Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on August 8, 1948 · Page 68
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 68

Oakland, California
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Sunday, August 8, 1948
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H .:. St. Vincent's Host to 100 Youngsters 7 cou ai'ciPoim.cl5 an 15, Oakland Tribune, Sunday, Aug, 8, 1948 4-C ! ! JL 1 JLJ.1JL1U.CIX Santa Cruz Trip Nears St. Vincent's Day Home and Nursery is exactly what its name implies, and something more. It is the daytime home and nursery of over 100 youngsters from throughout the Bay area, and, at the same time, it is these children's recreation center. This Red Feather Community Chest service gives much more than Y ; physical care. A carefully planned program is designed to promote The second annual Santa Cruz trip for boy members of the be held Wednesday, August 18. physical d social habits. The boys will leave the "Y" at 7:45 ' manual skills, intellectual curiosity a.m. and return at 8 p.m. A special bus has been chartered. Last year. 50 boys attended, and this year 75 are expected. X. 1 i and healthy, confident attitudes to ward other children and adults. MANY INTERESTS A boy or a girl can become a St j '4 ' 5. ,1" 'V v? 3 There will be fishine. swimmirur Vincenite at the early age of 2, in the surf and swimming in the i and care is Prvided here for boys salt water pool. Trips and visits to j UP to 10 vears and &rls up to 11 plarland, "beach combing," etc., are And- no matter what fellow's or planned. girl's age may be. there is some- Boys should sign up early as there thin of sPecil interest for him will h m nK tO do. 1IU11IUC1 K Uli 1 K Uil the trip. T' BOARD MEETING The Oakland YMCA board of di rectors will review progress of cur Operated by the Sisters of the Holy Family, St. Vincent's is still located in the fine old building in which it opened 37 years ago. Children of all races and creeds are welcomed at 1086 Eighth Street, and attendance is free to those whose families cannot afford to pay. 5. Vincents is a year-round pro- Mrs. BtUno Lynn, assistant director of ! Frtmry ChBdrWi Horn, is kept buiylnsjct? incj the work of proud young artists and helping puzxled puzzle workers. This Red Feather Group includes (left to right) Donnie. Tommie. Gary. Eddie. Tommy end Sandra. I :S SUNLIGHT IS A ' SPECIALTY AT i DE FREMERY CHILDREN'S HOMEl There is ' sunlight all over theitables and chairs built to fit now,' The de Fremery family. jihas :s place out at 383 43rd Street. It j not to grow into later. It is called sumed a completely possef$ve tti-streams in the windows; it dances j the Frances Fisher Playroom injtude toward the North : Oakland gram with before and after school ! through the gardens and; play-j tribute to the interest and loyalty Recreation Center now in th procsi care for school age boys and girls grounds, and it shows in small faces, of Mrs. Fisher, in whose memory 0f development practical! inle during tne school year. During the aunugm is a ae iremerv c nil- me unnaren s uuiid estamisnea tne Frprv. K.rtvard nd oil ffrotlhd -, lilt,, Cr. V. o n Fk n a. CSV, rim TV,. fi ' " ."fe nanced the new room. Also con- formerly owned by the hotfe. The tnbuting to the successful debut of new swimming pool is rejferrecj fto Sunlight rent "Y" activities and nlan fnr summer vacation months srhonl acr dren's Home specialty.. So are haD- Frances Fisher Fund i greater services to youth at its regu- I youngsters join the nursery and pmess and cheer, and so is an ac-lar monthly dinner meeting this ! kindergarten children for a full tivity-filled summer vacation pro-: Tuesday evening at the YMCA 1 day's program. gram. buildine. 2051 TeWranh Th.1 Two-vear-olds duite thnrouohlv I De Fremery Home, operated by the Children's Guild Juniors, who I Vera I agenda will include committee re- occupied with discovering that the Children's Guild of the Ladies! will keep the nursery continually growing up is an extremely inter- Relief Society and one of the Com- j supplied with art materials and estins business in itself find wr. i munity Chest's Red Feather chil-;toys. the nursery school are members of as ports, the general secretary's report, as well as the discussion of plans for the coming season. Under the chairmanship of Charles E. Paul. "Y" president the our swimming Bagryanova. ation at St. Vincent's in simple dren s services, is the home of 35 games, free play with toys andivery 'ung Oakland area citizens, slides in the large nursery room1'8 a temporary stopping place for following officers and committee i and adjoining porch, in story hours, tnese youngsters all of whom need heads will report: - i in sn?s and dances and crayon a Peclal klnd boost because their William Foreman, vice-president colring. and insurance chairman; Wilbur i HEALTH CHECK Jacoby, secretary and Y's men I The rtk-itiM or. ,n One hundred large building blocks, a i huge toy cabinet where every thing can be neatly stored when not pool" md Miss direct of sde Fremery Home, reports yjngsltrs r in n tate of thrilled llntidtia- tion thinking about the nw fiy ground equipment to be &lacegfjin the recreation center.. jl De Fremery Home take adtan- own home life has been seriously , matching semi-dark finished chairs disturbed. Because of strained mar-land work-tables are a few features ital relations, divorce or illness, 'of the attractive room in use, two very special, child-sized j tage of the summer time fcesoujhces easels for very young painters and Ten Scouts of Troop 54 who took 17-dcry pack trip in high Sierra, pose for this picture taken by Scoutmaster Ray Henry at 13.200-foot summit of Kings-Kern Divide. Left to right, back, are Preston lames, Graham Taylor, pene McCabe, Willard Johnson, Tom Merrick, Kirk Brown, Vernon Sullivan; front Jim Aljian, John Fitzsimmons and Reuben Hatch. Ten Take Pack Trip Ten Boy Scouts of Troop 54, Crocker Highlands School, just returned from the troop's second an nual 17-day high Sierra pack trip. SCOUTS CONCENTRATE ON FALL PROGRAM With the closing of Oakland Area Lone of the historic spots in the Liv- j OdklOIlClsr dt Council's Dimond-O Scout Camp ermore hills. Leaders' get-to-; last week, Cub, Scout and Senior gethers, instruction courses, and' tt Scout leaders are now making plans Scout camping are some of the ac- I OOIlVGntlOn for fall activities. tivities that will be held there. ! i ntrt u-: i i v : i ij . , , . - . " rvv.in.tvi im umr nctus nave utu uu.iunuci - uiTcip ART chairman: Harold Phillin. chairman n ... . . .A mi o.f t-;,. t T3 7 7; ' lu,""'HCUl i u ii iic wnicn means stood or neglected. ui iinance, jess tserger, adult pro-! healthv bodies for thec KTiv r'1 uLaSS' J305 Campi ! toddlers. Youngsters, some of whom -the 35 3- to 10-year-olds at de Frem"-1 f?rne i , ' 1 : oullu'rs anaj arrive as early as 7 a.m.. receive a'ery who isn't thrilled about what is grounds, Buiord Fisher, public rela- ; mornin? health rherk Kv fhp h A.l l j ii , , . . ----- -.- ft ... uv.li;, m inui cdiuweji, woria serv-i ices; Clifford Burnhill, boys' work; j R. W. Kretsinger, program; Dr. Marvin Poston, Northwest Branch; C. O. Bender, North Central Branch; Rev. Fred Trevitt, East Oakland I tsrancn; Robert MacDonald, legal; i noon snacks j Willie Osburn, endowment; Robert Punches which A. Leet, capital funds; E. C. Lyon, dormitory; E. T. Grove, board personnel; Donald Cochran, membership. of the community in providing its youngsters with a full siifnmet1 ! of activity, Eight to 10-year-old Residents attended the Oakland Retre- i ation DeDartment's day cantps. Tie nurse, share a fruit juice treat at 9 a.m.. a hot lunch at 11 a.m., nap from 11:30 until 2 p.m. and o - , J 4 , . . , , .. Rotary Club stepped in topaysthe Special departments include a doll fees Prolestant Children i4avef ?t-orner, the art center, a construe- ,.nri-rt nnn-rienominatiorijil church tion division and a music corner. ; .w. .i,KKrV,ftrf vJhim Another new acquisition at de r.. ,ir vm,nPstrs -nioid Sun- I shine Camp. ii H DtMOMiUUlK lOUJNt, ItMiilriincr x,hirh never pain will he Realisation of a lonff dreamed of rerncfniahle as an imnlement of TOURS EXCITING . J J redecorating and equipping job is war. It is to be the "big doll house" a VireaH pnrl ipllv treat at 9 "?n r. m iucwmung biiu euippuiK juu is wai. 11 is. 10 Uf uir uif; uuu nuue u """W1 a Dreaa ana jeny treat at p.m. ,, ,K r,,., j wrr, ctotir. nor rR9rtt nu School-age bovs and girls who u - - ":7:Tr-" Their mountain climbing equip ment included seven burros, and they traveled over the 125-mile John Muir trail. The route took them to Bishop Pass, Grouse Meadow, Palisade Basin." Mather Pass, Bench Lake, Pinchot Pass, Kae T Tn T3,,llf.MT T olr FrVster Pas and the headwe the nation will take part in the of the Kern River. According to n"ual round-up, designed Jo msure forestrvWficis. this eroun was bettcr Scouting and Cubbing pro- the first to travel through' many ofi"'. . ... . n uiuui iiuua tu w lie ivi 1 1 1 in t First on the list of fall events is the roundup, when local Scout units will recruit new members, hold dinners, parents nights and other activities to start off another year of Scouting fun and adventure. Over two million Scouts through these places this year, which meant a great deal of .snow-shoveling for the Scouts. Taking part in the trip were Kirk Oakland Auditorium late in October will highlight the fall activities when parents of Scouts and Cubs share the mid-morning and after bring their own are implemented with milk provided by St. Vincent's. It's hard to be anything but good and gay in the laree, bright rooms at St. Vincent's. This is reflected in the home's vacation honor roll. Everybody is earning gold stars for his art and craft work, for his help ful attitude on the playground, and i even for his willingness to try. Competition for stars is destined to become hot before the summer vacation ends. Coloring is a pet pastime for ; nurserv school room. It is specially sters and their dolls. The doll house events. They include tri (designed for the very young, 3- to; will be painted in clean, bright swimming pool, to the pa 5-year-olds, but, because it is a ver- to; the $es. toj the shades and dolled up with toy furni- zoo. to country farms, gidustrial satile room, it also adapts itself well! ture and dishes. It is to be de plants and construction projects. To as a rumpus room for the older : Fremery s laboratory where future j the joungsters, these trjs mean youngsters. i housewives and husbands will ex- new understanding and apteciation The large, gaily -colorful room is'periment with the art of home o the large, complex comreninirjr of a little people's world with work making. , which they are a part. ,5 , Civic service, paper drives, in-j Ralph Everett, Y s Owl editor will dustrial hikes, bird study hikes, na-1 represent the Oakland YMCA at ture tours, cooking demonstrations , the International Y's men's conven- i children of all ages and many at and many othe activities will be , tion at Long Beach, August 15-20. i St Vincent's are working on a performed by iscouts and their lead- Everett will be among over 1000 1 series of religious pictures. These ers in the Council. .' yOUng men delegates from all parts ' wil1 e safely bound in woodcovers The fall season, will also see hun- of the united States and 16 foreign ! which are to be m?de in craft dreds of volunteer Scouters taking j countries. The program of speakers classes and decorated - ith burning part in Community Chest and other iand discussion will provide ingpira--needles or copper work. ScUt .fu,d TA1&xn act,vlt'es- ! tion and practical means for clubs CRAFTS POPULAR andhL'wmS. rSd J" lj as . Felt purses and matching caps of 7" .. -i ! ciuds oi ine liviuA. Heaaquarters br eht blues. ren and Brown, Vernon SullivanTom Mer- wm nave,an opporiuruiy to see tneir rick. Graham Taylor, Jim Aljian.j u" """"f"3 Ui uus Willard Johnson, Reuben Hatch. !skl,,s- James Land is general chair- Preston James, Ray Henry. and Scoutmaster During the fall months, many Scouts will camp at the council's Los Mochos wilderness camp, near Livermore. This 686-acrearea was originally known as Sweet Springs, the direction of district commis sioners, when leaders may learn more about the skills that they must j teach to their Scouts and Cubs. j District committee meetings will ; continue to be held monthly at MrhirH timi innrtc frfim tH fnllnxi-' ing operating committees will be! on September 14. heard: organization and extension. leadership training, finance, health and safety, camping and activities, and advancement. reds and is tne Long Beach YMCA. Civic . to be made still brighter with ap-buildings will be used as the recrea- j pliqued flowers are the current tional facilities of the area. This Tuesday morning, local Y's men members will elect their new slate of officers who will assume of- Frog Jumping At Dimond-O A "frog jumping" contest was featured in the "Yo-hetch-O-min-dayo" held last Saturday at Camp Dimond-O. The Mountaineer Troop was winner of the day's activities, which included Scouting events of all varieties. A mock gold rush, where Scouts hunted' gold-painted rocks Six Inducted In Arrow Order Six Oakland Area Council Boy Scouts were inducted into the Order of the Arrow", national camping 35 ATTEND CONFERENCE Thirty-five Scout and Cub leaders attended, the Central District planning conference of the Oakland Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, held last Thursday at Camp plans for Cub packs. Scout troops FALL CIRCUS PROGRAM IS ANNOUNCED The preliminary program for the Oakland Area Council's circus to be held in the Oakland Auditorium October 14 to 16. was announced recently by James Land, general chairman for the affair. The circus will have five large rings with a complete change of act in each ring, every 5 minutes. Hun- areas oi cuds, scouts ana senior in nearby streams and river banks. Scouts in the council are expected . built up a large Amount of enthusi-to participate. j asm in the day.s events. Activities will include Indian lore, i rn rharire of the affair was Stanley tableaux, things that go, Noah's Ark, : Tobin, program director of Camp! were Ronald Durckel and Russell ! Dwight Ed;trom Fred Kane Al games for fun, special events, pio- Dimond during the third session, j Murphy, 'troop 91;' Jim Nable and .Rocchio t aroid p. Martin, George -a"'H'K. ""cvcciii5..i Assisting him were ur. J. u. Mitcn-uacK Bianitensnip, explorer ro , p Reilly j w p;azza Milton P pu.y&j.-4i unices, naming mr nuume eii. waterrront director ana jjick and advanced outdooring to be pre- pitman, camp staff member, sented by Senior Scouts. The events also included knot Other members of the circus com- tvine contests, an archerv contest. craft projects of the older girls. Kindergarten girls, just beginning to crow up. are embroidering tiny little aprons with colorful designs. While the young ladies are sewing, the boys are just as busy with leather crafts. It isn't all "sit down" work at St. Vincent's. A play yard, constantly teeming with activity, is equipped with swings, a Jungle Jim. see-saws and slides. Much young talent also is de-: veloped in the kindergarten room. It is here that the Kinderband re- i hearses once a week with its bells' and sandblocks. Directing the activities of the nimflnH The group met to discuss program ! yu Pe4PIe and having almost as organization, at ceremonies neia in 'and senior outfits for the coming Camp Dimond-O last Saturday j year, and also to make plans to at-mght. tend the council planning confer- To be eligible ror the society.' ence being held at Camp Dimond-O Scouts must have had 15 days, and j this week-end. nights of camping, show outstanding! jn charge of the affair were disability in campcrafts, and have per- trjct chairman and district corn-formed special service to fellow missioner Roland Adams. Attending Scouts. the conference were Robert L. Inducted at the recent ceremonies , Arnold. Robert Bowles, Bruce Hick. Hayward; Galen White. Troop 3. Gamble Carl Bergendahl. Sue Ber- aan irenzo, ana wiuiam nenun. gendahl , Grace Huntley .Herb Vick-Troop 2, Livermore. prs Walter Martin. M. B. Kraus. good a time as its charges is St Vincent's staff of Sisters of the Holy Family. The staff includes Sister Norinne, director; Sister Carmela. kindergarten teacher; Sister Bridget, i pre-kindergarten supervisor: Sister! Zoe, playground sUDervisor, and Sister Victoria, dietician. n r' prt f sM' IS? - V ii n T -V n - 1 ' - ' irt if '1 fmi iii ii i nii-in iimn hill u. - iiniinjm n-n niiii nii.nnu ir -j;'1 ' . s i'' VJI Creating is a fascinating business for these youngsters at Fannie Wall Children's Hom akd Day Nursery, one of the Oakland Community Chest's Red Feather children's serticii. Encouraging Oeft to right) Rosie. Mildred. Timmy and Turhan to do their best is Mrsl Ola M. Andrews, nursery teacher. '? ' Candidates for the society, but ers. Paul Meier. Art McKay, mittee include Eugene Lasartemay. , log chopping and sawing, fire by not yet inducted, are Denny Riggsl. nri.on Harold Benner John West District; Sam Flint. Lake; 1 flint and steeL lire by friction, ! and Gary Musselman. Troop 3. "v"' pt r e Norris Dave Foreman, Central; Vic Larsen Indian costumes, horseshoe pitch- ermore; Dan Gashler, Troop 44, Jm ri;e ' no' Kirth-Ho and Fred Warren, East, ahd Albert ing. aquatic events, singing, whit- j Truman. Troop 54, and Peter Am. ch"flB; Heafey CWde Atwood, South. ' "ing and a snake race. brunn. Troop 82. Dudley. R. Shultz, C. J. Shall'en- berger. Joe Ganguet. Thomas Savage and Clyde C. Herring. i - -' - V " , - - - ' "'- - v I' - sit - ' 1 , - ' V v' ,:V.:v."..i: ::';:7l!v . Four YMCA boys sign up with Mrs. Juliana Avgarinos. boys' secretary, far the annual trip to Santa Crux, to be held August 18. Thfy are, from left: George Richmond. Jimmy Byrnes. Padty Ferris and Kirk Retd. Scouts to Aid V Chest Drives Volunteer leaders and professional personnel of the Oakland Area Council. Boy Scouts of America, will take an active part in nine different Community Chest campaigns this fall. Following the pattern of the past professional staff members will a6t as "staff aides" in various divisions of the chests. The Community Chest campaignr that Scouters will take an active part in are Oakland, San Leandro. San Lorenzo. Ashland, Hayward. Castro Valley. Washington Township, Pleasanton and Livermore. , Scouts-, Visit Big Logging Camp j A trip to the Aspen Valley logging . camp was the third session high light for 24 members of the Ranger j uvop ai oujr ocvui vamp uuuunu-v ; last week. i Under the leadership of B. C-I "Bugs" Cain, camp naturalist and assisted by Harry Walrath, the group toured the logging camp and viewed one of the largest sugar pines, 19.940 board feet, in the Yo- semite National Park. The tour! was made possible by Arthur Davis,! in charge of the logging camp. i-. I t A ; v .. .. . ,f' "- 1 fxW? ' ' ! 4f. f"r : r. -w. ... 01 i.'- n t i "as . t . U 21 Fannie Wall Home Does" Two Essential Services t Common to the operation of all! Monday is visiting day awayf from Red Feather Community thest chil- home and may include a jinpi to a dren'i services is this basic phi-'park- Playground. beach 0c k or lonhv - the care a child receives ! r . 1hrouh one of the:;:commu-lospny tne care a cnim receives mly-s Jndustriai Diants MondaV and will affect him for the rest of his Wednesday mornina also reitorv f11- hour days at the West h;04kland Funds contributed to the Com- Branch Library. ti 1 munity Chest, either partially or Tuesday is supervised gamday. wholely. support the operation of Games include kickball. nh games, five children's homes and two day hide and seek, "squirrel- ifl ; the homes and nurseries. tree." hop scotch' and jumprospe,. . One among these Red Feather On Wednesdav' Fannie 1 Wall agencies. Fannie Wall Children's .'young people major in stories- and Home and Day Nursery, has the ! dramatics. Mrs. Andrew '-either distinction of combining the two es- reads or tells stories and'Ihi'chil. sential services Its program for dren are rehearsing botrc? a Tom both resident children and day care Thumb Wedding" and an tA8e in youngsters is based on this thesis Wonderland" pantomime :-wpi i C h that a happy, interesting present will be presented for parent promises a wholesome future. Thursday is art day. FaK&it'Walt Civing an assist Jo boys and girls children are encouraged tfc express who are the children of working (themselves freely end grfck Vigi-parents or the victims of broken nality is displayed m spettey: and i homes," Fannie Wall bases its fee ' finger paint designs. Creative tal- tupon the ability of parents to pay. lent also are stimulated by fppor-It serves as a temporary stop-gap tunities to. work with crTo?is, to j until conditions will allow children! carve soap, figures, to weipaper a,i" k-' 8. iurcuici Kain in i mats and to work with wood-bum-a normal family situation. iinc eouinment K Located at 815 Linden Street in! On Friday music is emlhisized. oongF, many r them acted. ut in pantomime, folk dancing atfd games expressing musical action ilrilnon- iVest Oakland, the large, old truc .ure 'which is Fannie Wall Chil Iren's Home sparkles with a new coat of paint, habitual cleanliness ; ular . Friday fare." Fanlihvall young people are intent lisfetfers to the home's radio-pbonogrh I This varied program Supervised activity is carefully ia4nced with free play.. While thii Fannie Wall play area is limttedtriere is plenty of room for spontaneous game -of. tag. and swings la!lide ; Jungle Jim and teeters f vide Boys and girls keep the slide busy during free play periods at Fannie Wall Children's Home and Day Nursery, one of tiit Oakland Community Chttt't Red Feather services. and 27 alert, bright-eyed boys and girls.. i These lively youngsters who , range in age from 3 tola years have 'I j an - almost insatiable interest in I (.everything. Art work is fascinating. ' yj games are fan, music is delightful and field trips are exhilarating. As " a result Ira Ross, Fannie Wall Home HirArtnr anH TLfr Ola M. A yA rnt j . 2 ' nursery teacher, are two of the; Recently acouired busier people in town. -equipment was - purchased i withr Highlights of a typical week at funds provided largely b(i ef-Fannie Wall (which attempts to j forts of Charles E, JonesVS hit balance excitement with relaxation) office staff headed by l&hl lulit go something like this: Flood. " - ' - . V, ?1 xt

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