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Bakersfield, California
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Saturday, September 19, 1936
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!'If ?(, ' EDITORIALS Thl? section contains editorials, i v latest local news, world sports,, 'a IhWlllnjt serial and news of general Interest. WANT ADS Classified Advertising columns of The Bakersfield Callfornlan close promptly at 11 o'clock every morning. Phone 31. LOCAL SECTION , CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1938 PAGES 7 TO 12 JURORS CONVICT ON EXTORTION CHARGES Sale V 6f Seals to Assist B4g-;G.|fcj)aign Against "'' Discussed AT SESSION SCOJRES Sales Director of U. S. Organization Speaks • , at Banquet Meet rpODAY marked the close of the •*- two-day conference oh Christmas seal sale problems conducted by the California Tuberculosis Association which brought scores of tuberculosis workers from all parts of the state to this city. .During the day, the staff members and volunteer workers were given Instruction In the many details Involved In the distribution of the Christmas seals to millions of California homes. Dinner Meeting J.,ast .night a dinner meeting was held a^the Hotel El Tejoh ut which L. Newcomb, Christmas seal sale dl- rector of tho National Tuberculosis Association, was the guest speaker. Kewcomb, quoting business indexes from all parts of the country which show returning prosperity, predicted that a larger amount will be raised through the seal sale this 1 year, thereby enabling tuberculosis workers to continue many health projects which were curtailed during' the depression. Newcomb stated: "You can take renewed courage in the knowledge that you are carrying on the work of the largest voluntarily supported health organization in the world. With such evidence of public .support we should stop short of nothing- but the final eradication of tuberculosis In this country." Two' Preside Dr. E. A. Shaper, medical director of Stony Brook Retreat and president of the Kern County Tubercu- Idsls Association, and A. J. Crulck- shank, of Santa Ana, president of the California Tuberculosis Association, jointly presided over the dinner meeting which was attended by many tuberculosis workers from this region. A feature of tho dinner meeting was the showing of tho motion picture, ."Behind the Shadows," which explained the use of tho tuberculin test and the X-ray In tho diagnosis of tuberculosis. Glen Hlemforth, instructor in charge of visual education In the Bakersfield schools, was In charge of the showing of the film. Others Attending: Others from this region attending the dinner meeting Included the fol lowing: Muss Owen Devonlsh, Dr. M. A. Gifford, Mrs. Juliet Hobson, Miss Marie Jacobson, Mrs, Bernard Kosla, Bakersfield; Mrs. Lorraine Broderlck, Mrs. Clarice BIsenlaucr, Mrs. Grace 13. Roux, Hanford; Mrs. 8. A. Camp, Mrs. Gladys Crandell, Bhafter; Mrs. 1<\ A. Jordan, Stony- Brook Retreat; Mrs. Benjamin W. Homfeld, Mrs. William H. Jahant, past president of the Kern County Tuberculosis Association, Mrs. Hazel Skeels,* Wasco; William Newcomb, son of Charles Newcomb, the Reverend Leo A. Wood, president of the Fresno County Tuberculosis Association, Fresno; Jane Barker, and E. M. Howard, president of tho Tulare County Tuberculosis Association, who was accompanied by his wife and daughter, of Visalla. - »-»-* -Child's Arm Broken in Tumble at Home Elsie Hubbard, 8-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Hubbard. 374B Orange street, Is being treated at Bakersfield Emergency Hospital for a fractured arm received when she fell from a pile of shingles in the Hubbard yard yesterday afternoon. Frontier Days Scribe to Lead Radio Broadcasts From Street APINIONS, comments, crltl- Deisms and a few jittery stump speeches will be cast to the four winds, so to speak, when the "Frontier Days Reporter" Interviews passersby twice dally from the sidewalk In front of the Federal Outfitting Company on Nineteenth street near Chester avenue. This highly Interesting adaptation of the nationally popular "man on the street" broadcast Idea Is being sponsored jointly by the Federal Outfitting Company and Motor Center. Broadcasts will be made dally except Sunday at 12:30 noon and 5 p. m. through remote control facilities over radio station' W6XAI. , i . . Mel Dreyfus, who will serve as the "Frontier Days Reporter," will Interrogate the people pass- Ing by on subjects ranging from Frontier Days to politics and the price of rice In China. This unique series of broadcasts Is scheduled to start Monday and will be continued through to October 3. Citizens having anything on their minds that they'd like to vent over the air are Invited to make their presence known to the "Frontier Days Reporter" and the rest will be easy. Heroism Marks Rescue of Woman as Home Is Burned CITY FOR Rip STARS Amateurs and Professionals of County Will Compete in Broadcast Event Union Cemetery is a NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, which means that all income goes into the Cemetery treasury. It is conducted for the ban- eflt of the public and not for Individual profit. 40% of the sales of this Cemetery goes into the Perpetual Care Fund to insure Perpetual Care Off in nltthe Cemeteri v Telephone 2»7 Mayor George 13. Wilson today issued a call for outstanding local radio talent to repre-vent Bakersfield in the "California's Hour" tournament for Kern county to bo held here next week. His proclamation follows: Salute to City "Or. Monday night, September 28, Bakerafleld is to bo specially honored on tho "California's Hour," one of a series of radio programs dedicated to the outstanding cltleB of j the state. "California's Hour 1 ' salute? Bakerafleld durfig the week of our Frontier Bays at tho request of the Bakersflsld Frontier Days Association. "A. special search will bo conducted early next, week for the best talent that Bttkersfleld has to offer, to represent Bakersfield on the program, and to compete with talent from other cities In a statewide tournament. I would like to sec our beautiful city and talented community worthily represented by our very best, and T hope Bakersfield's finest artists will enter the contest." Four Auditions The "California's Hour" auditions will bo held at radio station KERN in the Elks Club from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. Monday and Tuesday, with competition open to all amateurs and professionals. Finalists will be Judged and six winners selected in a final broadcast audition over KERN at 9 p. m. Wednes- j day. The six winners will receive I $<iO each, one or moro round trips to ' IX>B Angeles and the right to represent Bakersfleld In the broadcast over I ho Don I,ee-Columbla network and to compete for additional prizes up to $GOO. *-£• Gains Liberty and Bastile, 48 Hours Promoted from tho petty theft class to a charge of grand theft In less than 48 hours of freedom, Tyler Paige, 29, was back in Kern county Jail today. Paige was released from Jail Thursday morning after serving n short term for petty theft. t,aet night he decided to leave Bakersfield and, according to pollen, did HO In a car belonging to Qulllo Anton- glovannl, of 323 East Nineteenth street. Antonglovanni reported the automobile theft' to Bakcrsfleld police headquarters, police radioed a description of the missing car, and in less than 20 minutes following the broadcast. Deputy Sheriff J. B,, Do- lanty picked up Paige at McFartand on a charge of grand theft. , • « » New Road Disc to Be Used on Street A new road disc used for smooth- Ing corrugated road surfaces wan tried by tho city for the first time yesterday on south Chester avenue, where • shoulders are being repaired, and was found to serve the purpose excellently. City Manager Fred Nlghbert said today. The disc, just bought, will be used soon on rough H street, slicing off the corrugated spots. The Chester avenue^shoulders will be traded and surfaced from Brun- dag'a Lane north to Fourth street, where full-width pavement begins. 4»» . Resident of Kern Two Months Dies George Godwin, 70, of Lament, a rwidsnt of Kern County for the put two months, died at a local hospital yesterday, He is survived by a widow, Mrs. Mai-thd Godwin. Oravoslde rite* were conducted at Union .e*n»et«ry at 10 o'clock thin mornthf, with Ho«son mortuary In oharirc of CRAPPED In the second story of her burning home, Mrs. Louise Walker, ^eml-Invalld Negress residing at \Zl\ Seventeenth street, was saved from' death In flames that were already lapping at her clothing late yesterday by the heroism of Charles Wells, Legion garage employe, who climbed to the second story window on a stepladder and brought her safely to the ground. Mrs. Walker's skirls were on fire when she was rescued by the garage man. Ono of the oldest buildings In the city, tho ancient landmark was completely razed by fho flro, which also spread to tho Legion garage and tho Smart & Final building on either side before being brought under control by tho Bakersfield firo department. Flue Is Blamed A defective chimney fluo is believed to have, been responsible for the blaze. Mrs. Walker said she lighted a fire In hpr;woodstove and put on tho tea kettle before going upstairs to make the beds. Smelling the odor of smoke, she attempted to go back downstairs but found tho stairs a mass of flame. Making her way to tho front window, she attracted tho attention of passors-fiy with screams for help. While persons on the sidewalk bo- low pleaded with Mrs. Walker to wait for assistance, tho woman watched the flames sweep through tho room In back of her and threatened to Jump to the pavement below. "I can't wait," she cried. "I'm on fire." A ladder secured from the adjacent garago was leaned against tho front of tho building. Risks Life Walls, braving Injury and possible death in the flames that burned tho ancient framo structure almost llko paper, clhnbed the ladder nnd brought the hysterical woman safely to the sidewalk. Unable to prevent destruction of the home, Bakersfield firemen on tholr arrival concentrated on keeping the fire from spreading to adjacent buildings. Loss to Mrs. Walker was estimated at $2000, whllo fire and water damage to the adjacent structures was placed at $00 for the garage and $100 for Smart A Final. New Railway Over Mountain to Open Traffic on the new Southern Pacific rail lino west of Callcnte will begin September 26. H was announced by 13. C. Morrison, chief engineer in charge of tho $200,000 realignment there. Thp latest devices to aid tracklay- ers have been employed on the Job here. For much of tho distance, the new track will bo almost 30 feet higher than tho present line which was hit by tho 1832 flood-from Woodford. All other portions of tho damaged line "have, been repaired by permanent Improvements also, Bank Deposits and Resources Increase (Vnittd l.eated Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18.—The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco today reported total resources of $879,487,000 as of September 18, compared with $841,901,000 as of September 9. Total deposits were $484,232,000 compared with $1,463,431,000 ratio of total reserves to deposit and federal reserve note liabilities combined was 76.1 per cent compared with 74.8 per cent. Autoist Forced to Drive to Park Near Edge of City by Gunman LIFE IS THREATENED Woman Robs Pocketbook While Man Holds Gun Against Head T)OLICE today Bought an armed bandit nnd his young, bobbed- hair "moll" who last night held up and robbed L. Wertzbaugher, 1108 Chester avenue, taking $70 from his billfold after forcing him to drive to tho small county park just off P street at Golden State avenue. Wortzhaugher told Inspector Robert Knight tho bandit and his woman companion Jumped on the running board of his automobile when he slowed down for tho Intersection i of K street with Twenty-fourth. The woman climbed Into the car beside him, the robbery victim reported, while tho gunman stood on tha running board and pointed a pinto! at Wortzbaugher's head. Threatens Death "Drive straight ahead," tho bandit commanded. "Do as you are told or I'll blow your brains out." Wertzbaugher said this man forced him to drive to the secluded park, i scene of a similar holdup le«H than I a month ago. As they reached the I park, the bandit told him to "pull' over to tho side and stop." ; "Now get out and stick up your ' hands," the robber ordered. Pockets Looted Wortzbaugher told police that! while the man kept him covered, the j woman went through his pockets I and took out his bill fold. Bho took! seven $10 bills from the pocket book, then throw It into tho car, he said. Once again the gunman Issued his orders, terse and explicit. "Get Into your car und turn It around. Go back tho way you calno." Description Given Wcrtzbaughor said the man was an American, unmasked, and wore a dark suit. He carried a revolver I which tho holdup victim Judged to j be of .38 caliber. He was described j as being about 30 years of age, C j feet 10 Inches tall and rather heavy! set. : The woman, according to Wertzbaugher, appeared to be about 26 years of age, had dark bobbed hair, and wore blue slacks and a "dirty, dark blouse." Sho apparently was unarmed. Lonely Look-out for Forestry Unit Declines Frontier Awards Tlit CaUfornian) , Sept. 19.—George deal of care to hl« new hobby '* McCommst of Kernvllle, veteran look-out of the United States Forest Service stationed •t Sherman peak, sits In hit Isolated point of vantage and, In addition to scanning the far- rolling Sierra for a .hint of smoke or fire, sits snd tugs at hi* whiskers. This spring he took with him to the high country only • long, drooping mustache which curled slightly toward each other. But during the summer month* he found that he must hsve some hobby which, while not taking him away from his duties, would offer* him an Interest which would break the monotony of living alone. Fortunately, and without coercion as Is the csse with those living In proximity to the Bnkersfleld Whltkerlnos, he hit upon the Idea of raising • beard. Throughout his months of Isolation he ha* devoted a great and ha* achieved surprising results—his whisker* almost match his time-worn mustache. A citizen*' committee, arranging for an entry In the Frontier Days parade, recently dispatched a request to Mr. Me- Commas that he lead their entry and compete for the Whit- erlno fJrlze. He magnanimously refused, saying that he was an old-timer • at the Q»me of railing facial bristles and did not with to compete unfairly with city clicker* who were primarily Interested In fuzz cut-, ture. "The trouble with those fel- lers I* that they drown It all out with all them fancy concoction* called tonics." He said, "I just sit here and think and rub my chin once In a while and, outside of that, I leave It alone. That'* the only way to get result*." Rodeo Director Anticipates Sellout for Frontier Days FIND COUPLE GUILTY; CARLIN AND WIFE OF THIS CITY ACQUITTED A LBKRT M. IXLOES, postal clerk here, and his pretty wife were found •^ guilty last night at 10 o'clock on charges of extorting flOOO from J. N. Mllham, 82, rancher, and also conspiracy to commit extortion. The Jury, finding the pair guilty on both counts after approximately seven j hours of deliberation, recommended leniency. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh F.. ' Carlln, also tried on the HBIHO two charges, were acquitted by the Jury. | Superior Judge R. B. Lambert will pass sentence next Tuesday. i On the witness stand In his own defense Inloes had answered rapidly | all questions of his attorney W. C.<> - — ! Dorrls and those of Tom Scott, din-1 ; trlct attorncy..j»,nd Norman Main. | * deputy, during cross examination, ! often smiling and on one occasion . assorting ho had absolutely no I worries over tho case. i | Threat Alleged ; The state. In Its presentation to j tho Jury, asserted that the defend; ants had extorted $1001 from the , Suspect Ts Found GlliltV of i elderly rancher under threat of j going to tho district attorney and j ; revealing assorted improper rela- ; tloiiH with their young daughters. ; Inloes, on the Htand. told the Jury ,, . ... I that Mllham hud told certain bio- s P ced wlth w nl«h Curtis Johnson. i logical fiicU to bin young daughter ; a Negro, was tried and convicted ; nnd th» child of thn Carllns and that ) before Presiding Judge Erwtn W. \ bin net Ions on one occasion mado i... . . . . his daughter cry. j 1 >' e *« ?r>1a y on ft burglary Mr. and Mrs. Mllham both testl- I charge bewildered that young ma*. fled they were both present during ' court attaches reported. Judge Owen Burglary After Trial in Superior Court T.TUQH STRICKLAND, who will •*••*• again be rodeo arena director for Bakersflold Frontier Days October 3 and 4, arrived In Rakers- field yesterday with word that crowds In all the nhows ho has $1 to Carlhm Inloes had told the Jury that Mll- ham, through H friend, had offered to give them $100, but that Mrs. i Warren Stockton, deputy district at• tornoy, presented his evidence with j dispatch. Tho Jury retired for lunch] eon, returned to the courthouse and Inloes hiul mild It would tako $1000. | returned Its verdict of guilty, second Ha said ho bad received (he money . degree burglary, the name afternoon. a Hlinllur Infield will experience ereaHe. "After attending many rodeos In ———— the middle west and oust and nil Six persons arc In Kern hospitals, ; the big "shows In California." Mr. one In a serious condition, an n-sult ! i Htrlckinnd BIl id. "1 have never soen „ ,, »,._,,'" show as fast growing o« wo have of traffic accidents. Most seriously | ,„.,,.„ , n our ( , wn , jomo t(Jwn Qf hurt IH Damler Manuel, 28. em-! Bakersflold. (ireftt Show Looms don't bellevo there IH mid that the Carlln'H share had been i Johnson will bo sentenced Tuesday directed thin Reason have- been i ,,iin -Jollar. The Cai-llnn, ho said, had I morning. much greater than last year, 7iot ! expressed n wish to drop the mat- i The state alleged In Its information the Mllhnms "had been j that Johnson bad been convicted on ....... them." % ; a prior burglary charge. In this InloeH denied on the stiind he had | county It was alleged, and proved to made tiny threats, but dec-tared he i the satisfaction of a jury, that John- had mei-fly said be Intended to see „„„ Mut) burglarized a home, belong "attorney." He donlod hnvlng tt , K to w . II. Green In tho Gosford und nttonted a stnt.-ment be- (U ntHot lllst July T -. , . ,-, II', TI ~ „ excepting tho drought areas. Ad- | t«>r becni Delano (,rash Injures Three| vanro mVation* are that naker«-!kind 10 t and Two Are Hurl When Auto Hits Trailer nn made for" witnesses This statement. was " r "" Mr , „ ployo of tho Jack RadoVltch ranch near Delano, who Is unconscious at Delano hospital as result of head Injuries received when the cur In "1 don't helleva there Is any frontier days show In California or elsewhere that will compare with tho fihow that we ore having here or Jurors which he was riding with two other thin year. Hakorsfleld lion ono of men overturned on Golden Ktjile j the finest grounds now being com- i Fritnhnuser, Mary 15. Hteman, Ern- M 8 ,„ lantern and clothes. Th« defendant . According to testimony,, had sold the The jurorH returning the verdict i lantern to a rancher In the district last night were: : and had also disposed of some plates. Winifred Vercammen. Ray S. •> • •» » » Oulnn, Mrs. Davis Knmun, Max K. Kddy. (leorge Macllay, Henrietta , Davis. Herbert U. Arndt, Mrs. Olga City Personals * * * * * * Bits of News highway 2'4 miles north of Delano, j pleted that any frontier show In tho Maleas McGlll. 22. suffered lesser j Untied .Stales ran bounl." head Injuries, and Ray Fellta. driver j On talking to Lonnle Davis, chair- of tho cur, escaped with bruises and j man of the parade committee, Mr. scratches. Strickland said, he learned tho pa- Tad Delguddelio, of Trona, and M. ; rude will 1m larger and more «i>ee- Agulerro, J. Martinez and J. Vlra-! tacular than In previous years, montez, of Monolith, worn taken to! Sellout Predicted Tnhauhapl valley hospital for treat- "After seeing the sellout* In other ment after their car struck a trailer shown, especially nt the IVmlleton loaded with cement. The accident! Hound-up, where' people driving long i occured 2 miles cant of Tehachnpl distances found difficulty In obtain on tbn state highway as the men . Ing seats, I suggest that everyone ' wero returning homo from the MPX- ( reserve tickets early tl»ln year for lean Independence Day celebration the Uaknrsfleld Frontier Hays hold at Tehachapl. Tho Automobile rodeo," the arena dlrertor advised, was completely demolished. Delgxd-1 "Kvory Indication points to a sellout dcllo and Agulerro are still under j for both days." out Shugnrt, Mrs. Huslo O. Price Mrs. Pauline McMillan. j Herbert (!. Arndt. foreman of tho ; Jury was reported to have become i ill during the deliberations and for a lime It appeared as If he might ! bo unable to continue with the case, ! but hi> stuck It out and tho Jury returned Its verdict. Democratic Ideals Praised by P. T. A. al Hnnkow; Japanese Nuval Authorities in Emergency Meet treatment at the hospital. James Sims Rites Held at Graveside Kstabllshnient of parade hoadquar- i ters in the office of Howard Nichols. (Atiociatrd Prttt I.raitii Vftrti HANKOW, China. Sept. 19.—XI- wajlro Yoshloka, a member of the Japanese consular police In Hankow CHICAGO, Hept. 1(1—The. execu- I wns shot to death by an unidentified live board of the National Congress I Chinese, the Pome! (Japanese) news of Parents and Teachers today heard ; agency reported today, oommlttao reports urging "constant i The agency said Yoshloka 1731 Chester av-nue. was ntmounoed' ' < )ro » lollon of democratic Ideals" and shot In the back of the head while " '- J — he was standing Inside a pollc* box today by Mr. Davis. All local entrants must obtain entry Ulanks there, and those out In (ho county may wrlln, or telephone ss;i. a program "to Increase understanding of economic conditions and problems." Doniel further reported a Man- ohoukuoiin military officer, a na- i A Death Valley travelogue, Illus- j tratod with colored slides of the I beautiful desert scenery, will bo! I given for the Hakersfleld Klwunls Club at luncheon Monday In Kl To- Jon hotel. Miss Kathryn Honan. manager of Furnace Creek Inn. Death Valley, will be the speaker. James Dean will be tho day's chairman. The Klwanls Club president is Glenn b'tanfleld. Blooming unusually late In tho | yean a yucca plant at 81. Paul's i Episcopal Church on I street has put i forth a nia«B of waxen, i.-ream-colori-d j blossoms. The yucca usually blooms j In early spring. j Flames swept through a 20-nc>rn! eucalyptus grovo between McFiir- land and Delano yesterday, burning; grans and underbrush tun not Injur-1 Ing the trees. The stain forestry i service controlled tho fire. Graveside services for James Sims, 1 D f f 80, who died at a local hoslptal Sep. ' f fll/ ITICYCCLSC, I OY tomber 17, wore conducted at Union! ° cemetery this afternoon. Mr. 81ms wan a natlvn of Mississippi and had resided In Cullfodnlu 25 years, lie left no known relatives. Arrangements were under direction of Hop- sou mortuary. Tho board, meeting to plan studies ! tlvo of Korea, arrived In Hankow for 26,000 parent-teacher groups, ern- j nnd reported to Japanese author!- pluutlzed that the reports had no po- j tle» he had been attacked In the din- lltlcal significance. I Ing car of u train between Pelplng Mrs. Mary Uannernmn of Wash- j and Hankow by Chinese, passengers M/rti«7x»Aiv.<, ln * 10 "- legislative rlmlrmun. assorted 1 who staged an anil Japane- i demon Tl (ft rvi/l O ; lllllt "democracy, without which In (I'ontinuKl from t'age One) Judge Ruminates on stratlon. , dlvlduals arc not oltl/.ons but nub- I Jaiuinose naval forces, anchored i Jr-M*. everywhere In tho world today i here In conjunction with tho con- i Is on the defensive." sular police, established emergency tract which expires Hepu-mbor 30. As I "With a few notable exceptions jwtrola In tho national concession in In tho east the Pacific coiutt union ! tho entire eastern hemUphero Is whlcli the slaying occurred, men are demanding $l tho hour with ; dally becoming more definitely \ ll.&O lor overtime. I'rrtt l.nitrd Wire) PACIFIC COAST SITUATION I IS NOT HO PROMISING i HAN FHANC1KCU. Hept. HI. (U. P.) i aligned Into two camps, neither of which Is a democracy." i»hn said. OMAHA. dl- Voshtakl Mluru, Japanese consul general, requested assistance from Chinese authorities In apprehending tho slayer. ElkS Will Gather j SHANGHAI, sept ,,. (A P.)_ n -wr 11 •»«• . 'Naval authorities of tho third Jap- lor Valley Meet Alexander Graham Heads Postmasters (Attociattd Prat Leattd Virt) CLEVELAND, Sept. 19.—The National Association of Postmasters today elected Alexander W. Graham, postmaster at Kansas City, Mo., president of the ensuing year. . »»» . ALFONSO MAT RETURN MILAN, 8«pt. 1». (U. P.)—Former I King Alfdnso XIII wail believed today seriously to to considering a return to Spain if the reb«ls in his native land emerge victorious in the civil war there. S. S.* Btarmell, an Instructor In Taft Union High School, was a Bak- ersfteld visitor today. aild had nnver been married. Actually, she mild, he was making $15, was "considerably older" nnd had been divorced twlci-. Granting a decree, IMntrli-t .liidgi Herbert Ilhoades said women "often arc more careful in checking up on raco horses they bet on than on men they marry." On<> hundred and fifty Klk» are herft tomorrow for the Frontier Costumes Used in Movies Will Be Displayed (Several meetings between unit* of I quarterly meeting of the 8041 Jo«- tho organized workers and divisions • <iuin Valley ISlks Association, with of the shipowners were scheduled while hoj»f for HgriH-ment between others faded. From the New York meeting of Ihu Inioriiullotial Longshoremen's association nioptlng, Harry Hrldges, dlstrlc-t president, wired hid dead- i quarters here: I "llulf of Mexico ports, although ! under agreement until lt«37, will not ! work Purlfli: const Bhlpn If truutih) [develops on the Pacific coast; ] through employers InsUtlng on tor- | initialing tho agreement." HiikcrHflcM lodge as bout. The feu ture of the day will b« rltualUtli contest between Fresno nnd Makers field, division champions, for tin honor of competing In the «tntc Elks convention in Oakland m-xt week, (September 24 to 2ti. Tho con- tost will U- held ut 10 o'clock Sunday morning. Luncheon will he served In the Jinks room at 12:16 o'clock, and the quarterly meeting will '•oumiviicu at u o'clock III the afternoon, i+« » . fleet, advised of the killing of a JapnncBo consular policeman at Hankow, wi-nt Into emergency ses- nlon hero today on tho flagship cruiser tdzumo. Tho naval officials «ald the conference was called to "consider measures to b« taken aa a result of the slaying." A UTHBNTJC co«tume« selected for •f*. frontier mo view by the hlghcHt paid research people In the world will be Been on the stage of Fox theater between »howa Sunday nlfht, modeled by prominent local men and women. V. Whtteheod of Weatern Costuming Company, which op«n« 1U branch •tore at 2006 Cheater avenue Monday morning,, will announce the models, the organisation* they represent and the pictures in which their apparel was worn from the stage. Among them wilt bo: William A. 8nar«t K»rn County Identification Bureau; Mrs. William A. Hnare, Parent Teacher Association; Mrs. Porter Turner, 8orontlmist Club; J. Bruoa Payno, K«rn County Boy Scouts; Mrs.. 3, Bruce Payne, Bakersfield Hebekah laAgt; Mm. Frank Hughes. Infanta' I'Vlcnd League; Frank Ituyhes, r Artorlcan lx»irutj AValter Welchelt. Kllm I^odge; Mrs. Walter Jaynea and Mr«. Jack Nicholson, Woman's Club; Alvln Heltzman, Judge of tho kangaroo court; Toby Wcwtbuy, Bast Bakersfield Progressive Club; Miss Dorothy Dttvln, Business and Professional Women's Club; Forrest Cassady, Klwanls Club. Mrs. Randall Sylvester, costume chairman, Is Inviting Hobert Powers, Kred Nlghbert and Mrs, J. Harl Tener, to act as judges. Mr. and Mrs, C. A. Hare, winners of last year, will appear, also, as will others. On Monday evening the first (0 costumed persons will bo admitted to Fo* thfatpr fro*, to appear on the stage. The fashion show 1s the opening gun of pro-costume w«ek in which local folks will prepare for « general Oress-up Ijegtnntng September 25, . J, Severe Earthquake in Sumatra Region (.in win led Prett Leaicit Wirtj WB8TON, Mass., Sept. J».— The Reverend Daniel Unuliiui, 8. J., director of the Woston College sels- mograph station, reported today a "vory severe" earthquake hod oc-i currcd during the night presumably in the general vicinity of Humatra. '•• .......... « • » i. .. Typographical Body Supports CIO Group Prttt Lttttrd Wire) | C01X)RADO SPUINOS. Hept. 18.— I Tito International Typogi-aphlcal Un- ' Ion votrfd today* to support the com- ' mlttee on industrial organization In i Its split with tho American Fodoru- i tion of Labor. • ' 'Aldrete Infant of I Bakersfield Called j I Manuel Aldrete, Infant ton of Mr. • and Mrs, Hlrllo Aldreto, 630 Alpine j Btreot, died at th« family home early t this morning. The child leaves, In ' addition to his parents, thn-o i brothers. Kteve, Daniel and David, j Graveside services will b« conducted j at Union cemetery Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock, with the Iteverend Father Btuhlnmn officiating. Hopson mortuary is in charge of arrangements. -—•—**« 1 NKW8 WR1TKK SAKK i NKW Y01JK. Sept, 19. (A. P,>~ < H. K. Knickerbocker, an American' nuwsuaner forrnsp»ndent> in Spain,! was reported «ifo today by his home f office here. International NBWS Service, after having been out of .com-' inundation for four days. ' SALE OF MONUMENTS Sept. 1 to Oct. 1 SOME AT LESS THAN WHOLESALE All Greatly Reduced MANY DESIGN'S TO CHOOSE FROM ED. HELM Monument* EIGHTH AND Pboo* 130

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