The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 6, 1944 · Page 2
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 2

Bakersfield, California
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Friday, October 6, 1944
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Fridty, October 6, 1944 ItafcertffieR) Caltforntan Holland Faces Hunger, Fuel Shortage, Says Premier By PHIL ALLT TTnltetl Press Staff Correspondent HARRY COFFEE •-*_« LONDON, Oct. 6.—Prime Minister P. S. Gerbrandy Paid today that 7,000,000 Dutch men, women and children In German-occupied Holland face imminent exhnustiou of food, fuel and drinking water. Gerbrandy expressed fear that Holland fares "the greatest disaster in history" as a result of w;ir ravages and demolition and retaliatory measures undertaken by the Nazis. The Critical condition. ll0 rev<?;iled, reunite partially from the wtrlke oC Dutch rail workers which IKIH b<>rn t-allrd to hamper delivery oC s to the German army. With Calamity "Holland." said Gerbrand ced with a calamity greater than it ever has faced in history. The next few weeks will decide whether as a modern civilization we will be able to play our part in postwar Europe, It is a fluestion of to be or not to be." Gerbrandy and Foreign Minster E. X. van Kleffens said that Holland may he forced to ask postwar territorial compensation froin Ger- many in recompense for the devastation being 1 Inflicted on Dutch soil. They said they 'desired to place Holland's plight before the world although they realized there was little or nothing that could be done until the Germans were driven out. OrmoUtiim Planned Oerbrandy said the Dutch underground had evidence of German plans for demolition of the main Dutch sea walls. This would flood parts of Amsterdam and Rotterdam and place much of The Netherlands under IS to 20 feet of sea water. He said the Germans have MOO special demolition troops In Rotterdam, now busily destroying port facilities. Van Kleffens revealed most of the fin,ooO- residents of Arnhem have ncim forced to leave the city and that summary executions had been carried out both in Arnhem and nearby Osterbeek. lie said the Germans were doing everything: possible to break the rail strike, threatening ruthless reprisals on strikers nncl their families. shoes m every sense of PARIS ART SHOW PAHIS, Oct. (!. (/W—Artists who for racial or political reasons were forbidden by the Clermans to show their works during the last four years enjoyed the limelight today at the opening: of the famous autumn Salon of Art—the first big art event since the liberation of Paris, tfie word... they have lots more to iecommend them than just good looks. Their good leathers and excellent workmanship assure you oflong and satisfactory service... and they're designed to fit foe with the atroost of comfort. Several styks to choose 6om 730 mi 8.95 FRESNO AND BAKERSFIELD armrez ays REGAL any PALE BEER Derby Acres Couple Honored at Party LLOWS, Oct. 6.—A farewell party for Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Forsythe of Derby Acres who are now moving to Bakerafleld soon, was K'iven at the John Harmon home in Acres recently with Mrs. Joe assisting Mrs. Harmon as . Bridge and five hundred were played by guests who presented Mr. ami Mrs, Forsytho with a giCt for their new home. attending were Messrs, and Mcsdames B. SIviligart, J. A. Men- •/Ipii, Glenn Baker, Tom Steger, L. Graham, W. Engledow, Bob Cobh, S. Zuuhess and Mesdames George Scott, Stella Hickle, C. Blalock, A. Pearn, Gary Gould, Beatrice House, Ann Beidle and Mr. Fred HJllsier. Jerry Forsythe, 'daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe, was honored at a surprise farewell party at her parents home recently -when Helen Harmon of Bakersfield, was also feted, the day being her birthday anniversary. Honoring Miss Forsythe and Miss Harmon were Kyle Hickle of Me- Kittrick, Velda Mae Clift, Harold Baker, Buddy Campbell, Roy Lee Thomas, Shirley and Christine Osborne, Donna Mickey and Norm Woods, Dorothy Hendrlcks and Ruth Harmon of Derby Acres, and Timmy Harmon of Bakersfield. HOME GUARD IX ACTION LONDON, Oct. 6. t*)-—Several "Volksrenadlere divisions"—Himm- lor's home guard units—have gone into action on tho western front, the Frankfurt radio said today. tfecaute axa&fy C n Ih Heoding the roster of famous names linked with Harry Coffee's is SOCIETY BRAND. This name on a suit of clothes has been a guarantee of satisfaction for over 40 years. It has always meant superior fabrics. It has always meant good styling. And it has always stood for tailoring that has held the style lines of the garment down to the last wearing. Now when clothes must have the stamina to stand up longer... the name Society brand becomes more important than you... and to us. For it is a dependable guide to proven quality. j+ • n» • i * • ' * j .J f*'.' "'""-" '• *- V'' '••-'^f< "j!v! •>< .• . • . .• -'.-..... ,&.\-. .^.-i .V* r* ^'v'^ *"" •' -S- '• " -* '-'- ' * i 1 "^''" fr • * F •*•*•" %•?&& • if^-m r - • ff, »>•••*• •,- '>>• *'»-„''"'«pp'-sa I'M- '^^^BM'/M^'! 1 !^*^ i • H I^^^^^BJ ' «i. • . . i . WimF-^Xstt • ft r^^Tr*^ & rr HL r r _" •---'•vvi B i-H_»"vfrj|#privi mm *PL • '/>rtfiWA."V *•*•••••''•••.•••.• t••-.-''t*'Sff.vff'*.-,- • *. .*>'-"•*, m?mm wm* fe^SKs Delano Newlyweds Honored at Dinner DELANO, Get 6.—Mr. and Mnw Eugene Black, who were married in Fresno on September 1, wore complimented by members of the local Full Gospel Church and friends at a miscellaneous shower given at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Dorsey, .'it the Sierra Vistft Kanch of tho DiGiorgio Fruit Corporation Mrs. Black is the former Ann Dorsey. After the inspection of the gifts, refreshments were served to Messrs. and Mesdames H. C. Penrod, Sr., R. C. Pen rod, Jr., and daughters, Patsy Ann and Arlono Gale. Noble McQiiren, C. K. Lapo, W. W. Thomas, Milton Oaks, diaries and sons, Billie and Donald J. H. RiiffsiUile, T. P. Raprsdnlc. "XV. Klkins, and sons, Donald and Billie, William Black, and Mesdamos Bernice Garrett, R. C. White and daughters, Evelyn and Berntce, E. Simp" kins, Archie Hubbanl, Ellis McDun- aid, 0, F. Williams, Capitola Squires, Sid Robbing and daughter, Josephine, Carl Southworth. E. G. "VVaU<er»and daughter, Reta Mae, Blanch Younff, R. N. Ragsdale. R. E. Reynolds, Tommy Reynolds, Anna B. Lee, J. W. Black. Others completing the guest*list were the Misses Marjorle Evans, Janet McCfUUslpr, Kltiine and Helen Rngsdale, Rosella Klrkpatrlck, Bobbie Reynolds, Lois Ragndale , the Reverend Carl A. Goad of Riverside, Messrs. Fred Oaks, Jack Walker, George McQueen, James Duane Dorsey. and Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey. The bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Dorsey, and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Black of the Pond district. They are at home to their 4 L fnontis nt 1-117 Tenth avenue. A BETTER BLEND FOR BETTER DRINKS OLD HOMPSON BRAND GLENMORE DISTILLERIES COMPANY I oeorponted LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY 60% Grain Neutral Spirits Blended Whiskey 80.8 Proof Havt Your Em Eiaminid Opin a Charci Account • That are right for your eyes and your Job. CONSULT . R. F. ABRAMS OPTOMETRIST 1507 Nineteenth Street Phone 2-7335 Used Radios t Ratfie Fox ThMtr* Bulldlns StrMt,

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