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i OAKLAND TEIBUNE. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1937 -i PAGE A" E. A. Filene, Financier, - Dies in Paris WHERE FIRE BURNED IN FOOTHILLS .Boston Merchant Was 55 Z Pioneer in 5-Day Week, 'Social Security Move f ARIS. (Sunday). Sept. 26.-(U.B -t-tdward A. Filen, ' 77-year-old Dpi ton merchant Vha was known m ofo of America's Ynost socially minded aftd philanthropic million aires, tn active worker lor "social Security" and pioneer Jn advo eating the five-aay week, died today, fThe business man Suffered Ws seoond attack of pneumonia in two years on September 22. He ww taken to the American Hospital where the crista- was predated for yesterday. ;For n while physicians thrught he would pull through but his age was t5d much for the illness. ' developed serious compiles tkins almost immediately. ;He was pronounced in satisfactory condition on Friday but became wrirse during the night and yester dry hi physicians refused to Issue a bulletin on hi condition. 'Filene was stricken in Moscow two years ago but recovered with the aid of a German specialist. ;i bachelor. Filene left only on clow, relative, his brother. A. Lin ruin Filene. ' Filene died at 3:40 a. m. after the crisis developed toward midnight. He- sank Steadily through the night and finally died through respira tory failure. ccmrtKATKma follow "Another unsuccessful million aFrt" wan the way Edward A. Filene labeled hhnself, althougif ne was an 4frriiitlonallv known merchant, philanthropist, economist, author Continued from far e One L . j -i ...... i. w4i mrA offirlent retail distribution. Hie business slo homes found vantage point on an ww "Lower costs, eliminate nearby hill, to watch the progress waste, increase wages and profits of the fire, which at times crept sfid raise the general standard of slowly through brush and at other living um leayrru iivmii i .. i- filene also, was an organizer of Most saw the blaze halted before it n.c Trnwt Kti and Inter- et fire to the homes, but a lew nfflonal Chambers of Commerce, .were less fortunate. GOt COLLEGE DECREE WATCH HOME BURN 'Although he never went to col- V. F. Saugus and his wife, who letfe, Filene was awarded an honor- built their home at 6539 Owin Road ary LLi D. degree from Lehigh Unl- only a year ago, watched their home osr.lto Anrl Imnnilni rieCOrBtiOnS b.V htirrf. France, Italy,- Austria and Czecho- Another home destroyed by the Slovakia. fire was that of Ted Goold, on He was foimder and president of Broadway Terrace. The damage was 09 iwenwein uenvuiy iuu. so compimo rncie mm m.. ...... ft J - V 1 ' rV wS 1 1 ' y - - ' -v - rsL?" ' "n AAV ,' -..-.." .-,."(, . Berkeley Fire we said goodby to our ' iiai ir rtAAr -lllllT rirMV 11 Voarf Ann itlUMt KUUr UUM1I NKt in 1 cui j yu Th ihadd porttoa of th abort map ihowt th ata burned ovtr by y8lrday' brush fire in the Pineharen district of the Oakland hills. 4 HOMES DESTROYED AS FIRE PERILS RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT IN FOOTHILLS . , inljied to Imnrove economic, in rixttrinl. civic and educational con ditlons; a member of the general idvlsory council of the American Association for LeBOr Legislation; -hatrmon nf the War Shinning Com mittee: served as vice-chairman of ihit vrutive committee and chair mm Ot the finance committee of the Lrtgue to Enforce peace. Filene was brrn In Salem, Mass., Sf-Wember 3, 1860. son of William SB Clara Ballin Filene, fhe father huSrinf founded the William Filene Sons Company department store, of which he was president ana cnair man of the finance eorfimittee, not find the street number the house had borne. WATER BUPPLlf GONE The first house damaged was that of W. R. Powers, at 3142 Kittniana Road, near where the fins started. The Powers, visiting nearby, saw the smoke and rushed home in time to save a few of their possessions. The owner of the fourth house ruined in the fire was not learned by fire department officials. Hours after the homes were burned, and while the fire was approaching the Clarcmont substation of the power company and . also burning near the crest of the hill, a report frm the area said all reservoirs in. the district were exhausted, and no water was available. Backfiring was resorted to in an effort to extinguish the blaze. Fire fighters expressed fear the flames mltfht approach another residential sec:m if the wind increased. PARtrEE RANCH PERILED High tension lines carrying 110.000 volts from the Pitt and Feather River to the P. G. id E. substation were put out of service temporarily by the fire. Service was restored, but the fire burned nflfli- another section of the line later in the evening. Reports late in the evening, which firemen could not verify, said that a ranch owned by Dr. George C. Pardee, former governor of California and former mayor of Oakland, was in the path of thu flames. Another unconfirmed report saw the home of William La Crosse, a rabbit breeder, also was endangered. Excitement of the fire spread to the California-St. Mary's football gnme in the stadium at Berkeley luring the afternoon when a re-nuest was broadcast over the loud speaker system that Berkeley fire men report to iniei uot gerty. f The men were sent to their fire stations and Instructed Id stand by Jt case of need. -YesterdoVf Blote Recoils Burning of 600 Boildingi Then Fourten years and elfiht days ago, at almost the same minute as yesterday's conflagration started, a disastrous" fire" swept down from the Berkeley Hills, destroying r..ore than 600 buildings in that city, leaving at least 4000 persons homeless and causing damage estimated in excess of $10k,000. Fanned by high winds, the blaze raged out of Wildcat Canyon and within a few hours had burned over approximately. 130 acres of heavily populated residential dis trict While most of the raied structures were single family dwellings, 63 spartmcnts, buildings and flats were destroyed, as were 13 fralern ly, sorority and student club houses, four studios and libraries, two schools, a church and a fire sta tion. In addition to the larger build- inRs consumed by the flames, more than 200 structures of minor Importance, such as detached garages, stables and sheds, were burned. Hundreds of other buildings were damaged. As in yesterday's holocaust, the fire came at the height of a hot dry spell and was carried by vary ing afternoon winds. Within a short time after Its sttrt, calls for aid were sent to Oakland, San Francisco, Piedmont; Emeryville, Richmond, Alameda and Hayward. ' Entering Berkeley near the Bcrryman Reservoir, the fire fanned out in a general southwesterly di rection. Bounded roughly on the east by La Loma Avenue, the blaze burned as far south as Berkeley Way and as far west as Shattuck Avenue. Ordered From House as Flcmes Neareo "Woman Thovgfif AH Wqj to Be Lost (Editor's note. Here Is an eye-witness accpunt of hov the Oakland hill fire swept up a canyon yesterday and across Broadway Terrace, given by Mrs. Marguerite Risley of 6493 Farralone Way, who was told to evacuate her home with four generations of her family. fly KIRS. MARGUERITE K ISLET ' Woman Flees Fire in Auto Eyewitness Tell Of Seeing Fir Leap Across Canyon a, JAPAN OPENS NEW ATTACK ON SHANGHAI DEFENSIVE Hfs Are Rescued 0stion:p ' 5 . . From Fiery Traps itesidenfs 6f the upper Merrie-watid district became volunteer life- sabers of household animals, late n , apparent they are having dlf- yegteraay. as me names 01 ine wrcsi 1 ficulty to the nortnwsst Continued from rage 1 cover landing operations at Pootung, Across tne river from the Settlement. While the Japanese in Northern Chansl Province are consolidating their positions after steady advances southward along the Peiping-Han-kow and Tientsin-Pukow railways, fi, leaping through the treetops, cracked at the doors of hillside homes. Dogs, rabbits and other animals, chained Or penned In the path of the blaze. In the yards or nouses from which families were tempo rarily absent, were released from what might have proved deatn-traps. .One volunteer slipped the chain cVk collie, which had been confined The renorts trickling through Jap anese censorship indicate Kaaki's division has finally clashed with the Chinese Communists under the vet eran General Chu Teh. VICTORY REPORTED On Friday Chinese dispatches to Nanking said the Chinese Commun ists won ft considerable victory over a Japanese column In the same vicinity. It was described as the td 1 dog-house at the rear ol a Gwln first big battle in which the' Conv P d home, as the flames were lick. in J toward the animal's shelter from a! distance of only a few feet. mother volunteers haatily evacuated rabbits and other pet from a number of threatened residences jn the vicinity, while scores of emergency fire-fighters atrove to save the homes. Safer Motoring Urged in Berkeley munists had engaged since the Nan king-Communist approchnient. Chi nese claimed 3000 Japanese troops were killed and 2000 captured, A Chinese spokesman said that 66 Japanese planes participated in. the raids, which lasted . all day. They dropped 200 bombs. Five Japanese plnea were shot down and three Chinese planes were lost. FOREIGNERS SAFE United States Ambassador Nelson T. Johnson and his staff and about 0 other Americans watched the raids. Ifone of them, nor any other foreigner, was hurt. The Japanese demonstrated supe riority In the air and bombed their oblectives with deadly accuracy BERKELEY, Sept. 29. Nine out or every 10 accidents involving mo to vehicles can be prevented, said Chester Fisk, president of the Berke ley Traffic Safety Commission, in mih henvv Chinese anti-aircraft .tfnaanress yesirraay nnon oriuie fjrp There was a near-pmiic in the fif as the raids continued hour after hour. The government insisted, how ever, that it win noi n Dan a on tne capital and a spokesman said that there are still about 500,000 cvilians In the city, BANKING CIRCLE HIT The electric power plant was hit and Nanking was without lights. Thousands of workmen were repairing streets and removing the debris of wrecked buildings early today. The famous banking circle In the heart of the business section was badly damdged by 200-pound bombs, which wrecked the United States embassy a mile away. The United Press offices were partly wrecked when four bombs hit the building of the National Economic Council rrots the street The Wuhan cities Hankow. Wu- re City Commons Club at the Berkeley Women's City Club. VI cannot conceive of any situa-tf n in this country today, under v. ich 37.800 people would be killed p h year and more than 1.000.000 i; iired. which would not provoke U Jm the citizenry general upris-ir 1 against ita practices and a fl. rr.ana lor drastic raiorm. me fraker said. "If "the happiness of 31 it families mean anything we must te in changing a bad situation." Pisk called upon the club mem-, "S to unite with the educational .- ,kd the Berkeley Traffic Safety ' nmission and asked special co-ration in -Child Safety Month" 9 being observed by driving past -oui and where children are 3 ing with unusual care. day's raids were 650 and that 750 wounded were in hospitals. Fifteen hundred houses and buildings were destroyed.' Thousands of people fled from the Wuhan cities into the interior, Japan Held 'Beyond Pole of Humanlfy' WASHINGTON, . Sept. 25. U.ft-Chinese Ambassador C. T. Wang charged today that the Japanese Army in China has placed itself "beyond the pale of humanity" by indiscriminate bombing of civilian areas, destruction of Chinese Red Cross unils and the use of poison gas. In statement, which Wang said would be presented formally to the State Department later, the ambassador charged that the Japanese Army has "willfully perpetrated such Infamous deeds" that Japan cannot escape the responsibility for having "grossly violated the principles of humanity and international law." Wang contended that the Japanese Army had resorted to the use of poisonous gases in at least two areas in China in tne wanKow Pass, which Wang said succumbed to Japan chiefly because of the use of gas, and at Ku-an, in Hopei province. 620,000 Soldiers In Shanghai War Zone SHANGHAI. Sept. 25. (U.Pi A Japanese Army spokesman said today that more than 120.(100 Japanese ttoops were facing 400.000 Chinese on the Shanghai front and thut both sides were bringing up reinforcements. The spokesman paid tribute to the fiRhting qualities of the Chi nese and sairf that me Japanese losses were far higher than had been expected. Japan has lost 1412 men killed and 4169 wounded, he said a total of 5581 casualties on the Shanghai front Star's Will Asks Diary Burning Holf of $1,000,000 Estate Is Left to Mate, Ben Bard HOLLYWOOD,- Sept. 25. (U. One-half of the $1,000,000 estate of Ruth Roland, famous "serial queen" of silent pictures, was left to her husband, Ben Bard, under the terms of her will, filed for probate today. Miss Roland was given final private funeral rites yesterday in the Wee Kirk o' the Heather, Forest Lawn, having succumbed to a can cer early Thursday. ,r' The star's will asked fhat all her diaries be destroyed and ner auio unnh hooks to go to Bard. Of the remaining 50 per cent of th .snt 45 ner cent will be divided equally between Miss Ro land's aunt, Mrs. Edith B. Thomp. son. and a cousin, Mrs. Charles Ger ven. The remaining 5 per cent was bequeathed to Alexander Ross, an uncle by marriage; to his wife Mrs. F.fhel Ross, and to their son, Jack, and daughter, Ruth, in equal shares. To her father, J. R- Roland, wno had not been heard from by her for many years, the actress left $100. To "the children of J. ft. Roland" she left $10 each and "to any other relatives seeking money from the estate, the sum of $1 each." Bard was named executor and trustee of his wife's estate under the will, dated last August 18. Oaklond Boy Rescued From Lake Temescal While scores of.swimmers, brought out by the warm wept her, watched, a life Kiinrd rescued James Scott, 10. of 6GR 34th Street, after He had become exhausted while attempting to swim across Lake Temescal yesterday. The life guard. Carl G. Cay, 20, of 1248 67th Street, rowed nearly 250 yards to the spot. - An inhalator squad headed by Battalion Chief Frank Kispert worked on the boy for several minutes before he was taken to the Alameda County Emergency Hos- j pital. He will recover, physicians : said. Wm. H. Crocker S. F. Banker Dies Continued from Page One Works, Pacific Gas & Electric Com pany, pacific improvement company. Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company, Pacific Telephone & Tel egraph C o m p-a n y , Palace Hotel Company, Provident Securities Company, Sierra Railway Company and Sperry Tlour Company. NOTED A8 PHILANTHROPIST Outside the economic field, his activities were equally in demand, and he helped to guide the affairs of the Children's Hospital, fhe " Episcopal Church i Corporaf ion,"-Grace; ca thedral 4 Corporation, Maria Kip OrohanaflC. Masonic Temple Asso ciation, Old People s Home, Scottish Rite Temple Association, St. Luke's Hospital, Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A., as well as the Red Cross and the University of California. He maintained a continuing thread of interest in his first technical training science through the presidency of the California Academy of Sciences. Innumerable charities were traced to. him, and a larger number for which he was responsible were not. On more than one accaslon he deeded property for charitable or public purposes, but retained large realty holdings, some in the heArt Of the down-town section of San Francisco, which accrued to his estate, ' . ACTIVE IN O. O. t. Until a relatively short time ago he had, been active in politics, serving as Republican National Committeeman for California for many vears. He was a 33rd-degree Mason and a member of a dozen or. more clubs, the favorite of which was the Bohemian Club, which feted him with more than 1000 persons in attendance when he celebrated hie fiftieth year of membership. Another Was the Pacific Union Club, where he was one of the sprightliest of those present on his 75th birthday. ' We were first attracted to the fire by smoke which beclouded tho after noon sun to the West of our home, 'down the canyon. We watched It for a while from the window and then when we heard fire engines far away we ran down the hill a block to Broadway Terrace, where we could see the beginning of the blaze, sweeping up the hill toward Broadway Terrace. At that time we had no idea that within an hour the roof of our house would be on fire and that we would have to evacuate, leaving all our belongings behind. When the fire started we were entertaining visitors, one of whom was Mrs. A. C. Paxton of 833 Walker Avenue. She had with her 4-months-old son. Larry, and her mother, Mrs. Mary Thompson, who, incidentally, is the great grandn other of the two daughters of Mrs. Dorothy Smith, who lives downstairs. The Smith daughter are Darlene, 4, and Barbara, 2. Also in the home , ere my twin children, JojfWfij and Joseph, 2'4. Mrs. Thompson is the grandmother of these children. So you see there were fotir generations of our family in the house. When the firemen rushed up the hill and told us '.nt we would have to get out right away ae a draff was shooting up the canyon, the whole four generations crammed into our sedan and e drove about two miles away where we stood on a hilt and watched the fire creep up toward our home. We left all our belongings behind, taking only what little money was around, our checkbook and clothes for the children. 1 From the top of the hill, we could see the fire creep right up to our back door. Meanwhile the firemen had connected up hoses and were playing the water on our house. Even so the roof of the house caught fire and all the window, panes facing the west, from when s the fire came, were cracked by the heat. We said goodby to our home and tears were streaming down the cheeks of my mother, Mrs. Thompson.. We watched the firemen battle the flames around our home for about an hour and inly when the fire was brought under control in the entire canyon were we permitted to return home. NEW YACHT BUILT HERE FOR NEXT HONOLULU RACE . er seasoned Burnhill Heads Alumni Council of Stanford Clifford H. Burnhill, Oakland at torner with offices at 1419 Broad way, and residing at 5908 Sherwood Drive, was elected president of the Alumni Council of Stanford Univer sity, at a meeting in San Francisco yesterday. Henry A. Hauscr of San Francisco was elected vice-president of the Council, and John W Howell, president of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, was selected to repre sent the council on the university's Board of Athletic Control. At Palo Alto it was announced that Harlow Rothert, former football star and Olympic -Games athlete, has resigned as secretary of the Stanford Alumni Association, effective December 1. . Rothert will have completed his law course by the end of the month, it was explained, and will associate himself 'ith a San Francisco law firm. , . A new name appeared yesterday in Bay region yachting circles, when Mrs. Kenneth Bechtel of Belvedere shattered a bottle of champagne over the prow of her husband's 53- foot Jib-headed cultcr, christening it the Senta. Patterned after RoDcrt Baruch's Kirawa, which won the Bermuda race in 1038, the Senta was built by Stone's Shipbuilding Company In Oakland. Lester Stone, who constructed such famous yachts as Harry ' Allen's MaMlen, described the Senta as the finest boat of its type that he has turned out in the Inst 10 years. , TO ENTER HAWAII 1ACE Bechtel, a member of the W. A. Bechtel Construction Company, one of the Six Companies which con-structeo Boulder Dam, plans to enter the Senta in the next Honolulu t-act. It will be pitted against the Dorade, owned by James Flood Jr., winner of the last race; the seaweed, belonging to C. R. Tobin; the Marilen and many othe racing craft. The Sent is 53 feet long with a beam of 12 feet inches. Her waterline is 39 fCet and she draws 7 feet fl inches of water. She was built to specifications drawn up by Phil Rhodes of the firm of Cox and Stevens of New York City. Ship-to-shore radio-telephone fa-ciliti-s, complete accommodations in two staterooms for six pessengers and a galley' equipped with a gs range and refrigerator are features. TEAK THROUGHOUT The Senta is of teak wood construction throughout, fitted with bronze fastenings. She is equipped with an 85-horse power Chrysler gasoline auxiliary engine. Her sails are of Imported Egyptian duck designed by Ratsey of New York. During the next two weeks Ship-hniMer Stone will mount the boat's masts and sails and complete instal lation of cabin fixtures prior trial runs on the Bay. to 'While League Fiddjes, China Burns'"-Delegafes in Huff. , GENEVA, (Sunday) Sept. 26. (U.fi) -The Chinese delegation refused today to dance at an afl-night reception given by the Aga Khan, complaining that "while the League fiddles, China burns." The delegation to the League of Nations assembly withdrew after the banquet when dancing began. It was the official celebration 01 Aga Khan's ascendancy to the presidency of the League assembly. Be fore the night was very old, lsuo bottles of champagne had b?en drunk, 300 pounds of caviar had been eaten and 3000 members of the diplomatic colony agreed unani mously that it was the' biggest party Geneva ever saw. ' The colossal reception inaugurated the assembly's new $2,000,000 assembly hall. The party was in keeping "With the , legend of Aga Khan's wealth. H ia recognized as one of the richest men In the world, and as head of the Mohammedans, one of the most powerful religious leaders. For the amusement of his guests Aga Khan engage the finest symphony orchestra in Switzerland and five dance bands. The Chinese delegation had protested earlier against the extravagance of the reception while millions of refugee-; In China were starving GUARDED IN MYSTERY ifd Burned While :yin33Vi'th Matches chang and Hanvane) in the middle :rence Gome. S. daughter "f ; of Yangtze Valley, also m ere raided and Mrs. John 3. Oomes, 2 J ' icain as cart of the Japan' effort to ket Street, was taken to the Ala-i prevent reinforcements and sup- a Countv Emergency Hospital 1 plied from going forward to terday with first-degree burns of j Chine armies north of the Yellow srms and back, received wrten 1 River. Strange Malady Hits Colusa School Pupils COLUSA. Sept. 23.-(UIV-Health Cmrt Will I rtV authorities today attempted to " identify a strange malady which j C3Afl fCC f o Pnmilv afflicted 60 of the Maxwell Grammar I r School's 1B0 students in two days and force rl County Health Officer Ncy M. Salter to close the institution. Salter said the children became ill yesterday and Wednesday. Those he has examined recovered in six the or cicht hours after suffering head aches, vomiting and stiff necks, he said. -es with which she was play-j Scores of additional Chinese civil-! Samples of the school's water t f.re to her dre. ReUtivet ians were killed in the Wuhan cities, j were sent to Berkeley for analysis. : cr-rt of the chiid and j It was announced Officially that j Salter believed it would be aafe to ' : Carr.es. -. , J deaths in the three cities Jrfom Trt- resume ftudie Monday. Thewill of Maurice Salomon, leaving $300,000 in trust for his widow and two children, was filed yesterday in the San Francisco Superior Court. . Mrs. Salomon Is to receive $1000 a month until Maurice Salomon Jr. is 1.1. and SlJiO a month while the children. Maurice. 17. and Evelyn Louise, lfl. are between the ages if IS and 21. Emergency Declared To Aid Institutions Adequate, service was guaranteed 3000 patients' at San franeisca Hospital and Laguna Honda Home yesterday by a "state of emergency" declared by Mayor Angclo ftassi until 'such time as complete Civil service personnel is available for the two big institutions. A new city charter amendment set Wednesday. September 28. as the day when all employees of the two hospitals must tome under civil service. This Would have put 18 or 20 non-elieible errptoyees mil of jobs Wednesday if 11 nao nor oeen foi the mayor's decree. Hence, the workers mostly kitchen helpers, cook's helhers and porters, will be I N i -f'':w''' 1 " 1 1 ' " " 1 1 a-1 1 1 111,1 AM r I jrf , I ,-. 1 fej I tilt -?. 1:11 - V - Sj rs ' By MRS. C. F. MCMmRET 13025 Broadway Terrace I was bu'y arranging for thi homecoming of nf hukbarxi. who li L due from Manila Sunday morningf and so I glanced at the fire occasionally over a period of an houi before I realized our home wa; menaced. When the firemen told me I mual leave the house, I rolled up a pilt. of blankets and placed them in the car as I thought that I might have to sleep out tonight I took my silverware and some private belongings and also did nV forget to take along 'Skipper," mJ little canary bird. After getting all of this In the car, I drove to- a spot within a half-mile of home and watched the fire from a hilltop. From this vantage point, I could see the firemen fighting .with the blaze in the canyon. Soon it seemed to get away from them and the blaze skipped from tree to tree, until in a few moments It was within a half block nf our house. That was the closest the fire came to our house, but for a while I thought that was the last of it. HAWAII CALLED IDEAL LAND FROM RACE VIEWPOINT BERKELEY, Sept. 25. From a racial standpoint, Hawaii, with 18 racial stocks in its population, is the most ideal community in the world. That, at least, is the belief of Lewis Browne, author and lecturer for the University Of California Extension Division, wno returned recently from delivering a series of Summer lectures at the University of Hawaii. "No other Colonial possession in the world approaches Hawaii in the sanity of its handling of the racial problem." Browne said Upon his return. "This probably is due to a series of fortunate accidents." First of the series, according to Browne, is the fact that the first white settlers there were mission- ariAn wthn urnnlH .have rlpnieil fhpii Christian creed had thfjr despisedl the natives, and in order to fulfill their Christian zeal, they had to ig nore racial differences and lay emphasis solely on spiritual kinship. Another causajor the lsianas sane view of the racial problem is the historical fact fhat for some 80 I years after 'trie arrival of the whiteff men, Hawaiians succeeded in retaining their own government and roy alty' he said. "The white colonists married into the royal family, thus publicly acknowledging their respect for its members and their peo- i pie, a respect which continues even today." Teamsters Continue ' S. F. Truck 'Holiday' C Continued irom Page 1 has given its decision in this case," he said, "and it upholds every contention of the longshore-warehouse group in this dispute."- As Bridges attacked Vandeleur'a claim for teamster support, three marine unions, the Ships Clerks, Local 8890, Cooks and Stewards, and Marine Engineers, reaffirmed their continued backing of the longshoremen. Meanwhile vaferfront sources reported a marked falling off in San Francisco waterborne commerce. A. E. Roth, president of the Water front Employers' Assbciation, which represents 139 lines operating in Pacific Coast ports, reported that there had been a definite shifting of cargo away from Bay docks. He pointed out that all ship cargo work in San Francisco was now being handled by 50 longsh re crews, while between 165 and 170 gangs of stevedores are - normally employed. ' This would indicate Ithat approximately 2000 longshorefnen had been thrown out of work by the waterfront blockade. Longshore crews include an average of 18 stevedores o each Longshore officials previously claimed that stevedore crew work was about hormal and that only few of their men were out of work as a result of the tieup Major portion of the diverted cargo is going to Los Angeles, Roth indicated. ! iOne ship which normally moves 2000 tons at Los Angeles has handled 6000 tons of cargo in the past three days, he said, and at least one ves sel has advanced San Francisco departure dates in order to take cx cargo at Los Angeles, f The San Francisco Chamber ' 0 t Commerce announced that a ciltt" mittee of 43 representative ofieon- cerns affected by the waterfront situation has instituted a survey locking toward formulation of a plan to protect businesa and in dustry in the dispute. 1 ! Ten thousand dollars is to be ; given each child on therr 25th and kept on until their job can be filled, j 30th birthdays. j Mayor Mossi said. General Anton Deniken. one-time (jeneralksimo of the White Russian array, and bit daughter, Marina wer guarded Ifl their Paris home yesterday as police investigated "the case cf ths Tanisliing generals." A. P. Wirtphoto, 4 Chinese Refugees Hop Here on Clipper Bearing a party of prominent Chinese. Nankinf fefugeev the Philippine Clipper of the Pan-American Airways was reported making good progress over the Pacific Ocean last night, and was ex- oected to arrive at its Alameda base between noon and 1 p. m. this after noon. Two London residents boarded the Clipper at Manila for the east-bound trip. Trier are Emanuel Lee -and Dorothy Whittle Its other passenger ire Hu Shih. Tuan Sheng Chien. Vor.e Han Yui and Ing Zuang Zti, ail 6f Smkins. c

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