The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 13, 1944 · Page 11
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SHARING By MAE Public opinion can have and already has had a big influence in shaping United States foreign policy, according to Mark Gayn, journalist, educator and lecturer, who only recently edited the Asia and Russian news department of Time Magazine. In an interview at Hotel El Tejon, he pointed to the fact that the United States relationship with Vichy France, notably Glraud, was changed to a support of DeGaulIe mostly through influence of newspapers tMkt pointed to the fallacy of accepting Vichy control. Mr. Gayitv who is author of an article on the Chinese army, appearing in the Collier magazine on October 30, declares that "China is now in the gravest kind of a crisis." The k Chinese army is the most poorly equipped army in the world today, he declared. He pointed out that the recruits must walk 700 or 800 miles to get to the front and often they die of hunger and fatigue before they get there or are unable to fight upon arrival. "Due to the unfortunate efforts of the Chinese propagandists of the Chinese government and the censors, we don't know what goes on in China," he maintained. Mr. Gayn believes that China «nd Russia will be the dominant nations of the Far East in the postwar era and that the Chinese will adopt a modified kind of state •ocialism, as there is not enough private capital or industries for it to be otherwise and that the government will have to give impetus to this development. "Then the industries will have to be controlled and supported by the government," Mr. Gayn analyzed. He thinka that India will not be In a position to be a dominant force in the Far East until a quarter of a century, even if it does receive its independence. He says that England's policy has S.U NDERS been to prevent industries from developing in India as England has wanted this field as a market for English goods. Mr. Gayn says that "as Americans we are almost without any news of what is going on in China since Edgar Snow left in 1942 and Agnes Smedley before Pearl Harbor," and "most of the information that is obtainable has appeared in books." The lecturer believes that England will be forced to give tip Hong Kong and that no one is, going to be in a position to argue with China after the war. He sees Russia and China as natural rivals economically in the postwar era. China is fully justified in feeling that the Allies have not .sent sufficient help to her. "but we must remember that China has been fighting 11 years. It has lust half of its country, all its industries and its people are starving." "But if we did give them equipment, tanks and airplanes and heavy suns, the Chinese Army would not he ready to receive them yet. The Chinese have not yet been trained to be a modern army. The Chinese do not have, as yet, a general conscription law; they have no adequate medical corps, no service of supply for the army. The Chinese must be self-critical and realize that there is room for improvement, if our help is to be effective. "General Stillwell is giving the best training that the Chinese. Army is getting today." Mr. Gayn is the author of a book. ".Tourney From the East," in which he has compressed some of his knowledge of the Far East. He was born in China and spent many years there. He expects, following his present lecture tour, to return to the East on another assignment, pending his final decision on this trip or another that is also being considered. MONITORS REPORT—Monitors report to Principal Phil Xiederauer (left), of Mount Vernon School, that children are out of their rooms during a fire drill. Monitors nre (left to right first row) Ruben Duarte, .Ir., llarley Earnhardt. Barbara Shearer, Bill Melvin and Bobby Mercer; second row, Gerald Blair, Charles Coffee, John Aniiek, Kir-hard Harrison, Helen Hobinett, Dclniar Dowlln, Nancy Long-acre. I ihfflrV FpfltlJrP^ ^ e * afeer * fltlb Californian Friday, October 13,1944 Contemporary Books 1132 Gallons of Gas Condemned in Month Kern county sealer of weights and ] measures condemned 11.12 gallons of] gasoline during the past month, ac- | cording to a recent summary of ac- | tivkies of the office. There were three warnings issued on the Gaso- \ line Substitution Act, and one cita- ' lion and prosecution. ] A. total of 71 measuring pumps were nut of order out of XUO in- spected. Twenty grease dispensers were found to be out of order among nearly KM) inspected. Over SOO scales were inspected, of which 104 required adjustment and 110 were out of order. Of 800 sacks of potatoes. 22 were checked short weight. Two trucks were repacked as a result of short weight. Navigator Reported Killed in Action Lieutefiant Edward L.. (Bunny) j'alvey, 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Falvey, 102 East Sixth street, navigator, has been reported killed in action in the south Pacific, September 25.' He entered the service in June, 1942, and had 26 combat commissions to his credit. Besides his parents, he is survived by his widow, Airs. Kathleen Flavey, Pasadena, a brother, Major Gene Falvey, who is with the army engineers in Belgium and a step-brother, Lieutenant Edi- Bon H. Scofield, with the signal corps, now stationed in Holland. Busintss and Professional GUIDE Phoiu T-T6SI for Ninthly Ritit ACCOUNTANTS JOHN W. CULLITON PUBLIC ACOOUNTANT Income Tax Service. AucllU. Hntem ZOV206 Profeulnnal Building fhnnt 8-9591 .' • CHINESE HIRM T. LIM HERB SPECIALIST STOMACH TROUBLE SPECIALISTS Remediei for All Ailment! FRET: CONSULTATION Former Herb Instructor Cnntwi Colltie, Canton. Cblnm Twenty-fourth and K Street* Phone 5-5651 LAUNDRIES LAUNDRY SERVICE I sundry Service Unexcelled—That In Our Motto—Ten Different Service! and Zorto Dry Cleanlnc CITIZENS LAUNDRY Sixteenth and O Street* Phone 8-8401 • Weill's • for Beauty For Your New Fall Hairdo Our Special Creme Oil 'Machine Wave From $7.50 You Are Welcome to Use Your Charge Account Beauty Shop—Balcony Weill's JENNINGS DENIES GUTHRIEROBBERY AGED MAN DENIES EVER OPERATING IN OKLAHOMA LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12. UP)— Eighty years of living have mellowed wiry little Al Jennings, but not to the point where he will accept with equanimity being portrayed as a man who robbed a train in Guthrie, Okla. "I never once robbed a train in Oklahoma," Jennings declared last night. "I operated exclusively in the Indian Territory, Arkansas and Texas." Jennings, who freely admits that during his younger days he engineered a few bank withdrawals without first making deposits and interfered now and then with the orderly movement of the transcontinental trains, was discussing his $100,000 suit against the Don Lee Broadcasting System for its August 7 "Lone Ranger" program. The Weber Baking Company, program sponsor, also is named defendant. For more than 40 years Jennings has been leading an exemplary life. He has written books, appeared widely on evangelistic and lecture platforms, and of late years has been acting in the movies and serving as technical adviser for western films. In his suit he asserted the radio program attributed to him crimes he didn't commit and damaged the reputation he built in later years. You'll Find Them AJ1 at Weill's Saturday The Smartest Youngest Newest Hats $1.98 to $4.98 In Weill's Basement Millinery r.RAnr.YTEii Corporal Leon P. Rush, who grad- ; | uatod as a gunner at Pendall Field, j Ma.. September IS, was a visitor! .with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Wai- i to Rush, 3SOH Jewett Lane. He left j recently to report to Westover Field. j Mass. His brother. Sergeant Walter : Gore Rush, is now stationed in Kng- j ' land as an aerial gunner and another j I brother. Private First Class Remus • I Kush. is at the Alamogordo Army j | Air Base in the quartermaster de- j partmont. "Reading' With a Purpose" Is the title t>f a new display at the Bakersfield Hraneh Library de- sicrned to encnuraye interest in new hooks DM timely subjects, ac- cordinc to Mrs. .Mice Sams, branch librarian. Favirite sul>j<>cts for reading nnrl study iinu are history, sociology, religion and postwar lilanning. Mrs. Sams says. The resumption of study pmgrnms by lorul clubs and organizations provides part of the demand for books of a serious nature, she adds. The library endeavors to co-oper- nip with cultural and educational groups hy making available to their members pamphlets, new books and periodicals which may assist them in carrying out their programs of stud\'. A special shelf in the reading room has been reserved for hooU.s on topics heing discussed in the local forums. In co-operation with the Kern County Music Association, a display of new books on music ha:i been arranged. Hooks of special Interest to music lovers include the following, listed by Mrs. Sams; "Of Lena Geyer," by Marcia Davenport'; "Mingled Chimp," Sir Thomas Tieerham: "Tchaikovsky," Herbert AVeinstoek; "You're Only Human Once," flrace Moore, and "Adventures in Symphonic Music," bv Kdward Downes. ^^kfei*;? .^ ;> ««MHHHBHBir<rA^ DKIJVER FIRK SHEETS—Delivering a fire ?bpf>t showing fire danger spcils in homes to Mrs. Katbifpn ClopR of 17-4 B'-ale avenue, houso- \\if(\ are (left tn right) Adeline flallfKi's. Terrv MOOTP, Jimmv Lemaster. Kern Men in Service Staff Sergeant Charles Middleton. "1. brother of Mrs. C. \V. Crenshaw, JJ8 Lincoln avenue. Oildale, is home on furlough alter 11 months overseas. He was shot down over France on his twenty-fourth mission April -4, and for four months was In hiding with the underground before being returned to England August Ili. Sergeant Middleton wears the Air Medal and Three Oak Leaf Clusters and has also received a Presidential Unit Citation: He will visit Mrs. Oma Middleton and two brothers in Hnntington Park. I Apprentice Seaman Marg Louise ; Frick. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ; Lloyd W. Frick, Route 6, Bakers! field, hopes to attend control tower school when she completes her basic I \VAVK training. She is a graduate •of the University of California. • Aviation Student Richard Lewis, j who is stationed at Williams Field, j Chandler. Ariz., is home on a 15-day furlough. Cadet Lewis is a gradu- ! ate of East Bakersfield High School, I having been an active participant in | sports. He is the son of Mrs. B. Ticehurst. Rosedalo Highway. ...for . . . They're lovely, and you'll be lovely in them . . . these flattering autumn fashions! Dark and sleek, slim and slender, and you can wear them anywhere! One- piece, in crepe. Sizes 10 to 52. And perfect to wear over your autumnal dresses or suits is one of these coals. We've Chesterlields or fitted styles. Some have self-belted backs . . . others arc collarlcss. Sizes 10 to -1-1. 19.95 X. Weill's Basement Little Girls' Coats Little Girls' Dresses A. Dainty lace trim dresses, some with doited Swiss collars and cm- broidery trim, to please the young girls' heart. They can be worn under heavier clothing on the way to school and allo\y her to remove outer wraps. They're in percales and broadcloths, and come in princess styles or yoke styles with full skirts. Si/cs 1-3, 3-to'x, and 7-14. In assorted colors. 1.29 1.79 '2,25 B. Snug and warm she'll be, and tastefully dressed, loo, in one of these charming little girl coats. They're in solid colors, tweeds and plaids, in a warm wool mixture. There's a variety of styles: Chesterfields, reversiblcs, so popular with the young crowd, boxy styles and princess styles. Sizes 3-14. $ 8.95 to 10.95 BLOUSES Loafer Jackets 1'. Heady for school, work or play! . . . Loaf IT jackets are wonderful companions for skirls, KO easily over sweaters for added warmth: are the last word for slacks. They're in lightweight material with patch pockets. Red with black cciiitiination and brown witli brown checks. Sizes 10 to IX. '6.95 Sloppy Joe Sweaters I), Sweaters . . . ever su youuK mid satisfying. AViirm. bright shades to so with your every skill and slack outfit. These are all-wool and come in a wonderful color ratine: Purple, powder blue. Kelly jjreeii, brown, [link, tunploisc, maize, yellow, black, navy blue. Six.es o4 to 40. K. (iay additions to any wardrobe. . . . They'll make your skirts seem inexhaiist- nble, because one skirt can seem like many with different blouses. We have dressy short-sleeved blouses with jabot fronts in white crepe only, sizes 31i to 3S. LOIIK- sleeved styles in white crepe with round and gathered necklines, sizes 3'2 to oS. S 3.98 SKIRTS F. Varied skirt styles, to wear with sweaters and blouses. They're llared with pleats in this collection, and include plaids ami pastel colors: Maize, powder blue, aqua and beige . . . i!4 to 34 waist ; in wool. 8 2.98 Weill's Basement

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