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NEWS OF OAKLAND, BERKELEY, ALAMEDA HAYWARD AND SAN LEANDRO
DOUBLE WEDDING
OCCURS AT DAWN
Me Romance Starts in Hospital
Where Wounded Patient
•:'; Loses Heart to Nurse
>^ ; -^"SERKELEY, April 20. — Discussion
;>af the plans for their respective mar
l:.; Hiagres by Daniel W. Dean, a wealthy
:>;;: >; ; rancher, and John W. Hodge, a con
tractor of this city, last night, led to a
\u0084.;.louMe wedding at daybreak this morn
-..ing.i Dean w*s married to an Alameda
jr'T 1 ' Miss Gertrude Moeller, a. nurse, at
Morritt hospital, who cared for him
during a recent illness, and Hodge
-; married Miss Hazel E. Endicott, a
'.• stenographer, living at L'ol9 Delaware
The decision to marry at dawn was
..a cause for haste and but few attended
the ceremony in the First Christian
. church; corner of Dana street and Ban
i rC>f t way, in this city, where Rev. H.
;. .1. Loken. the pastor, read the service
; just as the sun was peeping over the
.; jail.
The wish of Hod«e and his wife to
<uteu an farly train for' Cloverdale,
.. .where Mrs. Hodge's parents reside, was
the cause of hastening the wedding. It
also accounted lor the fact that only
;•;\u25a0: Hisses Sarah and Daisy Hodge, sisters
\u25a0 .: <>f one of the bridegrooms, and two
others were present at the double cer
• emony.
:. Hodge and Dean were students of
;;. the Berkeley high school seven years
ago and formed a friendship which has
; ><e:i constant. When Hodge spoke of
his wedding to take place early this
illuming Dean, whose engagement to
; Miss Moeller of Alameda was a recent
: *oeial announcement, promptly called
•Sr.'liis Jiancee on the telephone and sug
.\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0pwtwi a double wedding. She agreed
:-\>lo be present.
. \u25a0 : Mr. and Mrs. Hodge at once caught
: : VJieir train for the north and Dean and
' Y;iiis wife went on their honeymoon
. \u25a0;; .'south.
; -•. Hodpe is a contractor resfting at
&i.iOlß Lincoln street.
Dean is a wealthy cattleman living
..\u25a0.\u25a0..\u25a0- Jj Panoramic way. He was recently
-'. -^iiot in the arm by the dropping of a
icVr-evol.ver from a holster. The wound
;..;•?< a used him serious trouble and he was
: ::.kcn lo the Merritt hospital for an
- -.iperation. It was there that he met
.: : lilies Gertrude Moeller, daughter of Mr.
\u25a0 Mrs. K. G. Moeller of 1301 Alameda
..-i-.vonue. Alameda. She nursed him back
\u25a0 ' "•> health. Their engagement was an-
Lvhoanced only two weeks ago. Dean's
:\:nothC'r is very wealthy and is the
•\u25a0 daughter of a rich Honolulu plantation
...owner. *
PUBLIC BOATING AND
BATHING PLACE IS AIM
Committee to Lay Plans for
Proposed Improvements
;/ [Special Dispatch lo The Call]
:-.V : i^AN RAFAEL. April 20. — A commit
. -.teo of citizens, headed by E. S. Rake
;- j\ii<l £. H. Ol:nstead of the chamber of
\u25a0; :\ "^"'"iiueroe, will take a trip on the San
\u25a0\u25a0' --."J-Eafaf-l canal tomorrow for the purpose
\u25a0\u25a0iff laying plans for the proposed im
!~ .V>::ovjpnionts which will be made possible
':.'•\u25a0\u25a0. Sifts of land and money by Mr. and
y^'Alrs. Truxtun Eeale.
:; .. jjcale has offered $I,SOO to dredge a
: : '"jtoff on the catial, and his wife is
;':V-eady to deed 10 acres of land to the
\u25a0 Ji :jijwn, to be used in connection with a
f-vpiibiif* bathing and boating place.
; .;:If a right of way is secured and the
\u25a0:'.'' f-'a to ff .dredged the 2an<l to be given by
.; Mrs*. Bealo will become an island. The
•..'\u25a0.-.-\u25a0\u25a0•.-amber of commerce has passed a res
. .o'.ution favoring the acceptance of both
/V^jftS.
SHOOTS ICE CHEST WHEN
:-v. ENEMY TAKES TO HEELS
investigation Shows Shooting
Shed No Blood
[Spca'cJ Dhpatch to The Call]
v'PAN RAFAEL, April 20.— An investi
gation into the shooting which oc
jeixrred at the Majestic saloon Monday
\u25a0\u25a0has disclosed the fact that Joseph Pem
aft-i was not present when Charles Pool,
;£6rr.ifr steward of the local Elks' club
r.red a bullet which lodged in the ice
\u25a0jSieet near the bar.
'\u25a0i- 'According to City Marshal John
•Hcaly. Semini ar,«l Pool quarreled in
; . ; t.he place and P<w>l loft to get his re
'--..Solver. Upon his return he failed to
-. -imd Semini, bat firod nevertheless.
'\u25a0.'\u25a0. Pool declared shortly after the affair
/'•that Gemini had cheated him at dice
\u25a0and struck him. and that he would kill
.: him. He has since withdrawn the
:; : threat.
PETALUMA'S POPULATION
IS ESTIMATED AT 6,500
Postmaster Counts 5,981 Per
sons Within Free Delivery
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
PETALUMA, April 20. — The popula
tion of Petaluma is not less than 6.500.
This fact was established Monday by
Postmaster J. E. Olmsted, who began
compiling a directory of postoffice pa
.irons some months ago.
The figures show that 5.981 persons
i reside within the area served by free
delivery. A conservative estimate
brings the figures close to 7,000 for
\u25a0 jjopu'ation within the corporate limits.
\u25a0 The last census a decade ago gave
;t!iis city a population of 4,000. Com
; pared with nearby cities the corporate
" limits are very small. A suburban
\u25a0population will bring the census to five
. .\u25a0 figures.
OPERA HOUSE LESSEES '
•) CONVICTED OF FRAUD
Theater Manager and Creditors
Prosecute in Justice Court
[Special Dispatch to The Cell]
:. PETALUMA, April 20.— Al White and
•A. C. Grossman of Kan Francisco, one
\u25a0"thre lessees of the Hill opera house.
Jc»st in the local justice court in
a. trial in which they were charged with
•defrauding their creditors. Attorney E.
\u25a0J. Dol«* represented the complainant.
A. L. Wells, nianag"cr of the Hill opera
jiolise. and Attorney P. A. Meyer acted
\u25a0ior the defendants. Al White eluded
the sheriff with a warrant for some
•.ttme-.ln San Francisco, but was finally
.(.aptiired and brought here for trial.
The case was heard in Judge Dillon's
iceurt and attracted more than ordinary
jriterest. as many creditors were rep-
Teaented.
• TIGHT IN PIANO HOUSE— Georpe O. Heine of
'.''tlie Heine piano oouijiany. 37 Stockton street,
*\u25ba'\u25a0 wok arrested yesterday on a warrant eliarjr
* ' in? liiin with battery. lie was released on
: ?»> ball. Tlie <-oinp!xln!n* wltnewt !« J.
i.«ub. v jiif.no poilsber lirlnjr at (he Argonaut
Jioul. He alleges that wlicn he went to the
: company's warehouse yesterday morning to
••<>llert blt< ware* Heine grabbed him by tnc ,
throat and ordered eotne of bi» «uploye* to
throw him out. The warrant wan issued by
Polire Judge IK>a»-y. and Attorney Hugo Aslier
wsnted him to withdraw It.
Miss Bessie Best Becomes
Bride of Charles Manning
I Mrs. Charles Manning, tvho n»as Miss Bessie Best of San Leandro.
SAN LEANDRO GIRL
MARRIED AT HOME
Daughter of Daniel Best Be=
comes the Wife of Charles
Manning, Land Owner
OAKLAND, April 20. — In the pres
ence of 100 guests, Charles Manning
claimed as his bride* Miss Bessie Best,
the daughter of Daniel Best, „ at his
home In San Leandro. The house was
decorated with spring blossoms.
Miss Best wore a robe of white satin
with trimmings of rare lace. The veil
was caught with a coronet of orange
blossoms. Miss Leda Kllert of Fresno
was the bride's maid of honor. Miss
Katherine McCoy serving as brides
maid. Both girls wore gowns of pink
silk. Assisting the bridegroom as best
man was his brother, John Manning.
The marriage service was read by Rev.
J. E. Anderson, pastor of the Presby
terian church of San Leandro.
Before Air. and Mrs. Manning left on
their honeymoon a wedding supper was
served. They will establish their home
In Broadmoor.
The bride is one of the beet liked
girls of San Leandro, where her family
was among the earlier settlers. She is
gifted musically and has traveled ex
tensively. Manning is 'prominent in
financial circles about the bay and has
large land interests.
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Checkering have
leased a flat at the Peralta apartments
for the summer. They are planning to
build their own home. Since returning
from abroad last year the Chickerings
have been staying at the Key \u25a0 Route
inn.
Mrs. Vernon Waldron will entertain
frienda at tea tomorrow afternoon at
her Linda Vista home.
Mrs. Louise F. MacDermot entertained
at the Claremont Country club this
afternoon in honor of Mrs. Holden
Evans, who Is one of the latest acces
sions to the navy set.
Th« marriage of Charles W. Flint, son
of the late E. T. Flint, and Miss Julia
Frances Curtin was solemnized * this
evening at the Flint family residence in
Castro street, wher* the bridal couple
wll! live after their honeymoon. Mrs.
Flint is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Curtin. who are prominent in
Helena, Mont.
Miss Amy Bowles entertained several
debutantes of the season this afternoon
at luncheon at the Francisco club across
the bay. Several of the guests went
over from this side to accept the hos
pitality .of the popular young Clare
mont girl who was formally presented
this winter.
The most elaborate reception of the
week will take place tomorrow after
noon at the residence of Mrs. J. S. Jcnks
In Oakland avenue, when Mrs. Mary S.
Childs entertains 200 guests in honor of
Miss Helen Dornin, who will become the
bride of her hostess* son about mid
summer. Assisting Mrs. Childs In the
receiving party will be:
Mr*. J. S. Jenkn Mr*. Oeorgo Steele
Mr*. George Doruln liflckle
Mrs. Klla Bacon Soulc Mm. George Q. Chase
Mrs. Traylor Bell Miss U. J. Bacon
Mrs. Harold Martin Mis« Anna Tmuck
Mir. R*ms BaHsick Mlsr Kthcl Johnson
Mre. I-Artiis Wonley Miss Kdna Orr"
Mrs. K. V. Hinkle Miss Eisle Amng
Miss May Coogun Miss Nonna Castle
Mrs. E. N. Engelhardt. Miss Engel
hardt and Miss Clara Franck arrived to
day from a trip to the Hawaiian Islands.
A number of the -younger set went
across the bay to greet the popular
society girls.
AUTO AGENT WANTED— Edward A. Foley of
the Warner instrument company, Mutual Bar
ings bank buildine, obtained a warrant from
. I'ollce Judge Conlan -yesterday for the arrest
of S: G. Kayl, formerly aa automobile agent,
for passing a spurious choclt for J250 on • the
ItalUn-AnjPricau /bank J«nuary 2'J in imvineiit
of i bill for auto supplies. • -._-- . \ ;•
THE SAN' FRAXCISGQ CAI^KTHURSDAY, APBILV 1910;
TO GIVE TAG DAY
FOR ORPHAN HOME
Women Managers of Oakland
Charity to" Appeal to the
Public for Aid
OAKLAND, April 20.— The leading
officers and members of the adwftory
board of the West Oakland home at
tended a luncheon at the Key Route
hotel today, during which a discussion
took place relative to plansjfora tag
day to be given May 14 for the benefit
of the home.
The West Oakland home Is" ah' or
phan asylum maintained by prominent
women of this city. It was established
several years ago by a few girls, but
grew so in importance that several
women took charge of the manage
ment. It is maintained by donations
and the proceeds of entertainments.
The state also gives $360 annually.
The Mary A. Crocker fund donated
$1,000 yearly for a short period.
lij the last two or three years the
number of orphans and foundlings
taken in by the home has. steadily in
creased, the property -has been im
proved and enlarged, expenditures for
sickness among the children have been
necessary and school tuition for those
of age was met. It Was found that
$1,200 monthly was necessary for the
maintenance of the institution. Most
of the fund required was raised by
giving an annual doll show and fete
at Arbor villa. At the last fete only
$154 was realized.
The home \s \n need of "money and
an appeal will be made to the public
at large to support generously the
proposition. In order that the insti
tution may go on with its work of
charity to homeless and destitute
children. The matter will be taken
up energetically by the officers, who
will appoint a publicity committee
within a few days, whose duty it will
be to carry on the tag day campaign.
The officers under whose direction the
scheme is being worked out are: "
President. Mrs. Walter D. Heed; rice presi
dent, MJsb Grace L. Trevor; chairman of the
committee on tag day, Mre. J. A. Miller; execu
tive member. Mrs. C. J. Heescman; advisory
board, James I. Kdoff, H. C. Canwell, C J
lleeseman, James I\ Taylor and J. J. Allen
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
TO WELCOME LECTURER
Prof. J. C. Monaghan to Deliver
Address in Oakland
OAKLAND, April 20. — Prof. J. C.
Monaghan of "New Haven, Conn., na
tional lecturer of the Knights of Co
lumbus, will deliver a lecture Thurs
day evenig at 8 o'clock, at St. Francis
de Sales hall, Jones and Grove streets.
His, subject willbe "America, Its Flag
and Opportunities."
Oakland council No. 784, Knights of
Columbus, has charge of the arrange
ments for the lecture, which will be
free to the general public.
Professor Monaghan '/holds a high
place in the order, and. comes to Oak
land a national reputation as a
platform orator. A- large audience is
expected to hear him. , . ,
MUSIC TO BE THEME
AT TRINITY CLUB
Program to Be Rendered at the
Week ly Lu n ch eon
OAKLAND, . April^ 20.— The ' Harmonic
concert club .wil J entertain | the Trl-city
rotary club with , a. musical program
at the latter club's weekly luncheon
Thursday afternoon; 'at 12:30 o'clock
at" the Key Route hotel.- "C." Patrick
Hildesley will •> deliver , an address on
"Music." .',,., r-
Sounds funny, reads queer, ;but It is
a fact. High chairs at low prices at;H.
Schellhaas', Eleventh street at Frank
lin, Oakland. '\u25a0.\u25a0\u25a0'. . ' .- \u2666
WOMEN STUDENTS
GIVE MAY DANCES
Floral Pageant Held in Coed
Canyon as Welcome to.
BERKELEY, April 20.— With dainty
colored skirts representing California
flowers, and their hair entwined with
blossoms, women students of the uni
versity gave flower dances sand music
under the classic oaks in Coed can
yan near the Faculty club this after
noon as a welcome to the< recently
elected officers of their, student or
ganization.
The green sward was the stage on
which the women danced their songs
of the flowers, and the rugged oaks
and colored maypoles were the prop
erties. The music was furnished by
the Treble Clef and; the women's or
chestra, guitar and mandolin club.
The dancers have been rehearsing
for several weeks under the direction
of Miss Georgiana Cope of Oakland.
Miss Carmelita Woerner danced the
Spanish dance. The Carnation dance
was led by Miss . Gertrude Bell and
the dancers were:
Florence Doyle Marjoiie Stanton
Mabel Sadler . Amy Waite
lriua Koveaux Kose Farrell
Mareella Moore , Mary tie Witt ;
Marguerite Morbio Kern Kno;
llarjorle Gardner Marie MeHenry
Miss Mildred Le Conte led the tulip
\ dance with:
i Cbole Holt I Amy Andreason
Lottie ltooanU- |Una Smith
The daisy dance was led' by Miss
Helen Runyon, assisted by: -
Vera Sliry Pauline Fithian
Maude Miller Gladys Baker *
Kthel Carroll Annie Ostrander
Margaret Griffith Kuth Martin
Shirley Schnoor
In the bluebell dance were Vena
Tomlln, leader, and:
Hilda Bailey (Mary Redmond
Hiir.cl Myeis ]i"lorcnce Wooll
Gertrude Menihan (Carrie Gordon ,'
Uoldie Hulbert |Li!u Rubke
The finale took the form of the may
pole dance with one large and four
small maypoles. The dancers were:
Fern Andrus . Rulji Martin
Gertrude Brown ' • Annie Ostrander
KilM-1 Burke I. ilu Kubke
May Chrlstal I'earl Sifford
Kay Frisbiu Hazel Malculin
Hazel Clarke lues Hewitt
Julia Graham lriua Xoari£
Helen Herrmann K.uily Mclntyrc
Edith Hoag Sadie Milllitan
Hazel Jordan Vein Touilin .
Anna Kidder Florence Wooll !
Vera Bagot Aluilre Mayo
Mary Barr Gertrude .Menihan
Kmlly Churchill Gladys Ostrander
Myrtle Dennet Kuth l'armeutcr
Minnie Gallagher Maud Miller
Margaret Koss Cora Wilder
\u25a0I'earl Heath l«abel Long
Goldie Hulbert Amy Andreasoa
Miguon Harmon Kuth Uobiu*on
iVarl Kenyon Elna Clifford
Alice Kohlberg Carrie Gordan
Katharine Curlton Mary Bedmoad
Ethel McConuell
A committee, headed by Alan C. Van
Fleet, former editor of the Blue and
Gold, will render a report to the stu
dents tomorrow afternoon. It will sug
guest that the graduate manager shall
take a more active part in the man
agement of the publication which is
issued by the junior class every year.
The committee proposes that the book
shall be cut down in size and expense,
and v that no- contracts be entered into
by editor or manager unless with the
consent of the graduate manager.
. The glee club, which has completed a
successful year and Is ready to start on
its annual trip to Chicago, will hold
the last business meeting *of the year
at a banquet in.- San Francisco, April
26. R. B. High is chairman of the com
mittee of arrangements. The glee club
sang at Yerba Buena island this even
ing before the naval training school.
CHILDREN WILL TAKE
PART IN CELEBRATION
Board of Education Declares
May 17 a School Holiday
BERKELET. April 20. — The board of
education of this city has named May
17 as a holiday-so that the children of
the Berkeley schools can take part in
the jubilee: celebration, which will
mark the semicentennial of the uni
versity. - '
The members of the board will at
tend the celebration on the campus and
arrangements will be made at orlce for
the preparatl6n of appropriate pro
grams by. all the schools.
On the recommendation of Superin
tendent of Schools Bunker the board
adopted the system of competitive,ex
aminations for teachers for the schools
similar to the systems used in Los An
geles and San 'Francisco as a solution
to the difficulties in naming teachers
for places in the department. .
MRS. LOAIZA CHARGES
HUSBAND WITH NEGLECT,
Attributes Failure to Provide to
Idleness and Profligacy
OAKLAND, April 20.— Alleging that
her husband, Ferdlnando Loalza, had,
because of idleness and profligacy,,
failed to make enough Uo support her'
properly or to provide her with . the
necessaries of Ufa Mrs. Anna A. Loaiza
brought suit for divorce today. She
aska the court to. award her $100 a
month alimony. They were married in
1903. .
Josephine Price was granted an in
terlocutory "Jeered of divorce from Ed
gar A. Price on v the/ ground' of deser
tion. -;:'Slie was awarded the custody of
the"ir minor child . and $20 a month
alimony.
Sut for divorce .was begun by Oscar
J. Widding against Ethel R.\Widding
for desertion.
MISSIONARY 'CONVENTION^
TO BE HELD IN PETALUMA
[Special Dispatch to Tht Call]
;•; PETALUMA, April 20.— The annual
meeting'of the Napa district missionary
convention will be held at the Meth-'
odist Episcopal church in Petaluma on
May .10 and 11. Delegates will be
present from. Napa, Humboldt, M«ndo
cino, Solano, Sonoma and Marin'coun
ties.: An interesting program is being
arranged '. for /the dates, " and many
prominent speakers and missionaries
will be present. * N . : \u25a0.;-;-'
Marriage Licenses
OAKLAND, April 20. —The following marriaie
licenses werfc issued today. .. . V
Manuel tt. SIIt«,- 23, and Mary Machado :27
both of Oakland. ;. . ' '
ttobert L.* Walker. 24, Walnut Creek and
Beatrice Sweet.. 22, Lafayette. • ; . """
- Jo*,Fariß, 35, and Rosa Arila, 27,' both of
Oakland. • . ....
\u25a0 Robert Andrews, 24, and Dorothy Markmann
21. both or Oakland. < • : "\u25a0. -, -, ~*r?;,
•\u25a0 Daniel Leaeb,; 36, Oakland, and Nellie Folet'
26, San FrancUco.- . \u25a0\u25a0\u25a0• -.-. V .?!"\u25a0
Pnul Poletti, 32, and MaryArata, 23," both of
Oakland. ':,•\u25a0. '. .\u25a0
'- Charles H. Spink. 23, - and . Elsie M. = Colmbel
18. both of . Oakland. " \ mwj '
Edward A. Weinman. 23, and Minnie Ch'ristof- '?
enw>n."22,' both of • Berkeley. \u25a0\u25a0,:/ ?..:'- . '„•'\u25a0\u25a0
- William G. Flske, 24,' and Anne , DaTi*. ,18,.
both!of Ksparto. ' - -. '\u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0;\u25a0£' " ' •
Miss Ethel Jones Weds
University Scientist
Mrs. Edwin Jj Lea, who became a bride at a pretty wedding in her
\ Berkelc}) home. ,
COUPLE UNITED AT
HOME CEREMONY
Erwin J. Lea of Agricultural
College and Charming Young
Singer Are Married
BERKELEY, April 20.— At the home
of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. I).
Fowler Jones, in Derby street at 4
o'clock. -this afternoon Erwin J. Lea
of the faculty of the department of
agriculture at the state university,
claimed" Mies Ethel Sherman Jones as
his bride. Rev. E. L. Parsons of St.
Mark's Episcopal church officiated.
Only the members of the families of
the bride and bridegroom witnessed the
ceremony.
The bridal gown was formed of silk
mull and rich lace. The bride carried
a shower of Cecil Breuner roses and
lilies of the valley.
Mrs. Lea Is r member of the Etude
club. She possesses a rich soprano
voice.
The bridegroom is an instructor in
agricultural chemistry and is assistant
to Prof. Meyer JE. Jaffa in experiments
in the nutritive value of foods. He is
a graduate of the University of Ore
gon and has taken post graduate work
at Harvard and California.
After a honeymoon trip Mr. and Mrs.
Lea will make their residence in this
city.
1 Kfi^B H EH WHB l£fl 99 CM BHi ft* im f« fej fffsl fei jKn c* gj fcN> apS P3 Ty*^ ts jmi 'vj 1
I Southern Pacific Rock Island I
Hilii Flood Building, 882 Market St., Market St. Ferry Depot,
H E3i^ Rdisin Bredd 3 April 30th W
\u25a0 wSiiTorniQ R3isin D3y / p
FAILED TO DIE AND
NOW WANTS RANCH
/
Man Recovers From Supposed
Fatal Illness and Sues to
Get Back His Land
OAKLAND, April 20. — Instead of be
ing in his trunk, where he 'told his
sister', 1 Delia Woods to place it, John
L. Burke found that the deed to 191
acres of valuable land near San Lean
dro had been recorded by Mrs. Woods
and now stands in her name. He
brought suit today for the recovery of
title to his land.
! According to his story he gave his
j sister the deed to the land when he
was on what he thought was his death
bed, in consideration cf her caring for
him, but with the understanding that
she should not take possession until
his death, and that the deed should re
main in his tiunk in the meantime.
Burke did not die. much to his sur
prise and that of his sister. It was
not until some time after his recovery
that he discovered that he no longer
owned his ranch.
T)ROWK DURING STORM — Charlottetown. P. E.
1.. April 20. — Three fl*hernj«-n of Priest Poml
are believwl to have perished in a gale off
»:bore yesterday. . -
STEAK, NOT BOY,
SMEARS CAR RAIL
Women Scream at Sight oi Se»
spattered Track, Thinking
Lad Had Been Killed
OAKLAND, "April 20. — Women
shrieked and other passengers slfkenetl
and turned away their heads this morn-,
ing after 13 year old Edward Cater.
1519 Twentieth avenue, haJ been struck
by an electric car and the wheels of tlie
car left a trail of crushed fle«h for i>»
feet.
But It was hamburg steak a.-i<J not
parts of the boy that bespread the
track and was the cause of utmost
making several women faint. When
young Caten was hit he had in his arms
a bundle of meat. He was knocked to
one side, but the hamburger fell under
one of the car wheels.
The accident to the steak and Caten
happened at Twentieth avenue and East
Twenty-first street. The boy "Jumped
from one car and was hit by another
car going in the opposite direction. 1{«;
was taken to- the receiving hospital.
where it was found that he was pain
fully but not dangerously injured.
BADGE IS PRESENTED
TO INSPECTOR LYNCH
Mayor Mott Is Spokesman for
Police Officer's Friends
OAKLAND, April 20.— Inspector J. rl
Lynch of the Oakland police depart
ment, recently promoted from the rank
of captain, was the recipient today of a
handsome gold star, designating his
new position, presented to him by the
Oakland police, detective and fire de
partments, with the following inscrip
tion: "Presented to J. F. Lynch by hid
friends, April 6, 1910."
Mayor Frank K. Mott made the pre
sentation, paying high tribute to In
spector Lynch for long years of faith
ful work and exemplary fulfillment of
every duty.
In response to Mayor Mott's spee-.-h
Lynch thanked those who had thus
shown their friendly feeling and de
clared that he was proud of the star
and would act in a manner worthy oZ
the honor bestowed upon him. The
new badge is a regulation six pointed
star, with the letter in black French
| enamel, and Is of solid gold.
IMPROVERS OBJECT TO
SLAUGHTER HOUSES
South Berkeley Club to Take
Action to Abate Them
BERKELEY. April 20. — The abbat
tolrs at Emeryville were Vliscussed by
the members of the South Berkeley im
provement club in Lincoln hall last
night and steps taken to abate the al
leged discomfort arising from the
slaughter houses there. Officers of the
club were elected for ,the ensuing year
as follows: President. H. C McClure;
vice president, W. J. Miles; secretary
treasurer. A. C. Woods; sergeant at
arms, D. R. W^ldon.
SUES TO RECOVER SHARES
IN A MINING COMPANY
Application for Transfer Re-
jected by Directors
OAKLAND, April 20.— Suit for th»
recovery, of 1Q.337 shares of stock of
the Original Amador mining company
«vas brought today by A. I. Alc-Sorley
against John B. ilann. C. L. Strum anti
G. W. Caldwell, the ofßiers of that
company. McSorley says that the stock
was Issued to him regularly, but that
when he wanted to transfer it to Henry
Schraz the company officers r*>fu?v.-d to
make the conveyance on the!r books,
alleging that there was a cloud on his
title. -.-: j.r \u25a0;\u25a0.;":
BOY DIES OF RABIES— E! Paso. April 20.—
. Warren Blakelor. ased &. died today In ter
"rible apony as the result of havinjr Wea hitt<»ti
•on the lip a month ajro by a pet dos. Dectqra
pronounced it rahle*.
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