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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1933, Reno, Nevada COLDER WEATHER And cloudy skies seen for TOMORROW METALS Bar New York up spot 5; future 8V. York 3.00; East St. Louis 2.87. St. FIFTY-SEVENTH YEAR TEN PAGES JANUARY 3, 1933 i TEN PAGES NO. 2 RELIEF Screen Star Dies IN HOUSE 10DAY Minimum Price on Products Would Be Established by Emergency Measure Might Be Possible to Reach Vote This Week Is View Of Speaker Garner man Jones today introduced the emergency farm relief prepared by the house agriculture committee to establish minimum prices on and ASK PREFERRED STATUS The was introduced shortly be- fore a meeting of the committee to act finally on the Jones ex- it to be reported to the house before will ask the rules committee morrow for a resolution to give the a privileged status so that we can proceed with its consideration Jones Speaker Garner said he thought it best not to limit discussion but to the house to debate the Garner said it might be possible to reach a final vote this LaGUARDIA HAS AMENDMENT Representative dia N. said he was ing an amendment to fix prices In the The present plan would seek to guarantee a value to the farmer by levying and distributing to him a tax on The as introduced by Jones would increase tariff duties on the four commodities by the amount of the processing taxes Since at present there Is no duty on short ple a tariff of five cents a pound would be In a last-minute change proposed by Representative Fulmer S. the cotton tariff also would be levied against Jute to prevent its substitution for cotton and to stimulate the use of cotton for SAYS SCHAFER In the the assertion that the domestic farm allotment measure was a was made today on the house floor by Representative Schafer Roosevelt was represent ed as being horrified at the tion of a manufacturers' sales Schafer is a sales tax that will pu an additional tax burden one bil lion dollars a year on the American tho Wisconsin opposed the sales tax las but it was picayunish compare' to this In a last-minute decision the com authorized that an amend ment be offered when the reache the house floor to add rice to th commodities already winch are and hogs ELIMINATE PREVIOUS The committee agreed also to Inate a provision previously included which would have abolished the powers of the farm board was thought best not to compli cate this with the farm Jones committee 1 needed more information regarding the board and decided to treat the entire question in a separate bll after we can have some hearings on that Under terms of the at any time that and tobacco an below the price an ad Justment charge is be levied on the processing or the commodity suf ficient to bring the price up to the levels on that portion of the crops which are consumed domestic These premiums would be paid to producers who comply with the re- for a twenty per cen acreage On the plan would take fect At would be set as the desired minimum price and the processing tax would equal the difference between this ure and the actual market price the minimum price on hogs would mount to fivo cents SEE mm IN OF DOLLAR Idaho Senator May Put As Rider to Some Other Legislative Measure JACK PICKFORD ifc LOS Jan. ability of a settlement out of court of the alimony controversy between nor film and King W. screen arose today a petition was called in court and stricken from the Attorneys said the couple was Ing to reach an Miss Boardinan had asked for an allowance of monthly for the support of herself and two children pending of a suit for separate maintenance in which she charged cruelty and named Betty Hill as to Ocean This Year Jan. J. A. and his Amy announced today that they in- tend to make a flight together across the North Atlantic some time this year completes projected solo flight next month to South J JACK DEATH AT PARIS TODAY Jan. brother of Mary Pickford and motion picture died In the American hospital here SINCE OCT. 14 He had been in the hospital since October 14 after suffering a He was thirty-six years Dr. Edmund L. who attended stated that death resulted from i neuritis which finally the brain i Mary who had kept informed of her brother's condition by transatlantic had ex- pressed a desire to come from wood to be with him but Dr. Gros told her she could not arrive In Jack Pickford went the ican hospital In Paris early in Octo- ber suffering from a breakdown with At the time he was admitted to the hospital it was said he would take a long rest IX CANADA Jan. Jack who died in Paris was born in August 18, 1896. His real name was John and with his Lottie and Mary lie began his stage career when a A traveling company during a in Toronto needed three for a so the fatherless Smith children fitted in so well that they went on the road with the com- Jack and Mary made it a life both of them finding that It filled the void in the family income made by their father's The family moved to New York in 1904, and Jack was educated at the St. Francis military academy while Mary continued on the It was Mary who first used the name of not a coined but one coming from a family Jack and Mary were pioneers in the In which the curly locked sister rose to Jack Smith was the name in the old clays of 1909 when Jack and Mack Sennett worked Bide by side at five dollars a of the old silent was the role that Jack at- first real attention and others of those early days were and In 1020, Jack became and adopted the name of John Carl his sister having by that time made the name of Pickford known throughout the cinema Jack's first wife was Olive who died in September 10, 1920. Some two years later he married Mari- lyn Miller and they were divorced in 1927. He wedded his third Mary at Del in 1930. Wheeler Says This Country Must Drop Gold Standard Or Remonetize Silver Jan. 3. Senator Idaho is preparing legislation to reduce the purchasing power of the DISCLOSED IN DEBATE Borah's effort to draft legislation was learned as Increasing ment for consideration of the money question was disclosed in a on currency on the It was believed at the capitol that the Idaho senator might offer legislation as a rider to some other coming before the senate this Off the Senator Borah told newspapermen he believes the time has come when the currency question must be and If the forthcoming economic conference does not deal with the problem the United States The floor debate was started by him when he Interrupted a discussion by Senator Bankhead of the latter's relief legislation to say the American farmer could not re- a fair price for his products with thirty-two nations off the gold ASKS LEADERSHIP need leadership on this money Bankhead had told the am waiting for If we can get the leadership of the nte interested in the question I will stay here until the late hours of the night to consider it. recognize the money problem as the paramount question of the world Senator Wheeler said the United States must go off the gold standard or we here are afraid to take a position on Wheeler SILVER Borah brought up the question ing a discussion by Bankhead of his farm relief by asserting that thirty-two nations going off the gold standard had destroyed the hope of our farmers to get a real price for their are you going to remedy that until you remedy the money Borah want to reduce the purchasing power of the Bankhead re- Increase the purchasing power of other My view is that the best way to do that is to increase the value of OFFICE OF NEW Jan. staunch Tammany was inaugurated as mayor of the city of New ending the brief administration of Joseph V. In a long speech in the aldermanic which was crowded with Tammany supporters and including former Governor Alfred E. O'Brien promised elimination of extravagance and waste and retention of the borough and county form of city O'Brien was inducted office by McKee who as president of the board of aldermen automatically became mayor on the resignation of Jams J. McKee now resumes his duties as aldermanic Tax Reforms with Moves To Relieve Real Estate Owners Coming Sessions in Seven Western States Faced by Many Problems This Year By RALPH H. 1'ress Staff Writer SAN Jan. Economy and tax with a spread move to relieve real estate of much of the tax are the chief problems before legislatures of seven Far Western states convening this FACE HEAVY DEFICITS Faced in several states by heavy de- which in California is mated as high as the lawmakers are scratching about for new sources of revenue to replace present unproductive and for means to economize all along the A general sales tax has drawn at- tention in five Political leaders of ton arid Oregon met recently and agreed to urge enactment of a uni- form sales tax in the three The move was made to protect local industries from interstate to escape a sales A plan tentatively agreed upon would levy a two per cent tax on re- tail sales and expenditures for labor over a period of twenty-six with no increase in selective taxes and no Utah and fornia legislators also are considering a sales PROPERTY TAX IMPORTANT In Utah and taxes on real property are matters of major Governor Julius L. Meier of Oregon abolished the state real property tax last year and the legislature must find a new source of revenue to take its Washington voted to limit its real estate tax to forty the stats tax commission of Utah mended of the property tax and in Nevada the council of County has mended a thirty-five per cent tion in the state tax Repeal or amendment of state liquor legalizing of boxing and horse race consolidation of state abandonment of state changes in gasoline tax branch banking and un- employment relief are some of the other major issues confronting state TWO SESSIONS OPEN Legislatures of California and Idaho assembled and started Those in Oregon and Utah meet Arizona and ton legislators gather January 9 and the assembly of Nevada meets ary 16. California in their ial indicated a serious intent to reduce the state deficit of be- tween and both by economy and the production of new Both branches of the legislature started pruning expenses in the conduct of their own eliminating some attaches and ing Legislators ex- to find a gap between present revenues and budget requirements of approximately An investigation of the tion of Gov. James under whose government a surplus of has turned into a variously estimated from to is expected to be posed by the MANY DELINQUENCIES The Idaho legislators are faced with a delinquency in taxes on real estate and the sales tax proposal appeared the with Gov. C. Ben Ross opposing it in. principle but ing it may be a Beer is ex- to enter the since Idaho has a bone-dry constitution that bans liquor the definition of an intoxicant is left to the Consolidation of state Sino-Japanese Troops in Battle For Possession of Chinese City FIRE AT VALLEJO CLUB COST FIVE LIVES the lives of five trapped as they fire swept through the historic Club at Cal. It is believed that many others may have perished by slipping away to vacant rooms following gay New Year's Eve 1'Iioto shows Fire Dennis Noon and Walter assistant searching the ruins for evidence of possible ES TAKE PART IN SIEGE ON China Notifies League But Files No Protest Against Invasion over Great Wall Jan. Four convicts who sawed way out cells In the Newcastle county workhouse and beat two guards into insensibility today were recaptured a short time later as they hid In other The Steve iel John Walen and E. Irving offered no ties when police reserves who had been rushed to the scene located After cutting their way out of their individual the prisoners sawed the bars at one end of a prison officials and dropped to the first There they overpowered Guards Arthur Miller and William Parkhill and beat them unconscious with iron bars wrapped in Then the four fled to the left wing of the workhouse where they secreted As soon as the attempted break was Deputy Wardin Baldwin telephoned the Wilmington police and in less than half an hour the men had been Jan. calling for a privilege tax on and selling in Interstate commerce was Introduced today by Representative McKeown The levy on manufacturers would be fifty dollars for each worth of goods in. Interstate The same rate would apply to salers but the tax for manufacturers who sell direct to the consumer would be one hundred Chain stores also be taxed orie hundred dollars on n commodities sold interstate and the same rate apply to mail order South Bend Bank Robbed SOUTH Jan. he Western State Bank of South Bend was held up today by three men 10 BE EXECUTED U. S. S. Jan. men were sentenced to death today for the murder of a boy who had exposed them to the authorities as The case was an almost exact lel of the recent murder of two young brothers in the nearby village of similar circum- Nikolai was waylaid and shot to death by independent whom he had accused of stealing duce and property from the collective Seattle Store Closes Jan. G. M. of the com- one of Seattle's oldest ment today the who escaped with between would cease operations after a Automobile by Christmas Tree No Present as Driver Explains Marie a nap to see n automobile standing beside 'a Christmas tree in her parlor and for moment she wondered John H. a dean of the Lewis who at ths ex- that his machine had come right through the wall of the buch he had swerved to avoid hitting car in the While he reasoned it wasn't his agreed pay the damage which was doubly satisfactory to because her a get the to Page Jan. 3. Secretary Stimson said at his press conference today that he would re- turn to New York after March 4 and resume law practice with his old firm of Putnam Roberts T. special assistant to the left that position today to resume his place with the same law y. CAPE Jan. unidentified gunmen were shot to death by seven policemen in a pistol battle in a second story flat here The men were suspected of a burglary of aj last The police took fingerprints of the men in an effort identify They men of a gang of burglars operating in Illinois and Southeast Jan. the Prince of the president of and of Belgium were reported today to have been invited to visit Chicago during the world's The tions were reported to have for- warded through the state department at Washington at the instance of tional Commander Louis A. Johnson of the American The legion holds national convention here from October 2 to 5. Jan. 3. A police officer was killed and another in two battles today as up men invaded three theatres and a escaping with in cash from two James H. Alhambra was mortally wounded during a fight in the Alhambra The killer he could crack a safe containing about Detective Lieutenant J. E. Daniels of Los An- geles was shot in the hand and beaten severely in frustrating the of a vegetable Cashiers in two other theatres were held the robbers taking from a house and from a in San The men escaped before police could Would Stap Lottery Over Radio Stations Jan. house to prevent use of casting Tor advertising was recommitted by the senate today to its interstate commerce The action was taken at the request of the committee which is minor amendments asked by the COMPOSER FOR LUSTY SISTER NEW Jan. 3. Richard Gerard Husch expressed the hope today that during the new year might have a sister as in. the good old barber shop as Adeline Husch is a postoffice clerk In which is He is also the man who wrote the words of which is art. began Mr. and Ills interrogator chimed in with the inevitable A- who wrote the song un- der the name Gerard with Harry Armstrong doing tire do as well by us as she might She was a you might didn't start stepping out into the important money until she had left had her around for a long and the best offer we got was ten A quartet ing for a song came over to give the song a Their agent said it was but the harber shop harmonizers took it didn't go over any too and we sold hsr down the or down tin pan for about five thousand From that time on like a house She one a good girl who her writers 3. Ambassador Claudel of France called on the of liam to pay his respects today and said later did not discuss war dp not expect to discuss the war debt situation for some the ambassador told y Oregon Legislators Open Session Today Jan. 3. only for the pose of dealing with the problems of taxation and unemployment the Oregon legislature met In special sion here Other legislative questions were to be withheld until the regular scheduled for January 9. There was considerable whether the special session complete work in. the allotted five Gas Cut One Cent NEW Jan. The Refining subsidiary Consolidated Oil today announced a reduction of a gallon the tank wagon and service station price of gasoline in the com- The reduction Both Sides Claim Victory in Attack on On Railroad Line BY ASSOCIATED PRESS Conflicting accounts told today of hostilities between Japanese troops and the Chinese garrison of the walled city of TOKYO VICTORY From reports to the Rengo News told of the capture cf the which is within the Groat Wall of by and the retirement of the Chinese defenders to ten miles Chinese sources in both Nanking and Peiping contradicted these re- and stated that the garrison was holding against a Japanese Both military and naval units were reported participating in the ese and Japanese sources at Shanghai said the attack on the city was aimed at cf Chinese troops in that Tho Chinese government at king announced through its foreign office that the league of nations had been notified but that no protest against Japan had been is an old border city and a railroad entrance to from points It is within the famous Great and the ment marked the first time that anese forces passed this old Jan. en- tire family was wiped out early today when a fire destroyed their one story The dead James thirty-six years his Ethel Eunice and Nanna twelve days FAMILY WIPED OUT Mrs. Miller and her children were trapped in their Miller died a few hours alter the fire from burns received when he attempted to rescue Ills family from the blazing Before he Miller told his A. W. the fire started when coal oil he was using to kindle the fire showering the three beds In which the family slept with flaming FIVE DIE IX TEXAS Jan. persons were burned to death in a fire late yesterday which destroyed the home of Walter tenant three miles north of Three others are believed dying as a result of burns received in the The fire was caused by gasoline thrown into a heated The Walter tenant on the Charles E. Nichols Three children of Mr. and Mrs. Walter aged four and six all The two-year-old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Injured and in the pital Mrs. Walter Mr. and Mrs. Jack The three are expected to Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hood escaped uninjured from the blazing GASOLINE IX STOVE The three children of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hood were burned to death in the The baby of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hood died at the Pecos hospital a few minutes after it was taken Walter Hood died in the hospital early Survivors said the gasoline was thrown into the stove after the fire had died They said they used gasoline to revive the fire in the Jack Hood and his family were his LAUNCHES HEAVY ATTACK Jan. forces have launched a sea and air attack on Chinese in the kwan area on the northeast coast of China Its aim was to drive Chinese out of the Chinese i reports Japanese press dispatches from the scene of hostilities verified reports that Japanese naval lying off the Chinese garrison at the eastern extremity of China's Great and a Japanese air force were participating in the An original 600 Japanese stationed at by treaty were reported aided by anese reinforcements from about 100 miles up the coast in The number of ments was not Japanese naval forces off shore were said to be shelling the while Japanese over the city dropping Jan. was established today that there no foundation for a rumor that Madame Magda friend of King had been murdered in Madame Lupescu is in excellent living quietly at her villa In a fashionable residential district of the She received friends there on Christmas and New Year's Burglar Suspect Files Himself In Drawer While Police Search Jan. Sheboygan police found a burglar suspect neatly away In a An officer heard him break into the A. J. ScHmidler drug The policeman shot and captured a man posted as a. Then a squad surrounded the Fixtures stock provided so many hiding places that officers decided to their quarry tear they spread through the hot air No so a painstaking search of the store was up in a drawer in the prescription almost un- conscious from Christ twenty years SAID IN CONTROL Jan. troops were reported in full control today of ancient nese border city and railway entrance into China from all points Tho Great Wall of China was passed for the first time b'y Japanese forces which have swept over during the past fifteen Japanese military reports said these forces aided Japanese already stationed in the area under the Boxer settlement of 1901, in routing the Chinese Desultory skirmishes of the past few weeks on the ern border flared into a major battle The Japanese reports claimed that in a few hours the flags of Japan and of the government of were hoisted over the Chinese Chinese troops were reported to have withdrawn to the treaty port about ten miles south of Reinforcements were on the way to both cities to en the opposing the Japanese dispatches The cause of the outbreak was ob- Japanese claimed military movements there were necessitated in the defense of Manchuria and for tna operation of the Is the route from the north to only about 150 miles from and which carries on the of its commerce through NOTIFY LEAGTE OF NATIONS Jan. for- eign office of the national ment announced today the ment had notified the League of tions at Geneva of the but had not protested against This was taken to in- that no action Is to be taken until the situation Meanwhile the Chinese government will reiterate its standing orders to Chinese troops to resist wherever and whenever Japanese forces attack nese Keenest excitement prevails The disregarding the usual New Year published extra editions in which the kwan developments were Official circles are anxiously ing the outcome of the Eomo circles fearing grave events may possibly including the bility of major Japanese operations in North WASHINGTON WATCHES Jan. and official Washington watched the kwan situation and without effort to of the occupation of tha to rage
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