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Bakersfield, California
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Wednesday, February 15, 1933
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j( 'EDITORIALS i This section contains the .latest ,j local news, world sports, editorial*, a big, thrilling Serial. ,»nd news of general •Interest. . PHONE 31 WANT ADS Classified Advertising Columns of The Bakerofleld California!! close promptly at 11 o'oloclc H. m. every day. LOCAL SECTION BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1933 PAGES 9 TO 14 ADDITIONAL PAY ROLL DEMANDED Chief of Police Demands Probe of Liquor-Theft Rumors ANCIENT HORSELESS CARRIAGE REJUVENATED Howard Carlock Again Denies . Making Charges Against Local Officer STATEMENT REQUESTED Official Action Is Aftermath of Fist Fight Retween Two Officials of a fist fight between •*- J two Bakersfteld city officials, staged last week on a downtown street, reverberated through the city hall last night when Chief of Police Pont Webster, one of th« participants In the impromptu fistic encounter, asked that members of the City Council Investigate the accusations allegedly leveled at the police department by Councilman Howard Carlock, the other party in 'the long-standing verbal battle which culminated In an exchange of blows. After some discussion, the council turned the Investigation over to Tom Kllpstein, C. L. Olbson and Frank •Hughes, members of the Bakersfleld Police Commission. "This Is an unfortunate situation, but we accept the responsibility of the Investigation, and will return a report soon," Commissioner • Kllpstein, who Is In constant attendance at council meetings, told the city fathers. Carlock Agree* Councilman Carlock voted In favor of permitting the police commlsslon- ( ers the power to Investigate the accu- ' satlonafend recriminations. "Chief Webster Is talking through his hat," Councilman Carlock declared after the council meeting, "and Is making a mountain out of a molehill to soothe a tender akin. I didn't accuse anybody ''of 1 anything' but merely asked him to run down certain rumors. And he wanted to fight me for that! Things have reached a pretty stage when a councilman can't ask the police chief to Investigate departmental activities without becoming Involved In a street brawl," he declared. Chief Webster's statement to the council asked that the investigation be made to clear or convict Lieutenant O. G. Heckman of the asserted charge that he carried confiscated • liquor from the city hall storeroom to a relative In Olldale. The chief stated that his own Investigation of the charge cleared Lieutenant Heckman and that he wanted the. charges and * findings aired to the public. Demands Publicity "1 further request that the findings of the committee be made public In order that any false Impression made on the public by newspaper articles recently published, or by street rumor and gossip, be dispelled," the chief's statement read. Discussing the situation, Councilman Carlock said that there Is liquor stored In tho city hall without reason. "All the cases In court have been completed, and when I asked the chief when he was going to dump the liquor, he said, 'When I get d--m good and ready to do It," Councilman Carlock SB Id. » The trouble between the two city officials, which brewed over a long period of time, flared Into open flame with the exchange of blows, and each has vowed to "get" the other's job, ^clty hall attaches declare. *-•-» TWO SHORT DETOURS Two short detours will be encountered around bridges at Bena, on the Bakersfleld-Mojave road, advises the touring bureau of the Automobile Club of Southern California. GAS RATES HERE DECLARED TO BE STATE1LOIST Engineer Fears. Efforts to Gain Slash May Cause Increased Costs LOCAL PLANT PAID FOR Railroad Commissioners Give Decision on Kern Highway Project Hearing to obtain a grade separation for the new state highway alignment here, and for an allocation of costs, as well as the proposed closing of the Norrls road and a grade crossing for Olive Drive, was begun today before W. J. Carr, state railroad commissioner. E. E. 'Wallace, state highway engineer was one of the principal witnesses called here today to give testimony concerning engineering data In connection with the proposed grade separation. Construction of the new highway will eliminate all grade cross- Ings as there Is already an underpass on Union avenue. New Type Bridge Concerning the bridge now in use over Kern river, a structure which will be replaced by the new routing, Mr. Wallace said It was Inadequate— that Its vertical and horizontal curves Impeded traffic and slowed It down. The new bridge, wider and of a different design will be safer. In his opinion. Incidental to the hearing, but important to residents of the Olldale, Beardsley and Norrls districts, will be the testimony to be taken In connection' with the proposed closing of the Norrls road, which Intersects the railroad, and the "leaving open" of the Olive Drive highway. Supervisor J. O. Hart, who represents the district affected, and who was attending the hearing today, said he wished for the benefit of the district that the Norrls road' closing be permitted and the Olive Drive crossing be kept open. A close observer of proceedings was Hugh L. Pomeroy, adviser to the planning commission here, who was In attendance. W. A. McGinn, deputy district attorney, was also In attendance, representing the county. The hearing was well attended, with all districts being represented either by auditors or witnesses. Concern Celebrating Twenty-seventh Year B AKERSFIELD GARAGE AND AUTO SUPPLY COMPANY, celebrating Its twenty-seventh anniversary during the present fortnight, today bought Itself a birthday present. It Is the 1906 model Tourist shown In the picture above—In Its day as classy a horseless buggy as ever shook loose a set of store teeth or caused a cagy hayburner to straddle the shafts. All wrapped up in a new coat of crimson paint, It looks as proud as W. E. Drury, standing beside It, president of Bakersfleld Garage and Auto Supply Company. •• Way back In 1906 Mr. Drury, cofounder with Charles Erb of the garage firm, sold the snappy Tourist to Charles Hall, French Cafe chef. At that time It was alone In Its class Beside the Dodge is James K. Thrasher, vice-president and sales manager of the firm. The old Tourist has a long history, much of which has been forgotten. Mr. Hall, Its first owner, tired of bewildering the natives and livestock with his sizzling speed and traded It to Conrad Schaefer out on Wlble Road for some cows. During the World War It answered the call of patriotism and was stripped of copper and brass, but It still runs. EU Lewis, used car dealer, finally acquired It and It WHS from him that the Bakersfleld Garage purchased the old-timer. Organized In 1906 and Incorporated In 1909, the garage Is celebrating Its FUNERAL, BURIAL COSTSTO BE CUT 'Jans of Memorial Park Are Announced by M. Brock, Board President and cost $1800, even though It doesn't -twenty-seventh anniversary with a stack up as brilliantly as It might against the new 1933 Dodge six with which It Is shown In the photograph. used car sale, repair shop specialties and other offers to the public this week and next. ALFALFA GRIERS TO CARPENTER KILLS SELF ON BLUFFS Man.Believed Resident of San Francisco Found Hanging at Rifle Club Range The body of a man believed . to be E. M. Hazeltine, San Francisco carpenter, was found hanging In a tool shed at the range of the Bakersfleld Rifle Club on the Kern river bluffs late Tuesday. Deputies of Sheriff Cas Walser Investigated and expressed the belief the man had committed suicide. An Inquest will be conducted by the coroner's office either late today or tomorrow. The • body was taken to Hopson undertaking parlor where It is being held pending funeral arrangements and the location of relatives. Investigators said papers found In the man's clothing .Identified him as Hazeltine. AGED KERN TO DEATH Cabin Fire Proves Fatal for Johann Heinrich, 83, of Rosedale District EMILIE MARTHA HEIN HOW TO MODERNIZE YOUR HOME This'Is tho time of year to begin planning the Improvements you wunt to make In your home, and this IK the booklet you need In making such plans. It tells In detail what can be done to rehabilitate an antiquated dwelling, from giving It modern exterior to the last step that must be taken to achieve attractiveness, comfort and convenience through Interior arrangements. Also It tells how to finance such undertakings when they are sound business propositions. It is profusely and instructively Illustrated. "Modernizing Old -Houses" can bo secured only through the Washington Information Bureau of The IJalicrsflold Callfornlan. Fill out and mail.-this coupon today, enclosing 10 cents to cover cost, handling and postage. The Bakersfleld Callfornlan Information Bureau, Frederic J. Haskin, Director, Washington, D. C. • I enclose herewith 10 cents in coin (carefully wrapped) for a copy of the booklet on "Modernizing Old Houses," Name L..-.., Strei City- State, With alfalfa production making one of Kern county's greatest crops and one In which hundreds of farmers are Interested economically, a meeting of tho alfalfa department of the Farm Bureau has been called for tomorrow night at the May-Flo Cafe In Arvln to ' hear J, Earl Coke discuss the alfalfa outlook for 1933. Mr. Coke is a specialist In farm crops for the University of California. At the meeting of the alfalfa de- department, called by its chairman, E. O. Mitchell, Mr. Coke will not only discuss the alfalfa outlook, but will tell of the late research work being done In connection with alfalfa at Davis. M. A. Lindsay, farm adviser, will speak on alfalfa test plots In this county, night baling and other experimental work being conducted here. Following these talks a round-table discussion will be held at which hay marketing, securing a U. S. grader, trl-county committee and alfalfa programs will bo discussed. Tho Arvln meeting will be called at 7 p. m. Tho approved seed committee of the Farm Bureau will also meet with Mr. Coke tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock In the Farm Bureau office at the courthouse, according to Roy Newman, chairman of that committee. • At this time the department has 10,800 pounds of mllo seed, stored for the 1933 seed crop. Dorntan Concern Films Pet Parade Claude Dorman, Bakersfleld commercial photographer, has made permanent record of the children anc pets exhibited In the "pet parade' hero this week, In making the photographic rocorc Mr. Dorman lined one of the latest o the small precision cameras with high speed lens and shutter. Mrs. Emilie Martha Heln, who died several days ago at hep home In the Weed Patch district, was laid to rest In the plot of tho pioneer Corti family n Union cemetery this morning following funeral services In Flicklngor chapel. Mrs. Heln was the mother of Miss Elfrleda Heln and Mrs. Bertha M. Rankln. The 'following neighbors of the latter served as pallbearers: Joseph Cuda, Peter Cattanl, A.' J. Fowler, AV. E. Mayhew, Fred Flckert of Te- hachapl and J. C. Walser. • The Reverend Louis A. Kueffner of the German Lutheran Church officiated at the chapel and graveside services. Victory Banquet to Be Planned Tonight Members of tho committees In charge of staging the Democratic victory barbecue at tho^Kern county fairgrounds on Saturday, March 4, will meet again' tonight In the editorial room of The Bakersfield Call- fornlan. After that meeting, members of the Kern County Democratic Central Committee will hold a short session, to consider an application for endorsement for a federal position. Burns received when his clothing caught fire In his little Ro.sedale cabin proved fatal for Johann Heinrich, 83, native of Russia and resident of Kern county for the last 12 years, according to a report at the coroner's office today. The victim's body was taken to Hopson's mortuary, where funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, following an Inquest. Burial will be in Union cemetery. B. J. Friesen will officiate. Mr. Holnrlch was alone when the tragedy occurred. Ho was found by relatives In the yard of his home and taken to the hospital but never regained consciousness. Surviving him are three sons, Abraham of Shafter, John J. of Colllns- vlllo, Okla., and Jacob J. of Bakers- fleld, and two daughters, Mrs. J. J. Bess of Rosedale and Mrs. F. J. Thes- samen of Enid, Okla. LICENSE PLATES TO COST KjBEOTER Cost of automobile license platof Jumped from $8 to $6 today as th motor vehicle department of California announced "deadline" for renewal without H 100 per cent penalty." It was further announced that po lice officers and highway patrolmen will not begin to halt motorists who still display IS32 plates for approximately another week, giving an opportunity for all mall applications to be cleared. Persons who mailed their applications yesterday, with postmarks showing letters were posted before midnight, will not bo subject to a double feo. Golfing Ace in City to Attend Funeral Mortle Dutra, one of southern California's leading professional golfers, was a Bakernfleld visitor Tuesday. HP camo here to attend funera rites In Flloklnger ctiaypl fur his Cost of funeral services will bo reduced materially when the Bakersfleld Memorial Park, Inc., completes Its proposed $125,000 construction job at site of the community mausoleum, according to Malcolm Brock, a leading Bakersfleld merchant and president of the board of directors of the Bakersfield Memorial Park, Inc. Plan Big Project In reviewing the plan, President Brock stated that for many years citizens of Bakersfleld and Kern county havo wanted a beautiful memorial park and that the officials of Lhe 1 concern which he heads are work- Ing diligently on preliminary details n order that work might start soon on the 1125,000 job and give unemployed workers of this district an opportunity to labor. Cost* to Drop "Under the complete service plan which will be offered when the Bak- ersfleld Memorial Park, Inc., has finished the construction of Its new mausoleum unit, a perpetual care cemetery, a crematory chapel, columbarium and mortuary, bereaved persons will be able to,complete all arrangements In one place and at a sharply reduced cost," Mr. Brock declared. More than 200 well-known residents of this city and Kern county, he said, are sponsoring tho project, Tho now structures will be built around the beautiful mausoleum which now stands on the southeastern outskirt of Bak- ersfleld. Holfelder Says City Might He Included in Another and Higher District Tj^EARS that Bakersfield, which •*• enjoys the lowest gas rates of any city of similar size In California, may soon suffer increases In rates because of attempts to obtain reductions, were expressed last night at the meeting of the Bak- ersfleld City Council. City Engineer Joe Holfelder, commissioned to investigate tho rate situation In Bokerofleld, made a comprehensive statistical report, and summarized: "From the preceding chart (his statistical survey), Bakersfleld has t*o lowest gas rate of any of the cities listed; lower, we believe, than any city In this state. "For this condition three reasons are given: "Bakersfleld has used natural gas since 1910 and has completely written off the cost of Its manufacturing plant, "Bakersfleld has no ordinance regulations prohibiting the UNO of un- vented fixtures, which makes for a larger domestic consumption. "Bakersfleld's proximity to the gas fields permits a lower wholesale rate." His report continued: "The city should be represented at the California Hullroad Commission's meeting In Fresno on March 1, asking that Bakersflold be allowed to stand as a separate district as previously outlined In this report, and that the rates within that district be adjusted Kern Salesman Greeted in Bay Area by Police Bob Rush, dapper Bakersfleld talesman, wa» at liberty under bond In San Franolioo today, and making arrangements to prove to authorities of that city that he la not a gangster. Ruth arrived In the bay olty yesterday, driving a flaihy automobile and carrying a gun—at a time when police were making wholesale arrests while searching for the gangater tlayer of the no- torlout Joe Sole. The salesman proved he had permission to carry a gun by displaying a permit Issued by tha Kern county sheriff's office, The permit here disclosed that Rush Is 42 years of age and a resident of 2209 Chester Lane. The permit waa Issued In April of 1932 and will expire on April S of this year. Rush waa arrettsd on the technical charge of vagrancy and released on 9250 ball. T.W. A. FLYERS I-IN LA. to the allowed return for utility Investments." Councilman F. 8. Benson pointed out that Bakersfleld may be Included In another district and might be called upon to assist In the support of another building program, whereas, under the present setup, the building program Is completed and paid for. "Let's let that sleeping dog lie," he declared, "and keep men on the Job at these hearings to see that Bak- ersfleld Is left In a separate dls- trlct and protect us from raises of rates, to which we are subject. We are getting cheaper rates than any city In the state now," he said. Mayor Harry Headen mimed City Manager W. D. Clarke and City En-, glncer Holfelder as council representatives at the Fresno hearing on March 1. City Council Commends Two Pilots for Safe Landing of Flaming Plane , Bravery of Pilot Eddie Bellande and Co-pllot Lynn Berkcnkamp, who Friday night flew a burning Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc., passenger ship Into Kern County Airport without loss of a life among their six passengers, is commended In a special resolution adopted Tuesday by Los Angeles City Council. The resolution states: "Whereas, the lives of several women and men passengers were saved' through the bravery and unusual presence of mind of Eddie A. Bellande and Lynn Berkenkamp, pilot and co-pilot respectively of a glnnt passenger and mall plane en route from San Francisco to Los Angeles, when they safely landed their burning plane with Its human cargo at tho Bakersfleld airport Friday night, February 10, and "Whereas, tho courage displayed by these two pilots In their successful attempt to avert a tragedy Is deserving of the highest praise 'and commendation possible, and "Whereas, the heroism shown by Pilot Bellande and his co-pllot, Berkenkamp, on this occasion merits public tribute and recognition, therefore "Bo It resolved that this city council, on behalf of the people of Los Angeles, extend to Pilot Eddie A. Bellande and his co-pllot, Lynn Berkenkamp, sincere congratulations on their heroic service, and "Be It further resolved that copies of this resolution be delivered to these two heroes of the air." TAX GROUP HEAD IN REQUEST FOR 10PERJENTCUT E. H. White Files Demand* at Weekly Meeting of Local Council SALARYRULINGCHANGED Action on Cutting Plumbing and Electrical Officers Laid Over for Week T\EMANDS for additional redue- 'J-' tlons In the pay of city em- ployes — who suffered a slash of 14.5 per cent in their wages through an ordinance adopted only last week — were made to members of the Bakerafield City Council last night by the Taxpayers' Protective League, through E. H. White, president of the organization* Members the council listened to his statements In silence and deferred decision on the request until a later date. The speaker said that«74 per cent of tha money spent to operate the city government goes through salary channels and that municipal employes should. be subject to 10 per cent more In pay GOVERNMENT LAND IS i Government land In tho Havllah district recently thrown open to entry by veterans totals but 36 acres, not adjoining, and Is virtually worthless, according to a statement Issued from the office of A. T. Llghtner, land and cattle agent, here today. Many veterans have traveled long distances from the mountain areas to inquire concerning the land and to file entries, according to Mr. Llght- ner's office, and tho statement was issued to save others from tho same mistake. The strip opened to entry was the result of a resurvey of four sections by tho government at the mouth of Walkers Pass. In Township 28',e south, Range 82 east, sections 1, 2 and 3 are open. Sections 1 and 3 are railroad land, however, leaving only 23.74 acres In section 2 open. In Range 33 east of the sanio township, sections D and 0 are open, but section 5 is railroad land, leaving but 11.05 acres In section 0 for entry. C. CLASS DISCONTINUED Owing to the Illness of George C. Ingelow, Junior lyillego instructor In economics, the night school class which he has been conducting and which was to have met tonight, has been discontinued, It was announced today by H. A. Splndt, principal. Mr. Ingelow, who Is suffering from a nervous breakdown, will retire from his position on the faculty of the local school. It Is possible that his successor, who has not yet been named, will 'cdntlnue tho night school work, but no official statement to this effect was forthcoming today. PEACE OFFICERS OF TO Two Cheat Death in Freak Auto Mishap McKITTRICK, Feb. 15.—Dewey Rlcker, employe of the Belrldge Oil Company and a companion narrowly escaped death or serious Injuries late yesterday, when their automobile performed a longitudinal flip-flop on the Bakersfleld-MoKittrick highway. The spindle of the left front wheel of the automobile broke and the wheel rolled away from the vehicle. The machine then went Into a nosedive and continued Into an end-over-end half somersajult, landing on the top without scratching any part of the automobile's body. Only damage to tho car was a smashed top. Dowey and hlo friend crawled from within the automobile and after young cousin. Floyd Taylor, McKar- I checking up on themselves found that land motorcycle accident victim. | neither was oven scratched. Sinnwell Services Set for Tomorrow Funeral services for John Sinnwell. Jr., former sheriff's office attache, who died Monday night at tho homo of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Sinnwell, 824 Kentucky street, will be held Thursday morning at 9 o'clock In St. Joseph's church with the Reverend Father John Harnett officiating. . Interment will be In Union cemetery. Arrangements are in charge of Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara' mortuary. •» « » : Kern Bees Must Be on Next meeting of the Kern County Peace Officers Association, with newly elected officer* presiding, will be held February 24, according to President Bill Snare, who was named to the executive post at the last session held by the organization. Other officers for this year are Vlce-Presldont O. G. Heckman, a lieutenant of police In Bakersfleld, and Secretary-Treasurer Austlng Reynolds, chief of police at Delano. President Snare is superintendent of tho city and county bureau of identification. Tho next meeting will be held on the top floor of the St. Francis cafe In Bakersfleld. Claude M. Johnson, Stewart Magee and -William C. Young are members ot the program committee for the /Irgiuilztuion. STUBBS MISSES OF Congressman Henry "Pat" Commemorating the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, members of Frank S. Reynolds Post, American Legion, and appointed representatives of other veterans' and patriotic organizations In the city, will gather In Legion hall at 8 o'clock Thursday evening for a big Americanism meeting. B. W. Gearhart of Fresno, past commander of the American Legion, department of California, and present national executive commltteenmn from California, will be guest of honor and the principal speaker.,, Alfred Harrell will preside as honorary chairman and will speak briefly In explanation of the occasion. Arrangements am In chargo of a committee headed by Attorney W. L. Bradshaw, chairman of Reynold.*) post Americanism commission. All boekoepors in the county are warned by the agricultural oommlH- sloncr's offlro that they must register their aplarloa by the end of tills month. Tills registration Is required under »t«te law iinri failure to register constitutes a misdemeanor. Beekeepers havo been slow to register their apiaries reported. this 'year. It la Stubbs, en route to Washington by automobile, misses sunny California— particularly after being snowbound in Texas, he reported to a friend hero in a letter. I Writing from Shamrock, Texas, to H. G. Holt, the congressman reported: i "Wo are In a blizzard here, and snow- j hound. The thermometer registers 10 degrees below zero. We certainly miss sunny California and regret being absent from thut pleasant state." Congressman Htubbs will arrive In Washington about February 2fi - "« Is accompanied by Mrs. Stubbs :ind their oon, TSIbert. Tho new member of the HOUHH of Representatives will represent Kern, 'future, San Luis Oblspo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties during the Seventy-third Congress. reductions. Reclatslficatlon of motorcycle officers waa adopted by the council during business of the evening. Under the new schedule, motorcycle officers will receive $150 monthly, Instead of $145 under the •chedule adopted last week. Councilman Elmer Martin and Tom Drury, president of tho Kern County Builders' Exchange, argued over the merits of a proposal to put the city plumbing and electrical inspectors on a three -day work program each week. Councilman Martin sponsored the plan to cut the working time of the two men in half and President Drury demurred on the grounds that the councilman "doesn't know what he is talking about." Protests Proposal "If you lay them off three days each week, some < builders will be forced to wait from Thursday to 'Monday for an Inspector to examine the work, and a lot more men will be put out of work," President Drury pointed out. "And besides," ho added, "the contractors are paying J100 annual licenses to support employment of full-time working Inspectors and we are perfectly satisfied." Councilman Martin admitted the subject would bear more Investigation and tho matter was laid over for a week, at which time City Building Inspector R. H. Hubbard and President Drury promised complete reports detailing activities of the electrical and plumbing Inspectors. Ace Jones, well-known plumber, submitted facts and figures to prove his contention that tho plumbing Inspector is busy all the time and Is needed us a full-time employe of the city. Promoters Favored The council passed an amendment to Ordinance No. 391, new series, which deals with the staging of wrestling and boxing shows. The new amendment calls for the payment of J30 quarterly for any person, firm, corporation, club or association, which conducts wrestling or boxing contests within the city limits of Bakersfleld— provided, however, that In the event the contests are held In a theater building, the license shall be $5 quarterly, in addition to the license paid for maintaining the theater. Theaters now pay $30 quarterly and the stag- Ing of wrestling or boxing shows in them will boost the ante to the city (5 quarterly. Statements that city employes are uilng municipally owned mo* tor vehicles for private uie were made In a communication addressed to the council by the Taxpayers' Protective League, and the council appointed City Manager W. D. Clarke to investlgata the charges. Several council memberH indicated their Intention of attending a meeting sponsored by tho Frank S. Reynolds T'ost, American Legion, planned for Thursday night, February 16, at thu Legion hall here, to commemorate the birthday anniversaries of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, "Wets" Win; Senate to Consider Repeal (United I'ren Ltatied Wire) WASHINGTON, Feb. 15.—The Senate today voted to begin Immediate consideration of a compromise prohibition resolution drafted by its judiciary committee. The vote was made possible when the leadership broke tho back of a determined dry filibuster through threats of continuous session and a drastic cloture on debate. The vote was BS to 23. Wasco Legion Favors Kern Hospital Policy 1 ~"—™"•-"Wasco Legion Post, No. 215 has Joined with other county organizations In reiterating their stand supporting the Board of Supervisors In Its policy of operating the county hospital for the benefit of all taxpayers in the county who wish to utilize the facilities of the big plant. The board has on file now many letterM from civic and county organl- | zatlons commending its hospital I policy. Mining Claim Suit Is Heard by Jurist Suit to quiet title to a placer mining claim, and for |10.500 judgment Is being heard In the Superior Court today by Superior Judge R. B. Lambert. C. E. Gibson, S. J. Absher, Helen J. Barton and Addle J. Burton are plaintiffs In the action ugalnst C. H. Wood, Auriment Incorporation and oilier defendants. The claim involved is In section 19, 26-33, a claim which the plaintiff* allege was leased to the defendants and on which the defendants have done no work since May 15, 1932. The Blaintlffb, represented by Sle- mon & Claflin ask Judgment *f or the aforementioned amount, cancelatlon of the lease and a quieting of title, in their favor. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our friends for their acts of kindness, expreasiona of sympathy and beautiful floral offerings during nur recent bereavement* fSlsned) GEORGE W. K1CRAN, AND FAMILY. MRS. U. L. TILTON.

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