Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 26, 1956 · 8
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 8

Oakland, California
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Tuesday, June 26, 1956
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". r m - K- E Oakland Tribunt, Tuesday, June 26, 1956" Hall of Justice Land Suits Filed , Movlnc rapidly to complete lite acquisition for the new Hall of Justice, the City of Oakland has filed con demnation actions to obtain four parcels of land in the block bounded by Broadway ana Sixth, Seventh and Washington Streets, The city already has optioned the 1 other two parcels compris- BOMBER CRASH AND FIRE KILLS 3 AIR CREWMEN SAUNA, Km.. June 26 J A B47 bomber crashed and burned in a wheat field near Salina early today, killing a three-man crew aboard. "The plane, out of Smoky Hill Air Force Base here, wu returning from a routine train ing mission when it apparently exploded, military authorities said. Wreckage was scattered a mile. The dead were: Capt Robert A. Galvan, 35, of San Antonio, Tex, commander of the plane. First Lt Charles W. Ward, 25, of Pacoima, Calif, the copilot Capt. Bruce C. Harris. 40, of Horton, Mich, and McPher-son, Kan. Chung Mei Home Sold For College The Western Baptist Bible College and Theological Semi nary of Oakland has purchased the former Chung Mei Home for orphaned Chinese boys in El Cerrito for $200,000, J. T Pruitt, vice president of the Oakland institution, announced today. , ; - Pruitt said the sale was completed last night with owners of the home, the Bay Cities Baptist Union. The Baptist Union operated the home at Elm and Hill Streets in El Cerrito for 30 years, closing it in 1954. ; The Oakland school will take over the home as its campus within two or three weeks and will open it for an expected enrollment, of 150 students this fall, according to Pruitt - Present quarters of the college are at S28 33rd St, Oakland. ing the site through negotiations with the owners, Goodwill Industries Inc. and Phillip Schiffman. The eminent domain suits were filed .yesterday In Alameda County Superior Court by City Atty. John W. Collier and Asst City Atty. Hilton J. Melby. DEFENDANTS LISTED Named as defendants are the louowing owners: Joseph Sinai and Rose War snouere 4 stores, ironung on 7th St B. Simon Hardware Co, Louis. Anna, and Eva Simon 4 stores fronting on. Broadway and 7th St Joseph M. and Dorothy Du bovsky The Bargain Center, fronting on Broadway. Markus Enterprises Inc. parking lot and hardware store. fronting on Washington St COST 1300,00 Total cost of all six parcels haa been estimated sat about 1300,000. The city council selected the lower Broadway site for the because of its proximity to the Eastshore Freeway, convenient parking for up to 2,500 automobiles and rejuvenating effect upon nearby property. Available to finance construc tion of the building is $2,707,000 from a bond issue passed by Oakland voters in 1943. MERCY BULLET Court Hears 2 Claims for Reward. Richmond Municipal Judge Leo G. Marcollo, sitting in San Francisco, today heard further claims of two of six persons who say they are entitled to $2,000 of the reward offered for the! safe return of Baby Robert Mar cus.-- - - The infant son of Dr. Sanford Marcus was kidnaped from Mt Zion Hospital in San Francisco Horse Sinks In Mire, Has To Be Shot A merciful bullet ended the struggles of a prize bay mare trapped in mire beneath the rot ten flooring of an Islais Creek barn, where the animal had fallen 15 hours earlier. San Francisco authorities be lieve the saddlehorst and an other horse, which was pulled to safety, fell through the plank ing while being led away Sunday night by would-be rustlers, A veterinarian, cowboys and officials of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani mals labored for more than four hours yesterday in a fruitless attempt to free the mare, 12-year-old pet of George Maloney, 21, of 1237 Potrero Ave, San Francisco. The animal's struggles, how ever, caused it to sink lower and lower into the muck be neath the barn until, at the end, only its forelegs and shoulders were above the surface. A vet erinarian said that shock .and exposure would kill the animal, even if it were pulled free alive. George Hughes of 4908 Third St, San Francisco, told police HARD-WORKING THIEF HASNT GOT A CHANCE HOLLYWOOD, June 2-J The people this will interest most arrburglars and spies: The National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association convention epeqed yesterday, with such gadgets as. these on display: An ultpteeaiJ system that saturates a room with electronic Impulses. They're disturbed by the slightest movement; scratch your nose and the thing aignala a central alarm office. A small device that puts a protective electronic ring around a brief case or diplomatic pouch. If anybody gets near it wham, screech, clang! About 200 representatives of alarm manufacturers and installers are attending the three-day convention. 6-YEAR FIGHT Court Studies Finn Twins' Plane Claim The Flying Finn twins' custody battle for an old Army traninnrf nlana twn taltftn E2..2 iJ-Srririte submission by the United States Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The Finns, George and Charles, 42, argued their case personally yesterday against the government's appeal of a Los Angeles federal court's order awarding them title to the C-46 Flying Boxcar and a $50,000 judgment An attorney for the vineland School District of Kern County, which sold the surplus plane to the twins six years ago, maintained that the Finns had not obtained government ' permis sion to buy the aircraft so therefore it still belonged to the school district Also on hand was an attorney for International Airports Inc., of B urban k, which claims the Finns owe $25,000 for a loan and repairs on the plane. Department of Justice attor ney Marvin C. Taylor contended the twins planned to use the plane for commercial purposes, despite a government order to the contrary. The plane, now at Nell is Air Force Base near Las Vegas, was bought by the school dis trict for use as a schoolroom and later was sold to the Finns. 2 Suspects In Assault Are Nabbed ALAMEDA, June. 26 Two Oakland , youths suspected of beating one sailor and stabbing another were under arrest today after a two-block chase and a tussle with a police officer. Billy C. Paige. 17, of 834-B 01st St, Oakland, and George Gilbert Godfrey, 17, of 241 Tunis Road, Oakland, were held for drunkenness, resisting arrest and investigation of assault with a deadly weapon. The two sailors, both stationed aboard the Bon Homme Rich ard at the Alameda Naval Air Station, are Seamen George M. Shatzer, 21, and Jacob Au- sell, 21 Tney told police they were attacked by a gang of four youths last night in front of 201 Bach St and that Shatzer was subbed in the chest and Ausell's Jaw was broken. They were treated at the Air Sta tion and transferred to the Oakland Naval Hospital. About 10:30 p.m. patrolmen Vernon - Lilley. nd -Arthii r Treadwell went to investigate) a complaint of a disturbance at Third St and Maple Ave. and there found Paige and Godfrey in a car. As Lilley approached, the two jumped from the car and ran. He caught them in the 1800 block of Third St., but they fought him off until Treadwell came to his aid. Police said they believed Paige and Godfrey and two companions had attacked the two sailors. MOTORIST GETS DOUBLED IN SPADES PASADENA. June 2S-Un Motorist James T. Jones once escaped a 190-day sentence for drunk driving but he wound up yesterday with a double dose, 380 days, On June 7 he pleaded guilty to drunk driving. Municipal Judge Joseph A. Sprankle Jr. suspended a 180-day sentence but fined him $210. Jones gave the court a check for $110 and got an OK to pay the balance ever a period of time. Yesterday Jones was again In court Judge Sprankle not only reinstated the original 180 days but added 180 more because Jones check bounced. Report Cites Feasibility of! a , . . . . , New Small Boat Harbor RICHMOND, June 28-A small boat harbor at Brickyard Cove could operate at an an nual profit and could furnish berthing facilities for 600 pleasure craft as well as a small commercial fleet according to the Richmond Planning De partment The information is contained In a report which will be submitted to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervison for inclusion in a county mu ter plan for shoreline develop ment The plan will be sent to the State Lands Division. The report estimates the cost of the 32-acre facility at $1,633, 000. It also says the development of a small boat harbor would result in a greater permanent increase in the tax base than if the same area were reclaimed for industrial development The proposal calls for dredg ing the tidal area, which now is covered by about five feet el water, to II feet st low tide. Two entrance channels would also be dredged to connect with the Richmond inner harbor. Two major piers, 13 feet in width would be constructed with floating ' finger piers at-tached to them. There would be dry storage space lor era noaia, a iauncn- ins ramp for smau poau, in acres of parking to accomodate 1,400 cars, fueling station, restaurant facilities and bait and marine supply shops. Estimates indicate that annual maintenance and operation costs would be approximately $108,720 while revenue should approximate $171,000. last Sept 19 and found alive .X" Tanya, and later. HisTcidnaper. MrSTBetty Jean Benedicto, now is in San Francisco county jail for the abduction. A $1,000 reward was posted by the hospital and another $1,000 by the family of Leonard Moskovitz, also a kidnap victim and friend of the Marcus family. The Moskovitz indicated they favor giving the reward to Deputy Sheriff Osvaldo Van nucci of Stockton, ho spotted Mrs. Benedicto with the infant and was credited with much of the success of the child's return Besides Vannucci the other claimants are: George McComb, Stockton theater doorman; Mor ris Halper, Oakland camera shop operator; Mrs. Benedicto's husband, Mark; Martin Balot, a Treasure Island barber, and Mrs. Arthur Mainochi Jr. of 572 Sixth Ave., San Francisco. VannuccL and Mrs. Mainochi a nousewiie who gave police a description of the kidnap car, are due to testify today. his own horse, Bocha-Me, a 4 year-old, and was able to pull his own horse to safety. Tanya, however, had floundered some distance in an attempt to get loose. Rescuers cut a new larger hole in the flooring to aid their MM l- i a. a. ! rescue euuris, ulii 11 was iuuic Navy Relief Embezzler Gets 3 Years Mrs. Margaret Ann Cartmell, , 42, today was sentenced to three years in Federal Prison for taking funds from the Navy Relief - Society -at the AlamedaNavi Air Station. ' Federal District Judge Edward P, Murphy pronounced sentence after hearing a proba tion report and commenting that TTus case merits some punish-. ment and the court cannot condone the action." Mrs. Cartmell, of 89 Via Rancho, San Lorenzo, pleaded guilty to two counts of grand theft totaling $445. She testified she first took money as book keeper for the society to help her husband who was ill. Later, she said, she took other money to gamble in hopes of recouping! what she had taken. An FBI agent estimated that the total missing was more than: $25,000 taken between February, . 1953, and April of this year. CAN CHEMICALS CONQUER CANCER? 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