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' *' • l ^T^'5^YWP^^ ' ' ' ' EDItbRMrALS This section contalhs editorials, latest local hews, world sports, a thrilling serial and news of general interest. WANT ADS Classified Advertising columns of The Bakersfleld California^ close promptly at, 11 o'clock every morning. Phone 31. LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1938 PAGES 9 TO 16 WASCO SEWER BOND ISSUE CARRIES Roland. Bertrand, 28, of Long Beach, Succumbs to Crash Injuries INQUEST IS PLANNED Six Persons Are Involved in Spectacular Crash Near McFarland; " T> OLAND BERTRAND, ' 28, Of •*-*-Long Beach, died at a local h pltal this morning of Injuries celved when,his automobile turned over on the Edison highway, four miles east of Bakersfleld, Sunday afternoon. Suffering from a frac> tured skull, Bertrand never regained consciousness following the accident. An Inquest into Bertrand's death was scheduled for this afternoon by Coroner N. C. Houze. Truck Blamed Unofficial reports, which authorl tk>s will Seek to either prove or dis prove at the Inquest, were that Mertrand's car was crowded from the highway by a truck, struck a soft road shoulder and overturned. "Jarvys Marlch,, IS, of Long Beach, was' riding wtth^J&artrand when the accident occur^iafbut escaped sort ous injury. He" was slated to return to Bakersfleld today for the inquest. TAVO CAItS CRASH NKAR McFARLAND McFARLAND. Sept. 10.—Six persons narrowly escaped serious injury ^vhen two automobiles collided with u crash that resounded for blocks on Golden State highway here yesterday afternoon. The accident occurred directly In front oC the Electric cafe, the two machines being Involved in a 'sideswipe collision which wrecked ..both. One of the cars was driven by Hob- ert'HarriTOn. Route 6, Box 133; Bak"- ersfield and Floyd Spradley, Delano as passengers, and the other was piloted by Neal Ellis, with Allan M Olds and Carl A. Noble, both of Los Angeles, as passengers. Tho ac- accldent was Investigated by Deputy Sheriff J. E. Delanty. Legion Delegates to Attend Parley Frank S. Reynolds post, American Legion, will be represented byXfour members at the national :Leglon\:on' ventlon which opens lmaC}eveland Ohio, next Monday. Mijpmd Mrg Wesley F. Woldon drq\j| east last week and will alsoi vlsJgMri. Wai don's family Iri Neiw'Jeriey;U" Mr. and Mrs. John R.i IsaluJ, haye also gone by automobile and will visit Mrs Isaac's mother, who lives in Clove land. Thomas W. McManus and,Arthur McManus leave today 'to Join the special Sputhern Pacific train out of Los Angeles which will carry more than 400 Legionnaires from Califor nla, stopping also at the Texas Cen teimlaTeh route to Cleveland. The California delegation will seek to bring the 1037 convention: to Los Angeles, and anticipates the great est competition from New.York City Jt is estimated that Cleveland's popu latlon will be increased by 300,000 during the gathering. Ray Murphy of Iowa Is national commander. •« * Smith Baby Badly Scalded by Coffee Jerry Smith, baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Smith, Route S. Box 175 was painfully scalded early today when ho tipped over a cup of cof fee at the breakfast" table, spilling tho contents on himself. The in fant Is under treatment at Mercy Hospital. Union Cemetery Is a NON-PROFIT CORPORATION, which means that all Income goeu into' the Cemetery treasury. It is conducted for the benefit of the public and not tor individual profit. 40% of the sales of .this Cemetery goes into the Perpetual Care Pun* to Insure Perpetual Care Office at the Cemetery t Telephone 8237 Independence Day for Mexico Being Observed in Kern L ED by the Kern County Rangers and members of the Mexican honorary commission, local natives of Mexico paraded Bak- ersfleld today and then proceeded to the Union Avenue dance pavilion,'where last night Miss Consuelo Agullar was crowned queen of the Mexican Independence day celebration by City Manager Fred W. Nlghbert. The celebration will continue at the plunge today and end with 'a free dance and program tonight, with a 10-plece Los Angeles orchestra and Miss Lois Knowles, local Spanish .dancer, featured, , TO STAGE Kern and Frontier Days to Be Publicized on California's Hour ARRANGE AUDITIONS Six Performers or Acts to Be Selected N Week for Event Leonard McCHntock Plans Contest of Stanley Abel's Re-election as Supervisor EONARD McCLTNTOCK will cohtest this election of Supervisor Stan- 1 ley Abel, re-elected by a margin of eight votes. Harvey K Westgate. West Side associate of Mr. McCHntock, announced today. "You may guarantee that this contest will be niodf" Mr. Westgale said. "However, every general likes to have his campaign of battle completely n^m,™,,,,!:,, nlunnod befnrn h« annt» Inln notion Our nlono am nni imin^ /n>n!.<«n,i •• I-'t-.IllOl.I ill 1C, First Seen Here in Years Is Scheduled for Friday by Cole-Beatty Outfit For the first time In many years, Sakersfleld next Friday will echo to the strains of the steam callope, tho drum of giant feet on paved streets ind the rumble of cage wagons filled with wild animals from every section of the globe. For next Friday morning, the Cole Brothers-Clyde Bcatty circus, which will glvo afternoon and evening performances at tho new circus grounds at Alia Vista drive and Bernard street, will parade along Lho principal business streets of East and West Bakersfleld. Complete line of inarch was announced today by It. I). Dean, advance agent for the famous circus. It follows: The parade'will leave the grounds at Alta Vista and Bernard promptly at 10:30 a. m., awing east along Bel- nord to Baker and turn.south along Baker 'to Eighteenth sWeet: it'wll traverse Eighteenth • to G street turn north :on G to Nineteenth and east on Nineteenth..to Chester avenue, where It will 'swing north on Chester to Twenty-fourth, then turn Ing right on Twenty-fourth to Kentucky at Union avenue and continuing on to Alta Vista and back to the circus grounds. Included In the parade will be hundreds of horses, 30 elephants, two caravans of camels, elaborate floats and scores wagons filled with wild animals of the Clyde Beatty mehag< erle. 4 « » Victim of Shotgun Continues to Live Despite general belief ho has only a slight chance to live, Howard Loath, CO, Taft bartender who was shot In the stomach with a shotgun Sunday night, was still clinging to life at West-Side Hospital today. His abdomen is-torn by'a charge of bird alibi fired at close range. Mrs, Margaret McClintlck. 50, who is alleged to have shot Leath because he loaned his automobile to his daughter, is also being held at the hospital. She will fucc trial for murder of Leath if ho dies, county officials have announced. « i > Flyers Refueling Exhausted Pigeon Pilots at Kern County Airport today were "refueling" a carrier pigeon which made a forced landing on the airport, lawn late yesterday, Superintendent. Cecil Meadows reported. This morning the airport weather Instruments Indicated perfect flying conditions, but the exhausted bird preferred to stay a little longer. A band on one leg, Mr. Meadow* reported, bore the inscrlpton AU «8 So Cal P949, while on tho other leg was the Inscription K182 and a message which tho rescuers did not open. <»« » Paul F. Galloway Defendant in Suit For tho death of Richard Foster, who died as a result of Injuries suffered In an automobile accident, W. I. Foster and Lela Mae Foster, his heirs, have filed suit against Paul F. Galloway, the Associated Oil Company and other defendants In which Judgment for $25,473 la asked. The plaintiffs allege the deceased was riding as a guest of Galloway In a truck and that the truck overturned 10 miles southwest of Blackwell's corner and Richard Foster died as a result of Injuries. The accident occurred on July 1, 1936. The complaint was prepared by Brlttan & Mack. 1 .+ .«, CANCEL MEETING Due to the fact that several members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars as well as delegates are attending the national convention at Denver this week, the regular meet of the Private Harold Brown Pout No. 14*S wilt be held this evening, U-o X). Rapp, commander of the post announced today. TpHE six radio performers or acts •*• In Kern County will be selected next week ' by scouts of "California's Hour" for participation In a radio program with Conrad Nagel ovor KHJ and the Columbia network on Monday, September 30. Timed to coincide with Frontier Days week, the salute to Bakers field and Kern County will also tell tho state of Kern's history, scenic beauty and commercial su premacy. To Publicize Kodeo With Conrad Nagcl at tho "mlko," the now famous Bakersfleld Frontier Days scheduled for October 3 and 4 will be publicized on a statewide radio hookup, and citizens of the entire west will bo Invited to Join with this city In Its gay bratlon. Tho Kern County contest winners will each receive $40 In cash, and a round trip to bos Angeles for two days of rehearsal with tho "Call fornla's Hour" cast. Following the broadcast a mall vote from listeners all over California will award one Kern entrant $50 additional plus a chance to compote In the great statewide talent tournament against winners from other coun tics. Semi-final and grand flna prizes of $100 and $500 have boon posted. Audition Dates Lionel K. Bridge of Los Angeles is In Bakersfleld thjp. weak arranging tor the contest, and; tho "California's Hour" scouts will arrive on Mondaj to conduct auditions in radio station KERN. Auditions will be held from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. next Monday and Tuesday. Ten acts will bo selected as out standing by the scouts and from 9 to 9:40 p. m. Wednesday a committee of Kern county citizens will select the six best to broadcast from Los Angeles the following Monday. Open to All More than an amateur program, the contest Is open to all, amateurs and professionals alike. An acconi panlst will be provided and advance entries are not needed, but entrants are asked to bring their own music. On tho final program Conrad Na gel, master of ceremonies, will read a 1000-word tribute to Kern county and. tho local winners will repeal their acts to the accompaniment ol music by David Brockman. Railway Depot Is For Sale, Report M tso'ctatcd I'reit Leated Wire) CORONA. Sept. 16.—Ono well used railway depot, heirloom of th 1880s, was offered for sale today. It is owned by tho Santa Fe which plans to replace It with now 130,000 structure, lackinr ginger-bread wood carving, tall heal Ing stoves and the memory of visit by the, twenty-third Presiden of the United States, Benjamin Har rlson. While the company looked for buyer, Station Agent Walter B. HI was ordered to prepare to move hi staff to box cars on a nearby old ing. - » « • .I. Body of Man Dead 30 YearsJLocatec fAuoclatrd frtfn Lraied Wire} LEON, Norway, Sept. 10. — Rescu parlies searching for victims of Hun day night's tragic avalanche am flood In the beautiful Luko Leon va ley, discovered today tho body of f man who died In a similar cataatro phe more than 30 years ago. Tho great wave which wa« sllrre by the rock slides Into the lake threv the body ashore. It had laid at the bottom of Leon lake, one of tho deepest In Europe, since 1905 whon another avalanche killed 60 persons. The icy lake, filled with glacial waters, It was said, preserved the body so well It was Identified. » Kern Commit Ice ilanned before he goes into action. Our plans are not being disclosed. Mr. Westgate said that under a simple recount proceedings notice of! Ottened Oil Chester l)V such action should b«.filed within a 10-day period which expired this w l'\'. lcu ^1 vu^iui u^ frwoek. However, Mr. McCHntock; land his friends contemplate filing tinder another section of the code! 1?TTTSI'n 'of civil procedure, though Mr.! 1 vnu i Westgato did not outline nor disclose tho statutes undor which tho action would be filed. Various Grounds 01V. LEADERS TO BE INSTALLED Bakersfleld and Taft Units Plan Joint Installation for October 5 Section 115 of the code of civil procedure, of this Hlate, drilling with election contests, permits a contestant to file under several grounds, ono of which may bo malconduet of Judged, another the casting of Illegal votes, £nst Side Office Soon; Tafl Will Open a I Fox Ho lei Three City Police Officers Certified for New Position P OLICE Inspeotora Tom HII- dreth and H. V. Grayson and Motorcycle Officer BUI Johnson today were certified by the police civil service commission to Chief Bob Powers as candidates for appointment to the newly created lieutenancy In the police department. They finished first, second and third, respectively, In the examinations conducted yesterday afternoon under the supervision of George F. Hughes, T. E. Kllpsteln and C. L. Gibson .of the civil service commission. Police Chief Powers ssld he would announce the appointment tomorrow. "PRESAGING -a vigorous cam-1 palgn locally for the re-election of President Franklin D. Roose- Joint Installation of officers of tho Disabled American Veterans and Aux- , . This section provides that notice of j velt, opening of Bukersflold head- llary of tho Taft and Bakersfleld jhupters will be held in Bakorsfleld on Monday, October 5, with bowls 'hews, state department commander, as Installing officer. New officers of the Bakorsfleld chapter are Bmmett Stewart, commander, Earl Kochn, senior vice-" commander, John Edgar, junior vice- commander, Fred Rutherford, chap- "aln, Dean Hurley, treasurer, K. L. 3urran, state executive commltleman, and Louis Kaiull and Stephen Bay us, chapter executive eommlUoemen. Tho auxiliary elected Mrs. Henrietta Branas commander, Mrs. Ruby Edgar senior vice-commander, Mrs. the contest must bo filed within 30 days of tho declaration of tho results of the election. This code section would give Mr. McClintock ample time In which to file his contest. At the recent primary election Supervisor Abel received a total of 2385 votes against 2441 for McClIn- lock thus giving McClintock a ma,[ Jorlty of 66 votes. Absentee Vote Count The ballotfl of absentee voters remained to be counted, however. When they were opened and a tabulation was begun here before a sper-lal election board, tho count lie.camo Intensely dramatic. A final total of lf>6 for Abe) and 92 for McCUnUmk gave tho incumbent a majority of eight votes. Yesterday In ono edition of The Cnllfornlan It was reported that tho Bertha Yates junior vice-commander, i tlmo for filing an election content Mrs. Kosalle Bickers chaplain, Mrs. Elizabeth Montgomery state executive committeoman, and Mrs. Hazel Klncald, treasurer, and Mrs. Yntes alternate executive commlttceman. City Personals Bits of News had expired. Tho 10-day expiration was for a recount, according to Information supplied Tho California!!. However, an election contest may bo filed within 30 days under another section and as luto as six moiithn under another. Frank S. Reynolds Post No. 26, the American Legion, will hold lt« regular meeting Thursday evening. In lino with tho J^oglon program throughout tho country, Ray Hurtim, chairman of tho post Americanism commltteo Is arranging a program for the proper observance of Constitution week. Former residents of now living In Kern county, aro Invited to attend tho annual Tennessee picnic to be hold Sunday, September 20. at Ocoan and San Vicente boulevards In Santa Monica. Music and a program of addresses are scheduled. George Do Armond, advertising man of The Bakersfleld California!!, was given a vote of fltml nnoeptnnco by directors of Bakorsflold 20-30 Club as a new member of tho organization last night. Movies Blamed in Extortion Scheme (Unlttd Prcit Lcated n'lrej ATLANTA, da., Sept. 10. — Frank Edward Stephens, an undergrown boy who has spent six of hl« 10 yearn In reform schools, said today It was a motion ploturo about gangsters that inspired him to threaten to kidnap Shirley Temple, child movie star. lie confessed last night, ncrvoimly patting down his oll-Mlcked hair and fingering his gaudy necktie, that ho attempted to extort $24,000 from tho young star's parents because "1 thought they would pay off." Ho wap arraigned before a United States commissioner on a chargo of quarters of tho Democratic central committee at 1640 Chester avenue was announced today by J. J. McMillan, member of tho Central Commltteo and chairman of tho sub-committee In charge of arrangements for tho looal office. Bukersflold headquarters will bo under tho management of C. 8. Kddy, formor executive of tho Mayward Lumber Company hero. 1'liiii CninpalRii Mr. McMillan, named by 10. C. Emnions of Tuft, chairman uf thft Central Commltteo, to supervise the campaign on tho Kant Sldo, said plans uro being perfected for n stirring pro-election drive. Tho. Dompcratlc banner already has boon raised above Chostnr avenue, nnd another Is being planned for linker street In Mast Kakersflpld. It "is nlso contemplated to establish Kaat Bakorsflold brunch offices of the. Central Commltteo within tho next fow weeks. I Supplies Hern i l.npel buttons, literature and cam- i pnlgn Huppllos already aro available i at tho Chester avenue headquarters. Ono of tho first undertakings locally jjvlll be ,a drive for campaign funds, to bo •launched Immediately under the direction of a finance commltteo comprised of Charles Uaor, jrorrest Cnssady, Albert Wilbur and Mr. McMillan, TAFT 11KA WQ I'AHTKKS TO 1U5 Ol'KN SOON TAFT, Hopt. 10. — Democratic headquarters "for tho coming presidential campaign will be opened In tho Fox Hotel building on Fourth street near Main within tho next fow days. Hun no m are being painted nnd other arrangements made. Including tho Installation of a telephone. The office headquarters will bo In EXTORTION TRIAL Selection of Jurv After Venire Informed of State Charges Several Bakersfleld dontluta expect | to attend the thirty-ninth annual I meeting of tho Southern California i Stttte Dental Association, uchedulod at Btllmore hotel In boa Angeles, September 21 to 23, Inclusive. his own $500 bond. Authorities planned to ask Alabama authorities j to return him to the Alabama Indus- j trial School for Boys, from which ho | was paroled In 1934. If Aluhiimu of- ! flclals refuse, ho may be prosw.ulod I as an extortionist. j 100 Hear Talk by Townsend Expert Ray V. Bunim, local attorney and member of tho Bakorsfleld Klwanla Club, has been elected district governor of Klwanls clubs for this district. - 4 « * Daughter of Post Publisher Is Wed (Aurtclntcd I'rtiii Leaned Wire) DENVER. Colo., Sept. 16. --Minn Helen Q. HonfiUi, daughter of the lato Frederick CJ. Bonflls, publisher of tho Denver Post, and George HomncH, New York stago director, were married hero today. They met at tho Klltch CSardens theater In Denver thlH summer when Sonnies was director of tho Klltch Block Company. Miss Bon- file was u. niombor of the company. Bho Is part owner of the Denver Post. Mrs. Maggie Shipp Is Taken by Death Mi's. Maggie Emma Bhipp, 60, a native of Missouri and a resident of Bakerafield for the past three years, died at her home at 2414 Lake street yesterday. She is survived by her husband, Edward M. Bhlpp, a sister, Mrs. Nellie Blake, and a brother, Clyde Creswell, the latter two being of Topeka, Kans. Funeral services wtU be conducted by tho Reverend Charlea Hiilmc, Thursday morning at 30 o'clock, *t Hopson chap*), with Richard Skinner as vocal iK>lo|«t. r Interment will be in t/nlpn cemei*ry.- Range Land Slate Is Now in Effect (United I'rei* treated Wire) BERKRM3Y. Cn]., Sept. 10.— A program for the Improvement of range lands In 13 wentern states, which provides for the payment of specified 'amounts to range men, was effective today, the regional office of the AAA announced. States Included In the program ara Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. violating tho "Lindbergh" law and j cllBr(w o{ ft Imula|{M .. Cann)a , Kn nm ; permitted, after confessing, lo s! B n le| ., al win llo UVU |lablo at this point I for all wishing It. U.S.S. Langley Is Assigned New Job (ifnilfd Frem Leaied Wire I SAN D112UO. 8opt. 10.- The U. H. H. Langley. converted collier which became America's first aircraft ear- Her, today ended her career with tho aircraft battlo force when sho was assigned to tho baso unit. Piano squadrons uttsrhcd to the historic Langley, the VF-1U and tho VS-4B, were transferred to tho newer Saratoga and Lexington curriers. Originally tho Jupiter, Iho vessel was remodeled and renamed In J9S3 when nho wna adapted for aircraft use. Many of the developments used In building tho Harntogn. Hunger and Lexington, now In commission, and Ih tho Yorktown and Unterprlso, carriers under construction, wore tested on the Langley. With thftr two llltlo girls sitting In court iifnrby. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh 1C. Carlln nntl Mr. and MPH. Allwrt M. InlooH wont on trial today he- fore Supnrlor Judgo II. B. Lambert charged with oxtortlon and conspiracy to commit oxtortlon. Tom Scott.. dlxtrU't attorney nnd Norman Main, deputy, an> preparing to present the Kt«to'n cane In which It will 1»> alleged that tho ' married couples ostorti-d $1000 from i J. N. Mllham. u rancher nnd en- I deavored to extort more money from | him. I The allcgod rxtortlon domand was 1 made under throat of exposing the I rancher for (inserted Immoral rtMii ; tlon«hli>H with two llttln nlrl«. ac- i curding to tho en no tins »tuln 1« ready to prpxwiit. Mllhum. the com- '; plulntviK wltnoHn dcnltsK any micli i relallonHhlp with the two little KlrlK \ and Nwora out the criminal charges ' agaliiHt the four UoK'nduiilH. Attorney W. C. Don-Is will defend the two couple*. | .hid KO Lambort opened tho onue j today by outlining brlnfly tho state/H : charge* ngnlnnt the (lofondnntH and ! Informing the Jury venire that tlu-| quartet was to ho doomed Inimcont ! unions proved guilty beyond nil rea- Monable doubt and to a moral cer ' tnlnly. Thp rourt then gave his attention to tho pracesN of selecting a Jury to hoar tho evlileneo. 4 l > Psychiatrists in Riverside Hearing Overwhelming Ballot of 316 to 32 Is Cast in Favor of Project WORK SLATED SOON District Directors Hope to Have Construction Launched in Winter j (Special to The Callfnmian) W/'ASCO, Sept. 16.—Almost unanimous support was given the $90,000 newer bond Issue by Wasco voters at the polls yesterday, the 1 bonds carrying by 316 yes to 32 no. Tho vote authorizes construction of n' much-needed sanitary launched '• sewage disposal system which will Include mains, outfall sewer and a modern sewage disposal plant. With a -IB per cent PVVA grant already promised, tho total cost will bo $151,363, according to estimates. The vole of 34 S was nearly 60 per cent of tho registered voters and kept the election officers busy all afternoon. FIREMEN SAVE HOME O. W. TreWe, 1411-BMt Eighteenth street, reported today that the prompt action of the HumbokH street station flra *quod «av«d his home from serious damage by flames on Sunday whon a fire broke out on the rear service porch. Defective wiring 1»' believed responsible (or the firo; which was extinguished One hundred members attended a meeting of Townsend Club No. l nt Hmerson school auditorium, Tuesday evening, to hear on address by Dr. J. A. Ober of this city, formerly of Modesto, and Mrs. Clara. Crays, who spoke on tho Townscnd plun and gave humorous readings. At 9 o'clock tho group listened to a broadcast by ICdward Margett. who spoke on tho need of voters registering. Women of Townsond Club No. 1 will meet at tho homo of Mrs. I'hlla Fox, Thursday morning, for n. 10 o'clock session devoted to iiullllng, Bach participant will bring a covered dish for a pot luck luncheon. Tickets for n barbecue In October will be available noxl week. Mrs. Crays will address Club No. !! In Washington school, Thursday night. Temperatures Drop in Northwest Area fAitorlalfd I'rctl Iifaurd Wire) CHICAGO, Kept. 10.--The drought and heut which pluguod tho nation's northwest for several months had fallen book today before frost and frnezlng tcmpornturfis. Massed ulr from tho north Pacific j ocean, "extremely cold for this time, i of year," probably will extend Into i other portions of the middle west by tonight, Forecaster J. It. Lloyd predicted. H In Chicago the temperature fell Into the low sixties after a new siege of 2.6 inches of rain which brought the September total to 7.7 inane*, compared with a 3.14 normal for the month. Deficiency for the year was reduced to 8.16 Inches, with a total to date of 21.30 Inches. Frost hit the Dakota*, northern Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Washington and Oregon. Damage was believed confined to the Idaho potato crop, Lloyd said.^ j ^ • TEST CASE SET ONTARIO, Itept, 18. (A- P.}—A test case of California's JAW compelling parallel parking on state highways was prepared for the courts by Ontario ftttthotittet iptyy. Th* point • i "IWMMA Mr* 11 *-— ats-i : *.J_ JL. _ * '. to$g.JNt Woman Brings Down Ape WHhShotgun I'rrtt l.ranfit Wire) NEW YORK, Sept. 10.— Miss Martha Schmidt, quiet und £0, who says shfi never before handled firearms, brought down a 66-pound np« with ono blunt of a shot— but not In tho junglos. The ape. christened Jocko, escaped from n rondsldo refreshmnnt stand flvo days ngii, killed two dugs nnd did some general terrorising before It U In Imped by the board of director* of the Wasro Public Utility District (hat construction can be started In the winter lo provide labor for local unemployed during the slack agricultural NPilMOII. Tho dlrectorM aro A. .1. SIcCombs, chairman, holund Briar, and J. O. McKlvancy. with Mls« Winifred Cokolpy as dork. Mr. Briar \vaa as- mirwl In n recent visit to the Los AnifoloH PWA office thai tho fod- oral grunt of 45 por cent of tho COM HwtiHod only passage of the bonds by tho voters. Prtti Lcatrd \\~irt) RIVBRH1DK, Hopt. 10.— Psychln trlHts wpro summoned by the prone- i department cutlon today to testify concerning CO-yeur-old Fred Hart's plea that he was Insane when ho shot his former sweetheart Mrs. KllzAbeth Martin. In her Indlo bungalow July 7. If ho Is found sane, ho will bo sentenced for murder. The gray-haired defendant admitted the slnylng, but mild n "mil- cldn pact" with Mrs. Martin had failed. "lie told the Jury ho entered the bungalow, carrying a gun. a week after she had jilted him nnd married another man In IMH Vegan, Nov. After she fell wounded, ho said ho bent over and klssod her, thon went for a doctor. Scoutmasters of Bakersfield Meet Scoutmasters of Uakersflold dis- trlot mot nt dinner last night to plan full activities for their troops. Tho first of these will be a senior Scout dinner for boys over 15 to be held ai the reservation on Kern river Ht 6:30 o'clock noxl Saturday night. Transportation will be furnished from the city hall for thoso desiring it. Adult leaders and their ladies will enjoy tho first of a projected series of ladles' nights at the reservation on Satunlny, September 26, meeting for dinner at 6:45 o'clock. Those planning to attend are asked to no tlfy headquarters. Tho Scouts will assist tho police during Frontier Days October 3 and 4. On November 7 a flfld day with contests In Scout skills Is planned. Tentatively planned also Is n (ttunpflre for Halloween eve. which falls lhl« year on Saturday. A week end training course for scoutmasters and commitleemen will IKS held ni tho Kern River Scout Reservation October IT nnd 18. with Oscnr Klrkhnm of Salt Lake City, deputy regional executive, as leader. Ask Police to Aid Search for Three Jw im parking of wo- £.*ft.u. 'jii— %)»-__•*-£ «-«»*»*l 11A showed up nt Miss Schmidt's door. I ronl , o » ) ! " lruclion ls Russians Ready to Meet Trouble, Say (Attoclattd Freti l.raird Wire) K1RV, U. s. 8. R, Hept. 16.—War Commissar Klcmentl K. Voroshlloff, concluding army maneuvers In tho tJkrulne, declared today: "Wo unready to meet...trouble itt imy ino- ment." Thus he. got In tho last word In tho week of Hovlcl-llennmi flsl shaking allendnnt upon tho Number^ Nazi congress. j "We always wern nnd always j shall bo adherents of peace," suld i Voroshlloff, "because wo know thut ] only In pence lle« nn opportunity fnr human progress. , "Kvery success of ours on tho' front of peaceful socialistic con-; were- on flic at police headquarters today for assistance In locating thri'o persons'. M. B. Rode ers of Cedar Gap. Mo., asks word concerning his son, Paul Phillip Rodgers, employed on the Hill ranch nt Keeno when ia*t heard from. Mrs. Barbara Howhe, Box S4, has written concertilnK her daughter, Mrs. Leonora Garcia Ijiwrence. who was last reported residing at Tohachapl. 13 yearn u(?o. Anyone knowing tho whereabouts i)f MIT. -Mary Burton, widow of thoi late Jesse E. Burton. Is asked to com- munlcato with police, or with th« CCC cump nt Van Nuys, ontt^ *Ji»ht jfciBii^U^ UN* 'JwiuM; Her uponlel was ono of Iho do g « killed and she was ready for tho apo with o borrowed shotgun. The charge not only killed Jocko. but shuttctred 18 panes of glass in a greenhouse adjoining tho home. * « • Bank Structure Is Stronger Than Ever (Attoclaled Prett Leaied Wire) DETROIT, Sept. 16.— Asserting that "many of the banks which never should have been chartered" were eliminated betyeen 193$ and 1933, Chairman Leo T. Crowley of the Federal Deposit Insurance Cor poratlon added today that the country's banking structure now "U in a stronger position thtin it has been for many y«or»." Addressing the unnusl 'meeting of the National AtwoolaUon of Hupervlu- ors of Htale Banks hero, Crowley •aid that there havo been only 85 fall. nrtiu ot Insured banks during two and a half years ot deposit Insurance, blow ttt CHpltnltsm. i Capitalism understands this, and prepares war against u*. "That l», why we must work still harder." , Arms Manufacturer to Be Prosecuted (Aiiociatcd Preit Ltatcd Wire) PAH18, Sept. It.—French official* announced tonight the government had decided lo procecule Schneider .4 Company, the famous arms manufacturers, on charges of poor work on armaments for Krance. Similar charges were announced against another anus manufacturer. Marx Dormoy, undersecretary In j the premier's office, said the manu-j facturer* Would but prosecuted for! "making false dies," but Minister of j the Interior Roger Solcngro explained the charge* would be .based j on "bungling" work, '. The factory at Crousot, headed by| Eugene Schneider, Is among those j scheduled for luttiQkuUiHUiun under j a new law. ' ; SALE OF MONUMENTS Sept. 1 lo Sept. 15 SOME AT LESS THAN WHOLESALE All Greatly Reduced MANY DESIGNS TO CHOOSE FROM ED. HELM Monument* EIGHTH AND BAKER Phone ISO

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