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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 94

Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 94

Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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Oakland Tribune, Sunday, Sept 4, I960, 2-M By RAY HAYWOOD From Askey Los Angeles said doctors soon might be able to transmit a record of symptoms to a center electronic file and receive in return a diagnosis consistent with those symptoms. Commenting on improved medical methods. Dr. Askey said that when he began practicing 35 years ago one of every four patients died after major surgery. Now 7,000,000 operations are performed annually but only one of every 100 patients dies.

A very minor accident, a 30-foot packing crate which slipped from a truck and blocked two lanes on Nimitz Freeway, caused the longest (sii miles) and most time-consuming (three hours) traffic jam in recent Oakland memory. The loss in time and tempers was historic. A University of California expedition is heading for the Trinity Alps to investigate the report of an eight-foot-long spotted salamander. However, experts said it is the wrong time for the expedition. Even a fire-breathing monster salamander would be afraid to leave its cave this time of the year.

It is deer season, unsafe for anything which walks or crawls, regardless of bow many legs. The Cosmopolitan Lions Club smelt derby on Lake Merritt was an un Postscripts fir Post Mortems GEORGE HARRISON of Orinda told off Olympic Games officials in Rome: "Anytime they get a chance to. throw one into the Americans they do it. If it's dose theyll give it to tome other gtry.M, MRS. BEN PETRO told how a balloon caved in the roof of her Stockton house (see Letter from Home): A aoiie overhead founded like a motor and all of a sudden the roof caved in." KATHIE ZAUN, mayor of Albany, faced another unruly crowd at a council meeting: "Tonight you are acting like a bunch of hoods." 1 CABOLTN SCHULER Gold Modal Winner fighter in modern Oakland memory when he TKO'ed Howard Pas ley in the ninth last week, has been matched with Oakland lightweight Johnny Gonsarves.Tbey will meet in the auditorium Oct 4.

And that does it for another week, the first with a light nip in the air UP show that autumn approaches. -aT i 2 4 1 7 Home at sea with some 8,600 men aboard when they wer to be counted. Something has to give when you try to squeeze a 14-foot load of lumber through a 13-foot, 6-inch Bay Bridge toll gate. Workmen hope to have the gate roof repaired soon. They were delayed in starting because first it was necessary to remove the wedged truck from the gate after unloading six inches of bomber.

Safety First Clyde E. Parker, 4008 Lyon has asked the Oakland City Council to repeal the old English law which holds that every dog is entitled to one bite. Parker claims a neighbor's pooch looks mean and threatens to bite. He wants something done before the nip is taken. The hospital ship SS Hope is loading cargo at the San Francisco Naval shipyard.

A half -million dol lars worth of medical equipment will be stowed in the vessel which on Sept 23 sails for Indonesia where it will help share America's medical knowledge with nations in need of help. The 230-bed ship will be used to train medicos of other nations. The Hope formerly was the Navy hospital ship Consolation. Electronic diagnosis was oneoftbe wonders predicted at an American Hospital Association convention in San Francisco. Dr.

E. Vincent By Frank Adams them outside before there were any injuries. She soon learned the plastic house cover, which also crushed the sleeping porch, was a 300-foot Air Force research balloon. It was released from Vernalis Air Force Base 27 miles away and was intended to climb to 103,000 feet, but ruptured for BU100H HITS BAT BEE Htdkd Vid til 0U Cat Fir ZD ci so RIG IT CAVED IN THE ROOF unknown reasons, perhaps small Jsoyswith Jarge jrjfles "which authorities are investigating. The City of Alameda claims a sailor's home is where his ship is based and the census count should so admit.

If none of Alameda's Navy personnel is counted this year, the city's population will drop an estimated 17,000 from the 1954 special census total of 70,642. This means a loss of $50,000 to the city in state revenue funds during the current fiscal year and i that amount in the next Three of the aircraft carrier! which make the Alameda Naval Air Station their home ports were DAY SHIFT etter Vacation is about to begin for thousands of Oakland area mothers, and not that type which merely transfers cooking, dishwashing and similar chores to a mountain or beach cabin for a week or two. It will be the kind which leaves the week day free. School begins shortly and mother will only have to survive the morning off to work and school rush. Then she can recoup her physical forces by shopping downtown with the other mothers or just by sitting quietly at home reading love story magazines and eating chocolates until it is time to repel the afternoon assault on the refrigerator and freshen up for father's arrival home.

When it comes to daytime child sitting you can't beat the schools. Fire Battle Some 5,000 men were soaking the final embers of two huge forest fires at Dormer and Forest Hill which destroyed some 90,000 acres of prime timber. Occasionally forces were diverted to stop other smaller blazes which started in the tinder dry ard will last until the first rain, authorities warned. rs. FUn Petero of Stockton is like all housewives in "that she likes the modern plastic envelopes for covering anything from left-over hash to newly cleaned blouses.

However, she thought things were being overdone when she looked out the window and saw plastic enveloping her home, piling so high, in fact, the roof was crushed. Mrs. Petero clucked to her brood of six from 4 to 14 and hurried ADVERTISEMENT AGES 1 TO 80 ELIGIBLE TO APPLY Persons ages 1 ta 80 years ara now eligible te register under a plan of banal insurance. Coats only a few cents day. Ia time of ae4, i 1 .1 I regai uiesa oi bow iiiuv lm paid, the plaa pays die face amoant as specified.

For example, $500 was paid recently oa a funeral bill wbea only $4.58 had beca paid. Issued by an admitted legal reserra iaaarar. Good at any funeral director in the United States or Canada. For free information write Burial Plan, P.O. Box 1432, Oakland 4, Calif.

qualified success, particularly for Leland Josephs, 14, who caught 99 fish for-first-place prize, a bicycle. Nearly 170 youngsters caught more than 2,000 smelt Sports Carolyn Schuler, 17, of Orin-da's Miramonte High, won an Olympic gold medal by setting a new 1:09.5 Games record for the 100-meter butterfly dash. The Oakland Raiders, Jn keeping with American Football League rules, cut five players to the limit Line-meiPChartey Moorer-Gerry -Flynn and Jerry Epps and backs Ron Drzweicki and Dean Philpott were placed on waivers. The Raiders are idle this week end after completing their exhibition season. The 49ers play the Cleveland Browns in Portland.

Ben (The Bandit) Medina, who proved himself the roughest Naming Our City Streets By ALBERT NORMAN REQUA ROAD, Piedmont, northerly from WUdwood Ave. to Hazel Lane, was named for Isaac Requa, Corn-stock Lode mining man. He built a mansion at Hazel Lane and Wildwood in 1878. PERKINS STREET from BeUevue on the shores of Lake Merritt to Orange St, was named for U.S. Sen.

GeorPP Pprkinc mhn 1mit ri i j.ij ot 1 uiw xufti uu Aueuiie 04. aim thpn (in a hlwlr D.U..J 11 a icium oiiu ernoii. une 01 most prominent visitors to this home was President William McKinley in 1901. MOSS AVE. from Vernon west to MacArthur Blvd.

at Fairmount and to Telegraph Ave. before the construction of MacArthur was named for J. Mora Moss, who at one time lived on Franklin St. near 20th and later 1865 built the house in what is now Mosswood Park. "Next week we'll tk my ear fo work It hit a LITTLE more room.".

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