San Mateo Times, December 4, 1928

San Mateo Times

December 04, 1928

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San Mateo Times (Newspaper) - December 4, 1928, San Mateo, California HOLDS MEET AT nrnmr. ni ftjkurvivtwy NAMED TO RUN EMPIRE TO THE INTEREST VOLUME XU AND DAILY NEWS LEADER SAN MATEO I'OIIN'TV Wednesday. Mod- crate temperature. (I e n 1 1 e variable winds. TEN PAGES l.OKDON, Dec. George rallied sufficiently from side over a privy-council and to sipn tin ordcr-in-council crirating n commission to carry on the royal functions while he is The Central News described Hie dramatic events lluniiii-s Whole -Meal There's u with the teni pcralui-c cunt rolled to a Miss Lull altractive recipes there (m the in hr MRnmtte Bids BUOmitiea OIK! tu slow-, electric kitchen. MIHK Leh !U whole meai away in the cooked savory dish alter ilmli a .Echoes of the outburst be1, ween I tm. jay shopping or: she explained -thf inttrcdienla t Councilman Frederick Peterson come to find her Interested audience, and .City Kngimw James S. i u The afternoon was one whlcl signed hy property owners along Third avenue from 'Railroad avenue to the Bayshore highway, protested against widening of Third avenue. The petition was held to be out of order, since it was offered in protest against widening, whereas the matter for hearing last night- was on a pro- posed five-foot setback. Wants Greater Setback City Engineer James S. James that occurred ill Hie last co'incil meeting wore hrard again iiiulit when the Burlimrame city council met. After some rei'urls had been fiirnially pri'scntcd liy James and routine business uf the en- gineer's office Imd been handled. Councilman Peterson moved that James' resignation tendered the hoard diirinK an encounter tva weeks aKo, he accepted iml.iedi- ately. COURT HOLDS TinSTPI, GOITniGTOR OF San Francisco Heater Man Who Got Job Through Thrall Wins Court Action u nil cooked. There's a rcfriireraliir, operating] The iiftcrhoon (Continued COOLIDGE SENDS FINAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS TODAY I Hillsboro Water Co. Sale WASHINGTON, Der. 4.- James told the council Ihere was j President Conlidice sent to Con- much unfinished hnsiiK'Ss in his U'ress today his final .iid iii: felt he ii doclinierit paintir-- of tlie I iL-a as fully peaceful and WAS HELD UP FOR YKAR Junior College Board CriUciaei by Judge Buck for Refusing to Pay Claim The Snn Matoo Junior OollcK musl pny A.-J. Slraucl Sun Friini-iseo hflitlng cnuipnicn tlenlpr, tho sum of f" Installation anil of as bnu'ln.1 tviw liLiitirn in tin- junior colloi! h'uildinif on ItuMwin ili'i'iili-d this mnrnlne Ktraiich demanded Hint sum in a suit iiled aiiii'msl thr Juni- or Colli'Ke hoard September 22 last. The equipment was in- stalled by Strauch Oct. 22, 1027, IhrnuKli Kranli H. Thrall, clerk eif the former board who fif-urcd in Ihe ex- The BurliiiKiime com-, c roKUHi.d the offirca at 1M Hiphland of liurliniramc. is the distrib; I of Schools (llascuck. Halt On Babies Is Court Ruling ('I.KVKl.ANll, 0., Dec. "i three years' birth iintriil was imposed on Otto Kou- im and his wife who applied for iivorce In-fore Colnlnoll Plei idco HarriHon W. Kwiiiff today. The decision is unifjue in Allleri- court annids. "I shall not allow you to im- more children iinon your- selven or upon Judu-e Kw- Accuses Parent of Having Grave Dug-for Mother cr UK told tlie couple. "1 therefore refuse tin- divorce and impose np- 3ll you Uive.e years of birUi con- trol." Kourhns hiive three chil- dren. "Tluee children in three not by the judge added. Tile luirtbaiul's sul- nry in ?il weekly. The JCuurims eloped and were married Nov. G, So'iS. Kuiirim lireii Wife 17. Purchase of the BurliiiRami! Land cSi Water company by the Pa- cific Water Company, San Mateo, at u price of was np- I proved ttid.-iy by the Slate Railroad Commission in San Francisco, ac- carding to United Press news dis- patches. WATER AVAILABLE WITHOUT COMBINE, SAYS ENGINEER Self at Chicken Ranch CLARK BOY NAMED, TOO San Mateo county may secure an adequate water Hiipfily in the fu- ture without merging with Kan Francisco it was stated yesterday by N. A. Kckart, assistant city Confcaaed Slayer Says Wanted to Be Sure "Little Darlings" Went to Heaven net-. tip) -CiiMially mid ulmoRt "without fvcliiifc, except for occasiomil out- burats of hysteria, Gordon Stew- art N'oi-thrott led and IXIH Angele.H officers through the Mojiive desert today searching for places whero lie .said lu- Imried bodies of ymith.s he miMtrrated and murdered. Tho H layer related details of nine murders nnd hinted at Uvu ot hers. Kxcept for a two-hour reol, Northcott and the officers kept to their hunt throughout the nlfrht nnd then ret ur net) again thin morning. In liis amazing .confessio t f i -ill Jlln UIllliAlflK .tt'ini nnliin Northcott h to cxebum- uf vU Chamber of Comm John F. Davis recommended that Thrall was an nsrent for Strauch, perature is now 100.2. A improvement in his general con- dition noted in the last bulletin has been maintained." The admiralty announced today that it expects the Prince of to urrive at Suez Friday. He will One written protest cited the fact that the owner of land along the Bayshore highway south of Third avenue is not will- ing to "donate" it to the city nor to others. Another protest cover- to umve at hucz nvmay. He wm -7 j JiT Z be taken by fast train to ,two Pafes' thf gardens and orchard would have to dria, where H. M. S. Forbisher will be waiting io take him across the Mediterranean tu the European mainland. The to .opponents of the set- ninsUijs with the crowds at the ls regulation to prc- be torn up if the setback ordinance were passed. Provision for Future Mayor Fred E. Beer and others be bought rather than gained through condemnation pro- ceedings. The matter was referred Kates, heard many scraps v vent moving of structures in the! highly praised. to Davis, Dr. John W. Leggett, chairman of the Burlingamc planning com- mission, sent in his resignation be- cause, he had moved from Burliiv game to San Mateo. City Clerk James Murphy was instructed to communicate with Leggett asking him to remain until spring. His work with the commission was of should ifc become necessary anxious silence of previous davs'to Wldcn th9 atrcet on which the setback applies. Opposition centered on the pro- with the comparative, calmness of everyone today. crowd waited quietly for the mormntr bulletin to be posted Ap- parently it haii learned it was usc- (Continuod on page C) BANK at HOME OFSANMKTEO posed Third avenue setback and those for the Bayshore boulevard south of Third avenue-. No pvo- ests were registered on proposed ten-foot setbacks for Hobart and htadison avenue from El Cnmino Real to Maple street in the Home- stead district. On protest over the use of Fifth wenue by trucks, filed by the East Side Improvement Club, the coun- cil ordered a traffic survey athorized City Manager and vjity v. c Weissgerber to devise a plan for routing trucks prcsident outlined a legislative program for the short session, some of which loft legislators in doubt' as to their own course of action. Ask Traffic Signals The Roosevelt Parent-Teacher fliaociation asked for traffic sig- nals at Vancouver and Easton drive. The mntlfir was referred to Chief of Police John J. Har- per. The Richfield Gasoline company was granted a permit to build a station on the northwest corner of Bayshore and Broadway with the provision that tho plans conform with th-i city's new set back ordinance. The Burlingnme Shoro Land company asked that its property fronting on the Bayshore highway between liurlingamc avenue and Prizes Tonight at Parish Card Party A live turkey and a box of ap- ples are among the many prizes to he awarded this evening at the card party of St. Matthew's parish to be held in the Knights of Co- lumbus building, Baldwin avenue, San Mateo. Tho party is the an- nual benefit for the Sunday school Police Judge charge of having an nhnoxious noise device on his car. C. M. Ileugg, H. C. Lingg, Hose L. Cor- bell and Mary Norton, all of San Francisco, were each fined on speeding charges, while Koto Som- ers, San Francisco, was fined on a similar charge. William Oh- i landt, Los Gatos, was penalized speeding, while L. Ii. Outhier was fined for a like offense. of next OfflCCYS A TC -._ Chosen by Kiwams A. n. Cnrcill, BurlinBame pub- amount asked, because the junior iiaher, today was unanimously college district had accepted the president of tho San Ma- goods were beinsr sold to a school: emphasized that; district. Tlie Strauch entitled to the full One Day of Married Life Enough for Her installation of the heaters, anil had nnd was still using them. "The defendant wanted some goods for its school building at I San Mateo, and purchased the same -----mji off the plaintiff. It trot the goods Furniture company, vice- and they were installed in the, prenident; Harry Jenkins, Anteri- school buildinpr and have been used can Trust Company, Burlingamc by the defendant for school pur-; treasurer. Frank Roren, Claus tco-Burlingame Kiwanis Club for ihe coming year at a luncheon meeting at the Bcnj'amin Franklin hotel. Others elected, all unani- mously, were Harold Helwig, Pen- nuai benefit for the Kummy Kcnooi pupsNO JW 4 _ (IP) _ -r church and arrangeraents are bemg poses for a long time. "There wan no fraud in the ..maaction on the part of either party to this action. The goods King Hamann, 48, werc oatiofactory, the pricp was ----._..------ i convince iiamaim, -to, werc aatlBiactory, me price was made for a large attendance Tl.c that she erred jn taking lhe aml >m onc tafcfiuj games will 8.30 o clock. fata, [ot an., in a pcrBona, ,cnal, in any way iu Hink, Frank Bloom, Harry Miller, George Arthur, Frank Wyckoff "wert ehoaen as directors. City Manager Oscar Weissgcrbor is the Manager utgoing president. "if ......__ I hers of my family to talk. ?ou will l jleur one of the wierdost tales you ever listened to. Helieve me, offi- cers, that chicken ranch was u regular butcher shojl." Implicates Kntlier He charged his father with com- plicity in the crimes, accikrdinn to officers. Mrs. Lonian Northcott. the confessed slayer's mother, now in Ctwadli, is under indictment t'ov- complicity in the slaying of 9-year- old Walter Collins. In the written confession, he identifuHl his Mexican victim aa Alvin Gothea. "I killed Alvin Gothea on lhe ranch Feb. 2, 1928. No self de- the he gave to Hed- wino rcttd. "It-was signed "Gordon Stewart Northcott." The postscript, "Will plead guil- ty in lUyergide county was added. "This postscript was initialed "G. S. N." Admits killing Five Of the nine or eleven murders, Northcolt purported to have knowledge of, he credited five to himself. After writing the admission concerning Gothea he confessed orally to killing Walter Collins, Lewis Winslftw, a hoy named Uich- ard West and an unidentified youth. He attributed nnc slayintr to his father, CyruB Northcott, and still (Continued on page G) nulment of the nuptial tie that this transaction. j hinds her to Albert Hamann, 58, "Demand has heen made for the! F. Salesman Shot Enforce Abatement On complaint of Michael Boep- ple, former president of the East Side Improvement coun- cil requested City Manager Weiss- gerber to enforce abatement of premises on North D al- leged to be used a. a residence in defiance of city health regulations. Notices posted by tho city con- demnation board on the house have twice been torn down, Boepple told the council., Siievia! lighting of down town streets during the Christmna holi- (Continued on page 0) Field Next Sunday The Blues and the Reds, star ana' ,0 teaTOS of the will rom' at Beresford polo field Sun- day afternoon to play off a game postponed last Sunday owing to rain. This inasgiirato a toa- was on file in superior court here today. Both formerly resided in the rezoning of property on the east side of Anita road between Bayswater and Peninsular ave- nues. Light System Figure A figure of was sulimit- ted by the Pacific Gas and Elec- tric company in copies of an agree- ment for the sale of the under- ground street lighting system in Burlingome. This was referred to the city attorney. H.' L. Lander was granted a per mil to build an apartment house on the west side of Park road be- (Contlnucd on page 6) Red Bluff. Mrs. Hamann said the couple married last Saturday and lived together one day, when she dis- covered her husband "was not payment at the bill, and refused. 'The only question raised by the defendant in that the proper pre- liminary steps wcre.nob taken by the defendant in thJ purchase of these goodu, and hence, though the defendant got the goodii and has Resisting Hold-Up SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. Barker, salesman, was shot through the abdomen and seriously wounded today when'he resisted a holdup man near the main busi- what he represented himself to ia now using them- .in its Less district of San Francisco, he She seeks ?75 a month alimony, nament in which the cream of the, j2oo attorney fees and an injunc- polo talent of the Pacific Coast, tion to prevent her husband from and some of the foremost poloists deposing- df, property which he in America, will be seen. Under Own8 new management it is hoped toj _______Q popularize this stirring sport in San Mateo county and the games are open to the public. DISTILLER INDICTED WASHINGTON, Dec. Prohibition conspiracy indictments were returned hy a federal grand jury in Buffalo against per- sons today including the largest distiller in Canada, CAR INJURES FOUR SAN FRANClJho, Dec. 4.- (IP) perioni were injured here today when a municipal street car struck the automobile in which they were riding and dragged it almost a block Mrs. Homer Bar- ker, Arthur Weillor and J. S. hnnl huilHIng, and Ihnt the good" are satisfactory, and that there was no fraud In this matter, yet on account of the failure of the defendant to take the proper pre- liminary steps before it purchased the goods, it should not now re- spond to the plaintiff's demand for tho payment of the Bum j'ufltly duo him for these goods. "In this matter the court docs not agree with the position as- sumed by the defendant, without further discusiion thU court will hull) that .j police-. Dai-kef tii demanded his watch. When Bark- er said he had' no watch the man demanded money and Barker hand- ed him a wallet containing Police found a .38 calibre revolver near the spot where Barker was shot. ACTOR KILLS SKLF HOLLYWOOD, Pw. Ralph Yearslcy, motion picture actor, shot and killed himself at his home here early today. His TvlfE, Sirs, Vor.rsley, llauck wnre cut and bruised and justice demands that the plaintiff pictures, told polin' her husband Homer Barker suffered a hi okenj should have judgement, and It ia ao I had been despondent for some- shoulder, ordered." time. Alhambra Pure Spring Water 50c Per 5-Gaiion Bottle Stand and equipment furnished without charge S35 3. M. 8. M. ;