Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on March 6, 1926 · Page 4
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 4

Oakland, California
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Saturday, March 6, 1926
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I' ' SATURDAY EVENING 2aMantJ Crib unc MARCH 6, 1926 MS (MID LAKE PLAY E OPENS TO PIIOtlfTOilCBT 7 New Structure Will Seal v 2800; Contain? Many Novel Features. Grand Lake Theater Opens Here Tonight Described .is on- of the finest and most costly neighborhood tliea ters, in America, this new playhouse at Grand and Walker avenues, Oakland, will open its doors tonight. The -West Const i Theaters Inc. operate the new theater.' Reid Bros, were the architects. 1 . SOLDIER ! 1 f WlBWBWea 'W'MMMMMIIIIWIMIIIIIIIWIS L'.--.Vi '. v- ' ' 1 . ffe II if J STEERS ROLLER OFF ROAD. SAVES AUTOISTS Private Risks Life to Avert Injury-to Vonian- and Four Children. Oakland's newest hcuo, ' Orand Lake Theater, opens floors tonihl to the, puMic. " ' i? - an1 Walkfrr avenues KquTpped with seating capactiv ol t800 patrons, the Grand LaU. theater is considered one of tbt ,, finest and most costlv plavJiou.scs in ; the west. The management aniuiunees that ... th theater will feature "first-run film productions and that nrraimp-mnts hve lon fnade for the personal appearance ot twenty movie ; ' atara. Among: the outstanding feHture-to tb new theater is a JSo.imhi rai. BmdfieM and bin hand f 14 pieces Mill .e a standing attraction, it Is stated. , Th Grand Lakf tbeiter J;s ; Quipped with nil nn.dern facilities. iacludtaf complete venrilat mu an. I heatinc romfuria bk seals, a pi i-Tte nursery, etc. The theater is operated ! . -.-Coast Thaters, Inc. The strut-turn Was designed by Keid Brothers, architect The following: is a d-cription of the structure be M. J. Held of this firm: Tb building is situated at the -Junction of Grand. J-ake Park and "Walker avenues, with frontages on ach of the three thoroughfares. Th total area of lot covered is I - about 22.000 square feet. The j theater area is j"Hxl.5 feet, with extension at rear of about. 3d feet On Walker avenue, which latter is occupied entirely with dressns rooms, separated from stage by corridor, and fireproof doors. The frontage on Grand avenue is de-Toted entirely to commercial purposes, there bcint eisht large tores fronting on this street. The design of both exterior an.' Interior of theater is typical .if th-dignified simplicity of the rcnais-aance, or revival of the classic order, first finding expression in Italy during the early par; of the fourteenth century. In material the soft, warm tones f the Cane stone on the interior ia used to harmonize with the light andstone effect of the exterior. The entrance at the corner of wand and Lake Hark avenues is through a large eliptical vestibule nearly 40 feet high, with pilasters and balconied windows, open; from mezzanine floor, above whi is cornice and entablature, surmounted by a beautifully decorated and illuminated domed ceilinar. From this vestibule you enter the w. n.'erfu' effects are main foyer, extending entirely .modern illumination, across the building, of varying , The entire- electrical equipment widths, approximately 25 feet one of th- house is marvelous in its aide. The main auditorium U sepa- ! effeets. hoth on Mace and through-rated by a colonnaded and paintei' , out the various purls of the house, "wall, set "with mirrors, and on the j The decoration 1 lr. harmony opposite aide is th grand staircase - - - .-1 loading to mezzanine foyer and balcony. On the first landing of the staircase ia a beautiful oil painting in arched recess, illuminated by flood lights, skillfully arranged. The mezzanine foyer is practically the same size as first floor, from which easy inclines lead to balcony. The main auditorium is flanked SAN FRANCISCO, March 6. Although he will receive no decorations, Private Oustav A. Larson of the 30th Infantry has brought honor to his regiment by an act of valor "worthy of the battlefield." Private Larson, an expert mechanic and chauffeur on the 30th Infantry's service company, risked his life yesterday by driying a ten-ton steam roller over ft 40-foot cm bankmenl at the Presidio to I n Void a collision with an automobile occupied by a woman and fouj children. Iriirson was operating (lie road j. roller on one of the Presidio high 'jwavs near the Letlermaii Genera' i! hospital when the gears jammed Si and the iron monster started rap id! v down a sharp grade, to avoid iiiiiiiing down the appieeehlng aiitomubile, Uirson drove Hi oiler off the road. Larson was town clear us Hie roller stopped einst Jf-'l . . . .. i...,. i itle wail Ol a Jium'i , i .. . - , , , , S on Ibe Marina. il ....I ..I l,'.....,l. I - J!..ll,o i-rtin. 'V I ..in iiding the 3nih Infanlrj, coin ed Larson's heroism, and re- I that .there is at present no of officially recognizing it." Tut Imlay to Preside At Fraternity I? east SAN FRANCISCO. March 6. Celebrating the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the organization, members of Sima Alpha Kpailon fraternity residing in the bay district will hold a banquet tonight at 7:30 o'clock in the Palace hotel. Talma Imlay, captain of the 192S California football varsity, will preside. A special program of entertainment and features has been arranged. Carter Made Head of Rotary in Congress member of the Rotary Club of OaW- J jiiup fias reoeivea national reco- nition as a Rotarlan, according ito I ltfrilM rnln1vArl Inn,. MAM Wnuk. if ington. V. C. He was elected presJc1 aeni or me uongresslonal KotafJ Club, which was nrcnnlvari tndunjS. There are members from 18 states. '-. The internatinnn. AwmrlaHnn wns t asked foe a special charter. Everj j; Kotarlan in the House of Repre- i sentatlves is a member of the club. 1 rviiig pain 'oi-inthia a tares ar.c panels thu-I with canvas I ; u-. c i v i i i ' t h e till.. null the either si. I 'iuinns. car rnied 1i.':i:l' oil landscape appearance of in-hts to ou'door .-. The r rose'eniuin : ; iiig hoard, with org either sale', are tr ; unin and arches, be I set balconies. behhi.l convciitial kirilN are s I light, ri. h-co!"!-. .1 the effect of large pi lvate boxes, The dome U (feature of auditorium. This is ! feet ,n diameter. M.-ing to a hei-1 of about to feet. H.-re the in. show ii with Soft r,.-h . Tli pit co 1 1 i r.-h and s. -u ml -an . ha tubers on 1 with col-w which is wtiich the inl .tu.-l by ht the architecture, treated in rental tones, with gold ami oloi: effects in nil relief work, f ujriushiiigs are a inastei-- of good tuste and ejegance, the chairs huge and luuri- "ii - !y u pliolstel-cd. Heating and ventilation has l.i-e,. given special atttntion. b. which the air is kept at a uniform, comfortable temperature, both in hot Linehart, Acquitted iw.Run-Proof Stockings One Case, Re j ailed Being Manufactured After a Good Show Enjoy the Finest FRENCH CUSTARD CREAM that' to be had in Oakland at the COLUMBINE Ice Cream aridLXandy 3264 Grand Ave. (lencourt 1254 a n-eve -! col 1 weather, nly tempered air b . all parts with' j.owi in funs, while the austed in the same supply of dug forced rful motoV-foiil air is manner. Success and Be.it Withes to the Grand Lake Theater Philo Pennie. D. D. S. 3247 Grand Avenue Then- are 4,uiMi.inui motor vehicles registered in the Chicago district and each travels an average of 500U miles a year. 'The hig-hwajn in the Chicago area c.ury a total raffle of , ci.jii.iii.il, mm vehicle IV 1 1 '-s a ycji SAX KKANCISCO. March . P) Louis Li n e.li V'1J'''''I ui I ted I; st week in the liquor conspiracy trial In which .Mayor J. Herbert Madden of Sausalito and iwo others were convicted, was under arrest again to-dav on :i -secret ilidictiuent urned l.v tli' federal grand iurv Monday. The inu iiidictment cliarges Linehart uith violation of Hie prohibition laws in landing cat goes of liquor in 1!'L'4 on the California furnish $5"ni bail. the county jail to iseph I'n rente. San and Ralph Owen hotel . owner, u ho coast. Pliable to he was sent to join Madden. Ji l-Vnncisoo tailor San l-'ranciseo w ere lined 5 to two ve.-' rs en e In h a nd sent en.-e.i the penitentiary. LONUOX. March U. UP) nun-proof stockings and frocks soon will be on the market. This was announced by Sir Nicholas Grattan Doyle. M. P., speaking at a luncheon of the textile industry here... Samples of the new knit-fabric were distributed among the guests 1 to lake home to their wives. j Sir Nicholas said the discovery would revolutionize the textile trade and greatly assist in relieving unemployment in Leicester and I Nottingham, where forty looms I have been installed for making this brand of women's wear. The inventor of the run -proof textile is A. Serrtt, of Lyons. I'rance. Through courtesy on OPENING NIGHT we will serve SALADS, SANDWICHES ICE CREAM and CAKE until 12 P. M. A ieeliil dinner with .tmwlnrry xhorlenke from 0 to TlUO 3LUEBUBBLETEAR00M 7HI lirnnd Anue .lust rth t Theater Grand Lake T heater San Francisco ii n 1 j J il ! l l Ll Wet Coait TheAtres, Inc. GRAND AVENUE . PpeMe StnU tlera i North End of the Lake i .-? KSKS I II 2 a .-4 i ! d7wAvc i Decorated Throughout by the Robert E. Power Studios Interior Designers and Decorators Theater Specialists Seattle America's Leading Decorators Los Angeles Aiding Growth With Service . I he Grand Avenue Branch of The American Bank offers every banking facility for the needi of this rapidly-growing district. American Bank COMMERCIAL -TRUST SAVINGS, Grand Avenue Branch . .... - Resource Over $80,000,000 t ember cf ihe ftJeial lieerve Best wishes and'success GRAND LAKE THEATER PRINGLE MEAT COMPANY Freeh and Smoked Ileal", Frrsli Kili and Poultry Daily Kriiit and Verrtalile 71 6 Grand Avenue Phorw: LAKESIDE 7510 Immediate Free Delivery' in Oakland or Piedmont Phone Glencourt 1336 STIER DRUG CO. The UUa-ifodern Prescription Pharmacy Grand Lake Theater Building 3214 GRAND AVE. We join in extending a welcome to the The Grand Lake Theater Grand Avenue Cleaners Julius Sherman, Prop. I'rempt Sen ice Phone Clencourt 2218-2219 Reliable Thai's All 709 Grand Ave. We Call and Del iver til GRHETINGS AND BUS! UIsHHS for the success and prosperity of The Grand Lake Theatre GRAND AVENUE REALTY COMPANY St( ioirin in CrW Accnvt, Lt Dairkt mJ WnW Preprrttm 'The Pioneer Drug Store on the Avenue Welcomes the New Grand Lake Theater Grand Avenue Pharmacy Joseph Tobenkin, Prop. 3205-3209 Grand Ave. Phones Glen. 1916-191 7-1923 At the Portals of Grand Avenue The pioneer GRAND AVE. GROCERY Welcomes the New Grand Lake Theater A For 12 years the leading grocer in the Grand-Lake District. The Store of ''Personal Service with a Smile" J. E. PARISH Glencourt 3600 Sincere Best Wishes for Deserved Success e from ARMSTRONG-POWER STUOlOS v Complete Stage Equipment Including Arpo Counterweight System 100 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco ROHF.RT E. TOTLB ANOTHER THEATER By G. B. PASQUALETTI "The Theater Builder" Sixteen Theaters in the Past Five Years r

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