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San Mateo Times (Newspaper) - March 14, 1947, San Mateo, CaliforniaSettlement thought near in Cobb divorce the weather it tar Toa Fht to saturday cooler sat Fey Tew tonight 41, High saturday mat go county a Tome owned Nev Papek United and associated fuss it beat twos vol. 47, no. 63 twelve pages san mated California Friday March 14, 1947 5e fee pee month mrs. Cobb ready to suit against to settlement seen near deposition to be called off Redwood City March 14. Attorney Melvin Belli co coun Sel for mrs. Tycobb said to Day that an out of court Settle was expected to be reached in her divorce suit against the one time Georgia peach for division of Community property set at and monthly Alimony of Cobb has indicated to us that she wants the divorce action Belli who is associated with attorney Daniel Feeley of san Jose in representing estranged wife. She stated that she and Cobb Are reaching a settlement Cobb made the overtures. He is a great one for stealing Home. I Don t know what he Belli said it has not been decided whether mrs. Cobb will proceed to take a divorce but he believed suit May be called off in a of a settlement satisfactory to her. He gave no intimidation of the terms. The attorney said Cobb s appear Ance at the former s office Here to make a deposition in the Case tomorrow morning has been tentatively adding Well know about that later Cobb resident of Atherton was sued March t on a charge of cruelty. The couple separated in 1939. Although her suit specified As Community property the sex big leaguer deprecated the amount. 24 War vet suits to be filed county Lewis sen ice san Carlos March Ney Truman s. Waterman also a san Carlos councilman is expected file 24 suits for specific perform once of contract in the Superior court at Redwood City this after noon on behalf of War Veteran clients disputing a Rise in prices for Homes erected in the Sunset High lands Here. One similar suit already is on file. News behind the news copyright Mcclure Washington by Ray Tucker while the United states and Britain co operate to meet a foreign crisis of world magnitude the Domestic Price and wage Structure May suffer such severe Strain in the next few months a that it will Lessen Anglo american turn to Page 2, column 1 reduction on most of our used cars Nuu comb on i pm up to Moo w the Feninella. We in tote of 25 payment Termi. Smallcomb Chevrolet it lout i-m7t Anne Baxter wins Academy award for movie role the daughter of a Burlingame family stood on the threshold of movie immortality today following last night s award of oscars by the Academy of motion picture arts and sciences. She is Anne Baxter daughter of or. And mrs. Kenneth Baxter of 111 Valdesflores drive Burlingame chosen for the finest supporting role of the year. She played Sophie in the razor s or. And mrs. Baxter had an engagement in san Francisco last night and did not hear the radio broadcast the award to miss Baxter made by Lionel Barrymore. Wed in june or. Baxter said he had not contacted his daughter but had sent congratulations through her Hus band actor John Hodiak this morning by phone. Miss Baxter who has gained High recognition in Hollywood for her roles in a number of pictures Dar ing the past three was mar ried to Hodiak last june 8 at the Home of her parents in Hillsborough. She was one of five candidates for the Honor competing against Stellar performances by Gale Sondergard in Anna and the King of Ethel Barrymore in the spiral Flora Robson. In the Saratoga trunk and Ann Todd in the seventh Academy awards Hollywood March Fredric March was chosen the Best actor of the year Olivia de Havil land was named Best handles Harold Russell stole the show at last night s 19th annual presentation of awards by the Academy of motion picture arts and sciences. Russell the Veteran with the Hooks in the Best years of our which won the Best Pic Ture award went Home with two oscars tucked under his Arm. His Best years role his first in motion pictures brought him Academy acclaim As the Best sup porting actor and a special award by the Academy s Board of directors. The Board did not know he would win the supporting award because results were kept m a sealed envelope until announce ment were made from the stage. March absent it was March s role in the Best Anne Baxter years of our depicting turn to Page 2, column 3 people to get greek facts Washington March congressional foreign policy leaders set out today to make sure that Congress and the people get All essential information concerning president Truman s proposal for Aid to Greece and Turkey especially the extent to which u. S. Military personnel will be involved. Majority favor move a evidence so far indicated that a majority of Congress will support or. Truman s emergency plan to Block the spread of cd my Nitro in the near East. But Lead ers in both House and Senate stressed the need to have All questions about implications of the pol icy answered publicly and to their satisfaction. The House foreign relations com Mittee met in closed session for three hours today with three Cabi net officers. A member said after the meeting that they spelled out turn to Page 2, column 5 warm weather to continue tomorrow with Peninsula thermometers ranging around the mid-70s today the Weatherman predicted that to Morrow too will be sunny. Sinday though it might not be so warm and Bright. He said that Clouds will probably Start forming Etc tomorrow night and there might a few Light showers late sunday afternoon. However there is no Henvy rain on the horizon and the Lummer like weather ii Likely to Lut foe Mother crowd jams tanforan track 2 cities seek to locate armory on fiesta site san Bruno March almost summer weather prevailing a record breaking opening Day crowd estimated at Over jammed their Way through the turnstiles today to celebrate the first race meet veld at the historic tanforan race track since before the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Street cars special buses and special trains brought full loads of race fans and returned to san Francisco and Peninsula Points for second loads. The first race got away from the automatic starting Gate at on what horsemen consider a fast track. With parimutuel machines rented from Bay Meadows in addition to the starting Gate and other equip ment and after fighting several be Gal Battles in Federal court in san Francisco with the civil production administration the track although not completed entirely will run a 41-Day meet track officials estimated that the parimutuel take would be around and predicted a crowd of turn to Page 2, column 2 of u. sign military pact Manila March 99 year agreement providing for five major american military bases and other minor posts in the Philip Pines was formally signed tonight in the glittering Council of state Hall of Malabanan Palace. The agreement reached after weeks of negotiation contains proviso that in the interest of International Security any of the bases May be made available to the Security Council of the United nations resurrection plea denied to Mcmonigle Warden Sacramento agree Gas death will be final Warden Clinton Duffy at san Quentin today refused to per Mit a scientist to attempt to bring a condemned murderer Back to life after his execution. The scientist or. Robert Cornish already has revived dead dogs. He said russian scientists reportedly had tried experiments reviving dead per sons and that he thought he could succeed in resurrecting the condemned murderer Thomas h. Mcmonigle 36, of san Mateo. To attorney general Cornish said that Mcmonigle told him he was offering his body for the Experiment in the interests of humanity. Even if the Lazarus like resurrection succeeded it would not mean Freedom for Mcmonigle Cornish said since he has con fessed a second murder for which he has not been tried. Meanwhile in governor Warren s office in Sacramento where a letter had been received from or. Cornish requesting permission for the Experiment it was stated that action would be up to the department of corrections. John n. Klinger Deputy chief of the department said an opinion would be asked from the state attorney general. Duffy says no but Warden Duffy said flatly that he would allow no experiments at the prison. Either the next of Kin will claim Mcmonigle s body or he will be buried in the prison Duffy said. Mrs Edna Mcmonigle who lives in san Mateo with her 16-month old daughter said that when she turn to Page 2, column 2 haste urged to get state commitment fiesta directors reported in favor Coyote Point secondary the san Mateo and Burlin game Chambers of Commerce will provide committees to work with the California National guard in efforts to secure a site for the erection of Arron by Here it Wai announced today after urgency of the action was pointed out to a joint meeting of the Chambers by col. Walter Schoaff commander of the 681st anti air Craft artillery of the guard. Fiesta Aid seen Schoaff also disclosed that the guard is Only slightly interested in a Coyote Point site and would pre Fer a location near the Bay Meadows Airport As better strategically suited in relation to railroads and highways. He told the meeting he has been informed the Fichta association prospective purchasers of a fair site adjacent to Bay Meadows will cooperate with the National guard. Schoaff said he recently held a meeting with the fiesta association directors to inform them of the guard s plans. Urges haste he urged haste in the securing of a site on the ground that Many other communities will seek shares of the state appropriation intended to cover construction of 282 armoires within the state. He inferred that communities first to provide Sites will receive first at Tention for the funds. The proposed state allotment Here is for a 2-unit armory to Cost and would include an auditorium Large enough for Drill purposes and for Community recreational usage. The guard would turn to Page 2, column 3 control to to oct 1 Washington. March House banking committee to Day approved legislation to Corl Tine sugar Price control and Tio Ninf until october 31. 3 quizzed in Winters death los Angeles March investigators questioned three men today in the slaying of Evelyn Winters 42, former film studio Secretary while District attorney William e. bounced he would ask the county grand jury to indict Myron l. Funk 23, husky foundry Moulder for the strangulation killing of Mae Lorenc Preston 46. 2 still unsolved As investigation proceeded in these two cases two earlier ones in which women met violent deaths remained unsolved. They were the mutilation slaying of Elizabeth Short sometimes known As the turn to Page 2, column 3 1500 i die. In strike at sugar refinery Crockett calif., March Hig c. K h. Sugar re finery Here stood Idle today As the result of a labor dispute. The Dis Pute originally involved Only 5 men loading sugar in a Boxcar. Willard Swain company person Nel manager said 1500 were away from work today. Swain said the trouble started warehousemen refused to obey a Foreman s directions in piling sugar in the Boxcar. The men complained Swain said that the Foreman required them to pile it too High. The workers quit in protest county worker raise Likely Ali turn Redwood ally i Ircul Redwood City March 14. The county civil service commis Sion disclosed today that it is study ing possible adjustments to county employees salaries in Light of pay for comparable jobs in other Bay the county charter Calls for salaries to be based on pay in and around the Bay area for compar Able jobs and the commission is attempting to carry out this in is director Secretary bus sell Cooney said. He said salaries in at least six other counties arc being studied and that the commission is alive to All adjustments being contemplated including wage increases voted yesterday for san Francisco municipal no decision has yet been reached As to necessity for Blanket raises for All county employees because Cost of living figures Are not com plete Cooney added. Salary boosts will he sought for county employees by their Union it turn to 2, column 2 Mercury climbs to 85 at noon in l. A. Angeles March temperatures continued a steady climb today and at m Hart reached 85 degrees the weather Bureau said. Some Cooling off predicted for saturday. 10 rescued from Bow of broken Tanker 20 huddled on Stern Honolulu March Navy reported Here today that the freighter St. John s Victory has rescued 10 men from the Bow Section of the broker Tanker fort Dearborn in windswept seas about 1000 Miles Northwest of Honolulu. The Navy did not say How the High seas Rescue was effected. Twenty other crewmen still were huddled on the aft Section of the ill fated vessel and search planes from Midway combed the Central Pacific for 12 others who abandoned the ship in a Lifeboat after she split in half two Days ago in a storm. The rescued men were transferred to the american presi ident lines passenger ship Gen. h. Gordon for hospitalization the Navy said. Two of them Are injured. Skipper saved the rescued men were identified As capt. R. K. Mahoney skipper of the fort Dearborn who was one of those injured m. E. Taylor chief mate also injured r. W. Reed second mate a. Whalen third mate Essinger or. No initials third mate r. B. Reed Purser s. T. Rodger Steward Cheng Chin Mai Seaman Chin Chon Wen h. F. Weir radioman. The m. John s Victory reported the Bow Section was still Riding High and appeared As though it would not sink for some her skipper radioed that he planned to proceed to Yokohama after transferring the rescued men to the general Gordon. Sea More Calm the gordon1 and the freighter Telfair Stockton meanwhile a neutered into position near the aft Section of the fort Dearborn which has drifted 15 Miles away with 20 other crewmen. The sea has calmed Down in the area of the wreck and it was believed Rescue operations could be completed today to the West the Navy escort ves Sel 903 reached the cargo ship Rob Ert f. Broussard and headed to turn to t age 2, column 5 Burlingame plans to Call fire Bond vote a civic Bond Issue to provide additional fire Protection facilities today loomed probable for Burlingame on the basis of a City Hall conference held last night among members of the fire commission the City Council representatives of the Pacific fire underwriters. Among the specific recommendations of the underwriters were included the building of a new fire station in North Burlingame additional Mobile pumping facilities and additional personnel for the new station and equipment. These re commendations followed a Survey by the underwriters experts made at the request of the City. In a prepared statement today Ity Engineer k. A Fitch and mayor l. Herbert Harris jointly declared it that the fire com Mission will recommend to the Council a Bond Issue to cover the necessary capital Cost. From the detailed discussion with the underwriters it is Clear that the North Burlingame fire Sta possible costs or estimates of costs were not discussed at the meeting last night Fitch said. Chief Engineer Loren Bush of the underwriters Board and colonel l. G. Hoiass Engineer in charge of Field tests met with Fitch fire chief Edward Luis the fire com Mission and the Council in a three hour session to study the report of the underwriters. The fire commission and the City Council will meet again soon to discuss which of the recommendations Are most essential to the pub Lic safety and interest. When these most feasible improvements in the fire service Are determined it expected that commission will make the Bond Issue recommendation to the said Fitch and Harris. They did not reveal any other re commendations which May have Tion additional equipment and per been included in the sonnet will be report. Peterson urges s. M. Abandon coast strip Lipics it Wood City Bureau Redwood City March Fred Peterson today virtually suggested that the county abandon the idea of operating the huge Moss Beach Airstrip with the declaration that the county is not yet ready go into the Airport i can t figure out Why the Eosin questioned the Board of i j should entertain proposals for supervisors purpose in Obi maj a mib Case of the strip to private Long term lease of the Mam strip i management knowing the Mir from the Fet Lucial roads and rounding properly would to sold negotiation with the Wir assets or later. The strip of no administration for Jin surrounding i us without the rest of the prop Congress to be asked to restore land Peterson re iinds that s. M. Gave original site and Tamri ked Nosiri ctr Redwood City March 14. Fred Peterson to Day asked congressman John z. Anderson for legislation which would restore to san Mateo county without Cost the Coyote Point acreage it donated in 1942 for the site of the merchant Marine Cadet school. The move to obtain congressional release of the Academy prop erty was initiated by the executive in a Long distance conversation with Anderson in Washington this morn ing. Sponsor Bill i requested our congressman first to determine if there Are statutes which permit return to local governments of properties donated to the Federal government for War time said Peter son. In the event none exists i asked or. Anderson to sponsor a National Bill which would authorize Restora Tion of such properties o local political subdivision donors. Such legislation would enable the re turn of the Coyote Point acreage to san Mateo gift from county Peterson said congressman an Derson promised to give full consideration to the re Quested a Complete description of the property and improvements which were made a gift to the u. S. Maritime commission Early in the War. Introduction of such a Bill the executive claimed would stay disposal of the Academy site by the War assets administration waa when the facilities Are declared surplus. Or. Anderson agreed with on this he said. Waa ruling Peterson s move came on the san Mateo s red Cross quota is local Roii or let Calli for Lundi to right Hitri for Luch Ai Nunna. Old work and Nuru f swimming and Luna ring training Dii Ailor hip Leal Relief. Ork Camp a percentage of Money collected will Guiod nationally Lor recreation and welfare work among occupational use without the rest of property i d like to know what the Board charged that the Only has up said the exec so far is a Bill for nay and mileage for two watchmen to protect the live it has t taken my office or the Public into Confidence on this thing. Ban loan plan Hullm of san Mateo Tun t. I cd limn 4 Independent Home

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