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Gigantic Christmas Symbol ASives ' to Grace Lake Merritt Only the addition of a few lights and ornaments, and this Douglas fir will be ready to become Oakland's Lake Merritt Christmas tree all 60 feet of it. It arrived yesterday yesterday as a part of the deck load of the freighter Skagway. burlaped and "cradled" to prevent possible damage. MISS DOROTHY JACOBSON was on the dock when the ship came in and after inspecting the trse, declared it to be ''just perfect." The tree was carefully unloaded and transferred to the municipal boathouse by truck, where it now awaits the completion of the float which, will support it in the middle of Lake Merritt, ' - y - TRIBUNE photo. I j :;::;&: I a i it wt'lMSialA! in i I - ' ( I flliteiJ " S"S i SSMMSMSI j.l j 1-1 'Y. . 1- 1- I - r - - v . L.. '-r. '-r. '-r. ,i iiiMh' i Float to Cradle Great Fir Speeded -As -As Yule Tree Is Delivered From North Spurred by the sight of Oakland'? 60-foot 60-foot 60-foot Christmas tree lying In the shelter of the municipal boat house. a crew of workmen today was bending every effort towards com pletlon of the float which will sup with streamers and a hundred lights. All this work will be completed completed on the shore, while a rev from the power company will lay an underwater power cable from the boathouse to the site selected says. Anyone wishing to aid the project in this way Is advised to mall their contributions to The TRIBUNE, which has been selected as the depository of the fund. - IDEA GAINS FORCE

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 05 Dec 1929, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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