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-t/ttpH^f ,>-)'/, w v?' W^i&t;''^ ""' V <m> 'f tfl--"$W;iffi'$pP*^^j^ WANT ADS Classified Advertising columns of The Bakersfield CalifornUn close promptly at 11 o'clock every morning. Phone 31. EDITORIALS 'This section contains editorials, latest local new*, world sports, a thrilling serial and news of general interest. LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1936 PAGES 9 TO 16 PREDICT $1,600, * * # .*.*••".* . *' III BUILDING TOTAL FOR 1936 Youthful Shatter Widow Killed in Automobile Accident OIRL KILLED -BUILDING RECORD- * Mrs. Hazel Montgomery, 21, Victim of Tragic Mishap on Highway COMPANION INJURED Officials Declare Upset Caused While Racing With Another Car H ER cheat and back crushed beneath an overturned automobile, Mrs. Hazel McDonald Montgomery, 21-year-old Shatter -widow, was killed In an automobile accident ono mile south of Wasco late yesterday, while her companion, Miss Mildred Oblander, 18, also of • Shatter, escaped with a .hand Injury and painful cuts and bruises. Sirs. Montgomery was driving a car belonging to Henry Tredway of Shatter, whose bride, she was to have become this monttL It was reported. Driving Fust Officers of the California Highway Pntrol said they woro Informed Mrs .Montgomery was driving at a high e nn i nrn u« r I r. \l nr fc s Truth rate of speed asserteclly racing with oeptcmiJtr 1.) MfirKS 1CI1111 another car carrying a group of friends, when a rear tire blew out and the automobile capsized. crushed Brutal Hammer Slayer of Kern Asks Parole From San Quentin R OY WOLFF, who was sentenced to hang for the murder of a Kern taxi driver 16 years ago and whose sentence was commuted to life Imprisonment, may win a parole. This was revealed here today In a United Press dispatch from San Quentin, which stated that Wolff's application, along with those of 15 other convicted murderers, will be up for consideration by the state board of prison terms and paroles at its next meeting. According to official records here, Wolff was captured In Yaklma, Wash., where he had fled after killing Elmer Greer, local taxi driver, In 1919. Wolff, according to the data on file here, Hired Greer to drive him to San Emldlo. On a lonely stretch of road, Wolff suddenly smashed Greer in the head with a hammer, knocked him unconscious and robbed him. Several hour later G'reer regained consciousness and with his head beaten almost to a pulp, walked to the Sunset railroad and flagged down a train. He died In Bakersfield that night 'after telling officers his story. Wolff,captured In Yaklma a short time later, confessed to officers. Sweeping Changes in Police Departments Are Reported Sagebrush,. Mesquile, to Add Atmosphere for Affair Tonight BERTHA HALL THERE Reorganization by Chief Accomplished in Last Ten Days; Own Duties Altered by Changes OWBEPING ^ Hlgnmonts Robert Hodson to Serve as Ceremonies Head for Big Program Numbering of Rural Homes Proposed at Chamber Meet changuB In tho ns- of division heads of Bakorslleld police department wnro revealed today, lost ot a series of orders issued by Police Chief Boh Powers during tho past 10 days having completed tho most extensive reorganization the police force has known in more than three years. Police Chief Powers, who changed AGEBIIUSH, mesquite and a cow-| evon fols own assignment, said tho boys' campflro will make the puller Day entertainers at Jeffer- Purk tonight fool as if they are "hitne, home, on the range." The lorfe-pralrie setting has been ar changes wore mndo in the Intprowls of greater efficiency. Following in a summary of the changes: Supervises Inspectors Police Chief Powers Is relieved nf LAST LINK IN NEW RIDGE ROUTE HIGHWAY OPENED TO MOTORISTS T HE last link In the new superhighway from Bakersfield to Los Angeles, the 5-mlle stretch from Fort Tejon to the Los Angeles-Kern county line, today was open to traffic. Although workmen are still finishing the road shoulders and guard rails along parts of the final lap, motorists may now for the first time travel on the 30- foot, three-lane highway, with Its easy grades and wide-radius curves, r.ll the way from Grapevine to Castalc. The stretch just completed eliminates the last part of the winding, narrow highway of the old Ridge route. First automobiles were permitted to use the newly completed pavement last evening, according to Norman P. Thompson, division head of the Automobile Club of Southern California here. SPECIAL MR WEEK SCHEDULED Anniversary Delivery of Speedy Service Mrs. Montgomery was beneath the wreckage of the car, It Was declared, while Miss Oblander was thrown clear. Both were rushed to the office of Doctor Hen- drlcks in Wasco, where Mrs. Montgomery was pronounced dead. Plan Inquest Inquest into the death of the 3'oung woman was planned by Coroner N. C, Houze for this afternoon at the Jansen funeral parlors at Shatter. Mrs. Montgomery had resided in Shatter for one year, and is survived by two brothers making their home there. Hhe was convalescing from an appendicitis operation which she hud undergone -only a. month ago. »-*-+ Author of Famed Song Coming Here YSTEMATIZBD numbering ot rural residences was proposed to the Kern County Chamber of Commerce last night by Beu Cooper, dispatcher in the state division of forestry, who asked the chavnbor'sj co-operation in obtaining action by county officials toward this end. Mr. Cooper's request was made at rafigcd in keeping with the thonie i office duty and assumes direct su- of the all-western program which | m-i-vislon of the inspectors' division, -' 1 "- a meeting of the chamber directors In El Tejon hotel. Moat fires reported in rural dis tricts arc reported incorrectly, Mr.. field Frontier Days celebration. Miss Bertha Hall, Salinas Hodeo md California champion outdoor girl, will have a surprise act to present at tho program In company with the Kern County Rangers. * Robert Hodupn, secretary of Dak- sfleld Chu.mbW.of Commerce and active Kern County Hanger, will preside as muster of ceremonies at the The author of .the plains ballad, "Strawberry Roan," Curloy W. Fletcher of Hollywood, und Dick Foran, Warner Brothers cowboy actor, will be in Bakerafleld for Frontier Pays October 3 and 4, according „_ , to a letter received "by Mert Weath- p / >etl he r p , at , ™; 30 .. ° ' orwax, association president. F'etcher September ]5 being the tenth anniversary of the Inauguration of Pacific coast air mall service. Postmaster Jerry P. Shields today announced that the weok beginning Monday, September 14, has been designated airmail week. As a feature, he said, the post office will co-operate with patrons wishing to test tho speed of air mall by mark- Ing the hour of receipt here on all air mail letters 'when this Is re quested. Chech on Speed Mr. Shields suggested that local residents having friends In the east write to them now und notify them a special delivery air mall letter Is coming which should bo returned promptly upon receipt. Tho local office will mark tho hour of the letter's return hero if asked to watch for it. The exact knowledge thus gained of the time In which a friend may be reached may some day bo of value In an-emergency, the postmaster pointed out. Citing tho speed of air mall service. Mi*. Shields said a letter mulled to him at Washington, D. C., at 2:30 o'clock In the afternoon was dellv- next day. program that will begin at 8 o'clock. Stars to Play Tho Southern .Stars, popular radio Cooper "said,'and often great "loss Is I enterUUner*, will open the program j al( J"o a iim,,n,' of his duties us usslxi- occasioned by tho forestry flro | with singing and comedy. Tho por- ' to locale the Assistant Chief O. a. Heokman takes over executive direction of police headquarters office. Lieutenant George Kerr Is re- Moved, of his duties I\H neml of tho traffic, squad and assumes supervision of the patrol division. Lieutenant C. O. Durunt Is relieved of his position us head of the Randsburg Constable Faces Trial for Assault, Battery J. veteran August Activities Boost Total on Permits to $1,252,850 Figure ALL MONTHS AHEAD Record More Than Twice That Registered for Last Year Period A NALYSIS of building fig-urea for the first eight months of 1936 : by City Building Inspector Roy H. : IIubbnrd today indicated that If the I present trend Is uninterrupted, the •• total for tho year will soar over $1,1)00,000. With four months yet to go, there was H total of $1.252,850 worth of new construction In Bak- ersflold for which permits were Issued by Mr. Hubbnrd. In no month this year bus the total fallen below $100,000. High Aucusl Total August count run Inn totaled J125.- 7 permits Issued, compared pntrol division and assumes direction of the traffic squad. On Pntrol Duty Another order relieves Officer Don- HOTEL EL TEION ELDKR Hamlsburft constable today j faced trial In Kern Superior Court! !U2, with on charges of assault with a deadly with a $47,135 figure In August. 1935. weapon and battery as aftermath'The amount was down from tho to two altercations'at Elder's bar J1T3.17S of this July, but In that at llundsburK Monday morning month there was a $60.000 flro formers are: Chuck Woods, HUcotor i ant In crows' inability quickly. A system of numbering would more than repay its cosl, ho assorted. His contenllon was supported by John Ware of tho San Joaqutn Light and Power Corpora°0.' A. Kommers und Clarence Will- j liorgwardt" Walter "snyder.' ~Hu'rry ,»° fl » » n .? w lieutenancy cr 'aft spoke In behalf of Ihc ! Cutting and Charles Manley. ^c Cily Council, according Bill, Hud nurfeo, Spade Cooley, Dean Hacker and Kddlo Corboti, announcer. The Frontier Uays official Old Timers' quartet will then present ! music. The quartet Includes: Goorg. Jams of Taft spoke West Side's horse show September 25 to 2J, stating that it will be a bigger affair even than last year. Kent Knowlton of Randsburg said the lack of water is a serious problem in the booming mining industry. A resolution opposing the diversion of highway funds for other purposes was adopted. tho offloo of tho oily and county Imrouu of Identification and {assigns him lo tho patrol division. j All of the changes booumo offec- tlvo on or \>oforo September 1. Civil Service examinations will bo conducted Tuesday, September 16, routed by to Chief high . , , ,, ' school gymnasium Job filed. With when tho 'constable la alleged to. lhut t . x ,.,.ptioii. general construction •VMIM rtnflr-il In ftiviiliMlils" hnVO fll ' 0(1 f °" r B ' K)t8 fl>Om '"" r °" '" August oxc.-od.nl that ot July. 10111 IJtIKlI 10 imiuuiu* volvor at one nmii and knocked flu-re has boon little sign of a sum- ill another down with Ills fist. < mor lull. In ; Pointing Subject of ArticiY Trade Publication In tho current IMHIIO of Hotel Bulletin, ono of the leading national trade. Journals of tho hotel business, the loading nrtlclo IK devoU-i) Elder who wan arraigned Judge Dickinson's court yostordiiv ami waived preliminary examination is ut liberty under $3000 bond. Ho ' denied all chargos. I Separate Charges Tho assault with a deadly weapon to Hotel Ml To Jon and Its sucrose In j complaint against Mldor was filed read about the celebration In an Arl- y.Ona magazine and wrote for hotel reservations. He said that he competed in early Bakersfeld rodeos OH a cowboy many years ago. Besides "Strawberry Roan," a favorite of hillbilly bands, he has written many other songs, as well as poems, which have been collected under titles of "Songs of the Sage," "Rhymes ot the. Roundup" and "Sagebrush Philosophies." « » » _ . AUTHOR CHEATS DEATH HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 2. (A. P.)h— Escaping with his life in a 75-fo'ot plunge in an automobile down a Hollywood' hillside, Major Frederic R. Burnham, 75-year-old author and adventurer, was under a physician's care today. Burnham, semi-conscious, was dragged from the wreckage with no bones broken but possible internal injuries. • « « > ACCIDENTAL DROWNING AVALON, Sept. 2. (A. P.)-AA. coy- oner's Jury decided that Walter F. Jensen, 44, film theator and real estate, riwner, was a victim of accidental drowning. Jensen fell overboard from the fishing boat Ramnna last Saturday. A special delivery air mall letter City Personals Bits of News Union Cemetery is a NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, which means that all Income goes into Cemetery treasury. the It is conducted for the benefit of the public and not for individual profit. 40% of the sales of this Cemetery goes Into the Por- petual Care Fund to Insure Perpetual Care Office o< the Cemetery Telephone 2237 posted In San Francisco in tho early afternoon will be delivered to tho house address here before 9 o'clock thai evening. Many Displays Postmasters in many towns throughoul Hie country have lately air mailed him letters for the purpose of making lobby displays illustrating the speed of writing and reply, Mr. Shields said. This is tho same sort of test he suggests local people make. » . » i Suspected Slayer Will Be Arrested (Untied I'rctt Lcanfd Wire) PHOENIX, Ariz., Sepl. 2.—Phillip Hernandez, 31, was to be arraigned In Federal Court hero, on charges of unlawful flight to avoid proaecu- lion in connect Ion wlthfhls fleeing from Kansas Cily, Mo., where he is wanted on suspicion of murder charges. Tho Filipino, when taken Into cus- lody by II. K. Anderson, eht«t-fc>4<»ral agent here, was reported by the officer to havo confessed slaying his wife, Freda Oocr Hernandez, last August 12. According to Anderson, the suspect Bald he boat hl» wlfo. over tho head with a bottle and then stubbed her with a 10-inch butcher knife, Hernandez said in his confession, j as quoted by officers, that ho WB* enraged because his wife hud lioo.n "keeping company" with other mon. The Filipino said he fled from Kaunas City the morning after his wife's body was found and had boon In Phoenix four days when arrested. Following his arraignment on the technical charge of unlawful flight, Hernandez will bo returned to Kansas City lo face Ihe murder charge, Anderson said. ^ _ ^ EDUCATOR DIES NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sepl. 2. (A. P.) Dr. John W. Barton. 43, president of, Ward-Belmont school and a post president of the American Association of Junior Colleges, died today after ah illness of several months. Hakersflekl police today asked tho press for assistance In locating Alexander Crawford, formerly of tho Crawford bar In Bakei-sfleld, who Is being sought by relatives. Anyone knowing of his present whereabouts Is asked to communicate with lice headquarters. po Miss Hall and tho Kern County Rangers will ride Into tho scene nnd give a little forecast of tho good limes lhal Frontier Days will bring. Hangers to Hide Tho rangers include Captain Lou- nle Davis, Jim Brady, Charles B. Coll, J. B. Colt, Marvin Colt, <Vtl Conron, Bradley Combs, Orady Cowart. Dick Dlckson, Jay Dow. John Fox, Felix Qaltos, Clayton Hull. N. M. Lancaster, W. 1C. Loo, Clyde Morris, Fred Nlghbert. Warren O'Kuno, Mert Weallierwax, A. M. Webb and Mr. Hodson. Tho other entertainers will bo Lon Flnney, yodellng cowboy, Bill Poolc. old-time'fiddler; Misses Juno and Shirley Focln who will sing old Duties of the now liouten- ant have not yet been announced. JamoB Witt und by J. HlggH. Witt told Into IClder'N bur tho battery ors he went nociisod him nut thai construction this year Is inoro than double that of lout, and almost fmir times that of I'.KU. Mr. Uiiblnird compared thH year's fight-month total of $1.252.- S50 with j;i47.18<! lost year and $369.!>77 In 1!>:U. Kmployme.nt enjoyed an addition;)I stimuhiH lost month from 50 plumb- Ing permits Issued for a value ot $1(5.318. 78 electric wiring permits for $11,792. and 17 signs for $3:202. Slimy Now Homes Dwellings continin- their leader- Canvass of Five Counties Shows Slubbs Failing on G. 0. P. Ballot Hakorsflold. The article Is called, i by "From Deficit to Dividends With I Community Support" which relates how, un.loV tho managership of A.| r Arnibruslor. tho local hotel I »»«' that the count changed a deficit Into dividends i " r spri-udlng malicious gossip. A within ii few months' tlmo Tho i violent . nltorcntUm PIIHUAI!, Witt us- i uf ""w construction, the building In- ar,i.l" "loHrrlbn" how community support WIIH obtained and how tho und tbrcatonml him. frloudly sorvk-o «iv«n brought Its;*!"- t-<i»Htabl» flrml i>n» shot Ht him own rowaiMs !"' closo range, missing him because Tho hotol Is described as woll us. tho bartender jogged ht« arm anil the roci-nl linpi-ovonionts Incluillng that lv hoard throo more shots fired tho installation of tho California aftor ho hud flod from tho mom. room fur Hinull Will dcclurod dlnnors ami bun- Kldor nald no shot was fired, llts 1 ship both m number and total value spootor's analysis Indicated. Thor-< woro 14 permits for houses totaling: $67,4,00 In value Itumetl last month. \vllh 14 garages worth $61520. Alter- atlons and repairs, many of them on dwellings, totaled 32 |>crmlls for $2S.- 490. In July there woro 14 permits for fashioned songs; Miss Knowlos, program Is being sponsored i 12,492 to 12,062. Washington I 1 . T. A. and It | Io w)1 | contOH J. H. Allen, father of Mrs. A. V. Whltfleld of 1705 Baker street, has returned from a six weeks' trip to Louisville, Ky., and Indiana, where ho visited friends and relatives Ue, had not seen for many years. Mr. Allen was accompanied by his granddaughter, Miss Elizabeth Whitfield of Los Angeles, A new 7-placo Travolair is ready to take passengers down to tho national air races at IXJB Angeles every day until the great event Is over. who will present Hpunlsh dances and the official Frontier Days quartol will end the ontortulnmonl. The by Iho was arranged by Gus Voreummen, who was asslslod by Miss Kalborino Wall, general director of tho community night entertainments. Willlam Rowland has designed and arranged tho Htngo sotting. One Hurt, Another Jailed ii^Accident Robert Thomas, of Route f>. Box 36, was arrested und given a suspended sentence of ISO days In the Compilation today of tho official vote, including absentee ballots, In ! |, ot ), exterior nnd Interior views, tho flvi- counties In tho Fifth con- ' 'pho putio, dining room, Spanish groHBlonnl district, definitely gavo I)H || room allll (n ,, ,. () ,.utall room an) lloorgo K. Bliss, farmer of Carpln- i llmonK tho viowtt used lo tlltmtruln torlu. tho Kopubllciui nomination, ] ( |, 0 lu .i| ( .|,. Ht the olootlon In No- vombor with the Incumbent repro- I sontatlvo. Henry K. Ktulibs, Demo- I crut, of Santa Maria, who gavo i Bliss a tight raco for the Hopubll can nomination In addition to win- | nlng easily that of his own party ; Bliss and Htubbs woro finalists In j 1934 when Stublm first won tho con-: gressliinal s.-at. The California law permits a candidate to noelt as many party nominations as ho desires, but unless lie wins (hut of tho party In which ho personally Is registered he cannot accept any others. Hero Is tho detail of tho Hllss- quots, nnd tho rcdecorutlon of-story was corroborated by his bar-j many of tho rooms. j tondor. "Slim" Thompson. j Tho urllclo is accompanied with i Klggn roportod to authorities ho handsome photographs, showing ; en(orod tho bar Inter tho HUIIIO morn-. Ing and that u similar quarrel followed. Alleges Attack Itlggs said the constable! knocked him down, striking him behind tho our with his fist. H«> showed Investigators u lump behind his ear in verification uf Iho tain. Rlggs further related that, us ho regained II|H foot, he plckorl up a big rock used to hold opon tho door of the bar und throw It ut tho constable. Constable Kldor. according to county Jul) this morning following! Stubbs content for tho Hopubtloun an intersection traffic accident | nomination. Thr.ro woro nlso two which senl MnleKlano Oonzales. M, of i othor fiindldatoH. Wultor I,. Minis, 407 Alpine street, to Kern General j Jr.. of Bakorcflold and Kihvurd S. Hospital with a lacerated scalp and j Kpuuldlng of Hanta Barbara, possible Internal Injuries. i County Hll«n i Oonzales was riding In an automobile with J. T. Arant, llouto 4, Box mont convention of the American j 72X. und Victor Crux. 40. of 830 Legion In Los Angeles la*l month Kasl Nineteenth street, when tho will bo shown by Jack W. Byfleld at accident occurred ut the Intersection a mooting of Frank 8. Reynolds of Twenty-fourth and O streets ut 8 n. m. Thomas WUH arrested by Motorcycle Officer William Johnson on a charge of driving a cur without an operator's llcons". It was announced today by Monte Keen'un, pilot. Keenan will leave every morning and come, back each evening of the racu8, ho said, Pictures of the para do held In 1 Hollywood djirlng the state depart- post at S o'clock tomorrow evening Ir. Legion hall, it was announced today by H. J. Miller, commander. 'ou/ily Horn Kan LUIN Ohlftpo Santa Hurbara Tularo Ventura Totals Bliss Slubbs ;i.ir>7 -.'.oca 1.452 .1.1 OH 2,f.42 1.797 i,«r, (i JV29G 2.3II7 . 12.•(!>:! J2,062 Mrs. Delanty Is Called by Death Mrs. Cntborlno Dnlnnty. wife of Mall Delunty. iHOfi .11 stiwl, died thin morning In a local hospital. Kho haw boon a resident of Hakoraflnld Hlnoo 192<i. when lh" family ratno hero from llllnnlN, and wan active In lodge work and .St. Kronels Catholic Church. She won a inoinber of tho Altar and Hoonry Soolellon of the church, hail been ti member of the | Hoyal N«'lBhbor« of Amurlca for 30 I yearn and a nu'inbor of the Degree I of 1'ocuhutitaH for ZB y««tn-H, anil WHS j II|HO afflllBt.-d with .SuumV-r Clrclo j No. 107, Ordor of UruldemwH. j MI-N. Dc-liinty leav.-H Ix-tdtle her i liiiMbiiml two sons and it daughter, i John. JutiioH inn) Alice, all of Haki <>rHf|i>l<l. and three Hlntoro living In i Illinois. j The body In at Uoughty-Citllioun- I O'Mourn Kuiu-ral home with arrange! inonta for *c-rvl.-.-H awaiting tin- arrival of rr-latlvi'H from Chicago. authorities, denied striking Rlggs. Tho conflicting accusations and charges nro being Investigated by both tho district attorney's office und the sheriff's office. houses and 27 for alterations anJ repairs other August construction projects woro as follows: Floral shop, K ranter nursery. $1450: storage garage, $864,1; two cafe and coffee Two Big Dwelling* Two homes contributed more than a third to the month's total of dwelling permits. Those wore the $15.000 homo of Malcolm Brock at 2207 Pine street and the $10,000 homo of Mr. Brock's buyer. Monrtxi Homer, at 2.137 Cedar street, permt'. for which was filed Monday. Alvn Hackney Is the contractor for both llOUHOS. Other dwellings being constructed Include the following. Donald F. Hubhurd, $400U homo ut 1029 Persh- Ing Strom. Hubbard & Son. contractors; Mrs. Annit D. Ross, $0600 homu 16 Navy Bombers • Visit County Port ( Co'ifOiufif nn Klft'en) .rm-wngh, ,,o,nb. OI-H, rommandod by Lloutonant Com- rnanrlor J. T. Mlohaol, dropped Into Kern County Airport lute y-.terxlay afternoon for an Informiil visit, After ,l,o 32 officers and n.on wore Ktic«t« of honor at a Htfitk dinner at Hi- Airport oafo. tho flight took off for ,„.,,- ba W . at „.., _. Kills Three, Oregon JJighway v , ,,,-,,,,.^ ,j .. ,, N HOMK. Idaho Sept. 2.-Throo pon-ous wore kilU«d In"'?» ll > - U)<lr |: v wht> " lwo ™« cf ? lllded * M * "^"'K along tho Oregon 1 ™ 1 "hway 7 mite. . ea« of hew. Mr. and Mrs. John S. Lambert and BOH Tom, 804 K Wlreet, are on- j Joying a vacation on tho coast. They j will return after Labor Day. i - »-^» - : Graveside Services Are Held for Child Clravesldo services for Lorraine Mello, u-months-old daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Manuel Mello, of Keeno, were conducted at Babyland In Oroen lawn Memorial Park this afternoon, with the Reverend John Powers officiating. The child flled August 31 at a local hospital. Hopuon mortuary was In charge of arrangements. — 4 . » Voices Appreciation of FireJDepartment Homer Hopkins of tho Aulo Kloc- irlc and Battery Company today ox- pressed appreciation to tho linkers- field flro department for tho firemen's efforts lo protect his furniture when his homo at_ kburncd. Tho firemen m Viss Uy their fast ocllon in covering Out furnishings. Mr. Party Enjoyed by Kern Boy Scouts j Oakland Officers Launch Girl Hunt ALIEN OUSTER SPONSORED SAN FKANCIBCO, Sept, 2. (U. P.) State-wide petitions are being circulated to demand a popular vote next November for tho • purpose of expelling from the stato all aliens who have 'entered the country Illegally. Tho proposed meaauro also . would make it a nitedempnnor for anyone knowingly to. hire au.ch'aliens. TWO .MORALS LV STORY MONTREAL, Bept. 2. a?. P.)— For eat Bauntlers, 28, pleaded guilty be-'| fore Judge Maurice Tetrcau to a charge of stealing a history book dealing with the life of Mary Stuart Queen of Beats. "Who had a Bad ending and you will come to one, too." the judge commented and sentenced Saundera to 10 days In jail. the scene of u fire seriously Interfere with uttempis to extinguish It. Coming from Ji miles away, he could not drive closer than two blocks from his burning home, ho said. i Hwlmmlng und a wlonor roust was I onjoyod liint night at tho lv«-rn Hivi-r I Seoul lloHorviillon by Troop 10 of i Bukcrsfldd under Scout must or Julius Bain. Hoys attending woro Hob Lnno, OlMin Slotmm, Hill McLean. Hugonc Yat'-B, Amos Towno. Hob nllllun und Dill Porter, othor Keoutw IsKIng woro Frunrts Perry of Troop, . . and Uovronc.. Hhollon of tho goal 1 " Wlrr - v 01 " wrddlng plans Inter- C0 iiln ' ruptod lust month when uuthnrltlos Tho rosoi-v.-itlon. donated by lo- I nrioMted bor prospective husband. Pucheco has boon freo on ball, and , uncle of the girl. Thn machines routed over tho rlty In groupH of throos uiul la nlcil at tho airport with tho riiwtoinory sorv- lei- pri'olslon Tln-y w-cro woloomod by Suporlnt'-ndnnt i''»-<-ll Mvivdown, who has a \vld« acquulnlance among army und nav> alrmon. Hone, his wifo, Mrs. Kate Mason, Chonowah. Oro. ll'nitnl I'rrm I. nurd ll'i'rr > OAKLAND, Snpl. 2.- -Oakland po. llro loduy Kinight 19-year-old Vohna Hiintli-y, Oakland, and riddle* I'a- chPt-H, San JOHO. in tho liollof the glrf might hiiv Complete Control of Fire Reported ro- Hopkins «lso wt) \ mK \ 1WH g tn ,. lt ^ tj,,, j} oy Rcouts l '" f tl|l! <'"»"<y la«t May. In a popular PUBLISHER DIBS PALMDALB, 8«pt. 2. (A. P.)—Fun- oral sorvfcos were being made today for H, L. Loft. 79, publUh»r of tbn Antelope Volley 1'rcasi l^oft died at his homo here yesterday. gathering place for the boys, often camp overnight. >* « » who SPECIAL ELECTION COMPTON. Sept. 2. iA. P.)—A second special election became a necessity today as a result of the recall of Mayor C. B. Smith and four councilmen, embroiled In a controversy lost spring over the police chief's salary. •» • » — TAX BATH INCREASES EL CENTRO, Bcpt. 2. (A, J'.)—Imperial county's tax wan set by tho Board of Hupcrvlsorw today at $1.7* per $100 VHlimtlon-—im Increase of 22 cents over the? previous rate. Man Plundered by New Acquaintance j (Vniltd l>reit Leatcd Win-/ \ OLENDALE, Sept. 2.—A chance j nci|UalntunceHlilp with two men ho met In a cafe cost Richard Brown. HI. 11 Francisco transportation man. $33, his watch and oboes today. Ho told police, who found him walking in his stocking feet down H boulevard, that the mon rqbbwl i night for funeral services and In- him after forelnjr him to accompany j Ifrmwrtt. 1'nyno & Hon chapel was them In their car. In charge «f arrangements. lUmgrr Harold P. Bowhay floil from hot- homo | turned this morning from tho Lltth- POBO n-ook fli-i- on tlro«-nhorn muun- tain, reporting an cMlmuto of 1500 ' acres of bru^h burned over but that no now brvuks have occurrvtl alnco control was established yesterday. However, all of the nearly 300 nu'ti j summoned from four CCC camps and from j Bukersfleld will be kopt at tho flro j ! as H safely measure until tomorrow ' | night. Precaution Is needed b^euuso • of tho fire's prox;.nlty to valuable i timber higher on the mountain. j said he fuared H|IO hux joined him Homowhern wiitHldn tho state. j Miss lluntli.-y ill»u|ipi-aroil i her home yesterday. Sudden Death Here Hi-art failure caused death of Mrs. Madge Alexander, 65. prominent matron of Abilene, Texas, who dropped dead In a motor stage here. It was announced today following post mortem examination of tho remains. Tho bod>* was sent to Texas last Thief Steals Purse by Cutting Screen The homo of R. H. Miller, 2128 Second street, was burglarized last night by a thief who cut away tho scrven of a bedroom window and scv-ured n purse lying on tho bed by drawing the cover to tho window sill. The puree contained a dollar bill. SALE OF MONUMENTS Scpl. 1 lo Sept. 13 SOME AT LESS THAN WHOLESALE All Greatlv Reduced MANY DESIGN'S TO CHOOSE FROM ED. HELM Monument a EIGHTH AND BAKER Phono 13\)

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