Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on July 4, 1921 · Page 2
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MONDAY EVENING JULY i, mt. NJl ijiuinis lost in PHlFIRES; OAKLAND SUFFERS Easthay Section Hit Hard by - Flames; Homes and Grain ' Burn; S. F. Alarms. , '" (Continued from- Page ) The damage to both houses was jmtl-mated at about .12500. ' MARTSVILLE. July 8. With a large section of M&rysvllle a mass ef blackened and smouldering ruins. residents of Marvsvllle today were; today devoting their energies to caring for. m rot the flame area a l-mtr?irTi; the four hundred or more PernonapSa444Noccurute estimate can be rmaerea nomeies--r-&y fcaturuay a j made of the loss at this time, but It 3632 'Blind Pigs' Known to Police in New Yotk City TVEW YORK, July ..-Coincident-f ' ally wilh the parade of the wet parsdei-s, today police gave out figure (hewing there are 3632 placet in : New York which authorities "ru tprrx" are being used for the Vale of liquor. : of grain. It was placed under con-, trol when it reached' PutUh Creek. Another fire,, south went of the town destroyed about 100 acres of era In on the Henry 1 Hansen ranch. ; Ten homes, scores of ranch buildings, four hundred sheep and approximately twenty thousand acres of (train were destroyed in a disastrous fire which . started four miles north of.Elmlra and swept for. a length of twelve miles , southward hcn finally put "under con conflagration. Those who could not be eared for In. private homes were sheltered in the' four city , schoolhouHoa which had hurriedly been equipped with eota and other furnishings, by the Red Cross.- American Legion and other relief societies. , Although no lives were lost; and only a few minor injuries were sustained by firemen and volunteer fire is believed It will run close to one million dollars. : Nearly twenty-five acres of barley was burned at Knightsen yesterday afternoon, owned by P. J. Moody. The fire was started from the Santa Fe right of way, presumably caused eby a freight which had Just passed. f ire' in the dumping grounds near here spread to the trees along Marsh Creek. Owing to the high OFFICER llffl Oil BUI i E IG Oakland People. Have Narrow Escape When Pleasure . Launch Takes Fire. I lighters, the property .loss, It is es-lwind it wna.hard to fight ftnft tonight the men are stllj fighting the flames. Mrs. Karen Marie Cjrrlstertsen, S, was burned to Hfmth yesterday morning in a ntvr which destroyed the home of - hfrr -granddaughter, Mrs. Henry Carlson, at Selnia,. near Jiere.. Mrs. Qarlse-n received burns in her head, arms arid body while vainly attempting to save her grand- tlrr.ated today, will mount trp to ap proximately 1700. 000,- TRUSTOR DFS?TROVED, k TRAINS RE-ROUTED. Owing to the destruction of the Southern Pacific company's trestle, Just south ot the city limit through , trains from the tfbrth are beinif Operated nvpr th Wut Hi A a tin. nrA Davis, and Btub trains are being-J"olh,cr- .Fireman Dan Sulllyan also operated from Sa'qramento toGerberJ waa brned.on the hands,, arms and D v WILT flr I mvi kn rhla anrt vl' and Marvsvllle. Stub trains are also beJng operated to intermediate points between Sacramento and Marysville . where service haV bean Interrupted. The company expects to resume : regular service through Maryaville by Wednesday. A grain fire. . believed to have started from a locomotive, two miles The Are. which was discovered by Mrs. Carlsen on the' screen porch adjoining the room oocupled by Mrs. Chrlstensen, destroyed the wardrobes of all the house . occupants. The origin is unknown. Adjacent .buildings were temporarily endangered by. the flames. ixkaVt loss Dru to east of Da via. swept a path over !soXOMA CO I NTY FIRE, mile wide and six miles in length SANTA noSA, July 4. A serious here this afternoon ana was still un- grass fire was reported burning to-controlled at 7 o'clock. The fire day . in Knight's valley, Sonoma started In a train fieM holnniin in I Frank CWrrler, and fanned by a stiff wind, swept across the country, de stroying hundreds of acres of wheat county. Fire-fighters were being hurriedly guthmud, - The lives of several thousand head of sheep were saved late yesterday and scores of sacks Of grain In the when ranchers succeeded In driving nejds. About 700 men are fighting I them ahead of flames which, start the flames. IIOMK AXD 800 ACRES ' Ol GRAIN DESTROYED. An earlier fire today near Plains field destroyed the home of Herman ing on the O'Brien ranch, burned over an anesnjwo or three miles In extent.. One ranch house and several (larns were burned. A Iflre burned over a considerable section of the Kearney and Sonoma itoth and burned about 800 acres Vista valleys yesterday. (Continued from Page 1) ' eral of the women passengers faint ed, whHr-othefs, attempting to" jump' from the craft were caught by sailors and kept fh places'; of safety along the bow of the boat. The fire was witnessed .-by tron-drcdBttwsctrrtof along the docks Just soufh ' of the Ferry building, who shouted encouragement to the women aboard the flaming launch. The conflagration was caused by a backfire of the motor. Several residents of Oakland and other cities of the Eastbay vicinity were on the launch. " Among those rescued were Miss , Margaret Will-lams, daughter of Dpuiy .Sheriff Morgan A. Williams of Alameda county, and Miss Ann' Otte,- both of 2842 Seminary avenue, Oakland. The young women declared that prompt action on the part, of the naval crew prevented a serious panic. " Miss Williams,' Who was one of the first to be rescued from the launch, said: . i ;V -: ; '.'Two women fainted and several started to leap overboard as the fumes-burst out from' around the motor of the launch. We all feared an explosion of the gasoline tanks and there would have. 'been a panic except for the cool behavior of the crew. ' . " "The officer In charge told us to take our places In the bow of the boeit and ordered us. not .to Jump, Almost nl the game time he was sending his little crew to quiet the crdwd and to fight this flames. "As we turned back toward the shore we met a government boat almost at the ,dock and were taken from the launch without accident. "All of the crew stayed with the launch until' they could not run it any "more and were ordered to leave bv some officer who came from one Of the "ships." -c ',.. -..n.-..,,..-. Miss Otte ?ald: ' . "We had Just left the dock and were auout one-tnird or the wuy out to the. Mississippi," I think, when suddenly there was a fire all around the engine of our launch. "It was so sudden that nobody. Knew exactly wnai nan nappenea, but the flames swept al about the back part of the boat." 52,000,000.000 IS TRIMMED FROM . NATIONAL DEBT Total Reduction in Past Two Yeari Has Averaged " . 8 Per Cent. By RALPH C. COUCH : c United Prtfw Staff Corrrwpoiulnt , WABfTJNGTON,, July 4.-4;More than 12,000,000,000 has been slashed from the total of the gross nation aLL aebt in two years,elneAugust 31, llr an official statement of the Treasury Department showed today. The gross lebt reached its; hightest peak in 119, a year following the armistice. v The total reduction in the debt for thV periof has been eight per cent, showing that despite pessimistic talk of government extravagance and Inefficiency the debt Is being eaten away at the rate contemplated wheii It was acquired. The gross national debt on June JO, the last-day of the government's fiscal year, stood at $23,427,772,447. according to a treasury statement now available. Tww years ago nt the peak the nation owed a total of $26,478,692,113. ' - . Reduction shown by these figures la $2,050.869, R66. , , . At a reduction of 8 per cent! each two years the entire debt should be wiped put in 2 & years, the period entlrement' contemplated under the Sinking fund arrangements. " Quick reduction of the debt tends towards lower annual .interest oharges for the government and for the citizen, lower taxes. . The government now is paying Interest on the debt at a rate of more ' ' - Bureau Returns Scrur Answer, Teakettle Problem Is Solved Housewives are not the Only persons interested In teakettles. For Instance, there was the scientifically Inclined Individual who notloed that it-'you plugged the spout of a teakettle the lid would blow off or the kettle would burst. , With the teakettle as his Inspiration he Invented the steam engine. And now comes a teakettle query to the Information Bureau of The TRIBUNE, the an Vinegar will remove the lime. Al-low it to remain in the teakettle 20 minutes. Shake It around frequently and it will remove- the lime, deposit. " . The TRIBUNE'S Information Bureau will answer all questions ot a general nature etcept school or legal problems,. debates, trade and firm names and queries as to the time of aay. swer to. which establishes the fact) The Bureau Is open every day ex that university professors are in-) cept Sunday from 8 a. m. to ' .p. m. terested In . teakettles, too. Here' If answers -are-desired by mail, the question: : stamps inqst be enclosed. . Quickest wnai win remove nme irom me results can be obtained by teleohon- insldc of teakettloM" According to the professor . of oh em is try in the University of Cali fornia, the answecla jus ..follo.w BOOTLEGGERS IN CHICAGO IGNORE FtkEWORKS BAN rng to the Bureau. If you have any problems of a general nature to solve Ask - The -TRIBUNE Information B ureau, Iakes1 de 0000 ; Tulsa Astir As New Race War Threatens BT TSTERHATfOIflt jrtWfl BtJCf -UABEO WIRE SO IBJBUWE. , ', .TULSA Okla,, July 4L Tulsa was again- in a state of unrest -today, Ru- mors began. to circulate early today .that; colored men frOm Muskogee and surrounding towns were to" celebrate July Jiy Invading Tulsa and start- CHICAOO, July 4. (By United Press.) Fireworks, declared contraband by Chicago's municipal laws, were "bootlegged" In all parts of, the City today. ..'.. '' The.Jaw forhids the sale of fire- 1 . 1.1 V. .. . . 1 l..lt.l.U bootlegger, who. 364 days in the year !" another reign of terrof. "Colored fares forth with his suitcase .laden with liquor, today . carried cannonJ crackers and roman candles. Despite precautions of police, fire-works 1 were bootlegged ' in various sections of the city, and noisy demonstrations resulted. The Fourth, it is reported, was celebrated both With fireworks and firewater. , , : . . 1 CKI-KBRANT JAILED NEW TORK, July 4. Miss Ethel Miller, dressed as a cowgirl, with two sailors as escorts, started out to celebrate the Fourth on Broadway early today. She celebrated all the way to fhe police station. wdmeft-began to leave the city Jn numbers and not a single Tulsa hotel had services of negro maids and only! a lew colored, porters were working. Extra police patrolled -the colored section; alert to suppress the"' first signs of disorder. PIN WORTH $878 STOLF.X. SAN FRANCISCO, 'July 4. Pickpockets Operating -in the crowd at one of. the beach cafes last night Btpla a platinum pin Bet with seventeen diamonds, and valued at $876, from Mrs. Louis L. Levy of 150 Palm y avenue, wife of a local merchant.' ' . : , -,ilJieresacl ianj in our almost dail Bm'-oiif Polic - is olwqys ilillmJl - This sale grVes you the opportunity) to choose from thousands of Americas finest tailored suits at about half! FAJMt' GUKTIIGSXfi .... U.-. , YOU CANNOT FIND CLOTHES LIKE THESE AT OUR SALE PRICES ANYWHERE ELSE ON EARTH! LISTEN!! STEIN-BLOCH and FASHION PARK SUITS The $50 kinds The $60 kinds '! The $90 kinds 4 .85 ALL STYLES, FABRICS AND SIZES AND PLENTY OF THEM!! Sports Skirts fibouf i Wool Plaidi, Stripes and Checks Novelty Fabrics for Regular values to $ 1 2.50 10 For Regular vaJu to $19.50 15 Regular values to $29.50 RICH AND ' LEE-A-VEB 1212 Wasnington Street OAKLAND Sports Suits in Sale Tweed and $1 C .00 ; Jersey Suits Lu ; (Values lo $35) Novelty Sports Suits $17.95 Broadcloth F 1 a n n e 1 in do combinations of Black and White,-: Red and White, Kelly and White. dear's -Greatest Selling Event Our entire slock of high-grade apparel included in thittremendous outpouring of values' for immediate clearance to make, way for the coming Fall merchandise! You never saw greater opportunities for securing fine quality attire at a fraction of its " Worth tharhare here presented! Enumerated are only a few of the remarkable offeringsF SUIT Prices Cut 12 and More for Clearance Tricotine Suits, in plain tailored, box, and novelty styles ! All the season's most fashionable trimming ideas are embraced, in the assortment! None held in reserve! You are sure of finding the suit ' h vou want at' one of these four prices: $21 .for values to $45.00 .V". for values to $55.00 -,' -. - - . . ; for values to $65,00 ...for values to $75.00 EXTRA SPECIAL 185 Dresses Tricotine and Silks Included in this unusual offering EXTRA SPECIAL Jersey Sport Dresses - Sports Jackets Sharply Reduced ' Jersey Jackets in two . groups for clearance $4.85 and $7.95 . Novelty Sports '7 95 Jackets ordy J. f i r BroadclotK'and flannel, with fancy stitching and button Jtrimtning! Colors are: Gold, Beige, Copen, - Brown. Creed, Black and Red ! Black Satin ; ; ' . Coats $19.00 JJeg.J$45J)0: values) Tweeds and Mixtures -'Short. and Long Coats $13 and $19 Tricolette & Silk Dresses . .-..,-- KS0 Semi-Annual Clearance of Silk Underwear DRESSES at Drastic Reductions SOO For Values $00 For Values LO h $49.50 OO to $AO For Values tfO to $75.00 $59.50 or Values $99.50 Dresses for Every Occasion Included No matter what kind of a dress you seek and no -matter how difficult you are Jo please,, we are confident our immense selection contains just the model for you! Here are the season's choicest-styles awaiting your choosing at a fraction of their true value! '- Canton Crepes Georgettes Taffetas Crepe dc Chines Satins Tricotines Poirel Twills Laces Combinations' Fringed, Beaded, Embroidered; Lace and Ribbon . Trimmed " V " ." Camisoles ' Satin and Crepe de Chine; lace or ribbon trimming. . .' .85Ctr Satin, lace trimming and tailored, with hemstitched - finish . . . ............ ... . . . :. .$1.95 Crepe do Chine and Satin, bodice or fitted tops. . .$2.55 'Combinations Crepe Chine, lace, and 2-toned ribbon trimmed, bodice and fitted tops . . . .... . : . . . . . . . . .$3.95 Satin and Crepe de Chine, lace trimmed or tailored . $5.85 , 'Gowns t Crepe de Chine, embroidered or" lace trimmed. . . .' .$3.85 Crepe de Chine and Georgette, lace, and ribbon - . - trimmed .$5.85 Vests Glove Silk, regulation or bodice tops .$1.85 . Glove Silk, embroidered, regulation or bodice tops. .$2.95 Extra heavy Glove Silk . . .$3.95 Bloomers ciove sTCaTrrrHTrrr Extra heavy Glove SUk. . . . . . . .... '. . . $4.95 .'Outsize in. Glove Silk at. .... ... . .$4.50 "d $5.95 Pongee, with hemstitched ruffle finish. .$2.69 Satinette, with double efast finish $ 1 .95 . Pongee Waists r Regular$S.95 $Q. $$ Reduced to &i High and low necks, Peter Pan and Bramlejr collars, others with uxedo collars edged with tiny pleating, cuffs to match! Also tailored models with one large button! Hand-Made Waists . ..' . $.85 Regular $535 Reduced to Every stitchmade by hand! Tuxedo collars and ' cuffs with hand-drawn designsJ Petticoats Now $2.69 end $3 5 4ia"JezKyjAe cordeon pleating in -contras'S" -colors! Roce. Ccp:n, Po- ?" ) Taupe, and B n : 'rr-

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