Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on May 14, 1952 · Page 15
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 15

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it I Prill Fete Plans Expand As More Entries Pour In 'I ''V' 1 i - - I ' - ? . f 4 v ! ft , s r S f ' PATSY SPEER . Champion MaorU Due to the heavy entry list two more performance! have been added to the Oakland Centennial Drum and Drill Festival billed this week-end at the Oakland Moose Club, 1423 Alice Street . Glenn Warner, chairman of the event, announced that more than 100 entries have, been received from throughout North ern California, necessitating matinee competition Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Originally the festival had been slated for Friday and Saturday nights only. Mayor Clifford Rishell will of ficially open ' the competition Friday at 8 p.m. Participating in the opening ceremonies will be William Fermando, governor of the Oakland Moose: and Dons Johnson, president of the Drum and Drill " Association of North ern California. "Drum corps, drill, teams, majorettes and individual drummers will compete for lop prizes in the rhythmic thunderf est,' Warner reported. . The Oakland Weldonians will present an exhibition as one of the Friday night highlights. All events through Sunday after noon will be free of charge to the public. Judging for the competition will be under direction of the All-American Judges Association. V S3 'ft - ' i " I I ' hi " : rk TribCM ykt This crock drill team of the Berkeley Eagles Aerie No. 1423 auxiliary will take part in the Oakland Centennial 'drill team exhibition beginning Friday at the Oakland Moose Club. Team'members (from left) are Thelma Gerard Helen Boyd, Helen Minster, Ekdns Armstrong and Clara Greenwood. Gang Slaying Hint In Dynamite Death UP;PER SANDUSKY, O,, May H-UV-.Local, state and federal officers today stepped up efforts to learn the identity of a man whose dynamited bod, .. . , -.-nd near here. Remains of the victim's body were found Monday in an isolated woods. He had been shot through the head before his body was blown apart Jbes of his fingers were shaved in an attempt to prevent identification. Police officers theorized it was s "gang killing or done by some ex-convict Old Friend No Friend DAYTON, Ohio, May 14. (m When an old friend showed tip at the home ef Mr. and Mrs. Syl van Seaman and asked to stay for the night the Seamans said- sure. The next morning Seaman awoke and found the old friend had gone. So had Mrs. Seaman's billfold, containing $58. - , V .. . -T Blunt TV & Radio 1044 0 St., Hyw, 1X1 ma S-47 I fffi 102nd Year slP - V. , ( JU Quality First SHALL spurns At & Special Price si I &cd Tenss V7h!l3 Thsy Las! W rcmaOr bought a thtpnarnt ef tlMM petit eonvtational 64-iMit rpinrta. Mad aapadally for apartmaata, itadaata, country houaaa and almllar uaea. Thalr quality of to&a l pleaalnc and th action Usbt and rcapoaaiT. : Van mM km fm a TMir mt leaa and than exchant for a hatter niano. Wa allow every tbiac paid ea sriaeipal 1 audi aa excaaaee Thene wttl set last lone. a thla price a. If intereated doot 4elr seatas thaa. A new ahipaBent IMS Von ener aptaatath world a fia-eat pluoo lor the bom. EXCHANGE your piano on our Fair Allowance Plan. You get Kohler & Chase quality. You pay less difference. You can make smaller payments. Come and see! , - $t A K:3TB Or tea eae far SS araajk. Kalf vear raat ea eactaae aUawed aa amrabaaa ef ANT iaae we aaUL , , Theme Song for J I Br ' 5 City Centennial Released on TV Oakland the Beautiful," theme songi for the Oakland Centennial observance, was released yester day, 1 Leo Baum, special events chairman said. . The author Is Mrs. Adeline E. Hewitt, 4012 Lyon Avenue. The publisher, is Ray Meany. It is Mrs. Hewflt s eighth song that has been published. . Del. Courtney. introduced the number on his television show. over KPDC . He is also featuring the num ber currently at the Hotel Clare- mont where he is appearing with his orchestra. Mrs. Hewitt wrote, Galleys and Mountains out West, which was used in the California Cen tennial Pageant- in 1948. Her first national record re leased came out in February Once Too Often" Intra State Records with Redwood Rangers. Her first published song was Solon Now," a prize winner in 1944 NBC competition in Holly wood. "Oakland the Beautiful" ap peared in the July issue of -The Hit Parader," popular music magazine. Dog Up Tree. MISSOULA, Mont., May 14. (m -It might not be news when firemen rescue a cat that's stranded in a tree hut when the animal victim happens to be an 80-pound Labrador it is. Local firemen said the dog apparently had been carried to a tree house 20 feet in the air by some boys who huilt the perch.. Sayings of Murdered Hindi; Student Go to State Treasury BERKELEY, May 14. Some time in July the meager savings account of a" Hindu student at the University of California will be turned over to -the State Treasurer under terms of California's abandoned property law. The sum of $142.73, inactive in the main Berkeley branch of the American Trust Company since January, 1931, will be declared abandoned. That is the amount left by Sant Ram Pande, Hindu student whose body, nude and headless, was found lashed to a tractor wheel in March, 1931, in a creek bed near Rio Vista. EXPECTED DEATH Police at the time laid Pande's death to a Hindu murder ring which claimed 14 lives between 1927 and 1931. The student, of 1922 Oxford. Street, supplied his fingerprints to the State Bureau of Criminal Investigation a week before his death. He expected to be killed, authorities at the time related, because of his pro-British leanings in disturbances over the Ghandi movement in India. Pande's education twas financed by a Hindu- merchant in Marys-ville. When an attempt was made on the life of the merchant's son, Pande pledged himself to run down the killers. i He withdrew from school, obtained a gun permit, and placed his fingerprints on file. FANATICS BLAMED Murders occurred periodically in California, committed, authorities said, by a fanatical group of supporters of the Ghandi liberation movement. i ' Pande, 27 at the time of his death, had been missing a month prior to discovery of his body. When he was found, it was estimated he had been dead two weeks. ' . i Since then, according to American Trust Company officials, there has been no valid claim for the savings account he left. . 3 Executed for Robbery Slaying TRENTON, N-T., May 14 Three convicts walked calmly to New Jersey's electric chair last night and paid for the holdup-killing of a Newark tavern patron. L, They were Clarence Smith, 41, and Frederick Bunk, 28, both of Newark, and Robert Jellison, 26, of Union Beach. The three had been in the death house since March 8, 1949. They were convicted for the killing of Peter Newcomb, of Orange, during a 1948 holdup at the Penn Tavern In Newark. Subway Attacker Scared Off by Train . NEW YORK, May 14. (B-S-A purse - snatcher dragged a 21 year-old woman from a subway platform early today and tried to attack her on the tracts, but he was scared off by an incoming train. .The woman, Norma Doninger, attractive red - haired student, tc'.! police she scarcely had: time to press herself against a wall of the tube as the train sped into the station. Her attacker fled with her purse. Oakland Tribune, Wednesday, May 14, 1 952 D 15, " . jE 1. I'tak :' f 3 : avK-- aajL wv.",5 i V ,v 1 III ( a y fmirJ Vy- r h - w 1 , ... '.!.. aJ ?" fi ml , .fa.wt'w.-riiii.i i ii I l .. i a III ll'liT,s Z0t0 75 PINT 1.75 I ! 1 1 1 1ft n i i u - u rr IT J aaaaiaBBBjB ... .. J' f QUALITY-BUILT i Jinn oirirn r l kHIfll VIIIIIU i with Snack Trav All steel frame, oally striped drill cover in choice of three colors trimmed with 2W white fringe. . 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