San Marino Tribune, April 29, 1971

San Marino Tribune

April 29, 1971

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San Marino Tribune (Newspaper) - April 29, 1971, San Marino, California SAN MARINO PUBLIC LiSRASY^ ò'.n iterino Public JJar:rv Ì890 Huntington Drivu '' San Marino, Cn.iif, • * fj m Marino Wune AND THE SAN MARINO NEWS DEVOTED TO THE PROGRESS AND PROSPERITY OF SAN MARINO The Finest Exclusively Residential City in the Entire West Home of the Famous Huntington Library and Art GalleryHuntington School Disabled Teachers Fund Established Vol.' 41, No. 6 — Atlantic 2-5707 1 WcfloM San Marino, CaHfornla, Thurtday, April 29, 1971 14 fagM ITcamor* 2-114J Ut Copy 93 liar 'MEXICAN FIESTA' is the theme for this yi grounds. ^Whipping up a little Latin enthusiasm by taking aim on a pinata are, left to right, Jennifer Caldwell, Kristen Kent, Carl Fuller and Wendy Caldwell 11 a.m. and will conclude at 4 p.m. ear's Carver Carnival, set for Saturday on the school on a pinata are, left to right, Carnival will get under way at Memory Of Tragic Crash Haunts Cyester Family The celebration of By Paul Glaviano Easter left a great deal to be desired in the Gill Cyester household earlier this month. Not that he and his two young1 sons didn't welcome the greatest holiday in the Christian world, it's just that the memory of what happened during Easter week a year ago is still much too painful to permit the joyful light of celebration. It was April 7, 1970, and Beth Cyester, 28-year-old teachen at Huntington School, wife of seven years to Gill Cyester, and mother of sons Robb Gregory, 1, and Gill, Jr Donate $3,452 To Cancer Fund Along Chamber In Appeal For Grad Night The San Marino Chamber of Commerce has joined with other civic organizations in co-sponsoring the 1971 San Marino High School Grad Night party. In a letter mailed to all local business firms this week, Chamber president Dave Latham has asked the support of every San Marino merchant. For this year's all-night party, the Class of '71 has chosen the South Seas as the theme, and "Akahi No Makou I Hoomaka" (translation: "We've Only Just Begun") as the title. This exciting, safe graduation night is provided for the seniors by their parents, interested friends, and the community of San Marino. By transforming the high school gymnasiums and surrounding grounds into a fantastic ballroom and game area — along with providing dinner, dancing, games, entertainment, prizes, gifts, snacks and breakfast — the entire community cooperates in making Grad Night a memorable experience. San Marinans look forward each year to viewing the results of this transformation miracle, during the open house tours held during the two days prior to graduation. The 1971 Grad Night Committee, under the chairmanship of Mrs. Forest W. Foster, is again planning to welcome nearly 3,000 visitors. Those business firms contributing; to this worthwhile event will be identified by a colorful window' poster. The Chamber of Commerce urges that all San Marinans say "thank you" by patronizing these firms. Community Chest Falls The Huntington School PTA has announced the formation of a charitable fund which will be used to aid the families of teachers stricken by injury or illness. Called the Huntington School Disabled Teachers Fund, the idea is the brainchild of Mrs. Leroy C. Moser, president of the Huntington PTA, andShv Of Camoaian GoalHuntington principal ^ ^m^mmwm^^mm^mu w w ■ Kenneth white. Taking stock of The 9an Marino Community Chest campaign will draw to the tragedy which befell popu-a close this week showing a total raised of $49,250, somewhat short of the original campaign goal. "We are very disappointed that we fell short of our goal of $53,750," James Gessner, campaign chairman, stated. - ■ - n x -i "This means a probable cut of BUrglaNeS RepOTted from 8-9 percent to each agency listed on our budget." San Bedford thief or TWO SAN MARINANS who will be principals in the pre-game ceremonies attendant to San Marino Night at Dodger Stadium June 5 pose with Dodger second-year star Bill Grabarkewitz. At left is Frosty Foster, president of the City Club, and, at right, David Latham, president of the Chamber of Commerce. Tickets at $4 per reserved seat are on sale at the Tribune or the high school principal's office. Titan Baseballers Wrap Up RHL Crown The San Marino Titan varsity baseball squad wrapped up the Rio Hondo League title for the second time in three years Tuesday with an exciting 4-2 victory over the visiting Bell Gardens Lancers. "The pressure's off Burglars ransacked offices of Heath-Borchei and Associates Gessner, however, thanked on Chelsea road sometime Sat-the residents of the community urday, but apparently no prop-who supported the 1970-71 Chest erty was taken, campaign. "Considering the fin- ancial situation this past year,' Las ho^ever' our results are presentable," he Gnnsfelder 73 of said, adding, "but we'd cer- r°ad reported that a tainly welcome additional dona- thieves had entered his home tions .. the night before while he was out to dinner and had removed Checks property valued at $500. The The Community Chest will ac- victim said he had left his door cept checks at any time, but unlocked, to be included in the 1970-71 ——— campaign total, the donation must be mailed by the end of the week, April 30. The address is: San Marino Community Chest, Box 8407, San Marino 91108. . . Three San Manno churches The San Marino Community will have a <<new look" Sunday, Council, which is the organiza- as their pastors exchange pul-tion that sets up the budget and pits for an major worship Pulpit Exchange Planned Sunday Mayor Lauds Oldest City Employee 5, was driving to Las Vegas for the . 6 6 The total goal of the Pasa With a new slogan this year, "Cure Cancer in Your Life Time," residents of San Marino have now contributed $3,452 in the fund-raising crusade of American Cancer Society. an-Easter week vacation. With ^ „, _ , . , ,, her, were her parents, Mr, and dena-West San Gabnel Valley Mrs. David R. Hepburn of district th.s year is $223 000. Palos Verdes Estates, and the Harry Hitchcock, district cru- three of them planned to meet sade chairman, has announced with Gill in Vegas after he the appointment of Donald made a few calls enroute on Whitwam, assistant manager of behalf of his firm, Memorex the Wells Fargo Bank in San Corporation Marino, as business chairman About 20 miles north of of the crusade for this city^ He Baker, a car speeding in ex- will serve with general chair- cess of 100 miles per hour bolt- man of San Marino David ed upon Mrs. Cyester's vehicle Latham, and residential crusade from the rear, ramming it and chairman, forcing it off the road. Beth Messner. fought for control and veered Checks may the Drive Jurf Club Picks Strub And Ryan Yeah, we know. The nice thing about dictating editorial copy is that you can use lots of words you don't know how to spell. Mrs. Ernest L. back onto the roadway, only to be side-swiped by another car. This sent the Cyester vehicle skidding out of control for 1,700 feet, a wild, spinning ride which ended in a severe crash in a drainage ditch. In the weeks that followed, Beth's parents slowly recovered from multiple injuries. Not so their daughter. For the first week, doctors gave Mrs. Cyester only a 10 percent chance to live. In the words of Gill, "It's literally a ---Turn to page 8 I Where Did They Go? April 21, 9:08 a.m. — Ambulance to Oxford road. April 21, 2:12 p.m. — Ambulance to Roanoke road. Patient transported to hospital. April 21, 3:05 p.m. — Fire equipment to Monterey road. Edison lines down. April 21, 5:04 p.m. — Fire equipment to Coniston place. Public service. April '22, 6:50 p.m. — Fire equipment to San Marino avenue. Public service. April 23, 12:44 p.m. — Ambulance to Ridgeway road. April 24, 5 a.m. — Ambulance to La Mirada avenue. Patient transported to hospital. April 24, 5:43 p.m. — Ambulance to Huntington drive. Patient transported to hospital. April 24, 5:18 p.m. — Fire equipment to Russet lane. Roof fire. April 28, 10:54 p.m. — Ambulance to Bedford road. Patient transported to hospital. April 27, 5:16 a.m. — Ambulance to Roanoke road. Patient transported to hospital. April 27, 11:02 a.m. — Ambulance to Sierra Madre boulevard. Patient transported to hospital. be sent to the American Cancer Society, 230 North Lake street, Pasadena. Anyone wishing to serve in the society's fund drive is invited to telephone the Pasadena office, 795-7774. There is one place where nobody sits up all night to see how the election came out. You guessed it — Russia. City Gets $72,372.41 The City of San Marino will receive $72,372.41 as a partial advance on its share of state-collected "in lieu" vehicle license fees. The total represents 75 percent of the vehicle license fees which the state expects to receive during the six-month Robert P. Strub and Fred H. Ryan, both of San Marino, have been re-elected as officers of the Board of Directors of Los Angeles Turf Club, Inc., wholly owned subsidiary of Santa Anita Consolidated, Inc. Strub was named for another one-year term as chairman of the board, while Ryan was again picked as president and chief executive officer. Also elected were Frank E. Kilroe, vice president ond director of racing, Royce B. Mc-Kilroe, vice president and di-retary/treasurer, and Donald R. Barnes, assistant secretary and assistant treasurer. ■Los Angeles Turf Club is now," coach Mickey Mc-Namee sighed gratefully Tuesday night. "We're taking aim on those playoffs." By winning, the Titans ran their RHL slato to a sparkling Mayor T. S. Burnett an- 10-2 with three games to play, nounced today that on Satur- La Canada, which lost Tuesday day, May 1, Edith Poyorena to redhot Duarte, 9-4, slipped will celebrate her 40th anni- to 7-5, and now only has a versary of continuous employ- mathematical chance of tieing ment with the City of San the SMHS entry at 10-5. Marino. However, since the Titans de- Mrs. Poyorena joined the city feated La Canada two out of staff in 1931, at a time when three times in the league sea- San Marino had a population son, San Marino would be de- of less then 3,000 and when the clared league champion and fire and police departments CIF representative even if the were operated with two or three two clubs eventually tied at men on duty. She has served 10-5 in the final standings. in various capacities at city The Slip hall: deputy clerk, license col- Actually, the game which lector, bookkeeper, and other po- broke La Canada's back was sitions during her tenure of 40 the hair-raising 7-4 Titan vie- years and has seen the city tory over the Spartans at San grow five-fold during her ac- Marino last Friday. That game tivities in city hall, ended with three Spartans on Mayor Burnett expressed his base when SMHS right fielder appreciation to Mrs. Poyorena Pete Shelton slipped going af- for her intense loyalty and con- administers the funds collected by the Community Chest, is scheduled to meet May 17 at 8 p.m. in the City Hall council chambers. At that time, the final distribution of funds will be approved. Also on the agenda will be the election of officers for the 1971-72 year.Boy Run Down While On Bike Four youths in a purple dune buggy got their "kicks" Monday by attempting to run down a nine-year-old San boy who was riding cycle in the 1500-block of Van Dyke road. Denis Higgins of Lorain road told police one of the passengers in the vehicle shouted, "Get him!" and another yelled an obscenity as the buggy clipped the pedal of the boy's bike and hurled him to the grpund. services. Dr. Robert W. McCleilan of San Marino Community Church will preach at the 11 a.m. service at San Marino Congregational Church. The Reverend Bertrand R. Crist will speak to the members of St. Edmund's Episcopal Church at the 10 a.m. service of worship. The pulpit at San Marino Community Church will be occupied by the Reverend Jerre Parks of St. Edmund's Episcopal Church at both the 9:15 and 11 a.m. services. lar Huntington teacher Beth Cyester, paralyzed in an auto accident April 7 of last year, Mrs. Moser and White decided step£ should be taken to provide help for the families of teachers in the district similarly struck down. No comparable fund has existed at the school before, but White and Mrs. Moser have hopes the idea will be warmly embraced by San Marinans. The concept that "charity begins at home" could have no better application, White observed. •Together' ''"Something like this could do as much to bring the community of San Marino together as it could to help the stricken," he told the Tribune. Five prominent San Marino citizens have agreed to serve as a board of trustees for the fund, supervising disbursements and promoting its worthiness. The list includes Mayor Ted Burnett, Vice Mayor Maury Jones, Board of Education Trustee Mrs. J. Bradford Crow Jr., San Marino Tribune publisher Herbert H. McCormick and White. The money will be held in trust at a local bank, and contributions will be accepted by White at Huntington School. Any residents having further questions may contact Mrs. Moser (681-7515) or White at the school (289-3691). C. R. Anderson Appointed To State Council The pastors and congrega-Marino tions of these three local his bi- churches have sponsored an ecumenical worship service on Good Friday for the past three years, and have worked together recently in the organization of this community's annual Easter Sunrise Service at Lacy Park. This pulpit exchange is the first in a series of exchanges planned for the coming year. Another exchange of pulpits is Fortunately, young Denis suffered only a jammed finger in for"*October Y the senseless assault. Clifford R. Anderson Jr., of Oak Knoll avenue was appointed last week to the Council of Intergovernmental Relations by Acting Governor Ed Reinecke. A lawyer, Anderson will succeed Ross Barrett of Los Angeles, who resigned. The agency is responsible for linking the state and local governments and encouraging an inter-gov-ernmental approach to solving problems. Anderson has been long active in Republican party politics. period ending May 31. The bal- Santa Anita's racing subsidiary ance of the actual amounts will which conducts annual thor-be paid in June. oughbred meetings at the park. SPECTACULAR STUNTS like this will be part of the show tomorrow nig student body presents hypnoist George Sharpe. Admission for the show, -•■* is $1 for students and $1.50 for adults. t when the high school ch begins at 8:30 p.m., ter a deep fly, fell, got up and finally caught the ball for the final out. Pete later explained that he had slipped on an iron drainage grate. Had he not main--—Turn to page 6 'Key Tag Days' Start Tomorrow A total of 75 San Marino merchants will be rolling out the red carpet Friday and Saturday for holders of key tags during the ninth annual "Key Tag Discount Days." The event, sponsored by the high school Key Club to raise money for scholarships, makes it possible for key tag owners to receive discounts of from 10-35 percent at the participating stores. ¿r Key tags iri&y be purchased in front of the Huntington Market today, Friday or Saturday, or by calling Trent Lyon at 795-4083 or Tracy Totten at 281-3455. Hypnotist To Perform At SM High Hypnotist George Sharpe will perform in the auditorium, of San Marino High tomorrow from 8:30-9:45 p.m. The public is invited to view the performance, which will cost $1 per student and $1.50 per adult. Sharpe will hypnotize about 20 people, including students, teachers and parents. Reverend David Jones of the San Marino Community Church is one who has volunteered to be hypnotized. Proceeds will go to bolster the sagging treasury of thè high school student body, which 1s more than $1.000 in the red this year, according to activities commissioner John Watson. veyed the appreciation of the members of city hall and residents for her long and active service. He described the driver as a male black in his teens and the three passengers as male whites, also in their teens.City Officially In Rose Parade San Marino formally accepted an Invitation Monday to enter a float in the 83rd annual Rose Parade, January 1, 1972, in Pasadena. The offer was extended by Tournament of Roses President Virgil J. White on behalf of the Association's Executive Committee. Theme of the upcoming festival, which will feature 60 floats, 21 bands and 180 equestrians, is "The Joy of Music." San Marino entered its first parade in 1931 and has been a participant seven times. The city captured Sweepstakes honors in 1932 and won the Grand Marshal's Trophy in 1969 with the entry, "A Day at the Huntington library." Titan Tracksters Annex Loop Title The San Marino High varsity track squad got by Duarte, 68-47, last Thursday to run its Rio Hondo League record to 4-0 and clinch another loop championship. Only La Canada at 3-1 has a chance to catch SMHS, but the Titans knocked off the Spartans March 25 to gain the advantage in the case of a tie in league standings. Today, the Titan thinclads host Temple City in the final March 25 to gain the advantage in the case of a tie in league 'AT YOUR SERVICE' says Frank Lloyd, one of the dads who will serve at the Congregational Church's annual Mothers Day Pancake Breakfast the morning of May 9. Sampling some of the flapjack fare which will be served to the community on the big day are, left to right, Mns. Ter ranee Curran, Mrs. Lloyd, Kim Sollenberger and Mrs. David Sollenberger. standings. .«..>./. Today, the Titan thinclads host Temple City in the final dual meet of the campaign. Jamie Fleming, a junior who says he wants to play football again next fall after competing two years ago as a freshman, led the Titan assault at Duarte with double victories of 10.0 in the 100-yard dash and 23.3 in the 220. The 10.0 time was the fastest of the year for Jamie, but the 23.3 was his slowest. Asked about that, he explained the Diparte track was in poor shape with the exception of the strip used for the 100-yard dash. Affected Times of other Titan runners were similarly affected. Mike Roffina waltzed to a 54.7 clocking in winning the 440, Dick Mapel to a 2:05.9 victory in thè 880, and Ivan Porta to a 4:55.8 triumph in the mile run. In the field events, Randy Freberg lept 21-7% to win the long jump by one-half inch. Jeff Eddy took the high jump at 6-0, and Bob Kaye muscled the shot-put 47-0 to outdistance all Falcons. The Titans may yet lodge a protest over the ruling in the 440 relay which gave the vie-tory to Duarte." Fleming was edged by the Falcon anchor man, according to the judges, but the Titans may have pic-tares which prove otherwise. The San Marino Bees beat Duarte, 48-47, and the Cees were defeated by DHS, 53V4-32VJ. Rio Hondo League prelims will be held next Tuesday afternoon at La Canada. u-1 ;