Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on December 21, 1939 · Page 4
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 4

Oakland, California
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Thursday, December 21, 1939
Page 4
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OAKLAND TRIBUNE, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1939 Bookie Service Plan Blocked Attorney Genera! Earl Warren said today that plana to establish a "dosed shop service" (or an J"rn cisctr bookies had been blocked simultaneously with the closing ti the major horse race bookmaklng agency ia fja$ Angeles. Warren aaid the attempt to or ganlze a wire service for San Fran- dsco bookmakers had been made by Kussell Bropby and Leonard Nevins. both of Los Angeles, but that through cooperation of the Pa elfic Telephone and Telegraph Com pany with the attorney general's of Hce, telephone facilities had been denied the nem. The attorney general raid the Los Angeles men sought to organize the service here quickly and had told bookmakers, former clients of the disbanded Nationwide news Serv-ire, that the new service would be : -closed to a maximum of 200 clients. Brophy, Nevins and a companion, . Patrick Bums, were detained on technical charges. Warren said, but later won freedom through habeas corpus proceedings In Superior Court Warren said a conference with telephone officials led to a promise that all telephone service to the establishment allegedly operated in Los Angeles by Brophy and Kevins would be withdrawn. INSPECTOR IS NOW SANTA mJWM S yL, s If I V 1 " Ha -fii; I For the third consecutive year, Nick Alevizos, inspector for the East Bay Transit Company, has donned his Santa Claus uniform to pursue novel Christmas activities in Berkeley. "Santa" Is shown here greeting Evelyn Gai with a premature Yule jift a token-holder. Tribune photo. Streetcar Inspector Finds Santa Claus Job Is a Charge BERKELEY, Dec. 21. It's fun transferring from streetcars to busses at Ashby and San Pablo Avenue these busy days before Christ mas. Fun for the customers and fun for Nick Alevizos, 39, inspector for the East Bay Transit Co. For In spector "Nick," as everyone calls him, has donned his Santa's uniform again and he's dispensing token-holders to the grown-ups and bal loons to the children who come his way. Alevizos, who resides at 808 5Srd Street, Oakland, has been working for the transit company four years and for three of fhose he's been combining duties of .inspector with the joys of Kris Kringle at holiday time. There's a gaily decorated Christmas tree in the Ashby Avenue terminal and a goodly supply of candy and balloons hidden in its branches. No children of his own, Alevizos gathers to himself an "adopted" family at Christmas. Off duty he drives his decorated automobile to advertise the East-West football game, funds from which go to aid of crippled children under direction of the Mystic Shrine. Drastic Political Changes in Europe Forecast by U.C. Savant Drastic changes in the internal economy ana political institutions of the Nations of Europe upon the close of the present war is forecast by Dr. Robert J. Kerner, professor of history at the University of California. In an address before the Oakland Rotary Club, Dr. Kerner predicted the entire continent would be either Nazi or Bolshevik, on the one hand, or a federation of free states stripped of customs barriers and ag- OPEN TONIGHT AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9:30 P. M. mm X 1 sV V KVVv W M.WMJ MA M.W w $&$$2z , W 21 99 Knhsi'A . son m m. bw si -. mjer sa ev at The perfect last minute Gift Broadway, Srn PtbU, Slxttmth. CI mew1 mi ONLY. 2 MORE . SHOPPING DAYS 'til Christmas tlsHf"ls)' With a Merchandise Order they could purchase gifts like these Sill 1 Exquisite Hankies Fine white linen, made precious with hand-needlework. FAA isC;,4.l:...:i.:.:i.,:;; ffressive armaments, depending upon which of the three warring factions is the victor. If the war should result in a Nazi or Bolshevik victory, the other European states, including France and England, will be reduced tohe present status of Czechoslovakia and Poland, he said. While, if England and France with their allies win the war, they will have to follow the pattern of setting up a European federal relationship in which a defeated Germany, if not a transformed Russia, will be included, he added. Dr. Kerner pointed out that the stumbling block in the latter case will be the lack of sufficient experience with political democracy on the part of Germany and Russia. And, as in the past two decades, failure again of democracy in these countries would lead to new wars and internal purges. Important as Russia is in any consideration of the future of Europe and Asia, Germany is the dominant factor, whether defeated or victorious, Dr. Kerner stated. For Germany or any other industrialized nation, the only adequate leben-sraum or living space is the entire world that is the opportunity to buy and sell throughout the world, he said, stressing that autarchy or war economy can never accomplish this. - Annulment Asked After Six Years She was married six years before she learned her husband had a wife living, Mrs. Ann Marshall testified today to obtain an annulment from Vancll I. Marshall. They separated on October 9, 1630, when she discovered that Marshall was not divorced from Mrs. Marguerite Marshall, she told Superior Judge John J. Allen. . Mrs. Marshall said that her husband spoke of a former marriage but that she assumed that there had been a divorce. Records presented to the court revealed that Marshall obtained a divorce from Mrs. Marguerite Mar shall on March 3, 1938, in Judge T. W. Harris' court on grounds of desertion. He filed suit November 11, 1938, citing that they were married in Yuma on February 20, 1930, and separated March 18, 1933. Judge Allen restored to Mrs. Ann Marshall her maiden name of Peter- man. She became Marshall's bride at Los Gatos on September 23, 1933. Each Kahn't, Fir$t Floor Wo o II e Slippers Women's kid, woolie collar. Leather sole, heel. Wine, A Af blue, brown, black. aiiVV Kthn'$, Fir it Floor Gift Boxed Hose GIFT BOX with 3 prs. No-Mend silk hosiery, si O )IC (at 1.15 pr.), 0 prs. 0.4 J Kahn's, FirM Floor Petit Point Bags Handmade imports, gifts de luxe for Herl JJ AC (A few at $5). d.Vd Kahn'i, Firtt Floor 6 MONTHS TO PAY ON KamtZ. CREDIT COUPON BOOKS No Delay I Credit Olfict, Third Fir. "-rTlsl. r'y""n ? Man Acquitted on Bad Check Charge Testimony that he expected money to be deposited to his account in a Stockton bank to cover a check he had issued today won an acquittal for Charles C. Roe, 41. Roe was tried before Superior Judge Lincoln S. Church on a charge of having insufficient funds when he presented a check for $8.58 on a Hayward service station at 16S A Street nearly four months ago. Gabilla's Compose "Sinful Soul," French. IMipht-ful, lasting fragrance. "I AA Gift package. I.UU Kahn's, First Floor -K , ' ' ! .V , ifcjejweft am. At I Encyclopedia of Art Harper's, 2 vols. Pub. list price, 130. Royal gift! O AC limited quantity. .. ..... Os Jl fjM$,fkTloct Brushed Rayon Jackets Brushed rayon; blue, T-rone. For readerg-n'-breakisst- 4 AA ers-in-bed! leskiV stated first neee Sequin Evening Jackets Black with gold or blue; white with silver. Glittering J OA gift! 4.89 XcW Firm Floor. M3B VW.,2 iff Thty WEAR Longer Worthless Check Brings Jail Term A worthless check passed two years ago by Carl Raymond Russell, 34, started him today on a 10-monthi' jail term. He was sentenced by Superior Judge Edward j, Tyrrell on his plea of guilty to Issuing a check for $33.50 to a Broadway loan office in October, 137. Kussell was charged t. " with passing a check without sulfii cient funds. A second count tn volving a $28.75 check was dls missed. In 1633 Russell was placed on pe bation here for burglary. He e4 mitted the conviction. -I - I ' f, sm&L thf,, fall tfj On SALE Today brand new ( Cameron Worsted Suits AW'MKfiiM ft l "v-"i;, ...u. ...c. muh .uAiuie wni uuiwew i Pf l mm H . jin. iw g no. iu I jr Why muit men, who want new clothes for the holidays, put-up with the season's left-overs? We don't think they should. That's why we've reserved these Cameron Worsteds until now. They feature a world of oxford greys, jaunty herringbones, and .the new varsity checks. All are today's accepted $32.50 quality. Our ."Christmas Spree" price is with 2 trovsers Yes, Sir! Topcoats too! 450 Briar Weaves j just in from our Rochester plant. And if you know your woolens, we needn't tell you that Briar Weaves are double woven, that they're the real McCoy for our climate (just the right weight), and that their firm texture will outwear two ordinary coats. These thoroughbreds were made for our regular $30 stocks. . For Jhe "Christmas Spree", they're going at Rochester tailored Broadway at 15th San Francisco: Post and Kearny Free 2-Honr Parking In Downtown Merchants' Ass'n Lots Tune in KFRC 7:30 to 7:45 a. m. I 1 . - '4 1.

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