The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 14, 1944 · Page 4
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Bakersfield, California
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Saturday, October 14, 1944
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TELLS NEED FOR FOSTERHOMES MISS HOLMAN TALKS FOR CAMP FIRE GUARDIANS Miss Mary Holninn of Rakorsfield police department was gnrst speaker at the meeting of the Kern County Camp Fire Guardians Association held last week in Memorial hall. Her topic was the current juvenile problem and how it is being solved. Miss Holmaii informed the association of several interesting cases that she. has handled and stressed the importance of maintaining normal home and family relationships. She also pointed out HIP overcrowded conditions in the county detention home and the consequent necessity for finding' foster homes for non-delinquent children placed through no fault of their ov, n. The speaker also told of the problems involved in forming the ho.\s' and girls' clubs for colored children which are being sponsored by the police department. She complimented the Camp Fire Guardian's Association on the. \\ork it is doing with young girls, stating that she did not know of a delinquent girl who had ever participated in Camp Fire work. Mrs. W. D. Frost, chairman, introduced Mrs. A. S. Goode and Mrs. A. C. Dimon, members of the Bakersfield Council of Camp Fire Girls. Plans were made to participate in the war chest drive and to keep n cookie jar filled for the WACS at Minter Field. A ways ami means i-ommittep was appointed composed of .Mrs. i'. N. Fuller, chairman: Mrs. C. W. Hayes and Mrs. J. C. Wigginton. A committee to plan a Halloween party for Blue Bird girls was appointed. Airs. Harold Wiltse was named chairman with Mrs. Adair Richmond, Mrs. J. R. Simons, and Mrs. H. L. Klakoff serving as members of the committee. New guardians attending the meet- lug were Mrs. C. K. Hatch, Miss Bernice Perry, Mis-s Ann Sharp, Miss Ardis Huls, Mrs. J. J. Oliphant, Mrs. Fred O. Carrithers, Mrs. Ethyl Rygh, and Mrs. M. G. Mott. Hats, Fearful, Wonderful Modeled by Faculty Wives Even Tom Brcnnpman would have been pin-prised at the collection of hats exhibited at. a recent Faculty Wives Club "Breakfast at Sardi's" party. Tho role of Tom Brenneman was ably played by Mrs. Don Harrison, whose banter with the ladies concerning their assorted headgear was carried on through the medium of a ki'chen sieve attached to a trailing clothesline cord. The paMy, which took place in the band room at Bakersfiold High School, honored charter members of the club. Char- ipr members present were Mesdames Harold Burt, Dwight Griffith, Har..Id Pauly. Kenneth Rich, O. W. Ulster and Mark F. Wilcox. An outstanding creation in the hat parade was " What-it-takes-in-the- i morning" modeled by Mrs. Burt. Tastefully arranged on an inverted kitchen were an alarm clock, hair curlers, ;i lamp, Kleenex, shred- lied wheat, powder puffs and a hair brush. Bringing HIP gardens Indoors was the achievement of a massive shako worn by Mrs. Leonard McKaig nnd a hat a la Carmen Miranda worn by Mrs. Grant Jensen which boasted a two-foot spiral of exotic blossoms cascading from the top of a turban arrangement. Mrs. John VanOsdel was charming in a creation com- posed of paint brushes, peppers, golf tecs and moss. Like an old-fashione bouquet Mrs. Norman Pollasky w.n pert in a white starched doily froi her dining room. Othpr creations Included a fu lined bootee, a model of a P-3 jauntily set over one eye, and genuine velvet pouf of 40 years ag< Gifts were awarded to the charte members and Mrs. John King ceived an orchid as the younges member while the Good Nelghbo orchid was given to Mrs. Cecil Bov man. Mrs. Axel Peterson won th wishing ring. The business meeting was callp to order by Mrs. Bon Evans, pres dent, and reports wore heard fron various committees. The 1944 yea books were distributed by the yea book committee, Mrs. King, chair man. Mrs. Evans announced that Mr? Ruth Emerson will hold an exhibi of oil paintings from 2 to 5 p. in. o November 5 in library 103 at Bakers field High School. Refreshments wore served by 1h October committee including Mrs Klvin Hedgpcock, chairman, an Mesdames Guy Jaggard, Fores Lyn, Wallace Johnson, Don Hnri son, Richard Tignpr, Axel Petersen Howard Dickson, Carter Phair, Ra Cross and James Tinkle. ACTIVITIES OF P. T. A Sina Dunne Collects $30,000 in Drive TAFT, Oct. 14.—Sina Dunne, proprietor of "The Mug," has reached the J.'IO.OOO mark in her campaign to sell $250,000 in war bonds for the purchase of two hospital planes. Progress of the campaign Is recorded on a poster, which was inado at Gardner Field. Miss Helm Lynch, supervisor of the primary grades reading levels was the speaker at a meeting of the Jefferson P. T. A. held recently In the school library, Mrs. John Knlfer. president, announced today Miss Lynch emphasized the irn portance of the child feeling ncces Kitry and completely secure in a home if he is to use. all his abilities in learning in school, she explainec the modern method of teaching primer reading and stated that it is highly successful. A rummage sale was announced fnr Xovembe 2 by Mrs. Harry Black, chairman. Articles which are to be donated for this purpose are to bo taken to Mrs. Black, 516 Lincoln street, or call Mrs. Fulfer 2-01X9. The study group for adult etluca tion. spoiiHored by the Frultvale P. T. A., will attend the lecture "United We Thrive," by Dr. Juliel Thornber on October 16 at Roosevell School, according to plans made recently when 19 members of the group met at the home of Mrs Andrew Heimforth on Calloway Road. The next meeting will be held November 6 at the home of Mrs Jean Erassarret in Green Acres. In charge of the war chest drive for the unit Is Miss Flossie Mills A report on the membership quota for the year revealed that the unit _,„ B ALL AND WINTER '/ . ,^*f# t»»* V, CATAIOG . . Puts More Than 100,000 ITEMS at Your Fingertips! It's easy, quick and prudent to shop Ht Sears fur full and winter needs! You cau select from thousands of articles in our big retail stocks, and from more than loo,(XK) items in our now fall and winter catalog. Shop at Sears, and it's "dollars to doughnuts" yuu'll quickly find everything you need, you'll save money on every purchase and net burked by Scars famous gunr.-inice. Al Sears you can purchase almost every necessity for yourself, family, home ami car on one shopping trip! If you don't find all the n nicies you want iu our retail stocks, chances arc you'll find them in our new fall and winter catalog. (>ne- stop shopping at Sears saves time, money, critical gasoline and tires. So, shop Sears and save! See and Feel Catalog Fabrics Samples of the warm winter materials iu handy swatch books permit you to see and feel the gooda you order. lacks 44 members, according to Mrs Arthur Chauran. The group now ha a membership of 271. More than 25 subscriptions hav been added to the quota for th Parent-Teacher magazine this year Mrs. Bryon Abbott, magazine chair man, announced. Mrs. Joe Spoo road thr> treasurer's report and Mrs II. F. Crandall read the budget an finance report, which was approvec The P. T. A. voted from its treas ury $6.80 ns its share of the ru for the well baby conference hel monthly at AVashington School. Mrs J. S. Shackelfprd reported upon thi and asked for volunteers to help i the next conference. As a social, as well as a money raising scheme, Mrs. Fulfer an nounced there will be a series o "tramp breakfasts," which will star In two weeks. Mrs. George Johnson reported o the council and district meeting while Mrs. Neva Lawson, principal asked members outside of the cit limits to take waste paper to th local police station. She also an nounced that the children woul have an unexpected vacation 01 October 20 when the Teachers' In stitute convenes. Mrs. Lawson also asked tha mothers interested In caring fo children of working mothers afte school hours would contact her. The executive board was Intro duced, during which time Mrs. Vei non Bell explained the duties of th room mothers. The. meeting was ar Journed, after which coffee, tea an cookies were served. Mr.=. Laura Bolt was gues speaker for the afternoon whoi Mount Vernon P. T. A. met for th first meeting of the fall recently with a good attendance reported Mrs. Bolt spoke on "Nutritious Meals During Wartime." A group of songs were sung b: the sixth grade pupils under th leadership of their teacher, Mrs George Brown. Philip A. Nlederauer, principal spoke on proposition No. 9 to b< voted on in the coming November election. Plans were also discussed to spon sor a motion picture and cake and coffee sale to take the place of the fall jitney dinner. A short talk was given on the war chest drive. Hostesses for the social hour were Mrs. A. M. Gastineau Mrs. Rose Nelson, and Mrs. F. B Dowlin. Your One-Stop Shopping Store SEARS, ROEBUCK and CO 1317 Nineteenth Street Phone 6-6501 War Chest Dance Is Success at School Student expression of co-operation with the Bakersfield United War Jhest drive was given last night at Bakersfield High School as Bakers field High School, East Bakorsfield High School, and Bakersfield Jun or College sponsored a patriotic dance in the boys' gym from 9 until 12 p. m., with all of the proceeds rom the affair to he donated to the War Chest, announced L. AV. Hedge, principal of Bakersfield High School. Planning the function were the itudent body officers of Bnkersfleld -ligh School, headed by Carl Stutzman, president; the Student War Board of East Bakersfield High ichool, advised by Mr. Ingleson, assisted by the student body officers Bakersfield Junior College, headed jy Miss Barbara Wallace, president. Many of the faculty from the schools donated their services for he War Chest dance, which wan ilso open to the football fans fol- owing the East High-Taft game in Griffith stadium. Mr. Hedge- reported that the decorations for the dance, carried out he War Chest drive motif, with colorfully gay patriotic posters lining he boys' gym wall representing the different agencies combined in the War Chest. East Bakersfield High School was n charge of tickets, orchestra, and •efreshments for the dance, Bakers- leld Junior College was in charge of chaperones and personnel; while Bakersfield High School was responsible for the decorations. Invited as chaperones for the affair were Mr. ind Mrs. Irving Lane. Miss Alice vendall, Mr. and Mrs. Ingleson, Mr. ind Mrs. Allen Cannon, Mr. and Mrs. George Williamson, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard McKaig, Mr. and Mrs. Al Dennis, Mr. and Mrs. John Van- Osdel, Sergeant and Mrs. Betty Mocnnke. FRATERNAL To Meet Monday Blue Bird Camp No. 8208, Royal Neighbors of America, will practice for Initiation at a meeting to be held Monday at 8 p. m. In the Knights of Pythias hall. All officers are urged to be present. Mrs. Nettle Waters, oracle, will preside. Card Party Woman's Relief Corps will sponsor a card party at 8 p. m. in Me- mortal hall Saturday with cash prizes. SH-SH! •TOP IIITH CHATTIR creates tttt. tun wclion anh> ion.. Iwh 4 to 12 down lonaw. mou Circle Birthday Is Motif for Function Sumner Circle, Druidesses, Formed Here 23 Years Ago The twenty-third birthday nnn versary of the circle was celebrate when Sumner Circle No. 107, Orde nf met Thursday cvrnin in Druids hall with a large attend anco present. Presiding over th function was Mrs. Betty Dorse> arch druidess. Charter members were specla guests of the evening and those i attendance were Mesdames Norma C. Houze, Blanche Cyr, Julia Over ton. John Eyraud, and Mr. Ell E> raud. The guests were escorted b Mrs. Amelia Foster, conductress, an introduced by Mrs. Lymna Finn junior past arch druiiless, the we come address being given by Mrs Dorsey. Other visitors In attendance wer Mr. find Mrs. Charles Hagman o Siin Jose. Mr. llngmnn is a pas grand chief Druid of the grand chap ter. Three new members, were initiate! with the degree team df Sumne circle exemplifying the degree Those Initiated were Mesdames Van cila Futch, Alice Vernon and Har rift Meure. Second nomination of officers wa held and it was announced that elec tion will be conducted at the nex meeting to be Thursday, October 26 at 8 p. m. Mrs. John Werts, deputj grand arch druidess, requests all out going and incoming officers to be present as installation practice wil be held. A donation was also made during the evening to the war chest fund. The table cover will also be given away at this next meeting. Member having tickets are requested to turn them in at the meeting. At a late hour the participants ad Journed to the banquet room wher an Italian dinner was served by Me.' dames Betty Dorsey, Delia Chenard Marie Rufner, Carrie. Sanderson, am John Nouguier. The tables were ap pointed in a patriotic motif with in dividual corsages at each place fo the members. The attendance prize for the eve ning was won by Mrs. Church and a special prize went to Mrs. Pasqu Una Retis. HAS LEAD—Mrs. Lorraine Hanna will appear in the leading role of Claudia" when Community Theater presents the play at Washington School auditorium Monday and Tuesday evenings. Newcomer Portrays \\/*l j» rr • r\i Claudia in Play Lorraine Hana Has Lead in Community Theater Show Rose Franken's heroine, Claudia who has captivated the east am west coast theater audiences wher ever the three-act comedy "Claudia' has appeared, is being interpreted by Mrs. Lorraine Hanna, a newcomei to Bakersfield Community Theater who has given enthusiastic study to the play which is being presentee Monday and Tuesday evening, at the AVashington School auditorium. Mrs. Hanna, with a background of fine dramatic experience to her credit in acting the difficult title :'ole, is showing in the nightly rehearsals directed by Burt Brown the qualities that led one New York critic to describe Claudia as "unpredictable as a June morning and twice as rare.'" The role is a par icularly challenging one, since in :hc space of L'4 hours, Claudia passes hree important milestones in her ife, and finally emerges capable of meeting life and realizing the de mands that living makes upon her. In describing her interest in the •ole of Claudia, Mrs. Hanna re marked today: "Claudia's the kind of play that'll make every woman hink of herself, and every husband :hink of his wife. It's fun to work n and it's fun to watch. It's cer- :ainly the kind of play that will provide the relaxation, laughter, and njoyment people hope for when they go to the theater these days." Mrs. Manna's experience includes a major in dramatics at the University of Oregon where her most-liked iroductions were "Peer Gynt," "Re mlon in Vienna," "Arms and the Alan," "Night Must Fall," "Stage 3oor," Mrs. Hanna has also vorked In little theatre productions n the south. Tickets for "Claudia" may be ob ained at the Yarn Shop, Tracy's Music Store, or Bakersfield High School. Curtain will be at 8:15 p. m. Evening of Dancing Is Shared by Large Group More than 40 young people en- oyed an evening of dancing- and Barnes this week when East Bakers- ielrt High School I-U-Y Sports Club ••iitertained its "sister" organization, a Chapter of Bakersfield High school, in the East High band room. The party was part of the Hi-Y )rogram which includes community icrvice as well as the enjoyment if sports and social affairs. Dancing was to the strain of East Ilgh's new "swing" band. After the lancing, badminton, plngpong and ther games were played in the boys' gymnasium. Refreshments were served. Party rrangemcnts were made by Don 3Iddall, Tommy Porter, Bob Milsap, Don Johnson and James Tinkle, II-Y adviser. Next week the group will sponsor deep-sea picture to be shown at the chool. TEA FOR TEAMS ORINNELL, Iowa, Oct. 14. UPt— 'o keep It strictly feminine, a girls' ockey game between Grlnncll Col- ege and the University of Iowa oday will bo preceded hy a luncheon nd followed by a coffee hour. HAPPENINGS IN'SOCIETY WEDS IX HONOLULU — Miss Leona Brewster, former principal at Emerson School, became the bride of Wayne AV. Bonnett, chief clerk and district manager for the .Standard Oil Company In Honolulu, in September. Mr. and Mrs. Bonnett are making their home in Honolulu. Brewster-Bonnett Wedding Announcement has reached local friends of the marriage of Miss Leona Brewster, daughter of the late James H. and Alice Brewster, of Colton, Calif., to Wayne W. Bonnett, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Bonnett, of Pacific Grove and formerly of Fresno, in September. The young people married in St. Clem< ent.s Episcopal Church in Honolulu with the Reverend E. Tanner Brown performing the ceremony. The bride is an alumna, of the University of California at Berkeley and served as a teacher and counselor at Emerson School where she became principal two years ago. Mrs. Bonnett is now employed as a jun lor clerk in the army ordnance of' flee at Honolulu. Mr. Bonnett, a graduate of Fresno State College, is now serving in Honolulu office of Standard Oil Company as a chief clerk and district credit manager. He was previously employed in this city with the same company. For her wedding the bride wore an aqua sheer dressmaker suit, white accessories, and lei of pikake blossoms and butterfly orchids. Attending the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Bader. A reception was held in one of the hotels following the wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Bon nett are residing at 2241-C, Aloha Drive, Honolulu. Among the wedding guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Bader, R. E. Penniman, C. W. Turner, G. H. Moore. B. A. Moeller, C. N. Over man, O. W. Hollingsworth and Lieu tenant Barney Kavanaugh. • * * Haag-Holmstroni Riles Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Joyce Ann Haag. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Haag, former resident of Bak ersfield, now living in Martinez, and Carl A. Hoimstrom of Pittsburg. The marriage service was read by the Reverend Carl A. Kingley of the Martinez Baptist Church. Decorations were white gladioli, fern and lighted candelabra. Miss Juanita Jones sang "O Promise Me," and "Because," and the wedding marches were played by Miss Ferol Prater. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, chose for her wedding gown a white marquisette frock and net veil, edged in lace. She wore a pearl necklace, a gift of the bridegroom, and carried a small white Bible, which held two orchids. Attendants of the bride were gowned in frocks of pastel shades. Follow ing the service a reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Haag in Alhambra valley. The bride is well known In Kern county, having been active in 4-H circles and was chosen as the all star 4-H girl from the county. She attended the Rio Bravo Elementary School and Shatter High School until her family moved to Martinez where she graduated from the Al< hambra High School. Previous to her marriage she was employed by the American Trust Company. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Hoimstrom of Pittsburg and is a graduate of the Pittsburg High School. Following a wedding trip at Lake Tahoe, the couple will reside in Martinez. Two Bakersfield misses were a part of the wedding service, Miss Muriel Kirkham, having acted as a bridesmaid and Miss Marjorie Calder, of the Rio Bravo district, presiding over the guest book. Other Bakersfield guests were Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Haag, uncle and aunt of the bride, Miss Prances Wilson and Miss E. Brotzman. * • * Pin-Up Contest Private First Class Donald E. Koontz, who is stationed in England was the winner of the recent Pi Rho Xeta sorority "Pin-Up Boy" contest held at the home of Mrs. Paul Mai- lory. It was explained that each sorority girl submitted the picture of her favorite pin-up boy for the contest. The winner, Private Koontz, will receive a carton of cigarettes. Judges of the contest were Mrs. H. R. Lufkin, Mrs. O. R. Beshears, and Miss Frances Mickelson. Winners of game prizes were Misses Helen Moran and Louise Reagan. Next meeting of the chapter, which is sponsored by Lufkin's Business ollege, will be held on November 14, at the home of Mrs. Belmond Turner. To serve on the committee to plan the November meeting are Mrs. H. R. Lufkin, chairman, and Mrs. Henry Polverari. Members are: Meaehimcs— H. R. Lufkin Kric Nelson Henry Polverari O. n. Boshenm Belmond Turner John Zaferea Jack Haekett .lack Berry Paul Mallory Waller Wits Colleen Fowler Eileen McCloud Elinor Reid Misses— Runty ROBS Helen Moran Lnulse Reagan Helen Jensen Lucy Supertino l^ina Mahlmann Anita Stewart Frances Mlckelson * • » Catholic Wedding Married Sunday in Our Lady of Gaudalupe Church at 9:30 a. m., was Amelia Chavez, the daughter of .Irs. Dolores Chavez, of 110 Radio treet, and Frank Torres, the son if Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Torres, of his city. The Reverend Father oseph Lozada performed the ceremony. Attending the bride as maid of honor, was Miss Gloria Ruran, the Misses Dora Escalera, Helen Sala- ar, Sefarla Agrolia, Sophie Soto, nd Jennie Vigil served aa bridesmaids. Eva Garcia and Ramona >arcla acted as (lower girls. Robert Delon acted as best man. shers were Alfred Santa Cruz, joule Cantchola, Chencho Gonzalei, Vrt Duran, and Ernie Arniyo. The couple will live in thU^city. MrBeath-Loksa Rites A few close friends and members of the family witnessed the ceremony performed Tuesday, October 10, in the bride's home, 720 Woodrow avenue, Oildale, uniting Miss Eulah McBeath and Sergeant John Loska of Minter Field. The wedding was held at 8 p. m., the Reverent! R. R. Green, pastor of the Church of God, Oildale, officiating. White gladioli, chrysanthemums, fern and tall white candles were used to form a background for the rites. The bride has been a resident of Oildale for many years and at present is employed at Minter Field The bridegroom, whose home Is In New Jersey, has been at Minter Field for the last two years. They plan to reside here till after the war. For the wedding the bride chose a powder blue suit with pink blouse and navy accessories, her corsage was of gardenias and pink rosebuds. Attending Mrs. Loksa was her sister, Mrs. V. M. Gaines, the former Miss Mildred Johnston. Mrs. Gaines was attired in a slate blue gabardine suit with corsage of pink carnations and blue delphiniums. The bride's mother, Mrs. B. H. Johnston, wore a navy blue frock and a corsage of pink carnations. Attending the sergeant as best man was Corporal E. R. Johnston, of the United States Marine Corps, brother of the bride. Following the wedding, a recep tlon was held for the couple and the guests at the wedding. A four-tiered wedding cake surmounted with a miniature bride and bridegroom was sliced and served in addition to other refreshments. Those present were: The Reverend and Mrs. R. R. Green, Mrs. R. P. Degraftenried, of New Mexico; Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Johnston, parents of the bride: Mrs. AV. P. Reynolds and sons, Billy and Francis Rey nolds; Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Gaines and sons, Donny and Kenny Gaines; Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Johnston, of Hollywood; Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Pugh, and Mrs. W. A. Pierson. * • • In Green Room Plans were made for several mem bers to attend the national convention in Modesto on November 3-4, when the Phi Epsilon Phi sorority recently met in the green room of Hotel El Tejon, Mrs. Richard Burton, president, presiding. Present at the meeting was Mrs. Lowell Abbott, a member of the sorority and former resident of this city. Mrs. Abbott now lives in Modesto. The next meeting of the group will be held October 17, at the James Harbin home, 221 El Tejon street, Oildale, at which time Robert Young will speak on China. Members are: Mesdames— Richard Burton Arthur Cutwrisht James Harbin Freal Harvey Roy Hodge Warren JiiKCard Henry Kroeker Lloyd Lewis Daniel Hogan Henry McCullen GeorKe Nichols • Lloyd Miller Misses— Florence Serrano Dorothy Seeger Clara Snleth Kareen Anderson Marie Andersen BiBllle Cox Dina Francescon! Mary Hothersall Florence McCullen Fernoley Roberts Gaylord Van Wey Stroud Wilson Donald Gilger Bill Rnuter Jack Sheetz Freeman Waeoner Charles "Wren F.d West James Kagran F.nnis HuKhes Vince Casper Irene Haeeman Margaret Jones Dora Lorenzi Vera Maggent! Garnet Miller Florence Moore Mary Dep Williams Billle Jo Heltzman Ramona Beard Delta Theta Tail Breakfast Gamma Xi Chapter of the Delta Theta Tau sororoity held a breakfast recently in the yard at the home of Mrs. Chester James, 2548 La Siesta Drive. Table decorations were miniature goal posts and footballs filled with flowers. The draw prize was won by Mrs. Consoline Oldham. Special guests were Mesdames Joe Yant, Kenneth Duncan, Roland Woodruff, Evelyn Briggs and Miss Pauline Elskins. The committee in charge of arrangements consisted of Miss Louise Hall, chairman, assisted by Mrs. James, Mrs. S. M. Bryson, and Miss Lorraine Bayes. Members are: Mesdames— Edward Denton Chester James Art Hutrord Ralph Thaxton Kd Wolfe George Petem James Lyons S. M. Bryson LuVerne Shall o D. A. Boyton Misses— Ina Pruett Alyce Wehh Marjorie Grothau* Jlary Carmen Louise Bell Forrester Lorraine Bayes Bernice Lynn * * • Layette Shower A layette shower In honr of Mrs. Donnel Lewis, the former Miss Mamie Everett, was recently given at the home of Mrs. L. J. Frye, 209 Baker street. The house was decorated in pink appointments and the flowers were pink rosebuds. A large stork overlooked the pink bassinet filled with gifts. Games were played and refreshments served. Those participating ware: Me.sdames— Arthur Vinyard Frank Stock Anna Bryson rico BoBnd Kula Burch Seth Cauvel J. M. Swatzell Charles Gibbon Den Holland Floyd Stevens Donald Marccllus Roger Denncn Hazel Sliger Consoline Oldham Haze! Sheldon Harold Taber Mervln M. Aokerman Marie Carroll Jes Jeff Smith W. Don n in Wanda Kclmondson Elvis Coin Carrie Dunn Mildred Travclero J. R. Everett J. V. Little Mary Reese Hazel Roberts Viola Raper George Hess E. F. Frye Leo Wilson Fred Snider Harold Clark Bernice Woodcock F. M. Frye Lottie Howard Lois Gulll r. J. Erwin Thelma Forme* Lillian Wilson Misses— Eileen Frye June Cauvel Bobble Sue Hess • * * Fete Bride-elect Miss Clarisse Richaud, bride-elect of Sergeant Tony Escabar, was the honoree at a "brunch" and personal shower given recently at the home of Mrs. F. A. Utzerath, Edison Oil Company lease. The table was decorated with candles, a miniature bride doll and pink flowers. Refreshments were served and gifts were opened. Mesdames— Bob Sisson Raymond Blair Joe Hesalck .1. Glenn Wallace John McEuen E. Zuasclika XT. S. Ponton N. Lindstrum Kinile Richaud GeorKe Chappell Ken Smith Otto Lamb West Side Couple Honored at Party FELLOWS, Oct. 14.—Mr. and Mrs. Sam Miles, residents of Fellows for several years, were honored at a farewell party recently. Air. and Mrs. Mills are moving to Atascadero. Attending the. party were Messrs. and Mesdamea Bob Canady E. P. Scearcy, Charles Wilson and grandson, Tommy; C. A. Cannon and daughter, Ruth; D* Alluy and grandson, Danny, Jr.; J. Parker, L. Sloan, Foe Scott and daughter, Nina Lee; J. Scearcy, W. B. West and grandson, Albert; Mrs. Lucy Mae La- Mars and children, Tonya and Freddie, Mr«. Iva Owen and son. Lee. RECENT BRIDE—Mrs. Elma Russell, daughter of Mrs. R. C. Simons, of Culver City, and H. W. Whitehill, of this city, recently became the bride of Robert Birdscll, of Moneta, Iowa, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Birdsell, also of that city. The young people are making their home in Moneta. Russell-Birdscll Wedding The marriage of Mrs. Elma Russell, daughter of Mrs. R. C. Simons, of Culver City, and H W. Whitehil, of this city, to Robert Birdsell on September 30, was revealed here today. The young people were married at Sioux Falls, Iowa. Mrs. Birdsell attended the local high school and Lufkin's Business College as woll as Woodbury College in Los Angeles. The bridegroom attended Iowa State College, where he majored in agriculture. The couple will make their home in MonPta, where the bridegroom will he engaged in farming. Mrs. Birdsell has with her, her small son. * * • Kappa Delta Phi Members of the Kappa Delta Phi sorority met recently at the home of Miss Thelma Metcalf, 1!K!0 Bank street, for a dessert bridge. Prizes were won during the party by Mrs. George Heinrichs, Mrs. Duncan Johnson, and Mrs. Fred E. Kasline. Special guests at the evening included Mesdames Tim Poxnoff. Robert Lamb, George W. Heinrich, and Miss Mary Harrington. Assisting Miss Metcalf as hostess were Mrs. Robert Lankard and Miss Barbara Shields. Self Improvement Course Launched Miss Robinson Talks for First Session at School How to sit. walk, and stand correctly as well as the fundamentals of good diction were related to members of Bakersfield and East Bakersfield Parent-Teachers Association and other adults when Miss Ethel Robinson, high school and junior college instructor, presented the first of a series of five self-improvement meetings Thursday. The meeting was held in the junior college building with an enthusiastic audience participating. "The first impression is often the final impression, so it must therefore be a favorable one," said Miss Robinson. She went on to say that this first impression is often a snap-judgment externally, that is attitude, posture, voice, and appearance in addition to other factors. The speaker demonstrated with several exercises, how to obtain correct posture, how to sit and rise from a chair, as well as how to make use of the lips, tongue, and teeth for proper diction. "Poor pronunciation shows lack of culture, background and knowledge," said Miss Robinson. "The .upper tongue should be active, the lips should be active, and there should be a space between your teeth," said the instructor. Miss Dorothy Bitner served as coordinator and Dr. A. T. Tail, a new member of the junior college faculty, was present to help the audience fill in a rating scale. He spoke briefly and is scheduled to appear later in the series. Mrs. Eva Lefevre will be the speaker next Thursday, when she presents "Pattern for Style." All interested parents are invited to attend. Tea was served at the conclusion of the meeting. Areme Club Meets at McKibben Home FELLOWS, Oct. 14.—Mrs. Helen McKibben and Mrs. Nettie Smithe were hostesses when members of the Areme Club of the O. E. S. of Fellows met at the McKibben home recently. A potluck luncheon was served at noon and a layette shower was given for Mrs. Barbara Sallady Nix. A present was also given to the infant son of Mrs. Bessie Shelton of Long Beach. A business session was conducted by Mrs. Bernice Stephens, president, and plans were made to hold a dinner and bazaar in the cafeteria of the school, November 17. Attending were Mesdames Barbara Nix, Margaret Sallady, Zella Parker, Bernice Stephens, Helen McKibben, Nettie Smithe, Clara Brand, Alice Chambers, Ilene Campbell, Grace Weddle, Maude Mae Scott, Baggie Tabor, Pearl Colston, Grace Conley, Lucile Barnes, Daisy Carr, Isabella Musser, Dorothy Foust, Gene Baker, Esther Hines, Francis Spurgeon and Mary Griffeath. Children present were Deanna Barnes and Jimmy McKibben. Cake Decorating Topic of McFarland Meeting McFARLAND, Oct. 14.—Cake decorating was demonstrated by Mrs. W, C. Allen at a recent meeting of McFarland Junior Woman's Club held at Community hall. Alice Kruger, president, presided. Hosteses for the evening were Janie Klrkpatrick, Jane Holloway, Marie Wankum and Margie Tetrault. Attending were Edith Deal, Priscilla Merrick, Harriet Knoblock, Dorothy Wilcox, Edith Haas, Lilia Johnson, Mary Brierly, Muriel Koenlg, Beatrice Schlager, Celia Morgan, Geraldine Feaver, Vera Ketelsen, Marjorie Manheim, Marjorie Edge, Betty Myers, May Higginbothem, Emily Martin, Faye Regan, Loll Haas, Lula Hanes, Margaret Burford, Ruby Ashford, Alice Kruger, Aloris Ladd, Wilma Elmer, Ruth Cencibaugh, Jane Smith, Peggy Lehman and Ruth Lehman. Wesley Class Will SponsorJfcnquet Peace Theme Is Chosen fr . ' Seventh Yearly Gathering "To Men. of Goodwill—Peace," will be the theme of the evening when Wesley class of the First Methodist Church convenes for its seventh annual birthday banquet In Oechsli hall, Tuesday, at 7 p. ni. James Tinkle, acting president, will preside at the dinner. The invocation will be delivered by the Reverend Willard J. Band, Jr., .associate pastor. New officers to be Installed by Dr. N. A. Christensen, pastor of the* church, include Ralph Waters, president; Ralph Fox, vice-president; Mrs. Fred McClarren, secretary; and Mra. Lloyd Neudeck, treasurer. " The white dove of peace with a green olive branch will provide the decorative theme in table appointments. Tall white tapers in groups of seven will denote the "Seven PH. lars of Peace," which have been proclaimed by the Churches of Christ in America, by the Synagogue Council of America and by the social action department of the National Catholic Welfare Conferences. Seven birthday candles on the traditional cake will be lighted by Mrs. Harry Lange, class teacher, and six men of the class in commemoration, of these "Pillars of Peace"; (1)—the moral law must govern world order; (2)—the rights of the individual must be assured: (3)—the rights of the oppressed, weak, or colonial people must be protected; (4)—the rights of minorities must be secured; (5)—international institutions to maintain peace with justice must be organized; (6)—international economic cooperation must be developed; (7)—a 'just social order within each elate must be achieved. While the peace tapers Blow, Mrs. Harlan Mann will sing, "How Beautiful Upon the Mountain," by HatV ker, with Mrs. William Hogan as accompanist. i Four new stars will be added to the Wesley class service flag underi the direction of Mrs. Fred Patterson,' making a dozen in all. Stars will be placed for Private George MeCaiij Sergeant Edwtn S. Hines, Jr., Serg< eant Randolph Carpenter and Cap. tain Archie Holland, Jr. For the seventh time, Mrs. James Tinkle will prepare and read an original "Chronicle of the Wesley Cfass." Letters of good will from class members in other parts of the world will be read by Mrs. Michael Elite, class secretary, and Mrs. Robert Shields, sunshine secretary. * The banquet committee Includes Messrs, and Mesdames James Tinkle, Charles Tanner, Lloyd Neadeek, Charles Melton, La Verne Johnson, Donald Dunne, and C. R. Andrioll. Woodcraft to Have Instruction School Mrs. Minnie Hiner, of Portland, Ore., grand guardian of the Neighbors of "Woodcraft, will conduct a school of instruction in Elks Club Monday evening. Mrs. Irene Downey, of Los Angeles, grand manager of the organization, will accompany Mrs. Hiner. Plans were completed for the event at a recent meeting presided over by Mrs. Alice Smith. All members of Neighbors of Woodcraft are invited to attend. Officers from the circle in District No. 15 will exemplify the ritualistic work and a program of entertainment will precede the meeting. Visiting circles are asked to bring candidates for class initiation. Sequoia Circle will hold a Halloween party following a short business meeting on Tuesday, October 24, with Mrs. A. C. Black in charge. Past Guardians Night has been postponed until after the holiday season. Mrs. Ada Grouse and Miss Betty Carlson were appointed to prepare and mall Christmas packages to the eight members of the local circle who are overseas. Obligation ceremonies were conducted by Mrs. Clarence Johnson. The banquet tables were decorated in the harvest motif and refreshments were served by the October chairma'h, Mrs. Black, and the following committee: Mesdames Mary Kralce, Clarence Johnson nijd Misses Margaret King and Betty Carlson. 5791 By MHS. ANNE CABOT It has the lovely neckline which th« grown-up Klrl« terra a "sweetheart" neck, line—and It la 1u«t a* attractive on the very small girls of 2, > or 4 years I Mak« It a party frock by using; flower-sprigged cottons or rayon crepes. Trim It with ruffled ontandy or batiste emblodery. Any littl* BlH will look perfectly charming in It I , To obtain complete cutting and finishing pattern for the Sweetheart Frock (Pattern No. 6791) sizes 2. 3. 4 included In pattern, send 16 cents In coin, plus 1 cent postage, your name, address and th* pattern number to Anne Cabot. The Bakersfield. Callfornlan. 709 Mission Street. San Fran- Cisco (3). The handsome new Issue ot the famous Anne Cabot Album—fall and winter Issue- Is now ready. Thirty-two pans of smart sweaters, hati, gloves, socks. Christmas flft«—crochet and knitting item* for'the home, for children, for bablea, Toy* galore! U *«* storehouse, of Ideas for th* needle. for vour Sec HARRY CITRON f it BROCKS QMruttto' Watch steptirtaf

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