Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 21, 1929 · Page 31
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f tt : ivi 7?t 7Jr, Exclusive .VsodatcoS ts delivered to your home everr (Tribune IN THIS SECTION FEATURE SECTION FINANCIAL NEWS day In the year . FOR. ONE 12S A HONTHNWW (oruoUJaicil Press Associate V,OL. CX OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 21, 1929 31 D NO. 171 ES OF MOLBCUJES r in. Do . s - 1 GROUPS NIILLIOII TIMES, STAGE REVEALS FOR CHEMIST Antics of Particles, Invisible Even Under Microscope, Are Explained by ' Wizard of Laboratory BERKELEY, June 21. Jelly "shivers" because it i full of tiny springs that rebound to the touch like an automobile spring going over a bumpy road, Alcoholic molecules have peculiar habits which made a drink Bore intoxicating when sipped slowly from the top. ' Atoms, molecules and colloidal particles, the sticks and stones . or scientific housebuilding, form t nto definite patterns In the con struction of all matter, much as materials are built Into "buildings according to specified plans. These, discoveries were told last tllght. by. Dr. James W. McBain, professor of chemistry at Stanford University, in an address on 'Structure In Amorphous and Colloidal Matter." in Wheeler auditorium, University of California, before the Pacific division, American Association for the Advancement of Science. j moleCul.es photographed. Diagrams of particles of', matter ao small. aa to be invisible under the most powerful mlcroscspe, magnified 1,000,000 times by the X-ray and other remarkable scientific artifices, were thrown in a screen bV Dr. McBain to illustrate, his address. There -was the picture of an in-tljiitesmsj section of Jelly just ordinary jelly Ilk mother makes--With its strings or chains of colloidal particles, each containing 1000 molecules, THese chains- , "t ibrlls" are curved, and Dr: ;M-L Bain explained how their, curya- tare, one against the other, .caused the whole mass to'aet Ulte springs. "This accounts , for the enormous elastio properties even of flowing Jellies," said the Stanford chemist. "For-'instancei here is a slowly flowing solution of ordinary water glass which, upon' being thrown down, b6urtces like a-rubber ball." ; T.TOHin 'WOUND' lilltE SPRING Whereupon he took a small bait of water glass the stuff , house wives use for preserving , eggs In a sticky state somewhat ilk that of a soft gum, and bounced fit on the floor -to show his dts-- ttngulshed audience of fellow scientists what he meant. Dr. McBain's next prise from his scientific bag- of tricks was a liquid which he "would up" by rotation Jn a glass decanter. "The liquid, ammonium oleate, a soapy fluid enly slightly thicker than water, elopped and "unwound Itself" when he Stopped the rotation. His explanation was that the "fibrils" or ehalns of colloid particles, similar . to those In Jelly, were stretched Or straightened by the motion, but curved again and thus became shorter when it stopped. - Their shortening caused the . liquid to move the other way In the decanter. ... Next he gave girls an Idea of what they might see If .they could look at a speck of platinum from their engagement rings in solution under the, 2 ray. The aptck,, known as an unstable colloid particle, appeared in the diagram he threw en the screen as a block 'of 20 platinum atoms, set In four "even rows of .five each. This block "was surrounded by'a complex platinum compound similar to water, known as hexahy-droxyplatlnic acid. .It consisted, of "platinum atoms, each covered with six little stabilizing gents merging Into water; COMPOSmOJi EXPLAINED." ' '.'The motto of the colloids,, like that of the house painter, Is Jave the surface and you save ally' Dr. McBain pointed out'. "The essential feature of- our particle: is" the acid which covers the surface. The part which Is contact with the water is Ilk water so much so that tlge water never knows the particle' Is floating around-tn it. 'The protective covering, or stabilizing agent, is responsible for the particle's stability nd behavior." Next was a diagram of alcohol tn solution,- the effect, for drinking purposes, being the same as that of wlisky, gin or any other liquor. Dr. McBain explained. Clear across the top of the water stood the alcohol molecules, crom-ding. Into every available bit of space and standing erect as sol-- diers. Below this "layer" other , molecules depended in strings into ' the lower water, with here and Dollar Sign of In Indies, BERKELEY, Jane SI. The Arnerlcan dollar sign may be symbol of wealth the world oTer, ' but tho West Indies, not the United States, may claim to have . orldaalcd It. . . '"- So says Dr. . Florlan - Cajorl, professor of the history of math-etnatics, ' who traced the evolu-t Ion of, (lie dollar sign In a paper (lollvervd yesterday before the1 Omerlcan Mathematical Society, liortlcnjmtlnc In yie A. A. A. &-conveution here. . .. - - - "Went Indian manufacturers I unmistakably linked the dollar,. "I'm and the Mexican symbol for yeaos or piastres aa - early as 1G II H OF a i m vct pnnn nuiyHJL?IV,LL U IL UUUUi BERKELEY, June 21. Sometimes an astronomer's prophecy Is more accurate thsn even' the pronhet himself believes. ' This was the deduction drawn from a report made, yesterday by Dr.. A. O. Leuschner, director of the University of California students' observatory, and Maud W. Makemson, research assistant 1 in astronomy, before the Astronomical Society of 1"?e Pacific, meeting in conjunction with tha American Association for tha. Advancement of Science convention. In. 1901 Dr. Leuschner and Professor R. T. Crawford and Astronomer F. E. Ross, now , of Yerkes observatory, computed the orbits of minor planets under the disturbing influence of Jupiter, the report rtated. The scientists then believed their", work would hold true' until 1930. and' would then have to be refigured on the basis of motion actually observed In these plants. ; .Their eornputatlons were so. accurate, however,' that, it Is now believed the original figures probably .will hold good for many years to come, the. report sets forth. - U. of C. Agronomist Traces Barley to 'Asia BERKELEY, June 21. Barley, like man, appears, to have origin, ated in central Asia. W. W. Mackl, associate agronomist' at -the University of California, declared at the American Association for the Advancement of Science convention today; , ' j there a loose bit of alcohol floating about unattached. . . , "Thus the. alcohol is seen to be thickest at the top, and consequently the top of the drink Is strongest," the chemist declared In a non-technical explanation in conjunction with his lecture. . Other diagrams shown included chains of soap atoms forming molecules that looked like bristles of two scrubbing' brushes stuck' together; a thin film of oil on water, with long molecules forming the layer like little parallel chains.; a microscopic particle of rubber latex something similar In shape to' a tadpole with a "skin" which has to be' torn open to get at a honey-Ilke substance in its center, and . squads- of ' molecules- lined up In ranks and performing flanking evolutions like drill teams In a certain kind of cocoanut oil soap. The last diagram; was of plain watetvr molecules which, though somewhat Jumbled in pattern,, still demonstrated Dr.' McBain's contention that the building materials of matter tend to, arrange themselves In fixed designs mostly parallel. ... TODAY'S PROGRAM. Today's sessions, included reading "of scientific papers before societies meeting-' lnr cotrjunctlon ' with the general convention and an excursion- to the Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, starting at 2:30 p. m., Psychologists were to gather at;a banquet at 8:30 o'clock tonight In Stephens Union. The convention will close - Its formal sessions at 8 o'clock tonight with, an address in Wheeler auditorium by Dr. 8. P. Light of the University , of California Zoology department on the topic "Termites of the Pacific Coast" and the Biological Problems They Present." - Final events of the convention will be a meeting of the American Physical Society at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning in Le Conte hall, and excursions of delegates to the Berkeley 'hills, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Tamalpals and Yosemlte Valley.- U.S. Born Says Historian t19.": nr. Cajori declared. The Mexican sign was "Ps." he said,' the "i" Iming placed abore aod to the right, of the "P." Trade., relations between the West Indies and- the American colonics quickly worked a change which caused the "8" to bo written over the "P,7 with the -resultant evo lutlon of- the- dollar sign, Instated: ' - Anot lr paper tracliur the his- ' fory of mathematicians' efforts to prove the absurdity of dlvt-slan hj viero was also read by Dr. CaJorL First -derinito proof of. this was made 100 years ago, he said,. Earth and Sun Of Same Stuff, Says Astronomer "DERKELEY, June 21.-The sun rz nsy . not look much like mother earth, but it's made' tip of just about the tame staff ss the globe we live en. So declared Astronomer Charles E. St. John of Mt. Wilson Ob-servstory in sn address today st s joint meeting of the American Physical society and the Astro" nomical Society of the Pecificy meeting in conjunction with the A. A. A. S. convention here. "Fifty-eight of thV 90 known elements on esrtb have already been found In the sun,," he declared. "Among those elements most prominent in the sun's makeup, or most recently discovered, are magnesium, iron, silicon, sodium, potassium,' calcium, atomic carbon , nitrogen, oxvgen snd salphnr.'' BERKELEY, Juns 21. Science, after measuring almost everything else in the universe, . has now sought to apply Us yardstick to human skill. ' .- ' Details of a measurln gdevice for this purpose were described by H. C. Gilhousen, teaching' fellow in -psychology at the University of California, before the Western Psychological association, meeting here together with the A. A. A. S. convention. 1 . The maehlne, which, 'according to Us Inventor, will measure the accuracy of human reactions to fslon in a changing brder. -consists ot a movable roa , somewnai uue the gear shift of an automobile. Tha. person whose skill Is being measured iraps the end of the rod and shoves it in a particular direction, when he lees a , certain color. Four colors are ahown, their order- being changed rapidly. - The father end of the rod records his movements on a paper scroll, showjng the number of times he did as he was told. , Cyclones Laid to ' Atmospheric 'Fault' v BERKELEY1- June' 21. The causa ot oyclotlss In the far. western states, was revealed today in a report, presented,-at a meeting o the American Meteorological society, by E. H. Bowie meteorologist in charge of the United States department of " agriculture wea.ther bureau at Ban Francisco. An atmosphereio "fault," formerly unknown to the scientific world, Is the "breeding" place of these cyclones, Bowie, explained to tho society. ."The fault, caused by failure of two atmospheric strata to 'fit, is notably defined during the warm summer months, and not infrequently advances eastward," the meteorologist said. "While, the fault, advances it produces within it many of our cyclones that are first observed in the summer season- over the far western states. . The two masses of air Involved In the formation of the fault are the hot, dry air of the Interior of the war west, and the oo id- humid air of the waters off our western coast. The faults are counterparts,-' in a sense, of geological faults.". Rata Prove Mental "A Traits Inherited BERKELEY, June 31. If a rat la intelligent, his progeny are likely to inherit: his mental ability. This Is the conclusion Dr, Robert C. . Tryon, research fellow .In psychology at the. University of California, expects to reach from his studiea wlth a large group of the rodents,, he declared today in an address before the Western Psychological association, meeting in conjunction with the A. A. A. 8, convention here. . - Dr. Tryon hopes to prove that mental ability can be Inherited, a point over- which psychologists have disputed for years. He drives his rats through a maze, and holds a stop watch on them to aee how long It takes tbem to find -their way out. The rats which learn the exit most quickly are parents -of the smartest baby rats, he believes. Student Finds Error In Theory of Heredity . BERKELEY, June 21 Upsetting of a theory concerning the female germ cells In mammals long held, by science was accomplished today' in a' report made by Dr. Hermert M. EvanS, chairman of the University of California anatomy department, and -discoverer of two vitamins, and Olive Swezy; The report; Tead at a meeting of the,' thirteenth annual convention of the Pacific division, American Association for the Advancement of Science, showed that the germ plasm theory, by which it was be-; Ueved hereditary characteristics wsre handed down from one generation to- -another, is Incorrect. Studies on men and animals have demonstrated, the report states, that., the germ cells, heretofore thought to remain unaltered throughout life; are in reality being constantly formed, and destroyed from before birth- until old age Is reached. - r . Weather Bureau's Aid To Farmer Outlined . BERKELEY, June ! 21. Science and the weather forecaster now save the farmers' dollars by accurately predicting spring' frosts and thus enabling growers to pro-tectthelr iruit.-according to C. C Allen of tha Ban Francisco office, United States weather bureau. nnipr mr pud t ; : 7P T COAST LURES PLANTS OF I Conditions on Pacific Held Ideal for Great Modern Manufacturing Industry Chemists - Are Buildin BERKELEY June 21 Artificial silk, nitrocellulose explosives and other synthetically manufactured materials are eoon to be produced In large quantities on the Pacific coast. ' ' This was the forecast made today by Dr.'H. K, Benson, professor of chemical engineering at the University of Washington, before the American Chemical Society at the A. A. A. S. .convention here. . "Because of its abundant cheap power, Intelligent labor and raw materials, this coast is soon to play an important part In chemical In dustries," Dr.. Benson declared. "The United States has sdvanced during the last 25 years from a position of comparative Insignificance in chemical Industry to world leadership with an annual production exceeding $4,275,000,000 and a domestic consumption of more than 90 per cent. This extraordinary growth has not yet. reached the Pacific coast, for until recently the west has taken little part In this field of development. ' ',' "Nevertheless this Section is .not lacking tn the potentialities Of great Industrie, and the time Is coming when, we will participate fully In them. Ours is the task or subjugating nature and converting great stores of natural resources - lpto commodities ,that shall flow Into the chatinels.of trade and reach world markets." . . Missouri College Orator Wins $1500 LOS. ANGELES, June 21. Of) uex Jung BOuter of Trenfon, Mo., a Junior in William Jewel College oi iiqerty, jvtp., last night won first placa In the, flnala of the' national collegiate oratorical contest .Inaugurated and conducted by tha Better .A merlca federation. Souter, who la 25 years old, was awarded a dash prize .-of $1500, , Souter wort, the honor'from seven other contestants who were the pick of 28,000 students from-more than BOO colleges In every state In the Union. , The other six contestants were awarded prizes as follows: Second, Robert G. .Goodwin, Wabash, College, Crawfordsvllle, Ind., representing the central zone, $1000; third, John Patrick, Mac-Enery, 'Santa Clara University, representing the Pacific sone, ,$750; fourth, Milton H. WllJIams, Wcs-leyan University, Conn., representing the New England zone, $550; fifth, Robert M. Smith, St. James College, Brooklyn, representing the eastern aone, $450; sixth, Lee R. Mercer, North Carolina Slate College, ' representing ' the southern zone, $400; seventh, Benjamin Un-german, Syracuse University, representing the northern zone, $350. Firemen in Monterey Battle Grass Fires MONTEREY, June 21. Two grass '. fires in widely separated parts of the city kept tlje Monterey fire department busy yesterday. Just as the firemen returned from extinguishing a' blaze at 620 Bel-den street, New Monterey, they were' called to Sherman Lane, where the residence of At Castro was , threatened by a rapidly spreading fire In the adjoining lot. No-serious damage was. caused in either Instance Pittsburg Woman Buried in Palp Alto PALO ALTO, J'upe 21. Funeral services were held here today for the late Mis. Elizabeth Wood Hull of Pittsburg, Contra Costa county, wife of Kerry M. Hull of that place. Mrs, Hull died at the home of her mother, Mrs. C. E. Wood, Wednesday after - an Illness of several weeks, surviving her are her parents, Casimer J. and Cora E. Wood; her husbund and one sister, Mrs. E. R. Martin., Shs is a graduate of Stanford with the class of 1818. . . , . OOliRT PLANNED. . MARYS VILLE, June 21. Work has been started here on a tennis court to be built by Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Swain as a memorial to their daughter. Margaret Beecher Swain, who died recently. The court, located on ground adjoining the municipal natatorium on. B street, will be turned oyer to the city on completion. ' , ' Long 'Lost' Planet Found Masquerading as Comet BERKELEY, June 21. Adelaide hag been found at least Dr. Anne S.; Young, of Mount Holy-oke Observatory, thinks she has after a 25-year search. -Adelaide, gentle reader, Is not a girt but a minor , planet, at least the astronomer who discovered her in 1904: and then lost' her again almost immediately gald she was, . But Dr. Young. . who has ' been tracing Adelaide at the University of California here, told astronomers attending the conference of the American , Association for the Advancement of Science today that she believe she haa ' discovered Adelaide masquerading as a newjy discovered . comet and under ths Pageant Revives California's Days of '49 Oakland Advertising club members and radio artists donned their makeups at Castlewood and appeared before a huge audience in an outdoor playlet. ' AL ONIONS (upper left), one of Murietta's bandits, and MARI.AN CHRISTENSEN, Spanish mafden; MISS EILEEN PJGGOTT (uper right) as Laughing "Eyes, and below, from left. JOHN P. DAVIS as Don Luis Peralta; HAROLD PERRY as Joaquin Murietta. bandit chieftain, and HARRY STANTON, a prospector. ' ' TRIBUNE photo yA; w - A m-'Mk VlA Aftll y' A iiiim Vjv. m - 'W. A SCIENCE WANTS ba!S; GOLDNEL DROPS W PRIVILEGES BERKELEY, , June 21. tn a move to keep the expense of scientific research as, low as possible, scientists attending the Pacific division convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, adopted a resolution last night opposing any Increase on Import duties on research apparatus. '- ' ' ' ' ' " Much- of the delicate machinery used In laboratories can only be manufactured abroad, It was pointed out, and high Import duties Imposed by the United States would greatly Increase the expense to which American scientists are ptlt in' conducting their research. Election of of fleers, of the organization' concerned.'- only .one man, Bernard Benfield, Bah'Trah-cisco consulting engineer. He was rs-elected to the executive committee for a three-year term. - - The meeting closed with adoption of resolutions honoring the memory of Dr. Wlnthrop W.. Sargeant, former officer of the California Academy of Sciences, and secretary of the science organization, who died recently In. France,-and expressing the convention's appreciation to the University of California, for Its hospitality. , Circulation of Sap " In Trees Recorded BERKELEY, June ;21. Water moves in trees and science' now knows how1 to trace its course through tree trunks and branches; Just as a plumber can figure how. water flows through the pipes he lays., ' ' ' T,hls statement was made yesterday by George J. Pelrce, professor of botany at Stanford University, before the Society for. Experimental Biology nd Medicine, meeting In conjunction with the American association for the advancement of Science convention. ,. "Water moving through a tree will draw finely ground starch through the tissues of a branch, leaf stalk or flower stalk," Pelrce asserted. ponderous name of "Schwassmann-Wathmann 1919-A." "I have discovered that the orb-Its qf. Adelaide and of the new comet" are Identical and Relieve that the discoverer of Adelaide wrongly -classified her as k minor planet and not a comet," Dr. Young declared. ... . . ,-:, "This leads me to believe thst Schwadsmann-Wathmann 1929 - A Is none other than the long-miss--ing Adelaide." , Dr., Young declares she will continue her search in -the hope , to definitely Identify the new comet as. Adelaide. She Is bein assisted In the search by J Ueta, of Kyoto UDservatoryin japan. s,v,y .,.. ) fin it t f BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 2t C4) Society circles were agog here today over the revelation of Chief of Police Fred H. McDuff that H. E.-"Hek". Wakefield, banker and 1925 Ail-American football selec tion, was shot twice at 2 o'clock Monday morning In front of the residence of Junius Walthall, brother of Henry B. Walthall, the actor, In "Mountain Brook Estates, exclusive residential section, licfo. The official report said Wake field was s,hot in the left thigh and right hand with a small calibre pistol. - Wakefield was "resting 'comfortably" at . St-. Vincent's hospital today. The shooting was understood to have taken place after a. gathering of Vrlends at Walthall's residence. None would discuss details. ' TOKYO. June "21. C4P) Although the eruption of volcano Komagatake, north of Hakodate, resulted in ;oniy a few, casualties, 33,000 acres of field and forest and 3350 acres of arable land were laid waste. Photographs of the stricken districts arriving here revealed a scene of utter-desolation. The entire country sldo was burled under a mantle of stones and ashes.- Salinas Lights New Signs for First Time SALINAS, June 21. Two large new neon electric signs on the roof of the Hotel Franciscan were Illuminated last night for the first time. The signs stand 40 feet above the roof of the three-story building, with block letters four feet and two feet high. Last night being, clear, the signs were visible from a distance of 20 miles. A four- torycort crete addition to the hotel, under construction in the rear, win be ready for occupancy by July 15, it wa announced by the proprietor, D Francl. Cripples Are Brought Health By Rotarians ' MONTEREY, June 21. Fifteen crippled children have been rehab. llltated by the Monterey Rotary club, Edward Simpson, chairman .of the committee in charge of ths club s child welfare work, reported at yesterday's meeting in Hotel Del Monte. These fifteen children un derwent operations without cost to their parents, it was said. All were cared .for In first class, hospitals, where they were given the best of medical care and then-returned to their homes,. WH'SO BURIES BIG AREA WSillW III I I s SAN FRANCISCO, June 21: Flags at the Prestdlo are at half staff today for Colonel Elijah 11. Martindale, 54", commanding officer of the harbor defense at Fort Wtnd- fleld Scott, who dropped dead of heart attack at his headquarters yesterday. He was born In Indiana in 1876, and whs graduated from the Culver Military academy In 1895. He then enlisted as a private and was ap pointed colonel In February, 1321. During the war he served as a lieu tenant colonel with the 66th coast artillery. He succeeded colonel William r , Hase at the fort last year when .the latter was- ordered to Berlin, to servs with the. American ambassador there. , Surviving are his widow, and a daughter, wife of Lieutenant Robert P. Clay, now stationed at Scofleld ' barracks In Hawaii. ' . . - San Jose Wins 1930 Fraternity Session SAN JOSE, June 21. San Jose was selected ss the 1930 conven tion city of the'Phl Alpha Omega fraternity, a national high school organization, according , -to dis patches from Joplln, Mo., where the- 1929 convention Is closing to day. '.; .;. ,'.-. j-iowura iiornoucKie, popular San ' Jose high school athlete, was elected . national recorder at ths Joplln convention. . . ' LIGHTS TURNED ON, MANTECA. June 21. Manteca dedicated. IU new .street-, lighting system last night with a parade In which many local citizens joined. a speech by Mayor J. M. Luck and music by the South San Joaquin band. The parade formed. at the city hall at 8 o clock and marched east on Yosemlte avenue to Manln street and Yosemlte avenue where the celebration was held.. Chemist Aids Husband in; Maze of Atom Research BERKELEY, Jone 31. While" Dr. James W. McBain, Stanford university professor of chemistry, was displaying and explaining remarkable diagrams of . the' structural foundation of matter ' In a lecture before -renowned scientists attending the American AsNoclatio for the Advancement of Science- convention last night, his wife, ' herself a chemist of note and collaborator In Iter husband's discoveries, listened to his address from a seat tu the audience. . 1 Mrs. McBain, ' known to the scientific world as K. Laliig McBain, painstakingly drew the diagrams which her husband li- ; played. Part of the anm'ns inle . of research anions tl tn-v particles of matter too smi.'l h seen hy a i-,!--!-,,,-... , -IvMci t"- it z 1 0 A K L A FlDERS BID GOODBYE TO AD CLUBS Delegates Leave City for. Home By Various Trans-, portation, From Autos to Airplanes Or Railroads - Oakland - figuratively stood on Its tip'oes today and said' farewell to 1000 delegates of the Pacific Advertising Clubs association who, -with their five-day convention now -vivid memory, prepared to return to their homes. . ., By automobile, steamer and airplane they left ths city, convinced, according to the expressions of many, "that the convention was the best ever held in the '26 years of the organization." . i Every state, on the west coast will greet their return from the Canadian border to ths Mexican line. Members of the organization said today that the convention was the busiest ever held and that the results attained were the most helpful. .... . , Perhaps the most Important work of the .meet lay in the adop tion oy the organization ot a cooperative program of expansion, due to be Inaugurated Immediately and to continue for the next five years. FINAL FROLIC; Tlie final frolic of the association took place yesterday afternoon at the Castlewood Country Club when 700 members, With- their Wives, children and friends were entertained With an historical pageant, under the direction of Van E. Brit-ton of the Oakland Advertising, club. The cast , included Miss Margaret O'Dea. Harold Spauld- lng, Harold Perry, Edward Randall, Harry Stanton i and Eileen figgott,-radio slngeTBi and the following members of the Oakland" club: Ted Schreiberi -At Onions. Harold 'Mills, Harry Stantpri. ,Roy E. Wadsworth,, R, Cirf.: Martin, Mrs. . Margaret Reynolds," A'lice Zwilllnger, John P. Davies, Ben; Richardsf Ralph Walsh, William Sweet, and a group of dancing girls who played 'the roles of Spanish maidens. . ' PAGEANT UNFOLDS. y - Grouped" under spreading frees, the- audience .watched 'the pageant unfold a story of the coming of ths white man to California. Many noted ,charoters of early California history were portrayed by- the professional ' and amateur actors. ....... Bret Harte and Mark Twain clasped hands with Joaquin Murietta. notorious California honHlf. and General Fremont, at the con clusion of the play raised the stars' and stripes over the land that the Union claimed for Its own. . Barbecued lunches were served at the conclusion of the entertainment and thsn the finals, of the golf tournament were played. In the ,' evening the convention was formally, closed with a dinner and banquet at the Casino at Castlewood. Former Guard Held On Theft Charges BAN RAFAEL. June 21. Benla-min Guffy, former San Quentin guard and local barber, has been held to answer before the superior court on a charge of grand theft and also of , larceny.4 He wasr given his preliminary examination before Judge Herbert .. De . La Montanya. Guffy was arrested at the Golden Eagla hotel Friday night after he had been found In a room tn the hotel by Louis Bourgeois, the occupant. A fight followed,' and Bourgeois -was badly beaten. Guffy was only subdued after , Officers William Kane, C. L. Doose and Paul Trennton arrived. ..The sheriff's office also had a warrant Tor Guffy's arrest sworn to 1 by J. D. -Bonhag, local; hardware dealer,- charging assault anaT' battery. He said he had sent his clerk to collect a bill from Guffy, and that he had struck ths clerk, and knocked him down the steps. 5. F. Bridge Aide . To Receive $2400 SAN FRANCISCO. June 21. Attorney John Doran, secretary ofthe San Francisco , bridge', committee that went to- Washington, D. C:, to Elead permission to erect the trans-ay span, will receive .$2400 for-his services, it was announced yesterday by James B. McSheehy In making , a depcsltlon before Attorney Andrew burke, representing Doran. Doran sued the city for $2500 for his work. He has already been paid $1400, according to McSheehy. -was the result "of her work. An assistant professor ol chemistry under her husband at Stanford, Mrs.- McBain's work In colloids has won International attrition. So ' meritorlus hae I r contributions to this phase of v '-enec been considered that in 1 i she won the $1000 l.lloii 1 -ards International prize, i i award has only been to sU - tists. Side by side) 'husband m 1 have tolled in the lahoranu work out their theorle nn I --night the results of tln-ir i won unstinted praiM? from t fellow craftsmen. .- And when onestso"",- , , Br'" I to V . C f.-O : If- - - - .

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