Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on November 9, 1923 · Page 11
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 11

Oakland, California
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Friday, November 9, 1923
Page 11
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Y ffiren FINE RECORD I JEWELER.SQLD1ER FRIDAY EVENING r , .MI" NOVEMBER 9,7 1923 Heacls Lucky Jewelry House ALBERT S. SAMUELS, who.e Oakland jewelry establishment will be opened Saturday at 1520 Broadway. J. A. L. Turner of Samuels Store "Won Recognition in World War., James A; ti. Turner, manager of Albert S. Samuels Company, has a moit. ..Interesting; history both as Jeweler an soldier. As a boy he watched W father at work on the bejeweled hilt of the sword of honor presented to Sir Archibald Alison, hero of the Indian mutiny. The firm were Court Jewelers to Queen Victoria. Entering the business himself after a strict, apprenticeship, he spent a number of years in the employ of Sir Rob-eft Kirk Inches. Lord Provost of Edinburgh, a Jeweler of International reputation and who numbered among his clients the late King Edward VII, the present royal family, and the late Pier-pont Morgan. When the war broke out Turner was mobilized in July, 191. He served as a lieutenant in the Roval Scots." Among his experiences he relates taking over the first German prisoner of war to land in Great Britain Admiral Von TJrpltz's son. one of the survivors of the naval engagement or Heligoland was handed over to htm from a British cruiser. At the first battle of Yprea Turner was one of the 1200 survivors out of 16,000 men and officers of the Seventh division IN GALI1POU CAMPAIGN. In 1916 he took part la the Gal-llpoll campaign and waa eent with a flying oolum to put down a re- . - .t trlhaa. This Demon oi mo xouuui v. - , Involved a ten .nonths' campaign along the Mediterranean and in the Lyblan desert, where In addition to the ordinary risks of war, that of the great heat and the lack o water had also to be met. The, men in this expedition had the in- ( teresting experience of using a cis- . tern for water left by the Roman settlers of 2000 years ago. and his detachment of Royal , cots fin- jauru tx i " ...... r - started by engineers in the days of Cleopatra and Antony. In 1916 he returned .with his battalion of Royal Scots, and took part in the Great Britain offensive on the Somme. He was engaged in all the fighting of this period, and at the end of the first three weeks had to reoort that the losses of his battalion were 1685 men and 4u officers th. total remaining being the colonel, two second lieutenants, himsel and eighty men. After this he commanded his bat talion in the line on the ypres salient, and then became a brigade staff offio3r, finall: being made a division staff officer at army headquarters, and still later to the staff of the feneral headquarters lri the allied command. WITH OCCUPATION ARMY. i Finally he arrived In Germany With the British army of occupa- : tjon having past through number- , less engagemen.s and participating In the war from Its very outbreak ; until the final chapter was writ- ten in Germany. Following the armistice he came to America and : re-enter3d the Ijwelry business. 'i Tur..er has a talented wife a Scotch -girl who is a graduate of the Edinburgh university and a ; noted operatic singer. She is a professional vonalist and an ex- I ponent of Scotch song. Just before her marriage and removal to Oak- land she declined an engagement : with the ramous jseecnam upera Company of Great Britain. Zoning Plans to Be Meeting Topic SAN LEANDRO. Nov. 9. U. S. Ackles, secretary of the San Le- andro Chamber of Commerce, Is j making plans for a meeting to be held at the Washington school I on Wednesday evening, when the proposed zoning ordinance will be discussed; The speakers for this meeting have not yet been an-nbunced. CONCERTS VOR FISHERMEN. DOVER, ..Eng. -English fishing boats are now equipped with wire less receiving sets so' their crews osn hoar radio concerts. I . ' ft''4 ' ' "v,' I,-"? - ' -W it 0k ' "'-K j a i 'if??-? x 1 Mi O V ' ' fffMaaMWiiiBBiBBBBWHMMiHaMMaJWHaBBMHMiaBiMMMaBMsBHMiaHHsMMBHaMMMMS 1 ST IS 1 MM ON U. S. OIL DEAL NEW ORLEANS, La.. Nov. 9. Hairy F. Sinclair, head of the Sinclair oil interests, accompanied by Hugo Stinnea Jr., son of the German Industrial magnate, and severs! officials pf the Sinclair Oil company who are making u tour ot the oil producing and marketing centers of the United States, arrived here tonight from Chicago. When asked regarding a report that the Stinnes Interests had purchased a foothold in the Oklahoma oil fields, Stinnes replied: "You know a business man can't be answering questions about his business. That wouldn't do." Stinnes also declined to discuss the situation in Germany. "Never had any business relations with the Stinnes family and maybe never will," aid Sinclair. "I have known Stinnes In a social way and when he came to this country it was only natural for L.e to take him around." Stinnes arrived in the United States a week ago. Rotary Dedicates Tablet To Founder RACINE, Wis. Nov. 8. Rotary International paid a, tribute to Paul Harris of Chicago, founder of Rotary, today when a bronze tablet, set in a stone background, was dedicated to him. The ceremony wm arranged by the Rotary club of Racine. International officers attended. Mr. Harris was born here. 9 In 1900 only 12,824 motor vehicles of all kind were registered In the United States. Salesmen Secured for Store In addition to the manager, the staff of Samuels' store here will include the following: 1. GEORGE LENFES'ILY: 2. HA LI. PRIESTLEY: 3. WILLIAM HAUBRICH; 4. ALBERI SMITH; 5. WALTER TRAVIS; 6. ERNEST GEORGE; 7. A. W. MANDERSON; 8. J. H. GRIGGS. Jr. -.rfSX' 14 15k ''-ft.' 1 6 Sw im MIKHll -1 If 4 - i The Fastest Growing Store in the Fastest Growing City on the Pacific Coast WELCOMES its new neighbor Albert S. Samuels Co. T. Oakland's Fastest Growing detail District re RICH IXEAVOl 1530 Broadway New Readers of the Bay Region Have Received A Real Forceful Jewelry Message . From the Excellent Advertising Copy of The Albert S. Samuels Company, A Firm That Backs Up Its Newspaper Copy Willi Merchandising Service The Commercial Trust & Savings Bank Commercial Savings Trust Safe Deposit Oakland's Independent Financial Institution Joins Oakland Merchants in Extending to the Albert S. Samuels Company Jeweler Best Wishes for Success in. Its New Oakland Store Commercial Trust & Savings Bank 1560 Broadway, Oakland. Saturday, Nov. 10th, We Will Display New Fal COAT, In an array of models that will please the most fastidious the assortment is so large that choosing will be extremely easy ALL AT PRICES THAT WILL APPEAL TO EVERY WOMAN. 49t.'275a The most pleasing pari of purchasing at Coi-grabe's is the Cosgrave's Credit Service Xfhlch entitles' you to the privilege oT possessing any of these smart coals upon a small payment down, balance in small payments later. Suits Coats) Dresses FURS i rmmsmm An Invitation This firm is happy to' offer for your inspection and approval its new store. The doorsWill he thrown open tomorrow morning Saturday at ten o'clock. The public is cordially invited to the opening. There , Will he music and souvenirs. This is our first store in Oakland or any East Bay . city. We have two stores in San Francisco, and have had the pleasure of serving many. East Bay folks there. The new Oakland store is at 1520 Broad-Way, in the new Roos building. Store will he open . in the evening also. It is to he quite informal. Come as you are, hut come. Ten A. M. to Ten P. M V M mm 1520 BROADWAY. OAKLAND At - -.VS. "mf 0 4 I "M"aJ : y " . 4 11

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