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EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO
JUDGE GIVES PRIZES
AT HAYWARD SHOW
Poultry and Pigeons Attract
Many Visitors to Celebration
of Independence
IIAYWARD, July 3. — Poultry fanciers
and chicken ranchers from all parts of
California were among today's visitors
\u25a0t the poultry and pigeon show, which
;« r,ne of the features of Hayward's
"oiirtli of July celebration. The an
io;m<;en!«*nt o* the prize winners
iroused gseat interest in the display of
;:!oy birds, which includes fowls of
'utionaJ prominence.
Though It is difficult to estimate the
«.wd that came to Hayward. it is be
< ved that the total was 16,000. of
iiich one-third gathered in Laurel
rove park to attend the annual picnic
Piedmont parlor. Native Sons of the
• iden West. Delegations from all the
Mlors of Oakland, Berkeley and Ala
ieda participated in the games and
•ntests and lisfened to the music pro
idfd by the various bands that accom
:'nied the organizations.
:i:kreshjiexts for all
Xo epeoial program was presented to
oay, with the exception of a sacred
oncert in the afternoon and the ilium
iiiatlon of the streets in the evening.
As a result of the simple provision
ii : ade by the committee in charge of the
celebration, every one was served with
refreshments who desired. For the
women and children seats were placed
along the streets and the churches were
thrown open to those who were weary.
An emergency hospital was also pro
vided for any who might be injured.
Preparations have been completed for
tomorrow's celebration. The program \
will open with a sunrise salute to the \u25a0
flag, and at 10 o'clock literary exercises ;
will be held at the Hayward grammar
school grounds. The big parade, three
miles long, in which 3,000 will march
with scores of handsome floats, will
start at 11 o'clock. The San Leandro
division will Include a living flag, j
formed by 169 girls. In the afternoon
there will be games and races, and the
evening's program includes a grand
fireworks display and a madri gras j
open air dance.
POI'LTRY SHOW AWARDS
The interest of the celebration cen
ters in the poultry show, which is one
\u25a0 of the best held in the county In some
years. W. F. Barrar of San Jose an
nounced the following awards:
Largest display. W. W. Ilirseh.
Best display. W. IF. Hirsch.
Best pen. Airs. I>. A. Robertson. ;
B«»Bt male. Mrs. D. A. Robertson.
Beet female. >f. Vaughn.
BfFt display American class. James Stansfield.
Best display Asiatic clhcf. C. E. Koss.
Best display Meditprranpan olass, M. Vaughn.
Best display English class, Mrs. W. S. Sulli
»*n.
Best display in Polish class, Mrs. D. A. Rob
rrtton.
Best display French class, Mrs. Emma F. Beid,
San Jose.
Best display oriental pmnes. Richard Keating,
Palo Alto.
Best display ornamental bantams, Mrs. W. C.
Eoften.
Best display turkpyg. C. Kamajre, Hayward.
lifst display of ducks. W. W. Hirsch.
Best display of ge*-s<\ \\*. w. Hirsch.
American class — White Wyandottes— Mrs. C.
Buergermeister. third cock, first and third hen.
James Stanfiold. Fruitvale. first and second
co<:k. second hf-n. flrst and wcond pullet.
Barred Plymouth Tf>cks — Moore & Mann, San
Jose, all awards.
Wiiite Plymouth r"ckf; — Mrs. P. A. Robertson,
frian Jose, firrr j>en, first, second and third cock.
first and third hen; J\. Vaughn, Fruit vale, second
ten.
R. S. <". 11. 1., red— All awards to W. W.
Hirsch. IrTinjrton.
E- K. Healy. first cock.
S. L. Wyandottes — Jatne* KtansSeld, Fruitvale,
firFt pen, first aud third ben. first and second
pullet.
\V. W. Ilirsch, IrVinpton. third hen.
Golden XVyft!id<>ttei«— Janiex Stansfield, Fruit-
Tflle. firnt, second and third hea.
Black Wwandottes— Jamen Stansfield, ftuit
va!». first, second and third hen.
Buff Wyandottep — James Stansfield, first cock. |
first eecoud aiid third hen and first and second !
liullet. I
S. P. Wyandottes — Mrs. fiecrtre Grindell. Hay- |
ward, firrt cock, first, second and third lien. !
Columbian Wyandottes — Jamea stansfield. all
• evards.
Buff Orpingtons— W. S. Sulliran, Agnews, all
cwards.
White Orpingtons — V\'. H. Inpram, Fruit Tale.
Crtt pen, first cockerel, first hen and first pullet,
• fecfind cockerel, second and third pullet.
Mra. Ellen Jacque. Fruit Tale. second i»cn, first
cork, first and second hen.
Buff Cochins — C. 'B. Ross, Elmhurst, all
• nardf.
White Langshans — C. E. Itosa, all awards.
Black Laiigfehans— C. E. Ross, all awards.
Single comb wiiite Leghorn— J. I. Rogers, Ala
ra*da, all awards.
F. C. Mack Mluorcas— M. Vanghn, Fruitvale,
first pen, first and second hen.
H. E. X ampler, ilrs-t und sccoad cock and third
tscn.
lioudans — Mrs. Emma F. Reid, San Jose, "all
awards.
W. C. black Polish — Mrs. F. E. Robertson, San
Jo^o. nil awards.
Buff Cochin bantams — W. W. Hirsch, Irring
ton. all awards.
Black C«chia bentams — W. W. Hirsch, Irring
ton. all award*.
White tall bla'-k Japanese ban tains — Mr«. W.
C Bojen. Carnpbel*. oil awards.
Rose comb black bantams-^Mrs. W. C- Bogen,
«1! awards.
P<kin ducks— W. W. Hirsch, old drake, first
arid second young <".rake. flrgt »nd 6ccond old
duck, firn and second young drake.
Ellsworth Eilwood, Hayward, second old drake,
second old due!;.
Buff ducks— Mrs. M. Plaw, Fniltrale, all
swards. «.. i
White China geese — W. W. Hlrsch. all awards.
<irav Af rtcaa geese— VT. W. Hirsch-, all
B^«r4*v • -
Toulouse geese — W. W. Hirsch. all awards.
Pearl Guineas— VT. W. Hirsch, all award*.
AWARDS FOR PIGEONS
H. F. \Vhitman of Alameda has an
nounced the following pigeon awards:
Clue runt hen — Al Wood, Oakland. 1 and 2:
i 'v- ruut cocks, 1 and 2; Eilrer runt bens. 1
•nd 2.
White runt ijen — Dr. W. O. Smythe, Oakland,
f. hru and 1 aiui 2 cork.
Red runt ben— Dr. Smythe, 1 and 2.
Black hen oock— M. U Culver, Oakland, 1.
Black ben— Mrs. Mary E. Bruenn, 1 and 2.
Blue coeli— J. 11. Crow , Oakland, 1.
A. O. C. cock — I>r. W. O. Smythe, 1.
Black Ei:?lish powder hen — Dr. W. O. Smytbe.
1 : J. H. Crow. 2.
Ited Eaßllsh powder ben — J. H. Crow, 1.
Black Ltofcilsh powder cock — J. H. Crow. 1;
I»r. IV. O. &oythe, 2. -\u25a0 -
A. O. C. pygmy powder cock — J. R. Brook,
Oaklar.4, 1: Xbomas Nuttall, 1; \V. T. Frost.
<j»klanri. second cock and first Lcn; Thomas J.ut
tali, second lien.
Black Jncobins. cocts —^Tboma* R. Quaile. Oak-
Jan-J, 1; Thomas Nsttall. Eecoud cock, first hen.
Rf.l mid yellow" Jaeobias — Thomas R. Quaile,
all awards.
White Jacobins, cocks — Thojpas Qnatle. 1;
Mrs. Mary E. JSruenn, 3; J. R. Brook, second
euck and first ben.
A. o. C. Jacoblcs — Thoxnas Quaile, all swards.
. Modcna— E. A. Murray, Sacramento, all
awards.
White Maltese hen— William T. Frost. 1.
Black Dragon cock— F. M. Washburn, Sacra
mento. 1.
Yellow and Bluebeard Dragon — J. 'R» Brook
Oakland, nil awards. *
Sterlings — J. It. Brook, all awards. .iv
Mottk-d md white Englisa Trumpeters — J. R.
Brook, all nwards.
. IHaik aud yellow magpie— M. P. Qnaile, all
swards.
Yellow tumblers— F. M. Wasbburn, Sacra
n:ento. all swards.
Stiver English owl. ben— F. M. Wasbborn, 1.
Silver Cbloesc owl/ oock— M. P. Quaile. 1.
White African owl — Byron Quaile. all awards
Ucrt nan— Mrs. Mary E: Braenn. all awards. .
A. O. C. English carrier . ken — F. M. Wash
turn. I. \u0084 -. \u25a0 '
Plcc pigeon— Dr. W. O. Stnytl*e, nil awards.
Specir.is— M. L. Culver, best pigeon in the
show. cup. ' - ' •. ' ' - .' ;/.
Befct fancT pigeon in the >Uow— Tbbtnas R
Quaile. Ooklaod. cup. .«\u25a0 -.. J> . -'\u25a0"" -
Baltimore Canyon. Larkspur, and Bal
timore Park, midway between Larkspur
and Corte Madera, Marin county; state
ly redwood trees and other forest
growth on every lot All improvements.
Ideal for now; O. K. for all year resi
dence. Just the spot for vacation or
permanent; homes. W. L. Courtright,
s:ift Market street, or Baltimore sta
tion. \u25a0 "* : ' v .: . •
Florence Gay lord,
One of Hostesses
At Sorority Dance
SORORITY GIVES
MIDSUMMER DANCE
Delta Gamma Girls Set a New
Campus Precedent by Vaca-
tion Social Affair
BERKELEY, July 3. — The women of
the Delta Gamma sorority of the uni
versity set a new precedent last night
by giving a midsummer dance in their
club house in Euclid avenue. North
Berkeley.
A sorority dance in the vacation time
is a novelty, and university circles
have not known one for several years.
A "score of girls who are attending
the summer session were hostesses of
the affair, which was attended by the
I exclusive college seL. : .
, Among the women of the Delta Gam
ma are:
Antoinette Mlklau jAda Tietjen
Florence Gaylonl I'auline Baldwin
Anna McClandlsh HMitb I'orter •
Nellie Smith Caro Simonson
Chrypsa Fras<>r :,eila Lawrence
Ethel Davenport Dorothy Flndlay
Grace Hunter . Bessie Goodwin
HEAVY WIND PREVENTS
AEROPLANE TRYOUTS
Oakland Aviators Are Balked by
Bay Breezes
OAKLAND, .July 3. — A large crowd
assembled to view the aviation trials,
which were to have taken place today
under the auspices of the California
aero club, was disappointed. The win/1
blowing over [th« Emeryville race
course, where the flights .were to have
been made, made it impossible for
either the Curtis aeroplane of Fred
Johnson, who flew some months ago
at Alameda, or the two" hot air bal
loons on the grounds to make an ab
sent. \u0084
Repeated trials were made to fill the
balloons. Captain A. P. Van Tassell of
the club and several other bay region
aeronauts attempting to get the appar
atus into shape. As fast as hot air was
fed to the big balloon from the gen
erator it was blown away by the stiff
breeze, until finally H. A. Risner. man
ager of the California aero club, and
Charles Vosmer, where were backing
the scheme, anounced that the trials
would be postponed. Tomorrow, if the
winds permit, another attempt to make
the flights will take place.
"In a wind like this," said Risner, "it
would only be folly to take out the
aeroplane, and the balloons can not be
lilled. If arrangements can be made
with the management of the track we
will hold an aviation meet later in the
week and if the wind changes we will
make our trials tomorrow."
BARYTONE SINGS AT
HALF HOUR OF MUSIC
Robert H. Thomas Is Heard at
Greek Theater Concert
BERKELEY, July 3.— Encore after
encore greeted Robert H." Thomas, the
Oakland barytone, who rendered one of
the- most successful half hour of music
programs ever heard at the Greek the
ater this afternoon.- Thomas, who is
well known as a soloist in Oakland
churches, chose his program from sev
eral old English songs and a few of the
modern classics and' was accompanied
by Vincent de A rrellaga, pianist. "
Especial success was achieved by the
singer in his song "A Jolly Old Cava
lier/ one of the older English ballads,
and his rendition of "Thora," a compo
sition of Stephen Adams. . I>e Arrellaga
rendered two piano solos in addition to
accompanying the singer. . The pro
gram was as follows: '
"Honor and Arms" (Handel), -"The
Publican" (Van de Water), dedication
song (Robert Frayne), -"The Birth of
Morn" - (F. Leoni). "Thora" (Stephen
Adams), "Finlander," piano solo (Sa
belwius), "Grayula," .Spanish dance for
piano (Arrellaga), "A Jolly. Old Cava
lier" (J. Airlex Dix), Toreador song
from "Carmen" (Bizet) and "My Own
United States" (Julian Edwards).
EPWORTH LEAGUERS
CLOSE CONVENTION
Officers Installed at Last Ses-
sion of Conclave
BERKELEY. July • 3.— The closing
session 'of- the' Epworth league state
convention was .held, at .the' Epworth
Methodist Episcopal church today. The
installation of the officers 'elected by
tho convention yesterday was the
principal business.
The sermon of the day. wag delivered
by Rev. R. P. Howell, pastor of.Trin
ity Methodist Episcopal church; of Los
Angeles, who spoke . of the future of
the organization. . Vocal selections
were 'rendered by Miss Olive .Mqrrlsh,
soprano, and R. F.Romanus, tenor. 1
At the Sunday school exercises, which
formed a part of the program. Prof.
XV. B. Herms,' president- elect of ; the
league., and Judge :\V. H. Waste ad
dressed the children. : • •>\u25a0•;;: . .
A Lord's supper celebration was- the
principal event at to"day's>services of
the North. Berkeley /Congregational
church. Rev. Charles' Patterson," pas
tor of the "church; \spoke; on V*'Seeklnßf
the Superficial' at the End. of the Fund
amental." j Special"- rhuSic was 'rendered.'
' THE 8^ I FRANGISGq .4, 191 D:
BURGLARS INVADE
A BANK BUILDING
Office Doors Are Opened With
Jimmies and Money and!
Stamps Stolen
.OAKLAND, July 3. — The police began
a hunt this morning for burglars who
robbed offices -in two business buildings
on Broadway last night. The detectives
detailed on the cases have found watch
men who saw two mysterious, men
prowling in the vicinity di Thirteenth
street and Broadway and who fled
when about to be approached., .' ; . \u25a0
-^Working with; jimmies, the thieves
broke . into Thomas Prather's office,
room 510. Union Savings Bank building,
but got nothing for their pains. Prather
is a capitalist. In the same building at
Thirteenth street and Broadway the
crooks broke the lock of W..A. Warm's
ofnee door, and rifled the safe. They
got $15 and postage stamps.
Then-Ramey •& Co.'s office In the Mac
donough building. Fourteenth street
and Broadway, was entered, and $22 in
money and stamps - was stolen. \u25a0.Un
successful attempts were made to enter
other offices in both-- buildings. As a
closing- exploit - the thieves carried
away from the Union . Savings Bank
building an automobile robe belonging
to C. A. Rudolph, vice president of the
institution.. . .
Two burglaries in Twenty-third.ave
nue were reported. Mrs.^Mary Gomez,
Rowe hotel. Twenty-third avenue and
East Fourteenth street, complained' of
the theft of a watch and- chain! worth
525 from her room. From L. Chandler's
store at 1100 Twenty-third avenue,
merchandise worth $10 was taken.
Mrs. S. C." Hines, 4072 East Four
teenth street, reported the theft of a
pair of cuff links; and E. Dahi; 478
Eighth street, made known the loss of
a moving picture machine lens, valuod
at $25.
FRATERNAL ORDERS AT
PATRIOTIC EXERCISES
Services Conducted at First
Methodist Church
ALAMEDA, July' 3.— Patriotic exer
cises in commemoration of .Independ
ence day were held in. the First Metho
dist Episcopal church this evening. Ir;
response to jnvitations extended by the
pastor, Rev. Wi lisle M. Martin, the Elks
and other fraternal societies were rep
resented at the exercises, as were the
Grand Army, company G of the Na
tional Guard. Spanish-American war
veterans, and the heads of the several
departments of the municipal govern
ment.
Vocal solos were given by Miss Fern
Frost, Arthur Iveydeeker, William H.
Eastman, Mrs. Mayme Jackson Catch
ing: and Miss Evangeline Sale. The
sermon was by Doctor Martin, his sub
ject being- "Sane Patriotism."
At the morning services in the First
Methodist Episcopal church a sermon
on "The Passing and Permanent Ele
ments of the Bible" was delivered by
Rev. Leslie Burwell, pastor of the First
M. E. church of Reno. "\u25a0.- \u25a0 .'; .I-
There is to be a flag raiding tomor
row morning at 10 o'clock Jori. the lawn
In front of the new, building 'of the
Elks. Joe Hooker Post, G. A.R., has
accepted the Invitation of. the Elks' to
conduct the exercises. An address is
to be delivered by Chaplain W. H.
Scott, U. S. A., retired.
NATIVES OF WALES TO
HOLD ANNUAL REUNION
Hundreds From Bay Cities Will
Gather at Piedmont
OAKLAND, July^.3.— The annual re
iinioti and' picnic of the Welsh resi
dents of the bay cities will take place
at Piedmont park tomorrow. As upon
former occasions, the feature of the
day's program will be athletic events
and musical entertainments. Prizes will
be awarded to those who carry off the
honors in athletic competitions.
Baseball and football contests will- be
the features of the morning's program.
In the afternoon there will be handicap
races, egg and spoon races for women,
a pillow on pole contest for men, a
three legged race for all, a-wheelbar
row race for men alone, and other
events open to everybody.*:.'- •' : "
The committee on arrangements in
cludes G. R. Williams, Robert Davies,
David Hughes and S. J.- Jones. The
committee on reception will consist- of
Morgan Williams, Richard Jones, Hugh
Davies, Samuel Lewis, all of Oakland,
and James H. Smith, Hugh J. Lloyd,
Frank Davies. P. L. Roberts and'R. T.
Barry of San Francisco. > >
The celebration and picnickers will
be in charge of the following officers
of the day: Conductor, D. I. Hughe?-;
president, Jeremiah Watts; orators^—
Rev. Doctor Griffiths. Rev. Joseph Dan
iels and Rev. W. S. Williams of Search
light, Nev. , ' ~ . _
COLLEGE PROFESSOR
TO RETURN FROM TRIP
Carl Plehn Expected From Ger-
many in Few Weeks
BERKELEY July 3. — Word" received
from Prof. Carl Plehn of the commerce
department of the University of Cali
fornia, who, withhisfamily, is-.spend
ing a vacation in Germany, announces
that the educator plans to leave for
this country -within a' few weeks 'and
will arrive in Berkeley before the. fall
semester of college opens. Professor
Plehn has, while in Cfermany,'" made an
extensive study ' of | German i commerce
and business methods, and J wili: prob
ably deliver several lectures on the
results of his investig-ations-after'the
opening of hisclasses.
WHEELMAN ARRESTED
AS LARCENY SUSPECT
Policeman Recognizes Stolen
Wh ee 1 and Ca p tu res R id e r
OAKLAND, July; 3— Carl Bartosch.lG
years of age. .was' arrested ; this after
nqon by Patrolman Brock .at East
Eleventhi.street and ;Thirteehth avenue
on suspicion i "of a pettyMarceny.^'He
was .riding a bicyclcwhich'theipoilc'e
man identified from its 'numberasTone
which had been '- reported to the 'police
as' stolen. Bartosch. was. .booked \ for
petty larceny, and will be held pending
the filing of \u25a0 a complaint, or the dis
missal of. his case. *' ; . ' -: '
CITY LA WTO REGULATE
SPEED OF MOTORCYCLES
Oakland and 'Enact
;^vi Similar .Ordinances >; V
.._-\u25a0- ,- \u25a0- -.-. \u25a0- \u25a0. ..-,,, .-.•\u25a0. .., •- .-.\u25a0 . -.. . \u25a0
ALAMEDA, July S.^— The; city council
is to co-operate with the" Oakland coun
cil Vby. "enacting an ordinance vforMthe
reKulatlon?(of /motorcycles;'; Alt -will 'be
similar* to 'an- ordinance 'that the « Oak;
land v council- has';under *, consideration*
Fight Bulletins to Be
Display ed at Call's
Alameda Co. Offices
OAKLA2VD, July 3.— Bulletins
direct from the rlneslde at Reno,
carrying: the details of the tight
as it . progresses, will , be. dis
played, tomorrow afternoon at
the Oakland office of . The Call,
408 Eleventh street, In the Bacon
block. - \ "
' Direct connctiou -will also be
lu'udc with: The .Call's branch.of
,'flfe, 1435 Park .street, Alameda?
for the benefit of Alaraeda flgrht
fans, vrherethe same service will
be siren.
The Call'N rinsslde bulletins of
; the fljclit -will also be displayed
from 2130 Center street, Berke
ley, in , the same detail. - ..-\u25a0
Arrniißrnient!! for handling the
flßlit new* have been perfected so
•thnt cverr incident, will he
'swiftly noted aud sent to The
Call's various publicity stations.
IVcvi's will bcgrln to "come, it . Is
expected,' soon after noon. Am
ple--' provisions have been made
for rapidly receiving and posting
the meHsagr *, which will tell the
; story, of the*^ "contest. '
PLEASANTON WANTS
A NATIONAL BANK
Local and Allied Capitalists Ap=
ply to Comptroller of Treas=
ury for Charter.
PLEASANTOX, July 2.— Application
for a national bank charter has been
made to- the comptroller of the treas
ury at Washington by local and other
capitalists.
Negotiations for the investment nec
essary to start an institution, to be
known as a Pleasanton national bank,
have been going on for several days.
Claude Smallwood of Berkeley', con
nected with a bank in the college
town, was one of the first movers, to
ward establishing the new bank. As
sociated with him will be Peter Oxsen
of Santa Rita. George Johnson and Ed
ward Gunn of Pleasanton, and several
others.'
The bank probably will be located at
the corner Rose avenue and Main
street." The capital stock will, be
$25,000. - * '.••' .-\u25a0.\u25a0''-. -,•\u25a0
OPPORTUNITIES LOST BY
AMERICAN EXPORTERS
Manufacturers* Fail to Supply
Goods Demanded
Consul General Frank Dillingham of
Coburg forwards the following article
from the Bulletin of the American As
ciation of Commerce and Trade of Ber
lin, and written *by the secretary '"of
that body: '\u25a0' i • . •
"The writer when lately at the Leip
zig fair was besieged with complaints
concerning the failure of American
firms to deliver and their great reluc
tance to acquiesce in the recommenda
tions of thtrr representatives to manu
facture certain lines and patterns of
goods adapted to the German wants.
The first complaint is one of long
standing and is owing to the reluc
tance on : the part of American firms
wishing trade with- Germany, and in
deed export trade in general, to or
ganize their export department on a
scientific basis and to give up the dump
ing system. Until this is done' the
American export trade \u25a0will not attain
a healthy growth, but be subject to the
capriciousness of heads of firms. «
"Either a firm should take up the ex
port trade systematically and devote a
certain- amount of the yearly output to
such trade, or it should be dropped al
together. "*
\u25a0 "A western automobile company told
the writer when at their factory that
if they felt able to- devote 1,000 ma
chines a year to the German trade they
would go into it, otherwise they would
keep out. of it; a very honest avowal.
. "Regarding i the second complaint,
there is scarcely any class of American
goods, possibly w.ith the exception of
boots and shoes, which can not well un
dergo some alteration to suit the taste
of German buyers,. The Germans, do
this and meet with success. For in
stance, the Germans are used to deep
glass butter dishes and will use no
others. A certain American firm lately
informed its representative that ; the*
shallow -ones were the only ones they
made. This is.-xmly one of a hundred
cases where American exporters fail to
respect the demands of buyers.
' "The writer would call" attention to
the growing importance of .'the Leipzig
fairs;: They offer the very best opporr
tunity for showing goods'and distribut
ing samples. Most\American- firms seem
to regard the-Leipzig fairs as a negli
gible quantity." ".• : ... \u25a0
RELIGIOUS LEADER AND
MERCHANT SUCCUMB
Benjamin C. Tower Passes
Away at Oakland Home
[Special Dispatch to. The Call]
OAKLAND, *' July . 0.-r-Benjamin' C.
Tower, 78 years old, once ; a promi
nent" merchant and. raligious leader of
.this city/, died today at ; the r home of
his -daughter, Mrs. John G. Hoyt, 407
Fairmont avenue. Hei had been retired
for some time from his last business,
which was real estate.
Tower was born in New York, and
before" he came* to- Oakland, : 35 years
ago, was- engaged business at
Brooklyn, N. .Y. . After ; hjs arrival
here he was for several years, partner
in the .firm of Stevenson &. Co.', crock
ery.- dealers : in ; Broadway / near | Four
teenth street. ..At the, same, time he
was prominent in the First Baptist
church, holding for "a few years the
superlntendency of the First Baptist
church ..Sunday" . school, ..a :[: [ position
which he resumed; for a short term
recently. .Tower was \u25a0 also -.noted: lo
cally as the organizer 'and head /of
a" mission-school in Sixth street near
Broadway, : which was - successfully
carried* on J by. him \u25a0 f or . many years-
He left a. widow, Mrs. Elizabeth A.
Tower, i and •'"\u25a0 a '-daughter, Mrs.', Hoyt,
wife" of 'a*'; San /Francisco 'businessman.
; iThe funeral .-will be held TVeJnes
day from the. Hoyt' home, Rev. C. ri M. ;
Hill officiating." '; , •
. On. an average each resident of Ber-
HnMs said to spendone eleventh of his
income on /intoxicating 'drink.V ;,; ;-\u25a0
Baltimore
, • vHave v you ."seen -'Baltimore Canyon;
midway '.between tLarkspur and. Corte
Madera, \u25a0". liar ln v county If- Yes or i no-r—
come 'and learn how- to see < it from. an-;
other -:A'iewpointl - Any agent: Balti-^
more? station. . \u25a0 , . : < . ; * '
CHARTER ELECTION
TO BE WEDNESDAY
Progressive Ticket Adherents
Make Fight to Capture En»
tire Freeholders' Board
OAKLAND, July 3.— Fifteen freehold
ers, who will draft a new charter for
this, city, will be chosen by ballot next
Wednesday, -C, when the long !
heralded charter election will be held. J
As at .the primaries toward the close f
of last: month the fight will be. between
the citizens'? progressive ticket candi
dates and the charter convention can
didates. '\u0084''...'
In the primary- the progressive ticket i
won all :: but two 'of the republican :
nominations.' Thepe two -places were !t! t
taken by R. H. Chamberlain and W. A.J
Dow. of tlie charter convention ticket,:
and against these two men will the 1
union forces and other ."pro- \u25a0
grresslve" -allies make their fight. They,
hope, to elect .two democrats, John J.
McDonala and Dennis S. McCarthy, who
were . progressive- candidates at the I
primaries and who won democratic !
nominations. , \u25a0 , j
Chamberlain! is the only, charter con- !
vention. candidate with both democratic'
and republican nominations.. The dem- 1
ocratlc ballots will appear to be a !
charter convention list, but on that |
ticket are several candidates who' are j
allied with the progressive forces as |
candidates. They were opposed by!
neither faction. !
There will be 24 names put before j
the voters. The progressives hold that;
the' republican ticket will be easily!
victorious, with the possible exceptions j
of Dow and Chamberlain, the charter [
conventionites. For the reason that the
fight is not between republicans .and
democrats primarily, but between two
factions, the progressives are making
the harder fight against Dow and
Chamberlain, with McCarthy .and Mc-
Donald as the desired democrats.
The union labor and administration
interests seek to elect a freeholders' .
board that will be harmonious, and
McDonald and McCarthy have declared
their principles in accordance with
those of the other progressive, candi
dates. On this score of harmony in the
board the: progressives ace opposing
Dow and. Chamberlain.
GERMAN MUNICIPALITIES
TO HAVE CENTRAL BANK
Will Greatly Facilitate Sale of
Their Bonds
The proposed plan for a municipal
bank on. a large scale in Germany
is explained by Consul General Richard
GUenther of Frankfort:
The want of such an Institution- to
provide for the money requirements of
the'various provincial, county and dis
trict, city, town and community govern
ments has long been felt in Germany,
where these public corporations appear
continuously, in the home money-mar
kets with bond issues for modern im
provements (electric works for light
ing, traction and supplying motive
power to industrial establishments,, gas,
water and drainage works, school
houses, exposition halls, hospitals and
other buildings for public use, apart
ment 'dwellings for officials and the
working classes, etc.). Municipal loans
have not met as favorable a reception
as the loans of mortgage banks, of
the federal and state governments, and
of financial and industrial joint stock
companies, which latter generally pay
a higher interest rate. ;
At the end of 1906 there were 222
German municipal corporations having
outstanding bonds of various issues, in
terest rates and redemption periods.
Most of these bonds have a limited
market; there is no lively business In
them and their prices are not frequently
quoted, hence their valuation is not
as good as that of other classes of
bonds in which there are daily transac
tions'in: all the German, and some even
in foreign money markets.
The projected central municipal
bank is to issue its own bonds (se
cured by the bonds of the individual
municipal corporations), which will be
listed, on all the German bourses, and
especially, will find Investment places In
the money, markets of European coun
tries (Netherlands. Belgium, Switzerland
France. and England). The combined
indebtedness of German communities
and municipalities (having a popula
tion of over 10,000) was in the year 1881
but 772,000,000 marks (mark, 23.8
cents), in 1907 It. amounted to 5,296,
000,000 marks, and since then has In
creased ;by several hundred millions.
At present these hundreds of corpora
tions compete with each other in the
financial market, and labor under seri
ous disadvantages. x When Unified In
one central and. well known institu
tion,' they can obtain funds promptly
and at a more favorable rate of interest
than heretofore, because the bonds is
sued' by" the great central municipal
bank will command a higher price and
find ready. disposal any day of and in all
German money-markets, besides hav
ing fair, prospects. of coming in demand
by foreign investors.,
- A working capital of 25,000,000 marks
is deemed sufficient to start the new
municipal bank. . ' .•..—- .
AMERICAN TIN CANS
A BOON TO MALAYSIANS
Utensils Are Devoted to Mani-
fold Uses by Natives
. The usefulness' of,tin, cans in Malay
sia after they -have been emptied of
American , prepared products is de
scribed by Consul General James T. Dv
Bois' of Singapore: v .
I The Malay peninsula' produces about
•65 percent of the total, output of tin
in the, world, which amounts to nearly
sS.ooo;tons, ' valued ; .at $41, 000.000; of
this the United States consumes about
'one-fourtlv,The amount of this tin that
comes back: to. the Malay peninsula in
the form of tin cans is interesting. Of
the approximately $2,000,000 worth of
goods shipped from the United States
to this- region; about $800,000 of it
comes in- tin cans of all varieties. It
requires 1,300,000 one gallon tin cans
to bring the petroleum, and the pur
poses for which these cans are used
after the oil has been consumed is
varied and peculiar. . . -
j - Thousands of -the cans are used as
water buckets. /The' interior of a
Malay, Tamil,' or Chinese home contains
AnVerican-: tin", cans of all sizes and
shapes, ; put , to - some useful - purpose.
Sieves are made by puncturing holes.
Thousands of dust pans are make from
the cans'by remoying'one side; curving
two sides and attaching a large wooden
handles- 'Baking -and' cooking utensils
of > air kinds manu
factured and may be seen in thousands
of homes. ; \u25a0. For. storing articles of food
against;ant onslaughts the tin. can is a
blessing.- v :\u25a0•'"'\u25a0'. "V;" 1 ; .
Hundreds of .men are engaged in
manufacturing; from tin cans ; funnels,
pepper.iand', salt- casters,>cocoanuf; and
nutmeg^ graters,., lamps, , biscuit - tins,"
tea* an<j, coffee- pots,- ladles,. mugs, cake
patties,; Chinese ;pipes,'oil' pumps,' money
boxes and '• the • framework; 1 for? false
teeth.*; JSo {necessary .has the American*
tin {become .t o vthese jpeople.'that \u25a0to-be
deprived lot its 'manifold uses -would
t real- hardship/--
Eugenio Battain,
Who Will Sing at
Amusement Park
IDORA CONCERTS
TO BE PATRIOTIC
Thaviu's Band and Novel Free
Entertainments Are Inde
pendence Day Features
Patriotic music will be played by
Thaviu's band ait both concerts at Idora
park in Oakland today. .The manage
ment has arranged a number of genuine
surprises for its patrons this afternoon
and evening:, in the form of novel free
entertainments.
The usual large Sunday throng of
music lovera took possession of the
park yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed
the two band concerts and other forms
of amusement. The usual Indoor sym
phony concert will be given tomorrow
afternoon in the theater. The sym
phonies* have become so popular that
seats always are at a premium. No
admission is charged to the theater.
Following is the program for the
symphony concert:
OTPrture. "Edsmonf BectboTen
B flat "Concert Waltz" Durand
Cornet cola, ••InflaminatH.V (from "Stabat
- Mater") Rossini
"I>ance of the Serpents" BuccaUerl
"Second Hungarian Rhapsody" .....Liszt
(Br request.)
Barytone solo Selected
Herr Max Bin?.
"Three Dances" (from "Henry Vlll").. Gorman
Soprano nolo Selected
Miss Anna Woodward;
Symphony march, "Slave" Tscha!ko\rsk!
(By request.)
\u25a0 \u25a0 The event of the week In the skat
inpr rink will be the masquerade carni
val on Wednesday evening. Prizes will
be awarded the best characters. No
extra' charge will be made for skaters
and spectators will be admitted free.
Costumes and masks may be rented
at the rink.
After Weber's band, -which comes
July 7, will follow the Bevans grand
opera company, with Eugen Battain;
tenor.
FOURTEENTH STREET %
PROPERTY IS SOLD
Realty Bonds and Finance Com-
pany Closes Deal
OAKLAND, July 3. — An important
sale of real estate has been reported
by the Realty, bonds and finance com
pany in the transfer of the Improved
property at the northeast corner of
Fourteenth ana Castro streets. The lot
fronts 70 feet In Fourteenth street
and is 103 feet deep. The owner was
O. E, llotle and the selling price was
?30.000 upward.
For the present the purchaser's name
is with held. On the lot is an old
dwelling-, ''-winch, it is understood, will
be torn down and will be .replaced by
a modern apartment house.
This sale is one of several recent
deals that havo been closed in Four
teenth street holdings, which mark the
development of no. little Interest In
realty circles in property in that street.
LAD WITH TOY PISTOL
BAGS FIRST VICTIM
OAKLAND. July 3.— Ronald McDon
ald, 10 years old, was the first fourth
of July victim, in this city. ll© was
slightly- wounded in the right hip this
afternoon by an unidentified .'boy of
about his years, who fired a toy blank
cartridge pistol at him. A wad pene
trated the flesh. After treatment at
the receiving hospital the boy was
taken home. The accident occurred In
front of the McDonald home at 967
Third avenue. ...
' A LINIMENT FOR EXTERNAL USE.
Cheerfulness and a bright disposition during the months before
baby comes, are among the greatest blessings a mother can bestow
upon the little life about to begin. Her happiness and physical com-
fort will largely govern. the proper development of the health and
nature of the child. Mother's Friend contributes much to the moth
er's happiness and health by the relief and mental comfort it affords"
It r is a liniment, composed of penetrating oils and medicines which
lubricate the muscles and- tendons of the body, soothe the swollen
mammary glands, cause a gradual expansion of the skin ard ti-su^
and aid in the relief of nausea." The. regular use of Mother's Friend
greatly lessens the pain arid danger when baby^ comes, and assureVa \
quick and natural recovery for the mother. Mother's Friend i* *JiA *\u25a0
at drug stores.
mothers. THE BRADFIELD CO., ATLANTA &£
CHILDREN WILL
CELEBRATE 4TH
Playground Commission Plans
Patriotic Exercises and Games
Today for Youngsters
OAKLAND. July 3-— The opening of
the new field house at Bushrod park,
the largest of the municipal play
grounds, will be the feature of the
fourth of July celebration tomorrow
by the school children under the direc
tion of the playground commlsisoners.
President A. S. Macdonald of the com
mission will deliver a five minute ded
icatory address at the exercises, and
part of the program will be, a baseball
<*ame between the Bushrod and Ala
meda playground teams, a bail game
for the girl* of the playground, music
by the children and an afternoon or
sports. " — : :'
The first public exhibition by the
boys of Company A of the municipal
cadets will take place after the ad
dress by Macdonald. This . company
was organized recently., as: a "nucleus
for the cadet corps and the noncom
missioned officers named are J. McMa
hon. first sergeant: A. Anderson, duty
sergeant, and W. Tlsdale and E. Starr,
corporals.
Independence day exercises will be
held at all the municipal playgrounds.
At De Fremery park will be the dedi
cation of the flag pole presented by
Oakland chapter of the Daughters of
the American Revolution, of which
Mrs. Mary Kett is regent. Councilman
A. P. Stiefvater will speak and sports
will be held. '
A baseball game by boys and a girls
ball game will be played at the Gar
field school playground. The boys of
the Denlson club will drill, and there
will be music. There will be a con
cert In the afternoon at the Durant
school playground, and exercises at
the Tompkins and other schools where
playgrounds have been provided. ,
SKELETONS FOUND IN
A SMUGGLERS' CAVE
Excavators Discover Tannel
Leading to Secret Cavern ?^
An amazing discovery was made at
Grompton. near Annapolis Royal, N. S..
which has revived a score of half for
gotten traditions concerning smugglers
and pirates said to have flourished In
that neighborhood a century and more
ago. Excavation for a cellar was in
progress when the picks and shovel 3
of the workmen uncovered an openlngf
in a stone wall. The opening led in the
direction of the shore of Annapolis
basin, a large inlet from tho historic
Bay of Fundy, says the New York
Times. After considerable difficulty the
men cleared the entrance of debri3 and
found a tunnel some 12 feet wide and
8 feet high. The tunnel had the appear
ance of having been dug a great while
ago, its age belns shown by the condi
tion of the stone walls which line it
throughout.
After walking through the tunnel
more than 200 yards the workmen came
to a large door built of heavy oak and
fitted into an opening 1 which had been
cut out of the solid rock- The tunnel
and cavern in the cliff evidently .had
been used by the contraband traders
who have left behind the traditional
reputation of having carried on tho
most active industry of the Grompton
of a century ago.
Within the oaken door several Iron
pots were found and iron hoops -which
apparently had bound hogsheads lons
since crumbled to dust. In addition,
several old firearms were discovered,
among them a large and heavy sword
b'earlng the date 1798. .
A more startling discovery, however,
awaited the investigators when they
had removed the oaken door and
stepped out into the little sheltered
nook In the face of* the cliff. Reposing
in a corner were the remains of the
skeletons of three men. In all prob
ability they were the mute reminders!
of some tragedy of the old smuggling
days. A few gold pieces of Spanish
currency were found near the skeletons.
The bones were gathered up and
buried In the Grompton churchyard.
The effect of the discovery was In
stant and remarkable. Nearly every
man in Grompton abandoned his regu
lar work and began to digging for gold.
A score of old yarns about buried treas
ure have been remembered by all the
old men in the vicinity, and the ground
Is being torn up at a lively rate.
CROMWELL'S BURIAL
PLACE IS UNKNOWN
Two Churchyards Claim to Con-
.tain His Bones
Does Northborough church, near Pe
terborough, contain Cromwell's bones?
The oaly positive evidence to that ef
fect is that of the nurse who saw the
hearse containing them driven by night
through Huntingdon. not stopping
there, as she hoped and expected, but
taken further north, and also that of
the postboy, who said he was paid the
mileage fee to Northborough, says the
London Globe.
There is no indication of them hav
ing: gone so far north as Newbury ab
bey, . although a stone In the passage
there sayß: "Under this stone rest the
bones of Oliver Cromwell," etc.. and
the facts of Cromwell's widow going to
live there and being herself burled
there are in favor of the perststecV tra
dition in the parish that Cromwel\wa S
secretly buried there and another body
substituted for his on the night that it
lay at the Red Lion, Holborn. •\u25a0-
Across one of the main streets of
Cincinnati, and facing the celebrated
fountain square, hangs, in front of a
liquor, store a big wooden s!gr|, on
which is painted: "Let us send a gal
lon of our best whisky by express to
that dry town of yours."

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