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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 26, 1934, Oakland, California OAKLAND TRIBUNE MONDAY NOVEMBER 26 1934 IREGTOH jGuesls at T e s t i in o 11 i a 1 Banquetfor W E Givens Family to Number 600 A testimonial dinner honoring Mr and Mrs Willard E Givens is I the courtesy planned by the Oak land Forum for the retiring super I i n t e ndent of schools who was r ecen tly named managing d i r e c t o v forthe Na tional edu As o c i a t ion head quarters in Washing ton D C i Civic or ganizations of Oakland ere cpoper I atmg with the Forum in giving I the dinner IVIIIART GIVKNS which is to be held on Monday evening December 17 in the Hotel I Oakland Plans have been made to 600 guests and tables are being arranged by many of the organiza 1 tions in which Mr and Mrs Givens havetaken active part The program will bo representa tive of the community and will in i elude brief greetings from many of leaders of the Eastbay Charles P Howard president of the Community Chest is chairman the committee of nrrnngements HWoods director of music Jin the schools is in charge of the music for the evening and the other committees are headed by Mrs Wil liam Cayaiieri reservations Clyde Yerge publications Mrs Charles Stetson Wheeler Jr decorations Dr E W Jacobsen superintendent of schoolselect and Miss Annie Florence Brown managing director of the Oakland Forum program Mr and Mrs William Harold Oliver reception Superintendent Givensserved as assistant superintendent of schools Tiere from 1925 to 1027 and then after a year in San Diego as head of the school department returned t to Oakland in 1028 and has been superintendent since that time For years he served as president of trie Teachers Associa tion and was campaign chairman of the Oakland Community Chest in 103132 DEATH FOR BEATNfj JACKSON beating to death of Stephen Huntley aged farmer in a 23 theft brought n verdict of guilty of first degree mur yder without mercy recommendation for Herbert Thackcr 21Negro charged with the killing Motion new trial was filed by Attorneys inn j HC Capwells TEMPUBAR 1111 VICTOR RECORDS offer you the entire world of beautiful music flawlessly and brilliantly played GRAND OPERAS SYMPHONIES GREAT ARTISTS to command for Example Operatic Masterpiece Bartered Bride by SMETANA complete H complete with album by the National Opera of Prague Con tacted by Otakar Oslrcil Rachmaninoffs Symphony No 2 In E Minor complete records album included magnificent music will hold you spellbound con ducted by Eugene Ormandy Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Wart noio to build a library of Jlne recordings convenient Charga Account Store on Floor SPANNM m BAY if H With nil the underwater omplcted and the substructure con ractors finishing up their jobs the an FranciscoOakland Bay Bridge s rapidly entering upon the aerial1 age of construclion it is shown by 10 weekly progress report of Chief nginccr C H Purcoll In be filed ith State Director of Public Works Lee Kelly today Two piers A just west of Main Iroef San Francisco built with its use below the earthquake filled artdand below the water line and JJeV E2 at I bo waters edge on the nst side of Ycrha Bnena Island arc nq two remaining units of the 51 icr foundation job which is now orhpletcd and which cost 00 The bridge under way now months has cost approximately a nillion dollars a month since its round breaking and the future chcdule indicates two more years f construction WEST HAY ANCHORAGE Tim last of the west bay concrete vork is the monumental center nchorage midway between Ycrba 3ucnri Island and San Francisco nd a mile from each Trnnsbay Construction Company has raised liis 02 by 197foot structure lo ir2 cot above walor having placed 2000 ubic yards of concrete last week On he San Francisco shore the I col contractor is setting the rocker mPier Wl over which the two ablcs will be benl descending to heir anchorage on Rineon Hill Columbia Steel Company super ilruclurc contractors arc painting owcr W3 the second tower cast f Snn Francisco and nro riveting he 100 segments oC Tower WC list west of the island On Pier W5 immediately cast of he center anchorage tower base were placed last week and he tower will be in erection today iKRBA RUENA ISLAND Construclion of the concrete lin ng of the Yerba Buena Island tun icl was started this week by Clin on Construction Company Viaduct construction is under way iver the cast side of the island and the west side fhe task of cncas ng the cycburs in concrete in the wo cables anchorage tunnels has ccn btigun Pier E2 the shallow pier nt Ihc eastern tip of Ycrba Bucna Island vhich will mark the end ot he 1100foot cantilever span has icchVraised to M feet above water by Hiepouring of 1200 cubic yards ot concrete during tho pnst week by 3ridge Builders Inc Continuing at the rate of one pan n week Columbia Steel Com pany completed their ninth pan nt the easterly end of the jriclge last week and erected Tower 14 This work required 1000 tons t steel Only five more of these 18Tool spans remain to be hntl The concrete viaduct which brings he bridge down to ground level longside the Key Route Mole is apiclly approaching completion In his viaduct the lower deck of the 5rldge will fork out and the upper cck will come down between the wo forks of he lower GOLDENGATE BRIDGE High above Ihc swirling waters of he Golden Gate two ginnt 160ton addles that will support the nch cables of the greatest single pnn suspension bridge the world iver has known are in place atop he two legs ot the Mtuin lower The tnslc selling Ihese mam noth steel castings in position one sf the most difficult and exacting n the tower construction was suc completed during tlic past vcek according to the report of hicf Engineer Joseph B Strauss of he Golden Gale Bridge and High vay District filed yesterday for Ihc Board ot Directors With the saddles ready lo receive he cables the 200 ton russ with its two 00lon derrick booms which has been used In con struction of the tower Is being dis nantlcd to be used again when con truclion of Iho San Francisco tower commences shortly after January 1 MARIN TOWER TOPPING A heavy boom similar lo I hose opping the towers of the Bay Bridge has been set up at the top of the Marin tower This will be itilizcd in dismantling the creeper in the erection of the topmost mortal brace that will lie the lower egs together Assembly of the cable saddles constitutes one of the most interest ing phases of Ihe entire construction project Each saddle is mounted on 3t rollers B inches in diameter and weighing 1700 pounds each These in turn rest on heavy steel base mounted on top of he tower legs In rnrly suspension bridge tt was tho practice tn swny he lowers back from center when he cablw were creeled As the stiffening tmsses and floor structure of the bridge were put in place their weight upon the cables again returned the towers to their original vertical position But in larger bridges this method of procedure became impractical and the new method of surmounting the cable saddles on rollers was dc vised CABLING FLOORING As Ihc saddles on the Marin lower now stand they are off center and will remain so until the cables have been spun and the stiffening iriissc and floor members arc erected A this latter work proceeds thnsarl dies will gradually br rolled for ward until Ihn entire weight of tho completed span is upon the cables They will then have reached Inch final position on top of the towci legs At this point the rollers will be frozen in place so thnl Ihe sact dies will rest immobile and thei final center position with the en tire of the completed slruc lure upon them I With Ihe Marin lower in read tcss to receive Ihe cables and llv lime rapidly npproaching when th erection of the San Franrlsco towe th cable wire is being speeded up at the John A Ropblings Sons plant in Trenton N J At the close of the past week 10300 tons of wire or 479 per cent of the total required for the two cables hnd been completed tested and accepted This wire if welded into a single strand and strelched Inut would exlend a distance of 38000 miles On the soulh pier the pouring of concrete to bring the first lift of the pier base to its final elevation of 35 feet below water level was scheduled for completion today POUR TIER BASE The concrete pier base has been poured in seven interlocking units or sections reinforced with mats ot steel Preparations are now under way for the unwatering of the fender enclosure which will be fol lowed immediately by the erection of wooden forms so that the greal concerele structure may be carried lo completion 40 feet above water level In the Eastern shops and mills production of rolled steel for the Sim Francisco lower has been speeded up and Chief Engineer Strauss reports that the material is being shipped to the fabrication plants at the rate of HOO tons a veek The final lot of cable an horage eyebars has been rolled and iispeclcd at the mills Meanwhile work on the Presidio ipproach structures is proceeding apidly and officials of the bridge listrict supported by the Redwood Empire Association Marvelous Ma in Inc boards of supervisors hambers of commerce and other troups is concentrating upon ob aining the necessary allotment in he 103537 highway budget for the construction by the Slate of tho main Marin approach road Radio Juvenile To Sing for Elks ALAMEDA Nov 26 Popito Castro aged 0 radios most recent uvenile singer will be one of the eatures of a benefit performance o be staged under the auspices of ho Alamcda Elks at the Alamcda High School Auditorium on the night of December B Musical ac companiment for the lad will be given by Jess Stafford and his ten jiece band The youth is only one of several star entertainers who will appear on the program Among the load ng players and singers who will ilso participate are Jean Ellington Ronald Graham Madeline de Michel and Helen Hughes Proceeds from he performance will go to the Elks Christmas fund 0 S ILL SEEK By CHARLES P NUTTER WASHINGTON Nov Argentina an authoritative source today is next on the list of new world nations with which the United States will slart negotiations for a giveandtake trade treaty The talks may begin early in Jan uary The Government is now conduct ing negotiations with a dozen nations under powers given Presi dent Roosevelt to raise or lower tariffs by as much as 50 per cent in reaching trade agreements The Brazilian treaty is now ap proaching the drafting stage The Colombian treaty has been finished and its announcement awaits only completion of flic Brazilian act Treaties with the smaller countries arc expected tn follow swiftly A treaty with Cuba already is in ef fect and officials say if has in creased trade mcasureably In dealing with these countries the United States has the ad vantage of an unfavorable trade balance and productson the free list to use in bargaining With Argentina the reverse is true Most of her exportable goods are com petitive with farm products of this country and Argentina enjoys the bargaining position of an unfavor able balance of trade FREED SLJIE By ill SEATTLE Nov her suit on the wrongful death of her hushand Mrs Leon W riuier sought further action to day on her damage suit igainst Charles Garficld Duke North End property owner acquitted of a first degree murder charge for the mockery laying of her husband She was suing as executrix of icr husbands estate on her own ehalf and that of her three chil Iren Duke acquitted early Saturday night on the third ballot by a jury which had heard the weeklong rial was back at his home today FINANCIAL EDITOR DIES S E A T T L E Nov 2G Fondas Edward Hill f2 financial ditor of the Senttle PostInlel igencer for 10 years died last Valley Lumbermen Name Years Staff STOCKTON NOV for the past several months Charles G Bird of Stock on has been elected president of he Central Valley Lumbermens Club at a meeting here Other ifficers chosen were Warren Pill on Turlock vicepresident W O Vlashck Modesto treasurer and TJ Gardner Stockton secretary The executive committee will con sist oC Charles Moorchead Escn on A Martin Sonora L H Eliot di A J Russell San Francisco Tolm Yancey Newman and Elmer Bruce Stockton DONT if you nrc giving photo graphs this Christmas to the very Ones that you love best please come to our studio early so ihiuwc Can give you the careful personal service we so wnnt to give You tlonthavc a photograph taken every day so when you do please give us time to give you ihc very photographs youve al ways wanted dont rush us with yfiur pic tures Come in now Have Your GIFT Pictures Taken Now LI rge llxU 1 6 fine 8x10 ic iurcs of you Unmounted rratly Portrait Studio HCCopwells Store Tuberculosis Fight Program Launched STOCKTON Nov five men employed the Federal govern ment today started a program of tuberculosis eradication a mo n g dairy catlle in San J o a q u i n County the county having been de clared a voluntary tuberculosis control area by the board of super visors The number of men work ing on the project will be increased within he next week or so nccord i to Dr F H Sanders county livestock inspector who is cooper ating wilh the government exhibition of several hundred war medals from Franco Belgium and Germany has opened here under Ihe auspice oC Ihe Emergency Aid of Pennsyl vania in the Art Alliance C CAPWELLS For your friends in foreign whom you ivisli lo scud Clirislniiis Rcmcnihrnriccs these are llio finnl mailing dates If hnvc pifls nrrive in lime for bcforoChrislmiw delivery Austria Dcr 7 Azoins IslniidffDIM S Uihnmas Pec JG Riirbailos Pec l BelgiumDec HI iiorrniiflii Dec 17 JJrazil 3 KulKnrlT IJCR 7 Cannl KOMB Doc 10 Cnlnmhln 3 Cnsla KicaUee S Cuba Wee Czeclioslovnklsi Deo 9 Danzig Pec Denmark One n Domintcaii Ilopuliliu Dec 10 Kcundor Dec i JUntlail in IJstonli Don fi liiniand l irnnrn rirnnniijPen 10 flihrnllar 9 One 3 line Dec Dec 110 Cilia tin UrilisIO Dnc L fiuiiina DuUlO Dee I Dec t Hnltl DC IS HnmlnrnH Dee 10 HiiiiBnry 7 Irelnmi Norlliorn Dee 10 Trlsh Free Slain Doc 10 Italy Jamaica Dec 10 Tnlvia 7 TUlTiinnlii Dec n Luxemburg Dec in Madeira Dec 3 Malta Dec t Martinlnno Dee n Netherlands Dee 10 NrHfonndlind Dee 10 NiearKua Minefields Dec S NlearnKiin iCcirinl n Dec 3 Xorwnv Dec rniastiiic Nov 11 Paiii ma Dec 10 Persia SO Peru Dec J Poland Dee 9 Povtnfral Dec 7 Tnerto Tico Dec in Tin mania 3 Rnlvndor Dec 10 Scolland Dec in Sierra Teone Nov 30 Spain Deo 7 St Kills Dec Sweden Dee 10 Syria SS Trinidad TnrUey Tee S ITnlon of Hoc Snv Hep Dee 7 Aenexnela ec i ViiKl Tslnnds Dec Tnposlnvia Dee 7 FROM PACIFIC COAST China Honpkoncr Manehnria NVnZealand Philippines Nov 30 4 JO If you arc unable to shop in person rail June Condon Cnp wclls PcrBonnl Shopper TE m plebar I11 Have licr 1o your filiopping for Just tell her what you wnnt nnd tbon Imve it delivered to your liome or tnnilctl to any foreign rountry Take jidvnnKige of this Capwrll Snrviee Artists Guild to Hold Famed Revel in Oakland For the first time in years Eastbay is to have an artists ball embodying all the features which have made these revels famous in Carme and San Francisco it was announced today Thft California Artisfs1 Guild has selected Oakland for the scone of a ball to be given on the eve ning Saturday December 15 according to the announcement It will be held at the Leamington Hotel It is being sponsored by one of the outstanding events on the East bay social calendar for the Winter The list of patrons includes Mrs Griffith Henshaw A Leslie Oliver J A Newcomb Mrs H C Cap well Judge William H Waste Lloyd A Johnson J W Garth waile Mrs Walton N Moore Ed vin Letts Oliver Major Charles L Til den John F Hassler J L Stuart William P Filmrr Richard E Tobin Herbert Fleishacker How ard Ranschoff and Lloyd W Dinkel speil Plans for the event call for a floor show and dancing until down and the use of all the ball rooms and dining rooms in the hotel One of the features will be a pageant of beauty in which the most famous art models on he coast will participate the announce ment said Boy IS Accused As Syndicalist LONG BEACH Nov 2G fP Paul Cochran 15 Central Grammar School student was under arrest today on a police booking of suspi cion of criminal syndicalism The youth was apprehended aboard the U S S Mississippi by naval authorities and turned over to Long Beach police Authorities reported the youth was distributing Communist litera ture aboard the battleship and de clared he was a member of the Young Communist League 0 S DETJIB5 CHINESE CI SAN FRANCISCO Nov off in the remote village Chare Tin China lived Wong Toy Sin Family and racial traditions of her forefathers were faithfully ob served there No outside influences had crept in Then on June 8 she arrived here her hair bobbed She explained to immigration authorities that she was going to go to school here and wanted to arrive in American style But investi gators believe she has had a mar riage arranged for her to evade im migration quota laws They ordered her held at Angel Island In the meantime her attorney Joseph P Fallam seeks a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in the Federal courts and immigration authorities are restrained from de porting Wong Toy Sin until a hear ing is held Hours to 6 Tcmptebar llll oVEMBER Open d convenient Capwellcharge account Credit OWice Third Floor Copper base heavily silver plated OLD ENGLISH SERVING TRAYS 11inch gize 850 Handsome reproductions of fine old trays with grape and vine pattern Discriminat ing gifts of rare beauty and value Also sizes 13inch 1050 15inch 1300 TUESDAY from 11 to 3 Mr S A Maschio the International Silver Companys author hy on nritique and modern silver will be in Old English Shop Come nnd meet him Art Gift Floor Oaklands Finer Store Take home a box of Delicious Capwell Without the Tunic Its a FORMAL NUTS Bridge pecans cashews 65c Ib Whole cashew 59clb Delicious pecans 75clb California 75c Imported nlmonds Nuts and Jumbo peanuts rTfiTri25cIb Spanish peanuts 15c Ib Imperial mixed whole and extra large Pistashio in shell Ib Pine nuts shelled Ib Finer Store RunResist Satin Stripe Gift Underwear Vests panties Tsandees and etepins aome Swith lastex waist bands others with taped front and elastic back Reinforced at pointi of wear Sizes 5 6 7 in tea rose Extra Sizes Satin striped panties ban deed and like the above in extra sizes 8 and 9 Street Floor Oaklands When your hostess says Dont dress wear the tunic When she says Lets dress leave it off and you have a real eve ning gown The versatile tunic comes in bright shades with metallic thread over a black blue or brown gown Popular Price Dresses Second Floor New Gift Stationery 59c 2 boxes 100 48 sheets and 48 envelopes in an gift package Good quality writing paper tool Stationary Street Floor c CAPWELLS
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