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7 RIGHTS All the N6ws All the Time UIOEST HOMB-DfcLTVERfcD riRCtLAIlOJI LARGEST AUVEKTISIM VOLUME i tn Two Parts r48 Pages TAKT 1 TELEC.KATH SHEET 24 TM1 MADISON 2345 - . The Timet Telephone Number Connecting Ail Department! MADISON 2345 The Timti Telephona Nurabei Connecting AH Department! LIBERTY UNDER THE LAW TRUE INDUSTRIAL. FREEDOM Jx ' mw& A A I ' ' ' ,VoL XLIX. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 15, u C. HEAD TAKES ILL Campbell Forced to Retire President Goes Home After Officiating at Graduation of Record Class Veteran Scientist Scheduled to Retire July 1, Next; 2596 Given Degrees EERKELEY. May 14. (Exclusive) II, but determined, Dr. . W. W. Campbell, noted scientist and president of the University of California, today helped to usher the largest class in the Berkeley institu tion's history into the paths of life "6 activities and then had to retire. It was the last time Dr. Campbell will officiate in his capacity as president of the university, as his re tirement, announced last year at commencement time, becomes effec live July 1. next. The graduating class was 2596 strong, setting a new record In numbers. Immediately at the conclusion of his remarks, Dr. Campbell called upon Walter Marvin Hart, vice- president, to conduct the last official ceremonies of the day and then announced: . "I am not well." With that he departed, accompanied by Mrs. Campbell. He was reported unable to attend the sub sequent faculty dinner in Faculty Glade, a time-honored custom at commencement time. STUDENTS MAKE GIFT Just before his departure. Dr. Campbell was presented with a collection of valuable books by the student body, the presentation be-. ing made by John Arthur Reynolds, president of the Associated Student! Robert Gordon Sproul, presidentelect, who takes office upon the retirement of Dr. Campbell, did not attend the exercises. It was said on his behalf he does not wish to be introduced until he formally assumes office. President Campbell's retirement comes at the age of 68 years and concludes thirty-nine years of service in the university with the rank of professor or higher. He came to Lick Observatory from the University of Michigan la 1891 as astronomer. Nine years later he was made acting director of the observatory and a year later, in 1901. became director. He will be director-emeritus upon his retirement. During his many years of service he tins won five gold medals, including the Ilande, that of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Draper, Jansseu and Bruce medals. He has headed eight expeditions for the purpose of making astronomical observations, has lectured all over the world, is an officer of the French Legion of Honor and a commander of the Older of Leopold. He also has published several works on astronomy which have gained him (Continued on Page 2, Column 4) THE DAY'S NEWS SUMMED UP FEATURES. Radio. Page 9. Tart ri: Women's Fages. Clubs and Society. Pages 6, 7, Part II; Markets Mid Financial. Pages 16 to 33, Part I; Oil News, Page 22, Part I; Pictures, Page 10, Part II; Comics, Page 17, Part II. NEWS IN SPANISH. Part L , Page 23, SHIPPING Tart I. NEWS. Page 23, NEWS OF SOUTHERN COUNTIES. New Council at San Fernando causes shake-op in official family. Engineers, after flose study, declare immediate conservation of water is necessary in Ontario-Upland district. Long search fails to recover body of Army flyer drowned in Lake Hodges Tuesday. San Diego's fourth annual industrial parade k great success. Paget H Part IL SPORTS. Helen Hicks and Glen-na Collett in quarter-finals of women's British golf tourney. Page 13, Part II. Walker Cup golf matches start today. Page 13, Part II. 7Jnn hurls no-run, no-hit game as Seals win. Page 13, Part II. Hollywood wins from Seattle ball club. Page 13, Part II. Canadians and Americans start zone play today In Davis Cup matches. Page 13, Part II. THE CITV. Six-month oil-cur-taiiment program adopted, effective today. Page 1, Part II. Long Beach census count shows 141.390 population; gain of 154.2 per centi Page 1, Part I. Naming of light cruiser as fleet flagship indicates plans to make this battleship base. Page 9, Fart II. California Chamber of Commerce plans for extension of State industries told at committee meeting here. Page 1, Part IL Tatetn, financier. - hunted on mortgage deal fraud indictment. Page 1, Part II. "Farmer'' Page and five others arrested on charges of having form charts. Page 2, Part n. - Good luck js only another name for common sense and industry. .h(srMiH'aMiiir? We all know ta exist , is Jor Foolishness In this Course to persist! is jor That the Bonds We must have to BYRD ON AMERICAN SOIL Antarctic Explorer's Landing at Panama, First Contact W "tlh Homeland in Many Months fCopyrUbt. 1930. by the Vrw York Times J BALBOA. May 14. (Exclusive) Rear-Admiral Byrd returned to his own people from Little America1 today when he arrived at the Canal Zone aboard the steamship. Rangitikl from New Zealand and received aii enthusiastic welcome from a large crowd of American employees of the Panama Canal and from men of the United States Army and Navy who had stood in a sweltering sun on the open pier for two hours awaiting the ship. changed after his long months in Admiral Byrd seemed no less happy than the crowd in his greetings when he stepped ashore at 9:20 a.m. and for the first time since he went out to the Antarctic was on territory under the jurisdiction of the United 8tates. . Admiral Byrd looked to be in the best of health and seemed un- Part of indictment in Julian usury cases stricken out in surprise move by prosecution. Page 1, Part n. J. Hamilton Lewis, political opponent of Mrs. McCormlck in Illinois, here as guest. Page 1, Part IL THE WEST. Dr. Campbell 11! but officiates at graduation of his last class- at University of California. Page 1, Part I. Oakland Club Federation convention hears mothers praised by Rabbi Newman. Page 4, PartI. WASHINGTON. Wilbur makes public letter written to Arizona Governor on Boulder Dam. Page 1, Parti. Bill to transfer prohibition bureau to Justice Department passes Senate. Page 1, Part I. Admiral Chase tells why Navy General Board favors Camp Kearny air base site as hearings open. Page 1, Part I. Possibility of death for tariff biU discussed by party leaders. Page 7, Part I. Senators Johnson and Hale open fire on London naval pact; Stimson and Pratt defend it. Fage 8, Part I. McBride denies saying making of home brew may be lawful under Volstead Act. Fage 11, Part I. Aide of Stimson opens fight against Mexican quota bill. Fage 12, Part I. Department of Commerce suits against radio "trust" commended by Senate members. . Fage 14, Part L FOREIGN. Admiral Byrd sets foot on American soil after many months; lands at Panama. Page 1, Part I. Ex-Kaiser thinks Capernaum centurion and others in Bible were Germans. Page 1, Part L Guards kill Nlcaraguans in drive against bandit gangs. Page 3, Part L Chines Nationalists drive Northern Alliance troops from Anhwel Province. Page 8, Part I. India tense as Mrs. Naidu prepares for raid on salt depot. Page 9, Part L League of Nations gets New York City gift for survey of traffic in women. Page 12, Part I. JUDGMENT OF ACTRESS SET ASIDE BY COURT SAN FRANCISCO, May 14. (Exclusive Holding the Actors' Equity Association had not been properly 6erved. Superior Judge Ward today set aside a $10,000 delault Judgment against the association in favor of Ldith Ransom, actress. 1930. The Water. Bonds Primer e. V KO ,i vr- our Growth z will keep oin, keep (a rowing the Antarctic, except that grey is beginning to be the jredominate color of his" hair. After breakfasting with Capt. Railey the Admiral received a dozen correspondents, who volleyed questions at him until the tug nosed the ship alongside the pier, where he said farewells to the many friends he had made on the long voyage from New Zealand. To the correspondents he explained that the scientific scope of the expedition .covered biological, geographical, zoological, geological and meteorological studies and original radio experiments. "The geologists made some important discoveries," said Admiral Byrd, "the real value of which wiil not be known until they have studied their data. TOMES OF INFORMATION "They found limestone and carboniferous material as high as 5000 feet We collected a tremendous amount of information about weather which requires 'further study. It will take four books to cover the various scientific phases of the expedition. The scientists are busily at work on the expedition's ships, and will continue their labors until they arrive in New York." Asked his opinion as to the success of the expedition, he smiled and, with deep emotion, said: "The success was due to the unusual loyalty and enterprise of the individual men. It was more or less like a football team, each playing his part in the game, with teamwork on the part of all." " JOB NOT FINISHED Asked about another expedition, he said: "I am not planning anything new now. I am not ready to talk about that. This job is not yet finished." . Here the interview was ended by a series of short, happy barks and with a bound to the divan I?loo Joined the party. For a moment all the attention was given to the famous dog, veteran of two polar expeditions. 4 tin mini m rvit m? w WW mil-inn.. WILL ROGERS REMARKS: BEVERLY HILLS, May 14. ITo the Editor of The Times: The poor United States Army suffered its greatest defeat yesterday. It was left humiliated and prostrated on the field by. an old age-worn moth-eaten marriage certificate. In delving through old historical documents it was found that Private Red Cagle possessed an incumbrance in the way of a wife. So today the Secretary of War yanked him out of the West Point line-up and sent in fourteen sin&Ie men to replace him. No wonder the Navy quit playing them. You can't beat boys that are doing it "for the wife and kiddies" and not for just the glory of the rampus. This, of course, will cancel all games by Red after he "went matrimony." The whole thing looks like another scheme to discredit the present Republican administration, as Red is a Louisiana Democrat. The moral is, if matrimony aids all players like it did him, Knute Rockne's Notre Dame team must all be bigamists. Yours, The faster I Go The nore -jP'X ZSa. HE STEPS' On (ay heels! ivum - , It's aio use argoiwq ! I ALWAYS VOTE . AOAiMST ALL BONDS ! TcT euruitTlftf AnAciM I'M UP LOSANGELES ITJ City Limits - Our present water .Supply HIGHSPEED AIR LINE TO LINK COASTS Capt. Turner Announces Early Opening of Sea to Sea Eighteen -II our Service NEW YORK, May 14. f.jCapt. Roscoe Turner, transcontinental flyer," tonight announced plans for the establishment within six months of a daily elghteen-hour coast-to-coast air express. Speaking at a dinner to press representatives, Capt. Turner said the service, which will operate 365 days a year independent of the weather, is designed to transport valuable financial papers and merchandise. He completed yesterday a transcontinental flight which, he said, Is part of a series of three round trips to gather data for the use of the service. He declined to disclose who ill back the plan, but said that Earl Gilmore of Los Angeles is supporting the preliminary flights. ACCUSATIONS FILED IN BROKERAGE COLLAPSE ST. LOUIS. May 14. jf)A criminal information charging William H., Fred C, and Harold A. Young with using the mails to defraud in connection with the $2,000,000 collapse of tine securities brokerage concern of W. H. Young and Brothers. Inc.. was filed today by Dist.-Atty. Breuer. 111 I ( WS EX-KAISER'S BIBLE TEUTONIC Wilhelm Thinks Centurion Who Begged Jesus to Save Servant and Others Were Germans DOOR?? 'Holland) May 14. (Pi Former Emperor Wilhelm delving into one of his hobbies, namely biblical research, has expressed belief that the centurion of Capernaum who implored Jesus to save his servant was a German and the servant was a German orderly. He also believes that the leader of the Roman cohorts, in whose charge Jesus was placed by Pontius Pilate, as well as the centurion who watched the death on the cross were probably German.-.. The text of a sermon which the former Emperor recently delivered here commemorating the German war victims gives the results of his WILL. v D RY SHIFT APPROVED Senate Passes House Bill Prohibition Bureau Transfer Goes Through Without Record Vote Wet Representatives Plan Appeal to Push One of Two Measures WASHINGTON,. May 13. (Exclusive) President Hoover's law-enforcement legislative program moved forward today when the Senate, without a record vote, passed the House bill transferrins the Prohibition Bureau from the Treasury to the Department of Justice. Before passing the bill the Senate by a vote of 19 to 53 rejected an amendment by Senator Tydlngs, Democrat, Maryland, to permit the use of only certain specified non poisonous denaturants in industrial alcohol. Amendments desired by industrial alcohol interests, which were offered by Senator Tydlngs, also were rejected. One amendment giving the Secretary of the Treasury exclusive jurisdiction ovtj industrial alchohol regulation instead of joint, control by the Secretary of the Treasury and Attorney-General, as provided in the bill, was beaten by a vote of 11 to 51. Another amendment to eliminate joint control by the two departments over the granting of permits was voted down without a roll call. ONLY AMENDMENTS Senator Tydlngs was the only one who undertook to offer any amendments. A few others, including Senator Couzens. Rroubllcan, Michigan: Copeland. Democrat, New York, and Walsh, Democrat, l Massachusetts, offered criticisms, particularly ot injustice wmcn may be done to legitimate business interests through the dual control of industrial alcohol by the two departments. The bill as passed by the Senate contains only minor amendments to the House bill as recommended by the Senate Judiciary Committee. One of these amendments provides that the measure shall become effective on July 1, next, instead of on the first day of the second month alter its approval as in the House bill. There will be no difficulty in adjusting the differences in the House and Senate bills and final enactment of the bill in the near future is now assured. DO RAN TO REMAIN Wlien the transfer is made ' Dr. James M. Doran. present commissioner of prohibition, will remain in the Treasury Department with the title of commissioner of industrial alcohol. Atty.-Gen. Mitchell will have the appointment of a new commissioner of prohibition in the Department of Justice. Both houses also have passed several of the prison bills advocated by President Hoover as part of his law-enforcement legislative progain. A group of bills to relieve court congestion still is in the hands of the House Judiciary Committee and the border patrol bill is in the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. HOUSE GROUP DECIDES ON MOV E FOR WET BILLS WASHINGTON, May 14. The House wet group today decided to request all members to sign a petition calling for House consideration either of the La Guardia bill for modification of the Volstead Act or the Norton measure for repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment by referendum. The decision was made at a meeting attended by about fifteen, members headed by their spokesman, Representative Linthicuin, Democrat, Maryland. researches. When he was Emperor he was also head of the Protectant State church and as such sometimes undertook to preach. Resuming this, custom, he chose the Capernaum centurion as the sub ject of his Doom sermon, "Luther called the tall man who accosted Jesus at the Capernaum market place, captain," said the former Emperor. "Luther, when he chose this expression, did not know the local and historical conditions in the Holy Land. Hence he used the military expression then in use, in Germany. We now know that the story is that of a Roman legion. More recent researches even reveal that at that time a Germanic legion was stationed in Palestine;" After paying tribute to the greatness of the centurion's faith and Its reward by Jesus in healing the servant, Wilhelm continued: "Germanic legionnaires played a role hi the life of the Master also. On the sorrowful wav to Golgotha, the leader of the cohorts is seized with such compassion for the Master as he breaks down tha the requisitioned Simon of Cyrene to carry the cross. "Under the cross we 'discover a centurion halting on horseback. He, too. was probably a German. He ia the first who, overwhelmed by (Continued on Page.S, Column ) WILBUR LETTER ARRAIGNS ARIZONA'S DAM TACTICS Ep istle to Governor Made Public Challenges State to Take or Leave Boulder Project BY LAURENCE M. BENEDICT "Times" Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, May 14. (Exclusive) Secretary Wilbur today made public a letter to Gov. Phillips of Arizonasetting forth In unvarnished language the many advantages Arizona stands to receive from Boulder Dam and the fallacy, as viewed from "Washington, of that State's continued opposition to the Colorado River project. The letter amounted to an appeal over the heads of the Governor and the State's Colorado River Commission direct to the people of Arizona, for in its Secretary Wilbur declared bluntly that there are "a number of facts which it is about time that the people of your State should know" in view of the fight' against the' initial appropriation in Congress, and the threat of a court action to ham- MAVY BACKS li SOUTHLAND Hearings Open on Air Base Admiral Chase Favors Camp Kearny Due to Proximity to Fleet Ancorage Signs of Tenseness Evident as Determined Eighty Gets Under Way By a "Times" Staff Correspnodent WASHINGTON, May 14. (Exclusive) Strategic considerations and proximity to the battle fleet anchorage at San Pedro dictated the Navy General Board's recommendation of Camp Kearny, at San Diego, as the site for the west coast dirigible base. Admiral J. V. Chase, senior member of the board, told the House Naval Committee today at the start of hearings on the controversy between this and the rival Sunnyvale site in Santa Clara county. "It is highly desirable to have the base near the fleet," Admiral Chase said, explaining that the dirigibles will operate in close co-operation with the battleships at all times. He indicated that the fact San Diego is closer to the Panama Canal also had considerable weight in the selection of the Southern California location. v Admiral Chase was put on the stand in the absence of Secretary of the Navy Adams, who was appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today in the hearings on the London naval pact. It is probable the Secretary will not testify in the dirigible matter until late in the week. He is expected to take a neutral stand as between the Camp Keamy and Sunnyvale sites, although along with the Navy General Board, he stands officially committed to the former location, Political pressure from Northern California is credited with having caused him to relax hi his advocacy of Camp Kearny. TENSENESS APPARENT Underneath the surface as the hearings opened there were easily discerned signs of the tenseness of the determined fight being waged between Northern and Southern California to land the great dirigible base, and indications of all the wire pulling that has been going on for months to "line up" this and that naval officer and committee member. The session today revealed CJiair-man Britten apparently in the role of a Sunnyvale advocate. "Strategy" was all the general board was concerned with in picking Camp Kearny, Admiral Chase declared, pointing out that the function of the board under the law is to look at all such matters purely from an all-around standpoint. Representative Vinson, Democrat of Georgia, a member of the committee, cited the language of Congress directing the base be established where it would most benefit the fleet both in peace and war. and Chase said it was pursuant to these instructions that the board chose the San Diego base. QUIZZED ON PORTS Chairman Britten threw questions at Admiral Chase tending to prove that San Francisco Bay would be the base of fleet operations in time of war and that the dirigible base accordingly should be located near by, but the witness staunchly de- (Continued on Page 5, Column 3) LATEST CENSUS RETURNS OAKLAND, CaL. 284,213; in crease 67,952, or 31.42 per cent. Long Beach, Cal., 141,390; increase 85,797, or 154.33 per cent. Vallejo, CaL, 14.360; decrease 6747 or 31.91 per rent. Delano, Cal 2613! Increase 1808, or 224.59 per ent. Alturas, Cal., 2338; increase 1359, or 138.81 per cent. Grand Rapids, Mich., 168J34; increase 30,600, or 22.3 per cent. Norwood, O., 32,200; increase S234, or 33.98 per cent St. Augustine, Fla, 11,930; increase 3738, or 92.6 per cent. Terre Haul. Ind 62,513; decrease of 3510 or 5.3S per cent Marshatltown, Iowa, 17.280; increase 1549, or 10 per cent. Quincy, Mass 71,965; increase 24,089, or 50.3 per cent. Brockton, Mass 63,695; decrease 2559, or 3.8 per cent Buffalo, N. Y- (revised! 572,-913; increase 66,138, or 13.05 strlng the project. Thus, in effect, it was a challenge to Arizona either to take Boulder Dam or leave it, and in the latter event to do its worst in Congress and the courts without further delay. It was a "show-down" letter, as interpreted here. Secretary Wilbur said that, contrary to the complaints that Arizona had made, extreme consideration had been shown the State all the way along the preliminary negotiations culminating in the signing of the power contracts at Los Angeles late last month. He pointed out that he waited sixteen months before taking definite sction in the vain hope that Arizona finally would come into the, picture happily so that the development could proceed under full seven-State accord. He mentioned the repeated efforts that had been made to get Arizona to co-operate in the working out of final details. STATE GIVEN POWER Wilbur pointed out tfat without any responsibility whatever Arizona is given 18 per cent of the firm power, to use, throw back or take again, as she pleases: that she will get from $22,000,000 to $31,000,000 annually handed her on a platter during the fifty-year amortization period, although there is no strict obligation to give her this revenue; That, in addition, she will receive a proportionate benefit ir. a fund of from $29,000,000 to $66,000,000 for future development of the Colorado basin, and that; slie will have 3,000,000 acre-feet of water which one day she will be asking the government to deliver to her. All this in addition to vital flood-control. COMPLAINTS TAKEN UP The Secretary took up. the major Arizona compaints one by one, and disposed of them. One of the protests was against the 25 cents per acre-font charge decided upon for water storage for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Arizona wants this charge to be Rt least $1 per acre-foot. But Mr. Wilbur pointed out that Arizona some day will be asking for its water and that when that time comes it will be a question of whether the State will pay $750,000 a year for storage, under the charge set by the government, or $3,000,000 as it would be under the rate it now demands. Arizona has suggested further lower basin conferences on differences with California, but Secretary Wilbur declared in his letter: "The success of this whole project means too much to the --hole Southwest, including very particularly your own State, to justify postponing this flood-control and irrigation measure for another year to give opportunity for more interstate conferences." REFUSALS CITED Secretary Wilbur, in his letter to Gov. Phillips, went carefully over the entire period between passage of the Boulder Dam Act and the signing of the power contracts which made it effective and pointed out the instance in which Arizona was asked to attend conferences on power allocation, but refused to send representatives. The last of this series of meetings was held in Washington November 12, last, and even after that the Secretary said (Continued on Page 2, Column 1) STATE GAINS 2,043,985 California First to Report Five 100,000 Class Cities; Aggregate Increase 58.72 Per Cent SAN FRANCISCO, May 4. Preliminary census figures reported to date by supervisors for California cities above the rank of 5000 population reveal an aggregate increase of 58.72 per cent since 1920. Eighteen cities in Northern Call- If the indicated rate of increase fornia and thirty-four in Southern California recorded a total increase of 817,294 persons in the last decade. The ciites included accounted for only 39.9 per cent of the State's total population In the former census. t per cent Miami, Ariz., 7679; increase 990. or 14.58 per cent Ansonia. Ct, 19,860; increase 2317, or 12.56 per cent. Council BFuffs, Iowa., 42,023; increase 6342, or 17.77 per cent Hartford, Ct, 161,304; increase 23,288, or 16.79 per cent. Ottumwa, Iowa, (revised) 28,-074: increase 5071, or 22.5 per cent Appleton, Wis.. 25,265: In- crease 5614, or 28 per cent. Bismarck, N. D, 11,080; increase 3958, or 55.57 per cent Reno, Ner, 18,493; increase 6177,. or 53.9 per cent. Sparks, Nev, 4217; increase 979, or 30,3 per cent. WUmette, I1L, 15,171; increase 1357, or 94.15 per cent. Massena, N. Y 10,633; increase 4640, or 77 per cent Quincy, 111., 39521; tncreas ti43, or 9.01 per cent DAILY, FIVE CENTS T 0NG BEACH U GAIN HUGE n r r r ocm uiego nas Census Lead Populations Differ by Bare 6507 and Beach City Excels in Increase Move Under Way to Give Hollywood Figures as if Separate Unit Long Beach with a population of 141,390 being barely nosed out of second place among Southern California cities and the beginning of a move to give Hollywood "the big publicity shot" of the annomicement of Los Angeles' 1930 census figures, were the leatures in United States census circles here yesterday. ; a Long Beach's population, as announced by Census Supervisor De-Coudres of that city, is but a bare 6507 below that of its rival, San Diego. The 141,390 figure, however, shows Long Beach to have increased 85,797, or 154.3 per cent, since its 1920 census figure of 55,593. Saa Diego's 147.897 figure shows -H increased 73514, or 98 per cent, since its 1920 figure of 74,683. SOME CONSOLATION ' Some consolation is being obtained by Long Beach out of the fact that it made an enormous gain which, in number as well as percentage, exceeded that of San Diego. The recent slack in oil-field industries and absence of naval vessels from the Long Beach-Los Angeles Harbor are blamed by Long Beach for losing its precedence over San Diego. These, it was declared, would have added at least 10,000 to Long Beach's figure; giving it a safe margin above San Diego. HOLLYWOOD' PLAN Yesterday Supervisor Kincaid of Hollywood came out with a plan to announce the population of Hollywood Just as if it were a feparate city, instead of a part of Los Angeles, and to make the announcement 1n advance of that for the city of Los Angeles as a whole. This, it is set forth by proponents of tha plan, wiil enable Hollywood to take the "first big shot publicity" for itself. Its proponents are certain that the glory that will be gained by Hollywood's showing will enable not only Los Angeles but the whole Southland to bask in the spotlight. It is proposed to have the Holly wood Chamber of Commerce set up an area within Los Angeles for which Kincaid will announce tit population as that of Hollywood. This area will be bounded' by the mountains on the north, Hoover street and Hyperion avenue on the east. La Cienega Boulevard on the west and Beverly Boulevard on the south. In this area, the Hollywood chamber has estimated the population to be 160,000 as of January 1, last. SUGGESTION MADE ,.--" Kincaid broached the plan ai a meeting of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce special census committee and its statistical and research committee with tour of the five census supervisors who arc directing the Federal count in .Los Angeles county. With Kincaid stood DcCoudres and against the plan stood Supervisors Ballentlne of Monrovia and Chenoweth of Glendale. The fifth supervisor A. C. Munson of Los Angeles, was not present. It was argued that if Kincaid announced figures for a section arbitrarily selected as Hollywood, why could not such other parts of Los Angeles, as Eagle Rock. Venice, Watts, Sawtelle, Ve.?t Los Angeles, Owensmouth, North Hollywood, Van Nuys,-San Pedro and Wilmington, get hi on the "big publicity" also. However, while the supervisors split two to two, the fifth being absent, the whole body voted, eight to (Continued on Page 5, Column S) should be maintained by rural districts and the unreported cities, the uoiaen oiaies i-jju population total would be 5,524,887, a gain of 2,043,985. Returns from 'townships and the' "hamlet" type of community have, been too Inconclusive - to disclose the precise curve of population growth yet the principal counties reported have fairly closely paralleled the surprising growth of ths cities. : Of the more than 817,000 increase already disclosed, the . territory north of the Tehachapi accounted lor 321,638 and that south of the range, 435,655. With two metropolitan areas exceeding 1550,000 . each, the State owes a further distinction to the 1930 Federal enumeration that ct having in its confines five cities of more than 100,000 population, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland; San Diego and Long Beach. It is the first. State In the Union to record five 100.000 population cities, although the 1930 census may disclose ether States before the count is concluded. New York and Ohio had four each in 1920. Increase of manufacturing, expansion of trade in the Pacific and climate are generally attributed as the three principal factors of California's vast census increase.

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