Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on December 29, 1950 · Page 12
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n Chr.l Tribune, Friiay, Dec. 29, 1950 Civil Defense Recruit Drive Picks Up; Thousands Needed Oakland's civil defense orjgani-i organization before members of. lation is gathering momentum to- the East Oakland Kotary ciuD. day, with new recruits reported j P.G. and X electrical shop J signing up during the holiday porkers will hear defense talksj period for fire, police and warden at ; terfes of four meetings', services. , ; . 4 planned for January 8 .and 9 at But we still have a long way to j shop. th stret nd HoIUs j go," Lloyd A. Shellabarger, co- BERKELEY SETS . DRILL ON AIR RXlD WARNING VITH A PULLMAN FOSTER ordinator of the Disaster Council, declared. . He said that while 272 men lAvenue. Disaster Council headquarters in the Plaza Hut will be open throughout the day tomorrow to ua" .r fire and warden services, it is an-; volunteer .fire force, 2500 " nounced . , ; ; needed. j ,--- y, ,' . U FIREMAN III HOLDUP la.a nave signea up. inert are now co men ana women officially listed in the warden files, while at least 10,000 are needed. "In other words, we need 17,000 volunteers, and now have about; 3000," Shellabarger said. VOLUNTEER NEEDS Actually, the number of volunteers needed in Oakland's civil defense effort may go as high as 33,000, the Federal Government! where he Is held In lieu of $6000! having predicted that at least 10 bail. He was arrested Tuesday at per cent of the population will ' his apartment at 740 Oakland have to be trained in defense if; Avenue shortly after the chain American cities are to survive ; reported the robbery with enemy attack. the loss of $1338. , Atomic defense training classes 'onn" fireman admitted to for disaster council volunteers! he..,!s0 ,robbtd iCTooer m wnen ne oowinea $1700. Originally set for this morning. CASE QUITS FORCE . Fire Chief James H. Burke revealed today he has accepted the resignation of Hose man William Leroy Payne, 29, charged with two counts of armed robbery at the Safeway Store at 780 54th Street Payne submitted his resignation yesterday from the City Jail, Payne's arraignment has postponed until January 4. will resume next week in four Oakland Evening High Schools. Open only to city employees and those who have enrolled as wardens, volunteer firemen or) through the Disaster Council, i Radio Presented Plaza Hut, 14th Street and San PlwpectOT Merle Longnecker ofjTO jtflCKeil OfflCST the Oakland Police Department will give another talk on police methods in McClymonds High School auditorium January 9. Active throughout the holiday season are members of the Disas ter Council Speaker Bureau, been many of them members of the Oakland Junior Chamber of Commerce. Tomorrow at 8 p.m. Bob Henderson will talk before members of the Japanese Seventh Day Adventist Church, " Brookhurst and Grove Streets. Today at 1 p.m. Joe T ernes explained the urgency of the civil defense Stricken with polio two weeks ago. Bay Bridge Toll Sgl Colin "Scotty Heron, 43, of Richmond, is now recuperating at Children s Hospital in Sao Francisco. To "keep him company" during his recovery, he has a new radio presented by fellow workers on the San Francisco-Oakland span, where Heron went on duty the day the bridge opened in 1938. Heron, who is a life member of the Sierra Club, lives at 1254 South 58th Street, Richmond, with his wife, Betty, and their daughter, Betsy, SV. BERKELEY, Dec. 29. Berke ley . will join with Albany and Kensington next Friday in a prac tice air raid warning. The test will be the first for Berkeley and Kensington. Albany staged its initial "rehearsal" this morning. Berkeley had planned its test for today but delayed it a week in order to "mobilize city employees. CoL Thomas F. . McCarthy, Berkeley's civl defense director, announced next Friday's test will be held at It ajn. Sirens and whistles will sound in all parts ot the" city to determine if there! are any "deaf spots. BED- ALEKT BLAST I The "red alert will consist of a i three-minute warbling or; rising and falling blast to be followed by a "white" all-clear a series of three steady, one-minute blasts . interrupted by silent periods of two minutes each. The warning will go forth from two sirens, a powerful electric one on the Hall of Justice in Central Berkeley and another atop Grizzly Peak; steam sirens at the Univemmo California power plant and California Ink company at Sixth and CameUa Streets and a steam whistle at the waterfront plant of Colgate-Palmolive Peet Company. , , Albany s warning devices con sists of a large siren atop the firehouse ajSan Pablo Avenue and Washington Street, another to be sounded via the public ad dress system at Golden ,! Gate Fields and a steam whistle at the Western Regional Research Laboratory. In Kensington a siren has been installed on the firehouse, while two fire trucks have been equipped with battery-powered sirens. RESERVE SIRENS - - In event Berkeley is not "covered," City Manager Ross Miller reports that two electric sirens now held in reserve will be utilized. All Berkeley municipal employees have been recruited in a check-up program. Members of their families will report as to whether the warning was heard. McCarthy said reports also will be welcomed from residents of the dry, who are asked to send post cards to the director of disaster planning in the Hall of Justice. .-"' y y y "Are you sure I'm In the wrong '. "Porter. . . you stop that berth?" man snoring . . OvrricM Kim I.UrvrteM Snrfteto "How about rounding vp torn ' boys for a social game?" ::: at Karlsruhe, Germany. At the FA CTDAI IC CCTATC cm te United States In 1939 A, JlKAuj LjlAlL after managing his father's bank VALUED AT $130,536 A valuation of $130,538 today was placed on the estate of Frederick A. 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