The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on March 12, 1951 · 42
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Monday, March 12, 1951
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l I J' "HI l--" -"- -rrlHMWl'l "If II II I" I" 11' I I I" " " 1 (" - ir ii - ... ii. i 'i-p-l-T "i-!-,-! -- THE SOUTHLAND 10 Pcrtn-MONPAY.MAiii2.iMi "Log3ngeleg Cimcs Three-Counfy Civil Defense Plan Opposed Santa Barbara Leads Opposition to State Co-ordinator System SANTA BARBARA, March 11 Opposition to the plan of the State Civil Defense Council for a regional co-ordinator for Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties was announced here today. Opposition to the plan came in resolution adopted by a joint city planning board on civil de fense. Officials declare civilian de fense plans should be left to the individual counties and not to a regional coordinator as an overseer of defense activities in the tri-counties. Sew Plan Proposed Instead of a State appointee, the board members propose the chairmen of the planning boards in the three counties act jointly in that capacity with one of the chairmen is the head of the region. In event of an emergency, the board chairman of the county affected would be named co-ordinator. Mayor Norris Montgomery led the opposition to the State plan and was backed up by Mayors Glenn E. Seamon of Santa Maria, C E. Draper of Guadalupe and R. w. Chilson of Lompoc. The planning board is made up of the Mayors, Supervisor Chairman C. W. Bradlbury and toe civil defense chairmen in each community. Vote Contest for Assembly Seat Dropped FRESNO, March 11 Fresno County Republican leaders to day withdrew their formal contest of election of Assemblyman Wallace D. Henderson, Demo crat, of the 34th District. Lucius Powers, counsel for the Fresno County Republican Central Committee, announced he is recommending to the elections and reappointment committee of the State Assembly that the contest be dropped. Henderson held a 449-vote lead over his Republican opponent, George A. Schroeder, when the contest was filed. His lead dwindled to 119 in the recount, which ended with approval of the retully by an Assembly sub committee here last week. Duarte to Oppose Rocket Test Site DUARTE, March 11 Opposition to a request by Aerojet Engineering Corp. of Azusa for a zoning variance to establish an experimental rocket testing sta tion in Fish Canyon was voted today by the Duarte Chamber of Commerce. Petitions also are being circulated by residents near the test ing area, a 65-acre tract. Dave Hermonson, president of the Chamber of Commerce, announced his organization will appear in protest to the variance at a public hearing at 2 pjn. on warcn 23 Before the County Zoning Board. Chamber to Install ARCADIA, March 11 The an nual installation dinner of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce will be held at Carpenters Santa Anitan cafe 7 pjn. Wednesday, according to Ed Beaty, newly named secretary-manager. Roy Hagen, vice-president of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, will be the speaker. Mexican Nationals to Aid Redlands Citrus Harvest REDLANDS, March 11 The Redlands-Highland Farm Labor Association has opened its labor camp near East Highlands with about 60 Mexican nationals there to help harvest the orange crop in this area. John Earl, who manages the camp in Riverside, is superintending the camp here, with C. L. Hughes, who has been the caretaker at the camp, in general charge. Lloyd Yount, director of the association, says that the men will be needed through the remainder of the season. Worker Shortage Told Most of the men now in the camp are Mexicans who have been picked up and found to SONGS OF EARLY MISSIONS TO BE RECORDED SANTA BARBARA. March 11 Old songs of Franciscan padres dating back to the early days of the California missions have been made into record albums for the public according to an announcement today by Ft. Noel F. Moholy, OFM, of the mission here. Music for the records is by the famed Padre Choristers of Santa Barbara Mission. They were produced under auspices of the cause of Padre Junipero Serra. Considerable research went into the quest for the authentic music, Padres reported. Move to Annex Jim Town to Whittier Pushed WHITTIER, March 10 Plans for the annexation of Jim Town to the city of Whittier took another step forward as a new map, to be presented with circulation of petitions, was approved by the City Council. Jim Town, which has long needed street improvements, street lights, sewers, adequate garbage and trash collection and a multitude of other services, has asked to be annexed to the city. However, certain portions of Jim Town, including a new subdivision, are excluded from the annexation plan. Attempt to include these areas might have blocked the plan. Petitions will be circulated as soon as the required legal notices have been published. Court Fight Continues in Fullerton Annexation FTJLLERTON, March 11 City Atty. c R. Allen today prepared a denial in answer to Anaheim s appeal of a recent decision by the Fourth District Court of Appeal which sustained Fuller-ton's right to annex a shoestring strip between the two cities. It is anticipated the case even tually will be appealed to the State Supreme Court The litiga tion began in September, 1948, following request of several resi dents for annexation to Fuller-ton. Anaheim countered by voting to annex a 10-foot strip along S Spadra Road and a 30-foot strip on Orangethorpe Ave, but Rancher Henry Meiser's suit resulted in Superior Court ap proval for an election, which Fullerton won. Storm Drain Bids Called SANTA ANA, March 11 Bids will be opened March 20 for the $213,700 jobs of enlarging the East Tustin storm drain and re building five bridges, Orange County Flood Control Engineer Jack Bradley said today. Bradley said his engineers also are preparing plans for another unit of the project which may cost an additional $87,000. The first project will pick up water at 1st St. and Prospect Ave., Tustin, and carry it westerly to a point north of Bryan Ave. between Red Hill Road and Browning Ave., 2.6 miles. The second unit of one and one-half miles would carry water from this point to the Peters Canyon Wash, which carries it through Irvine Ranch and into a check dam. The entire project will require 10,000 feet of protection, fencing. Opera to Be Presented RIVERSIDE, March, 11 The opera "Rigoletto" will be presented by Riverside College Friday and Saturday. Marcella Craft, Riverside grand opera singer, will assist with stage direction. have crossed the border without proper papers. They have been processed as Mexican nationals so they could stay here and work. The need for the supplemental imported labor arose from the preparedness policy of the Federal government which has taken more and more men into the armed forces and into industry. Employment shortages in the area have been caused by the demands made by the Norton and George Airfields recently. While the orange crop is spotted and lighter than usual, probably about 65 of the last year, the committee in charge found that a larger labor pool than was available locally would be needed. CONTESTANTS Shown here are five of the eight Arcadia girls seeking to be queen of the Peach Blossom Festival there March 31. The girls are Anne Antista, Eight Arcadia Girls Vie for Blossom ARCADIA, March 11 Eight i Arcadia girls are now halfway through their spirited contest for queen honors of tne tnira annual Arcadia Peach Blossom Festival. They are sponsored by eight civic groups, rne contest wui close March 26 with the winner being named March, 27. The lucky girl will reign over the daylong festival here March 31. Entrants Listed The girls are Anne Antista (Leonas), Dorothy Daniels (Ro tary), Diann Dotson (Optimists), Donna Gilmour (American Legion), Joan Herscher (Kiwanis), Gretchen Kambeitz (Women's Club), Bobbie Nichols (Loyal Knights) and Shirley Roby (Lions). Peach trees already are bloom ing for the festival in Arcadia County Park where much of the festival activities will center. Daylong Program Included in the daylong program is a parade at 10 a.m. featuring hundreds of decorated bicycles entered by Arcadia youngsters, athletic contests in County Park all day long, festival and carnival events during the after La Verne College Expansion Told LA VERNE, March 11 Plans for a $1,000,000 endowment fund headed a five-year development program for La Verne College outlined today by Dr. Harold D. Fasnacht, president of the college, following approval by the board of trustees. Other features of the five-year plan include a $40,000 annual current operation subsidy, $135,- 000 debt retirement fund and construction of another building. Library Near Completion Dr. Fasnacht reported $98,585 in gifts to the college during the last year and said the Hoover Memorial Library, now under construction, will be completed by July and will be dedicated next September when the college opens its 60th academic year. At the meeting of the trustees Frank D. Howell of Long Beach was re-elected president of the board; M. T. Killingsworth of Long Beach, vice-president, and J. C. Brandt of La Verne, secretary. Additional members elected to the executive committee are M. J. Brock Sr. of Los Angeles, Floyd A. Yearout of Fresno and Joseph A. Allard of Pomona. State Will Build at Santa Barbara SANTA BARBARA, March 11. Plans for a $90,000 office building here for the State of California today were being checked at the City Hall. It will dp erected at Santa Barbara and Ortega Sts., near the central business district and is to house employment offices. Chamber Aide Resigns SANTA ANA, March 11 The resignation of Fred M. Earle as assistant secretary of the Chamber of Commerce was announced today by Stanley Bates, secretary-manager. Earle, a retired Navy captain, has been associated with the Chamber group the last year. Queen Title noon with the climax the annual Peach Blossom Ball at the Santa Anita race track. The event is sponsored by the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce with H. T. Mlchler, general chairman. Look White Piqu Boned Camisole... 5.95 616 South Broadway Seventh and Hope Streets 5500 Wilshire Boulevard Westwood left, Dorothy Daniels, Shirley Roby, Diann Dotson and Gretchen Kambeitr. The other entrants in the contest are Donna Gilmour, Joan Herscher and Bobby Nichols. Tim photo Tecolote Tunnel Half Completed G0LETA, March 11 Tecolote Tunnel, which will bring water from the Cachuma Dam on the Santa Ynez River through the mountains to the coast near here, today was approximately 50 completed, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation officials announced. The bore from inlet and outlet portals totals more than 16,-500 feet. msmmmmmmmmmmm!?mmmmmmmi What's Cooking an Fashion's CHARCOAL DENIMS Smoky gray . . . the newest, smartest color for denims! Tailored with lots of know-how etched with blazing white pique studded with coal black buttons. Just the thing for your play time, when the heat's on. All in sizes 10 through l&V r I Duarte Calls School Bids DUARTE, March 11 Board of trustees of the Duarte School District are advertising for bids for construction and furnishing of the Maxwell School, according to announcement today by Dr. D. W. Johnson, assistant super intendent. Fin, . . Pedal Pushers... 5.95 Charea San Diego to From Seven SAN DIEGO, March 11 Seven candidates for Mayor to day awaited the voters' verdict in the primary municipal election Tuesday. The top two will compete in the final election next month to fill the vacancy being left by re tirement from public life of Mayor Harley E. Knox on advice of his physician. Knox has been Mayor for eight years. The candidates are Gerald Crary, former City Councilman; Fred Rhodes, former City Manager and Public Works Director; John Butler, attorney; Mrs. Lillian Johnson and Edwin F. Murphy, realty dealers; Hugh Knox, former newspaper reporter, and Clifton Voorhies, golf profes sionaL Council Contests Also at stake are three City Council seats. Councilman Yin cent T. Godfrey in the 6th District is unopposed. In the 5th District, six candidates are opposing Councilman Charles C. Dail for re-election. They are Mrs. Sylura Barron. Ernest J. Botts, Willie West Kennerly, Ed win R. Munson, Jens P. Paulsen and Rev. Noah E. Taylor. Coun cilman Charles B. Wincote is op posed by J. Francis Mergen in the 2nd District ! Municipal Judges Ronald Aber- nethy and Philip Smith and City Attorney Jean F. DuPaul are un opposed. Police Judge John J. Bennan is opposed by Wilmer Breeden. Five in Race Five candidates are in the race for two Board of Education seats. They include Harvey Lewis Jr., seeking re-election after six years on the board, Kenneth Rearwin, John H. Murphy, the Rev. Ed ward RadclifE and Russell S. StowelL Seven propositions will appear on the ballot. One is for a $750,-000 bond issue for sewer system extensions to accommodate the population increase caused by the new defense boom here. The other six are city charter amendments. Shop - Mondays: 12:30 to 9:00 at 616 So. j S&rt,....5.9l ft ' - - i - PIats shopping for our Charge Customers! Broadway at Locust, Long Beach v.Palm Springs in the Plazs Pick Mayor Candidates Pomona Votes Tomorrow to Fill 10 Offices POMONA, Mar. 11 Pomona , voters will go to the polls, Tuesday, to select candidates for 10 municipal and board of education offices from a field of 20 aspirants, in the biennial municipal primary election. Fve offices are uncontested, and the following will be chosen at the primary. C. Harry Jore- mus, City Clerk; Mrs. E. Eliza beth Dillin, City Treasurer; Judge Harry B. Westgate, pe nce judge, all for re-election, and Bert Harvey Jr. and Bert Thurman Jr., unopposed for first and Third Ward members of the Board of Education. Contests will be, for Mayor, Alan G Orsborn, incumbent, Harry Adams, Howard H. Fet-terling and Urban R. Ziegler; First Ward Councilman, Mack E. Wright, incumbent, Charles E. Bader and James M. Rush; Fourth Ward Councilman, W. E. May, incumbent, G. Nelson Lor-tie and Willard O. McCormick; President, Board of Education, Carl H. Lorbeer, incumbent, Kyle R. Baker and Ward M. Turney. The two top winners in each of these will run oft in the city general election to be held April 10. New Izaak Walton Charter Date Set GARDEN GROVE, March It, More than 140 men have signed as charter members of a new Izaak Walton League chapter in Garden Grove and the charter will be presented April 12. Members are planning a plane trip to San Quintin Bay, Baja California, Thursday and Friday, for clam digging, and will take a charter-boat fishing trip in the near future. Broadway, 7th and Hop, Westuiooi Jacket... 7.8S

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