The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on January 6, 1933 · Page 5
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Bakersfield, California
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Friday, January 6, 1933
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-SSm^: 1 ' : ..-3;R;-:r^fmrT.Tr''.!'.; •• •-" ; •;> ••' '^'- 'I >\v H **. -v^' ^ .. '---. - . •"--• ,.. * : ' \' ,L- .,-. :'*'• v:V' J -""'; - ;>'//*/ •, .• '-> • . F 11 V d L *.! J. I k y v ', •'-* -.s . h X * i ' THE BAKERSFIELD CAL1FOBNIAN, 1 • f , JANUARY 6,1933 5 ?'<••: *-j NATION'S FLAG IS DIPPED OVER WHITE HOUSE Funeral Sermon Is to Be at • : -- . . Northampton; Burial at •'Plymouth; Vt, • '• ' ^ 4 F • ^ktfMrtMfeAtf^AAtf^^tf^^^^^^lflt (Continued JYom J»a0e One) j _ . _^ J _ ^ -1 •—----—— -* -^ — _. _ —-— — -i. . _. ._ _. _ to the plunge of a speckled trout. He had heard, alone, the whirr of the partridge as It left its tangled covert, when frosted autumn leaves called him to the hunting grounds of his ancestors^ So Calvin Coolldge was found, alone In his dressing room. NO one saw the spirit depart, yesterday, after ho had returned from his law office. His secretary watted below, until he should be dismissed for lunch. Grace, his wife; found him, as she returned * home from marketing. Worked on Puzzle , Earlier in the day Harry Ross, the 'secretary, had been called upton by the former president to consider a , jig-saw puzzle,' a New Tears gift. Mrs. Coolidge had been away, to town, shopping,, when the former preside/it died. He had asked her if sKtf cared to use the cur, relio of the days- they spent In Washington. "It is too nice a day, I'd rather walk," she told him. Home With Ancestors And so, home to that rugged land of his, ancestors, all that was mortal of Calvin Coolldge will thread the hills and valleys that separate Massachusetts, a state that honored him before the nation, to Plymouth,, Vermont, In a motor cortege Saturday; there to He with his father, ffohn, who swore him in, by'.the light of an-oil lamp as the nation's chief executive many years ago, and his son, Calvin, Jr., cut off , In young manhood. The widespread desire of people in official life to'honor the former president will make the funeral a most Impressive ceremony despite tho desire ±o keep the services simple and brief. The presidential special, carrying President Hoover from "Washington, will arnve Saturday morning and another special train, carrying congressional representatives and other high officials, Is expected. Heartfelt tributes / came from throughout the world. Home Polk Shocked The home folk, back in Coolldge's native Vermont hills, wero'shocked .by the suddenness of his death. There was no comment or visible signs of Borrow in Plymouth, Vt. Men and women went about, their chores hiding their feelings, like the man they mourned. Mrs. Coolldge still wore her street costume when she came upon her husband prostrate on the floor. She hurried , down the staircase, calling for Harry Ross, who was more than a secretary—perhaps a companion—to the former president, Mrs. CpoIIdae Brave "She bore up bravely, remarkably, bravely," said Ross, afterwards. And then Ross called the family doctor, and Mr. Coolldge's son, John, from New Haven. John came to Northampton as fast as an automobile could bring him, and then came Frank W. Stearns, Boston merchant, known since the days Calvin Coolldge occupied the state, house at Boston aa his adviser. Elderly Frank Stearns was sp overcome by the sudden and unexpected termination of a long-standing friendship that he could not discuss It, .even through a secretary who accompanied him. REV. A. J. PENNER II OFFICIATE 31*Year-Old Pastor Preach Section Northampton LAST INTERVIEW COOLIDGE RELEASED From Page One) mendatlons for projects which would coat money. Voluntary Tixei Beet "I should think it might be possible to rfttae more money through voluntary, taxes. It you tax things a person can uuo or do without then the tax becomes voluntary. Most people think gasoline and automobile taxes are A good thing because in that nense they We voluntary. would seem the best plan to handle a matter of that kind in tho J»reM teated Wire) KbRTHAMPTON, Moas.» Jan. 0.— The man who will preach the sermon for tho funeral of Calvin Coolidge is ^Cls\t^r^ «* W to help the other fel- no is Albert J. Penner, formerly ot|, ow aome( wo wm got ftlong|M ho pre _ dieted. We talked of Premier Laval's visit Mount Lake, near Mankato, Minn, parents, Mr. and Mnr. A. D. Ponner still live there. regular way instead of doing it some other way. When there Is something to b« dono, It is a good thing to look at the constitution and tho laws, and seo what is called for and do It." I told the former president hla popularity seemed to grow rather than diminish and his dryly put reply was "If everyone will lust mind his own 1 thftt < " VVho " r T A9 down thero A ff0od AI everyone win just mma nis own i ninny people thought my administration wft« not all *hat It should be." Twice he refused my request to quote htm then on the subjects ho had Since last September, when he re- to *««Went Hoover and the apparent turned from two years of study in Europe, he has been pastor of the Edwards Congregational Church, vhlch.^. . . was founded a hundred years ago by' the moratorium. Jonathan' Edwards. * He knew the Coolldges slightly. Mrs. Coolldge and her son, John, were members of the church. Calvin Coolldge was not, though ho attended regularly. The former president was always tho first man out, when Sunday services wero over, Penner said. On rare occasions ho lingered to say "How do do." On rarer occasions ho complimented tho preacher on the sermon. The Rev. Mr. Ponner spent a good part of yesterday afternoon with Mrs. Cooltdfte making plans for the funeral. They decided that the services should bo simple, the sermon very brief. The preacher will go along to Plymouth, Vt., to officiate at tho burial. agreement to handle reparations within the framework of the Young plan, instead of outside, as In the c&se of ^^^^ ^^^r ^^^^ ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^ ^^^F ^^^f . ^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^r ^^^f PRESIDENTS LIVE Mesdames r Cleveland, Coolidge, Taft and Roosevelt Survive NEW The White House-^for nearly seven year* the home of President Calvin CooIIdoe—has Its flag at half staff in respect to the memory of the dead ex-pretldent. Telephoto from New York to NEA'a San Francltco bureau. AT CHRYSLER Coolidge Brevity in Using Words Again Revealed *( Associated Press Leased "Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 6.—Another Illustration of Calvin Coolldge'* brevity In ufe of words was recalled today by Dr. Cornelius Greenway, pastor of a Brooklyn church. While a sophomore at Tuft* College In 1922, Doctor Greenway wrote letters to President Hard- Ing, Vice-President Coolldge and the members of the Harding cabinet acktno what the "alms and duty of a college man should be. 1 ' Coolldge's epigrammatic reply consisted of 17 words. It read: "The alms and duty of a college man should be to behave himself and to work hard." Doctor Grtenway met Cootfdge later when he was a guest preacher at a church In Washing. ton attended by the late president. Coolidge and T. R. Die 14 Years Apart (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 6.—The death of William Whiting, Holyoke paper Calvin Coolldge lacked one day of be- manufacturer, who succeeded Herbert Hoover as secretary of commerce, and his -wife were among the first to ar- 14 y ears a ' ter the death of Theodore Roosevelt. Former President Roosevelt died COMMENT ON DEAD LEADER rive after death spread Its wings over January 6, 1919, mt Oyster Bay, N. Y. the "Beeches*" They arrived as mes- I H!B Passing also was sudden, senger boys peddled up the graveled walk with missives of condolences from the nation's great—Herbert Hoo- \*4r, his successor, and Alfred B. Smith, who sought that honor. Many Messages There were other messages; and wires still hum. Trains will continue to debark notables, but those who will tollot* Calvin Cooltdge home will trace a, tortuous trail, through the hills and valleys and "notches"—more than 100 miles to the northward—to tho ancestral home of the Coolldges at Plymouth, Vt. There Calvin Coolidge told hta secretary a few minutes before he died, he hoped to spend even longer annual stays as the years advanced. Saturday he will return to the chortling trout streams of Vermont, to the alder thickets where tho ruffod grouse drum—to tho cloud-fringed hllUtopa of his birth. ri 7,000,000 in N. Y. . Mourn Coolidge f Associated Tress Leased "Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 6.—New York's seven millions Joined today In the mourning for Calvin Coolldge. From the ^tock exchange, which was expected to suspend trading at the time of the funeral, to the humble homes of the east side, there were sincere expressions of regret. Flags were at half mast. Statements praising the dead leader filled columns In the newspapers, UThe shock which the city felt on the news of his death was exemplified on the floor of the exchange. As tho tiding flashed, tradings-Blackened instantly. (Associated Press teased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6—Com. mentlng on the death of Calvin Coolldge, William Glbbs McAdoo, U. S, atnator-eleot from California, secretary of treasury in tht Wll. son oablntt, said: t "The death of Mr. Coolidge will be deplored by the entire nation, his death Is a distinct lota to hi* party and to the country. Calvin Coolldge's place In history cannot bt forecast now with any degree of fullnest. He was, In my opln- Ion a baffling and a unique personality. His administration Is identified with the poat-war period of Inflation and speculation, and It Is difficult now to appreciate fully his achievement In light of all that has transpired. 4 His place In history will have to await the perspective of time." CHICAGO, Jan. 6. <A. P,)— Charles Gates Dnwes, vlce.presl* dent while Calvin Coolidge wae In the White House, notified of his death, said "the loss Is Irreparable." ""Only yesterday Mrs. Dawes re- celved a letter from Mrs. Cool- ldge," he said. ';it was Just a Christmas greeting. It did not say anything about Mr. Coolldge being 111, as I recall It." l , 20 ^ Lost Her Prominent Hips Double Chin— Sluggishness j i . - f : _ . _ _ __ t __^^ m _^ m ^^^^^ L _^^ Gained Physical Vigor /A Shapely Figure. i - • If* you're fat— first remo\ f o the LONDON, Jan. 6. <A. P.)—News of the death of Calvin Coolldge came as a shocking surprise to his frlenda fn London. Lord Howard of Penrith, British ambassador during a large part of the Coolidge administration, said: "I always had hight respect and regard for him. I am deeply sorry to hear thf« newa. My wife and I both feel deeply sorry for Mrs. Coolldge, who always was a good friend to u»." A telegram was sent Immediately to the king at Sandrlngham. NEW YORK, Jan. 6. (A. P.)— Colonel E. M. House, political adviser of the late President Woodrow Wilson, laid he was "terribly •hocked" by the newa of former President ^Coolldge's Heath. "He waa one of the most remarkable men America aver produced." Take one half teaspoonful of Kruschon Salts In a glass of hot water in the morning— in 3 weeks get on tho •calec and note how many pounds of fat have vanished, t Notice also that you have gained in It energy— your fikin is clearer— you feel younfrer in - body— Kru«chen will give any fat person a Joyous surprise. ., But be sure It's Kfruschen— your health comes first— and SAPEJTY first !• the Krusohen promise. • Get ft .battle of Krusch en Salts from Hughes Drug Store, Nineteenth and Chester, KlmbaU & .Stonv, Eastern Drug Co., Service Drug Co., or any leading druggist anywhire in America, (lasts 4 weeks) and the cost is but little; If this first bottle do Yince you this ls ; the easiest, • And surest v way \to lose fat— your money gladly BERLIN, Jan. 6. (A. P.)—President Paul von Hlndenburd «x- presied regret at th* death of Calvin CooIIdoe In a cable message today to Presldtnt Hoover. "I b»g to ex pro is to your excellency my deepMt.feU condolence because of former President Cool- Idge's demise." * MADRID, Jan. 6. (A. P.)—Al! today's newspapers expressed rs- gp«t «t the pasting of Calvin Cool- Idge In edltorlala dtiorlblna him as an exotlfent president and a splsndld example of the American character. ' E DURING ORDEAL (Associated Press Leased Wire) NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Jan. 6.— The remarkable poise of Grace Goodhue Coolldge has not left her. "You wouldn't know that anything has happened," exclaimed Robert S, Smith, caretaker of "The Beeches," which has been the Coolidge home for the past four years. Smith saw Mrs. Coolidge several times yesterday afternoon and last night. She said nothing to him, but there was nothing to Indicate any giving way to emotions on her part. "Oh, her time- will come later," said the caretaker. "Now there is too much excitement for tears." Three Relatives of Coolidge Live . at Long Beach ^B \ (Associated Press Leased Wire) LONG BEACH, Jan. 6.—Three relatives of Calvin Coolldge nre residents of this city. They are Qlann E. Coolldge, his sister, Mrs. T. E. Cover-dale, and their mother, Mrs. Mary Coolidge. Mrs. Coverdale visited at the White House In 1930. The father of Glenn Coolldge and Mrs. Coverdale was a first cousin of the late chief executive. ROAD USERS UNITE An "Illinois Highway Users" organization has been formed In Chicago. The purpose of the club IR to arouse publlo sentiment against diversion of road funds raised by gasoline taxes to charity. Many'new engineering features in new models are now on display nt tho tttibbard ffarftfiro, distributor for Chrysler and Plymouth. The Chrysler line for 1933 comprises four entirely now cnre, a six of 117-inch wheplbaso and 83 horsepower, the royal eight of 120-inch wheelbnse, •which is a new car added to tho line, with 90 horsepower, the Imperial eight of 120-Inch wheejbase and 108 horsepower, and the custom imperial of 146-inch wheel base and 135 horsepower, Inspection of the new cars proves that Chrysler engineers havo been ox- tremely energetic during the last year and they have succeeded In perfect- Ing a number of Important and original features that contribute to the performance, safety, economy, comfort and appearance of thfc entire Itno. In fact, motor car fans are willing to concede that In calling- these cnrs "tho finest cars ever *to bear my name," Walter P. Chrysler has appraised them correctly. Tho 1933 Chrysler line will be considerably lower In price, according to "W. P. Hubbard, local dealer. Press Leased "Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 0.—Although the death of Calvin Coolldga removed the last formor president, six widows of chief executives are living. They are the widows of Presidents Harrison, Cleveland, * Roosevelt, Tnft» Wilson and Coolidge. Of them all, Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Roosevelt have remained perhaps most In the public eye. Mrs. Roosevelt attended the Hoover notification ceremonies in Washington last August and. later introduced the President to a vast campaign audience In Madison Square Garden, Mrs. Wilson puts in an appearance e.t most Democratic party occasions of Importance. Mrs. Taft remained active In tho capital's social life until the death of the late chief Justice In 1930. Mrs. Harrison lives quietly In Now York City. Only one former first Udy, tho widow of President Cleveland, remarried. In 1913 sho became Mrs. Thomas J. Preston, Jr. Sho lives, with her husband, professor of archaeology at Princeton University, In Princeton, New Jersey. This Is only tho second time since tho death of George Washington that tho United States has been without a living ex-president. For a few months between the death of Orovor Cleveland and the retirement of Theodore Roosevelt, there was no former president—a situation comparable to the present since Herbert Hoover retires March 4. to my WE'RE LTVTNC in new tfanea ... we need m new kind of motor can ... with new and greater Tataea. ' * Soth TQVU BE HAPPIER new Qnyden are built to give more for yifar dolUr . . . performance, appearance and luxury superior to anything prttioiuly These are time* of better taate .. .with lew WITH A CHKTSLX* 7. So we hare created new dynamic beauty *. . new streamlining and .. • « new brand of luxury. 1933 Chrysler Six Sedan, fS45 ^83 horsepower; ;117.iack whee!Us«; six body type* 1795 to I10S5 \ Theae ore faster-moving time*. That's why we've built these new Chryslers to lead in traffic and accelerate to astonishing top speeds. That's why they have a new All-Silent transmission—quiet in first and reverse aa well aa second and high. Time «re hardcr-driving times. That's why our engineers hare developed a new alloy of unparalleled hardnera to make ralve aeata immune to ftcorchinc heat... greatly reducing the need for valve grind* ing, and increasing performance* These time* demand comfort. That's why Chrysler research has perfected another amazing alloy for Oilite springs that never squeak, never need lubrication, and give the smoothest ride on earth. That's why Chrysler gives you patented Floating Power ... an automatic clutch that euitt ita rate of engagement to the speed of the car... and perfected Free Wheeling. lerfected i These are times of heavier traffic ... demanding safety. That's why the new Chryslers have all-steel bodies ... Girder* Truss type frames . .. small wheels.«, bigger tires ... and Chrysler Hydraulic Brakes with Centrifuge drums. H These new Chryslers simply can't be imagined. You must drive them. See for yourself why I proudly announce them as can ever to bear my 1033 Royal Eight Sed 90 honepower; Itt.iDch whcelbwe; five body typ* IMS to |U*$ t r 1933 Imperial Eight Sedan, 108 horsepower; 126-inch wbeelbMt) fire body type* 11555 to 11595 1033 Custom Imperial Sedan, f 2 ^ 135 horsepower; 146- inch wheelbue; ux body typca, $2895 to I3S95 * All prices K O. B. factory * * ALL DEALERS OFFER CONVENIENT DEFERRED PAYMENT PL AH WALTER P. CHRYSLER CHRYSLER SIX SEDA>f. |MI * . THB SYMBOL IMF GREAT BN«INEKRIN4S W F UBBARD 2229 Chester Avenue H. R. KANODE, Taft I A. AVILA, Tehachapi ^-» ^"- »-^ ^ ' *^v ^» ^r^ • "I decided when 1 returned to Northampton not to give Interviews, it would look as though t was trying to run the 'country. "I onoo thought of traveling, but it la very difficult for mo to do it. If I go to a dinner I either havo to make a speech or llaten to speeches about myaelf all evening, Scores Volunteer Diplomat "1 couldn't go to Burope without accepting honora and seeing people. I/ know that when I HvnB In Washlnffton I would not have wanted an ex-president poking around Europo. I had enough trouble with volunteer diplomats ad It WBB, "Do you expect," I aalted, "to go to the Republican national convention as a delegate?" "No. I would only be in tho way. l seem to bo always in tho way now." CH CRITICIZE PRAM Laval and Herrlot EulogizeJ Two Newspapers Not So Cordial (Associated frcw /icaaaf Wire) PARIS, .Turn 6.—Criticism was mingled with praise In this mornlng'ai newspaper tributes to former Presl* dent Coolldgo, The following were the outstanding comments: Petit Journal: '"Ho deserved hU prestige and \vua an Utaal president," Echo do Parla (by "Pertlnaux," Andre Goraud, the foreiffn editor): "Cool- Idge did not know Europe. Aa concerns Franco, Vila Ignorance and hostility unfortunately wero fairly evident" Ere Nouvello (organ of former Premier Edouard Harriot): "Coolldgd really was the author of that policy which clashes with our taate for order and logic." The Marquis do Chambrun, member of tho French debt commission to the United States, said ho know Mr. Cool- Idgo before ho -was president and that ho often showed sympathy for France, especially "by maintaining 1 Ambassador Herrtck nt tho Paris embaasy. 11 Former Premier Harriot said: "1 feel a very real sorrow, for I have not forgotten the cordial welcome Mr. Coolldffo i?avo me nt tho White House when he was president.'* Again Saturday Shop Weills' Saturday. Every department in the store is offering unusual savings family. entire • Attention, Kiddies! CHUBBY CHANEY f The fat boy of our gang comedies will be in Wcill's Saturday to personally meet and talk to everyone who wishes to see him. Meet Chubby at Weill's Saturday, From 10 a. m. to 1 p. m. t - ' Crosley's Newest SENSATION JUST ARRIVED • Only the Unlimited Production Facilitie* and Engineering Skill of the Crosley Factory Could Make fostible Tkb Unbeatable : Value 1—"Play* Police" 2—5-Tubc Balanced 3—Super-Heterodyn* 4—Illuminated Dig) S—No Squeals 6—Super Selectivity 7—Full Dynamic Speaker 8—Unbelievable Power 9—Beautiful Walnut Cabinet 10—Late*t Tubes. A "S" AT THE PRICE OF A "4" So* *»a Httr TfcU W«n«Ur S.t »t THE CROSLEY "FIVER* L J I -. I n. ,M; ,1- •r --' ,V n't I i '. I, -- T M £ V, -'. - r 1 * -1 --* r- i;\ t - f . •. r 1 ( I -- I--' I f H n . T 3 r '

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