Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on March 2, 1949 · Page 10
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 10

Oakland, California
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Wednesday, March 2, 1949
Page 10
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"ITT "TinyniTiilt.iin-i t ri - -. I' M 'if i! J 10 'Bookmobile Has Birthday Oakland Tribune; Wednesday, March 2, Tl, Bay Command Alameda County "Bookmobile, the roving library on wneeis, celebrated its first birthday wih a flourish today. , . - y ' Xhe big pink candle in its cake rortrd- Its noDiilaritv in the unincorporated areas caused it to outstrip the door circulation oi any stationary branch. ' Mrs. Dorothy Roberts, county librarian, reported that the,"Book-- mobile" issued more than 32,000 " books for- home use since its start. " The largest branch, at Ttamona and ..Solano avenues, in Albany, held the previous record of 30,123 circulation -'.for a year. ' 1 : In hanging up its laurels, the Bookmobile," driven by William . McDonald, traveled 000 miles. It . established regular stops atyAsh-land, Fairmount, Sunset, HayVard -Highlands, Palomares, Dublin, Mur-. ray, Inman, May, Green, Vasco Road Altamont and Mountain House. : The traveling unit has a stock of 3S00 books for adults and children and has 1900 registered borrowers. ; "The value of the year's work is expressed feebly by these dry facts I in comparison with the countless letters.'and personal' comments from 1 satisfied readers," Mrs. Roberts said. The greatest volume of fanmail ; y " came from children, the object of the library system's attack on off- setting comic hooks, ' Surf Victim Idgntifigrl .jm, " SANTA CRUZ. March 2.iU-A body found in the surf near her yesterday has ' been identified : as that 1 of 31-year-old Otis Caswell Mahoney who drowned while fishing off ths rocks at .Yellow Bank. Mrs. A. Plana villa discovered, the body. v "1 4 J "i. S v ' f Copt Harry R. Homey is the new commanding officer oi the Oakland Naval Air Station. -U.S. Navy photo. Alameda to Enter Key Franchise Talks "ALAMEDA, March 2. The City of Alameda, which has not pressed for a Key System franchise to date, has decided to join Berkeley and Oakland in negotiating with the transportation firm. The City Council r last night passed a resolution authorizing City Manager Carl Froerer to enter the discussions. Froerer said the 2 per cent of gross revenue offered the City of Alameda by the Key System would amount to approximately $14,000 a year. Cantain TTarrv Tt. TTorwov . .TT.S.M.. land: Naval Air Station at a formal inspection. ' - He succeeds Capt. - Henry F. MacComsev. who now is command ing officer of the Alameda. Naval Air Station. Home v - was transferred to Oak land from the Naval Air Technical Training C o m m a n d, , Memphis, Tenn: where he was chief or stair. &n i.vrt tt anti-submarine ser- vii Arr9 World War H. Horney graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis in the class of 1927 and was the first ensign assigned to the rarrier Saratoga. He became a Naval aviator in 1930. AIR BASES SURVEYED Tn 1941. as commanding officer a H TTRS. Tanwintf.' he led sur vey expeditions for the establish ment of air bases m the uaiapagos - m . - -J Islands and Ecuador ana surveyed has in the Caribbean, the : Cana dian Arctic and Greenland. We was oDerations officer for, Fleet Air Wing Five, which carried nut anti-submarine warfare, from 1941 to 1943, after which he was made commanding officer oi ine Air Station. Areentia. New foundland, for anti-submarine oper-r ations in the Iforth Atlantic AIDE TO BYRD In 1945, he was commanding the U-S.S. Cumberland Sound; which was ; assigned to tne occupation forces; which entered Japan. The shin in Hornev's command. . was used for the timing and laboratory group of scientists for Operation Crossroads at Bikini. The 1 underwater bomb . exploded in the Bikini tests was fired by remote control from Harney's ship. Then he was chief of staff for Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd on the recent expedition to the South Pole. 'RIGHTISTS' WIN POINT HIM TRIAL OVER. FELLOWSHIP ELECTION ROW Over the defense counsel evidence of a so-called "rightist" mt;r- rb- land's Fellowship of Humanity was .-...v.xu.u, iuu 'm me .. cnurcn group's trial of a contested election. The rightist fartinn ha?? v. E. O. Corson, is trvi Superior Courth that the session Was Constitutional. TTnnrair. 4V.. defense, led by A. ,R. Mueller, con tends the meeting at the FeUowship center, 411 28th Street, was "a rump session. , Miss Anea' Biomsnn v;rv cmcs teacher and president of the Corson siat. tnnV v -. v.. Judge Ralph Hoyt to tell how she wa iectea. A previous meetinc in whivv, r. son was held in the church study by his opponents was described by her as an . "organized-nnrna When she went Into details" of the '$SS?3, Alameda, says hw off d'f ill ; n n s 'O liuGO IS 152 ; -. DIG v , 'l jili j ! 52-SQ.-IN. -' lfe : I i " - ' SCENy : ; ; i j. ,:; i i. - . . vA f . A -. -wi i hi I ; - - ' A ! : -tic xA?Mc-A 1- i 11-: ' . p , i WfAf A li ' ; ; IMIRSON MODEL 606 J ( .JSL : ) Tmermik ... V ' - I I Tederal Ux - ' - ' n j j r-v If. 1-91 flux . i . ; I f I 7 1 f J J iniudUtio Convenient Credit Terms ; r - klfkie nv . - tsm It! Hi t I AHPO NTMENT L-wU following meeting, which' split Into two groups, . Defense, Atty. ;A. D. Erickson objected but was overruled. Miss Bjornson ": said that the general meeting became . so disorderly that Corson announced the business would be conducted outside in a patio.' v , . conducted the meeting and two resolutions were adoDted shi nairf. "That made possible the election of oiiicers. i was cnosen president and a board of directors was picked," This action is attacked by the Mueller ; forces on the grounds it was "not a properly adjourned meeting, was not duly noticed and was a rump 'session - On the other , hand Corson accused Mueller's men with seizing power. He labeled that faction with "Red sympathies. Corson concluded : his testimony yesterday denying cross, examina tion questions that he and his col leagues attempted to "stack" the membership roll in an effort to keep himself in office as president. Cor son, did say that about 60 of the names were written in the master roll "after the deadline" but held that the signatures were taken from membership cards, signed within the prescribed time before the election. ' . St. Martha's Guild SAN LEANDRO, March 2. A luncheon meetmg of St Marthas Guild of All Saints Episcopal Church will be held tomorrow at 12:30 pjn., with. Mrs. Fred Donlevy, Mrs. Allen Haefer and Mrs. John Hoover as co-hostesses. A -book review will be civen bv Mrs. A. 13 HartwelL . f , Church Members fefe Rev. John E. Zoller The Rev. John E. Zoller, minister of Grace Community Methodist Church and Church Editor of The Tribune, . and Mrs. Zoller, were honored at a farewell nfntinn held recently at , the church." i . ice minister has been commissioned chaplain in the TTniferf Stat Navy and is leavinsr to rota Rrm. erton, Wash. . More than" 10a members and friends of the church attended the buffet supper and Drozram in which Mrs. Duane Bartholomew. Master Rex Kidd. Miss Nacy Martin. Mrs. Larry Williams. Miss Doris Brous. Mrs. Rebecca Lewis and Mrs. Mar. vin Whetstone took part. The Rev. Zoller has been, pastor of the church sinri Jim. lflfl. Un der his leadrshm th nw tinrhi. ry of the church was completed ana consecration services held. F OAKLAND j STORE OPEN : .; THURSDAYS NOON -. ' TILL W is a o d no An way Rood Curtain Calls Simplified control of contrast, brightness and tuning big 12-inch AInico 5 Speaker- Emerson's advance engineering brings you-"IMAGE PERFECTION" Television with FM "Stati-Clear" Souncf. 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