Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on May 23, 1948 · Page 8
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i 1 1 h f f f I: I I Oakland Tribune, Sunday, May 23, 1948 Reg istration in County Drops A drop in tha announced total number of registered voter in Alameda County is reflected in a down of voters qualified to ballot in the June 1st primary, which was released yesterday by the County Clerk's office. Joseph ft. Kingston, registration clerk, said that duplication, re-regia-tration and a review of eligibility showed that the County's total waa cut from 382,278 to 387,825. Of this new figure Oakland's 8S6 precincts showed a list of 209,111 voters. With 267 precincts aetnjp, Berkeley, has a registration of 69,637 as the next largest voting area. Alameda has 130 precincts with 30,382 .voters. Hie county's other seven principal cities show this breakdown: Albany. 37. precincts. 9259 voters: Piedmont, 31 precincts, 6591; Emeryville, seven precincts, 1896; Liver- more, eight precincts, 1899; Fleasan-ton, three precincts, 941; Hayward, 23 precincts, 4850 and San Leandro, 58 precincts, 12,985. For the six Assembly Districts this registration is shown: Thirteenth, 59,587; 14th. -60,395; 15th, 63.572; 16th, 56,107; 17th, 66.697; and 18th, 61.471. POLITICAL NOTES AND COMMENT OF E ASTBAY INTEREST On the baala of bia Record of eeomDllihments on highway and waif are problems -S u p e r v 1 o r Thomas E. Caldecott bas been given the endorsement-of the Alameda County Retail JDruggist Associa tion. ' Announcement that the organization would, give 4h incumbent lta all-out support wa4 made yesterday by Ralph Marks, .president : America, and sergeant at arms of the national organization. Malcolsupointed to Itiborg's put-standing" war record as a paratrooper, declared that his program is "sound and progressive" and expressed belief that "the Nation needs rriborg and more men. like him.- Candidates endfoTWd';by the Alameda County Democratic Campaign Committee ifcave ifceen announced by Dr. Galen Dniry and Mrs; Adah Dodge, co-chairmen. They include: Buell Gallagher, seventh Congressional District; Rep. George P.- Miller, Sixth Congressional District; Assemblyman Fran-cia Dunn, 13th Assembly District; E. Vernon, 14th Assembly District: John IL- Bittman, 15th Dis trict; Jay A. Williams, -18th Dis trict. - ; -.: - Gallagher, Bittman and Vernon have all cross-filed IPP. ' The committee made no choice in the 17th Assembly District between Raymond Colliver and W. Byron Rumford. saying it would be "proud" to see either elected. No endorsement was made In the 18th Assembly District Mayor Al Lacoste, of Emeryville, and Jake Croter, Oakland business man, lormer Oakland city treasurer and a former member of the State Assembly, are among the latest to pledge their support for the re election of Supervisor Clifford Wixson in the Fifth District, his headquarters reported yesterday. J. Robert Friborg, candidate for Congress in the Sixth District, yes terday received the endorsement of James A. Malcolm, president of the Oakland chapter of War Dads of Leet, John Felton Turner, Enrico Dell Osso, Cyril W. McClean, Franklin Stark, B. E. Kramer, Josephine Blackford, A. J. Mathebat, Everett J. Brown Jr., Joseph A. Murphy, A. Hubbard Moffitt Jr., Shej&f H. f. reason, uistrici Aiiorney-j. Frank Coakley and Justice Homer R. Spence, of the California Su preme Court. with the campaign committee for Edward Robey, 13th Assembly District candidate, in sponsoring a din ner meeting tonight at a restaurant at 150th Avenue and East 14th Street J. E. Hood will be chairman of the evening, and Joseph' Schenone, of Livermore, will deliver the principal address. Richard Chamberlain Jr., past commander of the American Legion, Department of California, has been named chairman of a veterans committee working for the re-election of Superior Judge Frank M. Ogden. The juriat, a veteran of World War I, has served as an Alameda County Superior Judge for the past 18 years. With Chamberlain on the committee are: Ben L. Moyers, W. Gatz,-mer Waggoner, Edward M. Jaffa, all past district commanders of the American Legion; Malcolm N.' Champlin, commander, and Homer Buckley, a past commander of the American Legion; Frank H. Gon-salves, commander. Department of California, Veterans of Foreign Wars; James K. Fisk, Dr. Robert S. The Veterans Committee for Good Government has completed plans for the final phase of its campaign for election of Douglas Sweeney to the Board of Supervisors from the Fifth District according to Enrico Dell Osso. secretary. Dell Osso pointed out that Sweeney, born and raised in the district, is a North Oakland busi ness man and a veteran of World War II, having served in the Alas kan campaigns. Sweeney, he said, "is an example of the movement of young men toward public office, and shows the courage, intelligence, ability and willingness to accept responsibili ties of public office." Leo W. Cumbelich. Fifth Super visorial district candidate, will address a jneeting of the Clawson r-iA at tne scnooi next Tnursaay night his campaign headquarters reported yesterday. He will discuss the proposal for a county imanager form of government Dr. Galen H. Drury, co-chairman of the Alameda County Democratic I Campaign Committee, is supporting Henry Meehan for election . to the Board of Supervisors from the Fifth District, Meehan's headquarters said yesterday. Members of the Non-Partisan Good Government League will join regular meeting of the Sixth District Townsend Clubs, according to a note from that organization. The time and place of the meeting were not given. Herbert W. Erskine John r stir- rat Clifton Hildebrand and Heber James Brown are taking an active pari in tne campaign of Jay A. Williams. 16th Assembly district candidate, according to Frank E. Swan, campaign co-ordinator. Local 866 of the AFL American Federation - of- Teachers has en dorsed Assemblyman George Miller Jr., for election to the State Senate, according to Ralph Phelps, presi dent In announcing action of "the unit. Phelpr issued a lengthy statement extolling Miller's record as an as semblyman. Leslie J. Freeman, Sixth Con gressional District candidate, will address the Contra Costa Knights Political League Thursday night at Richmond, according to an an nouncement. He will be introduced by Dan Gibson, president. Assemblyman Francis Dunn Jr., will be the guest speaker at today's In addition to a series of indi vidual endorsements the past week, Raymond R. Colliver's campaign neaaquaners nas announced re ceipt of pledges of support from the Citizens Non-Partiaan Progressive Club and the North Oakland Demo cratic Club. Robert L. 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