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April 24, 1953

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COUNTY NEWS HIGHLAND AREA NEWS Rapid Progress Reported on Lions Club's Community Park ; HIGHLAND Lions Community Park is fast becoming a reality with trees and shrubs already on the grounds for planting. In view of the fact that the little park is being made for a community center and will be open to the local public, the plants and shrubs have been furnished by the County Gardiner. The Lions expect to have them planted this week. Following the work day Sunday, e fforts have been rushed to get the grounds leveled the sprinkling system is in. It was expected to get toe lawns seeded on Tuesday. LUNCHEON GUESTS San Eernardino County Gardener, Ralph Gillette and W. M. Goodson and Oscar Kopp of his garden crew, were luncheon guests of the Lions at their regular meeting on Wednesday and they were given rousing applause for their contribution to the Community Park. Other luncheon guests were William Jacobs, a San Bernardino Uptown Lion, and Ralph Kelty, who is building the new subdivision on Cypress Street in Highland. -President Charles Stone presided at the meeting and the program chairman, Chester C. Hamilton, introduced Edward Harmon, who was in charge. Harmon, dean of bpys at the Highland Junior High, presented four students, winners in a Junior High speech contest. TJiey gave their winning talks. The speakers were Kenneth Franklin, Darce Simpson, Theresa Fishel apd Joann Schwichtenberg. Their talks were on the general theme, "Our America," and they were pronounced very good and well given. The program was in keeping with the observance of Public Schools eek, which will be next week. Although the Highland-Area Cancer Drive went over the top on Tuesday forenoon and Highland was announced from the America Cancer Society headquarters as iho first 5n the county to exceed its gal, the drive goes on and the fund continues to grow. The local goal was $400 but the total raised by Wednesday noon was $429.33. Several coffee hours are yet to be given. LAST RITES HELD Graveside services for Clifford Chase who passed away suddenly Saturday in Barstow, where he lived, were held at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at Mountain View Cemetery, following the funeral service at Barstow at 11 o'clock in the forenoon. Both services were largely attended. The Rfcv. Susanna Kernahan pastor of the Highland Methodist Church officiated at both services which were the same as few of the Highland friends made the long trip to Barstow. Fallbearers were Barstow frfends who came in with the funeral cortege. The flowers were many and beautiful. Regular meeting of Highland Past, American Legion, was held Tuesday evening at the Legion Clubhouse with Commander Charles Griffin conducting the business. Beginning May 1, the Post wfll return to its former summer meeting time of 8 o'clock. Commander Griffin gave a report of the 25th District meeting which was held in Chino last Sunday. May 1J was announced as the date set for the annual ninth grade dinner which the Post sponsors to honor the class which leaves Junior High Sphool this year to enter Senior High School in September. Chester d Hamilton will be chairman for tlje dinner. 'Harry Keyser, entertainment chairman for the Post, announced tlfat there will be a benefit breakfast served at the Legion Clubhouse on May 30 from 6:30 to 10 o'clock. The annual memorial service will follow the breakfast. The breakfast will be open to the public. ?t was announced that Carl and Bernardine Walton (the latter is adjutant of the Post) are parents oa baby girl who was born a few days ago at St. Bernardine's Hospital. The Legionnaires .of the local Post have set another Clean Up Day to be held at Legion Park on May 2. Work will begin at 1 o'clock and will be followed by a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m. FOOD SALE SCHEDULED A cooked food sale will be given by the Congregational Women's Fellowship on Saturday morning at Hamilton's Market, beginning at-10 o'clock. Tempting foods will be on sale and the public is invited to patronize the sale. -Air Squadron, No. 13. which is sponsored by the Highland Post, Arherican Legion, met Monday evening at the Legion Clubhouse with Glenn Herkelrath as leader. Ttiere was election of officers, and Glenn Herkelrath was re-elected leader of the Squadron. Ace Ma-hohy was elected secretary-treas-urtr. It was decided to hold a pot-luek dinner on May 4 at 6:30 MO .o'clock' for all Air Scout members I and the members of the American Legion sponsoring committee. Highland Temple, Pythian Sis-iters. met Tuesday evening with most excellent chief June Fessen-jden conducting the meeting. The ! program followed a short business ! session. Mrs. John Knauf, educa tion chairman of San Bernardino County for the American Cancer 1 Society, was introduced and also Mrs. Tom Dewar, chairman- of Community education. The film, "From One Cell," was shown and Mrs. Dewar introduced Dr. W. L. Ogden who answered questions concerning it. Edith Vinnedge and Frances Scott served refreshments. DIES IN HOLLYWOOD Word has reached East Highlands that Mrs. Grace Laughlin passed away at the home of her son, David and wife in Hollywood, where she had been living. Mrs. Laughlin had many friends in East Highlands. She taught in the East Highlands Schools for 19 years, much of which ws in the Arroya Verde school, discontinued in East Highlands some years ago. Mrs. Laughlin's health broke when she was in East Highlands and she has been an in valid for the past five years. Private funeral services were held in Hollywood. Donald G. Aplin and daughter, Miss Florence; Mr and Mrs. J. Ross Millar, Dr. and Mrs. Lester Jankay, Mrs. Nellie Carter Cram and sister Mrs. J. V. Harvey, Mrs. Grace Brown and Mrs. Leo Donahue were among the local people, who attended the organ concert on Tuesday at the University of Red-lands. Charles (Chuck) Sweetwood has returned to Highland fire station, where he has been in charge for the past several summers. During the winter seasons he is transferred to the State Forestry headquarters on Sierra Way in San Bernardino. Sweetwood has been on construc tion part of the time as the for esters have been building a new-station at Hesperia. Dr. and Mrs. George Gibson have been in Los Angeles this week, at tending the annual Southern California State Dental Association convention. DRIVES TO TRONA George Riley drove to Trona Sunday and brought back their little grand daughter, Barbara Price, who has been enjoying a few days visit with Mr. and Mrs. Price. Her parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Price and the other children came down Tuesday for a two days stay. Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Bromi-low spent Wednesday at Mt. Baldy vis;ting their daughter and family Mr. and Mrs. Michael O'Laughlin and children. Henry Holland and daughter, Mrs. Eva Martin, have returned from Santa Barbara where they were called by the serious illness of Mr. Holland's sister. The sister is still living but Mr. Holland reports that he left her critically ill. The Rev. Henry E. Koch is spending four days this week in Santa Ana attending the annual convention of the California District American Lutheran Churches. J. R. Fessenden, who is bridge foreman for the Santa Fe in San Bernardino, . accompanied by his nephews. Don Fessenden and George Fessenden of San Bernardino and Milton Fessenden of Huntington Park, spent Sunday in San Jacinto where he is building a house. FINEST OF SPRING FLOWERS SOUGHT FOR 2-DAY SHOW REDLANDS Redlands flower lovers are being urged by the Horticultural Society to keep their finest flowers for the spring flower show in the Santa Fe Arcade Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3. Flowers may be entered singly, in sprays, and in flower arrangements. New garden owners are especially urged to enter. Flower arrangements will be stressed at this year's show: Number of classes has been increased to 24 and flowers need not have been grown by the exhibitor. There also will be numerous miniature classes. This year the size of the container and not the over-all size of the exhibit will govern. Detailed classification lists will be announced. Entry dates are Friday, May 1. 1 to 4 p.m., and Saturday, May 2, from 7 to 9 a.m. Concluding Riles Held For Alexander Wilson REDLANDS Private funeral services for Alexander James Wilson were held Wednesday afternoon at the F. Arthur Cortner Cnapel, with the Rev. J. Wendell Beck, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Interment in Hillside Cemetery. Bethany Church Pastor Will Be Installed Friday REDLANDS The Rev. John H. Muller will be installed as pastor of the Bethany Reformed Church Friday night at 7:30. The Rev. Gradus Vander Linden of the Emmanuel Reformed Church at Paramount will preside. Sermon will be by the Rev. Bernard Brun- sting, pastor of the Bellflower Bethel Reformed Church and president of the California Classis. PARTICIPATING The Rev. Herman Rosenberg. pastor of the Park View Reformed Church of Santa Ana will deliver the charge to the pastor. The charge to the congregation will be by the Rev. Donald K. Blackie, pastor of Hope Reformed Church, Lcs Angeles. Scripture reading will be by the Rev. Albert Van Dyke, California Classis missionary now at the new Pomona Church. Prayer will be offered by the Rev. Leonard Weze-man, pastor of the Mayfair Community Church Bellflower. Benediction will be by the Rev. Mr. Muller. Special music will be by the choir, Richard Haalboom director, and Mrs. Robert Haislip at the organ. FROM NEWPORT BEACH The Rev. Mr. Muller, his wife and their children, Mary Jane, 7, and John Jay, 5. moved from Newport Beach to the church parson age, 420 S. Buena Vista St., last week. Residing with them is his mother, Mrs. Maude Muller. He will preach his first sermon Sunday. The Rev. Mr. Muller graduated from Hope College in 1942. Western Seminary in 1945, both Reformed Church School in Holland, Mich. Former pastorates were in Pult-neyville, N. Y., and Abbe Reformed Church, Clymer, N. Y. KOREA SERVICE He was discharged last week from the Navy, where he served as Marine chaplain from 1951 to 1953. He served 10 months in Korea. While there he was instrumental in building eight churches for Korean peoples. He was presented with a citation by the mayor of Inchon for building churches in the leper colony there and for a veteran's farm. He received another citation from the Republic of Korea for work done among the Communists in three prison camps. CANDIDATES IN RHS STUDENT BODY ELECTION LISTED REDLANDS Candidates for Redlands High School Student Body offices include: Harry Crcsthwaite, Walt Roberts and Roy Anderson, president; Bob Vander Wall, Tom Pattison and Clabe Hangan, vice president; Pat Lynch, Diane Bandy and June Leyland, secretary; Maria Smith, unopposed for commissioner of finance; Terry Jones, Jari Lee Hansen and Frances Drerup, commissioner of publicity; Tom Strahl, Mike Cummins and Chuck Porte, commissioner of athletics; Nancy Hart, Donna Rutter and Gloria Kruse, commissioner of activities; Carolyn Gunter and Harry Genet, commissioner of Hobachi. Co-commissioners for the Makio have already been named and are Betty Hammen and Sally Silver-wocd. No nominations have been made for commissioner of pep, Girls' and Boys' Leagues. Candidates will speak at Monday morning's assembly and voting will be held Thursday. C. A. Linkeyr 73, Taken by Death REDLANDS Charles Allan Linkey, 73, native of Missouri and resident of Redlands one and one-half years, died Wednesday in Red-lands. He had been a resident of 20 Kendall St. Surviving are his two sons, Charles R. Linkey of South La-guna, and Cecil W. Linkey of Corona Del Mar; two daughters, Mrs. Viola M. Wirtz of Redlands and Mrs. Mary Lou Parks of Norwalk; a brother, Carl A. Linkey of Shamrock, Tex.; a sister, Mrs. Betty Sha.7 of St. Paul, Minn., and 11 grandchildren. Funeral services will be announced by the F. Arthur Cortner Chapel. Dr. Townsend Now Convalescing After Serious Accident COLTON Dr. W. B. Towsend of Blue Mountain Rancho, who has been confined to Loma Linda Hospital since being seriously injured some weeks ago in a tractor accident, while working on site development on one of his Blue Mountain properties, was able to be on crutches Monday. He said it seemed good to be able to get out and sit in the sun after four weeks in bed. He expects to be on crutches for fwo or three months, but said, "I will be as good as ever, except for a few scars." Dr. Townsend said visitors are welcome. Uptaimd omiinnier Requested Zone Change Fought At First Hearing UPLAND Aroused over what they viewed as a threat to the beauty of Euclid Avenue, Upland residents were out in force Thursday night to protest a requested Irnno rhamrp tr nprtnit rnmmprpial installations at the southeast corner of the famous thoroughfare an Foothill Boulevard. The occasion was the first hearing before the Upland Planning Commission on the petition of Ray mond Kemming for a change from R-l residential to C-4 highway commercial on the site in -question CHEAP DWELLING THREAT Threats by Kemming to move cheap, second-hand dwellings onto the property if the change is not granted, and his suggestion that action by the Planning Commission was in line with Russian tactics, did not serve to further his case. A plea from Ernest W. Fisher, 271 N. Laurel Ave. to guard against commercialization of Euclid Avenue, which he characterized as the community's most beautiful, and probably its most valuable asset, brought forth a burst of applause, as did announcement of Walter E. Boulton, 406 N. Euclid Ave., that he opposed commercial installations on Euclid Avenue now and forevermore. Mrs. George Cathcart. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Ring, Ray Davis and others warmly protested the proposed zone change, which will be given final hearing May 28. REQUEST FAVORED Following a second hearing, the request of Robert Gray for a zone change from A-l agriculture to R-1B residential on West Eleventh Street was recommended to the city council for approval. No protests were received at first hearings on the requests of N. D. McCallum and John Nicholson for a zone change from R-l to R-3 on the north side of Ninth Street west of Palm Avenue; of Howard Bowles for a change from A-l to R-1B at the southwest corner of Euclid Avenue and Fourteenth Street, and of A. G. Foreman and P. J. Wieland for a change from R-3 to C-2 on the east side of Euclid Avenue north of A Street. Hubert Weldon was granted a three-year extension on a zoning variance to permit continued operation of a beauty parlor at 305 S. First Ave., and Mrs. Velva B. Welch was granted a two-year extension to permit operation of a real estate office at 948 Fifth Ave. TREE REMOVAL DENIED Request for removal of a pepper tree at A Street and Sultana Ave nue on the ground that it blocked view of traffic stop signs, was denied following receipt of a report from Police Chief Ralph Palmer to the effect that it is not a hazard. Other tree removal requests were referred to a committee for investigation. Hearing on a request from the General Telephone Co. for a zone change to permit erection of a tele phone exchange building on the north side of Foothill Boulevard 170 feet west of Euclid Avenue, was set for May 28. Charles Eliot, planning consultant, said he saw no reason why the company should seek a site outside the area presently zoned 'for business. Mother's Day Gifts Started by Scouts COLTON Mother's Day gifts which the girls are making were started Monday by Girl Scout Troop 117 when members met at the home of Mrs. Sarah Ceizler on West H Street. Mrs. Graham Newberry, committee mother, supervised the making of the gifts. Further work on the project will be done next Monday when the girls convene at the home of their leader, Mrs. Bill Saffel. Present were Barbara Ceizler, Sue Epps, Leslie James, Darlene Brownell, Jolyene Scarboro, Joan Long", Linda Newberry, Frances Silva, Louann Smith, Sandra Zahm, Mrs. Ceizler, assistant leader of the group, and Mrs. Newberry. Mrs. Milliken Heads Hospital Auxiliary UPLAND New president of the Woman's Auxiliary, San Antonio Community Hospital, is Mrs. Daniel B. Milliken, chosen this week to succeed Mrs. Leslie Hoag. Named to serve with her are the Mmes. Cletus Gallagher, first vice- president; Lowell Emmons, second vice-president; Frank Taylor Jr., third vice-president; Ralph D. Ryan, secretary; Jack Craig, treasurer; and H. A. Ledig. E. L. Wads-worth and A. L. Weber, board members. DAR to Meet Monday ONTARIO Members of San An tonio Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will be enter tained for their April meeting, Monday, 2 p.m., at the home of Mrs. E. B. Williams, 600 W. Sixth St. Serving as cohostesses will be the Mmes. Frederick Reichardt, M. L. Gottfried, F. F. Jensen, E. S. Looker and Willis J. Hutchinson. JURIST WILL DECIDE Suit Against Ontario City, Council Under Submission Superior Judge John G. Gab- It is the Councilmen's conten- bert on Thursday took under submission a taxpayer's suit brought against the City of Ontario and its City Council. Plaintiff Walter W. Axley claims the City made a number of legally insupportable disbursements of public funds through the Ontario Chamber of Commerce as well as furnishing the Chamber quarters in the City Hall. Artistic Success Scored By Cast of Upland Drama UPLAND Deserving of con-the local quota of $2,500. More siderably more attention than the than 400 tickets, he said, were sold three-score persons sprinkled over for the opening of the benefit Upland Elementary School Audi- through the efforts of a committee torium as an opening-night crowd, headed by Mrs. Gordon Hodges, is the current performance of assisted by Mrs. Ed Summerhays "Light Up the Sky." . Jr. Slated to run througii Saturday OTHER AIR as a benefit for the American Can-1 Others who have been working cer Societv. the Moss Hart comedv!on the affair are Mrs. Leland is ably directed by William Simp - son. The tale of a young truck - drive-r-rdavwrieht's soul-shattering baptism into the life of Broadway is highlighted by the performance of Martha Palmer Fuller as the hardbitten but determinedly genteel "mother of a leading lady. Bringing truly professional touch to the production is Alfred Geer in the role of the show's "angel." WELL PORTRAYED Equally well done , is the part of a curly-pated director, subject to crying spells about the "beauty of it all," portrayed by Walter De-Lano. Also deserving of special mention is Eve Child, who appears as an ice-skating star who sinks her savings into the staging of an allegory. Competently completing the cast are Marian Holmes, Carol Feeney, Cnarles Holmes, Tom Small, Henry Turner and Dick Dobyns. During the intermission, Basil Harris, chairman of the Upland Cancer campaign, announced more than $1,600 is needed to complete Mrs. Frances Palmer Elected Chairman of Co-ordinating Unit ONTARIO New chairman of the Welfare Coordinating Council is Mrs. Frances Palmer, executive secretary for Ontario Chapter, Red Cross. She was elected to succeed Roy B. Case, Community Chest representative to the council, at a meeting held Tuesday night at the City Hall. Named to serve with her are Mrs. Stanley W. Collins, representing Euclid PTA, vice president; Mrs. W. E. Knott, of San Antonio PTA, secretary; and Case, Mrs. Patty Chase of the County Welfare Department, and Chief of Police Herbert Swinney, executive committee. Announcement was m5de by Miss Bertha Schwarzwaelder, city nurse, that the benefit bazaar sponsored last week end by the Visiting Nurse Association, had been successful in raising sufficient funds to support the nursing program. Appointment of a visiting nurse, she said, will be announced soon. Alex Zwilling of Ontario Stricken ONTARIO Alex Zwilling, 60, retired clothing manufacturer, succumbed to a heart attack Wednesday at his home, 216 W. Francis St. A native of Poland, Mr. Zwilling had resided in Ontario for the last seven years.' He is survived by his widow, Mary; a daughter, Mrs. Sylvia Benusen, Los Angeles, and two sons, Bernard of Los Angeles and Aaron, stationed at March Air Force Base. Funeral arrangements, in charge of the J. B. Draper Co., are incomplete. Chaffey High Speaker Takes Second Honors ONTARIO Representing Chaffey High School, Albert Valle placed second Tuesday night in the spring convention runoffs for the 1953 Lions Club Student speakers' contest. The Chaffey junior was runner-up to Miss Mary Lou Fair-man of Santa Ana when the young orators appeared before the Lions at Elsinore. Accompanying Valle to Elsinore was William Simonsen, Chaffey i speech instructor. Driver Fined $150 UPLAND Arrested at ' Foothill Boulevard and Baker Avenue on a charge of driving while intoxicated, Jack R. Bates, 40, Los Angeles, drew a fine of $150 Thursday when he pleaded guilty before Judge Fred H. Jacobs in justice court. t Protest ycUnd Ae. tion that expenditures were in .good faith, for the public's benefit and authorized under the law. Opposing counsel in the case completed their arguments to Judge Gabbert Thursday afternoon. He said he did not wish counsel to furnish briefs in support of argument, indicating he will rely on .trial evidence and oral arguments, only, in reaching a decision in the matter. Scheu. and Mrs. Paul Stiker, re- 1 sponsiDie lor ootaimng tne spon ! sors and Patron of the perform ance. Taking charge of the box office and serving as ushers were members of Ontario 20-30 Club. Working with Simpson on the production staff were Jay Snyder and R. B. Norman, co-producers; William Ochaltree, stage manager; William Woolf, lighting; Buzz Sel- man and Elizabeth Marino, properties; and Norma Donyes, publicity. Amanda Ellen Hail, Upland Resident 51 Vears, Succumbs UPLAND Amanda Ellen Hall, 84, widow of John M. Hall, succumbed to a sudden illness Wed nesday at her home, 620 N. First Ave. A native of Iowa, Mrs. Hall had been a resident of Upland for 51 years, having come here from Hotchkiss, Colo. She was a mem ber of the Brethren in Christ church. Surviving the octogenarian are a daughter, Mrs. John Tate, Ontario; a son, David B. Hall, Upland; a sister, Mrs. Jane Hall, Upland; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Hall will be conducted Friday, 2 p.m., at the Stone mortuary, 329 E. Ninth St., with the Rev. Alvin Burkholder officiating. Interment will be in Bellevue cemetery. Heart Attack Takes Life of Rose Sakal ONTARIO Rose Sakal, 71, wife of Anton Sakal, was found dead early Thursday on the floor of their home, 1335 W. Mission Blvd., the apparent victim of a heart attack. The elderly woman is believed to have been stricken after rising from her bed in the night. She is said to have been dead for several hours when the body wras discovered about 5:30 a.m. by the husband. A native of Hungary, Mrs. Sakal came to California from Detroit, Mich., and had resided in Ontario for some 10 weeks. Surviving besides the widower are a daughter, Mrs. Rose Howard, Atlanta, Ga.; a son, John Sakal, Livonia Mich., and one grandchild. Funeral arrangements, in charge of the J. B. Draper Co., are Chaffey Bus Drivers to Take Part in Safety Competition ONTARIO To select a Chaffey entry in a School Bus Roadeo in Los Angeles under sponsorship of officials of safety and school agen- j cies, 10 bus pilots are to participate in a driving test on the campus of Chaffey High School and College Saturday morning. The Chaffey contestants, who have already taken a written examination on first aid, number Lesion Watts," Howard Larson, Ro land Sanchez, Koerner Rombauer, Dale Thompson, Wayne Andersen, Don Mildren. Lou Salca, Paul Eroe and Ralph Blair. Serving as judges of the driving test will be Police Chief H. W. Swinney of Ontario, Police Chief Ralph Palmer of Upland, Edward Epperson, former transportation chief at Chaffey; Del Gibson, present transportation chief; Bernard Naftel, safety engineer, and a representative of the Cochran and Nichols auto motive service. To qualify for entry in the Los Angeles event, designed to promote safe transportation for school children, the Chaffey driver must be judged the outstanding member of his group and must have had; no accident of a "chargeable na-j ture" during the period Jan. 1 to June 20. The Chaffey test Saturday will! include demonstrations of smooth-i William Hicks, Insurance Man, Taken by Death ONTARIO William Edward Hicks, 56, World War I veteran, business man and civic leader, died Thursday at his home, 7904 Valle Vista, Red Hill, following an illness of some seven years duration. A native of Louisville, Ky., Mr. Hicks first came to Ontario in 1913. He volunteered for service in the U. S. Army in March, 1917, was with the Quartermaster Corps in France and was discharged in May, 1919. United in marriage with Mildred Morton of Asheville, N. C, at Montgomery, Ala., March 25, 1922, he thereafter became prominently identified with a large life insurance company, making his headquarters respectively at Tampa, Fla., and Chattanooga, Tenn. He returned to this 'community in 1937. engaging in the insurance business in Ontario. LEGION COMMANDER Mr. Kicks served as commander of Ontario post, American Legion, in 1939. He was a member of the Ontario Kiwanis club and a past noble grand of the Ontario lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Mr. Hicks was recalled to active duty with the Quartermaster Corps with the rank of major in 1941, serving as supply and general administrative officer, and was separated from the service in 1944. Surviving the business man are his widow, a daughter, Mrs. John M. Hayes, Encino; a son, William Jr., at home, and one grand daughter. With the Richardson-Peterson mortuary in charge, funeral serv ices will be conducted Friday, 3 p.m., at the First Christian Church with the Rev. Paul Kennedy officiating. Interment will be in Bellevue Cemetery, where the committal service, in charge of the Odd Fellows lodge, will be followed by. brief military rites at which Max Cramer will sound taps. Alvin Pine Serving With Army In Korea CHINO Army Pvt. Alvin G. Pine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Pine, 173 Roswell Ave., Chino, recently arrived in Korea and is now serving with the 25th Infantry Division. Private Pine entered the Army last July and was stationed at Fort Belvoir, Va., before his assignment in the Far East. A former student of Chino High School and of the California In stitute of Technology in Pasadena, he was an employe of the North American Aviation Corporation in Los Angeles before entering the Army. Rapid Improvement Made After Surgery UPLAND Friends of Mrs. Albert Weisbrod, 1778 W. Foothill Blvd., will.be happy to learn she is making rapid recovery from recent major surgery performed at Monrovia Hospital. The past president of Upland Parent-Teacher Association is convalescing at the home of a sister, Mrs. Roberta Waters, in La Verne and expects to be back in her own home sometime in May. Rubber has not always been grown in the Malay States, now one of the world's principal rubber sources. Trees there sprang from seed smuggled out of Brazil and planted by the British more than half a century ago. DISCUSS PLAQUE Lealon Watts (right) discusses with Bill Wieland, member of the Bus Safety Committee, the permanent safety plaque which is on display in the Chaffey District bus office. ness of operation, turns, parking, backing and stopping. Chaffey bus drivers have long enjoyed an enviable safety record. A permanent safety plaque is awarded annually to the driver of the year. Population of Upland Gams 17 Per Cent r UPLAND Completion of a special Federal census here, Thursday disclosed a 17 per cent population gain since the 1950" census. Making a "preliminary announcement" to City Manager, . R. G. Manley, James L. Ron--" deau, director of the special ceh- ! sus, disclosed that Upland had a population of 11,021 as of April 15, as compared with 9,203 per-"" sons listed in the regular 1950 census. City Manager Manley estimate ed that the population gain wilJ"J result in a municipal income in- crease of some $9,000 a year since apportionment of gasoline tax funds and motor vehicle li-cense fees is made on a population basis. The cost to the city for the census was reported at $1,700. Rondeau said that the names of any residents who may have been overlooked by solicitors engaged in making the count must be reported by April 30, when , . the census will be declared of- -ficially closed. Chaffey Boys in Contest ONTARIO Competing in Southland semi-finals of Furture Farmer,', judging contests, to be held Salnr-' day at Pierce Junior College, Canoga Park, will be a delegation trom Chaffey High School. Winners Saturday will be eligible for the. State finals, slated May 2 at San ' Luis Obispo. Going Saturday from Chaffey are Bob Hallett. Larry Quinn, " Orville Minor. Richard Milter. John Ratliff, Larry Whitt, poul- '! try; Gilbert Baldwin, Tom Beard, Don Howe, John Pierce, Jan Van,,'," Dort, David Wilson, dairy; Floyd Canpu, Ed Bessant, Ed Russell, feed and see. James Anderson, Masato Hay-ashi, Eugene Husk, Richard Puz;,, Bud Thompson, truck crops; Eu- .-gene Badders, Bob Bissitt, Jack Dillon, Mike Wilson, Delbert Wing,.', farm mechanics; Garry Holdgra- fer, Don Rabun, Bill Woodhouse" John Arnold, LeRoy Poole, Don. Olive, livestock. R. F. GraeHinger, Long-Time Newsman; Honored af Dinner ONTARIO Scores of friends in-this community of R. F. (Phat)" r .. - 3 i i - uiacuuigci-, wiueiy-Known iormer-Ontario newspaperman, will he in terested in word of a celebration in recognition of his 50 years in the newspaper field. In honor of the occasion, members of the staff of the Palm Springs Desert Sun, which Graet-tinger has edited for the last 12 years, tendered him a dinner at ! the Doll House, Palm Springs. Steaks featured the menu and there was a handsome candle-he- decked cake. Congratulatory telegrams were received during the -dinner hour and the honor guest .r watch and other sifts. Incidentally, Graetlinger was re-sR cently called on to dedicate the Palm SDrine-s hranrh nf tht rireat. er Los Angeles Press Club, with- headquarters at EI Mirador Hotel. fl !fr r .menu s Reserve UU V IV. I near ixomer uydi iiau a nunureu members of the Sheriff's Reserve1 and guests met Tuesday night at the West End substation to hear a ' talk on juvenile delinquency in San Bernardino County by Komer-Dyal, chief of the county juvenile i Dureau. During the business session, conducted by Commander Don D. Domes, the matter of restricting' membership in the organization was discussed and it was decided to put the matter to a vote at the May 19 meeting. Plans have been made for a program devoted to narcotics at this time and special t ' - " ' . " V.iW . bers and Women Reserves. Presbyterian Men fo Induct Nev Officers UPLAND Ladies Night is being observed Friday by the Men's Club of the First Presbyterian Church. Films will be shown by Dr. C. Norman Abbott of his recent trip to Africa, and installation of new officers will make up the program. In charge of dinner arrangements are Tony Caso and Fred Kirkpatrick. Heading the new of ficers to be seated is Jack Atwood, who will succeed E. Tweed Stone. Serving with him will be Jarvis J. L e m a n, vice-president; Floyd Chambers, secretary; and Verl C. Haynes, treasurer. Will Fete Past Grands UPLAND Past Noble Grands will be honored at the regular meeting of Silver Link Rebekah Lodge to be held Friday, accord-,. ing to Mrs. Thomas H. Settle, noble grand. The meeting will open in the Odd Fellows Hall at 8 p.m. an Mrs. Euland Holland will have charge of the social hour. Judging