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\.t t -- ,4 1- ' - t rj\* uV ^ - : MSS THE BAKERSFJELD THURSDAY, < » 'L ' . . - . • -. * ij • -^ - -j .•*»-1 . •,1tf&ii'&fc i- -1 < 4 ./ w. .".i. - •*, ' i i -i k- f r**"' i ^ ..-.' I v ^i -, j w,,vt; F 1 * * i • I L < ' ^ L ^ F 1 n *- h :'*• i •^^_M*«*^toA****MM**^—-V^- ^ — Af AN f ACES Germany Cannot ay $8,000,000 to U. S. Next March I ^ arshal Chang Puts Self ^"^ , Under Command of * General Chiang IS TO jSHAN AREA r ants Adju t of Controversy; Rail j Service Resumed By H. R. EUKINS (United Press Leased Wire) BERLIN* Jan. 5.—The German government Informed the United State* treasury today that Germany will not pay 33,000,000 marks ($8,000,000) due March 31, 1933, In awards entered by the mixed claims commission and under the agreement for reimburse* ment on account of the costs of the United States army of ocoupa- tlon. Germany thus takes advantage for the second time of the 6lau*e In the debt funding agreement, permitting postponement of the above payments. DERELICT LINER UNDER TOW _ _* Ship Atlantique Is Mass of Smoking Ruins; Death . List Put at 18 DEATH COMES TO COOLIDGE - « ** • • -•• WIDOW THIRTIETH PRESIDENT , * ECONOMY B I I - I r t •-s '1 ' • I 21.000 Memb **"H * ' r -\-: iVl^- Sh • * I •-> . ^ I ^ if'l' 1 L 1 <*-/,. t. Widow Finds Body in Home • at Northampton; Heart Malady Fatal - j •- I l*HM^VM^^^^^» ' ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^~(Continued Frtm Provides for Pet. Gut for tJ. S. Employes; Saves $30.000.000 Jan. 6.—Onte of the most formidable armies in the orient assured the Chinese today jvheu Marshal Chang Hsueh-Liang, $. 'most powerful war lord, placed Mmself at the command of General Kai-Shek, generalissimo of hinese armies, for dealing with Japanese. Marshal Chang is- d a communique stating he ould- Initiate no effort to deal with ,ie Japanese, and that any Japanese l»ffera,must bo submitted direct to the government. Chang said ho yould respond to Nanking/a orders in ,he event that a settlement was Sought. £ ^larshal Chang said he would con- Jinue to consider tho Shanhalkwan Btffalr a national emergency, unless wanking decided to treat the fighting 3w a k>cal incident, . . • Japan Inflexible The Japanese declare*! they intend- 10 retain control of Shanhalkwan Spending a Settlement." r Railroad service was resumed between Mukden and Shanhalkwan. ^Trains were operating on the Tientsin Jllne as far as Tangshan, find there nvaa a limited service to Chlnwangtao. British interests might possibly become Involved In the fighting In northern China, for It was report. ed that the Japanese, planned to land 300 marines at'.'Chlnwangtao. The principal wharves there are owned by the .Kalian mining administration, In which British buel- ness Interests are heavily represented. •Tugs liner LATE BULLETIN LONDON, Jan. 5. (A. P.)- surroundlng the burning L'Atlintlque off the English coast succeeded this afternoon In getting ths smoking derelict under tow, a message from Portland said. Apparently they were making for Portland with the vessel. that one newspaper had dubbed him "America's handy main/' It was rumored he might succeed Dr. Arthur Stanley Pease an president of Aniherst College (CooUdffe's alma mater); James A. Farrell as president of the United States Steel Corporation; or Oliver Wendell Holmes t>s associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. He wan mentioned, too, In connection with the presidencies of a New York Insurance company and j>f a projected New England dairy organization. Details of Death I Explaining the circumstances of | Mr. Coolldge's death, It waa said that after returning to "The Beeches" from his office, Mr. Coolldge chatted with Ross in the library until 11:30, when he loft Rosa. ••'.•'. When found'by Mrs. Coolldge, , the former president waa lying on the floor of his dressing room. He had removed his coat and; vest, apparently preparatory to ahaylnf. . , It was lonrned that once or twice during the last-two days the former president had complained of what he thought were slight 'attacks of Iri- digestion. Doctor Brown said probably was a heart ailment." Thrft the heart condition had devel oped recently was indicated by. the fact Doctor Brown had Examined Coolldge only a month ago, and found him in coed health. :•;*:* *_*! -• * <x- -«.*: i i s f $ ^Foreign obaeryers at Chlnwangtao {reported no resumption of fighting Anywhere within the great wall. The rltish sloop Folks ton o reported all It Quiet 1 Disturbing Chinese residents here and at Tien- were disturbed, by tho ominous jjjqulet, especially since a Japanese alr- Sferaft carrier wasi known to be off CTaku bar, at Uie entrance of the Hai:^o river 30 miles below'Tientsin. ^;- Pelplng and Tientsin n aro practically Defenseless from air raids. Chang ^Hsueh-Liang's air fleet was seized by Japanese at Mukden a year ago. lentsln and the ancient Chinese cap___, could freslst an air attack only fiWitli anti-aircraft guns. «*V Japanese losses were announced of- ^ficlaliy as four officers and 15 men J killed and three officers and 99 'men twounded. The Japanese placed the * casualties among Chinese soldiers at ;,508, but made no estimate Of tho civll- * ian dead and wounded. Claim 3100 Casualties Revised Chinese estimates placed number of Chinese soldiers and officers killed at 1000, Including .Colonel Anteh-Chlng. Chinese claimed that 400 . Japanese were killed or 7-wounded when they attempted to rush J through a breach In tho great wall f^opened by Japanese field guns and j£. airplanes, and were turned back by 4 Chinese machine guns. The Chinese estimated their own i civilian Casualties at 1700 killed and f wounded. *• • " ^CHINESE PRESS \ SCO RES CHANQ CHERBOURG, France, Jan. G. (A. )—The superb 41,000 ton French passenger liner Atlantique, gutted by flro and with loss of lives at present placed at 18 t was burning herself out today 70 miles off Cherbourg. The French mlne.-layer Pollux reported the huge ship was drifting rapidly toward the English coast and was within 7 miles of Portland Bill. Tho fire wan diminishing, but flam en were still visible, while a strong wind was Increasing, tho Pollux reported. A shir* bearing Captain Schoofs, master of the Atlantique, left today to direct salvage operations If possible. Other ships in tffe vicinity radioed that the wreck was listing badly to the port side, while the bow was rising, indicating a leak. It was declared Impossible to board her. Leon Meyer, minister of merchant marine, opened an official Inquiry this morning to try to ascertain tho cause of the frle outbreak, at present a complete mystery. All of the 217 ,survrv- ors, officers and crew who were taking tho ship from Bordeaux to Le Havre without passengers for overhaul, will give evidence. Many of them said they were most impressed by the rapidity with which the flro spread. Within two hours after it broke out in the first-clasu cabins early yesterday practically tho whole ship was ablaze, and Second Captain Gustavo Gaston said "visibility was at zero." While some of the survivors were I Inclined to attribute the start to a short circuit, officers did not confirm this view, saylner frankly they have no Idea what was the cause. The Atlantique. launched only 16 months ago for the Bordeaux-Buenos Aires service, was the fourth large vessel of the French' merchant marine to burn in four yeara. FORMER QOV. SMITH SHOCKED AND ORIEVEO NEW YORK, Jan; 6. <A. P.)— mer Qovernor Alfred B. Smith clarod himself deeply shocked. and deeply grieved today when Informed of the death of former President Cool- *_1 •>3 .»:». fa U.U. . _ - s 5*3 , . >•> -r " "I had a strong admiration for him," paid Smith. "Since h,e left Wa»hlmr- ton I have been pleasantly associated with him. I fcm -deeply shocked And deeply grieved to hear of hla death." :*:-: MBS. CALVIN COOUDGE ''WASHIGTON, Jan, 6.—An economy bill provldinff for a 10, per cent * i •alary cut for all -federal Corkers and designed to save about $30,000,000 in government costs above the present economy act was reported to the J v , , I \ - •, • Senate appropriations qo mm It tee ; to-day by a subcommittee. . J n n L F • ri Chairman Blngham of tho subcbm*- F I mlttee said the largest savlngr among the Senate amendments would be the salary cut. Under the present act the cut was set at 81-3 pel* cent, and | the House extended this provision for another year. The Senate subcommittee added an additional'! 2-3 per cent cut, but retained ' without material Change the furlough- provisions of the present act. The new salary amendment Is exr pected to save $18,000,000, Bingham Bald., It would not operate to reduce the salary of any employe below $1000 a year. 'The subcommittee restored a provision for. automatic promotions, an estimated loss In savings of $4,000,000. The subcommittee recommended a 10 per cent reduction In all pensions and compensations under the veterans' administration amounting to more than $1000 a year, but added a j proviso .that the cut should not re| duco any such compensation below the $1000 mark. The largest veterans, class affected by the reduction, according to figures submitted to the subcommittee by Administrator Hines, would be the disability compensation group. A total of 49,941 veterans would lose $5,762,882. The total savings under the amendment would be $8,570,932. A further amendment provides that assignments of service ,bffleers to the Philippines,, Hawaii, the Oanal Zone and other territories shall be for a minimum of four year* _ .,_.__ Leaned CHICAGO, ilfcW thousand member! of tbt Chicago Shrine were money, ahtad tddiiy. U. J. Herrmann, poteriUU of iM .lodge,, yotordiiy >n^unfl«d It Kad been voUd to remit all KM du*t and those still unpaid for 1932, "as a special ,r*Hef measure for bers. . • » v '.;'• The act would cost the $300,000, he said, but added more than $1,000,000 ury r. •1 L 1 • 't .»> I 1 V * - _ ". ijleveti Coiigi 4 esi*l6tiai ( to Meet Pfcstdcnt- f or Gottf ei^eiice - • * shrine tt tiad treat- nlfeht with leaders about in B the lief p'tiJM Lcaibfl i <' ^fitctlng *j«4h; % * ; ? <<Ky>;;' •>/•;'•''-&::; '- *• ••' , . in CRIME P ' « >• L b REPORTS estimatin the phrty * ' t. 2-Year Study Made at Behest of 1931 Legislature Is Submitted / * It Is emphasized proBwn, is ^xpect-ed to be>1iold ; at; the- East »l*ty-(ifth genemVv«l8qusfiion of the his desire cress ti on 1 of the budBe> and farm It'Avns believed >y some^hfit the: elect ?svas piling .consi a nfew. tax ? »««a V > He PROBE UN m OF JOHN COO U DO LfcAVE FOR HOME NEW HAVEN. Conn., Jan. G. (A/ P.)—John Coolldgc, son of former President Calvin Coolldgo, was prreatly Phoakcd today when Informed of his father's death at Northampton. Young Coolldge was at lunch whon ho received ,a telephone call from Hurry Rose, secretary to the former President. John, employed by the New Haven KMlroaci, said he and his wife would leave Immediately for Northampton. , Young Ccolldrfe last saw his father during the Christmas holiday. * .... 00V. ELY PRAISES DEAD STATESMAN BOSTON, Jan, B. (A. P.)-^Governor Joseph B. Ely paused in the midst of a public reception following his Inauguration today to express his regret at the death of former President Calvin Coolldge. Kly said: "Calvin Coolldge was the Idol of Massachusetts and the nation because of the forthrlghtness of all hla public acts and hie private life BO Imbedded by Inheritance and training thut he could not mistake the true course for the American people and I this nation. Mra. Ely joins me in our personal expression of sympathy to" Mra. Coolldge." . . LIFE EX-PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE GIVEN IN BRIEF REVIEW t SHANGHAI, Jan. u. (A. P.)— A } sweeping condemnation of Marshal ;• Chang HslHo-Llang as administrator «of North China and of his alleged * failure to anticipate and prepare ade- * quate defense for tho clash with Japanese troops at Shanhaikwan this MYSTERY S. F. RRE , (United Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 5.—Intensive investigations were under way today to determine causes and clear up mysterious circumstances of tho disastrous fire whech swept the Macbeth apartments on Geary street, killing four persons and Injuring 30 or more. Tho coroner's office co-operated with Fire Marshal Frank P. Kelly in attempting to trace reports from tenants that they heard shots and sounds of a violent quarrel a .short time before the fire was discovered. Kelly declared physical evidence showed tho fire started In the second- floor apartment of Miss Gertrude Hillman. The girl, however, declared she was awakened by smoke and rushed Into the hall to find tho blaze sweep- Ing In from another direction. She denied it started in her apartment. A man caller, who she admitted was with i her until 11 p. in., was sought for i questioning. (Continued on Page Seventeen) Saturday PROPHETIC LETTER SENT BY COOLIDQE WASHINGTON, Jan. G. (U. P.)—A prophetic letter from Calvin Coolldge waa received only yesterday by Theodore Clark, who waa Mr. Coolldge's secretary at the White House. "I know my work Is done," Mr. Cool- Idffe wrote. ' The 1 letter concerned Coolldge's thoughts about the coming administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the vexing problems which he must face. Clark said the letter concerned no such minor matter as the perpetual struggle between tho Democrats and tho Republicans, but expressed the greatest sympathy for Mr; Roosevelt, i whom, Mr. CooUdgo said, must face tremendous problems on almost the very day ho takes office. F AUTOPSY URGED BY " . COLONEL COUPAL WASHINGTON, Jan. G.. (U. P.)—• Colonel James F. Coupal. who was Calvin Coolldge's personal physician, said today In a formal statement that he hoped an autopsy would be performed on the body of the ex-president. "If tho family will permit it," Coupal explained, "they will be doing a great service In stimulating public demand for such post-mortem determinations of the exact cause of death. Tt will do much to eliminate the existing; and foolish, American repug- nannn to having their dead autop* Biod " PRESIDENT-ELECT ROO6EVET MOURNS FOR COOLIDQE NEW YORK, Jan. B. (A. £.)—Presi- df-nt-oloct J^ranklln D. Roosevelt; "1 am Inexpressibly shocked at the news of Mr. Coolldge'B death. Tho nation puffers u great losa in hla sudden and untimely passing. I shall never for- pct his generous and friendly telegram to me In 1020 when he defeated mo for vice-president. "The' deepest sympathy Roosevelt and myself goes family." of Mrs. out to hlu (A. P.)— announced PRES. HOOVER TO ATTEND FUNERAL WASHINGTON, Jan. 5. President. Hoover today through his aides, that he would attend the funeral of his predecessor, probably leaving the national capital tomorrow accompanied by representatives of other branches of the government. GOVERNOR ROLPH IS STUNNED BY NEWS SACRAMENTO, Jan. 5. (A. P.)— Governor Rolph was greatly shocked when he WUH 'advised of the death of Calvin Coolidge. Ho .sat at his desk for 10 minutes before he said a 1 word to any person in the office, "Wo nro stunned ut tho news of tho puddon death of tho only living ex- T'resident of the t'nited States, beloved' Culvln Coolld£G," said, governor. , • . •' (Continued From. Page One) of those who had served two full terms had shown him that the latter part of their tenure of office was devoid of constructive accomplishments. The nation was startled when on.Au • •- • • -j< • gust 2, 1927, the president issued Ills famous statement: ' - "t Do Not Choots" , 4 I "I do not choose to run for president in 1928." • It was interpreted variously throughout the country. Many saw in It a sincere wish for retirement, but still a willingnoBs to accept the nomination should an insistent demand arise. Othern looked upon It us a final de- clHlon that he would not bo a candidate for re-election. There were j many, too, \vho regarded it as a | shrewd attempt to avoid the third term issue by having^hlmaelf "drafted for office.'* This confusion was clarified by Mr. Coolldgo In an address before the Republican national committee the following December. In alx crisp sentences which were added at the last minute to a prepnrod speech, the President declared that he had "eliminated" himself entirely from the presidential raco and advised the party to continue "the serious task of selecting another candidate.". This decision, he asserted, "must be respected," But Mr. Coolldge did not stop there. When the Republican national convention met at Kansas City in June. 192S. he dispatched his secretary, Everett Sanders, to the session with Instruction*? "to notify several leaders of the state delegations npt to vote" for him. "Had I not done so," ho said In hia magaxme writing?, "T am told I shoultt have been nominated." • Was Dstsrmlnsd Mr. Coolklpo is on record ofc having said that he had never formulated In his own mind what his attitude would have been had he been nominated. "But I was determined," he added, "not to have that contingently arise." One of the major issues of that convention had been a principal subject of contention during the latter fears of the Coolidge administration and one that the president had tossed squarely Into the center of the presl- den^ittl campaign. U was farm relief. Signs of unrest in the farming sections of the middle west were apparent when Mr. Coolidge took office. The farmers of that section were confronted with a serlouH deprcsRlon and called upon the federal government for help in finding a way out. ThelR spokesmen In Congress clamored for legislation and the passage of a measure which Mr, Coolidffe felt ho could* not support. That was the original McNary-Haugen bill, containing the famous and much-discussed equalization fee provision. Urging the development of co-operative marketing organisation** as the bust solution for tho depression, Mr. jCoolldge declared ho must oppose any form of price fixing, either direct or indirect, and called for the measure's defeat. It was passed twice by Congress and on uach occasion it received a presidential veto. With the second veto the president sent to .Congress a scathing message In which he termed tho measure "economic vfolly." Peacsful Relations The Coolldgo administration was characterized by peaceful relations with the rest of tho world and attempts by tho president to make that peace a lasting; one. Early in 1927, he asked the principal naval powers to I meet for a discussion of the limitation of auxiliary vessels of war, to supplant tho Washington treaty of 1091 which applied only to capital ships. Japan and Great Britain accepted and representatives of the three nations gathered at Geneva. It has been wild that the conference was not preceded by a sufficient amount of preliminary consideration of technical methods of disarmament, but at any rate. IrreoonoHablo differ-' onpflf* of opinion arising from the wjduly varied npcdy of the United Btutea and England caused the con- - 1 ' 1 -- * • •- ~«i4»4' f r *• i- -i* ,'**•-- •• f * t the tho ference to end in a deadlock that continued to the end of the Coolidge administration. "Entangling Alliance" 1 Mr. Coolldge also sought to preserve peace through the Kellogg multilateral treaty for the renunciation of war, which he, declared the most Important subject'to b» discussed by the Senate during his time In the White House. In Bplte-'pf determined opposition from a' group" of senators who regarded the act as an "entangling alliance, 1 * and one destined, to lead eventually to membership in tho League of Nations, the pact was formally ratified by an overwhelming vote. ; The president also was of the opinion that peace could be preserved through tho maintenance of a strong national defense and he was a consistent advocate of n large, but noncompetitive navy. In the lns.t year of his administration he vigorously endorsed a measure authorizing the-construction of 15 new 10,000-ton cruisers and a 16,000-ton aircraft carrier. Although tho bill encountered stern opposition It finally was approved by Congress. Another major Coolldge policy was that of reduction of the high tax schedules that came with, the war. Three cuts were effected during his administration, which relieved thousands "of citizens of the burden of a federal levy, in addition to sharply decreasing the amounts paid Into the government by the large corporations And big business generally. > Many Offers Long before ho retired from office, Mr. Coolldge received numerous offers to make professional and bu&I- ness connections at tho expiration of his term, but consistently declined to entertain any of them. After he returned to Northampton he engaged In literary work temporarily, writing for magazines the story of his administration and an autobiography. About two months after leaving the White House he made his first business connection when ho accepted election -as a member of the board of directors of the New York Life Insurance Company, He was chosen to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Myron T. Herrlck, American ambassador to France. * Calvin Coolidge was born on Independence day, July 4, 1872, in Plymouth, a country village in the Vermont hlllB, tho son of John C. and Victoria Moor Coolldge. He was descended from John and Mary Coolldge, who had settled In Watertown, Mass., about 1630, and- his ancestry ran through'a long line of farmers who lived In Massachusetts , until his great-great grandfather moved into Vermont. His father was the village storekeeper OH well as a farmer, and t-.o the son had a double training under his father's care, plowing and digging: in the fields and selling and figuring behind the counter. Here were developed In him tho'Industry, frugality and self-reliance which nhapcd the course of his life. His mother died- when he was 13 and four years later he lo«t his only sister, but a warm tiond of sympathy developed between him and his stepmother. Attending School • Between "chores" on the farm and In the store; tho future president at- tencfed the ungraded school at Plymouth, n single room with a wood stove. Afterward he attended tho i Black lUver Academy nt Ludlow and the academy ut St. Johnsburg before going to Amherst College. He was a keen student, but only In n modest way did he enter into tho activities of college life. During his senior year, in open competition with students of all American colleges, he won the first prize, a gold medal, for the best essay on the causea of the Revolutfonarj* War. He was graduated in 189C, with" the degree of A. B. and at the commencement was grove orator. Had he had money enough to go through law school that fact might have changed rhls whole oareor. A« It was ho moved across the Connecticut river to the nearby town of Northampton, Mass,, . iind found a position In the law office of Jlammond & Field- Within 20 months he was admitted to the bar and began practice. In Politics Early Mr. Coolldge never had time to prove to the world whether he would have made a great lawyer for he was drawn almost Immediately into politics and with few Intervals that thereafter was his life work. On October 4, 1905, Mr. Coolldge married Miss Grace A. Goodhue of Burlington, Vt., making a home for his bride in a two-family .house in Northampton. They continued to occupy that until Mr. Coolidge became vice-president and returned to it at the conclusion of his services as President. They Wad two sons, John and Calyln, Jr. The .latter's death, which occurred after' a brief illness during the summer of 1924, was the first of two bereavements in Mr. Coolldge's family during his-occupancy of the White House. Early in 1926 his father died at his Vermont home while his son was speeding from "Washington to his bedside. (United Press Leased Wire) SACRAMENTO, Jan. C.—Reducing crime and crime costs In California Is "good business" .and is possible through the application of tested administrative methods, the California crime problem advisory committee reported today." The report,, embracing a two-year study made at the request of the 1931 Legislature, contained numerous recommendations . for changes in handling the state's'crime problem. "The inability of law enforcement agencies to deal with the problem in a satisfactory manner Is due not only to the difficulties inherent In the work, but also to the fact that government has not applied here the best known administrative methods of. treating crime and criminals which have been tested elsewhere and found valuable," the report said. Co-operation Needed 1 The need of more co-operation "between governmental agencies is of paramount importance, the committee pointed out. The report points out that a criminal comes under the Jurisdiction of city, township, county and state officials who, ;"although* dealing with a single cose tend to operate as separate and distinct agencies with little exchange of information and agreement as to purpoie/' Based on the results of a year's study the committee recommended: * * Recommendation* 1. That city, county and state governmental units consider methods by | which functions basically similar may be consolidated. 2. That whenever practical police agencies /of cities and counties be consolidate;! into a metropolitan or a district police. 3. That whenever centers of population in different counties are not too far removed'two or more counties should join In the establishment of a penal farm. - , The governmental cost of crime was estimated In the report at $81,000,000 annually, but this cost is not distributed equally. . // Cost Per County The average county per capita cost M— However forward to port.unlty dividual lenders he; meet n* more as an oi>- *4 ; talk.'; He pjefors In- with the congressional • "" • .the"/! "" l " '"--* the' distance i^hijide it for n Broup\Jrn«^lnpr/ , Earlier In, the day Ue a meeting with Senat6% Colorado Democrat, and former ment bcr of the tariff commission. rrange j I .1 11 DEMOCRAT LEADERS ' r WILL 00 TO N. Y..CITY--?; ^ WASHINGTON. Jan. .Bi.^A. P.)— Eleven Democratic congressional lead-* ers, their portfolios laden Vltlv .daU on the treasury; a condition ind wlth- revcnue raising proposals, leave later today for New. York City fo coAfer' with Presldent-ele^t, Roosevelt .on what to do at this session to balance the budget and cut government expen-: ses. - , ' 4 '•;-. : '/.•'•'•'•• *\ '. They are hopeful-that-the incoming executive will clearly! .4eilne his ideas as to needs for rev6nU§/«iising legls-f .lation and the forrtrhe'fitvors/ since " has been made Roosevelt dislikes' t facturers* sal eg\ The grotip : :how whether to seek."iEt s that manu- divided ovef tlal revision of the tax laws, to 'JWfeet the $307.000,000 deficit ^hich IKe- present ad- • * • . A VasSb^^fti^ * . A j *_ _ _ _ _-.*. ministration estl fiscal year, but the conference. Senate Democrats '' .*'_•. for the next get together at • b already have sidetracked prbtfpsals to , attach additional bill now plans to; mea tteo on ^ the beer their branch and House 'ways and review the fiscal, were- cancelled pending the cdh Plans It- has \been evident • »• Demi ocratB'^fayor tackling ,ay<tudget bal- anclng i program tha^iijWiild'niake the income meet expenflUttM^.'^oilar for dollar. But others' B4f^a*ning toward the proposal to separate capital invqstmejiti?ai»proprl ^ ^^ ^& 4 •• ^ ^ ^^& ^ i ^^ qM* w r* '' ™m * is $1.06, but Santa Clara county has -public works and buildings—from " a per capita cost of 93 cents, and tt ranges as high as |0.16 in San Francisco. The advisory committee was headed by Holland A. Vandegrift, state ,dl- rector of finance. The research staff included. Richard Graves and Howard Gardner of the bureau of public administration, University of California. (United Press Leased Wire) SAN DIEGO, Jan. G. — Appointment of Wlrt O. ; Bowman, Nogalea,- Ariz.,' and TlaJuana, Mexico, capitalist, as United States ambassador to Mexico Is being urged upon President-elect Hoover by friends here and. In Arizona, it wnB learned today. Bowman formerly was president of the Agua Calien^e company which operates the hotel and casino near Tla Juana and Is now head of a syndicate which operates the Tia Juana Foreign Club. Friends hero revealed that Bowman had received a letter from General Abelardo Rodriguez, president of Mexico and close personal friend, announcing the appointment would be acceptable to him. Bowman was one of Arizona's Democratic delegation to the national convention. 0. L. Mills' Estate Ref ded $45,343 v r . (Associated Prcs* Leased Wire) "WASHINGTON, (Jap'.' 5."—An abatement of $5,8G9.9Rl ana a refund of $45,343 to the estate of'Ogden U Mills, father of,Secretary .Mills, for over- H886Hsment of ^state tax waa announced today.'-by, the Internal revenue bureau. HUE CI1Y REJECTS POWER OFFER (United Press Leased Wire) TULARE, Jan. 5.—An unofficial offer of the Southern California Bdlsoh Company to "trade" a $100,000 power rate cut for abandonment of plans to condemn and purchase their TTularo distributing system, todayx stood rejected by the Tulare city council. The city some timo JIKO announced plan6 to ask condemnation proceedings against the system with the intention of purchasing and operating It as a municipal system. The power company "unofficially" offered to cut power bills of Tulare county residents $100,000 yearly If the plan''wero dropped. The council voted also to underwrite a $300 scrip issue, to be paid to unemployed put to work on civic projects. Proposals to provide a free meal to "hunger marchers" en route to Sacramento from southern California were declined. GOODYEAR OFFICIAL DIES AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 5. (A. P.)— Harry B. Hamlen. OS, assistant treasurer and credit department manager of the Goodyear Tire 'ami Rubber Company, died suddenly at. his home today of a heart attack. Hamlen has been with Goodyear since 1905. tual running expenses of the gover^v ment arid to.issue long- tepm bonds^6 amortize the outlay on the theory that future generations should contribute to facilities made available for them. Speaker' Garner, the -'vice-president*elect, who will head the group, has said he disapproves of propositions to reach a so-called paper,,balance and plans to urgo the adoption of a tax plan. He said that an equalized fed* eral budget was "essential to the recovery of business" but that It was only a "guess" as to how much revenue would bo.needed.; ; Other Issues to ;Be Faced Besides tho budget. problem, the farm relief bill before, the House, the beer measure In .the Senate, proh.lbl"- tion repeal, the foreigni debt situation and proposed changes hi the' monetary system are to be 'discussed with tho president-elect. However, definite conclusions may not be reached on all of them because the time will be so short, , l:t --, - -. • ' • •' ' •.-., --"..• ,r^ _ ^ ;A^ NOT TO LIFT COFFEE TAX"-'} RIO BR ^ANRIRO, Jan. 5. (A. P.') The natiojnal v 'c9ffee council today de.- nled.reportsVthat they planned to iyt the federal export tax^ of 15 shillings per sack on ^coffee, -v?hlch Is 'necessary to pay "government obligations, 1 ^ H_^ u_^ -.^K^^^^^^^^^B^^^^^^^^^—^^fe^H^^^^A^^ the First Day Thi* Doetlt. Congress Adjourns Respect to Ex-Pres of ^ Play safe! Take a COLD remedy for a cold! ? »"* Grove's Laxative-Bromo. Quinine stops u cold quickly because it does the four things necessary. Opens the bowels, kills the cold ger^ns and fever in. tl;e. system, relieves the headache and tones the entire system. Get it today and be ready for any cold that may come along. Be sure to ask for Grove's Laxative BROMO QUININE; NOW two sizes —30c and GOc—at all druggists. •Aciv. Old Doct (Continued From Page One) that he had juat been advised of the] a lifetime of death of Mr. Coolldge, and that hti thought the Senate should cease ItH labors to honor him. HlarU tribute was paid to Mr. Coolldtfc* In the •Senate by It.s Kopubll- enn and Democratic leaders—Watson of Indiana and Robinson of Arkansas, "He was a very groat man, a very great American and a very great president," Mild Watson. It wae the plan of the House lead- to remain In Hessloa until a moH- from the President formally no- tlfytne them of tho death had been received. "devotion to our country/' The text fpllows: "It Is my painful duty .to inform you of the death today of Calvin Conltdge, former president of the United States. "There Is no occasion for me to recount Ills eminent' serviced to our country to members of the Senate and House, many of whom were so long associated with, him. His entire lifetime has been one of single devotion to our country and his has been a high contribution to the welfare of mankind." O Escai Bladd PRESIDENT HOOVER PRAISES PREDECESSOR , WASHINGTON, Jan, 5. (A. P,)— Preaident Hoover formally notified Oongrdss of tho death of former Prewldent Calvin Coolldije this afternoon, In a special moasa#e which praised Uip deceased.aa having spent *- ...'.ii'f . -f. CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE ADJOURNS IN COOLIDQE HONOR SACRAMENTO, Jan. 5. (A, P.)— Both Houses of the State Legislature recessed today out of respect for the memory of Calvin Coolldge, Members of tho Senate stood In sllonno for u mpmeut following reading of resolution. An old German physician, Dr. H, 43. lllldqbrand, ninny years ago W»H severely nuffqring from what appeared to bo u Gall Stone Trouble. He frequently subject to colic, attacks, puinH, indigestion, pain In Blden. back and around tho Liver. Rathe? than submit to an operation, ho decided'|p treat his own case. So successful vnyi he in. his efforts, he prescribed ttfe name, treatment to other, sufferers. .The nnmzlnir reauHs they repor.toi? U convincing wvldonce of the merit pf thin- -prepr ration. Through the fir, iHlldebrand'a LabdratorleH, 15fi K. Union Avenue. Suite 276, Chicago, ill., Hufferera'-from. Qall Stone, Oall Bladder un4 alllud L|v«r arid StomV utlmonttt' overy>vhero -may. obtain test of this. BpleiiaiU treatment frjoie by wrillnK to tho abovu acldroaa —Adv." ..-'•• .-' •t * J- 1 I V . . . A * • 4 « • i. r r ' I - w . S J I 1 1 • -t *--•.- - .1 .1 • a I I 1 L t- • - .' -. . r

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