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tfr-r I/ i * i *> > •x * < V* JV '-7: «. :u . ' ., ^"fc^lR* • i. ,t ? ''',' !',-• / 1/\*». ~Kv* I - f ^ T- V \ OliS PLUNDER S. J. VALLEY MAIL Invade S. P. Station; Obtain $10,000; Similar Outrage at Minneapolis (Annotated Prosit Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4.—Two dar- bandits who last night Invaded tho Southern Pacific railroad station and took a registered mall pouch from two armed guards were sought today by, federal post office Inspectors, working together .with police and deputy Sheriffs. ~ Tho stolen mall pouch contained registered mall and securities marked for delivery to San Joaquln valley pplnts. No official estimate of Iho value of the mail was given by postal officials, but it was unofficially reported at $10,000. The pouch had just arrived at the railroad station in charge of Truck brlver B. T. Elan ton. He was ac- bompanled by two armed guards, fctarry Edwards and Conrad Dillman. BlRnton got out of the truck and placed the pouch on his shoulder. As ho started walking toward the loading platform accompanied by tho guards, £ small black sedan arrived. Two tnen jumped from the machine and leveled sawed-off shotguns at the trio. They took the pouch, disarmed the guards and fled. BANDITS STEAL THREE POUCHES AT MINNEAPOLIS 2 MINNEAPOLIS. Minn., Jftn. 4. <A. I*,)—A eang of mall robbers who tooted the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific railroad depot of three feduchee of registered mail of undetermined value, was sought by postal Inspectors today. * Protected by sentries armed with sawed-off shotguns, the gang, believed to have consisted of six men, Raided the depot last night and escaped In automobiles.. The original destination of the mall waa undetermined by Investigators early today. {. The robbers broko the glass of a door and entered tho office of George ji. Longquist, substitute transfer clork on duty, while tie and F. C. Rogers, m mail truck driver, accompanied by & guard, were loaoing several sacks ;bf mall on a train, a distance away. '•• Harvey Spencer, depot employe, heard glass breaking at tho office, and stepped forward, only to bo ordered back by an armed guard. Several other workers also were attracted by the noise but wero held .back by a pointed shotgun. * In a moment the sentry and several .other men ran around tho corner of ^the office and Jumped Into two waltzing automobiles, one of which" was •J3ald by witnesses to carry Wisconsin •license plates. 30 HOURS - JTJnlt.ed Press Leased Wire) SAN QUBNTIN PRISON, Jan. 4.— Palmer and Paul Hatch, both of pL»o8 Angeles, awoke In prison today- — t&:day and a half after they robbed the '.California 'Theater in San Joao of JfWOO. * than SO hours aftef their crime, the two bandits pleaded guilty and rwerei sentenced to from five years to •>*ltte imprisonment by Superior Judge ~ft. R.: Syer; A few minutes later ^ Sheriff William J. Emlg was en route <here with them. t .It was the action of Palmer and * Hatch in chartering an alrpldne to 1 take, them to San Francisco Immedl- ^sitely after the robbery that aroused 'suspicion and resulted In their capture recovery of the loot. TIRE, WHEEL HELD Police are holding a large truck tire a wire wheel, found on Chester Avenue, recently, for their owners, articles may be identified at'po- headquarters in city hall. i t * j Acidity Ruins Sleep ' ' Thousands Buffering nnd losing en- *ergy from Getting Up Nights, Back- tache, Stiffness, Leg Pains, Nervous; ness. Acidity or Burning, canned by ^poorly functioning Kidneys or Blad• deiv should use Cystex (pronounced *SJsB-tex) specially prepared for thesn *. troubles. Works fast. Starts circulating through the Bynteni In IB minutes. Qnly 75 cents at druggists. Guaranteed * to fix you up or money back on return of empty package.—Adv. Geo. W. Moreland Would Be Mayor of Los Angeles , Pr.csa Leased Wire) SAN PEDRO, Jan. 4.—Georae W. MopeUnd, .retired business man, returning from a trtp to Australia, announced his candidacy for mayor of Los Angeles at the spring election, Moreland formerly was president and general manager of the Western Forgs Company and president and general manager of Moreland Aircraft, Inc. »^———i —-—-—^— — — — — -- — - - _._.. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^•^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^••^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^•^^^^^^^^^^•^•^^••^••^^^•^^•••••B FEDERAL RELIEF NEEDED IN N. Y j Tens of Thousands in Great Distress; -1,750,000 Unemployed 9 (United Prow Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.—Federal relief funds must be made available for NQW York state if "tens of thousands" are not to go without relief this winter, Harry L. Hopkins, chairman of tho state's temporary emergency relief administration, told the Senate manufactures committee today. "In spite of the fact that New York was the first state to supply substantial relief funds and tho fact that cities and counties have mado heroic efforts," Hopkins said, "there will befl tens of thousands without relief unless federal funds aro available." 1,750,000 Idle Ho estimated there wero 1,760.000 unemployed In tho state, representing 1,000,000 families. Of tho BO families, 250,000 are receiving- some form of direct relief. Hopkins estimated that $150,000,000 for public relief had been spent during the past year, In addition to $70,000,000 from other sources, uf which $30,000,000 represented private contributions. Bnmuel A. Goldsmith, executive director of the Jewish Charities of Chicago, estimated the state of Illinois would need $121,000,000 for relief in 1933. Cook county alono would require $107,000,000, he snld. Goldsmith reviewed the serious condition of state and local finances in Illlnoln, and Fattl he felt tho possible taxes which could bo lovled could do llttlo more than pny tho costs of government. Nation Needs $800,000,000 Ho estimated the nation would need about $800,000,000 of federal relief funds this year. Hopkins said New York was upending $8,000,000 a month for relief and should spend $10,000,000 a month for rollet this year. He urged the committee to "explore the possibilities of work relief" us distinguished from home and food re- lie/. Ho said enough largo projects In New Yrtrk state Including parks, roads, playgrounds and waterworks, could bo started In 30 days to put 50,000 men to work. NTH U. S. DEFICIT ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^W^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^H MESSAGE D VARIED OPINIONS Warm Support and Strenuous Opposition Accorded Document (Continued From Page One) L - • I (Associated Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.—The government ended the first half of 1U 1932 fiscal year on December 30 with a deficit of $1,159,286,602. In the six months starting last July li the government collected from all sources $1,022,885,840 and spent $1,182,172,342. Whllo the now billion dollar tax measure Increased miscellaneous Internal revenue $117,000,000, Income taxes dropped $372,000,000, more than neutralizing the gain of the new tax levies. In the six months miscellaneous Internal revenue brought In $387,360,207 us compared with $270,571,381 In the first half of tho previous fiscal year. Income taxes fell off to $343,227,856 'from, tho $fUG,324,842 collected in the Btime period of the previous year. The higher Income tax levies in the tax bill have not begun to bo reflected In tho government's revenues as they were effective only on 1932 Income and the first payment of tax for last year will bo received by the treasury on next March 15. The total general fund receipts dropped from $1,134,4C4,092 last year to $078,485,904 in tho R!X months of the present year. Total ordinary expenditures also were less than last year, amounting to $3,138,446,097 as compared with $2,489.416,47*. Hold Everything The Saturday I ft. * Watch for Our Announcement in Friday's Californian HARRY "I t t CLOTHIERS FRESNO SINCE 1904 IAKERSFIELO t' f - i ! <-; ; ( to pay off thoRo highway bonds. But I'm ngntnst reducing the old ago pension. " Senator Andrew R. Schottky, Merced--"l Bhali oppoao any reduction In tho constitutional guarantees for school aupport. I favor tho old age penalon limit of 76 years and Using the gas tax to pay highway bonds." Assemblyman B. J. Folgenbaum, San 'Frnnclsco—"I'll fight to the last ditch any proposal to balance a budget At the expense of tho needy aged." • Plan Feasible . Aasemblyman C. Hay Robinson, Merced—"It IH very feasible to apply part of the gasoline tax toward paying off old highway bonds," A«»emblyman Ray Williamson, .San Francisco—''Ralph Is unfair In blaming that 97,000,000 appropriation in 1031 to speed up public works for unemployment relief on, the Legislature. He recommended It." , ' . Assemblyman Edward Craig, Brea— "While I withhold approval of a 20 per cent cut In fixed charges for Bchools, there Is no reason to consider them exempt from economy proposals." Assemblyman William B. Hornblower, San Francisco—"I'm against curtailing tho old age pension, first, last and all tho time." L«ft to Legislature Speaker Walter J. Little, Santa Monica—"I believe all fixed charges of tho Btato should bo removed from the constitution and lett to tho Legislature," Assemblyman Thomas A. Maloney, San Francisco—"The governor has passed over the Job of balancing the budget to the Legislature. Assemblyman Pord A. Chatters, Lindsay—"Somewhere between this economy program and proposed ln- creasd of taxes, there's a middle ground that wo should get together on." HELPS SONS WITH FEUD GUNS When a mountain feudlst diet, children and fluns are likely to make up hl» estate. Uley S. Tata, 68, w«e slain by his two sons, ,8am, 15, and George, 19, in the hilli above Unlontown, Pa. His widow, Nettle Belle Tate, was left with eight of her 13 children. To get money to aid her two aorta awaiting sentence In Unlontown Jail, Mra. Tata had her Ufa huiband's arsenal auctioned off, and 32 of his weaponi went under the harnmer. The widow la ah own above with tome of the ahootln' Iron* and har child, Bobby, poathumoua aon of the murdered Tata* MOVES TO SLASH ,„ VETERAN BOUNTY Republicans Fight $85,000 Cut, to Obtain for One Year, Proposed by • Rep. Woodrum Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.—An immediate $85,000,000 slash In tho veterans' administration expenditures was proposed today by the* chairman of the House veterans appropriations subcommittee as a temporary measure to achieve some economy In ex-soldiers benefits. The chairman, Woodrum of Virginia, announced his purpose to newspaper men and said he would put it up to his committee and the House. His plan contemplates a 10 per cent cut, for the next fiscal year only, In "World War compensation and disability allowances, army and navy pensions, emergency officers retired pay nnd similar items. He advanced thfi plan while the Joint eonoreMlonal committee on veterans —•"> hearing proposals from the National Orange for big permanent slashes in veterans' funds. This organiiatlon was the latest of a long list appearing In opposition to continuance of bent* fits to former soldiers whose claim Is not based upon Injury or Illness attributable to active service. Woodrum's committee IB to report before long the annual veterans* appropriations for the fiscal year 1034. His plan calls for a reduction In the budget estimate for disability allowances from $125,000,000 to 1105,000,000; a reduction In the allowance for-hospitalized veterans without dependents, and application of a 10 per cent cut Instead of the present 8% to the emergency officers' retired pay. Bauman Takes Post as Taft Club Chief TAtfT, Jan. 4. — Frank A. Bauman, newly elected president of the West Bide Business Men's Club, Was Installed Tuesday noon at the regular weekly meetlns In tho Shamrock ban* quot room. Louis Dopyera turned the Ravel over to his successor In office. Short talks were made by the outgo- Ing and Incoming president, as well as by Gail Krisher and Paul Hale, newly installed vice-presidents. Robert Keller of Bakersfield entertained with a number of clever ventriloquist HtuntB. and Mac Everet gave Kflvora! harmonica noloe and played a duet with Harvey Westgate. CARD OF THANKS Wo wish to express our appreciation (or the many acts of kindness and ox- preisionB of sympathy extended to us by members of the ]?aptl»t clwreh, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Knights of Pythias, friends mid neighbors, dur» Ing our recent beroa%pient, the slok- ncrm, death and burial of our beloved mother, Mra. Dcna Molhook. (Signed) MR. AND MRS. ADRIAN MOIvHOOIC, MR. AND. MRS. NICK ZWARTENDYK, MR. AND MRS. Q. E. CAMPBELL. ifR. AND MRS. WILLIAM ROI9LOFS. , Roosevelt Program fey WILLIAM F. KERBY (United Preas Leased Wire) , Jan. 4.—Republican congressional leaders today were determined to try to ditch tho Roosevelt legislative program which they are convinced, the President-elect soon will place before .Congress. They fully expect a "new administration" slato of legislation" to-be agreed upon at the conference In New York City tomorrow between House and Senate De;no- cralH and Mr. Roosevelt. The pro- grom IH expected to Includo provisions for budget balancing, beer and farm Would Upset Program Republicans aro hopeful of upsot- tlhir this program In the short session because of the shaky Democratic House majority, the Inconclusive Democratic-Insurgent Senate alliance, and President Hoover's veto power. They are determined that none of Mr. Roosevelt's proposals'be put Into .effect while the Republican administration remains in office. Republicans aro particularly "bitter on t.ie subject of farm relief and the controversial question of budget balancing methods. Opposition Manifest Iwo days in advance of the submia- slcn of the allotment plan of farm relief, and perhaps weeks in advance of the expected fiscal legislation, prominent Republicans have begun the relentless hammering characteristic of an opposition minority. They seem to feel that the real-White House lifts been shifted from Washington to Hyde Park and New York, Roosevtlt Target Roosevelt has become the constant target of Republican attacks. The allotment farm relief plan, formally reported to the House yesterday, was Immediately assailed as "a bll- llon-dollnr sales tax on bread." This was the phrase of Representative Schafer, Republican, Wisconsin, who attacked the incoming- president for "supporting" such a bill yet being quoted, as "horrified" at the suggestion he support a general manufacturers' sales tax. • : Assistant Republican Leader Mlche- ner publicly labeled the bill "the Roosevelt allotment plan." Others followed suit, Indicating a bitter fight with the added intention of placing responsibility for the measure squarely on Mr* Roosevelt's shoulders. Well Shooting Man Hurt in. Auto Crash TAPT, Jan. 4.—Gene McCool of the Anderson Well Shooting Company received a badly sprained knee as well as outs and bruises when his car skidded and overturned on tho Honolulu road near tho airport. McCool was beneath the machine for two hours until Harry Q. Watson, clerk for the Honolulu Consolidated Oil Company came across him while en route to work. With'the assistance of passing motorists McCool was removed from the machine and taken to the West Side Hospital for treatment. DIRIGIBLE AKRON ALOFT -, IiAKiBHURST. K'.'j.", Jan. 4. (U. P.) The U. S. S. Akron was stxillnff northward .todnr. en route to Guantanamo bay, Cuba, via Miami, Pla., with a how commander, Frank McCord, in charge. Magunden Meeting Set for January 6 Mngunden and Horace Mann school district residents will havo a joint meeting In the Itfagundon Community Ho 11 on Friday evening, January 8, ct S o'clock, according to an announcement made by 0. E. Sward, director of the Maguriden Form Center, and Mrs. F. W. Hort, of the Horace Mann P. T. A. Dancing will bo held and an enter* tainment program otfered during the evening. LANDS PLANES AT SEA STOCKHOLM, an.J 4.—The new Swedish cruiser, Gotland, has made arrangements for the landing of airplanes In mldocean. . It trails a heavy strip of canvas out behind. The planes will run up this - on to a float. Their wlngn will .then be folded and they will be pulled up on the ship's deck by means of a crane. FIGHT COLDS 2 WAYS FOR NOSE ANO THROAT Essence of Mistol ' JN H AN' >M K. ANL) Pll I O\\ NEVADA SENATORS GREETING y*vi vi'- *\f ' ••>vi* ^s^*^ W® liwr^ - - ••-'.'•-• *;- . t'?V>; > •',•','. .•", "'! :•.'"•"'.' • •:' :;•• ;''X':«S:v: '• „ 'i THe two aenatorii who Democrats—arc shown Lftft, K«y Plttman, sen coinmiikoeBi with P. A, • • - • • will represent Nevada In the next ConflPM»— both here as they greeted each other In Washington, lor venator and member of a number of Important McCarron, senator.elect. ' i '•' I :\ i i j.-*' ^ • .1 r -s - r D *7r M r DLMZ.L HI 0. r. •'••:' Nine Others Injured During in Macbeth Apartments • (Associated Pre»* Leased "Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. ^.— persons waro burn** to.deatHtbr suffocated ;irt a fire which swebt through the Mncbeth apartments in downtown Sun.FrfinctHCo today, Four. others wero taken to Central Em ergfencyi Hospital, arid -five others i?lvfen hospital treats ment, " ••• ,, •' -i;-' ''••'••''*• ; . ..,••._;•:•<>'•,; . •.., .; One of th« victims was tentatively Identified hs, Mrs. P, .William. She and an .unidentified man were found suffocated In her fourth,. ftoof apartment. :.; .Tho two other. -vtetWis we're burned £o badly Fire Chief Charles 7 J. Erehnan said he was unable to • tell immediately • whether , thdy Wore tho bodies of merl or women. .-" Fire broke out BO suddenly flames were sweeping up stairways ond the elevator 'shaft of the upper floors'bo- fore firemen arrived about 5 o'clock this morning. Many persons jumped from upper story windows into nets both In the front and the rear. By the time flames were undor control at 6- o'clock this morning stairways above the third floor had been burned out, .•The most seriously of those injured were; Frank "Wilson, so badly burned he may die; Harry McDowell, badly burned on the hands and face; Mrs. Cecelia McDowell, his wife, badly burhed on the hand and face, and Miss E, Mltncher, slight facial burns. ' Leo Tx>uls and Mrs. Hilda Kemeras were still in the hospital while firemen were drenching the blaze but hospital attendants -said they would be 1 sent home shortly. Others treated were Mrs. Bessie Robertson. Chester Walsh and Mrs. Marie Carter. HERITAGE Man Employed on Ranch at Santa Maria Descendant of English Earl (Continued From Page One)' Beat tie, valued at about $200,000. No word, however, had been heard from Arthur for several years previously. Cannot Locate Solicitors In England exhausted, apparently, every means of establishing tho whereabouts of Arthur. In 1927 they applied to the Court of Chancery for an order declaring: Sidney the sole heir, and further to /declare the younger brother legally dead. The order was granted. Sidney died last year in Guelph at the ; age of 62; Hts will appointed' Mr. Howitt executor of his estate and a new and intensified search began for Arthur. Mr. Howitt is now awaiting further -word from the southern California city, or from Arthur Himself. SANTA MARIA, Calif., Jan. 4. (A. P.) —As a common laborer on the ranch of Leon Laborde, some 10 or 12 miles from here, Arthur Chlchley Roper-Gurzon, descendant of the Earl, of Teynham, worked today, waiting for attorneys In^Guelph, Ontario, Canada, to take the steps which will bring to him the proceeds of an English heritage. Lost to his kin for a score of years and declared dead officially five years ago by an English court, Roper-Gurzon was found near here through the efforts of J. R. Howitt, K. C., of Guelph, executor of the estate of Arthur's elder brqther, Sldney r who died last year at the.age of 62. * ~ M Hunger Marchers Mobilized at L. A. (United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4,—Leaders of a proposed band of hunger marchers mobilized their forces today In face of official disapproval of their plana. Circulars, announcing a march to, Sacramento would - start late this morning, flooded tho east side last night after leaders had been shunted from pillar to post In their quest for an official permit. . March leaders had asked for permission to parade through downtown streets. They applied both to city council and the police commission. Each governing group Insisted it had no jurisdiction to issue the permit. Hard to Dispose of License Tag No. 13 (Associated Press Leased Wire) ;;GIRARD, Kan,, Jan. 4.—Crawford ...opunty's treasurer had a hard time "getting rid of motor car licence tag No. 13 this year. After several trials, W. S. Fftto, said tho number/did not bother him. v Charles Everltt, the treasurer, once sold tho tag to a woman. v She got outside the building before noticing the fateful 13 but then ran back and talked him Into exchanging It. r WOMAN ELECTED SPEAKER BISMARCK. N, D. ( Jan. 4. (A. P.)— A woman was elected speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives today for .the first time In history. She (H Mrs. Mlnnlo Craig of Esmond, Republican. QUICK AS LIGHTNING! UCKY HAP 7IW °* •" ACUTE INDIGESTION f U/0 itrlkefl tote at NIGHT (when drug •torn erf cloud), B* uifr—b* ready witk BtU-ftiif. Sis Balaam, Hot water. Sure W a«4 l*i ** all drug •terta. UrANS™ FOK INDICATION i-i- i' f I-*J if r .< !-'< . I t •i -r. \,*t .T r> '. 4 ' , H ' • • 'i *•'. O'J 1 •, ' ! ADMIRAL *- •* - • t* i- . ?-:'••-• £^v£ •'•••-•. """ityft: .'V E , ' i :•! -fr * - > : i -, LONDON, J*n.,-*bnJ t A, tillliOn, and his wlft, Ahiy John•ort r announced today that th«y Intend t6 make^a flight together across the North Atlantic sdrns time this ysar aftsr* Captain ;Mol- llaon computes a pp»Jsct»d/aolo flight next month to South , * • -r\ Denies He Dk-aws Pension itt-news* Attack on Etountji; fcr Able-Belied *• - t •, -.- * •. ., i 'H - i vM . * »'j - •( '<• , .1 »'.! r V'i • -H I . -I (Associated Press Leased Wire) ^ BOSTON, jRri; 4,—Reaf Admiral Richard, E. Byrd has pledged himself to priV0 his status In the navy and ."all that goes'with v 'lt'* "if tK4 Amflrlcah Legion iVni^/ftVrir bfifqro Cottgress M- peai of the JR.W ^whjeh grants sons tb 'vtieribis of all our wars received , rio Injury or/ disability,; ff <Jm -F i I •f v*. Next President. , ••.- ' ' . ,•.•-•<•-;. ' ! v '. Numerous Federal " ' L Difficulties * > Admiral Byrd made .the; pledfco i'n; a statement last night 'In' answercto' criticism late ydaterday;. both 'inV'tjte House and Senate at Washlngt^ be* r; en use he was receiving $4200 annual retirement pay from the tfqv^rnrrfent• while acting for the National ffi<S6iu>jny League! of which ho IH 'chairman, "•>>• , Is Not Pensioner :'. '.-",''..'" The statement specifically ans^erecV Senator Robinson of Indiana, who do_ . . manded on the.floor of the Seriate thfct Butl he return his' "pension" to the government, ' >'' - ••'*' "First I want to make this clear,", tho admiral stated. "I do -not. now, not have I at Any I:' (Continued From Page One) are few short cuts to economy. Democratic leaders here are con- vinced'that no matter how laborious the,Job,'it must be tackled; Otherwise they will be compelled to raise I • 4 **W AIW *-- *• V T* | 4u *___*••-'. . other time, drawn a pension from-the X?^ -2 e !*2 n ^"SP 1 ! .1 re eurnln f a government, t am of the regular naval ISE, nL 1 "Itf What ^ !lt lf Were f ° U i establishment, subject to,the call to !2i7«JR' 35 i r ° U * h i y J. ! " 5 **S ml duty • in an emertfendy. , statement which covers the thou- n^ t me ft , BO mftke clear the p ^ r . sands of facts tucked away in the pose of ^e Natlonal Econbmy League, •S? e V A * / *'^ . u , which the senator attack*,'la'to ctit *J5? . ft ^ w wi \;. ln -. a b ?°, k Ull wasteful governmental costa, local, twice n s larffo-na the Washington tel- | Btate and fe d erRl% ' ; •"• Submlte Propotal ,"' "Now I.want to submit a proposition to Senator Robinson, In answer to his demand that t return my pay to the ephone directory. It Is the government Bible. It contains 1000 pages and is almost two Inches thick. Tatk not Easy This volume mentions every Item government. I will give up my status ' S r :^*° v *™™* ~ '•_.?!& X VKe nlvy tod".n 'tfat ^ *UTiti ^ f^MAT, 6 J± a Jl th » 6 ^ m ^ l83tlty I » **• American Legion, which, the of the federal government and the ex- | Mnator j epi . eaents> wln favor^ before Congress the repeal of that dangerous, costly law which grants .pensions to tent to which It as reached out into every walk of life among its citizens. The Index contains 3500 entries. As veterans, of all our wars who received lL th !LS?"5 r ^ S *^*™^ no i^urV or di^li^^om wkTs^ the cycle of the average taxpayer from) the Elysian days of 1929 to the bitter ones of 1933, this index begins with Acadian National Park and ends with "Zoological Park, National.'* r Folks and Facts Bits Hotel Gossip * * Local Brevities ice. "... The immediate payment of the bonus is of small Importance compared to this civil life disability v allowance cost. This Jaw measures war service in terms of dollars and cents.* A nation cannot survive that so measures the war service of Its people. ''I am not opposed to the veterans. X am opposed to this un-American principle.' 1 * Admiral Byrd said, there was "every reason why the Legion should favor the repeal 'of this law." R, G. Boyles of tho Southern California Edison Company's headquarters In Los Angeles, is a guest at Hotel £1 Tejon while here on business for his firm. ININGFAC1NS BATHE; TWO SLAIN Link Belt Company 'of geles is represented in Bakersfeld to day by O. G. Veil, a guest at Hotel El Tejott. LATE BULLETIN Bert Anderson is In Bakersfield today In the interests of his firm, the t National Biscuit Company . of Glendale, and Is stopping at Hotel Tejon. *• National guardsmen ordaretf laU ioday, into "Chrsn county, aoena of mine strife In which two parsons have been killed and 14 wounded afnce late yesterday. \ Ahiong the guests at Hotel HI Te- Jon today are Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Hardeman of San Francisco. Mr. ' (United Press Leased Wire) lfc TAYLORVILLE. HI.; Jan. 4.— Warfare between rival. mine unions. broke out anew today with the shooting of two coal miners and bombing of th'e», homo of a third. The new outbursts Hardeman is associated with Armour foUowed a brleff bloody battle ; late & Company. T. B; Mcroy, J. A. Dunn and E, O. Faulkner, National Supply Company representatives of Los Angeles, are registered at Hotel Padre. r P. B, Crawford ; of Fresno and P. R. Thomson of San Francisco, are among Insurance men registered at the Padre. Stanley Pratt, formerly of Bakeri- ffeld, and H. S. Baker, Fresno cotton products men, are here on a business visit and are stopping at the Padre. Among southern California business yesterday In which two persons: were killed, swelling the toll " 'of recent deaths to seven. Twelve other persons were wounded, . The miners shot today were Thornaa HJckman and Fulton Smith. They were fired upon while driving to the Peabody Coal Company's Klnca(d mine where yesterday's fatal shooting occurred. . , Snipers, hidden In an abandoned house overlooking a highway, fired the shotH. The victims were taken to a hospital In Taylorvllle for treatment. The- bombing occurred at the, home of August Croso, also employed -at the dwelling at the time. the structure apart. The blast blew Democrat Expenses $1,638,177 in 1932 ""- ••" •"• ~ • ••*--'& . . AAI1WBIH OWUM*«»i» X^*»ll*V* **•(» UVAQIMVOBBI «- - ' - - - * men making the Padre their head- | £in?ald^mlne. No-_oiw wo« jnaidethe quarters are Walter Weiss, of Goodrich Rubber Company, Long Beach, and B. H. Barnes and B. L. Minor, Reagan Bit and Oil Tool Company, Los Angeles. *w«^^^* Final Vote on Dry Repeal Imminent (Associated Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 4. — Final ao- tlon on prohibition repeal was postponed today by the Senate judiciary oubcommittee until tomorrow because of the absence of several members. Chairman Blatne predicted a filial vote would be reached tomorrow. .. CHARTER CHANGES APPROVED The subcommittee has tentatively SACRAMENTO, Jan. 4. (A. P.) agreed upon a resolution to repeal the Charter amendments of the city-'*o amendment, protect dry states from Pasnderoi were approved today v b Iquor Imports nnd authorise Congres« the. Senate and Assembly of tho Call to legislate against th* saloon. . Ifornla Legislature. (United: Prrts Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.v-The oratlc national committee spent $1,63S,177.G8 In last year's election campaign, according to reports filed t^day with the clerk of the House, Receipts for the year totalled $1,70S,- 507.76, leaving a balance DJI hand December 31 of $70,830.18. ", I f ' J 1 - •••?. '-*:> ••V»' I \ «' '. 1 V *' / J ' -V •LADES" unltfs it carries lh* p«rtr«it •I Kiiifl C Gtfftttc. 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