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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - July 06, 1934, Oakland, CaliforniaOakland Only locally owned locally con trolled daily paper a in lift Fritt cry on her shoulder vol Oakland California Friday july 6 1934 19 b no 6 i Brothers executed by Gas to Dirge by Kin v 16 Iii family As two mexican b die in lethal expecting Stork parents and children join the condemned youths in final supper in Arizona state prison night Long Vigil then follows by Julian a Beaman United press staff correspondent Florence Ariz july burning stumbled outside to the Dirge of prayers and Wail Ings of 16 members of their imme Diate family two mexican youths their hands clasped in a final Broth Erly Farewell went to death today in arizonans lethal Gas chamber in the first double execution of its kind earlier the Mother and father of the boys and 14 Brothers and Sis ters had taken part in a final sup per with the condemned youths in Side the prison Walls after this Farewell meeting the family retired to the Lawn outside the prison where throughout the night they prayed for the lives of Manuel and Fred Hernandez 19 and 18 they still were at their prayers when the youths always affection ate toward each other went to death strapped Side by Side in the tiny execution room hold hands As they die As a final request they were permitted to hold hands As the deadly Gas fumes enveloped them accompanied by their Parish priest they entered the White chamber the priest administered the last riles of the Catholic Church the boys were stripped to their waists they were strapped in the stiff backed chairs and blindfolded they clasped hands spectators saw them raise their Heads As though in prayer their lips moved once they turned to one another to speak a Bright yellow Sun was just creeping Over the horizon when Warden a g Walker jerked a string dropping fifteen pellets of cyanide into a pan of sulphuric acid a faint Blue Haze of smoke arose the bodies of the two youths contorted and convulsed two minutes later prison physicians pronounced Manuel dead a minute More and Fred toppled for Ward the enclosure in which the spectators were standing was filled with an obnoxious acid odor open the doors quickly Warden Walker shouted it int Safe in Here the Iron doors were unbolted spectators their throats and eyes none was seriously affected the boys died for the murder of Charles Washburn Needles Calif prospector Washburn was robbed of at the end Manuel sought to take All the blame for the kill ing but his act failed to save freds life Manuel contended that Fred Only helped hide the body and had nothing to do with the actual slay ing the executions were the first by Gas in this state and the double Gas death was said to be the first in history High drama filled the hours pre ceding the executions just at Sundown the two boys were taken to a dinner table in the Hall which led to the death Cham Ber awaiting them were their father and Mother and the 14 Brothers and Sisters try to console Mother the youths sat on either Side of their Mother throughout the meal they attempted a cheerfulness that was not Felt frequently they sought to console the Mother by throwing their arms around her shoulders and begging her not to worry Manuel the elder ate heartily As did most of the others Fred left Liis food almost untouched they dined on Beefsteak mashed Pota toes Lima Beans biscuits bread and butter Lea and Coffee and for Des Sert had Watermelon and pie before reentering their cells to await the Dawn the Brothers were permitted to linger with the family on the prison Lawn seated on mexican blankets they chattered and consoled one another until shortly before Midnight Fred who neither spoke nor understood English broke Down at the conclusion of the meal sobs racked his body again when he bade his Mother Farewell with a kiss each of the Brothers paused for a Farewell kiss and a handclaps with their father Mother and their nine Brothers and five Sisters who Range in age from 22 months to 22 years Manuel maintained his composure throughout the visit with the fam ily now two out standing Neo features Are added i miller5 new fabrics q 80 the smart forerunners of the fall season Beautiful fabrics in Blue Black or trimmed with gleaming Patent High or Low heels foot Delight Marcelle cloth outstanding High style shoes in a cloth that specially designed for women footwear come Early for these values fran k Werner co Broadway at 20th Roosevelt abolishes Britain to give France Aid but no Alliance ancient ice technical collaboration National recovery review body ended by president in last pre Holiday order Only if asked by Paris is invaded Belgium Jack Dempsey and his wife the former Hannah Williams Broadway Singer who Are expecting a child Early in August Jack was Honor guest last night at a Shower in a new York club he emerged with 1 4 rattles and i 6 blankets and other colds and ends baby shower9 Given Tor Dempsey by Baer others Washington july up the National recovery review Board formerly headed by Clarence Darrow and which made three Cri tical reports on the influence of Nha codes on Little businesses has been abolished b3 president Roose velt the White House disclosed today this was one of the last orders of the president before he closed his desk to sail for the Pacific trip the order dated june 30 was handed to the three remaining a members of the review Board the Day before the Board gave to news papers copies of its third and last report to the president work completed the presidential order explaining the reason for calling on the three members to take Steps to discontinue the Board said the chairman and two other members of the Board have resigned and any further investigations and reports would not be representative of the Board As originally constituted or serve to effectuate the purposes for which it was created the president said the Board had substantially completed its work order awaited the three remaining members of the Board Are w w Neal Fred f Mann and Samuel Henry Darrow resigned about a week ago the other two were William o Thomp son and John f Sinclair the latter resigned Early in lie life of the Board disagreeing with the major Ity on its first report and submit Ting a minority report at the time the Board made pub Lic on saturday its a gird report spokesmen for the organization said it was in recess awaiting further word from the president by Harold p Braman associated press foreign staff London july technical collaboration from great Britain in the event Belgium is Ever invaded is All that France is asking of England and indications Are that she May get it the associated press was informed today France has not asked and does not expect it was Learned any sort of political or defensive Alliance with great Britain not because the French would not want it but be cause months ago Britain plainly hot Sulphur Springs Colo atty Mountain of ice was uncovered today by Highway Crews working a mile East of Here and geologists speculated As to whether it was an old Glacier or an Inland sea that had Oceen Frozen perhaps a million years ago mixed with the ice sea shells Salt and Sand similar to tha found on Ocean beaches the strange formation was Dis covered about 20 feet underground while a Crew was excavating a deep Cut for a new state Road the Drill holes indicated the in extends to a depth of at least 5 feet new York july Dempsey emerged from a night club last night and hastened toward a taxicab As though ashamed of the three waiters and the bartender who followed him their arms piled High with rattles tiny Pink and Blue blankets and a Carload of diapers whats the matter snapped an inquisitive policeman Dempsey mopped his brow with a Blanket babies he muttered just babies they had a baby Shower for or Dempsey said the bartender or Dempsey is going to have a baby not me said the former heavy weight Champion looking askance at a dangling diaper my wife Hannah Williams Ive already engaged a room at polyclinic Hospital for the end of the month say which is it i moan if its a boy do you use a Blue Blanket and if its a girl do you use a Pink Blanket Blue for a boy and Pink for n girl decreed the policeman the baby Shower was Given Dempsey by several Hundred of his friends including George jes Sel comedian and Maxie Baer heavyweight Champion Dempsey found it difficult to enter into the festive spirit Council hear plea to put City ban on firecrackers Adverse comment against the various candidates for governor of firecrackers and fireworks throughout Oakland on july 4 was voiced last night before the City Council by councilman Herbert Beach and John f Slavich and mayor w j Mccracken w h o pleaded thai the experiences of this year should not be repeated this has been the most disastrous fourth of july in years said Beach the papers say there were 80 injured Here Many persons were compelled to leave the Lake fire works display because of hoodlums with big firecrackers the police and chiefs objected to these fireworks but this Council let Down the bars i protest against any More of this in the future Slavich agreed that the regulations were not respected and added that we allowed the use of Small firecrackers and they used crackers six times As Large mayor Mccracken said he saw a woman burned at he Lake mayor halts clash but disagreed councilman Wal Ter Jacobsen i do not believe in taking away the last Way of registering enthusiasm by Young Amer Ica and if youre going to Stop fire works shouted councilman Alex Arlett go Down to Chinatown and Stop the chinese Beach shouted Back you tied the hands of the chief of police he cannot act to Stop anybody Arlett replied that the chief of police liked firecrackers he and Beach were both on their feet shouting when mayor Mccracken used the Gavel and silenced the Dis Pute the Council commended the work of the fourth of july Parade com Mittee and ratified the appointment of its chairman capt e m Berg Stem to fill a vacancy on the City charities commission loading zones created loading zones were created on the East Side of Broadway at twentieth Street and on the North Side of eleventh West of Washington the Council tabled a request from e Ghai to install three 1000gallon gasoline tanks at tenth and Frank Lin streets the Oakland forum requested free use of the auditorium theater on a fiut 18 and 21 to hear the this was referred to the City Man Ager the league of California municipalities informed the Council that it Hopes to get n More adequate portion of the slate gasoline tax Money for municipalities in 1935 leave extended m j Shannon patrolman was granted an additional 30rlay leave of absence on account of illness s d Harbour was granted the Concession for Selling sporting papers in the auditorium and Exposi Tion building fort fifth Street at Webster was designated As a main arterial High Way by Resolution All the unexpended balances in the various Street Light ing districts were transferred from past fiscal years into the new one opinion sought on Radical meetings Berkeley july a series of meetings sponsored by the communist party and held in school auditoriums the Berkeley Board of ethical Ion today asked District at Torney Earl Warren for a ruling As to whether or not known radicals can be barred from use of schools a Resolution seeking to ban Radi Cal meetings was introduced at yesterdays Board meeting by mayor Edward n Amend other members of the Board held up action on the Resolution until a Legal opinion could be obtained in the matter re cent assemblages of avowed communists have been held at univer sity elementary Burbank Junior High and Berkeley High schools bul owing to the Small attendance at the meetings no further applications for use of school buildings have been received according to school officials an Avalanche of protests Over use of the buildings by the purported radicals flooded the Board of education mayor agents Resolution was forwarded to District attorney War Ren informed Paris that the Locarno pact was the Only one to which she wished to adhere not political the technical collaboration would consist of purely military cooperation which is a matter affecting the general staffs of the two nations military forces and not a political Point in return for technical cooperation France would have to divorce herself entirely in any military Way from the belgian general staff and reconstruct a French defence policy on the basis of a strictly Neutral Belgium the recent visit to England of general Maximo Wey Francl head of the French army and the return visit of the British general staff to France were the first Steps an in Formant stated no Alliance Britain has no intention of making a defensive Alliance with France Stanley Baldwin lord president of the Council bluntly told the House of commons today Baldwin acting As prime min ister in the absence of Ramsay Macdonald was questioned closely Baldwin answered with a Cuit negative when Morgan Jones labor member asked if great Britain contemplated making any arrange ment or had made any arrange ment with France without Consulta Tion with the league of nations with reference to Mutual action in the event of hostilities breaking out in Europe the Paris Herald this week said the British Cabinet was working pm an Alliance with France and that Barlous visit was in this connection the visit of lord Hailsham Sec re la by of War to France Baldwin added without any political implication Ancl was undertaken in connection will an instructional tour of the battlefields of the late War made seven of our As a matter of interest such Tours have taken place on More than one occasion in the past to is estimated that fires in the United states Cost annually Abou 15000 lives a Cut in Pink lace Trimont d remarkable i i x values i childrens shop floor teachers defrauded by agents charge Berkeley july claiming that they were victims of false representation mrs Pauline Pulcifer of 251 Channing Way and miss Eva Geldes of 2409 Carl ton Street teachers in attendance Al the sum Mer session of the University of California have asked police to take into custody salesmen who sold them reference libraries police Are invest Linting and will question the salesmen making he negotiations san Leandro woman Dies after san Leando july 6 mrs Mary Obrien 73 passed away at her Home at 232 Arroyo Street wednesday night after a Long ill Ness mrs Obrien was the wife of the late Marcus Obrien who came to his City Over forty years ago she s survived by two sons James e Obrien and William Obrien who Las been ill at the Fairmont hos Pital for some time her three daughters Are miss Agnes Obrien mrs Edward Dyas and miss Eleanor Obrien All of the children Are residents Here the funeral services for mrs Obrien will take place at b a m tomorrow at the St Leander Cath Olic Church Santos funeral directors Are in charge City manager Back for Council meet san Leandro july e Pelton City manager returned wednesday night from Yos Milc National Park where he had been with his family since last week in order to attend the meeting of the cily Council which was held Las night he will return to Yos mile tonight for the weekend the Pel ton family is spending the summer at a cottage at Camp Curryjr if Lenin at 2 o t m Oakland to Larden says or r juice Bur Jceal a a Are for soar prevents sunburn peeling 125 for a Rich even Tan and 100175 gives the legs a Silken finish conceals blemishes 125 Velva dusting powder in blending tone 100 dream does not come off in the 150 gadabout 5 Rosalies own hat the new autumn version of the Fine Felt the Young crowd love because they can Wear it up or Dow Roll it up and tuck it away White Black Brown Navy with concealed perforations in a cellophane bag millinery shop first floor latins i Lustrous suntan Youthful but the worldly air that Rosalie likes new Satin dresses for mid season evenings utterly different and Defi i with their own jackets 2975
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