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Shrine Football 'Father' Dies Capt. E. Jack Spaulding, 65, former San Francisco supervisor credited with a leading role in developing Mills Field in San Mateo county, originator of the Shrine East-West football game and called "father of the Seabees ' in World War II. died yesterday in Oakland's Oak Knoll naval hospital after a long illness. San Bruno Rites Militfry services for the civic leader, who is survived by his widow, Gertrude, and a son, James, will be conducted Monda at 2:30 p. m. at Golden Gate National cemetery, San Bruno, followed by interment there. .Occidental lodge of Masons will hold funeral services at 1 p. m. llondaj at Halsted Co. chapel, San Francisco. He was- a member of the San Francisco supervisor board from 1930 to 1934. Other offices he held included undersheriff ol San Francisco and chief housing inspector. Suggested Grid Classic As a leader in the Shrine he first suggested the idea for the annual gridiron classic which has raised millions of dollars for the Shrine Hospital for Crippled Chil dren. A navy captain in the last war, Spaulding was a procurement officer for the Seabees and was given his unofficial title because of his work in developing the organization With Spring Valley Spaulding was former football commissioner for the San Francisco Olympic club before the club gave up that sport and was past president of the bay city chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. He was born in Phoenix, N. Y., and was graduated from University of Syracuse as a civil engineer. He came to San Francisco and became consulting engineer for the Spring Valley Water company in this county. In World War I he was a lieutenant and as a navy engineer was in charge of naval shipyards in San Francisco. He was called back to duty in World War II. GARDENING AID Home gardeners will find a galvanized steel sprinkling can an invaluable gardening aid. Insecticides can be mixed in this roomy container and the fine, perforated nozzle will insure a gentle, even spray. Then simply rinse the can with clear water before sprinkling new, delicate shoots and flowers. (AP Wircnhoto) Jess M. Ritchie, Oakland, Calif., manufacturer of AD-X2, a powder to extend the life of auto and other batteries, pours a charge of the product into a car battery a Washington. His five-year battle with the government for approval of his product ended with the firing of Dr. Allen V. Astin, bureau of standards director. The bureau had labeled his powder worthless. Two bureau officials involved in the case went to work for battery manufacturers after leaving their jobs at the standards laboratory. Ritchie said his victory is "a very good thing." O B I T U A R I E S Week's Sew-Thrifty DOUBLE VALUE for y o u r setting time! Season's most practical, prettiest W r a p o n -- m a k e it also in a brief version for a cover-up apron! See the neckline--it's cut low for coo! f l a t t e r y . Check t h a t d i a g r a m -- c o u l d n ' t be easier, faster sewing. Pattern 4803: Misses' sizes 12, 14. 16. 18. 20: 40. Size 16 takes 3 7 * yards 35-inch f a b r i c . This p a t t e r n easy ?o use, .simple to sew. is rested f o r fit. Has complete illustrated instructions. Send 37 cents in coins lor this pattern--add 5 cents for each pattern if you wish Ist-class mailing. Send to Anne Adams, care cf San Mateo Times. Pattern pept. Print your name, .address with zone, size, sty IP number Allow approximately two weeks tor delivery. BELLA Al'LD SAN BRUNO, April 3.--Mrs. Della Aulcl, 69, of-761 Easton avenue, San Bruno, died yesterday at her home after a long illness. A pioneer resident in San Bruno of 44 years, Mrs. Auld was a native .of Boston. She is survived by her husband, Harry; six children, Mrs. Florence West, Mrs. Mildred Soler, Roy, Melvin Lloyd and William Auld; a brother, Joseph Gorham, and several grandchildren. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a. m. from St. Bruno's Catholic church. Interment will be in Holy Cross Catholic cemetery. Rosary will be tonight at 8 o'clock. Arrangements are being made by Halsted Co. chapel ol San Francisco. PAULA P A D I I X A DALY CITY, April 3. -- Mrs. Paula Padilla, 81, died at the home of her niece, Mrs. E. Geisshirt, 78 Abbott street, DaJy Cily, after a long illness. A resident of Daly City for six years, she was a native of.Mexico. Funeral services will be tomorrow at 9:30 a, m. Interment will be in Holy Crof.« C a t h o l i c cemetery, Colma. tine, of the Philippine islands; two sons, Paul of San Mateo and James Brackett of the Philippine islands; a sister, Mrs. Mary Wheeler of Arkansas, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a. m. Monday from Crosby- N. Gray chapel in Burlingame. Interment is pending. REV. J. EDWARD McCORKLE Bishop William A. Stewart will conduct the funeral services Monday morning at 11 o'clock for the Rev. J. Edward McCorkle, pastor of St. James' A.M.E. Zion church, who died of a heart attack lasl Wednesday night. The Rev. McCorkle collapsed al his home following his evening meal. Attempts by police and firemen to revive him were to no avail. Surviving him are his wife and a brother, Albert McCorkle, Atlanta. Ga. Bishop Stewart came from Los Angeles to conduct the services to be held from the St. James' A.M.E. Zion church. Lodge memorial services will be held Sunday night at 8 o'clock in the church. Traffic Charge Jails Executive (Times Connty News Service) SAN .BRUNO, April "S.--Oscar Boldemann Jr., 55, of 201 Alberta avenue, San Carlos, member of the Boldemann Chocolate family in San Francisco, was arrested here on a charge of drunk driving early this morning, police reported. Police said Boldemann was arrested by Officer Steve Bottassi at 12:20 a. m. as Boldemann drove south of El Camino Real allegedly weaving from one side of the road to the other. Boldemann told police he had been to the races at Tanforan and because traffic was so "unnerving" at the close of the afternoon's sport, he stopped at a nearby tavern, the officers' report stated. He was given a sobriety test. Bail was set at S150 and he will appear before Municipal Judge Thomas L. Bocci Jr. on April 16. LOCKED UP ENFIELD, N. H. (IP) -- Four- year-old Paul Noyes will watch the closing time of the local drugstore hereafter. The youngster was reading a .comic book so intently while curled up in the store window that the proprietor left the lad locked up for a while. NEW ARRIVALS At Mills Hospital Three girls and two boys were born yesterday at Mills hospital. Girls were born to the wife of Bernard WcMurdo, 18 Pinecrest terrace, San Mateo; to the wife of Carl Hale, 622 Pico avenue, San Mateo. and to the wife of-Thomas Spazek, 40 Twenty-eighth avenue, San Mateo. Boys were born to the wife of Emil De Martini, 601 East Thirtieth avenue, San Mateo. and to the wife of Rulless Short, 338 G street, Redwood City. At Sequoia Hospital REDWOOD CITY, April 3.--Two boys and a girl were born yesterday, and a boy today at Sequoia hospital. Boys were born yesterday to the wife of Charles V. Price, 1101 Karen way, Mountain View, and to the wife of Allen H. Bergen. 1524 Jefferson street. Redwood City. A girl was born yesterday to the wife of John JE. Farrar, 59 Lupin lane, Atherton. A boy was born today to the wife of Theodore Roeder, 577 Oakridge drive, Redwood City. pital to the wife of William Base- king, 96 Shelby lane, Atherton. In San Francisco The following births in San Mateo county families were recorded yesterday in San Francisco: To the wife of Gehart L. Bitter, 1716 Brentwood drive, Colma, March 23, a girl; to the wife of Laurie J. Felton, 161 Park Plaza place, Daly City, March 21, a boy; to the wife of Robert S. Harmon, 26 Clara avenue, South San Francisco, March 23, a girl; to the wife of Mathew Hauswald, 228 Wicklow drive. South San Francisco, March 27, a girl, and to the wife of Wesley M. .Tames, 671 MacArthur street, Colma, March 25, a boy. At Palo Alto Hospital PAL0 ALTO, April 3.--A girl was born today at Palo Alto hos- i BEULAH M. MAKELY Mrs. Boulah M. Makely, 84. a na- i live of Brooklyn, died yesterday at her home at 928 S. Eldorado street, San Mateo. after a long illness. She was a resident here for the past 18 years. Surviving are her husband, Harry L. Makely; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Irene Lake, Virginia; a brother, Joseph Moore, Santa Rosa, and three sisters, Mrs. Ammie Makely, Santa Rosa: Mrs. Ross Moore, San Mateo, and Mrs. Clara | Nekeruis. Santa Rosa. Funeral services will be conduct! ed from Sneider . Sullivan chapel, \ Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be at Alia Mesa i Memorial park, Los Altos. I WILLIAM HARPER William Harper, 78, a former resident Of San Maleo, died at his ranch near Corning yesterday" after a short illness. He was a native of I London and had lived in this country for the past thirty years. Surviving him are his wife ; Helen; two sons, Lyonel Harper, | San Mateo, and Reginald Harper, ! Salinas; two granddaughters, Ann | Harper of Salinas and Mrs. Nancy I Haber, San Mateo, and a great- j grandson, Jeffery Harper, Salinas. I Funeral services will be con- 1 ducted from Sneider Sullivan ! chapel at 10 o'clock. Interment will j be at St. John's cemetery here. CHAS. HARDING BRACKETT Charles Harding Bracket!, 70- year-old retired merchant of 23 St. Mary's court, -San^ Mateo, died yesterday afternoon at his home after a long illness. A native of Kentucky, he had been a resident of San Mateo three years. Surviving are his wife, Floren- JEAN EPSTEIN PARIS (IP)-- French author and poet Jean Epstein, 54, died here last night. Nothing Like Snake To Protect Store SYDNEY, Australia UP)-- Thirtyfour stitches and 800 units of penicillin repaired a four-inch gash in the neck and fixed up Joe, a nine- and-a-half-foot diamond snake. Joe's life was saved by a veterinary surgeon, Miss Berry Bott, who pronounced the one-hour operation a complete success. The snake is owned by a produce merchant, Ray Prior, who bought the snake as a ratcatcher for his store. "A snake is valuable around a store," said Prior. "You become attached to it." _ n _ Australians Polled On National Song MELBOURNE OP) -- Australians are evenly divided on whether they should have a purely Australian national anthem in addition to "God Save the Queen." A recent Gallup Poll asked: "For a national anthem, should we have 'God Save the Queen,' or an Australian anthem, or both?" Of every 100 persons interviewed: 47 favored "God Save the Queen," 34 also wanted an Australian anthem, 14 wanted an Australian anthem alone, five had no opinion. BY THE FIREPLACE Galvanized steel coal hods make practical receptacles for the storage of fireplace fuels. Made of durable steel, coated with zinc, these containers are completely fireproof. Striking workers at the Providence, R. I., plant of the United States Rubber company turn back a car at the plant. The Bristol, and -Woonsocket, AP Wirephoto) plants are also out involving * total of 4600 workers, at the three plants. The strike started shortly after negotiations in New York broke down, Mateo At South San Francisco Hospital A boy was born to Mrs. Jino Asseretto of 144 Moltke street, Daly City, this morning. EXTRA CURR1CULAR CASH COLUMBUS, 0. (IP)--Ohio State University students will earn about $3,000,000 this school year to help pay for their education. Mrs. Lucille G. Rose, who directs the student employment office, reportec that more students are working in 1952-53 than did last year when student earnings were $2,499,836. Chicks Perish In Coast Fire REDWOOD CITY, April 3. -Some 150 brooder chicks were destroyed -yesterday by fire in a storage building on the Debenedetti estate, in Princeton near the Half Moon Bay airport. Total damage of the blaze was estimated at $1500. The storage shed, a converted residence, is leased by James Barney, who was not present at the time of the blaze. Firemen said the fire apparently was caused by overheating of one of two gasoline chicken brooders kept in the building along with farm implements and straw. Tl?e county fire department was called at 3:55 prm. and a truck was dispatched from Redwood City. The Half Moon Bay department was alerted in the meantime and by the time county equipment arrived the Half Moon Bay department had the blaze under control. The county- crew stood by at the Half Moon Bay station -in case of emergency. Two fire trucks and 12 men were used in fighting the blaze. Water was obtained by pumping from a nearby creek. One fireman, Gino Magri, was cut by glass while fighting the blaze. The fire spread quickly to the roof of th'e building but was quickly controlled by firemen. SAN MATEO TIMES--23 FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 1953 LEGAL NOTICES WeliHtrr V. Clnrk. Enq., H. Scolt (ioodfell«w, Huger* Clark. Attorney* NOTICE OK TIMK APPOINTED FOR PROBATE: ov wn,i, A N D KOR LETTERS Ol-' A D M I N I S T R A T I O N WITH TldK WIH, A N N E X E D No. 19377 IX THE S f P K I U O K COfRT of the State of C a l i f o r n i a , iu and for the C o u n t y of San Matoo. J n the M a t t e r of the Estate of R O M E O M A U V A I S . a l ^ o k n o w n as R. .MAUVAIS. Deceased. N'OTICK IS J H l i R K B V GIVEN" t h a t M o n d a y , the 20th day of April. A. K., l!tr,:!, at '.:4't o'clock A.M. of t h a t day, a n d the C o u r t Room of the P r e s i d i n g Judije. at. the Court House in Ki'dwood City, in the County of San Mateo, S t a t e of C a l i f o r n i a , have been a p p o i n t e d a s t h e t i m e a n d place f o r im.ving the will of R O M K O M A I ' V A I S , also k n o w n as R. M A I ' - VA1S, deceased, and f o r hearing the a p p l i c a t i o n of HOY M A U V A I S , for the issuance to the B a n k of America X. T. S. A- of Letters of Adm i n i s t r a t i o n w i t h t h e Will Annexed. R e f e r e n c e to said p e t i t i o n is hereby m a d e f o r f u r t h e r particulars. (Seal) JOHN" A. B K V X I X G , Clerk. By M a r y Ertckson, Deputy Clerk. ( K m l o r s f i l ) -- Filed April 1, 1953, J O H N A. B K U N I N C , Clerk. By Mary KricKson. Deputy Clerk. Vt'KUS-TKR A". CLARK. EPQ., H. SCOTT HOOD FELLOW, ROOKRS and CLAKK. 11'i Slitter Street. San Pranci.sco, C a l i f o r n i a , A t t o r n e y s for Petitioner. Dated April 1. A.O.. I'liiS. Published in the San Mateo Times April 3, 4, 6, 7, S, it, 1(1, 11, 33. U. 1953. (4993) (POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT) (POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT! After the conquest of England in 1066, it was not until the 44th century that English replaced French at the court of the kings. (POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT) Citizens: Protect Our Homes and Families H GOOD VERNMENT E D W A R D J R E I L L Y C A R R O L L M S P E E R S V I C T O R G . B I N S A C C A RE-ELECT THESE MEN OF PROVEN ABILITY, INTEGRITY and EXPERIENCE! Look at the Record: LOW TAX RATE-Compare With Other Cities San Maleo has the lowest base tax rate of any major city in San Mateo County. This has been accomplished despite the tremendous growth of the city and the natural heavier expenses connected with that growth. LOOK AT THESE FIGURES: SAN MATEO Basic Tax Rate $ .939 Burlingame Redwood City $1.40 $1.04 Economical, sound government is maintained through men of responsibility, integrity and experience. Our 3. incumbent councilmen have these equalities. 12 YEARS of GROWTH and PROGRESS San Mateo has grown 278% in the last 12 years. This progress has been made possible because of the high quality of leadership on our city council, in bringing into our city the many fine new subdivisions which are an asset to the community. This growth has made possible a finer community with many additional civic serv- ices and greater advantages for every homeowner and his family. Look at These Figures on Population Growth: 1940 Federal Census 19,4O3 1950 Federal Census 41,OOO 1953 (Estimate by City Clerk). 54,OOO , The growth of our city is 278% . . . Yet the Basic Tax Rate has been reduced! Here are the figures: 1940 Basic Tcix Rate $1.261 1953 Basic Tcix Rate 939 ; This is a reduction of .322 cents per $100 property valuation.. With the growth of the city the value of each of our homes has increased also and made our homes a more secure and valuable investment for the future of our families. RE-ELECT REILLY X SPEERS X BINSACCA X This Advertisement Sponsored by San Mateo Citizens Interested in Sound, Businesslike City Government