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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - May 6, 1924, Oakland, California TUESDAY EVENING OnkhwO Cubune MAY the Cleveland convention, Corbett's iu..ing -i to 1 :1 it Ice ries the State. Even money was offered that the President's ticket would carry the State by In the Democratic ranks the Willuan Gibbs McAdoo delegation to the New York convention is op- posed by an uninstrucietl delega- tion. Despite a rather bitter fUht, indications, according; to poli- ticians, were that the Demociatic vote would not be heavy- Cor- bett's betting- odds, McAdoo was a 3-to-l favorite. San Francisco was expected to give the first indication of the trend of voting tonight, 100 voting ma- chines having placed in poll- ing- places scattered all over the city. The vote from these machines will be available immediately after the polling closes. Speedy counting of the ballots is expected because of the compara- tively simple ballots. LOS AXGELES, May ed by fair which, com- bined with other important issues involved, a record-breaking move to the polls was expected in today's primary election in Los Angeles and throughout the southland. The presidential preference pri- mary for the selection of Demo- cratic and Republican candidates held the chief interest. Twelve bonding and referendum proposi- tions, including the vitally impor- tant power, water, police and fire bond issues, are being voted on locally. From H, major portion of the 1816 voting precincts in Los An- geles county, a heavy early vote was reported. -V large number of the early voters were said to be women. One of the largest votes cast was expectuu num in-iv. -j every county in Southern Califor- nia. Klan Issue Enters Indiana Primaries INDIANAPOLIS, May ana's statewide primary election is in progress today, state, congres- sional and county nominees are to be selected and Republicans may express a. preference for either President Coolidge or Senator Johnson of California. No presi- dential candidates appear on the Democratic ballots. Fourteen candidates are In the gubernatorial contests eight Democrats and six On the Republican side, Ed Jack- son, present secretary of state, ex- pects the Ku Klux Klan support, while Samuel Lewis Shank, mayor of Indianapolis, is an outspoken klan opponent. Coolidge Carries Maryland Primary BALTIMORE, May Coolidge, Republican candidate for president, carried Maryland easily in the primary yesterday over his shadow opponent, "an unmstrueteti delegation" early returns, which included the complete vote of Baltimore, and scattering returns from the counties Indicated. His total vote in this city was 4313 against-530 for an ed delegation to the Cleveland con- vention. Democrats Face Row in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITT, Okla., May fight on the floor of the state Democratic convention here today is expected when supporters of William G. McAdoo, candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, attempt to have the delegation to the National conven- tinn intruded for him. The Mc- Adoo faction and the group oppos- ing an instructed delegation both claiming a majority of the dele- gates. Willinin Jennings Bryan's name may bo heard on the floor of the convention. The Garfield county Democrats are pledged to McAdoo but Instructed to support Bryan, should it appear the delegation to the National convention would not be instructed for McAdoo. LOCIL DOCTOR'S FUHL10 BE HELD Dr. Stratton, 62, Pioneer, Dead After Long Illness. Funeral services for Dr. Robert T. Stratton, 62, Oakland pioneer, will be held Thursday morning from the family home, 441 Fair- mont avenue. Interment will ba in Kt. Helena. Stratton died jes- terday following a long illness. He is .survived by a Mrs Gert- rude A. Stratton; a son, Robert W. Stratton, and three daughters, Miss Irene F. Stratton, Miss Bernice P. Rtrntton and Miss Evalyn Hope Stratto'n. Dr. Siratton. former president of the Alameda County Medical asso- ciation, was a member of the Na- tional Medical association and an honorary fellow of the American School of Surgery. For six years he was physician for Alameda county and for ten years chief surgeon of. the Alameda county Emergency hospital. He practiced medicine for a time in Calistoga. After a course at the Tnivprs'ty of California Dr. Strattjn took his degrees in medicine from the Jef- ferson medical college m Philadel- phia. Dr. Stratton was the son of James T. Stratton. former surveyor general of California, and a brother of Dr. George M. Stratton. professor of psychology of the University of California. He was born in Oakland. McAdoo Has Big Lead in Texas DALLAS, Tex., May Rates elected by precinct meetings in Texas Saturday, met in county conventions today to select dele- gates to the state Democratic and Republican conventions May 17, at Waco and Dallas. Incomplete returns from the precinct conventions indicated that William G. McAdoo had won in 501 of 993 precincts reported. Senator Oscar Underwood, 95. and uninstructed delegations named in 337. McAdoo supporters claimed he would have at least three-fourths of the delegate? to the state con- vention instructed for him. Strength of McAdoo in the pre- cinct conventions was ascribed to support by the Ku Klux Klan in a statement issued last night by W. E. Lea. Underwood manager for Texas, who declared that in- structions have been .sent to klansmen to support a resolution endorsing McAdoo. Big Oak Flat Road Is Open Into Yosemite Big Oak Flat Road into Yosemite Valley is open in good according to a wire received today from J. V. Lloyd, in the valley. The tele- gram reads: Oak Flat Road is opened today, following work completed by government crew who report road in excellent con- dition, ready for heavy travel. Fishing parties are numerous. Record catched reported. Weather is fine; travel fipuree are ahead of last season to date." Both Bis Oak Flat and Wawona routes in the famous valley are now open. Manslaughter Arrest InL. A. Auto Crashes LOS ANGELES, May wo- man Is dead, two others are re- covering from injuries and a man is under arrest on suspicion of manslaughter as a result of auto- mobile accidents in Los Angeles yesterday and last night. Spectator Saves Boy and Girl Overcome by Smoke; Fireman Aids Invalid. Two chilldren who had been overcome by smoke and an aged woman confined to her bed by illness were rescued from a burn- ing house in Richmond yesterday afternoon. Wilbert Border, 3917 Wall streat, who was watching the fire in the residence of John Holm, 3719 Wall street, was attracted by the ges- tures of someone at a window In the upper part of the house. While the firemen were busy put- ting out the flames in the lower part of the house, Border mounted a ladder and through a window saw Alberta Holm, 15, and Robert, 4, prone upon the floor. Border Rift Tribesmen Are Slain By Spaniards BY INTERNATIONAL NEWS LEASED WIRE TO TRIBUNE GIBRALTAR, May hun- dred and nineteen Riff tribesmen were klled and wounded ambushed by a column of Spanish cavalry in the eastern zone of Morocco, according to a desptach from Melilla today, quoting a com- munique. In the western Riffs attacked a Spanish relief column, wounding1 a few soldiers. 45 Movie Cowboys Held on Arms Charge EY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE TO TRIBUNE. LOS ANGELES. May five motion cowboys today await- ed justice court hearing after hav- ing disarmed by the city marshal at Newhall, north of here, and arrested on charges of carry- ing concealed weapons. The forty- five weapons loaded with blank cartridges were held as evidence while their owners were released under bond. smashed the window pane with his fist, suffering a deep gash on the wrist in which nine stitches later were taken at the Richmond emergency hospital, and carried the children to a place of safety. Hobo Suicide Leaves 568-572 Fourteenth Street, Oakland Between Clay and Jefferson Oakland Big Values for You Tomorrow Values Speak Louder Than o s rais SACRAMENTO. May 6. Joe j Bernard, 77 years of age, friendless and penniless, took his life in the Salvation Army barracks by drink ing poison. He left a penciled mes- sage leavingr his clothes to "my pals of the road." On Broadway Xear 19th St. 150 PABCOUN 9x12 RUGS! ALL PERFECTS Rep. 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