The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 11, 1944 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 8

Publication:
Location:
Bakersfield, California
Issue Date:
Wednesday, October 11, 1944
Page:
Page 8
Start Free Trial
Cancel

8 Wednesday, October 11, 1944 Q%e itakercfftib Ca Worn Ian SHARING between the SHEARS Hy MAE If you are just getting that package for the woman overseas into the innil, here nre a few things you do not need to put into it. No alarm clocks are needed, the le call docs the trick. If you have a flashlight keep it, tho <;;. I. j.-uie trots one from the army supplies. Tho woman in sfrvico also has ;i flat iron and besides thoy ar'j heavy to ship. Scrap bn-.k.s all have to pass through the censor when thoy fli.'inse stations and there is tfrave dancer of scrap book.s and diaries falling into om-iiiy hands. I Jest idea i<= to keep a scrap bonk at home for her to enjoy la lor. Ton bad. but sewing kits, shoe shine kits, manicure sets are nil available in the P. X., so why take the trouble of .shipping them. Girdles, too, are issued to tho G. J. fcninie. Bobby pins, hairnets, waving fluids, shampoo and toilet soaps arc all at the P. Now you want to know what to send. So here. It is according to the army dupe sheet. Leather folding picture frames —better with tho pictures, too. A booklet of family mugs and familiar places, always good. Identification bracelets with those littlo sentimenlH only people who are dear to each other c;jn think up. Silver doping chains are pretty nice, too. Personalized stationary does a lot for rnonile of the women who has to have regulation everything else. Sun glasses are popular with the women in f Mo army. There js plenty of glare at army fields and particularly in the sunny climates. SAUNDERS Fruitcake is the best kind of food to ship overseas. Among the books, send only the current best sellers, because the post libraries and the Red Cross get the older good ones. Cream deodorants and depill- tarie.H are not obtainable overseas and may bo appreciated. Colognes and perfumes in plastic compacts are handy to have, but forget the heavy exotic scents. They just don't go with a uniform. Hose, the sheerest you can find for off-duty wear. Handkerchiefs are still pood and are better if they are pale yellow linen to match the chamois-colored scarf and gloven worn with the uniform. And colorful scarves may be worn bandanna, style with sports and play clothes. Women in the service can wear appropriate clothes when engaging In active sports, such costumes as shorts, Blacks, two and three- piece play suits being welcome additions to the wardrobe. Brown kid gloves are worn with the winter \VAC uniform and winter off-duty dross. Lingerie does not have to be kbakl, but can be pretty and lare- trimrned. "White or pastel slips nre necessary for the now off-duty dresses. Housecoats are useful for relaxing around the AVAC quarters and be sure the slippers are comfortable, with strong soles, but light boel.s, because nobndy likes to hoar anybody clacking around tho barracks after lights are nut. Then Jf you know where yimr O. I. girl is, decide if she could use ski suits or swim togs, camera «m! films. (jonera.1 suggestions are starch (for tho girl in England), elastic for repairs, zippers, popcorn (un« popped), shirt hangers, and initialed clothes pins. .,. ' *:•,-:'••' -' CLASS OFFIC-KRS--Lo;ui<'rs of classes in Maker.sfield Ttteli School are Jjon Pruett. extreme left, president of the .senior class; Pat Stockton, president, sopbomoiv class; Dick Kills, president nf the junior class! and standing. Lorry Teter, freshman class president. CITE POWER ABSENT VOTERS STATE GROUP MAY CONTROL ELECTION Absentee voters of California, expected to number 500,000 including men and womon in the service, may decide who the next president of the United States will be, according to Frank M. Jordan, secretary of state, who conferred here yesterday with K. J. Veon, county clerk on procedures for counting the soldier ballots. California, a strategic state politically, and oftm unpredictable in its preferences, rnny find that Its absentee voters will havo a potent voice after November 7 while the final returns come in. Servicemen and women's votes must be. in this year by November 2:\ in order to be counted. Secretary nf State Jortlnn said that county clerks were boin« the authority to fill out the m.'iinder of affidavits if the turea were made authentically order that full representation be given to voters who might have nep-lectcd details of absentee ballot- inpr. He said that he thought the response in soldier voting wan going to be excellent as it was running as hiffh as 40 per cent. Uo said that out of 110,000 absentee ballots out from California, 34,000 had already been returned. lie said approximately 1000 ballots of absentee voters out of 3000 out in Kern county had been returned here showiner an even higher rate, of voting interest. Tf California voters do not receive their state ballot by October 1. thoy may receive the federal ballot, be said. ;-?>>, /'?v >".v,-',v. i'*t* ; /^-wjttqwxHVg*«%v - - - - :• i, -••™-^^^::v<:<wS?^ > ^^- ' . ^\¥*::y:" --.;• •. H '. re in Bakersfield High School Elects New Class Officers Returning Private Relates Experiences in South Asia G. I. Joe is making quite an imprint on India and he is liked a great deal by the natives, according to Private James O'Hare, Jr., homo on a sick furlough from the India- Burma theater of war. Private O'Hare WHS In the veterinarian corps of the medical unit, serving under General S til well and part of the effective group of 7nen that kept animals, men and materials moving up the Udo Hoar?. He pushed along with the combat units that went Into the Maingkwan and Hunan valley, Where Merrell's Ala lira uderH took the offensive against the Japanese. Most of the Burmese natives are friendly to the Allied troops, he reports. Part of Private O'Hare's duties was the training of horses, lioth as saddle and pack animals and many of these had to be taught to swim native rivers and streams, slick at the bottom with lava rock and bordered with almost impenetrable jungle. This Kern county lad, one of tho younger prize winners in Bakersfield Frontier Day Association rodeo riding, said bronco busting Is much the Fame In India as here, except POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT WK • - - • ** - -. '.* . . - . V . ..V L * •-. '-V- ' ''' • - *. .-.v«» •f v.v, I.".-- m .••I •V.* • r '•- ,-OAV '-M > m .- -. See and Hear Lt. Governor FRED OUSER Tonight for the continual pests of Insects and fevers that bother men and animals alike. He wild that the Impact of India upon the average G. I. is hard to take, particular the beggers, purposely crippled from infancy because of Illegitimacy of birth and the caste system that prevents a human being from ever changing his station in society. American Influence Is predominant everywhere in India at the present time, said Private O'Hare, who observed that both Mohammedans and Hindus work side by side for the Americans and have become, In many instances, reconciled to the American ideas that persons of various religions can work together. The attitude of the American soldier to the native is much different from that, of the English soldier, he com- merited. The army transportation system has almost revolutionized India In many respects, because where formerly one train ran a week, now GO trains a week go carrying supplies. He reported that the 70 rupees a day paid to Indian workers was as much as they formerly earned in a. month and that both adults and children were showing better physical health as tho result of better food, as well as the health and sanU tatkm measures taken by the Americans. It is not unusual for huge vultures to sweep down upon a group of men and snatch food from their hands while eating, the private reported, and he related how on one march, they passed a place where vultures swooped and settled. Upon investigation it proved to be an open cemetery where the bodies were devoured by the vultures. Private O'Hare commented upon the bravery of the Chinese soldier, and the difficulties of understanding between the average Chinese soldier and the average American soldier, "the difference In viewpoint, background and training being so enormous unless you have great patience and a sense of humor, it is exceedingly difficult," he said. Private O'Hare was first sent to an Indian hospital and was later flown to Miami, Kla,, arriving this week at Modesto, where he will report for further hospltalization at the end of 10 days. Kagerly awaited by students and faculty alike, the election returns of the class ol'1'icer voting bold Thursday at Bakersfield High School showed Don Pruett, chosen by bis senior classmates to hold clown the job of senior class president, with L. C. Lovely running him a close second. Miss Lucille Uow was voted In as vice-president, witli Miss Joanne Meske runner-up; Miss Betty Ashvvorlh was elected as senior secretary, with Miss Beverly Stephenson running second, and Bob Ak-Kinnon was elected to the post of senior treasurer, witli Miss Barbara HeaJy, runner-up. "Winning the junior class presidency was Dick EJli.s, who was given a close race by Miss Sully Burke; while Brenton Anderson was elected vice-president, with Gene ^immor another close second. Miss Kaminie Lou Seelcy will be the sec-rotary, with Miss Jean Clark coming in second. Elected as junior treasurer was Miss Sandy Samlstead, given close competition by Miss Dorothy Yutes. Sophomore class presidency was won by Miss Pat Stockton, with Miss Donis Baker coming in second. Miss Marco McKce won the post of sophomore vice-presidency, with Miss Nita Sellers a runner-up. Elected as secretary was Miss Mary CaUUvell, with Miss Vivian Ann Prunly coining in second. Miss Tbclma Cady was voted in as sophomore treasurer, while Miss Betty Crosby was second in the race. Given a close race by Clyde Zuvcr, Lorry Teter was elected us freshman class president, while. Sylvia Davidson, with Miss SalJio Salisbury running second, was elected as vice- president. Miss Clydene Holland, with MJ'SH Sliirleo Hurt rimncr-iip,' will be class secretary; ami Miss Syl MeNinch, with Kobert Koss, runner-up, will be <_-l;uss treasurer. Miss Ituth Neiman, adviser for the student body elections, announced that tho following members of the election board were especially helpful in organizing and MipeVvisintr the student voting yesterday: Miss Jane Clare, chairman of the election board; Miss Barbara Thomson, girls' league; Bill Sanders, boys' service; Mi.ss Anne Tolle, Blue and White; Miss Betty Mooney, hostess; Miss Laura Bush, Valkyries; Don Sutton, cadets; Jack Ellery, Big "B;" Mike Combos, boys' federation. Brock Department Featured in Book T Published in the current issue of the Dry Goods Journal, a national trade magazine circulated throughout the department stores of the United States, is an article about the yardage department of the Malcolm Brock Company of this city. Included with the article are several pictures of the displays featured by the store in its windows and on the counters. IS CITED—Corporal Carroll L. Keesee, 38, brother of R. H. Kee- sce, 405 Decatur street, Oildale. has boon cited for his performance in the Fourth Troop Currier Squadron, Twelfth Air Force, while participating in operations in the China-India-Burma theater, and is entitled to wear the Distinguished Unit Badge. The citation in part reads: "The Fourth Troop Carrier Squadron ordered from its station in the Mediterranean theater to India to give desperately needed support to isolated Allied units fighting in the Jmphal valley and Myitkyina areas." The Fourth Squadron assisted in delivering "35,000 troops, 13,000 tons of food, equipment, medical supplies, arms, ammunition and 390 mules, and in evacuating on return flights more than 3500 Allied casualties. Through the proficiency and heroic self-sacrifice on the part of each member of the expedition in accomplishing almost impossible feats, the reinforced Allied army was enabled to resume, the offensive and drive the enemy from this area." KAISER NOT SUPERSTITIOUS PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 11. OP)™ There's iTothinff half-way about Henry J. Kaiser's Swan island shipyard, even in the way it flaunts superstition. Friday the thirteenth the yard will deliver the thirteenth tanker from shipyard No. 1. There'll be 33 persons on the launching- program, and 13 diners at the sponsor's table. ARRAIGNED Four men were arraigned yesterday in Judge Frank Noriega's Third Township Court on charges of violation of the alcohol beverage control act. Ben Johnson, Mack Allen and Kd Grady pleaded not guilty and their trial date was set for October 17 at 2 p. m. James Mobley pleaded guilty and will be sentence'd at the same time. Hearing for Couple Continued to Oct. 11 Judge Stewart Magee heard three cases yesterday in Sixth Township Court. Theda and Theodore Rowe, each charged with robbery and grand theft from a person, were arraigned. No plea was entered, hearings will be continued October 11 at 2 p. m. Wiley Dorris is counsel for the defendants. Albert Plant was arraigned charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Bail was set at $1000. Morris Chain was defense counsel. Bail for James Leroy Eldridge, charged with grand theft of an automobile, was set at $3000 which was not furnished. The preliminary hearing will be October 20, at 2 p. m. on 11 ' ^^^**i^^^^»»fc register now Jefferson Park Deadline for Blue Tokens Extended Members of tho food trade will have through October 1C, rather than through October 9, in which to deposit bluo ration tokens in ration bank accounts or to exchange them for other forma of ration currency, tho Fresno district OI'A office announced today. In connection with the discontinuance of blue tokens for consumer use on September 30, the original plan gave the trade an additional nine days—through October 9—in which to deposit tokens, or in which to exchange them at their local Wai- Price and Rationing Boards for other ration currenc3'. Because of the large number of tokens spent by consumers at or near the September 30 deadline, trade members in some instances may not be able to turn them in by October 9. Today's action, therefore, gives the trade an additional seven days for this purpose. Gef your P.D.Q. Certificate for a new post-war TEmrson Radio Preference Delivery Quota Avoid rtie post-war rush for new radios. Reserve your Emerson Radio today by signing the £mcrson Preference Register in our store. No deposit — no obligation. Get your P.D.Q. Certificate and be among the first to buy a new Emerson Radio when civilian sets become available. Radio and Appliance Co. faj_i. L' . .. ftU-i— "f ... i , - - .... *_--?,„_.. Fox Theatre Building 2015 H Street, Dial 4-4055 Long Distance call is almost as good as being there in person. Helps a lot when there aren't too many other calls on the wires. Houser Will Discuss Issues qf His Campaign \ HOMPSOI BRAND r- IT'S UP TO YOU TO SEE THEM THROUGH GIVE TO YOUR WAR CHEST S wh u can 9 circuits U. S. SENATE i from 7 to 10 PUBLIC CORDULLY INVITED BETTER BLEND FOR BETTER DRINKS CLENMORE DISTILLERIES COMPANY Incorporllcd LOUISVILLE. KENTUCKT night for service men and women. Blended Whiskey 86.8 Proof 65% Grain Neutral Spirits THE PACIFIC TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY 1520 Twentieth Street, Bakerstield. Telephone 4*4561 Weed Patch Service I McFarland Students Station Burglarized Map Fire Week Plans Two burglaries, both of -\vhich happened sometime during the night, were reported to the county sheriff's office early this morning. An undetermined amount of cash was taken from Weed Patch Service Station, according to Judge O. F. Pariah, proprietor. Deputy Sheriff Grover Kays is investigating. D. J. Nord of Rosedale reported that his store was entered some time during the night and cotton saks and oil taken. Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Johns is investigating. nfant Boy Succumbs on Santa Fe Train A 3-months-old infant, Larry Basil Cooper, died eaily this morning aboard Santa Fe train 23 between Mojave and Bakersfield, according to H report received by the coroner's office today. An inquest is pending. The child's mother is Mrs. Beatrice Cooper of Tulsa, Okla., and the father ig P. B. Cooper, seaman in the navy stationed at Coronado. FOUR GIRLS ARRESTED Police arrested four girls between the ages of 8 and 10 yesterday afternoon on charges of shoplifting. They are said to have taken junk jewelry from three downtown stores Saturday. They were released in the custody of their parents. McFarland High School students and teachers are planning 1 to Heed Fire Prevention Week by giving full co-operation to the local fire flght- ang authorities and by cleaning up all possible fire hazards on the campus, it was announced by Principal L. A. Wiemers. Appointed to serve not only for Fire Prevention Week but for the school year, is a fire safety committee which will take over the responsibility for co-operatingr with school officials in reducing the dangers of fire around the high school. Members of the committee include Leon Combs, fire chief; Don Bendoski, Barbara Taylor and Evelyn Lindley. Included in the responsibilities of the committee are such duties -as making a daily inspection of the exits, making reports and recommendations to the principal, arranging through the principal for cleatfng any blocked exits, acting as custodian of the red flag known as the "fire obstructoin," and inspecting the building periodically for fire hazards. * Fire drill rules and a building evacution chart have been prepared to expedite the fire drills, Mr. Wiera- era reported. SENTENCED Jenny McVey, charged with assault with a deadly weapon, was sentenced yesterday to 180 days, 30 of which she must serve in the county jail and the remainder suspended for a period of 2 years by Judge Frank Noriega of Third Township Court. *-.. *-. /**- W ' / '£«• K'-'* l £ > - *^A •v> '-v - 'J - r. I'.". 1 - Sfc /?.&:; - M . f. ?*:•.* • -:• c- V i. *.- t,. • - I * • 4 L • f ' LTHLft '.-<• :-. .-.<• W L- 'I'-,' ' "* •va r. V.V Iff,- •'•'•'• * . MUNSIN famous little Garter-Brief 'S newest treat for you! that gentle sleek* wardrobe. ener, garter-belt and pantie in one ... in snow cool colors cooked up to add fresh fillip to your >nderful whimsy . . . and smooth as ice cream . . . being made of Munsingwear's own Foundette knitted rayon with zipper closing, and elastic at the waist! MAIN FLOOR CORSET SHOP Many N DOBBS HATS Arrived Today • • • • - *_•_*••• »...*' ».• ».*.*.P.* ,"•» V.V.VA'. ' ,v.**v -v. •. . f i + fit i m m I m - . •'•X-.'. v.' .y •,-- - 1 > 4 * » » • » » • ' • i i i r 1 ••"'' v;vA-;---*ttK*-*''' .%'.'.V*-. .v.v,v.v.-.v: : X : >£ : :vt : i i i J | i • • ••••**••••»• iilii FIVE HUNDRED A young cloche anH a smart one! Dobbs new V-badf, flatiron crown, with watch fob braid trim. In fall town and country colors. Dobbs-sized to your head. $795 i MAIN FLOOR Dobbs Hats Are Exclusive With Us r . ^ I

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free