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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 51

Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 51

Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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Oakland Tribune, Sunday, Dec. 7, 1952 ccccc 151 "55 Ai Wi i 0 Another of the displays showing equipment the Army is negotiating contracts lor depicts uses in the field of the airborne gasoline container, a rubber collapsible tank that will carry 225 gallons of high-test fuel. Tank is designed so that it can be dropped from air. is an enemy and not a playground. The unusual clothing and hardware store is that operated for Far East on his hands and a massive; rearmament program under way, needs everything from apples, dehydrated, canned, to display purposes by the Oakland iwatches, wrist, navigational.

And Quartermaster Procurement'with the exception of ordnance Agency, 124 Grand Avenue, and litems (guns and their parts), The nailing mess sergeant and the two bearded GFs are dummies at the dry's most unique and exclusive shop, the display rooms of Oakland Quartermaster Procurement agency. Army is interested In buying all equipment and clothing shown in the exhibit. Oakland's Most Exclusive Store Does Rushing Business Without Yule Trade mecucal supplies, signal equipment and a few other highly-specialized supplies, it's the job of the Quartermaster Corps to fill the holds of'the transports going ovesseas and the warehouses at camps in this country. CoL J. C.

Odell, of 766 Los Palos Drive, Lafayette, commanding officer of the Oakland the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard in the Western United States and Far East, but it has an added responsibility in the national industrial mobilization program. ASSISTS BUSINESS This obligation is assisting business in helping it sell to the Armed Forces and counseling on the part industry can play should all out mobilization, become necessary. And those are the reasons for the store operated hy Wiley Smith, 2021 Noriega Street, San Francisco, and the office counseling of Joseph Simon, 3707 Mosswood Drive, Lafayette, chief of the agency's industrial relations office. Smith i runs two rooms in his store. The first is the one in which field use of gear is illustrated by dummies.

That room also contains such mechanical pecularities of military life as a portable, gas operated dough it is designed to help businessmen and trade association officials see how tftey can participate in the national defense effort. Realistic dummies are pictured in battlefield and bivouac scenes that demonstrate the uses of equipment the Army needs. The display rooms, located on the top floor of the agency's building, are the only ones of their kind in the Western states and only two others exist in New York and Chicago. Uncle Sam with a war in the By RALPH CRAIB s.ost'out cf the place is apt to involve 'identical design will be used in agency, estimates that the Quar ar.d hardware real dough in a quantity as well 'other exclusive snow-covered mountains Keeping cm armY in the field involves, purchases ol such varied items as peanut butter and bulldozers. Wiley Smith, head of the Army's hardware md clothing store, demonstrates one ol unique items Army needs: a portable field organ for church service use of trbops in the field.

more than 6000 miles to the west termaster Corps buys roughly 70,000 separate items to provide the 'necessities and some comforts of life to G.I.'s. His office store are pleased about business as quality contract, conditions even though there's' Right now one of the big lines bsc-Iutely v.o likelihood cf a is in winter goods snowshoes, Chr1.ttrr.a5 rush. sleds, parkas, boots and mittens Only five or 10 patrons drop; but none of the cjothing or in cn sr. average day to lock over equipment will ever be used at and won't be used by people at play. The winter sports in Korea are in deadly earnest, and snow is chiefly responsible for feeding frr Squaw Valley or Donner.

mes The gear and items of the stock tut that's no cause Any deal that co the is no longer the dietary scourge of World War II. It has attained a new dignity and now includes, in its entrees, beef stew, ham and lima beans, chicken and vegetables, sausage patties, ground meat and spaghetti, beans and frankfurters, meat and noodles, meat and beans (an old standby), pork and beans, corn beef hash, spaced typed list of sizes consumes fivei pages of variation. The new! issue combat boot is patterned fter the para-troopcrs shoe of Wdrld War II. But in the icy cold ofwintcr, it is replaced with Artie tfield boots generously lined with; felt and designed to keep toes warm even if it's 30 below zeroi outside. The Quartermaster Corps, the exhibits ofc the room show also.

mixer, portable tieia cnurcn organ, and stoves designed for use in tne Arctic wastes. It is in the second room of the Smith general store that the eyes and hamburger. Anrl another eve onener comes of any World War II G.I. would open wide in awe. The revela tions of Army change might in looking over the clothing the is interested in picking up a few Army thinks suitable for its; egg beaterf and portable finger-young men in winter.

A wide'printing outfits here and there, variety of garments have like lio have pile (winter have tempt even the most embittered 1 MP i ml I pt veteran to think wistfully of another hitch. NEW RATIONS placed the old wool overcoat and; wool-lined? caps, fur mittens, caps, 17 types of boots have displaced For the store shows that the Army buys today 10 distinct and separate varieties of "ration, individual, combat and the silk, flags, portable scales and airborne collapsible 225 gallon gasoline titiks made of rubber. If you nave a few hundred employees your shop and would likito knock out a few mittens or.gas tanks, you might drop by for a chat. the crude, unpractical combat boot of earlier days. Boots, incidentally, are purchased in sizes ranging from 3 (little more than a baby's bootie) to 15 EEEE (little less than the Battleship Missouri).

The close labels of the cans indicate that the infantry millenium has been reached. The ration, it appears, LLOYDS of LONDON ONE OF THE GREAT NAMES IN INSURANCE; COOPERATINC WITH THE ACCLAIM TOiiUM 8 The old combat boots are happily replaced today for Army winter use. LleuL CoL U. H. McGUL executive officer of the Quartermaster Agency, shows a cross-sectioned model cf the new rubber, felt-lined arctic boot.

It's availabl for Inspection by manufacturers at the agency show rooms. Tribune photoi The Army learned Its winter clothing lessons In World War; II the hard way and a variety of clothing is now issued to replace inadequate Here's an ideal of what the Army wants today. From left to right Maj. William J. Nugent shows a parka shell and liner worn with arctic mittens; Lieut CoL McGUL the new field overcoat which includes a detachable liner; Maj.

Arthur J. McNickle, the white field parka and mittens, and Copt Ralph A. Ambre, the new field Ja cket which has a detachable liner and the pile cap, also lined for warmth. McNickle is holding snowshoes and ski poles IN OFFERING THE S1 0,000 TRAVEL AND PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT INSURANCE The Oakland Tribune subscribers' Travel and Pedestrian Acci- dent Insurance pays benefits for Disability, Dismemberment, (Loss of Sight, and Death. All subscribers and household members 6 to 75 years of age may apply WITHOUT MEDICAL EXAMINATION.

The poliosis issued by LLOYDS OF LONDON, though C. J. Turner, Surplus Line Broker. Act now! Fill out the coupon below and send it to The Tribune today. ALL PRINCIPAL BENEFITS INCREASE 10 A YEAR FOR fIVE YEARS OBITUARIES Joint Funeral Rites for Mr.

and Mrs. G. Warner Joint funeral services will be Hand Aerie No. 1375 of the held tomorrow for Gustav E. Eagles.

Warner, 74, and his wife, Chris-j Mr. Morrison is survived tina, 67. residents cf Oakland for 'his widow, Jennie; two sons, 10 vears, who died within three Marine TSgt. Clifford Morrison day's cf each other. jf Denver, Colo, and Donald Mr.

Warner, a retired South Morrison of Oakland; three Dakota farmer, died Tuesday in brothers, Howard Morrison of Krr-a at 4tm Fair Avenue Wayward, Donald Morrison of Berkeley, and Mrs. Doris Springer of Minnesota. Rjtes will be conducted at "the McNary-Beg Chapel, 1936 University Avenue. Mrs. Nell C.

Barthell BERKELEY, Dec. 6. Private to taking up residence in Berkeley 15 years ago, Mr. Hendricks made his home in San Leandro. Surviving are his widow, Mrs.

Grace M. Hendricks, and three children, Mrs. Louise Cordeff and Willis R. Hendricks, Walnut Creek, and Mrs. Shirley Ramsier, Antioch, as well as three grandchildren.

The Rev. Alvah Andrews, SflOO PER YEAR For 15 to Ages: 6 to 14, inclusive, and 60 to 74, inclusive, Ad Novo I Fill in coupon below and send it lo The Tribune today! services will be conducted for Mrs. Nell C. BaTthell, 79, mother before moving to 1007 Key Route Boulevard. He was a member of Alcatraz Masonic Lodge No.

264, and of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Division No. 283. Survivors include his widow, Elizabeth; a daughter, Mrs. Bernice E. Bylund, and a son, Fred B.

Gundlach, an executive in the purchasing department of the Oakland Tribune. Four grandchildren also survive. Masonic funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Berkeley Hills Chapel, Shattuck Avenue and Cedar Street, Berkeley. The Rev.

Dr. Herman Allen, pastor of Calvary Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, will officiate. Entombment will follow at Sunset Mausoleum. of Russell W. Barthell, adminis trative assistant to President Cut Her i pastor of Shattuck Avenue Meth afer an illness of one week.

Mrs. Oakland, Jack Jenette of Santa n- Krort attarV Cruz: two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Travel Pedestrian Accident Certificate odist Church, of which Mr. Hendricks was a member, will conduct services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Niehaus ChapeL Grove and Derby Streets, followed by interment in Vacaville.

Glenn H. Woods in the home of a daughter. (Best of Stockton and Mrs. 'Frances McDonald, Fought of Santa Cruz, land two grandchildren. B.r2.n"e:,.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. APPLICATION BLANK Robert Gordon Sproul of the University of California, who succumbed yesterday at a rest home. Bprn in Kentucky, Mrs. Barthell later lived in Seattle and came to Berkeley in 1942. Besides her son, she leaves one grandchild, Roger Barthell, 10.

Rites are to be conducted at the Berkeley Hills ChapeL i tomorrow at the Clarence N. Minnesota. His wife was born in Odessa. Russia. They had been OAKLAND TRIBUNE ANNUAL RECISTHATIO TXt 1 00 for axes IS to 59 lncliuiv.

below. Cooper Mortuary, 1580 Fruitvale Avenue. Inurnment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Funeral services for Glenn H. married for 46 years Imuran Di vtiion Oakland.

California. Data The Warners, are survived by Nell C. Barthell five other children, Albert, Harry J. Landers apply for th 110,000 Travel and Accident Certlf1cat issued by apeetal arranjement rtth Under-writ en at Lloyd. London through 1.

Turner, exclusively to regular readeri of th OAKLAND TRIBUNE Dally and Sunday and herewith the Registration Fee ot 11 00. Louis, Otto and George Funeral services were held at all cf Oakland, and Edward ar Injured Driver Sought by Police i i In consideration of aald certificate hereby acre and certify ai foUowt: ll sail. VJKiaj iVJi iitu a ner cf Mobridee. S.D and ianaers, re urea, painung cuu- Subscribers tractor, who succumbed on Fri- grandchildren. Mr.

Warner leaves two bruth- Check Here Atr it Vii home 1920 Yolo Ave- I am at preaent a regular eubacrtbr to the Oakland Tribune: Dally and Bimday and will continue a uch for a period of not ieaa than one year at the regulmr eubacription rate by carrier. I am regular reader of the Oakland Tribune Daily and Sunday and a member ot the famlW where delivery of The Tribune will be continued for one year from above date tn the name of ers, Henry Warner cf Minnesota rwkelev. from a heart at Regular Readert tack. The injured driver of a late model convertible which was badly smashed Up in a spectacular two-car collision at 44th and Webster Street yesterday, is sought by Oakland police for Check Here and Ei 11 Warner cf Wisconsin. Mrs.

Warner was the sister of Jacob Schaffer ar.d Mrs. Dorothy BERKELEY, Dec. 6. Private funeral services will be held here Monday for Mrs. Nell C.

Barthell, 78, of 256 Stanford Avenue, who died Friday in a Berkeley sanitarium after a short illness. Mrs. Barthell, a Berkeley resident for 11 years, was the mother of Russell W. Barthell, administrative assistant to Robert Gordon Sproul, president of the University of California. She was a member of the Pilgrim Congregational Church of A resident of Berkeley lor 40 row in the Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Avenue.

Mr. Woods died last week in his home, 887 Brookwood Road, after a long illness. A native of Missouri, Mr. Woods was supervisor of music in Oakland schools for 28 years. He retired in 1941.

He was a widower with no children. Arrangements are by the Grant Miller -Mortuary. Frederick W. Gundlach ALBANY, Dec 6. Frederick Subscriber! Name) years, Mr.

Landers was a native THIS INSURANCE SHALL NOT COVER INJURIES FATAL OH NON-FATAL SUFFERED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY CAUSED BY WAR OR INVASION. I understand several days are required to issue and maQ my certificate. 1 agree that ray lnru ranee protection artarta noon of th day the certificate la dated; also that should I itop the paper my certificate 1 auhtect to cancellation. Nansil cf North Piatte, Missouri. Surviving are his Mrs.

Eva Heier cf Blackf oot, wi(j0w, Lorraine, and four chil-Idaho; Mrs. Carrie Fouth of Losl Louis, Bristol, Angeles, and Mrs. Katherine Tarry Oakland, and George Neumiller cf Oregon. Jr. Landers, Berkeley, and Mrs.

Services will be held at 3 p-mJ George F. Limback, Oakland, as tomorrow in the P. BannonL-en two rrandchlldxen. W. Gundlach, 69, collapsed and Seattle, Wash.

questioning. Also injured in the mishap was Gibatta De Benedetti, 40, of 6016 Harwood Avenue, whose sedan was demolished. He was treated at Permanente Hospital for back injuries. De Benedetti's car was overturned and was driven 57 feet by the impact, into the home of Peter Zanoni at 4401 Webster Street Witnesses, to the accident said Mortuary. 65 DO East 14th Street The Rev.

Donald A. Getty, pas died at the West Oakland South-J In addition to her son, she is era Pacific roundhous-e" this survived by a grandson, Roger Interment will be ia Evergreen Cemetery. tor of Epworth. Methodist Church, conducted services at The Little Chapel of the Flowers, morning, just seven weeks short Barthell. of retirement after a'-52year PRINT FULL NAME OF APPLICANT (ABOVE) ErflTH MONTH DAY YTAB 1 4 STRUT ADDRESS CITY AND STATS 1 TXTIX NAME OF BZJTETICLAEY RELATIONSHIP 3 George R.

Morrison railroading career. KUth Johnson Adeline Street at Ashby Station, Mr. Gundlach was the Funeral services win be held followed by cremation. oldest engineers in se? 4 on the western divf He the? driver of the convertible joined the firm in BERKELEY, Dec. 6.

Last rites will be said at 2 pjn. Monday for Mrs. Ruth Johnson, 53, dietetic supervisor at Herrick Memorial Hospital and resident of Richmond at 1933 22nd Street stood dazed in the street for a few; moments and then ran. Thev Premium Received by Applicant for Certificate Siga Here An Oakland Fire tW said he appeared to be bleeding inhalator crew was called to irom tne mouth. Others said he A MARRIED WOMAN ahouJd give ber ewnsame.

not her husband's. Wax instance. Mra. Mary $raith, not Mra. Jobs Smith.

tomorrow for George R. Morrison, a retired Oakland policeman, who died Friday in his home. 3930 Lyman Road, after a long -illness. Mr. Morrison, a native of Santa Cruz, retired in 1943 after ferv-ing 25 yean on the police force.

He wji a member of Brooklyn Masonic Lodge No. 225, the Widows and Orphans' Aid Association of the Oakland Police was see.1 a few minutes later roundhouse, but its efforts to re- Mrs. Johnson, native of Mis- Karl Jepson Hendricks BERKELEY, Dec 6. Karl Jepson Hendricks, 63, member of a pioneer Vacaville family and office manager for the San Francisco Warehouse Company, died suddenly today at his home, 1916 Yolo Avenue. Mr.

born in Vacaville, where his family had lived for three generations, had been associated with the San Fran- in the Technical High School vive him were unsuccessful. He souri, is survived by a. husband, collapsed as he was preparing to 'Sherman O. Johnson, and seven grounds nearby and fled north take a switch engine out for' children, Mrs. Geneva Erkan- Thla offer la to old and new eubseribers alike, Your subscription to this paper entitles every relative of the aub-erfber's family living at the addresa where the caper delivered to get a certificate by paying '4e Registration Fee of II Ml Tn regiatra Oon fee for persons between the area to 14 Inclusive and 60 to 74 years Inclusive la 1J3.

The Utsur. suae will oot covey fit Persona blind, deai. crippled or who have tost an cy or lucbi 2 Firemen, policemen or railroad employee while on duty. work in the yards. brock, Mrs.

Jiette Cole, Mrs. Mr. Gundlach was a native of! Shirley Hubbard, Mrs. Jo Anne on 43th Street The mystery driver was described -as about 30 years, six feet tall; and wearing a checked top coat i San Francisco and made bis Lilliefield and Donald Johnson, Department the Heath Club, Camaraderie, Inc, and East Oak- ciaco company for 41 years. Prior home in Berkeley for many years all of Richmond; Mrs.

Jean Hays,.

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