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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1880 Cbttortai ALFRlSD HARRJJLL, EDITOR AND PBOPlUOTOR Issued Every livening Except .Sunday In Dftkorsflold, Kern County, California at Haiioriiflatd, California, HH "«'«>ni1 np tlio Ant of CongroHS March 8, 1870 class nmll matter unflnp ........ " OK 1-HR "ARROCrATKir 1'ilESH Tlie AfKofiiilrrl PC-SUN IH exclusively entitled to thn line Tor'piiMloiUlon of nil r."WH dlHpnl'ibw. cr-dllnd o It or nut mhenvlso crodlle-1 hi thlH piiinsr. and atou tlio local lifv<< iiliMlsllcrl therein. Tlu. Hnl(frnflrl'1 l.'ftllfornliin IH iilco » cli'Mil of tins lY'-HN nnd Hie Kidtod News nnil ri'relvcsn Ui« nn- i'.,.isffl wire f-crvloe of both. UKI'RKSIONTATIVIOH Bryant, Clrtffllh A llrunn>n, In'' xou Vnri(, ("tilcnK'i, lii'lriilt. Alliniln. llim'oi, ilrlay WASHINGTON, lt- .1. Si Ji 1 Inc. , I'ortliiniJ D. C. ivr-rf-d by pi>r mi HUTJHCUIPTION ruritiir nr mull In li HUM I iiiuniliN. *j;i I] I mail hi poi'tiil fmir In olifhl, [XT mnnlli. one. two, yeni'. $7.00, THIS PAPKIl MADK IN TIM3 U. S. A. TOWARD WORM) RECOVERY nnd Odessa oir the Black Scu, once a great shipping port for the product of the Russian steppes, become a ghost harbor. Similar changes have taken place will) other commodities as Hie result of civil and inter* national strife. When the accounts are balanced for Hie Spanish civil war it will be found that besides Hie loss of human and real capital Ihe nation will be immediately impoverished, nnd years will puss before il slabili/es its remaining industries. War of any kind, Ihe Spanish people will learn, is always destructive. LONG DEFERRED -*- national exchange and UK c.nrrencv lire mvsleries. The IIa- Medilerraiiean Iliul could ponsibly interfere with his cinpiiT, emphasizing, of emir.se, his Klliiopiim holdings. And yet from Hie. news Iliul trickles out of Iliul unhappy hind il would nppenr Ihal Ihe empire is n inline only insofar as Klhinpiu is (oueeriied. I'or since n considerable purl of Ihe Million iiriny was withdrawn there 1 has been willed it pitiless warfare and il bids fair lo co i ilium: until Ihe rainy season. The former lighting men of llaile Selassie, no longer under discipline, are engaged in brigandage, and while 200,000 Kalian soldiers ore still in Ihe land which was taken al such expense and cost of lives, there appears to be little prospect of any peaceful development such as was anticipated and promised by Mussolini. There may be room for a good many Kalians in Klhiopia but not many of them N,| will be willing to become settlers in Ihal distressed land, not niilil Hit: Ihonsands upon thousands of brigands have been suppressed. So the plan to establish a second Italy in Klhiopia may and probably will be long deferred. P HKMIF.M MUSSOLINI has made il quite ..... . clear Ihal he wants no developments in stability of j decision by France lo abandon partially its gold stand- j aril nnd Ilius put itself on Ihe same basis as j the I'niled Stales and (ireal Hrilain was forced by circumstances over which stales- , men have lillle control. \ Following Ihe World War France accn- | mnlaled the second largest gold reserve in | the world. Us allies and Ihe enemy countries were economically disabled. Indus- j tries were disorganized; unemployment pre- i vailed; foreign trade was crippled, but re- j habilitated I'ranee was able lo eonlimie its \ commerce and drain gold from its debtors. To prevent commercial and financial disaster (ireal Hrilain and its sister commonwealths went olT Ihe gold standard in order lo protect its reserve of Ihe. precious metal nnd to maintain a more or less stabili/.ed currency. The I'niled Slates followed Inter. In the commercial and financial transactions between nations Ihe buyers and sellers have lo know Ihe prices of commodities by an established relationship belweeit Ihe currencies of each country. Otherwise goods might be bought al one price in Ihe country of origin and by fluctuation they might cost more when Ibey arrived al their destination abroad, (.old was Ihe acknowledged standard of exchange among the trading powers, and this bore a definite ratio lo the money standards of all countries. When adverse trade balances look Ibis gold from one country lo another in disproportionate amounts Ihe transaction menaced industrial and financial stability. * Franee has held oul on the gold standard, but this has alYectcd its export trade and through that its monetary standard. Its exports were reduced and il had to pay in gold, and recently this drain had become serious. Temporarily. France will lose slightly. Hednction of the value of the franc will make its commodities cheaper in relation lo foreign money. Hut this will increase its export trade and protect its gold reserve. Fven- lunlly. Ibis action will mean the adjustment of foreign exchange throughout the world on a stabilized basis and so promote international recovery. Doubtless Ihe economists of all nations have been looking forward to Ibis belated step. WAN AFFKCTS KCONOMICS W IIICIIF.VF.H faction wins in the Spanish civil war, the tuition will sutler. The destruction of life and properly is a blow lo the stability of the state thai may prove irremediable. Its young manhood is being squandered in bloody conflict; the peaceful conditions of life and industry have been disorganized; priceless treasures of ancient architecture have been destroyed; and the menace of hitler factionalism that believes in force rather than in reason has been engendered. "So much for the internal devastation that is being incurred by the present conflict. When one side or Ihe other is victor the effect on Spain will not end with the return to peace. The economic results are now beyond the power of the combatants, and Spain faces permanent losses in foreign marketing of its fruit products. According to a French orange importer now visiting Los Angeles, California growers have an opportunity to capture Ihe French orange market which hitherto has been almost a Spanish monopoly. France, he says, has been importing from 8,000,000 to 10,000,000 cases from the Peninsula. "Now this is abruptly stopped," he says, "and probably cannot be resumed for a long time." War has always dislocated economic activities. Before the Crimean \Var, Hussia was the principal exporter of wheat to Kn- ropoun countries. Thai conflict diverted the production of this commodity to Kansas, 7 MAKE IT UNANIMOUS N OT often do the sponsors of a Constitutional amendment have a change of heart and ask Ihe voters lo reject Ilieir handiwork, but Iliul is what happened with reference lo Proposition No. 211, as il will appear on Hit; November ballot. The amendment, as fathered al Sacramento, made provision for changing Ihe title of Ihe California Hailrond Commission lo Ihe Public Service Commission, that being more in line with the activities of Hie board in question. Later il appeared, in drafting the short amendment, there were omissions and interpolations which are calculated lo place Ihe Commission of Ihe future under political control and lo weaken its authority. That, it seems, is now as plain lo the authors of the bill as it is to all who study il, and as a result, the former are among Ihe most active in opposing its adoption. The authors one Senator anil two Assemblymen say that in formulating Ihe amendment, "changes were inadvertently made which, if approved, would result in repealing some of the most desirable provisions of Ihe original Constitutional provision creating Ihe Kailroad Commission. "Therefore, we. Ihe authors and proponents I of Ibis measure, respectfully urge the voters to vole 'No.' " Which it would seem ought to settle Ihe fate of Proposition No, '2',\. RANDOM NOTES While the movies have made a large place for themselves in the entertainment Held there is still a leaning toward the stage drama. This is natural. While the screen provides the eye and Ihe ear with most of requisites of Ihe dramatic art, it lacks Ihe co-operation of Ihe audience to fuHHI all Ihe requirements of acting. TI«N YBAKH AflO (Tim CillfontUn, thin dite, 192(1) Headlines: Upprlvo Hlnclalr of Teapot' Domo^ Democrat* and Republicans of N^Y, favor dry-law referendum; Hornsby's Cardinals given Important «dg» on pitchers and catchfjrs; Two witnesses- for proso* ciillon fall to Identify Almee as Carmo I visitor; Uubo Ruth may smash records; Motorcycle rider killed in collision south of city, A reported shake-up In the local pollco fort.'o haft fullod to dovclop hero. Tho RaUensfleld Garden Club Is Its drive, for GOOD members. Helen .lowolt Is receiving applications for membership and those In Charon of tho drlvo Include: Mos- dames Kidney Greoloy, C, A. Mare, .T. It, Williams, A. M. Tuttlo, J. flynn, \V. II. While, K. P. Janes and Dr. M ,VV, Hull tuiM returned from a hunting and finning (rip In Modoc and ijtiHHon counties. TWKNTV YKAHS A«0 (Tim f.'MI'ijriiUii, thl* (Int. 10HII llpadljtifs: Allied presu advantage by hard blow al Chaulnos In Kommo drive; Urltlnh capluro of Combles and Tblt'pval followed by new stroke of Kfoncii; IL'fi.OOO persons on slrlko In Now York In sympathy with traction employes; 1 World series will be hroudcaslnd by Thn Callfornian. flrif t'blof Hchaffnlt and .lames KKIIII, Mt'crotary of tho boa.rd of «du- eatloii ordered flro drills for all schools today. W. c. Northcrafl IH hero from ItiyoUern. l)r. and Airs. I'Yed J. Croimo have reluriied after a trip to UrlllHli Columbia. , Mrs. II. \V. Tboniim will give sing- Ing leHHoim lit. her homo. R. 10. CunnltiKhum, of Butlonwll- low Is displaying bruom corn at tho board of trade rooms. T1IIUTV YHAHS A(JO (Tim C>lirorlilllli. thin (lute, 1008) Mpaclllnes: Weber expiates his crime on Mallows; t: H. may Intervene, In f'tiba; IJIonkadu In Ttinnol 7; Violent hiirrlcnno blows up coiiHl; ndlHon Company will transmit power In December: Dorno- cralli' paper doeii not allow allegl- aneo to 1 Icni'Hl. "Mrs. i Innrjfe A. IVacoi.'k, the sweet Hinder formerly of llanford him (.iponeit n studio hero." An erinlne iiiul I'ri'lKhl car leavliiK the track biivii blocked Hie Telm- cliiipl nioiiiiliiln triielt on the other Hide of I'lillinile. l''rleii<lH of Mr. ami Mrs. .1. S. KVIUIH Kiive them a surprise party liiNt nl^hl. i I'. S. nibli! and W. U. IMUer hnvo j dissolved lmrtnernhl|>. | Uolln Morohoimii lu planning a I-.OH Vtn | Kay awoko with tho wish that uho might,fly down to tho beach and find Tod Qraham there, happily awaltlhij her, But It was tho nun, streaming through tho windows of the CHrls* Club, that {{rooted her when she was wide awake,. Hho Jumped tip and ran to tho window, looking down Iho bay to Whip Harbor whbro tho Mariner lay, KlInllriK In tho sun. This was her day! Ono day out of 10 sho could break the rotitlno of her twice-daily fllKhls as stewardess on Iho Overland Airways, lo spend a day and night in Oakland, Her piano left at 8:05 for her home port of Reno, hish up beyond tho Sierra Nevada range on tho fringe ot tho desert. Standing In tho shower, sho sang. lM*t night sho and Monto Blalno had danced until 8, but sho felt completely fresh noW after her sleep. Kho decided to lounge In her room until lima to go to tho airport, Monte had promised not to call. Ho had paid iLHsldiious court lo her for tho past <18 hourfi and shn luul told him he positively could not have anolhor mlntito of her lime. Monto was Impulsive—a bit too much BO. Just then the telephone jingled, Kay frowned nnd thought, "I'll toll him a thing or two." Sho wrapped tbo lingo towel about hort wont to the telephone and pinked up the re- reiver, saying crossly, "Oh. don't bo so tiresome. I was still In tho shower." Utit It was not Morite's laugh that greeted her; H WIIH Ted Graham's voice. "Oh!" sho Hnld, with a high-pitched little cry. "Crossed wires," Ted said. "Monto wan Just In the office and said you were free until this afternoon. T'vo put him to work and now he's out of the way' Hut If you want to Inspect the Mariner—or—" bo hesitated. "I'm driving nn to the San Carlos valley to sen the kid. You remember I told vou aboul my adopled son, Dickie. When I'm In port T llko Ho snatch him out of the military school nnd take him up to camp. It's lovely up there. Would vou like lo go?" "Oh, I'd lovo It!" she said. "I can Inspect tho Mariner onv time." He said. "I'll como by for you In my car." • * * She dressed hurriedly. Tod, sho knew, was anxious to see tho boy and she didn't want lo keep him waiting. Hhe put. on her simplest i white, linen frock with a gay kerchief, matching ber Kreen eyes, tied | around her throat? Kbe was waiting ! In front of the clubhouse when ho I drove up. "There's something about you!" Ted Hiild. ptiz/led. And that was all ho said JiiHt then. Tin didn't realize that, In sotting ber apart, he. had paid her the compliment women prize most. Kay leaned buck In the scat and watched th« flushing panorama. They sped past the green hlllH oC Florkoloy nnd began to climb a road between tho yellow walls ot a can- Angeles, trip. j yon . Soon ttigy were In a high val- ley where there- were plctuant flolds of wild flower* an* little pines. Wvorythlng was freshly gtwn and In bloom. i , They drove up to a group of. yellow bulldlngft, nestled among some pines, and Ted got out, vauTtlng up the 8tep» to the Wtilllng r6om. Ho came out a-few minutes later With Dickie. Dickie, was going on 8 and In his smart gray uniform looked very manly. Kay thought he was adorable, I to had surly yellow hair and blue eyes and one dimple. When Ted Introduced Dlcklo ho saluted her gravely and then took her hand. Ho sat between them, his gloved hands resting In his lap. To her first Question ho said, "Yes, ma'am," but she asked him to call her Kay. Ho looked to Ted for permission and Ted grinned. Dickie said, "Kay," tasting the name as he would have tasted a new brand of chocolate, * • * I.ater, at the cabin In the valley, Ted said, "Dickie's mother died when ho was born. Hl« father was killed In an airplane crash when Dickie was n. The kid hasn't had much family life." But Dloklo was joyously happy now. Ho had taken off his trim military uniform and wore tho roughest clothes he could find. "Presently he went flylncr to tho woodhouso to sec If his old friends, tho chipmunks, still lived there. Ted wouldn't lot Kay do anything. Ho told her she'd get her dress soiled or a Hi-nudgo on her faco. ' fctho Mat, watching him pro- paro their lunch and eyeing him with amusement. Tho cooking was simple enough. There wore only wieners to boll and coffee to bo made. All tho rest, a prepared lunch, Tod had brought with them. Hut sho observed that ho knew how to make good coffee. She passed him a complement that made him blush tinder his tan. "I've been batching It for 15 years now—since my wife died. With Jerry Searles. Jerry was my bomber during tho war and now he's a mechanic at tho homo port. Dlcklo adores him—but that was the trou- hlo. Tho kid was hanging around tbo airport too much. That's why I put him In military school." "He'd probably be happier at the airport." Kay said. "He'll bo a great flyer—like you." Ted busied himself with tho pots and pahs, then turned to her again. "I'm pretty much of a lone wolf now. T'vo been living In tho air— for the air. TJnck there—15 years ago—I was terribly in love with my wife. That was when flying was really dangerous. I survived several bad crashes, but sho died, I bo- lleve, from a succession of shocks caused by tho dangers of my job. That's why I never married again." Kay said nothing. Dlcklo was still watching the cblpmunkH, and they could hear tbo Hhrlll chatter of the mother and babies high up In a tree. Kay walked away from tho fire, toward tho llttlo pine grove by tho brook. 13W YOKK, Sept. 28.—I5iary: , Off to a pajama sale, buyln* a pair striped cinnamon brown and red that are a lulu. So breakfasting at a tHjxIrigton avenue cafeteria, a dejected damowl nt tho same table telling mo a sad tale of tho city. And I-on Gordon, tho painter, Who is taking his daughter to "Muropo for tutoring. Then walking and a sidewalk radio Interviewer had flagged Will Irwln. And turned tOv me and t .did a fright wig scoot; Into a lady's hat shop. Homo and Frazler Hunt thero, champing to be off to the Wars, and so with my lady to tho dock to welcome our Paris servants, Prosper Volterre. • Dined at a Turkish cafo In Washington street Tdwal .Tones told us about. Then Idled about Brooklyn Bridge,*now so drear In Us desolation- And home, talking by phono to Hoy Ijoward, who scoffs at thick rumors he's .to retire. To J)ed reading Olaudo Bower's engaging chronicles of Jefferson, Behind a Chinese laundry on West Forty-sixth street Is a stone sculp, tor's abandoned workshop which has become tho movie studio of Mary Ellen Bute, an eager maid from Texas., Miss Bute Is producing short subject for tho screen which sho calls "Visual Music." With these she portrays abstracts Impressions of what tho eye sees when tho ear hears music. Such notables as Stokowskl, Iturbl and Jock Whitney are . Interested in the experiment, No human beings appear In her offerings. She achieves effects through crumpled cellophane, .velvet, egg- cutters, spark plugs, ping-pong balls lights and shadows and some striking camera angles. Fred Atitalre, for the edification of reporters of an outgoing liner did a tap danco on a guard mil. A dangerous dido with a boat In dock oven by a precise nnd clear-headei export. But It was topped by what to mo Is the most shuddory of al doings and told by tho lato and be loved George Buckley. He was a passenger several years ago on a ship bucking a ragln sea. An Inebriated fellow was capering 01 deck as others watched through windows. Suddenly to climax his antics he hopped on tho rail and bo gan walking, tight ropo fartikm, the entire port-sideTfrom post to post. Nothing, an is usual with di'unkfl ( mppenod., Personal tiomlnation for tho season's m68t' ( »iri)tlriK Cinema conto-, back—that oI'jDolores Costello. Dorothy Parker, literary folk hear, has her arm up In 'a figurative 'Never again" for Hollywood, Sho had bpen,, tho reports continue, greeting tho California sunshine with a yawn several months before sho and her actor husband pulled up stakes to return to New York. Miss Parker created quite a ,stlr upon arrival In the cinema capital, sharing honors with tho veteran acid- tongued Mrs, Pat Campbell as 'mistresses of withering sarcasms. She assisted In a scenario of so but somehow did not take talent-surfeited Hollywood In usual stride. Considered the sharpest/of feminine wits 1n New York, there Beemed'"'np field for her acidities In the softer metier of tho moton pldturo. .;Mlss Parker has purchased a sylvan '.retreat In the Pennsylvania Pocanos, And admirers hope she will again turn Mo poetry—her output so ;faf ' winnowing only several all-too-thin volumes. • •..", <" Jack Pearl Is about the last of the sputtering. Dutch comedians. Ho zoomed In a Zlegfeld show, later be- camo a radio Star and had top bill- Ing in a movlo. But thero seems no niche for his talents lately—a fate also of nttbe comics. But Pearl la young, clever,- has been thrifty,;-fn productive years, arid Is capable of changing his pace. And of'being out front again. Bagatelles: Tony Canzonerl likes light-topped buttoned shoes ....<. . Jimmy Cromwell, Dorothy Duke's husband, goes* In for. those big flowered Hawaiian bathing stilts ... Tho Eugene Lyons apartment has become one of the Sunday afternoon haunts of tho literati. When one ot those Itinerant flower pedlars stuck his head, Jack out of the box like In Earl Benhatn's auto tho other evening, It .so frlgh,tened Bcnham that he jittered: "If I gave you a million' you wouldn't have If I could." That was tolling him! \\rAHIIINOTON, Htipt. 2«.—.Presi- •* dent UooHi'vell IUIH not yet begun to play Homo of tho high cards j ilii bin rampntKii sleeve. He in not ! advi'i-llMlng them, oyon to all his po- | lit leal liillinateH. Home who havo ! neon him with his coat off late.ly, i however, havn luul a Hwlft glance at j nn ace they did not siiHpvct was In I tbe dock. Vou may not bellovo It : nil her when you m>i> II played some (line before, election. Incrodlblo IIH II tioimclH, It IH u btilancd budget for ; next year. j Trmmiry Secretary Morgonthau ! IUIH said there would bo no IIOWH on (lie budget before November II. but h«< may not have known, or cared to dlHiMtHfl, what IH going on now In I'llilKot-maklng. Acting Uudget Ul; rector Hell IUIH mada no announce- i ineiitH, but he has been working for I siimn months on estimates. There j n.ro good reasons for believing that ho ran now produce figures Indicnt- ! IIIK an approximate balance, based IIH much on expectations of Increasing revenue HH upon a decrease lit nxpendltuivN, HIM work has progressed HO far that one of the leading bond market advisory services Kent to ItH banker clients a. few days ago the confidential Hin-xeHtlon that "a balanced IH11S budget Is a roiiMonablo expectation." PAUL MALLON—CopyriKht 1936) cult for tho government actuaries I^HTIMATlNd Tbo budget figures '•'relate to Hiieb far distant eeo- nomlu conditions that they are diffi- to calculate, but thero Is nothing to slop them from luklng an optimistic view. Il IH/almost Impossible to gucHM accurately tbo extent to which bettor buslticHH. will boost tax re- celptH for tho year beginning next July I, now nine months off. II Is equally difficult to calculate relief domaiids. But tbo law requires a budget to bo submitted to Congress In January, and It will bo possible for tbo President lo offer rather dofl- nllo KUCHHCH before November 3 it bo chooses. Koino unofficial experts used a pencil on tho problem tho other day and camo out with only a $300,000,000 deficit for 11)38 by culling relief one-third, Increasing revenues 12 per cent, deducting tho bonus expenditure of tho current your and neglecting lo consider Ihe probable heavy requirements of social security. Bo- youd those, considerations Is tho broad field of recoverable government iiHsots. which hnvo been used tills year to help In cutting tho dofl- ell In half, without decreasing spend- IllK. Thus. II can bo done, and II probably will bo. KDITOR'S NOTB—The Ciltfomlan will print loiters from renlera. 8uch letters MU8T Iw confined to 150 trorils written legibly and nn one tide of the paper. Tho tpice limit IB ImiH'rslln. No annnymoiu communications will be urlnlrd. Thin la emphatic. The t'allfomlin rcMnc* the right to delolo or reject any or all manuscripts and 1* not rcxpoitslblo for gentlmente contained therein, letters of wore than 150 words will bo rejected, llrevlty U a desirable feature. Thoy must bo bon» tldel)' tlgned by tho writer with complete udilrvtw glicn. although the name may not be published. §0 THEY SAY Other women are HatlHfled If their faces look young, but Kngllsh women miiHl be young. They want to ride, golf, and dunce wltb tholr daughters and even (heir grand- diiugbters. — Dr. Serge Vorouotf, "monkey ({land" specialist. Whenever 1 leave Chicago on night trip, I iilwa.VH leave homo wear IIIK a nlKlilKown Inntetid of umlU'H and a shirt. I can't bo bothered doing I'oniorUoiiH In a berth. -Clar- ! hazard Harrow. G AMI!MS—Tho criticism most fro- iiuently made of the now deal by new dealers IH that Mr. Roosevelt allows bin aHHOclatcs lo make rash and reckless statements which pop Into their extensive crania. As Mr. Ilooscvolt Is HO liberal with his help, probably no act.lon will bo taken against Controller of tho Currency O'Connor for his last great gamble with fato. Mr. O'Connor made the statement that. If no bankn failed within the ensuing two weeks, be would take the air on a national hookup September 80 and announce that tlio first year of American history had passed without a bank failure. Tho reckless chance which Mr. o'Oonnor took may be gauged accurately by a fact he failed to mention, namely that he Is the, only man a i who can closo the bankH. While ho could hardly be expected to ruin Ills own record In the last two weeks of Seutembor, you must consider the that be might dlo and Mr Ted followed, caught up with her, and took her arm. "Do you like mo?" ho said. "I must seem stolid and dull. I've gazed out inlo blue skies too much tho past 20 years." Hho looked at him and smiled. "Of course T llko you." "There was a time," ho said, "when 1 wa« impulsive, reckless, but that was a long time ago. Now I simply look straight ahead. This transpacific flight is my life! I've spent five, years preparing for It, and T hopo to upend tho next 10 years flying It. It's changed thn slant of my Hfo. I'm living for Iho air!" "And for Dlcklo," sho said, smiling. Ho laughed. "Yes, I suppose so. 15ven a pilot has to have some real living—" "It's more than that," sho said. "You're a human being. You llvo among other human beings. You need them. You need relationships with them," lie looked down at her, and 'laughed again. Ills white teeth flashed. He pulled her close to him and kissed her. "You're Inevitable!" be said, and then let her go. They knelt, side by side, lo dip Ihe water up from tbe mountain brook. Kay watched her face, shimmering In the water. Tf Ted could only havo read what was going on In ber thoughts! But ho sow only Iho shimmering features of a very pretty girl who was close by him, looking Into the water. "Don't pay any attention to mo," ho said, low. "I llko you. I think you're a ^yell girl and havo since the moment I find saw you. But I'm looking out for you. You're a lot, younger than I am. Got this straight, Kay. I like to pal around with you—but no wedding bolls. It Isn't fair not to tell you outright. Romance Is behind me. I've got my job." Kay gn/.pd at her features In tho water, wondering It Ted could possibly read In them what sho felt close to her heart. She was In love with him. For a few moments sho couldn't incel bis eves. (Continued Tomorrow) POOR SPORTS j Edllor, Tho Callfornian: I want to ask my fellow women of Bakersfleld If they havo In their household somo members of that supposedly stronger sex who for Sftft days in tho year have moaned, groaned nnd sighed each morning at the thought of having to shave.; yet who. now that tho chance has arrived to gracefully lay aside those razors for at least 30 days, tako them out earlier, stand longer before the mirror, and somehow, seem lo Ihlnk that this Is their opportunity to put It over on tho other men by looking their protllost. Perhaps, theso cuto fellows may get the Idea that tho women fall for this sort of thing, but 'If other women feel as I do they may dislike sllcky whiskers, yet havo a greater dislike for these poor sports. Tell mo, women, Jusl how do you stand on this Issue? What has been said has not been meant as a criticism of the business mail whose business will not permit of tho raising of facial decorations, but rather of tho poor sucker who refuses to step In lino oven when encouraged to do so by friends and employers. Yours for good sportsmanship, A WOMAN Bakorsfleld, September 26, 1936 LAND USK PLAN Edllor Tho Callfornian: I wonder how many of your readers read and digested tho two pages in Thursday night's Callfornian con talning the new ordinance, passcc by our supervisorial board on the fourteenth of this month and callec J'Tho Land Use Plan"? 1 find ver> few. My hat Is off to the brain which begot that. It Is a real mas terpleco of dictatorship. How many, having road it, have discovered the Jokers In It? Ho\\ many realize how badly it ties tho lands of tho poor man, struggling to mild and own a. (-.mall homo of his own (and In becoming an owner ho becomes a taxpayer)? How many realize tho potential impairment of values in rural real estate? Tho confiscation of the.agrarian lands in Mexico has nothing on this. Kern county has long been famous ?) for maintaining a one-man'gqv- ernmont. "Why squall to tho high heavens about Hitler or Mussolini .mill we clean, our own noses? Or lave said noses been held to the grindstone too long already? . Read It and weep, ye farmers and small ranchers! Look carefully for the small, really Juicy clauses which fit your case, for they have been thorough. Let none think .he shall escape for It Is not so written. Mrs. B. LAMOND. ' 621 Beech Street. Bakerstleld. September 24, 1936. SUCCESSFUL FIESTA Editor The Callfornian: Last evening I had the pleasure of attending tho fiesta sponsored by the Roger Williams Baptist Young Peoples' Union ot the First Baptist church to raise money for future actlvilies ot the young people. -• It, was a pleasant surprise to see the work which had .been put forward in preparing the booths for the fiesta. s '...•;••• Dlrecied by Master of Coi-emonles Norman Hugunln, Donald Ayer and Alvln Streblpu with tho assistance of others tho affair was a decided success." This entertainment/was possible through the kindness . oC several business firms. ' ' Tho entire fiesta was accompanied by a fine spirit of sociability, ' Business concerns of' Bakersfield, In furthering entertainment of high moral character Is appreciated by citizens of our community. A CITIZEN. Bakcrsftcld, September 26, 193G. (By FREDERIC J. HASKIN) from lu llu- live (Inuiiii Hit- tuMur tuul I lie tiudi- i'iu'0 HIT liiiltrtl 1>\ nvi|m>nil interest, and art' ueeesstiry to rtirh oilier for the proper iiiterprelnliou id Ihe play. From Ihe audi- enee Ihe aelor rceeives Ihe stimulus that Hives life lo Ins art, ami this tlmls response in Ihe I'nvor of those whose approval he seeks. The slii^e provides opportunity also for plays whose value depends as umdi on ddieate voeal expression and gesture as on tho plot. BaUerst'ield is fortunate, in having a IAIIU- muuity Theater whose programs each autumn and winter season have added much lo Ihe cultural life of Ihe eily and county. It is as desirable Ihul they should cultivate' Ihe art. Ik-sides providing entertainment it gives opportunity lo those \\hoaspire to take part in dramatic work. 1 havo observed that light and nun.- peiidoil sentences do not «et>m to do- tor a i'1'i-taln clans of drivers from taking another chance. •— Juoilua of Iho 1'eaee I'Yanlt M. (,'ubu, Sohuylor, Neb What we need III lOnglamt IH a ma- j ohlno that will operate on four. — Viscount Stihmnith. Mrltlsh itologato to world power coiilVrencH', o< bearing of engine thai operates on my« of HUI\, ___ In IPS:.' only tifl pop cent of those eligible to vote did HO. In war wo OH II thorn ''slaukni'M," What should wo call those who full to voto?— Omitu-ul John V. Cllnnln. The Statue of Liberty Is facing tho wrong way, with Us hack to America. The hand In raided In the ITuHCtst sa- luto. — Tbo Reverend Charles ID. Coughlln. „_____ Italy rejects tho absurdity of eternal iM'iuv. whloh IH foreign to our cived and lu our temperament .— • Itonlto Tho luitomobilo trailer IH Iho logical MiicccHMor jU< Uui covorud wagon. • — Ur, Cliarioa Roosevelt might appoint another controller who yvould clone a bank. That Is the only way It could hap- pon. If Mr. O'Connor keeps bis health three more days and makes bin broadcast, yon may expect somn heokler to ask how ninny weak liiinkw bo Is carrying lu hltt pocket, or how many should havo boon closed which «tlll rvmaln open, * * * H ONORABLE MENTIONS— Somo pcaplo who know Professor Tugwell havo mentioned In private that Agriculture Secretary Wallace may eventually become president ot tho University of Wlscomdn. Newsmen thought they had something In that Idea, until they approached people who know Wallace. Ills friends said they weit> fairly sure Wallace would not leavo his government Job, but that they luvd heard the story mentioned In rospeot to Tugwell. There is. therefore, no good reason Why anyone 'should mention cither Trouble with a borco like Roent- noloKlnl IH the race would bo over before, a bel could bo placed on him. Better lo wink than to stare, says u scientist. That's dangerous nd- vico to glvo girls during leap year. Brief report inatle by tho policeman whose horse bolted and escaped: Mutiny on tho mountic. There once W»H an epidemic pink eye In Blue, l£ye, Mo. of A THOUGHT FOR TODAY Wallace U anchored In agriculture and What soems to be in the wind for Tugwoll 1« control of the now fHrm leimnl bill, in which Mr, Uooi«v vrlt took »u<«l\ IntprfHl ivwiiUy. It will give him, «o,niethliifr to do in nines of hU twwUlcuwnt administration, \vUjwh now needs only & night watchman And Samuel said, Hath the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings i uiul sacrlflcfs, as In obeying (he voice of the Lordt Behold, to obey is better than saorf/lce, and to hearken thati the fat of rains. — t Samuel J$&3, * * « < Lol th<i> ground of all roltgious ac tlonti bi» obt'di<"nc<?', examine, not why It IH commanded, but observe U bo ctumo It l« commanded, True oUedl once neither procrastinates nor quea Q. Why was Trotzky exiled Russia?—T. M. A. Ixjon Trotzky was exiled from Russia because of his opposition to the Russian government. After Lon- 'n's death In 193-1, it became appar- <nt to tho Communist leaders that theoretical Marxian Socialism was at east In certain regards inapplicable to tho Russian situation. As a result, a Hchlmn broke out In tho Bolshevist ranks, with Trotzky at the head of the "die-hard" group. His outspoken opposition to the government, particularly during Ihe Chi- noso crisis of 1927, led first to his 'censure" by the government and then to his expulsion from office. Q. How much Income la derived from tho sale of farm products?— II. K. P. . A. Cash Income from the sale of farm products in June was estl. mated by the department of agrlcul ture at $582,000,000. as against (438, 000.000 in June 1936. , Q. Were the bodyguard* punished who allowed an American woman to kiss Hitler?—H. J. A. For their failure In this * In stance, several of Hitler's guards were dismissed and several were demoted. The number of guards has now been doubled. Q. What percentage of the eligible voters wont to tho polls In 1988 and 1932Y—J. n. A. A. In 1828, the percentage was 63.3. In 1932, it WUM r,9.H, Q. What is the salary ot England's poet lauroatft?—-H. I*. A. It Ui 8T pounds a year or about $485. Q. How many times has the Com- nunist party • had -a, candidate for 'resident of the United States? — I. K. A. This is tho fourth-time. Will- „ am Z. Foster, ran three times, and 3nrl Browder Is the Communist imndldato this year. In 1924, B*°S. or polled 30,386 votes, when tho jarty was called tho Workers pally. In 1828, ho polled 48,770 A'otes." and . n 1B32 he polled 102,991 V0tes,iti«* candidate of tho Communist Parly. Q. How much did, the .newest -of the United States battleships cost? — H. M, A. Tho total cost of the U. S. 8. ' West Virginia, the newest battleship In the United States navy. wa« $27,103,951.78, Including the furnishings and stores. _ Q. Did Pebby O'Neill marry after the death of John Henry Baton? —P. R. A. After the death of her, husband*she married a young Italian danc- , Ingmaster. Antonio JSuchlgnanl, but soon obtained a divorce from him. Q. In what country was John L. Lewis, the labor leader, born?— L. V. . A. He was porn 1» the, United States, in Pennsylvania, of Welsh ancestry. and U a lifelong cltlwn, of the United Stetaa, - • Q. Whut kind of trees outline tho Reflecting pool near the Lincoln Memorial In Waahtnfrton?—- C. A. They arc beocbfet. ' C. A mtfer no | «t ft«t b,v »rt«n| Tt» Ilwwu, Prafertek 4. C. Ur*lU», -M. ««•§•« *^

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