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Van Nuys News And Van Nuys Call, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1915, Van Nuys, California THE VAN NEWS AND THE VAN CALL V VAN SEPTEMBER 10, 1915 NUMBER 2 RECENT ADDITIONS TO OUR POPULATION ASKS CITY COUNCIL TO OUTLINE POLICY FOR and Heads of Schools and Growers for Products Urged The Chamber of Commerce meeting held in Whitson hall Monday evening made up in importance it lacked in Monday being a many of the citizens were out of town and there were only about fifty present when President called the meeting to The cipal was the im- of having the Los Angeles city council adopt a definite policy in The population at Van ues to and houses for rent are becoming scarcer than according tn reports from the local real estate This L. L. rented house on East E street J. who will represent Los Angeles Water Department in this He also rented an ment in the Shinners Building to Mr. who will take the place of Mr. 3cptt with the Southern California ison Through the R. P. Biggart Mr. who will represent the Standard Oil Company rented the Lawrence Brown bungalow on West F and Mr. of an engineer with the A. B. Sugar Com- rented Dr. Mather's corner Seventh and Bonnie George Alcock and recent ar- rivals from will soon move into their home on East Eighth DR. CALLENDER'S CAR STOLEN IN LOS ANGELES regard to the administration of the affairs of rural annexed Mr. in his opening re- pointed some of the things that need resurfacing South Sherman care of the parking along man equipment for a volunteer fire policing for protection to property and to enforce traffic and an ordinance excepting the rural sections from many of the city ordinances and lations in effect in the more densely populated parts of the ADDITIONAL It was reported that a letter had been sent to the council calling to some of these needs and the action of the president and secretary in sending the letter was endorsed by unanimous N. principal of the Van reported that city board of education had authorized the completion of the high school grounds according to the plans the landscape artist by local school trustees before This work include the the running tennis and basketball courts and gravel and is now being advertised for Upon request of. Mr. to high poses as J. secretary of the Growers and Canning an interesting account of the ment of the association in its different phases of Much valuable knowledge and experience had been gained in the marketing of melons this and in Mr. langer's would see the lots to eastern markets for weeks after the Imperial valley season had instead of depending entirely on the local An important point brought out in this talk was in reference to the leasing of lands owned by Mr. thought that these lands should be leased to parties resident in the tract and who are also owners of land in the for the reason that outsiders are of no tical use to the community or tion and in many cases are Work was reported stopped arily on the Van cannery ing in order to allow the full working force to rush the building to so that the bean which has been can be in- stalled in time to take care of this large The Van when may be used this winter for storage of if the sociation decides to hold any for better Early next year the equipment will be installed for The secretary of the chamber re- ported that Dr. head of the city and one of his in- had visited Van day and recommended the need of gar hage On the secre tary was authorized to submit a re- quest to council asking that provision be made to give Van wagon to take away the garbage once a Another rural postal route from the Van office to take care of North Van and other contiguous tory was recommended and referred to the committee on mercantile The matter of an improved road to connect Van with territory west was left in the hands of the com- on streets and B. R. Holloway called attention to several instances where in this section had received short in marketing live poultry to The practice is to hold the scales in such a position that they do not ter the true Attractive prices are but the buyers more than offset any advance in regular prices by this short He cautioned the to be on the lookout and help get the goods on these men Mr. Holloway received a letter from Charles M. county sealer of weights and in he ad vises purchase scales which have been tested and The extension of the 5-cent fare radius for Van on the Pacific Electric railway was referred to the transportation committee to investi gate and report at the next meeting A motion was passed instructing th agricultural commutes to confer with the Van Realty Board in regard A Ford automobile belonging to Dr. N. was last day evening from in Los near the Majestic Dr. and Mrs. Callender had gone into the and when they came out the car was A large car owned by Mrs. Anita Baldwin was taken from near the same place on the same The ter car was recovered and four boys arrested in connection with the but so far no trace has been found of the Nine Fords were reported missing at Police TAX RATE THIEVES SECURE TWO VAN SUITCASES TUMI mine VAN PROPERTY BENEFIT BY ANNEXATION TO THE OF LOS ANGELES Total Bate Is on All Property ia Han Tract and Increase ID Valuation of Lighting District Due to Levy by County for Flood City Tax for Valley Year Headquarters Saturday FOR HIGH SCHOOL Miss Elaine Anderson has been signed by the city Board of Education as a teacher in the Van High EMPLOYERS DISCUSS PUN TO REDUCE INJURIES ADVANCED RULES MAY BECOME PART OF STATE LAW Van Tax All Payable to County Tax City Tax General County Levy Salaries and General County Rood High School Common Special County County Free Special School District Angeles High Elementary Interest and Sinking Van Lighting Total Rate 0.42 0.69 Mrs. J. C. Lennox and lost two valuable filled with wearing in Los An- gles last to two slick They and were carrying the suitcases from the Southern Pacific station to the street when they were ed by two well-dressed young men who volunteered io lift the cases on the The ladies graciously accepted the favor and entered the noting that the men had put down the cases in the They had only gone a short dis- when they observed that the men who had assisted them had gotten off the and investiga tion showed that the suitcases had gone with The police were no- and a search but the cases were not REPRESENTATIVE OF WATER DEPT. TO COLLECT RENTALS The water collections in the San Fernando Valley will be made monthly by a representative from the Los An- geles Water according to information received This collector will make a house It is possible that ar rangements will be made to have de- payments made at the First National Bank of Van Collections for August will be made the latter part of this week or early next TO BE MY FREE GREAT TRADING CONTEST INSTITUTED BY LOCAL GROCERy Otte Valuable Hay Rules of Contest and Date of ment to be talced Next A large crew men are now at work on the State between South Sherman Way and Chalk laying stone for the widening of Two feet on either side will 3e, thus making ample room for the passing of cars along this ure Industrial Accidents Reported to Commission in the Past een With Temporary Injuries The 1915-16 tax rate for Van high school law the last session and the included in the the requiring all counties a K AD to levy a general tax property county sufficient to provide a to ner unit of and is 43 In high This tract and the ranch will be This rata LOS Sept. the safeguarding of all shop and mill workers in fornia will become a part of the laws of the state If the tentative general safety orders prepared by the safety department of the accident are Representing the commission at the conference were Will J. French and Col. Harris Weinstock H. Los John R. of and H. L. safety The orders being considered are in the form finally approved at conference in San As an incentive to advanced action on the safety Commissioner French presented at the opening of the conference some recent statistics by the In the last eighteen he there had been reported to the commis a total of industrial dents in of which resulted in temporary Injuries to em- in permanent and in fatal For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1914, and ended June the com- reports showed a total ol industrial of which 557 resulted in fatal 982 in permanent and tern As compensation for these injuries he records show a al of was paid in the was laid to injured and paid for medical Of the total number of temporary the records show hat were the result of acci in manufacturing 15, in in construe in the extraction of min in the In ser and in Of the injuries resulting in death 118 were the result of collisions o cars and other and 108 from falling rock or machinery was responsible for 37fi o permanent falling object 168, and 144 were due to the catch ing of feet or hands under object whine were being to establishing an exhibit of Van Nuy products in the P. E. It wa pointed out that such an exhibit woul be of great benefit to the communit by setting forth to visitors what ca be grown This meeting of the be the forerunner of an active winte It is the hope of the tors that every citizen in the commun ity will become a member and with their presence and ideas to vance the interests of the communit in which we wer for Van than last hen the rate was The reduction is due to the fact that he territory in the San Fernando was annexed to the city May became a part of Los Angeles chool district and the city chool district special rate of 69 cents of the different district rates s they were apportioned last year and hich were much The Van uys high and the louth grammar and the Marian tar school districts are thus ated and will from this time on be a irt of the city school The taxes for other partii of the San ernando valley affected by annexation ill be similarly The Van rate is distributed as General county 94 which is 9 required a 14% cents this As no levy was required for state poses this the increase was held to 9 A tax of of a cent was laid flood This will duce about and will only be to protect the county With no other unless an can be made from the general county flood prevention is doomed for another The amount provided will not be a starter even for emergency or temporary The valuation of the Van ing district is This district includes all of the Van mouth tract and the Encino or approximately The in- crease over last year's valuation is due entirely to WORK OF WIDENING STATE HIGHWAY PROGRESSING A great trading contest Trill be next week by the Bevis Bros. in which a brand-new piano and other valuable prizes be given away absolutely free to the lucky lady The piano has been shipped from the and will soon be placed in the window of the where anyone may see and try it. Arrangements are being made to give recitals from time to time during the Ladies wishing to become ant's may be nominated on blanks which can be secured at the There is no entry fee or requirement of any kind to Any ried or is All that is required to win the piano Is to gather the most votes during the life of the By special arrangement's with the principals conducting the sub- to the News will be counted as votes and will apply on the piano and other Here is the chance you have been looking for to place a fine piano in your home and enjoy all the pleasure that music adds to a QUARANTINE ORDERED TO KEEP OUT FRUIT FLY PEST MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY IS MOST FEARED OF CITRUS PESTS UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA CORRESPONDENCE COURSES ents higher than last Special as there was no change in the land for roads and county free On the above the average Van lot assessed at will pay a total tax of The average assessment on acreage in the tract is about which will make a tax of per On the whole the rate is very to the property With water being served at 7c per 100 cubic feet for domestic purposes instead of at the old rate of for 800 cubic and with the above reduction in tax Van has reason to be- lieve that it took the proper step when it annexed to Los Angeles brary 42 cents as against 41 cents ast The taxes collected by the under this head will be turned ver to Angeles city and will be by city officials in the No taxes will be to the city this Special chool district Angeles 69 ents as against the total special chool rate for the Van district ast Van lighting 4 the same as last The increase in the county rate of 9 ents is due to the enactment of the SCHOOL GROUNDS IN FINE SHAPE FOR MONDAY PLAY A VAN The grounds around the Grammar School have undergone a remarkable during the past through the efforts and attention Fred who has had in beautiful lawn has the trees and by careful have made remarkable the courts and walks are all in fine Mr. espie is deservedly proud of his and is anxious to have the citizens and inspect it at the opening of school next IN CITRUS FRUITS MARKETED IN YEAR LOS Sept. marketed carloads of citrus worth more than in the fiscal year just according to a report made by G. Harold general manager of the California Fruit While the crop larger this year than in the 1913-1914 adverse conditions encountered throughout the country proved a back to the To Improve keting conditions and create a demand for California oranges am the which sents 62 per cent of the growers the in the coming season wil wage a great advertising campaign to educate the consumers in the valui and various uses to which oranges and lemons may be TRICK ON REV. BAKER Since coming to the pastorate of the Van Baptist Rev. F. Nelson Baker has become imbued with desire to combine with his other He ast week to a few but found none the local men willing to He finally reached F. who said that he would see that he was Imagine the Reverend's surprise early Tuesday a truck loaded with chicken wire and twelve choice Leghorn pullets arrived at his and several neighbors on the scene to start the con- struction of a No for the material or labor was nor would any compensation be So now Rev. Baker is well started in the poultry Those contributing to this agreeable surprise were Messrs. Young J. T. Ren J. M. Frazer and A. A. Kunert The sincere thanks of Rev. Baker are extended to these gentlemen for their Chief of United States Department of Agriculture Is Will Be Redoubled Sept. given by Dr. L. O. chief ento- of the United States ment of that a more rigid Quarantine against Hawaiian tural products must be imposed to keep out much feared Mediterranean has been While the federal and state laws have been strictly enforced at all California ports for several it is understood that the is to be It is possible also that the embargo hat has been placed on certain fruits and plants may be ex- ended to with a view to ng them out of this state The reason given for this vigilance the fact that the Mediterranean ruit scientifically known as the Ceratitis is the most feared of pests that threaten citrus Through the efforts of the federal and state governments and the Citrus the dangerous fruit fly has been kept clear of California citrus Every possible source of and particularly exports where the fly is known have been watched with the of The quarantine now in force utely prohibits the importation of the of the Mediterranean fruit As for plants or fruits that may be shipped from they are ted only after being ed. As a double guard against an in- vasion by the horticultural ex- perts visit every ship that arrives in San Francisco or San Diego from Hawaii and inspect even hand baggage of So far as is there have been no artificial means devised for combat ing the once it gains a foothold in any The fly itself works from the inside of the and products that may have every outward appearance of be- ing firm and good may have the rior structure almost entirely de- Being free of the flies and having the barriers California citrus fruit growers have little to will not relax their vigil to keep their groves free from the The University of California has sent notices out to the effect that cor- respondence courses will be given in the following rus fruit and barley and rice Other ground home rural lic canning and child and adult infant and invalid ind care of the farm in- will be sent upon request o the Division of Agricultural College of LANE TO FILL PULPIT SUNDAY Rev. H. P. Lane will return to hii in the Presbyterian Church ncx Sunday for the first time since his re cent He will preach at the morning but in the evening a special song service has been arranged by the young The lawn social and held iy the ladies of the Presbyterian Wednesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. was a success in every way and i largely The grounds vere attractively decorated with lanterns and electric and tables with floral centerpieces were spread on all parts of the The Van Band furnished music for the occasion and dered a program of operatic md popular Many newcomers our Valley were present and seemed o thoroughly enjoy their first glimpse of a typical Van The Aid Society netted about which will be applied to the building The ladies wish to express their to Mr. and Mrs. the and all others who in any way MICHIGAN STATE SOCIETY HOLDS PICNIC SEPT. 18 Fall reunion of the Michiganders will be held at Sycamore Satur Sept. 18th. The program will in elude oratory and good coffee thousands of Michigan folks from al over the southern part of the state wil bo there 1" greet you and to renew Bring your dinner and stay as long as you Coffee will be served free to all who buy a Both the red and yellow cars will get you LAWN SOCIAL A PLEASANT EVENT MRS. FRANK MAYO PASSES FROM LIFE Mrs. Frank Mayo died Tuesday September 7th, home on lastro near Eighth Mrs. Mayo had been ill for several suffering from pulmonary She was aged thirty-one One of the early settlers around Van she was well known and had many friends who will mourn her The funeral services were conducted at the Methodist at Thursday and were in charge of the Van Furniture and Undertaking Burial was made at the Hollywood is survived by There were no INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT IN VAN An ordinance was adopted by the City Council creating an industrial district for Van By this the large distributing tion of the Standard Oil Company is VIM TRUCK FOR THE HARRIS GROCERY ARRIVES new delivery truck has been chased for the Harris to re- place the old which outlived its usefulness as a means The Vim is the name of the It is made in This makes the second track of this kind in use in the
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