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   Arcadia Bulletin (Newspaper) - September 19, 1940, Arcadia, California                                 &  “Arcadia’s Home Newspaper”  \ Volume 2, Number 51  Arcadia, California, Thursday, September 19, 1940  $1 per year—single copy 5c  m   1  G. O. P. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE WILL ARRIVE IN LOS ANGELES TODAY  AT GRADE AND  >    J    ’•I»».« 'V.TTtTl    »♦.-  The proverbial, school bell, silenced for nearly three months, Monday beckoned back to desks and study more than 1100 Arcadia boys and girls.  Figures released from Supt. E. E. Westerhouse’s office at First Avenue school, disclosed that 684 with 63 in the kindergarten department enrolled the first day, while at Holly Avenue school there were 380 and 57 in the kindergarten division. Total enrollment was 1184 as compared to 1095 last September.  Several teachers have been added to the staff. Not including special and part-time instructors, First Avenue has 23 and Holly Avenue 13.  Holly Avenue school grounds have been fenced and the play area at both schools macadamized.  Caferterias at both elementary schools are operating under the ! direction of Mrs. Grace J. New- j hall and Mrs. Nell Schrader. Busses are running on regular schedules, transporting children to and from chools.  Mis. Elsie J. Porri_ principal is in charge of Holly Avenue, with Walter G. Coombs principal of First Avenue school, with 6upt. Westerhouse supervisor of Arcadia elementary schools.  According to Principal A. K. Wilson, first day high school enrollment was 1295, an increase of 65 over last year. Mr. Wilson state? that more pupils are expected to register this week.  A general assembly, presided over by Principal Wilson, opened the fall term.  After singing, led by C. Earl Narramore with selections by Gloria Daugherty and Bill Griffin Mr, Wilson welcomed the student:» and faculty. Introduced were John Warta, student body president; Walter Self, Boys’ League president; and Janet Lambert, Girls’ League president, who gave brief talks.  The assembly concluded with an outline of classes and school instructions given by Vice-principal S. C. McClintic.  REGISTER NOW  When a voter moves to a new location registration is necessary. Failure to vote at either the August primary or November elec-| tions of each even numbered year cancels the affidavit of registration.  If you are twenty years old now but will be TWENTY-ONE before election day, you may register NOW and vote in November.  If there is any doubt in your mind as to whether or not you are regi^terel, check with:  Lena Holsen,  56 E. Huntington Dr.  Mrs. Stella Brookover, 650 W. Huntington Dr.  Mrs. Ella M. Norris,  128 E. Camino Real  KLUZMANN WINS CONTRACT TOR  I  WENDELL L. WIILKIE OF INDIANA  Webb Everett Home From Long Tour  (A. ACHILLES)  Lured by the $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap carded for March 1 1941, and a numbtr of other  Willkie Rally Monday  At First Ave. School  A Wendell Willkie Rally ] to secure the services of a band is being planned by workers to head the parade to the school for next Monday evening in grounds.  Arcadia. The speaker will be LfeRoy Owens, president of the well known author and lec- ...    ...  A  , , ...  turer. Dr. Cair.,11 .SibU>/, =  Vhe     Assembly will  men^ber of the republican speakers bureau.  The rally will be held at the First Avenue school at 8:00 p. m. and an effort is being made  have charge of the meeting and  all those interested in the campaign of Mr. Willkie, regardless of party, are invited to attend.  R. M. Dickinson Weds Long Beach Woman  Ray M. Dickinson president Arcadia Chamber of* Commerce and prominlent civic worker, and Miss Ima Stanley, Long Beach, were married Sunday at high noon in the bride’s home. Only memberte of their immediate families w'ere present.  Dr. O. P. Avery, brother-in-law of the bride perfomed the  rich stakes totaling $800,000 Santa Anita Park is assured of having J ceremony, aften which an in-  COMMUNITY CHURCH GUILD OPENS FALL SEASON  The president of Community church Guild, Mrs. Harold Wallace Johns, was greeted by more than 65 members and friands at the first fall meeting hek. Thursday in the social hall.  Luncheon in charge of Mrs. Samuel Hobbs and Mrs Rena MaxweU and their assistants, Mesdame*s Fred Dorsey^ Mark Millspaugh, Schadel, * James Nellis, Arthur Eastwood, Elizabeth Walker and Miss Mary Lou Hobbs, started the day being served at 12:30, the several tables made attractive with fall  MOVES TO PUENTE  Leasing 1800 acres of the old Sentous ranch, east of Covina Pass Road in the Puente area, the Supreme Dairy of 490 Michillinda street will move some 500 milk cows there within the next 30 days according to Henry Barthélémy, vice-president of the company. Under construction is a 36 x '200 foot milking barn, which is expected to be completed by the middle of October.  ’’The creamery and office will remain, for the time, at the present location, but plans are under way for Construction of a creamery and sales room on Foothill, boulevard, just west of Arcadia some time next year ” said Barthélémy  Barthélémy started in the dairy business in 1930 and later became associated with Cliff Kenwood and John Davidson, who are co-owners.,  Rancho Santa Anita, Inc., interests, owners of the property, will expand the Santa Anita Village tract with new streets and building lots shortly after January 1941.  some of the world’s finest thor- \ formal reception and wedding | blossoms.  oughbreds on its grounds when' dinner followed at one of the jyf rg>  Johns presided over the the coming 51-day meet opens city hotels.  December 28th. This statement was given this reporter by Webb  business hour when routine Mrs. Dickinson w r ore a dark i matters were discussed and win-  A. Everett, racing secretary for trasting accessories and corsage. Santa Anita Park,  w ^en he ar- i     an( ^ j^ rg<  D^ingon will  rived home last week ^ ror ^  a  be at home after October 15 at tour of the country s leading jggQ gQ Santa Anita avenue, race tracks, accompanied by Mrs.  blue traveling suit with con- j ter plans outlined.  Entertainment was furnished by Mrs. Pomeroy of Pasadena who_ in costume of early days,  where the groom has lived for several years. They are spend-  Everett.,  His itinerary included stops at: j  a mo ^ or  honeymoon driving Empire. Saratoga, Narragansett, j  as far north as Canada .  The newlyweds have known  Arlington^ and other important tracks. At these tracks Mr. Everett had the privilege of interviewing officials and the leading owners and trainers.  Because of the large purses offered and our fine winter weather many of the leading stables will bring their charges to Arcadia for the coming season.  Cutting Red Tape. Gr.  each other for more than twen-•Ky-five years, becoming acquainted when both were on the staff of a Long Beach newspaper. Mrs. Dickinson is past president of Long Beach Sorop-timist and Business and Professional Women’s dubs.  Arcadia B»L Association  impersonated old album pictures in a clever and amusing fashion. Accompanied at the piano by Mr. Johns, Mrs. Eleanor Lucas Gibbs sang a group of three selections.  Mrs. Johns reminded members that October is ’’rally" month for the church and affiliated organizations and for the Guild meeting an especially fine program is being arranged.  Food brought by members was quickly sold, resulting in a substantial sum for the treasury.  Second Annual Santa  Anita Open Oct. 17-20  By A.ACHILLES A number of big time professional golfers and about twice as many amateurs have already signed up for the second annual $1000 Santa Anita Golf Championship carded for the Arcadia County Park from October 17 to 20, according to Roy Bearden, professional.  Last year’s Open, which attracted many golfers from various parts of the country, was won by Lloyd Mangrum. Olin Dura was second and Harry Bassler placed third. This year’s contest promises to surpass last year’s.    (  Bruce McCormick, Pat Abbott, Olin Dutra, John Montague, Don Erickson, are a few of the big-timers who have entered. First prize is a check for $300, with $200 for second , and $100 for third. The entry fee for professionals is $5, while amateurs pay $3,  A number of local players have signed up for the event and Arcadia will once more be placed on the golf map October 17 to 20.  Construction of the reservoir in Rancho Santa Anita will begin within a short time, the contract having been given to low bidder A. G. Kluzmann, whose bid was $17,787.26, lowest of 21 submitted at September 3 council meeting.  In the absence of City Clerk Harry Nesbitt, who was on a hunting trip, assistant city clerk Walter Cornish took his place at Tuesday's regular council meeting, presided over by Mayor Albert H. Perkins. All coun-cilmen were present.  With only $575 in the 1940-41 budget for the Chamber of Commerce, that body requested $900 for ’’city exploitation purpose.” No action was taken, the letter being referred to the finance committee—Mayor Perkins, Coun cilmen E. W. Leeper and Martin Ormsby.  Temporary improvement of 1300 feet of Santa Anita wash from Huntington Drive south will get under way shortly, according to communication received from the Los Angeles County Flood Control. The waterway will be 70 feet wide by six deep.  Roy H. Pike was appointtd on the Planning Commission with the resignation of R. E. Scott from this body. Scott has gone from Arcadia.  In the future Central avenue in the northwest part of Arcadia  will be known as Sierra Madre ■avenue, The Planning Commission made this recommendation due to the confusing condition. This street is Central avenue irt the city and Sierra Madre avenue in Sierra Madre. A request for the change was made by residents in that locality.  A leaf sweeper attachment costing $85 will be purchased for the street sweeper, through recommendation of Street Supt. Glenn B. Watson.  Chief of Police Don Ott’s suggestion that 25-mile speed signs be posted on First and Second avenues; also boulevard stops erected on Lovell avenue and Camino Real, met the council’s approval.  The next regular meeting of city trustees will be Oct. 1.  Institution  Will help ytu finance  Business Men Set September 30 For Annual Dinner  The business men’s division of  the Chamber of Commerce met  Monday evening with Arthur  Gould, Harold Coleman, Gordon  Eberly, Glenn Dysart and Archie Bradley present. They decided among other things, that the recently proposed design for Christmas djecoratjion tof our struts was not practical and asked George Young to work on a different design.  It was decided to give a trophy to the jockey winning the Arcadia race at the next meet.  Monday. September 30th, was decided upon as the date for the annual fall business men’s division dinner.  —»——»in»'....... ............................. ■ ■    ..........................rn  Your old or new Home   

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