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   Van Nuys News And Van Nuys Call, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1915, Van Nuys, California                               THE VAN NUYS NEWS AND THE VAN NUYS CALL NUYS, OALIFOBNIA, FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 1915 NUMBER 30 III TDAPtf MPFT ill inHun WES JUD HENDRICKS Gfl SEVEN MEDALS.AT 1HIINGTON PARK Seven Schools Enteted-RetofloaiKl Hitiigen PatK Tie for first Place-Forties Hakes The bay section track meet that was held last Saturday at Huntington Park resulted in a victory of seven medals fOTOur school. The schools entered were Van Nuys, San Fernando Owens mouth Burbank, Inglewood, Redondo Huntington Park. The boys wh entered from Van Nuys were Herscha Forbes, Alfred a-.-_. Ison and William Imbach. The latter two failed by a narrow margin, to a place, but Herschal Forbes won four medals, two gold ami t-o silver, and Hendricks three medals, one gold, one silver and one bronze. This gave a of twenty-five points, while the two schools, Redondo and Hunt- ington Park, that tied for first place lad only twenty-nine points each. Redondo's total number of entrants was seventeen men, Huntington Park s thirteen, while only four were entered from 'Van Nuys. Considering the number of men entered from Van Nuys the boys certainly made a fine record One of pur men, Herscha Forbes, made the highest individual score of the meet, with sixteen points, 3 Tower of Eedondo being second with fifteen points. Even the Van Tjuvs suits caught the eyes of the> spec- tators and caused ma-ny Comments. Van Nuys is getting much publicity by its track team, and the ?eam is deserving of loyal support by made by Forbes and Hendricks in the following events: Forbes, first in low hurdles. Forbes, first in the broad jump; dis ih'the 440-yard dash Forbes! second in the discus throw HendricKS, ui'ai m 81 Hendricks, second in the shot put. "in the broad jump and the discus throw This meet is open to all high cnntTiprn California, anu scnoois PUBLIC FAREWELL FOR DR. AND MRS. PATTEN A public farewell reception will be next Tuesday evening, March Mrs. W. P. Whitsett, at their home on Sherman Way in onor of Dr. and Mrs. E. E. Patten who expect to leave for Maine about April 3rd. A general invitation is ex- ended to all friends to be present. The eception will be held from .eight to ur and Mrs. Patten came to Van Nuys from the Imperial Valley when he town was first started, in 1911, and during their stay here made a host of friends, who are sorry to learn that urgent business in the East will compel the doctor to give up large practice here, and that the family will 36 obliged to leave at once. Dr W F. Keller of Sawtelle has purchased the practice and will take on East Sev- enth street, has been sold to William Andrew, who will take possession as soon as it is vacated. The reception Tuesday evening is in- tended to gather together all the riends of Dr. and Mrs. Patten and Is extended to all parts of" the' Van'-Nuys-Owensmouth tract which the doctor has served so ably and satisfactorily. inuru i unflC MK1AD1TV VALLII DI LHIUJL riHJimm FJ1E VOTE MS 681 FOR AND 25 Ml POLLS A TOTAL OF 418 VOTES MH ONLY 14 AGAINST to City 1-HanyWils to De Derived by City io Aiming THIS Tenitoiy- Valley is Open and Stands on It's Merits SUNDAY ,6 An interdenominational Sunday school convention, comprising all the schools in the San Fernando VaUey totrict, will be held in Van Nuys Fri- dav April 16th. A committee from he'local churches is now busy com- leting the arrangements, and will an- nounc! the place of meeting and the program at an early date. WORK ON STATE H1GHM ALONG COAST ROUTE RUSHED MARKED PROGRESS TO BE MADE DURING' SUMMER MONTHS Announcement State Highwa Commissioner Shows Rapid Work on Link Between Two Fairs LOS ANGELES, March 23 travel between Sa tween San Francisco will be routed through Marcos pass and Foxen canyon this summer This important announcement was mace last week by C. N. Darlington ot the state highway com Marked progress will be .made in the construction of the coast highway this The election held in the San Fer- nando Valley annexation district last Saturday resulted in a unanimous verdict in favor of. becom- ing an integral part of the city of Los Angeles. The total vote in the dis- trict was 681 for, and There were five polling UVB Owensmouth, ma and Hoscoe-and all returned rge majorities for the proposition, he vote of each was as follows Van for; 14 against for; none, against. for; 2 against for; 7 against. for; 2 against There were 416 votes polled at Van uys but five were spoiled. The total vote polled, while showing good percentage of the registration, as considerably below the present opulation of the district included, as many of the residents have riot been Tthe state or precinct long elough to cquire the legal right to vote ihe nterest manifested by these pewcom- rs, however, in assisting to get out he vote, showed conclusively that they were fully in accord the ;eneral sentiment. f> The proposition is now UP to tne city and a vote will likely-he taken re May t L two-thirds majority was required in this district, hut in the city a majority only is Fanaticism or ignorance are the only factors that can prevent a favorable vote in the city, as the benents to be derived from the acquisitipn of_ this territory are so great manifest from a plain business standpoint tha it is difficult to imagine a negate district has agreed to assum its proportionate share of all the bar bor abduct and power bond.; of tt citv aggregating approximately ?4U has voted the city except ilia A3nShasS n-r the use of the surplus aqueduct water, sufficient to irrigate the lands in this district, at a price named the citv water board; will pay its share ot future city taxes; will pay tee same rate for domestic water as is charged in the city; will by the immediate use of the surplus water allow the early power from the aqueduct; will offer to the city a field for expansion that already highly developed wi h boulevards, good roads, schools churches, highway lighting systems and other second to none in California; will bring to the city the highest grade uf citizenship witt the people who have populated the valley and are busily engaged in 111 narts in developing their five, ten land twenty acre ranches; will furms la garden spot where the city's water may he put to the most profitable use both to the city and the consumer. These are facts that no reasonable citizen of Los Angeles can ignore, if he is concerned in the city's welfare, and they can easily be verified by a WHOLE COUNTY TO JOIN IN GREAT MAY FESTIVAL Every town in the county is expect- ed to participate in the magnificent fiesta, beginning May 1st that wiU in- augurate the 1915 General Committee intent series. With a beautl- ufnoral" pageant in pening of the rodeo at the stadium f the afternoon, and the brilliantly eautiful electrical parade in the eveu- ng, May Day of expositions year prom- ses to.be long remembered in the SOTheafiesta committee is headed by Motlev H. Flint, and Includes Mrs. A. Twaters, Mrs. D. C. McCan Walter Desmond, Frank Wiggins, Randolph H. Miner, A. J. Bartonneau, Freeman G. Teed, J. L. Matthews and J. D. la0- first pageant will tell the stop of the golden West. All sorts of his tone paraphernalia will be included in the display. The county towns will au with floats in this, as well as in the great floral parade that will be held the following Monday. Civic organizations fraternal bodies, societies, lodges and bands from every section of the counts- are invited to lend their aid in making the nine days of fiesta and rodeo the greatest occasion the Southland ever known. The Southern California Edison Company is offering a special bargain on its Hotpoint Combination Cooker, to atroduce them in this neighborhood. The regular price of the cooker s So, but from April 1st until May 8th, if tie stoves Ssst that long, they will sell at a special price of 13.35. Your attention is called to the company's ad in this issue of the News. OLIVE DAY RECALLS HISTORY OF FRUIT IN CALIFORNIA GEORGE DRAKE JR. MAKING A GAME FIGHT IN HERALD CONTEST Handicapped by Recent Fourth in Wednesday tot District Prize by Good Map George Drake, Jr., Van Nuys' youth- ful aspirant for one of the automobiles offered by the Lc.s Angeles Evening Herald in its subscription contest, is making a game fight to land in first place at the finish and capture the larse car Steadily creeping up on the" rest of his competitors, he was in fourth place in the entire list on Wed- nesday, and had a good lead over his nearest rival for the district prize. Less than points were be- tween him and first place in urn w ea- 3 contest closes next Friday, and George says he hopes to win. Unfortunately, this young hustler has been ill the past week, and un- less he gets out soon he will he de- pendent on his friends to look after his interests during the closing days of the campaign. On account of this illness he was obliged to miss the performance of "The Shepherd of the Hills" at the Majestic Theatre, as one of the twenty-five leading contestants, who were guests of the Herald Monday evening. He generously gave his place to his young sister, Ella, who was ac- companied by his father. George believes in keeping up the record of Van Nuys for "doing things. We admire his spirit, and hope he lands first. FIRST TREES PLANTED NEAR SAN DIEGO IN 1768 Franciscan FatheTTplanted Cuttings Around AH Missions as They Were Established P. homeyofaMrs. Ida S. Bailey, on West 13 The6 meeting was called to order by the president, Mrs. T. J. Magner The of the afternoon was delight- ful, interesting and instructive and was in charge of Miss Mom- Glendale, who in a very wav addressed the society on Ireland ana be DUt into p for eaay ,g the Santa Ynez rive s is in fair shape a ill be greatly improve [grade scheduled for April wm be completed between Los Angeles [iTa Camarillo. From Ventura to Car 1 pinteria the Rincon road is m good 1 roads are provided from Carpmteria into Santa Barbara. From Santa Barbara tie road is tc, th MEASURE AUTHORIZING10S ANGELES COUNTHO ISSUE BONDS 1NPM OF BIG WHIPPED INTO SHAPE fater and Conservation District-Supervisors Will Have Power to Appoint Comnussion to Have Actual Supervision of Construction Work and Maintenance after the "address many questions were a hour, delicious re- freshments were served by the society. BesTdes the members tne following I canyon the roads are goo roafl wi diORAMENTO, Mar. for r Benedict as a substitute for 'former bill on the Mrs. Cnrg jaures, r-q-ttn_' Mrs. D. M. Gibson, Mrs. M. U detour iruui Mrs W. J. Petit and Mrs. J. L. Bake., o a theQce w NipomOi oceano, I lul'v- __ T OhlRTlO. It has been found, however, that would amount practically to con no ineuce w Edna and San Luis Ohispo. However the Guadampe detour wi done 'away with in another mont The Van Nuys-Owensmouth-Marian Growers' and Canning Association opened an office for the transaction, o its business, Thursday, m the First National Bank building. It will oc- cupv the room south of the Bevis Bros CTocerv G. F. Kelly of Owensmouth has heen selected by the executive committee to assist Manager Boulan- ger and keep the books of the associa- tion. Mr. Kelly is a thorough and ex- perienced accountant. At a meeting of the executive committee Wednes- dav it was decided to go ahead wits the' buHdings at once. No general contract will be let, it being the inten- Uon to have the building committee award the different branches of the work to local contractors, and have the done under an inspector to be employed by the association. If annexation carries in the city, Mav 4th all registered voters in this have a vote at the gen- eral city election in June, when a major and ceundlmen are to elected. e none awaj nnu From San Luis Obispo the state highway is open as far as Atascadero, andThe road from Paso Robles to Brad- ley at present is via Estrella on the rang City-Bradley road. The road on rheEwest side of the Salinas will be ed s "'nf'.pncp, of the The new public utility act, carrying nto effect the provisions of the con- titutional amendment adopted at the November election, passed in the sen- grade the roads are in good conditi tn Salinas From Salinas to Nati dad v a the San Juan grade they are fair. Grading off the San Juan grade n effort will be made to ob- second bill No. 600 allows cities to turn over to the railroad commis- sion certain other regulating powers over public utilities not carried by the "TiWexcept alien teachers from the" provisions of the law against the payment of public funds to any fore.gn- crs was introduced in the upper house byThebain is Sied to meet the .opin ion of Attorney General U. S. Webb, voiced a month ago, to the effect that for any foreigner to be in ublic employ or to, receive puiinc elhe assembly, the chief interest entered in the fight over Assembb- Grant's bill rdatlng to ory attendance of children in the CT0heSbill provides a new age limit for attending school-seven to sixteen in- LOS ANGELES, Mar. On Cali fornia Ripe Olive day, March 31 olive growers and olive packers will not onlydo honor to the ripe olive hut irnrk that Califor- ia has done in spreading abroad ospel of the ripe olive. In fact, one f the most interesting things in con- nection with the plans of California Ripe Olive day has been the attention hat has been called to the history of the olive and to those who are respon- sible for the perfection of the ripe Itwas in 176S teat Father Junipero Serra led a party of Franciscan tethers iron, their Mission in Lower Califor Sa northward into the wild and then Unknown territory which is now the SSSion was established at San Diego. Around this mission fhey planted an orciiard, containin principaUy the varieties of fruit grow in southern Europe. As they marched northward to e tablish other missions, they took wit them cuttings and seedlings from thi parent orchard, and in tWs way deve oped orchards adjacent to twenty otter missions which they established in different parts of the state. Ihus the science of horticulture was mtro- NOTICE All friends interested in Van Nuys winning the Los Angeles Herald auto- mobile contest will please hand their subscriptions to Stanley Beedy, as I am confined to my home with illness. 1 hope to be out in a few days. Stand by me and Van Nuys, good people, and JR. re belongs fte credit for starting the ripe olive of California upon its march _to commercial triumph. She had been forced to take over an olive grove near next day she began work ,0-rur.AV PARTY. IN HONOR OF MISS KATHERINE WHITSET! The beautiful home of Mr. and Mrsl W P Whitsett, on Sherman Way, wad the scene of a very merry gatherin on Friday evening, Miss entertained two of the classes of thi Presbyterian Sunday School, namels the B Y. D. Class and the Boy Coirl rades. About forty young people werl present. In the early evening the tractive grassy patio rang with thi fun and frolic of outdoor games; latel progressive travel was enjoyed ti prizes being captured by Miss Mario Bowman and Ross Rehart. When the guests were invited mt the dining room, a dainty and pretl surprise awaited them in the form t an immense birthday cake, beautiiuil decorated with confections of violej and pink roses. Miss Katherme Whl sett in honor of whose birthday til cake had been prepared, was as surprised as were her guests j The usual articles incident to nirm day cakes were hidden in this one, al were eagerly sought by the hap young people. The ring was found I the piece falling to Benjamin Ht dricks, the dime fell to Shirley faker the thimble was found by HI old Morrison, the penny showed upl Alfred Hendricks' portion, but elusive needle did not appear. A very enjoyable evening was spe the departing guests wishing M Katherine many happy returns of j day. ___ rough 'stretch of nearly two miles be- tween Santa Clara and San Jose borne by all the proper the terms of the bill1 the su sss-SSsSSJSS It U unfortunate It unor highway system could not be complet- ed before the opening of the San Francisco exposition. But the unset- tled condition of the bond market and lack of necessary funds have delayed ,d San Jose. struction ana mam-. jae com that California's said .district The salary_ or he f.xed by the super e best ripe flives that he had ever encouraged Mrs. Ehmann and upon investigation she found that her o ives were far superior to other ripe o ves on the market. She disposed of ,er crop to Oakland grocers, retain- m measure compelling him to attend provision is rnade.glv- ,g the "judge of the Juvenile jourt power ViS LONDON, Mar. ?2.-Tf the ATr.cn can relief work in Belgium not kept 7 000.000 Belgians will be in a sorry plight, as the American food is an ihat is keeping them from according to former Senator Late Young of lowa, on the American re lief committee, who has returned from Belgium. the work.____ FRIDAY Notices have been posted for the election to be held Friday, April 2d, to select five high school trustees and one grammar school trustee. The election will be held at the grammar school The liigli school trustees to SWhen it comes to the issuance of a chance en bonds! the people will uge o ower to compel a child to attend school until eighteen years of age if it private schools to teach grades equal to those f the state schools. cent. party instituting or tj in the shall nrnv The high school trustees to bo MrH prou ed are snpposeo to t (ill it It; v-j 1 the trusts elected at the recent elec- tion on July 1st, hut in case the c, 5 01 Los Angeles votes favorably on annex- ation May 4th, the control of all the schools in the annexed territory will pass to the city board of education. that this g ator rights perty thp for tho other sido. liaThe return of California shrimps to the public markets througli, the.pass F a bill by Senator San isco appears dustry practlca-lly ended. icr crop i" o- n'K onlv enough to be used as sam- ,lfs With these samples she invaded the and introduced the Call ornla ripe olives in New York and Philadel- phia. ________ OWENS RIVER WATER IS PALATABLE AND WHOLESOME The Owens River Water is palat- able wholesome and sanitary. 1 his is tho decision reached by Works and which was handed down last Friday in denying the injuncUon to restrain tho city of Los Angeles from delivering the water to Us in- habitants. The hearing of this case lasted for months, and has cost the citv a lar-e sum of money. The per- sons askini? the injunction were con- fronted with the evidence of some ot he lemiinu experts on bacteriology and sanitary engineering in the United States, who testified, after personal in- ion and tests, that the water is ulr'-omc fit for human rnnsnmn- Tims entls another boomerang, for such the action was conslrlerrd by thp great majority of the people of the city. NEW HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETES ORGANIZATIJ The newly-elected board of trust! for the Van Nuys Union High Sen District met Saturday evening at grammar school building, and cl plated its organization. All the ml hers were present. Charles J. FoJ was elected president, and George Jess was elected clerk. A budget was presented by Supei ins Principal Nathan F. Smith, si inl the amount of available funds hand, and the various needs in pleting the building. L The hoard then took under adl ment the matter of employing a f petent landscape artist to pre plans for fixing up all of the I school grounds. Several bids were presented foi pmiipmtmt of the stage in the rium, but were held over lor fug consideration. There were no bids presented TcL stable and shed, as the architect] not completed the plans and tions. REVIVAL MEETINGS AT THE M. E. CHI Revival meetings are being! every evening in the Methodist_cl The co-operation of all Christiail nle is earnestly desired. Let. usj a common cause In tho intcrc; Christ's kingdom, and religious of the community. We cordial vite the public to thge   

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