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fMimitiaf6 .^ fferfed SACttAMBN^O. Jan,,6. ; — The state , bureau of commerce created two years "utfo to ''find new domestic 1 and foreign markets for California's farm products would i*e abolished under a bill Introduced In the Senate today by Senat6r Thomas McCormack, Wo Vista. . 'We have spent more thari $100,000 during the last two ^ears sending so- talla'd specialists to ; Europe, and as far ns I 'know nothing has Men aced," Senator. MCCormtick de"This Is no time to. spend nioney on fads." •^The bureau, a division, of the state flepftrtm«nt k of finance, is headed by Simon J. Lubln, former. Sapranren to 'y,\ MILLIONS OF DOLLARS LENT BY R. F. G. GIVES THOUSANDS JOBS ted Prtn teaied Win) ,',/'"' 6.—Millions of bonds'and »6,000,OdO puCof a $7,000',OOD merchant, Legislation to enable Immediate 31 construction of the San Francisco-Alameda bay bridge will be placed before --the stat6 Legislature. Monday, John J, J)nll«y, special counsel of the state toll btfdge authority, announced today. • ' ' Dally conferred with Fred B. Wood, chief of the legislative cr-msel bureau, nnd after' the conference announced that for the sake of clarity and to atfoid confusion only six bMls would be introduced.. Originally 30 measures had been planned. ' Because the laws must be enacted before February '1, to meet requirements of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation,, which i is advancing $6,000,000 of federal funds for the span, the bills-will be handled as urgency measures. ,. EXPREiTiKNOW . dollars have been lent by the reconstruction corporation in the la<it 10 days to provide Jobs for several thousand men oh great construction projects in various parts of the country. The predlctlort of corporation officials made several months ago that Jnriunry l would!,find: hiahy l£rtfe ; pro]eots getting under way apparently has been borne out.••••• .••*. '.; . The last day of 19»2, It war ro- voaled today, found $1G,3W,000 In tho hands of borrowers to pay, for bridges, waterworks and othef projects,'vThls brought the total of actual disbursements for .self-liquidating loans; to n6,737,000. Total authorisations ate $146,635,000 nnd more money will be fiolng out noon. .",'•;;, ,• 7 The anodes thrtt.went'.out In the last 10 diiy* Included it.OOO.Odolo the Atate of Louisiana; f«,000,000 to . the N«w Orleans Belt 'Une Railroad p fZ.tW.OOO to the Chicago waterworks ahd »fiO,ooo to the :clty of Phoenix; Arizona. Previously the corporation' Mad turned over «S6P,000 W the middle Rlo;Ornnde conservancy, district at Albuquerque, N*W Mexico. . . ' •: ^ '- ' : . •• •-.: The loans-to Louisiana and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad are for the,, same purpose—construction of a great $14,000,000 bridge over the Mississippi river at New .Orleans. The corporation bought $7,000,000 .of state Issue of the ,Delt line which in turn Is owned by'tho city. 'AS. many as 6000 men are' expected to be employed. " j The loan to the Chicago waterworks took, the lorm of purchase at DOT of waterworks bonds. The money will be used to build a new pumping station on the'South Side, replacing three-ether stations. • • -The Phoenix bonds were purchased at par atid the money will bo used on the city waterworks. < '•, The corporation has been awarded $2,016,000 Of bonds of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern Call- forrila, 'bidding them In at par. Tho corporation has agreed to buy 140,000,000 of these bonds at par If no higher bids are received, ' ' •.. ' The loans authorized by the cor? poratlmv all are available to the .borrowers at any time thoy may call for .them If they meet such, conditions as the board proscribes. Several additional projects are known to be ufl- der Way, officials apparently refrain'-, Ing' from closing the loans until absolutely necessary • In. order to '-save l n .H«.«. M 1.««ri.M .''' • ' •'' .. ^-> Int st cl: GOLDEN GATE mm (Associated Press Ltattd Wire) • SAN FRANCISCO, ,J«SC 6,—Construction of the Qdlden'; date bridge has started. ' < On Marln and Son Francisco shores more than a hundred workmen manned steam shovels, truclts, scrapers or hand implements, while "-others as- sembled'tho traveling crane 1 to bo used in building- tho 1100-foot, wharf to extend from Fort Wl'nflelu Scott to tho site of tho south pier. On the Alarln side t ;cavatlon started for an anchorage and construction began on a road from back of the lighthouse .to Lime Point. Jahi ;6,^A : comedy of er- rdrs wtts enacted by Mrsi James Hlb- bard and George Wftpentley recently. Bentley ;• whs -' vlslMritj some friends ' left his oar parked at the curb. When he returned He foilnaV not his own ''new ftutotrtoBllo, but another of simitar make, standing at the curb, .He reported It- tti the police, who found that Mrs, Mlbbard, who. owned a similar car,' hod parked behind Bontley's car and then had.rlddon off In'hls by mistake.. Woman Alleges Nose Bitten Off by Her Kinsman <$>« .U>> <•«> . (Associated fftst teased Wife) SALT LAKB.o'itV, Jan. «.— Mr«. Mildred Wnnwell, fir, t*ld from the witness stand In District Court here hew Bert Falrclough, her brother.In-lnw, bit off her nose 12 day* after her marriage last summer. "•" Palrfllbuoh Is on trial for mayhem.' ' ,"l was sitting In a chair," she testified. "He held my head between his hands, steeped over and bit my nose off." , Her .face had been restored by, surgeons. .. '•'•,' Mrs. Maxwell'said It was net until her sister handed- her the severed end ef'her nose that she realised What "had occurred. ,'•'(, took "my nose and »tuoH It on, wsnt to the medicine pablnet, ;gbt -a role of gauie and ran out of the house," the witness narrated. "My husband joined me and we rushed/to the hospital." Two California Inventors have built a gold separator .which, they, claim, will do the work of 1250 men. OF DICTATOR IS GIVEN THREE YEARS (Associated Press Leaked Wire) AlJIilB, Jan. 8.—Fernando: Prlmo de nivera, son of the late dictator of Spain,> was sentenced In court, today to three years, four nycmths ana eight days Imprisonment, a< fine' of 180 pesetas and 120 pesetas, Indemnlcatlon charges (about $22 In all) for kicking .a policeman. . , In tho early morning, of September ; .1(130, the brothers, Miguel and Fernando Prlmo de Rivera and a friend 'parked automobiles In a forbidden place. Taxi drivers protested and engaged them In a quarrel. Fernando kicked.the policeman while ho was bo ing taken to headquarters, '-.- •: «»» . UNAPPRECIATIVE, CAT COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 6.—The hand that fed Jessie Frost's cat must have fed It something that 'didn't agree'with It,.- The other day the cat was* running. around • In 'circles and acting very strangely, When Mrs. 'Frost picked the cat up and tried to comfort-It, the animal turned and bit her. She Immediately threw tho cat out tho door and went to the hospital for first aid.' • Clarence Darrow Loses Battle to Save Boy's Life (United Prett teaitd Wire) CHICAGO, Jan. 8.—Clarence JDsrrow hai lost his f b«ttl« to save Jame* (loox the Bad One) Vsreoha from the electric chair through setting aside the sen* tence. 'Chief Juitlee John Prystalskl of . Criminal Court denied the petition ' to vacate sentence, despite the veteran lawyer's plea that the bay killer "never had a chance" and wa* a child mentally. Darrow said the fight would be carried to the state Supreme Court. PLAN MORE PLANES TOKtO, Jaw «.— The conflict In Manchuria and Shanghai has brought home to Japanese military experts more than ever the value of aircraft in warfare. At present the navy department IB discussing with the Japanese treasury budgets which Include about $21,000,000 for five new naval air brines nnd provision* for one 18,000- ton aircraft currier allowed in the Lon- FATHER, .DAUGHTER SLAIN Mnn Kills His Brother and Two of His Children After Quarrel (.{Knnntttlr.il Press Leaiet TPfreJ WASHINGTON, Jan. 6.— Three mem* hers of the Do'haldson family— Silas, tho father, and n son ami daughter — were shot and killed lust nlRht by Charles Donaldson, 48, brother of Silas and undo of the children. Police said that Charles Donaldson, who had 1 been drinking, Shot George, 18, and Mary, "14, after breaking down the door to their bedroom, and felled his brother durjng a fierce struggle on a stairway and In the living room of their home. Mr«. * */fi in' Donaldson, the mother of six children, told police that her brother-in-law had lived with them, and there recently had been quarrels over all living In the same house. The man was arrested by police In an upstairs room after neighbors had summoned help. . • _ VIEWPOINT OF THE READERS (Unttei Frets Leased -Wire) . PEIP1NG, China, ' Jan.- G. — Inner Mongolia, 'which has boon Inaccessible to travelers and tourists because of poor transportation In the past, -has been brought. with 24 hours of Plep- 'ing as th« result of enterprise on the part of railway officials. • ' i~ Through express service has been Inaugurated between Pelplng and Faotouchen, via Katgan and Kwel- liua, . over .the; lines of the Pelplng- Siflyuan Railway, in ' co-operation with what remains to China of the Pclping-Mukden Railway. Paotouclien, 504 miles northwest of Peiptng, Is in the heart of inner Mongolia and' north of the famous Ordos desert. It Is typically Mongol in character and -there may be seen the descendants of Chlnghgls Khan living under what are still primitive conditions. Inauguration' of express train service • to inner Mongolia also Indicates that officials here, appointed by Mar- nhal Chang Hsueh-llang, do not anticipate any 'threat to his. control from the northwest. In tho event of fear • th'at General , Fens; Yu-hs!ang, ' popularly known as • the -"'Christian General" and.^h.0 hoW is' living at Kal- ga'n/mlghf 'be 'planning a coup against Pelplng, the authorities here would not .release 'their rolling stock for service into the far reaches of inner Mongolia. . , ' proportions par- for the Safety of (United Frets Leaset ' : : : AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 6.— Some old .papers accidentally discovered In a 'sedond-hand book store In Boston promise to throw much 'light on the j period during which the United States - and Mexico were at war. •'. [. The papers are known as 'the Jus> tin H. Smith papers. They were bought by the discoverer, Michael M. Russoll, a retired book dealer of New 'drleans, and have been donated to - the Garcia Library of the University of Texas, .There -they are being arranged for binding In permanent form. • Tho papers Include the entire correspondence of N. P. Trlst, peace commissioner, who negotiated .the Taoaty of Guadalupe; notes .on the secret Inquiry Instituted to determine If General Wtnflold Scott had used friends In an attempt to bribe Gen... ernl Santa Ana, and copies of letters fro*m the French, British and Spanish , [ archives concerning Texas. There are also personal, memoirs throwing light on the events of the time. 'i.' , The 10,000 pages of. notes, manu- ,, scripts, copies and other data were • ;> collected by Smith over a period of ten yearn when .he was gathering Information 1 for a history of, the war 'between the United States and Mox- EDITOR'S NOTBl The ClIlforniM will print l<U«h from mdiri; Such letlcri muit b« confined to ItO wordi. written legibly tnd on on» tide of. th» piper. They rauit he boot- fldely limed by th« writer with conpltt* »d- dm* ilftn,'which will b* publhhed.-•• No •nonymaui communication will b« prlnttu. Thli U *nph*llo. Th» Ct-llfornlut wi«nu tht rlfht to tejKt thy or ill mimiicrlpU ind ll not riiponilbli for wntlBMnti contained therein. HEROIC TEACHERS Editor The Bakersfield cailfornlan: Your report of thrilling experiences suffered by a party of-young people who a few days slrioe became snowbound near Mount Breckenrldge recalls to my mind most vividly a few Incidents of the fearful blizzard which raged on* afternoon throughput the midwest states during the winter of The* storm broke/loose about the time children Were being dismissed from the rural schools. Bef9.re It had reached very serious «nts became alarmed ... their children and sought them on horseback, afoot, in vehicles, sleighs, etc.. thus saving many from terrible suffering or death from exposure to the fury of the elements. Two incidents of that storm, because of their similarity, received particular attention by the Nebraska press reports of the storm. Two rudely constructed school buildings In that state (50 miles apart) found the two teachers of those schools with a half-dozen or more pupils left on their hands after parents had removed the rest of the full complement. • In each case the supply of fuel was very low; the force of the storm was Increasing, making- it imperative that whatever plan of relief was adopted must be put into operation at once. Miss Shnttuok at one of the schools a—" Mlhs Freeman nt the other secured a short .rope, tied the children to It and sallied forth in the hope of reaching the home of the .child living nearest the school;' to take refuge there for the'"nlRht If they must, or KO forward with the others If they could. ' , They had proceeded but a short distance when the teacher realized they would soon sink from exhaustion and cold, So she headed her charges, to a nearby strawstaok, selected the most sheltered spot and with her hands pulled out straw at the base of the stack to form a nest for the children to lie in, freezing her hands to the point of uselessness In dolnc so. The youngsters lay down there and the teacher first covered the children with loose straw; then she removed her.heavy, warm coat and spread It atop of the straw, and. as If that noble act was not a veritable personification of self-sacrifice, her sense of duty and compassion for those dear children moved her to disrobe still more and cover the little ones with what she removed. Lastly she stretched her body across them as u final means of protecting them from the biting cold; Thus were they found next morn- Inc. Some of. the children were badly- frozen, but nil made a practically complete recovery. What I-.have said In the one. case applies with equal force to the other;' and what was the plight of those teachers? They were removed to a hfixnltal in their respective locations; there they went- to operating* tables; one suffered the loss of both hands and both feet and the other lost one hand and both feet. ' Not a winter passes by that we are not reminded of the Innate > sense of devotion to duty possessed by u largo ico. m •m H NEAR FRESNO go proportion of our school teachers din- played alotiR the lines 1 have mentioned or In heroic deeds performed in clt" schools which take fire and Jeopardize tho lives of inmates. And Miss Chenoweth'B action in tho emergency which arose, and to which I have referred, although not for the benefit of her pupils, places her, in my catimntlon, in the -runks of the teacher heroines Who preceded her. Like "Abou Ben Adhem," may their tribes Increase. a. n, B. (UntffA 'Press tieasei Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.. 6.— Crash- Ink' as he .landed his burning plane on a freshly plowed field near Klngsburg, Fresno county, lieutenant C. H, Murray. of the nrmy air corps narrowly escaped death, late yesterday, -According to a message to Crlssy Field to' • i began shooting along the fuselage as Lieutenant' Murray was en route from his Home base at March Fleldi Riverside, to Crlssy Field. He made a, forced landing and the plane nosed into the soft ground, turning over twice. Murray was thrown clear and .hurt only slightly. 'He extinguished, the fire ^before It could de. m'oilsh the plane. _ ' _ . '• day. Flames QUICK RELIEF FROM COLDS WHAT PRICE CITIZENSHIP? Editor The Calllornlan: A few days ago. there appeared in the columns of The Bakersfleia Call- forolan a short news story headlined "Citizenship or Jail,!.' proclaiming the fact that two foreigners) hud 'been arrested for misconduct and pleaded guilty. Whereupon they were sentenced to 180 days In* jail, sentence suspended on condition that they apply for citizenship. Now. It has always been my impression that the acquisition of cltlzen- uhlp in the United States was considered a privilege* and not a punishment. 3f the .ludiclary of this country were to follow the justice's precedent what a law-abiding • citizenry we would have In a few years! One' can hardly conceive of anyone In a place of authority placing 'such a low value on American citizenship as to use It as a punishment for tin offense against decency. Think of it! Undesirables punished by a command to acquire cltlzonshln. The greatest Individual Rlt't^ln the power of our country — a protection which we guard and fight for forced upon undesirable foreign offenders — the alternative being six months in jull! Born on American noil, child of a naturalized citizen, I consider my citizenship In this great country my most priceless possession and It seems to me any\ citizen of this country whether by birth or acquisition should resent this slur upon the standard of our citizenship. M. A. WILSON. • • ' FOR N O b t Essence oi Mistol N M f- ' •<' AMI- t' 'J' *.**• VH A > ** .^Vi'i Bi"'j£k-"^ *%* ^» j ,'» i!;i'X' * 6*4' m% "<* \ . Class One Railways* Income $20,188,770 WASHINGTON, Jani 6.— Class 1 railroads showed a net income for October of $20,188,770 after deductions for tangible .charges, the Interstate commerce commission announced today. It was the second month In which the railroads revealed a prfcflt o.ut of the 10 months of.. 1082 for .which reports have been made, • The October income. Compares with ,-?2<.B04,64B net for October, 1931. Bird Cages '-^.fii&fhtih. cage with draw tray,, swing door,-'two feed cups arid three • perch rack's; screened. Values to 12,50. Sale Price.... Wrought Iron Smoking: Stands Heavy fancy wroudht Iron / smoking stand with two ash trays and ulans cigarette holder and oov'er. Gold and sliver color, complete..i, DOLLAR © STORES Panels and 5-Pc. Curtain Sets I S I / • I 'j 10 2U yards long, marquisette panels and B-pc. ' curtain sets In assorted colors. Reg. 50cs value. Choice Sat.,,. Fine quality 25' 80x105 Rayon BEDSPREADS Large, beautiful floral designs.- scalloped ends. Colors, rose, gold, blue, green and orchid. Large size. Sale Price.... i Store Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p. m. A NEW YEAR^-A New Opportunity to SAVE SALE Never before have we known such sensational low prices on high-quality merchandise. A gigantic store-wide clearance of our entire stock, bringing you the greatest saving for every member of the family. Take advantage of these extraordinary values. BOYS'100% WOOL LUMBERJACKS .Values ^0. $2.50. Warm all-wool lumberjacks for Tjpys with large collar and two slant pockets. Separate, adjustable waist and button cuff. Sizes 6 to 20. On Sale Saturday. BOYS' JEANS Heavy blue sailor jeans with wide bottoms. Full cut. Lots of pockets. Sizes 6 to 16. Limit two to, a customer. Saturday Only 25 Helmets With Goggles Heavy fleece-lined leatherette helmets with goggles and chin strap. Regular BOc value. ; Saturday Only PURE SILK HOSE Boys' Turtle Neck SWEATERS Regular BOc value. Only 60 on sale. Warm, popular turtle neck sweaters in mixed colors. Fleecy quality. All sizes. Limit 2. A National value. 29' All Leather SHOES Genuine 100% leather shoes for children in hltop. sport oxfords and Mary Jane. Sizes C to 13Vi and 1 to fi. Values to •$2.95.' Pair Greatest hosiery values ever offered in the city. Fine 300 needle Hemt-chlffon hose with fashioned foot. Silk from top to toe. Plcot garter proof top. All the features of high-priced hosiery, . . Twelve new shades. Sizes 8 Mi to 10. See Thum Tomorrow Boys'Bib OVERALLS Heavy blue denim bib overalls with deep pockets. Full cut. Sizes 6 to 18. Regular DOc value. Sale "Price.... 390 300 Men's Heavy Work SHIRTS 'Men's Fancy RAYONSOX Values to 2Dc. Sizes 9% to 12. Fancy rayons, plaited sox . with ' heavy foot. New patterns, ' Saturday, Pair MEN'S CORDS Heavy corduroy pants In cream, tan and drab colors. Full cut. Sizes 29 to 30. Sale Price...... Men's Heavy Coat Sweaters Heavy part wool coat sweaters with fleeca linings. Mixed colors. Sizes 86 to 46. Sale Price.... Card Tables Heavy f»bVlko'ld .covered, with round iron covered corners. Sturdily built. Values to $2.60. Sale Price....... LUNCH KIT WITH THERMOS Heavy black enameled' kit with pint bot and cold thermos, Complete 1200 Pieces Ladies' Ray on Undies Values to BOc. Choice of bloom- era, panties, shorties, step-ins and vests. Lace and applique trimmed and tailored style. Heavy quality. All wanted colors and sices, Choice Sat.. e and appllqv 25 Rayon Fluffy, warm rayon comforter In 25x36 size. Filled with 100% pure white staple oot- ' ton. A $1.96 value. Well finished cases In .42x30 size before hemmlnK. Fine quality. Regular 20c value, On Sale Sat..*. Children's Heavy Heavy combed vurn lonR hose with reinforced foot. Slues 6 to 10. Pair ......... Men's Suede JACKETS Our famous BOc work shirts on sale Saturday at 25c. Heavy blue chambray in coat style, with" two button pockets. Full cut. Slz.es 14% to 17. Limit fpur to a customer. Extra Special.......... 25' Another shipment of heavy suede jackets with lame collar and two pockets. Adjustable buckle sides. Sizes 86 to 46. Values to $2.50. a Men's Fur-Lined Dress Gloves Fine leather dress gloves, with warm, rur-llnlng. Brown color. Sizes 8 to 10. Sale Price.... Men's and Ladies' Wooly Slippers Again 200 pairs of warm aheop-pelt- llned slippers on sale Saturday. Prepare for these cold nights. All Blues. Regular !1 values. Pair Men's 220 Denim* Bib Overalls Heavy 220 blue denim . overullw , with reinforced pockets and nil "I* points of wearS Only 120 pair on -\ H ali>. Sizes 32\to 42. A $1.00 'x value. (Limit Two Pairs) 45' Men's Two-Piece Flannel PAJAMAS SILK DRESSES Ladles' Knit UNION SUITS Regular (iOo value, sleeveless and ohort sleeve and knee length, llayon stripe, ecru color. Blzes 36 to 60. Suit 35c Heavy, warm, two-piece flannel pajamas In fancy patterns, Rayon frog trimmed. Full cut. Slzeu A to D. •Regular $1.00 Value Suit .,... 300 PCS. Aluminum Ware Special Purchase of Kitchenware for * Saturday Selling—-Choice of mm\ • II Limit Four DishpartB, Fryers, Saucepans and Pots, Roaster*, Percolators, Double Boilers, Pudding Pans and Colanders. Extra special Saturday.. ........ Ladies' Flannel GOWNS Heavy long sleeve flannelette gown with collar. Fancy patterns. Blzes 15 to 80. A $1 value. Sale Price Ladies' Regular $1.00 Taffeta Slips Lace trimmed top and bottom. V and straight top. Long bias style. Sizes 34 to 44. All wanted colors. SOI DR. DENTON SLEEPERS Famous brand of children's sleepers. with feet and un- brealcable buttons. Sizes 0 to 7. Regular Jl.OO value. 79« Another shipment of popular silk dresses In latest colors and styles. Direct from factory to you: Long, perfect- fitting, bias cut ... and large puff sleeves. Ne necklines. All copies of ~^-idresses selling at ?5 or more. Sizes 15 to 44. FALL COATS Values to $15.00 Smart wool polo coats in tan and brown. Fine wool crepe coats wlth| fur-trimmed collars and" cuffs. All are lined. | Only 12 left to go at this low price. . . . See them tomorrow. Felt Hats Beret and Scarf Sets Values to $1.95 Fall hats and knit beret, and Bcart seta reduced Saturday to clear. All latest styles, in .all' Choice Saturday * \> INATIONAL DOLLAR STORE-1517-19 NINETEENTH STREET! '" '/£' '** \ '/""•*•* •>' " ^ e> " > L $" «^*^,LWKifc..-VlW,'-t>?;Li£ <V.ri. ...A/.^'li > >\£$ •*!

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