Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 9, 1962 · Page 19
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Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California · Page 19

Eureka, California
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Monday, April 9, 1962
Page 19
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This home located at 2731 "K" St., Eureka, is one of ths several homes that were sold through our QUICK ACTION SERVICE during the month of March, 1962. Our nine man staff is at your disposal. If you -have a property for sale, let us demonstrate action that puts a "Sold" sign on your For Sale Property. Bill Wooten's House of Real Estate Cify- Toofc Charge Of Library fn J878 National Library Week started months, Sunday aqd in this connection Mrs. Frank Lee lias turned back listory's pages to the early days d icre when the city's first library was dedicated March 25, 1878 in the Jones building at Third and F street. After a useful and active three'Delli ;, the Eureka Library association disbanded and turned over its property, with all debts paid, .0 the City of Eureka. Mrs. Lee's story continues: Losing no time, the City Council on May If appointed the first board of library trustees: J. J. laven, J II.. Kimball, Mrs. J. 1908 Myrtle Ave. Eureka HI 3-7036 traight Kantucky Bourbon Whiskey * 6 yrs. old · 85 Proof nl Age Dist. Co., Frankfort.Ky. E. Wyman, Mrs. Taylor, S. Cooper and Fred Axe, the latter the father of Mrs. Ritchie Woods of this city. First librarian was Spencer Purser, who began at |25 monthly with hours of 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.l every day and gave such service that he received a $1 a day increase after a few months. The library moved several times and into its present home in October 1904. Librarians succeeding Purser were J. F. Taylor, M. W. Slringfield and Captain W. G. Bonner. Henry Kendall took over in 1911 and served until his death some years ago. In 1901, secretary George W. Kellogg of the Humboldt Chamber of Commerce wrote to Andrew Carnegie, then in Scotland, for aid in erecting the present library building. The letter explained the city expended $1,800 annually In sup- orting a free library in rented uarters, that it could increase lis to $2.000 or $2,500 without too luch difficulty, and desired a arneglo gift of $20.000 or $25,000. Statistics supplied by the cham- er informed Carnegie the city had 500 inhabitants chiefly from Wis- onsin, Michigan, Maine and Canda (with a sprinkling of Scan- inavians) and "very few South ^uropean people." "There was no better soil any- fhere," the letter continued, $2 illlion had been spent recently n the harbor, the area had never ad a boom or a setback. Also, real things could be expected, 'ulp mills would soon be built, railroad was being built from an Francisco and would soon oin with one being built in this irection from Portland. (The ate, remember was 1901). Mrs. Lee will continue her story uring Library Week. Now at Baker Stanton!! "Living Color Television" TV! WITH SECURITY-SEALED, PRECISION MADE CIRCUITRY... GUARANTEED 5 YEARS,.. 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OPEN FRIDAY EVENINGS 'TIL 9:00 P.M. nTmTw i -" w - Sm '" (1 Sl - T?mmiNA urs Flir ! lUlirc1JI _ in Crescem City "5 "L" si. EUREKA Phone HI 3.3161 1 OKI U N A Ma,-,, Sll , PI,,,,,,, HA .v.Wl J ] N 44612 Highway Routing Probe Launched By State Group SACRAMENTO (UPD-- Assem- ilyman Jack Beaver, K-Redlands las announced his Assembly Transportation Committee wit mdertake a full-scale investiga- ion or the California Highway Commission's authority to adopl lighway routes. Beaver said he was already ilanning hearings on the subject n view of a resolution adoptee ly the legislature and a request 'hursday by Gov. Edmund G Brown that the investigation be made. He said the hearings would bi leld in Sacramento. Marysville Santa Barbara and Los Angeles Before the end of the year. "The question of the authority o route freeways through park and recreation areas has come under fire," Beaver said. "The committee will certainly invest! gate the procedural questions in volved." He said the hearings will bi 'devoted exclusively to a revie\ of present commission procedure and their fairness" with regarc to adoption of routes and pro viding for highway allocations. Fifteen stales had a greatei population in 1960 than that o he United States, in 1790 when the country's population was 3,929,211 HUMBOLDT STANDARDMonday, April 9, 1962, P. 19 TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS Planning To Attend The SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION APRIL 21 THRU OCTOBER 21, 1962 lilliM WORLD'S FAIR SEATTLE 1962 THERE ARE NEW AUTO FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY LAWS BRITISH COLUMBIA If you are planning on driving to the Seattle World's Fair, and intend to extend your trip by car into British Columbia, it is recommended that you stop in our office to get your AUTO IDENTIFICATION CARD. "In Humboldt County - where your insurance needs are our one and only business" THE GEORGE PETERSEN ASSOCIATES 628 H ST. EUREKA HI 2-2971 ALL LENES INSURANCE BUICK'S TORRID NEW LUXURY SPORTS CAR! FIRST WITH THE SURE-FOOTED SOCK OF ADVANCED THRUST! Now--nil the fun of red-hot, sports car action while you sit in the lap of luxury! The brand new, sports- bred liuick WILDCAT! shows you how. Secret? Advanced Thrust Ihatplaccslherip-snorting Wildcat V-8 engine over the front wheels. Gives you nrrow-slraipht tracking a totally new k i n d of sure-foolrd, explosive go. And, to add to the. excitement, front bucket scats. Center console with tacbomctr- and Turbine Drive stick shift sc Rnkish Landau roof with th edo touch of a smart fabric ov Drive this torrid new wn.i CAT! at your liuirk dealer's- ht-'s in a happy S p i i n g t r a d i n g mood! Only Buick Dealers have the news for Spring,,.New Buick Wildcat! New Skylark Convertible! 4th D Streets Bernie-Anderson Ponfiac-Buiek Eureka Big jolncllonl fll|j vo/i/oi! Sou your Buicl Don/cr (or Double tf Check Uiod Conl

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