Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on January 12, 1930 · Page 43
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 43

Oakland, California
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Sunday, January 12, 1930
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y SPMISI TYPE tXHIBIT HOME TO BE OPENED Realty Syndicate-H. C. Cap-' wir House to Contain Art Objects. ' ."A home which reflects the romance anil charm of old Spain," la fhe description given Casa Maria Louisa, the Realty SyndlcateH. C-Capwell -company exhibition home In Smith Reserve, which will be opened to tho public one week from today. - Oriental rug, of Spanish design, made to order for Casa Maria Luisa tfjr the Shoemaker Art Looms of Peking. China, hand-wroughv trilled balconies and lighting fixtures from rare old-world pattern', tsenclled beams and ceilings by one of Europe's noted Cathedral artists, rare shrubs and plants bordered' by Monterey " pine and cypres, various electrical tlmei avtna-. contrivances, are featured In this exhibition ho.me. Overhanging balconies are- rem-inlseent-af earlv SDanlRh-Califnrntn and, the 'heavy -doors and thick i walls hark back to the days of the ! Dons. -.Imported fabrics, tapestries end dranes carry a. warm n"te of color, and the furniture by the H. C. Capwell company, Bpanish In de- aim, harmonizes with thearchitec-ture. " Casa Maria Lulsa occupies throf of 'Smith . Reserve's wooded view Banoramle view. It represent an I s invortfneni oc fov.vvu ana is la rnfootes drive . from down-town Oakland. -.".T., -,. Censas Men Will Ask Value of H ome X question on home valuation and rentals which will bring findings of great Importance to the real stat business, according to the National Association of Real Estate Boards,,, Tvtll be included In the questionnaire now being prepared for enumerating the population In tha 1130 census. - For the first time the enumerators will ask. the value of the home. If owned, or the : monthly rentals paid on the home. In making, public "its 1930 ques-tlonnatre the United States department of commerce stated that the-question of home ownership would make possible a classification of families according to economic status or -buying power. . The NatlonafAssoclation of Real Instate Boards points out that f..e findings, of the census will make it possible to ascertain the percent. Ma of home ownership in the -many . rltls. count) nd vlllaupe "throughout thi L'nivd Hut's, which, when correlated with the , cot of homes In tliowe fame locali ties, will show to what degree tho cost of homes in a given city de te:-mlnes the extent of home owner aMu !n tht community. . , .. .' Machinery Firm 5 tarts Operations Voegetly White report that thcli firm have started jobbing " and hand machinery at the. foot ' West Fourteenth street. Oak- ;(.'. They have leased 30,000 uir feet of floor apace In one of the buildings occupied by the 1,'nlon Construction company. This firm ' Is liquidating ship supplies syid machinery, and Is engaged in . reconstructing and repairing a general line of machinery which will then be sold on th Pacific Coast. At the present time, six men are employed and H. A. White and William N.. Voegtly are partners. LARGES COTTOX CROP. Harvesting of the largest cotton crop etrer produced In California 5s drawing to a close, it Is esti-. mated. . that approximately ' 5 83 bales will be produced on 809,000 . aures. 9mKh JTa jm A n . ' erV ' lOA i ' MAT tM HMTT ( Tjnr.Tnri T and JEFF mui By BUD THE FUNNIEST PAIR IN THE WORLD f Every Day in The i X TTith a Full Pae in Colors on Sundays SUNDAY In 'Casa Maria Luisa' ' The Realty Syndicate- H. C. Capwell company exhibition home in Smith Reserve will ooen to the Dublic next Sunday. ' sMksiMMIMIMM REALTY FIRM FOR 1930 GOOD The Oak Knoll Land Corporation has a statement concerning Its plans for this year. It reports: "At this early date the developments under way at Oak Knoll for 1930 already surpass the developments of any entire previous year. Plana are being drawn and construction. Is starting on many new homes. ,"To keep pace with this activity the Oak Knoll Land . Corporation has commenced a comprehensive development program In Fairway Untates at Oak Knoll. We are lay- Ing new streets and sidewalks Instilling seworw and electroliers. Fairway ', jAtates, which ha commanded widespread public attention became' of Its activity during the past'.few. months will, we he-llev, attrflf-C nn increasing numher of beautiful residences, lawns ami gardens during 1 030. Visitors to Fairway Estate at Oak Knoll are Interested to learn the scope of the development work planned', or under way. In this ex clusive cjul) community. The majority lire anxious to select their property as early as possible before mo development -is too rar ad vanced. Those who plan on build lng homes In the future are eager to obtain the most desirable home-sites. Those who consider the ln- vestment angle realize that an ag gresslve development results in in crease of values. "A factor which Is contributing materially " to property values In Fairway Kstates at Oak Knoll is the steady demand for homes of the medium to high-priced class. This is partially due to the Influx of manufacturing- executives who are brought here by the Eastbay a In dustrial growth. "Again, much of, the property-purchasing and home-liulMlng In the Kaatnay is being done by pro FISHER ARE GUESTS AT DINNER HERE Oakland and San Jose members of the Paclflo Star Roofing company were guests at a dinner recently held at the Athens Athletic club to discuss plans In connection with the annual conference of the firm fco be held at Log Angeles In the near future. n. W. Flege, locaj representative of the firm, reports "Business during the past year has been excellent and we anticipate an even greater volume during the coming year. Star fireproof roofing material is made under patented specifications and meets requirements of the National Board of Underwriters," Klege pointed out that the Pacific Star Roof company is the only organization of Its kind on the Pa-clflc count manufacturing and Installing fireproof roofs, thus applying its product direct from factory to consumer. This policy, he states, makes for economical Installation. Those In attendance at the banquet included Earl Smith, E, Stevens. J. F. Barnes. C. L. Farrar, King Howard, Dufjley Smith, E. Leake. Robert Botton. O, LleboMt, Lee Atkinson, Charlea Bollsby, P. F. Dennle, Jack Turner, V. Dun-kin and R. W. Flege. fesslonal people. These are especially attracted by the Oak Knoll Country Club, the golf course and the Sequoyah Country Club nearby. "Developments In Fairway Estates st Oak Kn'oll have now progressed to the point where this is a firmly established home community. Prospective residents can see the typo of homes already erected, and the mannpr in which building restrictions sre being enforced. ALREADY the developments under way at Oak Knoll for 1930 far exceed the developments for any rntire preceding year. Fine new homes, new streets, sewers, electroliers! Fairway Estates in Oak Knoll, outstanding for its activity during the past few months, will shortly be dotted by an 1 increasing nuinoer oi Ol and careens further Now is the time to before tins development is too far advanced. Come oat and see the large homes already erected or under construction, the clubhouse, the Oak Knoll golf course and the matchless view. Inquire as to the homesitea available in Fairway Estates, the race and building restrictions but most of all the future developments. The' choicest homesites the opportunity to share in the outstanding home development of Central California ip 1930 will go to those who act quickly. Reached easily via Golf Link Road (tt Eifhly-tecond Avenue or Mountain Boulevard via Joa quin Miller Hood TRACT OFFICE: Oak aHanO PROSPERITY III 1830 SEEN BT BERKELEYANS Manufacturers Predict That -' Year Will Set High "Mark in JTrade. By It AY COX President Berkeley .Manufacturers' Association Every member of the Berkeley Manufacturers' association is optimistic regarding 1930. There were many local manufacturers. who were worried late in the fall They could not 'oresce how far reaching In damog,t would .be the stock decline. , , As far as 1 have been able to uncertain, local Industry came through almost unhurt. Since then, there has been an ever-growing feeling of confidence. Some manufacturers are going ahead with an expansion oronnim soon after the first of thetyear. . Berkeley'sV manufacturing, al hough smaiixompared with some ot the larger Pcclflc coast cities however is perhaps more varied In products and market than any city In the West. Berkeley's products go throughout the civilized world. We have become known as one of the largest manufacturers of soap in the worlo. We turn out the best In moto'.s. The Helns company lina one of its largest manufactur lug plants, cutKldeof the main I'lttsburgh plant, located here. In the co'iilnj? year, we are like. !y to go ahead In the manufactur lng of airplanes. Our chemical plants will . undoubtedly show an increase in production during 1930 likewise the Irou, steel and metals group. The Berkeley Manufacturers' as eoclatlor. was one of the first "asso ciations In the country to endorse President Hoover'4 plan for the organization of comparative actlvl- les In Industry and commerce. Our association has not only endorsed this plan but ha carried it out. and 11 has sldeo us. ' All Ir all, there Is every reason to believe that 1930 will be the biggest year In the history of local manufacturing. State Realty Men To Attend Meet "Citizenship and Its Relation to the Realtor" will be discussed by Joseph Scott, widely-known Los Angeles attorney and one of the moat prominent o( his pro esslon on the Pacific coast, at the midwinter meeting of the National Association of Real Kstate- boards. to he held at Phoenix, January 23-25. Plans are going forward rapidly for a. large California delegation In honor of Marry H. Culver, na- tl naf ' president, who will turn over the gavel to Leonard 1'. Resume of Detroit. The Phoenix Real Estate board Is planning a varied program of entertainment features to supplement the bquslnesg sessions. The California delegates will ar rive In Phoenix January E2 and 23, and 'will Include realtors from Bakersfleld, Beverly Hills, Brentwood. El Centro, Eureka, Glen- dale. Inglewood, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Modesto, Monrovia, Oakland, Oceanslde, North Hollywood, Pasadena, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco. Han Jose, San Marino, San Pedro, , Santa Ana, Sant Monica and Stockton WALNITS BRING RICHES. California walnut growers will, pocket 316,000,000 from this year's walnut crop, estimated at 68,000,-000 pounds,, .and the largest, with on exception, on record. At prices recently fixed by the growers, 314,380,000 will be derived from the sale of nuts, and .11,700,(100 from by-products. oeautiiui residence, lawns increasing property values. DEVELOPMENT . ggg PROGRAM reserve property in OaTs Knoll rC I I OAK KNOLL LAND CORPORATION 1430 Harrison Street Telephone LA keside 4008 Knoll and Mountain Blvd.. Telephone TRinidad 3368 Crf&utte English Type Home Thi residence has just been completed at 85 Fairview avenue by Edward Larmcr. The heating installation by the Pacific Gas Appliance company i an interesting feature. The builder invites inspection of the home. ' ' 0t a TT! ; Tf f miff1- fia''l ftim Jm J"v) "T" :&; :::: MMHMMMHHMMMnMHMMMMMNnMinMnMIMNBaaNMMlMMMWMMHPMiMnMS HEATING TESTS G 1 L M 0 R FIRM Details of a test as to public appreciation of various fuels and heating equipment, which finally resulted In the selection of the latest Fraser gas furnace, are reported by Hill and Stoops, heating engineers. The test was conducted at the .Estudlllo- Estates display home, recently built by Gordon Msrehant, Heating equipment was Intentionally omitted In the horn during the display period, stated Stoops, "through the 'roughing In for the, Installation was done during construction. Invariably, the visitors would ask, 'What about heat?' and when Informed thnt the type of equipment could be se lected by th? purchaser, expres sions of opinion as to the relative emrlts of -different systems were forthcoming immediately. "Consideration of the advant ages of the natural gas, to be shortly delivered to the homes or the Eastlmy cities, finally resulted in the selection of gas as the Heating fuel. The Fraser system that has now been Installed in 'this home is of decidedly attractive appearance, being finished In red duco; and the basement appears as clean as any room In the house, The furnace is entirely automatic In operation, keeping the seven room home at a pre-determlned temperature. This furnace also Is equipped with the safety pilot. A duplicate of tnla installation may be soen in our display rooms, In actual "nneratlon. Hill ana titoops are locatea at 4214 Broadway. CROP IS A RKCORD. Reports during the picking season indicated mat tne cotton rop In Kern county this year hns uoken all previous recorus iy more than 10,0f)0 hales. Estimates place tre total crop at approxi mately 55,000' bales. MADE BY i t r t -a i ' j i r i. E JO HAVE OFFICE The Gllmora Oil company, a well- known CaHfornla corporation, will open offices and distributing plants In the Eastbay district within several weeks, according to an announcement Issued last week by the chamber of commerce. Clarence S. Bessemyer, Vict-president of the Gllmore Oil company, who has been In Oakland conferring with business associates prior to the opening of his concern In this .district, -disclosed the following plans. "The entrance of this Independent oil company Into the bay district will represent an Initial Investment of approximately $300,-000," said Bessemyer, "with much larger expenditures proposed for the future- "Anticipating a Vant market for Gllmore Blu-Green Gasoline In the bay district we have made a care ful survey of the territory cover-, lng a period of several months. We will build two big distributing plants within thirty days. Con struction will be under way before that time," further stated Bessemyer, . Land has been leased In San Leandro at Thornton and Martlnex streets for tank storage warehouse and offices, which are to open January 6 onder.the direction of Bert Williams, manager of branches of the Gllmore Oil company, who will make Oakland his , headquarters for the coming month. Negotiations are now being made for storage tank sites in Oakland and Berkeley. Simultaneously with the entrance Into the Eastbay district, the Gllmore Oil company plans to develop the 8a n Francisco district, it la understood. The company was established In Southern California In 1904. and has assets totaling 5. 000, 000. Performance Is Positive Proof! 1 rCO -'JS- . HOME OF ROY L. PRATT, Heated With Ray Automatic Oil A Ray Automatic Oil Burner installed in Your Home will give you Quiet, Clean, Healthful, ... and Inexpensive HEAT Trouble" Free and Automatic. OAKLAND BRANCH 320 13th St. Near Hotel Oaklsnd Phone GLen. 0314 JANUARY 12, 1930 HEATER F The Pacific Gr.s Appliance company reports -that -an interesting home at 85 Fairview avenue is open for Inspection. The house.jof English architecture style, was constructed by Edward Larmer, home builder in the East bay cities for many years. "This la an eight-room residence with a breakfast room." state Larmer. "and the fact that there are nine closets on the upper floor conveys some Idea of its' convenience. There is a large laundry in the basement, and a double garage is provideed. The living rooms are finished In mahogany woodwork with textured plaster walls, and the 'Sleeping rooms are 'finished with wallpapers and colored enamel woodwork. Plank floors are a feature. The bathrooms arp finished in colored tile, and the latest style plumbing fixtures ala in color have been installed, "Particular attention has been given to the heating and hot water Installations made by the Pacific U SHOWS EURiCEllS ID i M7 HEATING Instantaneous like light-like water Electrically Controlled Gat as a Fuel hat been demonstrated to be cleaner, quicker, more convenient and economical tharr all " other fuels. New or . old homes. HARRIS FLOOR FURNACES , Member of the- Fornnoe Dealers Association Ll::;V;' vi 4 rl ' : Ray Burner Co Successor to V. S. Ray VJg. Co. San Francisco M-3 LARGEST 10 SO E HERE The largest loan ever made on rest estate -;ln-Oakland has JusC been concluded for the Emporium Capwell. Corporation, . A. loan of $2,500,000 wns made by the Metropolitan Life Insurance company of New York, through Its San Francisco representatives, Thomas Ma-gee & Sons, on property fronting 259 fet on Broadway, 267 feet on Telegraph avenue, and 330 feet on Twentieth street. This loan was made for. 15 years and Indicates the confidence of the Metropolitan Life Insurance company In the stability of Oakland real estate values. BULB PIPE LINE. The Southern California ' Gas company is planning to build a natural gas pipe line from Santa Fe Springs to San Diego, serving towns along the coast en route. Gas Appliance company, consisting of a Williamson steel furnace and a Sands water heater." HARRIS GAS FURNACES This little furnace is deaigned to fit in the floor. It is lighted by .electricity, requiring no matches. It is designed for small homes without basements or for auxiliary heating.) Quickly installed; Abundance of heat. New or old homes. V - . PllAK OAkland 2480 . r? i " f ij- 'V tat. : Piedmont Burner Mr. Pratt says: "We enjoy very much the warmth and general comfort we are receiving from the Ray Oil Burner in our home." SAN FRANCISCO BRANCH 170 Suiter T . Fhon", 1": r

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