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Exclusive Associated Press Oakland and vicinity To night and, Tuesday, fair, except cloudy or foggy tonight and in Ihe morning; moderate westerly winds. i EDITION Press International flewi Service VOLUME XCV-FIVE CENTS SUNDAY TEN CENTS OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY EVENING, JULY 4, 1921. Copyright lS2t by TRIBUNE Publishing- Co. 22 PAGES NO. 4.
5ce C7 I I iLvli Untta ttDAII lAfAV MTM Marries Again iiniLivni ifiL.ii rniilflBFs- President Voices Wish to Preserve Anglo-US. Amity TEN SLAIN AS IRISH DEBATE LAKE SIRES CELEBRATION Hf ILL ACCEPT LUU I 111 I IIIUU City Is Designated -Terminal for New Military Air Ways Experts Believe Government IslanH 3Vill Be Real Center of Operations, With Government Boosting Project DETAILS OF CHOICE TO CUME, Three of Larger in Oakland Do Rifle Range National Guard Is Swept by Flames Forty-five Alarms Set a New High Record in S. F. Home in Alameda Is Destroyed; Beach Sees Near-Panic Millions of dollars was the totLesti-mated today from a 'series of fires which Saturday and Sunday swept northern and central California, par-is ticularly the Eastbay region, razing Hcorea of buildings and Imperiling hundreds of lives. Three of, the larger fires were in Oakland and resulted in damage placed at nnore than $50,000.
The week-end fire-loss follows: flUI AMI families burned out. as a base for federal airplanes, but added that he "doubted whether it would be suitable for the dirigible service which is being -planned with government backing. He said, however, that his knowledge of llghter-than-air machines was sjight and that he would by' no means condemn the island for that purpose, although he doubted whether it was large enough for dirigibles to 'make successful landings. Th "receipt of the news today is taken to mean that the government experts have expressed their beliei that the, island, is large enough to accommodate the llghter-than-air machines, and that It will serve as the western terminal for this service as soon as It ig, inaugurated. REPORT OF ARNOLD IS RECALLED.
The report made by Colonel Arnold to the Chambers of Commerce committeemen following his official inspection on June 4, follows: "I am very much in favor of Government Island being used as a Federal airpqrt. After a thorough inspection this morning. I reached the conclusion that it is ideally situated, particularly from an ablator's standpoint. The Island is about 3400 feet long by 1400 feet wide, containing about 180 acres. "The soil Is ideal for aviation having just enough sand to' keep from getting muddy and enough clay to make it hard enough that the wheels on the 'planes will not sink into the Also, it would make an ideal base- for seaplanes, surrounded by water and having ade LANS Guerilla Warfare Continues While Leaders of Unionibt nfeT-Wiin-DrValera On the Proposal to Halt Strife Sympathizers With Erin Hold Parade in New York; Only Placard Carried Is One in Which Britain Is Scored BY IWTESX AHOHAL BEBTICK WTRE TO TRIBWE.
DUBLIN. July 4, Deapite' the peace conversations which Wre planned In Dublln-Xoday betwmn Eamonn de Valera, "president of the Irih republic," and several Irish nlonist leaders, violent guerilla warfare over the week-end with heavy jcastialties. Seven members of the royal Irish of ths rrrsh Republican army were killed In batttes. policemen were wounded. The crown forces are being reinforced.
Two battalions of regular that arrived on Sunday were today posted In strategic portions. There was a spectacular encounter at Roseft on the DubUa-Kerry railway, where firteen mem-bers of, the Irish ReDublican held un train: The- Sinn BVtnr did not know that there were four black and tan policemen on the train. The bla-ck and tan opened fire, killing two of the attacker. Oniv of the tvidets climbed into the locomotive cab and drove off the train amidst a hail of bullets. It was reported that Sir James Calg.
premier of Ulster, was snd-in a personal representative to Tublin to attend the Sinn FWn-I'nionlst conference. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASBD WIRE TO TRiaDTTE. DUBLIN1, July A cor.ferenco which may have an important bear-Ing upon; future developments in Ire land opened today at the Mansion House hererwen representatives of the Republicans and Unionists of Southern Ireland assembled at the Invitation of Eamon de Valera, the Republican leader. Largo crowds gathered about the Mansion House, over -which flew the Ktars and Stripes, and cheered the arrival of the Republican leaders. The newspapers of all shades opinion give much space today to the conference, which Is encouraged as a movement towards peace.
No final result ia expected, but the hoD is dljcusnions may with I'rcmwr Lloyd Ueorge-and Sir J.vnetrale;, th-Ulster BT ASSOCIATE PRESS LEA BED WIRE TO TRIBTTKE. i SEW YtHlK. JUiy thousiind Jrlsh syipauhlxersi, aeli. and children. There.
alsd'wlfs'-lroe sprinkling of former service rt til" uniform. Only American dags were carried. t)nly one placard was In the participation that of John Bull holdins; a whip over the manacled figure ef a woman, typifying Ireland, pleaj-ing toe Justice, John Bull was representing as I am justice." BY IWTERNATIOlfAL KEWS SERVICE LEASED WIRE TO TRJBUBE. DUBLIN. July 4.
A four-honr confepMice waa held here today between Eantonn de Valera. "president the Irish republic," and leaders of the Unionist party, The conference waa arranged by de Valera as preliminary to his answer to Premier Lloyd George's ui.iiiiw."i iu h. i-ict parley Following the conference, an official statement was issued my ing that the conferees had reached certain agreements. i Posse Seeks Bandits Who Rob Depot Safe BY I.TTERiTATIOirAt itWS SERYICTb LEASED- WIRE TO TRIBUNE. July '-po headtl by Sheriff P.fyes, todax was seiarching the hills above CloverdaJe, 39 miles north- of he.
for two! me who Jast night blew tfce safe at thk PEACE Fornjal Statement Wjll Be; Issued Today Agreeing to Labor Board's Reduction of Twelve Per Cent in-Salaries1 Slash Amounts to $40,000,000 and Affects 2,000,000 Men Agreement Is Made Under Old Terms Sought Dy CARL VICTOR LITTLE. Vnlt! Yrrpxponilint. CHICAGO, July million railroad workers will bow to the i diet of the United States Hoard find accept a 12. per cent w-iigo cut, It was revealed to "the lrnited I'resa today. V'nion 'representatives who have been meeting hereffM several days to reject the'.
tho ge Kliish, wi ill iss -osue a statement today agreeing that the membership of their organization will work less money, according to reliable information. The acceptance of the reduction will be made under protest, however. The jipwerful rail unions are jexpected to tell 'the. public that the cost of Jiving has not decreased to such nn extent to justify a 12 per Cent slash. In the same stntcment which is now being prepared, the unions will demand that the working agreements between the workers and railroad managements will be kept Intact.
Tho railroad board ordered these agreements, which provide thu working conditions, overtime pay and other regulations be abrogated and a new Ret drawn up by July 1. Inability of workers and railroads to get together, however, caused tho board to extend the time of, formulating new agreements. Ther statement to be issued today will 'demand that most of the old The 1000 union representatives here worked all day Sunday and were prepared to work most of today. Acceptance of the cut Is considered a victory for leadc rfihlp of the rail' unions. Votes taken by the" rank and file of union members Indicated that they were overwhelmingly agninst working for leas7 payjr Seals Get Short Part of Tallies A Emery vil I i 1 I 'nrtT--.
in JVinth Jnninp; At Los Angeles Manager Bill Kiwdck of the Vernon Tigers got better results out of a patched lineup which he presented ugalnHt he Heals at the local ball park thia morning than he did Out of the regulars for some time. The Seals were forced to take the short end of a B-to4 score, after getting off to a good start by scoring two In the first and ilnother in the second off McGraw. But Sam Lewis waawild all morning and after walking two batters in the elght'h and starting to walk another, he was yanked and replaced by Hoy Grumpier and before the latter could 'retire the aide the Tigers scored three runs and- had the game on Ice. After the second inning fdcOraw was very effective in the pinches and fanned nine. The score: U.
H. -E. Vernon 541 San Francisco 4 10 1 Pi e--Fa -juuL ILtnnah Lewis, Grumpier, McCJuaid and Telle. LOi? 4 The Ijs Angeles team played holiday baseball today, tsoltiK into the ninth inning with Oakland holding; seven against the. Angels' four runs and staging a closinK rally which doubled their score, leading out the Oak by on.
Blngli by Baldwin and Kilts opened the telling Inning, Carroll's triple set the crowd on edse and Griggs shot the ball against the victory to the home team. The- score H. K. Oakland 7 10 1 Lou Angeles Matteries Arle.tt, Siebold and Koeh-ler; Crandall. Iiumovlch and Baldwin.
Auto Plunges Off Roa Wnmnn KlleA i '''lieu BY UHITEI LEASED Wlf RLBUKE. IfORTLA July Mrs4. i Edna Albt-I i DVCHESS OF MARLUOROL GH, former Cotuurlo Vanderbilt, who bectm th wil of Colonel Jacques Italian, today. Duchess is Bride In Ceremony in Dingy Old Office Former Consuelo Vanderbilt Weds Frenchman After Divorcing Duke. by iwtbrntioniTnkwb bee vice leased wire to tribune.
LONDON, July 4. The Duchess of Marlborough, who recently received her final divorce decree from the duke a few months ago, was married today to -Colonel Jacques lialzan, at the Westminster register's office in Henriette street. Pefore her first the duchess was Miss Consuelo Vander-bilt of New York. Among those present today were George Harvey, the American ambassador; Sir Charles Kussell, Lord Ivor Spencer Churchill, and the Marquis of Dlandford, son of the duchess. The bride was dresswl in gray.
Colonel Ralzan served in the French army during the war and owns a large estate In France. The Duke of Marlborough wiy married about a week ago to Miss Gladys Deacon of Boston. -Society had expected a brilliant international event when the duchess married the. second time and was much surprised when the bride and groom-: leotd to have the knot tied irt.the ilingt "old register office ihithe, presence of but a few friends. In the marriage license bureau the- bridegroom gave his age as 62 and the.
bride as 44. The couplo plari to go to Cannes for their honeymoon. Afterwards they wiU reside in Paris. i Russ Assure Turks Of Friendly Desires BY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE TO TRIBtTKE. COX.STANTlNOPLt;, July Soviet Russia has no desire to occupy Constantinople, but desires peaceful relations with Turkey -and all other nations, declared M.
Nathanarow, the new Bolshevik, ambassador to Turkey, in presenting his credentials to Mustapha Kemal Tasha, head of the Turkish nationalist gov. ernmenfTUesWitehes from Angora say the exchange 'of addresses was most friendly. The Turkish nationalist government is only the regime In Turke ythat is recognized by the administration at Moscow. Actress Denies She's To Marry Dempsey TT-KfTED PRESS LEASED WIRE TO LOS ANGELES, July 4.U Jack Dempsey Is going to marry Mtow Sylvia Jocelyn, film acfreas now, in New York, Sylvia doesii't know anything about It. Thls waa declaratron' of her rnothef Vlrg.
Helen Doutney, at her Hollywood home ioday In proof of her assertion, Mr, Doutney exhibited the following telegram: "NewYork. July 2. "Dear Mother: Saw the fight. It was tremendously exciting. If any reporters tell" you about rumored engagement deny it flatly.
They are trying to spread the story and I want it -killed Immediately. "SYLVIA." '-r 1 Three Inches of Snow Falls in Yellowstone by trwrrED press WIRE TO TRIBtHnS, AIllS- 4 "7 Chopper for five miles through blinding snowstorm. Ranger Ray mopd Little today arrived tat the Ash ton emergency station In time to save the man from bleeding to death. The injured man. "Red" member of.
woodchopplng crew, wis. working in the Isolated Bachelor rxyt r.settion. ana aimosi severe a nix Wfrt-hen fiis ax slipped, The Bnowstnrm, an unusual -midsummer 1 freak, swept the region early today. Three inches; of snow fell. shivered In their tentt, packed about with snow.
Death to fe Penalty In Peru Arson Plot jy A stonATtrcr MtTSff LEASED WIRE TO LIMA, Peru. July 4. Several persona have 4 been arrested. and held for execution In connection with the fire whk-h yesterday destroyed virtually entire northwest wing of the government house. It is said the Are broke out at tHrA.k nluu.
the presidential suite. it -stswrMf-' t4 ON DON, fuly.i-iUniied -r-TlTeTwelfare of the worlJ and the immeiste interest of -English-j fwkia'peopU are ronecrned in rontinuinre of jhe An(ilo-Amerirn friendchip which hi rontinued more than i handred year. President Harding declared in a meaaage to the Anilon Timet today. "A clearer understanding will prove the tnre.it antidote for the nnfortunate irritation which too been rausiT'By-the unimportant and aggravating ntteranrea of demaiinfiues and irresponsible agitavnm," Harding said. The was the' feature of a apeeial twenty-page American edition of- the Titnea, published in honor of American Independence Day.
Wets Parade in Protest Against Prohibition Law New York "Moist" Ones In-form World They' Want Old Uotl BY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE TO TRIBtfNTi. NEW YORK, July 4 "Wets" appeared in force on Fifth avenue today to march in protest agalnstiry laws and to express their hope for av return to more moist days. The organizers of said that people at all agesand, ixea who had signed cards pledging themselves to part lp4 totalled In six figures, but the acttial marchers were conslderalbly shprt of The organizers blamed the heat and legal restraints on certain methods of alleviating It that once were in vogue. affair is 1IY KICPORM Denounced by reformers who tried to prevent a recent International event In Jersey City as "lawless" and anarchistic," the paraders told the world, that they cre "the cream and not the dregs' The daisy was the official flower for the parade aoA there- were ait sorts of buttons and banners express, ing hosltllity to the principle that the word Volstead has A group of marchers composed of doctors had signs describing "the medicinal virtues of alcohol and certain concoctions thereof." I A dry counter-parade that was to have been organised by a Wall-street evangelist failed to' materialise, 'but had hand circulars Riving the poor "benighted wets" the Ideas of one coterie of "dry" as to the nt-anlng of personal -4nv iH i'A it.jw-s.vr uity And -deoiiK-ei that there fwonld'le probibitKSn CnforCrtnent parade pB Fifth next Kutur- oay lp 'connection wnn me worm convention of th United Uvtftety. of MaywTlkUit to the der sentlng.to revlew.
Ship Gets in Too, Late With Prize Fight Fans BY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE TO TRIBUME. HOUOKKN, July 4. -The Holland-American liner Nleuw Amsterdam, carrying many passengers who had planned to witness the Dempsey-Car-pentfer match, arrived here yesterday, two days behind schedule on account of the poor coal used. The liner was forced to steam at a 13-knot speed most of the voyage. Returns of the fight were received at sea by wireless.
Fairness Urged by Prohibition Head BY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE TO TBIB01TE. WAIMthNOTONr-Jtriy-Hv- In arlet- tor addressed to all State prohibition directors who have taken office recently Federal Prohibition Commissioner Haynes urges that "administration of our high office be characterized by firm purpose, hard work, right conduct and absolute The new plan fit organization, he said, all of "the enforcement and permissive work under the State director." Kin of Signers of Declaration Gather BY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE TO TRIBUKE. July' Independence- Day In Philadelphia was marked by tho absence of fireworks, prohibited by a recent ance- but pajrlotle-' cetadems ant! exercieea were held in r11 communitv centers. i lutnt flrn itmu-Ahitfinla' TloflaeaXnn Angeles county leading to Antel- ope alley, today resulted "tn ene death and.itiore than two hundred fire fighters sought to "prevent" iu spread. Chester Hallett.
of IA19 Angeles, aivautoist seeking to id ihe fire fighters, backed his ni.ichine ovr an embankment and 'n us instantly killed In the crash. Mother of Senator BY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WISE ip TRI8VST. DECATl ft. "IIU. July, Phoebe -McKay Wesley Jones.
United States. fi'iKi tor from" "AVashinsjton. tiifi Bethany, neiir here. undt- ing of -parabsia Ws'-f Id. 4 111 i.
t-vju -twpvu raKfau Awm'r rr Vt- 6. All-Day Program Around and On Lake Merritt Attracts Thousands Visiting Crews Join in Patriotic Festival Water Carnival Opens With MirnicBattTe Between the Aviators and Freak Craft; Auditoriunj. Ball Tonight Oakland launched her observance of the 145th anniverseary. of Rational Independence with the first gllmpee of the clear summer sun over the Contra Costa hills, when enterprising youngsters fired a salute of 1 illicit firecrackers. On the whole, however, it started as a "safe and sane" Fourth of July, with respect for the law against pub-He use of fireworks.
Thousands of residents of the city were out of town for the week-end holiday and the shady dells in the hill canyons throughout the county were the scenes of many queerly-inf- provlsed camping outfits and a ously-carcfree people. HILL BEAU XX ATTRACT MANY. Especially at Camp Cinderella, the municipal campingpark in the hills near Redwood Peak, were crowds of back-to-nature celebrants of the day toi be found. A large number of boy scouts and their parents gathered at the Camp Sheoak, the scout camp In Dimond Canyon, where games and scouting activities occupied the day. The formal celebration of Independence Day in the city centered round the shores of Lake Merritt.
It got off to a good start at 10:30 a. When a large crowd gathered to witness the program of races on a course near the bandstand in Lake- While the races were being run off the committee of 'the local service men's organizations were occupied wiA preparations for the barbecue stagedTOs sailors of the Pacific fleet at'oon. LAKE CARNIVAL STARTS WITH MIMIC BATTLE. At 1 p. aviators and artillery-menl staged a mimic battle with a miniature battleship in Lake Merritt and at 2 p.
m. the great aquatic carnival of boat and canoe races staged by the recreation department on the lake began- At 2 p. m. a program of patriotic exercises was staged in the AudU torium theater and was attended by a large audience of patriots. Opening with the singing by the audience of the "Star-Spangled Banner 4uvd a flag salute ceremony by the ladies of the G.
A. R. Women's Relief Corps, the program Included, besides the, flumbers, addressed by Elbert1 KDille and Assistant District Attorney Donald McClure. A solo, "The Flag- Without a Stain," sungr by Mrs. Alpha G.
Da'ul; a selection of campaign melodies by Henderson's Orchestra, and two se-- lections by the JSastbay Male Chorus rounded out the musical features of the program. The Declaration of Independence was read by A. H. De Groff. TRIBUTE TO THINKERS OF COLONIAL I AYS.
In his address Dr. Dille, pastor meritus of the First Methodist Episcopal church, paid tribute to the Declaration of Independence and to the brave political thinkers of the revolutionary period who framed it He said, in part: "'All men free and equal! It was left for the- Declaration for the first time In history to blazon that truth 4n the face of the world to write it above the heads'of tyrants and to put it like dynamite, bomb 'under thrones. Like a flashing sword the Declaration cut the- bonds of the race. Honest manhood everywhere, seeing Itself in the light of that straightened itself from the crouch of the slave to the erectness of the man. "History teaches that when na-tifns were young and poor they followed spiritual ideals and did splendid things, but many a nation, when it has become rich and powerful has grown corrupt and fallen upon evil days.
Where there, is no vision the people perish but America has never lost the power of snlritual vision." In the evening-a grand ball will be staged in the auditorium, while a dis-' play of fireworks is-being made on the lake. Throngs of boats and canoes are expected to occupy the lake during the pyrotechnic display. A feature of the fireworks display will be a special set, which will portray in light a view of the--, great battleftlp California in action. destroyers of the Pacific fleet are anchored today at the municipal dock at the foot of Clay street" and' were throughout the day for public inspection. Many persons via-, ited these compact instruments destruction and were shown the pl- ersrtton of the features ot the craft Dy naval officers.
EVKNlNG PROGRAM INCLUDES BALL. The destroyers were open to public inspection until 6 p. m. today, when they were scheduled to cast off their lines and rejoin the remainder of the portion of the fleet stationed in San Francisco They arrived here Friday 'evening and were inspected oy Lastoay residents' and visitors on-Saturday," Sunday and today. The and their' com-mansiers are; Lieutenant H.
V. Wiley; Radford; Lieutenant" A. Bar-nett. McCorraick Lieutenant W. J.
Nunnally Lamberton. Most of the men from these de- 'stroyers were given shorefleaVe to attend the barbecue given DyyuaK-land's Fourth of July committee to (Continued on Page 10, CoL 1) VITAL STATISTICS Marriage, birth and death notice will be found on Page 20. quate facilities for this branch of the air service. "At present there Is only one Fed eral airport or base that I know of on the Pacific coast. This is the Marina field at San Francisco.
It is not owned by the government, but rented from private persons. If Government Island is used for an-airport, as I think it should be, it will be the only government owned aviation base on the Pacific Coast, and undoubtedly one of the largest and most important in the country While my inspection tour today was only unofficial, I will recommend that Government Island be accepted by. the government and turned into a l-'ederat airport." Otficer alM Two Sailors Injuted When Gig Burns Five Others Rescued From Bay; Burning Boat Goes to Bottom. -TSAN. July 4.
The motor gig of Confmander Percy C. Foote of the- XI; S. Salem burned (o the water's edge in San Francisco Bay shortly before midnight last night. Commander P'oote's hands were burned and Seaman H. Cunningham and Machinist's Mate P.
J. Lecklik-ner received burns on the face and body. Cunningham had no life preserver and was in the water nearly an hour before he was rescued. Commander Foote and the other four sailors, however, were picked up in about fifteen minutes. The gig" became enguifed in flames at both the bow and stern almost at the same moment, -according to the sailors, and faulty IgTiition was said to have caused the fire.
Commander Foote was taken With the receipt of news from New York; today that Oakland has been officially designated as the west coast terminal for the military airways system, men in close touch with the- aviation situation here today declared that In their belief the government had definitely Indorsed the Government Island project and it would be but a matter of time before steps would be taken to equip and make it one of the first aerial bases of the nation. Details were lacking, but It is generally understood that Government Island was the -point referred to in the New York news, and it is thought that the airways system referred to is the proposed transcontinental dirigible service an- recently by Chief of the trtOrtel H. II. iJan Francisco division of the United States Air Service, at luncheon meeting of members of the aeronautical committees of the Oakland and Alameda chamberr of ISLAITO MERIT TOLD BY AIK KXPKRT. His inspection, which was unoffi cial and was made upon the suggestion of the twp bodies, resulted in very favdrable" report regarding the possibilities of Government Island, which lies in the estuary, between Oakland and Alameda, as an air base.
'ew days later he was of ficlally appointed by the government to- make a survey of the Island and made practically ar repetition of his original report to the Oakland and Alameda chambers While the despatch from New York announcing that Oakland has been designated as the terminal for the airway made nd-men- tion of the, location for the base, or of the service, it is generally under stood that it referred. to the Government island Complete details of the selection are expected here within a few hours. Colonel Arnold flew here from San Francisco when he arrived to make his first survey of the island. He comPlete tour oi tne strip or land by automobile with Major Reed field manager of the Du-rant Air Craft Corporation, accompanied by newspapermen. At that time, however, he declared that the island held every advantage Versailles Treaty 'May Form Basis Of German Peace Proposed Document Characterized As Pact of 'Amity' and Commerce.
By A. B. FORD, United Proas Staff Corlpcepwiidcnt. WASHINGTON, July new treaty of peace, based on the rer-sallles pact, may" be the course which President Harding and Secretary Hughes will decide on as a basis of future relations with Germany, it was predicted in informed quarters her today. This, it ia believed, is likely to the next step, following the con gressional declaration of a state or peace with the Central Powers, which President Harding signed Saturday.
The new treaty, whioh is already being characterized by. Republican leaders-as a "treaty of amity and commerce," is one of the two courses which Hughes is understood to have' been prepared to take in framing what in affect will be a peace with Germany. The other course was the acceptance of the Versailles treaty Itself, with the nexessar.y reservations and modifications to meet the approval of the United States Senatl. Hughes first proceeded on the hope that the Versailles pact would be resubmitted to the Senate, later realizing that treaty retaining any semblance of the Versailles document would not have a chance he started to work on a treaty of peace with TJermany as announced by the United Press. Hughes' felt that the rlgts and Interests of the United States could be protected probably as well in a new treaty as in the Versailles' documents.
If Hughes andJIardlng decide on a new treaty with Germany It prob ably will be submitted when completed t5 the German government for signature through Ellis Loring Dresel, American commissioner in Three Planes Lost On Trip to Mexico BY ASSOCIATED, PRESS LEASED WISE TO TKIBTTITE. 1 July. 4. Three aeroplanes which left here for Mexico City June i5 to enter the mail there have not-bee a uo til. k.
stated they were leaving LSredo. to cross several hundred miles of "bad lands." Americjm Vessel HAMBURG, 2 July Ju nine, vessels whtth enterejk thitfport in June new the Stars and Stripes. Thre were (12 ships, having an aggi-cgatfr tonnage of 688.000 tons, which made port here in the month and 710. having a of 651,000, departed. 1 ra2fflcSfat es lecTfTc-CTmpany 2 0 Twelfth Rtreet, badly damaged.
Loss about $23,000. National Guard rifle range practically -wiped out and several residences endangered by grass fires, sweeping over 10,000 acres. BERKELEY Two homes in th Panoramic Way residential district destroyed and several damaged. Loss estimated at $75,000. ALAMEDA One home destroyed and another badly damaged, while a blaze in the men's bath house at Neptune beach caused a near-panic.
I ORTY-FIVE ALARMS SET RECORD IN S. V. SAN l'lUNCISC Forty-five alarms up until six o'clock last night, the largest number during 1921. Most of the conflagrations were con-lined to dry grass, and many started from fire crackers. During the day the fire 'alarm was sounded" at an average of three times an hour.
None of the lires was ELMIRA Ten homes, many ranch buildings, 400 sheep and about 20,000 acres of grain nearvJjfre were destroyed. Loss, nearly $1,000,000. ARYSVILLE Large portion the city in ruins and more than 400 persons homeless following Saturday's conflagration. Loss about $700,000. MARIN COCNTY Nine ranches near Novato swept- "over, including 1600 acres of -pasturage.
Chileno and Ignacip valleys also In path of grass names. about WOODtAKD Town threatened by big grain fire, destroying 1280 acres of grain, stacked hay and farm buildings. Other-ofWjw. bring total loss to $250,000. i DAVIS Scores of stacks of grain in the field and standing wheat covering hundreds of acres destroyed bf fire covering large area.
Loss about $100,000. In addition to the above there were fires in scores of other small towns throughout the central and northern part of the state and scores of-homes and other buildings were destroyed. DAMAGE IN COUNTY IS CLOSE TO $1,000,000. It Is estimated that the fire in Alameda county alone will be-close to one million J'ires, several of them of serious proportions kept fire companies and volunteers constantly busy yesterday in Oakland, Berkeley and other cities of the Eastbay. About $20,000 damage was done by fire of undetermined origin which broke out In the rear of 212 Twelfth street, in the center of a cluster of frame structures.
Fifty of yie neighborhood were driven from thpir homes by flames and smoke. The fire, fanned by a -Btrong wind, caused' damage as follows: Pacific States Electric Compajiy, $2500; flats at 212-214 Twelfth rtreet, $1000; apartments at 1243 to 1249 Jackson street, $5000; apartments at 201 to 211 Twelfth street, $3500. Damage to and equipment of the uaKiana JJally 1'ost was nominal. and force of men which wasJn at the time carried most or tne aamagaoie equipment outside. RIFLE RANGE FIRE Vl'SES, HEAVY LOSS.
Fire in the. Oakland foothills at Leona. Heights. yesterday swept over 10,000 acres, destroyed the majority of the California National Guard buildings on the state rifle range and threatened to enveldb the Seauoyah Country Club." If was still smolder ing early today. Four San Francisco guarasmen, memoers oi me naiionai Guard Coast Artillery, encamped at the range, were overcome by smoke and the heat.
The giArdsmen were carried to a spring by their comrades and revived by first aid treatment. i The irifle range was practically wiped out despite the efforts of the guardsmen' to check the 'flames. Trenches and backfire saved the' Na- tional -Guard -clubhouse at the rifle from The fir broke out at 8:30 o'clock yesterday In the 'tieona Heights-stone quarry. Fanned'by high winds it spread rapidly in all directions. Two companies of the Oakland fire department, under cofitmand Of Battalion Chief Max Dohrmanh, made efforts to stop the flames, --but lack of water spade their attempts futile.
FIRE REIT AWAY FROM "COUNTRY CtXB. The fire was within a mile of the Sequoyah Country Club at o'clock last night end sweeping toward the nliih Jit r-liih 'mftmhers atld fl-olfera took precautions to -dtverf IU Mrs. Mary punr, yeawoia bjiq an invalid, was carried from a burn tn "house- --t 1-9 -Piflh-etrwt TWetM- dav bv her daughter. Mrs. M.
E. Adams, and Miss Dorothy Acker. wh was visiting at the home. The fire started in the home of Mrs. R.
F. Myers atjllT Fifth reet nd sprad rapidly. to the Adams dence. Th two women carried ajfed Invalid from the second story. (Gntinucl on Page Col.
I aboard the U. S. S. Tennessee andHMrart of th rim wji from water Northwestern j-Pacific railroad -vt Ii.ma MiiHlMlttunillAA and 4500.: X.h robbers stole the Automobile of Frank Burns and flei northward through 'Rosa arid'' -Clnverdale. At the filer St Xttv -hilTJh Independence held their four- bday when the rjteBth annual- convention- in lside-1 Tilltimook-.
Ore rno ii 1 hnniience Halt bers of her family plunged off ce 1''ul; j. highway. Seven other members of the( family were hurt. Mrs. Barton.
FiV in Snnih the. dead woman's mother, is not ext lrc VOUtfl PeThe car was proceeding down at Is CaUSe of Death the rive sailors were taken to the hospital ship Mercy, where their injuries were attended. The navy tug Vigilant attempted to- iret a line aboard the gig to prevent it frpm sinking, but was unsuccessful and the boat went t'o the boyom. The mishap occurred when the gig was- about half way to the Salem from tend. The Salem was anchored on "ManoJLWar Row" with other navy vessels here to participate in today's Fourth of July celebration.
Pleasure Launch Is Burned on Bay Trip A second accident occurred yesterday afternoon as the result of an explosion and fire on he motor launch of the battleship Mississippi, carrying thirty persons, most of them women, to the battleship. Sev- Continued on Page 2. Col. 3) Two Are Drowned in Lake Near Tacoma BY ASSOCIATED PEERS LEASED WIE TO TMBtrNX. July.
A. Cook. Company 4, Fourth Engl- Puyallup, were drowned in Aftveri can Lake last night when a canoe waa overturned. Hollywood Man Loses Life RescuingjGrl LEASED WTBETp TRTBtnrE. rllKlMXANDING, July meters, ZI, Haywood lost Pus he-Hrterdy while at tempting to an unknown.
girl who-had goften Beyond her depttrtn the nrf. The trl wu saved by others. fieters recently cams to California frotr Carson City, Nev. watchmani fired twoehots at thirneft, and' shortly; Vfter passing tbtfough' that town they abandoned theliuto-moblle and took to the -hills. "t- Belgian Rulers' Pay First State Visit to Endaivl i ONDON; July AlW, iin ad OJceu Elizabeth arrived te.lay tor Sheir urTiii land.
The royl couple was stteu J-el bv a numerous tOite. including rremier K. Carton Wiart. Thev were met at DSver by tbe Prim of "Wale snj at Vi torit Nation fcre bv King (Jeorie, Queen Mary.fthe DnLe Voik. an.1 IVinctK Mar scorle.1 iy tin lunsehoM jr-, s'ry, Viae rtal parry the i-hcenn-r rr- pr ajtf Palace.
hr-n "siven" rSiuiiTi'T" e- tie II. 1 1 Bi.ttwan- steep nill when the soft dwt the LOS- ANOEEES, July, 4.) A brush side of the -road gave way, causinglfire in'lloijuet canyon Sri It to whirl over a six-foot embank-iLos i O. F. Albertson, was driiing. is sufferWif from effectsof the accident, ahif may lose his mind, physicians announced.
Youth ShoMo Dedth; Body Found ihRivert BY trSflTTD PRESS LEASED WIRE TO TRIBtTKE, a. -H-i' jv today revealed, the'body of -Edward CSley OneS UeaCl Moraio, youiniui aiexican. in the middle- -fhC' highway near Clearwater. oralo- hadr been shot through the spine. Constable Thomas jQifBHen and a posse are' looking for Esuda.
who was with Moraio when the murdered man was last seen, ac cord ins to witnesses. 7 'it 4.
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