The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on February 10, 1933 · Page 2
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 2

Bakersfield, California
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Friday, February 10, 1933
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THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAX, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1933 UCO\L AND TELEGIW1 Details of New Machine Explained to Physicians bv Dr. NY. D. Reid (Asstiflated Prrm fjfiifetl ir/rr) MOXTRTCAU Feb. in.—Dethlln of ;i new machine for taking electrical records of the heart lu-at were explained to tho Amerlc'tin College of Physicians today by the Inventor. T>r. William D. Held of Bntilon. Dr. Reid's belief IP that now knowledge of tho heart's behavior under diseased conditions may lie revealed through Interpretation <if additional peaks and hollows recorded by the new mnehlne In the up and down lino that pictures heart action lllie the top of a picket fence. Heart Beats Visible "The Rreat amplification and speed madu 11 \HilabU- V»y llii.s apparivtvis make visible, details of the electrocardiogram (chart of heart beats I which are Inconspicuous of which can General Sandino Enforcing Peace | Pact With Death (A ditoeln ted I'rftsa I.vaicil \\'lrc> MANAGUA, Nicaragua. Feb. 10. Augiisto Sandino, the Insurgent lender who concluded a pence pact with the flovernment last week, Has ordered the execution of two of his officers for failure to conform to that pact, the newspaper La Notlclas said today. The newspaper's correspondent at Snn Rafael Del Norte, where S.tndlno has concentrated his men. for demobilization, said the sentence was passed upon Colonel Juan Altamlrano and Captain Francisco Ollyas. Details of their offense were not given. (Continued on I'avo fifteen} $70,000,000 Loans Asked by Railways 1 WASHINGTON, Feb. 10.—Applications' for approximately $70,000,000 irallrond lnnn« linvo accumulated be! foro tho Interstatn commcrco commission nnd the Reconstruction Finance. Corporation, a Senate subcommittee was Informed today by representatives j of the two organizations. Story of One of Eight Held in "Sacrifice" Killing Is Given Study (Astoalatcil Press Leased Wire) TN13Z, Ky., Feb. 10.—Investigating the cult worship of Isolated groups In the lonely hills of this section, authorities today studied the story of one of eight persons held In the "sacrifice" slaying of Mrs. Luclnda Mills, 72. Tho prisoners, who will be given a hearing; tomorrow, were arrested as pollen broke Into their mountain cnbln at Tomahawk and found the aged woman choked to death following, the officers say, several days of frenzied ritual singing, strange prayers and chants. While tho woman'H body was carried on a crude sled across snow- swept roads to a hillside grave yesterday, County Attorney Jasper Preeco heard, ho says, the story of the (Continued nn Page Fifteen) t POTATO FOR GUIDING STAR (Associated Press Leased Wire) PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10.—Go where grows the potato, Is the ad' vice of Dr. Ellsworth Huntlngton, research associate In geography at Yale, to those who seek, an Ideal climate. "Where the lowly tuber thrives," he told the Franklin Institute, "there, too, mankind will find the most favorable conditions for health, energy and general well being. "There Is a very definite association between civilization and climate. The Ideal climate for the average civilized person today would be one having an average temperature of 63 degrees In summer and a winter average of 38 degrees." BOY, GIRL KILLED; BLAST NEW ORLEANS, Fob. 10. (A. P.)— Tho romnnco of Miss Madeline Kerth, 18, nncl Lloyd Boudreaux, 17, was ended here last night in their deaths from the explosion of a gasoline stovo In the restaurant of the girl's father. They were to have been married soon. A New Season . . . A New Plan Harry Coffee opens the new Season with a Big New Deal bringing you more style . .. more quality . . . and more value at prices within the reach of every pocketbook. for 1933 An Important New Deal in Men's Quality Clothing SPRING SUITS of those beautiful new Glencrag Worsteds Soft, rich colorings and interesting new patterns. They're the product of one of America's finest mills. It's a real break to get such a really fine suit at this price. A New Deal Sale of MEN'S FINE HOSE Everything in colors that a man can ask for. Various weights . . . dark shades . . . lighter tones ... a big beautiful variety of fine hose at these very low prices. 22' 26' A New Deal In MEN'S SHIRTS These arc the famous Belfast Broadcloths. ^ ^^ Laboratory tests show that they will not S V shrink- or fade. They arc full nut nnd finely J^ ( stitched. A r rn) buv at See These Items In Our Windows HARRY COFFEE DEPENDABLE CLOTHIERS SINCE I9O4 FRESNO . . BAKERSFIELD *°>* * v« W. P. Howard, Ex-Convict, Miss Luella Hummer Admit Crime (Continued From Page Onn) statements. For the first time she lost her stoical calm. Needed Money "Yos, we did It," she was quoted aa saying. "We needed the money, I'm sorry wo did It. We should never have picked on a woman us old and as pleasant as Mrs. Skocle." She wit quoted as contesting she and Howard wanted money so they could be married, and so ah* could meet certain pressing financial obligation!, She asked that she be allowed to see Mrs. Skeele and "tell her how sorry I am." Both denied, according to detectives, they had accomplices, although Mrs. Skeele had said there were four men and a woman In the band. Howard suggested a kidnaping after they had discussed various means of. raining money, Miss Hammer said, according to officers. They finally decided on Mies Isobel Smith, daughter of Dr. Merlo Smith, Pasadena minister and a member of the U. S. C. board of trustees. Miss Hammer and Miss Smith wore slight acquaintances when both attended U. S. C. They sought to lure hor Into an automobile. "But Miss Smith proved a difficult person," Miss Hammer was quoted. "She became suspicious and when she began to protest we cleared out aa fast as we could." The music teacher, who herself once studied under Dr. Skeelo at U. S. C., was" quoted as saying they then decided on the dean's wife, feeling certain the dean could raise $10,000 ransom. When they learned ho could not, Mrs. Skeele was set free. Convict Trapped Howard, a paroled convict from San Quentln, fell Into a trap when questioners accused him of beating the elderly woman. "I didn't beat her," lie snapped, according to detectives. "She scratched herself when she tried to remove tho blindfold." The two wero booked on suspicion of kidnaping, pending Grand Jury ac- S tion. Later Miss Hammer assertedly revealed to officers that a third person, Gales Trap and Peril 700 Persons on Island S T. JOHNS, N. F., Fob. 10.—Heavy seas crept up on Sandy Point 'today as continued storms made It Impossible , for rescue parties to reach the 700 Inhabitants Isolated on the low-lying Island. Telegraph lines were out but radio reports said fishermen's nuts on the east end of the Island had been destroyed and their residents forced, to floe to higher ground. Tho southwest storm that had raged for 24 hours shifted suddenly Into a northwest gale, bringing snow and kicking up even higher seas. Tho Island's last link with the mainland was shattered late yesterday when tho connecting diko was de- (Unitcd Proii Leased Wire) stroyed by tho pounding seas. With It went telegraphic communications, Up to tho last minute, the Sandy Point operator could be heard calling attention to tho plight of the islanders. "Dike broken," ho reported. "Water within 'five feet of offlco and gradually encroaching on settlement." The dike Is three miles long, lying across the west headland of the island. It is made of wood but was covered with sand deposited by waves. ' The Island itself la of sand formation, Its highest point Is five feet above the water, but part of tho time much of It Is below sea level. It Is 100 yards wide and normally four miles long, resembling n. sand bar. COLD-WAVE DEAD EXCEEDS EIGHTY Mother Nature, However, Is Beginning to Soften Heavy Blows (Associate^ Press Leased Wire} Mother Nature today was temper- Ing the arctlc-llke thrust at the nation with moderating temperatures, as reports came in telling of an Increase In the number of deaths attributed directly and Indirectly to tho effects of the storm. Upwards of 80 persons lost their lives during the unprecedented cold wave as the growing list'of deaths was received from sections which suffered tho most. 22 Victim* In Chicago . Chicago counted a total of 22 dead as the city surveyed the effects of the coldest weather In 34 years. Ohio counted nine dead, with thermometer readings dipping down as low as 14 below .zero; Iowa, 5; Michigan, 6, with a temperature reading of minus G2 In tho upper peninsula region; Missouri, 6; Wisconsin, 7; New Jersey, HIGHWAYMEN GET Bandit Trio Robs Post Office at Sacramento and Makes Escape Agnes Norpross, formerly a student at U. C. L! A. and U. 3. C., had been considered as a victim for a time. Gertrude McDonell (Continued From Page One) route from tho Merchants National Bank here to the Farmers and Merchants' Bank in Los Angeled! The latter shipment was tho only one not fully covered by Insurance here. Officials of the Merchants Bank, however, said tho Los Angelei bank had agreed to protect tho ship- Ncgative Reply to Geneva's Proposal on Manchukuo Believed Sure (United Press Ltiascd tfirc) • TOKlO, Feb. 10.—The cabinet met In extraordinary session today and reportedly decided upon a negative reply to the question of tho League of Nation's committee of 19 as to whethat' Japan would agree to nominal Chinese sovereignty ovdr Manchuria. The decision was expected to cause the final breakdown In' the league's efforts to conciliate tho Slno-Japanese* dispute. It was understood Foreign Minister Yasuya Uchlda was advising Yosuke Matsuoka, Japan's representative at Geneva, to deliver tho cabinet's reply to tho leaguu at once. A forma) reply, Including a .restatement of Japan's position In the Manchurlan question, will be telegraphed to Matsuoka shortly, It was understood. Upon Its delivery to the league, It was generally believed Matsuoka and the * Japanese delegation would b« ordered horn*. • The view of the committee of 19 that any settlement of tho Slno-Jap- anese situation on a conciliator basis' would be unacceptable, unless Japan agreed to China's nominal sovereignty In Manchuria was coldly received lir government circles. The cabinet meeting, at which the foreign minister explained the situation was brief, Indicating that tho committee's action had been expected. Unofficial spokesmen predicted Japan's withdrawal from the league would bo announced within a month. ment. The bonds, while negotiable, all were registered, and police said It would be extremely difficult for the bandits to dispose of them. After tho robbery, It was revealed c that several large shipments of cur-1 rency had gone out In previous reg-; Istered malls yesterday, Including | $30,000 posted by. the Bank of America to the federal reserve bank In San Francisco. While every exit to tho city waa bc- sylvanla, North Carolina, Minnesota and Nebraska, 1 each. 14 Die In West, Southwest In the west and southwest, 14 wero known to havo perished Blnco the storm began early this week. Five of these were In Oklahoma, two In Texas, two In Oregon, and one each In Kansas, Montana, Idaho, California and West Virginia. Despite a slow but steady moderation In the Icy blast, zero and subzero readings held good In many sections, with fires adding to the phys- Ta Tnlron Kv Hf»nf Vl ! lcal handicaps of the weather. Two IS AO-IVeil Uy LfVAlill > women W ere burned to death in their ! homes in Wheeling, W. Va., and fire- Death last night called Mrs. Ger- | meil | n Chicago were called out to trude McDonell, 23-year-old Bakers- (| B i, t numerous fires, Including a mll- j field matron, native of Cedar Rapids, lion-dollar grain elevator blaze In tho probably are hiding In Sacramento and were making a detailed search for tho car used In the holdup. Description of Outlaws Only general descriptions of the men wero In the hands of officers. One man was described as 35 years old, 0 feet 10 Inches tall, weight 170 pounds. No. 2, 40 years old, D feet 10 Inches tall, weight 200 pounds. No. 3, 35 years old, 5 feet 6 Inches tall, weight 135 pounds. AH of the men were described as "dark." They all wore whlto handkerchiefs over their faces during the holdup. Iowa, from which city she came to California about four months ago. She was the wife of William J. McDonell, 2714 K street. Her death occurred in a local hospital. In addition to her husband she is survived by a 10-day-old daughter, Jeanetto Knth- erlne, and her parents, Mr. and Mra. William Gillen. The body Is at Doughty-Calhoun- O'Meara. chapel. Rosary service will be held at the chapel at 7:30 o'clock tonight and funeral services will bo conducted at St. Francis Church at 9 o'clock Saturday morning with the Rev. Father Michael Stack officiating. ' Goose Island district. Zero Weather Persists The zero and sub-zero belt continued to extend all tho way from points in the east to the mountainous areas if the west. Pittsburg dispatches told of zero weather In western Pennsyl- Illness Fatal for West Side Resident CHILDREN* Catarrhal Deafness And Head Noises Several months' Illness proved fatal today for Frank Brown, 61, for 25 years a well-known resident of Taft. He died at a local hospital. He was a native of Illinois and made his homo at S02 Flllmoro street, Taft. No known •anla, with numerous traffic accidents | relatives survive him. n snow-swept highways. Funeral services will be held In mm MILK STRIKE THREATENING (United Press Leased Wire) t CHICAGO, Feb. 10.—A state-wide milk strike In Wisconsin, called to start next Wednesday, presented tho most serious problem of farm unrest In the middle west today. Continued subzero weather forestalled mortgage foreclosure sales and the disorder that ha.s attended them in recent weeks. In northern Iowa, however, funeral plans wero made for the first victim of the current farmers' revolt. Hucl D. Markell, wb-unded last Friday by pickets who halted a milk truck he WUR driving to a Sioux City market, cllud In a Sioux City hospital. Two sons wounded at the same time have recovered. While directors of the Wisconsin state co-operative milk pool announced tho strike would begin February 15, state legislators Immediately >egan efforts to prevent It. They In- roduced a bill which would give markets" and the Unite* States department of agriculture Jurisdiction, over handling of milk and cream. The pro- josal, an emergency measure, would je effective two years. One of Nevada's main arteries of ravel — the Lincoln highway — was > locked, hampering transportation of 'ood to districts believed to be badly n need of rations. It was 20 below at Ely, Nov. The prolonged cold placed Ivestock on the western ranges In a precarious position. Up in the Rock- es the temperatures were moderat- ng and the weather man said a further rise might be expected. For tho east, the south and the mid- out hope for further relief during the day. Fllcklngcr chapel Saturday morning at 11 o'clock, with the Rev. Mr. Ho- mlne officiating. Interment will be In Union cemetery. Directors of Lions Club Meet Tonight Directors of the Hakersfleld Lions Club will hold their monthly meeting !n the office of Rush Richardson, 401 Nineteenth street, this evening at 7:30 o'clock. President William E. Patrick will presldo. In addition to the board of directors, the members of two committees, tho welfare committee, I. C. Olsen. chairman, and the May 20 rodeo committee, Dan K. Goode, chairman, will also meet the same hour and place. Andy Elieff Passes Away at Hospital Andy Elieff, 55, died today In a local hospital. He was a well-known member of the Russian colony here, residing at 522 Espeo street. Surviving him are a widow, Mrs. Hattle Elieff; four daughters, Mrs. A. Karunos and Mrs. C. Martin of Bak- ersfleld; Mrs. M. Ray of Los Angeles and Mrs. C. Stanepf of Santa Barbara, and one son, Ben Elieff. The body is at Fllcklnger chapel, where funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 o'clock p. m. at Chester Cafe Cash Register Is Looted Smabhlne a side window In the building, a burglar last night entered tho Chester Cafe on North Chester avenue and escaped with $20 taken from tho cash register, according to a report nt the sheriff's office today. Tho burglary occurred between 1 o'clock find 5 o'clock this morning, the report stated. Tho criminal Identification bureau Investigated In un effort to obtain fingerprints. Radio Oil Company Is Organized Here Three Bakersfield men have filed articles of incorporation hero for tha Radio OH Company which Is authorized :i capitalization of $100,000 at a dollar a share. Directors of the company are Harry T. Borel, Ray J. Crandell and William J. Copp. The company Is chartered to engage in oil operations, real estate and general business with Bakeraflold aa headquarters. (Associated Press Leased Wire) LOS ANOELES, Feb. 10.—The generosity of 28-year-old Teddy Kleln- meyer, son of tho late E. T. R. Klcln- meyer, Los Angeles millionaire oil , man, has helped lead him Into court on a charge of issuing worthless checks. Counsel for the youth said the elder Klelnmeyer cstablshed a $1,600,000 'spendthrift trust fund" for the son before his death, $600,000 of which went to the youth when ho was 21, and $300,000 more when he was "5 The attorney, John Gordon, said young Klelnmeyer bought eight expensive automobiles and presented them to eight of his friends. Now he Is without funds and has written $450 in checks ho la unable to, make good, although Gordon said the youth would get another largo sum of money two years hence. Judge B . Rey Schauer postponed trial of the check charge until February 20. UNFILLED STEEL ORDERS NEW YORK, Feb. 10. (U. P.)—Un- lllled orders of tho United States Steel Corporation declined 69,496 tons during January to a now record low level of 1,989,044 tons. • • If you have catarrhal deafness, or head noises, caused by catarrh, or If j phlegm drops In your throat, secure proper treatment at once. Sprays, salves and Inhalers may bring you a temporary relief, but permanent results can only come from a constitutional treatment that will expel the catarrhal polnon from your system. Got from your druggist 1 ox. of Par- mint (Double Strength). Take this home and add V 4 pint hot water and a little sugar. Take a tablespoonful four times n day: clogged nostrils should open, breathing become easy, mucous stop dropping. All sufferers j Italian Soldier Is Slain by Chinese SHANHAIKWAN, China, Friday, Feu. 10.—Cavalrymen of Cleneral Chang Sueh-Llnng killed an Italian soldier, mistaking him for a JapancBe, It WHM reported here today. The Italian consul prepared a strong protest to pr»sent the Chinese Nationalist government. Details of the asserted killing were not reported, but It was understood to have occurred near here. FLYER KILLED j mucous siop dropping* AJI nuinsicru i MONTETU3Y, Mexico, Feb. 10. (U. ( from catarrhal deafness or head noises | p.)—Carlos Flerro, 24, brother of Col- , QUICK RELIEF FROM COLDS Mistbl FOR NOSE AND THROAT Essence of Mistol \ ON HANDKtKi.HILF AND PIKOV/ need tho simple, pleasant, Inexpensive Parmlnt treatment.—Adv. ANNOUNCEMENT Dr. Floyd J. Klopp and Dr. Oma C. Klopp, Chiropractors Now Located at 301 and 302 Maberfelde Building Phone 5151 onel Roberto Plerro nnd an Instructor nt tho hitter's aviation school here, was hilled In a crash lato yesterday | when a utudent lost control of his ma- : chine. Flerro lived at El Paso, Texas. ' W. C. TERRELL DIES Local friends have received word of the death Thrusday morning of W. G. Terrell of Lubbock, Texas, a former resident for many years In Bast Bakersfield. Mrs. Terrell passed away In this city five yearu ago. SPEAKS AT TAFT TA.FT, Feb. 10.~Attorney Alfred | Slemon of Dakcrsfleld was a guoat I speaker of Midway Lodge last night. i An enthusiastic and attentive audl- i enoe listened to the speaker, who (presented a new and yet logical I analj'Hla of the economic situation. REDUCED PRICES on PLATES Quick Service Office Over Klmball * Stone Nineteenth and Chester DR. GOODNIGHT THE NEW DEAL OFFERS YOU INTEREST PAYABLE QUARTERLY FOR 20 YEARS Title conveyed by deed. Ex. empt from all Uxitlon. Always worth the purchase prlc«. When Sorrow Come* Coniult Our Advisory Department Phone 5032 or 340 WE INVITE CRITICISM Bakersfield Memorial Park, Inc. Exoluilve Strvlce— Representative J. K. McAIpine Land and Development Co., Ltd. Main Office—Community Mausoleum Phone 6032

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