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:u«-.' 1 I *-*-'--_ -T-lj ' - ' ' ' '\P ' .,.',' 1 , . ' •"' • ' «" - -• I. ' I ^ ' » A , . • . • , . * - ' ' • H . ' ' '. t *"''*• J 1 - "c ;S-- -.-•••* < ' -fc This section contains editorials, latest local news* world sports, a thrilling doily serial and news of general Interest M Classified Advertising columns of The Bnkmfield Californlnn closo promptly at 10:30 o'clock every morning. Phone 7-7031* ..'L * ''•>' CITY SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 1942 PAGES 13 TO 22 i t! U. S. Army Air Corps Photo INSIDE AN AIRPLANE—This maze of controls nnd gadgets would stymie the layman but to these aircraft mechanics at Minter Field it's an open book. These men have been thoroughly instructed in all phases of aviation mechanical work and can spot even the most minute discrepancy in this complicated mechanism. Plane is a Vultee BT-13-A basic trainer. ANN • f i Experienced Mechanics, Radio Men May Sign at Field for Immediate Training * i the first lime since war began, experienced mcchati- ics and radio men may enlist directly at Minter Field for on-the-job training in the United States Army Air Forces. Captain G. L. Boyer, recruit-* ing officer at the field, said today that his office is looking for men experienced in the use of hand tools, able to -step right into technical jobs at the field and "capable of becoming noncommissioned officer specialists." found acceptable will be enlisted at the field, sent to an army reception center where they will stay about one week while being clothed and "processed" then returned to Minter Field. Or, if the recruit prefers, the recruiting office, will recommend that he be sent to his choice of one of four other California fields. These ore Mather Field, Stockton Field, the basic flying school at Merced, and tho bombardier school at Vlctorvllle. The men who come back to Minter Field will receive three weeks of basic military training, then go right to work "on the line" maintaining and repairing airplanes, engines, instruments, machine guns and radio equipment. Captain Boyer pointed out that the new procedure enables a qualified mechanic of radio man to pick his branch of the service and serve his country with his civilian acquired skill, meanwhile advancing in rank quickly, "One doesn't have to sign up in advance when he comes to the re- ^^^^•-M-^^«».^»^^^^*^^»^ m*—m-M ^ - - ^ ^^^^•^•^•^^•^•^•^^•^•"^•^•••^••'•^•••'•^•WftJ*™ LABOR cruiting office, 1 ' Captain Boyer said, "In fact, you can't sign up until you have proven your ability as a civilian specialist. Men-accepted will be advanced in rank as soon as they have demonstrated their capabilities. It's strictly on a competitive basis/' Basic qualifications for enlistment are that the applicant be a citizen of the United States between the ages of 18 and 44, inclusive, be able to pass the ar.ny physical examination for field service, and be able to pass a test to determine his occupational skill. The accepted applicants will receive on-the-job training as aircraft mechanics, aircraft armorers, aircraft welders, aircraft metalworkers, aircraft radio mechanics and aircraft radio operators, ac• cording to their civilian backgrounds. It was pointed out that one should be able to qualify for enlistment if he is an experienced worker at any of the following trades: Aircraft mechanic, appliance serviceman, armorer or gunsmith, automobile mechanic, bench assembler, bicycle repairman, electrician, farm mechanic, instrument maker or repairmen, jeweler, locksmith, maintenance mechanic, radio mechanic or operator—including competent amateurs, sheet metal worker, telegrapher, watchmaker or clockmaker and repairman, welder. Senator Demands Probe of n Petrillo Recording Order W ASHINGTON, Aug. 27. OP)—Senator Clark (D-Idaho) today demanded a Senate investigation of James G. Petrillq's recent order forbidding members of his American Federation of Musicians to play for recordings and transcriptions. He drafted a resolution directing the interstate commerce committee to determine the effect of the public morale of the union president's ban against membe'rs making recordings and transcriptions for use by radio stations and in coin-operated phonographs. The resolution said that the Chicago union leader's ultimatum, is-. sued July 25, would deprive "millions of radio listeners from hearing musical records, Jeopardize the national morale" and imperil the existence of "hundreds of small radio stations unable to afford station orchestras." It added that Petrillo refused a request from Elmer Davis, director of the Office of War Information, for a withdrawal of the ban; Clark's resolution said an earlier Knight Heads OCD Alien Permit Plan tr . '. Approved by the United States Office of Civilian Defense, Chief of Police Robert Knight has been «amed alien permit officer for Bak- -ersfiold, Claude Peavy, Bakersfield defense co-ordinator, announced today.- Chief. Knight will Issue alien travel permits and will be in charge of all enemy aliens within the city limifs. He can be consulted dally ft'om 10 a. m. to 12 noon and from tc,,4 p. m. - ".-.' ACTOR SUES FOR DIVORCE LOS ANGELES, Au ff . 27. W)— Actor Dick PiirceU, married less than 4 six months, wants a divorce from Ethellnd Terry, former Ziegfeld Follies girl. He sued yesterday, charging cruelty.\ They were " In X*aa Vegas, March 3* A * order ».»y Fetrillo preventing the broadcasting by radio of the annual festival of high school musicians from Interlochen, Mich., deprived these students "of their freedom to make known their musical talents," and impeded their "education program." It added the justice department found such actions of a serious enough nature "to warrant suit in Federal Court against" Petrillo and the union for alleged violation of the Sherman anti-trust law. Tho committee would, under terms of the resolution, Inquire Into "restraints of trade" involved as well as into "financial arrangements and demands therefor with respect to profits, salaries, bonuses, or other honorariums, which have been arranged fbr, accepted or demanded by individuals or organizations affecting the manufacture and production of, or playing for, musical records and transcriptions and the control of music and music production in tho United States. LIBERTY SHIPS NAMED FOR LABOR PIONEERS •- WASHINGTON, Aug. 27. <UR> Six liberty ships to be launched on Labor Day will be named for pioneer labor organizers, the maritime commission announced today. They will be named for Samuel Qompers, American Federation of Labor founder and A. F. L. president for 35 years; Andrew Furuseth, for many years president of the International Seamen's Union; Peter J. McGuire, first secretary of the A. F, L. and originator of Labor Day; James Duncan, former'presi- dent of the Granite Cutters International Association of America; John Mitchell, president of the United Mine Workers from 1899 until his death in 1919, an.d John W. Brown, once active In several unions and an organizer of the marine and shipbuilding workers. The ships wlll.be launched at Wilmington and Richmond, Calif.; Portland, Ore., and Baltimore,. Aid, DEFENSE FUNDS USD DM Receipts of Salvage Drive, Rebekahs Swell Coffers for Service Recreation County United Service Organizations officials today received $135.28 from the Kern County Defense Council as initial proceeds from sale of scrap metal, it was reported today. Adding ?8.90 to the fund for recreation of servicemen was Bakers- Although the ..USCrrtlrive ia officially Closed, "contributions still may be Wade at the club headquarters, Elks building, Seventeenth street, BakersfJeld. List of donors to the campaign, as released today by USO officials, is as follows: Bakorsfield Rebekah Lodge No. 47: Emm Payne, ?2 ; Sam Chorn, $1; L. A. Galloway, 75c; Mrs. P. Plielps, 50c; Essie Murray, 50c; Beulah O. Blair, 50c; Georgia M. Francisco, 50c; Mable Galloway, 50c; Betty Holmes, 50c ; Lentis Prlestcr, 50c; Myrtle Rodeen, BOc; Emily M. Roy, 25c; Louise Burnham, 2fic; Mrs. J. D. Stewart, 25c; Evelyn McCullough, 25c; Marie Brown, 15c. Total, $8.90. Individuals: Mrs. W. J, Stevenson, $1. Kern , county defense council (proceeds from initial scrap metal drive, $135.28. Today's total—*145.tB. GKAXD TOTAL—918,302.53. b n Constables r Palmlund Wins Seventh Township Position 0 . A. PALMLUND waa re-elected constable of the Seventh township (Taft) at Tuesday's primary election, polling a total of 1729 votes to 1312 for Harold McMichaels, his only opponent. This was the only contest in West Side offices. Taft Justice of the Peace Harry W. Beatty, running unopposed, received a large complimentary vote. At Maricopa, J. R. Anderson was re-elected Justice of the peace and Cora Bowen, constable. Both were unopposed. At Fellows, W. C. Fairey, running unopposed, was re-elected justice of the peace and Harry Waggoner was re-elected constable, defeating two candidates. Bill Hendricks and Joe 'Erwin. A pelorua, used by the Navy, is a device which fits over the surface of compass to enable the operator to take bearings on distant objects. It has split hair sights, has been in use for many years . . . and costs approximately |123. These instruments are essential equipment to every American ship which comes out of the shipyards. With the scores of ships now being completed each month, we need many of these instruments. Your purchase of War Bonds and Stamps will help pay for them. Invest at least ten percent of your income every payday in these interest bear* ing Government securities. $10,000 Award List Complete on Kern Fair F Cattle Breeders Add Money for Prize Stock OMPLETION of the list of $10,000 cash and prizes other awards was made today by officials of Kern County Livestock Show which will open next Tuesday at the fairgrounds under the sponsorship of the Fifteenth District Agricultural Association. Best nll-around livestock showman will receive the Safeway r Stores permanent trophy. One winner in each class, Future Farmers, and 4-FI Club, will be selected and a trophy given to each. Henry A. Brandt will award through the Fifteenth District Agricultural Association ?50 for the winners of the Junior division stock- judging contest with Future Farmers and 4-H Club members participating. First prize will bring $25, second prize will bring $15, and third 110. / A plaque will be awarded by the livestock show management to each of the three best Kern county exhibitors in all divisions. In addition to these awards, the American Hereford Association lias offered to increase premiums paid on breeding stock on notification from the Fifteenth District Agricultural Association, which in this instance will amount to 25 per cent in the open division only. r The Angus Cattle Association will make the same donation in the amount of 10 per cent on breeding and fat classes and the Shorthorn Cattle Association will make the same donation to the amount of 15 per cent on breeding classes only. These are in addition to the $10,000 premiums to be awarded the winners In the various classes. A total of $3245 is offered in the beef cattie division, which is expected to draw the largest number of entries, Hereford cattle prizes alone total $1140 in the open division, $720 In the Kern county division. Dairy cattle prizes total $1345 and sheep winners will receive a total of $1699, according to Robert L, Shrcve, division chief. Prizes in the breeding swine department total $886 and in the horse division $1400 in cash awaits the winners. The following people are visitors in Bakersfield* today: MR. AND MRS. S. R. TALCOTT and family, Oakland. Vacationing. Hotel El Tejon. RALPH G. HAMMER, Fresno. Harry Coffee. Business. Hotel Padre. LOIS BOHNSTEDT, Everett, Wash. Vacationing. Southern hotel. MARJOR1E SAVAGE, 3006 Thirty- eighth avenue, southwest, Seattle, Wash. Visiting. Motel Inn. R. C. MORTON and family, Bristol, Tenn. Vacationing. California Motor hotel. ROSAMOND CLARK of Fresno. Business. Travelers' Motel. LIEUTENANT AND MRS. H. E. STARK, Albuquerque. N. M. Army business. Colonial Motor hotel. State Taxes Show 10 PerCent Gain WASHINGTON, Aug. 27. UPt— The census bureau said today tnat the 48 states collected nearly $5,000,000,000 in taxes In the fiscal year which ended June 30—an estimated 10 per cent increase over the preceding year. The biggest gains were G7 per cent in corporation income taxes, 22 per cent In tobacco taxes, 20 par cent in unemployment Insurance levies, 14.5 per cent in individual incometaxes, 13 per cent In alcoholic beverage per cent in individual income taxes, Gasoline and other automotive taxea were about even, for the country as a whole, with the previous year. Collections of chain store taxes declined 33 per cent, general property levies dropped 14 per cent, death and gift taxes decreased 6 per cent. Pursuit Plane Lost in Colorado Desert ASSEMBLYMAN '.'-•X'.vl" 1 » i v-' ;'''.\iy" .• -:-' > » • ^ft • '.i .. • ,.-,, • A •••;-.•.:- ,- '• : \'> • .'. • "*-" **-'• •-I I * • * ft. • L^BL •.,'-, •. ;y'?' -.-"•;'>' • • '• J I L I • J BBjIBJ ^ft ! ^*" '; yl.-;. I.X.i;"'. d v".< i; :<•/•' ' :: >-!- •*•"'".": ;-? : '^ J , . - - •• -• ".'.'... i ••.• .-., .•-•. •. • v -,'*- 'T , L . . ' .•.• . .•'-..- •.'! • j & • > - • :. . -v;:•--:- .'• -.J .' . .' .1 -A .V I •VX^::' ^vx::] ,' '.' ' -.', . • ' '. r . .' ' . • f. v _ .- m .. - .-.'-• -.'••.• • • ft • b • I b J r • L ' jBrb'L B *-f 1 ^•,^VV;/:::A' • • I ftl I n-_ • n * • • _ • I • • • J b ^ I' • • • I I • • i • ri n 1 Lrift i t L _ * j b _ •:••:' *:••.•>:-:•••.•: -vV L n t. I v b h L !••• - • Iv ^ v^ 1 •-••.-- . -. \ I'l '.-.'' " 1*1 I b I ASSEMBLY RACE WINNER Thomas Werdel today showed a final hurst of jrtrength to win .both Democratic and Republican party nominations for assemblyman. Werdel Wins In Assembly 4 Takes Both Races in Nip-Tuck Vote j ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ AS ELECTION workers •fl. completed tabulation of Kern county ballots, today, vote indicated that Thomas Werdel, registered Republican, had taken both tickets for the Thirty- ninth district Assembly seat. Featured in yesterday's incomplete returns was possibility that Werdel and C. L. Tomerlin, registered Democrat, had canceled the entire Assembly ballot by eliminating each other. In order to stand for election in November a candidate must win his own party primary vote. His success In cross-filing is useful only as an indication oC strength when the vote is close. Yesterday It appeared that'Werdel, a Republican, had captured the Democratic nomination, while Tomerlin. a Democrat, had taken the Republican ballot. 1108 ABSENTEE BALLOTS Latest compiled figures, however, glve ; AVerdel a lead on both slates. Kern's 1108 absentee ballots, not yet •'counted, may throw the vote off again, but officials predicted absentee votes would follow the established trend. Following is unofficial final table of the count in the most tangled of Kern*s political races: REPUBLICAN Tomerlin '. 31G9 Werdel 381!4 DEMOCRATIC Tomerlin 3025 Werdel 3272 Abel 3147 The young Bakersfield attorney, who will go to Sacramento as Thirty-ninth district assemblyman unopposed in the general election in November, polled a total of 7096 votes. i Mr. Tomerlin polled C194 votes on both Republican and Democratic tickets. Only slightly more than one-third of the 61,133 registered voters in Kern county turned out for the election Tuesday, it was estimated. Figures show that some 7000 of the 17,000 registered Republicans went to the polls and only 14,000 of the 41,000 registered Democrats. In the race for the state board of equalization in Kern county, Gordon Garland, speaker of the Assembly, was well ahead of Incumbent Ivan Sperbeck, on the Democratic ticket. Mr. Garland received 7156 votes, and Mr. Sperbeck polled 5979, giving a 1177-vote margin for Mr. Garland, which was expected to'have a strong effect on the entire Second district race. Other races were still undecided by complete returns as the official canvass of ballots was scheduled to begin at 1 p. m. today; Members of the Board of Supervisors, in accordance with state election laws, will conduct the official canvass, which County Clerk R. J. Veon said would probably be com* pleted by Saturday. Official returns of the election will be available then. ii CAMP YOUNG, Aug. 27. W)—A score of United States Army planes searched the Colorado desert in California and Arizona today for a missing (P-39) pursuit ship, piloted by First Lieutenant Rudolph E, Neubauer, 21, Win field, 111., and missing since Tuesday noon. The plane, equipped with two-way radio, has not bee^i heard from since it took off from a bombardment group, airfield, Ground parties were dispatched from Blythe and Colonel Richard H. Lee, commanding the bombardment group, enlisted the aid of radio stations In Los Angeles, Phoenix, Yuma, Tucson and Kingman. Ariz., to broadcast descriptions of the craft to residents of the sparsely settled desert area. * ^Ml»4W*>^>A^>«P*>l^>«>^VP>V>lV>V^V>1M.**>l>^.^*>K^.^ TWO ARMY CADETS KILLED HEMBT. Calif., Aug. 27. UP)—A midair crash of training planes killed two army aviation cadets here yesterday. The dead are Joseph C. Moaner, 19, West Chester street, Walla Walla, Wash,, and Charles N. Roddy, 745 Fakbunkfl avenue, Cincinnati* • I* . • rvi W ITH Tito Califoriilnn'8.final tabulation of voting for the Second district supervisor's post showing Incumbent C. \V. Hnrty in the lead with 2723 votes and Attorney Wiley C. Dorrta second with 2000 votes, a runoff rote lit the November general election was assured since neither received the necessary majority to win the race. Fred Niglibert polled 735 votes, while Lester N. Thompson received 297. In the Third district race, unofficial returns gave Ralph Lav in, incumbent, a wide margin over the combined total of his four oppo- nents, Jay A. Ifiiunnn, Rev If. IWc- Kec, rl. If. Thornher and Gordon Wooden, thus assuring his re-election In the primary. Supervisor Lnvln today issued the ^following statement: "I wish to thank the citizens of the Third district for their support In my behalf and to convey to each and every onu of you that 1 am very grateful for the trust that you have so generously placed In me. 1 will continue in the future nft In the past to do my tost for the development of the Third district and the county of Kern. (Signet!) "RALPH LAVIN." Turner Loses in Both Parties' Contests IN INJU Five Hurt When Santa Fe Streamliner Runs Onto Siding, Collides With Cars Absentee Ballots Not Expected to Change Result ^"•' T HE Californian's unofficial complete tabulation today gave Attorney Jesse R. Dorsey of Bakersflclcl both Republican and Democratic nominations for Kern county's state Senate scat. The long-time Bakersfleld resident, and former district attorney polled 6364 Democratic voles to tnkc the Democratic nomination from his opponent, Rodney L. Turner of Delano, who drew 0121 Democrat votes. Mr. Dorset's margin of victory was 243 votes. Mr. F IVE persons were In the hospital today as the result of a collision yesterday afternoon when a Santa Fe streamliner ran through an open switch and plowed into three pull- man coaches parked on a side-track in front of the freight office. The crack Santa Fe passenger train had just left the station on its northern run when It reached the switch which shunted it off the main line on to the side-track where the coaches were standing. Two of the accident victims were pullman porters, Including James Smith, who received a possible skull injury, and Odell Mailing, who re- Former Argentine Head Brazil Chief BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 27. <UR>— Former Argentine President Augustin P. Justo's enrollment as an honorary general in the Brazilian army created a sensation today. Justo Is expected to be a candidate for the presidency in 1943, campaigning on a strong stand for the United Nations. The Incumbent administration of President Ramon S. Castillo enforces strict neutrality. Informed circles interpreted Justo's offer to serve Brazil as a direct challenge to a speech Castillo made on July G at an army-navy banquet. "The warmongers of Argentina are fro** to BO to the war fronts where they ran help fight the true enemifH of the democracies Instead pf iiHftloHsly agitating here," Castillo said then. Strip Teaser" Held in Psychiatric Ward NEW YORK, Aug. 27. <UR>— Without benefits of footlights, a young man went Into a strip tease In a crowded restaurant. The young man slipped out of his jacket, shirt, pants and so on with such startling speed he outstripped— so to speak—the best burlesque time, garment for garment. Then he walked to the counter and ordered his dinner. The restaurant promptly served him two detectives. At Bellevue's psychiatric division today he said ' he wag James Barnes, 24. F OLLOWING arc complete unofficial tabulations on contested offices in Kern county as compiled by The California!!. STATE SENATE Democratic Dorsey 6364 Turner ^ 6121 Republican Dorsey , ....3999 Turner 3794 (Mr. Dorsey's margin on the Democratic ballot was 243 votes, while his lead on the .Republican ticket was slightly less at 205 votes.) ASSEMBLYMAN ' Republican Tomerlin 3169 Werdel 3824 Democratic Abel „ .3147 Tomerlin 3025 Werdel 3272 BOARD OF EQUALIZATION Democratic Garland 7156 Sperbeck 5979 GOVERNOR Democratic Olson 7788 Warren 9019 Republican Warren * ....8108 Soldier Confesses Murdering Widow ceived lacerations about the head and chest, and may lose the eight of one eye. Both tho men are residents of Memphis, Tenn. Pnsqual Rocha, 70, of 82 Tularo street, Bakcrsfleld, Is ettll unconscious and suffering from shock. PosKlble back injuries were received by Winifred Jones, 30, of 1207 Chamberlain , avenua, Bakersfield, and Eunice Ut&l, 2725 Twenty- first street, Sacramento. The five victims are being treated at San Joaquln Hospital. Also injured waa W. A. Howell, pioneer BakcrsfieUI resident, who suffered a fracture of the shoulder in the accident* ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^__^_^^^^_^_^^^^^^^^^^^_^^^^^^^_^^^^_^^^^^^^^^^^^^_^^___.^^^^^^^^^^^_^^^__ ^^^^^^^^^••^^•^^^^^•^^^^^^•^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^••W^^"^^^^^^" Constable Needs 196 Votes to Win W ITH only two precinct* left to bo counted, Leonard E. Gid- rthiKH, incumbent constable of the Third township, today needed but 196 votes to be re-elected in tho primaries. With 79 out of'81 precincts reporting, tho following is how the candidates stand: Giddhifts : 3492 Jackson 1555 Hepshor 1746 Majors 387 ! Worker Hurt in Fall From Tank * A FALL from a 1*0-foot oil tank brought painful leg; injuries to John Margis of tho Francis Construction Company working In tho Fellows area, yesterday and lie is receiving treatment at Taft Community Hospital. Midway to the Kround, Margis hit a sharp steel projection, which tore hlK right knee anil ankle, but broke the fall so that no other injuries were suffered. WOODBURY, N. J., Aug. 27. A 22-year-old private awaited trial on a murder charge today after Prosecutor Charles C. Cotton said ho admitted the rape-slaying of Mrs, Emma Evans, 39, Camden widow, following a quarrel in a lover's lane near the National Park Military Reservation.. The confession, according to the prosecutor, -was signed by Private Wilborn Rogers of Los Angeles in the presence of an army chaplain and his superior officer, Captain E. C. Rogerson. Mrs. Evans' nude, battered body was found in a weed-choked lane on August 14 near the army post where Rogers was stationed. Her torn dress lay nearby. Prosecutor Cotton Raid Rogers confessed the killing "to clear my own conscience and save the good n»mo of the army and -my fellow soldiers." Now Jersey law requires that Rogers be tried on a murder trial regardless of his reported confession. No date has been set. Order Sect Head to Leave Britain -.H LONDON, Aug. 27. <U.P.>—A. T>. Schroeder, who camo to Great Britain in 1937 and built the Jehovah's Witnesses into an organization of 17,000 members was ordered deported to the United Stales today. Schroeder, 37. wan ordered to leave Britain several weeks ago and when he refused,-the ministry of labor ordered him to do full-time fanning at Maid stone. He refused to work, however, saying it would "violate his Christian conscience/' and today's deportation order by Herbert Morrison, home minister, resulted. More than 400 Jehovah's Witnesses are in prison because they disobeyed orders of conscientious objector's tribunals. U. S. Army Planes JESS R. DORSEY Wins Senate Nomination Dorsey won ftt)09 votes on the Republican ticket to bent Mr. Turner's .'i70'l Republican votes by a margin of 205. ; E. C. EmmoiiH of Tuft, Demo* cm tie candidate, was left fur behind by tho two major contender* who fought a close battle in both party primaries. Observers pointed out that final results of the election, bould be upset by the approximately 1100 absent voters' ballots which will not be counted until tho official vote canvass IB completed. : Mr. Dorsey, a registered Republican, croHB-filcd on the Democratic ticket to defeat his opponent, who retired from the state Assembly to run for the sermtorship. Assemblyman Turner, a registered Democrat, also ran on both parties. Mr. Dorsey's name thus will appear on the November 3 ballot unopposed. Rodney Turner issued the following statement today: "I desire to thank tho many voters who supported me In the contest for state senator. I congratulate Mr, Dorsey and wtoh him a pleasant sojourn in Sacramento during the next fe>y years." , New Officer i Wasco Constable Loses Race, 563 lo 503 H ^^^^^^^^^^ ^^ ^^^^^^^^_ j W AL.TRR PARKS, incumbent constable of the Ninth district, lost to Lee Tribble In the primary elections held. Tuesday, it was reported today after tabulation of the vote. Mr. Tribble, \vho will now be responsible for law enforcement In the \Vasco area, won 563 votes; Mr. Parks received 503. ., ,,L.i»l '>,.". • •• .••M» !!•».•. i"j -JT •• — ,- - • a-j „ i i in i — -f7, Six Killed in India Strike Burma Base I Fire Demonstration CHUNGKING. Aug. 27. UP) United States Army planes raided the Japanese base at Lashto, Burma, yesterday, shooting down two enemy fighter planes and probably destroying two more, . Lioutenant-General Joseph W. Stllwell's headquarters announced today. All the American pianos returned sal'oly, tho announcement uuid. Beardsley School Expects Student Enrollment Drop BOMBAY, Aug. 27. OP)—Six persons were killed today when troops fired on a crowd of demonstrators attempting to set fire to private property. AH reports of disorders continued to filter In. tho government of Bihar province In northeast India directed that Hpeclal courts be set up to speed tho trial of those charged with criminal offenses. T?XPECTING an enrollment of more than 800, a slight decrease as compared to peak registration of 900 last year, Beardsley School will open Tuesday, September 8 f with four new teachera, it was announced today from the office of L»awrence Jacobfton, district superintendent. Opening procedure went forward today with the office Btaff supplying information to parents and new students. A faculty meeting, when Mr. Jacobson will welcome new and veteran teachers and explain school procedure, IH scheduled for Saturday morning, September C, at 0 o'clock at the Bchool. Attention of parenta of kindergarten students la called to the new ruling regarding entrance of these pupils, Mr. Jacobson said. Aa there Is no midterm promotion for kindergartens, all pupils, 4 yearn and 6 months of age, or over, must register as students at tlie opening of the semester, as no new students will be admitted in. the spring. The ruling, which applies only to kindergarten and first grade students, Is designed to eliminate midterm promotions In future years. WU students V B residing in the Pierce Koail district and west will attend morning session; all others will attend in the afternoon. Beardsley board of education, Charles SSuercher, Hoy Fraysler and William Heyart, meets twice monthly and will meet the latter part of September, Buses will follow their regular schedule on the opening clay, and school will be in session for a full day, Superintendent Jacobson Haiti. Lunch will be nerved at noon for a charge of 10 cents. Parents are asked to accompany children enrolling in kindergarten to receive information on DUB schedules and registration, and 19 that they may take them home following: registration. No permits will be given to children, living in th? Beardaley district to attend, a school in another district, Mr. Jacobson pointed put. "If, however,' 1 the'superintendent said, "the student moves into the Beardsley district durfhff the school year he. will be allowed to attend the school in which he had previously enrolled. 11 35 INDIANS KILLED BOMBAY, Aug. 27. <UR)—A British communique said today that U5 Indians were killed August 19 at Patna and in the S ha 1m bud district of Bihar province when police opened fire on disorderly throngs attempting to damage a railway track and highways. q Union Cemetery NON-PROFIT CORPORATION PERPETUAL CARE View Its Lovely Landsca Gardl st£ Grounds * . . * lowers «i ^ ¥ ***Vt~'i*l - l >-wr 1 ^ i and Gemlikc Lakes -'. .' '-.-• ' ' See Our Monumental DIspIar Near the Office r Phone 7*7185 i . ^ •. .*

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