Van Nuys Valley News, December 15, 1957

Van Nuys Valley News

December 15, 1957

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Valley News, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1957, Van Nuys, California t All Volley Stores Now Open Each Evening Until Christmas Per 5 Copy MAIN OFFICE 14539 Sylvan St.. Van Celif. 5ST 6-7111 3-2051 Mail P.O. nex Van Nuys RESEDA OFFICE 7035 ReMda Blvi CANOGA PARK OFFICE 7210 Jordan Canoga Fork. Dlanoi CIRCULATION Phmw OFFICE STatt 0-0414 2-9450 She 68 PAGES and VALLEY GREEN SHEET Established 1911 WEST VALLEY Edition 46th Year LEADS IN CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING LEADS IN HOME DELIVERIES No. 65 Expressed Editorially By WALTER MENDENHALl Blame Tax Hikes on Spiraling Payroll THE WRONG NUMBER reported ircrte tax- payers are cooling off a bit. petitions are be- ing circulated for recall of Assessor Quinn. Which is fundamentally out of tune. years ago News-Grapher served sev- eral months on a city-coun- ty government with e v e r a 1 good accountants. Wa dis- covered a number of func- tions that could be consoli- with sav- ings to taxpayers. But our recommendations to the City Council and Board of Super- visors got exactly nowhere. Those officials prepare the many of our citizens voting FOR burden some bond issues. The As- sessor merely cuts the cloth to fit demands. Marge insists the doc has many friends the wag was put in his tai instead of his tongue. YMCA A SAVIOR OF YOUTH Young Men's Christian Association of Los Angeles district is observing its dia xnond anniversary this year For it was 75 years ago the was stoned in the City of then a dust pueblo of hi this three-quarters of a cen tury the organization has en joyed a marvelous growth rescuing thousands of 'young men from degradation one converting them into good citizens. Long live and pros- per the the Boy Scouts of America and simi- lar organizations. A REAL LET DOWN Don was buying a foun- tain pen for his son. I gushed the clerk. Don re- plied. expecting a con- SAME OLD DECEPTION Christ's warning of nearly 2000 years ware of f which come to you in sheep's cloth- but inwardly they are BED-RIDDEN James eager to see new- born twin is granted wish when Wain representing The brings him nearly life-size portrait of infants at San Fernando Veterans Newt by Rolpb.Sdmuels Administration Hospital. extremely ill with smiles ever so requiring all his he sees these additions to his family. He has four other children. Talks in Bus Strike Set for Monday Negotiations in the 15-day- old transit strike will be re- sumed tomorrow at 10 a.m. Despite the plea of federal mediator Harry Malcom that Metro-Asbury bus line offi- cials and Brotherhood of Rail- road Trainmen leaders stay in continuous week end ses- sion to reach a ne- gotiations were recessed Fri- day. Proposal Studied commut- ers must continue finding sub-1 stitute means of travel and. 1300 bus drivers remain idle. Until the talks com- pany officials will be study- ing a compromise union offer made Friday morning. the only conferee permitted to discuss the talks outside the conference did not make public the de tails of the offer. Hope Expressed feel encouraged because both sides are now consider ing a proposal instead of be ing he said. hope company official will make a counter-proposa when we meet again Mon In-an effort to reach an ac cord on the basis of the un ion's revised an over time session was held unti late but though w a s reported bj Malcom the negotiations hac to be postponed. Chance for Rain Today In Valley There is a chance of rain today in Cali- fornia including the according to the weatherman. A slow moving storm off the coast heading east. and northeast is the cause of the Weathqr Bureau's al- though rain has not been defi- nitely predicted. It will be a little cooler to- TWINS 'VISIT' SICK FATHER ravening is cited'day with a high near whifc by FBI Director J. Edgar .readings will drop into the Hoover in an article appear- tonight. 'News' Presents Their Portrait to Veteran By WAIN SUTTON An Army veteran of World War II who in less than two months has under- gone two emergency -operations for a tuberculous condition lies in his bed at San Fernando Veterans Administration his wan face turned as long as pos- sible toward Reseda. All the thoughts of 40-year-old James Dalton are about his The Air Pollution Control District said there will be no eye irritation in the Los An- geles basin today from Following are the tempera- ture readings for the week as recorded at Valley headquar- ters not weakened and itsKers of the Water and Power philosophy has not r r Sunday ing in the American Legion Magazine for November. He applies it to Communism. For he despite the efforts of leaders to put on smiling new home a.t 6419 Balcom and his family. When as he likes to be was hurried to Vic- tory Hospital in October for an emergency his family consisted of his Eng- lish born wife Joan and four Betty Lou Doug 7 and Charlie 4. Born Last Monday Post Office Hours Extended to Handle Christmas Rush Valley post offices and Tuesday extended hours during short period remaining a m. to 5 p.m. be-1 fore Christmas in order to Mrs. Dalton was pregnant accommodate holiday at the time and Jim's sudden i schedule of hours for faci- 8661 Rese- da B 1 v Monday through Saturday S.30 a.m. nor has tke danger from it lessened. In his the same old Communist crowd is do'ing business at the same old Communist stand in the sub- versive F women never hurt opines Jimmy. catching them that causes cdl the SOME STORES OPEN TODAY IN VAN NUYS A number of Van Na.vs Mores are opening many for the first time in their to ac- commodate Christmas shop- pers who have been handi- capped by the Metro and Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 83 85 84 84 79 75 61 51 45 42 42 41 42 44 Pastor to Talk Before Kiwanis one of a series of ijties throughout the Valley' tragic events in that trying1 js as i CANOGA 21801 Today Jim's family is bigger Sherman Way Monday by two twins through Friday Sharon Alice and Karon a m to 7 pjn. Saturday born last Monday a.m to 5 Victory Hospital. 'Sunday 1 to 5 Their birth was the answer Monday and Tuesday to ''a prayer and a 8'30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the Daltons had rHATSWORTH. 10248 To- wanted their family panga Canyon Mondny to three boys and three'Crouch Friday iT fV v other sick man had kept want- .Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.- livpra tO leap hlS and Tuesday I xr bed and dasn honre- now 1S a m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdav when the Sner- mnro-eatrpr tn Hn than PVPI-' 'more eager 10 cio so uidn wmvn 1 fio J ft Ventura K l iMlln -s r JD.7TU veilLuid iiiaii tm- hcj nznmncii to at p.m. at the Bull PenL_. Lnan7wm through Fn- 14648 Ventura and dreann'. 8 a m to 7 Bivd er ana aream. Saturday Sam. Xews Men Call 5 Sundav 1 Because it will be a 5 Monday and Tues- time before Jim can see a.m. to tinv daughters in the i5 The News decided to arrange GRANADA 10734 the best iWhite Oak Monday Photographer Ra'ph Sam-jthrough Friday uels was sent to Victory Hos-9 a.m. to 7 Saturday pital to make a nearly 8 a m. to 7 p.m.-Sun- to 7 Sundays 15 Continued on Pacte 12 SANTA CLAUS PAYING VISIT TO VAN NUYS Santa making ex- tensive preparations for will take his sta- tion in front various Van Nuys area stores during the period prior to the holiday to take orders from Valley youngsters. His daily schedule Hoagland Fur- niture 14350 Victory 2 to 5 J. C. Pen- ney 6454 Van Nuys 7 to 9 p.m. 6711 Van X u y s 2 to 5 p.m House of Sight and 14513 Victory 7 to 9 p.m. C o w d rcy's 6330 Van Nuys 2 to 5 6467 Van 7 to 9 p.m. Santa Clan.s' visits are be- ins sponsored by the Van Nujs Business Men's Asso- ciation. He will appear throughout t h r business area until Dec. 24. EXPECTED back from two years at is Jon R. Johnson of Van Nuys. Ion Johnson Returns from Japan Base Specialist Second Gtect Jfei R. son of Mr.l and Mrs. Philip A. Johnson of 5811 Columbus Van Is returning to the United States after serving two years at in the Army Signal Corps. In the service since Janu- ary Johnson is expected to be back to California and out of the service by Christ- according to his parents. He graduated from Van Nuys High School and took basic training at Fort Colo. He then spent eight months training at the Army signal school at Ft. Mon- N.J. He left for Japan Cite Huge Gains in Personnel Report Prepared for West Valley Group During the last 19 population of Los Angeles increased 64 while the number of authorized jobs filled in the general budge- tary departments of the city increased from 9207 to which was a gain. Those figures are given in the report of a study made for the West Valley Property Owners Protective Associa- tion by Ray Jones of Encino jto determine factors responsi- ble for increasing tax burden. simply as can be this study has led to but one nevitable the re- port stated. high cost of local at least at the Los Angeles city is due almost entirely to one preponderant and astounding the period cov- the number of employes on the city payroll increased at a rate almost double that of the increase in the city's C-ouncilmen Disagree Jones calculated that in 193S the city had 64 employes per unit of population as compared with 90 employes per unit of population now. The report is one of several to be prepared by the associa- according to Woodrow executive who announced a tax protest similar to one held recently in Woodland will be called soon after the 7irst of the year to hear par- ticularly from county officials on the question of why taxes are increasing so rapidly. governmental agencies shortly afterwards. In a of which his parents received from jokester Army they were warned he is suf- fering from and must be handled with extreme The notice may go insane if the word enlist' is mentioned in his presence. ''Get all women out of all children off the fill the ice box full of beer and get the civvies out of moth- it added. Johnson plans to attend col- lege in the spring county city have too many and em- Councilman Patrick D. of the Valley's Third declared in ref- erence to the report. On the other Council- man Earle D. Baker of the Second said he would lave defend the on the grounds that the pro- portion of governmental per- onnel increase to that of pop- Continned on Page 12 Donated A gift has been ac cepted by the City Recreation and Park Commission. The gift Avas from Marcel of 1271 West-wood Blvd. Arthur J. Hamblen will be chairman on the day. so TODAY'S NEWS INDEX CLASSIFIED ................Page B-16 EXPLORING NORTHRIDGE..............Pagt A-24 CITY P.9.A-33 individual should be exact time store The following Van Xnys stores have indicated they will be open Butler Good Housekeeping W. T. Grant Harris Kay Mark Jewel- Pay and and Seg- ner's Stores. advertisements JPARENT-TEACHERS consulted for for individual REAL ESTATE AND DEVELOPMENT A-29 SEPULVEDA ................Page B-10 SPORTS ......................Page 1 TELEVISION 0-13 THEATERS ................Page B-13 VITAL RECORD ..........Page B-16 I size portrait of the 15 and 1 to 4 B-8 Their who had re- Monday and Tuesday PROFESSIONAL fr Iturned home two days after 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. NEW BUSINESS GUIDE Page B-H Continued on Page 171 XORTH 'Main office at 11304 Chandler Blvd. is open Mon- day through P'riglay 16- 8 a m. to 6 Studio A right-to-work law in Cali- Valley Village and Vic- fornid will be the topic of ajtory Center annexes open 8 panel discussion on Tuesday la.m. to all stations evening. Dec. at 7.30 p.m.lopen Saturday S a.m. Work Law Topic Directors Elected for '58 by Tarzana C. of C. Tarzana Chamber of Com- merce members have elected Jerry Lefevre as president of their organization for the com- ing year. Installation will be next month. Serving with Lefevre will be Ralph first vice Gene sec- ond vice Col. Rush and Dave treasurer. Named to the Board of Di- rectors are Paul Henry Richard Briggs. Betty Cox. Herman Robert Lois A. B Clark. William Erkfitz and James Ross. REPORT LOST--1 ANGEL not actually lost. Stolen Is the word. Police said a 3-foot high with a blue gown and jellow was stolen from the yard of Doris M. 19463 Arnvinta Reseda. The a home-made Christmas was valued at S10._____________ BUY CHRISTMAS SEALS HEIP RGHT TBI at Loyola Law 1137 S. B-3 Grand Los Angeles. to p.m. 15 and 1 Sundays to 5 Mon SHOVEL BITES IN and work gets under way for much-needed new office building for Van Nuys branch of Automobile Club of Southern California. Site is just west of present Valley underwriting unit structure at 14120 Magnolia Bhd. Participants in ground-breaking ceremonies from B. L. J. Clnb's director of field Theodore Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce presi- Robert manager of Van N'uys office and shovel Letter R. Van Nays Chamber of Commerce Walter Mcndenhall and Ferdinand Menden- copnblishers of Van Nuys New s and Valley and Cloid Anto Club zone manager. story on Page JFWSPAPFRr c- 'SPAPFKi ;