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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 8

Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • Page 8

Oakland Tribunei
Oakland, California
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'-3 v- Naming Our City Streets By ALBERT E. NORMAN Here, as In other cities, streets are frequently named for the relatives of people who pioneered the region, owned ft or worked in it. Alida Street in East Oakland is a case in point. It was named by Charles C. Young, surveyor and one-time city councilman, for his mother, Alida.

While he was surveying another street for a subdivision, linnets kept perching oh Young's instruments. This short street he named Linnet Avenue. oo 6 YoVk Street, just west of Lakeshore, was named for Bert York, for years manager of Idora Park. He managed the Realty Syndicate and was an American Trust Company vice president. York was born at the southwest corner of 34th and Elm Streets.

GREENER THUMBS ly JOYCI SMITH Yen can tee when house plants need repotting -roots will be growing from the drainage hole. Select froth pot one size larger then the old one. Put pebbles In the bottom for drainage. Slip plant from eld pot, reset so top is an Inch below the rim. Fill In with soil, then water.

Feeding roots extend well be yortd a plant's trunk, so place fertilizer to reach them. For shrubs or trees, apply food at the tip of branch spreed. Estimate distance for email plants but always apply from the trunk, work In, then water. Is best to mow the lawn regularly during hot weather and usually necessary. If grass grows too tall before cutting, undergrowth is pale and subject to burning.

Keep grass at about a two-inch 8 Oakland Tribune, Sunday, July 17, 1960 Ideas Aplenty in A Model Home If you still haven't seen the give the room an expanded Alameda County Fair or if deling. Accessory pieces in you are planning to go again clT be sure to drop in to the Gold m'aster bedroom'i Medallion model home. This orchid walls and stark whUe 3 bedroom, 2-bath home is ceiling and floor covering decorated and furnished in provide a perfect setting for the early American tradition, an outstanding birch bedroom So far during the fair from set. The daintiness of a girl 3,000 to 5,000 visitors have is captured in the second been through the home. bedroom.

A fan-back cherry As you enter the cool living bed is outstanding against room (the home is complete- the soft blue walls and ceiling ly air-conditioned) you are with crisscross curtains add- greeted by the exciting charm ing charm to this the only of color deep color; the frilly room in the home, quilted sofa has a tan back- A boy's bedroom is strictly ground with aqua flowers that masculine in furnishings and pick up the color of the walls, color with brown shades in the curl-up rocker in gold, the the furniture and carpet Mr. Chair in brown tweed and blending smartly with the 1 ThU bedroom icrya "early American" from top to bottom. The period rocker and drr and the celling fixture it the mood. It's In the County Fair model borne. LET FOLIAGE ADD COLOR TO YOUR GARDEN FIREPLACES BRICK WORK RETAINER WALLS FREE ESTIMATES! Color is the main goal of during those in-between-bloom plan of your own and "color" height.

BaUt4 tkt Itrtiter Tribane IriMetta, every gardener and achieving times. in the areas you could change, it affords him no little satis- Before plunging further into First, however, visit a nuxs- the Mrs. Chair in brown mate- warm yellow walls. A really faction. But all too often, the such a thesis, let it be stated ery and check the colors with lasse.

Full glass picture win- comfortable tauorea roorn. gardener relies orT bloom that the abundance of foliage which you Can work. Pay dows across the front of the The all-electric kitchen is house are draped in aqua to a housewife's dream. Here, alone to attain his goal. pay.

in any garden should be special attention to grays and 4 too the early American scant heed to the numer- green. We have conditioned silver-grays such as English h.m hi hpn rflrrM nut ous possibilities for using ourselves to associate green lavender, dustv miller, bush COPE'S FUCHSIA GARDENS Specializing In Beautiful Redwood Hanging Baskets with Beautiful Fuchsias. Hundreds in full bloom. See this amazing display. Special $4.95 Baskets reduced $3.50.

882 57th St. Near Grove with maple-toned appliances colorful foliage. with the out-of-doors, and we germander and the compact and maple-grain steel cab- yuu ie uy me asauiw Dusn morning glory. ROSE GARDEN MIDSUMMER tion. But too much can lead a word for you.

While bloom may be satisfying in itself, it can be much more so in combination with foliage color. And the color that derives from foliage ia- more permanent. It "carries the garden to monotony. Consider other possibilities: the grays and yellows and reds-to-purples which stand out in garden shows and in so many well-designed private gardens. Lay out a garden inets from Youngstown kitchens.

Don't forget to bring a notebook when you go to the Gold. Medallion model home at the Alameda County Fair. You will want 'to 'use many of the ideas for your own home. Shop Monday, 9 p.m. Advanced planning and design, skilled craftsmen, quality products and careful job supervision make the big difference in -Superior- finest demand Superior! 5 years to pay Other Days isKK i.v tjj iff-? I Installation Also Arranged pen or TOUR TODAY The East Bay Rose Society and the Oakland Park Department invite the public to come to an instructive midsummer tour of the Oakland Municipal Rose Garden today from 2 to 4 p.m.

George Shiraki, head ro-sarian, and his staff, as well as Rose Society members will answer questions concerning rose culture, especially summer care and varieties. Shiraki recently returned from Denver, where he attended the 61st annual national convention of the American Rose Society with which the local group is affiliated. Visiting the Rose Garden on Mother's Day has become an East Bay tradition. A summer now to see how very' well the roses do in July will prove just as The Garden is located at the head of Jean Street off Grand Avenue. HOME SUPPLY COMPANY Iform remodeling contractors Lantanas Are Drab No Longer Have you looked at lantanas recently? If not, you'd never know them for the proletarian little shrubs of yesteryear.

As with so many other species of plant, the hybridist has produced some exciting heft looks in the lantana family. It's worth a special check next time you are near a nursery. You'll find not only improved colors, but improved forms with a trim look about them that the Oakland showrooms: 51 12th opp. courthouse TEZ-3088 JE 8-5555 W. Creek: YE 5-2450 a low as running 3-fr.

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