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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - January 27, 1940, Bakersfield, California Mumm Ininns crush rout 70,000 russian troops the weather san Joaquin Valley Cloudy with fog tonight. Sun Daji rain in North portion sunday mild temperature. Southern California fair tonight. Sunday Cloudy in West sunday Little change in temperature. Complete report on puce Ioie vol. 52 16 pages Bakersfield California saturday january 27, 1940 two sections no. 155$20,000,000 school District is won by Kern High school # # # # % % $ # a Valley Power Bill on Olson Agenda it in Sbeih a solons will act on Bon proposal proclamation calling special session lists Relief As no. I of 64 measures favors Montana associated prom leased wire Manchester eng., Jan. Sacramento Jan. 27. A. Pm governor Olson today a a issued a proclamation calling the legislature into special Ivy 27. I a radio win session monday outlined 64 subjects for consideration and i Ston Churchill first lord of added the controversial Central Valley Issue to his legislative Hie admiralty today Ciarac Agenda. An appropriation for Relief primary reason for j Tori Zed the Germany of 1914 calling the session was the no. I subject on the Agenda. Revenue raising measures local option old age pensions a Tate housing and the Transfer of the control of liquor from the Board of equalization to a separate Agency constituted other major subjects to be presented to the legislature the governor declaring that Quot an emergency occasion Arisen and now called the senators and assemblymen to Convene at to a. In. The official Agenda on which Olson worked Long hours in Tho privacy of the executive Roan Slop thursday and Friday virtually Triplicate a tentative list of items he made Public january to. It eliminated one subject the change of location of the California nautical school. It added 12 new subjects including Central Valley Power legislation. Seeks port control the legislature also will be asked to increase the Powers of the Board of state Harbor commissioners to permit it to take Over operation of Tho san Francisco Harbor reduce the age requirement for old age pensions from 65 to 60 years and consider legislation relating to the exemption from the retail sales and use taxes of livestock and poultry a the products of which ordinarily constitute food for human consumption Quot another new measure. Governor Olson issued his Call As senators and assemblymen arrived in Sacramento to begin traditional caucuses which precede sessions of the legislature. In 67 words he outlined the subject of an appropriation for the state Relief administration Given $35,000,000 by the 1939 legislature and needing Many millions More to continue through the biennium ending june 30, 1941. Precludes county topic governor Olson said recently he would so word the Call As to preclude any consideration of proposals to Transfer Relief Back to the counties. On this subject the proclamation declared Quot to consider and act upon an act providing an appropriation for the gov. Culbert l. Olson orders Valley Rill debate Mem see adjoining column i for week end continued on Page two Index to advertisers a Chow Herb co. Alexander a mend fish a i san 2 Arvin theater. 7 bail Bond Binder. .12 a fld. Garage. Alto Supply. 3 Bakersfield plumbing co 3 a fld. Sandstone Brick co. 4 bakery a Transfer. Stor age 3 a fld. Sheet Metal works. Ii Beardsley dance. 7 Brandt investment co5 Brocks. 2 business guide col. 7. 2 Chicken Coop cafe. 7 citizens laundry. S Clare. E. A. 3 club Cathay. 7 consolidated school Sis Egland lumber co. 8 Al Timon Howelll Estrada a. 7 farm implement and engine 3 first Federal savings loan 3 Flicki no Khz egg i Eli 13 Fox Heaters. 7 Granada theater. 7 Gundlach plumbing co.6 Hunt furniture cos Ivers furniture 13 j. B. Pump Exchange. B Jesse is Polly a place. 7 k. C. Steak Hoise. 2 Kam cleaners. 2 Karpe. Elmer of. 4 Kern county land co.5 King lumber co. 8 la Granada ballroom. 7 Latzy la Lim Lufkins business College. S Michael Willard a. 4 Nichols is Smith. 4 Nile theater. 7 padre Coffee shop. 8 Phillips music co. 2 Ranger Ettl dance. 7 Rainbow gardens. 7 Rialto theater. 7 River theater. 7 Rosendahl. George. S Sabia is Wallace. 3 seven up bottling co. 3 Smith. C. F4 Strauss Nathan is son. 8 Taylor is Taylor. 5 Thrifty cleaners. 2 Union cemetery .3. A 12 Vigario. Clarence a. 2 Virginia theater. 7 voice of the kingdom. 4 Weaber is Wilcut. 3 Wickersham jew Klov co. A Wilkins. George if., inv. Co. 8 am it Booth. 2 storm approaches North May hit Kern precipitation heavy at Glennville prospects of rain for Kern a week end were forecast today by the weather Man who revealed that a new storm approaching the san Francisco Bay Region was expected to swing far enough South to Send More moisture on the san Joaquin Valley. The general prediction was for unsettled and Cloudy weather tonight and sunday with mild temperatures. San Emidio was the Only Kern Community to report rainfall yesterday with .04 Inch. The Mountain area of Glennville experienced a wet january observers reported. Glennville measured 10.04 inches this month making a seasonal total of 15.83, compared with 7.50 last year and a Normal of 8.57. In the january la storm More than 5 inches fell in one Day Glennville residents said. Map toll 188 London Jan. 27. U. admiralty announced today that 188 men including 15 officers were lost with the destroyer Exmouth whose loss by a mine explosion was announced wednesday 1918 a a stronger enemy than the nazi Germany of today. In a speech in free Trade Hall Churchill said he doubted the ability of the Germany of today to withstand the reverses As did the Kaiser a people in the last War. Quot i always hesitate to say anything that tends to underrate the formidable character of the foe we have to he said. Quot yet i cannot rid my mind of the thought that the Imperial Germany of 1914 was a stronger enemy than the nazi Germany of frequently during his speech Churchill was interrupted by hecklers shooting Quot we want Mosley Quot sir Oswald Mosley British fascist Leader but the speaker As soon Asen w f thou t comment. England can outlast foe Churchill said he no idea what the War would Cost but he believed that France and England in Money and Man Power Quot can and will outlast the on the sea Churchill said with emphasis. Britain was proving its traditional superiority and asserted that the Odds were 500 to i against the germans sinking any British conveyed merchant ship which obeyed admiralty orders. Churchill made a typically aggressive speech in the packed free Trade Hall where two years ago he proposed that the league of nations be made All powerful so As to control any aggression. The first lord of the admiralty pre dieted Victory for the allies and a j peace of Quot truer Progress and broader Churchill said that half of Ger Many us boats been destroyed and that new building Quot fallen far Short of what we originally est sea Saga ended Flint steams into Home Harbor United pm leased wire t Altimore. Jan. 27. A Captain Joseph Gainard _ it a of who skippered the 4963-ton h to. Freighter City of Flint crushing russian defeat through 113 Days of wartime Northeast of Lake Ladoga associated press leased wire Jan. 27. A a adventure told today How his ship s company was with the capture of huge quantities of tanks and other a a raring a to fight it out with a Ger War material by the in inns san. George Norris for Imo his Friend backs Wheeler father of Java says he will support senator if f. R. Isnit nominated associated press leased wire by a Shing ton Jan. 27.�?senator Norris of Nebraska Independent u. S. Planes return to move equipment seven twin motored Douglas bomb Era of the ninety fifth bombardment Squadron and commanded by Captain e. L. Lawson this afternoon completed moving men and supplies from their temporary army base at Kern county Airport to their Home base at March Field. Removal of the ground Crew concluded a two weeks stay at the Airport As part of the army Navy Maneu vers. Sports briefs Complete stories on sport Pace basketball renegades whip �5an Luis Obispo. Taft High trounces Blades. Drillers and Blades mix tonight. U. S. A edges Stanford. Golf Stockdale and Taft meet in Battle Here tomorrow. Badminton Joe Mcafee is new county Junior boys Champion. Pictures a Dick Lemucchi of Blades and Tubby Porter of drillers cold wave kills 631 weathermen see end of Zero blasts by associated press bitterly cold weather which claimed 631 lives Over the nation and millions in damage to crops and property eased a few degrees in the upper Mississippi Valley today. Higher readings across the Grain Belt and storm conditions affecting atmospheric pressure in the Pacific Northwest held Hope for respite to millions of East and South caught by Winters Zero blasts. Overnight minimum temperatures at Sheridan Wye. Havre Mont. Denver Kansas City Madison wis. North Platte neb. And Cincinnati were from 5 to 20 degrees above the lows est of yesterday. From the Northeast to the Gulf coast however subzero readings persisted in Many cities it was to below Zero today at Watertown n. Y., Center of. A six Day snowstorm last week 14 below at Booneville n. Snow and ice conditions handicapped Southern travellers. It was to below at Birmingham. Ala., equating a record of 1899. Convicts worked to Clear mountainous North Georgia roads. In the Florida Winter vegetal. Hie Belt pianos ordinarily used for insecticide dusting were chartered by growers simply to Fly Back and Forth Over Frost threatened Fields to keep the air stirred up. Water supplies of several Southern cities were diminished by ice which choked intake pipes As Rivers froze up for the first time in years. A 4-Inch Snow fell today in East Washington and North Idaho. Snow flurries fell in a few scattered parts of West Virginia and Ohio northeastward and a Little Snow was reported in Michigan and Colorado. Minimum readings included Albany n. Y., 3 Concord. N. A. -3 Minneapolis. -8 Des Moines Iowa -5 Cleveland 4 Denver 8 new York 13 Pittsburgh. 4 Shreveport 16 Little Rock 5 Tampa 27 Cincinnati 8 Salt Lake City 33 Jacksonville 18. Ally of president Roosevelt said today that he would support senator Wheeler a Mont foe the presidency if Wheeler obtained the democratic nomination. The 78-year-old nebraskan congressional father of the new deals Power development in the Tennessee Valley advocated a third term for or. Roosevelt repeatedly. He i told reporters today Quot if Roosevelt is not the democratic candidate and Wheeler is i will support Wheeler. I think he made a wonderful record in the Senate and is fully qualified to be Norris declined to elaborate. He Long been Friendly with Wheeler and intimates said he sought to Patch up differences Between his colleague and president Roosevelt. Opposes new Beal Wheeler and the president fell out when the Montana led the successful fight against the chief executives court reorganization Bill in 1937. Since then Wheeler opposed several important administration measures including the government reorganization and neutrality revision Bills. He was a caller at the White House this week however and associates reported or. Roosevelt received him cordially. At the invitation of John l. Lewis. Wheeler spoke before the United mine workers convention in Columbus Ohio yesterday but did not refer to his potential candidacy for the presidency. Instead he said he was a candidate. For re election to the Senate. Some of wheelers friends reported he might have something to say about his presidential possibilities after his declaration for the democratic senatorial nomination been filed in Montana probably Early next week. Officers guarding sex Hitler admirer London Jan. 27.�?the press association reported today that the condition of the honorable Unity Valkyrie Freeman Mitford is serious and that fuehrer Adolf hitlers great admirer was being guarded by detectives at the Radcliffe infirmary Oxford. Unity it was said is suffering from two Bullet wounds in the head. One of the bullets was reported to have injured her brain. Physicians were reported to have said they were amazed that she withstood the homeward journey from Germany Early this month. Man prize Crew to regain Possession of the vessel. The City of Flint sailed into Baltimore Harbor american flags painted on both sides and its name in White letters 3 feet High inscribed on both sides of the Hull. Gainard in an interview while the ship Lay at Anchor at quarantine said that he bad to admonish the Crew against belligerence toward the germans put aboard the freighter by a nazi sea Raider believed to be the pocket battleship deutschland. Crew kept Calm was reported today by unofficial 1 finnish sources. Four russian divisions believed i to have totalled originally 70,000 men were said to be in disastrous Retreat leaving thousands dead and wounded on the wintry battlefields. The finnish sources indicated that the red army suffered its most outstanding disaster since its invasion of Finland began nearly two months ago. These reports said the russians desperately trying to escape from an icy trap into which Field marshal Baron Mannerheim a generals Taft Bakersfield education officials a contest petition on be Ridge Transfer the $20,000,000 be Ridge school District today was awarded to Kern county Union High school District by final decision of a special three Man Board of review. Headed by chairman Edgar e. Muller county superintendent of schools Alameda county the Board included Jay e. Partridge Butte county superintendent and Ray Adkinson Orange county superintendent. The decision was unanimous. Iii the boards decision it was pointed out that the Quot the office in Ani Crew Dur log the i Hun time the germans were j cars motor said Gainard Quot behaved splendidly i guns an1 0ther a Star z Tressy g a a a. Restraint have plenty1 Moi red army Materiel was said of trouble there probably would t have been destroyed have been a City of Galliard wearing Gray civilian clothes and a brightly coloured sweater under his jacket sat on a desk in the ship s Chart room with his arms crossed. He looked grim and was reluctant to discuss All the details of the strange journey. He said the germans who seized the Flint october 9, carried Side arms and brought aboard in bags which were never unpacked a machine gun bombs and hand grenade in one respect his Story varied slightly from that told by his first officer Warren Rhodes 40, of York pa., who said the germans who guarded the americans wore Side arms and carried two hand grenades each. Praises Norway Gainard began his Story by paying tribute to the nor Vegiard government and for the Quot wonderful Way the norwegians treated the City of Flint and its Crew when Norway took the ship away from the germans. Quot if an american ship come into an american port in trouble it have More done for it than was done by the norwegians for the City of Flint Quot he said. Quot mrs. Florence Harriman american minister to Norway demonstrated beyond any doubt that women can hold important diplomatic posts As Well As he said the flints adventures began at 3 p. Rn., october 9. The nazi sea raiders he declined to identify it came up to the ship fast. It flew Flag signals ordering the Flint to halt. The Flint was in route to England when the germans stopped it. How Many russian soldiers froze to death were killed or died of starvation still was unclear the finns said but the belief Here was that Only a fraction of four divisions engaged in a Long drawn Battle in that area succeeded in escaping. Tonight a army communique was terse and noncom coital saying Only that attacks at various Points Northeast of Lake Ladoga been repulsed and Quot some of the attacking detachments were dispersed in Quot numerous automatic weapons of various types came into our hands a it added. On the sea. The High command reported a russian submarine been destroyed. Previous unofficial finnish reports on the fighting above Lake Ladoga indicated two trapped soviet divisions might be beyond help while a crisis was expected momentarily for two others. Loath to Bow Gene Tunney seeks firm director Post associated press leased wire new York Jan. 27.�?james j. Gene Tunney former heavyweight Champion been nominated As a director of aviation and transportation corporation in the directors slate selected for submission to shareholders at the annual meeting february 9. Tunney was listed in the prexy statement As holding 3000 shares of the company and As the representative of the 101,000 shares held by Thomas e. Bragg Stock Market operator. Flashes Rumania asks pledge Budapest Jan. 27. A. Rumania High authorities said tonight will ask her Balkan entente partners Greece Turkey and Yugoslavia to Promise her military support in Case of attack by either Germany or Russia. Otherwise the rumanian government was understood to have indicated it would be forced to seek an agreement with Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin. Baul. Stars take Aid St. Louis Jan. Ii u. Pm officials of the St. Louis drowns of the american league admitted today that Quot several baseball players making to $15,000 a year Quot with the club have applied for Missouri unemployment compensation but denounced the practice. Kern solons return for special session in Sacramento today and awaiting the special session of the legislature monday were Kern county a legislative representatives state senator j. I. Wagy and assemblyman Rodney Turner. % both men Veteran members of the legislature were expected to have an Active part in consideration of the controversial subjects included in governor Culbert Olson a special Agenda. To c or t Cit i or i a i school code clearly states the i. S. Treat slap finds Tokio Oarth of review can consider declaring never to held present and future Public welfare to american a a threats Only therefore 11 was stated the Board Thile recognizing the right of be Ridge voters to their demo kayak sea biscuit out of l. A. Race los Angeles. Jan. 27. A. A kayak ii Charles s. Howard s South american Spee Burner was scratched today from the $10,000 san Felipe Handicap. Howard earlier declared his other entry sea biscuit out of. The event. Associated press leased wire a polio Jan. 27.�?determination that Japan Quot never will yield to threats Quot from abroad appeared today As the first reaction to termination by the United states of the 1911 treaty governing Trade Between the two countries. This Semi official expression was embodied in a Resolution by the social mass party one of Japan a lesser political groups. On this first Day of the no treaty status the Stock Market and other economic barometers remained Normal while the press and Public appeared More concerned Over Tho shipping controversy with great Britain. The social mass Resolution said in part Quot although actual Trade relations continue unchanged we must be pre pared for great uncertainty As a result of the no treaty condition. Jap anese understanding the True objective of the China incident Are determined to overcome All difficulties and never will yield to threats of interference by third Powers. Quot if the american government fails rightly to understand this deter Lna Tion and continues to threaten Japan relations Between the two countries necessarily will be although Lack of a treaty leaves the United states free to apply pres sure on japanese american com Merce it was indicated reliably that Japan a vital industries built up a Reserve of materials needed to maintain Normal production for at least a year. Tie for Lead Rancho Santa be Jan. 27. Ii. Byrd Farmer Yankee outfielder and Tom Mcavity his partner today tied for the Lead in the fourth annual Bing Crosby pro Amateur Golf tournament by shooting a Best bail of 61 during the second Day of qualify my play. Woolworth heir marries West Palm Brach ha., Jan. 27. A. Pm Woolworth Donahue. Grandson of f. W. Wool Worth the 5-and-lb magnate and mrs. Gretchen hears divorced wife of John Hearse were married in a Surprise ceremony today. Business pickup seen of. Railroad steel leaders optimistic Pittsburgh Jan. 27. A. Pm executives of Railroad and steel firms from coast to coast hobnobbing at a gala banquet Here looked ahead to a a Good earnings for the first Quarter of 1940 and generally were optimistic about business prospects throughout the year. Guest speaker Thomas a. Parkinson president of the equitable life Assurance society struck at a dinner last night at Quot government regulation of Industry Quot declaring the government should be Quot not the master not the Bossy but should fall in line behind business where it belongs and follow Parkinson interpolated that he considered himself a Quot Good toastmaster j. L. Perry president of the Carnegie Illinois steel corporation averred that Quot All we need is Confidence. Confidence would Lead us to a reasonable Prosperity so we have to depend on wars which wre . G. A. Blackmore president of the Westinghouse air Brake company Felt that business is Quot bound to be Good and better particularly if we can avoid Active combat in War which we can and other observations c. E. Denney Northern Pacific railway Quot we anticipate that our earnings this month will be to per cent ahead of last r. L. Williams Chicago and North Western railway Quot we re optimistic for the first Quarter. Beyond that we done to care to f. J. Gavin great Northern railway Quot out in our country St. Paul min things look pretty Good we feel everything is All c. S. Belsterling United states steel corporation Quot we look for better year and More even production instead of wide fluctuations. A indications Point to greater car loadings All Over the Frank Dickson cratic franchise was swayed by the following five facts 1. Educational facilities for be Ridge students will not be curtailed by the boards action. 2. Thera is evidence that Kern continued on Page fifteen of course you ill ind it on the local stores Page 196 25 locally owned stores Are represented in next mondays californian Bakersfield hardware Chicken shop citizens laundry City mercantile Coit amp Mortensen colonial inn a copes Dickinson top is upholstering shop hobe drug store Ivan l. Hamm g. Chas. Leistikow Mattly top shop h. A. Mckinnon or. And airs. New City cleaners. Nichols amp Smith Peggy s Beauty Salon Ricardo Bontery Saniter cleaners Valley offic Wickerham jewelry

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