The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on January 14, 1933 · Page 7
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Bakersfield, California
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Saturday, January 14, 1933
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; EDITORIALS This section contains the latest local, news, world sports, editorials, a big, thrilling serial and hews of genet-til interest. PHONE21 WANT ADS Classified Advertising Columns of The Bnkersfleld Californlan close promptly at 11' o'clock a. in. every dny. LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 14,1933 PAGES 7 TO 12 TAXPAYERS' GROUP FILES ECONOMY DEMANDS *- # * * 20-30 Club to Seek 1934 National Conclave for This City ASKS OUSTING OF CITY FIREMEN, POLICE; WAGE 15 DELEGATES OF LOCAL GROUP TO ATTEND Airplt Directors. Kern Cow Testing Association Elected at Meeting Uakersfield Members Plan lane Trip to Coast Saturday, January 21 KERN SUPPORT PLEDGED Civic Commercial, Chamber of Commerce Heads to Issue Invitation A RMED -with community^ support, a delegation of 15 members of the Bakersfleld 20-30 Club will fly to Santa Barbara on Saturday, January 21, to attend a trustee meet- Ing of the organization, and bid for the honor of staging the club's annual national convention In Bakersfield late In 1934. Two airplanes, rigged with the colors and tho Insignia of the organization, will bear the delegation to Santa Barbara. Tho group will be led by Allan Stramler, Jr., president of the club, and others who are arranging to accompany the delegation in the air jaunt* are Merlynn S. Hurvuot, Stanley Damkroger, Karl Simpson, Rollln VoorhlcH, Elmer Goertz, Howard Calloway, Bill Langford, Mike Cardiff, Lou I.", Brandt, Russell Pesante, George Carlson, Bernard Ely and Dr. L. L. Davis. Win Support Support of the Bakersfleld Civic . Commercial -Association and the Kern County Chamber of Commerce has been obtained by .the 20-30 clubmen in the effort to win the national conclave for Bakersfleld. Eacl> organization has extended invitations to the national order to award the convention to Bakersfleld and also granted small financial assistance for the delegation from this city. . . Should this city'Win the"-1834. convention, It will mean that several hundred younger business arid professional men from all parts of the west will congregate in Bakersfleld on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 31, and September 1 and 2, In 1934,. and- before they leave, will have left approximately $40,000 In the cash registers of hotel men, restaurant operators, merchants and other business men, and soon that sum of "new" money will have found Us way into the >ursea of cltleens In general. Predict Success Members of Ihe delegation and the club, who discussed the air journey- yesterday nt a regular meeting of the organization, expressed confidence that Bakersfleld will win the coveted national conference. The trustee meeting In Santa Barbara will bo held on Saturday and Sunday of the January 21-22- weekend, at the Mar Monte hotel, and while the first day will be devoted entirely to business, Sunday will find those delegates from throughout tho west competing in various sports. The plan of flying to tho trustee meeting, It Is believed, will'odd em- , phasls to Bakersfleld's bid for .the convention. Giant painted hourglasses, insignia of the club, will adorn the airships. 100 Coyotes Are Killed in Sheep Area of County -O More than 100 coyotes have been captured durlno the last two months by Clarence Landers and R. C. Qlles working for the agricultural commissioner's office and the state department of agriculture In the Lost Hills district. In this area more than 15,000 •hasp are being pastured and ,the trappers have been working 'for the benefit of sheepmen. ENDS LIFE OF TRUCK DRIVER James Lonsdale Succumbs to Injuries' Received on Ridge Route BORAX COMPANY leading dairymen 6f the county 'met last night and elected directors for the cow testing association of the Farm Burtau and passed upon awards to be made this year for high producing dairy herds of the county. Directors elected were: J. J. Nord, Rosedalo; Lester Frlck, Weed' Patch; A. B. Tleck, Bakersfleld; H. J. Brandt, of Bakersfleld; who owns a Shatter herd; and C. P. Morgan, also of Shatter. During the last year there were 953 v cows under teat producing an average of 817 pounds of butter fat with 132 cows averaging; 400 pounds In butter fat production. The year before tho butter fat average wan 324.7. Commenting on the decrease, H. T. Strong, assistant farm adviser, said: , Cause Cited "For the first time In four years the association has fulled to show an increase in average production per cow, with a decrease of 7.7 pounds. This situation was even more pronounced In some Individual herds than In the association as a whole. In some cases this was the result of a decrease In thu amount of grain fed to the herd. It Is difficult to maintain a high producing herd on hay alone." A summary of all herds tested for the association during the year fol- James C. Lonsdale, 36, of Los Angeles, truck driver who was Injured In a Ridge route traffic accident Tuesday, died today at a local hospital. Blood lost while he was being hurried to Bakersfleld for medical treatment brought about his death, although transfusions were employed in an attempt to preserve his life. Lonsdale resided at 1750 Mlddleton Place In Los Angeles. He Is survived by a brother, Samuel H. Lonsdale, of Santa Paula, and four sisters. The sisters are Mrs. EH Cheatham of Lornpoc, Mrs. Charles Morton, Mrs. Wen Tusts and Mrs. William L*. Lambert, all of Fresno. Under the direction of the Fllck- inger chapel, funeral rites will be conducted Tuesday 'at 2 p. m. at Fresno. WILLljfOFF WATERWICE Work on Lines in Numerous Districts Slated for Sunday, January 15 Desert Residence at Muroc Looted of $1000 Worth of Household Goods DEPUTIES LAUNCH PROBE lows: Number of herds, 24; number of Formation of the Sequoia Glgantea unit of the California "Walnut Growers' Association was affected In VI- salla last night at a meeting of producers from the south San Joaqutn valley. Articles of incorporation were prepared by A. W. Christie, field manager of the state association. It was announced 90 per cent of the growers in Tulare, Kings and Kern counties had signed up, representing 476 torts and that a $45,000 grading and processing plant would be started In ~VlBtilli\» early this spring. Al Mendoza Funeral Services Held Here Remains of Al Mendoza, 40, who died January 10, were Interred today In Union cemetery, following funeral rites at the Payne & Son chapel. He was born In Manila and had been employed at Hotel El Tejon. He leaves, no relatives of record here. T. J. CARTER NEW SKIPPER OFVETERANS Third ex-marine to hold the honor elnce formation of the club,' Thomai J. Carter 'Friday was elected skipper of the Veterans' Luncheon Club during Its annual •lection-meeting In St. Francis Cafe. He succeeds Lewis A. 4 Burtch, Kern agricultural commissioner. Skipper Carter, member of the marines during the World War, Is ohlef civil deputy in the office of Sheriff Caa Walstr. He will be Installed as head of the veterans club next Friday during ceremonies being arranged by A. W. Kin. cald, R, V. Burum and Ralph L. Patrick. , . .1 Additional repair work on water lines In Uakersfield Is planned for Sunday, January IB, . officials of the California Water Service Corporation Bald todny, In warning citizens In certain districts to prepare themselves with a surplus of water to use during the period when the flow will be shut off. Q the week to.siiut off the water supply- when that becomes necessary, the officials said, because there Is a smaller demand for water on that day than any other. North side of Sixteenth street and south side of Truxtun avenue In the 1600 block. The north side of Truxtun avenue nnd the south side of Seventeenth street In the 1500 and 1600 blocks. The east and the west sides of H street In the 1600, the 1700 and tho 1SOO blocks. North side of Seventeenth street and the south side of Eighteenth street In the 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100 and the 2200 blocks. . , South side of Seventeenth street in the 1900 and the 2000 blocks. The north side of Sixteenth street and the south side of Truxtun avenue In the 2000 block. Cast side of Sixteenth street and the west side of E street In the 1800 block. cows, 903; average, milk per cow (pounds), 7,890; average butterfat per cow (pounds), 317.0; number of cows producing over 350 pounds of B. P., 224; number of cows producing less than 250 pounds B. P., 78; and number of cows culled, 148. This year awards for herds -were made under a new basis Intended to consider those factors • which show the value of a well-rounded dairy Improvement program based on the use of cow-testing records. Awards Listed . . . Awards for outstanding herds were made as follow:- • • BnkersfJeld" High: School for herds of from 1 to 25 cows. This herd .averaged 384.7 pounds of butterfat per cow. J. J. Nord of Rosedale received the award for herds from 25 to 50 cows. His herd's butterfat production was 423.6 per cow. H. J. Brandt's Wasco herd of 99 cows showed an average of 363.7 per cow. A special award for the highest producing first-cult heifer was made for "Bertha," owned by John A. Rouff of Wasco, with an average butterfat production of 466.3 and 11,773 pounds of milk. Record Producer The highest producing'cow .In the association was "Pearl," a grade Hol- steln owned by. J. J. Nord. This cow gave 15,270 pounds of milk and 713.2 pounds of butterfat. The six high herd scores were turned In by the high school herd, C. W. Townsend's herd, that of J. J. Nord, Fred Uouff, H. J. Brandt and O'Hnre Brothers. Edward Gordon, extension specialist In dairying, was the principal speaker at last 'night's meeting of the dairy association. He spoke on purebred sires. CHAMPIONSHIPS Furniture, Books, Bedding, Numerous Other Types of ' Equipment Taken TJOLD burglars raided the home •" of W. M. Balling, consulting engineer for the Western Borax Company at Muroc. and escaped with household equipment valued at more than $ 1000, Deputy (Sheriff Al Renfro reported today upon his return from the Kern desert area, where he has been engaged In an Investigation of the crime. The thieves employed a cart away tho household goods and took everything except the heavier furniture, he reported. "Maybe If we had just sat there and waited they would have come back for more," Deputy Sheriff Tienfro -said, "for they certainly Intended to clean the house of every article It contained." The burglars took lighter pieces of furniture, a radio, fans, lamps, linen, bedding, towels, rugs, tapestries, carpets, books, sheet music, tools, silverware, kltchsnware, cash and rare coins, a surveying transit outfit, and several hundred other articles, such as sheets, blankets, pillows and handkerchiefs. They even took a set of Doctor Elliott's 6-foot shelf of books but we'll catch them before they get through reading one foot of them," the deputy vowed. ; . Balling, the victimized householder, now resides at 6600 Third avenue, in Los Angeles! Six weeks iigo 'a temporary shutdown was neccjwary at the borax plant and the Balling family moved away. Sometime during tho F. CHEVALIER NEAR DEATH, AUTO SMASH (Special to The GaHforntan) DELANO, Jan. 14.— Frank Chevalter, 50, employe of the Charles H. Phillips ranch near Famoia, was critically Injured last night when his light sedan automobile collided headon with a heavy truck operated by Will Wels, at a point on the Woody highway approximately one mile eaet of Fa- most. Wele eecaped Injuries. Chevalier euffered throat wounds, contusions and lacerations of the face, neck and legs, laceration* at the base of the tongue, and other Injuries, In addition to severe shock. He Is at Delano Emergency Hospital and his condition Is considered serious. CURTAILMENT OF IRK IS FEARED Report Indicates Shortage of Funds May Decrease Relief Activities WORK IN KERN ANALYZED Many Local Residents, Huge Number of Transients Are Given Assistance LEADER OF FARM Alex Johnson Reports Huge Corporations Opposing Extension Service Interval the burglary « « * occurred. SCHOOL FARM IN KERNJNSPECTED Agricultural Experts Here for Survey of Student Enterprise Project Burglary Defendant Will Be Tried Soon Wren F. Cummlngs, accused of having stolen a saddle and belt from tho garage of F. N. Webb at Tehacrhapl, will be tried on a charge of burglary In the Superior Court on February 1, according to the district attorney's of- flee. Presiding Judge Allan B. Campbell of the Superior Court set the case for trial. The chamber of commerce trophy for the rapid fire rifle championship of the county will be shot for Sunday morning at the Bakersfleld Rifle Club. The. shoot is open to anyone Interested, Dick Barnes, president of the club, announced today. The course of fire will be 20 shots rapid fire at 200 yards and 20 shots rapid fire at 300 yards. A class B trophy and medals will be awarded as trophy. well as the large Two men of the U. S, battle fleet team will be guests here during the shoot, one of them Lieutenant Fay and the other Sergeant Clayton, whose home Is In Delano, Mr. Barnes said. The shoot will be started about 9:30 a. m. Assault Hearing to Be Held Here Soon Art Weaver, accused of having hit Robert Stone with a bottle and then attacked him with a knife, will be arraigned on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon in the Superior Court on January 20, according to the district attorney's office. HARMONY CLUB MEETS TAFT, Jan. 14.— Harmony Shrine Social Club No. 19 met at the home of Margaret Nicholson yesterday for a potluck luncheon followed by an -after- noun of bridge. Prizes were awarded to Florence Olsen, first; Hazel Hale, second, and Zella Mao Strom, third. Those present were Florence Olson, Jounotto Peahl, Stella darner, Inez inagg, Hazel Hule, Christine Our.inun, Mury (Junior, Gladys Heaps, Helen Hhabteon, Zollu Mae Strom and tho hoHtess. The next mooting will be at the homo of ChrlBtino Guzman, !)29 Llorly avoiiuo. RAISIN MEETING The Sun Maid Raisin Growers' Association will meet Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock in the Farm Bureau office at v the courthouse, It was announced hero today., Valley'Elks to Hold Big Meet Here Tomorrow Dr. George W. Graves, head of the agricultural department o'f Fresno State College, and R. B. Denbigh, regional superintendent of agricultural education, arrived In Bakersfield this morning to Inspect Kern County Union High School's laboratory farm with a view to establishment of a similar farm In connection with tho state college. H. K. Dlckson, head of the K. C. U. II. S., agriculture department, accompanied the visitors on their tour of Inspection. Unique Enterprise , One of the first enterprises of this nature ever undertaken by a high school agriculture department, In state or nation, the K. C. U. H. S. laboratory farm remains 'a unique achievement. It furnishes a "work shop" for more than 300 students enrolled In agricultural classes, Approximately 125 students have vegetable gardens on the farm. An additional 85 boys who are Interested In livestock get practical training In caring for tho herd of nurebred milk cattle, sheep and hogs located there. These serve as foundation herds for the livestock raised by the agricultural students In their home projects as well. Vineyard and orchard furnish "laboratory" materials for tho students of horticulture. "Laboratory" Farm Mr. Dlckson Is Insistent upon the use of the word "laboratory" rather than "model" in connection with the farm, as under existing conditions It Is not possible to make It a model farm. It was established to give practical training In agricultural pursuits to all students enrolled In these classes, giving u variety of training that wan seldom possible on their homo farms. Doctor Graves and Mn Denbigh expressed great interest. In thu management of the fann and expressed themselves as being favorably Impressed by Its workmanlike appearance. When tho agricultural extension service taught farmers of the nation how to Increase their / production great cotton and wheat buying corporations were "all for the service," but now that the extension service, under federal law, IH trying to teach farmers something of economics and co-operative marketing In order that they mny approximate a living profit on their labors, the mime great Interests are opposing the extension service, Alex Johnson, secretary of the California Farm Bureau Federation, told directors of the Kern County Farm Bureau at their meeting today. Open News Agencies So greatly concerned are these brokers with having no [interference In their handling of the farmers' wheat and cotton and other produce, they have established two big news bureaus or propaganda agencies, one In Chicago and the other In Washington, and are getting their "copy" on accredited news wires, he declared. Mr. Johnson said the Farm Bureau of the nation Is going to fight any move to curtail the extension service In Its intelligent efforts to aid the fanners of the nation who are facing ruin unless they are helped by disinterested service. . Discusses Costs The speaker pointed out that $8,000,000 was spent on the nation's'agricul- tural extension service, or less than 2% per cent of the department of agriculture's budget. Of tho department of agriculture budget, 58 per cent haw been spent on roads and 16 per cent for emergency drpught loans, contrasted with the small amount spent on training the farmer In economics and crop cultural methods, he said. Directors of the Farm Bureau officially opposed any move to divert gasoline tax funds with the following resolution: The farmer today Is exempt from the 3 cent* per gallon tax on gasoline for agriculture purpose. Whereas, certain Interests are at- M ORE than six thousand In- utances of relief were given by Bakersfleld unit of the Salvation Army during December, a report submitted today by Ensign Bert E. Phillips showed. It was accompanied by a warning that cur-, tallment of tho extensive Army relief program Is Imminent unless further cash subscriptions are forthcoming. "It Is to bo regretted that the activities of the Army must of necessity bo. curtailed for lack of funds," the ensign's statement said. "The women's and children's shelter, for Instance, where during December !!4f> persons hitch hiking through the city found refuge, must bo abandoned If some means of financing Is not de- REDUCTIONS REQUESTED T HE Taxpayers' Protective League, through a resolution adopted Friday afternoon and verbal statements delivered by Its representatives at a meeting with councilman last night, today hnd placed on file demands for the ousting of "boycotting firemen and policemen," salary slashes for all city department heads and consideration of a plan to contract for park maintenance and street cleaning In the belief a 50 per cent saving can be effected. Counctlmen In attendance at last night's conference, including Ray I. Walters, Mayor Harry Headen and Fred S. Boden, voiced their inclination to keep a "gentlemen's agreement" with city employes and not cut salaries any more until next yeur,«>- but admitted they did not represent a majority on the council board. President E. H. White, Jake Thomas, Henry Blssler, Fred Qrlb- blo and Tom Kllpsteln represented the taxpayers' league. Torrid Session It was billed as the "second executive session" of the league's committee und beforu It was over gave plain evidence of bolus not only the second, but the lust. •'It la evident that the council him iniula ui) UK mind nnd our effort!) nrc ut-eless," Mr. Qrlbble declared. "We might just UH well save our breath und retire." Before retiring;, however, the committee filed Its demand for n general pay out for nil department houds. vlood. Plan Remodeling One hundred Elks from Modesto, 'Sonera, Fresno, Visalla, Hanford, ' Tulare, Portervllle and Bakers- fleld will gather here tomorrow for a meeting of the San Joaquln Valley Elks.Association. At 12 o'clock a luncheon will be served at Hotel El Tejon, and at 1:30 o'clock a business session will be called In the lodge'rooms of the Elks hall. The new Elks' quartet will make Its Initial appearance, Mem- bere are Frank Qleason and Herbert Shaefer, tenors; Lee Latelle and George F. Hughes, baritone and bass. Miss Florence Bayless will preside at the piano. Earl Potter will furnish piano solos. V. C. Johnson Is exalted ruler of the entertaining, lodger 3-cent tax fund, nnd tempting to divert this Into the general state thereby tax the farmer 19,000,000; and, AVhereas, this would n«lse the price of gasoline to the agriculturalist by 3 cents per gallon; and, Whereas, the money would not go for road construction of reduction of county road tax; therefore, Oppose Proposal It resolved, that tho Be Kern Lindsay Will Speak at Rosedale Session M. A. Lindsay, farm adviser, will speak on "Organized Opposition to the Farm Bureau," at a meeting of tho Roaedale Farm Center on Tuesday evening, January 17, In the Norrls school at 8 p. m., according to Reginald Waters, the director. A musical entertainment program will be offered. Musdames James Cave, Felix Ktcheverry and Marvin Cross are in charge of refreshments. County Farm Bureau In regular session oppose any change In tho present law -governing the present 3 cents per gallon refund to agriculturalist for gas used for crop production. That this resolution be published and sent to Senator J. I. Wagy and Assemblyman Rodney Turner and tho California Farm Bureau Federation. The "directors also agreed to appoint a committee to work out closer co-operation with the California Farm Bureau Marketing Association hero which they believe IB working for their benefit. The directors will also give financial support to tho San Joaquln Labor Bureau. Sentence Clarified by Justice Hunter Judge Ben Hunter today clarified a sentence which he pronounced on two defendants Jn recent crtmina cases hoard In the Third Township Justice Court. The two defendants were Lupe Stintanii and Jose Keciuez. Tltey pleaded guilty to charges of disturbing the peace. He sentenced them to BO days each In the county jail, and suspended their sentences, on conditions that they learn the laws. Originally It was reported that he suspended the sentence on condition they become naturalized citizens. "That Is not within my Jurisdiction," he explained; "they were given the opportunity to escape the Juli sentences on condition they study the laws and know the difference between those actions which they are allowed to tuke and those which the law prohibits." . DRAWS JAIL TERM For stealing two cheap watches, John A. Oleata was sentenced to sorvu 40 days In the county jull by Presiding Judge Allan B. Campbell of the Su- I purlur Court. "The relief center at Union avenue ind IDast Twenty-first street, which las been fitted up with kitchen, dor- nitorleH, dining room, heating plant, lectrlc lights, hot and cold water, office and baggage rooms, Is now bong manned by a skeleton crew and T possible will be remodeled so as to :ure for families In need of shelter and housing. "Our great jneed now," Ensign Philips pointed out, "Is ready cash to carry us over until we can begin producing at our community farm. Wo need transportation, also, for our salvage work. A truck would help feed many famlllcH, but we have no truck nor money with which to buy one. "During tho 0-month period from the first of Augi'"*. to the end of De- comber, we have kept the expanse of landllng transient family relief and single transient men, as well as some local family cases, under $2000." Submits Report Major Items In the officer's report Include the following: Open air, meetings held, 15; attendance, 948; Indoor meetings, r>0; attendance, 1757; converts, 17; medical cases treated, 250; beds at women's and children's shelter, 249. Bakersfield families given relief, 32}-; persons In families given relief, 1129; transient meals, 5808; transient beds, 1496; transient persons aided, 3C6U; spent for ga« and oil, $5.29; spent for 221 garments and shoo, $56.25; miscellaneous aid, $9.20; total number of In.Htanro.s of relief given, U228. Christmas work—Baskets given, 255; number In families served, HID; toys given, ,300; actual cash xpcnt for relief In December, $1188.57; value of relief given, $1482.52; salvage collected for relief work, $309.94. Koal bombardment of Uio uuy cumu during an afternoon session of the taxpayers' group when charges worn made that certain firemen and pollcu- mon were retaliating for proposed wugo cuts by "boycotting members of the league." A resolution adopted by the league and made public by President White reads us follows: Boycott Alleged "Whereas, It has come to the knowledge of this league that certain men In tho fire and police department of this city have been threatening with boycott and loss of rentals certain of our business men and landlords II they support such economy and necessary reductions of public expenses; and "Whereas, Such action Is unAmerl can, unsportsmanlike, and dcrldedly unfair and unjust considering the Impaired revenues of their employers and the taxpayers of Bukersflold; therefore, be It Resolved, That the Taxpayers' Protective League of TlakerHfteld requests that thu fire chief and the chief of police of this city list all their em- ployes so acting us being unfair, demote them, and In lime replace them by men who have some Interest In tho community In which they earn u living." Petitions Circulated The taxpayers' committee alHo submitted two petitions for general circulation, one to the state Legislature asking a 25 per cent reduction In salaries paid under the rounty government act; elimination of one of thret Superior judges; 25 per cent reduction In the sulurles of judges, and reduction In* penalties upon dellnquen taxes. The other petition IK to tho Kern (County Board of Supervisors asking for their approval of the salary outs for county employes, also thu the supervisors reduce tho cost o county government at least 25 per cent, CITY MERCHANTS TO STUDY ME SLASHPROPOSAL Association Will Request Council Delay Until Budget Viewed DIRECTORS of the Merchants' ^ Association of Balcersf leld nnd invited members of the organi- atlon, held a special meeting last light to discuss the proposed slash n the municipal pay roll, and decld- d to ask the City Council to with- 10Id action on the program until a committee named by the associa- lon has an opportunity to scrutinize the city's budget. • "After discussion of the matter, it wan decided that a committee be appointed to study tho city budget thor- lughly before the association takes any position or makes any recommendation," Manager John P. O'Neill said. "When the council meets next Monday night the as.ioclntlon will ask tho oouncllmen to withhold any action on the proposed wage cut until the committee has an opportunity to study tho budget," he continued. "Members of the committee which will scrutinize the budget are Malcolm Brock, Lawrence Welll, J. T. Wlngate, J. K. Thrasher, John Wars, Elmer Me- Fadden and myself," he said. Manager O'Neill stated that rumors; that tho business Interests of Bakersfield have suggested a reduction in tho wages of city employes are false. "However, since the matter has como up, the demand from- the business Interests that the Merchants Association of Bakersfield Investigate tho situation brought about the action of the association's board of directors last night," he concluded. DEAD AFTER LONG ILLNESS Kdwurd Bishop, 64, native of Ohio and resilient of Bnkorsfleld n,nd Kern county for more than 40 years, died last night at a local hospital, following an extended Illness, During his life In Kern county, he wns associated with several business firms, but during the last few years had been employed by Bukersfleld Lodge, No. 2GO, Benevolent and Protective Order of TClks, Earlier In life he was employed by Miller & Lux and often told of trips which he made with Henry Miller, the "cattle king." when Miller operated extensively In Kern county. He leaves a slstor, Mrs. Charles D. Harvey, of North Falrflold, Ohio, and K brother, Karl 11. Bishop of Wlllard, In the Kume state. Funerul rites, under direction of tho B. P. O. E., will bo conducted Monday at 2 p. m. at the Fllcklnger chapel, .and tho body will be Interred In the Elks plot at Union cemetery. *-*-* Conduct Services for Albert Young Interment' rites were conducted today at Union cemetery for Albart Young, 56, oil worker, who committed suicide several clays ago. Last night, at the Bnkersfleld Funeral Home, funeral services were held. Folks and Facts + * * * * * Bits of Hotel Gossip * * Local Brevities Duke Kenyon's popular orchestn will provide music at tonight's Coco nut Grove dance, it was announce today. Dancing will begin at 3 p. m and will continue until midnight, waltz contest Is scheduled to begli next Tuesday night. CLASS OPENS MONDAY The night gymnasium classes for girls, originally scheduled to begin Tuesday night, will begin Monday night, It wu« reported today, and registration for tho class will bo conducted Monday at 7 p. m. at tho gymnasium for fflrla. Present plans indicate Ibo cluBsuH will bo conducted ovory Monday and Thursday night. Andrews Daughter Dies, Family Home Barbara Joan Andrews, 18-months- old daughter of Mr, nnd Mrs. Harvey Andrews of 1617 Qulncy street, died Friday at the family home. Funeral rites will be conducted Monday j In Los Angeles under direction of the ' Fllcklnger chupel. MEETING SCHEDULED Tho Zionist district of Bukersflcld will hold u rt-KUlar meeting Sunday night at 8 o'clock at tho B'NaJ Jacob temple at Sixteenth arid H streets. An Interesting program has boon arranged and Max Winer will preside. Ucfix-Bhments will bo eorvod. Maurice Hlrshfelcl, representing Me Kesson - Langley - Michaels Company Ltd., 'of San Francisco, was a busl nous visitor here today. Mr. Hlrsh feld was a former resident of Bak ersfleld. J. S. (Joodule, of Fresno, and E. J Martinson of LOH Angeles, both o the Union Oil Company, were In Bak ersfleld today on company buslnes and were guests at Hotel El Tcjon Here on business for hla firm, O. II Helslng, of the Hartford Accident In Kuraneo Company, LON Angeles, mad his headquarters at Hotel 131 Tejo today. Mrs. Helslng accompanied hln to Dukorsfleld. Mr. and Mrs. K. W. Masters of Lo Angeles were among tho guests a Hotel Kl Tejon todny. Mr. Mosters I associated with the Shell Oil Com pany. • Scores of Bakersfleld district Boy Scouts will advance a step In the organization -Monday night when a district court of honor Is held in.Umer- son school HUdltorlum nt 7:30 o'clock ' unilor the direction of Chairman W. L Kradshaw. Dick LOWD is arranging a program of miiKlenl numbers and dance specialties to entertain tho large throng of Scouts, parents and friends expected to nttend tho court. Donahue, local master of legerdemain, also will entertain. SCOUT TROOP NAMES OFFICERS FOR YEAR Boy Soout Troop S, sponsored by tho American Legion, last night held UH annual election, naming Ben Lunnon, Junior assistant tp Scoutmaster C. II. Phillips. Other officers were named as folIOWH: Richard Slanton, senior patrol leader; Ii'ouglas Si'ott, song leader; Nick (Jumbos, treasurer; Wally Forsythe, scribe. A dinner meeting was planned for Friday, January 20. ENTERTAINS FRIENDS TAFT, Jan. 14.—Mrs. Anderson Me- Mains entertained a group of friends last night at her home on Kern street with a bowery bridge party. Bridge prizes were won by Mies Mnry H. Harris, second; first; Mrs. und Mrs. Harold O. Hall, MeMuliw. third; while Mr«, Mildred Curry received the draw prize. The prize for the funniest costume went to Miss Lucille Kay. Quests of Mrs. McMalns were Mes(lames Harold O. Hall, Mildred Curry, Walter M. Keeno, F. K. McQoe, Erma Finch, Joseph Cosgrovo, Herbert Uonno, J. A. Macaulay, Hurold Pulnt- er, Matthew King, Harry Evans and the .Misses Mary If. Harris, Lucille .Uuy'und Kathryn Kean. Fox Theaters Sued by William Gleasbn William Gleason, former munager of the Fox West Coast Theaters here, la suing thut organization for an accounting and 5 per. cent of Its net profits under allegation that he was employed by the theaters November 29, 1921, under this arrangement. Mr. GleuBon asserts In his civil complaint that he rerolved $100 a week ua a salary and wns to receive 5 per cent of the net profits, which profits, he alleges, exceeded $75,000 for the period of his employment. Borton & Fetrlnl represent the plaintiff. 4 « » Negro Draws Term at County Bastile Ooeu Muckey, negro accused of having driven un automobile while Intoxicated, was sent to the county jail for four mouths at) one term of hla two years' probationary period. The order wus made by Presiding: Judge Allan B. Campbell, of thu Superior v Court.

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