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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - September 25, 1955, Oakland, California
Local forget me not fund Campaign mapped the Jui be Xuc streets throughout the Oakland area. Maj. George r. Jordan Here thursday Jordan to plans for the annual disabled american veterans. Me not fund raising drive Here have moved ahead with the appointment of committee chairmen for the november Campaign. Oakland Dav chapter no. 7 will direct the drive in this area under the honorary chair Manship of mayor Clifford e. Rishell Kent d. Pursel chair Man of the county Board of supervisors and Jess Waller according to Frank s. Cozzo Chap Ter Robert s. Kennemore will be chairman of a rally on nov. 5 at City Hall Plaza. The drive will continue through nov. 12. Other chairmen now planning various phases of the week Long drive Are Leonard if. Olson past commander budget and treasurer George Dupoy senior vice commander Street sales John f. Policastro Junior vice commander publicity Charles j. Gardner service offi cer Vince Barraco fund accounting Corbit Ray solicitors Mort Mccrary and Tom Vorrath direct mailed Moya canisters and Flowers Tom Tuley auxiliary participation. Members of the chapter s women s auxiliary again will this year the chapter will use two methods of Cozzo said. We will use a direct mail program to business houses and firms and employ the use of volunteers to sell the for get me not on the streets Dur ing the week of the All . Collected by the j1j.j. Luj Juo j chapter will be used in this area for the maintenance of the Dav s service office in the vet Erans memorial building and continuance of the regular re habilitation and entertainment programs already in effect in a and military hospitals in. The area Cozzo explained. Nothing is forwarded to National Dav Headquarters from the fund raising drive in this area. The chapter s service officer Charles Gardner his assistance on a me compensations claims pensions insurance and schooling Lor vet Erans and their families. Serv ices through the serv ice office Are without charge and without regard to color race Creed or Veteran affiliation. The kick off rally on nov. 5 will feature music by the Marine corps band and. Remarks by the honorary chairmen Ana other civic and fraternal leaders. A special rally feature will be the presentation of a National Dav Bronze service citation to an Oakland area resident m recognition of outstanding rehabilitation work for disabled vet the local chapter pre sents such a citation once a year. Pfc. Manuel Nunes chapter no. 67, Dav of san Leandro will hold its fund raising drive vice officer in. Conjunction with Oakland volunteers chapter. Robert Dugger is the a full time third mystery blast in week jolts grizzly Peak area Berkeley sept. 24 a mystery explosion the third n a week was Felt late tonight by residents in the Vicinity of grizzly Peak blvd. And heard in North Oakland. Police speculated that All three of the blasts May have been caused by dynamite Sticks set off by pranksters. Gene Smith a Berkeley fire Man stationed at grizzly Peak fire Tower in Tilden Park said the explosions took place some where Between the Tower and the 752nd army anti aircraft installation. He said he heard the first blast about 10 . Sept. 16 shortly after the football Parade. The second one he said was about the same time either last monday or tuesday tonight s blast Smith re ported was the loudest of the three. James Duncan duty ser Geant for the 752nd a unit described the explosion As feel ing like a 10-gauge Shotgun go ing off under my both Duncan and Smith said it Felt like one or two Sticks of dynamite. Smith said that a few minutes before the explosion there was a car parked in the Vicinity con Taining a group of Young men who apparently had been drink ing and were making a great amount of noise. After the explosion he said there was no More noise. Berkeley police sgt. Ralph m. Bishop Aid two Lyle line throwing Iso 200 pounds each had Oceen stolen from Concrete m front of Spenger i fish Grotto and could make a an program to feature Art and Craft work Berkeley sept Spe Cial program featuring Craft and Art instruction will be featured at a meeting of the senior citizens activity Center Beth Al Vine and Arch streets from 10 . To . Wednesday. Participants Are asked to bring lunches. Coffee and will served at the Center. The program is co sponsored by the National Council of jewish women . Sec Tion and the jewish Community Center Berkeley division. Jalk thursday maj. George Lacey Jordan Jtj Saf will be the guest speaker at a meeting at the. Lake Jet Orritt breakfast club thurs Day morning. 3ordan went to France with american expeditionary in 1917 and served As an Krial gunner with the first Jet Pursuit group the noted Hick Jen Backer outfit formed from the Espadrille. Curing world War ii he of served As a lend lease expediter n.j., and great Falls bttont., on the route Over which for Russia were flown and 1944. He is the author of the Book major Jordan s land Many articles in National and has lectured an Indore than 100 cities throughout Btij e country in 1949 his Story Chat plane loads of . Atomic and other face sets were sped to Russia with Sanction of responsible gov Jeni ment officials set off a con eyes signal inquiry. Jordan said Mit while in great Falls he saw i suitcase after suitcase full of department and other Doc fitments in russian baggage. He he saw references to in Jeff a produced by fission of split Ting to neutrons and protons and to Walls five feet thick of Lead and water to control flying i All that was Long before any but a select few in the a United states had been let in on secret that there was such a As an atomic Energy pro Jordan s talk will his observations As be based he re them in his diary with on How the acts affect country s National defense. I r the breakfast meeting will Jyce held at . Thursday at Lake Merritt restau Friant. Malcolm Champlin will be airman of the Day. _ Auto injures 7, As she uses Bike 7-year-old girl was critically inured last night when she was a struck by an automobile. Shaken to Kaiser foundation Hospital with a fractured left leg and possible brain concussion Kathleen Hendrickson 10907 a Mireed ave., Oakland. She was there from Fairmont Hospital where she was Given treatment. Accident occurred at do Jiant ave. And e. 14th St. Driver the car was Francisco gon i Jilves 60, an insurance broker lot 120 Stokes ave., san lean police said. He was West on e. 14th. I officers Law Junce Mckee or. And George Sunderson said the child was her bicycle As she a started to Cross the Street in a it marked crosswalk. She was Al shocked 12 feet the officers and the car passed Over 5 i Gonsalves was cited for Viola Otto n of the pedestrian right of Council to discus summer Camp j Alameda sept. For the Alameda Council of Camp fire girls summer Camp will be discussed by directors a meeting at . Mon j Day in Stephens Center. Charles Schwab chairman of the Camp committee will report the Camp building plans according to miss France Malefyt Council executive. J the Alameda Council Pur chased 40 acres of land near Nevada City last Spring As site for its proposed summer recreation area. T mrs. Lawrence Terry will pre Over the meeting. _ Iloo newspaper aides n. Y. Convention i York sept. 24 j 200 members of the Institute of newspaper controllers i finance officers assembled re today for the group s ant ii convention opening Mon the convention will be pre ceded by a meeting of the Board of tonight and a Locial session tomorrow. Social invitations and Bills Are regular visitors in the Oliver s Arden suburb Mailbox. Jack s 600 suit Only solves both problems. Moot Jack Olivor. He s demonstrating the unusual new speakerphone and you could t find a More qualified Young executive tack started As a lineman with Pacific Telephone and. Telegraph 14 years ago is now a Sacramento office manager. Being carefully and correctly dressed has been a part of his Success and this Clear finished Brown worsted a Roos 600, of course is proof that tack knows How and where to buy a Good suit. Roos 600 suits Are Superior in every detail from their carefully selected Woolen fabrics to their outstanding tailoring. No wonder the Roos 600 is still the first Choice of hundreds of other California businessmen consider carefully a Roos 600 for your new fall suit. Priced at Only w whole in the Roos 600 ? working at a desk most of the Day Jack must a suit that can take the Roos 600 is tailored to Wear Well always look neat. Only wish i could play Mote admits Jack. Although Only a weekend golfer he still enjoys a fast round with a Friendly foursome. It. My it wife Bernyce twin sons Kim and Kevin and Daugh Ter Melinda give daddy the Royal Welcome after work. His business suit a Roos 600. Roos 600 suits Are tailored by master craftsmen Thop for Srotir of
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