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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 3, 1948, Oakland, California Church Meeting n Second Day (tour hundred church leaders Nortiura California and Ne- wlll meat today Firtt ptttiaa Church, Broadway and toe ttw aaeond all-day it the convocation for arranged under the au- r_. of the Northern California- restera Ntrada Council of thurchti, The conference, which is devoted church opened yester- afternoon and will continue tomorrow night Main icheduled for today In- European Theology by Dr. Hob- irt B. Hannen; Evangelism by the lit Rev. L. W. BartoD; The God of be Bible by Dr. Otto A, Hper; Eeent Religious Literature by the Pery Rev. James M. Malloch; Evangelism for Today by the Rev. Mr. Barton; The Biblical Idea of the Universe by Dr. Otto A. Piper. Featuring last night's session was i talk, "To Such an Age as By Dr. Joseph R. Sizoo, president vt the New Brunswick Theological Seminary of New Jersey. Dr. Sizoo will speak again lo- night.oh "These Things Have Been Written." The convocation was organized to ifford Protestant ministers an op- portunity for fellowship, confer- ence and instruction under the leadership of outstanding men in Ihe Protestant 'world. Funeral Rites Held For Ella May Bean ALAMEDA, Nov. 3. Funeral services were held today for Mrs. Ella May Bean, 83, who died Mon- day at a local hospital after an extended illness. A native of Illi- nois, she lived in Alameda 35 years. The family home is at 1807 Santa Clara Avenue. Surviving are three children, Wlliam S.' Bean, Alameda auto- mjjbile dealer; Samuel W. Bean atid Mrs. Leona Grant, Alameda; and two sisters, Mrs. Flora Mon- tague, Fresno, and Mrs. Lillie Tay- lor, Rodeo. There are two grand- children, Earl R., and Samuel W. Bean Jr. Services were conducted at p.m., at the Fowler-Anderson Mor- tuary, 2244 Santa Clara Avenue, by the Rev. John W. Glasse, Pres-. byterian' minister. Interment was at. Mountain View Crematorium. Church Turkey Whist The annual Thanksgiving turkey whist at the St. Andrew's Parish Hall, Adeline at 36th Street, will be held Friday at p.m. Serving on the committee in charge are: Eugene F. Murphy, Frank Farina, Idward J. Carey, Donald J. Mockel land William Caton. Dr. Jowph B. teoo, prtwl. drat of the Bnnswkk Theological Sominorr, who at lent nlghff Tucullon for 'Bay Smog Was Like Death Gas' The "death smog" which killed 19 persons in Donora, Fa., was almost identical to gas which settled over the Bay area two weeks ago, San Francisco Health Director J. C. Gei- ger said today. He reported the "bad smell" which bothered Bay area residents October 19 was caused by the same weather conditions which caused the death-dealing Pennsylvania fog. "But the fumes, luckily for the Bay area, weren't Gel- ger said. "They were similar to those in Donora, because they were a sulphurous derivative. "There, however, the smelters gave off sulphur dioxide, which, when mixed with droplets of -water in the fog, turned into sulphuric acid." The foul-smelling, Bay area smog was caused by another sulphur compound given off hy petroleum refining plants in the Oakland area. "Anyone who had asthma on tha' day suffered a definite the health director reported, "in some cases an acute attack. It was caused exclusively by the fumes in the air." He said it "isn't likely" that the Bay area would suffer a tragedy similar to Donora's since threr aye no smelters or plants in the region which release sulphur dioxide. FMMOfaJ BUM9 T9t Mov. HIM were held today for A, Web- ber, 79, retirod real estate operator of Hint Mich- and Berkeley red- dent for years. Dr. F. fcsrion Smith, pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, of which Webber was a member, conducted services at the Edward B. Niehaua Chapel, with cremation following, Bon n Hichifaa, Webber to Berkeley following retirement from business. He lived at Aid- more Road. Surviving are a widow, Katharine, and three children, Irene C. and George L. 'Webber of Berke- ley and Mrs. William L. Blancken- burg of Napa, as well as four grand- children. HOUSE BURGLARY NETS CntKITO, Nov. burglar wbo entered a MW home under construction at WTI .Olan Mawr Avenue, a floor aandec and an edger valued at Gerald Sylar, flooring contractor of 1119 Russell Street Berkeley, reported to XI Cerrito police late yesterday. Police said the burglar Jimmied the kitchen window to gain trance. f Mating A meeting of the Citizens Com- mittee for Old Age Pensions will be held Saturday at p.m. at the Odd Fellows HaU, llth and Franklin Streets. I. 17 Chamber to Oakland SAN Wot, _ ___ ueetien "What llakaa a will ha answered hy John Churchill, director of public rela- tions for an Oakland advertising firm, as fucst speaker at tomorrow's luncheon mtttlnf of the San dro Chamber of Commerce. Tbt fRttp wffl sJeo be------------ by Wesley IteClurt. Baa city manager, who will practicability of tuffeaOotu re- cently offered by the chamber oa current traffic problems.'H K. Blalsdell, chamber president, will preside. Thursday f veninas 9 Fanst ircen with IsMirious collar snd pockets of top quality Ssblt-dytd SquirrsI colters Md with, huge fur pockets, and othw unmuK nunipv litibns of finest FURWER-QUAIITY W us show you our hw iwy ifel twjf eotor, fit. ft ON 9RMNT8 KNOCKS DOWN WINTER WEMR FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY GRANTS KEEPS YOUNG FOLK COZY! Screened Prints on fVRE SILK SQUARES x 34" we Exquisite imported silk squares to drape or tie ac- cording to th. lates fashion dictates. Choose from a rainbow of colors! All-Wool Squares 6? Women's Pitted Coat Sweaters 5.98 shttl S-Cdof Choke! 38 to 46! Wecther-wirhHTindinQ. wool covert in a bevy of new gray, burgundy wine, block, forest green, 10-18. V
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