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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - September 23, 1920, Bakersfield, California 12 pages main news Section covering local Field and Telegraph reports 12 pages Cam Dornlan associated press service give All the news All the Tim the great newspaper of the Southern san Joaquin Valley vol. Xxxi Bakersfield California Tih Ruday september 23, 11120 no. 16 democratic c Church Rome a progressive club dinner tonight dominant affair after train my two speaking engagements lost when crash holds up caravan passengers and trainmen injured people at Deming n. M., Iet ohioan out of bed to i Lear him talk to route with governor Cox j j sept. 23.�?with his Arizona tour terminated abruptly by the wreck of his special train yesterday near Phoenix gov. Cox democratic presidential candidate today was Enro Ute through new Mexico to speak tonight at . The governor and his party today were none the worse for their experience in the disaster to their train but thankful that so few injuries resulted. Through the wreck the governor lost two speaking engagements scheduled today in Northern Arizona. He had no speaking engagements today exc it tonight s address at Albuquerque hut i was thought postlude he might be Able to make one or two rear plat form talk. At Laming. N. A a arge crowd gathered about the governor s ear and routed him out of bed to speak a few words. From Deming the candidate s party proceeds to Albuquerque. Badly shaken in Tho Democrat pc presidential candidate and his party were badly shaken up when an engine and four ears of the special train were ditched la Miles North of Phoenix but All escaped serious injury. The most seriously injured was Charles a Nicholas Engineer of Prescott who had a leg broken in jumping from his cab alien hts engine toppled Over. Spreading rails were assigned by Railroad men As the cause of the wreck which compelled i he governor and his party to cancel his evening address at Prescott. Tho Accident olt Curt cd a Naif mile out of Peoria a Village on the Santa be Railroad. After the governor delivered several speeches Here the train consisting of six cars and drawn by two heavy engines needed to the up Grade to in or i Cott left Here at 4 Oclock. About a half hour later while tunning at a Speed estimated at Between 35 and 4i> Miles in hour the train Jai red suddenly As if in col Mission and then application of the some Reni y brakes humping Over broken rails and ties. Anti careening of cars told passengers the Story. A the four Forward cars were ditched it the governors private car the Federal. At the tear and the adjoining compartment ear of newspaper men except for its Forward truck remaining upon the rails. A baggage Coal h jumped the track about fifteen feet and turned Over on its Side. Two coaches anti another compartment car behind also slowed ten feet or less from i in track and partly toppled Over. Off a in on again the lira engine of the double header Engineer k. The Sutton of Prescott said left the rails and then jumped on again hut the second engine toppled Over amid a Cloud of escaping steam. The tender of the Forward engine also fell Over while the Glrst passenger coach ran the length of the overturned baggage car and jammed its Forward end into the Trio is. All passengers on All ars were thrown tops Turvy. Home suffered bruises and cuts from flying Glass in the Rush for escape several women passengers were put through broken windows. Governor Cox was in the dining room of his private car going Over papers with or. Robert c. Goldsmith ids Assis,.-int. On the league of nations question when the crash occurred. A what a that Quot he shouted rising to his feet. To be thrown heavily across the car into a steel Wall. He was shaken up but rustled out to assist the injured and soon was nonchalantly viewing the win Kayc smoking his pipe and waiting for a wrecking train to arrive and take him Back to Phoenix. Suffers bruised leg of the passengers including several of the local reception it it a Mitten of res Cott and Phoenix judge k. K. Holinger Kingman ariz., of the Mojave county court suffered a bruised leg. Personal effects of All members of the train were scattered and broken. Charles Nicholas i he Engineer waa taken to Phoenix in a passing automobile and first Aid was Given to several others. Phillip action Prescott brakeman was alone in the baggage Cay when it turned Over suffering Scalp lacerations. The fireman on the second engine was unable to jump and crawled from the wreckage w without a scratch. That governor Cox escaped injury was due. It was said to delay in a conferee e with the Prescott reception committee. J. J. Sinnott. Representing the Democrat to National committee on the Campaign trip. And chairman Norris of the Prescott committee. Were in route to the private car to get the governor to go Forward to the first coach where the reception committee was Riding when the trash came. Of l Milf i he Tiow of in i of All preparations for the charter dinner of the progressive business men s club at eagles Hail tonight Are now Complete. Secretary Johnson says the prospects Are that fully 200 per. Sons will be present when dinner is served at 8 of clock. Every member has been asked to bring his wife or somebody s wife or daughter of he cannot induce his own to come along. The Rev. Geo. Warmer master of ceremonies says he is not the author of the sentiment but a it messes. Jarvis and Epperson of the entertainment committee say the cake known As the club s birthday cake will be the largest Ever seen in this county. A number of rotarians Are expected to be present to help eat it and the other items on the menu. The following is the program in detail National Anthem led by Geo. Eisen progressive address e. J. Emmons the Elysian Quartetti Geo. Eisen presentation of charter Franklin Heck response Rev. Willis g. White a the a Nedero a Stuart we. Geddes a ifs Nice to get up in the Mer Nln a la Derwe m. Geddes a absent Quot Metcalfe. Geddes a an open secret Quot Goodman mrs. G. S. Roxby a because Quot do hardest mrs. G. S. Roxby a beloved it la morn a Aylwar Dor. G. S. Roxby at the piano drawing of prizes for ladies a Toto in conclusion. The rotary club luncheon was postponed today because Many of the members will be guests of the progressives at their eagles Hall dinner tonight. Is dec death tremendous applause greets sen. Phelan he american legion men to hear him tonight problems vital to California discussed Iii Plain language senator Phelan succeeds Paul Des Huncl to resigned because of Iii health receives 69of 892 votes cast people of jewish Faith to establish Community Home Here what May to a lured a a signal Triumph and a decided step nearer the goal toward which the woman s club of Bakersfield la striving the new club House wan achieved today in the consummation of the Sale of the old club House at 18<m h Street. The announcement of the Imi it rant transaction was made this morning by the club president mrs. J. Warren Tatum. Various negotiations have been under Way for several months and now that the Sale has been completed there is just cause for congratulations to those who have borne the responsibility of this important task. The Sale of the club Bouse was made through the firm of matzo amp Helm who generously donated the commission As agents of the Sale to the club building fund. The club House was purchased by an association of jewish citizens to be a Community Home for the jewish people of Bakersfield and Kern county. Religious services will be held Here and All activities of the people of jewish Faith. Including the by Nai brith will Center Here. Later a rabbi and teacher will he brought to Bakersfield it was announced by a member of the association which has no formal organization As yet. The woman club will give Possession to the new owners of the club House october i epistle Hall having been secured As the place of meeting for the club throughout the coming year. Or until such time As the new club House is a reality. The woman a club of Bakersfield is planning the erection of a club House on the nineteenth Street site which will he a credit to the club the City of Bakersfield and Kern county. Officers and members Are working until singly to realize the attainment of their ambition and the news of the Sale of the club House which comes today will be hailed with Delight by All who have the interests of the dub at heart. New executive has had wonderful career in Public life agao Eitard pre i based wire Versailles. Sept. 23. A Alexandre Millerand a today elated Prezil Dent of France by the National Assembly in session Here. He succeeds Paul Des Rhanel who resigned because of Iii health. Millerand received 695 votes out ii a total of 892. Alexandre Millerand has Long been one of tile Foremost figures in the political life of France Bis entry into parliament dating a k to 185 and his Cabinet experience to 18x9, when to became a member of the Waldo a Rousseau Cabinet. His Early Al Tillmanns wore with the Rad Cial socialists Anil to always Bas been keenly interested in labor questions and Hail fathered numerous measures for Tho betterment of the working world notably the of age pension net which became operative in 1905. Service during War la was m. Millerand services to his country during the great War. However us minister of War in the Vlanis Cabinet and his notable conduct of Fram e s foreign policy As Tho successor of Clemence no in Tho premiership after the a a Tiger so retirement last january that raised him into pre eminent eligibility Xor the presidency compelled his reluctant consent to quit the premiership and stand a a candidate to succeed president Des Chanel. Millerand was born in Paris feb. To. 1s.&Quot>9. And was educated for the bar. first ministerial Post was As minister of Commerce but he has served in several Cabinet positions notably As Minuter of Public works in the Biland ministry of 1909. Minister of War in the Poincaire Cabinet of 1912, and a minister of War in the Vivian ministry to which Post he was appointed in August 19 to shortly after the outbreak of the world War. He held the War ministry until the Vivian Cabinet resigned oct. 29, 1915. Alsace Lorraine governor while the peace with Germany was he no made president Poincare in March 1919. Appointed m Mill Rand governor of Alsace Lorraine France regained provinces. And he served in this position until at the request of m. Poincare in january last he accepted the task of forming a new Cabinet in which he took the premiership and ministry of foreign affairs. Cuce Eedis in cwt Nanceau. When president Deschanel assumed office in the following month Premier Mil Lerand ass customary Oil the accession of a new chief executive offered Tho resignation of his ministry. This the president refused to accept and asked m. Millerand to remain in office. The prime minister consented and has since held the premiership. The Complete Mill was Alexandre Millerand. 695 cd at ave Delory socialist Deputy from Lille department do nord#9 scattering. 20 Blank 108. At 4 57 o clock m. Millerand was proclaimed by Leon Bourgeois presiding officer of the Senate and chairman of the Assembly As the Lith president of France. At leaded outdoor it. Meeting in runt i Iii Cit Hall last night senator Phelan almost an hour and a half discussed local and National problems so entertainingly thai he held his audience intact to the very end. Without any Effort at oratory though unhesitatingly with wit and Wisdom intermingling and enlivening his narration of tragic dents he won tremendous applause at the conclusion of his remarks As Well As much hair clap Ping when he made specially Strong Points. Though Tho meeting was advertised for 8 o clock it was almost 8 30 when the speaker and Ilia party appeared. During the delay there was a band concert and when the senatorial party took the platform they found nearly o men and women seated before them. President Pollin Laird introduced the Seni Tor in a few sentences lie said the entire Issue was Between a progressive american policy and a reactionary program. He recalled the fact that senator Phelan tried hard to prevent War and did All possible to serve Tho Best interests of the Natl dec la has seen tilts stat grow into its present great position and has seen Tho yellow hordes come through the Golden Gate and become a peril. His service has been enlightened and unselfish said the speaker so he should be returned to the Kenath. Popular in Valley. Senator Phelan was greeted with applause. He began by saying that be had been in the san Joaquin Valley for several Days and was gratified that he was a1 was cordially received especially at Bakersfield. He was present in a Settle to give an account of his stewardship. Quot your problems Are my he said Quot for i know your needs being a californian. In rendering my account i am reminded of what a silent colleague of it in often says. I refer to senator Mark Smith of Tricot who Seldom talks at All he Sas he Long ago discovered that it was easier to explain the speech that was not made than to explain the one that was made. However. Whenever California s interests have been at take i have not hesitated to speak and work freely and i have no apologies to make. No fear of he explained in detail what he has done to improve conditions for Oil workers and lease owners alike. Ile wanted to prevent England from cornering the Oil of the world including much of the California hell companies. Ile had just spoken to the Oil men around Coaling. Though the English superintendent said he had not better speak there no wonder there was objection for the englishman did not like his Bill on Oil a Bill providing for a Federal corporation to operate in foreign Fields this would in a 8�<nse Nave behind it the Sanction of the United states. He said England was controlling the Oil Fields of the world. Bhe already controls the sea and with the Oil control she will continue in Power unless something in done. Think of allowing her to own our Oil Field said the senator. Thank Fresno Raper. Comparing his record with that of other aspirants the senator said Quot i am gratified that the Fresno Republican comes out and supports me because of my progressive policies. That is not any longer a newspaper but in institution. I thank it for its Quot in All matters affecting labor and wages Quot said the senator. Quot i have always worked with the american federation of labor and i am pleased to Sav that Samuel rompers has just sent word to California that he desires organized labor to give me its support. You will note that Farmers and labourers Are by Law permitted to form combinations and that these combinations have been expected from the operations of the Sherman antitrust Law As not in restraint of Trade i want to heir labor but Michael Henry de Young and his friends want to exploit labor Quot it said he was for the Raisin growers. They were fair. They set 145 cars to out Iii lied Ort pane four Soldier legislation and land settlement is to be topic Oen Atou James d ill Elan will address Frank s. Reynolds Post no 26 at a special meeting tonight following his return from the West Side where to is to make four speech this afternoon. The senator will Haena the measures having to do with land Hills bonuses and Soldier legislation in general. He will incidentally touch the japanese problem the league of nations England s fight for the Oil of the world and like questions. Matter of Peculiar interest to soldiers will be the dominant note of his ape cd. Commander George a. Roberts will preside. Allex service men whether members of the Post or not. Are invited to to hear the address. Congressman la. E. Barbour one of the leaders in tarrying Forward Legisla Hon desired by the legion and a number of other prominent speakers will address the Post on issues of the Day from time to time. Among those in View air former senator James Hamilton Lewis. Sex governor la. T. Hadley of Missouri Aud such prominent in a May be in town from time to time. Repulsed in attempt to invade edifice hut plan new attack unable to find places to reside hungarians spreading propaganda Tor downfall of socialism san Francisco places Strong guard around Post office today new York sept. 23.�?while investigator were still seeking to Nolle the mystery of the Wall sire explosion a week ago police Headquarters announced a package containing dynamite had been found today on the platform of the Reid Avenue elevated of at Ion in Brooklyn. It la same time announcement came from Polico Headquarters that a tag found in Wall Street near where the horse and death cart had stood had been identified As one issued by the health department in 1918 to the Reid in Cream Convalli of that Tho Horne a not afflicted w i. H glanders detectives left immediately to question company officials a to whether the horse bad been sold within the inst two years. The Bureau of combustibles at police Headquarters announced that the dynamite package was a bomb with fuse attached urn burning when a patrolman found it and a put it warned of attempt to blow up building san Francisco. Sept. 23.�?every police official patrolman and City detective was under special orders today to watch closely ail Public buildings and Banks Between the hours of 8 a. In. And 4 p. In As the result of a listened warning received yesterday by postmaster Charles Fay saying that such building should be a protected Quot at 2 12 p. In. Today. The usual police guard in the financial District on California Street and in the Tifton of the sub Treasury and custom House was increased Plain clothes men being added to the uniformed fore. Them i a War neutrality squad which was revived since the new York explosion Hail direct charge of the police arrangement today. The postcard was to Ned Quot a. It. I. L., i. Al. It k a tin Polios and Federal authorities were inclined to the belief it senator Phelan is speaker at Taft Taft sept. 23.�?senator James d. Chelan candidate for re election in november. Spoke Here at 12 3� of clock at the Railroad reservation across from the Fox hotel. The itinerary of Phelan on the wet hide included speeches at Maricopa at la of clock a. In., Taft at 12 30 noon. Fellows at 1 30 and Reward at 3 o clock in the afternoon. Senator Phelan has a Large Host of friends on the West Side Anil is one of Tho most popular senators California Haa Ever boasted of. Ile has done a great work for the state and has taken the Burden of leadership in endeavouring to save this state from the japanese. There is Little doubt of his re election provided i friends turn out to the polls and give him their votes. He was welcomed Here by a big crowd which cheered his utterances with a vigor that spells a great vote for him at the polls next month. R i my muted press leased hire ome. Sept. 23 a the Osee Vatore Romano. The Vatican Organ says that last night socialists attempted to invade Church in a popular Quarter but did not succeed in breaking through the door. They postponed Tho undertaking to a later Day. When the paper asserts they will attempt to occupy the Lateran Palace which was once the residence of the to pee the newspaper also asserts that socialists Are threatening to invade the Cathan. Club and two Nunn eries. Mav seize Many houses in Rome London kept. Jim the attempted to elision of religious edifices in Rome is in pert a movement among socialists who Are unable to obtain dwellings owing to the shortage of housing accommodations to seize unoccupied Homes and other buildings and hiatal themselves according to advices to the London times from Rome. Bain reaches Down Point below Santa Jara Valier to san Francisco. Hept 13.�?a spread ing opt of the dorms which have been sweeping Tho Pacific Northwest for the past five Days today brought the first heavy rain of the Mea son to California Tho precipitation extending from the Oregon line to a Point below him Francisco. The North and Central portions of the state were due for a drenching Ove their entire areas today the rain up to 7 a. In. Today having reached Only to the foothill Region of the coast rang., according to the United states weather Bureau her. Tim rain will do far More Good than harm. The Bureau said the prune dryers in the Kerai Nenton and Santa Clara Valley having received ample warning to Sta a their trays. The Rains were not expected to reach the Fresno District where the Raisin crop is being dried. At Bantu Rosa where the precipitation a .10 inches at 7 a. Rn., the prune crop has i. 4�d a to still need men Tor sensational report is circulated Vienna. Sept 23.�?a sensational secret report you bed for a authentic a published by the Arvelter Zeitung. Show. Tag that the hungarian delegation is expending Large sums for propaganda Tor the downfall of socialist government with the object of the fashion of Austria and Hungary an eff Iclal is quoted is As Artong that the austrian govern inert fear that Hungary is seeking a pretext for military occupation in order to obtain needed arms. A Ocia Liz at Ion of mines in Germany Berlin kept. 23.�?preparation of a Itell by which Sis a 11 a t Ion of mines throughout Germany might he carried out was decided up in today at a meeting of Cabinet Trie Cabinet Alao decide the to sex end the Power of the minister of finance. Notwithstanding reports Hist or Valr a. Minister of finance had in signed he attended today e meeting Central american labor federation planned Han 8alva1h it. Republic of Salvador. Sept. 23 formation of a Central american Lai or federation has he in planned by Delegate of the labor federations of Guatemala amt Salvador and labor bodies of other ventral Minerv an stat a it will be invited to become member. Tho storms arc being pre not sure area Ovvie Well defined. Washington which i Home precipitation was a hoax but said that they would Quot Lake no i figure Tor the stat up to 7 a in to Ala institutions re were Eureka. .22 san Francisco and All Banks Ami Public ported Quot business a but. Any traces Felt by executive As of usual Quot today apprehension r employee. With being 20 Peh Cen Cui of e Chicago wins first game of series with Cleveland 10 to 3 Chicago sept. 23.�?two of the Large to mail order houses in the world Sears. Roebuck and company and Montgomery Ward and company today announced Price cuts from to to 20 per cent in Many lines of merchandise. Food prices a a whole were not affected. Although sugar was quoted at $1.95 a Hundred pounds and the representative of one company predicted it would drop to from $12.50 to $10 after he Canning season. Cotton Staples such As muslims Cambric. Sheeting and Poppins led the list with 2 it to or tent reductions. Men s Ani women a ready to Wear clothes shoes and corsets were also affected bilks have already been reduced from 33 to 50 per cent. Ami furniture prices Are 25 per cent below tile fab of u few months ago. One of the companies reported a head y Sale of sewing machines which it was said indicated More women were making i be family clothing at Homo. Bag us. Park Cleveland sept. -1-i 23.�?twenty-seven thousand fan the capacity of the Hall Park. Were present w Hen play started today in the first game of the Cleveland Chicago series that is expected to decide the american league championship. Chicago won by a score of to to 8. Tho game by inning follows first inning urea go trunk hit the first Ball pitched to Center for a single. Weaver twice trod to it it sacrifice Ami then grounded to womb. K. Collins flied to speaker. Jackson walked Dauby declining to put one Over. Felch forced Jackson. Sewell to , no runs. One hit. Cleveland Evans singled through Short. Wamby Rackl fixed. Weaver to j. Collins. A speaker bonded to j. Collins. Riseberg fumbled Smith s ground or. Evans scoring. Gardner singled to right. E. Collins threw out Johnson. One run two hits one error. Second inning Chicago Gardner threw out j. Collins. Bagby tossed out Kisberg. Schalk singled to Center Kerr flied to Smith. No runs one hit. A a Leveland Sewell popped to e. Collin. O Neill flopped to j. Collins. Bagby singled to Center. Evans forced Bagby. Ria Berg to i. Collins no runs one hit. Third inning Chicago Sewell threw out Strunk. Gardner flashy pickup of Weaver s drive robbed Weaver out of a hit. Collins singled to Center. Jackson filed to speaker. Not runs. One hit. Cleveland Felsch s running catch beat Wamby out of a two base hit on the hitter s drive to left Center. Speaker bounded to Kisberg. Smith fanned. No runs. No hits fourth inning Chicago Felch singled to Center. J Collins sacrificed. Johnston unassisted. On Billings fast Bounder Felsch was out. Gardner to Wamby. Schall singled to right Kisberg taking third. On a double steal Kisberg scored and Schalk took second. Kerr bounded to Johnston. One run. Two hits. Cleveland Kerr threw out Gardner. With the co fit 3 and 2. Johnston hit one fiercely at Kerr. Til Chicago Pitcher knocked it Down threw Johnston out and then dashed for the Bench. It was thought his pitching f Iii Iii in d him Pikini Torii mexican i Sand its free their British captive Mexico City. Sept. 23 Bertie c. Johnson a British subject who has been the prisoner of Ivan Dit in Tho stale of Jalisco since Augustio. Has been freed Cool Ding to an official announcement Johnson a As kidnapped during a Kundit raid on the town of Aztlan by Cedro 7m. Morn but escaped a i w weeks later. His Liberty a Brief however because he was captured by a lieutenant of Zamora known set a tins Bandit has just surrendered and Johnson waa found in his Camp and Given his Freedom. Zamora following a Pursuit by government forces and several defeats is hiding in the mountains in the state of Jalisco accompanied Only by a woman he kidnapped during the Aztlan raid. Santa Rosa .10 cd Bluff a to a discover Boot of la Navy radio work men arc still be Branch of the Navy in Morris of the to of that Branch of to tied for the Rad a a according to Starr it a Lear ulling offices be vice those in san Francisco holds two robber suspects Han Francisco sept 23 a in Ute belief that Jem Smith. 21. And Charles Guthrey. 16. Who Are being detailed by the police Here a delinquents May have knowledge of a >50.000 robbery in Jacksonville fla., recently chief of in olice f. C. Roach of that City is on his Way her to question Tho. Yours burglars recently entered the Home of r. In. Daniels of Jacksonville and stole $45,000 in Bond and other valuables Bonds Worth $18,000 were found in the room where the youths were taken into custody. Loh Angeles. Kept 21�discovery of the body of Jacob Charles Benton. Los Angeles capitalist who disappeared four months ago buried under three tons of Earth in a Herout locally scaled room in Tho cellar of a House at 675 Catalina Street today brought to Light what the police character mod As the weirdest murder mystery in Tho history of the try. 11 Benton had been dead Tho to by. Wrapped in a listing for four Vearge Are guaranteed at a Shore station before doing their two year aboard ship. Men who enlist in the Hospital corp Are now rued to second clue Petty officers. While those with any pharmaceutical experience Are in easy position to make rapid advancement at the Navy Hospital school. Bar Silver new a a re. Sept. 5$. Bar St Var Ani mexican dollar.-, unchanged. Simians month. Us three Cotton comforter a found in a deep Holt under ufos cellar Stair. It had been covered with Ulm iut three ton of Earth and a Little room built around the place. The body was found by a private detective who was engaged by Denton. Attorney after Hie latter continued a be Enow had aroused the attorney s suspicions Harding would not help Irish people baseball first game Philadelphia Boston. 6 9 1 Philadelphia. 7 15 i Scott and of Neill Bettt and Withrow. Pittsburgh Cincinnati Pittsburg. Eller Anet Schmidt. Rariden .9 t 0 4 9 1 Cooper and Marion Ohio Hept. 23.�?declaring the Bostons Irish problem Quot is not a question for fat Philadelphia .2 �?T0 0 Cial America. A senator Harding raid in a Boston. Of 0 statement today that in i opinion the Beery. Smith and Walker my a and movement for Irish Independence would j Schang. Be under the league of rations a subject Imti rely a internal or Domestic Alameda county Groah Washington kept. 23 a Alameda county revise containing Oakland 11 177 increase. 8.04, or 9 8 pc Coni. First Gams Detroit St. Louis Detroit. 8 7 2 4 4 3 Davis and several Monsette. Fried , Gauss and Ainsmith t

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