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EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO
BROOKLYN LOODGE
PLANS STRUCTURE
Spanish Colonial Design to Be
Followed in Temple Facing
Fourteenth Street
OAKLAND. Aug. 2S.— After long
years of careful planning and patient
effort, the ambition of Brooklyn lodge
Xo. 2"5, Free and Accepted Masons, is
to be realized in the building of a Ma
sonic tempie. At a meeting held in
July, the lodse passed resolutions ap
proving t!ie formation of the Brooklyn
Masonic Temple association of Oakland
< inc*/vpi:>rated). the purchase of a site,
and the presentation of buildiug plans
by a committee. The approved plan
:in«j design of the new edifice is that
submitted by Architect John Davis
Hatch, whose drawings will be fol
lowed in the construction of the temple.
The site upon which the structure will
*>c erected is the southeast corner of
y:a.si Fourteenth street and Eighth
avenue.
The temple will be of the Spanish
colonial dosifrn, the feature of which
is to be massive simplicity. The walls
will be formed with broad unbroken
panels supported by wide buttresses
nnd iiankingr lowers. The largest of
\u25a0.ike towers will mark the main en
trance to the Icxlpe. The roofing 1 is to
be: of Spanish tile, and will be sup
ported on timbers and brackets. The
walls of the towers and the centers
of the panels will be finished with
rough cast pebble dashed cement, ac
centuated by troweled smooth connect
ing bands, base and moldings.
FOl n WINDOWS IN* WALLS
Except ior the ftore fronts there are
to be few windows in the walls, and
these will be divided into small lights
and glazed with amber glass so that
the effect of the plain wall surfaces
will be unbroken. The centers of the
panels will be ornamented with sym
bols €>f the order. The insignia over
the main doorway will be illuminated
by concealed lights.
The interior will be divided Into two
y floors, each of which will be fitted up
to' suit tlie requirements of the lodge
in . the most modern and elaborate
fashion. The first floor will comprise
three stores facing on Fourteenth
street, a stage and dressing- rooms at
the cast end. and a Social hall facing
on Eighth avenue, where the main en
trance to the floor wiil be. A pubiic
:-\u25a0 lobby with an auxiliary exit in the
. ba*e of the crest tower, will lead from
; the. entrance U the hall, and on either
side of the passage will be parlors.
.dressing rooms, and a large buffet con
: jiected directly with tlie social hall.
. Over the buffet and dressing rooms a
mezzanine story will be constructed
. with a gallery overlooking- the hall and
a stairway from the lobby and heating
and ventilating plant. A stairway will
; lead from the men's dressing rooms on
the east side directly to the lodgeroom
. floor.
rjODGEItOOM AXD OFFICES
: The northeast section of the second
floor will be taken up by the lodgerooni,
which will be finished in the doric or
der, with heavily beamed ceilings sup
ported on Howe trusses, and doric pi
lasters paneling the walls. There will
•lie. no windows In the room. It will
be illuminated by soundproof ceiling
and concealed electric lights. The
corner of the floor will com
prise the secretary's office, regalia
rooms and private passage to the main
reception hall. The induction aitd dress
ing rooms and the tiler's anteroom
will be at the west end of the lodge
room. A smoking room finished with
Learned ceilings and an open fireplace
will be at the west end, while on the
east side of the floor will be a ladies'
\u25a0colonial room in white and buff, with
cloak 'and dressing rooms ct the side.
W/>rk on the new temple will com
rcence in about two weeks, and it Is
«'xpect<M that the installation coremo
r.ies of the lodge will be held in its
new rjuarters during December. It i.=
contemplated that Elvesta chapter of
the Eastern Star. U. D.. recently or
ganized in East Oakland, will also oc
cupy <i'.;arters in the structure.
BEVAM POSTPONES
•LOVE TALES' OPERA
Initial Performance to Be Given
Wednesday at Idora Park
: GARLAND. Aug. 28.— Owing to the
Impossibility of getting the massive
pi-oduotion of "The Love Tales of Hoff
jnann" in rf-adiness the initial per
formance, scheduled for tonight by the
IJevani oprra company at Idora park,
has been postponed. The opening will
occur Wednesday evening, the house
remaining dark this. evening and Tues
day.
At the last moment it was found Im
possible to get the production in per
fect order, and rather than lower the
high standard previously set the Be
vanis decided to defer the opening until
Wednesday, leaving two days in which
to perfect the roles and scenic produc
tion.
• • ThoFe who have already bought seats
for Monday or Tuesday evenings can
exchange them at the box offices at
Idora park or, Sherman, Clay & Co.'s
Oakland or San Francisco stores for
performances later in the week. Money
will also be refunded if ticket holders
•do not desire an exchange.
. One of the biggest attractions now
at Idora is Ellery's royal Italian band.
The concerts yesterday brought forth
large audiences, who put the stamp
of approval on this magnificent band
in a most emphatic manner. Ellery will
give an indoor symphony concert Mn
the theater building Tuesday after
noon. An excellent program has been
prepared, and the concert promises to
be one of the best yet given at Idora.
PIONEERS TO CONDUCT
LATE MEMBER'S FUNERAL
Will Hold Last Rites for Wil-
liam Simpson
ALAMEDA, Aug. 28. — The funeral of
William Simpson, pioneer of 1549. and
a writer of considerable note, will take
place tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock
from the Simpson home, 1417 Benton
street. The services will be conducted
by representatives of the Society of
California Pioneers, of which the de
ceased pioneer was long a vice presi
dent and director. Rev. Willsie M.
Martin of the First Methodist Epis
copal church will assist in the last
rites.
LABOR SUNDAY PLANNED
BY CATHOLIC CHURCHES
Services to Be Held^for Amer-
ican Federation
BERKELEY, Aug. 2S.— Next Sunday,
September 4, ha* been set aside by
the Catholic churches of Berkeley for
special service for the American fed
oration of labor. Prayers will be of
fered and sermons on labor topics will
be delivered. This action has been
taken on the order of Rev. J. J. Pren-
Oergast, vicar of the San Francisco
diocese-
MASONS OF OAKLAND
TO BUILD A TEMPLE
Design for Masonic temple prepared for Brooklyn lodge, F. and A. A/.,
by Architect John Davis Hatch.
WHARF BUILDERS
WILL CELEBRATE
Mayor to Turn First Shovel of
Earth for Quay
Wall
OAKLAND, Aug. 28.— City officials
and commercial organizations will
unite in celebrating the beginning of
work on the quay wall in the estuary,
construction of which will probably be
commenced by the Carterra contract
ing company within a week. Mayor
Frank K. Mott, who is tlie chief au
thor of the waterfront improvement
policy, will preside and will turn the
first shovel of earth where the 41 foot
trench is to be excavated for receiving
the concrete foundation.
Otlirir officials to participate will he
the city councilmen and the members
of the board of public works. Address
es will be made by the mayor. City
Attorney J. W. Stetson, City Engineer
F. C. Turner, President B. H. Pendle
ton of the city council, and the presi
dents of the chamber of commerce and
Merchants' exchange.
The officials are preparing a program
for the celebration. The contract with
the Carterra compaany has been signed,
and that concern Is now obtaining ma
chinery and removing supplies to the
waterfront. While the work will be
light for perhaps a month, ther^ will
be no delay, and within 30 days after
the first pick is struck, more than 100
men will be employed.
The seotion of the quay wall to be
built is the first large contract under
taken under the recent bond issue for
wharves and municipal buildings. Be
cause of the importance of the. work,
the quay wall construction has been
chosen as the occasion for public re
joicing.
'"We feel that this is an occasion
which should be marked with a fitting
celebration," said the mayor, "because
of the significance of the work to Oak
land. We have won our waterfront
control only by a hard fight, and now
we are about to take advantage of our
victories. The starting of the quay
wall work fulfills our pledge to the
people." , *
TURLOCK CONTRACTOR'S
WIFE PASSES AWAY
Mrs. Ellen M. Farrell Dies in
Oakland
OAKLAND, Aug. 2S.— Mrs. P^ilen M.
Farrell, wife of John O. Farrell, a con
tractor and builder of died
yesterday at a sanatorium in this city
after, an illness of two weeks. Mrs.
Farrell was formerly a resident of this
city, having: come here with her fam
ily from New York several years ago.
She was a native of Jacksonville,
Fla.. and was descended from, a promi
nent pioneer family. Her mother was
Mrs. Elizabeth Coflfey, a daughter of
Major Coffey, who was a leader in the
war of 1812.
Mrs. Farrell was educated at Spring
field, Mass. She was married in 1884
in New York.
Among a wide circle of friends she
was esteemed for her charm of char
acter and a delightful personality. Be
sides her husband, t,wo children. Miss
Natalie E. Farrell and Donald M. Far
rell, survive. There are three broth
ers, William P. MacNeill, Charles J.
JlacNeill of New York and Alvin C.
MacNeill of Jacksonville. Funeral ser
vices will be held Monday afternoon at
4 o'clock at undertaking parlors in this
city. Rev. Edward F. Gee. rector of
St. John's Episcopal church, will of
ficiate. The body will "be taken to
Jacksonville.
»
SANTA CLARA COLLEGE
YEAR BEGINS TUESDAY
Indications Are Attendance Will
Be Very Large
[Special Dispatch to The Call] i
SANTA CLARA, Aug. 28.— Studies at
Santa Clara college will be resumed
Tuesday and from present indications
the attendance this year will be very
large. A great number of new stu
dents are expected from many parts of
California, especially Los Angeles and
the south central counties. while a
number are expected from Mexico. "Wy
oming and Utah. It was announced to
day by Rev. James' Morrissey, presi
dent of the college, that Rev. D. J.
Kavanagh of Santa Barbara has been
added to the staff as instructor of phil
osophy and economics.
WOMAN'S PURSE IS
STOLEN FROM PARK
Thief Breaks Into De Fremery
Tool House
OAKLAND, Aug. \u008428. — Miss Beatrice
Chambers, supervisor of the girls'
playground at De Fremery park, re
ported < this morning that her purse,
containing a. small sum of money, -was
stolen yesterday from. the tool house at
the park. While she was at'her work
somebody broke' into the: house by cut
ting a" screen. Miss. A. Thompson 7 of
1234 Telegraph avenue reported that
she losj; or had stolen last' night a gold
bracelet set with, pearls. ,
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, MONDAY, AUGUST 29; 1910
PREACHER PLEADS
FOR HIGH IDEALS
President of Oberlin College
Says That Character Is
Only Vital Thing for Man
OAKLAND, Aug. 2S.— Henry Church
ill King-, president of Oberlin college
and one of . the leading pulpit orators
of the day, was the speaker at . this
morning's services of the First Con
gregational church. He was introduced
by Rev. Charles R. Brown, pastor of
the church, who spoke of his recent
tour of the world and declared that
President King's writings had won him
recognition as one of the leaders in
modern religious'thought.
In taking for his subject the theme
'lacing the Facts of Life," the speak
er declared that after the real facts
of life had been summed up in their
true meaning and importance it would
be found that the only thing of vital
moment to man was character. He said
in part:
Character does not spring up
put of the ground. It roots itself
in certain great convictions, hopes
ideals and decisions, growing out
of principles that must be settled
every man for himself. The facts
of life are individual questions and
must be individually settled. They"
can not be made to order for us.
As the moral and spiritual in life
is real only to the degree in which
we make it real, so is character
just what we make of it.
GREAT PRIXCIPLES REMAIN
There has been no greater revo
lution in the history of the earth
than that which separates this gen
eration from the first. The changes
are almost -incomprehensible from
every standpoint-— except one. The
great fundamental principles and
truths vthat always were and al
ways will be a part of the uni
verse have not changed.
* TTieri iere ._ is a great deal of unbelief
today, but the essence of this un
belief is not so much a denial of
the truth as it is a failure to treat
truth as true. In the degree that
we love truth more and victory
less we shall be inspired to find out
what it is that leads the other man
to believe or think as he does, and
in the end we shall always tind
that those same great common
facts, without beginning or end, lie
at the root out of which spring
convictions, hopes, ideals and de
risions that make characters in
harmony with eternity.
Should man permit himself to be
influenced by that within him
which links him with the dog he
could not at the same time link
himself with any upward, pro
gressive movement. For a double
nature is one, of the things that
defeats progress. Let us live on
such a plan that the righteous
will is always deepening and ex
panding. Our obligation to man
will then deepen in proportion with
our deepened insight, and we shall
realize that we can not fail alone
— neither can we triumph alone.
For one life is inevitably inter
woven with every other life It
touches. v
I-YFMJE.VCE OiV OTHER ME*V
If this be true, we can not
choose whether .we shall influence
our fellow man or not. We are
bound to do so. But we can choose
just what kind of influence it shall
be. It always' will he in accord
ance with our convictions, hopes
ideals, and decisions. We can not
make a truth grip another man
which has not first gripped our
selves, and if we are to help our
fellow man in the great upward
and onward movement the great
est manner of. that assistance is to
direct it at ourselves.
As sure as th%re is/rationality in :
the universe, so' sure will the life
here emerge into., the life there,
and each one of us will give an
account to God. We must live our
future lives out with ourselves and '
our memories to catch the secret
of it all. Every man sees once
that ideal or vision of a man he
would be, and we have greatly; to
rejoice that ' one. has appeared
among us to point the way.
LECTURES IX BERKELEY
Doctor King will deliver his first
address in the E. T. Earl foundation!
tomorrow eveniag at the First Con
gregational church in Berkeley. The
lectures, of which there will be six.
are to be given under the auspices of
the Pacific theological seminary.
The general subject of the lectures:
has been announced by Doctor Kink
as "The Moral and Religious Challenge
of Our Time." . The specific topics will
be -given as follows:
August 2S— "The Meaning of. the Guiding
Principle — Reverence for Personality."
August 20 — "The Challenge of the External
Conditions of Our Time." -
September 2 — "The Challenge of the Inner
Wwld of Thought." .
: September 6 — "Light From the Historic*!
Trend of Western Civilization." -, •
September 7— •'The.Challerige in Our National
Life — a No-Puritanism." .
.September X— "The Program of Western CItIH
zatlon in Its Spread Over the World— the Gutdins*
Principle in International Life." ""*
The lectures ,will all be given in the
First Congregational church, corner
of Durant and Dana, and will begin at
S o'clock. \u25a0
Approximately a third of 1,139 '40
dozen silk handkerchiefs exported 7bv
Japan in 1909 went- to", -the United
States, . and during the same period the
United States imported of Japan's total
sales abroad about 75 \ per cent of the
tablecloths. 80 per cent -'of the hair
brushes, two-thirds of all the tooth
brushes, nearly -GO.per cent of the
fansand lily bulbsiand 2,096.739 out of
a.total of 3,432,838 Japanese lanterns."'-
CLUBWOMEN PLAN
MUCH NEW WORK
State Federation Adds Three
Departments to Its Wide
Range of Activities
OAKLAND, Aug. 2S.— Three depart
ments have been added to the general
work of the California Federation of
Women's Clubs; The trio of well known
clubwomen to whom the management
of the latest undertakings has been
intrusted have promised to put the new
branches on a -firm foundation.
The department of social and indus
trial conditions is an important section
and one which will be a large factor
in bettering the civic fabric. Mrs. Stur
tevant Peet has been made the state
chairman, with Mrs. T. B. Younglove
of Richmond as the Alameda district
federation chairman. Dr. Annette Mc-
Ghee, who has won . national repute
through her work with the Red Cross
society, has been appointed, director of
the new department •on health. Dr.
Edith Brownsill of Berkeley will rep
resent the local federation. \
Music will be the third branch of
work to be introduced this year, with
Mrs. Ada Marsh Chick of Los Angeles
as general chairman. Mrs. Charles V.
Ellis of Berkeley will direct the efforts
of the new branch in Alameda district.
The state board met. Saturday morning
in Los Angeles, when considerable-rou
tine business was disposed of.
Mrs. Annie Little Barry has called a
meeting of ..the .board of Alameda Dis
trict Federation of Women's Clubs for
September 14, when the work will he
formally reorganized after the sum
mer's vacation. Mrs. Barry has com
pleted the personnel of the committees
which will serve 'for the ensuing year.
The Town and Gown club of Berkeley
has announced two programs for the
month of September. The new year
will be opened Monday, September 12,
with a social day and informal recep
tion at which Mrs. Lucius Greene, the
hostess, will be assisted Jn receiving
by half a dozen prominent club mem
bers. A musicale will be given by
Louis Arnold^ tenor; Miss Alice Davies,
violiniste; Mrs. Vere Hunter, accom
panist. The women will assemble in a
business session September 26, when
reports will be given and new work
planned. During the summer the pic
turesque clubhouse has been entirely
renovated and enlarged. An artistic
stage has replaced the old one in the
auditorium and the reception rooms
have been enlarged. The Town and
Gown women • possess one of the most
artistic clubhouses in the district.
Mme. Margaret Barry will appear be
fore the women of the Adelphian club
Saturday afternoon, September 3, at
their first union meeting of the season.
An interpretation of "The Death of
Eve" (Moody) will be the program.
The various sections of the Alameda
club have planned unusually strong
programs for their opening month.
A brilliant reception Wednesday af
ternoon, . September 21, at which the
board of directors will preside as hos
tesses, is the most elaborate event In
the calendar of the Oakland club for
the coming month. The reception will
take the place of the usual luncheon.
After the session of the board'and the
short business meeting, September 7,
informal talks will be giwn by Miss
Beatrice McCall, deputy probation offi
cer of Alameda county, and Mrs. L. P.
Crane, chairman of philanthropy.
"Vacation Reminicences" will be the
theme of the gathering of Wednesday,
September 14, for which Mrs. R. D.
Holmes is arranging the program. A
musical half hour will be given by
Arthur Garcia, violinist, and ; Fritz
Warnke, pianist, who will be heard In
his own compositions. Mrs. O. B. Cald
well Is planning for the. musicale
which will conclude the month's pro
grams, September 28.
The women are forming a n.?w dra
matic section which will be under the
direction of Mile. Moliere. The French
class under Mme. Hopper will be con
tinued and the students of German will
be included in a section with Mrs. May
nard Shipley as Instructor.
Th,e Alta Mlra club, that progressive
body of San Leandro women, who in
the three years of their organization
have placed it both as to membership
and- actual work accomplished at the
head of the women's clubs of the dis
trict, will resume their meetings on
the second Monday in' September. The
directors, of whom Mrs. W. S. Peters
is president, has decided to continue
their efforts along much the same lines
as in the past, giving particular at
tention to civic endeavor and to the
beautlfication of the suburban town".
The horticulture school, which was
started last summer, will not be re
organized this season. Although the
Coffee club, which was organized
through the clubwomen's efforts, has
become independent of their v. support,
their interest in this important out
growth of their labor is maintained
by those who represent them in the
governing board of the flourishing so
ciety. The members will lend their sup
port to the Child's Welfare league of
Alameda county.
The ciub is accumulating funds for a
clubhouse which the women expect to
build in a few years. ,
More than 100 guests' enjoyed the
card party which was given last week
by the women of the' Suffrage Amend
ment league at the residence of their
president, Mrs. Agnes Ray, and a good
ly sum' was added to the treasury for
carrying on their work. A fish pond
contributed \by the merchants of the
city was a source of considerable reve
nue. Music was provided for the di
version of the guests -before the sup
per was served. Next month a "Suf
frage Sale" will be held to add to the
campaign fund.
An important .business session, of the
members of the West Oakland- home
has been called , for Tuesday, September
6, in -the building in Campbell street.
Because of the conflict of ; the regular
time of meeting with Labor day, the
monthly session .was postponed.
SUICIDE IDENTIFIED AS
LOS ANGELES MAN
Remains of J. S. Pond Will Be
Sent South
OAKLAND. Aug., 28.— F. C. Smith,
living at ; 1250 St. Charles street. Ala
meda, Identified the suicide. whose body
was* found in a hay; car yesterday as
John S. Pond, :manager;of the Pacific
coast artificial stone company of Los
Angeles, s today. He had been "asked by
the family, at that city; to; inspect the
corpse. ; Pond's relatives ;. receiving : a
telegram from the^coroner here wired
to Smith,? who had taken charge of
the body,; which. will be shipped ;to Los
Angeles £ tomorrow. : Pond's % mother 1
on' her- way; from the Sacramento' val
ley >: and -;,willy, arrive :~ tomorrow 'to ~eo
southjwithf the body.
BERKELEY OFFICERS
PICK BRIDES ELECT
. The engagements of Miss Beulah E. Davidson to C. 5. Morrill and
Miss Estella Ingersoll to F. H. de Pue rvas announced at Berkeley police
headquarters yesterday, where the two men are employed as officers.
CUPID JAILS TWO
POLICE'S HEARTS
Daniel in "Copper Role" Stars,
With Berkeley Officers as
the Principles
BERKELEY, Aug. 28.— Cupid is play
ing havoc \with the Berkeley police
force, as evidenced 'by the announce
ments of engagement of two young of
ficers of Chief Vollmer's department.
Miss Beulah Edna Davidson's engage
ment to Clarence S; Morrill, a police
man of Berkeley, was announced today.
Immediately following it came the
announcement that Miss Estella Inger
soll of Fort Barry, Marin county, was
engaged to F. H. de Pue, who for a year
past has been the director of the bu
reau of criminal identification in, the
local police department. Both young
men received "congratulations from
their colleagues this morning at police
headquarters. No' date has been set
for either wedding, but' on account of
the official relations of the fortunate
young men there is talk of a double
wedding in the near future.
Both Miss Davidson and Miss Inger
soll are well known in Berkeley. Miss
Davidson is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. M.* M. Davidson of Madera, Mex
ico, where Davidson is engaged as a
mining engineer. The family formerly
resided in " Berkeley. •At the present
time Mrs.'^Davldson "and her daughter
are visiting with friends at 865 Castro
street, Oakland. Miss Ingersoll is the
daughter of ,J. F. Ingersoll of Fort
Barry, Marin county, and is also well
known in. Berkeley.
PARLORS OF ALAMEDA
COUNTY TO PARADE
Native Sons and Daughters Pre-
pare/ to Celebrate
OAKLAND, Aug. 28. — The prepara
tions being made by the Native Sons
and Daughters of Alameda county for
their participation in the big Admission
day celebration of September 9 at San
Francisco bid fair to surpass anything
that they have previously arranged.
It was decided. last night by the Ad
mission day celebration committee to
ask permission of. Superintendent of
Police A. Wilson to have those mem
bers of the order who belong to the
police department lead the Alameda
county divisions in the parade in full
uniform. A committee was appointed
to confer with Wilson and use every
effort to obtain his approval.
Every parlor of the organization is
planning to have a float In the pageant.
E. : F. Garrison, chairman of the com
mittee on floats, reported that the pro
posed reproduction of the new city hall
of Oakland was progressing and that
the float promised to be a feature, of
the parade. An effort will be made to
secure a contribution for tlVfc county
float from the exposition fund through
the city and county - officials. The
'parade committee reported that the
inames of 'the following had been
selected as division marshals:
C. E. Corrigan, division No. 1; Frank
Barnet,, division No. 2, and W. S. C.
Schmidt, division No. 3.
The following were appointed as a
transportation committee: (
J. J. Dignan, C. A. Jacoby, H. Straub,
Edward K. Strowbridgeand H. Shiram
sky. The committee on arrangements
for the Alameda county Admission day
celebration follows:
Th*e Native Daughters are repre
sented on the committee by the- fol
lowing:
PROMINENT SAN JOSE
PAIR PLIGHT TROTH
G. D. Wendt and Dr. Matilda
Boesch Married
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
i SAN; JOSE, Aug. 28.— At one of the
largest weddings solemnized in this
city in years, Gottleib Dudley Wendt,
a?prominent young business man of
San Jose and Dr. Matilda Boesch, a re-,
cent graduate of the University of Cal
ifornia,, and one of the'most beautiful
and; popular young society women, of
the valley were this morning united in
marriage. Rev. E. H. McCollister of
Santa Cruz officiated at Trinity Episco
pal; ; church and Congressman E. Ai
Hayes addressed the "immense throng
of friends/: :\ The young -couple are to
motor through Lake county..
TWO YOUTHS ARRESTED
ON HOLDUP CHARGE
Hoy t S. : Rees Says Pockets
Were Rifled
Charging that he was held" up and
that.- his pockets were '.rifled Hoyt S.
ReesT who is staying at .the Piedmont
hotel. : yesterday caused arrest of
twov young 1 - men," Louis; Lampour, who
was.:sent to the juvenile . detention
home, ,apd; John Dover, * a chauffeur,
who was" put in the city, prison. Rees
said the youths spoke l,to him =. Sunday
mbrningabout 4 (o'clock" and : suggested
a\ stroll; to a saloon in Mission streetr
Hey said that in. the middle of the
block they forcibly went through his
pockets.' N Rees ;had ;.; nd money. -" The
Uoys^said that ßees t was drunk, though'
theyladmlt i having^felt T_hlsT _hlsJ pockets for
money. They .were \u25a0unarmed. -
VOLLMER EXPLAINS
GOLDEN RULE POLICY
Berkeley Chief of Police Talks
of Modern System Em
. ployed in Department
BERKELEY, Aug. 28. — Before the
members of the Charming club of Berke
ley August Vollmer, chief of police, de
livered a talk this evening on the sub
ject of the golden rule policy, as prac
ticed by the Berkeley police force. The
club's meeting was held at the First
Unitarian* church: Chief Vollmer told
of his efforts to employ the system in
stituted by Chief Fred Kohler of the
Cleveland, 0., police force, and quoted
from him to show the nature of the
golden rule system. Vollmer said:
TE.VETS OF SYSTEM
There is obviously a need for a
broader policy in dealing with po
lice .problems in this . state. Our
penitentiaries are now filled with
more criminals in proportion to our
population than any other state's.
The laws are intended to decrease
crime, but if this object is not at
tained under the present method of
enforcing them, it is obviously
necessary to try some other method.
The secret of the whole thing is to
accord better treatment to all.
whether guilty o r innocent: to do
toward them as we would want to
be done by under similar circum
stances. -
The causes for crime are many,
/and often beyond the criminal's
control. They are such things as
heredity, physical an.d moral make
up of the individual, emotional or
temperamental constitution, or the
. results of environment. The ques
tion wJiich confronts us is, what
course Is best to be pursued from a
police standpoint.
It is recognized that the object
of law is not revenge. It is neces
. sary to guard against defeating the
real purpose of the system. Before
putting a man's name in the police
book, it should be ascertained with
certainty that there is sufficient
evidence against him. It is a griev- .
ous mistake to judge every unfor
tunate who is arrested to be a
criminal. There are often miscar
riages of justice in this country,
because the unjust criticism of-tho
police, if they fail to secure convic
tion, often causes them to strain
the law to secure that end. The
public ideal is too often measured
i by the dime novel or the impossible
'Sherlock Holmes.
A policeman is a representative
. of the law, and as such should be
respected. But he can not be a
framer of public policy, because it
. is his duty to do as instructed.'
However, the most important du
ties are not governed by any spe
•citic instructions, and this is where
the golden rule policy comes in.
POLICE GOI.DE.V nvi.ES
Chief Vollmer, in telling of his ap
plication of the policy of fair dealing
in Berkeley, quoted the six general
rules which he has.isued to his police
men. They are: : :
Rule 1— Juvenile* are n^ver to be placed in
prison. They are to be taken honip. or their
parents sent tor, awl they nre t<» lx» turned uver
to the parents for parental^ rorrwtlon.
Rule 2— Mf>mb»rs of th* force win use kindly
efforts In easln;; friction be twren man and man.
whenever friction and ill temper are manifested!
Rule 3 — The best polWman in he who man
ages to restore order or make an arrest with the
least amount of display or show of authority.
Rule 4 — Some men are merely nnfortunate
they are not criminals at heart. They should be
treated accordingly, if the best results are to
be secured.
! Rule o—Evidence0 — Evidence should be possessed of com«
petent character to secure conviction before even
considering the imprisonment of a person on any
charge.
Rule ft— Any apparent violators not known to
be of good character and reputation are to be
accompanied to the station, where, the matter Is
to be carefully inquired Into by the officer In
charge.
Japan sold 180.000 dozen bottles of
beer in Korea, in: 190» and a similar
amount was exported to Port Arthur
and Dalny and China. The Philippines
absorb the largest number of bottles of
Japan's mineral waters, but Korea leads
in the consumption of Japan's national
beverage, sake, taking 1,400.000 e*/
lons a year. The United States con
sumes about 250.000 gallons yearly.
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IMPROVERS DESIRE
STREETS NAMED
Confusion Exists in Annexed
District Because of Dup!i»
cates and Changes
OAKLAND, Aug. 2S.—Representa
tives from the numerous .improvement
clubs of the annexed district are
planning for a conference in a week
or two at which they will draw up a
petition to the* city council and the
street department, requesting that all
the cross streets' between Twenty-fifth
avenue and the eastern limits of Oak
land, Stanley road, be renamed imme
diately. Many of these streets have
two or three names, and with the re
cent opening of new tracts additional
names have been given to the high
ways that pass through, so that great
confusion exists.
Streets that cross East Fourteenth
street also often change their names
on crossing. Then names are dupli
cated in each district, such as Fitch
burg, Elmhurst. Melrose and Highland.
There are Jones* avenue, Jones street
and Jones road: two Fifth avenues,
one Fifth street; three Grand avenues.
It is proposed that all the streets be
changed to avenues, numbered consec
utively from Twenty-fifth to One Hun
dred and Sixth avenue. J. EL Hood.
Philip Reilly and J. A. Clark of ,the
Elmhurst board of trade. G. A. Jann
sen, G. Scadden and W. Urich of the
Melrose - citizens' club. L. J. Grant.
George Marshall and J. B. Peppin Jr.
of the Fitchburg improvement club an<l
A.. Lorsbach. -Henry Barkmeyer ami
E. Dawson of the Frultvale board of
trade are to confer with Street Super
intendent Howe in regard to having
the change made at once.
The improvement organizations of_
eastern Fruitvale are working to have'
sidewalks laid before the winter rains
begin in the streets that. loud to the
schools of the district, particularly the
new Manzanita, Sequoia arul Laurel
schools.
As a result of the efforts of the Cen
tral improvement club of East Fruit
vale fire hydrant^ have been installed
in Redwood road and throughout the
Key Route heights tract. Prof. H.
Schutte, Ernest Southwick, K. Bergen
dahl and W. K. Sansome have been ap
pointed to arrange for a public enter
tainment under the auspices of the
club in Allendale hall Tuesday, Sep
tember 27.' ; ; .*.,..
The report made to the Hopkins
street improvement club that the en
gineering department of the Oakland
traction company had completed the
surveys for the extension of the Di
mond carline to connect with the Liese
avenue line in Allendale has given an
impetus to the Improvement of Upper
Peralta, Jthoda. Laguna, Prospect,
Wilson, Boston and Montana avenue.
CROWD HEARS OPENLNG
HALF HOUR OF iUUSIC
Aliss Livernash and Victor de \
Gomez Are Soloists
BERKELEY. Aug. 2?.— -A large audi
ence, a perfect day and two excellent
soloists, combined to make a success
of the first Sunday half hour of music
since the summer vacation, which was
held in the Greek theatre yesterday.
The artists were Mis 3 Alberta Liver
nash, pianist, and Victor de Gomez, vio
llncellist. The selections they present
ed were greatly appreciated by the au
dience.
Miss Livernash had three Chopin num
bers, as her contribution to the pro
gram, while De Gomez played two
groups of three compositions each. The
piano works, played by Miss Livernash,
were Chopin's preludes. Opus 28. Nos.
IS and 7; and the ballade In A flat.
Opus -17. by the same composer. The
works played by De Gomez were: Ga
votte No. 2. and Widmung. both by
Popper; Andante religioso (Thome),
Cantilena (Golterman). "Dv Bist die
Run" (Schubert-Popper), and Scherzo
(Van Goena.)
Hereafter the half hours- of music
will be given in the Greek theater
every Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The arrangement of the concerts is in
the hands of the musical and dramatic
committee of the university of Cali
fornia, of which Prof. TVllliam Dallam
Armes is chairman. **
SKELETON THOUGHT TO
BE SUICIDES REMAINS
Rope Around Neck Strenghtens
Theory of Coroner
SAX LEANDRO, Aug. 28.—A man's
skeleton, found lying in tfee hills near
Lake Chabot today with a bale rope
noosed about the neck, is believed by
Coroner Tisdale to be the remains of
Peter Bressl, a laborer who was ar
rested on suspicion of insanity on July
11 and sent from the receiving hospital
to the county infirmary.
The remains of a man of about 40
years were found this afternoon by a
hunter, who telephoned to the county
infirmary. Edward D. Whltcomb, an
attache of the infirmary, went to the
lake and got the remains. Coroner Tis
dale and Deputy Coroner Sargent
hunted the region where the body was
found, but could find no reason to be
lieve that Bressi had not killed him
self. The identification was made t»
papers and marks In the clothes.
•the skeleton, when Whitcomb found
it, was lying near the lake short, 15
feet from a clump of trees. It is sup
posed that Bressi ended his life by
hanging himself from a tree and that
the rope had rotted away. The body
fell and presumably slipped down the
slope away from the trees to its resting
place.
The skeleton was clad in a brown
suit and heavy working shoes.
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