The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on September 3, 1936 · Page 5
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THE BAKERStflELD CAL1FORN1AN, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1036 WELCOME FOR Kfc-ENFORCEMENTS Two More Codies Recovered in Colliery at Logan, West Virginia (Asiociatcd freti Leatcd Wire) ' LOGAN, W. Va., Sefct. 3.—Th« number o£ known dead from an ex ploilon In the MncBeth mlno rose to four today with the recovery of two bodies by rescuers digging desperately through a 400-foot wall of slate behind which six more are trapped. The blast killed two men outright and spread deadly after-damp fumea through the working, eight miles south o£ thin mountain town. After several hours digging, ..the rescuers came upon tho bodies of the other two, 'lying almost burled In muck and debris which filled tho shaft, E. II. Skftjcgn, tipple foreman for tho Hutchlnson Coal Company, owners of the property, said: ''It's only a matter of n few hours now until wo know whether the other* In tho fthnft are dead or not. We've got about 150 more feet of digging to do before we can reach them." • Tho dead wore Ellsha Watts, 82; Andy Oazdlk, 60; Orover Sauhders, 28, and William Reffett, 40. Ab Lambert, who was working with Watts and Qazdlk, escaped their fato by crawling several hundred feet from the blast area. Comrades picked him up unconscious and carried him to a hospital, where attendants said he llkelj^ would recover. A crowd of almost 2000 which gathered about the mine Into yesterday, dwindled to about 250 early today. The mine shaft sinks at a 3C-de- * greo angle for 840 feet, then levels out for more than two miles. Tho explosion occurred near the end of the shaft and rescuers were forced to work through a crooked entry' way, so small only 40 could operate at a time. TWO HOLIDAYS DECLARED I,OS ANGELES, Sept. 8. (A. I'.)— The Los Angeles Stock Exchange to day declared'holidays for Labor day, ••September 7, and Admission day, 'September 9. „ Worn out by the bitter battle for control ol the Guadarraroa mountains north of Madrid, tired loyalist defenders of the Spanish capital greet re-enforcements arriving at an harassed outpost with joy. Solution of Aged Problem Under Way at Convention By HOWARD \V. I1LAKKSLEE I .{.mnoialcd I'nti f/catcd Wh-») . Fair Would Keep Its Nudist Group (Aitoclatcd Prcst Lr,atc& Wire) \ SAN DI13GO, Sept. 8.— San Diego's exposition wpnts to keep H» nudist colony. Officials had a temporary restraining order today preventing concessionaires from dismantling tho Zoro Garden colony, abandoned August 2B. The fair management wants to run tho concession, one of tho moat widely publicized^ at the exposition. Hearing on a permanent order was set for September 8. KALI- OF MAN KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 8. (U. .P.) — Joseph 1'. O'Connor, convicted in St. Louis two years ago of a $200,000 Jewel robbery, today was under arrest here for u $1.60 fruit robbery at the city market. Michigan Teachers Must Take Oaths (AtfocialeS Preit Leastd Wire) LANSING, Mich., Sept. 3. — The Michigan Supreme Court ruled today that a school teacher's contract is Invalid In the mute unless nn oath of allegiance to both tho state and federal constitutions is an Integral part of the document. The court held thnt a teacher, su- inp for breach of contract, had no suit and that his contract wns valid even though it boro a "rider" containing the on Mi. fUHDS HTNG FIRM ALARM \VJItTISHOUSI3, Ohio, Sept. 3. (IT. J'.)—The fire alarm rang, but there wns no fire. A. bird's nest, built Insldo an electrical sign, WOH found to have short-circuited the wires, causing the alarm to ring. AMBRTOOE:, Mass., sept. 3.— Anyone liking to add, subtract and multiply easy numbers can take pencil and "sit in" today with the world's foremost mathematicians as they near tho solution of a 250-year- old problem announced at the Harvard Tercentenary. Tho solution Is of Wnrin's problem, It started in the middle a«res with tho arithmetic thnt school children learn when they find that two times two Is four, or two squared, and that adding two squared twice gives eight. In tho middle ages there was much discussion of the fnct that every whole number Is tho sum of, not more than four such squares.' In 1770 tho mathematician. Wnr- Ing, projected this simple mathematical rhythm Into higher mathematics by declaring that every positive Integer can be written as not more than the sum of nine cubes. Thereupon began ono of the preat mathematical "marathons" of modern times. It was found that every number can bo written aa not. moro than 4 squares, fl cubes, 19 fourth j powers nnd 37 fifth powers. I In 1809 tho German malliematl- ' clan, Wlefrlch, proved that Wurlng's nine cubes were correct. The finish of tho Marathon wa.s announced today by Leonard Hupene Dlckson, professor of mathematics, University of Chicago. Ho Is the mathematician who once figured that the chances of a perfect bridge SEARCHING FOR MISSING JUDGE hand of 13 of the same suit is ono In 040,000,000,000. V Today he announced a short formula which gives tho number of powers, from seventh power Inclusive tip to Infinity, which can bo added together to give any chosen number. Thus, ho said, tho largest number of seventh powers needed who«re mim will add to any chosen number is 1*3, Probably only ono number requires addition of H3 seventh powers, he said, and that number is 2176. Tho formula Is two to tho nth power, mlntiB two, plus the fraction throe halves to tho nth power. N la tho power sought. Thus to discover tho maximum number of seventh j powers, X Is given the value seven, j It IK worked by raising two to the ! seventh power, subtracting two and | adding three halves raised to tho s«v- onth. Tho decimal resulting from this fraction is didcnrded. M. F. Tighe Will Quit Steel Union PITTSBURGH. Sept, 3.—Michael F. Tlglio announced today ho, will withdraw from tho presidency of the Amntgamatod Association of Iron, Steel nnrt Tin Workers, upon the expiration of his term, January 1. Tlfthe, who Is 78, has headed tho nation's biggest steel union for 16 yenrft nnd ha« been nn officer of tho organization since 1SS9. Associates mild ho planned to retire. Lnckr Dlacklct, right, desert prospector, leading Lou Angeles authorities and a wore of newspaper men on a search through the desert country near Banner, Calif., where he says he saw Joseph Force Crater, long-miHsing justice of the New York Supreme Court, Left to right, Captain Dutch Allen, Deputy Augast Grand and Dlackict. 1IK1CS ATTKND MOV1KS COL.CHK8TKK, Conn.. Sept. 3. (U. P.)—Spectators at a matinee huro watched Tor the appearance of airplanes on the silver screen when the appnront hum of motors was heard In tho thmitcr. They watched in vain its John KutlR, hoe export, quietly removed two swarms of humbln bee« from the playhouse. IMPORTS. KXPORTS IP CALKX1CO, Sept. 3. (A. l'.»—Both Imports nnd exports through this Mexican tinnier port showed Increases during the pant month. Harvey Shepherd, deputy collector, reported August exports totalled $114,IS I and imports $43.666. Per August, 1935. exports totalled $97,616 and Imports $32,354. Thirty-six States to Begin Rural Highway Surveys or Planning Tests (United Prctt J.eated Wire) WASHINGTON. Sept. 3.—Thirty- six states will conduct rural highway surveys or road planning 1 programs in an effort to place future highway Improvements on a sound basis, the American Petroleum Industries Committee reported today. The committeo had advocated systematic highway planning eus a means of reducing highway taxes, ait such studies enable construction programs to be executed with a maximum of economy. Surveys ore now under way In 27 states, including:: Arizona, Arkansas. Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana. Nebraska. Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. . j Surveys are to begin soon In: Ate> bama, California, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia, while throe other states, Kentucky, North and South Carolina, have indicated a desire to conduct such surveys. Federal highway officials are supervising the surveys, which consist of three parts: A highway condition survey, a highway traffic survey and a highway finance study. | ELECTROLUX is SILENT ... anct wdf meant ]wi mote V JUST C OMFORT "iip.-- 1 x:. •' •:••- - - ••t":-.-:- '•. .-:•.•> •:•.•:•:-•:-;- •' ' TV*:- • ~7-.;-•" *•$•£<'?•( taste, throat d purse don't need an engineer to tell you that the operation of Electrolux is simpler, more efficient. Listen to it! The very silence of Electrolux testifies to its absence of moving parts ... gives you definite assurance of long service at low coat. 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