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SECTION TWO CLASSIFIED SECTION TWO INLAND EMPIRE and The Dally Orange Belt News 1 IF! HERE. THINGS VISIT IL RESORTS lany Thousands From AH Parts Of Southern California Flock to Mountains Thousands of Southern Jalif ornians s w a r m e d to an Bernardino mountain re-'jrts over the week-end, with ammer programs in full wing. Mountain roads were immed with cars through-ut Saturday and Sunday. Lake Arrowhead reported a irong of nearly 5,000 persons yes-rday afternoon. Wrightwood and ig Pines were host to large uwus. a WilM Dtll vaucy. OTHER RESORTS JAMMED Other resorts, such as Crest lor- Alpine, Blue Jay, Forest Home, alley of the Falls and CJamp bee- were also crowded with sight- ers ana vacauoneis, u waa ie- iriea. Manr nf thp rnsnrts nrrorea new- lnauguracea recreauunai ia.um- S to tne weeK-enu vinuuis. owmr inff. ooaung, iimm:, nailing, umiv.- g, goiimg ana umtiy uuici Bjjuua re held at the resorts. Officials of Big Bear resorts re- rted that tishing ana swimming re exceptionally kuuu oawiuaj 1! 11-. 1 DntunJnll d Sunday. Lake Arrowhead s summer season f ciallv opened Saturday nignt len nignuy uaiicmK was ucguu ai e resort, jaiia uuuena wm ue Id in the village every feunaay, it is reporieu. xne inau cunu-i l woo Id before a large crowa yesier- CREEK TRAVEL HEAVY Travel on the old City creek roaa 13 sugnuv Heavier Limn nauai, ii. IS reporieu. rieutiiauuna ulc r mano nv nH l . in Vj. lug i i ii "r r A V. W. C. A., and Boy Scout troops their summer sessions in the rton Flats area. Picnickers swarmed to outlying tricts of San Bernardino and dlands, and record attendances re reported at picnic grounds T-l L TT 1nr.4 1 t nr. Cnirn ar r orest riume, weaniuc, oju, a other mountain places. l ! I" oover v isuauzss National Park Road IRo A ciqni'iflt Oft Pl'PSSi )GDEN, Utah, June 16. Former ;sident Herbert Hoover, still an ;incer, suggested an engineering liert which would revolutionize in wntfrn national ks, as he paused in Ogden with son, Allan, enroute from New i k City to his home in California, te visualized a broad north-and-ith track highway, from Glacier lional park near the Canadian der in Montana, through Yellow-ne park, into Utah and through ce and Zion national parks and ending to Grand canyon of the orado in Arizona. It would be a sort of national k belt line and one of the great- roads in the West, he said. iss Wafers Back rom Library Parley bachelor's degree and a year professional training in an ac- lited library school may be re ed for all librarians in Califor-according to plans advanced at leeting of the California Library delation in Sacramento, which attended by Caroline S. Waters, nty librarian. he measure may be presented in ill to the next state legislature. meeting was in charge of Elea-Hitt, assistant state librarian. iss Waters attended a special Ion which was devoted to pub- relations in connection with the nry. Numerous talks were given library leaders. ethodists to Hold Picnic on Tuesday he annual Sunday school picnic he San Bernardino First Meth-t church will be held Tuesday rnoon at Colton park and lge, it was announced by the L. V. Lucas, pastor of the rch. rrangements have been made the event and anyone desiring sportation is asked to be at the rch by 2 p.m. wtelle Resident Is Slightly Injured iarles Pollock of the Sawtelle ital received minor injuries yes-ly when his car overturned and cd him beneath it at Twenty-Palms. Pollock was given rgency treatment at the county ital and released to the Saw-hospital. others Killed in Automobile Mishap ISALIA, Cal., June 16. George Cosimo Lombard!, brothers, of lia, were killed in an intersec-collision between two automo-two miles north of Ivanhoe, here, today. Five other per-wcro injured. Clara Phillips Will Leave Prison Today Former Plans Are City Girl's for Future Doubtful Twelve years ago this month the doors of San Quentin prison swung shut behind a fiery-tempered girl in her early twenties, the wife of a former San Bernardino automobile salesman. Today the gates of the Tehachapi women's prison will open for the release of a matron of 37. The woman is Clara Phillips, wife of Armour Phillips, a familiar figure of San Bernardino's West Third street automobile row 15 years ago. CALLED "TIGER WOMAN" Clara Phillips entered San Quentin labeled "the Tiger Woman" convicted of the hammer slaying of a Los Angeles divorcee with whom Clara's husband had admitted a clandestine affair. Mrs. Phillips was arrested in Tucson, Ariz., and brought to trial the following September. Convicted after a sensational trial which packed the courtroom daily, she was remanded to the Los Angeles county jail pending removal to San Quentin prison to serve 10 years to life. From the jail, believed to be escape proof, Mrs. Phillips dropped through sawed bars of her cell, clad only in a lavender slip-on dress, wearing no shoes, and with only 51 cents in her possession. Months later she was recaptured in Tegucigalpa Honduras, but the mystery of her escape never was solved. Sent finally to San Quentin, she did not see the outside world again until two years ago, when transferred to Tehachapi upon completion of that institution. SENSATIONAL ESCAPE The prominence of Mrs. Phillips' crime, the sensation of her escape, her beauty and fiery personality made her a leader among the women in San Quentin. The "tiger woman" had brought a saxophone to prison with her. She organized an orchestra. These accomplishments and her training as a one-time chorus girl made her the star attraction when prisoners were permitted to give programs of entertainment. The leadership which Mrs. Phillips built up in prison was never challenged until Mrs. Louise Peete, Los Angeles woman who killed a prominent oil man, started a feud. The "tiger woman's" emotions again gave way, and she attempted to kill herself. PLANS IN DOUBT She has not been allowed to talk in prison. Her plans for a life of freedom, subject to the usual restrictions of a parole, have not been expanded publicly since she first applied for release. Then she said: "I want to go back into the world to be a useful citizen and a model housewife, and to have babies." The exact hour of her release has not been announced, although it is known that she will seek to avoid ' SGBUTTROBPS I INSPECTION Boy Scouts of the San Bernardino district will hold a public troop inspection at Sturges junior high school the night of June 28. Plans for the affair were announced yesterday by G. E. Dimmitt, district president. The review of the troops and personnel inspection of the youths will be directed by Andrew J. Roberts of San Bernardino, executive in charge of Arrowhead area council headquarters. The lads will wear full uniforms. A large audience of relatives and friends of the Boy Scouts of the city's 17 troops is expected to pack the gymnasium building, where the district inspection is to be held. The affair will open at 7 p. m. This inspection ig designed as a booster rally to promote recruiting for the annual summer encampment of the area council, that will be held at Camp Arataba In the Barton Flats region of the mountains, commencing on July 6. San Diego Gets Murder Suspect (Rv Associated Prpss) SAN DIEGO, June 16. Karl G. Richey, 50, was returned here from Phoenix, Ariz., today by sheriff's deputies to face three charges of murder growing out of the deaths of Mrs. Pearl Margaret Eguina, 37, and her two sons, Karl and Patrick Daniel, whose skeletons were found buried at the foot of a 500-foot embankment near here on Oct. 7, 1934. The victims came to their death when a car, said to have been last registered to Richey, plunged over the embankment. Richey told officers today he was in the car but escaped with a few scratches. He said when he found the woman and her children were dead he buried them and fled to Mexico. He said he later returned to the United States and entered an SERA transient camp at Phoenix, where he was captured by officers yeslerday. V.. . ... IvM Jim !p! . This is Clara Phillips as she looks today. The "tiger woman," formerly of San Bernardino, will leave prison cell today. publicity and slip quietly out of prison life. Her sister, Miss Ola Weaver, plans to meet Mrs. Phillips at the prison gates, and take her to a home in La Mesa, 20 miles from San Diego, where the sisters plan to care for their aged mother. HUSBAND MISSING The whereabouts of Armour Phillips, Clara's husband, is not known. He dropped from sight a year ago after announcing in Philadelphia that he was prepared to welcome her back as his wife. Since that time he has been reported in Los Angeles, but friends have been unable to find him, and the Weaver family professed not to know where he was. It was not known whether or not he would meet her at the prison, and officials refused to say whether he had attempted to contact his wife. Both San Quentin and Tehachapi authorities have termed Clara Phillips a model prisoner. Gone, they say, is the ungovernable temper that caused the Los Angeles murder and a few months previously had caused the unruly Clara to hurl a wrench through the windshield of a San Bernardino automobile in which her husband was riding with a feminine acquaintance. Today's parole, however, has not come without vigorous protests. District Attorney Buron Fitts of Los Angeles has referred to Clara's release as "an act calculated to cause people to lose faith in law." Los Angeles clubwomen have been active in their protests though it must be admitted their chorus has not been unanimous, some rising to defend Clara as a defender of her home and declare that Armour should have been punished, too. COUNTY CIVIC BDDYTOMEET Adoption of a budget for an intensive year of activities will be considered Friday night at a meeting of the San Bernardino county Associated Chambers of Commerce at Crestline. Plans for the session were laid last week at a Fontana conference of the chamber's advisory board. It is the plan of the board to seek from the county board of supervisors an appropriation sufficient to finance a comprehensive county booklet, and carry on in other ways a concerted publicity campaign on behalf of the county. The booklet, according to present plans, will include data regarding every section of the county, and will be profusely illustrated. It also will contain a wealth of statistical Information regarding the county. Hundreds of thousands will be printed, and made available at travel agencies, hotels, railway stations, chambers of commerce and other strategic places throughout the nation. Officials of the chamber believe that the county, through the associated chamber, will be able to capitalize far more fully than in the past on its many and diverse scenic wonders and recreational attractions. Citrus Men to Get Weather Broadcasts Regular noon forecasts of the summer weather are being broadcast over radio station KNX, through the courtesy of a number of companies manufacturing insecticides, the United States weather bureau and the Los Angeles county farm advisor's office. These broadcasts, given especially for Southern California citrus growers, will be heard every day at 12:15 p.m., with the exception of Sundays. The temperature forecast plan was inaugurated last year and proved successful, it was announced by F. O. Wallschlaeger, secretary of the California Citrus league. MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 17, 1935 BEFIT SUM EDR SUTI AH CALLED Film, Radio, Stage Players to Cooperate in Event Planned For City on June 29 Motion pictures, radio and stage players will visit San Bernardino the night of June 29 for a show for the benefit of the Salvation Army, it was announced yesterday by Sherman G. Batchelor, chairman of the Salvation Army advisory board. J. M. Loyd, member of the board, has been appointed general chairman of the big benefit show. Committees on arrangements and for the advance ticket sale will be appointed at a meeting to be held today, Mr. Loyd announced. Location of the show has not been definitiely decided, but it is the purpose of the committee to arrange for the seating of 3,000 or more spectators, said Mr. Loyd. HAYS COOPERATES Endorsement of the Salvation Army benefit in San Bernardino and promise of cooperation in securing outstanding motion picture personalities was given yesterday by the office of Will H. Hays, president of the Association of Motion Picture Producers, in a letter to the San Bernardino committee. Among the stars already invited and who have promised to attend if possible are Will Rogers and Joe Brown, it was announced. The benefit is for the purpose of raising funds with which to carry on the Salvation Army program here until the time of the regular campaign next Fall. PLAN ENDORSED Hearty endorsement of the Salvation Army benefit show was given yesterday by the chamber of com merce and the office of Mayor C. T. Johnson. Every cent realized from the show will go directly to the Salvation Army, there being no promo tional features attached to the enterprise, Mr. Batchelor announced Independent Scout Court Is Conducted Boy Scout troop No. 2 has suc cessfully conducted an independent court of honor program under leadership of Scoutmaster James Sims and the troop committee, according to President G. E. Dimmitt of the San Bernardino scouting district. Assisting Scoutmaster Sims were his aide, Ted Loggins and the following committeemen: L. O. Grae-ber, the Rev. William A. Thomas, E. W. Dorough, R. W. Graham, W. M. Allen, R. L. Redline, T. M. Elder, C. P. Lupton, Don L. Hollingsworth and Thayer W. Cline. Following are the awards made to various members of the troop in recognition of their accomplishments: Second class badge, Teddy Thomas; second class merit badge, Le-land Redline; first class badge, Tommy Elder; first class merit badge, Dwight Smith, Ernest Dorough, Tynes Richards, and Kenneth Smith; civic service award, Kenneth Smith; life award, Dwight Smith. Banning Woman Is Injured in Crash Mrs. Walter Decker of Banning suffered severe injuries late yesterday afternoon when her car collided with another in front of the city hall on Third street in San Bernardino. Officer J. G-. Lamb investigated the crash. Walter Decker was driving the car in which hlB wife was injured and Henry L. Esslo of Claremont was the driver of the other machine. Essio was backing from the curb when the Decker car crashed into his car, It was reported. Both cars were badly damaged In the accident. Mrs. Decker was given emergency treatment at the Ra-mona hospital for outs and bruises about the face and body. Woman Is Injured In Auto Accident Rose Barr, 30 years old, of 1080 Belleview avenue, was injured yesterday afternoon in an automobile accident on Tippecanoe between Mill and Third streets. Few details were received of the accident. A passing motorist took Mrs. Barr to the county hospital where she is being treated. Physicians said that she is suffering from a possible fractured collar bone, a strained back and a possible fractured vertebra. No. 4 Townsend Club To Meet Tonight The Rev. P. Z. Sananoff of San Bernardino will be the principal speaker tonight at a meeting of Townsend club No. 4 at the club's headquarters, Base Line and Garner street, it was announced by H. O. Bonter, president. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. and music and refreshments will be furnished by the Spanish members of the club. 45 Graduated In Service for Parish Pupils The St. Bernardine's Catholic school last night graduated 45 students from the elementary and high school divisions before a large audience of friends and relatives at the church auditorium, with the Rev. Fr. Patrick Dunne, pastor of the Church of St. Bernardine de Sienna, conducting the commencement exercises. The Rev. Fr. Dunne presented the diplomas to the large group of students at the joint graduation exercises. The Rev. Fr. Daniel Ryan, pastor of the Holy Rosary Catholic church, delivered the baccalaureate sermon. The high school glee club presented a musical program. The following numbers were sung: "Praise Ye the Father," "Ave Maria Stella," "Angelus," "Salutaris," "Tantum Ergo" and "Holy God We Praise Thy Name." Following are those graduated from the high school: Mary Ann Aragon, Irma Margaret Bayus, Del-vare Charbonneau, Dorothea Monica Cummings, Alice Ann Gabriel, Teressa Dorothy Green, Genevieve Louise Radka, Harold Michael Rad-ke, Bernice Eelle Sanborn, Kathleen Nora Vick and June Isabelle Wise. Those who completed their ele-mentay schooling are: Jean An-tonette Andrioli, Loraine Marian Bussieres, Mary Margaret Coony, James Hector Cole, Lucille Vivian Cardoza, Virginia Margaret Campbell, Adelaide Marie Dumouchelle, Rosemary Margaret Eimerman, David Gregory Fitzgerald, Laurence John Fitzgerald, John Hilary Fernandez, Frederick Patrick Gorcie, William Michael Gallavan, June Marie Hon, Elizabeth Mary Hennessy, Ruth Frances Hennessy, Margaret Ann Johnson, Angeline Loretta Kline, Elizabeth Beatrice Nicklin, Margaret Louise Rupplet, Mary Louise Riordon, Robert Allen Richardson, PetronellaStrommer, Lillian Mary Smith, Phillip Laurence San-dahl, George Christopher Salazar, Josephine Mary Scheppers, Robert Paul Voce, Robert Dominic Vacco, Isabel Josephine Winter, Dolores Osedra Zaragoza, Edith Lytle, James Turk, and Albert Charles Martinez. 2,500 ATTEND PENSION PICNIC With approximately 2,500 members present, a picnic' was held yesterday at the Fairmount park, in Riverside, of all the Townsend clubs In the nineteenth congressional district. Judge Frank G. Tyrrell of Los Angeles spoke at the gathering. Thomas Wallace, Los Angeles radio speaker, was chairman of the day. Members of clubs in San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties attended the meeting. All of the clubs showed a record turnout for the affair. Judge Tyrrell spoke briefly on the Townsend Plan and outlined the program for the clubs within the next several weeks. A picnic for clubs in the entire district from Bakersficld to San Diego will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Pomona fair grounds, with Governor Frank F. Merriam as the speaker. A record attendance is expected to attend the clubs' meeting and picnic next week-end. TWO ARE INJURED BELFAST, Northern Ireland. June 16. Two persons were wounded In a fresh outbreak of rioting today at Belfast docks, where police have fought terrorists for many months. A girl on her way to mass was struck by a stray bullet and a police sergeant was shot in separate shooting affrays. Medical Diplomas Awarded Class of 92 at Loma Linda Graduation Rites (Special Staff Correspondence) LOMA LINDA, June 16. Dr. George T. Harding III, nephew of the late President Warren G. Harding, today addressed the 92 graduates of the College of Medical Evangelists and the nine graduates of the Loma Linda School of Dietetics, who received diplomas before an audience of nearly 3,000 relatives and friends at the Loma Linda amphitheater. The speaker, a graduate of the college In 1928, paid tribute to the wives of the medical students, to the parents and to the friends who lent their courage and support to the young men and women taking the difficult courses leading to the degree of doctor of medicine. He paid especial tribute to the late Elder Owens, formerly of the faculty at Loma Linda who had done so much to guide many of those now numbered among the school's graduates. In closing Dr. Harding admonished the new group, which he had previously welcomed, to "carry on the torches for those who had faith in them." While the certificates of graduation were being awarded the lights CONSTRUCT! UOUNTAINS CAINS SHARPLY 56 Cottages, Costing $141,000 Constructed in Past 90 Days In Arrowhead Woods Renewed building and sales activity in the San Bernardino mountain resort regions was indicated yesterday with the announcement that construction of 56 cottages and lodges costing $141,310 ha3 been authorized in the last 90 days in the scenic Arrowhead Woods property at Lake Arrowhead. This report of construction, which is shattering all records for preceding years since the start of the huge development project in 1922, was accompanied with the statement by David G. Duncan, vice-president of Lawrence Co., Inc., of Los Angeles, exclusive agents for the Arrowhead Lake corporation, that a new Lakeside unit of the 5,000-acre San Bernardino mountains recreational community has been opened. SHARP GAIN CITED "New construction authorized so far this year at Arrowhead Woods represents more than three times the building volume for the same period of 1934, and is the greatest amount for this time of year in the entire history of the project," Dun can said. "Work has been completed on approximately 25 new cottages and iodges, and construction is in progress on the balance, in addition to a large volume of modernization work in scores of other structures in the scenic lake area." 400 HOMES BUILT Building permit records at Lake Arrowhead show that approximately 400 homes, representing a combined investment of more than $2,000,000, have been erected, or now are under way, since the development of the project began, according to the sales executive. Last year, 68 cottages and lodges, cost ing $189,270, were built there, constituting the best record for a single year up to that time, he stat ed, and current activity indicates 1935 will exceed that total by a large margin. Rocky Mountain Parley Proposed CBv Associated Preps) CHEYENNE, Wyo., June 16. Commenting on the "grass Roots" conference of Republicans at Springfield, 111., William C. Deming, Cheyenne publisher, proposed a similar meeting In the Rocky mountain region. Deming said he believed Republicans and all others who wish a change in the national administration should lose no time in arranging a conference. He urged a meeting to Include delegates from Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Idaho In the fall, or earlier. Eliot P. -T. A. Board Will Sponsor Picnic The new executive board of the Eliot elementary school P.-T.A. will entertain the members of last year's board and their families tomorrow night at a picnic dinner at the Lytle creek park. All members are urged to attend and the meeting and picnic will begin at 6:30 p.m. Colton Man Hurt as Autos in Accident Ted Gonzales of Colton suffered lacerations about the head yesterday afternoon in an automobile accident at Mt. Vernon avenue and East F street, Colton. He was given treatment at the county hospital for the Injuries. were dimmed as the scroll was pre sented to Kenneth Ellsworth Kellogg, whose father, the late L. C. Kellogg, had been a member of the faculty at Loma Linda. Dr. Kel-logg's death came suddenly last winter just as he was receiving national recognition for his works in anatomy. At that time also tribute was paid to the late Elder Arthur G. Daniels, former chairman of the college board of trustees, who died this spring, and to Frank A. Miller, master of the Glenwood Mission Inn, at Riverside, who died Saturday, and who had long been a friend of the college students. The audience stood at attention while Dr. W. W. Wirth of Los Angeles, gave a short prayer. The program for the commencement was as follows: overture, "Poet and Peasant Overture" (Suppe) and "Spring, Beautiful Spring" (Llnke), Loma Linda orchestra, Mrs. Viola Stout, director; processional, "War March of the Priests" from "Atha-lia" (Mendelssohn), Loma Linda orchestra; Invocation, Dr. Alfred Shryock; violin duet, "Serenade" (Titl), Dr. Cecil E. Burk, Dr. Harold i E. Beasley and Miss Margery Neth- Mayor Calls Council Sessions to Discuss 1935-36 City Budget Arizona's Aid For Colorado Bridge Urged A delegation of about 20 members of the Needles chamber of commerce met with a group from the Mohave county organization at Kingman, Ariz., and the Arizonans pledged their support in an effort to secure the cooperation of Arizona in the construction of an Interstate bridge across the Colorado river at Needles. The bill recently passed by the California legislature authorizing this state's participation in the project providing the necessary funds for one half the construction costs was read at the meeting. It was also pointed that Senator Ralph Swing had provided another tentative source of funds when he drafted the measure empowering the California relief commission to expend the $18,000,000 contributed by this state. A provision is contained in the bill permitting the state relief director to adopt this bridge, or at least California's part of it, as a public works project. The Mohave county group is wholehearted in its support of the project and it was sugested that all Arizona counties traversed by U. S. highway 66 would undoubtedly favor the plan which will be presented delegates from northern Arizona counties at a meeting scheduled to be held at Phoenix. Needles was invited to send representatives to Phoenix for this meeting and, to appear before the Arizona highway commission today to explain what has so far been accomplished toward the bridge con struction following Mohave county's appeal for consideration of the causeway. Mohave county will be represent ed at Phoenix by Senator J. Hu bert Smith and W. Stewart Thomp son. With a large number of members attending, three candidates were inducted into the Arrowhead parlor of Native Sons Saturday night at the Crestline clubhouse. President Eugene C. Ward had charge of the ceremonies. Along with the initiation, a steak dinner and social session were held at the mountain cabin of the parlor. Dr. Phillip Lawler of Victor-ville, Harold E. Ollson of San Bernardino and Harold R. Van Frank of Rialto were the new candidates. The affair was carried out in the pioneer style, with all officers of the parlor dressed in '49er costume. Donald E. Van Luven, chairman of the grand trustees of the grand parlor, welcomed the three new members into the parlor. Announcement was made at the gathering of the parlor's biggest event of the year, the July 4 celebration at Crestline. Harold G. Lord Is general chairman of the affair. Other prominent Native Sons attending Saturday night's meeting were Walter E. Hiskey of Santa Ana, deputy district governor and R. W. Brazelton, recording secretary of the Arrowhead parlor and governor of the past president's association of this district. ery, accompanist; address, Dr. Hard ing; vocal solo, "Recessional" (Kip-Hng-deKoven), Dr. Marvel Beem; presentation of certificates and con ferring of degrees, Dr. Percy T. Magan, president of the College of Medical Evangelists; benediction, Dr. Walter E. Macpherson and recessional, "Indepcndentia" (Hall), Loma Linda orchestra. Before presenting the certificates and degrees, Dr. Magan traced the history of the school year. He told plans for the building of the new laboratories in Loma Linda this summer. Degrees of bachelor of science in dietetics were granted to G. Lenore Eby, president; Nina Raffctt, vice-president; Esther Elizabeth Ernest, secretary; Eva May Hazeiton, Elsa Paeper, Velma Marie Davis, Doris Seemans-Gerow, Carolyn Mann-Prout and Mildred Ruby Crain. Certificates of graduation from the College of Medical Evangelists were granted to the following: Edison D. Fisher, president; Bruce Alexander Williamson, vice-president; Margaret Caroline Ris- (Continued on Page Nine) NATIVES GREET DUBS Board Meets Tonight In Last Parley of Fiscal Year The San Bernardino city council will hold its last regular meeting of the 1934-35 fiscal year tonight, and will close the 12-month period with the books of the municipality in balance, according to Mayor C. T. Johnson. Although expenditures of the fiscal year have exceeded the budget as originally drafted by approximately $15,000, this overdraft has been more than offset by greatly increased municipal revenues, he said. SESSIONS CALLED Mayor Johnson will ask the coun cil to arrange for several executive sessions to be held during this week and the ensuing week, to draft the new budget. He has submitted a proposed operating budget total of $336,000, and is ask ing the council to assist in trimming to that figure a combined budget request of more than $400,-000 submitted by his department executives. The budget maximum proposed by the mayor represents a gain of $31,000 over the 1934-35 budget, but an increase of only $16,000 over the actual expenditures of that period. The 1934-35 operating budget of $305,000 was based upon very conservative estimates of probable available operating revenues, and the city's income has gone considerably beyond those original estimates. REVENUES TO GAIN Return to the local tax rolls of the operating property formerly exempted from municipal and county taxation, will materially increase the city's revenues during the new fiscal year, even though the local tax rate Is lowered. That the city's tax rate will be lowered has been indicated by the mayor and council. State law prevents the city's budget from being Increased more than 5 per cent beyond actual operating expenditures of the current year. The $336,000 budget total proposed by Mayor Johnson is the maximum sum possible under this legislation. RELIEF FUND ISSUE No provisions have been made in the proposed budget for matching of municipal and Federal or state unemployment relief funds for work relief projects, the mayor has announced. He is working with the council In an effort to determine some way of raising whatever sum may be required for this important program. San Bernardino is preparing a comprehensive program of proposed work relief projects, headed by a new city hall and a Fifth street underpass at the Santa Fe tracks. This program will necessitate the matching of local funds with work relief or PWA appropriations. Mayor Johnson and the council have already agreed that the $336,-000 budget total is the minimum amount for efficient operation of the city during the new fiscal year. They hold that money cannot possibly be appropriated from this, budget for purchase of materials and purchase or rental of equipment to match with Federal aid on work relief projects. The council will hear the proposal of a group of citizens for an election to try to annex to the city a tract of land north of Highland avenue and east of Waterman avenue. Last year an annexation movement in that locality failed because of a protest made by some of the affected property owners. Reynolds Family In Divorce Rumor RENO, Nev., June 16. Mrs. Ruth Reynolds of Winston Salem, N. C, has established residence here apparently to divorce her husband, a member of the Reynolds tobacco family, it was learned tonight. Mrs. Reynolds is living at an Isolated dude ranch south of here. Watch This Space Every Monday 1934 Chevrolet Coach $535 Paint Good New Tires Mechanically O.K. , We recommend this car and believe it represents good value. Buy your next car from Pearson Chevrolet Co. Opposite Court House STORAGEVAULT For Your RUGS AND FURS LARSEN DYE WORKS 407 So. E Street Phone 351-03 jr-

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