Valley News from Van Nuys, California on July 19, 1956 · Page 53
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18 July 19, 1956 Blast Delay In Purchasing ParkSites County Supervisors today had called for an end to "unnecessary delay" in the purchase of $8,000,000 worth of state beaches ami parks promised by the Legislature. The board ordered County Manager Arthur J. Will and County Counsel Harold W. Kennedy to confer with the State Division of Parks and Beaches in an attempt to speed up land acquisitions. Cites Shortage of Help The two officials will offer services of the county's property management division to assist the state in appraising and buying land at various park and beach sites. Supervisor Burton W. Chace pointed out that the state office is behind on work due to a shortage of staff. "We recognize that the overall beach and park program authorized by the Legislature and included in the budget is a tremendous one," Chace said. "Therefore the county will put our property division at the State Beach and Park Commission's disposal to help expedite the vitally needed program." Report Hearing Rumors "The Board of Supervisors does not feel, in fairness to the people, that it can countenance any unnecessary delay," hi continued. Supervisors J o h n Ansor Ford and Herbert C. Legg also reported they had heard "dis quieting reports, about progrcs. of the park commission's lant acquisition program." FUNERAL SERVICES SLATED FOR ACTOR Funeral services will be held today at 10:30 at the Utter- McKinley Hollywood Chapel for television actor William Stanley Blystone, 61. who collapsed and died on a Hollywood street corner Monday. Burial will be in Valhalla Cemetery in. Burbank, Blystone, of 4513. Farmdale Ave., North Hollywood, was pronounced dead on arrival a.t Hollywood Receiving Hospital, He was dressed in full cowboy regalia for a part in a "VVyatt Earp television film when he fell near ??? Desilu Studios. The actor was a brother of the late John G. Blystone, motion picture director, and Jasper Blystone, former assistant director. He. was married to actress Alma Tell in 1932. Howard A.Jaws to Address Young Republican Meeting West ValleyYoung Republicans wilt hear Howard A. Jarvis at their meeting today at 8 p.m. in The Coolibah, 19923 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. Jarvis, who will speak cm the Eisenho\ver Administration, is a design engineer and appliance manufacturer. A graduate of the University of "Utah Law School, he was for ten years a newspaper publisher. He was formerly an assistant in charge of publicity for the Republican National Committee and is now serving in a volunteer capacity as vice chairman of the Speakers' Bureau of the Los Angeles County Republican Central Committee. For further information in regard to the club's activities, telephone I^es Jones, at Diamond 8-7701. MagazineHonors Van NuysWoman for SalesService Zelma E. Bed fern. 1-U22Syl Van St., Van Nuy?, has won a sterling silver honor emblen from the Reader's Digest, ii recognition of outstanding serv jce as a subscription represcnla live of the magazine. Sterling silver honor em blenis are awarded to only one in every 50 Digest representa live?, so Jlrs. Redfern's achieve rnent is noteworthy, company officials said. Commemorating its 34th An niversary this year, the Diges .is awarding honor emblems to men and women who have actively represented the magazine in their communities for 20 to 23 years or more, and who have secured 20 or more subscriptions in the past year. 'Dope' Heard Guest of Hub. meet v:ss Henry EduiMtkinal Anseles. Hall ?]o and. inform yosrs \virk Tony/,; k h rangements PRESENTATION OF COLORS to Anheuser-BuschAmerican Legion Post 43 is made by Ken Bitting left, assistant manager of the brewery, on behalf of John Flanigan, vice president, Anheuser-Busch Inc. From left are Post Commander Vie Renolds; E. "Andy" Hunsaker, 20th District commander, and William H. Hale, junior past commander. Meeting was held in Rathskeller of Anheuser-Busch brewery, Van Nuys. Supervisors Buy Station Property Property for a new fire sta- tier area has been purchased tion to serve the South Whit- by the Board of Supervisors. The 'board paid $12,000 to Fern B. Caufman for land on the west side of Gretna Ave. north of Washington Blvd. Problems by Lions Xorthridge Lions ing' Tuesday night,! B. Hail of Narcotics! l Foundation of Los! kc on experiences! ation jwinod in Uo: in n~rcotk:. ndled program arfor the meeting. open S nights: thurs. fri. 12:30 to 9:30; num. 9:30 to 9:30 Announce ChestChairmen for Reseda, CanogaPark Two more Community Chest chairmen for Valley communities were announced today. Don Lorenzen, owner of Lorenzen Mortuary at 19300 Sherman Way, will head the Reseda Red Feather appeal while Herb McLean, public relations, Rocketdyne, North American- Aviation Co., will lead the drive in Canoga Park. Both served as city chairmen of their respective cities last fall. Lorenzen, member of the Community Chest San Fernando Valley Board and a veteran campaigner, is first vice president of the, Reseda Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Reseda Lions Club and American Legion Post 308. McLean, former editor of the Canoga Park Herald, is a graduate of -the University California, -1952. He recently com pleted a term, as secretary of the Canoga Park Chamber of Commerce. He is now serving as chairman of "Sprout" tree -planting project of the Canoga Park Kiwanis Club. Last year Canoga Park made its Chest goal, while Reseda missed by a fraction of a percentage point. More than 500 workers will be needed this year for the Reseda campaign, while 142 are required for Canoga Park. LodgePicnic Gov. Frank Merriam Lodge 401, Knights of Columbus, will hold a picnic Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Reseda Park, Section Favors RE Zoning In Woodland Hills Change of zone from Al and RA to RE on 93 acres lying between Burbank Blvd. and a line 2625 feet southerly, and between Manton Ave. extended and the westerly termini of Dolorosa St and Mariano St.' in Woodland Hills has been recommended to the City Council by the -Planning Commission. Application by Irvins B. Eigler for both RE and RS was disapproved ^ ??? Ante hwing $ picnic in uwr house.? ??? v , . ^\ You need ANT INSURANCE quick! "Doc" Cha-Kern-Co sovt... "Insure your household against indoor pests with ANT INSURANCE. You get lasting protection at low cost!" ANT INSURANCE contains the new super-killer. Dieldrin.lt works instantly. One application lasts for months and months. ANT INSURANCE won't stain or discolor rugs, floors, walls or furniture. Spray it on with handy mist sprayer supplied free with every bottle. 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