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Van Nuys News, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1920, Van Nuys, California THE VAN VAN APRIL 9, 1920 EXPANSION BY VAN COMPANY BUYS Moving Equipment to New Plant ity for Ready for Season Further expansion of the nSw plant of the Van Canning Company on East Bessemer street is now in prog ress as the result an important deal fanning of the To Delegates of the League west Convention enjoyed a trip through the Van Sunday and were high in their praise of the town and The left the Trinity rium at in went irst to Mercury Aviation in where several made flights in the They reached the ley about four and were pi- over Sherman Way to Marian and hack over the State highway by G A who represented the Van Chamber of and who had provided his large Packard car to haul a number of the delegates Among the party Governor and Mrs. Davis of Attorney Gen eral Keyes of Judge Otis J Baughn of Judge Jayne of Lyman and many other officials of Arizona and PROTECTION PLANS IN THE AIR JL THREE METHODS ENGINEER ARE NOT Request Filed For Additional Data on Old Plan of visors Order Construction of Dam in Will Help Solve Problem WEDDING AT DU PLESSIS HOME ob. visitors cannng pan mato Association located at Santa and will move all of the machinery and equipment to Van use in its plant The ing at Santa Ana will be This addition to former plans of the company will give a capacity of ling 50 tons of tomatoes which will make it one of the largest tomato packing plants in Southern The transfer of the equipment IB now under way and is being installed rapidly as Mr president of the com- stated Wednesday that they ex- to have the plant ready for the fruit pack He looks for the first apricots to come in about June 15 this which will be three weeks earlier than last The company has already contracted for a large amount of fruit and ex- run to capacity throughout the A dehydrating machine of the lates model will be installed to operate on number 2 apricots and OFFICERS FOR RE-ELECTED landing Committees George B. Jess Elected to Board Membership proved Agreement The newly elected directors of the Chamber of Commerce met in the city hall Monday and completed their organization for the coming WEDDING AT HOME OF MR. AND MRS. MARK SNYDER A simple house wedding of interes to Van people took place las Saturday morning at the home ot and Mrs. Marx on North She man when their Mis Esther C. of Holly wa united in marriage to R. A. hv th Three different methods of con- trolling the storm waters of the which have been presented to the city council by Engineer were considered at the meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Monday and none of plans met with All of them were rejected upon a motion made by A E and it was decided to investigate further the feasibility of a plan of diversion which once before been considered and for which a preliminary survey had been made by the city engineering The plans rejected were as No plan contemplated the paving with concrete of Kester and Hazeltine avenues a distance of 7.2 to a width of 40 depressing the centers and providing curbs with a maximum height of 18 Also an additional channel to carry a tion of the water into the wash by an easterly The ob- to this plan was the excessive damaged by such a course were pres ent to protest against the an- Emil Lavigue and Miss Elsie two popular young people well known in Van were united in marriage Saturday April 3d, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E E 13u Rev. V. M. of the performed the Only immediate members of top immediate families were the list of guests including Mr. and Mrs. J. I. parents of the Mr and Mrs. Frederick Mr. and Mrs. G. Mr. and Mrs. George relatives of the and Mr. and Mrs. Du Mrs. Du Plessis is a sister of Mr. Lavigne The bride wore a charming blue taffeta dress with hat to and Florence Du the little flower wore white net over pink The young couple are spending thei honeymoon at Catalina and on thei WOMANS CLUB ENTERTAINS RECIPROCITY DAY AN EN- EVENT Visitors From Other a wedding present from the jpf in the presence of the family and a few intimate Following the a luncheon was after the bride and groom for Mt Lowe for a few They will leave Los for and will visit relatives in orga year Eleven of the fifteen directors were The officers chosen B R William F. M. L. E. Paul F financial was decided to do away with al standing committees and to have all matters in the future spe cial where The agreement reported by the pres ident and secretary for the employ ment ot control matters was A resolution was creating one more membership on the board of di- rectors and George B. whose name was left off the membership through an when the ballots LU which is estimated at ind would be No plan consists of ng a right of way 60 feet wide along he rear of the property lines between Kester and Saugus avenues tending southerly from the bend in the Pacoima to the Los Angeles the construction of concrete channel of sufficient capacity to carry the entire flow of the The cost is estimated at which was also considered No. No. 3 contemplated a channel through the highly developed Bungalow Homes tract extending from the intersection of Raymer and Kester avenue southeasterly to The estimated cost of this ent to honeymoon at uuu protest was sustained by etura wjn make I home with Mr. and Mrs. Du Plessi It is the aim to have a report on they a home on a the alternate plan as soon as possible Qn Bast sberman Way which wa and A. D. who has era- Q ployed by the Chamber to look the will camp on the trail until it is thoroughly investigated and its feasibility Good news in connection with the flood control problem was received Wednesday when it was announced that the supervisors of the county had definitely ordered the construction of the Hutchins dam in the Pacoima canyon and that work will be started as soon as This decision of. the supervisors followed a trip on Tuesday by the the course of the Pacoima channel and to the site of the proposed dam in the This dam will cost over of which is immediately able in the county flood control dis- It will be 350 feet high and will impound 9000 acre feet of dam will materially assist in reducing the crest in times of very heavy will practically cut off all flow in the Pacoima during nor mat In view of the large cost that wil be necessary to construct any diver sion channel for local it been suggested by some that it be possible to build additional dams in the canyon sufficient to catch enough of the water in flood time to remove practically all the menace to in the Whether such considered by Five Program by Guests Welcomed by Mrs C. B. Barkla TALKS ON THE INTERESTING MEETING HELD BY AMERICAN LEGION Speakers From Los Meeting Scheduled for Giving Van a Real Service a after which they will make their home in where the groom is in the employ of the Great Northern The bride has been a frequent guest at the home of her and is known to many Van whose good will follow her to her new wishes MRS F. D. HUDSON HOSTESS AT CHARMING LUNCHEON Mrs F D Hudson entertained a bor of ladies at her on West Sherman last The tess had her beautifully rated in ferns and and the afternoon passed merrily with dancing and guessing Mrs. J S won first prize in the birthday A dainty lunch was served and the varied n of property to ld DC h than in the were was the unanimous lection to fill the Applications for the position of ried secretary were considered and a selection was held over until some of the applicants could be personally in- Mr. will serve until the selection is The matter of a crossing over the Pacific Electric tracks at the junction of Sherman Way and North Sherman Way was presented by George and a motion was en- dorsing the petition filed by property owners some time asking for this The crossing is sary to allow traffic from North man Way to reach the south side of Sherman Way without detouring for about a half Plans for organizing the community into a large and effective Chamber of Commerce to meet the needs were con- and it was decided to take this matter up in detail on Friday One of most bean is being carried throughout the aced by the constantly increasing im- the consumer is ready for The Japanese immigration problem which is engaging the attention o California people on account of the growing population of the Japanese in the was presented at an open meeting the Fernando Valley Post American held in Masonic on Wednesday The speakers were George J. Bruns of Highland who has made a exhaustive study of the an Albert of Los foi connected with the District A office of the county as a sp ciali Gulick now before Con- was attacked by both who claimed that it was fostered by men under the influence of Japanese propoganda and who had wrong con- ceptions of the actual menace facing this state and the J P. president of the local stated in introducing the that the meeting had been called to gain information on the It was expected that there would be a large attendance of the farmers of the but only a few were ent. portation of Oriental S hould Sci veu up m tures of the entertainment a j n 9thj p. very pleasant Among those noted expert in this win present Mesdames Armstrong tn tne directors presen and of Edward Mrs. E. of Los Mrs. Marguerite Bo- Tee of Mesdames Crow Phillips and The hostess was assisted by Mrs. George Crowe and Mrs. be present to confer with the directors and to offer A general invitation is extended to all citizens who may be interested to attend this which will be held in the branch city hall at 8 o'clock out and take part in this impor tant VAN WINS FROM VAN SCORE 0F 7-2 The first ball game on the Ranch diamond was played Sunday and the were beaten by the Van team by a score of 7-2. Brown pitched for Van A good-sized crowd saw the The were resplendent in natty new furnished by Mrs. H E. proprietor of the Another game will be played next day between the same teams on the ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULED FOR VAN HIGH SCHOOL Local and outside talent will appear together in three interesting scheduled by the High School for the remainder of the school year The first will be given Friday April 16th, when the Junior class will stage a short Proposal Under and Dr. hey continue to arrive in the same volume as during the past three and no relief is given by Congress m way of an adequate it may mean the practical annihilation of one of the largest and most important cultural industries in The situation is becoming very according to those who have made a study of the unless a tariff of at least 4 cents a pound is we will see the passing of an Industry j which will mean the loss of millions of dollars in addition to the abandonment of thousands of acres of land to less productive and less able The organized bean growers of fornia have presented to Congress an application for a tariff upon grown beans of 4 cents a At the present time it is 25 cents a The went to ington last offered m support of its request the following During the past four years the cost of production of beans has more than and in California is in excess of 6% cents a while in the Orient the average cost does not ex- ceed 2 cents a The average normal production of beans in tne States is approximately uuni and is also the only food product which has been sold at prices materially lower than that of the previous two and the only one that has been sold below the cost of There are many reasons why nia as well states should have this California has grown nearly one-half ot the beans produced in the United the crop has been second in to only one other agricultural product in the n to the state as high as of new wealth in one In many of our counties it is the most important crop and thousands of acres of the richest lands are unsuited to The bean is the greatest aid in I Kronman gave adding fertility to the soil and proposal Silas Evans will give his popular Play and Other Members of the Woman's Club who heard Dr. Evans there a year ago will testify that he is a speaker of tion and stimulating anu easy to listen The program will be and has brought BIRTHDAY SURPRISE FOR OUR LOCAL TAILOR party on Sunday the would cause great loss and harm to merchants and business men generally and its effect would be felt in every channel of The can be saved only through a tariff sufficient to cover the ference of the cost of production in America and Those who are in- in the general welfare of the United is 000 bushels while that of the Orient is state and its industries should use about The field every means to acquaint their about laborer of Asia receives less than of her Mr at their home on East Gilmore The guests were relatives and close friends of the family and included Mr. and Mrs. Herbert F. Platt and son George H. Mrs. Brady and daughter Frances of Santa Mr. and Mrs. Jos. H. Bergman and two children of Los Mr. Kronman appreciated the ant surprise and the many handsome gifts he received Thirty clubs of the Los Angeles Federation of Woman's Clubs were represented at the delightful Day meeting of the Van Club given Wednesday March 31st, and in the entertainment of the many the local club once more did itself The address of welcome was given by Mrs. C. B. president of the Van and the spirit of the occasion was well summed up closing quotation which fitted in nicely with the exceptional beauty of this as shown by the rich f wild flowers and the warmth nd the cheer of the To give of your joy like a sacred hat the hearts around us may be brimmed to hold to the wherere we stand comfort and strength of a helping The chairman of program being m- the program for the after- noon was graciously and efficiently by Mrs. G. H. hairman of the music After chorus singing of he following numbers were heartily enjoyed as attested by the rousing Piano Wetzstein and Mrs. Georgia of Music Interpretive othy Brown and Leona Piano Wetzstein and Mrs. Mrs the charming district extended greetings the A social hour followed when de- licious salad and coffee were Among the guests were Mr. son a. brother of Ernest and wno were Many happy memories which follow so naturally when such groups with mutual aims and interests carried away by the departing At the meeting next Wednesday afternoon the club will have as its Frank G. who will de- liver an address on of Capital and Mr who is a well known lecturer and will appear under the auspices of the Commercial oration of an which is promoting a better under- standing of American citizenship and harmonious relation between em- ployer and The men of the Van community are invited o attend this which will be held at in the OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON WATER LINE EXTENSIONS Relative to the recent advance in the charge to be made by the Public ervice Commission for water line er- the following excerpt from the official ordinance is given for the benefit of our not exceeding 200 feet of water main will be made to serve applicants with water for permanent improvement in said fof ex- tensions in excess of 200 feet a deposit of per lineal foot will be re- returnable at the same rate whenever a water supply is furnished to additional permanent consumers fronting on the same extension of water that no return shall be in excess 200 feet for each additional It was announced by Mr. Inglis that the next meeting of the Post would be a n the nature of a meeting and The mea ot and and that another open meeting would be arranged for when the subject of Americanization would be presented to the Van people by a very prominent The policy which has been adopted by the local post in planning these educational meetings is highly worthy and and the boys should receive encouragement by the large attendance of our The post is in a flourishing and is growing in influence by its intention of being an tion of BIQ Registrations for the May primary closed and there was a lar rush at the offices of the local Mrs. Lisle Morehous and W Both worked all in Washington of the laborer Ol Asia cents a day against a day in this tance of the subject and bring every i to bear ln the is stated that the Oriental 3age ot an adequate imitation of nearly to listen 10. with organ The dates of the other two entertainments are ranch Leslie of the Van 14th and June 4th. has about completed the work on the Organ Factory and will have them in fine condition for the opening game there one weeK from Brown and the old will be the Van this and a strong team will be gathered to back them BUSINESS LICENSES FOR SECOND QUARTER ARE DUE can in thig the bean being identical with the Small which itutes 42 percent of this country's Chapter A. I The bean was sold j funy 3 BOOK REVIEW AT P. E. O. MEETING WEDNESDAY fts he I W. Both an auu All present had a most enjoyable Mr. Huntley stayed on the job till 10 time and in leaving the guests wished j p. in the Mr. Kronman many more happy Over 300 people in the Van were registered during the bringing the total registrations HENRY BOULANGER MARRIES i close to 1000. LOS ANGELES IVAN LIBRARY IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED Henry a veteran of in and who served distinction in the A. E. and Miss i Mrs. A. M. Van De Carr has resigned Marie of Los were as of the Van branch FREE DANCE I San Francisco in 1919 as low ns Edith AND ENTERTAINMENT or about one-half j Wednesday i in r 111 tin j cents a or about one-half j Wednesday afternoon VAN FANS OCCUPY TWO BOXES AT OPENING GAME event will be Their Business license taxes collectedly ment appears in this Wallace of the license ly licenses and licenses for the second quarter are now duo and nc the bureau's office in the City taxes wm April 10. second quarter taxes same and hav IMS and Mrs. Kiinn will a The Orient chapter on April 21st. resources to every demand OL Ihu As a result of this linn with cheap Oriental henna n proportion of tlie 11US crop ni state has found no rv prices below the cost of produ tho This hns worked a Imi started to do on i T i 1 BUSINESS fe who hav ENLARGING K NEW SHINNERS BLOCK A of 2! local headed bv The Valley Investment Company of in Los j San has leased the Corner saw the go down room of the new at the Oakland i ami Sherman for a term i j to defeat inn i iit largo machine The Van fans occupied two boxes j years and will open a real estate office Sherman V. ay to care i m. J of there in the near D. E. IP j increasing business Tne sho back ol j who with the com- growers in this will be wM we a for some in in some the Van about to
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