Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on November 23, 1935 · Page 10
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 10

Oakland, California
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Saturday, November 23, 1935
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.A OAKLAND TRIBUNE, SATORITAT, NOV. 23, 1935 ... . - " i" GOQDFELLOWS EIIE CASH; fT F, Herms Again to Be Scout Leader HereV Lesson in Economy A Demonstrated in Purchase - Of Layette for Bluebird am Imunn to the Good felloes, to consider '.cash first vhM thev want to help- make Christmas cheery for the cheerless. The lady with shining eyes, came a tha Bluebird with a brand new layette for one of the Christmas babies babies whose mothers are fcrnlrn.lMrtd ' beCAUM their iS nothing, nothing at all, for the new ' little ones. - Tt nriM ta w 'rtlll on the Al.v . . . n - - box from the store. The Biuemra caught sight of It The Goodfellow "'Mady had done the best she knew but she did not know that for tne same price, contributed in cash, the Wnrtilrd. bv his soeclal way of flying In at store . windows, and the large purchasing power of the " Goodfellow money Bag, migm nave bought two identical layettes for the price she paid for one. She (Goodfellow) as she Is, did ' not know that her service was half' service when It should have been double service and it is surprising how many Christmas babies there are this year, too many to be listed by letter. ' But here is on mother who might have had the "extra" layette, If the Goodfellow had known about the double power of her gift iff cash. And this mother is only one of -many. , '"Will It be possible for me to get a little help?" she asks. "My husband has been ill for two months with a hurt spine. I have two little boys and one girl and we are expecting another baby about Christ-mas time. Would it be possible for i me to. get a few clothes for the children and the baby coming? "We haven't been here long enough to receive aid from the so' cial service. My husband has been unemployed so long things look quite hopeless. The boys are two and four and the girl if twelve They aren't expecting any tops, if I can only get them a few clothes." Again no suggestion of the size of clothes needed and you Good . fellows must know that it Is sheer chance whether second-hand clothes fit. Imagine two children, coming trustingly to the Bluebird for clotheg and finding that one is lucky enough to discover something to fit while . the brother or sister must go away ragged, because, in the whole selec tlon,. nothing would do. I don't believe the lucky one would feel any happier about it " than the loser, do you? ' , ' ' There are lucky ones, and we are glad, and grateful to the Goodfel lows who made them lucky. Per- - baps that particular. Goodfellow ' could ipurejhe outgrown garment, when it was beyond her means, though, not beyond her heart to spare the money which would have luted these two children above the cruelty of mere luck. But suppose those same two ragged children had come to the Bluebird, equally trusting, and the Bluebird had said: "Come right along and hurry up. Wait till I get my Goodfellow money bag, and I'll see that you both ' have clothes that fit in a jiffy." ' Isn't that really a happier end-ting? And It is an ending made possible only by the Goodfellows who help fill that money bag, who re willing and able to add to their kindness, wisdom, that their kindness may go farther to brighten sad faces, 'We think mostly of children at ' Christmas time. But sometimes the ' om and lonely also long for their ' little day of brightness: Do they, too, not deserve remembering? Hera comes a letter written "in behalf of an old man who lives in one tiny room. I know the man," the writer continues, "and I know lie ' won't have any Christmas. If you will help him, I thank you in advance." . How can you bring Christmas le Bn old man, Goodfellows? You ean not send Moa toy? And the eld and lonely and bereft are sometimes "crotchety" in their tastes. He might want a bathrobe -- but Just as likely he has an unappeased longing for a gold-fish bowl. The only way to bring Christmas to this old and lonely man Is for the Blue-bjrd to have free hand to find out what ha really wants for Christmas, tand to dip into the Goodfellows' csh aupply to get it for him. v . Funeral Held for William L. Ewing JtutHMUND, Nov. 23. Funeral . fervices for William L. Ewing, 78, 111 Panhandle Boulevard, who died at an Albany hospital after an ill ; nesa of three months, were held to day at the Wilson , and Kratzer Chapel with the Rev. C. T, Westover ef pakland officiating. Interment was at Bunset view Cemetery. Ewing, a retired railroad em- Vlovee. had lived hera 27 It survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary am rwing; a daughter, Mrs. Nona Hough of Richmondr a son, Arthur W. Ewing 8f El Cerrito, and two tisters, . Mrs. Emily Donnelly of Texaa and Mrs. W, H. Webb of Cut BERKELEY, Nov. 23. Prof, William B. Herms Cf the University of California hai been re-elected president of the Berkeley-Albany division of the Berkeley-Contra Costa Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. Frank Cornish, attorney, was named : vice-president while the following board members were unanimously elected: Ed Stoeckle, 0. L. Hennessey, Dr, Raymond- L. Knight Dr. Herbert Bolstad, H. C. Macaulay, L. F. Mac-donald, Prof.' Charles Rugh, L. E. Schuessler, Charles De Wolf, Arthur R. Ahlgren, Prof. Charles G. Hyde, Col. i E. 3.i Hardy;' Francis Gleason, td Thomas, Captain John Atthowe, Donald H. Parce, Kenneth Gelwix, Prof. .William B. Herms, Perry Tompkins,' Frank V. Cornish, Col. W. G. Doane, A M. Lester, Frank Gaines, Wallace -Wood. President Hermj introduced Vic tor Llndbljfd, new scout executive to the board. Donald H. Parce, Ed Stoeckle ' and . Charles De Wolf comprised the ' .nominating committee A - " ". " 35 TO RECEIVE MASON Thirty-five - candidates will re ceive the 32nfl and final degree of Scottish Rite Free Masonry at a ceremony Monday evening in Scot tish Rite Temple. Kenneth C. Gillis, knight commander of the Court of Honor, master of Oakland Consistory, will preside. Following the ceremony there will be a concert by the Scottish Rite Symphony Orchestra and an address by Earl Warren, grand master of Masons In California. It is expected that 600 Masons from various parts of the State will attend. r , The following will receive the degree: . " Fred Alme, Fred H. Allen, Louis R. Alzina, Arad B. Brown, Augustus B. Cox, Frank E. Dainard, Orion L. Fenton, Antonio Ferro, Bert Ferro, Giobatto B. Ferro, Walter N. Frickstad, Lester C. Firestine, ChnrpM V. Onstaffinn. Franlr Hall. Jacob Fredkin, James A. George, George D, Hook, Dr. s, Harrison J. ' State Gasoline Tax Hits Peak Monthly Yield SACRAMENTO, Nov. 23. (JPh-An all-time record return from the three-cent gasoline tax waa announced toSay by the Board of Equalization. In October the tax collection totaled $4,437,321, an increase of 29 per cent, or $1,016,941 over October, 1934,. and gave prospect of boosting the annnal return to $44,500,000, exceeding all expectations. ' While the gaaoline tax forged head, the October beer and wine levy slumped off, dropping to $153,988 or $5875 under September. ' ' ' S77.DO0 HOME I 1 Kolb, Howard H.' Krueger, Evert B. Larson, William ' D. Lawrence, David B. Leon, Thomas E. Leach, Maurice-. Lavick, Charles J. Marquess, , Ben W. Moore, .Albert E. Medley, Emil J. Polak, Harry W. Paulson, Ira F. Reedy, Harry W. Rheubottom, James H. Rowell, Homer L. Stradley, Joe Shoong, and William L. Ziegler. Issuance of permits for 14 dwellings, valued , at $75,000, helped swell the city building permits for the second ten-day period of November to 153, for a total value of $134,812. The T. Johnson Company will build $8000 worth of repairs to its building at 940 Arlington Street. C. L. Bundocfk will build a $5000 dwelling at 5439 Camderi Street, and A. Corsiglia will build a $6500 home at 5871 Mararido Drive. A $10,000 dwelling will be built at 200 Estates Drive by Tyson Weihe and a $10,500. dwelling will be erected at 5910 Acacia Avenue for C. E. Bardwell. A. G. Fraser will build a $6080 home at 816. Almi Avenue and J. - W. Scammell is building .a $5250 dwelling at 3707 Elston Avenue. WAR MOTHERS State Relief Faces Deficit WELL PLEASED Room with board 4006 Aspen, rented ..first day, advertised in Tribune. ' VETERANS' CALENDAR TONIGHT Canadian Legion, Oakland Post No. 15, and auxiliary, 8 p. m., Oakland Veterans Building. Laura M. Bovee, of Cqmpton, California State president of the American War Mothers, will be guest, of honor at a joint meeting of Erfslbay Gold Star, Oakland and Marie Baldwin chapters, ' Tuesday, according to Celia H. Waterhouse, publicity chairman. Mrs. Bovee is making an official tour .'of the State and . following luncheon Tuesday in the Oakland Veterans Building she will address the three chapters giving her message as president and delivering a report on the national, convention held in Washington, D. C, recently. Mrs. Mertie Liston, junior past State president, is in charge of the luncheon and will be assisted by the three newly-elected presidents, Mrs. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23.-UP) Ralph- E. Jenney, of San Diego, chairman of the State Relief Com mission, made public reports today estimating that the State relief organization' will have incurred a deficit of $8,000,000 and $12,000,000 oy JNext June 30. Members of the commission indicated the Federal Government would be asked to grant necessary funds. C. I. Schottland, assistant -WPA administrator, told the commission it should adopt standards of relief, and decide whether counties would be permitted a choice of cash or grocery orders as a means of providing relief, before negotiating agreements with counties. .. S. F. MAN LOW BIDDER WASHINGTON, Nov. 23. (JP Frank J. Reilly of San Francisco submitted the low bid of $92,841 for construction of a postoffice at Salinas, Calif. Mary Burns, Oakland; Mrs. Cecelia Walsh, Eastbay Gold Star, and Julia Mitchell, Marie Baldwin Chapter. STATE AUDH I - SACRAMENTO, Nov. 23. tfV-Ajrreement on a method of releasing future reports apparently mended a threatened split in the ranks of an Assembly committee investigating St?te audits. Expectations that the committee's meeting here yesterday would bring growing dissension to a critical point failed to materialize, as the group adjourned after a brief and amicable session. The only action of record was payment of an auditor and a cur sory examination of Owen Duffy, superintendent of the Napa State Farm, one of a score of witnesses Subpoenaed. The remaining 19 witnesses were instructed to report to the committee December 6. VICTIM OF FALL DIES - SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23.-Vie- tim of a 60-foot fall from the brow of Telegraph Hill, Daniel J. O'Leary, 24, died today. : o tin 7 . A 7T 5 i 1 Unsurpassed ! C32D3GXM I w , ; " 1 ..v TOWNSEND NOTES Members of San Leandro Town-fend Oub, No. 2, will hold a dance and whist party at the old American Legion Hall, Ward and Washington ttreeta, next Friday night; it wu announced today. 6 0 6 . Offldali of the Havenscourt Town send Club announced today that the organization will meet at Frick Junior High School. Foothill Boulevard and 63rd Avenue, In the f -urft ITeetmga ar beld oicb . .!awf3ja-jt fAt p. Again Standard Oil's Aviation Gasoline blazes the trail - fueling the First Trans-Pacific Air-mail Service to the Orient ;,, : vf-y vf'.C'.;' Today as you read this Pan-America's "China Qipper," largest airliner ever developed in the United States, is winging her way toward Manila. And. once more aviation gasoline supplied by Standard Oil is chosen to make flying history 1 , Once more as it was for theJpioneer flights of Lindbergh, Byrd, Maidand and Hegenberger, Smith and Bronte, Jensen and Schluter, the six Navy flying-boats to Hawaii, and riomer-ous other long-distance and recottl-breaking trips. Including, of course, the four trans-Pacific path -finding flights completed by the "Pan-American Oipper" earlier this year. This new flight inaugurates a regular air-mail service and a new era of commercial rela. tions between America and the Orient. Instead of the long, weary , weeks required by the old-time clipper ships, the schedule now calls for sixty flying hours with convenient stops as indicated on the map below. Soon the "China dipper" 'will have two sister ships, and the three seaplanes will maintain regular air-mail and passenger schedules. , To drive the "China Clipper's" four 800-horsepower, 14-cylinder Wasp engines over a course of 8000 miles from', California to Manila, Pan- American Airways places its reliance in Standard Oil's aviation gasoline, already outstanding in overseas and trans-continental aviation. Standard Gasoline Unsurpassed, made for your motor, is refined with equal care and skilL CHINA COAST I JT7 j MAN I LA .1 6UAM 1 Ih "afUlM A Ml rr MIDWAY WAKE r!I 1 HONOLULU I i - 'o -L . .sir vS ..rfdarinKSlt SAN FRANCISCO BAY 1 f 7 - I1!1 . i

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