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January it». I V / J -- Von Nuyt, WNCE T H E N E W S North.J-A N*.te*-JA Jane Wyman Will Direct Arthritis Fund Campaign Jane Wyman today had been named national campaign campaign chairman for the A r t h riti.s Foundation's 1973 fund-iaising drives JANE WYMAN Named Chairman The appointment of the Academy Award-winning actress was announced at a press conference in New York by Charles B. Harding, Harding, chairman of the board of the foundation, and Daniel E. Button, president and executive director of the organization. organization. Working Member Miss Wyman told ic- porters her position is no sinecure. "I'm not a casual joiner," joiner," she said. "When 1 do belong to an organization, I'm a working member." Her record backs her up. Miss Wyman has been a leading volunteer for the foundation's Southern California California chapter in Los Angeles for a number of years. She has the major responsibility for recruiting recruiting talent, producing and presenting the chapter's telethon, a key fund-raising fund-raising event. Miss Wyman also serves on the Arthritis Foundation's Foundation's national board of directors directors and is a member ol the executive committee. committee. Filmed Messages This committee does the real work of operating the foundation, according to board chairman Harding, "making key policy decisions decisions that affect our efforts efforts to bring help and hope to the 50,000,000 Americans who have arthritis." arthritis." The actress has filmed a series of television messages messages for The Arthritis Foundation, and she will be making personal appearances appearances throughout the year. The Arthritis Founda- t i o n is the voluntary health organization which for 25 years has spearheaded spearheaded the fight against a r t h ritis through programs programs of research, patient and community services and professional and public public health education. Name Library at CSUN for Late Dr. Delmar Oviatt The new library at California California State University, Northridge, was named in honor of Dr. Delmar T. Oviatt by the Board of Trustees of the California State University and Colleges. Colleges. Dr. Oviatt, who died in December 1971, was the campus' principal academic academic officer from 1955 until ]969 when he retired as vice president for academic academic affairs. T he Trustees' action was announced by Board Chairman Karl L. Wente of Livermore and Chancellor Chancellor Glenn S. Dumke following following the presentation of a recommendation by Uni- Honor Ranch Sewer Work Plans Drawn L o s Angeles County B o a r d o f Supervisors Tuesday will be asked to approve plans and specifications specifications for a $700,000 sewer sewer project at the Sheriff's Wayside Honor Rancho in Castaic. County Engineer Harvey Harvey T. Brandt is recommending recommending the Board approve approve the plans and call for bids to be opened March 3. Brandt said the planned project would permit the abandonment of the exist- i n g i n adequate sewer treatment plant by constructing constructing an intercepter sewer to convey sewage to a regional sewage treatment treatment facility nearby. The county engineer noted that the project would be partially funded b y s t a t e and federal grants. He said the county has accepted a grant offer of $75,000 from the state and $225,000 from the federal ' government. But, he pointed out that the offers are for maximum maximum grant amounts and t h e c o unty ultimately could receive less. T h e t otal estimated project cost is $700,000. Brandt said it would take 150 calendar days to complete the project. versity President James W. Cleary. "It is most appropriate t h a t t his building be named for Dr. Oviatt, whose guiding insistence on academic excellence long stimulated the in- t e 11 e ctual life of the Northridge community," Chancellor Dumke said. Under Construction The 137,503-square-foot library, costing 87,500,000, is under construction at the center of the Northridge Northridge campus. Completion is scheduled this summer. Born in Canada, Dr Oviatt 18 years ago became became dean of what was then known as the San Fernando Valley Campus of Los Angeles State College College of Applied Arts and Sciences. Successively, after the campus became San Fernando Fernando Valley State College College in 1958, Dr. Oviatt held the positions of dean of instruction and dean of the college before being appointed vice president in 1962. Reappoint Advisers The university's Faculty Faculty Senate approved a resolution resolution favoring naming of the library in honor of Dr. Oviatt as "a man who con- t r i b u t ed greatly and uniquely to the life of this institution." In a separate action, T r u s t e es reappointed Atty. Nathan O. Freedman Freedman of Northridge and Ferdinand Mendenhall of Van Nuys to the CSU, N o r t h r idge, Advisory Board. F r e edman, honorary mayor of Northridge, is a commissioner of the Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power. He is a member member of the Feather River Project Advisory Board and past president of the Northridge Chamber of Commerce. Mendenhall is chairman of the Executive Committee Committee of the Los Angeles Mayor's Economic Development Development Board. He is past president of the Board of Directors and the Executive Executive Committee of the California California Newspaper Publishers Publishers Association. Terms of the Advisory- Board appointments continue continue through Sept. 30, 1976. REGISTERS CASH James Ritty of Ohio invented invented the cash register in 1879. PARTICIPANTS C O N V E R S E (probably about horses) at annual awards and installation banquet of Los Angeles County Horse Show Exhibitors Exhibitors Association. From left are Dorothy Groth of Burbank, new presi- dent; Biana Kales of Brentwood and Mary Walker of Canoga Park, top winners who train in Valley, and Ron Vogel of Woodland Hills, outgoing president and new vice president of The New s photo Horse Exhibitors Hold Awards Ceremony L o s Angeles County Horse Show Exhibitors Association held its 13th annual awards dinner and d a n c e at Sportsmen's Lodge with more than 350 m e m b e rs and guests present. Bill King was master of ceremonies. The association formed in 1959 with 27 members, has grown to include more than 600. Its purpose is to provide means for competition competition in the local horse shows within the bound- lies of Los Angeles county- county- Outgoing president Ron Vogel of Woodland Hills presided. Dorothy Groth of Burbank heads the new slate of officeis. More than $5000 in sil- ·ver awards were given to the high point riders in t arious Western and English English events. Miss Laurel Leynnwood of Woodland Hills won the Hunt Seat Medal and was presented with a saddle Doug Evertz Evertz from Los Angeles, who won the Stock Seat Medal, received a siher headstall and bit. Diane Kales 16, Brentwood, Brentwood, who won seven awards in the Western Division Division and Mary Walker 16, Canoga Park, who won t h e s a m e number o f awards in the English Division, Division, were the two biggest biggest wmneis Both girls keep their horses in San F e r nando Valley. The largest portion of membership membership is ivom the Valley S p e cial guests who presented the awards to w i n n eis included Los Angeles City Councilman Robert Wilkinson (12th District), Tom Hanson, representing Councilman Donald Lorenzen (Third District), Councilman Phil Johnson of the city of San Fernando and Bob Jones, president of the Southern C a l i f orma Horsemen s Council. Robert Garrick Named for Rear Admiral Rank The official U. S. Navy Selection Board today had nominated for promotion to rear admiral in the United States Na\al Reserve Reserve a Los Angeles area man. City to Sell 10 Pieces of Extra Land The city of Los Angeles t o d a y had announced plans to put .10 pieces of surplus land near the Convention Convention Center on the auction auction block next month. The City Board of Public Public Works said the land, with an estimated minimum minimum value of $1,400,000, will be sold at a sealed bid auction before the City Council Feb. 28. The property of the north side of llth St. between between Figueroa and Sentous Sentous Sts. was part of land acquired by the city for street improvements in connection with the $38,500,000 $38,500,000 Convention Center complex. Ernest 0. Webber, president president of the Board of Public Public works, said the importance importance of the sale is that it will return the land to the city tax rolls and probably will lead to some new construction. construction. The land auction, said to be the largest sale of surplus property m the city's history, will be conducted conducted in the Council chambers at City Hall at 10a.m., Feb. 28. Proceeds Irom the auction auction will be placed in the city's gas tax street improvement improvement fund for use in street improvement projects. projects. The land was acquired through gas tax funds Minimum bids for (he 10 parcels range from $365,000 to $5.i,000. He is Robert II. Garrick of Los Angeles, who has held the rank ol captain in the Naval Resen e Garrick was born in West New York, N.J., on March 11, 1920 He lomed the U S \av- al Reserve in J^ebruary 1942, and served as an enlisted enlisted combat correspond- ROBERT M. GARRICK Joined Navy in '42 ent in the Pacific theater until the end of the war. Since December 1950 he has been affiliated with Naval Reserve Public Affairs Affairs Company 11-2 in Los Angeles as the Naval A c a d e my Information Area Coordinator. He currently heads Robert Robert M Garrick Associates, a public relations firm in Los Angeles, where he resides with his wife, Billie Billie Clair. They have two children, Martin W. and Patti K. His decorations include two Navy Commendation Medals. Produce Berries Holly trees come in two sexes, male and female Males ha\ c no berries, and [oinak 1 ^ frmv borrio? only when there ih a male neai- bv to pollinalo their blos- -soin.s. P r esident Vogel announced announced that in 1973 the association will offer new c at e go ries tor championships championships to appeal to the young and inexperienced horse and rider. Planned are green, novice and maiden classes both in Western and English di\ i- sions Legion Sets Talk Finals for Sunday The linal speak-off in the "20th District American American Legion 3'outh Oratorical Oratorical Contest will be held on Sunday at the San Fei- nanclo American Legion Post 176 hall m San Fernando, Fernando, according to James D. Rukes, 20th District oratorical chairman. In the contest which will begin at 1 30 p.m, c o ntestants from other group speak-offs \\ill vie lor 20th District honors. They will all give an eight to 10-mmute prepared oration oration on some phase ol the U n i t e d S t a tes Con- f-Utution, giving emphasis to the attendant duties and lesponsibihties of a citizen to his go\ eminent. The speakers \\ill then give a three to live-minute extemporaneous speech on some pha^e ol the Constitution Constitution which ho has drawn only five minutes beforehand Judges will then determine determine the winner, who will represent the 20th District in the next round ot competition, competition, the area contest, which will be held at Van Nuys American Legion Post 193 on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 1-30 p.m. J u dges for Sunday's meeting are well-known personalities in the community. community. The public is invited invited to attend this contest contest at the Legion hall which is located at the intersection intersection of Pico and Fox Sts. in San Fernando. ASK HEARING ON COUNTY'S WEED CLEARING PLAN L o s Angeles County B o a r d o f Supervisors Tuesday will be asked to set March 1 for hearing protests on the Fire Dept. week abatement program. County Forester and Fire Warden Richard H. Houts recommended the hearing and approval to abate noxious weeds in the unincorporated areas plus cities within the county fire protection districts. districts. H o uts said property owners will be given a notice notice and an opportunity to m a k e prviate arrangements arrangements for clearing any noxious weeds. If the county perform" the brush clearing, the effected effected properly owners will be charged. WILLIAM L PARIS County to Receive Plans GRADUATES FROM for Hart Park Repairs OFFICERS SCHOOL CANOGA PARK -- U.S. Air Force Capt. William Faris, son of Mrs. Dorothy G. Fans, 21707 Saticoy, has graduated from the Air University's Squadron Officer Officer School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. Capt. Faris was specially specially selected for the 14-week professional officer course which prepares junior officers officers to perform command and staff duties required by the Air Force. The curriculum covers c o m m u n icative skills, leadership, human relations, relations, national security, m a n a gement resources a n d i nternational relations. relations. The captain is assigned at Sheppard AFB, Tex., as a flight training instructor with a unit of the Air Training Command which provides flying, technical and basic military training for Air Force personnel Final plans and specifications specifications tor an estimated $14,397 worth of earthquake-damage earthquake-damage repairs at William S. Hart County Park in Newhall will be presented to Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Supervisors on Tuesday. County Engineer Har- \ey T. Brandt is recommending recommending approval of the plans and suggesting bids be called for on Feb. 28 -more -more than two years after the Feb. 9, 1971 earthquake. earthquake. Plans provide for structured structured repairs and roofing at the park museum. 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Clipped from The Van Nuys News26 Jan 1973, FriPage 3

The Van Nuys News (Van Nuys, California)26 Jan 1973, FriPage 3
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