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   Argus (Newspaper) - December 9, 1960, Fremont, California                                I I Vol. I, No. 33 Published at Newark, California DELIVERED TO EVERY HOME IN NEWARK 15 Friday, December 9, 1960 Just intermission? Or the final curtain? It wasn't too clear at press- time, but it may be the current teacher parent superintendent production at Washington High School has- closed its run.' Certainly last week's episode in the weekly thriller was the current high point. And it played to a packed house of an estimat- ed 660 District residents. Trustees have voted to retain Holler on a two-year contract, with E. M. Grimmer casting the only dissenting vote. Supervisor's Post To Pleasanton Man Ksiwark lost again this week inrits bid to be home town of a "supervisor from; Alameda Coun- ty's District One. Governor Edmund .G. Brown Tuesday appointed John D. Mur- phy, Pleasanton insurance and real estate man, to the position left vacant by the death of Chest- er Stanley. Murphy, a Democrat, was active in the Pleasanton party organization during the recent election. Newark's Mayor Leonard Lu- cio and ex-mayors Wesley Sears and George Silliman all were candidates for the position. Silli- man narrowly missed unseating Stanley at the June Silliman already has an- nounced his'.candidacy .for the post in 19G2. Murphy has.s_aid he will run for re-election at that time. Neither Sears'nor Lucio have made a public statement concerning .their plans for '62. IN THE ARGUS THIS WEEK Classified ..........___ Page 7 Church Briefs Page 6 Club Activities Page 2 Editorial Page 8 Fun and Games......... Page 5 General News.......... Page 4 Good Scouts Page 2 Letters to Editor Page 6 Listening In........... Page 7 Teen News Page 3 POSTOFFICE SLATES SPECIAL HOURS More work and longer that's what Christmas means to Newark Post Office. Postmaster Julia-Harris this week announced special -hours which :wiU'.go., iritexueffect .nexi Monday and .continue Christmas. Window service will be available from 8 a.m., .to p.m., Monday through Friday. the next two Saturdays (tomorrow and Dec. 17) there will. be window service from 8 a.Th., to 5 p.m..There will be no Sunday service. Mrs. Harris-says deadline for mailing Christmas cards' and parcels for out-of-state delivery is next Thursday.. Deadline for local delivery is Dec. 20. NEWARK EYES "NEW LOOK" FOR FIRE STATION Newark's fire station No. 2., while it's bound to get on en- thusiastic "approved" f r o'rn Newark firemen, probably will be as to local artists, housewives, or just plain home- has building features which ought to delight all of them. For the artists, there are the pair of 10-footTrtae skylights in the roof of the apparatus room. Firemen won't frown on that, either, for that's where the work- benches will be constructed, and where firemen will spend much of their working day in caring for equipment. Housewives can't help but ap- prove the functional with plenty :of they'll certainly think of a num- ber of equally appropriate uses for the built-in "ovens" designed to dry hoses. Not that any of these innova- tions, some of which.may well be fire firmly in the plans yet. Architect Irwin Luckman has just finished pre- liminary schematic drawings, which haven't yet been approved by Newark city councilmeii. Councilmen will get ther first look at the plans, and their next opportunity to suggest changes, additions or .deletions, at a spe- cial 8 p.m., work session at City Hall next Tuesday. Luckman's plan, proposes a restrained "ranch-type" kind of architecture, designed to blend well with the residential charac- teristics of the neighborhood in which it will stand. But no one will mistake it for a super-type dwelling, for it has its own "public building" attributes, too. For one. tiving, the massive overhang- of the shake roof, es- timated 
                            

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