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Local Notes M P«r Cent Off All Groceries Food Center, 118 E. Redlands Blvd. Fixtures and equipment for sale. x Echo I Over Spokane At 7:07 p.m. today Echo I will be seen one degree below the North Star, moving northeast. In that location the balloon satellite will be approximately, overhead as seen from Spokane, Washington. Citrus industry making move to obtain harvest laborers The citrus and avocado in dustries of Southern California are facing up to next year's labor problems already today. And they hope they are finding the solution to the loss of the Mexican National harvest doting Out labor. AU -winter coats, from S19.50. Citrus growers in the Red- Her Majesty. x;'^nds-Highland area are an integral part of this problem and Angie Will be Back its solution though the River in Harris' Beauty Salon Friday. Growers association which pro- March 6, Dial 793-3960. x^vides harvest labor crews. Today, there are 700 workers Car Fire A passmg truck driver aided Redlands firemen in exUnguish- ing an automobile fire on thej Redlands Freeway about one- half mile east of Oak street at 8:20 p.m. yesterday. The car. owned by Wayne A. Cruest, 11014 Evans, Loma Linda, received about $75 damage. 19(3 Corvette Sting Ray involved in the harvest of the current navel orange crop in the Redlands-Highland district. Of these, only 285 are Mexican Nationals, or Braceros as they are commonly known. Last year, there were about the same number of total workers picking oranges but nearly double the number of Braceros, 433. coupe. Private party. 793-4473 ori„™^ "^"'y "Phasc ouf' of 793-2871 ^iBraccro workers is bemg done for just one reason — next year there won't be an yi rest of Redlands. who is presi-fis to create a vast labor pool. "Witeonsin" Reunion Wisconsin Society of San Bernardino will meet Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at 282 South Sierra Way. San Bernardino. A potluck supper is planned for 5 p.m. and all former residents of Wisconsin are welcome. Treasure Tones Paint, Park Free Shop at Larry's Paint House, Winn Bldg., Colton at Orange. Braceros at all. After a long baltlc. Congress did grant a one-year extension of the program this year. But this is almost assuredly the last year it will be approved. With this facing them, lead ers in the industry went to work many months ago searching for a possible solution to the expected shortage of harv- We give sT &H. Green stampsrxiest labor in 1965. Now, the industry believes it Berkley Services Graveside Services for Charles Sharritt Berkley, Sr., were held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at Hillside Memorial Park, with Kev. John D. Foerster, pastor of tlie first Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating. F. Arthur Cortner Chapel was in charge. . "Requiem" Chorus In preparation for the Redlands Bowl's presentation of the Verdi "Requiem" early in July, the chorus which needs both men and women singers is rehearsing Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30 in Room 61 of the Grace Mullen building on the high school campus. Wilbur Schowalter is choral director and invites all singers to take part in this musical experience. Berry Funeral Funeral services for Hczekiah Berry were held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from Emmerson's Redlands Chapel. Rev. John D. Foerster, pastor of the First Evangelical Lutheran church officiated. Pallbearers were: W. Novack, J. Lupinacci, M. L. Rogers and M. J. Kaus. Burial was at Hillside Memorial Park. Emmerson Redlands Mortuary in charge. Malonada Funeral Requiem Mass for Mrs. Timotea Maldonada were held Thursday at 9:00 a.m. from St. Mary's Catholic Church, Rev. Ricardo Meza, pastor officiated. Pallbearers were: Jerome Coyazo, Albert Maldonada, David Maldonada, Robert M. Carrillo, Richard Maldonada and A. M. Carrillo. Burial was at Hillside Memorial Park. Emmerson Redlands Mortuary in charge. is laying the groundwork ior an all-out drive to compete for this type of la'oor which it believes is in a state of shortage, nation-wide. How is it being accomplished? The instrument is a new organization, a corporation, called the "Farmers Harvest association." Dick Daniels, who formerly managed the farm labor a.ssociation in Corona, is the general manager. All farm labor associations in the citrus and avocado industry in Southern and Central California are members of Farmers Harvest. Ralph Sech- dent of the River Growers board, is also a member of the board of Farmers Harvest. What this new group does is to send recruiters into labor surplus areas and sign single men to come to California. The principal recruitment area now is Texas where there is a surplus of agricultural labor. Farmers Harvest transports the workers to the areas of need ia California and promises to pay their return fare, too if they will stay at least 90 days or until the harvest is complete, whichever is first. These workers are fumed over to the various farm labor associations, such as Riveri Growers in this area, for training, bousing and assignment. So far, most of the workers recruited are experienced in agriculture but have to be trained in the art of picking oranges. Experience factors, to date, show that if a worker is willing to learn and can get by the first two weeks, he'll very like ly stay the full 90 days. Farmers Harvest is abready finding that about 30 per cent of all workers imported are in this category. The rest don't make the grade. For those who do, however, they are endeavoring to catalogue them and issue them a special card. This card, a plastic similar to a gasoline credit card and decorated with clumps of colorful oranges and avocados, states that the worker has "preferred" status, based on past performance. A worker presenting one of these to any Farmers Harvest recruiter in Texas or elsewhere, is immediately accepted for an other harvesting stint and put on the next bus for California. It is hoped that there will be goodly number of these cards showing up next year when the need for workers reaches a crisis. The objective of this program The citrus industry needs a minimum of 8,000 workers during its peak season. Of this amount, the industrj' has been using about 6,000 Braceros. This means that 6.000 U. S. workers must be found to mi this void by next year. Although 8,000 is considered a peak, the industry believes that several thousand workers can be used on a 12-month basis if they are willing to move from area to area. The 8,000, however, would be needed for probably 10 months at least. They would work in the navel harvest in this area, then go to Orange county for valencias and finally to central California for the havest there. .And they can make good money doing it. River Growers, for instance, treats the local workers and those from Texas under the same terms as the Braceros. They get free lodging at the Mentone camp and are charged a nominal sum for board. They are guaranteed a minimum wage of SI per hour but almost anyone can do far better than that on a per box basis after he gets the knack of using clippers properly. Just an average picker can make SIO to S12 per day and the bet ter ones around $18 per day. And living conditions at the River Growers camp aren't bad, either. The organization has spent more than $50,000 in the past couple of years improving the facihties. As of now, Redlands area growers begin to feel a faint glow of optimism where there was only gloom a few months ago. Not only is the Farmers Harvest program working out better than perhaps expected in this first trial phase, but foremen of many of the pack- mg houses have scoured, and obtained, much more local labor from Redlands-Colton-San Bernardino and Orange County and environs than anyone thought possible. And a side effect will be the end to what has been a running battle with the State Department of Employment. For, as long as the Braceros were used, the River Growers had to accept any apph'cant the cm ployment office sent to pick or angcs. Unfortunately, most of this type of person would "work one day, collect his minimum wage and never be seen again. Under the new program, the employment office will have to screen applicants it sends Because if it does not, the farm labor organization won't accept them. They'll no longer have to. There is actually no altema five to optimism. The other side of the coin can be only disaster. Either for the growers or ior the state's taxpayers. For the farm labor organiza tions now are using only single men imported from elsewhere If this labor pool they hope to create by next year isn't big enough, there are just two choices. One would be to start importing laborers with families. This alternative is one the industry shudders to consider. It would mean added housing perhaps— and what other industry provides housing for its workers? But worse, family workers would not want to move about. Once in Redlands, for instance, their children would swell school enrollments and at the end of the harvest season, they would likely become wel fare cases. Yet, the second alternative is one the citrus grower can hardly face. That would be a portion of his crop left hanging on the trees to rot and fall to the ground. This, however, would be the final alternative if sufficient labor can't be found by next season. Eight Redlanders return from European jaunt Eight Redlanders who were members of a Far West Ski Association flight to Europe re turned to Redlands last night after a month's trip. On the Air France charter flight were: Mr. and Mrs. William G. Moore, 712 South Buena Vista street. Sir. and Mrs. LawTence ThackwcU. Jr., 1509 West Highland avenue, and son, Kenneth, Mrs. John AUen, 1204 Serpentine drive, and Mr. and Mrs. James M. Kecfe, 1520 Elizabeth sfreet Mr. and Mrs. Moore skied in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and visited in Germany, Italy and Switzerland. The Thaekwells and Mrs. Allen spent most of the month at ski resorts in Austria, Italy and Switzerland. The Keefes trip included Germany, Italy, Spain, England, France and Switzerland. Snow conditions in Europe this •ear were the poorest of the century and many of the 142 persons who were on the flight had to foresake the ski slopes for touring. The Redlanders had passable to good snow condi lions in most of the places they visited. After landing in Munich, Germany, February 3, the group separated and went their own ways. They reassembled in Zurich, Switzeriand, yesterday. The prize, placing behind repre- Air France Boeing 707B took off scntative speech students from at 4:05 Swiss time, Wednesday Riverside and Orange counties. New veterans' exemption forms arrive by mail Weather Teh. .1 63 Teh. B _ 64 Feb. 7 70 reb. -8 73 Ttb. 9 SO Feb. 10 SO reb. 11 62 Feb. 12 69 Feb. 13 65 Feb. 14 64 Feb. 15 61 Feb. 16 61 Feb. 17 69 Feb. 18 „ Feb. 19 „, Feb. 20 ... Feb. 21 „ RainfaU Temp. 14 Houn 37 64 41 33 40 37 40 41 39 34 32 33 41 33 40 43 50 37 37 46 37 4;! 3.1 32 36 43 35 4-1 38 36 37 .02 8.13 .03 8.16 .04 8.20 Redlands area veterans began getting their property exemption forms in the mail yesterday from county assessor John H. Bevis. Included with the form is a letter from Mr. Bevis pointing out that the application for exemption has been sUghtly changed in form this year. He notes that questions 9 and 10 have been added in order to comply witli the form approved by the State Board of Equalization. Question 9 requires the voter an to list, for the first time, the cash surrender value of any life insurance policy he may own. Question 10 requires the list ing o£ convertible or disposable interest in pension funds, retire- tirement funds or profit-shar ing plans. Although Mr. Bevis does not mention it, a comparison of the 1964 form with the one in 1953 shows that question No. 2 is also new this year. It requires a separate listing of household fur nishings. The county's veterans and the assessors office have both come under fire from the 1962 and 1963 County Grand Juries which claim that many veterans have more property than they are ad mining. The law permits a $1000 tax exemption only if the vet eran owns property with valuation less than $5,000 or $10,0000, if community property. In his letter to veterans, Mr. Bevis states that "It is the responsibility of the assessor to administer the exemption law in a fair and impartial manner and to determine after a thorough analysis of the informa- Uon furnished by the veteran. B.sil under penalty of perjury, if he —-is entitled to receive the "'exemption. Season "If a veteran fails to qualify, he will be notified by the asses sor's office. "The application and property statement must be a complete, accurate accounting of all property owned, controlled or pos sessed by the veteran and spouse as of the first Monday of .March, 1964. Failure to answer all questions may result in loss of the tax benefit. "The word 'property* as used in the State Constitution, is declared to include moneys, credits, bonds, stocks, dues, franchises and all other matters and things, real, personal and mixed, capable of private ownership. . ." IN HOLLYWOOD These statues do not stand around By Erskine Johnson Redlands Daily Facts Thurs., March S, 1964 - 5 SUSAN CHE5US Susan Chesus third in Legion speech contest Susan Chesus, representing American Legion Post 106 of Redlands, placed third in the .American Legion Oratorical contest held Sunday at Escondido, it was reported today. The attractive Redlands Higli School Senior won a S40 cash afternoon made an hour stop at Montreal and landed in Los Angeles at 10:10 p.m. local time Wednesday night. St. Bemardine's wins approval of state group Wagner funeral delayed for President m Redlands. CaWomia nione 793-2441 *::::;-:•:-:*:mm m •:!::-:•:•: Dear friends. Because of increasing travel, death frequently occurs away from home. In such event, we can arrange for the promErt return of the deceased through our professional contact with funeral directors throughout the U.S. If burial is desired at a distant point, we can likewise complete all the arrangements. Respectfully, NEW YORK (UPI) — President Johnson visited New York for two hours today to attend the funeral of the city's first lady, Mrs. Robert F. Wagner. A pea soup fog over the metropolitan area caused the presi dential jet to change destinations about Midway from Washington. Instead of landing at Kennedy International Airporti the plane came down instead at Newark Airport, causmg Secret Service men to scramble to catch up. The President couldn't make it to the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church on time, so Mrs. Wagner's funeral was delayed for nearly 30 minutes. The President sat in the front left pew across the aisle from the grieving mayor and his sons and Mrs. Wagner's relatives. Many other dignitaries and po litical figures attended. Mrs. Wagner, 54, died Mon day after a year-long battle against lung cancer. The President did not remain after the funeral to attend burial services in Long Island City but left the church and returned dfrectly to Newark where the presidential plane took off from Washington. King Paul in deep coma, near death ATHENS (UPI)—King Paul I was reported in a deep coma and near deatlj today. The Greek royal family was said to have been told by his doctors there was no hope. A medical bulletin at midmorning said "The situation re- mams unchanged," with the King reported in a coma. An unofficial palace report said his heartbeats were steadily diminishing. HOLL -nVOOD — A studio owner noted for frugality, the story goes, once made a tour of his backlot and fired a collection of statues for standmg around doing nothing. There is a place in Hollywood, actually, where 3,500 statues do not just stand around. They "work." In renting them out to motion picture and tele vision companies, a filmtown firm does a very nice business. Give their custodian, Elmer Raker, a call on the telephone and he can produce anything from a 12-ounce bit of Dresden bric-a-brac to a replica of the Venus de Milo or a two-ton replica of the Winged Victory. Rental charges for the plaster doubles of the world's sculptured art range from S5 to SlOO per day. They are made from molds of the originals. We met Raker recently on the set of a film titled, "The Best Man," where he was supervising the placement of a Roman gladiator in the Uving room of: a political boss. "Gladiators always complement politicians," Raker said as he dusted off the five-foot statue. "When we get to a scene in the banquet room of a hotel where Henry Fonda and Cliff Robertson (as presidential nominee candidates) have an informal debate, I'm really going to town." By going to town, he explained he meant "at least six Romans and a few Greeks." Paradoxically, most of his statues are usually out of focus and appear as fuzzy outlines in the camera background. He has a theory why this hap pens. 'I guess directors discovered that statues can steal scenes from actors. It takes a good actor to upstage Apollo or Julius Caesar." Turner, Ruth Roman, Franchot Tone, John Carradine, Gene Ti- crney, Alexander Knox. Paul Lukas. Gene Raymond, Fifi D'Or- say, Richard Arlen, Marilyn Maxwell and others. The spinning of all those old movies on television cued the "Comeback Time" theme song. The Witnct: "This is the age," says Mike Todd, Jr., "where it's easier to get a doctor on television tiian on the tele phone." NOT IN THE SCRIPT: John Glenn's senatorial bid will have the support of Comedian Bill Dana. Thanking Dana for hi vote of confidence, Glenn wrote "I might call on you for fund raising, 'cause that is what we ain't got none of — almost at all, hardly a little bit, any or isomething." Bueermann on water committee At the Ume that "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" became a box office hit we said that both exhibitors and produc ers should be more aware of fan interest in veterans such as Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. Their latest films in which they solo-star — Jon's "Sfrait- Jacket" and Bette's "Dead Ringer" — are box office bell ring ers. But moviemakers already have taken a number of old stars out of temporary "retirement." After 20 years even Pola Negri returns to the screen this year in Walt Disney's "The Moon Spinners." Among others are: Basil Rathbone, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Ingrid Bergman, L a n a STUART E. POWER EASTMAN DILLON, UNION SECURITIES & Co. MEMBERS NEW TORE STOCK EXCHANGE 6290 Magnelit Ave, Rivcrtidt (Plaza) Dial Oparetor (Tell-Fraa) for Ztnith 7-8500 Enidenn: -33-U3t Richard A. Bueermann ol Redlands, Executive officer of the Santa Ana River Basin Regional Water Pollution Confrol Board, with headquarters in Riverside, has been elected to the advisory committee of the Southern California Water Conference. Others elected to the group include Charles E. Corker, Los Angeles, assistant state attorney general for Southern California; James J. Doody, Los Angeles, Southern California head of the Department of Water Resources; Kent Sil- verthome, Sacramento, State Water Rights Board; Robert A. Skinner, Los Angeles, chief en. gineer and manager of the Metropolitan Water Disfrict, and John R. Teerink, Sacramento, Department of Water Resources. The conference is the most important water group in Southern California with 100 members representing all ma jor water agencies. Vital Records BIRTHS COWEN—Bom, a son, Thomas Edward, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cowen, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 4, 1964, at Tripler hospital, Honolulu. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming of Redlands. Paternal grandparents are Rev. and Mrs. Roy Cowen of Yucaipa. DOSHIER — Bom, a daughter, to Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Doshier, 12166 Fifteenth sfreet, Yucaipa, Feb. 25, 19M, at Loma Linda hospitaL The California State Crippled Children Services has approved authorization to the Inland Heart Center at St. Bemar dine's Hospital to perform all types of cardiac procedures both diagnostic and surgical, The Crippled Children Serv tecs, which is supported by county and state tax funds, of fers financial assistance to children in families with various crippling diseases who are economically unable to obtain such care. This state program is ad ministered locally by the County Health Office. The rigid standards for auth orization requires that mem hers of the cardiac team must be able to perform all functions of the complete cardiac program. Also requfred is a resident physician fraining program and heart research facilities. Previously all cardiac patients who qualified for Crippled Children Services funds had such services performed in Los Angeles. These patients now can be freated in San Bernardino. The Inland Heart Center provides facilities for San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. This Center originated by the combined efforts of members from each county in hght of an obvious need for such type of care. It has been supported by long term grants from the San Bernardino County Heart Association and Riverside County Heart Association, as well as substantial private donations. The program has been functioning actively since January, 1361. Members comprising the cardiac team include: I. Hunter Crittenden, M. D., Pediatric Cardiologist; Pierce J. Flynn, JI. D., Harry H. Harshbarger, M. D., and Richard Moersch. M. D., Heart Surgeons; Carl L. Cook, M. D. and Randall M. Kcrsten, M. D., Adult Cardiologists. George Pelkey, M. D., Radiologist and James Moreland, M. D., Anesthesiologist. Last month, in Colton, she cap tured honors in the county contest for the right to represent San Bernardino county. "Citizenship" and the U.S. Constitution were the basis of this competition sponsored by t h e American Legion through out the nation. Local legion- nafrs attending the event representing Post 106 included Dick Boycr, Don Hunt, Al 01- covich, Duane Bickle, and Royce Zeek. Lions pancake breakfast Saturday The Lions Club pancake breakfast will be held Saturday, March 7, 7:00 to 11:00 in the Elks Club basement, according to Jack F. Binkley, Lions Club spokesman. The public is invited. Tickets are available at the door Sl.OO for adults and 50 cents for children. The breakfast will include hot cakes, sausage, orange juice, milk or coffee. All proceeds will be used for worthy projects for youth activities. About People Dr. Stanley I-. Combs, professor of education at the University of Redlands, has been appointed state chairman for the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards Program in California. This competition grants recognition and honors to high school seniors for their excellence in EngUsh. Last year nearly 900 students received citations of excellence and recommendations for scholarship aid. Recognition is also extended to the English departments of high schools that have frained these students. N.Y. Stocks NEW YORK (UPI) — Stocks closed at their best levels today after reversing an early sUde. Afrlines were mostly lower, paced by Eastern and North west. Delta did an about-face and finished higher. Elecfronic Associates, Fairchild Camera IBM, High Voltage Engineering and Zenith moved up in the elecfronics, the last on record 1963 sales and earaings. Motorola and Beckman were lower. Dow Jones Stock Averages High Low Close Chgs, 30 ind 807.93 799.78 803.77 off 0.93 20 rrs 191.71 190.12 191.29 up 0.25 15 uU 141.10 139.73 140.55 up 0.34 65 stk 282.67 279.96 281.48 up 0.03 Sales today were alMut 4.68 million shares compared with 1.25 million shares Wednesday ir. M.St Active Stocks (Dow.Janes Service, Coartesy Lester. Ryons ic Ca.) ZOS C Slate Volume Close Cbnc. )tr,.;ili» Xerox +31i Forum speaker tells difference in ideologies "We have an ideology that we haven't articulated, and the Communists have articulated an ideology they don't have," said Dr. Arthur Larson, dfrec- tor of the World Rule of Law Center at Duke University during his Community Forum series talk in Memorial chapel at the University of Redlands last evening. What We Are For" was the theme of his talk in which Dr. Larson, who was a special assistant to President Eisenhower during his adminisfration, pointed out that the greatest obstacle in obtaining mutual understanding throughout the world "is our own failure to recognize what we really are and creating an unreal image." Guiding Principal He proposed that we have a guiding principle, the Lincohi format: "The role of government is to do for people what needs to be done but what they cannot do for themselves at all or do so well". He gave several examples to illustrate how this principle is applied in the American form of government. The most important task facing this country today is, in Dr. Larson's opinion, identifying and conveying to people abroad what we are for — as distinguished from what we are against. He spoke of Capitalism, Socialism and sfrong organized labor as the three forces in the world today. A new and distinctive contribution of American thought and experience is that govemement business and labor are not fundamentally antagonistic, but support each other's interest. They have thereby raised the level of productivity and prosperity, he noted. Government regulafion of business is an essential function in many ways, he said, calling attention to the fact that the incentive system is even being copied today by the Russians in many areas. Socialism Socialism is not a world wide frend today, confrary to a belief held by many. Dr. Larson said. "Wherever this principle is operative, you see results". "Freedom of thought", as relates to the physical sciences, has also had to get an O.K. from the Russians in order to achieve necessary results in the space program, he went on to say. "New peaks of achievement lie ahead", he said in conclusion. "Let's lose no time in proclaiming our high goals through a greater self expression, an increase in intellectual, cultural and religious creativity." Dr. Larson, a Haynes Foundation speaker on the UR campus, will be heard again next Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel. IUI,J«0 Chrysler — 4ST» 83,M« Amer. Photo Copy , TI.IW n.CJi. new) 3..?« iXAOO Erie Lack JJ» OT..10O Ford SS.SW Permian 31.600 Gen. Motor. «tU SO.tOO Penick Ford - ZO 4B.3W> CrnclWe Steel — It 4.-.,00O Sperry Band I«U 3:.10O Cerro M»« 3.-,.ll)» ConU Air St.lOO East. Air - t^l.fiOO Atnpex U>, — *i — i -i-I •f l" WnXIAM G. MOORE. Publisher. FRANK E. MOORE. Editor. Published every evemac (except Sundayi at Facia building. TOO Brook side at Center. RedMnds, Califomta Founded October Z3. 1390. 74Ui year. Entered as second class matter October 23. 1890. at the Post Office at Hedlands. Calilorsia, under act of March 3. I87B. SUBSCBtPnON RATE (In AdTaaeel By Carrier OeUTery noe Monlk Jt 1.S« _ 4.M _ 18 .40 Three Manthi Six MoDths _ One rear One Month One Tear _ By MaU _» 1.S0 _ 1S.(KI Announcemenf of Funeral Services MRS. EMMA (Worthing) WATSON Services 11:00 a.m., Friday, at the F. Arthur Cortner Chapel. r .iWTiiiu CORTNER 221 BIRXMCSnEiDrL -Py 2-1411 State lets contract SACRAMEOTO (UPI) — Tfte state Department of Public Works Tuesday announced the award of a $2,344,663 con- fract for highway work in San Luis Obispo County. The confract went to Milbum &Sansone Construction Co., Riverside, for conversion of another 2.8 miles of California 1 to four-lane freeway in the Cayucos area. Announcement of Services MALDONADA, Mrs. "nmotea Requiem Mass: 9:00 a.m. Today St. Mary's Catholic Church QUAID, Mrs. Mddrcd 1:00 p.m. Today Yucaipa Chapel ROEMER, Max 2:30 p.m. Today Yucaipa Chapel GARCIA, Genaro Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Friday Redlands Chapel 10:00 a.m. Saturday Graveside, Hillside Memorial Park LITTLE, Gary Don Services Pending Redlands C3iapel WICE, Mrs. Ruby Servicss Pending Yucaipa Chapel " Emmerson Mortuaries and Chapels 703 8ROOWIDE AVE. 7W.J44'