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' LOCAL BAKERSFIELD,.CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1933 PAGES 11 TO 18 r W* U i' il's- £81MB Testifies 'Mrs. Dooley Was "Pointing Shotgun When We Fired BuUet ' Desert Dweller Accused of Attempting to Murder Man and Wifi • Belief thon stln ony cha tempted submitted; BY THREE OFFICERS .#. e trlal ncludlng' r t 4 wo r counti, would,* be / Jury shortly before ttfS«», ln«"t«o' v af. court adjournment this afternoon, . was expressed as Tom Scott, as; , 'slatant district attorney,, began .the opening presentation of the state's case agalnat Stlnss. T>EVOLVER in hand, facing Tom AV Scott, assistant district attorney, who held a shotgun, Jonathan Stines, alleged ex-convict and desert dweller, enacted in* the Superior Court today his shooting and wounding of George and•'./,Neva Dooley on their desert homestead near Rosamond. Rtines is charged -with felony oh three counts: Attempting to murder George Dooley, attempting to .murder Mrs. Dooley, and being In possession of a firearm while an ex-convict. Attorneys Mel Brlttan- and Morris Chain, appointed by the .court to defend Stlnes, are interposing a self-defense contention. i let Given Revolver . To-re-enact.the shooting in front of the Dooley Tiomestead'house, Stlnes was handed the cheap, nickel-plated . revolver.' already introduced into- evidence. ' x ;. '-..•'•' Tom. Scfltj^,veteran..of--Scores of criminal Vfijases, taciturn and abstemious In his use of words, picked up the Bhot/gun and directed-Stlnea to Illustrate how he had shot Mrs. Dooley. Mra t Dooley, Stlnes asserted, pointed . the; shotgun at him before he fired his gun. He assumed u position In front of» Mr.; Scott, the revolver held In his right .hand. He made Mr; Scott hold the-stock of the shotgun against his left shoulder, declaring that Mrs. Dooley Is left handed. This position, wKh tho two men facing one another, duplicated'his position and that of Mrs. • Dooley at the . time she was wounded, .he testified. , Embarrassing Query. "All-right," Mr. Scott assented drily, when the demonstration had been completed. "Will you now explain to.me,how It was possible for 'you to shoot Mrs. Dooley In the back with the bullet ranging downward If you were facing her?" Stlnos-sald things were happening BO ,rapidly .that it was difficult to remember details. Stlnes admitted threatening to kill DOoley when Dooley attempted to take the gun away from him. Stlnes. denied, however, navlng cursed. Mrs. Dpoley, with his literal response being: "I didn't speak a ourse word at no time." He denied also hitting Dooley over th» head with the revolver. After the gun broke, he explained he hit Dooley with, his fist. "I had .made tho first shot before he jumped on my back," Stlnes said. 'Jpow long have you been In the whisky business?" Tom Scott suddenly interrupted, .during the cross-examination of the witness. Admits .Running RUfn " "I don't stay In the whisky business," Stlnes responded. "I only run whisky when I'm broke-and hard up and need money to buy groceries. The defendant denied .ownership of the; revolver. He explained that his small 11-year-old son owned the gun— thai/it had been given to the boy by his-mother before she died. •He had the gun In a buckskin glove and' "wiped the glove off the gun" when Mrs. Dooley pointed the shot- gun,nt htm, according to his version. At one phase of his croas-oxamlna- tlon, the. prosecutor asked Stlnes if he Jhad any wounds from the fight. Stlnes said he had some cuts on -hls m hands or slight lacerations. Mr. Scott asked him to show the jury the wounds. Very Thin Skin "I believe they wore here," Stines said, Illustrating \by pointing to his hand. "I am pretty thin-skinned; have a light skin," he explained, "You've been In Jail a lot, haven't you?" Interrupted Mr. Scott. "That has n tendency to lighten the akin, doesn't it?" •Stlnes admitted he had been In jail for "possession of an eight-gallon tank.", . On the day of the shooting Stlnes said.he had had 10 or 12 drinks, but explained that he was a light drinker and'these drinks had been "only light Bwallers." % "I drink nil' the time I can get It," Btlnes volunteered, "but no one ever (pees me drunk." Charlie Stlnes, 11-year-old son of the defendant by a former marriage, was called to the stand by Attorney Brlttan. Boy Testifies The youngster told a.direct story ol r thev shooting and preliminary events. The revolver, he explained, had been given to him by his mother when sho died. His .father, he declared, had not used the revolver until after Mrs. Dooley had pointed the shotgun at him. His father had fired tho gun once into the. air to "show It was loaded," the boy asserted. He said Mrs. Dooley had picked up REFUSAL TO WORK BRINGS NO POOD'FOR "MARCHERS" (Continue* on Payd Beventpm) T HIrVTY.SfX •- members ,*6f t ,the ''starvation army/' whose''r«nks were depleted-ln< the south through riots, "marched" Into Bakersflsld last night aboard trucks and auto'. mobiles, htld a meeting tier*, collected four recruits, and today continued their 'Journey toward' Sacra • mente, where they will demand unemployment relief and unemployment Insurance from the legislature. At the- Labor temple, where- 100 Bakersfleld workers gathered 'to hear the demands' of the "marchers," four delegate* from this elty were elected to accompany the v"army'"on Ite trip north. The foMr ,*ers Henry Losb, shoemaker of Sit Monterey street; John Howard ofiVIZO Brundage Lane, Amoa Har- m<?rC of 1?1 Bast Twenty.first strfat, ^ and "Jack Fenely of 320 L i atrirtfe J 4 The '"marchers" proved to be a comfortably Kressetf and well-fed lot, ' They brought their ov%p food .ins; cooking utensils, obtained from their headquarters In Los Angeles or "chiseled" on their trip, During .the night they' slept at the fairgrounds where the Kern County Board of Supervisors has established a work 'camp. Superintendent Hal Griff Is roped off part of the building as sleeping room for the newcomers.' '.- '•'• •:.'"-"•'••.; . ftogulitr~"gu'ota" at the etfmp, who work dally for their food and shelter, grumbled a bit at< being housed In the same building with ' "flsds" who refused to labor for their meals and bade. When the "regulars" appeared for breakfast this morning, the "marchers" tried to elbow their way Into the dining 'line, but Superintendent Hal Qrlffis •told them "no work—no eat!" The "marchers" refused to work, packed their duds, climbed aboard their trucks and automobiles and disappeared. Into tho fog about 7 a. m. i Boxing, Wrestling, Tumbling Teams to Show Skill Before Lodge »$QfTffl Balccrsfield High School's boxing, wrestling and tumbling teams, under the direction of Wallace "Jack" Frost, high school athletics Instructor, will appear • In a number of exhibition matches, and' tumbling stunts before members of the Bakersfleld Lodge, W. O. W., this' evening/ .: • Boxers who will appear on the evening's bill 'are -Bill Hnckn'eJ- versus Jess Klarlch; August Schroeter' versus Jack Francisco;.' Earl Crosby ver4 BUS Tony Perlera;-and Bill Wharton* versus Pete: Achatz. . Wrestling, matches are listed as follows: 'Calvin Allen versus'.Bob' Morelll; • Karl Johnson versus , Cecil Tedrow; Bill Corn versus Orval Graham, and Gerald Senior versus Leland Blalock. Members . of the tumbling team, which has been featured on several other programs this fall and winter, are John Schroeter, captain; August Schroeter, Gerald Senior,' Howard Payne; Francis Hopper, Jack Monan, William Reislnger and Bill Moore. NIURfiSlATAL FORKEflNFANT Alan Lee Kuehnert, 9-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs.' Kuehnert, died today at a local hospital, of injuries received Christmas eve In a traffic accident. The boy's death marks- the first traffic fatality for Bakersfleld in 1933. He was Injured when an automobile and a passenger bus collided In East Bakersflold. In addition to the parents, lie is survived by' Mr, and Mrs. B. V. Hale and Mr.'.and:Mrs; Charles Kollenborn, grandparents, and two -uncles, Alan and Kirk Kuehnert, all of Bakersfleld. Funeral' rites .will be conducted Friday at 2 p. m. at the Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara chapel. The Rev. William E. . Patrick v- will officiate. Interment will be Iji-Unlon cemetery. • 455 CARS OF FRUIT Last month- Kern county shipped a total of 455 cars of agricultural commodities, mostly citrus fruits an4 grapes, according 1 to the summary made today by- L. A. Burtch, agricultural commissioner. "The total production of crops this year exceeded that of last year In volume," Mr, Burtch said, "and the quality was batter although prices re- ceived'were exceedingly low and few of tho farmers showed a profit on their operations," An exceptionally good . "growing year" was experienced with no losses from rain, hall, wind or frost. Principle crops this- year were grapes, cotton, alfalfa and potatoes. Working Men's Club to Install Officers D. D. Hall will take his place as president of the Working Men's Club 'of Bakersfleld during an Installation meeting slated tonight at Cain's A. M. E. Church, California avenue at O street. , Other officers to be installed are R. A. Brannon, secretary, and K. S. Macbeth, master of ceremonies. A program of entertainment and refreshment serving Is scheduled at the meeting which- will begin at 8 o'clock, and which Will b« open to the public, with no admission charge. PLAN 8EWINQ SCHOOL McFarland Farm Home Department members will make plans- for a sewing school to be held during tho end of the month when they meet on Wednesday, January 11, Mrs. Helen Phillips, chairman,* announced. The meeting will be ' at tho BHckonstuff place. v Boy Scout District Leaders to Direct School for General Public Plans for a public first aid training course to be conducted over a series of 10 weeks with R. J. Williamson as Instructor, were completed at last night's meeting of the scoutmasters' round tablo of the Bakersfleld Boy Scout District in Legion hall. It was, the first meeting of 1933 and topics' discussed Indicated the forthcoming year, will bo the most. active In the 4l»tirjct,'s history.' . "••: ; ^|Woflrst aid training course wlll.be conducted each Tuesday evening; be- rlhhlng January 10, In the"*iiyglene room at the high school at 7 o'clock. The. classes will be/ of two hours dtf- ratlon. Conducted under the auspices of the American • Red Cross, the course Is open to the public and .anyone over 18 years of nge may enroll by communicating with any of the following: H. M. Baker, Beardsley School; Dr. P. A. Graham, Hay building; C. H. Phillips, Kern Land Company building; C. A. Griffith, 924 Kentucky street, and R. J. Williamson, San Joa- quln Light and Power Company. Standard and advanced certificates will be awarded students completing the course. C. H. _Philllps; scoutmaster of Troop 00, which is composed of all scoutmasters- in the district, presided at last night's conference. Dr. P, A. Graham was elected treasurer succeeding Wallace Wear. Eagle Badge and Three Life Awards Granted to One West Side Troop OTHER HONORS GRANTED Court of Honor Is Slated for Kern Community Within Near Future •DOT Scout Troop No. 30 of Taft •*-* has focused the eyes of the entire Kern county council upon Itself with a record of activities for the closing two months of the year rarely equalled in scouting, County Executive C. C. Keen disclosed today. ~ Scouts in the troop -'have passed tests for one Eagle Scout badge, highest rank attainable In the .Boy Scouts of America; three life Scout badges, three Star .Scout badges, 23 merit badges, one Eagle palm, a bronze palm and n gold palm, all within the space of a few weeks. Nell Hoad is the Scout who has attained the Eagle rank. Norman Main, chairman of the West Side district, said the badges will be presented at a court of honor to be held In the near future. Troop 30 has as Its scoutmaster, R. J. Brown, Standard OH Company em- ploye of Camp 11C, Taft, In addition to Engle Scout IToad, boys winning honors are as follows: ' Bill Dunn, signaling merit badge; McFarland Tolf, first aid to animals merit badge; Edwin Malldy, Star Scout badge, penmanship < and pathflndlng merit badgea; Quy Jacobs, bronse eagle palm, .merit badgea for hog and pork production,, leather work, leather*, craft, 'beef production and poultry Folks and Facts * * * • * * * Bits of Hotel Gossip * * * *' , * * Local Brevities 'C.~H. Price,'department of agriculture attache stationed at Riverside, is a Kern visitor and is registered at Hotel Padre. Among prominent railroad men stopping at the : Padre While in the city for a business conference aro F. Shellaberger and N. H. Asp, Santa Pe officials from , Fresno, and P. .McVan Ness, Southern Pacific,-Pasadena, and A. Mortensen, Southern Pacific, S'an Francisco. W. A. Russell and T. H. L. Robins, Mllham Exploration Company representatives of Los Angeles, are guests at the Padre. W. A. Tuxford, representative of tho Canadian National Highways, from San Francisco, Is a guest at Hotel Til Tejon while in Kern'county on a business mission. Among those ^registered at Hotel El Tejon today were Mr. and Mrs. R. M. AhreiiH. .The former Is u representative of. tho Pacific Greyhound Lines. They are residents of Los Angeles. Dr. Paul Oliver, and several mem bers of his family, are making their. home at Hotel Bl Tejon today, whllo on a brief visit to the city. They are residents of River Forest, 111., and are touring the state. F. M. Hueem, of tho state division of highways, is engaged In a business mission in Bakersfleld today, and is making his headquarters at Hotel 1S1 Tejon. . TO STUDY MEALS A meeting for the purpose of study- Ing the management of community meals will be held by the Shatter Farm Home Department on Tuesday, January 10, at the Kolbenatetter place, Mrs, Leon Haydock, chairman of the department, announced today. Miss Lillian Brlnkman, home demonstration agent, will have charge of the demonstration. CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank : my friends and neighbors for the beautiful flowers and many actB of kindness during my recent bereavement, (Signed) RUBY WH1SO. <*> Re-enacted In Courtroom POLICE AND SHERIFF'S DEPUTY CLAIM ARREST CLEARS TWO HOLDUPS FOR ROBBERY (Special 1o Tne California*) FRESNO, Jan. 5.—Ctcll Marvel, sentohbed to • San Que'ntln prison several months ago upon conviction of bad eheofc counta In Bakersfleld,. received, another sentence' In tho same prison today, , when he pleaded guilty to a charge of robbery here. Judge Austin sentenced him to <h« new term In prison to run concurrently with the one he received for ' the Kern county .crime,- ••'. '.• '.... » , x •'•• . •• ' '. Marvel's method of operating In Bakeraflald, according to reports/ was. to obtain lodging at rooming houses, give a large check to the landlords, receive some cash In change nnd fall to appear. KERN-TO-VENIURA Storm Center of Tri-County Altercation Being Built Speedily, Report ISSUE OTHER BULLETINS Grover Lanter, Star Scout badge and merit badges for public health and civics; Raymond Sanders, life Scout badge and merit badges for public health and first aid; Bob Marshall, gold eagle palm, merit badges for chemistry and poultry keeping; Thelbert Price, life Scout badge, merit badges for public health, athletics, rending, life saving, swimming and first aid; Lloyd Small, star- and life Scout badges, merit badges for first .aid and public health. 40,000 BALES COTTOyARVESe Kern county has produced approximately 40,000 bales of cotton this season, Lewis 'A. Burtch, agricultural commissioner, declared today. The yield was 552 pounds of lint per acre, which Is 52 pounds greater than any other California county .and 173 pounds greater than the average for the southern states—in other words, a world record. "We have been co-operating with the United States Department of Agriculture In pink' boll worm survey work for the purpose of determining that our cotton fields are free from this pest. The federal bureau of plant quarantine advises that 1079 bushels of glp trash have been -examined this season by the pink boll worm machine at gins at Arvln, BakerHllold, Buttonwillow, Greenfield, Lamont, McFarland, Rio Bravo,' Rosedale, Shatter and Wasco and that no pink boll worm larvae have been collected. Since this survey they aro .going through the fields gathering unopened bolls for further Inspeptton. This work Is being done In all .cotton-producing sections near or exposed to areas that have been found to be infested with this pest. This w°rk Is of great value to the cotton Industry as an Insurance that It will be kept free from invasion of this pest," Mr, Burtch declared. WASCD COUPLE HURT AS AUTOf ERTURNS Mr. and Mrs, Fernando Melendez of Box 134 at Wasoo, were injured last night when tho front wheels of their automobile "cramped" while they were en 'route home from Bakerirfleld, and the machine overturned .near tho Teakwood Dairy farm four miles north of this city on Golden State highway. Surgaona at Kern General Hospital, where the pair is • receiving medical attention, fear that the woman may have suffered a broken back. Tho husband, however, escaped with only slight cuts and bruises. Remains Unidentified;. Body in Water Approximately Three Days, Report Remains of a man, about B7 years of age, were found late yesterday in the Stlne canal'extension ditch, south' of Recreation Park. A. W. Freeman and ti. H. Bowen, employes of the Kern County Land Company, found the body. Authorities today were attempting to identify the stranger. They reported the body bore no evidence of foul play. Superintendent William Snare, and his assistant, William Young, obtained picture and. fingerprints toddy for the city and county bureau of Identification; and an attempt to Identify the ca'nal victim will be made through identification bureaus In Los Angeles, Sacramento and •Washington, D. C, Coroner N.-C. HpiwV*wiil withhold the customary inquest Until efforts to Identify the man have been successful or proved fruitless. The body Is at the Bakersfleld Funeral Home; Coroner Houze said the man probably was about 57 years of ngo, was bald, gray-haired, 5 feet and 7 Inches In height,, weighed, 165 pounds, and possessed features generally associated with the Hebrew race. Condition of the body Indicated that it had been In the water of the canal approximately three days. Shoes at Disposal of Women, Misses Women and misses In need of shoes land unable to purchase them, .will be interested In the statement that there are still a number of serviceable pairs at the office of The Bakersfleld Cai- Ifornlan, which are at the 'disposal of those who can use them. The shoes are the remnant of generous donations for the benefit of needy families by the Gundlaeh Shoo Company, Malcolm Brock Company and others, and whllo thoy are generally of ifarrow width, they,are well made und many •.Of them''good looking. Thoy will be freely distributed to the.needy who call In person and can make use of then). LIONS LOCAL VISITOR J. A. P. Ellidge of Portervlllo, deputy district governor of .Lions Clubs, was a guest at Wednesday's "business meeting of the Bakersfleld Lions Club in Hotel El Tejon. C. Fred-Baker presided in the absence of President William E. PITtrlclc, •'•';Committee reports were made by the following chairmen: Frank Lowe, attendance; Henry Mattson, visiting; Judge Allan B. Campbell, constitution; Hay Henderson, education; Frank Harrison, public relations; I. C. Olsen, Interclub; Dan K, Qoode, rodeo; Don Lucas, membership; Henry Mattson, blind welfare; W. Kramer, finance; Frank Lowe, entertainment; Sam Lynn, traffic, And Don Lucas, museum. ARTISTS BROADDAST /OVER WW HOOKUP Bakersfleld's four rambling school musldians, en route on a trip around the world, broadcast from the exclusive Palace hotel in Shanghai recently on a world-wide hookup, it was learned today. . : Members of the musical quartet aro Fred Peterson, Loren Holding, Lincoln Martin and William Rogers. They left here several weeks ago on the Dollar liner Van Buren. Arrangements for their orchestra to 'broadcast over the International radio hookup in Shanghai were.* made by the ship's pursuer when the boat was docked at Honolulu. Announcc/Tclnicluipi Road in Fine Condition; Artery to Coast Slippery ONSTRUCTTON of the Casitaa Pass unit of the Marlcopa-Ven- tura highway, storm center of tho recent tri-county altercation »over employment 'of Kern men, which ended In victory for this county, Is progressing at rapid pace, accord- Ing to a survey of highway conditions in and near nouthern Ban Joa- quln valley completed by tho National Automobile Club. Kern and Santa Barbara county men arc being given preference on the unit as a result of Supervisor Stanley Abel's recent threat that Kern Would withdraw from the trl-county district handling construction of the highway unless more men from this county were employed. The new link between Casltas Pass and thti Marlcopu road Is not yet open to traffic, the auto club's report said. Other Bulletins Information concerning other roads In and near Kern, contained In tho report, Included the following: The route from Biikersflelcl to California Hot Springs, via Qlennvllle and Jack Ranch, Is passable with chains to Jack Ranch only. Beyond that point, it is closed by snow. The highway from 'Bakersflald to Freeman, on the Owens river highway, via Jhe Kern river canyon and Walkers PAss, is open although some janow,; Is to .bo encountered, making chains advisable. The.road from Reno to Mono Lake and south to Los Angeles, via Blahop and Mojave, Is open to motor travel but motorists are cautioned to have their curs equipped with skid chains when driving it. Snow Is to be encountered' In the higher elevations—an 8000-foot elevation Is attained just north' of Mono Lake. • A snowplow Is maintained and every effort will bo made to keop this route open throughout the winter. Snow on Road The highway irom Mojave to Bak- ersfteld via Tehachapl is in good condition. Snow on tho road necessitates careful driving, however. The small detours In effect near Tehachapl do not Inconvenience traffic. While the road from- Santa Mnrln to Bakersfleld is an nil-year road, motorists traversing this route are cautioned to carry tiro chains for use over the mountainous sections during a Immediately following storms, as slippery conditions aro likely to bo en countered. *-•-»— '• Twins Are Born to Couple From Lebec Birth of twlns-^flrst for Kern county In 1938—occurred j today at. Mercy Hospital to Mr. and Mrs, F. A. O'NalU, well-known Lebeo couple. Both were girls. One was born af 7:18 a. m. and weighed B pounds and 12 ounces, and the other was born'at 7:25 a. m. and-tipped'the-scales at B pounds and t ounces. The father Is an employe of tho Richfield Oil Company at Leboc. The double birth today brings tho O'Neill family total to four girls and one boy, Neither of, the newcomers had been christened. Legion Garage Will Move Headquarters H. T. McCormlck, well-known mechanic and-operator of the Legion garage at Seventeenth and L streets, today announced bis removal to larger quartora In the Agen building at Seventeenth and K streets. The move was necessary to properly car? for hl»' over-Increasing storage and repair business, Mr. MoCormlck stated. , CDNKLOW Hartman Construction Company and O. A. Orahnm, of Bakersfleld are low bidders for the job of con Htructlng a steel stringer bridge across the Mojave river near Barstow, In San Bernardino county, nc- cordlng to United Press dispatches from Sacramento. Their bid was $04,955. The bridge will be con struoted at the Intersection of Arrowhead Trails-and the National O!< Trails highway near Barstow. Bid of the Bakersfleld concerns, with others for additional state jobs under consideration today by the de partment of public works, totaled 1671,000. Others were: Log Angeles county—Grading and paving 4.1 miles of Coast highway between Las Flores canyon nnd Santa Ynez canyon, 8. H. Palmer nnd J. P Holland, Incorporated, San I<Vanclsco 1402,007. Monterey county—Grading and pav- lng'6 miles of Coast highway between points 1 and 0 inllen south of San Ardo, M. J. Bovanda, Stockton $173,878. JULIAN MOREL LATE BULLETIN Arraigned before Judge Ben Hunter of the Third Township Court, Ted Pylts, accused on two counts of robbery, late this afternoon waived hi* preliminary examination, made statements of guilt on both ohargea and was bound over to Superior. Court. Bond was fixed at $25,000, which the defendant failed to poet. Pylea expressed a desire to "get It all over with and take my medlolne." He said he held up two grocery stores, using • loaded gun each time, • SI I SPECTED AUTO IIEVES WANTED Julian Morel, 77, resident of tho Va- mosa district for 00 years, and a retired Bhoop rancher, died late today at the home of his sqn, Henry Morel, at 1023 Pacific street, In Bnkersfleld, following a brief Illness. He was born In France, en mo to the United; S'tiitos In 1872. and Immediately settled In Kern county. Survivors Include two sons, Henry, and Charles Morel, of 1110 Miller street; two daughters, 'Mrs, Julia Overton of 1800 Truxtun avenue, and Mrs. Marie Order of Varnosa; seven grandchildren, Kiln a and Frances Overton of BHkersfleld, Mrs. Stewart Magee, of B(ikernflel<l;<RomuluB Oroler of Famosa, Mrs. Clementine Johnson of Long Beach, Dorothy and. Marie Morel of Bakersfleld. He also Is survived by three gre.ut-grunduhlldren, A'nnabolle Mugeo of Bakeraflold, PaUy and Charlene Johnson of Lpnjf Beach, . The body In at tUoipuBbly-Cqlhoun- O'Mearu. .chapel'.' Funeral arrangements have not boon completed. SEARCH for a lone bandit who terrorized the East Bakersfleld district ended last night with the arrest of Ted Pylon, 31, unemployed transient who resided at 517 Baker street, IS minutes after he robbed D. L. Moody of $54 at his grocery store at 1801 Niles street. Pyles, according to arresting officers, confessed the crime, and admitted having robbed Mrs. E. Molinar of $7 at the Beale avenue grocery store at 431 Beale avenue, Monday night. The loot obtained in the Moody holdup and a Colt special revolver were taken froth Pyles when he was placed under arrest. Police, meanwhile, -are holding John R. McDonald, scholarly resident of 800. Baker street, and Sam Toussle, his room-<mate, on suspicion that they exec- ated the J. B. Shyrock attempted holdup at 1200 Flower street, Tuesday night, and also participated in other recent acts of banditry which liave kept residents .in outlying Bakersfleld districts in fright during the- past month. Tour District The arrest of Pylea resulted from quick action on the part of three officers, who were within one block of the Moody grocery store at the time of tho holdup, where they were cruising In un automobile on n "hunch" that that vicinity would be tho next one visited by the bold bandit. Early on Tuesday the three officers, Detective Jim Brady ami Officer Bob Knight of the police department, and Deputy Sheriff William Kanawyer, decided to "stay on the spot" until the bandit had been apprehended. They did not retire Tuesday, night but cruised about the city and last night their vigilance was rewarded, Other police officials, riding about East Bnkersflold In a rattlo-equlpped patrol automobile, heard headquarters broadcasting Information .concerning the holdup, and were at the scene within three minutes. Those In that patrol cnr hunted In one direction, but the avenuo of search conducted by Dt-toctlvo Brady, Officer Knight nnd Deputy Sheriff Kunawyer was the lutky one. The holdup man had hardly fled from his latest victim when the three officers jvere after him. They cornered him In a field on Mt. Vernon avenue where the Southern Pacific Company tracks cross that street. Surround Fugitive The fugitive, they knew, was somewhere In the field. They suspected he was'hldlng behind a pile of leaves and grass. Tho three officer!) separated and converged on the pile of leaves. Officer KnlKln was the' first to sight him. "Come out of there!" ho commanded, but the hidden man did not move, Once again the command rang out, and there was no answer. The officers rushed -him from three points. Confused, the fugitive did not fire, and in a moment he was handcuffed. Without moving from tho scone, the officers obtained the admissions of guilt, took tho $54 from lilt) pockets and confiscated tho Colt revolver, I'ylcs evidenced a denlro to "cop a rap"—plead guilty to obu»in leniency, to the two robbery counts filed against him, and his deslm to make things tnsy for the law here leads authorities to bollovo that he Is wanted on moro serious charges elsewhere. Murder Suspect . Superintendent' William Snare, of the city and county bureau of Idfintl- flcutlon, reported that Pyles' fingerprints stamp him as a man who was released from the San Bernardino county jail only 30 days ago, where he was held on suspicion of murder and went to Jail for a few days on a charge of carrying'concealed weapons. Questioned today, Pylex declared himself ashamed of having robbed Mrs. Mollnnr. "If I hud known there watt only a woman In that grocery store Tuesday night, I wouldn't have held up the place," he said. "We're competitors," he «ald to the officers who were nuextlonliiK him. "You are the law, I'm on tho other slde,,uiHl you won," he philosophized. Officers reported he Is u "smooth customer" nnd his pant is being investigated thoroughly. Suspicion that McDonald and Tous- sle committed liolilupH In Bakerufleld were, bused upon evidence uncovered when their home wan searched, police xald. OIIII.H, flashlights, puss hv^f arid other urtlclun were found, in addition to- clothing similar to wearing upparcl used by the bandit who held i:p Shyrock, authorities reported. Homes for Kittens Are Proffered Here Many kind-hearted Bakorsfleld women have offered the protection of their homes for the two pet kittens which were found Tuesday night alongNldti the body nf their dead, IIIHH- ter, Charles K. ICblnjfer, 54, who died suddenly In bed at his home on the Allen ranch near Shafter, attaches at Payne & Son chapel reported, The kittens had refused to leave the side of their departed muster, and were'taken with the body to Bakers- flnldi but later were returned to the 'ranch. A human intercut story of their-plight, printed in Tho Bakersfield' California!! last night, caused many matrons to visit or call the Payne & Son parlor, to offer tholr Uomoa to tho klttoiid. FOR HOLDUP QUIZ J. Gregory and K. Stone Accused of Robbery in Denver, Colo. TTENNBTH STONE and James •"• Gregory, arrested near Bakersfield on Tuesday night on a charge of stealing an, automobile, ar'e : -wanted in' DenveTfr C6l6:,"tor the' holdup of four service stations, and also are wanted in Los Angeles on similar charges, Captain Roy Oalyeu announced today. Stone and Gregory, who are credited with H list of allataeu, were taken into custody by Officer Grover Keetor of the California Highway Patrol. Their machine carried merchandise articles valued at several • hundred dollars. . Th,o two men, according to teletype dispatches received at the Kern county sheriff's office, fled from Denver several weeks ago, and, have been the object of. a diligent .search throughout the far. west. Tactics employed by service station holdup artists In recent acts of banditry in LOB Angeles led authorities •of the southern city to concentrate ' on a, search for them In that'city, but they eluded capture. A few hours later they were In custody here. , Part of the merchandise found in the confiscated automobile belonged to Maude •\yitherow of Taft. 8he> was dining In a cafe, she reported to officers, and returned to find her traveling bng gone. . Grand theft charges have been filed against the two' here and will be pressed before the men are released to the custody 'of. either Los Angeles or Denver officials, Captain Qalyen said. MASONIC US FOR Pi CRASH VICTIMS Funeral rites for-Louis Walter Felt and his wife, Jennie, who died December 23 when their automobile toppled over a mountainside In the Kern river canyon district, will be conducted ut S p. m. at the Hopoon mortuary. Interment will be in tho perpetual care plot at Union cemetery.' Raymond G. Taylor, .-worshipful master of Llbertas Lodge, No. 466, Fret and Accepted.Masons, will officiate at both the chapel and the' graveside rites. Felt was a member of the Royal Arch and Knights Templar, two Masonic organizations With his wife he resided in Indianapolis, previous te taking up residence in Kern county during the latter part of 1832. They were prospecting for gold In the canyon district and were returning to their mountain home from Bakorsfleld when their autoinohllc plunged off an Improvised highway and crushed thorn ns it rolled more than 800 feet downhill. Bradshaw Head of County Inspectors P. J5. Bradahnw of the agricultural commissioner's office last night WHS elected president of .the Kern County Agricultural Inspectors Association, succeeding C. S. Mortey. C. H. Bewick was elected secretary- treasurer succeeding C. "W. Grimm and C. D. Wylie was elected vice-president. The organization studies problem* relative to Us law enforcement work and technical problems. CARD OF THANKS M r e wish to thank our friend* for tholr expressions.'^ sympathy, acts of kindness and henu.tiful floral offerings during pur'v'jM^ht bereavement. ' (Signed) •'vj-jiy^ . MRSvMftftVKTTA DOW, .M-n8;»'«A,TTW"l>OW, i NOUMAN ANJ3 KENNlSTH POW, MHS. PANHT JONH8 ' t AND FAMILY. . ,. 'J4.1. >

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