The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on February 1, 1933 · Page 1
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'.-"» I-.' *:W ;'A •- I fc • * '! l i, :* :- ».^i I' V ,*" *: - J" ;i?w, ,M -: j .f'i. A L-tfV,' t ~J : .< i * J < -i j ..'— >*_- - > V* ** i - .- .' I'- •' -t- - P ., i '-> I '1 y, H . H -. *y "T .r H ^ r '. - •- • i' • t h 1 -. - DITION .'•-. (tv ;ft ^^ i .' T COMPLETE ASSOblATCO Mttl LEASED Wlfcfc THE GREAT NEWSPAPER OF THE SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN FULL AND EXCLUSIVE UNITED PRESS REPORT '- V , ' ' .*- J 12 PAGES X • SECTIONS No. 159 ' . I -'"* A * t , , t f. 4 J I ' ,;'. # .1 ' -I 1 1 if i *.••-". '. ;-. - - *-*-• '•- i. T .^ * • i: ". .- .1 hj 1 COMMENT BY WILL ROGERS WAR TAKING .HEAVY TOLL L" * ff L Hi to Is Blamed for ^Sw ' ^ Drop ihi Values and Higfcer Prices , ALSO (SUFFERED nils Technorracy- Whim aridFanU&lic Label for Old Story BEVERLY HILLS, T«b. 1.—(To the Editor of Th« Bakersfleld Call- fornlan:) My snow that was to mctt yesterday didn't melt; it was unusual snow. You sea the chamber of commerce had led these folks to the mountains (you can always trace all devilment to a chamber of commerce). The chamber didn't figure It would snow. But It did snow. Well, you take a southern Callforntan and put him in a snowdrift, or anywhere -else, where he can't see a filling station or a cafeteria, and he is ready to write out his will. There wasn't a 'suit of long underwear In the bunch. Now we got to set 'em under these orange trees for three months to thaw 'em out. We can and do live on climate, but It ^akes a real northerner to digest these snowballs. Yours, WILL ROGERS. Prc*« OS AI tor den , Feb. 1.— Doo ur lliott n I rag the International " uncion, sai Glared war aguay over reached enorm merican d presi- lege at ' u " ore usa n ybody wrote In m t . X/ , t. • t r , By LESLIE D. SHARROP (Capyrliht. 1933. by United Preu) ;ARBORN, MlcbL, Feb. 1.—The aepression is ewer and we arc period of recovery, Henry Ford the United f^ress in an oxclu- interview today. The' period » 1923 to 192p was the real de- sion, Mr. Fol^d stated, for ^lt *• u; then that quality and design in , :u ufactured jhiufeB .came to a Standstill, prices v^nt up and val- dropned. Five yAars more'-of the ''boom period" vwojjld-' havo i X FURTHER RAILWAY LOANS ADVOCAIED Easlman Says Help Can Safely Extended to Some Carriers Private Documents Ex-Kaiser Tend to Refute Charge n INTIMATE LETTERS TO BE PUBLISHED a lette on here between ran Chaoo roportions., ive been k s to tell supporte n il " " i u rm Other thou sta ion and disea 000 under " Declared England Held Key to World Peace or Conflict t' to th ,'.. t;, - *, *• ri!,A> '' Ivhlm - f F I" chnocracy he dismissed as a whim u) t.i.e ,timea; a "moving picture label fo* an t old story'*; "dlctutorahip by cob % £c 'professors." .Machinery will never go until man JB udy to resume old methods, and up the ease and leisure it' h'aa •iced for him. T verybody I talk to thene daya rs me to discuss technocracy," Kord, '"or prophesy the return of bad -old times. It simply shows little thinking Is being done »> days. •* people would «t.op to think they d BCie'lhat nothing could bo worse a, return of what we had previous '29. "We arc Just recovering from period. * False Prophets Scarce "M'e had been going along fairly .: "-until now, because false prophets ,V. • been scarce. In previous read; .u.'.unenta, tho prophets wwurmed*. Th« public mind wus taken off Ihe ro; issue by score** of proposed fake . j». i.cdles. That wan not tho case this !\liiin. until technocracy came along. • It "was new. Us name was inysteri- lt eoemed to be the last great jet of unLvei'Hlty learning. It thQ world by surprise much as on gas did during tho war. But ee that now a gas mask has been vented and technocracy is out—exert as a;' thing to talk about. -, < "College Dictatorship" Technology la just u moving pfc- » label for an old story that failed Interest UH when It was first ex- tod. In brief, H Is a dictatorship college professors. They bavo no , to the name because there is iirr-ely 'a technical man among them, id even ,-If ihey were alV of them hnlclans, Ihe world Is so coti- i»-ted that .only life can control it. 4httt technocracy can do serve life, it cannot control it. ''*-fl D««d Things DomlnaUd . jr mistake right along bus been 'ow dead things—money, macbln- inaterluls—to Dominate the living might disagree (Annacia-ted Prenn Leaned "Wire) AVASKINGTON. Feb. 1.— Joseph B. Eastman, interstate commerce commissioner, advised a Senate committee today not to block all further loans to the railroads, saying- advances can bo safely mitdo to some of tho carriers. KhPtman. oxpl^Uled- '.thatMils .views wurt personal;' and" thkt" Com- mlsBloncr Mulmffle with him. • Answering a quefitlon propounded by Senator Wagner, Democrat, New York, Eastman told the Senate bank- Ing subcommittee considering the Couzens resolution to suspend all further loans to the roads that Us enactment would be unwise. Justified, Declares "Government loans to railroads are justified, In my opinion," he said, "if funds cannot be' obtained , on reasonable terms from private sources, If it appears that the security offered will be adequate and if it further appears that the results will promote or protect the public Interest." Eastman testified 60 railroads had a deficit In net railway operating Income in 1932. Sixty Have Deficits "Of these," he added, "25 are subsidiaries of stronger roads, 9 are In receivership, 8 are controlled by foreign systems, 7 may bo classified as shoftllne, 6 are controlled by steel companies, and 1 by a copper company. "Tho others are the Chicago & Eastern Illinois; the Milwaukee; the Gulf, Mobile & Northern and the Texas Mexican." rlK i • i\ 'f .• i to Is no profit whatever In 11 v- ".vuept the profit of llfp, und wo »i't been taking tho profit. We \tS forced to now." turned abruptly to tho diwcua- jiuu'htnory and Us place in tho j. rut und future. Machinery Defended ichlnory M'lll go just KM woon as \\ant to rebumc, tho old methods," Id, "and it will romitlti just UM ^ as men prefer a genoroua mar. cf eqao In their work and IclHuro !Ufl. Machinery IK- tho friend of »i'<jn. It enables him to earn more •t.s time, und / 1o have more at j lost'tlmn anything the world hat* r known. It haa^multlplled cm- STRIKE $19 FROM AIR- (Continued on Vago Kleven) v WEATHER vn Francisco bay region: Fair gbt -and Thursday with fog irnday morning; mild; gentle ngeable winds. or thorn California; Fair tonight Thursday but with vjilley fogs local frosts; gentle to moderate b .and northwest winds off- .erra Nevada: J^air tonight and rsday; continued cold; .northwest winds. Tamjento, Bantu Clara In • Valley*: Fair ton™.., „.., wy hut with fogs and frosts it winds, ajlfomla: Kalr tonight i-n ursda y ; loca I f rot* m odor a to winds offshore, t uncl rlli (Annrtciated prenn Leaned Wire) WASHINGTOX. Feb. 1.—The Senate today adopted a proponal by Democratic Leader Robinson striking the *$lfl,000,000 fund for air mail from the treasury-post office bill. The vote was 39 to 35. The vote was a victory for the Democrats In their efforts to .slash appropriations and help by that much In balancing the budget for the new administration. It came after Senator McKellar, Democrat, Tennessee, was defeated In. an attempt to cut the $10,OOO t OOO fund In half and : Senator Mctcalf. Kupubli- can, Ubode Island, succeeded with »n umundment to reduce It to $10,000,000. EARLYllGfi JEHOL INEVITABLE CHANGCHUN, Manchuria, Feb. 1.— Knrly, outbreak of fighting between Japanese and Chinese 1 troops massed In .Ichol province Is "Inevitable/ 1 Japanese military headquarters predicted today. A Japanese hpoUenmnii said the continued massing of Chinese troops In the disputed province, whleh Japan claims IH part of Manchuria, ha« caused the situation there to become worse. It was revealed that the Manchou- kuo government was Investigating rumors that nn unnamed foreign consulate In Mukden has been transmitting funds to agents of General Cheng Hsueh-Llang, young Chinese military commander charged- with the defense of Jehol. It was assumed the funds came from outside China contributed to aid Chinese to Japan'ti occupation of Manchuria and Jeho). By H. C. BUURMAN (Cuyrliht In All Countries. 1933. by United Prtu) (Rurtduetltn In Whsle cr In Part Prohibited) *r\OORN, Holland, Feb. 1.— **-' Charges by former Kaiaer Wilhelm II of Germany, made on tho eve of the outbreak of the World War, that responsibility for the, conflict rested with England, and that the czar of Russia started military activity-three days before he asked Wilhelm to act as mediator, are contained in private documents of the ex-kaluer'e personal archives, never before made public, which the •United Press la now privileged, to publish* * ••••" • J .' , \^-~**.i- '^*f^\;v >••"*'; ''*•-"•* '" ; Will Be Published These historically Important documents are to be Included in a book called "Germany Acquitted — the Drama of Thirteen Days In History's Judgment," by Dr. Kurt Jagow, Wilhelm* a master of the rolls. On July 30, 1914. Wilhelm wrote the Grand Duchess .Louise von Baden, his aunt, expressing alarm at European events and declaring England held tho answer to peace or war. England Held Key "By remaining silent, or neutral, she encourages France to break loose with Bussia against us; through a clear, honorable, manly -word, she will save Europe from a world conflagration," the ex-Kaiser wrote. "Will she have the moral strength to utter* this word?" In the letter to his aunt, Wilhelm revealed "complete surprise" at learning that the czar had ordered mobilization. %ie wrote: "The situation Is very serious. Following the czar's appeal to my friendship, and at his request to assist him as medjator to save the European peace, I havo at once agreed, accepting the role, and started work. Deceived by Czar "Alas, to my complete surprise, the czar Informed me this morning that five days ago he ordered military measures, which now were going into force—that Is to say, three days before his appeal to me as mediator. At the same time his government Informed us that mobilization against Austria had started. "Thle, without my knowledge, behind my back, and without ex f en waiting for tho result of my work as me- MOSCOW REFUSES TO BE MOLLIFIED Declines Flatly to Mitigate Statement That Japan Endangers Peace K BtAI DETROIT Police Say Win. Raymond 'Has Made Confession With Details Prenn Leaned Wire) MOSCOW, Feb. 1.— The Soviet government stood firmly today behind a refusal to retract Htatementa by Vy- (icheslaff Moltoff, president of tho Council of Commlssara, that peace between Russia and Japan waa threatenod by Count Uchldu, Japanese foreign minister. Tameklchl Ota, Japanese ambassador, requested the Soviet government to correct the "erroneous Impression" caused by a speech by Molotoff before a recent session of the central .executive com-' ! ' : *^^*^ : '^ w ••"•>- '.••f««-i,.r.^- .---. d on rage Two) Farm Bureau Keeps Hand Off Raisin Crop (A*fi<Mlatcd Pres* Leaned Wire) KHESXC. Feb. 1. —The Fresno County Farm Bureau will make no attempt to organize 4 control program for tho 1933 ralbln crop unless raisin growers themselves doniand it, dlreo- tors of the bureau hitd decided today. Tho bureau had been asked by directors of the defunct California Halbin Pool to head the organization of growers into a co-operative which would control this year's orop. r Dismisses Subject . H. M. Karakhan, asslntiint Soviet commissar for foreign affairs, replied curtly that the soviet government considered St unnecessary to 'Indulge In further discussions of the matter. The ambassador declared the assertions of Molotoff did not "coincide with the facts." Molotoff charged Foreign Minister Uchlda with threatening Russo-Japanese relations by a speech the latter made recently before the Japanese Diet. Uchlda Accused Accusing Count Uchlda of "repeating anti-Soviet falsehoods," ^Molotoff said "such attacks are not In the Interest of strengthening peaceful relations between the U. S. S. R. and Japan, but, contrarlly, have tho opposite effect." 9 (Count Uchlda was reported to have said: "There are those who fear whether the recent restoration of diplomatic relations between the U. 8. S. U. and China might not add vigor to the Communist propaganda throughout the orient ... if the red movement in China gained strength In China it would result in a serious menace to peace In Uie orient.") 1 RONALD LINDSAY SAILS FOR ENGLAND (United Prcn* Leaned Wire) NEW YORK, l^ob. I.— Sir Ronald Lindsay. British ambassador to the United States, sailed for home today to confer with his government on the makeup of the British delegation to the forthcoming Washington war debt conference und the subjects It will be -killing to discuss. Sir RonaW sailed on the North German Uloyd liner ISuropa. He said he expected to return by the end of February. ' Ho doubted whether Premier Ramsay MaoDon- ald would return with him. He said ho had dlBCUHHed "many things" with Prnsldent-eleut WankUn D. Kooue- recent conference In Ga. and were resistance U. 8..MEXICA^N ACT SIGNED MlfiXICO CITY, Keb. 1. fU. P,)—A now boundary treaty between tho United HtateB and Mexico Was Blguod lit the forolgn offloo toOuy by Ainbutu Moubcn s. i*lurJ{* and Kurejga l*ujg veil at their Warm SprluR.s, "I think we hud a very pleasant and satisfactory conversation, Indeed," ho said. Reports of Moratorium Declared "Fairy Tales By FRANCIS M. STEPHENSON (Anitwitited Prc*n Leaned Wire) . W ARM SPRINGS, Ga., Feb. 1.—President-elect Roosevelt shielded his plans for dealing with war debts and world economics today as he consulted with experts In this field. Reports from abroad about various proposals assumed to be In the Roosevelt mind, Including one for a three-year moratorium on war debts, were laughed away by the presi- dentelect. Some friends described such accounts as "fairy tales." Realizing the world economic conference probably cannot be held before the last of May at the earliest, there are signs that Mr. Roosevelt In dealing with tht war debtors will restrict his bargaining to tariff agreements. He has never said what ha Intends to do. It was emphasized here that only details of procedure were discussed at the Sunday meeting between Mr. Roosevelt and Ambassador Lindsay of Great Britain. The speech today or Sir Neville Chamberlain, chancellor of the British exchequer, stating that his country did not consider concessions necessary in talking debt relief with the United States brought no response here. Mr. Roosevelt is saying nothing but planning a lot. He has always been an advocate of the theory of old*fashloned tracing, and no doubt he Intends to-do some. MAN WAS VISITOR IN RUSSIA IN >19 32 Meanwhile Briggs 9 . Body Works Strike Being Continued LATE BULLETIN DETROIT, Feb. 1. (U. With hundreds of striking em- ployes back at work, the Briggs Manufacturing Company starteo> sending automobile bodies to Ford assembly lines, Mirt L. Briggs, second vice-president, announced this afternoon. (United Prcita Leaned Wire) "TVETROIT, Feb. 1. — Communist •*-* leaders fomented the Briggs strike that stopped their factories and forced closing of all Ford plants, Sheriff "Wllcox of Wayne county charged today. Police ar- res'ttid -"William Raymond, (tloniluun- 1st candidate 1 for mayor of Detroit at the last election, in tho picket lines today and said they had secured admissions from him in support of their charges. Confronted with a letter from Chi-,, cago police giving dftailH of a meeting of alleged Communists In that city on December 30, Raymond broke down and revealed the entire plot against the auto, Industry* according to the 'sheriff. Involves Others Raymond's admissions, Wilcox reported, were that he and Max Salzman and A. Brown, negro, met at Communist headquarters In Chicago and planned to create strikes among auto workers. The drive to halt production was to center at Detroit. Raymond then returned here and started organizing workers at tho Briggs plants. Fifteen per cent of the strikers picket I tig the Briggs plant at present are Communists, Wllcox said Raymond admitted to him. Raymond said that he returned from Russia last year and that work was started Immediately to foment strikes in various industries In this country, the sheriff asserted. BRIQQS' STRIKE CONTINUES; FORD PLANTS CLOSED DOWN DETROIT, Feb. 1. (A. P.)— BriggH Manufacturing Company plants M*ere in production today, but there was no indication when the Ford Motor Company would consider the supply of automobile bodies sufficient to reopen its plants. All Ford plants woro shut down last Thursday, four days after Brlggs Company workers walked out, and Ford officials explained that production could not be resumed until bodies again were supplied by the Brlgga Company. A statement by the Ford Com* pany last night ,iaid- that no date had been set for reopening and that resumption of operations depended upon when Briggs plants again would reach peak production. A flurry of disorders broke out last night in the BHJJKH .strike, which had been charaoterlxod by police UH thw most orderly they ovrr had seen, a few hour» after officials had announced that assembly linos again wore moving with newly hired workmen. Mounted and foot police charged a crowd of strikers who attempted to board a Htre«*t oar to which 1!5 Brings workmen had been escorted by polk-o- men. Five men were arrested, making £1 In till who hud boon taken Into custody. 15,000 Reds' Loot Chinese Districts n un* J'rtum Leaned Wire) HANKOW, China, Feb. ],— Fift thousand Chinese Communists sweeping from 8hen«i province Into Szechuan, looting as they go and driving- out established authority. Word from Chungking said foreign missionaries in northeastern Szechuan \yere fleeing Into that city. Mrs. Roosevelt to Be Pinchots' Guest (United Leaned HARRISBURG, Pa.. Feb. 1; (U. P.) Mrs, Franklin D. Roosevelt will bo a dinner guest of Governor and Mrs. Clifford Plnohot at lh« oxmuitlvo man- wlon tonight. Mr*. Uooaovclt will motor here from Wnablnglon. Tomorrow bhe will iiddrcftw a conference on Hilld mnlnulrltlou. Following, tho ironfur- uliu will return to Washington. Sue for Kern Oil Lands and $2,000,000 Profits (Unitctt Proas Leaned \\'irc) L OS ANGELES, Feb. 1.—Suit to recover valuable Kern county oil lands, and to force an accounting of profits estimated at $2,000,000, was filed in Federal Court today by descendants of two noted French families against the Anglo-California National Bank of San Francisco, Herbert Flelshhacker, its president, and others. The 21 plaintiffs claim to be descendants of Andre Lazard and David Cahn, French financiers, who owned targe tracts of land In California, Oregon and Washington. The Anglo-California National Bank, formerly the Anglo-London-Paris National Bank, was founded in the seventies by mem* bers of the Lazard family, who.later sold their holdings In the bank and moved to France, where they still live. * ~^^r ^ ^ ^^^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^^^M RCUIATE ^^^ WISE MEN OFFER ROLPH WILL OUST THREE, REPORTED Alleges Dissipation of $31,000,000 Surplus; Blamed for Delicit MASTER OP STATE GRANGE, PLAINTIFF Claimed Almost All Places Vandeffrift, Moulton, Toner Tendered and Several Already Settled Said to Be Facing Dismissal Prc-ntt l.caxcd Wirrt WASHINGTON-, Kob. 1.—Tho l preview of tho ov**r-i'hanglng Roosevelt cabinet plcluro, as HOOD by Homo Democrats In Washington who ordinarily are well Informed, indicates that nea'rly all of the cabinet ponta (u tho new administration have .bnen offered, and several definitely nettled. Slate as Offered This Information presents tho situation as follows: State—Senator Cordoll Hull of Ten- nenaee, if he wants>lt; otherwise Owen D. Yyutiff of NeW'Vork If-lio wantH'Jt. Treasury*—Senator Carter Glass of Virginia, who has not yet accepted but generally Is expected to, Wnr—Former Governor Goorgo IT. Dern, of Utah. Justice—Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana. Pont office—James A. Farley of Now York. Navy—Still open. Senator Claudo SwaiiHon of Virginia, In cuso Senator Glass refuses treasury. Interior—Senator Uronson Cutting of Now Mexico If he wants It. Otherwise the place Is open, with John B. "Elliott of California, prominent among the possibilities. ' Agriculture — Probably Henry Wallace of Iowa. Commerce—Uncertain. William Woodin of New York preferred, probably won't accept. Woman for Cabinet Labor—atlas Frances Perkins of New York. However reliable this slate may bo as to tho present Intentions of tho president-elect, It IH realized that several shlftg and adjustments remain to bo made. These probably will be completed within a feu* days, although no pubflo announcement Is expected for some time. f United Prenn Leaned Wire} SArUAMISNTO. Feb. 1.—DtreclorH | i»f throe nitijoi* Htato department*! are: facing poNsthle removal by Governor! Holph, according to rumors gaining .strength at the state Capitol lato today. In lino with a reorganization plan whluh Governor Holph IH reported to have under consideration, Holland A. Vandegrtft, director of finance; Dudley Moulton, director of agriculture, and Dr. J. M. Toner, director of Institutions, supposedly are facing A. R. but "~Tt Is known that several leglslatora havo suggested the removal of Vandegrift, and many .bill** Introduced ut tho first-half Houston were designed to Hlanh the finance director's powers. Stale Cunt roller Hay t,. Rlley, it Is claimed, ban been proposed HH director of finance to .serve without pay during the loKlnlatlve neHHlon becauHO leaders havo exprcHHed a "willingness to co-operatR'wIth Hlley." The department of agriculture ba.s boon largely blamed by administration lenders for the proposed recall by tho slate .grange, and tho department of InltltutlonH wan drawn Into the Senato Investigation when the committee H tar ted its Inquiry into the purchase of a stato hospital site. In Ventura county. RAIN FOR • I (United Prr*n Leaned Win-) WARM SPRINGS, Ga,, Feb. 1.—.Senator Cordell Hull of Tennessee, low tariff advocate, and Walter Llppmunn, economist and syndicate editorial writer, who Is a determined opponent of direct currency Inflation, were culled In by President-elect Roosevolt today for economic conferences which may have fm'-re.iu'hliig results. Widespread demand bus developed In Wnnhington and btihlnesM centers for drastically Increased tariffs on goods from countries which, by abandonment of tho gold Mninlnnl or other lueann, havo cheapt'ii**d tnHr currency. Another wchool of thought favors currency Inflation by this country to bring production and inn nu fur luring ooMts nearer to a par with those In cheap money countrln.s. Uy bringing together an outstanding low tariff man niul an outbuilding untl-lnflntlonlHt, it was bolloved, Mr. RooHeveR sought to find a solution for tho problem of coping with the Influx' of low-priced product H from abroiul without sacrificing cither low tariff or ant I-Inflation I'Vb. 1.—Gin (.:how says to unfurl your umbrella for February. The weather sage of Lompoc, who has gained a wide reputation for the uncanny accuracy of bin Jong-range, predictions, prognontffates that there wilt be several rains during thic coming month. Ills prediction**, contained in Gin Chow's Second Annual Almanac, are: "Heavy cloud come Into sky on February 1. "Pretty good rnln fall to earth on February •* to 5. "Allee Name rain come on 9 to make feather get big on bird. "Teeth knock easy on 14 day for sun no\ l er get vely hot on this day. "Hain on this earth 'gain 18 to 20 day. "Cloud make sea vely blue on 20. "Pleasant day to any man on 28 to I for March." One of Gln'N wise sayings, inter- Hperncd in bin prediction*, is that "i'OUdHpenker Is good on radio but vely bad on man." This probably ineaiiH that he IH not blowing his own horn about tho arcuniey of his forecast. However, br-. nlsn Hays Vlf man want to bo high toned be gotta nevor talk low Ion** to low tono people." Ho he's tellln 1 you: H's gonna rain! Incompclency, Frivolity, Civil Service Abuse, Among Charges (Associated Prean Leaned Wire) GACRAM12NTO, Feb. 1.—The Cali^ fornla State Grange formally launched a movement for a recall of Governor Rolph charging waste, tax discrimination In behalf of public utilities, Incom'petency, gross abuse of civil service and frivolity in the face of the people's precarious plight. George H. Sehlmeyer, master of the state grange, in making public tho charges, announced he had ordered printed 20,000 copies of tho recall petition. He said these will bo circulated, in .from 20 .to 30 of the C8 countJen Immediately. Petit ions'prob r ably will appear first In San Francisco, t*o« AiiKelcs, Aliuncdn, Sacramento and Ventura or San Diego counties. Charges Many and Grave Tho petition specifically charges Rolph with dlsHipntlng a J31.000,000 HurpIuH and creating a $9,000,000 deficit Hinc'o his election .slightly more than two yearn a«o; with uwlng the power to discourage and prevent equalization of the tax burden between public utilities and common property owners; with falling: in leadership In "time of nore need"; with "gross" abuse of civil service; Incompetence, particularly in tho departments of finance nrid agriculture, and indulgence In frivolous pastimes and mean- activities. Action Necessary "While certain political Interests, including the governor's office, are attempting to decry a recall aa unwise and 'unwarranted, tho serious plight of tho California people demands 1m- niccllttte action," 'said Sehrlmeyer. "We will proceed Immediately with the task of wecurlng the 1(16,000 names necessary to a recall election. "A million or more of our farm and home owners are facing eviction because they cannot pay their taxes. Yet Governor Rolph Its at ENGLAND U. S. BRANCH PLANTS bear to local government." Simultaneously as Sehlmeyer was launching the recall movement the governor's office released statements by two prominent agriculturists, one of them u member of the grunge, that attacked the movement. Two Vigorously Oppose Jamen Cremhi, president of thu Sacramento Valley PostnmHters* .Association, postmaster of Mary.svllle and a grunge member, in a statement demanded a "showdown" from Sehl- inoyor, accusing him of usurping his powers. + h Thomas Matthews, president of the Yuba County Farm Bureau, in a statement denounced tht proposed recall as a n*edless. use* less expense and termed It a hugs Joke. 'T am a member of the grunge, but thn first I heard of this ret-all move* m«Mit was when I read about It in the Im pern," Kit lit ('r«min. "By what. i-lKbt <lnpN .Sohlmeyer constitute himself the mouthpiece for the farmers? Why have not tlje members of tho INDICT MAN, TWO SONS rC'AliO. Feb. I. HJ. P.)—Three Indictment K. charging embezzlement and conspiracy, woro returned today atfJilnst Jameh AV. .Stevonn and his sons, Elmer J. and Raymond W. Stuv- eiiH in connection with the crunh of the Illinois Life lusuraiicu Company. W 1 L. A. Specialist Leaps to Death Prom 9th Story fVnited Prtttn Leaned Wire) LOS ANGELES, Fab, 1.—Carefully removing his hat, overcoat and scarf and placing them on a window sill, Dr. Q. H. Carey. 60, a ^specialist, leaped to his death from the ninth floor of a downtown office buHdino, police reported today. The body landed In an alley* wjay. Carey wan to have entered JioaplUI loUay for treatment. Prenn l.i'nucd Wire) LONDON'. Kf-b. I.—Thn British government Htructc at l his export trade of American automobile bninrh far- tortcK in Canada today by placing automobiles on thn list of goods whirl) must JIH at leant DO per cent "empire made" In qualify for |iref«*runttul tariff H entering Great Ilrltain. Local manufacturers complained that the Americans, particularly the automobile manufacturers, were beat- ins; the purpose of the Imperial conference trade agreements through their Canadian plants. Hitherto, products containing; only ^D per cent empire material and labor were admitted to preference. Radio manufacturers who established branch factories in Canada also cume under the new regulations. ACCUSES ECONOMY LEAGUE WASHINGTON. Feb. 1. (U. P.)— Keprcsontutivq Pat man. Democrat. Texas, toduy In llio House tho National I'Vonoiny Kong "using tho malls to defraud" through cllMrlbutlon of what ho sufil UHH "o\- (Continued on l'o,yi> Two) I \ buruuu ADVERTISERS' INDEX BAKERSFIELD TRANSFER .............. 3 BAKEH8FIELD MEMORIAL PARK ...... 6 EASTERN DRUG COMPANY ............ 4 FOX CALIFORNIA ....................... 3 FOX THEATER ........................... 3 FRAQER'S .............................. 3 Q ALLAH EK'S MARKET ................. 3 GOODNIGHT. OR ........................ 2 HOTEL EL TEJON ...................... 4 KIMBALL & STONE .................... 4 LA GRANADA BALLROOM ............. B LE ROY GORDON BEAUTY SALON.... 4 NILE THEATER .......................... 3 PHILLIPS MUSIC COMPANY ...... . ..... 2 PRESTON. DON C ................ ; ..... 3 READER'S JEWELERS REDLICK'8 REX THEATER K I A LTD THEATER. - - »•* • <> t- ••••<••»•«,. 3 TR1BBLE GLASS WORKS ............... Q VALLEY ELECTRICAL SUPPLY CO ..... 2 VIRGINIA THEATER ......... . ......... 3 WEILL'S BEAUTY SHOP ................ 6 WIOKERBHAU COMPANY ............... 4 WITHAM & BOOTH ....... -,t.. .- v 'tfi»v ";."'& 't '' .', .'" -fl I. t. f

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