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   Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - March 22, 1920, Bakersfield, California                                ES CLASH IN GE Bcsi Storfii of Scasftn Pre sngcs Prosperous Yenr for Farmers TOTAL FOR SEASON NOW INCHES Water Shortage Lit He Re lieved Whole Stale En joys Drenching WHAT was unquestionably the best s6rm of precipitating between Saturday at midnight and oclock this from 75 him dredths of an inch to an Inch of rain at different points In the foljowed a high wind Saturday and the weather prediction is that rain will con tinue to The storm was general throughout the more than an inch of rain falling at in places south of the precipitation was as much as two The rainfall unusually in the mountains nnd down on the the total being In of two inches a number of In Bakerslieid the precipitation was 88 huiulredths of an at 1 and Imndiedllis inches This total rainfall up to and L hundtedths which is normal for this dale and which is 1 and 711 bundredtlis inches in cXess of the pTccipiatlon to March This latest whrlc it did not re lieve the water shortage is a real boon to the making mops safe for the next three or four weeks and positively assuring an abundance of feed on the who six weeks ago were threatened with see a most prosperous Viai ahead id them wiUi a better prospect for feed l ha n Tor many years The precipitation at different as rigistcrcd for Saturday night and Sunday is ns Han Lake Reds Take Ruhr Region 8000 Are tT ITfc f rf Killed in Revolt Maroh t thousand persons have been killed situ1 the lermnn revolt broke oul on March according lu re ceived this iiiinilifr 85H were killed In Merlin ASSOCIATED PRESS REVIEWS GERMAN notwithstanding the return of the Kbort government to control still presents pretty much the aspect if an armed camp with the food short and sanguinary fighting occurring at Intervals in the Thenis little change in thentrUe Serious trotihlp occurred in Hie Moablt industrial quarter night in conflict reported 20 Spartacattg were killed in engagement and 24 others who were captured were sum marily In 1 he ituhr industrial imme diately adjoining the allied oc there is civil with op posing armies of and gov ernment troops drawing up their forces in line for Government detach ments have been defeated in some pre liminary Leipsie lias quieted down after the Government victory Amons the rijiricultural population in some sections of northern Uermany there Is Increasing and eastern lerrnany are re ported fairly There is a of a re newal of the Kencnil strike in the Ba because of dissatisfaction over some of the terms of A general strike has been called in and it is expected the move ment will extend throughout Bavaria nnless it is stopped as a result of the nejjotiat ions now in progress to the demands of the workinsmen to pay duritiK he period they were on strike aKainsl the Kapp Meetings are to he held in the Wuerttemhurw fac tories by the councils of workmrnen to consider if similar action should be tak en throughout NOT RELIEVED SAN March Al though l wyi central over nltd the California drenched the section of the continent west of the ItockloM for two1 days ending at but little impression was made upon the acute water shortage conditions in this tin Lnited States Weather Inn can announced luic The precipitation still was less Hum half of normal to date in the cen tral and imrt hern portions f Ihe where most of the big water power utili ties are it was A continuation of anil snow fall was promised for many Lions vis ited by Ihe storms of the past few clearing weather was looked for late Water aided the soaking rains of the past three pei led to rise and aid in Iho repUmish iiieiit of the well sup lilies and Much more is before an storage will he insured for Hummer and early fall it was The rain at thf IS hums ending at today flood proportions al falling in the IJndsay camp next with then San Santa KresnoVKfiOi Itock Sflin Hed Santa San San San SOAKING DOWNPOUR IN LOS ANGELES March which falling here aim Saturday and continued mud btgan again last the local fflrftcaSt was for i The I he si in he two inches with sotikins KILL OFFICERS AND MUTILATE BODIES IIIHK IfiivJ in iiermany wi re described hy the of deft nse mnrnina us extremely You caniKit pnini the sltnatli ihrotiKhiiiit iiermany Ion an iffi at the minis declared to the cor i afteia the reports thai hail come in during the The situation lurlln itself was i haiactcrimed as in onr rase a of volunteers had been ei powered by Spartacan its olfi ers Nilleil and their bodies The southern and eastern parts if Cermany are reported To the north of the in the I er lin the outposts of the regulars have been Ihavhm dciaih nients to miard the stokyards and rail way The marine brigade and the ifaRi whlih occupied liertin duriiiK he Kapp have been cleared oU from rharloltenliuiK anil joined the other milllary units at the Doolxritx all are These it was would lie counted as ilic chiel piotectors of Neukeolln and the inK miii i disorders have Oc have been qnictcd by ttoop SPARTACAN FORCES NUMBER March forces in Kidir of lermany number I at least anil sonic estimate them at actordlng to latest ic es re i eived at the office They are well txinv ot ihl shock troops and supplied with machine yuns and mine t hi ami lunint butteries of 77cen timetre field with plenty of ammu William Major a relative of commander ot 61 Pave A Thousands Will Attend Funeral of Corks Mayor March of persons assembled at the city hall today In preparation for the funeral of Thomas lord mayor of who was shot to death by an unknown assassin Trains brought great crowds to the city this and the shops were closed In order to afford the citizens an opportunity of testifying their respect for the late lord There Is a gravely tense feeling In the Bishop Colahan has ap pealed to the population to preserve LIBERALS Senator France Threatens to Take Stand Against March Warning that Republican minbt form a flew political party to light bourbon jfl an effort to restore Indi vidual was sounded in the Sen ate today by Senator Repub With repeal of national prohibition and the espionage act as the chief planks In its tentative Senator France declared that liberals need not hesitate raise the battle against the reaction ary forces of autocracy and nnAmertcan The I temocrat ic under auto cratic he inslorionsly abandoned the sound doctrine of the sov eietKUlty of voted without scruple huyc powers to the chief execu in violation of the constitution and of every cherished principle of lib created tinmost powerful despot ism in the If the Republican party shall not now become the party of liberalism and of then there must he a new and liberal which shall express the aspirations of the millions of Americans who now demand resoration their lib erty and of their UefiardiiiB therepeal of fhe prohibit ion a lie ursed reconsideration of whole of tile planks were Operation of railroads by representa tives of labor and the public under interstate commerce commission Rejection of treaty of Versailles and immediate establishment of peace with Reduction of the high cost of witli economy in federal cxpcnililin and reduced A navy second to tinno and a system of military Inn a postponement of tniVLrsal military A budget federal employment abolishment of child 5v ne rous compensation for service men permanently ami develop ment of the picrihunt wrc other Senator Frani e charged that prohibi forced through dnrinn Ihe war while foul million American boys were In was unconstitutional and an upiiu individual liberty and states Last Minute News Metal Trades Head Comes to California SAX March by Ihe ex ecutive commitlcc of the Metal Trades department of the American Federation of is due here uiilny to confer with labor leaders in IiMllic coast shipyards in to the strike in the Sail Krancisco and other matters vital lo ihe local The llrst conference will be held Labor leaders in Los Portland and all other impoitant ship building centers on the coast have heen iisKed ito maet the committee OCounell aidid in negotiating a higher wage the alleged hreachinR of vhlch by the operators led to the ship yards which Iesan and which lias continued to this Tim operators held that he agreement not been Bolsheviki forces nave launched repeated attacks various parts of the Polish by the military to to the1 louglieralded general spring offens The attacks were repulsed by the 90pvUoIsheviki being taken prisoner in the March nomination of Bain bridge Colby as secretary of was confirmed late today by the AM400H March an employe of the Bunker Hill mine was electrocuted when volts passed through his body as was untangling telephone and pOAver which had the LOR March form erly a railroad pleaded guilty in the Federal District court here today to a charge of havinjL to defraud the government ad ministration He will be sentenced March for the construction of four new coast guard cutters were awarded today to the Union Construction company of on its bid of for the four Victorious End of Struggle at Hand if Sympathiz ers Act Quickly PRESSURE FROM NATION IS NEEDED L c g is I a I o r s W a v c r Special Session Is Called as By GEORGE WATERS In Tin rallfiiniinn March The only thing that will cause the legislature of this state to ratify the woman suffrage amendment when It meets in special session today will be outside Political expediency and a genuine desire on the part of the people In the other 47 states will bring the desired re If the people let the legislature by letters or that they want Delaware to act with dispatchand forever settle controverjvV of er women shall Thirtyfoiir stales have Wash ington meets and rntitlcation there Is only a matter of recording tho TTiis will leave in the bauds of Ihe Delaware legislators the question of dp tiding for the whole 1 have just made a thorqugh canvas ot the legislature and I can account for a majority of only one in the and I would say that ratification lacks one vote in the But the desired votes in the Senate can be obtained if the people Ihroughonl the nation will let these legislators know that they want Delaware to do something that they consider it wrung for Delaware to stand in the way of ratification tluil local problems and controversies in Dela ware should not hinder the The fight will be a bluer Anti suffragists under the leadership of Henry Scott have opened headrpiar lets at chapman former of tne National Womans Suf frage and Lawrence Lewis and Florence Hay art Hllles of the National Womans will have headquarters at I Then there are local imprests that may hold up Delaware has a school fathered by Oovernor Town Htrtmg over which the state is lie Duponts run Dela Just now a family political feud is Alfred reputed to have A majority of the legislature on bis wants the school code repealed or toleman dose friend to the is opposed to altering the school Opposition to the school code threatens to refuse to rat ify woman suffrage until Governor Townsend con sents lo school code I will vote against woman suffrage ratltlcation until ihe gin ei nor signs u bill we will pass on the school ques declared Isaac president pro tern of the If he vetoes our he Senate will adjourn without voting on The vote seems lo he I tn 17 in the House for ratification anil S lo in the Senate if the legislature without regard to party and not considering ihe nations desire to complete if people of the oilier states make wants known it is possible to make the vote IJ to in the Senate urn l o iO in the Some of the are beginning to because of national More pressure will turn thr WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATURE MEETS March Wash ingtons legislature met here today in a special called by Jovernor Louis Hart l act on the proposed federal suffrage a inriiilmenl and to furn ish funds for the states depleted school llallflcailon of 111suffrage a melidmeiit was si to In voted late LEGISLATURE RECESS TILL NIGHT March assembly of Delaware iuii ined spedal session at IHMUI to con sider ratification of the equal suffrage amendment to the teihral must it After organization eaih If u i cressd until STEAMER IS FLOATED March leach Ing here today that tinIadtic Ioast Steamship companys Alaska steamer Admiral which grounded near s on the Inside passage lo last anil etled mi her nor hwiird under her nun Open Letter to Railroad Board Two Millions of Oil Money Due for Califorina March ly In the shape of back royalties may come to the State of California from govern mBnti according to the state con John because of the oil land leasing bill recently iisded by ConQrfrss and signed by the The exact figures nre based on an estimate of past production totaling Of this sum the federal gov ernment will receive and the state 20 per cent of that amount or the figures just The fly In the how Is that these estimates are based upon the supposition that all land incontroversy with the govern will come In voluntarily under the leasing It Is how that a number of companies will contest their the largest of which has approximately 000 Controller Chambers applied to Washington and to State Mineralo gist Hamilton for the most accurate data and the figures he Is how giving out are based upon the report of the state In the matter of the annual re turn which may accrue to the j as revenue based upon future using last years estimate Is According to last years productionto taled On this basis the federal government would beenti tled to and the state to per cent of giving the amount just BARRELS OF OIL SHORT Independent Prod necrs1 Agency Points Need of Greater Produelion LCX A shortage of barrels of crude oil slocks for the month of February in California was indicated today in a statement by the Independent Oil Iroducers agency hup Stocks on hand March according to tile totalled The daily average shortage in February was compared with in Production during Fthnmry amounted to a daily average of The unary production was or a daily average of February shipments totalled liii a daily average of Janu ary shipments were ttlG ban MII averaue of There were I well coinphtlnns in Feb iiiary with an initial daily production ot Thirteen wells weie The number or dining the month WHS Leaders of Turks Exiled to Malta ri h i Mf siiban of and more broken than usual thi moininK as be weekly ride in slate Iroin Yildlx for his selmanlik or attendance at Althouuh the allied pnicla matitjii of tuilitaiv o ion nn Slallliliople lleclalfd Ihe allies JllleillhiM to uphfdd the sultans l hi uhi h wall tied ihe un happy tlld Illall lMIll his palaiC appeared In lha I Turkish ruliin i onsla nl niople hail vb rall Flour Relief Ships to Be Soviet Arks POPULATION STATISTICS Maicli stalistics aMnoutlccd li the eensuF inert use m per increase or per incnase or pur X 1 i h Rebel Slalis I he I HI li u II h Mull IMI iiunirii of IliMope also ale ynina H I m ma t ion from jlolule i a 1 ion ollhials i Moie than I li I I I nun all r ill i i M in ui p Tile dlplll let Hill tilde W u el e 111 ranU i ll i j n is 1 pal na i 11 i in a ima Carpentier Arrives in New York Today March pro motels enthusiasts assembled in Vork totjay to Mchooic Im till French who with his was a nn i La which off this poll early tarpciillcr will remain here Cue das and then will de part for ihe Pacific I uirinK his slay in the Ildtcd Suites It Is expected he will simi a contract to meet Jack I Wire SAN March The Standard Oil Company of through its UvoKlnifs in nil open tattrfr t6 the HliUdHrttll roftd oommlHtiloii tlefondcd its re ceWt lUlVancs In Iltfll oil prices in the hope that an Increase of 26 cents a barrel would stlnitilate nnd restore the balance1 The letter was Issued as a result ofan Inquiry addressed to the company last week hy the asking why tin Increase was As ninny public utilities operate their plants with power obtained from fuel the slon said It believed the public should the reasons for the The oil situation In which the company to be re viewed In detail in the companys which pointed out that an Increase In price tends the use of fuel and to clinch the depletion of This Is the only known Regarding which the com pany says has an Interest equal to that of fuel the letter says Klngsburys Letter Gasoline must he kept at a price level where il will not be shipped to other markets In quantities sufficient to de plete the California market for al the present time gasoline Is selling In New York at 28Vi cents a a difference of 1 cents a Bal The rail rate to New Vork is 7 cents a mid the water rate not to exceed unless a proper differential exists between the Pacific coast price and the eastern Pacific coast gasoline will be shipped east and sold al a profit to the complete ot the local That the is short may be illustrated by the fact that this to supply the of Its several months ago purchased about gallons of gaHpllne In the midcontinent which the company is shipping to points customarily plied from In this connection it may he noted that the price of gasoline lias remained pi Helically compared lo the cost of other In the price of gasoline on this coast was In creased 1 cent per This was the only advance made since except an Increase of half a cent a gal ordered In hy the fuel admin istration to absorb the general freight in crease throughout the Fuel OH Dwindling The in follows The Pacific coasl supply of fuel Oil anil of petroleum products Is rapidly ap proaching Since May crude oil stocks In California have tUfT creased from over biirrelsTo barrels March available supply of crude oil In stock IK Unlay less than ThV balance of the stoeks are taken tip in the factor of safety of barrels which the petroleum committee of the state council of defense found essential to the safety of Pacific coast and In the oil In pipe lines ami tank which Hie same committee estimated at not available for the present rate of consumption ami of the available stocks will be exhausted about 32 at which time consumers of California will btcut off from between and barrels per It must be obvious to VOur linniiriihfn i onimissiori and those engaged the till Industry view this condition serituiS Just The condition Is hilt he iiilinlniitlnn nf li stoutly Slocks for the past five years have declined i onsunipt Ion and prices for crude oil have Hut no advance In the pi h of fuel oil has been made by this iom ianv for nearly two or May al the direction of the Imtetl Stales fuel all marketing oil companies advamed the price paid for crude oil at he well cents a and lite price at the sold fuel oil i cuts a National Importance Thi California market for iiul oil and Its products has ceased to locid in It has ac julreil a national and Im The StatiiH shipping boa nl is establishing oil fueling I liroiiglioiil the world and will supply these points from he cheapest Thus California will Indrawn upon spared in the rebltioi prices bear to prices at ihe new ibis l n i her point s Ina I het IS ill impel it i table resull v ill he that thr will fuiiher drained nl Us sup Sblpplllg hoard al eargurii of Ia n a i goes miM rd vilanip cuasi us t I i e not hr go i Ml till IIII t il SI illi that California Kteii 1S Irrwtr Ihe hiived fill It Is Hough c produciiiMi is liuri ma ml onset v We Unow ol hi pilb these lesillts I he prh f pa id Im t Allies Raise Lssiie Ihe Dutch ri i Scandinavians f i j v FRANCE AWMTING NEW PACT MtiVE o iS England Regrets Failed to Ratify iw Treaty yjt March 22 Important been In plogress sorili time between allied and the neutral governrrierits Holland and countrlift wlUithe view of par tlclpaflon by f proposed VT schinje securinfl the flnariclnl and habllltatlitn of Austria tral eUropean it r vyas learniSiT One tmQcr la Ihe of property 1A these uctitrul qouiTtHea to mfeM Itlilemf Thla proposal mdetlnif Sir dlrertiir or will leave next Wotk for Tho and ropenhnffon to Confer with the Dutch ahnd cotyffn monls regarding the HOhehieV H fffun repiesentnUYi Unllad govetninent In BRUTISH Jftiroll In a long editorial on rpjuotlori tviat7hy Status uViof Prttildent WIlBon lining and ex feai tfint the prospect of the treatv of niUions tho leading IS iu in the cnmlhft prtiVidtfnllai canipalKii must lie nis a regrettnlile piospert tat nnd ttfr ovtr BcivuSi rtiiyn the Times wn tuHttfie o belief whlcri we ahaiu with IToiid Uutf the American peo ple are iinllkvly in the run withdinw their Inriiifnoo in world tif fiijra i or to 1c satlslied with playing only a small part in the league of na warning nf Its NYush Ington NiritiHpbndbnt that England in the campttlgh Will he denounced us tlut opuressor of India and fiiiil die with PnuiiVci ol the now tho liave tony IlirotlBh the same sovt of storm1 licfore hurt they have Jiot hurl us very Times of the pi e at l easnint 1 1 at ion i as wld h fiiPloil u hi II in I III Ill1 III to the I ev en i allfi low th i m sii ar b t I in The us lliau lal lime I fl with icluricd i nd consumpi ioh ni mounted half a millii nbove the demand th i etuh enientd sigl l Installing New Processes There lilt fact that im etl refining tnoi esses will lnrease I In volume of refined products ffom etude oil ami thus the re uniting residue Col luel This com pany is at a cosl of new by which the company en 7icoJ AWAITING NEXT MOVE March tlio treaty of Versailles deHnilely tlefeatetl in thu Iniled Suites Senate a second the next movv of that body is here with The passage of a resolution pence with Germany would not lirouse if it stipulated that thu tlhemi nf the rejeetud should the by Senator Ciiftk pro Iaria today tbjit this happen iff tTm iiext1 veek Jn It Is Inconceivable to the Vrenclv mind that tlig United Hutcs will permit tho present situation to cotitliiuo thnuitfhbul the long cam no matter what the exigencies I politics may vi on tlie other the tresi olistlimey is fully know Til I3u nod there is not in urn that will accept a peace resolu tion of an even though II up held tin iiinil terms of Hie Versailles but us il all on of PUT LEAGUE TO IMMEDIATE TEST March Profound re gnat is expressed by Hie Liverpool that treaty was re in the tmtetl States MlLn tilings colitlibuled to tills de plorable npfhot 01 th Iresidenfs tli il sus It is not tor out in sit in judgment on it tolerably S have spoken mill Vll iiiid a nf miviconcep as Intreaty as a league of and Mial un fa vora tdf inviMul anno pin nighi have been markedly bad Wilson shown him self as sivilled of men as Iniiiiiloubii lias shown himself a lot t a IM Tost Anurica may hnve n chniice puitiiiK the league lo an Im mediate legal ding us she is technically at war with and asks Mty mil tinleague be instructed to mil that BAR SILVER March Mexican dollars   

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