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 - Motor Stolen; Lake Necklace Left Crippled - The...
Motor Stolen; Lake Necklace Left Crippled - The "necklace of lights" around Lake Merritt is temporarily but of commission as a result of the theft cf the automatic electrie switching motor which turned off the lights , at n. p. m. , : The motor, worth about $80, was kept in. a concrete shed in Lakeside Park, ppposlte Montecito Ave-. nue. The burglar entered through the ventilation opening, ' which is very narrow, and got out the. same wayrwlth the motor. ; . Superintendent Lee Kerfoot , of xne pars; cepartment declared that nobody but an expert electrician could have taken out the motor, as an untrained person would have been electrocuted while working in uch a small shed 1 . .-. - The motor , was installed several 3 ars ago, to. make sure that the lihts would always be turned out automatically at 11 o'clock. 'As there is no. celebration in the near future that necessitates a "necklace ef lights" around the lake, Kerfoot . m . : A Urn srmtlrl ruAmtm - j -otor, in hopes that the police can

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 03 Apr 1934, Tue,
  3. Page 16

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