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lighted fountain - S OF PEUM TO PBQVIDE L LIGHT ' FOUNTAIN...
S OF PEUM TO PBQVIDE L LIGHT ' FOUNTAIN Elfctrical Display Being Sponsored ly Mutual Business Club. An electric fountain In the center of Lake Merrltt! Thhi will bo one of the distinctive features of the third annual cele-bratlon, August 17-18-29, directed by tha Dons of Teralta. the organ-Itatlon representlnB the seven East-bay cities Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, Piedmont, Emeryville, pan Leandro and Albany, Tha Mutual Business Club of Oakland haa taken over this particular feature. W. A. Doctor, architect member of tha club, Is designing tha fountain and heads a committee of club members to arrange details for the display. According to Raymond Salisbury, president of the Mutual Business Club, It Is" hoped to make the elec. trio fountain a permanent Lake Merritt feature. The cooperation of other service clubs, the Chamber of Commerce, the Itenl Estate Board and other organizations of a clvlo nature, la looked for by ; the Mutual Business Club, according to Salisbury. "Such a fountain will harmonize with the wonderful necklace of lights to line the shores of the lake." said Salisbury. "It will give Oakland and the Eastbay distinctive advertising and publicity. It will add to the natural beauty of thla wonderful tidewater lake In the heart Of a great metropolitan area." In constructing the temporary fountain the Dons of Feralta will assist the Mutual Business Club. In contrast to the two previous celebrations, every event this year will be free to the public. There will be pageantry, musical events, a great athletic carnival centering at Lake Merritt and embracing motor boat races and a grand ball In the Auditorium arena.

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 30 May 1925, Sat,
  3. Page 9

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