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   Centralia Daily Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 5, 1932, Centralia, Washington                             TW. Reparations; Hanun.-has said that "it was easier ttf jet'.a- in your tinier thin to it 'out." How easy it was durihf. the early, days of- the .war to excite the public Into thinking that if Germany won" that Prance would, be annihilated and that the German hordes would.'then cress the waters and- win 'an easy vic- tory from the United States. At that time.this country had as Its -President a scholarly gen- college professor whose whole had been spent in an idealistic might say ah -altruistic theory rather than practice was preached to 'minds that had not as yef tasted the; cold logic .of business. When an- appeal' came for as- sistance humanity, was at stake regardless. of cost or reprisals. The whole nation was asked to give till it hurt. -After 14 years the Hurt Is still .with us and the wounds -are, still, "raw in the flesh." Billions were .loaned to every countrv that asked for it. Poods by hundreds of shiploads were.-sent across with little hope that it" "would even be partly ac- counted for. Every ham- let..and community: center' were, drained'of their i savings .and paid for? by government bonds and war savings stamps. Now the day of reckoning has coftie. All we want is the money we sent- :.boys- thatj were left .on. the battlefields are maimed are In the hos- pitals. It will, take a hundred years to square that" account. Now the beneficiaries are. seeking to repudiate their money obliga- tions. That is, what comes of ill- advised the- of, world-wide broth- erhood of men working for each other's happiness. It is pay day and -Uncle- Sam wants his1 an atom of. Shylock's blood is 'in veins, with.another payment on detts this month London hopeful of winning over, before that time, Uie American people' to a new settlement plan which will avert the necessity for a default and at the same time will relieve the debtors of making payment, at least in full. If. It Is true that the British government is counting on edu- cating.. British .and American opin- ion on a new debt policy, the op- timism of. .that' government ;ls to be admired. Those two opinions are now as far apart as the two poles, the Britten taxpayer feeling, that he can pay -nothing on the war-debts and. the equally, hard-, up American taxpayer feeling.that he must have more, Instead -.of lessj from his foreign- debtors. Why don't the. war debtors haye a little heart-to-heart talk. with Uic-.-holders of.-Liberty .and' Vic- latter will can- cel Sam's'debt to them, the AmeVipah taxpayers, who must redeem thesei bonds -if not, will'gladly cancel the war Moreover, if .all countries, would repudiate all war- there "could' be no more wars 'except by the conscription of 'capital, and the start MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS yCENTHALIA. DEC. 5. 1932 Tonight and daily fair; somewhat cooler tonight; moderate changeable Winds: Centralia imum, 47; minimum, 40. Considers Repeal Rep. Hatton Texas, chairman, summoned the houte judiciary committee to con- sider the prohibition repeal reio- lutlon prior to tht opening of con- gress. (Associated Prtts Point. Within 75 Miles of So- viet Border Reached' in Campaign Against Chinese TOKYO, -Dec. The Japa- nese army puslied to a point with7 in 5 miles of the soviet border in Manchuria today in its cam- paign' aga'nst insurgent Chinese, a. situation. which "gave the ,goyr erhrhentV pause as. to. the Tokjru 'officialdom concent rated oh 'Russo.- Japanese relations, 'es- pecially in light of t.he- fact; that the Japanese troops might push to Mftnch'ull, the Manchuria, border ON DEBIS London Adopts Waking Poli- ey While Congress Deals Wrtli Situation LONDON, Dec. has -settled down to a period of watchful waiting while the Ameri- congress deals with the debts ah'd Prime Minister .Macdonald takes part in the new disarmament negotiations at Geneva. Secretary Stimson's reported statement that It might not be necessary for the United States to refri'y: to last week's British note received considerable prominence in the newspapers here, but in government circles it is not re- garded as the final word. A visit by Ambassador Mellon on Saturday to Stanley Baldwjn, who is acting head of the government in Mr. Macdonald's absence, was understood to have been for the purpose of acquainting Mr. Bald- win with the procedure to be ex- pected in Washington' this week. Whatever action congress takes, the; government here exacts to receive some reply from the Ameri- can, state department through the usual diplomatic channels. The hope thai there might be any yielding by congress 6n the payment due this monthv Is de- creasing, but there is still confi- 'denee.that the British viewpoint eventually will STARR BARRED FROM DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS SEATTLE, Dec. te, Democratic Chairman George E. was excluded' today frcm a caucus of house democrats which he himself had called, the news- j reporters were allowed to .sit in. There were 47 members- elect present bearing II proxies. out of 71 democrats in the new house. The Seattle Times interpreted the caucus action as resentment I by counties outside of Pierce'and rKinc at Starr's naming Seattle u place. Ij The caucus was to decide uponj sptoker -and cJiter clerk, and, houttae a plan of legislation. Efforts Made to; Refloat Ship Near Mouth of Columbia River ASTORIA, 'Ore., Dec.' Jammed fast in the shilling sands of'Clatsdp spit south Col- urr-bia river entrance, freighter Sea Thrush still h'krd aground today while plans were made'for great efforts to remove her.. seamen doubted whether the large ship could possibly :be moved. The .-vessel, was high on the sands, which held her fast. Captain A. H. Bryant of the Portland, office of the San Fran- cisco board of marine underwrit- er's, viewed the situation today. Ife said there is but slight chance of saving the vessel. The tug Salvage King was v ordered from Vancouver, B. C., by owners of the ship. The coast guard, cutter Red Wing, un- der command of Captain R. C. Hcmmlngway left Astoria at day- break to stand'by the wreck. Tugs from -Astoria were 'ready 'to: assist. The weather -had .moderated greatly today and no trouble was experienced in that direction. Al- though tug boats at huge hawsers' maririers predicted their work would futile. Rescued through, angry-seas and treacherous breakers, a woman and 32 men.aboard the ill-fated freigh- ter were safe here today, while Capt.--Ernest Lanwstrom, veteran skipper -of the ship, remained aboard the vessel alone.. -Meanwhile, Mas Frances1 Whit- .Ing, a writer-''from Oly'mpU; and a-1 fprnier Seattle. radio station .manager, had .'a. pew 'tale to tell. .ThVonly paisehger she was taken'off by small AGAINST REPEAL! ALONG THE LINE 'WITH DEMONSTRATION MARCHERS RESOLUTION LOSES BY NARROW MARGIN Their caravans meeting witli'frequent rehuffc scv 'to Above is a {fathering _of ma L REFUSE PLEA 'nontiriued on-Paee Zi wars "would never stand for1 that. [city. (Additional. Editorial Page 4) The foreign office disclosed that !Eijl Ahom, the Japanese .charge d'affaires at Moscow, had a'pproach- ed the foreign commissar of. Rus- sia, L. M. Karakhan, as to the circumstances of the campaign. The charge told M. Karaxhan that it was necessary for the Japa- nese army to attack the Chinese insurgent, Ocn. Su Ping-Wen, who has been holding one-fourth northwestern Manchuria in defi- ance of the Japanc.se army, .and has been keeping more than 100 Japanese as hostages. The Japanese charge also ad-r vised Russia, it" would be necessary to use the western division of the Chinese Eastern railway over which Russia has partial authori- ty. The Russian commissar 'was also advised the Japanese policy was as previously outlined, 1. e., not to injure the Chinese. East- ern If possible, and repair all dam- age resulting from Japanese oper- ation. M. Karakan advised M. Amoh that he wished tune- to consult the- Moscow government -before discussing the situation further. That was on December 2. 'SANTA MONICA, (To ihe Editor oif the Chroni- cle) Everybody is knocking this lame duck congress, bat do Ton.know those felfom ha-ve a chance (o make.a real name for (hemsetves and make as ashamed that we fired 'an. They know exacllj how ihe People voted on every ques- tion th.it they win be asked to decide on. They the majority didn't want prohM- tion. They know majority dan't want (he debt coneeBed. They know everybody rovenunent eipense cmt in half. So, when any qwstivn comes mp all they have da fa to read the elreticn retains.' Course, if they want U still be on the minority side of all these things we wiH ex- MUy why they was defeated. Yours, Bob Cress Arreated After Hunt by American1 and' Canadian WENATCHEE, Dec. Cress, by Canad- ian and American officers, was captured at 1 o'clock--this morning at .the .ranch home of Christian Piedmont, near' Bridesville, B. C.r just across the-line from. Molson, In Okanogan county. Cress had unknowingly recrossed the1 line into Canadian territory after being on the American side most of the time since his plunge through the win- dow of a moving train three days ago. 'Cress surrendered -without resis- tance, when surprised by a posse of Canadian and offi- cers which had beeri close on his trail for two days.' His feet' were in very bad shape' from his flight through the arid the fact that he was at first manacled with an "Oregon boot." It was necessary, to secure a horse and wagon'to convey Cress to the provincial Jail at Green- wood, B. C. ,y.' During his fllSht.' Cress secured a horse. He harf Saturday night at the McGraw' ranch near Chesaw, in Okanoja'ri county. He left .the ranch at I 'nine o'clock SuriHay morning on the horso and Suhday evening asked for a bed at the Pieomont'home, having re- crossed the international boundary Into Canada. Officers' were able to follow his trail thrbugh tracks In newly fallen snow, EASTERN SAWMILL HAVING SHORT RUN Operations resumed. this morning at the 'Railway and Lumber compijiay's sawmill and will continue untiriogs accumulat- ed in the mill porril, are disposed of. Reid F. secrelary- treasurer of the company, esti- mated lhat the operation would be completed In afcout three days. Plans for future operation are still indefinite. f The sawmill, 'had been running on a parf time, schedule, has been Idle rince the fire that desiroyeil the company's planing'mill on November Curtis and Garner Deny Mar- chers Right to Stage Parade on Capitol Grounds WASHINOTON, Dec. .Vlce-Prcsideut Curtis today denied Herbert Benjamin, n leader of the demonstrators here, the right to on tlie capitol grounds. Speaker Oarner previously had done likewise. Meanwhile, a hollow victory was won. by tlie demonstrators when Justice Luliring in the District of Columbia, supreme court set a hearing for Thursday to restrain police Interference. The marchers plan to.depart Wednesday. Benjamin and William Reynolds.' 'another march leader, went to the rice-president's, suite in the ...senate, offke building. Once seated, "Ben- jamin said: hear you sent for a delegation of three from our group." "I did. the vice-president snapped back. "I was informed that, a delegation wanted to me and I said I. would receive them, but I did not send for them.' Benjamin then said the "only matter we have is a petition which already has been sent to you." "Which gave no address so It wouldn't reach the vice-presi- dent 'replied. Benjamin expressed regret over the improper .address nnd not hav- ing a copy of tlie petition with him, abruptly terminated the meet- ing. The demonstrators, who descend ed upon the city last night, were still bottled up today by bluecoat on a short stretch n'f pavemen in the outskirts. The motley throng once drew up in marching order, tcok up a long red banner and headed for the solid lines of police, but whe.. the blue ranks tightened; turned aside and jeered the police. I Lawyers representing the march-' ers, meanwhile, made little head- way in efforts to invoke the lawl as a means of permitting the I demonstrators lo inarch to the' capito] in accordance with their plans to demand each and enactment of unemployment in- surance. Just before noon, the hour for congress to convene, upward of 150 more police appeared at the camp, .apparently 'to block any effort to rush the lines. There were then some 300 armed police on hand, confronting marchers estimated by authorities at or so. ENGINEERING WORK J SHOWS INCREASE IN 1 NORTHWEST STATES Dec. UTi A total of 491 'contracts for cn- jCiueerlnjr projects in the Pn- '.ciflc northwest for Ihu five- month period-from July 1 to November 3.0 provide for the expenditure ,of the Pacific Builder nnrf' Engineer, construction news magazine, revealed today. Tiie amount shows a gain of over the projects laid out during the first six .months of the year, tlie maga- zine says. The projects for the recent 'period included 287 for grad- ing auct graveling jobs, with 'a value of 10 L Party to Wait Until Next Ses sion' Despite Its Plurality of One in Senate Delegations from United States and Four European Na- tions Gather at Geneva GENEVA. Dec. 5 The Six Reported Painted Red, Beaten and Told Not to R. turn to California Town EXTRADITION PAPERS DELIVERED IN ATHENS ATHENS, Dec. 5. (JP) The American legation announced to- day that warrants and final extra- dition papers had arrived from the United States in the case of Sam- uel Insull, former operator of the MicJdlewest Utilities companies, now In receivership. It was understood that as soon as the papers are translated and approved by the foreign office they will be sent to the minister of justice, who will order the court of appeals to take up the .case Immediately. HAS OPERATION LOS ANGELES, Dec. Mrs. William Glbbs ItfcAdoo, wife of the United States senator-elect and daughter of. the late President "Woodrow Wilson, underwent a successful operation" for removal ef hcr.appemljx today. VACAVILLE, Calif., Dec. reputed leaders of a strike which has interrupted fruit pack- ing in this vicinity recently were kdnaped from the Vacavillc early today, taken away iu automo- biles and reported painted red beaten and told never to return here. The men were among1 fifteen persons arrested during a clash in front of the library yester- day. Police estimated 1.000 persons participated in the fray, which oc- curred when townsmen broke up a parade of 150 striking fruit, work- ers who arc demanding a day wages instead of the offered. Chief of Police O. E. Alley de- clared the six were liberated from tlie' Jail by means of n key. The group of men who took the pris- oners bundled them Into automo- biles on which license plates were covered and drove ranidly Into the country, warning other motorists not to follow them: There were seven cars in the group. Those taken from the jail were Claude TJiomtson, Sacramento; Bob Kelson, Mountain View; Tom Clark, no address: T. Martinez, Sacramento; Marvin Blackburn, Sacramento, and R. B. Malney, Sacramento. PROPOSE HOOVER FOR HARVARD PRESIDENCY WASHINGTON. Dec. President Hoover's name' was ad vanced today for the presidency of Harvard. I His name was suggested by Chester D. Pugsley of Pcekskill, N. Y., in a letter to Henry L. Shattuck, treasurer of Harvard, on the basis that Mr. Hoover Is an honorary alumnus of the 'Institu- tion. Shattuck replied that the suggestion would be submitted to the: college corporation. Abbott Lawrence Lowell recently resigned the presidency of Harvard. WASHINGTON, Dec. Senator Robin-sou of Arkansas, the democratic lender, said today the democrats would not attempt to take over control of the senate at this session. The democratic pilot made this statement after his party was given a plurality of one over the repub- licans with the swearing in of Wnller Walker as senator from Colorado pending the qualification, of .Karl c. Scuyler, a republican expected_.- in. a few days. Robinson took the position !t would bo.'.'childish" for the demo- crats to -trie senate :iow.- Inasmuch.as the plur- ality will be switched Just the other way when Schuyler's election pa- pers arrive this week. Four senate -committee chair- manships will change hands'short- ly under pians mapped out today by republican, leaders. Senator Hale, Maine republican will become chairman 'Of the pow- erful appropriations committee t< fill the vacancy created by tin death of Sen. Wesley Jones o. Washington. Hale's place at the head of th< naval committee will be filled by Senator Oddtc (R., Senator Dnle of Vermont will take over the postal committee. In Oddie's place and Senator Brookhart (R., lowal will take Dale's chairmanship o the. civil .service committee. Qridie and Brookhart both are "lamo duck" 'having been defeated this yenr. TO OPPOSE CHANGE IN VOTE ON REPEAL four big powers of Europe and the United States set out today to gain definite progress toward world disarmament, before Christ- mas, with an American warning before them to the effect that mere "window-dressing" will not be satisfactory. Thn American delegation also made It plain that it understood all five nations were entering the discussions with the understnncliii_ that the basts of the proceedings was "disarmament, pure and sim- ple." Tlie Americans said the question of equality, raised by Germans last summer when she withdrew j from the conference, and security, R paramount Issue, with Prance. were not lo be fundamentals of the- conversations. Cheers from Drys Greet Announcement of Result of Balloting WASHINGTON, Dec. By a margin so narrow that the change of five vote's would have shifted the result, the house" of representatives today defeated the Garner prohibition repeal The vote for resolution. 272 in its favor to 1 44 against. A two-thirds vote was needed to approve Ihe resolution, sine? it was ;or amendment of the con- not having voted, stitution. SEATTLE, Dec.- N Hicks, Washington Anti Saloon league superintendent, declared to- day dry forces will oppose any departure from customary methods in selecting delegates to a state prohitltion convention, If and when congress submits the ques- tion of "repealing the 18th amend- ment. State Senator Paul Houser, re- publican, and Senator-Elect Ever- et Arnolds, democrat, of King county, have suggested a bill for presentation to the state legisla- ture which would provide that two convention delegates, be elected in each of the state's 46 legislative districts on repeal an.d anti-repeal tickets. If the total votes cast for repeal delegates outnumber the anti-repeal vote 'the' two leading repeal candidates would, be de- clared elected, and vice versa. BEATEN TO DEATH THIEVES RETURNED CHEHALIS, Dec. Sheriff j. D. Compton returned three alleged auto thieves from Oregon City to the Lewis county Jail: here last evening. They arc Joe Ralph, Edward Lcc and Rob- ert Hunt, who are accused of stealing a car belonging to Rus- sell .Louden of Centralia. Louden accompanied Deputy Compton to Oregon'.City yesterday and" drove his car home. TACOMA, Dec. bru- murder of rtfidolph Sablick, f-0, was being Investigated here following discovery of his body in his small farm home "yesterday. Officers believe Sablick was beaten to death for which he recently obtained as insurance for a burned barn. SHERWOOD LOCATED l WINSTON-SALEM, 'N. C., Dec. T. Sherwood, miss- ing witness in tlie Seabury inves- tigation Into fiscal affairs of New York city, is alive and .well and has taken steps to fight for his rights, Cardls Walktr, an account- ant, said here today. (Continued on Pnge 2) Cabinet.Member Recommends to Further Tight- ening of Immigration Laws the resolution is gravely an- nounced Garner when tlie count was completed. Cheers from drys greeted him while proponents of the proposal evinced their disappointment. Many "iRinc representa- tives defeated for re-election, op- posed the resolution. Here's liow the parties lined up on the vote: For 168; re- publicans, 103; farmer-labor, 1; total, 272. Against repeal 44; republicans, 100; total, 144. Inasmuch as- Speaker John N. Garner has saW he would not permit another vote on repeal at tills session, the vote was believed to have killed the Question' at least until the new congress meets. The resolution had support from the republican leadersliip, Snell of New York, favoring it, al- though he denounced the form. He if it-.were seriate; would "-amend- it with reservations against the, saloon nnd for .protection of dry states. Representative Michener (R., after the vote asked the speaker "if, he would consider a WASHINGTON, Dec. Tightening of Immigration laws 'to limit entry of aliens to those actu- ally needed in specific trades was recommended to congress today. In the annual report of Secretary of Labor William N. Desk. He also urged that reading of the English language be made an essential requirement for naturali- zation. -Tlie secretary, In reviewing his department's activities in the fis- cal year -ending June 30, stated only immigrants were ad- 'smallest number In more than 100 thai either had been deported, sent out of the country at their own request, or allowed to leave lo avoid deportation. "Mature consideration of our conditions leads me to he said, the country will not likciy again be in condition to ab- sorb successfully a similarly vast number of aliens as were allowed to until a few years ago. I believe that In the development of our resources and the natural increase of the present population we have approached or reached a, stage when the facilities and opportuni- ties of employment will not ex- (Continued on -Page 3) Annual Services for Departed Members Held Yesterday at B. P. O. E. Temple cced our supply of home." workers at GOLDEN WEDDING OF PIONEERS OBSERVED Mr. and Mrs. Leo Polehn. pio- neer residents of this section. Friday celebrated their Mth wed- ding anniversary at their, home between Centralia and Tcnino. A golden wedding ceremony was per- formed at noon by Rev. Fred T. Lucas, which was followed by a dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Polehn were mar- ried In Illinois and located In Chehalis In the early 'Ws. Mr Annual memorial services in hon_- or of departed members of Cen- tralia lodge No. 1083, B. P. O. E., were held yesterday afternoon at the Elks' club. The program was open to the public-and was well attended by Elks, their families and friends. Rev. Marion pastor of the First Christian church, de- livered Ihe memorial address and the program also included special music. Selections were rendered by a quartet composed of Eugene Sim- mons. -Arthur Ehret, "Dr. M. R. Satlie and Ray Sprague: {hero were vocal solos by Mr. Simmons and Mrs. C. L. Deichman, and. Paul Engell gave two piano num- bers. Lloyd B. Dysart was chairman of the lodge committee in charge of the Services. Memorial services were also held yesterday afternoon in Chehalis by. the Elks' lodge of that city. Clark V. Savldgc, state land commis- sioner, was the speaker. KILLED BY TREE Polehn later operated a sawmill he on Winston Creek before tne amily moved to their present L SEATTLE, Dec. by high .winds, a 200-foot fir tree fell and killed E. J. Brett of Se- attle today in the cab of a truck 15 driving through Snoqtwlmio in the Cascade mountains. tree smashed the gasoline and fired the truck. home: The couple have an adopted, T dauehter motorists were ur.oble to get close UttUgliLCt, I .rt n-dtt STORE BURGLARIZED enough to the fire to rescue Brett, tut belicved tlie flrc ou[ dead before CHEHALIS, Dec. Evans general merchandise store at Nap- avine was robbed last nkht, it was reported at the Lewis county sheriff's office today. A quantity of groceries, candy, shells and other supplies were found missing when the store was opened (his morning. The thieves had Rained entrance to the store by breaking In a window, it was said.   

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