Daily Independent Journal from San Rafael, California on August 5, 1958 · Page 4
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4 3fiiftrttrttftritt-%tmrttal. Tuesday, August 5, 1958 Post-Party Plane Ride Brings Death To Three PACOIMA (JF — A gav evening at a cabaret ended in explosive death today for a party of three that went plane riding in darkness with a student pilot at the controls. Their light plane crashed at 3:45 a.m. and exploded and burned in the front yard of a home. Dead are: James Edward Hooker. 42. a student pilot with 70 flying hours who was not authorized to carry passengers. He operat- Judge Carter Asks Cut In Assessment Jesse W. Carter of Sleepy Hollow', associate justice of the state Supreme Court who has been at odds with Marin County over his private dam in the Sleepy Hollow hills, has asked ta‘^ development on South Nothe county supervisors to cut vat0 boulevard would under- the assessment on his property. ( m*ne Novato s chances of ever Carter’s attorney, Wallace na.'arge reg,onal shoP’ Myers of San Anselmo. appear-1 fee,’„ countered Rag. xl a paving firm in nearby \Torth Hollywood. Helen Padgett. 26. copper­ haired North Hollywood cock- lail waitress. She was wearing an evening gown. Lambros D. Lambrinos, 38. North Hollywood. Authorities said the three j closed up a nightclub at 2 a m. i then headed for Whiteman Airpark. Hooker, who had never flown at night before, took off in a Cessna 172. Residents of the neighborhood were awakened by the plane's circling. They said it seemed that the pilot was groping for a landing through patchy fog. One witness said the plane's engine was sputtering. Then suddenly the craft dove into the front yard of a home on San Fernando road. No one in the home was hurt. SAFEWAY Continued from page 1 BUSTS OUT OF Attempting to bust out of a San Francisco jail last night, cocktail waitress Jeanne Brown, 28, became the butt of a big joke when only Items 1 and 2 of her 35-22-36 measurements got through a 7 by 10-inch opening in the cell. Item 3 wedged firmly in the opening. Firemen with hacksaws got her loose. Miss Brown, in the clink on a drunk charge, was placed in another cell. (AP Wirephoto) PARKING Funeral Held For Aged Tómales Man Continued from page 1 iaVnieht ‘to6 DresentiSCarter^ I sha'U‘‘thaYa cegionai shdppfng of a committee. This time Me -1 Funeral services were held Ji , , , 14 V. ♦ ¡center for Novato is far off in Innis went along, naming Bag-ithis morning in Petaluma for case. The board took the mat- thp future/> shaw and Councilmen Joseph ( George S. Foucault, 80, of To- er under su mission, as is Commissioner James Cuzner F. Sauer and Louis H. Baar to males .He died Saturday in Pet- of Novato, who offered the mo- serve on the committee, along aiuma after a short illness. their custom with assessment protests, to be decided later. Carter’s protest points out tion to approve the rezoning, urged his colleagues to “look that his 34.43 acres of land in at this realistically.” Sleepy Hollow were originally appraised by the county appraisal commission at $55,000. “I don't see that there is any other reasonable use for this property,” he said. “It's now He protested, he said, and the, used for sheep . . . and I don't appraisal commission's infor- j think a strip like this can be mation bureau, after investiga-, used for grazing indefinitely.” tion. reduced the appraisal to North Marin’s commercial $25,000. expansion, said Cuzner, is not Carter contends that even proceeding according to the this is too much. He argues master plan. He said the people that the land is agricultural in of Novato want more commer- character and worth only about cial development and are not with two representatives of the J He is survived by his widow, chamber of commerce to be Mrs. Theresa Foucault of To- named by the chamber. That done, the council proceeded to approve plans and specifications for development of two of the lots— those at Third and A streets and on Lootens place—and call for bids on their development to be opened Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. This was on the council agenda before the Kaiser proposal, made in a telegram to males and a f daughter, Mrs. Don Meadows of Berkeley. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Petaluma. DAIRY MARKET SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Dairy: Prices to retailers (FSMNS): Butter AA and A 1-lb. print 65 68 V 2 ; 14-lb. print 68^-69; $300 an acre, or a total of $10,- pinning their hopes on a re- n;*v Manappr Dan F \nder Srade B 1-lb. print 63-66; Vi- 500. He asks a reduction to that I gional center. | ^ was received ! lb' 63^'67- valuation, with consequent reduction of his assessment to $2.415. Last vear it was assessed at $ 2 , 200 . POLICING Continued from page 1 this way,” replied Chairman Walter R. Castro, referring to Brandow's letter. “You would have to assign three men and an automobile for service in Corte Madera.” “How do you know it wouldn't be cheaper for the sheriff’s department to provide that service to a number of small cities?” Mrs. Schultz asked. Jensen said costs cannot be estimated until the board makes a policy decision “as to what you are going to charge them for.” Mrs. Schultz insisted that Jensen make a study of the success or failure of other county programs where police protection is furnished cities. Fusselman. who represents the Ross Valley, said he would prefer to make the investigation himself and report back to the board. “We have an administrator to do that,” Mrs. Schultz replied. “Unfortunately, we do,” Fusselman shot back. gional Supporting his unsuccessful motion were Commissioners George Scott and Niels Schultz, with George Ludv and Chairman William Upton opposing. Cuzner later won unanimous approval of a motion calling for re-evaluation of areas designated for com- i mercial use by the North Marin master plan. TIME AND TIDE Department of Commerce United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, Western District headquarters. Times and heights of tides at San Francisco (Golden Gate'»: TO AUGUST 6 Mill Valley School Board Sets Budget I The column of heights gives the 1 elevation in feet of each tide | above or below the plane of Coast (Survey chart soundings. The j depths are always additive to the chart depths unless preceded by la minus sign (-), when the num- ! bers are subtracted from the 1 depth given in the chart. PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME • Heights in Feet) High Low High Low A.M. A.M. P.M. P.M. 5 3:57 4 0 9:44 1 4 4:40 5 0 11:00 1 6 6 5:04 3.7 10:25 1 8 5:22 5.0 ................ Cheese: Monday’s quotes: single daisies 40-42; loaf 39-41. Eggs: Large AA 51-55; large A 48-52; medium AA 41-46; medium A 41-45, small A 24-28. Prices to retailers: Poultry Producers: Large AA 51-55; large A 48-52; medium AA 41-45, small A 24-28. ROUSE & BOIVIES San Raf Canal—Plus 1 hr.. 10 min Giant Farm Players In Airborne Row With no objections registered at last night’s public hear- I"*, ‘he Mill Valley School Di.- ¡ « JUn trict budget of $1,0/1,<00 was Marshall (Tómales Bav>— Plus 1 hr adopted. The figure compares with $995.224 for last year. Other matters covered by the district’s trustees included acceptance of a gift of $1,545 from the Alto Parent-Teacher Assn. for instructional material. Personnel changes included acceptance of the resignation of Battiste (Bob) Savattone, director of maintenance, who has accepted a similar position with the Oakland recreation department. The board hired three new teachers, leaving three spots yet to be filled. Trustees decided to devote several future meetings to “a discussion regarding method of studying and developing educational philosophy.” Coing places this summer ? MARIN FIRE CALLS SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Dusty Rhodes and Joe Margo- neri of the San Francisco Giants’ Phoenix farm club were kicked off a Western Air- YFKTFRD 4Y * lines plane yesterday for stag- j 4:30 p m Ta'malpai* Valley - ing a knock-down, drag-out Half acre grass fire adjacent to | fight while en route from Port-! |]^e<^/.,RoK1frJ’erkimSM509^Brook' , , „ . T . , j line. Cause unknown. No damage land, Ore., to Los Angeles. The plane radioed ahead for police to meet it and made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport. Rhodes, one-time Giant World Series star, and Margo- neri broke lounge chairs, smashed tables and terrified other passengers as they lunged at one another in the plane's narrow center aisle. Stewardess Betty Hunt of Hollywood told police. In San Anselmo it's THE RANCH HOUSE Fa ir Prices . . . Good Food . . . 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Borrow confidently from HFC C«*li You MONTHLY PAYMENT PLANS 0*4 24 20 12 6 \ paxmts paxmts Paxmts paxmts $196 $ 5.61 $ 6.43 $~ 977 ~ $ 18,18 200 11.03 12.69 19.36 36.17 500 27.00 31.14 47.84 89.84 1000 51.51 59.84 93.28177.11 1500 75.03 87.55 137.72 263.40 ¡'amenti include charges at the rate of 2},",e per month on halanrei not exceeding fit W tnd 2‘ Q per month on halanrei ahore fl()0 bul not exceeding SSOO and S/6 if I % per month on any remainder. OUSEHOLD FINANCE CORTI MADIRA Corto Madera Shopping Center 56 Freeway—PHONE: WAbash 4-3901 fAN RAPAII 887 Fourth Street—PHONE: GLenwood 4-0112^ Mill Valleyan's Father Dies Of Heart Attack A Requiem Mass for Bertram A. Mibach, father of Mrs. Rita Smith of Mill Valley, will be offered tomorrow at 10 a m. at St. Boniface Church, San Francisco. Mibach collapsed Sunday in San Francisco, apparently suffering a heart attack. The 61- year-old San Francisco native was assistant manager of the Veterans War Memorial Building in that city for 12 years. A Legionnaire, he was active in political and civic affairs. He is survived by Mrs. Smith, his widow, Hazel Mibach, and sons Richard and Warren, all of San Francisco. Legion services will be held tonight at 8 o’clock and the rosary will be recited at 8:30 o’clock at the Gantner-Felder- Kenney Chapel, 1965 Market street, San Francisco. Sausalitan Dies In S. F. Hospital Harlow P. Shawr, a resident of Marin since 1942 and a guard at the Oakland Army base since 1946, died Sunday at a San Francisco hospital after a brief illness. He was 65. A native of Minnesota, Shaw came to Marin in 1942 when he was employed at the wartime Marinship yard, moving to 11 Grove street, Mill Valley, in 1946. Recently, he has been living at the home of a niece at 11 Giard in Sausalito. He is survived by his wife, Effie, a stepson. Kenneth Trulson of Corte Madera, three grandchildren and one great­ grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the Russell and Gooch Chapel in Mill Valley Thursday at 10:30 a.m. As a veteran of the 88th infantry in World War I. he will be buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno. MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED George A. Rollins, 24, and Margaret L. Hall, 18, both of Petaluma George J. Martin Jr., 24. of the 666th Air Control and Warning Squadron, Mill Valley, and Joan Yvonne Beckstrand, 19, of 85 Coronet avenue, Mill Valley. William S. Calvert, 29. and Jane K. Clayton, 34, both of San Francisco. DEATHS 38-Year Resident Of Marin Passes Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Mrs. Elizabeth J. Johnson of 51 Circle avenue, Mill Valley, who died yesterday at a local hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Johnson was a resident of Marin County for 38 years, having lived in Corte Madera and Mill Valley. A native of San Francisco, she is survived by a brother, William Johansen of Antioch, and a sister, Ruth Forstrom of San Francisco. Services will be held at Anderson’s, 1387 Valencia street, San Francisco tomorrow at 11 a.m. JOHNSON—Aug. 4. in San Rafael, Elizabeth J. Johnson, loving sister of William Johansen and Ruth Forstrom and the late Dorothy Berg, John and Carrie Johansen; daughter of the late Wilhelm and Marthine Johannessen. Friends are invited to attend funeral services, 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Anderson's, 1387 Valencia street, San Francisco. Interment Olivet Memorial Park. (8/5) JONES—In San Francisco, Aug. 2, 1958. Fred E., dearly beloved husband of Anna M. Jones; a native of Wisconsin; aged 86 years; a member of John H. Harris Camp, U.S.W.V. No. 18, of San Rafael. Friends are invited to attend funeral services Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 9 am. from the Memorial Chapels of Russell and Gooch. 270 Miller avenue, thence to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church where a Requiem Mass will be offered for the repose of his soul, commencing at 9:30 a m. Interment. Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno. Rosary, Tuesday, 8 p.m. Contributions to the National Cancer Research Foundation preferred. (8/4-5) OSTAGGI — In San Anselmo. Aug. 4. Malvina A. Ostaggi, beloved wife of Guido L. Ostaggi, devoted mother of Randee L. and Richard L. Ostaggi, loving sister of Mrs. Adele Becker of Porterville and Susan Carle of San Rafael; a native of San Francisco, aged 41 years. A member of San J Anselmo unit 179. American Lf- I gion auxiliary, and First Marin j Republican Assembly. Friends are invited to attend the funeral Wednesday. Aug. 6, at 9 a.m. from the Chapel of the Hills, San Anselmo. thence to St. Anselm’s Church, where a Requiem Mass will be offered commencing at 9:30 am. Interment. Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno Recitation of the rosary. Tuesday, 8 p.m., at the Chapel of th« Hills. (8,4-5) DICKINSON—In Petaluma, Aug. 4, 1958, A. Bray Dickinson, beloved husband of Elaine C. Dickinson of Tómales, loving nephew of Mrs. H. L. Martin of Two Rock, cousin of Fred Martin of Two Rock, Mrs. J. R. Murray of Berkeley, Mrs. Zilla McCannon of Shellville, H. A. Martin of Two Rock and Mrs. Gordon Wares of Massachusetts. A native of Tómales, aged 68 years. A member of the Tómales Druids Friends are invited to attend tho funeral services Thursday, Aug. 7, 1958, at 2 p.m. at. the Parent Fu. neral Chapel, 216 Washington street, Petaluma. Those who prefer may give to the Heart Fund. Interment, Tómales Protestant Cemetery. (8 5-6) SHAW—In Mill Valley, Aug. 3, 1958, Harlow P. Shaw, dearly beloved husband of Effie M. Shaw, loving father of Kenneth Trulson of Mill Valley, brother of George L. Shaw of Pleasanton and Charles Shaw of Wilmington, Delaware, survived by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Uncle of Roy Teeters of Corte Madera, Mrs. Jessie Babcock of Sausalito. Marvin and Harlow D. Shaw of Pleasanton, Glen Shaw of Redding, Kenneth Teeters of Tacoma. Washington. Darrell Teeters of Tacoma, Mrs. Earl Mallenger of Olympia. Washington. Mrs. Byron Hurd or Olympia and George Teeters of Raymond. Washington. A native of Minnesota, age 65. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial Chapels of Russell and Gooch. 270 Miller avenue. Mill Valley. Interment, Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno. <8/5-6) "Will we see the bridge? » The little fellow standing down there where he couldn't see much wa.9 ahout six years old. He wore a blue sailor cap and he held his grand • father's hand tightly in that thicket of grown-up coats and trousers. In a minute the San Leandro would sound her whistle and pull out of the Ferry Building slip, bound for Oakland. Then there would be fun on the old ferry boat for the new sailor. “7 never rode on a ferry boat before," he said, looking up at us. “Will we see the bridge?” When the San Leandro got under way, his grandfather held him shoulder high, and he saw the Bridge and Treasure Island and the ships and gulls and the Bay. He would never see them again in this funny old once-upon-a-time way. Neither would we, but we felt happy that so many had done it before and that he had done it once. * * • • * Indeed, we were pleased that so many Bay Area people of all sizes and fancies turned out for a “last ferry boat ride.” As owners of the San Leandro, we know she was pretty crowded most of the time, and maybe a few toes got stepped on. But all in all it looked to us as if everybody was having fun. To all of you adventurers who joined the throng, may we say “Thank You” for your interest and good company aboard. The ferry boats will live longer in more happy memories because so many of you were with us. To the newspapers of San Francisco, Oakland and the Bay Area, to the radio and television stations, and to those throughout the country who cover news, go special thanks for their most generous attention to the somehow merry, somehow mournful passing of the “covered bridge.* Southern Pacific

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