Oxnard Daily Courier, May 7, 1926

Oxnard Daily Courier

May 07, 1926

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Oxnard Daily Courier (Newspaper) - May 7, 1926, Oxnard, California TEMPERATURE “Ugliest Lowest TODAY 76 56 The Oxnard Daily Courier VOLUME XIX AND THE OXNARD DAILY NEWS BAROMETER May 6 May 7 29.92 29.94 MANY EXPECTED TO DIE AS RESULT I Arnold To Paint Back OF INJURIES RECEIVED WHEN CABLE CAR RUNS WILD DOWN STEEP HILL OXNARD, VENTURA COUNTY. CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, MAY 7, 1926. NUMBER 257 Scene for Replica of Mission for Museum Over IOO People Seriously Injured; Car Gains Speed Until It Hits Another Car While Traveling at Rate of 60 Miles an Hour. SAN FRANCISCO, May 7.—More than IOO persons were in- | jured, two-thirdr, of that number seriously today, when a California ! street cable car packed with passengers ran away and finally ended its wild dash of six blocks through the heart of the financial district when it struck another cable car at California and Sansome streets. The car started its wild dash at California and Stockton streets. It gathered momentum as it dashed down the steep hill and sped past intersection after intersection narrowly escaping a number of collisions. The majority of passengers weie women and girls. While none of the victims had died up to I o’clock this afternoon there were a number whose injuries were expected to bring death within a few hours. As the passengers realized their danger some of them on the platform threw themselves to the street. The screams cf the terror-stricken women could he heard for blocks. I he noise of the collision of the two cars sounded like an explosion. The runaway car war. traveling in excess of 60 miles an hour at the time of the crash. According to E. M. Sheridan of Ventura, wlio is here with the Ventura Chamber of Commerce exhibit in the lemon show. FL ('. Arnold, local photographer and artist, is going to paint an oil background for the Ventura exhibit, which is a replica of the Von tora mission. The painting will show the hills and the cross hack of the mission. Mr. Arnold is busy and in all probability will not    he    able    to    paint the canvass before    the    end    of    the lemon show, hut will    have it    completed in time to he erected    hack    of    the minia ture mission, which is to be placed iii a glass case in the Pioneer museum in Ventura. Mr. Sheridan and Arnold are friends for life now, as anyone who takes a personal interest in tile mission and colorful history surround ing the early days of San Huenuven turn is at once a friend of Mr. Sheri-1 dan. ADDED FEATURES Baumann Travels To ON PROGRAM AT «ach for Finals of Oratorical Contes! AU IJJ it' were a not WAS MIRACLE. SAN FRANCISCO, May miracle a hundred people killed in that sinai Ii.” This was the* opinion expressed by Karl Snow, a jmssenger on the runaway car that crashed into a standing cable car on tho same* track at California and Sansome injuring more than 12Ii passengers in both cars. “I first noticed something was wrong when we wore between Powell and Stockton. The brakes seemed to cive way and the car speed down at terrific speed,” he snid. "I felt the impulse to shout ‘jump’ hut I wasn't sure that the car was entirely out of control and I didn't want to start a panic. “Shortly after passing Kearny I decided to jump and two seconds after I jumped the car struck an automobile aud immediately afterward crashed into a big meat truck, tearing the radiator off and sending it crashing into a restaurant across the street “When I picked myself tip In a dazed condition I h*mrd a terrific roar a block further down. That was when the runaway car smashed into tin' other car. ♦    HE    CANNOT    LIVE! ♦ LOS ANC KLUS, May 7. Soak- ♦ inc himself with gasoline and ♦ j* ering at his wife and children ♦ who looked on, Alex Itaproflf, 40, ♦ today struck a match and set fire ♦ to Ins clothing in the kitchen of ♦ his home. Physicians say he ♦ cannot live. His act today was ♦ Hie culmination of a domestic ♦ quarrel. Fulton Realty Co, To Subdivide 800 Acres In Merced Co. Soon JAPANESE W0M AN HANGS HERSELF; BEARDSLEY BARN Announcement was made today by J. E. Fulton of the Fulton Realty company that the local realty firm will subdivide 800 acres of land adjoining the town of LuGruwlc, In Merced county within the near future. The large tract of land, considered one of the choicest spots in Merced county for subdividing, is located ll miles from Merced and right on the outskirts of    LaGrnnde.    There    is a    high school in    one corner    of the    land. The land will he divided    into small portions,    to attract    those    who    are looking for small farms. The soil Is good, said Fulton, and there is an abundance of water for irrigation pur {loses. The Fulton company has not ' ,f) Style Show Will Be Attraction at 8 O’clock; Scored Hit This Afternoon. CHANGE OF VAUDEVILLE. Large Attendance Expected; Record Crowd Attended Show Last Night. Over 2000 people were expected at the lemon and avocado show this afternoon and tonight A special attraction has been scheduled for this evening, when a fashion show will he given at 8 o'clock. Tho fashion show went over good this afternoon when a large number of visitors saw the performance. In addition to the style show there will he two high class vaudeville acts, entirely different from last night's. Vera Stanley and company and Gardner and Aubrey, in songs and a dance revue promise to put on a line entertainment after the style show. The attendance yesterday and last night was about 1500, which was several hundred more than the attendance for the second day last year. The wind is causing considerable trouble at the show today and a crew of men were busy all afternoon tigh telling ropes to make sure no section will he blown down. Part of the main entrance was blown down. Rvcry afternoon the wind has been strong causing a terrine strain on the can Vass. Edwin Naumnnn, winner of tho Ventura county division of the National Oratorical contest goes to Long Peach tonight where he competes in the semi-finals for his division. Ile will have five opponents, Tom Jones of Torrance high, Elvin Richards of Glendale high, William Fennell of Long poach high school, John McIntyre of the Santa Monica high school, and (Jregson Pant,/.cr of San Pedro high school, nil winners In their respective districts. Seven judges will decide the winner of first prize. lf Naumnnn successfully wins to-I night he will then enter the finals of ! I lie contest in Los Angeles, on May ll, which will decide the grand winner of Southern California and enable the person to go to Washington to compete in the national contest. Adrian Harp, who has Ii ing Nauinann and Jack Jon company Edwin Naumnnn Peach tonight. The contest is scheduled for S o’clock in the Long Peach high school. Lions and l adies Have 'WIFE of somis Creal Time ami Dinner; | <j T A T10 N AGENT Program Is Snappiest    m i Oxnard, Ventura and Santa Paula welded another link in the drengthen-! ing chain of friendship and cooperation ! when Lions of the three towns with I their ladies gathered in the Masonic j banquet hall for a joint meeting to Celebrate the California Lemon and ; Avocado show'. The meeting was a fast thing being conducted fashion. Those present lone of the cleverest met J had attended. The dinner 7 o'clock and despite flit' there were songs, stunts, and talks, the gathering of tor more Lions and ladles I their way to tin* lemon sin one, every* In snappy said it was dings theyj started at * fact that speakers I about 150 wore on nv at 8:JU.I President Earl Hart of the Oxnard ; Lions chih presided. Jack Miller of the Oxnard club was program chair- ou coach's will into Long El Ii L 4 A J a. h v a j .L ii ii n *9 Occidental and Oxnard Baseball Teams Meet Tomorrow In Contest U Ii j The body of I. Fujibagu, a Japanese woman 35 years of age. was found hanging in a barn on the R. L. Beardsley ranch early this morning by the woman's husband. FRED MCLUNC ELECTED ROTARY DISTRICT PRESIDENT. (Hv lnt«rn.>ti jnal Niw« ? *rvirf I SAN IU Et lo. May V. Fred Meriting. Huntington Park, was Dilantin* univ elected governor ut this year's district conference of the Rotary International. Stockton will get next year’s district conference, it was indicated by a canvass of delegates conducted by International New today. Oxnard baseball fans will he able see on Saturday one of the hest yet decided on the prices to he | freshman collegiate baseball nines adopted hut it was believed that theitHnKu‘ with the Oxnard Union High prices would range between $200 and i sc hool baseball twirlers. a small rope. The rope had been tied over a beam and the little woman placed the noose about her neck, then stepped off a box. No reason for the suicide could be given. Fujibagu and his wife had been married about seven months and apparently were very happy, according to Japanese friends. Funeral services will be held to-Service ( morrow morning at 10. The body will be cremated in Los Angeles. COMMERCIAL ROW AT LEMON SHOW HAS MUCH OF INTEREST FOR ALL VISITORS $300 an acre. Fulton and P. M. Puntcnney of Oxnard will go to Merced county about the first of next week for a trip of inspect bm over the land. A survey will I he made and preliminary work com* The woman had hung herself with | m(»nced. There will In of the Oxnard real estate the location all the time the tract Is opened a representative concern on as soon as MORE LABORERS ON STRIKE IN LONDON In tho commercial section of the California Lemon and Avocado show there are many interesting things to attract the visitor and a Journey around the big tent will take quite a little time if the curious one will stop to look at the various objects on display. Iii addition to tho displays, there are booths where attendants and demonstrators are giving out samples of merchandise and instructing housewives and others on the. use of certain household articles. Murphy & NVelll, local grocers and haberdashers have a large commercial demonstrating section beneath the runway in the center of the t*»nt. Various wholesalers with whom the local store dons business are represented. Seven young ladies are in these long booths. First is Miss McClusky, representing the Sperry Flour Co. Then Miss Hagstrum, demonstrating the Iris products of the Haas Baruch company. Miss Mosley is demonstrating Walker’s products while Miss Wilkinson is another attraction with her samples of Roof Carden chocolate. Miss Esselmnn has made quite a hit with lier samples of Bin*1 Ribbon mayonnaise salads and dressings and Mrs. Mabel Jacobs and Mrs. It. J. Myers have been kept on the constant go cooking waffles with flour from the Whole Crain products Co. of Santa Paula. Altogether, Mar- ! Your Milk Twice a Day the Way. on Ice All BILLIWHACK STOCK FARM Phone 939 , {illy & Weill have a very interesting section which Is a real attraction at the show. Lehmann Bros., department store also have a large amount of space in the show. Along the outer edge of the tent and across the aisle, below the runway, there are several Lehmann exhibits. One shows a complete kitchen with all the necessities that Lehmann's handle. Next to this is a log I cahill display which has caused much comment. In front of the old wooden I shack is a clothes line and a wash tub. Hattie Barnes as the old colored mammy is quite a conspicuous character in the exhibit. Across the way Mrs. T. P. Sanchez demonstrates Alta coffee. Mrs. Sanchez is dressed in a bright red dress with a green tic, fitting iii well with tile surrounding decorations. Her coffee, bv the way, tastes as good as the display looks. Fluffo is the big noise in the next Lehmann exhibit Cl. L. Weed and some of his Fluffo friends have a great time every performance with their gifts of lard and oil. Lehmann Bros., have Globe A l flour In their next exhibit and this too is rather interesting. Kapp’s drug store comes next where P. Kapp and C. Castle demonstrate the many different perfumes and oilier drug store articles. Contrasting with the scent of Coty’s perfume is the aroma of coffee, coming from the booth next to Kapp’s where the Maxwell House coffee representatives servo the delicious drink. Gebhardt Chili Powder company of San Antonio, Texaa, are in this section and the smell of chill, tamales and other hot dishes mingles with the coffee and perfume. (Continued on Page 2) PRESBYTERIAN DORCAS SOCEITY FOOD SALE Tomorrow Morning, starting at IO o’clock. Former Lindenbaum Location. Corner Fifth and A Street.    DON’T    MISS    IT (Bv International New* Service) LONDON, May 7. Today’s developments in tho British strike situation were as follows: To all appearances tho deadlock is still complete. J. Ramsay MacDonald, labor leader, says the trades Unionists are continually seeking a “way to peace and accomodation.” The government communique announces that 75,000 volunteers are now on duty. The government declared that train service is greatly improved. Five electric power stations for London suburbs are partly tied up by tile strike. Disorders were less in London today, hut serious clashes were reported from Glasgow, Edinburgh and other provincial (enters. Electrical workers iii the government shell factory at Brantley struck. Transport workers supplying food to nearly a thousand London chain restaurants went out on strike. Fears are tieing expressed that the food situation will become more serious if the strike continues over the week-end. May Use Local Tent and Decorations For Co. Fair Attractions A group of Venturous were here Wednesday night to visit the lemon and avocado show and following an informal conference it was believed an attempt will he made to get the tent and the decorations for the county fair this year, to he used for the agricultural tent. Those who were inspecting the tent and considering the county fair proposition included A. L. Hobson, T. Gahhert, John Walker. Charles Petit and others. All those who visited the Oxnard tent were well impressed with the decorations. By arrangements with Occidental college, their freshman baseball team will appear on the local diamond with the Cardinals and a peppy game is as sn red the fans. Occidental rates one of tin* best southern conference teams among the yearlings and a fast game will be seen. Walter Coil It as, an Oxnard boy and graduate of the Oxnard high school is their regular catcher hut since he broke his finger several weeks ago it is doubtful whether he will play tomorrow. The new diamond on Houser held is expected to be open tomorrow and this will la* the only grass diamond among the county high schools and in fact tin* best in both Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Game will he called at 2 o’clock. Coach Belford has made a contract with the athletic department of Occidental college by which athletic relations with the southern institution will begin. As a return favor to tin* Oxnard high school, tin* basketball team of Oxnard will travel to Eagle Rock next year as a return game. Ex penses tomorrow will be about $10 and admission will he charged to til** game with the hope of being able to defray some of the expenses. ........ ■    O’--------------— Brody New Manager of Edison Company Arrives In Oxnard In the sudden death of Leon La-Bolide who died of an attack of heart disease late yesterday afternoon on A street, Oxnard has lo I one of it ; most characteristic residents. Mr. La Bolide, whose work was piano tuning, had been at tin* top of tin* ladder in tin* halls of musical fame and then down to the bottom again. He died as he had once predicted to The Courier city editor, over a year ago. The circumstances wen* almost identical to those lie had pictured during a weird story. Many Oxnarders knew Mr. La Ronde knew his qualities and of his color in) fill past and of his habit j distinguished looking usually dressed iii un En; suit. Ile was as iii looked, when he loo only a few here real had been and what I It was a year or stopped The Courier city o the street. Pulling a piece * from his pocket Ii** su'd: “You’re a newspaperman want you to know something Souk* day, when they    find tm* the glitter, they will    talk ill But those who know will say wonderful man I was once. knew was. o ago IO was a ut Ionian, morning Nt as he lest, what iii that Ii litor o >r pa pc nu*, d in me. man. Ile was assisted by Charles Pope, George Caswell, VV. Mark Hurley, Horace Ditelifield and George Doty. Frank Canning of Oxnard and “Doc" Wyatt of the Santa Paula club got in on the program somehow’ and presented Elmer Power with a gift of baby clothes and toys for the new arrival at his home. The baby shower for Elmer Power went over good. HEARTY WELCOME. President Earl welcomed the Venturous and Santa Paulaus saying lie hoped then* would hi* another joint I meeting soon. Art Tetzlaff, president lot' tin* Santa Paula club told of the pleasure it gave Santa Iranians to I come to Oxnard and that he hoped Santa Paula would he able to give a I joint dinner soon. Joe Argabrite. I president of tin* Ventura club thanked stile (Guarders for their hospitality.! I He spoke on th** lemon show express-I ing the hope that it goes over a big success. He said Ventura is hack of Oxnard in the lemon show idea just |as Oxnard assists in county fair time. I Burton L. Smith, State Editor of the | Los Angeles Times, was tin* speaker of the evenine. Editor Smith is well I known throughout Ventura county. I i Ile is in charge of the Southern j Counties page of the Times and has | cot respondents in all of the California cities. Ventura c been given much valuable and advertising through trie Counties page and last night lee. who introduced the thanked him in behalf of county, for the good lo* has section. Mrs. J. W. Rothenbersr Drops Dead While Feeding Chickens at Her Home Today. WAS VERY WELL KNOWN. Lived In Somis For IO or 12 Years; Was In Good Health Early This Morning. Mrs. J W. Uothenherg, well known resident of Somis, dropped dead this morning when she went to feed the chickens at her homo near the Southern Pacific station. Mrs. Uothenherg apparently was in good health yesterday and even this morning when sin* prepared breakfast. Death was b -lieved due to a sudden heart attack or a stroke of parlysis. Some time ago Mrs. Rothenherg suffered a severe stroke and was confined to a hospital In Los Angeles. She completely recovered from this attack and was in good health up until the time of her death. Sim is survived by her husband. J, W. Uothenherg. who is station agent for tin* Southern Pacific at Semis and two sons, one of whom is postmaster at Burbank and the other a station agent for the Southern Pacific. There ■re two sisters surviving, who reside iii Moorpark. While no definite nrrngements had been made today it was understood funeral services would he held Sunday afternoon in Santa Paula, with interment in the Glendale mausoleum. Oxnard Hi Loses First Season Baseball Game To Santa Paula, 2-1 dom* t Ii i of will An after vrite t a ii I ’ am Oil* want you to know, so that gone, you will he able to of tin* good things about me.” And with a smile lie gave to Th Courier reporter a {taper in which ava printed a number of press comment ll! upon his work when and Chicago music was at the top of th* and when lie was a in Paris. IT nf* was mislaid an good things ma; lilt Ronde was university. IU* a medical colley diplomas and d< of other colieg spoke and ma languages. IU* in the Now York world, when he ladder In Boston musician of note ately, the paper I only a few of the bo cited here, a graduate of Oxford also graduated from 1 iii Canada and had SMITH SPEAKS. Although Mr. Smith’s time was j limited, lie delivered a splendid ad idle on Southern California development and tie* justification of shows j sui Ii as tin* h*mon show, Santa Paula I walnut show, tin* Ventura county fair land others. IU* told the Important •part played by the service clubs in j making these fairs a success. Smith commented upon tin* wonderful spirit j of unity in tin* Lions mooting. “Now I have the answer to why I Ventura county puts things over,” green frau . *s and sc derail sevc had travele iii number Is. He iifferent id knew IL A. Brady, of Lindsay, ager for tin* Southern Edison company, arrived in day after inotorim down ii new man Ca I i fora la town to-Lind NITROKOTE LACQUER See demonstration at our booth. Plaza Hardware Co. 311 N. Fifth St. Opposite Plaza say with his wit’** and six-year son, Al- 1 (an. He was meeting the business men of Oxnard today/and getting actin tinted with his didies in the new office with which fie /will he connected, ll** takes It. C. JpicFadden’s place, who has been promoted to the Inglewood district. Mr. Brody was favorably impressed with Oxnard and Is ready, he says to step into tin* civic lift* of Oxnard and hel{) maintain the reputation of the Edison company. *o ways ti so inclined teresting s music and man, hut «Ii in Oxnard from mush Vest erda der Frank he went rn cadi) show In French t went up to piano a th lilo. La Boti * pianist, hut illest friend lie col aries alture, "ing Hi Wit ll th *n Ii I Smith said. “It is because you ser-I vice people get behind them and I boost. It is good to see people from J different parts of the county working so harmoniously together. We will I never get anywhere by scratching at lone another. Say the hest of your community and of your friends and forget the rest. Do the tiling you believe is right and cooperate, as your Lions club creed teaches you, and your county of Ventura will continue to he one of the most fortunate in the Southland, There is not anomer colin* Though they played the best bali this season, the Oxnard Union High school baseball nine went down to their first seasonal defeat yesterday Southern I afternoon at the hands of the baseball Minty has I squad from Hie Santa Paula high publicity \ school, 3 I. Southern Both teams played good ball and Jack Mil- until the fourth inning. Santa Paula speaker, could not threaten the Oxnard defense. Ventura!After subduing their attempt in the fourth. Oxnard successfully held them until the eighth when Churchill hitting a bast* hit, stub* second, advanc'd to third on an out. and on a hit went home for Santa Paula’s first marker. In the ninth, their second score came when Rudolph succeeded In circling the bags. Oxnard’s one score came in the fourth when Barton had a one base hit, stole second, advanced to third through Mitchell’s sacrifice and then home on Teague’s error by overthrow. Otherwise the game w’as replete with strike outs, and spectacular fly-hits and catches. William Conway again bore the brunt of the pitching, doing ail Hie work and pitching a fine game. McKenzie was behind the bat, Beardsley on first, Mitchell on second and Bud Snively, who has been wearing the mask before, assumed tile responsibilities of the third sack. Farrell relieved him in the latter part of the game, though Snively showed that he has tile ability to hold down the job. Barton played an errorless game at shortstop, and Tucker. Gill anil Bie- i rf brilliant City Roc* ie city ha In the >d today i peopli help lint pi will do all your deveh Edito w tat* V rer ti tent. o Ma the ing h (ll* w rare ( had t L< iirft i Commercial Travelers Will Discuss One Cent Gasoline Tax Increase him to play, playing His ii Ii*' entertalne an hour or s difficult But yesterda t farewell to t w’orkers In th* . At times ii ii tug world w< veiopin Smit! I poll Cl ilk, a t ave b* i with is he is st or liller, ; I) I (a1 heir s ISOM in v\ e an ti that I entura d and n Los finks j count cann Angel* you Hi imp fit ion f tin en of warm nert in ti Fe tern, and first, third vn-h th w’ere a » field. Santa fr ly * Mahon Helvy Is and M their regular positions Paula, Taylor and Wa* shmun marvel, pitched, aught. Teague w*as at at second, Churchill at at short, and Rudolph, Hawley caught flies in *n gi' lh and tent f then ■r *r in ti ) the I alive. on SAN DIEGO, May 7.—Nine hundred commercial travelers arrived here today and opened the 2Xth annual convention of the California Grand Council of the United Commercial Travelers of America. Two paramount issues will he discussed. They are the repeal of tile Pullman surtax and the increase of tile State gasoline lax by one cent to complete California’s highway building program. crossed and his mind hut lie played on. Lab left tile tent. That wa of liis friends saw him LaBonde was about He was born in Missis to tile deaf ii eertifiea rived by Ids widow. Cora Funeral services will he ! row’ afternoon at 2 o’clock fenderffer’sundertaking parlors interment in ivy’ Lawn corneter; Thomas L. Burden will officiate pion tv nit th os in pep • mg the Otlgs City *8t. ) thr g th in ! th Vt and won The tit urn I show tho Oxna ti ) clubs i meet in adiness Eistedd rd club tang to g with for the i night. Tile stiff brisk west wind all after-oon was hard both on the spectators nil players whipping up the dust. The ame was featured by some little dis-elisions which, however, were ironed ut and the game proceeded. *tnon show. The Lions and their ladies entered ie lemon show tent in a body with a roar that shook the props. Visitors at the show’ knew it was I.ions club Th' Bond* I tom* fr Iii! wit! Rev WEATHER Tonight and tomorrow’ moderate temperature. fair with MISS ALICE E. BRONAUGH. Pianist and Teacher. Beginners and Advanced Pupils Desired. Call or write 420 E St., Oxnard FERRARIS TAVERNA LILLIANA Open Saturday, May 8th, 6 p. in. Italian Dinners Raviolias, Chicken Noodles, Etc. Located Vineyard Avenue, One-half Mile North from El Rio Crossing, left side of road. Phone 05 IMI for Reservations ;