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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California • 19

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OAKLAND'S LOCALLY OWNED AND LOCALLY CONTROLLED DAILY NEWSPAPER THIS SECTION EDITORIAL AND FEATURE PAGES, COMICS, RADIO AND TELEVISION ASSOCIATED MISS WlllfMOTO UNITID MESS 9AILT NEWS rOIIICM SltVICI VOL CLXXIII OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1960 19 NO. 97 Veteran U.C. Ship Fire, Blast Professor HowardCo. Quits Port Association Launched fa Inquiry Dies in Paris 3 Trapped Workmen Taken To Hospital; Similar Blaze On Same Vessel Last Week Terminal Firm Resigns Over Rate Reduction by Rival' Howard Terminal of Oak Dean of American Anthropologists Stricken, on Trip BERKELEY, Oct 5 Dr. investieation was led by RICHMOND, Oct.

5-Rich- land has resiped from the LJ Li TrNwM Alfred L. Kroeber, 84, Profes Smith and Fire Marsnai mond firemen today launched WA California Association of Port Archie Buys. an investigation of a fire and explosion in the hold of a Authorities in a controversy The workmen, James a'im ii. i A .4 ft 1 PT DR. ALFRED KROEBER Dies today in Paris sor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California and acknowledged dean of American anthro over a cargo handling rate re Navy, ship which trapped and Franks, 63, of 356 W.

Bissell Darrell Long, 45, of 119 auction by a rival company, 1 16th both Richmond, and Encinai Terminals of Ala- Edward W. Horton, 50, of meda. Youth Admits 16063 Betero San Lean- Industry observers said the injured three civilian workmen. The fire and blast occurred yesterday on the USS Outagamie County, a landing ship tank (LST) undergoing repairs at the Willamette Iron 4ro, are in Kaiser Founda rift could trigger a wide-open rate war among Bay Area tion Hospital in Oakland. They were treated for burns ports.

Albany Mayor and smoke inhalation and and Steel Co. shipyard on Harmon Howard, secretary- pologists, died suddenly today in Paris, France. Dr. Kroeber, who lived at 1325 Arch St. with his wife, Theodora, had been in Europe for several weeks and was on his way home from an anthropological symposium in Vienna.

A native of Hoboken, N.J., Dr. Kroeber was summoned treasurer of the Howard firm, spent a good night, the liospi tal reported. Phone Threat Canal Blvd. Assistant Fire Chief Kenneth B. Smith said there was a similar fire on the same said the resignation will be effective in 90 days but de Smith said the blaze started clined to discuss the cause.

at 1:59 p.m. when a welder's torch ignited vapors from a HOWARD RETICENT KENSINGTON, Oct. 5-A RESCUERS CARRY DARREU IONC FROM THE USS OUTAGAMIE COUNTY was en of three workers hurt in shipyard fire and explosion ship kst week. No one was hurt at that time. Today's "We don't want to blow this plastic covering on the bulk head of the hold.

mentally, disturbed 16-year-old Kensington boy has ad thing open any more than it is now," Howard said. L. S. Fickes, pipe foreman mitted making a threatening telephone call to Mayor Howard Terminal was one for the shipyard, told firemen a water line had been placed Kathie Zahn of Albany shortly of the charter members of the 'v-j? lr in the hold but the victims Ex-Fremont Postal Aide, after she began her battle to association when it was form said that when the fire started they were unable to find the ed 20 years ago to effect Uni appoint Paul Boyich to the city council, Kensington police reported today. formity of rates and practices hose.

by U.C4 nearly 60 years ago to build up a collection of materials on California's rapidly disappearing Indian population. DOCTORATE STUDENT At that time, he was a student working for his doctorate at Columbia University, under the direction of Franz Boas, father of American anthropology. Dr. Kroeber's work In the at the 10 ocean-going ports Fickes had just stepped out Police said they have no and private terminals in Cali- Son of the hold when the explosion orma. tooK place.

plans to press charges against the youth. Mrs. Zahn said would like to know "what The dispute stems from an Firemen were hampered by 8 per cent per ton reduction the thick smoke, darkness and prompted him to do it." in intercoastal cargo handling ankle-deep water in the hold. Mrs. Zahn reported to Al charges announced last month bany' police that on the morn It took them several minutes to find the injured men.

Then by Donald L. Dullum, En field of California Indian lore has been recognized by fellow ing of Aug. 4 she received a cinai president they had to struggle to raise the men up through crudely BUSINESS LOSS call at home and a male voice said, "Unless 70U fall in line Fremont's former assistant postmaster and his 26-year-old son were fined a total of $1,250 today for bilking the government out of approximately $1,500 through a payroll falsification scheme. In levying the fines, Federal District Judge Oliver J. Carter noted that W.

A. Thome, 53, of 3879 James Fremont, and his son, scholars, who have awarded him such academic decora tions as the Huxley Medal, the highest citation of the cut openings. The openings As a result, the Luckenbach were barely large enough for and vote you will not live long enough to make the appoint Steamship Company an nounced it would take advan ment. one man to crawl through and the victims had to be tied tage of the cut by using Enci Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain, and the Viking Medal, the most This was shortly after the onto stretchers. nai Terminals exclusively as first round in the controversy The first man was removed coveted award of American its Eastbay loading point on Boyich then proposed ap at 2:15 p.m., the second at Howard through the shift anthropologists.

pointment to the council va Jack D. Thorne, of Santa Clara, had already made 2:45 p.m. and the third al stands to lose about 75,000 tons In 1946, Dr. Kroeber retired cancy. Boyich was appointed 3:10.

full restitution. from the U.C. faculty and also of cargo annually. It consists to the seat last month alter a series of stormy sessions chiefly of canned fruits and vegetables bound for Atlantic The ship had been under repairs at the yard for two months. The job was to be recall movement against Mrs.

became director emeritus the University's Lowie Museum, which he had founded. HALL NAMED Coast ports. Zahn was launched as one completed Friday. Both Howard and Encinai The father was fined $1,000 and the son $250. Judge Carter said the scheme was conceived by the elder Thorne in an effort to recoup money he said he bad spent in operating his own car in the postal result of the move.

operate their own piers and! Th r-Bt Kroeber Hall at Bancroft Way and College which Hoffa Wins ease part of the Port of Oak- ousy been a about landDfacmUes. JIoward uses mafcing crank calls to. neigh- houses the museum and the departments of anthropology wjc 4 wvvv jtac nuihnrc IConcmirtnn rrMno caiH service. The son merely went along with the plan, according and he had made none for Encinai the Ninth Ave. Pier and Outer Harbor.

The rate reduction affected to the judge. The father and -art, was named in his honor, one of the few times a campus building was ever credited him with time FIREMEN ADMINISTER OXYGEN TO INJURED WORKMAN JAMES FRANKS It took more than an hour to find victims and lift them out with ropes some time. Recently, though, he started making calls again and they were traced to him. only intercoastal freight orig Round on New Monitor WASHINGTON, Oct 5-W Teamsters President James R. Hoffa today won a round named for a living person.

worked at the post office while the younger Thorne inating from Encinal's Alameda piers. During his career. Dr. Under questioning, he admitted calling the Albany was actually -working or at Kroeber wrote most of the mayor, according to the po City Puts Priority on Court, major anthropology texts tending school elsewhere. They we're indicted in An lice report used today in most American universities.

gust by the federal grand Jury in San Francisco on one count of conspiracy to defraud in his battle to keep Terrance F. McShane, a former FBI agent from serving as chair Police Units in Justice Hall S.F. Parole Violator Gives Up in Kansas LEAVENWORTH, Oct 5 CTV-A man who identified himself as a parole violator from Calfornia was held by Leavenworth police Dogs Got His Kiss-She Gets Divorce CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct Since his- retirement, he the Government and six counts of falsifying payroll maintained his interest in man of the Board of Monitors over the union. LOwie Museum, and filled A revision, in construction time cards between October, 1959. and Mav 13.

1960. visiting professorships at Dividing 2-1, the U.S. Court programming for the new Hall (DPD Mrs. Mary M. Felix, 34, Cincinnati, was granted a divorce after she told Domestic Relations Judge Carl W.

today. Harvard, Columbia and Bran-deis Universities. of Justice building has been The jrider Thorne has been jobless since he resigned his Police Chief Bill Lee said of Appeals directed that McShane be "restrained "from further performance of his A past president of most $7,030 postal job in May The approved by the Oakland City Council. the major national anthro younger man is working for Edward Leo Bila, 25, walked into police headquarters Tuesday and told officers he was Rich that when he came home from work her husband kissed their two dogs, but not her. duties pending further order of this court" Instead of proceeding with a Peninsula electronics firm.

pological associations, Dr. Kroeber maintained his in CITY COUNCIL ACTION The Oakland City Council last night acted on the following matters: HALL Agreed to a revised construction program, for the Hall of Justice that will concentrate on courts and police administration facilities and leave the jail till last POSITIONApproved plans to create part timeMght-of -way and land officer position. AMBULANCE Denied East Bay Ambulance Com- 1 nany's request for additional ambulance permit. parole violator on a This amounted to saying all work simultaneously, work will be concentrated on com The Thornes had pleaded Innocent earlier this month, then changed their pleas to burglary charge. He gave an that McShane may not serve terest and activities in, these organizations.

Besides his wife, he Is sur- address of 3398 California while the court is considering pleting the municipal fourt and police administration units first guilty of the conspiracy coun St, San Francisco. She also said that her bus-band, Donald E. Felix, 34, now of St. Louis, bought three television sets and two hi-fi sets, but failed to pay the heating bill. The heat was shut off she said.

contentions by Hoffa that McShane is biased against him. only. The other charges wjefe Police telegraphed Cali- vived by a daughter, Ursula, a son Karl, and two stepsons, Work on the cijty; jail will subsequently aroppeo. orma state penitentiary offi Voting for the stay were be deferred to last cials for information on Bila, chief judge Henry W. Edger-ton and Judge Charles Fahy.

Manager Wayne. E. Thomp who formerly lived in Leaven Felix, a salesman, did not uuton ana Theodore. Funeral services will' be held Saturday in Paris. TRANSIT Asked city manager to study San Francisco worth.

Safeway Plans son said the original plan contest the divorce. Judge Wilbur K. Miller dis would have completed the en sented. tire $9.5 million project in Big Expansion Bay Area Rapid Transit District operational plans. LAND Directed city manager to make sure city gets full value for surplus land up for sale by rezoning if feasible.

CONDUIT Called for bids for construction of pipe 1 conduits. mid-1962. 4 Teamster Locals The revision will now see the two major units-finished Leave Trusteeship At Richmond WASHINGTON, Oct 5-U) by Jan. 1962. The jail will be The release of four Team completed by the end of 1962.

EARLIER MOVE han directed Thompson to sor, in the full-time position RICHMOND, Oct S-A $5 million expansion ol the huge sters locals from trusteeship cam be recruited. was announced today by Safeway: warehouse distribu make sure whenever the city sells surplus land that it has been zoned to the highest and Rogers, who had held the union president James Hoffa. tion centerd on Hoffman Blvd Thompson 'said the new plan will permit the county to its court facilities from the ctiy hall into the will be started soon. best use possible. Hoffa said the locals are the full-time position reached the compulsory retirement age of 70 Jast week.

Thompson said the salary would remain the The firm will build a frozen Houlihan complained thai new building sooner than ex packing plant for produce. he knew of at least one parce: first restored to local autonomy since a board of monitors barred the release of any prepacking plant for fresh same $780 a month. pected and will permit police headquarters to get settled on Bancroft Ave. that was sold as residential land and a foot 2 By a 4 to 3 vote denied trusteed locals in July 1958. earlier.

bakery and a later rezoned by the new The four are No. 176, Day the appeal of East Bay Ambulance Co. from Thompson's 'The' "change in programming foot egg plant owner with city approval to ton, Ohio; 431, Fresno, Commercial for a service sta decision to turn down the means city jail prisoners will have to be transported tem No. 630, Los Angeles General grocery warehouses, truck depot and company's application for a and No. 955, Kansas porarily from city hall to the uD fo i I 1 I 'J 11 111 .1..

1 ff, 5-CaHed for bids Oct. 13 permit to. operate an addi said the union hopes for construction of a pipe tional ambulance. new courtrooms, nut mat hardship is overweighed by to release more locals from conduit in Keswick Court and James Quinn, Thompson's trusteeship in the near future the other advantages, Thomp Beaconsfield i Place. Restoration of the locals to hearing officer, reported the firm had made no showing son said." autonomy follows election of First phase of the building officers under the supervision cheese plant, already are in operation at the 69-acre site adjacent to Hoffman Blvd.

between South 23rd and 32nd Streets. The dry-grocery distribution building alone has eight acres under one roof and a capacity of 560 carloads of foodstuffs. Development of the multimillion dollar center was started in 1956. of the city's need for additional service. at Sixth and Broadway, cost' Berkeley Women To Hear Speaker of the Honest Ballot Associ ing $2,165,000 is more than 3 At Thompson's request ation.

per cent complete. Installa retrieved from where it was BERKELEY, Oct 5-Mrs Release of the four leaves 55 tion of elevators, costing "filed" last month a letter Haiaeman will speak locals still in trusteeship. The $428,000 is nearly completion, from the San Bay at the noon luncheon meeting international union has aboui Phase 2, costing $3 million is Area Rapid Transit District tomorrow of the Episcopal 900 locals. more than 15 per cent com explaining proposed routes, unurchwomen of St. Mark' Episcopal Church, 2314 Ban plete.

Ui- 1 -OTHER ACTION rights of way, terminals, stations, yards and related facil Flood Control Work Directors to Open Water Bond Bids croft Way. The contract for an under In other action-last nighl the council: Mrs. Haldeman, vice presi dent of the Episcopal Church ground flood control and FREMONT. Oct. -V Bids storm drain in Union City has for the sale of 1 Agreed to create a posi Various department heads will study the plans and report to the council how they will affect the women of the Diocese of California, will discuss the White been awarded to Galbraith tion of part-time right-of-way Construction 995 Blossom and land officer to allow worth of bonds will be opened by the Alameda County Water District directors at 7:45 p.m.

BIG LIFT This 15-lon blocLof sandstone held by giant crane before beino lowered into place in east breakwater at rtalf Moon Ray. The project, with 2620-foot west breakwater, will him bay into safe refuge for commercial fishing beats and ether craft. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project will be completed October, 1961. 4 At the suggestion of Way, Hayward, on their bid House Conference on Youth.

Mrs.Lewis president, will preside. Kenneth Rogers to remain in Councilman John C. Houli today. of city employ until his succes 1 GH ILDRE BE NEFI YOU I E-UNITED CRUSADE.

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