Oakland Tribune in Oakland, California
28 Nov 1937

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28 Nov 1937

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 28, 1937, Oakland, California Oakland Tribune sunday november 28, 1937 Survey counts plague victims tuberculosis afflicts 1800 in county says Alameda association celebrate 57th anniversary r a v ave eases of Ala Seca Locay. To a report Sade by he Ali Loeda and health . The report recently car pitted. Is for the year 1936, showing s Udes Trace of deaths from the disease Here As Well As persons . official death certificates the actual hone residence of each person dying in county in 1336 has been placed on a spot map ocal deaths of con residents the county have been eliminated. The number of tuberculosis i county last year was 243." the re 1 port shows. This excluded deaths of non residents. Other studies have shown that there Are five to seven living cases for each death. On this basis the number of living cases of j tuberculosis in Alameda county to j Day would approach 1800. As the sit i nation has not changed material since the end of last year. Other studies recently made by the tuberculosis association show that there Are about four persons living in the Homes of each person having tuberculosis in this county. This Means that the number of household members in tuberculosis Homes is probably around 7000. These Are the persons who have usually had most direct Contact with the sick person and who Are. There fore most Likely to have become Christmas the tuberculosis association said help to carry Rater playground activities news of Junior increase asked r athletes and athletics in East Bay area Gram to Aid tuberculosis clinics examine students in the schools ant find undiscovered sources of tuberculosis infection or. And mrs. Hiram m. Williamson who last night celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary at a family gather ing Here. Williamson recalled for his grandchildren and great grandchildren experiences in Indian wars of the photo. Concern petitions i for 10 pet. Advance j on ail charges Xiv. 27 ref the Pullman company of Chicago j today be com Merce Corr Mission for a 10 per cent increase if. Sii parlor and sleeping car rates and charges estimated to increase Revenue by an i the american transit association i a voluntary composed of 13 electric railways petitioned the commission to share in any freight rate increases allowed to rail car j riders. J the railroads will Start presenting j evidence monday on their Apphia i j Tion for a horizontal 15 per cent in i 1 crease in freight rates on commode i ties. I the electric application j supported the steam carriers Peti i Tion. The Mississippi Valley Barge line company St. Louis. To i i eco j a petition asking an increase com Merui irate with the railroads. Civic leaders donate services for pageant pageant set for annual appearance former employee of u. C. Dies at 79 Berkeley nov. Spencer 79, former head Mechanic for the University of California department of mining on the Berkeley Campus died Here today at his Home 3100 Benvenue Arteue. Spencer who we born in Leicestershire june 27, 1858, had lived in Berkeley for the past 31 years working with the univer sity until his retirement in 1934. Spencer and his wife celebrated their Golden wedding anniversary last january. He had been for 33 years an elder in the missionary Alliance Taber Nacle in Oakland. Him Are his widow mrs. Kate Spencer two Sisters mrs. Spencer Macky of san Francisco and mrs. Lucy Lawry two Brothers Edmund and Percy of new zealand is Well As a daughter the wife of Bev. George Simmonds of san fran Cisco. Services will be at 2 o clock tues Day afternoon with interment at Sunset View cemetery. Slayer of u. S. Deputy removed to Hospital 7 William Pierce 73, Slayer of Wil Foj Liam Raoul Dorsey 51, Deputy United states marshal was removed yesterday from the City prison to i the Alameda county Hospital for observation for a digestive ailment Pierce told his attorney. Sam Wagoner in court yesterday that he a had eaten nothing since wednesday night when he was arrested follow ing the shooting. He said he was unable to eat jail fare because of for illness. Stanford mothers club head injured George o. Wilson Sierra Road Stanford University and his wife who is president of the Ford University mothers club suffered severe cuts and bruises in a retd on Auto Accident on the Bay Shore Highway near Belmont late last night. Manuel Sala 249 Henry Street san Francisco Driver of the other car and his father Sylvester Sala suffered severe Scalp lacerations. San Leandro Lions minstrel show opens tomorrow san Leandro nov. It up As its theme the first annual Benefit minstrel show be Vin sponsored by the san Leandro mor inlprcst5ng old Frontier couple wed 57 years grandchildren and great grand children gathered about or. And mrs. Hiram m. Williamson last night to listen to tales of Indian fighting recounted by one recalled the skirmishes of the 1860 s from first hand experience. Williamson 83. And his wife. Mrs. Flora Williamson 75. Were celebrating their 57th wedding anniversary As guests of Honor at the Home of their daughter. Mrs. W. E. Hurst at 2607 64th Avenue. Present also was another Daugh Ter. Mrs. R. C. Kerr. While four of their nine grandchildren and five of their nine great grandchildren who live in metropolitan Oakland were also present a son. W. R. Williamson lives at grand Forks. N. D., and there is another daughter mrs. J. , at Medford. Ore. The couple were married at new York Mills minn., 57 years ago while Williamson was employed in a Bank in that City. Previously he had come across the Plains from Illinois to the Middle West during the Indian uprisings and could spin Many a yarn of his experiences in those Pioneer Days for the edification of youngsters the family. The Williamson came to califor Nia in 1923 after Williamson retired from business. Their Home is at 2615 63rd Avenue. Prune crops now accepted entire the prune credit corporation of California announced yesterday it had authorized acceptance of entire crops and made available funds for payment immediately Ware housing of growers pooled prunes. Formerly Only one third of a grower s prune crop could be contributed to the Pool a Federal loan from the commodity credit corporation will enable immediate financing of the grower pooling of prunes. Corpora Tion manager r. P. Baker said. Baker said the corporation has Al ready accepted pooling agreements from growers aggregating several thousand tons. The first evidence of growers acceptance of the proposed pooling plan in terms of actual signed con tracts is most Baker added. Before december 1 Ware houses will be open to serve the principal prune producing areas of the purpose of the program Baker said is to relieve the Trade from the heavy Supply of unsold prunes in growers hands and to provide a substantial Down payment to grow ers who deliver to the Pool. Cocker spaniels Are popular at show Berkeley. Nov. Popularity at the first Berkeley dog show held in three years went today to the Cocker Spaniel with 40 entries of j this Breed As compared to 35 Boston j terriers next largest class to com i Pete for honors. Held under the auspices of the Berkeley Kennel club the do2 dietary fables to be exploded at Tribune s cooking school Many old dietary fables will be explode by Dorothy Ayers Loudon nationally known Home economics expert who will conduct the Oak and Tribune s Semi annual cooking school at Oakland auditorium the Ater. December 1. 2 and 3. Metropolitan Oakland Home makers Are already Well acquainted with mrs. Loudon who has Given lectures to thousands of women on he Pacific coast. Women today have a much broader understanding of dietary mrs. Loudon said to Day and As a result the menu in he average Home is far ahead of that it was a few years ago. High ambition and a slim budget arc not compatible if the homemaker will exercise her imagination a bit. Appetizing. Nourishing meals need not wreck the budget if a few simple rules for menu planning Are kept n mind. The modern electric refrigerator is a great Aid in enabling the homemaker to take advantage of or grocer s specials and to buy in Quantity for its preserves the food perfectly for a remarkably Long programs informal mrs. Loudon stresses especially he fact that her programs Are in irely informal and those attending Are invited to brine their problems and questions to the cooking school. She will be Happy to answer these questions and to share the Benefit j f her Rich experience to help solve perplexing homemaking problems. Every homemaker whether shr in Bride or grandmother will find tics programs filled to overflowing j with worthwhile recipes menu Suc the cooking school the afternoon programs on wednesday and thurs Day december 1 and 2, and the evening school on Friday Decem Ber 3. At your own Price Opportunity to acquire a modern Wedgewood Gas Range or a frigid Aire refrigerator at your own Price will be afforded at Friday s session. Of 453 entries was reported with dogs coming from As far East As new York and from All parts of the state. The list of judges was headed by Norman Mcconnell of Vancouver d. A. His aides including or. J Turver miss Electa Westcott and e. C. O Dea. This year s show held at the Berkeley natione1 guard armory Addison near Grove Street will be followed in june by another similar event according to officers of the Kennel club. E. J. Hardy is president of the club with mrs. Gifford Douglas and chief of police John a. Green ing As vice presidents and mrs. J. C. Edwards Secretary. Court ruling speeds Chino prison project civic leaders and recreation department officials Are uniting to make the 1337 annual Christmas pageant the most outstanding Community project of the year. When the big festival is presented in the municipal auditorium on december 18 and 19, these executives will abandon their official roles raiment for the glittering garb of Yule tide symbols and pageantry. District attorney Earl Warren will reign As Kris Kringle Louise Jorgensen the spirit of Christmas Marshall Rutherford a s father time lower Row Helen Hopkins Todd Iverson and manager Howard Holman will represent the recreation department As directors behind the scenes. Noon play at Mann praised passing lightly Over the very the state supreme court in san j Fine program he is conducting after Francisco ruled yesterday that a school hours on the Horace Mann commission appointed by the legis lature in 1935 is legally empowered to Purchase or condemn land for projected state prison at Chino in i san Bernardino county. J opponents had filed an action in the san Bernardino county Supe rior court contending the commis Sion was without such Power. The Case eventually reached the state supreme court. The ruling removed another obstacle in the of building the new prison which will be financed with state and Federal funds. Auto St faces suit Over fire aftermath of an Accident in which an Auto crashed into a serv ice station at 100th Avenue and i foothill Boulevard setting it afire playground supervisor William by insists the spotlight today be Given mrs. Ruth Aldrich faculty member for the organized noon hour sports program she sponsors. Any Success of the late afternoon schedule of which he has charge says the Eastside Mentor is due almost entirely to the carry Over zest inspired by the mid Day pro Gram of spirited Competition As handled by this Volunteer official from the academic teaching ranks. As a Reward for the excellent response among the girls and boys toward a noon recess tournament program this semester ivors. Aldrich. With the cooperation of supervisor sidelines and benches by Jane Grey with the close of the first annual metropolitan Oakland Junior ten Nis championships sponsored by the Lake Merritt breakfast club and managed by the local recreation department due credit was Given Here to those in charge of promoting a worthy cause. As a matter of fact about everyone concerned received homage from this depart ment except of course the one who did most of the work and the worrying to make it the Fine Suc by Jane Grey under the auspices of the land of dads clubs and sponsored by the local recreation annual christinas passant be presented in Urray evening december 18 and sunday afternoon. December 19. In the and the has arrived 10 announce that tickets go on Public Sale on ave nes Day december 1. Recreation head quarters. 215 City Kail the school administration b and Sher . Clay Corpany 20ih and a. For th-3 season s gala fes Ival will be the business and women s club and o re Ihan our own Ean Warren wih _ cavort As c Siss to the Delight of try nearly Ikuo 1571 if you want Xac figures school form ing the end choruses of the lab Ora e spectacle the theme of which is the Light of the and its i Mission As always to spread the i gospel of peace on Earth and Good will to men by Hole children s own Creed of love Faith and Hope. Daily rehearsals daily rehearsals under the direction of Louise Jorgensen goes on merrily in More than 50 schools these Days and manager Howard to Man confesses that with miss St Helm j the pageant processes Are Pam Tess and his worries Are nil. While the theme and sequences of the three hour program of song dance and pantomime remain the each year the various groups comprised of from eight to 30 from each of the 50 or More schools Are annually changed about of course. To lend a new note to the old. Old Story. Each season when miss Jorgensen sounds her Call to arms there is a mad scramble to be listed among those selected for the current pro i Gram but there comes the inevitable i moment the numbers to be Cut almost in half to meet the limitations of space and material. It is then that the Day becomes a i Blue monday indeed for those , because of recent previous participation must step out and give that coveted spot to a Novice group. _ a.-, j i groups from our newest Grade from the playground special school win events department for the two Days thrill of their Young lives this year of school last week were these activities supervisor Lloyd Jackson s mar Ionette club of 12 members is ready j c three pigs play read gleaned when tiny girls from Redwood Heights and Toler Heights schools Don fairy costumes for the night. Whip Jar and Allendale children gave up their Placa in the pageant these 30 tiny lots from the sub j f Urban districts might have their to launch its first production of moment in the show the Highland three Little pigs for the amuse j group too. Is new this season and ment of the school enrolment at they Are going to see plenty of a Large and these Are the skillful Tion As the in Santa s craftsmen who soon present an pack. Very much in the foreground i original version of the a Alt Disney j will be Leandro Junior High coloured classic j group of Santa s helpers who also Harold hitter. June Parramore. And that completes the Jores. Tom Perez. Bromley list of first night performers on Loren . Stuart Bromley. Gene kick Hill. Art Wade. John Wade and Earl Ine present . Cowan directs music As always. Elbert Cowan ill pre Side As musical director and mar Davidson. Cess it turned out to be. As chairman of the committee Paul g. Carver break fast club member and recreation a. For mrs. Loudon through the Cour j Wpc to e a Superior i by a. Tesy of Brenner a will be auctioned judge e gr2 yesterday. J defendants in the Case were i when the two Wedgewood Gas ranges and the Frigidaire supplied ?200d damage were men is eats " i Gether with the next Day s matches to the highest bidders. Attendance awards including 12 Market baskets daily and numerous other items will be special attractions at the cooking school. Watch the Tribune for a Complete list of these valuable awards. Kote the dates december 1. 2 and 3, and plan to be Early for the Best seats. A cations. And Kitchen Short cuts to make her work j i be held tomorrow and tuesday j afternoon sessions and one at the High school Aadi-1 evening program will be at Tonus. One Hundred and Twenty five san civic leaders merchants and students of the san Leandro High the cast of the show which is being directed by we Jam pit Hoot of new York. J features of hit it include i review scenes a big foot Ballet i is composed of Many of the City s leading citizens and a mod Black faced Minst a show. Heading the minstrel review Are Vel Dickie As interlocutor c. M. Swallow Paul Publ Don Clemin son Tom Knick and Dick Carrillo end men. The remainder of the review will comprise a mixed chorus. Funds derived from the affair will be used to defray of distributing baskets of foodstuffs during the Christmas season. Lions club members in charge of arrangements Are c. M. Swallow general chairman Ben White pro Henry Seramur jr., tickets Loder stage manager and i r Tel Dunn publicity chairman Charles and Madeline Elrod for j issued from the first Merly of 506 Adams Street. San j lineups very obviously will be in Leandro. The Accident occurred eluded along those of Many need to be said when the second where and with i for noon hour play mates is reached the press without delay. It april 4, 1935. Arney sought a Cash Register Worth of lib Ricat ing Oil and asserts sports equip ment was destroyed in the Blaze along with batteries accessories and tires. The suit charged negligence on the part of Charles Elrod who Many new recruits Bill and Bob Dailey. Kon Ackman. Jim and Larry Martinez. John nest. Vernon a jars Bill Statford Bill Sank. Bill on this Eastside playground basketball courts the veterans of last i shall Rutherford will enter the Pic Jones to repeat their championship j must budget strictly through the record when the current contest holidays we turn now to the of gets under Way shortly. Here Are schools and the sons and dance num a Sauneu me was he who kept players informed the seemingly invincible title hold hers the groups will portray. C r i Aro by phone on the Many details con ers coming the daily regulations. It Eddie was he who kept a daily file of All highlights of the tournament. It was he in fact who saw to it that they Are Given in the order in which Rose. Pm cent . i they make of Weir Entrance in the Latorri. Waste Redfern. Frank Roonpo. Pageant As follows i Greeves. Cliff Walters Allen Carlson. Was driving the car. Arney s at i Andrew and Alfred Reordan. Bill Borsch. Torney was Howard b. Crittenden jr., of Tracy. Mosby. Mel Charles Baldwin. I each and every one but himself Clarence Baker. Clorce Short. Dave ack i duly to of ived the publicity to which he entitled. And just by Way of Good Meas Are. It was supervisor what should have been his Day spent Man. Buik Kruer. Bob Kruger Manuel Delrose. Tony Del Rose. Ken Dean. Hay Bart Jose Delrose. Ben state asks s. F. Pay Back Relief loan san Francisco today was Dunne the state of California for pay ment of the first instalment from its Gas tax allotment to repay the state for a Relief loan made in 1933. Calvin Baker. Bob Norton. Wir Ston car Cara. 1c ears Fedt. Bob Kente. Charles Davis. Bill Shippley. Dick Robson. Richard Herman. Dave Jones. Bob Hansen. Dave Castanette. Roy Silveria and Norton Tounsend. Hoover handball winners named lie Gaby. Ean Mccavery. Boots Walker. Joe Marenco Tony Luchessi and Ausie Hildebrandt. Garfield girls and boys from the Elemen tary department of this Eastside Junior High school Are basking in the limelight of recent victories in Westlake. Heralds . Messen Gers Lou Ell air Eim hum hours Wilson Queen and Sun Maidens Hoover court. Wind sprites Durant a n. University Snow court , mat veil. Snow flakes Moss Jacic Frost Maxwell sprites Sherman Frost fairies Bret Harte. Frolic Snow bc3 a Parker Snow nails Lincoln Snow men and Snow , Washington skater boys and netball and soccer. Supervisor Don j girls Golden Gate sleighs to bog Raffanti is pleased to report the j Moawood. Can. Class cd netball team won the Dos ers Kaw Thorre and Jefferson Nolly and strict championship in the recent. I. To Leif Tot Irma thnh Natl . L__1l 1_ _ a a goodly part of that same Armi Stice Day rounding up the newly crowned champions for an after noon Date with the camera Man play Day series and the class j Beu at the Tribune studio. J cd soccer squad tied with Frank Cia Ivson. Lapaz Ette. The first we knew of his Connic Lin for the title by Binning 3 and j sics Jodl a Nam Rod funds state controller Harry b. Riley the class a a net team failed to they preferred to Shelve the matter holy a int by the entire embarrassment is causes. But Greg ate on the est Side Home area nor Mildred Hainan and Hazel Parmard. J morning s work or. Carver. Moratorium could not be arranged to defer or caned the obligation doubles. Mildred also won the second perhaps by state wide initiative claiming that payment would sen j dry and Electra Ousby hamper activities of the Street department. Oakland police asked to seek missing girl Jean Griffith won the title in two pends Mak Deline Roan. Room 30 singles win re Jean Howard and Frances ref sch. Dongles victors of Joom 24. The next attraction in line for the Hoover Sirls is the basketball play Day scheduled for january 12. Practice is now under Way and will cause we won t right it serves you j 126 Occidental men get varsity letters Brookdale Avenue last seen in an teams blues Manan Wilbur Farnham. 23. A Soldier Sta honed at fort Scott returned Here last night and said he and the girl j decided to Elope and started to Art in Unitive fairies gathered in the i Center of the Mammoth Arena. The girls who earned their 15 athletic t schools providing his Vista of five Points by defeating Jefferson and and six year of fairy loveliness in Horace Mann in the recent play Day j elude series to make them almost certain Piedimont Avenue Fruitvale. Santa of an award at the close of these be. Horace Mann Edison Grant Mester Are class cd Barbara in Redwood Heights. Toler Heights sign Captain Gloria Guerra june Peralta Bella Carrea Gloria Garrison june of j Xonie kilns. Rist Rose Marie Crawford Ila Gorie it As hardly necessary to add that o Connoe and Doris majors. Class the proceeds of the pageant provide Rebara Eye examinations and glasses As Well Zim As shoes for needy children All cases items this week As the tigers rang Merman. Lois device " Hazel som of which Are certified by the school in. Maraaret be j Down the curtain on their 1937 foot ers. Lois Lang and Lmarjorie Rich. . J Ball season. J although the boys lost to Horace n. Jeanne mane Wilson Thelma Dorothy Ayers Loudon Home economics expert will conduct the Oakland Tribune s Semi annual cooking school which will Start december i at the Oakland auditorium theater continue through three photo. Christmas whist san Leandro. Nov. J hitch hike Torcino tuesday. They i became engaged in an argument _ Redding. However and decided to nah Institute no. 68. Y. L. I. Of san return Home. The men left Farn-1 Leandro. Will hold its annual Ham at Willows when the girl said Christmas whist party december 9 she intended to ride Home with j in the i. O o. F. Hall according them. To mrs. Edmona Poe president. Fam Ham gave police the License miss Jeanetta Sanderson is chair number of the car. J mania charge of sail season. The it Crmen Art Mann m the finals for the Socco i la Canada Perry Holden. A i 4v Goree incite. Park. Tackles District title a week ago. The Al Walz and Bob Ryf. Ease Rock Wil in Irish. Glendale Jack Thatcher. Van guards Bill Bartlett. Santa Mon Ica. Darrell gaffers. San Mario Sam Patterson. Los Angeles Auvril Sandifer Dick Fanner. Al Monte. Cen ters John Carmona. Los Angeles and class cd Captain Marvin Elmore Harold Wieman. San Bernardino. Baker Jimmy Slyh. John Metz. Henry Backfield performers who Uon their Coors. Karris Jack Cocker and san of Harry Hough and Jack me Ford Murro. Cready los annexes Glenn Groves. Hunt class a a contain Hay . Inkton Park Don Peters Pomona Aram Mansum. Wesley Lucent. Audie Rei Bian. Bob Smith. John Van Etten. Risis. Sorze Alexander. Muligan. Pasadena hop Swartz Rex i Bud Arfon. Muff Rrt inf Edleston Ana hdm Earle ready Bathe Perry. I fast hard fought Battles glorified the losers As Well As the winners. These Allendale fielders looked great even in defeat Bock to Ednie Down. Imson. Morrie Kohn ice Coons and Richard Golf association to gather december 11 Xor them California Golf association will elect officers and directors at their annual meeting to be held Doc Embe. 11 at the Bur Lingame country club. The delegpte1 will have the use of the club course during the Day and dinner will be served at 6 so o clock. T

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