The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 13, 1944 · Page 6
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Friday, October 13, 1944 gafctrgfielb Calttornfan MONTGOMERY WARD Fashion decrees more feminine clothes for Fall—with less of that "tailored to a T" look! Here it is beauti- fully fulfilled in wool-and-rayon with dressmaker tuckings or shirrings on the bodice ... with flattering accents of contrast fabric. Colors as bright as jewels, too! Sizes 9 to 15,12 to 20. Ask about Wards M Tim* Payment Plan) qntgomer Twenty-fifth and Chester Phone 7-7871 "Where Parking I& Easier" HEADS COMMITTEE—Tn charge of the legislative committee of the Hakersfield Branch, American As- soi-iation of I 'niversity Women, is .Mrs. Stella Ting, who recently presided at a meeting in her home, L'lL'S T\vcnly-t'irst street. Auxiliary Holding District Meeting District No. lii, American Legion Auxiliary, composed of -<> units, will meet Sunday at 10 a. m. in Hotel El Tcjon with Mrs. Eleanor Kunsl- man. uf Vi.salia, district president, presiding. .Mrs. L. Brannamaii. vici'-presidi-nt of the department of California, will also he present to install the following officers: .Mrs. Dora Hoskins, vice-president; Mrs. Until Ahcrcrom- bie, of Visalki, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. liacbel I fudges. Mo.iave, scr- gcant-at-arms: Mrs. Virginia I'ruitt, Arvin, marshal: .Mrs. .Mouola Harris, Visllia, chaplain; and Mrs. Margaret Watts, musician. Mrs. Mildred Klory. dcpri rt incut legislation chairman, will also be in attendance to present a. program of legislative benefits and veteran's bills. Mrs. Dora Hoskins and Mrs. Jtuy A. Nisbetl are making arrangements fur the district meeting. HhyNillion* NowVo This!* A FEW DROPS Quickly RelUve Distress of HEAD COLDS! It's so easy toget prompt, effective relief from distress of head colds with Va-tro-nol! Works right where trouble Is to reduce congestion — soothe irritation — make breathing easier. Also helps prevent many colds from developing if used in time. Tryit! Pollowdirectionsinfolder. VICKS VA-TRO-NOL Reviews Delight A. A. U. W. Section Yankee From Olympus, 12 Other Works Discussed Mrs. Lafayette Bane* reviewed "Yankee 7-Yoin Olympus" and 2d\-~ Alfred Allies commented briefly on 12 hooks when book section, Biikers- field branch, American Association ot I'niverHity Women, held its first meeting of the year recently at the home of Mrs. K. II. Clare, 1!)^4 H street, with Miss Kdith llowcll, chairman, presiding'. Mrs. Ames, assistant chairman Kave 10 minutes of thumbnail sketches of hooks, Including "(Ireen Dolphin Street" by Klizabelh fjourljjp the book which won the $lL'f>,(>00 award by Metro (ioiilwyn Mayer, which is being* filmed: "Some of My Best Friends arc Soldiers," by Mar- «;<r«'t Jlalsey. a series of letters, carries an important theme dealing will) racial prejudice, "Valley of the Sky," by Staff Sergeant llobert Douglas Skidrnore. in which one gets an insight into the feelings, thoughts and lives of a bomber clew; "Immortal Wife" by Irving Stone, a biographical novel and "Xigbt Knto Night" by Philip Wiley, philosophical and metaphysical novel about death, Best sellers In fiction mentioned by Mrs. Ames in the order of their popularity were. "Strange Kruit," by Lillian Smith, a book which has been banned by the Boston library; "Itax.ors Kdge." by \V". Somerset Maugham, a quest for religious faith; "The History of Koine Hanks," by Joseph Stanley Pennell, and "The Kobe." by Lloyd Douglas—to be filmed in technicolor. Non-fiction best sellers mentioned were "The Time for Decision by Sunnier AVelles; "I Never Left Home," by V.ob Hope — three-fourths typically Roll Hope and ihe other rinarter a sincere tribute to our fighting men; and "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon. Catherine Bovven has a thesis that one cannot know a man unless one knows his background, Mrs. Banes said. Consei|Ui'ii t ly in ''Yankee I'Yom Olympus," Mis. Bowen begins the book with the story of the life of the stern Calvinistic minister. Lrrandfather. of Oliver Wendell Holmes, the second. Oliver Wendell Holmes, the first, early reacted against the Calvinislic theology of his father, being fond of poetry and the lighter things of life, anil was to become known as the Autocrat, of Hie Breakfast Table. A sou, Oliver Wendell Holmes, the second, was born and grew tip in Boston just before the Civil War, in an atmosphere of strife. This son became a great lawyer and first associate justice. He became known as the (Ireat Dissenter, and is said to have been the greatest judge of the Knglish speaking world. All hough the book has its flaws. Mrs. l-ianes said it would long be remembered by its readers. The next meeting of the Book Sec- linn will be held at the home of Mrs. I-'. K. Walthall, ,'!uo Magnolia avenue, on November 1 I. IS COMri.lMENTED—Miss Ruth Patrick, recent visitor from Samuel Merritt Hospital. Oakland, was guest of honor at a dinner given by Mrs Howard L. Booth and her daughter, Mrs. John L. Iliiigtnan. at the Booth home, .:'.7 Chester Lane. Miss Patrick Is Visitor Locally Miss Ruth Patrick, a cadet nurse training at Samuel Merritt Hospital in Oakland, was recently the honorce at a dinner held at the home of Mrs. Howard L. Booth, ---7 Chester Lane. .Mrs. Booth was assisted by her daughter, Mrs. John L. Ringman. The honorce is the daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel and Mrs. William K. Patrick. In July of this year Miss Patrick, accompanied by her mother and brothers, Itaymond and Edward, visited the lieutenant- colonel, who is serving as a chaplain at Camp Vandorn, Miss. Miss Patrick attended Bakerstield High School. Her father is a former lector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Among those attending were Mr. and Mrs. John A. Ringman Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Furgy, Miss Bettie Booth, .Miss Shari Booth. Miss Patrick's uncle, Ralph L. Patrick, and Howard I'ooth. Speech Section to Fill Appointments Miss Fairbanks Tells of Current Broadway Plays In line with its hope of being 1 useful in the community, speech section of Business ami Professional Women's Club accepted seven program assignments for interpretation of bnllot measures when members hold their first regular session Tuesday evening at William Penn School. Mrs. Lawrence I. "VVeill is the class director and Miss Betty Gould is the chairman. Those who will interpret ballot measure include Mrs. Neva I^iwson. Mrs. Otis Hymer, Miss Oould, Miss Vera Gibson and Mrs. Gladys Mamreus. Groups which have asked for speakers include Ladies of the Lions, Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Council ot Jewish Women, A\". C. T. 1"., a Tied Cross sewing group of R'nai B'rith auxiliary, the club's speech section and Woodmen of the World. Surprising members, Miss Marjorie Fairbanks gave an impromptu talk on plays seen in New York, for the early portion of the evening. She pronounced "Three's a Family," refreshing und fast moving; ''The Searching Wind," a scathing Hellman denunciation of attitudes preceding World War II; "Kiss and Tell," enjoyable and gay and the type of fare that, is usable for Bnk- ersfield Community Theater;' ".Iu- colisky and the Colonel" interesting; "The Two Mrs. Can-oils," remark- abl<; for the work of Elizabeth BergHIT: "Carmen Jones." colorful and beautifully costumed; "Oklahoma," refreshing with fine dancing and tuneful rnusie. She pronounced the Icecapades not superior to those of the west const. Referring to a psychological drama, she said she bad been less impressed than when it was presented as a cutting by the class director, last spring. TO OPEN SERIES—Dr. Frederic Woellner, head of the education department at University of California at Los Angeles and extension lecturer for U. C., will discuss "The Layman Looks at the Bible" when Bible section of Woman's Club opens its year's season Monday at 2 p. in. in the club auditorium. All interested persons are invited. Campfire Leaders Make Rank Awards Girls Help Tuberculosis Association With Drive P. T. A. NOTES Aid Society Makes Twelve Crib Quilts Ladies Aid Society of Oiklale Community Church met recently for an . all-day meeting, at which time 12 | crib quilts were finished for the Red ; ( Yoss. The society has two quilts that will be given away in November. ; The articles will be on display and j plans for their disposal will be fur| tliered Friday, October :.'", at the ! church. On that day also the i 1-Yiendly Circle will serve a dime-a- dish dinner at tin church. More than SSJ parents and teachers are members of the Standard ' School ]'. T. A., as a result of the i membership drive which will end ; today, it was reported at the P. T. A. i family politick for fiUn persons, held recently at the Standard School. j Following the potiuck was a busi- , ness meeting and program with Mrs. j K. Leimbach presiding. Guest j speaker of the evening was Judge Warren Stockton who chose "Citizen- ! ship Begins at Home" as his topic for discussion. It is the judge's I opinion that parents are responsible for child delinquency and that there will be no delinquency when parents become good citizens and teach their children to be good citizens. After the meeting three short movies were shown and community singing was led by \VilIia:n Duntsch. accompanied by Miss Dorothy Keniston. A P. T. A. prayer was read by Mrs. M. J. Vanalta. Next regular meeting of the association is scheduled for 3 p. m. November 14 in the school auditorium. The committee of awards of the Camp Kire Girls met last week and passed the following girls in rank: Janice Hatch, trail seeker; Barbara Wilson, wood gatherer: Ann Mathey and Betty Jean Brockman, torch bearer rank in citizenship. Those serving on the committee of awards were Mrs. Lawrence Weill, Mrs. John Loiistalot, and Mrs. A. S. Goode. Camp Fire girls are helping the T. B. Asssocjation by folding Christmas seals. The following girls folded 4SIMI seals on Saturday: Frances Ky- rand, Doris Aldrich, Barbara Carlson, Joan Downie, Ann Mathey, Palsy Sue Gregory, Janet Springer. Martha Molhook, Gcraldine Taylor, Betty Jean Brockman, <'arolyn Cross, Barbara Bain. Patricia Bridge, Barbara Wolfe, Itarnona Brooks, Anna Lois Morclock and Mary Anne Sceales. The Wahanka yroup, under the leadership of Mrs. Virginia Downie and Mrs. C. L. Gibson, recently mot and made plans for the coming year activities. The meeting was held in the home of Thelnui Cut-now, hostess for October. It was decided that one evening a month will be spent rolling bandages for the Kod Cross. The group is knitting an afghan and making scrap books for the soldiers in the hospitals. A dinner and theater party is also planned in celebration of four of the girls having birthdays recently. ^^**2%3SS^£i-;-;- SEE DOROTHY I AMOUR IN PARAMOUNT 1 * "RAINBOW ISLAND' Can you out-score Dorothy Lamour? Find out who knows the most about coffee — you or Dorothy Lamour! Have fun playing M. J. B.'s new Coffee Quiz game! Correct answers to quiz are printed in quiz panel below. (But no fair peeking until you've tried to answer the questions yourself!) Q* Coffee when first discovered was called by a name which means "the stimulating, the invigorating"; that name was ;.. D coflah C] kahveh \~] mutobo Q« The coffee-making method most widely used in the West (according to recent survey) is ... f*1 glass coffee-maker fl pot l"""| drip PI percolator Q* M. J. 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WOELLNER TO TALK ON MONDAY WILL OPEN BIBLE SECTION SERIES FOR WOMAN'S CLUB For its opening session, Bible Section of Bakerstield Woman's Club will present as its speaker Dr. Frederic Philip AVoellner, of Los Angeles, professor of education nt University of California at Los Angeles, and extension lecturer for University of California. The visitor, who will be introduced by Mrs. T. ,T. Clanin, section chairman, will speak on "A Layman* Presents the Bible." The program introduces the year's theme, "The Bible—A Global Challenge." Mrs. A. B. Tiock is vice-chairman of th« section. Doctor Woellner. an alumnus of University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati Teachers' College, and Columbia, has been connected with Buffalo S\ate Teachers' College and other eastern institutions. lie has lectured in California, Pennsylvania and Hawaii and i.j an active member of many fraternities, clubs and civic and church groups. Officers in charge are stressing the fact that this and till Bible Station programs are open to interested persons. The year's theme, while divided chronologically, is so designed that each unit is complete in itself. While the most benefit will be derived through attending the seven lectures as a course, no program will depend upon preceding- material. DELANO INITIATION A large class of new members will be initiated into Delano chapter. Order of Eastern Star, at a meeting Tuesday night at the Masonic temple, with Mrs. Mitchell K. Benton, matron, and Mitchell E. Bonton, patron, presiding. Formula for Fashion Tlic-ru's Kumethiiii; very fnjl, l'J-14, about a soft suit ail urban sophisticated air. MISS KATE 1VESTER, whose cool bloiule beauty eu- liances the office of superintendent of schools, has chosen to chalk up high grades in an all-wool mist-grey suit with wide, white chalk stripes. The subtle touch of soft velvet at the cellar, the three little pearl nud black buttons, the points-like-a-butler's coat on the jacket all make it full credit to the lovely wearer. YOU'LL WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE in ail all-wool three-piece gabardine suit. The cardigan jacket is noteworthy for fine detail, and the matching topper is truly classic. It comes in scarab-blue, Mignonette- green and beaver-brown. BAGGY PANTS ARE DATED . . . but not by the male. It's that sleek, tapered look of a self-assured slack suit that gets 'em these days. IT'S A VV1NXAH! . . . The lovely rayon-gabardine slack- suit that ran off with the blue ribbon at the Los Angeles * fashion review this fall. The detail is in the sleeves set-in like a trench coat's front and < back, the short lumberjack jacket that ties at the waist, and the wonderful colors. Your choice of solids in grapefruit-yellow, lake-blue or bark- brown . .. or a combination of yellow with black or brown.. Sizes 12 to 20. A SWEATER IS BETTER if it's Catalina. The new Fall collection of Catalina Jacquards is now on display at Kgger's in all their glorious colors. SMART LIKE A FOX you'll be on that luscious blue-fox short coat that's so distinctive NEW this season. STRAIGHT FROM THE SHOULDER hangs your new fall coat in vivid, courageous colors. It's nationally advertised, and instantly recognized HS JAUNTY JUNIOR, the label that spells tops in quality and precision workmanship. In soft, luxurious shaggy wools with fascinating detail of design. Comes in all sizes. Giving is a painless operation, so you can't "give till it hurts" . . . have YOU made your contribution to the 1044 War Fund?

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