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Van Nuys News And Van Nuys Call, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1915, Van Nuys, California THE VAN NEWS AND THE VAN CALL MARCH 26, 1915 NUMBER 30 III MPFT ill WES JUD HENDRICKS Gfl SEVEN 1HIINGTON PARK Seven Schools PatK Tie for first Hakes The bay section track meet that was held last Saturday at Huntington Park resulted in a victory of seven medals The schools entered were Van San Fernando Owens mouth Redondo Huntington The boys wh entered from Van were Herscha Alfred Ison and William The latter two failed by a narrow to a but Herschal Forbes won four two gold ami t-o and Hendricks three one one silver and one This gave a of twenty-five while the two Redondo and ington that tied for first place lad only twenty-nine points Redondo's total number of entrants was seventeen Huntington Park s while only four were entered from Considering the number of men entered from Van the boys certainly made a fine record One of pur Herscha made the highest individual score of the with sixteen 3 Tower of being second with fifteen Even the Van suits caught the eyes of tators and caused Van is getting much publicity by its track and the is deserving of loyal support by made by Forbes and Hendricks in the following first in low first in the broad dis 440-yard dash second in the discus throw m 81 second in the shot the broad jump and the discus throw This meet is open to all high anu PUBLIC FAREWELL FOR DR. AND MRS. PATTEN A public farewell reception will be next Tuesday March Mrs. W. P. 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 The will be held from to ur and Mrs. Patten came to Van from the Imperial Valley when he town was first in 1911, and during their stay here made a host of who are sorry to learn that urgent business in the East will compel the doctor to give up large practice and that the family will 36 obliged to leave at Dr W F. Keller of Sawtelle has purchased the practice and will take on East has been sold to William who will take possession as soon as it is The reception Tuesday evening is in- tended to gather together all the riends of Dr. and Mrs. Patten and Is extended to all parts tract which the doctor has served so ably and i DI 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 Valley is Open and Stands on It's Merits SUNDAY An interdenominational Sunday school comprising all the schools in the San Fernando will be held in Van dav April 16th. A committee from churches is now busy com- leting the and will an- the place of meeting and the program at an early WORK ON STATE ALONG COAST ROUTE RUSHED MARKED PROGRESS TO BE MADE SUMMER MONTHS Announcement State Commissioner Shows Rapid Work on Link Between Two Fairs LOS 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 in the construction of the coast highway this The election held in the San nando Valley annexation district last Saturday resulted in a unanimous verdict in favor of. ing an integral part of the city of Los The total vote in the dis- was 681 and There were five polling ma and all returned rge majorities for the he vote of each was as follows Van 14 against 2 against 7 2 against There were 416 votes polled at Van uys but five were The total vote while showing good percentage of the as considerably below the present of the district as many of the residents have riot been state or precinct long elough to the legal right to vote ihe manifested by these in assisting to get out he showed conclusively that they were fully in accord the The proposition is now UP to tne city and a vote will taken re May t L two-thirds majority was required in this hut in the city a majority only is Fanaticism or ignorance are the only factors that can prevent a favorable vote in the as the benents to be derived from the 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 of tt aggregating approximately has voted the city except ilia the use of the surplus aqueduct sufficient to irrigate the lands in this at a price named the water will pay its share ot future city will pay tee same rate for domestic water as is charged in the will by the immediate use of the surplus water allow the early power from the will offer to the city a field for expansion that already highly developed wi h good schools highway lighting systems and other second to none in will bring to the city the highest grade uf citizenship witt the people who have populated the valley and are busily engaged in 111 in developing their ten land twenty acre will furms la garden spot where the city's water may he put to the most profitable use both to the city and the These are facts that no reasonable citizen of Los Angeles can if he is concerned in the city's and they can easily be verified by a WHOLE COUNTY TO JOIN IN GREAT MAY FESTIVAL Every town in the county is ed to participate in the magnificent beginning May 1st that wiU in- augurate the 1915 General Committee intent With a pageant in of the rodeo at the stadium f the and the brilliantly electrical parade in the May Day of expositions year ses long remembered in the committee is headed by H. and Includes Mrs. A. Mrs. D. C. McCan Walter Frank Randolph H. A. J. Freeman G. J. L. Matthews and J. D. first pageant will tell the stop of the golden All sorts of his tone paraphernalia will be included in the The county towns will au with floats in as well as in the great floral parade that will be held the following Civic organizations fraternal lodges and bands from every section of the are invited to lend their aid in making the nine days of fiesta and rodeo the greatest occasion the Southland ever The Southern California Edison Company is offering a special bargain on its Hotpoint Combination to them in this The regular price of the cooker s but from April 1st until May 8th, if tie stoves that they will sell at a special price of 13.35. Your attention is called to the company's ad in this issue of the 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 Van ful aspirant for one of the automobiles offered by the Angeles Evening Herald in its subscription is making a game fight to land in first place at the finish and capture the larse car Steadily creeping up on rest of his he was in fourth place in the entire list on and had a good lead over his nearest rival for the district Less than points were be- tween him and first place in urn w 3 contest closes next and George says he hopes to this young hustler has been ill the past 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 On account of this illness he was obliged to miss the performance of Shepherd of the at the Majestic as one of the twenty-five leading who were guests of the Herald Monday He generously gave his place to his young who was companied by his George believes in keeping up the record of Van for We admire his and hope he lands FIRST TREES PLANTED NEAR SAN DIEGO IN 1768 Franciscan Cuttings Around AH Missions as They Were Established P. Ida S. on West 13 meeting was called to order by the Mrs. T. J. Magner The of the afternoon was interesting and instructive and was in charge of Miss who in a very wav addressed the society on Ireland ana be DUt into p for the Santa Ynez rive s is in fair shape a ill be greatly improve scheduled for April wm be completed between Los Angeles From Ventura to Car 1 the Rincon road is m good 1 roads are provided from into Santa From Santa Barbara tie road is th MEASURE ANGELES ISSUE BONDS 1NPM OF BIG WHIPPED INTO SHAPE fater and Conservation Will Have Power to Appoint to Have Actual Supervision of Construction Work and Maintenance after the many questions were a delicious re- were served by the the members tne following I canyon the roads are goo wi Mar. for r Benedict as a substitute for on the Mrs. Mrs. D. M. Mrs. M. U detour Mrs W. J. Petit and Mrs. J. L. o a w I T It has been that would amount practically to con no w Edna and San Luis However the detour wi done with in another mont The Van and Canning Association opened an office for the o its m the First National Bank It will the room south of the Bevis Bros G. F. Kelly of has heen selected by the executive committee to assist Manager ger and keep the books of the Mr. Kelly is a thorough and ex- At a meeting of the executive committee dav it was decided to go ahead wits at No general contract will be it being the Uon to have the building committee award the different branches of the work to local and have the done under an inspector to be employed by the If annexation carries in the Mav 4th all registered voters in this have a vote at the eral city election in when a major and are to e none nnu From San Luis Obispo the state highway is open as far as road from Paso Robles to ley at present is via Estrella on the rang The road on side of the Salinas will be ed s of the The new public utility carrying nto effect the provisions of the con- amendment adopted at the November passed in the grade the roads are in good conditi tn Salinas From Salinas to Nati dad v a the San Juan grade they are Grading off the San Juan grade n effort will be made to ob- second No. 600 allows cities to turn over to the railroad sion certain other regulating powers over public utilities not carried by the alien teachers from provisions of the law against the payment of public funds to any crs was introduced in the upper house is Sied to meet the ion of Attorney General U. S. voiced a month to the effect that for any foreigner to be in employ or receive elhe the chief interest entered in the fight over Grant's to ory attendance of children in the provides a new age limit for attending to sixteen in- LOS Mar. On Cali fornia Ripe Olive March 31 olive growers and olive packers will not honor to the ripe olive hut that ia has done in spreading abroad ospel of the ripe In one f the most interesting things in con- 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 sible for the perfection of the ripe in 176S teat Father Junipero Serra led a party of Franciscan tethers their Mission in Lower Califor Sa northward into the wild and then Unknown territory which is now the was established at San Around this mission fhey planted an the varieties of fruit grow in southern As they marched northward to e other they took wit them cuttings and seedlings from thi parent and in tWs way deve oped orchards adjacent to twenty otter missions which they established in different parts of the Ihus the science of horticulture was NOTICE All friends interested in Van winning the Los Angeles Herald auto- mobile contest will please hand their subscriptions to Stanley as I am confined to my home with 1 hope to be out in a few Stand by me and Van good and JR. re belongs fte credit for starting the ripe olive of California upon its march commercial She had been forced to take over an olive grove near next day she began work IN HONOR OF MISS KATHERINE The beautiful home of Mr. and W P on Sherman wad the scene of a very merry gatherin on Friday Miss entertained two of the classes of thi Presbyterian Sunday the B Y. D. Class and the Boy Coirl About forty young people werl In the early evening the tractive grassy patio rang with thi fun and frolic of outdoor latel progressive travel was enjoyed ti prizes being captured by Miss Mario Bowman and Ross When the guests were invited mt the dining a dainty and surprise awaited them in the form t an immense birthday decorated with confections of and pink Miss Whl sett in honor of whose birthday til cake had been was as surprised as were her guests j The usual articles incident to day cakes were hidden in this al were eagerly sought by the hap young The ring was found I the piece falling to Benjamin Ht the dime fell to Shirley faker the thimble was found by HI old the penny showed upl Alfred but elusive needle did not A very enjoyable evening was spe the departing guests wishing M Katherine many happy returns of j rough of nearly two miles be- tween Santa Clara and San Jose borne by all the proper the terms of the the su It U unfortunate It unor highway system could not be ed before the opening of the San Francisco But the tled condition of the bond market and lack of necessary funds have delayed San struction ana jae com that California's said The or he by the super e best ripe 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 She disposed of crop to Oakland m measure compelling him to attend provision is the of the Juvenile power ViS Mar. the can relief work in Belgium not kept 7 000.000 Belgians will be in a sorry as the American food is an is keeping them from according to former Senator Late Young of on the American re lief who has returned from the FRIDAY Notices have been posted for the election to be held April 2d, to select five high school trustees and one grammar school The election will be held at the grammar school The school trustees to it comes to the issuance of a chance en 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 cent. party instituting or tj in the shall The high school trustees to bo MrH prou ed are to t it 1 the trusts elected at the recent tion on July 1st, hut in case the 5 01 Los Angeles votes favorably on ation May 4th, the control of all the schools in the annexed territory will pass to the city board of that this g ator rights perty thp for tho other return of California shrimps to the public markets F a by Senator San isco appears dustry icr crop o- enough to be used as With these samples she invaded the and introduced the Call ripe olives in New York and OWENS RIVER WATER IS PALATABLE AND WHOLESOME The Owens River Water is able wholesome and 1 his is tho decision reached by Works and which was handed down last Friday in denying the to restrain tho city of Los Angeles from delivering the water to Us in- The hearing of this case lasted for and has cost the a sum of The sons the injunction were con- fronted with the evidence of some ot he experts on bacteriology and sanitary engineering in the United who after personal in- ion and that the water is fit for human Tims another for such the action was by thp great majority of the people of the NEW HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETES The board of for the Van Union High Sen District met Saturday evening at grammar school and cl plated its All the ml hers were Charles J. was elected and George Jess was elected A budget was presented by Supei ins Principal Nathan F. si inl the amount of available funds and the various needs in the 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 Several bids were presented foi of the stage in the but were held over lor fug There were no bids presented TcL stable and as the not completed the plans and REVIVAL MEETINGS AT THE M. E. CHI Revival meetings are every evening in the The co-operation of all nle is earnestly usj a common cause In tho Christ's and religious of the We cordial vite the public to
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