Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 1, 1911 · Page 13
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SECOND SECTION CLASSIFIED PAGES vol. txxv. HURSDAY; EVENING, JUNE 1, 1911. NO; 101 pn a nr ! LZi ...X...- -.; OAKlND, CAUFORNIA, THUI&DAY. EVENINCV JUNE 1, 1911. "I J. 1. RlsA ) ) t A - I1RBY 11 Products f Soil Bring Wealth to Hundreds of Suburban Oaklanders. Orchardist and Agriculturist, Dairyman and Vineyardist i Live Like Kings. Whenm, above tne clamor of ih ashphalt. heart of the city, you hear the ...country's insistent call and determine to respond to its witchery, -don't, if 'you are a resident of the about-the-bay 'section, eek its fascia-nations and its financial rewards at some point remote from your present abode. No, -don't do that. Just 'Jump on a Hayward-bound street car in Oakland, and in forty mfnutes you will be transported to as God-favored and fertile a farm and orchard area as smiles up at the sun. If your abiding place be far removed from this land where dollars roll in the wake of the plowshare, don't settle definitely upon the location of your country home' until you have communicated with 8m e one of the Alameda county real estate men, who make a speciality of realty . of that character, 'and have been supplied by him with facts . and figures dealing with the super ior worth of orchard and farm lands continsruous to Oakland. Then, after that, if you locate elsewhere, well the loss is yours. Tis a smiling country that sweeps back from the ship-dotted bay to whose com merce ' Greater ' Oakland is the gateway, and varied is the harvest. Vegetables and fruits of .every class and clime find therein, the oiNiroper for their nurturing-, and undAr the favorable climatic con-ditlons prevalent during the greater portion of each year, reward well the fostering care of the husbandman. It has been said that " no. growing thing on earth J raised elsewhere plant, .flower, shrub or tree fa US to' do as well, and in most cases better, when ''transplanted in the soil of Alameda county" than it did in the soil of its nativity. The formula by which old Mother Earth prepared the soil of Alameda county included the chem ical properties peculiar to the needs of each in Jusf the proper proportions, a fact perennially demonstrated by the abundant yield of forest and field, vineyard . and ; farm, and orchard and berry patch. . ' ' MARKET AT THE DOOR. r ' Convenient -to the door of every . vineyardist, , orchardTst, truck gardener, ' stock raiser ' and Nlairymaa is a never satiated, never to be satiated market. Oliver Twistlike, the milling thousands of Oakland ap- pntr th oitV freiehted hia-h with nrodime and always- they return home empty. Millions of dollars worth of goods annually . thesf farms deposit on Oakland wharves and with Oakland commission men, and : yet the demand is far in excess of the fupply. - ' - - As Oakland -grows numerically and commercially jthe - demand for -farm products will become even more intensified, as will likewise the opportunities for farming at excellent profit. No man with a: willing pair of hands and a working brain will make a mistake if he buys Alameda county farm lar . but if he contemplates so doing he should, get action at once, for outlying v rear estate is. enhancing very rapidlyp in; value. . ' J" - , The cause " of this appreciation is twofold; that 1. it "Is due to the ever increasing demand for farm products and to the ' ever-increasing encroachment of the city " on - the country?'-- Greater Oakland having 'expanded westward to "the waterfront is now expanding eastward . toward San Ieandro and Hayward. and as a result suburban- property convenient of ac- cess to 'steam and electric railways, has come Into demand for residence purposes. ' Nearer - the downtown sections acreage once given .over to-tillers of the. soli has recently been subdivided into home -sites of proportions r scarcely less circumscribed 'than those t in the center of the city it-? - self Jj aucht . curtailment finding v Justifica-, I " tionf in. ' the. markedly increased' value" of ! the land during recent years. -.Beyond the ) Etmhurst section of the city "proper, how- ; : ever, much of . the farm land has been . subdivided, Into? residence- sites of -from one-half an, acre to five acres, the aver-sgt being probably about one acre. Oakland and suburban real estate men state that these sites, as ; well . as the farther outlying farm lands, meet with, a . ready sale. ' A FEW FARM FIGURES. . . Immediately tributary to Oakland is a valley' foui miles wide that rises gradually from the bay shore to the foothills. The soil is a rich, sandy, loam, well suited to the p6duction of all varieties "of egeta ties, fruits and berries. Its' proximity to the bay? insures an ample rainfall, thereby makhjg irrigation unnecessary. - Fruits and vegetables grown in - this area command "a premium over similar Irrigated' products. '' Tomatoes- and cucum- ; be rs grown therein are , especially noted for their delicacy of flavor and fetch a ; premium in both local and interstate mar-4 kets. Approximately 30,000 ' tona of "tomatoes having a .value of more than $250,000, are raised yearly fn tne vicinity "of the town of Hayward afon. ;- Thousands of acres . near that town are given over-each year to, cucumbers, f Many of the farmers plartt as much as i'QO -acres to eucumbers. the entire crop finding an unfailing .market at the pickle factory there and in those' of Oakland and other bay points. , - " .'- . . PEAS AND PIPUANT . The low, roCing . fobthill spreading couth from Hayward toward San Jose produce the earliest peas grown in north- OF ALAMEDA FITRBLE .inm.&&to:ct ai -a n ft r fzs Miss Rural Scenes and Homes Which Demonstrate Independency ern California. Their .sale price ranges from 5 to 15 cents a pound, and the average yield Is four crops to the acre. Really, price considered, what might be called mighty good pickin's for the farmer. The rhubarb crop, now marketed : for this season, is shipped tOjj-Eastern cities during February and March by the train load. This appetizing table delicacy yields' the grower from . $250 to $400 per acre. Pieplant, worth from $250 to $400 an acre; better than most gold mines, isn't it? Within a radius of eight miles of Hay-ward approximately $1,000,000 worth of "garden truck is raised and marketed yearly. There ia elbow room and opportunity out there for any man who wants to get back to the farm. Hell have to hurry, though, or pay a higher price for the land he may select than is now asked. VERITABLE GOLDEN FRUIT. In the area lying betweeh San Leandro and Hayward the fruit trees shower gold. From 18,000 to 20,000 tons of apricots are grown and marketed there annually. The present year, buyers for the .canneries are offering $70 a ton for apricots on the trees, and this is 'a banner year for "that fruit in the locality mentioned although the crop is a total failure -in the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys, owing to late frosts the 'cleanup for the season will compare more than favorably with that of a good many really valuable placer mining propositions. A circumstance which tends to show that the soil has more than one short cut to wealth. Of'; the apricot yield about 12,000 tons are canned, 8000 dried and the remainder sold in the fresh state in the markets of Oakland and San";"Francisco. Earlier the current year the trees .were so' freighted with apricots it was nfessary . to knock off at last, one -third of the green f fruit that-the weight of the ripening crop would not prove' too heavy for the limbs to support. In a normal year, that is, in a year when the apricot crop is general throughout California, - the fruit commands an average price of $40 per ton. CHERRIES ARE RIPE. , Frult growers and real estate, men in San Leandro Land of the Cherry and its attondant. annual carnivat state, that the cherry crop this year Is unusually abundant. The citizens -of - that town are now preparing for the yearly Cherry Carnival, scheduled for June 9 and-10. when the luscious fruit will -.be -given away by. the basket to ' all visitors.; The cherry crop of the county Ut second only In tonnage and value to the-apricot yield, and in the vicinity of the town of San Leandro leads the list of fruits. .' r . i ' . .r.' . It Is a fact generally acknowledged that no like area on earth do you get that? on earth produces a larger tonage nor a. hotter quality of cherries than does that lying between San Leandro and San Jose. The black Tartarian, glowing like: a Jewel of Jet in a setting -of green,- is ; there found at the zenith of , its - perfection. There also is found the Royal - Anne, 'of radiarp -blush 'and ? never-to-be-forgotten sweetness ; the Black' ': Republican, fully as Numidlan in color as Its name Implies; the. Burr Seedling and n the - - Governor Wood.' The black cherries. are shipped In a fresh state tov the Pacific coast cities within a radius t ranging from San Diego to Seattle, to the less favored communi ties of the Middle West And to the Atyf ianuc - seaooara. ameaaung " tne crop Lharvested at the latter point by at least foun weeks. ' The Royal Anne and ' other of the so-called s "white"" ycherries, ' are much in-demand for canning purposes.- . ' On the Meek ; orchard tract, "centiy sutdlvided and placed on the raarketin .residence sites'- of one4- acre and -more, a purchaser ; of : five x acres ! has ' contracted with the cannery people: for tbev disposal of the cherries on his place for a period of five years at '5 Scents per pound. -The Instance . Is cited as being " indicative " of the self -supporttng--nature -of many of the areas not sold for purposes other- than homeaitear. xS;;r.--;J:";j .';. .' . - - yf PEARS AND OTHER (THINGS. '-.'V Ranking third in : the' . list of - fruits raised ' within a radius of a 45-minute street car ride XTom the heart of Greater Oakland, Is pears. ,; The latter ierop ; is dlu?posed of in much the same - manner as the apricot crop, some of the varieties best adapted fsV shipping finding : theif way to the Eastern markets, and others,' mm - notably " the Bartlett pear, being Purchased for canntfrg purposes. ' f ' The area contiguous -to-San Leandj-o and Hayward given over to fruit raising, approximates 10,000 acres. The aggregate annual - yield .has a value ' of over $2,000,000. The value of the yield per acre is about $200, or an average of $1000 for a 5 -acre tract. This represents - the value of the 'fruit crop only, however, for in addition is to be taken into consideration in summing up the worth of your from one to ten-acre tract as a self-supporting agent, the value of the berries and vegetables which can, be raised in the . soil beneath the trees. Raspberries, currants and other products . of similar variety thrive and. yield well under such . circumstances. as do likewise potatoes and other vegetables. Take garlic for instance. Now, garlic Is not particularly euphonious as a name, nor is it attar of roses to the. smell, and, yet, like other humble agents, it serves well those who taxe the trouble to cultivate, it. Four cents per pound is bid: for garlie and at that price those who cultivate it In this county are coming money Just - as easily as though they worked in the. mint. .. 1 A WORD ABOUT POULTRY, f When anybody asks " you," '"Why does a hen?" the answer is Hayward. Adjacent to this thriving suburban town, i located , twelve miles outheast of Oakland, is a large area of hill land well adapted for the raising of . chickens. The land j In question is being subdivided into tracts and sold for poultry raising purposes, j No section of this state offers better advantages in that regard; - The 1 soil is - a sandy loam, the drainage is excellent, the water is pure and' the big markets of the Pacific Coast easy of access." "Owing jto the distance .from the ocean and the elevation there is .-an. almost entire absence of fog and cold wind to chill and devitalize the young chicks. The range of temperature from 30 to 92. degree above zero, and: the average rainfall is tweiity-two ihches. '- . ... , at " , . . . Members of the Hayward Poultry Association are authority for the statement that . so diversified are the advantages of certain lands adjacent - to that city for the raising of chickens that many Pet-lumans,-formerly engaged In the poultry raisins biislness there, are now engaged In the same occupation in the vicinity of Hayward. It' is stated that 'certain .' sections of land contiguous to Oakland are superior y the best - In the vicinity of Petaluma for . the propagation ef domestic fowl of ;.dlvers sorts, v , " ' . '' :; Eggc produced in the areas Immediately east - of this . city .command '. onev to two cents "peoaozen more in the Oakland and Ban Kpmcisco markets over those- shipped f ronother , points . The estimated.. production at thla . time Is over five r million dozen ' gga per -year, and the 'estimated- average price is 30 cents jer dozen! All of which goes to prove that blrda. other than the, goose lay 'golden . ; eggs. ...And speaking of geese, a good many thousand dollars per .ear are; secured,: by raising them out-Hayward way, the same' statement 'applying to -the propagation of ducks and. goats. - . ; , f. TRANSPORTATION, AND CLIMATE. Proplnqdty to, Oakland and San Fran-cisco, q-ulck train service, .cheap- commutation rates -and - an - unexcelled climate arft-the : advantages - that , suburban Oak land offers to those who seek the charms of .country life -at ' points '.convenient to tho -cities' marft of - trades-V: The absence pt fog. together, .with a superb panoramic view : of gTeen-romnKnills, Jusn. meadow lands and -sparkling bay, contribute . to make . suburban - residence - here ,: Idealistic and - withal,1 to be had without too great a Etraln jupon the pocketbook of -the local "Mr. Howson Lott.- The ent ir area -is threaded by .tha steel of the Western .Pa- clflc. Southern-Pacific and Oakland Trac-4 tlon? Companies ; railways, and will soon be traversed by. the extension of the San Francisco. Oakland & San ?. Jose ? (Key Route) railway to San Jose. By train" and ferry the i traveling time from Hayward to San -!FtanClsco is V less than an hour and to Oakland less than forty minutes. A much quicker ; service is to be established the current year. T The ; Western Pacific - Company, ? ,f or Instance, promises to have a 25-minute service in operation between Hayward and Oakland by the middle of July. s ; , - The countryls being settled yery rap- COUNTY : oAlameda County Farmers. J idly and- the demand for real estate is brisk and growing. Along the East Fourteenth street line, of the Oakland Traction Company. and in the vicinity of the proposed" extension of ; the Western Pacific, Southern "Pacific - and Key Route companies the. area is: becoming particularly populous. The price of land has trebled there within five years, and it is predicted will at least double its present price within the next three years. . Hayward, San Leandro, San Iorenzo, Elrjahurst and other of the suburban towns tributary to Oakland can also be reached over -the magnificent roads built under the direction of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. These roads are Justly celebrated as being the best in the state. Easy of grade, well oiled, bitu- mlnized and cared for. They afford a most pleasureable Journey by auter 3y the same token it is well to state that many of the so called "farmers' of- this vicinity are the owners of , high-power cars and lead the independent life of a country gentleman. : i i ' y ) ;.. . .... (B. , , . Insurrectos Rout Haytien Soldiers President Timon's Throne Grows Shaky;' Rebel Strength "Grows. - CAPE HAYTIEN, Hayti, June 1. The revolution in the northern. department of Hayti against the government of President Simon is growing serious. :.' The uprising began a. month, ago and Jtbe' rebels are daily becoming stronger. ; ; - - Several sharp engagements - have ;f beep fought . between the'rebels and'- the federals undeB the ;- commands of l.General Jeany GHles,. 'the minister : of 'war, .and General Ilorelhe "Monplaiser, the commander of.'. the Cape .Haytien. district. The Jnsurrectes w re victorious. - Many persons'" on"t'botb- sides were wounded. The rebels captured two cannon and one machine gAin. . .;- ; . .-r MOTHER OF DROWNED y . ? - ; Y0 UTH REC0V ERING ALAMEDA, June 1. Mrs. George M. Landsburg, mother - of Guy Matthew Landsburg -who' was-drowned two months ago, is 'convalescing from a two months illness .and is now able to be out. . Mrs. Landsburg s v condition was "the result of the shoek caiused. by her . son's tragie'death. . Although still weak -from her past serious illness, she is now able to-see and talk With friends. ..- ffq5fKindUy mention THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE ? when dealing " with Advertisers.' ilt will be appreciated. -: A micf o e . Sa le ; : ExebutrixAuction Sale 1 ; of the fine .furniture, carpets, pianos. Jewelry,-etc.; of -Mrs. P. Louflord and others, sale at 1007 Clay stT near 10th sL, Oakland. 1, Friday. : June 2, at 10:30 a. m., inspection "Thursday afternoon," comprising, in part. 3 fine upright pianos, 1 piano. rt-plano player,.:- odd parlor pieces, lace curtains, . Brussels ; carpets, large - rugs, mahogany , seen ai j; elegant ; oak chink closet, round dining tables, box dining chairs, buffets, china; -'Silverware, .odd oak, mahogany and maple-' dressers, chlffon-iersv- folding -beds,': mattresses,' "bedding, massive - walnut bedroom . suite, sewing machine gas range. Majestic steel: range, etc.- etc.: -" All must and will be sold. J. A. MUNRO & CO.. Auctioneers. - . m Reaf Estate and Furniture v :-7 7 . Auction Sale- :" u," -"We . have ' received ; fhstructions to sell the house -and lot. - known as 1700 Eagle ave.,' near Grand .'street, Alameda,- and also the furniture. Sale, Saturday, June 3, at 1 p. m:, on premises. This fine piece of property Is located on it he north side of the street. House-contains five rooms; lot 37x100; special, terms. - The furniture coraprises-one upright piano, parlor, dining room, bedroom and kitchen furniture, etc. All must and -will be sold; no limit or reserve. J. A. MUNRO & CO., Auctioneers. 1 PlOCICTOIII ROOTS BOLD BURGLAR lima Wilhelm Faces the 'uder and Puts Him to Flight, v Man Holds Her at Bay With a flvolver in Home of Oaklander. Looting of the residence of M. Sawyer at 284 jIarwood. street, was prevented bytlie' bravery of Miss Alma Wilhelm, a young. woman guest at the house, who found a burglar engaged, in ransacking a bedroom in the place and put Rim - to flight without his plunder. The burglar held Miss Wilhelm at bay at the point of a revolver while he made his escape by Jumping from a window in the? house. The girl immediately gave the alarm, and a pursuit was instituted. The man had! made good his escape. MJss Milhelm was in the kitchen, of the! house, ironing, about 9:15 last nigit when she heard a noise as of someone moving about in an adjoin- room.. She went to ' Investigate, but'found no one, ahd returned- to the kitchen. Still suspicious she entered a bedroom at the rear of the house. Miss Wilhelm confronted a man engaged in searching the drawers of a chiffonier. A pile of loot was in the middle of the floor, ready to be placed in a bag to be carried away. The girl called out for aid.' THREATENS HER. At the sound of her voice the burglar turned swiftly and whipped out a revolver, which he - leveled at her head. "If you make a noise 111 kill you," he threatened. He glanced at the loot he had gathered, but evidently 1 abandoned the idea of attempting to take this "with him under the circumstances.' -Then he walked toward the young woman, causing her to retreat through the doorway into the hall. Tie forced her into the front room, where he circled around her to gain a window he had QUICCYA.CMAS?.PBCSOT. C.CO.Q CHASE. VlCC RI THOMAS P winTEP.SC MAIN OFFICE SAM rAMCISCQ Oakland Triljune. eehtlenien: Tou will reeulte in our great aBsiB.tahce the SUNDAY -TRIBUNE has given us a great success. j ' ' ' ""('. )' ' ' - ' 5 -i ' -" - it is tut natural that piano houses should- use the ; J -paper delivered int:he best homes those able to purchase ouch ! high-class commodities, and you will, lie interested. .'in knowing - ' that on pner Monday rollowing our Siinday page advert lsement we r, . ".'"'''' l -' ' , ':" 1 ,, i L - i . .i ;-.k- .' s' " ''.-. : ' ' ! sold eleven pianos v at !a value or about v4 00 each ve traced i ( these" sales, direct to our publicity in the SUNDAY TRIBUNE. ; j Previously we had tried sone.iOf the San Francisco papers clain- - 4-:--' .. -' -j". '-. j--'- X--" - ,.-r i " ., ' ..." - - - ;- . f t ing. a very CLarge circulation in Alameda County, . but did not re- rt.r,r ''r,-";?,..' i-.: :Vv'yi .--J.-'-' - -r - .'-,--.--.. -- .--.f:- '- : .1 " V f . ; ,, j ceive anywhere near the results accomplished through the Oakland rrlbuneK-.v-w..-.:.,: i;JviVt; .;-'.. . .-. -. vf .a'-t' ... 4. X - :-...--t'.;...ri'' .:- - J . v-. " :.-- .... '" ... .' w ..... - . . . ,:. i: .. . ..': iiorms-.orvnews ana unerexore our- aavertiBements meet with gulck response. We "also- had selling pianos -all .over xthis County ! through- the SUNDAY TRIBUTE., . ' - - jf i . - " . . . .v.- -at .- ----." .: . , -; . - -" - . - '.'7 : Appreciating your efforts -to give Sunday paper we are, - , . v ' -r - TWO CONCERTS - ' TO BE GlVEfl FOR V.. M. BENERIT ft i VA-r,, tfi - ' - " - "v T MRS. G. A. LEROUX, who wiU participate In Y. M. I. concert. ALAMEDA, June 1. Mrs. 43. A. Ler-oux will be one of the participants in the concerts to be given tonight and tomorrow night by California Council, No. 24, Toung Men's Institute. The Institute has prepared a . program that will prove a rare treat to music lovers, i The two concerts, which will be given to raise funds to equip the T. M. I. band. win be tiem at-Adeipman nau. Chester Kelly iand Mrs. J. Rollin Fitch are on the program. Mrs. Leroux will Bing two soios. left open to make good his retreat. Climbing upon the sill, , he suddenly slipped the revolver into his pocket and dropped to the ground. Miss Wilhelm immediately notified Others in the house and an attempt was made to follow the man. The police were notified.- Miss Wilhelm describes the man as wearing a mustache, carefully- curled, which she believes to be false. ' He was about 30 years of age, 5 feet 10 Inches in height. He wore a dark suit of clothes, soft shirt and. a black slouch hat. ' "be interested in knowing removal piano sale and " i Oakland Cal ilay OaklancTpeople ' we : Tina -look to a KTQB.X, many - calls from outs lde . -towns - Tours very truly? . 1- - KOHLER CTIACE I GARROS; IlIES CAPITAL French Aviator. : Second tCon-testant to Reach Rome in i , i : - - . - m 7 Meropiane. i : r i:; - ;; ";- 'l Receives New Machine at Pisa and Quickly Ends the . Journey:. f r ROME, " June ' 1. : Roland arros, 'the " French aviator, was the seoonli contest-." ' ant In the 1300 mile Paris-Rome-Turin' aviation ! race to reach the Italian cap-. ; ltat: He arrlye , here ' at 6:10 o'clock : this . afternoon from Pisa, which ' city-: he left at 10:30 this' morning, j. ' In a determined effort to overtake his keenest rival, Andre Beaumont, who was ' the first aviator to complete the second; stage ; ofi' the Paris-Rojhe-Turln flight.--Roland Garros started from Paris at 10: SO o'clock this morning bound for ' Romei " -. ': - '. ii- GarroS, who was delayed at ', Pisa yes-; terday by an accident which badly dam-;f aged his machine, received a ; new rna-.' r chine this morning. . After working ' f o ' two hours on the motor . to perfect Its movement, the Frenchman ascended, and ; hugging the Mediterranean coast, headed for this city. He passed over Grossetto," about 80 miles south of Pisa at 11:50 a. m- RESUMES FLIGHT. i 1 Vidart resumed his flight from Nice today at; 4:61. o'clock a, m., and reached; 'Genoa three hours and- flVe minutes la . -ter. After taking on a supply of fuel he again ascended and headed for Pisa, Garros passed over CI vita Veochia, - 40-miles north of Rome, at 12:36 p; m., but: soon afterward was forced to land to re - '. plenlsh ' his supply of petroleum, s He la-expected to arrive here-at S o'clock this : ' afternoon. ' ."- !' - ' :'. " Vidart reached Pisa at 13:25' o'clock thU afternoon rand is' making preparations to , continue his flight toward Rome at ;, P- ni. -. . .v ''.. , - ; EDITOR UNDERGOES OPERATION. -. BERKELEY, June 1. William D ' Wasson, editor- of the Berkeley Independ- ent and a resident of East Oakland, It ' recovering at East Bay - sanatorium. is, -an 'operation for appendicitis, ; which he: underwent, Sunday. '. ' :- - WtBtR AH6 OTMCH , PIANOS J'.., y' ."' .PI At OLAaJ " ; -r ) PIANOLA PIANOS TALK'NC MACHINES' ' MUSICAL MCMCMANOISeV' 25, 1911. .. -1 -. i. we have had excellent we appreciate the in -nakinf; this sale the Tribune for all the space used in : ' . Oakland a , good :

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