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   Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - January 27, 1940, Yuma, Arizona                             THE WEATHEB 11.8. Weather Barwm 1 U'rt hull) Hum. 05 0 p. m. 34 0 u. m. 4D 01 Noon 1 1 Korccast: Partly cloudy tonight .-mil Sunday, temperatures about the ntd THE YUMA ABIZONA SENT1 Yuma, Arizona "The Capital the United States" Temp, nt a. m. today _ 87 Highest last 24 hours .........._ Lowest last 24 hours 63 Average high this dale 68 Average low this dale 4i Rainfall last 24 hours 0 Rainfall for month ................trace Sunshine, of poss. yest'd'y 93 VOLUME 23 YUMA, ARIZONA SAXUKDAY, JANUARY 27, 1940 THE YUMA ARIZONA 23 BREEDLOVE CO. IS AWARDED CONTRACT FOR CLAY LINING 15MILESOFA.A.CANAL The E. N. and J. VV. Breedipye Selection of the Brccdlovc com- Kxcavating Co., of Alhambra, Cal., jpany's bid of J93.040 for the job has been awarded the contract for came after Mark L. Hart, contrac- placing a clay lining on about 15 tor who submitted the lowest of miles of the AH-American canal north of the Bard district, it was announced today by L. J. Foster, City Of Flint Home From Adventures Uureau of Reclamation engineer In charge of canal construction. 11 bids opened here last Oct. 38, notified the bureau that he would be unable to fulfill the contract, Foster said. Hart's bid was 563.60. Refuses Contract Second-low bidder, R. ID. Hazard i Sons, San Diego, was olitieu the contract Dec. on his bid of but declined because the bureau relused to extend me tune limit stipulated, 150 days from date of receipt of notice to pro- ceed. Liquidated damages for failure to finish the job in the al- lotted time are set in the invita- tion for bids at per day. The San Diego firm had stipulated a time limit of 60 days in its bid. Decision to line the sides of the big canal with clay at this point lollowed a lest of the first 20 miles which revealed a 15 per cent leakage. Engineers felt COMMERCIAL BENEFITS DERIVED BY SOUTHWEST FROM NAVAL BASES STRESSED BY LUNCHEON SPEAKER f for M ttt. Oct. 9 d by OcutKhkind. Oct. Murmansk undtr Report Britain Asked Reconsider Reply To Japan TOKYO, Jan. 27 (U.R) -Foreign Minister Hachlro Arita was re- ported today to have asked Brit- ain to reconsider her rejjjy to the strong Japanese against action of a British warship in stop- ping the Japanese liner Asama Maru and taking Iherefrom 21 German seamen. The British reply, handed to Ar- while this is not an extraordinanlj iU today by British Ambassador' large percentage, some 20-year old ..Sir Robert Craigic. was described canals having greater leakage, After n voyage filled with dramutic incidents capture Yv-fflrJally by the Japanese as a j second feet of water which at Ma hv   and being sailed Virngthy, legalistic document." I5y Agency Oct. 26 S i I c from MurmantJt. Nor 4 Norway Nazi crew, U. S. at Jen. 9 Narvc. port for' the canal must carry to the Imper- i ial valley might endanger the JBard division of the Yuma Pro- Arita asked the Briliah to iject and Indian reservation lands. Hence the decision to clay line the 15-mile sector. Canal Neara Completion The clay lining is the last re- (maining work on the 80-mile can- i al and the Imperial Irrigation district is expected to begin gel- ling its water suply through the new_caDal the .latter part of this year or the first of next. Work is proceeding on the Co- achella branch of All American jviilcr was rcporled by the ...Nso Domel News Agency report was supported by cment thai the British re- .d not be made public im- y. tbinel was called for Mon- ing plai avenue ond stre First, torney and bu Ihe cor ond wh jonsider the statement on ma Maru incidcnl which A'dmiral" vill make to parliament Thoj- W TV reconvenes next week. office jnlijcated that reply would not be at sea by (he German pocket battleship Dcntschlnnd and being sailed by a crew through the British blockade to Murmansk, Russia, the freighter City of Flint arrived home today, docking at Baltimore. Pictured aiiovc arc the City of flint anil It's captain, Joseph A. Gainard. REDS Says FlintCrew HEAVY UKS FINNS CLAIM .Navy and marine corps activi- tics in and around San Diego and father north up the coast toward 'Los Angeles took on a new sig- to Yumans Friday noon when they heard Rear. Admiral! K. DeFrees, comandant of the nth naval district at San Di ego, explain the commercial pos- sibilities in having practically one fourth of the United States navy bastJ at San Diego and a larger group based near Las Angeles. Admiral DeFrees, with a group of San Diego business and professional men on a good wUl tour, spoke to the chamber of commerce members and visitors at the Clymer dining room. From Yum.t thu San Diegans were to return to the Imperial valley for a meeting in El Centre fc'riday night. Hupp 1'resiiles R'jocue Kupp, president of the Yuma chamber ot commerce, pre- sided iit the meeting-, later turn- ing it over to John T. Martin, chan man of the business develop- ment committee of the San Di- ego chamber of commerce. John H. Huber, member of the Yuma city council, substituted for Mayor Walter S. Ingalls in wel- comir.g the visitors to the city. C. C. Dunbar, Yuma, spoke i briefly and prodded the visitors about lending a hand with adver- the "shortest route to the coast" load from El Centro to Sai! Diego. Following the luncheon program mtmber.s of the Yuma group look j CHURCHILL WARNS GERMANY ALLIES DO NOT INTEND TO REMAIN ON DEFENSIVE MANCHESTER. Eng., Jan. 27 Adolf Hitler already has lost his best chance to win the war and the heroic resistance of the Finns against Russia should inspire the Allies. First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill said in a speech here today. Sen. Norris Says He's For Wheeler Unless F. R. Runs was appointed io the naval acad- emy in 180U from his home state of Illinois. He graduated and his career with the navy has been colorful and includes the transi- tion from sails to steam to the modern turbo-electric drive ships. His career has carried hiiri WASHINGTON. Jan. 27 (U.R) Sen. George W. N'orris, Intl., Neb., close friend of the New Deal, an- today that Sen. Button K. Wheeler, D., Mont., was his choice for Uic Presidency if Pres- ident Roosevelt does not seek a third term. 'If President. Roosevelt the Democratic candidate and Wheeler is I'd support Nor- ris said. "1 think Wheeler1 has made a wonderfully fine record since he's served in the senate. He is fully qualified to be Presi- dent." through service" in every type of Wheeler liiis made a wonderfully surface and undersells naval craft. It was his ship that landed the 'first U. S. tturips- of the Ameri- jean expeditionary forces on ttie French soil in the World War. Shlp I canal. Field engineering have been offices BALTIMORE. Jan. 27 (U.PJ- jCn.pt. .Ic.snph Gainard. who skip- Rin-Ipricii the '1.963-tcn freighter City sian trcops v.-liich yesterday re-'of Flint through 113 days of war Knowing something of the ad- trip to Impel1-1 miral's cm eer, ttm.se present at the they left in llieir tiinr.cv meeting listened to his for the Imperial' messugu attentively. 1 He stressed particularly thu HELSINKI. Jan. the visitors on ial beftn e chaUeicd bits valley. speaker. Admiral io the entire Snuthweat liom hnv- has been in service, in practically' ing such a large purliun of the every department of the navy. He  .l- lacks northeast cf Ladoga, said tiilay they believed [he tle wai developing into a rVjs-ftn fraignler by a sea jlieved tc- Board of Directors C of C Meets Noon on bath sides and its name Roscoe F. Rupp, president of white letters "-feet high in- the Yuma county chamber of j bus called a meeting' jircctors of the j civic organization for Monday! noon. Jan. 29, at the San Carlos i navy navv prepare lor fighting." ______A_________ TEMPERATURES OVER THE HAT10N A record low of nine below zero was recorded at a.m. at the I Birmingham. Ala., airport. Nearly m- the il-eii rn bcth side.-, of the hull. f 'iviianl. in an while tlie ship lay a: anchor at qinrsn- j of the "oara tine, said that lie had to admonish thp c'-cw Rgainst belligeiencc to-I the put aboard ihc raider, be- I Jennis Tourney Finals; Tidball Sun. fine record since he's served in the senate. He is fully qualified to be I'rc.sident." -N'orris previously had announc- ed his belief that Mr. Roosevelt should seek a third tonn if an in- ternational crisis threatens Ihc peace of this country. Cal. Legislature Special Session o Open Monday Churchill also warned Germany the Allies do not intend to remain on the defensive. "We hope the day will come when Hitler will be wondering where he is going to be struck Churchill said. "What wo have seen of the Rus- sian war effort when opposed by the heroic Finns should give the British and French democracies and parliaments additional confi- dence in their own struggle' with Nazi Churchill said. Churchill saia that Britain did not have the right to begin bomb- ing Germany but he warned Hit- ler that speedy retaliation wouU follow any bombing of Britain. "The haggard and hard-driven party regime which the naiis raised and reared from defeat and hatred may function for a while vith terrible precision but whether t has the same solidarity or pow- r to endure reserves which were shown by the Kaiser'3 Germany las yet to be Churchill said. "We must put it to proof." Former American Liner Hits Rock, Sinks Off Japan KAGOSHIMA, Japan, Jan. 27- former American mail liner President Madison, making her first run as the Philippine lin- er President Manuel Quezon, sank off the south coast of Japan to- j 'lay. i The liner remained I afloat almost eight hours I striking a submerged rock and her j 114 crew members and 12 passen- j gers were transferred safely lo 1 rescue vessels. CARLOADINGS all of Tennessee and the north por- .heavy expenditures j lions cf Mississippi. Alabama and machines. Georgia recorded sub-zero tem- peratures. It war. one bnlcw ai. Jackson, in central Mississippi, and in Atlanta the mercury had dropped three de- defeat. This was the seventh day of tho Russian attack. It had not gain- ed them a mile, according to re- I ports from 1'ie front, despite Deutsehland. "The officers hotel cafe. The meeting is called for the be the pocket battleship psiriwae of considering recommen- dations and program submitted by In addition lo the finals in the mcj'.'s and junior divisions of the midwinter tennis tournament slat- ed for tomorrow on the avenue school courts, e.xhibitio matched during the will j uiX. Calif., _ (tl.Ri--Oov. todayl convoked the legislature into spec-' ial session Mundny and unexpect- jedly included the Central Valley Pacjfic frci llt ljrril> i [Knver system revenue bonus in an agenda of subjects. ,lals announced tins morning that i The legislature will convene at the following cat-loadings wcro_, 110 a.m. Monday and Governor Ol-; shipped from Yuma via rail ycs- P "I son will deliver bis legislative' and crew ciurinj the temporary Tfunm Sunshine Club committee. jgele Temperatures for 2'l fj a.m. Admits Chicago....... Denver Kcrcka Frc.-no Havre. Mont. I os Angeles Memphis New Orleans fcScw York C Portland Redding Reno Roscburg SI. Louis Salt Lake City.. Ban Artonio San Diego San Francisco Seattle Washington, D. Yuma ..................18 ...................1-1 .................41 ...................50 ...................'.70 ....................19 ..................70 ....................20 ....................31 ...................30 ...................54 ....................58 ....................57 ...................54 grces in an hour to four above and was still falling. Florida, whore orange growers hours end- 'have a sleepless week tend- smudge pnts in an effort IT High Ixm- ward off citrus losses, reported a 5 general freeze. Temperatures 2 ranged from 18 at Jacksonville in 8 the north part of the slale to 20 53 at Tumpa, on the central gulf 48 coast. -5 Relief agencies in the larger cit- 54 ,ics were running short of funds to 0 .buy fuel and clothing for the poor. 47 35 67 C 20 23 52 53 43 3 53 [Held Too Young to Be Single Again in men and I Corsiaering the apparently care- ful preparations which tho R.is- sians made, and the weight they threw into the :n an effort to flank lh? Manncrheiir, line, the Finns iiiggcsUd that the offensive must now be adjudged z fr.iline. MESACAGEFSS WIN 33-23 OVER YUMA CRIMINALS JAP ARMY REPLY TO U. S., BRITISH MOVES SEEN IN TIGHTENING OF IT'S BLOCKADE OF FOREIGN CONCESSIONS i message at p.m. befoie both houses in juint session. A stormy session lusting from lour to eight l.1 i weeks was predicted. intercollegiate champion, it_____' _ announced today by Clarer.ce svas Riessc-n. president of the Yuiv.a Tennis club, toul nar.ier.t sponsor. Preliminary rounds wen: played last week-end. g LEAVE I 10 terday: S ears lettuce 4 ears carrots 3 cars merchandise 2 cars hay 1 car mixed vegetables 1 car grapefruit _________A______.._ WIRE FLASHES N. China. Jan. 2. (U.R: The Japanese, explaining I army aulhorilic-s suii- intention lo electrify the bnrbn idenly lightened their blockade of wire, thai numerous Chines line British and French coner-s- had been their barricad." HOI SIC, Tilu.. Jim. Joan i nomad, nun.eci A. lioliciisen tu aucc ilimui nJ. iioian m States senaiu, oy Oov. C. eu ir.e late me ututeci o lo abJi- I inglon wilhm 10 uays to ue sions tcday. Markel bootlis in th" were emptied of foori by anxir.tis land prices more than doubled. Japanese authorities informed MESA, Jan. Mesaithe British consulate that thev High school's Jackrabbits won an I intended to electrify barbed wire inter-conference basketball game'. barricades surrounding the con- the Yuma High Criminals by cessions, starting tomorrow. army electricians nrcpniinff the wires for clectrifi-j ration. Slav Aim AI U. S. of 33 to 23 here last Assembly of South Africa Defeats Move For Peace CAPF. TOWN. South Africa. Jiin. 27   -The South Africa assembly, voling 81 lo 30. today a motion by iornicr Pro- micr J. B. M. Herlzog call- iuf, f'r iinnici.'idlc peace Ger- nnmy. Observer" were at .ihow of strength by Horizon's supporters, but subsequeit'y it was announced that an agreement had been reached between xog's group and the. Nationalists to Hert- South Afri- fiirm a Jnited lien la.it Tuesday and Hi said that "the lime for peace has He denounced supported of the. war for bellevlrg that Fuehrer Adolf domination and demanded that South Africa negotiate a eepar- peace. K-thorin. Qutari 18 above, of over a score night. Yuma took an early lead and held it until the final period. Then :setter! Though the natural assumption seemed to be that the Asama JNfaru incidcnl brought about the intcnsificalion of tbe blockmlc. there was some feeling that This drastic measure, intended lo prevent "smuggling" of food the expiration of the Japanese- (1H" into the concession, had been re-'American trade treaty, denounced i Llle (o when Japan first im- ,by the United States because posed the blockade lust June Klits di.ssalisfaetion v.-ith Japanese ai because it was tlispleascd wilb [activities in China, miglit have er. will play an exiiibitiun mixed j doubles nialcb against Miss baia Gains and Lyn Johnson, Cjl-. exico tennis coaches, at 1 p.m. tins there be a their, ir.en's double exhibition pitting irbnd white ami Riesson of Y u m a against Tidbaii BiM Maxwell 1 m- uj Qeniro Thomas' refusal lo comment I possibility he uuuiu ri.n me August primary wntn tnc of Hoiabs lei'in 16 lo all comers, ttui.-i Mougnc. haot of candidates uuo the ueiri. liorab s term womtl nave expne.. Jan. 1, 10-ta. Thomas, an Old-Guard e.ui and i.sulatifjnist, tiLiijieci I', Ihe post last mgnt. the HCTOIIU tune lie had iiut-n bonoreii. rker RIVER FROZEN OVEIt PORTSMOUTH, O., Jan. 27--" Ohio river u'.is frozen over at Portsmouth today for the first time since 1DIS. From 1 Vanceburg. Ky., there iin ice I jam 20 miles long. The ice was piled several feel high ir. To Turn On Power 'in Pcsrker-Phoenix Line MKN LOST LONDON. Jan. i adnnnilty UIUKJIIEH-L 1 18S men. lost with the 1'HOI-INIX. ck' tin- i1; Diu.i-Pboi nix barrage of shots that pulled the i Jackrabbits into the lead and victory. Aldredge led his team with eight points, tying for high honors with Corona of Yiima. SUPERIOR COURT the H. ai'.n'Jiiit; :u f- Tim :i tocay that 10 officers, dusu Cx- loss a mme ex- was WcdnL'd- uay. Tlie project v. .1.-. irx bavo boon ready lor U.SL- bnl difficulty in iaisii'.x the rugged cmmtiy riL-ii (jiuiscii tin- can icp'Jitcd. Henry C. Kelly, Jmlgu S. .Mont Smith, Clerk Great Britain's altitude regarding played a part. i The United Stains had Thc blockade had been a bcncvp- j plained that the concessions black- lent one fcr many weeks, and nal- :adc interfered with American bus- nrally significance was attached iness. to its intensification immediately; Gen. Masabjrii Momma. jfollowing the British seizure nt 21 iioinmandT in chief for th; jCermnn seamen from the Japan- iTicntsin area, told tbc Ur.ltrd jese liner Asama Maru near thr- I Press only two days ago that tin- ,.cl. Japanese coast. less the United States i Only Italians and a few white to Japanese will." the army I Russians were prrmii-j would review the nnd jtcd to take small amounts of fond nppropriMc steps." Hr- ;inlo the concession for their own said that he wax disappointed with How Low Nations' Armies Compare I'l.ANS IIUKUKU BURBAN'K, AlKl'OitT iu.R. -1'ians to Calif., Jan. 27 build a moilcrn uir- ower can LCU Mi! al tii. lap SoutlH-rn Power f.'ns A Ics D.-un i I M i Ihe SUITS KII.KI) I James Krdy ct ux vs. Paul Albrechl. Jennie Kent, ct als; quiet title. 1 America. that freedom from marriage would be dangerous for her until she at least 21. Mrs. Qulnii, married at 18. sought an Annul- ment from her husband, Vincent, 22, on the grounds of cruelty by her and bla lamiiy.. I'ROBATK DOCKKT Estate of Mark K-jpUm; )icti- tion to sell real estate; gi anted. j CIVIL DOCKKT No proceedings. CRIMINAL DOCKKT State vs. R. K. Campbell; oper- ating as contractor without a li- cense; judgement of guilty with sentence to be imposed at a later date. EXPECT CALL FOR BIDS NEXT MONTH FOR GILA PROJECT PUMPING PLANT Bali Piumteci For Tuesday 1 ronies the cilixc-ns .1 ;ire planning tc drive agwin.si Trial jury a.m. Monday. tti report al Call for bids for constructing OOO-acrc fiiwt unit huve ;ilsn been Ihe pumping planl on the Gila I completed. From these surveys. l_ project canal is expected to be is-'Engineer Foster said, tlnta shcctx sued the latter part of next, are being worked up. These will month, it was announced today by sent lo Ihc buronu's Denver L. .1. Foster, Bureau of Reelama-. office whcro spouificalions will lie tion engineer in charge of ciinnl. prepared. construction. j Work is progressing on the Excavation of the first 20 miles pviwcr line from Parker dnm to of the canal, from the intnkc at 1 Blaisdell, it WHS snid, and the Imperial dam to Blaisdell, has j line- from Pnrker dam to the Siilt day, January .been completed ami snrvvys River valley project is Hearing I T'IC high I the first acres of '.lie U'O.- J completion, fi-i-ni lllun tlim i-uiiinunuty tin tbi-u1 I'll sn the' infantile paralysis by having their annual prwsident's birthday ball on the night nl1 Tues- 1 uichc.-tra fur the BELGIUM HOLLAND ARMY ARMY AIR FORCE 400 Planes NAVY Small flotilla protects fishing ships from mints AIR FORCE 375 Manes NAVY Relative strength of newly mo- bilized Belgian and Dutch mili- tary forces Is shown in plcto- sraph. Their combined forces equal about one-third of Ger- i mmy'K prm.v o! (iort at Pembina, N. U.. adjacent lo the intcrnalioiiul bounuaiy, ,'.-cre ;innouncecl today hy Uic Aircraft Coip. 'ihc air- port will be usca 10 tacililale dc- lively of war planes now is building for the British and Canadian govcinmcnts. Un- der the nentiality law, title to the planes must be tnken npi-j- sentatives "f the wining with the .Slates. rank Higuera Dies 0f Heart Attack Funeral airansi'mruts fur Ki.mk Higuera. -ID ye-ir-old Yu- mon who ciieil last night at hnnif in iniinu-inK .'i heart utl.H-k. had m.t t-rcn pletcd loday. it anii'-iinec.! iclativrs. A wake will I.el.I at the John Jmurs horn" f.n 1Mb avenue. surviving are th.: widow, tin'nt chiMrcr., tnrot Jf.'i i ter.   

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