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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - May 9, 1923, Oakland, California
evening1 a Rifine mat 9, Loyal employees real factory As Well As cafeteria. Continued from Page f 3 appliances Etc. The Ramies Are iterated with fuel Oil however through a augean Oil Burn and the 01 is forced through these burners by Small electric Thelven pumps. Steam cookers require that item be produced. Foods feet up to the dining room must be handled by lifts driven by he draw Power and so on through the entire installation an almost end legs variety Small details have teen provided for in the Effort to make the various com plete effective and efficient among the most important installations in the new building Are the refrigerating Plant the ventilating system the steam fitting the plumbing the special Kitchen equipment and the electric Jor Light and Power. The latter is divided into three classes of cur rent. Direct for Power alternating three phase for Power and alternating for lights. There Are elec tric motors Twenty in number used a l Power purposes in the Plant these Range n size from horse Power for one of the fuel Oil pumps to 15 horse Power for the big com Pressor used for refrigeration. Ju1 machinery in motion is subject to vibration which May cause if Comfort to people in the Vicinity. This la a problem which always confronts designing engineers and it received Especial attention 3n the new colonial cafeteria build ing. The big compressor motor in the basement is mounted on a solid mass of Concrete three by seven feet horizontally and six feet deep. Four feet of this huge chunk is underground it by an elastic composition installed As an extra precaution against any vibration that might occur in spite 1 of the extremely solid foundation i motors suspended from or mounted i on parts of the Structure have vibration insulation of Cork. The ventilating system has broken joints with heavy Canvas Between to destroy possible vibration from the fans. As a result of these precautions one or All machines of the great Plant May be started and continued in operation without the diner in the cafeteria being con met of any sensation but those of com quiet and general satisfaction those who have the Good Fortune to see the various machines in operation can not help Pine sur prised when the switch the rhe Static controller Cut out and there is no accompanying sound of Machiner it is frequently to Loo Tiu moving parts of motor or driven teach be to he sure Thov Nufi Lilly operating. To new building continued from Page 15 Marrable informal. It is much like a big family which enjoys working together and playing together As Vivell. Parties Are frequently staged for employees and their friends. This Home atmosphere is Felt by Manv who regular la patronize the institution and who have come to enjoy the surroundings in which they eat Here almost As much As the excellent food. A dozen of the present staff of this unique organization have been continued from Page 3 a part of at for ten or twelve years. Seenl3 the remark in each Case the Endeavor has been j made to Reward loyalty by promo can Van Tion in any particular line for which i it j Nisi first colonial opened in thirteenth Street of carry in 1909. On opening Day in the thirteenth Street building Only 100 peo the individual showed Especial fit Ness ten years ago a somewhat diminutive boy of 17 came into the cafeteria As a fort of general help j the optimism of the proprietors or to everyone. There was some i in striking contract to the Small of Fri if to to Wirf find tin Mit. I. 9 cafeteria idea meeting demand of Public today continued from Page 15 and sanitary display of a. Fine qual Ity of food Courtesy in service elimination of friction and irritation and the producing of pleasanter re lations Between patrons and pm Striction and arrangements cafeteria experience has caused Many changes in the past ten years Ine new Nome thu Clionidi Nan Citro club dance. Richmond May me Center club it giving a at hip Oduj foot for the w w tonne r k Lipior ajesm of my. Fit. W Charles p. Bryant chairman. And mesdames t Preston Hosier and k. A. Ple were served Fitell further test doubt at first As to whether he could make Good but he proved that in his Rase Lark of bulk did not entail Lack of Energy or Ambi Tion. His work became so effective and he Learned to rapidly that he now become the colonial chef. The move from the fourteenth Street building to the new Home involves increased responsibilities and a larger Opportunity for everyone in the organization. It will remain practically intact Ehinger May take place will be Only such As Are made nor in order to adequately meet the new situation. The policy of year will be main tamed and the same big family i Awe Opportunity for extending the v. Ill serve same guests that have business of Tho thriving cafeteria com to feel at Home in the old the fourteenth Street location was first Day crowd More than meals have been served in one Day in the fourteenth Street cafeteria building from which they now move to their own permanent Home. In spite of Small patronage at the Start word of the High Quality of service rendered it them a cafe Teria noon pc Arne widespread among Oakland s business men and women and the daily average at Tendance soon to ii steadily increased Ever 6lnpe. In 1915, the san exposition seemed to offer a favor Little in common Wlton those of earlier Days and yet it would not have been possible but Lor them Lor out of their experiences and mistakes. It is claimed that thin institution is the most nearly perfect eating establishment conceivable. The size Arij widespread adopt Ion of trip cafeteria plan has brought Forth a demand for the services tit men who had spent of Urs off tudy in cafeteria design tons auction equipment and opera Tion to that today the term cafe Teria Engineer May be adopted As legitimate and a proper designation of men like Denke who have devoted years of study and Endeavor to this interesting and in porent subject. Continued from Page 14 solved in cafeteria design con architect As Oakland Man Denke is an Oakland Man whose Apan miming of Roadway hand drying done without Towel use the colonial cafeteria is the first on the Pacific coast to be equipped with the air dry system of Yiyi to _ the hands and face after washing. Loan through to the Walls an effectiveness that is remarkable and with a degree of safety that leaves outside of this City principally however in san Francisco. Hav ing been called upon to remodel a number of eating places of various sorts he has gradually evolved in to a. Cafeteria specialist Eaid to be in the Lead of his profession in this particular line of work. At explained by Denke the Prin Ciple idea in designing eating places and Otho buildings in a con course of people arc expected to gather to provide As Large a. Hear expanse As possible in each individual instance. In designing the building that is to House Oak land h Well in oven cafeteria he has succeeded in he purpose to the extent that there Are no supporting columns whatever in the main Din ing room and Only a few i the Mezzanine room All the Load of this Large floor All the Load of Ceil floors roof fixtures equip ment and All the Load above the ground floor is suspended by concealed truss Wmk Winch carries the the apparatus of this system built in the Wall occupies no floor space requires no attention and makes no litter on the floor. It is essentially sanitary. This opera place. The Only difference will be selected and another place Ope cd Uon of the skin is performed of total Tel _1 _ to _ volume of business done and service rendered. An example of t perfect Sanita Tion is shown in Protection afforded in the basement of the new colonial cafeteria building against in try or existence of rats and other there on june 8, the thirteenth Street institution continuing to Ca Ter to its patrons while the new House Drew from the throngs of visitors. After the close of the exposition the older of the two places was closed and the entire business concentrated in the fourteenth Street building. 6mamj details noticed it has been the policy of the colonial managers to concentrate their efforts in one location giving close attention to details which of ten observation in Large organizations. On exception to this Rule was made when a Branch of the colonial cafeteria was opened on twelfth Street opposite the or throughout the building is covered maintained from with i Loffle a nag Riegle Asbestos when it was sold. Composition which is soft and allowed to set making a smooth surface without cracks Concis Are rounded so that dirt Nav easily be cleaned out. The material is impervious to grease and easily cleaned. Sinks and work tables Are covered with this useful material. In the service department All counter tops Are covered with White vitreous tile Laid in Wolta water proof Cement it is extremely is Impre Iotis to 1s10 to it Hiis a can noticed that Tach to stains and easily kept clean. Of i idling soiled the and cleaning them the manner of garbage disposal and Many other departments of the business will be found equipped to bring food to the cafeteria patrons in More in will haul h Pizii Tulp condition than in niot.1 Homes Allty in which this cafeteria has been established from time to time has shown a marked development in which thu cafeteria uni remained there. This has Given Rise to some speculation Aslo Tho extent that business has been influenced by the presence of the cafeteria but it is refer did by the manage ment As a fact of interest to the Community As great As to the cafe Teria it half. Almost from the Start the Colon Ial cafeteria has developed Stead ily with no serious setbacks it has rent inc old patrons and added new it1? growth has kept with the re Mark Ible Lapid growth of Oakland and the other Kast Bay cities. A number of those who fit n Eul at the onion in Vore among the Small group of people opening of the place. By clean air at a temperature of exactly 125 degrees this temperature having been found the most satisfactory for the purpose it is said to do away with chapped bands As the warm air removes All moisture including that which re Mains in the pore of the skin after the usual Effort to wipe Oft moisture with a Towel. Who were present on the opening Day in 1909. This is a distinctly Oakland institution and at the same time it has in increasing popularity among people who stand High n social and business circles throughout the uart Bav. Often prominent citizens of other Pacific coast cities Are i 4 1 9 the colonial in 1920, the capable managers of Tho colonial cd Festena realized the advisability of associating with them a Young Man of thorough training in restaurant and cafe management Rirl finally arranged for u f Cuenin to undertake Many of the Active duties management. Cuenin is a son of the former proprietor of campy s in san fran Cisco which was destroyed in the great quake and fire. He is a Man of Long experience in this line and retains an interest in one of san Francisco s prominent cafes Early this year it was decided to incorporate the colonic cafeteria company by a strange coincidence the incorporation papers of the new company were issued in Sacramento on february 6, just 14 to a 1iv from the Runte of no room for concern under any unusual Strain to Thich the building or any part of it might be sub in designing the building first thought was Given to the construction of trusses which would carry the floors and other Load. Seven Large trusses were finally determined upon. They were built of heavy Angle steel not too heavy but amply so for the desired Pur pose. The Width of the building is fifty four feet and the special design of these trusses makes each one in effect a giant girder across this Span having a minimum height of six feet at each end and ten feet in the Center. Built like Deposit vat7lt these girders with the truss Rob and braces which stiffen the roof longitudinally form a Structure starts to Day Mary Carr i the famous Mother in Over the Hill scores another hit w Motte Tiad i Story of father Mot Iii a if by 53 -7 a i i v ,1 v i 1 the picture thai won play. Each of the seven great1 girders which Span the building Width in a vertical Mem Ber composed of two sections of four by six Angle steel. These end pieces Are imbedded in con Crete piers and All Wall reinforcing is tied info them before pouring Concrete the finished effect is the of a Safe de posit vault. From Street to Alley court from Side Vail cellar to to Side will and from roof this remarkable building mar up an Ideal achieve ment in erection of buildings of this class and one that is expected to withstand any Strans that May possibly come to it either through daily use or possible action of the elements including fire to protect Aga not which Many special pre cautions been taken culminating with roof mating of Oakland fun paint vaudeville mods Herbert in Apical Walter in conjunction with harms stars in stripes with Little Kitty Bennett 9 melodious maids soup and dance Ilenie tropical Trio Fiat it songs Tod filter tace i it s How we to Iti a Bill of music for music week see Silver then remember Mother s Day on May 13th 13th and Franklin streets Oakland Calif. Bune i i ii i w . Sharp a bicycle Parade promoted to show the youth of today the benefits of cycling. Everyone with any kind of a wheel invited. Decorate your Bike if you wish. Old riders Young riders old wheels new wheels All Are Welcome. Lay fir the whole Fred St. Onge of the Cycle trades Amer 1c a will ride hit Model High wheel. The Parade will end Lakeside Park no racing prizes will be awarded at the end of the Parade and a safety first demonstration while Riding bicycles will be elegant prizes for riders with Best decorated appearing girl riders. Riders with comic makeups. Oldest and youngest rider 3 prizes for boy scouts in uniform 3 Cycle trades of America Cycle suggestion ride a bicycle every you la be better every Way remember All you need to get in the Parade saturday is to have a bicycle and ride it everybody with any kind of a wheel is Welcome even. Cycling is a beneficial Means of transportation cycling is the Best of All outdoor exercise. Cycling is More popular than Ever before. Cycling 13 indulged in by the Best people in the world. Every Man woman boy and girl should ride a bicycle. Every boy and girl will want a bicycle for the Parade saturday. The bicycle is the Birthright of every boy and girl. Extra extra extra the school with the greatest number of riders in line will be presented with the Cycle Trad Sitf America Silver cup. Tell All your school boy and girl friends ask these dealers for particulars if you have a bicycle join in the Parade from the Start if not be at Lakeside Park for the big demonstration the route of the Parade will be patrolled by motorcycle riders on the famous Indian through the Courtesy of Hap Alzina. San cycler Chas. Wright prop. 707 e. 141h so san Leandro
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