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THE BAKEKSF1ELL) CALIFOIIN1AN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1936 One-Time Millionaire Is Accused of $048,485 Tax Delinquency rmt Lrafed IHir ) KAN PHANCISrO. AUR. !.'!>.— The United ftntr.i govrmmfnt fllod milt today In thi- HlHtrlot Court agnln*t Kudotph HprookflK, onc-tlmo millionaire KMfftir magnnln, for $648, 4fi[i In •Hoped Income tnx d»lnqu(>nc|pii. Tho suit WIIN filed through I'nltod gluten A Horny II. II. Mcl'lko, who charged Sprrrkpln ha* pnld only |1«0 In Income Uix dcllnquenclm Hliico 1827, Government'* C»»e Jn that year, according to this BOH, Snrcckel* filed a tax return HhowInK no liabilities. loafer th« comml»nloncr of Internal revenue discovered I ho financier owed tin! government $30,(il4. According to the government, he agreed to pny In 1931 but foiled to do no. Interest to (Into on this iium wan put ill $4110. In 1»28 KpwckdN filed H return Hhnwlng liabilities of 12,700,000. On thin he pnld H.fiOO.OOO, which the government charge* was {601,871 short. J^atcr the Internal revenue department found another delinquency of 1100,408 duo on the 1(128 return and added to the total they claimed SprecUels owed the government an Interest charge of $10,674. Time Kxtenilcil • In 1031 HprrckolR naked for and received an extension to September 31 of that year to make up delinquent payments. According to the suit, he gave an bond 24,000 shares 1ft the Spreckels Sugar Company. /.In December of last year Sprockets made one payment of $100. Meanwhile, the government charged, th<s sugar company became bank- iHipt and the assets were sold. Nothing was realized on tho stock held as bond. Sharp Gains Made by U. S. Industries (Continued From Page Ont) •*> ^ , i 000, the host for any similar period since 1830. Prospects Bright ^ While this farm trend wan do- scribed as "characteristic under a drought situation," the department statisticians predicted tho rest of the year would show larger monthly cash incomes than In 1935. This forecast was booed on Indicated "strong consumer demand," and "continuance of heavy livestock marketings," Railroads' Bin; Gain Another sharp advance was reported by tho Association of American' Railroads Operating revenues of 113 lines wero shown to hnvo Increased 27.4 per cent In July as compared with tho same month In ItS6. Total revenues for last month \vere $839,671,961, while In tlio samo period last year the total was 1266,883,197. Increases were reported in the net operating Income In all three .major districts. Tho eastern district reported $32.- C93.164 as compared with $10,860,173 for July last year; soutlKtrn dlatrict, $6,000.654 aa compared with $1,983.122; western district. $22,397,421 as compared with $7,863,413. • »• Gol. Turner Twice Cheats Grim Reaper 1 1' nit ft Prrtt Leaned Wlrt) L.OS ANQ15KES, Aug. 29.— Colonel Ilosco* Turner twice came near crashing his speed plane today In attempt to take-off for New York and the start of the Bendlx race. The 1000-horsepower motor failed each time as Turner's ship roared down the runway nt 100 miles an hour. The uce swung the whip Into rough ground to avoid crashing Into hangers. After two attempts he turned the plane over to mechanics uiul di-hiyej his take-off. Honolulu In Turmoil Over Doris Duke Swimming Pool (I'nltfd I'renn TTONOM.'LU, Aug. 28.—-Doris Duke ! •*••'- Cromwell's plans for n groat lllo| HWlrnmlng pool on Knalnwnl beach,j shattered by a ruling of iho llono-i lulu harbor board, became n major I Issue amoiiR economical-minded lla-j wall residents today ns th« "richest I frlrl In (ho world" anil her wealthy j hnKlmml threatened to cancel con-1 tetnplmed huge Investments, ! U'llllnin I). Cross, nonw>nnl repre- j tentative of .Tnmes ".llmmy" from-1 well, pcnionabln husband of the tolwicco (fires*, said Cromwell hud d«rlrted to give up pl'ins for estnb- llithmont of n Itnwnllnn c-ntnt<> rather Ihnn confnrin lo the ruling of the harbor board. The board prohibited Mrs. Cromwell from building the swimming poo! on tho bench near her $100,000 four-ocri) proposed home slto ho. cause. It Would hnvo been "class discrimination." "Thin question of great wealth being used for private enilH In contrary to the. public good," Ixiuls Cain, chairman of the board, mild. "A permit to build this pool would deprive tho public, of free access to tho beaches, and therefore would be class legislation." The board's ruling provoked sharply contrasted opinions from "big business" In Honolulu. Home condemned tho board's action, pointing out that It might lead to complete withdrawal of the Krfat wealth represented by tho Cromwell Lratrtl Wire) couple which decided lo make IIH permanent residence here after find- Ing the cllnmtn, people nntl freedom fIoin publicity "delightful." others commended the board's fpnrlf'HsnPsf, In the («.<'<! of gre/il wealth. The newly married couple were on a round-the-world honeymoon when they stopped hero. Cross said Cromwell, In a lung distance Iclephono rail from Now York had Instructed him to place the four- acre lot on wali;. Construction of a $600.000 home was to have been started within a few days by tho Hawaiian Contracting Company. It U-IIH believed the silt) will be offered nt a prlcn of about $607,000, Including tnxcH levied iigalnst It during the pnst year. "Mr. Cromwell naturally was very disappointed at tho turn of affairs," Cross salt], "However, be prefers lo abandon tha estate rather limn change his plans to conform with I he harbor board's ruling. Thin will bo a tremendous loss to Hawaii." It was Indicated Cromwell would keep tho property If tho board re.- considers Us decision In Iho matter of the swimming pool. It was believed, however, that ho will not ask the board directly to reverse Its ruling. The swimming pool would have been located on tho whlto Kaaluwal buauh HiiiulM batwoun Diamond Head and Koko Head. Chinese Aviatrix Leads33 Flyers (Anoclntcd Prut Leaied Wire) CLEVELAND, Aug. 29. — Miss Katherlno Sul Fun Cheung, a Chinese girl flyer from Los Angeles, took off at 10:29 a. m. (eastern standard time) today on the first log of the Kulh Chattorton cross country derby scheduled to end at Los Angeles Friday. Thirty-three other pilots Including nine women, lined up and took off at one minute Intervals following Miss Cheung's departure. The first leg of tho flight will end at Cincinnati where tho flyers will havo luncheon. Miss Chatterton in hor monoplano paced the flyers. At a dinner laut night she wished tho pilots "good luck." Two Meet Death in Stockton Crash (United I'reit Lruted Wirr) STOCKTON, Aug. 29.— Two pel- sons were killed and a third Injured seriously today In an automobile accident four miles south of here. Tho dead wero Mrs. Ho r tha Judge, 34; and Lawrence Connolly, 32, both of Stockton. W. J. Smith, SB, Modesto, was not expected to survive his Injurlen. Police reported the automobile In which the three wero riding attempted to puss a truck, Nldeswlpcd It and overturned in the path of « second truck which crashed Into tho wreckage of tho passenger vehicle. Tho trucks wer« driven by Frank' Jardln and Joe Alexander, both of Mantoca. Insane Man Would Assassinate F. D. R. (1,'nited I'reit Leased Wire) ^ABERDEEN, S. D., Aug. 29.--A 70-year-old former insane asylum Inmate who left his homo at Hecla, S. D., after reportedly telling friends, "I'm leaving for Pierre to shoot tho President." was looked In tho county Jail at Aberdeen today, Deputy Sheriff Melvln Nelson refused to reveal the man's name but said he had been sought 48 hours after disappearing from his homo at Hecla, He apparently had no motive, Nelson said. Special officers reported yesterday they had discovered what they bo- llevod to bo another attempt at the President's life In a large stono wedged against a rail over which his train was scheduled to pass. What's this Dog itiinkinq? What'* tkil dog thinking? Can you tcUT Why not try? Kcmcaa- bee, the b«*t uuwcr received will win • full 30 day*' auppljr of KENNEL KING • Juat attack your aniwer to a label from a MB of KENNEL KING (or a factimilc thereof) and aend lo KENNEL KING 631 Eaat Fim Sc, Lea Angelca, California. ENTRy MUST K IN . . . M kef. >c SEPTEMIER Kit. FOOD tk*t* FILLING IS NOT ENOUGH Your dog nccdi Houritkmttit —not "•tuffing." And for perfect health a dog'i digeitive lyttem require* s concentrated food. • You can feed him leu if you feed KENNEL KING, an tnergiiwg food containing meat, bone, cereal* and vtge- ubic* . . , fully inineralued, fully vitsminlicd. IT ISN'T THE BULK IT'S THE &U*c* CALIFORNIA STATE INSffCTEO Black Legion Nest RaidedjJVo Held (United 1'reis Leased Wire) SANTA MONICA. Aug. 29.—Police today broke Into a room on a deserted ocean-front pier and ur- rented two men In what tho officers suspected wan an attempt to organize a "black Legion." Tho suspects, who wero held for questioning, but not booked, aro Geoffrey D. Stuart, 24, and Henry La Hreque. Investigators claimed they overhead conversations In which tho men talked of organizing a "Hlack Legion" and debated "the boat kind of monks aril guns to uso on a Job." Police said they seized a black monk and a national magazine containing a story about tho Detroit "Black Legion." Also, on a sheet of paper In possession of one of the mon was found an oath by which members would swear allegiance. Korean Typhoon TakesJWl Lives (Associated I'rrss Leaned Wire) SEOUL, Korea, Aug. 29.—Three hundred ninety-one persons died, an official announcement said today, In a typhoon which swept the southern Korean 1'onlnfiula. Elghty-nino were missing, 45 wero Injured, and property damage was heavy. Most of tho victims wero drowned In swollen Htreiinm and hundreds of flimsy houses wero blown down or washed away. Communications wero disrupted and It was believed tho casualty lists later would be increased. The disaster was the second within three weeks. A flood In central Korea destroyed almost 7000 homes and more than 500 persons wero reported dead or missing. 4 • • Contracts Not Valid, According to Webb (United Prros Leaned Wire) SAX FRANCISCO, Aug. 29.— State. Attorney-General U. 9. "Webb ruled today against tho validity of contracts made between tho Salinas school board and tho J. C. Pennoy Dry Goods Company because a mem-, her of tho board was an employe of tho Salinas branch of tho store. The ruling was mado at tho request of Anthony Hrar.ll, Monterey county district attorney. JWobb quoted 11 former ruling to the effect that "no member of a school board receiving u salary from or sharing tho profits of a buslneiis concern" may be party to any contract between thw two. 11 Devil's Island Fugitives Arrive GEORGETOWN, British Guiana, Aug. 29.—Eleven exhausted fugitive's from the French penal colony at Cayenne landed today at tho month of the Corentyno river, 120 miles from here. Police gave them sheller, food and clothing at a police station. Following their recovery they will be allowed 4S hours to leave the colony. .H'KY DISAtlKKKS SAX FRANCISCO. Aug. '29. (A P.) After remaining deadlocked for Devon bourn, tho jury In the murder trial of Kmilo Woinaug, 47. was dismissed last night by Superior Judge L. T. .lacks. \Velnaug Is charged with slaying Richard O'Kegan. 3!i, Fort Scott civilian employe, with a Hhotgun hero lust week. Watchful Wailing Policy Is Adopted Toward Potman Law d.'nilfd I'm* l,rni«t<l Wlrr) HAN FHAN'CISCO, Aug. 29.-.California olive packers hnvo decided to ndopt a policy of "watchful waiting" 'n regard to tho Rolilnnon-l'at- man net. It was reported hero today H mernhcrH of tho California Olive Association convened for the concluding day of their annual meeting. Tho sessions were Hpcnt almost entirely In discussing tho now chain sloro bill and Us attendant production control measures with tho consensus being to follow tho law but await Interpretation by tho federal trade conunlslon. In this respect tho Htate association Is following tho example of the National Canner's Association with headquarters In Washington, D. C. Outstanding at both yesterday nnd today's meetings was the nolo of optimism. Outlook for next yoor Is the best in four or five years, pack- cm said. Matters up for consideration today Include plans for stabilization In all branches of tho stato Industry, affecting producers of Sicilian olives, rlpo canned olives, Greek, or all- cured olives, and olive oil. Particular emphasl* will bo paid, It was said, to uniform trade practices In the growing and marketing of Gieok olives. ' 34-OUNCE BABY FIGHTS FOR LIFE (Associated Pro* Leant Wire) S ALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 29.— Doctors dltoloned today they are keeping • doll-aised, 34-ounce biby alive in a hoiplUI Incubator, The child, a girl, w»i born two and * half months prematurely to 19-year-old Mr«. Orbit Pehraon, Hospital attendants gave the child "a fair chance." IN FEDERAL POSTS Dcrn's Death Adds One More to Almost Score of ' Jobs Unfilled (Vniten I'resf Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Aug. 29.—Death of Secretary of War George II. Dern adds a major cabinet post to nearly one score Important governmental vacancies now existing. For the moat pa'.-t, It was believed, President Roosevelt baa determined to leave those positions vacant until after tho November elections — a procedure, dealgneil to eliminate quarrels and scrambles during the campaign over Juicy appointive plums. Hero Is the list of prize vacancies, nil paying salaries of $10,000 a year or more: Secretary of war, ambassador to Soviet Union, undersecretaries of state anil treasury, two federal reserve bank chairmanships and one. federal reserve board member, controller general, budget director, assistant secretaries of nuvy and labor, five members of federal maritime commission, one White House secretaryship, director, bureau of reclamation. Tho Whlto House has given no Indication what policy will bo followed In plugging the gaps in the govern men t ranks. Tlio deficiency has Increased in recent wooks us vacancies havo occurred without new nppolnlrnoiits. Assistant Secretary of War Harry H. Woodrlng was regarded as tho loading possibility to succeed Dern. Woodrlng took over department administrative burdens when Dern became ill. Ho Is a staunch new doal supporter. A former Kansas gov- ornor, Woodrlng is regarded as a key figure in New Deal midwest campaign strategy. The largest accumulation of vacancies oxlsts In tho fiscal division. This Is the post where the New Deal has been faced with recurring resignations since almost tho start of President Roosevelt's term. The most Important is that left by expiration July 15 of John R. Me- Carl's term as controller general. There has boon no Indication who will get this job. U was reportedly being hold open for Gen. Pat Harrison in case of his defeat In tho Mississippi primaries. However. Harrison won easily in tho election this week, removing himself from consideration. Two North Carolina representatives —' Chairman Robert Doughton of tho House Ways and Menus Commit too and Lindsay C. Warren—have been mentioned tut possibilities. IIKI.U AS BANDITS RE1JD1NG, Aug. 29. (U. P.)—Huff Marshall and Harold Faughty, wanted by Medford, Ore., police In connection with a filling station holdup, wero held In county Jail hero today. They wero arrested at a local hotel last night following teletype advices from tho Oregon city. Hoth men denied knowledge of the robbery. i (JKANVU.I.K WINS CLASSIC SARATOGA SPUINCiS, N. Y., Aug. 29. (t'.P.)—Hi-l Air Stud's Granville, champion 3-year-old, won 'ho Saratoga Cup, which was run for the fifty-sixth time on Hie closing duy program at tho Spa today. BFTTER THAN THE LAW REQUIRES KENNEL , KING ' l)0& Fi CAT ^ - FQOLJ ' \\IIKIM-; A\VAV WINS CHICAGO, Aug. -'9. (A. 1>.) — Where Away, owned by Anthony Pelleterl of New Orleans captured the $5000 aildeil Great Western ; handicap at Washington Park to- i day, beating Silent Shot by a length I nnd a half, with Countess Ann third. -- » . » KAK1IAKT ON \VING I.OS ANGKL.HS. Aug. "J9. (U. P.) Amelia Karhart took off shortly be| fore S a. in. for New York to par- tlclpato in the Benilix transcontinental race, next week. She expected to step at Kansas City en route. Fred Ott, Miner, Fired Upon Motorists, Is Found Guilty (Annr.iated I'rens Leaned Wire) SAN BERNARDINO, Aug. 29.—A minor, Fred Ott, accused of celebrating tho Fourth of July by firing on automobiles as they passed along Cushenberry grade, which leads down Into Mojavo desert, was convicted today of assault with a deadly weapon. One of his bullets struck Mrs. Grace Taylor, of Barstow, riding with her husband, C. A. Taylor. The slug shattered a window of their automobile and Inflicted a scalp wound on Mrs. Taylor. Ott testified ho was engaged In target practice with his rifle and did not see tho Taylor Car. Officers testified, however, they had received complaints that Ott and another miner, Boyd Holnlan, wero celebrating the holiday by sniping at passing automobiles. Charges against Holman wero dismissed at a preliminary hearing. At this hearing, Taylor said he saw Ott fire at the Taylor car, but did not see Holman flro. Ott dented ho had beon drinking, but officers testified he was hilarious when arrested. • • » Trotzkyist Purge Planned by Russia (United Press Leased Wire) MOSCOW, Aug. 29.—A Trotzkyist "purge" is under way, centering In the state bank, railroads, publishing houses and among writers, tho press revealed today. Galena Sere Brlakova, wife of Gregory Sokolnikov, was directly accused as a Trotkylst, as well as members of hor salon, including Tarasov-Rodlonov, noted author. Will Ask U. S. Surrender Its Extraterritoriality in Cuba By ALBERT W. WILSON (Associated I'ress Leafed Wire) N EW YORK, Aug. V!9.—The United States and 12 other nations enjoying extraterritorial rights In Egypt will bo asked to give them up In order to complete the tentative Independence to be re-established in that ancient nation. The Anglo • Kgyptlan Treaty, sinned yesterday, Is thn strnngest "declaration of Independence" ever conceived for u nation In modern times. The broad outlines of the scheme were agreed upon when tho writer was In Cairo for tho Associated Press last spring. It Is confirmed authoritatively that the next diplomatic step will be for Britain to persuade the United States and other nations to surrender voluntarily the capitulations they havo enjoyed in Egypt since it was part of Turkey. A. conference for this purpose is the official plan. Abolition of capitulations will mean that the 800 Americans In Egypt plus tho annual winter increase of tourists from here will no longer have the right of being tried only by an American consul for criminal charges. But the mixed tribunals, a special type of court In Kgypt, will continue under the plan already discussed with foreign diplomats. The Anglo-Egyptian treaty, after many years of political bickering and Cutllo negotiation, has arisen chiefly as a British deslro lo pacify at least one part of a troubled world. Italian aggression In Africa, Arab unrest In Palestine, Germany's occupation of tho Khtnelimd uncl other disturbing factors speeded the agreement. All tho Egyptian parties joined In a united front In negotiating with tho British for tho first time. Students who led the rioting In the Cairo streets lust winter went lo the. party leaders and demanded unity. Many of the students got their Ideas of liberty in American colleges In tho near cast. The, strange thing about this pact Is the. fact that Britain did not fear tho Egyptians aH much as outside Influences In the Mediterranean area If sho continued to withhold Independence. The rioting last winter was mild compared with similar disturbances in other countries. Egyptians as a whole arc docllo compared to natives In other parts of }.ho British empire, or tho Nicaraguans and Filipinos with whom American military forces havo dealt. Chance Is Slight for 7-Year Boy (United Press Leased Wire) CHICAGO, Aug. 29.—Seven-year- old Phillip Levitt smiled today while at his bedsido physicians watched fearfully for the first signs of agonizing torture which they say must Inevitably accompany his rare disease—a little known form of blood poisoning. Death and drugs, they said, can be his only release. It was a month ago that the rare streptococcus verldans which attacked him was noticed. Dr. Paul A. Sahlins started his fight against what ho believed was certain death at once, but so far, as he feared, the fight has been in vain. There is a fighting chance, he said, if anyone can be found who has suffered from the disease and recovered. Phillip will be inoculated with tho blood of- that person. Doctor <3ahiins said he had never heard of anyone recovering. • « » WILL SUPPORT LANDON BOSTON, Aug 29. (A. P.)—Republican campaign headquarter!) here today made public a statement by T. Jefferson Coolldgc, former under secretary of the treasury in tho Roosevelt administration, that ho would vote for Governor Alt Landon, Republican presidential nominee. Gianninis Absorb Bank in Ingle wood (Associated rrc.™ Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29.—Chairman A. P. Glannlnl of the Bank of America board announced today that on agreement had boon signed with Bank of Inglewood offlonls, whereby It would bo absorbod into the Bank of America system. It is planned, he said, that the Inglewood bank be consolidated with the Bank of America's Inglewood branch and that both be housed In tho Bank of Inglewood, personnel of the latter being retained, with Its cashier-manager, Ralph P. Lamb, in charge of the merged concern. As of last June 30, tho Bank of Inglewood showed deposits of $1,800, 000 and capital, surplus and profits of $240,000. « « » Two Timber Fires Sweeping Lassen (United 1'rcts Leaned Virr) ALTUKAS, Aug. 29.—Five nun dred men battled flames sweeping through 8,000 acres of plno timber land In the bljr valley mountains of Lassen county today. Another fire of smaller extent endangered BOOO acres of valuable pine on south Adln mountain in Modoc county. A heaVy wind hamp ered tho fire fighters. After Washington Rites Body Will Be Sent to Salt Lake City (Associated Press Leaned Wire) * WASHINGTON,.Aug. 20,—Acconv >anled by a guard of honor, thS jbdy of George Henry Dern, secro- ary of war, was transferred today rom Walter Reed Hospital to Mount 'leasant Congregational Church for uneral services late this afternoon. High ranking officials of tho mil- tary and civil branches of the government gathered at the church to my final honors to tho war secre- ary who died Thursday. Cabinet >fflcers nnd General Malln Craig-, :hlef of staff, were selected to act is pall bearers, Aboard the funeral train to Salt ..ake City will go Mrs. Dern and he family, and a cabinet delegation ncludingr Secretary Roper; Attorney General Cummlngs; Harry H. Wood- 1 ; •Ing, acting secretary of war; A.&' nlral William II. Standley, acting secretary of the navy; and Edward ?. McGrady, acting secretary of abor, They will be accompanied by General Craig. At Salt Lake City on Tuesday, with President Roosevelt In attendance, final rites will be held In the Great Mormon Tabernacle and burlnl will follow with full military nnd Masonic rites In the Mount Ol'ivct reinetcry. Secretary Hull remained in Washington ^it tho special request of President Roosevelt, who delegated him as acting head of the government. President Defends Spending to Save (Continued From rayc One) and MINING y Cleaning Sand Out of Tejon Project Swabbing for eight hours In Re- servo Oil and Gas Company's wildcat, Tejon No. 6 in tho southeast corner of the valley, section 2, 10-19, resulted In mud and water containing about C per cent oil, according to field reports. Operators then went Into tho holo with the tools and found sand up to 4180 foot, or 205 feet above the shoe. At present this Is being cleaned out with a Gavins bailor. Much Interest has boen aroused by tho oil showings cored In tho hole, and many oil men believe that the surmised new field of this region has been located, or nearly located. Total depth Is 4508 feet which has beert plugged up to 4477, and 8%-inch casing had beon set at 4445. Gravity of tho oil has boon estimated to bo 22. Reserve Oil and Gas Company has spout a lot of time and money pros- pectlntr this region, this being tho sixth project, and Its persistence may bo rewarded by a commercial well hero, It is said. If It is found that tho bottom plug has not held, some, time may elapse before the well's capacity is tested. Boilers which supply steam to the rig are fired by gas from the old Hlchlo well nearby which tho company recently redrllled. Al Holloway Is superintendent. I'SKD CAT-O-NINK TAILS I.OS ANGELES, Aug. 29. (A. P.) — Mrs. Lorraine .Mansfield, 2(i, was on probation today for a period of two years as the result of a beating given her 11-yeur-olil son with a cat-o-nlne tails. A liO-day Jail sentence was suspended. • •* PROMINKNT I'NITAKIAN DIES B1LLER1CA. Mass.. Aug. 29 (A. P.>— Mrs, Myrtle Bartlett Walsh, 03. national director of the ('.one nil Alliance of Unitarian Women, died lust night. Coring Deeper in Jerman's Wildcat Failure to pick up oil sand In the formations above tho Etchegoln which contribute, a large part of the oil on tho West Side, has been some- whut of a disappointment to R. W. Jerman and Associates at tholr wild- c-iit, Juster No. 1, 4 miles north of Fellows, section 17, 31-23. However, there are other surmised oil zones lower down nnd operators are proceeding to core ahead. Top of the Ktcheguln was reported at 2885 feet. Depth now is 3550. Italo Petroleum Outpost Spudded in Premier Field ITALO Petroleum Corporation has spudded its outpost, No. 33 on section 16, 28-27, which will undertake to extend Premier field a quarter mile south of American Exploration Company's pumper. Drilling to the oil sand expected at 2800 feet, in being done with a No. 5 unitized draw works in a 122- foot wooden derrick. Success of this venture may pave the way for considerable more drilling by the company as it owns all the land for % mile south. Superintendent K. D. Shchorn is in charge of operations. Desert Town Awakens to Gold Rush Result of Find J UNGO, Nov., Aug. 29.—This desert town already is waking to what former President Herbert Hoover and other mining experts believe may be another gold rush equal to that of Wie fabulous Comstock lodo strike, It was revealed today. Machinery has arrived and preparations are being made for working six claims surrounding the "hill of gold" belonging to George Austin, Jungo storekeeper. The new claims are owned by Austin but"aro under option to R. W. Hanna, San Francisco. , A small camp has been established near Austin headquarters and a small crow of men Is already at work. They nre preparing for largo scale operations. Meanwhile, Austin said he would continue to mlno his claim himself. Wicker Slated to Launch New Test Cy Wicker, superintendent of the B & O Oil Company, states that the company's outpost, Krebs No. 1, is scheduled to spud today on the north edge of Frultvalo field, section 15, 29-27. Oil sand Is expected to bo reached at 3700 feet. l^Itlle, Is known of this portion of the field as tho section to tho south Is owned by Western Gulf OH Company which has drilled no holes along the north edge offsetting this new venture, Frultvalo Oil Company, two locations east, has beon pumping reportedly 30 barrels a day for Homo time. In a redrllled hole. « . » South American Oil Property Acquired (Ataorlated I'rcsn Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Aug. 29.—South American holdings of Socony-Va- cuum Oil Company have beon Increased through a government grant of a concession of approximately :iOO,000 hectares (about 7!iOO acres) In Venezuela, it wan announced today. • The deal Involved roughly $2,000,000 cash, it was revealed. No announcement was made concerning exploration plans. Last May Socony Vacuum, jointly with Texas Corporation, acquired from Gulf OH Corporation tho stock of South American Oil Company, which has large holdings In Columbia. A subsidiary of the latter controls the famous Barco concession in northeastern Columbia, which Is now under development. ««» SHARKS YIELD FACE POWDER SYDNEY, X. S. W., Aug. 29. (U. P.)—Beauties here may soon bo powdering their noses with shark's brains. Face powder Is a recognized byproduct of the shark, being manufactured from u base of dried and powdered brains. using only the small 25-ton mill lie has Installed. Ho continued to deny he had any Intention of selling tho mine, for which he reportedly has been offered as high as $3,500,000. Conservative estimates havo put the value of tho property at $10,000,000. Austin revealed today moro details of the story of his acquisition of the valuable property. J. C. Stagg and Clyde Taylor, young prospectors, mado tho original find but apparently failed to realize tho importance of their discovery. Their backers withdrew the small monthly grubstake they had been allowed anil they wero anxious to soil out. Meanwhile, they had boon trading the llttlo gold they managed to pan out of tho property for food at Austin's store. Austin became Inter osted and mado a visit to tho mlno. Big Ten Producer Pumps 75 Barrels Because no water exists above tho oil sand, no water Bhutoff was at tempted In Big Ten Oil Company's No. 14 In the foothills on tho Wes Side, section 80, 32-23. Tho hole was drilled by cable tools to 1163 foet Only ono string of casing, size 8' inch, with DOO foet of perforations on bottom, wan set. Seventy-flv< barrels of 14 gravity oil la being pumped dally. Tho 8'/i-Inch casing used In this well Is some that the company has had on hand for a long time. This size cannot bo bought today since all manufacturing companies adopt ed the. American Petroleum Institute standard of 8%-lnch about elgh years ago. Bell Corporation Spuds Fitzhugh Encouraged by the success of Its first venture In the McVan area wes< of Mount POHO field, section H, 27 27, the Alphonse B. Bell Corporation has spudded Kitzhugh No. 2 at n location 400 feot. north of Its 100 barrel No. 1. Production Is expected to bu secured at 1150 feet. An unusual feature of No. 1 Is that the gravity of tho oil being pumped Is 1C, which Is several polnti higher than other wells In the vl clnlty. If No. 2 is successful, oper utors will move another 400 fee- north and drill No. 3. HOY UXPLOKER KILLED GLENDA1,E, Aug. 29. (A. P)— An exploration hike took Howard Campbell, 10, to his death In the Los Angeles riverbed. With two brothers, the boy was climbing a saml bank when It collapsed anil burled him. Klremi.-n-fa.iled in an attempt to revive him with artificial respiration. Ing drought problems, Mr. Roosevelt observed that ho was taking back with him a picture of a resolute people, and ho added: "I am going to help." . Tho President's schedule later today called for him to motor to tho state capital where the conference with Berry, state and federal officials will be held. At the conclusion of the discussions he will return to the train and proceed to Rapid City, S. D. There he will remain until tomorrow night when he proceeds westward to Salt Lake City to attend funeral services Tuesday for Secretary of AVar George Dern. Visits Farmer On his automobile tour In and about Aberdeen, the President stopped at the farm homo of robust Henry Welber, whose 320 acres oC crops were burned up by tho blazing July sun. As he talked with Welber, sunburned and clad in blue denim, he toyed with the chubby fingers ofi Baby Darlene Welber, who was being held by her mother close to the car. "She's a fine looking youngster," tho President observed. Mrs. Welbei 1 smiled and stroked her daughter's blonde locks. Turning to the father, he added: "How are you getting on now?" . "I've got a llttlo.hay and quite a little straw," he replied. "Where did you dig up the money to pay off $400 on your government loan?" he then queried. "I sold some calves." President Shown Interest "Are you fixed all right now?" "I'll get along through the winter if It Isn't too severe." "Well, I hope you have all the luck in the world," Mr. Roosevelt said In parting. Before going to the farm he drove ' to Richmond dam, 10 miles frorn^ Aberdeen, the scene of a water cor\\ servutlon project. "Any muakrat trouble here?" he *• asked. • "None at all,"^he^was Informed. KOIJAYASHI APPOINTED TOKIO, Aug. 29. (A. P.)~The emperor today sanctioned appointment of Admiral Selzo Kobayashl, retired, as governor-g-eneral of Formosa, succeeding Kenzo Nakagawa, resigned. SAFE BRAKES Avoid irr«(t for faulty brail../// AS Hm youri/// Low At Relined..///O|« !R WEEK Today/* BUDGET PLAN Johnson's Firostono Auto Supply and Sorvieo Storos, Inc. Chester at Twenty.fturtk Street Phone 4010 Buy Your Printing "at Home" Kern County Printer's* Association CHINESE HERBS Relieve! chronic ailments of all kind*. Male and female trouble*. 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