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Bakersfield, California
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Wednesday, February 15, 1933
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THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15,1033 SOCI HEAJSREVIEW Miss Borton Gives Summary of "The Fountain"; Next Meet, March 1-1 With 40 members In attmulanoe, tho book section of the local branch of tho American Association of University Women heard :\ discriminating review of Charle.M Morgan's "The Fountain" presented by Mlns Jlarbara Borton at the meeting htld hiflt night. Mrs. George Holnifiulst, 2703 Nineteenth street, wna hostess to the section assisted by Misses Mnrlon Cnr- «on, Miss HeM'jr Klnnciir, Mrs. W. P. Wlnham, nnd Mrs. Joseph K. Smith. Miss Borton rend fxccrrtf" from tho novel to illustrate tht> author's Hfylo ftnd philosophy, nummnrlzcd lh« author's life and Its facts In relation to his work; outlined tho plot, ami Characters. Tho theme "t tho book l» fho search of an individual for th« per- foot self-containment and tho Influence of great love upon thin lileftl. Tho nest meeting will b? held March 14 at tho homo of MTB. A. C. Dlmon. Mrs. Lawrence Wclll, Miss Harriet Buns, ami Mrs. Thomas McManus will be assisting hoNtOHSC*. Mrs. Hnll Montgomery will rovl«w tho book, "The Fantastic City" by Anmlla Neville. The refreshment* served by last night's hostess carried out tho valentine motif. Miss Bonnye Peal, education chairman for tho college women's club, will represent tho club «t the forthcoming educational meeting slated for February 25 at tho Flrnt Congregational church. Pledge* Entertain Members of tho Gamma Kappa Phi sorority were entertained Monday night by iho pledges, tho Mlssos Fao Rumble and Alice Arp and Mrx, Pearl Lane, at tho homo of Miss Duinblo, 000 Nllcs street. All details of appointment for bridge and serving wcro In tho St. Valentine Ulna, with candles, tallies, score pads, flowers, prizes and covers expressing tho chosen motif. Miss Iioulse'Bart- lett won the first prize; Mrs. Kenneth Annlstead, second, and Mrs. Earl Simpson, a special prlzo. An Italian supper was served at midnight. Places wore arranged for: Mesdamos— Oran Sholar Harold Ferguson Karl Simpson Kenneth Arml- stead Misses— Armanda Ulnnc Louis Tedrow Angus Oregor Clolr Marchlno Karl Shaw, Jr.- Jack Ungor Beatrice Emerson Mildred Alvls • • • Delta Theta Tau Meeting At tonight's mooting of tho Delta Thflfa Tnu sorority at tho homo of Miss Allco llebcr, 2406 riunsat avo- iiuc, plans will bo completed for a public curd pnrty In tho Spanish ball-. room March 2. Group Will Read Peer Gynt Tonight A group from tho Community theater Interested In rending plays aloud will meet tonight at tho homo of Mrs. Dwlght L. Clarko, ISO!) Beech ntreot. D. H. Atwood, president of tho ('ommunlty theater, will pre.sUIo as chairman. Ibsen's "Peer Gynt" will l)i: rend. As only tho i>rlnolpal parts have bten assigned, tho other renders will bo appointed from tho group attending. S EXPECTING GUEST Supreme Grand Guardian of World to Visit Here on Mnrch 14 Mrs. Gertrude Benjamin, supreme grand guardian of Job's Daughters of tho World, -will pay a visit to Bftk- crafleld Uethol March 14. Taft and Dolnno bethels will bo Invited. Mm. Monjamln will bo accompanied by Mrs. Tholla Haoholder, of San Francisco, grand guardian of California. Mrs. Paulino Wright of Taft, deputy grand guardian, will pay an official visit February 28; Miss Jessie Lee Ilubbard Is chairman of tho committee In charge of arrangements. Mrs. H. D. Headen, guardian, opened the meeting, and turned the gavel over to MUs Betty Graham honored queen. Past honored queens Miss Jane Jensen and Miss Ivah Fullerton, wore introduced from the sidelines. Announcement was made of a fash- Ion show and card party at the Masonic temple February 24. Miss Doris Walters heads the committee In chargo assisted by Miss Hetty Graham and Mlas Barbara Mangun on general arrangements, Mls» Volda Li Norrls nnd Miss Jean Clault, tickets nnd Miss Blslo Myers, prizes. COUNCIL TO MEET 1/ackawanna Counoll, No. 154, Degree of Pocahontns, will preside over a birthday dinner Thursday evening In tho Moose hall. Tho birthday anniversary of Mrs. Jessie Post and Mrs. Alice McNow will bo Celebrated. The session Is sot for 8 o'clock. A full attendance Is requested by Pocahontas IJertha Fenton. _ FRATERNAL Lavender Club Members of tho Lavender Club will meet at the homo of Mrs. Draco Richardson, 100 N street, Thursday afternoon, with Mrs. Florence Pevey as hostess. Business will be laid aside for tho afternoon, nnd games enjoyed. All members are being asked to come In colonial attire. Members of the W. R. C., who are not club members arcs also being cordially bidden. Paoheoo Division Pacheco Division No. 839, O. I. A. to the B. of L. £)., will meet Thursday at Tjrulds hall at 12:45 o'clock. A social session will be followed by a regular meeting. Mrs. R. A. Dodon- hoff will preside. Commercial Pupils Issue Periodical The second issue of "Profit and Loss," Bakersfield High School commercial department periodical, was distributed to students enrolled In commercial courses today. The publication Is edited by Miss Margaret Shorn nte, assisted by Miss Teresa Bru- ibaker, nnd has as its sponsors Otto Aspergor, O. W. Ulster, and Miss McLean, commercial Instructors. "Buy American" is urged in ono of tho leading articles, written by Miss Olive Brann. Other articles and their authors listed are "Our Commercial Building." by Miss Teresa Brubaker; "Business Communication by Telephone," by Miss Thelma Brunk; "Business College," by Miss Theresa Moon; "Business Education," by Miss Ruth Rodeen; "What Is.Ungllsh?" by Miss Kvelyn Robertson; "Advice to Typing Beginners," by Miss Nina Gadberry; "Neatness In Typing," by Miss Norma Lawrence; and "Commercial English," by Miss Lucllln Wofford. Now Mas Cordelia Gumee cuts down stocking bills... try her easy 2-minute way! me "All my spare cash used to go for stockings. Sometimes I'd get • run, sometime* they'd go at the heel or toe. "One day a saleswoman suggested wash* ing stockings with Lux. 'It saves the etas- ticity of the silk so it stands a lot more strain, gives much better wear,' she said. I took her advice and, actually, my stocking bilk are half what they used to be. Stockings give me twice as good wear." PotM*- fi N ", New York City V^OU, TOO, can avoid needless stocking X runs and holes—save money on stockings. Simply wash stockings in Lux suds each night. Lux saves the elasticity of silk, so it gives instead of breaking under strain. This easy Lux way takes only 2 minutes. Try it tonight—every night! Mr*. R. Hughe* washed 445 piece* with one box of Lux. Lux go*» farther. It U M pure—*o taildl saves MARY LOU GOES SHOPPING SHE is only eight, but, even at this tender age Mary Lou is a daily customer at the neighborhood stores. Perhaps it is a package of crackers, and a pound of coffee at the grocer's. Perhaps it is some tooth paste or toilet soap at the drug store. Discourse Mary Lou doesn't decide on what she is going to buy. Her mother wri,tes a list—this brand of crackers, this brand of coffee, this make of tooth paste, this kind of soap. She knows the prices, and gives Mary Lou just enough money, with an extra penny or two, perhaps, to spend for herself. Buying is just as simple and easy as that because of just one thing—Advertising. Advertising has given all of us a lot to be thankful for. Because of advertising, people in Texas know about and buy Michigan motor cars. People in New Hampshire buy oranges raised in Florida and California. Because of advertising, merchants and manufacturers are forced to improve their products. It has standardized quality. It has increased consumption and thereby lowered costs. It promotes competition and thereby keeps dealers and merchants wide awake to secure for you the most for your money. 10 But best of all it writes "Finis" on the business career of any merchant or manufacturer who attempts to fool the public or give them .less than' -value received. AT P. T. A. BENEFIT Interesting Program Given at Silver Tea; Aid to • Milk Fund Successful both socially and financially, a second annual sliver tea for tho benofit of tho P. T. A. milk fund was attended by 100 guests Tuesday afternoon at the Woman's Club hall. Mrs. J. J. Fagan, chairman, Mrs. Hugh Smith nnd Mrs. F. W. Hort wore enthusiastically complimented for their efforts In behalf of tho affair, as was Mrs. L. C. McLaln, who was responsible for the arrangement of tho tabli. Mrs. McLaln used a valentine scheme, with red nnd white appointments. Mrs. Andrew Hancock, Mrs. J. F. Faber, Mrs. Walker Rankln nnd Mrs. C. R. Wilkes. presided at the tea tables. Two members from each congress unit served. Mrs. AVIlkes presented an address of welcome; other program numbers Included: songs by the junior college boys' quartet comprised of Jim Stranv ler, Jim Stone, Jim Anderson and Bill Robb; contralto solos, "The Leaves and the Wind," "The Year's at tho Spring" and "Break of Day," Mrs. C. J. Patterson; piano solo by Miss Alice Nlckol, presented by her teacher, Mrs, Harry Blnns; tap dunce, Don Rapp; skit by the Bakersfield Council Mother Singers, directed by Mrs. Walter Jaynes; reading, Miss Joelyn Scott; selections by the Emerson School' orchestra; reading, Miss Jean Cook. LOCAL SPEAKERS ANNEX VICTORY To Enter Valley Extempore Contest Friday; Debate Held at Banquet James Logan and Miss Helen Curran of Bakersfield High School, rankod first and second, respectively, In the Kern county extemporaneous speaking contest held here last night auspices of the California. under Inter- Newlyweds Are Guests of Honor at Dinner Party AT RADIO BREAKFAST Just because%he Inadvertently men tloned over his radio breakfast hour program that Taft was the capital of the United States, a party of Bakers field people attempted to arrest Bill Sunday morning while ho was broadcasting at KNX, but found him too wide awake to be served with the Indictment on Sunday. Tho studio was crowded to capacity and nn exceptionally interesting program was enjoyed by over fifty registering- from Kern county. Among those representing Bakersfield'ti protest to Bill Sharpies for calling Taft the capital of the United States, wore Ted Edmonds, Gracn Edmonds, Ralph Twaddell, Helen Twaddell, Frank Lowe. Mrs. Frank Lowe, E. R. Wedge, Eleanor M. Wedge, Pat Edmondson, Bob Wedge. Rita Wedge, Audrey J/ooney, Adolph Chauran and Mary Hothersall. Arvln was represented by tho Thayers and Seats, and In addition to tho distribution of the colored postal folder to those at the KNX studio, considerable publicity was given Kern county's poppy fields, both at the studio and at the Hollywood Plaza hotel, where the party made Its headquarters. • The Arvln representatives presented Mrs. Sharpies with a huge basket of fresh popples. Fair Exhibit Space 80 Per Cent Sold CHICAGO, Feb. 15.—More than 80 per cent of .exhibit space for the Century of Progress Exposition here next summer was sold before 1933 began, It was revealed by officials In charge of the event. They also disclosed that: Sale of exhibit space totals ?5,755,000. Concessionaires have contracted for expenditures of 14,300,000. All primary and secondary buildings are under construction. Cash reserves total |1,400,000, Folks and Facts * * * * * * Bits of Hotel Gossip scholastic Federation, and will represent this district in tho valley championship tournament to be held Friday of next week'in Tularo. The Kern representatives wore selected at a contest held in conjunction with the final debate banquet of the Sierra Forensics conference at Hotel El To- jon, at which it was announced that Bakersflold High had also won first place In the debate series sponsored by tho Sierra group. Mr. Logan was Awarded highest honors on his discussion of "Tho place of current events in training for citizenship." while Miss Curran had as her topic, "The place of literature In character building." Topics Discussed Miss Raydene Green of Taft, who won third place, spoke on the subject of "The values of industrial education In preparing for citizenship." Other contestants were Bob Moon, of Bakersfield, whose topic was "The value of science-study on character and citizenship"; Sam Brandt, Taft, who discussed "The playground as the laboratory of character-training," and Beecher Rlntoul, Taft, who was assigned the topic, "'The values and dangers of debating and forenslcs. After having prepared themselves by study of the general topic, "Evaluation of the present school program with reference to character-building and citizenship," the speakers were given one hour In which to prepare extemporaneous speeches on their special topics. Their work gave evidence of excellent training In the art of effective public speaking. Win Deci«lons Bakersfleld's victory in the Sierra debate series came, as tho result of two decisions, ono over Taft and tho other over McFarland, yesterday aft- errtoon. Though Bakersfield and McFarland were tied In the matter of decisions, each having won six and lost two, the championship plaque was awarded to the Bakersfield sophomore speakers on the basis of speaker ratings. Thesa ratings gave Bakersfleld the desired low score of 64, as against 72 for'McFarland. Tho members of the Bakersflcld squad, coached by W. K. Peterson, are Misses Marie Nichols, Nellie Nicholson, Doris Hancock, Dorothy Doyle, Louis Coffelt and Dorothy Hartawalt; David Goldberg, Jess Jones, Stuart Chenowoth, William Xell. Miss Hancock was accorded highest rating of all the debaters of the conference. Plans for an oratorical contest and an extemporaneous speaking contest to bo staged later by the Sierra organization were announced by J. H. Porterfield, commissioner. At Banquet Visitors from all parts of the county were In attendance at the banquet last evening. Including E. J. Peery, of Shafter; Misses Madeline Thomas, Huberta Hamltn, Fay Tipton, darkle Sharp, Frederick Holverstadt and Arthur Folsom, of Delano; Ernest McInnes, Miss Qeraldlne Lewis, Miss Llllls Sherman, and MUs Bertllle Morris, of Taft; J. H. Porterfield, Oslo Turner, and Misses Ella May Hart, Thelma Moore, Melva Mechan and Katherlne Rlster, of McFarland. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard C. Ely, Mrs. J. W. Logart, Mrs. C. Wachob, Mrs. Lillian Ames, Misses Isabelle Hanawalt, Dorothy Hanawalt, Jane- ngalls, Dorothy Doyle, Beatrice Poe, Julia Stankey, Gertrude Wachob, Marie Nichols, Phyllis Stancllff, Doris Hancock, Kathryn McMahan. Marian Bobbins and Nellie Nicholson, J. W. HcDanlel, Bill Baldwin, Stuart Chenoweth, Jess Jones, William Nelll. David Goldberg and Rea Pyle. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Chamberlain* whoie marriage was solemnized last week at Riverside were guests of honor at • dinner given* by the Missionary Society of First Presbyterian ehureh lait evening. Mr, Chamberlain hat lived In Bakersfleld 42 year*, and le the brother of W. C, Chamberlain of 1013 Nllei street. v The "bridal party" wa« seated at A special table. A wedding march was played as the newlywed* entered and they were greeted with applauee by the 200 gu«*t* attending, who remained to wish them happlne**, Valentin* favor* and color* formed the decorative scheme, The mmlo wa* furnlthed by the Beirdtley Entembl*,- and an appetizing meal wa* arranged by Mr*, W. A. Warburton. School Legislation Will Be Topic; Assemblyman and Senator to Speak School legislation from the viewpoints of both the legislators and the educators will be the Interesting subject of the public meeting being sponsored by the Kern County Principals Club on next Saturday evening. The meeting will take the form of a dinner beginning at 6:30 o'clock at the First Congregational Church. It will be the purpose of the meeting to organize a Kern County Educational Association to maintain the efficiency of the present educational system. Senator James I. Wagy and Assemblyman Rodney E. Turner will speak on tho subjects, "School Legislation in the Senate" and "School Legislation In tho Assembly," respectively. L. B. Chenoweth, city superintendent, will talk on the subject, "Co-operation." J. David Laird, principal of the Hawthorne School, will talk on the Hawthorne School organization. Program Presented; Pick Delegate to Attend Congress In addition to a patriotic address-on Washington and Lincoln by Mrs. Charles W. Evans of Delano, vocal selections were presented by Mrs. A. L. Renfro. accompanied at the piano by Mrs. aeorgo 1. Harris when Bakersfield Chapter, Daughter of the American Revolution, met Tuesday at tlie home of Mrs. Fletcher a. Watson; •* 2324 Truxtun avenue. y 'Mrs. Watson was assisted by Mrs. 8. B. Dillon, Mrs, A, L. Kenfro nncl Mrs. I. A. Kllbourn. A committed was appointed to mark "Real Daughter's" grave, (th* direct descendant of a Revolutionary hero). The committee is comprised of Mrs. Homer Rogers and Mrs. S. I.,. Al» liaugh. Mrs. H. R. Peacock was named as ft delegate to Continental Congress in Washington In April. » Present Flags Mrs. I* 8. Harman nnd Mr«, Mary B, Hampson presented manuals and flags to 30 members of a naturalisa- tion class at superior Court, accord- , Ing to a report by Mrs. Harmun. It was announced also that raisins had been sent to the Hlndman School In the Kentucky Mountains. Mrs. S. If. Albaugh read the president general's message. Mrs. I. EJ. Porter, 2530 San Kmldlo street, has invited members to her home for their next session. She will be assisted by Mrs. Frank Hull, Mrs. Mary Osman and Mrs. S. 13, Uedlnger. Hold Luncheon Announcement was made of a reciprocity luncheon February 21 at the Elks Club, Los Angeles, with Mrs. J. S. Herrlngton of Whlttler and Doctor Nathnnlal W. Stephenson of Scripps College, Claramont, as the speakers and Madame Francis O racy a furnishing special music. AT QOMB08 HOME AMlsted by her mother, Mrs. Nick Qombos and her aunt, Mrs. John Carnakls, Miss Evelyn Combos entertained at a St. Valentine's party recently at her home, 2731 California avenue, Those present were Joyce Simon, Jean Hallstead, Heather Moon, Mary Ann Porter, Jean Porter, Mildred Owens, Margaret Walker, Mildred McCormac, Mildred Donat, , Irene Gombos, Anna Gombos and Mary Combos. COUNCIL TO MEET , Members of the women's council of First Christian church will m*el Thursday In the ladles' parlor of tho church for Installation of officers of the council and four circles. Mrs. • Ivan Upshaw will be the installing officer. A musical program will -follow the rites. « CENTRAL. CIRCLE MEETING Central Circle .of First Baptist church will conduct a business meet- Ing Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the church. Members have been aaked to bring thimbles to work for the "white cross." Mrs. Evelyn He In is chairman of the circle. REPORTED IMPROVING John Hays who has been confined to the Kern General Hospital with illness for the past 10 days is now reported to be improving. He Is now enabled to receive his friends, It is announced. England World SOCIETY TO MEET Members of the Ladles Aid Society of First Congregational Church will meet Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the church. At 3 o'clock members will visit the Goode Dairy on tho Stlne road. Transportation will be furnished. < - *•••» TO SERVE LUNCHEON Ruth Circle of First Christian Church will serve a luncheon Thursday from 11:30 to 1:30 o'clock at the church. Mrs. R. L. Perry heads the kitchen staff and Mrs. W. E. Young, that in the dining room. The proceeds will be used for the building fund. _ * * Local Brevities Jackson J. Skinner, representative of the Paris Beauty Parlor Supply Company, of Los Angeles, is In Bakersfield on business and a guest at Hotel El Tejon. Bankllne Oil Company is represented in Bakersfield today by P. E. Wool- Bey, an official of the concern, who came here on business from Santa Barbara. Bankllne ha» producing property in the Frultvale field. E. E. Wallace, engineer for the state highway department, In Fresno, la In town today on official business, and is headquartered at Hotel El Tejon. Among the guests at Hotel El Tejon today is A. F. Foss, of Los Angeles, an agent of the Richfield Oil Company. L. A. Burtch, agricultural commissioner, Is now convalescent after a light attack of pneumonia, It is reported by attaches at his office. The commissioner is being oared for at Kern General Hospital. Insurance mon registered at Hotel Padre Include Douglas Young, W. F. McLeod and W. C. Morrison of San Francisco, W. G. Cocke of Los Art- gel os, D. Kelder, Pasadena, and Rus sell King, Fresno. Among out-of-state guests at the Padre today are W. S. Callaway of Chicago, and G. H. Thompson and K. S. McKnlght of Seattle, Wash. A. G. Chase of the Alco Flour Company, Los Angeles, is stopping at the Padre. 240 Persons Attend Local Elks Meeting: In a garb reminiscent of the gay '90s, past exalted rulers of Bakersfield Lodge No. «6, B. P. O. E., occupied the chairs last night, and Jess R. Dor- soy was Initiated during a humorous burlesque on the lodge rites. Two hundred and forty members were present. Harry Thomas -was the presiding* officer and I/. E3. Chenoweth made the presentation speech. Nomination of officers will bo continued this month; election will be held in March and Installation in April. SAVES HA1F J. W. Graham, Lebeo General Po- troloum Corporation employe, who was injured in an automobile accident, is recovering rapidly at Bakersfield Emergency Hospital. He received a fractured noso and lost several'tooth in the crash. PHI CHIS TO MEET Members of the, Phi Chi fraternity will hold a meeting tonight at the club rooms. Peter Meiers will preside. Plans will be completed for the party to be held Saturday night for members and guests. Vicks new Antiseptic does everything that any gargle or mouth-wash can and should do—at .ha//"the cost! • • • THI PROOF Is actual use. To furnish this proof, 5 million bottles in a special trial sire were supplied to druggists—below cott. But the demand bM been enormous. If your druggist Is already out, get the regular Id-ounce size ... a 76o value for only 35c. UM It on* week. If you are not delighted with Its quality . . . nnd amazing- economy . . . return unused portion to your 4ruggUt and get your money bftdc. » V VORATONE ANTISEPTIC •Y MAKERS OF VICKS VAPORlW Thursday. Friday Beautiful Permanents! Deep, Lovely Waves With. Tight Ringlet Ends Complete 1 Guaranteed! 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Thousands who take Olive Tablets are never cursed with a "dark brown taste," a bad breath, a dull, listless, "no good" feeling, constipation, torpid liver, bad disposition, pimply face. • Olive Tablets are a purely vegetable compound; known by their olive color. Dr. Edwards spent years among patients afflicted with llvor nnd bowel complaints and Olive Tablets are the immensely effective result. Take nightly for a week. See how much better you feel and look. 15c, 30c, 60c.—Adv. NEW BEAUTY PARLOR Open for Business in HENRY HOUSTON BARBER SHOP Specializing 1 in Natural Permanent Waving Will Not Burn the Hair MRS. JEAN HOMA Operator and Manager Phone 1039 1811 K Street REDUCED PRICES on PLATES Quick Servle* Office Over Klmball A Stone Nineteenth and Chester DR. GOODNIGHT We pay cash for old sold, dental gold and silver. Get useful dollar* for your old scraps of pr»- clous metals. WICKERS, I AM 00. Nineteenth at "Eye"

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