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THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1933 LOCAL AND TELEGRARH FACE MICE Jail or Penitentiary Looms for Those Who Raided Home in L. A. (Vnitcd Pre.su Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11.—A band of 15 asserted "night riders" faced Jail or prison sentences today after the entire group had been found guilty on charges of raiding the home of David Milder, Long Beach tailor, In «n anti-communist dcmonHtrntlon. A jury deliberated 10 hours before convicting the men of charges they attacked Milder and several men nnd •women In Ills homo, lifter planting n. fiery cross on the front lawn. Milder denied a communist tnectlng was being held at his homo. Judge Robert H. Scott ordered the defendants to appear for sentence next Wednesday. Under the Indictment, which charged them with conspiracy to commit assault, sentences can range from county jail terms to one to 10 years In prison. Those convicted were Clotcnco H. Brooks, Samuel J. Sampson, Owen J. Sterns, Ernest A, Btittram, James Henry nussell, Dale It. Elliott, A. P. Tyler, Audrey L. .Tenks, Homer D. Turner, Chnrlos II. Clark, C'lydo Dunn, Walter H. Brooks, Earl Amos, John Llndberg tind Waldo King. «$>- Pastor Predicts Future Without Churches, Bible (United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Feb. 11.—The Reverend John Haynes Holmes, pastor of the Community Church, predicts a future without churches, Bibles, or holy days In "Religion Today," a theological symposium, published today by Whlttlessey House, GUI IN NAVY FUND OPPOSEOBY ADAMS (Continued from I'age One) would result In the laylng-up of the following vessels: Throo battleships out of a total of 15; two aircraft carriers; four heavy cruisers; two light cruisers; 13 destroyers; six submarines; two light mine layers; and probably the dirigible SENATE-WETS MAY SLASH DRY FUNDS Would Cut 10 Pet. More at Least From Prohibition Enforcement LATE BULLETIN WASHINGTON, F«b. 11. (U. P.) Senate wets late today seized upbn unemployment relief as a means to end federal prohibition enforcement and announced a plan to' transfer the proposed $8,440, 000 enforcement fund to relief for destitute, unemployed youths. Mncon, nnw ncarlng Akron, Ohio. completion at Already, the secretary said, tho navy has 49 ships out of active commission, and tho proposed additions would luy up u total of 82. JAPAN DENIES U. S. SHOULD FEEL ALARM TOKIO, Feb. Jl. fU. P.)- -Rear Adi nilrnl William V. Pratt's decision to ! keep tho American Atlantic fleet, as ' well as the Pacific fleet in Pacific J waters until July 1, Jfl34, Is duo to '• American uneasiness over tho Japan- PIRATEJCTS, CLAIM (United Press Leased Wire) AMSTKHDAM, Feb. 11.—Thu mutinous crew of the Dutch cruiser De 55e- ven Provlnclcn, forced to surrender •when the ciulser was bombed by u naval seaplane, planned -to turn pirate and loot trading ships if supplies ran short, reports from the East Indies said today. Twenty-two men worfc killed and "5 injured when it 100-pound bomb exploded on the cruiser's deck. It was reported that tho mutineers planned until their capture to attempt tho release of 400 of their comrades arrested at Sourabaya for demonstrating against wage cuts. The cruiser Du /even Provinclen was only slightly damaged and is pro- reeding under her own steam to Ba- tavla, the ministry of colonies said. The mutineers will bo Imprisoned pending trial by courtmartlal. The ministry said tho lenders of tho mutiny were natives, but that nonio Europeans participated. C8e situation, authoritative sources lien- believed today. It was said unofficially that it would be difficult to give any other Interpretation to the admiral':) imnounce- ine.nl, which was expected to revive talk of u possible Japanese-American (United Prcti Lcaied Wire) WASHINGTON, Feb. 11.—Senate wets on tho eve of consideration of Eighteenth amendment repeal wero organizing today for an attempt to hamstring prohibition enforcement by slashing the dry fund. The House sliced 10 per cent from tho appropriation with which Prohibition Director Amos W, W. Woodcock and his agents endeavor to keep the. country on a nonalcoholic diet. A Senate appropriations subcommittee cut 10 per cent from tho $8,440,000 approved by the House but was overruled by the full committee. > Tydlngs Leads Fight "I'll move on tho floor to cut It all out nnd if I can't do that I'll 'move to cut It In half," Senator Tydlngs, Dem- Plans to Slash Cotton Production Sanctioned (Associated Press Lcaied Wirt) W ASHINGTON, Feb. 11. — A unanimously favorable report on the Smith bill, designed to cut 1933 ootton production by 3,800,000 bales, was voted today by the Senate agricultural committee. Less than 20 minutes after the committee met, Senator Smith, Demoorat, South Carolina, emerged smiling to announce that the emergency measure had been approved without a dissenting voice. Smith and other southern senators hoped to push It through to enactment at the present short session In time to apply to this year's crop, although realizing that the time Is short and the-chances are problematical. Smith said* that as a result of the favorable vote It was expected cotton would be taken out of the domestic allotment measure passed by the House and still In the hands of tha agriculture committee. After disposing of the Smith bill the members turned their attention to the allotment legislation. Before them was a vigorous pretest from President Edward A. O'Neal of the American Farm Bureau Federation, against th«.proposal under consideration by the committee for restricting the bill to wheat and cctton. Under the Smith, bill the government, through a cotton board created In the department of agriculture, would concentrate In a pool the approximately 3,600,000 bales of cotton controlled by the farm board or other government agencies. ocrat. Maryland, said today. "If I wa r. Admiral Pratt said It would cost $•110,000 to return tho Atlantic flefit to the past coast while the navy faces tho necessity of absolute economy and gave tho deslro for economy as tho reason for tho decision, .lapaneso sources denied that. tho United States had any basis for belief that thn fleet might be needed for action against Japan. All government offices were, rloseil today for ono of Japan's most popiiln* holidays—thn three thousand eight, hundred and ninety-third anniversary can't get a 50 per cent cut, I'll run tho scale step by stop down to 10 per cent. "I want a record vote on spending the taxpayers' money in this way when there are 12,000,000 people out of work and the treasury Is accumulating a deficit of staggering proportions." Prohibition Is approaching the Senato on two fronts by reason of ten- tatve agreement to begin debate on repeal when tho pending war department appropriation bill Is passed, perhaps today. It would be possible at any tlmts to lay the repeal resolution aside for consideration of the four department supply rTlll which contains tho enforcement appropriation. Sham Battle Likely Repeal will he a sham fight unions Senate loaders are able to persimdu Speaker Oarner to abandon opposition to modified abandonment of the of the ascension of tho Kmpcror | R | phtc p n th amendment. As approved , , ho Sfinilto j llrt iclary committee, th« • Jlmmu, first ruler of Nippon. There was no official statement on Pratt's announcement. Admiral Domestic Allotment Plan 1 By M. A. LINDSAY, Kern County Farm Adviser EDITOR'S NOTE.—Tills It the lilt »f thr«e trtlelci on th« "Oonintle Allotment Plu" •Iteeti Kern county. M It Remove Fork From Stomach of Woman re.soluton would repeal the Eighteenth amondmont but would replace It with in perpetuation of federal police power I to prohibit return of tho saloon and prnte'i't dry states against, their wet neighbor*. Ancient Buildings in Egypt Discovered fl'nttcd PrCHS Leased Wire) CAIRO, Feb. 11.—Streets, buildings and temples dating from the first century B. C. to the second century A. D. havo been unearthed near the ancient city of Hermopolls in excavations believed likely to produce an Egyptian rival to the wonders of Pompeii. Dr. Samy Gabr, of the Egyptian University, announced the discovery included pillared houses of stone and brick, including somo two stories high. fAfnoflatnl Press Leased Wire) ST. PAUL, Feb. 11.— An R^-inch tablo fork swallowed today by Miss Margaret Sautcl, 19, was removed four hours later through a surgical operation. Tho fork was swallowed by Miss Santell as she attempted to depress her tongue with the handle. MERCED MAN KILLED MliUCED. Feb. 11. (U. P.)— AI Cornwell, 71. unemployed Merced man, was killed here today when he was struck by a truck driven by Lloyd SOIIZH, "4, Merced produce concern employe. Sauza- was not held. Bid of $7,339,000 Wins Jacinto Work (United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGKLUS. Feb. 11.—A contract to construct 'tho San Jacinto tunnel, a major phaso of the $220,000,000 Colorado river aqueduct project, tentatively has been awarded the Wenzel & Ilennch Construction Company of Milwaukee. Directors of the Metropolitan water district said today tho contract will bo lot definitely as soon as tha Milwaukee firm posts qualifying bonds. The concern's bid was $7,339,100. CHRYSLER hurls a challenge at **staii€fl-|»at"" values THE NEW CHRYSLERS hurl a challenge That's why the new Chryslers are T HE six products from tho farm, dairy products, hogs, cotton, wheat, tobacco, rice and peanuts, which at the present time are expected to como under the domestic allotment plan, make up approximately BO per cent of the cash Income, from farms, produced in the United States. While the domestic allotment plan provides for tho inclusion of pork, It does not provide that tho allotment plan shall operate on beef or mutton. Pork produces approximately 13 per cent of tho total cash income to farmers of the United Slates for agricultural commodities. The combined .c'ish income from farm products of beef and sheep is approximately equal to that of swine. It is argued that beef and mutton will fluctuate in price in sympathy with that of pork and therefore If tho price of pork Is Increased as anticipated under tho domestltt allotment plan it is felt by those fostering the plan that beef and sheep products will rise accordingly. It is Interesting to note that dairy products, hogs and cotton mako up approximately 10 per cent of the farmers' cash Income In the United States, while tobacco, vice and peanuts, included under the domestic allotment plan, bring a revenue of approximately only 5 per cent of the cash Income for agricultural products In the United States. The reason for including some of tho minor commodities does not at tho present time seem to be explainable. Benefits to Producer Many growers of Kern county products are asking the question, "Will this plan increase the price of the products that I hava to sell?" The sponsors of the program or plan state that tho grower will be benefited in several ways. The grower signing the voluntary domestic allotment contract would bo benefited by a. sum approximately equal to that of the tariff on the commodity he may be producing. Tho violation of this contract, however, provides that the pro- duceY would forfeit his cash bonus. Tho producer Is Interested also In the problem of establishing his quota. Tho quota would probably be based on tho average production over a period of years—probably u five-year period. If, during a given year, some producer had crop failure he would receive his part of tho cash bonus If he were participating in the plan and had fulfilled his part of the contract, therefore, In case of crop failure a man would be eligible to a certain percentage of the bonus. It Is also stated that the act would provide for another featuru that is worthy of attention of tho producer, who may deposit his contract with any bank or credit corporation as security for a loan not to.exceed !)0 per cent of the probable amount of the tariff benefit, accruing to him. Evidence of such a loan, accompanied by the producer's contract, la to be ell glblo to rediscount by federal reserve banks. It would be unlawful under the act for the producers to transfer their right to any tariff benefit In any other way. Objections to the Plan As tho plan neurs completion, and approaches tho time when !t '.v!!! probably bo enacted, objections continue to arise. Probably one of tho outstanding objections will be that which claims the price of tho finished product to the consumer will "be greatly Increased. It Is claimed that the burden of the excise tax us it Is sometimes called, would bo exceedingly heavy on those with low Incomes. It is also claimed that It will increase tho value of those farms whore the grower signs the domestic allotment plan and comes under tho provisions of the act, and will, ut the same time, reduce the value of the land upon which tho grower lives who fulls or refuses to sign the contract, provided under tho allotment act. Those favoring the plan answer thu criticisms' by stating that the sumo objections can bo raised to tariff or commodities produced in the United States on which the tariff is now uf- fectlve. Effect Upon the Consumer The consideration of this aspect of the subject, the sponsors of the plan I say, wo must approach it from the j DIPLOMATIC WAR LEADSTO CRISIS League of Nations and Japan Near Parting of Ways and Both Firm (Continued From Page One) tlon might be damaged by a boycott If anti-British fooling spread. 2. A desire to fall In line with the American position on tlio far eastern problem as a counter-balance to forthright demands for war debt revision. NIPPON INFLEXIBLE AS TO MANCHUKUO TOKIO, Feb. 11. (A. P.)—Japan Is preparing a reply to the league of nations' Inquiry, on discontinuance of the present Manchukuo regime, which will be a proclamation to the world In vigorous, unmistakable) terms, of Japan's determination to maintain the independence of Manchukuo regardless of cost. Government sources also disclosed today that Japan uls'o will proclaim In advance Its refusal, under any circumstances, to bo restrained or deflected from this policy by the league's recommendations. (When conciliation of disputes fail, the league covenant provides the league make its own report and recommendations for action.) Although the league committee of 19 requested a simple "yes" or "no" answer to its one question of whether Japan would agree to discontinuance of the present Japanese-sponsored Manchukuo government.ln Manchuria, Japan IK seizing upon tlie occasion to publicize her Manchurlan position. A tentative draft of Japan's reply, Famous General, Von Mackensen, Given Nomination (Ataooiatcd Pre»» Leased Wire) BERLIN, Feb. 11.—The Nationalist* stole * march on their new allies, the National Socialists, by nominating Field Marshal August vorv Mackensen today to head their ticket for the Relohstng. The 83>year-old field marshal Is 47 days older than General Karl Lltzmann, who heads the Nazi ticket and If the field marshal wins he will be entitled to preside over the Reichstag until a« speaker Is elected. EIGHT CHEAT DEATH (Continued From Page One) -WEST PACES NEW fflll WAVE Becoming Warmer in East and South, Temporarily; Death List, 90 framed by its representative, Yosuko j '" new places. Xose and right outboard motors are reported undamaged and the cmpon. nage can be salvaged, they said. The ship's heater was blamed for the near-disaster. Others on the xhln. In addition to Mrs. Helwlg and tho pilot and copilot, Included Paul Mertz of Wlldwood, N. J., W. A. Trout of Los Angeles, Mrs. A. 1. Pyle of Southgate, Mrs. ^" Jerry Tloberts of San Franclaco, and' Mrs. W. D. Bash of San Francisco. The latter remained here. Truman McKcnzle, Snn Francisco, left the ship at Fresno, according to records here. fire had gained too big u start BO I tried stopping up the hole and smothering the flames with chair cushions. Tho fire kept breaking out (Associated Press Leased Wire) A new cold-wave was reported moving down on the mlddlewest today following a brief respite from the subzero temperatures that spread across tho continent earlier In the week. The weather bureau at Chicago warned that wiper's new attack would bo severe .n parts of upper Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, and In the extreme southern portion of Minnesota, but added that there was hope for rising temperatures tomorrow over lha great plain region and upper Mississippi valley. Elsewhere the cold is due to linger over the Sabbath. Warmer In East, South Weather conditions wero somothlnjr Of a hodge-podge In other districts. It was getting warmer In tho east and south, with a prediction, however, of u drop In temperatures Sunday, altho was JIatsuoka, who Is In Geneva, was received ut the foreign office today. It covers 17 pages. Foreign Minister Yasyua L'chld.a will revise the document tomorrow and circulate it among cabinet members whose decision Is expected at a special session Monday. Then the foreign minister will seek the emperor's sanction of the reply before sending It to Geneva, probably Monday night. •t all engineering that has failed to progress... all value that has not been increased... all cars that do not give far more for the dollar than ever before in history. Chrysler believes in prices that suit the times. But Chrysler also believes that value goes far beyond price —it's what you get for what you pay! 1953 CHRYSLER SIX SEDAN, 9845 n borMpovtn 1 IMneb vhwlbu*. Sim bod; i :r « from 1705 | 0 11051 1033 ROYAL EIGHT SEDAX, M kompowti 110-incb wfaMUwM. 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The proof is waiting for you in a trip behind the wheel. standpoint themselves that all consumers are " producers of goods or ! services, the farm folks mako up about one-third of tho consuming public. The buying: power depends upon the successful operation of the Industry or business. All commerce Is simply the exchange of goods and services among tho various producing groups. If the price of cotton Is 13.G cents per pound Instead of 7 cents or about double, at present price the cost to the consumer should not Increase but little. For Instance, one dozen pairs of standard weight overalls weigh 15 pounds. It requires one and one-seventh pounds of cotton to make 1 pound of cloth, and at 7 cents a pound Increase In the price of cotton", tho Increased cost of cotton going into a pair of overalls would be less thnn 10 cents. The Increased cost of cotton in a work shirt weighing nine pounds to th« dozen would be approximately C cents. Wheat, that "staff of life," Is also interesting to trace to a loaf of bread. If tho price of wheat was CO cents per bushel and bread at 10 cents per loaf of bread there Is less than 1 cent of flour <ln the loaf. If the tariff Is 42 cents per bushel and the allotment raised tho price of wheat to 92 cents per bushel the bread should sell at not more than 1 cent more of 11 cents per loaf, according to the advocates of the plan. Prolonging Soil Efficiency Curtain groups who favor t,he allotment pTan have looked Into the future and feel that It will prolong the productivity of tho agricultural soils of the United States, as the plan provides that those administering the act can retase the producer the right to grow othei cash crops on tho land that Is made Idle In reducing the acreage and production of a crop. The act provides further that the administrators might require the grower to contract to put the otherwise idle land into such crops as pasture, other grass lands, summer fallow crops, for the Improvement of tha soil fertility or preventing erosion, or In such bther uses as to prevent the Increasing of the surplusses. As to tho future success of this proposed plan, one can only wait and observe the operation and then determine whether It Is a success or a failure. LEGAL BAR TO OIL SOITjnBIIOVED fj'nlted Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11.—One legal obstacle to the planned civil recovery suit by the city of Los Angeles for $737,369.22 against the Pan-American Petroleum Company was cleared today when City Attorney Erwln P. Werner obtained permission of the Federal Court to include the, Richfield Oil Company as a defendant. Announcing that tho suit would bo filed at once, Werner explained the Federal Court order had been necessary as both the -Pan-American and the Illchfleld are In federal receivership, the latter company having acquired control of the Pan r Amerlcan. J The suit will be the f irs't of a aeries planned by the city attorney to recover sums assertedly lost to the city through Illegal cancelatlon of harbor leases In 1927. Tha suit will charge I that after canceling tho lease In April, 1927, the harbor board made a refund of rentals of $80,552.95 to the Pan-American. The airport at Uakorsfleld looked awfully good. AVe couldn't know what second the fire might reach tho gasoline tanks. "Eddie flew tht ship into the port and landed It at full speed, bringing It to a halt with his brakes a little to one side of the runway and I had the door open In a second to let tha passengers out." Superintendent Orlffis said the I plane seemed to collapse In the mld- [ die as It came to u halt. . Pilot Bellande found his escape cut off by the fire In the cabin and ! emerged through a window In the | cockpit of the plane. I Woman Burned I Mrs. Helwltf was the last of the ; passengers to leave and her clothing ; was smoldering badly liut her fellow passengers extinguished It nnd sho was rushed to San .Toaquln Hospital, | where «nurses today reported her con-j tho forecast for tho south but slightly lower tempera>morrow. It wag snowing In 'rk and Baltimore, with heavy tha Maryland metropolis. The cold snap hung on In Oklahoma, with temperatures near zero In th« northwestern part of tho state. In Texas the cold wave was abating slowly. Rising temperatures wero breaking the cold's grip to some extent In the higher areas of the far west, herald- Ing tho approach of another storm, which was expected to bring snow and rain to the Pacific northwest. 90 Deaths A survey of tho effects of th« week's biting cold showed that about ninety persons lost their lives. Ohio, which enjoyed moderating weather yesterday added three fatalities to a previous report of, nlae deaths, bringing Its total to 12. Michigan had 11 deaths in all, adding five to a former report. The deaths of an unidentified man found frozen to death In a shack at Kansas City and of a woman found dead from the cold In her home In Iowa added to the total. EX-CONVICT AND GIRL dttlor as "serious but not critical." Th,; other passengers were taken south ti>»Los Angeles on a relief ship which canto here with T. W. A. of- IN LINDBERGH CASE (United Press Leased Wire) While o? TO ATTACK SO-CALLED DICTATOR PEACH, FIG tUnited Press Leased Wire) GENEVA, Feb. 11.—Thirty thousand Japanese troops are, upproachlng their allotted positions toe a. Japanese drive on Jehol province, the Chinese delegation to the league of nations charged today. The troops, transported from Korea, are almost ready to attack at Fllu, Fushln and • Shanhulkwan, the Chinese alleged. The last of 24 Japanese troop trains wero said to have reached Chinese soil. The. Chinese said 220 railway cars wero used for conveyance of troops, 28S cars for arms and munitions «nd provisions, nnd 50 cars for artillery and machine guns. extortion letters to Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, Joe Bryant, 19, admitted today, department of Justice agents said* that he planned to divide a 1 $17,000 check with Mr. and Mrs. Orman Harvey. ' Agents who questioned Bryant said ho admitted taking the bogus $17,000 check "planted" by agents In a stump and that he and his two companions planned to divide the money If they could cash It. Bryant and Harvey remained in the city jail today In default of $23,000 bond, while Mrs. Harvey was freed under $5000 bond. The trio are charged doubly with conspiracy to send and with sending threatening communications through the malls. An attempt was made to force Colonel Lindbergh to pay $50,000 under threat of kldnap- hls second son, Jon Morrow Llnd- (Vnited Press Leased Wire) LOS AXOELES, Feb. 11.—Police closed their investigation today of an abduction plot directed at two prominent women with the Indictment of I Miss Luclla Pearl Hammer, young i music teacher, and her friend, W. P. | Howard, who, police said, confessed they plotted the kidnaplngs for money to get married. The Indictment accused them of kidnaping Mrs. Mary B. Skeele, wife of Doctor Walter V. Skeele, dean of music at the University of Southern California. Mrs. Skoele was released after her abductors failed to collect $10,000 ransom money. The two were held In Jail In default of $100,000 bond. Although a secret indictment was returned, purportedly naming two other suspects, Detective Inspector David Davidson denied police were seeking accomplices. Detectives believed Howard, also known as E. H. Van Dorn, claimed accomplices In nn effort to shield Miss Hammer. Howard, nn ex-convict, chlded her when they were allowed u few moments together following their purported confessions. "I told you not to say n -word," hs reproached his fiancee. "The officers told me lies," she screamed. "I didn't know what I was doing. I was crazy. I'll deny everything on the witness stand." bergh. Bryant contended ho found tho planted $17,000 check In u stump near Ills suburban home while ho was securing kindling wood. The check was made out to "cash" and wan signed in an almost Illegible handwriting. Tho trio will be brought lisforo United. States Commissioner Charles Fox, Jr., hearing. Monday for preliminary ACTRESS WINS HOLLTWOOD. Feb. 11. (U. P.)— Constance Cummlngs, young screen actress, was a victor todaV In her fight to be enrolled In the'ranks of the unemployed, Her suit to brea't a contract with Columbia Studios wan uphold in Superior Court which ruled the studios had fulled to give h«r written, notice of expiration date. Th* actress" was receiving $125 a week. (United Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Feb. 11. — House leaders who hava been pushing proposals to make President-elect Hoose- volt virtual financial dictator of the PLAN LIQUIDATION (I'nited Press Leased Wire) FRESNO, Feb. 11.—Plans for liquidation of peach and ftg growers' cooperatives, Including transfer of four VCIU viiiuill iiutim-nn utvtiiiwi •" «-•«'. United States government today eon-1 processing plants to the tederal gov coded them was extreme doubt whether the prchfiit Congress would eminent and sale of others, today had the approval of directors of the tisso- approve surh grant of authority. Speaker Ciariipv, chief advocate 0 f| c " ulolls - tho plan, said Uo "doubted" whether] C. A. Hawkins, San Francisco, pres- hln complete program rould . be i Ident and majority stockholder of the jammed through U)0 present "lume | new California Peach and Flu Assocl- cluck" session. at "But," ho added," «."! hope wo will B'>' approval of the Honate proposal giving tin; J're«ldent-elect authority to abolish departments and mako ail extensive, reorganization of Hie government." ROBBED AND KIDNAPED WILMINUTON, Calif., Feb. 11. (A. p,)—Louie nelter. owner of tho Port here, was hold up, kidnaped In 1 0 4 W. F. HUBBARD 2229 Chester Avenue H. U. KANODK, TaH A. AVII.A, THuii'hupi atlon until its recent dissolution, was named prosldonl of all three ro-openi- tlves to offevt the. liquidation. IS. I. Feomstnr resigned as president of tho Delaware corporation and Word Minturn resigned as president of the original association. Their boards of directors resigned with them. According to plans for liquidations of the associations, plants at Fresno, Klngsburg, Dlnuba and Itoedley will bo deeded to the federal farm hoard to repay an Indebtedness of $160,000. W.C.T.U. FOR "NEW CRUSADE" CHICAGO, Feb. 11.—Tho Woman's! Christian Temperance Union Is calling for u new crusade, iiguinst liquor, this time to prevent repeal of national prohibition and state liquor laws, US j president, Mrs. Ella A. Boole, said today. The basis of the effort will be a strenuous campaign to rouse in temperance advocates the high pitch »f enthusiasm which carried them to victory In 1918 when tho Eighteenth amendment was adopted. "Very few temperance advocates have changed their adherence In tho last 14 years," Mrs. Boole said, "and he hftve thousands of new adherents. Once the great itefd of today is recognized, I am certain that all our sympathizers will ngaln manifest th« white-hot fervor of the 'teen decade. And, when ihflr troiiifmiou.- inl'lwni'e Is onoo unified and positively asserted, It Is something that no representative In Congress or Legislature win afford to disr«giu'd," his own car, nnd robbed of $2000 here other valley plants, which cost more today. Shortly after 10 o'clock, he ' than $1,000,000 to build, will be sold ("111 police, ho was leaving his bank, j and tho proceeds allocated to stock- froni whlvh ho hud drawn $2000 to ' holders, cash duokwiirktrs' checks. •«•«• 1 ONE KILLED, TACOMA FIRE TACOMA, Feb. 11. (U. P.)—Fire i destroyed the six-story Avalon apart- '' ment housu here today, claiming at • least one life. The dead man was ! Identified us James Slater, DO, S i palcyniiin. 'Hirer firemen were po- t'tutisly IIMI'IVM) t.'lUinrr oriMipants from ' Hie l.'m'/.in 1 : hniMimr. MORGAN MUST PAY YORK, Feb. 11. (U. P.)—J. P. Morgan, the banker, was required to pay $37,500 to Howard A. Baugh, a salesman, by a verdict returned In Supremo Court yesterday. Morgan's limousine ran down Itaugh in the Wall Strfiet district, and Baugh sued for ?7.V,000, maintaining he had received prnniineiit Injuries Pioneer Imperial Rancher Is Dead CALlSXICO, Feb. H.—Luman G. Ferroll, 47, pioneer runchor of the Imperial Valley, died last night at the Loma Linda Hospital from stomach ulcere. Ferrell ranged cattle from the mountain* to the Blue Lake jind Pel- loan Lake region of tho valley beginning In 1809. Two years before Irrigation water wns brought Into the valley he became one of Us first ranchers. WOOUWORTH EXECUTIVE DIES DAYTONA BEACH, Flu,, Fob. 11. (A. P.)—Honry T. M. Trcglow, SI. of Buffalo, N. Y., ono of the founders of tho F. W. Woolworth and tho S, H. Knox companion, died here today as the result of a full a week ago. The Leading Evangelist of America" So says Billy Sunday of Harry W. Vom Bruch. From February 12 to March 5, he and his party will conduct a great campaign of evangelism at • First Baptist Church Beginning Next Sunday Evangelist Harry W. Vom Bruch Preaching Walter R. MacDonald, Song Leader James C. Davis, Pianist GOOD NEWS MEETINGS " Every Evening Except Monday

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