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OAKLTAND TRIBUNEr SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 1936 FRATERNAL SOCIETIES OF EASTBAY BOY SCOUT NEWS OF EASTBAY AREA The Thrill That Comet Once in a Lifetime (Copyrisht, 1930, for The Tribune) By Webster Mosswood Park Site Of Picnic ALAMEDA ALAMEDA, Aug. J5. Scouts desiring instruction or examination in swimming or lifesaving tests arelj urged to attend tne weekly classes being conducted by our Scouter Swimming Counselors, Sam Jackson and J. Harder at Sunny Cove Beach on Tuesday afternoons. -'wne as early as you want In the afternoon and at 4:45 or 5 p.

we'll be on hand to coach or examine you," Jackson advised this morning. Cost is 15 cents if you bring your own suit and towel. This will be the last opportunity to qualify for swimming tests previous to the August 20 Board of Review it was stated by H. Mathewson, chairman. RED CROSS WEEK A large 'delegation of will be in attendance at the Red Cross swimming and life-saving instruction week at Neptfne Beach from August 24 to 29 inJusive it was revealed from a check by headquarters last According to RedjCross Chairman LaJuenesse, of swimming and life saving, Scouts will be particularly interested in the following classes: Non-swimmers from 11 to 11:30 a.

m. daily and from 3 to 3:30 daily. Beginners from 10:30 to 11 a. m. daily.

Swimmers who want to get new strokes or diving instruction, 10 to 10:30 daily. Life saving instruction from 9 to 10 a. m. and from 4 to 5 p. m.

daily. The only charge will be 10 cents admission if- Scouts bring their own towels and suits. Swimming and life saving are part of the regular Boy Scout program and this opportunity of obtaining intensive instruction during the vacation period will be grasped by all Scouts now in the city as it will also give opportunity to improve strokes and diving technique for the American Legion swimming meet for Alameda Boy Scouts early in September, it was stated by R. E. Inman, Boy Scout Council vice-president and chairman of the Legion-Scout swimming meet committee.

BOARD OF REVIEW COMING A delegation of Scouts seeking higher ranks will appear before the Board of Review for second and first class 'Scout candidates to be held Thursday evening at the First Presbyterian Church under the direction of H. L. Mathewson, chairman of the board. All applications must be at the Scout office in the City Hall by this Saturday noon, he announced. SEA SCOUT REGATTA The.

third annual Sea Scout regatta for Northern California Sea Scouts will be held at Redwood City Harbor from Saturday until Monday noon, September 5 to 7 inclusive and a fine program of competitions and demonstrations has been developed according to H. L. Mathewson, local scouter, who is serving on the general committee made up from representatives of nine Scout Councils who will participate. Sailing, rowing, power boat and flotilla drills are among the special competitions with prizes for the winners. All units will be self-sustaining, bringing their own bedding and food and will be judged on their efficiency in taking care of themselves as well as in the Sea Scout special skiHs and all who reach a Patriarchs Welcome New Class Four Patriarchs became members of Canton Oakland No.

11, Patriarchs Militant, att the special meeting held recently when the Patriarchs Militant degree was conferred. George W. Witchell gave an outline of the program of the Grand Encampment to be held at San Jose, October 11-17. Church service will open the program on Sunday night, with school of instruction, Monday morning, flag-raising at 1 m. and field maneuvers in the afternoon, A mustering-in ceremony will be put on in the evening by the auxiliary to Canton San Jose No.

9. The Grand Encampment opens Tuesday morning with Grand Patriarch Neil W. Reid of Santa Cruz presiding. Tuesday th delegates will be taken to the Ola Folks Home at Saratoga. Competitive drills will be held Wednesday.

Thursday afternoon a trip will be made to the I. O. O. F. Children's Home at Gilroy.

New officers will be installed Awarding of prizes in the drills and a grand ball will close the sessions. Headed by C. G. Frank, D. D.

G. M. of District. No. 81, and Lillian Carter, D.

D. P. of District No, 7, the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of this district are making their annual visit to the I. O. O.

F. Home at Saratoga today. The Past District Deupty Presidents' Association of Alameda County put on the degree work for Elmhurst Rebekah Lodge No. 277, I. O.

at the regular meeting in their hall recently. Edwin Nel son, past grand, was the candidate. Past District Deputies taking part were M. Alma Burns, noble grand; Lettie Wolleson, vice-grand; Anna Coil, chaplain; Le Von Sorenson, past noble grand; Isabelle Johnson, warden, and Hannah Post, conductor. Also on the degree staff were Mildred Roche, Pearl Powers, Ruth Smiith, Fern Mitts, Nellie Gibbons; Grace Algeo, Anna Dean, Albertine Salbach, Alice Belcher and Rhoda Blachley.

Lillian Carter, D. D. P. of Dis trict No. 7, installed the following officers for the term: Lillian An thony, financial secretary; Lillian Moore, warden, Janiie Bennett, past president of the Rebekah Assembly, was a visi tor.

Frieda Davidson, noble grand, who Is to be married soon, was presented with a table lamp. Mary Hanfen was general chair man of the evening. 0 The annual picnic of the Royal Neighbors of America will be held at Alvarado Park. Richmond, Aug ust 23. The parade of autos will form at 14th and Washington Streets, at 10 a.

in front of the City Hall. Proceeds of the picnic will be distributed among the var ious camps. Picnic chairmen include: Dancing, Pansy Spring, publicity, May Greer, Victory; games, Jessie Hartley, Alameda; entertainment, Lois Brown, Berkeley; refreshments, Myrtle Stobbe, Pacific; decorations, Nora Thompson, Oakland. FIREMEN RESCUE WASH EDMONTON, Alia. A woman iere summoned the whole fire de partment to rescue her week's The clothes had become tangled on the clothesline and she couldn't get them down.

BRINGS ON RevoL-UTIONiS I) OAKLAND AREA COUNCIL CALENDAR Aug. 22 Water Carnival, Dimond Camp, 2 p. m. -Sept. 5-7 Scouters' DImond-0 Camp.

Sept. 16 Eagle Court deadline. Oct 16 Eagle Court of Honor. Alameda Scout Calendar Aug. 18 Swimming instruction and examinations, Suuny Cove, p.

m. Aug. 20 Board of Review, First Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p. m. Aug.

21-20 Red Cross swimming and life-saving classes, Neptune. Sept. 8, 6, 7 Sea Scout regatta at edwood City harbor. Sept. 19 1:30 p.

Neptune Beach, Legion swim meet for Scouts. Sept. 24 Board of Review, First Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p. m. Sept 26-27 All Council hike, Major Tllden encampment.

Oct. Court of Honor. Chas. M. Fisher ATo Be Speaker Before Sciots Charles M.

Fisher, candidate for Congressman from the Seventh District, will be guest of honor and speaker at the Sciots' Luncheon Club, meeting Tuesday noon at the Colt Hotel. His theme will be "The Fish and Game Commission." The club will be entertained by a "Surprise Group," under direction of Richard Kronke, past sahib, entitled "Anything Happens." Nick C. Fuller is sahib. Officers assisting the sahib are Irving Adams, vice-sahib, and J. R.

McCloskey, scribbler. Lodge Sets Garden Tea Amy Vander Naillen will be host ess to the homemaking group of Oakland Chapter No. 965, Women of the Moose, at a garden tea to be held in the garden of Hazel Andi-chou next Tuesday at 12:30 o'clock. Bridge and whist will be played followed by tea. Next Thursday evening Oakland Chapter will hold a class Initiation with Senior Regent Hirsch presid ing.

Entertainment will be under the direction of Mayme La Rue, chairlady of the entertainment committee. Ethel Lucas heads the committee in charge of refreshments. Capt. Fannie Kennedy and the senior regent's escorts will as sist in the initiation. Minnie Lowen, chairlady of the child care and training committee, is making arrangements to have a nurse or child doctor speak to her committee on the care of the small child.

ft tt The 43rd anniversary of the founding of Oakland Lodge No. 83, Ladies' auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, will be celebrated at the Capri Restaurant tomorrow night. Guests of honor will be the four oldest members who have held continuous membership since 1896 and 1897. Sister Charlotte Whissen will receive her 40-year membership pin, and Sisters Elizabeth Reburn, Anna Fontious and Anna Stock-inger will receive their pins early next year. Mrs, Lilian Chadwick, worthy president of the order, will wel come the guests of both auxiliary and brotherhood lodges.

On the program Harvery Dixon will be heard in a group of numbers, accompanied by Miss Cornelia Neu-stadter, Burnell Goodwin, Mrs, Myrtle Moore, Miss Helen Scott and Gene and Eileen Lockhart will sing Mrs. Mary Connell, worthy fifth vice-grand president is expected as a surprise to round out the evening. At the close of the dinner the lodges will convene at I. O. O.

F. building where a class of candidates will be initiated. Mrs. Carrie Petersen will be chairlady, A birthday party for its members was held by California Circle No'. 385, Companions of Foresters of America, ia the lodge rooms recently.

Several visitors from Oakland Circle were present to hear Rose Simas, D.G.C.C, head! her commission. She was presented With a glass plate by Lottie May Smith, P.G.C.C., on behalf of California Circle, and Beveral gifts from i LENA M. WYSINGER. relative to the Negro in America, particularly of the schools of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, of which he has member since youth. Four years ago at the general conference held, in Cleveland, unio, ne was eieciea ine oisnopry of the denomination, In May, 1938, at the general conference held in New York City he was named presiding bishop of the Fifth Episcopal District which includes conferences of California and Puget Sound.

Monday evening, August 10, Bishop Williams gave, a lecture at Parks Chapel A. M. E. Church, Ninth and Chester Streets, and displayed pictures which brought his audience in close relationship to various points of interest at the time and places where the Christ and his Biblical characters lived and died. In most of the scenes Bishop Williams was, shown in person conversing with guides, and observing and acting, even to wash ing his face and hands in the waters oi me ea 01 uaniee, ana mouniea on the back of si camel riding along the same path over which Joseph fled with Mary and the young chlldl Jesus, when Herod, the king, sought to Slay the child.

His African Scenes were especially educational relative to gene- ology and racial characteristics of the African people. Schools of the South, with thousands of students and faculty in action, on graduation days and on other occasions, were shown on the Screen. 0 0 0 Sunday morning, August 9, Bishop N. W. Williams, on his initial official visit to California, oc-cuped the pulpit at First A M.

E. Church, 823 15th Street Oakland. The church auditorium was filled to its capacity. Special music was prepared for the occasion. 0 0 0 California Conference will convene in First A.

M. E. Church, Oakland, California, September 9, 1936. The Rev. D.

G. Hill is pastor. Bishop Williams will preside. 0 0 0 Sunday evening, August 9, Bishop Williams occupied the pulpit at Bethel A. M.

E. Church, 1209 Powell Street San Francisco, The Rev. X. C. Runyon is pastor.

REV. WARD AKS The Rev. A. Wnvman Ward, of Fe'hcl A. r.

Church, CMc.r--, n-i rf A i Many present and past commanders as well as presidents of allied orders of the G. A. R. have been invited to attend the annual picnie of the Col. E.

D. Baker Camp No. 21, Sons of Union Civil War Veterans, at Mosswood Park, September 8. The picnic committee is headed by Chairman Frank Johnston and R. B.

Dumser. Commander C. A. McCurdy will welcome all the visiting members of the allied orders. Many tickets have been sent cut for the card party and fortune telling to be held at the Veterans' Memorial Building, September 28.

Julia Dent Grant Tent No. 32, Daughters of Union Civil War Veterans, Berkeley, has invited Col. E. D. Raker Camp No.

21, to attend their meeting of August 20, when reception and entertainment will be given for their new department president. The next meeting of Col. E. D. Baker Camp will be held at 8 p.

at the Veterans' Memorial Building, August 24. Members of the auxiliary are urged to attend. Drill Team Plans Dance A "Baseball Dance" will be sponsored by the girls' drill team of the Ben Hur Life Association, in McFadden's Ballroom, tomorrow -evening. The Mission and Oakland baseball clubs will be guests of honor, players will be introduced by Charlie Tye and Manuel Duarte. Members of the two clubs will compete for a bronze with gold plated award planned for the best woman waltzer.

Music will be furnished by Roger Burke's Band. The committee of arrangements includes: Helen Pierce, Amy Steck-meyer, Agnes Skelton. Delia Emery. Elaine" Travers and Florence Pierce, Patrons and patronesses are: Messrs. and Mesdames Frank Skelton, William Steckmeyer, William Renoud, Pearl Emery, Ray Travers, Ralph Robb, and Fred Pierce.

Mrs. Edna Pierce, local field rep resentative, is in charge of the team. This group of girls will go to Fresno in September to attend the Ben Hur State congress, 0 0 0 The monthly whist tournament of Oakland Tent No. 17, the Maccabees, will be held in the lodge rooms tomorrow night. Leonard Lustig is chairman of the enter? tainment committee.

Oakland Tent held Its monthly class initiation last -Monday Twelve new members received the degrees. During the evening, a committee from Oakland Hive No. 16, under the leadership of Nadeen Schively, delivered the "Service Banner" to the Tent The monthly whist of the Executive Board of the Woman's Benefit Association will be held in the Pacific Building, 16th and Jefferson Streets, next Wednesday. The board met recently in the Dalziel Building with Mary Cole, president, in charge- Edith Bailey, W.B.A. nurse, has returned from her month's vacation and will be at headquarters on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

NEGROES Chapel occupied his father'i pulpit on Sunday morning, August 8, at ll o'clock. 00 TO ATTEND COUNCIL The Rev. G. C. Coleman, pastor of North Oakland Baptist Church, in company with his wife, Mrs.

Coleman, has gone to Philadelphia, Pa, where he will attend the Fraternal Council of Negro Churches of America at Bethel A. M. E. Church. The council will be in session from August 19 to 21, Among the executives of the council are Bishop R.

C. Ransom, president; the Rev. G. C. Coleman, vice-president; Bishop Kyles, secretary; Bishop Walls, treasurer, 0 0 0 Mrs.

Lucy Brown of St. Louis, Sunday School Superintendent of Bethel M. E. Church and missionary worker, club worker in interest of Old Folks Home in South St. Louis, and civic worker, arrived In Oakland Sunday morning, August 9.

She will spend a while in the Bay area visiting friends and institutions. She will then go to Southern California, where she will be the guest of Mrs. Ida Jackson and family in San Diego. Her leave of absence will expire in October. STAR SIGNALS BY 0CTAVINE.

Tor jneraflju who belleva that hurr dMtiny la uidd by th planets, i dally horoscop outlined by a aatroloser. In addition to informaHnn rf general intereit, it outlines Informix. apeclal interest to persona whocs bitth anniversaries iall on tomorrow. AUGUST 17 Persons most likely to be affeetH by today's influences, are those were born from August 11 through 30. General Indications Morning Not dependable.

Afternoon Very Evening Mentally active. The day is undependable. It i fortunate regarding cor i pers or literary work. You should deal in art mals of a white color fir Travel, pleasure, s-t children should all be a you during Noven-v Danger of fr, rtion from nival to be held at the Camp Dimond swimming pool, The activities of the day will commence at 2 p. and' will include swimming races and novelty events, plain and fancy diving exhibitions, funny diving by Al Kullunki and Jim Murphy of Lakeside Plunge.

A big 4) TONIGHT Tribune radio broadcast over KLX. Phllosoohera Orjen Torum. 1 o. Cen tral Trade School, 11th and Jefferson Streets. Moaswood Chess end Checker Club, 1:30 p.

Mosawood Playground. Dinner-dunce, 8:30 p. Athens Club. Dinner-dance, p. Hotel Lake Mer-rltt.

TOMORROW Tribune radio broadcast over KLX. X. E. P. Verse Writing Class, .7:45 p.

Polytechnic High School. CLUBS TOMOHROW Oakland Klwani Club, noon. Hotel Oakland. Elks Luncheon Club, noon, Xlki Club, 20th and Broadway. Builders Exchange Club, noon, Patio room, Hotel St, Mark.

High Twelve Club, noon, Coit Hotel. Altrurians, noon, Coit Hotel. American Letlon Service Club, noon, Hotel Leamington. East-of-the-Lake Unemployed Club, p. Lockwood School.

Radio Service Association of Northern California, p. 021 Harrison Street. Reserve Officers Training Association) I p. Fremont High School Armory. Ladies' Auxiliary, Oakland Lodge No.

03, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, evening, I. O. Hall, 11th and Franklin Streets. Rockridge Voters Forum, 8 p. Clare-mont Junior High School, Oakland Inventors Forum, evening, 3783 Piedmont Avenue.

PENSION CLUBS TOMORROW Eastbay Tnwnsend Headquarters, 820 12th Street, Room 104. East Oakland Young People's Townsend Club. 7:30 p. Pilgrims' Hall, Mason Street, one block from Seminary Avenue, Piedmont Avenue Townsend Club No, 34, 7:45 p. 3B29 Piedmont Avenue.

Lockwood Townsend Club No. 80, 7:4.1 p. Lockwood School Auditorium, 68th Avenue and East 14th Street. Key Townsend Club. 7:45 p.

Ma-ionic Hall, 40th and Piedmont Avenue. Burckhaltcr Townsend Club No. 28, 8 p. Burckhnller School, Burckhalter Avenue and Hlllsmont Drive. West Brae Townsend Club No.

13. 8 p. Hnmsdell Hall, Curtis and Gllman Street, Berkeley. Berkeley Townsend Club No. 13, 8 p.

San Pablo Park Clubroom, Russell and Park Streets. Seminary Townsend Club No. 10. 8 p. Fenton'i, Seminary and Foothill Boulevard.

Dewey Townsend Club No. 11. 8 p. Weatherby Hall, 3038 East 18th Street. Allendale Townsend Club No.

23, 8 p. Allendale School, 30th and Penni- Bay Bridge' Townsend Club 8 p. hall at 37th Street and Telegraph Avenue. Golden Gate Townsend Club No. 8 p.

69th and Sim Pablo. Richmond Townsend Club No, li w. Hall. Richmond. Melrose Tnwnsend Club No.

2, 8 p. library at 48th and rooinui unuievaru. San Lorenzo Townsend Club No. It p. Sunset School, Dwnl1 Tnunsend Club.

8 n. Margos Hall, 51st Avenue and Foothill Greenwood Annuity Club, 3826 Greenwood Avenue. Tilth NO. D. Ill Farm Bureau Hall, miles east of Concord.

Brethren Townsend Club No, 6, 8 p. 40th and San Juan. Jefferson School Townsend Club, p. 39th and Carrington Avenues'. tirn.UI.,r,lnn Annllitv NO.

1, 8 P. UV Washington School, Eighth and Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda. Mission San Jose Townsend Club, No. 8 p. Centervllle High School.

Llvermore Townsend Club, No, 1, 8 p. Fourth Street Library. Cragmont Townsend Club, No, 10, p. 1064 Keith Avenue. Berkeley.

Santa Clara Parlors To Come to Oakland SAN JOSE, Aug. 15. Neal Mangin today was named as general chairman of a joint committee representing all Santa Clara County parlors of Native Sons and Native Daughters in plans for their parti-cipation in the Admission Day cele-bratlon in Oakland September 9. Gerald Origlia will head a committee providing transportation for those without automobiles. Bert Hart Is sub-committee chairman to provide a headquarters in Oakland for the local delegation, while Charles Petersen will direct the gathering and rehearsals of local drum corps.

Four Churches Get Portion of Estate ST. HELENA, Aug. 15. Lincoln F. Cote, who died here on August 4, left a large portion of his estate, valued at $10,000, to pastors of four churches, three of them in St.

Helena. A sister, Mrs. Nina Avery, of Oakland and six other relatives were also named in the will, which was filed for probate in Napa yesterday. According to the will, the pastors of "the St. Helena Presbyterian, Methodist and Episcopal churches will receive comfortable sums.

The pastor of the Methodist Church at Hillsdalet Michigan, was also named, Junior Chamber to Plant Small Park 'NEWARK, Aug. 15. Plans for parking a portion of land around the flag pole will be discussed at a meeting of the Newark Junior Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday night, states President Joseph Pa-shote. Paul Tygax is chairman of the parking committee. It is understood that a portion of the program will be given over to speeches by candidates for supervisor for this district.

New Residents Are Welcomed at Party NEWARK, Aug. and Mrs. William Beck entertained this week for Mr. and Mrs. L.

K. Skov and Mr. and Mrs. James Collins. Mr.

and Mrs. Scov, formerly of Modesto, with their children, Maxine, Dolly and Paul, will occupy the Trask home on the Nursery Road, at Niles. Scov is employed at the chemical plant in Newark! Willow Glen Post Seeks New Members WILLOW GLEN, Aug. 15. Sam R.

Brown today was the new com mander of Willow Glen Post No. 318, American Legion, succeeding Arthur S. McKinney. Brown has launched a membership drive, sp- pointing L. C.

Tillman and "''ilip Zeiro as captains of two competiLjJ teams. UNCLE RAY'S CORNER A LITTLE SUNDAY TALK WTt live in a world of wonders, house of Alexandria ACTIVITIES AMONG informal meetings every Monday. This week-end members plan an overnight hike to the Oakland hills to get some tests passed. S. S.

S. No. 6 BARCLAY STEPHENS During crew meetings held under the direction of Bosn's Mate Hemp-son and Coxswain Davidson Scouts discussed fixing up crew corners. A short drill followed and a compass game which was won by the "Starboard" crew, Plans for another rowing practice were laid. An afternoon was spent working on the boat, topped off with a swim.

Tomorrow night at the regular meeting, dungaree uniforms will be worn anfl Scouts will go for a swim during tjie meeting time with refreshments afterward. With the additional information available about the regatta, plans are being laid for ship participation. Several new idea? suggested by the crew members will be tried our during future OAKLAND Reservations for the fifth annual Scouters' Moot, to be held at Di-mond Camp September 6 to 7, are now being received at scout headquarters, according to William I. Stone, moot committee chairman. The Scouters' Moot is an annual get-together of all Oakland area scout leaders, held at the council's mountain camp, where the men who make passible scouting in this area assemble for three days of fellowship and recreation.

The program this year will include games, fishing, hiking, nature study programs and all of the things that the men will want to do, Special camp fires in the evening, church service Sunday morning and special inspirational sessions with men such as Oscar Kirkham, deputy regional executive, and Dr. Paul Cadman will round oul the program. Accommodationsare unlimited, but the first 180 who sign up may use the regular sleeping facilities, while the remainder will have to sleep under the'stars. Meals will be served in the new mess hall and must be ordered in advance, as all food must be trucked in by the council. Metis will be aVthe tate of 35 cents each, or three for $1.

The first 30 men who so desire may reserve a place on the council bus, by paying the round-trip fare of $2 in advance at scout headquarters, while others will provide their own transportation. The Scouters' Moot is open to all men connected with scouting who are over the age of 18 years including Sea Scouters, Cubbers and Senior Scouters. NATURE NOTES Bird hikes for the remainder of the month of AugU3t have Just been announced by B. C. Cain, nature director.

The next hike will be held at 8 a. m. Tuesday, August 18, on the U. C. campus.

Scouts will meet at Sather Gate at 8 a. another hikes will be held as follows: Friday, August 21. Durant Park Monday, August 24, Mountain Vie Cemetery; Wednesdsy, August Mills College, and Friday, August 28, Bay Farm Island. All hikes are scheduled at 8 a. m.

The Bay Farm Island trip will require scouts to sign up in advance wit Cain. Bird study merit bsidge examination will be held at 1:31 p. m. August 21 at the Dimontr Camp nature aen Civics and pathfinding examlna: tion will be held7 at Dimond Camp on Wednesdayevening, August 19, at 7:30 p. m.

WATER CARNIVAL Saturday Aueust 22. ha been net at the day for the big water car- water polo game will be held as a special event, and teams will be made up of the best swimmers who have played this Summer. The races and other events will be open to all scouts and will be under the supervision of Otis Duncan, pool director. the Tomb of Mausolus, and the Temple of Artemis. If you write for this, be sure to enclose a stamped envelope carefully addressed to yourself.

Address me in care of this newspaper. (Copyright, IMS. for The Tribune) O. K. Is Expected fr Fig Crop Program MERCED, Aug.

"15. Early decision by Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace regarding the Pacific Dried Fruit Association proposal to conduct a substandard fig diversion program was predicted today by Frank G. Logan, manager of the California Fig Institute. Directors of the association approved the diversion agreement plan at a meeting last week and transmitted it' to Washington for Federal Government approval.

Logan said it provides for a diversion pool similar to that handled in the prune industry for the past two years and that operated this year by the California Raisin Products Association which diverted all remaining 1935 off-grade raisins into by-product channels. Estimated tonnage which wuld be handled by the fig diversion organization and the amount sought through the Reconstruction Finance Corporation were not disclosed. The raisin diversion organization was granted $290,500. This district is particularly Interested in the program because it is a major fig-producing section in California. Electric Club of Pittsburg to Meet PITTSBURG, Calif, Aug.

dinner meeting will be held by the Electric Club Thursday evening, it was announced today. The membership is composed of employees of the Columbia Steel Company Electrical Department. The last meeting was held in Port Chicago. great bridges, skyscrapers, teiepnones, raaio, biiiuihooiict. airplanes and talking moving pic tures, to mention only some of them.

Any won'der I have named would have amazed people of ancient times if they could have known it. Think of what a magic thing an automobile would have seemed to the people of ancient Egypt, Greece or. Rome! On the other hand, people of ancient times have left wonders which we may see today. There are for example, the pyramids of Egypt. Great blocks of stone were placed together, one above the other and all for what? To cover the mummies of kings! The Great Pyramid of Gizeh rose to a height of 481 feet.

It is still to be seen, though it is not quite so tall today because the tip is gone. Another relic of long ago is the Great Wall of China. The first work on this wall seems to hare been done 2200 years ago. The building dragged on during a period of hundreds of years. The object of the Great Wall was to -keep China free from attack by armies of the North.

There were' watch towers along it, at distances from one another of about a hundred yards. An emperor known as "Ch'm" Is given credit for ordering the first section of the wall to be set up. The name of China came from him. Much of the Great Wall of China is still standing, though some sections are in poor condition. It curves over hills and down through- valleys.

If it could be brought to this continent. it would reach from Ontario to Florida. Because? of the widespread interest In the'Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, I prepared a leaflet on the subject some time ago. If yoir do not have a copy, you may Btain one without charge by writing and asking for the Seven Won ders leaflet. It tells about China's Great Wall, the pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Light- prescribed proficiency will receive an "Efficiency Pennant" which may be displayed by the unit winning it until the next annual regatta.

A formal Sea Scout dance, a campfire program, theater parties, are on the preliminary program released early this week. Sea Scout Ship No. 6, Barclay Stephens of Alameda, is among the first to register its intention to participate. Mathewson, who is registrar for the regatta also expects that Sea Scout Ship No. 27, Star of Alameda will participate he states.

LEGION SWIMMING MEET "Summer time is swim time and with the- swimming classes now being promoted by both the Red Cross and Scout organizations, it is apparent thlft there will be some real competition at our American Legion Scout swimming meet to be staged at Neptune Beach on Saturday, September 19 at 1:30 p. said R. E. Inman, Scout council vice-president and chairman of the American Legion 6wim meet committee. The meet is divided into two classes 12 and 13-year-old Scouts; 14 to 16-year-old Scouts, with free style, breast and back stroke as well as diving and relay races.

Exhibition events will include life-saving events such as cross chest carry, resuscitation, disrobing in deep water, etc. Entries must be made one week or more previous to the meet, Inman announced. TROOP NOTES In place of the regular weekly meeting, Troop 3 held a hike to Upper Sequoyah Park last weekend. Scouts had an opportunity to do two good turns, the first shortly after arrival when a womarf in a picnic group almost cut off a finger. First aid was given as noone in the picnie group had any first 'aid materials.

Later in the evening after some picnickers had left, the Scouts saw that the wind had scattered their campfire embers among the leaves and brush and it had started a fire. It was quickly put out. The meeting of Troop last Fri-ay evening was the annual raviola feeoVarranged by Scoutmaster Macintosh and Committee Chairman Bridges. Assistant Scoutmaster Cap-ling, who was one of the Camp Stephens leaders this Summer, arranged to have the camp movies at this meeting. From the pictures Scouts agreed that the boys at camp must have had a good time.

Movies also were shown of the trip taken by the Alameda Scouters last June to the Pinnacles National Monument which lasted for two After seeing all the, pictures, ell decided that they would like to have a troop trip there some time. j-Jast week-end five members of the Jroop "made an overnight hike to Niles Canyon with Assistant Scout-mastcr Capling in charge. Assistant Scoutmaster Fred Kim ELDER JOHNSON TO GO Elder and Mrs. Johnson, who have won many friends in California since they came to the Christian Work at 34th and Market Streets, are to leave for Nashville, at the end of the month to continue their work In a new field. Mrs.

Johnson is a talented woman and co-partner In Elder Johnson's field of labor. Their many friends regret their departure. Following is a message by the Elder and Mrs. Johnson to their friends here. "After more than five years.

of stay in Oakland, as pastor-evangelist of the Market Street Seventh Day Adventist Church, at 34th and Market Street, the time has come for us to go to another field. I am sure our friends think we should write a farewell article, but we do not know Just how to do that We do know, though, that there is a feeling of sadness in our hearts as the hour for departure draws near. "We can truly say we love every member of the church- and have made many friends among th fine people of Oakland, Berkeley) and San Francisco. We leave youj not as one leaves an acquaintance or a neighbor, but as one leavei dear friends and relatives. "Out hope and confidence is thai the very richest blessing of the Lord will attend you continually.

Satan 4will try you but in the Lord there is strength, help, victory, so keep close to Him. In the not distant future we shall be in the land, Where they never say "We commend to you those who will be chosen to take our places, We are confident you will support them loyally, all working and the Market Street Church will continue to grow. "As we motor to Nashville, take on larger responsibilities as pastor-evangelist Church and Riverside Sanitarium and nurses' training school, we desire the pray ers of God's people everywhere, "We especially invite all of our friends of the Eastbay to hear our farewell sermon which will be given Sabbath, August 29, 11 o'clock m. "Elder and Mrs. Jarrod Edward Jbhnjon." PICTURES OF HOLY LAND Bishop Noah W.

Williams, D. went to the Holy Land twd years ago for research work, and to taut pictures. In America he takes photogriphs of material interest to the progress of Christian world development nd for lecture demonstration, of Coupon for Seven Wonders of tne World Uncle Ray, Care of The Oakland Tribune, Oakland. California. Dear Uncle Ray: I enclose a 3c stamped envelope carefully addressed to myself.

Please send me a free copy -of the new illustrated leaflet, "True Adventure Stories." Name Street or. Route City State ball is in charge of Troop 11 during the absence of Scoutmaster H. B. Cushman and the troop it having.

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