Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on February 9, 1930 · Page 99
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SUNDAY OaklanD Ctf&une FEBRUARY 9, 1930 M-3 REALTY New Home in St. James Wood Hugh E. Williams, builder, opens this Home for inspection today. It is located at 2 f 1 St. Jamss drive, St. James Wood, Piedmont. Feature! include full automatic Ray oil burning equipment for the hestipff system, trrnuine Fripidaire and a Walker electric dishwasher. New Oak Knoll Home Now being built for R. S. Grey, Oakland newspaper executive, en Granite avenue in the Oak Knoll Countrv club district. TIEHTEIIII FEB; 1G Eleven-Room Home, With District Provides View of 300 Guests to Greet Head of Three Baths, Completed In St. James Wood. Real Estate Body at Banquet. I mm t mm. mm PURCHASER OF MK KNOLL SITE RESIDENCE IS -INSPECTION TO BID If DM 10 ro Announcement Is made of th opening, for Inspection, of a dla tinctlve residence of sarly Calif or- nla Spanish typo, designed by A. L, iwHerbergelT The location 1 2H Bt. James drive In Bt, Jamea Wood, the L'Hommedleu -flection, Hugh K. William, noted for the many artutiu aiiinga constructed by htm in Treetie -. . Pladmont i V !:;h4a.nc.erre--lpUo of Thl.hthT and aa of 11 '00' three baths f. double garage. A large soc her billiard room, wllh '2 "replace and large Jlnrtw" Wing plenty of un-ehlne w 'Tractive feature on the lower IWfr- Thg mald., room and DaxnjW also downstairs. The 'TUvinjBSm la beautifully deoorated ariTthe Spanish Influence predominates. The ceiling la heavily beamed, with the brackets embellished by hand carvings. The floors are of an unusual parquet type, laid . over tongue-and-groov aub-floors. Heavy hand tooled wrought Iron has been extensively used. Off -the living room -Is a large, sunny ..." 1-oom. Lighting fixtures through out the home are of special design" In hana-wornea rneiai. -- "There are four main bedrooms, Kith a 'master' bedroom 19 by 14 feet. This 'piaster room has Its i , bwn private bath In colored tile . ind fixtures, a sun dsck and Pal-tony, and' a dressing room- A convenient feature of the home la a full autematlo- Ray oil-burning system, selected for econ- timy and effiuienoy, Genuine Frlg-rlalre has also been Installed. The ittfhen equipment Includea a Walker dishwasher, revolving ant-proof foolers, an electrlo fan, and Tela- !ron electrlo clock. Convenient sundry shoots have ben installed rom both floors to the large laundry and drying room in the base- tnent. Landscaping for the home has also been completed. Home Owner Able To Face Difficulties Is home ownership a profitable fci vestment? "I contend that it Is," saye Harry ft. Allen, Han Kranciaeo, president t the California Ileal Estate as-innlatlon three years ago, "and I lave definite "reasons for jny balers." "Experience has ehown that the !ian who owns hia own home is otter able to surmount and sur-ive business dlfliiculties than the Dan who has to puy rent each lionth. "if two parallel lines were drawn tepreeentlng statist lea of those who lo and those, who do not own lomes It would be found that the iDine owner would lie farther (head at the end of any year than ho man pnvlng rent. Those who (hligute themselves: to pay for a ionie find that they have a balance lo their tredit instead of rent re-Ifipts." Ready for occupancy today CASA MADERA Nyv Lovely apartment suitei of , Two-Four-Five rooms, unfurnished located at BOOKER AND IVY DRIVE Dieliiiclive Lobbies. Double Entrance. Msin Entrance on Booker St., Just Off Park Boulevard. J. W. WOODS, Owner - ALL OUTDOOR m TRACT , CONTRACTORS TO FORM BOARD A local chapter ef the Associated General Contractors, a national or ganisation cove r mm Tttt nslus of construction "and engineering.' has been farmed in Alameda county. The members of the newly organ- izeAunhapter have adopted a con-ptiftitlon and by-laws, and have elected officers for 18 SO. W. El. Lyons Is president; James B. Ped- grlft. vloe-rresldent: and H. J. Christensen, secretary. The board of directors consists of the officers and In addition of Ted Oiiffln. H. (1, Johnson. David Nordstrom, and W.-O. Thornally. Thornally as well as the officers of the local chapter are the representatives for Ala meda county on the atate branch executive board. Home twenty local contractors are already members of the Ala meda chapter and monthly meetings are held at the Athens Ath- letlo club. -- ' . I. t Delegates Will See Oakland's Industries Industrial plant of Oakland and the Kastbay will be Inspected by delegates to the Pan-American re ciprocal trade conference to be held In Hacramento from August 25 to 80, according to announcement by officials of the Kacramento lleglnn Citizens' council, which is sponsoring the project. Hl'GH I'OWFJl PROJECT The l'a clflc Oas and Electric company has been granted a federal permit for a power development project on the Mokelumne river. The entire projeot will re quire an outlay of about 40,- 000,000. HHJHWAV rilOtillAM California will spend approxi mately $88,000,000 on Its slate and count highways In 1930, according to B. 11. Meek, director ol puouo works. S CALL I'M GOLDEN iun-lit dayi . . . green-clad hills . . . birds nesting '. V. a hint of spring in the air that Jesdr ut to Oak Knoll, Here you will find golfers on green and fairway . . . tennis player enjoying the et and vigor of this popular 'fcport thb almost within a stone's throw from charming homes. You will find new home under construction ... improvement wort being rushed to completion , . . many interesting" activities. Come today and see Oak Knoll Central California'g fashionable, growing country club community. Inquire particularly as to. Fairway Estates comprising some of the finest Oak Knoll property. Learn of the present niiiicual investment opportunities the outdoor recreation, the finer things of life that a, home here can give y ou. Reached easily via Golf Linki Road (at Eihty-tecond Ave.), or Mountain Boulevard via Joaquin Miller Road. OAK KNOLL LAND CORPORATION 1 130 Harrison Street Telephone LA keside 4008 OFFICE: Osk Knoll end Mountain Telephone TR inidad 3368 '''::S:;?f ft Company Gets New Quarters For Offices The; California Builders' company, 'apartment builders and op erators In the Eastbay district, announce the removal of the company to IT4 Seventeenth street, near Franklin. The new offices comprise a double suite. , No change Is announced by M. O. Kendall, manager of the eoneerp, In the management or operation of the California Builders' company, and the planning, financing and construction of apartments and other major , construction projects will continue to be special features of the firm. Kendall predicts that building operations generally will show a decided increase during the present year, Judging from the Inquiries received from owners of vacant and unimproved properties who wish to place them on an Income producing baste. Stanley Davis, sales manager for the Fred T. Wood company's residential traot, Estudlllo Estates, reports; "Among the homes that are to be created in this tract are the following: "An $SO(IO home will be built by N. P. Justice for Mr. and Mrs. Mac-Donald. "W. A. Croll is to erect a Ppaplsh borne for Mr. and Mrs. Vander Haar. C. A. Anderson has the contract to build a home for Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler, on one o( the best sites In ihs tract. "Another home will be erected In the near future by W. A. Croll, which will be for sale. "One of the sales made In the past week was a 9000 home to Lr. Uulley, dentiBt, ' "These are only a few of the completed transactions of the past few days, and show a healthy condition in the real estate market, Weabelleve we are Justified In stat. lng that the season now approach ing will be one of the busiest in many years. Kstudlllo Estates appeals to all who visit the tract." NEW bTOCK EXCHANOFt Ground 'has been broken In Lo Ancelee for a new stork exchange bulkllng to cost $1,100,000. The pew structure will be ready for occupancy" August I, 1930, according to plans. 1 I'VEHTE1 IN OOTTOV More than $00,000,000 now is In-vested n California' cotton ill -due try. BlvJs. ROME DEMAND IS ON INCREASE V I Ms i TELLS OP BEJLTf ACT By KTKPWEW nAUNSOW . Btate Real Estate Commissioner.. The StHt Real Estate division of the Department of Investment Is administered for the purpose of qualifying, licensing, supervising, and .disciplining' those-who engage In ,the vocation of real estate agents, A written, examination Is required of all applicants for broker's and salesman's permit to engage In thl business. The subjects of this examination are set forth In section 9 of the Real Estate Act. It Is required that broker maintain a, fixed" place ot 'business, Indicating same by rnnsplouous display of suitable sign. All customers and clients transacting business wjth licensed real estate agents may without cost, have any unsatlHfaetory deal examined by the Htate Real Estate division, and if the agent Is found to have nonrepresented snd Injured ths complainant restitution or re-rlsslon of the transaction will be demanded of the agent, or his license to continue In business will be suspended or revoked. 1834 PIHCII'MNED. During 1929. 67,83$ broker and salesmen were licensed; of these $1834 were disciplined for wrongdoing, and restored property Involved to the value, of $3, 178,160, of which $297,080 was in cash. An important function of this division I to Inspect and make pmb-llo reports upon suburban and country land suh-dlvislon not exclusively offered for residential purpoees. These Include poultry, general farming, and particularly fruit raising land projects. The In quiry extends to adequate financ ing, good title. Impoundment of funds for promised improvements, adaptation of soil and climate to expeoted cultural subjects, and suf ficiently of water. PERMITS DENIED, The advertising matter of all agents s subjected to scrutiny. During 1920, several land projects were denied nhIo permits. The asserted value as Indicated by prosperities submitted being $9,149,-4U0. Except for the vigllanne and action of the slate, this vast sum would have been filched from shallow pockets of trusting purchasers. The dlvlelon maintains branch offices with deputies in all populous center of the stale. More than 70,000 persons came to the six offices of the division during the past year for Information and service pertaining to the various activities. Just Think! Home like this... for $ only on Terms to Suit Your Contenlen On your own lot anywhere we will build this (in . home for you. It includes Hardwood Floors Medern Plumbing Tile Bslh Lath and Plaster Rustic Side Willi and Stucco Front, The value-end the esy monthly payment terms will make vou marvel st this new building development thai has come lo Oakland. Lei us submit our plsns. METROPOLITAN BUILDING CO. 1825 San Pablo Avenue HO Uiday 5230 Sunday or Eveningi by Appointment Genuine FRIGID AIRE- is one of the many conveniences included in Hugh E. Williams' homes Genuine Frigidairc makei, homes easy to sell Frigidairc Corporation 2054 Broadway GL encourt 9S44 S. F. Bay and Has Close-in Advantages. The Oak Knoll Land Corporation reports work was commenced this week on the residence of R. B. Gray, Oakland newspaper executive. The home is located on Gran ada avenue In the Oak Knoll country Club dlHtr(ct. Commenting on his new- home. Gray stated: . ' I have followed development, at Oak Knoll closely, and as a e. suit ant convinced that this is the right environment. ")n view of the rapid growth of the district it appeared desirable to me to purchase the property now, while prices are comparatively Jow. The many homes now under construction, or to be erected, prove that I am not alone in this decision. "Aside from ths financial aspect we are obtaining the very type of residence we have always wanted. The home will have a sweeping view of lower San Franoisco bay and sttWa,. baslcl es-a stretohT or nuana country, we win nave, at our door, the recreational facilr itles of a country club, all conveniently wjthln the city limits. Many people travel a long way to enjoy beautiful scenery "Oj. a game of golf. We will have these things right at our door," Oray concluded, ,1 A ri4a,.rl ntlnn ftf t)m nAitf mai-1 dence reads: Every room will nave a splen- Tl view. The fiouse will also com mand en outlook from both the front and rear. The rooms on the street side will overlook the Oak Knoll clubhouse and IK-hole golf course a well as the tiequeysh Country club and the picturesque Oak Knoll valley with its many homes neutllng on wooded slopes. The main living quarters will be located on the aide of the house farthest from the street, giving a panorama of ban Francisco bay and bay cities, "An interesting feature of the home will he the rough weathered effect achieved by sand-blasting both Interior woodwork and exterior trimmings on balcony and garage doors. The large living-room, running the full lungth of the house, will have windows overlooking the bay on one side and the valley on the other. There will be a quaint built-in bookcase and Spanish-type fireplace in the living room. French windows will leud to a rough-beamed baloony. "The dining room, breakfast room and kltuhsn will also overlook the bay. Also on the main floor will be two bedrooms and a bathroom with ample closet space. The planning of this floor is such that entry to the bedrooms, kitchen or dining room is independent of the living room. On the lower floor there will be a maid's room, bath and laundry. W, A, Croll is the builder." TREHNO TO EXHIBIT Through the efforts of the, Fresno county chamber of commerce, In cooperation with the Fresno Realty board, Fresno county will participate In the California land show which will be held in J.ns Angeles, March i-2S, 1930. The Tiun Joaquin valley ha been allotted 12, DUO square feet of exhibit space, a substantial portion of Which will be used by Fresno county. Restoration of the woodlot to the American form. was proposed in a radio talk by Alexander liegge, chairman, federal farm board, as on of several good ways tq reduce the - acreage planted to surplus crops. Hucn action on the part of the farmers generally, he said, not only would result In' helping them to get a better return for what they grow but would add materially to the future value of their farms. , . A 5-Room .- . 1 1 ii i I i IEBid 2750 I fmm i e e t. L AAlt rXCDt PLArt U. S. Leads World-in Transportation by Air Wltfi 10.000 mllet of airway In operation In thl country at the 'beginning of 1830, the United Htate noW lead th world in aviation transportation, taking first honor from Germany, which ha sipproxl-matsly so.ooo mile represented in uch projects. S J'hree years agojehedulea flying operation-4rKii country totaled 4,000,000 mile during tn 12-month period; during the first six month of 19811, air-transport companies were credited wltn ,- 000,000 mile, and at the end of last year it was estimated that th li-month period saw 11,000,000 miles of scheduled flying opera tlons. Those fact are contained in a report Just prepared by the Texas company, refiner of Texaco petroleum produots and which has been taking an important role In the exploitation of commercial aviation. Data for the report war obtained from the department of oommeroe and representatives of the company in mis country ana many rorsign eountrie in which It ha petroleum product distribution representatives. UNKS HJiTTMINATED. "More than 10,000 miles of airway are illuminated in thl country," the Texaco report states, "and transport planes are flying approximately 75,000 mile a day th equivalent of three time around the world via the. equator. While America' air expres aervlca now is being operated only over certain designated aliwayst with scheduled stops at s cities, It is available to all ahlnpern. "A flat fee of 15 a package ha been introduced for the air express service between New York and Boston, the packages being called for by Western Union messenger for iollvery at their destinations foqrvJipjirs, later. There seems to be little question but what the same fixed fee policy will soon be adopted In other section of the oountry." hkhvipf; extended. - Durln- the last year the air ex-oreas servioe between the Atlantlo and Pacific coasts wa so axtended and perfected that It I now possible to shin a paakaga from one Performance Is Positive Proof! 1 7?' !' 1 r-- A l 1. ' ' -- ' A Hugh E. Williauw Home at 211 St James Drive Now Open' for Inspection. Ray Automatic Oil Burner Has Betn Installed. y T J 123 Rtg. V. . Pat. bfflc ProrWea Quiet, Cln, Healthful and Inaxpanaira HEAT Troubtt Frj ... and Automatic V P I r 1 SET 1 r 1 , Ti .,'' I I UOWttTL OQXL Pl,At seaboard In th morning for de livery at a point on ine otner coast. th late afternoon of the next day, the Texaco report discloses. Special built planes equipped with refrlg eration facilities also are In use for th delivery of fish front gulf of Mexico port to mid-western cities jJUnng tn last inraa years American air line transported 6,844,82$ pound of express," the Texaco report continues. "It is said that air service Is three time as speedy as rail and in many Instance five time a fast. There is no question, however, but What the steamship and train will continue to tin a detinue need in trans portation as will the airplane." Jn analysing the various district In thl country a to their com merclal air transportation activities, the Texaoo report point to the pacific coast a a Place where tnat development na neen unusually rapid and ha reaohad a high stats of perfection. Aero Exposition Here in June The Psclflo Coast Aeronautical exposition will be held in Oakland June Is te July . Thl announcement presage th coming of tn west' largest aero nautics display which Is expeoted to draw a huge attendance. ,.. , . . PEVEIjOI'H TOOPEnTT Douglas Fairbanks, th film star, announces that the develupmen program which be will carry out pn his estate at Hancho Santa r e, In 18 JO. will run Into six figures Included In the program will be ths planting of an additional 05 acre to Valencia oranges, with an overhead sprinkling system for lr rlgatlon, making a total of about 180 acres to ba watered under the overhead Plan. Another Clemen Includes the landscaping of a 10-acre Fulrbanka-t'lckford property overlooking th Pacific ocean from Solano Beach, a fuw miles from the main Rancho Zorro. The trees and shrubbery to be used in this work are being grown In a nursery recently established on the property. ' A' - tW j V c" Ti',; l-J -l ii i - 1 VA.VJ.W,r 'm ffVap William H. Paura, recently elect- ' ed to the presidency of the California Real Estate association, will be the guest of the Oakland Reel Estate board at Its annual banquet to be held February 18, it wa announced yesterday. rea k. caldwell, managing di rector of the Oakland board, Ms arranged for acoommadatlons for approximately 300 guests. A study-of the industrial -prob- . Jems of Oakland wilt "be made prior to the annual banquet by Daum. who will deliver an address on- ''industries and methods to be used In influencing them to locate (n a city." Many notable figures In the world of real estate have been feted during the past few days by the ; Oakland Realty board. Chief among these wa Leonard I). Reaume, presldent-eleet of the National Association of Real Estate boards. Who wa entertained yesterday neon gt a luncheon at the Hotel Learn- ' ngton. Last Wednesday Henry A. Pahcocli and Dr. Arthur J. Mertcke of Chicago,-appraisers of real estate met with the Oakland board at a conference on real estate apprais ing. --- , - - - . " Caldwell said yesterday that he anticipated that this year' banquet would be th largest attepded of any ever given by the board. It I to be held at the Hotel Leamington, Starting at :80 p,- m., he" said. President Fred T, wood or th Oakland bosrd will esoort Paum, about tha Eastbay during his sur vey or industries, tt Will presant him at the banquet. Will Manufacture Product in Oakland Waterless Cleaner company ha Just leased 760 square feet of floor space at t'iSt Adeline street, Berk eley, as a temporary location for the manufacture of a soft soap, ugd a waterless cleanser, and rharketed under the trade nam of waieries Cleanser. ' 'inm raw materials are secured front local souree. The oo-partner are Mr. E, I. Merkley, manager; C. Cummin aM . W. Robinson, CITUl'S nilEAKS KECORPS California' citrus crop during the 1928-29 season was the largest pn record. It consisted of 88,010 pf oranges, grapefruit and lemons, and returned to the growers of the State $118,874,102, according te the report of E. O. Uesell, general manager of the California Fruit Growers' exchange, for th yeur ending October tl, 1029. TheBe figures are based on ex- 189,758,641 for 65,417 carloads marketed cooperatively for it 12.-(100 growers. Th state crop consisted of 78,311 carloads of oranges and grapefruit, and 14,879 carloads pf lemons. Hhlpmenta of oranges and grape-, fruit were more than 10 per eenl greater than those of the preceding season, and about one-third greater than the movement in the prevlotw largest year oi ivai i, in rspcni' aid. TELEPHONE EXCHANGE The Kouthern California Telephone company will expend approximately 52,00O,000 during tho next five years for the expansion of It facilities In the Los Angeles area. Of this amount about S10, (00,000 will be expended In 1980. Hi C -vl" 1 k.ut 1 1P.V'6. -T SAN FKANCIiCO , mm 170futt;rr:. OAKLAND BRAIN'CH 320 13th St. Near Hotel Oakland Phon GL. 031 Ray Burner Co- Succeusor to V7. S. Hst Mfg. Co. Sari Trscclicf w n r rw x vw i! 1"

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