Valley News, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1958, Van Nuys, California Per 5 Copy MAIN OFFICE 14539 Sylvqn Von Calif. 5ST 6-7111 3-2051 Mail P.O. Box Von Nuyt RESEDA OFFICE 7035 Blvd. C.lit. Dlckeni CANOGA PARK OFFICE 7210 Jordan Canoga Calif. CIRCULATION OFFICE Pho Olam Phona STota 0-0414 2-9450 56 PAGES Netvsi and VALLEY GREEN SHEET Established 1911 WEST VALLEY Edition 46th Year LEADS IN CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING FEBRUARY 1958 LEADS IN HOME DELIVERIES No. 89 Expressed Editorially By WALTER MENDENHALL CTARTS YEAR HIGH IN BUILDING Valley office of Building and Safety Dept. issued 1917 building permits in January for total valuation of This amount was over S4 million ahead of the preceding month and ac- counted for of greater Los Angeles' total. Prospects for a banner construction year in this district are im- proving. HE KNEW are you going at 4 Powell into his own drive- a WET FEAC DOWN Supervisor Dorn delayed action on the controversial Fair Employment Act Com- mission Tuesday when he presented variation in the form of a modified ordin- ance. His action drew criti- cism from some other mem- bers of the one Super- visor asserting a watered-down version of the ordinance already drawn up for if they use all the water in the Paci- fic Ocean to wet FEAC down it will be all right with a lot of folks. posmvE do you mean by bringing my daughter home at this hour oi the to be at work at Use Zonings Around Airport MEET Session Set for This to Review New Contract Talks A mass meeting of Lock- heed Aircraft Corp. em- their wives and hus- oands will be held at 10 a.m. today at Shrine Audi- Los Angeles. About Palmdale and M a y w o o d slant members of District Lodge 727 of the international Association of will hear a prog- ress report on current con- tract negotiations and plan the for best B0arfj on NEWS' AWARDED 3 FIRSTS IN CONTEST The present contract typography in competition March 5. Negotiations for for weekly newspapers. The STAFF members Tom and Sue Reilly will be among 3000 delegates at the Governor's Conference on Youth Participation in Community Affairs which will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in Sacramento. They will attend opening and closing sessions and workshops of the conclave and report on its findings and conclusions. LOCAL GIRL TO TALK photo POTENT PRODUCER OF MEN The state of lo- cated smack in the center of these United con- tinues to head the national procession of wheat growing areas. Not only does the Sunflower State produce the greatest quantity of the prin- cipal ingredient of the staff Of has also yielded some of the nation's most capable Vice President Sena- tor Novelist William Allen Journalist Henry J. William Colfax pioneer U.S. Highway designer and now a resident of this Val- and President Eisen- hower. Kansas produces much besides sunflowers. SLIGHT VARIANCE Insurance premium is S17.90 on a straight life. That's what you isn't I'd like to play around a little on Saturday Expect 30 Valley Teens to Attend Stale Parley Placing special emphasis on teenagers and adults working together to discuss and analyze selective prob- lems of young the Governor's Conference on Youth participation in Community Affairs will convene The Xews yesterday won three fii-st place awards at the California Newspaper P 11 b 1 i s hers Association's annual contention in the Hotel del Coronado Island. Awards w ere presented to further action. best women's page and best TOP BARGAINS PLANKED FOR M OTOR TRAFFIC AND TRAINS DON'T JIBE It is unfortunate that peak automobile traffic on Van Nuys Blvd. and heavy switching by Southern Paci- fic crt Raymer St. crossing for Chevrolet plant occur at the same afternoon but they that's that. Top quality merchandise low prices. As a rule these two fac- tors don't go since. quality items usually com- mand higher but the exception to the rule will come true Fri- day and Saturday in Reseda when that community's February Dollar Days are held. Under the auspices of the Merchants Division of the Reseda Chamber of Com- Dollar Days have the cooperation of all the merchants in the commun- ity. The store-owners are determined to give shoppers exceptional bargains. Tuesday in Sacramento. The two-day meeting will be held at the Hotel Senator with over 3000 including 30 from the Valley ex- pected to attend. Gov. Goodwin J. Knight i will speak at the opening ses- sion of the then hand matters over to his advisory committee on children and youth. Plan Work Shop Speaker at the closing ses- sion of the conclave will be Charlotte Beaty of 6355 Blucher Van one of two teenage members of the Governor's Committee. Her talk will be on accomp- lishments of the what ideas the delegates should take home with them and how to enforce the find- ings. Tom and Sue Reilly of The Xews staff will cover the con ference's workshops and gen-' new contract have been under way for five weeks. West Valley Included negotiations with North American Aviation Inc. and Douglas Aircraft Co. e been begun by IAM either separately or in conjunction with the United Auto AVork- ers. Involved in these new talks are workers at North Amer- ican's plants in Canoga Park International and Rocketdyne Palm- dale and O. The Douglas em- ployed at the Santa El Segundo To'rrance and Long Beach are repre- sented only by UAW. Sessions Held about employes in aircraft and mis- siles plants are covered in the negotiations. Thus two sessions have been held between Nerth American management repre sentatives and the nine sessions between Lockheed management and IAM and between Douglas and IAM and according to reports. In the Lockheed negotiat- ing a management spokesman procedural matters and questions of which employes may be rep- Continued on Three statewide contest spon- sored yearly by the which has a membership of over 400 publications. The News has been a con- sistent winner in the.se ca- tegories and other editorial divisions. Miss Ethel wom- en's accepted the women's section award fr o m Gov. Goodwin J. Knight and Ferdinand Men- denhall accept- ed the other awards. Mendenhall served as chairman of the CXPA's resolution's committee. He is past chairman of the Cal- ifornia Newspaper Editors Conference held annually at Stanford University. Bert .1. Abraham of the Bellllower Herald Enter- prise was elected the As- sociation's 1958 president. Xews eopublishers Mau- rice W. and Ralph H. Mark- ham also attended the con- clave. Maurice Markham again w a s installed as a member of the CXPA board of directors. The Los Angeles Exami- ner headed other area news- which won awards by taking first place prizes among large dailies for its sports and women's sections. It also won honorable mem- tion for general excellence. The San Fernando Sun- Reporter won an honorable mention for its editorial page and the Hollywood Citizen Xews won a first place award in its class for its sports page. Site Policy Is Outlined by Planners Application for M-l Change Voted Down LICENSE TAX DEADLINE NEAR The city business license tax became due on Xew Year's Day and wUl become delinquent Feb. City Clerk Walter C. Peterson had warned today. Peterson said business li- censes should be renewed before the end of February to avoid payment ef penal- ties and interest. R.W. Poyner Training in Air Force New Decrease in Valley Prices Seen in Gas War Intensification of the gasoline price war in the Los Angeles area is expected to bring another drop in prices' at service stations in the Valley. With profit margins among dealers already and likely to fall and unemployment increasing among the South- ern California Service Station of which about 200 Valley dealers are mem- tomorrow will ask Gov. Goodwin J. Knight to place the petroleum industry under emergency utility controls. Duke North Holly- wood dealer who is chairman By S. RYAX R e c o m m e ndations for land use patterns around Van Xuys Airport are to be 'made by the Los Angeles City Planning Dept. as soon as a report on the potential of the expanded facility has been completed for the Board of Airport Commis- 'Sioners. SILVER wings is goal That had been disclosed to- of Lieut. Roger Poyner of by ach action of the Rolling as he trains Commission on ap- for Air Force. 11 c a 11 o n bv Hayvenhur-t Manor for M-l of a 36-acre tract of residential and commercial property bounded on the north by Sherman on the east by Monogram on the south by Hart St. and on the west by Bull Creek channel. Lt Roger W Poyner son John E_ director of Mr. and Mrs. John pianningt explained that find- 7 Outrider Road. ings a Rolling has begun tram- concern emploved by the Air- ing in the primary basic Commission to ascertain 'gator course at Harlmgen Air what future uge of thfi air. Force Texas. can be expected under He will receive 30 weeks the present rate of airplane intensive training in will be a guid- radar and celestial I ing factor considered by his fundamental in recommending a zone tronic theory and officer for trie adjacent prop- velopment training to qualify' ators are being hit from vari- ous directions. growing unemploy- ment has cut our our margins are down be- cause of the price war and. due to the sale of gas at prices lower than ours in other parts of Los commuting Valley motorists Overall Plan Favored AVith reference to the Hav- wood dealer who is chairman _ of the organization's Valley buying their fuel tne alle' WW said the governor r T would be asked to 'c tijj lkpljr. his emergency powers only bring back some of the a home they were burglar- 1 would until the legislature can business alley dealers helped a moving widening and improve- nlete an investigation of lo drop tnelr Prices remove an organ from a Tar- ments along De Cells _ _ IfilT-tHor- him for Air Force duty. Upon completion of Poyner will receive venhurst Manor his siver navigator wings. Roberts suggested that own- ers of several pieces of prop- erty within the tract seek a of on their lability and willingness to fi- nance improvements that jwould be required in connec- tion with granting of the re- industrial zone. A n y industrial develop- Two brazen discovered ment of the subject area certainly require Burglars Aid Moving retail wars. and wholesale price Jjist Valley Problems dealer is losing money in these said who attributed them to price cutting zana residence and then fin-'Hayvenhurst Ave. and Mono- He thought the first new looting the house. igram he explained. Bonnie J. Ratliff of there no willingness Donna Ave. told police she on the Part abutting prop- ___j-__ii__ in rJpriiratinn and cut might be of one cent onj both regular and ethyl. I A poll or representatne _ galley stations yesterday in- ghe llraprtn ement cheated that all majors whpn thp mnvpr arJWOukl be a in two independents were by the major oil regular gas at home in their efforts to dispose of'cents a gallon. surplus gasoline. now we Valley oper- There was no similar con- inK and from car supplies to the deleSate s and de' f 01 jewelry will he offered at special low prices. Location Changed An unprecedented demand for tickets to the GOP Lincoln Day luncheon Wednesday fea- turing an address by Sen. Wil- liam F. has re- quired a change in location from the Statler to the Am- according to Robert Finch. cisinns. Xine maior workshops will be held during the meeting. They The motor juvenile of- youth ac- complishments and fitness for everyday living. Represent Council In each workshop discus- sion will focus on seven main speci- al problems of youth-adult re- Continued on Page Six So under the circumstances as they exist the best solu- tion toward saving limb Local Units Set Observance an improvement that1 should have been made sev- eral years ago. I'NEViTABLY public officials de- velop astigmatism sopn after going into public W. Lutter of Boy Scout Sunday Today Special i 'fZZ TP. th awards of unions Ciai sunuay .sei s and other events today faiths also will be hon- will highlight the observance of church -sponsored Boy Scout units throughout the of nationally ored today. Scout Week sees the launching of the year long National Safety Good suggested by President is a 'Eisenhower. TODAY'S NEWS INDEX 'nateci Scout D 11 Todav's observance CLASSIFIED of the current PANORAMA CITY ......Page B-5 Scout PARENT-TEACHERS ....Page A-25 by President Thvight Risen- national ertj owners in dedication and it the mover ar-lwoula De a niistaxe. in my two men to propose industrial development on any portion of the im olved A communication from Continued on Page Two The men said the woman Continued on Page Two of the house would be back later and asked him to wait. Ten minutes later they said he might as well take the organ he came and helped him get it into his truck. The moving man then drove leaving the pair in the When Mi-P Ratliff. who now resides in North Hollywood.' A tentative calendar for the returned home she found not scnool year wmch only the organ but wollld oppn tne fall session also a hi-fi recorder 15_ has bpen record manv records' for adoption bv Supt. of vCn and a pair of Schools Ellis A. Jarvis. Jarvis presented the pro- to the Board of Educa- tion for possible approval tomorrow. A ISO-day school year one day longer than this year Taken In Store Burglary A hurclar who walked off end on June 19' 1959'' with in rash and enoueh calendar submitted to outfit a _farmlv is ne- f dv nn ing sought by po u-e today. jmo a i Owner Hime Render -aid Carting date shoe store at infilS Van lt dav iXins Blvd. ransacked to of would be a legyl buiglar some time and the earlier date day. not ghe teachers who He told police the burglar attended college summer apparently entered by school a chance to ing an air cooler on the get leany for school. Boy Artnur SAVINGS Oaks merchants show Nancy Bischoff. Miss Sherman Oaks Dollar the savings that will be available Friday and Sat- urday during Sherman Oaks Dollar Days. Talking about the low prices that will be in style from Eddie secretary-manager of the Cham- ber of Commerce and merchants Dave merchants division presi- Joe Dollar Day committee Miss and Jack chairman of the Dollar Day 'QUIET REVOLUTION' ARTICLES END TODAY PROFESSIONAL fr NEW BUSINESS GUIDE REAL ESTATE AND DEVELOPMENT SEPULVEDA SPORTS TELEVISION THEATERS ihover starting Friday through tion_ with boys B-6 Fob. 33. ul'6000 art ult leaders pn- j rniformod i-rout troops in Vallf today attend thpir cburcho.s than 500 Pfnut lllllt THUGS ORDER ROB DRIVER OF BAKERY TRUCK Today's issue of The News j presents the last in a Aeries of four articles- on mental health under the conipre- hensive title of Quiet w r i I t e n B e The driver. K f i t h Glenn rack he w a s struck in the rlusively for this newspaper by Dr. Leslie Nat clin- ical psjehologist at Sepul- Before writing these ar- Xavran moderated an informal discussion be- tween four Valley residents and six top-level members of the VA hospital's staff. Quiet is authentic and hard- hitting because it draws on more _ Two cu.stomer.s didn t in a bodv maroinne in T u- pie hut only his Royd 31. of lolTi X. Brand shoulder and head. B-2 KohinH their banners1 p- R' Hl11 ls lhe rimer of a bakery truck was treated at Sun Val- He said he slipped part way Executive. Dr. C. P. covered when he was beaten Hey Receiving Hospital for a under the truck to protect veda Veterans Administra- transcript of this unusual skinned and a billfold and loosed the change tion Hospital. j two-and-a-half hour visit in Iholder to use as a weapon. i The article presented to- which 'he questions you B-3 B-4 B-4 servance took place last Frl-lstodrier is chairman of the and his- money changer with VITAL B-H A-2 day evening and yesterday in many local synagogues and Scouts who have qualified health and safety be told police. The robbery took place Fri- day night in front of 13472 Vaughn the officers said. while Robert Anderson up the camping and activities committee. small cut on the lip. Boyd said the men stopped him and one asked for pie but after pulled out the pie said. He Mas then kicked in the' day is called head and the holder hej and can be found on Page A-15. yourself might have asked were dealt with fully frankly.