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THE BAKERSF1ELD GALIFORNIAN, MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 1933 .11 BUYER TELLS OF is 9 icnvn DBS Brock's Representative Talks of Color, Line, Other Spring Details Malcolm Brook Company sent Its downstairs store ready-to-wear buyer, Mrs. Helen Twaddell and her assistant, Mrs. Pearl Lane to Los Angeles last week, to attend -the throe-day "Preview of Spring Fashions,".held In tho Sala de Oro of the Blltmore hotel. Mrs. Twaddell and Mrs. Lane returned on Friday enthusiastically acclaiming the manner In which the fashions were exhibited as Well as tho fashions that were displayed. Mrs. Twaddell says that the motion picture • Industry Is a big factor in making Los Angeles an Important style center. ."At tho banquet We attended," she said, "many motion picture celebrities were present. "After the banquet fashions worn by stars In recent screen triumphs, wero modeled In a style review. It was Interesting and helped us In making our selections of spring fashions." , "One day was spent making selections of spring garments for large wfemen. Mrs. Twaddell added; "The greatest shock one receives In visiting Los Angeles, Is seeing the mannish attire that Is. being adopted by Hollywood. Slacks, or Oxford bags ur>! sometimes seen on the street, these are cut on the same linos as men's trousers and arc considered exceedingly smart. Skirt hems will be from eight to twelve Inches above the ground, while the apparel Itself will have straight lines but will not be tight. An Increasing utilization of pleats to be used with discretion at the skir't bottom. Capes will be popular for certain costumes. Scarfs that may be utilized In various ways are In 'favor. "It would be Impossible to give a review of accepted fashions without mentioning suits. This will be by far , the biggest suit season In years. The jacket suit promises to regain Its old- time popularity. One'of the newest models and one that will appeal to women of Bakersfleld, Is of linen In creamy white, worn with a colorful scarf underneath a short jacket. As to colors, In tho fashion show clinic It was determined that tho predominant color for the coming season will ho blue, various shades being used. Other colors to be popular Include beige, grays, black, white, while In sportswear red, rose, yellow, green white and blue will find favor." "fiome of the fashions that we selected are already In the store and every day many more may be expected," concluded Mrs. Twaddell. TRUTH IS TOPIC OF fISS ELDORA DBMOT8, national • secretary for Camp Fire, will be guest speaker at the meeting: of the Seventh District P. T. A. meeting Tuesday, January 24. Tuesday evening Miss DeMota •will be the truest of he Bakersflcld Camp Fire Guardians' Association, at a special meeting called by the president, Miss Marie Harris, The meeting will be held In the Camp Fire office, 2117 H street. Camp Fire ceremonial will be held on next' Wednesday evening by the, members of the Otyokwa Camp Fire girls at the homo of the guardian, VII SB Frances Bragg. Ceremonial candles will be lighted by Marian Brookshlre, work; Doris Brann, health, and Mildred Jones, love. Arrangements for the ceremonial wore made last Thursday evening when the group were the guests of Doris Brann. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mabel Vespal, on February 2. Those present were Maybelle Oaring, Mabel Vespal, Doris Brann, Mildred Jones, Ocea Man us, Marian Brookshlre, Freda Roloff, Bernlce McIntosh, Rosephal Humphrey, Mary Jane Stevens, Miss Frances Bragg, guardian, and Mrs. Stella Brown, assistant. The Mapeyahto girls worked on honors and rank at their last meeting held recently at the Jefferson School. Honors were awarded to Clalr Creamer, Mildred Wolfe, Betty Hughes and Leila Buaas for saying the laws of the Camp Fire. Health charts were distributed. Plans for two candy salon held Saturday were discussed. One of these sales was held at the Bakerafield Grocery on Nineteenth street with Clftlre Cremer, Mildred Wolfe and Leila Buaas In charge, and the other was hold In Johnson's Groceteria on Baker street with Betty Hughes, Dorothea DrawbctVigh and Janice McNnmara In charge. A discussion of the lowering of dues was held and It was decided to wait till the proceeds from the sales were recorded before definite action was taken. Those present were Mildred Wolfe, Clalr Creamer, Janice -McNamara, Dorothea Drawbaugh, Ganevleve Bassar, Betty, Hughes, Carley Griffith, Leila Buaas, Dorothy Bridges, Mrs Hazel TCnlbaugh, guardian, and Miss Helen Wilson, assistant guardian. A rehearsal of "The Road to Adven- •ture" was held by the members of the Aboha Hanta Camp Firo last Tuesday In the American Legion hall. The play was presented on Wednesday, January 18, at the meeting of the Kern County Camp Fire Council. A Lesson-Sermon on "Truth" was delivered on Sunday In all Christian Science churches, branches of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, In Boston, Mass. A.mong the Scriptural selections were Psajm XV: "Lord who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell In thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly. and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth In his heart. He that.hackblteth not with his tongue, nor doctli evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour. Tn whose eyes a vile person Is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the Lord. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and chang- eth not. He that putteth not out his mopey to usury, nor taketh reward against the Innocent. He that doeth •these things shall never be moved." One of the correlative passages from •"'Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," by Mary Baker Eddy, Included the statements: "Evasion of Truth cripples Integrity, and casts thee down from the pinnacle. . . . I.t »ls Christian Science to do right, and nothing short of right-doing has any claim to the name. To talk the right and live the wrong Is foolish deceit, doing one's self the most harm." ! The Zhpnta Camp Fire girls wll j hold a hike It was announced recently Mary Jane Keller, Caroline Beaty and Oleta Gadberry have been appointed In charge of the affair and will report the date and place soon. Miss Harriet Dennis was the honoree at a surprise birthday party held last Wednesday evening at the home of her parents, 925 Qulncy street, when the members of the Wakltatlng Camp Fire group held the meeting there. Birthday gifts were received by the honoree and a large cake was served at the close, with refreshments. The next meeting of the group will bo held at the home of Catherine Jay. Work on rank will take place at the meeting. Those honoring Miss Dennis were 'lorenco Welchelt, Velda Green, Barara Permenter, Anita Stewart, 3volyn Van Wy, Catherine Jay, Incta IcArthur, Barbara Doss, Jane Hnr- man, Jane Collins, Virginia Gibson, llss Alberta Parker, assistant guardian, and Mrs, Margaret Sage, guardian, Following a short business meeting, the members of th« Haehachelo Camp Fire girls adjourned to "the performance of "The Old-Fashioned Mother," frlday evening, at the First Christian Church. Plans' were discussed for a candy sale Friday at the Horace Mann School. Those present were Wllda Baker, Esther Foley, Christine Moore, Vlr- clnla Leo Moore and Miss Mario Harris, guardlnn, The next meeting of the Qatlyl ?amp Fire group will bo held In the 'orm of a program, with Eleanor Clark and Mary Alice McKoo In charge. The meeting wilt bo open to parents and friends of the g'trls and refreshments will be served at the lose. This event will take place at the last meeting In each month, with two girls taking part In the program each'time. The last meeting of the group took place at the home of the guardian, Mrs, Margaret Stlmellng, 1824 1C street. Plans for a tea were made but the date will be decided upon later. The group will hold the tea as a part of the birthday project. Those present were Mary Alice McKeo, Catherine Tucker, Harriet Sheldon, Alva Smith, Betty Hullett, Bebe Huston, Eleanor Clark, and Mrs. Henry Hullett, visitor, and Mrs. Stlmellng, guardian. The last meeting of the Tawasl Camp Fire group was called to order by the president, Mary Lou Gardiner, at the home of Miss Margaret Kuehn, guardian. Following the roll call and the reading of the minutes, the girls adjourned the business meeting and hold a song practice for the coming ceremonial. . ~ Those present were Mary Lou Gardiner, Constance Marslll, Rose Mary Dunlap, Betty.Chandler, Evelyn Clark, Jerry Smith, Barbara Arnold, Marie Stanfleld, Geraldlne Harris, and Mary Anne Porter and Miss Kuehn, guardian. The Plpslslwa Camp Fire girls held a ceremonial last Friday evening at the homo of the guardian, Miss Gene- vlevo Hunt. The candles were lighted by Emily Vincent, work, Mildred Stockton, health, and Rose Stockton, love. Emily Vincent received her woodgathorer's rank. Honor beads were awarded. Following the ceremonial the social hour was held with refreshments closing the evening. Those attending were Nevada Gardiner, Emily Vincent, Mildred Stockton, Rose Stockton, Eleanor Porter, Rachel Morton, June Reynolds, Alberta Parker, and Qoncvleve Hunt, guardian. Guests Included Mr. and Mrs. Hole, AValter Rlley. David Hanloy, George Hanley and Mrs. Minnie Hunt. VOICES PLEASURE 20th Amendment Long Step in Giving Government Control to People (Continued From. Page Ont) stand Idly by, while the old Congress, many of whose members have boon repudiated at the polls, proceeds to legislate, for the people. "The evil* of tueh a situation are apparent • to any student of government. Under thete conditions, * Congrew repudiated at the general election may put on th* •tatute book* lawi that were actually condemned In the preceding •lection." Norrls pointed out elimination of the short session would .eliminate the opportunity for an "unjustifiable" filibuster, often conducted by "lame duck" members desirous of tying tip legislation. End of Subterviency "During my service In Congress, I have seen many Instances where some members of the Senate who have been defeated for re*elecU6n have been absolutely subservient to the will of tho executive," Norrls continued. "And I have seen .these same men rewarded for their conduct by appointment to offices better than the ones/tho people had taken away from thorn." He pointed out the new amendment would eliminate the necessity for congressmen to run for re-election with tho record for only one session to place'before the people, Norrls reviewed the progress of his fight, and declared a study of It would show that "entrenched behind the breastworks of the old constitutional provision were the organized political machines of special privilege." *-»•» TO TO STOCKS AND Cotton Futures (Attoclalcd Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 23.—Cotton traders evidently found no special Inspiration In tho general news today and business wus quiet, with fluctuations correspondingly narrow. A slight early advance In response to trade buying nnd relative steady Liverpool cables was followed by/reactions under southern and local selling. The mld-after- loon market was about net unchanged Lo 1 point lower. Tho market was steadier late In tho day on the rally In tho stock market and on covering, futures closing steady, 2<8>4 higher. January, 6.18; March, 6.16; May, 6.20; July, 6.89«j) 0.40; October. 6.69; December, 6.74; ipot qulot; middling, 6.30. NEW ORLEANS COTTON NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 23. (A. P.)— Spot cotton closed steady, 7 points up. Middling, 6.16. Led by Utility Issues, Bull Element Has Slight Advantage . COTTONSEED OIL DALLAS, Jan. 23. (U. P.)—Crude cottonseed oil, 2V4@2Hc. GOVERNMENT BONDS NEW YORK, Jan. 23. (A. P.)—Today's closing Liberty bonds: Liberty SVfcs, 32-47, 103.4. Liberty 1st 4Ws, 32-47, 102.21. Liberty 4Ws, 33-38, 103,17. Treasuries: Treasury 4Ws, 47-62, 110.24. Treasury 4Vis, reg., 47-62, 110.14. Treasury 4c. 44-54, 106.23. Treasury San, 46-66, 105.5. Treasury 3%s, 40-43, June, 102.8. Treasury 3%s, 43-47, 102.9. Treasury 3%s, 41-43, March, 102.6. Treasury 3Hs. 46-49, 99.30. Treasury 3s, 51-65, 08.15. MONEY PLENTIFUL IN (Aisnotatcd Prcn Leaded Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23.—Tho stock oxchango had a slight balance in favor of tho bulls during thn trad- Ing today, and led by tho utilities, tho market moved gradually higher. California Western States Life, which ranged over a 10-polnt area Saturday, calmed down today but still moved from 26 to 28, and around noon was selling at 27, unchanged from Saturday's close. Transamerlca- also was unchanged at 6V4, after a temporary dip to 6, with forenoon trading amounting to 3000 shares In this issue. Bond & Share and Occidental Insurance were other financial Issues which held even, the only other unchanged stock being P.aclflc Lighting preferred, which gave up a temporary fractional gain. Atlas Diesel doubled Its price In gaining Hi to sell at 2%. Alaska Juneau picked up 1H, Gas common moved up %, tho 6s % tho 6V4s 14, Pacific (Telephone Vfi. Pacific Lighting common H, Parafflno Vi nnd Union Oil %. Two Industrials, ono rail and ono oil slumped. Standard was off V4, Southern Pacific "i, United Aircraft »i and Calamba Sugar %. The curb exchnngo trading took BRIGHT SPOTS IN BUSINESS (United Prcm Leased Wire) NEW YORK.— Higher earnings are being shown by the Now Yfrk, Ontario and Western Rallron Y*r 10, which reported not Income for 11)32' totaled $1,860,232, against $1,769,363 In 1931. CLEVELAND. — Employment In Cleveland Increased 6 per cent during December, against tho normal seasonal rise of 1 per cent, according to tho Ohio State University bureau of business research. Standard of New Jersey up Gold- (Continued From Page One) and Chester avenue. largo audience filled Soul and Spirit Is Tabernacle Topic "What Is the Soul? What Is the Spirit?" Is Mr. Boothby's lecture topic for Tuesday night In the big taber- naclfe at the corner of Eighth street Last night a tho building. There will be meetings every night this week except Monday and Saturday. There will be many beautiful song* pictures thrown on the screen Tuesday evening while the congregation sings. Some of tho world's greatest artists have painted some of these pictures. Wednesday evening will bo a health lecture. The subject Is "The Cheapest and Healthiest Way to Feed a Family In Times of Depression." A nurse In uniform will give a demonstration at the close of the lecture. Boat Capsizes; Fear Felt for Six Men • (United Press Leased Wire) ROCKY POINT, Sonora, Mexico, STan. 23.—Slight hopewas held out today for six fishermen whosn small boat, tho "Wiry Not," capsized during a storm In the Gulf of California. OH drums arid pieces of clothing wore found floating In tho surf ofl this out-of-the-way port, pointing to tho spot whcro tho craft had foundered. The boat, a 82-foot schooner, was owned by tho Gulf Fisheries, Inc., of Phoenix, Ariz. Tho crew, belloved to be Indian anc Mexican, was under command of Captain Andres Ruiz. '• i « • » GIVE CARD' PARTY TEHACHAPI, Jan. 23.—The ladles of St. Malachl's Catholic church gave another of'their fortnightly card parties -Thursday evening. Six tables of five hundred were In play, the prizes going to Miss Leona' Smith and W. R Powtrs for, high scores and Mrs George Halgh and ..Hdward Johnson getting the consolation. Mrs. Joe Sasia and Mrs. Tom Dugan were hostesses. Colds that Hang On Don't let them get a strangle hold Fight germs quickly. Creomuliion com bines the 7 best helps known to modern icienoe. Powerful but hinnleu. Pleasan to take. Nonarcotici. Your druggist wll refund your money if any cough or eoh no matter how long standing i« not r« tiered by CreouiuJiion. («dr,] Plans for a ceremonial wero discussed by the members of the Le-wa Camp Fire group last Friday evening, when they met at the hpme of the guardian, Mrs. Violet Stahl, 810 K street. The ceremonial was scheduled for Friday, February 3, to bo arranged for by Jean Rench. The next meeting of tho group will take place at the home of Phyllis Hansen, 2830 I street. A letter of commendation -was read from Mrs. Anna Braddon complimenting tho girls for their fine work In giving food, clothing and quilts to the needy families. Following tho short business meet- Ing Edna Stahl started work on nnd EHn rag rugs, Johnson' requirements for the Torchbearers rank. The rest of tho girls worked on baby ga.r- ments and sweaters. Those present were Edna Stahl, Elln Johnson, Phyllis Hansen, Laura Bell, Eleanor Pantell, Virginia Stahl, Jepn Rench and Mrs. Stahl, guardian. LATE W. C. T. U. T HERE is much talk In congressional halls of the anticipated ive-cent glass of beer that, it is hoped by drinkers, may make its -ao- earance early In tho year 1933. Tnfs. beer at five cents a glass is depended upon to ( balance the budget and at the same time to satisfy the drinker. But whcrp are the millions of men and the millions of nickels that are to purchase the vast quantity of beer necessary to balance the budget? In her statement on legalizing beer before the ways and means committee of tho House of Representatives on December 24, 1932, Mrs. Ella A, Boole said: "Even money given for relief would find its way- into beer channels. I have, myself, seen hundreds of unemployed men in England go to the public house Immediately on receipt of the dole and not leave until every penny was spent." Charity for Beer Those of us who havo been more provident or fortunate than some of our neighbors and still have a living Income are constantly called upon to contribute to relief funds, to^glve help to needy families, or are solicited on the streets ,nnd at home. In these trying days one does not feel Inclined to scrutinize too closely the use that applicants for help may make of what wo give them. But if easily accessible, five-cent beer comes back, what assurance have wo that the money we give, through charities nnd personally will not bo turned over immediately to tho brewery agencies for beer rather than for food? Indeed, as Mrs. Boole has said of England, that Is precisely where some of the money given will go. Even If not moro than ono or two such cases of tho misuse of relief funds were Known t It would bo apt to harden the hearts uf glvor.s to benevolences, who havo no dcslro to contribute out of their limited funds to the brewers. — Union Signals. Excessively Wet Mexico City has long been one of tho wettest spots on earth. Whisky, brandy, cognqc, mezcal, pulque, guardlente, sotol, cedron, nnd many other drinks of high alcoholic content have been available to the public In thousands of cantlnas of the Mexican capital — not to mention the milder, but nevertheless dangerous wines anc beers. But at last there is hope for a change In these, Intolerable conditions, and that hope rests in the school boys of the Mexican capital, who have organized themselves Into a "League Against Alcohol.", Fifty thousand o them gathered In tho national stadium there recently and swore to abhor aw detest alcohol, the degenorator o their race. President Ortiz Rubio presided m the coromony,and received tho oath which w.as chanted In solemn unlsoi by fifty, thousand boyn, who of the state director of finance. One would require approval of tho state treasurer and controller for bond buy- Ing and selling nnd the other would limit tho leasing power of tho finance director to two years. These matters rose out of hearings the investigating committee has held on alleged irregularities In the state government. Senator Roy Fellom and Arthur II. Breed Introduced a bill guaranteeing that funds the stnto upends from Its northern California gasoline tax revenues for approaches to tho San Francisco-Oakland bridge will be refunded from bridge tolls collected after retirement of the bridge bonds. State Lends Counties Fellom also Introduced a bill, based upon recommendations of the California state unemployment commission, that the state raise $20,000,000 by bonds or some other method for relief loans to counties. The counties would repay tho state within ten years, beginning 1937. Another bill providing mcnns of financing Is to bo Introduced tomorrow. School Compromise A compromise school support amendment was proposed on the floor of the Senate as a means of balancing the state budget. The measure, designed to effect less drastic economies in constitutional guarantees for school support, would reduce the state payments from $30 to $27 per pupil, saving the state approximately $6,000.000 per biennlum. It would nlBo set a maximum of $24 and $48 for the basis of county assessments for elementary and high schools Instead of the $30 and $60 In the amendment of R. R. Ingels, Potter valley, which has received cOm- mlttee approval. The Ingels bill does not change the state basis ot apportionment. with btirctl beads ami luinds helc high. The boys' pledge, or "Oath o (United Press Leased Wire) SACRAMENTO, Jan. 23. — Reorganization plans were to bo discussed at a meeting today of the board of directors of the California National lank,' which, with Its subsidiary, tho jallfornla Trust and Savings Bank, ailed to open for business Saturday. An inventory of tho Institution's as- ets now under way by 12 state and ederal bank examiners will require wo weeks to complete, Edward alnoy, state superintendent of banks, nnounced. At the end of that tlmo, e said, a receiver for tho stato bank ill be appointed. The national bank eceiver will be named by tho con- roller of currency at Washington. In tho meantime, industrial and com- nerolal Interests with funds frozen ehind the closed doors of tho Call- ornla National were assured of the tmost credit consideration by other argo Sacramento banks, which opened t 8 a. m., today to accommodate cus- omers. With $13,000,000 In currency rushed ore from tho federal reserve bank t San Francisco the banks were pre_ ared today to handle any emergency vhlch might arise. Fenrs of a run vore dispelled, however, when a heckup nt the close of business Saturday night revealed deposits during he day had exceeded the withdrawals caused by excitement over tho clos- ng of the California, National. 4 « • • Abhorrence," as It Is popularly known n Mexico, follows: "By the flag of our beloved coun- ry! By the land where wo first saw- he light! By our sublime Mexico! Beneath our glorious flag and under he eyes of God we swear, one and ill, never to degrade ourselves with alcohol. We swear to abhor alcohol, .he assassin of our national spirit and he degenerate of our race!" Written by Schoolboy The oath of abhorrence, judged mrely by Its Impressive blending of [randeur and simplicity, might well lave been the ' work "of a famous author In an Inspired moment. But It was written by a Mexican schoolboy, Edmundo Peraza Vlllanueva. Edmundo, or Edmund, as he would be called In tho United States, wroto It n competition with thousands of other schoolboys. Ho received a gold ncdal from tho hands of the President of Mexico as a reward for. writing the oath, but it Is safe to say he had a bigger thrill from hearing it chanted, word for word, by fifty thousand earnest-eyed schoolmates. In view of the many attacks to which our own prohibition legislation Is being subjected, It Is Interesting and encouraging to note that the Schoolboys' League Against Alcohol was organized In hope of bringing about similar legislation in Mexico. Fifty thousand boys are now preaching tho evils of alcoholic Indulgence, each in his own home; and their united Influence Is tremendous. When tho school boys of today bc.- come the men of tomorrow,' then will prohibition como to Mexico, and then will prohibition be more easily enforced In tho United Statos, for there will bo no more smuggling of liquor across tho Mexican border into our country.—John Newman Page. • « » DRILL TEAM TO MEET The drill team of Harold Brown Auxiliary No. 1408, Veterans of Foreign Warn, will meet Wednesday evening at Moose hall at 8 o'clock. Mre. Clarence Miller, captain, Is assisted In coaching the team by Ernest Mlnner and E. Dallas of the post. The next regular meeting of the auxiliary will be February 1 at 8 o'clock at Moose Hall. 3.05 E FAVORS WINE (Continued From Page One) ocrat, Arizona; Walsh, Democrat Montana; King, Democrat, Utah; Dill Democrat, Washington, and Norrls Republican, Nebraska. Against, 6; Senators Borah, Republican, Idaho; Robinson, Republican Indiana; Hastings, Republican, Delaware; Augustln, Republican, Vermont; Bratton, Democrat, New Mexico, and Neely, Democrat, West Virginia. Three Absent Three senators wero absent, Senators Schall, Republican, Minnesota Black, Democrat, Alabama, and Ste phens, Democrat, Mississippi. If al had beeri present and voting agalns beer and wine tho Volstead modlfl cation would have been adversely ro ported by one vote. Chairman Nor rls of tho committee said no arrange ment had bepn made to poll absen senators. The prohibition on advertlsln would not apply to foreign newspa pers mailed to tho United States rto to foreign radio stations. Norrls sal Canadian stations could accept sue advertisement regardless of. its ro aeptlon In the United States. Another amendment adopted wnul permit wlno manufacturers to roduc by dilution as well as extraction tb alcoholic content of boveragas to th limits prescribed In tho propose modification. man Sachs up 6c nnd Idaho Mines lOc. Edison 0s held even, wlillo American Telephone lost % and Occidental Pate 5c. NEW BEDFORD, Mass.—About 800 workers will bo given employment hero Monday when the Nashawena mills open at capacity operations after a shutdown of, two months. NEW YORK.—Building operations aro Increasing according to the F. W. Dodge Corporation, which reported now construction contracts awarded In 37 states east of the Rockies from January 1 to January 16 totaled $43,261,300, against $37,312,000 In tho corresponding period. .Y. STOCKS IN SLIGHJJELINE Losses Small, However, and Retrieved, in Part; N. & W, Drops 4 TOLEDO, Ohio.—More than 3000 workers have boon recalled by 61 major factories hero since January 1 and a further gnln of more than 2000 Is expected to be shown Monday on account of big re-employment by the Willys-Overland Co. GRAIN: VISIBLE SUPPLY NEW YORK, Jan. 23. (A. P.)—The visible supply « r American grain shows the following changes In bushels: Wheat decreased ,3,393,000; corn Increased 1,410,000; oats Increased 110,000; rye Increased 45,000; barley Increased 148,000. S. F. Stocks (Associated Pratt Leaned Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24.— Stock— Bid Asked Alaska Juneau 12'.i Atlas Imperial A SHi Byron Jackson 1'j California Packing 8;» Caterpillar Tractor. Cons. Chem. A 13V4 Crown pfd. "B" S'.i Flromans Fund Ins 42'* Leslie-California Salt L. A. O. & E pfd '.. 95 Vi North American 4Tb P. O. & E. com 29',i P. G. & E. 0% 1st pfd 25 P. O. & E. 6V4% 1st Pfd.. 22's Pac. Light com 40Va Pac. Light $0 dlv. pfd 93 Pac. Pub. Scrv. 1st pfd 4U P. T. & T. com 79 P. T. & T. pfd 108 Parafflno com 0% Richfield Oil com U Richfield Oil pfd fa ROOM Bros, torn 2 S. L. Lt. & Pw. 7% pr. pfd Shell Union com P T A lie Jio liio T HE Jefferson P. T. A. recently enjoyed an evening of relaxation, .ho event being tho annual circus for roung and old, held In the school auditorium. Alvln Heltzman, dressed as ringmaster, appropriately Introduced tho jerformcrs. Phyllis Lehman and Bllfle To Heltzman presented a tap dance. The Kern River Outlaws furnished popular cowboy, songs und dialect. Charlotte Daly, In a lovely costume, ;ave a solo danco. Roy Pathe, a favorite entertainer, was heard In two musical numbers played on the saw and accompanied by .Mrs. J. J. Fagan at the.piano. Pupils of tho Bert Easley Dancing School appeared in several pleasing tap dances. Mr. Easley delighted the audience with his own humorous dances und tricks of magic. A dinner, preceding the program, was served In the kindergarten room and refreshment and pleasure booths wore liberally patronized. Tho activities of the evening wore sponsored by the January ways and means committee. The members of this committee were Mrs. Gordon Tralll, Mrs. J. J. Fagan, Mrs. J. H. Parker, Mrs 'Leo Pauly, Mrs M. S. Monan and Mrs. C. C. Scott. S. P. S. P. G. G Standard Oil Calif Union Oil Calif 17 9 <4 43'i 25 i 22% •11'a 93'i 10'J 10% 100 BVi 17 H r>Vi 247fc 10% L. A. Stocks LATE BULLETIN NEW YORK, Jan. 23. (A. P.)— Stocks concluded a strikingly dull session with narrow and Irregular net change! today. Copper Issues firmed allghtly, but food stocks were rather heavy. Trans- fera approximated 660,000 iharei. NEW YORK, Jan. 23.—The stock market was a bit fidgety today and prices slid off a little. Important liquidation failed to appear, however, and most declines were fractional. Tho list recovered partly, after a setback In the first hour. American Telephone lost more than a point, then reduced Its decline to a small fraction. Similar losses In New York Central and Union Pacific were cut In half. Norfolk & "Western dropped nearly 4 points In a thin market. Woolworth lost more than a point, and Borden and National Dairy sagged a point or so, as did Allied Chemical. U. S. Steel dipped a minor fraction. Motors and tobaccos were about steady. Senator Borah's statement that the budget could not be balanced and that Inflation was necessary, again set. financial quarters buzzing and was presumably a factor In a sag of the dollar In foreign exchange markets. Most quarters in Wall street express doubt that any form of currency tampering which might Inspire gold hoard- Ing would bo tried. In the meantime, money rates have continued to decline, with shorter term bankers' acceptances today quoted on a yield basis of % to H of 1 per cent. BAR SILVER NEW YORK, Jim. 23. (A. P.)—Bar silver, Vic higher at 26'^c. Leo B. Hart, Bakersfleld High School counselor, and two high school students, Miss Gertrude Wachob and Jim Logan, wero speakers at recent community mooting, sponsored by th,e P. T. A., at Arvln. Moro than 300 persons woro In attendance. "A Journey Through High School" was the subject of (lie talk given;by- Mr. .Hart. Miss Wachob spoke on "Modern Womanhood," the qualities of which, she said, .tire exemplified in tho diameters of Edith Cavell, Florence Nightingale nnd Jane Adams. Mr. Loga'n's topic was "Modern Mnn- hood,"' the student orator contrasting the characters of Lindbergh, Washington and Lincoln-with three men of a different, type, Insull, Besemoyer anrl Arnold. Miss Wnchoh and Mr. Logan aro members of W. K. Peterson's high school debate squad. L. A. BUTTER, EGGS, POULTRY LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23. (U. P.)— Butter Extra, 19o; prime firsts, 18c; standards, 17c; firsts, lOc. Egos (Candled) Largo—Clean extras, 24c; light dlrtv extras, 23c; clean standards, 23c; light dirty standards, 23c; checks, 23c. Medium—Clean, 21c; light dirty, 21c; clean standards. 20c; light dirty standards, 20c; checks, 20c. Small—Clean. 21c: light dirty, 21c. Poultry and Rabbits Hens, Leghorns, 2Vi to 3V4 Ibs., 13o. Hens, Leghorns, 3>4 to 4 Ibs., 14c. Hens, Leghorns, 4 Ibs. und up, 14c. Hens, colored, 3V4 to 4 Ibs., lOc. Hens, colored, 4 Ibs. and up, 17c. Broilers, 1 and up to 1% Ibs., 14c. Broilers, 1% to 2',i Ibs., 17c. Fryers, Leghorns, 2U to 3 Ibs., He. Fryers, colored, 2Vi to 3Vi Ibs., 17c. Roasters, soft bone, 3 Mi Ibs. up, 17c. Stags, 13c; old roosters, 8c. Ducklings, Pekln, 4. Ibs. and up. lie. Other than Pokln. 4 Ibs. up, lOc. Oil} ducks, lOc Geese, 12c. Young loin turkeys, 13 Ibs. up, 13c. Young toms, dressed, 12 Ibs. up, 18c. Hen turkeys, 9 Ibs. and up, 13c. Hen turkeys, dressed, 8 Ibs. up, lOc. Old torn turkeys, 12c; dressed, 16c. Squabs, under 11 Ibs. per dozen. 15c. Squabs, 11 Ibs. dozen and up, 20c. Capons, live, under 7 Ibs., IRc. Capons, llvo, 7 Ibs. :ind up, 20c. Capons, dressed, under 6 Ibs., 23c. Capons, dressed, 0 Ibs. and up, 23c. Rabbits, No. 1 white, 3 to 4 Iba., So. Rabbits, No. 2 white, 3 to 4 Ibs., Oc. No. 1, mixed colors, 3 to 4 Ibs., 6c. Rabbits, No. 1, old, Cc. (United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23.— Industrials Bid Asked Byron Jackson 1 2 Claude Neon Elec 6 OV4 Douglas Aircraft 11% 12% Umsco Derrick com 3 4 Globe G. & M. com 0 12 Goodyear T. & R. pfd 30H 32 Taylor Milling 4 Mi Van do Knmp B 9Vi Wcstoni Pipe, 7 8 Banks Citizens Nat. Hank 37 38>,£ Sec. First Nat. Bank 44 45 Miscellaneous L. A. Investment Co 1 l?i Pacific Finance Co 6U . GVi Pacific Mutual Life 28 28 V4 Transnmcrlca 5 6H Western Air Express 13 10 Public Utilities L. A. G. & El. pfd 95^ 07 P. G. & E m 211 2!H4 I'. G. *. E. 1st pfd 24"s 25Vi Pac. Lighting com 41 42 S. Joa. L. &. P. 6% pfd.. 20 So. Calif. Ed. com 20 26'H So. Calif. Ed. 7% pfd 2B»i 20% So. Calif. Ed. (1% pfd 24 24U So. Calif. Ed. 6Vi% Pfd 22 22V4 So. Calif. Gas (1% pfd 23Vi Southern Pacific 17*i IH'.i Oils Harnsdall 3'i 4 Malso Chlca 1'i l*i Pacific Western 3U 3»., Republic Polo l»i 1^ Richfield Oil a » "f Richfield Oil pfd H H Standard Oil of Calif 2Hi 25"n Union Oil (Calif.) 10U 10?i Citrus Market (. \nnoc\atc.d rrcHS Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23. — Early reports from eastern ami middle western nuotlon centers toduy gave the following price runge per box: Oranges Graded Above Choice Choice New York ...... $2.35<if>3.50 $2.30<}f 2.GO Boston .......... 2.654Ji3.30 Chlcngo ........ 2.50§3.1G Philadelphia ____ 2.7U&3.1G Plttsburg ...... . 2.55(^2.70 Cleveland ....... a.25f|jili.20 St. LoillH ........ 2.60i3'2.90 Cincinnati ...... 2.80 Detroit ......... 2.70^2.80 Lemons Grades Above Choice Now York ...... $3.80®4.40 Boston .......... 4.C6$5.2D Chicago ......... 4.40(j ( :4.70 Philadelphia .... 4.06'/ji4.75 Plttsburg ....... 4.40(ii4.70 ("luvfilnnd ....... 4.10fiH.6U SI. Loul.s ....... 4.25 Cincinnati ...... 3.or>fj<3.80 New York Close 1 (United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 23.— Railroad! Stock— Close Atchlson', Topeka & S. P 42'i Baltimore & Ohio 9% Chesapeake & Ohio 28*4 Erie Railroad 6Vi Illinois Central 13>i Missouri Pacific New York Central Northern Paulflc Pennsylvania Southern Pacific Union Pacific Great Northern pfd Industrials American Can American Tel. & Tel llorden 3 isv; 14 ?t IB 17% 74 »i Caterpillar Tractor Citlo." Service Columbia Gas 104 af, 22 Vi 7*i JOH SAN FRANCISCO LIVESTOCK SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, .liin. 23. (U. P.)— Hogs— Receipts 2000; slow, butchers uneven; 1 nil-pound Calif or- nliiN, $4, fglly 15o higher; common to medium 188-pound Ncbraskas, $3.75: HOWS, $2.26(5>2.50. Cattle — Receipts 400; ncllvp, most . . 2.35(ij 2.ti5 2.3010-2.65 2.60 1.95(^2.15 2.15©2.20 2.35<fj)2.45 2.10 2.40(8'2.00 Choice $3.30(3)3.00 3.85@4.45 3.80W4.20 $S5r<T3.G5 •J.«G'Vf4.1U 3.40 Detroit 4.20W<1.UO New Orleans.... 8.00<u>3.35 2.5093.10 3.fiO(U<4.15 Consolidate*! Gas 59 Corn Products 54% Curtlss-Wrlght 2 Famous Players jaii Fox Films "A" 1% General Electric..;... 14»i General Foods 24V 1 Gold Dust 141/1 Goodyear Tire & Rubber 16'i International Harvester 2l4i International Tel. & Tel 73., Montgomery Ward 13<)i North American 28»i Pacific Gas <fc Electric 29',-i Radio Corporation 4"J| Safeway Stores 41.1;; Sears, Roebuck Co 19^4 IT. S. Rubber 40^ Union Carbide & Carbon 26% United Aircraft t 20V- Warner Brothers ivjj Western Union 26T« Westlnghouso Electric 29V B Woolworth Stores 33 ' J. C. Penney 26% Transamerlca 514 First National Stores 62' Johns-Manvllle 20"^Metals American Smelting- 143, Anaconda Copper ' 77, Pothlehc.ni Steel International Nickel Kennecott Copper U. S. 8t£el 9% Vanadium Steel ................... Republic Stoel .................... Tobacco and Sugar 11H OU American Sugar 24V- American Tobacco "A" 62V4 American Tobacco "R" 64Vi American Sumatra 7 Cuban American Sugar 1% Great Western Sugar 7v<. R. J. Reynolds "B" S2 7 » United Cigars. killing ]5(tf25c higher: medium and good 924 to 1000-pound California and Idaho steers, $4.G!i<fc>4.75; medium 690-pound, $4.26; 1177-pound Callfor- nias, $4.25; lie If era, $4; cows, $3.50. Sheep — Receipts 1025; moderately active, lambs steady to strong; top good 88 and 89-pound wooletl Idaho.*, $6 straight; good 75-pound tihorn Ore- ROIIH, $6; good owes, $2.60, around 50c higher. TO VISIT IN CITY Mrs. Nell B. Irwin, supreme worthy high priestess of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, will visit Bakersfleld February 16. Plans for her coming will be made when members of Bakersfield White Shrine Social Club meet Friday evening at the homo of Mrs. D. J. Llghtner, 2640 Pacific Drive. •• » » •— MISSOURI CLUB MEETING Making of quilts will bo the main diversion when the Missouri Club moots at the homo of Mrs. O. L. Murray, 103 Hughes street, Olldalo, Tuesday. All women who have ever made their home In Missouri tiro bidden. Reynolds' Child May Receive $2,000,000 (United I'rr.t* Leaned Wire). WINSTON'-SALEM, N. C., Jan. 23. The Reynolds tobacco family Insisted today that any settlement of the $20,000,000 estate of the late Z. Smith Reynolds would be made in open court. • Reports persisted, however, that the family had agreed to settle $2,000,000 each on Reynolds' child by Ltbby Hoi- man Reynolds, his torch singer widow, and on Anne Cannon Reynolds, 2-year-old marriage. voted to charitable work In his memory. This was the plan suggested by Mm. Reynolds. FAMOUS N.Y. WOMAN BY DEATH LOS ANQELES LIVESTOCK LOS ANGKI.ES. Jan. 23. (A. P.)— Hogs—RarelptH 175, fully steady; locals and (•astorns, $!l.5ll1i 3.7S. Cattle—Receipts 2500; slow; stem's steady to strong, other classes about stPHdy; medium to good Htri-rs, $4.15 474.75; Mexicans, $3."5lt:t.S5; heifers, $4.00f|<4.HO; medium to Bond ernvs, $n.OO (Jl 11.50; ciitlnr grades, Jl.3f)'ii 2.«5; bulls, LOS ANQELES PRODUCE MARKET LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23. (U. P.)— There was a moderate volume of trading on tho market this morning up to the tlmo when the rain started. A few linos were In light supply and sold at somewhat higher prlcp.s: Artichokes, good Davenport, J3.7T>'a : 4.25 box; Arroyo Grande, fair, $3.00fC 3.50; frosted, $2.00(i)2.50. Avocados, Fuertes, 15 f (}'17e pound, few 18c, windfalls 12c; Pueblas, MfalGc. Fancy Curplnterla Lima beans, 20c pound. Local Cunnonball cabbage, 40i} > 65c crate; red cabbage, 75c(Jj,$l. Snowball and Pearl cauliflower, 25 fljMOe crate. Celery, Venice. 75'(?90o half crate, few $1; Norwnlk celery, *l.00<tj>l.l0; Chulu Vista, $1.U.fIl.35; Hawthorne, $1.00f]-l.l5 half crate. Coachrlla valley cRKplant, 75L"!f'$l. Imperial valley dry pack lettuce, $l.15(fl/l.25 crate for 4-dnzciis, $1.00fK 1.15 for •San Onofro 4s, $1.00icl.l5; $3.80 down. Calves - Receipt H to $7.25 •100; slow, steady; medium calves daughter by a previous The balance would be de- TREASURY REPORT WASHINGTON, Jan. 2:1. (A. P.)-— Troanury recolptx for January 20 wero $4,533,652.32; expenditure*, $11,417,655.16; bnlnm-c, J.'!Sl!,!ir,0,3!!!).2l. Cun- toniM duties fur "0 days of January | wero $l2,0'J2,147.0'i. NEW YORK, Jan.. 23.—A special mass, was celebrated nt St. Patrick's Cathedral today, by order of Patrick Cardinal Hayes, for Miss Elizabeth Marbury, one of New York's most .celebrated women. Politicians and playwrights, society leaders and authors, Joined In paying tribute to Miss Marbury, who died suddenly yesterday at the ai?e of 76. • As Democratic national committeewoman -for New York state for many years, she was n close associate of Alfred E. Smith and of Tammany leaders. Funeral services' will be held tomorrow, with Mayor John P. O'Brien, Tammany Leader John F. Curry and probably Governor Herbert H. Lehman among the mounters. 4 i » PRINCESS WEDS NEWARK, N. .!., Jail. 2.1. (A. P.)— Tho 'Princess Allen A. Obolcnsky, a daughter of John 'Jacob Astor and- sis- tor of Vincont Astor, married horn Saturday to Ralnumd von Hofnuin- I stahl, a native of Austria. vcakirs up held at $5. Wheel)—lU;celpt,s GOO; strons to 25c higher; medium to good 78 to 95- pound lambs, $5.00ifi>5.80; few good Arizona milk lamlm, $7; common to medium ewos, $1.75. METALS MARKET NEW YORK, Jan. 23. (A. P.)—Copper dull; electrolytic spot 5c; future 5 Vic. Tin Htoady; spot and nearby J22.80; futurt) $l'2.!iO. Iron (inlet, No. 2 f. o. b. Eastern Pennsylvania $12.50; Buffalo $14.00; Alabama JlO.OO'ij'll.Ul). Lead dull; spot New York $3.00; East St. Louis $2.87. Zinc quiet; East St. Louis spot and future $3.00. Antimony $fl.OO. Quicksilver $48.00Q>49.00. Los Angeles Hay (Attoriatea Press'Leased Wire) . LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24.—Hay, per ton, f. o. b. L6s AiiBdles: Choice barley, $l4fyI5. 'Choi.'ti oat, $15©1«. Alfalfa, delivered -(Ilynes or El Moiit'-): U. X. No. I, JI2.50'uK'..M). U. S. No. 2 leafy, »l2.00(tfl2.50. U. S. No. Caplxtruno 6s, fiO<ii;75e, Peas, Curplnterla, lltjiHc pound; Ventura county and Santa Maria, 10 411 Ic pound. Summer squash, Imperial valley, $1..Will.75 crate; Imperial Italian, $1.75 'n2.on prate; Italian from San Diego r-oiinly, $1.75 u IUBI local bunaiui, $'uli a ton. l.iiciil and northern Jersey swoet potatoes, 40'<j60e His; yams, Cn'(J75c. Local tangerines, 2Vi.fl3u pound. CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO, Jan. 23. (A. P.)—Notwithstanding a sudden dip In prices shortly before tile close, tho wheat market today displayed stubborn strength. A transient Increase of speculative .selling was responsible for the temporary luttt setback. Rallies at the last were accompanied by some en- lai'Kement of buying based mure or less mi :;,:i'.i:i,000 bushels curtailment of ihB United States wheat visible Oils Mexican Seaboard 17>» Phillips Peto fit? Shell Union 5 Sinclair 51: Standard of Calif 24<£ Standard of N. J 30'i Standard of N. Y 7 Texas Company is Tidewater Assn. New 31^. Motors Auburn 4714 Chrysler General Motors Hudson Packard Motors Studebaker Tlmkon Roller Bearing.. Equipments American Car Foundry... Baldwin Locomotive Gmii'ral Tank Stewart Warner 14 14 6V* 4', 173, CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO. Jan. 23. (A. P.)—Hogs- Receipts 40,000; mostly slendy: Brood choice 140 to 210-pound, $3.40@3.BO; top, 13.50: sows, $2.50(fi2.65. Cattle—Receipts 11,000; common and medium grade light steers and yearlings stroiiK to 25c higher, better (Trades remaining very slow, asking higher, lower prad« steers mostly S3.2fiW-4.flO; strictly choice 1040-pound Missouri fed ycarllnss, $7.25: welghtv bullocks si PW; beof cows dull, venters Mendy, mostly $r>.f>0'<T>i',.50: strictly good and cholcn Ulnd.s. $ii.00ifi'8.50. Shppp— Rn-flpts H.OOO; very slow: iloslrablo weights jiml qualified fat lambs around steady up to $0.25. Fat ewes around steady at $2.50 upward. FOREIGN EXCHANGE NEW YORK, Jan. 23. fA. P.)—For- plpn exchniiKe firm; Great Britain In dollars, ntliors In cents: Great Britain demand, 3.36U: cables, S.oii'V.; BO-day bills. I1.35U. France, de- imind, H.ftlli; ; cables, 3.00 13.16. Italy, Ueinand, 5.IlVa: cables, 5.12. llfiinamlR: Uelgluin, 13.87^2 Ger- maiiv, 23.7f»to; Holland. 40.18; Tokln. jn.ST: Shanghai. 2S.37H; Montreal, xii.S7'.'.; Mexico City (silver peso). 31. supply tutal. WhiTit closed firm 1 ,i'ii Saturday's finish, corn \k<il' unchanged to ',»a hlghtr, visions unchanged to u rl '\ 1 ' above t''- "P. oats and pro- u of 5c. CHICAGO. Jan. 23. (A. P.)— Wheat No. 2 hard, 47 & 4i'; NO. 1 northern spring, 57%i", No. 2 mixed (weevlly), 47^0; new corn No. 3 mixed, 234T23Uc: No. 2 yellow, 25i'; No. 3 white, 23'i® No. .'! yellow. 25c; oats " . 231ic: old corn No. 2 white, :t5c; No. 2,' S barley, rye. No. 1, COFFEE MARKET NEW YOI1K, Jan. M. t U. P.'— Coffee: Spot Rio "K limited »t S-;ic; Sun- 'i-w Is, IOC. Night Coughs Nothing stops a night cough as quickly as Plso's. For Pisa's does the needed things. Swallowed slowly It clings to thu throat, soothes Inflamed tissues, and loosens the mucus. Working Internally Piso's destroys tho cold germs and breaks up Infection. Contnlns no opiate. 1 !. Safe for children. 35c und GO,' t-lxcs, all druggists. ForCoughf and Colds

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