The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on February 15, 1933 · Page 3
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Bakersfield, California
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Wednesday, February 15, 1933
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THE BAKEHSFIELD CALIFORNIAN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15,1933 Business Man Blames'Bank, Exchange Conditions; Swing to Canada (Associated Press Leased Wire) • MONTREAL, Feb. IB.—M. Nakata, Japanese lumber and wheat Importer, says there Is a definite swing of Japanese business away from the United States to Canada. In an interview he said much Japanese business had been diverted recently from south of the International border to the dominion.. He said that tho change was due to exchange con" dltlons and to bank failures In th« United States. The exchange conditions, he indicated, make It more profitable for Japanese to deal in Canada in cor- • tain Instances than in the United -;. States. "We can buy aa much wheat In Canada for $2 as we could from the United States for $2.60," tho importer said. Ho added It was noticeable that tho business of an American of- flco of his "organization was declining while that of a Canadian branch was on tho upturn. Ho told newspaper men that for a long time he had been 'dealing extensively with the United States. ' "We have long been Importers ol American lumber," he said, "but so many Japanese Interests have been caught In the bank failures of the United States they have turned their . attention to Canada as providing more secure financial facllltleu for their operations." Fire Damages S. F. St. Paul's Church (Associated Prest Leaned Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 16.—Fire early today destroyed tho interior of St. Paul's Episcopal Church on the edge of one of San Francisco's most fashionable residential districts. Tho flev. Leslie C. Kelley, member of the California State Athletic Commission is rector of the church. No one was injured In tho three- alarm blaze. Firemen expressed bellei a short circuit In the basemen' started the flames which swept up through the interior of the fram< structure. Firemen made no Imme dlato estimate of damage. Old at 40? 6 Beware Kidney Acidity Thousands past 40, and many fa younger, suffering and lotting energ from Getting Up Nights, Backache Stiffness, Leg Pains, Nervousness Acidity or Burning, caused by poorl functioning Kidneys or Bladder should use Cystex (pronounced Slss tex). specially prepared for those trou hies. Works fast, circulating throug system In 15 minutes. Only 75c a druggists. Guaranteed to fix you u or money back on return ot empt PARDON COUNTESS So Count Christian turned to the Countess Alexandra and said: "Pardon me, countess, could you give me your attention fer a moment?" Of course thsy are a little young, but the titles arc 16-karat Just the same. The children of Prince Erik of Denmark and his princess are shown here as they visited In Pasadena with their royal parents. (Associated Press Leased GARDEN CITY, Kas., Feb. 15.— Taken into custody following the robbery of the 'Garden City National Bunk, Ross C. Mundell, 51-year-old Kearney county farmer, was sold today by Sheriff R. S. Terwllliger to have confessed tho holdup, explaining he was in desperate financial circumstances following a series of crop failures. Ills troubles, he said, wero climaxed recently by a foreclosure action against his farm machinery and livestock. Mundell was arrested several hours after the robbery when an observer In an airplane pointed him oat to a sheriff's posse. Tho loot, totaling $1S3S, was said by officers to have been returned 1 to the Extra Premium Dividend Paid on Butterf at (United'Prcss Leased W{re) FRESNO, Feb. 15.—An extra premium dividend of l/4-cent a pound on all butterfat purchased by the Danish Creamery Association lait year was announced here today by J. R, Murphy, manager at a meeting of the co-operative. The premium, he said, will total $16,680. TWO BANKS MERGED SU3ANV1LK, Fer>. It. (U. Bank of Lasscn County, 40-year-ol Independent Institution, today was merged with tho Susanvllle brajich o the Bank of America,. PROF. SMITH DIES ROCHESTER, Feb. 15. (A. P.)— Charles Henry Smith, 91, LL. D., pro fessor emeritus of American history Vale University, died todnv. TAKE1AGECUT chool Official, However, Is Opposed to "Political Tampering" (L'nitrd Press //eased Wire) SACRAMENTO, Feb. IB.—Teachers i California public schools arc wiling their pay should be reduced HUb- tiintlully rather than have the school yKtcin wrecked through "political tunperlng," Vlerllng Kersey, state dl- ector of education, said today. "Teachers and educators of Cullfor- la realize Just as well as anyone else hat taxes must bo equalized and gov- rnmental costs cut to conform to irosent Incomes," Kersey said. "But wo do not intend to stand by nd seo one of the finest educational ystems In tho world wrecked by spo- Inl Interests who seize upon the depression as a means of striking at chobls and shifting a huge -part of he loud to the shoulders of local taxpayers. "Tile teachers aro not actuated by lelflsh motives attributed to them. As proof of this I can say for tho tench- ers, 'cut our pay, drastically, If necessary, but do not cripple the school system.' " SACRAMENTO, Feb. 15. (U. P.)— Any move to close state teachers' col- CKCS iU Chlco, Pan In Barbara and Arcata In the present drive to reduce state educational costs will be vigorously opposed. VlerlliiK Kersey, dlrec- :or of education, said today. Proposals for tuition fees at the teachers' colleges and suggestions that the summer sessions 'be limited al were disapproved by Kersey. Retrenchment In teachers' college activities was suggested to the state Senate as an economy step In a report by Holland A. Vundegrift, director of finance. •*Biscuit Company to Launch Sales Drive A special western sales and advertising campaign was announced today by the National Biscuit Company. Tho campaign will feature brands of merchandise made In the west. A special western organization Is maintained by tho company. Hundreds of Pacific coast residents aro employed and hundreds of thousands of dollars are spent In this territory every year for raw materials and wages. Western bakeries of the Nationa Biscuit Company are located in Seattle, Spokane, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Loa Angeles and San Dl- exo. Soles airendea are established In these satire' cities ami also In such im portant distributing points as Tacoma, Helena, Great Falls, Pocatello, Oak land, Stockton, San Francisco, San Jose, Fresno, Riverside, Long Beach and Phoenix. DEVISES WORLD PEACE PLAN WHILE RIDING PLOW REAR-ADMIRAL DIES HONOLULU, Fob, 1&. (U. P.)— Rear-Admiral John A. Hoogewerff, 72 retired, died today. Isolated on his little farm near Greenfield, Calif,, Henry C. Korntved spent most of his waking hours the last several years preparing and reviling a World Court plan which he believes would result In the abolishment of war, The plan has met with such favor among world statesmen that Korntved Is prominently mentioned as a (jrospect for the 1933 Nobel peace prize. Closeup at right shows hljn as a young volunteer soldier during the World War. Photo at left discloses him as the "peace thinking" farmer. The motoring world of the Pacific coast today for tho first time learned details of the sensational Richfield Hi-Octane announcement—one which, as a result of press and radio hints, had been eagerly watched for. And hero, In brief, Is what It was: "You are guaranteed nt leant one moro mllo per gallon than any other gasoline now offered on the 1'aclflc coast—and that guarantee In Insured by tho Nutloniil Surely Company." The new Itl-Octunn campaign, launched today throughout tho Pacific coast, Is hailed as truly a "merchandising sensation." KniphHslzIn the "insured mileage," Richfield offl clals here this afternoon disclosed that the announcement will bo widely broadcast. Kvery possible medium of publicity will be utilized to tell tho tale of this extraordinary offer to motorists of "Insured mileage." Largo newspaper an nouncements In colors and black and white, will be augmented by such various other mediums as billboards service station postcards and banners trade publications, etc. And, of course, tho "Richfield Reporter," nightly news-flashing his crisp 15-minuto radio report by Pacific coast NBC not- work, will broadcast, the tidings. | Two Civil War "Buddies" Meet After 70 Years , .—- (Associated Press Seated Wire) SAN JOSE, Feb. 15.—After an Interval of 70 years during which each believed he was the sole survivor of 558 Callfornlans who enlisted In a Massachusetts regiment for service In the Civil War, William H. Lawrence, 96, of San Jose, and William Morris, 91, of Lakeport, Calif., met her* yesterday. Both tnllsted In 1863 In a Massachusetts cavalry unit and both were captured by Confederate forces. Their last previous mett- Ing was In the fall of 1863 Just before Morris was taken prisoner. Noted California Physician Is Dead (United Profi Leased Wire) SACRAMENTO, Fob. IB. — Dr. Franklin G. Fay, 68, former member of tho state board of health, died here last night after a short Illness. Ho practiced medicine In Sacramento since 1886 and had served as president of tho Sacramento Valley Medical Society and the California Medical Society. (United Press Leased Wire) DBNVEF, Fob. 15.— Bearing the af flrmutlve recommendation of 10 o: Colorado's most prominent lawyers former Judge Ben B. Llndsey has ap piled for readmlsston to the Colorado bar. Ills petition filed with tho state Su preme Court bore the signatures o both Senators Karl C. Schuyler and Edward P. Costlgan of Colorado an of former Senator Charles S. Thomas Llndsey was disbarred June 9, 1928 for acting n» attorney for Mrs. Helen niwood Stokes while caso In which she had an Interest was pending be fore him In Juvenile Court. Sine that time he has practiced law In Lo Angeles. MOTHER NECESSITY RACINE, WlK., Fob. 15. (A. P.)— John 1'edersen was out of a Job, bu not of resourcefulness. So he an not out of resourcefulness. So he an capital of 45 cents making ollclot flowci'H. That was four years ago Now there are 14 girls at work fo Pedorscn and hlB business is cstl mated at $0000 a month. He wa asked what inspired his venture. guess," ho said, "It was because worn hungry." DEMOCRATS FACE GRAVEWLEMS National Debt $21,000,000,000 and $1,350,000,000 Deficit Exists (Axsncinttd I'rcse Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Fob. 15.—Some Iain and fancy figuring will be in rdor on March 4 when the Demo- rats step Into tho treasury to sea •hat shave the books are In and what seal policies they will pursue. Heru are some of tho things they '111 find: A deficit In governmental operating xpenses of approximately SI,350,000,00 for the phonent fiscal year to date s compared with a surplus of approx- nately J200.000.000 left In the treas- ry when the Democrats went out of fflco In 1921. A cross national debt of about J21,- 00,000,000 as compared with a gross ebt of $24,000,000,000 handed to ther Republican administration that took ivor 12 years ago. A short term debt consisting of reasury notes, certificates and bill* otaling approximately $6,023,000,000 as iompiired with a short term debt of 17,054,000,000 In 1921. Among the first financial questions o fnce the Democrats will be the 'undlng of $694,000,000 In treasury, oer- .Iflcatea which mature on March 1C. n May and June they will have to fund certificates totaling about $613.000,000. But to the financial world the most mportant decision expected from the new administration will be on the funding of Liberty loan bonda totaling J8,201,309,150. Of the total $1,933,212,- iOO In first Liberty loan bonds were callable last year and mature In 1947 while $6,268,096,650 are callable next October 13 and mature In 1938. IT'S A WOMAN'S WORLD OTTS, Mass., Feb. 15.' (A. P.)—Mrs. Minnie M. Webster has been elected constable, town clerk, town treasurer and tax collector. She will be the only woman constable In western Mas,- sachusetfs. ' '. Eleven Medicinal Ingredients I IN LUDEN'S Quickest LUDEN'S Menthol Cough Drops oct east "«~.~=r- , WSM* vMemr w- 9*" «—*• INSURED T • NSURED MILEAGE!—a simple unequivocal proof of the superiority of •^•» Richfield Hi-Octane. You cannot lose for you are guaranteed at least one more mile per gallon than any other gasoline now offered on the Pacific Coast— and that guarantee is insured by the National Surety Company. Richfield believes that in Hi-Octane it has the finest non-premium gasoline on the market. Our own tests hav« demonstrated this fact—and we have received letters from hundreds of motorist! testifying that Richfield Hi-Octane gives greater mileage. Fill your tank today. Ask your dealer for the insurance certificate. Another proof of Hi-Octane superiority u that the Smith-Emery Company, member of the largest chain of testing laboratories in the world, recently tested the 31 leading brands of gasoline. The Smith-Emery Company certifies that Richfield gasolines top the list and that Hi-Octane ic over 12% better than the aver age'of all others tested. (These 31 brands tested represent more than 92% of the total gasoline sold on the Pacific Coast.) <r » Ask your Dealer! the NATIONAL SURETY COMPANY

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