Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on February 9, 1918 · Page 2
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SATURDAY EVENING Duil:n3 Critur.t FEDHUARY ?. 1?15. ASCI MSI COAST MM OTIIES SUSVIVOSS 3 Iflf LOST 15 IT YET CERTA (Continued From Page I) William Maden of Wwt Berkeley, a member of the 100th aviation division. rfe i the- son of E. Maden. The Alameda llt Includes Earl Undsay of the aviation service. He i la a brother of Mrs. Edward Ellis, llt Encinal avenue. Bowrlng lived at J031 Ea Nine- teenth atreet He Is the son of Mrs. H. F. Bowrlng and was before enlist- ing In the aero squadron, a local car- ! ia.inial i Confirmation of the cable received by Mi Eranklin Brown. ;i4 Forty- econd avenue, yesterdav, that her sen. Ira F. Brown, "had been savt-J, -rn, In Ik. frl.' Iit ! L'J 1 - .. ll . . tk. Av. t vivors. i. an Oakland hoy. v.ho for,.,-! llir eyr-j erly lived at -IS Eleventh street. ilia : tftusin i O. H. Wllhelm. chief engi neer and general manager of the E;st Hay Water . Company. The young man's parents reside In Trass Valley. Hrowne.il was employed at the Clare-r4ont and Rosa street pumping plants of .the water company, leaving this position to enlist In tha engineering corps SEARCH CONTINUES ALONG ISLAND COAST iLOXDOie, Feb. 0 A revised lift f .tha Tuscanta victim today Increased tha death toll of earlier fig-UTea, but triers la still doubt as to tha xct number that lost their Ikes when tha transport was sunk rT the north coast of Ireland by a daman submarine on Tuesday evening. . A new casualty list, compiled hart today, placed the total number of dud it between 160 and 170, Including 143 Americans. Tha bodies of 1I American soldier had been recovered when tha above list was compiled. Preparations are being made by soma of the American soldiers landed 1st the Firth of Clyde to hold a military funeral for tha dead on the Scottish coast. ' Advices " from Irish and Scotch tewM where injured Americans are being cared for said all were doing well, although some .had been seriously hurt. ' British trawlers and the - coast guard are continuing a thorough, thouth apparently hopeless search for tfee bodies of forty men still missing ffom the Tuscanla early today. , ! Revised admiralty figures today showed SltS saved. Its' missing and 111 bodies recovered. The bodies recovered are believed to be Included la the Itf classified as "missing." . . The rnlMng are believed to Include , 1S American soldiers, according to detail available early today. COOL' IN FACE OF DANCER ARE SOLDIERS ; Survivors stories, wired from Belfast, today continued to emphasise the sang frold of the American soldier while facing death. "After the torpedo hit us a dead alienee settled over the ship," declared one AmerVan officer. 3 "The only sounds 1 noticed were rnen shuffllpg to the deck ffoiTtvbe-)4w, the share erders of the officers and the him of diatress rocket. ' "Then some group of soldiers started singing while standing at attention, waiting is) enter the llfehjnats. Other grimly joked In low tones, tame sought to nnrt their pels. All lighted up cigarettes and smoked fariouely. "I saw one boy jump overboard with a lifebelt. A big nv cast him vp momentarily as high as the decks. Ms was swearing and custOng tha Qermans still smoking Ms cigarette, ( "A soldier cut a repe while a lifeboat was being lowered, spilling the epeupants, bat the boat wa righted .ltd lowered. ; "While lowering a collapsible life-boat It accidentally fell on top of a lifeboat containing a dosen. It must hare killed and injured several. ' "The, American commander stayed aboard tha vessel nntil the lest, when dastroyer cam alongside and took tyro aft" "I didn't venture below to get my bflonglnx, aa the ship was listing 0 fsst" said another officer. t "Wnen tha first destroyer came op as w were waiting for the boats, we Cheered her. With the destroyer's lights turned on us, the submarine probably could see us plainly, because Just as we were leaving the ship another torpedo shot across the luscanla's bow. We saw the wake. "The work of the destroyers was nagnlflcsnU as they were In danger f being; torpedoed all the time.." 1 M on deck talking with a ham,"' said an . American private, "when there was a ,btng.' Wreckage and water shot higher than our fceade. - It seemed an though -the ehlpi totnlted her lnsldes out. i "Nobody hollered, but you ar pnaglne what it was to stand shlver-fri In the darkness, not knowing w hat moment a second turpedo would end her ta the bottom. s "There was some "delay In getting1 fh boat over the side, but less than slight be expected." tPASHIXGTOX, Feb." 9 Another twenty-four hours of waiting left Bttle hope here today that America s loss from the torpedoed, Tuscanla Would be lee than the earlier figures 146 United State officers and soldiers. The War Department has received no official correction as yet on its compilation of Thursday 11 J officers and men missing and 07 of the passenger and crew, tats record of survivors, however. Indicates that the! 'mii, vl mo rw loei win do re i dueed, In reply to nation-wide protests Kat More Corn Yea don't miss wheat when ycueat Post W3 CABLE TELLS (Continued From Page I) rohkbt r. m.-cuthy. wivij, X. Y kobkkt r. Mccormick. ie- M.1.1.KOY, Brooklyn, X. Y. Iti H'VHT A. MTU TVtrott. IKtl H. MHIM. Arpleton. Wis. I.IOWUI) T. MKSSRF, Nw London. Wis. Ml KLFS W. MEYXBEKU, Bel- knsham. Minn. mhm:y mifckwicx. Bay city. Mi.li. imilR Mil J JR. WMhee. Wis. t in i i'vri' vi i nrrrk' iij.. hurVt r. . i ntKD XFI0'. fumbrld, Wit. HEKBUIT t. NKLSON. Mission, Texas. t.ii.i.i-. ."rt.u..". esiooro. U'?.. . . , , v.vt, iMu., v. " -.Vrl .. r.; ' " 7; . " ". If. V.." :,MJJ KJ Kno?h Alt I K IE nj Heaxeraam. Wis. f nJVU'S J" ,,KIt-N' "aahlngton. , D- - . . , ."Ml . H'V,rj.H ,rw I OrK. JOSEPH 0 OlM, New Tork. ". Kocaaa.y i ntClS J. OTOOI.F, Port Ches ter, N. Y. Kit HARD I OVTCU LT. - JR., Xew York. tHAHXiS 1L OUTRAN DER. II II EI t'entrn Ave., Oakland. WILLIAM R. flE. Stanley, Wis. HAYMOM) W. PROfcEVS, San Joie. Cat. BOY L n. PIERCE, Coloma. Wis. LYHA.VDLR 11. PltKJ. Eckman, W. Va. ARLEIGH field, Wis. t IIVKI.I Ji Falls. Wis, .EVANS P, Texas. HENRY JT. ton. Wis. U PEnitOX. Plaln- PREC.EXT. Chippewa rETEKMAX. Tsleta, . PETTItiHITW, Apple- ALFRED M. PERSONS, Wautoma, Wl.. NOUMAX i. PERRY. JR., Plaln- neirt. wis. H. l.ERY J. PATTEJISOX, Wild-rose. Wis. JOSEPH V. PAWK1V. CnlomarWIa EARL J. PATTERSON', Curtlss, W Is. CI V W. PAV!OX. ppooner. Wis. HARRY C. PETEIU4, New Albany, Ind. PITER J. PAXGTHORXE, Chippewa Falls, Wis EARL U POWEI.li, Baraboo, Wis. 'EHWARD itrTTEH, Owen. Wis. HUM ART Ut'lCK, Oale, W. Va. PA1 L S. RESH, Detroit. Mich. I KHOAUEA. Trego, Wis. IIARRV 1. RICHARBH, Rodney, Mich. BERNARD P. RAKSIX, Baltimore. 4'H RLEX II. READER. New Tork. JOHN RIEBEH. Pesrl River, N. T. IiAFAYirTTK ntyTIISTCEX,, JR., Brooklyn. K M lUDCl-irr E, Dwlght. III. ANDREW R.E, Kirkcudbright. Scotland. DEI, I, K IHN;ERH. Dancey, Wis. AAHOX . lUXUHfi. Waukesha, Wis THEOlKHlE BE;lJX(l, Shawano, Wis. ARTIU'R J. ROTH, terrain. O. I'ltAXK A. READER, Wautoma. Wis. MY I REED. Frederick town, O. EDWARD J RE1MER, Wautoma. Wis. ARTIIIR D. ROROINS, Wautoma, Wis. ERNEST 11. ROGERS, Coloma, Wis. tifSTAV A. ROlJJl'hOX, Merrill, Wis. ilX)RE T. ROKKOS, Marrnette, KTOH E. ROI T. Rice Iike. Wis. niARU-S ROVERSTREET, Brad-sworilsville, Ky. HALLIE It. ROW'E. Wautoma. Wis. U;iLOX J. ROMEIJa Plalnflsld, Wis. WILLIAM A. nt rjtCIIElik Ueman. Wis AHTlirn H. STEPIIl-r, Jersey City, N. J , H4KM R SW AXXOX. Msson. Wis (II Alt LI i STRATTOX, Wautoma, Wis. WESLEY SI1ELU Sugar Grove, N. C. ALEXANDER STEWARD. JR., Cllntonvllle. Wis. ARTHVR K STEEIXX, Horton-vllle. Wis. ROY E. SIMOXSOX. Wautoma, Wis. FLEMING J. SEXECAU Detroit. ARTH CR I STAXRROlGH, Huntington, N. T. RALPH U SAXDERSOX, Baraboo. WK WIXUAM C 8TE rR:X, Pemblc. Wis. PE1U1Y A. REUJYAX, Taylor. Wis. HEXRY W. SII.UTI.R, Ppooner, Wis. ATII4A X. STREJGLER, Fredericksburg, Ten. PETKIl STOIBER. Msrshflel4. YIs. I. IO W. KPl'VR. PI Infield, Wis GEORGE it. rm-:pllENSOX, Ar- llngton. Wis. Rl'DOIJ'H STONE, Chippewa Falls, W is. , . 4'ARl!M,HMIDT, Elisabeth. N. J. CIURLES IA ftMTTII. Baltimore. (TI.I.EX B. KNELL, ctatleoy. Cal. EDMOXD F. SEYMOl H. letrolt. CHARLES SHAPIRO, New York. GEORGE K. NIIRAPXACK, Wood-! land. Csl. HERBERT E. .STECREXBAVER, Baraboo, Wis. WILLIAM HCHRADER, Byron Center. Mich. LEOX &VEKR, Milwaukee. against- keeping the relatives of all those on board the liner In suspense as to. their fate, officials said that It could not be helped. The rescued men have been assembled at various widely separated placea The rosters of the varlou units are supposed to have been lost when the liner wont down This' has necessitated aasembllnr the - iivoi, wmcn win s hae t'o be checked with the copv ef tha original list in the hands n th War Depigment here. The physical labor of this work, especially when the methods of communication on the other side are considered, la very great, officials said. SAN JOSE, Feb. 0. -There Is rejoicing In the Chaves home, II Center J toad, about six miles out of this city, aver the good fortune of the two on of the household who have both had narrow escapes from death. pnomy aner Frank Chaves was reported by Genera! Pershing as! wounded In ' action, his parents re-! celved word from his brother George, private In the I13th aero squadron,! that he was to sail on the Tuscanla. i Teday the parents were notified, bv The TRIBL'NE bureau that Geo?geat jiame Is In the list of those saved I from the dlvered vessel i SWITOT JKE H. KPIU.KR. Wtrntt. MAKsHYU, J. .Mn"lt. Pay City. Mloh. . ERXK SIOCrM. Sse'naw. M!ch. MlUNCr: SPIGARS. Eumore, Mi.-h. HENRY f SENIOR Jr, Br.-wklvn. " JU'H J. STElHtONsKY, Chetek. Wte CARL K el"NDIX. Lindsay. Cal. GEORGE J. KlUnK, Marshfleld. Wl. HARRY W. STEW ART. Algonao. Mich JOHN E. STEVEXS. Kaiamii'M. Mich JOSEPH SMITH. Fliishtrg. X T. KALP1I T. STORER. Bay City, MVtv WILIIn J. STECKEY. Lamar, s. c. JCtB-E. SCR VEIDER. Appleton, Wis THOMVS SCTl.LY. Newark. N.J. HARKY C. SHOUT, Mount Her-mon, Cal. OLIN R. THOMPSON. AbottsforJ, Wis ALIIIF.D C. THORSTAD, Wautoma. Wis HARKY 1L TERXEJl. Wautoma. Wis lRYH E. TALBOT, Cumberland. Wis HICIURD C. THORNTON, Chippewa Vails. Wis. DVII) l. TO WE REE, Flushlnjr, ARTHVR R. THAYER, Reedsboro, Wis. HUJG R. TOIXETH. Kilbourne, W'ls EDWARD A. V8ECK, Hancock. Wis. JESSE E. V ErrCH. Ballston. Va. ANDREW 1. VAXSHKLEX, Hol-lla, X. Y, SHANNON K VAX VALSEAII. Baltimore. .1X)K;E VAXDERLAAX. McBaln, Mich. ERAVOS J. VINE, New Pedford, Mass. (OU.MBEK J. VAN NE DOM, warsnneiu, wis HtKHY P. V pealeau, Wl. ERBl'RG, Trem- ASBl'RV 11. V Kenonha, Wis. HKIIVKrll RD, Grange- Tine, inn. wii.i.i ym c. ma XDIXC.HAM. Haven Kin 4- RAYMON l R. -4rOl.RTII, Chippewa Tails, Wl. THOMAS . WEKSTE.D, Mattea-wn, N. J AltifST WOLF, Detroit. Mich. CHARLES P,sJ'ARj, Ann Arbor, Mich. EXMER W. WTLLIAMS, Owen. Wl. HALPH WIXKEL, Marlon. Mich. WILUAM G. WEBER, Bayfield, Wis. F. I W1CHER.V. Rarron, Wis EARL D, WILDER, Coloma, Wl MARTIN C. WINTER. Cllnton- Vllls, Wis. THOMAS WEIR. Linden. Wis AUiEX EBWAIU) WILLIAMS, Waukesha, Wl. ELMEH E. WILLIAMS, Kwosha. W Is, ADAM WTSNIEWSK1, Milwaukee JOHN T. W ELHOEFER Amsterdam it, HALP1I R. WICOTT Shawano, Wl. GIT TSEM.V, Sancreek, Dunn countv. Wl. JOHN Jf. YOI XO. Kenosna, Win. Ill (ill 7.EMOT, Delaware, O AftirsT 7-t'R. Kenosha, Wis. ARM J, ZIEKE. Red Granite, Wis. PETER 7.1'JESM, Calwar, Russian Poland. yr .- Grand Duke Nicholas Is SlainyReport AMSTERDAM, Feb. . An unenn-firmed report Is circulating In Germany that former Grand Duke Nicholas,- commander-in-chief of the Russian army at tn outbreak of the war, ha been assassinated, according to Information from the frontier today. t Grand Duke Nicholas was Irk com mand of the Russian army In the fancasuft. when Vhc Russian revolution broke out last March. He retired to private life and since then ha been living quietly on his country estate In Crlm.w. Nothing has come out of Petrograd to confirm the rumor of his assassinatloi , al-'though conditions are verv turbulent In Crimea right now, with the antl-Holshevikl forces engaged In civil war against the Red Guard!. - - e - .. SINK SPANISH SHIP MADRID. Feb. 0. Official announcement was made today that the Spanish steamship Sebastian, of 4500 tons, has been torpedoed while on a voysge to' New York. The crew was saved. The Italian steamship Doca Dl Oenovs, of ? gJ ton grosa, has bees torpedoed. It la reported the vessel was sunk only a mile off Murvledro beach. The SpanUh minister of marine has asked the Valencia authorities to make a detailed report of the Incident. If the sinking is confirmed a protest will be forwarded to Ierlln. The Spanish press consider the case an extremely serlou one. I -K 1 1 Ik.'a. Gerald Brandon Says: "In the yfar and half I served vith the foreign legion in France I saw so many Incidents with a human interest touch to them that I could not resist the desire to set thr-m flown so that those not fortunate enough to he with u legionaries at the front might visualize one of war's happenings" which news despatches overlook. Since my discharge from the legion for physical disability I have indulged ray desire to write and I believe these storiea I have written for The TRIBUNE embody the best tales of what I hare seen in war and the great war is the fifth war in which I have had a part-" . - Brandon hai" been newspaper man, magazine writer, fighter and soldier of fortune. lie wa condemned to death once in a Mexican revolution and has been wounded countless times. TRUTH TALES OF THE GREAT WAR win appear exclusive-ly in EV DEATHS FRANCE BE nrTiATio!iai grwt trsvict r-AfD W1XC TO T11ICKI BERLIN". Feb. . Some American prlsoi.er hae beeu captured north Of Xivry, ten mile ea cf St. Mlchiel. northeast of Verdun, say the official statement issued this morning by the German general staff. FAR IS. Feb. f. French trooos Penetrated the enemy lines northwest of IKoncourt. tn Lorraine, and brought back thirty prisoners last niht. the French war office announced today. Patrolling parties along the Chemln des I "ernes and in the Champagne rtrloii ulsa took German prisoners. LONDON. Feb. There was un- nu patrol activity north of Iena d irtnr tbe nlpht. the sir office re- portrd todiiy. WASHINGTON, Teh. 0 Two pri vates Wo'inded In action, two deaths from aeroplane accidents, two from gunshot wounds and seven from naturti cause, is the casualty toll In the American expeditionary forces reported by the war department today. ARE WOUNDED. The men slightly' wounded In actlor were : PRIVATE JOE PEKAS. Infantry, Tebrusry 9; John' Pekaa, father, Ds-Clas. N. D PRIVATE FRANK CH AVERS, infantry, February 0; Mr. Chavers. mother. San Jos. Cal. . " The men killed In the aeroplane accident, which occurred January, 39, were: ETRST LIEUTENANT FRANK V. TFHNER, Signal Corps, Wicomico, Md. CADET CHARLES A. HOPXIXS, Newark, N. J. The victims of the gunshot wounds, both of whom died January I. were: COUPOR Mi LEE O. SAILORS, Flttsburg, Kan. PRIVATE EARL DAVENPORT, Tehachapl, Cal. The following deaths were from natural causes. PRIVATE JOIEN BLACKMAX. Fo-shee, Ala.- PRIVATE CTIARLES C. BURXS, Houston, Texas. PRIVATE E.RL MAXIM, Locke Mills, Me. PRIVATE GEORGE W. ROSS, en-gineers, pneumonia. February 1; Mrs. Lillian Ross, Mn Francisco. PRIVATE HERBERT OLEMAX, Marshfield, Ore. PRIVATE JOHN C. HEFLIX, Brilliant, Ala. PRIVATE ROBERT XORRI, Butte, Mont. Rent Vertongen, the famous aviator In the Belgian army, has been missing for a period of five days and Is believed tn have been drowned In the North sea. according to cabled. despatches received by the Belgian legation here. DrOXeTrRATTOX. Antl-Austrlah demonstrations have taken place In Croatia and In Zagred (Aarain). the capital.. Scores of agi tators have been .arrested, according to despatchea received from Geneva today. The Austrian government Is decorating soldiers for murders perpetrated tn Serbia and Rumania and this action has aroused bitter denunciations of the practice In the Relchsrat. Geneva despatches received In Washington declared today. Jn a bitter debate In the Austrian parliament Deputy Ravlnkar charged that "the majority of murders In Serbia, l'osnU and Gallcla have been instigated by re Austrian bureaucracy. "The bureaucracy even has the effronjery to permit the wide clrcula. tlon of postcards, photographs and other Illustrations of these Inhjiilttee,' Dr. -Ravnlkar charged. Arab trilesmen under Ihe sheik of Mecca, operating In Arabia In ths region Southeast of the Dead sea, are continuing their advance northward, official war department reports stated today. Following closely upon the victory over the Turks between Kerak and Taflle, the sheik's forces captured El Mssraa, an Important Turkish town on the shores of the Dead ses, the report stated. GIVE MEDAtA Medals for extraordinary heroism have been awarded Ora Oraves, seams n, V. S. N., and Tedford H. Cann, seaman. United States naval reserve force, Heeretary Daniels announced today. The medal to Graves was the second to be awarded during the present war snd Cann Is the first naval reservist to receive this distinction. Graves, on December 22, . extinguished a fire which threatened the powder mnpazlne on. the V. 8. S. 1'tttshurg. 'and which was caused by the explosion of a three-Inch salute charge. Graves' mother resides at Maxwell. -W M j , J- SHOT BY ROBBER CHICAGO. Feb. 0 A. II. Darls. president of, the Fidelity Portrait Company, was shot and Instantly killed In his place of business todey by on of two payroll robbers .who attempted to hold him up. 'OnTE OIK si- Oil ON IAD TO W IT ASSCCUltB TlttS Him wiax ta xaiatrirg NEW TORK, Feb. 0. Friend of Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, who have been anxiously watching the progress of the affectUn uf his ear v.hk-h, required an operation at Roosevelt hospital expressed the belief today that the turning point had been reached, and that the rioted patient wa now un th way to recovery. . or tha ftrt time lnce Thursday afternoon, when me Colonel condition was declared to be sertoua, til attending physicians in their cuarded bulletin, today fixed a probable date for his release from the hospital three weks hence. This was Interpreted to mean that the danger point has been passed. Ills temperature and puUe were described as normal and the symptoms of inflammation of the inner ear, the cause of worry, were declared to have further subsided. Th colonel was said, however, by a person close In touch with the physicians to be still a "sick man- and that his malady needed the closest wstchlng. Encouraged by the reports of the hyiclan today, there wa a constant atream of caller at th hospital, but none save Immediate mem-hers of the Roosevelt family were permitted to see the former president He Is known to havs been suffering lntena palp, a characteristic of abscessed conditions In ths ears. Colonel Roosevelt condition had much Improved thl afternoon that hie eecretary announced that where It previously had ' been a case of watching from h mil tn Kan a.. la Is a case of watching from' day to QUICK PROMOTED Nw ha been received of th rapid rise of Foret R. Quick. Fremont High school graduate with the class of 1MI, aho, entering the medical corpe ef th United States Army as a private less than two month ago, has already been made a ergeant in th service. News of his promotion was received today by his parents. l. and Mrs W. St Qillrfc n f-'eventy-thlra avenue. Quick had been In service one month snd nineteen dsys when he was advanced from a private s rank to sergeant's, skipping the lntermiUate step of corporal, one of the quickest promotions ever earned In the service. VISIT PRESIDENT WASHINGTON. Feb. 0 Secretary Lansing and Colonel House had a conference today and later both went to the executive manRinn t,w - ference with President Wilson. Col onel House, beside having represented the President nerannillv n ferences with the allied chiefs abroad hes for some time been compiling world peace data. The Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company OF CALIFORNIA BALANCE SHEET, DECEMBER 31, 1917 - ASSETS Loans on Real Estate Amount of Loan does not etreeH the ststatory percentsge of sppraised vslue. - Loans on Approved Collateral Loans to Policyholders In no esse does smount of Losn exceed Ihe reserve held by the Com-l"y- j. Bonds Ow ned ..... Real Estate Owned Including Home Offirt Building. Interest Due and Accrued Outstanding and Deferred Premiums j Life Department Accident Department Net Amount, Reserve charged In Lis bitilie. Cash on Hand..... Including 11,329,563.27 of Deposits drawing Interest. TOTAL ADMITTED ASSETS..$42,068,783.28 RESULTS FOR J9!7FIFTIETH New Life Insurance Issued (Paid for Basis) '....' Total Life Insurance in Force, December 31,1917 . . , Gain in Life Insurance in Force. Total Cash Income Liain in Lash income Over 1916 Total Paid Policyholders Grand Total Paid Policyholders Since Organization Surplus. Assigned and Unassigned (Exclusive of Capital) Gain in Surplus (Assigned and Unassigned) Gain in Admitted Assets ' uain m Reserves v. . ...... 4. Premium Income, Accident Department. . . . . Death Rate, Actual to Expected, Y, A, STEARNS Manager Accident Department SHREVE Nihr Planned Bv Finland Red Guard (Br Associated Fresa LONDON, Feb. 9. Scandinavians from Finland, according to an Exchange Telegraph despatch from Copenhagen, report that the Red Guard government in Finland a few days' ago seriously discussed the question of arranging -a "St. Bartholomew's Night It was said they planned to kill all members of the capitalist class over eight years of age. The project wag rejected only by two vote. The massacre of St. Bartholomew resulted in the killing of more than 20.000 persona, members of the Hugenot faith in France in 1372. The principal victim was Admiral Coligny, and the massacres began in Paris on the night of August 23-2 1. GALL OF DEATH (Continued From Page 1) San Francleeo Stock Exchange. It was during th period that Immediately followed that Havens formed and organised th Home Benefit Life Association, th American Investment Union of New Tork and th Mutual Investment Union, the latter being absorbed by th Realty Kyndlcate, Havens' greatest work. In 1S0S. It was during this period that Havens turned his attentlqn to - the possibilities of th east side of the bay and began to acquire th property Interests which laid th foundation for hi fortune. He moved to Oakland and established a residence at Vernon Heights, where he laid out and planted one ef the finest rose garden In California or th United" State. He was prominent tn athletic events, Introducing archery and other forms of outdoor amusement among his set, with the formation of the Olympic Cluh, of which h was on -f th founders. Tn 1102 Havens became associated with F. M. Smith and allied Interests In the formation of the Realty Syndicate and purchase of lands on an extensive scale. For th development phase of the work h consolidated th various car lines of the east bay Into on company and Inaugurated th Key Rout system. The Oakland Traction Company was the first step In this direction, the lnterurban system In "000 In competition with the Southern Pacific Interests being the second. Under Haven's management the combined Interests accumulated 13,000 acres of valuable land, with a -kyllne from Mills College to North Berkeley. On the f per cent certificate of th ........$22,980,649.63 2.213,865.53 7,397,904.90 a a 393,639.12 1,813.100.73 670,029.04 665,02 1?31 381,382.17 1,530990.77 Advance , Reserved for Taxes Payable 1918. All Other Liabilities Including tl37.811.97 Reinsnrsnc Fond and 1108,477.91 for Agents' Com-mi.ion in Accident Depsrtment. Total Liabilities ... TOTAL 60.29 ft KILGARIF & BEAVER, EDWIN Monthly BUILDING, SAN FRANCISCO in CUES PLOT WASHINGTON. Feb. 0 Pnsa-tional charges that he and hi ron were victims of political persecution which resulted last ' October hi the frand jury Indictments against the: t for anti-draft conspiracy, ere mail on th floor of the House toUay by Wisconsin. The Jury returning the indictments, Nels.fn charged, included "Wading politicians not friendly to me." Nelson hotly denied either he or his son Is a "conscientious objector-or tried to evade draft of the eon. "The United Statea district attorney was urged on by men desirous to further thetr own ends; newspaper devnteri OiaIt Mliimtii fn,lv tn mv . I, - Hue,, im liiv timiiumn v i mv state and Dane county councils of defense member of factions that hav opposed me Purged th Indictment.' Nelson alleged, Th Wisconsin CongTeutmaa waa Indicted for conspiring to defeat the draft law, on tha specific charge that hs urged his son to go to Canada and get married to evade tha draft. Th son, Byron, left th Univeraity of Wisconsin. May I, 1017, went to-the Nelson farm, near Bprlng Coulee, Alberta, Canada, and failed to register for th selective draft. When I h waa Indicted for falling to -reg ister young xseisoa cam oacx to Madison and registered, for th draft. Pointing out that tha quick settle raent of the case gav no opportunity to present th fact to a Jury, Kelson said he waa presenting tha case to the House for Judgment "I hope to vindicate mora fully my character, tha good name of my son and th honor of th Hon," Xelaon said. V.1.im I t pfufmuti n.n.r 1 Burleson, Chairman Webb of th Hous Judiciary committee and Representative Cooper of Wlconln wr on their way to Wisconsin f testify In hi behalf when th trial ended and that Speaker Champ Clark had denounced "this persecution In the strongest possible terms." Toung Nelson, his father said, had planned to go to th Canada farm before the United States declared war and became engaged to a young lady of the university In August, 101. lvnttfoti which were msds eotivert able Into realty holdings, the Havens Interests raised some 01 2,090,000. which went Into development work of various kinds. At the time of the San Vranrlnen BSrthnnake and fire disaster Havens resigned from active manage ment of the Realty syndicate enu became president of the Peoples' Water Company. When a division of Interests followed between Havens and Smith. Havens took the water company and the land holdings anil Smith the Key Route and traction Interests. mm mm" W m . U L UUuL LIABILITIES . Reserves on Policies $33,344,532.09 Claims in Process of Adjustment.. 494,861.99 Premiums and Interest Paid in 224,079.66 220,500.00 514,661.17 ..$36,798,654.91 Capital Stock 1,000,000.00 Surplus Set Aside for Future Dividends to Policyholder 3,131,786.69 Surplus Unassigned 1,118,341.68 .$42,068,7838 YEAR .$27,568,513.00 1 85 958 459.00 14,044 841 00 H',192'.849'.82 789658 53 4,527'607 02 53,222 730 26 4,270 128 37 333 03 87 ...v.. 3.34186.66 2,791 81694 208203 1 80 Average'Rate of Interest Earned, 6.3070 Managers G. BATH. M.r.. Premium Department A.

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