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Oakland Tribune Newspaper Archives Jan 25 1911, Page 84

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - January 25, 1911, Oakland, California Annual number Oakland Tribune january 1911 interests Are Many and diversified i pure food Plant in Oakland. I As time progresses and the Public is Awakening to the 1act that salutation is imperative to longevity the pure food Laws Are becoming More the newspapers an a magazines Are waging War on impure products and business concerns which specialize on. Food commodities Are in constant danger of penal servitude if they fail to conform to the statutes per Taining to food products. Campaigns of this character have been necessitated by unscrupulous dealers who sold condemned food articles at a profit regardless of consequences. Spoiled meats stale eggs adulterated butter and milk have been imposed upon the unwary Public in enormous quantities. Tie sanitary condition of coid storage plants dairies and creameries in Many cases have been disregarded to such an extent that it became necessary for govern ment to Unnue that not Only surprised but alarmed the Public. Rigid Laws were passed which have greatly improved conditions but As ions As Are dishonest dealers the danger still continues Al though at present it May lie dormant. Since such evils arc prevalent is it not reassuring to know that there Are certain concerns in Oakland which have treated their patrons with the utmost consideration Ami fairness is it not Gratifying that there Are certain dairies which have healthy Well fed cows properly housed and kept that those cows receive As Good treatment As if they were people that every sanitary precaution is taken to remove the danger of tuberculosis or other diseases this is not due to pure food Laws but to the integrity of the owners of th.e-.5e dairies. An inspection of the Plant of the Royal Creamery one of the most sanitary in the state of California not Only reveals to what a state of perfection this character of business can be carried if properly arranged Bat it also proves that George b. M. Gray is a bom Factor to the City of Oakland in giving it Cream and butter that is absolutely pure and that lie conforms not Only to the letter but to the spirit of the up it of Fondl is a Vijit to his p rail Rit 309 to .110 12th Street will convince the most that such arc the in every department. His Butler eggs and ice Cream cannot be excelled his Plant is Apen at All times for j inspection to any and All who will or May interest themselves. Am i Imp one of most successful Busi Ivi. Men in the Bay cities Ness i front View of the Al Monalda 1 Taylor Street North i of Pine ban few men can boast of As Many friends and business associates As can a. M. Duncan whose office is in the Foxcroft building on Post Street san Francisco. Many years ago when but a Young Man or. Duncan s parents brought him to California and located in Mendocino county where or. Duncan grew More popular each year. One of the Many honors which was extended to him was his election to the Board of supervisors a position he hold several terms. Later he moved to san Francisco Ami Snow looking after mining interests for himself and friends in the Norih Cra counties. It is interesting to note that or. is Ono of the shrewdest and Best executive men As Well As one of the Best liked men in politics. It was or. Duncan who handled the fight in the recent elec Tion against the India Basin act and it is very reasonable to be Lieve that the measure won Only because of so Many other Amend ments to be voted upon notably the Panama Pacific exposition Bond Issue and rather Thau see this special act Defeated the Gen eral Public voted yes on every amendment. Or. Duncan and his family recently built in san fran Cisco one of the most fashionable and select apartments that has been constructed since the fire. Announcement have been mailed recently which read As follows Tiibi to Ujj apartments arc. Of to Spanish colonial Type containing to lire and four rooms adj ailment equipped with every modern convenience Portal Ivyll heels Gas ranges steam heat hot water Telephone und janitor acre us. Every room in the House is Alm Dantly supplied with Light and sen. Tim Ard on the first floor is spacious Anil elegantly furnished reception room for the Nurt Comfort of occupants unil guests. Taylor struck North 01 Lulu . Had Faith m Oakland s future. W. B. Thomas president and a. Vander Nail Len jr., cashier of the Telegraph Avenue savings Bank some two and a half years ago when times were not considered the. Very Best and Hanks were having a Little trouble All Over the state showed conclusively that they had Faith in Oakland s future by organizing this Little Bank. Or. Thomas had lived in this neighbourhood for years but or. Vander Nail Len for thirty years had lived in san Francisco but after a Short residence Here concluded to invest. These two gentlemen were fortunate in interesting fifteen of the business men in Tho neighbourhood of the Bank and within six months had purchased one of the most desirable business Corners and built upon a portion of the lot the present handsome Little Hank building and Oiler improvement which Are. Bringing a handsome rental income. On the 27th of March next the Bank will be two years it Lias hundreds of depositors which Are mostly the working class. It Loans Money Only where same is to be used for building purposes within certain districts surround ing the Bank. Tie Bank examiners have always complimented the officials for their strict adherence to the Bank ing Laws. The of the Bank is unique in As much As the business is conducted by almost the total Board of directors who Are business men who live in the imme Diate neighbourhood. These gentlemen have made a Suc Oftos of their own business and by using the same energies in conducting the bus iness affairs of the Bank have today the satisfaction of knowing that the Telegraph Avenue ravings Bank is prosperous on a paying basis and enjoys the Confidence if everybody in Central Oak land or what is better known by old resident. As officials and Iteal Stato b. Thomas president. W. E. Smith director u. Solier i. Director i. Mcdonnell director j. W. Aimis nil prior. F. H. Dettner Dinc tur capt. J. Hatch director Butcher plumber or c a. Dukes 1st physician or a s Kelly. 2nd a Vander Nail Len jr., in Gucer w s Robinson w a. Walker. Director. and contractor p. Blacksmith k Cavana fish contractor one of the very cent comm icon civil Engineer Printer Steamboat owner of. It has been said that All of Solano county in fortunate in transportation facilities. Tie main Lino of the Pacific parses through the county branches from Kuisun to Napa Junction connecting Ritli the lines from Calistoga and Hanla Hosa a Hill Vaca Villot is but four Miles from the main Lino through Rul Iii with which it is connected by a Branch. Water transportation facilities a unusually Good but no Section of All Solano has better transportation facial then Tliatha Vallejo. 1 our round trips of the Southern Pacific company each Day give Access to Kan Francisco Init hire an hour and a half while the Monticello company with its Fleet of five Fiu Illy fast time Rin its six daily round trips. The main office and machine shops of Tho latter Are at Vallejo where the company pays out Over each year in salaries and wages. To great a. Become the business of this transportation com Pany that the. Little Steamer Monticello the nucleus of the present Fleet is now used to Tow i he Large freight barges which the company in obliged to use fur carry ing the immense amount of freight which goes Over fils line. The Kan Francisco. S Allejo Napa Valley the electric line connecting Vallejo with St. Helena and the upper Kapa Valley Venn sets with the Monticello company s boats in Vallejo thus bringing additional traffic through tie latter City. With such Means for transportation with a deep waterway capable of accommodating the largest steam Era which might to sent to handle the. Output of its factories with Ideal locations along her waterfront for the establishment of big plants and not the to be. Considered an abundance of Money in circulation fittingly stands Forth is the Rich City of a Rich county Prosperity s Finger beckons Onward both City find county Villejo Tho City of Cash Solano the r i anyone Dusi Ranj on any Purt of lie Valley can receive the Fame very Dollar spent in the development and maintenance of the Ware Island Means just that much in the development of Vallejo and the county of Solano. The largest City of Tho county ideally located on clusters of Lwills overlooking Mare Island the Waters of Kan Pablo Bay and the Straits of can Uincze Vallejo has been Well termed the City of Cash for Racli week there is brought to the. Mare Island Navy Yard from the sub Treasury of san Francisco Between fifty and sixty thousand dollars in Good Gold Coin for the payment of the Large Force of men who find steady employment at the government station. This Yard alone provides with a yearly Revenue of Over boo 000 under Ordinary conditions while the visit of the Pacific Fleet several cruisers of which come to the Yard annually for repairs Means emplo3 ment of an additional number of mechanics and the Conse quent material increase of the pay Rolls. Last year four of the big cruisers spent approximately six month s at tie station during which period a larger Force of men than usual was carried. Siax a pc Sticks. In Kirk Are few cities of the state either the size of Vallejo or larger which can boast of this amount of Money being placed in circulation each week. It is Small wonder then that Vallejo is one of Tho Best business cities of its size in California. But Mare Island is is not the Only source of Vallejo s Revenue. Flour Mills established in the Early Days of California s wheat Prosperity lumber Mills Brick works tanneries a Salmon packing company which ships to All parts of the world these Are a few of the industries which contribute to the Prosperity of the City in addition to tha brewing companies Bottlik works etc., which Are maintained the yearly Revenue in salaries and wages from the industries Here enumerated amounting to this in addition to the Large bum above mentioned and the Money paid out by the merchants of Usu City. Foil Orri or inns. If the predictions of Oil sex Perm Are Leo will shortly be the Center of a Rich Oil District. At the present time the Midas company is sinking Wells on the several thousand acres which it has bonded Between Vallejo and Benicia and under which it is claimed there is a Supply of Oil which will prove As Rich As that which have made the Bak Ersfeld Region famous. Superb Allejo s water work Are among the finest in the state and no City in California enjoys a Supply of purer water than that which is brought Down from the municipal reservoirs in Green Valley. That the water works Are a source of Revenue and Good Revenue for Vallejo can be judged from the fact that in the month of november 1909, the total receipts were operating expenses s2.1s0.3c, leaving a Clear profit of

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