Daily Independent Journal from San Rafael, California on August 31, 1962 · Page 4
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Daily Independent Journal from San Rafael, California · Page 4

San Rafael, California
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Friday, August 31, 1962
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.liiftr;irmVtit-Jnurnal, Friday. August 31, 1962 NEW STUDENTS LOOK OVER MARIN CAMPUS These students were among the several hundred who toured Student guide deft) is Robert Stockwell. (See story page 6 College of Marin campus toda\ as part of orientation activities, (Independent-Journal photograph DOBBS Continued from page 1 mother and Mrs Dobbs he didn't want me around. “So my mother told me to go home and get her cigarettes and take home some of the old flowers (sent earlier by Dobbs) for cuttings. I saw Dobbs go to his car to get the present he said he was going to give Mom. I When I looked back. 1 saw him stick something in his left hand coat pocket. The way he was giving out diamonds (Dobbs had sent a diamond ring and wristwatch to his wife earlieri, I thought he was going to give Mom one ... I didn't think anything of it.” SHOOTING STARTS When young Dobbs returned he entered the house as Dobbs wag shooting. Thomas took off his shirt and bandaged his! mother's leg and grabbed some towels for Mrs. Dobbs' wounded hand and arm. Both women are reported to be “resting comfortably“ ini Marin and San Rafael general! hospitals. But Inspector Bridges say they are “still very emotional, and their stories of what happened are not clear." Undersheriff Eugene L. Meyer said investigation revealed the .38 caliber revolver used by Dobbs was bought by him Aug. 16 in the sports department at Roos-Atkins in San Francisco. HEART ATTACK Deputy Coroner William C Bradley said a tentative report from the pathologist showed Dobbs suffered an extensive heart attack two weeks ago. Dobbs also had scars from a double hernia operation and a scar from a stomach operation Dobbs had told Deputy Sheriff Meniou last week that he planned to go to the Mayo Clinic to have a blood clot removed from his brain But the autopsy showed “no brain pathology.” according to Bradley Mrs. Dobbs was the fourth wife of the retired restaurant owner and building contractor. They were married Aug 9, 1959, in Reno, Nev. Mrs. Dobbs charged in her divorce suit that Dobbs had borrowed all her life savings and may have invested up to $35,000 in business ventures. Private funeral services for Dobbs were held today at the Sinai Memorial Chapel in San Francisco. Mill Valley Couple Jailed In Girl s Death r BUY NOW- » i use our money! I W«‘[J furnish up to $2,500 on «sensible plan. You repay la ter. PUBLIC \*r/NANCE * e o » ? o n a I yin A St, San Rafael, 45«-034ÿ A young Mill Valley couple was in San Francisco jail today facing charges of murder and of performing an abortion after the death yesterday of a 16-year-old girl. The victim was Cynthia Baldwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar V. Baldwin of San Francisco. San Francisco police arrest- Anti-Digit Unit Party Loud Success The 125 persons attending the Marin chapter of the Anti- Digit Dialing League's fund raising meeting at Sam’s Anchor Cafe in Tiburon last night j were having such a good time I that scheduled speeches were forgotten. “I waited until 10 30 and then left." Hiram W. .Johnson III of Belvedere, one of the scheduled speakers said, "It had gotten pretty noisy.” Neil E. Davis of Mill Valley, proprietor of the No Name Bar in Sausalito and chairman pro tern of the Marin chapter, reported today that “everybody had a good time.” Another scheduled speaker, semanticist S. I. Hayakawa of Mill Valley, founding director of ADDL. did not speak either. Ballet, Jazz, Tap Dances Are Planned Ruth Smith of 155 Harrison ’ Avenue. Sausalito. has announced that she will start holding dance classes at 511 Caledonia Street. Sausalito. on Sept. 15. Classes in ballet, jazz, tap and ballroom dancing will be given along with dance exercises for adults. She has done choreography work for the Sausalito Little Theatre, the Sausalito Woman Club and the Junior Auxiliary of the Stanford Convalescent Home PITTSBURGH PAINTS <Vt " * Lv f j- ’ : v * V". ' -n L* T-v: ' MARIN COUNTY ■ HEADQUARTERS Over 3,000 Colors *7,, * *i4rr« 1 -V W. / To Choose Frooi FAIRFAX LUMBER CO. 109 Broadway, Fairfax 1 T . LT'.j ■ .. J -I • ■ i , . *• J ed her sister. Valerie Geer. 22. and her husband James Geer. 24 Mrs. Geer had been living in a San Francisco apartment during a separation from her husband. Police said the couple was getting hack together and was about to return to their home it 189 Marion A\e- nue. Mill Valley, Police Lt. Don Scott said the Geers admitted performing an abortion on the pregnant teenager. The girl was eight weeks pregnant, according to Dr. Henry- Turkel of the San Francisco coroner's office. Lieutenant Scott said the couple told police they called an ambulance a.s soon as the girl appeared to be in trouble. When the ambulance arrived at the apartment at 2:30 pm., the girl was dead. SEASHORE Continued from page I service may begin acquiring key seashore areas that are being despoiled by subdividers and land speculators. “We consider it very important that a substantial portion of the land acquisition funds authorized by the hill he appropriated in this session. If this is not done, an adequate land acquisition program could not get under way until the fall of 1963. "Accordingly, we respectfully request “1. That you sign the Point Reyes hill into law as soon a.s practicable. 2. “That you then submit to congress a supplemental budget request for the current fiscal year in an amount on the order of five million dollars for the purpose of commencing immediately a land acquisition program at Point Rcves. “Four our part, we shall do everything in our power to assure that the funds are appropriated. ' Kroeger Enters Plea Of Innocent j SAN FRANCISCO Ralph Kroeger. husband of the vanished Iva Kroeger, has pleaded innocent to a charge of murdering invalid Jay Arneson, 70. and his former wife, Mildred. 53. Kroeger entered the plea yesterday in Municipal Court shortly before his lawyer asked his release on a writ of habeas corpus. The strangled bodies of the Arnesons were dug up from under the Kroeger garage floor Aug. 20 and 21, and police have hunted for Mrs. Kroeger, 44. ever since. Kroeger, 61, was in the home when the bodies were unearth-’ ed He has steadfastly maintained his innocence. Lawyer Emmet Hagertv said yesterday "the police have no grounds to hold this man The only reason he is in custody is because he was approximate tc the bodies of Jay and Mildred Arneson.” A preliminary hearing for Kroeger has been set for Sept. 5. Hospital Baker Wins Blue Ribbon Mrs Mary Louise Schreiner of Larkspur, head baker for Marin General Hospital, won a blue ribbon first award yesterday for her entry in the exhibits of the second annual Western National Restaurant Convention in San Francisco. Her entry was a batch of dinner rolls in the fancy bread category. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth De Witty of Marin City, another Marin General Hospital employee, won honorably mention for a molded salad The competition was sponsored by the Culinary Arts Society of Northern California. STOCKS TODAY NEW YORK (AP. The stock market closed higher today in heavy trading as it emerged from earlier slackness to post a sur- prismg pre-Labor Day advance. Volume for the dav was estimated at 2 6 million shares compared with 2.26 million yesterday. • The following closing prices of representative New York stocks supplied by Irving Lund borg and Co., San Rafael, member N.Y. Stock Exchange.) Allied ( hemical 38'* Alum. Co. of Am, .587 s American ( an 4 11 1 American Cynamid Vl\ American Telephone 112 q American Tobacco 30 q Ampex Corp. IV* AT, A- San te Fe 22'* Bethlehem Steel 31s, Caterpillar Tract. . 35 q Chrysler 58 q Crown Zellerbach . 41 ', Dow Chemical 48', DuPont 202 ' 2 Kastman Kodak 101% Ford Motor 44', General Flectric . 68', General Motors 53 ' , Goodyear Tire 30', Greyhound 28 International Harvester 46's Johns Mansville 4i q Kaiser Aluminum 35', Kennecot'i Copper 687 s Kern County Land 73', Pacific Ga* A Electric 29 q Pacific Lightin" 57% Pacific Tel. A Tel. 30% Radio Corn, of Vmeriea 49 q Safewav Stores 3s:q Sears Roebuck 74 q So. Calif. F.dison 27 Southern Pacific 2.5 N* Standard Oil of Calif, 58 q Standard Oil of N.J. 52 Sperry Rand 14 q Texas Co. 54 q T ra ns America 38' . Union CarHide 91 ' , Union Pacific 30 ' , I’.S. SteN 43% Weatlnehouse 38 OBITUARIES Dairyman Eiais G. Brazil Dies 1 Elais G. Brazil, pioneer Marin County dairyman, died yesterday in a local hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 79. A native of the island of Sao Jorge in the Azores. Brazil came to the United States in 1905. He settled south of San Francisco, but moved to Marin County two years later, established a dairy ranch in Frank Valley. He retired to his home at Muir Beach in 1949 He and his wife, Maria, celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary last April. i He was a member of IDESST ; 'Brotherhood of the Holy Ghost and Blessed Trinity); St. An- j thony’s of Novato, a fraternal organization, and the Society of Our Lady of Fatima, Sau- j salito. Beside his wife, he is survived by two sons. Manuel G. ; and Tony G. Brazil, both of Muir Beach, and six grandchildren. Funeral services are pending at Keaton's Mortuary, San Rafael. AMANDA GRAHAM Amanda I. Graham, 49 Oak Knoll Avenue. San Anselmo, died yesterday in a San Fran; cisco hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 74 A native of Fredericktown. Mo., she lived in Marin County 17 years. She was the widow of James Graham. She is survived by a daughter. Mrs. Ruby Robinson of San j Anselmo; three sons, Charles Graham of Santa Monica, James Graham of Petaluma and Walter Graham of Santa Rosa; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Stalcup of Modesto and Mrs. Bessie Richardson of Malden, Mo., and nine grandchildren. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Chapel of the Hills. San Anselmo. Interment will be at Fredericktown. WILLIAM SMITH Private funeral services for William L Smith. 56, of 385 Vista Grande, who died Tuesday after a long illness, were held today at Chapel of the Hills in San Anselmo. „ A native of Centerville, Wash., Smith had been division manager of the Retail Credit Co. in San Francisco from 1927 until his illness forced him to retire. He is survived by his wife. Margaret Smith; a son, Jerome Smith of Sacramento; a daughter. Mrs. Janet Jones of Mill Valley; a sister. Mrs. Hazel Cress, and a brother, Ivan D. Smith, both of Portland. Ore., and four grandchildren. Donations to the American Cancer Society are preferred MARGARET NEALON Margaret H. Nealon. a resident of Marin County for 16 years, died today in a iocal hospital after a short illness. She lived with her daughter, Anne M. Nealon. at 89 Clyde Avenue. San Rafael, A native of Ireland. Mrs. 'Art In The Park' An “Art in the Park” festival will he hold Sept. 8-9 in Walnut Park in Petaluma at 10 a m both days. The exhibit is sponsored by the Petaluma Art Assn. WORLD S FAIR Seattle, April 2 1 to Oct. 2 1, 1 96 2 For information call or write to Redwood Travel Advisors 1344 Fourth St., Son Rafael Tel: Glen wood 4-4932 Nealon lived in Gary. Ind., for 30 years before coming to California. She was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, San Rafael. Funeral services will he held in Gary. The family suggests that friends may make memorial contributions to the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. " n Fred Joseph Berger, 37. F,1 Ca low and Lois Laura Berger, 36. FÌ Ca ion William Alien Thomas .41. 45 Allyn Avenue. San Anselmo, and Lucila Virgail Paiz, 34, 901 Sir Francia Drake Boulevard. San Anselmo. William Onrrilv, 29, Vallejo, and Elizabeth Schmidt. Sausalito, issued in San Francisco. ANNULMENT ASKED GEE Kathy Mason vs. Samuel Paul, previous marital .status. BUGGEY—Judith A. vs. Russell J Mancebo, tiled by Bette Anna Buggey on behalf of daughter under age of consent. Resides her daughter. Anne. Mrs. Nealon is survived bv a son and another daughter, Lt. Col. John F. Nealon, I.S.A.F.. • Rome, Italy, and Mrs. Margaret Nealon Snyder of San Rafael; I a sister, Mrs. Bridget Durkan of Ireland, and six grandchil- NEALON— In San Rafael, Aug , ... ., c fit 31, 1962, Margaret H. Nealon, wiff dren. She was the wife of the late John Nealon. DEATHS BIRTHS ANAWTALT A son to the wife of Roger G. Anawalt, 653 Hilary Drive, Tiburon, Aug. 23, in San Francisco. BRANDT A son to the wife of Edward W. Brandt. 199 Valley View. San Rafael, Aug. 20. in San Francisco. KNIGHT A son to the wife of Jean R. Knight. 112 Richardson Drive. Mill Valley, Aug. 17, in San Francisco. SOLANO—A son to the wife of A 2C James J Solano, Hamilton Air Force Ba.se, Aug 21, at. the Base Hospital. GARGUS — A daughter to the wife of A 1C Joseph S Gargus, Hamilton Air Force Ba.se, Aug 21. at the Base Hospital. I/OPEZ—A son to the wife of A 2C William A Lopez. Hamilton Air Force Base. Aug. 25, at the Base Hospital. HENDEL A son to the wife of Senior M Sgt. Lawrence P Hendel, Hamilton Air Force Base. Aug. 26, at the Base Hospital. RIDDLEBARGER—A son to the wife of First Lt. Samuel Riddlebarger, Hamilton Air Force Base, Atie. 27. at the Base Hospital. CONRAD — A daughter to the wife of A 1C William H Conrad, Hamilton Air Force Base. Aug. 27, at the Base Hospital. HIGHLAND—A son to the w ife ' of S Sgt. Jacob A Highland. Hamilton Air Force Base, Aug. 23, at the Base Hospital. HUNT - A son to the wife of A 2C Russell B. Hunt. Hamilton Air Force Base, Aug. 28, at the Base Hospital. KING — A son to the wife of T Sgt Walter B. King. Hamilton | Air Force Base, Aug. 28, at the Base Hospital. GARDNER A daughter to the wife of A 1C Gerald G Gardner. Hamilton Air Force Base, Aug. 28. at the Base Hospital. of the late John Nealon, mother of Lt. Col. John F. Nealon, U.S.A.F. Rome, Italy. Anne M. Nealon and Mrs. Margaret Nealon Snyder of San Rafael, sister of Mrs. Bridget Durkan. grandmother of Patrick and Michael Nealon, Patricia. Paul, MaryAnne, and Maureen Snyder. A native of Ireland. Funeral services will be held at the Burns Memorial Chapel. 875 Adams Street, Gary, Ind. Memorial contributions preferred to th* Muscular Dystrophy Assn. or spiritual bouquets. ¡Keaton’s Mortuary, directors) '8 31-9 1> GRAHAM — Of San Anselmo, Aug 30, 1962, Amanda I Graham, beloved wife of the late James Graham, devoted mother of Mrs. Ruby Robinson of San Anselmo, Charles Graham of Santa Monica, James Graham of Petaluma and Walter Graham of Santa Rosa, loving sister of Mrs. Grace Stalcup of Modesto and Mrs. Bessie Richardson of Malden, Mo. Also survived by nine grandchildren A native of Fredericktown, Mo, Aged 74 years. Friends are invited to attend the funeral Saturday, Sep'. 1 1962. at 3 p.m. at the Chapel of the Hills. San Anselmo. Interment Fredericktown. Mo. ¡8 31) SMITH - In Greenbrae. Aug. 28. 1962. William L. Smith, beloved husband of Margaret Smith, devoted father of Jerome A. Smith of Sacramento, and Mrs. Janet Jones of Mill Valley, loving brother of Mrs. Hazel Cress and Ivan D. Smith, both of Portland, Ore. Also survived by four grandchildren A native of Centerville, Wash Aged 56 years. Private family services were held today at the Chapel of the Hills, San Anselmo. Donations to the American Cancer Society preferred (8 31) marriage licenses ISSUED Phillip Anthony Menzio, 24, 651 Glenwood, Mill Valley, and Jacqueline Barnes. 18, 17 Meadow Drive, San Rafael. Edward Leslie Bowen, 57. Napa, and Edna Pearl Deutsch, 55 San Francisco. John Arvid Brookman. 22. 91 Robinhood Dn\e. San Rafael, and Donna Marie Richtman 19 11 Come to Sausalito!! and compare our prices on unfinished furniture .. . It will pay dividends PAINT n PUTTER. 1 « 1 «. I 6 2 I MlOOIWi" } A U S A I I T O. CALIfOtNI* Open Sunday — ID 2-2030 A bouquef for Ames "They didn't fumble the hall My football day» at Notre Dame and present position as office manager for Triple "A" Machine Shop, Inc., make me appreciate precision in all people. Gate» Mitchell and Jack Zimmer, the »ales manager at Arne» Ford, were the right combination to get me just the deal I wonted (signed) S. R Alworth 248 18th Ave. San Francisco Only C t' n i a • K » y O t * • r l • Per\onnli;*rt lb# vpot seryi( « • 30 5 90 day ottounti your ihopp.r-r} COnv*n,#nc * TROPHY AT-T H E - E A R HEARING AID * We ghs les* than q an ounce • T ny and inconspicuous • Worn at the Aar Physicians Optical Company Phone GL 4-6271 712 D St. San Rafael-1526 Fifth AveJ u natiflraBSv. t y just *%vil<*lio <8 to IHGÏ TO OPEN A CHARGE KEY ACCOUNT PHONE 454-8414 Or Stop in Our Office, 1116 Fourth St., San Rafael Theater Bldg.

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