acquired by Bankers' Trust for the city

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acquired by Bankers' Trust for the city - to the Scenic boulevard, running through the...
to the Scenic boulevard, running through the foothills between this-city and Hay ward. In the latter Oakland has a larger and more direct interest than any other part of Alameda county, as aside from the contributions made by private citizens toward its construction the city is paying sixty per cent of the county taxes through which the boulevard is being built. MOSSWOOD PARK. In the chain of parks and boulevards it is planned to incorporate the Mosswood Park, the former home of the late J. Mora Moss. This property was bought by the Bankers' Trust for and on account of the city, and the deed therefor is held by the trust in escrow for the benefit of the city, subject to the - approval of the transaction by the people at a bond election which will shortly be called for the issuance of a bonded indebtedness large enough to cover the price paid and the interest on the investment, and for the purchase of some small additional tracts on the east side of Lake Merritt, whose acquisition is deemed desirable in order to complete the hain of lake shore parks. Doubtless the people will cheerfully vote to incur. the Jn-debtedness,; for the development thus far made in the improvement, of the public park lands is now. thoroughly recognized " by the great body of the citizenship KIDNAPED INDIAN GIRL Flits Into Fairyland Until Wedding Bells Ring MUSKOGEE, Okla., De?. 26. Because she possessed a lease which half' a doztn oil companies sought, Susie Turner, a Tahlequah Cherokee Indian girl, -who lacked one month of being: eighteen years old, has spent that month in fairyland. Kidnaped at night on a street of Tahlequah and driven forty-five -niles in a race to catch a train, the young Indian gi-1 was hustled Into a Pullman stateroom on the Katy Flyer, hurried out of Okla'ao na, married to her sweetheart on the train, wined, dined and entertained at the expense of one of the oil companies and has just been returned to Oklahoma, eighteen years old, Mrs. Moses Harris, and lpgally able to sign over a lease- o the oil men. As a child Mr3. Harris inherited land valuable for its oil deposits. She leaned it to the Midland Oil Company as a minor's lease, revocable on the attain ment of majority. When Euaie Turner ft eighteenth birthday approached several oQ . companies grew active in an attempt to get the lease, -which has been exceptional ly profitable. : , i" Then the iHoldenville OU Company sprang its coup, kidnaped the girt and kept her In the fairyland of the East until she was old enough to make . the new lease. She has signed it over to the Holdenvllle Company. .., , . ;

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 31 Dec 1908, Thu,
  3. Page 29

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  • acquired by Bankers' Trust for the city

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