Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on December 2, 1928 · Page 39
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 39

Oakland, California
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Sunday, December 2, 1928
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f allJEVEIDPMEN 1 oECrlQNliKj i 1 "' Vi VOL. CIX AUSTIN CO. TO BUILD LARGE FLINT mi The Austin company of California through Its local offices an-nounces that Oakland -will shortly become the canning center of the Pacific coast' with this acquisition of a, new J 500,000 plant to be . erected Immediately by the Kings C6unty Packing! company of Ar- mona. and Reedley, Announcement of purchase of iour-acre site in East Oakland plana for construction of an u late factory -were announce by officials of the packing -conjipany. The site for the cannery, purchased from the' Continental Can eomparty, lies between the Western Pacific and .Southern Pacific railroad tracks. The property Is bpunded on the north and south by Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth ave-nue. and' will be reached by an extension of Russett street.- It is It the industrial tract adjacent to the general Electric company's plant. . H "BIG INVESTMENT SEEN. 'lTAtrrytBnnoviteV&tK. William Temkins, representing the can .company, and A. E. Horlock. presi dent or tne packine comnnnv. stated the entire development will ,cost more than half a million do, lars. The site purchased by the packing company is part of a II acre tract owned by the can com pany. Building operations will com mence immediately, and will be completed within 100 days, accord ing to oincials of the Austin company of California. :.lndvstrlal .ea-glneers and builders who have been awarded the'contract ' to construct the. plant. . More than 600 people will be employed at the plant during the height of the packing season, according to Leslie Smith, vlr-e.nro.t. dent and general manager of the packing nrm. The plant will be equipped for handling a full line at fruits and ' vegetables, and will operate at least nine months out of each year, according to Smith. The nnual output will bo between po.ono and 600..000 cases of canned )getables, Smith estimates. BIO PLANT PLANNED. To new plant will have a floor pace of 160,000 square feet, and will include a, : cannery r building MO by 100 feet, a coaling platform W ijy 180 feet, boiler house, ma chine shop and two warehouses. The cannery building will be of brick and steel construction and will Include a two-story section ISO by 180 feet. A spur-traok will serve the plant, and the entire cannery is to be so equipped as to. be the finest in the west, according to Smith. Actual production la expected to start by the opening of thai 1)29 canning season. I .Other Industrial buildings erect-JeSria- the Eastbay by the Austin ' company include: Heinz. Co., Berkeley; Willys-Overland, Oakland; Sunset-McKee gales Book Co., Oakland: Hubbart ft Cot, Emery-"vllle; Hall-Scott, Motor Co.. Berkeley: Columbia Phonograph Co., Oakland: Mann Manufacturing Co., Beskeley; Baker Hamilton, Pacific Co., Oakland. I HOME LOANS , Repayable in ' convenient monthly installments '. INCLUDING BOTH pitlNCIFAL AND INTKMST Quick appraisals Trompt closing Berkeley Owmnt ,04J IHATTVCK AVI MVS SIUSIST . . TiunoNi ailuMttv eaoe 1M UP TO . 60'Flaft -, -r - . ' ' -r- ; . ,' ' y , OF VALUE . " iiuUllment ' per xent To Be Erected in Oakland The Oakland plant of the Kings County Packing company, which is to be erected in this city by the Austin Company of California, builders of some of the largest industrial establishments in the Eastbay district. IMMNaaaMaMMiMajsjsjajHsjMi : ; : ; , 7. ,.. i HOME GLENDOME IS NOW OPEN F., A. fleroux, owner and developer of Glendome Cercle, overlooking Trestle Glen, announces the completion of a distinctive home with many novel features. The dwelling leans toward the Oriental in its decorative treatment, r feeling which shows itself through the use of Egyptian coloring In the plaster, the contour of the reception hall, celling and the crescent shaped colored lights of the conservatory, windows. .Features particularly emphasized by Heroux are the social hall on tho lower floor which is decidedly novel with- a natural cave effect produced by the plastering before the doorway. In the, textured plaster of the walls are undertones of bronze, goldtand blue, There Is a hardwood dafce floor with a large comfortable fireplace. Also on the ground floor are the laundry ana xurnace rooms, a ' large stor age room, a bathroom and a double garage with heavily arched en trances. On either side of the exterior stairway leading to the main floor are two heavy earthenware vases. The main entrance opens to a conservatory or sunroom with tiled floor and fountain and with heavy curved and -arched plate glass win dows set in. steel sash. A decora tion in the windows colored ores cents have been inserted. The conservatory Is separated from the main reception hall by an arched grill some twenty feet in width with a circle headed doorway, at either end. 'Between these door waya is a rustic garden wall of natural stone. From the reception hall whloh is two stories In height circular stairway winds (o the second floor. Below the Stairway has been cleverly constructed an Egyptian den where the Intense colorings have again been Introduced In the finish- plaster. The walls are canvassed and painted In delicate rainbow hues, a hand rail In wrought Iron matching In design the artistic lighting fixtures out lines the stairway. The reception hall Is separated from the living room by French doors-1-8 feet in width which when open give a combined room 28x40. In the living room is a fireplace of atone, brick and tile in combination, .an Elizabethan style with wings of wrought iron grill work in duco finish. The . fireplace seats are also of wrought iron. Electrical fixtures, throughout are of special design of (Egyptian, Chinese and other Oriental patterns and finished 1n duco. In the breakfast room, the Egyp tian again enters in the gold, red and black of the wall papers and In the green and bronze finish of the woodwork. A novelty In the kitchen la a French cbarett or dish wagon which supplants the vimiuMuttiuitutiUUUimux Jamieson-Towle-yyfllpaghby Corp. . 372 17th Street . . 682 Mill BIdf , 3. F. IN Jszn. w I P PniNTMENTS Appointees Announcement is made by President S. G. Plummer of the Pacific Coast Engineering company of two new appointments: C, H. Ramsden (above) has been named general manager of the company, t Below) Adrian x B, Greenberg, now with the Pa cific Coast Engineering company as sales representative. drain board at, one side of the sink. This wagon has a tile top with a railing and an additional shelf below, an idea permitting the conveyance of cleaned dishes to the china closet at one trip. Leaded glass doors have been used for the cupboards and built-in cabinets. There is a bathroom for each bedroom in the home beautifully finished In varied tiles such aa old rose, pink, yellow and black. Flooring of the main rooms is of "Genezro" a new type of South American wood similarln appearance to tile. This flooring Is built-up of separate dyed blocks. ' The home, which Is open for Inspection, Is reached by way of Park boulevard to El Centro and west on El Centro to Glendome Cercle. - ! a s . - .f0m''9'mml, I ; - , -1 i " r -ft X I-'':,: y MR. HOME OWNER. DO TOO KNOW, we can refinance) your borne wtth a loam payable only f 10.00 monthly on each $1000 borrowed? Thie Includes the Interest and part of the principal. Having KO DVK DATE Uiis loan can ran antl paid. it Th e Disappearing Mortgage tOAXS. both FLAT or INSTALLMENTS, at PROMPT SERVICE NO LIFE INSURANCE REQUIRED TELEPHONE BERK. ISSS airing deacrlpUea of rtwr property t ., We will Ctadly make Inspection at once 7,F. Ee Forbes Company - 505 American Tru$t Bldg., Berkeley . ; w Loan Correspondence . Northern Life Iosnrance Compear - ' OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1928 a a wiihbibi saw ANNOUNCED BY S. G.P Announcement Is made by President R. O. Plummer of. the Pacific Coast EtiKlneerlTig companj', of two nrw appointments. The first Is that of C. H. Bamsrten as general manager of the Pacific Coast Engineering company. Ramsden Is widely known in Pacific coast in dustrial and engineering circles, and was formerly the general man- iiger and vice-president of the Hteel Tank and Pipe compnny of Ber keley. Commenting on this ap pointment President Plummer Htates: "The appointment of RaroH'len ns general manager of tho Pacific Coast Engineering company is another indication of the growth and expansion of our con cern. T. E. Perrln is the sales manager of the Pacific Coast Engineering company. President Plummer also announces the appointment of Adrian B. Greenberg, who is now affiliated with the Pacific Coast Engineering company as sales representative. Greenberg was former, ly, for six and a half years, with the Judson Pacific company and has a host of friends In tho San FranclHco bay region. Ha is also tho secretary of th Builders' Exchange of Alameda county. Greenberg has Just returned from an extensive tour of the Pacific coast cities. TlftTTT BE SUBDIVIDED subdivision engineers have for the past week been busily engaged In making a detailed survey of the 100 acre tract of land adjacent to the University of Cftljfornia on the north. An announcement reads: "This tract of land purchased from Frank M. Wilson by a group known aa "The Berkeley Associates" is to be subdivided into large, distinctive, individual villa sites, the first unit of which, consisting of about fifty acres is to be known as "Campanile Vlllaa." "This c)oae-in subdivision of Berkeley acreage will be shortly offered to a select group of persons who asked for reaerratlona Immediately that It was announced that this magnificent bay, campus and hill view property waa to be subdivided. "Mrs. K.'A. Clayton, president of The Warren Cheney company, agents for "The Berkeley Associates," owners of the property, states that preliminary plats will be available within two weeks but it ia not likely that any of the first unit will be offered to the public at a general subdivision sate. WASHINGTON, " Dr C The department of commerce announces that, according to data collected at the biennial census of manufactures taken in 1928. the establishments engaged In the manufacture of radio apparatus sod tubes ia 127 reported troducU to the value of $111.848, ;. it IE REPORTED ON E The beautiful Trlbune-Schleslng- er Display Home In Claremont Pines, the scenic subdivision formerly known as the PwE. Bowles estate, which is heing developed by the York Company, Inc., is nmv In the final stages of construction and will be completed early in De cember,, according to C. Dudley Dp Velbiss, the builder. Frederick 11. Reimers is the architect. The resi dence will be furnished through out by B. F. Schleslnger Sons and will be open to the public upon completion as well as during con struction. Commenting on recent progress, the builders state: "The painting, which Is very Complicated and requires extreme skill and workmanship, has been started by A. Van lleerden, and will be completed within a few days, J. H. Fltzmaurlce has completed the flat work and is now finishing up the concrete steps, a very particular job. The Modern Homes Euulnment company re- roauee rivea" unwTi pemtrnrnen shortly. A. M. Poulsen is preparing to make the heating Installations, and the bathroom heaters have been Installed by the Weir Electric Appliance company. Glazing of all windows has been completed by Tyre Bros., and J. A. Faio, the plumber, Is now Installing., all plumbing fixtures. The miniature models of the home being made by tho Paclflo Telephone and Telegraph company have been completed and will bo on display In the lobby of the business office of the company on Franklin street, and In the windows of the I!. F. Schleslnger & Sons. The Atkinson Mill and Manufacturing company have completed their work on the Job, and the Superior Tiln and Products company will be through shortly. The finish hardware has been let to the Associated Hardware company of Emeryville, who will be on the Job Insldo of a few days." The resldcnco Is being financed by the 1'aelflc States Having and Loan company of Sun Francisco. Among participants in tho home are the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph company, A Van lleerden, painting; Modern Homo Equip ment company, Walker dishwasher, Seller's kitchen cabinets, Hydro-Oil burner. Hoyt Heater company, water healers; Atkinson Mill and Manufacturing company, milhyork; J. H. Fltzmaurlce, concrete contractor; Superior Tile and Products company, interior, tiling; Wler Electric Appliance company, electric bathroom heaters; Berkeley Craftsmen, ornamental Iron; J. A. Fazla, plumbing; State Electric company, electrlo wiring; General Roofing company, roof; United States Gypsum company, plaster; Tyre Bros., Glass company, glass; Ariss-Knapp company, excavating; American Radiator company; Overhead Door Company of California, garage doors. Tyler & Mllford, plasters.- - PATENT OFFICE A new record for the number of applications received in the United State patent office was established during the last fiscal year, the annual report of Commissioner of Patents Thomas E. Robertson reveals. During that period a total 'of 11,961 applications were pre sented for consideration, an in crease of $168 over-1927, whicn was the peak year up to that time. The work of tho Patent Office, Commissioner Robertson declares, Is aerlogsly hampered because of the Insufficient number of technical examiners available. Although the applications for patents have Increased more than 11,000 since 1 925, the force of examiners Is actually less now than It was during that year. The delay In acting on the applications; it Is pointed out,' has a tendency to act aa a drag on the industries of this country. Because of insufficient personnel to handle the business, cases awaiting official action have rlaen to 106,676 the largest number ever recorded, and an Increase of approximately 42,000 over last year. In contrast to the situation pre vailing In the patent divisions of the service, the. report shows that the trade-mark and design divis ion are aoi to Keep their worn current, acting on new cases within 10 days.' The Patent Office, the report state. I. physically In better shape than ever before, with adequate room, equipment and labor saving device. Prompt Dependable Delivery for domestic, commercial and Industrial heating PI EDM T 8813 DAT aVi NIGHT DEUVERT AJur I 0aM M7 Price ara low make contracts today -,' t ' fioapir iiiMiiii - DISPLAY M WORK GAINS FumaceOm S.T. JOHNSON CO. Vm f OU tmrmnt ft trtry rfm 40.50 AJIUNCTOJ4 AVENLTt I ' . 3 Display Home Ground Floor Plan Showing the splendid arrangement of the' rooms on the ground floor of the TRIBUNE-Schleslnger model home, which is now nearing completion in Claremont Pines the exclusive development of the York Company Inc. Frederick H. Reimer is the architect and C. Dudley De Velbiss the builder. r . -"- JESSIE GHAIG LQVELL JOINS ST. J JcsmIc Craig Lovell. for a number of years one of the most active factors in the sale of Piedmont property, has Joined the sales Btaff of L'ilominedlcu & Dunann, Inc., who recently announced the opening of a department devoted to the sale of homes, especially in Piedmont, Claremont and the lake district. . Mrs. Lovell, It Is pointed out. Is uniquely qualified to servo her clients In Piedmont and the -districts adjofnlng. Her father was Hugh Crafer. first mayor of Piedmont, and hor life thus fur has been spent in Piedmont where she has seen the hundreds of magnificent homes of that exclusive residential city rise one by one and property values step up in harmony with the home growth. There are few houses In Piedmont, declares Robert Brent Mitchell, salettmanager of L'llonr medleu & Dununn, Inc., that Mrs. Lovell does not know In detail and artyone who Is seeking a Piedmont home can make use of her abundant store of Information with a consequent saving in time and with an assurance of buying ithe right house. Sirs. Lovell will also represent Uff new firm In the sale of homes and homesites In Orlnda and of course in the firm's beautiful Piedmont subdivision, St. James Wood and Upper Piedmont Estates. EXTENSION IS DENIED. The Radio -Commission has denied the application of the Richmond Development Corporation for an extension of' time on its construction permit for a broadcasting station at Roanoke, Va. The permit had been issued originally in March, 1028, and twice extended, but evidence showed that no real work has been undertaken until a few days prior to the last extension. . WASHINGTON. D. C. The department of commerce announces that, according to data collected at the biennial census of manufactures taken in 1928, the establishments engaged primarily in the manufacture of mucilage, paste, and other adhesives, exclusive of glue and rubbeccement. In 1927 reported product valued at $7,945,-403, a decrease of 19.4 per cent as compared with 19,863,602 for 1925, the last preceding census year. LOANS PLENTY OF MONEY FOR IMMEDIATE LOANS ON NEW CON. STRUCTION REASONABLE FLAT PERIOD AND PERMANENT INSTALLMENT LOAN COMBINED. Prompt Service - Reasonable 'Costs Auets over $24,000,Q0QM (Hmd OHkx, . fall Uki City.-lttth)i t H. McEntyre , DUtrict. Manager . 1930 Broadway' Oakland Tn -cr i 'i 'ui r - 1ESI0D f Builders' Palace Exhibit This display, occupying the entire second floor of tho Builderi' Palace Exhibit building. 353 Hobart street, opposite the Builders' Exchange, is of interest to the building industry as well as the public. Many nationally known firms ha'e taken space in the exhibit. Below is a picture of the Crane company exhibit, manufacturers of valves, bathroom equipment, etc. Horace D. Jones is head of the exhibit. tSHi """V. 'T1. i "" ! - If o ' ; fl y , Vnn pin jL Calif. Billion.Dollar Farm State, Clayton Commenting upon .the agricultural outlook In California, J. Bradley Clayton. San Jose, president-elect of tho CalTfornlu Real Estate association, said: ', "Citrus returns promise to cx-c sd last year's high record of 3120.000,000, while cotton has the largest planting in our . history, with 223.000 acres of standing cotton in the 'State. There are over 1,015,000 acres of fruit trees, with DURANT MANOR The Residential Center for the Great East Oakland-San Leandro Industrial District The thousands of workmen coming to the' East Bay for employment in the factories of Chrysler-Dodge, Seiber-ling and concerns now negotiating for sites will-put every house and lot in Durant Manor at a.premrunC' Prices now range from $4800 to $6750 for fiveor six room homes . completely finished with .built-b cabinets, bath rooms and other accessories and decorated according to modern styles. Large, level building sites may. still be secured as low as $900.. Terms on both houses and lots are convenient. - Whether you are looking for a permanent home or for an investment to sell later , .... X..;, .-.- Now is the Time to Buy in DURANT MANOR! Visit The Cables" the beautiful Durant Manor model 7 7i home furnished by Breuner'i.' ; Mjjjny anc. .. . . .. v .Trad Offioer - - . Durant Avenue t Beverly Phone: TRinidad 22 . y Main O'firt! 1801 Franklin Street Phont: LAkeslde CZ'.Z NO. 155 01,000 car-lot shipments of deciduous fruits. 'When we consider that thr crops of oranges, bay, grapes ami, raisins, barley, lemons, walnuts, wheat, lettuce, prunes, beans, cattle, sheep. Hogs, butter fat, chickens and eggs, alone represent 3513,000,000, and that California produced about 160 other commer clul crops, it can readily be aeen that California agriculture is on the up-grade and that we are i billion dollar state. Some of the figures used are for 1937, but ir every case the Ireturn will be greater for 1928. Prices In mosi Instances are better than last year.'

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