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San Mateo Times (Newspaper) - August 3, 1948, San Mateo, California MATEO TIMES TUESDAY, AUG. 3, 1948 Truman Votes, Flies Back to Washington INDEPENDENCE, Mo., Aug. 3. Truman got up at dawn today to vote in the Missouri primary before breakfast and then took off for Washington at a. m. CST. Fifth to Vote His aides said he would prob- ably call for an immediate briefing on developments in Moscow. The president boarded his DC-6, "The at Fairfax air force base in Kansas City, Kan at a. m.. some 35 minutes after his arrival. The tower said visibility at takeoff was 10 miles, though Kansas citizens drove to work this morning in bleary weather border- ing on fog. The White House press corps fol- lowed Mr. Truman's takeoff in a Constellation at a. m. Mr. Truman, fresh from two days of resl at his home here, fifth of the 310 qualified voters in his precinct fo turn up at the American Legion Memorial hall, a block from his home. Forty-eight on Ballot He arrived at the polls, on foot. Election workers greeted him cor- dially. Mrs. Emma Flowers, a Re- publican election judge, handed the president a two-foot long Demo- cratic ballot. He retired (o a ply- wood voters' stall and went to work with __ a pencil on the list of 48 hopefuls for Democratic nomination to 18 state, local and national of- fices. Street Landing by S. M, Pilot Thrills Cow Town By ROBERT FOSTER Times Aviation Editor S. M. Deposits In Huge Gain (Continued from Page 1) ilies of moderate income in the employed groups, the over 100 per, cent gain through the bay area shows economic health." This remark refers to an average] gain of slightly over 100 per cent' in the nine counties surveyed, whereas San Mateo county's sav- ings increased to nearly three and a half times their 1941 "total. San Mateo's record gain in total deposits was closely rivalled by' Contra Costa county, which report- ed a 277.9 per cent increase, and Santa Clara county with 257 6 per cent. Hfie S. F. Total San Francisco showed the lowest percentage per but held considerably more than half the total bank deposits for the nine-county area, with S2 543 Deposits in all nine counties and the percentage of increase over 1941 were as follows: County llMTTolnl .Alameda 5 Contra Costa. Marln j Napa rS.-'l 193.SI Francisco 02 T1 San Mateo 15U.700.000 H.into. Clara Solano 180-in S-oiiom.1 The higher increases shown in the table for rural counties as op- posed to metropolitan, Reeves said, were due largely to the higher1 levels of farm prices and incomes in farm areas. Man Falls Through Plate Glass Window SOUTH SAN FRAVCISCO. Aug. Sheridan, 22. a creamery salesman of 277 Tilton avenue. Sail' Matco. was admitted to the South' San Francisco hospital, here, at, last night, officials reported1 today, after he fell through a plate1 glass window at the San Franciscoi airport terminal, suffering a seri- ous gash in his arm. The accident occurred, according to hospital reports, nhen the ilow gave way as Sheridan leaning against it. Unselfish devotion to duty by civil aeronautics administration em- ployes. 5-ceYit coffee, and an un- scheduled landing on the main street of a small Wyoming town highlighted a recent" air trip to Chicago in a Luscome by Bill Wat- son, local radio technician and en- gineer for radio station KVSM. He made it in 20 hours. His, first stop Reno, where he had a cup of that o-cent coffee and roluelod before taking off for Elko. The airport at Elko, he said. was excellent wifh good meals and outstanding service. Flight Plan In crossing the United States. Watson said, it is important that the private pilot file a flight plan with the CAA. It is not mi portanl for the pilot's oun protec- tion, he staled, but it will aid the CAA in case of need. After leaving Elko. Watson said, he intended to fly into Rock Springs. Wyo., but due to beam trouble found himself over Farn- son. Wyo.. a small ranch town. The only place to land was in the sage brush or the town's wide mam street. Buzzing the street once to clear the way, Watson circled and land- ed safely. Instead of the towns- people disapproving of the landing, Watson found them more than thrilled, and for a few hours he was the toast of the town. This time the coffee was free No More Trouble Bill praised the CAA radio and weather boys who kept hiin right on the beam all the way to Chi- cago and back. The main conclusion reached by the local pilot was that it was actu- ally less trouble to fly across the country in your own plane than to do it by automobile. academy, and is topped off with 150 hours of over-ocean navigation in Transocean's fleet of four-engine Douglas DC-4 planes. Palo Alto Airport Edward H. Rohde, Palo Alto, and Patricia Holvick. Burlmgame, re- ceived their private flying licenses at the Palo Alto airport last week. Cross country flights were flown by. 'Glen Taylor Los Altos to Calis- toga; Violet Maxwell. Palo Alto to Salinas and Lodi; William Turner, Alto to Sacramento; Richard Skoog. Palo Alto to Napa and Val lejo: Sabine Gassier, San Francisco to Los Banos and T.racy: Boric Wol- per, Palo Alto to L'kiah: Donald Staniton, Menlo Park to Bakers- field. Building Loan To UN Okehed WASHINGTON, Aug. The house foreign affairs commit- tee today approved a bill authoriz- ing a loan to the United Nations for constructing a perma- nent headquarters in New York. The measure already has passed the senate. House committee approval of the United Nations loan was the first concrete action taken by either house or any committee" of con- gress since the special session con- vened eight ago. Caution Urged On New Airport (Continued from Page 1) for close-in, convenient air strips, and if such an operation would in- terfere in any way with the future development of cither of the two present local airports it would cer- tainly be detrimental to the proper planning for personal aviation in the city of San Mateo." Wendorff suggested "a joint meeting of the chamber's directors and your aviation committee for a full discussion of this proposal be- fore any recommendations arc made on it." The members of the chamber's 1948 aviation committee include Chairman Wendorff. W. L. McCabe, Marcel Periat. Emerson Murfcc, George Auld and Daniel .1. O'Con- nell. Wendorff said a meeting "will be held soon to start our own study of this problem." Truman Back Home, Seeks Stalin Report WASHINGTON. Aug. President Truman returned to the capital at p. m.. EDT. today and went immediately to White to receive a report on the allied diplomats' conversation with Stalin. In his monthly report to the Siin Francisco public utilities com- mission. B. M. man- ager of Mills field, this week re- that nine commercial oper- ators completed a total of 6272 ar- and departures during the month of June. Figured on a 24-hour basis, more than nine flights took place each hour or one every six and six-tenths minutes. These figures do not in- clude flights operated by non- scheduled earners and privately owned aircraft which would bring the figure to one plane taking off even- one and eight-tenths minutes. The number of flights during June exceeded the number oper- ated during June, 1947, by nearly 700. A total of passengers passed through the terminal turn- stiles to make flights or on the re- turn from trips. These figures ex- ceed the same period in 1947 by 5000 passengers." The weight of air mail can-ied during the same period was slight- ly lower for June, 1948, with a total of pounds against a total of pounds carried in June, 1947. During the same period a total of pounds of air freight was moved from or to the field. These figures were on the oper- ations of American Airlines, Brit- ish Commonwealth Pacific Air- lines, Pan-American World Air- Philippine Airlines, Slick Air- lines. Southwest Airways. Tranv World Airways. United Airlines and Western Airlines. O'Malley's Appeal Continued Fifth Time (TlnirN KtMlvtoiul Ilureiiu) REDWOOD CITY, 'Aug. fifth continuance ot the hearing on Burlmgame Attorney Joseph O'Malley's appeal from his convic- tion of contempt of San Mateo Mu- nicipal Judge Francis W. Murphy's j court was granted yesterday "by I Superior Judge Edmund Scott. I Judge Scott, returning to the bench from a vacation trip, put the O'Malley case over to next Monday, August 9, at request of O'Malley counsel. The Burlmgame attorney's citation for contempt and resultant conviction grew out of his failure to defend a traffic violation case in the San Mateo court after his ap- pointment by Murphy. Bank Promotes Ivan R. Bean Ivan R. Bean, in charge of Bank of America's Commodity Loan de- partment since 1937, has been ad- vanced from assistant vice presi- dent to vice president, according to L. M. Gianniui, president. Beginning his Bank of America career in 1914 as an office boy, Bean rose steadily through tlie positions of clerk, bookkeeper, chief teller and chief clerk, before being transferred to the organiza- tion's headquarters, where he, served in various administrative, capacities leading to his present appointment. A graduate of St. Ignatius Law- college. Bean served in the navy in World War I and is a member of the American Legion, the Olym- pic club and the Seaport F. A. M. I Mr. and Mrs. Bean live at 261 Aragon boulevard, San Matco. 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