The Lawton Constitution from Lawton, Oklahoma on August 23, 1963 · Page 18
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TALL STRUCTLTRES RISE. Downtown buildings of San Francisco stand straight and tall above area devastated by the 1906 earthquake and fire, with other buildings being added. The 43-story Wells Fargo building, sched- uled for completion in 1966, is to rise to left of the telephone building at center. Frame at right is an additional office building for the telephone company. Behind it is the new all-glass Zellerbach building. (AP Wirephoto) San Francisco Buildings Suddenly Spurt Upward By WILLIAM C, HARRISON SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco builders. probably mindful of the 1906 earthquake disaster, refrained for half a century from erecting tall structures in the city. Now, suddenly, they are reaching for th? sky. The city's building code is strict --but doesn't limit height. A 43-story Wells FarRo Bank buildins when completed early in 3966, will tower 561 lo-ot above Montgomery Street in the financial district. Planners say it will fte taller than any building west of Texa?, For many years the cily's two tallcsi buildings barely nuflscri 435 feel. No one is quiie sure what's behind the new spurt upward. Some say il's a vigorous economy and a peninsula-bound city-- i about -15 square miles--with no I direction to grow but upward. i Alfred Goldherc, assistant superintendent of the civy's bureau of building inspection, declares, "What's happening is, the East is ! moving out here." ! Says "as Eastery firms expand I into the West they bring their ! building ideas with them." | Goldberg says at least seven of: fice buildings in the late planning . siase or under construction in the ciiy \\-ill average 30 slories. Taller and taller apartment houses arc : crowning -- and crowding -- res- I idential hills. ; Could the cily be laving itself open to possibility of another 1906 . disaster? Goldberg laughs at the idea. The cily learned its lesson i too well, he says. "San Francisco should come through another earthquake like 1906 very well," comments Goldberg, a civil engineer. "There ! would be some cracking of walls i and glass, gingerbread breaking I off. minor damage of that sort. ; But the buildings should stand." Goldberg's view, reflected by ; other civic authorities, is ground- : ed on San Francisco's rigidly en- : forced building code and her mi surance underwriters' fire rating. i Building construction meets lat; eral force requirements. Goldberg : notes, that have become world | standards 'or quake resistance, i Framing and other components I are tied together so stoutly that : a building theoretically will sway : as a unit ralher than break up un- 1 der quake stress. fesf Bon Hearings 4 Balancing Act He calls San Francisco "probably the most lire conscious cily in the United Stales," with a code ! requiring a comprehensive lire ; prelection system built into its ; structures. I "Cou won't find a wood shingle · roof in I own," sayR Goldbcrc. | "Roofs arc often tested by a c t u a l l y .; dropping [laming brands on Uicm : --and Ilicy'd better not catcll fire." ; The cily m a i n t a i n a special high pressure auxiliary w a t e r sup. ply sj-siem t h a t can be lied into ihe rcEtilar system quickly on fire ; department orders. In addition, there are 152 cis- . terns under slrale^ic street inlcr- | sections containing more than 10 , million gallons of n'aler for us-j in I lire fishtinjr, i Ten public swimming pools arc ( e q u i p p e d with special valves lo ! make their walrr available for ; fire ficnlini* in emergency. By .7AMKS M.VRWW Aswc'imod Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP)--A double general blessing and a dou- Jl reaches Ihc Senate. It's happening now lo President Kennedy's l i m i t e d nuclear tcsl-ban treaty with Kussia. Ho naturally endorsed it when he senl it to the Senate which has the task of approving or kill- ins it. Some senators were immediate critics, u'ith questions and misgivings, although they were outnumbered by those in favor. Next came tho blessing from clear \voapons and will remain that way. ban or no ban. So far it was a solid front in favor. Then Gen. Maxwell D. Tay' lor. chairman o£ the Joint Chiefs : of Staff, along wilh (he chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force, lined up behind tho treaty. But then the first little crack showed. Gen, Curtis LoMay, chipf ol staff of the Air Force, said he would have been acainst the treaty if. it hadn't already been 1 signed. This was hardly a hearty 1 endorsement. Another high officer I was even more sour. ! Gen. Thomas S. Power, Slra- flatly opposed, had their say. r without a omcr AEC Chaimwi Lewis Bu? the'heai-mfrs'now'aro'almo^ | ^ a ? tl ? hus ^ ssed -^LTT S^^l^i^ ! ^Hl^r 5 winners, outnumber the oppo-! ^ ^» they had answered T'le Ke°S. ad^tS^M ^ TTMISb^ f xS?"p^ not* d^urbTn^Va TMome r of Those i TM iliner - f^^ ^ Strauss. Avho showed less than full en- i ^ ^hg /n^he^si Jnu^eK which is chiefly engaged in weapons development. But Dr. Edward Teller, often credited with beinj; ihc father of the H-bomb and consistently; against a test ban, was against this one. So was Dr. John S.! Foster Jr., director of the Lawr- j once Radiation Laboratory at Ber- j Vclcy, Calif. Dr. Willard F, Libby, a Nobel! Prize winner and a former m e m - ' her of the AEC. reluctantly approved but expressed concern thai ': American ·development of the peaceful uses ol the atom m i g h t : be hampered by the ban. j Tie !onTMer the hcaiinRs po on, ] t!ie longer the balancing act. In j ihe end, ihc Senate will have to : balance the whole business and : decide whether to approve. ! From the bcKinning it has seemed sure the Senate would an- i prove. It still seems that way. ! Business Directory · INSURANCE But so far the testimony has! TMTM.. came the soenllsls on ·boon a balancing act. " i b °* sldros .Y, ,,,, ,, 1VI ,, ,,, Generals balanced generals, the i ^ w ° ° l ,i hc TM 5 rcHa I° ld Brown chairman of the Atomic Energy dnd Dr ' Noms E ' Bradbur '- TMP- Commission balanced the testimony of a former chairman of the AEC, and scientists balanced sci- INSURANCE ported the treaty. Brown is the Pentagon's chief scientist and director of defense and research on- FREE Nolan- PAUIUNG FOR SALE 111" Oak. Avc. -- Nice 2-BR. tile bath, attached garage. J500 will liandle this. 901 Park -- House. four 3-rm, apLs. Total 23 rwnis. C Ixilhs. cyclone fence. All furnished, 3- car carage. H.OCO will handle. 1-MS N. 40th. nice 3-BR brick home, belli fl'.j). double gn- rage, beaulifully located, close io big shopping center. Price, S1G.OOO. A nice buy. 1901 Andrews. 3-BR, tillached garage. Priced 59,950.00. 5500 wi]J handle. 152-Acrcs land, well improved. 1 mile from Fletcher. Okla., on Hi way. 60-Acrcs oil royalty. 163-Acrcs school land with 'I-BR house, close lo Mariow. Okla. 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Then Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, with an im- torial waters off. Kwanctung and prcssive display of irJormation, Fulcien Province," the New China . flatly said the United Slates is I News Agency said in a broadcast superior TO the Russians in jiu-' monitored here. SEE THE FINEST SELECTION OF USED CARS GUARANTEED - RECONDITIONED! '61 Plymouth Savoy VS 4-Door--Radio, Heater, Powcrfllle. One owner. Low Mileage. Nice. '61 Volkswagen Sun Roof 2-Door--Radio, Hejitcr, One Owner. Local car. Really like new. '61 Ford Falcon 4-Door--Hcntcr. One 0«7ier. A real sharp economical car. See II. '3D Rambler- Deluxe 4-Door--Healer. Economy nt a Bargain Priced la Sell NOW. '37 Chevrolet 8 Cyl Z-Dour--Heuler. Standard Trans, So clean it looks like new. Drive It. '57 Ford Custom 300 Cyl. 2-Door--Radio, Healer, New Tires. Sec It. Von will like it. AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS -- ALL MAKES EXPERIENCED MECHANICS ADOLPH FIETZ MOTOR CO. Sad and Gore Dial EL5-1792 to 5 GOOD'. 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