Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on January 23, 1949 · Page 23
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Oakland, California
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Sunday, January 23, 1949
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3 Arrested in Oakland Tribune, Sunday, Jan. 3, 1949 cccc A-23 1 Raid Five members of the Oakland vice squad Ttook bets" ifrom ,a "live" "" phone 'in an ' alleged i bookmaking establishment at 4756 Tompkins Street ! yesterday after! raiding the jjiace and arresting three men in the sqiiad's newest crackdown on gambling operations. , Led by Lieut. . Jack Brierly, newly-appointed head f of the Special Service detail, the officers took ..into custody Joseph Schiro, 46, a boilermakeri of 1401-A St Charles Street, t Alamedar William Kontro-vich, 32, a bartender, who. cave his address as that oft the Tompkins Street residence; and Isadore Cantrock, 24, k machinist,! of 723 Sev enth Avenue. j The three men were booked at the Oakland City Jail for invests gation of bookmaking.- Brierly said the house on Tompkins Street had been under police surveillance I for one week. Yes terday afternoon hej and the other officers were trailing a rar, he said, whose occupants were isuspected of picking up bets from "various East Oakland taverns and; restaurants." - As the vehicle neaired- the Tompkins Street headquarters," Brierly relatedj the police car turned on its siren, forcing the other! car to halt, but not before Cantrock tossed out a handful of "betting markers." Kontroyich was- thel other man in the carj the : officer said. - Entering the well - furnished house, fBrierly continued, the officers found Schiro, who had just laid down one of two phones in the dining foomJ The vice; squad men answered, "took a small bet," and subsequently "were quite busy with about 15 similar calls." ; Calls came from Oakland. San Francisco. Hav- ward ancTCenterville, with bets of $2. $5 and $10, they said; Seized in the raid were the tele-pbxsies, ;a radio tuned to a station broadcasting horse ! race results, Fcratch sheets and "the-usual para phernalia used in the operation of bookmaking establishments. Questioned; at length Brierly said, Kontrovich admitted booking bets at the bouse for the past three weeks; - Schiro was ; "evasive" but finally admitted taking "a couple of bets for friends"; and Cantrock de- nied all; knowledge going on. of what was Brierly; pointed out, however, that it was Cantrock whom the officers saw throw the bet markets from the! car. ' OFFICER KNIFED BY WIFE OF JUDGE YREKA, Jan. 22. P) Sheriff Ben..' J. Richardson said today that Un'dersherjff Abner Weed, in serious condition from a knife wound, was stabbed by the wife of Justice of the Peace Hugh O. Clarke of Dunsmair. Weed, 38, is under treatment in Siskiyou : County General Hospital here. The knifing occurred at the Clarke home in Dunsmuir vch "Sib wound He had a In his chest. Sheriff Richardson said Justice; Clarke and Weed had attended a meeting ; at Red Bluff. After the meeting they went to Clarke s home. As they stepped through the door, the sheriff told reporters, a knife flashed in the hand of Mrs. Loraine Clarke, f 44. Her husband ducked. Weed got. the blade in the chest. Senate to Act On 1.6 Nominations 4 WASHINGTON, Jan. 22. P Sixteen nominations of Federal judges; by President; Truman will be considered by the Senate judiciary .subcommittees Tuesday, a committee aide said today. The nominations were made ( January 13 along with that - of ; former Senator Carl Hatch (D., N Me'x.),; which was confirmed by the Senate this week as special courtesy to a former colleague. If there is an objection to a proposed appointment Tuesday, a hearing will be scheduled for that particular nomination, the - aide told a reporter. j Oaklander Hit By S.P. 'Lark at Crossing, Lives An elderly Oakland man last night had a miraculous escape from death beneath the wheels of the crack Southern Pacific "Lark" at Fruit-vale Avenue when the locomotive struck and threw rami clear. Police said William; Kley, 71, of 3300 Elmwood Avenue, crossed the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks at Fruitvale Avenue, despite lowered crossing gates and warning signals. At that moment, the Oakland section of the Los Angeles-bound train, which had stopped at Fruitvale Station for passengers, started up. Ap parently a projecting portion of the engine bit Kley, hurling him to one side. Engineer L.' T. Wallace halted the train and summoned help. a a. Tt: -1.1 j tt Trt jtw. xugiiuuiu- xiusyiuu xviey was treated for severe lacerations of the head. He remained conscious. 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J.;-. - Arrested yesterday at an alleged bookmaking House at 4756 Tompkins Street were (left to right) Isadore Cantrock, 24; Joseph Sciirbl 46, and William Kontrovich, 32. They were booked for Investigation of bookmaking. The house had been watched a week by police. Singer Nabbed On Dope Charge Blues Singer Billie Holiday and her manager; John Levy, were ar rested yesterday in her San Francisco hotel -and- booked at city prison op a charge of having opium Released on $500 bail each, the 29-year-old star of radio, night clubs and recordings and Levy left the Hall of Justice saying "the show must go on. The two were arrested by city police and Federal agents at the hotel at 345 Taylor Street where Miss Holidaylhas been living during her current engagement. She recently was released from a New York Federal institution as "cured"; of drug addiction. WITH SMOKING PIPE Police Officers pick Brennen and Paul Lawler, who. participated in the raid, said they found the two with a smoking j rpipe and a small quantity of opium. Col. George White, district superintendent of, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, estimated the value of the opium at less than $50. Both Miss j Holiday ari"d Levy denied emphatically any knowledge of the opium, and declared it was a "frame." A Levy said Miss' Holiday had lent the room last - night to a girl he knew only as ?Mandy." He said he had just arrived in aa just arrived m f f tSiiMSSiOii Surgery Charges San Francisco and that he had room about an hour. Since the death of her acknowledged model and mentor, Bessie Smith, husky-vpiced Miss Holiday, a one-time singing waitress, has IfL line. ji XV. i cvyt M4iiS vi aiigc " ",ZvC 7! ..tlT: 7 .Li2?"SL " her ywtual trademark. MINK COAT She atroeared at the citv nrison for fingerprinting-and booking in a!leader of the Mission Street ring, black dress beneath a $7000 blue i on an indictment by the grand jury, mink coat. i " j Previously arrested were Hayden's White said the detail found Miss ! brother, Marvin, Jean Merchant, Holiday in the? bathroom, washing ! Doris Collins, and Jack Silverman, her hands beneath the medicine J Inspector Al Nelder said Dr. Mor-cabinet Ivhere they said they lo- genstern admitted in a signed state- caxea a sxnau viaj oi opium. EXPERT AID SOUGHT FOR SMOG CONTROL Aid of Dr. William F. Talbot, former director of the Stanford Re- search Institute; will besought by Santa Clara County in its "drive for a regional smog control program, it was announced f yesterday. Santa Clara County is joining other Bay communities in mapping : u . j: . : Dr. W. Elwyn Turner, county health officer, j : - The supervisors - recently named Dr. Turner enforcement offieer for the Santa Clara Air Pollution Control district. It is under this appointment that he plans ;to ask Dr. Talbot to present recommendations, although emphasizing that' smog has not yet become a serious problem in Santa Clara County. The program In which San Francisco is joined by Alameda, Contra Costa and Marin County officials received encouragement from State Ranger . George Britton, who said that smog is making it increasingly difficult to detect: forest fires in their earliest stages. He termed a control program a -step toward forest fire prevention. Grinding and Sharpen- ing : service for all kinpis of - knives, t shears and scissors. 1526 FRANKLIN ST. OAKLAND 4 Mirket St. SIS Market ft. 6 Market! St. S3 Marktt St. , SAJJl FKANC1SCO ' GRINDING 1 SHARPENING R SPECIALISTS i 1 1 ' , s - 1 SEARCH PRESSED FOR GUN f BANDIT Search for the armed bandit who robbed Mrs. Adele Scott, 851 Cal-mar Avenue, of $1800 worth of rings and a valuable sharkskin purse containing $50 in cash, is underway today in the Fresno area. The robbery occurred at the Ritz Hotel on U.S. ; Highway 99, about two miles north of Fresno, sheriffs deputies reported. Also a loser in the holdup was Ernest Evans, British Columbia Government official, from whom the bandit took $50 or $60 in cash. Deputies said Mrs. Scott, operator of a hotel advertising firm, had gone to Evans' cabin to ask his assistance in lighting the floor furnace in her cabin. They returned- to her quarters and he was striking a match to start the furnace when the robbery occurred. The couple said a dark-complexioned man between 30 and 35 years of age entered the cabin with a pistol and announced that it was "a stickup. After trying " unsuccessfully to lock the pair in the bathroom, thej bandit fled. Mrs. Scott was on a tour of her agencies in Fresno and Bakersfield. Evans, who is one of her clients, was en route to Los Angeles. Two More Arrested A San Francisco doctor and the owner of a used car lot there were arrested yesterday in what police said was the "complete smashing" of an illegal surgery ring which sometimes did a $10,000 a day business. Last to .be arrested were Dr. iHyman S. Morgenstern, 43, of 3000 24th Avenue, and Tom Gnu, 30, of 1450 Vallejo Street. Police also rearrested Albert Hay den, alleged ment that he treated women pa- j V & - ' V 1 V-l i i , - , I tients of illegal operations and had!anu two xormer enlisted men have been a referral agent. Gini was de scribed as a contact man and driver for the ring. Both Dr. Morgenstern and Gini were booked on suspicion of conspiracy to commit abortions. Bail on Dr. Morgenstern and Hayden was set at $10,000 bond or $5000 cash and for Gini at half that amount. Police said the ring was an offshoot of a surgery ring which was rounded up when the Nick De John murder case broke open last No- , Tlt vemuer. Auto Heiress Wed LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 22 Mrs. Frances Dodge Johnson, heiress to a Detroit automotive fortune, was wed here today to Frederick L. Van Lennex of Philadelphia. NEW DEVICE HIDES DEAFNESS OHEAINft HEAKImu aid offers new FHANTOMOLD Fitting . Rctvr button doesn't show. A wonderful combination of tit latest Beitono One-Unit Haartoe AM ao New PHANTOMOLD. ORDINARY RECEIVER BUTTON ! bit' always visible. PHANTOMOUs Botk raeairsr bat ton ud isttrs at oat of siffht. find out why i more j Beltones ate in ine than other one-eiiit , hearing akh! Telephn. Come us, or Send Coupon for mripful booklet on Ueafnes. JACK B. TAYLOR ee Eaasast BMei i lata Brawy Ofddaae TX. t-tese Batteries and repairs for ALL types of Hearing Aids. S1XTONX HEARING AIDS T-l-23 j '"see e 09 Bastes Bias- OsklmM Be PKEK. saw befakls i How Or wins U. 3 1 rrmm, j Addrmt .Stat. 4 Bids for Aged Aids Doubled Alameda County applications for old age aid have more than doubled under the new state regulations dur - ing the first two weeks in January over the entire month of November, the California Taxpayers' Association reported yesterday. The January figure was 1095, compared with 451 for the full month of November, and compared to 320 such new applications for January a year ago. County figures compiled by the State, Department o'f Social Welfare showed 9665 persons were on the aid to the needy aged rolls in No vember, compared with 9544 for Oc tober and 8829 for last January. The taxpayers' association said reason for the big upswing in applications is the extreme relaxation of requirements for eligibility resulting from passage of Proposition No. 4 y the November election. Then 63-and 64-year-olds were added to those who could receive aged aid m California, aid was increased from $65 to $75 a -month, "relative's responsibility" requirements were banned and the law relating to aid to the aged and blind was relaxed in a number of other ways. State figures show 15,116 persons applied for old age security during the first two weeks of January compared with 5573 during November and 4893 during the entire month of January, 1948. j oiLfiMaxweH Milton Xi,-XJU 111 lUVClilUl, cUiiipoi CU Willi 193,717 for October and 182,177 for January, 1948. Soldier Charges Loss Of Feet to Neglect FORT MEADE, Md., Jan. 22 (JP) A Negro private testified from a wheel chair today at the general court-martial of an Army doctor that his feet were amputated be cause of neglect at a disciplinary! barracks in Germany, Pvt. Joseph Suggs, a patient at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, been called to testify at trials of four officers charged with neglect of duty. The present court of eight officers is hearing the charges against Capt. Joel G. Holmes Jr. of Philadelphia. Holmes was medical officer at the Wurzburg, Germany, disciplinary center where the alleged mistreatment of prisoners occurred in1947. MAKERS AND FITTERS OF TRM S S G S for Almost half a century! Orthopedic Appliance Phone: TW 3-1644 la 8.F1U7 Market It. ana M fsst St. Ml UUfVJ State Publishers Name .Officers FRESNO.- Jan. 22. (vF) Lowell Jessen of the Turlock Journal was elected president of the California Newspaper Publishers Association at the concluding business session of the association's 61st annual convention today. , . Jessen succeeds J. A. Vurgason of the National City News. At today's luncheon .meeting, Frank A. Clarvoe. editor of the Sai Francisco News, ' called on newspaper editors to recapture the spirit of "those fighting editors of the good old days'." Clarvoe pointed to the presiden tial election and asked why editors did not know more about what their readers were thinking. . OTHER MEETINGS The California Newspaper Ad veitising Service and the Home Town Daily Newspapers held their meetings this afternoon. A dinner xiance was scheduled for tonjght, and the four-day convention will end with meetings of the advisory council and executive committee tomorrow. Larry Freeman of the Delano Record was elected first vice presi derit and chairman of the weeklies division; Clarence H. Hoiles of the Sahta" Ana Register, second vice president and chairman of the daises division; and Carl P. Miller, Coyina Argus-Citizen, secretary- treasurer. Nominees for the executive com- me re XSS' S?f iBlytthe Palo Verde Valley Times; 1 Walter Kane, Bakersfield Calif or man; Stanley T. Wilson, Mill valley Record; and Vurgason. COUNCIL NOMINEES Nominees for the state advisory council include Bert J. Abraham, Bellflower Herald Enterprise; L. R. Batinan, Miles Township Register; Aileen Brambel, South San Francisco Enterprise; A. W. BramwelL Inglewood Daily News; E. Glenn Drake, Siskiyou Daily News. W. T. Ericson, South Pasadena Review; E. A. Fitzhugh, El Centro Post Press; Harry Green, John Scripps Newspapers; Frank Hall, Brea Progress; Robert K. Hancock, Fontana Herald; J. A. Harnish, Ontario Daily Report; H. D. Lyford, Martinez Gazette. F. R. McLean, Sonora Union Democrat; Fred McPherson Jr., Santa Cruz Sentinel-News; Lee V. Merriman, Pasadena Star-News; O. H. Mohr, Dunsmuir News; W. H. O'Donnell, Monterey Peninsula Herald; Patrick H. Peabody, Sunnyvale; Victor T. Reich, Merced Express; Fred W. Speers, Escondido Times-Advocate. Newell W. Strother, Arroyo Grande Herald Recorder; Ralph M. Turner, Temple City Times; George Vierhus, Camarillo News; Alden C. Waite, Southern California Associated Newspapers. Estate $469,048 Vajlue of the estate of Maxwell C. Milton, 66, stock broker, who died October 13, at his home, 424 Monte Vistai Avenue, was placed at $469,048 in an appraisal report filed yesterday with the office of County Clerk G. Ei Wade. Included in the appraisal Is a stamp collection valued at $23,500. Milton was the senior partner in the stock brokerage firm of Coons, Milton & Company. A native of California, he was graduated from the University of California in 1904 with ! a degree in mining engineer- j ing. !He became a partner in the stocfc! brokerage firm in 1930. Liberal Allowance w K CD N E F03 FREE K0f.lE acce pteo-seno $1 DEPOSIT PROMPT ATTENTION & smMriy &fitcaUitL 1 .1 U' ri II tew f AT ULL CASH PRIClKj jMP&tfectl tZfk . REBUILT -''."i l5 S ''""'"N IIP ? Ysors ef experience . 1 r I 1 IT mads SUN'S rsbuiH ;Nv t7,'SKT l lU """i I I I I 1L fssf 1 vacuum clsansr Coii- r 4(rv5y 1 J 1 ornia' outstanding F l&rJ C I velvet. UJ2f (0) ' j Jy J ror the some length - !a-s!l,l, 1 r " II II Wr'" Cuerantee leac Beack e testa kteaiea e rssaeeoa e Alhambra e Sea OJcre yalleJe e HsaUBrtea Park Ssa 0lda t md Vta Exclwiv Voxnmbt Cletnmr Start m CdifomU I lkjNl ,11,"' ,11, "m,, jni" "i"n, i"'"n" jriiii " iiii,, Dick Grodin (second from right), president of the Oaklcmd Junior Chcanber of -Commerce, receives the orgctnization's Distinguislied Service Awcad from Mayor Joseph E. Smith winner ef last year's award. With them are the winners of the Chamber's two Key Awards, Ed Darst 0eft) and Rudy Rasmussen (right) -Tribune photo. . ! t JUNIOR CHAMBER AWARDS HONOR TO DICK GRODIN Presentation of the Distinguished Service Award of the Oakland Junior Chamber of Commerce to Dick Grodin, chamber president, marks the first time the award has been given to a member of the organization. Others honored in recent cere monies include Rudy Rasmussen, a member of the board of directors, and Ed Darst, who are winners of the chamber's Key Awards. Grodin received his Distinguished Service Award from Mayor Joseph E. Smith, 1948 winner, in a program which climaxed activities of Junior Chamber of Commerce Week. A native of Oakland, Grodin at tended Piedmont High School, the University of Santa Clara, and the University of California. He has been a member of the Junior Chamber since 1939. Grodin has also been active in Community Chest, Green Cross, and youth welfare work. A member of the Lions Club, he has served as president of the Downtown Merchants Association and as chairman of the United Jewish Welfare Drive. In 1948 he was given the Silver Beaver award by the Piedmont Boy Scout Council. Divorce Suit Charges Cruelty Robert Stewart, former San Fran cisco fireman and father of a five- year girl found locked in a filthy closet, filed suit for divorce in San Francisco yesterday. He charged extreme cruelty against his wife, Mary Esther, who is serving a two-year jail sentence for mistreating their daughter, Sharon. Stewart himself served a short jail sentence and was placed on three years probation after the child was found in the closet. He de nied knowledge that his wife had locked Sharon in but the court held he was guilty of neglect. (jjiiyj WITH coMPtej.? on your old cleaner W K I T C ' DEMONSTRATION COURTEOUSLY RECEIVED Hlgate 4-8662 Opn Thars. 'HI 9 p.in. fkm loin pi. I OAKLAND 12 tserweee wasmngroa aBc tsroaoway HI gate 4-8662 1 11 A OTH LOCATIONS ' Frsnelsee e . Fretae - e Sea Jete 4 Senator Urges Junior CG to Be 'Salesmen of ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Jan. 22. (JP) The National Junior Chamber of Commerce should become a sales agency for democracy, says Sen. Estes Kefauver (D., Tenn.) Speaking at the dinner at which the Jaycee's 10 outstanding young men of 1948 were honored last night, the senator urged the Nation's young people to. take the lead in selling democracy- to all people every where." Kefauver said "our democratic way. of life has a great potential of influence on the course of events in the world today." Eight of the 10 men, all under 36 years of age, were present to re ceive their awards for distinguished service to the Nation during 1948. The eight were Frank P. Zeidler, 36, mayor of Milwaukee; George A. Smathers, 35, Florida congressman: Walter W. Cenerazzo, 35. Boston. Third Attempt to Rescue Miner Fails EUREKA, Jan. 22. ( The third attempt of a rescue plane to reach a snowbound gold miner failed today. Capt. James T. Lyons flew his Hamilton Field reconnaissance plane from Eureka almost to the valley where Zack Staer is believed marooned in a cabin before being forced back. Captain Lyons got as far as Virgin Butte, roughly 80 miles northeast of Eureka. Lyons hoped the weather would improve enough so he could reach j the valley tomorrow and drop food and supplies fr the miner. . In 5.1 Second a Torpedo Streaks 100 Yards TTirough The Water; . . But In Only mo 3ay A erMsDirin Is Read To Go To Work I MAKE THIS TEST To see how fast Bayer Aspirin Is ready to go to work, drop it in a glass of water and time its disintegrating speed. What happens in the glass, happens in your stomach. Millions use Bayer As pirin to relieve ordinary headache, because it starts disintegrating with astonishing speed. -.is actually ready to go to work in two seconds. And they know this is why Bayer Aspirin brings quick relief. But important as fast relief is ' when you're in pain, there are also other reasons why genuine Bayer Aspirin is the choice of millions. First, it's remarkably effective. 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