Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on February 10, 1926 · Page 8
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Wednesday evening. Dak lan 0 Choline FEBRUARY 10, 1926 ClLIFORfJIA REAL ESTATE CHIEF IC10 ND GUEST ITarry ; F. Culver and Party of State Association Enter tained at Lunch. RICHMOND, Feb. 10. Harry H. Culver, president of the California Real Estate associations and his party were Introduced to the. hos pitality of Contra Costa county, "California' Industrial Garden," at a luncheon today at Falrmede Country club. As host, the Contra Costa Board of Realtors was assisted by city officials, civic organizations, service clubs of the city, and the Vallejo Real Estate Board. President E. B. Bull frave an ad dress of welcome to Culver and the members of his party, who in eluded Fred R. Caldwell, district vice-president of the state, association; J. R, Gabbert, state real estate commissioner: Glen Willaman, secretary of the state association; and W. E. Herren, field secretary of the National Association of Real Estate Boards. Addresses by civic leaders followed. The speakers were: W. W. Scott, mayor of the city' of Rrch- mond; D. J. Hall, city attorney: C. H. Hayden, county supervisor: H.'A. Johnson. Rotary club:' Ward McRacken, Richmond Merchants' association: Bert X. Tucker, Lions club; and P. M. Sanford. . chamber of commerce.' Carl Valker, soloist ofi th Oakland Orpheus club, sang,' while the Richmond Realty Board orchestra played. Officers of the local and Vallejo Iraards who acted as hosts today were: E: B. Bull, president of the Contra Costa board; A. U Paulsen, secretary-treasurer; C. H. Hayden, W. P. N6tt,-A. C. Wagner, George A. Putnam, E. P. Vaughn, M. A. Heya, C A. Ricks, and James V. O'Hara and Wade H. Madden, pres ident and secretary respectively of the Vallejo boar A, quiet room, central, sunny, ee classified "To Let" ads now. S coring , of Honor Points in I B ridge Whist Simplified Value Is Same, Regardless of Suit; Revoke Rules Also Modified. NEW. YORK, Feb. 10. 0W--A revision of the rules of auction bridge toward simplified scoring was announced today, following a conference or experts last Saturday. Milton C. work, chairman of the committee on rules of the Whist club of New York, and representatives of the American Whist league, the Knickerbocker Whist club and the New York Bridge .Whist club attended the conference. The . scoring of honors was changed to give all honors, regardless of suits, an equal value. No change was made in honors at no trump." The following rule was adopted: 'Honors are scored in the honor score of the side to which they are dealt; their value is - not changed by doubling or redoubling. All hon-i ors held by each side are scored according to the following table: 0 in one hand, 3 in the other. count-SO points. 1 in -one hand, 2 in the other, count JO points. ttiisoncBim WIN SKIRMISH IN FIGHT FOR RECALL Election Called' for Next Wednesday on Two Con- stitution Changes. "in-of for 1 in one hand, 3 in the other, count 40 points. 2 in one hand, Z in the otner, count 40 points. 2 in one hand, 3 In the other, count 50 points. - 0 ih one hand, 4 in the other. count 80 points. 1 in one hand, 4. in the otner. count 90 points. 0 in one hand. 6 in the otner. count 100 points. A revision of the revoke rules also was made so as to make the penalty one trick, .to be scored by the innocent side, eliminating the former penalty of 50 points. The revoking side may score only honors held for the hand. Villa Grave Ghoul Suspect Released EL PASO, Tex., Feb. 10. W) Louis Emil , Holmdahl, who. has been held in jail at Parral, Mexico, following the desecration of the grave of Francisco Villa, was re-' leaded yesterday, according to tele-grama received here by friends. BERKELEY, Feb. 10. The surgents" at the University California are pleased' today. they have won the first round In their battle against "autocratic" student government. They now have a week to rest before m?xt Wednesday, when an election will be held to amend the student constitution. Approximately one-eighth of the entire student body. 1039 men and co-eds, signed petitions circulated by the recall committee. These pe titions were filed yesterday with Donald Thorburn, secretary of the associated students. A mixture of opinion, however, endangers the success of the pro posed measure. Representing the sentiments of a large faction of the student body, Kenneth Priestly, student editor, comments -on the situation in this morning's Daily Californian. as follows: "The first section of the proposer amendment facilitates the remova' of incompetents by a, general re. call election, by providing that petitions to this end may be filed at any time. This is a step which should have been taken long ago. unfortunately the incubus of personal animosity has bitten some of the advocates of the second section, who desire , to oust certain council chairmen, who have incurred the enmities of their coun cils, but have been justified in the eyes of the campus. This section. providing for the removal of council chairmen by a vote of two- thirds of their councils, would keep student affairs in constant hot water. This provision would strip the executive committee of power ana .vest it in the councils, which completely reverses the theory un der which the 'present system of government works. , "Council chairmen may sbe tant fllnnA maVoa th. eartnnA n n ... ! necessary loophole through which TWELVET-STORY BUILDING TO BE CITY'S HIGHEST "BERKELEY,' Feb. 10. Berkeley's . 12-story chamber of commerce building, now' under construction at Shattuck avenue and Center street, will probably be the tallest' building In Berkeley for many years to come. An ordinance regulating the height of buildings in the college city is expected to come before the council shortly. Mayor Frank D. Strlngham Introduced a communication into council meeting yesterday asking that something be done about regulating the height of buildings. The city planning commission was instructed to investigate the matter and report. , unfair practices may creep in. The first should be voted in unanlm" ously, the second should be voted down." , The names of the "incompetent" student officials against whom recall action may be contemplated will not be officially divulged until after the amendment election, nccording to tf. Elwood Squires, chairman of the committee. "We are looking up the past histories and records of all the members of the executive committee," Squires stated today, "We are inquiring of all the students possible to reach their ouinions regarding the capabilities of each student official. After the election, we will institute recall proceedings against those officials whom our careful survey have proved to be incompetent, provided the amendment is approved by the voters." M, BROADWAY BUIL DING SALE BELIEVED NEAR Great .Western Power; Nego- tiates for Purchase of Struc: ture for $600,000. ' Sale of the Hutchinson building, 10-story office structure at Seventeenth street and Broadway, to the Great Western Power company today was admitted to be under negotiation. "Our lease expires this year and there is a deal on for purchase of the building, , but it has not been closed yet," said Frank Wood ward, ? general sales manager of the' power company. ' Negotiations have i been- in J progress for three months.' The sale price put on the building by the Hutchinson Interests Is Understood to be $600,000. ' The Great Western" Power company has Its Eastbay offices in the building, and occupies the entire ground floor.' '. Announcement was made today by the Construction Finance Corporation of Oakland,-through Its president, Martin B. Reed, of the closing of a 99-year lease on the property Immediately adjoining the Leamington Hotel and fronting on Franklin street. The property is owned by F. A. Wright of Oakland and the consideration of the lease involves a sum substantially In excess of one million dollars, to be paid on a graduated .scale through the least term. The property is at present me site of the La France apartments. It is to be developed by the construction of a 10-story office building, construction of which will be started as soon as the present Church Club Told Of Visit to Europe RICHMOND. Feb. 10. Recounting h"is experiences on a recent trip to Europe. Lee D. Windrem, local attorney, was the principal speaker at the meeting last night of the Good Fellowship club of the First Presbyterian church. Several vocal solos were sung by John A. Ben-Singer. HowtheParisienne Attains the Smart Silhouette building f can ; be vacated and wrecked. The building o .- be put Tup on this site will. It is estimated, cost about $260,000. It will be owned and Operated by the Construction Finanoe Corporation, The personnel of this corporation is Martin B, Reed, president; ' Leo J. Lesser, vice-president; Cedrlo W. Petersen, secretary and general counsel; Wiley S. 'Kllllngatforth Jr., treasurer and A, D. Nlms, sales ' manager."-, ;.;';'.,.:i;:.;,:;,:1J..c.,,,i WOMAN CARVES' POLICEMEN. CHICAOO., Mrs. Bridget O'Brien seriously out with a raxor two policemen arresting her for drunkenness. i One French woman tost 50 pounds j in two months, txplains tne secret of getting thin without drugs, diets, creams, exercises or appliances. 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