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500 BERKELEY HOMES BURN
OF CURRENT WEEK
Grass Fire (Jets Out of Control and
Sweeps Residence Section.
Brief Resume Most Important
Daily News Items.
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yed and damage of
Monday in the con
wiped out 35 entire
it was shown in fig
the mayor's office.
It was estimated that 2400 persons
lost their homes.
ings were destr
ures compiled b;
Troops to Clear All Streets at
Events of Noted People, Governments
and Pacific Northwest, and Other
Things Worth Knowing.
The Butte i- Superior Mining com
pany has passed its quarterly dividend
due at this time. The last dividend
payment was 50 cents June 30.
It is understood from information
Fathered in reliable sources that Pre
mier Mussolini will proclaim the an
nexation of Flume to Italy within a
week, probably about September 15.
Sir Thomas Lipton was cheered by
Slug Sing offi:ials and prisoners Sun
day when he visited the prison and at
tended a baseball game between mem
bers of the mutual welfare league and
an "outside" team, played inside the
Charles Toth of Boston, Mass., Sun
day swam the English channel. Start
ing Saturday night from the French
side, the American landed near St
Margaret's bay. He had been in the
water 16 hours and 40 minutes.
As a direct result of the trip of the
late President Harding to Alaska, a
reorganization of the activities of the
bureau of education for the benefit of
native Indians and Eskimos is an
nounced by Commissioner John J
Only one of the 29 rrprosentatlve
cities reported a decline in the retail
cost of food in the year ending August
15, Dallas showing a decrease of one
per cent, in figures compiled by the
bureau of labor statistics of the de
partment of labor.
Martin B. Madden, representative
from Illinois, chairman of the house
appropriations committee, Is seriously
ill at his home in Washington. The
exact nature of his illness, it was said,
had not been determined, although It
was attributed to heart disease.
The Greek government has arrested
ight ptrsons suspected of the murder
of the Italian boundary commission In
Janlna, according to a Home dispatch
to the Central News. The arrest of
Colonel Botxarlas, Greek member of
the Grecoltalltn boundary commis
slon, is said to be Imminent
Wayne B. Wheeler, spokesman for
the anti-saloon league, returned to
Washington Monday from an eight
weeks' trip abroad, declaring that
"European nations are cursed with
drink more than war debts," He bit
terly denounced Americans who tell
Europe that prohibition is a failure.
The $5,000,000 originally asked of
the American people for Japanese
earthquake sufferers was exci d d by
more than $100,000 Tuesday as con
tributions continued to pour In from
every section of the country, but Red
Cross officials s nt forth the word that
continued support of the public was
Berkeley, Cal. Fire, sweeping over
the hills east of Berkeley Monday
afternoon laid waste to the Cragmont
and Euclid-avenue districts, destroy
ing at least 500 residences within an
area estimated at 50 blocks in extent
in one of the choicest residential sec
tions of the city and causing millions
of dollars' damage.
Xo lives were known to have been
lost, although two students were seen
to plunge into a Torlex of fire when
the roef of a house, upon which they
had climbed, collapsed.
Hundreds of frenzied residents fled
from the burning area as the fire
swept down the slope of the hills,
burned its way through the closely
settled and exclusive district and
eventually died down to a smoulder
ing ring of flame encompassing the
entire area which it had devastated.
The prosperous residential section
was a smoky waste.
The advance of the fire, which broke
out early Monday in brush in Contra
Costa county, was heralded by ugly
gray clouds of smoke which swept
over the brow of the hill, driven by a
brisk wind and blanketed the city of
Berkeley throughout the morning and
Within an hour the conflagration
had eaten its way into the outer fringe
of exclusive homes on the hillside and
was spreading in three directions,
wreaking havoc as it advanced.
The Berryman reservoir district was
completely wiped out, and the flames
progressed down the slope toward the
oay anu norm toward the University
Householders, whose homes were
threatened by the flames, made
desperate attempts to prevent their
residences catching fire, but their ef
forts proved unavailing until late in
the evening, when the fire at last was
put under control.
MARTIAL LAW ORDER
As Plans for State-Wide Occupation
Progress, Ku Klux Kian and
Several Towns in
Pathway of Flames
San Francisco. The town of El Dor
ado was virtually surrounded late
Monday by a fire that had destroyed
the Hill hotel and several other build
ings. The people of El Dorado, num
bering about 150, were in flight. Tele
phone connection to El Dorado was
interrupted and the countryside be
tween El Dorado and Diamond Springs
was ablaze at last reports.
Russian river summer resort towns
were threatened and some of them
wire destroyed, duerneville was at
one time surrounded on three sides
by a forest fire that began near the
largest redwood grove near San Fran
cisco. The population of Guerneville
was prepared to leave their homes and
ku placed i heir valuables in a box
car which was being held by the
Northwestern Pacific railway for
Oklahoma City, Okla. State wide
martial law took a definite form Sun
day night; when Oklahoma City, lead
ing the way for the remainder of the
state, passed under the virtually com
plete control of the military.
In his proclamation issued Saturday
night Governor Walton said plainly
that his move was directed at the
klan as an organization and that he
would bend every effort to drive it
from the state.
General orders embodying the es
sential regulations under which the
state capital will live during the sus
pension of civil authority, were is
sued by Lieutenant-Colonel W. S. Key.
in command of local troops.
Streets and highways of Oklahoma
county, in which Oklahoma City is
located, must be cleared between mid
night and 5 A. M., according to the
orders. Persons whose employment
makes it necessary for them to be
abroad during the interval between
these hours must obtain passes. Carry
ing of firearms is forbidden unless by
virtue of permission by the command
ing officer. Sale of firearms and am
munition is prohibited.
Public assemblages called for "the
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Physician and Surgeon
Stan field, Oregon
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By F. J. WALKER
By GRACE E. HALL
tarily undecided as to the course that
should be taken, but when a kindly
smile sends Its radiant ray across the
somber sky, all doubt flees before it.
What is more touching and cheering
purpose of creating opposition to the tnan the smile of a child?
enforcement of martial law" are also Wno does cot feel lts uplifting ln-
X7I- MEET and pass and speak
v v one word unheeding.
Though any hour may rob us of our
The voice that now in merry tones is
With the eternal echoes soon may
The pilot of a soul may be momen- We clasp today a hand that's warm
And gaze in eyes that hold a merry
Tomorrow, the farewell look we may
npiIEY are like the beaming beacons,
Mazing through the night over
snarling waters hiding periious reefs.
forbidden, as is also the publication
of articles tending to incite riot.
Orders governing the conduct of
business, operation of public utilities
and agencies that contribute to the
welfare of the people will be issued
from time to time as the situation
warrants, according to Lieut enant-Ccl-
Observe the careworn as thev
slowly down the street
See them turn their heads, or some
times pause in the presence of a face
illuminated with a beautiful smile.
How quickly their burdens are lift
ed! How wonderfully bright becomes
And Lear a blithe "good-by"' as In a
onel Key. Simultaneous with the is- 1 ,ne nrcn of the heavens under the Too oft w
y move We hope and plan and play, and part
Unthinkingly, we use one word al
And give no thought to what may
As though we were assured of end
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sue of the general orders it was an
nounced at military headquarters that
a special district court grand jury
scheduled to meet to investigate al
leged misuse of state funds by Gov
ernor J. C. Walton would not be con
vened. When informed of the intention of
the military to prevent the grand
jury's meeting District Judge George
W. Clark asserted that the jury would
be convened and that the military
authorities) could then order its ad
journment. "The grand jurors will meet," Judge
magic touch of the wand that summons
In a moment everything in nature
Is supremely glad.
e part when hearts are sad
And speak in tones that cause a
smothered sigh ;
Oh let TIB l.llt MmMalu. .. . ,
The winds cease their growlings and What, anytime mav be our ast Too,,
pipe up merry tunes; people step
more considerately to avoid jostling
those near them, impelled suddenly to
be on their best behavior; Jangling
noises become mellifluous under the
spell of a soul alight with love, mir
rored in sparkling eyes, dimpled
cheeks and winsome lips.
Away goes the weicht of veara
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Robbers Were Too Greedy.
Burglars who broke Into a Hat In
Vienna. Austria, and stole valuables
were traced by the police owing to
their having greedily thrust Into their
bag an Ink bottle found on a table
smile brightens our life and The ink bottle was cracked In the bag
lifts our drooping spirits. and as a result the robbers' homeward
We who are old regain our youth, track was marked by Ink spots on the
Clark declared. "The governor may , How delightful It Is to feel the blood pavement,
deliver his order. Then I shall see run warm in our veins, when we have
Governor rinehot of Pennsylvania
has made public a letter to President
Coolldge suggesting that, with an an
thracite coal supply assured for the
coming winter as a result of the agree
ment reached by representatives of
operators and miners, steps be taken
to safeguard the consumer against in
Lordly plasterers of Chicago, who
look down on bank presidents and col
lege professors as base menials, stop
ped a little further into the plutocratic
lass Tuesday when they received a
wage scale of $15 s day of eight hours.
However, the $15 is merely a starting
point. Plasterers are so scarce that
contractors gladly pay a fat bonus
Rank Offers Big Loan.
Tokio. The Bank of Japan has
agreed to make a loan of 50.000,000
yen to the Japanese insurance com
panies for payments on policies for
thousands killed during the recent
earthquakes and fires in Japan, ac
cording to an announcement after a
tin-, ting of Tsuneta Yano, president
of the Eirst Life Insurance company,
representing 47 companies, and Mr.
Inouve. finance minister, and Mr.
lchiki, president of the Bank of Japan.
President Yano offered as security
properties worth 650.000.000 yen. he
slated. A total of 30,000.000 yen is
necessary to meet insurance pay
ments. President Yano said, and the
additional 20,000.000 yen will be used
to assist the living policyholders.
Tho white collar workers of Japan
are virtually destitute today, but from
N ooO to 204.00$ laborers w ill be pro
1 with work immediately to build
houses and bridges, it wus announced.
! About 50.000 i-jirnonfArt ami n1aut.,i.
Henry Hartler. of Aberdeen. Wash.. m from a narts of Japan aro ..,.
seat to Tokio to help in the recon
The cabinet has decided to lift the
duty on imports of building materials,
rice, grains, meet, egg, etc., until
March SI. 1S24. it has been announced
lyear-old son of Rev. R C. Hartley,
looting chaplain of the Grays Harbor
district, is probably on of the young
t accredited preachers in the Vnlted
States. By vote of the open conference
of the First Methodist church, of which
Rev. H. T. Greene is pastor, young
Hartley Sunday was awarded a license
what can be done about it."
Courts will function as under civil
rule, according to Major Gerald F.
O'Brien, executive officer on Lieu
tenant Colonel Key's staff, with the
exception that cases involving spe
cific violation of the general military
ordtrs will be prosecuted before a
i ourt martial.
Law enforcement in Oklahoma coun
ty was assumed by the military when
the Oklahoma City police department
passed under the full control of Cap
tain Nelson J. Moore, and a military
won a smile !
Our heavy feet are light as air; our
rusty voice tries to hum a long-forgotten
song, whose words come back from
the past with lilting laughter, Jovial
and Jolly as a thrush, because a sunny
soul in passing gave us a cheery smile.
The man or the woman who does not
carry a smile with him or her may
some day become bankrupt with thou
sands of dollars in bank stranded
A smile passes current at Its face
j value everywhere. It is the one coin
I that enriches the profligate spender.
hushes the voice of criticism, and wins
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Only the Best Foods Served
Fancy Ice Creams
Furnished Rooms over Cafe
Juick Service Lunch Counter
in connection with Dining room
T You Are Welcome Here
supervision over the sheriff's office ' for hra Coring respect.
A smile, like a well-aimed arrow of
Machine guns rlanted about the Cupid, never fails In piercing
tity hall, the police station, the court
house and the city and county jails,
added reality to the occupation.
Outside Oklahoma county and Tulsa
county, the latter having been for
more than a month under military
rule, there was no semblance if miU
Meanwhile as preliminary plans for
the statewide military occupation mov
ed apace, silence was maintained by
Governor Walton and leaders of the
ku klux klan. the opposing figures la
the unique situation
heart and causing It to flutter with the
most pleasing sensations, exhilarating
alike to the young and the old. who
frequently in times of trouble prefer
it to the finest gold.
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Britain's Mine Fatalities.
During the last year 1.073 fatal ac
cidents, causing 1.153 deaths, occurred
Apaln I hear that creaklnir step.
He's raprlnfr at the door
Too well 1 know the boding sound
That ushers In a bore.
John G. Saxe.
QOLD soups of various kinds are
w very popular for a beginning at
luncheons this season.
Jellied Chicken Bouillon.
Take a pint of hot chicken soup I
well seasoned. Soak one tablespoonful j
of gelatin in one-fourth of a cupful '
of cold water and then add to the hot !
soup. Add a fourth of a cupful of boll
ing water and when cool add chopped
parsley. Chill. Bent slightly with a
fork and serve In bouillon cups with I
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iu wioiespoontuls of sago In
W e Specialize in
Take that next job to your
R. N. BtMlftald, President.
Frank Sloan, 1st Yico-I'i .
M. R, Ling, 2nd Vico-l'i,-.
Balph . Holte, Cashier
in the mines and quarries of t;reat one cupful of boiling water until ten- i i
The expedition under Professor John
A. Miller, sent to Mexico by Swarth
more college to study Moodsy's solar
ecllpee. obtained 40 photographs of the
phenomenon. Professor Milter an
nounced. The photographs will be
used, be said, for the purpose of test
ing the Einstein theory of relstivity
and to obtain spec-tograius from which
something relative to the chemical
Death Declared Final.
Boston. -Dr. Amos C. Squaire. phy
suian at Sing Sing prison, told the
American Prison association conven
tion Monday that it was impossible
to revive life by the injection of a
fcolution of adrenaline chlorate in the
Brazil's Rebels Win.
Buenos Aires. Seventy BraxlBn
state troopers were killed or wouatted
when their encampment at Cru; AMa.
in the state of Rio Orande do Sal. was
attacked by revolutionaries who mad
a furious surprise attack, acccrdusa"
to a correspondent. The state roop
ers fled, abandoning their dead del
wounded and quantities of arms aast
equipment. A major engagement be
tween the two tactions is mcn:tEtartly
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CHANCERS THAT THEY WUi
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Senator King III in Russia
Moscow. Vnited Stt
heart wall nfter electrocution. He said William H. King of Fuh is confined
ke had experimented with 20 men to his bed here because of a slight
- . uci i-c- aoie
ing them hack to life. He has ot-
xmpoasUoa and motion of the sun's filiated at the executions of 114 per
corona can be learned Isoas at Sing Sing.
Moscow with the others of his party,
who have been investigating coadi
tions in Russia early this week.
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nnit-r as needed un
til the sago Is perfectly clear Cook
one quart of pitted cherries In one
quart of water nnd one-fourth of a I
cupful of sugar, one-half a lemon line- h
l.v sliced and three or four inches of '
stick cinnamon. Boll fifteen mlmta., !
add the cooked sago and boil up pour j a-j,
Any berry may be used for this
soup, following the above directions.
A soup that Is very popular is
Put a quart of milk nnd one cupful
of cream In a double boiler, add two
bay leaves, and a tablespoonful of
flour mixed with some of the cold
milk. Cook for fifteen minutes or until
the flour Is well cooked, strain, add
cupful of finely choppe,l mushroom,
that have been cooked in a tablespoon
ful of butter for five minutes add two
tahlespoonfuls of beef extract or
bouillon cubes to season. a cupfel of
hot water, and salt as needed. Serve
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