Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 3, 1943 · Page 17
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0 A K L A N D'S only locally owned, locally controlled . d a Fly newspaper D E LIVE RX SERVICE Call your Tribune boy dealer by telephone, if you miss your paper. If you cannot reach hi'm, telephone TE-6000 and everything possible will be done to correct your service. EXCLUSIVE ASSOCIATED. RESS . . . WIREPHOTO ... WIDE WORLD ... UNITED PRESS VOL. CXXXVIII OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 1943 17 NO. 154 New Officers Head K. of C. Ac'tivitiw for the coming term were being planned today by James J. Gahan, newly elected grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Oakland Council No. 784. Other .officerselected along with Kahan were Edward Cone, deputy grand knight; Raymond Watson, chancellor; Raymond 'Koran, warden; Harry J. Fazakerley, re corder; George Stadler,. inside guard: William Budweiser and Thomas Fitzgerald, outside guards; James J. McGoldrick, trustee; and Wallace Colshurst, advocate. At the recent Santa Cruz convex tion, the Oakland Council received the annual trophy award for mak' ing the, best record of the year. The award is based upon a five-point program which includes war activ ities, membership, insurance, publicity and Catholic activities. Attending this convention were Grand Knight James J. Goldrick ' and Past Grand Knight Gerald J. Brusher. The alternate delegates from Oakland were Past Grand Knight Hugh J. Leonard and Chancellor EdwiriT). Cone. California delegates elected to attend the supreme convention to be held' in Cleveland, O., during the month of June include John Ira-barra, J. Olivier, Leo Kieney, Richard Albana, Steven Porcella, Oscar Rogerts, Ernest Woodfeldlfc. and Edwin C. Boekler. Oil Man's Divorce Case Set June 21 LITTLE ROCK. June 3. (P) The divorce suit of Arthur Arden Cameron, 42, wealthy Texas oil man, against June Knight, former movie actress, will be heard in Chancery Court here June 21. Chancellor Frank Dodge set the , date today, after hearing on Cam eron's motion for release of $45,000 . impounded in the Houston, Texas, court by Miss Knight, who has a divorce suit against Cameron pending there. - Dodge indicated that a release to th,e impounding order would be demanded of Miss Knight when Cameron deposits $25,000 in the registry of the court and when his brother, George 'Cameron, Housjon, files a statement that, he has no interest in Cameron's oil holdings in Indiana and Illinois. Townsend Whist Party Members of the Fairfax' Townsend Club, No. 54, will sponsor a whist party at 1 p.m. tomorrow at 1328 Fruitvale Avenue. ' JJ OAKLAND COUNCIL WINS TROPHY AWARD liiiSilB plllliliillll lmMrm 0M '; t ' 1 ,tx V Ilia;! ' I s fmmmm , ) lllll llllllll' l"") fc. i IlillggSt. .. V.fl . .- - Delegates of the recent Santa Cruz convention of the Knights of Columbus are pictured with the "Best Council" trophy given to the Oakland Council. Standing left to right are Gerald J. Brusher, past grand knight; Hugh J. Leonard, past grand knight and Chancellor Edward D. Cone. James J. McGoldrick. Oakland grand knight is seated with the trophy. Hale Employees Aid Jewel Drive In response to an urgent appeal from service men stationed in4he South Pacific areas, employees of Hale Brothers Department Store have donated thousands of pieces of "junk" Jewelry to be 'used by the armed forces for bartering with natives. . Before shipment overseas, the jewelry collection will be displayed in the store-lo stimulate public interest in the Nation-wide drive for "Baubles For Buddies." Chevrolet Sold When a 1940 convertible coupe appeared in the Auto's For Sale column, it sold first day to one oi the 2 readers who called GL encourt 0111. , ARMY BOMBARDIER SAVES SHIP, CREW AND SELF WHEN PERILED BY EXPLOSION A . NINTHU.S. AIR FORCE BOMBER BASE SOMEWHERE IN LIBYA, -May 29, (Delayed) (JPh Lieut. Robert H. Austin of Camp bell, N.Y., a Liberator bombardier, saved his ship, himself and other members of the crew by his sheer nerve in defusing a 1000-pound bomb which jammed in the -racks over an Italian target. As the bomber, piloted by Lieut. Wallace C. Taylor of Upland, Calif., neared the target a port in South ern Italy it ran into a swarm of enemy fighters. Taylor ordered the bombs away and commenced evasive action to shake off the interceptors. Staff Sgt. Ralph M. Robins of; Ossining, N.Y., assistant Engineer, I i"'t ' I f. . ;1 r 1 I is $ noticed that one of the 1000-pound-ers had jammed in the rack. With the wind rushing through the open bay doors, its tail fuse started spinning.. ' Robins shouted to Austin "a thousand-pounder is jammed and her fuse is spinning." Austin crawled down the narrow catwalk toward the bombs with the doors open under him and Italy 23,000 feet below and finally de fused the bomb. 1 Z Room Rented 20 wanted the room for service man and wife, wife to exchange duties for room and board. One couple got -it, 19 others disappointed. I AN dover 2804. .ran iJv 1 At n l 3 - - NEWCOMER OR , wHiWBR YO"'sNJte yo standby adMtrx doll'" i" knoW that you "H J45?Uvaysty: M m Z M II Army Seeking imns Commissions in the Army Trans- portatin Oorps are now being offered to men who are 'thoroughly experienced in all fields of trans portation, according to officials of the United States Army Officer Procurement District. Officers are needed to operate- tugs and barges, in railway .freight transportation, and ship's maintenance and repair. Men between the ages of 25 to 55, with high school educations or the equivalent, may qualify as water terminal managers, pier superin- tehdants, and stevedores. QUALIFICATIONS LISTED These qualifications, plus at least three years of railway freight ex perience in an executive position, are necessary for appointment to the Railway Freight Transportation department. Five- years of recent experience in supervising the maintenance and repair of stop's hulls, .machinery, equipment, and engines, are essential requirements' for Marine maintenance and repair officers. Chief and assistant engineers, master, first, second and third offi cers between the ages of 30 and 55, who have had five years of recent commercial experience as licensed operators of commercial vessels' are eligible to apply , for commissions as harbor boat officers. EXPERIENCE NEEDED The 30 to 55 age limit also applies to Industrial traffic officers. Applicants for these commissions must have had at least. 10 years experience with procedures pertaining to the procurement and control in transit of all types of transportation equipment. Five of these years must.have been spent in an advisory capacity. Applicants were asked to present their qualifications to the United States Army Officer Procurement District, Room 328, Flood Building, San Francisco. - Junior Red Cross Gives Navy Books EL CERRITO, June 3. Forty books in good condition have been collected by the--Junior Red Cross group of El Cerrito Junior-Senior High School and turned over to the Navy, it was reported today. The volumes were presented to Lieut.. Claude D. Samples, former dean of boys at the school, for dis tribution. A. TO - 1 c,m0M qv1- suitfor stMootestore A 0. I 3 - A.VJ.V. S v;flR STflf" . " OAKLAND WOMEN GIVE VITAL i rrr LUULLJJMILLrJSlt A major in the success of. the Red Cross Blood Procurement Service, it is pointed out, is the vol unteer participation of women of the? community both as blood don ors ahd'as personnel to keep the center in operation throughout its extensive schedule. Come Summer heat or Winter chill fair weather or foul the program of blood procurement must go on in order "that the boys at the front may not die for lack of life-saving plasma," declared Mrs.A. Edward Dart, director of the Oakland Red Cross Blood Donor Center, in directing a plea for more and more women donors. "We not only ask that women make appointments to 'send their blood to -war' now, but we empha size the necessity of keeping those appointments, if at all possible, since a appdjntment missed is a pint of blood Ibst." WOMEN IN LEAD . That Oakland women are playing an important role in the program is shown by records kept at the ceh-ter. Out of 1500 donors, the average ratio to date is 800 women to 700 men. Much of this is due to tne efforts of various women's organi zations to provide group donors. As an example, the P.-T.A. organization recruits 20 donors for. appointments each Friday. Daytime warden groups also haVe done an outstanding job of recruitment. The D.A.R. not only has recruited donors from its ranks, but also has contributed funds for the provision of equip ment at the center. All personnel on the staff at the center is made up of wornn with the exception ofthe doctor in charge and the shipping clerk. Mrs. Dart is one of five women blood donor cen ter directors in the 33 centers throughout the country. . yolunteer Special Services which have representatives at the center are Motor CorpsXJray Ladies, Canteen, Staff Assistants and Nurse's Aides. These women give many hburs of 'volunteer service every week. OUTSTANDING SERVICE An outstanding example of volunteer service at the center is that of Mrs. Neal Harris, Nurse's Aide. She started her training in March, 1942, and since completing the course, has given well over 1500 hours of service a record that has few rivals on the Pacific Coast. She wears with distinction three white stripes on her uniform, first for 150 hours, second for 500 hours. I third for 1000 hours. A three-time actor A HW:' i j) M 1 1 I H i -.A If f- '! fi f i f- i eicHAFFtlER 6 MARX CtOTHES n 1 111 nrvirrrr blood donor, Mrs. Harris has assisted at the Blood Donor Center since its opening a year ago, working six days a week and in that time,' mis ing" only three days over all' She works at Providence Hospital three days a week for four hours a day. This month she starts service at . Highland-Alameda County Hospital one night a week. MOTHER OF. FOUR Mother of four sons, three of whom are in the service, Mrs. Harris proudly tells of Second Lieu tenant Eugene H. Barbera, 23, U.S.A. tiela Artillery, stationed in Hnno. lulu Private Robert T. Barbera, 21 U.S.A. Field Artillery, Camp Rob erts, and George H. Barbera, 18, attending Officers' Candidates School, Marine Corps. Another son, Clifford, 17, is studying to become an aerial photographer and, to quote him, he also wants to get "his fingers in the pie. Mrs. Harris adds her appeal to the women of Oakland to make and keep blood donor appointments now. Appointments .may be made by phoning Templebar 5924. The after noon hours between 2 and 4 o'clock are the most difficult to fill, accord ing to the records, and women who have these hours open are especially urged to make appointments. Town Would Swap Police Force for Rood Improvement' LAFAYETTE, N.J., June 3. (tfV- This hamlets in the heart of the snug Papakatmg Valley may trade a one-man police department for some road improvement. One hundred and thirteen of the township's 800 residents have urged in a petition the dismissal oi Police Chief Silas Kimble and application of his $750-a-year salary to the repair of roads. Say the petitioners: Gasoline rationing has swept from the town's roads virtually all of the small amount of traffic they normally accommodated. There is "very little crime" in the Sussex County municipality. ' And not only that, the petition stated, the chief wakes the dogs when he makes his nightly rounds with a spotlight, and the dogs wake the cilizenry. And besides, the petition contends, it's a waste of gasoline. The township fathers will consider the' petition next Wednesday. ... , mill 4 4Vf. ft rOR" STETSOtl - Dr. Townsend peaK-nere Dr. Francis E. Townsend, founder, of the Townsend plan for economic stability through old-aga pension, will appear at the Oaklandfemeri'a City Club Theater at 7:30 a(S&un-day, May 20, to introduce a program designed to alleviate the shock of possible post-war economic re-ad justment. ' - The plan provides for a domestic cash market to stimulate conversion of industry to consumer goods pro- ductipn,.and is based upon,distribu- tion of pensions among the aged and incapacitated. A three per cent tax on gross incomes of individuals and corporations is suggested by Townsend as a means of raising pension funds. Dr. Townsend will be introduced by Sherman J. Bainbridge, general manager of the Townsend organization. ' . Sere! There's a DIFFERENCE! On visit to our display . rooms will explain Ruckcr-Fuller leadership. Here you ' will find the newest in fine Office Furniture design... built to the unexcelled standard of quality we have set for 67 years. tmM-Mei OMICI IUIMITVM 0kkji4 Sm Frln ci ICO WnNHM 1 hJ HAT Jill at r.oo.n-0 ' .1

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