THE BAKERSF1ELD CALIFORNIAN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 28. 1936 Marine Union's Secretary Arrested on Murder Count (United Prctt O AKLAND, Aug. 28.—Karl King, secretary of tho Marino Association of San Francisco, was arrested and charged with murder today In connection with tho slaying last March of doorgo Alberts, chief engineer of the freighter Lobos, aboard ship. A. At. Murphy, King's assistant, wns arrested and hold for Investigation by officers on tho allegation ho and King employed another man to kill Alberts. Alberts died in his stateroom shortly before the ship was to Have weighed anchors March 22. Ho was stabbed several times. At the same time, District Attorney Earl Warren said ho had received word from Brownsville, Texas, Lcatcd Wire) that authorities there had arrestcf a man Identified as George Wallace. Warren said he believed Wallace had been hired to kill Alberts. 1C, II, Ramsey, a member of the marine association, was arrested In San Francisco and held for investigation in the case. Warren charged Ramsey had assisted In the asserted plot by "spotting" Alberts aboard the ship for the actual slayer. King vigorously denied any knowledge of the crime. "The whole thing is ridiculous," ho said. "I had no part to play In the charges against mo. I do not believe Alberts was murdered by any member of our union. I want to enter a general denial." 4771 LIQUOR STORE Ci*nrjf. LIQUOR 1325 NINETEENTH STREET U. S. BONDED 18.YR.-OLD WHISKIES t< • Femoia T.« Kettle. • B.ll. .f Aaderton. * •Old Quaker. •Choice. PINT 1.59 $2,95 filLBEY'S IRISH WHISKEY $ » yee.r« old (Imported), per FIFTH . 12.61 AlMfdMH knptd 100% Settch $ Over • year* eld. per FIFTH T9e KEYSTONE RYE WHISKY 93 Proof—Pint , 48 S2.25 8-Yoar-Old Bonded Whiskey $1.59 Aik for "Real Quill" Bottled io Bond. PINT. . J. $1.75 WHdwood Straight Whiskey $1.41 Rye or Bourbon, 16 monthiold—QUART /////' CALIFORNIA WINES* NF.W STUBBIE STRATFORD DRY GIN, GALLON (DUtilled) 90 proof—Refular $4.00—Specie! $369 OLD QUAKER 18 Mi. Old WHISKEY Ryo or Bourbon—TRY IT! Full PINT CLUE BELL DISTILLED DRY GIH OB Selo for the week-end—PINT 39 LA BOHITA FAMOUS TABLE WIRES BURGUNDY mt SAUTERNE <tnm Nip* V»ll«» GALLON CREMO Canned Beer Three for 24c Per Case $1.89 ICE COLD (from ._.__.._ Mvennorr Vnllej) GALLON CREMO Bottled Beer Per Bottle Case 5c CIGARS MENLO MILD CI6ARS No Uncr bom or «ip<ailv« Itbtli— kel GOOD IO»MM. PraMtllu at PLUS DEPOSIT I \ r\r 'Ol ?!L of SO TAMPA PRIDE Havana Filled CIGARS Hutf Meet, »«. I lor lit S2.45 R«(- 9< Show Boat. Bugl.r, Hippie, Kit., Boll Durham, Duk«« Mixture, Buffalo, Golden Grain, Old North State or Stud— 5 for 20C PIPES • FILT-O-CORK ..94^ • DR. GRABOW 89<" • FRANK MEDICO 98** •YELLOW BOLE. 94* • MILANO 97^ • KAYWOODIE 93.29 • PETERSON IMPORT. ED IRISH PIPES: !f.w i if 11 or Prices 3uJ>/cct jo Shite W£ RfSFRVF RiuHT 7OI/MJ? Q, Roosevelt Meets Drought Farmers (Continued From rage One) to receive the. finding's of tho great plains drought committee. Facts, figures and recommendations calling for tho projection of a long-range drought prevention program through state nnd federal cooperation wero laid out before him. Inferrntlnlly, Mr. Roosevelt assured (he Daliolaiis thnl (hero was no Intention of the government (o move them (o other parts. He said: President's Statement "T had a hunch, and It was a right one, that when I got out hero I would find that you people had your chins up; that you are not looking forward to tho day when this country would bo depopulated, but that you and your children expect to remain here." "I have learned a great deal today and I am going to learn more In tho next few days. I get a picture which reassures mo as to tho future of tho so-called great plains'drought area—reassurance of tho fact that tho federal government can and must and will go ahead— not only the federal government but the state government rind tho local government—go ahead with winning out through a system of careful, long-range planning." Tho presidential special on which the Chief Executive has been holding his drought conferences, pulled out of Blsmark for Jamestown. Meanwhile, observers commented on tho Intimate approach to tho drought problem adopted by the President when he motored to the weather- beaten homos of two agriculturists about' 20 miles from Blsmark yesterday. Talks to Farmers He asked tho first farmer, J. J. Boehmo about his acreage, crops, water supply and cattle. Leaning from the tonneau of an open car, Mr. Roosevelt, his face streaked with dust from tho road, queried: "What about your crop prospects this year?" Tho red-faced Boehme, who referred to him as "President" Instead of tho customary "Mr. Roosevelt," replied In a strong German accent: "Everything burned up, I haven't harvested a thing." As ho answered the questions his four young children .stood about gazing awe-stricken at tho visitor. From Boehme's place, Mr. Roosevelt visited tho more loquacious Mike Helman, who received him In tho farm yard surrounded not only by his wife and children, but a collection of turkeys, chickens, two dogs and a calf. Busy Schedule Mr. Roosevelt's schedule calls for him to be In Pierre, S. D., tomorrow for another drought conference. He will spend Saturday night and part of Sunday In Rapid City, S. D. From Rapid City he will go to Salt Lake City, where on Tuesday he will attend funeral services for Secretary of War George Dern." After four hours there ho will move eastward to resume tho drought discussions. As tho result of ( the last-minute change in plans he now is expected to meet with Governor Landon and other state executives at Des Molnes September 3 Instead of September 1, as originally arranged. «• » Single Tax Ousted by High Tribunal (Continued From Page One) that the amendment If'adopted would cut heavily into school revenues. Two years ago the sponsors of the amendment failed to get sufficient signatures on their petitions to qualify tho plan. This year they obtained more signatures but their legality was questioned. A spokesman for tho Sales Tax Repeal Association, In commenting on the decision, said: "It was a victory for the forces of reaction represented by the real estate board and chambers of com merce backed by the State Board of Equalization." Will Keep Up Fight The association announced It would prepare a similar proposal for presentation to tho electorate two years hence. One attorney, arguing tho case against the amendment, said: "Tho single tax measure will throw a burden directly on tho lit tlo fellow, particularly on farmers owning land but little personal prop, erty. Hell have to pay on his acres of land while corporations owning huge buildings on small tracts of land will pay far less." Me said that most of tho persons who signed the petition for tho amendment "knew only that they were signing something to repeal the sales tax." Tho proposal would not only have repealed all sales taxes passed since January, 1033, but would have prohibited such taxes In tho future. DICTATORSHIP IS PLAN OF SPANISH RIGHTISTS (Oonllnuct Ft forces Into position to withstand tho onslaught. Rebel'* .Jubilant Jubilantly, the Burgos government announced restoration of communication with tho rest of tho world. Officials hero charged they hud beon cut off by France and England but hud re-entabll«he<l cable service by agreement with German communications agencies to accept messages from VIgo. Oilier Steps Other steps In tho program of General Mola and Commander-ln- Chief Francisco Franco Included: Suppression of the right to strike and "lockouts" by employers. Creation of a political council to act as adviser to tho military dictatorship. Annulment of tho Socialist government's extensive agrarian reforms (parceling of land among peasants). Restitution of nil confiscated property (churched, educational Institutions, factories and estates seized by the Madrid government. Suppression of loyalist Inbor organizations to bo replaced by Fascist bodies. Punishment Hlnmeil The Burgos Junta asserted It had decided to punish provinces refusing to join In tho revolt by "wiping them off tho map." If the revolution Is successful, tho ancient klndom of Navarro, which sent thousands of troops to •nm rage Onr) the rebel cause, would be given an out lot to the sea through Gulpuzcoa province on tho bay of Biscay. H Is there that relioln are battling for pofmesslon of Irun and Han Sebastian. Kpnil-autiinoinous Cain Ionia would disappear under robel plans anil bo- como a part of Arngun. Asturlns, whom hard-flghttntf miners canned the Fimclms much trouble, would bo split Into now administrative districts Possession of sonports by the Inland provinces siding with tho rebels would glvo them Increased tax revenue. Franco Aroused Tho Fasclsta junta sent a formal protest to tho French foreign office ngalnst "tho Inconceivable Immorality of sacking the Bank of Spain." Tho protest demanded that Franco refuse to receive gold RhlpmentH from the Madrid government. (Madrid has shipped gold In largo quantities to Franco since tho revolt broke out, presumably Intended for the purchase of arms and munitions If the French government could bo prevailed upon to permit their sale.) Tho first step In Hotting up an army dictatorship If they are BUC- cosoful In capturing Madrid, the Fascists said, will bo "cleansing" of all public offices and Immediate trial of all loyalist government leaders. Tho loyalist press will bo suppressed, they asserted, and then will como the plebiscite on tho monarchy. $719,046 Highway Work in Nine Counties Awarded (United rrcn Leased Wire) CACRAMENTO, Aug. 28. —Contracts totaling $719,046.20 highway Improvements In nine counties wero awarded today by Earl Leo Kelly, state director of public works. Details of the contracts follow: Hujmboldt and Trinity counties— gra'dlng .0 of a mile and constructing three timber bridges on State Routo 35 between Fortuna and Douglas City; awarded to A. T. Howo & Son, Santa Rosa, $G4,33D.2i). On State Routo 20, about .7 of mile to be graded and existing timber bridges removed east of Blue Lake and at Gray Creek; Hel- wlg Construction Company, Sebastopol, $22,160. Lasson county—grading and surfacing 6.6 miles of Red Bluff-Susan- vllle lateral between Westwood and Coppervale; Union Paving Company, San Francisco, $102,635. Shasta county—grading and surfacing about 1.8 miles on State Routes 3 and 28, between Sulphur Creek and Boulder Creek hill and at Sulphur Creek hill; Guy F. Atkinson Company, San Francisco, $103,728. Glenn county—grading and surfacing 2.8 miles of Pacific highway, west side, batween.-Orland and northerly boundary and reinforced concrete girder bridge to Be constructed; N. M. Ball Sons & Larsen Brothers, Berkeley, $103,870.50. Solano county—Between westerly boundary and Cordelia and between county hospital ,and Falrfleld, 3.7 miles of Pacific highway, West Side, to bo graded and surfaced; A. G. Ralsch, San Francisco, $62,080.30. Santa. Cruz county—Constructing steel and concrete bridge across Rodeo gulch on State Route DC, East of Santa Cruz city limits; A. Soda & Son, Oakland, $24,384.55. Bridges to bo constructed across Fall creek and San Lorenzo river at points approximately 8 and 14 miles, respectively, north of Santa Cruz on Big Basin lateral; W. J. Tobln, Oakland, $22,053. Santa Barbara county — Armor coating to be applied to 4.6 miles of existing pavement on routes 148 and 56 between point east of Guadalupo and Santa Maria river; L. A. Brlsco Arroyo Grande, $11,950. Mono county—Grading and surfacing 7.6 miles of East-of-the-Slerra highway between Conway summit and one mile north of Bodlo road Isbell Construction Company, Reno Nevada, $221,855.60. •• » » League of Nations Under Discussion (Continued From Page One) would servo only to weaken tho present system. Future Trends Three possible future trends In the Pacific are open If confidence li collective security cannot be estab llshed, he said. They are Japanese political dominance, a far eastern balance of power, or a Pacific re glonal organization. The Japanese and Russian dele gates engaged In a sharp contro versy when tho former asked if I wero not a fact that Russians In eastern Russia alone exceeded the numerical strength of tho entire Japanese army. Both the Japanese and tho Soviets Insisted tho size of their armies re suited purely from defensive re quirements and that they both wort continuing to pursue peaceful poll cles and expected to continue to do so. AWFUL STOMACH BLOAT AND GAS DISAPPEAR AS LADY TAKES VAN-TAGE BUY ALL CAR NEEDS ON TIME TERMS TIRtS . J7<PrRWttK BATTERIES . SU PER WEEK BRAKE HELIHE 8U PER WEEK CAR RADIO tl 10 PER WEEK Johnson's FirisUnt AuU Supply and S«r»ic« SUus, Inc. Cktittr at Twenty-fourth Strut Pken* 4010 "I Suffered From Sluggish Kidney Pains and Heartburn for4 Years," Testifies Well-known California Lady. "Now the Terrible Pains Are a Thing of the Past- Thanks to Van-Tage!" Testimonials from all over this vicinity are being received every day In a flood of mall addressed to VANTAGE headquarters at Bukersfleld Thla new "Mixture of Nature's Uerbs and other Scientific Medicaments" ha/t created a veritable sensation here for the quick relief It has given locul sufferers from xlutr- Blah Stomach. Liver, Kidneys and BowelB. You probably know Homo of tho people who have gratefully given Van-Tago tholr testimonial!). Tim original signed copies of thcKO letters of emJoi-Ecment are on fllo at the Van-Tago officeH and may be seen by anybody at any tlmo. What greater proof eun you aak than this evidence of benefit given to men and women you know? Head every word of this remarkable tt-stlinon- Manhunt on for \ Missing Judge From I'ayf Ont) et said. "Then ho told mo, 'In one more year I'll ho legally dead, t lopo I can Htlck It out'." Missing fl Years ,Slx yours ago- -on August 6, I9SO — tho heavy, red-faced JiulK" walked ut of a night club In uptown '.New York, Ntcppcd Into a tnxlcnb, told u chorus girl good night. Hliu-n then no word of liln whereabouts has wen heard. Fifteen newspaper men worn worried mainly about tho prospnct of a ong, dusty and extremely hot walk :icross CO miles of burning desert. Ncwsrecl Men Along NcwHi-ecl men Joined reporters here last night, haullnft equipment over the rough roml from Julian, Calif. Tho Ntrange caravan — as weird a "manhunt" as southern California has Been — was collected from Los Angeles and Han Diego. Blaeklet, who has trekked over tho parched, rugged country east of hero for nearly tlireo decades and knows every canyon and watcrholo within 200 miles of thin tiny outpost. Is noted for previous "lips" ho ban given Los Angoles and San Diego police. SIX \VI5KKS' HUN CLARF.MONT, Aug. 28. (A. P.)— Tho Mexico n playera' "Quo Bonlto Mexico" completes a six weeks' run at Padua Hills theater tomorrow. Sun Kong H*rb Co. CONSULTATIONS FREE Wonderful herbs for ailments of kidneys, liver, ete. Especially effective for all kinds of venereal diseases. Herbs offer Immediate relief. 2230 K Street, corner Twenty-third lul: Years of Agony With Kidneys and Stomach Mro. Emma Baylor, 245 llov.-anl street, Fresno, Is very widely known In that community, an<] her statement about Van-Tttg-c should convince many sufferers who huvo been thinking- "Vnii-Tuso I» Just mi- other patent medicine." Head this remarkable statement from Mrs. Say lor: ."For over 4 years I have suffered agony with inactive kidneys. I had to get up 0 or 7 times every night. My food seemed to sour on my stomach, and I suffered conttnuallv from heartburn. I wim «o bloated and full of e»H that at times I thought I would burnt. Kate and Sleeps Normally First Time in Years "This awful getting up at nights broke Into my sleep, and the next day I was all worn out and tired. A friend of inlno, Mrs. Shriver, told "I was up and down all night long—until | used VAN-TACK," writes Mrs. Knima Baylor, prominent Fresno lady. me about Van-Tage and what wonderful rcBults Hho had gotten from talcing It. Ho I started, and I nm Kind I did! Now I can slonp all night and feel so good and full of pep during tho day. My food tastes good now, and that awful sourness Is gone. I am Kind to en- dorsu Van-Tagn tu others becaime It hus certainly don<; wutidem for me." 21 Natural Herbs j —at New Low Price I VAX-TAUE contains SO Scientific j Medicaments — Including tho "1 : OHKAT XATUHAL IIERBH! 30 I Great Ingredients. Somo of thu j Herbs sweep right through the bow- i elB—cleansing away the decayed I waste that poisons you; some flush j the kidneys—gently, soothingly; and I Btill. others stimulate tho vital «n- c-retlons of the stomach and liver— dispelling the painful gas and bloat VI MILLION UOTTLKS of this formula have been sold! Duo Io ongrmouH sales, the prlun Is eur- lirlslnely low. For only a few TPHIH a (lay you can get your supply of Van-Tage from tho Uuxtorii Drug Sloru, tin- Owl, or any other leading drug store In Bakersfleld, Tuft or Marlcopa. Ktarl out today on this Now Koud to Uuppincvu! It Pa Ms ID BUY /F001HMTB A patented process providing exclusive advantages makes Pied Piper the safest juvenile shoe - true guardians of foot health. PIED PiP£R - are acluaily stronger, smoother and far more llex- ible to let young feet grow unhampered. Yet they are carefully, correctly designed to insure correct, natural development. And our accurate fitting service adds the final touch to these better shoes. BROCK'S STKMKT KI.OOK SHOES NOTIONS SPECIAL Keg. $1.50 Sidley Girdles Special $1.00 Chair Pads 4 for $1.00 MODESS 50 for 59c BROCK'S MAIN FLOOR IMPORTED VELOURS A hat so Jovcly as one of these will he a thing of beauty and u joy all season! Their soft, silky quality lends itself • beautifully to the mode's new manipulations . . . and the rich depths give a new luxury to fall's deep colors I BROCK'S SECOND FLOOR Al ACCn M * roh * nd '*« bought tomorrow goei on WMIWfcll September bllli, payable In October. FALL Kldskin—Smart and Inexpensive Kidskin Swaggers are very popular this fall, and in this Sale arc so inexpensive ... in gray, brown, bluck. $ 99 75 FASHION FLOOR Other handsome coats in Brock's advance FurSalc includes . . . Trot lours, Strollers and Ssvagfjers in lupin, fitch, ermine, squirrel, caracul, Persian lanili and Jap weasel. JUiy yours on the Hudget Plan. $ 49 50 ,. $ 598 M BROCK'S No Cost Is Too Great If It will create a finer tribute and a more lasting memory of those gone on. But at tho Flickinger-Digier Chapel our iioi-d not .spend morn limn he ran afford -and yet, have 1» beautiful a funeral ;t.s anj. Telephone 97 J J. r. KT.H-KIN<JI.;K KHANK DKJIER | 1227 CHESTKK AVENUK !
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