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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - February 26, 1931, Oakland, California Thursday evening Oakland Cri Bunc february 26. 1931 e where new zealand earthquake spread death and destruction Khz round Emerson be Napier hardest hit City the District. The the town and removed within two at the Rigel Jio message p Street one the principal the District and along is is s Nown Ai that is left the hotel in Naper the Empire photograph t a facture was destroyed. Governroen1. Ordered evacuation i Shakespeare copy Rishi by associated press. Hastings. Two policemen to naked by three Bank robbers a gun fight Riith officers in two persons injured v. Ere re leased today. One the William Woods was tied to a near Grafton. Web. Ami released several hours later. Puliese Captain Frank Tettman was found eight Miles from Sylvan Grove Kansas. About 3 a. M. Reports received Here were that the officer had been tied to a chair in a robbed wounded take one the Bank robbery in the fight with officers arly today was apprehended by officers at a Elvidge. Lie was accompanied by his wife and baby. In an Auto Mobile. They were taken to a hos Pital at Hebron where doctors held Little Hope for the Man s recovery. His wife and child were piece i in the county jail. Sheriff a. W. Ler said both the Man and the woman refused to reveal their names. Volcott Condit an investigator the Nebraska Bankers Assoc lotion. Was shot when the officers attempted to arrest the bandits who yesterday robbed the Hastings National Bank after ing and gagging 13 employees the Bank. Late last night police surrounded the robbers House two blocks from Hastings College Condit at tempted to enter the House through a rear door and was shot. He re turned the fire but the robbers dragged him into the House. Use Max As a gun fight Between police and the robbers followed and numerous shots were exchanged. Pointing two machine guns at Condit the robbers forced him to train to the front the House and plead with the police to cease firing. The officer put Down their Cuns and were forced to lie the ground while the bandits escape. In two motorcars with the woman and child. Two officers. Police Captain Frank tet Tran and a. Trolman William Woods were taken with them. Kansas City Bank robbed Kansas City. Kan. Feb. Bandits entered the Security state Bank Here shortly before noon today forced employees and Sis customers to he the floor snatched in currency and in Liberty tends and escaped. The automobile used by run dits broke Down As and Thev dragged a woman Motorist roughly from her car and commandeered it. The bandits Jijoo their haste. 4 Wickersham report to be discussed Alameda feb. 25. The report National prohibition will be discussed by . C w. Gawthorp Kan Franco superintendent the league m California at a meeting the alarmed a unit. Re publican women s federation California at s clock night in the City Council chamber in the City Hall. All persons d in subject Nave been inv d to at tend the meeting according _ to mrs. Ruby m. Iverson president the group. All candidates for the City coun cil at the election to be held March 10 have been invited to appear and address the gathering Urs. Iverson House votes Aid to dry agents victims Washington feb. E House today pass fid a to theorize payment to the survivor Jacob d. Was fatally shot by const men looking for smugglers to n a York. The Bill now to the Hanson was said in a report the measure to be a known and Law abiding citizen who his xray Home by Automo bile when shot by coast guards men May 6. 1928. The coast guardsmen were tried and acquitted. Shaw urges stronger state Rule a brain. Of a the need.--. Bernard Shaw in today s communist news Well am is mat c Troi und less talk . out i j print incl Tzvi a s to a Irr tier in which j he Riticor asked what he thought Fase so and the third which the name applied by Man socialist the fas a Cist s ate they Hope to create in j Germany. The third r Shaw writes. Oops its exist nce solely to the futility Liberal parliamentarian Iii the English what a need is Auto efficient state control Enterprise und Initia Tivy Here and what we ret i Rem stance to the state Tii ii and endless talk about Liberty. It Arf out Date. Are being into the diet to bin by Ster i incl nets. P assists. Dictators military councils and everything else which represents a disgusted reaction against our obsolescence and fire Shock cause death woman remit plot army prepared to act plan to Hall inauguration put into action Montevideo. Uruguay. Political ipad is to be planning to revolt to coincide the inauguration Friday Gabriel Terra have placed und r strict the govern ment. Firgir the utmost regarding plans to frus trat Fossil in revolution but the United press Learned that the presidency and the ministry the Interior ordered rigid precautions. Leaves absence have been can celled for officers and men important army units whose person Nel is being rotated As often As possible. Guards at Public build Ings and at military and police Headquarters have been reinforced. The government s precautions were believed sufficient to Dis courage the revolutionists and political circles did not expect any outbreak Friday. It was Learned that the revolt leaders desired to inmate the movement Early this but changed their plans when be cover not it let it no known that a military would if to out the inauguration the presi Bein rival politics elfin growing out the presidential elections he id in november has been increasing for some time. Police Aid asked to identify suicide St. Joseph. Of Chicago police was sought today in solving the Iden i in thru miss Wilson o., but from Colum bus rame that she was not known a i Portem examination Dis closed the stomach Aii 3 Throat were with z --.d. Two hotties filk a with were found t be body. Because j the fact both bottles tightly corked a hotties had doubted the suicide theory. Navy dirigible . To pay visit to Havana Havana. Feb. Vana s biggest Winter visitor is sex Pett i tomorrow. United ambassador Harry f. Has fron. Tho cuban for the ansele.--, raw t Havana. Said Trie i. would rat 7 and i a. M. Friday its flight from Guantanamo where it has been moored since monday after participation in naval Maneu vers off Panama to Jupiter Fla from there the Bis ship will Fly to Lake Hurst t. J. Plan for Oakland s new 5i-5ftn. 000 building will a ready and the contract awarded 1." Days before the excavating and foundation work. In Progress is completed. This Vas announced in Washington today by congressman Al Bert e. Carter following a Confer ence with the supervising architect according to dispatches received Here. Said the supervising architect advised him that plans for the superstructure the building have progressed to a Point where it is known the contract will be awarded before the present work is finished. Only a few details re main to he finished before Adver Tising for bids. Tho announcement indicated that the contract for the building will be let about april is. George Peterson pan Leandro. Con tractor for the excavation and foundation work must Complete his Job by april 2s under the terms his contract. Work was started at the site the Block bounded by twelfth. Thirteenth. Alice and Jack con streets january 2s. The excavating done by j. Catucci. Sub contractor is virtually com plete and preliminary work the foundation construction has been started. At the same time dispatches announced completion preliminary sketches for the addition to the Berkeley Post office building and said the contract for this Job would be awarded about june 1. Suck resulting from tit and fire at tenth and Kiwi daily tuesday night Vas nil today for the i sudden death mrs. Kulli in Fen in Linton. "9. 11 Iff i t. Ii. Jihnson Fin word mrs. Johnson and husband at the and stamping Hie burning Bui Minc when an Gas Burm the front tto Hurcom Jewoir store and i Hock Tai neigh boyhood. Long a. Sufi erf a from a heart ailment according to the Noman s family became ill Rind was taken Point. Niueli in favor it. There is some conjecture whether governor up the piloting id a and own Shin. It Voul l Rob him Little Nap he says he steals Long a desire to up with his son. James Dolph Iii. However May in Duce the governor to take a physical examination and try his hand at soloing. The governor son is fledged Pilot flying his own ship the fun it. The Iron nor Tay to neigh tie Dropp a in. From the air. On governor Hunt Arizona and Koi Juder dam and the Bordt to mexican he it Rudt j fornia s to lower Cali fornia. By air it was a matter hours. On and it would have been a question Day. I would t no afraid to to and where in a Rood tire flying says. I won Len t hesitate to Fly to Washington if such a trip meant gaining sonic thing important for to Sain legislative support for the budget clause authorizing the Purchase n gubernatorial plane the Junior chamber Commerce san Francisco is sponsoring an air caravan Sacramento from the Bay City. Land minded legislators Are to be taken for rides by six a planes. This the Law makers will get an inkling Why their governor wants a plane. leaps to death. Pittsburgh. Feb. J. W. Auren. An Engineer the Avestan Phonse electric and manufacturing company it aped from the ninth floor company s office building in Bast Pittsburgh and was killed today. He 58 years old. Pan Francisco feb. The trial Claude Gal Aarino. Former Leib Keyston brokerage clerk interrupted by the illness a juror was resumed today with 11 juror in the Box and Joseph c. Bray indicted banker who pleaded guilty the stand. Bray s testimony purported to Hook up with the confessed embezzlement himself and his assistant. Robert g. Had Doir. Who also confessed with two indicted members the Leib Geyston brokerage concern. According to Ray s. Ilos Siter. Los Angeles executive Leib Keyston. And Elmer g. Grif Fin former Tennis Champion and a. Former executive the brokerage concern also under indictment were in the swindling transactions. Griffin was present when Bray forged the name Dolly Brackett. A Bank customer to an account card in the offices the broker age House. Brai testified. Examination Bray appeared to present the defense Angle that he used the names various Leib Keyston persons after he discovered that his shortage was about to to discovered by a Bank examiner. Questioned about a Check for s3soo which he Drew in january 19 j3. For Louis j. Glucksberg his attorney he said he gave that amount to the attorney in order to have it Bray said he was introduced to Griffin by a. P. Burke a Teller at the Post Fillmore Branch Bank where Bray was manager and had Deposit Box for fear the Bank examiners would find it person. Bray said no. That did t think the examiners would search his person. He rented a Box at the san Francisco savings Bank where put part the Money but he carried about s1009. He testified. Because he thought he might need that amount to cover up any Smalt _ amounts that might is uncovered by the examiners. Continuing to tie in Rossiter with the charge conspiracy defraud a National Bank. Bray said that he got a second Soo Lyl Check put through the Dolly Brackett account from Kossiver in the Lieb Keyston main office. Burglar steals hand autographed Bills Hollywood. Feb. Burglar today gained in trance to the Home William Haines. Film actor and stole approximately 100 one Dollar Bills autographed by various Sim no tables. The Man. Saying he had a pack age to deliver to Haines was admitted by a maid. He ransacked the House after he bound the maid who was the Only person present in the residence. Lady Owen appeals five year sentence feb. 2f. Owen French bom widow a British baronet today appealed from f. Five year Tentoa and conviction attempted Mai Slaughter handed Down Day in

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