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THE BAKEKSF1ELD CAL1FORN1AN, MONDAY, JANUARY .30, 1933 UOC/XL AND TELEGRAPH SARA lEASDALE'S DEA1H1YSIIFIES Wlicther Famous Poet Killed Self or Death Natural to Be Determined LATE BULLETIN NEW YORK, Jan. 30. (A. P.)— The death of Sarah Teasdale, lyric poet, was the result of an accident, Dr. Charles Norrls, chief medical examiner,' found late today after an autopsy. (United Prrta Leaned Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. ,10.—"When I am dead," "Sara Teasdalo wrote in 1917, "I shall have peace, an leafy trees arc peaceful when rain bends clown the boURh." Today an autopsy will determine whether Miss Teasdale, Pulitzer prize poet, died of heart disease or sought her peace deliberately. She was found dead In n tub of warm water In her apartment hero yesterday. In the last few years Miss Toasdale had little peace. She divorced her husband, Ernest B. FltslnBer, a for- 'elpn trade expert, In 192!). Last October she suffered an attack of pneumonia In London nnd a few weeks later had a nervous breakdown. Tier nurse snld that during the last week she had talked of little else but methods of suicide. A private funeral will be helc Wednesday. Later the body will be cremated nnd the ashes scattered over the Atlantic to fulfill her wish. Miss Tensdale published her first book of verso In 1907, but It was her second book, "Helen of Troy," published In 1911, that brought genera recognition. She was a native of St. Louis am was 49. She made frequent trips to tSurope and was well known In literary circles In New York, London one Paris. She married Filslnger In 1914 He Is understood to be In Africa. Bank of England Is Entered; Man Held (Antedated Preni Leaned Wire I LONDON, Jan. 30.—Tho Bank o England, hitherto considered impreg liable as the rock of Gibraltar am absolutely burglar-proof, was broken into some time after midnight on Sat urday. History of a sort was mad in police court today when Tlmothj Phillips waa arraigned on a chars* of "breaking and entering tho prem ises of the Bank of England wit: intent to commit a felony therein." Ohio Bootlegger | Insures Lives of His Customers! > < (United Press Lcatcil Wire) CLEVELAND, Jan. 30.—A bootlegger, suspected of Insuring the lives of his customers and then selling them bad liquor, was arrested today at the grave of an alleged victim at\d taken to central police station for questioning, Police failed to reveal the name of the arrested man, but they, halted burial of the body of Frank Sadowskl and sent It to the county morgue for an autopsy. The bootlegger was said to hold a $48,000 policy on Sadowskl's life. Arrest of an Insurance agent and a third man Implicated In another alleged plot was requested by County Prosecutor T. A. Burke. U.S. WARSHIP POWER Will Have to Build 135 Craft by Dec. 31, 1936, to Meet Treaty Strength Must Issue Wrirrants to Pay Salaries and Bills on June 30 (Cnntlniied Front rage One} (.Iftociatcd Prens Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.—-The navy department estimated that the United States would havo to build 185 ships of 310,530 tons by December 81, 1930, to bring tho United Stales up to London treaty strength. The estimate was prepared for the Senate naval committee. It listed the required construction as follows Three aircraft carriers totaling 55,20( tons; nine cruisers of 87,100 tons; 89 destroyers of 133.COO tons; 34 submarines of 40,730 tons. The pamphlet said Great Britain in each recent year has had a uniform building program of three cruisers, nine destroyers, three submarines and several miscellaneous craft. The first lord of the admiralty was quoted as telling Parliament last March: "We must have the ships which we are allowed to have by 1936 by our treaties and there Is no doubt that we shall have them." Japan's 1933 program was said to provide for all authorized replacements except 52110 tons of destroyers that may be laid down In 1935 and the same amount. In 1030. ment by Georgo Sehlmeyer, master of the California state Grange. Bit Record Broken A 20-year record was broken in the iotal number of bills Introduced clur- ng the session, 3476 measures piling up In the two houses. Of these, tho Assembly contributed 2312 nnd tho Sennto 1164, not to mention a largo number of resolutions and constitutional amendment!!. Reconvenes Feb. 28 When tho Legislature reconvenes February 28, debate will start at once on the various bills. "During the final naif of tho session, each of tho RO assemblymen nnd 20 senators Is limited to Introduction of two bills, unless he ?etn special permission from his House. An ad valorem tax was viewed as Inevitable by state officials, as the result of failure of the Legislature to meet the $60,000,000 gap between Income and outgo for the rest of this and the next blennlum. This tax, It was explained, would affect owners of every type of real estate In California, the levy being predicted at approximately 30 cents for every $100 of assessed valuation. Assemblyman Lawrence Cobb, Los Angeles, chairman of tho Assembly ways and means committee, expressed tho opinion that legislators generally were better Informed about the financial plight of the state than when they came to Sacramento January 2. "Tell the people" "It Is .this duty of every member to go back homo and tell his people the true situation facing the state, and Invite suggestions for a rem'edy," he said. "California is $10,000,000 In tho hole for the present blennlum and we haven't got tho money. "Every property owner In the state might as well get ready for ad valorem taxes, because they'll get the sad news on their December tax bills." W. K. LEE OF LERDO DIES IN AUTO SMASH (Continued From I'age One) Idlng with Wilfred Knox, 22, skidded and crashed upside down into a. serv- ce station on Foothill Boulevard, Oa.k- and. Knox was Injured critically. Krnost P. Hollnway, 19, Oakland, and Tohn Moore, 40, Wntsonvlllr, were run down and killed whilo helping Elmer Owlngs, San Francisco truck driver who was stuck In the. mud on the coast road near Morgan Hill. Ralph Butzker, driver of the car that hit them, was blinded by a. heavy rain. Three Commit Suicide A man and two women committed suicide In San Francisco Sunday. Miss Miriam Kenner, 20, daughter of John B. Konner, Long Beach banker, jlrank poison. Miss Ulla O'Toolo of Stockton leaped to her death from a hotel window after participating tu a drinking party. J, Warner, Los Angeles, registered at a San Francisco hotel, retired to his room and drank poison. The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul drill, San Francisco, strangled to death In her crib. Jlmmle Duncan, 19, of AVoodlnke, was killed Instantly when his motorcycle crashed into an automobile on the highway near Ivanhoe. Kahag Gurabedliin, 11, was injured fatally when ho WHS struck by un au tomobllo while playing on u Fresno street. Mrs. Mary Ellen Allen, 84, died from Injuries sho received in a fall at her home In Fresno.several weeks ago. Eight Victims In South Eight persons met death In southern California over the week-end, three from traffic Injuries, four ended their own lives, according to police reports, and another died from carbon monoxide fumes. Leo H. Dunn, 22, Los Angeles, was killed in a collision between a car and a truck. A, C. Gamier, 47, living on the Covlna Hill road near Puente, a prominent business and civic leader, killed himself with a shotgun, the sheriff's office reported. Assertedly the victim of a hit-run driver, the body of Charles Llnd was found on a street In Long Beach. Overcome by carbon monoxide fumes from a lighted gas heater, (he body of .latne.s C. Boi%t, Los Angeles, was found In his home, according to ft. report at the sheriff's office. Despondent over 111 health, A. K. Smith, 39, butcher, of San Pedro, stabbed himself to death, poltco reported. Emma Lee, 51, Monterey Park, ended her life with a razor, according to the sheriff's office. Viola M.f Abbott, 25, Los Angeles, died from the effects of poison she swallowed with alleged suicidal intent on January 18. OIL WORKER SLAYS THREEJILLS SELF (United Prc.Kt Leaned Wire) ARDMORE, Okla., Jan. 30.—Officers today sought the motive of Jess Buck- alow, 32-year-old oil field worker, in shooting to death three persons, wounding u fourth", and committing suicide. Carrying two shotguns, Buckalow ran amuck at Pike's City, 28 miles from here. Before he finally sent a charge Into his own heart he killed Glenn Fitzgerald, 26, his neighbor Flossie Buckiilow, 3'2. his estranged wife, and Miss Ressie Webb. 30, her sister, nnd seriously wounded Percy Determination to Talk With Each Nation Separately . Is Not Shaken WOULD EXHUME BODY TO SETTLE IDENTITY (T'nttrd Prcai Leased Wire) SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30.—Although descriptions of a body found on the beach near Knsenada December 15 do not check wth descriptions of Charles Thompson, missing Tla Juana distiller, friends pressed demands today that Mexican authorities exhume the body for further examination. Led by P. A. Maeeachron, Tla Juana saloon owner, several friends of the Thompsons went to Ensenada Sunday to confer with William Smale, American consul and to enlist his aid In having the body exhumed. Senator J. M. Inmann, Sacramento, ] Owens, 37. jf r . . in <3 Mrs. Thompson disappeared , set February 28, tho day of recon- F ° r "• month, Elmer Byrd, sheriff, , from T!H Juana December 5. i veiling, as the date for Joint hearings said, Buckaiow had been estranged | Meanwhile Mexican authorities, led on hi:, proposal to add $12,000,000 public utility taxes In an effort bring their burden to by common property. tho level borne from his wife. It was believed he became obsessed with the belief that other men were seeking to break up his homo. by it special investigator assigned. to the case from Mexico City, continued their Investigation of the mystery today. (Annociatrd Prcna Leaned WARM SPRINGS, Ga., Jan. 30.—Tho Roosevelt Idea for restoration of world trade and financial stability in return for relief to the war debtors, will soon be on Its way across the seas. In this remote southern mountain village the next President of the United States talked things over in plain language yesterday with Ambassador Sir Ilonald Lindsay of Great Britain who sails Tuesday for London to relay the message. Simple Announcements The announcement from the three hours' conference simply said: "The British ambassador and Mr. Roosevelt havo had a wholly Informal and unofficial but very satlsfuctor> conversation concerning tentatively the arrangements for tho romlng meetings In Washington. It Is hoped that It will be. possible to start theso meetings early in March." That was all,, but there Is no reason here to believe that Mr. Roosevelt budged in any way from his determination to talk sepa. rately and personally with individual representatives of the European debtors on the question of relief. Also, there Is no sign • to Indicate that ho Intends to deviate from his announced policy to link the forthcoming economic conference agenda with'the debts conference. MacDonaM Welcome Because of his att|tude, it is regarded as likely that the president- elect indicated he would bo glad to have Ramsay MacDonald, the British prime minister, come to Washington for the debts talk. However, Sir Ronald Intimated to newspaper men that this would be very difficult for Mr. MacDonald because of his manifold duties. v Talking freely with newspaper men before the conference, the British, ambassador recognized a conflict of Ideas on debts and economic procedure h«- tween the two governments. Paraphrasing the recent British note ho said England was willing to talk debts but so far as tho economic conference was concerned no commitment oould bo made on this until all parties were together. Note Cautiously Worded Tlic rioosovelt-Llndsay noto was cautiously worded with both parties 580 DROWNED, ATHANCHOW (Aimncltitcd I'renn Leaned Wire) SHANGHAI, Jan. 30.—Five nun. dred and eighty persons, all Chinese except one British missionary, were reported by a Chinese survivor today to have drowned when the steamer Hsln Nlng-Tal sank January 15 In Ha nohow bay. He said he was the sole survivor. (Shanghai newspapers on January 18 said reports that at least 300 Chinese were lost when the Hsln Nlng-Tal sank were confirmed.) , The report today was from a Chinese who arrived in Ningpo. He said the ship, carried an excessive cargo of wheat and hogs and when It was struck broadside by a big wave, turned turtle and sank, carrying everyone to a watery grave except himself. He said he happened to be on deck, was washed overboard and rescued by fishermen. R. CARTER IS CALLED BY DEATH fAitnnelated 1'renn Leaned Wire) PARIS, Jtin, 30.—Mrs. John Rldgely Carter, 04, tho former Alice Morgan of New York, died today at their country home at Sends, near Purls. Mrs. Carter's husband Is u banker and former American diplomat at several foreign capitals. HITLER NAMED AS NEWMGELLOR Nazi Chief to Rule Germany, but Cabinet Generally Conservative ,The Carters were married at Washington in 1S87. He became secretary to the American ambassador in 'London in 1894 and charge d'affaires three years later. He remained there 12 years. Then he, was minister to Rumania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Turkey, and finally declined an appointment as minister to Argentina in 1911 and entered J. P. Morgan & Company, Now York bankers. Later he became senior partner in Morgan, Harjes & Co., Paris. The Carters were among the most prominent Americans living In France. (Cnntlnuril an l'ng<; i:icvcn> WOMAN HANQS SELF SAX JOSH. Jan. 30. (A. P.)— The body of Harriet Baker, teacher in the Trace School, was found hanging in the basement of her homo here tonight. Miss Lenore Smith, one of the girls who lived with her, salfl she hud been despondent beruuse of III health. HESTERFIELDS ? , Well, I can't tell you much of anything about what is in Chesterfields B UT I smoke agood deal, and I noticed that they said that Chesterfield Cigarettes were milder and tasted better; so I smoked a package or two and found it to be true. 1 also noticed that the cigarettes were well- filled, seemed to be the right length and the right circumference, and burned uniformly —not up one side and down the other. I liked the aroma—very pleasing. I liked the appearance of the cigarette—the paper, dead white. The package rather appealed to me. I don't know exactly what it is, but I just like 'em. It's about the only luxury that I enjoy; so I think it's all right for me to have a good cigarette, and I believe Chesterfield is just about the best. Chesterfield Radio Program —Every night except Sunday, Columbia coast-to-coast Network. 1933, IIOCOT & MYJIU TOBACCO Co. — people know it (Continued I'rom I'agc One) detailed program to submit to th» president. With his new associates he went over to the executive offices. Otto Melssner, tho President's sec'-*' rotary, met-him. They'talked for a little while. , Melssncr assured him that the president, .In/ Ills talks with Colonel von Papon over the woek-end, finally had been persuaded to overcome his. last scruples against placing Hitler nt the head of tho government. Then Hitler was taken to tho president. One of those who was there dt- scrtbed tho meeting. " 1 Hlndenburg Kindly The venerable flc ' d marshal was kindliness Itself, he said, when Colonel ' von I'apen, In the presence of Alfred Hugonbere and several others, proposed Hitler for chancellor. '* "Yes, yes Indued," tho president nodded. Then he rose, towering above the others, grasped Hitler's hand and formally made the appointment. Tho word went about quickly and whon Hitlor got back to hlu hotel the streets \yero Jammed. His own close friends waited to shake his hand, and .there were hundreds of others, cheering as they lifted their hands In the Nazi salute. Hitler grinned and waved. He went into tho hotel for luncheon with Herr Frlck and his other associates. SKETCH OF CAREER OF ADOLF HITLER At the nge of 43 Adolf Hitler, who for a long time was a man without a country in Germany, has attained the ambition of a picturesque political career which began In 1921. He Is an Austrian by birth, but at the age of 43 he went to Munich and enlisted enthusiastically In the German army of 1914, sacrificing his Austrian citizenship. On the • western front he was gassed and wounded, winning a silver war service medal. | In 1918 the Hohenzollerns were overthrown. Hitler was outraged. Ho hated the republic from the day It was born and swore he never would rest until ho set things right again. Ills ambitious campaign began hujvj- bly In the beer cellars of Munich. He talked interminably over tho little tables. Before long his audiences overflowed the beer steubes and In J921 Hitler was the accepted leader of tho anti-Republican movement. Coup Falls In that year he formulated the parly program which emphasized centralized government on nondemocratlc lines. Tho movement had a strong military following and Hitler overestimated Its power. General ISrlc Ludcndorf was one of his closest advisers and together the two attempted u "coup" on the night of November 8, 1923. They declared the provincial government of Flavarln overthrown. The Bavarian authorities pretended to accept this ukase, but Hitler wan soon arrested and sentenced to live ycara in prison. A year later ho wa^/' liberated but it was not until 1018 that lie resumed his activities. By 1930 tho National Socialist party, aa It hud rlirlsleneij It.self, attained a strength I ha I surprised tho old llujy political lenders. The Reichstag election of I hut year brought victory to 107 of Illtlor's brown-.shlrted disciples. In Hucoesalvc elections his strength mounted and In 1932 Hitlor received official political recognition when Chancellor Hcinrlch Bruenlni; asked Ills opinion on u proposal to ertond Pn-slclont von Hlndenburg'a term by net of Parliament. Hitler would not approve the proposal, declaring it was unconstitutional. Admires Mussolini Hitler's model of statesmanship In Preinl.-r Mussolini, and hl» Is a stern program. From time to time he has declared his Intention of repudiating tin- Versailles treaty, the reparations and all other "unjust burdens" which tliu Allies place upon his country. "Heads will roll!" he shouted. In one speech, and tho slogan has erh&'d through many campaigns. H Is the National .Socialist threat to tho opposition to bo carried out when tho Nazis should conic Inlo power. Lately, however, there have been Indications of moderation. Christian Science Broadcast Tonight <«u.-r>n.iiii and answers regarding Christian Science are to be given by electrlcnl transcription over KKOX this evening at 8:30. These quetitlqns , and answers Ir.ive been Issued by the ! authority of the Christian .Science ! Board of Directors of the Mother riijirch. tlie Klrnt Church of Christ, ' Scientist, In I'.oston, Mass. Prognuns <>r Christian Science are now being broadcast over KKOX, Long Heard, every evening ut 0:15, oxcf'pt Sundays and Wednesdays when they are given In the afternoon nt I :-Ki. Those radiocasts arc In addition to Hie programs that arc being given daily, including Sunday, over KKAC, Los Angeles, at u p. m. CONTRACT AWARDED SACllAMK.N'TO, Jim. 30. (U. P.)— JThe department of public works un: Hummed award of n JDT.GflS contract to i Von Der Hellen & Plerson of Castlue I for gradlna and puving 1.5 miles of the iMojiive-OwciiH valley lateral between Oaks nnd Vasquez lluuk road In Los Angeles county. The project cotiBlBts <if grading the roudbod 36 feet wldo mid paving with Portland camunt con^0 tvel wide. CHAPPED HANDS To quickly relltv* chapping and roughncM, apply toothing, cooling Mentholttum. MENTHOLATUM

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