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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 10

Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 10

Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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LEGION GROUP PLANS MOTHERS DAY FETE 4 Members of East' Oakland Unit No. 471. American Legion Auxiliary, will have their mothers as honored Work Started on Lakeview Library court Boulevard. Arrangements for the evening are being made by Ruby Tracy, Winifred Entelman, Dorothea Newcomb and Dawn Knowles. guests at a meeting! on Monday at 8:15 pjn. at the halL 2714 Havens- hit i A I 10 Ofr Oakland Tribune, Friday, May 7, 1948 Oakland Council Clears Way For Widening San Leandro St. Widening of heavily congested San Leandro Street to six lanes from 54th to 98th Avenues had been assured today as. the City Council last night appropriated $31,000 for property acquisition. Successful negotiations have been conducted with the Western Pacific Railroad Company to acquire an 4 ii "IK Construction work was under wjy today on the Lakeview branch library, first of the projects for which funds were voted three years ago to project $15,754,000 worth of city improvements. Ground breaking ceremonies were conducted yesterday at the site near I I ft 1930 Eroadway the northern shore of Lake Merritt with Mayor Joseph E. Smith, Presi eigni-iooi strip aiong me I 1 south line of the company's right of way for the purpose of adding to the width of San Le dent Walter M. Taylor of the library board and others participating. The contractor is Harry K. Jensen, who also won the Elmhurst branch library job. City Librarian Peter T. Conmy andro Street, the council was in $17,000 ALLOTTED TO FIX BUILDING FOR STREET PROJECT formed by Walter N. Frickstad, city said the library building will be 50x90 feet with entrances on the engineer. POINTS LISTED lake and park fronts. It will be situated on Park Department-donated property in Eastrhore Park at Appropriation of $17,000 to cover Principal points in the agreement between the city and the railroad the Embarcadero. Lakeshore and the cost of reconstructing a building, portion of "which must be Frickstad reported as follows: Grand Avenues. med for the widening and realign The present Lakeview branch was opened 24 years ago in a bungalow 1 -The city; will pay $29,716 for land and damages, principally track ment of East 12th Street, was voted on the Lakeview School grounds. removal. Dr. Conmy said the library is the City Council last night The structure is at the southeast 2 The city agrees to construct San Leandro Street pavement at grades which will maintain or im prove the safety of traffic crossing Headlining our group of special purchase coats exciting values ot $39.95 to $55.00 100 wool gabardine full length classic navy, grey, black, beige sizes 915 or 10-20 $39.95 widely used and the residents of the district "have been demanding a new branch for a long time." The general design will conform! with the Embarcadero stucco at the head of Lake Merritt, according to Carl Warnecke, architect. He said it will be a one-story frame structure with stucco exterior and shingle clay tile root designed in a semi- the railroad on the entering streets. 'V The city agrees to vacate 70th, 71st and 72nd Avenues between Snell and San Leandro Streets, and J. modern classical period with a loggia also to vacate the southerly 10 feet of Snell Street between 70th and 71st Avenues to permit relocation facing the lake off a front court. is broken for the first of the 1945 bond issue projects, the Lakeview branch library at the north end of Lake Merritt Participating in the ceremonies are Qeft to right) Mayor Joseph E. gmith, Carl Warnecke, architect; Maxwell Boyd, of the city library board; Dr. Walter M. Taylor, president of the Oakland Library Board, and Mrs. Walter E. Knox, member of the Library Board. Tribune photo. There will be a reading room for' adults, intermediate and readers, a large story hour room and work and rest rooms for the staff. Off-street parking will be providedj corner of 12th Street and 17th Avenue. At the same time the council awarded the contract for the building reconstruction to C. H. Thomas en a bid of $16,332. Contract for furnishing a used 90-column alphabetical punch to the auditing department was let to Remington Rand, on a bid of $2255. Refund of the $75 payment made by the East Bay Fellowship for rental of the Auditorium Theater on May 11 was voted at request of the crganiiation. Contracts were awarded to George IV Cake for furnishing photographic supplies to various city departments during the next fiscal year and to the Eastbay Sanitary Rag Works lor furnishing white and colored wiping rags and cotton wiping waste. Bids were called for supplying fresh meats to the City Jail during the 1948-49 fiscal year. The bids will be opened by the council on May 18. for library patrons and will be available from Grand and Lake-shore Avenues. VICTIM OF AUTO CRASH AWARDED $20,000 DAMAGES of the team track to this place. 4- rThe city agrees to allow, the railroad to erect poles In the northerly two feet of the strip acquired by the city. This is to permit the relocation of poles now on railroad property to a position outside of the clearance line required when additional tracks are laid. 5 The city will install storm sewer in Snell Street between 69th and 73rd Avenues and thus permit the abandonment of existing railroad culverts under the tracks at 70th. 71st and 72nd Avenues. Most of this work is contemplated in connection with construction of San Leandro Street to replace exist Freeholders Elect SAN 7. Election of Willard Freeberg, as chairman, and Dave Gflmore as secretary, of the San Leandro Board of Freeholders was announced today following a recent organization meeting. Bruce Walkup, attorney for the plaintiff, entered the agreement with Havre's counsel, W. H. Older, as a jury to try the case was selected before Superior Judge James R. Agee. Smith, who lives at 4016 Oakmoor Tor multiple injuries suffered in a head-on automobile crash Ray D. Smith, Walnut Creek farm implement dealer, today held a $20,000 stipulated judgment against Pierre Havre, 17, son of a San Francisco importer. Avenue, Oakland, suffered the injuries on February 24, 1947, when Havre's car crashed into his on U.S. Highway 89 near Salida. The plaintiff had asked $76,123 damages. Havre is the son of Harold J. Havre, whose home is on Belvedere. i young fashions Jceyed to your 7e-anc-fimts ba larj cej b1 Ad Al to C. re; If the vis Sti fcU: 1 irri prrl C05 tio: CO! fori We th be. tick! sn eoir con i coir I the of 11 Inst bag that one lect wis-by OV.TI Ir for the amel cn roorl OCCLI rate eac! PRrt apart dwe morr $L50 rem not galk ever lecti 30 Wij pacitl reqU'I tv. -cci 30 ga rate charH gallo; Th. the that amer, City bage occup Th St St maim contrf-l propoj miscoTl wit The 25 yezl preser I years, Bdjusti month could cents cent i cost cl cisco Labor could mouth $1 fori REALLY 'TAKE I T' New Complaint of Poor Bus Service Complaint that busses serving the Lakeshore Highland area are "running at irregular intervals" and also do not operate after 7 p.m. or on Sundays today had been referred to the city manager for study by the City Council. The protest was made in a letter IF YOU DEMAND CLOTHES THAT CAN ing drainage facilities. FIRM OFFER TOLD City Engineer Frickstad also reported that the railroad had agreed to lower the present main line tracks at 85th and 98th Avenues at the time it constructs the additional ones. The future estimated cost to the Western Pacific will be approximately $11,000, he said. San Leandro Street will be 88 feet wide with acquisition of the 8-foot strip and Frickstad declared that bids for the work probably will be called within the next two months. The improvement will be completed before the end of the year. At the same time the council adopted a resolution directing the city enginer to prepare necessary to the council last night by 30 residents of the district who declared that "such a lack of service should not be tolerated." Petitioners suggested that "if the amount of traffic after 7 pjn. and on Sundays does not warrant busses up Mandana Boulevard that the Walla Vista bus come up over the Carlston proceedings for the vacation of 70th, 71st and 72nd Avenues be NO SUIT OFFERS SO MUCH AS tween Snell and San Leandro Streets. hill to Mandana." They said this These are crossings of the track which have never been, and never should be, open to traffic," Trick stad told the councIL He reported that the negotiations were involved because of the engi neering problems but that full agreement now has been reached would provide the same service formerly available through atreetcar operations. Signers of the petition were Dr. and Mrs. Melvin G. Hart, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cutter and Jack Cutter, Harold and Annie Wachs, Morton B. Lane, Helen Otterson, Forest M. and Mildred M. Naylor, Mary M. Tapp, Mildred J. and Patricia A. Johnson. James W. and Janice J. Joyce, Elizabeth Rutledge, Walter S. ahd Nonie E. Tread well, D. Norman ahd Ruth C. Cords, Mr. Lewis Kove, Ada A. Hill, Mrs. L. H. Applegate, S. H. Mulford, Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Piatt, Piatt, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Gray. USED SF1IIETS! 295 Council OK's Sale Of Treasury Notes Sale of $400,000 worth of U.S. I I '1 I 4- 1 llfH 1 1 fr- PIANOS REUTED Far Month an up Literal Rant Credit If Ym ley $1S Part Down Payment Pats Any Piano in Year Home. Budget the Balance en Easy Terms. Treasury fiotes to replenish funds; for financing bond issue projects was authorized last night by toe City Council Monies from the sale of the issue of bonds voted in 1945 were invested in 1 per cent interest bearing Series 1949 issue of U.S. Treasury notes, and the latter are being converted as the need arises for financing the projects. It was announced that $200,000 from the sale of the notes will be invested in the bond issue street construction fund and 1100.000 WEAR-RESISTANT SNAG-RESISTANT TEAR. RESIST ANT FADE. RESISTANT WRINKLE. RESIST ANT i A pure, hard-finished, heavy-duty, 3-ply Worsted that takes hard wear in stride, month after month! 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