EDITORIALS . This section contains the'latest ,Ideal news,, world-sports, edU- ; ttfrlnlH, ly.big, thrilling serial • hna.news of general interest. •.'•• / ' .- ' .-'^^^ .:.. PHONE 31 WANT ADS Classified Advertising Columni of The Bakersfleld Cttllfornlun clone promptly at 11 .o'clock n. m. every day. "tOCAL SECTION BAKERSEIELD, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 27,1933 PAGES 11 TO 18 WHITE SLAVE RING PROBE SWINGS TO KERN *.- '* * School Business Managers of Entire State to Meet Here TO AWARD BAKERSFIELD HIGHWAY CONTRACT FEBRUARY 13 ARTERY JO FORM ENTRANCE ALONG Bids on Job Will Be Opened in State Capital; 2.9 Miles to Be Paved .» WAGE SCALE ANNOUNCED Local Labor to Be Hired by Builders; Construction Will Begin Soon "DIDS for the construction of the •*-* new state 'highway into Bakers-, field from the north, will be opened at Sacramento In the Public Works building on February 13, at 2 p. m., calling for the construction of approximately three miles of asphalt concrete, according to information received hero today by J. U. Thornton, county engineer. ;A11 proposals will be sealed and will be, publicly opened and read. The highway, 2.D miles In length. Is a traverse .between Mlnkler Spur, near Beardsley, and Union avenue, a route which will be roughly parallel to the Southern Pacific tracks. The prevailing rate or per diem wages as announced for the construction work Is listed by the state division of public works as follows: , Common laborer, $4; skilled laborer, $5; tractor driver for 30- horsepower machines, $5, and $5.50 for 80 to 80 horsepower machines; carpenter, $8; truck driver, $5; power shovel or crane operator, $10; oiler, $6: grader operator, $5; roller operator, SS.50; driller $5; blacksmith, $6; powderman, $5.50;. aubgrade finisher, $5; teamster, $4; asphalt plant engineer, $8; asphalt plant fireman, $6; asphalt plant mechanical finisher, $6; steel worker, $9; mechanic troubleshooter, $6.40; other classifications, $4. *These " figures are based on an eight-hour day. With the opening of bids scheduled for the middle of February,, it Is as- Biimed that actual construction -work wlii be begun within a . short time after the bids have been opened, possibly before the month of February has expired. " It will be the policy, so for as possible, to hire local men for the work, officials report. PLAN NEW THRILL AT RACES ' * it; • + • if * * ; * * * • . + * >' To Overturn Speeding Machine SUICIDE KING WILL PERFORM W TTH the weather mnn co-operating find • everything "Hitting pretty" for the grand opening of the 1033 -sports season at Bakersfleld speed- day Sunday afternoon, addition of another great thrill to tho congress of daredevils program was announced with the arrival of Lieutenant Lloyd Hastings In the city. Who Is Lloyd Hastings? He's the president of the suicide club, the man who for the last two s-ears has been earning his living by permitting himself to be shot out of a cannon before circus audiences; nnd he has a new stunt for Bakersfleld thrill fans. He Is going to drive at BO miles an hour In an automobile, cramp the wheels and turn It over In front of the grandstand. 'It Is the same stunt that has boosted Kern county's automobile fatality score to a substantial peak; taut generally Involuntarily performed. The weather man today promised a few light showers between now and Sunday, Just enough to put the track In perfect condition, B. Ward Beam, show director, announced. He expects the track to be "light- ning fast" for the motorcycle races, the "ash cnn derby" and tho other speed events. Twenty local drivers already have entered the derby, known as the world's worst race, and open only to cars having a value of less than $50. -, New entries . include Edgar nob- bins in "Twin Two Pound Hard," Bill Destefahl in ''Traveling Cootie"; R. M. Runyon In "Rough Rider"; Kermlt A. Utt In "What Price Glory"; George A, Alexander In "Susan Lennox"; John Delflno at the wheel of "Technocracy" and Elmer Hughes In "Swordflsh." Two motorcycle races open to Kern riders only, are attracting entrants also. Ralph Hunnlcut, Al Cooper, W. J. Cassldy, Elmer Rowlands, Nell Archer and Gary Albertson are among the local daredevils entered. Payne & Son chapel will conduct the official ambulance station at tho meet. Race entries must be in by Saturday morning and may be mailed to B. Ward Beam, general delivery, Bakersfield. 215 EXECUTIVES SLATED TO HOLD Many Prominent Officials Will Gather to- Discuss Budget Problems NATIONAL CHIEF COMING James Parker, Bakersfield, Members of Convention Group in Charge "D AKERSFTELD has been honored •*•* by being chosen the 1933 convention city of th'e Public School Business Officials Association of California, and approximately 275 school business managers from all sections of the state will gather here on March 17 and at their TAX PLAN PLAN MONDAY RITES FOR CLARA L PLANZ Funeral services for Miss Clara E. Planz, 63, who died Thursday at her home, will be conducted Monday at 2:30 p. m. at Payne & Son chapel. In addition to other relatives, she leanes a nephew, George J. Planz of San Francisco. The Rev. Charles Hulme will officiate at the rites. L. Greenleaf, H. I. Tiipman, Hllman Arms, O. R. Kamprath, A. S. Crltes and H. J. Brandt will be pallbearers. Interment will be irJ the perpetual care plot at Uniojj cemetery, where the remains will be burled alongside a brother, the late Ruben Planz. Miss .Planz was well known in Bak- ersfleld, having resided here for many years, and was influential In business circles. Diversion of Funds Is Held Breach of Public Faith by Oil Group Leader Strong opposition to the proposed diversion of gasoline tax funds to general state purposes was voiced here today by Franklin I/owney of the Independent Petroleum Association, with headquarters at Los Angeles. Lownes 1 . en route to Los Angeles from Sacramento, conferred with leaders in the fight to prevent diversion of gas tax funds from the sole purpose for -which they are levied—tho construction and maintenance of highways. "Diversion of any sum of money from this special fund," said Lowney, "would represent a breach of faith with the people of California who submitted to this special impost solely for highway purposes and who resent its threatened use for any other project." Lowney pointed out that the state chamber of commerce, Bakersfield :ivic Commercial Association, the State Federation of Labor, both Aiito- noblle clubs, and other groups are united In opp'bsition to diversion of the gas fund, Service for Varney Babe Is Conducted • * " rii ~ -* —' Funeral rites were conducted today at the Bakersfleld Funeral Home for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon ard Varney. The child died January '26 a few hours after birth. The parents reside at 4C9 Beardsley avenue. Remains of the child were interred In Union cemetery. Al ToduylS tnanac: Januaryera 1796-Mozart born OLD GERMAN WOODCUT 1850-6erman kaiser Wilheltnn bom. WisHe? he wasn'l POOL IS DISCUSSED (United Pre»n Leased Wire) FRE5SNO, Jan. 27.—Formulation of a new raisin control program, to be led by tho Fresno County Farm Bureau, was discussed here today. The Farm Bureau was to be asked by directors of the defunct California raisin poo] to lead the proposed new organization. The pool, they said, will make no attempt as a corporation to lead a reorganization movement, although they pointed out that the corporate setup of the pool could be used as the nucleus of aAiew control body. The pool failed during an acreage drive last summer to secure sufficient contracts to Insure control of the crop and disbanded. With women from 10 different dls- rlcts of the county present, members f the farm home department of the i"arm Bureau held a committee meet- ng at the courthouse during which ommlttees to be active this year were appointed. The committees are ' as ollows: budget, Mrs. Fred Rollins, Vtrs. Frick and Mrs. Martin. .Recrea- lon, Mesdames Helen Phillips, Mc- i"arland; B. Crawford, Buttonwlllow; Bert McCluhan, Rosedalo; F. W. Hort, tfagunden; E. G. Kolbenstetter, Shafer; Kurt Keeker, Waseo;' Lester 'rick, Weed Patch; Arnold Stockton, Arvin. Mrs. Phillips and Mrs. Rollln vere appointed to attend the county •^arm Bureau meetings for a review f bills before the Legislature. Mrs. R. S. Holding of Panama was appointed county reporter for the ?arm Bureau Monthly, It was de- ided that the home department vould protest against the- loan of 110,000,000 to help balance the budget of the state. Those present at the meeting were Mesdames S. C. Denlson, A. E. Rapp, forrest Frick, H. G. Thompson, H. R. Tanzen, Leona Haydock, Jeanetto Stoner, A. W. Miller, A. U Renfro, 'red Doll, W. P. Nance, Rosa Brower, Helen Phillips,• A. B. Cobb. Fred Rol- In, T. M. Martin, W. B. Wilson, and Misses Secrest and Lillian Brlnkman. , *-»-• Test Plots Used to Study Orange Pest Six test plots have been established in Kern county orange orchards using zinc sulfalc in an attempt to cure the mottle-leaf disease of citrus trees,- N. D. Hudson, assistant farm adviser, said today, Various amounts per tree are being tried and different methods of application in order to determine the best and most efficient use of zinc sulfate, which is the moat promising material tried out so far. Tests of last year Indicate that this material may be effective in correct- Ing one type of citrus mottle leaf and perhaps more. At least one more year's testing wll be necessary before u general recommendation can be given, since the best methods have not yet been fully determined, Mr. Hudson explained, I is not known how permanent the cure will be, or whether yields will be ben efltted sufficiently to pay for the treatment. ' ' Hill Billies to Be Featured on Radio Sponsored by William & Booth Bakorsflnld Atwater Kent dealers I tho Fox theater building, the Beverl Hill milieu will be. heard-' tonight, a. 5:15 o'clock over radio station KERN Thoy will present ono of their feu turcU programs of "hillbilly" tunes. lommiltees for Year Being Selected by Delegates of Ten Districts Folks and Facts * * * * * * Bits of Hotel 'Gossip * * +• * •* •* Local Brevities annual conclave. The announcement was made today by -James H. j Parker, assistant superintendent of j the Bakersfleld city schools, who Is engaged In making local preparations i for the gathering. Tho convention, which will bo one of the largest scheduled for the year, will bring many prominent, school officials to the city, including- Wlllard 2. Olvens, superintendent of the. pubic schools of Oakland and president of tho California Teachers' Association, nnd William A. Sheldon of Los Angeles, president of the National Public School Business Officials Association and secretary of the Txjs Angeles 'city school board of education. Other Leaders Among other school men prominent In the state who will be here for the meeting are L. L. Smith of Fresno, president of the state organization, and secretary and business manager of the Fresno city 'schools; S. C. Joyner of Pasadena; business manager of the schools of that city; Leo G. Forth of Burbank, business manager and superintendent of construction; Don B. Rice . of Oakland, business manager, and others. The convention has hitherto been lield in San Francisco, (Oakland, Long Beach and. Fresno, and that Bakersfield "will have the opportunity of entertaining the conclave Is considered an honor by the local school men who are arranging details of tlvc meeting. Kern Officers F. A. Buuman of Tuft is a director of the state association and Mr. Parker of Bakersfleld is a member of the stale convention committee which also includes John W. Edgemont of Oakland, H. M. Monroe of San Francisco, and William H. Cox of Ala-' meda. Among the subjects to be discussed will be, "Balancing the School Budget," "Adjusting Maintenance to Reduced Budget," "Adjusting Operation to Reduced Budget," and "Use of School Buildings Under the ClviciCen- ter Act." POULTRYMEN ORGANIZE TO AID INDUSTRY POULTRYMEN of the' county i have formed a club here to be known as the Kern County Pout- trymenn' Club, for the purpose of meeting once a month and considering subjects relevant to the Industry and for the purpose of effecting Improvement In local poultry conditions. When the club meets on the fourth Wednesday of February It will take up the problem of making local poultry grading methods conform to state requirements for uniformity with the Intention of Improving the local (jiarket for Kern county poultry raisers. Among those who are Interested In the welfare of the Industry here through this club are Mr. and Mrs. N. Jensen, A. A. Sprehn, Bert C. Smith, F. Q. Crandall, Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Priest, Mrs. Harry Holmes, White Brothers, W. H. Kldd, Charles E. White and F. J. Ames. AT SCHOOLS FOR )Y 140 Students of Washington, Emerson and Lincoln to Enter High School DIPLOMAS ARE AWARDED Fine Graduation Exercises Arc Conducted tit Three City Institutions Civic Commercial Is Probing Actions Necessary to Be Chamber of Commerce Another move toward changing tho Bakersfleld Civic Commercial Association's name to the "Bakernfleld Chnm- ber of Commerce" was made today when directors of the organization empowered President Virgil C. Johnson to complete arrangements necessary to bring th'e proposal to a vote of the membership. Calvin Conron, attorney for the C. C. A., detailed the legal maneuvers necessary for changing the name, and reported that by-laws of thu institution require a general meeting of members and that members must be notified of the meeting at least five days In advance by writing. Dr. F. Kenneth Tlumlin, appointed by President Johnson to conduct, the Initial Investigation into ( requirements for tKe change of name, was authorized to confer with Attorney Conron on the additional necessary moves. Cost of changing the name, It was revealed, would amount to approximately $12. Publicity Plan Stanley Pratt, former Bakersfleld cotton man who this week was elected president of Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Is a visitor in the city, accompanied by Mrs. Pratt. They are stopping at Hotel Padre. Ben Gilbert, resident of Bakersfleld 15 years, has announced the opening of a furniture store at 1915 M street. Mr. Gilbert Is the former buyer for tho Bukersfleld Junk and Salvage Company. John P. Plover of the state welfare department with headquarters ut Santa Rosa and Carl Schiller of the slate department of agriculture, Sacramento, are registered at the Padre. Harry A. Godde, of the Signal Oil and Gas Company, is a guest at Hotel El Tejon. Mr. Godde Is particularly well-known and popular in Kern oil circles. Mr. and Mrs. Allen P. Ott, of Seattle, are visiting here and arc guests at Hotel El Tejon. Tie Is representing the Pacific Finance Company. Out-of-Btate guests at the Padre Include W. V-. Richardson of Reno, Nev., and M. E. Jameson and G. A'. Purdy of Everett, Wash. F. B. Slmms, of the Shell OH Company at Fresno, in here on business for his firm, and Is quartered ut Hotel El Tejon. L. H. Sehoenfleld, of the Zellerbuch Paper Company, Is here from Fresno on business and Is a guest at Hotel El Tejon. ASSAULT TRIAL Art Weaver, accused of having as. Hf.ulted Robert Stone with a deadly weapon, a bottle, will bo tried in the Superior Court oti February 27, according to.tho district attorney's, office., GIRLS ANNEX CLASS SOCCER TITLE Soccer championship of Bukcr.sfield High School passed to the junior girls' team yesterday with conclusion of the round-robin interclass tournament, the Juniors being undefeated In three games. Tho seniors finished second with two victories and one do- feat, the sophomores placed third and the freshmen fourth. The tournament was conducted under the leadership of Mrs. Hazel Aldrlch, director of high school girls' athletics. Members of the winning team were Misses ISudora Baldwin, Dorothy Cook, Elizabeth Cowart, Margaret Cowart, Lucille do Bordo, Lelta Houk, Marian Jackson, Eleanor Krajitor, Winona Mechom, Rachel Morton, lone Pinnell, Virginia Stahl, Lelah Stanley, ISdytho Stunton and Ruth Wallls. The second place senior team Included Misses Kathryn Baker, Jacqueline Burton, Catherine Cierley, Erva Gayer, Elizabeth Gulney, Faith Hawkins, Margaret Hill, Charlotte Priest, Clara Sheffield, Rose Stockton, Gertrude Wachob, Nita Williams and Birdie Winer. F. E. Sullivan of the Standard Oil Company outlined a plan to publicize Kern scenic attractions to tourists, through use of personnel of tho Standard Stations, Inc. The publicity plan, he reported, would hold tourists here for a longer period of time than they generally stay. There would • be no cost to the C. C. A. Employes of the service stations would be coached to detail Kern attractions to motorists, he said. Members of the C. C. A. directorate turned the subject over to a committee for investigation. Director E. B. Duncan, reported on activities of the. state free employment office here. A state official recently suggested elimination of that service as partvof un economy program, i Details Activities Last month, according to ,H. L, Walker, director of activities 'ut the Bakerxfleld State Free Employment Agency, 245 persons .were placed on JobH through tho agency, without cost. During the period from July 1, 1031!, to December SI, 1932, a total qf 1472 persons were placed. During the period from July I, 1930, to Juno 30, 1932, a total of C40B persons wore placed, or 225 monthly. An average of 220 were placed monthly between July 1, 1928, und June 30, 1930, and an average of 135 .monthly were placed between July 1, 1926, and June 30, 1928, according to Mr. Walker. Monthly expense of the office Is approximately $150, Mr. Walker reported. The director divides his time with another state organization with a branch hero and the employment office overhead is reduced considerably. rJUNDREDS of parents ami •*"*• friends gathered this forenoon at three city school auditoriums, the Emerson, Washington untl Lincoln, to witness graduation exercises that were held as a compliment to 140 boys and girls who had successfully completed eight years off-grammar grade work and who will.-enter tho local high school on Monday. One of the largest crowds gathered at tho Kmerson Si'honl auditorium whoref 52 graduates waived diplomas nncl lieurd advice on how to have su reu.sful i-areers un K I veil by Leo 1.1. 1-liirt, counselor at tho local high school, who has helped thousands of s and girl* over rough spots In school experiences. Fine Program Mrs. T5. June Ourimlmn. principal, presented the clnti« and Sum Dye, incident of Hie city nrhool board, _ave out the coveted certificates. The exeVclst'S were rounded out with imi- slo and a playlet, "The Plotters," thai had to do with a school cplsude. The players inifludeil Rea Pyle, Richard Adams, Joe Mosi-oni, Richard Coon Thelma Lyons, Teddy Uhler, Kenneth Nielson, Earl Erin, Marcus Rudnlck, A'ernon Newman and Pauline Hall, Two selections were played by the Emerson string trio consisting,of Muriel Plngerhul, first violin; Jack White, second violin: and Sylvia Winer, third violin. Elizabeth Moynier accompanied at tho piano. At Washington An Inspiring address was presented to tho Washington School graduates ay tho Rev. F. O. Belden, pastor ol the First Baptist Church. Richard Stlern, leader of one of the 8A classes presented his fellow classmates anc Mrs. Florence C. Porter, secretary of the board, presented the diplomas. Mrs. Gladys Ruchal and Mrs. Bertha Dawson are tho teachers of the two graduating classes and John L Compton Is the principal. The'schoo orchestra under the direction of C. R Jamlesson played several numbers An original poem, "Washlngtor School," was presented by Mlldrec Kerns. School songs were also sung ALLEGE GANG CONTROLLED BY JAPANESE; DELANO AND BAKERSFIELD RAIDS WILL BE STAGED BY U. S. MEN D EVELOPMEN'TS that point toward Bakersfleld and Delano as centers ot activities of the Japanese-controlled white slave ring recently un- overed In Los Angeles today brought government immigration ofncers ntff-this county for a series ot secret raids, it was learned through of- cial channels. , , ^ . , Police Bald they know ot the presence of the federal agents and ot their tnlssion, but had not been asked for assistance. Through authoritative but unofficial sources The Balcersfleld Callfor- nian learned, that 14 immigration officers working .under Murray W. , Oarsson, special assistant secretary of labor, were dispatched from Los Faces Court Trial, Delinquency Count William Johnson, held on two felony counts which arose from alleged illegal tiHHoolntlon with a minor girl, waived hln preliminary hearing tndny In the Sixth Township Justice Court, and was bound over to the Superior Court. Judge Stewart Magee fixed his ball at JOOOO. J. K. Lilly, attorney for the defendant, made the waiver motion for Johnson. The girl in the cage, authorities said, IB 16 years of age and unmarried. The felony charges consist of assault' and contributing to the delinquency of a minor girl. Uuublo to furnish the ?&000 ball fixed by Judge Mugeo, the defendant was returned to the custody of Sheriff CUB Walnor, to uwult the Superior Court. bearing. NO RABBIT FEVER IN Tularomla, bettor known as rabbit fever, never Is found In. domestic rabbits, according to a bulletin received from the American Rabbit and' Cavy Breeders' Association by L. J. Hollar- sh, 3BO" K street. Tho bulletin urges persons to oat only domestic rabbits. Warning ban baen sent out by the United. States biological survey to rabbit hunters in regard to the fatal disease affecting wild rabbits, as the disease can be transmitted from wild rabbits to humans und often dealh results. (.'Incoln Exercises Tho happy group of Lincoln Schoo graduates were addressed by Claud M. Johnson, county probation officer who.told the young.people how to llv usefully and happily. He.n F. Stlnson a member of the board, presented th< diplomas., Patriotism was also Intro duced in the exercises with the sing Ing of "America" und the sulute t< the flag. Furewell school songs wen sung, us well as the official song o the Bukernfield city schools. This afternoon the gruduates weri guests ut the high school and wer« taken about the campus and vlsltei various classes of Interest to them. Promotions were made in all th grades. The 'now school semester wl! bepln on Monduy, Washington Washington .School graduates num bering 60 are: Max L. Baker, Jame W. Bradford, • Raymond R. Urowi Normhn . 13. Cu.dy, Albert DeWitt, Herbert C. Evans, George Gallant Luther A. .Goodwin, Louis C. Gro thaus, Martin n. Kooken, John I Kruuter, John A. Muckessy, Gullur R. Mergenthuler, Mlmy Itudoumls James A. RIclmrdson, Robert D. Rus sell, Rlchurd A. Hllern, Curl vun Wy Jr, Harold Williamson, Douglas C Abraham, Don P. Baker, Raymond I Bolton, Charles C. Duvls, Johnn Duns, Perry G. Johnson, Marion L King, Donald K. Klnser, Hobert Le Larmu, Gordon S. Moore, Krcd Smith •! and Harold W. Wlens. j Mary Kllcn Allen, Wlldn SI. Buke i Ollno O. Barham, Anno Deborah Co llns, June C. Collins, Elizabeth Jan Hurmu.li, Bessie. I. jnhnson, Mlldre Kerns, Betty Lee Larson, Violet Nikkei, IS. Ruth Ulsedon, Wunda Senior, Pauline L. Spmyhjerry, Krm K. Ware, Florence E. Welirhelt, Eliza belli Anno Duvles, Georgia Hill, Bc-\ f>rly Iden, Angelina Leyvu, Idu M* Mulonn, Loretta Reed, Dixie Roberi sou, 'Anna Elvira Seybold, Cleo Ma . TO WORK ON OPERETTA TAFT, Jan. 27—Thu glec» club of the Taft Union High Svhool and the new'ly organized mixed chorus will start work with the opening of the second semester on an operetta. "Tho Golden Trail," by Charles Wakeflold Cudmun, to be presented on exhibit day somo time In May. Sidney Nielsen, director of both thu ehoruH and gleo club, It) in charge of tUo operetta. (Qontlnucd on I'agn Hcventeen) Angeles to conduct a series of ralda< n outside communities infested by ( ho vicious ring. ' duration revealed bis information pointed to Baltorstield, Delano, Los Angeles, Lompoc, Quadalupe, Terminal Island and. tho Imperial val- ey as centers of operations. Seek Ringleader An unnamed Japanese man IH pictured as Uie head of the liugo )ctopus-llkc ring which lias been •leldlng hundreds of thousands of dol- urn annually. Tho funds are lielns sent burk. to Japan by ilic ringleader, i "Japanese Al Capone," according to GarsMun. Investigation of tho ring WHH spurred Thursday with arrest of Jim Huraka, alias Tiara, 48-year-old T.om- oafe man when It was disclosed hut he allegedly lured a 17-year-old Mexican girl to bin place, where .she was Induced to lent) n life of Immor- illty. Tho girl, Eunice Urbuno, was taken to District Attorney Huron Kills for questioning. Authorities found, among other things, that white girls nrc being enlisted nightly In the cheaper public dance hulls of contra! und southern California by agents of the gang. Haraka Arrested TOirukn, already facing deportation proceedings und ut liberty on $0000 cash bull, was arrested at Lompop when Miss Urbuno sifld he hiul lured ler from Los Angeles to the place to act us a waitress und tlicn had Induced her to associate with Japanese 'or six weeks. Whether charges slm- lar to those itgulnsl the. trio involved n the Imp! Ylorien case will be filed against him will be determined ut th'e dlsMct attorney's office today. Haraka's arrest will be followed by several others, Gursson said. The Japanese denied, that ho knew Miss Ur- wnb had been Intimate with other Japanese and then refused -to talk further. .When he was nrrested on the deportation charge u few weeks ago, !ie said he hufl no funds. However, $5000 cash bond was Immediately produced. Activities of.the reputed ring were first Investigated tvhen Impl Ylonen, Longvlew, Washington, Finnish girl, told of being held cnpllve for several days in a Los Angeles rooming house. She accused George Wukainoto, the proprietor, his asserted white wife, Helen Wukumoto, and Ernest Moore, who yesterday were bound over for trial on charges of kidnaping and violating the morullty laws. • 28 ADMITTED TO CITIZENSHIP BY IGEJPPBELL Members of Class Come From All Sections of World rpWENTV-EIGHT persons swore •*• allegiance to the United States yesterday In the Superior Court here and renounced former no-, tional ties to become full-fledged citizens of this country. The natu- ralizatio,n proceedings were before Presiding Judge Allan B. Campbell of the Superior Court, with F. B. Smith, county clerk, assisting. Out of i!) applicants 28 were admitted. Johann Helnrlch Wllholm Ken- sol, a German, failed to appear and hl.s case was continued until the next regular hearing. Those admitted to citizenship were: Giovanni Morguntlnl, .Italy; Alexander Mutch. Jr., Great Britain; Alma Marie Gloeckler, Groat Britain; Hermann Hummel, Russia; Herman Hummel II, Russia; Mary Samyloff, Russia and Great Britain; Bayes, France; Alter Katz, Jacques Russia; John AlflX Pupoff, Russia; Ludwlla Klllanek, Czechoslovakia; Antonio Anustnslo Harltos, -Greece; Aflolp)i, John Engelman, Germany; William Henry Swift, Gi-eat Britain; Karl Fessleri Germany. Alexander Mo.scov Sopuniun, Rus- wlu; Marie Stleger, Switzerland; Henri Wllkerson Granger, Great Britain:* Ole •Christian Bungsberg, Norway: • Doniolrlo Curniona Slurquez, Mexico; Reginald Montague 'ferome. Great. Britain; Mogt'riH Nicolal Krug, Deiir murk; Isabel liruce AVoolstenholmes Noaltes, Greut Hrltuln; Oresle Comlno Act I'M, Italy; Albert Nathan Slack. Greut Britain; Krlc Curl Richard. Rleolc, Germuny; and Leonu Plerucci, Italy. PLAN LEGION DANCES PENALTY ON LICENSE NEXT MONTH PLATES FEBRUARY 3 Plans for a series of dances to bo sponsored by the drum and bugle corps of the' post were announced at last night's business meeting of Frank S. Reynolds Post, American Legion. The dances will be held'at La Granada ballroom, February ,1, 8, 1C and 22, with the last, of the series taking the form of u military ball. Announcement was made also of appointment of Dudley Erquhart as c'hulrm.in of the post Boy Scout committee, succeeding (>. A, Graham. Members of the post having castoff clothing wore requested to turn It over to the welfare committee of the Legion ;xt the clubhouse. • Next week's program will bo under j direction of Ray M. Carlisle. ; The National Automobile Club today announced It had been Informed by. the registrar of motor vehicles that no penalty would, .bo attached to 1933 license plate fees until after midnight of February 3. "Please be advised applicants applying for 1933 license plates up to midnight February 3 will be required to pay the statutory fee only .but OH all applications received thereafter, a penalty of 100'per cent will' be' added,'' the notice from Registrar Russell Bevans stated. Services Held for Maldonado Infant Wrestling Referee Loses Valuable Bag Somewhere In Bukersfleld or Taf or on route between the two cltle Colonel Theodore Hopkins, retire army officer, lost a pigskin bug con- j talnlng the clothes he wears In tho ring while appearing us referee of wrestling mutches. . Colonel Hopkins used the bag overseas during the World War und be- uuuse of its associations rather than Its value, would like to recover it. Floyd Dunlup, boxing inspector hero, has asked Tho Callfornlan to tulio charge 'of the bug In ouso any i one should find uud return It. Receiver Named in Oil Property Action M. S. Harvuot has been appointed receiver for tho Kern Petroleum Cor- 1'orntlon with property In section 21, -9-!i7, according to an order signed by Presiding Judge It. B. Lambert of the Superior Court based on un action brought by Harry Borel arid other plaintiffs against the company. They seek an uvoounling and receivership. The plaintiffs -are represented by Brlttan & Muck. Funeral services were conducted yesterday at the Bakersfleld Funeral 1 i Home for Donald Peter Maldonado, •l-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Oa- c'ar MaklniKulo. The baby, It was reported, choked to death. Autopsy surgeons said that the child had been swallowing milk, and that the enlarged lymphatic gland muscles conr traded about the food and caused death. The boy's grandmother waa feeding him at the time at the family home ut 2005 O streel. The rites were In charge pf the Salvation Army. Interment was In Union cemetery. County Poultrymen |Show Case Broken; to Increase Flocks! Clothing Is Stolen* Ppultrymen in this county are pro- j police today were seeking burglars who crushed In- u glass show : eane i« front of the I. Rubin store at 13i»> Nineteenth street Muring, the night and stole clothing valued lit- JSg. Burglurs ulso smashed a glass window of I ho Boulevard 'Stop, refreshment Ktand. 'uud. Htole lobHcoo : and candy valued ut'-iCbout JD, a polled rt« mip! ' s:ild. •" "<*' ' paring to raise more chickens tills season to meet an increased demand, according to H. T. Strong, assistant farm adviser. Eggs throughout the fall and win- tor maintained it fairly high level. Poultrymen buying chicks slioulil purchn.se from reliable sjourcea, Mr, Strong suld. ' said.
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