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THE BAKERSFIELD CALlFORNIAN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1033 IQCAL ANP TELEGrWI VIIAL BILLS Senate Clears Way for Disposal of Relief and Prohibition $165,000,000 SAVING ! BELIEVED POSSIBLE | President Invested With Vast Power to Effect Economies Democracy Must Have Dictator in Depression Time fUnited Prraa Penned Wire) NEW YORK, Feb. 8.—Alfred E, Smith, who will ask tomorrow for a $93,000,000 lonn from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation for public works In New York state, believes democracy must become n tyrant In times of stress and that dictatorial powers must be placed In the hands of one man to push a national program of public works. "This stagnation of business or whatever you call It, Is doing more damage at home to our own peo- pie than the Great War of 1917 and 1918 ever did," he said. "The only thing to do Is to lay aside the red tape and the regulatory statutes and do what a democracy does when it fights. "And what does a democracy do when In a war? It becomes a tyrant, a despot, a real monarch. In the World Wai- we took our Constitution, wrapped it up, and laid it on the shelf and left it there until It was over." U.S JAY PROBE fAnsitciatcil J'rcf.i Leaned \\(re) W ASHINGTON, Feb. S.—Tho way open In the Senate today for rapid action on the remaining appropriation bills, thus renewing hopes of many for votes this session on prohibition repeal und relief legislation. By approving sweeping economy proposals carried in the treasury-post office bill, tho Senate cleared away many of its most serious controversies und drovn I'.head to complete consideration of the other eight vital supply measures to be passed bpforo March 4. Vast Powers Conferred Tho treasury-post office bill, passed last night after two-weeks' of argument, contained the broadest powers ever Invested in n President to reorganize the government nml Included an estimated saving of $165,000,000 In :ill federal expenses for the next fiscal year. The measure was sent to conference with the House and If that fCnntlniird nn Page J'Arren) (United Prenn Leaned Wlrr) XRW YORK, Feb. 8.—Robert Beyers, department adjutant and -welfare officer for the American Legion, department of Michigan, und George S. Krleger, a New York merchant wore Indicted by a federal Grand Jury today on charge of conspiracy to defraud tho. povernment. Tho Indictment alleges that Beyers and Krelger, obtaining thousands of dollars worth . of clothing from the wur department for distribution to thp jobless and needy, sold the materla to commercial firms, including Montgomery Ward. 3000 Hudson Motor Employes Go Out; Plant Closes; 6000 Men Idle Britisher Would Pay U.S.$339,000,OOOon $4,449,520,000 Debt (Aisooiatcd Frets Leaned Wire) (Antedated Praia Leaned Wire) DETROIT, Feb. 8.—A federal Investigation of alleged Communist activity In two strikes among automobile body workers hero was a possibility today. A request for Intervention by Secretary of Labor William N. Doak was made last night by Carl M. Weldeman, Domocratlc representative-elect In Congress. Weldeman communicated with Washington following receipt of a petition which said that tempt Is being made by FOUR KILLED IN AIR CRASH SALISBURY, England, Feb. 8. (A. P.1—Four men of tho roynl nlr force wore killed today when their bombing plane crashed during a practice flight an-1 burst Into flumes. A fifth man ab'inrd escaped with burns. 'an at- certaln groups who are opposed to our form of government to wrest control of said strike from loyal American citizens." Hudson Plant Closet Tho move to enlist the nld of the federal government in sifting the underlying causes of the strikes and arbitrating differences followed the walkout yesterday of 3000 workers at the Hudson Motor Car Company plant, who usked a 20 per cent wage increase. This move affected a total of 6000 employes. With a strike at the Brlggs body plant in Its third week, officials yesterday announced that production had reached normal with tho filling of the strikers' places. More violence was reported at the Brlggs plant. Street cars carrying workers to and from the plant were stopped In spite of a plea Issued yesterday by tho management of the mu- nlclpally-owned property stating that the street railways had maintained a strict neutrality during tho strike and asking that the rights of Its passengers be respected. Five Wounded One man was shot, another stabbed and three others beaten. Officials of the Hudson Company joined Brlggs executives In pointing an accusing finger at Communists. Both companies maintain that the strikes have been artificially induced by outsiders, who have forced tho em- ployes, frequently against their will, to join In the strikes. J ONDON, Feb. 8.—Payment of £100,000,000, currently about $339,000,000 In a lump sum to tho United States as full and final settlement of Great Britain's war debt was proposed In tho House of Commons, today by Geoffrey Mander, a Liberal. A representative of Neville Chamberlain, chancellor of the exchequer, said In the chancellor's absence that Mr. Chamberlain was aware of various suggestions of that nature but that he would express no opinion upon them pending tho debts negotiations at Washlngtyn next month. Great Britain's debts to America now stand at approximately $4,499,020,000. The payment proposed by Mr. Mander, therefore, would affect final settlement on a basis of something less than 10 per cent, approximately tho scale on which the Lausanne conference settled tho German reparations. 000 of Europe's war obligations, the daho senator In a statement said: "I am not Interested In any plan which deals with tho debts that does not Include the adjustment of tho currency question, and certain other problems which stand In the way of opening up world markets and restoring trade and commerce. "A lump sum payment would not do us any good of' a permanent nature, unless we can find markets and restore tho purchasing power of the BORAH, RAINEY OPPOSE "LUMP SUM" OFFER WASHINGTON, Feb. 8. (A. P.)— Chairman Borah of the Senate foreign relations committee today threw his Influence against a lump sum cash settlement of tho European war debts or any other settlement that embraces no trade concessions for this country. Commenting on dispatches from abroad that the British would propose In the coming negotiations with President-elect Roosevelt a cash settlement of between $1,250,000,000 and $2,000,000,000 In payment for the $11,000,000,- peoplo." "8h«tr Nonsense" On tho Houso side of tho Capitol, the Democratic leader—Ralney of Illinois—called the proposal to offer a lump sum settlement of about 10 cents on a dollar "sheer nonsense." "Tho American people won't Stand for It," he insisted. "It Is too bad that England am France can't understand that the United States borrowed the raonoj from its nationals to purchase F thelr war bonds so • they could continue to exist." Asked his opinion whether England could float a bond Issue In thin country to raise money to pay on the lump sum, Ralney told Interviewers: "Tho American Investors won't buy tho British bonds. They have been stung enough on foreign bonds here.' Of England's outstanding bonded In debtedness, he estimated only 2.05 pe: cent was owed tho United States and that of Franco's bonded Indebted BARRY IS OUSTED nSEHHt 53-17 Sergeunt-at-Arms Is Removed From Post Following Stormy Debate ( Associated 7'fcnfl Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Feb. 8.—David S. Barry today was one the outside look- Ing In, stripped of his robe of office as Senate sorgeant-at-arms. The 73- year-old man who, years ago, served tha Senate as a page, wrote a magazine article accusing sonio members of Congress of bribe-taking. Ho was paid »2BO for It. For three and a half hours last night the Senate engaged In a shouted debate over Barry's case and then removed him from his JSOOO-a-year office by a vole of B3 to 17. At the height of tho debate, Senator Norrls, Republican, Nebraska, said: "In selfidefense, In defense of Its honor and Its integrity, the Senate can do no less than remove such an unworthy employe." Toduy a number of senators moved to bring' libel proceedings against Barry and the publishers of the magazine, the New O'utldok, edited by Alfred 13, Smith. Senator; Walsh, Democrat, Montana, sponsor of such a resolution, was determined to press for action when the judiciary committee meets tomorrow to consider it. Take Note of Statement Several senators took notice of a statement made In New York by Francis Walton, managing editor ol ness there was but 3.75 per cent owed| tllo jj'aw Outlook. Walton expressed One Killed and Six Hurt, Train Wreck (United l>r<Hm Lcated Wire) BAY, AVIs., Feb. 8.—One erson was killed today and six ware njured when a passenger train woa •rocked 1C miles north of here. Otto Beck, brakeman of the Chiago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific •aln en route tram Chicago to Iron- tver, Mich., Wfls crushed to deitth ,-hou a Pullman coach le,ft the rails nd rolled down an embankment. the United States. "Why don't they try to get the holders of tho other bonds to cancel their debts?" ho asked. We're Proud as a New Father -*ROOSEVELT TO MEET (Continued From Page One) And who wouldn't be? When \ve can pass on a bargain like this to our customers, it's really an occasion for being n little puffed up. Suits like these . . . even at today's low prices, usually sell for many dollars more. COLD IN MID-WEST III. S. URGED: GET CAUSES 28 DEATHS OF PRIVATE (Continued From Page One) (Continued From Page One) which Mr. Iloosovelt haa long been Interested. Tho President-elect Is expected to explain In detail to the governors his program for reforestation which he holds would add to the nation's wealth', aid In flood-control and employ a large number of men. Qov. Ely Pleased The call for the conference brought nn expression of enthusiasm from Governor Joseph B. Ely of Massachusetts, who arrived here yesterday from a ten-day cruise. "It Is a splendid start," he said. Governor Olfford Plnchot of Pennsylvania was another who commented. At Harrlsburg ho called tho conference an "admirable" Idea and said ho would bo "delighted to attend." NEW! JUST IN Glencrag Worsteds A Special Purchase of Remarkable Quality SPRING SUITS L. A. Woman Killed by Mate's Beating (Amooiatcd Print Leated Wire) LOS ANG ISLES, Feb. 8.—Mrs. Mary Palmateer, D3, died In a hospital today of Injuries received last Monday as her husband, 72-year-old L. C. Palmateer, beat her with the butt of a shotgun In their home. Palmateor, before ending his own life, wrote a note saying his wife had been "attempting to send me to the poorhouse" and said he had planned tho slaying for three years, In tho area east of the Kooky mountains suffered heavily. Schools Closed All schools In Chicago were officially closed, giving 500,000 chlMren a midwinter vacation. They may bo reopened tomorrow If snowdrifts that piled several feet high are cleared. Hundreds of Jobless found temporary employment clearing sidewalks and streets. Air traffic was completely halted westward from Chicago, and hampered on eastward plane lines. Roads were Impassable In the northern section of the country- Commercial transportation lines kept snow plows operating constantly to maintain service. The coldest weather of the season was reported In Colorado, "Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Idaho and Montana. At Moran, Wyo., tho mercury fell to BE degrees below zero and continued Its decline. Livestock Killed Farmers, at first jubilant over snow which promised to savo winter crops and assure storage water, despaired as tho arctic weather killed livestock and damaged winter wheat crops. One bright spot in tho disastrous cold wave was reflected In farm markets. Grain and egg, butter and livestock quotations bounded upward. Hogs led tho advance, mounting 50 to 60 cents, strlction in Prospects of further re- transportation to the larger markets was expected to result In new Increases. Churches, schools, police stations and other public buildings were opened to homeless in Chicago. -Officials estimated relief was given to more than 20,000 persons. executive department and to remove military personnel "as far as possible from procurement and produc- j live activities." S. Centralization of all government architectural supervision in an office with the future policy calling 'or employment of private, instead of 'edcral, engineers and architects for [overnment construction. 0. Abolition of all army and navy exchanges and commissaries except in .solated areas. Private Firms Urged 7. Contract 'with private firms for construction, reclamation, levee work, flood control, harbor und river dredging und the discontinuance of such work by government employes using government equipment. Tho committee feels this would result In substantial savings. 8. Discontinuance of tours by the marine band and Its use at private functions. 9. Abolishment of urmy and navy uniform and saddle manufacturing plants such us are maintained at the war department supply depot in Philadelphia, the navy yard in Brooklyn und the army depot at Jeffersonvlllo. Ind, 10. Establishment of a uniform government system of accounting for cost finding and to make possible comparisons between public and private costs of production and sen-Ice. 11. Elimination of .government printing office manufacture of paste, mucilage, blank books and other Items of the stationery business, and restoration of this business to private regret that Barry had been dismissed but added, "It is gratifying that his article "could so effectively turn a searchlight upon the shadier activities of Congress." It was announced last night In New York that the "New Outlook" would reimburse Barry for this month's sal ary. This Is all he would have gotten from the Senate, anyway, for he Is a Republican, and like a good many, o his party, would have been througl on March 4. Moro than that, Barry will continue to write for the maga zlne, said Managing Editor Francl Walton. Barry Defended , Senator Robinson, Republican, In I dlunu, made an Impassioned plea fo $ 19 95 If you've worn GLENCRAG WORSTEDS you'll be amazed at this low price. If you don't know them, be prepared to gel a lot for your money, you won't be disappointed. See Them in Our Windows Have Color in Cheoks If your skin is yellow—complexion pallid—tongue coated—appetite poor—you have a bad tasto in your mouth—a luzy, no-good feeling— you should try Olive Tablets: Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets—a substitute for calomel—were prepared by Dr. Edwards after 20 years of study. Olive Tablets are a purely vegetable compound. Know them by their olive, color. To have a clear, pink skin, bright eyes, no pimples, a feeling of buoyancy like childhood days, you must get at the cause. Di". Edwards Olive Tablets act on the liver and bowels like calomel— yet have no dangerous after effects. They start the bile and help overcome constipation. Take nightly and note the pleasing results. Millions of boxes sold yearly. IBc. 30c, 60c,—Adv. LA.CITRUS AREAS DAMAGED BY COURTS 10 New Law Will Meun Virtual Two-Year Moratorium on . Foreclosures (Continued From Pago One) st, Through these precautions T have arned $21,000,000 for the state In 12 •ears and the state has not lost ft dime." Bond Manager Testifies The committee struggled with n. P. .<uce, general manager of the Donnel- HII Company, a Sun Francisco bond Irnt, for information as to how much he money lost and gained In its various transactions with Director of Fl- mnce Vandegrlft. Luce was finally brought to tho point of snylng tho firm realized a let, profit of J41.000 or two-thirds of one per cent on the ?G,000,000 bond justness with the state. Luce told tlio committee that a Sacramento bank figured In some of the deals to tlio point of carrying the Donnellan Company through a $60,000 loss on the purchase of $2,700,000 worth of state veterans' welfare bonds until the bond firm was recouped by subsequent sales to the state. NIL RETIRE (Continued From I'age One) of :ho 90s — foreclosure of the mortgage >ii the old homestead — court and legislatures moved today to bring ro- r lef. Half a dozen mldwostern law-imik- ng bodies had before them measures which . would aid farmers and city dwellers in saving their homes from •• crushing mortgage burdens. The Iowa legislature passed a bill allowing courts to continue foreclosure , cases at their discretion until March 1, 193ij. In this state where feeling ins reached a high pitch, a governor'* proclamation had already brought [oreclosures virtually to a halt. Wisconsin Acts In Wisconsin, where it similar governor's proclamation has protected home owners, tho Supremo Court ruled that Inferior courts . may and* should protect (property owners from foreclosure sales yielding substantially less than tho value of tho mortgaged t property. Tho Minnesota Legislature consld,- ered the proposal of Governor Floyd • B. Olson for establishment of a statewide committee empowered to adjudicate differences between mortgage holders and mortgagees. Milo Ileno, president of tho militant National Farmers' Holiday Association, toured tho state arousing farmers to resist forcible sale of their property. Noose and U. S. Flag Similar tactics spread to Ohio. Three thousand farmers gathered at Husking, Ohio, and bid In Walter Crozler'H mortgaged property worth J800 for J1.90. A nooso hung from the burn door und an American flag waved from tho whip socket of a farm wagon. Barry. He scoffed at the "parade o oratory and flag waving" by Barry' accusers. Senator Smith, Democrat South Carolina, was struck by th figurative nlluslon and with a sort o mental hey-nonny-nonny. acted It ou with hand waving and feet poundin the carpet. In an interlude Congress itself vra tried on charges by Senator Gleni Republican. Illinois, that senators in the safety of their immunity from libel and slander laws make unsubstantiated charges against nonmembers. Ho charged that treatment ac-. corded Presidents Wilson and Hoover by some senators was no less offensive than Barry's magazine article. Senator Logan, Democrat, Kentucky, said that all who had not been In Congress HO long us to loso contact with popular opinion would know that the general conception of Congress was about us Barry had stated It to be. Senator Connally, Democrat, Texas, und others emphatically proclaimed Barry's statement to have aeen llbclous. (United Prenn Leaned Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. S.—A. P. Glannlni, widely known financier and head of the Bank of America, today denied rumors that he planned to retire from management of the bunk. "My Job Is not yet done," he said. "Talk about a successor Is premature." "During the proxy buttles I pledged myself to protect and promote the best Interests of the stockholders. I haven't forgotten that pledge." Glannlni returned to active management of the Institution two years ago after a brief retirement. Young British Flyer Crashes but Safe • fUnitrd I'rcnn Leaned Wire) ORAN, Algeria. Feb. S. — Victor Smith, 19-ycnr-old South African flyer •• attempting to beat Amy Johnson Mollison's record for nn England-Cape Town flight, crushed when he attempted to land at Senya Airdrome toilny.' Smith's fuco was Injured but he was not seriously hurt. His piano was wrecked. trade. 12. Allotment of "a fair portion" HARRY COFFEE CLOTHIERS SINCE 1904 FRESNO • BAKERSMEID STOPPED-UP AOSTRILS, To open th«nomiU»nd promote clear breathing use Mentholatum night and morning. (United Pre** Leaned Wire) LOS ANGELES, Feb. S.—Coldest weather of the winter blanketed tho citrus belt with frost early today, bringing slight damage to growing crops. Minimum temperature of 23 degrees was reported at Sun Bernardino and 24 degrees at Imperial and Riverside. ' Smudging cast a heavy pull over southern California. Motorists were forced to depend upon thfllr headlights as late an 8 a. m. Although It was believed smudging prevented extensive damage to tha navel orange and lemon crops, It was feared that Imperial valley farmers would suffer from the cold snap. Official minimum temperature reported by the U. S. weather bureau were: San Bernardino, 23; Imperial. 24; Rlversldo (unofficial), 24; Pomona Orchard, 27: San Fernando, Corona, 28; KedlandB, 29; Kl Cajon, Eacon- rtido, Santa Ana, 30; Pasadena, Pomona, Bonlta, 31; Santa Barbara, 32; University of Southern California, 38; Los Angales, 43. MENTHOLATUM AUTO GLASS SPECIAL (ONE WEEK ONLY) Any Slie Cryttal Door Ql»»t Installed for |1.»S Trlbble Glais and Mirror Works Held to Answer in L. A. Arson Charge LOS ANGELES, Keb. S.—A device j which was sold to have caused a house to burn down two days lifter KH occu- piiiits departed was defcorlbod In Municipal Court today as William U. Hlokoclc was held to answer on arson charges. Hlckock, accused of setting flro to his bungalow to collect J5000 IiiHtir- of the war and navy departments Ill-Hum requirements to private concerns so as to provide additional sources of this nonlnflammable dirt' gible gaa for use In case of war. 13. Co-operation by the government with the lumber industry so that the latter shall not suffer losses and Instability due to tho sale of tlmbci from Indian lands, national parks and rcMrvatlone. i 14. Inclusion of "creative and ad- | mlnlstrutlve" costs of production In the mlc of government maps and lithographic work which enter Into competition with private products. Abolish Competition 15. Abolition of government competition In the Kale of scrum, virus and other biological and pharmaceutical preparations. 16. That henceforth no department be allowed to erect and equip any new plants or re-equip old ones for manufacturing without specific permission j from Congress. 1 17. Discontinuance of paint and I varnish manufacture at the Norfolk, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Charleston and other naval yards. 18. Abolition of prison commissaries and establishment of prison In- .dustrles which will keep the convicts busy at tasks not competing with private industry. Tho committee frowns upon use of high speed machinery at prisons and believes stress should be placed upon prison training rather ! than Industrial output. ', 19. Abolition of the post office dei partmcnt's practice of printing re' turn addresses ou wtamped envelopes In competition with services offered by private printing establishments. Hoover Will Remain in U. S. After March (Annoclated Prens Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Feb. 8.—President Hoover said today that he did not expect to leave the United States after March 4, except possibly to pass through the Panama canal zone on his way home. Tho President made the statement In response to questions by newspaper men regarding reports he would make a trip around the world or visit the south sea Islands after Inauguration day. ^ FIGHT COLDS 2 WAYS Mistbl FOR NOSE AND THROAT k Essence of Mistol j ON HANDM.RCHILF k AND Pit IOW 20. If s a Wonderful Way . to Relieve Ugly Eczema For 20 years now, soothing, cooling Zemo has seldom failed to relieve Itching In flvo seconds, and clear up stubborn cases of Eczema. Tblw wonderful remedy gets such amazing results because of Jts rnro Ingredients not used In othur remedies. Got Zemn today—If you want to clear up Rashes PlmploB, Ringworm, and Eczema. It'n Ship Salvaging worth the price because you get re- No more salvagln? of bhlpa by | lief. All druggists', SBo, 600,-tl.—Adv uncc. allegedly placed n 25-Inch candle ,;"' e d "o ' the coast guard except In emergencies and pending arrival of private salvaging vessels. ill. Abolition of private veterinary practice by farm board agents. 1!2. Discontinuance of government warphuuxlng, except for government- Character! Behind Rockne stand 81 years of Studebaker experience, integrity and pride John R. Huff Co., Inc. 2211 Chester Avenue '•> Phone 2211 with kerosene-soaked newspapers. 1908 Nineteenth Street Phone 314 $1.00 ANY WATCH REPAIRED Mtftcrlili Uitd at Coil Reader's Jewelers 1622 Nineteenth Street WEALTHY MAN ACCUSED j nients. LOS ANGKLES, Feb. 8. (U. P.)—j 21. Thiit I 23. KentrlRtlon • of army and navy j laundries, dyeing and cleaning estab- i lishments to actual service requtra- henceforth restaurants Accused of violating the state poison shall not be established In govern- uct, Xlruka Komal, 44, wealthy Japanese, suspected of operations hi connection with a larue narcotic ring, wan jailed today by federal authorities and police. Komal was arrested during ii search for a reported $200,000 cache of narcotics. TREMOR SHAKES BADEN KARLSKUHE. Germany, Keb. 8, (U. P.)— A Movcre earth Miock was felt throughout the state of -Baden today, from Karlsruhe southwest almost to tho bwlas border. ment buildings at government expense. hast Colds — Best treated without "dosing" VISJ& Night Coughs ifio'B stops night -coughing instantly and effectively because It doen the needed thing*. Swallowed slou-ly, It clliigx to the throat, soothes Influmeii tissues, and loosens tho mucus. Butter ,thau a garglo because It veachus tho lowop throat and chest. Sufe for children. 85c and OOo sizes, all drug- GALLAHER'S OUR AD RUNS ONE WKEK Pink Beans 5 ib8.17c b-lsts. f C For Cough* I 3 a nd Colds STAlNlf SS now if EXPERT PLATE WORK Reduced Prlcet Now Dr. Fletcher 82Z Kentucky St. Phone 2B31.W (Nnt ie llrtnidi flutter) FREE, 10 Ibs. Sugar, Pure Cane With 4 Ibs. Coffee Lighthouse Cleanser... 2 ^ 7c Ideal Flour 241 ,u 53c Potatoes 25 n,. 27c One Biscuit Flour FREE with 1 Ib. Tea Cheese, Jack. 1/2 or whole, Ib. Eastern Boiled • Hams, sliced, .Ib. 23e Bacon Salt Pork .Ib. 5e

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