Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 1, 1924 · Page 75
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 75

Oakland, California
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Sunday, June 1, 1924
Page 75
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,4 J T A SUNDAY flDaalanD Crfotmc JUNE T, 1021 HlflSOfJ-liU'OUFFIE CHINA TOGGERY China (Toggery in New Home ROJVNEBI ANNOUNCES LARGE-SALES Oakland unit of largo chain, tot ttorei tn new quarters. Views of ground floor, exterior .and basement. CE0RC ATKIN17 (, Mchmloat.Kglnr E. E. NOBLE, ....'--"-7"-. w T$ni Engkttw STREET-HOI V GHAS. W. McCALL P. E. Marquis Reports Fifteen Transactions Totaling , '$106,000, Company Now Has Stores in Nine California r - Cities..- " ' . CHAS. T. DAVIS ar k i IN1SHING0N ' 1 . . '" ' .. '"s'' ' " , z " i, w 1 - t & 4u ip f& )f frl m, , 1 'ffr2 4 fte,n ,.yt& . Ji?i ' . Real estate Bales approximating 1108,000 were consummated through the Mason-McDuffie Com pany of Berkeley during the clog- lng week, according to Btatlstlca r released yesterday by P. E. Mar-. quia, office manager. , A total of fifteen dfeala were mad ty the firm In establishing the reo- ord week for transactions during May .Marquis said. By exchange, the Mu Zota chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha sorority turned ownership of its house at 2717 Ha;te street over to the Rodivia Clubhouse Association of women students in consideration for a lot on th northwest corner of LeRoy and LeConte avenues and a cash payment. Thomas W. Cook purchased a home at 260S Durant avenue and Theresa G.' Rust acquired a house at 2610 Etna street in the larger horns deals. Another home at 1860 El Dorado avenue went to D. T. Cone, while F. T; Watson bought the Hammarberg proper ties at 2421 Martinez avenue. "Four bungalows will be con. tructed on lots purchased in the ' State University Homestead tract by Charles F. Brown. The bungalows wHl run around J5500 each. Erlo H. Swanson acquired the Hawkinson home at 9B2 Ventura avenue. Lot sales, for construction of new homes included a lot in Oak Ridge tract to L. H. Bennett, a half dozen pieces in Thousand Oaks and Northbrae, mostly by new arrivals in the city and two lots in the Claremont tract by AV, C. Ambrose and F. E. Romie for Imposing new homes. hgPW fff tri"-" Fto' ?,iTcw- 'l - y-- : : . NOW BUILDING MQNTG L USE OF BARK ROOF MSHSTOtO Several mora" new homes for Montclair are scheduled to start oon according to the announcement of the .Realty Syndicate. "It aeems," says an official of tha company; "that each new house In Montclair prompts the building of two or three more. Along Moraga Road the development la rapidly approaching the point' where every, homeslte will be built upon." One of the newest houses to ba completed is that of J. B. Perona on Liggett Drive. It. is a low Spanish type' structure, splendidly adapted to the wldehomesites of Montclair. It sets in a beautiful grove of trees that form a atriking background for tha colorful build-In?. How -j the World War proved a factor which induced the use of redwood. bark as a base for roofing was told yesterday by W. H. Lowe, executive of the The PaAf-fine Companies, Inc., during a visit to the eompany'g large Emeryville plant. ; When tha jrlce of rags rose to an exorbitant figure during the World War, officials of the com pany conceived the Idea that bark could be substituted for rags, says Lowe. Members of the research .staff of the company examined scores of types of wood, realizing that paper hag wood as its base. In the course of the experiments,- he declares, sulphites and sulphates made from Northern wood and also redwood bark was tested. "Each laboratory test conducted on the bark came out favorably," declares Lowe. "In fact, the testa were so Overwhelmingly successful that the Paraffine Companies, Inc.'a engineering department began seekingthe means of conditioning the bark so that It could be used on an extensive scale. "Soon Jt was forced upon the company tYiat no saw waa available which would Btand up under the constant drive of cutting the bark. The teeth of all that were tried broke within, a short time, so we invented a steam-operated aze that chops the hurk up so thnt it Taft Union High School Planned By W.fL Weeks 'T'lIE plans and specifications for the ' new Hbusohold Arts Building for the Taft Union High Sihool District, have been approved and. dedvertisement railing fotiflTs on Jfjte 16th has been authorized by tleV)oard, it is announced. "" This tinif is one of a group of six buildings comprising the new Taft Union High School, all of which were planned by W. H. Veeks, architect, Tribune Tower. The other buildings under the build ing ' program have already been completed, and the erection of the Household Arts unit will consummate tli$ building program. ' The cost of the entire scheme will be approximately $750,000. The Household Arts building will be one-story;- of reinforced concrete construction, and will contain cooking laboratories, sewing and millinery depart ments, advanced household arts, and a large cafeteria.'- This unit will cost $50,000. ; Any local contractors wishing "'to figure on fame, may secure plans at this office, Tribune Tower, Oakland, it is stated. can be shredded for use In the manufacture of' the felt. Three such machines are now used, and they represent a cost of $100,000. "During the war the company was ahle to save quite a bit of money by the use of redwood bark when 'rags had advanced to such a high figillre, buf it had been able tn m,miif,icti;r" sneli a !irrlor Tpe new city edwoo at your f - , a MIA: Iff? . XV. V Now thers will He more demancl than fver for the rharvelously beautiful prop-jerty in Joaquin Miller Acres. The big redwood park purchased by the city lies lust across the road. v "if- ml J -1rnii"A ma.. 5th Unit - Miller Directions Drive out Park Boulevard or Moraga Avenue to Joaquin Miller -Road. Signs direct the way. offers a most unusual investment. Here will fine homes. -creasing "speecr; opporunity for be built many Values will rise with in- i ou can Duy now op such" easy terms that $5 to $10 a month will make a homesite yours. Come out-this Sunday' while there is still time to buyj Realty Syndicate Co. , J440 Brpadway Phone Lake. 1600 n vest 5 a month riiTOlakland's growth type of roofingr by:jtha utiliiatlon of the redwood bark tbafeeven when rags dropped lower than ibark iji price It continued td use the redwood. "Most of the j-edWubd' birWused by The Paraffine Companies, Inc., comes from the "forests, of Humboldt county. Until the company began using the bark lumbermen considered tha material wast product. "The use of bark In roofing Is an mnovatibn, but it has proven so much better than rags that I am positive it will be of necessity, tha base used oir an ever-increasing scale In tha future." Tha China Toaraerv is now estab lished In . Its new home at the northwest corner of Washington 'and Eleventh streets, a, four stories high building, with basement and mezzanine floor, giving over JO, 000 square feat of. floor apace. The new atora carries everything In lf.dles' wear as well aa apparel for I children and for men. In fact the China Toggery'a new home is a veritable department store, it Is poiniea out, ana compares In varied stocks and equipment with many Of the finest in California, i The China Toggery was founded In 1907 by J. Shoong. startinsr with "ZM - one rnall store on Fillmore street, in nun xrancieco. rne ousineas grew and a new store was opened in 1909 at 929 Market aft-eet. Today the China Toggery la listed as one of California'! great mercantile organizations, operating stores In nine cities, Ban Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Fresno, 8a n Diego, Long Beach, Pasadena, San Bernardino and Oakland. J. Shoong, founder of the company,- la president of the' China Toairery Cor poration," and Andrew Lows Ir the . Oakland manager. ARCHITECTS ANNOUNCE THE REMOVAL OF THEIR OFFICES TO THE EIGHTH FLOOR OF THE ALAMEDA COU1XTY TITLE INSURANCE BLDG. WHERE SPECIALLY DESIGNED DRAFTING ROOMS HAVE BEEN BUILT. 1401 FRANKLIN ST. ALAMEDA COUNTY TITLE INSURANCE BLDG. PHONE OAKLAND S99S : ,.u, lmji -V l V"' , yl? ,m. I. """""" - " "" " "'" 1 ' . M $10.a 'month I ml (in,ercrt buys led) of these big garden lots M no 1 L. tl 111" - . . . k . nr ; - , A . , . . : : ...:.. 'i - ... i : ; . - '' A V t t V " , H . A - r x - " ; a A east i ess " ,'-, -s. , - ,.,..---. There are plenty of places in Oakland where you can build a home now if you can afford to put several thousand dollars into it But therenfiOESIRiLE see . tions where you can start with a. little home that you build with your own hands arid add to as your income permits. MILLSMONT offers you that . oportunity. Here as little as $60 cash will give you possession of a big level lot with fine garden soil. A fully, improved lot including streets, water, gas, electricity, etc . v This isn't a shacktown, unclerstan3. But yon can put up a very small house, or even your garage, provided you show that you are really going ahead to make your housg a credit to yourself and the community. Just think of the joy of getting rid of rent forever of seeing your own little home develop from week to week. Do it! Bring the whole family out Sunday and decide. There are 600 beautiful lots in Millsmont They; will g- like hot cakes, for there are hundreds of people like you seeking a home of their own -seeking an opportunity to have one that fits their finances. The sale starts Sunday. Be there early. Tear, out the map and directions below NOW I CALIFORNIA SUBDIVISION GO. SI5 14u Street Phone Lakeside 9700 DIRECTIONS: By street car: Take "K" car on Broad- By autot Drivej out Foothill Boulevard and turn north at oemmary Avenue. Uo "-TA5 FTVIills "College- iritr miiisrmmfcr way or East 1 4th street It goes directly to MilTslmontr .. EAST 14m ST V v -

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