San Mateo Times, July 14, 1928

San Mateo Times

July 14, 1928

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San Mateo Times (Newspaper) - July 14, 1928, San Mateo, California r n _ SAN MATEO COUNTY Fair but witli fog tonight and moderate ture. Moderate to fresh west winds SOT Sundtjr. TO THE SAN MATEO 4 NKW8 IMrfjfl HPP rf Orer LMttd From United XII SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, JULY 14, 1928 EJQHTESN PAGES "Number DELIVER FRENCH REPLY WASHINGTON, July The French reply to Secretary of State KelloK's latest note in the renunciation of war negotiations was delivered at the State Department by Count De "artigea, French charge d'affaires, today. The reply which is understood ,to be an n nnnn lifted acceotance of the American draft, will be made public IKIIft 1 PM niinVD TDA1M mom buQu UHUull NEGOTIATE SAN FRANCISCO. Julv McKinncy of the California Canners' League today denied reports that the loagup had withdrawn from all further negotiations toward settlement of the peach packing controversy. Mc-Kinney said canneries owned by members of the league would receive only ficst grade peaches for packing ponding efforts of the peach survey committee appointed by Governor C. C Young to work out an agreement next TOON CONTINUE TO crinnii rnp Hits At Dry Head In ON TOUi) OF BAY BRIDGE B. Kreft Is Succeeded As LYON IS DEEENDANT IN SUIT OVER Planes Due Today at Milts IKEE'LS OP FREIGHT TIUIN N. Y., July (IP) 1 Gov. Alfred K. Smith, Democratic presidential candidate replied to the critics of his prohibition record today. Smith displayed the first real ire of the campaign when he saw a newspaper ptory of William Allen White in which the latter quoted figures of 0. R. Miller purporting to show th it Smith hud voted against eveiy form of legislation tending to control saloons and the sales of snrituous liquor in New York state. Called a Liar "Miller ,ih an 18-karat B. KREFT, 1226 Donnelly avenue, B u r 1 i for more than eighteen yL'iiis Federal referee in bankruptcy for the San Francisco dis-trk't, will be succeeded in that position by Thomas J. Sheridan, assistant United States district, attorney, to take effect next) Monday. Meaning a yearly income of nearly it is the most lucrative federal position in that district. The JUuilingame man, considered perhaps the leading expert on bank i uptcy on the Pacific coast and who recently revised the rule for bankiuptcy hearings in the district, was appointed July 13, 1910, by the late Federal Judge John J. DeHavon. Sheridan, n former law associate of United States Senator Samuel M. Shoitrldgc of Mcnlo Park, has imuuk'u civil cases in the dibtrict attorney's office for the last seven years, and is also an authority on bankruptcy. He was graduated from Notre Dame university in ami came to San Francisco in wht-n he served as aascmbly-man fiom Lake planes, forming the National Ait- Tour caravan, were uchuduled to tuxi down the runway nt Mills Field slloltiy aflur 3 o'clock this afternoon. Word witu received that the imrade left Fresno for Mills lifter a mid-duy luncheon in the raisin city. t Ijt'd by Lieutenant George No-ville, transatlantic pilot and San Francisco's official escort, the caravan of famous birdmen will encircle that city in a spectacular demonstration before landing Expect Hie Thromr It is expected that a record num-uer uf spectators will be on hand to greet the caiavan, which marks the first stop of the Notional Air Tour in Sun Ftancisco. The fliers will be officially met by Frank A. Flynn, superintendent or jviiiin Field; Assistant Supeiin-tendent liartlett Stephens, Supervisors Milo F. Kent, Andrew J. Gallagher and Frank J. McGovcrn, members of San Fi uncisco'a airport committee. The San chapter of the National Aormiuutica Associ-atfbn has co-operutvd with tho Junior Chamber of Commerce in arranging a big reception for tho fliers, and in checking their planes for standings in the contest. Aerial Program Tumerrov Demonstration of the efficiency and safety of modern aircraft for practical use is the pui pnae of the National Air Tour, which was sponsored by tho Detroit Board of Commerce and sanctioned by tiic national Aeronautical Association. THnjMtos.'gte ftp Edv Ford's annual reliability- trophy and cash prizes totaling more than A big ncrinl entertainment at tho field tomorrow afternoon has he-en arranged by Superintendent Flran. Several of the fliers in the caravan will give demonstrations and stunts, amqng them Vance Urecse. San Francisco aviator wiio gained fame several months ago by bringing a monoplane filled with pnss-ertgers safely to earth after the engine had dropped into San Francisco bay. The following officials will check over this afternoon: Major Gonunil Rrnmlr, field referee; Porter Scnson, Captain Burdette A. Palmer, Art Afindsen and Harry Krrncr, judges; Allan Bonnnlie, chief timer; Charles W. Fay Jr. and Harolil Hughes, assistant 4 TRAPPED IN SEWER CHICAGO, July 14. (IP) Squads of police and engineers labored here today to gum entrance io u buwer, m which a group of workmen were trapped by a flood of watyr fiom a city main. Members of the repair crew said three of the night crew which entered the tunnel were missing. Two of the three missing men were Brought in to Aid Force of Two Hundred Man Mateo Chamber of Commerce Excursion Over Bridge Route Great Navigator Claims He Made No Agreement to Appear on Nearly Killed in Effort to Board Train IS TO IS CRITICAL Believed to Have Abandoned Automobile in Batty and Captain Fred A, Savage Explain Details of Big Welcome Awaits Brave Airmen When They Arrive in Los t i 1 3 1 i P. WILL CARRY ON SAN FRANCISCO, July IP) Automobile ferry service bc-ween San Francisco and Alameda vil] be continued without until the State Railroad Commission disposes of applica-ions now pending before it, the Southein Pacific announced today, 'he railroad company must obtain lermission from the commission to ontinue its service after CO the governor said. "White is supposed to have brains and should have known better." "Miller is a professional the governor said, "who has lived off the people of the State of New York by disseminating false information "His recent performance before the senate investigating committee ought to let the people know the calibre of 0. K. Miller. He calls himself reverend, but ho is reVercd (or nothing. "In the first place, it is stated four times I voted against a bill to ston gambling and prostitution. Never -PermiUsd "Was there ever any law which permitted gambling and prostitution 80 that it was necessary to introduce a bill to atop Smith roared. "Then he suys I voted against a iJU to saloons on Sunday. 1 was a bill introduced which would have permitted them to open on City Is Scene of Accident Which Nearly Proves Fatal Calif, July (IP) Through the mountainous region of Northern California, posses from four counties today pressed on the trail of three bandit murderers. Bloodhounds were brought in to aid the force of more than men deployed through the area in which the bandits were believed hiding. Officers here questioned two negro men and a negro woman held as possible accomplices of the out-, laws who killed Chnrles W. Carpenter, 40, a deputy sheriff, and seriously wounded Oscar Hay-ward, another deputy sheriff, early yesterday. Bandit Slain Ohe of the bandit to bo Rolling Maringer, 27, was kiltad in the gap. fflEhtr who attempted to atop them at. Burnt Ranch after they had robbed the postoffice and general store at Willow Creek. Three bandits tied in an auto from the scene of the fight, throwing the body of their dead companion out by the roadside. A short time later one of the three leaped from the car and ran away in the woods, while the other two diove on. Near .Helena they tossed a kit of burglar's tools and the license plate irom their car. Car la Trailed Lust night the car was trailed to the mouth of Canyon Creek canyon, where travel by auto was possible for only a few miles. Officers directing the search were convinced the bandits abandoned the car under cover of darkness and were attempting to make their way on foot through the heavy timber to a point of security. The license plate of the car, No. was checked with state officials and found to have been issued to Mrs. Nellie Hellman, a negress who formerly lived in Fresno. FurnLihes Information She was taken into custody here and furnished information which the arrest of Ira Pettingrew, a negro, here, and Edward Blount, another negro, at vveavervuie. Officers believed the three aided the four bandits who actually committed the robbery in preparation for the crime. The four men who raided the general store and postoffice at willow Creek carried off the safe containing approximately according to the estimate of Frank Graham, manager He was awakened by the noise of the men moving the safe and telephoned Carpenter and Hay-' ward at Weaverville as the drove hurriedly away. Bandits Halted Hearing a car approaching at terrific speed as tiev reached 'Burnt Cork, the two officers wheeler their auto across the road and the bandits atopped. Carpenter to place handcuffs on them anothey opened fire at close range with a sawed off shotgun. The two officers returned the fire with revolvers and tht the wheel 'of tho bandit A iuBnMrit later Carpenter was killefjua Hayward fell in the body torn with bulleta. CosJiUon Critical He underwent an emergewv operation at the Weaverville hospital last night and was reported in a critical condition todayT The fight with the bandit! occurred near where C. F. Clemore, of Ventura, was camping at the aide pf the road. THREE-HOUR inspection of the San Maieo-Haywiiruu bridge, which will be one of the longest in the world when completed, commenced at 9 o'clock this morning when two launches with eighty prominent Peninsula and San Fruncisco people left Pacific City pier for a ride followed by an outdoor luncheon served at Coyote Point upon the return. To acqaint the people of the Peninsula with this tremendous piece of engineering, designed to open the interior of California to this side of the bay, the San Mateo chamber of commerce conceived the idea of the launch ride. AU de-tiii.H of the excursion, wh'ich was pronounced a big success, were arranged by the of the chamber. Officials Kx'pfain Arthur Butty, president of San Francisco Bay Toll Bridge company, and Captain Fred A. Savage, assistant engineer, explained the construction of the bridge. i That the bridge is 41.6 p'er cent completed and that there are ovor three miles of the piling in was a complete surprise to most of the excursionists. Those on Trip Some of the prominent citizens of San Jlatco, the Peninsula and San Francisco who were with the excursion are: Robert Newton Lynch, vice president find nf tho Rnn Francisco chamber of commerce; Arthur Batty, president S. F. Bay Toll Bridge company; Edmond Marsden Blois, Seth Cohn, Harry A. Peckham, B. A. Peckham, Oscar F, Weissgerber, Mayor Fred E. Beer, Chief of Police Thomas F. urke E; W. Foster, Fire Chief Hugh Morris, Henry L. Willey, E H. Foster, D. A. Raybniild, Fred J Smith, R. L. Stone, Judge George Kertell. WaHace Waterhouse, W. 0. Lang! H. B. Wade, Mrs. A. J. Greene, Alvin Clark, J. E. Brady, W. W. Ticknor, B. F. Hall, S. A. Keyston wards, J. A. Gaffigan, C. W. Parsons, G. A. Helmore, F. B. Marsh, Supervisor Rosalie Brown, C. J. Hink, J. H. Neustadt, Maurice J. Powers, Capt. F. A; Savage, Harold Ryland, Alan McEwcn, Roscoe D. Wyatt, R. K. Shilling, LACK OF WATER BANDIT CAUGHT INDEPENDENCE, July FRANCISCO, July (IF) Hun y Lyon, uuvJKuiur of the Southern Cross on its flight to Australia, wan defendant today in a suit for damages. H. H. Ordway, who filed the suit, alleged Lynn failed to fulfill terms of a contract to appear in vaudeville. Lyon said he had made no agreement to upjjuur in the utagc although Oi dway app.roachtid him with a pro pisi lion before the start of the HORENA, 54 year old Mountain View rancher, IB in n very critical condition today following an unsuccessful attempt to board a faat Oakland hound Southurn Pacific freight train last night near Middletteld road on the outskirts of Redwood City. MorenA attempted to board the train whilo it wait in motion, lie uucccttded in 'catching hold of a rung on tho of a box car where he clung until exhausted, Losing his grip ho fell on to the track and lojled under the wheel a where the train passed over him severing both legs just above the knees. County muf CityjJj'jHcc. Tfvho nu jn tp ilorooa and rushed MM In a, county tQ. the. Redwood City emergency hospital whore ho was given first aid. Later he vras removed to the Community hospital at Bcrcaford where an operation wns pnrformed in an attempt to save his life. Hoapital attaches admitted at noon todny that his condition was very critical'and that they had summoned tfw injured man's wife from their home at Mountain View. AT SEA SAN FRANCISCO, July Capt. G. Allan Hancock, jacker of the Southern Cross steamer Oaxaca were safe today n Alaska, according o radio advices here. The passengers were removed from the after it went aground in Alaska. Repairs were being made today on the Oax-loa HURD WILL BE LAID TD LUSTIEST Funeral for Unfortunate Youth Will Be Held on Today With the well Wishes of Sun Francisco and tho Peninsula theirs, Harry Lyon and Jarmm Warner, navigator and 'radioman of tho pmithern on her .flight .to Australia, ad.oir to 'Northern California this morning at Mills Field, where they took off at for Los Angeles via the Maddux line. Mrs. L'i'ift Lyon, mother of Harry, taking her first airplane trip, went with them, 'i he intrepid fliers will receive a welcome in 'Los Angeles similar to the riotous greeting afforded them all week hy San Francisco and the bay region. ,They will be honored at a reception at the Los Angeles Biltmorc hotel tonight. Airivcn Meet Lfndy Harry and Jimmy met Lindy, who is still in San Francisco, yesterday, while they were lunching at the Mark Hopkins as guests of the Junior charter of commerce. After (he introduction, Col. Lind-beigh said "Gentlemen, I congratulate you on tho greatest flight that has even been made up to this time." Turning to Mrs. Lyon, he added, "Harry's part in the flight was the greatest piece of aerial navigation ever NAMED SOUTH BEND, Ind., July Rev. Charles L. O'Donnell, vorld war chaplain and nationally cnown poet and scholar, has been e ecteci president of the University of Notre Dame to succeed Rev. rtatthew J. Walsh, resigned. Rev. Louis Kelley was elected iresident of Columbia, University, 'ortland, Ore., associated college )f Notre Dame. Rev. Thomas La-hey was selected as vice NEW LEADER OF ODD body of James Russell "Buzz" Hmd, 'widely known young man of San Mateo and Burlingame and former star football player, who' wis hilled late Wednesday when he pitched over a cliff on tho Glacier Point trail in Yoscm-itc National park, will be brought to Burlingame tonight by Frank C. Wyckoff, local undertaker. He was the son of Mr. anci Mrs. William R. Huid, 30 Dwight road, Bur-lingarne. Funeral services for Hurd will bo held fit Wyckoff's parlors Monday afternoon at p. m. Interment, which will bo private, will follow at Mount Olivet cemetery. Mining Two Days Hurd, and a companion, Richard H. Ham, aieo of Burlingame, had been hiking to glacier summit early Wednesday. Later in the day Ham returned to the valley by the four-mile route and waited there for Ilurd. Hurd failed to show up and Ham notified Chief Ranger Townslcy, who organized a searching party for Hurd. Yesterday morning the searchers recovered the athlete's body from a ledge not far above the valley. Rai.ger Townsley advanced the theory that Hurd had evidently been down the trail, failed to notice a sharp turn, and losing his balance; fallen over the cliff. Death was probably due to impact with the ledge and shock. Very Popular Here Claiming a leigon of friends in the two communities, Hurd had lived all of his life in Burlingame, graduating from San Mateo Union high school and this June from the San Mateo Junior college preparatory to going to Stanford university. US was a leader in student affairs as '.veil as ar. ail round athlete, and was also very active, in fraternal affairs. Besides his mother and father, Russell Hurd is survived by one brother, Gene Hurd, sophomore student at the University of California and star EAGELS GETS DIVORCE FROM TED COY CHICAGO, July A decree granting Jeanne Kagels, stage star, a divorce from Edward Harris Coy, former Yale football hero, was signed here today. The case was taken under advisement a short time ago, and today Judge C. Grf-er of San Mateo was installed as noble grand of San Mateo I. 0. O. F. No. 205 at im-week by ths inbtaUing team from Mountain View lodge. Other officers installed to conduct the activities of the San Mateo I. 0. 0. F. included A. Benoit, vice-grand; George right supporter to the nohle grand; Gordon Brown, left supporter to the noble grand; H. Bellows, right supporter to the vice-grand; Henry R. Gordon, left supporter to the vice-grand; Alfred Dilly, warden; A. Carlson, RECOVER TREASURE ST. NAZAIRE, France, July 14. After removing a protective cordon of dynamite today in bringing to the surface of the Belgian liner Elizabethville, sunk several years ago off the French coast with an almost priceless cargo oi diamonds from South America. So eager were those aboard the salvage tug to get the safe that in their anxiety they lout hold of it as it reached the surface and il plunged back into the water, to sink Hppn in tho TO HOLD RALLY ON MONDAY Loscoe, right scene supporter; B, Klose, left scene supporter; S. Davidson, inside guardian; Lee Dowd, outside guardian. lation ceremonies an elaborate banquet war: served in the dining hull and much credit for the sue-'cess of the evening has been accorded the efficient FOR NEW ocnimii enunni OMfUUin UUIIUUL BUILDING bantmtn signed the final decree. Miss Bagels will resume her maiden name. The actress charged Coy waa brutal and struck her several timea, TIiu uuuute was inurriuu August 1926. KRASSIN MAKING r VALIANT EFFORT TO RESCUE is announced for the San Mateo rntral grammar school Monday at o'clock. This meeting was originally scheduled for Mrs. Cecelia Casserly's home in San Mateo, but so many expressed a desire to attend that the sponsors of the meeting deemed it advisable to secure a larger and more central location for the meeting. Mrs. Cecelia Casscrly is seeking the nomination as Democratic candidate for Congress from the Eighth Congressional district. She recently returned from the Democratic national .convention at Houston where she wenb as a California delegate fui Governor Alfred E. Smith as the party's standard bearer for the presidency. While attending tho Houston political pow-wow Mrs. Casserly was signally honored, being named one of the vice-chairmen of the Houston convention. The Casscrly-for-Congrcss Club has established headquarters at 30} Baldwin FOR AVIATOR WASHINGTON, July The U. S. government hss offered to convey the body of Captain Emi-lio Carranza to'his native country aboard the U. S. S. Florida, Secretary Kellogg announced today. The offer was delivered by Ambassador Morrow to the Mexican foreign office today. Full military services fir Carranza will be held in New York City under the auspices of the War Department. The services will be attended by representatives of the State, War and Navy Departments. and specifications for an additioi. to the Sequoia union high school prepared by E. Y. Coffey, Redwood City architect, were approved by rhe Redwood City board of trustees at their meeting last night find work on the improvements are to be rushed, board mambeis announced today. Seventeen class rooms are -to be provided in the new two-story wing to be constructed at the rear of the main buildinar and other imnrove-ments are to be made, the co'st for inprovemcnt program to be which was voted at a recent bond election. Besides tne ne wtwo-story wing, the program includes a new girls' gymnasium, remodeling boys' gymnasium, enlargement oMhe manual department. A new building for ramie pupils is also included in the program as well as a new cafeteria improved modern equipment. REALTOR BLACKMAILED KANSAS CITY, 'Mo., July Barney Goodman, real estate operator, who was kidnaped and beaten last Wednesday night by blackmailers who demanded he pay them said today they had warned him he must pay the money by 8 p. m. today or low his life. Goodman previously had met a man who was to receive the money, but informed him he wai unable to raise the amount. laid today he was ncgotitting with fritnds for loans so he could pay KINGS BAY, SPITZBERGEN July frozen Arctic today began yielding up the men believed lost within her interior for weeks and months. Already nine men have been taken from the ice area while the big ice cutter Krassir. today forward attempting to locate more of the men of the dirigible Italia, lost since May 25. or tfieir IS MISCHIEVOUS AND GETS THIRTY DIEGO. Calif., July Msrisn Noel Wright, famous English sculptress and author, was sentenced to 30 days in jail when arraigned in police court bere todav on a charge of. malicious mischief. The sentence was suspended. 'The resulted' from a wrecking party staged by Mrs. Wrishi ci: Lsjclls residence yes-terday when she failed to find her husband Frank Lloyd Wright, in-ternationa Iknown architect and Olga Hilanoff, his alleged paramour Money" Aiwnterl anywhere against loss or theft TRAVELERS CHEQUES are the ideal, safe "travel and food, H. B. Cochran, said by authorities to be one of the two bandits who robbed the United Security bank of Lone Pine of late yesterday, was captured when he approached a wiaterhole on the desert 20 miles south of here to day. Officers still were searching for Wayne Bland, whom they alleged 'accompanied Cochran In the holdup.- -Cochran and Bland were forced to abandon, their, automobile and into the desert on foot when they were pursued by Inyo county C E NXVKK 0ETS 00T or OEDEE REFRIGERATORS at Moderate Pricee S. M. Drire Phone 8. M. 6U-6U CUii High School tax Guardsmen At Training Camp Captain Frank G. Stoner .and Lieutenant George Ltith, 169th Infantry, National Guard of California! are .to leave tonight for a two week's training period ot the new training camp at San Luis Obispo. Said to be one of the finest camp sites in the state, guardsmen are sending home flattering accounts of the accommodations and appointment at the proving grounds. The training camp for the (uardsnun was formerly at Monterey, All units of the National Guard are to get two weeks' train-Ing at the new SAN .FRANCISCO, July, fi special to provide 'for. improvements to 'the high school plant here was passed yesterday by a of 64 for- and 17 against. The 81 votes cast marka the lightest election in the history of the city, little interest being taken in tht CHARGED JACKSON, Miss., July Two men, a negro and a white man, were arrested here today on indictments returned by the Federal gund jury at Biloxi, charged with bartering public offices in Mississippi. J. C.'Tannehill, former United States deputy marshal, white, and E. L. Patton, negro, Republican trader, said to be tin right hand man of Perry W. Howard, Republican national commit-teeman, were arrested by Karl Scbntidsr, deputy U. S, One Injured As Autos OUT. JIMMY! HOLLYWOOD.July Jimmy Walker of New York City and members of his party left here early today for one was injured when the automobiles of J. H. Bremia, San Francisco, and K. Inomye, Japanese, Redwood City, collided at the intersection of El Camino Real and Second avenue late last night. Both cara were ilfghtly POWDER BLAST BERLIN, July 14. (If} At lead four persons were killed and 25 seriously injured today in a powder factory explosion at Has-loch, WuerMmburg, that wrecked the entire plant and neighboring ;