Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on March 29, 1912 · Page 2
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EVENING. V OAKLAND TRIBUNE MARC E Kell Specials in the Boys' Department ers I IP 0 Spe( III m ARE 11 10 REST 125 ii HLL r le Officer Is Investigating one. Death He is Told . of the Other. Called, ovit to investigate the midden ath of X J. Sleeth, a Whtr, . t th irendon Hotel about -2:15 this morning:, iptaln of Police Charlee Dock was startled si he was leaving the place after making the investigation to see Mrs. E. Marr, proprietress of the Newliuid House on the opposite corner of Seventh and Washington streets, come running from her house crying' that a woman had died suddenly there. An Investigation showed that Mrs. Clara Kelly Mortiur, a .widow, had died in her room, , The two deitths, although occurring almost simultaneously In hotels at Seventh sild Washington atreets, were Iniib way nnected. Inquest will be held Wed- fee.lay nlgnt. ' ( Bleeth was 65 ' years of are. He had been HI since March 28. Heart failure If believed to have been a possible cause of death. ' Mrs. Mortler was a widow 48 years of ace. She had been ill for eome months. The decedent Is survived by a son In Ban Francisco, an employe of the Southern rsolfle. . In white Nu-buick or Canvas Diuwn or ciock ououc anu new, popular colors ......... si HI to J Sunday, Ap!rT7th7 " pH Eqraslfe ': pa Style Showing of a Mte Boot In Buck and Canvas, Hi-cut tern a most complete stock Tan Boot In fourteen to eighteen-button patterns all the new shades in Calf, Brown Kid and Suede i;.;:;,MesmerSmitli Go. WIIIrf5MI 1 7jDyTwMM. Youths' Long Pant Suits ' Handsome new Spring models in serviceable yet extremely stylish materials. Thesesuits are made with the popular two-button coats, with long lapel. New model peg' pants. Boys Blue Serge Suits for Easter Made on our solid service model. Strengthened at every part. Full cut, all wool materials. SO WATER i 1ST D III Mayor Wilson's Recommendations Considered by the Berkeley Board. rERTCELEY, March 29. The ucstlon of a water district In which the cities about the bay shall participate was nguln considered this morning by t the city roun-oll, following a recommendation by Mayor . Stltt Wilson that the council go on record In favor of the plan. Councilman Christian Huff believed that tho details of the Intcrurban system should originate with a central committee of delegates from each city and be later confirmed by tho city counril here The following resolution was finally adopted: - "That the city of Berkeley Is wllllrfg to co-operate with other municipalities In Alameda county In . tho forming of a water district for said municipalities, and that a mooting be arranged for by the mayor as soon as possible with the representatives of these municipalities, - In order that uniform petitions may be circulated among the citizens of the interested' municipalities, requesting the board of supervisors of Alameda comity to, call an election for the organization . of a municipal water district." COUNCIL w-SjpirTinj -Taa Calf 0NV oaiuis in an iiic . or Regular Pat- J to select from. . . S ea jl $f'nn : -. iui mm mi ivii ii m - A A Becoming 'SpringSuit - - Is all the more fetching if the footwear, too, is unmistakably elegant. May we be responsible for the correctness of your footwear? II II ll I Twelfth and .Thirteenth. Ml Hi BUYS OIL ILLS California Properties Taken Over for Consideration of $9,000,000. SAN FRANCISCO, March 29. The first step was taken In the direction of converting the fleets of the Cunard and other European-steamship lines from coal to nil burners when the deal was consummated yesterday in which the properties of the Palmer t'nion Oil Company were purchased by the Imperial Foreign Corporation of London. The final arrangements provided that the Foreign Corporation should be represented by cash, debentures and treeeur. securities, and It was further provided that the Palmer Union, which is a $9,-000,000 corporation, should receive for Its physical properties $10,000,000. In Frank L. Brown's cablegram confirming the sale he says: "It is the best outlook since the discovery of California oil fields, with absolute assurance of a broad market for oil securities." ' . .. j Now that negotiations are completed, It Is said the foreign corporation will Increase its capital stock to $15,000,000, the original Jo, 000,000 being only for promotion purposes. n ... wm . PI ?n imfn ju ie aa tt n . nr II 1 1 a Aim lrrV(fA?- . ' E 1 The. United States Distributes 1 Rifles' and Revolvers Among Citizens. (Continued From Page 1) tween Mexican federals and rebels at Matazalan March 2, according to a letter received here today from a railroad man at San Bias. Sonora generally is quiet now, except for a few wandering bands of outlaws. AH abled bodied' male,s in that state over IT years of age. are liable to conscription at any time, it is said. . ARMY TO MOVE. WASHINGTON, March 29. The entire mobile army will be moved to the Mexican border in April, according- to statements mndn by officers of the (Jeneral Staff in Washington. , So absorbed IsHhe administration in the. situation that a gigantic map of Mexico has been suspended from the wall of the cabinet room. Dlerent colored slips of paper Impaled on tacks represent the various armies and are moved about to correspond with the movement of troops. The positions of these slips of paper Indicated that a general attack on Mexico City -is-Jmminent. Sucii an attack is viewed by the administration with the greatest alarm, as it 'will be followed by the wildest anarchy throughout Mexico. The resignation of the- Governor of Pln-aloa and the prefect at Mazatlan in Mexico were reported to the State Department. The latest sdvlces, however, seem to indicate that Mazatlan has not, as earlier reported, yet fallen Into the hands of the rebels. A rebel attack Is hourly anticipated, however, and the Federals have no hope of holding the city. FEDERAL GENERALS SLAIN. MEXICO CITY, March 29. A code message received from Torreon by Deputy Malzo Parra says that General Tmey Au-bert of the Federal forces, who yesterday was cut off from assistance during a battle with the rebels, has been killed by a dynamite bomb. The message fJher says that General Pancho Villa has been captured and executed by General Orozco, the., .insurgent commander-in-chief. ' The body of General Jose Salas, ex-Minister of War, who is reported to have committed suicide after a Federal defeat at Jlminez several days ago, has been brought here on a special train, which also carried 110 wounded men, including fifteen officers. The station at the time of the arrival of the train was crowded, and the people cheered for the army, Salas and Madero. Three hundred rebels are reported to be operating twenty-five miles from the capital. The administration Insists that tfeey are Federal troops from Jimtnez. CREEL IN DENIAL. NEW YORK, March 29. A long statement from Enrique C. Creel, secretary of foreign affairs In the last Diaz, cabl Inet and former Mexican ambassador to the United States, was published here today denying a report that cither he or General Luis Terrazas are taking part In the new revolutionary movement or giving it- support In any way. LEAVE GUNS BEHIND. .TIMINF.Z, March 29. Two machine guns and one cannon, more than-200 horses and 15,000 rounds of ammunition were left behind when' the federals fled their position at Atotonilco last night. Saddles ijnd other equipment also were left In the ruins of the village, which was practically destroyed by tho shells and grenades. No accurate statement of the dead and wounded could be made, but it Is not improbable that the federal dead will total mora than a hundred. The hospital wards In Jlminez are crowded and many wounded were sent to Chihuahua. Aubert's force is now thought to comprise not more than 800 men. It Is believed It is making Its way to the south In an attempt to Join General Huerta's column. Cavalry is In pursuit, lluerta Is said to be only a short distance south of Escalon repairing the track of the Central Railroad. It ie possible the next big conflict may occur In the same district where Salaza's force was routed by General Campl's snen. General Salasa, who was In charje of the operations yesterday, has reported to General Orozco at Jlminez that the rout of Aubert's force was- complete. It Is reported, but not confirmed, that General Aubert was killed In the fighting yf'S-terday. A body thought to be his was picked up today. TOM STREET Board of Park Directors Say Valuable Trees Would Be Destroyed. Asking protection for the trees adorning the streets, the board of park directors, filed a communication with the city council this morning opposing the widening of Jackson street, between Thirteenth and Nineteenth, as this wojtTNiBtaU the remyi'al of-shade trees. The leftr was refiffl to Conimlsslonerif streets W, J. Bat" The communication follows: "Oakland City Council Gentlemen: The mattr of widening Jackson street has been before this board, and from our viewpoint there appears to be slight need for such widening, while, on, the other hand, a great many old anil beautiful trees which line that thoroughfare would be destroyed. Very truly yours, "BOARD OF PARK DIRECTORS," "Per HENRY F. VOGT, Secretary." ATTACKED BY ROBBERS IN M0JAVE DESERT SAN BERNARDINO. March 29. Attacked by robbers In the Mojave desert, Lee Smith is dead and Claude E. Anderson Is on the verge of complete mental collapse today, Anderson told a terrible story of a desert battle and his subsequent suffering to. hoepjtal attendants upon Ills arrival here. Both men are said to live at Fort Oib-eon. Okl.a. They left San Bernardino three months ago on a prospecting tour. According to Anderson, the desert bandits killed Smith and burled his .body In the sand. They left Anderson for dead. Late yesterday Santa Fe trainmen found Anderson' lying on his stomach, an axe in bis hands, closely guarding a squirrel hole nar a desert tank station. iith the axe he atacked the men wt'-n they approached, but . because of Ills' they approached, but .. beci weakened cVnilUon thei eal mm !8.llv overpow Snow and Goldman Buried Today: Daughter Tells of Threat. (Continued From Page 1.) fessor Barrows, telling me of the awful tragedy of Wednesday nlghfand of the death of my father." Following the funeral this afternoon after a brief visit with her uncle and aunt, Mrs. Kenty and her husband are to remove to Corning, Cal., where they will make their home In the future. GOI.DMAX BVRTED. SAN FP.A.YCISCO, March 29. Adolph Goldman, who was killed In a duel with H. W, Snow, former mayor of Oaklanowf burled this afternoon, the funeraftaking place from the undertaking parlors of Theodore Dierks, 900 Devisadero street. The services were conducted by Cantor Robetewltz. The last rites were said in the chapel of the undertaking establishment and only a few friends of the deceased and of his sister, Mrs. W. Blum, were present. Jr- Following the services the body was taken by tunerai car to ,aiem cemetery in San Mateo county for interment. Goldman was a native of Constantl. nople, Turkey, 3S years old, and be- i sides Mrs. Blum is survived by two brothers who are at present in the Orient. Roosevelt Manager, a Poor Loser, Raises "Claim AH" Shout. ' SACRAMENTO. March 29. In a telegram dated Washington last night from Joseph M. Dixon, manager of the Theodore Roosevelt campaign, to Governor Hiram W. Johnson charges are made against the Taft administration in juggling the primary results in Indiana and New York in an endeavor to defeat Roosevelt's candjdaey. Dixon also makes a sensational charge that the press reports sent out regarding tho Indiana and New York primaries were deliberate falsehoods and that the truth concerning the result of these primaries has been maliciously suppressed by the administration press, TELEGRAM FROM DIXON. The telegram from Dixon is in full as follows: "Washington, D. C, March 28. Governor Hiram W". Johnson, Sacramento, Cal.: Press reports regarding Indiana and N-'w York are deliberate falsehoods. In Indiana we carried six congressional districts uncontested. Two were contested. The Taft people carried five districts .uncontested. We elected, a majority of 200 delegates to the State convention. Tire Taft people control the old committee, 6 to 7. Aff- to sealing on the temporary roll 165 contesting ' Taft delegates was shown on the roll call and they still lacked nine delegates of having a majority, "The Indianapolis delegation of 126 is contested by both sides. In order to obtain control of the convention tho Taft chairman made a ruling that the Taft delegation from Indianapolis should have the right to vote on their own contest. When this arbitrary and unheard of ruling was made by the chairman the Roosevelt delegates withdrew and elected their own delegates-at-large for Chicago headed by Senator Beveridge. This is the trtith. NEW YORK DELEGATION, "None of ihe New York delegation Is instructed except two. The balance of the delegation probably stands about one-third for Roosevelt anil one-third for Taft and' the remaining third for the band wagon. "The only place where we made contests In the primaries for delegates was In New York city -In seven Congressional dtsTrh4s their -complete check of registered Republican voters show more than two to one for Roosevelt; . "The Taft machine fearing to allow voters the opportunity . to register their votes in the primaries held up the official' ballot. The primaries ofned at 3 o'clock in the afternoon and closed at 9 at night. In many precincts no ballots whatever were delivered. In many other precincts tile ballots were not delivered until 8 o'clock, and it was impossibly for the voters to .cast their ballots. "No precincts had any ballots until fitter 6 o'clock. Many precincts where ballots were delivered had the names of the Roosevelt delegates omitted. All the anti-Roosevelt New York, papers or; their front pages told the story that the whole thing was a prtmlnal farce. ILLINOIS AND MARYLAND. "The Illinois .legislature will certainly pass a primary IbllL this fall. The Maryland legislature 'will also do the same. Roosevelt will get every delegate In both States. - "Roosevelt's meeting In Chicago last night (March 27) was the greatest political meeting In the history of Illinois; 25,000 people clamored for admission to the Auditorium beyond the seating capa-Ctt7 of-lhe plan. - - "We are going to nominate Roosevelt at Chicago. This is certain. "JOSEPH M. DIXON." Wedding Guests, They Beat Their Breasts ITHACA,' N. T., March 29 In order to escape the rousing send-off planned by their friends, Mr. and Mrs. Raycross, who were married last night, locked the wedding guests In on the third floor of- the house of ex-Mayor Miller, the bride's uncle, where the wedding took place. The wedding guests were liberated by a Cornell student, who made a rope out of bunting and slid down to the ground. Do not neglect your health laxatives are necessary sometimes as an aid to Nature and a preventive against disease. - Natural Laxative Recommended by Physicians lor ION Hi 010 FRAUD COV In il OS JSk l mm PCM I $25 Suits: Don't Buy Until You See These Suits. They'll impress you as being the finest $25 Suits in this city and they are. Other Suits $15 to $35 Washington Between 13tr Easter Suits For the Boys Keller's Suits for Roys cleverly combine good i looks with longf service. ' Extra good values at $4.85, $6.85, $8.85, $10.85 ntEfc A good atcli witli every Suit at $7.50 and upward. - fliiljSclfliii,!! Washington Be ,No Place Like "Bl Children'! - f.. f," -. ; rf be latest models lor riety of Mixtures, Serges,-priced them very' modera '. : S3.50 P to $20.00. ' Womj: n Silks, Serges, Mixtures, . : : ' ':: $6,50rr CLOAK ; u in 3TH. AND H L4 0 0 .:h f. i en's its ' Priced aster, . ire-splen- . . . They're ' -1. They're . on honor. h v re stvled tn i. ,v. Th j - j ' a good deal re than $13.85. Una and 14th for Value , i Misses . g ladies in greatest va-nave just arrived. We w beautiful Coats from - ZoBis ew styles fashion dictates. HO i SUIT HOUSE "4a? TON ST5. OAKLAND if - '-'J-. '' i 1 f

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