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Long Beach Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - July 18, 1951, Long Beach, California GOOD HUNTING BYAIR-Strange as it seems, three 'Marine flyers bagged a bobcat at the Marine Corps Air Facility, Santa Ana, while flying a helicopter and using a wrench as a weapon. Left to right, with their quarry, are Maj. Edwin E. Shif- flett, Capt. Victor E. Myers, and Tech. Sgt. E. M. Larson. The three were landing at the base when they sported the bobcat run- ning along a runway. Maneuvering in pursuit they brought the helicopter close enough to the ground to allow Sgt. Larson to lean out and deal a killing blow with a Photo.) ACRE FEET Bellflower Boy Drowns in LONG BEACH 12, CALIF., WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 1951 Water Purchase Plan Announced SANTA ANA, July 18. The board of supervisors today notified the Orange County Water District that it "intends" to buy acre feet of Colorado River water for release in Santa Ana River, after the district's purchase of a similar amount is delivered in mid-August. The board did not say how the purchase, which will be for 000, will be financed. Generally, it is conceded that the supervisors will levy a spe- cial tax on the flood con- trol district for the purchase of the Colorado River water from Metropolitan Water District There has been some objection to the special tax; some cities proposed that flood control dis- trict funds on hand be used for the purchase. "Consulting Engineer A. A. Beard of the flood control district was authorized to open negotia- tions with MWD for the pur- chase of the Colorado River flow, for release in Santa Ana River near Arlington Narrows, where an .MWD feeder line crosses the Santa Ana River. Sites Ready for Many Schools COMPTON, July 18. Purchases .of. sites, just completed, have cleared the way for the 214 building program of Comp- ,ton College and in the Para- -mount, Compton, Willowbrook "arid Enterprise juni9r high districts, Superintendent Dr. Stuart McComb reported to the trustees in session Tuesday night at the college. The entire 33-acre location for Paramount Senior High School has now been acquired with the purchase at of 4.77 acres from Mrs. Gelske Mie- dema, he reported. The Para- Amount school, to be located at Rosecrans and Downey Aves., will accommodate 1200 pupils and will provide 9500 square feet of Excelsior Value Up 10 Million NORWALK, July 18. Increase of In the assessed valu- ation of the Excelsior Union High School District was announced today by Supt. Ralph F. Burnight, who said that county auditor's figures place the new district valuation at an in- crease of 17.1 per cent over last year's valuation. School trustees will meet Thursday afternoon to revise the Music, Dancing Listed for Paramount Fair Today Marks Fete Opening PARAMOUNT, July 18. This community's fourth an- nual fair, featuring exhibits and displays of commercial and industrial progress, willj open today, 6 p. m., on the: Compton PARK TOWN HALL Chamber to Reorganize Seven Injured iin Southeast BUENA PARK July 18. i pARAMOUNT> July 18 acddents nere and Eellflowerj Arte. American Legion Hall on July 24 will be the setting for a "town meeting" similar to those between Paramount Blvd. and Garfield Ave. The five-day event will be high lighted by daily musical and dancing revues and by a western parade Saturday at 1 p. m., ac- cording to Herb Halliday, secre- tary-manager of the chamber of commerce, sponsoring organiza- tion. Fairgrounds will open at 6 p. m. Thursday and Friday and at 1 p. m. Saturday and Sunday. Announcement of the winner of the contest under way to select the queen of the fair will be made Thursday with coronation ceremonies scheduled to follow a stage revue at the fairgrounds at p. m. Saturday. SATURDAY PARADE Saturday's parade will feature floats in four classifications and equestrian entries in 20 classes. Trophies will be awarded first- place winners in each class and ribbons will be presented second and third-place winners. Special award ribbons will be presented nrpliminarv 1951 "52 hudfrpt in outstanding riders and floats, preliminary 1951-52 budget in, Commercial and industrial ex- light of the new valuation figure I hibits, midway attractions and and to open bids for furniture and concessions operated by local equipment for the science labora- clubs will be open today, Thurs- tory at Bellflower High School. Soml The final draft of the budget is p. m., Halliday said, expected to be adopted at a meet-! Special stage entertainment p. m., dancing Downey, Tuesday re- years ago by grand- -n injury seyen per. present residents. according to sheriff's of- fice and California Highway Patrol reports. Mrs. Inez Payne, 49, of 11811 Utah St., Hollydale, suffered neck hurts at p. m. when autos driven by her husband, George Payne, and Russell McGuire, 42, of 8149 E. Adoree Ave., Downey, The occasion will mark com- plete reorganization of the chamber of commerce, accord- ing to Bill Nelson, last year's president and temporary chair- man. Every adult, in the commu- nity will be eligible to cast a vote hi the selection of an en- tire new board of directors, Nel- son said. AH holdover directors from last years this week re- signed their posts that a com- plete chamber reorganization may be effected, Nelson stated. New by-laws will be drafted EXCHANGE CLUB SPEEDSTER-Dick Ogan, 5912 Pearce Ave., Bellflower, will drive in regional Soap Box Derby races in Los Angeles Thursday under sponsorship of the Bellflower Exchange Club. Wishing young Ogan luck in the race and pre- senting him with a jacket from his sponsors as he gives his racer a final check is James Neylan, vice president of the service organiza- Photo.) BELLFLOWER BOY RACERS LISTED crashed at Rosecrans and Gar- field. Aves. A local man, Claire J. Monson, 40, of 16614 Eureka St., sustained rib fractures and knee wounds at 6 p. m. when cars operated by George T. Main, 50, of 1435 Eleanor St., Long Beach, and Peterino E. Perez, 40, of 15325 Vermont Ave., crashed at Para- mount and Compton Blvds. Youths Competing Today, Thursday BELLFLOWER, July 18. Six youthful "speed mer- chants" from this area are competing today and 14 others will vie Thursday in regional Soap Box Derby races in Los Angeles. Winners will enter national races in Akron, by a board committee, and new I BUENA PARK PAIR officers elected. ing of the board of trustees Aug. 2 at which time a public hearing i. revue and music by Electrocor- will be conducted, Superintendent Thursday, p. m Burnight stated. Largest dollar increase in as-'P' rhythm on parafie; Friday, Doye O'Dell, television ac- ,._. musical revue by the sessed valuation of the five ele- Burdick Family; Saturday, mentary -school districts compris- ing Excelsior District was noted in Bellflower where an increase of was due largely to annexation of the northern por- tion of the Lakewood Park area. Increases in the other four ele- p. m., fashion show and corona- tion of queen; Sunday, p. m., rhythm parade; 8 p. m., music, dance and'comedy revue, Electro- cordions, Tiny Tots accordion Girl Escapes Two After Kidnaping WHITTIER, July 18. Police and sheriff's deputies of the South- land today are searching for two men who kidnaped a high school sophomore coed here yesterday, just four blocks from the center of town. The 15-year-old girl, a Aug. 12. The boys, operating homemade coasting racers designed and as- sembled to rigid specifications, are competing in two age brackets. Youngsters 11 and 12 years of age are racing today and boys 13 to 15 years will zoom down the steep straightaway Thursday. in minor'ers of LaUrel School District injuries to an eMerlywomanand baUoting today to decide whether 16138 Hersholt Ave., who also has Tax Boost Issue at Los Alamitos A collision at Del Amo St. and! Norwalk Blvd., Artesia, at LOS ALAMITOS, July 18. Vot- a small boy, both Buena Park residents. Mrs. Pauline Warch, 68 of 6601 Western Ave., and David McKenzie, 3, of 6611 West- ern Ave., Buena Park, were hurt when the car in which they were riding and operated by Mrs. Olga McKenzie, mother of the child, collided with another operated by. u u a. i u T. R. Graham, of 1320S W. Wash-1 with authority the trustees may raise the tax served as' advisor for the boys as rate for three years. The polls opened at noon and will close at 7 p. m. The measure provides the school board ington St., Santa Ana. A Burbank woman, Mrs. Ma- rian Brenneman, 53, suffered in- juries at p. m. in an accident on Firestone Blvd., east of Lake- to boost the present rate of 90 cents per assessed valuation to a eyed blonde, was forced into a 1947 sedan in the 400 block of W. Philadedphia St. and held captive for 40 minutes. The men attempted to attack her in Sycamore Canyon, one mile east of Beverly Blvd., off Workman-Mill Rd. The girl said her assailants ripped her dress pocket and left wood Blvd., Downey. Drivers of j figure not ex- blue- i cars involved were listed as Vane: ceeding group; 10 p. m., presentation finger marks on her grand award. Artesia, and Bloom-; field, Norwalk Paper Drive July 21, PTA Project Fullerton Tract clothes. She managed to fight them off and they finally threw her from the car, she said. Stedman, 63, Whittier, and to JACK WEAVER Anna Key, 33, of Burbank. i Jack L. Weaver, superintendent. Two Long Beach residents, N.i Under the tentative budget B Bowden 53, of 406 Sunset adopted by the board, the tax nn in" and Miss Jeanie Goldsmith, 21, of 751 Dawson St., received minor hurts at 3 p. m. Tuesday when cars operated by Bowden and they constructed their cars. Local boys racing today are Jack Huber, 9048 Hegel PL; Gary Empfielf, 15363 Leahy St.; Bruce Meador, 5854 Bricrcrest Ave.; Bob Pryor, 9253 Harvard Ave.; Ted Jones, 6138 Hersholt Ave., State Park at Huntington Tragedy Scene HUNTINGTON BEACH, July 18. The body of a Bell- flower youth, drowned in the surf at State Park Beach here yesterday afternoon, was sought today along this city's long strand. William (Bill) Hada, 19, of 9919 Beach St., Bellflowor, was with three friends when an undertow apparently swept him to sea. He was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Kay Hada. market owners. State Park officials said that Hada's friends and lifeguards dived for him and searched the water for more than three hours before abandoning hope that he could be recovered immediately. Hada was a good swimmer, his friends said, and he was only about waist deep in water when the undertow apparently threw him from his feet and dragged him under the surf and out to sea. Donald Dame, 9325 E. Oak St., said he and Hada were jumping breakers when a powerful cur- rent encircled them. Hada ap- parently fought the pull, while Dame floated seaward and sub- sequently succeeded in reaching shore. Two other local youths in the party were Raymond Brown and John McClure. All of the. youths are gradu- ates of Excelsior Union 'High School in the class of 1950. Hada has been' attending .summer school at Long Beach City Col- lege. Besides his parents, the youth is survived by a sister, Pauline, 18; two brothers, Bobby, 6, and Eddie, 4, all at the family home. Kiwanlans Plan Laguna Junket LACUNA BEACH, July 18. Ex- tensive facilities of the Laguna Beach Country Club will provide the families of Kiw.inians of 10 communities with recreation at. the annual picnic of Division 4 Thursday. A Hawaiian motif will be car- ried out in wearing apparel, doc- and David Schilling, 4212 Lomina orations and entertainment, with Ave. Scheduled to race Thursday are Bill Stevens, 6051 Coldbrook Bob Jones, 6138 Hersholt Bob Linder, 5928 Coldbrook John Willard, 5844 Cold- would be for the 1951-52. school year. This would increase _ the tax on each home, on the 15314 Premiere Ave.; Gary Aid Ave. Ave. Ave. brook Ave.; Gary Clayton, 10044 Artesia Ave.; Earl Greer. 5918 Sunfield Ave.; Wesley Enprel, 9853 Center St.; Dick Ogan, 5912 Pearce Ave.; Toddy Wick, 5836 Premiere AVG.; Ronald Crowlcy, Beverly St.; Jack Cramer, ithe host Laguna Club planning to transform Aliso Boarh into a close imitation of Wnikiki. Hawaiian sports shirts will br> worn by Kiwanis members, and lois will he furnished youngsters. The beach, golf links and down- town bowling alleys will provide sports activities for visitors. A barbecue supper is scheduled fnr 5 p. m. at the Country Cfub's open barbecue pit. Singers, dancers and other en- tertainment, will take over for a basis of a assessed valua- croft, 10063 Flora Vista; program starting at Peter Cook, 41, of 6023 Briarcrest j tion average, about Weaver Arbenz, 6029 Autry Ave.; and. p.m. Ave Bellflower, collided Com'pton and Lakewood Blvds, Bellflower. floor space. There will be lo buildings on the campus. Bids can be called in Septem- ber for a Whaley Junior in Cash the working drawings. These NORWALK. July 27. Grayland Avenue Parent-Teacher Associa- tion will sponsor a summer paper drive July 27, according to Mrs. Marian Davis, press chairman. .Residents may leave newspapers i at the curb for pick-up. It is pre- ferred that the papers be tied in drawingsTow must be approved BELLFLOWER, July 18. Simu- j bundles. .Rope may be obtained hv the state division of architec- lating a gun in his left hand, cov- at the school. A truck will make Oy Ulc alan- _ _..n_ mnrninar anH aftprnnnn Tiipk-.iins: the "district can adhered with an old pair of overalls vertise for bids, Supt. McComb j a lone bandit entered a market at morning and afternoon pick-ups. Residents whose papers the truck said The school will contain 16 j 14830 S. Lakewood Blvd., Tues-! fails to pick up rnay call the pres- Said. ine buiuyi :iripnt. Mrs. Rovri Rarton. classrooms, arts and crafts unit food laboratory, four shops, li- brary, administration, multiusc structure, music building ana showers and lockers. Supt. McComb told the high school board he will have ready for the July 31 meeting the work; ing drawings of the Walton Junior High School, Wil- mington Ave. and Greenleaf Dr. Compton College trustees were informed that the last 35 acres of the 83-acre site for a projected new college plant is covered in a deed which has been issued by the Southern Pacific Railway Co. _ DESIGNS WIN Excelsior rs Listed Boy! ARTESIA, July 18. One local boy, a Bellflower boy and a Iforwalk lad, all students at Ex- celsior Union High School, to- flay were named winners hi the Ford Motor Company's 1951 re- gional industrial arts awards competition, according to School Supt. Ralph F. Burnight. The boys, students under William J. Atkins, architectural drawing instructor at Excelsior, Ed Carrigan, 18003 Gray- land Ave.; Larry Green, 5812 Blackthorns Ave., Bellflower, and Lloyd Doyel, 14103 San An- tonio Cash awards of a certifi- cate of achievement and entry in the national finals of the 'awards at the Museum of Sci- ence and Industry went to each winner. day, at p. m., robbedjhe pro- Went, Mrs. Boyd Barton. Marine Injured in a ucyuncc, inut _ into the storeiMlShflp OT I UStltt prictor, George Arthur Reed, of Reed told sheriff's deputies that the robber came Accord Reached FULLERTON, July 18. An agreement was reached with Frank Salee in the matter of in- stalling sidewalks on Sunny Crest Dr. in northwest Fullerton by the city council last night. Salee, subdivider, proposed to post an improvement bond, with' a stipulation that if the council so desires sidewalks could be con- structed. Salee previously had argued that the Sunny Hills section was a rural residential area and the, suburban atmosphere would be. HosPlta1-, Thc increased tax is necessary! to provide for higher teacher sal-! aries and maintenance costs, the superintendent added. Auto Exhaust Death Cause CORONA DEL MAR, July 18. The body of an apparent suicide victim, Mrs. Ruth McCormick, was found yesterday evening in the garage of her home, 421 Poinsettia Ave. Coroner Earl Ab TUSTIN, July IS. U. S. Marine changed if sidewalks were laid Thorn Cyclists in Cypress Hurt CYPRESS, July 18. Three chil- dren and three adults were in- jured in two crashes last night, both occurring at the same hour. Two cyclists, Frances Rainbolt, 9, of 8582 -Acacia St., and Louis Espinosa, 10, of 8461 Acacia St., were knocked from their wheels________ about p. m. on Crescent Rd. jbey said she had died of carbon near Coyote Creek bridge. Leon. monoxide poisoning Sunday eve- Sewell, 34, of 8622 Lahoma St., j ning or Monday morning, was listed as driver of the ma-! Neighbors phoned police yester- chine. 'day that Mrs. McCormick had not The children were taken to'the.'beeen seen for several days. Po- I lice found the body on a cot in Charles Yeyna, 5815 Sunfield! Members are expected here Ave. from all 10 clubs in the division, ..__________which consist of Anaheim, Bu- ena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, i Fullcrton, Laguna Beach. La Habra, Newport Beach, Santa Ana and Whittier. School Addition at Anaheim Planned ANAHEIM, July 18. Plans Cecil Tanner is chairman in the new addition to the Lincoln I charge on behalf of iho, Laguna elementary school today are be-'Club. His cnmmittop includes ing prepared by architects for, Cramer Francis, Bill Terry, Har- bidding, following authorization, old Dunn, Clare Nolson, KPII of the elementary school board, i Overakcr and President Ray Hal- The proposed addition was sey. planned for construction a year1 ago, but the low bid at that Uvap RnVC was considered top m and plans have been revised to fie include a cafctorium, shelter andilieiu Qa rest rooms. Alternate plans call for a kindergarten. Norwalk Cub Pack Event to Be Friday hurt forced him to the rear of the es- of 417 S. I along Sunny Crest Dr. abishment. made him Tie on the William Demke, 27 jured in an accident at a.m. the store, picked up the cash reg walks were omitted, the safety of iser and telt back to a Ana victim, untied him and forced to the Santa Ana to open it by manipulating a Air statlon dispensary, cealed mechanism. The bandit fled after scooping cash from the register. COFFEE STOLEN Theft of four cases of coffee, valued at from a market at 15524 Lakewood Blvd., was re- ported to the sheriff's deputies Tuesday a near-by resident, who said he saw two men take the coffee "from the market storeroom and place it in a car. Ray Will Ever of 830 Junipero Ave., Long Beach, owner of the store, verified the loss after an inventory. The incident was re- ported by John B. Hibler, 9033 Hagel St. Recruiting District Commander Retires BELLFLOWER, July 18. Re- tirement of Col. Leslie W. Jeffer- son; commanding officer of the Southern Recruiting District for the Army and Air Force for four and one half years, effective July 31, was announced today. Col. Jefferson will be suc- ceeded by Col. Murray M. Mont- gomery, assistant inspector gen- eral for the Sixth Army, sta- tioned at Fort MacArthur. Col. Jefferson is retiring after 34 years of continuous Army service, according to An- drew Swanson, local Army and Air Force recruiting station com- mander, 9808 E. Maple Ave. the children would be jeopar at Lincoln Blvd. and Western Ave. The crash involved cars driven by Mrs. Hillary and Loren Moore 40, of San Mateo. front of the woman's car. Ex- i NORWALK. 'July 18. Cub i WHITTIER, July 18. Arrest of .thrcp high school students today resulted in solution of a burglary and theft of an ;iuto at ia car dealer's establishment parly i Sunday. Patrolmnn William Sponrrr haust carbon on the garage Pack 541 will hold a bus- spotted stolen license plates on indicated that the motor had been iiness meeting p. m., Friday, the new auto taken from tho running. Mrs. McCormick was Norwalk Park. The meeting .agency. It was parked m front nf legal stenographer. i will be followed by a wiener roast'the home of a 16-year-old youth. A brother lives in Inglewood j honoring parents of the boys. En-1 The other, suspects were ar- and another brother in New tertainment will feature com- rested at their homes and police munity singing, games, and S8-13 in tires, batteries, York. The body is at the Baltz Mor- tuary. j ANAHEIM MAN THREE HURT SACRAMENTO, July 18. (U.P) COSTA MESA, July 18. Three A man identified by coroners children were hurt in a crash at Newport Blvd. at 18th St. at 4 p. m. Tuesday. Barbara Balcom, 13, Sacramento; June Payne, 11, and her sister, Nan, 9, both of Costa Mesa, received emergency treatment following collision of a car driven by Alfred Payne, 55, of 543 W. Wilson St., and U. S. Marine Clemens Lanz, 26. LUCKY son, father and grandfather trio from Artesia hit the "jackpot" last week on a fishing trip to Guaymas, Mex. In their first two hours fishing after arriving they landed three nine-foot sailfish, one by a chance hook in the.tail. Pictured with their catch are, left to right, S. H. Bowman, 82, the grand- father, formerly of Anaheim; Jesse Wilcox, the father, and Sam Wileox, his son, all of 11841 E. 178th St., Artesia. Fullerton Fire Losses Held Low FULLERTON, July 18. Lloyd Eckels, fire chief, last night sub- mitted to the city council a report on fires, and measures which have been taken concerning fire control for the fiscal year ending June 30. In the report, the chief disclosed that there was an ac- tual loss of caused byj fires, the lowest figure in many years. This total, he pointed out, is due to co-operation of citizens with the fire department. School children are being taught methods of fire preven- tion and many scout units have been enlisted to inspect and re- port fire hazards. Over 600 children took inspec- tion tours to the fire station last year. deputies as Gerald Philpot, 48, 9751 Juanita St., Anaheim, was found dead here today in a car and deputies believe he died from carbon monoxide asphyxiation. Philpot was found in a car parked on a vacant lot. A hose was connected to the exhaust pipe and into the car. cordion music. iand sets of tools. ZONE PLAN STUDY ORDERED Artesia Dairies Issue Referred to Planners Cypress Man Trains at Texas Air Base CYPRESS, July IS. Pvt. Robert J. Pecor, son of Mrs. H. J. G. Kreissler, 8212 S. Gay St., is un- dergoing basic training at Shep- pard Air Base in Wichita Falls, Texas A graduate of Anaheim High School and Fullerton Junior College, Pecor is engaged to Miss Betty Saunders, 10772 E. Broad- way, Anaheim. Enlistments Open Through July 31 BELLFLOWER, July 18. Ex- tension of the which selective period during service prein- ductees may enlist in the U. S. Army or U. S. Air Force has been granted through July 31, it was announced today by Andrew Swanson, local recruiting officer at 9808 E. Maple St. ARTESIA, July 18. The con- troversial zoning proposal for this community was back in the laps of regional planning com- mission members today after the county board of supervisors at a brief hearing Tuesday referred the plan back to the planners "for further study of various items." The recommended "study of various items" indicated that certain points in the zoning proposal, which have met with written and oral objections, may have to be altered before it meets with supervisorial ap- proval. The regional planning com- mission had approved the measure, which would provide "sanctuary" for the dairy in- dustry after conducting two public hearings and receiving objections and other comments from local property owners. According lo Jack Barnos of the planning group, chief fra- turc of