Alameda Southern County News, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1938, Hayward, California THE ALAMEOA NEWS "Agriculture Is now at crossroads, The issue, thus fur (not wholly appreciated nor un- derstood, is: Shall wo transfer the responsibility of operating and managing our farms from the Individual lo the State I .That challenging statement, prefacing a penetrating analysis of the question of government subsidies for Where they may from Chris L. dear .Of, the Agriculture 'of FOURTH YEAR. NO. 18 K. J. (TEX) HOOPER EDITOR AND PUBLISHER WAYWARD, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1938 of Wisconsin, and formerly secretary or tho Federu: Fiirm Hoard. At a time when extreme slalo menln, both pro nnd eon, are the order of tho. niOHt tilings, according to most men, are .either all Rood, or all 'Ohrlsteiiiien lias the sound Judgment to ;approach Hie prob- lem realistically. "Thtire ai curtain types of government aid, ppinU out, "which are advui tugooufl and which operate in Hi public Interest. Hut 11 is vlt 'n'lly necessary that we dialing illsh these types of asslstnnc from those where the dlsndyunl ages nndoVhledly outweigh tin advantages." analyst, whise cxperlenci add background add weight to conclusions, Mr. Christensei makes this general commen which merits the sober consldoru .tlon of nil farmers, Irrespectlvi nt their political or economic "The extension of governmental aid to agriculture has Involved an Increasing direction of ngrlciil lure by government." In short, the problem which fnrmerp must face Is simply this' How much Independence- are we willlrtg to sacrifice to gain gov- .ernmenlal subsidies' "Vfe all appreciate, of course. in !n society becoming Increasingly complicated, thai the government has a responsibility of seeing that thtv great economic groups en Joy .equality of says Mf. Christensen, "This Involves some measure of active govern liient Intervention. The gi'enl ajid one not easy .of analysts, IB, the degree to which intervention may go before the advantages outweigh the dln- ndvantagea." Laying down general rules as n guide to farmers who value their1 Independence, Dean Chris- tenspn establishes three basic polntu of public favor Public favors exact payment fro others. The likelihood is tin these payments will weigh Ind rfcctly upon living costs at the ex pKiiso, of purchasing power of th consumer. Farmers have noth New Hayward to S. F. Bus Fares To be 25 Cents Hayward-Snn Francisco 1) fares wljj drop from.30 .cento 25 cents each way .Inn. Iti. The five-cent reduction wns a thorlzed by the California To Bridge Authority following hearing for bridge loll roduc.tio in Sacramento Tuesday. The authority granted the In company's request that Hie pre ent 75 cent per bus loll be di continued and the present I'ivr ceut-per-passenger toll bo ri'dlicr-i to two and line-half cents. The present tolls, when bruku down to a por-passenger basis! av erago seven and one'half ceiil. per company official told (he authority. The new two and one-half cent per pansen ger toll will eiiual the toll paid by rail company's operating over 111; bridge. Hayward businessmen who nt tended the Sacramento hearing Tuesday to lend weight to the pe- tition were headed by William C Wallace, Hayward bus company official, and Included A. J. Poster, Dlgby Smith, Kidd, City Atorney C. W. White, Leo Paini- ng, Sam Short, Hill Jaeobsen, Carl Knudson, George Fuller 'eter J. Dvllernardi, B. E. Amyx, i'rank Parker and L. Maj-ks. Mr. White acted us spokesman for ht> group. Similar groups from other East ay cities equally effected by th oil reduction were also at th earing. The reductions will lowe ridge income by an daily, it wan slated by Earl Lei Ktlly, director of public wors. As Seagulls See California World's Fair in San Francisco Bay PER YEAR ing lojBBln through reduced pur chasing powor of tho consumer. subsidy. Subsidy i apt to lead to control. Subsld to bile group culls for subsidy t oilier grups. An nrtvantag conferred upon one economic clas usually burdens other classes additional subsidies aro require to offset these advantages. Th cure is more subsidies. AIM nsiin .llie: remedy becomes more disastrous than the dlsenso. favors are lumeralis based, upon monopoly control Monopoly control Inevitably leada to the restriction of production It slows down lit- whole economic machine. Thp, result Is a lower national alnndurd of living. Concluding his Interesting analysis, Mr. Chrlslensrn declares that: "Planned scarcity on t part of any considerable group bound to work hardships on tin; public nt large, and In turn rouot to the detriment of those it is de- signed to benefit. No amount of argument will conceal the fact that in order to consume we. must produce. Reduced production In- evitably menus reduced consnmp lion; reduced consumption inevit- ably means a lower standard OL living." And he ends Ills summary with this parting shot, which most, farmers will concur "Monop- oly control of the supply of life's staples Is a dangerous weapon in any government's not Pageant Plans Abandoned Officers of the Chamber of Commerce hoard a. report Mon- day night of a group from the Hnyward Business and Profession- al Women's club, header! by Miss Alice Haar, president, regarding a program to be staged diirlnK "Hayward Day" at the World's Fair at-Treasnre Island, next May. The group of ladles and the of- ficials of the Chamber of Com- merce came lo the conclusion, aft er considerable discussion, that a pageant would be beyond their means and ability, nnd that program, if any, would probably have to be simpler and less elab- orate in nature. i Later a "Hnyward' Day" com- nitlpf, will he appointed by the Chamber of Commerce to hold the duy nt the fair, and on that, com mitteo will IIP appointed cltli.ens who can best serve the purpose of publicizing and staging the event in behalf of our cily. This matter of n "Hnyward Jay" first came to notice when n elter wns rend at a moetlng n' he Board of Directors of tho Chamber of Commerce1 n month go, and Publisher J. .1. Hooper loved that such a day be held for iie benefit of Unywiird and the ilr, but Director Temple Crane longht that first the cost, should e ascertained. Since then the. hnmber of Commerce has been eeling its way. learning what is xpectPd and the cost. It appears ow, according to., information HAYWARD MEN TO ATTEND STATE CHAMBER Sessions of the state Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco Thursday and Friday will be iit- teiided by 16 Hay ward business Questions of importance to ug- ricnltaral and business lenders of California will be discussed, il has been announced. The Haywurd delegation will In headed by Ralph Anderson, presl dent of the local Chamber tini' will include A. J. Foster. ClaiTiir.'1 Wilsoit, Clarence Johnson, Dr.. II. A. Eggert, Hans Ogu.ird, I. Parsons, C. S. Long Jr., Kent Sny- der, Nels Nelscn, J. J. Orland Close, E. L. A'acaboe, Guy Warren, Eric Runs and DIabv Smith. Novena Services Begin Tuesday The annual Novena to on.1 Mother of Perpetual Help will !io icld at All Saints Catholic church beginning Tuesday night accord- ag to Father Stephen F. Barro-i, lastor. It will continue through Thin-s- lay, Dec. S. The Novena services this yoor vlll be conducted by the Uedemp orist Father, Rev. Henry Silt- on, of Holy Redeemer college In Oakland. Father Sution, with many years experience behind him as Mission i Niles; M. J. Overacker. Mission New Officers of [Associated Farmers LIVERMORE W, Gatzmer Wagoner, farmer and stockman of this district, has been re-elec- ted president of the Associated Farmers of Alameda county. All other officers were also, re- elected, including Charles Lang- don, Alvarado, vice-president; A. E. O'Donnell, Llverinore, secre- tary; If. W. Kolb, Dublin, treas nrer, and the following directors: Louis Amaral, Newark E. A. Wente. Livermoro; Frank Car- doEa, Niles; George Souza, Warm Springs; Joseph Hose, Plensanton; John Busch, Pleasanton; L. E. Bailey, Alvarado; George Lowery Hr., Manuel Alameda, Junior College Meeting at Niles Progress in movement to bring a junior college to the jpouthern Alameda cou'jtly area reported Wednesdajf- follow- ing a meeting; of community lead- ers interested in the project, at Niles Tuesday. The meeting was held at Old Adobe and was called by George C. Roeding, chairman of the group, dent of Ralph Anderson, presi the Chamber of Com- nnd Novena preacher in all par's of the United Slates, will have Jn important message both for Cnlh- olics and non-Catholics, according to Father Ban-on. Solemn opening of the Novena will be held at p. in. Tnesfiny. Dally mass on week-days will be he.ld at (i, 7 and S a. m.. through out the Novena. Nove.nn devo- tions will be held every evening at. 7.45 o'clock. Solemn closing services will bo held Thursday Dec. S. Father Ban-on Issued a special call to all parish members to tako part in the services. "Our Blessed he said "will welcome In n special way uli who come to Her Shrine during .Situ Jose. Cauliflower Crop Looks Promising Blizzards in Atlantic cauli- flower growing centers have forced local prices up, T. 0. Mor- rison, Hayward farm advisor, re- vealed Tuesday. With the fall cauliflower season well under way In the Hayward area, n" promising crop makes the merce. represented Haywurd at the meeting, while Gerald Worth ley represented Castro Valley. Others present included Augus: May, Alvarado; Ernest Schween, Pleasnnton; Tom Norrls, Llvor- more: Mrs.. Joseph S'hlnn. Mrs. Laura Whlpple and Mrs. Gladys Williamson, Niles. It is planned to hold another meeting for further discusslor shortly after the first of the year Mr. Roeding said, when a Inrgei representation will attend. FLASHES PARIS. and quiet reigns again in this land, following the victory of Premier Daladier in quelling: a strike set for Wednesday. Having thus met and overcome the greates challenge of his career, Daladiei feels confident parliament wll enact bis three-year rehabilita- tion program when it convene; shortly. 'He fully expects par liameiit to endorse his "economic mobilirition" under which raii- wcy and public service workers re requisilionsd Into lbe urmy. outlook grower. 'bright for However, the local the high prices are not expected to remain rom tho fair. the. cost will be r.gllglble.. So n "Hayward Day" 111 be held, and the matter of ap- ointlng a steering committee will jme up before the next meetiiiK the directors of th Chamber of ommorcp, and assistance, prof- Ted by the ladles, will bo accept- 1 with thanks. II IB staled. Iho days of the .Novena, and for in force throughout the fall sea- r.very prayer we say, Sho will has..- Mr. Morrison said, a Krace mid a blessing to cheer us] Favorable growing weather he p.ist. II ha." produced a well conditioned crop that lh'-s year, and harvesting began vas left.I early in November. Cutting will continue until the- latter part of April. Alameda county acreage this year is 100 acres larger than in Of the 13BO acres in tile on our way. In never been heard who had recourse to Her unaided." Wigwam of Porno Tribe No.L'74. Improved Order of Red Men, held I heir "weekly meeting Monday eve- ning at Native Sous hull. Plans were formulated for the parties of the coming month. 'AKTV Mlfifl Bessie Nussembaum was (lie guest of honor at a surprise rty held at the homo of Miss irothy Patterson, Prospect, Tuesday evening. She received many lovely gifts from her friends. Those present wero Mrs. Ruel Lucas, Mrs. Evorett nouns, Mrs. Joseph May, Mrs. Fred Langford. Mrs. Alfred Marks, Mrs. Henry Collins, Mrs. Lloyd Nixon, Mrs. Cary Burge, Bell Thompson of Oakland, Miss Ethol Jensen, Ruth Haar, Mlas Laurel Nel son, Helen ntosouhgrg and Mini Anna Perry. Brldfe furnished enlurUlnmoiit (or (ha evculnf with prlz.i to Mri. second to Mrs Lucm and low to Mm. Lungford. Insulation Used in Poultry House BATTLEBORO, E. Bo- liannan, Vermont, has a 20 by 40 foot laying house that has been very comfortable both summer and winter. The building Is in- sulated with a 4-Inch layer of hardwood shavings between tbn studding. Last January when It wns 17 degrees below zero outside, the temporntiiro wns above freezing In the hoiiHo, reports C. Hen derson, extension poultrymnn of Vermont Stale college. Building paper on (he outside and Inside of the studding will belp tp keep the shavings dry. The Ir.Biilntlng value depends upon H dry condition. will be adoption, and refreshments will be served. Dec. 14 will a whist party. A Christmas party in conjunction with Pocn honlns will be held Dec. IS. At this meeting their will also be nomination of officers for tho coming districts'. The bulk of the local crop is shipped lo Chicago and New York markets. The balance is distributed in this state. Ala., moda county, Mr. Morrison said, Is one of the largest cauliflower producing areas in the stale. BONDS SOLD TO START DECOTO SEWER BY DECEMBER 1'LAXS WHIST FOR I'ASfPPIRE filRLS Master plllow-sllp whist for the benefit of the Campflre Girls Hayward will be held at Bui-bank school Dec. 1. Embroidered pl'- low slips will be awarded as prizes. There will also bo a door prize. Chairman of the affair will be Miss Bernardino Quinlan .Hid Mi's. Katherinn Borneman, Mrs. Pau- line Oakp.s. Mrs. Sylvia Pavllger, Mrs. Roberta Jergentz and Mrs. Jewell Bennett will assist her OK her committee. Kinnnka group of campfire girls met with tht.ii- new gnard- for five escaped lunatics from the S'tock- lon asylum, continues Thursday morning. The others, out of the 50 who clnnibored over the fence during a fire Wednesday, have been captured. One hired a tax lo take him to Sacramento on hi! way out of the state, but wn: captured In thp capital city. Two Apartment Houses Started Permits for the worth of construction were issued dur- ing November, according to the report of Building Inspector Manuel G. Rlggs. The sum is nearly greater than Hist month's figure. During the month 12 permits were issued compared with 10 for October Jor a total of Permits were issued for erec- ion of seven new homes. They a rn: One story five rooms. 1000 Cotter way. J. P. Clarl owner. C. M. Russell builder; one. story five rooms. Foolhll boulevard, J. A. Casaor owner, C. M. Russell builder; two story six rooms, Simon street, E. N. Warren owner and builder; one story two 1717 R street, T. II. Dev- lin owner and builder; one story six rooms, 108G Cotter way, Wil linm Hill owner. Waller Lund builder; one story ,'t'our rooms. 39G Jackson street, owner. Zaballos Brothers build- ers; one story five rooms 425 McKeever avenue, E. L. Clements owner. A. Holyoakc builder. Two permits were for iipiirt- inent houses. A two story 12- room building, to contain four FUBI.INHRD EACH TIII'HNUAT AT 4111 UANTKU HTIIKKT France s General Strike Broken by Premier Daladier PARIS. By a n a t i o n-wldn array ol' armed force PrpniiGf Duladier Wednesday qulnkly broke the 24-hour general slrika whicli constituted organized la- bor's first big challenge to liia government and its economic pro- gram. In n few hours nothing was left; of the movement except partial strikes in some private In- dustries, dock workers' strikes in some ports and n few streetcar strikes. Leon Jouhanx, sec elary-tfen. era! of the confederation, is.siua! an implied admission of defeat in a statement in he said thfit "there wag a total ball of two liours in the Paris bus anil sub- way services but tho (Govern- ment's) requisition order and ise of military force, we do not leny, have brought a resumption of work.1' Cheap Competition Given California George Alnorn, marltetlnB ex- perl of the University of Califor- nia, and resident of Castro Val- ley, spoke to Rotarians Monday noon on the matter of marketing of California crops. He staled thai, certain slates have gone into production of vegetables and fruits in competition with Call, rornla. with cheap labor, and that the mIniinnm wage jaw will not help this slate. Particularly the spinach crop has been cur- tailed because of competition from Texas fields. Mr. Alcorn stated that the vege- table nnd fruit crops of this state are shipped in annually that would make a train 2000 miles long, and that each car trar- :ls about 2iiOO miles to its div- ination, on en average. Richard Kennedy was program ihalrm.in, paid CO cent fine for nistnking thi- nmnc of Ibe speak- SAN storn luis passed, utter depositing ;i (innrter inch of rain in the- area, and fair weather is predicted for Thursday. NEW output Is C per cent above a week ago, equals the record at this time last year. Is reported that. oach fares will be 'reduced 10 per cent, Pullman fares 15 per on railways, in the East diir- ug the holidays. Ian, Mis. meeting R. Johnson for a enmity planted to caulHlower school. Tuesday at Aiinii Marie Burlmni: Johnson majority lire centered around Al- Other sections are in The sale of In bonds by Ibe Decoto Sanitary District was announced In Hayward Wed- nesday by Marlln W. Haley, spec- ial counsel for the district. The bonds were recently volod to help finance a sewer system nnd disposal plant for D'j- ,-oto. A PWA grant of will make up the necessary total. The bonds were sold to R. II Moulton Company, San Francisco, nt nn Inlnrest rale of poi cent nnd a SOC premium. Bids for Iho conntructlon of th" Pecoto snwiige system and dis- posal plant, will he opened mix! Tuesday. Tho cntiBtructlon of tho system was assured last week with the grunting of a penult to the Decoto Sanitary District by the state board of health tn bnlldthe sewer, Tho bids be opened at a meeting to be held In the Decoto flrehonse. Actual construcllon work will showed the group to bold a baby and how to introduce n speaker. Tnwnsi group vislled thp duck sbpltPr and the snow museum at Lake Me'rrilt. They were accom- panied by Mrs. Robert Jergcntz and Mrs, Herbert (larnis. The group also visited thp Campl'lro hendqnarlers in Oakland. Helen Wright was introduced lo the. girls ns a new member. Watanka group hiked lo Sul- phur Springf., recently. Airs. Me-, Donald accompanied Ihom. AUXILIARY MEETIXO AT MEMORIAL HALL The American Legion auxiliary will meet Thursday evening :il S o'clock hi Memorial hall. Tho district membership chairman, Mrs, Ann Board of Berkeley, will be present, A delegation from rubber if >eing used in the (OPS and heel; f stockings and sor, by some iiaiiufactnrprs, to lengthen life of the wearing material. 'ipartmp.nts, will be ended at 14Ii Main street at a cost of Tbe owner is Lucille Frank and he builder, M. W. Snltlc. The second apartment, contain UK seven apartments, will come about by additions costing to an old residence at DOS A street. Alberta M. Fl.igg is '.iwner, F. C. Little, the builder. One permit was for the erec- tion of a new service station cost- ing JSOOO at Main street, lipnry C. Eggert owner and A. W. Clark Jr. builder. Two permits'were for to stores: 427 A street, Charles Heightsmlth owner Boy Scout leaders Elwood John- son and Lester Perry compliment- ed the work of Scoutmaster Cheri- ICT Little In training Troop five, sponsored by Rotarians. President Orland Close Elated that Mills College choir will come uirnin lire. 12, to join in tbr club's annual Christmas parly. Oluirles W. Froehlich welcomed Hie visiting Rotarians to lhe> Inncbnon, on bpbylf oi' (he club. builder; 33 Castro, A. S. Vargas owner, Zaballos Broth- ers builders. NEW of elec- liic appliances are leaders being roasters, heaters, refrig- erators. Electric irons, always a leading electric appliance in sales volume, are selling rapidly train wreck derailed Ibe from curs of n pns- scnger train herK Wednesday night. Engineer, fireman and mailman wore injured. Two New Directors For Farm Bureau? A proposal lo th nenibership of the Alnmedn lonnty Farm lioard of di- rectors wll be decided on at a di- rectors' meeting" to be held Thurs- day night in Llverinore. If the proposal carries, Fnrm Advisor T. 0. Morrison said Pan' Dougherty, Centervllle, and Jery'i Fry Mount Eden will he named a.< directors at large. At the meeting to be directed by President H. W. Kolb direc- tors will also hear reports of tho current membership campaign and lay plans for the future 'Peeping Tom' Pleads Guilty Donald L. Plc.ktns. 2-1, Ififi n street, pleaded guilty Friday in Hayward justice court to his Ihird "Peeping Tom" offensr-. He will appear again Wednes- day before Judge Jacob Harder for sentence. I Plnknis was sentenced to fivo days In May and days in SPP- leinber for similar olfenseH. Ring, Statuettes Reported Stolen Theft of a black onyx ring and two ivory Buddha statuettes val- ued nl were rr.porleH to May- ward deputy sheriffs by Mrs. Isa- bel! LngKctt. Ii24 Le.welliiiK boule- vard. Snn .Mrs. Leggi-tl said she returned liome from Oakland lo find the front door standing open. Inves- tigation revealed the articles were missing. ROME, Jews have been eliminated from all hranrhe; of Italian sports effective imme- diately, the United Press was In Saturday by reliable formed sources. Hayward Had in 1391 4i Ill-Bin by Dec. 14, according to Young group of Onk From 1.4 IS lo In John Mauclnl, engineer for vm present. Plans ye.rs. That leproseuts district. Plans call for 111" will fnl. party to i growth In Hnyward population. construction of a sewage disposal i at the of Mrs nonry The Inlerestlng comparason plant almost one-halt mile south- 10o2 Grove way, Hoc. 8 In was brought to light. Tuesday west of town. Sower mains will have lo bo laid throughout the town's streets. At present scwngo In taken care of by private septic tanks. evening. Members (Uid friends will be Invited. There will be no afternoon c'ard parly when Mrs. I.. P. Mopes discovered the 1801 census figure ping In a scrapbo.ik k< In a clip Hit by the Due. fl because of Iho evening lain Mrs. Wooden, grand Doc. 8. I mother of Mr. Maros. DIVORCE OF ASHLAND SCHOOL FROM SAN LORENZO DISTRICT of tin- Ashland Improvement CluVs cinii- to divorce the grammar school from th Asbinnil S'un Lo rrtuo school district was an- nounced Tuesday by Mrs. Iliuel Jiicobsen, president. Tbe presentation last week ol petitions requesting tbe separa- tion, as well as an affidavit at- testing to the school's dally av- erage- attendance during 1937, to County Superintendent Edgar E. Mnllrr climaxed nil eight-month campaign conducted by Iho Im- provement club, Mrs. Jacobseii snld A walling Decision The mutter will be taken unjor 'onsldornllon by the county super- nlondeut, then turned over lo tho loord of education and finally to county HiiperviH for n de.c.iHion. The Ashland school, largosl Ihiee In the Sim District, which Includes the San Lorenzo and Sunset schools, has an enroll- ment of approximately .100 pupils, 100 more Ilinii is needed for Mepitrul ion. (irenti'i- Item-firs Seen Separation of the scliool from the district has been naked be. II Is fell that the community has progressed to a self-support- UK degroe nnd that, Iho school derive greater benefits under I ho new get-up, Recording to Hie Improvement club president. Improvement members who directed the move- ment lira: William R. Jacobnen, Henry Wnbner, Amblllio Quillet rind Major H. W. Brown.