Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 10, 1948 · Page 44
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 44

Oakland, California
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Thursday, June 10, 1948
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44 Development OxVknd Tribune, Thursday, Ju.i3.10, 1948 Bj crones cnrrfza , RICHMOND. PLANS $1,500,000 AUDITORIUM IN CIVIC CENTER Plans are being completed for the construction of a $1,500,000 . udl-torium In the $5,000,000 Memorial Civic Cenier in Richmond. Albert C. White, assistant director of public words, reported today. The large hall seating 3700 persons, will, be erected in the central portion of the community, development, which is bounded by Barrett and Macdonald Avenues and 24th and 27th Streets. The main auditorium will be three stories high and will contain a balcony on three sides of the Interior. It will be at reinforced concrete construction and will cover 107,734 square feet. One wing of the building will contain a one-story Little Theater, cov--ering 16,100 square feet; while another wing will be a two-story structure (forming a -quadrangle), i In which will be located offices of the Red Cross and Community Chest and an art center. The latter portion 1 of the auditorium will cover 32,300 I square feet. , . The main hall will feature a tilt ing- floor, which can be placed in a level position for dances and other similar events or tilted so. ihat all spectators may have a better view of stage presentations. , No date for the calling of bids on the structure has been set. White said. Architect of the project is Milton L. Pflueger of San Francisco. After a short period daring which business activity in the State took a slight turn downward, the outlook for business and industry showed a marked about-face during May, the ,! California State Chamber of Commerce reports. James E. Shelton, first vice-presl-i dent of the State chamber, said that retail trade increased and bank loans expanded sharply, while there was also a revived Interest in new lac- ory locations. .-; - - 5 ij "In earlier months of the year de- flatipnary forces seemed predomi nant, with, money rates growing firmer, commodity prices and trade volume declining in many lines," Shelton declared. "Passage of the European Recovery Program, prospect of increased armament spending and income-tax . reduction restored, or perhaps more than restored. balance between inflation ary and deflationary forces." : , s He added that downward trends in factory employment and other activity during this period were Eugmented by the drought outlook nd power curtailment. ) "Such uncertainties 1 and restrictions ended with April's exception-jally heavy rains, amplifying the swing toward business optimism and increased activity," Shelton said. jf The chamber executive cited the following business trends: ; ; f it The U.S. Bureau of Agricultural ;Economics estimates California's farm' income during the first 1948 quarter as $370,182,000 or 13 per cent over the same 1947 period. Crop marketing returns this period were 17 per cent higher than during the previous year s period. LavestocK and livestock products returns .were up 7 per cent While livestock, hay and grain prices reached higher levels in April and May, shipments of lettuce and most other vegetables were substantially under 1947 levels due in part to , delay from cold weather arid late rains. - California manufacturing employment declined from mid-March to mid-April to about 4 per cent under ihm ismi 1947 rr!od. Seasonal rise in fish and vegetable canning was more than offset by curtailment in apparel, paper, chemical, s rubber nd ether industries. All durable goods industries, except lumber mills and aircran lactones, iaia on workers between mid-March, and mid-ApriL : Still operating at levels substantially higher than a year ago are fflasa. cement structural clay, steel and-can factories. The San Fran cisco Bay area, machinists strike, continued material shortages, tem-norarv cower restrictions and slow ing consumer demands were listed as causes of manufacturing decrease. Followine Its first -Quarter tem porary drop, the consumers' price index rose again in uauiornia cities between March 15 and April 15, principally due to food prices! The Standard Oil Company of California and the Shell Oil Company, Inc.; will sponsor two-volunteer quartermaster companies for the handling of petroleum products in the Organized Reserve, officials of the oil firms have announced. The units will be made up of Bay area men whose civilian work is handling oil and gasoline.; Each man's military specialty will be as nearly identical as possible with his civilian job. . f The Standard unit will be a quartermaster base petroleum supply company, and. Shell will sponsor a quartermaster gasoline supply company. Each will have a complement of about 140 men. Lieut CoL S. Gordon Hyde of the Quartermaster. General'! Office in Washington, D.O, who arranged for the units, said that similar companies of men with experience irf engineering, chemistry and transportation will be organized In this area, i . $ Ben C. Gerwlck, Inc.. of Sn -Fran cisco submitted a low bid of $330,271 for the construction of salt-loading facilities at Dumbarton Point, hear Newark, in Southern Alameda County. ' ; The projeft consists of a 16 -foot- wide approach road, approximately 85 hundredths of a mile long; an endless belt conveyor system, 900 feet long, and a dolphin pier at the Bay end of the conveyor for docking ocean-going vessels, s i Owner of - the loading facility,! which will handle the output of the near-by Leslie Salt Refinery, is the Miles St Sons Trucking Service oft Merced. . ' t ". . A 7J4 per cent Increase In wages for all Port of Oakland employees who are not represented by unions was' voted by members of the Board of Port Commissioners at a meeting held this week. The increase goes Into effect June 16. The salary boosts were granted to J bring the wages of nonunionizedl workers into line with those nego tiated by labor organizations during the past six months. In other business, the board of ficially turned the operation of the fireboat U.S.S, Hoga over to city authorities. .At the same time the Navy informed the board that it was agreeable to the change of the vessel's name to Port of Oakland. Claire V.! Goodwin, board presi? dent said the fireboat will be docked at the Grove Street Pier, and work will be started as soon as possible on the construction of a permanent berth at the foot of Broadway. ,- CUM FOR APPLIANCES SERVEL GAS fiGFfflaHQATOIi Stays Silent . . J ; . . Lasts Longer YOU CAN BUY IT NOW Y ' i PRICED AS LOW AS u.(ur 1 YEARS TO PAY Lil::?cl 7rc:!3-in 7h ft t ! i rr-" n - m ' X ' USED! IMMEDIATE DELIVERY! FRIGIDAIRIS KELVINATCSS ELECTROLUXES GENERAL ELECTRICS WESTINGHOUSES NORGES Op. I li I HON. to SAT INC. 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