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   Argus (Newspaper) - May 13, 1960, Fremont, California                                Vol. I, No. 3 Published at Newark, California Friday, May 13, I960 IN THE ARGUS JHIS WEEK Chamber of Commerce .Page 6 Classified...............Page 5 Club News...............Page 3 Editorial................Page 6 Youth Activities..........Page 2 Park Movement Gets New Life Newark's park issue sprang back into life in full vigor last Friday. The park movement once thought near death, today has a new name, new" officers and a new policy, and now needs only more new members before resuming full-scale activity. Newark residents, meeting in formally, banded together as Newark Recreation Committee. They elected Mrs. Burrell Grigs- by, chairman; Stanley Perry, vice chairman; and Mrs. Buford Barks, secretary. They adopted a policy which says, "We have organized for the express purpose of uniting the people of Newark in a plan of recreation for Newark." They'll meet again at p.m., Monday, at the Wooden Shoe, to plan the future of the organi7.ation.-They hope, at that time, to have more workers in the ranks. Not ail who attended last week were in accord with the policy of parks for Newark now. "Bud" Connolly said, "Newark doesn't need parks for the next five years. We need playground equipment on the school play- grounds, and we need supervis- ory personnel. But before we have parks we need to build an industrial taxe base to take the burden off the homes." Mayor Leonard Lucio, a guest, pointed to four industries now under construction in Newark and replied, "The lean years in Newark will be behind us in the foreseeable future." Lucio pledged a "fighting council" for any future bond is- sue, and said all councilmen would work closely with the committee. It was agreed coun- cil members will not be official members of the new organiza- tion, but will delegate one man TOMORROW A CROWN FOR ONE Bus Service To City's Industries Scheduled To Start Next Week That sparkly new Volkswagen bus beetling about Newark streets is the stock in trade of Newark's newest S M Transit Co., planning an in-Newark bus service. The firm, joint venture of brothers Leo Strouss and Arthur Means, isn't sure of the exact date the first passenger is to be picked up, but at press-time Means thought the operation would start "about the middle of the Preliminary service offers COUNCIL OKAYS HOSPITAL AID REQUEST as observer at meetings. Methods of publicizing the committee's aims, and a means of surveying Newark "to find morning and evening runs to Newark's industrial area. Other schedules will be added if there is demand, according to Strouss. A five-day operation only is planned. The firm's rolling stock will be available for charter trips evenings and weekends. Strouss, who lives at 37046 St. Mary, asks for public comment on his new operation. He can be reached at Sycamore 3-0837. Tentative schedules call for out what the people want" will] be discussed at Monday's ses- sion. April Building Hits Newark's building boom push- ed April valuations to says Doran Maxwell, chief build- ing inspector. Fifty-nine homes, valued at two industrial buildings (for National Homes) valued at and two commercial buildings worth account- er for most of the April total. departures from Newark Square at and a.m., and at and p.m. From Newark Square buse's will drive down Ruschin to Lewis Center, down Mayhews Landing and Christine to Zulmida and George, then down Dairy and Olive to Thornton, down Thorn ton to Willow, over Wells and Filbert to Morton and Leslie Salt plants, down Central to Ce dar and American Box Co., an return to Newark Square. Landlord Moves In It's official .occnpa- ion of the new building at the ntersection of Thornton Avenue and Elm Street. (Unofficially The Argus has been in business here for the past three weeks) Last week, Ralph Goold, elec trical contractor and building owner, moved from 'his former ocation at 7673 Thornton Av mue to his new quarters at 7679 Thornton. The move culminates nine years of business in Newark for Goold. He was formerly associ ated in the partnership of Allan and Goold. The firm handles commercia and residential work of all types according to Frank Fries, elec trical estimator. "We do every thing from installing a new elec trical outlet to complete plan wiring and maintenance Fries says. The Goold specialty is indus trial electrical wiring. The bus ness has a staff of eight en ployes, including Mary Johnson office manager. City councilmen last night called on the "Board of Super- isors, Alaineda-Contra Costa [edical -Association and the nedical profession to provide necessary assistance to per- mit the staff of physicians to e n d e r full-time emergency ervice at Washington Township lospital." The resolution, sought by di- ectors of- Washington Township Hospital in suport of local hos- tital's effort to be declared an 'emergency service area" by he County, was unanimous. Its ipproval was protested by Mrs -.illian McDermott and Dr. Ben Rosner. Dr, Rosner said "rotating the physicians is the best solution.' He pointed out emergency serv ice could be handled by the local staff without other assistance if 'all the medical doctors and all ,he doctors of osteopathy were admitted." (to Mrs. McDermott said she thought the council should take no action until an official re- quest comes from the hospital board. In other action, the council de- layed decision r on an all-night parking ban until results of a postcard poll are tabulated. May 21 was fixed as deadline for re- turning postcards. This deadline also -was fixed for receiving postcards on an assessment district for side- walks, in certain residential areas. CITY HALL BEAT Top news at City Hall this week is newly-arrived Kristen Elisabeth, five lb., 14 oz., daugh- ter of City Manager and Mrs. John Nail. Kristen was born on May 7, the day after her par- ent's wedding anniversary and the day before Mother's Day. She joins two older brothers, aged five and three. Thirty applicants for ,an inter- mediate clerk position at New- ark City Hall will take a written test at M.D. Silva School tomor- row. Newark Planning Commission- ers said "yes" to apartment aouses at the corner of Newark and Cedar Boulevards but "no" :o subdivision signs in residen- tial areas at Tuesday's regular meeting. The apartments will go iip on land just across from, the proposed site of a communi- ty park. Arthur Panigua, 8, won't chase white rats in a field any more when he ought to be in catechism class. Arthur got nipped this week when he cor- nered someone's former pet in the field beside St. Edwards Catholic Church.   

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