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'f ->•* THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFOttNIAN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, HffllELT PUW, ONDEBIS1010 ,Will Discuss Revision With All Countries Who Paid ' on December 15 (Continued From Pane One) $4,026,000,000, was the largest of the defaulters. Although no definite announcement of policy has been made concerning the defaulters, It Is believed here that even the defaulting countries may put themselves In a position to ,Vmve their debts reviewed by meeting their last December ID payments. MACDONALD TO HEAD BRITISH DELEGATION ;- : LONDON, Jan. 24. (A. P.)—President-elect Roosevelt's Intention to reserve to himself the flnul authority for Anglo-American debt negotiations added weight today to reports that Prenller MacDonald himself will head the British deltpntlon to Washington. The Dally Mall said: "It wag regarded In official circles as almdst certain that Mr. MncDanald 'will hend .the British mission and he Is expoetPd to leave toward th* end of February, Accompanied by Neville Chamberlain (chancellor of the exchequer) and Walter Runclman (president of the board of trade)" As head of the national government Mr. MacDonald was expected to And It even more desirable to lead the British mission since Mr. Roosevelt Indicated he will be active personally In the dealings. Announcement of a movement to have the projected world economic conference meet at Washington found various objection* today, although the proportion was still enthusiastically dls- cussed. It was not considered likely that Great Britain, or particularly Premier MacDonald, .would agreo to transferring the main conference to Washlng- ' ton after the lengthy preparations which Jiave been made for Its assemblage In London this spring or summer. It was suggested, however, that the war debts parley may be combined with a preliminary conference since the Roosevelt-Hoover communique last week recommended a general dls- cusslon of the world situation. The American government, however, stressed separate negotiations with European debtors. ROOSEVELT AND BARUCH CONFER WARM SPRINGS, Ga., Jan. 24 (A. P.)—Determined to put a new International program Into prompt motion, President-elect Roosevelt today began n series of conferences on do- NAVY'3 WESTERN DIRIGIBLE NEST NEARS COMPLETION Sen. Wheeler v Would Attach Proposal to Glass' Banking Bill ' BAKERSFIELD (Continued From Page Xine) proving use of the new highway for trucks and the council weqt on record as 'in agreement and promised to amend the present ordinance to permit trucks to use the new highway. Abandon Radio Plan Members of the council were read a letter froro Sheriff Gas Walser, who reported that the present police radio broadcasting plant is not powerful enough to radio messages deep Into Kern county districts, and reported that the county Is prepared to advance. $250 If the city will Increase the power of Its broadcasting plant. Tho county recently authorized Installation of radio receiving sets In automobiles employed by tho .sheriff* office. The police system will not broadcast much beyond the city limits and radio sets on sheriff's cars would be useless under the present arrangements. Sheriff Walaer asked that the police system be Improved until It is capable of sending'messages at least 00 miles. The council, however, decided that the cost would exceed the suggested $250 contribution and decided to drop the subject. Wins Contract F. A. Hopper was awarded a contract to supply the city with road oil for the current calendar year. His bid wan 47 cents (he barrel, f. o. b. at his loading tanks six miles from Bakersfield, and was the lowest of those received. The city will buy between 8000 and 10,000 barrels of the oil this year. H. H. Smith, treasurer of the city Here are scan** at the navy west coast dirigible bat* at Sunnyvale, en •Sin Franclico bay, where construction it nearlng completion in providing a western hem* for the giant alrihlpi Akron and Macon. Above, the huge hangar, and at left, low pressure helium tank and water tower. Tracks (tiding through* hangar art u**d by portable mooring mail In hauling big chip* in and out of hangar. Below, a view from the hangar roof of other building work at th« base. CAMELS THORN BATTLED IN COUNTY (Continued From Pagt Two) mestlc and foreign economics • with | of Bakersfleld' and also treasurer of Bernard M. Baruch, financial author- , th plrenion . s Re ,, ef and Pons | O n Itv t\f VAW VnrU _ . .-..-. .. ity of New York. Mr. Roosevelt Is ready to meet and powers their for ' on war debts but he is going' to exact' in return for aid in this direction a meas- .suro of co-operation on his plans to Fund, made a report of the financial of the latter with Tho relief and pension fund, his report stated, showed a balance on hand of $938.01 on January 1, 1933, . and _ ....... r _____ _ r'estoro* pVospeVity "by ""tariff "adjust- funds Invested which totaled $14,- ments and stabilization of currencies. 095.69. During the year 193Z, the report stated, 'the organization received $3637.68 Income .and distributed $938.01 for Incidental expenses and assistance to members. Baruch, .a staunch Democrat and also a man who. has Intimate knowledge of the world economic situation. Is expected to give a helpful hand in the preparation of the Roosevelt program. ' . Cabinet Diseustloni Meanwhile, after a long talk with the Senate Republican and Democratic liberals over some of his cabinet Idenu, there was a belief that Mr. I Roosevelt was again looking about for the secretary, of state who he is going to use as his right hand man in the foreign negotiations. Owen D. Young, New York financier and authority on the European •financial situation which • ho once helped "to adjust In the settlement of German reparations, is believed still •in the running but with a cloud of doubt. The liberals strongly oppose him. Because of the fact that the president-elect last night told newspaper * men no man "prominently fconsldered" for the cabinet had been opposed by the party Independents there is some speculation that he may be looking elsewhere than Young and Norman H. Davis, present American expert In the European problem. . Senator Walsh of Montana Is known to have been suggested for the all- Important post of secretary of state by those wlvo have opposed COMPANIES AGREE NEW YORK, Jon. 24.—The railroad-highway committee headed by W. W. Atterbury, president of the .Pennsylvania railroad, and Alfred Swuyne, vice-president of General Motors Corporation, has reached an ugreement on a report recommending measures for regulating busses and trucks, according to Professor J. J. Cunningham of Harvard, executive secretary of the committee.. The accord, it Is said, covers all the major questions .the committee has • discussed except those concerning rates for common and contract car- 'rlcrs and what maximum length a trudk may have for highway operation. (Asnoclatfd Prett Leased Wire) MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 24.—Memories if H B'rl he met more than three years go brought about the arrest last night if a man suspected, police said, of passing 60 worthless checks, totaling 1653.27, In various parts of the Unl- ed States. The man, who gave his name as Lu- slan Benedict of Troy, N. Y., was r«- membered by the girl, she said, as >0.ylng given a worthless check to a jotel In Glacier Park In 1929. When he came to Minneapolis, he asked to meet her, and she agreed. Knowing 10 still was being sought, she notified authorities and they kept her appointment. Police said his favorite method .of traveling about the country was to rent an automobile and leave the city with it. A machine he rented In Troy, N. Y., they said, was later found abandoned In Utah. He was arrested for 'orgery In St. Petersburg, Fla., New Years eve," police reported, but 'fled that city after being released on ball. James E. McMalton, A., T., S. F. Man, Dies ARKANSAS CITY, Kan., Jan. 24.— Jamefi E. McMahon, 67, division superintendent of the Santa Fe, died hero last night after a long Illness. He had been an employe of the railroad since 1896. He was 'with the Union Pacific from 1880 until employed by the Santa Fe. He Is- survived by his widow and three daughters. -HANGAR NEARLY READY SUNNYVALE, CoJIf., Jan. 24. — Seven miles of welded seama will have been erected when the construo- 1 tlon of'the new hangar for housing of *the*nuval airship Macon is finished here. Shaped like an elongated nrchway, the new hangar will have nearly 300,000 square feet of unobstructed floor, area.. • The floor plate welds wllM>e continuous. PASSENGERS INCREASE WASHINGTON, Jnn, - 24. - An crease of -1 per cent over 1931 In passenger aircraft traffic was re- ported'by the U. S. • Department o: Commerce. Forty-four per cent OL the .available seats were occuplec during 1932 as compared to 40 pel cent in 1931, August was the bes. month fSr passenger transportation It was found. IES OF ABOUT ARREST Disappointed Wife in Suicide Attempt (United Press Leased Wire) DENVER, Jan. 24.—Mrs. Margaret Smoeman, wife of Glenn Smeeman, was guarded by nurse and relatives today after two reported attempts to commit suicide. • ' Mrs. Smeeman's condition became ;rave after Warden Roy Best of the Htute. penitentiary, and Ralph Wann, member of the board of corrections, refused to recommend a pardon for tier husband, who, after escaping from a Colorado convict road .gang H years ago, fought his way to a position of social and business prominence and respect In Cleveland, Sanction Suspension of Debt Liquidation (Associated Press Leased Wire) BUENOS AIRES, jnn. 24.—Th Chamber of Deputies of Buenos Aires province today approved an Indeflntti KuspeiiHlon of provincial foreign deb payments. The Senate already has approved the measure, which Is span sored by the provincial governmentc The de.bts of the province abroarc are the largest of any Argentine tfov ernmental unit except those of th nation, They approximate $140,000,00 of which one-half la owed to th United States. .. WALTZ CONTEST TONIGHT Dance lovers of Bakersfteld ' wll gather tonight at Coconut Grove ball room for Beml-finals .of the wait contest recently begun. All patron will lie given ballots upon enterlni. the . ballroom, and at 11 o'clock wl! vote for the couples they' desire t enter next week'u finals. Music wl! be by Duke Kenyon and his band. CONVICT'S WISH GRANTED LOB ANGELES, J.an. 24. (U. P.)— Charles Searing, who preferred a Cal Ifornla prison to returning to a Geor gla chain gang, had his wish grantee today when he was under sentence t I'Vlsoni prison for a term of frqm one to 14 years for'forging a $10 check f puncture vine In this county when was discovered In 1912 by Kent Cnowlton, tho weed could Have been radicated at very little cost and Its radlcatlon would have saved the ounty thousands of dollars," Mr. Burtqh said. Costly .Project t Eradication of the puncture vine ere now is virtually impossible, the ommlssloner said, and any attempt o eradicate it would be at a tremen- ous cost. Fortunately, he continued, the cnm- 1's thorn, which Is far more egregl- u's as a weed pest than the puncture Ine, and much more difficult to eradi- ate, Is limited in Its spread here now o about 60 acres In'different parts of he county. With' the weed's manifestation here lomparatively limited as to area It will be possible to eradicate It.wlth- ut excessive cost before It has pread into the rich agricultural areas if the county, Mr. Burtch said. "If the camel's thorn Is not eradl uted It will take complete possession if the property In which It has Its oots. It has a devastating perslst- nce," the commissioner asserted. "It s a perennial with a deep root sys- em, Its laterals extending as far as 0 feet from the main plant and.with iffshoots coming up from the laterals, t will survive drought 'conditions which will kill 'any other known >lant." • Test Work Carbon-bisulphide is the best chem- cal formula for attacking the plant pest, 'Mr. Burtch Bald. A number of mall plots have already been eradicated lii test work through the use of .his gas. Work of eradication her* will be started by February 1, Mr. Burtoh said and It will be about one-half complete at the end of 1983. x Already .the camel's thorn, in one area'of the county, Is. moving toward he rich Shafter agricultural district, BIG CROWD ATTENDS LEGIONJP PARTY Drum and bugle corps of Frank S Reynolds Post, American Legion, entertained a large crowd at its card party in Legion hall last evening, despite inclement weather. Prizes were awarded as follows Bridge, first men's prize, B. C. Blge- low; second, E. P. Van Meter; special Ralph L. Patrick. First woman's prize Mrs. Joe Stelner; second, Mrs. Walter DIMn; special, Mrs. A. B. Dcnblll. Five hundred, first men's prise Harvey Stetson; second, A. H. Tur nor; special, Q. A. Bradfin. First worn en's prize, Mrs. E. M. Douel; second Mrs. E. Marks; special, Mrs. F. Harris. RANSPORTATION IE SOLVED BHTUDENTS "Roll your own" Is the motto of lern County Union High School ag- Icultural students enrolled in tho arm mechanics class, under the, dlrec on of Walter Stlern. Their "rolling lock" consists of trailers manufao- ured by themselves, by which they ave solved the farm transportation roblem. Kenneth Bradshaw and John Scott re jointly engaged In building a turdy trailer for use In transporting addle horses through mountain areas, bus eliminating much hard riding Foster Webb Is building another for so In Walkers Basin. Glenn Maddux, Jim Moses and Arl <ewlH, who are carrying on sheep and og projects, have built trailers' to Impllfy their transportation prob- em. Wayne Ftlkel and Robert Woody youthful cattlemen, arc building one iftch with which they can haul feed Lawrence Heath constructed one o he -convertible type,~ foT use' both" a \ stock and a utility trailer. Beside h«se Individual projects In .traile tonstructlon, members of the elas: lave charge of the upkeep of the en Ire fleet of trailers operated by th ilgh school agriculture department The boys are not competing with othe machinists, an they build simply fo heir own use. • • •»»» i Lindsay Speaker at Shafter Meeting M. A. Lindsay, farm adviser for th> county, spoke on legislative problem affecting agriculture last night at i meeting of the Shatter Farm Center touching upon the gasoline tax, pro posed dairy tax, and the domestic al lot men t',plan. . J. P. Harris, of the center, reportei roads are being improved In the dig trlct. T. M. Martin, president of the Farm Bureau here,' spoke on Farm Bureai and txtenslon service work. J. W, Nickel, poultryman, told o work being done In blood-testing chickens to remove Infected hens from the flocks. E. C. Eckmann gave a report on th regional meeting of the Farm Burea at Vlsalla. August Bender,' director, presided. —' • .» • ' EXTEND »TEAOALL ACT WASHINGTON. Jan. 24. (A. P.)The house banking committee tod a unanimously approved legislation ex tending for another year provision of the Glass-Steagall act permlttlo reserve,-banks -to use governnien bonds, MB 'security' for their currency. CABBAGES GIVEN CITY'S POOR PONTIAC, Mich., Jan. 24. (U. P.)— Three cabbagwii grown on the count farm, near here, weighed IB, 17 and 1 pounds. Twenty thousand heads o cabbage grown on the farm last num. mer wer« distributed among the city' poor. U (Attocloted Prasi Leased Wire) BALTIMORE, Jan. 24.—A Marylan udge today upheld a university stu dent In his refusal to. take mllltarj raining. Circuit Judge Joseph N. Ulmnn de aided that to force Ennls Coale, Unl verslty of Maryland student, to fak he military course despite rellglou objections was an Imposition of a ro Iglous test In violation of the Htat constitution. Coale was one of two student dropped from college because of hi stand. Wayne L. Lees of Washington he other, also seeks reinstatement 1 the unlverslty*hrough court action. Coale declared In the trial his Meth odlst Episcopal training caused him o oppose compulsory military train (Continued From Page One) rectated foreign currencies were low- rlng American tariff protection, and aid: 'Reinonetlzatlon of silver will do more to make' the tariff effective lian any other piece of. legislation eforo Congress." Senator -Davis, Republican, Penn- ylvanla, asked If Wheeler would not avor placing embargoes on the cheap orelgn goods flowing Into this coun- y. . Answers Davis "What we need to do Is to -raise lie* purchasing power of tho other atlons as well ns our own," Wheeler eplled. "I have never favored em- argoes, because they would cut off ur exports," . Davis said 06 per cent of American iroducts were consumed domestla- lly. "Yes," Wheeler replied, "but the ther 5 per cent fixes the price of the iroduct domestically." Senate Warned Wheeler warned the Senate that "a mall revolution, If It can't be called .nythlng else, prevails In the mid- west and Is spreading." Ho said armors were forbidding foreclosures. "You sit here afraid," he shouted, banging a desk. "You •It here while the House Is burn- Ing and you're afraid. Afraid! •f raid I "do back and tell the people of your states that you were afraid to vote this silver bill as an amendment to the bank bill. Qo back and tell them that." Senator Sheppard, Democrat, Texas, nterrupted: Sheppard for Bill "I am going to vote for the amendment. My two first enthusiasms were Bryan and free silver." Senator Connally, Democrat, Texas, said he would offer a bill to reduce tho value (weight) of tho gold dollar by about 33 1-3 per cent. Gloomy Forecast He said that unless the gold dollar s revalued downward the country will plunge headlong Into "wholesale mnkruptcy and America, will become a. nation of ' paupers, a country of Bankrupts." Senator Brookhart, Republican, Iowa, earlier In tho debate said ho would vote for free coinage but advocated abandonment of tho gold basis entirely In favor of currency jacked by the national wealth. STOCKS AND MARKETS Many Issues Slump; Trading Day Shows Only Four Stocks Advancing f Associated /Vein Leant A Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24.—Tho stock market was Inclined to hunt lower levels today. Oils developed early oozing tendencies, then utilities turned erratic, and a number of Industrials and finance shares Inclined slightly lower. Standard Oil, which led trading In tho first hour, slipping down nearly a point to 28%,. recovered % as trading abated. Transamerlca dropped % to 6. Pacific Telephone dropped 1, Pacific 1 Lighting 1% and Fireman's Fund 1 for the only major losses. Tho gains were only four, of which three were utilities. Pacific Gas common and 6s were up small fractions, Southern Pacific Golden Gate A gained % and North American Investment common added "4. BRIGHT SPOTS IN BUSINESS (United Press Loaned Wire) NEW YORK.—Woolen Corporation of America reported for 1032 a profit of $46,808, against $27,014 In 1931. CLEVELAND. — Steel operations throughout tho country expanded 1 per cent to 18 per cent of capacity during, the week ended January 21, according to the magazine "Steel." DETROIT.—Sales of new passenger Automobiles during December In 35 states totaled 34,370 units, a gain of 5.3 per cent over tho 32,653 units sold In November, R. L. Polk & Company reported. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio.—More Inquiries for rolling mill equipment have been received In the past few months than at any other time In the first nine months of 1032, Mayron 1. Arms, president of Aetna Standard Engineer. Ing company said. N.Y. MARKET IN Drifts Listlessly; Few and Small Price Changes; Silver Booms LATE BULLETIN NEW YORK, Jan. 24. (A. P.)— The stock market was a mixed affair today, with prices eddying , about uncertainly In quiet trading. The clote wai narrowly Irregular. Transfers approximated only half a million lharet. Scores Wall Street "I firmly believe," he said, "that we never will get prosperity permanently HO long as the New York Htock. exchange Is run as It now la. The exchange Is the greatOHt fraud, the greatest Inflator the world has ever seen." He Bald corporate stocks had been Inflated to the detriment of agriculture. Senator Thomas, Democrat, Oklahoma, congratulated the Senate on finally getting before It a currency expansion project "after 20 days delay to thlH bank bill." "This shows the delay was worth while," salfl Thomas, a deliberate and effective filibustered DOLLAR DECLINES PARIS, Jan. 24. (A. P.)—The dollar dropped 8 centimes to 25.52 francs this morning, Brokers attributed the decline partly to renewal of reports In financial circles of tho possibility of Inflation In the United States, and partly to tho buying of sterling. Tho pound waH firmer at 88.80 aH compared with yesterday's close at 88.07. POUND STERLING HIGHER LONDON, Jan. 24. (A. P.)—Sterling went to 3.39% today, advancing from yesterday's $3,37 close on buying by American and continental houses. Buying was attributed to uncertainties In tho political situation of Franco. TREASURY REPORT WASHINGTON, Jan. 24. (A. P.)— Treasury receipts for January 21 wore $2,625,023.54; expenditures, $8,108,745.49; /balance, $377,368,613.38; custom duties for 21- days of January were $13,165,150.7D. S. F. Stocks (Associated Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24.— Stock— Bid u Alaska Juneau , 12 >/ Allan Impl. Byron Jackson. L. A. Stocks (Vnited Press Leaned Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24.— Industrial* Stock— Bid Byron Jackson 1 Claude Neon Eloc 6% Doughm Aircraft 11! EmHco Derrick com 3 Globe G. & M. com 6 Goodyear T. & R. pfd. 30 H Taylor Mtliing.T. .'V. .'.'.".'.'.. 4Vj Van do Kamp 6 Western Pipe 7 ' Binki Citizens Nat. Bank 37 Sec. First Nat. Bank 43% Miscellaneous L. A. Invest. Co 1U Pacific Finance Co 8'4 Pacific Mutual Life 28' Transacerica fi Western Air Expresn 13 Public Utilities L. A. G. & El. pfd 96 1 J . G. & E. com 29U •P. G. & E. 1st pfd '. 24% Pac. Lighting com 38% S. Joa. L. & P. 6%. pfd 80 So. Calif. Edison com.... 26V« So. Calif. IDdlson 7% pfd.. 26H So. Calif. Edison 6% pfd.. 24% So. Calif, Edison 5%% pfd. 23 So. Calif. Gas 6% pfd.... 23% Southern Pacific 17% Oils Bnrnsdall 3x4 Bolsa Chlca r' Pacific Western 3 Republic Pete 1 Richfield OH Rk-hfleld Oil pfd Standard OH of Calif.... 23% Union OH of Calif 10 Ask. lift 12 32 'i* (Associated Prat Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 24.—The stock market drifted uncertainly today, while silver boomed In the Metal Exchange, and sterling took the spotlight < away from the franc In foreign exchange dealings. * The speculative move In silver was coincident with the opening of debate on measure to aid the mutal In tho Senate. The stock market, however, finally eased off In quiet trading. Special selling again appeared in National Biscuit, depressing this Issue two points. Consolidated Qas was also • sold again, losing about a point. Oils turned somewhat heavy, with Standard of California and Seaboard OH losing major fractions. On tho whole, however, price changes were negligible. American Can, North American and New York Central lost fractions. Tobaccos were about steady, and coppers were steady to firm.' 18 Vi 13 1M, ft OF CORP. ALLEGED (United Press Leased Wire) BALTIMORE, Jan. 24.—Charges of "grossest mismanagement" are contained in a receivership petition filed against Radlo-Kctth-Orpheum Corporation In Circuit Court here by two stockholders, Joseph ' H. Baker and Edward Goldman of Boston. On filing of the petition Judge H. Arthur Stump announced that a receiver would be appointed February 7, unless the corporation, meanwhile had shown cause _why such action should not .be taken. The petition charged officers and directors of, the corporation had been guilty of "fjrosKest mismanagement" and had been "under the domination and control of the Radio Corporation of America." Baker and Goldman said thoy owned 635 shares of common stock of the corporation. ' Caterpillar Tractor... Consd. Chem. "A"... Crown com. vtc Crown pref. "A" Crown pref.."U" Fireman's Fund Ins 42 Honolulu Oil 8% 11 Leslie-Calif. Salt 12 >4 L. A. G. & E. pfd 96 97Vi North American 4Vi 4% P. G. & E. com 29% 30'5 P. G. & E. 6% 1st pfd 25% 25% P.. G. it E. 5<A% 1st pfd.. 22% 22*i Pac. Light, com 38V? 39 Pac. Light. 0 dlv. pfd 93 93% Pac. Pub. Svc. 1st pfd.... 4'4 4 ft Pacific Tel. & Tel. com.. 7SV4 80% Pacific Tel. & Tel. pfd 108*2 109% Parufflno 9% 10% Richfield com % % Hoos com 1% 2',i Schlesgr pfd ',.£ 3 Shell Union coin •}% 4% Southern Pacific J7'i 18 S. P. Golden Gate "A" 5>,(, 6% S. P. Golden Gate "B".... S'/i 5U Standard OH of Calif 23% 24 Tidewater Associated, com. 8 3% Tidewater Associated pfd. 4Hi 42 Trnnsamorlca 4% Union Oil of Calif "* 7 Western Pipe com... mm mi DECIDE FORECLOSURE CASES (United Press Leased Wire) DES MONIES, Iowa, Jan. 24.— Whether Governor Clyde L. Herring's ^reclamation halting farm mortgages las legal authority was under test in Webster, county today In an Injunction suit against the John Hancock Life Insurance' Company of Boston. M. T. Mallinger filed the petition to restrain the insurance firm from Foreclosing a mortgage on his 320-acre farm near Buncombe, basing his plea on the contention that the governor's proclamation constituted, In effect, martial law. In his'petition, Mallinger said the Insurance company was "defying and violating Governor Herring's proclamation," which was "the supreme law of the 'atute at this time. "The present emergency," the petition continued, "the greatest ever faced by the state, is equal to any situation that might require martial law and the governor's proclamation has the same force and effect as If the state were under martial law." Citrus Market (Associated Press Lcase<fWlre) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24.—Reports from custom and middle western auction centers today gave the following price range per box: L. A. BUTTER, EQOS, POULTRY LOS ANGELES, Jnn. 24. (U. P.)— Butter Prime, 20r. Prime firsts, 19c. Stnndardw, I8c. Firsts, 17c. Eggs Large—Clean extras, 20c; light dirty extras, 19c: clean KtandardH, Iflc; light dirty Htandnrds, 19e; checks, 18c. Medium—Clean extras, 18c; light dirty extras, 18c; clean standards, 18c; light dirty standards, IRc; checks, 18c. Small—Clean, 17c; light dirty, 17o. Poultry and Rabbltg Hens, Leffhorns, 2U to 3Vi Ibs., 13c. Hens, Leghorns, 3U to 4 Ib.s., 14c. Hens, Leghorns, 4 Iba. and up, 14c. Hens, colored, 3Vi to 4 Ibs., lOn, Hens, colored, 4 Ibn. nml up, 17c. Broilers, 1 and up to 1V4 Ibs., 14c. New York Close •r Broilers, regh to 2»/ t IbK., 17c. Oranges Graded above Choice New York $2.605 Boston 2.556 Chicago Choice $2.26« 2.36<( 2.55 2.65 1.95 12.60 12.60 EVKN THEY AREN'T SAFE BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 24,— Even the guardians of the law aren^. Immune from burglary. The other night a' couple of bold bandits entered the police station and sawed a five-Inch hole In tho liquor 'locker and made off with a suitcase .filled with liquor. Police were sitting in tho next room. They believe that the .bandits ware tome men who knew that 26 'gallons of liquor had b«en seized a few days previous. ..... . BAN'K TELLER KILLED OCEANSIDB, Jan. 24, (A. P.)— Irven Chase, 23, bank teller of San Diego and former prominent local athlete, was killed Instantly near here today when tho automobile he was driving crashed Into a bridge. OFFERS 10 PLANS (United Press Ltased Wlrei SACRAMENTO, Jan. 24.—Two significant steps, designed to aid the state of California In weathering the present financial storm, were announced by State Treasurer Charles G. Johnson today. They were as follows: A new financial setup, provided by a bill to bo introduced immediately In the Legislature, under which nil tax money, regardless of the purpose for which It Is Intended, must be deposited in banks by the state treasurer with . the same security now required for state deposits. Machinery by Which the state will register warrants whenever Its general fund Is exhausted—an emergency expected- by Johnson to occur noon after the beginning of the next fiscal year, July 1. ' 2.75 Philadelphia ".".".". 2.90 Plttsburg 2.45 St. Louis 2.C5IS2.80 1.90®2.40 Detroit 2.7B@2.UO Lemon* Graded above- Choice Choice New York..' $3.flr>if/)4.65 $3.50®4.05 Boston 4.80(f('5.00 Chicago 4.40@4.00 Philadelphia 3.60Qi4.50 Plttsburg St. ,Louls 4.05 Detroit 2.50®4.40 3.40®3.75 3.40 3.40 3.40 11,750 Pounds of Avocados Barred (Onittd Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24.—Rejection of approximately 11,750 pounds of Immature avocados by the Los Angelea county agricultural com'mlseloner'H office in tho flood of fruit sent, to the market following the recent wind storm was announced today In a report by Harold J. Ryan, agricultural commissioner. He said that the wind storm blew down varieties mature at this season and also fruit which would not be ready for the market until next spring or summer, and It was the latter class which wan rejected by innpectora. LOS ANGELES PRODUCE MARKET LOS ANGELES. Jan. 24. (U. P.)— There wa« a limited volume of trading this morning and prices showed little change on tho whole from yon- terday. Avocados, lK(f3)17c a pound, for loose Kuerten; PucblnH, 14©16v a pound. Bunched cnrrotB. 2. r >iQ>35c crate of 3- dozen; few fancy, 40c. Local cabbage, 40®C5c crate. Venice celery, 75ii('90c per half-crate, Lone Beach and Huntlngton Beach,' $1.00<g>1.16; Compton, 76@85c; Chultt Vista. $1.00(ftn.25. Eggplant, Coachella valley, 76c<g)$1.00 u IUK. Imperial valley dry pack lettuce, 90c <ii>$1.2r> n crate for 4-dozens bout 5s, $1.00«(7!l.l5. ]'enn, best San Dlejto. 1253>13c a pound; Admiral and Senator peatv 8® lie; Imperial valley, ll®14o; Santa Barbara, 14©15a a pound. Imperial valley summer squash, $1.75 ®2.00 a crate; San Diego county Italian, $1.60ift>l,75 a lug; San LulB Oblspo, Hubburd, $16.00 n ton; local banana, $8.00. Loc-al Jersey sweet potatoes, 40@50c a lug. Local Tangerines, 2v2fR>3e n. pound. LOS ANGELES LIVESTOCK LOS ANOISLER, Jan. 24. (A. P.)— HOBB—RecelntK 150; sU'iidy; 144 to 258 pound*, $3.25^8.75. Fryers, Leghorns, 2% to 3 Ibn., 14c. Fryers, colored, 2% to 3Vi Ibs., 17c. Roasters, soft Voho, 3% Ibs. up, 17o. Stags, 13o; old roosters, 8c. Ducklings, Pekln, 4 Ibo. and up. lie. Other than Pckln. 4 Ibs. up, lOc. Old ducks, lOc. Geese, 12c. Young torn turkeyH, 13 Ibs. up, IHc. Young tonis, dressed, 12 Ibs. up, 16c. Hen turkeys, 9 Ibs. and up, lac. Hen turkeyc, dressed, 8 Ibs. up, 16c. Old torn turkeys, 12c; dressed, 15c. SquabH, under 11 Ibs. per dozen. 15c. Squabs, 11 Ibs, dozen and up, 20c. Capons, live, under 7 Ibs., ISc. ,, Cnponw, live, 7 Ibs. and up, 20c. Capons, dressed, under 6 Ibn., 23o. Capons, dressed, 6 Ibs. and up, 23c. Rabbits, No. 1 white, 3 to 4 IbB., 9c. RabbltH, No. 2 white, 3 to 4 Ibs., flc. No. 1, mixed colors. 3 to 4 Ibs., 5c, Rabbits, No. 1, old. 5c. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO, Jan. 24. (A. P.)— Hogs- Receipts 20,000; steady to 5c lower; good to choice 140-210 pounds 3.45; practical top $3.45; BOWS 2.05. .35 $3. $2.50 . . Cattle— Receipts 6500; fairly active on light steers and yearllngx, strong; light heifer and mixed yearlings firm to a shade higher; best yearlings $6.80; mostly $.|.00'1( fi.OO; be«t light heifers up to $5.70; general nhe stock supply small; beef bulls $2.60; vealers strong to OOc higher, montly $5.60® ti.50; strictly good and choice ?7.004j> 7.60. Sheep — Receipts 18,000; little early trading, choice fat lambx $6.60, very few native throwoutB under $5.00: sheep scarce, around .steady, few odd lots fat ewes $2.000<2.5Q. GOVERNMENT BONDS NEW YORK, Jan. 24. (A. P.)— Liberty bonds closed today: 3Hs, 32-47, 103.3. First 4Ws, 32-47, 102.17. First 4V4K. 32-47, 102.23. Fourth 4MB, 33-38. 103.18. Treasury 4V4s, 47-52, 110.23. Treasury 4s, 44-54, 106.26. Treasury 3\B, 46-56, 10B.7. Treasury 3%B, 40-43, June, 102.13. Treasury 3%s, 43-47, 102.10. Treasury 3%n, 41-43, March, 102,13. Treasury 3Vis, 46-49, 99.31. TreaBury 3n, 61-55, 98.20. (United Prnss Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 24.— Railroads Stock— Close Atchlson, Topeka & S. F 41% Baltimore & Ohio 9% Chesapeake & Ohio 28 Erie Railroad 5 Great Northern pfd 9% Illinois Central 12Vi Missouri Pacific U New York Central 17% Northern Pacific H% Pennsylvania 17% Southern Pacific 17% Union Pacific 74% Industrials American Can 61U American TeL & Tel 104% Borden 22U Caterpillar Tractor 7>i Cities Service /. 2 1 !* Columbia Gas 152; Consolidated Ons 68V, Corn Products 55 Curtlss-Wrlght Aero 2Vi Famous Players , lii, Fox Films "A" J7 8 General Electric 14 •, General Foods 24% Gold Dust 14Vi Goodyear Tire & Rubber 16% International Harvester 22 International Tel. & Tel 7% Montgomery Ward 13% North American 28 Pacific Gas & Electric 29% Radio Corporation i% Safeway Stores Sears, Roebuck Co „ „ Union Carbide & Carbon 26% United Aircraft 26% Warner Brothers IB 1 ^ Western Union 26Mi Westlnghonse Electric • 29% Woohvorth Stores 31% J. C. Penney «... 27 Transamerlca • r>Hi First National Stores 52% Metals American Smelting & Ref 14 Anaconda Copper 7% Bethlehem Steel 15 Inspiration Copper 2% International Nickel 8 Konnocott Copper... : 91* II. S. Steel 28% Vanadium Steel 11% Republic Steel 6 Tobaoco and Sugar American Suenr 25 American Tobacco "A"..., 88U American Tobacco "B" 65% American* Sumatra 7Vi R. J. Reynolds "B" 33»4 United Cigars if Oil. Mexican Seaboard I6''i Phillips Pete 5% Shell Union 4% Sinclair 51: Standard Oil of Calif 24 Standard oil of N. J 30% Standard Oil of N. Y 7 Texas Company 13 Tidewater Ass'n new 31^ Motors Auburn .'... 47 Chrysler ]3.y t GenerAl Motors 13% Hudson . 4 ii Packard Mi Rtudohakor Tlmken Roller Bearing!!!! iiii! '.'. 15% Equipments American Car Foundry 7 American Locomotive 6'n Baldwin Locomotive 4vi General Tank nil Stewart Warner 3U r Cotton Futures (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 24.—After a somewhat Irregular start, cotton held generally .steady today on a moderate demand from tho trade and covering accompanied by reports of continued Kniall offerlngH from the south. March advanced to 6.19. The mldafternoon market wa« 3 to 6 points net higher. FlgurOH closed easy, unchanged to 3 higher. January 6.14, nominal; March Motors 2'I six * i CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO, Jan. 24. (A. I 1 .)—Sharply higher quotations on the Knt;ll»h pound sterling and enlarged corn export business did much to strengthen Chicago wheat prlccH today. Late estimates were tluit 500,000 bushels of United StaU-H corn had been bought for shipment overseas. Argentina corn was repnrh-d considerably higher in Europe than corn from this country. Wheat closed firm, 'ifrSic above yesterday's flnlxh, corn i«'ri'%c up and outK unchanged, and' provisions unchanged to u rlHO of Go. CHICAGO. Jan. 24. (A. P.)— Wheat. No. 2 hard, 4«Ho; No. 5 mixed, 47Hc. New corn, No. 2 yellow, 25V»c; No. 8 white, 23->jc; old corn, No. 2 yellow, , . , ; No. 2 white, 2V4c. Oats, No. 3 white, lBVafi>lMii\ Rye, No. 2, 35® 39c. Barley, 24©>36c. FOREIGN EXCHANGE NEW YORK, Jnn. 24. (U. P.)— Foreign exchange mixed. *~i til T-t I ± I r n t 11 Jnn lllKIlcrit UtAUUtllJ V. 41, 1IV/1I1111U1, lii 111 Ull Cattle—RooelptH 450, holdovers 498; U.lBUfG.lS; M av 6.29(^6.32; July 6.42; steady; medium to good wteers, $4.2B | October 8.61W-6.62; December 6.77 .Spot 05.15; medium heifers. $4.40; low good ( , u ief middling 630 cows, $3.85: bulk rommrm to medium, ."2.75; cutter gradeH, $1.50i8>2.65; bulln, $3.40 down. Calves—Receipts 250; about nloady; medium heavy calvcw, $4.50'S>4.75; few fully steady; good 92-pound Idaho lainb.s, $5.75. $5.00. Sheep—Receipts 475: NEW COFFEE MARKET YORK, Jnn. 24. (U. P.)— SERVICES HELD • Initial funeral rites were held today a,t the Hopuon mortuary for Shirley Jean Teel, young daughter of Mr. and Mrn. Arthur G, Teel, and final rltex will be conducted at 3 p. m. Wednesday at the Little Church of the Flowers, in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, at Glendaie. Coffee: Rio 7« on spot, 8%c; Santo.s 4s, lOc. ' BAR SILVER NEW YORK, Jan. 24. (A. P.)—Bar silver Vic higher at 26'/4'- > on heavy speculative buying. VOTE DOWN INCREASE WASHINGTON. Jan. 24. (A. P.)— The House today voted down a proposal, to increase tho sum for rlvern and harborH work next year from $3V,- '388,000 to $60,000,000. NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 24. (A.: P.)— Spot cotton cloned steady. Sales 264C; middling 6.15. COTTONSEED OIL DALLAS, Jan. cottonseed oil, 2V& (U. P.)— Crude Los Angeles Hav (Associated Promt Ltased Wire} LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24.— Huy, per ton, f. o. b. Los Angeles: Choice barley, $14<6'15, Choice oat, $15® 16. Alfalfa, delivered (Hynos or El Monte): U. S. No. 1, $12. 50«p 13.50. U. fi. No. a leafy. $12.00(8)12.50. U. S. NO. 2. $lliH2. . 3.39%; up .03 5-16. Canada, .86%: off .SOVi. Franco, .0300 5-16; off .0000 9-18. Hilly. .0511V4: off .OOOOV4. Belgium, .1386; off .0000%. Germany, .23SO; up .0001%. Czechoslovakia, ,0296Vi; up .0000%. Switzerland, .1927!: off .0007%. Holland, .4019',*; off .0001%. Spain, .0819%; up .0001. Sweden, .1846; up .0008. Japan, .2119; up .0013. SAN FRANCISCO LIVESTOCK SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 24. (A, P.)—Hogs—None. Cattle—Receipts L'75; slow, killing classes mostly steady; Instances higher on low-grade euws; medium und low good 9911-pouml Utah steers, $4.76; medium 802-pound long yearlings, $4.50; low cutter to low medium dairy type O..WK, $1.00^2.60. Calves, none. Sheep—Receipts 1000. Nothing done early. METALS MARKET NEW YORK, Jnn. 24. (A. P.)—Copper dull; electrolytic spot C: future S^s. Tin firmer; spot and nearby 23.00; futui'u 22.10, Iron quiet, unchanged. Loud quiet; spot New York 3.00; East St. Loulfl 2.87. Zinc dull; Kant St. Louis spot and future 3.00; antimony 6.00.

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