Oakland Tribune in Oakland, California
22 Aug 1962

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22 Aug 1962

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - August 22, 1962, Oakland, California Man alive the Long hot summer the most recent nomination for Jerk of the month is the otherwise respected entomologist who lives in the Al Cerrito Hills near Mira Vista country club who does t like Birds. Now a lot of people Don t particularly like Birds but this Guy spread a heavy glue like preparation along the top of his Fence and was killing every Bird that landed George Denny of the Berkeley humane society got after him and made him coat his Fence top with Sand. Sometimes at night when there s a Little wind whistling in the steel cables of the Bay Bridge you almost think you Are hearing things. Like with Highway patrol Man Art Larson the other night who was standing out on the Span directing traffic away from a minor rear end Accident. There was this slight sound of the the sound Bill Fiset of japanese voices. At first Larson did t let it get to him after All Pearl Harbor is now 20 years past but the voices persisted. Larson looked around saw Noth ing but the flow of traffic and finally happened to look Over the Bridge rail. There clinging to cables Between the upper and lower decks and hanging Well out Over the Bay were two Barefoot japanese men talking excitedly. Larson hauled them up. They spoke no English. He drove them Back to the toll Plaza and called the japanese consulate who put an interpreter on the phone. After the interpreter talked to the men Lar son got his explanation the two men were members of a japanese freighter Crew who d gone ashore lost track of where their ship was docked and strolled out the lower deck of the Bridge to try to find a Vantage Point. When Larson found them they were merely arguing about which ship Down below was theirs. O 0 o o and never underestimate the civic mindedness of the Union City chamber of Commerce Down in Southern Alameda county. To celebrate the open ing of the Turk Island rubbish disposal area and help launch their get rid of rubbish the chamber is inviting guests to a clean up break fast tomorrow morning. Kind of hard to Swallow in t it 0 0 wednesday aug. 22, 1962 15 Senate oks modified farm Bill measure seeks Cut Union Calls a halt to in surplus space strike Washington a Gor Freeman president of the cratic leaders pushed an omm jail Cio International Roth v 7 r Erwood of elect Cal workers bus farm Bill through the sen members of the in ate today with the Hope that Ion s local 558 to return it reduce the huge stir to immediately at the pluses of grains piled up in j Ala space Center refusal of the local s Mem Richard Mahaney 16, turns cartwheels at the thought of being Able to Fly alone Der past government once hers Ork Belusel of a the Solo Light climaxed a life Long desire to Fly that began with delicate Model aircraft i merchants ask meter removal Fruitvale foothill blvd. Business District merchants want the City Council to re move the parking meters from their streets on the grounds they discourage Busi Ness. Bruce s. Barette who said he is the spokesman for 80 per cent of the merchants involved claimed Over half of the 105 parking spots Are vacant most of the time and not producing any Revenue. He asked the Council to re place the meters with one and two hour parking limits to make the area competitive with other business districts where there Are no meters. Referred to Board the request was referred to the City s off Street Park ing commission for a recon Richard flies Solo on 16th birthday when Rick Mahanay was a i enough to pay for his lessons. Mentation. In other action involving i la never understand Why girls complain that it s difficult to find jobs. Currently variety is advertising an excellent Chance to get into show Biz looking for a girl Wing rider to appear at Chino s air fair. Experience not the and says but must be under 110 pounds and unafraid of Heights. Will be trained to ride strapped on plane s Wing during air As the old adage goes nothing ventured Noth ing sometimes it pays to take a flyer. Don Bennett dispatcher for a transit lines got a phone Call sunday night from a Man who sounded As if he were celebrating who said he was on a train at Davis and in route Here who wanted two chartered buses to take 95 elks to an elks club Here during the train s Stopover. Bennett a Little dubious checked elks clubs All through the East Bay. None were expecting guests apparently because none was even open. The train s stationmaster knew nothing of any group of elks aboard. But Bennett is a trusting sort. He intercepted two buses ending their regular routes and sent them to the 16th Street station and sure enough when the train pulled in 95 elks got off. They were heading Back to los Angeles had a one hour Stopover and were disgusted that local lodges weren t open on a sunday night. The buses transported them to a local bar the elks spent a Happy hour and were driven Back to their train and departed. You have to run an enterprising bus company to make Money out of an Elk migration. O o o o on sept. 5 an Oaklander whose flame by coincidence is James Michael Oakland goes into Superior court to have his name legally to James Michael Oaklund. He must have a reason if Only to help out the mailman at the peer Lex theater on lower Broadway the manager Bucky Williams was rummaging through some old cabinets and came across two slides they used to Flash on the screen 40 years ago when the movie House was the Regent. One said All 15 and another was goodnight Call Bucky should give them to some to Sta go great with the late late shows. And the Tribune s Ron Giblin trying to unload a used car lists it As owned by a Little old lady who graduated from Stanford and who drove it Only once a big game. Parking the Council approved a recommendation from the commission by introducing an ordinance appropriating 000 for improvement of a parking lot under the Nimitz freeway to serve the new Hall of Justice. And it authorized City mgr. Wayne e. Thompson to accept informal bids for operating the City owned parking lot East of fallen St. Which will serve Frank Youell Field. The Council also authorized six members to attend at City expense the annual Conven Tion of the american Muni Cipal association in Philadel phia a. Saturday through wednesday. Mayor to attend mayor John c. Houlihan and councilmen Howard e. Rilea Dan Marovich Robert v. Mckeen John h. Reading and Fred Maggiora plan to attend. The Council gave final Pas Sage to an ordinance appropriating a total of for 1962-63 entertainment and advertising purposes and to an amendment to the peddle ordinance aimed at protect ing Frank Youell Field from unlicensed paddlers. City atty. Hilton j. Melby assured the Council the new Law would not affect legitimate food Sellers anywhere in the City. Capt. Guidici joins traffic Institute capt. John j. Guidici. Vet eran Oakland police officer has been appointed As director of training at Northwest Ern University s famed traffic Institute. Guidici will take one year s leave of absence beginning in september to develop new concepts in the organization and management of the traffic training program at the Small boy he loved to build Model air planes. In fact the Mahanay household at 8120 Iris St., overflowed with Model air planes. All boys Are interested in air planes when they Are very Young. He will grow out of or. And mrs. James 0. Mahanay Rick s parents assured each other. But by the time Rick was 11, he still talked of nothing but air planes. The Mahanay began to have some doubts that their son s preoccupation with the subject was merely a passing phase. A year later Rick managed to convince them that his life would be meaningless unless were permitted to take Fly ing lessons. First lesson so at the tender age of 12, Rick crawled into his first air plane and took his first Fly ing lesson. The boy saved his allow Ance washed air planes and did other Odd jobs around the Hay Ward Airport to earn 300 families to get word on evictions the Bay area Urban league tonight will conduct a special meeting of the 300 families in the Harbor Homes Public housing project to discuss problems connected with their pending eviction. The Oakland housing authority has decided to close the project by dec. 31. About 30 per cent of the 483 units in Harbor Homes already have been vacated. Leon r. Riese authority chairman said that Many families have been moved to other projects. The Urban league called the meeting tonight to explain Why the project is being closed and to guide residents in relocation. Russell Wells of the City building and housing depart ment will describe the conditions which make demolition of the project advisable. Other speakers will include Barney e. Hilburn project manager Calvin e. Davis Urban league area supervisor and representatives of the Oakland real estate Board. The meeting will be in the Harbor Homes auditorium a . He spent nearly every cent he could Lay his hand on on Fly ing yesterday the Castlemon High school Junior reached his 16th birthday the mini mum Legal age requirement ror getting a flying License. To celebrate Rick Slid con Idun try behind the controls of a single engine plane and took off alone from the Hayward Airport runway for the first time. His proud parents watched he event with i knew it All the time expressions on their faces. Solos at last was he nervous Well just a Little maybe. Since his first Esson. Rick has accumulated a total of 70 hours flying time. The plane he soloed in yesterday was the same one tie helped Fly Here from the factory at Lockhaven penn., last year. The next goal is a private flying License. Rick also Hopes to have his commercial License by the time he is 18 and his parents say he is seriously considering a career in the air Force after graduation from High school. It would have been a perfect said Rick after bringing the Small plane in for a perfect Landing but i ran out of time this afternoon and was t Able to get my Auto Mobile Drivers transit ready in 5 years High Speed trains be running through Alameda Contra Costa and san franc so counties in five years if the rapid transit Bond Issue is approved by the voters in november Keneth m Hoover chief Engineer for the Bay area rapid transit District gave that Promise in a talk before a meeting of the american society of civil engineers Here last night. Hoover said the system will bring Public mass transportation to the highest level Ever achieved the program incorporates the latest in control opera Tion and fare collection procedures As Well As rolling Stock and Structure he said. Trains will operate under automatic controls at intervals of 90 seconds during Peak periods he said. Cars will be Light in weight with unique features for Comfort Speed and Freedom from noise. Commuters will be Able to use credit cards for their fare. Inserted in a monitoring device at the Start and end of each trip they will automatically Alert a Central account ing device which will charge fares and prepare monthly statements. Support programs. The loll Call vote 47 toi7 a major feature of the controversial measure could sharply reduce or end Price supports for Corn sorg hum grains Barley and other livestock feed grains begin Ning with the 1964 crops the new language would allow cutting the Price props Down As far As Zero if it appeared the Harvest would add to sur plus stocks. Another Section would in stall stiff production controls Over wheat beginning with the 1964 crop if producers approved. But it still lacks several other crop reducing controls requested by the Kennedy administration. The Bill a modified version of an earlier Senate measure rejected by the House now goes Back to that chamber. A wheat control program similar to the one m the new Senate Bill failed to get through the House on the first round and the House also declined at that time to go As far As the Senate Bill does on feed Grams. But sen. Hubert h. Humphrey d-mtnn., assistant democratic Leader who helped win Senate passage has re ported that House democratic leaders expect agreement there now on both the wheat and feed Grain formulas. Union subcontractor had halted space Center construction for More than a week including on facilities for Moon exploration. Freeman acceded to an a peal made yesterday by Secretary of labor Arthur j. Goldberg. The Secretary had asked Freeman for such a Back to work order. Engineering exam set in san Leandro san examination for the appointment of a civil Engineer in the san Leandro Public works department has been ordered by the City personnel office. Sex siamese twins thrive 3 months after surgery Institute. Guidici a 20-year Veteran of the department and him self a graduate of the Institute in 1945, was born in Oak land in 1914, and attended Oakland technical High school and the University of California. He is married and has three daughters. Guidici is the Holder of a certificate in Public administration from the University of California and a vocation Al certificate in Public serv ice from the state depart ment of education seat Belt Sale set in san Leandro san Leandro a seat Belt clinic for Tho Sale and free installation of automobile safety belts will be conducted by the san Leandro Junior chamber of Commerce sat urday and sunday at the Bank of America parking lot Joaquin ave. And e 14th St. Art Wood project chair by Henry Palm Tribune science writer the twin baby girls kick happily gurgle at each other from their separate cribs de Mand their regular feedings. They smile at their Mother when she comes to care for them and at their big sister when she dangles toys before them. Like most Normal healthy and Happy babies at four months of age they sleep through the night now and take their feedings Only Dur ing the Day. They get regular formulas and no medicines. This May seem perfectly routine since it happens All the time to twins. But there s one big difference less than three months ago they were joined together in their abdominal areas and Given Little Chance of Normal lives or even survival. For they Are the Lowe twins daughters of or. And mrs. Franklin Lowe of 25 Madison St., san Francisco and they were called siamese twins until they were separated on May 29 in one of the rarest and most delicate operations Ever performed in Patricia left and prudence Lowe at Home per former siamese twins Greet sister Susan and Mother pounds and prudence Man said the belts will same and re the Bay area. The operation was formed in five hours by a Young surgeon. Or. Pieter Devries and a Large number of assistants in children s Hospital of san Francisco they were born april 11 in twins they look exactly alike Lowe beamed happily and to 6 big sister Susan. Museum plans will be revised Complete revision of plans for the s6 million Oakland museum is in Prospect today As the recently appointed museum committee wrestles with design and site prob lems the committee held a 10 hour conference with Allan Mcnab. Director of administration for the Chicago Art Institute who is a consultant on the project. Preliminary plans called for a Complex of three Inte grated buildings to replace the existing Public Snow and Art museums. The group favors a Struc Ture in which the three Fea Tures could be Departmentalized. It discussed confining the famous african collection to a Snow memorial room and integrating other natural history material with that now housed in the Public museum. Consideration of proposals for expanding the site from the Block bounded by 10th, Lith Oak and Fallon streets was deferred pending receipt of new ideas from Kevin Roach architect for the Struc Ture. He is revamping h i s original design for a t w o Block three unit building. The conference was the first major work session of the new committee that will become a full fledged museum commission next year until a charter amendment establishing the separate com Mission is ratified by the state legislature it will act As a committee making recommendations through the existing Library and museums commission. The committee organized by selecting William j. Hayes As chairman and Howard Willoughby As assistant chair Man. It asked for assignment of William h. Breatt now assistant librarian As acting museum administrator. He would serve As Secretary for the committee. Jury spares kidnapper from death Thomas n. Lindsay 28, convicted rapist kidnapper will spend the rest of his life in prison with no Chance for parole. This decision was brought in yesterday in Redwood City he a Surv of 11 men and one woman. Lindsay could have been Given a death sentence under California s Little Lindbergh 201 Law but the jurors revealed considered Normal under the months their playmate liked at no time did a majority circumstances. It too. J favor execution although since they Are identical their Mother. Mrs Helen twice the balloting was 6 sold at an attractive and installed without charge by Jaycee members. Hours will be from 9 a m. I to 6 . Both Days except that Patricia s hair said she had nothing unusual Lindsay was brought to trial Price Maine there several weeks was Cut off for sanitary Rea to report that they Are just from Alcatraz where he is Large after the operation each has j sons in her last Hospital visit i like other babies serving a Federal Bank Rob been Back on occasion for i and has t grown out yet. But they re too Active for thebery term he was found progressive corrective pro she did t mind that when same she said proudly i guilty a 10 of 17 counts of Cedres. But both now spend the Tribune arranged for an Thev Rahber at each other j rape sex perversion Burg i nearly All their time at Home exclusive first at Home and play and eat. Re Lary kidnapping and other i Patricia now weighs 104 photograph and interview. Nearly As Happy As i am crimes

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