Van Nuys Valley News, April 25, 1969

Van Nuys Valley News

April 25, 1969

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Valley News, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1969, Van Nuys, California I TODAY'S VALLEY WEATHEI Fair throvfh DC. creaslftff wtedt. little chaftge. Hiffh 69 to 74. APCD predicts no smog. CENTRAL VALLEY EDITION 88 PAGES and VALLEY GREEN SHEET Established 1911 VOL 164 _____ Loyalty Event II Honor Youth of U.S. 3rd Annual Parade to Feature Marchers Final preparations are under way today for the third annual San Fernan- do Valley Loyalty Parade on Sunday. Starting at the with the theme in Ameri- ca's will move east on Roscoe Blvd. from Balboa Blvd. to. Bosch Gardens. The route is a change from previ- ous years. Dozens of mili- taty and civilian groups and organizations wUl be repre- sented in this year's parade. Represent Nixon Serving as honorary chair- man will be Capt Ferdinand Mendenhall editor and co-owner of The News. He will be joined by honorary chair- woman Mrs. Carlota Busch Flanigan. One highlight will be the ap- pearance of five Medal of Honor including Ben F. who also will serve as grand marshal rep- resenting President Richard M. Nixon. Wilson is executive vice president of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Other Medal of Honor re- cipients will be Rudolpho Her- Louis Van lersel Walter D. Ehlers and Staff Sgt. Joe R. Hooper. All will be part of the parade's Military CoBtinaed om Page 1C HOME DELIVERY BY CARRItR MONTHLY APRIL 1969 Moil P.O. iox Von Calif. 14539 Sylvan Strter Phon. 786-7111 lOcCopy .-.y. f. V V ii ii X'v. v.- f V A J A f GOLDEN AGE CLUB HOLDS LUNCHEON Chatting together at anniversary luncheon of Golden Age Club of North Holly- wood from left are Tom supervisor for senior citizens of Los Angeles City Recreation and Parks Katherine president of Golden Age Club of North Charles W. Skoien club director and columnist for The and Mrs. A. M. G. chairman of California Commission On Aghlgi The New. photo Election Tuesday WIR Decide Race In 27ft DWrict Rivals for California's 27th District congressional seat va- cated by Lt GOT. Ed Re- inecke today began winding up their campaign for Tues- day's special election. Barry Goldwater Re- and John K- Van de qualified by leading their party rivals in the election April 1. Each has been campaigning vigorously since then in the sprawling district igbich embraces the eastern portion of the Valley and extends through Los An- geles County into a portion of Kern County. Polls will be Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the windup of the special election called by GOT. Ronald Reagan after Reinecke agreed to give up the congressional seat for a top place in the state adminis- tration. Activities to Start Sunday for Invesl-in-America Week Valley Will Join Rest of Investment Participation Stressed The Valley will join the rest of the nation in observing Invest-in-America Sunday through May 3. The first conducted in Southern California in underscores the vital role of Auto Repair Race Won by Valley Team Eight Los Angeles-area stu- of them from Van U.S. lowest in the annual Los Angeles regional duction in traffic Plymouth trouble shoo Mid at Pionefe school in Whittier. The two from Van High are John T. Ryals 14202 Emelita and Thomas profits and invest- ment in the continued growth .._ _ instructor by capturingibe taken to bring about a sub- and vitality of the free enter-jfirst place dass awardg in the if not a prise according to Charles chair- man of the Southern Califor- nia Invest-in-Amer- ica. Ducotnmun. who .is pres- ident of Ducommun said the observance 'theme this is 'Money at Work Means Men at Herbert interna- 8-Point Plan Urged to Gut Highway Toll Details Outlined by Executive at Safety Conference i The dramatic reduction in traffic deaths and in- juries that Americans de- mand can be brought about oply by a lyoad-based at- tack by both government1 and private an auto- mobile industry leader today had said. Thomas C. president of the Automobile Manufac- turers outlines the annual Michigan Safety Conference in Detroit an eight-pronged attack on the highway pointing out the challenge to develop even safer vehicles. He that any traffic safe- ty program that overlooked the other seven points is doomed to frustration. Noting that is little to be gained by talking about past he re- called nevertheless that the number-of vehicle miles traveled increased by approximately between 1935 and 1968 more than a trillion miles a the fatal- ity rate per mile traveled de- clined by morejhan Mann pointed out that the rman .V. rr. r.- i Vi v.ViVi iV v T.' y hi -'I'l r.v v.. -i1 -i i-.y.-rv.-S .vV1 T. y.1. v.-.v. A .'I- Reveal New 5BK s.- Nuys High School automo- te substantially under that of bile won all- most countries. Then he expense-paid trips to Indi- anapolis for themselves and practical steps couldl target MM Mann listed eight principal factors in- volved in the traffic fa- R. 7228 Haskell and National Invesl-ifi- American will note the observance when he speaks on 'Economic Under- at a meeting of the Los Angeles Rotary Club to- day at noon in the Los Angeles Hilton. Other activities planned for the week include civic cere- school in- both Van Nuys. The youth-competed against more than 200 of Southern tional banker from Chicago California's finest mechanics SURPRISE Viet Cong attack on U.S. Army en- jdustrial award and special pro- grams at service club and campment killed Sped- professional trade association in one of nearly 100 regional contests being held throughout the United States this involving some stu- Lts in more than 2000 high u-i Pradkt alist Four Charles C. Smith of Saugus. C. C. Smith of Administration LOSCS lallC Ceremonies on pro- In Vietnam schools and colleges in 50 states. Receive Trips Ttie contest winners will represent national shooting finals to be held at the famed Indy Race- way in Indianapolis. June 17 and 18. j Angeles in the Plymouth trouble There is a to continue unrelenting TIME FOR CHANGE Daylight saving lime starts at 2 a.m. and Karen Lihdgten of Sherman Oaks reminds Valley clockwatchers that's the time to move ahead to efforts to tfic 3 a.m. Hour's loss will be regained in October when tures that help prevent or standard tiine resumes. photo ameliorate accidents. the automobile executive contin- public should not be led to believe that it feasible in the here and tow to bring about a dramatic decrease in traffic fatalities by concentra- ting entirely on the ve- i This Lively Earth Refuses to Hold Experts Say Transit Line Tentative Proposals Outlined by Potter By ALBERT KELLEY A tentative land use master plan for the Sher- man Oaks-Studio City area which indicates a Laurel Canyon Freeway touching Ventura Blvd. at Whitsett Ave. and a proposed rapid transit route over the San- ta Monica Mountains and touching at Universal City was presented to newsmen at the Sheraton-Universal Hotel yesterday b y Councilman James B. Jr. Due to the general stability of the subject area and its ability to Adequately accom- modate projected the proposed plan generally re- flects existing land use and toning according to Bert L. city plan- and Arden Stevens of the city's community planning alternative land use proposals were aimounctd by Potter for four specific ar- eas in the district where prob- lems of misuse or under utilisation exist hide while largely ignoring the need for action on parts of the safety New and safer highway The 1967 death rate was 2.89 per vehicle miles on the New breaks that appear interstate against a jn the ground in earth- Earthquake Faults Wondering Richter Suggests rate of 5.66 on all other roads. Other Angeles region meetings. Frank G. Bone Hi. of the Los Angeles County Board of will present the Invest-in-America wlul 3 rPSOiUUOn to t n Mitltnan 18 and Artnur A. County Hall of j- at San. ke raay be evi- Geophysical' Says Sea Floor Slabs Make Slow Slides A geophysicist's survey Significant in the Council- man's remarks was the state- ment that be was opposed to a solid line of high-rise build- ings on Ventura BtaL9 the key thoroughfare through the dis- trict being studied. He made it dear that the proposed plan will-not be a law but rather a broad guide tint of earthquakes along deep contest winners are Greg Ter- ry 18 and Dennis Harris students at Ganesha High School in Robert H. tiago High Collisions with fixed ob- that geologic jects on or near the roadway 1A _ Estimates have been made ults are gradually shift- that they accounted for be- ing their locations. tween and This had been suggested to- day by Dr. Charles F. professor of seismology at the California Institute of Techno- in a paper prepared for last. year. Alcohol Drivers undei in Garden-thc influence were involved in CoatfMH Pace 1C Valley weather will continue fair with little temperature change through ac- cording to the tT.S. Weather Bureau. Strong winds that buffeted the area yesterday will de- crease as skies remain clear Drom both ckmds High temperatures are ex- pected to range from 68 to 74 Page 1C A surprise attack by the Viet Cong on a r.S. Army encampment 30 miles from Saigon last Friday killed a Saugiis couple's only son. Spe- TODAY'S NIWS INDEX A-12 A-IS cialist Four Charles C. Smith Jr. of Uie Fifth Armor Bat- talion. Ninth Army Divi5ion. He was 13. The only information re- ceived by the soldier's par- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clarence Smith of Camp Pteniy was that his group of about 75 men biv- ouacked at an area for the night. Guardf. of which young Smith 9ras were placed around i-be perimeter of the y. W 3 ti At about the Viet Cong unieaftfteri a surprise at- tack aw ymmg Smith His said thai funer- al br held as thirty TrU hrrm for nal Vilif in ArS. f. delivery before the American Geophysical Union the Sheraton-Park Hotel in Wash- D-C ghlftfeff to Star earthquakes con- tinue to occur on weU known faults such as the San An- dreas rift in others take place on small and in- conspicuous and some even on faults that are buried and do net break the surface of the Dr. Richter said. These latter two types of he indi- K ocean trenches that great slabs of the sealwtte' Futow floor are slowly sliding and neath the earth's crust Max for a graduate assistant to geophysics' creattonal fadmfet On at the California Institute of discussed his These search at the annual mecting of the American Gcophygici. .__ __ Union this week in Washing- Un land devuopnftent an h- I D.C. research comple-l ments a startling made in recent That the Atlantic and Pacific I and the city tt Ocean floors are with crustal material moving _ slowly toward shore as hearings volcanic materials push up- tod public mid-ocean fractures Geologists I l IJML-I believe was also cated which accounts for the poai- Page It _____of all retatid pins the .tions of the thft plan- UUAlnera wffl finalte the master it to the Pin- ning Commission as the first Girl 7 KitaH h Jii femido. Rdeasrf 'NEWS' SERIES 0 FOCUS ON A 7-year-oW farl kid The children had walked the five blocks from school at U Molt and were abcait to enter the rear of her home wtten a man leaped from an 1950s model car and A-11 U- ft who been Vietnam for 47 He in IJK- Army jusi over a year cm graduating from William S. TROPHT won in annual Plymouth Trouble Shooting Contest displayed bv first place winning Van Xuys School learn. From left are Oral J. Ker- John director of Chryster-Plymouth Divi- John Ryals and Tom members of trouble shooting team. napcd from the backyaid of her San Ffcrnamlo Ixwne yes- terday a neighbor and anmher ohiM looked on. The girl was released a lit-1 lite morp tihari howr after her ahdurtor her to hill5 in Hac-k nty Thr kidnaper placed his and her. 'hand mer her mouth and be- gan dragging her hack 10 his car ax five girl and a 7-year-old A neighbor wfro lived across hoy were returning home the street the girt from San Fernando ffxag- She yelled and ran back. WiT whew berth to her home to catt her extcM off Police L1 Charles the abdoc'lion took iUlttia ta Ike ten taftrt to taw ;