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Argus (Newspaper) - January 20, 1961, Fremont, California DELIVERED TO EVERY HOME IN NEWARK i-Ievrark Library 5 Hayhcws Landing Road Vol. I, No. 39 Published at Newark, California 15 Friday, January 20, 1961 Third City Bond Issue To Come Voters Next Summer Newark will have a third-bond election next summer. City councilmen informally agreed last night to call for a vote on a new bond issue, calling for the purchase of land for a civic center-arid parks sites. If the election fails to there still will be time to fix a special tax to begin a capital1 improvements, City Man- ager John Nail pointed out. Three councilmen agreed they will favor 'a substantial tax in- crease, with the funds earmark- RICKY NEEDS YOUR HELP ed Jpr capital improvements, if the bond issue fails. Councilman Richard Tilton said, he "hadn't decided" yet on a tax increase. Councilman John Santos said he was opposed to it. Nail recommended a special tax, in a report to the council, as a "method which is available and can be used to solve our problem." Nail earlier defined Newark's problem as a single he said, is all Newark needs. The'city manager suggested a tax increase for the purchase o land, lease purchase financini for improvements, as a likely al ternative for council considera tion. agreed to tr again on a bond issue before ac ing; expres ed :the hope a citizens' commi tee will develop which 'will wor for the land acquisition bond issue. He urged the need for haste, in view of fast-rising land costs. Jack Brooks, representing the Braddock, Logan and Valley de- velopment of Hil-Vista, empha- sized the mayor's point on land costs when he asked the council to permit his firm to develop a seven-acre plot of land (opposite Newark Fire Station No. 2) which is now being held for park Ricky Cole, 8, has a debt to this is what happened this week, ay and he'd like very much in the department's current 'im- o pay it, but he isn't big enough, prove: those statistics cam- r old enough. So Ricky is ask- paign: Newark friends and 1. A permit was to ng eighbors to help Him. Ricky, a student at E. L. Mu- ick School, had open heart sur------., gery last August, in the course Baine Avenue near Cherry bt. It which he "borrowed" 14 pints) 2. A permit was issued to Dan of.blood. Now Ricky, who is Bodily Company for construc- Building Ahead In Early'61 Building Inspector Doran Max- well's department is beginning 19.61 with an all-out which promises to do even more for Newark's business statistics than the 74.5 percent increase reported by Dun Bradstreet for the five, year period just finished. Maxwell would concede those figures are fine, but lie still feels they can be bettered. And BOWLERS, ONE AND ALL Jeanine guilders for construc- tion of another four-unit apart- ment, valued at on II U1UUU, TI4J.V i AVA _ 'ully recovered, would like to tjon Of another 16-unit apart- repay that blood to Crippled ment, valued at on St Children Service, but he can't do Mark Drive. Children Service, but he t himself. So Ricky and his parents are Mark Drive. 3. Permits were issued for the first construction in the Lido Bowling To Be What Comes Free For Every Newark Child Next Week An anticipated 200 Newark youngsters are expected to be well on their way toward bowling excellence, by the time February 4 flips up on local calendars. By official proclamation of Mayor Leonard Lucio, January 28 to February 4 will be week at Lido Lanes in Newark. i The week also .has been pro- claimed by other. Alameda. and Contra Costa County mayors by William.McCaU, head of neda Mayors Conference. ,The youth week program has Fox manager of San been organized and sponsored by Chamber of Com-1the East.Bay Bowling F KAnn Tn 3.r: I U A 4- C C HinnPr Alameda Mayors AT Ol V, The outh Week p a Shopping Center; They include a supermarket, valued at 11 and a bank, valued at Committee Says total Must Unify some i. parently is favored by all school districts in Washington Town-; ship, members of a unification steering committee decided last night (although Alvarado was not represented at the Opinions weren't as firm on just what ought to be unified. Alviso likes unification of the asking anyone who'd like to help entire WashmgtOn Union High; Fraco aer merce "will be guest speaker 'at tors Association, representing Friday's installation din- bowling centers of the area. ner of 1961 officers of Newark The. week features free bowl- Chamber of Commerce. The an- ing instruction for all boys and nual meeting begins at El. girls between the ages of 8 and Campo Country Club at. 6 p.m.., 18. with a no host social hour. Youth Week gets un- "MI it 7 way officially in Newark at Dinner will .be served at. 1 on.jamiary 28, accord- and following the .pro- P p.m., Oli- and purposes, under the city's sub division ordinance (This permits the city to halt development of "the land for a year from the date of filing of a final map- in this case, until.next Brooks intimated costs of the land will- be so high the city will find it financially impracti- cal to purchase it for park lands. Bonds Carry Despite Apathetic Voters Washington Union High School District has an approved 000 bond issue and state loan authorization today, but Newark __can't take any more credit for that than voters in other parts of the District. cia.ivi.ug, _ him, and help the Crippled unii- dren Service, to make an ap- pointment for a donation, to be liven on February 20 at Ashland School. Prospective donors, who.must be between the ages of 18 and 60 and in good health, are asked to call Miss Sandra Comacho at Eden Hospital and make an appointment for the donation: The blood bank will be at the school between the hours of 3 and p.m., but donors are asked to make an appointment prior to that time. Donors who cannot make an appointment for February 20 are asked to consult with Miss Co- macho regarding an appoint- ment in Oakland for their con- tribution. Ricky, who is completely well School District. (If they a second choice, they'd-like three unified districts in the Town-, Centerville thinks the idea of districts divided by "city size, or is best. Decoto wants unification, but isn't saying what district boun- daries ought to be. Decoto just knows what it doesn't want, and that's one big unified District. Irvington thinks studies should be delayed for a year. If they're CHiL) v with-daneing in El, Campo's_paU room. George Carlson is to be seat- ed as new president of the or- ganization during dinner cere- monies. Taking office with him will be Paul Thompson, vice president; William Stanton, re- cording secretary; John veira, financial secretary; Paul Gygax, treasurer. A part of the evening's pro- gram will include a complete report of 1960 activities of New- ark Chamber of Commerce by retiring president Joseph M. Souza. Observations for the dinner may be booked with Gordon Cot- ton, Chamber manager, at the Chamber office, 7163 Rich Ave- nue, or by calling SY 3-1121. P -Q Qf Only a of the District's registered voters went to the polls to approve the bond issue by a vote of 345 yes, and 924 no (78 and the loan by a count of 3278 yes, and 1030 no (76 Newark's voters turned out in almost the same percentage as rest of WUHSD resi- did the dents. The local vote was 537 for the bond issue, and 85 against it, and 588 for the loan, and 111 now and back at his studies at Musick School, has five brothers and sisters. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Cole, 36718 Ruschin Drive. PARK LAND SOLD Newark's park site is gone. A firm of local builders.has purchased the park land, on which the city once held options at a price of approximately an acre. not, then Irvington wants to recommend only a district af- fecting itself, and that's a uni- fied district of the existing Mis- sion San Jose, Warm Springs and Irvington elementary dis- tricts. Mission San Jose likes Center- ville's proposal of three districts divided on city lines. Newark wants a unified dis- trict for Newark, delineated by natural Ala- meda Creek to Stevenson Boule- vard, and from Nimitz Freeway to the Bay. Newark doesn't want to recommend boundaries for other districts. Niles wants "at least city- size" districts. Warm Springs also favors unifications on city lines at the time Newark High Reserved tickets may be picked up at the door at El Campo next Friday. Spring Lecture Ducats Offered Here way today Bank (and Exact purchase price of the plot has not been disclosed, but the cost is reported to be in ex- cess of an acre. School is occupied. WUHSD trustees didn't deline- ate boundaries, but want unifi- cation of "balanced areas An advance sale of tickets for the spring lecture series bene- fitting Youth Science Center of Washington Township got under at Central Valley in other Township with Township Junior Women's Club members making up the sales force. The series is made up of five colored films, each shown by the man who made the film. They range from topics on Mex- ico to The Penguin Egg and IGY. A family season ticket is being offered, in addition to single ticket admissions.' Mrs. Lawrence White is pub- licity chairman for the sale and Mrs. Robert Drouin is ticket chairman. The first lectuure is scheduled for Feb. 1. will participate in the.ceremon- ies which launch the week. All Newark boys and girls who wish to take part in the week of free lessons are asked to be on-hand at 1 p.m., also, so that they may register for classes.- Classes will be arranged to ac- commodate the free hours of the bowling pupils. A certificate of participation goes to every'boy and girl who finishes the week of lessons. Dollars Roll In To 'Olympic Fund Newark is rallying behind its own Ronald Wood, sprint star who has'qualified for participa- tion in the Deaf Olympics at Helsinki next summer. Offers of assistance are com- ing from everywhere, says Mrs. Lucille Kucb, chairman of Kla- tawa Council's committee to aid in transportation costs. Local merchants have given prizes to boost the ticket sales Mrs. Kuch is conducting. Con- nolly's Furniture has given a clock radio. Jean's Beauty Shop offers a permanent, haircut and styling. Mrs. Kuch says offers are coming almost too fast to record. Two Newark-ites, Floyd Bar- low and Orval Lane, themselves handicapped by deafness, traced Mrs. Kuch through her Argus photo last week and offered to sell 250 tickets. v To make it easier for all Newark-ites to help, Mrs. Kuch has opened an account at Cen- tral Valley Bank in the name of Ron Wood Deaf Olympics Fund. Anyone who'd like to con- tribute, can mail a donation to Central Valley, earmarked for the fund, says Joseph Souza, general manager.
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