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. ,?« f vs- EpITTORlALS fills 'section contains the latent lOcalmewBt 'world sports, editorials, a big, thrilling aerial a'nd news of general Interest. PHONE 21 WANT ADS Classified Advertising Columns »f The Bakersflcld callfornlan close promptly at 11 o'clock a. m. every Any. LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 12,1933 PAGES 11 TO 18 OF IDT REVEALS Hundreds of Cases Handled During Year by County Probation Officer Ljfck'OF WORK PROBLEM Great Horde of Itinerants fn Younger Circles New- Factor for Study February3Set as Last Day to Get Car Pldtes Extension until Friday, February '• a, of the parted, for obtaining 1t33 automobile • license plate*, without penalty was announced today ' by • "the department .of motor vehicles, In' a message to , the . Bakerafleld branch, Automobile Club of.South- ern California, according to Manager Norman Thompson, . January 16 originally waa the •final day for .obtaining lleenae plates, but under the new ruling no ears will be. stopped until after February 3,'and no penalty will be attached to licensee obtained before that date. The penalty period formerly was January 31. court action the cases •*- of 163 children .were attended to In this county through the probation officer, and outside of official court action the office made "adjustments" In cases Involving 1467 children In this county, according to the annual report of C. M. Johnson, county probation officer. There has been a marked decrease in the ijumber of grammar school children Involved In delinquencies, which he attributes to the fact that these children have been given closer attention . than In previous years In that people have organized playgrounds and helped keep children busy and interested during their leisure hours. Mr. Johnson accounts for the fact that children older ithan those In grammar school are committing delinquencies, due to their inability to secure work. 1 Serious Problem Juvenile departments throughout the jiatlon are now confronted with the serious task of handling Itinerant boys and girls who are now living nomadic lives In the nation. It Is believed that, there are now more than* 200,090 of these children roam- Ing over the nation, a condition similar to the beggar' children of Russia j during the days ' Immediately after ' the revolution/ ! "The existence of growing hordes of wandering boys has lately become known to most of us," Mr. Johnson said. "These boys and girls are not 'bums' but rather ,the result of excess of family groups, youths over 15 years of age, who, with no working conditions open to them, find themselves liabilities at home due to changed standard of living. They, therefore 1 , find themselves in conflict with home. They are unwanted wherever they alight. The danger to these boys and girls and the danger to the communities of this developing class Is a grave one and should occupy the attention of every serious-minded citizen. The problem of these boys and girls must be made a part bf the program of the community for the protection of the health, morals and security of the children. We must provide for them food, clothing, shelter, and recreation,- and meet the spiritual and cultural needs If we are to save them from drifting Into the ranks of the criminal class. Aid Requested "People ,of Bakersfield and Kern county should ever be alert to guard against boys and girls of the teen age running nway from home. We JQvenlle officers and other law enforcement officers of Kern county were asked many times during tho past year to help locate some Kern county boy or girl who had become dissatisfied and left home," he concluded. The detailed report of the probation officer follows: Trips to cities outside of Bakersfield, 297; schools visited, 229; boys supervised, 943; boys reported to the Office, 66; number of children In tho Juvenile Home during the year, 233; culls a"t the Juvenile Home, 75; conferences in private homos, 140; boys placed In institutions, 12; total number of conferences during the year, 1 2500. Probation Cases , Total number of adults on probatloln who are being supervised by the probation officer of Kern county, 80. Total number of persons' brought before the courts for contributing to the delinquency of minors, IB; number of people* having probation revoked, 18; number of probationers discharged during the year, 10; total amount of money paid through the probation officer by probationers for family support, 'fines, und restitution, $2205.15; approximate number of miles traveled, 12JHJO. The report of the supervisor of girls, Mrs. Lillian A. Holson, for the year follows: Visits to private homes, 178; girls supervised, 624; trips to general hospital, 29; trips to the Juvenile homo, 125; schools visited, 109; out-of-town trips, 100; miles traveled, 10,999; girls placed In working homes, 27; placed in Institutions, 6. Technocracy Subject of Milen Dempster The conclusions of Technocracy lead Inevitably to a social order based on co-operative ownership of Industry, according to Milen Dempster, of Ban Francisco, In a talk last night at the Church of the Latter Day Saints in East Bakersfield. A large audience' heard Dempster's explanation of Technocracy and his evaluation of the findings of the Technocrats from a Socialist viewpoint. CARD OF THANKS Wo wish to express, our sincere appreciation for the words and acts of sympathy and kindness during our ro- cent bereavement, the death of Alan "Ditto" Kuehnert. * (Signed) MR. AND MRS. L. L. KUEHNERT MR. AND MRS. H. V. HALE AND FAMILY. MR. AND MRS. C, L. KOLLBN- BORN AND SON. MR. AND MRB. J. B. . HART, AND FAMILY. SIR. AND MRS. B. H. KUEHNERT AND DAUGHTER. CHANGE DATE OF FIRST! CLASS Meetings at High School to Be Held Each Thursday Evening, Decide Effective January 19, meetings of the new first aid course being conducted by H. M. Baker, director of Scout leadership training,, with the assistance of .R.' J. Williamson and Dr. Joo 'Smith, will be held on Thursday evenings at 7 o'clock, the director announced today. . First meeting of the course was held In tho high school Tuesday evening of this week with 24 students enrolled. The course is open to men and women pf 18 years of age or over. The class was divided into patrols of five and patrol leaders were assigned, as follows: Nurses, Charles Phillips; Omahas, Charles Griffith: Sow-Bones, • Fred Coulter; and Surgeons, IJr. . F. A. Graham. It will bo necessary to form more patrols next meeting. Instruction was given in splinting and bandaging arid Williamson lectured on the "Structure of the Human Body." Each patrol was required to apply bandages and splints to "patients." Shock treatment was demonstrated. Lesson No. 2 deals with ' "bandages" In all their forms, triangular, cravat, roller and four-tailed. The class will be required to make and apply these devices on "patients" for Imaginary Injuries. Those completing the course will be awarded Red. Cross certificates and Scouters will be given certificates of credit to be applied on their five-year training course for the scoutmaster's key. TAFT LEGION PLANS BIG MEMBER DRIVE TAFT, Jan. 12.— Stanley H. Little Post, No. 70, American Legion; met last night In the Legian hall with Commander A. O. Sauer presiding. Plans were mr.dc for an emergency membership roundup to be held February 10. Teams are to be appointed at the next meeting and n strenuous effort ^jlll be made to bring the post membership up to Its quota. The membership lu now 76 per cent of the quota. Nick Kltchak was appointed chairman of the' school awnrd committee. A Legion award will be given to the "outstanding .girl nnd boy graduate of the Lincoln school this month. Tha Kern County Legion council will meet Sunday at 1 o'clock,*at Legion hall In Biikersfleld with a Fifteenth District meeting to follow at the same placo at 2 o'clock. The local Legion post Is co-operating with other veterans' posts In the community in defraying expenses of sending sick veterans to hospitals. This Is for emergency cases only. Charles Mcfiarty was named chairman of a committee to Investigate tho cost of securing a Legion ambulance for use of Legion members being transported to and from hospltnlv Nick, Kltchak, C. D. Tomerlin and K. O. Feltmun were appointed ns a committee to Interview the supervisors relative to securing a veterans' plot 'in the West Side cemetery. Earl Hlnkle, a trustee of the cemetery district, told of tho progress being made. ' GAMIN CITY Huge Conference Scheduled to Open in Bakersficld Tuesday, January 24 PROGRAM BEING DRAWN Many Important Subjects to Be Discussed at Session in Hotel El Tejon ROBBERIES HITS SNAG HERE SUSPECTS BROUGHT TO THIS CITY FROM FRESNO BUT ARE NOT IDENTIFIED Kern Girls to Seek, Honors at Great Winter Sports Carnival CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for the beautiful flowers and the many acts of kindness during our recent bereavement. (Signed) MR. AND MRS. W. D. SIMPSON AND FAMILY. R. L. Patterson Will Go to Big Capital Session to be the bjggest •*-* meeting of theater attaches and officials ever held in southern San Joaquin valley, every local of tho International Association of Theater Stage Employes in California will send representatives to attend a general conference in Bakersfield Tuesday, January 24, according to a message received today by Prank Newman, recently appointed manager of tho Fox theater here. . ' The message came from Charles P. Skouras, president' of Fox West CoaBt Theaters, and Indicated that Bakers- ficld was chosen for the conference because of Its central location to tho major theatrical districts of the state. Fox theater manager* of the district have been instructed to attend at the confab 'will afford opportunity for a gtnerit threshing out of the problem! confronting the theater business from both employe and employer angles, Manager Newman §»ld. Main conference will be held In El Tejon Hotel at 10 o'clock In the morn- Ing and out of this session are expected to come decisions and .announcements vitally affecting the future of the theater Industry, those arranging tho gathering asserted. ROTAlilGE City Law to Protect Beauty of NeVv Highway Asked; Girls Entertain Members of the Bakersfleld Rotary Club, through the organization's. board of directors, today went on record favoring a zoning ordinance within the city, to Insure beautlflcatlon of the new . Golden State highway within the city limits. The county already has an ordinance which Insures elimination of .unsightly buildings. Rotary proposes a city ordinance to coincide with the county law. Doctor F. Kenneth Hamlln, who was appointed to discuss the situation with other clubs of Bakersfleld, presented the plan to the club today. After the meeting, the club's board of directors decided to adopt his recommendations, nnd next Monday night members of the City Council will be presented with a petition requesting a zoning ordinance that will maHo the highway within the city a thing of beauty as well as a service to motorists. PatricR Speaks During .the - meeting today. Reverend William E. Patrick, president of the Bakersfleld Lions Club, delivered a brief address detailing activities of his organization's milk fund. Girls . under tho direction of Mrs. F. C. Knowles, a teacher at the Standard Grammar School, and a mother of one of the dancers, entertained members of the club with songs nnd dances. Mrs. Knowles, interested in the progress of the students', donates her time- after school, hours to Instruct the girls In tho art of danc- . Ing. A group of dancers, who performed an Irish Jig, Included Lois Knowles, Minnie Lee Warnock, Ruth Olerlch, Janet Graves, Winifred Ellis and Gladys Gunn. Other Numbers Dorothy Whiting executed a solo dance. Charlotte Watson sang a vocal solo, "Shanty In Old Shanty Town." "There's a Crowd" was sung by Qenevleve Dockery. Lois Knowles performed a Spanish dance. Janet Graves, accompanied at tho piano by Mrs. Hugh Graves, executed . a toe dance. Another group dance was offered by Lois Knowles, Mlhnlo Leo Warnock, Ruth Olerlch, Janet Graves, i Winifred Ellis and Gladys Qann. Frank Hornkohl arranged the pru- gram nnd accompanied all of tho dance numbers at the piano. Bakersfield and Taft to Be Represented During Yosemite Event Next Saturday and Sunday XTERN- county will have two can- •"dldatefl for the queenshlp of the third annual San Joaquln Valley- Sierra winter B ports carnival when that event la staged next Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15, at Yoaemlte'National Park. Lorena Fessier, beautiful Bakers- Held girl, and Catherine Flnlanson, attractive Taft resident,' will 'be Kern representatives In the femlnlno pulchritude contest. . ' Miss Fessler In sponsored by the Hotel 'Greetera and Mips Flnlanson' Is sponsored by the West Side Business Men's Club. Spirited Contest Because of the beauty of the many entrants this year, officials of tho carnival expect that the contest wjll s provo a highlight of the winter sports event. All of those entered In' the contest, and there are representatives from almost every city In the valley, are particularly lovely- Individuals. Thirty valuable trophies and prizes have been secured fqr the first and second high point winners of the many events for men, women, boys and girls. In addition, there will be a grand prize or trophy for the organization sponsoring the winning candidate for winter sports queen for 1933; a queen's trophy for the queen herself; a trophy for the winner of the men's all-around racing championship and n trophy for the -winning hockey team In the .game ^between the College of the Pacific «t Stockton and Fresno Stale College. Merchants of the valley have contributed these prizes for the promotion of the winter sports 'Industry In this section. Rolph to Attend Governor. James Rolph. Jr., will crown the winning queen candidate at a colorful pageant ceremony at the mammoth ice rink Saturday night. An elaborate program in a fairyland setting of Ice and snow will Include a costume carnival' In which -approximately 360 skaters will take part. Prizes will also be awarded for the best costumes worn. Information on hand at this time iri"- dlcates that there 'will be a record crowd present,- not only from tho valley communities, but ,also from San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and other points, according to carnival headquarters In" Fresno. SOCIALISM CLASS TO BEAT The class In modern scientific Social- Ism, organized under extension division of Rand School of Social Science, of New York City, will meet for the first time tomorrow night at the high school, It was announced today by Samuel S. White, leader of the class. The meeting will 'be held .In Room 7 of the administration building. The group has been meeting In a private office, pending the granting of the application for the use of a room In the high school. The application was granted and hereafter the class will meet every Friday night at the high school. J. L. Ker.chen, director of Workers' Education for :the state; will conduct tomorrow night's discussion. Enrollment In the class Is open to all young people and adults, and the public Is Invited to attend and take part In i the lesson discusslops. American Legion to Stage Smoker Here Annual smoker of Frank S. Reynolds Post, American Legion, will he held tonight In Legion hall. Through error It was previously announced for Wednesday -night. • The smoker, at which Homer Chall- laux, chairman of the California Legion department's Americanism commission, will be a guest, opens the post's annual membership "drive. Program of boxing and other entertainment, to bo . followed by refreshments, has been arranged. RESEARCH WORK BRINGS BIG SAVING FOR KERN GROWERS CURTAILMENT of exoeeslve cultivation, based on experimental test U plote and research of the extension service has resulted In a saving In operating expenses to Kern county farmers amounting to $217,500 during the last seven years since these Improved practices were recommended, according to' figures released by M. A. Lindsay, farm adviser. Field trials have proved that less cultivation did not reduce the crop 'yields while It did appreciably reduce the overhead expenses, according to the farm adviser, < Farmers during the last decade, with the disparity existing between the prices they have obtained for their produce and the prices they have been forced to pay for retail articles, have had to utlllie every scientific expedient available to cut down their operating costs'. TREE PLANTERS PLAN TO CLOSE WARNED OF PEST Much of Kern County's Soil Nematode Infested, Says Assistant Adviser With prospects for fruit growing slightly more hopeful, Kern county growers are beginning to plant trees, according to N. D. Hudson, assistant farm adviser, who calls attention to the fact that much or the soil hero, as in most warm countries; la Infested with nematodcs. So far tho only rpotstock for fruit trees known to be resistant to this pest Is the apricot, Hudson said. For this reason, peaches and plums especially should be on this root. Many failures could he prevented by adoption of this practice. The apricot la not the best rootstock for these fruits on clean land. Growers who are sure that they have clean land not Infested with nematodes can do better by using other rootstock, Mr. Hudson stated. Information concerning the best stocks to use Is available at the Kern adviser's office, 107 courthouse, Bakersfield. With normal recovery in general conditions Kern growers who plant fruit trees now will find surplus troubles . less severe when their orchards come Into bearing," ho continued. In recent years plantings of deciduous fruits have been very small, and not sufficient In the case of many varieties to replace the old two which are going out. Then, too, there has been quite a little removal of orchards. When the Outlook report for California Is Issued In mid-February, It is expected to indicate several types of fruit trees whose planting would seem advisable on the basis of past nnd present production trends. Some of the crops In which surplus has been heaviest such as cling peaches, are likely to be on this list, Mr. Hudson said. FAST AIR SCHEDULE Expected to place Bqkersfleld within 17 hours of New York City, Richard W. Robbins, president of Transcontinental nnd Western Air, and Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, chairman of tho technical committee and supervisor of construction programs for the organl- latlon, today jointly announced a new 16-hour schedule for coast-to-coast air mall, passenger and express service connecting Los Angeles and New York. The service will begin March 1, ac- eorfllnR to Walter Brown, traffic representative In Bakersfield. There Is a strong possibility, he said, that direct connections will be arranged In Los Angeles with the TWA planes serving Bakersfleld and the east-west planes without layover In L/oa Angeles. New Northrup planes will be Used on the 16-hour schedule. Known as the 'Delta type, they aro of alUmetal, low-wing monoplane construction and will cruise at 187 miles per hour with a revenue load of more than 2000 pounds. Baptist Pipe Organ Arrives; Strong Invited to Dedicate (United Prc»a Leased SACRAMENTO, Jan. 12.—Cover- nor Rolph/ today appointed former Aiiemblyman Robert L. Patterson of Taft to represent the state of California at a national Interstate' conference of leglalatora at Waih- Ington,' O. C., February 3. In a telegram addressed to Henry W. Toll, director of the American Legislators Association at Chicago, the governor said: "In my opinion It IB essential that sources of tax revenue should be allocated a* between the states and the federal government, and I feel the American Legislators Association IB to be commended for Initiating the Interstate conference of legislator*. "Because, of the traveling time required It will not be* possible for me or any of my fiscal officials of California to be present, «o I am sending as my representative the Hon. Robert L. Patterson, whom I feel IB thoroughly qualified." Patterson IB a member of the board of managers of the American Leglalatora Association. , : Attend Joint Rites Conducted in Delano Several Bakersfleld people attended the joint installation service for officers of Delano arid Wasco 'organisa- tions of Royal' Neighbors in Delano recently. The ceremonies were performed by the Installing staff of the Fresno camp. Those attending from here were Mr, and Mrs. I. C. Baker, Miss Iva McFeeley, Miss Luclnda Wolverton and Glenn Davidson. - •-** - KELLOQQ AT PASADSNA PASADENA, Jan. 12. (U. P.)— Frank B. Kellogg, former secreUiry of state, nnd Mrs. Kellogg, were here today for a brief winter visit. Mr. and Mrs. Kellogg motored leisurely across the country from their home in St. .Paul. ROUMANIAN CABINET QUITS BUCHAREST, Roumanla, Jan. 18. (U. P,)— The cabinet headed by Premier Julius Manlu resigned today. The resignation was due to revival of old differences between Maniu and King Carol. < STRONG, famous San V Francisco organist, has been 'ln- •viteA to play the dedication recital on the new organ at First Baptist church, which arrived January 2 and Is now, being Installed. Mr. Strong plays In one of the large churches, of .the bay city and Is heard each morning at K o'clock over the radio on the Shell Happy Time hour. The Instrument Is being Installed under'the direction of Leo F. Schoen- Bteln and hUs son, Leo Bchoonsteln, the latter representing the third generation of a family of pipe organ specialists. Leo F. Schoensteln wax superintendent of the largest organ manufactory In California for many years during which time he built organs which are operating today In all sections of the 'state. Shipment was mado two weeks ahead of schedule that the Instrument might be ready for revival meetings beginning February 12. The organ Is a two manual pedal instrument built by M. P. Moell^r, Inc;, of Hagerstown, Md. There are 21 stops controlling 810 pipes In 11 ranks, with provision for the. addition of chimes. The largest are 16- foot pipes of which there are. three; the smallest pipes are five Inches In length. .( . / •• True Church Type The, organ la of true church type, using low wind pressure to obtain Holld deep tone* dignity. It was especially designed and built for the auditorium of the new church. The organ chambers aro so built us to be Invisible from the auditorium. The outlet of sound from each ohambei* Is through Independent expression shades resulting In the entire organ being under expression. Some llttlA unification and extension of stops has been done, but these were- carefully designed to avoid any possible intereference with good ensemble. ' Thoroughly Modern The Instrument ID thoroughly modern, using the electro-pneumatic system of operation throughout. There are three seperate tremulos, one each for the great organ, the swell organ and the vox humnna. There are seven Indicator lights showing the or. ganist the exact position of the various expression control pedals. Eleven combination pistons are Included. These may be set before the playing; of a selection so that the slightest touch wl|l bring Into position, any desired combination of the 21 available stops, and also register this visibly. ISoch set of pipes will be regulated In power to suit the acoustics of the auditorium, after the organ haa been installed. North-of-River Association to File Protest Against Intended Action At the annual meeting of the North- of-the-Rlver Association last night when Incumbent officers were reelected for a second term, the association also voted to protest the closing of the Pierce road railway crossing nnd the first crossing north of the BenrdHley school. Both roads huvc been closed on the propoped new- highway route. Residents of 'tho districts are protesting the closures, according to a report presented at tho mooting by A. B. 'Fleck. Petitions of protest will be prepared und will bu presented to the Kern County Planning Commission nnd to tho Stnta Railway Commission. Warren Stockton, president, conducted tho session. In addition to Mr. Stockton, other officers re-elected were: H. J. Hath, vice-president; N. H. Farnham, secretary; and G. E. dims, treasurer. Committee heads appointed by Mr. Stockton Include: Entertainment, W. S. Buchner; highway, A. L. Phillips; publicity, N. H. Farnham; scouts, II. J. Hath, welfarn and "engineer," A. C. Wattenbarger. J. K. Mc-Alplne was also a speaker at the meeting, talking on tho proposed Bakersficld Memorial Park. The meeting was preceded by a dinner served at 7 o'clock by the women *>f the Olldale Congregational church at the Community Club hall. Folks and Facts * * * * * * Bits of Hotel Gossip * * * * * * Local Brevities E. R. Nash, of the Cousins Tractor Company, Hanford, Is a guest at Hotel El Tejon today, while <n Bakersfleld attending the Illustrated lecture staged here by his concern. Among those at Hotel El Tejon today is Harry Mansfield, representative of the Union Ice Company, from Los Angeles, Who Is In Bakersfleld on u business mission for his firm. Safeway Stores, inc., has Thomas Lindsay of Los Angeles here today on business, and he la making his home at Hotel El Tejon. Representing the Dohrmann Hotel Supply Company, of Los Angeles, James Willis Is here, and Is stopping at Hotel El Tejon. Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Kuehnert have moved to 2415 H street. Mrs. Kuehnert will be rememberi-d as tho former Betty McCarty. Among Insurance representatives registered at Hotel Padre aro R. R. Gordon, Charles 12. Gale und B. W. Hodman of Fresno, mid F. E, 'Chadwick and R. II. Davis of, Son Francisco. H. J. Etehegary, Los Angeles cattle buyer, Is a Kern visitor, nnd Is stopping at the Padre. Farthest from home among Padre guests is Charles A. M, Graham of lu-mer, Minn. He Is accompanied by Mrs. Belje Graham of Oakland. J. J. Regan, B. H. Barnes and B. S. Minor, executives of Regan Forge St Tool Company, Los Angoles, aro guests at the Padre while transacting business here. James Ryan in City for Legion Meeting James Ryan, former resident of Bakersfleld and now u business man of Bleber, Lassen county, returned today to visit with friends, and to attend the Frank S. Reynolds post, American Legion, smoker, scheduled for tonight. Mr. Ryan, who was well known here, was vice-commander of the local Legion pont when he left Bnkersfleld, and at present is commander of the Waller-WoortmanBoe post. No. 440, American Legion, at Bleber. CARD OF THANKS Wo wislr to express our appreciation for the many floral offerings und acts of .kindness during our recent bereavement. (Signed) MR. AND MRS. I. B. DRENNAN, MR. AND MRS. C. I. DRENNAN AND FAMILY. LACK OF FUNDS investigation of recent state-wide hotel room robberies, cen- trulized in Bakersfield with the return here of two men believed to have taken more than $80 from patrons of one local hotel in a single night, hit a snug today when garage and hotel attaches failed to identify the pair. The men held are Charles A. Walsh, 24, and George W. Ford, 30, both of Detroit, Mich. The"y were brought here early this morning from Fresno by Sergeant J. H. Brady and Officer Knight after they had been arrested on the Golden State highway by State Highway Patrol- mam Max Williams of Fresno county. Police allege the pair was travel- Ing south In the name machine in which the two men believed to have looted vatrons of the local hotel left->— - : less than 24 hour* before. Police expressed disappointment when an attempt to identify the prisoners In headquarters failed. Deny Former Visit. Both Walsh and Ford deny they have ever been In Bakersfield before. A search by deputy sheriffs of the car In which they were traveling revealed 11 pass keys of various types, two files, 11 hotel directory and other papers, Sergeant Brady said. Burglary of tho rooms In the local hotel was discovered early Wednesday and the two men were arrested near Fresno last night. Police said tho car boro the same license platos as that which left Hotel Pndro , garage at Bakersflold at B o'clock Wednesday morning. Tho garage attendant Haid he had previously been Instructed to have the automobllu "warmed up" and ready to go. Tells of 8. F. Trip Both Walsh iinrt Ford told officers. that they spent Tuesday night at the Hotel Lankcr.shlm In Hun Francisco. Tho names which they used at tho bay city hotfll wero not found on tile registry, a checkup revealed lato last night. The men told officers that they had been In tho buy illwtrlct for the past four days nnd that previous to that tlmn they hail been In .Seattle where Walsh and Ford were visiting a sister of tho former. A search of Walsh's pockets yielded a 'total of $108 consisting of four $20 bills, two $10 bills and tho remainder In silver. DELANO, Jan. 12.— One of the two prominent Wasoo matrons who woro seriously Injured Tuesday In an automobile iircldont was tnltcn to har home today from Delano Emergency Hospital. She was Mrs. J. C. Ohiin- neson. Mrs. W. O. Ulery, the other woman Injured, was the most seriously hurt anil remains nt the hospital. Originally It was reported that Mrs. Ohnnneson was the most seriously Injured, but that report was erroneous. Mrs. Ulcry Is suffering from a wrenched back, an injured eye, cuts and bruises and shock. Mrs. Ohan- neson suffered from shock, cuts and bruises. Both women are prominent In woman's club work. They woro en route to Portervllln when their automobile skidded off tho highway and overturned' several times. SLASH OF EXTENSION Kern County Farm Bureau la joining with the state federation and tho national Farm Bureau Federation In protesting In advance any attempt to curtail the budgets of tho extension service, according to T. M. Martin, president of tho farm bureau hern. One of the few consistent benefits to agriculture throughout the nation has heen the agricultural extension service, according to tho farm bureau head here. Ho quotes E. A, O'NoIl, national president of the bureau, as being prc- pnred through this great agency to fight any move to curtail appropriations for the agricultural extension service. Kern Student Wins Contest at College John Wilcox of Bakersfleld, a freshman at Pomona College, Clnremont, received the highest score In his class In the agility tests recently completed by the department of physical education. He had a rating of 331.8. He in a member of tho freshman football and track teams. The agility test In given to every student of the college and, where tho score falls below H fixed minimum, corrective exercises are prescribed. 1 Senate Passes Wagy Oil Bill at Sacramento i I'rett Leaned Wire) SACRAMENTO, Jan. 12.—The Senate passed today a resolution introduced by Senator J. I. Wagy, Bakersfleld, memorializing Congress to return control of the Midway Naval Oil Reserve In Kern county from the navy department to the department of interior. Wagy explained the field IB no longer suitable as a naval oil reserve and that If transferred to the Interior department, the state would realize about $375,000 annually In royalties and Kern county could collect about $250,000 a year taxation on the land. The resolution was sent to the Assembly for consideration. Inquest Into DroAvning of Albert Young Held Here by Coroner Houze Bereft of funda and friends, Albert Young, 56, former Standard Oil Company employe, chose death In the waters of the Stlnc canal extension, rather than face a life of continued privation. Such was tho gist of testimony given yesterday when Coroner N. C. Houzu held an Inquest Into the man's death nnd the Jury returned a verdict of suicide. Young's body was found In tha cnnnl last week. The body was unidentified for several hours, but finally "Johnny" JuhnsOn, well-known East Hrtkcrsfleld clgf,r .stand operator, identified the remains. The former oil worker, according to Inquest testimony, received $1200 "bonus from the Standard Oil Company when hl.s services of H score of yeur.s with that concern were ended about 12 months ago. When the money wan gone, he attempted to pawn a watch, but that maneuver Tb obtain funds failed. Declaring himself lacking in finances and frlenrts, and facing a life of destitution, Young uttered sul- slde threats and put them Into effect. Former friends art attempting, to raise a fund to bury the body. The remains are at the Bakersfleld l^u- neral Home. ALFALFA CROPS Alfalfa growers of the county should use winter irrigation practices, according to Jf. A. Lindsay, farm adviser here. Growers seeking to Improve. their yields for 19.13 may do so through winter applications of water, according to the farm adviser. This winter application will penetrate the strata to a depth of from G to 12 feet and make summer applications more efficient. This practice Is especially good on heavy soils where water penetrates slowly. Those spots that show up as short hay with poor yields will be aided considerably, says Lindsay. The application of winter water may be heavier thnn summer In order to penetrate tho.se lower levels of soil whore the iilfulfa roots are very valuable In the securing of plant food. Invite Inventors to Conference in L. A. Bakersfleld and Kern residents with an Inventive twist In their make-up are Invited to attend the National Inventors' Congress, which will be held In Los Angeles, on March 21-25. i Literature- and Information about the congress will be forwarded to anyone.- Headquarters of the organization are at the Alexandria hotel in, LOH Angeles. Albert Q. Burns Is" president. During the month of February, a member of the organization's staff may visit >l!akersflald, nnd discuss "New Inventions Breaking the Backbone of the Depression," at civic clubs, officials of the Bakersfleld Civic Commercial Association said. - *-»-» Kern Golfers Will Compete in Visalia Stockdale Country Club golfers will meet the Visalia club Sunday In a match over the Visalla course, It waa announced here today. Stockdule golfers are urged to turn out In force to make the trip north to meet the capable Vlsallans. The one-day Interclub tournament will be started at 9 u. in. Sunday. Contestants are urged to be on time for the match. Veterans' Luncheon Club Will Convene Important meeting of the Veterans' Luncheon Club in St. Francis cafe Friday noon was announced today by Lewis Burtch, skipper of the organization. All veteran!! are being requested to attend. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sincere appreciation for the many deeds of "kindness uncl sympathy extended to j UN clurlng dur recent bereavement. the death of our dear bolovud, Wll- rl Clulll. (Signed) MRS. W. E. GUILL AND SON, WAYNE, MR. AND MRS. J. S. GUILL AND FAMILY.

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