San Marino Tribune (Newspaper) - September 23, 1948, San Marino, California of the Famous Huntington Library and Art THE SAN MARINO TO THE PROGRESS AND PROSPERITY OF SAN Finest Exclusively Residential City In The Entire 21 No. 28 2-5707 MARINO 9, SEPTEMBER 23, 1948 2-3343 CHEST Will Be No Nixon Rally Mrs San Marino At Huntington Auditorium Tonight Will You Richard M. Nixon will not make an address in San Marino until some time in The meeting originally scheduled for tonight in the Huntington School auditorium has been called off. This was the announcement received from Mr. Nixon's office yesterday It is a confirmation of the story carried in last week's of the fact that meeting had been called off was made necessary due to the number of telephone calls received at this office during the past few It seems that a postcard which was made up well in announcing the September 23 meeting got into the mail and was delivered Friday Since that time we have been explaining that the cards were released in error and story of last week was Nixon made a speech in San Francisco last night and following that speaking took a night plane for where he arrived early this as you read Nixon is in court as a representative of the Un-American Activities and when he will leave Washington for home is not known at this Plans are still being made to hold the rally on October 6. Scouts Hold Court Of Honor Monday initial San Marino Boy Court of Honor for the school year will be held next Monday at 7:30. p.m. in the Huntington School The court will be sponsored by Troop 1. Chairman Fred Garrison of the troop committee has arranged an excellent program featuring a sound motion picture on the firing of the German V-2 rockets This picture until an Army secret and has since been secured through the courtesy of P. L. engineer of the General Electric E. chairman of advancements and Court of Honor will be in charge of the Sells Drive J. 1960 Huntington drive has recently sold 50 feet of business property on Huntington drive t o the Misses Myrtle M. and Nellie C. Runger of 764 N. property is located directly east of Priest and Company and at present being used as a parking The new have no immediate plans for the but may later erect a one story business building to house two or more retail Foley Now Motor appointment of police officer Wilbur L. Foley to position of Meter Sergeant was announced last week by Police Chief Glenn F. whose new rank became effective on September 15, has been serving with the local force since December 1, 1946, and holds t h e highest seniority in the motorcycle He resides with his family at 124 San outstanding characteristic of a clever politician is to be able to put the vacuum cleaner on his constituents the pulse of any will be no excuse for Randall Kerr from now The City Council just authorized him to buy a new for use in the City Next time you drop in on he's sure to put it on plan to be card from our friend Pierre who is touring South America with his family carries a statement almost But he should so here it huge with crepes for only 35 additional mail box has been set up at the Richfield corner of Huntington drive and Ridge It will be welcomed by the business firms recently moved into the Sons by the way Mr. is the mailbox now the new Smith Sons building is on Huntington To prove the address i Huntington in his new California refers to the Huntington Library as being in San Ed. his The mentioned it as being in South Ed's home you haven't read the you It is a story about California and When you down to read have struck it walk in a look both the inquiries we have had over the last San Marino needs a public those making the inquiries as to where one can be found don't seem to care whether she is blonde or Still Available For haven't seen any of signs displayed in San Marino service but on the other there are no stations All operators and owners of stations report that the supply is running but they are still doing all the regular gasoline is being dispensed because there is no Ethyl were trying to take care of their regular customers seemed to be the best news we had heard since the supply started to run From all there will be enough gasoline for think us rude or too presumptuous in suggesting that you stay Not but one day possibly during the next of You that is when the new census is going to be We want you to be sure to get your name included together with every member of your main objective of The Tribune in urging this new census to increase the revenue from the gasoline tax coming to us from the The disbursement of this tax is strictly on the per capita so the more people we have the more money we will receive for street repairs and exact dates for the canvass of the city will be announced but in the meantime you might make so when the census taker rings your you'll be there to open it and give her the information date for starting the work is October 4, but nothing definite has been announced Talks To Norman B. public school administrator of will be the speaker at today's Rotary meeting at Dr. Scharer was a delegate to the UNESCO conference in San Francisco this and is qualified to talk on International His subject will be Matters What You the meeting last Rotarians were given a first hand report of England and her people by two young women who spent the summer in that country together with others on a good will Miss Beverly daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Shepard of West Haven told of her experiences and observations while living with English families and partaking of their Miss Carol daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Clarence 715 Winthrop gave a report based on the political and economic situation as she saw it. Both talks were enlightening and well Authorizes New Street the last meeting of the City Council it was voted to purchase a new street The one now in use has been on occasion out of commission because new parts were not Now that this particular vehicle is back in the city decided to purchase a new drill for use in the park and street departments was also Sheffield Road Sheffield road improvements will start not later than October 1, according to advices given to the City Council by Engineer H. A. who will supervise the street will be regraded and lowered to conform with the after which sidewalks and gutters will be In a new pipe line for the water system will be put in the and all work is expected to be done at the same time so there will be less inconvenience to the abutting property Safety Council Bequests City Fathers To Build urgent request that sidewalks be constructed on the north side of Huntington from Virginia road was presented to the City Council at its last meeting by Valentine plea was in the form of a letter from Mrs. Leonard H. chairman of the PAPER DRIVE OCT. 9 Scouts have announced that their fall drive for old and magazines will be held October 9. They ask that San start saving these items Land Company Announces New Building For for the immediate erection of a two-story building on Huntington drive were announced this week by A. G. president of the Huntington Land and Improvement The building will occupy the site directly west of the P. L. Cowherd According to and front elevation approved by the building commission of the City Council the building will have a frontage of 50 feet and will be of modern ground floor will be occupied by one of San Marino's larger business and area will be taken over by the Huntington Land Company which at present has its offices in Los Mr. Walker advises that it is the plan to get the building started and have it ready for occupancy before January 1. of the She stated that at present there are no sidewalks on the north side of the drive from Virginia east to West Haven and with the increased number of children from this area attending the condition presented a serious At present children walking to the crosswalk at Virginia road are forced to use the and the traffic is so heavy there is always the possibility of an accident discussing Mrs. the Council felt that some protection for our youth was At the same time they were all hopeful of retaining the trees along the The city engineer was asked to study the situation with the thought in mind of providing sidewalks and at the same time saving the trees which line the drive on this side of the Select Finance was announced this week by Bernard C. Republican County Central Committee that the Congressional District Finance Committee had been organized with headquarters at 512 East Valley El Herman L. Perry of Whittier was appointed chairman of the finance Frank E. Jorgensen of this city and Roy O. Day of Arthur Kruse of Parking Out With New the installation of automatic signals at the intersection of Los Robles avenue and Mission angle parking will be This is the decision of the City Council in approving the signals for this which was made following the study of an extensive report issued by the Automobile report recommending parallel parking as a substitute for angle parking is most It means a change to parallel parking on the north side of Mission street between Euclid avenue and El Molino and on both sides of Mission street between Los Robles avenue and El Molino Parking in this area will be limited to one Library contains more than 275.000 printed of which approximately half are rare source and about 1,000,000 virtually all relate to Anglo-American Botanical Gardens and Arboretum occupy the 200-acre with a Desert Oriental azaleas and rhododendrons fashion this issue comes our Annual Fall Fashions edition which we heartily recommend to represents a sincere effort on our part to bring to you the latest in Fashions and Home It was planned strictly for San and it is our earnest hope you will enjoy Council For Recreational Get To Build Addition To Present Marino's Community at its meeting Mr. who has been Monday approved a budget of to be state Comptroller since 1946, raised during the Community Chest drive which Ms scheduled to start October 11. This is less Tax Structure Says State Marino's City Club opened the fall season Tuesday night with a four-star program which included Olive Mae Dr. George Thomas H. State and the chief and Ray the club's representative to State last Schedule For Dewey Thomas E. Dewey's special train with Republican National Committeeman Faries aboard will arrive at the Los Angeles Union Station tomorrow 3:55, after which he will go ately to the City Hall for a Following his party will go to the Biltmore Hotel where he will rest until time to leave for his Hollywood Bowl The Bowl opens at 5 and no tickets are needed for Publicize Huntington Library Among Visiting is shown the badge with which San Marino Kiwanis Club decorates members from other thus furthering their acquaintance and home feeling among fellow The new emblem distinguishes San Marino as the home city of the Huntington Library and Art F a brief history and de- f scription of which appears on the reverse as The idea and design was worked out by Kiwanians Dr. David McLean and Dr. W. Robert appointed by President Leo H. in collaboration with ' Huntington staff Dr. J. E. Wallace director of the Robert O. curator of rare Ronald curator of the Botanic William curator emeritus of the Botanic and Maurice curator of Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery at San was ni 1919 by the late Henry Huntington as a research art museum and botanical The exhibitions were open to visitors in 1928. Art Gallery contains chiefly portraits of the British school of the 18th exhibited in the Huntington House among other objects of English and French French English miniatures and Chelsea The Arabella D. Huntington Memorial Art in the Library contains Italian and Flemish paintings of the 15th and 16th French furniture and porcelains the 18th and some of his observations and opinions since being in public When the office was established in 1850, three employees were whereas today there are 410 in the Twenty-five years ago the disbursements were but today they have grown to almost of subventions as prescribed by he felt many changes could be made and considerable overlapping Of the total taxes collected in the State 53 per cent goes out as aid to local Of all taxes the sales tax represents 40 per cent of the total income and as of the monthly take is approximately He recommended serious consideration of tax structure by all organizations within the State and Beach appearance of Miss f and her presentation of four varied was the highlight of the evening's Dr. who offered two special piano was enthusiastically Alexander found out how democracy works at and his sincere story of the experience was most club voted to increase the membership from 250 to 300. A nominating committee for next year was selected from among the They Leon G. William Larry Shepard and Eddie And In All In One Purdum of 1660 Bedford who has spent most of his 19 years in San Presents Barton Marino American Legion Post No. 239 met Wednesday September 15 at San Gabriel Country Club after a vacation of two The new Robert V. and fellow officers of the year were installed by Marvin Smith as representative of the California State Legion former was presented with a past commander medal by Mr. Smith who expressed appreciation for his exemplary services in the of the evening Floyd principal of John Marshall High School in Los A noted speaker on family Mr. Prante spoke on the Am a Family and is the son of the E. R. learned recently that in some instances the Army Air Force loses no On Tuesday morning Rey was given the first written and to the credit of San Marino and South Pasadena received a grade of 135 out of a possible 140. a brief check-up at the Federal building in Los Angeles he was sent without time for lunch to Fort MacArthur where he passed the written Next morning he was given his physical sworn in and immediately entrained for Lackland Tex. 24 Gets Bump On a minor traffic collision Friday September 10, at Huntington and Robert 3, riding with his Edward Hazlett of 128 South received a bump on the head and general He was taken in the city ambulance to Huntington Memorial Hospital for other car involved was said to be driven by Beatrice Nichols of Oceanside who was accompanied by Julia Upton of Los None of the adults required medical attention and damage to the cars not Albert Stewart Speakers For GOP Blanche Ford Williams and the executive board of the Republican Women's Club of San Marino have set 28 at 10 a.m. for the opening fall meeting of the It will be held at the home of Mrs. Morris D. 1925 Lombardy road where doughnuts will be served promptly at 10 following which the program Mrs. E. David will present two Jean president of council for the Southern Division of Republican women will give of the National Mrs. Fuller was a member of the Republican committee which virtually Governor Warren for the Vice-Presidential Albert I. well known throughout the State for his interest in city and municipal will follow Mrs. his subject Measures on the Mr. Stewart for 14 years was a city director for Pasadena and a director of the League of California also a member of the American Municipal Association representing California He the author of the Smog Mr. Stewart recently has served on several State He is in a position to intimately know California He 13 intensely interested in arid won both nominations in his re-election to the State amount raised last It was explained by Harold E. president of the that the overall amounts earmarked for out of town agencies had been cut and the local agencies increased in the amount of E. chairman for the Community Chest drive announced at the meeting that all committees were being organized this week and that area captains and solicitors would be announced next are 28 beneficiaries listed in the budget as it was They Hearing American Social Hygiene Boys Club of Boys and Girls Aid Society ox Braille California Babies Childrens Children's Hathaway La Casa de San Pasadena Child Guidance Pasadena Salvation Boy Boy Scouts San Marino Cub Girl Girl Scouts San Marino Social Service and Marino Youth So. Marino H.S. So. Pasadena Travelers Aid Visiting Community Council H. in his stated there was a total of in the working capital together with unused allocations of This made a grand total of was voted to donate the sum of to the recreational funds to come out of the working capital This action was taken fallowing a talk by Clyde E. Holley on the splendid recreational program had been on this summer and how well it had been received by the public in City Council underwrote for this year the budget of the recreational commission amounted to more than This is double it was in years gone but the need for the augmented program agreed upon a year and the city fathers took the responsibility of backing it. The city's appropriation did not cover this full so an appeal made to the Community Council for and the action Monday night an indication of how that body felt San Marino's accelerated recreation sum of appropriated to the San Marino Boy Scouts for in enlarging the Scout house facilities to store equipment of the Sea Scout This amount also taken from the working reserve and is not included in the budget as announced week-end is the last for visitors to Huntington Library and Art Gallery before the annual closing for renovation on October 1. Exhibits open as usual Saturday and September 24, 25, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. The institution reopens November 2.