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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - April 21, 1917, Oakland, CaliforniaSaturday evening Uda Kland ctr Tutte april Tio Nof resolutions approving conscription and Universal military train Inland the election of officers concluded Tho business session of Tho sixty third annual gathering of Tho knights Templar yesterday and the convocation formally closed last night with a Brilliant Ball and reception to the new officers in the state armory an unusual feature of the Ball was the invitation extended to a few master masons in the City who Are not knights Templar As a Rule none but masons of High degree Are Al Lowed to to present at such functions the masonic convention will close with the initiation of thirty novitiate by the Mystic shr ners islam Temple members arrived this morning in a special car from san Francisco and were met at the station by the local shrines and the candidates a spectacular Parade was made through the business Section of the City after which the visitors were entertained at the Elpaso country club the initiation of the thirty new members in scottish rite Cathedral tonight will close the activities of the week the endorsement of conscription was the occasion in the knights Templar convention for a demonstration of patriotism Tho following Resolution drafted by grand Captain Gen eral Benjamin f Bledsoe was adopted by acclamation and telegraphed to the senators and representatives in Congress from California endorse move whereas our country is now committed to participation in War in defense of Justice right democracy and Liberty whereas the immediate enlist ment of an army and Navy Large enough and efficient enough to enable us to maintain with Force the demands which we have made in an obvious necessity if the moral As Well As the material effect of our entry into the War is not to be lost now therefore be it resolved that the grand com Mandery of California knights Templar in its fifty ninth annual conclave assembled hereby avows its belief in the principles of some form of efficacious conscription in the present National emergency and be it further resolved that it is the senae of this body also that the present is propitious time for the United states to adopt and enforce some efficient system of Universal military training for our Young men now and to come to the end that they May thereby be better fitted for citizenship and that the Republic in any exigency May justly rely upon them in completes commendation of governor Stephens for his foresight in preparing California for War was expressed in report of a committee appointed to suggest plans for the cooperation of the knights Templar with the Federal government the report adopted by the convention also declared we unhesitatingly and Una Ali fixedly announce our approval of the principles of Universal military train april 21 1917 Teuton strategy is foiled French refuse new bait by Henry Wood United press staff correspondent san Francisco april Lonoff War which has been raging unabated up v i and Down the coast for two months with the French armies in for weeks before a decisive moment broke out again in san franc Loco this the Fiel Dapril French is reached according to the general i Hindenburg in impression among strategists at their great offensive front along the forty Odd Miles of Harbor Knien Reney Hospital that Leo it is possible today for Tho first fighting Lino there Aro three general j is not dead is duo to the poor Marks time to reveal some of Tho strategy sections where the Topography of Tho Mansilp of Hia aaa Ailant who fired a total which to Date has swept Tho French country makes three natural divisions Ati Lam Clos forces on in their greatest Victory in to the left is the Section from sol chinese who is about 50 years old we general offensive since the War began sons to Cisonno the Center lies be followed from his abode in Tho Oriental it was the same strategic Superior tween Caronne and Rheims and the Quarter to within a few feet of the Fao Ity that enabled Tho French to Force right is Between Rheims and a tory of 417 Jackson Street where it la Tho germans acceptance of the j Belvo understood he is employed piously chosen by the information obtainable Here at the Vronch As the site of Tho Battle of the front today was that these divisions leaving Home to first noticed Tho i of Tirane in Tho same fashion the pro ilk oly to undergo modifications chinese behind him is to loft a narrow i French forced the germans to accept with the possibility always of a great Alley walked Forth into Jackson Tho site of Tho present Battlo of Tho Extension of the front Street Blacet Utehs of killing Tho site of Tho present Battlo of Tho Extension of the front Street his Purs Uorn then quickened around carefully selected tronc Stepa and our of Thom Rcd Tell of Iby the French strategists from Sola Oclay Tho bottle Garaging every Tho shots in his revolver the second Sora to where Noneff the three divisions Kwh chinese fired three times and Lee fell Soi Auberle j a credible fur the creat strip Peele taken to the i Ivor Hospital it Hon Cronburg s strategic was found that there were four bullets was for the purpose of forcing into numerous Small in Llla balt two his Veiht leg Ono French to accent Battle on around ments they May seem mean the head and one in Tho Cheek Tho which the Povman Verless Little or big every shooting occurred within two blocks of before Tho Lino one of tends to a common of the Central police station and three sop Jerore Tho Hindenburg line that Jec Uvo fixed Ong beforehand of strategy hag now Lutu 1110 Rancu Pur Auau Inu two urn eau Gnu Umili Tigue did not choose Hindenburg line Asl Kcf Ercely an hour of the Day or to escape in the intricate mazes of no main Point of their offensive i tent does not witness at some Point Leys in Chinatown i in 4via n the wis e main Point of their offensive n Oes no Ness at some Point likewise All the Wanton Desti Uci Elther an Attock or the repulse of a n in the Pathwa n ton in the pathway of Tho German the razing of Trees farms a by a sudden Rise to terrific and to interfere with Tensity the ceaseless artillery Roll the allies Advance has now proved i plonk fronts one two three or More utterly useless As a military step and completely unjustifiable visible sixth Battoms Day although these Battles Are furious the Battle of the Aisne is now Lonjin their intensity Only the Fortl Llerve is its sixth Day it win Likely continue1 usually visible As the sign of the the infantry fights ing at All times and Universal Mili tary service As the same May be required Asho government could expect adequately to be supported by merely voluntary contributions of taxes so no government in such Are exigency at least As confronts us now pan expect adequately to to Able to enforce its policies and preserve its High destinies by Mere voluntary enlistments in its behalf v name officers the following officers were elected Samuel Andrews Clarke of sch fran Cisco grand commander Jonothan Morfe wheel of san fran Cisco Deputy grand commander Benjamin Franklin Bledsoe of san Bernardino grand Generalissimo Robert Wankowski of los Angeles grand Captai general William Harrison White of san fran Cisco grand senior Warden William Harrison waste Fol Berkeley grand Junior Warden s John Thomas Shurtleff of Eureka grand prelate Reuben Henry sink of Stockton grand prelate emeritus William Durant Knight of san fran Cisco grand treasurer Thomas Abraham Davies of san fran Cisco grand recorder Albert Eugene Boynton of Chaco Rand Starddard bearer Charles Malcolm of Long Becali grand i sword bearer William Charles Hosaler of san fran Cisco grand warder Samuel David Mayer of san Francisco grand organist George Washington Perkins of san Francisco grand Captain of the guard standing cos outters jurisprudence Hubert Cooke Wykoff James Gustavo Scarborough Robert Bra nerd Gaylord finance and accounts George id Clark Frank Lee Miller Joseph hard Lii its Way Forward under the cover of forests ravines and valleys or slips through former German tranches the ability of the French to bom Bard without limit any Point at any time is what permits the absolute certainty of an Advance such a concentration of fire As the French pour in where they want it completely wipes out known to device Senius or Conr there is a special sort of elegance at the new hotel Harrison Grill where everything is Neil quiet clean and cozy excellent Cutine so Rcd bar polite Nanct neat her vice Gurlal it7nck 11 to 2 p x 3bo to 8 p m 500 1421 Harrison Street in the Beautiful Harrison apts bldg Entrance also from hotel Harrison at Fruitvale 3258 e 14th Street near Fruitvale Avenue pythian Castle p m daily next week free cooking lessons by miss Margaret Gleas ii j everyone invited auspices Pacific Gas and electric company program changed daily Stephens foreign relations Thomas Abraham m Davies Robert Edmond Dixon William g Alexander i and marry Maundrell Androv James Copp for Casimir tack a tilt James Bon Wood Adalbert Terry Langford Rodolph Wall Nae Meek Louis Fred Breuner v r Stone specs air masonic Temple Leslie b Mcmurtry Edwin Warren Tucker August Jacques de Lamare strutted by German labor since 191 i but if the actual fighting Battle front does not reveal the presence of troops immediately to the rear there is everywhere visible a titanic concentration of Nien munitions and material the valleys Woods and ravines Are filled with cavalry infantry hitched batteries munition trains ambulances trucks either advancing or awaiting the word to dash to the front there is Forward movement everywhere ols Flat he Long toil following sixty years Active service along the Pacific coast As Seaman and master Mariner Captain John j Stofen 2d37 Avenue Ineda elect yesterday from the effects of illness brought Onby Hia extreme age hews 82 years old a native of Germany but had lived in America and in this Vicinity during most of his Days for Many years Iri his youth he waa partner with his Peter Stofen served for Twenty years during the 1906 catastrophe fit t1 a mfr a q in san he saved Many Valu Ables wares while patrolling the water Washington april front in the government tug Mcdowell rifles devised to photograph rather than kill the objective Are being used by army and Navy aviation gunners in training with this instrument in use during the Battle Maneu vers the flying corps officers Are developing deadly accuracy in gunnery the machine operator and observer the latter equipped with the camera instead of the usual machine gun Are Stofen was known to every Mariner and Seaman on this and the san fran Cisco Side of the Bay for the past five years he has been in retirement but he had never Given up his interest in sea affairs he was a member of Excelsior Lodge no 166 f and a m past masters no 27 f and a m master mariners benevolent Assoc a a Staci on gun Are i Presidio Lodge no 334 voters it appears sent into the Airin Squadron forma1 f and North Beach Lodge the fight for Tho people of Kern count v Tion divided and defensive 9 q d h s representatives i shall atoll carry on units the films Are from All of these organizations will attend the funeral arrangements for which Are still incomplete immediate members of the family surviving him area widow mrs Lima into the h1t13 Are i would be killed is the film t wherever th6nfrgativedeveiops Plank 1 As a miss but there shows the machine or is allowed attack u l t s ladder b c april at tornet was made hereto Rob the vault of the Loca Branch of the Royal Bank of Canada the burglars picking the pock off the front door blowing the combination off the Safe and making a Safe Sre away in a stolen Automo bile while it is believed impossible that any Money was stolen from the vault Safe experts Haver not a3 it been Able to open the door to pre the attempt from pro Stofen and a Nephew Captain will Lam Stofen master of a red stack line Steamer among his Manyum Breed friends was tha late Jack Lon Don who gave him the title of Cap Tain Jack in Washington april 21 two thousand Khaki Clad boy scouts car m Cut the Frazer River Delta off from ail Telephone in tin us Paat the White Puso today on their Way to Tho so acre Potomac River loaned by Tho govern Arate posses of officers in automobiles pursued Tho two chinese who the victim was a member of the Shi Santa or n m april w by Tigrett on trial for Tho in Miler of Clyde d Armour of Sioux City Iowa is on Trio stand and admitted killing Armour with a Shotgun on Tho afternoon of october 23 Tho killing re Lancett sad was accidental and took Planco while to wus intoxicated it occurred to swore in some Woods Twenty Miles West of Horo while he was on Trio Way from Denver Colo to Fresno Cal in an automobile with Armour Bluiett testified that Lio and Armour left Tho car for a Short Hunt Armour walked approx mutely Twentyfive foot ahead of him Tho accused Man sold and when he stumbled Tho Shotgun Lio was carrying in Tho hollow of his Arm Dis charged and Armour received a portion of Tho charge inthe Back when he had Ascot Talmod Armour was dead bin Scott averred to san Rcd for Santa of to notify Tho but became frightened at Tho thought of possible consequences of Tho of far boing out of Money to impersonated Tho dead Man in order to secure funds later soiling armours automobile for the same reason Lancott still waa on Tho stand when the court adjourned into last night he will Complete h3 statement today x and the suey sings Effig ii Leffell Flthe Cal april 31 by a majority of More than 2500 Barclay Mccowan District attorney of Kern county has been recalled j r Dorsey local attorney and former assemblyman was elected his successor by a plurality of More than 1000 Over n h Bellot Maricopa e f Bryttan of Bakersfield waa third about 10000 votes were cast of a Niru about 10000 votes Wuido the election is tie culminating chapter 1 participation in Kern Cowns Par county politics which began Flye years n it inn run d til a Fly with the chairmanship of one of the political parties the Recal petitions were launched Fol lowing the resignation of five of Mccowans deputies in january their resignation was followed by a grand jury report recommending Mccowans recall for incompetency and violation of his pledges to tha people in a subsequent report tie grand jury charged Mccowan with using his off co to secure the flood Waters of Kern River for the irrigation of lands owned by ios Angeles capitalists Mccowan was elected District attorney in the fall of 1814 following a sensational Campaign by a very Largo mar Jority his tenure of tha of co waa a Bortny one he employed and Dis charged upward of 20 Deputy District attorneys and Law clerks i he la Aland owner of Kern county he was admitted to theban just a few months prior to his entry into the Defeated a Aiu of Nve canal Aries one of the arguments used in the re Call Campaign was that tie had rarely tried a Casa As prosecutor one of the chapters of Mccowans entry into officialdom is devoted to libel suit Sand to now has pending damage suits against seven members of the grand jury who signed the report recommending his recall another Chap result of one of these altercations with a local attorney on the Day before election Mccowan gave out a statement that he would direct his Campaign from a local Hospital claiming his Arm waa broken ho1 spent Tho Day phoning All Over the county to tils friends Mccowan gave out a statement to the press last night in which he majority of the of Kern county were opposed to my recall but having spent All my Money in fighting the merciless War waged against me i was unable to make a Campaign or get out the vote out of 22000 registered voters it appears that Only 10000 voted patriotic the auspices of the ladies society of the Centennial Moth Church in West Oakland of which Rev a j Kennedy is pastor forty women assembled it the Resi Dence of mrs w 3 Macau try 815 Henry Street wednesday afternoon Over 20000 join ranks april 21 More than 20000 recruits Woro enlisted in the army during the first Twenty clays of april an official statement Isth tips by Tho War department today gives to Al Furca up to and including Arll 20 As 20753 Tho inst five Days saw a Are Niom Lous jump in recruiting fit tiros prom april 15 to april 20 922s men Ells us yesterdays total was 1509 Illinois Canio Flat in Costorf Letvn record with 150 recruits now York Sec Ond 125 Pennsylvania 119 in Diana 10d Texas 9fi Georgia to Missouri 68 California 65 Maryland one Mana hic kits Portland of april 21 Al though the Navy department naked Oroson to contribute Only 800 recruits Between april 1 and 20 this Santo in ado it 810 for Good measure that was Tho figure reached when Tho office closed last night Parky Nicast death Washington april h Parry of Seattle Wash Vico half Man of Tho Federal Trade commission was at deaths door today Tho result of an operation for gallstones his new York april johnny1 Ohr Leri n famous full Buster celebrated his Eightieth birthday Here Al it Reo Eplion arranged in has Honor by the government of Chiba it was a Happy jorbonem1 could not be Day for cup talk unafraid a the inns Cal him his one regret Una that Fred Finston the into a guests it waa Dyn Nolte Johnny on one of his numerous blockade running trips through Tho Spanish patrol landed Funston on Tho Conat of Cuba in Tho Days of Tho revolution and Sineo then Funston has been his Herb yes Stree sold Obrien 1 him on Tho coast of Cuba and he Good Fred like he made Epoo lit everything Tho old Man who did so much to Maki Ihrl cuban revolution possible by smug4 gling arms and ammunition into Island enjoyed every minute of his ret caption in Tho morning he received cablegram of congratulations from president Menocal and Nunez of Cuba Obrien now is a Captain in the cuban Navy tit full any physicians doubted that he would through Tho Day several of his stories f i Well mesday afternoon and who wrote romances around Hia a idiotic social include name org a musical and literary program Vinti m t if t scouts Parade mrs Augusta d Wilson president of the society presided As chairman of the afternoon refreshments were served at the conclusion 6v the pro Gram which was As Solo in own tar Hafl states Nous Ana Knak Clad boy scouts car own United states mrs Yang rakes hoes and Spades paraded i u Bills accompanied by Ailsa it Hal Ian fun Tonnon n imitation Cornet Solo with the govern or River Delta off from j cultivated by the boys As and Tel errant comr in a Buff vegetable Garden president j a Reading the Midnight Vilua Revere mrs Augusta d Wilson new 8hour Law Alaska april Bill a Universal 8hour Day in Juneau Alaska passed both houses of the territorial legislature today the Bill would Mako it a Misdemeanour for any employer to work employees whether on salary or wage More than eight hours a Day it is specifically stipulated in Tho Bill that 110 calling is to be excepted and its provisions will apply to salaried pm Bock ploys who Are partners in the business Here at by which they Are employed superintendents and foremen partners in a brass when working in the car respective capacities Aro Alona exempt from its provisions s As Augusa son of vegetable Garden president j o1rt fag forever mrs Agatha 30 each weekend during the season the boys will Camp out near the Gar Dens and cultivate their crops this National planting Day for boy scouts throughout Tho United states s Williams under sentence of six years of Money will be the for burglary in san Joaquin county United states Tho Day set in president who escaped from prison yesterday i Wilsons proclamation for the Relief of morning wa3 captured by guards asii10 ukrainians who live in Southern emerged from Baltimore Canyon i ii a Undt adjoining parts of Austria quake in South Santa Barbara april earthquake shocks within a couple of second of each were Felt Oclock last night april Earth quake Shock severe enough to awaken persons asleep was Felt Here late last night s emerged from Baltimore Canyon i f 1 n several Miles from Here Williams a inf n surreptitiously joined an Honor squad plop e tricks sent out to spread Oil on swamps Case when it left the prison Proclo Timaton the pics and and for breakfast everybody Whilt wants the Best in Corn flakes eats Post to ship freight Washington april available american Coastwise vessel not essential to the Trade of the United states is immediately to be diverted to the transatlantic Trade this in to see that the Supply of foodstuffs and munitions is kept moving Europe Ward middy graduates West Point n y april two months in Advance of Tho Cus Tomary annual period when United states military Academy classes ure graduated the 1917 cadets 139 number were turned into Luu tenant today Wood Box and s jul i5onny violin Solo Star through will m confirmation cer Monlea will form a feature of tomorrow services at St Pauls episcopal Church when Twenty two persons will be confirmed by Rev Alexander Allen pastor of Tho Church Tho following comprise those who will participate Kenneth m Barbler Helen e Booles Henry c Collins Heoji m Buteau Bayard Taylor Cook Ertith Cook John Cook Annie Dan Lelh Robert Daniels Laura e fief Forwald Henry a Glade re Cucca o Gray Elizabeth Hackett Helen Harris mra e c kids teen mra r Mars Brown of Pood Mildred Osgood Emily c Searles Ramona Wiegel and mar Parret Wiegel is held robber y Yamada charged with robbing the Home of Jean Massetti 314 fifty first Street last december wag found guilty by a jury in Superior judge yank b Ogden court yesterday i sentence will be passed monday Yamada was known As the bogus Check burglar his method was to go to residences during the daytime going to the front door he would ring the Bell and if anyone answered would produce a Check for marked no funds and say that a was looking for Tho writer giving Yome unintelligible name if to got no response to Hia ring he worm go through the House Fruitvale Orl As Model a career in th0 movies in the ambition of miss Erma heal daughter of or and mrs Jonas b heal of the Fruitvale District miss heal who is but 13 Yeara old waa a recent my Del at Tho fashion show and Garden fete recently held on the Mawria of mra Charlu Temple ton Crocker or Telia a Story working under a Inual Strain does a lame Back keep you worn out All the time maybe you have weak kidneys a trouble Liat often follows grip cold a fever or a spell of worry overwork or unwise habits it shows in constant Dull throbbing backache or Sharp twinges when stooping lifting getting up or turning in bed with headaches dizzy spells a tired nervous state and irregular abnormal kidney action dont neglect weak kidneys or you run the danger of having dropsy gravel heart disease or Brights disease the kidneys Are the blood filters and must work All the time to keep you in Good health take things easier follow regular habits and take Doans kidney pills a remedy in use the world Over and recommended publicly ii the to s a by fifty to Sousa and people Doans kidney pills Are certainly Worth a trial Here Are several cases Birch St Elmhurst 30th Street 14th St Elmhurst John f Boyles 9020 Birch St Elmhurst says heavy lifting Togo Lier with getting wet and taking cold affected Rny kid Neys i had a steady severe pain in the Small of my Back end when i got Down i could hardly straighten up i woh All played out in fact my whole system was affected As Trio re sult of Tho disordered condition of my a Lanoys the kidney secret ions burned in passage i used about three boxes of Doans kidney pills and was cured the Best of it 1 have stayed cured 24th Avenue mrs h h Vance 873 30th St nays the first i noticed of trouble with my kid Neys was a dizzy attack that came on suddenly prom thai time on my Buck Hurt me it storied with a Dull aching and settled into a steady pain 1 stoop owing to the lameness and at night Trio pain kept me awake my head ached and i Felt All worn out and run Down Doans kidney Pilla relieved to right away and after finishing one Box i Felt much better in every Way Sam Britton 4021 e 14th St St says i can Mako the same statement in favor of Doana kidney pills now As i did in october 19j2l they cured me of backache and other annoyances due to weak kidneys and i have had no further need of Medicine i have made this fact known to those who have asked to about my experience with Doane kidney pills and l will always be ready to Back up the claims made for this Medicine 25th Avenue mra p Macdougall 2213 24th ave says my opinion of Doans kidney pills remains unchanged and what i said in their Praise in october 1012 1 can repeat now it was some fifteen years ago and while Liv ing in Scotland that i used Doans kidney fills they cured me of kidney trouble and it has never returned i am always glad to give Doana kidney Pella the Praise they deserve because of this lasting result e 14th Street Josephus Lac Shoemaker 2333 25th ave avs i was an noyed by pains across my Olna the close confinement and sit Ting for hours at the Bench in a stooping1 position Aro the Caus re which i attribute this trouble to the kidney secretions Scro highly coloured and too fre Rilent in passage obliging to to lose my rest at night i used Doana kidney pills and they proved a Benefit in every Way mra Emma y Bald 9410 e 14th St Elmhurst says i suffered from a severe attack of kidney complaint it came on very and i believe that overwork lifting Etc were Tho causes of my kidneys being affected my Back was very painful and my kidneys acted irregularly after taking about four boxes of Doans kidney pills i was Well and free from All Wicins of kidney trouble i was cured to stay cured too every druggist has Doans me a Box Foster Milburn co Buffalo n y

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