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Desert Sentinel (Newspaper) - November 11, 1965, Desert Hot Springs, California Copy wf single m A Serving Desert Hot The Nations Health Center 13fr Desert Hot California fr NOVEMBER 1965 PERSONNEL ALWAYS ON DUTY Police Radio Facilities Moved to Fire Station and radio transceiver police communication is in operation in Desert Hot Springs Fire Department every hour of the day and seven days a After hour calls to the police department will be received at the local fire station where Lawrence station will broadcast to a patrol car assignments or Service is At any time a doctor cannot be Police Chief Pat Cunningham says call the police phone for Sentinel QUESTIONS ARE ANSWERED Cultural Center Under Discussion By Questions and re garding the proposed cultural center here occupied the bitsi portion of a meeting by Wertz Named to Head DHS Realtor Group Dob together with oth er officers elected at yesterdays Restaurant Breakfast meeting of the Desert Hot Springs Board of will be officially installed at a dinner given by the board In Earl Perkins was elected vice president Elsa secre Herbert director to serve three director to fill the term of Harold retiring presi was elected state director of California Real Estate Wertz also elected delegate to the CREA convention to be held in January at the Los Angeles Biltmore the Desert Hot Springs Im provement night at the 8th Street Commu The meeting was prefaced by a potluck dinner at with President Evelyn Knudsen calling the meeting to order at with salute to the flag and prayer by a Guests were introduced and an announcement was made concerning the newly appoint ed Vincent whose absence was due to a sudden Illness necessitat ing In the Long Beach Veterans His place was being filled until bis return by Sylvia Hemp Lloyd reported a savings account balance of more than allocated as a building SPEAKER of the evening was association member Nel son temporary chair man of as yet new cultural Brown reported on the first meeting of the new organization and the for the proposed new cultural He said that the center is a big idea hut that the city has a big future so why not plan for that fu The first meeting of that group was mainly taken up Continued on Page 12 City Accounts Being Audited City books for the period the date of are being audit ed by the accounting firm of Thomas and McKay of River Request for audit was made by Gale city manag and approved by the city said nothing was wrong but the audit was for the purpose of verifying that the funds held in separate ac counts by the city for specific purposes had been used for such items and not for In other PEOPLE TO PEOPLE Manager Begin Visitations To meet the people of Des ert Hot Springs at their places of business and 1n their Mayor Stone and City Manager Gale Dreisbach started their visitation program this week by talking to the They discussed several cur rent issues asked for Ideas told of future city council plans and gave those with whom they a thumbnail sketch of Visiting the Desert the two city chiefs told of fu ture street lighting a red blinking light signal soon to be Installed at Boulevard and Palm at the request of motorists palm tree city department al plans and many other items of concern to the WRIGHT and Dreisbach ask ed for discussed the future of the city nnd ask ed people to attend city coun Chamber to Elect New Board Deadline 2 Vacancies will soon exist on the Chamber of Commerce board of but not for long because balloting will soon The terms of office of Raul Lillian Uose and Lory Whiting will soon come to an The three will run it was pointed out today by Chamber Manager Buck In a slate present ed Robert chairman of the nominating includes three loal business men Joseph El ton and Don A name placed In nomina tion from the a recent chamber Antoi nette Is also a candi Ballots will bo mailed to chamber members before the end of the according to and must bo returned before 2 at 2 Ballots will be counted on 2 and results will be an that night at nt cham ber meeting to be held at head 3SOS Palm at The chamber board is com posed of nine In ad dition to the incumbents up for directors arc Carl president Er nie first vice president Harold Rex My ron Johnson and Louis cil Everyone is Informed about city business and council meet ings on Desert Hot Springs Hot a radio dally broadcast at direct from iho Sentinels city Wright The Thursday is sue of the Desert Sentinel is filled with official business and news of our There Is ev ery reason the people here should know of council meet was told the most damaging factor to the citys public relations has been in ternal disputes which arc of no interest to anyone but resi but through the news media they generate bad pub for the said he felt the people were very understand ing and that in his short ex in this everyone is of the same about the majority of People have told me of their desire for unity In Desert Hot They say they believe it exists to n major degree he I am going to dedicate my self to the best public relations like everyone believe In good publicity and I know we must earn 44 I HAVE n small note book filled with peoples good sug I hope to compile all facts Into one general Dreisbach Continued on Page 12 Something new has been ad ded to the city police radio fa In the Installation of a direct answering service by the local fire station from 5 to S and it was announced today by Pat chief of Persons may cal the police 21 hours n day any day in the Hours or clays the police sta tion is the phone will automatically ring at the fire station where personnel are on duty at all Police departments radio broadcasting facilities to the citys mobile units has boon moved from its previous loca tion on Pierson to the oil 1st Street where authorized radio announcers will dispatch mes sages directly to police patrol Chief Cunningham said the public has been asked by the Sentinel to clip its printed di rectory of doctors in this city and place it in their phone He also pointed out that anyone having difficulty reach ing a doctor day or night should not waste time trying over and over again but dial the police or flro phone num give the person on duty Information and leave the prob lem to the quick action of the police or fire City to be Visited by Santo Clous 27 Water Use Continues Increase Volume of water pumped by Desert Hot Springs County Water District in the period July 31 this year shows a healthy increase compared to the same period last Elvin general manag Tuesday night in his month ly said the Increase for this period over last year is cubic feet with a to tal of cubic feet for the four month During the same period last year the total was cubic Billings for the period also showed a big up Total billings for the period this year amounts to compared to Sf last report to the board of directors the district on 31 has a total of Continued on Page 12 Four New Home Permits Issued Permits were Issued during the past week in the office of City Building Inspector Roy Akroyd for four more new homes In Desert Hot Permits for the four single family dwellings went to Char les 6205 for Maurice Red for 0858 San Ardo for including a guest and David 7150 San Ardo for Other permits issued includ ed 2735 retaining Fein 1th garden Coffee 1033 Palm TlS THE Ho Ho Tis the season to be Everyone is in Desert Hot Happy Buck and smiling Carl of the local live wire Chamber of Commerce merrily check holly and colored electric making ready to decorate city streets for The chamber is offering prizes to the best decorated residence and Sentinel After several hours of wait Carl and Buck man ager of the local Chamber of Commerce got through and to Santa Clans at his North Pole Santa by means of high frequency radio com set up here in Des ert Hot Springs by local ama teur radio Santa said hed he here Friday and Sat He said hi will be approach ing the city In Ills helicopter from a southerly direction and will land on Angel Views air field first then later he will land on a largo parking lot ad jacent to Tell the boys find girls at your Angel View Crippled Childrens Foundation on Mir acle Hill Ill land on their heli port Friday morning and visit them in the Wardman at the Santa told Gib SANTA SAID hf would an the hour of his arrival at both Angel View and downtown Desert lint in next Thursdays the Desort 1 want In give my an nf time too early as people may hut next week Ill have all set up a schedule in the I parents to bring their Santa If they dont Ill forget mothers bikini and dads power 1 want to see lots of older children too those nearly a because I have some thing to Ull I know the children at the elementary school are getting good grades this Santa Continued on Page 5 PALM GET STOP LIGHT To warn drivers of the very important boulevard stop at tin corner of Tier son and Palm Iho plans to In a new light nnl overhead four way blinking red This is of he citys corn c r s Drivers claim they ro unable to see the stop signs night so tlic eity council plans to approve belter lighting and a more lights to ho installed through out the Stone disclosed Anniversary Dinner Set at Temple 11 will be an outstanding night for members of Novo Sholom as the congregation observes its sev annual consecration din starting at G the Sol former is chairman and said a troop of eight Israeli dancers will fur nish the entertainment follow ing dinner prepared by he Sis The temple building was con after several years of fund raising and Each year the congregation has held Its annual anniversary dinner and program to commemorate the THIO JEWISH Community Group was a project of three Continued on Page 0 Chief Tell Need for Two More Patrolmen Desert Hot like many other is confronted with a It disclosed today in a press conference hold at hall that now that another patrolman lias resigned from the local police the city lias only two Speaking of the issues In city said the community cannot expect men to work sev en days a week without a day 12 hours on and 12 and to keep them T wouldnt to it and we expect a patrol man to io Dreis bach When T arrived in Desert Hot we only had three steps for the police salary That was better than no stops at all but if we can elongate as we to five steps and range salaries from Soil to its another drawing Pat Cunning and I are trying to get the police department as stable Christmas Decoration Contest BLANK CHRISTMAS SWEEPSTAKES Chamber of Commerce Desert Hot Springs Prizes Homes First Second Motels or Businesses First Second This entry blank must be filled signed and deposited at the DHS Chamber of Commerce by lf at 5 to assure your participation In the Name Print Home or Business Address Phone Signed Planners to Act Case RIVERS DK CNA The County Hoard of Supervisors Monday risked the County Plan ning Commission to determine and recommend whether the county accept three streets near Desert Hot county surveyor and road report ed to the supervisors that the county had received n request from Clay Palm requesting roads in the Sierra View Estates be ac as part of the county road The three roads are located west of the Twentynine Palms Highway near Desert Hot Keith listed the three roads as Sierra and He said that in a recent field trip to investigate the roads the county road depart ment found they wore construc ted to a reasonable standard and wore approximately in the same condition as other roads in the subdivision that were a part of the county road sys HI 1HM 78 57 50 Gl 81 83 70 53 47 45 jo r as possible that it can get off and running said the council was rnd granted per mission for patrolmen in addition to personnel of three patrolmen and chief of He said this will make five chief and depart mental comprising the it was difficult for some lo the vital need of tins but looking at it from a professional view it is obvious the step was necessary If we are to keep our policemen Continued On Page 6 Donors to Tree Fund to Have Names Inscribed There will be nearly 100 names of individuals and organizations who have contributed more than for the purchase of trees for Wardman in scribed on n large plaque to be dedicated soon by the Des ert Hot Springs County Park and Recreation According to Nick president of the dedication ceremonies will be announced She said the plaque will be permanently placed at the parks Commu Center Burmesch said trees val ued at more than have been purchased and The balance of the money will be used to buy more trees to add to the beauty of the According to many of the donations hav been received from residents of other communities who have visited Many of the trees have been planted in an area which will be used for said the park board plans to budget equip ment for this area next PATROLMAN APPLICANTS ARE SOUGHT City hall is calling all per sons interested in qualifying for patrolmen in Desert Hot not sufficient number1 oT for police jobs avail It was disclosed here to There is need for three patrolmen lale Drels manager disclosed Salary for the hrco new making five patrolmen In addition to Uie police depart ments chief and starts at anl rises to a in addition to uniform allowance per month and three per cent of gross for holiday The police depart has had Us problems with frequent resignations of Dan iel Walters resigned Requirements for application to take written 19 nt S and an oral examination at 1 arc avail able at the office of Chief of Police Pat city 17H Palm Cunningham said the city manager must also be notified by applicants who wish to take Applications are encouraged from any section of the country by men between the ages of 21 and 35 who qualify under re available to those asking for the printed Cunningham County Accepts 20th Avenue Here CNA The County Hoard of Supervisors accepted 20th Avenue in the Hot Springs county surveyor and road advised the hoard that the county had obtained a strip for right of way on flth Hi advised the board to ac cept 20th Avenue into the coun ty maintenance system between Bubbling Wells and Mountain View Manager Discloses More Facts on Proposed Sewer note Tills Is a follow up on n preliminary report on a proposed sower system in Desert Hot County Dist by Elvin general Treatment treat ment plant having a capacity of will be required ul to serve Areas i through It is proposed to construct this plant under three Phase or the Initial con will consist of the construction of a plant having a capacity of 1 This plant can be readily expanded by the addition of units to Increase its capacity as development Under Phase 2 the plant will bo expanded by tho construction of facilities to increase its ca to 2 This sion will be required in the year or at a time when the pop contributing to the sew er system reaches For Phase 3 the plant will again be which Is es Continued on Page 8
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