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4 - Thurs., Feb. 13, 1964 Redlands Daily Facts Schools condemn property to expand Kingsbury site With great reluctance, Red- 1 developed on the southerly por-jCOine they need and still give lands School Trustees authorized!lion of the property closest toithe schools the property they use of condemnation power this Palm avenue. Imust have, week to acquire a parcel of land Bill Gibson, assistant superin- He suggested that it is pos- deemed essential to the future tendent for business, quicklyjsiblc for the district to lease of Kingsbury elementary school. J traced for Trustees the path of: the property for perhaps 10 The property, consisting ofjne£°t'ation which led to the!years with option to buy and three acres of citrus and a ( rcconimcn dation for condemna-jthus let the Ellisons avoid tax house, extends from Clifton| li °n- |problems. Since they arc in court southerly to frontage on) IJc sa 'd toe f' rst; approach to;their latter years, he said this Palm avenue. It is owned byj tne Ellisons was in 1959 but the'would virtually provide them first formal communication was;with a lifetime income. They in December, 1960. That was!could still live in the house, an appraisal by Raymond F.| He reported that the Ellisons Canterbury for $18,600. I have now hired an attorney and At that time, the district and:that the attorney did call and Scout Troop 4 holds court of honor, dinner the administrators to use this legal maneuver only "if absolutely necessary." And Supt. II. Fred Hcisner agreed that it should only be done as a last resort and "we still believe we will be able to acquire this land by negotiation.*' The Redlands school district has not had to use its right of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Ellison who occupy the home at 154 \V. Palm avenue. While authorizing the filing of condemnation ProccodinBs.j lh ^ ownws rcachcd M impassc i discuss lhc niatlcr Tuesday. He. Trustees nevertheless directed, when , he E1 , jsons rcjcc(cd , he | t00 had indicalcd hc fcIt somc . school appraisal figure a n dlthing could be worked out with- asked, instead. $31,000. lout using condemnation proce- In October, 1963, Mr. Gibsonidurcs, according to Dr. Heis- visiled with them again —|ner. Nevertheless, the superintend dent said condemnation shouldj be authorized "because it is absolutely essential to the educa tional program to expand the Kingsbury school." He explained that Kingsbury is in a very strategic location since it is the school which can be used to balance enrollments "if we guess wrong on other boundaries." Too. by expanding at Kings bury "it will permit us to delay construction of the new elementary school on East Highland avenue — and this would save overhead costs of some $25-30,- "they are a very lovely, cordial couple" — but they said they didn't wish to sell. Finally, they did agree to set a price which was $50,000. A re-appraisal of the property was then made by Mr. Can- eminent domain for at least lOjterbury at the district's request, years, in spite of all the pro-jThis time, he set a value of perly acquired in that interval.JS30.000 on the property. reflect- Actually, it was explained that: ing the increase in property by filing condemnation, certain'value since 1960. tax benefits would accrue to Mr. and Mrs. Ellison. The district then made a formal offer of $30,000 but Mr. and This came from Trustec'Mrs. Ellison replied that they Charles Stultz fwho works forjriid not wish to sell the property the Internal Revenue Service);under any circumstances, who noted that the Ellisonsj Both Mr. Gibson and Dr. Heis- could escape capital gains tax-<ner explained that numerousjOOO per year. cs if the property is under threat of condemnation — and if they reinvest in like properly. Supt. Hcisner explained to Trustees that the Ellison property would be used to provide classroom and playground space for the primary grades at Kingsbury. Classrooms would be erected on that portion adjacent to the present Kingsbury campus nearest to Clifton court. The special playground facilities for grades 1-2-3 would be proposals had been made in an effort to accommodate Mr. and .Mrs. Ellison. One was to pay them in regular amounts each year and give them a lifetime lease on t h e house and a buffer zone (it's in one corner of the property.) Another was for the district to buy the property but let the El­ lisons take care of. and receive the income from, the small citrus grove. But Dr. Hcisner said there are still other alternatives which would give the Ellisons the in- Another factor in favor of delaying the Highland school is that the property is a good producing grove and "the longer we delay, the longer we can harvest the fruit and save money on the purchase cost." Trustee A. R. Schultz Jr. suggested that the board hold off on condemnation for another two weeks to continue negotiations but others noted that the people are not harmed by the condemnation filing although the price of the property is "frozen as of the date of filing. Boy Scout Troop 4 held a pot luck dinner and Troop court of honor on February 11. The dinner was held in the dining room of the First Methodist Church. Before the dinner, the Raccoon Patrol had a display of coin collections, and many model cars built by members of the patrol. Another patrol project was a home movie made by the Flaming Eagle patrol. The movie showed the patrol's first aid training. After the dinner everyone adjourned to the church lounge for the court of honor. Scoutmaster Ray Putnam, assisted by Assistant Scoutmasters Bill Wilson, and Pete Garretson. awarded Tenderfoot badges to the following scouts during the investiture services: Randolf Lowry, Wesslcy Ogle, Micheal Lang, Mike Bangle, Mike Lardy. Mike Carlson, and Kicky Wiesburg. The Second Class badges were awarded to Robert Ransom, Gerald Ludikhuisc, and Monty Quinn and Perry Wiggins. Steve Hoyte was not there to receive his First Class badge. Ray Putnam and Pete Garretson awarded t h e following scouts their Star Badges: Mike Snow, Craig Lcdbetter, and Charles Ledbctter. Merit Badges were awarded to the following scouts by Rick Putnam: Monty Quinn, Rick Putnam, Ray Morris, Craig Ledbctter, Charles Ledbetter, Carl Ledbctter, Dean Kackley, Jim Garvey. James Fuller, Richard Collier, Jay Clark, Roger Biddick, Tom Bregger, Michael Wagner, Jpbn Worhach, Mike Snow, Mike Rodgers, Ger­ ald Ludikhuisc, and Bob Hudson. The following boys were awarded Civic Service strips by Troop Chaplain Rev. C. A. Wahlquist: Sonny Hudson and Steve Mitchell, five hours; Roger Biddick, Tom Bregger, Building to be replaced LLU gradually returning to normal after big fire Partial order was restored tojfirc would not reach major pro- classes at Loma Linda Univer- j portions. Jay Clark, Phil Hesser. Charles j sit M mm , ^ f d The staff veterinarian praised Ledbetter. Craig Ledbetter.i „ _ ^f, , ;the students and teachers who Carl Ledbctter, Bill Marsh, and Jim Garvey, ten hours; Bob Hudson and Judson Wells, 25 hours; and Richard Collier, 75 hours. | Rick Collier presented a num-' ber of boys in the troop withi their "TOTIN CHIP." This card struction of the Edward Risleyi braved serious danger to rescue shows that they know thc|be disrupted for several more days. University President Godfrey Hall medical research building ; the animals. He said the only on the campus yesterday. j animal casualty was one of the Classroom instruction for llircc ostriches being used in medical students in biochcmis -j ,em P erature - control research, trv, pharmacology and physiol- Thc ostrich's death was attnb- ogy was resumed this morning.! ulcd 10 { "S^t rather than direct- but laboratory instruction will '- v ,0 thc f,amcs - proper use and care of a knife and axe. and arc therefore allowed to use these tools. Patrol Leaders and their Assistants were also installed. They were: Flaming Arrow- Patrol, John Worhach P. L., and Judson Wells A.P.L.; Buf-j a t about another $150,000. falo Patrol, Carl Ledbetter P. ! L., and Rick Anderson A.P.L Flying Eagle Patrol, Mike Snow P.L., and Monty Quinn A.P.L; Hurricane Patrol, Tom Bregger P.L., and Gordon Fisher A.P.L.: Flaming Eagle Patrol, Bill Marsh P.L, and Jay Clark A.P.L: Raccoon Patrol Rick Collier P.L, and Mike Wagner A.P.L; and the Gator Patrol, Bob Hudson P.L., and Jerry Moore A.P.L. The meeting was closed with the Scoutmaster's Benediction followed by Taps. Rislcy Hall housed classrooms and laboratories used in teaching biochemistry, pharmacology Grand Jury criticises municipal water district The San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water district— which has been oft-attacked in recent years because of its spending habits — took another round of criticism from the 19G3 Grand Jury this week. And, again, the biggest criticism was over the comparatively high tax rate and the cost of facilities which are of no present benefit to taxpayers within the district. The Grand Jury listed the district under its "special report" section. The report gives a brief recap of the district's financial transactions, then lists "findings" and finally three recommendations. The report follows: The San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District was incorporated on February 17, 1954, under the Muncipal Water District Act of 1911 for determining ways and means of supplying supplemental water to San Bernardino Valley. From February 17, 1954 to June 30, 1963 the total income was $3,102,250, of which $2,993456, or 96 per cent, was from property taxes. Net water sales were $12,703. Total expenditures during this period were $1,517,948 of which $466,934 was for Capital outlay, leaving total expenses of $1,051914. Well over-half, $671,783 went for administrative, engineering and legal expenses. A considerable portion of income over expenses appears to be represented in an advance! to Improvement District No. 1 Yucaipa, and in an inactive bank account of $550,000. FINDINGS (1) For the period in the four years ended June 30, 1963, the District has purchased stock in water companies in the Basin in the total amount of $315,977 and has sold stock valued at $11,727 leaving a net investment of $304,205 as of June 30, 1963. Of the total, $272,626 or about 90 per cent, is invested in stock of the La Sierra Water company. This is 29 per cent of the total outstanding stock of this company and entitled the • District to its 29 per cent proportionate share of water produced. The historical production of La Sierra Water company is about 4,000 acre feet annually, therefore, the District can draw- about 1.200 acre feet based upon its investment. (It is obvious that the remaining investment in water stock of four other companies, $31,623.50, cannot insure delivery of quantities of water in significant amounts.) (2) On May 26, 1959, the District contracted with the City of San Bernardino for sewer effluent conservation. The City of San Bernardino then built the sewer effluent plant and the District purchased land and spreading grounds, but as of this date pumping to spreading grounds has not commenced due to an injunction by Western Municipal Water District. Since acquisition, the District has employed a full time engineer and an operator for this facility at total salaries of some $70,644. (3) On July 1, 1959, the District contracted with Stephan Riess for drilling for prime water. The District purchased the large acreage Webster Ranch in Yucaipa area for $77,000 for the initial drilling by Mr. Riess. Some water was struck by the drilling but was not thought to be prime water by the District. Mr. Riess filed a seven and a half million dollar suit against the District, the case was tried and judgment was rendered in favor of the District. As of this date, an appeal is pending. (4) On December 30, 1960 the District contracted with the State of California Department of Water Resources for 90,000 acre feet of Feather River Water to begin delivery in 1972. [ A KMC WIST COAST TWATK !7i • 123 Coion Slrci • FY. 3-4331 I Wed. Miss Fortune Slirts 6:58 Tburs., Frl., Mon.. Tuts., 7 P. M. Sit. »nd Sun. Conl. 2 P. M. I?/ itESwr plOb — In Color —Vincent Price "COMEDY OF TERRORS" (5) On August 16, 1961 Improvement District A was formed by purchase of the as sets of Yucaipa Domestic Water company and Yucaipa Water company Number 1, to sup ply water to the Yucaipa area. RECOMMENDATIONS: (1) In the light of the large amount collected in taxes in excess of necessary expenditures, and of thc high tax rates (24 cents in 1961 and 17 cents current) when other districts are producing and delivering water on a tax base of 7 cents, it appears to the Grand Jury that fiscal responsibility to the taxpayer who supports the district should include tax relief instead of continually building up re serves that may not be used or useful in the forseeable future (2) That the sewer effluent plant has not operated and yet has a $70,644 operational cost in the past three years, makes it obvious that this is an unnecessary expense and should be cut to the very minimum. (3) That the District should sell the excess acreage known as the Webster Ranch (except for road easements and the well site) and put this money to a better use. The District should not have its capital in real estate. NEIGHBORS TAKE ISSUE SAVONA, Italy (UPI) — Urn- berto Valenzani, a 36-year-old laborer, was jailed today for forcing his 26-year-old bride to wear a leather chastity belt. Police, tipped off by towns fold, charged Valenzani with causing physical injury to his wife. Rely )iy on your PHARMACIST KNOWLEDGE Before he can become a Registered Pharmacist, your druggist must understand the composition, chemical properties, manufacture, and use of drugs, and ways of testing them. WE DELIVER ALL PRESCRIPTIONS Daily Hours: 9 a. m. to 9 p. m.; Sunday, 10 a. m. to 6 p. n. O REDLANDS REXALL DRUGS NO. I E. STATE PHONE PY 2-7)74 W* Giro S.&H. OTMI Stanpt 1 COURTEOUS PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Change of Command at March Saturday MARCH AFB — A ceremony will be held here Saturday morning during which command of this Strategic Air Command installation will pass from Colonel John Luts to Colonel Richard D. Butler. Colonel Luts, who has been base commander since August 1962, is being reassigned to Castle Air Force Base, near Merced. Colonel Butler is the present 22d Bombardment Wing vice commander and has held that position since August 1963. Further command changes will see Colonel Billy S. McCarty, present 22d Bombardment Wing deputy commander for maintenance, step into the position vacated by Colonel Butler. Colonel Lawrence E. Stephens will become wing deputy commander for maintenance. County issues permits for new buildings San Bernardino county build ing permits totaling $108,645 were issued recently for two Redlands area structures. Thc largest permit, $92,496 was is sued to Anthony Colombi owner, Redlands boulevard, for a frame stucco apartment and duplex dwelling. The building will be located at 531 Kansas street. The apartment unit will have 8.280 square feet and thc duplex 2,632 square feet. Bcrnwood Homes, 16444 Ceres, Fontana will construct the two buildings. Thc other permit for $16,149 was issued to W. I. Poul ter, owner. 142 The Terrace, for a 1.961 square foot frame and stucco dwelling at 12880 Puesta Del Sol, Redlands. Babcock Construction, Builder. Now You Know By United Press International The U.S. one-dollar bill is supposed to have an average life of 13 months, and when retired is burned by the federal reserve banks, according to the World Almanac /'"2™ rlrTrVrf ,M and P-^iology. The students in T Anderson reported that the;^ hum th Umc f th three-story structure, tncluding: fu ^ freshmen in the School a full basement, was valued at „ f » r „j:„;„„ ,, „ ,„,„ J,.„,„ about $900,000 and the elaborate Md 3 fCW gradUatC research equipment it contained Thc s - tnichlre> buiIt scveral years prior to World War II. The structure itself is insured j contained 33.700 square feet, at its replacement value, and:There was some hope that por- the laboratory equipment at its ; tions of the basement and first depreciated value. Insurance floor might be salvaged, company representatives arc A general assembly was held expected on campus tomorrow [this morning at which students to assess the exact amount of I received instructions on where damage. IA defective ceiling light fixture in a basement office has been declared thc probable cause of thc fire which completely gutted the second floor. Dr. Mcrvyn Harding, professor of pharmacology and head of the department housed in thc building, classes would be shifted. Som classes were scheduled to b conducted in the Anatomy Built ing and the Graduate Buildinj University spokesman said t< day that most research record maintained in Risley Hali ha been saved and that no majo medical research project h a been lost. However. Dr. Harding state that he was sure somc phai macology research had bee lost but that he had not had a opportunity to discover the c> tent of the loss. The fire was brought undc control about 2:30 p.m. throug the efforts of the Loma Lind volunteer fire department whic includes University personne and of state Forestry units an firemen from Redlands, S a Bernardino. Colton and Ontaric An estimated 23 pieces of fire fighting equipment were at th scene. The only injury was to fireman who suffered a ci hand. Trustees approve numbei of teaching changes A number of changes in tcach-jtive tomorrow, Feb. 11. related today that lie''"' P crsonne l were approved by| Mrs. Paul Womack and Mr: and three associates extin-i 5 ^, 001 Trustees this week (Lucille E. Simpson were aj Mrs. Joan Kenncy will be a j proved as elementary subst guished a small fire in a fluor . , , . cscent light fixture. i homc l « achcr l ? T both clcmcn - -Whcn I arrived three other ta ? , and secondary, faculty members had already ic . a ™ of absence was ap- empticd three portable fire ex- Pf 0 "* fo T Mrs. Maunne Mm- tinguishcrs and seemed to have nlck o£ UcKmle * from Marcb it under control. We then got a fire hose from a wall hydrant; in the hall," he said. He added, "But unknown to us the fire apparently spread through thc walls to the third floor and thc attic above." A general fire alarm went out Mrs. Carol Hooper Buxbom. an RHS physical education teacher, was granted a leave of absence for the second semester, effective Feb. 1, and will be replaced by Miss Noel Quinn as a long-term substitute. , ., , Accepted the resignation of about 12:30 p.m. when thc blaze ; Prathcr s Hagerman, an Eng- brokc through the roof. jl ish and sociaI stu dies teacher About 100 teachers and stu- at Redlands Junior high, effec- Poultry and Eggs dents were occupying the building at 11:30 a.m. when thc fire was discovered by School o(Medicine professors. Dr. Grant White and Dr. Ian M. Fraser..' LOS ANGELES . Feb. 13 IUVU .,. , . ... . . ; Ees-.: Prices to retailers f.o.b. to dis- AU were evacuated without trou- ; tnhutor pIanls .delivered 1 'b cents ble and manv re-entered t h e' h| s htri: AA extra lar se •"•j-si'j. . .... _ , . , • „ , A extra large 46 ,2 -49 ,J . AA large building to help in saving val- 4 o ',-44',. A large 38' 3 -33' 7 . B large uable equipment and research •' 14 ';- 33 '»- A A medium 39'=-42' 3 . A . * ' medium 3T'r-38 '3. AA small 30' 3 records. 3o> : , A small sa'i -M-j. One thousand mice, at least 1 Prices to consumers: AA large «. . j .1 :b2. A large 51- J 6. AA medium 49-o3. 1,000 rats, 100 dogs, three OS-; A medium 53-53. AA small 45-19. A triehes and other research ani•j s: ll a » l .'» 2 - ,3 • .„ , . , . , Poultry: Fryers lS'^-IS. roasters 21- mals were rescued from t li c 25. n K ht type hens 4-5 wtd. avg. building during earlv minutes i*- 47 - cros5 s'i -6 wtd. avg. 5.5s. . ., , ., 11 - i turkeys: young toms 23-24';:. young when it appeared thc smoldering | hcn s 24. roasters 22. 1 tutes for the remainder of th: school year. . Trustees approved the hirin of Mrs. Dorothy J. Vonderai Miss Judith R. Putnam a n Mrs. Maurine G. Miller as el' mentary teachers for the 19& 65 school year. And hired Franklin Eugen Powell, Miss Janet K. Bal an Richard B. Bates as secondar teachers for 1964-65. Mr. Bate was also named a substitut teacher for this semester. Citrus Market LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 (UPI — Representative prices by siz and grade all orange auctio markets: 56s 72s 88f First grade 4.83 4.56 3..> Second grade.... 3.20 3.f 113s I38s 1 (3 First grade 3.54 3.59 3.F Second grade... .3.07 3.11 — Trend: Higher in spots. NEW YORK (UPI) — Citrus: California navels 17 cars, ha boxes $3.70. Shop Conveniently Friday Nights 'til 9 WITH THESE REDLANDS MERCHANTS The Harris Company Western Auto Karl's Shoe Store Her Majesty Sally Shops McMahan's Furniture Co. Harry G. Wilson Jewelry Levine's People's Furniture Gabriel Bros. Shoe Store Norris Yardage Store Herman's Furniture & TV Fowler's, The Men's Store Nelson-Hales Furniture Gair's Sliger's Clifford Farrar, Jeweler Howard Smith, Jewelers Colonial Maple House Good's Wearing Apparel Woolworth's THERE'S ALWAYS AMPLE FREE PARKING FRIDAY NIGHTS '64 JET-SMOOTH LUXURY CHEVROLET—Impala Sport Coups ALL-NEW CHEVELLE—Malibu Sport Coupe '64 THRIFTY CHEVY H-Nova Sport Coups '64 SPORTY, MORE POWERFUL CORVAIR-Monza Club Coupe '64 EXCITING CORVETTE—Sting Ray Sport Coups YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER HAS MORE TO OFFER: luxury cars, thrifty cars, sport cars, sporty cars, big cars, small cars, long cars, short cars, family cars, personal cars 45 DIFFERENT MODELS OF CARS Why onestopatyourChevrolet dealer's islike having your own privateautoshow And if we had room here we could go on and list all the engines Chevrolet offers, ranging up to an extra-cost 425-hp V8 in the big Chevrolet. And all the different transmissions. And the umpteen different exterior and interior color choices. And the models vdth bucket seats and those without. And the hundreds of different accessories, including the new extra-cost AM-FM radio. But that's best left to your Chevrolet.dealer. That and exactly how reasonable the price can be for you to be able to enjoy so much car. THE GREAT HIGHWAY PERFORMERS Chevrolet • Cbevelie • Cbevy II • Cortair . Conetft See ihem at your Chevrolet Shoicroom

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