Covina Argus from Covina, California on June 29, 1951 · Page 1
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Covina, California
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Friday, June 29, 1951
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City liib rary H Second at. Oovina LARGEST CIRCULATION of Any Newspaper in the San Gabriel Valley Bixty-sixth Year - Twenty-Two Pages Covina, California, Friday, June 29, 1951 Section One lOc per copy lanners Say C of C ihould Share Load if Consultant's Fee Covina's planning commission decided Monday night to ccommend that the city council include $1000 in its budget jfor the fiscal year 1951-1952 for continuance of the proposed ^-zoning plan for the business district. ' , • The motion, made by Jim Reed and seconded by Charles jVarne, provides that the money will not be spent unless the —•remaining $1000 required by Charles W. Eliot, planning consultant, to continue the study, is put up by the Chjimber of Commerce. The city has paid Eliot $2400 for the proposed ordinance, plans, and maps to djitc. Making up the second phase of the consultant's Covina study area will be detailed maps, showing locations of business buildings, etc., *ost Names tarry Ruehl (Commander 'Harry Ruehl, Covinn Packard [dealer, was unanimously elected I commander of Howard T. Douglas pqst of the American Legion Monday night. Ruehl, a resident of Covina six years, making his home at 413 Ken- ' oak drive, announced this week that ; he hopes the Legion will be able i proposed plans, and explanatory statement. The Covina study area includes the area bounded by Bonita and Garvey to the north and pouth, and > Banna and Lark Ellen on the east and west. P-ZONE DISCUSSION Considerable informal discussion to co-operate with other service W:1S held on the proposed P-zone, clubs in town, and that veterans, which is protested by most prop- rlthough they are members of other crt y owners having property located clubs, will join the American Le- '" 'he areas set aside by the plan gion to help unify strength of pa- ' for parking use. Chairman George triotism in the area. I Stoops appointed Reed and Russell Beginning his army service as an ' Davis as a committee to report on enlisted man in World War I, he ' th e adequate parking ratio required served as a major in World War 11 j if lhe p *>"<* were changed to C-l in Europe and Africa. He is past j *"* requested in some areas. The adjutant of the Covina post,' and ' committee was to report before Mon- headcd the youth service, for the | da v night's council meeting in order Rotary club. He succeeds Burry j 'hat a definite recommendation Renfro, who held the office years. i.Ndw officers chosen were Joe two could be made to the council at that time. Henry, first vice-commander; Curl Munson, second William Ycager. vice-commander; third vice-commander; Ed Heflner, finance officer. '-Appointed to the executive committee were Ivan Pyle, Doyle Epperson, HaroU Potter, and Sid Schissler. Other business coming before the frost wav the "" ' ' ' Requirement of off-street parking areas at commercial buildings iA a Crl, C-2, or C-3 zone, is at a ratio of 1 to 1, or one parking space for each 250 square feet. The planners felt that this would not be adequate space If the . parking zones were to be absorbed in commerda (Continued train page 2) After 31 Years, Honored by Pupils Retiring after 31 years as a teach- j er at the Merwin school in Irwindale, Miss Florence Goodale was pucst of honor at a farewell part> • Friday, June 15, in the Irwindalc Community house. Cake, cookies, nuts and punch i were served, charades played, anc Goodale was presented a bed- They will be Renfro, Pyle, Ruebl, Heffncr, and Schissler. New officers will be installed on July 9. Lions President Attends Annual Convention Coy McCullough, newly elected i president of Covina Lions cluh, is spread and drapery set from her expected home tod.iy from the ' former pupils and friends, a boudoir Lions 34th annual convention at At- ' liin 'P fiom the school faculty and a lantic City. ' "personality" rose bush from her Making the round trip by plane, ', 1951 pupils. McCullough ilcft Covina Satuixluy morning arriving in the convention city the following day. Harold P. Nutter, of Carmlen, NJ., is the now president ot Liens international. He succeeds H. C Petry. Jr., of Texas. . 'R. Ray Keaton, director-general of Lions International, .stated that during the fisciil year, Lions clubs \£cre established in three additional VICKERY DOUGHERTY Methodists Get Former Temple CHy Pastor The Rev. Vickery Dougherty, ormer pastor of Temple City Community Methodist church, was ap- >ointed to the pulpit of the Methodist church this week as the clos- ng session of the Southern Cali- ornia-Arizona conference meeting at the University of Redlands Sunday. Bishop James C. Baker read the appointments, which included reas- ignment of the Rev. E. Dow Hoffman, pastor here for the past five years, to Coronado Methodist church. Rev. Dougherty will assume the puloit Sunday when his sermon will be "Working Together With God." He has been at the Temple City church for the past ei^ht years, and will move to the parsonage here next week with his wife, Anna, and two daughters, : Polly Sue, 14, and Louann, 11. Well jtfcquainted with this area, Rev. D^gherty, formerly lived on den Lcmond avenue while attending '"j"-'"•"— and '••'-•-•'-'•-"• i^KSSltSiSt^ 1 ^ more, Ky^ and "tcok theological work from the correspondence school at Southern Methodist university. His first church was in northern California at Tudor, and before coming to Temple City he was appointed to Safford, Ariz., for four years. "I'm looking forward to my work in Covina as I feel I knjw the area well," the new pastor said. He has been a member of the Kiwanis Air Alert Success Praised The air alert Saturday and Sunday, which ran for 32 consecutive hours was a success, especially .as far as local participation was concerned, according to Rude Smith, supervisor of the air warning service. The local post covers the area of Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, Gfchdora, and West Covina. Local men who participated in the operation of last weekend were Earl Simpson, Calvin Smith and Jefferson Robertson of Covina; Frederick Spencer of West Covina. All of the men served four hours cr more on the alert, not one of those scheduled for duty failing to report, and were praised for their work. Smith points out that observers are still needed, especially women for day shifts. Anyone wishing to volunteer may call him evenings or weekends at FL. 4-2783. Huge Fireworks Display^ ^^^^ \ . ' • • ~ to Climax All-Day Event Contests, Prizes, Food June 21 73 22 77 4!> 23 79 59 24 82 57 Local Girls Again Selected as Fair Queen Candidates Two attractive Covina area coeds, Aloria Bryant, 18, and Joyce Tindall, 17. were named today as queen candidates for the forthcoming Los Angeles County fair. Following a recent contest at Mt, San Antonio college, 11 pirls were selected -to form the royal court of agriculture, each one representing a major southland product. From this number, one is to be chosen queen by a panel of impartial judges sometime before the fair. Miss Bryant is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Bryant of 217 N. Willow, West Covina,, and Miss Tindall is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, John H. TinSaU who reside, at 332 MootezptrtKv.CbvintK high sefiooLimd %<>4l are acbve in student; body 'iiffWw at HISAC., , .:', The .girl chosen queen wfll reign over 17 days/ of festivities: "at the largest county fair in America. Skating Rink Runs Into Snags; Blueprints OK'd JULY 4TH PROGRAM 9:30 a.m. — Athletic Events Ten' relay races Jor boys and girls, including sack race and dash. Valuable prizes' for winners. 10:50 a.m. — Introductions By Lions Club President Coy McCullough of Mayor Howard Hawkins, who will introduce Dr. Stocking, dean of agriculture at Kellogg unit of California State Polytechnic college. 11 a.m. — Kellogg Arabian Horse Show The famous performing Arabian horses from Cal Poly's Kellogg unit. Show narrated by Dr. Stocking. 1 p.m. — Swimming Poel Events Six events open to boys and girls 14 and under. Valuable prizes awarded. 8 p.m. — Awarding of Grand Prize The 24-inch television will be awarded some lucky person. Other valuable prizes will be awarded every hour on the hour beginning at 11 a.m. 8:30 p.m. — Fireworks Display The biggest display ever presented, including 150 pieces. All Day — Carnival Scores of concessions will be operated during the day beginning at 11 a.m. Foods, fun, frolic, rides for the kiddies. Frolic in Store at Park That it will be bigger and better than ever has been said before, but the addition of 50 more spectacular fireworks, making a total of 150 pieces, the awarding of a 24-inch television set and the now "famous for fun" carnival, promise to attract the largest throng ever to the Lions annual Fourth of July Corbin Takes Rotary Reins From Munson In their most important and spectacular ceremony of the year — an annual event — Covina Rotarians, "Rotaryanns" and guests to the count' of over 200, gathered Tues- yi night in, the' Pomona Golf and - j '--•-— dub: to dine ; 'aid witness and Rotary clubs. Rev. Hoffman came here Highland Park. While here he said he received more than 200 persons in the mission of the cnurch. Also Although it was still hoped as Ths i Argus-Citizen went to press that from there would be some signs of a beginning on the skating rink at the park, Ray Johnson said that the plan was taking more time than had or- .urnu; ms pastorate a new nursery j iginally been expected, building was constructed. He be- Anthony Silva. a member of the i onge d to the Masonic Lodge, Lions, school's first graduating class in 1923. made the presentat'ons. Present from the school faculty were Boyd D. Russell, Mrs. Willie Patrick, Mrs.. Mabel Sampson and Mrs. Vivian Mead. Former pupils present were Mr. and Mrs. Eilva, Pat Miranda, the Mmcs. Aurora Hernandez, Frances Diaz, Amelia Ornelas, Theresa Moncountries: Finland, Italy, and Uru- ^no, Conuselo Guerrero, Margaret Barbosa, Esther Barbosa, Eva Miranda, Mary Galvan, Amparo B,ar- guay. i bosa, Maggie Guzman, Alice Rodri- iguez'and Caroline Moreno, and the ' Misses Maggie Hernandez, Grace 1 Diaz, Carrie Haro, Rose Ramirez, Thelma Martinez, Alicia Silva. Hel- Photography minded persons in- en Silva, Pauline Rodriguez and Eva terested in forming a club in Co- ! Gomez. Photography Club to Be Formed Vina may telephone Bill Barr, of Barr's Music and Photo Center, who is compiling .a list of names and addresses to be contacted when enough interested have signed. 1 E^yr's number is FL. 2-1293. Friends who participated included Mr. and Mrs. Abel C. Fraijo of Pasadena, Mrs. Vera Hege, Covina, and Mrs. Micaela Granado, Irene Salazar and Mrs. Mary J. Ornelas, all of Inwindale. Park Summer Recreation Program Starts Monday . Ten weeks O f summer fun is again other playground teams. in store foi the ch.ldren oi Covina For younger children the recraa- ris announcement was made this tion program will include supervis- wcek that the annual cummer rec- ed play and instruction in arts and reation program at the p_u .t win cratts. There will be organized begin With registration of young- games for younger children in the sters Monday. moining, followed by assigned per' Sponsored Jointly by the Los An- iods for story tilling nnd singing. geles county department of parks The afternoon will be devoted to and recreation, B. P Gruendyke, di- creative work, which will include I flfemen's rector, and the Covina school dis- work with beads, paper, clay, shells,' trict, of which Donald Urlimniond yarn, wood, cloth and some metal. is superintendent, the program will | Special events have also been and Y's Men in Covina. The Holf- mun s son, bill, was graduated trom Covina high school this month, will enter Recilands university in the fall. Dr. Ralph Stewart Challenges Men to Church Duty Dr. Ralph Stewart, pastor of the San Gabriel Union church, gave an inspiring address on "The Importance and Purpose of the Church and the Responsibility of Men of the Community to the Church," at the Inter-Church Men's Brotherhood meeting Tuesday night in Logan- Stead hall. The speaker was introduced by Claude Edwards, president of the Super Market Institute of America, general manager of Alpha Beta, and a member of Dr. Stewart's church. / Seventy-five members were present for the program which included violin selections-'by^Irs. Sarah Robinson of the Foursquare church. A dinner was served by the women of the Baptist church. ' t Other programs to be presented this year by the Brotherhood will include Dr. Charles Fuller, and one of the outstanding negro ministers. J. C. Penney is also expected to appear on one of the programs later this year. • The rink will be paid for from Lions funds derived from the Fourth of July celebration. Construction costs are expected to be $4000 instead of the original estimate of $3500. The blue prints are finished, however, and bids have gone to contractors. It is hoped, Johnson said, that a plan of the rink can be posted on its luture site at the park lor those attending the celebration Wednesday to sec. j$Rtfo : cbnijn|f year's'•; man,.Olivet L. COFbin.; ,, : ?;'-.-v Tne : -. striking ceremony of the G. J. Gheesebrough Given Assignment Charles J. Cheesebrough, seaman apprentice, USN, son of Mr. •end Mrs. Charles C. Cheesebrough of 19542 Arroyo avenue, has been as-, signed to the USS Hancock, a destroyer. Along with three other destroyers from the Pacific Reserve Fleet, the Hancock was recommissioned last month. She will become a part of the Destroyer Force, Atlantic Fleet, when her overhaul period at a West Coast ship yard is completed. presidents was given a background and setting of mirth, laughter and high jinks generally, and topped off with a professional show wherein the "Charlie Openui Trio" from the Samoan Islands passed out many a thrill with strumming ukes doing the weird melodies of the South Pacific, Freddie LeLuli, famous 'knife dancer," giving his incredible exhibition^ of his leaping and whirling dance while juggling murderous, razor-edged knives. His wife, Lani, thrilled the diners with her Samoan hula and serpentine dancing. Following dinner President Munn introduced the special honor guests: .Frank Crane of Santa Ana, past district governor, and Mrs. Crane, and Carl P. Miller, district governor-elect for district 160, and Mrs. Miller; W. Fred Lavelle and Mrs. Lavelle were presented, Mr. Lavelle being a member of the Covina Club and Governor-elect of this district 162. Rotarian Stuart A. Coulter acted as master of ceremonies throughout after Carl Munson had tapped the gong for the last time, and the (Continued from page 2) 'Deadline Days Advanced Next Week for Holiday The Fourth of July holiday next Wednesday makes it necessary for the Argus-Citizen to ask news contributions and advertisers to please prepare their ccpy one day early. This request is to enable the staff to observe the holiday and still del the publication ready for delivery at the regular time. OLIVER L. CORBIN German Retailers Include Covina on Busy Itinerary A group of German retailers in this country to study food distribution included Covina on their itinerary Monday, visiting here for several hours. The men first visited the Covina Citrus Association, making a tour of the packing house, accompanied by K. M. Smoyer, county director of extension, Los Angeles county. They then visited the Damerel- Allison juice processing plant, and I Verne Jobe's orchard on N. Azusa celebration in the park, * Beginning with athletic events for children 14 and under, and climaxing with a gigantic fireworks display for everyone eight days to 80, the annual fun-packed celebration will again include the famous Kel- lo?g horse show, put on by the Cal Polv Kellogg unit. The relay events will include the following: Event 1, 25 yard dash—Boys 8 and under; Event 2, 25 yard dash—Girls 8 and under; Event 3, 50 yard dash— Boys 12 and under; Event 4, 50 yard dash—Girls 12 and under; Event 5, sack race—Boys 10 and under; Event 6, sack race—Girls 10 and under; Event 7, sack race—Boys 14 and under; Event 8, sack race—Girls 14 and under; Event 9, sack race—Boys open; Event 10, sack race—Girls, open. Prizes will be awarded all day on the hour, to lucky persons present. It is not necessary to be present for the grand prize, a $700, 24- inch television, at 8 p.m. The list of prizes includes: deep freeze, radios, tires, a bicycle, and many more. Booths will be open at 10 ajn. to test skill and luck, arid food booths promise to satisfy .the moat discrim Jnating. ' In charge of the entire celebration ore co-chairmen Hi Kem£ and'Bill Mclntyre, who re' ' the entertainment and food ~^-,., ** Ibe*" chaitnaBttecf'njy; *h following: bam and-bacon, Vic :Mc Atee 1 , CorvH* HofHand,; plants; In 1 '.eluding orchids, camellias,' Lowe 1 ! Miljer; cakes, Lions aittiliar/ iWcfedy Martin; gold- fish, Jiowari [Hawkins and Gene Christiansen; jnickle pitch, Oscat Yaeger. Bingo, Francis Place, Damon Dial', Tex Gentry; bottle throw, Dr. Wayne Kuettel; tank drop, which gives the victirrf less chances of getting dunked, Roy Russell; kiddies rides, ferris wheel, merry-go-round, airplane ride, ,Ed Hamson, Ray Johnson; Balloons, Bill Baldwin. Food,booths will offer cold drinks, hamburgers, hot dogs, beef dips, ice cream, cold plates, coffee. At 1 p.m. the following swimming contests will be held with prizes tO' j the winning boys and girls, super- I vised by John Arrambide and Oak j Pendleton. i Event 1, two laps—Boys 10 and (Continued on page 2) Arabians " .''JJ.T Featured on Fourth Those who attended last year's famous Kello?g horse show at the park as a part of the Fourth of July celebration, know it was a good show, those who did not attend learned that they missed good entertainment. A large group of horses, will appear for this year's 45-minute show beginning at 11 a.m. on the baseball diamond. Rossika, the '23- ear-old Arabian mare will again e featured. As usual she will bring er bag of tricks, which includes perating a cash register, walking narrow beam, portraying'a'•hobby orse, and putting her baby '-doll o bed. ..\ Bataan and Alert, two of the most amous Arabian stallions now ed by Cal Poly, will also make .an appearance. Bataan, one ot the few slack Arabians hi the. country, is classified a* a* "made" stock hone, haying completed 'and wpti 'stock hoi$e competition afiftu»U)f^ j*h,er- he BMtattAU0»*. k old., chretaul , Arabian, v .l drained <roa$ Mrs*, "< Be' onaErste" the Lions Shetland ponies and their new jabies, will be making their first mblic appearance away from the' Cellogg campus. These "youngsters" can be depended upon to put n an impromptu performance. directed by Stanley planned for the 10-week program. Assisting him will be Miss , These will be varied in character again be Geddes. Marlene Smucker. I to assure the interest of all partici- Registration will be held Monday ' paling children, Geddes, who has di- and Tuesday and the play program ' iccted the play program three years, will get underway on Thursday fol- said. Picnics, .athletic contests, hob- lowing the Fourth of July festlvi- hy 'shows, swimming, movies, na- tles. I ture study, and a "parents day" for e. Softball teams, juniors, and p-ae- j recreation review and crafts exhibi- wees will begin practice immediate- > tion are on the calendar of planned ly, and later will play aga'inst simt- I events. There will also be a ball lar team* from San Dimas, Charter ' game between children and their Gak, Inwindale, West Csvlna, and cuws, Aid Station to Be Aided by Aid Covina's fire department will again maintain a first aid station at the park on the Fourth, but this year the station will also • have the assistance of a nurse's aid, according to Fire Chief Barney Dial. , Should Junior cut his foot, or Suzy get a cinder In her eye all will be taken care of by the capable folks at the first aid stand, avenue. Traveling with the visitors Monday were M. H. Kimball, farm advisor, Los Angeles county; Leslie Waight, organization director; Charles Fallert, dirict 'service supervisor; Frank S. Pierce, general secretary, all of the CFBF. Judson Reynolds Home After Nine Months in Korea After spending nine months in Korea with 187th Airborne RCT, M/Sgt. Judson Reynolds returned to this country last week to spend a 30-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Judson Reynolds, 5625 on | N. Glendora avenue. Homer Newell, Jancies Adams Join Reserves Homer D. Newell, 152 W. Badillo street, and James A. Adams, 17834% E. San Bernardino road, have joined the enlisted reserves at Ft. Mac • Arthur^ according to an Army r>- lease this week. Homer and James arc at present assigned to the 6210th replacement training center. The training schedule at Ft. MacArthur consists primarily of instruction in basic weapons and army discipline. MISS SUNKIST is pictured with Glenn White, left, and James Hodges at the Lions program presented by the California Fruit Growers Exchange introducing their "Blessed event," the new frozen juice and fruit concentrate. ' —Barr photo Mrs. Douglass Dies After Six Years Residence Here Funeral rites were held Friday morning for Mrs. Flora Elizabeth Douglass at the Little Stone Church in Alhambra. Burial was at Oakdale cemetery. The Rev. William C. Godden and the Rev. E. E. Marshall performed the funeral services, directed by Turner, Stevens, and Turner of Alhambra. Mrs. Douglass died in her home, 20705 Gladstone avenue, "and had been a resident o f the community for . six years. band, ' James daughter, Mrs. Betty Simpson of Azusa; one son, James K. Douglass, of Pomona; two sisters, Mrs. W. W. Nuzum and Mrs. P. J. Toner of Alhambra; five grandsons and seven A native of Sunburg, Pja., Mrs Douglass was a California* resident for 39 years, had been married 56 years, and was an active member o f the First Methodist church of Alhambra. . Paratrooper Reynolds, who has been in the service eight years, made two combat jumps on the front lines in Korea. He served in the Philippines during World War II. He was graduated froirf Covina union high school in 1941. Fireworks Not \ to Be Shot, Macdonald Warns - Anyone shooting off fireworks in Covina in celebration of the Fourth of July will be violating a city ordinance, Police Chief A. E. (Scotty) Macdonald warned this week. This warning, of course, does not apply to the fireworks program sponsored by the Lions club in the park Wednesday, which will be Uh- der the direction of^jtjie fire department. Annual Reports Given Coordinating Council The part played by the various provide medical supplies or care. civic minded organizations in child welfare work in Covina and the San Gabriel valley was told Monday night by representatives of various -roups at the meeting of the Covina Coordinating council at the Red Cross rooms. Mrs. Kenneth James, president ot the council, conducted the busines- Care was taken that'the clothing 'uoplied from one community was distributed- to reUeve any chance of embarrassment • to* the recipient. Mei-win school was mentioned as having shared in the benefits as well as other schools. No lidtle comment was made upon the breadth and scope of the activities ot this She leaves a hus- A. Douglass; one of the meetinj called for reports of group and its participation in any 1951 activities from the group in j and all drives for worthy purposes attendance. I in the community." Mrs. Philip Horner representing | Eye tests for the children of the the Covina grammar school Parent- Charter Oak school was given as Teacher group told of the' wide- one of the • projects explained for spread activities in many lines of that district by Mrs. Clark Bell and the mothers and teachers from the elementary school. One of the bis glasses for 15 children were «MP- plied she said. Because no local projects was the collection cf cloth- , physicians' were available at op- ing, furnishing free milk and hot' portune times for health examina- lunches for undernourished children, also providing glasses for children who needed them- and looking after their health in other ways where the family budget could not tions the aid of the county physician was sought but this.did not prove as satisfactory as hoped but plans are being laid for a better (Continued on. page 2)

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