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LOOK! for (he Name When Buying Poultry, Dairy or Any Type Animal Feed Be Sure It's Marked "JOAQUIN" FEED PRODUCTS Son fiMqulft Grvln C* nxDraooocn Then You'll Know You Have First Quality at a Savings. SATISFACTION DEPENDABILITY SERVICE And a Highly Digestible Feed With a Maximum of Efficiency of Production. Ask for It Now at lour Nearest Dealer or Phone 9-9234 SAN JOAQUIN GRAIN CO. Fourteenth and D Streets Across From High Si'hnol Bakersfield, California BUY BONDS NOW Allies Smash German Attacks at Lamone ROME, Dec. 15. (UP.)—Canadian troops of the Eighth Army expanded their bridgehead over the I^amone river to 10 miles in width and 2V4 miles in depth today after heating off repeated tank-supported German counterattacks. The Germans, In a desperate effort to halt the Canadians, threw in a new German division, tanks and assault Rims and a machinegun battalion of Field Marshal General Albert Kesselring's own special guard. Captured prisoners reported more German reinforcements were on the way. The Canadians so far have taken 500 prisoners and destroyed or captured 1U tanks pnd assault guns. ENTICEMENT HAMILTON FIELD, Dec. 15. (Jf) Private William S. Steele of Wichita Falls, Texas, wounded trying to burrow deeper into a slit trench on Leyte, was with a company which took 30 Japanese prisoners on Kwalalein. "The colonel," he explained, "offered us a quart of whisky for each prisoner we brought in." BREATHE FREER 2 drops In each nos- , tril at night open up i cold-clogged nose L and you will sleep , better. Caution: Usel i only as directed. Get i PENETRD Corps Photo Kroni NKA VICTIM OF JAP SPITE—Medical aid men cluster around an 8-months- old Filipino child, who suffered face wounds from the bayonet of a Jap, retreating before American forces in the Philippines. The battle- grimed Yanks vie with each -other to feed the child from bottle. McCALL SUIT 5775 HAT 1148 BAG 1148 NEW SPRING ARRIVALS HOFFMAN California WOOLENS they match— these easy-tailoring, soft-draping woolens loomed in Southern California. They sparkle with the colors of spring.They're lovely, pure wool, soft as a Balboa breeze, luxurious as down— perfect for the casual suit, slack suit, coat or jackw that proves you know whafs going on in California. 56 inches wide . . . Yard, 4.95 OPEN UNTIL 9 TOMORROW Monday and Tu<*day, .Close 5:30; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Open Until ~ f NEW SHOWDOWN FORWARD LOOMS SEIZURE THREATENED AFTER WLB DEFIANCE Sakersftefo Californtan Friday, December 15, 1944 3 AVASHTXCTON-, Doc. 15. (UP)— Tlie government hearted toward n swift new showdown with .Montgomery Ward & Co., today with federal seizure of some other form of drastic action in prospect for Ward properties in six slates. The War Labor Board cleared the way for the showdown when it Rave the firm until Monday to comply with WLB directives on wages and union security at four Detroit stores —where strikes already are in progress—under the threat of possible "sanctions or government seizure." The WLB order cume after the company failed to appear at a hearing yesterday to show cause why il had not complied with the directives, which involved virtually three same issues that led to seizure of Ward's big- Chicago properties last April. The company also refused to attend board hearings today on its non-compliance in plants In San Rafael, St. Paul, Minn., Chicago (printing and display factory), Denver, Colo., and Jama lea, N. Y. The board was expected to follow the pattern in the Detroit case and order the company to comply with its directives within five days or face drastic action against those properties as well. The United Retail, Wholesale and Department Store lOmployes (C. T. O.). which represents the 2200 Ward workers in Detroit, said the strike and picket lines would continue there until Monday. Samuel Wolchok, union president, told the WLB that Ward workers in other cities would like to join the strike and that he feared the Detroit walkout might spread. A Job for Women Who'd Like to Do Men's Work This job is ahotit exactly the opposite of what women so often do in business. That's why it's interest hip—and why women seem to like it. The work: Helping meelniuies, etc., In the S. P. shops .. . handling tools, cleaning up . . . housekeeping, yon might sny, with locomotives In the front parlor. Yon won't look exactly glamorous in overalls ami turban, and maybe you'll' get; smudged up a bit . . . but we think you'll like it ... like working with other men and women whose hearts are in their jobs and whoso jobs are vital. You'll be a railroader—and proud of it. (Learn railroad lingo too. you'll find.) The work is definitely not •heavy. No heavy lifting. We need you urgently. Won't you come in and talk it over? See or write B. W. MITCHELL. 8. 1*. Station, Bakersflelil, or your S. P. Agent. HIGHLIGHTED IN OUR FINE COLLECTION OF FUR COATS SLACK PERSIAN Persian Lamb, distinguished and sturdy, remains an outstanding fur favorite. Certainly it's a fur that olTcrs you full measure of beauty plus practicality. The skins are lustrous, soft and pliable and accept the dressmaker detailing you'll see on I he new fur fashions, as dexterously as fabric. $585. Furs of black over bright colors in dresses with winsome flower toques make a costume of glamour for your Christinas gaities. Among the other distinguished quality furs in shiny blacks include: Persian paw, broadtail, kid, pony, Hudson seal and scalinc. 149.00 up Browns and greys are not forgotten, however, in our large variety of quality furs. Kolinsky Neckpieces—six skins $135.00 Subject to 20% Federal Excise Tax Store Open Until 9 Tomorrow FASHION FLOOR X he one thing American doughboys cherish is America—their way of living, their homes, their families. They cherish America so much that they're fightin*g all over the globe in order to keep it intact. . . But they're yearning for the day when their job is done—and they can come home to the things they hold dean It's up to us to take an active, person* al part in winning the war quickly : : i bringing our boys home. The one thing tee can do to speed the Victory ; j; have our boys home sooner : : ; is to buy more $100 Bonds in the 6th War Loan! SEE OUR BOND WINDOW ON CHESTER AVENUE Buy That Extra Bond Tomorrow Brock's Bond Booth Conveniently situated on the Main Floor, for the sale of War Bonds, War Stamps and Merchandise orders. STORE OPEN UNTIL 9 P. M. TOMORROW BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. I.