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LOCAL SECTION WANT ADS Classified Advertising columns of The Bakersfield Califomlan close promptly at 11 o'clock every morning. Phone 31. BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1936 PAGES 9 TO 18 EDITORIALS This section contains editorials, latest local news, world sports, a thrilling serial and news of general interest. IAC THREE BAKERSFIELD Colorful Caravan to Advertise Frontier Days in All Districts riRST of a series of good-will caravans advertising Bakers- fleld Frontier Days In communities of the county Is scheduled for next Thursday, It was announced today by Norman Houze, chairman of the famous "flying squadron" which In past years has proven a big success. The "Go west young man, go west" admonition Isn't needed for the flying squadron—It goes western In a large way. On Thursday the squadron, open to Whlskerlnos and Chihuahuas alike, will leave from In front of the county chamber of commerce building at 12 noon for a tour of Old River, Buttonwll- Request by County Body Given to Supervisors at Weekly Session MOTORBOATS TABOO Officials Decline Plans for Power Crafts on Park Lake, Canal CTBADY growth of the county and ^•expansion of official business was reflected today In the petition of the county planning commission for more office space In the courthouse. The supervisors during their session today received tho request for additional office space and filed It away for consideration tit such time as more room becomes available In the courthouse. Purchase of the former Bakersfield Club as a memorial home, for veterans' organizations and for probable use as an agricultural building may re- Move to considerable extent the current congestion at the courthouse. Taboo Motorboats The board today frowned on a suggestion that motorboats qr at least oiilboard motorboats be allowed on the canal and lako at tho county Coordinating Council Will park. Members of tho board expressed themselves as being opposed to granting any such permission—that propellers of speedboats would churn tip the water in such a manner as to wash away canal banks. Tho. board nnd wlllter activities and to make also thought that sportsmen might | recommendations for municipal object to having fishing waters agl- i plunges, a dinner meeting of tho taled by whirling propoilors. ! Bakersfleld Co-ordinating Council Is low, Shafter, Wasco, McFarland and Delano. A gayly clad hlll-bllly band, a troupe of entertainers, a leather- lunged "spieler" and a caravan of costumed boosters will take part In the good-will trek. Open to every resident of the community, those who wish to take part In the caravan are urged to telephone Bob Hodson at Frontier Days headquarters, room 212, Padre hotel, number 4000, not later than 5 p. m. next Wednesday. Assisting Chairman Houze in arranging tho colorful caravan are Leo Schamblln, A, B. Campbell, Billy Willis, Harry Dlller, Art Hill, Jack Shields and Frank Wllkson. Big Butter and Egg Truck Destroyed by Fire, Delano r »•<>« under j Edgar " v .* Large Police Force Is Aid to Enforcement of Local Laws CRIME IS REDUCED I Report Shows Cily Mas Adequate Staff "of Officers Here T3AKERSFIELU has tho dlallnc- - 1 - 1 tion of being the only California city lu its population class to exceed tho nation's average nunibo of policemen in proportion to popt lotion, it was revealed today lu survey made of the latest invei gallon by tho federal department Local Store Page Reveals Numerous Tuesday Specials EW, Interesting article* which make life more livable and pleasant are to be found on the Local Store Page In today's Call- fornlan, which Is sponsored by 30 local stores and business houses. The modern, safe way of gas heating Is exemplified In the advertising of George E. Wilson, Sheet Metal Works, while the heating problems of the farmer and rural residents are provided for In the advertisement of Sasla and Wallace which speaks of heaters operated safely with Butane gas. Also on the page Is an Invitation to attend "open house" at the Jensen Optical Company's new quarters and an exceptional special In virgin wool blankets at Winner's. These 30 advertisers enthusiastically bid you to shop as you please, do It with ease, and buy on Tuesday. Meet nt El Tejon Hotel Thursday Evening For the purpose of launching fall scheduled for Thursday evening at 0:45 o'clock at Kl Tejon hotel. Community welfare work will bo taken up and community planning In Bridge Celebration I A letter referring to preliminary plans for the formal opening of thn Oakland-San Francisco bay bridge was referred to the Chamber of Com- i re " ltlon to it will be merce. Elaborate preparations arc j Raymond Cross, chairman of the being made in the bay district for a K f™ Count > ! Co-ordinating Council, magnificent opening of the bridge ! wl " Bpcak °" th(! count >' recreational poBsbohte count>may P roKa '" 1 " nd An adequate police force has a I direct relation to tho average, mini- F IUB attributed to faulty wiring I b , er of crlnu>s ln ctll( ' H of ll '° nation, destroyed a truck and its load of/ th ° " urvey ulso shows butter and eggs early Sunday morn/ T °l>s I'. S. Average Ing near Delano with a loss estl' Bakcrsfleld had 40 police employes mated at $10,000, It was reported ' dur ) n|? , mr> °* J - 6 P pr 'WO Inhabl- today by tho local office of the state forestry service. There was Insurance coverage of $6000. Tho truck belonged to the Cascade Transportation Company and llau" been burning two hours before the tire was reported to the forestry service. bate Saturday night a haystack containing lO^j ions of hay belonging to Henry K Mettler hnd valued tants, in contrast with the national average of 1.2 for 186 cities with a total population of 6,480,221. Uak- o.rsfield falls within tho population class of 25,000 to 50.000 inhabitants The "O men's" report on law and order activities was tantamount to endorsement for Hakursfleld, since the survey showed that cltlon with a larger number of policemen generally have loss crime. Twenty-four rlli Recreation Hulls of County CCC Units to Bo Painted by C. C. Sampson Thomas Tyler Is Believed Name of Lake District Accident Victim ! PROBE IS LAUNCHED (Declare Man Was Lying i in Roadway at Time ! of Fatal Mishap IZ'ERN authorities today launched ' •*•"• an Investigation Into the death of Thomas Tyler, tentatively Identl-1 fled as a worker at tho Kern Lake j Ranch, who died at a local hospital ; at 9:30 o'clock this morning of Injuries received when he was run over by an automobllo. Officials i said they had only the most meager Information concerning tho accl- j deiu. which resulted In the only i | fatrillty of n week end during which I four persons were reported Injured , ! In traffic mishaps. i Lying In Road i Tyler, according to Investigators, apparently was lying In the rond near Kern Lake ranch Sunday eve- nlng when an automobllo was backed over his prostrate, body. Thq name of the, driver of tho car was not known. William A. McOrew, 3fl, of Route S, Hux 241, wits seriously Injured and Mrs. Annlo Mod row, SB, EIGHT MEN ARRESTED AS OFFICERS LAUNCH DRIVE TO FIND FIEND OREKINQ a sox-mad fiend believed responsible for attempted assaults u on three Bakersflcld women during a period of leas than three hours Saturday night, police today held eight mispects for questioning and maintained city-wldo vigilance to prevent further outrages should the man who struck terror Into the heart of west Bakersfleld residential areas bo still at liberty. Police were convinced that all of the attacks were committed by th« samo man, described as "hobo," be-<>—-- , tween 30 and 35 years of ago, wear-, Ing a light brown coat, dark trous- 1 ers. a dirty gray cap, and being of I slendnr build. Mind Unbalanced That the fiend is mentally defective Is declared certain, owing to tho manner of tho assaults. Mrs. Alice Moore. 1211 sixteenth j Bakersfield Team Scheduled street, was tho first victim of the madman. Walking south on K street near the Santa Fe tracks with her 13-year-old daughter, Kuo, Mrs. Mooro was suddenly seized by a man who leaped out from behind soma hushos bosldo tho walk, police wore ' . ••tpvit.llli » tVI 1 ho man throw his victim to the ! hero yesterday, ground, choking hor and attempt- ! local team will ing to Henry is. Mottler nnd valued Twenty-four cities having on aver- at $165 burned on the Mettler ranch j age of 2.3 police employes per 1000 on tho outskirts of Shafter. Early | Inhabitants were disclosed as having m ft i i i«»«-v*.-ii»ifi Two grass fires, both near Shafter, i ha d mor Captain Kenneth J. O'Mrlen, com mandcr of Tehachnpl CCC camp, mid his wlfi Cornelius I'. Sampson, young artist escaped with lessor hurls when their In tho bureau of public buildings. , imtumobllo wont off the Korii can- trwisury department, who has boon yill , ,.„„,, „,,„,. n ( , nM)( .,. a , ,.,„, springs assigned to paint murals for the IV i, lst n | Bht ponging 200 feot to hot- huchapl camp recreation hall, were toin of the canyon visiting members of tin- Kern County ! M,. MoOrow in \\ Ing a criminal attack, whllo tho young girl ran screaming for assistance. As nearby householders, attracted by the girl's cries, ran out on tho sidewalk, the fiend was seen to disappear again Into tho shrubbery. Second Attack Tho second attack occurred shortly aftt>r midnight, lens than an hour following the Initial offense, us llattlo to Represent Valley in Onklnnd State Meet ' Bakersfleld Elks won the San Joa- quln valley ritualistic championship over Fresno In tho quarterly meeting of tho valley Elks association '' ' ' On Thursday the compete with sfac other teams gathered at the state Klks convention in Oakland, seeking tho California title. Charles E. Wakofleld, Jr.. exalted ruler of the Bakorsficld lodger heads the victorious local competitors, the other members being Fred R, Schwartz, Bert A. Ream, CaMn Conron. Jr., Russell Pottls and Otto Schilling. These, with nearly a dozen other members of the lodge, expect to leave , also were extinguished by the for- entry service. Forest Ranger Harold P. Bowhay today issued a request that deer hunters be extremely careful with participate in tho pageantry which will have a national significance. Effective at this time, H. J. Hath has been appointed by the WPA and directed the city-wide recreation pro- who | fire while In the mountains, as dry gram this summer, will present a report. U...U Paul Newell, president of tho conn- 'commission 1 c "; wl " rond'"^ the session. ; to supervise recreational projects in | "escrvallons for the dinner may be this county and assume the position i mude h >' anyone interested through formerly occupied by Miss Betty i lh(v following committee: Mr. Newell. I Lowe, Miss Lowe to have charge of ' Mrs - H - A. McCormac. Mrs. Rose: office management, according to a ! Armbruster, Mrs. Mlnnlo Symmes, letter from F. L. Cribble and C. R. ' Mlsn Mae Saunders, John L. Comp- grass late In the fall is Inflammable and fires are started easily. ported for each 100,000 Inhabitants. 4Vilkes, the latter chairman of tho j ton, J. H. recreation commission. Tho letter 1 Johnson. was received and the changes ap- j proved by tho board. To Motor South Tom Burke, county assessor, has been given permission to drive a I county car to Los Angeles, where he will study oil assessment methods and criteria In use In the southern county. Haralson and Claude City Personals * * * * * * Bits of News Ulg Koreen Aid In addition, those cities having the higher average number of policemen had 01 robberies and 313 burglaries for each 100,000 population as compared with 93 robberies and 48G burglaries reported by cities with tho smaller number of policemen. A similar trend with few oxcep- ! tlons was shown for other types of offenses. Other California city averages In Bakersfleld's population bracket were as follows: Alamcda. 1.0; Al- hunibra, 1.1; Huntlngtnn 1'ark, 1.1; Iijglnwood, .7; Riverside, 1.0; Sun Historical Society In Hakersflrld today gathering BuggostlonH on historical material to be featured In tho inn nils. Mr. Sampson will also paint oil murals for Fulton CCC cam)) at (.Hcnnvlllu and the ,Hoo,uota camp, tho object being to make the quarters under treatment at Kern Oeimral hospital for severe cuts and bruises all over his body, while Mrs. Mcliiow wus released this morning. Woody Rond Crash Two persons wen. reported hurt In an accident on tin- Woody rond, SCi :30 I . v ., . ,. n »nv 11111 tiLi «.•» » \:i »o<-, t\n Jiiniiv • i*i*ni t->i:i ^ \j\ I lt\: lW\tfV t f\ pt?V*\, JQ ICIvVt i Smith, Me ivy Honpltal nurse, was ; Wednesday for the. Oakland conven- i walking along Truxtun avenue to- j " 0 " Tomorrow night's meeting will I ward the hospital. i l»e devoted to a convention discus; Mlns Smith fought off hor would-be 8 '°n, It wrt.i announced today. I assailant, who grabbed a box of i-hoo- ! ciliit,- randy tho nurso had boon rar- ! rylng and ugaln find Into the night. j M|KS Mlldrod 1'orry, 16. of 1007 j Klghleonth street, was tho third vlr- j tlin of llu> inndnuin. She told police j sho was walking In tho 1100 block on lOlghteonth stroet when a man sud- Entrants Throng Auditions Today Entrants In the "California's Hour" talent contest thronged radio station moi-ellvabe, it was explained by Cap-i mleB , north of l < "l<e'-sfleld, at 4: tain O'Brien. An effort Is being nmdo j ° <-l''ck yestorday afternoon, to cultivate an Interest In the his-| w - F ' Ijalnl) ' r>1 - of S2 ° K "treat, tory of the. vicinity among enrolloea i " Iul A ' '•• <'oiirlney of Los Angeles i donly leaped out of tbo shndows and , ...,.,,.. (struck her In thu stomach with his Kbll<:s tnls afternoon as auditions fist. Knocked at tho CCC camps. The artist received his training at the Art Institute of Chicago and has iitchlngs In the San lilego inusmim. at the Inwtlluto and In several private colloi.-tlonH. He recently com- were drivers of tho two automobiles which asnertedly were Involved In a sldcswlpn collision. opened to select six winners to appear with Conrad Nagel in a Fron., , . , i tlor Day salute to Bakersfleld and ^Knocked almost senseless by force I Kern county next Monday night. of tho blow, tho young woman was dragged Into a nearby vacant lot, Thoro the fiend again attempted, un Mrs. N'elllr Lamb, 4,1, nnd Mrs. ! "ueci'ssfully, according to pulleo In- Surah Lamb, 7T, pnHNcngors In the i vostlgutors. a criminal attack. Lamti machine, woro Injured, accord- " The audition will continue from to 9 o'clock tonight and from I to 4 and 7 to 9 o'clock tomorrow aft- ornoon and evening. will be selected by pleted a mural at the Wawona CCC jlng to officers of the California Highway 1'utrul. Shortridge Joins Oerald Hay. insurance man, in a letter to the board asked for a $26 Insurance commission as owing to him as his commission on county fire Insurance. The matter was referred to Chairman Roy Woollomes. * « » Fingerprints Topic at Scout Meeting Thirty-five, senior Scouts hoard William A. Snare, chief of tho Kern county bureau of identification, lecture on fingerprints after dinner-at tho Kern River Scout Reservation on Saturday evening. *Thp dinner was tho first of a series planned for older Scouts and drew attendance from Ijfibec, Taft, Reward and Lost Hills as well as Bakersfleld. Thd reservation was also the Bceno of a week end camp enjoyed by troop 44 of Washington School under the leadership of T. O. Long, scoutmaster. Boys attending were 75rnest Long. Jack White, Jr., Kenneth Shelton, Wlllard AVlIliamson. George Clark, Jim Miller, Eugene Brown and Albert Kennedy. Association of John Shortridge, son of former Senator Samuel M. Shortridge. with the law firm of .Osborn and Burum in Bakersflold Ipsbor Vas a :si p : announced today. Shortridge Is a i Cattle and sheep men wcro meet- , Bernardino. .8; Kama Ami 9- Santa ing here today at tho courthouse | liarbara, 1.1; Santa Monica, 1.0, and , with F. H. Carpenter, director of Stockton 11 j grazing under the Taylor grazing ; act, tho purpose of the meeting be! ing to determine whether stockmen j wished the procedure of last year to i obtain for another year and to ob! tain comments on the administration I of tho California Mojavo grazing rj district No. 1. Ills motorcycle from Bak- graduatc tot I nrsfleld to Pontluc, Mich., In 6 days. Melvln La Forgo stopped to Union Cemetery I* a NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, which means that all Income goes Into th« Cemetery treasury. It Is conducted for the benefit of the public and not tor Individual profit. (0% of the saloa of thl» Cemetery goaa Into the Perpetual Care Fund to inaur* Perpetual Care Office at tfm Cemetery Telephone 223? i.,*^ .j, *>Lvtiiii t.^u. A-Hi BIT niuiiut?u 10 n f T» \ *t\*f visit his uncle and aunt, Mr. and j °J ^T1^'^'l™ 1 .^""'' '.»< d Mrs. Albert Smith, formerly of Bak- ersfleld. From Pontlac, Mr. La Forge will continue to Detroit where he has accepted a position. Stariford University, and comple. his law study'at Hastings College Law in San Francisco. Since bold admitted to the bar In California three years ago. he ha« been affl! ated with Garret W. McEnerne: prominent San Francisco attorney. Mr. Shortridgo's association with Osborn and Burum, one. of Bakors-j field long established law firms, b conies effective immediately. Japanese Marines Landed at Hankow (Vaunt rr fl , tlfafrd wtrt) ! , A ™ r , rler Plg: ' %0 " H ?V oun . d 1 P , ad Tr>irrr» c_. . n , „,. i nt Chester avonuo and Twenty-third JOKIO, Sept. 21.—The navy de-S BtrPO , todttj . by L , j,. Webber, 146 today that It Francis street. Highland Park. Mr. Church Worker Is Claimedjby Death Mrs. Gallic Maddux, 50, Negress residing at BOO Thirteenth street, an LLNESS FATAL TO ., , - , "•" iiuHiiHiH win oe selected bv Names 01 pontons hold by police ) talent scouts from tho "California's for Investigation today woro not dl- | Hour," and tho six winners will be IT „, „ i rhimen from tholr number in a S The man responsible for the at- o'clock broadcast templed MfmuiltH Is believed to have Wednesday night over KERN' . . 4 ~ .....~ „ cuiirnutiy illgnt. urn*!" "n'T^''" " .T'i" 1 ' °u f ! No "PPomiment ,s necessary «!S£^2i.^»*™5 Ho was also described as being ex- active member of the Mount Btt|tlst C ' >1 " 11 hore um> tt /.ion ! j Dinner Meeting of Central |Funeral Riles Tuesday for | Committee Is Scheduled j Mrs. Fifield, Popular | Thursday Evening \ Hakersfield Woman Robert L. Sheehan, pioneer oil man of Kern county and now a resident of Long Beach, has returned to his homo following a combined business and pleasure visit here. While In Kern, he was at tho homo of his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sheehan, 132 Woodrow street, Olldale. tect tho life and property of Japanese nationals. "Tho navy fears," said tho announcement, "that It may be forced to resort to some defensive measures in the near future." This action resulted from tho alleged murder of a Japanese by a Chinese In Hankow, latest of a series of several such incidents, and the consequent cinblltermont of Japanese-Chinese relations. Two Japanese destroyers were en route to Hankow. Important Industrial city in Hupeh province on tho Yangtze river.. The navy department said that the sincerity of the Nanking government In wanting to ond anti-Japanese feeling In China was not dependable and henco the protective measures were taken. A spokesman of the foreign office said that recent anti-Japanese do- velopments In China With grave concern. • were viewed , h the InBcrlptlon AU 36 So Cal PflOO and the other K228-162. Mr. Webber's telephone number In 4623-W. Tho zoning of California In accordance with earthquake hazards and the elimination of tho San Joaquln valley as a hazardous area may bo sought at the next meeting of tho stato Legislature said Hugh Me- Nulty, member of the male contractor's license board, It wan-reported today from Fresno. J. J. Nolan, local general Insurance agent, has moved hie office from Eighteenth street to his homo at the McGlll apartments, 1829 13 street, apartment 3. Coast Labor Strife Worrying Hongkong SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 21-T-Un- easlness over the pacific coast maritime labor situation spread to Hong- ...., ...... kong, China, today as ship owners ! seeking bin assailant, took precaution* against a possiblo i break between workers and employ- j ers September 80. The hongkong o«lce of the Japanese N. T. K. Unc announced all contract, for .delivery of cargo here after September 80, when present Mrs. Howard Heikett. who suffered a relapse from it recent operation, was able to return to her home today from Mercy Hospital. Negro Wounded in City Jtnife Battle George Davis, 46, a Negro, was recovering at Kern General Hospital today from a knife wound In the leg received during a street altercation Saturday night; Police are at her home yesterday morning. She was a native of Nashville, Arlt. Surviving are her husband, Huston Maddux. a brother, Kmanuel Walker, Llttlo Hock, Ark., four sisters. Mrs. JfHsle .Smith, \\rt-. Cora Adkins, Miss Itosla Walker and Mrs. Ilena Williams, all of Ashdown. Ark., her father. Hlllle Walker, of Little Hock, two daughters, Mrs. Texana Itlchardson, LOH Angeles, and Mrs. Hosa Lo»» Cox, Bakersfleld, as well as three grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Maddux will be conducted at 1! o'clock Tuesday afternoon, at Mount Zlon Bap- list Church, with the Reverend Mr. Powell officiating. Interment will be In Union cemetery. 1'uyne & Son chapel Is In charge- »f arrangements. City Schools Set -Attendance Mark Breaking all records of attendance yet held by thn Bakersflold city schools, enrollment of pupils thlH morning totaled 6490, 415 more than were registered at the opening last Monday and 422 morn than were reg- -TKOTed lit llflinitne last year. Rearrangement of classes In being made to take car* of the large increase of pupils. The enrollment by building Is as follows: Emerson, 62»; Franklin, 25fi; Fremont, 298; Hawthorne, 381; .rcffernon, 478; Lincoln, 676; Longfellow. 358; Lowoll. 284; McKlnley, 266; William Penn, 234- Roosevelt, 348; Washington, 044; WIlllarnH, 435; Horuju Mann, 311. t'lans for the forthcoming presidential election campaign "will be. perfected at a mooting of the Kern county Democratic central committee, to be held Thursday evening at Hotel 121 Tojon, It was announced today by J. J. McMillan, chairman of tho committee on arrangements. The session will bo held at 7 o'clock, as a combined dinner and buxlncss meeting, according to Mr. McMillan. 10. C. KrnuumM. county central commit ten c*halrnutn. will preside. Another meeting of Importance to Democrats will lw hold Wednesday evening at 8:30 o'clock at thn party's newly opennd Hakrrsfleld headquarters. All Interested Democrats aro Invited to attend the Nr>snlon, at which problems pertaining to tho slate political organization will be discussed. Newly selected Kern county members of the state central committee will be in attendance at iho \Vodn»H- day evening meeting. They an; Ocorge Hay, C. L. Tomerlln, Walter S. Allen. J. O. Uoavlx. Norman Main, Warren J. Houth and ,1. A. Radio I. This group «111 go to Karramento Saturday to participate In tho election of a mate Democratic chairman. Mrs. Neva Nutter Flfleld. 30, well- known Baliprsfleld nursft of U<31 Alta \'l«tri Drive, died In a local hospital yesti-rday afl<-r a nurlden III- n<>ss. Hbc had made lu<r homo hero for flv«: years and wan a graduate nurse of the Mercy Hospital Nurses' School, being also n incinbcr of tho Nurses' Alumni AHSortnlloii. She In survived In Haknrsfleld by her husband, Howard II. Flfleld, «alcn manngfr of the Western States (irocery Company, and leaven iilno her parents. Mr. and Mrs. 11. L. Nutter of fleysi-rvllle, where sin- was born; tluvo brothers, Walter, Bertrand and Harry N'utter, all of Ory- snrvlllo, and four slHlcrn, Mrs. C. AV. Butlr-r of Hnnta Rosa. Mrs. Ucorgc Sk-rock and Mrs. l)»lbert ROHH of Hopland, and Miss Jean Nutter of IJ^yservlHe. Funrral services will be conducted by tho Rev«r«nd William 10. 1'alrlck at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning from I'nynn ft Hon chapel. Th« body will then be taken to Mealdsburg.' California, where burial In tho family plot will bo In charge of tho Young funeral 1101110, tremnly unclean bodily. GIRL C'HOKKD IN HOMK IIY NKGRO Four Negroes were hold by Bak- orsflold pollen tuday for questioning concerning an attempted assault on Francis Downing, 14, of 821 Twenty-second street, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. 13. Downing. Francis Downing and an 11-year- old slfltnr worn sleeping alono at home last night while their parents wor« at a moving picture theater, police woro. Informed. A man described by tho children as an unshaven N>gro, entering thn house through an unlocked rear door, solsted tho older of the two girls by iho throat and was choking her when ho was frlghtcnod away by the cries of the younger. , but entrant* aro asked to bring their own music If possible. There la no age or type limit. DANTKI) WITH KAISKIl WATKItTOWN. Wls.. Sept, 21. ft;. I'.}— Mrs. Augusta Uulwlorf, 79- year-old Waterlown widow, recalls the days when she danced with Kaiser Wllhelrn 11 and tho late | President I'aul Von Hlndi-nburg of ! Germany. She was a girl of 13, living j near Berlin, whon the Fraiioo-I'run- ' slan war rugod. Western Business at Five-Year High (Amorintrit 1'rrnt Lraurd II Oe; | SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. L'l.—Far- j w«*t(»rii buslnr-HH moved up enough i In August to make a new high for i flvi- yearn, the Bank of America's ! foinputatloiiH Indicated tuday. ! The bunk'« Index of biiMJnosd activity rose to Tti.Ii pt>r cent of the ll)2a-2Ii level, the highest H |II<-P AUK- j nut, 1831, wbi-n lhi> Index stood at 77, union working agreements . expire, will contain n strike clause. SHIPS COLLIDE ' j SAN PEDRO. Hcpt. 21. (L'. P,>— | Tho battleship Texa» and the British j tanker Scnlaria collided In the outer j harbor thin morning. Thn wanshlp'n , stern appeared to lx» dented but neither *hlp was believed seriously damaged. DEATH'S RECORD Dated from October S, 1935 / On Monday of each week The Californlan will publish the record of Kern county deaths resulting from traffic accidents. Watch Death's Record and beware! Dead this week 2 Dead previously reported ^97 Total on Death's Record » 95) UXIVB CAREFULLY Alter Meeting Date of Travelers Group A changn In meeting dat« and place was announced to Rakernflvld Council No. 883. United Commercial Travelers, today by N. L. Delmarter, secretary. Instead of meeting on tho third Tuesday of each month ut M!«>»<.• hall thq council will meet on Monday at tho W. O. W. hall, Eighteenth and I strwts, with the first mooting tonight. This will bo the first mooting; since JUMP. Paul P. Newell, editor of the Kern Horald and president of the. Bast Uakersfleld Progressive Club, will bo the evening's speaker, und a .light supper will follow. Scenes of Death Valley J Are Shown Beautiful Doath valley scenery was shown by moans of colored slides to tho Bakersfleld Klwanls Club today by Miss Kathryn Hunan, malinger of Furnace Creek Inn. who showed tho photographs In Illustration of a lecture on the history wmi" tho sconlc attractions of tho valley. She related how two groups of "forty-niners" wandered Into tho valley seeking a shortcut froni tho usual routo from Salt I.ake City to San Borriardlno and bow after groat deprivations ono of tho parties was rescued from Los Angeles. AH tho, train passed over the t'anamlnl mountains Mrs. Bt-nnott. wife uf the party's loader, lookod buck and mild. "Uoodbyo, valloy of death," thus chlstonlnK it, Mr«. Hunun xutd. The speaker Is tho milstandlng authority on Urath vulh-y history, James Doan, program chairman, told tho Klwanlans. I'resldonl (ilonn Stanfltld im- nouncod tho appolnttnont of Hay Burum. chairman. Melvln Hay and hlniHPlf HM a commltti.* to urrangu for attendance at the state cunven- tlon In MIsMUm Inn at Riverside. October *, 9 and 10. Tho Reverend Orover Ralston, tnlnlnU-r of the First Mi'tbc.aUt Church, was Introduced OM a new member. Alfred H. Borden of Arvinjs Taken Alfred Harrison Boden. 48, Arvln mechanic, died at a local hospital yesterday following a brief Illness. A native of Lacosta, Calif., Mr. Borden had resided In Arvln for tho past 17 years. He is survived by threo brothers, W. O. Borden. of Arvln, Edward H.. of Oxnard. and K. L., of Wlnslow, Aria., and a sisters, Mrs. J. V. Brown, Arvln. Funeral services will bo conducted Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at Fllcklnger-DIgler chapel. with the Reverend Mr Packard officiating, and Interment will be In Union cemetery. Fumes of Alcohol Overcome Worker Overcome, by alcoholic fumes of an Arvln winery. Nick Bradonovlch, S2, wan rushed to Mercy Hospital last night In a Hopson ambulance. The -sported—unconscious and tun tt \\'t In a serious condition as result of near asphyxiation. He Is on employ* of tho winery. ! MONUMENTS SALE EXTENDED Until October t Final Opportunity to Buy ut WHOLESALE OR LESS ! Suspect in "Pants" ! ! Thefts Probe Jailed i j Ix>ule Hantlbanez. 10, was hold by i I Bakorsficld polioo today as "suspect" j 'In the recent series of-pants burg-i I larion. The young man was ar- < ! ro»tod by Officei-s Tom Hlldroth and i J. 'II. txjunsbury ua he allegedly was' | attempting to gain entry Into B/I ' liomo (it 431 Truxtun avenue last > night, , o . ' .' i -MAXT DESIGNS TO CHOOSE FROM ED. 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