Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on July 17, 1927 · Page 59
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JULY 17, I92T B-3 GREATER- CALIFORNIA. IT Best Season In Years Forecast As Industrial Pittsburg of West Looks to Airman Over City PITTSBURG IS .i """"Airplane view of the city of Pittsburgr situated 35 miles from Oakland in Contra Costav county, giving a comprehensive picture of a business and industrial community which at the present time is experiencing a period of expansion in several directions. Thousands of dollars are being spent by the city in the building of a new high school, widening and improvement of a score of streets, elimination:;. .of mosquito swamps and installation of a modern 'pumping plant' in connection with tle domestic distribution of water. 1 Industrially," several large manufacturing firms, and one in particular," the! Columbia for Yolo Growers Steel corporation, which is pictured in the foreground, are carrying out a program of whole-hearted expansion. The city is soon to have a new $50,000 church, a $25,000 postoffice building and a 5 1 -lot homesite tract which is about to be voted into ihe city limits. Aero photo copy-ighled by G. E. Russell, San Francisco, courtesy Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce, E Normal Crops to Be Disposed of at High Prices, Predicts Banker. SUNDAY iNEWSQF EXPANSON RECORD PERIOD ItIBB! N RESUM v Industrial and Civic Develop. pent Plans of Future Without Precedent. PITTSBURG, July 10. This city '. of 10,000 people' Is in the midst of general expansion in every dlrec tlon industrially, commercially, financially. An era of activity has descended which has brought with It excellent living and working conditions, Pittsburg residents point to these outstanding developments: Work on the new $225,000 high school building was started two weeks ago. The structure will be ready for occupancy by September. The city trustees, have approved ,the expenditure of approximately 175,000 for street widening and improvement work, ''.'. The Colombia Steely CorpoVatlon one of the city's largest industries, Is 'carrying out a $20,000 expansion program, and further improvements are contemplated. A canal one and a' half miles long Is being built to drain swamp lanVU K t near the waterfront to rid the com-., . munity of the mosquito -pest. Bids for construction, of a new postoffice building on East Fourth street at. a cost of about $25,00(1 have been requested. funds are pouring in for the erection of a $50,000 Catholio x church, to be known as St. Peter's. A gain In circulation of more ' than 10,000 books was made by the Pittsburg public library during the fiscal year ending June 30.. The new city pumping plant, supplying water at higher presr, sure- and using less horsepower than, at any time in the past, is now 'in operation. - Approximately 85 carloads of fish, equivalent to 3,000,000 pounds, were shipped the past year by local wholesalers to eastern des-" tinations. EXPANSION St'MMEb The Industrial Finance company last ' week increased Its capital Mock from '$25,000 ..to $75,000, to better accomniodatresidents seeking loans for homes and other purposes. . Perhaps the best summary in terms of population Increase that these facts yield was expressed by N. A. Becker, general superintendent of the Columbia Steel corporation, in an address last week to the chamber of commerce directors. "The rate of expansion at which Pittsburg Industries have proceeded in the past, if continued as heretofore, will mean a Pittsburg 'of 20,000-p o p u 1 a 1 1 o n within five years," Becker said. The new high school building is rising on a twenty-acre tract south of the Southern Pacific right-of-way. It will contain 20 classrooms with every modern educational facility. J. F. Hannah of San Fran- ' cisco has contracted for this work. STREET PROGRAM Hutchinson & eompanj1' Oakland contractors, have over a hundred men at work carrying out the city's street program, which contemplates widening and improvement oi near ly a seore of thtoroughfares at a cost of about $75,000. The new .home tract comprises 61 lots in a strip of land 100 feet wide, running from the waterfront to West Ninth street. This tract is 1 expected to be made a part of the ' city within two weeks, when' its development will go forward, ' Rev. Father E. G. McMullen, rec tor of St. Peter's Catholic church, is in charge of the drive for funds 1 to be used in erection of a new $50,000 edifice at Bight and Black .Diamond streets adjoining the pres ent church. The financial cam- . paign is expected to gain full mo-riientum within a very short time. Private capital is being expended t in the erection of a new 'post-office on East Fourth street, next to the .'...Western Union office, at a cost of about $25,000. The expansion of the Columbia Steel corporation is to cost $200,-000, providing do.ublo the open- nearth capacity of the existing fac tories and Increasing the output in ail departments by the addition of 40 to 50 men on the payroll. Other industries at Pittsburg are also in the grip of expansion plans. At the . ureat Western Electro Chemical company and the 1'io neer Rubber Mills, these plans are - reported to have assumed a defi nite outline of activity. LIBRARY GAINS In another direction,, the Pitts burg library's gain of 10,000 circu latlon during the past year is pointed out as an indication of the cultural and , home-loving qualifies of the residents. The circulation Increase, It is believed, will show the Pittsburg library to be second among all branches in the county In patronage, being led only by the Martinez main library.' r- 1 . l . O. O. F. at Tracy Jn Joint Ceremony TRACY, July 16. Joint installation of three branches of Odd Fellows officers was held freVer-sFred Herzog was seated as noble gland . of SumneRLodge No. 177; Edna Hoomes waS-nstalled . as noble grand of Samaria Rebekah Lodge No. 173; and . William Saxouer, chief patriarch of Tracy Encamp-ment, No. 149. . CROCKETT CROCKETT, July 18. William McClain of Oakland was a recent. Visitor at the J. Murphy residence, . , John C. Adams of Santa Rosa is being "eiitsi''itned,:.;iat the home of his nephew, Ai thur Andrewson. Mr. and Mrs. MorrisSLewU?and sol? Junior, accompanied ty Vliss Ruth Jacka of San Jose leave today by automobile for a two weeks' s visit with relatives In Los Angeles. .Thomas Coughlin is spending a fortnight') vacation visiting at the W. Scott Mome in San Francisco. Miss Elfie Forester of Berkeley spent Friday as the guest of her sister, Mrs. R.vE. Cello of Valona. Mrs. A- Miiinini of Arizona arrived yesterdr.y forAan iVideflnite stay with he? son, August Mianani. Miss Lorna Harris of Marsh-field. Orwron, ia a. lltmne truest this week t Mr, and Wra. WUUamJ I -yv3&tfG.:KU -.ISmX ... ..... SAV-y -st ,y. , I II LULI I. Id 1 ALVARADQ. ..July 16. Organization of a volunteer fire department is under way here.' This has been contemplated since the fiew firefighting equipment was purchased several weeks ago but the recent destruction of "Little Tijuana" by firs caused the fire commissioners of the. district to name officers oiC the department earlier than had been expected. The officers as announced by Will J. Emery, chairman of the board, qf commissioners, are: John H. Ralph, chief; Jack Boyd, .captain, and. ' Harry fihingler," Tony Santos and W,.H. F. Costa, lieutenants.' The. officers ot the. department are to recruit a force of 12 firemen and regular drills will begin in the near future. MarymeN.S.G.W. Have New phief M A II Y S V I L J j E, July Hi. Mal'y.sviile Parlor No. 6, - Native Sons of the Golden West, has elected Hay C. Burris president for the next year. Other . officers nninod were pu.st president, Abe, Schneider; first vice-president, It. S. Kingsbury; second vice-president, Thoi'n a h Mathews, Sr.; third vic.e-presidcnt, P. . .1. Delay'; recording secretary, V, Fogarty; ..financial poci-elary, T. J. O'Connor; '.reasurer, T. .1. O'Bi'ie.n; marshal, A.. R. Boan; trustees, J. K. Lewis, It. T. .Un-nott and F, H. (ireely; outside sentinel, JT, G. Eastman;, inside sen-, tinel, Clarence Gray; surgeon, Vr. Allan Gray. The new officers will be installed on July 27. , : - 1000 Trees Razed By Highway Fire SACRAMENTO, July 16. Near ly one thousand trees growing on the west side of'he Victory highway were destroyed by fire near Freeport, when a blazed" starting in a field known a (Victory acres, swept through them. tqntville" YOUNTVILLE, July 16. Miss Elizabeth Silva' 'Of San Francisco is the guest of her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Duffy. Mrs. H. Skellenger ,and twiii sons have returned home from an outing at Santa Cruz, Mr. and Mrs. Che sTFT L4 n c o 1 n left for their home-in Los Angeles Tuesday. They were accompanied south by- Lincoln's sister, , Mrs. Oliver Strohl, and her two chil dren. ' Miss Hazel Burnhanv, student nurse at St. Luke's hospital is spending her vacation with her parents here, Mr. and Mrs. Burn-ham. "'i J. E. and Mrs. Jurgins are en tertaining Oakland friends at their country home near OakviUe. Mesdames Agnes Cases a-nd T. Hanrahan' and fantily of Oakland are the house guests of Mrs. JO Gagita here. George Murphy former Yount- ville youth, but now an experienced druggist has accepted a nosition at that profession in the East. He will be accompanied East by Mrs. Murphy, on Thursday. Sixty-five friends were1 invited to the D. Defilipps home for an evening during the past week in honor of their infant son's christ ening. Among the guests were the Rev. .Fathers JCdward Maher of Oakland and Peter Bennett of 1'ountviIJe, ' Mrs. JcvvTu Gagetta wax hos tess t a whist party In community cell litre Tuiclay night. Geologist to Make Study of Sutter Buttes Strange Formation to Be Surveyed by Savant From England. YUBA CITY, July 16. The Sutter Buttes, curious formation . of hills towering several thousand feet from the level floor of the Sacramento valley, i0 miies northwest of Yuba Cityi are to be studied by a geologist from the University of Liverpool, JSngland. He is Howell WilliamX who has been here' for several days .preparing for the survey which he.W-ilL-Stai't in Sep-" tern her. , Many geologists, hiive , made studies of the. Suttee Buttes in attempts to determine their origin. The reports of -the savants have differed.' ' Some havg declared that the-; buttes are- the remains of a volcano, and others have held the opinion that they originated duif-"" ing an earthquake, gutter cojlnty residents who have explored the hills declare that on one of them is a fissure Resembling the crater of an extinct volcano. Volcanic rocks and ashes also have been reported found. Camp Sacramento , Filled With Guests SAC KA M 10 NTO, J lily 3 6. Cam p Sacramento itr Ihe Sierra nenr Strawberry is filled with sumjiie'f BikVIk, uncording,, to George K. Kims, ci'.y. director of recreation; The camp is maintained by the municipality. It will accommodate approximately .180 guests. KX-CONVier SENTENCED. SACRAMENTO, July 16. Charles Moore, an ex-convict was sentenced to'-Foisom prison this week by John F. Pullen, superior judge, when found guilty of carrying a concealed weapon. The prisoner was originally sent . to state's prison for burning insured property in Lob Angeles in November 1921. CENTER VILLE , , CiyjrTERVILLE," July 16. Justice of "the peace Allen O. Norris presided over the police court of Judge Bacon in Oakland Wednesday. . The Botelho faniiii ; accom-panied' by-"Lic.k "SYJilfe.'iijirt Ff.a'n Sousa, are en route hfi& after a vacation spent in the .Pacific Northwest.'. - - . Dr. Stanley McMillan and family -'have returned from a motor" trip through northern " California. John E. Wie.se, Oakland .attorney, and Judse Allen G. Norris left Friday night 'for a brief outing in Yosemite valley.. - Judge B. Mickle is reported seriously ill at his home here. John Fittlnir. and family have returned from a vacation spent at Capitola. Miss Betty Heakin is recovering from a serious illness at the home of Mrs. C. Emmerson. . AUBURN it- - AUBURN July 16. Probation officer andiMrs. L. J. Kinney and deputy 'county clerk,. Miss .Lillian Rechenmacher (eft yesterday for a two weeks' vacation trip to San Diego and other Southern California, points. v Assistant post master John iH. Robinson of Auburnhas returned from a brief trip to tho biy cities. City i-cuf-Jor Charles H.' Slade r'lid family 'have, left for , their Summer home at..,. ., Wenworth Springs, El Dorado county.'" Mis Elains Mobley, Instructor In Physical training activities, is vis- SACRAMENTO, July 16. Widening of 7.8 miles of the highway between Dublin and Hayward Is anticipated now 'at an early date as a result contemplated opening of ! construction bids by the state highway commission, at a meeting scheduled for August 1. The approximate cost of this work will near $350,000. The (department is now engaged in reconstructing the 'stretch of highway between Llvermore and Dublin. , With the finish of work between ' Dublin and Hayward is announced, stated Harry A. En-cell, attorney for the .commission autoists will have a 16-mile stretch of wide and newly laid and thek-ened concrete highway to travel upon. . Druid Auxiliary Augments Rolls ST. HELENA, July 16. "The St. Helena Olive Circle No. 8, auxiliary to the lodge of Druids, last night initiated eight candidates. The following St. Ilelenans were mada members of the order: Rose Pon-cetta, Marie Guidici, Mary Pesstoni, Josephine Bognotti, Clarice' Pinole, Louis Cavallinl, Herman Jones and Amile Pestoni. F1CN 10 LUNCHEON. WALNUT CREEK, July 16. Mrs. J. W. Stokes, second vice-president of the American Legion Auxiliary and Miss Camille Stokes, treasurer, .will entertain the unit at the second picnic luncheon, sewing party of the sumrner for Tuesday, July 19. ' Lead Used for Cancer Cure Proves Efficatious at Woodland Clime WOODLAND, JW 16. HurrSble lead, basest of metals, is being used at the Woodland clinic here in . the fight against humanity's most dreaded disease, cancer. WhiTe the treatment was first Snnnunced to the medical world In 1921 by Dr. Blair Bell, an Edinburgh physician, it had not ben put to practical use until less tn. a year ago, and was not introduced intoGalil'ornia hospitals until this spring. The Woodland clinic is one of four' hospitals in the state that has the facilities necessary for Its administration. The treatment is an essential departure from former efforts along this direction; according to local medicos. Briefly, it consists of a collodial solution of'Iead injected intervenously in conjunction, "with standard cancer treatments suc.h as x-rays, radium and surgery. The solution is being made In the' Cottage" '-hospital in Santa Yuba City Man'i Ariti-Aircraft Gun Invention Attracts Army Attention YUBA CITY,.. Juljr J&.-CftElaiB I.E. Farington of Company H, 184th Infantry, Yuba City, has invented an attachment" which will permit anti-aircraft machine "guns.; to be elevated -9 0 degrees, which exceeds the 'elevation. p the standard mounting on present machine guns. , ' p ' After he had drawn the plans for ,fhe attachment and had a iting in Berkeley foC a weekf and will spend two weeks in the Y'Ot samite wjth Miss Mary Lou -Watts, English teacher, before returning to Auburn. , Roy D. McCallum, county farm Loaf 315 Days Of Year, Newest Living Recipe Continental Walker Off erg Plan to Live on 30 Cents Daily. , HAYWARD, - July- .16,-t-Fifty working days, leaving 315 perfectly good days Of 24 hours each in whitltto loaf, are ample to make on.e'.Wlving during a year, according to Roger Payne, who Is walk ing from New York to the Pacific cofist and back" again for'the tilth tlmata, Payne, who was recently in Hayward, declares that it is but a matter of reducing personal wants to needs,, ...,..,...,.., He finds that he needs but one suit of khaki and changes of un derclothing, the total cost being about 10 cents a day, and that with careful buying he can live well on 30 cents a day for l'vd American industry, Payne . as serts, Is 75 per cent inefficient; and that the American people are producing only approximately a quar- teir on what they could produce. He declares that if we want more than, we are producing today, we ought to produce It by '"'working one-fourth of the time. 'Discussing the possibility "of maintaining a. family on a 60-day working schedule, Pyne argues for physical and mental tests before marriage and insists that the man who Jacks ability and thrift to.. save 12000 before marriage should hot presume to raise a family. Anyone who wants to get a living easily and quickly, will avoid beiir a storekeeper" .or store clerk, he says. Considering the long hours worked, the small storekeeper is worse paid thun the, common laborer,, he declares. bara, under direct supervision of enemies who nave been trained in the work by Dr. Blah-. So' complicated is the treatment and so fine, the observations to be made as to its therapeutic reactions that the solution is being dispensed only to such hospitals as have .facilities for , handling it under direction' of a physician specially trained for the "purpose. According to clinic doctors, the product has not been used long enough to prove its. per centage of tif t'i t'i en r- Vinf t'cit,ni.Ja 51 n rl --r'V,cei vations on cases in which the treat-? ment has been used are very encouraging.. The solution is said to act directly upon the cancerous growth, dAstroyiijg the diseased tissue. When administered properly, physicians sa.y, it lacks the dangerous elements" found present in other cancer, treatments that have been fear-tseeeayQr6 ugfe t -fm t , model made Captain Farington sent the drawings to Adjutant General R. E. Mittelstaedt, who studied them and then sent . thgm to the drdnance department of the United States army at Washington," D. C, where the appliance is being considered' for possible use on all United States anti-aircraft guns. Farlngton's invention weigh but nine pounds and is said to be simple in operation and practical, advisor, arid Mrs. McCultuin, left yesterday for. a month's vacation trip by automobile. Mrs. Madge Cross of Sacramento, Is visiting with her mother, Mrs. H. E. Culver, in this city . IflBflfllCTIru nnv NAPA, July 16. Hugh Ball, general chairman of the Armistice Day celebration to be held Jn this city, appointed the following committees: Publicity, Rex Herf, chairman; George Francis, Henry Banchero; -finance, Robert L. Brown, Robef t L. Merrill, - Allen Davis; decorations, streets and business houses, Thomas -Fagan, Harry Hill, Laurel Switzer, P. E Connolly, Paul Sperry; parade. Emmett Ward, "Milton Ransford Arthur Hyuck, Huntington Saxo Scott Mansfield, 'Harold Graham, Walter Lutge, C. E. Gabbard,, Jim Crawford; literary exercises, Benjamin Corlett; Percy King Jr., Df: H. R. Coleman, Nathan - Coombs, Rev. M. E. McKerrichep; special "attractions, John Hurlburt,' Louis Kahn, Fred Heintz; Classic Grill, Earl Ritzer, Oliver Howell, Lloyd Grandall, G. L. Ferguson;- sports, James Maher, Ras Johnson, Dr. D. H. Murray; music, Bert Woods. Clyde Carey, Louis Bertain, Dr. H R. Coleman; dance, Anthony Pay-an, William Schmidt, Everett Ris-ley, Howard Attebury, Frank Gaff-ney, Charles Locarninl, Harold Benton,, Harold Doughty, Arthur Miller; parking' at dance, Mlito.i Hansford," Earl Johansen, Henry Anderson; grand prize, George Strong, Ross Berglunrt, Dr. Dawson; : ticket sales, Pnul Thomson. Ned Van Winkle, George Stolz. Mervyn Manasse',; printing, Rex Herf, Jess Ransi'ord, Percy KIiik; Post float, Zap Magetti, -Ed Arnitz, G. L, Linton, Arnold M.'tupin; transportittlon, Wallace Switzer. Marvin Swift. ' : 4 , ... Grass Crop Helps Range Stock Sale L1VERMORE, , July 16. The heaviest, crop of grass in Liver- more 'valley;"th 10 years Is held re sponsible by stockmen for. the higli prices being paid for beef cattle shipped from this, section this summer; -, The shipment of prime steers Is reported to be the highest ever paid for cattle raised in. the valley. Ten cars of prime steers were shipped to Sap Francisco Thursday by D. M. ' McLemore. He is planning to ship approximately 10 cars of steers per week for the next two months. Architect Visitor At Modesto Home MODESTO, , July 111. Russell, Gf'uerne De 'Lappe, architect of Oakland who designed; the' Elks building and Athens Athletic . club of that city, and who has been named architect of the new -Stanislaus county hospital here, was a visitor in Modesto with his parents,. Dr. Fred R, Lappe and Mrs. Lappe this week. Dr. De Lappe is Stanislaus County Health Officer. ..- ----- I-....:,..... Church Union Is Host of Member SANTA CLARA, July 16,-Mem. bers of the Santa Clara Baptists Y'oung Peoples Union, weft entertained at the home of Mrs. M. E. Berry on the Los Gatos road. The new officers of the society are; John Walters, president; . Miss Beulah Berry, vice-president; .'-Sites N. Seibolt,, secretary,, and . Earl Hickman, treasurer. ' DAIRYMEN TO AVISD. PETALUMA. July IS. At. a dinner party given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Hosto the engagement was announced, of their daughter, Miss Katherine Hosto,.to Herman Bundesen. Bundesen sa conducting a dairy ranch at Sn-noma' where the yountf couple will Reside after the wedding, to take place next month. WOODLAND, July 16. Yolo grain growers are having their best season in five years, according to N. G. Merritt, president of the Bank of Yolo. r Consistently high prices, together with crops of unusually excellent quality, are the reasons set forth by Merritt for the prosperous con dition of the grain trade. "In other agricultural lines," tho banker declared, "the season Is up to par. It ia a little too early to prophesy regarding fruits, but indications are that raisers will have normal crops and will be able to dispose of them at fair prices. "Truck gardtn acreage has not increased since last year, when many ranchers of thig district began to plant lots of smalt stuff. Lettuce growers were rewarded handsomely in the spring crop this year, but lost out last fall. "Truck gardening here is still In the experimental stage. I doubt whether large acreages here will ever be devoted to it, because of the perishable nature of the products,"! Wheat acreage, said Merritt, has increased this year at the expense of barley. ': SACRAMENTO, July Iff. Over $14,000,000 in industrial and agricultural development in California Is anticipated by state officials as the result of the filing of 26 applications for water diversion from streams of the state with the state division of' water rights, department of public works, the pajit week. Included in the list are seven applications made by A. R, Heron, chairman of the state board of control under authority of the Feigenbaum act written for the purpose of preserving a portion of the -flow of mountain' streams for the counties in which they originate. ' The filings are of a general nature, and are of sufficient quantity of water .to irrigate more than a million acres? Largest 6t the applications U that filed by John L. McNab, San Francisco, contemplating power development on the north fork of the American river .to cost $10,-000,000. Silver Expert From , Shanghai Is Banned By REGINALD SWEETLAND (Special Cable to The Oakland TRIBUNE and tho Chicago Daily New.) SHANGHAI, July 16.- Silver exportation from Shanghai is prohibited on Instructions igiven customs inspectors against issuance of permits to foreign or Chinese firms. r. The orders, which came from .the Nanking government, were a' surprise, though in keeping with General Chiang Kai-Shek's efforts to maintain silver currency' while doing his utmost to false a sixty million dollar loan (about $30,000,000 in American money) for administration and war expenses. '-' The prohibition is likely to have a disastrous effect on trade with the interior, making Shanghai's business conditions similar to Hankow's. 'Clipyright.. l?m, the Chicago Daily News.) i Fingerprints f Transmitted ThroughRadio New Weapon Against Crime. Is Found in Broadcasting Field. LONDON, July 16. A device for the transmission by wireless of finger prints hand writing and fashion plates Is beiirfe' perfected in the laboratory at Chetmford by G. M . ' Wright of the Marconi com. pany. This Invention, If successful, will, result In one of the great-, est revolutions In wireless telegraphy of the century. Up to the present time such messages have been transmitted-over only a distance of a few miles and the inventor is now hoping to extend "this distance until the system becomes as extended as , the radio. The developments which would be made possible by the success of this invention are amazing. - An open letter or a postcard could re transmitted by wireless and received in the exact handwriting of the sender. A man in an airplane during an operation would be able to make notes or sketches of enemy activity and they would be transmitted automatically to headquarters -without his having to tap out Morse message's or1 speak by1 telephone. It would make the Morse code obsolete in many important branches. The'finger prihts of a suspected person arrested in same' distant city would.no sooner be taken by police officials than they would be verified -by the police of another city, perhaps of another continent. The latest fashion piaiea of Paris could be sent in this manner to New York. And since pictures could be transmitted in the same way, it would mean that the, telegraphic news pages of the newspapers would be graphically Illustrated with telegraphic pictures. Wireless pictures are already oossible, of course, but the new system through its speed and clarity promises to supersede all others. The invention would also result in remarkable changes in newspaper production. Tests that have been carried, out .show that in the simplest ways each page can be flashed from one office to another. Thift'; indicates that the time is not far distant when the copy of a New York paper could be flashed across the Atlantic to Paris for its European edition. It is "expected that at least several more months will be necessary ( before the scheme Is perfected for use. . . ... UMILLIONS IN PROJECTS Real Estate Activity Taken as Diablo Valley Development. BRENTWOOD, July 16 Unusual activity In the movement of real estate and in building wo noticeable hera during the past 60 days, 14 separate property transfers having been made during' that period. , . ., Robert A. Clark purchased a lot and is erecting a garage and set' ice station. This property is located on the Diablo Valley highway south of here. Four residences in block h were bought by C. C. Mooers, local druggist; Professor E. U. Nash, principal of the Liberty Union high school; George P. Upham, manager , of tho East Contra, Costa Chamber of Commerce, and C. P. Baron. In this block also K. Graf, instructor In the Liberty high schoiSJhas purchased a kit and Is completTrrjg a residence. Herbert Estes recently sold ens acre to Joe Schwendel and hjs purchased several lots in another addition and has erected a small residence for rentand is now building a 3 5 0 0 home for hife family. Herman V. Bennett of Cot'age inn has purchased the Apderson home on Second street. T. N. Keilh and Albert Rinkie are also building. James Morris has purchased from Rudolf Buchholtz a cottage built last year. 1 R. C'fTSVifflth has purchased t cornec lot opposite the Liberty Union high school and It i said will be improved as a service station in the future. R. I. Deeney has purchased a two-acre tract which is planted to orchard and will be held for future Subdivision. Another improvement in the town o . Brentwpod is he service station being enected bf' J. W. Cooper on railroad property at the corner of Railroad avenue and Oak. streets, and which will be opened ta the. public within a few days. This ac tivity i in real estate has far ex-T ceeded any IS month recprd in Brentwood for many years and is an indicator of the great development in Diablo valley, chamber of commerce officials declare. Life Guard Saves Woman Swimmer MONTB RIO, July 16,--Harold Farquar of Petaluma, first assistant life guard at Camp Vacation on the Russian river near Monte Rio. saved a woman's life yesterday when he jumped Into-the. river and grabbed her as she wag struggling against a swift current which she and a companion were unable to combat, Farquar, who swam to midstream after the woman, held her head out of water until a boat arrived, Palo Alto School Lists Open Sept. 6 PALO ALTO, July 16. Regis tration, in the junior college de-: icuuneui oi tne x-aio Alto union high school, to be instituted this fall, will open. September t, ao-. cording to preliminary plans drafted by Walter H. Nichols, principal of the high school. The student body will be classified into two groups: Candidates for the junior certificate, admitting directly to upper division standing in the university, and candidates for the junior diploma. j.. Napa Girl Will Wed Vallejo Man NAPA, July lli.-.Mi.- Eve!., n Silva of Napa will becume tll bride of Mr. Raymond Orriek of Vallejo, Sunday evening,. July 24.. The" ceremony will be held iir St. Vincent's church in (he presence of many friends. Following the ceremony a reception will he held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray- . umnil Lyttle, Pennsylvania streeV Vallejo. Joint Ceremony of Lodges at Bay Point BAY' POTNT, July 16. -Wednesday, July 20, is the date set tv the joint installation of the Cr-quineu lodge of Rebek'Urs and Biv Point Lodge, No. 433 l.O.O.F. The ceremonies are to be held at Odd Fellows hall and a banquet will be served. . . 4- ... NAPA G1UL WEDS. .NAPA, July 16. Announcement was made here today of the wed- , ding of Miss Catherine Coghill of Napa : and Frank Cleaves, San Francisco realtor. Miss Coghill ia the'datlgtiter of .Ed Coghill, Napa rancher. RODEO ! RODEO, July 16. Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Ambrasier of Oleum, returned after a vacation in San Bernardino mountains. Mrs. W. H. Brundege has returned after a week in Santa Rosa. Mrs. O. Erickson and family are spending their vacation at Lake Tahoe. . , Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Olsen mid daughter, Marjory, left today ii Guerneville. . - - . L. GV. Metcalf and A. G. Pane of Los Angelea are visiting the Union Oil company plant at oleum. Mr. and Mrs. II. Iverson and family left this week for a two weeks' vacation. . " LEG TROUBLE V: r'cosc Veins- Ulcerations Viscose Alcihod jrvts at th t-fat cmip-u of uirerttt.iMk u-lncit t. uallj dimmish ii rculti fit i rout pwoHtfo i-an or varicose vcta. Auw totWrnal application cjnee a wevfe refitawi fissile tocKiut,'s. Kftfuces It ii less, Stopa. a chef anil P&iiis. Makes b!m-tl efrcu-itttf. Arnd living up (a bent wo'rts. 1 R? suits tjiiirk aetf positive wlillt jou work an usual. JSeod- no fr t U&U BOOK. TvllF bo T ftt b'tt O. T ViwMt i 'AKiii ia. Al-varmlw Anslca Calif. A4i . iisetucot

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