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   Arcadia Bulletin (Newspaper) - August 29, 1940, Arcadia, California                                 “Arcadia’s Home Newspaper”  Volume 2, Number 48  Arcadia, California, Thursday, August 29, 1940  $1 per year—single copy oc  CITY GAS TAX  SACRAMENTO BALL CLUB TO TRAIN IN ARCADIA  ”We hope to bring the -Sacramento Ball Club to Arcadia for spring practice next year.”  This was the dtaitement this week of Jay Kelchner, representative of the Club, who has i been in Arcadia the past few • days attempting to make ar-1 rangements for the practice season.  The Sacramento Club in past  ,.    c years has used Redlands as a  spective 1049-41    allocations of, f ,. ,    .  „    , 'location for the spring camp, but  Saolme tax and    motor vehicle,  come     » * ¡ n March   license funds from the countys -. , ,    .. . .. _    ,  u    j-  4  u * j u *u I instead, if accomodations    for the  share as distributed by the ,    , . ,    • *•  ... . . .. . | players    can be found. It    is esti-staite, in many mstances their 1  * \ .  ... mi i- j-.ee___* mated    that ¡approximately 100  appropriations will be different___ _   POSSIBILITY OF BUS SERVICE TO  When the 45 cities in Los Angeles county receive their re-  from last year 'because of the new population cencus figures.  Arcadia’s share will be boosted from $6,421.38 for 1939-40 to $7,-794.50.  The county's distribution of the funds is based on a measurement providing that 35 per cent of the money go out on a population basis and the remaining 15 per cent on a road mileage basis wthin the cities.  men would be with the Club.  Attend Auxiliary  Installations  With officer installation time now, Glenn Dyer auxiliary members, American Leg.on, are attending the various ceremonies in surrounding cities.  At Crown City unit, Pasadena, Arcadians present were Mrs. B. Ruth Buzard, junior past president and now 18th District president; Mrs. Anna Stine, Mrs. Olga Ewing, Mrs. Ellen Norris, Mrs. Dorothy Shaw, Mrs. Harriet Corrie, Mrs.  Elsie Kalb, Mrs. W. D.Libby a<nd  Mrs. Walburgha Kerr.  Mrs. Buzard assisted in inducting Wilmar auxiliary members, being one of the 18th District installation team. Last night 16 from here attended the San Dimas rites.  A large group of West Arcadians enjoyed the recent annual picnic staged at the county park. The event was in charge of James Thompson and entertainment included singing and various games. Howard Butler, of the west side j Bank of America, served as master of ceremonies, adding fun and jollity with his pertinent and laugh provoking remarks.  Among those participating were: Messers and Mesdames Robert Touchon, Carleton Ambler, Gordon Rose, Charles Knott, William “Billy” Vickers, Samuel Owens, * Otis Sprague, G. S. Spraggins, Frank Kolling, Bruce Wetmore, Mrs. Ruby Davis, Paul Gibbs, Miss Marjorie Ambler, Dr. and Mrs. B. Franklin Davis, Dr. and Mrs. Phillip H. Wells and Miss Adeline V.  I  Womans Club Plans  Improvements  Mrs. James Stoker, Woman’s club president, called a special executive board meeting this week to consider clubhouse improvements. With the 1940-41 opening set for Oct. 2, work will be speeded along for completion by that date.  Decision was made to redecorate the walls and ceiling, also have the hardwood floors refinished. The refurbishing cost, set at approximately $165, will be paid for by funds from the treasury.  Mrs. Stoker called attention to the membership tea, Sept. 24, and the first district presidents’ council, Sept. 25 at Long Beach civic auditorium. All club members are eligible to attend. Transportation will be arranged by Mrs. Wood Glover, vice president.  Rotary Governor To Be Speaker  District governor of Pasadena, James Ingham, will make his official visit to Arcadia Rotary Friday at the Woman’s club in conjunction with the assembly Thursday evening at the Golf club cafe when problems and programs of Rotary in general will be discussed. This announcement was made today by President George T. Dor-rance.  Rotarians Friday thoroughly enjoyed hearing a unique half-hour talk, in rhyme, given by Frederic Groton of Huntington Park, or-ganist-composer and author of the Edgar Guest type, who presented his Rotary philosophy. The visiting guest calims the distinction of having a perfect club attendance since 1921.  City bus transportation, our Chrifitmas street decorations, stop and go signals, a golf trophy and reports consumed several hours’ time of Chamber of Commerce directors in their semi-montihly aneetirig, presided over by President Ray M. Dickinson.  Some time ago one of the major bus companies requested a permit from the city to operate on regular schedule between Arcadia and Pasadena, especially servicing the northeast portion of the city. No action has been taken and the Chamber of Commerce believes the entire city should benefit and the company operate busses from other cities than Pasadena. It was proposed to name a committee to contact the company. No official action was taken.  George Young of Douglas Drug Co., presented a model of Christmas time street decorations to be placed at prominent intersections throughout the city. He offered his services free. The State Highway Commission will be interviewed relative to the proposed decorative scheme.  Believing the time has arrived for “stop and go” signals at several intersections along Huntington drive, a proposal was made that the organization act as a clearing house, receiving reactions from citizens pertaining to same. In due time these will be presented to the city council.  Director L. A. Beckstrom received a unanimous vote of thanks for the 16 peg hat rack presented the chamber.  Decision was made to give a trophy for the golf tournament at County park, Oct. 17-18-19.  Minger, Bashore Lead Both .ocal Men In Election  ELECTED IN PRIMARY  LEE T. BASHORE  Improvements Are Planned For Local Community Church  The Community church will have a new addition, to house the growing Bible school, in the near future.  This decision was arrived at by the congregation at a special meeting held, and presided over by the pastor. Dr. N. Milo Fiske.  The council of church officers approved the building plans which include a stage and permanent quarters for the cradle roll department. The expenditure is estimated at $4500 with construction to start when funds are in the treasury.  I  Evidently it was a devout burglar who entered Albert Padilla’s home, 19 Lucille st., as he turned the j face of a crucifix to the wall be-for ransacking the house and taking $5 worth of clothing, police report.  Local Riders Chosen to Lead San Gabriel Parade  Annette Crockett of Monrovia*  and Jack Davis, Arcadia, have  been selected to lead the» line of  march for the annual La Fiesta  de San Gabriel parade on September 7, it was announcew by Police Captain J. M, Lopez, parade chairman.  Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz will act as grand marshal and Leo Carillo and Gene Autry, two popular movie stars, will ride as special guests.  Frank Romero, the "Barbecue King," will serve more than 3000 pounds of beef at the old fashioned California barbecue following the parade. A' horse show featuring several hundred entries will follow.  Cutting Red Tape. Gr.  MUSICIAN IS EN ROUTE HOME  Miss Roberta Gronlnger of 136 St. Joseph st. has informed her father, O. M. Groninger, that Leopold Stokowski and his orchestra of 100 young American musicians, which includes the Arcadia girl, cut short their tour of South America and returned to the United States.  This decision was made, after presenting a concert in Buenos Aires, because of the mining of Panama Canal. If the schedule is carried out, concerts will be given en route home, at New York and Washington, D. C. The group will probably be in the Southland within two weeks, having arrived in New York Saturday.  Arcadia B-L Association  ARCADIA VOTE  Following is the semi-official but complete results of Tuesday’s primary election here.  U. S. SENATOR Republican  Johns Anson Ford..........................119  Hiram W. Johnson...........1346  Ellis E. Patterson..........................85  Samuel W. Yorty..........................58  Democratic  John Anson Ford........................119  Hiram W. Johnson........................594  James Meredith ............................19  Richard Otto..................................6  Ellis Patterson ..............................178  Samuel W. Yorty............................62  CONGRESSIONAL (12th District Congress) Republican  Harold Erdman .............. 144  John H. lloeppel.............. 342  Irwin W. Minger.............. 693  Chesney W. Shelley........... 360  Democratic  Wallace Adamson ............ 167  II. Jerry Voorhis.............. 990  LEGISLATIVE (49th Assembly) Republican Lee T. Bashore...............1369  Democratic  Lee T. Bashore..............................543  George Lichty................................96  R. II. Schwarzkopf........................466  DISTRICT ATTORNEY  Irvin Taplin ................. 213  William G. Bonelli..,,........ 249  William J. F. Brown........... 36  John F. Dockweiler........... 692  Pamela Boiler Is New Arrival  Birth announcements headed, "Boiler family tree acquires new twig,” recently informed friends of Judge and Mrs. Ardene Boiler that on Aug. 21 at St. Luke hospital, Pamela Jeanette Boiler, weight 7 pounds, 15 ounces and length 21 inches was ‘‘added to the Boiler family tree, with mother and babe doing fine.’’ Dr. I. N. Kendall  With only approximately 3,000 registered voters going to the polls. Arcadia Tuesday observed a fairlv uneventful Primary Election day, according to local poll managers. Unofficial total of votes catft was 2935, with Republican ballots outnumbering Democrats by several hundred.  Outdistancing all opponents for the United State* Senate on both Republican and Democratic tickets was Hiram W.Johnson, who polled 1346 local Republican votes and 594 Democratic. Nearest rival on both tickets was John Anson Ford of Los Angeles, who chalked up 119 G. O. P. credits and 531 Democratic. Ellis Patterson polled 85 Republican and 178 Democratic votes to take third place in the race.  Johnson received the nomination for Senator on both tickets throughout the state, and thus his election is complete.  Irwin Minger, nick-named ’’California Willkie,” carried off the Republican majority in the city for Representative with almost twice as many votes as Arcadia’s candidate, John Henry Hoeppel. Minger’s total was 693; C. W. Shelley, mayor of Montebello, 360; and Hoeppel 342. Minger also received a majority in the district, and was nominated.  Incumbent Jerry Voorhis captured the Democratic vote of Arcadia, for the same office, with 990 votes against his onlv opponent, Wallace Anderson, whose total yas 167.  Winning throughout the Legislative district m the same way, Lee Bashore, incumbent, 49th district assemblyman, look the lead on both Republican and Democratic ticket, with the result that he is now elected, and will not need to run in the November general. His local poll was, Republican 1369; Democrat 540. Running second on the Democratic ticket was another Arcadian, Rudolph Schwarzkopf, who totaled 466 ballots. Only other runner was George Lich/ty, who made 96.  Gathering 1632 votes, Buron Fitts, present district attorney,  was the attending physician.  The Boilers have another child,» T *T VW J.  Donovan Speer Boiler, four years' led hls neares * opponent, John old.  i  Bike Marathon Is Scheduled For September 8  If you know how to ride a “bike” and have a lot of endurance, John D. Bill of the Arcadia Bike Shop, 610 S. First ave. would like to see you.  Plans are under way for the annual Arcadia-to-Riverside bicycle race, to be staged Sunday, Sept. 8.  Arcadians interested in competing in the marathon event may file entry blanks with Bill at the shop.  Dockweiler, by 940 votes.  PET SHOW SEPTEMBER 14 ,AT COUNTY PARK  On September 14, 1940, at 2:00 o'clock, p. m., bring out your pet and show it at the Arcadia County Park Pet Show.  Registrations will be taken at the Playground office and at the bath house. Please register early. Registrations close on September  Buron Fitts ____ t .............1632) 13th at .6:00 o'cloclop. m.  Mark F. Jones................ 60  Carl S, Kefley................ 38  (Continue^ on back page)  A Home Institution  I  Adults and.children are invited to participate. Let’s make this show the best in the valley.  Will help you finance  District Lions Meeting Sept. 9  Members of Lions Club^’ in nine cities will convene at Monrovia September 9,* for the first regional meeting of the new year. The delegation will meet in the Monrovia Den.  Arthur Gould, Arcadia, will be toastmaster, and entertainment, which is being arranged by Max Gilliland, Glendale, will feature Bob Fisher’s orchestra and entertainers,  Alec Gerald Nichols, Glendale district governor, will make the principal address. The meeting will mark the first official appearance of D, Monroe Green, of Arcadia, deputy disnct gov-ernoi, past pre.-.idt ;it of the Arcadia club.  Prominent Lions who will be present include; Max Ward, Huntington Park; Jimmy Hodges, Covina; Dick Richardson, Inglewood, a-11 three past district governors; Dr. Ralph T. Eckerman, Pasadena; and Noble Banks, Montebello, zone chairman.  Your old or new Home  $   

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