAT Witness Is One of Four Accused by State on Felony Charges A : will personally supervise tho make-up of the participants. The latter will include prize-winners of last year and many other prominent local men and women. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hare, Mr. and Mrs. William Snare and Mrs. Llston Powell, recipients of awards last season, are among the scores who will appear on the stage. Movlo Costumes Wearing frontier clothing used in outstanding motion picture successes, the participants will bo introduced in connection with the movies Illustrated. Among the pictures Included are "Tho Last of the Mohicans," "San Francisco," "Rose of the Rancho" and "Ramona." Mr. Whitehead also will personally supervise the costume store where garments may be had for scouts, Mexican and Spanish Honors and se- norltas, flora'lora girls, dandles, gamblers, miners, cowboys and tramps, as well as the ordinary neer costume. There also will be accssorles, Including combs, fans, canes, bags, sunbonnets, poke bon nets, pancake bonnets and mantillas. More than 300 outfits will be brought up from the southland. Alterations will bo available at the store, as will advlco on makeup. DUramles of Warner Baxter, Fredrio March, Irene Dunne and Joan Crawford, wearing pioneer costumes, may be added as a novelty. Although no threat of penalizing has been overtly made, judging from last season, one might well be apprehensive, if he or sho appear on the street without Frontier Days costume after September 28, local club and society leaders report. » *** J. Wattenbarger Claimed by Death John Grant Wattenbarger, 68, of Buttonwillow, a Kern county real dent for the past 16 years, died at a local hospital last night. He was a native of Tennessee. Mr. Wattenbarger is survived by a widow, Mrs. Hattle Wattenbarger, residing at Buttonwillow; two daugh tors, Mrs. Julia Dobbs, of Bakers- fleld, and Mrs. Lena Tltley of Taft; a slater, Mrs. Sarah Dodson of Ath ens, Tenn., and eight grandchildren, Edna. Edwin, Arcliel, Frank, Rosena and Richard Dobbs, of Taft, and Margaret and James Tltley of Taft, a* well as by many nephews and nieces here and in Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted at Hopson mortuary Friday morning at 11 o'clock, with the Reverend W. E. Smith, former Baptist minister at Buttonwillow, officiating, and inter ment will be in Union cemetery»» > FARM CENTER MEET Toung Thomburgh, director of th* Weed Patch Farm Center, an nounce* a meeting of members for Friday evening, September 18, in the Vlneland school house. K. Longfellow will show motion tures taken during bin recent trip to Mexico City. Center officer* *r« to be elected at the meotlhff accord Ing to an announcement. Members of tho Kern County Tuberculosis Association will meet this evening at the Emerson school I to complete plans for welcoming 100 state secretaries and workers at a conference planned for Friday and Saturday at El Tejon hotel.- Miss Irene E. Carlson, secretary of the state association was expected to arrive here this afternoon to assist In the local preparation. Dr. A. E. Schaper, president of the. Kern association will conduct this evening's session. On Friday afternoon from 1, to'6 o'clock in the. Spanish'-ballroom of Bl Tejon hotel, a. demonstration- of Christmas seal, solo procedure and methods will be 'conducted In a series of booths. Charles Newcomb. representative of the national Tuberculosis Association, will be the guest speaker at a dinner arranged for Friday evening at tho hotel. Dr. M. A. Olfford, who Is assisting with local details of the conference, announced that Kern county residents are invited to the dinner meeting. The Christmas LBERT M. 1NLOKS was on the stand today during his trial, along with his wife and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh E. Carlln on charges of extortion and conspiracy to commit extortion. Tho state charges this quartet of defendants with having extorted 11001 from J. N. Mllham, a rancher, for asserted immoral relations with their young daughters. Tho trial Is now proceeding before Superior Judge R. B. Lambert and a Jury. Inloes admitted having secured tho money from Mllham but denied having done, so under throat of exposing tho affair to the district attorney's office. On the stand under direct examination from his attorney, W. C. Dor- j Shell to Enlarge Six Pump Plants on Line to North (Vnittt Prem Ltattil VPirt) S AN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17.— As part of It* $5,000,000 oil- transport facility construction In the San Joaquln valley, center- Ing near Bakersfield, the Shell Oil Company today announced six pumping stations would be enlarged to boost oil to Martinez. They are located at Callola, Cheney, Merval, Stlmba, Corral and Meganos. Enlargement of the stations will enable the company to carry a capacity load of 40,000 barrels of "black gold" per day through the pipe line tapping the Bakersfield oil dome. The program calls for construction of new pumping stations at Bakersfleld, Waseo, Midway and Kettleman, as well as enlargement of existing stations; an absorption plant near Bakersfield and a "tank farm" also near Bakersfield. Move for Straightening Tehachapi-Bakersfield Road Launched ft —ROAD PROJKCT < - —— _ . , * -4 ; ; ^ _ ^ . __ plfl LIO BAN01T _ t™ ' ' i ,. c [ I ) ••'.-.-' ASSERTED TEHACHAPI ROAD ROBBERS TAKEN BY GALLUP OFFICIALS Fox Theater Lobby Scene of Impressive Display of Fine Trophies DIVISIONS ASSIGNED Prix.es Are Offered for 215 Classifications in October 3 Parade LIEUTENANT rls, Inloes said he was a postal clerk | Veteran of Department Will Have Charge of Police Inspector Division pONSTITUTlNO ono of the most ^-* magnificent arrays of trophies over offered for a western parado, i prizes for winners In the 20 divisions of Hakorsflda Frontier Days parnde wore placed on display last night In (he BpaclouH lobby of the Fox thentor. Gold and nilvor and bronze — cups, plaques, chalices and un Innumerable variety of other trophies are Impressively arningnd In a giant pyramid, flanked on either sldo by beautiful hand-worked Buddies which also uro offered as prizes In Bakersfield's third annual Frontier Duys celebration. Forty Trophies Forty prizes In all. a few of thorn by occupation. "Carllns" Strangers" As to the Carlln couple, codefendants in the action, InlooH said he could not say that ho "knew thorn," that he had never been In the Carlln homo. Their little girl played with his llttlo girl, ho explained. On May 17, of this year, his daughter and the Carlln girl, he testified, had complained ' of Mllhnm's attentions- to thenv In *% born and his recountal, asserted!}-, of certain biological facts of life. Inloes said his daughter told- him Mllharn had told the children not to toll about tho episode or olso they (the children) and ho (Milhiim) would be sent 1.0 tho reform school and penitentiary. After learning of tho assorted episode, Inloes conferred « Ith tho Car- Hns. "I said 1 was going to see an attorney about It," Inloew onld on the stand. listed for winners thn rodeos of seal sale Is the chief revenues of local and state tuberculosis association, tho money being spent to combat tuberculosis through education and preventative channels. City Personals Bits of News George, Aubln, president of the Jefferson Park Tennis Club, today announced that a business meeting of the organization would be held at Jefferson Park at 7:30 o'clock this evening. Mrs. R. E. Qreen, who has been ill at Kgru General Hospital, Is now convalescing at her home at 2901 San Emldlo street. Knowledge of German is a useful adjunct to secretaries of city managers, Miss Zadle Saeckor found yesterday when she received a letter In German from Fnivileln lllldegard Arnold, Stelnach, Switzerland, Frau- leln Arnold was asking for Information about her father, Karl Arnold, 621 Brundago Lane, local painter, from whom—iihis had not heard in three years. Mr. Arnold told City Manager Fred NIghbert last night that ho will wrlto his daughter. Probe Report Man Was Given Poison (Aeioctatcd Prett Lea net Wire) BUCHAREST, Rumania, Sept. 17. Intimates of Nicholas Tltulescu, the ousted Rumanian foreign mln later, said today his serious illness '"seems like a case of poisoning." King Carol telephoned to Saint Morltz, Switzerland, where the 63- year-old statesman received a blood transfusion today. Dr. Burghard Preltner was called to Saint Morltz from Innsbruck Austria, to treat him. The exact nature of Titulesoue's Illness was not known here, but it was said his temperature was high and that hU urine showed traces of poioon- Late last month be was ill of malarial France.' fevw at Cap Martin, HELD ON BAIL LOB ANOBLES. filept. 17. (A. P.)— Leslie Wlllybank. 38, and Jay Gould, 32, charged with attempted extortion on a complaint filed by Michael Tireadncr, were held on bail of'14000 each today. Ureadner is o member of a prominent family In Says Wife 111 Inloes proceeded to the Mllham home, he recounted, and Interviewed Mllham. The defendant quoted Mll- ham as having said that Mrs. Milham was 111 and ho did not want her to hear about the affair. Thereafter a e'Mr. Watson" came (o the Inloes homo and Bald ho represented Mr. Mtlham and had his power of attorney. Inloes said Mr. Watson made an offer to settle the affair for 1100 but that Mrs. Inloes said "If he settled out of court he'd have to pav $1000." Ultimately- the details of thin agreement were put in writing and tho odd document was signed. After signing tho paper Inloes wild the •Mr. Watson" paid him $1000. As to Mr. Cnrlln's pnrt In the affair, Tnlocs quoted (,'arlln an saying "as far as they wero concerned they were willing to drop it for. the Mllhaius had been no good to them." Carlln received two half dollars for bis portion of tho transaction, Inloes declared. Inloes Questioned Under cross examination Tom Scott, district attorney asked Inloes what the settlement wan for. It was for damage lu his daughter—to her peace of mind In that Mllhum, he declared, had Riven, her Information she should not havn had at her age. Pressed further by tho district at- (Ponllnueit on I'age Tteenty-thrre) Appointment of 11. V. Gray son as police lieutenant In charge of the Inspectors' division of Bttkernfl«Ul police department, effective Immediately, WHS announced today by Chief of Police Bob Powers. Lieutenant Grayson qualified for appointment In competitive civil .service examinations conducted Tuesday afternoon. The office Is a new one, created recently by vote of tho City Council at request of the police chief. Lieutenant Gniyson brings to Itis new position a wide experience in law enforcement work, lie has a record of 10 yearn Horvleo with the local police department, first as a motorcycle officer and for tho past two years as nit Inspector. Previously ho served for throo years as u motorcycle officer In Tuscaloosa, Ala. For approximately a year, he acted n« a deputy sheriff there and was also connected with the Alabama state law enforcement division, having charge of licenses anil liquor control In five counties. Lieutenant Grayson wont Into law enforcement work Immediately after leaving tho University of Alabama, where he was enrolled In law whool and where he gained renown u* a star member of the Crimson Tide football eleven. "4 « » Costa Ricans Say Business Is Good (Aniortatr.il Vrr.in Leaned Wire) LOS ANGKL13S, Sept. 17.—Two distinguished <.'imlu Rlcann, bringing tidings of good btiMlnoHS conditions In their country; were visitors hero today. Tho pair, Dr. Hafael Calderon, vice-president of Costu Mica, and Ki'Upii J. Alvarado, a former vlco- president, came here for tho benefit of the laltrr'n health. MAY SUIISID1ZR LINK WASHINGTON, Sopt. 17. (A. P.)— Commerce department, orttulals disclosed today th«y will submit to thn new maritime commission a proposal for a government-subsidized TraiiH- atlantlc dirigible service. Tho commission, which will administer tho ship subsidy law passed by the last Congress, Is expected to bo appointed by President Roosevelt within a few days. WPA Layoff Anticipated as Result of Labor Shortage A NTICIPATINO an agricultural **• labor shortage within two or throe weeks, 15. W. Cummlngs, of Fresno, district WPA director, has notified all able-bodied worker* that they may expect to bo separated from WPA projects, he announced today. At tha same time he said ha has been advised by the Han Kran- Cisco office that wages being paid and offered by, grower* are the highest In California's history and that there i* an acute shortage of farm labor In several .California agricultural area*. "Our policy in District 4 has b*en very satisfactory to the grower* a* a whole," h« aatd, "In that we have been more than willing and ready to separate qualified workera whenever U was proved that tbere was a genuine demand for thorn In the field. In addition to experienced agricultural workers, we next separate able-bodied workers who are physically capable of doing crop harvest work. "At thla time there in no aculo shortage of labor In the counties of Maderu, Fresno, Kings, Till arc nnd Kern, but because of tho fact that grapes are not yet completely harvested, along with raisins, and that cotton picking U now fairly well under way, I anticipate a shortage of labor within two or three week*. "We are at thla tlmo separating in un orderly manner all worker* from WPA roll* throughout District 4 as fuKt as the demand U proved to u*. This separation will Include all those who it IN thought are physically fit, and where w« are satisfied that the wage rate* offered are such that they «can earn what 1» equivalent to th« WPA security monthly wage. With tha rate* now b«lng of. fered, we are certain that almost any ordinary laborer can earn hi* security wa*« In agricultural fields." fn hla letter to WPA project work era Mr. Cummin** mid that when tho demand for agricultural labor l« past, all worker* who *ro again in need of employment .will b* October 3 and 4, form tho exquisite exhibit which veteran rodeo fans do- claro Includes n finer assortment of prizes than over has boon soon at Salinas, PenJloton or any of tho other famouH roundup centers. With completion of the award ' list, Ixmnlo David, parnilo committee chairman. today nil- iiounred the 2fi ctaMilflcatlmift for which prizes will bo given nn Iho first of the two Frontier l>ays, October 3. In several divisions, first ami second prizes will bo awarded; In others only a first prize. Awards range In value from $10 to $160. In the following llsl, It Is Indicated where moro than a first prize Is offered: Host silver-mounted outfit, single, two prizes, open to nil. Host silver-mounted group, two prizes, open to all. Best allvtT mounted pair, open to all. Bent silver mounted outfit, single, two prizes, for Kern riders only. Best group of horsoH anil riders, not stiver-mounted, open to nil. Best flat nudillo group, open to all. Host stage coach, four horses or more, two trophies, open to all. Bust community entry, two trophies, Ilmllod to Kern county. Three Mont 1'riion Best western float, threo awards, open to nil. Best team of 10 horses or more, open to all, Best C and 10-horsc team, open to all. Boat 4 to G-horsn team, open to all. Best matched team, two awards, open to all. Best looking otock horso, regardless of equipment, open to all. Best pack outfit, two or moro animals, two prizes, open to all . Best sldo saddle nml rider, open to nil. Bost typical cowboy and outfit, Ilmllod to Kern riders. Best typical cowgirl and outfit, limited to Kern girls. Best Kern county cowboy under Id yeprs and outfit. Beat Kern county cowgirl under 10 years, nnd outfit. Best comic entry, open to all. Best Spanish group, open lo all. Best surrey mid team, open to all. Best single horse and buggy, open to all. Best performing silver mounted parade borne, with acrobatics taken Into consideration In the judging. Several trophies for honorable mention entries. Almost all of the gold, silver and bronco trophies have its their principal themi,', a rearing plunging norm; with a yelling cowpunchor fanning It with hl« sombrero, Educator Passes at Sierra Madre /CAPTURE of Tom Anderson. 45, declared lo have been the "peg leg" ^ bandit who engineered n daring highway robbery near Monolith on the Tchnchapl road the morning of September 5. auU his asserted companion in the holdup, O. W. Roberts. Sit. at Gallup, New Mexico, was announced by Sheriff Ed Champness today. Tho two men were picked up by New Mexico authorities on n charge of hijacking, he said. Identification of Anderson na tho man who played the most important role In the Monolith robbery, an<i<> of Roberts as his accomplice, was effected through fingerprint records, according to the Kern sheriff. Men Renten Tho holdup was staged at H:no '•• o'clock tho morning of tho fifth, tho bandits Mopping n cnr occupied by Mr. nnd Mm. Francisco I.opoz of Tehacha.pl nnd two companions by means of ropes strung across the highway. Tho robbers obtained 15 fronv the two men In tho cnr. assorted!}' beating them brutally. A second cnr carrying throe Bals ornfleld residents, Kldon. Beatrice and Elvira Schmidt, drovo up while tho holdup was In progress but escaped In a f usllado of bullets flrod by tho ' highwaymen. Cnr Damaged T./opez told Investigators that iho j "peg leg" bandit ami his alilo drovo ! away toward Mojnve, after first damaging tho Lopoa machine to such nn extent tho holdup victims were obliged to walk to Monolith for as- slfltuuoo. * After heading toward Mojnve, how- over, tho two bandits doubled buck to tho San Joaquln valley an,l campetl tho following day on tho outskirts of Bakorsfloli!. ncconllng to sheriff's offico Investigators. It was hero thnt officers found n tin can henrlng tell-tnlo fingerprint*, a col f«>o can that tho "peg leg" ap pnrently had used to put oil In his cnr. . •Igned to WPA project* M faat an available fund* will permit. IX>8 ANGELES, Sept. 17.— Dr. William 8. Bovard. 72, one of six Bovard brother* who founded the University of Southern California, died la«t night at his Sierra Madre home. Doctor Bovard, until retirement in 1936, was general secretary of thn board of education of the Methodist Episcopal Church. At lit* death, he was promotional secretary of the church. As general secretary for 13 years, he wan In charge of 157 Methodist Institutions school*. and 35.UOO Sunday ISarller ha served as president of Moore Hill College In Indiana and M vlce-pre*ident of the University of Chattanooga, Tenn. lie was graduated from U. B. C. In 1888 Tiie educator had been In 111 health several years. I'nabln to photograph tho flugor prints by ordinary methods. William Sunn*, superlntoiuk'nt of tho city nnd county bureau of Identification, looli tho can to tho Pasadena police laboratory, whore ho obtained tho fin gorprlntB with tho iiM of I'luoroseont powder and ultra vlolwl light, t'tirre- latlon of tho prints thus obtained with thOHO provided by Now Mexico authorities was effected by Mlsn Alice Mundnvlllo of tho local Identification bureau. Kern county sheriff's offlcn hni placed a "hold" on tho two mon and will take them Into custody If they uro relounod by Now Mexico authorities. It IH believed probable, however, that tho men will bo brought to trial flrnt on the hijack- Ing charges. Leaders I'nLje Voters to Fnvor Proposition I on November Ballot Wllllnm !•;. Colby, chairman of tho .State Park Commission, today cttllotl upon Ibo electors <•!' Kern county to volti "yes" on proposition -t on tho November ballot If they hope to be successful In efforts to acquire portions of Rerl Hock canyon, the famous .toMhun live areas of the desert and historic Kort Tejon ac Plato monuments protected by law. Parks Important Mr. Colby stressed the Importance of Kern's iramo refuge n£ar Buttonwillow . nml other sin to-projected nreiis of ilie valley na examples of why voters fhoultl support tho measure, drawn to develop tho park sys- K'm ami protect the batches. "All who supported the initial bonil Issue to create tho park system, thosr. who contributed f\md.« or property to match tin- Issue, and , all others who realize the tremerid- i oils value to the .state of our beaches i and parks should vote "yes" on Proposition I on the November bal- ID! nnd advise their friends to do likewise," Mr. Colby said. San Jo:u|iiln volley membership of Mr. Colby's committee working for adoption of the Initiative measure to stop ttilolniul oil drilling Include*: Hartley ItUKsell. grand president of 1 tho Nu'ho Sons of tho Golden West; Roger Bocquoriiv:. vlco-jirvsklent of the Haul; of .Vinorira: Mrs. W. I) .Inmi'H or Hiinfonl, prpfrlilent of the ; Callfornlii Kettei-ntloii of Women's Clubs; Chnrli-s A. Whlimoits of Vi- sulla; Alfwt Harrell and Mm. Oeor- • gla Sander* of Bakursfield: Albert i L. Chndu-lck and J. Uoyce -Smith i of Need of Students in College Theme Tho Heverend Anthony H, Donat took hi* Rotary Club audlonco back lo college today aH bo coimlileroii In an Inspirational itriclrpHti tho qu*x- tlons which should bo answered by a student coiiKldorlng a college career. Ills talk wo« based on questions brought to him by parents and students. The student mum remember, ho anld. thnt ho Is Btlll a part of tho family although it way from homo. I In must choono an Inntltutlon ho citn respect If he In to do hlH IK*! work; ho must decide by bin own thlnklni; what ho really wants to do, and then must do It with enthusiasm, for college study IIIK IB tho hardest work ho has probably boon called upon to do. Finally, wild tho Hnverond Donat, ho mtmt remember that un ethical bails for education la oHKentlal. There IH n, strong trend back to religion, which provides a guiding purpose, ho nakt. Lestor B. Jeffries, n«w president. presided at his first meeting. James K. Thrasher was program chairman. •» « * - j Resident of City i 25 Years Passes! James Krtwurd Reese, 6!>. a natlvo ; of Wh!t« 1'lalns, Ala., nnd n renldenl j of Bakersfleld for the past 25 years, ! died at a local hospital thin morning. ' He was nn employe of Pol Roy Oil '. Company of tho Kern River oil field and a member of the Woodmen of ' tho World. Surviving him arc a \ widow, Mrs. Klsle Reese of Houte 1, Box SOB, Bnkertfli-ld; a son. W. T. Ree.se, Bukerafield, and a daughter. Mrs. Ivurettu Abbott of San Diego. Funeral services for Mr. Re«so will be conducted by the Revor«nd Mr. Barrett at I'llcUlnger-Dlgter chupel Saturday afternoon at ! o'clock. Interment will be In Union cemetery. To I'rotecl Itrnrhe* Friends of the measure say It will halt tl'lelaml surface ilrllllng forever. It also authorize* the tapping of tho suite's rich mibmergeU coastal oil pools by Nlanl-ilrtlllng from th>» uplands far buck of the beache?. Royalties on oil or ya.s so extracted will KO to the stnte. Om-hdlf of such rovtrnuo will be ileviuetl. in oqunl shares, to the puivhasr and upkeep of public beaches nnd parks, Kumis for ihls pui'pose uro now virtually exhausted. Mr. Colby mild. Pair WiiTlBe Wed on Liner^Saturday HOLLV\VCX>L). Sept. 17. -Dick Powell nml .loan Ulomlell decKleU today they will bo nmrrloj Saturduy abonixl the (.irace liner Santu Paula thnt will curry them on their honeymoon to Now York. Tho ceremony will bo performed altoanl tho (trace liner S«ntu Paula by Iho Reverend J. A. Tweedl«, Pre.«- bytorlnn minister, with Regis Toomy nnd Ruth Pursley as attendants. Only n few friends will witness the ceremony. SAYS SOMETHING HAPPENED 1X58 ANOBLES, Sept. 17. (U. P.) Hli 73-year-old fiancee piled him with liquor,, bundled him Into an automobile and didn't let him vober up until the justice, of the peace married them In Reno, George W. Nolln. 88-year-old mining prospector, i charged today In an annulment suit.: It wain't until the next day that! ho realised he wua a bridegroom, j Nolln aMerted. He Bald ho promptly left hia wife. i SALE OF MONUMENTS Sept. 1 to Sept. 15 SOME AT LESS THAN WHOLESALE All Greatly Reduced MANY DESIGNS TO CHOOSE FROM ED. HELM Monument* EIGHTH AND UAKHR Pbou« 130

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