The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on January 27, 1933 · Page 2
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 2

Bakersfield, California
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Friday, January 27, 1933
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THE BAKERSFIE^D CALIFORNIA*?, FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 1933, & - iv/IM«^B v *iSj '£*&&•& Both Commodities Useful \ in Manufacture of t Explosives tJ.S. OFFICIALS NOT {ALARMED, HOWEVER ft'Iany Persons Speculate : on Shipments; Seen as •>•• War Preparation I By RAYMOND CUAPPER f (Cepyrljht, 1833, by United Pr««) tTTASHlNGTON, Jan. 27. — In?" creasing shipments of nitrates to Japan have caused some speculation as 'to the possibility that extensive war preparations' are gping On, but best informed officials here cast doubt on such conclusions. In their opinion, if preparations are being made, sources outside of the pflited States are being depended in chiefly. Discussion of possible Japanese war purchases In the t'nllod states grows out of Increase in ex- Jprts of nitrates nnd cotton, both usable In manufacture of high explosives. VIn 1981 Japan bought 2000 tons of nitrates in the United States. In- 1932 foe plant at Hopewell, Vn., the-largest (n the country nnd second largest in f^ie world, sent to Japan 14.B17 tons. Shipments rose from 7BO tons in Sep- STAKE MUCH ON SHIP RACE o- (An*t>nlatrit Prm» IiCnscd Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27.—Five hundred cnses of bottled goodo the government claims was almost "Imported stuff" and th« freedom of five Jailed editors fire stakes of a speedboat race against time on San Francisco bay today. The alleged rum runner Kagome, seized by coast guards off the California coast recently, Is the boat which makes the race. If she loses, her captain and crew of four go free with her and the 500 cases will be returned to her cargo compartment, United States Attorney I. M. .Peckham said. But If she wins, she' will be held with the liquor nnd her captain and crew must stand trial, Peckham said. The point at Issue Is' whether the Kagome can travel at 16 knots. If she proves she .can, the government contends It will support the claim'she was within an hour's cruise of the coast and therefore subject to seizure even though she was admittedly beyond the 12-mile limit when captured.- Federal Judge St. Sun authorized the test. Farmers Strike Hard Against Foreclosures NEED HIGH-CLASS FOR ENVOYS Gen. He's Command Repulsed After Three-Hour Battle , Against Japanese D (Oo on-Page Seventeen) ORDER FULL STUDY OF I'rtsi Leaned Wire.) SHANHA1KWAN, China, Jan. 27.— Chlnesfl troops which had been path- erlng for nearly a month (it the Chlu-. menkow pass through the great wall 12 miles north of here, attacked a Japanese force holding the north end of tho pass early today, bu,t were repulsed after a three-hour battle. Japanese reports said the attacking force was part of the command of Oonoral Ho Chu-Kuo, who commanded tho Chinese garrison at Shnnhalkwan when the Japanese captured the city on -January 3. * . It was after that battle that tho ^Japanese, leaving a skeleton garrison 'hero, moved up to the pass nnd seized the northern gates. It was explained that this was a measure of protection and not the prelude to an Invasion of Jehol province. Tho Chinese defenders of thp northern gate were driven off without much trouble to concentrate at the southern end of tho PIIHH. There they brought up reinforcements without molesta- I tlon. Since then Japanese cavalry detachment^ have conducted a series of expeditions along tho border between Jchol and Manchuria, moving steadily northward toward Chins!, cleaning out Chinese bands along the way. ollnrs at stake In the forln of mort- aged debt In nine stiitew, mldwe&tern armors today stuck with firmness to heir campaign ngnlnst foreclosure ales. . From Lo Mara, town, where he movement gained Impetus several veoks ngo to Idaho nnd Oklahoma,' reverberations were , heard In tho courts, governors' chamber*; and In continued gatherings of determined urniers. Oklahoma, Idaho and Ohio farmers added their protests yesterday to that of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin and the Dnkotns, Census figures for 1930, the latest available, isted the aggregate of mortgages on 'arms In these nine states at $1,530,081,408. At Tulsa, declared a (Aimoclatcd I'reKH Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Jnn. 27.—The' Senate has authorized Its finance committee to make a full study of tho economic situation, proposed by Democrats to aid tho Roosevelt administration. A resolution authorizing the inquiry, which the finance committee approved earlier In the week, was adopted without debate. It was brought up by Senator Har-. rlson (Democrat, Mississippi), the author, and agreed to after a brief explanation by him. Harrison will endeavor to have the survey started ns soon us possible. . CHINESE FORCE CONCENTRATING PKIPINO, Jan. 27. (A. P.)—Chinese reports today said 20,000 Japanese .soldiers and additional Manchukuoan forces, further reinforced by Mongol- Ian bandits, are concentrating a< Tungllao, close to the Jehol border for a possible attack on that province At Chlnchow, It was reported, Jap nnose military leaders are discussing plans for the Invasion of Jehol. Foreign military experts here are o tho opinion, however,• that no majoi operations In Jehol aro likely untl Into next month or early in March (Atisnctatcd PI-CUB Leased wire) ES MOINES. lowu, Jan. 27.—With Oklahoma, three judges virtual moratorium on KILLS WIFE NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 27—The night club romance of Lester Rennudln, 21- year-old master of ceremonies at the Club Plantation, and his 19-year-old wife, also an entertainer, ended In tho death of both at the young husband's hands last night. Waiters and officials at .the fashionable Club Avalon In Motalrle Ridge, where the girl entertained as Mary Leo Robert, were summoned outside by two pistol shots and tho persistent blowing of nn automobile horn to fine the couple dying In a car. The wife was slumped over tho steering wheel with a bullet In the region of her heart and Renaudln was crouched beside her with a -wound li the temple. In Ronaudln's pocket, police found a letter addressed to his family. 'V can't possibly live without Mary Lee, v It read, "and can't do anything llvlnt, with her." norlgage default foreclosures until .larch 13. Their decision ;does. not pply to contested cases. Nampn, Idaho, farmers demanded eglslntlve relief nnd one spokesman .hreatened to get n "six-shooter and some red-blooded men" to force legls- atloh. Klght hundred Ohio fanners at Bowling dreen forced a finance company bidder to withdraw, and.bought (800 worth of property for '$14, then returned it to the original' owner. Injunction Denied In Town, Governor Herring assured a group of Wapollo county hU co-op- erntlon 'In -delaying farm 'mortgage sales. Meanwhile an Iowa district judge denied an Injunction sought to restrain -an Insurance company from foreclosing on a farm mortgage, However, the judge continued the foreclosure suit until tho March court term, In accord with Governor Herring's recent proclamation calling for sale postponements. At Le Mars, farmers prevented foreclosure .of the home of n dentist, to whom many said th'ey owed-dental bills. John Carmody, secretary of the Omaha -Federal*' fcand Bank; In a speech at DCS Molnes, asserted that the bank plans no Indiscriminate foreclosure campaign'and that '"It will dt its befit to aid." where farmers cannot pay. . . Order Arrest of Martin J. Instill (United Preit Leased Wire) TORONTO, Out., Jan. 27>-Martln J Install, younger brother of Samuel Insull, former Chicago utilities magnate was.ordered arrested today on a warrant charging grand larceny, embez- zleinentjand -theft by bailee. The- third charge Is new In the Ontario Court records In the Insull case The first two charges were named In .B. warrant served on • Insull last Oc tober when attempts began to extra dlto him to Chicago for trial. U. .$'." and ftiexican; Ambassadors Soorii to Be Naiiied, Must Bfe Hi|D[l^Caliber •'(4ssoohted PresilJeas'ed W.Ira) MEXICO .ClTt. Jani' 27.—The newspaper El Universal .salo" in an^edltor. ial that men «f ".exceptional caliber" Are required'for th <$-. posts : of American ambassador ,to: Jtexico 'and Mexican ambassador to Washington,, w.hlch are o ,be filled soon, ana ura/ed that .Vice- president-elect aarrieiy/advlse. President-elect Roosevelt concerning the 'ormor. ••>. • ... ''''•' . Tho .editorial was signed by Juan Sanchez Azcona, recognized national political writer and prominently identified with the Madero revolution in 1910.' He expressed the hope that Mr. Qarner, whose home Is near Mexico, would be instrumental In the selection of the envoy to succeed J. Reuben Clark, Jr.,. who Is quitting Mexico about February 6. " "Mr. Garner has n great moral Interest In the cultivation of relations of his country With Mexico," the editorial said. ' "Ferdinand Gonzalez Roa. In the '.'right man. to succeed Joso Manuel Puig Casauranc, former Mexican am- basaador to the • United States and now federal secretary of foreign, re latlons," the .writer.-said. Sisters of Slayer's Victim Sue Slayer ' (United Press Leased Wire) . FRESNO, Jan. 27.—Suit for $10,001 damages was filed In Superior Cour today against Edward Kazerlan, 19 year-old slayer, and his parents by three sisters of the man he killed. :' Knzerlan shot Nishon Feshjlan, Ro llnda rancher, Thanksgiving <lay fol lowing a' quarrel over Kazerlan's at tempt to collect a, $4 account allegedly .oWned .his father, a grocer. Kazerlnn pleaded guilty to man slaughter charges. don't spen d on M roe err If muc li Much to Learn • From Eskimos, '''' • .;* .,' (United Pfest Leased Wire) . ''' LOS ANQEUB6, Jan. 27.— "Chli- ellzatlon," which Is his namt. for civilization, could leaf hn lot from the »oc»lled primitive «tqt/lm«ux, .believes F«th«r Bernard Hubbafd, fsrnous, Santa Clara Unlverilty volcanologlst and explorer. . ' The young Jesuit scoffed when asked If he didn't tnjoy •fttlno back to civilization. . "Civilization? phliellzation would be a better term. I'd like to get back to the tundra; It »t«mt aw. fully strange to come back to What you .call Qod'i country. To me, New York l» merely a, hug* center of. human misery, You people are .not nearly so happy as th'e'tsqul- maux whom you regard as an uncultured, miserable race." I ! ! I BUT, believe ME, when it comes to what I smoke, I want it right! You know how it is when a fellow is accustomed to smoking a good cigarette and he gets hold of one that isn't right. He's likely to get in a bad humor. I aiu a great believer iu the old saying that "quality will tell," and I have noticed that the things which come to etay are good things. You can buy a package of good cigarettes for 15c. Six cents of this goes to the Government. So that outside of the 6c paid to the Government, you get a little over two cigarettes:for one cent. The right kind of tobacco, the right sort of paper—a cigarette that's pure and good-tasting and mild — that's the kind I want. I have been smoking CHESTER. FIELDS for a long time. They are mild and yet they satisfy. LAST BARRIER TO BRIDGE REIVED Rolph Signs Acts Validating $62jOOO»000 Loan From : • R. F. c. (United Press Leased Wire) *• SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27.—The last obstacle to'Immediate construction of nance, were: the $75,000,000 San Francisco-Oakland Abolish the bay bridge was removed today with tl\e signature of Governor Jamen Rolph on legislative enabling n'cts validating a $62,000,000 loan from tha Reconstruction Finance Corporation. After the six bills w,ere voted by the Legislature' In session at Sacramento, they were rushed to St. Francis Hospital here, where the executive rffflxed his signatures last night. The governor was confined to bed with Influenia. Means Much to State v "This means, a lot to.not only California' but to the entire nation," Governor Rolph commented. "Completlpn of the transbny bridge will give the nation nn unbroken central highway from the Pacific to 'the Atlantic." At present San Francisco Is linked with Oakland and the enstbay ferries. The proposed bridge, a double-deck structure, will be one of the longest and largest in tho world. The span will bo four and one-half miles long anil midway will pierce Terba Buena sland. The $02,000,000 R. F. C. loan previously had been authorized In Washington. Its acceptance by tho state needed only the enabling acts of tho Legislature. Bid* for the , west substructure of the bridge, to cost. $9,000,000,- will be advertised early next week and bo opened February 28. OJjthcr units will be submitted for bidding'.Boon thereafter. ' "' Construction of the huge span was hailed today ns a boon to employment, not only in this area, but- throughout tho steel manufacturing regions. Engineers estimated'that 86 per cent of the total cost will go for labor. Tolls are expected to amortize the bond Issue In from 25 to 30 years. Benefit! to Labor .Great An Idea of the benefits labor and Industry will realize from construction of tho long-sought bridge Is con- In the amount of materials to m 10 REDUCE VANDEGJFT PAY. Fact-Finding Committee Also Has Other Plans to Save Money (United Press Leased Wire) '. SACRAMENTO, Jan. 27.-r-Thd Senate fact-flndlng/commlttee today recommended that the salary of Holland A. -Vandegrtft, state . director bf finance, be cut from $10,000 to $6000 a year, and that his office be shorn* of most of Us authority. A similar report,. Issued by the pom* mlttce last night, proposed that- more thar $1,000,000 In economies bo made. In the state department of agriculture, by salary reductions, abolishing certain services and making others self-supporting. Responsibilities and duties of the finance director, the committee said, hnvo grown until they are now on'a' par with those of the governor. Too Much Power, Claim "W« do not believe that It.Is right and proper that so much power bo concentrated in tho hands of ono t man," the statement said. In order to curb this power, the committee proposed that the state board of control,- now under control of ,the governor, be reorganized to consist of tho state controller, the attorney general, and the .director of finance. Other Recommendation! Other major recommendations of the committee for the department of fl- state bureau of commerce, San Francisco, saving $57,000 a blennlum; abolish the position of , chief of the division of service and supply, $10,000 a blennlum; abolish dl- vision of publications and documents even though the governor's budget' says It will be self-supporting; eliminate attorney from the department of finance, and compel the department to get Us legal counsel from the attorney-general, and abolish farming operations at Napa State Farm beenuse they "compote with- farmers of California." Besides reducing the salary of Dudley Moulton, director of agriculture, from $6000 to $5000 a year, and. all division chiefs In his department to $3600 a year, major recommendntioisa for economies in the department wefe: Would Abolish Services Abolish the following services: Kx- hiblts and fairs, $14,140;. duplication of milk Inspection, $100,000; state sun/ port of milk bottle exchange, $15,000: apiary Inspection, $10,760; position, of chief of division $11,000; highway of plant Industry; Inspection of fruit and vegetable shipments, $15,000; organizing co-operative marketing associations, $25,000; fish exchange, $73,040; mattress and upholstered furniture Inspection, $154,970. \ Complete bovine tuberculosis Indent;' nlflcatlon but start ho new campaign^ $101,490; fedupe border plant quarun r tine .inspectlbh, $12,800; transfer eco'' riomlc poison- 'and fertilizer fluid In^ spectlon to state board of health, $20.000; also canned fruit Inspection! $2500; and ripe olive standardization; $1000. Eliminate or make self-supporting these agencies: Poultry laboratories at Fetaluma and Los Angeles, $18,570; grain .Inspection, $47,460; >state"ware* house Inspection, $37,280; hay Inspoc* tlon, $18,210; deciduous fruit dealers' service, $28,884. be used In Its " erection. It will require: 170,000 tons of structural steel and wire. 20,000 tons of reinforcing steel. 200,000 gallons of paint. 40,000,000 feet of lumber. 1,000,000 barrels of cement. 1,000,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel. DRASTIC STEP AGAINST FARM Bjp HINTED (Continued From Page One) CLAIM WALSH, GLASS WILL ENTER CABINET (Continued From-Pago One) he cotton and grain stabilization op- rations. AH of' December 31, 1932, we estimated that there are $140,193,947 of ood collectible loans and assets. In ddltlon to these good loans and as- ets $20,500,000 has been set up as a oscrve for possible loss allowances ther than those In connection wltH wheat nnd cotton operations. "A further asset for which the re- •olvlng fund should be given credit Is .n estimated amount of $42,719,088 of tost and. oxpenso arising from doiia- loiis. of wheat and cotton by Congress o the American National Red Cross. These threo Items total $203,413,035. Costs and expenses arising from stabilization and other operations in wheat and cotton are estimated at 11107,493,875. U Is estimated that of his amount $157,239,902 Is attributable o wheat and $150,253,973 to -cotton operations. 'The original $500,000,000 appropriated by Congress has .been increased by $10,906,911 duo to Interest coU ected." ' Defends Board HopreHontativo Summers, Republican, Washington, uskerf Stone's opinion oT discontinuing tho. board and transferring Its activities to the agrl- culturn department. 'I think ij; would be a great mlu- take," Stono replied. "Thlp Is ono activity, If you aro going to get tho best result for the American farmer, that should be kept as a Separate and distinct entity, separate and apart from any other operation." ' doubted he would accept a cabinet post. . • ' Disagree on Debt Parley They believed he might prefer to maintain his vaunted political Independence, rather than place himself In a position where he would be committed to support Mr. Roosevelt's policies. He disagrees at present with the presidentelect's decision to open negotiations with European nations seeking debt revision. Ill Omen for Inflation '" The Post said selection of Glass to. head the treasury department was considered "an omen that inflationary proposals have been put on the high shelf by Mr. Roosevelt" as Glass Is a militant defender of sound money. The Virginian was co-author of the federal reserve act and serv»d as secretary of treasury for more than a year In the latter part of the Wilson administration. Ho served 20 years In tho House and has been In the Senate since 1920. He Is 74 years old. Senator Walsh, now 73 years old, has served continuously In the Senate Since 1913. lie is recognized as one of the foremost constitutional lawyers in Congress. Deficiency Bill Is Once More Passed «_ ^__~ (Ansoola.ted Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 27.— -The ohcu- vetoed $3,766,000 first deficiency bill- minus tho portions to which President Hoover objected— was paused' again today by tho House and sent to the Senate. 1933. ticcrrr & MYEM TOBACCO Co, John Galsworthy's Condition Is Serious (Associated Press Leased Wire) LONDON, Jan. 27.—John Galsworthy, British novelist, was still In a critical condition from an attack of- uremia. It was reported at his residence this morning that his condition was unchanged. * MEDAL FOR BRAVE SKIPPKR NEW YORK, Jan. 37. (A. P.)—Captain Giles C. Stedmnn, commander of the steamer American Merchant, .was given the city's medal .of valor today In recognition of his rescue at sea, last we.ek of the 82 .survivors of a floundering British freighter. Mayor John V. O'Uridn plnnM/tho me'dal on the I'uucl of tho captain's cout In a simpli! ceremony at. city Imll. AKRON MOORED SAFELY TjAKHHimST.-N. J.. Jan.. 27. (A. P.) The U. B. 8. Akron, safely bAhcd in its hangar after n flight prolonged 30 hours by high winds, wan not In danger at any time, naval officers said today. The dirigible was landed. at the air station shortly after 8 o'clock last night. It had, been aloft since 5:30' p. m. Tuesday. _ QUICK RELIEF FROM COLDS Mistbl f- O R N O S fc AN!' i h R O A T Essence- of Mistol / . *

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