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, £•••• ! THE BAKfcRSFIELD CALIFORNIAN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 1933, := INDIANA m ^ TU • ' 1 n » . ii« NLLJEIIL Air Attack Effective in Breaking Concentration of Defenders TWO BIG NEW LINERS ENTER PACIFIC TRADE LEAGUE BELIEVES ACCORD REMOTE Rumor U. S. Influence at Geneva Causes Firmer Anti-Nippon Stand MURDER ENDS PA&K TRYST p^~X v -f <, t X -\ * •> 3 •> ! J"> +-• (Associated Press Lcatctl Wire) E Japanese have resumed their • attack from the air on Chinese otcfenders oC northeastern Jeliol, Bombing tlie winter trenches with such good effect, military leaders iitorted, that the Chinese volun- ijjer concentration at Tungllao was T r.6ken up. ' Meantime In Geneva the League m. Nations conciliation committee i 'tis reported to have concluded that the possibility of conciliation is more •remote than ever. There wore many jjumors charging that the American i&fluencc hud brought about a shift In ffcvor of .1 firmer policy toward Japan. ; The Japanese delegate, however, •was Instructed by his government to Sislst that the 'committee's proposal ft) Invite participation by.nonmembors 4jf the league be omitted from any Suggestions for settlement. HINESE ARMY §ONCENTRATING J TOKIO, Jan. 17. (A. P.)—Japanese Airplanes bombed Chinese troops In We Kallu district In northeast Jehol province Monday for the second suc- ijesslve day, it was learned here to- J Japanese reports from Tungllao, the JFapanese barracks near the Jehot- Jlanchurlan border, told of the air at- Here are the two newest American liners soon to make their homes at Pacific ports:' Above, the new $8,000,000 Oceanic liner Lurllne en route'to San Francisco on maiden voyage. A sister ship of the Monterey and Marl- posa, she will operate from San Francisco and Los Angeles to Hawaii, Samoa, FIJI, New Zealand and Australia. Below-Is the departure from New York of the palatial pew Grace liner Santa Paula, second of a fleet of four passenger and freight vessels for the New York-to-Seattle service, via Panama Canal, , Central America, and California ports. The Santa Paula has a 20-knot speed. ' * Japanese military leaders expressed the view that the air bombings plus Slnternal discords" were breaking up Qie Chinese volunteer concentration |jt that point. This, they believed,, was preventing a contemplated attack an Tungllao by the CAiInoso. i 1 After the first" Japanese air raid Sunday, the Japanese residents of Tungllao, an Important railway center, were ordered to seek safety •within the Japanese barracks because $ Chinese counter-attack was anticipated. t Tho largest Chinese army in Jehol province to defend that northern gate- tvay to the ancient capital of Pelplng j &nd the Mongolia interior against a projected Japanese Invasion has been concentrating in the Kailu district Several days. § Annex Jehol, Plan J Movements of Japanese troops also Indicated It a principal scene of ao- llvlty in their campaign to annex Je- INCREASE IN PRICES OF WOOL FORECAST (United Press Leased Wire) PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 17.—A forecast that wool prices will stage a sharp rally to keep apace with an Increasing demand ,wns before the forty-seventh annual midwinter meeting of tho Arizona Wool Growers Association hero today. The prediction wni) voiced by E. O. Oglcsby of San Angelo, Texas, who reported a "considerable Inquiry" for wool since January 1. "If this movement .develops, It gives promise prices will Improve," Oglesby said. The speaker is In charge of operations for thn National Wool Marketing Corporation. '{' The convention urged reduction In state land'.rentals and forest grazing fees. ONLY COTTON, WHEATJPNIENTS (Continued From Page One) State May Employ Outside Architect (Continued on Page Thirteen) ( Associated Press Leased SAN FHANCISCO. Jan. 17.— Attorney-General U. S. Webb advised George B. McDougall, state architect, today that It is legal for the state to hire an outside architect to draw up plans for an unnamed "now stuto hospital for tho insane" and to charge. hiH fee against the appropriation for the hospital. * _ 3 f • t. I I excccs exportable surplus of cotton would not be affected In the samo way, If the plan Is successful, as would wheat." He explained that 00 per cent of the cotton crop Is available for export, whereas almost the entire wheat crop Is for use domestically. Smith said he personally favored plan whereby the government wouk buy up the cotton surplus this year and sell It back on credit In propor tlonato amounts to those farmers wh agreed to make drastic production cuts. Regarding .Cotton The cotton would be held until fal and then resold, presumably at profit due to Increased market price resulting from lower production an the lack of a surplus. ' Smith said he believed the tran faction -could be carried out under th regional agricultural credit corpora tlons set up under tho Reconstructlo Finance Corporation act, which h said had "almost, unlimited credit an discount privileges." t went' over that with the gov ernor In detail," he said, "and ho sal the thing for tho cotton people to d Is to get together and decide if the prefer that plan'." "He said," Smith continued, "it would bo agreeable to him for the cotton people to agree on some plan which would adopt cotton to the bill and to Include their Idea of what would give relief to cotton. Wants Eliminations "He was not familiar with the details of tho bill as lt«passed tho House, but he did insist that dairy products, peanuts, hogs, etc.—in a word all but cotton and wheat—be eliminated, and that .cotton be so modified as to meet what in tho opinion of the cotton people warf tho thing to do. Smith said tho president-elect's first Dramatic Hearing; Fate With Lawmakers; Jos. Scott's Oratory Thrills LATE BULLETIN SACRAMENTO, Jan. 17. (A. P.) The Senate committee consider' Ing Senator Arthur H. Breed's constitutional amendment cutting state and county school costs 20 per cent and Senator R. R. Ingels' amendment reducing district school costs tent^them back to the Senats today without recommendation. The commlttss tablrfd Breed's amendment empowering the Legislature to determine school apportionments. . These amendments were debated at length yesterday by legislators, educators and state officials. Rev ' turning the amendments to the Senate without recommendation throws them open to floor cbnsid-- . eratlon, (United Press Leased Wire),' SACRAMENTO, Jan. 17.—Defenders of California's present method of financing her public school system rested.their case with.the .State Leg- slaturo today. Following the most drariiatlc committee hearing of tho jresent session, before tho Senate committee on constitutional amendments, tho committee today took up the problem of choosing one of throe different methods of effecting economies in education. The hearing took jlaco In the crowded Senate chambers, with scores of young women teachers present to applaud the speakers for Lhelr side of the argument. Seldom had a more diversified group of debaters appeared In the Senate chambers. Farm leaders, livestock men, real estate brokers, county supervisors and'club women appeared to champion or oppose the measures. Jo*. Scott Thrills Probably the most colorful speaker of the group was Joseph Scott, Los Aiiffeles attorney, who held the audience spellbound while he bitterly assailed any plan to reduce state guarantees of public school support. Senator Arthur H. Breed, Oakland, author of two proposed constitutional Denial of Right to See Transcript of Case Is •Termed Unfair SAYS ONLY OBJECT IS TO INJURE HIM Declares Is Impeded 'in Effort to Meet False Testimony (United Press Leased Wire) OAQRAMENTO, Jan. 17.—"Unfair and scandalous" was Governor Rolph's description of the Senate commute Investigating his administration, for denying him the right to see the transcript of testimony. Pointing out that Senator J, M. Iu- mau had promised him a copy of tho transcript as soon as It was typed, the governor, in a letter to Inman, said that the first day's transcript proved to be "incomplete and garbled." Foes Favored, Claims "I protested," he said, "and in the press you blamed the inexpertncss of the stenographers for the Incompleteness of tho transcript. It Wns unfortunate, however, that tho testimony which was garbled was testimony of Highway Commissioner T. A. Reardon, who asked an opportunity to testify nm.l who refuted the testimony of Colonel Garrison. Witnesses called by your committee and hostile to the governor seem to have fared better In the transcript. "Today I read In the papers an announcement attributed to you In which you state that criticism will be avoided In the future by reserving the transcript for tho sole use of the committee. Scores Probe Methods "That is to say, that, In order that I may no longer check the transcript or discover future errors, omissions and falsifications, you Intend to hide the garbled and Incomplete transcript from the governor and from public view, using it, however, as the basis of your committee's report. "This conduct on the part of the committee Is unfair and scandalous. The way to avoid criticism Is not by hiding a ftilse transcript but by making a correct transcript. "AVhlle your committee was appointed to 'Investigate' all branches of the state government, it is manifest that your objective IB really to dig up matters detrimental to the governor Home Burned, Defender Killed Before He Is Subdued SHERIFF AMONG VICTIMS OF ROW ' -f Quarrel Has Inception Over Ownership of Tree At this trysttng place In Falrmount Park, Philadelphia, guards found the body of Rose MeCloskey, 19, who had been attacked and beattn to death. She had gone to the park to meet Dennis Boyle, 29, who was found wandering along the street In a semi-conscious condition after a severe beat- Ing. A patrolman Is shown guarding the spot where the body was found. thought had been to one product, wheat. try tho bill on TEMPTING FRAGRANCE • bjett&r l&wur, Lruwr codb Tree Tea meets today's budgets and at the same time gives you the finest tea you ever drank. Only the tender top-leaves of first picked, highest grown teas are used. That's why Tree Tea has •uch a pleasing, delicate flavor. Try this M-J'B product. "BLENDED TO AMERICA'S TASTE" amendments, one of which would abol Ish fixed charges for school support and the other reduce the amount from $30 to $24 per pupil, was the first speaker.' "If the teachers will not help out- In this calamity .that 'faces tho tax- payei'B, It "is hardly fair to ask other agencies to assume-the whole burden of retrenchment," he said. "I dare the school lobby to submit to the people of California this question' of curtailing public school costs." Proposing to lot the present state apportionment remain as It Is, but reduce the counties' obligation to "match" this amount, Senator R. R. Ingels, Potter VaU«y, said his plan would result in an annual saving of $15,000,000. Third Plan The third plan, and fhe one that apparently mustered ,mbre support than the others, wa* by Senator H. C. Jones, Han Jose, who" would cut district school taxes by one-third, for a saving of $20,000,000. Vlerllng Kersey, state superintendent of public Instruction, declared that the iBreed plan were adopted. It ould likely result In closing a large uniber of elementary schools. Keroy was supported In this stand by Vlllard S. G Ivans, Oakland superln- ildcnt of schools. and the departments under the gover- TREE TREE TEA TEA ORAN6E PEKOE &• PEKOE (BLACK) -AND GREEN JAPAN (Associated Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 17—Federal Judge Harold Louderback's personal appearance before tho House Judiciary committee was concluded today after the California Jurist, whose official record Is under Investigation, had been on tho stand four hours. Testimony was behind closed doors. It was the first time the Judge had appeared. ! I^ist September, a subcommittee [took testimony In San Francisco. L,ast wecik I.ouderbuck requested u personal hearing, and hurried across tho continent when It was granted. Ilcpresentatlvo La. Ouardln, Republican, New York, sponsor of the in- vestlgatlng resolution, as prosecutor, dlrectud Louclerback'a attention to various sections of tho testimony taken In California and tho Judgo niiido hiH statements accordingly. Tho committee took no Immediate action. SEEKS $11, NEW STATE REVENUE Wall Paper Sale Any Pattern, Regardless of Price: 10 Cents Per Single Roll BORDER, lc YARD National Lead Co. of California 1631 Nineteenth Street Phone 2429 Lionel Barrymore to Be Rialto Star "Thn Washington Masquerade," t drama concerned with tho lobbyls racket In tho national capital with Lionel llrxrrymoro in a dominant roll ua a senator who falls victim to I woman's wiles, Is the attraction com ing to tho Rialto Cheater tomorrov and Thursday. The picture In basei on the Henry Bernstein play, "Th Claw," in which Barrymore scored on of his greatest stage performances It was adapted to the screen by Joh Aloehan and the noted political writer Samuel G.. Blythe, and was dlrecte by Charles Brabln who ( filmed "Th Beast of tho City" and "Tho We Parade.'V EXILE RETURNS MEXICO CITY, Jan. 17. (U. P.)— I'rofeBsor Aurello Manrlque, ono of th leaders of tho 1929 revolution, who wa oxlled lo tho United States, has re turned 10 Mexico with tho govern 'incnt'H permission to remain here, th i u'nnuunuud today. (United Press Leased Wire) SACRAMENTO, Jan. 17.—Two nw- or tax bills, based on findings of the tttt'e tax research bureau and provld- ig Increased state revenue estimated t $11,000,000 per blenniuni, were be- oro tho state. legislature lodoy. The first, Introduced by. Senator Bert B. Snyder, Santa Cruz, provides for n ax on all motor trucks with a gross weight of 6000 pounds or more on tho lasts of weight and mileage operated. Under present laws tho truck tax s based on the basis'of u per cent of gross receipts and aBsertedly falls o reach many contract haulers not Icensed as common carriers. This .ax nets $2,000,000 an compared with an estimated $12,000,000 per blenniuni for tho new proposal. Thn second measure was Introduced by ' Assemblyman B. J. Pelgenbaum, Ban Francisco, to equalize bank taxes. It would establish a 2 per cent net Income tax plun additional Income tax to balance personal property taxes paid locally by corporations. Banks pay no person'al property tax untter existing laws. nor. Efforts Impeded "Yet you will deny me an Inspection of the transcript of the evidence, and thus Impede me in supplying witnesses to meet false • testimony, and you propose to base your report pn.'iji transcript whose falsity: you acknowledged after I exposed' It. 1 "I demand that you comply with your promise that a transcript of the testimony will be supplied to me and that you supply a complete and truthful tran'scrlpt." PLAN 1DENT BATTLE IN FARM Rodents and blue prints, India Ink and parallel rulers, thumb tacks and ernBers—no one ever, heard of a gfn- eral without his maps. All military/ campaigns are conceived on the single rtlmensioiial plane of a map and executed Jn 'the ; four dimensions of life. While all IB -more' or hjss quet on the western front, F. E. Bradshaw, Commissioner L. A. Butch's chief of rodent control staff Is now preparing for a concerted spring campaign against Kern county rodents in the endless warfare waged In central California to control ground squirrels. Initial steps of the campaign are being taken. This means Florence Smetzer, chief cartographer of the agricultural commissioner's office, Is preparing the township maps for the rodent control campaign with poisoned gas and grain this spring. All squirrel Infested nreas are being plotted by townships and sections for the guidance of rodent control crews and for tho assessment of charges required by law for tho work. » • * .—' . Colombian Fleet on Way to War Zones (United'l'reM Leased Wire) MANAOS, Brazil, Jan. 17.—Tho Colombian fleet of three gunboats and a ENDED BY DEATH Accused Slayer Takes Poison; Case Is Declared to Be ' "Perfect" Murder (Associated Press Leased Wire) LONDON, Jan. 17.—Samuel James Furnace, who- was In custody on a charge of murdering his friend, Walter Spatchett, died early today In St. Pancras Hospital from tho effects of self-administered poison. Ever since Furnace was found suffering from the poison in a Kentish- Town (a London quarter) police station cell early yesterday, tho doctors and staff of the hospital worked desperately to save his life but without avail. Thus ended another phase of one of the most amazing dramas to grip England In many years and the climax of one of the most dramatic murder hunts in the history of Scotland Yard. Spatchett was the victim of what was described as an all but "perfect murder." A burned body, found January 3 In the charred rulna of Furnace's workshop and office, where he carried on construction work, was at first Identified as his own. The unexpected discovery of bullet wounds at a rogtlne Inquest led to the Identification of the body as Spatchett's. Furnace was finally found In a south end boarding house Sunday, where he had remained almost continuously In "his bed, fcomplalnlng of Illness, spending the time reading a stack of detective stories. The. motive- for tho- slaying of Spatchett, a bill, collector,' was not established. '* DO NOT QUALIFY All Are County Treasurers; Fail to Make Bond as Required by Law (Associated Press Leased Wire) DENVER, Colo., Jan. 17.—Twenty ounty treasurers, duly elected and certified but still on the outside look- Ing in, gathered around State Treasurer-elect Homer F. Bedford today nnd demanded that something be done. The twenty, with Bedford, have failed to make bond as required by law and are barred from taking the offices to which they were elected. The disconsolate 20 dominated the opening of the annual state convention of. the Treasurers. Association of The association County quickly declared Itself In favor of a pending bill which would establish a state fund for the bonding of state and county officers and another bill creating a state depository for state, county, municipal and school district funds. - - . • The treasurers have been unable to obtain commercial bond because, under Colorado law, they are liable for county funds In failed banks. The bonding companies, with no reflection on the treasurers-elect, have declined o take the risk. Pending settlement of the difficulty, >redecesKors of Bedford and the others lave held over. TWO WOMAN FLYERS I FACING FORECLOSURE (United Press Leased Wire) ' NAIROBI, Africa, Jan. 15.—Miss Joan Page and Miss Audrey Sale- Barker, British woman flyers, were rescued from^the wild Kenya bush today by an airplane searching party and placed In a nursing home here to recover from .Injuries received when their plane crashed near Lake Magadi. . Miss Page, daughter of the chief Justice of Burma, Sir Arthur Page, suffered a ' fractured leg. Miss Page is a professional pilot.. Miss. Sale- Barker suffered a head wound. The women were flying to England after a holiday flight to Cape Town. FromL.A.toN.Y.by Plane in 14 Hours (United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 17.—A new record for a transcontinental coimner- clal airplane flight was established today when an express plane of the Air Express Corporation arrived . at Floyd Bennett Field at tor a H-hour trip from Los Angeles. • The plane left the west coast at 4 p. m. eastern standard time with Rudely Jones at the rontrolH.' At Wichita, Kan., Harry Van l.iew took over the. pilot's Job and brought It to New York. (United Press Leased Wire) DES'MOINES, .Iowa, Jan.: 17.—President Hoover's cousin, a.: .farmer, Is threatened with a mortgage foreclosure, the predicament facocl'.by many other tillers of the soil In the ml'ddle- west, It was disclosed today. A. E. Hoover, of Grand- Meadow, Mlnri'., cnme to Dea Molnes accompanied by sympathetic neighbors to seek a settlement with the Des Molnes joint stock land bank which holds -a mortgage on his farm. Interest on the mortgage was pAst due and Hoover was ready, he sn'ld to sign a deed relinquishing possession of hiH farm but he wants assurance that a deficiency judgment won't be brought ngnlnst him ' LATE BULLETIN GARY, Ind., Jan. 17. (A. P.)— A cbroner's physician decided late today that Mike Lantare, 67-year- old 'farmer, committed suicide In his barricaded home after he had , killed ' two men and stood off scores iof police and deputies for hours. The physician, Doctor J. • R. Doty, said a medical examination showed the crazed farmer had held the muzzle of a .38 caliber pistol against the roof of his mouth and sent a bullet through t his brain. (Aeiociatcd Press Leased Wire) G ARY, Ind., 'jail. 17— Mike Lan- tare, a farmer, suddenly turned berserk, fought off police in a llve- hour siege of his home that ended last midnight with Lantare and a neighbor slain, Sheriff Roy»F. Hoi- ley fatally wounded, and half dozen others Injured. Flghttug with the cunning of madness, Lantare matched his shotgun and revolver against nearly all the Implements of modern warfare as he beat back charging police officers for hours. A rain of hundreds of bullets from high- powered rifles, machine guns and "revolvers poured into the simple two- story farm homo where he had barricaded himself. Home Burned Only after an armed car had carried officers to tho doorway of the home at Ross, a small nearby town, and torches had Bet' fire to the frame building, were police nMo to gain entry to the Improvised fort. In the second-story room, crouched before a picture of the Virgin Mary, police saw the madman. Fearing Lantare might bo feigning death -to trap'them, they discharged their revolvers Into his body. Examination Indicated he might have fallen victim to the earlier bullets. Daughters Collapse Laura and Nancy Lantare, 18 and 20 years old, daughters of the maddened farmer, watnhcd the weird struggle that ended with the farm house In flames that Illumined the powder-smeared faces of the attackers. They fainted when tho body. of their father was curried from • the burning homo. The strange battle which Lantare fought for hour 8 against unequal odds, had started in late afternoon in a seemingly'minor Incident. The farmer had come upon Alvin and Lawrence Boettner, two neighbors, sawing a tree. He ordered them, to go away. Louis Boettner, 70, father of the pair, interceded, and said .they had a right tp saw up the tree. . Neighbor First Victim Lantare, whose daughters told police "they had feared for two years he was going mad, left without a word and he seeks to rent the place back. Hoover, said his father and 1 President's father were Brothers. the nnd returned With his shotgun. He fired both barrels at close range at Louis Boottner, killing him Instantly. The sons fled. Summoned by the sons, Sheriff Hoi- ley went to Lantare's home with four deputies. . » A riot call brought 100 officers 'from Gary, Crown, Point and other nearby cities. They surrounded thfc house (Continual on Page Thirteen) transport, mobilized on the middle reaches 'of the Amazon, sailed today for the upper river to recapture the disputed port of Lettcla from Peruvians. Peruvian authorities previously had announced If tho fleet moved on Le- tlcla, it would mean war. It will take the fleet about 10 days to reach Its domination. for Shuler May Seek Senate, Rolph's Job (United Pras Leased^Wire) LOS ANOELES, Jan. 17.—The Rev. Robert P. (Bob) Shuler, "fighting pastor" of the Methodist Episcopal Church, will run for governor of California or the United States Senate at tho next election, he announced today. Shulor'H announcement camo on the, hnelB of a Supremo Court decision which upheld action of" the federal radio roinmlHsKMi In ordering his radio station, KUlBi 1 ', fl'Sun tho air. Throats .,'. Ingredient* of Vicks VapoRub 'MEDICATED COUGH DROP i Growing Deaf With Head Npises?Jry This If you are growing hard of hearing, suffer from head noises, due to catarrh or fear catarrhal deafness, you should know of the Internal medicine which has already brought blessed ro- lluf to thousands of catarrh sufferers. Secure fr6m your druggist 1 ox. 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