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„ • 4- -"-, " t PHONE SI- WANT ADS serial ter«st; gonern Classified Advertising of The Baltersfteld Cnltfornlan close promptly at 11 o'clock a. m. every day.. I. tQCAL SECTjdN f I • - ' ! r' -"I - , ' .' ' * I " . I' V .", V' * " V - BAKERSFIELt), CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1933 41 , ' • ™ , H - / • -. f PAGES 9 TO 14 * •• GE FILED BY I COUNTY 0 . ^ Sale of Crude Product as Lubricant for Cars Is Al;, leged by Sands i ' ' ~ i *, i Ci AIM AUTOS DAMAGED • Fred McCo}' Already Found guilty in Tulare County on Similar Counts and L LOYD SANDS, sealer of weights and measures for Kern county, has filed a complaint against Fred McCoy, well-known Bakersfield man, charging "misrepresentation'* in the sale of oil to service stations. " McCoy, according to the county official's complaint, bought approximately 1000 gallons of lube stock from a Kern oil company, and dia- Irlbuted It to eight service stations, wfyere It was then sold to motorists numbering In the hundreds. Lube stock, the county official pointed out, carries an asphalt content varying to as much ns 26 per cent, and Is a dangerous lubricant -for mbtor vehicles when used unrefined. The asphalt, authorities say, is deposited in the engine of a vehicle and xi a mages the engine, sometimes beyond repair. Pleads Guilty Fred Dndoux, sealer of weights measures for Tulare county, filed two glmfyir -complaints against McCoy on January T9, and the defendant pleaded guilty, to both counts, nt-cording to Sa"mlB. McCoy was sentenced to serve six months in the Tulare county Jail on both counts but the sentences were*suspended on condition the defendant r.ofrain from such activities in the future, authorities reported. McCoy will ho arrnlgned before Judge Elmer Ijobre, of McVarland, on the Kern charge next Friday, the Kern senler of weights and measures reported. Discuates Case McCoy was arrested by Detective A. B. Pyles of the Pyles National Detective Agency, who turned the case over, to the county official for prosecution. "McCoy bought the crude lubo stock for about 4 H cents a gallon and.sold It to dealers in the guise of refined products for several times the price he himself paid for it," the detective said. "Arrest of McCoy is only the opening shot in the war which our organization Is making upon unscrupulous Individuals who prey on motorists by peddling Inferior products under the guls'e of quality merchandise. It is war to the limit after this and there will be no quarter extended to guilty parties," Detective Pyles declared. 10. HEND ACTING LIBRARIAN Is- Appointed to Serve Kern Office Vacated by-Death of Mrs. Babcock John D. Henderson, reference librarian at tne Kern Free Library, has been appointed, acting librarian by the Board of Supervisors following ' the death last week of Mrs. Julia Q. Babcock, who for many years administered the county library. .Mr. Henderson, who studied library administration , nt the University , of California, has served for several years under-Mrs. Babcock, and Is, familiar with her policies. The board in appointing him acting librarian believes the administration of the library wlH be efficiently handled. Questioned today about the acting appointment after it had been entered In the minutes of the Board of Supervisors, Air. Henderson said: "We intend to follow the policies of Mrts. Babcock to the end that there may be a county-wide library service, as efficient and economical as we can nyike It, with the Ideal of making our work, as a staff, a tribute to the memory of Mrs. Babcock." Mr. • Henderson, who Is widely known in the county through his sft-rylee a.s reference librarian over a number of years, was born In Oakland 1 and educated in the schools of California. Ho is married. Members of the Board of Supervisors paid a last tribute to the 'late county librarian by attending her funeral yesterday as an official body. Injured Man Fails to Discuss Wound Five Motorbike Kings Sign for Sunday Classic V En try of, five of the nation's great motorcycle racers In the speed bike classic to be staged at Bakersfleld speedway In connection with'the Congress of Dare, devils next Sunday-afternoon was announced today by B. Ward Beam. A' starting fine of more than a dozen famous riders Is expected. n r Sonny Epsen, Clinton, Iowa, speed king, who holds many of the eastern records on the long*tracks and who has recently been competing on the short -tracks around Los Angeles, was the first to send in his entry. "It has been, an old'ambition of of most eastern motor- automobile drivers, for a that Bakersfleld speed* have heard so much about," he wrote Beam In filing his entry. ' John Stretcher of Toledo, Ohio, is another eastern rider who will try 'his chances with the western stars over the fast mile oval. Archie Powell, Ray Anderson and Speedy Newell, all of Los Angeles, are the other entrants to date. There also will be two motorcycle races open to Kern riders only, although the local talent will be eligible for all the profaeslonal events. Four more entries have been received for the world's worst race, the "ash can derby," whjch will be a feature of the daredevil program. H. M. Archer of Wasoo has entered "Hoot ^Nanny"; Byron Zerkle, Bakersfleld, will be at the wheel of the "Missing Link"; F. M. Stealing Is to drive "Depression" and E. Lewis will drive "Tut Tut Tut." Only cars valued at less than $50 are eligible for the derby. Entries for any of the events may be made by writing Beam, gen- oral delivery, Bakersfield. Jack BOSH, age and address unknown, appeared at Kern General HoHpltul last night, asked for treatment of a deep wound in his noso, and left the Institution without revealing the manner in which he was hurt* Boss would tell hospital at- tache^ nothing: about himself and flatly refused to discuss the circumstances surrounding: the injury. Hospital attaches believe the wound wau Inflicted with a knife. _ m , Democratic Club to Hold Taft Meeting TAFT, Jan. 24.—Th* Kern County West Side Democratic, Club will hold its monthly meetmg Wednesday night at 7:80 o'clock In the Fox hotel, with Chairman Ed Robinson presiding. Many matters of importance are to be discussed- and all members &ro urged to bo present. mine,' as cycle and craok at way .we CI1Y IS PROMISED NATIONAL S Delegates From 20-30 Club I . f Given Every Assurance of j Winning Meel Delegates of the Bakersfield 20-30 Club, who attended a meeting of the national organization's board of trustees In Santa Barbara over the week-end, have returned home with information that Bakersfleld Is practically certain, to be awarded the club's national convention In 1984. Eureka, of this state, and El Paso, Texas, arc strong contenders for the honor of playing host to the organization's convention delegates in 1934, it was reported, but the local delegates were given every assurance that this city would receive the coveted honor. The plans made by the Bakersfleld 20-30 Club to entertain should the conclave be awarded this city were outlined to the board of trustees by Stanley Damkroeger. Merlynn S. Harvuot extended the official Invitation to hold the meeting here in 1934. • Success Assured • Ivan Tackney of Sacramento, president of the organization, informed the Bakersfteld delegates that the convention will be awarded during the 3033 convention, but assured the Bakers- fleld representatives that this city ranks highest among thoue bidding for the honor. ' Bill Langford, publicity director for the club here, and a member of tho delegation, reported, "We were told by practically every 20-30 man at the meeting that they would support Bakersfield for the convention and that they would work for us among tho clubs of their, districts which were not represented. We feel confident that Bakersfleld will be host to the entlro association of 20-30 clubs in 1934. Wo are going to work harder now that we have learned that Bakersfleld has a large following on the coast, ami especially in view of the good will and encouragemen-t which we received from the officers and the board of trustees." Many Attend Those of Bak^rsfleld who attended the meeting Iro Santa Barbara included President Allan Stramler, Jr., Earl Simpson, Stanley Damkroeger, Kollln Voorhles, Elmer Goertz, Dr. I,. L. Davis, Chester James, Harry Borel, L,ou!s Brandt, Howard Cnllaway, Merlyn S. Harvuot, Bill Langford, George Carlson. Mrs. Howard Callawny anri Miss Wllma McKay den accompanied the delegates. <s> Pills Are Sent to Cure Colds at Labor Camp Thousands of pills, remedies for ailments of every kind and description, rained In upon the Inhabitants of Kern county's work camp at the fairgrounds and are bringing relief from aches, pains and colds, Superintendent H. B. Grtffli reported today. The huge bundle of pills and other medicine was tht gift of W, T. Crutoher, head of Service Drug Stores here, and was greatly appreciated by the depression victims at the camp. Scores of the men have been suffering from colds and other effects of exposure and hunger suffered before reaching the Kern camp and were without funds with which to secure needed medicine, the superintendent said. To these th« drug store's gift camt as an exceptionally welcome blessing. Clothing also Is needed' at the camp and when received Is distributed to those most In need by Superintendent Qrlffls. ' ". Number of Members to Be -. h j Increased From Five to • Nine by Council > / •* .-- ' t ' ' ^MM^^taW^M^^^ L L ZONING LAW DISCUSSED i i _ - f F Protection of New Highway Into City Is Urged by , Attorney Mack of a new city planning commisstori was planned by members of the Bakersfleld City Council last night, after Attorn'ey^ Henry Mack, representing the Bak- ersfleld Exchange Club, appeared before the city legislators and asked for adoption of an ordinance zoning the new Golden State highway route through the city. Mayor Harry IJeaden revealed that members of the present commission, of which there are five, will resign voluntarily, in order that a new, and nine-member commission may be formed. There IB some question about the powers of the present city planning commission, nnd In order to forestall any possible complications In the future, the city fathers decided to reorganize the commission In accord with state regulations. Present. Members members of the commls- Chalrmnn W. J. Schultz, Otto Ji. Knmprath, P. S. T. Graham and C. L. Tay- Present slon are Secretary Boden, J. lor. Mayor member from his mission, add two nine in Headen suggested that each of the council select a man ward for u post on the com-' The council Itself then will more names and will appoint all. Those on the present commission, Mayor Headen said, will be invited to serve on tho reorganized board. City Engineer Joe Holfelder, will be an ex-officlo member of the new organization, and In order to assure proper architectural supervision, members of the council plan to put a member of the city building 'department on the commission. ' .JF^vor Ordinance . ;. .__> Attorney Mack* reported' that", every service club In the city lias gbrie- on record favoring architectural supervision of construction along thp highway west,of Chester avenue. He offered no definite recommendations, hut said that it was the consensus of those he represented that one similar to the zoning ordinance now possessed by the county would be,acceptable, with possible changes in the "setback" clauses. Mayor Headen told him that the new planning commission will be formed by next Monday and that steps will be taken then to enact a city zoning ordinance. E. E. "Wallace, district engineer for the state, wrote a letter to the council concerning the routing of truck and other heavy traffic when the new highway route is completed. At the present time trucks are routed along Union avenue, to Thirty-fourth street, and thence back to Chester • avenue. He wanted a council resolution ap- L (Continued From Page Thirteen) BUY AMERICAN PLAN WILL BE D Larry King, pany official Hnyward Lumber Com- here, will carry the American Legion's "Buy American" message to members of the Lions Club during their luncheon In Hotel El Tejon tomorrow noon. Need for home buying, not only In America but In the community, will be discussed by the speaker. The American Legion Is city's part in the American" program. sponsoring this national "Buy Technocracy Subject for Exchange Club Technocracy's probable effect on the various classes In America, in the , event government by science should rule, was discussed today at the Bakersfield Exchange Club meeting by J. L, Kerohen, extension bureau representative for the University of California. L. J3. Chenoweth, vice-president of the club, presided in the absence of President Stonewall Woody. Attorney Henry'Mack, chairman of the club's civic committee, reported details of his meeting with the Bakerrtfleld City Council last night, "concerning a pro* posed zoning ordinance for the new Golden State highway route through Bakersfleld. Edwin J. Symmes reported on progress of the proposed ordinance designed to protect Kern wild flower* and now under .consideration by the Board of Supervisors. Joe La Plante and Hazel Stevenson entertained with the violin and the piano. Walkers Pass Road "Never Impassable" . ^ "The Walkers Pass road has not been closed 5 minutes In the last 3 years/ 1 J. Jenifer, proprietor of Onyx Hotel, declared in a^ letter to The Bakersflelcr Callfornlan today denying a recent storm-report that "cars are still trying to get .into the Walkers Pass area without success." Road crews with snow equipment have been kept at work day und -night during storms and reports that the road is closed are not good for the hotel business in Onyx, Mr. Jenifer pointed out. fflt • ' )*'•' • • W '"- 1 »B_ • Theater Labor Issues Subject at Conference PASS Labor and other, problems of California theater* were «*!•• cussed at a meeting of theater official* and employes from throughout the state In Hotel El Tejon this morning, Ths session wa« a private one. and proceeding! were not mad* public. .Representatives of all of the locals of the International Association of Theater Stage Employes In California' were Invited to attend. . , Arrangements for the 'gather- Ing were ma^de here by Frank Newman, manager of the 'Fox Bakersfleld theater, and among the theater notables In attendance were Charles P. Skouras, presl* dent of Fox West Coast Theaters, Reeves Espey, At Hansen, A. M. Bowles and N. O. Turner. t BRIGHT SUN ENDS STORM FOR KERN Additional Rain Is Predicted for All Areas as Far South as San Diego Kern county awakened this morning to cloudless skies and a brilliant sun that did more than snow plows to clear away the blanket of white flakes covering mountain areas. Early press reports, however, . indicated a new storm was moving southward and Inland from the Pacific, bearing more ruin and snow. Storm warnings were posted from Puget Sound southward to Santa Barbara and rain began falling in the northern section of California before noon. There is every prospect that the storm will envelop the entire coastal section ns far south as San Diego tonight or tomorrow, the weather bureau of The Bakersflold Cullforntnn was informed. Bakersfield's total for the season, boosted by the .42 of an Inch which fell during the last 72 hours, stands at 5.12 Inches, as compared with 6.11 inches last year nt this date. Highways'Open All main highways into the mountain districts of the county have been cleared and are open to travel, the Automobile Club of Southern California reported. _ h. Reports that the Walktr Pass road was blocked during the rt- cent storm brought a denial from the town of Onyx In a letter that said the pass highway had been open at all times. Buena'Vista reported an additional .09 of an- Inch before the storm broke this morning. Stockdale reported .12; Rosedale, .02; Lakeside, .23; San Emi- dto, .20 and Fainosu, .02. RAIN PERIOD ENDS IN LOS ANGELES LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24. (A. P.)— An eight-day siege of rain, snow, hall nnd clpudy weather came to at least a temporary end In southern California todiry. Clear skies and sunshine replaced the storm conditions which had prevailed since a week ago yesterday. The clearing weather was accompanied by low .temperatures, although citrus authorities claimed little damage was caused in'the orchard ureas. .The thermometer fell to 40 decrees In Los Angeles during the night nnd it was 10 degrees colder in Riverside. Temperatures of 29 degrees prevailed at San Fernando, Pomona orchards and San Bernardino, 31 degrees at Redlnnds and 32 degrees at Corona and Santa Ana. Fro«t Reported Frost was apparent in .all sections but smudprlng: protected citrus groves, officials reported. During the storm period, the rainfall in LOH Angeles for eight days AVOS more »thon double the average January precipitation and was recorded, with eight Mays of the month yet remaining, as one of the wettest Januarys in weather history here. The rain had measured 6.64 inches during the month and observers predicted atldl- tlonal rainstorms, beginning possibly tomorrow. The forecast was for Increasing cloudiness tonight and Wednesday, with rain nnd continued cool. COMMISSION MEETS Whether or hot the Sunset railway station ut Mctelttrlck will' be discontinued will be determined by the rail- -rond commission, which wns hearing testimony concerning the matter here today In a session nt the courthouse. Several farmers from the West Side and CnrisRii Plains country were attending the hearing. RDINANCE FOR DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE. REFUSE Cotincil Voles 4 to 3 Favor f *. Measure; Will Be Effective in 30 Days cover Body of ctim in TO ADVERTISE CONTRACT Collection Rights Will Awarded Highest Bitjder Seeking Franchise of the Bukersfield Council, by a vote of 4-3, last night adopted an ordinance regulating the collection and disposal of refuse,-garbage and rub- blah in the city. Adoption of the ordinance, which has been in the making for many months, was effected after a brief but sharp skirmish. Mayor Harry Heuden, •Councilman Krcd 8. , Boden nnd Ray I. Walters voted aguinst the measure. Councllmcn F. S. Benson, Klmur 'Martin, C. F. Johnson and Howard Carlock voted for its puss- age. Councilman Botten, previous to the vote on the ordinance, made a motion that the ineanure be tabled for a brief period* but hlw vote, and those of Mayor Headcn tind Councilman Walters, were too few to carry the motion. , Carries 4 to 3 Councilman K. S. Benson then made a motion to adopt the ordinance and It was carried by the 4-3 vote. Tha new ordinance provides for the "regulation of the collection and disposal of refuse, garbage and rubbish In the city of Bakerwfteld, fixing rates to be charge for such collection, authorising and providing for the entering Into of a contract with some person, flran, corporation or association for the collection and disposal of refuse, garbage and rubbish In the city of Bfikersfleld, and fixing terms and conditions under which such contract shall be let, providing penalties for the violation of this ordinance and repealing all conflicting ordinances." The new ordinance will become effective at the end of 30 days. Under Its terms, the city may award .a contract, or reserve the right to.operate the service on n municipal basis. Rates Unchanged Rates under the new ordinance will not bo different from those In effect now. At present, single . households are charged $1 each month for collection and disposal services, with varied charges for other types of collections. Those who bid for the contract— after the ordinance becomes a law and the city advertises for bids, must deposit $500 as evidence of good faith, and whichever concern is awarded the contract, must begin operation within 10 days of the bid acceptance, or forfeit the $500 deposit. At one time the city received $126 monthly from an Individual who paid for the privilege of collecting'the garbage, but for several months the holder of that privilege did not pay the stipulated sum, and the city lost the revenue. Revenue under the new ordinance will he determined by the highest possible bidder. Joseph Walton, 64, was gored to death today by a mad bull on the Peter Krause ranch near Rosedale. His •body, torn almost, to shreds by the vicious attack of the animal, was found huddled In the ranch corral by members of the Krause family who returned to the ranch during the afternoon* The bull was still milling about the corral, his body bloody from the attack on the ranch worker* and the corral fence and farm Implements bearing mute evidence that the animal had vent his wrath on Inanimate objects after killing Walton. - f . v ' .• Walton had worked for Peter Krause only a week. He came to Kern from Merced. Deputy Sheriff William Kanawyer Investigated the tragedy and William Young* assistant superintendent of the city and county bureau of Identification, took photographs of the scene. Members of the Krause family could shed no light on the reason for the attack. Whether the bull's victim had teased the animal or was attacked while working In the corral could not be determined. The body was brought to Payne A Son chapel, where Coroner N. C. Houze will conduct an Inquest. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^P ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_^_^^^^^^^^^_^^_^__^_^_^._ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^•^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^••^^^•••••fl^BB National President of Eagles to Be Honored OFFER REWARD JEWELER'S MER Reward of $1100 for first Information given that will result In arrest nnd conviction of the murderer of Harry Lincoln Whited, Crockett Jeweler, has been posted, message received here U. Veale, sheriff of county. Dan Droesch, alias Daniel Harris, an ex-convict, is being sought for tho crime, which occurred De'cember B, 1932. He has a criminal record since tho year 1914, according to Sheriff Vealo. He Is a.gambler, 36 years old, 6 feet tall, weighs 170 pounds nnd Is a Mexican but looks like a mulatto. He has black curly hair, the bulletin states. according to a today from R. Contra Costa * Burglary Charge Is Dismissed by Court A charge of having burglarized-the garage of F. N. Webb, at Tehachapl, was dismissed today In the Superior Court here on a motion of the district attorney, who «aid there was Insufficient evidence against the defendant on which tojsocure a conviction. Elect William Van Ewert ^ to Head Historical Group » 4 n TJT1LLIAM VAN EWERT, instructor I rater. J. D. Henderson was appointed Wat the junior college, was elected I us bibliographer. acting president of the Kern County Historical Society at the annual mooting held last night at the He'st House. Mr. HJwert succeeds Alfred Harrell, who resigned tho post because of tho pressure of other duties. Tho society lost night created tho office of hon orary president and elected Mr. Har* rell to that position, The amendment adopted provides that the office of hondrary president be for one year or until a successor Is chosen and that the duties of the honorary leader shall be to advise and aid the officers and members of the organization In tHe promotion of Its objectives.'. Other officers chosen were: Mrs. Hugh Allen, vice-president; Hugh Jewettt corresponding secretary and treasurer; Mrs. Cora 1*V Bonder, recording secretary; Jeaso Stockton, cu- H. A. Splndt proposed that*a committee be appointed to obtain historical Information on Kern county, and tho suggestion WHH adopted. Mr. lOwcrt will name his committee aides at the next mooting. P. R Lutta of Hlmfter waa named by the president to prepare a paper on San ISmedto at* tho next meetlnff. U was voted by the members to meet regularly on the third Monday of each month: and that the fiscal year extend from September to May. Mr. Splndt was appointed to draft alternative* relating to the electron and classification of honorary members. . At the meetlnff, tribute wan paid-to the late Mrs. Julia G. Bab cock/who served as recording secretary ;of the organization. The association' voted that resolutions of sympathy be prepared and forwarded to tho family. U. S. LEADER HENRY J. BERRODIN ossip Charles Fredrtekson and O. Fredrickson, heads of the firm constructing the new Kern river bridge, are here from their Oakland headquarters to Inspect progress being made on the project. They are stopping at Hotel Padre. OH men Htqpplng at the Padre Include I-..*P. St. Clair, F. F. Hill nnd W. A. Anderson, IXIH Angeles, and C. C. Camp of Lodi.i • The latter Is accompanied by Mrs. Camp. Harry 13. Hornunp of the Nippon Yusen Kalsha Line, San Franclflco, la a guest at the Padre. .- Fresnans registered at the Padre include A. Twyford, state insurance fund; W. K. Davis of Procter & Gamble; H. Pelletler of Union Pacific Kfillroad; and F. T. Reynolds of California Preserving Company, HEN TO ADD LABOR COUNCIL "Concentration of Wealth" will be tho subject tonight of Profeswor J. L. Kerchen, of the department , of workers' education of the California State Federation of Labor and the University of California, In the second of his aeries of talks before Kern County Labor Council. Processor Kerchen'H talk will begin at 8 p. m., and will precede the regular session of the labor body. The public Is Invited. Important business before Labor Council includes the election of .officers for the coming year. Frank Lowe, of the -Musicians' Union, Is without opposition for the presidency, nnd will succeed Clifford E. Sheets of the Barbers' Union. Slayer Will Enter CourtJPlea Feb. 3 Clifford Taylor, negro, accused of murder through tho shooting of his sister, will enter his plea to the charge In the Superior Court here on February 3, according to tho district attorney's office. Mrs, Helen Rallhuck was killed when Taylor fired a gun during a quarrel at a party. One report of tho affair'was that Taylor was firing at another man and Inadvertently nhot his sister. The defendant was arraigned today before Presiding Judge Allan B. Campbell. RITKS CONDUCTED Last rjtes for Phyllis Louise Knopf, 9-montha-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walton T, Knopf of 829 Lincoln street, were conducted yesterday at the Hopson. mortuary, with the Rev. J. D. Pago officiating. The girl died Sunday at a local hospital. Tho body was Interred In Union cemetery. t T^AQLES from many sections of *-* the county and valley will gather here Wedueuday night to greet their national leader, Harry J. Berrodln of Akron, Ohio, grand worthy president, who will be guest of honor at a reception and meeting sponsored by Bakersfield Aerte of Eagles at Eagles hall. Preparations were virtually completed today, It was announced by M. T. Chrls- tenson, secretary. Mr. Hervodln, who will bo accompanied by Mrs. Burrotlln and Mr. and Mrs. Forest 13. Owen, will be greeted by the offlc % crs of the lodge upon hl» arrival here. The grand lodge dignitary and Mr. Owen will be feted at u dinner to be hold at St. Francis cafe, and members of the local aerie, and from Randsburg, I'ortervlllc, Tulare, Hanford, Taft and Murlropn will gather ut the meeting to follow. A largo cla.sH of candidates bearing the niimo of CUM Wnlser will be Initiated. The grand Worthy pruutclcut will bo the chief speaker of the evening. Mr. Berrodln Is a prominent attorney of Ohio, and IH known as a forceful speaker.. Arthur Cnlhouii, president of the local aerie, will conduct the initiation ceremonlew and will present the grand aerie leader. Following the session, a program will be enjoyed and n supper will -b« served. It Is expected that -several hundred in em b era and visitors will participate. • / BMRSFIELD MATRON IS CALLED BY .Mrs. resident and the . SIckler, 70, native of Ohio, of Bakersfleld far 30 years, mother of several citizens of this city, died Monday night at a local hospital following a lengthy Illness. She was the mother of Mrs. C. H. Johnston of Unkersfleld and Mrs. J. V. Free of Indian Falls, Clyde and Orrle Slcklcr 'of Bakersfleld, and ttob- ert Sickler of Ventura, and a sister of Mrs. J. Farrls of Bakersfleld. Funeral rites will be conducted Thursday at 2 p. m. at the Hopson mortuary. Rev. Will Rogers will officiate. Interment will be In the family plot at Union cemetery. SHOOTING VICTIM IS TAKEN TO THIS CITY Clyde Duke, 28, WIIH moved from West Side Hospital In Taft. last night, to Kern General Hospital In Bakersfield, for treatment of wounds received Saturday, when he WHH shot thrice. Joe Miller, 35, of the St. Lawrence Oil Company lease at Fellows, who is accused of the shooting, remains at the Kern county Jail, while authorities await the outcome of Pake's wounds before filing charges. Dake has a bullet embedded in the spine, one in the loft .shoulder and one In tho left arm. Miller, according to authorities, shot Pake during a family quarrel. Dake married a sister of Miller's and then curried on a love affair with his wife's Bister, authorities said. Cook at Restaurant Cuts Wrist Tendon Leroy Walter, 29, cook at "Tho Coffee Cup." was painfully cut on tho wrist last night, when he fell on a knife while at work. Walter, according to attaches at the Bakersfleld Emergency Hospital, was holding the knife when he fell. The Implement severed a tendon In the wrist. HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICER HURT TRAFFIC MISHAP Grover Kceter Hurled From i Cycle Into Windshield of Automobile FEAR BRAIN CONCUSSION Suspect Rib Fracture, Also; Girl Driver of Car Not Injured in Smash O FFICER GROVER KEETER of the California Highway Patrol was painfully injured late yester- \ day when hia motorcycle and an automobile operated by Margaret Hill of 190 A street collided at the Intersection of Fourteenth and G streets. Miss Hill was not injured. Officer Keeter received a possible concussion of the brain, a possible fractured rib, cuts and bruises. ; He IB at Sun Joaquln Hospital. The officer Is the latent recruit for the California Highway Patrol here and enlisted from Bakerstleld. When the two vehicles collided, the officer was propelled from the seat of his motorcycle and his head bumped Into the nonnhntterable windshield of the automobile. The pane of glass ..was damaged somewhat, but did not break, and the officer's head was injured. HJH machine skidded off t at a tangent and WHS damaged. The girl's automobile wns only slightly damaged, highway officials reported. : LICENSEMES :; DEADLINE FIXED Motorists Who Apply After January 31 Will Be Taxed for Double Fee All motorists who npply for 1933~motor vehicle license plates after- January 31 will he required to pay a double fee, according to a message to The Bakersfleltl Cnllfornian from Russell Bevans, registrar of motor* vehicles, Sacramento, today. The 'statement, contradicts recent reporto that the double penalty would not be charged until after February 3. "No Excuses" The law requires the penalty must on at the end of this month re- flR of the excuse the motorist may have for hin failure to seek new plates, Registrar Bevans declared. "We recognize that even this small fee Is a serious drain on the resources of* many of our people and we are go- inff to be lenient wherever it IB pos- wtble," he pointed out. "However, the law (fives us no choice In the matter of fees and we must enforce it." The penalty Is equal to the amount of the fee. For the owner of an ordinary passenger car this means he will have to pay JG instead of $3 for his plates. It will mean a great deal more to the owner of a commercial vehicle, as these fees Are much higher. New plates may be secured at all branches of' the department and at branches or the authorized auto clubs. Can Mail Fee However. If the motorist does not have the time to make such a trip, u simpler method ia for him to mall hin fee and white slip to the department's main office in Sacramento. His plates will be sent to him nt the address given on his certificate of registration. If the applicant has moved sinco last registering, he should write his new address in legible letters on tht* certificate itnd he should indicate the county of his legal residence. .Those who have assumed the legal ownership of their vehicles during- the year are required to send an extra $1 for a transfer fee. Funeral Director Flies to Meeting Slated at Ohio Bruce Payne, local funeral director, and preeldent of tha Call* fornla Funeral Directors* Assocla- tlon, left Bakerifield by air yesterday for Cincinnati, arriving there today. He boarded a plane of the Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc., here and traveled by way of Lot A,ngeU», Kansas City to Colum* but, thence by American Airways to Cincinnati. Today he la attending a meeting of the board of governors of the national association and a conference of state presidents and secretaries. - \ TO WALK TO DELANO (Special to The CaHforntan) DELANO, Jan. 24.—Frank Cantelini. BO, employe of the California Fruit Products Company, WHS seriously Injured early today when his automobile overturned. Unable to obtain transportation from passing motorists, Cantelini, assisted by a 16-year-old son who was with him but was uninjured, walked to the Delano Emergency Hospital, where it was learned that he suffered fractures of several ribs and possibly received -Internal Injuries. The accident occurred nt 8:30 a. m., two, miles south of Delano, while Can- telini was en route to his firm's factory six miles south of this city. The automobile's wheels touched soft dirt at the side of the highway and overturned before Cantelini could brlnj it under control. East Side "Ag" Club Enjoys Snow Party F _ _ •^^^^^•^•^^^^^••^^Pb^* t Members of the East Side Agricultural Club enjoyed a snow party at Frazler Park last week-end, finding the mountain sides- in excellent condition for sledding and skiing. The group was accompanied by Walter Htlern and B. B. Button of the Kern County Union High School faculty. The club members who made the trip were Wayne Filksl, Charles Roim- tree, Owen Filkel, Leslie Hackney, James Hackney, Dick Hunt, Jerry Hunt, I3ewey Neldy, Wallace Roun- trce, Louis Grothaus. Dolbort JucU- son and J. D. V - * * - i

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