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;u.s;.awi&~~ , fv- „• y , < •« EDITORIALS iTJrih section contains editorials, 'latest local news, world sports, a thrilling aerial and news of ' interest. WANT ADS Classified Advertising columns of The Bakersfield Californian close promptly at 11 o'clock every morning. Phone 31. -, ^m ' r a tjv^fi- > [ S 4 f \ -<'• m LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1936 PAGES 9 TO 14 JUDGING SATURDAY NIGHT Br.uce Minard in Demand for 65,625 Royalty From Big Holding JOWNSENPS ^LISTEI> Plaintiff Asserts Third Interest Attained in Prospecting Work "ORTJCB MFNARD asserting an Interest In the^ Golden Queen Mine that sold for $3,o6oioOO, ac- ..cordlng to his complaint, has filed a civil suit here against Charles W. Tbyrmsend, Mrs. Townsend and ft other defendants, in which he asks for $65,625 as being one-half of the cash 'already received by the defendant from the Golden Queen Mining Company. The plaintiff asks also for ah accounting of all money received as a result of the sales 'agreement with, the Golden Queen Mining Company. Claims Interest i. Mr. Minard, in his complaint, al> leges that he had a one-third interest in the Silver Queen mine on Soledad Mountain, Mojave district, and that this Interest was obtained for his prospecting services. Lat;er, he declares in his complaint, the one-third interest was reduced to a quarter interest by taking M. A. Holmes into the partnership. Another reduction of the plaintiffs, Interest to a one-fifth interest was made under an assignment to M. A. Holmes, according to the complaint. Ill and needing money, tho plaintiff alleges he assigned 20 per cent of his share to Mr. Townsend who was to hire an attorney* t f.or, hirn and when" certain', "gruljstake'" 1 lawsuits were disposed of was to share under a "60-50" arrangement with the plaintiff, according to his allegation. Litigation Halted Attorney" Slemon, of Bakersfield, was retained and tried his suit but it was decided adversely, the plaintiff sets up in his complaint. He also; contends that Mr. Townsend caused. Mr.. Siemon to abandon an appeal, of the grubstake litigation. The name of the attorney preparing thp complaint for,. Bruce Minard *fs illegible and could not bo deciphered,, The complaint is on file at tho-off ice of. ;the county clerk. :' . ' ,. . 4 . * D. G. Kicker Wins ;Suit for Slander Judgement of $800 and costs in favor of Dowey (3. flicker, of Bakersfield, has been ordered by the San Luis Oblspo Superior Court where Ricker sued Charles Rosa of San Luis Obispo yesterday on an allegation of slander, It being asserted that the defendant asked the plaintiff If ho had "stopped shooting calves yet." ROss is a San Luis * Oblspo cattleman. ( Attorney F. B. Hoar of Bakors field represented the successful plaintiff. ^^ Prizes for School Parade Scheduled ' ".- ^ mi n _ i There will be parade ot the Franklin School children dressed in Frontier Days regalia, next Friday at 12:30 o'clock. They will parado around "the school block. Prizes--y 111 be given the boys and , girls, respectively, for tho most an thentic costumes and the oldest cos tumes. Tho teachers, likewise, are eligible for prizes. The Judges will bo Mrs. S, A Me- Cormac, Mrs. J. Wilbert Voorhles Mrs. E. S. TSllery. Housing for "Visiting Horses" Grave Problem for Committee EXPRESSING the hope that £ Kern county's reputation for true western hospitality will be .further bolstered during the current Frontier Days celebration, Johnny Fox, chairman In charge of ' "housing" arrangements for horses, today broadcast an appeal for aid In accommodating the blooded animals brought to Bakersfield this week end by out-of-town horsemen. He was seconded In the plea by Jimmy Colt, who handled the problem last year. Kern horsemen are asked to use the corrals and pens at the fairgrounds while the Frontier Days celebration Is In progress, leaving the'stalls In the barn's available for the several hundred guests who will have their horses and silver-mounted trappings here over the week end. Taking the lead In this gesture of hospitality, the Kern County Rangers, who maintain stalls at the fairgrounds the year around, are ' vacating the barns In favor of the animals of out-of-town visitors. While stall space Is sharply limited, there Is ample room In the corrals and pens of the fairgrounds for local horses, It Is pointed out. Seventeenth Attack Group Strafes Muroc Lake Range Wasco Sells $75,000 Sewer Bonds for New Project Pending Allotment (Special to The Caltforntan) WASCO, Sept. 30.— Sale of $75,000 n bonds to finance Wasco's part in the proposed construction of a sewer system here was announced today, the bonds being taken by the Los Angeles firms of Banks, Huntley and Company and Griffith, Wagenseller and Durst. The bonds aro dated October 1, 1936, and are to be payable In yearly installments o£ $3000 at 4>/4 per cent. Glen Miller, representative of tho Union Cemetery Is a NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, which means that all income goes into the Cemetery treasury. It Is conducted for the benefit of the public and not (or individual profit. ' 40% of the sales of thle ,\, Cetnetery goes Into the Per" petual Care Fund to insure I - ^ Perpetual Care " Office at Hut Cemetery i, Telephone 2237 , . in - the transaction, will leave Saturday for Wash ingtpn . to present requests for gov> erhment money for the project under the Federal Emergency Administration rules. Officials here expressed the hopo today that the project will commence this fall, to take caro of local un employment needs. * « » Mrs. Jennie Muse Claimed by Death Mrs. Jennie Muse, CS, Negress residing at 600 Inyo street, died at her homo last evening. She was a na- tlvo of Alabama and had mado her home here 25 years. Surviving relatives are threo daughters, Mrs. Addle Speights, of Los Angeles; Mrs. Ella Allene Austin and Mrs. Erma Dell Jones, of Bakersfleld; eight grandchildren and a sister In Ohio. Funeral services will be conducted by the Reverend Mr. Handy Thursday afternoon at 2 oclock In the Cain A. M. E. Church, with interment following aj Union cemetery. Payne & Son chapel l» In charge of arrangements. U NDER the keen observation of Colonel Walter Kilner, staff officer on inspection from First Wing headquarters, pilots ot the Seventeenth Attack Group from March Field strafed tho air corps bombing range in the Muroc Lake district late yesterday. The airmen, under the command of Colonel Carlylo Wash, sent light bombs and machine gun fire down on the range from the speedy Northrop attack monoplanes. Their accuracy won high praise from the inspecting officer. The Inspecting group Is at March field to determine the mobility? of the O. H. Q. First Wing, according to Colonel Kllnpr, and tho speed with which the unit can take to tho air to defend tho Pacific coast against an enemy is tho principal point under observation. Preceding the bombing practice, an inspection of equipment was held In the hangar line at March Field, with Brigadier-General Delos C. Kinmons, First Wing commander, accompanying tho officers on the ex (imtimtlou of the ehlpo. Tho seventeenth attack group will come to Kern County Airport by squadrons for valloy maneuvers beginning October 21, Townsend Plan Is Theme of Session Interpretation of tho Towsend Recovery Plan was presented by Dr. F. N. Obor when Townsend Club No. I met at ISmerson auditorium Tuesday evening. Club No. 2 will moot at'Washington school at 7:30 o'clock Thursday evening .All day Thursday Townsend Club women will quilt at the homo of Mrs. Phlla Fox, 1729 Orange street; potluck luncheon will be served at noon. Albert I. Comslock of Portervlllo will speak at a meeting of Club No. 1 next Tuesday evening at which time singing also will occupy tho program. A barbecue will be held October II at Kern River Park, tickets for which may be had from Mrs. Fox, Mrs. Lola Brown or other officers or members. A "Stubbs for Congress" rally is planned. 4 l » Lieutenant Loses Police Dog "Lady" Lieutenant George Kerr, head of the patrol division of Bakersfield police department, today made an appeal for assistance in finding his pet police dog, missing since last $294 Collected in Democratic Drive Encouraging progress In the drive for Roosevelt-Garner Club memberships was reported today by J. J. McMillan, executive chairman of tho Bakersfield Roosevelt-Garner head< quarters, who announced the enroll ment of 11 members and subscrlp Uons totalling $294. Names of tho Democratic subscribers are L. -M. Mumford, Joseph C. Lewis, John Bell, Albert J. Nelson, Helen K. Martin, Elmer C. Houchln, S. A. Woody, Tom Bur,ke, Charles H. Hhomate, J. P. Shields and Norman P. Houze. Tho campaign is now in progress throughout the counts*, according to Mr. McMillan, and efforts to reach the communities of Bhafter, Wasco Delano, Kernvllle, Randsburg, Mo- Javo and Tehachapl will be mado during the next few days. Saturday. The dog is a female, with her name, "Lady," engraved on her collar. She is a small type of police dog and light gray in color. Lady has been with the Kerrs for seven years and is almost a "member of the family," according to Lieutenant Kerr, who said he -would appreciate any information as to the dog's present whereabouts. BAT AND 'UVK , PASADENA, Sept. W. (A. P.)— Lev! W~ JH«*ton accepted congratulations on' his 101st birthday from 3 sons. (T grandchildren. 25 great graodchildren and 11 great great grindoUHdmn. he «*t down Jo H big dinner of {rJ«4 chicken and Colorful Caravan on Road Thursday Twenty cars containing Frontier Days bands, entertainers and enthusiasts, will leave the count> Chamber of Commerce building at 6:46 tomorrow morning to pay an Invitational visit to tho eastern part of Kern county. Under tho Iwdershlp of Norman HOIIZO, chairman, the caravan will visit Isabella, Kernvllle, Weldon Onyx. Inyokern, Mojavo, Randsburg Monolith, Tehachapl and Arvln Luncheon stop will be at Rands burg. Anyone desiring to go may do so by appearing at tho Chamber Commerce tomorrow morning. Man in Search of Employment Dies A transient tentatively Identified as Frank Coutts, 25, died early this afternoon after being removed to Kern General Hospital for treatment of what was diagnosed as "acute mania." The man got off a freight train in Bakersfield today and applied to the state free employment agency for work. Before clerks could obtain his registration, however, the man was seized by convulsions. He was taken by Police Patrolman Lee Arnold and George Hudson to the hospital, where he told a confused story of having been "drunk" for five days. He lapsed into unconsciousness within a few minutes and died, it was reported. Frontier Regalia Remindful of Happenings in Early Kern Days I/ERNVILLE, "the advent Complete Data Filed by Holfelder on Citv- ^ j County Project j COSTS AREJ^IGURED Present City System Is Called Inadequate; in Poor Repair TDECOMMBNDATION that the city council co-operate with the Bounty Board of Supervisors In the ormation. of a sanitary district to provide a sewerage system and sewage treatment for greater Bak- ersfleld Is made by City Engineer Toe Holfelder In a comprehensive report made at the council's request. Tho engineer has compiled complete data on present population, possible future growth, and sanitary loedo of the city, together with tho construction und operating COHIS of different types of sewage treatment plants. Ho recommends the 'primary" type aa tho most economical solution of the city's sewerage.) needs. To servo Bake.rsffield this plant •would cost $67,376, with an operating cost of $11 a day. , For greater Bals- ersfleld the cost would be 181,250 anil tho operating coal $12.50 a day. Other Types Other types of plants aro us follows: Chemical precipitation, Bakersfield »99,372, greater Bakersfletd $122,522; trickling filters, Bakersfield $230,120, greater Bnkersfleld $208.- | 000; activated sludge, BakerHfield | $208,575, greater Bakersfleld $266,500. | With hlH recommendation Kngln- ecr Holfelder eugguMed that tho La- gum-- Hquare pumping fttation be converted'to the use or a storm sewer system und the present new- erage system be connected to tho Virginia tract pumping station, and that the Palm street pumping system be repaired. Mr. Holfelder recommended that ho be Instructed to prepare planet and specification)) for construction of the primary sewage treatment plant und retain tho consulting services of a sanitary engineer. He also recommended that application bo made to the federal public works administration for assistance In financing the project. Of the city's total area of seven square miles, Mr. Holfelder reported, 88 per cent Is aewered, tho remainder being large holdings In uninhabited areas. There are estimated to be 7000 connections. The 93 miles of lateral and branch sewers, with the exception of portions of thex privately constructed Williams system, are In good condition. Plant treatment, however, IH Inadequate, he reported. Tho detention period of the various pumping stations Is too long and with tho Impediment of free flow at the sewer farm, there results a septic sewage. In addition, odor complaints have been received from tho Laguna Square pumping station. I'rescnt System Inadequate "Present sewage treatment IH by very Inadequate settling In an open septic tank," tho engineer reported. "The tank, 200 feet In diameter with 8 feet of side wall depth and a capacity of 1,800.000 gallons, was originally designed as a four-quadrant, submerged feed soptlc tank. It wan converted In 1912 to a sedimentation tank with a detention period of two hours for normal sewago flow. "Tho tank in now tulo grown and full of sludge, with a channel for sewago flow across tho center. There is no clarification of sewage at the present time." Tho tank Is located on tho 480- acre city sower farm, 3,6 miles southeast of the city In a sparswly settled district, with prevailing winds away from tho city. This Is where tho proposed primary sewerage treatment plant, would bo built. "Although the value \n Iwyoild ap- Sept. 30.—With of Bakersfteld's Frontier Days celebration, an old timer from the Kern river decided to Journey down to the southern San Joaquln metropolis to view the Whlskerlnos and the bonneted lasses he had heard so much about during the past few weeks. The sight of bearded chins and old-fashioned ladles recalled for him the old daya of Kern county which are now commemorated each year by citizens of the county. "Why, they wore beards like that one when old Raymond ran a station at Coyote Hole," he muted. "He was the feller who got caught In a cloudburst and was washed, with half his house, several miles down the gulley before he could crawl out with his mouth full of gravel." With additional features of Frontier Days boosters adding fresh stimulus to his memory, he recalled many real frontier happening*, and many characters who would find the present atmosphere of Bakersfield quite home-like. There were many squaw men In those days, said the old timer, and Indian women made fine help mates for the pioneers. Then the old timer saw a "git- up" which reminded him of George Pattengll who once lived on the old McFarland toll road between Tall Holt and Whltky Flat. "He was a great one," said the old timer. "He told the biggest lies that were ever heard. I mind one time he told of going .out to his woodpile to chop some kindling. He saw a rattlesnake and made a pass at It with the axe. He misted It and the dern thing bit his chopping block from which he split three cordt of wood before the swelling went down." In leaving Bakertfleld, the old timer patted the small Chlnete colony on Eighteenth street. He remarked that the Chlnete had not gone far In changing hit style tlnoe the gulches of Keytvllle and the kltchent of the early rancheswerefilled with orientals. He recalled how he who cooked" for Bill Landert, cattle baron of the 1880i, had been accused of boiling up rlatas on occasion. All of the Chlnete cookt were great gamblers, he said. "Chinee* 1 Henry, cook for Andy Brown at Weldon In early days, would bet on anything from the weight of a hog to the turn of a card. The old timer waa among those who used to weigh the hogs before betting with Henry. Often "Chinee" Henry would be out gambling until dawn, the old timer said. On such mornings he would charge up to the ranch on hit hone, throw tome pitch Into the stove and feed the breakfast fire with tlabt of bacon In order to prepare a hasty meal. At he neared the mouth of Kerncanyonthe old timer sighted remlnltcently and said, "They shore are making It look like old times down there In Bakertfleld. I'll make It a point to come down to tee the parade and them rodeos." PRIZES FOR FRONTIER ATTIRE AND WHISKER ADORNMENT OFFERED TJTKRALDED as one of the gayest, most colorful and most amusing AJ -street processions ever staged In Bakersfield, hundreds of men and women In the costumes of early California days will parade next Saturday night, their march ending with a gala entertainment and awarding of prizes at the north entrance of the city hall on Truxtun avenue. Six cash awards for various types of whiskers and four for costumes will be given contestants as the big street show reaches its finale. Bleacher seats will flank the north' border of Truxtun with students of tho high school and Junior college In chargo of Boating arrangements and collection of fees of 25 cents for youngsters and 35 cents for ndults. Tickets are now on sain at Harry Coffee's and nt tho (tpiirtlng goods storo of Houx & Kuentzel. Cti.sliinie Awards A total of JlOO, constituting four $25 prises, will be awarded .thla year to winners In the costume class, It WHS announced. Tho four $25 awardu will bo for the lady most ap- BLAZE DESTROYS ; JACKUNE PLANT 2-1 Wells in Kern River Area Shut Down as Result of Disastrous Flames Twenty-four Jackllne pumping proprlately dressed for Frontier nays, the man most appropriately 1 w " llB belonging to ^ Chanslor-Can- dressiMi for Frontier Days, the lady l field Midway Oil Company In the with tho most comical Frontier char-j Kern rlvrr field were Idle today'as the result of a $10.000 fire which destroyed the Jackllne plant Just actor costume and tho man with the most comical Fronllor character costume. To make the costume contest fair! across from the China Grade bridge lo nil, winners of last year's contest j | HBl night. With the probability who wear the same costumes as In that the wells may be out of opera- 1935 will not bo eligible for prlros, lion for a month while the plant IH being reconstructed, tho loss will mount toward $15.000. Lost in the flro were the build- Ing, a gas engine, an electric motor und the band wheel and eccentric For tho best full beard", j l "" %fl t(> nxltl llu> Jackllnes. The cause awarded. Wearer of the j of tlle fro had not been determined Bakersfield Exchange Club Severs National Connection although they are welcomed to participate In the parado. Six Whisker Prii.es Whlskortiios entered In tho gay parado will bo divided Into nix classes. fanciest trimmed board will be Riven | <«d«O'. but was believed possibly due $20. Tho mustache ndjudged as ! to thc - m<» or overheating. The "bent" will win the- , 1W n»r $15 and i "nines had gained too great head- for the best «i>t of sideburns. $10 | wu >' when discovered for the stato u waits the poBHPHHor. A nlnilliir i award In posted for tho most l\ix urliint Van Dyke adornment. An i lidded t>rl?.e oT $15 11 waits owner of the' best grein-th of board on any j forestry service, which sent two I trucks, to save the plant. Some oil In storage wan saved. ; OY UNANIMOUS voto tho Bakers- mini over so years of 3 neld Exchange Club yesterday " f . . w1 !"", h<> , h " K ,"" 1 l ->'"-lvailng «»«''" ', ... . .. i Tt)lB l'»«t prize U Intended .primarily i i severed its connection with thu Na-jror those men who have'been ISTOPICOFMEET Kern County Farmers Will Discuss 1937 Slate at Courthouse Tomorrow Farmers of Kern County will make recommendations for tho 1937 agricultural conservation program at u meeting to bo held at 7:30 o'clock tomorrow night in Superior Courtroom No. 3 nt tho Courthouse, It was announced today by A. J. l J iH«jrson, county conservation committee chairman. He urged nil fanners und stockmen who can to attend In order to give the, county committee assistance In preparing Its 1937 recommendations. Mr. Peterson (HIM been informed by George K. Farivll, western regional director of the. coiiHcrvatlon program, that tho administration desires to perfect the plun as rapidly as possible, I ho alms of the measure Iwliig to maintain und improve the soil's fertility, prevent oroslon and develop a balanced land use program which will tend to stahilljio tho prices of farm crops ami hcnco the purchasing power of farmers. Tho proposed general crop Insurance plan will bo at to- Frontier Days Cape Is Reported Stolen Theft of an old-fashioned cape of brown velvet, made in Parts and valued, at $100, was reported U) police headquarters today by V. Whltehead, of the Western Costume Company at K008 Cheater avenue, Tho valuable cape wa* brought here 4* pan of a stock of Frontier cos.tunws, . • •• morrow night's meeting. Mr. Peterson announced. Tho Kern County's committee's recommendations with thosu of other counties will be submitted first to the stale office In Berkeley and thru to thu agricultural adjustment admlnlHtratlon at a meeting on October 12 in Heno, Nov. Three Accused in RobberyJReleased Hcloase of Beib IvOiiR. Taft rig builder held an a suspejct In connection with the> Tiipman mull holdup „,.._ ... of last August, Virgin Allen and o. prolsctnent, the cost of tho Baiters- T. Wood, charged with aiding and field sewerage system was muro j abetting him, was announces) at than 1900,000." the report points out, i Kern county Jail today. "anU if this Investment is to b« pro- j Tho cost- agaliiKt the trio was din- tccted. Immodiute stops should he ' missed by Judgn Btewnrt Mugeo at ttonul Exchange Club, the mem- bors declaring their belief that tho , . , . , club can bo of greater sorvlce to ; , » i, i, ,, , ,, , , , ,. . I l-^d Itself, Uakur»flelil and Kern county ( clmvn as an Independent organization, '"« twards B lnco they, reached the whl " kcr B f°- Comics to lj<wd Rowdyism Banned by Police of City Bakersfield Frontier Days celebration 10 a time of gayety and good . , ., „ , , cheer—hut rowdyism will not be tol- 1>3' Joss Koll nnd his famous I r . rl itod Imile (on , M , neho(| ,„ height) tl,,> comedy division of tho Tho club adopted the provisional pnrn.le. will hm.l the lino of march- nnnio of "Horn County Progressive ; Club,' having boon beforo Its 13x- e>rs, followed by tho division of authentic Frontier-costumed entrants. chango affiliation the Bakcrsflcld ! Wblsltorlno entrants will form the Progressive Club, a largo and Influential civic body. Ke-elecl Officers After thn dissolution, nil officers of the Exchange Club were elected to the same pavilions In tho new or- Walter IS. Peterson, third division. Arrangements are being mndi! for on try of Hovornl bands, and at th« big show In front of the city hall, five acts of vaudo- j ,',7 vlllis will be presented. The pnrade will begin at 7:30 p. m. Hluirp nnd all participants are; taken to correct tho septic condition In tho outfall newer by relieving tho Impeded flow at the sewer farm, or by chemical treatment at tho pump- Ing stations." Company, Is president; Attorney Je«« Uurwey l« first vice-president; A. C. ArmbrustiM', tnanagar of Hotel El Tojon, is m-cend vlinvprnsl- dent; and Herbert P. Soars of Hears Collection Agency, is Docrotary and treasurer. Directors of the Kern County Progress) VH Club are L. A. Burtch, A. V. AVhltfield. Oran ». Kholar. AVal- ter Dlotteo and Bruce. Stone. Officers und mnmbers of the. club hopo to muko It a county-wide »crv- Ico organization, with friendly affiliation with other clubu In outlying cominunltlch, but with no connections-outside tho county to restrict HH activities. Discussion was also bold yesterday on joining a group of southern California Kxctmngo Clubs which have previously left the national fold, but It was decided to leave'this action for futures discussion. Many Secede Tho LOIIK Beach Exchange Club was the first of eight California clubs to drop out of the national group, adopting the name Clrgonlsn i Club, which It offered to Hakersfleld. : It has be»en followed by East Lung Be-at-h, Los Angeles, Lynwood and j Wilmington nnd Ui» national headquarters bus Iweii notified of Himi liar action by Santa Barbara, Han Dli'KO and Alhambra. The old UaUei-Hflold Progressive Club WIIH the) clty'H first clvlr or- Kuiilzutlon and mmil>er>'d In UK mem- lM»rMbl|i leiide-rs In business and professional purmiltK. .Slnoo lt« affiliation with the National ICxchiiiiKe ^ Club more than 15 years «KO It has remained an Influential body, but Its j to be nt the Legion hull at Seven- l Tlie< pamdn will proceed to Nineteenth street, go west on Nineteenth to Chestt-r and along Chester to tho city hall on Truxtun, when? tho judging and entertainment will bo stiiged. City Personals * * * * * * Bits of News was the edict issued today by Police Chief Bob Powers, who members of the city police force on 12-hour duty from Wednesday through Sunday. Celebration of Frontier Days will be permitted to go untrammeled oa IOIIK n,s It remains within the limit* mon," according to the police chief. Me repeated, however, the annual warning against wearing of pistols by any iiersons other than police or those having pistol permits. Because of the possible danger of promiscuous shooting or of horses being frightened by the firing of blank cartridges, wearing of pistols by other than authorized persons was banned by city ordinance two years ago, It was pointed out. Parade Bleachers Are Being Erected A rubbish flro In the 1000 block I on ICIghtoenth otrnet was extln- j Kul»he.d by Bakersfield flro depart-1 meiit yesterday afternoon just as; the flames were beginning to spread j -„„,., to backyard fences. Tin- fire was caused by children playing matches, It wa« reported. Tickets for Frontier Days parade bleuchem on Truxiun avenue, between Chester avenue and 1 street, go on nal« today at Hurry Coffee's and Itoux & Kuentrel's. PrU»<j ar« 25 cents for utiults and 15 c>>nts for students. The bleachers are beinff by students from Kent High School Rivalry for hirsute honors at the farm adviser's office lies Ix-twi-en N. D. Hudson and II. T. Strong. Hudson's beard IA remlnes<.uMit of thn BUUVC patent medicine salesman of a bygone era. while Strong Is affecting thi) follitgu of tho rugged iijjru- rlun. ularly j from which to watch the parade. 1 Ticket* may also be obtained at th<» high school office and at the bleachers before the parade. KXPERIKXCEI> UPLAND. Calif.. Sept. 30. (A. P.V— Mrs. L. D. Wllhotte. SO, wmw given a deputy sheriff's badge on her 62nd wedding anniversary. She promptly confided that In earlier days she wa» a companion of Carry Most of tho girls of tho courthouse staff are now dmuMMl after the. fashion of their great grant!- ; Nation during saloon-smashing opcr- mothers Home of tho outstanding ! ntloim in Kansas. Frontier Duys costumes of last year, j for women, were worn by members j ^•••••••••«»» of H. A. Woody's stuff. William Htmrllng of the stuto ! thn request of the district attorney's I members had fomn to fee.) that It j chamber of commerce wu» here to- | ! MONUMENTS office, because of luck of evidence. Kern Youths Given University Degrees Five Bakersfield students are among winners of degrees from th« University of California at the close of summer session, it was announced today by the board of regents. They are Ernest p. Wattenbarger, Olldale. bachelor of science in the college of agriculture; Kenneth Frank Krames and Joseph Price McNamam, bachelor of science degrees in the college of mining: and Stanton Jonee and Franclt August McNumara, bachelor of art* degree* In the college of letter* and science, MOTHER PASSES Word h*s been received here of the death of Un, T. J. Penn., mother of Ml«s Penn of. the Kern . County Union High sr.hool faculty, at MadUwn; Win, beett lU;Wr two Mn, Penn h«U Wm. Fuller, Paint Magnate^ Is Dead flJnitrit /"rcii Lcattd Wire) SAN FHANCIKCO. Sept, 30.—Private funeral services were to be held today for William Palmer Fuller, Br., 75. famed paint manufacturer, who died here yesterday ot pneumonia. He was u native of Hacrumonto, His father founded the W. P. Fuller it Company. At 2G he was president of the firm, which expanded throughout the western, states. At the age .of 46 he retired and turned the business over to his son, William Palmer Puller, Jr., present head of the firm, which has 80 branches and three factories In eight •tttee. Fuller wan married 'twice. His first wife Is now the wife of Oeorgo Barr Baker. New York. Ills second wife died in 1923, He nan two sons, W. P. Puller, Jr., and Hobert llorglti Fuller, But ~ jean render Kruatt-r »ervlc« to tho community as rin lnde>|>cnde»nt group. ......... • •»« «• Legion to Prepare for Parade Entry Preparation for the Frontier Days parade Saturday will bo completed by Frank 8. Reynolds post. American Legion, at Its meeting at 8 o'clock tomorrow night in Legion hail. Tho drum and bugle corps will appear in the parade with special uniforms In keeping with the pioneer spirit. A Frontier Days program has also been arranged for tomorrow night by Dave Chernis, program chairman, and Commander B. J. Miller urges that all members apt>ear In costume. . ' j,^ . ««» .!>MH PKOPI& DBIBBO. SAYS MILLS CONCORD. N. H., Sept. 30. <A. P.) Ogdon L. Mills, former secretary of the treasury, charged today the people were being bribed with lh«»lr,own , money to deetroy th«lr loesiU institutions and, to entrust matters to a bureaucracy day ronfurrlng with L. A. Uurtch. ; UKrlculturul commlnHluner, on a' plun for mukltiK predatory animal : control uniform In valley counties.' MUs Anubel Hulmo, daughter of the Hevernnd and Mrs. Charles H. Hultne, has arrived In New York, i where she will enter the Jutllard i School of Music. | R. J. V>on and Verle Freeman, i deputy counjy clerks, are wearing i modest whUkers, invisible at 14 , paces. i Find 39,252 Faulty I Scales and Pumps LOB ANGBLES. H«pt. 30.—Clitr- i ence M. Fuller, sealer of weights) and measures, reported to the Board j of (Supervisors that he found ,8>,£$2 i Incorrect sales, gasoline measuring i pumps and other weighing and mrus- \ uring devices in the county during '• tho fiscal year ending Juno 30. He. said 34,914 wore adjusted, 1?,ISO con-1 demnod, and the remainder c nfla- cateU tmd SALE EXTENDED Until October I Final Opportunity to Buy at WHOLESALE OR LESS MANY DESIGNS TO CHOOSE FROM ED. HELM EIGHTH AND BAKEH Phone ISO

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