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THE BAKERSF1ELD CALIFORNIAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1033 • COMMUNITYNEV^i MAX UNITS HOLD • msmp K TAFT, Jan. 21.— Joint Installation of officers of Taft Commanilery No. (16, Knights Templar, and Taft Chapter No, 128, Royal Arch Masons, was held last night In Masonic temple, with nil members of the Masonic -fraternity, their families and friends In- vlt$d. A turkey .dinner preceded the installation. Arthur Crltes, grand commander of the Brand oommandery of the state, installed the following officers for Knights Templar: W. C. Kelman, eminent commander; H. R. Kanode, gonerallslmo: Barney Lundeen, captain general; James Grant, senior warden; Percy Hawke, Junior warden; Harry H. Boatty, recorder, and John Olson, treasurer. Officers of tho Royal Arch Installed by Deputy Grand Lecturer Arthur Patterson of Tulane wore as follows: B. K. Lundeen', high priest; William A. Strode, king; C. 'A. Scott,'scribe; C. .J3. Relyea, treasurer; Charles B. Sherertz, secretary, and. John Olsen, retiring high priest. , McFarland Legion Plans Future Work McFARLAND, Jan. 21.—Members of tho American Loglon wet at the club rooms Wednesday night. Future activities were discussed and Ed Phillips, vice-commander, was appointed as commander during the absence of William Sitter, who expects to remain In tho cast for some time. After the meeting the members enjoyed a social hour and refreshments with auxiliary members. Those attending were V. S. McFherson, Ed Phillips, R. Kern, Sam Vaughn, M. A. Schrack, Don Klrkland, U. C* Burk and Andy Andrews, Kjw PLAN ENTERTAINMENT ONE AMENDMENT LOST MUFFLE Child-Labor Curtailment Is Ratified So Far by Only anians Observe Eighth Anniversary TAFT, Jan. 21.—E. Gay Hoffman, chairman of the Klwanls education committee, was In charge of an Interesting meeting of tho Klwanls Club yesterday noon. This week being the club's eighth anniversary, talks were mado by J. t>. Peterson and Wir King. Piano solos were 'given by Sltrs. Llllle Klnnebrew. Dr. Hnrold Hall, vice-president of the club, gave a report on the California-Nevada district Klwanls International presidents' convention held' at San Luis Oblspo last Saturday. This meeting was attended by all presidents of the district, Including President Garner of 'raft, with tho exception of 12 clubs. District Governor Clark Clement of Hanford was the presiding officer and stated, "There can be no moratorium on education. You have been called a service club. Now Is the time to prove It." An Installation banquet was held in the evening when Clark Clement was installed govenwr of the California- Nevada district, after which a dance took place. Barbers Are Hosts to Taf t Journeymen TAFT, Jan. 21.—Good fellowship reigned again, at the master barbers' return feed and party to the journeyman barbers at tho l<abor temple last night. Patrick J. Harmon, a product of the local schools, who made his home here for many years and also' a graduate of tho Fresno College of Barber Science, gave a clear outline of tho methods now used In teaching recruits who have an ambition to become practical In modern chlrotonsery. Short talks were given by H. R. Marr, A. O. Champlln, W. L. Altmll- ler, Bert 'Lincoln and C. C. Conner. W. C. Falrey of Fellows told of the pressure being brought to bear for repeal of tho state barber laws. C. T-i. Tomerlln of the high school faculty spoke on the benefits of organization and co-operative effort, citing personal experiences to bear out his contention. He also touched briefly on the unemployment situation, saying some method must be devised to give work to everyone want- Ing It. Chairman II. C. McClaln presided at the meeting. RIO BRAVO, Jan. 21.—Colonel O. S. Ornnt and ht« "Texans" of McFnrland will present a program tonight nt> tho Rio Bravo schoolhouse. The entertainment, which Is being sponsored by tho Rio Bravo Christian Endeavor basketball club, will also include the following local talent: piano numbers by Harry Jackson, a vocal duet by Margaret Mecham and Prances Wilson, n one-act play by Woodrow Graves and Harlln Wilson, a trumpet solo by Allan Bartel of Shafter, and selections by the boys' glee club of the Shafter high school. A small fee will be charged. Refreshments will be served following the entertainment. The committee In charge of arrangements consists of Cecil White, Woodrow Graves and Vercll Wilson. Members of the basketball club are: Alpha Combs, T. J. Bussell, Adrian Lewis, Cecil White, Woodrow Graves, Harlln Wilson, Leslie Heath, Harlln White, Paul Graves, Lawrence Heath, Vcrcil Wilson and the coach Whiting F. Martin. •*- Taf t Moose Lodge Gives Life Card TAFT, Jan. 21.—The highlight of tho meeting of Taft Moose lodge last night In the Legion hall was the presentation of a gold llfo membership card to Ray MInner, junior past dictator of tho local organization. The presentation was made by Mayor Clarv ence Williams, also a past dictator of Taft Moose. After a short business meeting a mock trial was held with members of Taft Elks lodge as guests of the evening. A large Jurnout of both Moose and Klks was reported. Hymen Reader, in female garb, was the prosecuting witness, with C. L. Tomerlln as tho prosecuting attorney. C. W. Johnston of Bakersfield and Norman Main of Taft furnished defense counsel, and Jesse Dorsey of Bnitersfleld was the judge of the court. The defendants, Martin Orloff, Ed Robinson and Rod McDonald, were found guilty and given stiff sentences. , ' After the mock trial a program was glvtn and refreshments were served. Shop Courses to Be Presented at Taft TAFT, Jan. 21.—Four excellent courses will be open for new members at the beginning of the second semester of the Taft Evening High School. Many men have taken advantage of the exceptional equipment and instruction offered in the night school and have learned trades which have brought them better positions and higher salaries. Classes in welding, machine shop, woodshop, nnd mechanical drawing will be offered during the second term, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week from 7 until 9. Electric, acetylene and oxygen welding under the expert direction of H. S. Nix will be open for new members. This class has always been a very popular as well as a most practical one. Spindt Speaker at Chirfch Gathering TAFT, Jan. 21.—Wednesday evening witnessed the . gathering of about 125 people at the Methodist church for the first of six weekly gatherings to bo held there. The evening dinner started at 6:15 o'clock and was followed by two vocal solos given by Milton O. Ross, accompanied by Mrs. Ross. Herman A. Spindt, principal of Bak- orsfleld High School, gave the chief address of the evening, dealing with "Education and Legislation." He directed his thoughts toward the greater necessity of education in the present time of stress and Indicated that the schools In general had spent money lavishly Just the same as Individuals have done In recent years nnd that much greater economy must be prac- tised but not at the expense of the youth of the land. In discussing legislation ponding before the Legislature, ho pointed out that education, If to be equal for all. must be a state function primarily and therefore should be paid for In a large measure by the state. He recommended a sales tax to supplant partially the property tax which would have to bear a still larger burden than It does now if the present constitutionally fixed amounts of state aid aro lowered. Onaleda Club Has Events Scheduled TAFT, Jan. 21. 1 —The Onaleda Club met Wednesday In the Masonic temple with Mrs. Florence Olson presiding. and considerable business was transacted.. The county store cafd party planned for January 27 was cancelled and a get-together party for members and Eastern Stars under the direction of Mrs. Alma Varnor, worthy matron, following the regular meeting of Faith chapter was substituted. Final plans were made for the bridge luncheon to be held In the temple February 2 at 12:30 o'clock. Plans were mado for a colonial party scheduled for February 24, at which time officers of Faith chapter will don colonial attire for the evening and take part In a program appropriate to the occasion. There will bo no meeting of the club February 1 hut a short meeting will take place February 2 before the card party. Following the meeting refreshments 'were served by the hostesses, Mesdames Helen Taylor and Hattle Reader. ' Those In attendance were Mesdames Nora Lockwood, Bertha Dennis, A. Kness, Hattle Render, Marlon Bryant, Ethel Williams, Maud Kldd, Edna Maledy, Carrie Russell, Mary Watklns, Ruth Bodenhamer, Alma Vorner, Maud Passehl, Florence Olsen, Hazel Arnold and Helen Taylor. Six of States (Atsootatet Preit Leated $Hr«) WASHINGTON, Jan. 21.—Floating around the country somewhere la what was launched In 1924 as tho prospective Twentieth amendment to tho Constitution, but so far has become a lost chord in legislative annals. It la the child labor amendment, prohibiting those under 18 years of ago from holding jobs, and, unlike the lame-duck amendment now BO near ratification by the necessary 86 states, just didn't make progress. Approved In 1924 Approved by the House April 2«, 1924,-and'by the Senate June 2 of that year, the amendment was promptly submitted to the states by the state department. Its sponsors fondly hoped it would .follow the Eighteenth nnd Nineteenth amendments Into the Constitution, Initead, It was rejected officially by many states, not acted on by almost as many more, ratified by a handful and then apparently got lost At least, congressional clerks who keep up with such things say: "It's floating around somewhere, bu we cnn't tell where!" Inasmuch as it had no requirement that It be ratified by three-fourths o the states within a specified time, It still has a chance of being written into the basic law of the land. Hut to reach this goal many states would have to rescind their previous disapproval because moro than enough already have rejected the amendment to kill it off definitely. In contrast with the record of the tame-duck amendment—so called bo- cause It abolishes sessions of Congress In which defeated members can sit—which was submitted to the states last March, here Is the last check-up by Senate clerks on the status of tho cxilld labor amendment: California Ratifies Ratified by Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Montana and Wls- c nsln. Rejected' formally by Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Virginia. No action reported: Alabama, Illinois, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New* Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. Oil Umpire, on Kern Visit Explains Huntington Beach Sudden Production Increase Pemberton, 111 With Influenza, in Stride Again I IIILE In Bakersfield on proratlon work, State Oil Umpire J. R. Pcm- borton yesterday explained the recent great increase in production at Hunt- ngton Beach—which resulted In such excessive overproduction that It has staggered an already overburdened market. Small operators who refused to abide by curtailment rules have forced larger operators of that district to open up wells to capacity in an effort to protect their lands from drainage, was the gist of his explanation. His statement, In part, follows: "While the overproduction of Huntington Beach is a serious fact tho causes of It are not so generally known. In order to clear up any mis. understandings by giving an accurate presentation of the facts," Umpire Pemberton Issued the following statement: \, "The production auota of the Huntington Beach field Is 19,000 barrels dally but since January 1 tho actual production of the Held has averaged about 26,000 barrels dally, an excess of 7000 barrels dally, or 37 per cent. The townslto area of the field is responsible for moro than 6600 barrels dally'of this excess, for on January 16 the production from the 111 townslte wells was 11,800 barrels, against an allotment of only 6350 barrels. The potential production of the area Is rated at 12,000 barrels dally, by tho umpire so that a virtual if unofficial, flow tost mfcy be said to bo'In progress. "In the towrtstto area four of tho larger companies have 68 wells while 20 smaller companies have 45 wells, For some months the production of the smaller companies has averaged about 2400 barrels dally, or their entire potential, against an allotment of loss than 1300 barrels dally. These 46 wells aro so 'Interspersed among the wells of the larger/companies that their continued overproduction Resulted in unequal drainage and Inadequate curtailment. • 'J, R. Pemberton, state oil umpire, was on his feet again today, after a two.day attack of Influ- .enza. Here In connection with duties of his office, tha umpire was suddenly taken III, and his physician advised a rest. He recuperated at Hotel El Tejon. Today he was about his duties again. TO SHELL RECOMPLETES T Valley 1932 Output Showed 5,631,801-Barrel Increase With a depth of 1825 feet, tho Vedder No. 6 well of the Shell Oil Company, on, section 9, 27-28t In the Mount Poso Creek district, has been recom- pleted for a dally output of 250 barrels. Tho oil Is 16.4 degfees gravity production and cuts 1.8 .per cent. Shell completed tho well near 1000 feet, for approximate^ the same production, but killed tho output and deepened to take In all formation possible and Insure long llfo for tho producer. On section 16, 27-28, the company Is ready to spud Its Security No. 6, which has been lying Idle ponding final completion of the Veddcr No. 0. Clmnslor-Canfleld-Mldway Oil Com- 4 »*•• Junior College to Elect Leaders Soon TAFT, Jan. 21.—Nominations for aft Junior College student body offi- ers for the coming semester were re- elved yesterday at a special meeting f the students. The following nominations were reelved: president, Joe Erltwine, Rolph York, Carl Stone; vice-president, Velma Clark, Agatha Mattoon, Clifford Brown, Ethel Thair; secretary, Clarnce Cullen, Homer Parker, Ruth McMasters, Pauline Huebner; treasurer, Phil Klrkpatrlck, Bennie . Dlensfreln; business manager, Paul Galloway, Gqrlyn Basham, Dick Drury; athletic manager, Alton Coltrls, Albert Tryon and Bom Morrison. The election will be held on February 2. TO VISIT BETHEL TAFT, Jan. 21.—Mrs. Tholla M.' Bacheldcr, grand guardian of the Order of Job's Daughters of California, will pay her official visit to Taft Bethel, No. 38, Job's Daughters, at tho regular meeting Saturday night in the Masonic temple. A C o'clock dinner In honor of the guest will precede tho meeting. T|}e dinner will bo served by members of Taft Chapter, No. 337, Eastern Star, .with Mrs. Ruth Ross us chairman. Only members of the bethel ant; Invited guests may attend tho dinner but all Masons and parents of Job's Daughters are invited to attend tho meeting, which will open at 7:30 o'clock. ' INGELOW TO SPEAK WASCO, Jan. 21.—"Thd European Debt Problem" will be tho subject o discussion at the Sunday evening fo rum at the Congregational church u 7:30, tlie speaker to be George C. tn gelow of tho Bnkersfield Junior Col lego. The speaker spent somo time in Europe studying the situation. Wasco Progressives Give Jolly Party "WASCO, Jan. 21.—Tho "Woman's Progressive Club met at the home of Mrs. H. Q. Bryson Thursday afternoon. After a short business meeting at which plans for "Fathers' Night," were completed all enjoyed themselves in a social way. Each member brought their own refreshments, which afforded a great deal of fun. Members present were Mesdames Clarence Homfeldt, Kurt Keeker, Grant Knlffen, Verltn Rose, Edwin Booth, Jo Altrlnger, Mark Frazer, James Little, R. J. Offet and the hostess. 4-*-* Russian Program Planned at Wasco ^^^^^^^ » WASCO, Jan. 21.—A program on Russia Is to be given by the Wasco "Woman's Club at their meeting next Tuesday evening, at which time tho husbands of the club members will be th« guests. "Communism in the United States Today" will be the subject of a talk by Mrs. Thomas Austin of Bakersfield. Russian music is to be featured by Mrs. James Hubburd in costume, and refreshments will be In keeping with the theme. BROKER'S. ACTIVITIES TO BE INVESTIGATED P ETROLEUM production in tho San Joaquln valley Increased 5,631,801 barrels in 1932 over the total for 1031, according to figures Just compiled by the American Petroleum Institute's Pacific coast offices. Total production of oil from tho valley fields for 1932 was 61,069,475 barrels compared to 55,437,674 barrels PARTY IS ENJOYED TAFT, Jan. 21. — An enjoyable bridge party was held last evening at tho home of Mrs. Winifred Kitchak, on Asher avenue, with Mrs. Cecllle Hlgglns and Mrs. Dorothy Arndt as hostesses. There were seven tables of bridge. Mrs. Margaret Crosnan held high score and Mrs. Merle Fellman, second, and Dr. Julius Strong, consolation. Those enjoying the evening were Mesdames Tlllie Ke'ane, Merle Felt man, Margaret Crossan, Margaret Slock, Blanche Hlnkle, Charles T. Murray, Nancy Cameron, Edna Hlnoy, Ann Warburton, Ella Plalstcd, Janet Hlgglns, Delia Sauor, Anna Doyle, R. Gllmore, Betty Freed, Dorothy Rowell, Marjorle Hargrove, (United rrc» Leased Wire) LOS ANGKLES, Jan. 21.—Alfred C. Read, Jr., Oakland broker and once described by his wife as the "hoy friend" of Claire Windsor, motion picture actress, will confer again next week with District Attorney Buron Fltts, Investigating the young broker's stock-selling activities, He appeared voluntarily yesterday when Fltts questioned him concerning sale of stock in a concern which the district attorney said would manufacture fixtures from wood to resemble wrought Iron. Read said he saw | nothing Illegal In the sales. Fills himself said he did not know whether any law had been violated. The district attorney said he may confer with Miss Windsor to ascertain if she had investments In the enterprise. The company Itself has not yet .been formed, Fltts said. Miss Windsor was sued for $100,000 some time ago by Read's wife, Marlon, who accused the actress of alienating her husband's affections. ATTEMPT TO LOCATE WELL'S WATER FLOW An attempt to locate water flow is being made by Standard Oil Company at Its No. C7-19J well on section 19, 21-27 nt Kettleman Hills. Tho well was drilled to SS48 feet and went to water during a test. It has been plugged tn 7800 feet. Foundation has been laid for No. 8-21J, section 21. 21-17. I Coring ahead is under way ut No. 41-29J, section 29, 21-17, and hard nand Is at bottom. No. 41-20J, shutoff on the 9%-Inch casing at 7250 feet proved successful and coring has proceeded to about 7600 feet. Hard gray sand bottoms the No. B8-29J on section r», 21-17 and coring ahead remains in order. Shale Is at bottom of the company's latest driller. No. 2G-35J, on section 35, 21-17, which has proceeded to almost 2500 feet. Plans to spud No. 65-1P on section 1, 22-17 have been abandoned for the present. The project Jias rig up and derrick partly equipped. , No. 81-27Q, on section 27, 22-18, is being drilled ahead through shale formation, beyond (iOOO feet. Fishing still holds up progress nt tho firm's middle dome well, tho No. C-25V, section 29, 23-19. •» » » Pnn-Ainerican Holdouts of Sale Have Opportunity to Reconsider Stand LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2t.:a-AUorneys for tho Pan-American bondholders' committee, which group was the only one to turn down tho offer of Standard Oil of California for Richfield Oil, have been Invited from New York to Loa Angeles to give "on-the- ground" consideration to the sale and reorganization program expected to be ready for distribution any time within the next 20 -days. Members of Richfield bondholders and unsecured creditors' committees, who had accepted the Standard offer, appear confident that the New York group will reconsider their former stand. It is pointed out that the Pan- American bondholders' group In New York turned down the Standard offer at the time It was mado because It' regarded the Consolldated's offer as . higher nnd hotter. Since the Consolidated has withdrawn its offer, the reason for Pan-American bondholders turning down Standard's offer Is automatically removed, leaving only Standard's offer to be considered. Of course, there. Is the possibility pany is preparing to drill Its Poso No. (.hat cities Service may come through 8 on section 6, 28-29, and on section w | tn nn o ff er an j that Sinclair may tho Consolldated's offer, •*CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY FELLOWS, Jan. 21.—The Christian Church celebrated its seventh birthday anniversary Wednesday evening, a birthday cako with seven candles telling the number of years since Its Institution. Thursday evening the Chrlsllan Endeavor members wero entertained In the social hall with a Chinese party, with Misses Gwendola Finster and Patsy McKaln as host- for tho year previous. Tho dally av- erago yield last year was 166,857 barrels. Production by fields for the entire year follows: Kettleman North Dome, 21,940,072 barrels; Kettleman Middle Dome, 10,637; Midway-Sunset, 17,929,036; Elk Hills, 4,537,461; Coallnga, 3i.649,578; Kern River, 3,387,202; Lost Hllls-Bel- rldRO, 3,329,984; Mount Poso, 2,907,839; Fruttvttlo, 1,000,801; Round Mountain, 928,814; Wheeler Rldge.187,290. Seventy-four new wells wer« completed in 1932 with a total Initial dally output of 107,092 barrels of oil. Fourteen of these weld are located In Kettleman Hills and had an Initial dally yield of 78,191 barrels. Thirty-two are In Fruitvale', the Initial production being 13,071 barred. A total of 363 wells were abandoned during the year In tho state. Of these 183 were abandoned while drilling for oil, eight while drilling for gas, and 172 were abandoned oil producers. Total production for tho last month In 1932 from tho fields of the San Joa- quln valley was 5,105,473 barrels, or a dally average yield of 164,691 barrels. There were 4057 wells on Iho producing llsl for December. Producllon by fields for the month was: Kettleman Hills, 1,845,288 barrels; Midway-Sunset, 1,465,140; Elk Hills, 370,524; Coallnga, 330,716; Lost Hllls-Belrldfle, 302,714; Kern river. 266,369; Mount Poso, 232,799; Frultvale, 157,267; Round Mountain, 68,468; McKlttrlck, 50,914; Wheeler Rldoe, 15,174. During December (hero were five new wells completed with an Initial dally yield of 7944 barrels. Two of tliesn new wells were brought In at Holrldgo and hud an Initial yield of (ISM barrels dally. Klght now rigs were erected nnd there were 21 wells itmlfi' active drilling process. 14, 27-27, tho Pacific Coast Division Oil Company has located a site for drilling. APPROVES TO CUTS LOS ANOELES, Jan. 21.—Board of directors of the California Oil and Gas Association have approved in principle the. suggested program of a movement toward reduction of taxes, state, county and city,, nof'only in connection with the oil industry but in general as well. The board left It to tho executive committee to appolrit the two members to servo on a committee to study tho problem and report back. This committee will* Include- two members from the Independent Petroleum Association and two from the Oil Producers Sales Agency of California provided theUp bodies approve of tho suggested program. It Is expected action by tho I. P. A. mid O. P. 9. A. will bo forthcoming within a few weeks. reopen though the latter move Is not expected, at least; at the moment. However, Harry F. Sinclair Is an Individual of surprises and may spring another before tho deal Is closed with Standard. Standard's offer, with adjustment for Pan-American's unpledged assets, which can now be Included, may be increased by J600.000 to around $23,000,000, though that has not boon officially announced. HOLDERS OF ELBERTA SHARES LOSE APPEAL Preliminary Work Started for Site Machinery is being moved In and other preliminary activities have been under way fur several days at tho North Kettlainan Royalty Syndic-ale's Harbour No. 1 site on section !)0, 21-17, Is up. al Kettleman Hills. Rig -*LOTS OF ROOM Tho Coliseum at Home accommodated 100,000 spectators, 87,000 of which were seated. Its arena measured 182 feet from Mdn to side, and 285 feet from oncl to end. (United Prett Leatet Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21.—Stockholders of the Elberta Oil Company lost their appeal In the District Appellate Court today In their suit against tho president and directors of tho company. Fourteen stockholders, headed by Z. J. Klelnsaffor, sued President Fred Nelson and three directors to enjoin them from proceeding with a contract to sell oil land In San Luis Oblspo and Kings counties to tho Delaney Petroleum Corporation for $400,000. The Appellate Court found no evidence of fraud In the contract negotiations. OIL QUITCLAIMS General Petroleum Corporation to Los Angeles Finance Company-rQult- clnlm to southwest quarter of section 31, 25-26, except east 80 acre's thereof. H. J. Bard well ct ux to Edward S. Mli-helssen—Quitclaim to . north half and southwest quarter section 14, 2820. ' ,' Lincoln Petroleum Corporation to Fred D. Turner—Quitclaim tn southwest quarter of section 14, 33-20. MRS. ULERY RECOVERS WASCO, Jan. 21.—Mrs. William Ulery, president of the San Joaquin Valley District Federation of Woman's Clubs, announces to club members and friends that she is rapidly recovering from her recent accident and expects to be able to conduct tho meeting of the district federation on Monday, January 3, in Chowchllla. This will bo an all-day meeting, commencing at 10 a. in. *-»-» LLOYD NAMED HEAD OF OiyplTTEE Ralph B. Lloyd, president of Oil Producers Sales Agency of California, was elected yesterday as chairman of the executive committee for equitable curtailment of crude oil production In the state, vice William Keck, who resigned several months ago. V. R. O, Wilbur of Long Beach was elected vice-president to succeed Mr. Lloyd. Mr. Wilbur has been sei-ving ns chairman of the Oil Producers central proratlon committee slnco Its Inception for Ihe Long Beach district. esses. Thursday afternoon dies' Aid Society held. Its Bessie Curtis, Bertha Brink, Skiver, Ruth Weir, Jessie Caldero, Alberta van Ness, Gracia Wright, Ada Dr. Strong and Ihe hostesses. GIVES DINNER PARTY TAFT, Jan. 21.—One of the most charming affairs of the younger set was held recently when Mrs. Leo Ho- vls entertained with a dinner party In honor of her daughter, Dorothy, on her fifteenth birthday anniversary at Iho family homo, 407 Filmoro street. A dinner was served at a daintily appointed table, with covers laid for eight. Those attending wero the Misses Ruth and Thelma Tngraham of Marl- copa; Kvolyn Griff en, Ruth Moore, the La- monthly business session wilh Zada Ralhbern presiding. Tho ladles planned a turkey dinner for the evening of. February 10. The date for the silver tea will be announced later, PLENTY OF COLOR Twenty-two different color combinations are used on automobile licenses of various states this yeah WITH THE BAUMANS TAFT, Jon. 21.—Recent visitors lit the home of Mr. and Mr.s. Frank Bauman of Taft Heights were Mr. and Mrs. George Jadwln mid daughters, Marguerite and Janet, of Arosl. ASHES OF ENGINEER SCATTERED HOUSEWARMING PARTIES TAFT, Jan. SI.—Misa Mabel Gay West was tho recipient of a pleasant surprise last nlf?ht. When n Rroup of her close friends gathered at her home on North tttreet, bringing n. potluck dinner and a shower of sinull household gifts. Jtlss West has recently made extensive alterations on her homo and tho nffnlr -was In the form of u houfiewurmlnff' Following dlnni-r contract bridge was played until u late hour. Sharing the evening with Miss West wero Mea- dameB J. H. Spahr, Frank A. Bauman, W. D. Egenhoff, W. T. Wnlton, Charles K. Allen, D. J. Grlbbtm and Edmund W. Calltindcr. 4 » • Dnvls, Uuth Vuughn, HovlH ami Dorothy IIovls. Audrey DO YOU BELIEVE THE GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY IS GOING OUT OF THE RADIO BUSINESS? *Look at their strong position in the field, their resources, their patents. No, friends, GE Radios are coming to us direct from their own factory in Bridgeport. HEAR THIS RADIO THAT MAKES A FEW RADIO DEALERS LIE AWAKE NIGHTS FIGURING WHAT TO TELL CUSTOMERS NEXT Bakersfield Hardware Co. 2015 Chester Avenue Phone 231 or 232 for Demonstration MOTHERS' GROUP MEETS WASCO, Jan. 21.— "Mothers' Society" met a( the home of Mrs, P. Martin Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. George Summervlllo us chairman. The purpose of this society is to make a study of the adolescent age oft the child. The course they have selected covers ninny problems that confronts the mother such as story telling, careless habits, physical conditions, amusements, games and many others. The society meets once a month nt the homes of the members. Those present yesterday wero Mesdnmes (leorgo Summervlllo, I'eto Martin, J. T. Sloan, A. Sitter and Frank Robinson. PLAN GERMAN DINNER ilcKAULAND, Jan. 21.-r-Membors of tho Girls' Athletic Association pf McFarland High School and their dl- 1. rector, Miss Ann Harder, will sponsor u German dinner for the benefit of their organization next Friday evening, January 'it, between t)io hours of 0 and 8 o'clock. The dinner will be ut tho home economics rooms in the school. The dinner will be u three- course affair with npfolkuohon and oof feu as tho main eourso. During the rlliiiinr (ho people will bo entertained by German musk', by tlm Hhaftor choruH. Tho 'public is Invited. . more than ever before * * * -You'll be happier with a CHRYSLER" •THE FINEST CARS ,- EVER TO BEAK MY NAME' • 1933 Chry«l*r Six Sednn, »845 83 horsepower; 117-inch whcoJ- base, Six body types, $795 to $1055 1B33 Royal Eight S«nlan. *O93 90 horsepower; 120-inch wheel- Lane, Five body types, $945 to $1195 1033 Imperial Eight Sedan, *13O5 108 horsepower; 126-inch wheelbase. Five body types, $1355 to $1595 1O33 CiiHiom Imperial Sedan, 92805 135 horsepower; 146-inch wheel- b.sc. Six body type*, $2895 to $3595 * All prices F. O. B. Factory * ALL DEALERS OfT«R CONVENIENT DEFERRED PAYMENT PLAN 1933 ROYAL EIGHT SEDAN. $99D (Special equifmtnt extra) CUIIYKLKK TUB SYMBOL OV UHE.tT Charlei Smith always said that stretch of track at Beverly Curve, with the setting sun visible through a small grove, was "the most beautiful spot In the world." Every time he took No. 81S2 over it he admired it, and he knew he was near the end of his run and the day's work. Engineer Smith'* will directed that his ashes be scattered there, along the Pennsylvania's busy right of way Just east of Chicago. Engine 81(2, that Smith had piloted In his last of 43 years' service, made a special run. Its whistle sounded the requiem as 8152 swung around Beverly Curve. Engine- man Herman Selbold carried out his friend's last orders. THE new Chryslers are different from the pack as Chryslers always have been different. No matter how much yon have thrilled to Chrysler action in the past, you must drive the 1933 Chryslers to know motoring's newest zest. Sense the latest development of indescribable smoothness in patented Floating Power. Feel the electrifying sensationof Chrysler's new All-Silent transmissions . •. . quiet in all speeds, forward and reverse. See how Chrysler Oilite springs cradle your ride. Learn why they never squeak, never need lubrication. Learn about Chrysler's new alloy that makes valve seats immune to speed and heat... greatly reducing valve grinding ... increasing performance by scientifically sealing gas under compression. See how the new all-steel bodies and Girder-Truss type frames keep you steady at speeds beyond yesterday's drearus. How the unequalled Chrysler Hydraulic Brakes ease you to the gentlest of stops. The minute you see and drive the new Chryslers, you'll know beyond a shadow of doubt . . . Now, more thuu ever ..." You'll bo happier with u Chrysler!" ' 03 W. F. HUBBARD 2229 Chester Avenue H. 11. KANODE, Taft A. A VILA, Tchachapi \

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