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Prclzticn Forfeited By Trizl Is Claim Frank M. Southern, 15 21 Madbon street, convicted of forgery, mayw-.ut be placed on probation, although his case has been referred to the adult probation officer. Southern was found guilty of passng-a bad check for 15.60 on J. 1. White, - shoe dealer. , "In my opinion a man who' pleads not guilty -and stands trial for a felony has, in a measure, forfeited his right to probation," said Superior Judge Samuels yesterday, ' in com-mentlng On Southern's ens. Sen is Sclc Heir To Mother's Estate Charles A. Kinderspacber of iliiy-ward is made sole heir to the $25, 000 estate of his mother, Mrs. Pauline Itliiderspacher, pioneer resident of Alameda county, under the terms of her will filed with County Clerk George Gross yesterday.' - lie is. also made executor of the will which was witnessed by Superior Judge Dudley Kinsell. Mrs. ltindcrspa,eher' estate consists of farm property, cash In th hank arid honils. dlL.u.itll biil I , cr:izn in Liquet Cas2 Llal.es CcrJ Mrs. Helen Sarctt, 1530 Twenty-third avenue, was released from the county jail, yesterday on $2,000 bonds. Kho wps arrested two weeks nico on a charge of contributing to the delinquency ot a minor In selling liquor to two lyoung boys and was committed to the custody of the sheriff, yesterday following a hearing before. Superior, Judge Dudley Kinsell. Mrs. Surcjtt Is also facing a -charge of violating the Volstead Act. tUii UTS HUES i Leader of Pirate Crew Sent Over Side of Ship; Officer's ' Gun Clears Deck?. . Danger to Investment From Fire Declared Great, Saving Inconse(Uental. T7 f' EXPERT OPPOSES S50D.0GQ SCHOOL BDILDIUU PAX FRAN'QIPCO, March ; 4 . How Captain Harry F. llelhi, well known 'character of tKrii days tn the' ports of San Francisco, and! So attle, recently stond off a company Pf Chinese pirates, who attempted to capture the river steamer cotnj mantled by Helm on the Yanjttpj river, vt&tt related y. sterday by Wlf-., liam J.' Forbes, Importer of Shang-liei, who la in Kan Francisco on a fcusiness Jrlp. ''ForbeSviiiiid: . "Helm had been warned 'that he would probably be hekl up by Chi-j npBp pirates who are infesting the waterways of China ' and who are l carrying their depredations without interference of any kind, 'liis ves sel was bonrded by a p;rate,.riw early In the morntnsr, and Captain Holm .was ordered to stand aside hile the plrau-s transferred hig nargo to their vessel. Helm replied by knocking the Chinese captain over the Hide of - the, vessel, and with drawn revolver1 cleared h.is vesne.1 of ' the pirates, who offere'd no, -resistance"; T 'L : v J-"Helm's exploit -vks witixjss'ed - by three American missionaries " and! their wives, who were passengers on the vessel." ' Forbes says that piracy .in China has assumed greater " proportions than ever before in the htefory of the celestial empire. This, he Bays, .is a result of the state of lawlessness now . existing throughout China and of the fact that there is no centralized rovernment. Forbes said that in most cases the pirates are a lot of miserable cowards, who can.be put to flight by actions of a determined .. man, as in the case of Captain Helm. ment in Chinij is constituted by a coterie of provincial governors, who maintain themselves in power by a number of banded soldiers, who are permitted to loot and steal." ' Forbes related how recently a ..Manchurian governor made a trip to Peking, deposed the government and installed a new administration which was more to his taste. Forbes says that the various- military gov- pernors of China now have , close to one million men under arms,whom they use solely to carry out their Individual ambitions. Tibet Bandits SlayAmericans lurder of Dr. A. L, Shelton in China Shocks Friends t in Pomona.' v ; POMONA. March 4. News of the. claying of Dr. A. L. Shelton by Tibetan bandits, who is reported as having been killed on February '.17 by outlaws in China, came as a. blow today -to 1 his friends and relatives here. . t . . . Great aniety for the doctor was felt here when Dr. Shel.ton left some time ago with Mr, and Mrs. J. R. Morse, Mr. and Mrs. Marion H, Dun-pan and the Morses' little baby to "carry , on'! for Chirstianizing. in China and Tibet. . - Shelton leaves two;i daughters. Doris, 17, and DorothylS. who are now attending school here.;.; wife, at present, in Indla'Vtranslatlng the Bible into the Tibetan language, and a motner and latner, whooth live here. - One of his daughters and his wife were with Dr. Shelton at the time Otbd"', Z In 'IVt T' J his seizure by the bandits, two -years ago. The daughter and wife were Abanodned by the desperadoes, who forced Dr. Shelton to aecompan? them. The robbers forced Dr. Shelton to take long tramps, 'and when ms sxrengxn gave out, leu mm De-hind, and he -was later found by earchtng. parties. It is said that the bandit leader was later killed. i The bandits, enraged - because of the death of their leader, then took blood vow, it Is said, which was believed responsible for the elaylng of the missionary. ; O. J. Mead, Cafe'Man, Purchases Big Tract ALAMEDA, March 4. O, J. Mad, head of the Mead's restaurants, has purchased the Western Market and treet, according to announcement made today. The price, which -is said to have been one of the highest paid for .Park street property, has not been divulged. The properties will continue under the management of Carl. Schiethe,. In addition to the Western prop- .... . v..w . properties to the rear of his pres ent restaurant, forming an 'L' to Santa. Clara avenue. Mead has but recently returned from swing around the United Bta.tes. No other section of the . TJnlon can show better values or lower property prices than Oakland and Alameda, according to his observations. His fai'.h in Alameda has induced him to purchase the old -Mason properties, . which "he is converting Into a home for himself tit rf" cost approximating $18 000. .J T.L led Pepper Stops Rheumatic Painis Rub It on Sore, Stiff Joints ind Muicb, and Rheumatism, ' Lumbago atod Pain Vanish Try. It and See! P.ed Pepper - Rub takes the "ouch", from sore, stiff, aching joints. It . cannot hurt ' you, and it cartainly ends that old rheumatism torture at once. , WItun you are suffering' no" you an hardly get around, Just try ' l;el pepper Rub," and you will have the quickest relief known. Nothing has - such concentrated, I , , , . r Playlet and Poems to Feature Section Day Program of the Oakland Club fi . '.(' - -A. v. ... - a -- vw..-- . ..-.y-flj f " 3 ? J I - 1 l; t ; i i jtl' I f . "7 , 7v -'- f . N U I ?vr : .V JH L I S .... j- , II; I .. 6f'. I' f- .--f ) 1. Vi--" ' A r nlll if . - (f .-'') . If w - " - I ; ' 1 I '"-; '::; Vf r 'K ' II., ' iff I vC . - ' ' I i ,v V-. V ? 'Tie Marplot" will be prvsvnted before the Oakland Club on Wednesday by the dramatic sec-tioht Amon the players will be (left to right), MRS. A. B. BROWN, MRS. J. DODSON, MRS. CHARLES FRASER, MRS. B. L. SllOUT. Dramatic Section to Have Big Part in Celebration of Day With the presentation of u playlet, original poems, Interpretative dances, readings, music and addresses, Oakland ehtb will observe a Section Day on Wednesday. The program-will bej given under the several study sections of which Mrs. .Nellie' Nelson., is general chairman- iii' i; ." '. "YoRemite." "an '.original' . manuscript by Miss Mary' Lambert, curator of the dramatic smitten, will be rendered as a cantiJla-Uon by Mrs. Crescent 1. Hale, assisted at the piano by Mrs. Josephine wm White. "The Marplot" ; is d the n vehicle which has been cbioen , : tfjr. d.emon- stnue-tne worK oi tne urimatip section. Mrs, J. Dodson will assume the leading masculine role.-Others in tbo cast will be Mrs. A. 0 lrarverMs. A. B. Brown, Mrs. Charles Fraser, Mrs. Laverno McClellan, Mf. John Wellendorf, Mas. it. L tJmout, A second skit will be offered by the parliamentary lawyecticm, Mrs. O'.' P. Cole, chalrmanri4 tiDecoto, district attorney qt Alameda county, wijl be the speaker tft the day, presented by the history and landmarks department, of which Dr!' V. O. ller-rick js chairman. , . - (Cofttri rtl Tl'tiiL1 ? . H A1,VG taken up, In tn pre vious artieleti the amuse- "ment parks orarller days. we now1, come to- the lart' park on' at the,jrorneVef ,!irfwl-.vay-,nl' i? ourteenth streutf -wtw we tiUce what was Know'tt as ihsf Maintain View horse-car line? ' kf'' For picnic occasions we find one of the old-style, open flat cars. We go north out New Broadway, and what is now known as Pied-- , mont avenue, past the- Howe Brothers' apple and pear orchard. And what a $Vie those brothers-had to keep the . boys out of the fruit trees when the apples and "pears were ripe! Then, one of the brothers, every time you would see htm, was sure to be chewing on dried apples, a habit of his. They had a bin? tract of land out there, which was afterwards divided up Into town lots and was well known as the Howe Tract. - Well, the carline, a little way this side- of the cemetery, went east over the bridge at Cemetery Creek; and what a ricketey old bridge it was, oh me, oh rny! Then the road .went winding around through Blair's jrrainfiekls, which were on both sides of the tract. Part way up, the car would stop .ani-put on extra horsesas it was quite a heavy grade uphill from mere on. The park occupied a large tract of land north of Morajja road, now called Moruga avenue, between this road and the cemetery end easterly from what is now' known as Bonita avenue. This was at the entrance of Hays' Canyon, in a large woods of gum trees." Between the park and the cemetery was a hfch board fence. On this fence thire w as a sign, some-thingjlke thl:"Kpep Out." Well, some one had artilnd another sign just uf iow ini, swntcn ran norne- penetrating heat as red peppers. Just as soon as 'yo"u "applv ite.J Pepper Rub you will feel the tingling heat. In three minutes H warms the sore! Spot through tind through. ' Pain and soreness are gone, - Aek' any .druggist for a Jar"-' of Bowles' Red Pepper-Hub. it cots' but little. Advertisement. t 1 1 1 '.T' ' 1 ' " 1 ' "". 1 .Among those who will contribute solo numbers to the program "are: Ottilie -Paul, violin; Hiss Clara Belle Hamilton, dance; Mrs. Faldo Rucker, piano; Mrs. E. G. Spare, reading. In, the receiving line will be: Mrs. Frederick E. Adams, president; members of the board of directors, Mrs.'D. A. O'Brien, Mrs, Harry Sea-Straves, Miss Alice Ruftsau, Miss Theresa Kuwait, Mrs. John Ronald Mrs. C. II. Greene,' Mrs. George Marsh, Mrs. J. P. "Plane, John H. Pape, Mrs. F. It. Greenleaf, Mrs. E: L. Buttrick, Mrs. J. P. Montgomery, Mrs. J. V. Frazier, Mrs. Alfred Gibbs, Mrs. E. L. Black man, Mrs. 8. J, Sllva, Mrs, Josephine Kagehorn, Mrs. Ralph de Puy, Mrs E. F. Garrison,. Mrs; J."F. Hughes, Mrs. F. W. Kimball, Mrs. A. I). Fulton, Mrs. Guy Petty, Mrs. W. J. Murphy, Mrs.'M. Benas, Mrs. Ella Andker, Mrs. Samuel J. Day, Mrs. O. M. Thomas, Mrs. B. K'Smout. Mrs. E. (i. Spare. , The -Oakland High School Girls' Glee will compliment the clubwomen, presenting a' group of songs under the direction of Miss Alice M, Eg-gers.' i '.' viOakluniiTioneers No 76) run 1 tliirig"like this: "Check' in here; -if you U, there is no way -of . check lng.out. ho Keep out. Some of the boys would go up into the cemetery and get into the. park over the fence, saving the admission price, which was ten cents. J ... . . ' . . On. picnic occasions, what grand gate prizes they used to give, such as a lillf popcorn, two sticks of peanut candy, or a ride on the hobby-horses! . ;-. Bj-jthe waj did any ofyou ever turn the hand-organ ' for 'the hobby-horse man, or turn the peanut roasted? Well, it was some jub, and what did you get for your -trouble? Perhaps a free ride or a bag of peanuts. Buay, in those days one surek did get a real bag of peanuts. It was a good, full quart, more oruess; and what do you get now for a niqkle? About fifteen or twenty-peanuts, and such peanuts: ' jrtie park was a very popular place for Sunday school aud private picnics, for t was a very orderly place. It was no place for the rough class, as the park people' would not stand fonanything of that kind. Then therevwere five or xmc concessions, such as are usually found in a park ofuhat kind. Among these was the steeplechase; and how the boys would lafiibaste -those poor wuuden horsesVto makfl" them win the race. 'Tv Then there was irtofherTf5ntriv- ance; what it was( called. I uo not rememocr, rjut it seems to me they were somethlngflke a rot of little flat-bottomed, roboats floating along In a canal or wooden flume with water running init. They gave you a long pole and yW sat down and helped yourself along with it when your boat' go! stuck or the water did not carry IV fast enough. It seems to me they. caiiea it tne Venetian Canal. Did you ever hike that long trail from the park up the hills to -Inspiration Point.-whleh -was Just north of the park, and quite, a ways up the hill? It sure was a long climb to that lone oak tree up on tha point, but was worth the climb, for the view you got was certainly a great one. that lone oak in still there, and. Kv hn,. when you are out that way take 'it in, and see what a change from then to now. To this rlnv T 'Innu. of no place that can come up to it for a panoramic, view 'of ,"Aly City Oakland" and the. other surroundings of the bay. . . Another attraction of the' pSi-k w the Mystic Maze.; It was a joke to get in, but 'sometimes no joke to find your way out again. Another attraction at the park was Captain Baldwin and his balloon "Balsy." It was at'tached to a rope, about 100 feet long, and would Uke passengers' up In the kir. His spieler would get off something like this: "Up in a balloon, girl, up in a balloon, boys;, up among the stars,, sailing 'rouijd the moon. All this for 25 cents-how Is ihnrt for high?" Did you see Genoral 'Grant when he was here? If so. then you WDfifii GOMPflBE SIBILS. A new Camp Fire group ,at de Fremery club house will receive its .charter and name tomorrow. Mrs. Max Roland is the guardian. "Ogoniodo," signifying "Rainbow," has 'been chosen for the designation of the group. The ceremony will have an Indian background with wigwam In the center. The seven ' Camp Fire Girls, symbolizing the rainbow, will present the seven - points in Camp Fire law. Dancing and refreshments will conclude the program. Members of the group are: Veronica Capllce, Rose Bennett, Fanny Jorgensen, Agnes Jorgensen, Genevieve King, Mildred Ferris, AJma Drennan, Mildred O'Choa, Margaret Kiaoe and Alice Kane. The program is open to the public. De Fremery is hoasting a" second new group which was organized last week. The following officers have been elected: President. Mabelle Land; vice-president Doris- Bou-' telle; secretary, Ruth Miller; treasurer, Charlotte Bennett, The members are; Charlotte Bennett, Ruth Miller, "Mildred King, Gladys Lang, Kathleen Sheldon, Isabella .Mayon. Sarah Belding, Mabelle Lang. Doris BouteRe, Eleanor Asher, ' Mildred Arrol Rehearsals for "Minnetoska's Dream.'! piny to beDresented next- month by the three Camp Fire rfUs at Kusnroda Rark,.wlll befdm toniora row. The girls are planning to. increase the funds for their sumjner outing at the municipal camp injhe high Sierras by the" proceeis from the benefit. ' " ' " The annual election of officers ofJ Kos Kos Kia tribe was held last", week. The girls who were elected are: President, Mary Connoughton: vice-president, Berniee Scott; Christeen Fuehrer, secretary; Mae Fuehrer, -treasurer.- . , ... City Hall Wreckage ' Laid to Watchman An investigation conducted yestejr-day by the police and the department of public works tends to show that the nljrht watchman at the board of education rooms . fn the eleventh floor of the city hall held a private drinking bout, at-.cording to a statement by Executive Secretary- Ralph York of the public works department; The investigation started when it was tound that the rooms were open; cigarette butts on the'' floor. An empty bottle was-found, smeiling-of alcohol, The- glass-4qoe to tho of-fice of Assistant Superintendent of Schools E. Morris Cox was smashed. Acting Desk Sergeant John E. Gannaw says the night- watchman on the eleventh floor failed to re port hourly by phone, and at 3 a. m. a patrolman, sent up; to investigate, says he found the watchman somewhat unsteady, saying he was "sick." The "watchman was told to go home and did so, York states. Lenten Lectures at Clubhouse Planned ALAMtDA,. Maxeh . 4. Mins Jane S. Klink will deliver a 'course of Letiten lectures at the Adelphlan duo house '' commeuclng Tuesday. Miss Klink is the daughter of the ReyAXathaniel Klink. a graduate of !he LT,lversity of HfornJa; and Hormerty on the teaching staff of the ,fens,(n 'division. She obtained her mater'sdegree at the University of Lnlcatro. 1I' S FROM Bl RXS. .'CISCO, March .4. SAN F Catherine nleav'y, aged 17 years, died today t St. Mary's hosnital from burns received when her hofrJ and .clothing caught ffre in her home,' 1912 Broderick street. 10 daVs ago. She was cbmbing her hair inJ .front of the. stovje and her hair caugrjnre come pretty near- seeing Walter -Blair. For they looked so much alike that you would almost Hake them for twin brothers. , , Now then, that is the way I remember Blair's Park. Have one" on me. a Queen Charlotte, or Mead beer all the aame tome. Ssvm as ever, ., ' '"BILLIE." The possible effort- o North Oakland citizens to induce the Hoard of Education to build the University High School ofnood will meet with firm opposition from' Charles Vf. Dickey, the supervising architect, according to announcement by jthe.of-ffebtl. , ... ' At a reent meeting of the Boarl of Education tWe suggestion was made, by representatives of the Santa Fe Improvement Association that the building should be constructed of wood In orUer to save' htbney and thereby make it possible to include a number of important features which it now appears may have to be left out. . roort mTwrwnxT. "The people wilt never stand for this," "declared Dickey. "A J500;000 building constructed, of wood would be the worst investment a city could possibly make. The . fire hazard to life would not be so- great, as the building would be provided with exits ample to allow for the escape. of all the inmates. The point is, however, ffrat the entire investment would bo. lost in case of a fire, because there is not enough fire apparatus in this part of ther country to. extinguish a stiff blaze in such a building. "Buildings of this size-of wood at-e prohibited in nearly all cities, notably San Francisco. Our ordinance does not cover the matter. EXAGGERATED CI AIM. 'The argument that the wooden construction would 6ave 20 or 25 per cent Is a mistake. Not more than seven per, cent could i be saved In wood construction.. , "The building, according to the present plans, will have concrete walls for the two story portion with a roof of, wood, and wooden construction for the smaller one-story portions. It will be the second largest school in the whole program." Dickey explained that because of the lajck of funds it may be necessary to omit the shop unit, the cafeteria, and. possibly the gymnasium. It was with the idea. of saving money enough to include these items that the suggestion was made to build the schoot of wood. Dickey said wooden construction would notifUi 'suf fl-clent saving to bring this about. Police Called to Handle Sale Crowd . The results to be derived from newspaper advertising are being demonstrated in the sale now being conducted at the ' Mesmer-Smith Shoe Company on Thirteenth street. The sale is under the supervision of Fr;k Stefan, sales manager of T. 1C. Kelly Company of Minneapolis. Last Tuesday's paper contained a full-page advertisement giving; details of. the sale, and so great' was the crowd at the store entrance Wednesday morning. that it was necessary to call policemen to handle them. It was necessary to repeatedly close the doors aa the crowds Inside the store became greater. After supplying, the , wants of purchasers they were diverted through the basement and gained an exit by the front elevator., The sale will continue for some -time. ' Woman Pioneer of -Alameda Passes ALAMEDA," March 4. '-Mrs, Laura B. Carlson, pioneer resident of Alameda, died at hr home, 1928 Everett street, yesterday. Mrs. Carlson was a native of Denmark but had lived in Alameda for 42 years. Bherwaa 71 years of age. She is survived by a son, C. I,. Carlson, and two grandchildren Funeral services wiji.be held Monday morning at If. o'clock. RADIUM, King of Cuires Renders the Body Clean and Pure V Tliero are only two kinds of Radium Radium .Sulphate and 'Radium Bromide. We have 'genuine radium , sulphate, the wonderful element that cleans out disease of catarrh, T. B., cancers, asthma, rheumatism, kidney, spine, tumors, ulcers, nervousness, pyorrhea, rectum, prostate and female troubles, dropsy, solatica, heart, stomach, liven ;etc, and strengthens every organ in tha..tody...It positively will do it and itremains good forever. Ours is the only Radium sold directly to the sick for treatment' by themselves, igha try lt...t. our risk. Free booklet. Agents wanted. International Radium Co., 156. North Spring St., Los Angeles, Cal. TRADB'MAKIC nro Ml-RITA SUPERFLUOUS HAIR REMOVER ' A treatment that win rmov nr-itanently " H 8-, nerflucii Hal from (he fucje ar HUf sart of h i .kIt wlthAat tea-ln a mark tha motif aVHcata- akta Rmo entire lialr root an4 i-atrnya the hair daflt. Na IMlrU Ment Otnumt Without nerdl. harnlnc lint Uradt-Mart -a"-tlc or iMtwdar : Bard. One fcPDlleaMon of Ml-Rlta ' will oolekl and eomplataly rarnova ail unilriirahla hair wlthont pain. leavlog ttaa tkln aoft and smooth. . Br woman w0 ta trohld with anpaK annua hair mould knew that Mt-RHa wilt prmnanilr .1rtroy tba moft atubborn (rowth. and ihl trratmtnt can ba used uccfull at home. Sana tor Frt Burnt? iaak lUtting nr lw'M prtpurattm tor bmt,lytnm tho akin ana" hair. Cat Here and Mall , Dr. Margaret Ruppert Solo Otanrt of tho Mi-Rito TromtmoM Det. X, im Cheataat it' ; I'hllndflphla, fa. "aro Street ir,f, ff tuff i,HfMTfr,1 dtp tvii,a,l itt. Lei M Sale NOW AT ITS HEIGHT Lasts till" March 18th WE SAVE : ON RENT The Oiestertield 1 39 The Leadership Frames Springs .' . . Construction Coverings ' ' it9SafetoTradeatthe Ashby ASHBY FURNITURE CO. , COMPLETE HOME FURNISHERS Cor. Adeline and Alcatraz PIED 321 BERKELEY TAKE GKOVE CAIt i' Q' ; For: Yes, Folks-IMean What I Say : If you don't mind being "elbowed"- once in a while by some of the eager buyers who are attending MESMER-SMITH'S SHOE SALE every minute during the day, and yotj can spend five extra minutes of your valuable time, you will get your due reward, because you can SAVE $2.00, $3.00, $5.00 and even more on a single pair of good reliable shoes. ' ' : . : - WHERE THE GOERS -AND HURRY Mesmer-Smith Shoe Co. . . The House of Merit 473 13th Street WHERE YOU SEE THE CltdWDS YOU CAN DO BETTER AT THE ASHBY . In Denim .The pieces bove illustrated represent the newest and . best ideas in Hyingroorn furniture, i The constructionj , throughout is the finest kind and the materials used . are! the best obtainable. ' ' - ':" -U:. ""TTT---- All solid mahogany hardwood frames. The Chesterfield contains 29 1" special. double tempered steel coil springs.. Each seat cushion "72 Marshallde luxe springs; Full wtbbing construction. Each spring is sprung on heavy. 3-lnch we)bing, insuring tne utmost durability and comfort. . The arms are double stuffed. - , "-T: . ; '7,"',"?"' Double clipper edge, spring arms and back. These pieces can be covered with -mohair of yourAqwn choosing. All the newest shades carried in stock, including Walnut, Mole - Beaver, Blue or Taupe on gold. or rose grounds. Plain or figured. A large selection of velours and tapestries on hand. t Five " ' -i ' Minutes! at bur windows, the "Sign of the Rising Sun" You'll be surprised YOU SAVE ON PRICE Chair s87 Look

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