Van Nuys News And Van Nuys Call, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1915, Van Nuys, California THE VAN MUYS NEWS AND THE VAN WYS CALL VOLUME IV VAN NUYS, FRIDAY, J ONE 11, 1915 NUMBER 41 VAN NUYS REPRESENTED AT FLOOD CONTROL MEETING CAMP riRE GIRLS FINE SHOW- ING IN OFT PAGEANT Designed Decoration Worked Out by Pupils The Van Nuys high school float, en- tered by the Camp Fire Girls last Sat- urday in parade in Los Angeles of the county schools, attract- ed much attention along the entire route and also won a prize ars being one of the most artistic floats entered. The Van Nuys float was designed to represent a nook of the Camp Fire Girls, where iuui'leeii ol tlie lilgl school girls, garbed as Indian maidens, grouped about, shelling corn, -weaving and looking after the camp fire. It was staged on the large truck of the organ factory. The decorations were all designed and mounted by the girls themselves and the teachers of.the schools. In the decoration evergreen branches anc forest flowers were used to bring out the real wild effect. All the city papers commented on the general atractlveness of our school's entry. This parade and those on the two days preceding were said to be the most comprehensive school displays ever held in the United States. Vis itors and tourists were amazed at the pageant. Tlie spirit of our high school is to be commended in making this entry. A] though not yet a year old it is making a fine record in general efficiency, in athletics, in music, in art, in literature and in fact all school endeavors. The .young ladies who rode in the were: Rosamond Smith, Lorena Smith, Lauratfa Hendrick, Linda Lehman, Jen- nie Campbell, Marjorie Petit, Doris Baton, May Eddy, Laura HufEaker, Alta Franklin, Edna Vin- cent, Lillian Ramgren, Irene Witmer. Lucy Jfappoose; jjiuua runa- way, Bluebird; John Cunningham, Owl. Three delegates from the Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce, Wm. Andrew, C. A. Bevis and N. J. BalMns, attended Ue Seed control meeting he'd in the Sail of Records, Tuesday forenoon. There was a large representation from all parts of lie county. F. M. Keffer was also present from here as a dele- gate of the San Fernando Valley fed- erated commercial bodies. The business before the meeting was to reconsider the bill- for flood prevention in Los A'ngeles county, pre- viously approved by the county asso- ciation and which was passed by the legislature. It is now up to the gov- ernor for his signature. This bill pro- vides for a blanket bond Issue over the entire county except a portion of the Antelope valley, to form a general county district and provide funds to carry on the work, according to plans approved by the county board of su- pervisors. It will be remembered' that the News opposed this plan and that the Van Nuys 'delegation voted solidly against it at the meeting when it was approved. The attorney general has rendered an opinion to the governor, that if this HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING IS NOW IN USE DFIHWFn.1inVJH WIMMF IUJUL.IILV IIV1HL IILLUUI'IL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RECEPTION WAS A BRILLIANT AFFAIR SOCIALLY 1 INTELLECTUALLY Girt Were Shorn ffie Various AttractlonVof San Fernando Was Dis- sipated i Song, Humor and to Women id Floweiy Speech Harked tte-Daj as a Memorable One bill should become a law, ii would impossible to organize flood control districts under, other acts which would not conflict with the general county district proposed; that if the general county district should be formed under this act, and the people would not vote the bonds, all menaced districts would be powerless to get protection until this act could be repealed, which would take several years. On account this opinion, the gov- ernor requested an expression from the people of the county, what they de- sired him to do under the circumstan- ces. A vote was taken of the differ- ent civic organizations of the county, represented at the meeting, which re- sulted strongly in favor of the gover- nor signing the bill. The Van Nuys delegation voted against.it. EDITORS FROM ALL OVER 18. MEET ANGELES THIRTIETH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION WOMAN'S CLUB ENTERTAINED BY PROFESSOR COOKMAN The Woman's Club held a regular meeting on Wednesday afternoon, at the home of Mrs. George Homan, on Sherman Way, Mrs. L. C. Jr., receiving with Mrs. Homan. Two very interesting reports of the state convention lately held in San Francisco were given by Mrs. M. N. Callender and Mrs. L: C. Kimball, Jr., who attended and brought back per- sonal impressions of the big gathering. Mrs. D. T. Reynolds told of tho Reci- procity Day and musical program the Lankershim Woman's Club, and Mrs. Houghton reported Federation Day of 'the Laurel Canyon Club, which she and Mrs. Elise Kerchkoff attended last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. M. N. Callender, chairman of the membership committee, submitted the following four names for member- ship in the club: Mrs. L. Cornwall, Mrs. W. Cornwall, Mrs. C. M. Beecher and Mrs. R. M. Blodget." Two new members were welcomed into tffe club George Salisbury and Mrs. W. F. Keller. Mrs. L. C. Kimball, Jr., president of tlie Owensmouth Woman's Club, ex- tended a pleasing invitation to theVan Nuys Club to attend a "Play Day" to tie given at Workman ranch, the home of Mrs. Ed. Morris, on Friday, June 25. The program of the afternoon was a delightful one, and was heard with very evident interest and pleasure by the large number oE members and guests present. Alfred Cookman, of the department of bilogy in the Uni- versity of Southern California, ana rep- resentative of the Fish and Game Com- mission of California, delivered a force- ful and eloquent lecture on the sub- ject, "Observation of Bird Life in Southern illustrated with many beautiful and attractive speci- mens of our native feathered folk. Mr.Cooktnan's lecture was both pleas- ing and entertaining, and his earnest plea for the protection of the birds stirred the hearts of his audience with a greater interest, appreciation and love for the birds of this great golden state of Guests of the club were Mrs. J. Mc- Bride, Mrs. C. Peterson, Mrs. W. Crutuff, of Van-Nuys; Mrs. F. D. Jar- loe of Owensmoutb, and Mrs. C. Good- hue of Pasadena. At the close of the program the hostesses served delicious refresh- ments, and a social half hour was en- joyed. Newspaparmen of Whole, State Unite to Welcome Plans to tireei visuuru by Local Associations LOS ANGELES, June Jrom every section of the "United States will meet in Los Angeles June 29 for the thirtieth annual convention of the National Editorial association, and elaborate plans are under way for entertaining the visiting newspaper nen and their families. A special train will bring them over the Santa Fe, which will leave Chi- cago June 23, and stops will be made all along the route, in Kansas, Colo- rado, New Mexico and Arizona. The 'jst stop before reaching California will be at the Grand Canyon, where the excursionists will spend Sunday, June 27.' The next day they will ar- rive at San Bernardino, and they will be entertained in the orange belt cities. Side trips to Riverside and Redlands have been planned. The editors' special will reach Los Angeles Monday evening, June 28, at o'clock, accompanied by delega- tions from the California Press associ- ation, Southern California Editorial association, County Press association, the Press club of Los Angeles and the 1915 Entertainment committee. As- signment of hotel quarters will be made at the Huntington hotel, and the official headquarters for the convention will be at the Gates hotel. The convention will open on the morning of Tuesday, June 29, and will adjourn at noon. On the afternoon of that day the women of the party will be entertained at a reception given by the Women's Press club, and the 300 editors will be taken in charge by the Press club of Los Angeles for a very unique affair at Inceville, the moving picture city of the New York Motion 3icture company, down where the 5auta Monica mountains join the Pa- cific ocean. It is planned to be tie entertainment feature of the conven- tion. The big event of the afternoon will be a "Mission so called be cause it will be staged in a big mission 'set" at the Inceville studio. Plans for the entertainment of the visitors are being worked out by Thomas H [nee, director-general of the picture company, and Alfred A. Cohn, chair man of the entertainment committee of the Press club. Governor Johnson will be present and speak at the bar becue, and wild west stunts will be "nulled oil" by the "buckaroos" of the The Chamber of Commerce enter-] tainment of the editors of Los Angeles County and their families, last Mon- day, was carried out in the usual char- acteristic Van Nuys manner. -The guests reached here on the two o'clock car in the afternoon, and were met by. automobiles provided by the Van-Nuys Realty Board, and given a trip through the northern and western part ot the San Fernando Valley. At the old Mis'- sion, several "boxes of the Valley's fin; est oranges were distributed among the party, a contribution from J. 'L. Eicholz, editor of the San Fernando Democrat. A short stop was made at the Aqueduct reservoir, and iroisi there the Chatsworth Boulevard was followed along the north hills, which gave the visitors a beautiful view of the Valley, and also allowed them to see the Owens River water flowing down over our fertile acres through the large temporary irrigation ditch. Chatsworth and Owensmouth were visited. At the latter place, the party was show'n through the Elliott-Brant Dairy by D. of the proprie- tors, who gave an interesting descrip- tion of the methods used in this estab- lishment. The fine herd of Guernsey cows and the strictly sanitary condi- tions of the buildings and surround- ings drew the admiration of everyone. The to the new Topanga Can- yon drive was carefully noted by many who are planning a trip through this scenic route from the, ocean side at a later date. The return was made over.Sherman Way. All- along thisjboulevard co.utt .be .heard of surprise, a! the growth of the young orchards anc ave been built during the last four, ears. The beet fields also presented pretty sight. Reaching Van Nuys, a short trip was _.ade through the outskirts, of the own, giving a general idea of the high lass of residences and a view of the loughton alfalfa ranch. On account f lack of time, the visit to the organ actory had to be abandoned. The ight-seeing concluded at the ew high school building. Here, a pecial committee of the Woman's Club nd the teachers of the schools re- eived the visitors. After going hrough the building, a demonstration f the pipe organ in the large audi- orium was given by Ernest M. Doug- ass, one of the reading organists of jos Angeles, who delighted the gather- ng with several selections. Stanley 4.. Williams, voicer at the Van Nuys actory, explained in detail the various tops, while Mr. Douglass demon- trated the different effects as he went ilong. All who heard the organ were oud in their praise of the splendid me. At the conclusion of the recital, Mrs. H. J. Whitley, in a few appropriate re- marks, welcomed the visitors on be- lalf of the Woman's Club. A short rest was then taken, while the visitors mingled with the townspeople who had gathered at the high school. The juilding and its excellent equipment drew further attention and_ many flat- :ering expressions. Shortly after the dinner pre- pared for the occasion by the Ladies' Aid Society of the Presbyterian Church was served in Whitson Hall. The ta- bles were aranged in the shape ot a arge U. Down the center was another STREET WORK WILL BE DELAYED TEMPORARILY Following a conference of attorneys representing bond-buying firms and the county counsel, Wednesday, it was practically agreed that proceeding? should be instituted to obtain a court decision on the validity of all bond: issued under the 1907 Road Improve- ment District Act. This proceeding will temporarily delay all contracts re- cently awarded, Including Van Nuys. 'pulled studio. The food served at the studi will come from the Inceville ranch, am Inceville steers and hogs' will donate the meat. The detailed program wil be announced later. The affair will be limited by invitation to the editoria visitors. Southern California editor and members of the Press club. The convention will last for thre er capita has grown 4.96 per cent. Cach American's theoretical equity in lis country's wealth is six times as jreat now as it was in 185. More than 15 per cent of the na- .ioual wealth, or about s real estate that is exempted from taxation. This includes public works and property used for religious and charitable purposes. Of the present national wealth.. is in taxed real prop- erty and improvements; )00 represents railroads and their equipment; is in manu- factured products; is in furniture, vehicles and the like; is in livestock, and in manufacturing machinery, :ools and implements. The richest state is XOTT York, with of property wealth. Then comes Illinois, with 000, and Pennsylvania, with Britain's national wealth was esti- mated a year or so ago at and Germany's in 1908 at The Young Married People's class of the Van Nuys M. E. church held L1IK1I1 111U11LIUJ UUamcoo uncULUlg, uuu. social Tuesday evening, June S, at the lome of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Kimble, iighth and. Castro. After a short business session vocal solos were rendered by Howard Len- nox, Mrs. P. F. Edinger and Mr. Wm. Douglas. In the autobiographical contest which followed, Mr. R. M. Blodgett iroved an easy winner. After an ex- citing contest in repeating a nonsense ingle in which most of those present ost out at an early stage of the game, Mrs. 0. C. House was voted winner. The division of which H. M. Lennox was captain won out in the whistling contest. After refreshments of ice cream and cake the guests departed voting the affair a grand success. Those present 'ere: Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Kimble, Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Mayo, Mr. and Mrs. R. Ra- lier, Mr. and Mrs. H. Beecher, Mr. and UTS. 0. C. House, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Harding, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Blodgett, Ur. and Mrs. Wm. Douglass, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Messer, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Bevis, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Green, Mr. and Mrs. Van Horn, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Graham, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Lennox, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Gilbert, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sipple, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Bevis, Mr. R. Wood, Mrs. P. F. Edinger, Mr. Frank Mayo. CUPID STRIKES YOUNG BUSINESS MAN STATE POULTRY INDUSTRY PROTECTED BY LEGISLATION The News takes pleasure in announ- cing that our poultry industry will be safe from the encroachment of foreign eggs. The anti-Chinese egg B. 184, 185 and been signed by Gov. Johnson. These measures provide for the labeling of all imported eggs which are brought into California from a foreign country. Under the provisions of the bill the word "imported" must be stamped on the egg cases so that the buyer of such eggs-will be informed that he is purchasing other than the domestic article. It is also provided that the places where imported eggs are used, such as bakeries, and where they are sold shall display conspicuously signs in forming the public that this class of cgcs are on sale. The bills are designed for the pur peso ot protecting the Calttornia poul try industry against the Chinese eggs which are imported from China and sold in California at a price lower than the California product can be pro duced. Charles Daniels, assistant' secretary to H. J. Whitley, and Miss Alice nncy, both of Los Angeles, will be married Wednesday, June 23d, at the home of the prospective bride. They will make their home in Los Angeles. Mr. Daniels, aside from being a rising young business man, is a prominent athlete, and claims the proud distinc- tion of having landed a clean single off Walter Johnson, during a game played in which Daniels, as a young- ster, took part. Here's hoping Charley will make a "home run" in this com- ing important game. FIRST ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT Organ Prelude March and Chorus from Tannhauser (Wag- H. P. Lane. from Fifth Symphony Address to Cur- tis D. Wilbur. Heroique (Bon- Awarding of H. Bean, City Board of Education. A. Thomson. Organist, Miss Ina Goodwin, Pasadena. Wednesday evening, June 16th, o'Clock.