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Ohio Oil Pacific Tina and Packard MclorH Pan American Airway... Paramntim Picture* Pennpy's Pepsi-Cola . Phelnn Dodge Philip MorriH Phillips Petroleum ... Pnhlic Service of N. Pnllmnn Rwd.o Cor)) of Amerit Hadin-Keith-Orpheum rtepnhllc Steel Heynold.l Tobacco R. . Hichfiek: o;: Scheiili'y UiMilb- Sears. KoeltllcU Shell l.'nio-. Oil Socony Vac uum Sinilhrrn Pacific Soul hern Kailwav . Sperry Corpora lion Standard Brands Slundan, 'ill of California Standard Oil or Indiana Slandard Oil of N. J Studebalcp Tninsamerica Transamei-'ea & Western Air ".If* fnicm Oil of California ISTi I'nited Air Lines :n rnhed Aircraf; 31 •% I'niU'd <'riporation 1 : 'H riilli'il O^ns Imp 13 :1 » t'nite 1 SUten ItilWicr f>fl I'nitetl Staten Steel 5S n i \Varn'-i- Itrotheis Pictures 12 :l i Western I'nion TelPKrnph 44-}x •WcHlinghouse Rleetric & .Mf« ml Vt'nnhvovtn 44 '« Yoiin(, r Ktou'n Shcol and 'I'dlie 3!! 1 * Volume Up on New York Stock Mart 1>O\V-JOXKS AVERACJES The preliminary closing Dow- Jones averages Industrial 14S.P,.", up ii.U; rail 42.0", up O.dfl; utility LT..04, up 0.01; and C"i stocks Sli.ti:;, ui> "."G. Sales were snfi.iiSO shares, against 349,S8U last Saturday. Curb turnover totaled lf>S,!l55 shares, against 150,125 last week. NKAV YORK, Oct. 21. (URI—Stocks rallied in the short session today under the leadership of .special issues. Volume rose moderately as compared with a week ago. « Marshall Field led in turnover and made a new high. Other mercantiles were narrowly irregular. American Airlines stood out in an otherwise narrow-moving dull airline list. It made a new high on a rise of two points. Child.s Company (restaurants) was heavily traded at a new high 1'or the year. There were numerous other individual performers. Among the leaders, the top steel shares held unchanged. In the motors. General Motors gained \\hile Chrysler eased. Graham-I'aige lost its recent streak of activity and was unchanged. Rails firmed under the lead of Santa Fe. Utilities were up slightly on average with special strength In electric power preferreds where gains neared two points. New highs •were made by Bush Terminal Buildings preferred, Hollander, Certain-Teed preferred, Federated Department Stores. Texas Pacific band Trust, and Vice Chemical. 22 Issues Up on S. F. Stock Mart SAX FRANCISCO, Oct. 21. <#>— Clurox Chemical, an Infrequent seller, picked up 7'j points on the stuck exchange, today to close at a new high of (it). Other new highs included North American Aviation, up U at 11, and Zellerbach common, Vi at" 20' i. DitJiorgio common at 15'o, Sound- view common a'. ?0, Honolulu Oil at 27U, and Railway Equipment preferred at fi'J 1 ^, all iidded a half. Transa-mericu gained \ s to 9%. Stock— Ckwe Aircraf I WILL LEAD STL'DENT BODY—Officers installed at an assembly Friday at St. Francis High School Included (left to right seated) Clarinell Jenkins, Robert Itutchings, Cnrmelila Lozano. Regiua lAikes. Adella Diedrich. Josephine O'Hare, Janeth Poo Wall, Ernestine Berual and (standing) I'alricia Saunders, Tom Briggs, Robert Albo', Johnny Longcoy, Leo Bertolucci, Pat Praslon and Joe Tripi. Student Officers Installed at St. Francis School Announce Shifts in Mondayivent Alias Diesel Ca lifornia Pack ('aterpillu r Clorox Chemical Crown Xellerhach Crown Xetlorbach tit? pfd. . . fift . 2<Hi .102,'.), . IS':, '. 04', l-:mporjum-l 'upwell Onnc'ral Molurs Hale Brothers '2?<',3 Hawaiian Pineui)pl<- -•", ilonolulu Oil -~ ^'i l.ihhy-McNeill " '2 Marchant Culculal inK "2 Occidental Pelrolenm 1R Natonias Company H!% Nortli American Invewtmpnt !i ' 2 North American Oil 17'a Occidental Peteroleijm 1R Pac-iflc Coaet AsBrccates 4'i Pacific fia.s k Kleclric (i pfd .17 U Pacific. I.iBhtinK 4", TX. K. fr R. t'ompany pfd *19 l ^ Ithei.'in ManufacturinK IS TIB Sound View Pulp _ I'll Ti ansamerica !* '^ij Tniversal O'l 1 "> Victor Kquipment ft s i Victor Knnipment pfd 1 :i ; i Yellow I'fth Service ; ,'i7U Los Angeles Livestock I.OB ANClKIJiS. Oc'l. 21. (£>>— Call IP ] snlahlc for woPk 12.500: she utock 2fi-fillc i lo\vpr. olhpr classes largely steady; load ( Kotiil In choice fed steers $ir>.Tn; medium | to Rood fed steers J13<614.BO; Brass steers *12'« IS. DO: common steers Kfl. 75 <ff 1 l.fiO ; mndliim to (rood heifers $10.6001.1.50: i-omnum sleers $9. 7fn8> 11. 7fr; medium to Biiod heifers $10. 50 @ 13.SO ; medium (o Kood cows $10 */'• 12. 75 ; cutter to common Comprised of an address by the Reverend Father T,. J. Beacom. :i speech by the new student body president, John Mcl.eaish, and the installation of new student body nnd class officers, a student body assembly was held Friday at St. Francis High School. Preceding the\introdueUon of the new officers, the Reverend Father i Beacom stressed the fact that all I of the students are being educated to i be leaders and accept responsibility, j Each officer, after being installed, j delivered an acceptance speech, fol- I lowed by the officers' pledge, which j was conducted by President Me- Lettish. The pledge recited by the student leaders was: "I solemnly promise that I will hold in deep respect the office to which I have been elected. I will act in accordance with all the regulations of the faculty and the student body organization, and. with the duties ap- the help of God, I will fulfill, to the treasurer. best of my ability, pointed inc." The new president will be assisted in his executive duties by Carmelita Ivoy.ano, vice-pre.sldent: He- glna Lukes, secretary; and Adella Diederieh, treasurer. To head the senior elnss is .lose- phine Ollare, president; ,Iane1h I'oo- wah, vice-president; and Ernestine Hernal, secretary-treasurer. Regina i w m Lukes is to be president of the I f .lunior class, nnd will be assisted by Robert Hutchings, vice-president; and Clarinell Jenkins, secretary- treasurer. Acting as president of the sophomore group will be John Lotigcoy, and other sophomore officers elected include Leo Bertolucci, vice-president; and Patricia Preston, secretary-treasurer. Joe Tripis will be president of the freshmen and Robert Albo, vice- president; Patricia Saunders. secretary; and Tommy Briggs will act as Two shifts will be made Monday evening on the third session of the School of Christian Living at First Methodist Church. Miss Holma will assist Miss Ballagh in presenting, to the people ol! this class, visual aids in the new approach to narcotic education. In the class on the effective youth program of the church, Ihe Reverend J. \Villard Rand, Jr., discuss study materials. Th now minister of ihe Christian Church, the Reverend llollister Miller will conduct the devotional service between the two study sessions. A fellowship hour, under the direction of. the dean, Miss Flossie Mills, will conclude the evening. the first Those wishing to attend for time may do so. Inland Steel rose nearly two point? | $7.75® 9.7r>: canners and cullers $5(&'7.r,0; on one sale. Great AVestern .Sugar rose more than a point. Du Pont steadied on publication of its nine- month report showing net income of S4.C9 a share, against $3.49 in the ]!i:i4 period. North American Aviation led its group and made a new top just before closing. Poultry and Egg* l.os AN(.;ioi.l-;.s. on. 'Jl. iL'.P) — KKKS: "Vv'lmUsat' 1 tu'H-es cousimu'v Krvulf. I.urtfe, Knuio A fifiiii. 57r. Briide U 34iU37r; medium, Si-ade A SO'UJlc; small, tirade A 26to^7c. Ueinil prii-cs to" ron-sumcr : Large, grade AA (17f'jli!V. israde A 6.'i ftf (ific. grade B 4-J<iMr>c-; medium. Bn.rte A A r.UWGOi-. grade A f,-l'»liOr; email. gruu> A 3L'4)'3Tc. C'andlrd BiaiU'd HSR» 10 reiniler.i (CUSPS!: I.arnp. srade AA .v.lii tide, srndc A alft fiX' 1 . iirade I! 3«(ii40i-; medium, erade A Dic«'53<'; small. Kflulp A -S <(!' :Hr. iiuUi.T nncliunCHd nt OI'A rcilinps. Government Bonds NKW \'ORK. Ocl. ill. (IP) — The clnsinB of bunds on llle New York tjluuk 10(1. C. 1(10. 1C medium to good bulls J9.50 if 11. 25 : Btock- ! er« and feeders $8.50 if 12.50; calves sal- j ahle for week 3<iOO; 50c*5>$l lower; medium i to choice calves closed $11 @ 1 3. 2T>. I MDBS salable for week 3075: steady: 1 medium lu choice 1SO-340 Ihs. $15.75: heav- I lev wpiKhts $15; sows 25c higher; mp- I dium lo choice *14<ffl5; feeder pigs stronK to higher al $14(&~lt;. ( Sheep salable for week 1300: steady; | medium to pood wooled lambs $13® 13.50: : Cotton Futures NEW YORK: Oct. 21, (j!P>—Cotton I'mures fluctuated in a narrow range today with tradinB limited pending further developments at Washington on the domestic and export program. Persistent hedge selling WQM about offset by mill buying and local covering. Kulures closed 25 centa a bale lower to 5 cents higher. December 2J.73@ 21.75. March 21.73. May 21.74 W-'t .75. .Inly .11..19. October 20.7S bid; middling spot L'2.57 nominal. Red Tanks Smash Prussian Defenses -C':iiiloMiian-NKA ' FLEET'S COMBAT TEAM—Admiral William F. Halsey. Jr., f. S. N. (left), commander of Third Fleet, welcomes Vice-dmiral Marc A. Mitscher, V. S. N., commander of Third Fleet's fast carrier forces, aboard his flagship for conference just prior to dramatic strikes by the Pacific fleet against Japanese inner defense ring of the Philippines, Formosa nnd Ryuku islands. 1'nlted States Navy photo. Churchill Leaves Moscow After 10-Day Conference By HENRY SHAPIRO MOSCOAV, Oct. 21. (UP)—Prime Minister Churchill was on his way back to London today after 10 days of conferences with Premier Stalin at which they agreed on decisive blows to defeat Germany and made "important progress" toward solving the Polish problem. High Allied sources said the two leaders also co-ordinated their policies toward southeastern Europe, including the Balkans, and agreed on a common policy toward Yugoslavia which they believed would lead to ultimate harmony between King the Polish exile government in London and the Soviet-backed Polish National Liberation Committee at Lublin. Stanislaw Mikolajczky, premier of the exile government, preceded Churchill back to London with concrete proposals to submit to his cabinet. There were high hopes that a unified government for liber, ated Poland soon may be established. Mlkolajczyk emerged beaming and happy from his final conference with Stalin and Churchill \Vednes FISHING VESSEL GROl'NUEO LAGl'NA HKAC11, Oct. 21. OP)— The fishing vessel American Boy was being pounded to pieces on the rocks off Dana Point today after going aground in a heavy fog yesterday. The master and 12 crewmen reached safely in lifeboats. The craft was laden with 150 Ions of sardines. IIOIMIIV IN GERMANY LONDON, Oct. 21. <£>>—Admiral Nicholas Horthy, former Hungarian regent, is in Germany, Berlin's Transocean news agency, declared today. Peter's royal government and Mar- I Uay mgnt and a lnom ber of his dele- —Californl»n-NEA Telepholo IN ARMY—George AVeyerhaeuser 38, vctlin of the notorious 19:15 kidnap plot and son of prominent Tncoma, AVash., lumber family, was inducted into the armed forces at Fort Lewis, AVash. shal Tito's national liberation committee. Approval of I'nited States The conferences were held with the full approval of the United States government and American Ambassador AA". Averell Harriman. who attended as an observer, left Moscow simultaneously with Prime Minister Churchill yesterday to report to Washington. Stalin accorded Churchill and British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden an unprecedented honor by going to Moscow airport personally gallon told the United Press that it would be "wrong to assume that the London Poles have lost all sense of reality." Allied circles said Mikolajcxyk did not expect insuperable difficulties in his efforts to win over his London colleagues to the compromises tentatively agreed jpon here. Unless an eleventh-hour snag develops, it was said, Mikolajczyk probably will be assured a high office in liberated Poland when he next returns to Moscow. Russia recognized the liberation committee as the gov to bid them farewell. It was the j erning authority in areas of Poland first time Stalin has personally ac companied foreign dignitaries to the airport since the start of the war and diplomatic observers hailed the gesture as symbolic of the friendship and substantial achievements of the two leaders. Polish Progress On the Polish problem, Churchill, Stalin and their ,fellow conferees considerably narrowed the gap between conflicting views held by Britain and Russia, as well as by freed by the Red army after breaking relations with the London government in April, 194,1. In the military sphere, little can be revealed at this time of the result of the Stalin-Churchill discussions. However, it was made known that Stalin and Churchill reviewed comprehensively the plans for winning the European war drafted at Teheran and Quebec and co-ordinated Anglo-American and Soviet policy for the final phase of the campaigns. Cnuiinucil From rose One opened up Ihe possibility of envelopment of the Insterburg rail hub which is only about 20 miles from the Russian spearhead. Loss of this point would disrupt Nazi defense maneuvers. German concern about East Prussia, was emphasized by the A'oelkischer Beobachter in an article entitled "Kast Prussia in Danger." The article told how Volslrum battalions are prepared to "fight against the ruthless enemy who endangers our East Prussia." Admit Helgnule Loss Acknowledging the loss of Belgrade, the Nazis claimed the Yugoslav capital was held as long as was necessary to evacuate their forces northward. Reports from M. S. Handler, I'nited Press staff correspondent in Moscow, quoted the Red Army newspaper, Red Star, as reporting that Nazi casualties, in Belgrade were "very high" due to the stubborn resistance put up. In the final stage of the battle, Red Star said, a Danube flotilla of Soviet and Yugoslav river craft shelled the city and river crossings. Moscow communiques slill failed to confirm enemy reports of a big- scale Soviet campaign against East Prussia, but the Nazis claimed thai Russian forces were attackin." the province botli from the east arid south. 15 Miles Inside Heidi One uncredited Berlin report carried by the Daily Express said that fighting was raging along a 50-mile front 15 miles inside East Prussia. It also said thai Soviet troops had opened a new drive northward toward the eastern German outpost from above. AA'arsaw. A Soviet communique disclosed that Marshal Rodion Y. MallnovEky'B Second Ukrainian Army bad reached within 111 miles cast of Budapest in capturing Debrecen, Hungary's third largest city. The conquest of Debrecen, after a bitter 10-day battle, opened the way for a drive northward for a junction with General Ivan I. Pe- Irov's Fouth Ukrainian Army, ISO miles away at Certizne, in Czechoslovakia's Dukla pass. British Patrols Drive on Lamia in Greece TIOMK. Oil. "1. (JP> — British patrols are closing in on the 'Greek ' town of Lamia about I" 11 miles | northwest of Athens. Allied head- qu.irters announced today. German troops are believed to have withdrawn from 1ho town. Tt is *i-> miles hevond Thebes, which Allied troops were reported yesterday to have occupied. Lamia is ;it the bend of Ihe gulf of Lamia nnd beyond Ihe historic I Thermopylae Pass where the Brit- ! ish fought :> mini coverinc action I for Allied trnups evacunting Greece after withdrawal from the Mount . Olympus sector early in 1041. Today, the Germans were travel-! ing at a more accelerated pace in i the opposite direction and the com- | munuiue said British aircraft fly- | ing from newly occupied Greek nir- ! fields were harassing 'he retreat. Yanks Flood Nazi Transport Center Cunlinuod From Page One tlllery bombardment northeast of the city, where brisk movements behind their front indicated they were deploying to counter any resumption of Lieittenant-Genernl Courtney TI. Hodges' drive into the Cologne plain. (The Paris radio broadcast nn unconfirmed report that Allied troops were 9 1 " miles from Cologne. The latest Allied reports indicated the First Army was some P.O miles from Ihe Ilhineland stronghold at the nearest point west of Durcn.) Karly today the Xa/.is fired propaganda leaflets into the American lines east of Aachen, boasting of German's strength and the rigors of the oncoming winter. Knock Hole in D.im Lieutenant-General George S. Pnt- ton pulled a new trick out of the bag to smack Ihe Germans through the air where it would hurt the worst—at Uieu/e, collection point for Xaxi equipment and prob.-tble nerve center for any possible counterat- .lack toward Nancy. Twenty-four Thunderbolts, each carrying a 1-ton bomb, swooped down on the Lake Rtnng de Lindre Dam at " p. m. yesterday and knocked a yawning gap in the 25-foot high harrier next to the sluice gate controlling the waters of the 15UO-acre lake. Six direct lilts by the Thunderbolts opened up a 50-foot gap in the clam, and the current rushed down on Dieuze, 7 1 -.. miles behind the German lines in the. area of Chateau Salins. The airmen, attacking through an intense curtain of anti-aircraft fire, saw the water iiotiring down from Ihe lake, and today it was reported rising steadily above an estimated 2-foot level in the streets of the communications hub below the Saar basin. Hits ou Gun Over Met/ yesterday a liaison plane spotted a shed believed to conceal one oC the big German railway gun.s which have been harrying Patton's army. Artillery scored tit) hits near the shed and four direct hits on the building, which went up in a terrific, explosion followed by fire. The new Canadian drive north of Antwerp was reported developing swiftly. One column of Ihe three- way push drove through the village of Ca-mpthout, 11 miles north of Antwerp on the railway to Bergen, opposite Zoom, and due east of the main part of the Schelde estuary. Another reached Wuestwexel, fi miles east of Campthout, 3 miles below the Dutch border, and 1(1 miles south of the big transport center of Bredn. A front dispatch reported "very difficult" fighting in that area, but said the Canadians were slugging forward steadily. To the west, where Canadian units were at Ihe entrance to the Beveland peninsula flanking the Schelde estuary on the north, the positions were reported static. Across the estuary, slow but steady progress was reported in the Breskens pocket, with Ihe Canadians pushing across flat country laced with waterways and swept by gunfire. $aber«fie«> CaKfornian Saturdoy, October 21,1944 ]\ FAKKXVKIJ. PARTY "William S. ralilwell, a former Kast BaUersl'iplil lliRh School student, who li-l'l Salunlay inorninK for •'' navnl training center was the truest <if honor ;it an open-house party at HIP homo of his parents, Mr. mid Mrs. W. P. Wallingford, 2L'oa Milvia street, \vilH niui-e than 3^ of his classmates parliripatitiK. Hostess at the evMit \v!is his sister, Miss liar- hai-a ('a Id well. The evening was spent dancing, a 1 Ijtii'tVt supper beinK served during ! HIP lultei- part of the evening. I Mr. I'alilwell was entertained the j previous ninht in the homo with ' members of the family participating. I lie is the son of J lurry A. Cuklwell I of this eliy. —n. 8. Slmial Corps Phoio "TREEING" THE ENEMY—.lust a split second after this dramatic picture was snapped, a Jap, resisting rapture while hiding in a hollow log in Aitnpo, New Guinea, was, sent to join his ancestors when Corporal Ralph Cook, of Troop A, One Hundred Twelfth Cavalry, opened fire with his automatic. HOLD EVERYTHING BUCK ROGERS, TWENTY-FIFTH CENTURY, A. D. Mind Reader By LIEUTENANT DICK CALKINS HEM.'BLESS MY SPECS.' PLASTIC PERCY KNOWS ' WHAT I'M THINKING BEFOf?! KNOW IT MVSEUF MECHANICAL l<3 A MIRROR FOR SUB-CONSCIOUS HE CAN'T THINK fWIS \<3 QIU-V /FOLLOWING PLASTIC R KNOW WHE NOGI->rtXV« HACIENDA PROFESSOR T TMNKtNG Ul<5 CETPEBRUM BRA\N,TOVOU- l<3 TUNED TO MY OWN MENTAL WAVELENGTH THISCOAJPON IS GOOD FOR OME BUCK ROGERS CARTOON SERVICE ' LETTER FOR YOU TO AND SEND TO SOMEONE Fofic.es HAIL COUPON TO • 'BUCK *»OGEf»9 J-ftfXOSF SE*F ALLIES NAB ITALY COASTAJJOWN TROOPS MAKE SWIFT ADVANCES ABOVE CESENA ROME, Oct. °\MP>— Eighth Army GfiT 'KM OVER—When you road of tile Army Air Transport (.Vnn- nmud's historic 1 joh of flying munitions and supplies "over the Hump" of t\\c Himalaya mountains into China, think of Brigadier-General Thomas (>. Ilai'din, of Fort Worth, Texas. Ice-eyed, whip- voieed. colorful General ITardin, ns commanding general, Kastorn Sector. India-China Win, TC, put the Hum)) flyers on a night-l'ly- lilt;, "-l-hours-a-day basis. T11KY Ml I.TH'I.Y t>Kr.vrru. in., oi-i. :n <.T>- r:.u-i riorine bought seven rulihits hut got more than he hail bargained for. Ten days al'tt'i 1 the sale lie took homo the six does and one buck he hail bought, plus "s rahhils that arrived during the inlerim. of (lorman parachute troops on the Adriatic sector today and occupied the coastal town of Cesenatico, 13 miles above Rimini and 1" miles from Ravenna, their next coastal object i ve. New Zealand and Canadian troops northeast of the fortress town and (highway renter of Cesena made | similar swift advances. Cesena was occupied and Allied troops were cleanlier one Inst enemy pocket on the western outskirts of the town, which is 12 miles southeast of Forli, bnyhood home of Mussolini, on the Riminl-BnloBna road. "('nnsiderable progress has been made by troops of the Eighth Army in the Po valley, north of the Riminf- Rolognn road," the Allied communi- j que said. I The Fifth Army, which Is driving I north toward Bnlngnn, captured sev- ! eral high spot.", hut still was en- eased in heavy fighting, particularly in the area north and northeast of recently captured Livergnano. There the Germans increased their artillery fire and were hacking up ! their troops with tanks and self- I propelled suns. British. American 'and South African troops neverthe- i less managed to capture more high j Around. I Polish troops, again fighting with ! the Kishih Army after their earlier (stirring part in the breakthrough of I the Gothic T,ine, made considerable j advances in the. central mountain j sector, capturing Civitella Dl Romas-no and Galeata. $1000 BEAUTY —Do you like the painting reproduced above a thousand dollars' worth? Judges at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Institute did, for that's the amount of the first prize they awarded to its painter. Yasuo Kuuiyoshi, Japanese-horn American of New York City. Called "Room 110," the painting is a pale still-life, arrangement of an umbrella, a rose, a photograph and a bunch of grapes. Kern Men in Service Lieutenant James 1:'. AVade, Golden, who soon aflep D-Day ill western Knropo landed with his unit j to operate the first: American air I strip in France, is now serving as' communications officer of ihe "Arbo's Oboes" squadron of Lieutenant-Colonel Harold N. Holt's Hun Hunters Rroup. For its efficient support of j the Invasion of I'Vanco on D-Day. j the entire group lo which Lieuten- j ant AVade is attached was com-i mended by Lieutenant-Gen"ral Omar N. Bradley and Lleutonant-General Lewis II. Breieton. then command- | ing gentM'al of the Ninth Air Force. | Lieutenant \Vade is an alumnus of ! Bakersfield Junior College. ] George 11. Sto/en, seaman first class, of II! 14 Chester avenue, has completed his (raining at United Slates Naval Air Technical Training Center at Norman, dkla., and is now slated for duty either afloat or at some other shore station for further instructions and work. A son of Mrs. Ruby Sto/en. ho was graduated from tiie training center as a seaman first class, but is now eligible to strike for a petty officer's rale in naval aviation. Private First Class Hiram C. Leo, Jr.. son of Hiram C. l,ee of Oregon and br of marines August 4. PJ41, and has, been attached to the heavy antiair-| craft. Private Lee was at Pearl liar-: nor. December 7. 1941, and was in! major conflicts on the Solomtm is- j lauds and New Hebrides. He has | been home on :!'i-day furlough, but reported lo San Diego recently to , await reassignment. j Private First Class Aubrey (Pug)j Looney is spending a "0-day furlough | with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. James j M. Looney. 1210 .Monterey street. A ; former braUeman for the Santa Fo Railway, ho bus been serving with the marine engineers and participated in the fighting on Saipan. Tinla n and .Marshall islands. He received a knee injury and is now .stationed at a San Diego hospital. !•:. K. Ross, shipl'itter third class, left for Camp Parks after spending a ::»-day leave \\iih his wife, .Mrs. Pearl Ross. 271!> Sevier avenue. He has served Iti months In the Aleutians. . son ol Illtain t.. I .ee 01 v.>i*-.m»n d brother of Mrs. Jewell Mofford j 712 Washington, enlisted in the I One of the toughest war assignments for women is being shared by 2«.i California, members of the south Pacific units of the army nurse corps. Nurses, working in one of the world's worst climates and pestered by insects, have supplied medical and technical skill in a manner army officials praise as "outstanding." Some of (lie Californians have been i here upwards of two years. More than half of them are rounding out a full year in the south Pacific. One of the momhers of this unit is Second Lieutenant Armlda. Hernandez. 2;'in Seventeenth street. Keeping the planes ip excellent flying and lighting condition in France. are the less glamorized men of the air forces ground crews. In this very Important capacity Corporal Edward F. Hrittan is serving. The proud recipient of two battle stars. Corporal Brittan enlisted in September, 1942. lie was in flight training for the War Training Service until that branch was discontinued by the army. He attended Bakersfield Junior College for two years and graduated Irani Washington State College in Pullman. AVash., in 1940. His sister, Mrs. Betty A'nndcrlie, resides at Sod Kl Rancho Drive. .staff Sergeant Klton Dule Bethell, sou of Mr. and Sirs. Ed Bethell, of oildale, who is a, radio operator on a B-24, arrived in England, August II, PJ44. Sergeant Bethell entered the service in February, 1943. WRONG NLMBER DKXVEU, Oct. 21. <JP>~ Mrs. Helen Grant handled party culls at state Democratic headquarters telephone switchboard for four weeks. Then Gene Cervi, Democratic state chairman, hired a new operator. Explained Cervi: "AVe found out Mrs. Grant is a Republican." OBITUARIES CiMl-'.K. ANDREW JAOKSOX—Funeral »iTVfi'« f»r Ainlri-w Jackson Cosur. 13, \vim di«l Ut'tnhpr 1:11 at a local hospltml. ueit.' litM October :ll at 11 a. DI. At GixH'iiUiwn (.'hav-cl, the Heverend Q. D. Shaffer offu iiuinu. Interment wu tit C.Kunlawn Memorial Park, SurvlvlMT tlio nuf/licr. who lived In Bakenftold fur JL' yrHin. are his twin brother. Mo Unnnlrt I'osar, anil another brother, KIHMOH i\>t;ur, buih of L)ak«rifleld. UNION CEMETERY Furnishes MONUMENTS FLOWER CONTAINERS GK.AVE MAKKKKS AT LOWEST PRICES Office Within the Grounds Monumental Display at Cemetery Entrance Phone 7-7185 Flickinger-Dighr CHAPEL Distinctive Funeral Service it Moderate CM! Phone) 7.7M1 C httter Av«nu« at ThlrUtnth J. e. 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