Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on September 16, 1956 · 149
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 149

Oakland, California
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Sunday, September 16, 1956
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(kited! . - - ; I I ' , - . 7 1 fckA rVi? h- : '''y. lS "FAT y ' : '--rrrSrS n WW I William Penn AAofrgrrpark superintendent; and J N--ry Ccljf O Tribune-Parade photos by j , I j ' . " - , I I M M . from the fliohtwavt A - ' - , f ley. The students explained they would donate their time inasmuch as the project would be an extension ' of their school work. The Kaiser Company would . do--nate the aluminum; no cost to the city. The park officials turned on the green light, f. ' 1v- The cage is called a geodesic dome, built to a Fuller system which, explained the students, "is a highly efficient method of subdividing the surface of !-a sphere into triangles . . . making it possible to form a sphere i or dome with short, light, members.'! Planning and con structing the dome 4nvolved4twealtltof skullcracking -; mathematical problems which the' youngsters worked out in thf park department's offices in 14th St. The parts were fabricated in the park department shops. Sourdry said that some 75 native species of migratory birds have been observed at the duck refugee on Lake Merritt. Here the waterfowl are banded and their flights, from Lake Merritt have been traced to Alaska and South America. With the cage, erected on piles" driven into the earth under the lake waters near the duck islands, park department naturalists will trap whatever fowl they can snare and place them in the - f or -udyandexfcib leased ar - It will all be a part of the department's nature program. The captured fowl will be discussed in lectures by the park naturalist; Paul Covel, and his assistant, YmII mvi Hm ni trwM with Allstate' cooperating bank low cost auto finance plan. Jtst Mkk truMKtiM gives you i bank rate financing, by a cooperating bank and dependable, low cost Allstate Auto Insurance. .' thru Allsfate's fast, low cost auto finance bank plan! Cm Msy tfchj bk psyatal covers principal, interest and insurance. ' He fas . . . m delay . . . ae red Hpt l Just ask your nearby Allstate Agent for com- plete details about Econo-Rate.? U-T1 another better value from the insurance company founded by Sears! .. rs , - . t o c 1 Horn? CoRTtniiit toy poymenr plan ' OAKLAND INSURANCE CENTER, 2300 Broadway, Ph. GLencourt 2-4665 SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. BLDG., 2633 Tetegraph, Ph. Hlghgat 4-4500 -- SAN LEANDRO ' ' " NEIGHBORHOOD INSURANCE CENTER, 2244 East 14th St., Ph. LOckhaven 2-0692, . WALNUT CHEEK . SEARS, ROEBUCK ANDtO. BLDG.r 1451 Broadway, Ph. YEHowstone-4v500 ANTIOCH SEARS. ROEBUCK AND CO. BLDG., 213 "F" Street, Ph. PL atea 7-3318 You're in good hands with . . ." C O M FA N -V F!SO T E C T ION JMrrAsntillaMitiirttstircrarrfttp officej Slvlvff, . Mtoota - . Dave Farrow. n

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