Chula Vista Star-News from Chula Vista, California on January 9, 1964 · Page 2
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The Way to Perfect Form immmmmmmmm i $ .j Iltillitltt .., ' t iffy v s . ' -.u, , y jar- . r .: ?. ' ft! City Arts to End Subsidy, Monopoly for Ambulance Controls Due; Police Calls Opened to All GOLFING LESSON is given to Penny Stroll, Mill Chula Vista, by Jack Stain-graber, who will bs pro of the Chula Vista Driving Range, scheduled to open Saturday at 2 p.m. at 175 N. Glover Ave. Steingraber, member of the Professional Golfers Assn., will give lessons by appointment at the range, which will be equipped with all-grass tees and will be lighted for night use. . - ' - Practicing Navy Flier Is Killed in Crash A Chula Vista Navy flier was killed this week when his EA1E Skyraider crashed during a landing approach at the El Centra Naval Air Facility. Killed was North Island Naval Air Station pilot Lt Cmdr, Edward A. Morse, 33, of 763 Monserate Ave., Chula Vista. Attached to Carrier Early Warning Squadron 11, he was making practice mirror landing approaches at the facility in propeller-driven aircraft. He crashed short of the cility runway as he approached for a landing. The runway is a mock-up to simulate landings aboard aircraft carriers. Morse, from Hartford, Conn., was on a training mission, prerequisite to actual aircraft carrier landings. Morse is survived by his widow, Ann, and four children. u a w fa- rt .J n i 1 EDWARD A. MORSE Killed in crash Hunt Pressed For Plane Lost In Mid-Pacific Schuller Plea Date Is Set Mexico Visitor Dies in Crash With CV Man 7 Z be to Ait: y on El Knpv ' 'tkw' Hospital Still Shut, Awaiting State License Chula Vista's "white elephant hospital," dedicated Dec. 14, was still empty this week, waiting for a license from the state bureau of hospitals. The $1 million South Bay General Hospital, built in 1959-60 by former owners but never opened because of lack of funds, was notified Tuesday that had passed inspection, according to administrator mer Sorensen, one-time local public relations man who heads up the new management. Sorensen, who lives at 198 Corte Maria, Chu- A-2 Chula Vista Star-News Thursday, January 9, 1964 ment was moved Into the hospital last week. The 20,000-square-foot, 54-bed plant, was bought this fall for an estimated $950,000 by Chula Vista Medical Properties Ltd. from a local sav. ings and loan group who took over the plant when the original builders defaulted. Until the state grants a license, the hospital cannot take patients. Sorensen said that he was quite confident that the license would come through this week. The. Appellate Court has set Jan. 17for hearing an. appeal from Ar(h.ur. Schuller',. Chtila Vista dairy executive and real estate' agent convicted by a jury of two counts of'misdc- The mid-Pacific hunt for a meanor vehicular manslaugh-ditched Air Force cargo plane term a. traffic death, : with nine men aboard includ-' !' Thomas ;; Waddell, deputy ing a Chula Vista sailor, en- district attorney at the South tered its seventh day this Bay Municipal Court, wll ar-morning. spurred by ...twoigue 'against 'the appeal.: , more distress signals. I Schuller, 40, of 244 Madrona Some 70 aircrafts, represent- St., was found guilty in the ing a total of 4.000 flight hours, traffic death of Gene Fike, 42 plus three shins and hundreds of 396 San MIfeuel Dr., Chula of men were joining in . thel Vista. search, described as thg big- James Duberg, his attorney,. gest search ever conducted offlhled the appeal contending- a the Hawaiian islands, . I juror had told him that a fel The Chula Vistan aboard the'low panelist had read the Taw plane was Machinist's Mate! from penal and 'vehicle code First Ctass Francis E. Elliott, I books found in the jtury room, 32. who lived with his. wife, " Judge- Manuel Kuglcr of Florence, and their three chil-1 South Bay Municipal Court, dren, 4, 3 and 1, at 164 E. where the five-day trial wa Rienstra street. held, previously denied a mo- He was escorting the body tion by Duberg for a new trial of another sailor to San Fran- requested on the same grounds, cisco when the MATS C124 Kugler on the reeommenda- A Mexico City woman was killed and three others were injured on U. S 101 north of Chula Vista when their car was struck in the rear by a car driven by a Chula . Vista man. ' , Mrs. Antonia Ramirez, 43, fatally injured in the two-car crash on U. S. 101 between Chula Vista and National City, was a passenger in a car driv en by Aurelio Lopez of San Diego. Also in the car were her son, Xavier Ramirez, 11, and Sergio Lopez, 16, son of the driver. The California Highway Pa trol said tnat tne Lopez car was struck in ihe rear by a car thriven by William Stanley Ritter, 34, of 236 Olympia St., Chula Vista. 4 Both vehicles went down an embankment and overturned, coast. Chula Vista City Attorney James Duberg this week was directed to draw up an ordi nance to regulate ambulance services within the city y which would also bring halt one service's monopoly answering police emergency calls. At the same time the coun cil voted unanimously to drop , ... . . , . ., , .... n the $3.50 subsidy for each pJpW Vlsta. sald that the last f e $200,000 equip lice department call responded to by the Bay Cities Ambulance Co. : BAY CITIES has a contract with the city to answer calls from the police department. It operates three ambulances at 567 H St, and has others in the San Diego area- Steve Ballard, operator of Bay Cities, told the council he had no objections to cancellation of the subsidy but said he was concerned over who would pay when he had to transport "alcoholics or psy chos" to County Hospital where facilities were available for their treatment. "I'm perfectly willing to take anyone to the Chula Vis ta hospitals regardless of his ability to pay," Ballard said, 'but those longer trips are ex pensive and I'd like to know what arrangements can be made for them." THE COUNCIL indicated that this could be settled, ei ther in the ordinance or by written agreement. Ballard said about 40 per cent of his calls are "uncollectables," in which the patient is unable to pay the ambulance fee or re-, fuses to do so. Passage of the proposed or dinance would also open the way for all city-licensed ambulance services to answer police emergency calls. City Administrator Fred Ross told the council that 312 pol ice calls were answered by Bay Cities or its standby company, Acme Ambulance, in the first 11 months of 1963, The city paid $1,092 in sub sidies for the calls. The standby ambulance ser vice is called in when all available vehicles of the contract company are in operation. BALLARD SAID he has just purchased two new ambulances at a cost of more than $33, 000 and Chula Vista now has as good an ambulance service as can be found on the Wes,t Seven Still in Race For Grand Jury Posts (County News Service) A record number of South Bay; residents seven were chosen yesterday in the semi-final drawing of prospective county grand jurors, The names were drawn in presiding Superior Court from a list of 103 originally submitted. Seven of the 32 drawn were- from Chula Vista, Na tional' City and Bonita. A drawing to select the fin al 19-member panel will be held Jan. 22. Jurors whose names were drawn yesterday who are unable to serve on the grand jury will be allowed to enter their objections before the next drawing. , Prospective grand jurors from Chula Vista are C. C. Alley, 258 Kearney St. ; Garth Knapp, 324 Hilltop Dr.; Mrs. Lucille Poulter, 59 F St., and A. L. Reneau Jr., 398 Hilltop Dr. Names of National City residents drawn were Thelma N. Hollingsworth, 930 E. 12th St., and D. L. Murray, 1441 L Ave. Mrs. Celia Tyce, 3555 Loma-citas Lane, Bonita, was also drawn as a prospective juror. Lancer Injured As Scooter Is Hit by Auto Ray Timberlake Anderson, 16, of 850 Halecrest Dr., Chu la Vista, a Hilltop High School junior, was treated this week at Chula Vista Hospital for head and leg injuries when he was thrown over the handle' bars of his scooter and into the windshield of the car which hit him. Cited for violation of the right of way of another vehicle was Louise Marie Salz- man, 33, a housewife, of the Aloha Vista Apartments, Apt A-15, in the 500 block on L St., Chula Vista. Mrs. Salzman is from Westminster, Calif, Mrs. Salzman was traveling east on L street and made a left hand turn to Monserate avenue just as Anderson, tra veling west on east L street, made a left turn across and in front of her car. She said she didn't see the boy on the motor scooter. CV A4 Sun Was NO 7 The sun was blamed this week for a Chula Vista colli sion, but a motorist was cited just the same. Daniel Bruce Peterson, 19, of 2015 F Ave., National City, a pipe fitter, was driving southbound on Broadway and failed to stop for the red traf fic signal at K street because; he said, the sun was in his eyes, and he didn't see it. Peterson collided with Jos eph Ira Passerino, 44, of 981 W. Bay Blvd., Chula Vista, a machinist, who had entered the intersection on the green light. Irving Bailey, 45, of 2839 Grove St., National City, a passenger in Passeriho's car, was treated by a private doc tor for an Injury to his right side. . Peterson was cited for exceeding the stated speed limit and disregarding a atop signal. $600 Poodle Stolen from Nome A $600 white male pood-le'named Mickey was stol- en from his home this, week at 499 Woodlawn avc, vuum vieva, ins- unstress, Mrs. Giovanna Dl-Franco, 35, reported, Only Mickey's collar .was found by Mrs. DiFranco near a bush in the back yard where the poodle usually stayed. The dog'i tag number is Chula Vista 1349 and he is registered with the American Kennel Club under number N-730622, Mrs. Di-Franco said. I tn firaHiiafp IV VI UWMVIIW Five South Bay men will graduate from the San Diego Police Academy Tuesday at m m Im 4 U a Cm HI... Da. p.tll. Ill fcllV WBII 4!gw v lice Department gymnasium at 801 Market St., San Diego. Graduating with the 43rd police recruit class will be Charles Mitchell and Spencer Cotton of Chula Vista; R, B. Doughty and Benny McLaughlin of National City, and Richard Butera of Imperial Beach. The men completed a 13- week. 600-hour course. Thev will enter their re spective police departments with 12 units each of credit from San Diego City College. Guests at the graduation will include Chief ; James Quinn, Chula Vista; Chief C. W. Mclntire, Imperial Beach, and Chief Walter Cagle, National City. WANT ADS GET RESULTS Aluminum & Canvas M?7mx Awninas ........ HOMI shvici ED EC estimate) gladly tlven. rftCE xnmt vIUbl. PH. OA 2-7812 CHULA VISTA AWNINft 838 Broadway Injuries to the survivors were relatively minor. Loses Bid Lowell Crawford, who oper ates the Crawford Ambulance Service from the' Bay Breeze Motel at 864 Broadway, had previously asked to be placed on the police call list with Bay Cities. He offered last month to operate without the subsidy. Crawford said a report to The South Bay YMCA this 'he city administrator by Po- ,mt 4,.Q r!nm hv 1hr CB Wild OamPS Ullin Was Chula-Vta-Citv- Council inU've.y misleading,'! "Y" For Storage Globemaster disappeared about 750 miles west of Hawaii. The . plane was flying from Wake Island. The distress signals were, last heard Monday. I tion of a probation officer lev. ied no, fine or jail term on Schuller, but his license will automatically be suspended for a year if the conviction stands. The Chiila Vista str-New. with Its mocuted publication!, 'ine Nntiunal City Star-Nows, Th Imperial Beach Star-Naws and me stiir.News Shopper provide full coverage et the entira expanding aouin Bay Area. .... ; 439 Third Avenue, Chula VUla, California IMbllshed every ihursriay and Sunday by the atar-Newa Publishing Co. Phona m-Kii or iV UH B. K. A PATRICIA REBELC LOWELL ALICE BLANKtOHT Editors and Publliheri LEE CHII.80N. Managing Editor PAUL VAN NOSTRAND, Sunday Editor 10.00 PER YEAR """"" MONTHS ICM 75e PER MONTU HOME DELIVERED Outside ban Diego County io.oo rer vear Second elan postage paid at Chula ywt. Calilornia .. Official Newspaper. City ol Cbuta V1U HOME DELIVERY SUUSCKIHKRb NOTICE: If you are " !''.''?''; newsbuy. call tba circulation department before IS ajn. on TbUMflay and Sunday lor delivery. Pnone 42I-H35, its request to store a building temporarily behind the Y headquarters at 590 Third Ave; ' But the council came up with wliat, it considered a reasonable.'-, alternative: and and one which 'would probably save Ihe YMCA f roin having to pay. for two moving jobs. . ',': . .;, -The Y had requested use of city owned, propery for; its building, acquired from, the old JJ Street School site, at the Greg-Rogers-Park area,! owned jointly by the city and the elementary school district. Parks and recreations director William Jasinek had ob jected to locating the building on the original 20 acres in tne Greg Rogers area but the city has since acquired another 20 acres there and the matter of leasing part of the new prop erty to the Y was referred to Jasinek. In the meantime the council directed City Administrat- or rea koss io coniaci ine county, which owns the site where the school building is located, and try to make arrangements to leave the building where itis until a final decision is reached. QUINN HAD reported that Crawford's only ambulance was a converted 1958 p8nel truck, modified for ambulance use.. Crawford said, "No ambulance on the road is built from the ground up to be an am bulance. Thry are all modi fied from truck or limousine chassis by special ambulance conversion firms." . He said his vehicle has al ways been operated as an am bulance and has approval of the California Hichway Pa trol, It was approved by the city when he was issued his license to operate here and is the same type vehicle used by the county and the San Diego Police Dept. he said. CRAWFORD IS a former manager of Acme Ambulance, He said he is negotiating for two or three more ambulances of the same general type he now operates. "I won't be able to offer Cadillacs as Mr.. Ballard does, but I'll guarantee good service," Crawford said. Pendine aooroval of the or dinance, Bay CitidW will still continue to hold its monopoly on the police call list. fTn. 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