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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 26, 1934, Oakland, California OAKLAND TRIBUNE MONDAY NOVEMBER 26 1934 B 9 Dog Cat Poisoners S Estimated at 100 While hundreds of Easlbay be found in any household Os No Presidential Applause for months Either Sirlc in Wrangle Over Housing Plan Policy dents resorted to locking their pets indoors tor safety the phantom poisoner continued to take his toll today Thirty dogs and two oals have succumbed to poison and ground bait within the past three By J H JENKINS WASHINGTON Nov President Roosevelt was said in administration circles today lo have expressed In a smiling jocular manner to both Secretary Ickes and James A Moffett the Housing administrator over their recent clash of opinion on federal versus private housing A usually authoritative source told the Associated Press the Pres ident called Ickcs and Moffctt from Warm Springs Gi at a m Saturday and among other things directed them to go to the White House immediately There a couple oC hours later a j statement was issued jointly by I Ickes and Moffett indicating har mony between them Exactly what was concluded by the telephone conversations with Warm Springs was not made known It was said however that Eoosevelt did not applaud the original statement by Ickes endors ing a huge lowcost construction pnogram He was reported to have taken the same attitude toward a subsequent finding said At he Housing Latest victims were a fox terrier j owned by Erman Avelson 390G Mc Gee Avenue and a prize Persian cat owned by Mrs Erias Paulson 39M McGee Avenue Fish loaded with ground sflass brought death In the meantime police estimated that the unofficial fatality total had TO IESBI KM born said At the first evidence of poison ing force the dos mouth open and feed him nil her a tablospoonful of dry table salt a tcaspoonfiil of mustard mixed in a half cup of warm water or a half cup of salad or olive oil FOKCING TREATMENT In the ease of the salt or mustard follow the with a tablespoonful of some kind of oil It is highly essential that the dog is purged of all poison through the use of emetics Then take hiinto a vet reached 100 with many residents j erinarian immediately for intraven failing to report poisonings ous injection or stimulants to coun S P C A ISSUES RULES jleract remaining poison To combat fe pet hatred camj Osborn id that if any difficulty paign Walter Osoorn secretary for encountered in forcing he dogs the local Society for Prevention of j mouth opcu to grasp the upper Cruelly to Animals issued a set of portion of the muzzle in the left 1 1 i s o u Electric Lavs Plans for Institute Possible Roy Gardner at Alcatraz Asks F JR for Commutation Court Fight for Rights rules for emergency treatment of hpnd press on the jaw poisoned animals All remedies suggested can usual and then insert a spoon with the free hand ectrocutwn Awatis Gnat ation at BERKELEY Nov next be a wholesale electrocution in Lake County shortly and a public celebration is planned Millions or gnars which have for years taken away the oy of Sum Hit statement by MoCfefi I m01 vacations in the Clear Laku clis fault with what Ickes had trict are doomed to die Death is lo be by electrocution so plans Prof William B Herms head of the division of entomology at the administration today it was said a large number of business men had given assurance in letters and telegrams that they supported Moffelts contention that lowcost construction on which only 3 per cent interest would be charged would wreck Moffetts pro gram Under it the Government guarantees mortgages drawing 5 per cent interest Ickes and his aids complete silence maintained CAPITALIST DIES LEWISTON Mont Nov T D J Pickhnndle Burke builder of railroads and former leg islator from Fergus Counly died today at St Josephs Hospital AUTO There is a great demand for used advertised from ME r ritt 3122brings ninny answ Summer by which it is hoped to reduce the population of Lake County by several million un invited residents University of California in a report made to the California committee on the relation of industry to agri culture Working with a citizens commit DENVER Nov threats of harm to his fouryearold tee in Lake County Professor j daughter and an invasion of his Herms aided by Joe K Ellsworth home by two gunmen who terrified research assistant suggested the use of light raps These were tried last season with success other than they became clogged with the electro cuted gnats Study to solve this problem is now under way The rap which is designed lo bring joy to the hearts of vacation ists is a simple device consisting of a fiQwalt lamp surrounded by a meshof electrically charged wires The gnats are attracted by the lights and killed by contact with the wires his wife yesterday Max D Mel ville special prosecutor for the Denver Counly Grand Jury was ready today to proceed with an in vestigation of alleged gambling and graft in Denver Mrs Melville last night disclosed that while her husband was away yesterday man telephoned the Improved types of traps arc planned or bnil way Snn Pnlilo Sixtiicnlli This 11 ew model WEDGEWOOD Circulating Gas Heater Full porcelain in twotone walnut finish Regularly You save 6 Heals nil air in room down lo the floor heats more rooms at less cost This offer is made possible through tho cooperation of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company and thr Gas Appliance Society Kahns Houscuiarcs Tlurd Floor Money secured through the National Mousing Act may be used lo purchase Gas Ranges and Gas Circulating Heaters house twice and made threats to got their daughter Patricia Tour because of Melvilles participation in the investigation Later two thugs one armed forced their way into the Mel vilJe home it n fashionable district and after searching the house in vain for Melville departed telling Mrs Melville1she said well be back probably tomorrow She said Ihe men made no at tempt to molest hnr or the child After questioning Melville and his wife Police Sergeant Roy Mack ordered a special police guard sla tioncd at the Melville home NEW YORK Nov electric power industry charging a barrage of attack is levelled against it by various Federal agen cies has declared war on the ad ministrations power program Planning to fight in the courts the Edison Electric Institute rep resenting 80 per cent of the nations electric power its executives lo take any steps necessary lo determine whether there are limits under he Consti tution beyond which government may not go in using public funds lo destroy competitive construction and operating the existing invest ments of private capital Thomas N McCarter president of the institute and head of the Pub lic Service Corporation of New Jer sey said in announcing the move that the Tennessee Valley project foremost Federal power develop ment has been found palpably un constitutional in a legal opinion by Newton D Baker of Cleveland and lames M Beck of Philadelphia The declaration of war brought a prompt retort from David E Lil lienlhal director of the Tennessee Valley Authority The mask is off said Lillien Ihal in a statement at Knoxville Tenn The few men in New York City who through the holding com panies control the electricity supply of 130000000 people have stepped from behfnd the widows and orphans the preferred stockhold ers the ice men and the coal men and are now speaking in their own behalf We now have in the open a clear ssue between the people who use electricity and those who have controlled it The Electric Institutes board of trustees aclcd on November 15 three days after President Roose velt made public a survey by the power authority of the State of New York which asserted that rates based on a proppscd yard stick would save consumers in Northwestern Stales as much as 10 per ccnl of their electric bills Haumtmann to Claim He Bought Money FLEMINGTON N J Nov Richard Hauplmanns defense strategy was hinted for the first lime today It was said the defense would try to support a claim thai Hauplmann bought the ransom bills forless than face value knowing that they were illegal but unaware of the fact that they were Lindbergh ransom bills and that he did nol admit the pur chase before because he feared prosecution The defense will give a desire to shield the seller of the bills as partly accountable for Hauplmanns con flicting slories about why ransom money was hidden in his garage SERA Workers Are Busy in Ditches SAN Nov Ing ditches on mosquito breeding marshland are being slraiAliened enlarged and rcgraded this week by a crew of SERA workers ac cording lo Harold F Gray mos cjuilo abatement district engineer This is the J st step in a project which calls for a complete cleaning out of all marsh drainage systems in Alamcda Counly according lo Gray Twentyone men will be em ployed for about 102 days on the project according lo Gray with 32 miles of ditches to be cleaned sev eral hundred feel of culvert to be repaired and two culvert and tide gates to be repaired at an estimated cost of Work will start from San Iean dro bench nnd work north to Berkeley and Albany waterfronts stated Gray SAN FRANCISCO Nov 26 Describing himself as a cheap crook who is now 100 per cent re habilitated Roy Gardner notori ous train robber and jailbrcaker of a decade ago has appealed to President Roosevelt lor commuta tion of his 25year sentence which he is now serving at Alcatraz Is land Gardners letter to the President in which he says he does not con sider himself a fit subject for parole follows In April 1920 I held up and robbed u mail truck in San Diego I was arrested four days later sentenced on a plea of guilty by Judge Trippett lo 25 years at Mc Neils Island En route to prison I escaped and was a fugitive 13 months In May 1921 I robbed a mail car on the Pacific Limited near Rosevillc and was sentenced on June 1 by the late Judge William C Van Fleet lo 25 years at Mc Neils Island TELLS Of SHOOTING I entered McNeils Island prison June IB 1D21 and escaped Septem ber 5 1921 In December 1921 I entered a mail car at Phoenix Ariz with in tentions to rob The mail clerk re fused to submit to robbery and although unarmed he attacked me and 1 was forced to surrender to him or shoot him The mail clerk was 100 per cent man and I was a cheap crook The result was in evitable I respectfully pray thai I be granted a commutation from 25 lo 20 years for the following reasons A 20 year sentence means 13 years and four months imprison ment REHABILITATION COMPLETE I never killed or injured any person I have no affiliation with the underworld never associated with gangsters or criminals com mitted all my crimes single handed and now feel sure I am 100 per rehabilitated after 18 years incar ceration I feel that I have paid sufficient penalty for my foolish ness I am now 50 years of age and it I am to make a success of my life I must start pretty soon Through study and work in prison I have become an expert electrician and I intend to devote Ihe remainder of my life to electrical work I now have six years of a per fect prison record lo my credit and I feel sure my rehabilitation is now complete I do not want to servethese lasl three years because I tear I may become bitter nnc1 develop an ani mosity toward society that would undo what I have accomplished up lo the present time At present I feel that society should be satisfied with the penally I have paid NOT FIT FOR PAROLE I have seen a number of long term prisoners develop social ani mosity during the last few years of their term and go out with haired in their hearts for law and sociely I do nol wan I lo risk developing that atlilude therefore I pray that you will commute my sentence from 25 to 20 years I have been told unofficially that 1 would eventually be paroled Grant me this lasl chance to re join my wife and daughter and also prove to the world that I am still a man among men Respectfully submitted ROY GARDNER 2 Women Beaten by Japanese Russ Say MOSCOW Nov UR women one a Soviet citizen and the other a Swiss were beaten by Jap anese military guards when they tried to pass into a re In 11 ran I car on the Trans Siberian express through a car occupied by guards reports from Khabarovsk said to day Enumerating a long list of con tinuing mistreatment of Soviet em ployees and properly on the Chi nest Eastern by tho Japanese mili tary command the Soviel manager of the railway addressed a letter of protest to the head of the Japanese military mission Tale of Woe Lands Bearer Pal in Jail Clifford Rojas is in jail no fooling Yesterday according lo police he called up his cousin Mrs B L House 2807 Market Street Oakland and told a tearful story of being held for counterfeiting What lie iieeded he said was cash bail or as a premium on a bail bond Then he put Agent R C Robin son on the phone lo verify the story Robinson with Rojas would visit the house and get the money Mrs House called police agreed Then she Today both Rojas and Robinson who is George Harrington pharmacist of 50 Turk Street San Francisco are held on charges of impersonating Federal officers Rojas lives at 1018 Sixth Avenue Oakland After considering a parole from all angles I am forced to the conclu sion that I am not a fit subject for parole After serving 14 or 15 years in prison a man is completely out of touch with the social and economic world and he is sure lo stumble and wabble around before he re gains his social equilibrium In my case a minor wabble or stumble would result in revocation of my parole nnd then the parole board would fall heir lo biller criticism for releasing a notorious criminal on parole My wife would also then be a lotal wreck NASAL IRRITATION ve llic y applyin thoLiliim night nd morning ULLIVAN Clay 14fch and OAKLANDS OWN STORE FURTH HOIiiday 3134 on an efficient new Now 25000 B T U Circulating regular save now 6 ewood regular price VISIT YOUR LOCAL BANKER for long time loans for modernizing your itchen under the Federal Housing Act or use bur Easy Term Plan Through the same cooperation as above this fine Spark heater may be purchased at less than regular For a short time only Spark has 25000 B T U heating capacity With mantels as shown saved Small Payment Payment Monthly CaptocltySnllivan save 600 50 Through a special ar rangement with the Pa cific Gas j Electric Company and the Gas Appliance Society save Let us tell you about Wedge wood the economy heater Chaumont Officer Believed Suicide MANILA Nov Lieu tenant Harold F Hale officer of the United States naval transport Chau mont which arrived here Sunday from San Francisco was found dead in his cabin with a pistol near by the day after the ship left Hono lulu fellow officers said today as an official investigation opened into what they said they believed was a suicide The dead officers wife recently obtained a divorce To ouickly allay skin irnrarions or hurts depend on soothing Call 111 late 10H or location of your near t lGA Thanksgiving FOOD SPECIALS EVERYTHING for Hie holiday prices thai mate it possibls to choose jusf the things to make the Thanksgiving Dinner moderate cost NOVEMBER 26 27 28 and 29 BAKING SUGGESTIONS BAKING POWDER Flour 5c IQfl Raisins 24i Ib tact 107 Maraschino Cherrfet PUMPKIN I Of boC 1 Torelli Peels CITRON ORANGE OR LEMON 4 ot Brer Rabbit Molassej ICfl Spices Kind 2 CRISCO t Minute Tapioca Pkg I2c GRKKN LABEL 1 OT I 5c cans Ib Swanidowfi I9c 3 Ib ran Ib eon 52c Dromedary Pitted Dates oz Pkg 2C Mixed Nuts Almondi Pecani Filberti I Ib I9c Instant Postum 8 01 can IGR COFFEE Red A Ib20c BlueG Peak 24c IGft Marshmallows 2 e ox 17c Dromedary Cocoanut 4 oi pig 9C FORSALADS Crab Shrimp Frultj for Salad ICB Asparagus Medium While IGR Sugar Peai IGR Beans Fancy Cut String No can 30c No I can 1 3c f No 1 tall Sq can No 2 can j 2 Nti 2 cans R PineappU Ginger Ale or Lime Rickey 25c 12 K Apple Cider HORMEL HAM verage Weight I Ih 14 01 Quarter 99c CROSSE BLACKWELL Mince Meat Plum Pudding it 33c IGR Cranberry Sauct No IGfl Large Ripe Olives Sunshine Nobility Assortment 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