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THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIA^', FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 1933 15 Alleged J. P. Symes Benefited Financially in Certain Lease Negotiated (Continued From Page Two) to Bftrrett and Hllp, San Francisco contractors. That n second agreement wns signed on th(S same day, as the first, which permitted the state to buy the building for Us actual cost -plus a profit of $100,000 to tho owners. • , M«ge« on Stand Harry H. Magee, Snn Francisco real ' estate dealer, admitted that he was Introduced to .Holland A, Vanrtegrlft, state director of finance, by Symes. , '.'pid the fact he was Governor Rolph's' son-in-law have anything to do with your selecting him?" asked Sheridan Downey, attorney for the committee. "Maybe It did," replied Mngee. After Magee found It a hopeless task . to obtain financial aid In constructing the building, he Interested Byrnes, he •aid. Symes, In turn, persuaded Varney to Invest "up to $600,000" In the bulldog. 'Aftir the contract with the state •was signed, Magee and Varney agreed to give .Symes {30,000 as his share of tho profits In case tho building were ultimately wold to the state, Varney tak*ng 160,000 and Magee $20,000, the witness added. "Wasn't that ft rather small share for 1 you, Inasmuch as you had done all the work on this deal?" Mngee was asked. "Not at all. I was glad to get that much out of It." Had you heard that Sir, Symes planned to divide his share with someone else?"' , "No, I hadn't, and I don't believe he did." "Lucky Break" J. V. Barrett, of the firm of Barrett & Hllp, said that he was able to make 0 profit of $41,000 on the deal because of a lucky break In tho market on building supplies. The total cost was raised by $38,000 because the state's inspectors insisted upon nothing but the. finest materials obtainable, he said. "The trouble was," observed Senator J. M. Inman, chairman of the committee,- "that the state had a champagne appetite and a boor Income." Existence of the so-called "secret agreement" was disclosed by Webb Shadle, attorney for the state department of finance. Instead of. the $550,000 purchase price specified In the first option, It called for u price representing the cost plus a $100,000 profit to the owners. Comments on Deal "I think It Is an extraordinary procedure for the state of California to enter Into this kind of a deal, under which It might allow some Innocent purchaser to buy the building for $500,000 when at the same time the state had another option, unrecorded, to buy at a price of about $200,000 less," said Attorney Downey. After the hearing closed, Symes, the governor's son-in-law, Issued a statement denying any connection with the dealings between Magee and Vande- rrlft for the building. He .said he was able to Interest Varney In the transaction, after which he was given 80.per cent of the company's stock. "Any Inference that I have, at any time, offered to give any of my Interest to anyone else is an utter falsehood," he declared. Tlhe committee's hearings will not resume until February 6. They will continue throughout the month, adjourning- to Los Angeles for the last four .or five days. SAFETY OH ROAD Huge reflectoriied signs from 8 to 10 feet high are now being placed at important highway Intersections California. In OLDEST TREE The -world's oldest known tree Is a Vuld cypress growing In Santa Maria del Tula, Mexico. 6000 years old It la from 4000 to Legal Notices NOTICE OF THE HEARING REPORT OF VIEWERS ON PROPOSED ROAD No. M2. SUING, SUED IN BOXING LOVE SUIT iJT^-'^Uit'tWtA^,,^^ ^*^&j&ut ^^M {•• i-i* - i .'** j'-i *> ^ •< v w-** /^y ' ' ' lW'j&i$^^^..*.A:*J7* / •J . A , -.„ y X-V•'»-««- -.- -»|< ^-••VV -WPMM MfMm^-"j^ |p,'W *!»£ ^ c V - - * it'-t., - • -'W^v ' i- <'<; •>/ '-.<<.-< vH Cfj -,>< -ff^•;.'->• Sl^^^xfr^ - •f*i*&ui^,\ isHaw Wiu^ ^JL.1** -as* i,* s 1 * -,/ '< ' <*' \ jT^ WE DIFFERS ON CROP FUNDS Disagrees to Amendments in House Cutting Amount $28,000,000 (Anant'tated Press LcasedWlre) WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.—The Sente today disagreed to House amend- nents reducing by $28,000,000 funds nade available In the crop production onn bill. Conferees were named to %djust that difference with represen- atlves of tho House. Vice-President Curtis appointed as conferees Chairman McNary, Republican, Oregon, of tho agriculture committee; Senator Prazlcr, Republican, -forth Dakota, and Senator Smith, Democrat, South Dakota, sponsor of he bill In tho Senate. As the Senate passed tho measure It >rovlded that all unexpended balances ram tho crop production loans fund administered last year through tho Reconstruction Corporation be made available for 1933. This amounted to $103,000,000. The House limited the amount to $75,000,000, -NEA .-•.v-t] Max Baer, young California heavyweight matched to meet Max Schmellng Dsxt summer, Is shown on this autographed photo Miss Olive Beck, 20, (Inset), has presented In her $250,000 breach of promise action against the fighter. An excerpt of a letter presented In the case also Is shown. Office of the Clark of the'Board o* Supervisors of the County of Kern, BtHto of California: To All Non -Consenting Owners of the Hereinafter Described Lands Take Nolle*: That the report of viewers heretofore appointed by the above-named Board to view and lay out proposed County Rond No. 842, commencing at tho northeast corner of Villa Lot No. 26, according to the map of "Drury'n Addition of Kern City, Sec. 21. T. 29 S., R. 28 E., M. D. B. & M.," filed for record on March IRth, 1907, on page 101 of Book 1 of Maps, and running thence southerly and along east boundary of said Villa Lot No. 26, to the Houthcast corner thereof, has been set down for hearing by the said Board of Supervisors at their rooms In the County Courthouse In the City of Bakersfleld, said County and State, for January 30, 1933, at 11 o'clock A. M., where any and all Interested therein may appear and make objeo- (Associated Frcn« footed Wire) CHICAGO, Jan. 20.—E. C. Blomeyer, president of tho Associated Telephone and Telegraph Company, an $80,000,000 utility holding concern, In response to Involuntary bankruptcy proceedings on file, declared tho company was solvent. His statement followed an action begun in Federal Court yesterday by three Canadian concerns which claimed to have holdings in the company represented by $3000 in bonds. They were the Stevens Banker Company, Ltd., the Pender Loan and Investment Company, and the Anglo- Canadian Investment Company, all of Vancouver, British Columbia, which claimed the utility had been Insolvent for several months, Control of Associated Telephone Is held by the General Telephone and Electric Corporation and it operates (Continued From Pago Nine) : (United Pren Leased Wire) NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 20.—A military funeral will be accorded An- onlo Dardell, 91, a Chinese Civil War 'eteran whose distinguished service In ho Union army won him American citizenship by special act of Congress. A unit of the New Hnven Grays, formerly the Connecticut. Volunteers,-with vhom Dardell fought at Frederlcks- >urg, Va., will accompany the body to the grave, where a Masonic, service will be conducted. He was brought to this country rom China when 7 years old by David .Vhlte, a Gullford sea captain, and lolned the Union forces at 18. Dardell was active In politics and enjoyed the intimate acquaintance of .wo governors. In North Europe. and South America and Inyo Prospectors Defending Burros (United PrctK Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20.—Bewhls- kered prospectors of Inyo county were up In arms today against the city dudes who were killing their burros and hauling the meat back to LOB Angeles animal farms. "Parties killing burros are running a grave risk of being killed themselves by tho prospectors and miners who arc the owners," said a grim warning Issued by the district attorney's office. Authorities said tho outraged owners had their big six-guns and rifles all oiled and primed ready for the city dudos. tlon thereto If deemed proper, The said road will pass over, through and upon the lands owned by: Sarah J. Tltmus, Villa Lot No. 26, Drury's Addition of Kern City. By order of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Kern, State of California, made January 9, 1933. F. E. Smith, County Clerk and ex-Offlolo ClerH of the Board of Supervisors. Jan. 12 to 26, Inc. APPROVE BANKRUPTCY BILL WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. (U. P.)— The House Judiciary committee today favorably reported the drastic La Guardla-McKeown bankruptcy bill designed to scale down debts and permit extensive business reorganization upon a Rounder financial basis. Legal Notices NOTICE OF SALE OF GOODS FOR CHARGES To: R. C. Adams, Sophia ApBley. !>'. K. Bannon, Mrs. Waller Bennett, O. L. Brown, A. II. HuatiH, A. R. Holshigton, U. A. HnuHbrough, Coroner Houste, MrH. Sidney Jugc, Mary Lacy, H. T. JlcGruth, CharleB or Ollv« A. Mathena, Hazel Pulford, F.' R. Russell. J. F, Bohroeder, Smith Willis: You, and each of you, uro hereby notified that the time for the payment of our lien upon your property hereinafter de- acrlbed having expired, after duo notice thereof had been given you, We will cause such property, to wit: Bureaus, chiffoniers, beds, chairs, rockers, dressing tables, divans, dining room furniture, piirlor and library furniture, kitchen utensils, refrigerators, trunks and contents, runs, carpets, bedding, linen, hangings, silverware, wearing apparel, pictures, paintings, Contents of barrels and boxes supposed" to bo books, china, gluKwwure, brlc-a-bnic, contents of bureau drawers, personal effects), telescopes, Vlc- trolaa. 1 filing L-iiblnuts, pusnmobllen, tricycles, radios, pianos, stoves, vacuum cleaners, washing machines, wew- Jng machines, suitcases and contents, fruit jars, safes, office. deDks and all :oofls known as household ef- . :ored by you or In your name or on your account In the Baker's Transfer & Storage warehouse, to be sold at Public Auction, at 2121 Sixteenth street, Bakersfleld, California,, on Thursday, February 2, at 10 u. m., and continuing until all (he goods are sold or until tho liens are sutlsflecl. BAKER'S TKANSK1SR &. STORAG10. January 13, 20, 27. : DELINQUENT SALE OF STOCK Farmars' Mutual Telephone Asgocia tlon, location of principal place of business, Bukersfleld, Cnllf. Notice is hereby given that there is delinquent upon the following Issued stock of the Farmers' Mutual Telephone Association, a corporation, on account of assessment No. 26. levied thereon tho 29th day of April, 1932, the several amounts set opposite tho names of the respective shareholder* as follows: Cert. No. Amt E. E. Pyle (olfl stock) ; 50 $5.00 W. M. Destefanr 126 5.1)0 Alex Fish 130 6.00 And In accordance with the law nn< an order of the Board of Directors o salt] association, no many shares o: such stock as may bo necessary will bo sold at public auction at the Panarao schoolhouse, on th« 23rd day of January. 19S3, at 2 o'clock p. in., to pay the delinquent assessment thereon, together with the cost of advertising and expanses of the sale. torvllle as snow plows opened the road from that end. The storm left at least 15 families homeless, driven from their residences by overflow waters of ordinarily dry washes in the Canoga Park district. High winds accompanied the 'heavy rains yesterday and last night, reach- Ing a velocity of nearly 60 miles an hour at San Pedro and forcing threo ships of the United States fleet—two dreadnaughts and a destroyer, resting In the roadstead—to take to tho open sea under forced draught when they threatened to drag anchors. Other ships of the fleet kept up steam for emergencies. Low areas throughout the city of Long Beach were flooded. Rescue Voyagers The coast guard was called Into service late last night to rescue four persons from a drifting barge off Long Beach. Those rescued were Robert Huneberger, his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Huneberger. Karlier yesterday a coast guard cutter saved the life of Ernest H. Wylle of San Pedro whoso 14-foot boat was wrecked at Point Flrmln. The storm brought 2.07 Inches of rain to Los Angeles. At 5 o'clock last night, the downpour was heaviest when almost half an Inch fell In 10 minutes, The rain caused serious tlfl- up nf traffic. Although at least 30 persons were treated for traffic in- juricsi only one death, that of John O. Vnnce, was reported. Apparently blinded by rain, he was struck by an e'lectrlc train while driving his automobile.. The heaviest rainfall reported in southern California was at Newhall, where 6.65 inches fell during 23 hours, The weather man said contlnuei rains" were In prospect for southern !allfornla during the next 24 hours. All the mountain areas of southern California were under a white blanket, the average depth being four feet FIVE STATES WILL AID STATE GETS $96,415 (Assoetated Press Leaned Wire) 'SACRAMENTO, Jan. 20.—Tho state of California is $96,416 richer today because approximately 600 depositors of the Hlbernia Savings Dank and Loan Society of San Francisco have apparently dropped out of sight. Judge Peter J. Shields of the Sacramento County Superior Court, awarded the state judgment for $96,415, representing more than 600 es- cheated accounts on tho books of the bank, inactive for 20 years. Tho Individual accounts arc comparatively small, ranging from $3.15 to $4057. The accumulated Interest, however exceeds the original deposits by many dollars. L. A. Broker Facing Grand-Theft Charge (United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20.—W. A. Hewitt, manager of the W. A. Hewitt & Company, Los Angeles and San Francisco Brokerage firm, was sought today on an Indictment which charged him with grand theft of $10,100 from tho concern. Hewitt has been hunted since January 6 when he left his local offices after cashing checks totaling $18,100 authorities said. The corporation commissioner ordered a Qrnml Jury Investigation and suspended tho firm's license. HEAVY SNOW COVERS NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS RENO, Nov., Jan. 20. (U. P.)—Th worst snowstorm of the winter blan- leted the plains and mountains o Nevada and eastern California today as .searchers resumed their difflcul lunt for three missing persons. Karl Kalberer, aviator, hoped to ake off from Ely this morning oln the search for Harry Clark and E. H. Moore, missing since, they flew over Las Vegas yesterday in an open biplane. It was feared they had crashed on the wind and show-swcp plains south of Ely. Jack Blttckmer, 20-year-old Dor rlngton, Calif., youth, was missing 1 the blizzard which swept the Mothe iode region of eastern California Search for him was Impeded by th deep snow blanket, 70 Inches thtcl n places. High winds accompanied tho snow fall In Nevada, causing huge snow drifts to form across highways. Ill From Exposure Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Campbell wer :ll from exposuro today after thel rescue late yesterday from their snow stalled automobile near Goldfield, Nev They «ald they had battled snowdrift for 12 hours trying to outrace th blizzard and reach Goldfield. The; we're rescued by a tractor that hac been dispatched to hunt for them. Mail and passenger planes wor temporarily grounded. FIGHTER A bitter foe of review of the war debt situation Is Senator Hiram Johnson of California, shown here in his most recent posed photo. He threatens to call up a pending bill which would prohibit the United States from loaning money to any nation which had defaulted In war debt payment*. His Senate attack was aimed at France, Slight Early Advances Are, in Many Instances, Lost Later (Associated Press Leafed Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20.— Stocks were Inclined to turn lower today, after having made a little progress at the opening. United Aircraft held a gain of H point after having been up 1, Pacific Telephone also was up H and California Packing, Food Machinery and Western Pipe and Steel gained small fractions. Transamerlca lost an early gain and sold at down H. San Joaquln (Continued from Page Two) o permit bolstering of financial struc- ures. A two-week holiday was In iffect at Clinton, Iowa, and a month luspeiislon was started at Bonne Terre, Mo. Lessor suspension periods were declared at Prophetstown and ilorrlson City, 111. Illinois' Case Grave An ominous farm vote was sounded xt the annual Illinois farm and home assembly when speakers said that one out of every four farms In the state s in danger of changing hand:] hrou'gh foreclosure. Two states, Indiana and Wisconsin, passed measures asking Congress to repeal the Eighteenth amendment. Power 7s slipped BVb, Southern Pacific, Pacific Gns BV4s and General Motors V6 each, Calamba Sugar \i, Paraffino % and Pacific Lighting preferred 1V4, on going ex-dividend $1.75. American Tclophono was tho only curb gainer, up IVt, Paraffino V, and Pacific Lighting preferred IMi, on going ex-dlvldcnrt $1.76. American Telephone was tho only BRIGHT SPOTS IN BUSINESS (United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK.— United Air Lines, transport unit of the United Aircraft and Transport Corporation, carried 107 per cent more passengers In 1032 than In 1931, It was reported. SCHENECTADY, N. Y.— Orders received by tho General Electric Company In tho quarter ended December 31 amounted to $27,361,658, agalnut $25,655, 402 In the preceding quarter. AKRON, Ohio.—General Tire and Rubber Company and subsidiaries reported for the year ended November 30, 1932, a net profit of $202,353, against a not loss of $444,063 In the preceding fiscal year. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville & Nashville Railroad reported for No- ember a net Income of $78,023, against a net loss of $182,201 In November, D31. curb gained, up Southern California Edison lost %, going ex-dlvl- dend 50 cents and Aviation Corporation lost %. OMAHA, Nob.—Packing plants hero drted 800 men to their pay rolls in tho mst 10 days, It was announced today, ncrcasud receipts of hogs was given as tho reason, but officials expressed the belief that tho general business pickup would mean continued employment for tho men. Broker Borrowings Slump $14,000,000 WASHINGTON, Jon. 20.—Loans on stocks and bonds to brokers and dealers by reporting federal resorvo member banks In the New York district decreased $14,000,000 In the week ended January 18, to a total of $367,000,000, the Federal Reserve Board reported today. TREASURY RECEIPTS WASHINGTON, Jan. 'M. (A. P.)— Treasury receipts for January 18 were $81,480,754.16; expenditures, $84,413,641.95; balance, $395,207,400.40. Customs duties for 18 days of January were $11,174,884.35. SEEK TO RECONSIDER BILL (Atfaclated Pret» Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.—Reconsideration of the Senate action yesterday In approving a resolution authorizing the President to declare an embargo on tho exportation of arms to troubled vioild areas was sought today by Senator Bliigham, Republican, Connecticut.; The resolution, offered by Chairman Borah of the foreign relations committee, was adopted, without debate or n roll call. Blngham said he had desired to amend It and had risked Senator He- Nary of Oregon, the assistant Republican leader, to object when the resolution come up, but that the Oregon senator wns not present at tho time. Senator Wheeler, Democrat, Montana, also said he would like to have the proposal recalled for discussion. The legislation was requested by President Hoover in a special message to Congress January 10. S. F. Stocks (Associated Prcta Leaned Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20.— Stock— Bid Alaska Junenu 11 Mi Caterpillar Tractor Ask. 42V. 7T4 15 43 U 30 States Approve "Lame-Duck" Bill (A HHooifl teil Preif Lcnund Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.—The ratification by Iowa and Delaware today of the lame duck amendment to the constitution brought to HO tho number of states that have done so. Thirty-six states' ratifications are required to make It effective, only six more being necessary. 'aterp Consd. Cheni. "A" 13V» Fireman's Fund Ins -l-'/a Golden Stato 3% Leslie-Calif. Salt 12 L. A. G. & E. pfd !ir,'.i 97 P. G. & E. coin 29 29V4 P. G. K. E. 6% 1st pfd 24">i 25 P. G. & E. BV4% 1st Pfd.. 22Vi 23 Pac. Light, com 40V4 41>4 Pac. Light. $6 rliv. pfd '.I2}i 93 Pacific Tel. & Tel. com 79 80 Pacific Tol. & Tel. pfd.... 108 110 Parnfflne com 5V4 51 Shell Union com 4% 5 Southern Pacific 17V4 17« S. P. Golden rjuto "A" 5 5 1 , H. P. Golden Gate "B" S^i 4\ Standard Oil of Calif 24 24-ty Tidewater com 3 ;>Vi Tidewater pfd 41 43 Union Oil of Calif 10% 10% Western Pipe 7 7% L. A. Stocks (Unit i'd Pras Lcnucd Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20.— Industrials Stock— Bid Asked Byron Jackson Pump ...... 1 2 Claude Neon Electric ...... 6 t>Vl Douglas Aircraft .......... 12 13 Emsco Derrick com ........ 3 JV4 Globe G. & M. com ........ 8 12 Goodyear T. & R. pfd ...... 30 3J . Taylor Milling ............. 4«, MORATORIUM LOOMS INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 20. (A. P.)— Southern Pacific CHEERFUL TREND TD N. YJARKET Many Stocks Gain Up to Two Points; Debt Parley Has Excellent Effect City Seeks to Sell $75,000,000 Bonds (United Press Leased Wire) NEW YOKK, Jan. 20.—Controller Charles W. Berry negotiated with Jankers today In an effort to float a ong-torm city bond Issue of $76,000,)00. The money will be used to retire $60,000,000 In corporate stock notes •md to bolster tho unemployment re- ,lcf fund. EARNINGS LATE BULLETIN NEW YORK, Jan. 20. (A. P.)— Stocks backed up today after a rather sturdy forenoon advance, but met fresh support In the late dealings «nd elosad about midway between the day's highs and lows. Sales approximated 750,000 shares. (Associated Press Leafed Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 20.— The stock market was In a more cheerful frame of mind today and although trading volume remained light a fair rally developed. The market appeared to take a cheerful view of the possibilities In tho Hoover-Roosevelt meeting. Furthermore, professional traders, who had tested the list on the short side earlier this week, had uncovered a definite resistance; the result was further short covering which lifted the major classifications. Stock holding gains of 1 to 2 points. despite a flurry of profit taking around noon, included American Can, U. S. Steel common and preferred, American Telephone, Allied Chemical, DuPont, Case, American Tobacco "B," Liggett & Myers "B" and Westing- houso Electric. Union Pacific was up more than 2 and Lackawanna ran up more than 1. Sizeable fractions were added to tho prices of Harvester, Eastman, National Dairy, Chesapeake & Ohio, Southern Pacific and Standard of New Jersey. In financial quarters, tho fact President Hoover and President-elect Roosevelt had found a common ground on which to meet and discuss governmental policy was Interpreted favorably. (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 20.— Julius Kayser & Company today reported not Income of $157,071 for tho six months ended December 31, equal to 33 cents a common shore, against $201,849 or 38 cents a share, for the same period of 1931. t KNOXVILLE BANK CLOSES KNOXVILLE, Tonn., Jan. 20. (A. P.) — Affairs of the East Tennessee National Dank, Knoxvllle's largest banking Institution, have been placed in tho hands of the controller of currency. Ben A. Morton, president of the bank, announced that directors had voted to close the bank "for protection of depositors" and said the action "was taken due to constant and heavy withdrawals." Van de Kamp 5 Western Pipe & Steel 7 »4 L. A. G. Public Utilities El. ptd »«% P. G. & E. com 29 Vi P. G. & E. 1st pfd 24i-;» Pacific Lighting com 40% S, Joa. L. & P. 6% pfd.... 80 So. Calif. Edison com <!b'/ii So. Calif. Edison 7% pfd... 20% So. Calif. Edison 6% pfd... 24% Ho. Culif. Edison 5%% pfd. 22 So. Calif. Gas 6% pfd "" 97 30 25 40% 4U4 26% 24V* .ill 1 /, 18 The House of Representatives has concurred in a Senate amendment to tho bill declaring u one-year moratorium on tho wale of property on which taxes have become delinquent. Tho measure now goes to Governor Paul V. McNutt. YOSEMITE, Calif., Jan. 20. (U. P.) Snow continued falling in this region today, hourly deepening the already heavy blanket that covers Yosemlto National Park. Fifty-two inches of snow had fallen up to today. Snow plows were keeping the all-year highway through the park open for the convenience of hundreds of tourists who came here to participate in the winter snow games. Other fects, r gi , st (Signed) MRS, R. E. ASHE, Jan. 11 to 21. Inc. Secretary. NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, KERN COUNTY MUTUAL BUILD. INQ AND LOAN ASSOCIATION. The regular annual meeting of the Kern County Mutual Building and Loan Association will bo held Tuesday. January 24th, 1933, at 3 o'clock &m., at Its office ut 803 Baker street, iikersflold, California, for the purpose of electing a Board of Directors to serve for the ensuing year, and the transaction of mjch other business an may oumo regularly before tlif meot- Ing Jan. 10 to 21,inul. AUTllUR B. CfUTEH, Secretary. Pardoned Convict Dies of Pneumonia (United PrcHt Leased Wire) SAN RAFAEL, Jan. 20.—Quick action by Governor James Ralph saved Jamea.lt-. Kelly, 28, former Bun'Fran- cisco 1 policeman, from dying an a convict In San QUentln prison. Hearing that Kelly, who was serving a term for manslaughter growing out of an automobile crash last August, was critically ill with pneumonia, tho governor commuted hta sentence. Kelly died in a cottage near the prison a short time after being removed from tho institution. Grain Collections Abandoned by Soviet (Associated Press Leased Wire) MOSCOW, Jan. 20.—Vyacheslaff M. Molotoff, president of the Union Council of People's Commissars, and Joseph Stalin, leader of the Communist party, today Issued a decree canceling the present grain collecting system and substituting a "tax" In kind. Under this plan tho Kremlin expects to quell sluggishness of tho peasantry which resulted In greatly reduced deliveries to .the government In 1932 and a consequent serious food shortage for a large part of tho population. CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO, Jan. 20. (A. P.)—Soiling broadened out on wheat price advances today und rubbed out Kiiln.s, Houses with cgnnectlons southwest led tho selling, and apparently were engaged in "spread" transactions against Kansas City. Purchases of May delivery of wheat ut Kansas City woru reported to have been made at 6 1 A cents under Chicago. Wheat closed unsteady, '/ifSP-'laO under yesterday's finish, corn ut a shade doclinci to a shude advance, oats unchanged to a .shade higher and provisions unchanged to a decline of lie. CHICAGO, Jan. 20. (A. P.)—Wheat, no sales. New corn, No. 3 mixed, 23'/ic; No. 2 yellow, 25&i:; No. 2 white, 25!4c; old corn, No. 2 yellow, 25Vt<&' 20c; No. 2 white, 25Hc. OaU, No. 2 white, 174f ) 17VaCj No, 3 white, lO^ifj) 17c. Rye, No. 2, 3S>XiC. Barley, 24 '(( 3«c. Timothy seed, $2.25Gj/.!.50 per Cwt. Clover seed, $6.D04/>8.75 per cwl. Bonks Citizens Nat. Hank ........ 37 / .. Security First Nat. Dank.. 44 Vi 45 Miscellaneous 29 1% 5'A Pacific Flnanco Co Pacific Mutual Life ........ 28 L. A. Investment Co ...... 1 Transamerica .............. 0 '/» Western Air Express ...... 14 Oils Pacific Western ........... 3Vi Republic- Peto .............. I ; !H Richfield Oil ............... % Richfield Oil pfd ........... '.i Standard Oil of Cullf ...... 24 ',4 Union Oil of Calif ......... lOii Citrus Market (AlKociatcd frees Leaned Wire) LOS ANGKL1SS, Jan. 20. — Reports from eastern and mlddla western auction centurs today gave tho following prlco rarigo per box: Report Settlement in Reynolds' Case (Vnllrd Press Leased Wire) PHILADELPHIA, Jan, 20.—A settlement was reported to , have been reached today betwocn'Llbby Holmun Reynolds and members of ,Rbr lute luis- bund'a family ovor tho estate of Smith Reynolds. $15,000,000 Favors Only Four Big Commodities . (United Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.— Chairman McNary of the Senate agriculture committee today suld President-elect Franklin D, Roosevelt favored tho Inclusion of only four major commodities— wheat, cotton, hoga and tobacco — In tb> pending domestic allotment farm relief bill. • FATHER, SON MISSING SANTA PAULA, Jan. 20. (U. P.)— The snow-covered fastnesses of the Tehuchapl mountains held tho fate of Virgil Johnson, Plru huutcr, and his -18-yeur-old son, Elton, toduy as searchers mushed through Hoppur CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO, Jan. 20. (A. J'.)—Hogs— Receipts 18,000; active, mostly 10-15u higher; good to choice 170-210 pounds $3.40@3.50; top $3.50; sows $2.45'jt 2.110. Cattle—Receipts 1000; market very dull and weak at steady to 25o lower prices. Most steers and yearlings $3.75©5.00; weighty steers $4.00(fri.f.U; voulers about steady at . $5.00(^0.50; choice up to $7.00. Sheep—Receipts 12,000; not established, few sales weak io-shudn lower; natives $5.50@C.OO; choice fed westerns around -$6.25; fat ewes $2.00<U>2.75. FOREIGN EXCHANGE NEW YORK, Jan. 20. (A. P.)—Foreign exchange firm; Great Britain In dollars; others In cents. Great Britain, demand, 3.35%; cables, 3.35%; 60-day bills, 3.34U; France, demand, 3.90 3-16; cubits, 3.90^; Italy, demand, O.ll'/a; cables, 5.12. Demands: Belgium, l.'l.85J4; Germany, 23.78%; Holland, 40.17V5; Toklo, 20.75; Shanghai, 28.12V5; Montreal, 87.25; Mexico City (silver peso), 30.50. LOS ANGELES LIVESTOCK LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20. (A. P.)— Hogs—Receipts none; quotable top around $3.75. Cattle —Receipts 500; steady to strong;. medium to good steers and yearlings, $4.50(55.80; ta\v good cows, $3.35; low cutter to medium cows? $l-.50fU3.00. ('alvi.-K—Roeclpts 50; uuolnUy stpiuly. Slioc|>—llfcolplfi nomi; innltum to Now York. Oranges Graded, ubovo Cholco ...f2.25liii3.15 ... 2.SO<n3.45 Boston Chicago .... i'hlludelphla Ptttxburg .; 2.70 Cleveland 2.60^3.00 St. Louitt 2.4B4JJ2.9U Baltimore 2.704(2.90 Cincinnati 2.70 Detroit 2.7011':).10 Lemons Choice f2.20W2.80 2.05@2.8U 2.454J12.60 . 2.;i&@>2.40 l.ilO 2.00 Graded ubovo Choice Choice . ..43.S5W4.60 $3.0041)4.10 .. .. 4.7, r ><'<!/D.:!0 4.25 .... 4.60 4.10 4.00 .1.50iii-3.90 4.45 3.70 4.35 3.50<ii:i.0 3.r,5W3.B5 :!.:)5@3.6o canyon and the surrounding territory, choice lambs quoted ?4.7i4j 5.75. New York .. Boston Chicago Philadelphia Cleveland ,., St. 1/ouls .., Cincinnati . Detroit .... 'GOVERNMENT BONOS NEW YORK, Jan. 20. (A. P.)—Today's closing Liberty bonds: 3U|B, 32-47, J03. First 4y 4 s, 32-47, 102.20. -Fourth 4Vis, 113-38, 103.10. Treasury 4',is, 47-52, 110.19. Treasury 4H, 44-54, 10U.28. Treasury 3%n, 46-56, 105.1. • Treasury 3tjiS, 40-43, June, 102.2. Treasury 3%s, 43-47, 102.2. Treasury 3%s, 41-43, March, 102.6. Treasury 3Hs. 46-49, 119.19. Treasury 3s, B1-B6. 98.4. LOS ANGELES HAY LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20. (A. P.)— Hay per ton, i, o, b. Los Angeles: Choice barley, J14'ij.l!>. Chnlra oat, J15<SHG. "' Alfalfa, delivered Hyncs or K Montn: IT. t!. No. 1, »12.DOtf IH.r.O. li. S. Nu. 2, loiify, ;i'.!.00<a12.50. U. K, No. S, »llt»l3.' Cotton Futures (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 20.— An early ad- anca In cotton today was followed by artlal reactions under realizing. After using from 0.21 to 6.16 or within two olnts of yesterday's close, March railed to U.20 following new.s from tho Vhlto House debt conference, but the ultfi: mot slightly Increased offerings nd was not fully maintained. At 2 o'clock March was ruling round 8.17 and July 6.46 or about 4 o 7 points net higher. Futures closed steady, 4-5 higher; anuary 6.12, nominal; March 6.18; lay 6.31; July 0.434ji6.44; October .63; December 6.76^6.77; spot quiet; nlddllng 6.25. NEW ORLEANS COTTON NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 20. (A. P.)— Spot cotton closed steady, 3 points up. Sales, 2350 bales. Middling, 6. ID. COTTONSEED OIL DALLAS, Jan. 20. (U. P.)— Crude BAR SILVER NEW YORK, Jan. 20. (A. P.)—Bar silver unchanged at 25%. LOS ANGELES PRODUCE MARKET LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20. (A. P.) — Beans — Mexican, uushol hampers [men pods, J33>3.25; pound, 8|Q)10Q. <unlucky Wonders, fair quality, 100 lie. Florida, bushel hampers Bountl- f ul, $2.50. Bunched vegetables — Local crates carrots, 3 dozen, 45©00c. Beets, :< dozen, 7S4f<90c. Turnips, 3 dozen, 60W 75c. Radishes, 6 dozen, $1.20^1.GO. 3reen unions, 2 dozun, f2@2.25. Leeks, dozen, 60«j/90c. Parsley, 8 dozen, Jl . Oyster plant, 3 dozen, 60W75C. Mustard, 4 dozen, 70@80c. Spinach, 4 dozen, UOS'SUc; poorer, DOo; Coachella, crates, 6 dozen, $1(9>1,10. Cabbage—Local, field crates, Can- nouball, 40®50c; poorer, 26c; red, DO New York Close I (United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 20.— Railroads Atchison 42 7 » Baltimore & Ohio 9% Cheauupcake & Ohio 28 lirlo 6Vi Illinois Central 13>4 Missouri Pacific 3U New York Central 18% Northern Pacific 141" Pennsylvania 18V t Southern Pacific 18^i Union Pacific 75V- Groat Northern pfd 9 7 , 8 Industrials American Can 60V4 American Tol. & Tel 105% Borden 23Vj Cities Service 2% Columbia Gas Consolidated Gas „„ „ Corn Products 53 Vi Curtlss-Wrlght 2',a Famous Players 1% Fox Films "A" 2 General Electric 14% General Foods 249s Gold Dust ID'.K Goodyear Tire and Rubber 10Vi International Harvester 21T* International Tel. & Tel 7V Montgomery Ward 13-% North American ~'J-i Pacific Gas Electric 2!)Vi Radio Corporation u Safeway Stores 41 Sears-Roebuck 19? t U. S. Rubber 4Vi Union Carbide & Carbon 27 United Aircraft 27 Warner Bros 1 3 4 Western Union 26«* Westlnghouse Electric 29?i Woolworth 32'« J. C Transamerlca Johns-Manville 20V= Caterpillar Tractor 7'a Metals American Smelting..., 13^ Anaconda 7?» Bethlehem Steel 15^ Inspiration Copper 2% International Nickel S Kennecott Copper 9'i U. S. Steel 29Vg Vanadluni Steel 12V Republic Steel 6U Tobacco and Sugar . Penney 26% namerlca uU American Sugar 22 <B)7Gc. Cauliflower — Local, field crates, American Tobacco "A" 62 American Tobacco "B" 84H Great Western Sugar 7» 8 R. J. Reynolds "B" :... ,33 United Cigars Va Oils Mexican Seaboard Pcurl type, 40®60c; fair quality, 15 (C('25c. Celery—Venice, half crates and pony srutes, hearts, 65®75c; poorer. 50®60c. Lomlta, Hawthorne, Huntlnglon Beach, half crates, OOcfy'Jl. Cucumbers — Hothouse, boxes, 2 dozen local fancy, J 1.50iBH.75; unclassified, 7&ciQ>$l. Carlsbad, 2 dozen, *2.75®3. Bakersfleld extras, $2.25® 2.00. Eggplant—Coachollu valley, lugs. 75 iji'.ioc; poorer, 20<fi)30c. Florida, pound, 13(jj>14c. Mexican, ll(iJ)12c. Nupa, local, field crates, 40@DOo, Lettuce — Cruteu, Iceberg, Imperial valley, dry pack. 4s, fl<8)1.16; fair quality. 75®90c; 5n, 76®90c. Lomlta, 4s,40W50c. Local, loose, 28®50c. FOUB—Per pound, Sun Pedro, Ocean- sld«, 134JH4c. Sun Luis Oblspo, 13<2> 16c. Ventura county, fair quality, 8® Ho. Imperial valley, 6®Uc. Culls, 3ijj>4c. Mexican, 45-lb. crates, JO. Squash—Imperial valley white Summer, 4-bnsket crates, $2Q>2.25. San UK-go county Italian, J1.50((i>1.65. Car- plntorla Italian, J1.65WI.75. Bulk, per Ion, delivered, Los Angules, local Banana, mostly $8; Hubbard, $13(ft>14. Tonmlups—Central coant lugs Globe, from storage, 6x5u, $1.754i»2; 6xGs, $1.50 W1.75; poorer, $1{J1.26; mnull frosted. :t05ii50c. Mexican, original lugs. 6x6 uncl larger, boat stock, $2.05©2.75; car stock. $2.2K'ji2.r>0. Fancy stripped, per pound, Utilize; circles, 9W10C. Potatoes — Street sales. Snn Diego county, new stock British Queen, pound, .'I'J'iiMo. Closing Thursday, opening Friday, brokers' sales, Stockton, sacked cwt., Burbanka, good quality, $1.15C'i'l.25. Special marks high as $1.40. Ordinary, 75<fi>85c. Idaho, sucked, cwt., KiiSHOts. U. S. No. 1, few 87V.sc; some held higher; U. S. No. 2, 77 l ,4u. SAN FRANCISCO LIVESTOCK SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20. (A. P.)—Hogs—Receipts 425; dull, little done, about steady; 260-pound, $3.75 sharply higher. Cattle — Receipts 35; nominally steady; medium and low good 1100- pound holdover Oregon steers, $4.25; few cutter cows, $1,50; calves, none. Sheep—Receipts 500: medium to choice lambs. 90 pounds down, quotable around $4.25<ii>5.75. ULUAIUilll OCtlUfugtl -J- Philllps Petroleum f>*s Richfield -H Shell Union 4',, Sinclair 5H Standard of California 25 Standard of New Jersey 30" Standard of New York 7 Texas Company Tidewater Association (now).... Motors Auburn Chrysler General Motors Hudson Packard Motors Studebaker COFFEE MARKET NKW YORK, Jim. 20. (IT. Coffcv: 4s, lOc. Rio la on spot, P.)— Santos T"im"ken"Rblier 'Bca'rTrig..". ....'..'.. 16 Vi Equipments American Car Foundry 7 American Locomotive 7U Baldwin Locomotive 6Vs General Tank 18 Stewart-Warner 3Vi L. A. BUTTER. EGGS, POULTRY LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20. (U. P.)— Butter Prime, 19c. Prime firsts, 18c. Standards, 17c. Firsts, 16o. Eggs Large—Clean extras, 24c; light dirty extras, 23c; clean standards, 23a; light dirty standards, 23c; checks. 23c. Medium—Clean extras, 22c; light dirty extras, 22c; clean standards, 32c; light dirty standards, 22c; checks, 22c. Small—Clean, 22c; light dirty, 22c. Poultry and Raobiti Hens. Leghorns, 2 to 3% Ibs., 13o. Hens, Leghorns, 3V4 to 4 Ibs., 14o. Hens, Leghorns, 4 Ibs. and up, 14o. Hens, colored, 3»i to 4 Ibs., 16c. Hens, colored, 4 Ibs. and up, 17c. Broilers, 1 and up to XVi Ibs., 14o. Broilers, 1V4 to 2% Ibs., 17c. Fryers, Leghorns, 2Vi to 3 Ibs., 14c. Fryers, colored. 2Yi to SH Ibs., 17c. Roasters, soft bone, 3Vi Ibs. up, 17u. Stags, 13c; old roosters, 8c. Ducklings, Pakln, 4 Ibs. and up, lie. Other than Pekln, 4 Ibs. up, loo. Old ducks, lOc. Geese, 12o. Young'-tom turkeys, 13 Ibs. up. 13c. Young toms, dressed, 12 Ibs. up, 16c. Hen turkeys, 9 Ibs. and up, 13c. Hen turkeys, dressed, 8 Iba. up. 18c. Old torn turkeys. 12c; dressed, I5c. Squabs, under 11 Ibs. dozen, ISo. Squabs, 11 Ibs. dozen and up, 20c. Capons, live, under 7 Ibs,, 18c. Capons, live, 7 Ibs. and up, 20o. Capons, dressed, under 6 Ibs., 23c. Capons, dressed, 6 Ibs. and up, 23c. Rabbits, No. 1 white, 3- to 4 Ibs., Do, Rabbits. No. 2 white, 3 to 4 Ibs., 6c, No. 1, mixed colors, 3 to 4 Ibs., Be. Rabbits, No. i, old, 5c. METALS MARKET NEW YORK, Jan. 20. (A. P.)—Cop? er quiet: electrolytic spot, So; future, ^»c. Tin steady; spot and nearby, $20.06: future, $22.75. Iron quiet, unchanged. Lend dull: spot Now York, K; Kast St. Louis, $2.S7. Zinc titeady; K;IM St. Louis spot and future, $3. Antimony, $6.

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