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Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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1 "'w 1 ay I' Oakland Tri6une, Friday, Nov. 21, 1947 'FLOATING' OF LAW w. Matthews; Oldest: DCS; Death Takes Johh M. iBbniier, 72, GO-EDl HAVE ROLES IN BARD'S TRAGEDY VIOLATORS RAPPED Architect Dies Home Here at Prominent Shriner Civic Leader Avenue, graduate of Piedmont High will play the- role of one! nf th wttftiM and ShMfi AT HEARING Km 697 UMBrudvtr Public Stenographer Secretarial Service Aaneementa Xaasi tardt Perwaally Addrnt4 OatUaad It, Calif. HI ku( 4119, Macbeth," Shakespearean tragedy will be presented at Pomona College" daremont on December 11, 12 and 13, with two local girls in the cast John Bonner, 72, past poten SAN.

JOSE. Nov. 21. Grand Jury tate of the Aahmes Temple and daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

L. Sheets. 842 Rose Street Hayward, will play one of the ladies of the court investigation of the practice of Walter Mathews. 97,. "grand old man of Oakland, who was oldest living architect in the United States and last of the charter members of tie: Athenian-Nile Club, died at his home at 6422- Colby Street last night Jo A.

Gilberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. Gilberg, 472S Edgewood floating law violators out of town civic leader, -died of a heart attack early, this morning at Peralta Hos was recommended by Assemblyman 'Vernon Kilpatrick, chairman pital of the: Assembly Interim Committee on Jails -and Detention Homes, at Mathews, designer of many of Bonner was in seemingly good uatianas outstanding buildings. hearings fieije-yesterday.

health last night -at his home at Use Your Charga-Plate tor Faster, Easier Shopping was born hi Wisconsin. He came here in My, 1868, when Oakland The committee also heard testimony that children from the Santa 288 Lennox Avenue. He retired at abput 10 pm. and complained of 4 Clara County, Detention Home were given -psychological examination by afterl a.m. this awak Stanford University students.

Kilpatrick, seeking the end of the -practice of' "floating" vagrants ened: his wife, Mrs. Mabel Bonner, and told her he was having trouble breathing. The family doctor was called and Bonner was taken to the was called San Antonio. Before com-tefg West he had forked in an uncle's store in Chicago; where he recalled hi delivered packages to the widow of Abraham Lincoln, wKom he described in typical colorful Mathews style as a wfiolesome, woman who looked like a sack of potatoes with a string tied ground if HU father, also a builder, had by. giving them a choice of a jail 4 V- Xf i.

sentence or leaving tpwn, said the hospital as a precautionary move. sentence is i illegal, andt persons so sentenced fre not rbound to obey He died shortly after 3 a.m. In addition to his Shrine activi them- nor 'can imprisoned M. iith irjiQijStrtH ties, Bonner had headed many civic I- S'- I for fajlirrg to do "so. beeii in Oakland 5 in 1852, and 14 year later returned with his fam organizations.

He was president ofk the Oakland Chamber of Com "This "is a hand down from pioneer days and the Grand Jury ily i to begin the Construction that merce, the uaxiand notary should act to stop he said. the Athens Athletic Club, the His declarations were made after ended in a city. BUILT MANY BUILDINGS James Wybrew, a retired business iMathewfi greatest monument Js man, testified before the committee that Police Judge Percy O'Connor the I buildings that stretch Jroro had ordered as many as 15 men oit Shrine Luncheon Club, and the Bay District Association of Ice Cream Manufacturers. At one time he served as president of the West Coast Shrine Association, consisting of elected officials of seven Shrine temples in California, Oregon and Nevada. cue pna pi sroaaway to tee otner.

JAccbrHng to the reowdlhe de of. town at inie time after an agree ment with police. Walter J. Mathews signed all buildings on the north If lid ay dress -up time! i side of 14th Street, between Frank Several prisoners, selected at random from- tg San Jose jaiL were called as in surprise lift and Broadway. He built the ApisnianjNile.Club, the first Central Bar Building, the Bacon He was a member of Live Oak Commerce, the Oakland Commercial Club and formerly served as move.

Theyestified that there was no, heat in the jaO from 4 p. m. to BfifdingJthe Union Bank and Sav4lepfelidenK of ornia 7 a. 'm. and that only two blankets Building, fthe Immigration Lodge No.

485, F. and A. Scottish Rite Bodies; and Oakland Lodge No. 171, B.P.O.E. Besides his widow Bonner is survived by his daughter.

Mrs. Ruth Blind, in Berkeley. were given eact prisoner. Earlier, Building pn Angel, Island, and many the committee visited the 7Q-year- oc tneanost notable homes on both Little girls like to look their prettiest, too for all the parties 'round Santa Claus rime. Higgins, and two grandchildren.

Jack and Betty Higgins. Services will be held Monday at 2 p. m. at the Scottish Rite Temple, John M. Bonner Just last May members of Athenian-Nile Club gathered at the Colby Street address, for a birthday party in the garden of Mrs.

Edith Job, at whose liome Mathews lived for several years, to celebrate his 97th birthday with good friends, good food, good rye, and the good cigars that Mathews was seldom without. Surviving hlnl are a daughter, Mrs. Hope Johnson of Oakland: six 1547 Oak Street, under the auspices of the Live Oak Lodge. Entomb sides of lth Bay. jHe was general superintendent of the: Oakland Civic Auditorium and consulting architect pr the HjoteHOakiand, and to the last his remarkable memory enabled him to recall each blueprint, -each bit of construction that went to build the" city ht loved.

ABROAD (Mathews studied 'tor his profes old jaij. The lmlssion that detention home children were examined by Stanford' students was made by Dr. Maude Merrill James, professor pf psychology, who is the wife of Superior Judge William F. James, also the juvenile court judge. Dr.

James denie that the children were' wer brought into classrooms, but jgiid that senior students had worked with on psychology matters to aid the juvenile court ment will be at Mountain View Mausoleum. A4. Tiny $ue is all starry eyes ia hct rayon, party dress with puifed sleeves 'Sizes 1 3. Ballet to Commence Forum Artist Series Bettina Jiosay and Oleg Tupine will be" featured when Alicia Mar-kova and Anton Dolin present their ballet company tonight at the. Oak grandchildren, Stanley Johnson and Dope Law Violator 6ets Prison Term Mrs.

Marion Julius of Lafayette; sion in Pans and London, and maintained a partnership with hi B. Sister Betsey loves to show off the full skirt of print Murrey Johnson of San Francisco, Henry J. Rodriguez, 43, of 1301 land Auditorium Theater. The Elliott Johnson of Oakland; Earl dress. Velvet bow.

7-14. Henley of New York and program, is to begin at 8:30 o'clock, will open the 1947-1948 father until 1888 when he founded his own architectural office." Besides being the last charter member and first president of the Athenlan-Nila Club. Mathews was. Mary Jane Ottenger of Buffalo, 62nd Avenue, whose record contains 21 prior misdemeanor arrests, wis sentenced to State Prison for a to six-year term today when he N.Y. and two -great-grandchildren.

season of the Oakland Forum Artist Bright-eyed Tina is nue, Mary Victoria and Hope Seues. Old Fire Horse PAULS VALLEY, Okla. Nov. 21 (U.R) Jim Stufflebean resigned from the rPauls. Valley Fire Department after serving' 20- years.

Whenl an alarm sounded -two days later he was in Uiere pitching. He said he just- cpin't resist, helping out 5 with the late Joseph Ghirardelli, a Julius. appeared before Superior Judge Ed Miss Rosay, a native of Denver, warm in her wool coat; cape shoulders, swing back. 3 to 6. Funeral services will be held at wasthe prima ballerina with the ward J.

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