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Berkeley Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1939, Berkeley, California Later news by pm How and a half than appears in any other ening paper delivered to Berkeley Hemes. Berkeley Gazette pm Oean. Howell to brooch pull she. New full United Frt trial presic a had i service news Pihu Vic to left established 1877 fourteen pages Berkeley California. Monday evening May 8, 1939 3c per entry of japanese into Alliance seen move suggested by 3 members of Cabinet by h. O. Thompson United press staff correspondent Tokyo May 8.-three members of the Cabinet suggested tonight that Japan still May enter into a general military Alliance with Germany and Italy. War minister Gen. Seishiro Stagakis said that Japan May conclude such an agreement and later foreign minister Hachiro Arita told the annual conference of provincial governors that Japan cannot ignore Britain s moves for a military agreement with Russia even if the agreement is not effective in the far East. Arita said that the general anti comintern agreement sponsored by Japan and Germany needs strengthening because Japan must be prepared for anything that May happen in the International situation. The foreign minister saw president Roosevelt s Appeal to the German and italian dictators for preservation of the status quo As designed for Home consumption and also to solidify world opinion against Germany and the president did not intend his Appeal to reflect upon Japan Arita believed. The Domei news Agency gave out the following statement by the War minister the moral spirit which animated continued on Pise 2, column 6 by Frederick a Tjho United press staff correspondent London May 8-the government informed the House of commons today that it is ready with other Danzig treaty Powers to mediate Between Germany and Poland on the former s demand for return of the tree state. The nature of the statements of prime minister Neville Chamberlain and r. A. Butler foreign undersecretary caused speculation on whether a revival of Chamberlain s appeasement policy is in Prospect there being much current talk of the Tenor of the statements seemed to indicate that Britain might ask Poland to make some concessions in the interests of avoiding War. However British government spokesmen have repeatedly said that Britain does not intend to put pressure on Poland. Butler for the first time publicly announced Britain s willingness to mediate. Butler replied to a question by John Morgan Laberite regarding appropriate machinery to enable the future status of Danzig to be made the sub j said today record naval Bill passes by United press Washington May 8-the House today passed the $773,414,241 record peacetime naval appropriations Bill after reinserting a $2,941,000 fund for construction of naval air bases on Johnston Midway and Palm a is lands in the Pacific Ocean. Carrying funds for beginning two 45,000-ton battleships and 21 other fighting ships and for Purchase of 500 new naval air planes the Bill when combined with other pending or approved defense measures will bring total defense appropriations of the 76th Congress close to $2,000,000,000 eliminated in committee the funds for the string of Pacific Island naval air bases were put Back in the Byi by an amendment drafted by chairman Carl o. Vinson dem., ga., of the House naval affairs committee. It was approved without debate. Pilot Hurt in plane crash by United press Tahoe City May 8.-an amphibian plane owned by George Whittell san Francisco capitalist crashed into Lake Tahoe while Landing today in Juring the Pilot who was alone in the plane. A Motorboat rushed a half mile to where the plane was sinking in Crystal Bay and saved the Pilot whose name was not Lea Ned immediately he suffered several broken ribs and other injuries. There is no Telephone communication with Whittell s luxury Lous Mountain Lodge on the Nevada Side of the Lake. Witnesses said the plane appeared to be having trouble in Landing and crashed from a Low Altitude. The plane was used by Whittell for trans porting passengers and provisions and had just arrived from san Francisco it was reported Whittell was at the Lodge which is almost on the Call for la Nevada line at the North end of the Lake. Bulletins plan rate slash san Francisco the California Railroad commission soon will an Bounce a $3,000,000 rate redaction for Northern California customers of the Pacific & electric company i was Learned today. Disclosure of the impending reduction was made As p. G. & e. Officials and members of the commission Rath ered for another informal conference similar to previous meetings at which the rate Cut was agreed upon. The prospective new rate schedules Are in one with an Assurance made several weeks ago by Ray c. Wake Field president of the commission As commission surveys of five major Cal Wornia utilities neared completion. Granted continuance los and Willis Allen promoters of the Ham and egg pension movement today were granted a week s continuance when they appeared before judge Emmet Wilson to show cause Why the membership of their pension association should not elect a new Board of directors. Their attorney told the court he was engaged in another civil matter at the present and the week i continuance was granted. Policy shift appeasement revival hinted in Danzig View Italy bound irrevocably by new move by Stewart Brown United press staff correspondent Rome May 8.-Italy bound itself irrevocably to the Berlin Rome diplomatic Axis in agreeing to enter a formal military Alliance with Germany foreign diplomatic quarters Jet of arbitration before an International tribunal. He referred Morgan to Britain s obligation under the league statute creating Danzig and said. The status of Danzig is regulated by treaty. The question of any change in that status in practice is in the first instance for the parties most directly interested in the treaty settlement. It is for them to agree on the method by which they should proceed. It has been repeatedly made Clear that his majesty s government stands for settlement of International differences by Friendly negotiation arbitration and other peaceful Means. It is at All times ready to lend its Good offices at the request of either of the interested prime minister Neville Chamberlain told a questioner the polish government is aware that his majesty s government will Welcome an amicable settlement of the Danzig he added there is no reason to f Windsor. Expresses Relief a desire for peace Tsas True of the German nation As of the British nation to which i belong and the French nation on whose Friendly soil and i am now _ _ vigorous against Berkeley to receive mag. Bowes9 Salute Berkeley will be the Honor City of major Edward Bowes internationally famous original Amateur hour thursday evening. The nationwide radio Salute to Berkeley will be released Over 114 stations of the Columbia broadcasting system and will be heard locally Over Usfo Between 5 and 6 o clock it was announced today by j. Delbert Sarber general manager of the Berkeley Chambor of Commerce. In addition the up to the minute Story of Berkeley will also be broadcast Over two Short wave Sta a tons w2xe of new York City and tenders Are expected to tune in on w3xau of Philadelphia two of the the weekly broadcast. A special switchboard has been prepared in the local office of the Pacific Telephone company for the Telephone vote according to manager George Glt hell. Sixty of the most skillful and fastest operators in this area will be employed thursday night to record votes for amateurs telephoned by Berkeley listeners. The number will be Berke Ley 0600. During the broadcast major Bowes continued on pare 2, column 3 major league game results National league at new York r. H. E. Chicago .003 100 000-4 9 0 new York .010 000 100-2 9 1 batters Lee and Hartnett Schumacher Lohrman Hubbel and Dan Nung. At Philadelphia r. . Cincinnati .001 210 111-7 12 0 Philadelphia .003 000 05x-8 8 0 batteries Vandermeer Weaver Thompson Beck and Lombard millies Butcher and Davis. At Brooklyn r. , St. Louis .000 001 000-1 5 1 Brooklyn .000 000 000-0 6 2 batteries Welland and Owen Evans Hutchinson and Todd. At Boston r r. A e. Pittsburgh .020 000 001-3 9 1 Boston. 000 100 010-2 5 0 batteries Tobin and Berres Mueller Macfayden Frankhouse and Lopez. American league at Cleveland r. H. E. Washington .100 000 010-2 6 2 Cleveland .000 000 60x-6 10 2 batteries Chase Masterson and Early Hulln and Hemsley. At Chicago r. . New Yok .100 001 100-3 7 Chicago .120 000 02x-5 5 batteries Ferrell and Dickey Smith and Tresh. At Detroit r. H. E Philadelphia _.002 001 111-6 9 Detroit .013 010 000-5 9 batteries Ross Nelson and Brucker Harris and Hemsley. Boston at St. Louis postponed rain strongest Short wave broadcasting stations in the United states. Pacts about Berkeley will be incorporated in a Salute read by major Edward Bowes during the program. Information regarding the City was prepared by general manager Sarber and president Joe Davis of the chamber William a. Brewer chairman of the chamber s advertising committee and mayor Edward n. Ament. Approximately 20,000,000 radio Lia a tinned on fun 2, column 1 governor commutes death terms of Brite Brothers by United press Sacramento May 8-gov. Culbert Olson today commuted to life imprisonment the sentences of John and Coke Brite Yreka cal., who were condemned to hang for the slaying of two Deputy sheriffs and a civilian in August 1936. Olson said he. Acted upon recommendation of chief Justice William waste of the California supreme court and a majority of the justices. He said a similar recommendation was made by James Davis Sisk you county District attorney at the time additional Story on sports Page. Olson seeks speedy action by John w. Dunlap United press staff correspondent Sacramento May 8 gov. Culbert Olson today prepared messages to the legislature urging support of the Yorty wages and hours Bill the Donnelly anti lobbying Bill and his program for reorganisation of the state government. The governor deplored the slowness of the legislature in considering important measures and said his recommendations were to attempt to secure action. Olson said he was strongly in favor of the Bill by assemblyman Hugh Donnelly dem., Turlock to require lobbyists to be registered and file financial statements. He said he would go further and request an amendment to bar former assemblymen from the Assembly floor Many of whom Are lobbyists. The Bill is bet for special hearing in the Assembly wednesday. The Yorty wages and hours Bill is set for a special order of business tomorrow afternoon. The reorganization of government was his theme last night in a radio talk and he said that although most of the Bills have been tabled in committee he would seek to have them withdrawn. Assemblyman Elmer e. Lore dem., North Hollywood said the administration would reduce a requested $4,050,000 to continue Relief through june 30 to $.3,300,000 when the matter comes up As a special order of business in the Assembly later today. Lore said economies had been of cont need on face a column b the slayers were convicted. Davis refused to prosecute the Brothers because he believed they had acted in self defense. They were found guilty of first degree murder following an altercation on horse Creek in which Deputy sheriffs Martin Lange and Joseph Clark of Sisk you county and Fred Seaborn of Vallejo were slain. The convicted Brothers claimed self defense in the killings but were sentenced to hang largely on testimony from c. C. Baker Lone survivor of the fight. Baker said the men were obviously they surrendered several weeks after the shootings to District attorney Davis. Mrs. Archie Brite Mother of the two Brothers conducted a three year fight to secure their Freedom and even hitchhiked to Arizona at one time. Lake Anza in tilde i Park dedicated by huge throng Berkeley s new Lake Anza in Tilden Park Back of Craigmont was formally dedicated yesterday afternoon in the presence of a Large crowd of boy scouts girl scouts and the general Public. The Lake one of the most Beautiful artificial bodies of water in the West was officially named by miss Margaret Magnussen eighth Grade Willard Junior High school student. She won the $25 Cash prize offered by the Junior chamber of Commerce after the Board of judges consisting of school superintendents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties  j a ------1 i a Roh i mount Vollmer named after your cities had examined several Hundred submitted names. In Anro unclog the Winner Elbert m. Vail executive manager of the Park District said it was Anza the explorer who first viewed this land describing in his diary two peaks visible from one Whereon i these peaks Are now known As mount Diablo and mount Tama pals. Park director August Vollmer former chief of police is 350 feet higher than grizzly Peak and from it one May see the Snow line of the sierras and in the sea. It was where Anza Thomas j. Roberts Secretary of the Park Board declared that the East continue on Pace 11, column 7 Earl Warren takes stand by United press Oakland May 8.-state attorney general Earl Warren testified in the grand theft conspiracy trial of Mark Lee Megladdery former governor s Secretary today and gave his version of conversations with Megladdery Over the Chick Leddy Pardon Case. Warren said Megladdery told him that $500 he received from Clarence Bent was not payment for influencing executive clemency for Leddy san Jose Slayer but contributions to sex gov. Frank f. Merriam s Campaign funds. Megladdery told Warren that he had Given the Money to Bart Cavanaugh and Frank Reed Merriam Campaign workers in Sacramento. Cavanaugh and Reed however followed Warren to the witness stand and denied that Megladdery had Ever Given them1 the $500 tie secured from Bent. By United press Fresno May 8.-a mass meeting was called on the Fresno state col lege Campus today to protest the arrest of two Young students for As Sert edly inciting workers to strike on the 600-acre Paul Moses an ranch near Here. The two Norman k. Corn 23, san Francisco and Delia Pedr Cocelli 18, of Fresno were released after spend ing the night in jail booked on charges of disturbing the peace and trespassing. District attorney Dan Conway said no charges would be filed against the pair. They unwittingly broke the Law but their motive apparently was Only to obtain a Story for the state College paper he said tender sheriff c. A. Tarr had accused the pair of entering an Orchard on the ranch and seeking to persuade non striking workers to join those who walked off the Job last tuesday with a demand for higher wages. Or. Frank w. Thomas president of Fresno state said he found that miss Pedroncelli had been a member of the picket line. When Dorn walked into the Orchard for an interview the girl also a student reporter dropped her1 Banner and followed him. They were arrested immediately. Both Are scheduled to attend the protest noon. Dorn and miss Pedroncelli denied membership in the farm workers association an unaffiliated organisation which sponsored the strike. Both denied they asked the workers to join the walkout. A just wanted to get both sides of the Story the girl a member of the Young people s socialist league said. I was asking them if they wanted to work for 20 cents an handbills protesting so called fascistic action and brutality of authorities were distributed on the College Campus. They asked students to attend the mass meeting. The sheriff s office said charges of brutality were Milton Lawrence editor of the collegian College newspaper confirmed that Dorn had been assigned to write a Story on the strike. Armed bandits hold up station working with the precision of experienced gunmen three bandits last night held up the attendant of a service station at 3360 Grove Street and took $27 and his automobile. M. Vincent Dubuque 29, 932 sixtieth Street was working in the storeroom of the station filling Oil containers when two men stepped in. The first approached him with a .38 Caliper revolver held threateningly in his hand. The second waited in the doorway with what appeared to be a Blackjack wrapped in paper. Keep quiet buddy this is a stick up snapped the armed Bandit who then instructed his companion to tie the attendant s hands behind him with a piece of rope from one of the shelves. Dubuque was then blindfolded with a piece of rag used to wipe windshields and forced to continued on i Asce 11. Column �1 sight wreckage of missing plane by United press Spokane wash., May 8.-Northwest airlines reported today it intercepted a radio message from one of its planes saying wreckage of a missing private air plane had been sighted at the foot of the Cascade mountains the radio message addressed to the Seattle office of the Northwest air lines said the crashed plane Lay at the foot of the cascades about 800 feet from the Milwaukee railway Tunnel near Snoqualmie pass. It was believed a u. S. Forest service party would require an hour to reach the spot. By Harold Etton Cleft i United press a by corres�on4�bt a vhf Verdun France 8-the Duke of wig speaking limply As it. Of the last War breathed fervent prayer for pay in a radio broadcast tonight a America. A while hit brother Kini George i was on the lactic in route on a Ujj Jpn Mission to Canada Impi United states the Duck defied unfavourable reaction in England to his broadcast and voiced. A vigorous warning to the world against the horrors of another a he indirectly appealed to the Oer Man people when he said land whose people want War and added this i believe to Joe As True of the German nation As of the British a. Tion to which i belong and Tefr French nation on whose Friendly Sou i am now the Duke s speech was made a tour of the battlefields Dun called dead men s we Fiqiri not an Inch of son escaped Totev Rible churning of three years or a a a sic Stant shelling which Cost French american and crewman Ual Les. 14 i the speech was prepared with co operation of the Duchess woman i love for whom he give Feti the British throne. It Watha Frei icon Lanm on fans a sol sep a a _ two resign fair for United press Sacramento May changes in the a Escrito Elf today nov. Culbert l. Olson. Phil Davies has resigned Aho Michael j. Costello ban. Builder and Contact re Kunrt Sci need him. Man Church filled by Appo Catmint of " Oati Laemmle cd Bouyer Iode t-,., Olson revealed that of Skalt we cos Sec s chairman of the Cornu sofa and 1 state director of up blur Warks jul " talked of realigning Bis a str Pov in %4 which Case either by. B0,,f chairman of the Mimi satan sox o. Smith of the 8an chronicle would succeeds chairman. A a the personnel announce Lowed several shifts in the Mand of the exposition of \ week. A talc Job Fen edit boost urged Brun Imru of. A. Sacramento Hay for of stiff a gift Tion of the 4wrns act to give jobless a Wrath paint old a ranging from $10 to i wms 0 to $16 was approved to ods Jay the Senate social Security committee. Testimony Given before Trie Cofek Ujj Muttee indicated the Riet Tatom to the unemployment fund has Rete my a total of $112,000,000, and then Pitit the liberalisation scheduled is c Felep proved by Senate and Assemi Aoa of becomes Law the Ste win c011�tt# $13,000,000 a year More than it a tip pay out in 1840. department experts said the was tons approximated $78,0oo, Frd Fli employers and employees 4urlng$ai current year while $m,0uaommj4� out to employees who Lcy Toby of tide of the proposed program the year Pirlya ments to jobless would be about jew it 000.000. Man injured when hit by Auto Dies by United press ban Francisco May 8.-Charles Peterson 60-year-old Sacramento Carpenter was dead today of injuries received saturday night when he was struck by an automobile. The Driver of the car Victor collets was not held. Three missing on Bop Seattle May 8.-the washing ton state patrol searched Snori pass in the Cascade mountains toys for a Man his wife and their seven year old daughter missing for two Days in the private air plane in which they left Walla Walla saturday flight to Seattle. A or. And mrs. Cecil Oliger and their daughter were in the plane Fairchild Cabin ship with the License number no 14754 on the things. The plane is painted red san Francisco weather and nto Taal. Sod tuesday Over esst los moderate Westerly wind. Local local Tempe Ratum tear endings at 8 s,.m-"a�_r More in Hardy of Tom 66, minimum 48, Bai Taix As it corded to Pambi fast Tome Truta for 48 boors end Bur at 8 a. A. Season to Dato. Normal to Date a. I last rest to of Jefe adult tonsil

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