The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on February 6, 1933 · Page 3
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Bakersfield, California
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Monday, February 6, 1933
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THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6,1933 IS NEAR PC VERTY Brilliant Widow of Premier of War Days Is Facing Difficult Times (Associated Press tented "Wire) LONDON, Fob. 6.— Margot Asqulth, the Countess of Oxford and the widow o'f the late Prime Minister Herbert H. Asqulth, has been forced to sell her beautiful country home In Berkshire, The countess admitted her present circumstances were difficult but she was not at all unhappy today about her fate. She said only lack of means to retain ' her beloved home — "The Wharf," at Sutton Courtonay — Induced her to sell It. "But,,for my writings and small annuities I y would have had to abandon my London house, too. It is Impossible for anyone to realize how difficult it is, after living on the scale I have done for so many years," she Bald. ' "My rich friends are dead and my present friends would htlp m« •If they could, but they cannot," she declared In an Interview published In the Evening Standard. "However, I still have their love and prize It more than any financial assistance." • Tho premier's widow said she sold the country homo "for a more song" because of the burden of taxation and the fall In dividends from securities. Her distinguished husband, who died lit the age of 75 In 1928, spent his lasl days In the house. She was his second wife. There were six children In the family, two >of them being her children. Tho former premier's eldest son was killed in the World War. STRIKES GOLD IN OFFICE UOSWELL,, N. M., Feb. 6. (A. P.)— A now kind of "gold digger" made his appearance in a robbery here and Dr Thomas J. Pearson, dentist, is oul gold worth $60. The robber not only took all tho gold in the dentist's cabinet but also dug away tho golc from a new set of plates, • J. Cftlderwood, writing for the Union Signal for January 28, cites some interesting figures In support of the theory that where liquor Is convenient and Its purchase legal, automobile accidents are multiplied. Ho says: "Here In Canada—homogeneous, law-abiding, with a generally high rating morally. During the years 1922, 1923 anil 1924, mostly dry, the arrests for drunken driving averaged 301 per year. Then prohibition wus repealed; and during 1D28, 1029 and 1930, mostly wet, the average jumped to 1700 per year, showing an Increase of •197 per cent. If and when the United States repeals prohibition, similar results may bo feared If not anticipated. "Great Britain Is another country very similar In most of Its aspects to the United States. But public houses are licensed and liquor Is convenient for all who wish It. The British press carries the report of tho minister of transport, whloh states that during 1931 there were 6691 persons killed In the "tight little Isle" by motor cars. In the United States auto accidents killed 34,400. Britain operates 1,523,682 automobiles; the United States 26,632,779, or more than 17 times as many. Had our deaths per car In operation boon as numerous In Great Britain, our fatalities would have been 113,747 Instead of 34,400—more than three times as many. Crony or Criminal "America dashes about at a reckless speed; England Is leisurely. America Is notoriously lawless; England Is law-abiding. America Is nervous and jumpy; England Is staid and composed, America's car population Is more than six times the density of England's. By every test England's rate of auto deaths and accidents should be less than one- third that of America. Instead It Is more than treble. "In England John Barleycorn Is a crony; In America he is a criminal." Certain motion picture magnates seem perturbed over the possibilities of the return of the salopn. In an appear to exhibitors, Carl Laernmle, president of the Universal Picture Corporation declares: "You and I have got to fight the return of saloons as wo would a pestilence. The saloon will not create one Blngle dollar of money. It will simply mean that the dollars which have been spent on movies and the semi-luxuries and even on necessities, will ba, In part, spent somewhere else. That part of it will be lost to you and to me." Boon to tybvlet Skin bec It has been generally conceded that prohibition is a perfect gold mine to the motion picture interests, and in the early days of the dry regime the managers of the business were willing to admit It. It would have been tho sportsmanlike thing for this recreational industry to have acknowledged he benefits'received from tho out- awing of the liquor traffic by giving on tho screen a fnlr and honest presentation, of prohibition, thus helping to create public sentiment in favor of law observance and law enforcement, In protest against the prohibition regime the cry, "You can't uproot an appetite or change human nature by aw" is hoard frequently. Apropos of this statement tho "Presbyterian Advance" says: "Tho specific and primary purpose of prohibition Is not to uproot an appetite or to change human nature, but to control a traffic which works only harm to the community, the state, the nation. Our laws against killing a fellow man are not primarily for the purpose of restraining the passion to kill; their purpose Is to protect our fellow men from being killed. Such laws, with their penalties, may or may not help to restrain men from murder; but their primary purpose Is to express society's conviction that murder is wrong and to protect Individual citizens In their right to live. RlOht and Protection Our laws against robbery are not enacted for the purponn of removing the desire to take what belongs to another, but to express society's conviction that a man has a right to his personal property and its determination to protect him In the enjoyment of that right. Likewise our prohibition laws are directed not against the Individual who drinks, but against a traffic which, for gain, seeks to,cultivate his appetite and encourage him In a course which brings harm to the Individual and to society. Would we ever think of legalizing or licensing such groups as Chicago's gangsters? If not, what can we do? Wo can do but one thing—prohibit them, and then do our best to enforce our prohibition. SOVIET DRAFTING MANY FOR LABOR Thousands of Peasants Arc Forcibly Put to Work in Lumber Camps f Associated Press Stated Wire) AnCHANQEU llussla, Feb. 0.—All peasants In tho northern region, whose numbers run Into tho thousands, havo boon summarily draft6d for one month's labor In tho lumber camps In an effort by the Soviet government to prevent failure of the timber export plan for 1933-34. Admitting that recent bad work in tho cutting and transport of lumber endangers this Important phase of the second five-year plan, tho northern region Communist party claimed a 31-day period has pro- beginning February 7 and ending March 10 as a month for "Stalin's march to tho forests." All able-bodied peasants, Individuals and collectivism, In tho whole northern region covering 1,110,000 square kilometers stretching from the White, scat to tho Urnls and southward to the. Vologda district, will be mobilized for compulsory work. During this period tho party's order, reading like a war time military decree, directs women and children to carry on the work of the villages which will bo stripped of men, and declares that those peasants who refuse service In the forests; will bo considered traitors and dealt with accordingly. The peasants will be required to supply their own horses. They will bo formed Into brigades, each headed by a trusted appointee. Gamp Fire Girls' Activities LUMBERMAN DIES HOOD RIVEH, Ore., Feb. 0. (A. P.) Ernest H. Meyer, 52, vice-president and sales manager of the Charles R. McCormlck Lumber Company, died at a hospital here today. Meyer was a large stockholder in several ships operating In the coastwise trade under tho McCormlclc Steamship Company flag. B AKEKSFIELD Camp Klre girls will hold song practices this week, preparing for tho vesper serv- ces to be held on Sunday evening, February 10, at tho First Methodist hurch, Miss Elolso Hnrrls and Mrs. Margaret SHKO will conduct the rehearsals on Wednesday at tho Lowell school and on Thursday at the Washington school, Tho high school groups and the Bakersflelrt groups will practice ut the Lowell school, while the East BakorsfloM girls wllil meet at Washington, Tho first meotlnp of th« camp committee was hold in tho Camp Fire office Saturday noon, when Initial plans for the annual summer camp were discussed. Further meeting of tho entire committee will take place later, according to Mrs. W. C. Harmon, Korn County Camp Fire executive. Mrs. Neva Lawson, principal of the Jefferson school, talked to the mem bery of the Zhontu Camp Fire last Friday afternoon at the regular meeting of the Rroup nt tho school. Mrs. Lawson chose "Good Health" for her subject, find gave muny Interesting facts concerning: henlthy habits, causes of poor health and the like. A short business meeting followed tho talk. The following members of the group appeared before tho committee of awards on Saturday, work- Ing toward rank: Helen Cady, .Mary Jano Keller, Nellie Burch, Bhlrlcj Leetlom, Hose Marie Allen, Betty Huchett and Genavlavo Parker. Those present at tho meeting were Lorna McClure, Elolso Reynolds, Genovlevo Parker, Betty Hughett Roue Mnrio Allen, Olcta Gadberry Shirley Lcedom, Nellie Burch, Mary Jano Keller, Caroline Bontty, Helot Cady, Miss Sadie Clendennen, assistant guardian, and Mrs, Louella Reynolds, guardian. The Hachnchclo Camp Fire girls let at the Horace Mann School last 'Ylday evening. Following the short uslness meeting the girls held a song ractlce of Camp Fire songs. Those present were Wllda Baker, Ihrlstlrxe Moore, Virginia Lee Moore, Hnsol Boswcll and Esther Foley, and Ilss Marie Hnrrls, guardian. Tho Otyokwa Camp Flro girls will old a ceremonial next Thursday «ve- ilng at the home of tho guardian, .Ilss Frances Bragg, In Olldalo. The undies of We-he-lo will be lighted by illldrcd Jones, work; Marian Brook- ihlro, health, and Doris Brann, love. Tho glrla are planning to take part n tho vesper services to bo held here icon. Members include Maybelle Oaring, vtlnnlo Leo and France Warnock, Marian Brookshlro, Doris Brann, Mabel Vestal, Mary Jane Stevens, larlci Green, Ocea Manus, Leota 3ean, Freda Rollof, Roberta Lumpkins, Mildred Jones, Roselpha Humphreys. ame clear —-wouldn't you like to be able to Bay this, too? Then pause a moment and reason . . . skin affections, usually result because of lowered resistance from below the skin surface. Then help the blood that purifies the skin, by Increasing: its red-cells and restoring the vital oxygen-carrying: hemoglobin in these cells so. that more vitality comes to the tismiwi. This will Increase the ability of the DEATH OF A PROPHET .TONES, Okla., Feb. 6. (A. P.j— Oklahoma's spring-like weather has blood to devour infectious plmpl* caused the death of one of tho best known •weather oracles. A ground hog, strolling about' In the unsoasonal warmth, fell Into Fred Proctor's lily pond und drowned. • — •• » » That is Just what S.S.S. does— proved by tens of thousands of unsolicited letters of thankfulness. "Shall I use a good soap?"—certainly—"and cosmetics?"—naturally. CURFEW'S TOO EXPENSIVE GREENVILLE, Pa., Feb. U. (A. P.) lay the sound foundation from un-! "Curfew shall not ring tonight" In CONGRESSWOMAN WEDS HAYS, Kan., Feb. li. (U. 1'.)—Miss Kathryn O'Loughlln, first Kansas congresswoman, today is the bride of Uan McCarthy, of Mankato, Kan., a state senator. The wedding took place in a Catholic church on the former homestead of the O'Loughlln family. The Gntlyl Camp Fire is Iris met a tho home of the truardlnn, Mrs. Mar gnrct Ktimellng, 1324 K street, Frldaj afternoon. The girls discussed the varlou Camp Flro pla.ns Krheiluleil for tin coming inonthM and made arrange merits to attend the practices a Lowell school for tho songs for th vesper services. Those present v^re Mmcino Jones Mary Alice McKe«.-. Kleanor Clnrk Bebe Huston, Harriet Sheldon, Kath erlno Tucker, Betty Hullett, Alv Smith. Wllmiilee Heberle, and Mrs lnte, guardian. McFARLAND, Fob. 6.—Members of tho Seglpu Camp Fire group made ilans for giving an operetta some time n April at their regular meeting held recently at tho country homo of Miss Idella Phlllpps. Leila Buckingham, president of tho organization, presided over tho meeting and Nelodlno Reid was elected secretary, to take tho plnce of Eleanor Janes, who resigned. Oeraldlne Onrrott presented the most honors and was given the Camp Flro pin to wear during this week. Dorothy Mae Wellcr was taken In as a now member. The meeting was held around a large camp fire and Idella PhllllpH was assisted as hostess by Shirley Taylor. Delightful refreshments were served by them assisted by Mrs. Harry Phillips and her daughter Bculah. Visitors who enjoyed* tho meeting wpro Mrc. Cecil Taylor, Miss Ijottle Long, Barbara and Betty Taylor, Mrs Carl Plsor, Camp Fire guardian; Mrs Cecil Bowman, assistant; Betty Crockett, Shirley Taylor, Boverlej Bucklnghiim, Gloria Strlcklewlch, Nelodene Reid, Patlle Alexander, Jean TiObrc, Mildred Lee. Hazel Bergen, Jane Marshall, Leila Buckingham, Mario Lessley, Idella Phillips, her mother, Mrs. Harry PhllllpH and Beulah Phillips. ENTIRE m IS leveral of tho parents were present. Following the ceremonial, refreshments were served by the parents. Present Including tho guardian, Miss Kckman, were Ella Nlebol, Dorothy Dill, Irono Williamson, Mary Krohn, Virginia Kinnebrew, Ruth Wright, Doris Potter, Betty Jean Casloy, and Doris Grlffeath. Among the parents present were, Mrs. Frances Nlebel, ,Ir. and Mrs. Lloyd Williamson. "SPIRU" IS LESSON TOPIC FOR t . "God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him In spirit and In truth." These words of Christ Jesus were the Golden Text In the Lesson-Sermon on "Spirit" on Sunday In all Christian Science churches, branches of The Mother Church, Thu First Church of Christ, Scientist, In Boston, Mass. A Scriptural selection In the Lesson-Sermon Included Paul's words to the Athenians: "God that made the world und all things therein, seeing that he Is Lord of heaven and earth, dwclleth not In temples made with hands; neither Is worshiped with men's hands, as though ho needed any thing, seeing ho glveth life, and BY S. F. Bay City to Be Host to Thousands Feb. 20 at ( Bridge Ceremony (L'nltcd Prr.u Leased Wire) KAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6.—The entire west has boon Invited to participate In the official ground-breaking ceremonies for the Golden Gate bridge her* February '26, which will mark tho beginning of a six-year construction program costing $1,000,000,000. Plans for tho colorful military parade and celebration that will herald the start «f tho mighty program of puhllo works projects were announced today. Tho entire U. K. battle fleet will , participate In the ground-breaking ceremonies. The fleet will have 1500 men, Including several baiidn, In the parade. Tho army, national guard, R. O. T. C., marine corps and several fraternal orders also will have delegations participating. H. W. Uiietjen of the Native Sons of tho tloldeii West haa been named grand marshal of the celebration. breath, and all things; Forasmuch then as wo ara the offspring of God, we ought not to think of tho Godhead IH Ilka unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by an.rt and man's device." Among tho correlative passages from "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," by Mary Baker Eddy, were the statements: "To grasp tho reality and order of being In Its Science, you must begin by reckoning God as the divine Principle of all that really Is. Spirit, Life, Truth, Love, combine an one— and arc tho Scriptural names for God." PELI^OWt- 1 , Kch. ti.-Hopltah Camp Flro group mot Tuesday, January 31, at the Boy Scout barrankH with their guardian, Miss IS. Dlnwlddle, present. Tho girls presented a ceremonial. FIREMAN LIKES ALARMS 'MTNXKAPOIJfS, Fob. C. (A. P.I— The streot ear motor-man- nuiy go for a car ride on his ility off, tlm lot lor currier may go for a walk, but when the fireman turns In false uliirrnH while, otherwise unoi'cupled, that's something, llulph Lawrence, substitute fireman, in u police rovirt admitted yesterday sending in 15 fitl.fe alarms In a four-hour period. He was sentenced to 30 days In tho workhouse. QUEEN IS UNWILLING TO SUPPRESS NOVEL (United Fre*t Lcasett Wire) LON'PON", Feb. 8.—Tho dowager queen Miii'le of Kownnnla Is unwilling to HuppruHH hnr novel, "Crowned Queens,"' though her son, King Carol, believes It. Is based on tho private lives of himself and his divorced queen, Ilelene, nrcordlng to the Dally ExpreHH correspondent ut Vienna. Carol, who was divorced by Helena after living In exilo with Madame Mugda LupcRou, reportedly maintained that u novrl by MN mother dealing with tho life of a young queen -whose husband's behavior forced her to flee the rountry WHS too much. Ilelene left Itoumanlu Uibt year, itnd is now living In Italy. Marie Nfflitntly announced that the novel \vould be putjli.shed, denied that It was' bused uii I'urol's life, mul snld It was fli'tlon and not biography in any, the Daily Express said. The book was said to bo in tho hands of printers and to have been described at length In the Hungarian pres.s. but first observe Nature's law and : derneath the akin. Greenville—it's too expensive. The Ptrlct S.S.S., in addition to being a vaJu- j borough council, following able g-eneral tonic, haa the special Policy of economy, decided to silence property of increasing tho red.cells the whistle—an undent institution— and restoring: the hemoglobin content of the blood, when deficient. Try a course of S.S.8. and note the constant improvement. O Tbi s.s.S. Co. for 60 days—unless there's :i fire. builds sturdy ^hea j A WILDCAT PREFERRED GOLDENDALE, Wash., Keb. 6. (A. P.)—Wanted: A fighting cat with a lion's heart. A largo, Insolent rat has been prowling a grocery hero. A cat WKS left in the store during the night. The next morning the cat, bitten and i clawed, was found dead. BUY AMERICAN THEY'RE HERE! THEY'RE MARVELOUS! Linens By BETTY BAXLEY -and Lovelier Than Ever! $195 Last year tailored linen frocks at this price was unthought of—in any make, but now with Betty Baxley labels on them—and styled so beautifully they'll walk out, for Betty Baxley has outclassed herself in designing modes of exceeding smartness. Some have colored tops, some embroidery trim; with pleated skirts and capelet sleeves— and you know how Betty Baxleys fit. Pastel shades and white in sizes 14 to 20. Brock's—Downstairs Store Also Another Shipment of Gaze "MARVEL" Tissue Ginghams Styled by Lady Letty We're glad to announce the arrival of some more of those fine quality, superbly made frocks made of Gaze Marvel Tissue Gingham. All the clever touches that have made Lady Letty frocks famous—organdie do-dads that make them look twice this very low price. Sizes 14 to 44. Just In—Taft'eteen Slips—$1.00 • i Brock's—Downstairs Store ' >LMJH CO The stage is all set for target practice. The magician lifts his bow and aims ID arrow at the bull's-eye. His eye. lovely assistant then steps in front of the target and he shoots the arrow—apparently through her—and it fixes itself ip the very .center of the bull's-eye! And ehe smiles through it all while the audience gasps. EXPLANATION) The arrow which the marksman "shoots through" his assistant simply folds up into the crossbow! The arrow which is actually embedded in the target is shot by the girl herself from a belt concealed under her dress. She releases a little spring, the arrow unfolds, and shoots straight into the bull's-eye! It is all done in a flash! So quickly the eye cannot detect the girl't movements! To heighten the impression that the arrow has gone right through, the girl releases a ribbon from the front of her dress—the continuation, apparently, of the ribbon attached to the arrow in the target It's fun to be fooled ... it's more fun to KNOW Like to sec through tricks? Then let's look at another. ..the illusion in cigarette advertising called "Cigarettes and Your Throat." The audience is told that by certain magic processes tobacco can be made as soothing as cough medicine. txriANATiONi The easiest cigarette on your throat is the cigarette that is made from the choicest ripe tobaccos. Cheap, raw tobaccos are, as you would naturally expect, harsh in their eflects upon the throat. KIPT FRISH IN THI WiiDtP HUMIDOR PACK Coprrlf ht. 1983, B. j. Btnoldi Ttbsom Oomptu H you have to consider your throat, the quality of the tobacco in your cigarette is important. It Is • fact/ well known by leaf tobacco experts, that Camel* ara made from finer, MORE EXPENSIVE tobacco* than any other popular brand. Camels are as non-irritating as a cigarette can be because Camels use choice, ripe, tobaccos. And because of the matchless blending of these costlier tobaccos Camels have a rich bouquet and aroma... a cool, delicious flavor. Keep the air-tight, welded Humidor Pack on your Camels ... to assure yourself und your companions a fresh, cool smoke. NO TRICKS JUST COSTLIER TOBACCOS I H A MATCH LISC BLIND

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