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6-A OAKLAND TRIBUNE, SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 1935 Permits for January anil Fe ruary Gain 60 Per ('<; Over Snme Months in 19; Oakland led nil other Pacif Coast cities in value of buildin permits for last month. Principal cities of the seve western States showed a CO pc cent gain in value of permits Issue for January and February over th «ame months in IJTJ-i. This was revealed today in th reports of 95 city and county built Ing inspection departments to th Daily Pacific Builder of Sa Francisco. Oakland, although only 385 pei mits were listed for February, ha construction valued at $1.831,482 f< the month, the report shows, Lr Angeles, with 1344 permits valur at "$1,555,5(1], hold:?" second placi and San Francisco, with 450 pur mits valued at $007,00:;, thir place. $6,000,000 HIGHER Western building contracts i January and February total $16, 000,000, as compared to the $10, 000,000 total for the same montli last year in the major "Wcsteri cities. Although Oakland's gain in las month's totals is influenced by th $1,500,000 award for the Alamedr County Courthouse, gains over las year's figures are general, (lie re port declared. Portland, Seattle Tac'oraa, Salt Lake City, Lent, Beach, Fresno, Berkeley, Beverlj Hills showed increases. BETTER THAN 1!)34. ; The. total building for February exceeds that of any month in 1934 except October. Last January's building contracts totaled $7,420,406 and February's total, not yet complete, is listed al $7,930,205. Oakland Likely To Lose Northland There Is little hope that the revenue cutter Northland will continue to bo based at Oakland, according to a communication received yesterday by the City Clerk from Congressman John H. ToVan, who sale that he had consulted with Congressman Albert E. Carter and will Coast Guard authorities, but tht, latter still desired the base to be transferred to Scuttle. "I feel sorry thnt apparently nolh ing can be done," sold Tolan, "loi the reason that there Is no particular use lor the Northland In Oakland." The Northland lias been based nt Oakland since she was commissioned. Her predecessor, the famous old Bear, was based at Oakland for several decades. Coast Guard authorities said that the comparative nearness of Seattle to Polar waters is one reason for transferring the base. Missing Oaklander Found in Santa Cruz Found wandering in an exhausted condition on the outskirts of Santa Cruz, Morris Graiffe, 81, missing Oakland man, was reported recovering yesterday in the County Hos- piial there. Graiffe, who lives In a rooming house at 429 Sixth Street, disappeared last Wednesday and was reported missing by his landlady, 'Mrs. Anna Griffith. No clue to his whereabouts was discovered until Santa Cruz authorities communicated with Oakland police yesterday. Graiffe said he had traveled to Santa Cruz on a bus. Police said Graiffe had been receiving the Slate old age pension. He has no relatives here but a nephew, Lawrence Graiffe, lives in Iron Mountain, Mich. Dahlia Society to Hold Benefit Whist SAN LEANDKO, March 9.—Members of the San Lcamlrn JJnhlia Society will hold a benefit whist party Tuesday night at Veterans' Memorial Hall, Charles Garrity, secretary of. the group, said today. The affair will be open to the public and play will start promptly nt H o'clock. WOMEN'S CITY CLUB Presents Constance Dixon in a series of 30 FREE LECTURES Bridge Thli iirlu, eovrrlnt III, son Systrm of liidilinr: a U'ICIi IhcfmidiinrnliH o oprnlnc rrnijircnirni* bUfts. I'lan In altrrr] r Tuesday, March 12 8:00 P. M. FISHING TUGS BATTLE LAKE ICE '^WajorMi**™, 4 yi*- CLEVELAND, March 9.—Here is the first flotilla of fishing l"8' on 'heir wa y f rom Cleveland to open (lie American season of the Great Lakes net fishing on Lake Eric. The tugs were forced to batter their way through the ice to reach the fishing ground: — A. P. IVirephoio, Today's Pictures IVith Today's News. MATCH POINTS BY MARY ELLEN HOLLY TOURNAMENTS MONDAY Oakland Colonial Bridge Club, mixed pairs, 8 p. in, Kockrldtfo Wnman'ft Club, progressive bridge; 1 p. m. II. C. CsipweM's, supervised play; 11 a. m. TUESDAY Colonial Bridge Club, Junior tournament; 8 p. m. II. C. dip well's, women's pairs; 1 p. m. Women's Athletic Club—members only; supervised play. The Children's Hospital lournn lent is nil over except the fina lay-off. It will be held at tin ome oC Mrs. George Kills, 60' nrlston Avnnue, Piedmont, nex Wednesday evening nt 8 o'clock wo teams will battle that evening id Mrs. H. C. Perrine will direc ic affair. We list those four pairs who wil kc part Wednesday evening in tin nals. The first and third pairs wil ay against the second and fourth hich sounds fair enough. Pol. Dr. ana Mrs. Chas. Frcytatr.58.4 BInrk Kyan-C. N. Woml. ...58.18 Mr. anil Mrs. I,. U. Terreo.58.11 Mr. and Mrs. A. II. Felolilin.57.5 The winners of last Wednesday ght's tourney were: North-South Pot, IV.'rs. W. M. Cook Mrs. II. C. Chapin 65 Dean II. Cook Spenser Shnrpe ^..54.7 East-West Mr. and Mrs. A. H. FcIclilln..5D.7 Leon B. Tcrreo Dr. II. W. Harding: 65 Thursday night was Variety Night the Berkeley Women's City Club, the first place, Howard Embcr- ig, who witli your columnist alehes over the tournament at the ib. wasn't there, becau:rj he is ayinK in tho Pacific Coast.Cham- onship matches in Los Angeles is week-end. To take his place, sent Don Rilcy. As for variety in the hands, there as one board there that WBS nycd just about every way it uld have been, with results which Jily entertained the players who aycd after the game for the refiu- r weekly post-mortem. We'll give u the hnnd first, nud then, after u have decided what you would ve done read what twelve pairs d witli it on Thursday. East-West vulnerable. East dealer, iidney Iligglns Mrs. H. A. Pilgrim —A K Q !) 8 4 *fc—10 7 5 —.1 8 iy—7 3 —7 0—Q J 1" 8 --A K .1 4 Jf, -10 7 fl n is. Frank DuffyS. H. McCammon —K G n ri <;>— A 10 5 4 2 —8 6 , r ) 4 2 0— A K 2 . -2 *—Q 983 The bidding: North Kast S'-'ith WMI HI Pass 2S Pass 3D P.i.'S 4NTI>ass 5NT P.T-S 7S Pass Pass Thai'.-; the way Sid Higgins and S. If. IMrCammon bid it. Mrs. Uuffy, \\-\w wns silting North, re- !!!T!!l:tli IlflL'I tllO SCVCIl Spade bid, "Well, there's only one bid that ran boat that." Whether or not tlial ki-pt Mr. MrCanimon from bidding ^evcn no trumps nobody Knows, bill thrn. seven spades isn't a ilKippointing bi,l at tli.il. A.s fur the oilier bidders on this bo.inl. Five pairs played the con- Ir.-u.t a! six .spades. Three were satisfied 1o take it at game with a four-spade bid; two got there v.ilh six no Inimps, nnd one pair got sidetracked into n four-heart SPECIALS! Pure White Lead 100 ib, $9.75 H/ Pwre White Shellac gal. $1.95 NOW! Ali Purpose Paini. .gal. SI.50 v J/ Flat While gal. $1.25 ^—.Semi-Gloss Enamel gal. $2.45 Final Quality--Mmh in Clur Onn Fnrlorv Wallpaper 5c roll up Linoleum, 3 yards for $1.00 up .519 13th St. Telephone GLtnconrt 52-18 bid and were set one trick. Only the McCammon-lIIgglns combination got to o grand slam on the hand, nnd in all cases with the exception of the heart bid, the players mode seven tricks on the hand. There is, of course, a seven no- trump bid in the hnnd. The winners for the evening were: ret. 1—A. A. Axelson-J, C. Dotiff- ory 63.04 2—Mrs. H. E. FonlcclIIa-IMrs. K. D. Fish 60.47 3—Mrs. Allyii Smith - Mrs. Harold Wliiff SB.40 O ft & Although we have no results from the Pacific Coast Championships (we couldn'L have because they are being played right now) we can" Mrs. Ariel- j t a C u r r i '~ and Paul EDNA KINO Carl from the Community Club aim to bring Ihe laurel brnnciie: back to put over the club mantel piece, but Miss Edna King nnd C. L. Granger of the Coloninl Club are going to see. that they have competition. Tho Granycr-King combination left Thursday night for Los Angeles. Thcj' will be back in town tomorrow. £ £ O Thursday night's tournament at the Community Club resulted as follows: M. r. 1—Mrs. II. C. Pcrrlnc-Mrs. A. It. Fclchlin 173 Z— Miss Helen Stcv«ns-May- imnl Orme 14ftJS 3—F. J. Castlcman - Mrs. Harriet Fnrdoc M5J£ 0 O O The Hockriclgo Women's Club luu: progressive bridge afternoons twice month on alternate Mondays nt the club house. The play began In September and May will see the end of it. Scores nre kept from week to week, and the winner for nil those months will le celve n handsome prize. Each afternoon the winner receives two-deck set of cards. Anywhere Irom 10 to 16 tables of Rockridge members and their guests attend these games. Winners this past week were: 1—Mrs. E. M. Painlon 4430 2—Mrs. Roy Arthur -HIM 3—Mr.s. C. L. Fuydam -1020 4—Mrs. I). C. Host-brook ...Sft-10 0 Ci 0 Two duplicate loimiamenis nre , f oing on at the "Women's Athletic Jlub, one of which was begim rhursday afternoon, and is called he "Popular Tournament." Winners Jn?t week were: North-South Frt. Mrs. Webster Rntlrdne-Mrs. J. L. Sim pain 57 Mrs. Emil Frltsch - Mrs, Lro Wilson S3 Easf-Wesl Mrs.. Charles. I-Ypytajr - Mrs. Joseph Hunt 53 Mrs. Henry Jackson-Mrs. T. K. Jack won 5(1 Theologian Will Give Talk at Mills Dr. Sydney E. Snow, presidi-nt if the Mondvillo Theological School of Chicago, will ho n j;urst of Mills College 4 Hie colics^ fium.ay oveninft vesper sen-ices tonifihl, •mrf next Sunday ntnht. He will be Introfhirpd. by Dr. Robert French T .ravens, enlist 1 chaplain, nnd will .speak on "Why Worship" mitt "Dcsinn for Living." Syurl Ilossian, Persian lecturer on India at the University of Southern California, will spenk nt the II o'clock services Sunday, March H, on "Mahatma Gandhi nnd India Today." MARTINEZ, Marcli 0.—Search fo Mrs. Ruth McCord, indicted forme: director of the Contra Costa Count; Social Welfare Department, ccn tered today in Reno, Nevada, when Sheriff John A. Miller strove "t find the trial which ended then following her flight. Miller was checking railroac ticket offices und interviewing employees in Hie belief that Mrs. McCord had purchased another licko in lieno after arriving there a feu hours after flie Grand .Jury her< had indicted her on charges of em bozzIumeiiL of public funds am grand theft. His deputies hero also were preparing to broadcast circulars to po h'co departments over half Ihe continent, but .said these would not be sent out until word is received fron Miller. Mrs. McCord left Marline/, by train shortly before thu indictments were returned early Thursday morning. She went to Sacramcntr and there bought another railroat ticket to Reno, Police in cities ol the Middle West where she has relatives also have been asked to op preliend her. Alta Mira Club to Nominate Officers SAN LEANDRO, March 9.—Nominating committee reports will be submitted at an executive boarc session prior to iho regular meeting of the Alfa Mira Club Monday r.fteniooiv officials of Ihe group said today. The program for the afternoon will include a talk by a representative of Ihe Oakland Girl Scout Council and a discussion of iobbiCK by Mrs. A. N. Ailkcn. The monthly curd parly of the or- jati!7.atiuM will be held March III, and iirrangomonls are being made by committees working under the biipervisiun of Mrs. George Weldoi and Mrs. A. I. Phulps, Election in School District Planned W1NTKRS. Mnrcli 9.—Kciioos of n bitter school district election fipht that two years atio was carried into the Superior Court here to be settled will be heard whrn the school trustro election is held in April for the Union School District near Winters. Harry Stephani, who lost, mil Ii the court -fi.^ht, lias announced thnt he will asnin be n candidate fm the position, opposing Mrs. A Fredericks, who was awarded the position by court order. Four Whipped for Delaware Thefts WILMINGTON. Del-, March 0.— I.R)—While spectators looked on 'our men were given lashes at. the Veu-cnplle County Workhouse today The four wt'ie J.-iim'S Welsh. 23, of Lynn, Mass., and three Ncjiroos. Welsh, who received 10 lashes ari- ninislered by Warden J. Leach, had pleaded cuiity to steal his; nn over- coal. The Ni'!:n»rs were ronvictod f chicken tiiefts. T TI • F Try I his tree Apply 1 1 in Any nii|ifiirc. Old «r Ilrccnl. l,:imc »T Sinnll. nnil You Arc- nn <lu- Ho ml Thnt Hn* Sent Free to Prove This Kvery ruptured mini or woman should •nto nt once U> W. S. Hire. 185 S. Main 1. Aclimi.-. N. V., fur :i fire tri.il ol his iii.-mm,' Lymplin] Mrihod in Hiintiin* unlrol .IUM put it on your nurture nnd iok for niii<-k li.Mif ficuil ri-Mills. Hoes not ilr-ii'fi'H> \\illi imss ni- siippurt you may i- wo.iniiB. hut instiintly, safoly works to id natino In Ho-ir.t: tlio onrnini: PO Hint i-ontn.-itlv yonr ;ip|)li.inro may he dis- ndrd. Kvrry ruptured porecm will wcl- 11110 Mils icsult. Wlint Is the usp of •ciirinj,* stipnorls nil your life. If you on't liavi 1 to 1 : Why risk Banrronc, stran- utatiim and Mich diincrrs from a small IK! innocent rupture. Iho kind thnt has uouTi thousands on the oprriitliin Inlilp? li-.Kt .if iii'itpli- .-irr- rl;iflv runtime Mirh .sk. Just hei-.uisc tlifir ruplures do not urt or prevent their JTcttinfi mound. liiiii-i.-miK h.ive niiidc this frro li'M. No ii>!uivd ni'ison r,in afford In pa-^t 11 hy. >r It 1-; a wnndorftil Ihliu: and hus aided 'nturc In hralini: niptiiros thnt wrre ns l« as n man's two fists. Write nt once to '. S. !»«.. Inc., Iflf. S. Miiln 51.. Adnms. , Y., fnr quick results. • ~ff * ••' m m ISSIOiS Special Election, to He TWd Tiiewltiy, Cnlli'il for Bv New Citv Charter ALAMKDA, March 9.—Alamcda voters will ballot next Tuesday on the election of a police and fire commission and a new board of public utilities commissioners. The special election is to be held to carry out the provisions of charter amendments adopted last No- cember G, when the police and fire departments were removed from the jurisdiction of the city manager and placed under a commission of five members to be elected by popular vote. The utilities board was made an elective body at that time. A proposed amendment to the city charter curbing the authority of the new utilities commission to issue revenue bonds for the acquisition of new enterprises will also appear on the ballot at the special elect inn next Tuesday. This amendment, sponsored by the Alameda Voters' LeaHue and the Ahirneda Advance Club, headed, respectively, by John Ansel and Captain If. M. Bradley, would require the commission to submit all proposals to issue revenue 1 bonds to a vole of the electorate. OPPOSED 1IV LEAGUK The amendment is opposed by the Alameda Charter League, of which William J. Austin is president. The Alameda Voters' League and the Alameda Charter League each have indorsed groups of candidates for the five places on the utilities commission and the three police and fire commission vacancies to be filled. The Alameda Voters' League has indorsed for the utilities commission Ecklcy S. Cunningham, engineer; John M. O'Dca, credit manager; Edward Bowes, engineer; Paul S. Neumann, purchasing agent, and Charles M. Homanowitx, engineer. For the police and fire commission (ho s;nnc group has indorsed Lee II. Cnvn- naugh, garage owner; David C. Moses, printing plant superintendent, and Henry H. Shed, accountant. LEAGUK CANDIDATES Candidates sponsored by the Alameda Charter League are as follows: Utilities Commission: Herbert R. Connor, engineer; William A. Knapp, advertising executive: Conrad Roth, contractor; Cl i fford A. Theriault, engineer, and Alonzo S. Wood, engineer. For the police and fire commission: Dr. Prior Paul Baron, physician; Marvin H. Blank- enslup, cafe owner, and Harry O. Holies, florist. Louis Servente, former Alameria police inspector, Is an independent candidate for the police and fire commission. Brother Averts Prison Term SAN FRANCISCO, March 9.—A brother's love won five-years' probation instcnd of a penitentiary sentence for Leo Gross, 45-year-old machinist who appeared before Federal Judge A. F. St. Sure on charges he was a narcotic addict today. George Gross, San Francisco and Los Angeles businessman, told the court after Leo entered the guilty plra Hint he would devote the remainder of his life to caring for Leo if the court would grant probation. LJoth brothers told how Leo, suffering from a serious ailment four years ago, began using narcotics to ease his pain. Then, two years ago, he suffered severe burns and permanent injuries in an explosion and began to use morn narcotics. REACH CHEST QUOTA I lie Piedmont residential division was the first to push "over-the- top" in the 1935 drive for Community Chest funds. Checking over the figures are Mrs. S. M. Haslctt, Jr. (standing), captain of Battalion B and Mrs. Thomas M. Dargie, major of Battalion A. More than 1000 field workers are soliciting funds llus year. est Army Hopes to Go Over Top in Coming Week Ahead of their total in amount subscribed over the corresponding day of the 1934 crusade, the 1100 field workers who comprise the residential divisions of (lie Oakland Community Chest army ai'c determined to £o over the trip in the closing days of the coming week- Mrs. II:irry East Miller, general residential chairman, and her 10 colnnrls last nif.ht expressed elation over the fact that the Piedmont Division of Col. Mrs. Stanley Moore lad passed the 100% quota mark, with the other divisions competing closely in the high percentage .Tickets. In addition to Mrs Moore, residential group colonels are: Earle r.insley, Division No. 3: WiIlium Knowies. Division No. 4; Mrs. C. R. Adams, Division No. 5; Mrs. John F. Mullins. Division No. 7; Mr?. P. T. Kramer. Division No. 8; Mrs. rge A. I''leckcnstcin, acting colonel of Division No. 10; Mrs. John Cameron Clark. Division No. 11; C. T. McDonald, Division No. 12, and Mrs. William II. Sargent, Division No. 13. "Knowledge that partial failure of he IJWU and 1D34 appeals 1ms k-ft ho Sy agencies in a precarious fin- •mcinl state has imbued this year's •evidenti;il divisions with a do-or- He spivit Hint is showing results," VIrs. Sargent declared last night. 'Orphanages, hospitals, health clin- cs, must be maintained throughout ho yrnr. We cannot provide enough noney to carry them six or night or ten months—and then let them down." 'Til any institution, whether it be store, a bank, n hospital, or a iome, continuous yearly deficits menn disaster," Mrs. Adams paid. Superimposed upon operating deficits of 1933, and the exhaustion of reserves in that year, the agencies in 1J)34 suffered additional defi- •its totaling $C2,000. "This is imperatively the yrnr ii vliich we must meet our goal of $350,025 to the last penny—the year in which we must balance the budget for human needs." The Chest army closed their second week of report luncheons with $3f>4,183, or fin% of the goal of ; $559,025, pledged by 36,891 persons. i Report luncheons will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday of the coming week. I Vice-Principal to \ BeP.-T. A. Speaker ! SAN LEANDRO, March 9. -Rex ; Turner, vice-principal of Fremont jHiiih School, will discuss "Character Education" as guest speaker at a meeting of the Broadmoor P.-T. A. Tuesday afternoon. A representative of the Girl Scout Council also will speak, according to Mrs. Frank Garcia, president, and a musical program will be presented under the direction of Miss Margaret Noyes. Nominating committee members will be selected during a business session prior to the program, and plans for a marionette show to be given April 25 to raise funds for the school "Sunshine Class" will be discussed. CITV HALL BIDS ASKED GRASS VALLEY, March 8.—The Grass Valley City Council is again asking for bids for the construction of a City Hall Building on the municipal lot on East Main Street. Bids must be filed by March 27. The city proposes a City Hall, jail and fire department building for about $15,000. \ FOUNTAIN PENS REPAIRED, CLEANED [ Credit on Old Pens for New piNExemoE [. 376 14TH ST., OAKLAND IT'S BEEN A LOWG WINTER anil Hansels (Ufa we 'tins) Heed a spring tonic! You'll »<W to tWir life if yoti hav« »li»m laundered—BEFORE you i)or\ them tnf, Blantit chining ii tU w«rlo"i wont t«lt for the home laundry ... but tft «n eutcf icience h«r«, Erery itep in their cleaning Ii ufeguarded to retain Hielr beauty of dollgn and color and thair drowsy warmth. We bring bad all their fluffy loveliness and loflneii ... dry them to enact meeture on a special frame .., treat them with reel respect, » that they are returned to you ai bright and attractive at n»w. Far gnaltr eemfarl anJ Jrowyir n!(lili. . . IET US LAUNDER All YOUR BED LINEN [ fl n I »0t FMtll ON OTHEt SMVICES • nrf DDT ClIANING... Wmc FRUITVAIE 6600 r E W A S H E V £ R V T H i W 6 "W fTtf- ?l V O ft Y -SO Al>; cm fill .IF S SANTA CRUZ, March 9.—With O. W. Horn's resignation as SERA director of Santa Cruz County yesterday, strong sentiment in favor of the appointment of W. H. Joesiinj, 1 , an associate in CWA 18 months ago, to fil! the vacancy was being expressed here. Joesting, disbursing officer under CWA and holding a similar position in SERA, said he did not seek the job. In order to be free to participate in the construction of the Los Angeles aqueduct Karn also resigned his position as a member of the County Park Commission. This is die tenth year of [he popular, all- expense rours to Europe under the guidance of trained tour conductors. During the summer, of 1935, you may thoose from 35 tours, each including several Continental countries and the British Isles at surprisingly low rates. The cose of your ticket includes steamship fates, European railroad fates, hotels, meals, sight-seeing, motor coaches, lake steamers, pnvate automobiles, entrance fees to galleries and museums, tips in Europe, passenger and baggage transfers, etc. You know exactly what your trip will cost you. No disappointments, no unexpected expenses. Clioose onr of the famous Empresses of S opular Duchesses of the Canadian Pacific ect,sailing via ttie St. Lawience Seaway— the shortest, most direct route to Europe, AH-tnclustvefures range froai $331 for the 23-day tour up to $349 for the 60-day tour, round tripfrom Montreal. Lowfares from California to Montreal. Reservations for one of these personally conducted tours should be made as early as possible. Ask any travel agent or see Fred L. Mason, Gen. Agenr, 152 Geary St., San Francisco, COURSES IN Home Making . . . Food Preparation Art of Entertaining Tuesday, March 12,2 p. m. Oakland Tribune Lconomicj Ilui Little Theatre Fourth Floor, Kahn's Dopt. Store Featuring this Tuesday TWO BRIDGE LUNCHEONS Something new in serving which includes a novel arrangement of the suggested (ocds. This Cooking Forum Tuesday will be intensely interesting to young matrons who seek new ideas in entertaining. Come! Learn about these interesting recipes which will establish you as a gracious hostess. 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