Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on April 17, 1953 · 10
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 10

Oakland, California
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Friday, April 17, 1953
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10 E OakUnd Tribune, Friday, April 17, 1953 Council Told No Double Tracks CURTAINS! OLD FRANKLIN THEATER MAKES A DRAMATIC EXIT For Union Street Railway The Oakland City Council today had the assurance of the Oakland Terminal Railway that the company has no intention of AAa w i w i w v ft s4 St 1 1 Vn 1 A gotiajing with the City Council for a freight franchise on Union Street between Fifth and 12th Streets. Tribaa b(a br Cbrli KJoberh aod Bill Craacb Thit five-story concrete tower iH and smashed to rubble new building on the site ol the old Franklin Theater. The past Cablet were connected to windlasses which pulled yesterday, scatterinc; sp-e-cators and showering nearby cars tower, midway between Franklin and Webster and 15th wilh rocks, as wreckers pulled 11 down to make way for a and 17th Streets, supported the theater water tank in days the structure down with a roar and a shower of dust The theater was built in 1915 as the Bishop Playhouse. dowTi Union street or forcing Qltf Retains Parking any residences to move if the'Rllles On Saturdays franchise it seeks from the city is granted. The company, in a letter from its president, F. B. Whitman, said in a letter to the council that the single track proposed in the present draft of the franchise will be Oakland, unlike San Francisco, will continue to enforce parking regulations on Saturday afternoon in the city due to the heavy traffic conditions, Capt. W. W. Vernon, head of the Traffic Divi sion, said today. Captain Vernon pointed out in the center of Union Street jthat since San Francisco's action and no street alterations will en- ffw iavs. W e Oakland iraiiic division nas Deen iiooaea croach on private property. Whitman pointed out the operation will be in the night hours and will not interfere with children at Cole School. Whitman said "any rumors that we have plans for the acquisition of private property along Union Street are completely false." The company is currently ne- with calls from residents asking if Oakland would take the same action. "'sss. He reported he had taken the matter up with the Mayor's Traffic Adjustment Committee and it refused to recommend any such measure to the City Council. lAVAnraflU APPLIANCE HMininiru YV DOWNTOWN STOat onrn uut w xma . tor owurr tmunat I , tonr - . - - mmn mm nwi HH n) UnM Maximum year round warmth at minimum cost can be yours when vou heat your home with ' a Frastr Gas Furnace that can be controlled with the flick of a thermostat. Both dual wall or floor models are ideal ton Bay Area homes. Immediate installation. iow 7950 with thermostat NOTHING DOWN, is little as 1.23 weekly ow Bud'aot Termst SUNDAY PREVIEW r Parade to Spotlight Local News Features Are you cunoas about Oak-ir.i publsc schools? About fjh:r, hereabou'j? Travel in f:re:zn lar.ds? Ookir.g individual p-:t rcasM? Modern horr.e and hcrr.e decorations? V."crk vy Wal artiste? Iru to plant, and how to grow it? Vej? Next Sur.day'i Tribur.e Is your dah- Here's a brief lok-se: Oakland's annual fishir.2 drby. Th.e 34th annua! Oakland Pubhc Schoc'j week. RcV.7 Langley. garden ex-prt. djcojjei a Irge variety ci the popular iris. Ls S:p. camera cr-IumnLst, d-sou.55 a new developing technique for 4x5 negatives. A tour cf a San Lcandro hcrr.e jujt completed. Martha Lee, Tribune cooking columnist, with a story concerning the cocking cf very special pot roasts. A story cf Richmond's second art show, a pretty special affair. Vxd Soanr-s digging back into the pat for some amui-lr.g anecdotes of the theater. And a reprint cf a Think Nothing of If story by the late Earle Ennis. presenting, this time, an Ennisonian view on proverbs. These, along with stories of the ?ocial world and local and world news coverage, are to be found in the main section of the paper. The magazine. Parade, has its own particular bundle cf features. Amoni them: The story of the brave members of Oakland's Indoor Sports Club and the curious tale cf a young man, an ex-sol d 1 e r, making his way through the University of California on butterfly wings. Nationally and internationally. Parade presents a scientist's list of pace-time uses for atomic energy; closeup pictures of the eyes of the men who now rule the Russians, an amusing story about what a pitcher and a catcher talk about when they interrupt a game for a meeting on the pitcher's mound. Of special interest to women: A Parade article called "Sew it Yourself," telling of a summer outfit which can be made at home in a day. J r-r Dinner Dance Set By Italian Group The Italian American Federation cf the Eastbay will hold its fourth annual Presidents" Din-r.er-Dance tomorrow .night at Ligure Hall. 42th Street and Shattuck Avenue. More than 300 persons are scheduled to attend, and all presidents cf the various Italian clubs and organizations in the Oakland area will be guests at the affair, according to Dr. Ale-c! J. Arrighi, federation president. j The list of honored guests will! be headed by Baron Filippo, Muxi-Falconi, Italian consul, Ar-j rig hi said. 1 Fire Benefit Movie Slated for April 26 EL CERRITO, April 17. "America's Wonderland." a film seven years in the making in Alaska, will be shown four days beginning April 25 at the Cerrito Theater under sponsorship of El Cerrito firemen. The show will be presented on consecutive nights starting at 8 p.m. as a benefit for the El Cer rito Firemen's Association. The firemen's committee in charge cf the production Include Lieut. Sam Long, CapL Don Bo- nim and Lieut. James Glasson. TIME-SAVING Express Buses to SACRAMENTO from Oakland and Berkeley From OAKLAND: ft expresses daily. Running rime 2 koiin. One vjy $2.03. Round trip $3.70 From BERKELEY: 3 expresses dairy each way. Running rime 1 kotir, 45 minutes. ( Ox wjy.$1.90. Renarvd trip $3.4 S ?m May OW Idfiwlm OAJOA.VD DEPOT: 20d ! Ua Pblo BDLKX1XY DEPOT: 2001 Sa Pi4o GLeocooxt 1-7700 THorawiII J-0370 Expert Advises Businessmen to Dress Better "If an unfortunate fact that many men of real ability miss the chance for a big job, a promotion or for business success be cause they don't look the part," declares Robert P. Moore, erpert on personnel - management relations and author of books and articles on the development of executive ability. His latest book. 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