The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on February 13, 1933 · Page 2
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Bakersfield, California
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Monday, February 13, 1933
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THE BAKERSF1ELD CAL1FORNIAN, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13. J933 UOCAL AND TELEGRAPH Onklandcr, in Jealous Rage, Kills Stranger With Rock, Alleged | Opened Pocket ' | | Knife Removed i 1 From Stomach | fT'nltrd PrffK Lean ft Wlrr) HAVWATVD, Peb. 13.— Gene doss. 17, was charged today with the murder of a mnn lie has never seen as tlie ' aftermath of a rock-throwing spree which damaged n do*en automo- hllos and terrorized passing motorists. Assertedly angered at his wife while Intoxicated, Uoss hurled a seven- pound rock Into n passing car and killed Joseph Pino, 2fi, authorities charged. L. P. Skanderson, who was a passenger In Ptno's car, signed .tho murder complaint against Goss. GOBS became Jealous of tho attentions of another man to Mrs. Goss at a drinking party, investigators mild. Leaving tho party, he allegedly started to walk 30 miles to his homo In Oakland. As he reached the Nlles canyon near here, police claimed, ho burst Into a rage and began hurling rocks .to vent his anger. Occupants of seven automobiles reported they were cut by fly- Ing glass when rocks were thrown through windshields. After ho purportedly threw the largo rock that killed tho man ho had never 'soon, Frank L. Uadford told police Goss hurled a rock through tho windshield of his car. Mrs. Radford was struck In the head and Injured. Motorcycle policemen who raced to the seeno claimed they were greeted with a rock barrage. They "rushed" their assailant and overpowered him. (Unitrd Preia Lr.aied^Wirc) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13,—Five- year-old Raymond Wlllnson, Jr., ate chicken and Ice cream today, happy' In the thought he could turn up his nose at spinach from now on. A diet of spinach and cotton was prescribed after Raymond swallowed a tmnll, opened pocket knife last Monday. The cotton wrapped around the blade and kept it from cutting as the knife passed through the boy's digestive system. Yesterday the ordeal came to an end. The cotton saved the boy from a major operation, physicians said. Fear Wholesale Loss of Life in China Flood Outbreaks Between Nazi and Reds Occur in Eight Communities IS CALLED BY DEATH (Associated Prctt Leased Wire) LABOR LEADER DIES GILROY, Feb. 13. (U. P.)— George McTague, 47, Sari Francisco, vice- president of the International Iron Workers' Union, was dead hero today, Feb. 13.— Field Marshal Sir William Tlobertson, one of the most Important military loaders among allied commanders during tho World War, Is dead. ,The chief of staff of the British army during throo years' of that, world conflict passed I away suddenly yesterday ut the 'age I of 75. I Sir William had tho unique dlsttnc- i tlnn of being the only man In British history to rise from the ranks to receive a field marshal's baton. He received many decorations for service In Indian campaigns and the Boer War. ;is well as In tho World War. Among these was an American modal. In recognition of Ills war service he received a baronetcy and a grant of 10,000 pounds In 1P19. Preti Treated- Wire) BUULIN, Feb. 13. — Sanguinary clashes between Chancellor Hitler's National Socialists and their political opponents showed no signs of abatement today with at least 11 persons slain and 23 Injured In week-end battles. SlaylngK occurred In eight different towns and cities In various sections of tho Reich. Nazis, who claimed they, were fired upon from Communist headquarters In Elslcben raided tho building and at least three were killed find IB hurt In hand-to-hand fighting. Communists were reported to havo hidden their dead and Injured. Two were killed In Bochuni and one each In Strassfurt, Dessau, Broslau, Dortmund, Stuttgart and Bensholm. 1'ollco shot at two ^ women who left their windows opcnNvhen Nazi storm troops wore passing. Since Hitler came Into power two weeks ago, citizens In many places havo been ordered to keep windows and doors (.•lo.scil while Nazi troops passed In order to protect the latter from ambush attacks. Rev. Wm. J. Farrell, Noted Priest, Dead (United Prtat Lcatcd Wire) •QI3IPING, Fel). 13.—Disastrous floods were reported today to be threatening two provinces of China, ono of which was still crushed by the effects of an earthquake which according to some estimates took 70,000 lives, Wholesale destruction of life by flood was feared In the distant Inland province of Kansu, where tho earthquake occurred last December. Shantung province, on the Yellow Sea, also was threatened, loo floes from high mountain gorges sending the Yellow river level rapidly upward. Dykes already were reported crumbling In Shantung and coolies were working desperately to rebuild them before tho water rose too high. 280 Killed Tho first official, but wholly Incomplete, report from tho Kansir province earthquake to the headquarters of the China International Famine Relief, brought by foreigners traveling by camel, said 800 houses had been destroyed • In mountain villages and towns. Tho first list of casualties was 280 dead and 300 Injured, many seriously but this did not begin to show the full extent of the quake. The earthquake was reported to havo rocked the entire Kahsu plateau for'a radius of 100 miles, Italian's population Is estimated at 0,000,000. Foreigners who brought first news of the disaster said tho earthquake destroyed scores of towns and villages. While tho famine relief endeavored to get more extensive reports from .Kansu, which Is bordered by the "mountains of Tibet and of Inner Mongolia, officials of Shantung province mobilized coolies to reinforce the weakening dykes. Largo areas were already Inundated near Ynngkow and Huang Hua-Su. Difficult of Access Shantung province borders on Pe- chlll province, In which Polplng is located, and international relief organizations would he able to act quickly In caso of disaster. But Kansu province Is in tho hinterlands of Asia, many days from eastern China by camel train. Foreigners arriving hero said ttiey encountered hundreds of destitute refugees fleeing from the quake area. Extreme midwinter cold added to their misery. A flood now would wipe out whole sections of tho population. Tokio Reply as to Mancluikuo Firm; to Quit League, Believed (Continued From Page Oiici (A /undated 1'retn Lea/mi UROTON, Mass., Feb. 13.— The Rov. William .7. Farrell, 56, pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart, holder of tho distinguished service cross and national chaplain of tho Army and Navy Legion of Honor, died today. Hitler May Marry Widow of Wagner I (United Prenit Leaned II ire) i BERLIN, Feb. 13.—Rumors of an I Impending engagement of Chancellor (Adolf Hitler and Frau Winifred Wng- ner, widow of Siegfried Wagner, son of tho composer, were revived today after Herr Hitler und Frau Wagner met Sunday at the Wagner anniversary festival. A. S. & R. Leaves Business Combine NEW YQRK, Feb. 13. — American Smelting and Refining Company, ono of the largest nonferrous metal producing units In tho United Status, has announced withdrawal from Copper Exporters, Incorporated. . Copper Exporters is an organization of copper producers through which most foreign sales of copper are conducted. OPICT leaves of TURKISH tobacco arc slruiig to dry and cure in the sun. at's something about cigarettes I never knew bei< ore wudr Jasfa JD etfcr / I'd never thought much about what's inside a Chesterfield cigarette. But I have just been reading aouyHhiug thai uiudc me think about it. Just think of this, some of the tobacco in Chesterfield — the Turkish—comes from 4000 miles away! And before it is shipped every single leaf is packed by hand. All because Turkish tobacco is so small and delicate. Of course I don't know much about making cigarettes, but I do know this—that Chesterfields are milder und have a very pleasing arouia and tuste. They satisfy—und that's what counts with me! hind every key position In Manchukuo stands n Japanese adviser; their number exceeds 600.) ' "Let the League and the powers go their way and we will BO ours without misgivings for tho future," the vice-minister declared, echoing the view of a Japanese official spokesman that the League was likely to faro worse than Japan In event of tho lat- tcr's withdrawal. Despite the fact that the League Is now posing the question to Japan of whether it would promise not to Invade the Chinese administrated province of Jehol, preparations for the conquest of that, province by Man- ahukuo were carried forward in Manchuria, Not to Annex Jehol General Muto, Japan's military and diplomatic chief In Manchuria, said: "Japan hns not the remotest Intention of annexing Jehol for her own purposes. AVe are going to Jehol merely to drive out Chinese bandits." It was claimed at the Japanese foreign office today that Chinese art treasures from Pclplng were transported to southern cities as security for an American loan of about $60,000,000 Mexican (about $12,000,000 In United States currency^. A foreign office spokesman described It as the latest sensation concerning "American aid to China." The treasures were formerly a portion of tho -vast -wealth of the old Pelplng Imperial court. Treasure Transported "We wero Informed the cases shipped to Shanghai contain many forgorles, original treasures having been stolen," said the Japanese spokesman. "Americans are frequently victimized when buying art treasures In ! Europe and the Chinese are much cleverer than the Europeans In such Idaho Schoolboy Admits Forging $230,000 Bonds (United Prest Lcaicd Wire) • OMAHA, Neb., Fab. 13.— Ray Winger, 19, Boise, Idaho, school. boy who has confessed stealing $230,000 in state of Idaho bonds will return to his home without extradition papers, he told police here today. Winger's greatest fear, he said, was that Governor C. Ben Ross, whose signature he forged to the bonds, might hold It against him when he appears before him to ask for a parole. The youth also dreads meeting his mother, Mrs. Iva Winger, who wired him Sunday that sht would stick by him and do everything possible to help him. WEALTHY DENVER IS Abductors Demand $60,000 for Release of Young Chas. Boettchcr DEATH, WEEK Truffle Accidents, Suicides, Other Forms Violence, Take Heavy Toll ! matters. 'Tho Chinese explanation of the shipment Is to save them from disorders connected with tho Impending Jehol campaign (Peiping Is about 2D miles from the Jphol border). But several American-Chinese loan parleys were In progress in Canton as well as Shanghai and Nanking." (Continued From rage One) thenllc information as to Boettchcr's movements or were Inordinately lucky. For he had returned from Kansas City by nlrplane only a few hours before. He had been visiting his mother, Mrs. MllllKon McCormlck. Mrs. Boeltcher obtained a brief glimpse of one of tho kidnapers as ho stopped Into a light, gun in hand. One Abductor Described He was an American, smooth shaven and stout. She estimated ho was about 42 years old, 5 feet 7 Inches tall, and weighed perhaps 160 pounds. He wore a. sand-colored twoed overcoat and a cap. Mrs, Boettcher did not see his confederate, but plainly noted that their car was without license plates. (United /'rein Leaned Wire) Traffic acoldentH, suicides nnrl other forms of violence claimed the HVOM of at least nineteen persons In California during the week-end, a United Press survey revealed today. x The most unusual death occurred near Oakland when Joseph Pino, 20, was killed by a rock hurled through his windshield, allegedly by Gone » Closs, 27. OOSH was arrested on a charge of murder, and police said ho had thrown rocks Into a dozon earn after he had had a serious argument with his wlfo. An unidentified woman, her vision blocked by her umbrella, stepped In front of a car driven by Herbert Thompson. In San Francisco, and wan killed. The accident occurred at Market and Dolores streets. .1. It. Flutliman, Sr., 07, Southern Pacific brldgu tender, shot himself In . Oakland. Ho was despondent over his Job. Fred J. Smith, Sacramento gardener, committed suicide by shooting, himself. Believed a victim of poison liquor a * man known only as "Oklahoma Slim" was found dead on a Sacramento street: 14 Victims in L. A. Area Fourteen persons died by violence or accident In southern California over the week-end. The body of Jean Smith, 18-year- old University of Southern California coed, was discovered In a canyon, her right hand distchlni? n revolver, H week after she disappeared from her West Hollywood homo. Police said she shot herself through the head. Dorothy Georgia Hurvey, 17, Los Angeles, died from poison sho took a week ago, police wild, because of shame over an attack allegedly perpetrated by a friend of the family. Ill, Kills Self O. E. Doblough, 52, Insurance and . i rental broker, of Los Angeles, was Tho police radio crackled Instruc- i found dead, n bullet wound In the tlonu to patrol cars within 10 minutes after the abduction, but all trace of tho sedan and Its occupants vanished. Special Officer TCd Stephens, night watchman of the Boettcher home, and five others in the fashionable Seventh head. Police said the act wits motivated by despondency over 111 health. Mrs. Catherine Eddy, 43, Belvedere. . ended her life with poison because of 111 health, police reported. While an older brother stood by neighborhood, was on his beat j powerless to aid, Arthur Murray, 9, of a block away at the timo of the kid- Alhnmbra, lost his footing and naplng. He did not sec tho kidnapers Plunged 100 feet to his death In San arrive or depart. Dimas canyon. ,,,_.,„ .-_.,,.. Parachute Jump Fatal Panic Ensues i A daredov n parachute Jumper was Near-panic engulfed the district. : killed In a 10,000-foot delayed Jump Highest ranking officials arrived and : when he failed to open his 'chute until departed throughout the night. Squad cars carrying detectives with shotguns whizzed away at intervals on (United Press Leased Wire) SPRINGFIELD, 111., Feb. 13. — The j abiding .spirit of Abraham Lincoln I lived again today in the old haunts of i his boyhood us a distressed nation paused to revere the ono hundred und twenty-fourth anniversary' of his birth. Statesmen, Jurists, the clergy and commoners joined hero-In paying tribute to the Civil War president. ' Two governors, a celebrated judge, an Italian prince and an Episcopal minister assembled at the great I emancipator's tomb In profound re- i spect. Pilgrims from surrounding i states came to Oak Rldgo cemetery land to visit other historic spots here 'closely associated with Lincoln's youth j and the days when ho was a strug- r gling attorney. In Sangamon Circuit courtroom, a j small group of tho Abraham Lincoln (Association met today to hear Dr. i James Fort Newton of St. James ! Church, Philadelphia, extol the Civil ! War president as a "high priest of ' humanity." Last night, Governor [ Clyde L. Herring of Iowa, Governor ' Henry Homer of Illinois, Federal ; Judge James Wilkerson of Chicago and Prince Jjpada Potenzlana, meni- I ber of the Italian .Senate, were principal figures at a Lincoln memorial i meeting. within' 73 feet of the ground. Thf jumper was Harold Bradon, 24, of Whlttler. mysterious errands, but returned itrs. Molly Johnson, 60, of LOB An- without result. > geles, was Injured fatally when struck Most of the errands were for the by nn automobile. purpose of stopping and questioning j Howard Miller, 23-year-old student motorists. Every suspicious car was nt i^jyoUi University, was killed when stopped. All roads were guarded. Picked detectives Invaded the haunts of known criminals. Stool pigeons hurled from nn automobile which figured In a collision. Paul Simmons, 25. Garden Grove, who might havo heard plans for the d| ed from injuries suffered In an auto- daring crime in tho underworld were I mo blle arpldent ordered Into custody. i Mrs Cornelia S. Crosby, 51, suo- « .., .T ?°T Dl , 8 f arde < 1 J numbed to Injuries received in a traf- A theory that the kidnaping ma >'fio accident have been a cruel practical Joke was investigated and discarded. A theory ..... . . I tl I1C1I iiij tmat'i LVIJIJ it*in;u L*-' ninti^ that there may have been some con- j boulovnrd sto p, Ralph F. Welch, R8. nAnrinn «Mtn t Vi/» ir \t\mt r\\ nrr »«t*l n 1 ""*«« — •».. r r • Killed in Collision When ho assortedly failed to make Tired .. Nervous Wife Wins Back nectlon with the kidnaping and a prowler at the home of Mrs. A. B. Humphreys, Sr., aunt of Boettcher and wife of the oil millionaire, also was discarded. This prowler, Paul G. Taylor, trusted telephone company employe, convinced authorities he was prowling solely because ho had been drinking. He was released. Theories included speculation that ono of the thousands of Boettcher em- ployes, past and present, . held n grudgo and conceived tho crime for revenge. It would take weeks or months to check all tho employes, for the Hoettchers Introduced sugar boot production In Colorado and the kid- naped man's grandfather was one of ihn founders of the vast Great West| ern Sugar Company. Also ho In chalr- Iman of tho board of the Denver Tramway Company, tho Ideal Cement Corn- Los Angelas, was killed In u collision with another machine. Mrs. Georgia McGniw, Pomona, was killed when struck near her home by an automobile, the sheriff's office reported. Sophie Johnson. S2, of the Hollen- bcck Jlome for the Aged, huccumbod to injuries received when struck by an automobile two weeks ago. IT. Moreno, 00, section hand, died from Injuries received when struck by u hit-run driver In Wilmington. General Pershing Is Improving Steadily i Ansnriatcd I'rtim Tieatctl Wire) MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 13.—General other concerns. ! $5000 Reward Offtred | Claudo K. Uocttcher, tho father, of! fered the first reward, $5000, for his | son's safe return. | Police leaves were canceled and , | every available man assigned to the JJER raw nerves c . xse . Airplanes were expected to be She banished that ' Passed Into tho search during the "dead tired" feel-! day. Uoettcher was a flying enthu- mj.Won new youth- • siast and his aviator friends were fill color—restful nlghU.jicUvc^days—alJJx:- ! unions the first to offer their aid. are, many spots Inaccessible ex- air In tho mountains neur Denver and the flyers can render valuable service. Police "headquarters" were trans-' ferred from central station first to the home of the kidnaped man, and then to the home of his father. Plans to keep open every possible means of communication for the kidnapers ware discussed at a protracted conference. Fl-lend of Lindbergh Roeltchcr, an aviation enthusiast, was host to Colonel Lindbergh on his last visit to Denver. We is u grandson of'C'harlefi Uoettcher, who founded the sugar and cement Industries in Colorado and who built the first stockyards In Denver. I cause she rid her system of bowel-clpming j There av ; wastes that were sapping her vitality. Nil Tab- .. " , eb ". ! lets (Nmturc's Remedy)—the mild, sate, all- ^p 01 u > vegetable laxative—worked the transformation. r >» nv< "- " Try it (or constipation, biliousness, headaches, diwy spells, colds. See now refreshed you feel. At all drygf Ista'— 25cents. parently expected to continue his motor trip to Arizona in tho next two days. Although able to be up, he remained In his hotel room. Dr. W. 13. Ryan, his physician, reiterated his statement that Pcrslilng was in no danger. KILL COLDS IN A DAY 1 This 4-way remedy keeps millions well. Take two HILL'SCASCARA QUININE Ubleta right away—follow directions. JHILtsAcQLDS . 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