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(Jafsie) Condon taken into custody soon as the Court of Pardons finishes Its hearing of Bruno Richard Hauptmann *s plea for clemency.  The tehaciouA little Governor, moved to cold anger when he learned Condon had slipped out of the country last night on a Panam^bound steamship, disclosed his intention a few minutes before the Court convened. He had intended to question the famous ransom intermediary and state star witness at the hearing today.  The Governor made his announcement through his press secretary, William s. Conklin.  PLAN LAST BITES FOR HARRY CARR  LOS ANOELES, Jan. 11. (INS)—^Last rites were planned here today for Harry Carf.-' 59, long-time newspaper writer and author who died suddenly last night. Born in Tipton, Iowa, Carr came here 40 years ago.  He was author of *'01d Mother Mexico,** **The West Is Still Wild" and ^'Riding The Tiger,*' and in 1934 received honorable mention by thetPu-litser Prize Commission.  Dr. Robt. Ferguson, Speaker Of Day Shows Motion Pictures At Session Yesterday  NEW ENGLANF~trip TAKEN  Anstralian Visitor Lauds Land Down Under; Ladies Day Is Announced  TOWNSENDS, CRUSADERS TO DEBATE  LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11. (INS)—^Debaters* i^pr^enting the Townsend Old Age Pension Plan will clash with orators selected by the Crusaders, California group which has bitterly attacked the plan, here tomorrow night, according to Dr. Frank Dyer, president of the Town Hall Forum, which is promoting the debate.  The discussion resulting from an open challenge hurled at the Townsend group by Samuel Hume of San Francisco, regional director of the Crusaders, will be on the thesis:  “Resolved that the Townsend Plan is unsound and unworkable/’  MAY CREATE STATE POLICE SYSTEM SACRAMENTO, CaL, Jan. 11. (IN6)—^Plans to create a State Police System will 'be placed before the voters at the November election, it was stated here today by Richard Winter, Los Angeles, editor of “Tax Digest,*' who declared the Caliiornia Taxpayers' Association is preparing to circulate petitions to obtain 196,349 signatures to qualify the proposal for the ballots.  INAUGURATE PLANS TO LIMIT COURT POWER WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. (INS)—A campaign to strip the Supreme Court of power to declare acts oi Congress unconstitutional was inaugurated today by a group of House members.  The Bi-Partisan Bloc plans to seek hearings by the Judiciary Committee on a doasen bills designed either to prevent the Court from upsetting acts of Congress curbing its authority  EARTHQUAKE REPORTED IN SOUTH AMERICA  BOGOTA, Colombia, Jan. 11. (INS)—^A lone survivor among the 200 persons who comprised the entire population of the village of Lachorrera today informed Colombia of details Qf the worst earthquake in the history of the country.  The quake occurred at midnight Thursday, rocking the entire department of Narino, near the Ecuadorean Border, burying all but one inhab-Itant of Lachorrera as the hill above it collapsed, and resulting in a total Mtimated death toll of more than 500 throughout Narino.  LEAGUE PLANS OIL EMBARGO AGAINST ITALY  GENEVA, Jan. 11« (INS)—League oi Nations leaders have virtually fbondoned hope of conciliation in the Italo-Eehiopian war» and will move to clamp down an oil embargo against Italy the end of this month or early in February, it was stated in authoritative circles today.  GILBERT'S ESTATE TO VIRGINIA BRUCE  HOLLYWOOD, Cal., Jan. 11. (INS)—The bulk of John Gilbert's Mutate—**more than $200,000”—will go to his fourth and last wife, VirgUUa Bruce, actress, it v/afi learned here today with the filing of th# famous actor’s will.  ITAUANS DENY RUMORS ROME, ian. 11. (INS)—After officially denying rumors of an Ethiopian re-capture of Makale as **rediculous,*' the Italian Government in its Daily Military Communique today announced Ethiopian trocH)s had been defeated and forced to retreat after intense aerial and artillery bombardment Just south of the city.  HtGH SCHOOL TRUSTEES HEAR  REPORTS FROM AYER; MiD-YEAR  CRADUATtON date ANNOUNCED  Graduation exercises for the mid-t 3. Naming of Ayer as fiscal agent  year senior class of the local high school will be held on Thursday morning, January 23, accdrding to announcement made by J. Warren Ayer, superintendent, at a meeting of the Monrovla-Arcadia-Duarte high school board of trustees on Wednesday*  Prof, Morgan O’Dell of Occidental College will give the commencement address,  Other points of business taken up by the board were the following:  1. An order for a new lathe for the wood-shop.  3. The financial report given by Ayer,  for the Board of Trustees in dealings with the Wprks Progress Administration.  The new lathe, it was reported, will cost $375, and will replace the one that now obsolete. Ayer reported that the finances for this year were in good shape, explaining that more money had been expended as capital outlay this year than last.  The trustees also voted to send a request to the Monrovia city council for boulevard stop signs to be placed at the Colorado-Mayflower intersection, scene of a fatal accident on December 31. This corner has been regarded as a dangerous one for some time.  HAUPTMANN DOOMED  TRENTON, N. J., Jan- 11. (INS)— RniM Richari Ha4i|iijnan was éfmmpé io the »leclric cliair when iko New Jersi^y Board ol Paréons lai* ioé^y iBmUé his flM for  Tkm wm Mai anBowced« as ■iiibMti Qi Uà# bmré w«re pU4ge4 !• awwy. MswiUilaMxl FrMay al • p. m.  Today’s Resuflf  ZM  FIRST RACE Atoel    tM  Roller CoasUr Cardinalls  SECOND RACE LoòlU«    UM §M  Lady Peensle    Ì$M  Oaly George  tM  IM  ZM  9M  UM  CORRECTION  We wish to correct a statement made in the article about the executive board meeting of the Legion Auxiliary. Thj meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Trimble, on Owen avenue, Instead oi at the home of Mrs. Bcofield, on Owen, as stated.  Yesterday was "‘travel day’* at the Rotary Club as the members were taken on a trip, by means of motion pictures, to New England and the Isles of the Pacific.  Gordon Eberly presented Dr. Robert Ferguson, of New Haven. Conn.. who is wintering in California, as the main attraction, and Dr. Ferguson showed two reels of pictures which were received with great interest.  The speaker is a member of the Rotary Club of New Haven, Conn., and deplored the fact that a club as large as his is deprived the intimate acquaintance which we oi the smaller clubs enjoy. The pictures of New England centered around the dos-tor*s estate near New Haven and it Is one of the show places of that area.  According to the doctor’s explanation, he acquired his farm more as a hobby and with the planning and foresight of his wife it has been developed into a thing of beauty and the speaker’s chest was seen to swell a ‘bit as he pointed out some particular spot which has become a favorite with him. Many humorous sidelights were injected Into his talk as he told of his utter failure as a farmer.  He said he tried having a few cows but most of the milk was given away and when they figured out what they used for their owa <5on-sumption it cost them $3.00 per quart.  “That ended the dairy business for me," said the speaker.  His success with chickens was about as overwhelming so finally he  (Continued on Page 4)  Merchant Club Faces Chili Bowl Here Tomorrow  Back in winning stride, the Ar-Merchants baseball club tomorrow afternoon on the city park diamond, Second Avenue and Huntington Drive, will tackle the strong Chili Bowl aggregation in a double-headen ..The first game will start at 1:15 p.m..........  “Dutch** Shultz, who last week displayed his best form to date, by blanking the Perfection Bread crew, 5-0, will get. the. starting call in the opener. .. Sal Cordova, *'rookie** of Manager Cuy Corpe’s twirling staff, is expected to start on the firing line in the second game of the bargain bill.  Johnnie Lindell, property of the New York Yanks, will do no more pitching for the Queen City ma-cliine, but will cavort in an outfield position until lie is called away for spring training with the Oakland elub of the Pacific Coast loop.     Ì    im              J    III              1    u r    1 ’    1      1    Ì J    1    1     LL.  EHRCAIN  in  3  u  OPEN  Don (Swede) Erickson Posts A 67 In First Round Of L. A. Links Tournament     If                1          J.    J            D         Or. James Brougher, Jr., Will Give Address At Annual Council Meeting  Dr, James Whitcomb Brougher, Jr„ pastor of the Baptist Church in Glendale, will be the principal speaker at the annual Pasadena-San Ga/brlel Valley Council, Boy Scouts of American, dlnner-meet-Ing to be held In Pasadena on Thursday evening, January 16, It was revealed in a bulletin from the Crown City Scout headquarters this morning.  Dr. Brougher, one of the first Boy Scouts in Southern California, is one of the most sought-ai ter speakers in the southland, and the Scouting Council consider it a “break'* to be able to line up this fine talker for the affair.  With the 75 cent turkey dinner, with “all the fixings,*’ headlining the blll-of-fare, the rest of the evening’s activities will also be of topnotch calibre, the bulletin disclosed.  The world-famous Pasadena Junior College Bulldog Band and artists will furnish the entertainment part of ih9 program. This band, seen in action at various public functions, such as the Tournament of Roses Parade and the like, have been acclaimed the finest organization of its kind in junior college ranks.  The annual meeting will feature the election of directors for the ensuing year.  As the pick of the golfing world teed-off today in the second round of the Los Angeles Open, a former Arcadian, Don (Swede) ¡Erickson, graduate of the local high school, was Just one stroke back of the leaders.  Posting a brilliant 67. three under par, Erickson remembered here as a football and baseball star, was the “talk of the tournament.” Out in 35. Erickson flashed over the second nine In 32 for his 67, one stroke back of Harry Cooper, Vic Ghezzl, and Henry Picard, three of the finest mashle-wlelders in the nation. ’  His performance yesterday over the tough north course of the Los  Angeles Country Club stamped him as the leading amateur in the field. As the second day of play got under way today, Erickson was tied with Harold McSpaden, St. Louis star, and Olin Dutra of Brentwood, 1934 national open champion.  The golfers are scheduled to play 18 holes today and 36 | tomorrow, with $1,250 going to the leading professional.  Erickson started his golf career as a caddy on the Ross Field course, and alter moving to Los Angeles, took up the game seriously. At the present time he is Los Angeles city champion, and Is recognized as one j of the premier amateur players in Southern California.  His play through the tournamen. will be watched with interest by his many friends in this community.  EPORT m  Arrests For December Higher Than Month Before Here, Report Reveals  VAGRANT ARRESTS IN JUMP  Traffic Fuie Revenue Lower In Past Month; Track License Fee Boosts Total  Farm Debt Unit Starts Active Worh In State  SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11.—State and County Farm Debit Adjustment Committees, recently reorganized, have \)een selected to represexat the Interests of both debtors and creditors and have started to function actively, John Phillips, of Banning, chairman oi the State Farm Debt Adjustment Commission, announced today. The other members of the commission are: Lewis M. Foulke, Gazelle, vice chairman; John Curry, San Francisco, executive secretary; Richard W. Blackburn, South Pasadena; Ralph B(X)ne, San Diego; Roy K. Cole, Whittier; R. V. Garrod, Saratoga; George E. Homsy, Fresno; Wilford Howard, Graton; Tobias Larson, Claremont; Edgar W. Stow, Santa Barbara; Carl Vlsman, Placervllle; R. N. Wilson, San Francisco; J. H. Fetter, Los Angeles.  The 380 members of the state and county committees are devoting their time to this woik from a desire to render public service, Mr. Phillips pointed out. None receive compensation except part of actual “out of pocket'^ expenses inpurred in the work.  According to the December report filed with the city council this week, crime is on the increase in the city of Arcadia, arrests far outnumbering arrests during last month as compared with the November report. Chief of Police Don Ott turned in the report.  Vagrant arrests showed the biggest Jump, 26 being listed for December compared with one of the month before. Other arrests and charges, with the December total given first, follow: Intoxication, 33 to 11; battery, 2; drunk driving, 5; petty theft, 1; carrying concealed weapons, 1.  There was also an increase in traffic accidents, eight reported for December, in which 8 persons were injured, compared with six of November.  Other comparisons of the past two months were disclosed as follows: Burglaries, 5 to 4; complaints received, 80 to 56; detailed investigations, 68 to 48; sleepers, 10 to 2; thefts reported, 8 to 5; Juveniles returned home, 3 to 1; persons lodged in Jail, 96 to 59; meals for prisoners, 188 to 57.  Last month 54 citations were given last month for violation oi the motor vehicle code, resulting in a revenue of $483.50, lower than the No-vemiber amount of $844.50.  The payment for six-day of rac-Infg, at $100.00 per day. boosted the police department's total money collected to $1,724.80 as compared with the November total of $1,720.10.  The complete record as given to the council by Chief of Police Ott follows:  January 1, 1936 Honorable Mayor and City Council, City of Arcadia, California. Gentlemen:  Following is the report of the activities of the police department for the month of December, 1935: Accidents reported .    8  Injured in .. ..............................8  Burglaries reported    5  Bicycles stolen    1  Bicycles, stolen, recovered .    1  Complaints received ........ 80  Chauffeurs license issued    16  Detail investigations    ... 69  Doors found open    .. 3  Health Dept.—Complaints to . 1 Juveniles returned home    3  Jail lodgings (persons) .    96  Meals Jor prisoners    188  Missing persons reported    1  (Continued on Pasre 4)  Supervisor Legg Spikes Rumor About Congress  Herbert C. Legg, chairman oC the Board of Supervisors, last nisht at the Santa Anita Inn revealed to newspapermen that the rumor going the rounds which stated that he was to run for Congress was untrue.  “Tills is absolutely wrong,*' Legg declared.  The supervisor also dlsclos^ that as soon as the Ross Field appropriation was completed, he would send 1,000 men out to Arcadia to start the actual work on the develoimient project.         1      V    J     CIVEN BISGtUZ r CMPA UNITS  Day In Arcadia Climaxed With Dinner-Meeting At Santa Anita' Inn  Exhibit Judged Best In White Leghorn Class; Collins Also Honored  Piling up 138 points, despite the fact that he did not have entries in the cockrel and young pen divisions. Lewis T. McLean, Arcadia councilman and poultry authority, captured the lion’s share of awards in the White Leghorn division in the Pan-Pacific Poultry Exposition which opened today in the Pan-Pacific Auditorium In Los Angeles.  McLean’s birds led the next best total by 24 points. Charles Rlmell of Bellflower amassing 114 digits with his entries.  Edward B. Collins, Jr., of Arcadia, also broke into the list of prize winners, taking third place in the pullet division oi White Leghorns.  With entries hailing from all sections of the Pacific Coast, the results which brought fame to local people was Indeed welcomed here.  The outstanding individual birds in the White Leghorn class were judged by Loring N. Kirk. Upland, nationally known judge and a director of the American Poultry Association, to be the following: Rim-eirs first cock, McLean's first hen, Ray O. Fithian’s first cockrel, Roberts* first pullet, while Collins’ first young pen was voted as an outstanding exhibit.  The complete list of awards in the White Leghorn division follow:  Cocks—First award, Charles Rlmell, Bellflower; second, third, and fourth. Lewis T. McLean. Arcadia.  Cockrels—First award, Roberts, Modesto; second, Rlmell; third, Ray O. Flthlan, Bellflower; fourth, Edward B. Collins, Jr., Arcadia,  Pullets—First award, Flthlan; second. McLean; third. Collins; fourth. McLean; fifth. Rlmell.  Hens—First award, McLean; second. McLean; third, Rimell.  Young pens—First award, Roberts; second, Rimell; third. Pitchick.  Old Pens—First award. Rlmell; second, McLean; third, McLean.  PARADE  CDPYRiGhT    L v.KZEmAK  J. P. Morgan testimony Tells how a vast pool of money Flowed to Europe in the war. Traveling fast and traveling far; But there was no round-trip ticket— When we send a dun they kick li. Hogs go up and bread goes down, Cotton see-saws with a frown;  We will know quite soon enough Will the road be smooth or rough. Demcxjratic gathering plucks Cool two hundred thousand bucks From the Quaker town oi Penn;  The Convention’s due again.  Texas penitentiary ‘bat'  Used on convicts where they sat; This must make a stern impression On the seat of law trangression.  Six Hugh Judges out of nine Call at White House, where they dine.  So what ! I    R, M. ORR.  President's Veto On Bonus Biti Predicted  WASHINGTON. Jan. 11. (INS)— Although the House flaunted President Roosevelt’s wishes when it passed the ‘’United Veterans” Bonus Bill by overwhelming majority, Administration leaders today assumed the formidable task of persuadmg the Senate to accept a measure approved by the Wnlte House.  This goal was sought in an effort to avoid a Presidential veto of the Patman-Vlnson-McCormack measure which the House approved by 356 to 59. This measure would authorize an immediate $2,000,000,000 cash payment of World War Adjusted Service Certificates without providing specific means for saising the cash.  Administration leaders insisted the President would veto that Bill despite its endorsement by the American Legion. Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disa-bled American Veterans. They said the President would approve a bill calling for issuance of new '’baby bonds" to soldiers in lieu of their bonus certlfl^ cates. These bonds would be interest bearing and redeemable at some future date but could toe cashed at face value at any bank.  SUPERVISOR LEGG SPEAKS  Metropolitan, Valley Groups In Joint Session; Party Hailed As Huge Success  Close to 110 men and women, closely associated with newspapers in Los Angeles county, last night climaxed a day of activity in Arcadia with a chicken dinner-meeting in beautiful Santa Anita Inn where the Metropolitan and San Gabriel Valley units of the California Newspaper Publishers’ Association met jointly in their first sessions of the year.  Following a visit to the Pony Express Museum and Santa Anita Park, thvi entire group hailed the affair at the Inn the finest ever staged by either unit of the C. N. P. A. P. M. Martindale, publisher of the Arcadia Dally Tribune, was host-publisher, with Neal Van Sooy, Azusa-Herald publisher, acting as general chairman, and John B. Long editor and manager of the California Publisher, serving as master of ceremonies.  Dancing was enjoyed during and following the dinner-meeting.  The Metropolitan unit of the CNPA, guests of the valley group last night, elected Harry Lawson of the Eagle Rock Sentinel as president ior the coming year; Bill Shea of the Culver City Star-News, vice-president; and re-elected Chase 3. Wanglin, Westwood Hills Press, secretary-treasurer.  Presentation of a trophy to Sheriff Eugene Blscalluz for intra-de-partmental competition among the pistol teams, was the highlight of the dinner session. The trophy was given by both units.  Blscalluz, In accepting the trophy, related his experiences at the old Santa Anita track in 1907. when he *‘cleaned-up’' on the last race of the last day of racixig in Southern California, with a $10.00 nose-bet on CoL Bonnem, to make him winners for the seascm.  Other notables introduced were: Herbert C. Legg. chairman of the Board of Supervisors, who spoke briefly; Clark Waite, president of the C. N. P. A., Elmer Terrill, of the county public relations department; Fred Purner. publicity director for the Los Angeles Turf Club; Captain Bill Hunter. Oregon visitor, and others.  W. Parker Lyon, Arcadia candidate for the Presidency, was included among those present at last night's successful party.  cinitö  January 14th and 15th, Tuesday and Wednesday—^Benefit show foi* Eastern Star, Arcadia Theatre.  ♦ ♦ ♦  January 14th, Tuesday—Americanization class (sewing; city hall, 10 a, m. to 1:30 p. m.  f ♦ •  January 14th, Tuesday — Bridge and five hundred party, 8 p. m„ at home of Mis. A. Thompson. 436 Fairvlew.  • ♦ ♦  Saturday, January 25th—Public dance at American Legion hall, Don Williams’ orchestra.  f • »  Baseball  Sunday, January 12 — Arcadia Merchants vs. Chill Bowl at cHy park diamond, Second avenue at Huntington dilvc, in doublg-hsaderi first game starting at } p. m»   

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