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F JDaklanti Ctifiune APRIL 26, 1931 A-f 5 QUAKER WILL 370 DROU 01 STATE LAST New Morris Plai Home; An architect is now preparing plant and specification for a monumental type, classical design new home for the Oakland Morris Plan company, which will be ready for occupancy about September 1 . It will stand on the west side of Broadway near Nineteenth street To Play Here fTonight 1 EPEJK TODAY MIRIAM SOLOVEFF, nine-year-old San Francisco $prl acclaimed by music critics at a concert violinist, will make her first Oakland appearance tonight at the Jewish Community Center here. She began her musical career at the age of five and has studied both piano and violin. J 'uw n. mm a T J SUNDAY DAYLIGHT TIME BONDS If! TAX AFFECTS STOCK REAL BERKELEY BROKERS HERE ELECTION ISSUE R William C. Allen to Attend Conference " for , Pacific Coast .. William C. Allen of Denver. IjColo., widely known Quaker au- tnor and lecturer, will be the prin cipal speaker at the Facmc Coast Quaker conference at the Friends' Meeting home. Vina and Walnut streets. Berkeley, this afternoon at li:3U n'r nnlr fTr r1Ien 18 the author of "War Belt VV tne Sl"ok Screen." He will tana part in the discussion on "The Message of Modern Quakerism. in which a number of leading Quakers of the coast will partici pate, including: John W. Dorland, Pasadena; Professor Frederick An derson. Stanford University: How ard Brlnton, Mills College, and Peter Guldbrandsen, Oakland. TWO-DAY CONFERENCE The two-dav conference began In Oakland yesterday afternoon at the Brinton home, with Quakers present from the entire coast. rne object ot the meetings," says Peter Guldbrandsen, "Is the creation of a closer unity among Quakers west of the Rockies. Last night the delegates discussed the question, 'Do we need a Pacific Coast organization of Friends?' Every speaker approved the Idea of closed cooperation among Fa cine coast Quakers. Today's meeting begins at 9:45 for. an hour's round table discus sion of the theme "Present Ten' denotes of Quakerism." At 11 o'clock there will be an hour of worship followed by the Berkeley monthly meeting of the Sooiety of Friends. Lunch will be served In the ehurch parlors at iz:su ana at i:tv the principal session or tne conclave opens. OTHER ADDRESSES Quakers who are scheduled to make brief, addresses Include: Joshua L. Bailey, Ban Dlege; Joseph Moore, Lick observatory; Mabel p. Adams, Sacramento Prof. Murray J. Luck, Stanford tiplverslty; Prof. Carleton Wood, College of the Pacific, Stockton; La Roy Mills, Stockton: Dr. Ira 8. Frame, Pasadena; Mrs. "essie D, Wittern, Stanford Tress: Lila Wal Iter,. Fresno; Arthur Heeb, Los Oatos, and Prof. Elizabeth K. Owen. Mills college, and Prof. Wit Ham E. Lorens, Oregon Stat col lege, Corvallis, Ore. -- Napa Native Sons Plan Charter Night NAPA. Anrll 26. Nana Parlor 01 i'vuuve ' Right on 1 1 Jiirge cl ImUated. of Native Rons will hold a Charter Monday. April 17, when class of candidates will be About 30 men will be In the clans. Grand President John T. Newell. Grand Secretary John 8. Regan, and Grand Trustee Charles Koenlg have been Invited to attend the function. Special entertain ment will be provided, and a ban quet wilt be served. The surviv ing charter members ot the lodge will be honored at tne meeting. Hospital Neglect Charged in Death BAN FRANCI8CO. April II. An Inqurat into the death of 22- months-old Beulah Harris, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Har- rls. 124 Kingston street, charge fd of neglect at the San Fran- VSco hospital, will be held at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Dr. W, O. Hassler, health officer, yesterday rienlari tha DtlifM and aaM that no action had been content- plated by the board of health. The child died last Monday morning. Yolo Co. Mill Gets $100,000 U. 5. Loan ACrtAMlENTO. Aorll 2S The federal farm board has-approved a $100,000 loan to the Rice Grow- era" association of California ae- cording to announcement made to. day by officials of the company. The. money will be used In fi nancing the new $200,000 mill ot the association in Tolo county. The mm. which win reopen May I, will replace the one destroyed by fire in 1830. Counterfeiters Given Terms of Two Years BAN FRANCISCO, April Chester Campbell, is, ana tan Parker, 25, were each sentenced to two years in federal prison to-day by U. 8. Judge Harold Louder-back on four counts ot an indict- "Tflent-ctrarging-eeunterfeiting. Alley wbib "7 ...,(. . uiit.nth mnA rolum I streets. They had a quantity of 1 boa-ua 50-cent plecea in their poa-' session, stamps and molds. Real Estate Man Files New $500,000 Heart Balm Suit Stanley Hitchcock, Oakland real a ate operator, yesterday filed his ond $500,000 suit in Seattle tor the purported alienation rff the affections of his young wVe. Mrs. Ruth Hillman .Hitchcock, according to press dispatches. The defendants are his father-in-law, C. D. Hillman of Seattle, a real esetate broker; the later's son, J. Homer Hillman, and Jac.X Webster. Hitchcock'a first action was nonsuited two weeks age because of Hitchcock'a failure to appear. Ha contended at the time that he was G rand Jury to Get Fisk O Evidence Tuesday Night SAN FRANCISCO, April 25. Evidence of alleged Irregularities In the office of Arthur O. risk, who resigned as United States commissioner last Tuesday, will be presented to the federal grand jury nert Tuesday night. This was announced late today by United Statee Attorney George Hatfield as the first publlo statement that official has made elaee Flak's resignation. Meanwhile risk today bad another session with H. L. Thomas, department ot justice Investigator from Waahlnsrton. and T. B. Mont gomery, local officer of the esoart- , . r- ; - Morris Plan Have Home Tha Morris Plan Company of Oakland Is sobn to occupy a new home on the property of the Wein- steln Investment company on the west aide of Broadway, near Nineteenth street. The announcement comes from Frank D. Mover, executive -vice-president of the Oakland Morris Plan company, who said the new building will he completed In 41me for the company to occupy It by September. ... Plans are now being made by Architect William Knowles. The new building will be an addition to the group of financial structures that have arisen in the city within last few years. The exterior will be of classical design, finished In marble and cast bronze. A speoial' ventilating sys FOR ELECTION By OGIER PRETECEILLE MADRID. April 24 (CPA) AH , , , , ol ,!" ,pru.on - publican government have decided not to run as candidates for the constituent assembly, which wll frm constitution for Spain lit was learned today on the high est authority, As the first builders of the new republic consider their personal Influence must not be brought to bear In the electoral campaign they prefer, to stand aside during the ' fight. Llllmlnx their action to imroaucing tne orsu oi me new constltutlonn before the assembly Legion Rifle Club Has Indoor Range Amerlan Legion rifle enthusiast now have an Indoor range for nractlca. A eallerv has been fitted up at the veterans Memorial building, according to Dr. R. Newell and Chester R. Hunt, builder and designer of the range, respectively. The Legion rifle club will shoot there weekly, besides shooting a the Leon a Heights range. Officers of the club are Au guatus Dunawsy. president; Harry A., Nelson, vic-presiaentr:4fOT- --- - . w , , ter Shaw, executive officer; Dr. H 1. Newell, publicity officer; Robert Cog, ordnance; George Nash, sec reUry-treasurer. too 111 to . appear but Oakland po lice Informed Seattle authorltiea that Hitchcock was "walking the streets like a well man." Hitchcock'a action Is based on the alleged disruption of his mar riage to Hlllman'a daughter by her family. "I have letters from my wife.1 Hitchcock Is quoted as saying, "in which she writes that she was sorry she waa forced to leave me." Hitchcock and the former Mlsa Hillman. then a student at the Anna Head school, eloped to Reno in 192$ and were married. ment, who are searching the rec ords of his otnee with Harold C Faulkner and James B. O'Connor, attorney for the former commissioner. He declined anj, statement other than to reiterate, "I am doing all I can to aid "the Investigation." It was learned that the probe will be finished in time for action by the grand jury on Tuesday. Fisk, whose public career extended over tl years, resigned after it was revesled that $1500 In cash bail deposited In a liquor case in 1929 bad never been recorded or returned, although the case was dismissed several months ago. Company to on Broadway tem will be Installed, and walls will be finished In a special mode to provide quiet in the main business section. "Since Its foundation four years ago, the business and resources of this Institution have Increased to such an extent that It has long outgrown, its present quarters," said Moyer. "The lease, negotiated by F. F. Porter A Co., real estate agents, was closed at a recent meeting of the Morris Plan board of directors, which Includes: Ira Abraham, F. A. Collman, F. W. Frost, O. D, Jacoby, Frank D. Moyer, F. B. Richardson. C. H. J. Truman, William Cavalier, F. .A. Fletcher, J. F. Hassler. Willis Lowe, F. M. 'Ray, E. M. Tllden and Henry Zent-ner. 2 PHOPEflTIES Valuable Oakland and San Fran Cisco properties changed hands In a deal announced yesterday by which T. W. Corder, Inc., of Oak land, large owners of realty and other interests, bought the wut shire hotel, at $40 Stockton street, San Francisco. As oart of the purchase price, reported at $350,000, the Corder corporation turned In the six story, and basement building on Fifteenth street, between Clay an Jefferson, which Is leased by the John Breuner company. The Wiltshire hotel was built by Char es H. Crocker In 1915 and sold last year to the Investment Properties corporation, .. of which Welter H. Sullivan is president, it Is a 15-story structure, on a lot 40 by 80 feet. The San Francisco reaj estate firm ot Harrigan, Weldenmuller company, handled the deal for F, B. Hultlng, representing tne buy era, and James Hurst, representing the seller Tracy School Band To Present Concert TRACY. April 25. The annual concert of the Tracy high school band and orchestra will be held In tha high school auditorium wta nesdav nlcht. April 88. at 8 o'clock Proceeds from tne concert win oe used to send the band and orches tra-to Wgh-scbooL contests to be held in Ban Francisco and sacra' mento In May. A, A. Graham, In structor Of Instrumental music at the high school, will conduct both the band and the orchestra. Persian to Tell Of Islam Gateway Persia, the Gateway to Islam will be the subject of an Illustrated lecture by Baba Hoobyar, Persian lecturer from Los AngsleS, at Cal. varv Presbyterian church. Mllvia and Virginia streets, Berkeley, at s o clock tonight. Hoobyar is a native of Persia. He will ahow pic tures depicting life In Urumla, his home town The lecture will be given under the auspices of the High School Christian Endeavor aoclety of the church. Christian Education Is Pastor's Theme 4fThe Christian and His Educa tion" will be the theme of Rev. o. K. Chenoweth, pastor, at the United Brethren- church at tl o'clock to- dav. At tne evening nour a group ot young people will speak, telling the education. Rev. T. W. Rlngland. conference superintendent, will be In Oakland next Saturday to conduct the quarterly conference. He will remain over Sunday to preach in the morning aad X o administer the Lord's sapper. Mrs, Church Takes Carmel Home Lease CARMEL. April 25. Mrs. Mur- lal Vanderbilt Church, who came here recently to stay three months. today revealed that she had leased home In Carmel for an entire year and was also making negotiations for purchase of a large acre age of land In Carmel valley. Two ot Mrs. Church's most - valuable orses were burned to death In the Oakland horse shew tire. I They Must Get up Earlier Because of N. Y. Mar-ket's ScMouIe Cltlee in 17 states put their ciocks aneaa an hour at 2 o'clock this morning as . daylight saving time- went into effect. The hour between 2 and $ a.m. became vir tually non-existent for hundred of thousands in the areas onerat Ing on the advanced clock schedule. In the Eastbay and San Fran Cisco, hundreds Of workers en gaged in stock brokerage offices, whose hours are regulated by the functioning of the New York stock exchange, will have to tumble out of bed an hour earlier tomorrow morning. The Southern Paclfio and Key system begin the operation of special "daylight . saving" early train to San Francisco tomorrow for the accommodation of these workers. ENDS SEPTEMBER 17 Otherwise,. Calif ornlans and res Ident of SO other states were un affected by the daylight-saving pro gram which was adopted principal ly by Eastern states. Early risers in the latter states will have to wait until Sunday,. September 27 wlien the clocks are again turned back, to regain their lost sleep. Radio tana on the Paclfio coast and elsewhere in communities not participating in daylight saving must scan their programs with an eye to changes in the time of pre sentatlon of many scheduled lea. tures. . In New York State, daylight sav ing is etrecuve in 178 communl ties, including the city of New Tork. Most of the cltlea of New Jersey, Rhode Island and Massachusetts and many in Connecticut are operating on daylight aavlng, A total ot 437 towna and cltlea In the United States adopted the aayugnt saving program. Forty-eight cities In Canada also either officially or voluntarily observe daylight saving. France. Portugal Great Britain, tha Irish Free State and Belgium went on daylight sav, Ing tme a week ago. since federal law requires inter state common carriers to operate on standard time, many railroads ana steamship lines throughout the country have announced changes In schedules to conform with the new time. Elevator Man's $20,000 Pared SAN FRANCISCO. Anril 25. ueorge wotherspoon., former ele vator operator at the fashlonablo btanford Court apartments, came into an inheritance of 320,000 but today he has only $18,500 in his possession. The other $500 went to the gov. ernment after Federal Judge Har old Louderback fined him that amount for sending defamatory and scurrilous matter through the mans. Before recslvlnr his Inheriting wotnerspoon lost his job at the apartments. He sent several letters to em ployees there, accusing them in Improper language of having urougni bdoui nis aiscnarge. Then he came into tha $20,000 ana was arrested by deputy marshals. 'Nib Price Takes Bond House Post BERKELEY. Anril 25. Plr. snee M. ("Nibs") Price, basketball coach at the University of Call- lorniu, toaay joined the bond de partment of a San Francisco finan cial house. rnw, who was succeeded as football conch at tha university toy vriiiiani ffiavy hiii") Ingram, recently signed a year's contract to continue as head basketball coach. In this -sport he has a record not duplicated or approached anywhere in ins west. The announcement of Price's new job said he would continue his coaching activities and bonds would be a sideline to baskets. San Quentin Convicts Will Be Confirmed SAN QUENTIN, April 25. Elirhty-elaht convicts who have embraced the Catholic faith, will be confirmed tomorrow at a service conducted by Arphblshop Edward J. Hanna of Snn Francisco. EachConviet-wrH-war-a-red carnation Assisufg the archbishop will be the following priests: Rev. oeorge a. o'Meara ana Rev. William J. Meade of the Catholic church at San Rafael; Rev. Patrick O'Nell and Rev. Richard Power from San Anselmo, and Rev. F. A. Hennessey of Fairfax. 1 Previous Conviction Fails To Lighten Dope Sentence SAN FRANCISCO. April 25. A plea thst ha had been previously convicted of a narcotics charge and had paid bis debt to society in a federal orison failed today to save Louie Anderson, burglar and robber frohTa heavy narcotics act violation sentence. 'If rou had learned a lesson in prison you wouldn't be here now," the court said. Anderson and bis companion. Frank Lawrence, who pleaded guilty, were then sentenced to St Joseph's, at Wins Military School Drill BAN FRANCISCO. April 15 St. Joeeph'a Military academy of Rio Vis U won first places In both the senior and Junior platoon drills to day In the annual military acad emy competition conducted at the Presidio ot San Francisco srltn regular armv officers as Judges. Mnldoon Military academy, Palo Alto, captured first places la senior and Junior individual drills. Six schools competed. Scores for the eenJor platoon drill were! Choice of School Directors Will Mean Virtual Decision On Two Methods BERKELEY. April 25. Bpnds or direct tax? This Is the question being asked at meetings in all sec tions of Berkeley aa the campaign centering around the election of two members ot the board of edu cation and a special tax Issue on the ballot of May 6 is drawing to a close. , . Speaking at a meeting of the Buena Peralta Improvement club held at Jefferson school, Dr. Lou ise Hector, candidate for re-election on the' "pay as you go" plan, declared that the special tax plan as placed before) the voters of the city by four out of five members of the board of education would result In the raising of $220,000 per year to augment existing funds to tne extent ot $443,000 for build tng purposes. "I thoroughly understand and sympathize with the viewa xt (hose who have found tng burdens so heavy in Berkeley that they can not meet any inerease of any kind who are willing to make the best of what they have, being content to get along with whatever .build ing can be done with our present current revenue," said Dr. Hector. BONDS OR BCnOOI8? Continuing, aha said: "I have no patience, however, with those who are laying stress on the terrible needs', 'flretrapa'. "bungalows', and the sacrifice of the Interests of children and yet who refuse to con alder the relief which could be afforded at once with funds made available by this plan. "Three timea tne voters of Berks. ley have refused to vote bonds in 1824, 12 and 1830. Do those who advocate another bond Issue assume that the people of Berkeley have no right to think for themselves, or that thev are not qualified to make judgment on school matters? I have faith in Berkeley people and am sure they will never consider bonds again, now that a better plan has been made available. This en abling act providing tor a direct U gives the board power to budget when the need of a new building arises, and should be continued so that bonds will never be necessary: mat m expense ana aeiay csusea by unsuccessful ' bond campaigns may never be borne again." ur. Hector and Hamilton J. Ha- ney, Berkeley businessman, are being opposed for election on their tax plan by Mrs, Harriet Ellel and Dr. William 8. Morgan, proponents of bonds. Speaking In the Interests of the two latter candidates, and -denouncing the direct-tax plan because there is no time limit set for its operation, and because only 40 per cent of the money raised Is available for school buildings, Edward A. Martin, president of the League Opposed to a Raise in the Tax Limit, addressed a meet ing at tha Central Improvement club, where he urged .defeat ot the plan. HOLDS PIN INADEQUATE Martin also declared that under the best circumstances tha tax would produce only a very small amount of the sum needed to care for what he termed distressing and Immediate needs ot the Berkeley schools. Emphasizing his objections to the proposal, Martin said: "The proposed Increase In the special school tax would add 80 rents to the tax rate, not tor fixed period, but indefinitely. If adopted, 'the only way this limit could ever be reduced would 'be by a vote of the people, bit-a-tax limit ' once raised is seldom. II ever, lowered. Attempts have been made to Justify this tax on ths grounds that It is a direct tax for school build lngs. Such Is not the case. The law specifically provides that only in the event of a surplus remain ing on "hand at the close of any school year may any part of -this fund be used for building. -Even then the maximum which may be expended for building purposes must not exceed 40 per cent of tne tax under that provision, "There is no guarantes that even that 40 per cent would be used for buildings; it may be spent for maintenance, Increase in salaries, or other school administrative ex penses. The expenditure of the fund is entirely within the discretion of the board of education. In other words, ths proposed Increase in tne tax limit asks tns voters to add 30 cents to the present tsx with the hope thst 12 cents of it might be available forachool build ing.' Panama Canal Aide - ToAddressClubHere William T. Boyd, former first assistant in charge of the Panama canal, will speak before the Governor's club of Alameda county tomorrow evening In ths school administration building, Esst Tenth nd Second avenue. serve ten years each In a federal penetentlary. "And I ahall recommend In entering Judgement that there be no parole for Anderson," Judge Louderback aald. "Little Tony" Cherllla. 40, lieutenant for ."Black Tony" parma-glnl, Paclfio coast "narcotics king" now serving a 17-year sentence, was sens to prison for two years by Federal Judge A. F. 8t. Sure in a charge of conspiracy to violate the narcotics statutes. Rio Vista, First, EL Joseph's. 11.3: second. Muldoon. $3.3, and third, Palo Alto, 7. Junior platoon drill First, St. Joseph's. 8.3; second. Ban Rafael, 7. and third. Palo Alto, 75. Senior Individual drill First Henry Meagher, ef Muldoon; second. Dr. Bruce, Muldoon, and third, A. Williams. Muldoon. Junior tndlrldust drill First, Larry Baldwin. Muldoon; second, Warren Duffy, Muldoon. and third, WUliam fcddy, u Joseph . lllf Slliy t . - - v 'i-- iiup wmgwm iillllK ' 'llPPpl 11111 Girl Violinist, Oakland Miriam Soloveff, 9-year-old San Francisco girl violinist who recently appeared in concert at the Fair mont hotel, San Francisco, will make her Oakland debut tonight ns a guest artist at the Jewish Community Center here. Miss Soloveff. the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Soloveff. Is equally accomplished as a planiste. Her musical education began When she was five years old. She Is now pupil of Kathleen Parlow., To night she will play the Bruch concerto In O minor and " Hebrew Melody by Achron. The guest of honor and speaker at the mass meeting to be held at ACADEMY TO CI RECITAL BERKELEY, April 25. Senior students of St. Joseph's Presentation academy, Addison and California streets, will give a re- c i ."Itnl next W eidnestfay night in the academy hall. The pro-tram will include c o m p o si-Lions In the 'lassies and he.work ot modern o o m posers. Taking part In the recital for the spring h e m e s t er will be: A d elald Lutz, Eliza beth" Lucid, mast moxenna. Aiary sran- I'hote h.r Uoyr. Cts L V don. Carol Walsh, Marjorle Donovan, Roberta McDonald, Ethel Fenton, Barbara Chalne, Betty Smith, Lea- nor Medrano, Uracleila de la Vega, Margaret Bheehan, Luclan Larouse. Mabel Duslna, Margaret Jones, Margaret McFarland. Barbara Christian, Helen Bheehan, Virginia Lamp. Camilla Slrard, Evelyn Mul- queeny, Mary McKenna, Jeanne Eakle. Brown's Picture Use Causes $100,000 Suit SAN FRANCISCO. April 28. Suit for $100,000 damages against the AI U. Barnes circus. S. F. Maxwell and Bert Longworth waa filed yesterday In superior court by Joe E. Brown, stage and scrssn star. The suit charges that the circus is using Brown's picture for advertising purposes without his permission or authority. Brown derives part of hie income from pictures of himself used for advertising purposes, and he asks an Injunction to stop the alleged practice. Boy, 7, Run Down, Injured by Auto RICHMOND. April 28. David L. Hofer, 7-year-old Richmond school boy. Is recovering from cuts and bruises and a badly lacerated scalp received last night when he was struck by a machine driven by Mrs. Nva Leake, 845 Thirty-elxth street. According to police, tha boy ran Into the pa Lb of the car. Ha was treated at the Abbott emergency hospital, and later removed to his home at 614 Thirty-sixth street. A Siamese brass Idol was Sold In London recently tor $225. 9, to Make Debut Tonight the Jewish Center tonight will be Judah Leon Magnes, chancellor ot the Hebrew university ot Palestine. The meeting tonight is being spon sored by the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Oakland, which will begin its sixth annual Jewish charity appeal on May 8, seeking 327,498 to support Its affiliated causes. Magnes, who waa raised in Oakland, Is one of Palestine's greatest cultural leaders, according to Rah. bl Rudolph I. Coffee, of the Temple Sinai, who will introduce him at tha meeting, Monroe Friedman, campaign director of the Sixth Annual Jewish Welfare Fund Appeal, will preside. GIRL, IB, GETS DEATH THREATS SAN JOSE. April 28. Four "death notes' have been received in the last week by Vivian Miller, 18, San Jose high school girl ot 1085 Eutens sjreettjtwas reveal. ed today. . The notes, all anonympus, notl-fleq jjie girl that "death is lurking In the bushes near your home." and told her she would be killed as soon as she returned to school after an illness from which she Is convalescing. All the messages, police said. nave been -formed by clipping let ters from newspaper and magaslne hen d lines and advertisements Police started an Investigation, hut expressed belief that the threats" are the work of a "thrill- seeking youth" UROP FROM CALIFORNIA 350 THERE AND BACK " 3 ENGLAND BELGIUM Tbe Travel geaMtlra ( the Ceatery ICLII)KS Ititara to , rmUnas CUwf to ttMbw. T!r4 CUM HHM tickM wlU SMalfc Trl tnt mtu Is "! wiU beuU, sU, (KhtiMlBS. amlilM, tipt, Uin, (rttaitiu, Mtf&v asS TUT Start Jax a. Iim . AtK TOa DITAOSS e Day ease ,.ia lra 4 Uara S401 TO Dara ACT lMMIBIAIItT Oaly 8S laaeait raair4. ktMrra with aaataart eae vtsaa. Call, wtlto CnABiinnii THAVTa' o:r:G 12S Bvoaewsv. OaHiaa-TE wie r Ofp. ? Ofdaa Op.alr-0 lt Byas rvaoisft far T Coa. "a Many" Fatalities Could Have Been Prevented, Says Health Director SACRAMENTO, April 25. California had 370 deaths from drowning last year, many of which could have been prevented, according to an annual report issued here today ; by Dr. Olles 8. Porter, state director- of publlo health.' , Thla Is the highest total for any of the last 10 years, -Dr. Porter- , said, exceptWor 1920, when the. collapse ot the St. Francis dam in southern California raised the death toll from drowning to 70S. A total of 1851 persons have met their death in this manner during the last decade, with annual totals ranging from 814 to 370. MOST BETWEEN 85 AND M. Most of those drowned are men, the report revealed, and the peak months are May, June. July and August, .when the vacation season, is at it- height. Approximately 24 per cent of the victims are between 35 and 54 years of age. .The ssfest "swimming years" are between 20 and 84. Use ot artificial respiration would have saved hundreds of those listed aa victims during the last ten years, - Dr. Porter declared. He reoom- . mended the prone pressure method, which is endorsed by the American, Red Cross, the United States publlo health service and other public health organisations. Briefly, he explained, this method consists of placing the palms of th hands on the email ot the back ot the victim after he ha bean- laid oat in a prone position. The flu-sera should reet on the ribs, the little finger juat touching; the lowest rib. OONTINED FOR HOURS) The weight of the operator's) body la then gradually brought to . bear upon the patient, followed lm- . mediately by a swing backward in order to relieve the pressure com- i pletely. j This artificial respiration Is con-tinued without interruption until natural breathing Is restored, tor four hours or longer. It necessary,-or until a physician declarea the person dsad. - - .r Complete Instructions In the us of this method. Dr. Porter said, . can be obtained from the state de-partment of publlo health at Sacramento or from the American Red Cross. , .. Owners Given Stolen Jewels SAN FRANCISCO, April 25. ' What price jewels? Edna Purvlance At Hollywood, former leading lady for Charle Chaplin; -Mrs. Mable Arnold, 2310 Leavenworth street, and Mrs. H. H. Helbush, are qualified to answer that question today. For yesterday they received $18,-000 worth of jewelry from the hands ot Captain of Deteotives Charles Dullea tor only $106.81 a bargain price. After all, though, the jewela were their own, returned to them by police after recovery from various pawnshops In Hawaii and Ban Francisco, where they had been pawned by three men now serving pententlary sentences for the theft. A quantity of Jewelry, valued at $17,000, was stolen from a bungalow on, Kahala avenue, Honolulu, ' while the three women Slept. That was In April, 1930. Since then the Jewelry haS been recovered piece by piece, , The $108.91 was for express and Insurance charges and pawnbrokers' fees. ' Embezzler Wins Federal Clemency - SAN FRANCISCO. April 25, If Arthur Golden, former teller at the Bank of America branch at Pittsburg, lives an exemplary life during the next two yearn and pays back isu he embezzled, his debt to the government will be dis charged. Federal Judge Harold Louder-back released Golden today on five years' technical probation, but with th proviso he will be discharged In two years on these conditions. Ooldcn, whose home Is in An- tloch, pleaded guilty to the theft of to, nut it was snown ne naa re- turned $350 and promised to pay the remainder. Probation wae recommended by Edward Powers, federal probation officer. HOLLAND FRANCE BUnagw. m H. JW S ITIKESAKIIS "' 7 lr '" -9 STee 78 Sara S!l DOS T BtXAT XOW, aa a ia nKW- ' "m at sfcaaa i a iamaatatalr. E 1

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