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^f^;"^^^^^ ' l Ni'Wf'?'Sr" •%/-y<f^P$p; ' 'l '*•-", ^. ( I • ' ' '" N ,' "i 1 ' * ' ' ' '.'"'' ^ ' ' ' "*' r I EDITION COMPLETE ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE THE LtADING NtWS»A«K OP THE SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN YAUEY FULL AND EXCLUSIVE UNITED PRESS REPORT LAST EDITION VOL.XLV1 16 PAGES BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1936 TWO SECTIONS No. 46 JAPANESE TROOPS OCCUPY SHANGHAI 40 VIGINTILLION IN BALM ASKED LANDON GALLED NOT CONSISTENT Owners' Chairman Says if Pacts Not Renewed May Occur Sept. 30 F. D. R. SEEKS PEACE If Not Enough of Men to Man Vessels, Will Halt Sailings (Associated Prcm Lcated Wire) CAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23.—A *"* definite threat of a "shutdown" of Pacific Coast shipping, September 30, entered the maritime labor situation today as hopes for a settlement of working agreement disputes turned to the national capital. Thomas Q. Plant, chairman of the coast waterfront employers' committee, said that if new agreements are not reached by the end of the month the question of continued operation will depend on workers. "If enough men report for wirk," he said, "we'll continue. If not there xvlll be a shutdown." The expected appointment by President Kooscvclt of a maritime commission, under the Copcland maritime act of congress, wan seen an u possible solution of the situation. Reports from Washington said tho White HouBB'-has Indicated the corn-'* mission, which Joseph B. Weaver of tho bureau of navigation and steamboat Inspection asserted could prevent a .tie-up, will be appointed shortly. Weaver stated In Washington that the commission would have authority to assure continuance of present working agreements pending a study of the conflicting demands of employers and unions. * Meanwhile, the sailors' union of the Pacific made a new offer to the employers' committee for resumption of negotiations on a new agreement. The union, through its secretary, Harry .Lundeberg, agreed to submit to "any group of lawyers" Its contention that the new agreement should be signed separately by each shipping company. Negotiations wore halted several clays ago when the ship companies, through Plant, Insisted they would aCt jointly In the matter. Father Coughlin's Life Threatened (United rre»» Lcated Wire) CINCINNATI, Sept. 23.—Reverend Charles K. Coughlln, crusading Detroit priest, protected by a special police guard because National Union for Social Justice leaders said threats had been made against his llfo, planned to consult a physician here today for treatment of a cold and stomach ailment. After saying mass at St. Peter's Cathedral, Father Coughlln had breakfast and then went to a hotel for a press conference. He said he intended to go to a hospital but later decided to rest in his hotel room until tonight, when he will speak at the Cincinnati baseball park. In addition to the police guard, NUSJ leaders said a special body-, g^ard of husky members will protect Father Coughlln while he Is In Cincinnati. The threats were made In letters received during the past fexv days, It was said. ^Albert B. Savoy, second district president of tho NUSJ and Louis C. Rlttmeyer, assistant state NUSJ supervisor in charge of the southern Ohio district, revealed tho threats. —• •>«» Roosevelt Leads in 20 of 23 Counties BALTIMORE, Sept. Z3. (A. P.)— President Roosevelt led today In 20 of the state's 23 counties In the sun- pilpers' presidential poll of registered votes in Maryland. Governor Alf M. Landon, Republican presidential nominee, retained the other three. Roosevelt led in Baltimore city by 22,785. 'Latest returns compiled today by the Evening Sun (Independent Democrat) showed Roosevelt had a majority of 81,418 votes over Landon and 61.81 per cent of the total vote, .31 per cent larger than the ratio he received In the 1932 election. Landon had 37.60 per cent of the 129,702 total vote." The Evening gun's count showed-. For- Roosevelt, 80.174, Landon. 48,781 (United t'rr,»» Leaned Wire) OEATTLE, Sept. 23.—DoUglas *J Van Home needn't have gone to the trouble of figuring how much the alleged false Imprisonment of his minor son was worth. Federal Judge John C. Bowman ruled Van Home's suit, directed against Chief Supreme Court Justice William J. Mlllard and King County Juvenile Court officers, was outside Jurisdiction of his court and dismissed It. Van Home asked $40,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. Advises Against Being Involved in Foreign Entanglements (Atenclaled 1'rcss Leate,d Vi'irr.) CLEVELAND, Sept. 23.—William Green, president, of the American Federation of Labor, urged tho American Loglon today to stand with organized labor against Amor- lean participation In the "most perilous und distressing situation which exists In Europe." "Wo must not become Involved in a foreign war In which we have no direct concern,*: Green ,said In nn, address to the Legion's eighteenth natlonal convention. ;••• '. Strengthen Laws "The neutrality legislation already passed by Congress must bo and should be strengthened so that the guaranties of peace and our nation's insurance against foreign entanglements may bo strengthened and maintained," he ^ declared In a (NBC) radio network broadcast. "The American Legion und the American Federation of Labor, standing together, will constitute a mighty force against any attempt which may be made to Inveigle tho United States Into any of tho controversies and war activities of European countries." lllnes Speaks General Frank T. Mines. U. S. administrator of veterans' affairs, told the convention his bureau contemplated no reduction In veterans' benefits but warned ex-service men to go. slowly In socking additional governmental aid for themselves and their dependents. "It Is my advice that In tho consideration of future proposals for the enactment of additional legislation beneficial to veterans and to their dependents," ho said, "duo recognition bo given to existing benefits and care exercised to avoid tho possibility of claims of Injustice to that group of citizens not falling within the classification of war veterans and their dependents." « i » Hoare Statement Arouses II Duce (Associated Prctt Lcated Wire) ROME, Wept. 23.—Any British attempt to dominate the Mediterranean would bo a dangerous tendency, well informed sources commented today following publication of declarations by 8lr Samuel Hoare, first lord of the British admiralty. "For England to try to reach a hegemony or predominance of a sea In which a large power such as ours has elements essential to Its life. Including our communications with our empire—which exists, no one can Ignore It—would be a dangerous direction of policy." the newspaper La Trlbuna declared. Sir Hamuol, returning yesterday from an Inspection trip to the Mediterranean, announced "we Intend to face new, difficult situations which are arising and make our position quite secure for the future." He said Britain hoped to remain on good relations with all Mediterranean powers, including Italy, "but that docs not absolve us from the obvious necessity of making our own communications as secure aa we can." Candidate Says Will Make "Agriculture Free and Independent" SCORES NEW DEAL Cash v Aid, Conservation Payments Promised by Nominee (Attoplated I'rett Leaned Wire) T)ES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 23.— •*-' Governor Alf M. Landon stopped personally Into Iowa Republican party organization work today after a farm address pledging "a free and Independent agriculture." Cash benefit and conservation payments were endorsed by the Presidential candidate last night amid the cheers of an audience at the state fair grounds estimated by Police Captain F. E. Timmons at from IB.000 to 18,000. Cheers greeted his declaration that after four years tho new deal was "right back where It started from" and that UH conservation plan WHH "a stop pup and a subterfuge." Criticizes New Deal Landon asserted that In his opinion the new deal had no farm policy and outlined his pledge for '"a-.jfet- tied, Workable national policy for agriculture." Tho RepUfincffrifoTiiiKec^s Intensive schedule today called.-for con- ferejices with party leaders,' sandwiched between breakfast with members of the state central committee and state candidates, and a luncheon for 300 ,Jowa editors and 09 farmers —one from each county. Makes Promises He promised to fulfill nil outstanding obligations to the nation's farmers Incurred by the present administration and to continue relief checks, drawing applause with tho (Continued nn I'age Kir) » f.ltMtitatcd Prtit Leqtrtt Wire) N EW YORK, Sept. 23.—Senator Joseph T. Robinson said today the farm program of Governor Alf M. Landon, made known last night, "Is Inconsls- tent with hi* pr6po»al to balance the nation's budget." "In one breath," the majority leader of the Senate said, "Governor Landon advocates the balancing of the budget, and In the next he recognizes the necessity of continuing, while the present conditions prevail, the great expenditures from the treasury for cash benefits to farmers and for unemployment relief, "Everyone recog'nlies that these two sources of expenditure are what have kept the budget out of balance. "It Is also Interesting to note that the only taxes' which he proposes to reduce or eliminate consist In the so-called corporation surplus profit tax or earnings tax." Citing that this tax Is estimated to yield around $600,000,000 yearly, Robinson continued: "I ask anyone who thinks he Is able to answer It, Including Governor Landon, how Is It proposed to balance the budget promptly, while continuing payments of cash benefits to farmers and expenditures for unemployment relief, and at the same time reducing by some $600,000,000 the federal tax Incomes?" APAN.CHINA U. S. Per Capita Debt Below That of France and Britain Mired Disorder lo Discredit Men on Strike OFFERS DOCUMENTS E. ,1. \VacicTor Chicago Describes Peculiar Vocation By JOHN FISCHER (AttncinteA 1'rr.nt Leaned Wlrci | W/'ASHINQTON. Sept. 23.—K. .1. " McDade. of Chicago, told a sen- (United I'rett Leated Wire) • TVfEW YORK, Sept, 23.—Tho per' capita national debt for tho! j United States is considerably below I that for England and France, while' the proportion of government debt) T ^ . I to national income boro in loss than ^'CatC j one-third the ratio for those ua- i lions, nn analysis by A. M. Lamport! ; & Company showed totlny. ; The study showed tho United ' '• States In paying nnnual Interest ; j charges of $825,000,000 on Its nn- ! ! tloniil debt of $34,000,000,000, com- i I pared with $1,050,000,000 nnd $35,-! 000,000,000, roKpootlvoly for England i and $685,000,000 and $21,700,000.000, ! respectively, for Franco. Tho perl capita national debt for tlui 1'nlt.edi States WHS $2Bt!, compared with $761 for England and $517 for Franco, Por capita nnnual Interest hero worked out ul $6.46, agidiist $21'.IS3 for Knglnnd and $10.31 for Franco. Tho national debts of Kngland nnd GERMAN FLYING BOAT AT HORTA I Attociated rrrtt Leaned Wirtl H ORTA, Azores, Sept. 23.—The Aeolus, 10-ton German Lufthansa flying boat, arrived safely at 1:40 p. m. Greenwich mean time today (8:40 a. m. eastern standard time) from New York. The flight was made In the fast time of 17 hours and 47 minutes. franco did not Include obligations t ate Investigating committee today j iho United states known HH "war he had been frequently employed loans." by stPHce-broiiklns agencies to cro- ! Estimating national income of tho ate disoraens for the purpose of Un " od ; slal<<M '" *5n.soo, thoi c • proportion of government debt toioH\ national Income of $18.700.000.000 for I Knglund Iho proportion worked out to 178 per cent und for France with ! national Income of $11,750,000,000 at i 18fi por cent. j The per capita lax burden for tho l.'nlted Htntes wftw shown at $44.27: on per capita national Income of i _.___„ tintoh Htrlkers. Me- Hade testtoefl, before tho La Pol- lotto committee Investigating alleged violations of workers' civil liberties that three men wore killed in u seven-hour batllo at Lnko Charles, La., whetv ho had brought 21 men from Now Orleans to sorvo Armies! i Hurled Back From \ Both Positions as guards during u longshoremen's $467, against $S2.6fi nnd $428 respoc- I strike. j Tells of Kmployment I Thp guards wore sworn in as upo- ! clnl deputy sheriffs, he said, und | were arrnod with machine guns and ' tear gas supplied by l>>d«ral Laboratories, Inc., oC Pittsburgh. They wore employed by' thr'Railway Audit i ttnd iJnsp&Mlon Company, an Indus- i trial deteotjve flnp, he adtjled! i , Two of the guards wore killed by pIckcterH, JUcDade testified, when they tried to bring a truck through j the strikers' linos. Strategy Board lo Meet Tomorrow With Chief to Plan Tours Mediators Hopeful Settlement Can Reached Soon That (United fret* I.rmcd.Wire) 8ACHAMI5NTO, Sept. 23.—Saltritts strike medlatom meeting" here with Governor Frank F. Merrtam ex- proHHed thn hope today that they ] would draft an agreement which would bo acceptable to labor and the i Growers-ShlpperD Association. j Governor Men-lain, particularly, wttH optlmlsllc. o» the delegates, representing tho State Federation of ! Ijvbor and tho growers-shippers, ro- | sumed the discussions which were j started yesterday In an effort to j devise a satisfactory method of end| Ing the lettuce Htriko. i ' Hope Voiced "Both committees now fully understand the difficulties which have arisen and the real crux of the meeting probably will come today in the I undertaking to draft a satisfactory j agreement and one acceptable to both | parties. i "It Is my opinion that this will moon a'give and take proposition, j "Owing to tho fine co-operallon and i exceedingly gentlemanly and dlgni- i fled way of discussing and approa'ch- ing the problems during yesterday's session, I am confident that such an agreement may be drawn." Members of both committees declined to discuss what progress had boon made by Edard Vanoleur. executive secretary of the State Federation of Ijabor and spokesman for tho labor group. «ald: "I certainly hope we reach an agreement today." Nazis Strike at Jewish Veterans (Aundated Preii Leaied Wire) BERLIN, Sept. 23.—Blind Jewish •war veteran* have lost the privilege of reduced monthly telephone rates. The ministry of posts and telegraphs, which previously extended preferential reduced rato privileges to all blind veterans, announced cancellation of the concBMlon for all non Aryans. The official statement gave no nsajuon'for th« action. (United I'ren Lcaieit Wire) HYDE PARK, Sept. 23.—President Roosevelt laid oul his maps and began drawing up his plans for tho campaign war In earnest today. Tomorrow the ranking gpncrals of his staff will Join him hero for a council on strategy. Thoy will decide, In broad outline, whore and when he will speuk In the six weeks remaining before tho election, and the general tactics of tho campaign. He already hud received reports from Vincent Dulley, acting chairman of tho New York stale Democratic committee In the absence of Karley. Callers during the day Included Oswald Garrison Vlllard. owuor of the nation, William McCaffrey, Syracuse banker, and Maxlmllllan Toch, prcBldenl of Hie Ainuriuan Society of Chemical Engineers. This afternoon he will put the Diablo power station, on DIP BUaglt river In Washington, Into operation by pressing an electric button. It won considered almost certain, around the summer White liaise., that party leaders Invited h«re tomorrow will urge Mr, Roosevelt to retrace, as far as possible, tho route of the speaking .tour that ho made In October of 1832, He traveled then from coast to count. Baseball Results (Coprrliht. I83B. by AuorUlrd Pnui Fascist Hoadquartors, Talnvera Do _ La llelmi. Sept. 28.—Tho fall of lively, for Kngland, and $63.60 and j Madrid and Toledo won declared Inv $280, respectively, for France. | mlnont today by Insurgent loaders ! as tho Fascists rapidly cut tho distance Hcparatlug their armies from both ciilos. Office™ utttil tho government forces were hurled back on both fronts after suffering- severe lossoa In bat Hen at Torrljos and along tha TiUnver*'Mndrld highway beyond AlaqtiedR. Reports were curront tha Madrid govern mcnt was debating the ad- During (lib 1031 Cleveland mlll< i .. , , , ,, , ,. »«•" *-«•» "»° "<.•«/» rllto, McDude told thv commlltiv, AirpUUieS Land OOldlCrS | Vl8llblm y " f surrender. red paint wan daubed on (lie house i ... n I i 1-1 i • i Oonoral Francisco Fr of Krank Tabor, head of (he Ta- ty HaracllUtCS Behind Bluejackets, Armed for War, in International Settlement FLEET ENTERS PORT j Re-enactment of Siege of 1932 Feared; Situation Frought With Peril By MORRIS J. HARRIS (ropjrrlnM. 1J3H. br AnorUted Prut) SHANGHAI, Sept. 23. (Thursday). '-'Japanese bluejackets, armed for war, held a huge area of Shanghai's international settlement under martial law early today In a grim search for the gunmen who, a few houra before, had shot three Japanese marines, one of them fatally. Recall 1932 Siege Memories of Shanghai's memor» ablo 1932 slego ramp buck vividly aa tho reinforced Japanese marines oc- oupled the entire Hongkew area of I tho BPttlement, whore tho shootings i ooourred, and spread their lined to i tho crwk which outs through tho i heart of the foreign area. (A,t Toklo. tho naval minister. Ad- j mlro] Oaunil Nagano, assumed active i (•ommand of the fle*t upon receipt of ; llif news from Shanghai.) | Tho Japanese charged the Hhoot- j ings were the work of two Chinese Kunmon. One suspect was held, another fled into the maze of dark alleys of the Japanese-populated district. Tho two surviving marines, it wa» announced, probably would recover. bor Ire Cream Company, In nn attempt "t« create Hcntlment against (lie Htrlkors." Guardn turned over union automobiles and fired on tholr own men In that strllte, he said, to rroato disorders and cause tho hiring of ! mere men. Enemy" Lines MOSCOW, Hfjpt. 23.~-CloudH of nll-planoH rained Holdlern on iho Moscow dlRtrlol today during military runco, Inmirg- | out commander, however, prepnroit i to take Madrid by Morni. probably | in a Joint attack with forces of Ocn- ' cral Kinlllo Mola. advancing 1 out of the Uuudnrrama mountains northwest of Iho capital. The column advancing down tho road to Toledo"", following the fall of maneuvers. Vunl fleets of plane* ' Torrljod. wan reported to have ponn- M,.Tin ,» ««i^ i.« ,.„.. ««.. i ..if i converted tho heavens into u verlt- ' trated within a ffcw miles of Toledo, al ^Job" by the Jf"me« Floki ! ttW 1 flylng nrm V. ry f.° r n>lml0 .. ™: I lry ' nB """P 0 ™"'*- to roach lho city roncy of OhiCdtfo. which HPIII fivo •• » /% . . • • • *, r.,, .„ r-i«.,»i.,.,7, ...„!..„ u, " .'.'__' I f °rce«. In Ihe maneuvers, regarded j longuered Alcazar. thai Agency men to Cleveland under his super- j j,y H USH | a n • tactics of tho future, 6200 troops Document* 1'renenled : floated to earth on parachutes bo Documents lo show thai the Fed- long the main highway to Madrid, Franco's troops had as their objecllvo the. Important town eral laboratories, Incorporated, sold machlun frunw to the pollco chief of Went Point, da., and that they wore later .turned over to a textile firm, wort- proKentPd during yesterday's committee^ Reunion. hind "enemy llm-s." Tho Ktrntetfum i of Navnlcarncro, only about 18 miles Hucoecdi'd In hulling a "bluo" attack ! from tbo capital, on tlui Klulazma river approach to ! the capital. i 1'lancN Drop Troop* At OIIQ time.' ai'OO troopM Uroppud I to tin; eurlh on parHchuu>«i from a Capture of thin xtronghold would throw tho government forced buck on tbolr lout dofensoH nojir the «uburbn of Madrid. A large number of rolnforcotnentH ,,.. . i —. ... —.. j-.,.... ...» ...*.,. » *^ 4.1, K^T fiii,,ii»-i ui i iriiniii uviiu-iiLn .,,,?" L,f" a ™?.. ^.^.. ol ^T. d .,.. to l neo1 ° f «J*» ntlc transports, whllo u i was poured out of Madrid to stom « burgh i convoy of fast Dairy strike, in IB.15, ! Incted this maneuver. lanes While tho McOado wild, adding that ho did I troops billowed earthward, the fight not do any of tho slugging himself. "What wan (ho real purpose behind (hi« MuRRlnit?" aski-d Hi-nil- lor Tluiinas, Democral, I'dtli. "To ctttmo (rouble, I McDado rrplicil. Ing pianos ruki'd "onomy" truups on the ground to covur thi-tr dusoonl. the advancing tide, but tho Insur gents clulmod they had not boon slowed down. Mola'n troops, on tho Guadarrama front, were proceeding along tho In tho vanguard of the defending , Lozoya river lo strike at governmont forces vvoro •.araclnillsts equipped ; defeiiHOM In that seclor and orunh IT| with machine guns who, covered by | nistam-e to open tho way for a Mltnul- i tho pursuit plaii««, landed and seized ! tniipnu* advance on the capital from i lho M>emy air field. ; | )oth tho northern and western rlie witness said ho wu« sent from I »" tho nu-antlmo, from a distance ; fronts. Chicago to serve as a guard In tho j of about L'76 miles, the "red" do- ; » • » Now Orleans I'ubllc Horvice Com- I fending forces flow artillery and : pany strwt car strike In 1»2». From 600 to 900 men were recruited from Detroll und Chicago as strikebreakers on thai occasion, he said, 3,707442 Bales of Cotton Ginned (A»tt>rialed I'remi Leaned \\'(rri troops Into tho battle urea. About 3000 inori, carrying light field pleotm, ! dropped lo tho captured "enemy" ' ! air field. I I "Attack" Hp|M>lleil | linmedlutely they turned tholr i | guns on lho "billon' " rear, cutting j j them off from reinforcements, and ' j repelling tho "attack." i Tho demonstration was tho largest i aerial movement of troops ovor seen In the Moscow nnui and military ob- WASHINGTON, Sept .23.-MJoUo,, ' servors said they were favorably ! vc . rMP<l " P«' v «»"" decision U of this year's growth glini(.d prior impn-KBcd with th- feut, both by I'"" " 10 « l ' p »tlon of Kthlopla' to September 16 was reported by ! the distance Involved and HIP num- I pr( ' 1 «nty to 'ho World Court. i tho census bureau 'todav lo Imvo I 1.1.1- ,it ir,,<,,,« ,.nA ,.niiinnu.t,t innii»,i ! The cominlttoo decided In fa Haile's Delegates Win Major Points | lAttorlnted Prut Leaned Wire) OKNISVA, Hept. 23. -Tho creden- tlalH oommltteo of t.h« League of Nations decided tonight to recommend thai Kthloplun dolcgntes con- llnui- to nit In (ho assembly, and re- lo sub- M sov- (Continued on Page Sim) Brother Slayers Face Life Terms i . . _ T _ a _ | (Amaciated l*r«tt Lt<uet Wtrt) ; NEVADA CITY. Calif., Sept. 23.— ! Mont« and Merrlt Newman, con! vlcted of murderliiK Christian j Moyor. 2,1, oa he defended hln fiance I from threatened assault, today faced llfo terms In Folsom prison. i Tho brothers wore sentenced by i Superior Judge Raglan Tuttle tin- j mediately after their conviction last j night by a Jury of It men and one ! woman, which recommended the life j penalty. I • . » Townsend Pension Plan HasJSFew Foe ! (Vnlted I'ren Leated Wire) j I.O.S ANGELES. S«pt. 23.—Dr. - Francis E. Townsond's pension plan i for older folk was branded a home • wn-cker today by Mrs. Clara D. An; derson In a divorce suit. She ac- I cuitod John K. Anderson of being so , obsessod with the plan that he com' nuinded his wife either to endorse it j or forfeit hts affections, Mrs. Ani dorson does not approve of the : Townsend plan. ASKED TO FORM CABINET STOCKHOLM. Sweden. 8«pt. 23. ' (A. P.) — Albln Hanson, former pre| rnlor and leader of the Social Demo- I cratB, today accepted a call from King Gustaf to form a new cabinet. The i Social Democrats rvguliifd control of | the Swedish jmrllamentary chamber j In elections Sunday. NATIONAL LEAGUE At Boston- n. H. Brooklyn 8 18 Boston 6 18 2 Baltorlps: Mungo and 1'helpo. Berrcs; Kowallk und Mueller. census bureau 'today to have j Iwr of troop" und equipment lnnde.d. | (totaled 3,707.142 running Iwle*. , At the height of the "bat I It-" llw ! Ethiopian partlcluallun In tho as-j [counting 49,082 round bales an half j air wus blnck with fighting. NP.OUI- ' ""'"bly lx>cuuftc> of eilxtlng doubts j bales .Including 1004 bales of Amori- i Ing, observation und transport planes I "•* to tho delegates' credentials. Tho : • i can-Kgyptlan. ; together with suptily «hl|is hurrying I Ethiopian*, tho committee held. '-;; Ulnnlng by stnlns to K«|tt<>inbor > ammunltlun supplies to the front. i should be given the benefit of lliesu Clears Way to Try $5,000,000 in Suits LOS ANQEL.EB, Sept. 23, <A. P.)~ A ruling by Federal Judge William P. James cleared the way today for prosecution of damage suits totaling more than $6,000.000 against the executors of the E. L. Doheny estate. Th« suits were originally filed against the late -oil magnate by the government and William a. Moduffle, Pan-American Petroleum Company receiver, an the outgrowth of litigation over the Elk Hllla naval reserve lease*. Executor* maintained the estate wan not liable, Judge Junes disagreed. Cincinnati poned, rain. at St. lx)ulB—-Post- lfl Included: California. 7163 running) bales. At Philadelphia— R. H. B. i New York G 1C oi Philadelphia 4 S 2J Batteries: Hubbell and ManuUBo; SlveB*. Jorgeng, Henge and Wilson, K, 11. E. Pittuburgh 7 16 4 Chicago ,., c 12 1 Swift Weaver Lucas and Todd; Hen*haw Bryant Root Lott, War- neko and Hartnett. Cincinnati at St. Louia, i>osii>one<l, rain. WOULP BEAUTIFY BOWL. SANTA BAHBARA, Sept. £3, lA.P.)—Tb,e county baa resubmitted to the works progresa *dmlni«tm- tlon plans for 18^,000 beautificatlon of Santa Barbara bowl. PATRIOTIC MAN SENT TO BASTILE heated Wire) S AN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23,-Hin« OoertJI«n'i patslon for patriotism hid cott him hit liberty today. •: He was wandering down .Market itreet yesterday when he •aw a mannlkln of a British soldier In • show window. "What, no American flafl?" , He smashed the-MOO plate glass window and did royal battle with the dummy, and 'was •till battling fiercely when po- •Ho* arrived. ei k > Check Confession of , j <„, '« T « ."' , ^ ° ?' I?, 1 2 , 3 T A » Htat ,r ment signed by Uoland J. Ilazell, 30-year-old inmate of the state men- j _, lul hospltul «t Pattuil, admitting thelSRYltn "** IT doubt*. Hallo SolHNulo, nnd hl» delegates contend there still IM un Indepeoilent government In IQthloptu, despite un- i imxatlon of the conquered klngdum by Fascist Italy. On the other hand, the Italians have refused to partlcl- \ pat« In the league, proctH-dlns* until j Ethiopia 1» erased from membership. staying of Mlw Huth Mulr at nearby 31, WM , „. Traflac After Fire ' but checked by police today, While >3ugene Miut Webster, sup- j OAKLAND. Sept. 23. (U.P.>— AM erlnt«nd<rnt of the Patton Hodpllal. Banta Ke railroad inatnllne freight discredited Haxell'ii utatement. Chief and paaitenger traffic eastward from of Police George 8e«r« ordered that I Oakland wan routed on Southern Pu- It be checked agalnut known facts clfic llne» at Port Chicago today after In the mysterious death of the middle-aged secretary of the Hlversidu Y. W, C. A. "Many of the details of tho con- feMion check with known fact* in the cu*e," the chief said, "and wo uro going to conduct a thorough In- .veatlgatlon to dotennlnc (he truth' or fttlally of his stalcmcnU." fire destroyed a 317 foot trestle at Pacheco Slough, nix mites from Martinez. Cause of the fire, which occurred last night, WUH not determined. Hunt a F« officials rushed construction crews to Pacheco Slough and be- Moved the bridge could be tvcon- •truotc*} within 34 hours INDEX TO ADVERTISERS PAOC ATLAS MACHINC WORKS 3 BAKCKSFICLO HARDWARE COMPANY. 4 BELL. OH. M. W BLAIR'S BEAUTY STUDIO BROCK. MALCOLM. COMPANY COFFEE. HARRY FAMILY SHOE STORE f LICK I NCtS. OICIER FOX CALIFORNIA FOX THEATER GRANADA THEATER HARRISON'S CLOTHIERS I HELM. ED HINKY DINKY HOUSE HOCLE 4 CO.. J. A I HUFf, JOHN H JOHNSON'S FIRESTONE TIRES JANES. EVERETT KAVERN. THE. KIMBALL 4 STONE I LA CRANADA BALLROOM MANDARIN, THE MONTGOMERY WARD 4 COMPANY... NILE THEATER PEKIN HERB CO PHILLIPS MUSIC COMPANY PRESTON. DON C. REX THEATER..: RIALTO THEATER SALESMAN WANTED.., ST. FRANCIS SUN KONO HERB CO. UNION CEMETERY ».| VIRGINIA THEATER WIILU A- INC.. , WICKERSHAMf JEWELRY COMPANY. WITHAM 4 BOOTH,... WRESTLING l( ' -t r •v.

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