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W 'I * • t T ' .2 .*• ',f-> .J- 4. -- '.Irf,*- t* -t •l'. l i;.',:*iii; 1 -- • .">•• r-J'i'i'v*. ••• '••.'.V'&VI-^ • •" 1 **fi.>i!>: K STOCK A BRIGHT SPOTS FINANCIAL Conflicting • , ^*r Stories Being Bound, Gagged and ^^"^ i' • •• i Omer Robbed of $41,500 • Started in the ertlted <or, in today. Assemblyman Jornes d'dbnnbf of North >H611yWbqd introduced ft resblutldn calllhg for Joint ii6tt$h of Senati and Assenjbly In the .. .O'ConriorvBald his proposal was to b>> three senators fortn' aii'd ihreex as«enib.l^nien "to- run .down riihibrs-ttnd dig otit facts,,"He' said he entitled to iponducted, and the governor has said' he ! ?^elc6med ah Inyestigatloh, vestigate/*^ v ; v v '•- "":'"•;. 'resttUitlqn 1 waa referred to the .dommlttbe, .- ,. .O'Connor , s^ld >he Kifped to get It : 6hf6 -the: floor for ac-, tlbn Monday. ' ...-, ; ; , . •> *•*•.'• ' / ".' •• ' ' "' ' '""• '•'_•-• '• . • - • • ' BOTH HOUSES AFtER BRIEf^SESSIONS SACRAMENTO, Jan, 6* cu. P.) Bojth n'ousesvof. the state Legislature held rbrlefrt sessions 'today and 1 adjourned for the Aveek-endi jh the Assembly, a resolution risking Congress to lagallze naturally fermented wines was introduced by As- rtemblyman William Hornblower, San Francisco* • , . • • A companion resolution called upon Congress to repeal the Jonta "Five and Ten" act providing penalties for the possession and operation of A still, It provided that In case .of repeal all Indictments pending under the act at. the time it IB. passed would be nullified. .'.' In the; ^enate, a aeries, of 10 bills seeking to halt special assessment ^abuses by "bveraealousV proponents of utreet Improvements were Irttrodxrtod by Senator iWillfam E. Harper, San (Continued Several Holly wood ^ residences recently have 'been, hero v wp by robbers posing as messenger boys. Storlet Conflict The police report disclosed that MUs Compapn. former wife of James Cruzo, director,,first said the man ap- (Awefated Pr$is\ LMsed Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan, 6,—Deposits of $150,615,640, the highest In Its history, were reported here today by the Wo 11s Fargo Bank and Union Trust Company In a statement as of Do- comber 31, During the last four yearn, the statement said the bank's undivided profit account Increased from $8,056,800 to $8,874,786. Savings account* totaled $66,646,153 as compared with S.F.UP15PTS. IN BUSINESS Wells Fargo Generally Is in peared ftt her home .disguised in the $61,940,985 a year ago. Commercial uniform of allograph messenger and deposits totaled $8M4B,«,ft6, an appeared to be 35 years of age. Later, the off leers-said, her story Was that the man waa attired in a black overcoat and gray slouch hat, 'and np-pedrcd to be 20 years of age. iV/'Mlss Compsbri and Mr. Leshln," the report. continued, "had been drinking. Miss Conipsoh requested ye^jball^lrVIng Wlneberg, whom she balled her fiweo.theart, ,and request that he come overhand she would tell the, whole story. . , '; "After , Wlneberg arrived, she gave n<> fttore information. Mr. Wlneberg •tatfed he would stay there and get the ,tru*s story of what h actually happened, 1 If «i?ything. M crease of $8,339,187 during the year, Wall Street Briefs JYeM £e«ned Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. «.*-The National City Bank of -New; York*s year-end condition report dlsdloBes depoitltn of I1.29&,377,710 .compared with $1,276.375,007 on' September' 30, 1032, and $1,418,703,890 at the end of. 1931. Total resource/* were $1,615,260,589' against $1,610,067,557 three months* ago and $1,857,975,421 a year ago, Surplus and undivided profits amounted to $81,454,097 against $82,654,883 In* September and 8101,347 ( 46I on December 1031.' Considerable mystery accompanies dleappearince' bf ^ ^;*§; ;Wc<!oln', termer state senator of Henderson, S. C., and tWo;bf ; hl*,>eia searching for him at Hagerstown, v •*•• LI nthI cum are ahown (left) a nephew, Edward Linthloum (center), and Sergeant Day 10 A',P«Urson oMhe Maryland state police starch for the man after police feeelvod* a note; that cColn had been killed and hit body burled'near the Maryland city. Columbus. Ohio. _ . . - BIG LOAN 1 . Reappolntment of Owen D. Young as a director and deputy chairman , of the Now York Federal Reserve Bank was announced today. J. Optimistic Mood Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6.—Western traders Imbibed, moro of tho 1933 spirit of hopefulness i today, nnd bought stocks on an expanding scale that pushed prices gradually higher. Wellr Pargo Bank was tho spectacular feature with a jump of 15 points which carried It to 210. Trans- a me r lea gained H at 5%, equalling He best prioe for thin upturn. Utilities furnished B of the 17 gains, with Pacific Lighting common and preferred, Pacific? Telephone common and preferred and. Southern Pacific all gaining a point or more. Pacific das 6s gained H; the 6 Us and' Los Angeles Gas 6s each added -H. A half dozen lost ground, while every stock traded moved either up or down from Its preceding prlco, an unusual occurrence. Bank of California dipped 2, Home Fire and Marine lost IHi and Pacific Gas, Pacific Public Service preferred, Rainier Pulp and Paper, Alaska Juneau and .Byron Jackson yielded fractions. Idaho Mines was active on the curb exchange, gaining 16 cents, Itnlo Pote preferred nddcd 9 cents, Southern (United Press Ceased NEW YORK.—Evidence now available Indicates that general business to 210 and! reached the bottom of tho depression In 1932, according to William T. Livingston of the Alexander Hamilton Institute. E1AT. MOVING '•' LOWELL, Mass.—Suffolk Knitting Company resumed operations, employing 600 workers and expecting to add to the pay roll In the near future. McColn's blood-stained automobile was found ^. _ , A ._:.-.-- Ar .«, of the board and also reserve Chancellor Feels $43,000,0001 agent ' Herbert Case has been rename^ chair- p flllfo , r " la Mdlson turned a % loss In- L - *. _ . _ . * . . " tn n UlTA o-nln AtnAiMnnn TAlAnnnnn YPIANSTOI OOtSOFH FEDERAL LOAN UNEMPLOYED SOUGHT ...--• • , » . ^ - , • - - r - -.. •-•..„• (United Press Leased Wire) \QS ANGELES, Jan. 6.—County, state and federal officers cQ-.operated today, to bring a request for unemployment relief before the Reconstruction Finance Corporation early next week, following adoption by the Board of Supervisors today of n resolution asking a federal loan of $3,957,000, The supep'Isors had planned to for $11,800,000, enough to tide the county over for six months, but reduced 'their request when informed the B. P. C. would consider a loan only for 60 days' actual needs. Louis H. Hellbron, attorney for the state welfare bureau, .Immediately left for Sacramento' with the resolution, and win* confer tomorrow With Governor "Janies Rolph, Jr., and A. W. , .,.w$stern • .representative of Governor Ralph was expecte to n- corporate the lios Angeles county request In 7 a larger fund representing the state's needs, and to make a formal request Tor the money on Monday. ,The resolution declared Los Angeles coitntyr.wIU be without funds for welfare Svork after January 31. • f i (Associated Press teased "Wire) •WASHINGTON, Jan. 6.—A wide vaV riety of suggestions for'aiding the nation's schools—ranging from the use of rood construction funds to.the 1m- posiUon of a manufacturer's salea tax—were taken "up today by the citizens conference on what has been called the crisis In education. Called Into session by President Hoover, the conference' sought before adjournment late this afternoon to develop a program which would enable the schools to endure present economic conditions without damage to the educational system, The suggestion that millions, of dollars of road funds be used for education Instead of highways* came from Secretary Wilbur, chairman of the conference. He asserted that "we can take a billion dollars now spent for highways and put It Into the fechools," and said "with about 44 Legislatures now meeting why not boldly challenge the hlKhways in faVor of the schools?" Doctor William John Cooper, United States commissioner of education, proposed the manufacturers 1 sales tai. He advocated that It be Imposed by the federal government but collected by the states.. Under his plan, the more prosperous states like New York, llllnbls and Michigan would turn over part of the funds to states such as Arkansas. Alabama and Arizona. (United Press Leased Wire) 1 f TOPEKA,.Kan., Jan. 6.—The United 4 States Circuit Court of Appeals today handed down a decision affirming the conviction and life sentence of Major Charles Shepard, who wan found guilty of murdering his wife, Mrs. Zenana Shepard. . . The decision was announced here at the office of Judge George T. McDermott, of the appeals court. Ordinarily the decision would have been given out by the clerk of the court In Denver. Major Shepard was convicted In 1930 after a sensational trial In the Federal District Court in Kansas City, Kan. His punishment was fixed at life Imprisonment after a Jury found that the army surgeon administered poison to Mrs. Shepard. •—- ••••--, - ^ Roosevelt, Stimson May Confer Soon ^ t ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_ L (United Prese Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 6.—Secretary of State Stimson probably will hold his scheduled Interview with President- elect Roosevelt w*hlle en route back from Calvin Coolldge's funeral to Washington, It was learned today oh good. authority, .The two .men ably will meet in New York City, Borrowed Happy Augury for Entire World 1 b + (Associated Press Leased Wire) VIENNA, Jan. 6.—ChancelloriBngel- bert Doll fuss said today that ratification of the $43,000,000 Lausanne loan to Austria by Italy, France and other guarantor nations gives not only Austria, but the rest of tl^e world, reason to view the coming year with more optimistic eyes. "The Lausanne loan, quite beyond its Importance to Austria, was of basic International significance, for Its ratification demonstrated In a practical way that nations which exert .themselves to find a way out of difficulties, through agreement with other nations, do not, exert themselves In vain," he eald. "We remember gratefully the sympathy shown us on the'other tilde of the ocean after the war. At a time of oUr worst distress the cltlaens of the United States had for us not only I •words of compassion, but demon-1 strated also with helpful deeds that, even after the terrible experience of war, there still existed on earth a noble humaneness capable not only of consolation but of reconstruction. "We feel' ourselves here In agreement with the people of the United States In'their efforts to dissipate tho mists of misunderstanding resulting from the war and to revive nnd strengthen among mankind the spirit of peace and the consciousness of a common cultural destiny—and in this respect,we are no longer alone In Europe." • •"••;. »,*; -' '**• ** MYSTERY DEATH OF Standard Statistics Co. reports 155 unfavorable dividend.changes for December, compared with 100 in November and, 359 In December, 1931. Favorable changes Ikst month numbered 91, nearly double those of November, but contrasting with 153 a year ago. • * B f fll^p^l^l^^^^^l^^^^^^^^^^l^^^^H^^^l^llB Investment bankers offered today an $8,000,000 Issue of Ohio Edison Co. first consolidated 6 per cent bonds, due August 1, 1960, at 96. Fart of the new financing Is for refunding operations, the remainder for additions and Improvements to properties. to a like gain, American Telephone added 1H and Occidental Pete was slightly stronger. Republic Pete and Edison 6s showed thin losses. GUAND ISIaAND, Neb.—Two hundred Union Pacific workmen arc expected to return to work here under a new schedule announced by the road. The men will work nlno days each month. KANSAS CITY.—Deposits In the 34 banking institutions tn greater Kansas City Increased approximately $8.260,000 from September 30 to December 81, statements showed today. This compared with decreases of approximately $17,750,000 tn tho final quarters of 1981 and 1980. Loans to Brokers Reveal No Change & Pret* Leated Wife) WASHINGTON, Jan. 6,—Loans to brokers nnd dealers held by New York fcdnrnl reserve member banks for the week ending January 4 were announced by the federal reserve board today as $394,000,000 which was unchanged from a week ago. The loans for the week ending January 6, 1932, wero $508,000,000. Wavers Briefly, Then *~ Regains Momentum; Rails Strong LATE BULLETIN NEW YORK, Jan. 6. (A. P.)-» The advance in the stock market was resumed In today's trading, with somewhat leas vigor than on . Wednesday. Prloee worked higher moat of the day, rail* taking the Itad And there were numerous gains of 1 to 2 point*, although, final prices were off from the reat. The doting tone was firm. Transfers aggregated 1,100,000 shares. S. F. Stocks L. A. Stocks (Associated Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6.— Stock— Bid Alaska Juneau 12T- Atlas Impl Dsl. "A" 1 Byron Jackson 1 California Packing 0 Caterpillar Tractor 7 (Associated Press Leased NEW YORK, Jan. 6.—The stock market pushed forward again today. The list wavered momentarily during the morning, then forged ahead under leadership of the rails after midday, showing signs of pushing well through the upper resistance levels of the December trading range. Pennsylvania wan particularly active, up about a point. Similar gains appeared In New York Central, Santa. Fe, Southern Pacific, Union Pacific. American Can, Weatinghouse, Corn Products, International Harvester and others. Allied Chemical and Lehman Corporation advanced well over a point and Case about 3, The market remained a professional affair, but brokerage sentiment continued rather bullish. There was little In the business or industrial news upon which to base bullish conclusions, but unconfirmed rumors of Impending Washington developments, hearing upon credit inflation, may have been a factor. Banking quarter* were satisfied that any such effort would avoid currency tampering. The plan for refunding $8,684,000 high Valley Coal Co. first mortgage 4 and 6 per cent bonds, which matured January 1, has been declared operative. More than 90 per cent of the owners have deposited their holdings, but the time limit has been extended to January 90. The plan provides for payment, on each maturing $1000, of $600 In cash and $500 In five-year 6 per cent notes. Connd. Chom. "A"... Crown Zel. prof. "A" Crown Zel. nref. "B" 14 * * t * *•* »•••••••*• 95 »•»*••••• • t Llb- QOVCRNMENT BONDS NEW YOUK, Jan. 0. (A. P.)- erty bonds closed today: Liberty 8Hs. 32-47. 102.23. Liberty 1st WB, 32-47, 102.2n* Liberty 4th 4%s. 33-38. 103.20. Treasury 4Us. 47-52. 110,00. Treasury 4s. 44-54. 106.31. Treasury 8*4s, 4fi-56. 105.2. Treasury 8^s, 40-43, June. 102.10. Treasury 3^s, 43-47. 102.13. ' Treasury 3%s, 41-43, March, 102.13. Treasury 3Hs. 4G-40. 09.30. Treasury 3s, 51-G5. 08.23. 23 40% 91 Fireman's Fund Ins 43 Golden State Honolulu Oil L. A. G. & E. pfd North American.. P. G. & 12. com P. G. & E. 6% 1st pfd. P. G. & E. G^fr 1st. pfd... Pac. Light, com Pac. Light. 16 dlv. pfd Pao. Pub. Sva, 1st pfd.. 4% Pacific Tel. & Tel. coin.... 80\5 Pacific Tel. & Tel. pfd....109 Para f fine com 9 Richfield com SJ L&P 7% pr. pfd Shell Union crom Southern Pacific S. P. Golden Gate "A" Standard Oil of Calif, Tidewater com Tidewater pfd 42 Transamerlca & Union Oil of Calif 10 Western Pipe com 7 ****** nc 43 .... 18 4H 24-}, 3% — JANITOR UN -r' MIDEPOST FATHER" IS CALLED BY DEATH METALS MARKET NEW YORK, Jan. 8. (A. P.>— Copper quiet; electrolytic spot 6; future BMi. Tin steady: spot and nearby 22.40; future 22.55. Iron dull, unchanged. Lend quiet; Bpot New York 3.00: East St. Laulfl 2.87. Zinc dull; Rant St. Lnuta spot and future 3.12. Antimony 6.40. : -^ * * . f i • * ' Citrus Market f (United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6.— Stock— Bid Industrials Byron Jackson 1 Claude Neon Elec 6 Do UK 1ft s Aircraft... 11 Kmsco Derrick com 3 Globe G. & M. com 6 Goodyear T. & 11. pfd 30 Taylor Milling 4 Van do Kamp...**.•••.**• 5 Western Pipe 7 Banks Citizens Nat. Dank. Sec. First Nut. Bitnk Miscellaneous L. A. Invest Co Pacific Finance Co Puc. Mutual Life 27 Trunsnmerlca 6 Western Air Express; 14 Public Utilities L. A. G. & 151. pfd 94 P. O. & K. com 30 P. G. & 15. 1st pfd 25* Pac. Lighting com S. Jon. L. & P, G% pfd,. So. Calif. Edison com.... So. Calif. Rdison 7% pfd... So. Calif. Edison 6% pfd... So. Calif. EdlHon BH% pfd. So. Calif. OUH 0% pfd.... Southern Pacific Oils Barnsdall 3*5 Dolsa Chlca 1 Pacific Western 3 Republic Pete 1 Richfield Oil Richfield OH pfd Standard Oil of Calif 251, Union Oil of Cnllf 10 Ask. 2 7 12 4 10 39 7 9 i New York Close » * * * 44 2 6% • » • * t * * • * * 23 21! is ^ Washington (United Press Leased Wire) r (United Press Leased Wire) ANGELBS, Jan, 6.—Funeral services were being completed today for George Whltewell Parsons, famed throughout the southwest for his work in-establishing guide posts in the desert to steer thirsty travelers and cow hands to the nearest water hole. ^ Parsons died yesterday at the age of 82, the victim of heart disease. A native of Washington, D.'C., the veteran miner camo west In 1876, settling. In,San Francisco. A few years later he pulled stakes and went to Tombstone, Ariz,, where he became a pioneer member of the mining f rater-' nlty. For years he remained with the industry in Tombstone but later returned to California as chairman of the mining division of the chamber of coriimerce. In that position, he conducted ari'energetlc campaign in the Legislature and In Congress,, resulting in the erection of desert sign posts to guide traveler's to water holes. W ASHINGTON, Dec. 6.—One of Secretary of Treasury'Mills' Christmas presents was an etching of a treasury building entrance, with Millu 1 official automobile standing at the curb. *• Mills was delighted. ''There's only one thing that .would please me more," he said, "That would be an etching of the Whlto House with my presidential car at th,e entrance." Mills may be able to have just such a picture some day, for his name figures, prominently In every discussion of possible Republican presidential candidates four and eight hears hence. (United Press Leased Wire) W1L,HAM8, Jan. 6.—Colusa county officers today were investigating the mysterious death of Harry Hunt, 43, Janitor of the WllUama H«gh School, MRS. N M AY YET L. A. Deputy Sheriff Ousted From Office (United Press Leased Wire) LOS. ANGELES, Jan. 6.—-'Deputy Shferif f John Beckroege, 43, was relieved of his duties today after Sheriff *Kugene W. Blscalluz traced reports that narcotics were being smuggled to prisoners In county jail. . Ulscniluz said he discharged Beck- roe ge, n turnkey, when the latter admitted he delivered letters, containing 1 morphine, to Henry J. Otto, under sentence onjx bogus check charge. The sheriff said the turnkey admitted receiving* $5 for delivering each letter, but Insisted he* did not know the contents, Pioneer Woman of Santa Barbara Dies (Associated Press Leased Wire) SANTA BARBARA, Jan. o.—Mrs. Hannah K. Turner, whose father, Doctor "Asa Turner, started the first Con- 'Church west of the Mis- died here yesterday, aged 93. Doctor Turner, .-..an absolution** lender, organised'the first church at Denmark; Iowa. He also organize^ the Denmark Academy, which became GrTnnell, College. . Funero.1 services were conducted today for Mrs.'Turner by Doctor C, M-. Calderwood, graduate of drinnell Col- Lorlng Black of New York, ono of the few wits in the House of Representatives, has risen to the defense of the "last word." .Tho last word of nearly every bill takes an awful beating:. Congressmen are • forever moving to fltrlke it out. It is a favorite parliamentary device tof those who feel suppressed oratory straining their vest buttons. The motion becomes a formal amendment, and thus gives the congressmen the right to speak when the rules otherwise I whose body was found in, the school might prevent his recognition. basement this morning. When found by • Principal J. a burlap sack was covering officers found a piece "I think it's apout time someone got up to defend the last word," Black recently told the Houses-after he him- Hunt's head self had gained the floor by moylng to O f co tton saturated with some drug In- atrlke it out. "It Is probably the most futile motion that could be made, SupposeN you side the bag. . ... Coroner J. Deter McNary was working on the theory that Hunt surprised last word will crowd right In on you and you can keep on ad Inflnltum." Black said it reminded him of tho state legislator who proposed to stop rearend railroad collisions by taking the last car off trains. do strike out the last word. Another members of a gang of typewriter V —. ^4. — _ i^^A _•. til _ ^_«_M J ^* J ^.1* ^ 1 *• •» ** **^« ••! * » • • «A*A ^ • VI thieves believed operating In the district and that they chloroformed him. Hunt leaves a widow and seven children. ' i Maniac Runs Amuck and Sheriffs on Way > URIAH, Jan. 6.—Reports that a maniac had barricaded himself In a house and was firing a shotgun dt persons attempting to approach, sent Sheriff Dick Williams and two deputies hurrying to Wllllts, north of here, today. Meager advices from Wllllts said the man, named Price, was resisting all efforts to arrest or subdue him. A lino in the House calendar of bills reads: "One goose, Mary, relief." Some thought It must be a bill to provide a goose for some hungry person named Mary. Others thought it must be a measure to did a goose. Representative lieavltt of Montana, author of the' .bill, finally explained. It seems there is an Indian woman of the Crow tribe named Mary One Goose. She wants to soll-Bomo land, but must have Congress' permission. Hence the bill:FIVE PERISH IN BLAZE FOLLOWING NEW YEAR PARTY WIN FLOOD MILLIONS (Associated Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6.—Carry- Ing her fight for a two-ninths share of the $8,500,000 estate of James L. Flood, attorneys for Constance May Gnrvln of Loa Angeles declared before the 'state Supreme Court today they had proved without question she was the Illegitimate daughter of the bo* nnnca king. John J. Taafe, attorney for Mrs. Gavin, said It was beyond contention that James Flood had permitted hot only hlfl acquaintances but also the entire world to know she was his child. He declared state law and decisions of the highest state court had ruled that the evidence of the declaration of a deceased member of a family was admissible nnd sufficient to establish the relationship. Taafe nald Mrs. Rose Flood, first wife of the. capitalist, acknowledged the relationship of her husband and Mrs. Gavin and that she called Constance May Gavin his daughter on many occasions and at other times had referred to the baby us "baby Flood." "We have established," he said, "Mrs. Flood knew Constance was the Illegitimate daughter of her husband." Choice $1.60 t * •• • t * * • • * • • • * t • * ** • 4 • • 6.75(8)7.06 (Associated Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGKJLES, Jan. 0.—Reports from eastern and middle weHte.ru auction centers today gave tho following price range per box: Oranges Graded above Choice New York $2.30^3.70 Boston 2.30(0)2.06 Chicago 2.75(^3.00 Philadelphia .... 8.00 .... Plttsburg 2.46(^2.85 St. Louis 2.55(^2,75 Cleveland ...;... 2.06tff3.ua Baltimore 1.9008.75 Cincinnati 2.65 Baltimore 1.00(3)2.75 Cincinnati ...... 2.65 .... Detroit 2.65^2,80 Lemons Graded above Cholco New . York $0.1)5(9)7.55 Boston 7.85 .... Chicago 6.2Off'0,45 Philadelphia ...* 0.560)6.70 Plttsburg Cleveland 6.75(9)7.00 St. Louts 5.95 .... Baltimore 7.15 Cincinnati 5.95 Baltimore 7.15 Cincinnati 5.95 Detroit 6.65 Los Angeles Hay * 4 * ** • * «* * • 45 • • * • * * • * • it* f # * • t * (Associated Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGKLKS, Jan. 6.— Hay ton, f. 6. b. LOH Angeles: Choice barley, $13. 00^14. 00. . Choice oat, 114.00^15.00. Alfalfa, delivered Hynes or Monte: U. S. No. 1, $13.50©14.50. U. S. No. 2 leafy, $12.50@13.50. U. S. No. 2, $12.00(8)12.50. per El Choice $6.46(3)7.05 BAR SILVER NEW YORK, Jan. 6. (A. P.)— Bar stiver %c lower at 25c. i * * * * • « t • * » * * * t 5.65^)5.95 6.10 6.40 6.85(3)6.05 5.10 6.45 5.10 6.45 5.30 # * * * * • * • • t * * * 4 * * 4 • t • Cotton Futures Pioneer of Tulare County Is Called 4 ; - ; " . __ - ^ (AsRooiatcd Press Leased Wire) PORTERVILLI5. Jan. 0. — WHc'o Menta, 76, pioneer actively' identified for more than Q. half century with tho development of Portervlllo,, died today. Ho organized tho First National Bunk *iwe about 30 years, ago. Trap Five Alleged L. A. Counterfeiters . • ^t^^H (United Press Leased Wire) LOS A^GHLES, Jan." 6.—Five men accuaed of plotting to flood southern California with spurlpua half dollars, were held tn jail today in .default of $1500 ball each after a hearing before I7ntted States Commissioner David B. Head. , The men wore arrested tn Santa Ana and Buena Park by sheriffs officers, anoMi\ter turned pver to secret aervioe agents. They gavo their names as Homer C, King, James F. King. Sam Llndeboom, Laverne Moore and Vardamon Moore. A PAGEANT FOR WOMEN Womtn are using their talents more and more to promote tho Interests of womtn as a group; Mrs. K. I. Dents- ton, of Freeport, N, Y., an experienced pageant director, has -written u pageant called "Into the Mflrht," usa of women's club during council month. Miss Oena combe, well knqwh composer, ranged the musloal setting. • (Attoclated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan, G.—Cotton was generally higher today on trade buy- Ing from abroad and covering 1 promoted by firmness in the grain and stock markets. March contracts sold up to 6.25 or 8 points net higher and into new high ground for the movement, and the mid-afternoon market was within a point or two of tho bent ut net advances of 7 to 8 points. The market reacted toward the close on selling by co-operative brokers and also by the south. Future* closed barely steady, 2 lower to 4 higher; January 6.10, nominal; March 6.f6@6.18; May 8.2806.20; July 0.40; October G.GO@6.62; December 6.74® 6.75; spot quiet; middling 6.25. L. A. BUTTER, EGGS, POULTRY LOS ANGELES. Jan. 6. (U, P.)— Butttr Prime, 23c. Prime firsts. 22a. Standards. 20o. Firsts. 20c. Eggs Large — Clean extras. Sic; llRht dirty extras, 30c; clean standards, 30c; light dirty standards. 30c; checks, 30c. Medium—Clean extras, 30c; light dirty extras. 29Hc; clean standards, 20o; light dirty standards, 29c; checks, 29c. Small—Clean, 30c; llffht dirty. 20c. Poultry and Rabbit* Hens, Leghorns, 2U to 3V4 Hens, Lcchorns, 3U to 4 Iba,, HenH, Leghorns, 4 IDS. and ut Hens. coloroO, 3Vi to 4 Ibs., 16c. Hens, colored, 4 Ibs. and up. 17c. Broilers, 1 and up to 2^4 Ibs., 18c. Broilore, 1U to 2K lbs. ( IGc. Fr> f «rH, Leffhorna, 2V4 to 3 Ibs., 14c. Fryers, colored, 2Vi to 3>A lbn., 18c. Koabtera, suft Iwno, 3V4 Ibs. Staffs, 13c; old roost era, 8c. Dunkllnge, Pekln, 4 Iba. and up, llo. Other than Pekln, 4 Ibs. and up, lOo. Old ducks, lOc. Gqese. 12c. < Vounff torn turkeys/ 13 Ibs. up, 13o. Young toms, dressed. 12 Ibs. up, 16c. Hen turkeys, 0 Ibs. and up, 13o. Hen turkeys, dressed, 8 Ibn. up, 16o. Old torn turkeys. 12c; dressed, 16c, Squabs, under 11 Ibs. dozen, I6c. 69% SS« ,, 12c, 18o. 13c, up, 16c. NEW ORLEANS COTTON ORU3ANS, Jan, 8. (U. Cotton futures closed steady. January, 6.05; March, 6.16; *«-*, 6.28; July, 6.30<S>8.40; 'October, 6.68; December, 0.70 bid. HpotB steady; middling, 6.18. Sales, 4165 bales. P.) May, • I for the national Brans- has ar- TRKASURV RECEIPTS WASHINGTON.' Jan. 6 t (A. Treasury receipts; for January 4 ware $6,398,785.72; expenditure^ $19,902,087.841 balance, $5l«,438,480.1». Customs duties for four days of January were $1,678,456.31. < Trapped In th«lr rooms when flamts roared through the »tructure b«ntath th«m, flyt member*, of th« V«ll*Jo, Calif., Elk> Club wt.ra burned to death on New Y«|rs day. Authorltlte bellfved a oiir«lfuly thrown cigarette or n short In «leolrlo»J Chrlitmas decorations started the blue Which torpke out soon after' an enthuelaetlo pnrty had ended. .'Phdtp, jhows the smoking ruln», with oearohers hunting for.bodle*. •;'.'..- . ( * FRBE PRAYBR ANNAPOLIS, Md., Jan. C. (A. P.) The Maryland House of Delegates economical.. Delegate Jonathan Sloe- man, frpro Aljegany county, offered prayer at tji«. opening Hoanlon. Formerly a clergy man was paid $5 for his services. * • •. ' i^ * •, - - ' t SAN FRANCISCO LIVE a TOOK SOUTH HAN FRANCESCO. Jan. «. (A. I 3 .)—Hogs—Receipts. 200; fairly active; wood 198Mb. California butch- orn. around 20c higher, $4.10 straight; bowH, $2.f)0. Cuttlo—Receipts, 350; slow, killing classes steady; undertone weak on medium steers; largely medium 030-lb. Utah steera. $4.75; lightly sorted, $3.76; medium 1028-l08G-lb. Californlas, $4.25; uneven 880-lb. Utahn, $8.CO; 770-8C3-lb. California and Utah stockern, J4.25; cuttor. to medium dairy type COWH, ,f,U^2.60; calves, $3.50. Sheep—Receipts, 300; slow, nothing done, FOREIGN EXCHANGE NEW YORK, Jan. «. (A. P.)—For- ft I* n exchange Irregular; Great Britain In dollum, others in cents: Groat Britain, demand 3.34H. cable* a.34%. fiO-day bills 3.83ty; Franco, demand .t.tiO^. cables 3.907-16; Italy, demand 5.11%, cables 5.12U. DemandH — Belgium, 18,85%; G*r- innny, 23.77%; /Holland. 40.19; Tokio. O.f.O; HhanKhat, 27.87%; Montreal, 8.75; Mexico City (silver peso), 31.65. CHICAGO. Jan. 6. (A.-P.)—Wheat, No. 2 red, 49%c; No. 2 hard, 47%c: No. 2 yellow hard. 47%4c; flew corn, No. 2 mixed, 34r; No. 3 yellow (old and new), 24V{»®24%oj No. 3 yellow, 23 88" o: No. 3 white, ga%«: old corn 2 yellow, 25<8>25%c: Tvo. 2 white, $>25M:c; oats, No. 2 white, no sale«; barley,. Squabs, 11 Iba. dozen and up. 20o. Capons, live, under 7 Ibs.. 20c. Capons, live, 7 Ibs. and up, 22c. Capons, dressed, under 0 Ibs., 86c. Capons, dressed, 6 Ibs, and up, 26c. Rabbits, No. 1 white. 3 to 4 Ibs., 9c. Rabbits, No. 2 white, 3 to 4 Ibn.. 6c, , No. 1. mixed colors, 8 to 4 Iba., 5c. Rabbits, No. 1, old, 6c. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO. Jan. 6. (A. P.)—Hogs— Receipts, 25,000; active, mostly 6-10o higher; good to cholco 180-220-Ib., $3.S!Ofla85; top, 13.40; 230-280-lb.. 93tf> 3.20; HUWH, 92.30<?r2.60. Cuttle — Receipts. 1000; Hlaughter steers and yearlings, steady to strong, heifers strong; all cows about steady; vealers. firm; slaughter steers, bulk eligible, 93.76^4.75; yearlings and llffht steers, $51^5.50; most heifers, 93<B>4; beef COWN, mainly $2.2£<ft>2.76; good and choice vealers, mnlnly $4.50<$5,50; selects, around 10. Hheep — Receipts, 12,000: slow, steady; good ahd choice 84-92-lb. fat lambs, $0,20*? 0.35; medium fleshed lambs, $5.50<fr5.75; throivouta, $3.75; fat ewes, 92102.60. CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO. Jan. 0. (A. P.)—Almost 2c a buRhel jump In quotations on May wheat contracts resulted today largely from speculative purchases to anticipate expected price fixing by Co meres**. The trade gave little attention to new* other than regarding developments at Washington. Wheat closed utrong 1H-1%^ above yesterday's finish, corn %-14c up, oat* %-%o advanced nnd provisions showing G to 7 cents gain. (United Press Leased Wire/ NEW YORK, Jan. •.—• .. ., „ Railroad* AtchUon, Topeka & 8. F Baltimore & Ohio *. , Chesapeake ft Ohio 27 Erie Railroad. ' 6 Illinois Central 13 Missouri Pacific a New York Central 19 Northern Pacific 14 Pennsylvania % i« Southern Pacific 17 Union Pacific 74 Great Northern pfd 9 Industrials American Can 5994 American Tel. & Tel 107% Borden 26 Caterpillar Tractor 8 Cities Service a Columbia Gas 17 Consolidated Gas 63 Corn Products SBU Curtiss-Wrlght 2$ Famous Ulayers , 2 Kox Films "A 11 ... 2 General Electric ie General Foods 27 UUIU A*/USE•••••••••••••«»»«»««*tt tv jLQ Goodyear Tire ft Rubber 17 International Harvester 23 International Tel. ft Tel 7 Montgomery Ward 14 North American 30% Pacific Gas & Electric 30% Radio Corporation » , Safeway Stores..... Sears, Roebuck Co. ,... U. S. Rubber s^fc Union Carbide ft Carbon 27% United Aircraft ,,. 27*£ Warner Brothers...., f 2' Western Union 29% Westlnghouso Electric SOft Woolworth Stores 85 J. C. Penney 26 Transamerica 6 First National Stores 64H MataU American Smelting Anaconda Copper 8 Bethlehem Steel 16 Inspiration Copper 2 International Nickel 8 Kennecott Copper 10 U. S. Steel 29 Vanadium Steel 18 Republic Steel 6 Tobaeoo and Sugar American Tobacco "A" American Tobacco "B" , R. J. Reynolds "B" , United Cigars Oil. Mexican Seaboard , Pan American "B" , c Phillips Pete 6 Richfield Shell Union 6 Standard Oil of Calif 26 Standard Oil of N. J 80 Standard OH of N. Y..... *. 7 Texas Company 18 Tidewater Ass'n new 8 Motors Auburn 63% Chrysler , 17 General Motors 13 Hudson 6 Packard Motors * 2 Studebaker 6 Tlmken Roller Bearing 1C Equipments American Car Foundry 7 American Locomotive 6 Baldwin Locomotive 6% General Tank 18^4 Stewart Warner 3% LOS ANGELES PRODUCE MARKET LOS ANGELES. Jan. 0. (U, P.)— Fruits and vegetables moved In about the usual volume on this morning's market, with few price changes. Artichokes, slightly frosted, $8.00® 3.36 box; badly frozen. 91.26 box. Avocados, loose Fuertes, 16@18o pound; Pueblas, 14@15c; smaller! 10 lie. Snowball cauliflower, 85c@$l crate; pearl type, 50fi)76c. Venice celery, 76@85o on both half craten and heartu in pony crates; Hawthorne and Norwalk, |1.0001.16. Coachella valley eggplant, 6®7c Ib. Grapefruit, Imperial valley, market nek, unwrapped. 54s to 100s, 91.25$) 40; choice, $1.00(^1.10. Imperial valley dry pack lettuce. 91.26 on good quality 4-doeen; Capls- trano 4-dozenn, 6G(&75i\ Peas, Coachella. valley, San Pedro and Hun Diego county, 8@J10c pound; fair, from Orange and Ventura counties. G@7c; Imperial valley, hampers, 92.0002.25. New potatoes, 50@GOo lug; Bakersfield, G0fffl5c, few 75c. Hummer squash; San Diego county. I2.00tf2.25 luff; Imperial valley, 4-baa- Itet L'rntvN 92.25; Italian, from San Diego county, $1.60ftl.76; local Hubbard, 9lK<£t'13 ton; Lompoc and San Luis Oblspo. $141715. Sweet potatoes, 40®50c; Nancy Halls. , best 7Bo. Puerto Hlcuns, 60 Merced Jerseys. 40<@60c. Local and Imperial valley tanger- ineu, 3c pound. . 12 f. No. NEW YORK, fee—Rio. 7e. on MARKET Jan, 6. (U. P.)— Cof- spot, 8H: Santos 4s, LOS ANGELES LIVESTOCK LOS ANGKLK8. Jan. rt. (A. P.)— —HecelptH, 26; steady; few de- biruble ImtcuerH, $3.50®3,60. Cattle—Receipts, 300; slow, steady to strong; common to medium .steers, 93.RB$P4.25; plain heifers, $4 down: medium to good caws, 13,25^3.50; cutter to common, Jl,500 1 2.86; lllK. UP tO 9^.75, Culvfts—ReoelpU, 26; steady; r», 97 down. Sheep -* Hocelptfl, none; ffpod cholco luniDB quoted, i 1 .!. .*•:.-,!•; ••"V?$ ' V> J ' ''*v ^i; c- ' i; ^ r -* '- t, It f- , ' L I. : . ** -j. 1 I 1 q V t

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