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Corona Daily Independent (Newspaper) - December 21, 1936, Corona, California GINGER SCHNAPPS —Í.K.B.— EVER SO often I get thoroughly bumed up by someone telling me how to nm my own business. The peculiar part of It all is that usually he or she w«utd Indignantly deny the charge were it hurled. The merchandise a newspaper has to sell ia news. And the editor is the paper's purchasing agent. Dependent upon his judgment is the choice of position for an item so that it will be of in-t'3rest to the greatest number of readers. It is a common fallacy that an Item will be overlooked unless it has front-page position. An editor is frequently threatened with what amounts to blackmail—cancellation of advertising—if some i particular story, near and dear to the advertiser's heart, is not placed on the front page. Conversely, similar threats are brought if there is a possibility of a truthful but socially-^lamag-ing piece of news appearing in print. Foi^tten is the fact that an editor is bound by the same law which made possible a union of states into the United States -the will of the majority. So long as the majority are pleased, a newspaper will be well read, will bring its advertisers a food return on their advertisini? investment, and maintain an honorable pasition in community life. But when it allows itself to i-yrget its responsibility to the majority, its prestige is lost. A goorl mme is worth far more than one lo.st advertising contract. Phone 35 REACHES:ALL DEPARTMENTS OF CORONA'S HOME NEWSPAPER WHOSfe CLASS ADS COVER THE TERRITORY "LIKE A BLANKET" am THE ONI.Y DAILY NEWSPAl'KK I'UIN'IKD ANI> l'ÏIIÎIJSHKD IN COUWNA Late News HighlightH Concicn.sed, the "cream of t&e crop," world news Is published In The Independent daily. A lat^ report from United Press givea your nrwapaper lanf-minute world hiKtilight.« nfter other afternoon papcr.s i.s.sued. Tims, rfaderH got a concise world .survey in addition to ALIj local ru'iuti in The Independent. Year; 40c Month In Advance. 5c Copy. CORONA, CALIFORNIA, Monday. December 21, 193G. VoL 38, No. 2G0. The most amusing part of it all is that those who bring in illiterate copy are the ones who insist upon it appearing word for word. Correspondents whose material is usually satisfactory as submitted never argue when minor changes are made. S3me day, perhaps, my temper may get the better of my good iudgment, and when an item is ilemand'ed printed as written, I'll d) so, after first inserting an explanatory paragraph that spelling, Vliction and punctuation are exactly as the person (to whom I shall give credit by name) wrote it. , Unsigned sttories are usually understood to be the work of the editor. So when an item is too bad, he patches It up In order that his knowledge »f the ESiglish language will not be tiiought lacking. This idea of giving a "By-IJ.ne" would he a very handy "out." ""he newspaper man must sit in judgment over the news. There a»-e times when he must print the truth regardless of consequences. Ard there are times when, for the record of civilization, nothing will be lost if the item tbout a wayward girl, who might go straight If she had a chance, is laid aside. And there are times, when at the cost of personal friendships, the official shortcomings of a neighbor must be put on page one .... times when a mother's love mu it not be disillusioned, and ti'^ es, when the editorial heart will be heavy trying to decide whiit is best and what is honest, to mint the cold facts as they are BO that the readers may know, or to .suppress them to save others from a misery that will sear their souls to the «nd of their days. Newspapers are the media thi )ugh which most of our people gain their opinions, and form impressions. They c£m be flaming torches of great leadership or they can be pain ghosts of reflected personal interjst, and in making its fight for the best community life, the newspapers is entitled to the same supr rt as any individual or force making the same fight. It might be said that the future of the United States is more in their hands than in those of any oth'"'' molder of opinion, not excepting the school, the church and the university. They have a tre-mcn.If us responsibiUty. With a breath they may destroy rèputation and blast opportuni!" for the citi2!en. And they may, if they will, drive out the crook and the grafter, thn hypocrite and the pretender They may make clean the fronti-.teps, or they may compromise with dishonesty and become betra-' crs of their public. A Uo deliberate iri a newspaper is one of the most damnable things in the world. It is as though it wern being shouted from housetops by ten times ten thousand tongues. Nations will never be enidianger-ed a;i long as the streams of newsT^iper expression are not checkei, fouled, dammed up, or ridden with the typhoid germs of .se'flah interest and personal spleen and prejudice. Tfdiy's Citrui Prices NEW YORK, Dec. 21, (UP) — Thirly-five cars of Navels and thirteen cars of lemons sold today. Navel market opened slightly higher, closed dull and lower. Lemon market unchanged. Price range Navels $2.95-$3.T0; lemons |3.10-$4.40. Thousands Left ' n Ducc Playing | italy FORTIFIES new POSITION Without Homes ! Cupid to Them:, by agreement WITH germany Missing Mail Plane Sighted SPOKANE, Wiash., Dec. 21, (UP)—Lieutenant Byron Cooper, Washington National Guard flyer, reported to Northwest Airways today he had sighted its missing mail plane, a twisted mass of wreckage, on Cemetery Ridge, 12 miles southeast of Kellogg, Idaho. There was no sign of life about the plane which was piloted by Joe Livermore and Arthur A. Haid When it disappeared enroute from Missoula, Montana to Spokane last Friday. Yule Seals Sale to Date Reaches $3300 Proceeds from the sale of tuberculosis Christmas seals has reached $3,300, with 8,000 letters yet to hear from, according to Mrs. Catherine Poster of the Riv-eraide County Health and Tub.r-culosis association. The association hopes to receive $2000 more before the sale closes on Christmas day. The salús to dats are $1035 in excess of those for the corresponding period in 1935. Buy it in Corona! WE.\THER FORECAST Weath«r forecast for Southern California is for fair tonight and Tuesday, little change in temperature, with gentle northerly winds off Uie coast. HOT OFF THE UNITED PRESS WIRE POPE PIUS TO SPEAK CHRISTMAS EVE VATICAN CITY—Pope Pius XI will make a world-wide appeal for peace when he speaks over the radio Christmas eve, according to a report received today. The Pope is be lieved strong enough to give his annual message. HUNGARIAN DUELIST BECOMES FATHER BUDAPEST—Dr. Franz Sargas, Hungarian duelist, became a father today. His wife presented him with a baby daughter which was named Anna. The duelist, achieved prominence in the newspapers when he recently scheduled 100 duels with persons claiming he had married his wife for her money. After he had fought a few, policemen stepped in and told him to stop such nonsense. NORWAY DENIES^ROTSKY'S REQUEST OSLO, Norway—The Norwegian government today denied Leon Trotsky, exiled communist, an extension permit to live in Norway. Trotsky's permit expired last week. Ho has received permission to live in Mexico, but had asked permission to continue residence in Norway. Trotsky is expected to leave Norway within the next ten days. LAWRENCE SIMPSON AWAITS LINER BREMEN, Germany—^Lawrence Siinson is a guest of the Bremen city jail. He is awaiting the arrival of the U. S. liner President Roosevelt which will bring him back to the United States on parole. Simpson, an American seaman, was sentenced tq three years in prison for allegedly distributing communistic literature. After serving 17 months in jail, part of which time he was awaiting trial, Adolph Hitler pardoned him, the pardon being effective December 20. It is not knovra whether Simpson will be a guest of the liner or will work his way across the Atlantic. PREDICT CHIJVESE REBELLION END NEAR NANKING Dr. 1. V. Soong predicted today the Chinese rebellion would soon be ended. Soong believed his brother-in-law, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, woud soon be released. Chiang was captured nine days ago by Marshal Chang Hsueh-Liang. STREET CARS COLLIDE; 15 INJURED NEW ORLEANS—Fifteen persons were inured today— some seriously-rwhen two street cars crashed into each other. After a preliminary checH on the accident, officials believed the heavy fog was Ihe cauBt of the wreck. Arms Embargo Upheld Today Supreme Court Holds Legislation Void WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, (UP) —The admini-stration t ■ 'Viay won the approval of the Supre-ii.' Court in a case brought to Ifl.st, the validity of the pro.secutiun of a group of airplane manufacturers and individuaUs, on ch'irgo.s of conspiring to violate Pf'ai-dent Roosevelt's Chaco tirnhs embargo. i All members present, excepting Justice James C. McReynolds, ' concurred. McReynoIJK, without opinion, held the legislation and proclamation should have boi')i condemned. The court rejected the contention of the defendants that the congressional resolution, under which the Prcsiaent acted, unconstitutionally delegated power to the Chief Eixecutive. The ruling compelled the defendants n»w face a jury trial on charges of conspiring to .sell 15 machine guns to Bolivia. DECISION ON i;ASE AWAITED WITH APPREHENSION WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, (IIP) —The Supreme Court's doci.sion on the Chaco arms embargo case was awaited with apprehen.sion by State Department and other officials for it.s possible effect upon the neutrality policies of the ad-ministrati'on. The resolution under whicli President Roo.sevelt acted on May 28, 1934, when he proclaimed an embargo on shipments of arm.H .and munitions cf wai- to Bolivia and Paraguay, participants in the long raging Chaco war, wa-s much the same as those under wlilch previous presidents levied .similar embargoes. At that time, however, the po.s-sible affect on business of an ann.s embargo had been foreseen. Neutrality legislation, later to take form in the neutrality lact of ina."), amended in 1936, was ali'.3ady under discission. . An indictment was returned naming the Curtiss-Wright Airplane and Motor Company, ihi^ Barr Shipping Corporation, Johri S. Allard, Samuel J. Abelow, and Robert R. Barr as conspirator.s in connection with the transaction. The penalty for violation of the embargo was fixed by Congre.s.s at up to a $10,000 fine and a maxi-j mum prison sentence of two ycai-.s. Instead of going to ti-ial the defendants entered la iJeniurrer to the indictment. They charged that the re.soiu-tion under which President lioose-velt acted was an invalid delegation of legislative power to the (Continueid on Page Six) Fear 1(50 Ih-ui in Worsi Disaster Siiu i' 1879 SAN SAI.VADOR, Dec. 21, (UP) litditf forces mobilized toil ly to cai-e for 25.000 jei.s-.iiis li imelc.s.s in lh(> w)i'.st local earthquake di.sa.stei' since 1H7!). At lea.st 100 w')•(' f<'are(l dead and upwarl of 500 were injured. Pre.sident Maxiniiliin Hernandez Mai tiiiez Indi! |)er;'.onal chaise as ri-poi't.s frail ciglit citi.s, rock-.cd by tien)l)](ii-; dv.t the week-lend. indicated .staj^jficiing lo.sse.s if life and |ir(iprt\'. Piiin.s ^ f San X ii i'iite. 23 inil<'.s e.i.'d of ticre, lar ,','-ave ii}) .scv-ienty lid lie.s. All that remaiiieii lt .<lav I' San \'ir nte wa.s a .■^oli-t.'i-y. .stone eloek tnwer. The lirst and ni'st .severe treni-■ bl.iv .stnud! .su Idenly Saturday ev-<'ning-, .shalting down liou.se.s and building.s. (itlKM- (piako-s follow<'il Katurdiy nif^lit and Simday. tiqmr Discussed at League Meet I Russell Sends Report; Coroiians Absent r-ity Oflk'ials <;f Indio entertain- ! •d t)ir- (^itni.s Uelt divisi'in oftli(> Calif 'i-nia League of Municipalit ic.-with a );aiKiu't and Metropolitan aqueduct in.specti in trip la.st I'>i- ' (lay night. 'I'he dinner was sei'ved atThou-.san i Palii'.s aipieduid camp. I'".in-^ pi lye-'.s of till' di.strict presented | lh(> iirigt-am of entertainment. I llK- at tendance wa.s 1.U'gcr t!i,-m 'usual at, the meoting.s held ini ( iiaeiKdla Valley, with practie illy i icvcry ineorp irated i?ity within the counties of Riverside and San , Bernai'din ) repre.scnted. No (.'oronan.s attended, but l>r. r. A. Russell, city councilni.in. sent his i-epert on tho liquor situ-l.ii'Jon to the affair, where legi.sla-(tóve acti :n to piMvi'de the righi I of local approval in the licensing 'and conduct of liquor e.stabli.sh-ments was advocated. Rci)rci:entative.s of citici! in the ^iivision. ircetinpr at Indio, adopt-(>d th,' rejiort of a special o ni-niittee, named to ree immend [kis-ail.de eliangvs in pro.sent .st.ate regulations. The commit t . i-'s lindings were concernei wholly with '"on .sal(>" liquor matters; tlio.se pcrt/iining tb plaiM's liiiixMisiiif; liquor by thi^ drink. "Off sale." oi' package sale .St.ires, w< re not included in the investigation, the eummitteo e.in-sidering that the.se ('.siabli-shnicnls have not lieen e lu.sing material concern. The conimitt(,'e, headed by City Ciuncilman K. Id. Spoor of Red lands, also pri)i>.:s(>d rcstriition !Uid reduefion in I lie ntnnber "f "on sale" lieenses. Roconimen la.tions were made on a ba-sis of dat.i committccnu'ii compih-d 1\V i^olling the opinions of all types of organizations in tlw several cities of the Citru.s Belt <liviaion. Police Have Fairly Quiet WeeK-end A crash yestei'd,ay at li^ightli an.l Merrill str,-ets ht^weeu ears driven by Carmen M. Padill ) ol' the Jameson laneli and A. B. Hry-ant of 3850 Robeitson street, Arlington, resulttMl in injuidcs t. the latter and his .son Rob.-rt. iwcliie VanderVelden m.ide the investigation. Thi'ec ari'ests weri' made by t'e police Satiu-lay night and Sunday morning, as eomp.ired to 15 on the pieyi.uis weidtend. Two boys w-'re taken into (ai.stody on suspicion '.if robliing ears parked on the tlownlown streets. Legionnaires Attend County Council Meet A regular meeting of the American Legien county council was held in Elsin )re S.Uurday evening, i Plans were completed to make ; Christmas a little merrier fur the veterana ait Sawtelle SoUliers Home. Those attending from Corona were I<'rank Bi-shoj), 21.st Di.strict Commander, Howard Ware, Day Jewell, Henry Morton, Fred Szabo, John Hull, L. O. KastvtNlt, Herlx'rt Wroot, cammaiuler of the local post, and Capt. Gully, Chef Do Gare of the iocal K) et 8. Müssoüni EmíTí^es From Etbiooiíin War to Hîeeonie lînlwarîv Af'juinst ('o;r»!nuK¡f;ni C.V STt;U AKT EÎKOWA I'nitrd Press í>(afi ('(urc pondí^nl i'd.MK, Dee. ild'i 'idi ■ Viiir now I'oiindation of a n<'W Kooiaii Mii-pn'e :ii!<l d.'i).'; v.ill design.ate I!i:!l) as ■'^'c.'ir 1 nl Ih- expiring witne.s.scd the Ml 'foith Italian calen-Idiil ir"". d'he will and I ■ !o.'!aiin>d the Italian dic-aile>r ,| 11;,. lid,, of Km-: ielhiopia and upon him-iille ol l'Uiìiìirc Founder. •■e!ii|ue.s! of liaile .Sclas-initiateil on Oct. 3, oi!i[)lete.| on May 5, ,",."^>0,1)0;) ,s(|uai-e miles ) Ital the pr,ss(^ssion.s. of Italy, 1 popula-unlimitcd liiM;.iided |i,iit of Mus-Mduil'.-; elloil-, Ui i vteiid Italy':, eontrol Í .■: .XII,-.111,1 1:- Ihe lejioi'ted mi-I e'lo II i:; I n i e,emeiit of Trmcess ,\1, in,i ol 11,1 ly, top photo, .md .AiihduUe ()tto, louer photo, pi ell odor to the ,-\uslrian till one Keslor,it 11)11 of (Mio to the ! hip-'-liui g throne is l)e-lie\-e(l to ha\a' been discusseli leei'iitlv Mu.'-.soliiu and Aus-ti iaii inoii.ii < hi.sts. I'rineess Mai 1.1, 21, IS tlie only unmar-1 led ilaughK'r of Iviiii; Victor iMTiniamud of Italy. Landon Chats With Roosevelt WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, (UP) Gov(>rnor Alf. M. Landon came t.) the White Hou.se tijidiay and traded fishing atorie.s with President Ilofiscvelt. The executive, who calleil at the White House at th' ri-(|uest of the man wdio de-fi'ated hi n last Novendier ;; for the Pre,sideney, .spent niori> th in a half hour wdth HooseV(dt. When he came out he told newsjiaper men "We talkc.l about Christm.is and the (diildren. The Presi<lenf talked abiint hiii gr.ind-I'iiildren and 1 talked about my (diildren." 'Did y 111 disiuss the campaign"? he was aske.l. "No, we .just li.i 1 11 nice visit. We swap-pel fishing storie.s .and just had a s.ieial e.all." .\e('ii!(>rii Toll iJii-liest iiii SiHurday E'iVeniii/;s AI.RANY. N. Y. ;UP d'he I'lireau lit niolor vidiiides advises |iedesfrians and motorist-; th.al ('iangerous hours on Nev." Yorlc •St.ate's highways and street.s are between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturdav led in number of ac-eidt nts, !),(;(■>), uilh ."Ui fatalities. S.unday was the next highest day with i),()()V aeeidents and 30',) fatalities. delerinined courage of I'r.'imer r.eiiil,, ,\I ii^sol i ni. in the faco of inti rii'itional ojiposit ion, g:i\'i' Hal-,' il.-i new .rnpire. Uiion King Amelia Earliart Joins Plane Ht^ef No<jm! Flyer lo lines(i ^^ale Farmer's Kepori i SAl.T LAKK cri-y, nee. 21, ¡(IM'i .Vnndia Earh irt .il'utnaiii. /Xmeriea's woman (ly/'r, today ! jnined the hunt for a missing 'Western Air lOxpress liner which ¡vanished in a .stii-ni evei' central jl'tih early la.st Tuesday. d1ii> noted tlyer arrive 1 from I'urliaiik, California in a i>l iiie Hewn I'y Paul Mailt/, uhj h is j assist.nl in the search sincc it began. Mi.ss Earhart and Mantz took off to investigate a "hunch" th.U j a report from ii farmer at Brig-li.im City, Utah, ali ait 05 miles north of here, may he a le.a 1 to the vvhercabout.s of the missing airlin. r. 21, has iiilss- \\ |i: \ rHKR H.\i/r,s AKIIIAI. SK.VKCH SAI.d" UAKK (TPY He, ('IIP) Unfavorable weathei ¡ImKciI search by air ef th ing tran.spoi't liner with seven occupant.s. Snow, fog. and rain has made it impossible for air-; planes to continue the searidi today. All hunting has heiai con-, lined to the ground, j A ,'j;i,000 rewar.l, etiered f(u-I any information leading to tho ; linding of the missing plane, luiN bi'oiight out numerous yoUmteer.s j to aid in tTie scarch. CARRIER CONTEST CLOSES DEC. 23 ' Arthur Lee leads The Independent carriers with only two more (lavs left in the Eighth .•\miual Independent Carrier Boys contcs! !IIe is hard pressed by Richard I'"it(h who i;i onl.V a few votes; ^ Ixdiind. j I All those who have not Ik-oii 'Visited during thi.s whirlwind (do.'iing peidod can he of grsdl ! service to their f.'ivorit,' earlier! hov if they will p.av ir> thcirj , sul scription during thi> eamiKiign., Muring the next two days t)<"; I hoy.'I arc cxpcctcd lo re-doill l,' their intensive aalci in liehalf f I new and renewal sul,script ions I aiKt will spend every mimitc ni ;lhe v\'ork. j ddie carricr.s are working hard to win thi> cash pii/.es ai j apia'cciate your help. All receive I commissions in jii'oportion to the cash turned in during the campaign. Subscribe through your favorite eairier. Those in the contest are: Charles Bell. l<'rank Ju.sti.-i, Itiehard Stut.sman, Ralph Covington, Arthur James, Keith Hicks and Arthur Lee, ' It's Santa and His Postmaster! store Has 1-Iiuh Froiilag.i RACINE, Wi.y. (UP) While other Main Street merchants here dread the onset of winter .snow drifts, Edward J, Schowalter i.s complacent in the knowledge that his triangular building has only one Inch of frontage to keep dear on that atroet. \delnr later I peror I ■■■ 'If 111 llnl\''.s e, liordi l!i:!(i, ,;dde. of leiriliir\ 'Ihlee lini';; tile size llii.'i neli t ■rriloi'v has lion .if .X.()()(),000 ;uid natural lesoiirce.s dli,- Xo, 1 event iif th(> y.-^ar, t lierel n: ('. was the conquest of lelhiiipia, .\'o, 1! event was Italy's alliance witli Ct'iinany. The lallei (lev'lo¡inie.il wis brought ahiuil In- l'',nglanirs and France's c.itter opposition to Mussolini's ¡colonial war in violation of tho League Ceivcnant. Annexation of Ethiopia severely liiimiiiatcd England. which throughout th - eonllict ha(^l opposed Italy's eamp'.ign. .'\t one time during tin- war f'^ngland coneeiitratcd ¡core than 600.000 tons of w;ii vessel'-; in the Medi-t 'rraneaii. l-'eeling in Italv wa; bitter agi'.insl lengland .'ind th' rescnt-"•cnl eontinii'd to smoulder until the l.'.agu" lifted sanetion.s .some two iihintlis after the end of the war. When san lions w<>rc lift-ed duly 15, Itdv prepared to resume ífK old position in European affairs, but found England and I'lance still smarting from hiiniiliation.s tht'y had receiv»-»d. Ine'nsed at Biitani's and ¡'"ranee's faihu'c to "forgive and forget". Mussolini promoted a .sidtlenient of th.' long (juarrel between OernTinv and Austria and then proceeded to make friend.s with Germany. At first Miii.s.sdlini only flirted with Germany in tli'^ hopes England and l'"ranee would settle old diffcr-cn'c.'i \(.'ith tiiiM in a fiicndly 'manner. leailin;.; in this, Mui;,so-' lini, on Oct. 20, proceeded to •siga íiwccping agreement:! with i<I;'rin:ui\ wdiich intimately linlccd [their torei.1,11 policies. POWIIKI I L \L!Ji:s I'OKMKO j Cereiaiu', Aust¡-i,-i, Hungary and j Alhiiiia recognized It:dy';j annexation of I'l Inopia and they today foim a lilo.'k, of 125,001).000 citi-z"ns opposed to 111;' sliread of Conummisiii in I'lurojue Mussolini virtually took Italy out of tile League of N.ition.s :'n Oclol r w hen the L'ague refused to niiseat the I'dliiopian delega--tion. Italy h.i.s not otlicially reíd will oHiei ils say they have no intention of icturning until Ihe I.eague exiiels the I'lthii'piana and .sliovs's .sign.s of becoming a more "realistic" institution. Dining the summer Mussolini made Hovoval bids for the return of normal relation.s between England and Italy, climaxing them with .1 peace ,a(ipeal in his .speech in .Mi! Ill on Nov, 1. This speech iirouglit a response from England iiid at flic present time the two iKitions irc negotiating an accord in the Mediterranean. Siiiee the conclusion of the African war. .Mussolini has con.soH-dati'd his Kdations with his aides, Austri:i and Hungary. There have been .-ieru'S of visits between tlu' three allies, eidininat-ing with th.' visit to Italy of Admiral Nicholas Horty, Regent of Hungary, .it the end of Novs'm-her. d'hroughout file year Mussolini'« [lolitical [u-ogram has been mark-■d with notable successes. Not so uueh is known about his iinan-i:il :md economie situation,. The '.ar cost milliards of lire and ■lany more nnlli.irds will , be ieed((l to (l.'velop the e:mpire .Vith the beginning of sanctions the go.'cinmciit ceasjd publishing (inaiieial and economic statistics; thi'iefore no reliabl? data exists to auike any comparisons. Every year Ciui.stmas time brings licavy mail ti^ Oscar Plijllip.s, postma.ster at Santa Claus, Ind. This year the volume ot: letters increa.sed, so Santa .nnd Postmaster i'hinips talked over atVairs , as shown here. That letter Mr. i^hUlips is balding? Why, that's V just one o£ the th.ousands Vhul doiuge lUs oftice. CURB LUB IVö't Yu hei-e em singin over ti» Mk-I deo, "Sandy Claws is cuKllR ty I town, " But on the uther IfSUKl-X bin nottiain that ennyboddy WOta got a mite uv munny these -àà^ seems tu be goin tu t»wn ontlUllV Xmas ahoppin.
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