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WORLD'S RECORD FOR THREE HEATS IN TROTTING RACE Rivalry Between F. G. Jones and "Pop" Geers Respon sible for Racing With Thrills - DETROIT. Aug. IB.—A world's rocord for three heats In a trotting race was established today at the close of the grand circuit meet at the atate fair grounds, when F. G. Jones of Memphis drove Dudie Archdale to victory in the free for all with Anvil, Geers up, con testing every inch of the way. The time for the three heats waa 2 041,4, 2:04',i, 2:04*4. Anvil winning the first heat and Dudie Archdale the next two. The former record was* made in Syra cuse two years ago. when Billy Burk defeated Spanish Queen in 2:04 V 4. 2:049», Spanish Queen winning the first heat. Margot Hal. winner of the Board of Commerce stake on the opening day, captured the 2:15 pace this afternoon and I,illlan Arnold won the 2:12 trot. KEEN RIVALRY There was the keenest sort of rivalry betw. en Geers and Jones in the free for all. Jones owns both Anvil and Dudie Archdale, and friends of the two drivers had had a week long contro versy aa to who would take the prize. Jones took the Archdale mare in front in each hsat, and in the last two kept her in that position all the way around. In the first one, however, Geers made a beautiful drive in the stretch and won out by a neck. Cas cade never was a real contender. Both Anvil and Dudie Archdale acted beautifully. There was never the sus picion of a skip, each animal moving with the precision and smoothness of a perfect machine. (JEERS' GREAT DRIVING o ' . "•• ♦ In winning the 2:12 trot with Lillian Arnold. Geers repeated his ance of M. and M. day. He held the mate in reserve, carefully feeling puX the field in the first .two heats, which Alta Toast won, hard driven. GpArs made his bid in the next heat, coming from behind in the last six teenth and nosing out a victory. The fourth and fifth rounds were al most duplicates of the third. Geers making his drive wlion nearlng the wire and getting the decision by a, close margin. Summary: 2 12 class, trotting. $1,000. three in five: Horse and Driver Finish Lillian Arnold, br. m.. by Croghan (Geers) 4 4 1• °J lj Alfa Coast, b. m. (Dempsey) 1 1 4 5 2 Bong Gny. b.h. I Bailey-Valentine) 5 2 2 2 4 Doctor Thorn", b. h. iSnow) 2 .? 3 3 3 Redlar Jr.. hlk. h. iCov-Monahani 'l 5 5 4 5 T > 2:134. 2:111,!. 2:lOVi, 2:12 U. 2:12. j 2:15 class, paring. SLOOP, three in §*•>: Horse and Driver Finish Mxrgot Hal. b. m. by Argot Hat (Mc- Donald) 1 1 1 Zanzibar, b. s. (T'itmanl 6 2 2 Auto Zomhro. b. h. (Spencer) 2 f* 7 Ksnny Shirley, b. B&i (Pearee) 4 5 3 Bay Cure. b. g. (Ray) ft I 5 Susie Gentry, g. m. (Loomls) 5 8 4 Hal King, eh. g. (Snow) S 7 8 Alcer E. b. nj. (Whitney) ~ 3 4* Cyclone, b. g. (Ashley) t 7 6 • •Withdrawn. •: Time—2:o7V*. 2:O7Vi. 2:07V4. \i Free for all trot. $1,500, two In three: Horse and Driver Finish . Dudie Archdale, blk. m.. by Archdale (F. G. Jones) 2 1 1. An vile, b. s. (Geers) I 2 2 Cascade, eh. h. (Rodney) 3 3 3 Time—2:o4V4. 2:041;, 2:04*6. WORKER IS WHIRLED ABOUT REVOLVING SHAFT Coat Catches in Machinery of Power Plant and He Is Near Death His clothing caught in a revolving shaft and his body whirled about in the air until the machinery was stopped, Paul "Lavelle, 2447 Mission street, probably was fatally injured at the Buchanan and Beach streets power plant of the United Railroads. an employe of C. C. Moore & Co.. was moving heavy machinery into the building. His coat caught on a section bench and he was pounded against a concrete foundation until many bones were broken. Laveile's left arm will have to be amputated and his scalp was lacerated in many places. SUIT AGAINST ALLEGED MAGAZINE TRUST FAILS Federal Government Drops Prosecution of Periodical Clearing House: Association Allowed to Die NEW YORK, Aug. 15.—The federal government has dropped its anti-trust suit against the. periodical clearing house, an organization that embraced some important magazines published in the east. The suit, begun here about two years ago by United States District Attorney Henry Wise, attracted widespread at tention because the government sought to prove that magazine makers, some of them active in "muck raking" the great industrial and commercial com binations, were themselves guilty of combination In violation of the Sher man law. The United States court in this dis trict decided in favor of the publishers nearly a month ago, but the news of the government's defeat did not be come generally t known until today. It was announced by the publishers at the expiration of the time within which the attorney general might have taken ;tn appeal to the supreme court. At the same time they let it be known that the clearing house had been allowed to die. YOLO TO HAVE BEST LITTLE FAIR IN STATE Public Wedding, Sensational Attrac tions, Horse and Auto Racing Among Amusing Features (Special Dispatch to Tbe Call) WOODLAND, Aug. 16.—A real public wedding, autos that turn somersaults in the air, diving horses, aviators of world wide reputation, reckless auto racers, midway of amusement attrac tions—these are a few of the side fea tures that will be seen at the Yolo tounty fair, August 20 to 23. Four days of high class horse racing, a pavilion of rich California products, lour stables of blue ribbon stock and a horse and pony show are the main fea tures that are expected fo prove enter taining and educational to the majority who attend. Under the management of a fair as sociation, comprising some of the best known men in northern California, it is confidently believed that the Yolo county fair will be the "boat little fair in California this year," NEAR TRAGEDY IN ANNUAL MARATHON UP MOUNT BAKER Runners Engulfed in Cre vasse Have Close Call for Lives —Result in ( . Dispute HELLIXGHAM, Aug. 15.—Four men finished within the prize money this j afternoon In the third annual Mount Baker marathon, bvit the division of prizes probably will not be made until a misunderstanding over the route to be taken is settled between the con testants and the contest committee of the Mount Baker club, sponsor for . the race. Paul Westerlund of California, and j the first man to the dome of the moun tain in 1912. finished first, signing the register at the finish at 2:39. making his official time 9 hours 33 minutes 4R seconds, or 18 minutes better than the winner of the 1912 race. Joe Frankoviz. who followed Wester- , lund over the trails, finished second, his time being 10 hours 14 minutes —23 minutes over the 1912 record. WENT FI LL DISTANCE More than two hours after the first ! runner came in J. K. Magnusson re ported at race headquarters, having gone the entire distance to the dome on account of the misunderstanding of routes announced last night, when the judge sent to the peak reported it im possible to brave the blizzard that has been raging on the mountain for 72 hours. It is this misunderstanding that prob ably will cause a contest of the first two men to win. Magnusson's time was 11 hours 51 I minutes, or two hours more than the j 1912 winner's time. J. C. Hayes finished fourth, having ' followed Magnusson to the dome, his j time being 12:2-6:15. FELL INTO CREVASSE, „ Hayes came near losing his life : when nearly to the top of the mountain While ascending the Glacier trail. He i looked over his shoulder to see how near Victor Galbraith, another runner, was to him. A half blind "revasse engulfed Hayes and he rolled and tumbled precipitately downward 100 feeL He was not seri ously hurt. • however. ■ It took him 20 minutes to crawl out. when, scratched and bruised, he re sumed the race, reaching the end of the trail, where an automobile was waiting, completely exhausted In the last 100 yards he ;felL more ■ than a dozen times, and It was neces sary for the driver of . the automobile to tie. Hayes in his seat to bring him on to the city, a distafice of 22 miles. Hayes, recuperated rapidly, however, and seemed all right a couple of hours after coming in. ANOTHER VICTIM Victor Galbraith fared even worse than Hayes. . When Hayes arrived at HelsWs ranch at the. foot of the Deming trail he was asked about Galbraith. All Hayes could tell was that he saw Gal braith a minute before he himself fell into the crevasse. A searching party at once set out, and found; Galbraith In the same cre vasse that Hayes fell into. Galbraith had suffered from exposure and ex haustion, but no serious results are expected. "THIRD DEGREE" REPORTED AS THING OF THE PAST Committee of American Bar Association to Deny Ex istence of Barbarism ST. LOUIS. Aug. 15.—A summary of the reports to be made by various com mittees of the American. Bar associar tion at the annual meeting of the asso ciation in Montreal next month was made public here today by members of the Missouri council. The committee on jurisprudence and law reform will report on the subject of the "Third Degree" in police work. The report will say in substance that the third degree, as depicted in many newspapers, does not exist. The committee on judicial adminis tration and remedial procedure will criticise the federal statute requiring that a copy of the indictment and a list of grand jury witnesses be fur nished those indicted for capital of fenses. The committee on uniform state laws will present a "marriage evasion act." This proposed law prohibits the mar riage in other states of persons ineli gible to marry in the state In which they live. The committee on patent, trademark and copyright law will report in favor of the creation of a court of patent appeal. TOURISTS ENTHUSE IN MAKING ALASKA TRIP Steamer Traffic to St. Mi chael and Nome to Close Aug. 22 and Sept. 1 (Special Dispatch to The Call) SEATTLE, Aug. 15.—Announcement was made last night for the last sail ings from Seattle for connections at St. Michael, Alaska, for points on the Yukon river by steamship companies operating between this port and Ber ing sea, as August 22 and September 1. The Alaska-Pacific Steamship com pany, however, will have steamers leave for points in southwestern Alas ka for several months to come. These trips will be of especial interest to the tourists and others desirous of visiting the interesting parts of the territory. During the last trips to southwestern Alaska points steamers of the Alaska- Pacific Steamship company have been carrying hundreds of enthusiastic tour ists. In nearly every instance the cap tains of the steamers have been pre sented with testimonials praising the delights of the sea voyage and com mending the Alaska-Pacific Steamship company's officers, courteous treatment of passengers and the excellence of the cuisine. There is no more delightful trip on either coast than that to Alaska in the summer or fall, and this fact is becoming more generally known each succeeding season. GOLD MINE IN A GARAGE Ledge Struck In Excavation for Grass Valley Gasoline Tank Pit (Special Dlapateh to The Call) GRASS VALLEY, Aug. 14. —A. B. Snyder's peerage was turned into a cold mine today. While excavating for a gasoline tank pit a gold ledge was struck. The shaft is being sunk 100 feet. The garage business continues. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1913. SOLANO TO BECOME ONE OF THE STATE'S PROUDEST MUNICIPALITIES BUSINESS BLOCKS FOR SOLANO CITY Men Behind Great Project to Attend at the Birth of New City The im mediate construction of 10 business buildings assured, the sale of more than $100,000 worth of lots guar anteed by the advance demands to date, and excursions that will tax the accom modations provided by the Oakland and Antioch and Southern Pacific railroads, in addition to 100 automobiles, are cir cumstances that might be termed "aus picious* for the opening of Solano City on Sunday, August 17. The birth of. the new city, with its metropolitan ambitions as the key to the i>acramenfo valley, will be attended by its sponsors, the men who made the ( ity both necessary and possible by their development of Solano farms and vital transportation facilities. Patrick Calhoun, head of the enterprise, will not be present, owing to absence in the cas=t. Among those who will journey in the private car provided by the Oak land and. Antioch railway will be Wal ter Arnste-ir, president of the road; S. T, Napthaly, R. B. Hale, Wellington Gregg, M. H. de Young, Charles de Young, W. A. Foster, C. C. Moore, David Rich, A. J. Rich. A. C. Blumenthal, A. W» Foster. F. W. Kellogg, George T. Cameron, John T. Farlsh, Peter Cook, Thornwell Mullally and Dr. A. EL Gian ninl. Solano doesn't leap on to the map of California as a boom town. It comes as the logical complement of the expendi ture of millions of dollars in the devel opment of an agricultural empire, tre mendous in size, incomparable In fer tility and Ideally located in relation to the greatest markets on the Pacific coast. Providing that area with a per petual crop guarantee in the shape of inexhaustible water for irrigation and the rapid settlement of the lands by hundreds of small farmers Insure the wealth of the territory behind the new city, hut Solano might still be a coun try town Instead of a great city were it not for its admirable control of com peting rail and water transportation. The beginning of through electric serv ice over the Oakland and Antioch from Sacramento to the bay In September, with the cutting of travel time by one hour, will draw passenger traffic through the new city. The dredging of a 6 mile, 150 foot canal, deep enough for large river steamers, from Sulsun bay, gives Solano an inland seaport 40 miles from San Francisco. The importance of this water trans portation to the Sacramento valley is best realized from the statement of J. H. Peterson, president of the Bank of Dixon, who was in the city this week en route home from a vacation at Santa Cruz. He said: "When the Sacramento valley elec tric line is built, Solano harbor will draw the freight traffic of the Sacra mento from as far north as Red Bluff, J* FIPST SUBDIVISION THE MAILLIARD HOME PLACE SPECIAL Pre-Opening Day Excursion Leaving Sausalito Ferry 9:15 a. m. Sunday, August 17th TICKKTS, BOc ROUND TRIP, procurable at our office or of agents wearinc red badges at the Ferry, Woodncre It situated In the auperb San Geronlrao Valley. The forest ami stream valley of Marin County. ° The building locations are large, ranging from Quarter Acre Villa Sites to Acre Country Estates Rolling bills, verdant valleys, murmuring streams and virgin for. «•*«*. coupled with Ideal climatic conditions and rapid transit, make this new suburban faomeplace the mecca of the elty dweller who lonars for the "out of doors." MOST ATTRACTIVE PRICES, EASIEST TERMS. Official Opening Sunday, August 31st LAGUNITAS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY Harvey M. Toy, John Trewsvas, John B. Coleman. J. S. Collier, Sales Manager. $33 Market Street, Adjoining Emporium. Tel. Kearny 2798 j FILL IN AND MAIL. J Kindly send free illustrated booklet to Name Address , , Two views of Solano City and a glimpse at Woodacre 160 mites, and tttts includes the freight of the cattle ranges, the mines, the grain ranches, the orchards and the vegetable gardens. Our experience with new electric lines has shown that in variably they take the business of the steam roads. The Oakland and Antioch will get its share; the Sacramento Val ley electric, with its terminus at So lano harbor will carry the products of the great valley direct to the nearest salt water shipping point. I look for Solano to be an important shipping point, and a bustling city." Mr. Peterson expressed the belief that Solano Irrigated Farms would he the greatest truck gardening district in the state. He said that irrigation by pumping from wells had raised the value of lands around Dixon from $100 to $300 an acre and that the use of the sun tempered water from the Sac ramento, through the Solano system should make the increase in values even greater. The demand for lots- in Solano by solid business concerns Indicates a faith in the future of the city, but there is also a speculative demand at the first prices' fixed by A. J. Rich & Co. which savors of the initial rush into Richmond and Los Angeles 10 and 20 years ago. California investors look for something of the kind once in a decade. It's Solano's turn now. VAN BERGEN JOINS FORCES WITH YOUNG H. Van Bergen, the well known real estate man has associated himself with Frank J. Young, the manager of the city department of the Anchor Realty company, and together they have acquired the entire interests of the Anchor Realty company. Both city and country land departments will be under their immediate supervision. The loan and Insurance departments will be continued as formerly under competent managers and a general brokerage business conducted. There will be but few changes in the sales body, which is ably repre sented by some of the best known men In financial circles, among whom are: Messrs. A. R. Duperu. Frank W. Thompson, P. H. L.. Wilson. George F. Shaner, O. A. Brown. Fred Butter field, Charles O. Schnepfe and others. The Anchor Realty company has 72 associated agents throughout the United States and handles large tracts of country lands besides doing a good city sales business. Mr. F. J. Young is president and Mr. H. Van Bergen secretary of the cor poration. ETHER PLANNED TO MAKE "SILENT" CARSON TALK Former Condemned Convict Will Get Another Teat at Stockton State Hospital SACRAMENTO, Aug. 15.—"Silent" Charles Carson, former condemned con vict, who is now confined in the Stock ton state hospital, will be given an other ether test soon by the asylum officials. It is believed by the doctors that the influence of ether at the next test will cause Carson to talk. These tests are being- made to ascer tain whether Carson is feigning; dumb ness or whether his vocal organs actually are affected. WOODACRE GIVEN IMPROVEMENTS Old Mailliard Home Fitted Up Artistically—Rustic Arch Completed Aside from the street and general tract Improvements at Woodacre, which are being installed by the Dagunltas Development company, the remodeling of the old Mailllard home 1« an important Improvement. The assem bly hall In the" structure, which extends across the full width of the building, running back to a depth of 25 feet, has heen deco rated and furnished very,, artisti cally. Two large clinker brick fire places built in the room give it a home like, restful air. It Is in this room that several banquets have been given since the acquisition of the property by the new corporation. The grounds about the place are being improved with swimming lakes, tennis courts - and a baseball park, all of which will be completed within the coming fortnight. All of these attrac tions are free to the general public and will prove particularly attractive to owners of sites In the property.- From the porch of the administra tion building, which extends around three sides, a pleasing panoramic view of the San Geronimo valley Is gained looking away to the westward, while to the south one looks Into the great natural amphitheater irregularly lined by serpentine boulevards, which is causing much favorable comment by everybody who visits the tract. The contour of the amphitheater is so exact that it offers excellent possi bilities for the staging of a pageant. This fact is realized by Sales Manager J. S. Collier, who with the help of the officials of the Lagunitas Development company is planning for the staging of an outdoor theatrical on this pretty hillside. While the date and final ar rangements have not been made. Collier expressed himself by saying that he considered that they would be able to give the show about the middle of next month. The rustic arch at the west entrance to Woodacre was completed last week and is considered one of the most ar tistic entrances to any home place in suburban San Francisco. The red wood employed in its construction is obtained from trees which were cut out in the building of streets. Already scores of motorists are driving through this archway over the highly Improved boulevards, which have been completed from this point to the administration building. ■ In the Rapidly Growing; City of Richmond I I Invest a few dollars now where the H H "Three Main Streets" of Richmond join H ■ Macdonald Aye. and Cutting Boulevard cross San Pablo in I H This choice location is destined to be to Richmond what Dd and I ■ Market streets are to San Francisco—The Great Business I ■ Center. |H I Earn 10% in 30 Days I I All property in Richmond Junction advance" 10 per cent on I H September 15. Here is a chance to make 10 per cent increase I I inside of a month, if you get a building site now. Your name and address on a postal card will bring full in- I I formation, booklet, price list. etc. Write today. B I E. N. TAPSCOTT, Owner I First National Rank Bid?- Oakland-.*—J ■ 104 Market St, San Francisco T> FAIRFAX MANOR TO BE PUT ON MARKET Beautiful Marin Property to Be Subdivided —Townsite Attractive to Buyers The last three years have witnessed wonderful growth throughout southern Marin county, in those hills and valleys lying about the slopes of Mount Tamal pais The rapid transit afforded by the Northwestern Pacific railroad lias made possible this growth, and with line ex tensions and Increased service that beautiful country, which in many ways resembles sunny Italy, is today on the eve of a remarkable development, as its popularity is fast bringing new settlers. Most prominent of the concerns con tributing to this growth at Fairfax is the Fairfax Development company, which is selling Fairfax Manor and Bothin Park, residential parks, and the townsite of Manor, which is re stricted to business only. The latter will mark the terminal of the electric | service of the Northwestern Pacific railroad which is to be inaugurated within the coming 30 days. A station agent, express agency, freight office, warehouses, etc., will be maintained. The Fairfax Manor was put on the market about a, year ago, and today has about 50 homes. Practically the en tire first plat is sold. However, the Heights of Fairfax Manor, which are the hillside and hilltop property of the tract, will be formally put on the mar ket today. This section has been held back by the lack of means to ascend the hillside, wjhleh necessitated the con struction of a funicular railroad, which has been completed and is In operation at the present time. The funicular railroad is owned by the Funicular Incline Railroad com pany, which is incorporated for $10,000, divided into as many shares, at a par value of $1 each. The exact cost of the construction of the line was $10,000, which amount was expended by the Fairfax Development company, owners of the tract. A plan is arranged where by this facility will eventually be come the holding of the purchasers of sites In the property. Ten per cent of the amount of the purchase price of any site will be presented to the pur chaser in stock in the railroad company at par. After a period of two and a half years, at which time it should transfer ownership, it will become a municipal railroad, and unless unfore seen railway development occurs In the meantime, will be the first muni cipal railroad in Marin county. ENGINEER SOLVES MARKET EXTENSION Official Report on Tunnel Cost to Property Owners Is Satisfactory The report of City • Engineer O'Shaughnessy on the $4,000,000 Twin Peaks tunnel project, 85 per cent of which will be paid for by the property on the southwesterly side, is regarded as a tangible and satisfactory solution of the extension of Market street from its present terminus at Seventeenth and Castro to Eighteenth and Hattie streets. THe extending of Market street on suitable grade and at a cost within th« pecuniary reach of that section of the city which will be benefited mostly, has been a perplexing problem. • It ia now pointed out that under the. Twin Peaks tunnel proceedings the ex tension of this main artery, which has long been obviously needed for the growth and development of the large area of valuable and desirable prop erty scouting the Twin Peaks hill, will be given to the property owners on the city side of the peaks, practically with out cost to them.' In connection with the extension of Market street as provided in the Twin Peaks tunnel plans, the Twin Peaks Association of Improvement Clubs has a proposition well under way and one that is receiving support from inter ested property owners, to take up tha Market street extension from tha southeasterly portal of the subway at Eighteenth and Hattie streets, and by a contour route and over easy grades extend It to an intersection with Cor bett avenue, this giving the district an outlet to the beach or Golden gate. ; The extension of Market street from Castro to Hattie streets has always been a sticker, because it must run ; through about 1,900 feet of improved property. The report of the city engineer deals with this problem in a way that is re garded as practical. He proposes that under the Twin Peaks tunnel proceed ings a right of way can be secured for about $500,000, thus acquiring surface as well as subsurface easements. By thus acquiring the land, which will be by far the largest part of tha damages in connection with the con struction of the tunnel, a 90 foot boule vard can be built over the subway. It is coincident that in May. 1112, John M. Punnett in a report made to the Twin Peaks Association of Im provement Clubs proposed the same, way of extending Market street from its present terminus to the beginning of the proposed subway as does the, city engineer in his report on the Twin Peaks project which is now in tha hands of the supervisors for approval. Regarding the extension, Punnett | said: _ ••From Market street to Eureka street the grade is 3.5 per cent, and from there to the connection with Eighteenth street the grade is 6.4 per cent. From Eighteenth street it fol lows the contour of the ground, eross \ ing Grand avenue and joins the Fal con avenue on a grade of 7.5 per cent. From this point south to Corbett ave nue easy grades are to be met. I hava figured the width of the boulevard at >85 feet. i "After leaving Eighteenth street and running over the side hill country I would advocate terracing and placing the car lines below the driveways. This would give an artistic effect, would cost less to construct and would provide rapid transportation without danger to vehicles. "The value of such a highway or boulevard is inestimable. It would give a through connection from Mar ket street to the beach or Golden Gate park on easy grades. "For the benefit of the people living in the entire region covered by my in vestigation, I can not too strongly urge that if Market street is extended it should be as an easy grade highway —as a main artery, running from its; present terminus through to the bea«'h or Golden Gate park, and affording an outlet to the entire district." r sB^2so-i Half Cash Near Golden Gate Park Nice residence, 8 rooms, bath, finished basement, ser vant's room, laundry, furnace, etc., lawns front and rear; con venience for garage; lot 31:6 x 101; concrete walks, macadam ized street; strictly residential block. Open for inspection. Apply OWNER, on premises, 415 BELVEDERE STREET, Near Parnassus Aye, Grand Opening Fairfax Incline Railroad AT FAIRFAX MANOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 16th a O'clock Take Sausallto Ferry and K. W. P. Electric ta Fairfax. 50c Round Trip Free ride on Incline Car to Hilltop on Sat urday and Sunday. FAIRFAX MANOR—ISO aereo of Home Site*. CABLE INCLINE R. R. 1,500 feet long, 800 feet high. MANOR TOWNSITE—IB mllea from San Franplaco. BOTH IN PARK—A reatricted wooded Tilla tract. Fairfax Development Co. GRAY & HOLT, Gen. Mgru. ARTHIR B. TEBBKTTS Sales Manager. 110 Market at. Phone Kearny 2."W0. PRENTISS N. CRAY, Oneral Supt. Phone San Rafael 6763. Fairfax, Martn Co.. California. Bssr Accredited Schools The public and private schools of Palo Alto arc accredited at Stanford and the State University. Wholesome surroundings. Write Chamber of Com merce, box 14, Palo Alto, Cal.