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Nevada State Journal (Newspaper) - December 5, 1932, Reno, Nevada METAL PRICES Copper St Louis 2.90 N Y 3.00 St 15 25.65 Established November 28 1870 Client of the United Press Associations THE WEATHER Monday and day colder north portion Tuesday TEMPERATURE YESTERDAY Volume No 129 RENO NEVADA MONDAY DECEMBER 5 1932 Five Cents S ARRIVE IN Doubt Felt That Repeal Will Win Today Southern Members STATIC Jf Are Grumbling Garner's Program Turbulent Session of Congress is Ahead WASHINGTON Dec The test of 18th amendment repeal in the house tomorrow coming denly after 12 years will plunge congress into a short session that promises to be turbulent and may affect vitally the incoming velt administration It was doubtful tonight whether Speaker John N Garner's repeal move would win conceded the vote would be close and might be decided by absentees A ber of members largely from the south still were grumbling at the extraordinary procedure that ner has adopted and only lack a champion to break into revolt Stm Hope for Victory Garner still hoped for victory night as did his lieutenants who have been whipping their forces into line None however loudly fore- cast success Democratic Floor Leader Henry T Rainey and John McDuffie cratic whip were at their capitol of- fices making a final check It's going to be said Duffie Some are still ing about the unusual procedure on the opening day Some object to the oL ratification which thV Garner amendment provides They want to use the state legislature method of ratification Others want tion for dry states and a guarantee against return of the Drama Forecast This spectacular and event on the opening day coupled with the invasion of 2500 hunger marchers who converged upon the capital held more potential drama than at any iion opening m recent years Grave face this final sion of the congress which goes out of existence on March 4 The 18th amendment repeal test holds attention the opening day but 1 behind and pressing for Explosion tion are a number of farm relief Volstead act tion war debts economy and taxes Failure of beer legislation and farm relief would precipitate an extra session soon after President-elect Program of Opening Day In Congress WASHINGTON Dec program for the opening day of congress row SENATE Called to order at noon by Vice President Curtis Prayer by chaplain Three new senators sworn in Walker democrat Colorado Robert R Reynolds democrat south Carolina and Elijah S Grammer republican Washington Appointment of committee to notify President Hoover that senate is m session Adjourn out of respect to Senators L Jones re- publican Washington and Charles W Waterman can who died during recess HOUSE Called to order at noon by Speaker Garner Prayer by chaplain New congressmen elected to vacancies sworn in Roll call Appointment of committee to notify President Hoover that house is in session Garner will recognize man Sumners of judiciary com- to up 18th ment repeal resolution If ners refuses Democratic Leader Rainey wll be recognized to move that the house suspend the rules to vote upon the re- peal resolution after this business completed Youth Locks Up Man in Battery Shop and Escapes With Escapes I Time to See Bandit Flee n SPARKS Dec young dit entered the Sparks Service tion 1445 B street at p m day pushed an automatic into Tom ribs and escaped with cash which he took from the till who is attendant at the station said that the bandit alone walked into the station produced a gun and holding him at bay took the money The robber then forced Friberg to walk to a battery shop 50 yards in the rear of the station where the bandit locked him up Friberg said that he escaped through a rear door of the battery shop just in time to see the bandit running down Fifteenth street He called police who scoured the neighborhood the railroad yards and tracks but could find no one answering tha description Police believe the man had a car parked in the neighborhood of the station The was in silver and bills Ed George proprietor of the place and his mother Mrs E M George visited in Battle Mountain day They returned to Sparks about 10 minutes after the holdup FATAL Walker Insists He Is Out of Politics Colorado Democrat Flies to Washington For Senate Opening WASHINGTON Dec The capital watched with interest tonight the dramatic flight being made by Walter Walker a Colorado newspaper publisher to be in Ins senate seat when congress con- venes on Monday Walker a democrat was ed by Governor Adams to succeed Senator Waterman who died during the recess The publisher was de- in the recent election by Karl C Schuyler a republican Normally Walker would not have served in the senate Schuyler would have been sworn in on the first day of the lame duck session An error by the clerk of Hinsdale county m failing to certify the tion of Schuyler to state authorities delayed dispatch of the republican's certification papers to the U S senate Thus Walker will serve at least two days pending arrival of credentials As a member of the senate the published would be entitled to col- lect about m mileage allowed by law for attendance at each sion of congress Schuyler here to greet him The senator-elect finds the situation amusing He told the United Press he planned to go to the senate on the opening day to pay my re- spects to Mr Walker Democratic leaders indicated night they would make no attempt to organize the senate for the short session although after Walker in sworn in they would have a majority of one in that body The alignment would Democrats 48 cans 47 farmer-labor 1 It did not appear tonight that Walker would have an opportunity to cast a vote on any vital tion in the few days he will serve in the senate The opening days are confined to routine lutions KANSAS CITY Mo Dec Monday Walter Walker of Colorado his dramatic dash to Washington to give the democratic party control of the upper house when congress con- venes today left here by plane at a m today Walker was due in Pittsburgh at When the publisher ends his a m today and in Washington flight from Colorado he will find I at a m vril Irian Freighter Goes on Shore at Mouth of Columbia Roosevelt assumes office and president enjoys this prospect Roosevelt is intensely interested in the course of this congress Garner by his unusual tactics will force the attention of the ASTORIA Ore Dec A veteran salt-water skipper Cap- tain Ernest Landstrom of Seattle stood alone on the bridge of the freighter Sea Thrush as towering breakers hammered it where it lav aground tonight at the mouth of the Columbia river A coast guard cutter and boats abandoned efforts to float the Sea Thrush from the sands of The crew of 31 including TAYLOR Texas UP One man was killed a woman was injured probably fatally and two no other were burned tonight in a rooming house gas explosion by authorities to be the result of a suicide pact The dead man was Lotus Klein 50 Dallas owner of a store try tomorrow on the house over here which he presides The senate Miss Lydia Kenton maid was expected to meet only briefly ad- out of respect to the ory of the late Senators L Jones Washington and Charles W Waterman Colorado republicans after appointing the usual tee to notify the president that the body is in session CAP Fiance Dec 4 any doubts exist on the question of James J Walker's return to politics they should be dispelled forever the New York mayor told a reported today Since I have sacrificed myself to Believed Party Walker said I have de- j -T irrevocably not to return to I 22 Filipino politics Seven years as mayor of men and one stowaway New York is enough for anyone brought into the harbor here by the cutter Redwing Miss Prances Whiting of Olympia omy passenger was removed irom the wreck at noon and brought ashore in a coast guard small boat The ship was hidden from the sight of anxious watchers in boats and on shore by the dense fog that caused the Shepard liner to ground at daybreak when Captain strom tried to take her inside the river without a bar pilot NEW UNIT OF VALUE URGED burned so seriously she was not ex 5 to live One wall of the rooming house was torn out and the structure was by thr blast Whitlock Seriously 111 in French City CANNES France Dec UP Two specialists were m close dance on Biand Whitlock wartime ambassador to Belgium tonight Whitlock suffering from one of the worst cases of shingles local physicians have ever observed is considered m a very serious tion JAPANESE DRIVE ON CHINESE 2 Armies Campaign for Rail Control and Big Part of Manchuria Damaged Tunnel Said to Block Retreat of Gen Su ON BRIDAL TRIP W C T U Prays to i n n 1 Block Dry Repeal Mrs Roosevelt Sr To Go to Islands CHICAGO Dec group of women met at sunrise day in a church in the suburb of Geneva and prayed From there they went to another church and then to others praying at each Tomorrow they will start again at sunrise They are members ot the Women's Christian Tempeiance un- ion and they are resorting to prayer to prevent the repeal of the 18th amendment Trio Arrested for Disturbing Peace Issy Woodford 60 John J Dacey 37 and C J Weiler 45 were ar- rested for allegedly disturbing the peace at 129 Ralston street last night They were said to have been drunk and creating a disturbance Dacey was released on bail to appear in police court this morning The other two were held in the city jail George Caznave was arrested and held for investigation in another case OYSTER BAY N Y Dec Theodore Roosevelt SP widow of the former president is leaving her home here Tuesday to spend Christmas with her eldest son Theodore Roosevelt Jr governor of the Philippines School Burns With Mercury 30 Below FAIRBANKS Alaska Dec 4 the mercury hovered at 30 degrees below zero here today the Fairbanks school nig housing 450 high school and grade school students burned to the ground None was in the building at the time But Crowd Proves Too Much for Caretaker in French TOULON France Dec Certain thirsty if elderly Toulon woman's citizens of Toulon request that a bottle of wine and a glass be kept beside her grave at all times has given to a heated controversy among pal officials Madame Bevvy just she died wrote the wine clause into her will declaring that people should be able to drink while ing cemeteries not pious immediately began making frequent visits to the graveside The situation became such in fact that at times a line was formed at the table and the sexton charged with carrying out the terms of the will was kept busy all day long keeping the bottle Eventually the job became loo much for him and he complained to police The matter has come to After she had been buried a table j the official attention of the was set up beside her grave a bottle of red wine and a glass were placed on it city authorities and a is on foot to have water placed on the j table instead of wine MAYOR AL Smith Asked to Run in New York London Body Asks Bartex System Be Adopted LONDON Dec an artificial new unit of value may soon take its place be- the pound the dollar and the yen if the London chamber of commerce is successful with its scheme to solve the grave problem created by exchange restrictions The plan is a modern version of the worlds oldest form of cial transaction simple bartering To facilitate international ment it would have its own unit cf currency known as based on goods rather than gold or silver There are now 35 nations over I the world which have restrictions on the export of their currency or gold Economic experts are mous in the opinion that these constitute one of the greatest barriers to returning The forthcoming world economic conference may find rome means of overcoming them but no generally acceptable solution is yet in sight The British government some tune m the next few weeks will be asked to introduce the new world-wide bartering arrangement TSITSIHAR Manchuria day Dec combined might of two Japanese armies today was thrown against the Chinese General Su in an effort to restore Manchurian control of a large part of Heilungkiang province and the important Chinese Eastern railroad A dispatch de- clared Su's army was retreating up the railway from the heart of the province toward Hailar where his headquarters are located Scouting airplanes returning here today reported the west end of the tunnel was covered by snow Observers in the planes said no trains had passed through the nel fo rseveral days They assumed it was damaged and that General Su's retreat was thereby blocked between Pokutu and Hsingan If their deductions were correct Su's army is from its headquarters from the advancing Japanese tary machine by any means other than marching through the deep snow in sub-zero weather over a mountain range The Japanese advance would j wise be made difficult 1 Japanese bombing planes carried their loads of destruction over the rugged mountains and dropped them on Su's headquarters dispatches said The general's dence was a target Reports of Japanese success were in conflict One dispatch declared General Miyamoto and of the imperial Japanese army hoped to seize Hailar within a few days Another said Su's forces had the railroad and had fled to the southwest in automobiles and on camels 2500 CAMP NEAR DOOR OF CAPITOL From Every Section of Nation Trek Forces of Jobless Accompanied her tive gaiet Phillips of New York Mrs Matthewson widow of ihc famous National league pitcher of a decade ago sailed San Francisco the other day on the Dollar liner for hai Mist Phillips will become the buide of Plight Lieutenant Ji upon their ar- rival in The photo Eh OWE Miss Phillips Two Children Die In L A Car Crash Prohibitionists in Japan Are Active TOKIO Dec 4 prohibitionists have begun a to eliminate wine from ding ceremonies thus attacking a most ancient tradition The first dry wedding was celebrated when Takeo Koyama leader of the dents league was married to Aoki No wine was served Reno Man Reports Collision of Autos Depression Results Discovery of Peculations NEW YORK Dec of some over a period of years by a trusted employe j who spent the money in establishing a fine fur farm and s chicken farm was revealed tonight by the ard Vacuum Transportation com- pany The employe was said to be liam C Head an assistant ter Claude A Thompson general counsel for the company said the thefts began many years ago Dis- covery came when the depression brought retrenchment and closer supervision of expenditures Head was said o have confessed and to have offered to repay all he could The fur and chicken farm near Bangor Me have been taken over by the company Head has not been arrested but the district attorney hai the facts of the and follow il was said I LONG BEACH Cal Dec 4 NEW YORK Dec children were killed and With Mayor-elect John Patrick four others injured today in a O'Brien not due to take office until j way crash involving two buses and January 1 1933 New Yorkers an automobile loaded with day heard the cry of a sters bound for the beach Dead partisan citizens committee to are three-year-old Jimmy Urban draft Al Smith for reorganization I and hls sister Emma 14 children of mayor in 1933 Mr and Mrs John Urban j Declaring that the government of our city in all its branches is being used as a mere tool for the accomplishment of private poses by the political a young business men's committee set forth a studied document em- that the former leadership is required His ability to do so is due marily to the implicit confidence reposed in him and the genuine affection held for him by all his but especially by those very voters who usually port the machine ticket with their the announcement stated J W Hess 635 Evans avenue re- ported to police last night that a car driven by Gus Williams colored struck the rear of his machine at Second and Center streets Bumper and fender of Hess car were aged he said Louise Stephens Indian was ar- rested charged with being I Prohibition Chief Of Honolulu Dies HONOLULU T II Dec UP F J Herbert federal tion administrator foi Hawaii died today n retired army col- one was prohibition ad- ministrator in 4 Quakes Recorded In Nation's Capital WASHINGTON Dec Four earth shocks one of them vere were recorded last night and today on the seismograph at Georgetown university Modoc County Bank Closes Its Doors I ALTURAS Cal Dec The Modoc County Bank closed its doors Saturday at orders of the state banking superintendent j The bank maintained branches at Fort Bidwell and Cedarville j It was understood frozen assets caused the closing Mahatma Hunger Strikes 24 Hours Then Threatens to Renew His Fast 200 Police With Gas Bombs Ready for Action WASHINGTON Dec The hunger marchers are at their end All afternoon they wheeled into the city in a peaceful invasion and twilight found 2500 of them en- camped two miles from the center of Washington A sky held the of a rainy night under the stars as travel-stained men and women climbed the hills of their camp ground for a glimpse of the distant capitol goal of their trek From Everywhere They came from the sun-scorched plateaus of New Mexico from the lands of the middle west and from that unsavory section of New York city so aptly called Hell's Kitchen Everything that rolled and ed carried them They came down the concrete ribbons of tha ways in trucks motorcycles and Police waited at the of Columbia line formed an escort at the head of the columns and led the way to Camp Meigs on the fringe of the city 206 Polite Stragglers approached from every road and the first smudge of dusk found a column of 1000 toiling fully through the last stages of their journey still 19 miles from Washington At Camp Meigs 200 police under the personal supervision of Major Ernest Brown superintendent stood sentinel with tear-gas bombs ready to surpress the first sign of der Two hundred women were among the first column to reach the con- centration camp and they busied themselves preparing rude shelters for the night Leaders of the march said they had housing tions for only 600 but was ample for the three-day stay March to Music Morale was excellent A piece band blared the ale and the chorus swelled above the hills of Camp Meigs Trucks and autos were plastered with ards On to Fifty dollars for every ployed person We demand insurance The column from the west which was through Virginia passed through the aristocratic hunting section of the state They laughed at signs posted on fences of the broad estates reading ers for sale Pauses were frequent with the marchers flocking to brooks to wash their faces and shave before moving on into ington Coal War Veteran Dies by Own Gun HARLAN Ky Dec man who had been shot times m coal wars died today from a wound dentally inflicted by himself Estes Cox 45 a mine guard who was with Harlan county deputies when they fought a battle at Evarte miners last winter shot self m the leg this morning while cleaning his gun at Baxter one mile from here He died from loss of blood before he could get to tho hospital here Senator To Go From j Hospital to Capitol CHICAGO Dec tor James Hamilton Lewis of Illinois will be sufficiently recovered from a recent illness to go to Washington sometime this week Dr M L i ris his physician said today j ator Lewis has been in a hospital here for several weeks POONA India Dec Protesting against alleged unfair treatment of one of his fellow in jail Mahatma Gandhi today completed a 24-hour hunger strike with the threat that unless some action is taken he will renew his fast Wednesday The 24 foodless hours caused Gandhi to lose six pounds and rendered him so weak that he has to be carried in a stretcher it was said at the jail Gandhi became interested in the case of a prisoner named some time ago and to the government asking that he be permitted to air his grievances When no reply forthcoming Gandhi began his last yesterday continuing it up to today on the question ot He is a former professor and a high class Brahmin imprisoned for ing part in the civil disobedience campaign He offered to do the prison a task given to un- touchables ind the government re- fused un the grounds that ing is reserved for Allied Dry Forces To Continue Fight NEW YORK Dec Allied Forces dry organization day issued a statement ing a continued fight on repeal of the 18th amendment and ing the present crisis as a lenge to go forward We are against any measure for legalizing beer or for liberalizing the Volstead act that the the statement read JEWS PA PER I
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