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8 EVENTS IN THE COUNTIES BORDERING ON THE BAY OF SAN FRANCISCO VETERANS ARRANGE MEMORIAL SERVICES Grand Array Will Parade to Mountain View Cemetery to Decorate Graves OAKLAND, May The memory and the graves of the nation's dead who have found, their final resting in the of Alameda will be kept green tomorrow by hosts who will join in the observance of Decoration day. Tnder the auspices of the Grand of the Republic Captain K. Thomas, commander of Appomattox No. 50. who has been appointed of ceremonies by his comrades, direct the following exercises: Grand parade of civil war veterans, Members of the Relief Corps, of the G.

A. 11., Sons of Veterans. Daughters of Veterans and ladies' flag "line, to assemble at Lincoln hall, 407 Thirteenth, street, at 10. o'clock in the morning. The line of marc of the parade will tie along Thirteenth street to Broadway.

thence to Eleventh, to Washington, to tFourteenth, to Broadway, thence by cars to Mountain View cemetery, re. forming at cemetery gates, where the United Spanish War Veterans and companies of the national guard will as oscort. CERVICES AT MOT XTAIX VIEW In Mountain View cemetery the order -'of services will be: Intnxluctnry remarks, Captain TV. R. Tlionias, Of ibrt day.

Invocation, Rot. James Curry, D. of JfeTrark. Salvation Army band. "The Vfif-ran and ll is Grandson." poem by Crawford, read by (J.

W. Frick. tonniy Fr.perintendPiit of schools. Srrpwine of flowers hr auxiliary and school children. Soar, of the public schools.

of Linci-In'B address. J. MrCl.vmond*. city sr.p«'rint»>n(l<M]t of schools. Music.

Them With Beautiful Appomsitox veterjin ploe club. Address. Hon. H. A.

Melvin. saJuie by United Spanish War Veterans national jruzrd. Benediction. -SPANISH WAR VETERANS The United Spanish War Veterans "have planned an earlier celebration. so that it will not conflict with Grand Army.

A joint committee -appointed by the camps of Alameda lias issued a command to all 'members of the order to assemble at corner of Fortieth street and avenue at 3 o'clock, whence they will parade to Mountain View The parade formation will be: The Eafles' drum corps Alameda will head column, followed by Major M. W. Simpson and staff, and companies A. C. and of the 'Fifth infantry.

N. artinc as escort to the Major UusscM will command latter bausiiou. vtliieh will consist of camp of Oakland. Eanlctt camp of Mefowrt camp of Berkeley and burg camp of Riclimond. Tho women's and guetts will follow 5n carnages.

In the cemetery the services will of raising the stars and stripes, singing "The Star Spangled Banner" by school children. invocation by Rev. 11. of Alameda. music by the Eagles' drum corps, oration by W.

H. anthem, "America." by the echool children, and the strewing of the graves with flowers, salute by A. C. and benediction by IJev. William H.

Scott and "taps" by the -buglrrs. FOR GRA3TD ARMY At conclusion of their exercises the Spanish War Veterans and their auxiliaries will march back to the of the cemetery and join the Grand Army parade as an escort to the ecnior veterans. The committe in charge of the Span- Ssh War Veterans' observance consists of: Vr. E. K.

Virarr. G. 1.. Hand, J. P.

Ferle, J-isrum camp: Dr. J. A. Hill, J- M. Acuff.

A. Louder. Bartlett camp: C. X. Lcseu.

chairman; A. P. Hanseon. secretary, Mccourt camp; 1 3. C.

A. F. Thompson and C. K. Grow, Ctmp: Mesdames I.ulu A.

Bush. Jennie. I'crkics of Susan L. Mills auxiliary. AT ST.

aiAnV'S CEMETERY From Mountain View cemetery the Grand Army of the Republic land ssh Veterans 'will be escorted by the League of the Cross Cadets, under direction of Aid de Camp Thomas to St. Mary's cemetery, on the hill, where the following program will be carried out: Oration by W. J. Hennery. Invocation- Mnslc by srfjool children.

Heading of Lincoln's Gettyftburg address, J. A. Colqunoun, commander of Lyon I'ost rt 8. Strewing of flowers on the craves by ladies efcijdren. Address.

Music. Firing salnle, TnJted Spanish War Veterans. Taps, bugle. Benediction. At the close of the services in the the Women of the Relief Corps and the Grand Army of the Re' public will serve luncheon to the SERVICES AT MELROSE At 3 o'clock in the afternoon Lyon post Xo.

S. G. A. will hold its annual ieervices at the post plot in Evergreen cemetery, Melrose. The program follows: Banner," Melrose grammar school band.

Prof. D. Williams, principal, leader; Introductory remarks. Past Post Commander Wil- Jtam K. Bair; inrocatlon, Uey.

Mr. Duncan XVentTrortb, M. E. chnrch," Abraham address. Her.

James Curry, D. past post commander; music, "The lied, White and Blue." Melrose school band; "The Veterem end His Grandson," G. W. Frick. county superintendent of schools; address.

Prof. D. Williams, principal; Ktrewinjj nuwi-ns utt prarts by the public school children; taps; benediction by Got. Mr. Duncan.

POLICE TO DECORATE GRAVES to custom the members of the Oakland police department will march in details to the various cemeteries where their dead colleagues are buried and decorate their graves with -flowers and evergreens. The flowers will be distributed under thi direction of Inspector J. F. Lynch. The graves to be decorated are those of: Commissioner J.

E. McElroy, Detective Thomas Downey. Policemen Harry Summers. James Fenton, George Brown, Lonis Silveria, William Dan Surren and Timothy Ixtmpiug at Mary's cemetery; Chief Peter Pumyea. Albert Shorey, Policemen 11.

Jlodpkins. James H. George "Carlton. George MerfceJ- White. Alanzo Ayres, William Moore and John the MouuUiiu View cemetery, aad First Captain of Police John tnd Thomas Cooney at tin- Oakland crematory.

SOCIETIES TO ATTEND Members of many of the local Catholic societies will Join in the ceremonies at St. Mary's cemetery. Among them will be Knights of Columbus, League of the Cross Cadets, members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and Young Men's A band of 14 and a drum corps furnished, by cadets will provide the music. The children will be marshaled by members of the Christian Brotherhood and by assistant priests. John Cox of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and Gommander Maglllan of the Knights of Columbus will direct the ceremonies.

Special Memorial day services were held In several of the churches of this city today. Members of Lyon post Xo. Lyon corps. Admiral D. D.

Porter 69, G. A. and' Colonel John B. Wyman circle. Ladles of the G.

attended services at the First Methodist Episcopal church this morning, and Appomattox post No. 50, Apporriattox corps No. .5 and E. H. Lipscomb corps of tne United Srpanish War Veterans attended.

the services at Plymouth cliurciL Dog and Deer to Take Part in Outdoor Play Mrs. Allen Babcock as Rosalind and Sydney Ayres as Orlando in a scene I in "As You Like It." SHEPHERDESSES TO HERD REAL SHEEP More Than 300 to Take Part in Claremont Production of "As You Like It" BERKELEY, May 29. The forest of Arden is already placed in the Claremont hills and but awaits the advent of Orlando and Rosalind, Celia and Oliver, Audrey and Phebe and Touchstone, the dukes and the court trains, the shepherds, sheperdesses and huntsmen, to revive again the charming pastoral scene of the seventeenth century. "As You Like It," which will be given tomorrow evening under the auspices of the playground equipment fund mittee of Berkeley, promises to surpass in beautiful detail and picturesque effect any production before given on the coast. An ideal spot has been chosen in the grove at the terminus of the Claremont.

Key Route line, and with- little aid nature herself has provided the setting of field and forest and. The will sit in a natural amphitheater. Below the actors will appear among the trees. The story will be told by 20 gifted amateurs, assisted by one professional I actor, Sidney Ayres, as Orlando, and a cast of .300 persons, who will make up the spectacular features of the performance. The wrestling match between Orlando and Charles, in the person of Garfield Anloff, will be interesting, a five minute struggle before the final throw of Charles.

Herbert L. Jones and James Kenny have secured the 26 sheep, which will be herded by the shepherds and shepherdesses. The dogs and deer are ready for the chase, and the huntsmen, 30 strong, promise a hit of the evening with their hunting song. The Follies, Miss Louvla Rogers and Lawrence Strauss, will sing the "Hey-no-ni-no" duet. James Preston, president of the playground commission, will render the solo number "Come, Carolus Lundine will "Blow, Blow, Wintry Winds." An orchestra of 17 pieces, under Theodor Vogt, will give the incidental music, much of which has been written by Vogt, The dances will be a charming feature, the gavotte the 16 popular young society folk and the rustic wedding dance as a finale being most happily introduced.

The men of the local company of state militia will serve as the halberdiers. E. A. GOWE'S FUNERAL TO TAKE PLACE TODAY Last Services Will Be Held at Oakland Crematory RICHMOND, May The funeral of Edgar A- Gowe, the late capitalist, will be held in the chapel of the Oakland crematory tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, under the auspices of Berkeley lodge, B. P.

O. of which the decedent was a' member. Mrs. O. J.

Mayne of Como, his sister, will arrive In time to attend the funeral ceremonies. Gowe was one of the best known and most popular citizens of -Richmond, not only as a clubman, but; as an officer of the Standard oil company here. THE SAN ERANGISGO CALL. aiONPAW MAY 3fr 1910; PROPOSED SCHOOL SITES ARE VISITED City Officials Look Over Land Available in Oakland for Playgrounds OAKLAND. May Twenty-five members and attaches of.

the city council and board of education today made a tour by automobile the properties proposed fqr purchase school playgrounds and, schoolsites. The members of 'the council made the tour for the purpose of. seeing just what the school department is endeavoring to secure, so as to able to vote intelligently upon the proposition when the matter is submitted to tnem with the request to add the sum required to the proposed bond issue. Special attention was given to those sites where it is proposed that be established and additions made to grounds and buildings already owned. Nine such sites have been selected, as follows: A four acre lot at Park avenue and Division street, quoted at $20,000: two blocks at Nineteenth avenue, and East Twentieth street, $40,000: a.

site at Fifty-fourth and Market streets, a site near the Dewey manual training and commercial high-school, a site at Boulevard and Redwood road, a site south of the 'railroad' at Elmhurst. a site near, the San Leandro line, $15,000. and at 1 Emerson school, $50,000. Over .40 sites were visited, and the -greater part of the day consumed In- the trip. PLANS FOR PROPOSED SCHOOLS SUBMITTED Alameda Education Board to Erect Two Buildings ALAMEDA, May Thirteen plans for the proposed Haight school building 13 plans for the proposed Washington school building have been submitted by architects to the board of education.

The members of body are now going; over the- designs and are expected to soon make their selection. When the' plans are chosen bids for constructing the buildings will be solicited. The Haight school building is to take the place of the 'old structure now. in use. The rear wing of the existing, building 'will be, used as temporary school the new.

structure is being The Washington school- is a new -one and will be located in a to be erected in Santa Clara avenue. Eighth street. of education expects to start on both buildings during, the summerTvacation. CLOTHES SET ON FIRE BY EXPLOSION OF GAS OAKLAND, May H. Criddinton, a roomer at 943 Grace; narrowly escaped being burned death last night," when, in attempting to.

light a. gas rang 3, an explosion took place, igniting his clothes and to the house. Criddinton was; badly "burned about the hands as theresult of his atr tempts to, rip off his- burning clothes. The blouse was owned. Mrs.

The loss was JoOO. 1 EBELL CLUBWOMEN TO CLOSE SEASON Richard M. Hotaling to Give Shakespearean Recital at Reception May Ebell will close its season' on evening with; a brilliant followed by dancing, the: Shakespeare section acting as hostesses. Five hundred Invitations have been issued. Richard Francisco will entertain with Shakespearean readings.

Miss Julia Colby, curator of the Shakespeare section, will be assisted; in the receiving party by the following clubwomen: Mrs. Charles J. Charles Leonard smith hMward Booth Mrs. Ghirardelll I Mrs. E.

Yorker Mrs. J. W. McClymonds Mrs. Frank M.

Hnrd Mrs. D. B. Huntley Mrs. Herbert Lang Mrs: C.

H. Miller F. W. Lake Mrs. A.

C. I'osey 1 Mrs. John W. Gray Mrs. E.

C.yon Helms Mrs. W. M. Bunker Mrs. Ualph W.

Kiuney Miss Sarah Horton Miss Eva Powell Miss Marie Touchurd Mrs. Gordon Stolp Miss Touchard Mrs D. E. Easterbrook Mrs. W.

S. Maekay Mrs. AI. J. Bleuel Mrs.

A. Vandergaw Mrs. J. It. Scupham Mrs.

stone Mrs. John Yule Mrs. George K. CUllds Mrs. E.

H. Zucker Mrs. Mary F. Childs W. J.

Wilcox A. A. Dcnison Mrs. B. F.

Woolner Miss Rosemary Dobbins Thursday evening the members of the dramatic section of the Adelphlan club will offer, their friends a delightful surprise in the way. pf a program, entertaining at an, invitational affair, at the clubhouse in Alameda. The section is one of the latest to be added to the club, and has. an following. During the year excellent work has been accomplished and some splendid talent developed among the clubwomen.

The last union meeting for the season will' be held on Saturday, June ,4, and will be known as the Adelphian club high jinks. Only members of the club will be present. The Alta Mira club of San Leandro held an outing Saturday, a luncheon being served to half a hundredor more of the clubwomen at Idora park. The picnic formally closed the year's work. Last Monday an interesting hour was en joyed, in the club rooms, Christopher Ruess, probation officer of Alameda county, addressing the meeting.

The numbers were given by a composed of Miss Jeanne Eleanor Jenks, violinist; Miss Sarah Jenks, cellist; Miss Edith Jenks, pianist. W. I. Macdonald of was the soloist. The next open meeting of the recently organized Child's welfare league will be held on Monday, June 13, Pythian castle.

The league already lias a membership of several hundred women, who are giving their best service in helping to solve the moral problem of children in the county. The organization will be supported through the membership Miss Bessie Wood is president. The Criterion club will entertain "Wednesday afternoon at the home, of Mrs. Louis Sharpe. A number of the club presidents ot the bay cities will.be the guests of honor.

The 'event will be the' closing of 'the season. To increase their general fund the women of the Suffrage amendment league of. Alameda 'county are asking their frf lends to whist tournament Tuesday evening at the residence 5 of Mrs. M. F.

Murray, Lester avenue, East Oakland. COLLEGE ALUMNAE ENDOWS NEW CHAIR Graduates of Mills Raise $25,000 by Subscription OAKLAND, May The alumnae of.Myis college have, raised $25,000 to endow a chair of history in the institution, and as the fund has already been invested, at a satisfactory rate of Interest by Treasurer George W. Scott it is probable that the proposed addition to the faculty will made before the opening of the fall term. The greater portion; of the was raised in small subscriptions, which were intended by their donators as expressions of their loyalty to their alma mater and of their devotion to its founder, Mrs. Susan L.

Mills, and its president, Dr. Luella Clay Carson. Among the graduates; of the; college who have been most prominent in the work of raising the endowment are Miss Hettie B. Ege and Miss Persis Coleman, president and treasurer, of the alumnae association. MONEY STOLEN WHILE WOMAN IS SHOPPING Thief Secures Handbag Containing Valuable Papers OAKLAND, May; Mrs.

N. 914 Tenth street, while; shopping yesterday, was robbed handbag, which contained 'orders, cash and- valuable papers. iMrs. L. Clark, who conducts a store at .1265 Broadway, has complained to the police that a man woman entered her and that while the man engaged her in conversation his companion slipped a fur muff worth $10 under her coat.

The theft was not discovered until the two. had departed. J. Cavasso has. reported that his room at 129 San Pablo avenue was broken into during his; absence last evening and a gold watch and chain worth $40 taken.

Children Rehearse for Two Months on Cantata Children take part in "The. Golden Sickle." In the upper picture, left to right, are Ruth. Russell and Emily Martin. is Hilda, Carlsen. BENEFIT TO BE GIVEN FOR CHURCH Members of St.

Andrew's Sunday School to Produce "The Golden Sickle" OAKLAND, May 29. The -children of St. Andrew's church will present the cantata, "The Golden Sickle," Wednesday evening, June 1,, in Alcatraz hall. Seventh and Peralta streets, for the benefit of the church fund. An unusually good program of dancing and song has been arranged, under the direction of Mrs.

Clara McDonald. The manner in which the little tots have been rehearsing gives promise of a splendid performance, as those who will take part have been at work with their parts for nearly, two months. The work of Hilda Carlsen, who takes the role of a companion to Elsa in the cantata; Ruth Martin as Fay; Emily Martin as another companion to Elsa, and Russell Martin as "The Bee" in the chorus of that title, has attracted attention at the rehearsals. There will be special numbers by Gladys Garrish and Marguerite Mau. The following is the cast for the cantata: Bessie Ward.

Elsa Florence Englebrlght, Mother Witch Hazel; Hazel Pa queen of the garden fairies: Anita Hassen. Sadie Apple. Ollta Brunsand Dorothy Jackson, chorus of fairies: Clyde Adams. Frank Elhert and Arthur Moore, bee chorus; Janet Clark, Marjorle Bateman. Lucille Bateman and Isabelle Fox.

butterflies; Ema Larsen, Dorothy Holland, Florence Flnly, Marie Bullinrton, ViTlan Easton, Florence Acterman and Lillas Apple, flowers; Ada Corbell. Dorothy. PrlnsJe. Marguerite Mac Donald, Ermlnia Bertola and May Sobiana completing the chorus. MISSIONARY SPEAKS ON LIFE IN CHINA BERKELEY, May Rev.

George W. Hinman, formerly of Soochow, China, and now district secretary of the American missionary association, was the principal speaker at 'the services of the South Berkeley Congregational church this evening. Doctor Hinman spoke -on his work In China and the customs and mode of living in the orient. Ralph Hawley, president of the Alameda county Sunday school union, also addressed the congregation. YOUTH MAY DIE FROM GUN SHOT Hugo Whiteman Accidentally Injured While Hunting Near Berkeley BERKELEY.

May 29. While hunting with several boy companions in the hills near the Fish ranch, east of Berkeley, Hugo Whiteman, a 16 year old boy. was accidentally shot and may die of his injuries. He is now at the Roosevelt hospital in this city, where Drs. Robert Hector and A.

F. Gillihan performed an operation, but as the bullet penetrated the boy's skull, there Is little hope for his recovery. Whiteman, the son of J. D. Whiteman," a businessman of this city living at 1616 Berkeley way, was driving in a buggy with several companions when the accident occurred.

The boy sat in the buggy with the gun pointing toward his own head, and a jolt of the buggy discharged the weapon; he was immediately taken to the hospital and his parents notified of the mishap. The, gun which caused the trouble was a .22 caliber rifle, such as is used for target practice. I PASTOR PREACHES FAREWELL SERMON Memorial Day Services Are Held in Many Churches of Oakland OAKLAND, May 29. Rev. Homer J.

Vosburgh, pastor of the First Baptist church in Telegraph avenue at Jonea street, preached a farewell sermon this morning, before departing for the east on a two trip. He is to deliver the commencement address "at Ottawa university, Ottawa, June S. and will make the dedicatory address at the opening of the new Recitation hall at Wayland academy. Beaver Dam. June 14.

Rev. Mr. Vosburgh was once principal of that academy. While he Is In the east on these errands, he will attend the commencement at his own alma mater, Cosgate university In New York. During his absence the pulpit will be filled by Rev.

James S. Cato, the assistant pastor. Rev. Mr. Vosbnrgrlj preached this evening also, when special music was given.

In most of the Oakland churehe3 Memorial day services were held. A. feature of the program at the Eighth avenue Methodist Episcopal church. Rev. Leon L.

Loofbourow. pastor, the rendition of Dudley Buck's mv- sical compositions. Mrs. Mollie Melvin Dewing and John McEwing: were the soloists. Decoration day sermons were preached by Rev.

Frederick H. Maar, pastor of the Fourth Congregational church; by Rev. W. W. Case of the" Shattuck avenue Methodist Episcopal church; by Rev.

M. Plckard of the Grace Methodist Episcopal church; hy Rev. J. E. Wright of the Twenty-fourth avenue Methodist Episcopal church; by Dr.

M. R. Drury of the United Brethren church at Thirty-fourth and Adeline streets, and by Rev. F. M.

Archer the Melrose Baptist church. Dr. William Day Slmonda of the First Unitarian church lectured this mornlnsr on Theodor-s Parker, the abolitionist, and in the evening gave personal recollections of war times. There were also special Memorial day services First Methodist, the First Congrcga- tional and the First Presbyterian churches. Tents, cots, camp stoves at H.

Schell- 11th and Franklin INGLESIDE 1 REPUBLICAN The rrsular meetings of the Inglesidp rejmbltcau tlisb taaTe chansred from Wednesday day. Becanse of the holiday today there will be no meeting until nest week. A LINIMENT FOR EXTERNAL ySE. Cheerfulness and a bright disposition during the; months before baby comes, are among the greatest -blessings a motherTcan bestow upon the little life about to begin; Her happiness arid physical com fort will the i proper of the' health and! nature of the child. Mother's Friend contributes much to the moth-T er's happiness and health by the relief and mental comfort it affordsV It is -a liniment composed -of: penetrating oils and which lubricate the muscles and tendons of the the: swollen mammary glands, cause a gradual expansion of the skin and aid in the relief of nausea.

The regular use of at essens a iri; anid ganger comes, and' assures quick and natural recovery forothe mother; Mother's Friend: is sold; at drug stores. for our; free" book of inf orrnatiqiv or expectant mothers. THEBRApm Ernst Millinery Eariy Summer Sale Our smart, stylish -liats; from $2.50 to $5.06 JA few French models 'from $7.50 to $10.00 Gome; 'early and get choice. Beginning- Tuesday 'morning. 455 Thirteenth Street! paklanci, Cal.

We Announce the Of Our New Juvenile cmd 'r i 1 .71 fl -O 1 1 1 'm' ijy C. J. HEESEMAN SIX BARGAINS 1 IN I DCAI 1 I ESTATE I Business On Key if Route, near Broadway. Trains stop immediately in front. Shaped so that stores and flats can be built facing Key Route and i bungalow facing Broadway.

Party owning diagonal cor- ncr refused $125 foot. Big money can be made on this, fi Price (on terms), $75 foot, Broadway Frontage Close to Key Route. Coming business property; $55 foot. A Fine Corner Lot in 'Linda Street work all done. Worth $45 a foot It easily.

Can be had right II now for less than $40 a If foot. This is a snap. A Lot in Piedmont Vista for fj $35 a Front Restrict- ed and well built up neigh- If borhood. A real bargain. Worth at least $40 a foot, fl Easy terms.

Just the lot I somebody is looking for. A Fine Lot in Alton Park Overlooked during the big sale. One of the best in the tract; 40x110. All street work done; $2,000 building restrictions; $is a front foot (the opening sale price). IMPORTANT I NOTICE I Today our main office will be closed.

However, our branch office at Alton Park, 40th and Broadway, will remain open. These lots will be shown by rep- resentatives in attendance at. this branch office. REAL ESTATE DEPT. 1218 Broadway Oakland WAST BRING RESULTS.

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