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Independent (Newspaper) - March 12, 1970, Pasadena, California A i i i u j. V o a la l i y 1 Idun to Quot in t c n .1 a Zaa Karino q.ali�. San Marino Public Library s and the san Marino news devoted to the Progress and Prosperity of san Marino the pineal exclusively residential City in the entire West Quot i xv1ah11m v Home of the famous Huntin Irton Library Anh Art Grad night committees beg in preparation for voyage to Mardi gras Quot voyage to the Mardi gras Quot has been chosen by the san Marino High school seniors As the theme of Grad night 70. The All night on Campus party will follow graduation on june 18. The party is put on by parents and other members of the Community and is always a along 3n a by torn Al where we draw the line much anticipated event. This year the facade will be a three Story full scale building ten feet taller than those used in previous years. The High school gym area will be festively transformed into new Orleans scenes committees the Grad night committee is headed by mrs. Kennedy b. Galpin chairman. The executive committee includes Mes. Bruce Cravens Philip Corrin Richard Vanderhoof David Narver r. Lewis Miller or. Gerald Murphy and Jack Rankin. Included on the administrative committee Are Mes. Donald Pearson William t. Gim Bel Robert Nuccio Allan b. Fredhold Andrew Edwards and Robert Dekruif. More Are Melvin Rebstock and messes. And Mes. Frank Rice Richard Malcolm Arthur Sbicca Louis Kunert and Mes. Julius a. Leetham Eldon j. Bowen Forest w. Foster and Joel Schiller. Those working on the construction committee headed by Gerald Murphy Are messes. And Mes. Orville Armstrong James Crowell Frederick Llewellyn Henry Bumstead and or. Richard Vanderhoof Ralph Desimone Luther Holley and Irving Parker. Mrs. Jerome Pearl is chairman of the ballroom committee and those on her committee Are Mes. James r. Black John Austin jr., m. J. Blackburn William Axtater Robert m. Shelton Carl last Sherwood Chillingworth William Wachtel Lawrence w i 1 s o a Bruce Tuesley and messes. And Mes. M. R. Marston and William Hammond. In charge of the girls gym committee Are the Daniel b. Downers assisted by messes. And Mes. Craig r. Norton and John Mace. The culinary services committee is headed by mrs. Charles Langmade. Working with her Are Mes. Charles Stevens Robert a. Brown jr., Peter Sbicca Robert k. Leish Man and Thomas Bruce As Well As or. And mrs. Harry Booth and Forest w. Foster. Reservations senior parents who have not yet made their student s reservations Are asked to Send their Check for $20, payable to Quot Community graduation committee Quot to mrs. Richard Vanderhoof 2200 Montecito san Marino. Those who Haven t yet turned in four Blue Chip or Green stamp books marked with their student s name May take them to or. Kenneth Bullock s office at the High school or to mrs. Julius Leetham 1525 Bellwood san Marino. City receives $9,000 share of Highway taxes state controller Houston i. Flournoy today announced the distribution of $62,878,750 among the state cities and counties As the february apportionment of Highway users taxes. Los Angeles county s share was $3,877,007.16, and san Marino s share was $9,471.69. A total of $13,290,588 went directly to the counties $9,952,-569 to cities and $39,661,172 for expenditures on state highways. The total was derived from the following sources gasoline tax $47,962,746 Transfer from the motor vehicle fund $6,974,-290 interest income from the surplus Money investment fund $2,614,808 diesel fuel t a a $3,411,039 Transfer from the motor vehicle transportation tax fund $1,914,410. The apportionment was $8,-952,936 greater than that for the month of january because of the Transfer from the motor vehicle fund and receipt of investment interest both of which occur Semi annually. Total gasoline tax income for the month decreased $968,020 from the prior month diesel fuel tax increased $130,915 and trans table and Quot both were among fers from the motor vehicle those offering tributes to or. Transportation fund increased up comb. $195,183.1970 building totals lag behind 1969 the latest report issued by the building department indicates that while february 1970 the drive a reformer has been defined from time to time some of our readers ask As a person who does t want Why the names of juveniles who have been picked his uhen vet do things he up by police appear in the columns of the Tribune. A a a it is a Good question. Generally speaking older it s a Safe bet that some of residents know Why but newcomers Are evidently because Quot s Don t wit n0t act Luain Ted with the p�1 of this paper which dates Back Many years. It was in 1961 following an incident Here that we wrote an editorial entitled Quot where we draw the since that time we have reprinted it. From that editorial which established a fair and definite Standard we quote the following paragraphs we do not believe that a Community newspaper should display lurid headlines or play up unfortunate incidents but we do believe we should print the True happenings of our City if Only to dispel gossip by reporting facts. We believe in anonymity up to a certain Point. But when some ill advised or misguided youth is involved in the destruction of Public or private property or is a party to the impairment of the life or health of any person then we draw the line. There have been times when we have turned our Heads because we have been thinking of families. We have been thinking of kids whom we hoped would see the error of their ways and turn Over a new Leaf. Unfortunately some of these hellions came right Back bragging because they got away with it. Now we re through. We shall print the names of All youths 18 years old and also those under 18 if they have a prior record in our police department. This applies to those charged with malicious destruction of private or Public property or those accused of impairing the life and health of our residents. From Here on if aberrant persons do not wish to see their names on the wrong Side of the Ledger they should watch what they Are doing. After All Law enforcement officers Are paid to do their duty and besides the police blotter is open to the press. Reprinted irom issues of August 3, 1961 and August 17, 1967 you the Reader will undoubtedly agree that such a program should deter the youth of our Community from doing something Over the tics because they Don t want their records examined. A a a overheard Quot Medicine has advanced to the Point where an ounce of prevention is now Worth about $17.50."gop honors \ memory of Glen Lipscomb san Marino republicans were among the throng of gop members that gathered Friday night to pay tribute to the memory of the late representative Glen Ard p. Lipscomb who died on on february 1. More than 400 friends and supporters of or. Lipscomb participated in the Quot Salute to Glen Quot dinner at the Huntington Sheraton hotel. Also honoured at the event were state senators John har Mer and h. L. Quot Bill Quot Richardson and assemblyman John l. E. Quot Bud Quot Collier. Harmer who is seeking the office of attorney general had a previously scheduled meeting to attend but arranged to drop in during the social hour which preceded the dinner. Richardson and Collier were guests at the head. Seven period Day Defeated As Board votes three two unanimity usually a trademark of school Board decisions went by the Wayside at tuesday night s meeting of the Board of education when the trustees delivered a three to two vote against the controversial proposal for a seven period schedule at the High school. Voting against the plan As presented by the Nistra where did they go or. Glenn s. Dumke Glenn Dumke to address City club or. Glenn s. Dumke Chancellor of the California state College system will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the san Marino City club to be held tuesday evening March 17, at the High school cafeteria. Appointed Chancellor by the Board of trustees in 1962, or. March 2 a 1 14 . A ambulance to Bradbury Road. Patient transported to Hospital. March 2 a 4 07 . A ambulance to Sheffield Road. Patient transported to Hospital. March 3 a 7 . A fire equipment to Winthrop Road. Malfunction in electrical appliance. March 4 a 6 46 . A fire equipment to Sherwood Road. Oven fire. March 5 a 9 26 . A fire equipment to Mirasol drive. Malfunction of washing machine. March 5 a 7 07 . A ambulance to Adair Street. Patient transported to Hospital. March 7 a 11 25 . A ambulance to Granada Avenue. Patient transported to Hospital. March 8 a 12 35 . A fire equipment to Valentine school. Broken alarm Box. March 9�?1 34 . A ambulance to Bedford Road. Patient transported to Hospital. March 9 a 5 15 . A fire equipment to High school practice Field. Broken water pipe. March 9 a 7 45 . A fire equipment to Oxford Road. Sparks from Chimney. No league schedules picture Day san Marino National Little league has scheduled picture Day for saturday March 14, beginning at 9 . Teams Are scheduled As follows 9 ., orioles system 9 30 ., mets system 10 ., giants system 10 30 dodgers system 11 ., Colts system 11 30 ., cardinals system 12 noon braves system 12 30 . Angels system. All players managers and coaches Are encouraged to attend. Gop women to hear Browning at annual membership Tea a double treat is in store for the Republican Dumke has directed the Cali women of the Community on March 17 when the forma state col eyes during a group s annual membership Tea will be held at 2 . Nor inn of Mamom i Hairo Iamont. A a r _1 mrs. Roy Christensen of red Cross goals to be presented to residents for the first time in san mar appearing on behalf of governor Ronald Reagan was mrs. Eleanor Rine Republican National committee woman from California. She expressed the governor s regret at the loss of or. Lipscomb both As a Friend and an outstanding member of Congress. Resolutions expressing tributes to or. Lipscomb from the City and county of los Angeles were accepted on behalf of period of dynamic development and Complex educational problems a a period in which undergraduate and graduate enrolments nearly doubled. Under his leadership the state colleges have made great Progress in the breadth and Quality of their academic programs. A the Calico Irnola state. Colleges the largest and a fastest growing system of senior colleges in the Western hemisphere consists of 19 campuses 212,000 students and 13,000 faculty. Chancellor Dumke received his . 1938 and . 1939 at the Home of or. And Lombardy Road san Marino. Those attending will have an Opportunity to View the Home and gardens of the Chris tenses and to hear Gordon m. Browning speak on Quot conservative versus Liberal a which is right Quot it jul be. A repeat performance for Browning who spoke to the san Marino Republican Ino an Quot orientation morning women s club Federated two of the vast local National and years ago and was so Well re International work of the Cei Ved that he was selected to american red Cross will be of be guest of Honor at one. Of the feed to All residents of san gop women s most important Marino. The meeting will be degrees at Occidental College meeting the annual member held at 9 30 ., wednesday and the . 1942 in history shot a a Ai Urcla. He has been awarded a native six honorary doctoral degrees. Was ahead of february of last year insofar As building totals mrs. Lipscomb and her Daugh Are concerned the year to Date ters by the late congressman s years we believe that it has worked out pretty Well figure shows 1970 lagging be Fiew represent Auve. Bill Byers. And that youngsters who Are informed of the policy judge Jack Alex joins race Hind 1969. Offering a testimonial to or. Last month s figure indicates Lipscomb was Jim Marine a building valuation of $121,615 pol political commentator versus $103,698 for february 1969. Year to Date totals amount have been guided into a sensible and sane future. To $223,243 for 1970 while the first two months of 1969 totalled $248,088. Last year 103 building permits were issued during january and february and 111 were issued during the same time period of 1970, with 62 issued last month. Accounting for last month s total figure were 40 additions and alterations totalling $100,-825 18 fences and Walls bringing in $8,015 three swimming pools accounting for $12,700 and a miscellaneous column adding $75. Who offered a number of anecdotes relating to the congressman s years in Washington. Through Marine s stories or. Lipscomb was remembered As a dedicated american devoted to his country. Also present at the dinner were a number of announced and potential candidates for the 24th congressional District seat left vacant by or. Lipscomb s death. Introduced by James Hayward master of ceremonies for the event were Claude Allen judge Jack Alex Edward Essertier Patrick j. Hillings or. William Mccoll and John let tryouts begin tills saturday try outs for the 1970 Pony league season will be this saturday March 14, at 9 . At the san Marino High school baseball Field. Thirteen and 14-year-Olds who did not play in the Pony league program last year should try out at this time. Any boys who missed registration last week should bring their birth certificates and a Parent to sign the application replaces Pat at High school level the by Law changes needed to create a Parent teacher Stu Den association at san Marino High school were passed on monday March 9, during an open Pat Board meeting. Mrs. George Hjelte parliamentarian read the following statement of purpose for the new association Quot the purpose of including students As participating members of the Parent teacher student association is to recognize the importance of the contribution which High school students can and should make to the organization. It is essentially their lives their problems and their futures which concern the association and Are Basic to its work. Student membership in the association will help to achieve the Basic objects of the effect of the pts will be increased student representation on the executive Board membership to pts for each Suhs student paying the 15 cents yearly membership dues and student participation in meetings pts activities and voting on local matters pertinent to san Marino High school. Hall Marston president of the associated student Tody presented the idea of a pts to the Pat Board last fall. A poll of student opinion indicated that students favored the proposal by a margin of 100 to one. The committee responsible for studying pts and formulating the proposed by Law changes included Mes. George Hjelte Karl Vonplaten William Bassett and or. Kenneth Bullock and Jack Rankin. Californian he attended school in the neighbouring City of Alhambra and went on to state teachers College in Arizona. Browning was a police officer for the City of los Angeles for 22 years and is judge Jack Alex of the Cit currently technical advisor in rus municipal court announced the Field of motor vehicle re last week that he is a candidate search and development for the for the 24th congressional Dis department. He has done extract seat vacated by the death Tensive work at us in Law in of representative Glen lips for Cement and criminal invest comb. Alex said he plans to gation. Run a grass roots Campaign ways and Means chairman with environment and problems mrs Jack Whitehead has a with violence and the student ranged a bake Saie _ a Des. Revolution As the main issues in Sert for dinner. _ where All his Campaign. Sorts of Home made goods will a graduate of Colby College fee Ava Slabie past members present Mem in Maine and of the University of Chicago Law school Alex was elected to the Bench in 1968. He became the third person in the state s history to defeat an incumbent judge. Before becoming a judge he was the chief Deputy in the Al Monte area office of the Dis 3224 or mrs g strict attorney. Gerald 681-9822. Bers and All Republican women who May wish to join the san Marino Republican club Federated Are invited to attend. Reservations should be made by noon monday March 16 with mrs. C. Robert Ferguson 799-Edward Fitz March 25. Following an informal Coffee Quot half hour Quot at 10 . The latest motion pictures on the activities of the red Cross will be shown. Afterwards an informal question and answer period will take place with an Opportunity for any who wish to Volunteer both on a san Marino or Pasadena level to sign up. Chairman of the affair will be mrs. Joseph Gioachino vice president in charge of volunteers assisted by mrs. Aliki Haralambos. Presiding at the meeting will be mrs. Ernest l. Messner local chairman. As a result of another Appeal this week san Marino s total contribution to the fund drive is now $23,318. With the local chapter approximately $3,000 behind its quota residents Are asked to Send checks to the american red Cross 2295 Huntington drive san Marino. Tion were Board members mrs. J. Bradford Crow Nick Ugrin and Daken Broadhead casting affirmative votes were mrs. J. Terry Maxwell and l. Sherman Telleen Board president. The decision came after two months of heated debate on the Issue both in and out of Board meetings. Letters received by Board members were reported to be in excess of 100 with citizens expressing viewpoints on both sides of the question. The original plan As presented two months ago by or. Kenneth Bullock High school principal provided that classes would meet for 55 minutes As they do now but Only four times a week. Teachers would be teaching no More hours but they would have one More class. With each class in session four Days a week instead of five the schedule would allow the Opportunity for students who wish to take another class or a Quot seventh Quot period. According to or. Bullock and the administration the plan would accomplish the two primary objectives of reducing class size and providing a greater variety of available electives. Alternative plan As one of the main objections to the Bullock proposal was the reduction of actual class time by 20 percent Board member Nick Ugrin came up with an alternative proposal two weeks ago. Termed a combined five and four Day schedule Ugrin s plan provided a five Day per week schedule for required academic subjects at the freshman Sophomore and Junior Levels and a four Day per week schedule for All other courses. A third proposal was submitted by Jerry Knudson a local resident calling for classes to meet five times a week but with periods shortened to 45 or 50 minutes. Teachers would teach one More class than they do now or 30 classes rather than 24 or 25. Teachers in response to both the Ugrin plan and the one proposed by Knudson or. Bullock reported tuesday night that the teachers had expressed disapproval based on the irregularities in teaching schedules that would be unavoidable in the Ugrin plan and the additional class Load that would be present in the Knudson plan. Prior to taking the vote each Board member gave a Brief statement. Broadhead mrs. Crow and Ugrin each gave the 20 percent reduction in class time As a primary reason for their negative votes. In addition Ugrin said that we cannot improve upon the present level of Quality education by making a Model Quot of the entire student body of the High school to conduct an Experiment in he said he was unwilling to try the proposed plan for a few years and then return to the present system if the seven period schedule is not a Success for in the process the education of a four year Cycle of High school students might be seriously impaired. Ugrin concluded by recommending that Quot we plan for improvements on a Broad basis that results in change in the right direction Quot not change for the Sake of Daken Broadhead told those present at the meeting that As a trustee he had the responsibility of appraising the proposal in Quot the Light of All future developments including the possibilities of How it will affect the he said that he understood that Many of the teachers had indicated a willingness to teach additional courses. Further he said Quot once they assume the new schedule i5 it not logical that they May ask to be paid additional compensation for added responsibility if this situation did develop the school District would be faced with ways and Means of finding adequate funds to meet these demands which May not be possible other than through increased mrs. Crow commended the administration for the time and turn to Page s voyage to Mardi gras has been a preview look at renderings depicting a k. M Knight with Barny Dawson left senior class president Kathy Sci Unni president. Storm brings Republican women and their guests will celebrate the Luck of the Irish on March 17 two inches a almost upon the acceptance of the at the annual membership Tea which will be held at the Lombardy Road residence of or. And mrs. Last week s rainstorm de a Quot Quot Browning who will have As his topic ifi7 Nehm a a pred i. Season s san Marino Tribune photo school. With her daughter Karen. San Marino Tribune photo so

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