Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on February 24, 1948 · Page 9
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 9

Oakland, California
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Tuesday, February 24, 1948
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Gale Dies Here; Rain Far Away Dry northerly winds, whlci felled tes and caused some damage in ;y area harbors as it reached gusts r' gale lorce. diminished today. --.ving siues ciear ana tne prospect i ne u o. w eauier bureau pre- . - w i luAathM ' - -re days. Small craft warnings .5 -.cd because of yesterday's wind t. ere hauled down. Tr.e wind had pulled boats loose f-c-n their moorings in yacht har-b and three barges r loaded with &er, Drone loose at Hunter's y -:-.t. but were recovered. Prop-e lops, however, was nominal. Southern California, where the t ' rd v. as more forceful, an airplane ci cs Grand Central Airport, and : other planes were damaged. S - iar destruction was reported at r-.er air fields and at least five E.Trbiies were smashed by top- t...' trees. Safe Yields $1014 Cash to Cracksmen Crackmen obtained $1014 from -'. - safe of the Dreisbach Box and L ..r.ber Company at 1080 23rd Ave r." last night Fcl ce said a rear door of the r .ni was pried open 6y the cracks- r ine saie la xne cilice was b'i ken open at the bottom by the u " cf hammers, wedges and bars Frank Dreisbach, owner of the T.-Tt. told police that $990 in silver k-i S24 in bills was missing, along ' h papers. Student Surprised to Find 'Lonely Hearts' Date Is With Police f "- V' nr 1 it -"?s . j r'Aftn' - r'i 3! Innocent Plea By Hypnotist WOMAN DRIVER KILLED IN HILL SKID; TWO HURT A woman tentatively identified as Kay Fuller, about 30, of 933 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, was killed lats night , when (an automobile she was dnvine skidded 75 feet down Hunters Hill MARTINEZ. Feb. 24. Donald Ed ward Hickok, 38, former Richmond; physiotherapist, pleaded innocent to day when he appeared before Su-j perior Judge Harold Jacoby for: arraignment on a morals charge in-J volving a 16-year-old Berkeley girU whom he allegedly hpynotired. jon Highway 40, Napa County, and Date for trial will be set MoncSay. ! crashed head-on into another car. Hickok was arrested in OrovSllej Two occupants of th; other car, 10 days ago and charged with the!Guido Vfcino, of 932 Union Street, offense which allegedly occurred . . , . . . in Richmond in April. 1946. ?fn Francisco. and his wife, Marie, The former church leader al- 34- v ere inured "id treated at jlegedly admitted the act to Deputy Va lie jo Community Hospital for (District Attorney The las McBride. bruises and possible fractures. declaring he had "hypnotized her." Two. women riding with the 'He said he learned hypn- 'sm from Vicnos were not hurt. They were a book over 15 years ago. (Mrs. R. Demigo, of 2214 Stewart ) Los Angeles authori'ies placed a Street, Berkeley; and Miss Rose jhold on him as a suspec in the mur-: Belloni, of 2400 Larkin Street, San Ider of Elizabeth Short after the! Francisco. Oakland Tribuge, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1948,0 irk 9, Oakland Locals of CIO Split Over Marshall Plan, Wallace Three locals of the CIO United 'the California executive board who Steelworkers Union are split today demanded removal of Harry Bridges o'er the California CIO's refusal to comply with national CIO policy supporting the Marshall Plan and opposing Henry Wallace. Locals 1798 and 1304 in the East-bay announced they will support the state organization. Pittsburg's Local 1440. however, decided to withhold its per capita tax to the California CIO until the latter group announces support to the national program. SUPPORT THIRD PARTY Local 1798 voted support to a third political party in California. as CIO regional director for North ern California. The local pledged' "full support to the regional director. and informed national CIO President Philip Murray that "any move to oust Bridges will be playing directly fnto the hands of employers." GIVEN ULTIMATUM Bridges, who is also president cf the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, was issued an ultimatum last week by national headquarters to comply with national policy. The action of the Pittsburg local it announced the magnificent re- was interpreted bv labor observers sponce of over 464.000 registered j as a "pressure move." forcing Mur voters to date. si(?nin th ivtitinn rav rials. V, (9i nnli; n i sheriff s office here sent out an all-; The woman, who was descnbedJto put the Independent Proereesive a rprpivT-.hir points bulletin. ias attractive and red-haired, was! party on the ballot, -justifies our; in th.t vt,, However. Hickok was eliminated thrown out of the car and hurled stand " Q j.-.l. .i from the "Black Dahlia" killing head first onto the pavement when after making a "perfect test" under the collision sprung open both the Berkeley Police Department lie doors of the car. detector. Questioned as to type of; She apparently died instantly, mutiliation, location and motfve. She carried no identification, but Hickok answered all questions-' the ownership of the automobile Thi is a section of th lounge at the Serenader, 504 Lake Park Avenue, after a $5000 fire swept the Interior of the building early today. Firemen, who called for an Investigation of the blaze, fought the flames for three hours. Tribune photo. j "satisfactorily," geles police. according to Los An- Cocktail Bar Fire Probed Battalion "Tire Chief John Byrne today called en Fire Marshal Fred Carlson for an investigation of a ! blaze that broke out in the Serena- THREE FINED $1400 FOR ILLEGAL DUCKS Federal Judge Dal M. Lemmon today fined three men. including an executive and a detective of an Oakland department store, a total of $1400, thereby setting the price of wild ducks (out of season) at more than $9 apiece. John Sullivan of 358 Lester Ave nue, the Oakland store executive. Examinations Set For County Posts Examinations tor the positions cf jWixson Sentenced To 75-Day Term ! Donald Wixson. 25. today was. sentenced to a 73-day term in the Ala-,meda Coun'y jail for violation of i probation granted last August. Wixson was ordered to tail by was traced to rlorace Daniels 01 1630 Davis Street, San Francisco, a garage employee, who said he gave the ear to Miss Fuller at 10 a m. Sunday to have it washed and has not seen her since. , Ceroner Charles E. Burchell of Napa said she had the name "W. D. Wooten" tattooed on one thigh and the name "Bob" tattooed on the other. Membership of 1,98 also de- of the state CIO. He will have au nounced steelworkers delegates to thorny to hire and fire its officers. LUMBER FIRMS, UNIONS FINED A seven-year-old anti-trust case, Mill and Lumber Company, all of involving Bay area lumber firms j Oakland, and the Loop Lumber and and unions, was closed today with: Mill Company of Alameda, both sides paying fines totalling Company officials, each of whom $68000. ,was fined $1000, included D. X. Federal District Judge James A. Edwards, 1706 Broadway. Oakland. Fee of Portland disposed of the Andrew Nelson of Richmond, and case yesterday in San Francisco Xels E. Nelson cf Havward. when he assessed $33 000 in fines aea;nst NSGW New Members PIEDMONT. Feb. 24 New mem- BERKELEY, Feb. 24. When a University of California major in criminology ahowed up yesterday to keep a "lonely hearts club" date hejder, a cocktail lounge, at 504 Lake . ur.a u aciuauy was wi:n pouce, ;Parke Avenue, inflicting more than; was fined $300 on two counts of vio-v. ho took Mm to jail. !$5000 damage. i lating the Migratory Bird Treaty The man, Herbert B. Rubenstem, ,; . A-s ; Act. and Owen Lewis, the Oakland I- rf 2914 Hillegass Avenue, mar-j Patrolman Henry Watchorn dis-, detective was fined $50 on r.ed and the iatner or a 2-year-old ; covered names snooting irom ine b--y. -is held for investigation of huildinp at a s m. nd ran? in the Pnl!i-f .TiiHse rhrt R Fnv f A Vi'U.. TX,nn t-1 X' 100 www samuary mapecior, sanuary i had denied a motion for a new trial i inspector, public health laboratory ! made by Attorney Raymond Fer- technician, and junior stenographer rario. have been announced by the Ala-j Judge Fox terminated the sus-meda County Civil Service Com-' pended sentence granted last Au-mission. j gust 20 when Wixson pleaded guilty Applications for the positions will 'to a drunk charge. be received up to 5 p.m. March 9. 1 Examination for the junior steno-!2 11 employer associations land 11 individuals. The AFL Car-ipenters Union. Its officers and (.several affiliates were fined $35,000 1at PriHav Native Sons of the Golden West. In imposing the penalties, ft, include Joseph OConnell A. C.!court hgld nd em eoer ir., neni j i. ntucr, nay Parker and Francis Wilson. They ployers had conspired to keep mill work and wood products from the .iuwus .! v. Vi team including' 1C11'"' "U1U,U"' eiuu president of the1,ilLCB- first alarm. one count. The heaviest fine was imposed on Sam A. Bohr.e. San Francisco rlnthinc msnnfnr'n-P" -a'"0 astff'. re'ty theft and bad checks here and :z A.bany. I P-lice identified him as an Albany! rpital .laboratory technician, part- paratus fought the blaze for three ; his Colusa ranch, which t e university student and odd job hour The nt-rp h-.i lri'n? was found in Sullivan's cir grapher's post will be held March; 20 at 9 a m. at 2090 Broadway. Time ! and place of examinations for the other positions will be announced later. were initiated in recent ceremonies , conducted by a He was arrested again February parlor: Frank Roemer. first vice-1 Each ol the iirms were lined wooo , vagrancy against Siegel be dropped. after he allegedly broke into a! president: William Gordan. second each- in the Eastbay include , Siegel is not related to the alaia Siegel Freed After Quiz on Slaying MIAMI BEACH, Fla.. Feb. 84 (JP) Hyman Siegel, 43, held for questioning in the gangland slaying in California of Benjamin (Bugsy) Siegel. was released yesterday by Municipal Judge Daniel P. Galen. Police requested that charges of home at 941 42nd Street and struck Mrs. Robert Hersch, 45. Wixson has demanded a jury trial on the drunk charge which resulted and it will open next Monday. vice-president; Cliiiora A. Amarai, " luuul "'- uw""" gamDier. third vice-president; Sal Campisi, Der Company. Hogan Lumber Com-. Detective Sam Frederick said Hy-marshal; Harry Sims, inside senti- pany. Smith Lumber Company, E. K. man Siegel admitted knowing Bugsy nel, and Bernard Dignan, senior; Wood Lumber Company, Zenith . Siegel but denied any knowledge past president. iMill and Lumber Company, Eureka of the slaying. Firemen with three pices of ap-jedly provided "the 150" duck5 f'r0ITi were gutted and two rooms upstairs and g ariener. r a. i - ii . i : a. ne was xracea aiier a comD a mi v-.- made by Mrs. Helen Ulke. of the roof was destroyed. 24! Sunnyside Drive. San Leandro. formerly of Berkeley, that after she c:3ed a "Dr. Rand" through the c.-.b she found her wristwatch r .:5sir.g from her home. Rubenstein denied taking the rvatch but police said he admitted passing a number of bad checks. One of these, in Albany in 1946. Chief Byrne said the flames appeared to have broken out behind the front door and near the bar. He said it was possible a cigaret left smouldering in overstuffed furniture might have caused the fire, but said the flames had made such head- Bohne was fined S350 on each of three counts for a total of $1050. A fourth man. Henry Schmidt, caretaker of Bohr.e'? rsnch. has pleaded guilty to similar charges in Sacramento and is a-v?.::r.2 action on request reportedly was for SloO for which; way by the time he bought a camera which he later .id for $35. Police said he admitted passing t.vo checks at Berkeley drugstores v.- -bin the last month, one for 520 sr.d one for $2o. 1 ;;r v "Ts.- " -v 'f I i !? 1 . I -',11 wanted an investigation. Patrolman Watchorn was cruising near the building when the owners, Cliff Coakley, 551 Valle Vista Ave-' nue, and Thomas Huohy, of Orinda, left at 2 a.m. They went downtown to a restaurant and returned at about the time the flames were discovered. The first alarm was telephoned and Patrolman WTatchorn called for additional apparatus when he saw the blaze. Firemen were called to the Olympic Hotel, at Second Avenue and East 12th Street, at 3:30 a.m. when James Little, 45, fell asleep while smoking in bed in his room on the fourth floor. His bed clothing and mattress were damaged, but Little escaped Injury and other tenants of the hotel were not awakened. Duke Has Operation LONDON. Feb. 24. The Duke of Gloucester, brother cf e arrived that he rung oeorge, unaerwer.i a minor operation on his foot today. Doctors said the operation will immobilize him for several weeks. Berkeley police lolled Herbert B. Rubenstein, 25, for Investigation of petty theft and bad checks after they found him through a 'lonely hearts club" date. Tribune photo. RIAL -- BEEF helps Waist-Hips-Thighs Look Years Younger with EXERCYCLE Now You Can RENT PtttftZ ftrf FLAVOR rot SOUP, STEW OR GRAVY, A GRAND HOT DRINK TOO I ASIC FOR OXO JjREV. HOWARD CARTER of England !J (j will speak each night x Tuesday thru Friday I; Feb. 24 to Feb. 27 at 7:30 sand Sun.. 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