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Tuesday, February 14, 1933
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LAST EDITION COMPLETE ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE THE GREAT NEWSPAPER OF THE SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY LAST EDITION FULL AND EXCLUSIVE UNITED PRESS REPORT 'VOL. XLII 12 PAGES BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1933 TWO SECTIONS No. 170 RANSOM FAILS TO FREE MILLIONAIRE rou BANDITS ATTACK SANTA FE RAILWAY TRAIN MM BANK 120 National, 420 Stale Concerns Affected by Governor's Order COMMENT BY WILL ROGERS BEVERLY HILLS, F«b. 14. (To the Editor of The Bakersfleld Call, fornlan:) Holland had a mutiny on one of her battleships, now the I* about to havs one on their other one. Our navy Is out it sea In the Pacific trying to solve what they call Problem 14. They better see If they are going to be able to solve Problem 13 first. Problem 13 Is to get the government to give 'em enough money to have a navy. If Problem 13 ain't solvtd, they better just go to Japan and say, we will give you California, but you got to take their chamber of commerce and Hollywood. They would start Japan to thinking. Yours, WILL ROGERS. $1,555,385,768 IS "FROZEN" BY MOVE Crisis in Affairs of One Institution Cause of Unusual Step LATE BULLETIN WASHINQTON, Feb. 14. (U. P.) Officials of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation eald today they believed the Michigan bank moratorium "was an excellent expedient," and expressed the belief that the state'* financial crisis could be settled satisfactorily. By LESLIE D. HARROP ~ (United Frets Leased Wire) D ETROIT, Mich., Feb. 14.—Every bank and financial Institution In the state of Michigan was closed today under a sweeping, eight-day suspension order Issued In the early hours of the morning by Governor William A. Comstock. 'The closing order 'brought to a standstill the .financial affairs of Detroit, the nation's automobile capital, and halted similar activity In scores of farming and Industrial communities of the state, which has a population of more than five million. Action Explained Immediate necessity for the unprecedented moratorium was created, Governor ComBtock declared, by a crisis in the affairs of the Union Guardian Trust Company of Oetrolt. Ho said he understood the trust company would have had to clone Its doors this morning. Last-mlnuto emergency measures were started by Michigan banking department officials to provide the necessary cash to tide the state over the holiday. Plans, under which small and necessary bank withdrawal could be made wore considered by R. E. Rolchert, state banking commissioner. A possibility that the right-day banking holiday "might be modified In a day or so after the banks get straightened out," was seen by Governor Comstock today as he prepared tfc return to tho Capitol. $1,555,385.768 "Frozen" Banking officials estimated the holiday paralyzed approximately $1,410,- 91S.629 In banks and $144,407,139 In trust companies. These amounts are virtually "frozen" for the next eight days even though plans are effected to allow small withdrawals for ncces- ettles. Approximately 420 state banks and 120 national banks were closed by the governor's proclamation. Banks will retain skeleton staffs on duty during the holiday period. Reichert, who flas been 111 with influenza at hlw homo in Ann Arbor, Mich., left today by motor for Iho Btato eapltol against Iho advlco of his physician. Citizens Bewildered Stunned by " I.I IB suddenness of the governor's proclamation, citizens Pleads- for Co-operation of People of World in War on Depression URGES RESTORATION OF GOLD STANDARD Juanifa Le Larm's Story Is Helpful to Wanderwell , Case Defendant Debt "Sacrifices" by U. S. Must Be Compensated by Trade, Avers BORAH SEES DARK DAYS (Associated Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Feb. 14.—The Senate was told today by Borah of Idaho that there Is a revolution' In this country," In appealing to the 1 membership to sidetrack the Blalne prohibition resolution and turn attention to emergency legislation In the few remaining days of fhe current session. Remarking that the thought of possible, revolution In this country "Is dlscolinted," he swept all eyes In the chamber to him when he added: "Mr. President, there is already a revolution in this country. There are places where the court cannot operate, where they are frustrated by sheer force. "That has spread from the old state of Pennsylvania to my own state of Idaho. We know what has happened In Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa." N 1 (Associated Press Leased LONG BEACH, Fob de L>arm, J 3-year-old Arapahoo testified • today that William J. girl, Guy, adventurer,- was showing her a picture of his wife, In a Glendale home, jat the time when Captain Walter Wanderwell was shot and killed on a yacht at Long Beach, and for whoso murder Guy Is gelng tried. The lisping girl Is the daughter of an Indian aviator, Eddie de Larm, at whoso home Guy was living at the time. tho remember, we Chesterfield," were the sitting on little girl lisped. "He told me It was a picture of his wife, but I didn't believe him, • because underneath it said 'Solvelg, the young Amazon,' and wo always called her Vera." Juanlta testified on this night, the date of the murder on tho yacht Carma more than 20 miles away, that Guy had. retired before she went to bed that evening, because she remained up to listen to a radio program. (Continued on Page.nieven) THE WEATHER San Francisco buy region: Fair t>ut with some tonight and becoming cloudy and unsettled Wednesday; frosts tonight; gentle changeable winds. Northern California: Fair but becoming cloudy north portion fol- Itiwed by rain extreme north portion late tonight or Wednesday; frosts tonight; gentle to moderato changeable winds offshore. Sierra Nevada: Fair and continued cold tonight and Wednesday with snow Wednesday over northern ranges; moderate to fresh west and northwest winds. Sacramento valley: Cloudy tonight and Wednesday; becoming unsettled north portion Wednesday, local frosts or freezing temperatures tonight; gentle changeable winds. Santa Clara and San Jtmijuin (Valleys. Fair tonight and Wednesday but with some cloudiness; frosts or .freezing temperatures tonight; gentle changeable wlnclc. Southern California: Fair tonight and \Vednrsdiiy: fronts tonight; moderate north and northeast winds offshore. State Can Find No Evidence to Prove That Woman Was Attacked By DAN CAMPBELL (United Press Leased Wire) HONOLULU, Feb. 14.— Hawaii of- 'Iclally wrote '*flnls" to the Massle assault case today, closing the most sensational criminal case in the history of America's Insular "melting pot." Little excitement was preclpl- ated when Circuit Judge Charles S. Davis, acting upon motion by Prosecutor John W. Kelly, Into yesterday dismissed indictments charging four brown-skinned natives with criminally assaulting Mrs. Thalls Fortoscuc Massio', Socially prominent wife of a young naval lieutenant. No Evidence of Attack Prosecutor Kelly informed the court that the Ktato had no evidence Mrs. Massio had been attacked. Her manner .of Identifying Horace Ida. Ben Ahakuelo. Henry Change, David Takal and Joseph Kahahawal would not stnnd up In court, ho Bald. A jury at tho first trial of the defendants dlftugreod. Man Kidnaped. Slain K'ahahuwul was kidnaped and shot to death January 8. 10H2, a fow days after the first trlol. Lieutenant Thomas H. Massio, husband of Mrs. Massio; Mrs. Granvlllo R, Fortescue, her mother, and two naval enlisted men, wen* convicted of manslaughter for his death. They were freed after serving ono hour. Kelley'i sensational statement that the state could not prove In court that Mrs. Massie had been attacked, was based on an exhaustive Investigation made by his office, the territorial attorney- general and the Plrikerton detective agency, he said. An examination of Mrs. Massie made shortly after the alleged attack disclosed no evidence of tho crime she charged, Kelley declared. (Assorlated Press Leased Wire) > EW YORK, Fob. H.—The valedictory of President Hoover's administration—a plea for co-operation by the peoples of the world to restore prosperity—lay before the nations today. • Speaking to 1500 party leaders and adherents at the Lincoln day dinner of the National j Republican Club, he called for "bold and courageous action" on u united world front. He urged general restoration of the gold standard as a step to rescue civilization from a threat of "generations" • of depressed standards. "I say with emphasis," he declared, "that I am not proposing this as a favor to the United States. It is the need of tho whole world. The United States in so situated that It can protect Itself belter than almost any country on earth." Stabilize Currencies A new proposal to help stabilize the currencies of the world came from the President In a speech frequently Interrupted by applause. He suggested that somo part of the debt; payments due the United States from foreign nations might be set aside temporarily to stabilize tlio currencies of tlio world. He said: "If some sort of international financial action Is necessary to enable central banks to co-operato for the purpose of stabilizing currencies, nations should have no Uesitutlon In joining such an operation under proper safeguards. If some part of the debt payments to us oould be set aside from temporary use for this purpose, we should not hesitate to do so. At tho same time the world should endeavor to find a place for silver, at least In enlarged subsidiary coinage." M'arning that tho return of the gold standard Is Imperative, he said: "If tho major nations will enter the road leading to tho early re-estab- llBhment of the gold standard, then and then only can the abnormal bar- Irlers to trade, the quotas, the prefer| ences, the discriminatory agreements and tariffs which exceed the differences In costs of production between PAL EWE Attempt of Quartet to Loot Express Car Thwarted Warnings Sent China Ignored; Tokio Defies League on Manchukuo (United Press Leafed Wire) Another war with China, with- the Japanese threatening to sweep southward, clearing the province of Jehol and perhaps even storm- Ing the major cities of Tientsin and Pelplng, appeared Imminent today. The. Japanese prepared three ultimatums, warning the Chinese to withdraw entirely from Jehol. The Chinese declared they would refuse and would fight to the end. Japan, meanwhile, defied the League of Nation* by Informing Geneva that they would not give Manchuria back to the Chinese as requested. Toklo waa firm In Its attitude, and the government appeared to have the solid backing of the people. ' SPECIAL AGENT'S Ominous Silence Alarms Mrs. Boettcher, Other Relatives FOUR PLANS FOR PROSPERIIY Balance Budget; Repeal "Dry Law; Coalition Cabinet; Settle Debts—Block FIRE IS DEADLY | Will Pay $5000 for Capture of Julian, Oil Man <*> Organized Gang Working Between San Diego, .L. A., Broken (Continued on Page Two) • JURIST IOUDERBACK TO RECEIVE CENSURE (AKHorlated Press Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Feb. H,— A report to the Mouse, censuring Federal Jfidgo Harold Ixniderback of California "for a high degree of Indifference to the Interests of litigants In receiverships" was agreed upon today by the judiciary committee. Tho committoo previously had voted 10 to 6 In favor of censuring tho Judge and by the samo ballot had ro- Jectud u motion for Impeachment. It has been investigating Lomlcrback's official conduct. While th« committee majority approved the report of censure, Representative La Guordlu, Republican, New York, Is preparing a minority report demanding Impeachment. The committee has agreed to permit u House vote on La Guardla's impeachment motion. (United Press Leased Wire) CANTA ANA, Feb. 14.—A spectac- ^ ular gun fight on a speeding Santa Fe train early today brought death to one of a baud of four bandltH who were attempting to loot an express car of cigarettes. His three companions escaped. For some time, according to re- POrtS l th ° "" 1 "* ottlc aD ° r ' (United Press Leaned Wire) , , , . . . , ,, ,, WASHINGTON. Fob. J4.-The road \B&nizc(\ gang had been raiding the to economic recovery requires Imme- ?'*'"• tr ' 1 '" '«"» *** Augoles to San dlate balancing of tho budget, settle- ! DI «S°' and stealing shipments of clg- ment of foreign debts, repeal of thoi. areUos Eighteenth amendment and admlnis-i «• -A. Thomas, the shipper, last tratlon of government by a coalition I »<el't Placed a special agent aboard cabinet, Paul Block, publisher, of New Mho train. At Irvine, 12 miles south York, today told a Senate committee holdlng*a "best minds" clinic. Block also urged In appearing bo- fore tho Senate finance committee that the gold standard bo retained, a large scale public works program Inaugurated and farmers aided by limiting wheat and cotton production and lix- Ing minimum prices for farm commodities. Tariff schedules should be adjucled. he suld, with duties raised against countries using depreciated currencies gold of here, he saw an automobile speed alongside the train on the paralleling highway. Four man entered the express car. The agent, whose name was not learned In first reports, opened fire, killing one man. The others leaped out Into the darkness and escaped In the automobile which followed. It was believed the men climbed aboard tho train at Santu Ana, and forced entrance to the express car as sped through tho darkness. (.\«ani:lnleil Press Leased inre) OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 14.—A $5000 reward for the capture of C. C. Julian, fugitive oil promoter who forfeited his $25,000 appearance bond last week, was posted today by United States District Attorney Herbert K. Hyde. Julian, accused in a $3,500,000 mall fraud case, failed to appear when the case against him and 52 other defendants was called February 6. WILLING TO PAY T OKIO. Feb. H.-Janan will o'rdor ', $60,000 OR MORE ooc her Mancnurtnn nrmy soon, ue.Hpite ,^ ™ • r> i* 11 1* world opinion, it appeared certain to- DCllVCr CJllCl Ol rOllCC By NILES W. VAUGHN ! (Co»yrl«ht, IMS, by United Preii) IO, Feb. 14.— Japan will o'rdor tcupatlon of Jehol province by ROLPH AND TONER day, in the face of n prospect of unified C'hlncso resistance. Possibility that the green-clad Infantrymen of the Imperial Japanese army would push on beyond the tJrent Wall, to occupy the cities of Tientsin anil Pelplng could not bo ignored. Developments at Pelplng and Nan- <lng, and the statement of acting Chinese Premier T. V. Soong that any attack on Jehol would encounter tho United resistance of all China, Indicated the likelihood of major military operations. . The Japanese press ami public was most concerned over developments Bt Geneva, for Japan Is sincerely nnxlou.M for the Lenguo of Nations to approve her activities In Manchuria. No Deviation .Japanese diplomatic leaders, however, declared bluntly that the League and the United Slates.were mistaken Confident of Solution Within 48 Hours Witnesses Before Senatorial j°robe .Voices Grave Accusations i United Press Leased Wire) LOS ANQICLRS, Fob. 14.—C. L,. Tlbbul.i, civil engineer |and Investigator for it state SonnTc committee conducting hearings on assorted Ir- reBiilarltio.f In state government, today charged that Governor and lowered to nations on the standard. Balance Budget _ ^ _ *,...., "First In Importance is the b «l-| men "hitcl been tossing the' boVed'olg-'I u » ll J~00-a-nionlh job at tho Delhi anclng of our budget" lie said. aroltes out of tin? car and the nccom- I<""d Settlement which could have. Sheriff's officers said apparently the Holph, Jr., put his son's father-in-law "To accomplish this. I favor Immediate drastic reduction In the cost of government and a small manufacturer's sales tax -which mny be eliminated once repeal of the Eighteenth amendment Is adopted. "We could cut our costs of government very materially if C'ongress and the President would, among other things, provide for a reduction In bonus payments now being made to veterans of the World War. Our country cannot afford bonuses and pensions to those who either never went overseas or were not Injured In actual service. Retain Gold Standard "Next in Importance Is for the government to remain on a gold bahjs. The Incoming administration, ho said, "should make clear to the entire world" that this country's cur- j rcncy will "not -he debased." i "If our, people were to lose confidence In* tho American dollar," he said, "the withdrawal of Invested money and the hoarding of gold would he so great It would bring chaos to our financial system." panylng autombile picked up tin.' loot, the gang leaving tlio train tin it slowed dotyn near San Juan Capls- trano. i * The dead man was taken to the county morgue hero. Bandit Identified Tho dead bandit was Identified lato today as Clinton C. Coughlnn, 40, former railroad conductor, of Los Angeles, through photographs and fingerprints in the possession of Fred Phillips, chief special agent of the Santa Fe. U FOUND GUILTY IN l-STOCKTRIAl been handled by persons already on the settlement pay roll. Tibhals', from Sacramento, was tho first witness In tho hearing which opened here today and which wits expected to continue for nearly two weeks. Frank T. Skinner, vice-president of tho Citizens National Company of Los Angcle.s, owner of the Ventura county property known as the Lewis ranch, which was sold to the state of California for J415.000 told the committee that tho sale was at a stalemate and not completed until tho company accepted the services of a real estate broker recommended by Doctor J. M. Toner, director of the stale department of Institutions, mlttee. (I'nited Prni Leased Wire) 1IELKNA, Mont., Feb. 14.—A verdict of guilty as charged was returned against all defendants, .In the. tlultlwln Radio Corporation case, ' hero' today. ! Tho Jury reported after.a .night of | deliberation. The hevonteoii defendants wore charged with, using (lit mails to defraud and conpulriicy In sale of llultl- wln radio slock. KlKhtpiin wt-rc Indicted but charges tiKiiinst Fred 11. STUDENT FLYER KILJ.ED MARATHON, Texas, Feb. 14. (A. P.) Paul Valr, student nt the Kelly Fly- Ing Field, near Sun Antonio, was killed Instantly today when his plane crushed a half mile east of Marathon. (L'nitea Press Leased Wirrl KRI3SNO, Fob. 14.-- Demanding curtailment of 'government costs anil relief from "the benvy end of the tux burden," delt'tates to tlio California Stato Association of liullcliiig Owners and Managers convention woro en route to their homes today. Speakers at the convention, which ended last night, declared real ostutu pays 83 por cent of IIIXPS although It represents but M p»>r cent of 'tho Income. Thfiy decried "tho practice of buying public Improvements on tho Installment plan." Tlioy also urged restriction of adult education fn California, declaring that more persons over 21 years of age aro attending school than persons below that age. KRESS STORE ROBBED LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14. (U. P.)— Sauntering down two flights of stairs through throngs of shoppers, a lone, shabbily clad bandit today escaped with u J3000 pay roll of the Kress store at 621 Kouth Broadway, after holalni; ARIZONA 21 YEARS OLD PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 14. (U. P.)— Arizona, the youngest state In the union, came of age today, celebrating the twenty-first anniversary of Its statehood. LEGALIZE PRESCRIPTIONS WASHINGTON, Feb. 14. (A. P.)— Tho Celler bill to legalize the prescription of liquor by physicians for medicinal use was approved today by an 11- ! LIFE TERM: SLAYS WIFE LOS ANGEUCS, Feb. 14. (U. P.)— Life Imprisonment In Bun Quentlu penitentiary today was Imposed upon GUB Cerney, 2f,-year-old confessed wife slayer, after .Superior Judge William Tell Aggeler found him guilty of first. degree murder. up thp r!innl«r arid Hlufflng thu money I to-5 vote of the House judiciary 1:0111- iii u uliopulug bug. < inillcc. LUMBER MAGNATE DIES LUDINGTON, Mich., Feb. 1». (A. P.)—Colonel Justus S. Ntoai-ns, 87, one of Michigan's few remaining lumbor barons, died here today after a lony illnesii WASHINQTON, Feb. 14. (A. P.) J. Edfjard Hoover, chief of the bureau of Investigation of the department of, Justice, late today ordered two agents to co-operate with Denver authorities in the search for Charles Boettcher II, missing broker. (United Press Leased,Wire) T-jENVER, Feb. 14.—A letter or a •*-' telephone call from the kidnapers of Charles Boettcher II was awaited today. Every Instruction tor If they belloveil tliero would be any deviation from Japan's fljted policy. Informed sources declared the League uud the United States must bo prepared to use extensive military force If they hoped to carry out any subsequent efforts to enforce tjielr viewpoints In tlio Far East, assuming tho recommendations criticising Japan's Manchuria n program. Veteran observers bore had never seen Japan more .united. Tlio entire nation has adopted a "do or die" attitude. The national fate has been cast Into the balance. , Honor Hero Dead ' The adulation and near-worship given tho memory of the "three human bombs"—throo soldiers who during the siege of Shanghai carried explosives Into barbed wire entanglements and were willingly blown to bits to open, a path—Indicated the popular frame of mind. Prospects of extensive upheavals in the next few months Increased. Japan unquestionably will reject the league's Manchurlau recommendations, although an attempt may be made to delay proceedings by suggesting revisions, amendment.-) and reservations. ILLINOIS GIRL ASLEEP JURE YEAR (L'niled Press Leased Wire) OAK PAHK, III., Fob. 14.—A year ago tomorrow, pretty Patricia Mc- Gnlrc, publisher's secretary, sank Into a coma from which she bus never roused. It Mill be a sad anniversary ---.. .. ... .. the throe hundred nttri Kl.vty-flfth Wooley of Salt LaUo City were ells- nlnc<> "Patricia It-ft our world for ono missed. , of her own," said Mrs. .Sadie Mlloy, I Thn budget will bo adapted by the Nathaniel Baldwin, president, of thn I her mother. ' I'tniso of 1'eorn later. company, I,oren*o Htohl, Charle.s II. 1 Slnco that time one. whiter receded | Adoption of tho budget, with Its un- u(i(1 „,,,,,,,„.,.(,,„« in , hl > j,i,, Z | n Harnott, B. II. Nathan, ami Frank , ami gavo way to spring. Troe.t came | procodonted sums for armaments ami i b ,. lllkols ,, y Asv | s ,. uit F | lv ,.| li( , r ( . Keller received nontene.eB of five, years Into leaf, the leaves felt a long sum- j military affairs In Manchuria by thu ,;,.,,,,„ nlul u , k ,. n u , :l | H , sp |tai w lier at hard labor each and u blanket fine mer's sun, fell with an autumn. An- House of peers wan regarded, as a ]||( dl(1( , lat(>r One Basic Point It should be remembered that there is only ono basic point Involved: whether Manchuria Is, or Is not, a part of China. Japan has flatly declared sho Is ready to use every resource of the empire to uphold against tho whole world the Japanese thesis of an "Independent Manchuria." Japan saw in the present situation a parallel to the "impractical Idealistic efforts of Woodrow Wilson at Versailles, which resulted merely In Increased European chaos," a spokesman said, lie added thai refusal by tho league and tho United States to "see realities" In the orient might lead to chaos which would permit Soviet Inroads Into Asia. $400,000,000. Budget Tlio Ixiwi.-r House of Parliament to- hud been carried out by the fruntiu family of the young Denver millionaire. They wore willing to pay the full }60,000 ransom, or anything for safe return of young Boctlchcr. They Inserted the prescribed advertisement in the newspapers to indicate willingness to deal with the kidnapers. There was nothing left for them to do but wait. Tension Increases As tho hours wore on. with nothtus hut an ominous silence, the tension In tho Boottcher mansion wan near the breaking point. Rvnn tho Iron-wlllod Claude Boettcher, whpse poker face and cold nerve 1mve been subjects of a hundred stories ilurlng his rlso to tho peak of financial power In Denver, showed the strain, lie was nervous—snapped t|uli:k harsh commands to those around him, and the rasping Janglo of tho telephone caused him to leap to tho Instrument. At Iho beautiful home of tho missing man, Mrs. Charles Boettcher, his wife, was near collapse. Police Chief Confident Chief of Police Albert T. Clark, who solved tho only other kidnaping for ransom in Denver history only a year ago, was confident he was on tho track of tho two men who took Boettcher prisoner lato Sunday night, and have held him since. Clark even predicted the release of tho young millionaire, within 48 hours, unharmed, and without u cent of ransom. But even the high grilled wall around the Boettcher home failed to keep out day tlio budget fur 193'.!, which calls for expenditures exceeding two billion yen fJ400.IIOO.onni and in Iho largest In tho hostory of .Inpan. of $10,000. Joseph Oreon and Harry 'jreon of Great Falls, Mont., wero sontenceil to 20 months In prison mid fined 12000. Henry H. Faulkner. Ouorgu W. neldmun, Elnar Brown, Floyil Dlxon. John E. Martin, W. II. Haueter, A. A. Madison, Harvey Penney and N. M. Hanson wero sentenced to two years at hard labor and fined $1000 ouch. (Continued on Page Two) • » • Modestan Burns to . Death in His Cabin (United I'rem Leaned H'irr) MODESTO, Feb. 14.—Trapped In his flaming camp wagon, Samuel W. Bowman, 7"-year-old i-otirvd teamster for the Mode.sto Irrigation district, i was burned to death here Into lost j night. The fire wan believed to have .started In Bowman's betiding from u cigarette he was smoking. He was found uiiponsi'lous in the blazing •y ore other winter IN alnioM gone. On February m:i2, Mrs. Miles- Princess Obolensky, Troubetzkoy to Wed f.isiioeiated Prea Leaned \firr. I NEW VOKK. Feb. 14 — Princess Luba Oblensky and Prlnc« Serge Gregory Trotibetzkoy will be married next Sunday in the Russian Church. of Christ the Saviour, Their engagement was announced yesterday. The brldc'to-be is the daughter of Prlnco and Princess Alexis Obolonsky called tho family physician on the telephone and said "I'lejuve come over and si-o Put, doctor. Sho'n been drowsy for several days arid now she's gono to sleep and we can't wake lior up." Neither tho mother's pleading words nor tho _ best knowledge of science, nor suggestions that have poured In from sympathetic folk all over the lunn, have been able to awaken the 27-yoar-old, tall, athletic girl In the year Just elapsed. SHAW CREATES FUROR HONOKUNU. Feb. 14. (U. P.)— George Bernard Shaw's advice to university students here that they steep themselves In Communism created a furor of criticism today among both English and native residents. FRASER SUCCEEDS McGARRAH BASKI., .Swltnorlant], Feb. H. (A. P.) of Now York. Her flanoo Is the son | j,,, on j.'niKcr, American vice-president of the Into l*rlnc.o Gregory Trouuolr.. koy of Moscow and tho Princess Mary Troubetzkoy, who is now living In Puria. (if tho Hank of International Settlc- meiilH, today accepted Ihe presidency of tho hank, succeeding Gates \V. Mc- routine matter. Tile total appropriation for financing Japan's operations in Manchuria, wheru she has sponsored the socalled Independent stato of Manchoukuo, was set at 1815,330,000 yen (f37,26li,000). Already confronted with a financial crisis, which haw forced the nation off the gold standard and brought it sharp decline in the exchange value of the yen, the new budget shows a deficit of 8»5,000,000 yen ($179,000,000) which must be covered by a bond issue. QAS BLAST KILLS THREE SHAMROCK, Texas, Feb. 1-1. (A. P.) — Three men were dead today as the result of an explosion of gas in n. line near Heald, 18 miles west of Shamrock, Sunday. B. Frank Corum. 28. died Sunday night, and Paul Ladd and A. L. Tillory succumbed to their burns last night. FARMERS STORM COURTHOUSE KANKAKI21C, 111.. Feb. 14. 11'. !'.> — Five hundred farmers stormed tho Kunluikoe, county courthouse toility, I prevented a mortgage foreclosure I against, an aged cuuidc :ind dictated! the terms uf an agreement. 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