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Bakersfield, California
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Tuesday, January 24, 1933
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?"""^' v "^ THE BAKERSFIELD CAL1FORNIAN, TUESDAY,, JANUARY 24, 1933 QCAL AND TELEGRARn DUE WEDNESDAY Dismissal of Lumberman in ,Tudd Case Forecast by .Judge's -Words (Continued From Payc One) denco to corroborate testimony given by Mrs. Judd. "If the court believes Mrs. Judd's story." the defense nt-Rued, "she Bhot in self-defense and thnre was no murder committed. Accordingly, Mr. Hal- lornn cannot be charged with having assisted after murder. If tho court does not believe Mrs. Judd's Htory then there In no evidence at all to 1 show Mr. Hnlloran had any part in the affair." Mrs. Judd Not Present Mrs. Judd, -who npont five eonsnru- tlve dityfl on the witnons stand last week, wnw not. In court, today. Her U'Hllmony concluded, whs wan removed to her cell in death row at the state penitentiary. Unless the pardon hoard, interferes she will be hanged 1'\*bruarv 17. ' | Navy Graduates Are to Be Given I Bachelor Degrees (Aftonlatrd Prom Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 24.—So half the graduates at Annapolis this year won't have to hunt jobs without college degrees, the House nnval committee today approved a bill which would let the academy confer a degree of bachelor of sol* ence. ' Because of the few vacancies in the navy, only about half of the graduates this summer car) take commissions. Secretary Adams told,the House the remainder would have to hunt Jobs In civil life and degrees might be of assistance, ' LOADED FOR BEAR . ; 1..O.S A NOBLES, Jan. 24.—Three bandits who held up the service station whore Frank Slelnhllbcr Is attendant, must have expected trouble. They were armed with sawed-off shotguns and heavy caliber revolvers After robbing the station of $r>0 they forced Stolnhllber Into (he hark room threatening to pepper him with buck shot If he camo out before ten minutes elapsed. TOHITtEO County Signs Contract With State to Secure Aid in Eradicating Weed Three organlzatlohs -will unite -to eradicate the.jnost noxious, oconpml- cally damaging and persistent o< all weeds In this county, camel's thorn, 1-iewta A. Burtoh, agricultural commissioner, announced today. The Board 'of Supervisors has signed- a contract with the state of California to obtain Kern county's share of a state appropriation to be used In eradicating tho cnmol'H thorn hero. Tender the contmct the commonwealth, 1 will share one-third of tho.expense, Ke>n county one-third -nnd the land .owner one-third. • . In thin manner the costs will be so distributed that the burden may be tho more easily borne, Mr.-Burton bc- Hevos. ' "Had n campaign of eradication been started against the few patches STATE SENATE BEATS SCHOOL-SLASH (Continued on Page Eleven). 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Suits whose workmanship is noticeable instantly. AH of durable worsteds. SPECIAL GROUP OF Suits Overcoats Handkerchiefs Neckwear Shoes Shirts Hats Pajamas Leather Coats Trousers . . . PRICE HARRY COFFEE DEPENDABLE CLOTHIERS SINCE I9O4 FRESNO . . BAKERSFIELD tlon broke out in tho State Senate today. It arose over the introduction of .a letter from Roland A. Vandegrlft, state director of finance, to the state Senate. Senator Will U. Stmrkey, Martinet, asked permission to have the letter printed in the Senate Journal. '*•: !'•' Vandegrlft's communication explained details of- the lease of the San Francisco state building annex, claiming (t provided "adequate, protection for the state," It further charged that the finance director had,not been, given an op* portunlty to present his side* of the dispute to the Investigating committee. "^ ,,.,Jnman Retorts • Jumplh» : *»'--hls feet, Senator J. M. Inman, Sacramento, chairman of the committee, shouted; "Mr, Vttndegrlft has had every opportunity to tell his story to the committee, "Wo Invltea^-hlm -to- answer a few questions, and ho protested vigorously that being called ns a witness Interfered with his work. "Vandegrlft claims he has been frank with us. But- while the committee wan discussing the lease of the state building for' more than two weeks, he had another secret option In his pocket that' had never been recorded. Is that, being frank?" Vandegrlft Defended Defending Vandegrlft, Senator Sharkey accused Inman of "trying hla case in the newspapers." "The special prosecutor of the committee has pulled questions out of thin air and left them hanging there," he said. "This whs solely 16 get cer- EHNQCRACY SPLIT BY INTERNAL CLASH (Continued From Page One) Informed earlier by his four, rebelling disciples that dissolution was Imminent. Professor Rruitenstraueh said Rug Resembling: $5 Note^ Held Not Counterfeiting the break was amicable know.", - -. so far as I BITTER 1 BIOIN ATTEMPT AT RECONSTRUCTION * NEW YORK, Jan. 24. (U. p.)— Attempts to 'reconstruct the organization of technocracy began at secret meetings In New York 'today after an unexpected cleavage had shaken the original group to Its foundations. The new alignment was made Imperative by the repudiation of Chief Technocrat Howard Scott by four of technocracy's most substantial supporters. Headed by Walter Bautenstrauch, professor of Industrial engineering at Columbia University, the four plan to carry. o,n,,.a. .survey. pf North energy and resources at that Institution. - Their break with Scott-. wan precipitated by "attitudes" they held the technocratic director assumed. Scott, however, said the work of technocracy and the energy survey of North America' would so on under his direction. The -name tain accusations before regardless of whether founded In fact or not." the public, they were ASSEMBLY VOTES TO ADJOURN ON FRIDAY SACRAMENTO, Jan. 24. (A. P.)— "technocracy," which The state Assembly today adopted and passed to the Senate n resolution calling for adjournment nt noon Fri day. , The 'Senate has the option of amending the hour of adjournment to meet Its own conditions. The Legislature will stay In adjournment at least 30 days coming back early In March to take up bills introduced the first part of the session. The Assembly passed a bill clearing the way for changes In the law on corporation taxes. The bill, by Assemblyman B. J. tfelgenbaum of San Francisco, extends time for filing corporation tax returns from March- 15 to April 15 of this year. Assemblyman West introduced a resolution to membrlaliie Congress to pass legislation putting all manufacturing of munitions of war in the hands of the .federal government. West declared private manufacture of arms and other war materials tended to bring about wars and offered hip resolution ,A» a move toward, world. | peac'e. ;,,-'• ^ • . ' . .' " Assemblyman. Jqhn T. Ruwlo of San Pedro Introduced a bill calling for a two-year moratorium ' on all mortgages. "If we can give foreign nations a moratorium on 'war debts we should give the people at home more time to pay," Rawls declared. has become almost a national byword In the outburst of publicity of the past few months, remains with Scott. The others don't want it. Prom sources other than Scott It was understood that 300 charts of the energy survey, compiled at Columbia and elsewhere, probably would revert to Scott. While much work has been conducted at Columbia, Scott's group has also maintained laboratories in mid-Manhattan. • ' ' GERMAN STATESMAN PLEASED WHHU.S. A. Long Political Feud Between De Valero, Cosgrave Is Being Settled (AMocialtd t Preni Leafed Wire) DUBLIN, v v..Jan. 24.—Another.-, battle In the longrjteud between the. tyfo outstanding figures In Jrlsh politics— Eamon do Valera nnd William T, Cosgrave—was being decided today nt the polls. A-now Call Blreanjv.was being sleeted which In turn will select the head. of. the government. Tall, dark Anterlean*b6rH' De Valera arid the- nl* most dapoer, sandy-hatred Cosgrave, eacip.wound up his campaign with Jubilant predictions that tie would be the .Dull'* .choice for president ot the council. -' . . ' • : - : • The election Is upon the principle of propoTtlonal representation—the last Dall Included 163 members—and this will slow up the counting, which does not begin until tomorrow. •' De V«ler«'» St«nd President De Valera, who : called for the election In »n unexpected political move'three weekri ago, Is the champion of complete Irish Independence which he -has ext«nd*d*.to -the economic field In the past year. He seeks endorsement of'his refusal'.to pay land annuities claimed fay the British government and the resulting tariff war. Coiorave Attitude Cosgrave, who lost the presidency In the election 11 months ago after hold- Ing It five years and becoming virtual dictator Because of internal disturbances, -urges the -development of the Free State as a part of the British Empire. . Rioting Renewed • The rioting which Interrupted numerous Cosgrave meetings despite tho protection assured by De Valera, was renewed last night at his final rally In Cork. Severn! persons were treated In hospitals for Injuries received In the fighting, which continued early today as Cosgrave adherents paraded the streets of his home city. More than 100 were Injured In fights when Cosgrave made a final sweep Sunday Into County Kerry. Several' of hla meetings wore broken up, beginning with the first days of the campaign. Preti Leawd MEMPHIS, T«nn., Jaq) 24.—The government tlgurei A rug wov«h to resemble • $» federal reeerve note hardly oonttltutes- counterfeiting. Somebody presented tht Union Plantar* Bank with the rug last •ummer. .It wag patterned after H ' bank note, and secret service agents, called to Inspect It and rule violated the counterfeiting laws, were reluctant to express an opinion. .... So the rug was sent te Washington jind now ..It has been Returned with the government's permission to use It,, • Savant, Henry ,M. Robinson aniLProf. Munro Study- World's Ills, , (Continued From Page One) PROVIDES COMPULSORY UNEMPLOYMENT. INSURANCE SACRAMENTO. Jan. 1 24. (U. J>.)— Compulsory unemployment Insurance for California Workers was provided In a bill Introduced In the Assembly today by Assembly Melvln I. Cronln and William B. H^rnblower, San Francisco. ' . Tho bill embodies recommendations of the state unemployment commission, • "It provides every employer of more than four, -, persons, excepting • farm and domestic workers, to set up an unemployment. t reserve fund -of $2.20 for every ?100 paid In wages," said Cronln. "Thu employer would contribute $l.r>4 and tho employe 06 cento. "When tho res'erve per employe of any eHtabllHhment reifches $50 the contribution •syould be reduced 50 per cent. Contributions would cease when the. reseves .total $75 per employe. The bunefltH'would range from $5-to $12.60 and' would be limited .to 13 weeks in any year. "The, state treasurer would .be the custodian of the fund which would be administered by the state, department of'Industrial relations subjeat to the supervision of a nonsalarled commission of five appointed by the governor. The bill would become effective January 1, 1084, and benefits for unemployed be available January 1, 1935." •-•-.• •••."' (Atioclated Pre»» Leaied Wire) BERLIN, Jan. 24.—Julius Curtis, former-foreign minister, addressing the American Chamber of Commerce today, highly complimented America's understanding of European problems.- He recently returned from a visit to the United States. "It Is entirely wrong to say that America Is not Interested In Europe," he said. "President Hoover and President-elect Roosevelt want peace based upon justice and desire to co-operate with the rest of the world for its attainment. It 'Is also wrong for Europeans to think* that Americans lack' Idealism. 'America approaches world problems with a real'ldeallsm." The strongest Impressions of his entire trip, he said, were the big trees* In California and the Grand Canyon of the- Colorado river. He compared the big trees In California with President Von Hlndenburg and said that the Grand Canyon was an Imposing lllustratlpn of the gradual disintegration of finite things. He said he found American hospitality overwhelming. FOUR TEXANS BEATEN AND TWO MAY DIE the fundamental cause and the mosl Important factor In the existing depression, possibly more Importani than all other factors combined." He said "Our difficulties started with mass movement at- pe'oplo Inspired by fear," and "that until wo find a formula for measuring fear, by discovering Its origin and probable movement, we cannot with certainty ad Just economic machinery, whatever form such machinery may have, as to oyercome the effect of fear." Prof. Munro's Opinion Munro pointed out that more wealth has been dissipated by unwise pollt leal action since the Armistice than was destroyed during the World War He .said tax burdens must be reduced and governmental costs cut. "If our representatives In Congres would only display half the goot sense, patience, thrift and resource fulness which the masses of our cltl zenshlp are showing In thin ordea we would pass through It much mor speedily," he said. From "this ho Bug gested that politics be adjourned a In war time. TWO BILLS OFFERED MAN KILLS HIMSELF; LEAVES PATHETIC NOTE (United Frail Leated'Wire) PASADENA. Jan. "24.—B. W. Trnpp, 52, once-prosperous promoter of open-air markets, 'killed himself with gas. In a Respondent ,mpqd.over'flnan- plaf reverses, police reported 'today. Besjde his .body'was found this note: "With no friends, with no mono/, without hope, tired, weary and -njen- lally sick, I die alone," ' ' His body was found In a hotel room three days after h8 had disappeared from hla home. .' (Associated Preie Leaned Wire) I,UFKIN, Texas, Jan. 24.—Four persons were beaten severly, two probably fatally, today -by a neighbor who called at their farm house six miles north of Lufkln and attacked them with a'hammer. Mrs. Robert McCall and her daughter sallle, ,13,. were taken to a hospital where slight hope was held' for their recovery." Their husband and father, F. Jj. McCall, was struck on the head, and Mrs.' N. J. L,obney; Mrs. McCall's mother, .suffered broken fingers as well as head Injuries. Mrs. McCall said the assailant asked for a loon of $S. to move to another farm,,nrul began the attacks when her put-so disclosed $15. He took the money and fled. Posses began a search for tho fugitive. CITY EM1TGET ANOTHERPAY CHECK (United Prett Leaned Wire) CHICAGO. Jan. 24.—City employes divided a two weeks', pay check of $lj915,4G3 today—the first since December 23 — while school teachers heard .news that their pay was reduced 1C per cent. \ Mayor Anton J. Cerinak explained that teaqhers were not paid today be- cnusftttbere were not sufficient funds. The "decision to cut teachers' pay wan reached by the board of educn- tloitrand'the-citizens' committee. It .was .believed the action would facilitate borrowing of money to pay teachers $24,000,000 In back salaries. HIT AT ROLPH pro- (United 1'rci* Leaied Wire) SACRAMENTO, Jan. 24.— The posals striking at Governor Rolph's $258,000,000 biennial budget reached the floor of the state Senate simultaneously late today. One, a resolution by Senator Roy F.ellom, San Francisco, called upon the Legislature to appoint a' Joint committee to prepare an Independent Engagement at Natiawa*.- Without Result After 120-Hour Fight BOLIVIA, PARAGUAY IN GORY WARFARE! Combat Among Bloodiest in South American History •> By A. L. BRADFORD (United I'rcis Leased Wire) B UENOS AIRES, Jan. 24.—One of the bloodiest battles in modern South American history entered its Fifth day today in the Gran Chaco, where Bolivia and Paraguay have been fighting an "undeclared war" , tor nearly seven months. Thousands have been killed or wounded. The latest engagement waa in the sector known to the Paraguayans as Nanawa and to the Bolivians as Ayala. • . German In Command The Bolivians, who had been on tho defense In the face of a Paraguayan drive until General Hans Kundt returned from Germany to assume the Bolivian high command, made a desperate attempt to break through the Paraguayan lines. It was believed that General Kundt mapped out the offensive. 4000 Casualties The casualties In the Nanawu sector were more than 4000 killed «i>r wounded, If dispatches from Bolivian and Paraguayan headquarters at the front could be credited. The latest reports from La Paz, Bolivian capital, clalmedilhat the Paraguayans Hat MiOO killed and 2000 wounded in the first four days of tho battle. La Paz 'reported officially that the Bolivians had taken up strategic posl- ions designed to prevent the Paraguayans from receiving reinforcements 'rom the north. A manifesto from the military said: Manifesto Issued "Following the capture of Forts Corrales, Marlscal and Lopez, the Bo- ivlan army Is facing the Paraguayan 'orts parallel with the Pllcomayo rlyer. The recent Bolivian offensive began Friday and the gains made were completely in accord with n carefully budget of its own.* The other, a bill by Senator Dan Williams, Tuolumne county, would abotlsh the division of budgets under the state department of finance, and authorize State Controller Ray L. Riley to prepare tho biennial budget, Fellom's resolution was sent to com' mlttee. Sharp opposition wus expressed by a large number of senators on the ground that'll would duplicate the work the special Senate fact- finding committee now holding sessions. Senator Williams said he Intended no attack on Holland A. Vandegrlft, state director of finance, through his measure. Approve $90,000,000 Crop-Loan Measure WASHINGTON, Jan. 24.—Congress acted today to (provide temporary re lief for the farmer by giving final approval to a bill extending emergency crop production loans for another year. Both Senate and House passed the measure In Its final form. The bill now goes to President Hoover, studied .plan. Replying to fantastic Paraguayan reports, our high command replies, 'cstamos beln' (we are well)." Paraguay Optimistic Equally optimistic Paraguayan reports from Asuncion made It difficult to tell who was winning. The Bolivian losses In the present battle were estimated at approximately 2000 killed. Including many if- ficers.. Paraguayan losses were described as "slight." Dry Leader Scores 3.05 Beer, Wine Act ' (United I'rcKx Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 24.— Mrs. Henry W. Peabody, chairman of the Woman's National Committee for Law Enforcement, today renewed her atr tack on the Senate's 3.05 per cent beer and wine bill,, charging It would violate thn rights of dry states. The measure was approved yesterday by the-Senate Judiciary committee and now is before the finance committee for consideration of Its revenue aspects. V VALIDHY OF SHORTER ARE YOU LOOKING FOR (Astociattd frets. Lqaacti , WASHINqiTON, Jan.. 24.,—The.,, con- Htltutlpnallty'-'of ^h.e. maick 'ave-day, week, nix-hour day bill, wt&i questioned before, a. Senate.* Judiciary, subcommittee today by. CUirance A. Miller, • couna'«r,..(qc tfte, -A Amj»j:l9aji, Short Line Railroad Association. Citing niumerouB Supreme Court''de- o.lHlcm.s Interpreting 'the • commerce clause of the Constitution, Miller said It could hardly be conceived that oven. w|th a. full .cot)KjdjBvat|on of present .economic... conditions the court would hold Congress could legislate upon fi nmttar J5f whtdh he said It had no .Jui-isdlctlo'n—hiimely, the manufacturing, . .mining, production,- etc.-, of commodities.. ••>•". - ''Tlrtf'lB a*i>ollce power completely served 'to.-ttio states," he said.- "If it U desirable, that. Congress .legislate with reference'. to hours of • labor In industry,' th« better, procedure would peem to be to set the machinery in motion to obtain'the necenmiry nraend- mtint 'to the Constitution, iuid thus determine whether the peoplu desire that It have suoh.power."- ....«.» „. . ,. JAILED AS 8LAY,ER ' LOS ANGKLKH; Jan. 114. (tJY-P,.)— Accused of slaying Melvln Howard, 19, becauue he kept his stepdaughter, Peggy Mulllun, IS, out nil night, Carlo Fontnnu was In the county jail today awaiting trial for murder. ,«.» ' NAMES TWO POSTMASTERS WASHINGTON, Jan. »4. (U. P.)— President Hoover today sent to the Senate the following postmaster nomlimtloiiH: 1'erUeloy, Charles D. Hey- uuod; Uivci'alUc, Cluytoit C. Trosel. IN SHAVING RESULTS We're putting the question-to you squarely. Are you really satisfied With your present razor blades? Do you feel you are getting the utmost in shaving comfort? We ask you because so man'y men have told us their problems and how they solved them. 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