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Independent, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1957, Pasadena, CaliforniaA Forth s diary a Park by any other name Bill sum nth now that the supervisors have reversed themselves on the matter of the naming of the Venice Small boat it the Marina Del Rey after a week As Burton Chace us Hope that they end forever the practice of naming lakes Parks and other Public places after themselves. We have a Lake at Whittier Narrows and a Ford Park in Bell gardens. Children in Pacoima play in Jessup Park. There May be others but you can research things to death and you get the Point. Chace is to be commended for ending the farce in his own behalf and he remains so far As i can learn the Complete innocent biggest Gas line goes to work victim. _ a person should be dead and buried before his name is inscribed on a Public Monument. Possibly the time limit postmortem could be set at a year but it would be safer to wait 50. By that time the Eye rolling orator s giving testimony to a Man s greatness and kindness to women and children could bawl pious dedications with out fear of dissent. With the passing of time and a state of Advance de composition the most thieving of political mount Bank can become honoured patriarchs fit both Pul pit and editorial Page whenever american Virtues Are brought to mind. At a higher level there Are changes in Politica Power which can affect this sort of thing. We Havi Hoover dam. First it was Hoover dam. Under Roosevel it became Boulder dam. Now it is Hoover dam Chace was embarrassed it is confusing. A person can get into a fist fight by calling it by one name or the other. And the rumpus stirred up by Thi significant political in its time was As hot As the current Battle Over civil have been a source o constant embarrassment to poor Hoover. Chace was embarrassed too. He was in another Supei visor s office having his picture taken when the subject of re naming the Marina came up. Three supervisors were presen to Ford and Legg. The vote was unanimous. When Chace returned to the mooting he was informed that his name was to Grace a Small boat Harbor. He was of course delighted but when an afternoon paper was dropped on his desk he Learned that supervisor Halm was Oil a crusade. Bur Ion Chace was the Gist of the Halm at tack and the newspaper agreed. Chace was delighted no longer and led a counter Campaign to rename the Marina. This leaves us again with three supervisors for which nothing has been Dorn and Chace. They should form a voting bloc and Rule the county. They could at least be together on such matters As Ford and Jessup Parks and Legg Lake. Why should a tax supported Lake be called Herbert c. Legg Lake in the first place if i were Given a Small body of water and ordered to name it Legg s is the last name that would occur. I might toy with the idea of naming it Russell Alber Leadabrand Lake but this would be for the purpose of pro Viding an office joke. We d All kid Russ about it and Call it a Lousy Lake. You know that kind of stuff. It s us tax. List but seriously if they insist on naming lakes and Parks after living persons Why Don t they get the names out of the tax list Call a Lake Smili Lake and you will have pleased Smiths in los Angeles county. Or receive Nomina tons in behalf of citizens. I would nominate c. L. Skelley for one. He is a faithful letter writer to. Our says you column takes Strong stands and is fearless. Morris sey would have been another but he left town during my vacation and Wil have to get his own Lake in some other town. He left no for warding address with us. I have a communication from Geraldine Duncan of Pasa Dena in regard to her son s termites. If the class has been paying attention it will recall that mrs. Duncan wrote in answer to a column detailing my Daugh Ter s Success in eliminating ants by persuasion. She had done the same thing Many years ago and was going to write to her son. M san Francisco to suggest that he try persuasion on the termites that were carrying off his Home. I warned her that termites were Tough surly and non communicative but i Haje to admit she writes but a Promise is a Promise. We have suffered a crashing defeat. It was my son and family wlm in roof county sheriff Eugene Biscailuz let cubic fee of natural Gas seep into Al Hambra yesterday. The sheriff a one time Gas Man himself spun a Silver valve at Newhall opening the Needles pipeline which will help provide More Han cubic fest of natural Gas daily for the grow Southland from mid Conti nent sources. The 283-mile pipeline be tween Needles and Alhani Bra is the third Complete 30-Inch natural Gas artery bringing out of state Gas into the los Angeles Basin. It will More than double present supplies. Watching Biscailuz do the honors yesterday were f. M Banks president of Southern California Gas co., g. W. Wads Worth or. President of the Southern counties Gas co., Anc John Eichelman vice presiden of Elpaso natural Gas co. Representing the three firms in voiced in the program to Brini additional supplies to the Southland s mushrooming population. Early starts Biscailuz and Wade both took their first jobs in 1905 with the los Angeles Gas and elec Trie co. The former left soon after to join the sheriff s department. The new line was started Al Alhambra by the two local companies last year in june when news from three construction firms began work on the first 49-mile segment from Alham Bra to Newhall. This portion of the line was finished and tied into existing systems by late last fall. The major portion of the 241 Miles stretch ing Between Needles at the California Arizona Border and Newhall was started last year with final testing completed on schedule last week. Natural Gas from Oil Fields and family who she adds in postscript next time i la enlist your Daugh ters just the other Day mrs. Duncan i backslide. I crushed an ant under my thumb. Board bares new facet of smog control gains the air pollution Contro District yesterday told of i Little known accomplishment. In a bulletin relating Nin years of investigation work the aped said one of the firs industries to be affected b the county s investigation o Industrial operations was tin Gray Iron Industry. Air pollution officers looked into some 50 foun dries in 1948, studying air Contani unating i s s i o n s created by traditional meth ods of Iron making. In 1948, the foundry opera tors believed that their Plant emissions were unavoidable. They agreed however to form a technical committee in Thi Industry to test emissions and find one or More solutions to the problem. With a budget of tin program was launched. Foundries As a result of studies purchased and in Public invited to Glendora 57 idea Home Glendora. San Gabriel Valley residents will have the Chance to be the first Southern californians to see the 1957 better Homes and gardens Magazine idea Home of the Tihe Home 800 Huerta verde Road in the live Oak Rancho Section of Glendora will be open to the Public starting this saturday. It will be open the entire labor Day weekend and thereafter week Days and weekends. In addition to seeing one of the most unique and Best publicized Homes in the nation visitors will get a Chance to donate to the children s Wing of tiddly of Hope. Tlie-40 members of he in a teens Young women s Community service Organiza Tion of Aust to Covina and go Andorn will act As hostesses Tho idea stalled which proved capable of making Good Quality Gray Iron with out too much emission of smoke. Yesterday the acid said the Gray Iron Industry can boast of a successful Indus try wide drive to clean up their drive contributing to the control and elimination of smog in this two cities vie for same annexation West Covina. The City Council overlooked one Point when it approved annexation if 45 acres Between California and Glendora avenues just North of Franci Quito ave. The City of la Puente has already started annexation proceedings on the same piece of property. Los Angeles attorney Glen r. Watson told West Covina Council members that the la Sente action contained Legal errors and would enable West Covina to gain precedence with to annexation procedure. Wat on refused to divulge what he error involved. Watson who is City attorney or the newly incorporated City of Industry said five Home owners n the property involved in the annexation. Watson added that West Texas poured into California at Blythe 10 years ago through the original 30-Inch Texas pipeline linking this area with out of state sources for the first time. Since then facilities to Texas Arizona and new mex Ico Gas have been expanded and today represents More than 70% of All Gas used this area by More than customers. During construction of the Needles to Newhall portion 0 the line work was carried for Ward through mostly undeveloped mountainous and desert terrain. Hard Rock crossing the rough floor o. The expansive desert Region the pipe liners encountered winds heat and Long stretches of a places presumably Sandy Soi disclosed Rock from Between 9 to 24 inches below the surface slowing Westward Progress of the line. Due to the danger of Rock damage to the pipe by Standard Back filling methods the entire 241-mile-length of the line a to be on the Bot Tom of the ditch and on top of the pipe. In addition to the Colorado required a sus pension Bridge covering a 900-foot Rivers had to be crossed. Both were sus pension Bridges Over the Santa Clara and m o j a v e Rivers. Daily average Gas deliveries into Southern California reached cubic feet by 194s. Five years later in Gas a Board lets contracts for schools Thi Wei anoint auf. 1953, new demands for pushed daily totals to 000 cubic feet. When the Needles pipeline valve was turned yesterday total daily deliveries into this area will total More than cubic feet. Current estimates for future daily deliveries indicate that about feet a Day will have to be added every year to meet the growing mar Ket in Southern California. Acct eco a court Batlle o evolve from the twin proceedings. Grows by 70% Here in decade population gains and Community development in Pasa Dena have resulted in Telephone expansion of about 70% in the past 10 years Pacific Telephone and Telegraph co. Said yester Day. District manager Homer Woodling commenting on Pacific Telephone s growth noted hat in 1947 the Exchange had telephones. Today he estimated there Are Over telephones in the 74-Square mile area. The number of Telephone Calls recorded per Day in 1947 j was listed at a Little More than j c today s figure is Crews fight hot Rocky terrain to bring in the Gas. Lack of funds chamber of Commerce la Puente doors la Puente. Directors of the son Given for the drastic move la Puente. Contracts for one Complete school and Arti i tons to another have been awarded by the District trustees. Wadley construction co. Was Low bidder on construction of the Temple Avenue school at js437.220. It will include 12 class j rooms two kindergartens administration offices and Multi purpose units. District officials Hope the school will be completed by next March. Deweese construction com Pany s bid of won them the contract for construction of five additional classrooms and another kindergarten at Hillgrove school. Ten other firms also submitted bids. The buildings Are scheduled for completion in late february or Early March. A contract for installation of air conditioning equipment in the District administrative Center was awarded to hol Hook refrigeration inc. On its Low bid of Pond engineering co. Was Given a contract to Survey the Kwis Avenue and los Altos Avenue school Sites which Are to be cleared and Farmed until la Puente Valley chamber of Commerce have voted to close their office at 206 n. Glendora ave. Tomorrow and dispense with its one Man office Force. Lack of funds was the Rea judge issues warrant for dead gunman a Bench warrant for the arrest of a dead Man Robert Edward Mcquay was issued and ordered held in abeyance yesterday pending proof of the death in Pasadena Superior court. Mcquay who was scheduled to be sentenced last wednesday for shooting his estranged wife Mary an at Tractive 28-year-old Pasadena Model reportedly died the Day before his sentencing. His attorney Grant Cooper said he believed the death was a suicide. Ase continued judge James g. Whyte or dered the Case continued until sept. 11 at yesterday s hearing. At that time the death certificate is being held up until an autopsy is completed. Mcquay a 35-year-old unemployed Bill collector was found guilty at assault wit i a deadly weapon after the wounding of his wife in her hip right and Chest. The shooting took place last tray at the Home of mrs. My Quay s cousins Adele and Aron Caballero 2464 n. Al Tolino ave., Altadena. The District is the schools. Ready to build tuesday s meeting was adjourned until . Sept. 3 when bids will be opened for Black top paving at the administrative Center. It Means the end of the three year career of Harvey Stewart As Secretary manager of the chamber organized to serve the entire la Puente Valley As Weles the City of la Puente. Stewart and his wife who donated her services to the organization had received per week until recently when they were riven a a week increase in pay. Chamber directors hinted recently they might have to go be the sheriff s boys band Back of Sci roof fete saturday West Arcadia. The West Arcadia business Assoc. Is sponsoring a Back to school Parade which will Start at . Saturday from Fairview and Baldwin Park ave. Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz will arrive by helicopter to head the Parade. Also in the lineup will out of business when they applied to the la Puente City Council for financial assistance to keep the office open. Their request for was turned Down by the Council on the advice of City attorney Warren Ferguson for fear it would constitute an illegal gift of Public funds. Silent on future chamber president Jack Wai to predict yester what course the Organiza Tion will pursue in the Futi ire but said that a reorganization meeting has been set for sept. 24. He traced part of the Cham Ber s financial difficulties to the loss of about 10 heavy contrib uting members from the newly incorporated City of Industry who withdrew their member ships in favor of an Industry chamber reportedly being or Aniced. Which is made up of about 80 members. Prizes will be Given for the Best costumes. No hurry but this is just a a pickup a am North Hollywood. Cons a Calm deliberate Bandit in his 30 s waited for a checker to take care of three customers before he finished robbing a Market on Laurel Canyon blvd. Of 5100 late yesterday. The checker mrs. Elsie Curley 28. Told police the Bandit gave her a note that read this is a he then emphasized the Point by saying i have a gun in this paper mrs. Curley told him that there were customers in line and he would have to wait. The Bandit waited patiently until the customers left the store then took the Money and fled. Duarte Council sets salaries of 2 top officials salaries of City administrator City clerk Rob Ert l. Wilson and City attorney Gareth Sadler were officially set this week by the City Council at a regular meeting in the Community Center. Wilson was hired for 2 years effective sept. 5. His pay Lor the first year will be As administrator and ?250 As clerk. The second year his Sal Ary increases to Asad mini Strator and ?250 As clerk. In addition he will receive a travel allowance of per year. Sadler will receive per year As attorney on the basis of 64 hours per month. He also will get per hour for court appearances or for time in excess of the Tainer actual secretarial and stenographic expenses and sex a Ordinary Telephone Tele graph and office expenses. The Council approved a Reso Lution allowing its own Merri Bers up to per month for incidental expenses upon certification. Trash bid accepted Arcadia. Bid of the City refuse service totalling was accepted by the Board of education this week for rub ish disposal. Pasadena credit jewellers a diamonds for iks mme Pasadena school tax off Valley rates in increase school tax rates will increase More than per of assessed valuation in West Covina and Covina while in Pasadena the rate will be 30 cents lower than last year these the extremes of tax rates and rate changes in the san Gabriel Valley. They were revealed in the 19a7-58 rates set this week by the Board of supervisors. The rates Are set for each elementary school District area but include the High school and Junior College tax Rato. rate was determined by the individual school District verified by the county superintendent of schools and approved by the supervisors. Following Are the school districts and the new tax rates in order of the increases school District 1956 rate Covina 54.23 West Covina. 4.32 charter Oak. 4.05 Baldwin Park 4.36 Gladstone 3.40 Rowland. Valle Lindo. San Marino 3.03 Mountain View 3.73 Hudson. 4.26 Temple City. Glendora 3.55 Monrovia. 3.65 Duarte 3.79 Keppel Union 3.49 Rosemead 3.77 South Pasadena 3.64 Al Monte 4.29 Potrero 3.73 Azusa 4.14 Sierra Madre 3.-h Bassett 4.07 san Gabriel 3.99 la Canada 3.77 Arcadia 3.53 Alhambra. 3.52 Pasadena 3.42 1.957 rate 55.46 5.40 5.06 5.23 4.20 4.70 3.61 4.18 4.63 4.07 4.22 3.99 4.09 3.77 3.99 3.83 4.41 3.90 4.25 3.41 4.03 3.89 3.60 3.34 3.31. 3.12 change up up 1.08 up up up up up up up up up up up up up up up up up up Down Down Down Down Down Down Down 1.01 .87 .80 .77 .71 .58 .45 .37 .37 .37 .3 .30 900 Calls per Day nearly twice As Many. Investment in Telephone facilities the past decade ranged from in 1947 to More than 28 million dollars today. Woodling went on to say that the annual payroll of Telephone employees living in the Exchange is spent locally. Dorn demands zoning revamp a better procedure for pre paring maps and ordinances on zoning matters for publication in weekly newspapers As required by Law has been called for by supervisor Warren Dorn. Dorn asked the county coun Sel and chief administrative officer to study and recommend a new procedure after citizens of Pearblossom reported that they had not seen a Legal notice of zoning which had appeared in a paper which had not been received or read locally. O Kane s meat packing co. 1190 Lincoln Pasadena hours mon., tues. Wed., thurs. Sat. 9-6 Fri. 9-8 guaranteed meats ground Chuck 5 prices effective one week through sept. 4 at working men s prices skinless Franks 438. 5 .22 .19 .12 .12 .11 .03 .04 .10 .17 .19 .21 .30 roasts Rump. Rib. 7-Bone roasts 43k Center cuts full Carat total weight 10-Diamond bridal pair both i rings an amazing special the amur Pasith brilliance of i 10 of Orioli diamonds set in i thrilling mountings of i a value you can t beat Carat Diamond solitaire set Beautiful blazing Diamond in i4k White or yes i Low Gold with Matching wedding band. San Diamond available in gent s i4k Gold mounting at this unbelievably Low Price 149 take year All diamonds sold. With written guarantee Schick "25 while they last factory new factory guaranteed Reg. 29.50 no Trade needed Sale Price steaks club 73k 79k the h Independent n a morning Dill newspaper Jub i shed Pasadena Cam Home delivery a month 75i per month Dally per Monu. In Advance news tand-5c Dally 15c sunday. Second class mall privilege authorized at Pasadena Post office. Qualified to accept Legal Advertis ing by Superior court order past no. C-1418, june 10361 Pasadena e. Colorado St. Sys Bill or re 1.b188 suburban offlces-121 s. First avi., Arcadia. I 6-4811, Spencer roast 89 Barb que roast 75 fully guaranteed i Only 18 95 1.00 weekly right for c t i v Man or boy. Rugged for work or sports modern styling for dress Wear too. All steel band included. Cry to Ond my intact Pasadena credit jewellers open an account we give s h Green Stamps 335 c. Colorado St. Set Iff your Frt. Parking in stir if Start credit open monday i Friday a lasts til is 10% of Diril tix and Ltd Aii Llobell Good

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