California Pasadena Independent Newspaper Archives Aug 21 1957, Page 5

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Independent, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1957, Pasadena, CaliforniaValley cities Cut county moving to boost tax while two cities in the san Gabriel Valley announced a reduction in tax rates county officials yesterday predicted the county tax rate would be 1v cents higher than expected because of a drop in income received from the state. The Corina City Council Hasi set the tax rate for 1957-58 at Hollinger cited several Rea per assessed value lowest rate in the sons for the drop in income estimates for the county. City s history. The new figure he said the county will re is 8 cents less than last year so delve about less in reduction made possible brim dior vehicle taxes because of an assessed valuation slump in automobile sales. 000 higher than anticipated. officials have estimated Azusa City Council Man Cut that vehicles will be 5 and 8 cents from tax rat re. Sold next year compared with rates Are for District 2, earlier predictions of the newer Section of town and i another in Antici for District 1, where Bonds for Street work and City Hall construction Are being re tired. The City has a budget. The al Monte City coun cil has stood Pat on its rates. Residents of al Monte sup porting a budget will pay at the rate of in three districts. The rate will be 1 cent higher in the fourth District where residents Are paying off a sewer Bond. Assistant county manager Linn Hollinger yesterday told county supervisors the county will receive less Money from motor vehicle taxes Hospital Aid and other sources. Hollinger asked for revisions in income estimates in the budget already adopted for 1057-58. This will be reflected in the final tax rate scheduled to be set by the Board tuesday. Last month a fiscal expert estimated this year s tax rate would be per of assessed valuation. The additional Ivi cents would boost this figure. Up 6 cents this would mean an increase of about 6 cents from the 1956 57 rate of per rated extra subsidies for tuberculosis treatment went Down the Drain when gov. P. Good win Knight failed to sign a Bill passed by the legislature. Hollinger said the county also had to Cut by its estimated income from in Terest on investments. He noted the county is Actu ally taking in More sales taxi wallets vanish i Duniway. South Pasadena readies curbs on truck traffic South Pasadena. Reduction or elimination of heavy truck traffic through South Pasadena will be the no. 1 project of the chamber of Commerce this year. More than 2000 trucks go up and Down fair Oaks ave. And Mission St. Every Day according to chamber estimates. Spearheading a chamber study on a solution to the truck problem will be a com Mittee headed by Harvey a. Mylander. Truck objections objections to truck traffic Independent this is a Little red schoolhouse Metal posts lining circular Walkway form striking pattern of lines and curves in Central area of new Magnolia school nearing completion at Citrus ave. And. Learfield St., Azusa. School will relieve double sessions. Firemen Money than . But supervisors can use Only in come from unincorporated areas. Consequently All in creases have been offset by the formation of new cities which take their own sales taxes. In al Monte a record City budget 12% higher than last years was approved by the City Council monday night. Telpher Wright City administrator said the new budget estimates City receipts will be total expenditures set at the general fund takes up the largest part of the budget designating to pay for municipal operating costs. The City tax rate stays the same As last year at per of assessed valuation for one District and for three districts the larger due to the unpaid sewer Bond. Our an continued from Phuc one integrating and time con Stant the dragging ear How Ever did pick up a Little electronic scuttlebutt. Seems the russians Are having difficulty with their Earth satellite. In fact they May not get the thing into the Ozone Dur ing the current geophysical year. Apparently Ivan went out to lunch when he should have been out to launch. The top russian in charge of geophysical go Ings on in the soviet Union v. , admitted As much to an american correspondent revealing at the same Lime a rather intimate knowl Edge of our own problems. For instance he knew we Are planning to do our launching in three stages and Are trying to develop each stage separately. He declined however to com ment on what method his own people Are develop ing for their proposed launching. The u. S. Correspond Erwin is pilots safety official West Covina. Or. Alfred Erwin West Covina optometrist and member of the san Gabriel Valley optometric Assn. Has been appointed chair Man of the safety and welfare committee of the Pomona Valley pilots Assn. This group composed of safety minded flyers is Spon Soring their fourth annual efficiency race from Brackett Field to Phoenix and Back on aug. 31. F. G. Run Yon ent j. W. Cohn representing the electronic news asked Why he re fused to give such information when the Ameri cans Are so apparently Frank. Belousov s answer i must admit was a killer we approached the ques ti6n of publicity on Bur satellite quite differently than the americans. They appeared to prefer to give out preliminary information and then go into their experiments some of which May not be Success Ful. We prefer to test out the details first and then announce the results. J when we have made some i successful experiments we will be Happy to announce the Toucie for Kovarich for those of us craning our necks on the ground the eventual launching will present a Spectator situation even worse than that encountered at a ten Nis match. The american satellite will be whirling around the Equator while the soviets sphere will go around the Earth longitudinally crossing the poles. This should prove most confusing even on a Clear night. A morning daily newspaper sub lashed at Pasadena Calif Home delivery a month 7sc per month Dally Oer month in Advance news Dally 15c sunday second class mail privileges authorized at Pasadena Post office. Qualified to accept Legal Advertis ing by Superior court order Pasa no. C-1418, june 6. 1936 Pasadena offices 525 e. Colorado St. By 5-6811 or by 1-8188 suburban offices-121 s. First ave. Arcadia. I 6-4671. During fire Call la Canada. County firemen who extinguished a House Blaze at 2408 a pied Mont ave., Montrose were plenty scorched when they came Back and looked in their lockers. A thief entered the vacant and unguarded station at 1729 foothill blvd. And grab bed two wallets including one belonging to capt. Har vey Flanner. Planner said the Crook got from his Wallet and Mike Swetz who lost the other said his contained about to fete j. Robert Smith the american legion Posl 769, will Honor j. Robert Smith editor publisher of the Crown City a citation for meritorious service rendered his people and Community Dur ing the past year at special ceremonies at 8 . Tomorrow at the masonic Hall 1475 Lin Coln ave. The award is in appreciation of Smith s fight for better opportunities for the members of his race in employment and civil rights. Scoville to talk at cd session Monrovia. Harry Scoville Monrovia s director of civil de sense will be among the speak cars at Friday s regular monthly meeting of the Southern Call Fornin cd and disaster Assn in san Gabriel. Representatives from More than 70 cities will attend the session to be held from 10 to . In san Gabriel s new adult recreation Center at 324 s. Mission or. Pc Secretary Dies in Hospital miss Arlene d. Alcorn. Administrative Secretary in Pasa Lena City schools since 1928, died yesterday in a Pasadena Hospital after a Brief illness. For the past five years she lad been Secretary to or. Wil Iam b. Langsdorf president of Pasadena City College. A native of Syracuse n. Y., Hiss Alcorn was graduated from Pasadena High in 1922. She lived at 1171 e. Mendocino St., Altadena with her Mother mrs. Grace Alcorn who is her sole survivor. Or. Langsdorf said miss Alcorn knew As much about Pasadena City College As any person in the school system. She always did More than duty called for. This is a very real loss to kiwanis club set for rummage Safe Duarte the Duarte Kiwa Nis club is conducting a rum Mage Sale at the Duarte county Park 1344 Bloomdale ave., on sept. 28 and 29. Rummage up to the time o the Sale May be left at the sportsman s tavern the ban of America and the House o television in Duarte. On sept 28, at the same Park in conjunction with the Sale Ither will be a boy scout break fast Between 8 and 11 . Reduce the Mona Lisa Way muscle toning contouring spot reducing steam Bajis Mclevy rollers Stu Fer tables off 0 on courses Pur. Chased thru aug. 30 courses May be purchased now used inter 1 Complete lady Conditi Radii Servizi Juki 81 n. Santa Anita ave. Paid Tea by 2-1648 by 2-8133 evti., thin. Amp. Farsi Pitt air to successful years in Pasadina City votes offer for old school property Baldwin Park. City would pay monthly Council this week voted to sub Mit an official offer of for the old Central school property and if accepted would set aside for three years to Complete the Purchase. In its offer to the Baldwin Park school District which owns the property the Council asked for a 10 year lease on he property with the option to buy. As previously agreed the which would not be deducted from the Purchase Price. The recommendation to plan on Purchase of the property within three years was made by councilman Letcher Bishop who said he thought it Best to buy the land As soon As Poti Ible. Before the transaction can e made the offer must first e approved by the schoo Board the county counsel of he Board of education and the state Board of finance. Azusa s cd chief resigns position Azusa. Resignation of Thomas b. Bunk Thomson As Azusa civil defense director Ivas accepted this week by the City Council. Thomson who had held the Post for about six months gave health As his reason for resign ing. Fred g. Becker who has been working in a Volunteer capacity for civil defense was named As the new director effective sept. 1. Ref an water District a rate Down the metropolitan water Dis it yesterday announced a 1- ent reduction in its tax rate. Nellie wat Kins funeral today funeral services for Nellie Warie Watkins resident Pasadena for 11 be held at 1 this afternoon at tur Ner and Stevens mortuary Fol Lowed by interment at Holly Wood memorial Park. Mrs. Watkins a native of to Ledo o., died saturday. Shi was Active Here As a member of the Shakespeare club sic Ney Lanier chapter United daughters of the confederacy Owca and first methods Church. She is survived by her Hus band Victor two daughters mrs. Virginia Griffin of Oak land and mrs. Louise Tropp of Monterey Park and thre grandchildren. She made he Home Here at 1141 s.1 Oakland ave. Fiberglas be said yesterday Are twofold to children and other pedestrians especially when trucks zoom through own at the rate of four per minute. Loud enough to drown out conversations Anil business dealings downtown in several residential areas. House owners blame a fast turnover of ten ants on noisy trucking. No decision has yet been made As to what tack Mylander s committee will take but there Are several possibilities which it is expected to explore. Possibilities it May study the possibility of closing fair Oaks and mis Sion to truck traffic and seeking an agreement with los Angeles and Pasadena to re a mid spokesman said the open the Arroyo Seco freeway eduction was authorized even trucks. Lough the District is now in aged in a con auction program to expand he Colorado River Aqueduct. The tax reduction was recommended by the mid finance committee headed by director Hugh w. Stiles and controller Albert w. Me inlay. Of the 18 cent tax rate 11 ends will be used to meet in Erest and principal payments n outstanding Colorado River Aqueduct Bonds sold to finance n its first con a auction of a giant water sup by system from. The Colorado Iver Board chairman Joseph Ensen said. The remaining 7 cents he Aid used to meet fed ral government and other of Gallons. All operating expense s Are being paid from the Dis Rich s water Revenue Jensen free this Kodak Holiday camera with your new Alai Federal savings account of or More. Come in today. Earnings paid quarterly Pasadena to Canon 3-Jui minted out. In wilting weather thy a Crisp cold crab Louie with a Glass of iced Tea or a bottle of chilled White wine foothill and r05emead blvd inventory adjustment piano Sale really worthwhile savings 3 2 1 spines consoles grand 10 new Beautiful finishes mahogany Walnut Blond Cherry All perfect All guaranteed All name brands All delivered free read classified everything musical 929 e. Colorado Pasadena 140 w. Main Alhambra by 6-2628 at 1-1511 we thank you our friends in the san Gabriel Valley appreciation special free card table with your Purchase of a spermatic Elna card table made of sturdy hard Wood use for sewing or easily converts into a regular card table. What do you have to Trade in we allow up to with the Pur Chase of a spermatic Etna. Elna free offer limited so hurry automatic Necchi regular just a few left we won a trip to Europe at this time we would like to thank All of you who Pur chased a new Necchi or Etna sewing machine enabling us to make this wonderful free trip to Europe. We leave los Angeles sept. 23rd and visit new York City Geneva Switzerland and Tho Elna factory. Our next Stop will be Italy and the Necchi factory. Venice and Florence and finally Rome then Back to new York about oct. 10th. Store open As usual and our faithful employees will be on hand to serve you. Thanks again. Bertha and Jim Devonshire our pledge to you 1. We will the Public with honest values. 2. 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