6 Jun 1960 Daily Ind Jnl "Reporter's Notebook" column

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6 Jun 1960 Daily Ind Jnl "Reporter's Notebook" column - REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By BRUCE COLEMAN Everything...
REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By BRUCE COLEMAN Everything But Cabbages, Kings In V/eek's V/ork In Southern A boy w’ith his first big league baseball, a cat in a fire, a bird behind some bottles in a liquor store, a sloop becalmed. becalmed. All part of Marin. Something Something to remember. Something to tell the friends. A bird behind the bottles in a liquor store can be unnerving. unnerving. Recently a baby sparrow sparrow walked up the aisle in Del’s Liquors at 108 Throckmorton Throckmorton Avenue in Mill Valley. At first manager D. E. (Dag) Dagney was too busy to bother about it. When free, Dagney found the bird had flown behind some wine bottles and w'as chierping. “They were the premium wines,” Dagney said, “our best ones.” Dagney and Mrs. Ruby M. Greving. a saleslady, saleslady, began a move-the-bottle game and carefully pulled bottles bottles off the shelves while the bird chirped an fluttered back and forth. Capturing the bird, Dagney sighed with relief and put it on top of the awming outside the door. The mother bird swooped down immediately, Dagney said, and escorted the baby to a cornice of the building. building. “They were apparently very glad to see each other,” the manager said, “because they sure made a racket.” A BIG MOMENT for a small boy at the Giants - Chicago doubleheader on Memorial Day was when his dad, Mill Valley attorney Robert H. Andresen, Andresen, caught a pop foul ball into the grandstand. Little leaguer Eric, eight, proudly brought home the ball. It was his second big league game. Andresen, who made the one hand catch, said he was big man for the day. Also proud was Eric’s grandfather, Harry Andresen of San Francisco, who made the occasion a three generation affair. BELVEDERE S Aldo Alessio Alessio and crew of his Farallone Clipper sloop, Mistress II, made 123 miles handily in the annual Buckner trophy race a week ago Saturday and Sunday. Sunday. Then — with but two miles to go to finish at Bel­ vedere __ it took them four hours to get in home. They had no wind and w’orst of ebb­ tides, Alessio said. While drifting for a long time near the north tower of the Golden Gate bridge Alessio Alessio was heard calling the Corinthian Corinthian Yacht Club race committee committee by radio giving them the dickens for changing the finishing line from the San Francisco side to the Marin side. One of Alessio’s crew’, Karl Pulp of San Jose, had suffered a broken arm. Another Another yacht in the race had a busted mast. Despite the long holdup, the Mistess II finished second, corrected time. A CAT ESCAPED from the house of Roger Jacobsen of Homestead Thursday before it was consumed by fire, making making Jacobsen glad of something something about the untoward happening. happening. The College of Marin art student had lost his art portfolio and a new sweater his mother had knitted him to say nothing of a place to live w hen he would soon bring home his bride. He w'as to be married within a few weeks. But, after the smoke died down, Jacobsen's cat jumped out of the bushes, to his delight. delight. Oddly enought, a neighbor overheard talking at the scene of the fire had also placed a big importance on her cat with regard to the fire. She said, she lived nearby and that when she thought the fire might leap through the trees to her home, she asked herself herself what she should try to save. Her first thought was of her cat. So she looked around for her cat. and, to her dismay, couldn’t find it. —

Clipped from Daily Independent Journal06 Jun 1960, MonPage 6

Daily Independent Journal (San Rafael, California)06 Jun 1960, MonPage 6
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