The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on February 7, 1933 · Page 3
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Bakersfield, California
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Tuesday, February 7, 1933
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J' 1 THE BAKERSFIELD CAL1FORNIAN, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1933 * t M'FARLAND McFARLAND, Feb. 7.—A report from Mrs. Phllo Hull, librarian at the local branch, shows that 2626 books were rend during tho month of January. This Is a great increase over any month since the library was built. Many men are taking advantage of the reading rooms at this time. Mrs, Hull haa on display a table of the many different books on the lives fit Washington and Lincoln this week, n j ^^ ^** A and invites patrons to come In and enjoy this display. New books received at the library are: Curwood, J. O., "Steelo of the •Royal Mounted"; Dumas, Alexandro, "Memoirs of a Physician"; Undset, Slgrld, "The Burning Bush"; White, G, M., "Tesa of tho Storm Country"; Burgess, T. W., "Boy Scouts on Swift Klvor"; Gulp, W. M., "Jeremla"; Dootson, L, L., "Riddle Book for Silent Reading"; Emerson, C. D., "Mr, Nip and Mr. Tuck"; Head, F. N., "Chin Chin. Chinese Man"; Newman, Daisy, "Sporll, the Clock- Maker"; Perkins, Mrs. L. P., "Cornelia"^ St. Nicholas, Aviation stories; Shatter, S. C., "When Grandma Was a Little Girl"; Stuart, Mrs. R. M. f "Story of Babette"; Wyss, J. D., "Swiss Family Robinson"; Grettls, Saga, "Story of Grcttir, the Strong"; Mrs. M. E., "Legends of the Seas"; McNab, Allen, "Picture for Children"; Harper, Wilhel"Moro Story-Hour Favorites" Olcott, F. J. t "Story-Telling Ballads" Wade, Mrs. M. H., "Trail Blazers" Barnes, James, "The Son of Light Horso Harry"; Hnrtman, Gertrude, "These United States and How They Came to Be." ^H^-^P*^B^^ FAREWELL PARTY Rag Gulch Filled With Water First Time for Decade Price, Seven Book mina, Feb. 7.—A farewell party was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Welkal on the Whlt- tier lease, In honor of Mrs. Welkal's sister, Mrs. H. Mitchell, of Oil City, Pa., who has been spending the winter months In California. The evening was spent playing bridge. Those present were Judge and Mrs. J. R. Anderson nnd family, Mr. and "Mrs. Bert Welkal, Doctor Lydla and TSdward Johnson; Mrs. J. Mulr; J. C. Barber, Leslie Darling, and the host and hostess, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Wel- kal and their daughter Olive, who is 'making the trip east with her aunt. RICHGROVE, Feb. 7.—For th« tint time In the past 10 yeari, nag Quloh, which ruhs across landa south of the townsite, has been full of water the past week. This year It IB from natural causes, the fall of rain and anew In the foothills being sufficient to fill the dry bed of the gulch. It U spreading over grain lands on Iti courie and will add very materially to the crop raised on such lands. In 1925 the gulch overflowed when the Qulnn dam back In the hills broke and let a large accu* mutation of water through. Considerable damage was done to vineyards and other farms in its course. For a time farmers considered leaving their homes. ,lt overflowed again In 1927 following a cloudburst in the hilts. The warm sunshiny days during the past week have caused the water In the gufch to recede, con* sldernbly, and there are no fears that any damage will be done at this time. What the rapid melt- Ing of the snow In the spring will do remains to be seen. Aid Society Meets at Brethren Chulch McFARLAND, Feb. 7.—Mrs. M. Alva Long presided at an all-day meeting of the Ladles' Aid held Thursday at the Church of tho Brethren. A covered dish luncheon was served at noon. After luncheon a short business meeting was held and later Mrs. B. C. Shlck led In the devotional hour. The subject wa« "Faith," followed by a song. A poem, "A Calendar," by Mrs. Shlck; a talk on fatth by Mrs. J. S. Richards; a reading, "Home," Mrs. Ed Baker; a poem, "You're Not Hard Up," Ethel Moomaw, completed the program. The rest of the. day was spent on welfare garments and Individual hand work. Thoste attending wero Mesdames B. C. Shlck, Susie Frantz, C. R. * Moomaw, J. S. Richards, T. vV. Davis, George Hosteller, Frank Lehman, Albert Lehman, Andrew BHrUeiistaff, Simmons, Miss Martha * Ethel Mnomaw. Alva Long, Baker, Airs. Shlck and The New Deal QUESTIONS YOU MAY ASK family, in good health, buy may not have use for same Q. Why should I and interment property when for many years? . -si A. Because you have no way of telling when the facilities may be urgently needed; you will he prepared. Your financial status may change. You have the choice of location and the inducement of present low prices. Easy monthly payments over long terms are arranged so that no great financial outlay is necessary as would be required in the emergency of sudden need. Q. Why should I spend the money now when I can he using it for many years for other purposes? A. Because the purchase will give consideration and protection to yourself and family. When you have paid the full amount of the purchase price agreed upon, the total amount will thereafter earn you 6% INTEREST, payable QUARTERLY for 20 YEARS or until the space purchased has been used for entombment or inurnment, or surrendered and exchanged within 20 years from date of payment of purchase price, for the amount, (jf the purchase price to be applied on any other properties, merchandise, and/or services then being offered for sale by the Bakers- fleld Memorial Park, Inc., at prices then being quoted to other persons therefor. LET'S TALK IT OVER GIVE US A LITTLE OF YOUR TIME IN EXCHANGE FOR A LITTLE OP OUR TIME —WRITE OR TELEPHONE 5032 FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS WHILE THIS MESSAGE IS FRESH IN YOUR MIND. LEARN ALL OF THE REASONS why you should take advantage of this most unusual opportunity, then start your purchase with a small down payment and pay the balance as you would add to a savings account at a regular time each month. NO INTEREST FOR YOU TO PAY— YOUR. COMPLETED PURCHASE WILL EARN YOU INTEREST PAYABLE QUARTERLY FOR 20 YEARS TITLE CONVEYED BY DEED —EXEMPT FROM ALL TAXATION—ALWAYS WORTH THE PURCHASE PRICE Wide Distribution of Ownership Is Earnestly Desired A $60 Purchase as Welcome aa one for $10,000.00 Before Sorrow Comes Consult Our Advisory Department. Phone 5032 or 340 WE INVITE CRITICISM i Bakersfield Memorial Park, A LlmlUd Corporation AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $400,000.00 "Dedicated to the Higheit Fulfillment of the Memorial Ideal" MALCOLM BROCK President GEORGE B. CROME Vice-President LOUIS BANDUCCI Vice-President J. K. McALPINE Managing Director Ca. W. ROBINSON Director L. S. ROBINSON Secretary-Treasurer AMERIGO PIERUCCI, Director Identified With the Community Mausoleum Member of the Interment Aisocfatlon of California SPONSORED BY NEARLY TWO HUNDRED LOCAL MEN AND WOMEN— LEADING CITIZENS OF BAKERSFIELD AND KERN COUNTY • Exclusive Service Representative J.K. McAlpine Land & Development Co., Ltd. Main Office—Community Mausoleum Phone 5032 COMM EW •_*J «« »*«*« **' ^ E PARTY SPLENDID TALENT DISPLAYED KBRNVILLB, Feb. 7.—Mr. and* Mrs. W. S. James were the honorees nt a surprise party glvon them at the Woman's Club hall In Weldon Saturday night, The affair was sponsored by the Woman's Club and more than 100 guests were present. Friends throughout tho South Fork wero In attendance ns were those from Kern- vllle, KR3, Hnvllah and as far away as inyokern. The evening was devoted to general pleasures, the principal one being a revival of old-time dances. A midnight lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. James, native of this section, were for many years in the cattle business, recently disposing of their herds. They have obtained agricultural property In the San Joaquln valley, near Bakersfield, whero they propose to make their future home. MOUNTAIN VIEW MOUNTAIN VIEW, Feb. 7.—Saturday evening -guests in the R. W. Burgess home were Messrs. and Mea- dames U. S. Ponton, M. E. Ponton, J. L. Burgesa and daughter, Helen Ruth, E. L. Burgess and son Lloyd and A. F. Ponton. Dorothy Jean Seeger was a Saturday night guest of Beverly Kino. Mr. nnd Mrs. Everett Thornburg nnd daughter Patsy were all-day guests Sunday of the E. L. Burgess family, • Mnrtha McGraw was a week-end guest In the M. A. Heck home. Frederick Connwny accompanied a group of the Arvin Christian Endeavor young people on a week-end snow party. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Gribble and Mrs. McPherson motored south for tho week-end. William Buerkle made H short business trip to Los Angelcg. Mrs. E. E. Buerkle accompanied him and visited relatives in LOUR: Beach. Mrs. Gene Thornton of Taft was a week-end guest In the E. G. Buerkle home. A meeting of the Ladles' Aid Society will be held Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. L. C. Huckeba. All women of the community are cordially invited to nttend. Mrs. Helen DeVaney and son Harry of liiLkcrsfleld wens- Sunday guests in the Sanely Wilson home. Miss Helen Butla of Bakersfleld spent the weekend In the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Ranton. BY P. T. A. PLAYERS AT MOJAVE M OJAVB, .Feb. 7.—The generous applause of the audience was the compliment needed to assure the casts, In the three playlets given under the auspices of tho Parent Teacher Association last Friday night, of their success. The auditorium of the schoolhouse was well filled. Extra chairs were loaned by the Odd Fellows. Tho casts In their entirety were splendid. Outstanding was the comedy work of Mesdamea Henri Chenard, Mabel Tripp and A. H. Hoffman. Rspeclnl note was token of tho wonderful speaking Voices of Mrs. Ruby Rogers nnd Miss Helen McBrldo. Misses Llnnea Qenrlch and Toll RIc- cominl were very graceful and charm- Ing in their parts, while T^orraine Teftgue mado a clover Httlo Ingenue. Hazel McRoberts was enjoying her part BO much she laughed In sympathy with the audience. Mrs. Willlam Harder as the society matron and Miss Delmn "Wilson as the business woman were dignified nnd gracious In their parts. Mearl Craig as the sophisticated lover and William Helm, the socially bored but finally nonplussed husband, were very good. All did Justice to the directing of Mrs. W. O. Davis. Much time was spent on scenic effects and Mesdnmes Ellen Planch, and W. O. Davis and E. H. Kelly contributed to this. Mrs. Mflfirl Craig was the pianist and accompanist for Misses Anna Mario Wllkerson and j Ardls Money of Los Angeles, students of tho Glrard Academy of Dancing. Other bctween-act entertainers wero Miss Gall Genrtch of Mojave, accordion soloist; Lew Barney read tho poem of tho "unknown poet," who proved to bo Stephen Hardln, Jr. A Httlo local color was Introduced Into tho entertainment when Joe Armas, Joe Largus and Crescendo Paez, a musical trio, played Mexican and Spanish melodies. ! Tho electrical work for tho scenic ' effects wero In charge of David Snum and Rill Harder. Stage hands were Roy Cartler, Howard Teaguo and BUI Davis. MlsH Gladys Hodges and Bob Gantt were prompters. Mrs. I. Blum, president of the P. T. A., thanked tho public for thfilr patronage and especially Mrs. Mao Griffin, proprietor of the Beauty Shoppe here, who loaned practically nil her beauty Appliances for stage scenery. WASCO, Feb. 7.—Many guests accepted invitations of the Wasco Eastern Star and Starlight Circle at tho luncheon Saturday when tho members rntcvtalned for the Eastern .Star Ladles of tho community who aro not affiliated with tho Wawco Chapter. Tho luncheon was served at tables whero tho valentine motif prevailed. A program of music was glvon by Mrs. Jnmes Huhharrt who plnyod piano selections. Bridge was played with prizes being awarded to Mrs. John Vrha nnd J. L. FIdlor. MrH. W, H. Peck, president of the Starlight Circle, assisted by Mrs. Milton Lnhr an chairman of the decorating conunlttop, and other members, prepared and norve'd the luncheon. Mrs. Lohr presided as toastmlHtrosa at tho luncheon and Introduced the members and guests. h Mrs. Frank Stuart Honored at Shower SHAFTER ENDEAVOR ARVIN TEHACHAPI RICHGROVE RICHGROVE, Feb. 7.—Miss Dorthea Ferguson has returned to Exeter, after a week-end visit here with Mrs. Sarah O. "Wheeler. • Charles Rleck who Is convalescing In the Delano Hospital from a recent major operation, was able to sit up on Thursday for the first time. He expects to soon be able to return to his home here. Mrs. George Norwood and Mrs. Sarah O. Wheeler teachers In tho local school attended a meeting of Tulare county teachers, held In Porterville on Friday afternoon. Charles Thomas has returned to Snfllllng after several days spent here looking after his farming interests. He Is seeding a large acreage to grain this season. ' Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dunkon and their son Glen of Woodlake have returned home after a two-day visit with Mrs. Dunken's aunt, Mrs. Joseph Topper and family. Georce She!ton of Porterville visited friends and relatives in tho district Saturday morning. He Is convalescing slowly from a recent severe attack of pneumonia. Mesdames Joseph Dunken of Woodlake, William Topper, Lon Shelton and Joe Topper motored to Portervllle on Frldftv afternoon and were guests of Mrs. Garfleld Harrison and famll ~ ~ — — _ _ __ __ __ ^^_ _ ARVIN, Feb. 7.—Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Burnett and daughter, Grace Lee, have returned to their home In Los Angeles. They wore called here by tho death of Mrs. Burnett's father, W. W. Walker. Misses Dorothy Portmnn, Evelyn, Marjorlo and Herman R^xroth attended the Christian Endeavor pr«» rally for the county convention, at Panama Friday nlpht. Mrs. Susan Ray has b^en confinod to her home on account of Illness. Mrs. Carl Rexroth Is substituting for her at the- Arvin School. Business callers at the W. P. Nance home Friday were John Bowcn and Helen Mooro of Marlcopa. Arvin residents attending: the orpran recital nt the First Baptist Church Friday night were Mr. and MrH. Will Spurlock, Mr. nnd Mrs. Claronce Yaussy. Mr. and Mrs. Ottn Yausay. Mr. and Mrs. A R. Brand, Miss Mario Brand, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yaussy, Loren nnd Helen Yaussy and Mildred Mitchell. A slight improvement has been re- portf»ri in the condition of Miss Myrtls Knuitrr, who Is ill In Pnsndcmi. Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Knncc have returned home from Fresno where they have been for the past ten days. Friends of Mr. nnd Mrs. J. D. Turk^r and family extend their sympathy to them In the loss of their father and grandfather, W. W. Wnlker. Mr. nnd Mrs. Ouln Stuart nnd son, Richard, were dfnnr-r puosts nt tho home of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Znchel&z of Baltersfleld, on Sunday. TEHACHAPI, Feb. 7.—Eugene Hicks returned Friday from a short trip to Angeles. Mr, and Mrs. Ralph McColloch drove to nakernflold Friday. Mr. nnd MrH. Wesley Davis of Independence visited with Mr. and Mrs. George Hurris Friday en route to Cnrplnterla on business. MISH Mario Smith and MrH. Gwln- ned Emory spent the week-end In Berkeley. Mrs. Maud Jenkins, who haa been In a Bakersfield hospital for the ym.xt week with a broken leg, was returned home Friday. The Injured member IH still in a heavy cast and Mrs. Jenkins will be confined to her homo for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Don Young and baby, Mr. and Mr*. R. G. Humphreys, Miss Frances McColloch and Mr. and Mrs. Phil Marx drove to Los Angeles Playground Sunday to spend the day. Mr. nnd MrH. Joe Sola returned on Friday from a few days' trip to Los Angeles. Mr, nnd Mrs. Tom Downs of Arvin visited Saturday night and Sunday with Mrs. Carrlo Downs, Mr. Downs attending the Legion meeting. A St. Valentino card pnrty will be given Thursday evening. February 16, In Legion hall, sponsored by the members nf the choir of St. MnlRchy's Pnthollc Church. Five hundred nnd bunco will bo playpd and the public Is Invited to attend. OILDALE Feb. 7.—Mr. and Mrs. Smith havo mtiirned from a visit to Ventura and JyinK Heach. Miss Hulli Crawford is back to teaching at the Standard School after a few days absence duo to Illness. Mrs. Archie Hughes, Mrs. G. A. Brown and daughter, Doris, nnd Mm. .T. H. .Tones and duuRhter. Mildred, attended the regular meeting of the Haptlat Young- People's Union, nt Delano Friday nlcht. Mr. nnd Mrs. Claude Cantwell and P. R. Crane of Taft, were the Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Russell and family. Mr. and Mrs. A. Vlttum of Riverview are ill at their home. Mrs. A. Borst has been 111 for the past few days. \ DELANO DELANO, Feb. 7.—Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Coddington motored to Bakersfield on Saturday and spent the day there on business nnd pleasure. Mr. Coddington, who Is director of Delano Farm Center, attended (be monthly meeting of the Kern County Farm Bureau. Uernico Warren spent the week-end in PortorvMle as the guest of her sister, Mrs. ISrnefit Gregory. Miss Kuthryn O'Nell motored to Snnta Clara for the week-end to visit with her father, who bn.s been 111. She plans to bring him to Delano to be with her. Mrs. H. L. Culpepper, former well- known local club woman, now of Tipton, w.tfl n recent visitor here In the home of Mrs. Clarence J. Uoupo. Mrs. Fayo Swan nnd two pnns have returned from Montebello, where they were guests of Mrs. Swan's parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Carson Dlxon. Tho Misses Genevieve and Beatrice Hamilton of Bakersfleld spent the week-end hero visiting with their parents, Mr. nnd M"rs. J. K. Hamilton. PRINT Smart Girls Are Doing It in * Buttercup Frocks uttercup"—better Frocks tiny tots and young misses—you'll adore her—your girl-—the more, when you see how sweet she looks in these lovely Frocks. Charming prints in broadcloth, foulard and dimity — flowers, stripes, plaids and check designs. Cute puff sleeves, collars of same material or .white pique. Sizes 2 to 6, 7 to 14. Others at $1.95 Let us show you these Buttercup Frocks and also some of -the new Spring Fashions in Girls' Dresses and Coats—come tomorrow. Brock's—Fashion Floor it, A m, Demonstration Mary MacDonald Products We shall have a special representative in the store Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 9, 10 and 11 —Phone now for appointment and learn about these healthful Avocado Beauty Preparations—call 101. T— 1*7? ••;/. ' *. •«?/• V* -f-fl C! KtkN COUNT YJ PROGHl J HVf HOW -BAKER/FIEID BUY AMERICAN NO, Feb. 7. — Mosilnmes Joseph Trull and WllUtrd Kennedy wero joint hostesses on Friday afternoon nt an Informal pnrty when Mrs. Frank Stuart wan complimented with a shower. Mrs. Stimrt will be re- memberer! AH Mtss Ileno Trull. Sho was completely surprised. After the Inspection of the many lovely gifts, several contests were enjoyed. Mrs. William B. Smith and Mrs. Philip Maer/'kft carried off tho pri/.es for tho contests. Refreshments wero served. Decorations wero carried out In n Valentine motif. The Mat of Invited guests included MesdAmen Foster Doty, A. L. Smith, Leslie Adams, William C. Eddy, Will I. Allen, T. J. Khects, E. G. Walker, Wed Gil, William Stuart, Krnest Hurol, Philip Mnerzke, Frnnk Porry, William J3. Smith, Frank Sinks, Ray Moothnrt, John O. Shine, tho honoree, and tho SHAFTER, Feb. 7.—H. R. Duehren made a business trip to Bakersfleld Saturday. Lillian Mottler spent Friday night with Kuthorlno Carter. Joo Kngle, Jr., Murray nnd Dick Artmld drovo to Uakersflold Saturday. Jack ITtteVho has been 111 with influenza, is Improving. Earl Ctomthcr, Glen O. Nny nnd P. L. Arnold drovo to Modesto Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Mlilgley and their daughter, Vranren, will drlvo to •San Frnnctaco February 15 on a business nnd pleasure trip of threo or four days duration. Tho El Toro Club rlrovo to Lebec Sunday to sppnd tho day. They wero accompanied by J*. L. Arnold. Mrs, J. H. Englo suffered a very painful Injury last Thursday «vcnlng when nhe broke a too by Ktrlking It against a plfco of furniture. It IH neccKsary to hnyo tho foot In npllnta but Mrs. Engle Is continuing her work an nn Instructor In tho Klchlnnd School. Tho CoriKres;atlonnl Ladies' AM Society will meet on Thursday of this week at the homo of Mrs. 13. O. Kol- benHtettcr. ami told his WOODY WOODY. Feb. 7.—Mrs. Ethel Bohna nnd children, having spent the past week at thrtlr homo hero, havo now returned to CummlnicR vivtlny, whero Mrs. Bohna IH teacher. Heavy rains In that vicinity were tho cause of cloning Kchfioi for a week. Mrs, JoRoph Werlnger received word Friday of th* death of lu»r brolhnr, Albert Hnberstrnh, In Oakland. Mrs. FranooH Woody and won Wnrd spent Saturday In nukorsfleld attending to business matters. Alice Knecht and children the week-end at their homo here. Mrs. Hazel Waddcll WIIH In Bakersfield Saturday, where Mio took nomo of tho Bloke School children to the clinic*. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Record and family of Granlto wore at tho Knecht run' 1 )) Saturday evening. RIO BRAVO, Feb. 7.— Christian Kn- dcnvor day was celebrated nt. the Ulo Bravo .Society Sunday evening, Dr, Paul C. Brown, flold nerretary for California, H/IVO n talk on the history of Christian TCnrtenvor. He told how the nrwi titan t Ion wns «tnrt.ed by Dr. Franclw E. Clark r»2 yo.ira BRO In the \VllIistim CoMKn.'KMtlonnl Church nt Portland, Maine, and how It hns grown to tho present time. Miss Mni'K.nrvt Meohum fl "What Will You Do With Jesus," Httlo Hobby C lough of Roscdnle ti Bible story and then ho and Mster Jcnn, nnnjf "Pray Your Troubles Away." Tho meeting closed with a ronsroratlon period led by Doctor Brown. Mt«« Mnxlne Moore, president of the local society, took charge of tho meeting. Following thn meeting, n few En- denvornrs mot nt tho W. 13. Wilson home for refreshment*. Those nhar- Ing tho affair wore: Maxtne Moore, Irene Wilson, Irene Mnrtln, Orval f Graves, Mndnlyn Hoxroth, Cecilia Haag, Woodrow Grnvos, Veroll Wilson, Frances Wilson and Doctor Brown. Woman's Club Party Set for Thursday MeFARLAND, Feb. 7.—Members of the MnFnrlnnd Woman's Club are sponsoring n, card party to be given Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at tha Amoricnn Legion clubrooms. Mrs. D. Billings Is chairman of the too. A nominal sum will bo This !s tho third of a serl parties anil brlilgo will bo the diversion. There will bo tables for those who wish to learn to play and a teacher. High score prizes awarded and refreshments commlt- chargcd. of card will will be be served. Those assisting Mrs. BIlHngs on tho committee aro Mrs. \V. J. AVoolverton and Mrs. Claude Richardson. Each When Bought in Pairs (Size 29x4:40-21) I This reduction is effective at once. 4 Prices already low are further reduced on more than 200 styles and sizes of tires, and 150 different tubes—the entire Riverside line. es ak of tires. They are quality products. Our guarantee proves it. We guarantee that every Riverside tire will give satisfactory service ar With prices reduced to the lowest in Riverside history on many sizes, now is the time to replace your worn out tires.

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