The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on January 25, 1933 · Page 11
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* V o J THE BAKEHSF1ELU CALIFORNIA**', WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25,1933 II E 10 HAVE OUIEINEWYEAR Old Customs Being Viewed With Amusement by Young Folk (A.»»oolated Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20.—Thero wilt be few firecrackers chasing devils away from San Pranctsco'a Grant avenue tomorrow, and It Is doubtful if there will bo a dragon dance In any Pacific coast city from .Seattle to San Diego. The, old order changes, for the Clil• nose new -year will begin tomorrow without a long and languid holiday, with very few sweetmeats and with almost no firecrackers, - ' Young China, In the various• colonies of the Pacific coast, has been slowing some of the old customs with amusement these several years. Now, the older generation, saddened by the spectacle of a war-torn homeland across the Pacific, Is saving the dollars formerly Invested In festivals, new costumes and elaborate banquets. The money Is being diverted to war chests In China. Thousands of Chinese are endeavoring to make weekly or monthly contributions to war funds to • be used against Japanese troops in Manchuria and Jehol, Chinese residents In every colony on the Pacific coast hnvo expressed their desire for a quiet celebration tomorrow, but the contrast with ptist years •will perhaps bo most apparent in San Francisco, which possesses the largest Chinese colony In the United States. FIERY DEBATE ON DEBTS Dpi A. Senators Johnson, Robinson of Ind.; Robinson, Ark., Participate (Continued From Page One) volve Interruption of the agreement to yut German reparations was an example of the British "superiority complex." Citing Chamberlain's conditions to any debt settlement as cancelatlon or reduction or no Interference with the Lausanne reparations agreement, fohnson said: Scores Lausanne Pact "Tho Lausanno settlement was predicated upon the action of the United States concerning debts due us. They took an obligation uncol- leftable from Germany and of which we have nothing to do, and, with an appearance of altruism, they.say they are going to forgive Germany and collect only a small amount. "Then suddenly the lid blew off and we find that forgiving Germany was dependent upon the United States forgiving their debts. "That's the Lausanne agree- merit which, has been praised In no uncertain terms! That Is can- celation by the United States of debts to the extent that they can- eel reparations due from Germany." Johnson said he realized continuing statements that, tho United States Is going to receive this and that percentage of the debts were made "without authority," but he said ho •could not help resenting that the very suggestion should be made that we are •bargaining or huckstering on It." .» . «. Delaware & Hudson Buys Into N. Y. C. (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 25.—L. F. Loree, president of the Delaware & Hudson Company, announced today that that company had acquired an interest of approximately 10 ' per cent in New York Central Railroad. Directors of Delaware & Hudson took no action on the quarterly dividend payment of $1.50 due at this time. Pennsylvania Ry. Declares Dividend (United Press Leased Wire) PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25.—The Pennsylvania Railroad Company, largest transportation system in the United States, today resumed dividend payments on its capital stock. Directors voted a dividend of 50 cents a share, payable March IB to stock- homers of record February 15. A 50 cent payment was made February 29, 1032. England's Railroad Men Fight Pay Cut (Associated Press Leased Wire) CONDON, Jan. 25.—Employes of the major railroads of England today announced they would not accept wage reductions recommended by Kir Harolc Morris, chairman of tho national wages board. Tho recommendation of Morris vhulrman of tho wages board, was that wages bo reduced 41-6 per cent BELIEVED SO MEN SAFE ONIKDA, N. Y., Jan. 25. CA. P.)- Bcllef that all of the 50 fishermen wh wero swept out Into Onlcda lake bj winds after a breakup of tho Ico today were safe, was expressed by rescuers. All but eight had been accounted for and tha rescuers said t i was probable theso had been savec through Independent effort at some point along the shore. TRUST COMPANY CLOSES ' KANSAS CITY. Jan. 25. (A. P.)— Tho Pioneer Trust Company of Kansas City, with deposits of $2,500,000 was closed today by order of its board of directors. The closing created an emergency for two small out lying banks which also were closed by their directors. YOUTH PAROLED JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 25. (A. P. Arthur Rich, former Battle Creek Mich., youth, sentenced In 1926 to llf imprisonment for assaulting Louise Kln^, Battle Creek coed,»today was paroled by Governor William A. Com stock, on condition that he leave Michigan. INTEREST WILL BE PAID NEW YORK, Jan. 25. (A. P.)— Dow Jones * Company said today tha interest duo February 1 on tho Chi c;i«o, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Paulfli Itailroad'.s 50-year 5 per cent mort bonds would bo paid. PALLING BOULDER CAUSED THIS A boulder rolled down the side of the hill near Blalrsvllle, Pi., smashed Into this Pennsylvania railroad train and wrecked It. The engineer, A. G. Qlascolne, was killed, and the fireman, Charles McQraw, was Injured. Claim "Spirits" Influenced Man in Bequeathing Estate HALLORAN FREED Court Declares State Failed to Prove at Hearing That Murder Committed DIVIDENDS (Continued From Page One) (United Prest Leaicd Wire) JAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25. — "Splr- for number one. Its' 1 influenced Dr. Frank E. Bishop :o such an extent that ho followed their advice on the handling of stock, willed his estate to "medium," and committed suicide so he could Join his wife In "azureland," his sisters charged today as they continued their attempt to break the will.' In defense of Mrs. Gertrude Dickson, self-styled medium who was beneficiary of Doctor Bishop's estate, her attorneys hoped to show, tho optometrist planned to marry Mrs. Dickon. Five sisters charged the medium influenced Doctor Bishop to end his life on the promise he would Join his wife. "I'm puzzled by the spirits' advice to marry Mrs. Dlckson," he told Mrs. Carola Kennedy, 38, of Portland, Ore., "but I'll go as far as I can and get out from under it my own way." Mrs. Kennedy swore to a deposition in which she quoted the medium as saying "My spirit guides have In- pressed me Doctor Bishop won't live long. This time I'm going to look I'm going to see he fixes his will so I'm taken care of." Mrs. Dlckson's attorneys insisted she never had predicted tho optometrist's death. ' Friends and neighbors testified that Doctor Bishop talked about nothing but "spirits" after his wife's death. He could have made $100,000 by selling some stock Just before tho market crash, according to A. C. Henion, Oakland, but he asked Chief Mohawk (one of tho spirits) about the proposition, and tho chief "grunted three times, folded his arms and paid, 'Ugh, no do! 1 " Attorneys for Doctor Bishop's sisters expected to summon Oakland police officers to verify a story that during a raid on a seance several years ago, Mrs. Dickson's divorced husband, James, jumped through a window and landed in a waiting policeman's arms. He was shrouded In a sheet and apparently had been interrupted while imitating a ghost, it was charged. Tho Dlcksons were convicted and paid JBOfl in fines, Attorney J. G. Relsner sala. ONE OF GOVERNOR'S PROPOSR-EJECTED (United Press Leased Wirt) SACRAMENTO, Jani 25.— First of a series of measures carrying out Governor Rolph's budget message request to divert gas tax funds for payment of state obligations was unanimously rejected by the Assembly roads and highways committee today. .The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Charles Lyons, Los Angeles, asked 18,500,000 of gas tax funds to bo used for the payment of Interest and retirement of highway bonds, during the blennlum ending June 30, 1933. It was unanimously tabled by tho committee. Other requests for gas tax refunds include $8,500,000 for the Interest and retirement of highway bonds for the blennlum ending June 30, 1935, $10,000,000 for the general fund. and Three Bandits Rob L. A. Branch Bank (United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25.— Three bandits, one of whom was armed with a sawed-off shotgun, late today held up a branch of the Citizens National Trust and Savings Bank at Vermont and Vernon avenues, and escaped with an undetermined amount of money. HE TRUSTS UNCLE SAM MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 25. — Christ Nelson has proved that "Uncle Sam's" postal system can bo trusted. During tho holidays he decided that his grandchildren, six in number, needed a little spending money, BO he decided to send them each a silver dollar.- He placed a sticker containing tho address of each grandchild on one side, of each dollar and a 3-cont stamp on the other side of each. All six dollars were promptly delivered. MINES SEEKS POST WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. (A. P.)— Walker D. Hines, former director- general of railroads undor federal control, today applied to tho Interstate Commerce Commission for permission to serve as a director of tho Hallway Express agency. The agency handles the express business of all railroads except two or three In the southeast. AMBITIOUS GIRLS HELD FRESNO, Jan. 25. (U. P.)— The movie aspirations of two young Salem, Ore., gli-ls ended In the police station here today. Footsore, "broke" and hungry, Verna Matteson, 16, and Blanche Bantan, 13, were held pending word from relatives. The girls started from Salem, "January 16, and walked nnd hitch-hiked their way this far, they said, on their way to Hollywood and the movies. JUST IN TIME LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26.— Detective Charles Barnes evidently believes a law Is a law until the instant it is repealed. He arrested Lonnle P. Webb, young cafe owner, the other night for possession of a quart of liquor in tho cafe. Ho then had to raco.wlth time to get Webb's name on the police blotter before midnight, at which time tho Wright act, cn- ubjlng him to make tho arrest, waw automatically repealed, Ho signed Wolib'M name at exactly 11:5!) p. in. CONFERENCE ENDED (Associated Press Leased Wire) WARM SPRINGS, Ga., Jan. 25.— Two days of Intensive study of the world economic situation with President-elect Roosevelt were concluded lero today by Bernard M. Baruch, Now York financier. The New Yorker declined to say whether lie would be a member of the Roosevelt cabinet. Nor would he discuss the details of his talks with the president-elect. It was believed war debts and the railroad problem were uppermost. Because Mr. Roosevelt Is going to use his secretary of state as his right hand man In tho forthcoming negotiations with the foreign nations on debts and tariffs, tho speculation persists here that Baruch or Owen D, Young will be his selection for this post. Attempts to draw out Mr. Roosevelt and his adviser on stories from abroad about tho demands and attitudes of the other powers on debts and economics brought only smiles. CONTINUE U. S. GAS TAX WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. (A. P.)— The Democratic members of tho House ways and means committee today decided at an executive meeting to continue tho 1-cent a gallon gasoline tax for another year. after murder, since no murder was committed to tho knowledge of tho court. At the tlnio the ruling was made, she was In her cell In death row at the state penitentiary In Florence. Unless 'there Is somo intervention sho will go to tho gallows February 17 to pay for slaying Mrs. Lerol. May Influence Board County attorneys and court attaches wero Inclined to believe that the decision In Halloran's case would help Mrs. Judd only as It would Influence the prison board of pardons nnd paroles, she already has an appeal before this board, .taken Immediately after the state Supremo Court upheld her conviction, "I havo sought tho aid of all court precedent," Judge Nlles said In dismissing tho complaint against Halloran, "but I havo found no way to circumvent the apparent inconsistency In tho state's case. I have been unable to reconcile the facts of a murder and tho theory of self-defense. In view of tho state's evidence, a dismissal seems necessary. It is BO ordered." As soon as tho decision was given, Halloran walked to the bench and thanked the-judge. Halloran Statement "I always have been Innocent of any charge in connection with the Judd case," Hallorun then said to newsmen. "I knew nothing whatever about tho tragedy or the circumstances surrounding It." "I want to make It clear," Hallornn continued his statement to reporters, "that I have no bitterness against Winnie Ruth JUdd nor against anyone else in this case. I am sorry, of course, .that my family has been compelled to undergo great suffering during this prosecution. I havo had continuous faith, however, that tha truth would prevail." Mrs. Judd Angry, Silent A statement was not forthcoming immediately from Mrs. Judd. Guards at the, prison said sho appeared extremely angered when Informed of the ruling. Sho paced her small cell, storming and raving incoherently, they claimed. Friends among tho women prisoners said she was vindictive toward Halloran for refusing to come to her aid at her trial and that she hoped he would be held for trial. Had ho been ordered to trial her hanging would have been postponed so that she could have been available as a witness. Now, her only remain- Ing hope Is the prison board, due to meet later this week to rule on her plea for a pardon or for commutation of sentence. TiorsiN FREE U ELECnON (Associated Press Leased Wire) DUBLIN, Jan. 25.—Counting of tho heaviest vote In Irish history began today with Indications of an extremely close race between President Eamon de Valern. and William T. Cosgrave for the Presidency. A definite trend in yesterday's election of a new Dall EIreann—the Irish House of Representatives which in turn elects tho president of the, executive council—was' not likely to develop until tomorrow. In some scattered districts clerks will not be able to open ballot boxes until then. De Valera, leader of the Republican party seeking the complete Independence of Ireland, was believed by somo observers to have gained heavily In the rural districts. Cosgrave, who favors continuation of the Free State as an integral part of the British empire, was believed strong In the cities. The vote ranged from 70 to 90 per cent of the enfranchised electorate, listed as 1,730,000 -in the 1927 registration. • « > Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont in Serious Condition (Associated Press Leased Wire) PARIS, Jan. 25.—Mrs. Oliver H. P. Belmont, leader of New York society for many yeufs, was In a critical condition today at her residence hero. She was 80 years old last week. Her daughter, Mrs. Jacques Balsan, tho former Consuelo Vanderbllt, was with her. W. K. Vanderbllt and Harold Vanderbllt, her sons, wero in America. Mrs. Belmont suffered a paralytic stroke last spring and In November a relapse occurred after who had Improved considerably. She has been a resident of Franco since 1924. PIIIUADftU'HIA, Jan. 25.—Diroct- jors of Norfolk & Western Hallway today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2 on tho common stock. The company announced today that In 1932, t had earned $11.20 per share on com- non stock after the payment of $919,192 In dividends of 4 per cent on tho adjustment preferred stock. U.S. STEEL BE NEW YORK, Jan. 25.—Departing from precedent, Bethlehem Steel Corporation will Issue Its report for tho L>ecorBbcr quarter tomorrow, or five days In advance of the Steel Corpora- .lon figures for the same period. Wall street expects tho Bethlehem figures will servo as a fairly accurate forecast of the "steel corporation's" show- ng. Bethlehem's report usually fol- ows U. S. Steel's by two days. Proosed consolidation of four corn- nodlty exchanges will leave a treasury balance of approximately $500,000 for distribution among the members, It Is reported by tho proxy committee, Tho merging markets are tho Rubber, National Haw Silk, Metal, and Hide exchanges. Approval of tho consolidation Is practically assured, tho committee says. *-•-• Electrical Output for Week Declines (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 25.—Tho National Electric 1 Light Association today reported that output of electricity In tho United States totaled 1,484,089,000 kilowatt hours last week, a drop oT about 11,000,000 from tho previous week and a decline of 7.1 per cent from a year ago. In tho week ended January 14 the recession from 1932 was 6.7 per cent. PROBE CAUSES WHY (United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELKS, Jan. 25.—The University of- California at Los Angeles was stirred today by demands for an investigation of :i. meeting from which Dr. Albert Einstein, noted German physicist, withdrew as a scheduled speaker. The demands were made by John U. Calkins, Jr., attorney for the bourd of legents, and Captain William Hynes, leader of tho police "red .squad," who declared several "known radicals" were permitted on tho campus. Tho mooting was held last Sunday night. Speakers Included Upton Sinclair, noted Liberal author, and Loren Miller, negro, who said ho had just returned from Bussla. Some speakers, it was said, attacked military training and described tho university as an "institution of mlslcarnlng." Dr. Ernest Carroll Moore, provost and director of U. C. L. A., said ho attended the meeting and heard "nothing objectionable." Doctor Einstein withdrew as a speaker at tho last minute, declaring ho preferred to deliver a speech on "world peace" the next night at Pasadena. CRAWLING TO PEDRO (Associated Press Leased Wire) SAN PEDRO, Jan. 25.—Badly damaged In a collision during maneuvers 300 miles off tho California coast, tho United States navy's first line destroyer Dahlgren was limping toward San Diego today in convoy of tho destroyers Sands and Lawrence. Radio advices to the United States fleet's flagship Pennsylvania Indicated tho vessel was shipping water ant wan In a precarious condition. The Dahlgren carries 105 officers and men. The Dahlgren, en route to Honolulu for the annual war games, was engaged In maneuvers with others ol the knifellke 310-foot greyhounds of tho sea when It was struck by tho destroyer Tarbell. Navy officials hero wero Informer, tho collision was duo to tho Jamming of the Dahlgren'H rudder. The bow of tho Dahlgren was damaged. Slight damage was done the Tarbell. THE PROHIBITION FIGHT SHIFTS TO THE STATES dD DRY'MEASURESREPEALED ^a REPEAL MEASURES PENDING mm MO ACTION OR DRY LAWS * NEVER HAD STATE LAWS SJAGEJfANCES Ten Issues Go Higher; Two Decline; Ten Unchanged; TAG Steady ' (Associated Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jnn. 25.—Stocks swept Into a strong market today, '.olncldent with wire reports of progress toward International debt sottlo- nonts. On the Stock Exchange there were ten gains, two losses and ten steadies. Pacific Telephone preferred rose 1, Southern Pacific, %, and other gains were Pacific Telephone common, Gas Gs and 6V4s, Coast Counties das 6s, California Packing, United Aircraft, Standard and Union oils, Transnmorlca was steady nt R'/fc, along with Fireman's Fund, Crocker First National, Anglo Bank, California Western Life, Pacific Lighting 8s, Tidewater 6s, Magnavox and rown common. The losses were Consolidated Chemical and Pacific Gas common, U point each. On tho Curb California Power non- callable Gs rose B points, California I'nclflc Trading hit a now 1932-33 high at 15c, up Uc; American Tele- phono roso I, and Goldman Sachs, Klelbcr Motors and Occidental Petroleum gained slightly. Anglo National Corporation and Superior Portland Cement "B" held even, while Western Pacific preferred dropped BOc to $2.50, F.dlson DUs. Pacific Associates and Crown Willamette lost fractions. BRIGHT SPOTS IN BUSINESS (United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK.—Business failures are still decreasing, according to Dun's, which reported a total of fi9t for tho last week, against 855 a year ngo and 12 two years ago. INDIANA HARBOR, Ind. — About 800 employes were recalled to work at ho local plant of tho Inland Steel Company, due to an accumulation of Triers during tho last throe weeks. WILMINGTON, Del. — Earnings of 5. I. DuPont de Nemours, Inc., dur- ng tho quarter ended December 31 vere equal to 46 cents a common share, against 36 cents a share In tho preceding quarter, It was reported. TIFFIN, Ohio.— Local plant of the Jnlted States Glass Company opened ifter a shutdown of a month. Opera- Ions will bo maintained at 45 per cent of capacity, it was announced. The fight on prohibition has shifted for the moment to Legislatures of the states, where preparations are being made to act on such measures as Congress may take tg alter either the Volstead act or the Constitution. The above map shows the present lines along the state front. Tho states in white have already repented their dry laws. With many Legislatures In session this winter, the shaded states now have prohibition measures before them. The states In black havo taken no action on their present dry laws. Of the starred states. Maryland never had a state dry Inw and New York has not had one for more than 10 years. S. F. Stocks (Associated Press Leafed Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25.— Stock— Hid Asked Alaska Juneau 12?t 12»£ Atlas Implement A 2 4 California Packing 9Vi 9»,4 Caterpillar Tractor 7Vi 7% Consolidated Chemical A.. 13V4 14% Leslie California 12% .... L. A. G. & ID. pfd 96>/' 97Ms North American 4 ',<• 5 I'. O. & IS. com 29H 29*1 P. G. & E. B% 1st pfrl 25% 25% P. G. & K. GV4% 1st pfd... 22% 23 Pacific Lighting com 38'i 38 Vi Pacific. Light. $C dlv. pfd.. flit 93V4 P. T. & T. oom 79Vi SO V. P. T. it T. Pfd 109 111 S. J. L. & I'. 7% pr. pfd... 85 100 Schleslnger pfd 1 :) Shnll L'nion com •)'•;, 5 s. P 17% *m; S. P. G. G. A 5 (Hi Standard Oil of Calif 24U 24% Tidewater pfd 42 43 Union Oil. Calif 10% 10% Citrus Market (Associated Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25.— Reports from eastern and middle western auction centers today guvo tho following price range per box: Oranges Graded above Choice Choice $2.2r,@3.40 $2.106)2.56 2..SO'(f3.2. r , 2.45<g>2.5S 2.21if(/3.iri 2.15r«>2.50 2.tiOfi<:).IO 2.35(jJ>2.45 2.50iii?2.80 ">.. 45<?ji2.95 2.55W2.95 ii.35@2.Gu Now York , Boston Chicago ... Philadelphia Plltsburg ., Cleveland . St. I,nulH . Baltimore . Cincinnati Detroit .... ... 2.G5fj>2.80 Lemons Graded above Choice ...$3.40<ii>4.GO ... 4.65<fi>5.05 ... 3.854i'4.1!r. 3.95<n>4.30 2.25@2.G5 2.30 2.30 2.55 New York Boston .... Chicago ... Philadelphia Plltftburg 4.25{p4.45 Cleveland 4.10(i<M.55 St. Loula 4.20 Baltimore 3.10®3.70 Cincinnati 3.40 Choice f3.303i3.85 3.90@4..'if ) 3.20@3.40 2.ilO?J>3.80 3.35 3.20 2.4 5® 2.95 2.40 Detroit 3.65@3.75 Los Angeles Hay (Associated Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jon. 25.—Hay per ton. f. o. b. LOH Angeles: Choice barley, $140)15. Choice oat, $16(U>16. Alfalfa, delivered (Hynes or Monte): U. S. No. 1, $12.50@13.50. U. S. No. 2 leafy, $12,00(9)12.50. U. S. No. 2, $11 ©12. SAN FRANCISCO LIVESTOCK SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25. (A. 1 J .)—Hogs—Receipts 575; good under 200 pounds quotable around $3.65 Cattle—Receipts 175; fairly active, steers mostly steady; she stock steady; bull.s 25c higher. Medium am. low good 6G5-]>ound Utah steers, J5 1050-pound Califnrnlas, $4.60; heifers $4; medium and good cows, $3; bulls $3.25 down. Calves, none,. Sheep, none. GOVERNMENT BONOS NKW YOIIK, Jan. 25. (A. P.)—Liberty bonds closed today; '.\\iK, 32-47, 103.8. First 4%.s. 32-47, 102.29. Fourth 4 UK, 33-38. 103.19. Treasury 4<is, 47-52, 110.25. Treasury -\V t u, rcg., 47-52, .110.18. Treasury 4n, 44-54, 106.29. Treasury 3%8, 4C-56, 105.8. Treasury 3%n, 40-43, June, 102.19. Treamiry y')j,.s, 43-47, 102.19. Treasury ;!%«. 40-49, 100.t. Treasury 3n, 51-fiu, 98.25. LOS ANGELES LIVESTOCK LOS ANGKLICS, Jan. Jin. (A. P.) — HOBS—Receipts 125; steafy; 155-pound Now Mexleos $3.70; trucklim $3.60. Cattle—Receipts 600, holdovers 295 steady to weak; good steers and yearlings $4.15fy\1.nO; common to inedluii $3.65®'4.5<>; heifers $3.25fi>4.75; common to medium cows $2.75fij3.00; cutter grades $1.25@2.50; buU.s $3.40 clown Calves—Receipts 350; Blow, steady medium calves $4.65. Sheep—Receipts 250; lambs strong good 101-pound Utnhs $0.60 straight. METALS MARKET NEW YORK, Jan. 25. (A. P.)—Copper, (|Ulet; electrolytic, spot 5c; Ai- tnre, 5'ic. Tin, firmer; spot and m-arliy, $23.15; future. $23.25. Iron, quiet, unchanged. Lead, dull; spot, New York, $3.On; East St. Louis, $2.87. Zinc, quiet; East St. Loulu, spot and future, $3.00. Antimony, $8.00. IRE SIMtyON STRIKE (Associated Press Leased Wire) PARIS, Jim. 25.—The Bourse was tied up today by a strike of brokers who refused to quote prices In protest to the chamber of finance committee's action yesterday in tearing down tho government's contemplated economies. Police reinforcements watched the Kcene. Thero was no trading. No quotations, including those of foreign exchange, wero posted except rentes (government loans) when the Bourse opened at noon. Tho big building was devoid of tho usual nolso, with brokers quietly standing around the boards which were blank except for yesterday's figures. The entrances to tho Bank of France also were guarded by soldiers with fixed bayonets. Tho Chamber of Deputies committee yesterday returned 11 budget with only 915,000.000 francs In economics nnd 2,530,000,000 francs In new taxes provided. The Kovernment had callod for 10,000,000,000 francs In economies and new taxes. «TREASURY REPORT WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. (A. P.)— Treasury receipts fnr January 23 were $. r >,009,874.59; expenditures, $21,690,331.40; balance, $.'160,680,157.55. Customs dvitlen for 23 days of January wero $13,994,077.21. L. A. Stocks f , 28 5 (United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25.— Industrials Stock— Bid Byron Jackson 1 Claude Neon Elec 6 Douglas Aircraft 12 Emse.0 Derrick com 3 Globe G. &. M. cx»in fl Goodyear T. & n, pfd 30 Taylor Milling 4VJ Van do Kamp 6 Western Pipe 7 Banks Citizens Nat. Bank 37 Sec. First Nat. Bunk Miscellaneous L. A. Invent. Co Pacific Finance. Co Pac. Mutual Life Transainerlca Western Air Express Public Utilities L. A. G. & El. pfd 97 P. O. & 10. com 21IV4 P. G. &. IS. 1st pfd 25Vi Pac. Lighting com 38Vi S. Joa. L. & P. 6% pfd.. 80 So. Calif. Edison com 2GU So. Calif. Edison 7% pfd.. 28Vi So. Calif. Edison 6% pfd.. 24V* So. Calif. Edison 5Vi% pfd. 22Vi So. Calif. Gas 6% pfd 23Va Southern Pacific 17V'j Oils Barnsdall 31,', Bolsa Chlca iMj Pacific Western 3'I Republic Pete 1"5 Richfield Oil % Richfield Oil pfd U Standard Oil of Calif 24 Union Oil of Calif 10V» Ask 2 6V4 13 4 13 32 43 Vi 48% 6V4 30 25% 39Vi 2GV4 s 24V4 10'« LOS ANGELES PRODUCE MARKET J-.OS ANGKL13S, Jan. 25. (A. P.)— Buuns, Sun Die«o county, pound, Kjen- tucky Wonder, ordinary, 5f(^6c; Lima fair quality, IflfyilZc; Mexican, pound Kentucky Wonder, 8(ij. lie; bushe hampers Bountiful, J2.354(,2.00; Florida bushel hampers, Bountiful, J2.40(fji2.50 Valentine, J2. 50^3.00. Cauliflower, local field crates, Pear typo, .Snowballs, 26'i(30c; poor, 15®20c Celery, half-crates. Venice., G5fo;7 poorer, COfrtiOu; Chula VlBla, $1.0 J1.15; Norwalk, 90'u{j>}1.00; Hawtohrno yOcij'Jl.OO; Conipton, C5(&75c; Lomlta Jl.OU; Venice, pony crates, Hearts, 75 Chicory, local, crates, 36{j)50c. GuavaK, San Diego county, 12-pin trays, Strawberry, few 50c. Lettuce, crates, Iceberg, dry pack Imperial valley 4s, 90c(jj)$l.lf>; 5u, DOsfo $1.00: San Onofro 4s, 90@$1.00; lo ciil, loose pack 3s, 25&i40c; poorer, 15 . Peas, pound, Carplntcriu, 12®13c small, 7(u7V4c; Tin Juana, mostly 12c San Ulego county, lOft'llc; Admiral Sf^fSc; Ventura county, !l(Jj lOc; poorer 7f; Coachollu valley, 10»|i]3c; Iniperla valley, 9(frllc; poorer, S'.ii'tfG'/jc; Cur plnlcrlu, buuhnl Imnipern, |3.25®3.60 Mexicans, 45-pound crates, JG.OO. Squash, Imperial valley, crates Whlto Summer, J1.50K2.00; San Uleg county Laguna Ucaen, lugs, Italian $I.[iO®1.75; White Summer, $1.D(K l.Tii; local lugs, Cream, 40WfjOc; pe ton, delivered, Low An^'les, fe BAR SILVER NEW YOKK, Jan. 25. (A. P.)—Bar silver Vi lower at 26. 608-POUND WOMAN DIES FRANKLIN. Ind., Jan. 20. (A. I'.)— Private funeral services were held today for Mrw. Graham Smith, 40, who at tho time of her death weighed COS pounds. A special casket, was built for her and a portion of n wall of her homo wan removed so the casket could be brought Into the house. Sg.OOft 10.00; few fancy higher Tiingrrlnes, pound local, 2'd2'«jc aw lieKt. ;ic; ix'jichella vnlluy, 2 ir ifi'3i" Toiiiatiii-H, Mexican, lugs, Originals No. 1. boat Ntocli, $2.25iii'2.fiO; stripped pound, firsts, 9'uIOe.; Circles, "(JfSe Niliind, crates, !l-top, few fl!."0. Potatoes, street sales, Sun Diego county, lugs, Volunteer, IICN!, $1.0019 1.25; .smaller. -lOCfiiiUc; closing Tuesday opening Wednesday, brokers' salei Stockton, sacked per hundredweight Hurbank.M, good ijuallty, $1.2. r >C(i'1.35 best special Marks, high as $1.50; fair duality, T.VjiHOc; Idaho mu'Ked, per liuiulrewi-lgnt, • Hussein. U. S. No. 1, few si»t».s U2Vjc; U. S. No. 2, few SOc. Onions, brokers' .salts, Oregon sacked, per hundredweight, Yellows, $1.10; 50-pound IWK*. Idaho Yellows, BOc per hundredweight; Utah, S. r ,,,- per hundredweight. FOREIGN EXCHANGE NEW YORK, Jan. 25. (U. P.)—Foreign exchange irregular. England S.39'4, off .00^. Canada .87, up .00 1-1U. France .0390Vi, "I 1 .0000 1-10. Italy .0511H- Belgium .1287. up .0001. Germany .2370, off .0001. Czechoslovakia .0!!9liU, off .OOOO's- Switzerland . 1M7, up .0001. Holland .4019, up .0001 ',••. Spain .OSlfi, off .0000'-.. Sweden .istO, up .0(101. Japan .2125, up .0006. COFFEE MARKET NKW YORK, Jan. •_••,. ( U. P.)—Coffee—Itlo 7a on spot S%; Santos 4s 10. ON N. OIARKET Several Issues Gain From One to Two Points; Trading Light NEW YORK, Jan. 2B. (A. P.)— A firm tone In the wheat market, and payment of a dividend by Pennsylvania Railroad, buoyed up the stock market today, and several Issues closed with gains of 1 to Z points, Trading remained light, however, the turnover approximating 700,000 shares. (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 28.—Trading remained of a desultory character in he stock exchange today, but prices leveloped In Irregularly higher tend- 2ncy as the session wove on. Midweek business statistics failed to provide any fre.«h Impetus, and pro- 'osslonals had the market largely to hemsclvos. Conspicuous In corporate lows was omission of Delaware & Hudson's dividend, and confirmation of reports that It had bought a substantial Interest in New York Central. Delaware & Hudson dropped more ban five points, but other rails generally wore steady to firm, with New York Central and Santa Fe up nearly a point. National Biscuit recovered about a. point, and major fractional gains ap- rieared In Allied Chemical, American Can, Piiollc Service of Now Jersey, Woolworth, U. S. Smelting nnd others. United Fruit gained a point and U. S. Steel preferred l'/4. The tobaccos turned reactionary, with American "B" losing 1V4. Eastman sagged a point. ASK FREIGHT- RATE CUT WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. (A. P.)— A plea for lower freight rates on basic commodities was filed with tho interstate commerce commlssln today by tho Farmers' Educational and Co-operative Union of America, the National Grange, the National Coal Association and tho National Lumber Manufacturers' Association. RUM SHIP SEIZED SAN PEDRO, Jan. 25. (A. P.)— Th« speedboat A-609, with 80 cases of whisky aboard, was seized near San Juan Point early to day by a coast guard cutter. Two men aboard the boat, A. F. Scott and Don Nelson, were brought here and turned over to federal authorities. INCOME INCREASES NEW YORK, Jan. 25. (A. P.)_ Pere Marquette Railway today reported December net operating Income of $180,999 against $85,491 a year ago. Gross of $1,910,091 compared with $2,023,022. Cotton Futures (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORIC. Jan. 25.—The cotton market continued quiet today and prices fluctuated within a narrow range, (slight early declines wero followed by rallies which curried March from B.t4 to 6.20, but the bulge was not fully maintained with tho mid- afternoon market holding within a point or two either way of yesterday's closing quotations. Futures closed barely steady, 'i lower. March 6.15; May 6.27@6.2»; July 6.41; October 6.08i8>G.5!l; December 6.73ifG.74; spot quiet; middling 6.20. NEW ORLEANS COTTON NEW ORLEANS Jan. 25. (A. P.)— Spot cotton closed steady and unchanged. Sales, 3112. Middling, 6.15c. COTTONSEED OIL DALLAS, Jan. 25. (U. P.)—Crude cottonseed oil, 2Vj®2«4c. L. A. BUTTER, EGGS, POULTRY LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25. (U. P.)— Butter Prime, 20c. Prime firsts, 19c. Standards, 18c. Firsts, l"c. Eggs Large—Clean extras, ISe: light dirty extras, 17c; clean standards, 17c; light dirty standards, 17c; checks, 17c. Medium—Clean extras, IGc; light dirty extras, IGc; clean standards, 16c; light dirty .standards, lilc: checks, 16c. Small—Clean, IGc; light dirty, IGc. Poultry and Rabbits Hens, Leghorns, 2i; to :!', Ibs., 14c. Hens, Leghorns, 3'i to 1 Ibs., 15c. Hens, Leghorns, 4 Ins. nnd up, 15c. Hens, colored, 3'/i to 4 Ihs., IGc. TIen.s, colored, 4 Ibs. and up, I7c. Broilers, 1 and up to 1'.'. Ibs., 14c. Broilers, 1«4 to 2'i Ibs.. 17c. Fryers. Leghorns, 2'i to 3 Ib.x., 14c. 1-Vyers, colored, 2'i to 3'.j Ibs., 17c. Roasters, soft bone. 3>-i Hit. up, 17c. .Stags, 13c; old roosters, Sc. Ducklings, Pekln, 4 Ihs. nnd up, He. Other than Pekln. 4 Ihs. up, lOc. Old ducks, lOc. Geese. I2c. Young torn turkey*. 1" ll>-. up, 13c. Young toms, dressed, 1" Ihs. up, 16c. Hen turkeys, 9 Ibc. anil up. 13c. I fen turkeys, dressed, S HH. up, 16c. old loin turkeys, 12o; div >r><I, 16e. Kqimhs, under 11 Ibs. IMT dozen, 15e. Squabs, 11 Ib.s. dozen :nul up, 20c. f'aponf, live, under 7 His.. 1Sc. Capons, live, 7 ibs. and up, 20c. Capon.", dressed, under ti lbn., 23c. Capons, dressed, t! Ibs. and up, 23o. Rabbltn, No. 1 white, 3 to 4 Ibs., 9c. Habl.ltK. No. 2 white, 3 to 4 Ibs., 60. No. 1, mixed color.", 3 to 4 Ibs., Do. Itabbllf, No. 1, old, 5c. CHICAGO GRAIN CHICAGO, Jan. 25. (A. P.)—Suggest lon.s that Italy would soon re-enter tho world market as a wheat buyer hail a strengthening effect on grain values today. Estimates were current Italy would require Importations of as high as 30,000,000 bushels of wheat this season. Corn traders gave attention to news of a proposed farmers' wtriko In Argentina likely to Interfere with corn shipments to Europe. Wheat closed firm, '•iff^ac above yesterday's finish, corn unchanged to a shade higher, oats unchanged, and provisions unchanged to 5c lower. CHICAGO, Jan. L'5. (A. P.)—Wheat. N'o. 2 hard, -is Vic; No. 1 northern spring, -ISVjc. New corn, No. 3 mixed, L'3 V; No. 2 yellow, 25'ic; No. 3 white, 23-\iii~24c: old corn, No. 2 yellow, 25*i f(T2iic. Oats, Xo. 2 white, 16%<gil7V4o. Uyo, no sules. Barley, 24®36c. CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO, Jan. 25. (A. P.)—Hogs— Rucelpts 27,000; slow, mostly lOc lower; good choice 170-210 pounds J3.25@ 3.3u: top J3.35; sows $2.45<U>2.60. Cattl.—Receipts 8000; little done, undertone weak to lower on medium w< slits and weighty steers, few light yearlings about steady; most steers Hinl yearlings promlsev to sell at $4.00{f< G '.',',; few medium wefght and weighty steers }4.'-'r,'iTu.flO; cows steady to we;ik; vcalerx weak, lending lower, inoNtly $r> nntfOOi- choice $7.00C|f7..10. Sheep—Kecelpts 20.000; little trudInn: fat lambs bid sharply lower at •Ti.8iyu.lO; sheep around steady.

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