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 - Sunday, March 31, 1968--Van Nuys (Calif.) * NE...
Sunday, March 31, 1968--Van Nuys (Calif.) * NE rV-N-C-I T H E N E W S Eait-3-A West-3-A North-3-A No.East-3-A Bur.-3-A Cenrral-3-A ^MOUNTAINS TO SEA' Walk-In Park Dedication Cites Project Champions Everett G. Burkhalter, former Los Angeles city councilman and congressman, and Ferdinand Mendenhall, editor and co-owner of The News, today had been -honored with a plaque dedicated in Babbitt Walk-In ."Park In recognition of their success in Initiating the park project. Babbitt Park is one of a series of parks that are being created in power line rights- of-way by the Los Angeles city Recreation and Parks Dept. Bears Inscription Councilman Robert M. Wilkinson, 12th District, was the principal speaker at the dedication ceremonies held Friday at the entrance to the park, 11356 Louise Ave., Granada Hills. The inscription on the bronze plaque reads: "In recognition. Everett G Burkhalter, councilman, con gressman, civic leader, and Ferdinand Mendenhall, edi tor, co owner, The Valley News, for their dedicated ef forts to establish a chain of from the FEATURED speaker at Van Nuys American Legion -sponsored program on Wednesday will be Capt. A l f r e d W. Trembly, Los Angeles Police Dept. narcotics division commander. Program on Law Set by Legion Post Van Nuys American Legion Post 193 will sponsor a "law and order program" on .Wednesday with Capt Alfred ;W Trembly, commander of the Los Angeles Police Dept narcotics division, as the featured speaker. The program, emphasizing the effects of crime and nar- "cotics, mil start at 8 p.m. in the Van Nuys American Legion clubhouse, 14541 Sylvan St., Van Nuys. Jim Walters, commander of Post 193, will present * citation to Sgt. John Olsen, a pol- ic« officer who was stabbed during a recent narcotics arrest in the Valley. A spokesman for the Legion said the program also will feature a discussion on the effects of narcotics. Also attending the meeting ·Kill be Capt. Edwin Grace, Van Nuys Division patrol commander : The public is invited to attend the meeting. Further information may be obtained by calling the Legion at 781-9890. parks stretching mountains to the sea." Girl Scout Troop 749, Mrs, Lee Slocumb, leader, ac cepted the park on behalf of the community. Scouts Plant Tree Groups of pre-school youngsters from Granada Hills and Northridge recreation centers presented colorful dance routines, as well as a. display of their art work. Other youth group displays were set up by boy and girl scout troops, Camp Fire girls and Indian Maidens, Hopi Tribe. In commemoration of the event, Girl Scout Troop 749 provided a tree planting ceremony. Musical selections wer« furnished by the Philharmonic Band, Louis Palange, director, through cooperation of th« municipal Bureau of Music and Musicians Union Local 47. Concert Set by Orchestra of Children The Peter Meremblum Pioneer Orchestra will present a concert today at 2:30 p.m. in Fiesta Hall at Plummer Park, 1200 N. Vista St. in Hollywood. Admission is free. This Is primarily a training orchestra for young musicians age 9 to 12 from all parts of the Southland The orchestra holds rehearsals every Saturday at 1 p.m. year round and always welcomes visitors at BRONZE PLAQUE honoring Ferdinand Mendenhall and Everett G. Burkhalter is unveiled in ceremonies at Babbitt Walk-In Park, Granada Hills. Participating from left are Lola Schepler of Recreation and Parks Dept; Mendenhall, Burkhalter, Elinor Nelson who is Miss Granada Hills, and City Councilman Robert M. Wilkinson. Babbitt Park is one in chain of such facilities championed by Mendenhall and Burkhalter "to stretch from mountains to the Sea. The News photo ROTC Units Will Strive for BUSC Trophy Since 1945 the BUSC Chal- enge Trophy has been presented by the British United Services Club for annual com- etition by ROTC cadet units in all high schools in the Los Angeles city school district. 2 Hold Up Bar; Flee With $1263 · Two stocking masked bandits escaped with $1263 after robbing a Xorth Hollj-wood bar and five of its patrons early Friday morning. Rocco T. Rymond 37. bartender at the Fox Fire Room, 12516 Magnolia Blvd., told police the hold up men entered via a rear door with guns drawn at about 12:30 a.ro. "While one bandit held tiie customers at bay, the other checked the restrooms, then ordered Rymond to hand over the money in the cash regis- FiestaHall Arthur Mautner will con- duet the program including works by Elgar, Holesovsky, Fiocco, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi, Prokofieff, Viotti and Gold. Childrren from the orchestra will be featured soloists. The Orchestra is supported by the Los Angeles County Music Commission, th« Board of Supervisors and the California Junior Symphony Association. Children in the Orchestra from the Valley area are: Eneino: Michael Volkman. Jonathon Braun, violin; Bonnie Ross, Nancy Merkel. flute: David Braun. cello: Robert Braun. percussion. Canoga Park- Deborah Singer, violin Studio City: Vanessa Laanen, flute. Woodland Hills: Franklyn D'antonlo, Davida Rosenthal, violin; Amy Fleming, flute; Jan Marie Eberle, oboe. North Hollywood: Phinny Chernis, Kathrin Korngold, violin; Heidi Leaf, viola; Jon Eisenberg, clarinet. Sherman Oaks: Bernard Lurie, Maria Markham, Nicole Bush, Leah Malkin, violin; Julie Malkin, cello. GEORGE GHANEM Trophy Chairman The trophy stands as a permanent symbol of Anglo- American and international goodwill President Johnson communicated his personal congratulations to the winning ROTC company in 1966 and *ent a letter of commendation to the club for its part in fostering this patriotic activity in developing qualities of leadership and character in the youth of the Los Angeles area. Support of the competition is given each year by the U.S. Army together with the Los Angeles Board of Education. Police Chief Thomas Reddin has continued the constructive interest expressed by the late Chief William H. the competition According to Parker in Squadron Leader David Gallanders, DFC, RAF (let), who is club president, the British United Services Club is a small but unique organization of over 30 years' standing in the community, composed of ex-officers of the armed forces of the British Commonwealth of Nations and those of the United States who have served with these forces over the years The club encourages the spirit of friendship and mutual understanding between peoples who have fought side by side for the freedom of mankind In 1944 one of the American officer mebers, Col Robert McMillan MC, suggested this high school ROTC trophy It was immediately instituted bj' the club The schools themselves provide the competitive enthusiasm and desire to excel This troplry has become the primary goal of the year's training. George Ghanem is in charge of the Challenge Trophy competition this year. The trophy is actually twofold. (1) A medal is awarded to each cadet of the winning unit (2) A plaque i* presented to the winning school tangible trophy -- a greater appreciation of the value of self-discipline in participating in a worthwhile community enterprise. The British United Services Club is proud of its contribution the support The 24,000 Scouts of the San Fernando Valley Council -Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Explorers -- will join with others from throughout the Southland this week in selling tickets to tfie major Scouting show of the year Ticket sales for the 19(38 Scoutcraft Fair will open at various locations in the San Fernando and Hie Santa Ciari- ta Valleys on Tuesday, according to John B. Kelly, ticket sales chairman for the event. He said the Scouts plan to knock on every door in the council's service area in an effort to sell the $1 tickets for scouting's big show, which will be held on June 7 and June 8 at the Devonshire Downs in Northridge. Harold E. White, a Van Nuys attorney and general chairman for the fair, described the show as a "live action exhibition of the thrills and skills of the Scout program." He said that the 1968 Scout- craft Fair is planned to have an impact on the people of Los Angeles County and that it would add to every citizen's knowledge and appreciation of Scouting. Last year, more than 100,000 people attended the fair, held jointly at the Devonshire Downi in Northridge and the Antelope Vallev Fairgrounds and encourages of parents and 'More important is the in- 11-15 a.m. community leaders for the ROTC program," Ghanem explained The ROTC drill competition will be conducted in the stadium of Rancho - Cienega Recreation Center, 5001 Rodeo Drive from 9 a m to 2 p.m. on Tuesday under the direction of Lt Col Jack E Smith, commanding officer of the ROTC program of Los Angeles City Schools. Judging will be conducted by officers of the U n i t e d States Army and members his staff. A. A. Franklin, British consul general, will address the assembly at 11 a.m. Civic dignitaries will be introduced upon arrival Presentation of awards to the winning school will be made on the morning of May 17, time and place to be announced "The ROTC has been one of the few stabilizing influences where recent difficulties have occurred between students and school administration. We encourage everyone to turn out and show that we really care about our youth," president Gallanders emphasized. Van Nuys High School is competing from the Valley. Estimated time of arrival for the local school is 10:30 a.m. with inspection scheduled for 11 o'clock and drill set for Tickets for koufcrafl Fair Will Go on Sale This Week Lancaster. Both locations ·ill be used again this year. The Scouts served by the an Fernando Valley Council enefit directly from the tlck- t sales, as a portion of the money returns to each Scout ait to provide camping equip- lent, craft supplies and other ceded items. Each Scout unit represented t the Scoutcraft Fair designs ither a display booth or an uldoor exhibit. Booths range n subject matter from minia- ure circuses to desert sur- ival -- from Indian pottery xhibits to model boats. Aimed Trio Robs Market in Valley, Flees With $300 Three robbers, , all 8rw|d with hand guns, held up£* North Hollywood market Ifiri- day afternoon and escaped with $300. *» Police said the bandits entered Archie's Ranch Market, 7500 Lankershim Blvd., shortly before 1 p.m. and ordered cJerk William T. Locke 43 hand over the money. ^ Two bandits held guns op employes John Jigamian anij Shirley Legato, while the third took the loot and stuffed it his pants pocket ' After taking the money, tt*» trio walked out the rear door, police said. CORRECTION Republic National Bank of California Son Fernando Valley Office is located at 16661 Ventura Blvd., Eneino Phone 931-7000 Van robbers then ordered ter. 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  1. The Van Nuys News,
  2. 31 Mar 1968, Sun,
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