Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on April 21, 1940 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 8

Publication:
Location:
Oakland, California
Issue Date:
Sunday, April 21, 1940
Page:
Page 8
Start Free Trial
Cancel

OAKLAND TRIBUNE, SUNDAY; APRIL' 21, 1940 8-A Girl Scouts Aid Refugees J)olls to Scotland, , SeroprBooks for Evacuated Children ' Oakland Girl Scouts are doing thir best to cheer a few of Great Britain' evacuees. i Tha, girls of Troop 11, ct Sequoia c.mni nt number of dolls to Scotland, where they were distrlb-- uted to children evacuated from metropolitan fereas, and the now are making scrapbooks - to send abroad. The dolls were distributed by Mrs. David Ritchie of Leith, founder and director of the Scottish NewhaVen Fisherwomen's Chdir, which is fnmous in Britain for its singing of Scottish National songs. She is the mother of Mrs. J. A. Turner of Oakland. A letter of thanks from Mrs. Ritchie to the Girl Scouts told of ' the attention the dolls attracted, and said: 'Our children here have to be extra entertained, as they live in such exciting times and must have their thoughts taken away from the terrible stories we hear every day." PIONEER HOTEL BUILDING YIELDS WAY TO PROGRESS DISTINCTIVE IMMEOGRAPniniG PROMPT ACCURATE IELEN A. FREEMAN i public jjenographeb (hststijgleims s ' v " y - 111 1 If- -Mv:$mzm Many Features At Sports Show Although it looks as If th old Vendome Hotel, at Ninth and Washington itrcets, had been hit by a bomb, actually It is being wrecked in the' interests of business progress. The Tenth Street Market will expand on the site of the building. Exposition in Final Day; Girl Revolver 'Champ Hope Stars Two appearances of Bob Hope, radio and screen comedian; the second round of the tug-of-war championships; some sensational shooting by Gloria Jacobs, world's .revolver champion, and the appearance of Monte Blu&v screen actor, and Chief Sky Eagle and his daughter, Sunbeam, featured the second day of the seventh annual Sportsmen's Ex position at the Oakland Auditorium yesterday. Hope flew from Los Angeles, attended a reception at the Hotel Oakland, dashed to the Auditdrium for the afternoon show, was escorted to the golf links for a round of golf before dark, held court over dinner at the hotel, appeared at the evening Exposition show and left for Los Angeles again in his chartered plane. Leading the entertainment from r. fishing and hunting standpoint was the revolver shooting of Miss Jacobs, 17-year-old Woodland High School girl. Shooting with guns of both 38 and .22 caliber, the girl went through a rjutine of right and left hand, upside down with both hands and with mirrors without missing kne target. Casting outside of the Auditorium and a full stage show will be held this afternoon and evening. BAY EXECUTIVE DIES. AT CAR. WHEEL An apparent heart attack, suffered while driving his automobile in East Oakland, proved fatal jiesterday for William Miller Holm, 54, cement- company executive of 1506 Ver sailles Avenue,' Alameda. Holm collapsed at the wheel of his car on Fruitvale Avenue, near , jsast aeventn btreet. The car careened down the street for a dis tance of 120 feet, jumped the curb and came to a stop-against a hedge in the front yard of the home of Frank W. Mendoes, 676 Fruitvale Avenue. Holm, assistant sales manager for the Yosemite-Portland Cement Com pany, was pronounced dead on ar rival at Alameda County Hospital. JV " 10 I the thief of teeth! Muting Teeth Mean Lott of Health. Combat decay, the enemy of eound, healthy' teeth, by having your mouth looked over by a den-tiltt at frequent intervale and ' the necee-tary repairs made to your teeth. DR. PAINLESS PARKERSAY?; "Most people have cavities in their teeth. Many neglect them, with the result that there i widespread dental distress in the country. By unrig approved credit at my offices you can have your dental needs served right away. Pay later. Budget your payment by the week, or month. You do not have to pay any interest or carrying charges." DENTAL PLATES WITH UNFADING COLOR permanent form, enduring strength are now possible with improved plastics Which dentists everywhere are using Neglect enlarge the cavities in your teeth. The smallest should be filled immediately. Otherwise the teeth go on decaying and - extractions are necessary. You lose your teeth. Remember you cannot chew your food properly with unsound teeth. Loss of appetite, rheumatic and other conditions of ill-health follow. Call at Dr. Painless Parker's offices for whatever dental at- : tention you require extractions, fillings, inlays, crowns, all kinds of gold and porcelain Work, bridges and plates. Prices stated in advance. The cost is the tame, cash or credit. t REPLACE OLD-FASHIONED DENTURES will, thosa whiclnienfisls make from refined materials. You'll enjoy plates that are light, lustrous and easy on the tissues Yoa ran rj jyth time and expente by budgeting the coaf of dentistry with approveicredit. Oakland Landmark Being Razed for MarkeBExpansion Workmen this' week took brick af ler brick from one of Oakland's old' est historical landmarks, the old Vendome Hotel, at Ninth and Wash ington Streets, being wrecked to per mit enlargement of the Tenth Street Market. The razing, which is expected to be finished in less than a monttmha: been- a piece-by-piece task becu the hotel was almost entirely brick, the type of construction popular in its day. The expansion of the market will start as soon as the ground has been cleared. It will give the market a block of frontage on Washington th to Tenth. Symon ve the razing contract. d Swan, co-owner of the th W. E. Whitthorne, said ementf his firm has beon ssary "by the pressure of V. StreeWi Brother Sherw market the enla made ne business It is thevnarket s fifth expansion since 1924. The new'market will ex- end over , an. area of 90,000 square 'ct. Business is beinR carried on as usual during the work. "This improvement Swan said, "is in line, with out' general confi dence in the downtown Oakland area as oge of the most important business sections of the city." PRISONER SEARCHED, THREE-FOOT SNAKE FOUND IN POCKET Insurance Head Will Speak Here A. N. Kemp, former Oaklander who Is president of the Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company, will give two addresses here tomorrow. He will speak at noon at a meet ing of the Oakland-East Bay. Life Underwriters Association, at the City Club Hotel, and In the evening at a banquet .t the Sequoyah Country Club. The banquet Is in honor of the Oakland - agency of Kemp's pany. Last Rites Tomorrow , For Berkeley Resident BERKELEY, April 20. Masonic services will be held at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Little Chapel of the Flowers for Patrick Gaudie, 72, Berkeley resident for 29 years and former Pullman Company employee in Richmond. Born in Scotland, Gaudie came to the United StgieS 48 years ago. He was a member of Kensington Lodgef Masons, Chicago. Surviving are a Widow, Mrs. Lizzie Gaudie, and two children. com- Hugh H. Gaudie and Mrs. Frank IM. Adams. When a person Is arrested, police empty his pockets and seal the con tents into a property clerks enve lope before locking him up. Mynes Carlo, 68, a laborer, was ar rested for drunkenness last night by Patrolman Chester S. Holtz at Eighth and Center Streets. So, according to regulations, Carlo went to the police station -to be searched. Officer -Holtz pulled out of Carlo's pocket a three-foot bull shake. "Where did you get that?" the officer demanded. "Where do you suppose?" the Negro replied. "He's my trained snake, and you had better take good care of him. I want him back in justas good condition as he is now whea get out -"of jail. So theNlfnake was sealed in a large manila envelope, but instead of go ing to the property clerk s room he went to the city pound. v "One live bull snake, the property of Mynes Carlo," was written on the envelope. Poundmaster Richard Trotter was more surprised than Oliicer Holtz. 'I have had lots of calls to de stroy snakes, but this is the first time I have ever been asked to keep one," he said. "I suppose I will have to appoint a deputy to catch flies to 'feed him." Radio? .1 When 1924 41st Avenue had 'vacant room, with board, she used want ads, and had a tenant in no time. SACRO-ILIAC . . ..condition, that cu disins.... arthritis , . . neuritis . . . rheumatism , , headache. . . . backaches . . . general letdown . . . etf ran m corrected by correct, manipulation. These adjustment, make you mechanically, correct, re-' move thA Itresl .that causes the pain. The ireaimeniB are not painiui: Find out for yourself! Phone-today! Get well! rlLISTEN Every Tuei.. Tkuri., Bat. KLS11:30 a.m. New type HEALTH LECTURE. Learn FACTS about your .Health. DR. F.B. TOWER 3819 Piedmont Avenue PL ympic 4136 D.C. WidoW of Admiral Dies in S.F. Hospital Mrs. Harriet S. Milton, widow of the first commander of the United States Hydrographic Bureau in San Francisco, died last nyhti She was the widovAof RearTn miral John D. Milton and had been a patient at St. Fiancis Hospital. She lived at 735 Taylor Street, San Francisco. Admiral Milton opened the San Franeisco hydrographic office in 1887 in the old Merchants Exchange Building and saw it grow into one of the most important local Federal institutions. He died in 1931. Survivors include a son, Maxwell C. Milton, bcoker and yachtsman of 424 MoDte Vista Avenue, Piedmont, and a daughter, Mrs. George F. Neal, wife of a naval officer. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Trinity Church, 9VS3WlHMHFriiSSSSMa DUE TO GASlC HYPERACIDITY- Tedero inflamed, scorched by acids, burmf' with) pain, gnawing appetite, but such panolry paid for gratifying H! What a picture! And so often unntcf ssary.-thanks to VON'S PINK TABLETS No mag)t about It Just common sense know- how ways of relieving such human suffering as Von's Fink Tablets have so ouicklv demonstrated. Call at' our of (lee or QEXuSaf MAIL COUPON FOR JLvyLjf XgQy ""t 8nk Cmwtm If Met Srtitia fJUX JJWTJl&L SAM FRANCISCO VON CO.. Paelfle BnllSlnr. S21 Market St., Suite 6A4, Dept. O.T. 4-tl, San F Kindly aena me FREE booklet deaerlblnf thl treatment ana your inarantee. Telephone f 'Address. I.......... rjua OA tneltee, Cel. pie home , rJield 7S3S. ' Name- .Clty Mother Asks Court To Return Child Seeking to regain custody of her 2-montn-oia c Jenkins, Mrs. 842 Fifth habeas corpus meda Count, terday", Defendant ley and Cfff Street, who ing the chil Patricia Ann yn Jenkins, lb resorted to ings in Ala- erior Court yes- Stan- 1024 14th lleged to be hold- illegally. . Superior hUd, AveriBe prbci Is in tilP'Bctignare ra Stump Judge Edward J. Tyrrell issued the writ and made it returnable at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Allimnl WnrpliniicA N- -.w- f T "aWA .S--M. -f Auction Sale of Unclaimed Household Goods Consisting of Pianos, Boxg, Barrels, All Kinds of Furniture, Including Rugs, Chesterfields, etc. Thursday, April 25 9:30 a.m. Bekins Van & Storage Co. Corner 22nd and San Pablo Avenue Bill Ford, Auctioneer SAY YOJJ SAW IT IN THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE a , , . 1 j otjik AniiDifm umtf l L ; : : t : $ READ WHY f O MANY PONTIAC OWNERS CO OUT OP YHEIR WAT TO SELL CARS FOR US1 APPRECIATE IT WHEN FRIENDS RECOMMEND C00D THINGS TO ME. THAT'S WHY I ALWAYS LIKE TO RETURN THE FAVOR. i - ----- i ' J -p- ;- 9 " WH(N ONE DISCOVERS H A REAl'BUY UKE P0HTI WHY SH0UIDNT HE1IT HIS FRIENDS IN ON IT TOO ? ru it i MY FRIEND WAS 100KIN6 FOR A BI6, ROOMY CAR THAT WOULD BE ECONOMICAL TO RUN. WHY SHOULDN'T I TELL HER ABOUT PONTIAC WHEN IT WAS EXACTLY WHAT .r.. , SHE WANTED 7 r BECAUSE OF MY MECHANICAL traSnin FRIENDS ARE ALWAYS ASKINfi'ME ABOUT MOTOR CARS ALWAYS RECOMMEND PONTIAC BECAUSE I KNOW IT'S THE BEST BUY. . OHE WHOLE YEAR TO PAY In weekly or monthly Installments with approved credit - H. PAINLESS PARKER DENTIST TNJS OFFICES IN OAKLAND 128 BROADWAY, cor. 12tht 352 EAST 14TH ST. Telephon GLcncoart 30 IZ "y Telephone ANdover 0287 . ' four Offices in San Francisco 1028 Market St Otbfr Otffte In San Jow, 8cranieiito, Stockton. Fruna. Bakersfieid and in AU Leading Pacific Coast Cttits fiPG ,C TINS ST I,OWrASCXD CAR Special Six ioor Touring Sedan, as Illustrated $884 TALK TO MOST any motor car owner and he will probably tell you his car is a good one and let it go at that. But talk to 9 Pontiac owner and chances are you'll find him so tremendously entusi-,astic that he will actually go out ofihis way to sell you on the idea of becoming a Pontiac owner too! And why shouldn't Pontiac owners be our best salesmen? Where else, they sayj can You get such a bigar, with all the advantages offly a big car can offer, -that is just as easy to buy and economical to own as a small carp And remember, too, Pontiac is priced right down with the lowest! Delivered at PontiaCTMich. Transportation based on rail rates, state and letcal taxes (if any), optional equipment and accessories extra. Prices are subject to change without notice. A General Motors Value. ' 5 :" "W- 1 EB WELLS CO. T 1829 Broadway Oakland. Calk LOCKERBY MOTOR CO. S70 Caatro Street Hayward, Calif. REMMER & JORDAN ,0th -Arenne and East lltB Street , , Oakland. Calif. ' i McKISSICK MOTOR CO. 77 E. 14U St. San Leandr Calif. --ijRtVERSITY MOTORS 2566 -Teletrapa Berkeley, Calif. JOHN P. SERPA- . Walnnt Creek - - Calif.t " C. M. BATEMAN MOTOR SALES -San FaMo Are. and Blako Street, ; V EI Cerrlto, Calif. J and J MOTORS 231S Oentral Avenae, Alameda 0

Clipped articles people have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 21,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free