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Bakersfield, California
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Saturday, September 26, 1936
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> i f^ ^"^./' *i ^ ^*^ IA M «*Tk M^ ^^7 This section eohtalKs editorials, wtestlWatheWs,'world sports, a thrHUftff serial and news of (general interesi. WANT ADS Classified Advertising: columns of The Bakersfleld Callfornlan close promptly at 11 o'clock morning. Phone 31. LOCAL BAKERSFIELP. CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1936 Fall. Meriibership Drive ;. ;to -Open, at Initial Session Here , LANDSCAPING TOPIC Monthly ;$tudy Meetings ' Planned on -Subject During Year i >t . ........ ..-.—. •DAKERSFIBLD Garden Club ~ meetings will be resumed Monday evening when Herbert Ander"son and HaVry Holmes of the 'high school agricultural faculty will .con duct -a 'study group In -landscape design and plant propagation In "room 117, Junior college building, at 8 .o'clock.' The fall membership campaign will be started, and everyone interested In gardening is welcome. Landscape Classes . ,' Officers of the club 'have planned a year's program in which Mr. Anderson and 'Mi-. 'Holmes will conduct a .study course on one Monday eve- Jiing each month, landscape design being the general theme. Later in the year each person will have op pqrtunlty -to design his -own land scape plan; and field trips will be made to- observe .practical appllca tlon of'good.'design. At 'each meet- Ing a brief discussion of a timely garden topic will also be held. I 'On each alternate two weeks the club will meet for a Sunday afternoon social meeting-in the garden of one of the members whenever possible, with outside speakers invited occasionally. .The first of these will b6 held at the 'home of Dr. and Mrs. Ci P. Clampitt in Casa Loma Acres on October 11 at 2 p. m. Plant propagation and bulbs will be the day's topic. October 20 Meet r-iThe second study group will be October 26; with 'landscape design and fall cleanup as topics. ..• Officers of the club are Horace T. Strong, president; Mrs. C. F. Clampitt, vice-president and program chairman; Mrs. Harry Libby, secretary; Alfred Ames, treasurer and Mrs. C. Hall Montgomery, board member. Mrs. Llbby, 1616 Owens street, is accepting memberships. Dues of $1 a5year, include membership for husband and wife both. ...— r - •» i » Democratic Rally Will Hear Evans "Why I Am a Democrat." will bo the topic of an address to be delivered by Colonel William Evans, prominent Los Angeles lawyer and known -as originator of the CCC camp idea, at a Democratic rally to be held at Lincoln School auditorium Tuesday evening, September 29. The meeting will be held under joint auspices of the Toung Democrats Club arid the Kern county Democratic central committee, with ^ Mayor B. C. Emmons of Taft, chairman of the central committee, presiding. A dinner meeting will be held at the Fox hotel immediately preceding, at which Colonel Evans , will be guest of honor. Reservations for the dinner session may be made by calling Taft 02. - - *»» California Labor Subject of Meet Labor conditions in California will be- 'the subject" of Charles J3. Victor. western , manager, of Yawman-Erbe Manufacturing Company, in a talk before the KIwahls Club Monday at luncheon in .El Tejon hotel. Clyde Stickler is to bo the day's chairman. Members will appear in Frontier Days costume. . Umon Cemetery te a NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, which mean* that all income goes Into the Cemetery treasury. tt U conducted for thr benefit of the • public and not tor individual profit. 40% of the sale* of this Cemotary goes Into the Perpetual Care Fund to incur* Perpetual Care AS RESULT OF TRUCK CRASH KERN COtiNTY WINNERS ON CALIFORNIA'S HOUR Ba'ckrow, ;' "Thei Kern^Mountaineers''; left to right, Jess Duke, Buck Reese, Happy Ferryman, "Half Pint" PoQle, Cecil Qarron. Front row, left to right. Lloyd Combs. Donald Jones, Betty O'Brien, Mai Bayless Jr. •Kooert Lice; Bop-stodjoara. • • 4 • Eleven Musicians to Leave Tonight for Radio Practice T^LEVEN talented young Kern J-J county musicians will leave tonight for Los Angeles for two days of rehearsal with the.cast of the "California's Hour," which at 9:30 o'clock Monday evening will salute Bakersfleld and Kern County in a state-wide Frontier Days broadcast over the J>on Lee-Columbia network. .Host and escort of the team will be the "California's Hour" official greeter, Morley Drury, former all- American quarterback. Several hours Of musical rehearsal with David Broekman's orchestra at KHJ Sunday, the local performers will take part in a dress rehearsal with Conrad Nagel and the entire cast on Monday at the Major Broadcasting theater in Los Angeles. A, cavalcade of Kern people will go south in Frontier Days costume Monday evening, filling a 250-seat section in the theater. The eleven winners from here in- Former Resident of County Called Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Clendenen of Weed Patch left at noon today for Red Bluff on receiving word of the death this morning of Mr. Clendenen's sister-in-law, Mrs. Daisy Qlen- denen, 52, a resident here many years ago. Funeral services are to be held Monday in Red Bluff. Mrs. Emma Beaudry. a resident of Virginia Colony, is the mother of Mrs, Daisy Clendenen, who leaves also her husband, Charles, a sister. Emma, of Red Bluff, and two sons and two daughters. William and Charles Clendenen, Mrs. Mabel Madsen and Mrs. Edna Zeelte, all of Oregon. Tot Playing With Matches Injured Suffering from first and second degree burns -of tho legs, 4-year-old Hester Roderick, of 109 East Tenth street, was rushed to Kern General Hospital just before noon, Her condition is reported good. • , The little girl was burned. when her dress 'caught fire : while <?he and several playmates were playing with matches, It was reported. She was taken to the hospital by Under- sheriff Rea Pyle. .»«» i, ,-, Hold Service Here for Barnes TMd The body of Emma June Barnes, 3-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver 8. Barnes, formerly of Bah- ersfleld and now residing at Ojai, was laid to rest In the perpetual care section of Union cemetery this morning , following funeral services at Fllcklngcr-Dlgler chapel. The little girl died at a Ventura hospital September 28. - < _. i i i « t • Barbara Jeane Utt Laid to Rest Here Graveside sen-Ices for Barbara Jeane Utt, 8-year-old daughter of! Mr. and Mrs. K. A. Utt, of Po»o Creek wero conducted at Babyland In Greenlawn Memorial Park at a! o'clock tht* afternoon, with the; Hevenmd ChartM Hutaw officiating. The child died last night at a local hospital. She leaven, in addition to h« parent*, a twjn-irtntw and her grandparents, Hopson mortuary WM in charge of arrangement*. Office «MA0 Cemetttrg Telephone 2297 elude the "Kern Mountaineers," a hillbilly quintet composed of three real cowhands and two studio style western warblers. Lloyd "Little Mao" Combs Is a yodellng, banjo playing W6XAI performer. Betty O'Brien is a soprano whose mother sang on the Orpheum circuit, and who Is studying for a career In her own right. Max Bayless. Jr., and Robert Lee, who appear In a piano duet, are students who have played on both local radio stations. Both are pupils of Max's aunt, and his father was a theater orchestra loader for 20 years, now being a private teacher of violin. Donald Jones, tenor, lii Instructor of music in Taft Union High School and won the A twitter Kent contest here in 1933. Bob Stoddard, another promising discovery, sang "Lonesome Road" in n beautiful baritone voice trained at Stanford University. Mat Villain Faces Bad Check Charge "Bud" O'Brien, professional wrestler who has played the part of the "villain" in many a mat drama here, today was scheduled to return to Bakersfleld In a different role. Inspector Jim Brady of tho local police department left for Los Angeles this morning with a warrant for O'Brien's arrest on a charge of writing fictitious checks. The complaint against O'Brien was filed by A. Z. Storey of tho Owl Drug Company, who charged that on August 28, O'Brien wrote and cashed a bogus $5 check at the Owl Drug Store here. Daylight Saving to End 2a.m., Sunday (Ontted freit Leatei Wire) NEW YORK. Sept. 26.—Daylight saving time will end tonight in New York City and many other American and Canadian communities. At 2 'a. m. Sunday all -official clocks will be set back to 1:00 a. m. thus returning an hour lost lout April 26 when daylight saving went into effect. Death Comes to Harriet Monroe CHICAGO. Sept. 26.—Miss Harriet Monroe, 78, known as the "Patron saint of American poetry." died today at Ar*qulpa, Peru, member* of her family here wero Informed. Lost Hills Sunday School to Reopen B. A. Boynton, local missionary for the American Sunday School Union announce* that the Lost Hills Union Sunday School will reopen Sunday September 2?. Competent leadership has been obtained and all living In that vaclnlty are cordially Invited to attend at 10:30 o'clock. Sunday evening at the Fairfax school nouth of Wajrunden service station on the Bdiaon highway, Bible pictures will b* shown by Mr. Boynton. Tbo picture* will take up events in tb» life of Christ from Hta birth to Hl« resfttirectlon, The young people .will hold their regular Christian Endeavor- meeting before the pictures. SCHOOL 10 Registrations for Numerous Classes to Be Token at Jaysce Building . Adults who are eager to learn new skills vocationally, avocation- ally and professionally will register Monday night at 7 o'clock for classes In the local evening high school. Enrollment will be conducted in tho Junior college building at Thirteenth and l r streeto. All instructors will be on hand to answer questions and assist persons who may bo Interested. Text books and Individual supplies must be purchased by students. Tim first term will continue until December 17. He.cond and third terms will begin January 4 and March 10, respectively. The following classes will bo open for registration according to Kenneth V. Rich, evening school principal. Bookkeeping, taught by Francis Watson. This class will meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nve- nlngs. Single period Instruction may be arranged, but those wishing to specialize In this work are advised to register for both periods, from 7 until 9:15 o'clock. Business Kngllsh Business English, taught by Mrs. Theron McCuen. Sessions will be held three nights each week, on Mondays. Tuesday and Thursdays from 7 until 8:OE o'clock. This course Is particularly adapted for those engaged In the commercial fields. Citizenship, taught by Bernard Ely. This group will meet on Monday evenings only, from 7:30 until «:30. Instruction Is for the purpose of assisting those desirous of taking out citizenship papers. People Interested should enroll the first night Oil field* mathematics will bo taught by R. J. Buckle. Instruction will consist of such arithmetic, algebra, geometry and trlgometry tia experience has shown IB needed by workers In our oil fields. A course similar to that successfully used In the Oklahoma and Texas fields will bo followed. The clous will meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 7 until 9:10 o'clock. Oil Held Course Oil field science, taught by Frank Hornkohl. This course In designed to offer practical Instruction In the fields of chemistry, and other sciences particularly as they apply to the oil Industry. This class also will meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 7 until 9:05 o'clock. OH field machinery, constating of Instruction In the operation of oil fields machinery and equipment. A practical course for men engaged in the Industry. Sessions will be held on Monday and Wednesday evening* from 7 until 9:05 o'clock. Mr. Buckle will be the Instructor, Public speaking, taught by Mm K. R. Catchpole. The class has ai u « ° bjecllva the development of ability to speak well before groups. Sessions will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evening* from 7 until *P. Handicraft. Including clay model. Ing, basketry, weaving and plain sewing, will be .taught by Mlw Catherine Williams. Claaian will meet four evening* each week from 6:80 until 8:80. Arrangement* may be made to enroll for any two or! more evening*. -:.-•'.-.'•-. Woodwork Claw ! Woodwork ana cabinet making to ! be In charge bf jr. A. Holland and win meet four Ume* each week frontl 8:80 until 830. Persons Interested! IC«»«»««4 4m Fagt rtftten) Panama Rancher Accused of Stabbing Trio in Fight at Panama WOMAN IS INJURED Assault Charge Is Filed After Sheriff's Squad Called to Scene TF/'ILLIAM W. HEREIN, 33, Pan- "ama rancher who arrived here a month ago from Oklahoma, today was held at Korn county Jail on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon and deputy sheriffs were debating whether or not to file a second charge of kidnaping as result of a series of altercations last night, In which Mrs. Hanna Herrln, 28, wife of tho accused man; Jess C. Hartltne, her brother, and Joaquln Bottencourt, an "Innocent bystander," received numerous cuts Inflicted with a pocket knife. None Badly Hurt Mrs. Herrln was stabbed In the neck and arm, Hartllne was wounded in tho left shoulder and forearm, and Bettencourt received a 14- Inch slash across tho back. None of tho wounds were serious according to attendants: at Kern General Hospital, where tho knifing victims were treated. Herrln left his home early In the evening after a quarrel with his wife and brother-in-law, Investlgn- tors reported, and several hour* later flagged down a passing motorist, JoiMjuln Bettencourt, on Wlblo road. Bettencourt told Herrln he was going to Bakersfleld but Herrln Insisted thnt he be driven home, It wan reported. "Herrln took out a long knife and pressed It against my stomach," Bettenoourt was quoted as saying. " 'Do you feel that? 1 Herrln asked. 'You better uiko mo where I want to go'." Quarrel Develops Betlencourt tmld ho then drove Herrln to his home at Route 3, Box 97, and found himself Involved In n. family quarrel. "Tho man (Herrln) acted crazy." Bettencourt IH declared to have wild. "He told mo to hold hln child (a 4-year-old girl) while he killed her. When 1 refused, he cut mo across tho back." In tho ensuing fron-for-all, both Mrs. Herrln and Hartllnn received their wounds. It was reported. Officers Cnllcd Deputies of Sheriff Kd ChampneM, summoned on u "riot" call by neighbors, said they subdued Herrln only with the greatest difficulty. The man was brought to jail In Irons. Tho original quarrel, it wan reported, begun over whether or not Mrs. Herrln should have a permanent wave and developed under the Influence of liquor as tho evening progressed. Tho Injured were brought to Kern General Hospital In the Payne & Son ambulance. • i » — Mother of Local Woman Dies, L. A. Funeral services for Mrs. Untelle C. Landregan, mother of Mrs. Gladys IS. Monroe of Bakersflold, were held Friday at the Pierce Brothers Mortuary, LOB Angel«0. Burial followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Pork, Qlendalc. Mrs. Landregan, 80 years of age, died Wednesday at her homo In Los Angolee. A native of Bangor. Maine, she had llvod In California since 1910. Hlie was a member of Ban torn Star. Besides her daughter h«-ro. Mm, l<andr»gan leaves a son. Ralph L. Landregan of lx>s Angeles. • +« > Man Convicted on Bad Check Charge W. H. Tullon. after a jury trial concluded late yesterday, was convicted on a charge of having a fictitious check. The jury, which returned lt« verdict at 9:28 p. m. after approximately ilx hour* deliberation, recommended leniency. The trial was before Presiding Judge Erwln W. Owen, with Oran Palmer, deputy district attorney prosecuting. The court will pronounce judgment on September 29. Hay Stack at Big Ranch Hitby Kre A IOM of |18tO wan suffered' by the Stockdale ranch early tht* morn. Ing In the burning of 165 ton* of hay In a stack *outh of the ranch headquarters. Remoteness from water hampered the state forestry service supprewion cr«w, which an. •wered tho call, and the alow-burn- ing fire necessitated keeping a truck on duty Bloat of th« day. Fo««t Itanger Harold P, Bowhay and two of hta a*ai*tant« received » summons to Mary«vtll« this afternoon to aa*J«t In a larva flra there, . * FAMED RODEO STARS DUE HERE Above arc Tllllo and Ed Bowman of Placervlllc, known throughout the west as rodeo stars. Tlllln Is considered one of the nation's most expert ropers, having won championships at virtually pvery Im- portant rodeo In the country. They will 1m here to compete in the Bakersfleld Frontier Days rodnon October 3 nnd 4 and In addition to their riding and roping will provide a lot of merriment with their clowning nets, Three Persons Are Injured When Cars Collide on Road City Personals * * * * * + Bits of News TNDICATIVE of the •*• drawing power of Frontier Days, two prominent men, one n motion picture producer, tho other an eaplrrn publisher, aro n mo UK tho hundreds of out-of-town porsoits who will oomn hnr»> for IMP celebration. Harry Sherman, Hollywood product*)- of tho Hop-Along- Cans Id y features, and Charles 15. Lcwl« of Now York City, publisher of Showman's Trudo Review, hiive mad« reservations for the Cowgirls' bnnquet the night of October i! and for the Frontier Days rodeos October 3 and 4. George- Richards, genloglnt employed by the Hhell Oil Company, ha* returned from u Mexico city trip taken In company with his father of Altadena. Frederick Wnmmer. reference librarian In the Kern County Free Library, expects to be In Vienna, Austria, by October 6, he wrote Librarian John D. Henderson, while visiting In Interlaken, Switzerland. Mr. Wemmer, who ban flvo months' leave of absence, found Switzerland's scenery extremely beautiful. Mr, and Mrs, Vanca Van Tllper returned last night from a vacation In southern California, during which they visited their son. Dale. Mr. Van Riper la BaUorsfleld city clerk. Mr». Hubert Brasher. 1000 T.xtko street, Bukcrsfleld. won a 90-day supply of dog food for the best answer to the question "What IH Thin Dog Thinking?" Thin In tho second In u series of awnnla to lw> tnuda by the dog food manufacturer who in publicizing thn crmtrjit through ii<lverllHt*menU In ' Tho Callfornlun. This content will contlnuu through November with prlzna being awarded fortnightly. Dr. C. F. Clampltt t« convalescing at Mercy Hospital from an appendectomy undergone on Thursday. He expect* to return to his homo In Casa Loma Acres next week. Leo (i. Pauly haa been named field manager In the California Landan-Knox campaign, according to announcement from Los Angeles, Al Hutchinon, manager of tho Malcolm Brock Company men's department, will leave this evening on the United Air Lines plane for Los Angele* and tomorrow fill fly by T. W. A. from Lo» Angeles to Chicago where he will attend tho annual convention of Affiliated Clothier*. Mr. Hutchison will n>. turn' by airplane about October 7, after making selection* of men's clothing for Brock's «tore. It. J. Veon, deputy eonuty clerk, Is the new "skipper" of the Veterans' Luncheon Club here. Attorney John Shortridge was recently the guest of honor of the organization which meets every Friday noon at the Bell Cafe, . '•rt'l • '•»« »• DEDICATES POST OFFICE WHITTIBn. Sept. 20. (A. P.>~ Whlttier dedicated it* new 178,000 Federal BuUdin* and post office today. » ' Merced Company, Driver of Truck, Two Others Are Defendants 21 PERSONS INJURED Crash Sou Hi of Here Is Described as One of Worst in History TtAMAQB suits totaling $400,000 •^ were on file In Merced county Superior Court today, coming 'as aftermath to a Kern county traffic accident In which a truck carrying 21 harvest workers overturned four miles south of Bakersfleld July 13. The actions were filed by 16 of the persons Injured when the speeding vehicle swerved from Golden State highway and turned completely over as it crashed Into a roadstd« ditch, scattering Its human cargo a distance of 100 yards along the road. Four Defendants The Bear Creek Company of Merced; Rolx>rt Dagnlno, driver of the truck; Mike Miranda, owner of tho truck; Charles Beckley and Merle Applegart tire named us defendants In the suits. Thn total amount la declared to be largest ever sought in Merced county HH result of a single accident. Sums anked by the injured I persons art- as follows: I Joflpphlno Mcstas, Rojello Favi prea. Frunctsca Fuvorez, Ramon ; Rnrlqucu, Florenzla Romas and I Hose Mtjstiis, $26.000 each; Juan Mondez ami Eluterlo Batrer. $50,i 000; Theodore Favorez and Joseph I Ttanios. $35,000: Domaclano Ramos, j Frnnclsco Uamos and John Ramos, i $10,000; Rlto Velee. $20,000; Joe persons, one of whom •*- was Pollco Lieutenant George Kerr of Bakersfleld police department, were'Injured In u three-car collision near Sweltzer's tavern on Golden State highway late yesterday. Lieutenant Kerr und Charles Akers, 35. of SS21 Johns avenm*. LOB Angeles, OKCiiped with RetUK '° Avoids Collision , At tho time of the accident. Dag- nlno. tho truck driver, told officers of the California Highway Patrol he was.attempting to pass a truck and semi-trailer. Suddenly finding the highway ahead blocked by an oncoming car. Dagnlno said ha elln. .Seymour, &7, an aunt of Mr. Alter, nuffered severe facial luceru- ( tloiiH iiiul a fractured left arm. I William I^awrenco ICnnU, Jr., 20, j of 1695 Linden avenue. Long Beach, ! drlvnr of the third automobile involved In tho crash, wan uninjured. According- to officers of tho California highway patrol, the automo- bllos driven by Akorn and Lieutenant Kerr collided almoxl head on while Alter* w«s attempting to pass KnnlB. Thn two machines bounced HltiewUe to Involve the Hunts oar. Mrs. Ht'.vmour and Akors arw under treatment at Dakenifield Emergency llOHpltul. Five Chosen for Student Offices i trying to pass but losing control of ; his own truck as It went off the I highway. ! The truck was heavily loaded with mon, women and children, the families having been employed on the I Hoar Creek ranch at Merced. : ; Homo were thrown high Into the ! air an the truck went over, while j others were bruised und battered in the- tfuck Itself, it was reported. ! Bakerfifleld umbulancoH wero I obliged to make several trips to the i scene of the accident to pick up all I lluj injured, attendants describing U, • as one of the most sanguinary I crashes in their experience. j — « . • (Two Arrested for Thefts of Cotton Approximately 300 students of Bakersfleld Junior College went to the polls yesterday and elected of- fleers for the vacant po«ts of tho Associated Students. They chose Bob KohlruBt, business manager; John * ' of the rally com- of publications: Bob Shojdon and Jack Cooper, freshmen representatives. Tho offices of tho student body i oi-o now fllloa completely and the' local collegian* arn ready for their' official school year. Heading tho' AwtoclatPd Sludonu IB Jens Jones. HMlstod by Kd Mohr und David Ooldbprg. first and second vice, president*. Beer, Poison Used in Suicide Effort Solution of the mystery of the disappearing cotton today was announced by deputies of Sheriff Ed Champness. who said they had arv rented two Negroes, one of whom admitted the cotton thefts and Implicated tho other. In jail are Isaiah Duvla. who today began a 60- day sentence after pleading guilty to his part In the theft*, and Jack Freeman, who faces trial on two counts of petty theft. Tbo Negroes ar>» alleged to have stolon two wagon loads of loose cotton, taking one from the cotton field of Beulah Hart. Fairfax road, and tho other from D. J. Classen, of Host-dale, According to deputy sherlffa. Da via und Freeman hud th« cottpn ginned under the rrnmo of Leonard Keele. of Greenfield, and obtained two checks, one for $66 and tho other for $73 in return for the cotton. Mixing tbo contents of u bottle of ant iNuite with a glass of beer Leon Burger. 28. of 121 Sycamore Drivo, hint night drank the concoc- ' ! •» ,r/~\XTTT1 ,rT-»XTT»r» lion in what deputy sheriffs »ald was ; iVlUIN U MJlJN I Ci a suicide attempt. The young man I wns rushed to Kern General HOB- I pltal. where h« was reported in a ' critical condition today. j The suicide attempt was attributed ! by investigators to family trouble, i Burger ossertetily went to a River- ! view beer garden dhortly after 9 j o'clock. There he ordered a glass of ; beer, «tlrml the ante panto in and i gulped down the mixture. < { r-«~~» I • Wasco Farm Group to Select Officers L. A. Grant, director of the Waaco i Farm Center announce* a meeting I of the organization for Monday evening. September 28 at S o'clock in the grammar school. Officer* for the center will be elected during the meeting and Andrew Helmforth, vice-pre«ide»t of the Farm Bureau will speak on farm organization. SALE EXTENDED Until October 1 Final Opportunity to Buy at WHOLESALE OR LESS MANT DESIOXS TO CHOOSE FROM MOXKEY8 FKUCITATKD LOS ANOELKS. Sept. S«. (A. P.)— : j Wakle and Blllygirl, monkey couple, j were felicitated by other dentcena of the Griffith Park Zoo today on the birth of K baby of the Sapajou »pecl««. ,le j J of, j HI ' M. [ 1- — ED. HELM MoRummt* EIGHTH AND B Phone ISO

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