Bakersfield Californian, August 7, 1924

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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - August 7, 1924, Bakersfield, California rteftfmd THE GREAT NEWSPAPER OP THE SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY . VOL. XXXIV 14 PAGES BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 7. 1921 l l PAGES No. (>ROOSEVELT MADE U. S. JAPAN’S ALLY * * * * * * * * * llPerjury,” Cries State Against Witness in Chicago Murder Trial CAVERLY HAS HANGED FIVE Premier Refuses to Yield to Onslaught and Wins Victory, 157—77, CURZON, IN LORDS, ALSO MAKES ATTACK Discussion Conducted iii Acrimonious Language bv Debaters of ( A anodal! ii I’rex* hi 'mi ll Wire) T ONDON, Aug. 7.—The proposal J Prime Minister Macdonald to sign forthwith the treaty between Great Britain and soviet Ruasia. drawn up by the Anglo-Russian conference yesterday. drew a vigorous attack from the opposition when debate was resumed in the house of commons today. The premier refused to virid one inch to the mistaught and finally scored h victory when an amendment proposing adjournment of the house until tomorrow for further discussion was defeated by 157 to 77. The offensive of the opposition at times produced ucri-. monious language and hitter comments. “I want to sign the treaty today,” was Mr. Macdonald's challenging reply to his opponents. He added that the house would he free to consider the I treaty, to amend it. to pass it, or V* , reject it However, the premier said, he in- i slated upon signing the treaty Immedi- j ately. The debate was ope tied by Sir Robert Horne with an attack on the i premier's procedure and a character- j F WR Davis Proclaims I OUM His Antipathy to Religious Bigots Girl Says She Once Was Fond of Loeb but Has Ceased lo Care Heavy Rains in Luzon Inundate Great Expanses ( 4 nnoeiatr rf IV* an /.rosed birr J MANILA, Aug. 7.—Heavy ram*, continuing for aaveral day*, have flooded thousands of acres of farm landa throughout the Island of Luzon, on which this city is located, and has done immense damage. NEW FIRE SMED WA,S ti I )Ji YOUNG WOMAN TALKS LIKE PSYCHIATRISTS Clutches Former Lover Third Blaze iii Two Weeks by Arm and Whispers    Threatens    Ranger Into His Ear    Station of (Annodated Prenn Leaned Wht) CHICAGO. Aug. 7.—Introduction lay witnaaaea by the defense in seeking mitigation of punishment for (Annodated Pre** /.en sr ii Hire J SAX FRANCISCO. Aug. 7.—The Plumas national forest, visited by two serious fires within the lust two weeks. LEOPOLD-LOEB JUDGE SENDS FIVE TO DOOM By GEORGE BRITT 7.—Out of 12 death •ntenoes pronounced In the criminal court here In the last three years, five have been before Caverly. /'CHICAGO, Aug. verdicts and wise, juries in Judge Caverly’a court have tended toward hanging. In 1922 he pronounced the only death sentence imposed. In 1923 lie sentenced two of the nine men condemned. This Judge John R. Caverly.    year he has already sentenced two, This record may or may not be sig-|the only death verdicts returned. .    ..    I    niflcant s the world waits for Judge    j    Back in his old days In municipal izution of    the treats, as an illusion. j Caverly to give his verdict in the case    j court    Judge    Caverly was    known for of Richard A. iateb and Nathan F. his rigid impartiality and severe sen-Leopold, Jr., confessed slayers of Rob- i tences. “Fifty dollars and costs" was ert Franks. But It is at least some-    a    tag    phrase    with him. tiling to think about. Tills is the sort    The    judge    was horn In    England in Of “friendly jutlge\ the defense drew. 1861. His was no pampered childhood. Out of the half dozen judges in the , He worked for what he received and Meantime, in the hnuse of lords, Marquis Ourson made an address along similar lines. Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., and Richard Loeb, confeeaed murderers of Bobby Franks, whom they had kidnapsd, brought from Robert F. Crowe, state’s attornay, the shouted charge that one of them had “committed deliberate perjury.” Miss Iavrraine Nathan was on the w itness stand when Mr. Crowe, in seeking to impeach her testimony, charged that she was varying her remarks from statements she had mad*- In his office shortly after Loeb was arrested for the Franks murder. Miss Nathan had just testified that she previously was fond of Loeb ns he was of her, but that she did not "feel that way now" and th*t, being a lady, would not lie to ald Loeb. Mr. Crowe's denial of the defence’s right to have Miss Nathan read her earlier statement led to an early recess of court. Cite Authorities    , The defense and state were directed control to bring In authorities on the defense's 'contention that Miss Nathan should see the record of earlier remarks before proceeding as a witness. Miss Nathan Pretty Miss Nathan, the tirst girl witness to appear for the defendants, made a pretty, if somewhat nervous, picture She testified 111 a cool. again is the scene of a conflagration, it was reported today to tile United States forest service headquarters here (Annodated I'rrss /.rosed Il ief/ 8HINOTON, Aug. 7.—John AV. lavls, Democratic candidate for president. In a letter made public today, declared he is not a member of the Ko Klim Kina and bever was a ‘member. The letter was written In answer to one sent to Mr. I>a\ls by Hevere Allen, editor of The World Tomorrow. a magazine published here. • fx According to Th oms) J. Spell acy, I manager of the Davis eastern campaign headquarters, Mr. Allen In his letter called to the attention of Mr. Davis tile charge that the nominee was a member of the Kii Klnx Klan. and asked him specifically lf this was true. Mr. Davis replied: "In reply to your Itter which has | lie en brought to my attention, I answer th** question In the same direct I manner you have put it by saying that I ani not, never have been and will not I Imcome    a    member of the Ku Klux Klan.    , "I trust that in my coming speech of acceptance I shall make my position on the gr< at question of religious tolerance too plain for any misunderstanding or dispute.” DAVIS IS GUEST OF NEW YORK DEMOCRATS I HYI ILC I 'ARK, N. Y., Aug. 7.—John Davis.    Democratic presidential nomi nee, arrived here at noon today to attend the annual liasket picnic of the Duchess county Democrats. He motored at once to the home of Franklin had luncheon. also was a guest ut me and will speak at the Democratic rally near here late In the day. T. R. FEARED FRANCE AND GERMANY MIGHT GIVE RUSSIA AID IN WAR AGAINST NIPPON The present fire Is In the lands of Roosevelt, where he the Featlier River Lumber company. , ,ioyrI^nwr    ’    ,    , west of Portola, Binman county. It had    ,he    Roosevelt    h burned over 1500 acres at the last report and was burning before a high wind directly toward Clover valley and threatening the destruction of the Crocker Ranger station. Supervisor I). N. Rogers reported "high winds ami had fire conditions.” The Inyo national forest Is experl- i enclng its first big fire of the present season. The blaze started yesterday on the east side of the Sierras near Bishop, Inyo county, and had burned over 2000 acres of brush at the last reports. The fire In the Stevenson mountain region of the 'sierra national forest is reported under control. The fire near Cassel in the Lassen national forest also Is reported under Boarding the Montreal express at\i||ir of tilt' Portsmouth I ICB CC New A ork city, Mr. Davis rode In the    -      1 cab of the electric locomotive for 20 miles until It gave Way to a steam locomotive at Harmon. Mr. Davis ran the electric from the Grand Central station to the 125th street station and enjoyed the experience. (Annodated Vrrnn Leaned Wirt) WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Aug. 7.—Dr. Tyler Denned of Washington, speaking here today at an open conference, declared that President Roosevelt was perhaps the first American statesman to perceive clearly that the Far East question is largely a phase of European politics, and that the weight of his influence in a warning to France and Germany quite possibly prevented a European conflict of world magnitude. Dr. Dennett also stated that** there existed in 1905 “an agreed memoranda rn” of which a photostat was in his, possession, the effect of which was to place the United States during the Roosevelt administration as almost an unsigned member of the second Anglo- > Japanese alliance. “This document nous ap-! proved by Roosevelt less than two weeks before the formal publication of the terms of the second Anglo-Japnncse alliance, and just before the open- BAKERSFIELD MAN Alfred Harrell Chosen to Seat on Directorate of Producers T Nelson and Baker Are Winners in Missouri .Machine to Replace One Damaged Is Named “Boston II” criminal court, Judge Caverly    has ut- was not graduated from night school    I    on the stand tered the fatal formula of the    extreme until he was 36 years old. He has    nm often catchy voice, and    her con- sentence more than twice as    often as j been in public office almost continu-    I    elusions as to L>eb’s conduct    so close- any other. Under the Illinois    law the ously since then, as assistant city at-    ]y paralleled that of three famous men- jury fixes the penalty in returning its j torney, city attorney, police magistrate    !    tai experts who had preceded    bel that verdict, hut by coincidence or other- land judge.    ! th(r state's attorney ironically started —.....-        —    ,        ,    —    his cross-examination by addressing I her as a "doctor.” I On the witness stand, she avoided I Loeb’s glances, but when she passed MINERS RESUME WORK WHERE THREE ROBBERS ENTRENCHED (Annodated Prrnn Leaned H’irrj ST. LOUIS, Aug. 7.—Dr. Arthur W. Nelson of Bunceton, Democrat, and Sam A. Baker, Republican, bf Jefferson City, are tile nominees of their respective parties for governor in the November election, according to reports of Tuesday's primary from .ill but 927 of the state's 3,987 precincts. Nelson was expected to finish with a lead of approximately 60,000 and Baker 40,000. ( 4 nuncio trd Prrnn /.caned Wirt) SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7. Majors Rrito Pals and Sarmento de Belres ami Lieutenant Manuel Gouveia, Portuguese army aviators, who flew from Lisbon to the port of Macao, China, arriv from Seattle today on the Un Alexander. According to Major l’ais, the Portu-. geese flyers at one point of their flight In Indo-China were within 70 : mibs if the American around-the-world airplane squadron. After a brief visit here, the Portu-gt es.* airmen will continue overlands on their homeward way. (Annodated Prrnn /saned Wirt) SALT LARK CITY, Aug. 7.—Work Of the silver producers’ conference seem* to depend on what C. F. Kelley, president of the Anaconda Copper Mining company, says    this morning, lie is scheduled for a    report as chairman of ^ft-flndlng    committee and Is said OI    tile    nUSHO-JapanCSe    war    lo    :    to have a vast    amount of Information in o n t    Ii    s    h e    f    o r e,    President1    at h,in,J Roosevelt had been so ini- conference. This action of President Roosevelt did not stand alone. At the outbreak pressed with the [xjssibility that France or Germany, or of Russia against Japan that, according to ’ his own statement, in a brief letter which I have seen, he warned both Germany and France that if they went to the sup|)ort of Lisbon to j Russia lie would LR) to the sup-I !"‘ lu<V’‘I Senator Tusker I,. ived here ! »ri    i ti I    i i Nevada; former Senator er h. f. port ol japan anti take what- ti * mm of colorado: sent (Continued on Page Two) (Annodated Prrsn Leaned W'irf J NEWPORT NEWS. Va.. Aug 7.— j Lieutenants George C. McDonald and V. E. Bertrandinas hopped off from Langley field at 11:28 a. rn. today for Plctoii, Nova Scotia, in the Douglas • ■pulsing plane in which Lieutenant Wade will resume his ’round-the-world flight. The start was made after a postr tenement from 8 a. rn., which was found necessary on account of trouble with the oil ■ pump in the machine, which had been christened the "Boston II,” I Annodated Prenn Leaned M u-,'J PALISADE, Colo., Aug. 7.—The Palisade mine was hack to normal today xx ith the return to work of twenty coal miners. The return of the miners, despite the fact that three fugitives, suspected of being the robbers of the Palisade post office, In which $16,508 in stamps and lash was procured, are still entrenched in the a halidom"! workings of the mine, was made imperative by the threatened fuel shortage here, occasioned by the suspension of work the fugitives took up their rendezvous in the mine. In Hie meantime, armed possemen continue to maintain their vigil at the main portal and al the two air shafts in an effort to prevent any attempted escape of tile fugitives. That the men are freely supplied with food and water has become apparent as the hours of the long siege continue to drug along. As a result the watch at the mine has resolved itself into a period of watchful waiting. American League National League CALAMITY. SAYS LODGE —- —*)—<$> Clubs—First    game:    U.    if.    E. Philadelphia................... 7    IO    3 St. Louis...................... 3    7    I Batteries: Gray and Perkins: Kolp, Lyons, Pruett, Bayne and Severeid. E. clubs—    R.    H Cincinnati .................... 6    ll    0 Philadelphia ................. 3    9    I Batteries: Mays, J. May and    Har grave: Qlazner, Betts and Wilson WASHINGTON, Aug. 7.—A safe landing place for the workl flyers on their next hop has beet) located by the army advance party on tile east coast of Greenland at Kkaluit, the army air service was informed today. The proposed base is about 75(1 miles from Reykjavik, in Iceland, where the two flyers have been awaiting word of the success of the exploring party. It is expected that an early resumption of the attempt to “tie in" the 26,000-mile air line around Hie world will now be made ACK SAYS lilt MISS PEP IN TENNIS PROMISED $100,000 Clulis— New York.. I Cleveland . . Batteries: and Myatt. I Chlcag* Batteries ELECTROCUTE TWO BOWLING GREEN, Va.. Aug. 7 — otto Clear ami Fritz Lewis, negroes, were indicted, tried and sentenced to electrocution on September 12. in circuit court of Caroline county here today for the murder last week of Thomas It. Campbell, 68 years old. farmer of near Penoia. Tile proceedings lasted a little more than one hour. THE WEATHER San Francisco.—Fair tonight, Friday fair and • warmer; moderate northwesterly winds. Southern California—Fair tonight, Friday fair and warmer; light northwesterly winds, Sacramento, Santa Clara and San Joaquin valleys—Fair tonight; Friday fair and warmer; light northwesterly winds. (Annodated Prenn Leaned WireJ CHICAGO, Aug 7.— Miriam Burns successfully defended her title in the ; women's western golf championship througli another round today by de-1 feating Virginia Pep of St. Louis, 4 and 3. Edith Cummings, national champion, I survived the second round also by defeating Virginia Gittens of Green Bav, , Wis., 5 and 4. I Mrs. Lee Mida of Chicago eliminated Louise Fordyce, Ohio champion, 3 and 2. Mrs. Dave Gant of Memphis defeated Catherine Walsh of Grand Beach, Midi., I 5 and 4. Mrs. F. C. Letts, former champion, was eliminated by Dorothy Hints in a 19-hole contest. Demand Bills Jump Five Cents in N. Y. (Annodated t reat /.eased Wire) NEW YORK, Aug. 7.—Heavy buying of sterling exchange, apparently based on the announcement that , the allies and the Germans had reached a complete agreement on tile manner in which defaults arc to be declared under the Dawes plan, sent demand bills up nearly five cents above last night'.} closing prices to $4.50, a new higli record for the year. A jump of two cents occurred between 3 and 4 o’clock this afternoon. t nnoriatrd /‘fens Leaned Wire) LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7.—Mist I.tither, screen actress and wife of Ed Gallagher, of th vaudeville team of Gallagher and Shean, who is suing Jack \\ flite, wealthy New York mining man, for $100,000 for his alleged failure to keep an agreement to star her in four moving pictures, declared when she resumed the witness stand here today that White was to have advanced her $100,000 no later than September I, 1922. Miss Luther testified that an agreement between lier and White had been made in New York, whereby she was I revolution leudci to receive a salary of from $1,000 to j Government for $1,500 per week. Ignoring tm- date which Miss Luther said she was to have received $100,000, the defense sought to prove that an agreement had been made between her and White under which the actress was to receive no money until studios had been secured and scenarios and a director chosen. (Annodated /‘rent /.inned Wire) NAHANT, Mass., Aug. 7.—Senator Henry Cabot la*dge, in an address dictated from his sick bed and made public here, warns Republicans against what he terms the "calamity" of Governor Charles W. Bryan becoming pres- 1    •’lulls— idem, as he said is very likely to hap- Washington pen if Coolidge tails to receive a majority of the electoral vote and the election is thrown into congress. Senator Lodge declared a deadlock probable In the house and that if the (election should go to the senate, “it is Iquite possible" that the two Farmer-! Labor senators and others listed as [Republicans would vote with the Dem-Annfocrats and elect Bryan. The address was released only for press publication. R. E. II. ................. 5    12 I -nnock and Behang; Smith Clubs— Chicago ................ New York  ............ Batteries:    Blake, Jae. nett; Neiif and Snyder. Johnson and ertson, I’onnally and Grouse. R. . . ti .. . 3 Ituel ll. IO. 9 I 6 I Clubs— St. Louis Boston Batterie: Genewich, tits and Hurl- It. H.  6 12 .................. 2 l») Haines anti Oonzalc •argin and Gibson. Ths silver men may organize an efficient marketing plan without ary infractions of the Sherman anti-trust act, they' learned yesterday when the .    ,    ,    .    .    -    I report of the federal trade commission both, might go to tilt' support j was givin them. Organization Is Urged The committee on constitution and by-laws recommended a complete organization which meets with general favor, but It was boid beat to wait until nfter Mr. Kelley’s address before perfecting it. Speakers ut the conference yesterday Oddie of Charles Senator Reed Smoot of Utah; VV. I. Snyder of Salt Lake. ami J. F. Callbr* nth, secretary of tile American Mining Gongresa. A hoard of directors, consisting of | fifteen members is provided for. These I are to la* selected at the annual meet-j ing of th - organization on the second i Monday of October, beginning next year. For officers und directors to serve I the organization until this first stated I meeting the following are re com-I mended: Officers and Directors For president, VV. Mont Ferry, Utah; first vie-, president, F. M. Smith, Wajih-first vice-president, F. M. Smith, Washington; second vice-president, Charles Bocking, Montana; seeretary-t rea surer. Henry M Rives, Nevada. Members of the hoard of directors: VV. Mont Ferry; Walter Fitch, Utah; K V Robertson, Utah: L. O. Evans, Montana: Charles Bocking; A. M. Morris, Arizona; Alfred Harrell, California; John G. Kiri lien. Nevada; Clyde A. Heller, Nevada; F. M. Smith; Jesse McDonald. Colorado; Jerome J. Day, Idaho; William Loeb. Jr., ut large; C. F. Kelley, ut large, and K. It. Brownell, at large. E. Clubs—    ll Boston ....................... 4    ll 0 Detroit ....................... 2    9    0 Batteries:    Fullerton,    i/uinn    and Plc- inieh; Holloway,    Deuss,    Johnson,    Wells and Bassler. Clubs— Pittsburg Brooklyn. Butter!* It. E. Yd. Hooch, Schmidt II. .............. t; to a .............. 9 13 o , Harrison. Stone and Grimes and Taylor Two Americans Are Killed in Honduras i Annodated Prenn /.inned ll’bv MANAGUA. Nicaragua, Aug. 7.— Two Americans are reported to have been killed in San Marcos do Colon, Honduras, when General Peralta, the Hacked the village, have been sent to guard the frontier. It is reported that tin- American marines in Honduras have been sent to the border to repel the revolutionists. Name S. F. for 1925 Health Convention LAST MINUTE NEWS (Annodated Prenn /.eased Wire) SAUK CENTRE, Minn., Aug. 7.—After cutting all wire communication, six bandits blew the vault of the Yillard bank at Villard, 17 miles northwest of here, and escaped with $9000 in cash and securities, early today, bank officials announced. ever steps necessary for her protection.’ "It will lie recalled that iii the first Anglo-Japanese alliance, signed in 1902, tills was tile obligation which had been assumed by England We may, there- | fore, say that tills warning which came personally from President Roosevelt to j France to Germany had only the value I which attaches to the personal declaration of tile president of the United •States, nevertheless the effect of it was fcto make the United States assume substantially the same responsibility toward Japan which England had as-| Hurried in the first alliance. Close to War "At the beginning of 1904, as is clearly revealed in tile private papers of President Roosevelt as well as iii tile contemporary, literature of the tim*:, Europe was dangerously close to til*! brink of a world war. France was allied to Russia, England was allied to Japan. F’our powers were paired, Germany had urged Russia Into the war with Japan, and her future policy was thiui a matter of doubt and grave concern. Warns France, Germany "When President Roosevelt threw in the weight of ills influence by his warning to Era nee and Germany, he localized ; the conflict to th* Far East and quite possibly pr* vented the outbreak of j European conflict. The situation in the ! summer of 19<>5 was such as to make it seem quite plausible that if President Roosevelt had not made tills engagement with Japan and England it would have been far more difficult and perhaps impossible for him to mediate the peace of Portsmouth a month later.” T HURT IN PLANE FALL (Annodated Pet sn I n AN DIEGO, Aug. 7. mull, first class, vv W. Cheney, aviation mid ll ire) c. p Baker, as killed, and pilot, was ser- HOLMAN BEATS ROYCROFT DETROIT, Aug. 7.—Cranston Holman of San Francisco, titleholder, won Ids opening match in* tile singles of the national municipal tennis championship tournament hero today. He won from Cb Roycroft of New Bedford. Mass., 6-0,    6-2,    6-0. Mi mphis defaulted to Boston, and Kansu defaulted to New York. • (Annodated Prenn /.rated Wire) PORTLAND, Ore., Aug.    7.—San Francisco was selected as the next meeting place of toe Pacific Coast Health confer-nee and Dr. Walter M. Dickie c f San Francisco, executive officer of the California hoard of health, was elected president of tile organiza-City I lion, it was announced at today's session of the conference KEYPORT, N. J., Aug. 7.—The Boston II, piloted by Lieutenant McDonald, which is being flown to Nova Scotia for the use of Lieutenant Wade, around-the-world flyer, made its first s*top here at ‘5:.'U) p. rn. today and after being refueled Mas on its way to Boston. R lot:sly injured when the airplane in which they VV* I Hying fell to the landing Held of the North Island naval air station here th!.- morning Cheney was piloting th* raft ; riding as i pass. ng r. the accident ht s not I. by naval aviation offlc man s near* st relativ* b >nd Baker w. The cause i •en determine irs. The de; said to be h SALT LAKE (’TTY, Auk. 7.—Silver producers, reducers and refiners of the American continent, handlers of three-fourths of the world’s white metal, organized permanently to expand the market for silver and thereby resurrect it from its present unsatisfactory condition, in the second session of the silver producers’ conference here today. motlier. Mrs Birmingham Add!1 Ala. M !'.;• k. r, I iv i • ■ g in NO FUTURE TRADING NEW VORK, Aug 7. There will be no trading on Hie Liverpool exchange on contracts for future delivery of American cotton beyond July, 1925, the New York cotton exchange was i notified this afternoon. WHY NOT IMPROVE THE OLD HOUSE WITH A NEW PORCH? Or build flower boxes, walks, sand boxes for tile children to play in, fence cr clothes posts, tennis courts, steps, ar maybe add a garage to your property? There are a thousand and on** things you can build with concrete without difficulty. The work does ted require an expert. You can do it yourself with a little instruction on how t*> mix and pour concrete. our readers can secure a copy of a booklet on concrete and its uses about the horn* ami farm. This booklet Is free. To obtain a copy, simply clip and mall the coupon below Enclose two cents in stamps for return postage and be sure to write your name and address clearly. Frederic J. Baskin, Director, The i'takersfield Califon!.un Information Bureau, Washington, D. C I enclose herewith two cents in stamps for return postage on a fre* copy of the Ct'NC RETH Bot >K LET. Name    ............... Street.................. ............. City ................................................ State.................................„........... ;