The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on January 28, 1933 · Page 2
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 2

Bakersfield, California
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Saturday, January 28, 1933
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-""'" * ' THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 1933 LOCAL AND TELEGRAM FAMED KILLED BY Elusive Animal Caught Near Western Water Works bv Hound Pack >*>- •$>- Despondent Man Attempts Suicide as Music Played Old Speedy, who for more than a par hns been leading packs of yelp- ng hounds on wild goose chases hrough 'the brushy river bottom area near the Western Water Works, has nade his last stand. Tho King Solomon of Kern county raccoons, Old Speedy, WHS finally outwitted and im down yesterday by a parly of ocal hunters and their "coon dogs" after u four-hour chase. Today he s survived by his excellent pelt and j iiany memories. "Nig," a hound recently Imported 'rom Arkansas by J. L. Dlokerson of .ho HIverviow Hatchery and Jaok Gibson of Oildiile, was the hero of tho underbrush drama which took place between S:I!0 o'clock Thursday svening and 1:30 o'clock Friday morn- Ing. H was "Nig" who first hit the trail of the elusive "coon" and led tho pack through tullles, "smart weed," water and out over the hills i on u typical "Old Speedy" run. Battles Hounds Mr. Dlckerson was accompanied by Montle" Montgomery, Cliff Gardner and John Vasljlnder on tho hunt which finally led to capture of the AND WHIPPED! STARTLING EXPOSE C FLOGGING OUTRAGES in FLORIDA! •-.. How Midnight Bands of; I Vigilantes Drag Out and Beat Up Men and Women Whose Conduct Displeases Them! (Associated Presa Leased IVireJI SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28.— Police In a cruising car, who Investigated music coming from shrubbery in Golden 'Gate Park, said they found Ernest Boson; 48, unemployed school teacher, lying beside a portable phonograph, his wrists slashed. Bosch, the police said, declared he was despondent and planned to die listening to his favorite tune, "The Moonlight Sonata." He said he recently cnme here from Cleveland, PRISONER FLEES LA. Congress Manifests Desire to Curtail Vast Orgy of Borrowing Joseph Carter, 19, Daringly Slides Seven Floors to Freedom (A HHodatcd T'reK« Leaned W{re) T,OS ANGEIJSH, Jan. 28.—A daring Hllclo down seven floors of the Hall of Justice building, ID stories high, enabled Joseph Carter, 19-year-old burglar, to fleo from the county jail wise old raccoon. Old Speedy, true to I early today, the first escape there In form, refused to ' r treo," and was finally run down In open country. A big Hpeclnum of his kind, weighing :ip- four years. Using an hundred-foot length of ropo stolen from tho building flagpole, Carter lowered himself to the eighth proxlmately 25 pounds, tliu "coon" didn't glvu up without a fight and left "his mark" on many of tho I aro located, pried open a window and hounds before tho close of his color- j entered tho building. floor level, where tho Superior Courts ful career. The raccoon W;IH well known to lo- becamc almost traditional figure. l-'lfty sheriff's deputies were assigned to search every room In the they how cal sportsmen, to whom he has been j Hall of Justice. Officers said a "pet peeve" for months. He eluded their best efforts and most superior hounds in hunt after hunt, until ho After running dogs and men through tho most difficult kind of country for hours, consistently refusing to bo cornered, he always managed to lose his trail In the inesqulto bushes. "Coon" Escapes Mr. Montgomery lod tho last unsuccessful hunt for "Old Speedy." After losing both the "roon" and his temper In the river bottoms, hu was willing to but Mr. Diokerson everything to hl.s dog chains that the animal couldn't be caught. Mr. Dlckerson, a veteran hunter who has captured nearly 200 "coons" In Kern county during the past, few years, accepted the challenge and, j with thu aid of "Nig," made good. Mr. ' Ickerson prol.s thu box of cigars, and j Nig" the glory. | »-»-» I were, at n loss to understand Carter left the building, Inasmuch aa them Is only one. open exit at the hours ho escaped and that Is guarded. All doors on the first floor are locked, obviating any possibility that he might havo entered a room and jumped to tho ground. Tho only other possibility, deputies said, was that he might have had u confederate, who mot him on tho eighth floor and provided a change of clothing. LATE BULLETIN WASHINGTON, Jan. 28. (U. P.) Senator Couzens, Republican, Michigan, today was named chairman of a Senate banking and currency subcommittee to hold hear* Ings next week on his resolution to forbid further Reconstruction Finance Corporation loans to railways pending congressional Investigation. Other members of the committee are Senators Goldsborough, Republican, Md.; Blaine, Republican, WIs.; Fletcher, Democrat, Florida, and Wagher, Democrat, New York. (United Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 28.—Tho first sign has appeared In a responsible Congressional quarter of a desire to tighten the purse strings of the hitherto bountiful Reconstruction Finance Corporation. A Joint resolution has been offered In Congress proposing to forbid further n. F. C. loans to railroads or their receivers until authorized by Congresd. It was provoked by n now borrowing attempt by the Missouri Pacific. The resolution was offered by Senator James Couzens, Republican, Michigan. It was referred to the banking committee, and Couzens said he hopec to begin hearings next week. This development Is significant because Couzens, millionaire and sharp critic of .many practices of big business previously hns been friendly towarc the work of this gigantic government lending agency. Tighten on. Railway Loans Now he proposes to tighten sharp! \ on railroad loans. His purpose Is to stop the outpouring of millions of dollars of government money Into railroad financing which he believes (he regular railroad bankers should ban die. Bankers tell him there Is good security underlying railroad loans sought from the H. F. C. Hankerb have their vaults crammed with re (Continued on rage Eleven) Al Smith Would Decline Cabinet Post; Is Too Busy (Asstiolatcd Press teaied ' WASHINGTON, Jan. 28.—Former Governor Alfred E. Smith of New York today said he would net accept a cabinet position In the Roosevelt administration, adding that he was "head of as many things now as I want to be." "Are you going to accept a cabinet post In the incoming admlnls- tratlon?" Smith was' asked by newspaper men. "No, sir," Smith said. Asked what part he expected to take In the Incoming administration, Smith smiled and looked around at a crowd of reporters and said: "That remains to be seen." Asked about a report that Senator Copeland, Democrat, New York, was to be appointed ambassador • to Germany and that he (Smith) would be appointed Senator from New York by Governor Lehman, Smith said. "No. Well, at least half no." The half no applies to me, that Is, I'm not going to accept a seat In the Senate but I don't know what Senator Copeland Is going to do." "Are you going to attend the Inauguration March 47" he was asked. "I expect so." v Asked about a rumor that he might become'head of the Reconstruction Corporation In the new administration, Smith said, "I am head of alt the things I want to be right now." PLEADS TO BOOST TARIFFJT WEST Representative Swing Says U. S. Industry Must Be Saved From Cheap Imports Public Enemy No. 1 May Enter Bastile fAssoclated rrc«« Leaned Wire) CHICAGO, Jan. 28.—\ pistol totlnff conviction toclny menaced the Bland- Ing of Murray Humphreys, listed na No. 1 on the police department's cata- loKue of "public enemies." It took a jury In Judge Harold P. McConneH'H court but one hour to reach the verdict which carries with It a possible maximum sentence of a year's Imprisonment In the county jail, as well as n fine of J300. " (Annotated Press Leased WASHINGTON, Jan. 28.— A plea for upward tariff adjustments to protect Pacific coast Industries from Japanese competition, made- sharper by depreciated currency, was made to a House ways and means subcommittee today by Representative Swing, Republican, California. He urged passage of the Hill bill for automatic Increases In ad valorem rates ngalnst foreign countries with depreciated currencies. "There Is no question of the effect upon the business and labor of this country of foreign depreciated currencies, especially on the Pacific coast where wo feel it from Japan." Swing cited the tuna fish Industry which he said hud $50,000,000 Invested In packing plants untl $8,000,000 In fishing boats which employ 8000 men In fishing alone. "We no longer can compete," Swing said. "Japan can offer wholesalers tuna fish at $4.35 a case. The wholesale prlct of the same grade of domestic tuna fish Is $5.75 a case, "Japanese exports of tuna fish to the United States have Increased 530 per cent over 1931. In the first 10 months of 13.1L' Imports wore nearly 5,000,000 pouncls»in of 1M1. "The Industry can't live that way and unless we act it will be added to others already on the rocks." Swing said much the same arguments applied to fruit and vegetable. shipments from Mexico and other lines of Japanese goods. Woman Buried iii Wreckage of Bombed Home (United I't-esi Leased Wire) • PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 28.— A bomb wrecked the home of John Dl Silvetfro, Italian Fascist leader, early today,, and hours later his wife, Mrs. Helen Dl 311- vestro, was missing and believed burled In the wreckage. Dl Sllvestro, four children and a secretary were extricated from the ruins by firemen and neighbors and taken to a hospital suffering from shock, cuts and bruises. Director of Public Safety Kern Dodge, arrived at the scene to take personal charge of the search for Mrs. Dl Sllvestro. Police blamed the explosion on anti-Fascists. A house adjoining Dl Silvestro's was badly damaged by the blast, and windows were shattered nearby. Dl Sllvestro and his family returned recently from a. trip to Italy, where , they were received by Premier Mussolini. Dl Sllvestro Is president of the Order of the Sons of Italy and Is a prominent banker here. LEFT HER COLD MKDIA, Vn., Jan. 28. (A. P.)— Wider bedclothlng might have prolonged the marital bliss of Mr. and Mrs. tJeorge B. Blansfield of Chester. Mrs. Ulan.s- fleld was granted a divorce after testifying her husband "monopolized" the betl (.'overs. She also accused him of hitting her on the \jur when she pulled the clothes to her side of the bed. AT FRESNO IS SETTLED (United Prcus Leaned Wife) FRESNO, Jan. 28.—Fresno county's troubles over the county hospital have been settled, at least temporarily when the Board of Supervisors votec to rescind their action removing Dr II. M. Glnsburg as director. Reversal of their previous action was voted on motion of C. Todd Clark new member of the board, who demanded time to Investigate the situation. On the other occasion, it wn Clark's vote which decided Doctor Glnsburg's removal and the appointment of Dr. F. W. Stein. Thirty members of tho hosplta staff, including the njost promlnen physicians and surgeons In Fresno sent In it blanket resignation whet announcement of Doctor Glnsburg' removal was nimle. Protests also were voiced by groups of buslnes men and club women. IIRATTACKS ALLOTMENT PLAN Sees No Value Therein and Also Warns Agrarians ' in Dour Mood (Associated Press Leased If tre) ' * WASHINGTON, Jan. 28.—An Iowa hog "raiser—Henry Wood of Movllle—• spoke out agalnfct the domestic allotment farm relief bill so far as It applies to hogs as hearings were re-* • sumed today before the Senate agriculture' committee. "I would welcome anything that would double the price \>t hogs If H could bo done," he said, "but after a study of this bill I see nothing that would bo of lasting value to the hog ralsor." Chairman McNary, Rep., Ore., asked* Wood how his neighbors feel about the . bill. "I would say what we would term some of the 'stable farmers' are opposed to It," he replied. •, "This bill seems to be a novel experiment thnt some people want to try out on the farmer," Wood' continued. "I can truthfully say the farmer is in no mood to be trifled with or experimented on. ... "The farmer Is not asking for • stimulant for his ills. He Is demanding a cure. "He realizes there Is only one way to save this country from a probable revolution and ultimate ruin." The program he advocated called for currency Inflation, refinancing of home mortgages at 2H per cent, and reduction of government costs. Referring to provisions requiring u 20 percent reduction In hog tonnage and corn acreage to obtain the benefits of the act, Wood observed that "the production of hogs Is very hard to control." He contended It would work a hardship on the hog raiser who marketed fed hogs the previous year because of unfavorable conditions. He asserted there Is no overproduction of hogs but an underconsumption of pork. AMAZING ARTICLE REPUBLICAN WAR CRY (A**nrintr<t I'reas l.eatctl Wire) WASHINGTON*, Jan. 2S. — The sounding of a riepubllcnn rallying call, with a Lincoln clay dinner In New York City as u national stage, today was strongly In tlio mind of President Hoover. All Indications at tho White House pointed to acceptance by the J'resi- dent of an invitation from the National Republican Club to deliver the final addrrss of his administration at a night rally In Manhattan on Mon- | day, February i;i. | Although thfl delivery nf a Presidential speech outside the capital within three weeks of the Inauguration of Ills successor would be an un- (L'nlted Press Leaned IVirr) i SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28.—The H. ! P. Oarin Company, one of the largest i commission houses in California, was 1 ordered into receivership in Federal Court today. tjiiok of ready cash was regarded as i tho reason for the receivership, which i was ordered by Federal Judi;o Frank j H. Kerrigan on tho complaint of the Klamath Pine dumber Company and with tho consent of other creditors and Oarln himself. Juclfro Kerrlpan appointed Oarln l»ls own receiver, and the commission merchant, posted $2500 bond, promising to furnish $2250 more when ho takes over the liquidation of the property. Assets of tho company total more than $1,000,000. The company has advanced $205.000 to growers and will be unable to make collections until crops are brought In, later In the season. Creditors admit their belief that under proper management of the company's affairs, assets will exceed liabilities when collections can l)e made. Oarin's centers of distribution are Uflual event, Mr. Hoover has a bcr of national questions ho should be discussed publicly. num- feelK Mercy to Be Shown in Sine em an Case fl'Hitttl l'resn Leaned ll'irc) DENVF.H, Jan. 28.— Governor F.dwin C. Johnson was reported today to have deckled to commute the sentence of Glenn Hineeinan lo II months. Such a commutation would provide for Sinecnuui's release on parole within a short time from tho Colorado penitentiary lo which he was returned recently after having been a fugitive for l.'i years, during which he made good as a music publisher In Cleveland. at Salinas, Wntsonvllle. Gonzales. Cfiitcrvlllo, Brentwood, National City, Manta Maria, RI Centre, L,oleta, De- luno :ind Ijos Angeles. In addition tho company operates In Arizona. Colonies of employes are maintained at. lii-cntwood, In Contra Costu county and at Salinas. DE VAUERA LEAD j ; DCKMN. Irish Free- State, Jan. 2S. I (A. I'.)—With nin« districts unro- , ported, President do Valera's Flaiinn Fall had 72 seats in the Dail this ! afternoon. Former President ('ot>- i grave's opposition had •!•', the I<abor j party S. tho Independents 9 and thu 1 Centrists 11. PUBLISHER DIES HOLLVWOOD. Jan. 28. If. P.) — Funeral arrangements were helng completed today for David C. Coates, Northy ' Hollywood newspaper' publisher and former lieutenant-governor of Colorado, who died yesterday at tho «go or, C.'!. CARD OF THANKS 1 Mt>inbri> of tho Slcklrr family wish ; to thank their friends and neighbors i for the many kindnesses and .words of sympathy accorded them during their recent bereavement. *-»-«. ; COOK GIRL BORN ! Mr. and Mrs. William Cook, of 2£>2u j I.ake street, are receiving congratulations on the birth of a daughter, Betty Jean Cook, at Mercy Hospital on Friday. January 27. VALLEY CHEVROLET COMPANY CHESTER AT TWENTY-SECOND STREET OLDSMOBILE • CHEVROLET DEALER announces the First Public Showing of the NEW OLDSMOBILE 6 «*i 8 STYLE LEADERS FOR 1933 THE AMERICAN WEEKLY with next SUNDAY'S LOS ANGELES EXAMINER DIAL station KFWB, tonight, at 7:<I5 p. m., and enjoy The American Weekly program! and Children 25c Will Be the General Admission to Head-On Collision BETWEEN TWO SPEEDING AUTOS Motorcycle Races Ash Can Derby Auto Polo Speedy Kabb's Crashing Through Double Board Wall With Motorcycle Somersaulting Auto Bakersfield Fairgrounds 2:30 p.m. SUNDAY ' THE NEW We take great pleasure in announcing our appointment as dealer for the Oldsmobilc 6 and 8 in this community. These two new style leaders for 1933—a roomier, more powerful Oldsmobile Six at $745, and a larger, more luxurious Straight Eight at $845—are now on display at our salesrooms, where we cordially invite you k to see them and have a demonstration. They are entirely different from anything you ever saw. New Fisher bodies— radiators—lamps—hoods. New fenders and'wheels. New rear contours. Everywhere, a striking new smartness that would win acclaim at double the price. And with all this style appeal, the 1933 Oldsmobiles are brilliant, dependable performers, greatly advanced in engineering. Both the 80 h.p. Six engine and the 90 h.p. Straight Eight engine are cradled in rubber, with a three-point mounting of new scientific design, making these inherently, smooth power plants still quieter and smoother throughout the entire speed range. Fisher No Draft Ventilation, Individually-Controlled, beyond question the greatest contribution to comfort, health and safety since the introduction of the closed body, is built into all 1933 Oldsmobile closed cars. In addition to our display of the new Oldsmobiles, we invite you to inspect our TWO GENERAL MOTORS VALIT.S facilities for servicing Oldsmobilc cars. Our service department is already stocked with genuine Oldsmobilc parts and equipped with factory-approved machines and tools, in charge of expert mechanics, assuring a high standard of prompt, efficient service. We will also continue lo provide Chevrolet and other car owners xvitli the game complete service thev have enjoyed in the past. See these new Oldsmobiles at your earliest convenience, and arrange for a thorough demonstration, of the balanced excellence now available in these cars, at the lowest C rices in ten years—$745 and up, f. o. b. ausin^—bumpers and spare tire extra.

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