The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on February 14, 1933 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 2

Publication:
Location:
Bakersfield, California
Issue Date:
Tuesday, February 14, 1933
Page:
Page 2
Start Free Trial
Cancel

THE BAKERSF1ELD CALlFOftNIAN, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1933 LOCAL AND TELEGRAPH Pleads for Co-operation and Gold Standard; No Hint , ns to Own Future (Continued From Page One) nations be removed, uniform trado privileges among all nations be re-es- labllshcd and the threat Of economic war averted. Debts On International debts he sold: "If wo are asked for sacrifices because of Incapacity to pay, wo should have tangible compensations In restoration of our proportions of their (foreign nations') agricultural and other Imports." Fork of Three RoHds Tho President said tho nation was at the "fork of three roads." Tho first, which ho Indicated ho preferred, Is the highway of international cooperation, removing tho obstructions (o world consumption und higher prices. The second, which he Indicated may be necessary .if tho first road Is closed, is to rely "on our high degree of national self-contentment, to Increase our tariffs, to create quotas and discriminations and to engage in definite methods" of curtailment of production. Ho said "the third road Is that wo inflate our currency, consequently abandon the gold standard, .and with our depreciated currency attempt, to enter a world economic waV, with tho certainty that It leads to complete destruction, both at home and abroad." No Light on Future ' President Hoover's farewell speech threw no new light on his plans for his own future. As the President and his party sped away on their Washington-bound special early today, tho metropolis was no wiser as to whether he plans to seek tho presidency again in 1930. In his speech' ho said simply: "The Republican party will support the new administration in every measure which will promote public welfare. U must and will be vigilant In opposing thOKO which arc harmful." |TwoGem-$tore | Bandits Hunted j in Fresno Area .j (United Preet Leaied Wire) FRESNO, Feb. 14.—Two bandits who triad unsuccessfully to force a store manager to open two 1 store safes for them, and robbed him of jewelry and cash, were sought In Fresno today. The pair accosted Lynn W. Baker, manager of a locally-owned chain store, as he left his store last night. At the point of guns, they sought to force him to open the safe there, and later to open the safe at another of the company's stores, he told police. YOUNGER INSULL TO \Vill Quit as Executive and Become Employe in One of Companies (Automated Press Leased Wire! CHICAGO, Feb. 14.—Samuel Insull, Jr., son of the fallen utilities czar, today prepared to slop out as an executive and became an employe In one of the companies his father formerly controlled. Announcement of his resignation as director, member of thn executive committee and vice-chairman of the Peoples' Gas, Light and Coko Company, effective tomorrow, was revealed In the concern's annual report. Tho report said ho would become assistant to tho chnlrman, James Simpson. The Herald and Examiner today said that Insult's action was the forerunner of his resignation from similar positions In other companies later in the month. Net earnings of $4,]G2,G8.'J or $6.20 o share on outstanding stock was reported by tho Peoples' Ons Light und Coko Company for 1932. us compared to :i net Income of $(1,081,978 or $10.31 In 1931. COLOMBIA, PERU IN GOJPIJLE War Between Two Nations, Long Imminent, Opens in Leliciu Area {United t'rcut Leased BOGOTA, Colombia, Feb. 14.—A battle has begun between Peruvian and Colombian forces at Letlcla, tho (tovernmcnt was advised today. News of tho battle, which has been Imminent for weeks, was telegraphed by General Alfredo Vasquez, Cobo, com-j mander of the Colombian forces at tho front, which Is far up the Amazon river. It was feared a real war would result. Both sides have gathered Impressive forces of troops, gunboats, airplanes, artillery and machine guns. Airplanes were battling over tho Colombian fleet on tho river, tho dispatches said. Vascjucz Cobo sent tho following message to President Enrlquo Olaya Herrera: "Before reaching tho frontier," I sent notification to tho occupiers of Le-. tlcla. Their reply was to send airplanes which flow over tho gunboat Cordoba, dropping bombs which at first fell Into .Brazilian waters. "Airplanes are fighting." Vasquez Cobo, In a second radio message, said: "A gun duel occurred between tho Cordoba and Peruvian airplanes, which threw several bombs while wo were In Brazilian waters. Our pursuit planes arrived opportunely and forced withdrawal of tho enemy planes." 4 « » CHANGES ISLAND'S NAME AVASIHNGTOK. Feb. 14. (A. P.)— In order Unit there might he no mistake concerning a memorial to a Roosevelt who occupied tho "Whlto House In tho past and a Roosevelt who will occupy it In the near future, President Hoover today signed an act changing tho naino tof "Roosevelt Island" In the nearby Potomac river to "Throdnro Knnnevclt Island." Lawgiver Takes Whip Lashing to Prove Brutality Preis Lcated Wire) ANNAPOLIS, Md, ( Feb. 14.—A lashing across the back with a oat-o'-nlne tails was given Delegate Frank J. Hlrt In the Maryland state house as a personal Illustration of his assertion the whipping post was "S relic of the days of barbarism." Standing oo.itless and leaning against a pillar In an anteroom, Hlrt, a representative from Baltimore, was struck by a colleague, Delegate Norman S. Short of Hurlock. Hlrt's test followed an address on the House floor In defence of his bill for the abolition of the whipping post as a penalty for wife-beating In Maryland. The proposal w»s reported from com* mlttee last night and after the lashing passed to the third reading. The author of the bill said any man who beats his wife "should be punished, but I don't think the whipping post Is proper in these days." CbUJ, Rumania, Feb. H.—Surrounded by machine guns and rifles trained on them by the lOlghty-thlrd Infantry regiment, 2000 workmen, who yesterday took possession of railway repair shops here, gave up resistance today and inarched out of tho area peacefully. The regimental commander promised the five workers who were discharged as Communists would be reinstated. An attempt by 700 unemployed to capture tho shops after tho departuro of tho workers was frustrated by the troops without casualties. The workmen had remained barricaded In the shops almost 24 hours. Ten engineers and 30 clerical workers were forced to remain Inside tha gates as NEW LOW-COST DINING CAR SERVICE AFTER FEBRUARY 15 I TRAFFIC FOR SJATE INCREASES Southern California Shows 138 Per' Cent Gain for Period of 1932 LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14. — Air travel In southern California Jumped 138 per cent In 1632, As a rssult of this amazing gain, United Airport, Los Angeles terminal for five of tho six major air lines serving this territory, now claims rank as the nation's third busiest airport. \ .With 30 scheduled transport planes arriving and departing dally, a total of, 23.B8Q lino passengers passed through tho port last year. This figure docs not Include 14,175 pilots and crew members. / The grand total of all persons flying ~lri and out was/134,688. "An even moro remarkable feature of this annual report," declared Fred Denslow, vice-president nnd general manager, "Is the fact that southern Callfornlans alone last year purchased moro than half a million dollars' worth of air transportation, four- fifths of which was routed through United." Denslow said this Indicated a state of alrynlndednesB ho was Hiiro could not be approached by any other section of tho country. Total take-offs nnd landings during tho -fear were 68,630. Scheduled transport ships In and out numbered 7628. "Only Newark and Chicago airport figures exceed those of southern California's United," stated Denslow, adding that but three airdromes abroad reported heavier traffic In 1932. 'These ho said, were England's Croyden, Le Bourget at Paris and the .German Tcmplehof. ' Tho five major air lines making United their Los Angeles terminal are Air Express Corporation, American Airways, United Air Lines, Varney Speed Lines and Western Air Express. FEBRUARY, 1933 DOLLAR DAYS AGAIN! FEDRUARY 24, 25. 26 DINERS OFFER 'MEAL SELECT' -80'TO $1.25 Next time you rat on a Southern Pacific diner, you will enjoy a meal service unique among American railroads. "Meals Select," they were named by Harry Butler, our new dining car manager who originated them. Complete luncheons and dinners for 80(* to |1.25, breakfasts for W to 90^. The usual a la carte service for those who prefer it. "Meals Select" offer you the choice of five entrees, priced at 80^, 90tf, $1, $1.10, $1.25. The price of the entree you select includes soup, salad, entree, vegetables, bread and butter, beverage and dessert. The new meals will be a permanent feature of our service on all dining cars after February 15. Try them on the coming "Dollar Day" excur- Sample LuncJieons and Dinners 80< SOUP Poiage, Marie Louiie Consomme ENTREE fillet of Sole Green Peas Potatoes THE SALAD EOWl. Tea Biscuits Bran Muffins DESSERTS Mocha Ice Cream with Cake Hot Mince Pit with Cheese Pineapple Cup Tea Coffee Milt »1 SOUP Oman Souf, au Gralin Conionime ' ENTREE Baked Individual Chicken Pie THE SALAD BOWL Hot Corn Bread Assorted Bread DESSERTS Cocoanut Custard Pudding Green Apple Pie with Cheese Ice Cream with Cake Tea Cofftc Milt The new meals arc served in the traditional Southern Pacific manner. Only the price is changed. World's Fair Information Now Ready We have received a great many inquiries concerning the World's Fair in Chicago this summer. Few people seern to know mucli about it. This is rather surprising, for the "Century of Progress" Exposition will be one of the greatest—if not the greatest —rver helH. Dozens of magnificent, modernistic buildings are completed now. More than a hundred will be finished when the Fair opens on June 1. We have collected a wealth of information about die Fair, rail and Pullman rates', hotel costs in Chicago, etc., which will help answer your question— what will it coil? Write E. W. CLAPP, 65 Market St., San Francisco, and we will send you this information and put your name on our list to receive other World's Fair news as fast as it is available. From May 15 to October 15, Southern Pacific will offer a special 16-day roundtrip of $80.50 from most California points to Chicago. The usual low summer rates will also be in effect. For example, to Chicago and back $90.30, on sale from May 15 to October 15, return limit October 31. Also tq San Francisco Only on Feb. 21,22 and Feb. 24,25,26 Return Limit — March 7 Again! Roundtrips to almost everywhere in the west for about 1* a mile. Tickets are good on all trains leaving February 24, 23 and 26 (Fridav, Saturday and Sunday). In addition we will sell Dollar Day tickets to San Fran- tiico only on February 21 and 22, as well as 24, 25 and 26. Return limit on all tickets is March 7. Go places for less than half the regular fares. Tickets are good on all trains, in coaches or in Pull- mans (plus usual berth charges). Try our delicious new "Meals Select"—compjetc luncheons fiid dinners for as little as 80c and breakfasts beginning at 501—now being .served on all Southern Pacific dining cars. I?* Sec thtf Corbett-Fields championship fight in San Francisco, Feb. 22. The U. S. Battle Fleet will be in San Francisco Bay for the Golden Gate Bridge Celebration, Feb. 26. Sample Dollar Day Roundtrips San Francisco -.. .$ 6.60 Modesto § 4.40 Fresno $ 2.35 Los Angeles $ 3.75 Portland, Ore $20.85 Phoenix, Ariz '. $10.60 El Paso, Texas $21.35 Inaugural Fares For the Roosevelt Inauguration at Washington, D. G., we will offer very low roundtrips good on all trains leaving Feb. 25, 26, 27, 28. Be back March 15. Here are the roundtrips from most California points: WASHINGTON, D.C. . $114.55 PHILADELPHIA .... 121.47 NEW YORK CITY 127.95 Still lower fares from Arizona, Nevada, etc. Going Somewhere? phone S -P first K. B. Johnstou Phone 2800 TOURIST FARES EAST CUT Effective February 23, we will cut eastbound tourist fares about 2"}%. Southern Pacific offers three kinds of onr way fares to eastern cities — COACH, TOURIST and FIRST CLASS. Coach fares are good in coaches only.and are the lowest cost rail transportation you can buy. Tourist fares are good in tourist sleeping cars (berth charge extra). These are not as luxurious as Pullmans but provide comfortable berths for about half the regular Pullman rates. Sample Fares TOURIST (Starling T> COACH Pit. 3)) CHICAGO $40.00 $50.00 KANSAS CITY 32.50 40.00 ST. LOUIS 36.50 47.00 NEW ORLEANS 36.50 47.00 MINNEAPOLIS 40.00 50.00 NEW YORK *70.70 *80.70 *Good on Southern Pacific steamers between Neu> Orleans and tjlew York. First elasf 1 berth and meals on steamer Included in ibtse fares. HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL SCHAFF IS CALLEDJY DEATH Injured in Camera Match; Dies After Blood-Clot Operation LATE BULLETIN NEW YORK, Feb. 14. (U. P.)— Exoneration of Prlmo Camera, Italian heavyweight, In connection with the death of Ernie Schaaf, who died after a boxing contest lait Friday, wit Indicated late today when examination of CaV- nera was concluded at the district 'attorney's office. By JACK CUDDY fUnlted PrciiK Leaned Wire) NEW YOUK, Feb. 14.—Ernie Schanf, Boston heavyweight boxer, died nt • :1C .a. m., today lit Polycllntc Hospital following ftn emergency operation o relieve a~hloo<1 clot on thfc brain resulting from his knockout Friday night by tho Italltin giant, Prlmo Camera. Schanf, 24, never recovered completely from the coma Into which ho was buttered In tho thirteenth round of his bout With Camera. An ntracranlal hemorrhage, caused by :ho rupture of a blood vessel In lila brain, resulted In a blood clot on the right side of the brain. Wheft paralysis of the left side of his body sot In, and his condition rapidly became worse, physicians decided on an operation as the one remaining chance to sjive his life. At Bchaaf's bedside were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Schaaf; his sisters, Miss Mao Schaaf, and Mrs. Elizabeth Sullivan; his manager, Johnny Buckley; his trainer, Tony Polozzolo, and the Rev. Father Francis Scully. Schaaf was the first boxer of prominence In recent ring history to die from Injuries received In tho ring. He was carried from the ring of Madison Square Garden Friday night amid tho rowdy hoots and derisive restores 6f flprht fans who thought tils collapse after u blow to tho jaw from Camera's left glove, was a feigned knockout. rpwo hundred and thirty-nine stu- J. donts of Baltorsflold High School who maintained an honorary scholastic standing throughout the fall and winter semester were listed on tho "semester honor roll" released today from tho office of II. A. Splndt, principal. The number represents approximately one-tenth of tho entlro school enrollment for that period. The honor students arc: Aklo A«li Edwin Adklni Ullziboth Age* lUrlma. Aldrlch Opal Aleiuider AIIno Andrea Thtilrai Arney Mtrleiu Aihby Mary It'rancei Ashby Lucilla Aytr David Bacon Klrarr Dull Naomi TUIn Hill Baldwin Eleanor Banducel June Bartlalt Lorrajno Uayos Mai Bayless K.srldl Boatty Stanley Bennett George Besono Roger Olanc Juanlte, Bock Mllo Bowon Pearl Bracchl Donald Breustec Veda Brlte IJetly Brock Alia Brown Annette Buckland Luelle Buhler Flor&tee Burrows Kathleen Campbell tUracoCardvtell nilan Cavo Phyllis Champion Eleanor Chevalier Balrd Chrlitle Catherine Clerlcy Mavis Clwley Vera Coal« Opal Cobb Paul Combs Maurice Coombs Tllll Corn Tercna Cornelson Kva Coulson Winifred Coulter Elizabeth Cowan Margaret Cowirt Mozelle Coi 131len Craig Bonlla Craln Juanlta Crana Marguerite-Cryts Marcarrt Cuetas Phyllis Culbertscn KsUier Cunningham Patricia Curran Jack Outright. Kdna Darling Dorothy Davis Josephine Davis Karbara Uay Marguerite fteArmond Itoyro Denney Matlne Dnbbs DoroUiy DoJson Joe Ponat Lillian Douglsi Agnes Droullltrd Phillips nunford Trances Kmbrej Audrey Kstrlbou Dominic Eyhersbldn John FanuccM John Franey l&lwinl Franklin Warren )<>ecl*nd Mary Garden Roiamarlolillll DarlJ fioldbcrc Doris Orecr KlltalirllHIrlbble ' Oeralcl nrimth Doris Hancock Donald Kara Atltilln* Marine* lUrrj llan<s i:ii>ljn ITarL I'iviM.vn Uvuklns f'.vrll Ifmortll Uutll Ilealy Mar) llcf'erman Itnarmary nelbllng Clauilc Henry ti«raldlnr»llestoa Waller UU'ks Kvclyn Hliulni Kugene Hoagland lluth Horlclng Clifford HoOel I'rrel llolluway Illlly Ilolmquld Jessie Iff Iiubbanl Hoy Huhbard Cllflon Hurkaby nichanl Hunt Jano Inxtlls Helen Jaakson Kite Jensen Josephine JtHett Alice Jlng 1-Yinrfi Jolmsen Alleo Jones Afarle Keyser Anne King Jean Klrkpatrlck Iscr Isabtllo Peggy Kllpsteln Klilo Koch Peggy Kurz Uelen Lackey Jowphln* I.t-Midrld r.lolse I^ambert Helen 1ft Jim logan Beverly Ux* Hluart Lovelace Verba Lundy Mary I«ist Rou-ard Maddui Claim Mahoney Ann Mandcll Barbara Mangun M.arjorle Marmaduke Jot Mendlbum Mailno Miller Orace MUrhell Jamos Mlyajl Ireno Montgomery Bob Moon ' Maxlnt Moore Mariana Moroaa Marian MorUnsen Ray Morton Charlotu Myera Earl MrCutcheon Ulllan MtNiraara Marie Nlrhols B«!il« Orlda, Bob Paddock Alberta Parker John Parwns Mildred Patterson Genera Payn» Isabel Pesanto Jlmmlo Powell Charles Prewett Mailne Price Ralph Quails Jenny Redlngton Robort Reynolds Ivan Tlleharilson Louisa Tllrhaud Alpha Rlden Sam Rintln William Robertson Tom Robesky 7xw Robinson James Rogers Dorothy Hois Carl Russell Sumle Balto Susla Halto Jerene Balinons Dessle Banders Ix>ls Shay Robert Bhtldon Barbara 8hemnto Kdwln Bliomata Marguft rJhomata Olen Shore Eleanor BmlUi ' Kmll Smllh Ueorca L. South Darrell Bpcars Virginia Stiiccrs 1/leanor rilancllff Phjtlls Blanetirf .lull! Ktankey Hdjtlie Stanton Virginia Lea Starkef Krraa Btelnwt Onlchan Bteltnei Burnlce Bteward Billy Htockton Mildred Stockton Jim Ktramler Adelaide Blratton Tim Hulllvan Robert Synimes FxllthTakahasl Tx>uld Tsngeu Tstulso Talsuno Raimonil Tatiure Mary Ktther Tajlor Paul Tajlor l^od Tliorntoj; Naomi THomUm Barbara Tlmruona Kdllh Toy William Trout Klarrellna Urlzalo,ul Jean \Vadsu orth Marshall Waldon PrsJicli Walker Margaret Walter Dorothy Ward Louisa Wardwell Uarl Warfirrd Patricia Wasem Opal Waters r'rank Waltron Robert Weldon Kite WhttA Jane White Kennon White Charlotte Wllllami Dorrls Wilson Ctrl Winberi Alice Wong C'laudo Hykes I^iren Yaussy Florence Yodo» Allco Yuri Quertno Zanotto 2tllers LINDSAY ON WAY TO U. S. • <$>. (Attoclatcd Prt*» Leatod Wire) SOUTHAMPTON, Feb. 14.—Sir Ronald Lindsay, ambassador to the United States, sailed for America on the Majestic this afternoon to resume preliminary work for the debts conference at Washington next month,> "I'm going back with full Instructions regarding the Brsjtlsh at- tltude toward the war debts," he said before he went aboard. "There is little more 'that I can tell you, for I have gone on a gold standard of silence." He was accompanied by T, K, Bswley, an assistant secretary at the British treasury, who has been appointed to the new position of financial adviser to the ambassador. Sir Ronald parried .a score uf questions, explaining that he had been extraordinarily busy during his few ddys In London, and that no meeting had been arranged between him and President-elect Roosevelt after he reaches the United States. MILLIONAIRE SRI HELD BYABDUCTORS (Continued From Page One) VENEZUELA ENVOY. IN ANGRY STATE Has Altercation With L. A, Policeman; Demands Satisfaction All 16-to-l Silver Measures Tabled tAetociatcd Press Leaned Wire) WASHINGTON, Fob. 14.—The House coinage committee today tabled all bills before It for free coinage of silver on a 10-to-l ratio, but named a separate committee to draft a measure for tho auxiliary use of tho metal as a monetary reserve. the fear that was plain In every face, from old Charlie, tho grandfather who amassed the flret of the Boettcher fortune, to Anna I,ou. tho 26-year-old wife of the kldnnpod num. ISxcltlng developments, possibly Indicating u break was near, crowded each other Into today In tho search for Boettcher. Three Developments i) Thej- Included: 1. Tho announcement by Chief of Police Albert T. Clark that four men were tho kidnapers, one of whom was a Denver man who selected Boettcher as tho victim for three outside gangsters. 2. A mysterious 2i>0-mllo automobile trip of Chief of Detectives William J. Armstrong, who returned vltii- bly worn and out of temper after hl& all night grind. 3. A telephone call to tho homo of tho victim's father, Cluudo K. Boottcher, which may or may not ! havo been from the kidnapers, from gangsters trying to "muscle In" on tho ransom, or from a crank. Chief Clark refused to discuss his bare announcement that four men comprised the gang, other than to say they were known racketeers. (A/tnoalatfd PrcK* Lcateil-.Wirt) LOS ANGKUCH, Kob. H.—Dl«char(re of a downtown traffic policeman as the outgrowth of nn aileron lion WHS sought today by Doctor Pedro J. de > Larraldo, Venezuela consul 'here, who said that unless he gets this "satisfaction," ho will,resign and go home. The consul said the policeman, C. F. Phelps, pushed him and Mrs. dc Lar- , ralde back toward a street curb, manhandled him and wanted to call the patrol wagon. Phelps reported that tho couple tried to cross Seventh street after tho traffic light liar] turned against them and as he tried to "iiehcr"' them back, the Incensed consul brandished his rune and (iiivo him a "hiinds off" warning. "My country has been Insulted—not t us an individual—and I want complete satisfaction or 1 will resign and leave," said doctor do Larralde, a" graduate of Now York University who has been stationed hero six years. i Ho insisted that ho and his wife I had time to get across the street. During tho altercation, he said, Phelps* dragged him across the street twice and Ignored his special police curd Issued to consult! and signed by Chief Hoy Steckel. The consul said that If Hteckcl floes not discharge Phelps ho will go before the pollco commission with his complaint. WOUNDED BY TIQER CALCUTTA, Feb. H. (U. P.)—A personal attendant of tho governor of Bengal was thrown on the back of a wounded tiger today and severely mauled during the governor's game. hunt. near Jnlpalgurl. AT THE FIRST SNEEZE USE Essence of MUfcil YOUR HANDKERCHIEF AND PILLOW IT'S NEW STUDEBAKER presents a 1933 line of almost entirely C OME, sec and drive these sensational new Studebakers that operate almost entirely without physical effort. See how Studebaker engineering . genius has succeeded in giving you •carsin which you need scarcely ever touch the clutch—in which you switch % on the ignition and start the engine at the turn of a key in the dash—in which you never have to work a choke or adjust a carburetor. Gears shift as smoothly, silently and safely at any driving speed as though there were no gears. Spring action is automatically controlled by shock absorbers that instantly and infallibly adjust themselves to all conditions. Especially see ho w Power Brakes, the year's greatest engineering development, make brake operation practically automatic in all the new Studebakers. The slightest pressure of your toe tip on the brake pedal brings the car smoothly, singly to a stop. Step by step, Studebaker engineers for years have been eliminating more and more of the human element from car driving. And now they are giving you cars that are not only more completely automatic than any other cars in existence but that also lead in safety, in economy, in/power and in stamina. Contc, drive one of these smartly styled, luxurious new Studebakers. They offer advances your present car, no matter how new, does not give you. THE STUDEBAKER Six . , x THE COMMANDER EIGHT . THE PRESIDENT EIGHT . THE SPEEDWAY PRESIDENT 1625 to 2040 Prteei/.». t. factory t 840/0*1120 lOOO/o 1300 1325/0 1650 John R. Huff, Inc. I Thirty-four per cent of London's | ; foreign population uro nusslan, 10 per; ! I'ont itiilliuiM, S per cent aormun. mid j • 1 pur ''cut Kroiifli. : • 2211 Chester Avenue I'hone 2211

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free