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t 4* I T-* -* , • • \\ < , ' * L •,- -- -' '-I '"t < .1 .'- i i. i. BAKERSFIELO CALIFOHN1AN, THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1933 UNDER SCRUTINY Three Times as Many Are on Wounded Lists Receive Federal Bounty EDITOR'S NOTE.—Ftllowlrtf Ift An artleld «ti whtr» the tMMW'i dftllir PMI. It li •mpha- • ttxed thtt InftUneci d«teribed are r€ported be- HUM tf their tenrnl Intireit and without re* f«rd t« whether •xpaiidltiir* may be deemed ' Juitlflid or •therwlw. Thw dlip«teh« tre In- ttndetf tt be ttrlctly Informative. By RAYMOND CLAPPER <C«fyrffht; 1933, fcy Unlttd Prtn) ' WASHINGTON. Jan. 12.—The United States Is paying direct money benefits to three times as many world wnr veterans as are listed as wounded-casualties, according to General Prank T. ,Htnes, director of the veterans' bureau. . "Wounded casualties, according: to wnr department figures, were 234,300. Veterans now receiving direct money benefits number 776,812, according to veteran bureau figures. Comparative figures cited by the bureau indicate Britain and France are paying one out of four of their wounded. ; L)lrector Hlnes has calculated that baaed upon the numbers reported dead •or wounded, ; tho annual expenditures per man are: Great Britain, $B8; 'France, $61; United States, $2668. Mobilization 'Figures Based on the number mobilized, the figures per year per man are: United States, $180; Canada, $98.64; France, ! $34.09; Great Britain, $26.49; Germany, •$22.9R; Italy, $12.44. : "We are all proud that our government has been able to go BO far In •granting relief to our veterans, and ,the American people will make no 'complaint as to the cost of such re! lief, provided these expenditures go ito those who ore deserving," General ' Hlnes says. However, ho doubts .'whether the United States can con* tlnue to pay the bill If benefits ex- Jpand in the future at their present Irate. v $15,370,000,000 Spent 1 For veterans of all wars the government has spont a total of $16,370,•000,000. The allied war debt is fig- 'ured at $11,000,000,000. It Is when 1 veterans compare what they are receiving with these huge war loans, ;thfe repayment of which Is uncertain, ; that they retort to critics of -veteran expenditures that If the country can ; stand the loss of $11,000,000,000 In un•paid wnr debts. It can afford $1,000,* . 000,000 for care of the survivors of all wars. . Fourteen rears after the Civil War, which Is comparable to tho present ^date In connection with tho World ;,War, veterans were receiving $26,000,;,000 a year. Forty-two years later, -when the peak expense was reached, fr-they were receiving nine times as :'much. Fourteen years after the Span- f,ish-Amerlcan War, Its veterans were ^receiving $3.900,000. In the following £six v years this leaped to $113,000,000, • multiplying 28 times. If history repeats Itself therefore; the present ( World War veteran outlay will ex- *pand In years to come. The men shortly after Bank Robbed of • $30,000; Outlaw Shot, Captured (United Press Leased Wire) BEREA, Ohio, Jan. 12. — Two banditi held up the Commercial and Savings Bank of Bereft, a suburb of Cleveland, today and got $30,000. In a gun battle with citizen* as they sought to escape, one of the gunmen was wounded and captured. The other fled with the entire haul* entered the bank its openlnt today. They forced employes Into the vault. As one of them stood guard over the employes, the methodically gathered cash large bag* Clarence E. Fox, former councilman,, arrived at the bank door nnd finding It locked, began to pound on it. One of the gunmen opened the door and asked him In, telling htm the "bank examiners have taken it over." Fox was suspicious And called police. As the robbers fled, Fox and a drug store proprietor nearby fired at them. The robbers fled down the street nnd Fox chased them. He caught up with one of the gunmen and grappled with him, He seized tho gun out of the robber's hard and emptied it. This bandit fell, while the other flsd. DEA OF TIME'S BEGINNING TOLD Rev. Father Lemuitre, Noted -• Savant. Speaks Before CANAL HAS VENJSRABLE VISITOR Astronomers otKer Into a CH PLANE ZEPPELIN *. t JAPANESE BUYING UNITIONS France Being Paid Millions by Nippon; Other Nations 4 Also Benefiting (Continued From Page One) of last L/Infor- destlned for the Far East. L'lnforma- tlon, financial newspaper, pointed out that French exports Increased to Japan during 1932 while they declined to nearly nil other countries, "Japanese military events spring explain this Increase," nmtlon Bald. While gross French exports dropped 38 per cent during the first 9 months of 1932 compared with the corresponding period for 1931. exports of arms, powder nnd munitions Increased 108 per cent. During the first three quarters of 1931 exports of war materials totaled $2,536,480; during the corr- resppndlrife period of 1932, the total increased to $5,269,960, according to of- flclul French export statistics. China Also Buying The statistics showed a large increase of war materials shipped to China, although the total wan not alarming. The 1932 value was $540,000, compared with $124,040 in 1931. Exports of munitions to Japan were not Unted, although $831,680 worth of material was unaccounted for In checking the . total for war materials shipped to nil countries against the figures for export to individual countries. There has been a great increase In activity at the Hotchklss and Schneider armament works. The director of Hotchklss Is an Laurence Vincent Benet, (United Press Leased Wire} PAHADKNA, Jan. 12,—A primeval atom which exploded possibly ten billions yeara ago, scattered "sparks" throughout space which have developed Into tho sun, earth, stars und nebulae, according to Abbe Georges Lemaltre, noted Belgian scientist from the University of I-iouvaln. The Jovial young priest explained his conception of tho beginning of time and the universe before a distinguished gathering of astronomers and physicists at the Mt. Wilson Observatory library. Among his listen* ors was Dr. Albert Klnsteln, "father of relativity," t who arrived here this week for two months of• study. . Einstein Pleaded* "The most beautiful and. satisfying Itnerpretatlon of creation I have 11s* tened to," said "boctor Einstein to tho embarrassed young professor, who Is only 39 years old. Abbe Lemaltre went further in describing- the birth of the universe. He explained Jiow It hag been expanding by leaps and bounds since that primary atom broke Into radiation at the beginning of time. He added a suggestion that tho continual creation of matter was giving birth to the cosmic ray, which Drs. Robert A. Mllllknn of California Tech and Arthur Compton of JJnlverslty of Chicago, ha~ve been pursuing through apace. Cosmic Ray It Is tho opinion'of tho Abbo that the cosmic ray Is given off when heavy atoms die and break up, and that they are pouring down upon the earth In a constant stream from far out In space. "I believe that cosmic rays provide us with sole proof of the former existence of the'super-radioactive materials whose gradual disintegration give birth to them," said"l*emaltre. "Cosmic raya tell us of the dnya when all matter consisted of a substance which was Blmllar to radium, but thousands of atoms more potent." Lemaltre .seeks,, the .time not far distant when his 'theory of the evolution of tho cosmic- ray will find experimental verification. And 1£ will bo Doctor Mllllkan' and Doctor Compton who -will find the proof, he believes. The Abbe will discuss the question, "Do the discoveries of science contra- diet tho teachings of religion?" at St. Philips' auditorium here tonight. WILL LIBERALIZE KRUPTCYACT **'*>.• s ^^^^^p*^^^^^^0ttt4 * i Congress to Move Promptly to Lighten Debt Burdens of Many Classes Skeleton Found May Be One of ^^i ' • ' ft • ^HT - ' • • *v - - .. Cooper s Heroes From Page One) Accustomed to handling st«tk vasseii of tht modern marine trade, Panama F r Canal workers were a bit amazed when the U, S. 8. Constitution, "Old Ironsides," was towed into one of the great looks on the flpat visit of the venerable vessel to the canal. N01ST TELLS OF STUDENTS WIN UNIVERSITY WANTS managing- American, (Associated Press Leased Wire) ISTRES» France, Jan, 12.—The French trl-motored plane Rainbow hopped off today on the first stage of a flight to Buenos Aires In a challenge to the Graf Zeppelin as a transatlantic mall carrier. Seven men were In the plane, including Pilot Jean Mermoz, and the only passenger, M. Couzlnet, who built the plane, They were to stop first'at Casablanca, Morocco. "We wish to show the airplane superior to the dirigible for assuring postal service," said Couzlnet. The plane weighed more than 14 tons, carrying 850 liters of gasoline, 238 liters of oil, and 300 kilograms of provisions. The party will wait at St. Louis, Senegal, for authorization of the air mlnlbtry to cross the Atlantic. Others In the plane were second pilot Captain Carretler, Navigator Mallloux, Radio Operator Manuel, and Mechanics Jousne and Mario. Assets $512,357 and Liability $2,657,839 f Associated PrfB* Leased Wire) SBATTLE, Jan. 12. — Inabilities of $2,657,839 and RFHetB of 1512,357 were listed in bankruptcy schedules of the Pacific North went Theaters, Inc., filed in the Federal Court clerk's office today. The concern filed a voluntary bankruptcy petition two weeks ago. native former naVy. of West Point, N. Y., and a officer In the United States CITIZENS THREATEN TO FIGHT (Continued From Page One) ern state capital when Legislatures opened. "Revolution" Cheered "The Revolution" wan frequently mentioned. The heterogeny of ne- groes. Filipinos and whites, Spaniards and Americana, waner the "Interna- tionale" with vigor. "The Vncavllle strike Is a milestone In the revolutionary movement," one speaker shouted. Men cheered. "I'm proud of my flag—thft red one," shouted another speaker, who Raid ho had served over.Heas with the American army. He, too, wnn cheered. Spokesmen tor the "columns" reported on their "hunger march" to the stale legislature. They denounced "pot-bellied bosses" In tho Legislature. MILES OF HIGHWAYS (United Press Leased Wire) SACRAMENTO, Jan. 12.—Addition of 6000 miles of major county roads and through routes In cities to California's secondary state highway system wa« proposed In a resolution introduced by Senator Arthur H. Breed of Oakland, and members of the Senate roads and highways committee, today. The bill was one of a series providing for a wider spread of highway revenues and permitting a reduction In local, city and county property taxes for road purposes. Reduction in the intensive development of primary highways would re- KUlt from thewe measures, Breed said, thus relieving the funds to be used in maintaining and Improving through routes In cities and major county highways, and affording great relief In local road taxes. Under tho Breed bills, the state's share of the gasoline tax revenue nnd motor vehicle fees would be placed In the state highway fund. This would be used for maintaining all state highways, Including,additions, the balance to be apportioned between primary and secondary state highways In about equal proportions. asked Dela- FOUR VESSELS MPERILED (Continued From Page One) ator Couzens, Republican, Michigan, asked. "Isn't H possible to legislate for punishment?" Wlnkler suggested It might be possible to 'copy a British act which makes a corporation liable In civil and criminal courts for misrepresentations in n 'prospectus. "Did Leo Hlgglnson & .Company, who distributed the Kreugfcr & Toll debentures in the United ,,3tates, do, Iu your Judgment, thalr full'duty to their customers?'.' - .Couzentf, flaked. "Personally,. I do hot" think so,' 1 WJnkler replied. ' . , "What are .your reasons?" Senator Townsend, Republican, ware'. ' • < "It :-ls,.thi& duty of distributers to flee that substituted bonds are at least as Intrinsically Hound at the bonds taken out," Wlnkler replied. Thinks Kreuger Allvt Doubt that Kreuger shot himself to death March 12, 1932, in Paris and thereby brought his match monopoly tumbling about the cars of the world, was uttered by Senator Reynolds, Democrat, North Carolina, committee member. "I am not convinced he Is dead," Reynolds told the United Press. "I nm convinced that prior to his alleged suicide In Purls there was an unloading of millions of millions of dollars' worth of his securities upon unsuspecting purchasers." "Dr. Max Wlnkler, economist of the College of the City of New York, unfolded before the committee today the story of securities manipulations- by the bankrupt company of Kreuger Toll. Scout Leaders Will Hold Taft Meeting Bakersfleld and Kern county Btu- dents were recipients of degrees and certificates of graduation at the close of the fall semester at the University of California at Berkeley. Miss Winifred J. Barthelmy of Bak- ersfleld received a certificate of completion of the curriculum In public health.nursing. A degree of master of scence was awarded to Charles F. Oldershaw, and Lloyd G. Ingles of Bak- ersfleld won the degree of doctor of philosophy. Among the degrees and certificate of graduation awarded to 489 students at the University of'California at the close of the fall semester of 1932 were the following awarded to students residing on the West Side: College of Agriculture, degree of bachelor of science awarded to Charles K. Black of Tupman. Degree of bachelor of science Jn college of chemistry conferred on James A. Foley of Taft, Degree of bacTielor of science In college of commerce conferred upon Prank L. Rush of Marlcopa. In the graduate division, the degree of master of science was conferred upon Howard B, Stone of Taft. FEARS FOR FALL OF direct frontal attack on the depression — a bold attempt to ndjust business to changed circumstances* The measure proposes a tremendous reorganization of industrial finance; and n real moratorium for Individuals caught beneath mounting debts. Helpt everybody It contemplates relief for the factory worker unable to pay for his Installment bought radio; for the farmer staggering beneath the load of a mortgage contracted on the basis of boom times and dollar wheat; for the great railroad threatened with* bankruptcy through Inability to obtain refinancing The proposed bill !s divided Into three sections. One deals with individuals and small businesses; the second with larger corporations; the third with railroads. The average cltlien, struggling with salary reductions, or no salary at all, would obtain the debt relief by application to a Federal Court. • . He would propose a general scaling down of payments, a postponement, or perhaps both. If creditors holding". majority of his obligations agreed, and the court approved, ho would then proceed on a reduced basts, paying what he could. , Theory of Bill Th'eT. theory* of the bill Is that It Is better -for everybody, including creditors, to nave something when a debtor is hard pressed, rather, than have him go into bankruptcy arid lose everything, A high point of this section Is that a minority of. stubborn or recalcitrant creditors could not break up tho orderly process. The scheme, as it would deal with great corporations, Is Bomcwhat more complex, but follows along the same general outline. AB applied to railroads, at present u source of great concern to the administration and to Democratic loaders, the corporation, or a combination of its debtors, Including stock and bondholders, could force a complete reor- ganisation. This process could, anO In many cases would, Imply a reissue of -stocks and bonds based on greatly reduced net capitalization. TJOSSOS would follow; but advocates of the plan believe it preferable to forced and ctxpenntve recetveruhlps. PrM Leased Wire) HOOftICK, N. Y.f Jan. 12.V-A steam enovei, tearing Its way Into the heart of a lonely hill In the woods of upetate New York, hae uncovered a solitary skeleton which le believed to be that of the revolutionary war scout Natty Bumppo, who was the deerelayer, Hawkeye, and pathfinder of Jamee Fenlmore Cooper's tales. Tar from the nearest habitation, on an elevation overlooking the Hooslck river near where the original of the deerelayer was reputed to have* died In 1804, the skeleton lay. In.a grave, surrounded by the rotted fragments of whet might have been a wooden coffin. The discovery came to the attention of the Renstelaer County Board of Supervisors. Clifford C. Hastings, a local historian and member of the board, proposed the body be suitably reburled and the spot marked, If the grave can be Identified as that of the hero of Cooper's fiction. "If It Is not N«tty ftumppo'e grave/* Hastings eald, "It might be that of Joseph Quyle, hie com- panlon scout. Both died In 1804." 'Natty- Bumppo's fast-name was Schlpman or Chlpman. ' • - r -- • . i ~ STATUS DUBIOUS , ' ~ '. 1 L ' ~ •^^**l*^™^^*™* - J 1 U. S. Supreme Court May Be Colled Upon to Decicte Boy's Fortune (675,050 (United Prc.»* Lcaned'M'irc) ,v PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 12.— Llhbr Holman Reynolds, former Bron<tvy»y torch singer, may see her multimillionaire baby for the first time tomorrow, If her son's condition contlriujw to improve. Physlclani; ht tho Pennsylvania Hospital. said today, the' mother had not iisked to have the child brought to her. Mlas Holman occupies a sulto on the seventh floor of the hospital. Her baby, potential heir to a largo pnrt of the $15,000,000 fortune left by Smith Reynolds, IB being kept In an Incubator a few rooms away, Bitter Fight Likely Guarded by a uniformed pnileomfeji, the tiny child became tho center of what mny be one of the moat blttnrly contested^ fights for million's In the history of the natlon'H courts* Circumstances « the will of Uie child's grandfather, H. J. fteynolds, the trust fund establlHhed for the baby's father In which no mention wan made of possible widows, young Iley- nolds' two marriages, und tho uncertain legal status of a posthumous child —conspired to produce a legal tangle In which the judicial minds . of the country were at variance. Four Counties Will nefit; Bakcrsficld Contractor + Low Bidder R'S MINISTRY » ' Couqkd a/nd. Menthol Cough Drops ^ •* ^^ Spanish Outbreaks Caus^Death of 70 (United Press Leased Wire) MADRID, Jnn. 12.—Outbreaks In Spain since Sunday have cost between 65 and 70 lives, it was etfllrnated today. The dend Included approximately in rebels in a wrecked house rxt CHHUS Vlcjtvs, A policeman they had been holding as hostage wan rescued, seriously injured. Many weapons were found in tho house, including eh.irtj Hickles. P Reed Pupils to Be Heard, Jan. 31 Ilexton Heed, concert pianist and teacher, has announced a recital by some of his BakersflelG ntudeuU who ! have been studying longer than tho current term, January .11 at Kagles hall. Fifteen pupils will be hoard. No udmlAHlon charge will be made. Tho public will be Invited. Hereafter Mr. Heed expects to prb-i sent his puplln in two Recitals, and In Taft. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12.—Distress from two ships,, the tanker Manju of the N. T. I\. I^ino, and the General Pershlns of tho state's Lino, .were picked up by the const guard radio station here early today, • The positions given would place both vessels near Japan. SAN PEDRO, Jan. 12. (U. P.) — A coast g-uard cutter wns seTit out from the base today on reports a vessel was on fire 15 miles oft Oceanslde, accord- Ing to radio reports to the San Pedro coast guard station. Jan. 12.—The annual meeting of the West Side District Boy Scout committee will bo held Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock In the city hall, when much business of importance Is to be transacted, including tho election of new district officers and discussion of future plans nnd policies. All Suoutern fihould attend without fall. K. L,. Curtis, regional field executive from LOH Angeles, will be present. Tho board of review nnd the court of honor set for January 13 and 27 hnvf, been postponed and for these meetings will be later new dates announced (Associated Preati Leased Wire) PARIS, Jan. 12.—The Socialists In the Chamber of Deputies today dealt v.'hat Parliamentary circles believe may bo a death blow to the Paul-Bon- oour cabinet when they decided to vote against fiscal measures sponsored by Finance Minister Cheron. Former Premier Harriot, acting for the radical Socialists, visited M. Paul- toncour and warned against tho peril of Insisting upon the Cheron program. The finance minister proposes to cover an estimated budget deficit of 10,541,000,000 francs by extensive economics and new taxes which would trnnnform the deficit into an estimated Hurplus of 238,000,000 francs. The decision mny not come before January 17 when the measures i\ro debated in the Chamber. TREASURY RECEIPTS WASHINGTON", Jan. 12. (A. P.)— Treasury receipts for January 10' were $6,612,694.21,; expenditures, $12,267,415.91; balance, $453,833,460.60. Cus- duties for 10 days of January CREDITORS LOSE »7,000,000,000 WASHINGTON, Jan, 12. (U. P.)— The bankruptcy reforms being pushed with powerful bipartisan support In Congress are designed to check a mounting wave of business liquidation In which creditors during the last decade loet more than $7,000,000,000. The legislation Is designed to protect creditors as well as debtors. It holds out to great corporations and small tradesmen alike the hope of cooperative reorganization and adjustments, rather than destructive liquidation. Bankruptcies have Increased rapidly since 1920, prosperity years of 1927-29 not excepted, Wage earner, or Individual, bankruptcies increased 414 per cent from 1920 to 1931, according to Victor Sadd, chief of the commerce department's research division on business failures, and his assistant, Robert Williams. Commerce failures during this period Increased 200 per cent. In 1920 there were 16,000 bankruptcies. In 1931 there were 63,332. During the boom years of 1927-29 bankruptcies averaged approximately 41.000. During the 1920-91 period, losses to creditors as a result of bankruptcies totaled approximately * $7,300,000,000. In 1931 creditors lost more than $1,000,000,000 and received but $89,000,000 in liquidated assets. Bankruptcies are filed In the greatest numbers by owners of grocery, clothing, hardware and drug stores and meat markets. DEPU1Y SHERIFF AND {United Pren Leased Wire) SACRAMENTO, Jan. 12.— Highway contracts totaling $675,050 and low bidders for other road projects amount- Ing to $270,644 wftre announced today by the state department of public works, as follows: Contracts awarded: lion Angeles county •— Grading and paving; 4.1 miles of Coast highway between Los Flores canyon and Santa Inez canyon, S, H. Palmer and J. P. Holland, Inc., San Francisco, $402,667. Monterey county—Grading and paving 4.9 miles of Cooflt highway near San Ardo, N. J. Bevanda, Stockton, $173,378. Orange county—Constructing fenders to bridge across north arm of Newport bay, and removing old bridge near the site, R. H. Bishop, Long IftSach, $4050. San Bernardino county — Steel girder bridge across Mojave river at Intersection of National Old Trails and Arrowhead Trail, Bar. atow; Hartman Construction Company and Q. A. Graham, Bakers* field, $»4,»59. Low bids: Los Angeles County — Grading 6.8 miles, of which 3.5 miles are to be paved, between one mile east of Gorman and northerly county boundary on Kldge Route alternate; low bidder, Frederickson & Watson Construction Company, and Frederlckson Bros., Oakland, $175,336. , < ' Ventura county—Surfacing 5.6 miles between Santa Paula and Wells Road, on Ventura-Castalc lateral, Southwest Pavin? Company, Los Angeles, $13,636. tnys county — Grading and surfacing 6.1 miles between Ksough Hot Springs and Bishop, on the East'Of-the-Slsrra highway, Hsm- street A Self, Marysvllle, $81,672. It U *>6sslbls the UnlUd Supreme Court may be 1 called Upon to determine how many of the Reynolds' tobacco millions Will go to the baby. r» The baby probably will be nanlod Zachary Smith Reynolds, after his fa-* ther, who was killed sllc months ago at the Reynolds North Carolina estate. Mother Will Battle Through her attorney, JVflss Holman Indicated she would battle for the entire estate — estimated at from $16,000,000 to $20,000,000— for her son. Other legal forces will be arrayed. on tho side of Ann Cannon Reynolds, first wife of Smith Reynolds, and her daughter, now 2 years old. GUARANTY TRUST CO. OF N. Y. IS TO FILE WILL NEW YORK, Jan. 12. (U. P.)—Th« Guaranty Trust Company today prepared to file the will of the late Z. Smith Reynolds for probate, whll* attorneys for his widow. Ltbby Holman Reynolds, worked on the contest suit by which they hopo to break Its terms nnd obtain $18,000,000 for the widow and his posthumous child. The Guaranty Trust Company was given letters of temporary administration several months ago, but the probating of the will was held up pending arrival of the child born Tuesday. Arnold J. Brock, Mrs. Reynolds' attorney, nald Reynolds' will disposing of his $35,000/000 share In the trust fund left by his father, R. J. Reynolds, was Inoperative because he was a minor and bbcause It was made before his marriage to the former stage star. Mrs. Reynolds will claim one-third of the $15,000,000, plus accumulated and unused Interest believed to amount to at least $3,000,000, for herself, and two-thirds for her son, he said. Two suits will be filed when the will Is fUcrl for% probate. The first will seek tho accumulated Interest; the second will seek th£ trust fund. JOSEPHINE HER AS TO DEBTS-MELLON HER- SLAIN toma were $«,041,631.25. Prichard Automobile Service 2308 Chester Avenue SAVE MONEY HERE W»ltofth*fr . m«t«r tuncu*. rill, ««ndiflMr, »»lftti, pluifc lira In B and cenpriultn ttrti. Eftttrlflll wrlc«, g«ntr«l rt»iln. trtftflflf. bidy r«p»iri and t»v wrvlc*. TOKIO, Jnn. 12, (A. P.)—A Kongo News Aerenry dlftpatch snld the Ochli- nhl wireless station today received distress calls from the Soviet steamer Sakhalin, 384D tons, and with 254 persons aboard. It Rave Its position as 53 degrees north, 146 degrees cast. Compton McKenzie Enters Guilty Plea (tfntted Press Leased Wire) LONDON, Jan. 12.— Compton McKenzie. British novelist and playwright, pleaded euilty today to a Two Killed, $1,000,000 Lost by L. A.-Area Wind here i CJlfir R" e of violation of the official »e- orets act In connection with hlfi book, "Greek Memories," published lust ader 14 FROZEN TO DEATH liUCHAHEST, Rumania, Jan, 12. (A. P.)—Fourteen votern, on route to a polling place In a rural district In western Humanla who lost their way in u blizzard, were found dead today. A number of others who aro missing also wevo believed dead. EVERY PIMPLE GONE! Mavft y*«r »kln ctotfn, »m**Hi, «n4 v«t- v«ty. P«r fr*>« trial ••mpU *t S*«p mnd Ointment, «M Skin Tr««tm^nt b*«kUt, writ* tMln«l, Dtp** N1, ••Wm«r«, Mrf. USE year, which was alleged to have revealed official Information McKenzlo obtained as an officer of the royal innr'.tu-tt during the Dardanelles campaign. Ht* IH the author of 40 books and half a dozen plays. He now is the editor of The Gramophone. FUGITIVE ON WAY TO JAIL DENVKH, Jan. 12. (A.. P.)—Olenn Smeeman, known In Cleveland, Ohio, as Harry Stanley, music publisher, started back to the Colorado state prison today, ending 15 years of eluding his past. GREEK CABINET RESIGNS ATHENS. Greece, Jan. 12. (U. P.) Tho cabinet of Premier Panuyoti , formed luftt November 4, today. (United Prc»B Leaned Wire) L OS ANGELES, Jan. 12.—A heavy toll of property damage was counted today aa the aftermath'of a atorm that claimed two llvee during the 24 houra It lashed southern California from Los Angeles to the Mexican border. Damage waa Vstlmated at $1,000,000, borne principally by oil Interests and orchardlats. Lieutenant Commander Carl Hupp, 43, of Coronado waa swept to hla death in Los Angeles harbor when a giant comber. brushed him overboard while he was attempting to board a gig. Hupp waa attached to the U. S. S. Raleigh, His body waa not recovered. Theodore Krog, 71, was believed to have psrlahed at Cabrlllo Beach. The wreckage of hla houseboat was washed ashora. • Eleven navy enlisted men were rescued at the fringe of Lot Angtles harbor after they had set out to retrieve small harbor craft knocked loose from their moorings during the atorm. The men wer» misting for hours before rescue crews could reach them. Although damage to harbor craft was estimated at $100,000, It was only a fraction of the losses suffered by other Interests. More than 40 oil derricks were wrecked at Long Beach while numerous others suffered the same fate In other areas. Damags to citrus orchards was estimated at from 20 to 30 per cent of the crop in the vicinity of Ontario, which bore the brunt of the storm's attack. Although the storm damage In Los Angeles proper was confined to broken windows and tree branches, the city was covered with thick layers of sand dust, blown In from the desert. (Aitsociated Press Leased Wire) JACKSON, Ky., Jan. 12. — Deputy Sheriff JameH Marshall, 37, and Rlch- nrd Jett, 55, farmer, were shot to death early today 10 miles south of here. Marshall was bringing: Jett to jail here. Three other deputy sheriffs were'a short diwtnnoe ahead, escorting Roscoe Jett, Bon of Richard Jett, who also had been arrested. They heard shots and find the bodies. Offlcem said one theory was that the slayers had mistaken Jett for another deputy. The Jetts had been arrested, County Attorney A. M. Russell said, when they had trouble with neighbors, who had breach of peace warrants Issued for them. Pear Growers Plan Shipments Control (United Press Leased Wire) COURTLAND, Calif., Jan. 12.— Plans for controlled shipment of pears were under way today following organization of the Sacramento River Ptiffrlct Pear Growers' Association. The organization was formed to handle the 1933 crop of Sacramento river district pears, tonnage of which IB estimated at 40,000 tons. Tho district extends from Rio Vista to Marys- vllle. SHE'S NO "SOFTIE" IX)S ANGELES, Jan. 12.—Burglars bad bettor steer clear of 16-year-old June Mykrantz In the future. One had tho misfortune to pick her bedroom to loot. Tho girl toro into htm with her fists, set up a series of Hhrlll acreamw, and he find wfth a couple of loose teeth and n slightly discolored oye. (United Press Leased Wire) LONDON, Jan. 12.—Conversations with administrative^ leaders at Washington gave lilm the impression that no one !H' really fn a position to know what would happen In the war debts controversy. Andrew . W, Mellon, United States ambassador, gave his first press Interview since returning from a holiday visit home. He professed to have no Idea of the course the Anglo-AmerJcari debt problem would take. "It really Is something the outcome of which I would like to know myself," he said. "Secretary Stimson was not In a position to give me any definite instructions, in view of the forthcoming change of administration, and I have not received any." If approached by the British government for advice on the best way to reopen the problem with administration, he said, he would be obliged to seek Instructions from Washington. "On the whole, however, I have not been able to ascertain any apparent change In Vie attitude of Congress towards European debtors," he added. SHOWER PARTY GIVEN TAKT, Jan. 12.—A layette whower wa« given for Mrs. Holllngswtorth recently at the home of Mm. Virginia Wilson at 207 North street. Dinner was served by candle light after which bridge was played, first prize going to Mrs. Bessie Brobst; second to Mrs. Alberta Van Ness, and third to Miss Thetta Fleming. Many gifts wore presented to the honor guest. In attendnnce were Men- damoB Thelma I^ee Adnms, Mary Margaret Geary, France« I^ogan, Gene- vleve Rlordan, Clotls Munds, Evalena Skinner, Fleta Wiley, Kva Murley, Bessie Brobst, Alberta Van Ness, Tiny White, Martha Fleming, t&vintt Murley, Bonnie Kldd, and the MlsHeH Thetta Fleming, Marguerite McEnaney, S«lml Z-ane and Leila Hamm. (Associated Press Leased Wire) * RENO, Nev., Jan. 12.—Josephine (Fifl) Widener, Philadelphia helreBH, whone elopement at the age of 17 launched her first matrimonial venture, was a bride today for the third time as a result of her marriage here to Aksel C. P. Wlchfeld, former Washington, D. C., Danish legation attache. The marriage, performed last night at the home of William Woodburn, Reno attorney, followed by a few hours wlchfeld's divorce from the former Mabelle Swift on the ground of cruelty. • m MIHH Widener had been In Ueno for some time and was frequently seen In Wlchfeld's company. The former legation attache was also here some months ago while Miss Wldener, wnn establishing residence to divorce her second husband, Milton W. Holden of Philadelphia. Both 'denied, however, until the hour of the ceremony they planned marriage. Mian Wlrtener'H first husband was Carter Randolph Lelcly, with whom she eloped. They were divorced. She \n the daughter of Joseph R. Wldencr, wealthy Philadelphia sportsman, Capt. Oman Named Surgeon-General (Associated Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON. Jan. 12.—President Hoover today named Captain Charles M. Oman, prewent commander of tb/i naval hospital ut the United Stntow Academy to be surgeon-general navy. Naval of the POORER BUT WISER AI.iBUQUKRQ-JE, N. M., Jan. 12.— M. H. Shoemaker of Hollywood won't be HO accommodating In the future. Alighting from a train here, ho was approached by a man who asked u loan of Shoemaker'n "roll" to show a friend. Shoemaker gave the man $178. This was shown to the friend and the man returned It to Shoemaker after apparently putting It back In a leather pouch. When Shoemaker got back on the train and It «tarted off he discovered that the pouch contained nothing but n roll of paper. CHAPMAN AND LE BARGE hildnen's Colds Yield quicker to double action of STAINLLVS now if ou STA T Announce the Installation of a NDARD ALL-POINT RECORDED LUBRICATION PLANT Insist bei lubri- upon your cai cated by an experienced mechanic this practice will save money, Phone 1353 Packard-Graham Garage 1221 Eighteenth Street I

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