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IN WAR ON
City Officials Present United
Tront Against Lawless
< ontlnued From I'aae 1
nois. was fined $20 by Judge Sullivan
fdr running; his motorcycle at 26 miles
Ml V.ur in Market street. He said he
eld not know San Francisco's speed
Within tlie week three San Fran
ciscans have been ground under fly-
U.r wheels and left without aid. One
victim, J. W, McDermott, was killed
instantly. .and tlie little girl victim.
ftp Sarra. is not yet out of dan
ger, t'harles Holland, 96S Dolores
miwi, was the third victim. He
Two men face felony charges as a
Jesuit of the automobile accidents.
t/ouis Kantor, chauffeur, is held as
•he man who was driving tlie'car that
Isadore C. Caselli, accused of run
ning down little Carmela Sarra, was
.v reigned before Police J"»idge Crist
today on a charge of running down
a person and driving on. The case
was • out.lined one week as tlie child
in still In hospital. a
»i im;h\ISOHV «>PIMO.\«
Here are the opinions expressed to
day by some of the supervisors:
-iijiei fi«.ir Paul Bancroft I am in
W of drastic measures being
lajJten to curb the growing evil of
speeders running down innocent
people. The severest penalty of the
law should be given convicted vio
intors who hit people with auto
mobiles and refuse to slop and ren
der assistance. in the downtown
district the regulations are pretty
well perfected, but it is the out
lying portion of the city where the
I'-ople are continually endangered.
It Is usually the Joy riders who in
jure and kill people. Something
;:m*t be. done to stop this s|>eed
craze and criminal carelessness.
Supervisor Thomas Jennings—The
Rutomobillst who runs down a per
son and drives away should be
(sewn no mercy. I think We all
agree on that. It would do little
good to put more legislation on the
looks It is difficult to stop the
speeder bjr laws. He should be
given the severest punishment,
which is bound to have a certain
etTe' t toward making others more
careful. As to. the general run of
«utomohilists who drive their cars
in the pursuit of business. I con
sider them cautious. It is due to
careful driving that 1H people are
not killed daily. The pedestrian
takes chances. Men and
women run for streetcars without
looking where they are going. They
often dart across the streets at the
worst places and under the worst
conditions. As to the plan of com
pelling pedestrians to cross the
street only at corners, it would be
*of great benefit could it be en
forced, but I am afraid that it
could not. For Instance, in Market
street the intersections with other
streets are at such odd angles and
a person is often bound to cross in
the middle of the block. Drastic
dealing with the speeders by the
courts appears to be the only solu
"»nper» tanr J. Fmiiietl Harden —
The only solution to my mind is
to make an example of the speed
er by giving him the maximum
penalty under the law. I would
oppose the traflV squad sugges
tion that each driver be forced
to carry a photograpii and a < ard
which would be punched for each
arrest. This law would make all
auto owners feel as If they were
members of the rogues' gallery.
Underground paaageways across
the busiest street intersections
would give the pedestrian more
safety, but this, of course, could
not lie done at once. Oive the
speeder a stiff sentence. That
is the best cure for immediate re
Super* iaor \oian—There is too much
influence being used in behalf of the
auto speeders when arrested. Their
prominent friends rush to their aid,
and. as a rule, they get oft" with a
light fine. This should be stopped.
I favor imposing a Jail sentence in
every case. As an instance of the
effect of this, all will remember how
Jack Johnsan, the pugilist, was
brought to a halt in his wild driv
ing by a jail sentence. 1 do not
favor the plan of having eacli auto
driver carry a card of identification
and a photograpii, the card to be
punched each time he is arrested.
A better method would be to punch
the driver and put him in jail.
Program of Music for
Sunday Park Concert
The following program will be
given tomorrow at Golden Gate park:
Anthem "Star Spangled Banner"
March, "Solinger Sch-uetzen"
Overture, "Pearl of Brazil"
(a) V come la v*7" i original
tango ) J. Valverde
(b> Patrol, "Whistling Johnnies"
Suite. "Atlantis" Safrauik
3— Morning. J—A Court Function.
3—l Love Thee. 4—-Destruction Of
Atlantis. Mentioned in Plato's
history as being extended across
the Atlantic ocean, approximately
from Europe to Yucatan. This
continent, it is believed, was the
home of a great race which con
uuered and civilized the world.
Scene and finale, fourth act. "Sicilian
Mosaic, "Samson and Delilah".-..
Introducing the principal gems of
the above famous work.
i a) "How Could I Know You
Loved Me?" Grant
(h) "Sailing Down the Chesa
peake Bay" Botsford
Miss Anita Heymans
Gems from "Ermfnie" . . Jackobowski
W'al'.z. "Balscenen (by request*....
March, "Willow Grove" . . . .Sorentlno
A special concert of appropriate
n isic will be rendered Thursday,
January 1, 1914. New Year day.
North Beach Improvers
Want Salmon St. Paved
The North Beach Improvement asso
ciation, at its last meeting adopted
i»-"mmendatlons made by N. T. Gla
comlnl that the board of works grade
and pave Salmon street and Hlmmel
mann place, necessary on account of
the reconstruction of Pacific street
between Hyde and Stockton streets.
It was reported that tlie petrtlon to
open a saloon at Columbus avenue
and Bay street had been denied be
cause of the children's playground
SANTA BRINGS JOY TO LITTLE PATIENTS
YULE TREE AT CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Some of the little patients with their gifts beside the tree that gladdened the hearts of the children's hospital inmates.
Tides Wreck Resorts
From Santa Barbara
Down to Long Beach
$200,000 Damage Estimated and
Waves Are Rolling Twenty
Feet High Today
LOS A\«.HUM, I>ec. 27.—Thon
auada of <lf ad aea blrtfa wnre
Maahed ashore by tbe aitrf today.
Indicating that a imtlßp storm bad
raced far out in the ocean.
By Associated Press.
LOS ANGELES. Dec 27.—While 20..
000 persons are gathered at the beach
resorts to watch the thrilling sea
spectacle, the highest tide of the sea
son is. pounding at bulkheads, piers
and buildings along the south coast
The entire southern coast from
Santa Barbara to San is wave
swept by a tide officially scheduled in
the government tide book as 7 feet 2
inches, but which in reality is running
at least nine feet.
While the breakers pounded and
roared all night. Mayor C W. Hol
brook personally led the volunteer
salvage corps in its work of saving
the beautiful Herndon, Harrison and
Dunnigan residences on the ocaae
front, that were undermined by the
Throughout the night while the vol
unteer corps worked, soaked and
chilled, the ocean appeared in its most
pitiless aspect. Tlie mighty breakers.
20 feet high, tore inshore one after
Ten blocks of the sidewalk and bulk
head ate demolished between Clarke
street and Evangeline avenue.
Ti;e 4,400 foot pier of ti-.e Standard
<>i! eojiipany at El Segundo, costing
$300,000, was closed today. One hun
dred feet of the .Manhattan Beach pier
was torn out.
The new municipal concrete pier at
Hermosa Heach is Standing the seas'
The total damage i* now estimated
Beachey Will Attempt
To Break Loop Record
At tlie regular Sunday afternoon
aviation meet at the exposition
grounds tomorrow Lincoln Beachey
will make three flights and will make
an attempt to break his own record of
Aye loops, made Christmas day.
Beachey will first give an exhibition
"f fancy flying, then lie will fly up
side down, and in the third flight will
loop the loop several times from an
altitude of 5.000 feet.
Besides Beachey there will be sev
eral other aviators present to give ex
hibition. These will include the
• 'hrlstoffersons, Francis, Bryant and
When Beachey finishes flying in San
Francisco he will start immediately on
s tour of the world, sailing from this
city January 14. Beachey has been
urged to visit Europe and pit his skill
against the greatest exhibition fliers
of the old world.
Honolulu will be his first stop and
two weeks are to be spent in Aus
tralia. Japan. Manila and India will he
visited before Beachey tlie
stronghold of the marvelous Pagottd.
After France, Italy, Russia. Germany
and England are to be shown toe
"Beachey bore" and his low flying
THE RAX TTUXfTSCO CALL AND POST, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 27, 1913
Tiny Sufferers Made Happy
by Elaborate Gifts and
It is almost worth while to have
j been ill during the last year— that is
jif you went to the children's clinic
iat the Affiliated colleges to be cured.
Sucli a Christmas tree as they are
having there this afternoon: And all
| the little patients for the last twelve
months, 360 of them, have been sent
j invitations to be there.
In the big auditorium the great
; tree towers aloft with all the things
Ito make It gay and wonderful and
i mysterious that any one could think
I of, adorning its boughs.
I Besides the gay bits of tins/-! and
I the bright ornaments and the glit
] tering lights, there are "real" pres
j Not useful things that no one
] could really enjoy, but dolls, tops,
j bails, whips, tea sets, picture books,
j boxes of candy and all the re6t of the
j delights of Christmastide.
Dr. William Palmer Lucas and Dr.
j Rachel Ash are In charge, aided by the
I other doctors and the nurses of the
i children's department of the hospital,
j Donations have come from all of
tßese, as well as from the rest of the
! faculty, the students and friends
I hither and yon.
Promptly at 3 o'clock, the program.
! consisting of moving pictures, music
and other attractions, will begin, after
j Which Dr. Frank Baxter will appear
jas Santa Claus and see that no one
j is forgotten when It comes to the dls
| tribution of gifts.
Wants Rehearing in
San Jose 'Phone Case
Representatives of the Pacific Tele
phone and Telegraph company ap
peared before Kail read commissioner
Eshleman this morning to present
arguments as to why the company
should have a rehearing on the order
reducing telephone rates in San Jose.
The company claims tlie commis
sion's findings in regard to the "ex
cessive" sums paid to the American
Telephone and Telegraph company
Hines to Leavenworth,
Promotion for Breese
Major John L. Mines, Sixth Infan
try, adjutant general of the western
department, has been ordered, at his
own request, to Fort Leavenworth.
Kan., wtiere he will be a student
twicer In the special field officers'
school. He will leave San Francises
January 1, when Captain Herbert J.
Breese, First ('avalry, will become the
temporary adjutant general. Cap
tain Breese has been Major General
Murray's aide for some time.
By Gas Pipe Thugs
Herman Larsen. recently from Co
penhagen, who was knocked uncon
scious hy holdup men at Bryant and
Sixth streets and robbed, recovered
at the central emergency hospital to
la; An Iron pipe wrapped in cloth
vraa used to slug Larsen, and the po
lice think the same thugs did it that
knocked down and robbed .luan Tet
arult, proprietor of the Sacramento
L. A. BANK MOVE
AMUSING TO S. F.
Financiers Doubt Report That
South Will Get Regional
San Francisco bankers were both
dumbfounded and amused when
shown a Washington dispatch this
morning to the effect that Los An
geles and not San Francisco would
be selected as the location of a re
gional reserve bank under the new
"Absurd." was the spontaneous com
ment made la each case, but when
they read that Secretary McAdoo
was declared to be strongly inclined
toward Los Angeles and that under
his plan San Francisco would simply
be included like Fresno or Bakers
field in tlie Los Angeles district they
unanimously decided thst it was time
to set McAdoo right as to the facts
in the case
i.o<H( \i. i.«m \tio\ 111: it 1:
It was pointed out with emphasis
that the geographical location and
tlie financial, commercial and shipping
supremacy of San Francisco made it
pre-eminently the logical location of a
federal reserve bank. J. J, Lynch,
president of tlie San Francisco Clear
ing House association, who attended
a conference in Washington of clear
ing house officers with Secretary Mc-
Adoo three months ago, said that at
that time it seemed to be generally
understood that a regional bank would
lie placed in San Francisro. even when
only four such banks were in contem
MIOKIIXi IS I.IKEIY
"Of course, we do not know the
plans of Mr. McAdoo here." said Mr.
Lynch, "but 1 think that if tiie facta
are properly presented there will be
no question as to the selection of San
Asked if lie would call a meeting of
the Clearing House association to pre
sent the claims Of San Francisco to
the secretary, Mr. Lynch intimated
that some such step might be taken.
"San Francisco has nothing to fear
if the facts are carefully looked into."
said F. U. Llpman, vice president of
Wells Fargo Nevada National hank.
"Our banking power it materially
greater than that of any other coast
or western city, anrr twice as great
as that of Los Ange?es. Our clear
ings exceed those of Los Angeles,
Seattle. Portland and Spokane com
"San Francisco If tlie recognized
financial, commercial and shipping
capital of the Pacific coast." said Her
bert Fleishhacker. president Anglo
and London Pari! National bank,
"aftd it would be a crime to place a
:egional bank anywhere than here."
These Two Will Attempt
Flight Across Atlantic
By Associated Press.
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Dec. 27.—Wil
liam Bas tar of this elty announced
that he and Jack Vilas, an aviator,
will attempt a flight across the Atlan
tic ocean from New York city to
Liverpool early next spring.
PLANS READY FOR
Method to Be Followed by
Applicants Decided by
McAdoo and Houston
By Attn .ntort Pre«l,
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27.—The
method to be followed by national
banks in making application for ad
mission to the new federal reserve
banking system was decided today by
Secretaries McAdoo and Houston, con
stituting the organization committee.
It was decided to require each bank,
through its board of directors, to pass
a formal resolution, prescribed by the
federal committee, which will consti
tute a legal application for stock in
the new regional banks.
Within 60 days each bank Is direct
ed to submit to Its directors alterna
tive propositions, rejecting or ac
cepting the resolution prescribed by
the federal organization committee.
When the resolution is adopted it
will be forwarded to Washington by
the cashier of the bank as the formal
application of tlie bank for entry in
To Lecture on Kings
And Queens of Egypt
The illustrious kings and queens of
Egypt will he subjects for the second
series of lectures to be given at the
Affiliated colleges, beginning tomor
row, hy Assistant Curator F. W. Glf
ford" of the University of California
Museum of Anthropology. Next Sun
day Gifford will lecture on Queen
Hatshepset. The other dates and sub
January 4 —King Khu-en-Aten, the
i I el etic.
.Inniinry 11—R&meses, the Great.
Jnnnary IN Cleopatra.
"The Slave Killer." an exhibit of
instruments recently obtained from
the shell mounds of Humboldt county,
will begin tomorrow and continue for
S. F. MARRIAGE LICENSES
Edward f'oulstii. 21. San Mateo, and Joseph
ine ijcrhing. 19. Half Moon Bay.
George H. Whltehorn. mo. I'klah. and Ida
M. i mupbell. 41. Liberty, Mo.
Francesco Orlando. 22. .'•H.'i Francisco atreet,
and Maria Boloftna. 18, flßs Franelsoo atreet.
Herbert E. Linden. 28. Bishop, Cal., and
Alma B. H. HJeltS. 24, MMB Stanyan street.
liouls G. Vau'Bellen. SO, Klamath Kails.
Ore., and Salvias A. Anderson. 28. Klamath
HEN It V M. Wagner. 40, 3808 Eighteenth
street, and Edna Richardson, 2S. 211 Borland
William G. Hendlcy. 21, Santa Rosa, and
Hazel M. Bryan, 18. Hayward.
Jacob Riicf, 28, 10() Alma street, and Esther
C. EiiEzinl. So. TO Carmel street.
Kalvatore Tassis. 2i, 2257 Chestnut street,
and Rosie 1/eberto, 17, San Jose.
William Percell. 28. Los Angeles, and Mary
Duke, 26. Los Angelas.
tilacomo Scarhettl. BT, 308 Harrison street,
and Elvira Rossi, 18. 17 Boardman place.
Henry Berger, 33. Walnut Creek, and Carrie
Morten. U, l».'» Mission street.
Raymond C. Rice, 23, t;72."> California street
and Ida F. Ablf, 11). 353 Twenty seventh
Henry A. Ma' hrls, J2L Oakland, and El In
C. Hanssen. V! 2. 102* De Haro street.
William P. Froment, 37. Berkeley, and Mary
A. Tregay, 28. 3039 Army street.
Albert H. Krause. 2>t. 2018 Quint street, and
Katherine E. Brueck. IS. 2017 Quint street
John V. Noi-hern. -'4. Msntecs. Cal.. and
Agnes M. Hagstrom. H, 4\t\\ Jersey street
Robert E. Crow ley. 211, 201SU Howard
street, and Mary J. Daisy, 2i. 188 San Carlos
Frank D». La Konta. 30, Stockton, and Nua
cia R. de Franco, 20, South Berkeley.
Samnei Moore, 20, 2860 rolsora street. -and.
fisvarttsWenkiaa. aa, i2»jJMd*at~*t,
TO HOUSE L A.
One Structure for Courts and
Commissions Planned by
Board of Control
SACRAMENTO, Dec. 2T.—All state
officials in Los Angeles, including the
second appellate court, brandies of
tlie attorney general's office, fish and
game, state highway and other com
missions, will be housed in one bundl
The state board of control will call
for bids in a few days for the rental
of a structure ample to provide for
tlie needs of the various officials.'
WARRANT ISSUED FOR ('OUST
SAX DIEGO. Dec. 27. —Officers are
looking for Dijon di Wary di Weij
nics, an alleged Hungarian count, who
is wanted for alleged swindling of
Mrs. Fannie Carroll of $2,000.
FOUR HORSES KILLED
CHICO. Dec. 27.—1n a collision at
Biggs, three miles north, four horses
were killed by the Northern Electric,
a freight train hitting a team on a
crossing. No one was hurt, but traffic
was suspended for six hours.
FAMILY FLEES FROM FIRE
PETALUMA, Dec. 27. —Members of
the Avilla family, living at tlie Bur
deli ranch, four miles from here, nar
rowly escaped burning yesterday
when the house took Are from burn
ing ashes. Avilla lost $300 in cash he
had in the houhe, in addition to his
FOUND DEAD I.V MINK
GRASS VALLEY, Dec. 27,—Charles
B. Northrup of North Bloomfield. who
disappeared Sunday night, has been
found dejtd in the shaft of an old
mine under circumstances Indicating
he fell in by accident and perished
ALARM CAUSES CAPTURE
SANTA ROSA. Dec. 27.—As a result
of the work of a burglar alarm con
nection in the Northwestern Pacific
station, Deputy Sheriff Joe Ryan cap
tured Jack Bragg, who had blown the
safe. This is the second time Ryan
has effected a capture through the
CHICO'S JAIL EMPTY
CHICO. Dec. 27. —For the first time
the day after Christmas, the city jail
is empty. No one was arrested on the
WILL VOTE ON EIGHT HOUR LAW
SACRAMENTO, Dec. 27.—Voters of
California will pass on the validity of
the new eight hour law, according to
Secretary of State Jordan, 32,353
names having been filed asking for
its reference to the electorate. Only
30,875 were necessary.
WESTERN PACIFIC OPEN AGAIN
OROVILLE, Dec. 26.—Work of clear
ing out the landslide on the Western
Pacific in Fsather river canyon was
completed last night and train serv
ice was resumed today.
DUEL OVER GIRL
PASADENA, Dec. 27.—1n a duel
here yesterday over a girl two Mexi
cans, Tiburco Garcia and Donquino
Dominiguez, were fatally wounded.
While the men were fighting, the girl
j left with another young man.
ESTATE OF SLAIN MAN
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27.—The value
' of the estate of Charles Pendell, killed
in his office in the Temple block last
I June, as shown hy the inheritance
tax appraisers, is $296,188. It will be
' divided among his relatives, his
'widow getting the larger portion.
WIFE SLAYER TO HANG
SACRAMENTO, Dec. 27.—Jere Allen,
sentenced to be hanged for the mur
der of his wife in Colusa county
<'l;t lamias, 191.', lost his appeal to the
state supreme court, and a new date
for execution of the sentence will
now be fixed.
TWO GIRLS MISSING
BAKERSFIELD, Dec. 27.—Manuelo
Hidalgo and Dalphlna CasteTlo, two
young girls, have been missing since
Christmas, when they left their homes
to attend a festival. Search is being
made for them.
MARCH OF UNEMPLOYED
FRESNO, Dec. 27.—The company of
unemployed, now close on to 200 men.
last night camped on the banks of the
Kings river near Reedley, in the
orange district at the southeast of
the county, having marched the 15
miles from Sanger during the day.
They announce that they expect to
walk the 10 miles to Dtnuba tomorrow
and stay there over Sunday.
JUSTICE MOVES SWIFTLY
STOCKTON, Dec. 27. —Frank Heis
man and Prank Rogers, two young
men who held up the Clark hotel
bar Christmas night, pleaded guilty
and were sentenced to 12 years
each in San Quentln. The sentence
was passed In less than 24 hours fol
lowing the commission of the crime.
LEADING GROCER DIES
LOS ANGELES. Dec. 27 —William
P\ Bosbyshell. president of the United
Wholesale Grocery association, a pio
neer resident and capitalist of Los
Angeles, noted yachtsman, Is dead.
SEARCH FOR CHECK PASSER
SANTA ROSA. Dec. 27.—The police
are looking for A. W. Dugan, laborer,
who Is alleged to have passed a
worthless check on a restaurant man
here and for similar work In Peta
luma and Cotatl.
HORSE DROWN ED t MEN MISSING
EUREKA, Dec. 27— County authori
ties here are confronted with a mys
tery through the discovery today of
a drowned horse attached to a broken
buggy In Salt river, a tributary to the
Eel river. The discovery lends cre
dence to the story reported yesterday
by a girl that she saw two men drive
swiftly into the running stream. No
bodies have been recovered.
"For Constance Fair
To Curl Her Hair"
Mine Constance Marrison, stenog
rapher In Mayor Rolph's office, is on
the verge of joining the Spugs. She
has discovered the leading opponent
to the Society for the Prevention of
Opening with pleasant excitement
one of a generous heap of Christmas
gifts she came upon a small box ar
tistically tied In red and green rib
bon with a sprig of holly. The card
For Cnnsrtance fair
To curl her hair.
Now Mlsa Marrlson'a hair has a curl
all lta own. Irons and such things
are entirely superfluous. Still, she
mused, a neat little alcohol stove
might come in very handy. She would
keep It for visiting friends. The box
was opened with an expectant smite
And then —down went the box to the
"A cigar lighter, of all things;- she
cried. "A person who doesn't know
a curling iron heater from a cigar
lighter ought to—-well, what** tha
tvs," _ - j- .. , r
AND CLUBMAN WED
Mrs. J. T. Erlin, who was wed
to clubman Christmas eve.
Susan Abbott Webster Be
comes the Bride of
Susan Abbott Webster and J. Theo
dore Erlin were married at the Ab
bott residence Christmas eve. Only
relatives were present.
They are spending their honey
moon in southern California.
The bride is a daughter of the late
William Abbott. Erlin is a member
of the firm of Richardson & Erlin and
is a leader In club circles.
By New Jersey Gale
By Associated Press.
SEABRIGHT, X. Dec. 27 —Fisher-
men, tradesmen and laborers were
setting Seabrfght in order today,
clearing up the wreckage left by yes
terday's storm. Tlie bulkheads bat
tered and broken by the waves re
ceived first attention, for on the bulk
heads the colony relies for protection
in the future. A big force of men will
be kept bdsv making repairs for 10
Shelter has been supplied those of
the fishermen whose houses were de
The Central Railroad of New Jer
sey tracks, washed away or covered
by sand, were repaired during the
Estimates of tlie damage inflicted
along the coast from Sandy Hook to
Atlantic City range all the way from
$500,000 to $1,000,000.
Lillian Lorraine Seeks
Freedom From Husband
NEW YORK. Dec 27.—Frederick
Oreisheimer of Chicago, estranged
husband of Lillian Ijorraine. has been
served with papers in a separation
suit. He had called at her req/iest to
offer his assistance when lie was in
formed she had been robbed of furs
and diamonds valued at $6,000.
The complaint charges lie threat
ened her with his fists and told her he
would cut off her nose.
NEW STREET IN POTRERO
Through the efforts of the Mission
Improvement association to secure
better fire protection for the district
on the west slope of Potrero Nuevo
hills, the board of works has approved
the opening of a new street between
Twentieth and Twenty-second streets
from Rliole Island to Carolina street.
The improvement will cost upward of
$30,750. An assessment district has
Too Late to Classify
$3J?5 TO $3,900
SEE TMEM TODAY
One ready to move Into and six other mod
ern cement bungalows, with eTery builttn con
renlence. Just being completed. Pick yours out
•"NOW" and select your own color schemes,
wall paper, electric fixtures, etc., and have
an "INDIVIDUAL HOMK.'
Take Nortbbrae Key Route or California
Loop Southern Pacific to Ashby ay. station
and walk two blocks west, or take any local
car and transfer west on Ashby ay. to Lee st.
Horn© liifliw l ,
1762 BROADWAY. OAKLAND. CAL.
Phone Oakland 29*.
$13.000—The following 3 properties are offered
In exchange for good rancb: New 7 rm.
cement ex. house. Oakland: price
$6,T50. Twenty seres good alfalfa land
st Turlotk. $4,000. Six fine building
lots. Oakland, value $4,250; total In
cumbrance IT.oou: will take ranch to
value and assume.
$80,000- Income property. Alsmeda: pays 6 per
cent on price: under lease 6 years; want
land to $30,000. Mortgage back for
balance at 0 per cent.
$13.000--near business Hrt, Alameda; want
land to value. Might assume some.
$12,000--Forty acres ail in alfalta: Turleck
irrigation district; clear: want Income
property Oakland to $$.000. balance
$4,000- -Twenty acre* Turlock; fine alfalfa or
fruit laud clear; want Oakland house
" S. H. BATES
28* BACON BCfLPtNO, OAKLAND.
$23,000, mortgage $11.WO large beautiful
fiats near Lake Merrttt: Income $1&~> per
month: will assume equal amount n
stock or general purpose- ranch north.
Make offer, any proposition will be
considered. Hank mortgage S : OiK
$8 000 II acres highly Improved ranch near
t'etaluma: .1 acres lv orchard and ber
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Lillian Scott-Troy's Caustic
Letter on Diplomat Fails to
Please Local Suffragists
The disapproval with which Lillian
Scott-Troy, formerly of San Fran
cisco, views Ambassador Page and his
utterances, .as expressed In a cable
gram and letter that she has sent
from I-ondon to President Wilson, is
not shared by all the women of San
Francisco. Her characterization of
the American ambassador to Great
Britain as * "sychophant. a "Benedict
Arnold,'' "traitor" and tlie "smudged
page" appear to Mrs. B. S. Wllkins,
regent and leading member of tlie
Daughters of the American Revolu
tion, as "unjustifiable," while Mis.
Philip Bancroft. officer of v, tfc
Women's Roosevelt league and promf?
inent in suffrage work, finds it diffi
cult to take Lillian Scott-Troy's re
marks seriously enough to give an
opinion on them."
SKNDS < \ I STIC CAULK
The caustic cablegram and etter
of the same date were sent to Presi
dent Wilson by Lillian Scott-Troy on
December 5, the day following the
Peace Centenary dinner in London, at
which Ambassador Page was one of
the principal speakers. The ambassa
dor's remarks evidently Irritated the
lady considerably, as is evidenced by
the text of the cablegram:
"Ambassador Page, at peace centen
ary dinner in London last night not
only flagrantly insulted non-English
speaking nations but grossly insulted
the American nation as well. He said.
In America they lacked the expe
rience of Englishmen in generous hos.
pitality; they lacked the fine arts that
Englishmen had in .many of the
courtesies of life.' If you do not re
call this sycophant immediately, the
American people should recall you."
In her letter the writer says of
Page: "Like Benedict Arnold, he
rushes into bitter and spiteful com
ments on his own people order to
receive the crumbs which fall from
the social tables of Englishmen.
• • • Can it be possible that when
Ambassador Page so glibly told his
snickering audience that "Ameri
cans lacked the fine arts of English
men in the ordinary courtesies of
life, he had your excellency in mind?
• * • This Page will long be re
membered as the smudged Page."
CRITICISES PRE" I PENT
The letter is a lengthy one. abound
ing In caustic comment not only on
Ambassador Page, but on the presi
Mrs. S. B. Wilkins, regent and lead
ing member of Daughters of the
American Revolution, says of tlie let
"I have heard nothing of this, hut,
from the text of the letter. I should
consider Lillian Scott-Troy's remarks
unjustifiable. I can hardly believe
that the ambassador's remarks rould
have been insulting to AmerleandV.
Either she misunderstood him or
was more to the speech which inadu
it capable of a different Interpreta
tion. All Americans should uphold
their ambassador. I believe, unless h«
does something particularly flagrant."
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