The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on October 19, 1944 · Page 11
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Department Heads Will Be Honored Daughters of Union Veterans of Civil War Tent No. 13, will hold .a reception on November 9 in Memorial hall in honor of three department officers, according to Jlrs. Sadie Williams, president. Those to be feted are Mrs. Eva TTughart, department president; Mrs. Winifred Ketchem, department inspector, and Mrs. Rosa M. Marks, member of the executive board. Dinner will be served In the hall i at 6-.:iO p. ni. to the honorces and members, after which an open meeting will be held. The public Is invited to the meeting. In charge of the dinner Is Mrs. Vernie Sprague, assisted by Mrs. Mae Moon, with Mrs. Wildred Rico , In charge of the decorations committee. Mrs. Sadie Williams, Mrs. Georgia Francisco and Mrs. Nellie Tiroome head the reception group. .ATFIRSr SIGN OF. A GoTdlPrepara (ions as; cf irected Calvary Group Has Talks at Meeting The Reverend Ernest Anderson, pastor of Baptist Church of Shatter, was the guest speaker at the regular montsly meeting of the Calvary Baptist Men's Brotherhood, held recently in the church, with the | women and girls' Softball team as honored guests. The Reverend Mr. Anderson chose as his topic "Thinking in the Terms of Eternal God." Other guests included Roger K. Ackley, director of Christian Education, Southern California Baptist convention, who spoke of the future plans of the young people, Including the annual convention which Is to be held following Thanksgiving; The Reverend Sam Kleinsasser, of the First Baptist Church, who sang "Saved, Saved," and also the Reverend and Mrs. C. C. Gish. Other features of the evening included singing by the Calvary Church's male quartet and other choruses. The next meeting will be held on the evening of November 20. KAISER VISITS F. I>. R. WASHINGTON, Oct. 19. UP)— President Roosevelt invited Henry Kaiser, tho west coast shipbuilder, to bo his luncheon guest today. Woman Advises Local People With Priority Headaches By BARBARA BECKETT Intermediary between local businessmen and the vast complexity of orders and counter orders issued by the War Production Board Is Mrs. Myrtle Danford, consultant on priorities whose office la a branch of the county purchasing department. Mrs. Danford was appointed two and a half years ago by the Board of Supervisors, and since that time has acted as adviser to all persons In the county with headaches over priority problems. "Everything from vitamin A to building construction Is regulated," Mrs. Danford said as example of the scope of her duties. "There has been some loosening up of priority restrictions, and will probably be more with the resumption of civilian production," she said. "Priorities have been revoked on some types of tools." she added. Mrs. Danford emphasizes that her office is not a priorities board. She merely advises as to the procedure of getting priorities, chances of obtaining a special rating and handling of correspondence. Application forms, made out under her direction, are forwarded to the %Ve Present an •important Qroup Every Suit a "Blue Ribbon" Winner Eastern Solicits Your Charge Account We Are Specialists in Half-Size Fashions JUST RECEIVED! Newest New York Styles in Handbags Simple Yet Eloquent Lines Fine Detail—Quality Fabrics Distinguished New Season Styles Not in years has Eastern blossomed forth with such a welter of elegance in style, color, and selection as is now displayed in our Apparel Shop. SUITS WITH COATS TO MATCH Suit . . . $29.95 Coat . . . $29.95 Suit . . . $35.00 Coat . . . $35.00 Suit . . . $45.00 Coat . . . $45.00 SIZES 10 to 20 USE YOUR CREDIT 1529 Nineteenth Street War Production Board field office In Los Angeles. Onp-lVrson Study "It Is a one-person study to keep up with the orders, counter orders and amendments issued every day by the WPB." she said. "Sometimes as many as '50 of these, come through in a single day. It would be impossible for a businessman to keep up with all of them." A note of humor Is sometimes Injected into her work. A 7-foot-tall man'recently came into Mr. Danford's office with a plea for help.in getting a new suit of clothes. According to War Production Board order No. L2-24, no tailor was allowed to use sufficient cloth In his suit to cover his ankles. Mrs. Danford came to the rescue by discovering a paragraph in the order granting exemption to persons of unusual size. Housing Shortage Headache The housing shortage provides one big headache to Mrs. Danford, as well as to persons wishing to build. "Everyone with a stick of lumber comes to see me," she said. All such requests are now turned over to the federal housing authority. "It is harder now to get permits to build," Mrs. Danford asserted, "since restrictions on lumber have been tightened up." "My department Is maintained simply as a service to the public," according to Mrs. Danford. All ration boards In the county refer persons with priority problems to her. Her telephone number Is well known to local business men who are unable themselves to keep abreast of the complexity of WPB orders. Lions Club Members See War Pictures Llona Club members viewed a film on "The Battle of Wake Island," shown by Herman Biane of tse Kern county sheriff's office, and several new committee members were appointed by Lions President Tom Cox, at the weekly meeting: of the organization Wednesday at noon at Hotel El Tejon. The program committee Includes James Ebert and Leo Hedrlck. New Boy Scout committee members In charge of the Lions Club troop. No. 4, are Art Wallace, .Floyd Kelly, Frank Heller, Earl Ewlng and Fay Jones. Members of the ladies auxiliary, Mrs. Duth Federhart and Mrs. Alma Lord announced plans for the club's ladies night Halloween party, October 28 at : . O. O. F. hall. ^DtYofjSsrffer Distress fit «*FEMMI WEAKNESS k Hllh Hi Nanwt ^ Tiratf Ftstafs? AtBuchtlmw-ifyoa •uffer from cramps, backache, feel tired, nervous, restless, a, bit moody—all due to functional periodic disturbances— 1 Start at once—try tydta B. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound to relieve such symptoms. Plnkham's Compound helps nature/ It's famous to relieve such annoying distress because of Its soothing effect on ON* o» WOMAN'S MOST IMPORTANT ORGAN!. Taken regularly—this gnat medicine helps build: up resistance against such symptoms. AlBoagrand stomachic tonic. Follow label directions. Buy today I LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S WED HERE—Recently married in Little Chapel of Sacred Memories were Miss Dorothy M. Dahl, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Luther Dahl, 2215 Edwards avenue, and Aviation Student Robert Monson, of the United States Army Air Corps, a former resident of Taft. The bridegroom Is now stationed at Stockton Field. Cream Deodorant Safely helps Stop Perspiration 1. Does not irritate skin. Docs not rot dresses or men's shirts. 2* Prevents under-arm odor. Helps stop perspiration safely. 3. A pure, white, antiseptic, stainless vanishing cream. 4. No waiting to dry. Can be used right after shaving. 5. Awarded Approval Seal of American Institute of Laundering — harmless to fabric. Use Arrid regularly. plnl to * Also 59* tut THI LAIOIST SILUNO DIODORANT FULL BED SIZE COMFORT! ALL.WOOL SOLID COLOR BLANKETS Luxurious, deep-piled virgin wool blanket treasures, woven with a thick, springy i nap to give you magic warmth without' oppressive weight. Treated against moth damage—guaranteed five years. i Bt>**r*i\K i j 6.90 PENNEY'S 25% WOOL CLOISTERS Woven of 25% warm wool, 25% sturdy cot- too and 50% lustrous rayon. Solid colors and jacquard designs. 72" x 84" full bed size, 25% WOOL PASTEL PLAID Warm„wool, woven, with cotton for extra •tardiness., Soft'pastel plaids,'rayon satin bound. Generous 72*1 x 84* size. PAIRS F. D. R. Aids Child Born of Tragic England Romance By ROBERT MUSKL LONDON. Oct. 10. (UP)—The kindly intervention of President Roosevelt opened tlio way today for a new life behind America's tranquil shores for the nameless child of an American soldier and a British girl. The infant, born out of wedlock, was being taken by an American army nurse by train to a northern airport, from where the air transport command will fly the little tot to the United Stales. Only a handful of persons know the baby's name. One is an American army chaplain in Kngland, and another thp nurse. Lieutenant Evelyn Anderson. But rill have taken an oath never to reveal the infant's identity. The same people also knew the details of a tragic romance in Liverpool, whore tlio father was sent to France and killed in action before he could marry the girl ho loved. Before that, however, tho father had written to his parents In America of his love for tho English girl. Then when they learned of the birth of the child they appealed to tho But that appr.il brought a rlisap- pointniTit to the grandparents. They wpro told there was no provision in army regulations covering such a situation, in desperation, they wrote to President Unosovelt. They told him how they wanted tho baby to live in a land where no one would know of tho stain of birth. They vowed tho baby will never know, and promised to keep as an eternal secret the forces set in motion to assure the infant a life just like that of any legal baby. The heart-rending appeal brought an order from President Roosevelt to the Air Transport Command to carry the child as a priority passenger. The baby, about fl months old and fondly called "Joe" by Nurse Anderson, will be tho youngest trans-At- lantic air passenger of all time, and provides the Transport Command with perhaps Its strangest cargo. When the order reached the command, officials at tho big North Field had to scurry around for Infant's sleeping garments and bottles In preparation for the. arrival of Thursday, October 19, 1944 11 United States war department for Lieutenant Anderson who will ac permission to bring tlie baby to tho I company the baby all the \vny to the states. , i now home. Three Blasts Shake Santa Rosa Buildings SANTA ROSA, Oct. If). (&— Thrro, distinct hlast.s or shocks were felt hero early today, shaking building* ami rattling windows without material damage, but efforts to trace their source have been fruitless. The first two shocks were felt at. 1:37 a. m.. coming in close succession, and tho third at 2:07 a. m. Officials at the county hospital 2 miles north of here reported all three were "very severe" and accompanied by concussion, giving rise to the belief that explosions were the cause rather than earthquakes. The office of the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, a daily newspaper, reported it was flooded with calls from Santa Rosa residents awakened by the shocks. cmrCoucHS ue to colds ... eased without "dosing". VlSJSft APPROVED BY 2 GENERATIONS SUM LINES AND GENTLE TOUCHES! 7.9O Gentle touches in the spark ling jeweled necklines and belts, the softly shirred hod- ices. Slim lines in the gracefully gored or gently draped skirts, the trim boleros and flattering ;V • necklines, j Of chalk-smooth rayon crepe in gay colors, tones. 12-20.. TO COMPLETE THE PICTURE- SMART LI ATHER^UAND-ftAGS Spacious carry-alls in pooch, envelope m Oft and top-handle t styles. * Models and «l§" yw colors to match every costume. 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