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   Arcadia Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 12, 1940, Arcadia, California                                 Ci  Arcadia*s Home Newspaper”  % Volume 2, Number 50  Arcadia, California, Thursday, September 12. 1940  $1 per year—single copy 5c  Huntington Drive Stop Signals Sought by Arcadia Chamber  President Ray M. Dickinson presided Monday evening at the regular directors’ meeting, of the Chamber of Commerce "with 10 of the 19 directors present.  Agitating a move for "stop and go” signals at Huntington drive and First ave. and Huntington drive and Santa Anita ave., the body is seeking reaction to the proposal from organizations and citizens interested. Favorable and unfavorable comments are requested.  The chamber unanimously voted j  to buy and present a trophy during the second annual golf tournament scheduled for Arcadia County park, Oct. 17-18-19.  No definite plans were laid for Christmas street decorations but discussions, pro and con, occupied much time.  Those attending were L. A. Beck-strom, H. E. Coleman, Glenn Dy-sart, Gordon S. Eberly, C. A. Has-son, John Houlihan, William Humphries, J. A. Lovejoy, Le Roy Owen and secretary Archie Bradley.  30,000 Lockheed Employes Picnic in Arcadia  County Fair Termed “City of Enchantment  J)  Between twenty-five and thirty thousand employes of the Lockheed Airplane Corporation and families picnicked Saturday in Arcadia county park. Swimming, contests and various games were enjoyed by the crowd. From Huntington Drive ; south several blocks, the west side of Santa Anita avenue was  j  roped off and tables set up for , picnic dinners.  The entire parking space within the park was filled and for blocks east and southeast Arcadia streets were lined with the visitors’ automobiles.  Arcadia police directed traffic  without a “hitch” or any inconvenience during the evening hours j and no accidents, faintings or other mishap was reported to mar the event.  Executive Board Completes Arcadia Club Plans  Approaching the beginning of 1940-41 season, Arcadia Woman’s club executive board, headed by the president, Mrs. James A. Stoker, put ’’finishing touches" on plans and the program at their meeting held Monday in the home of Mrs. Bert Morris.  Convening at 10 o’clock, Mrs. Stoker presided with the entire board present. Two new members were added to the roster—Mrs. S. M. Cronk and Mrs. A. Caster.  An innovation will be the employing of a cateress to cook and serve luncheons throughout the year, relieving members of this arduous task.  -CNPA, Inc., Service.  Teeming with interest, diversion, education and excitement, every nook and corner of the beautiful 800-acre exposition park forming the site for Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, contains something new and something different as the 1910 edition of the huge agricultural and industrial display presents its “show window" of southland achievement. With the opening on Sept. 13, the event will continue over a period of 17 days, closing on Sunday, Sept. 29. There are 10,000 exhibits and 15,000 exhibitors with displays valued at $15,000,000.  Mrs. Horace S. Nichols, chairman of the hospitality committee, has arranged a revue of fall fashions as a feature of the membership tea set for Tuesday, Sept. 24, j at the clubhouse. The event is planned especially for new and prospective members.  Breaking into the day’s business, potluck lunch was enjoyed at noon, after which the board finished their business about 3 p. m.  Attending were: Mesdames Stoker, Morris, E. J. Frentress, Wood Glover, Harvey Moss, G. H. Thomas, E. E. Balling jr., J. Stephen Craig, George L. Jones, E. T. Reid, and Miss E Ruth Evans.  I  WESTERN AUTO STORE OPEN SATURDAY  The new Arcadia Western • Auto Supply store will be  ARCADIA POULTRY ASSOCIATION MEETS AT 7:30 TONIGHT  The Arcadia Poultry Associa-  open fuV business here next , tion will meet tonight at the home Saturday, according to R. F. I of Charles Fleming, 1223  J / 2  S.  Community Chest budget for' 1940 has been set at $5068. This is an increase of $150 over last year’s which is only three per cent more in the face of Arcadia’s population being 10 per cent greater, according to President Gordon S. Eberly, who released the figures.  Chest directors regretfully accepted Clifton B. Herd’s resig- j nation as treasurer, he having j functioned and done outstanding work in re-organizing during his three years with the Chest. E. T. Cauffield was appointed to sue-  1  ceed him as treasurer.  REGISTER NOW  If you did not vote in the recent primaries YOU MUST REGISTER NOW — or you cannot vote in November. If you have a new address — you must register NOW. Minors not yet twenty-one who will be twenty-one prior to election day may register NOW and vote in November. You cannot register after September 26. REGISTER NOW. In Arcadia, register the City Hall.  Lena Holsen,  56 E. Huntington Dr.  Mrs. Stella Brookover, 650 W. Huntington Dr.  Mrs. Ella M. Norris,  128 E. Camino Real  I HEADQUARTERS FOR  ! REPUBLICANS NOW OPEN  After some discussion, decision jjj ARCADE  Miller, local manager and owner. I Santa Anita avenue, Marketing I ^ de n0t  ì°  lncll fde funds '  Ch  Gibson has just ,„;n    —Ki___....il u- j:________-1  5  to assist war refugee children in _________, „ ,,    . .  Sorvice will be the watch word for this store, which will handle only quality merchandise.  Ma Miller calls attention of motorists to the completeness of his store, which includes several thousand different items.  an-  At an organization meeting held Tuesday evening in Assembly Hall of the State Building in Los Angelos of democrats from the 49th District, R. H. Schwarzkopf was elected chairman of the state democratic central committee for the 49th District. This is a signal honor to have an Arcadian elected to this important position,  The other members of the committee of four which were elected at this meeting by ballot upon the insisence of Mr. Schwarzkopf are Leisa Bronson, Claremont; Mrs. Ruth Wheeler, Arcadia; and V. Long, Baldwin Park.  problems will be discussed.  The association announces they have just received 25,000 new Arcadia egg cartons, which are richly emblazoned in color i and bear the words: ’'Sunshine In A Shell,” which has been  nounced that the Willkie for  refugee  the budget but to set up a separ-     A  , ,  ate fund to be subscribed to as     Pr f“*en t  headquarters for Ar-  citizens wished. There is a na-     are  ™ w  °P en ,n th i‘  Arcack '  tion-wide movement to raise five    building. It is decorated appro-  million dollars for this work.  priately and those wishing  The people of Arcadia and adopted as the slogan of the  con f° rm  with the drive—October  vicinity are invited to come 32  1  Arcadia poultrymen, and which     to  October—instead of from Jan-  N'orth First avenue next Satur- ' should give Arcadia some good     uar y to January, day and inspect the new store advertising as well as the poultry association.  ,    stickers and literature ma v  ob-  The fiscal year was changed to  tain them at thig off]ce  *  The   telephone number is ATwater 7-1261.  and get acquainted with Mr,  Miller and his friendly service  "which will always be maintained., ACCEPTS TEACHING JOB  AT PALM SPRINGS  PET SHOW AT PARK SATURDAY AFTERNOON  Campaign manager, Thomas P. Kelso, is in the Chamber of Commerce office every day now working on assignments and shaping things for the drive which starts October 8, continuing through to  Attending were Earl R. Kings-  HIGH SCHOOL  Mr. and Mrs. Wood Glover Jr., October 11.  Another interesting Pet Show and young daughter, Janet, who will be held at the Arcadia Coun- have been visiting Mr. Glover's ton, Kelso, Thomas P. Mulvaney, ty Park next Saturday afternoon parents for 10 days, left yester- Chester A. Hasson, Cauffield, R. beginning at 2:00 o’clock. Anyone \ day for Whittier where they will j M. Dickinson, Walter G. Coombs, wishing to exhibit a pet may , foe with Mrs. Glover’s parents Mrs. Alrena B, Ellison, Mrs. Mark register at the park manager’s j a week or so. Leaving there they Millspaugh, Miss Betty Ham, office or at the office of the will go to Palm Springs where Mrs. Ernest W. Leeper and Mrs.  swimming pool.  A large number of entries already have been made, which  Mr. Glover has a position as vice  1  John T. Riley, principal and physical education director of the high school. They  Miss Betty Heim of 51 Floral include dogs, cats, turtles, snakes I recently spent a month in Ore-  1  avenue is visiting relatives in  and most everything else,  Red  gon and at Lake Tahoe.  Areadia B-L Association  Huntington Park this week.  JjUÉfifcutiOD  WELFARE COMMITTEE AT FRENTRESS HOME  Routine matters were discussed at the regular monthly meeting oi> Arejidui Welfare Committee which met yesterday i at the home of the chairman, Mrs. E. J, Frentress.  Mrs. Elsie Galloway reported on Thrift Shop activities which slow down during the summer months. With the fall and winter months approaching plans were made by the group to assist Arcadia’s less fortunate.  Others present were: Mesdames Alrena Ellison, Anna iStine, Kathryne Wrede and Jane Adcock.  Will help y*u finance  DUFFY SERVICES IN INDIANA  William Forsythe Duffy, of 30 East Colorado boulevard, passed away suddenly at his home Sunday morning. He was born in Fonaythe, Montana, August 26, 1882, The greater part of his life was spent in the gold mining business in Alaska. His remains will be shipped to Huntingburg, Indiana.  Glasser & Johns are in charge. He is survived by his wife, Christine Nellie Dufly.  SERVICES FOR INFANT  Funeral services were held at Live Oak cemetery September 7, 1940, for John Mills, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Mills, of 1332 South Eighth avenue, Arcadia. He was one of a pair of twin sons born September 5, at St. Luke's hospital. Rev. Cannon E. B. Smith officiated. Glasser & Johns were in charge.  ——i* ...............■■ m m ^  Y#ur old or new Home  &   

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