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Arcadia Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 3, 1940, Arcadia, California ivolume 3, Number 1 Arcadia’s Home Newspaper Arcadia, California. Thursday, October 3, 1940 $1 per year—single copy 5c COMMUNITY «Joseph Scott To Speak At DRIVE READY TO START OCT. 8 The first major impetus to the campaign through which all Arcadia will cooperate in the movement to provide all the city’s charities during 1941, is scheduled for Monday evening, October 7, when Community Chest captains and their workers will meet at American Legion hall. This meeting, the annual kick-off session, will precede the official start of the drive on the morning of October 8th. From that date on through October 11, Arcadia’s financial resources will be recruited for seven worthy agencies enrolled under the Community Chest banner. Political Rally HereTues. Republicans and Democrats throughout the San Gabriel Valley will combine forces next Tuesday night, October 8, when Joseph Scott, nationally known speaker, will address a non-partisan political rally at the Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte high school. The meeting is called for 8:00 p. m. and the general public, regardless of party, is cordially invited. S. A. Athletic Club Sponsors Concert Sunday Afternoon Santa Anita Athletic club is sponsoring art outdoor concert to be given by the WPA orchestra fo Pasadena, Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 o’clock, in 'Rancho Santa Anita. Slogan for this year’s cam-1 This will mark the first ap- ”In America’s Hearts — was appropriately paign -Dictate” chosen in view of the very dif- pearance of the 53-piece orchestra in this districts Maurice Koehler of Pasadena will conduct. First Presidential Voters Organize Bob Borden, 23, of Baldwin avenue, will head the local chapter of the First Presidential Voters whose organization meeting will be held at the Willkie head-quorters in the Arcade building at 7:30 p m.. next Saturday eve-ing. All young men and women who will cast their first presidential ballots in November Major Robinson To Speak At Masonic Dinner Friday The Arcadia Masonic lodge will resume their monthly dinners before the stated meeting Friday evening after a two-month vacation. The dinner will be served at the Temple at 6:30, followed by a program LIKE MAY SERVE Better transportation facilities in which Major W. E. Robinson | loom for Arcadians. will be the chief speaker and his subject will be "The German Giant.” Local Masons are fortunate in obtaining such a speaker as Major Robinson, who has made somewhat of a study of the German war machine. The Master’s Trestle Board shows the following program for the balance of the month: Friday, October 11, second degree practice at 7:30. Wednesday, October 16, third degree practice at 7:30. Refreshments. Friday, October 25, second degree, 7:30. Wednesday, October 30, Dis- ferent form of dictation being' The concert will be held under exercised in other sections of the magnificent old oak trees that the world. i make the Rancho famous for its Posters carrying the message j beauty throughout California, of this humanitarian ’’dictator- Mrs. Harold H. Bell is chair-ship of the heart” already have man. with Mesdames E. E. Ball-been widely distributed through- ing, Jr., Bruce Douglas, Harry out the city, and through the Nesbitt, Charles J. Beery, Eu- entire campaign will be the slogan for workers—and for the even more important contributors to the fund. Another feature of this year’s campaign, under direction of Campaign Chairman Tom Kelso and Chest President Gordon S. Eberly, will be the Community Chest messages in Arcadia theatre. These messages will be delivered by Arcadia youth, recruited from the students of speech and debating clubs of the First Avenue school. This innovation also is symbolic of the American Way, and has been worked out by Mr. Kelso through the cooperation of Mrs. Diedrick, head of the speech department in the Arcadia school, and Mr. Vanderlip, manager of the Arcadia theatre. The Community Chest messages — each one to be for three minutes only —will be delivered from October 7th to 10th inclusive. Students who will speak will be selected from the following list: Jimmy Honey, Robert Humphrey, Alfred Gale, Elaine Enright, Robert Godett, Nina Neit-zei, Leonard Kennett, Helen (Continued on page eight) gene Harpole and George Sorn borger, assisting. Members of the Arci.*iia Juniors, headed by Miss Virginia Hostutler, president, have been asked to serve as usherettes during the afternoon. There is no charge for the affair, which will feature opera have been invited to attend. Don Berger, Los Angeles youth who ’ trict Officers’ meeting at Arcad- helped to launch this unique j ia. Members invited. group, will be on hand to ex-. plain the purposes of the organi- ‘ DR. HENLEY GUEST AT zation. ROTARY CLUB FRIDAY ’’There are 900,000 young peo- Dr w Ballentine Henley, pres-ple who will cast their first ballots this year,” Bob Borden announced. ’’First Presidential Following a series of OK’s, railroad commission, Monrovia, Arcadia, El Monte councils and Temple City, J. Donald Atkins, of Los Angeles, will be ready to start inter-city operations with a fleet of 25 busses. Atkins, by letter, presented his plan before the Board of Trustees Tuesday night, at the regular council meeting presided over by Mayor Albert H. Perkins. Main arteries — Foothill boulevard, First avenue, Sunset boulevard and Huntington drive —will be traversed. The communication stated the fare from Myrtle avenue and Foothill boulevard to Huntington drive and First avenue would be 5 cents. Franchises are being requested from the four cities. Members of the council passed the letter to the Chamber of Commerce for an expression from them before approving. By request of Fire Chief James Ident of the College of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Los Angeles, and prominent met- Nellis, two firemen were ap-Voters groups are springing up' ropolitan Rotary club member, pointed for a period of 90 days, everywhere throughout the nation and we hope that our organization will cover the entire San Gabriel valley. Any young man or woman, from anywhere, who vote this\ year for the first time is invited to attend our meeting Saturday night.” who is noted for his philosophy ! Raymond Mosher and Victor Er-and addresses on international j ickson. service, will speak at Friday’s I After the first of November, Rotary club meeting here. Arcadia will pay $55 monthly for HEAVY FINE ASSESSED DRUNK DRIVER Driving tnrough Arcaaia early Saturday morning proved costly to Chester P. Conway of Wilmar, who was anr<?sted by police and lodged in jail for drunk driving. Judge Ardene Boiler fined him $100 or 50 days in jail. He took the ’’fine” way out, paying $10 down and $10 monthly until fully paid. Mrs. Don Zeller of Wilmar guaranteed payment of the fine. and symphonic selections. Miss! Carolyn Osmundson, vocalist, ! ARTHUR EAMES PASSED will be the guest artist. All * AWAY AT HIS HOME music lovers are invited. HERE SUNDAY Arthur Eames, of 711 North First avenue, a resident of Arcadia for the past fourteen years, passed away at his home here Sunday evening. He was born October 15. 1869, in West Swan zey, New Hampshire. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Minnie Eames, one son James, and a neice, Maude Sailor. Christian Science services were held Wednesday at the Glasser and Johns chapel at 3 o’clock, with interment at Live Oak cemetery. Rev. N. Milo Fiske, chairman collection of cans and rubbish, of the local club’s international j by Harrison Wright of Mon-service committee, secured Dr. Henley. Mrs. Beynon’s Father Buried In L. A. Tues. Funeral services were held Tuesday in Los Angeles for Robert J. Ellis, father of Mrs. Ernest G. Bey-non, prominent Eastern Star and P. T. A. matron. Mr. Ellis who came to Los Angeles at the turn of the century, was an elder in the Los Angeles Welch Piesbyterian church and member of Highland Park Masonic lodge. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary J. Ellis, Mrs. Beynon and one granddaughter, Marilyn Beynon. Interment was in Forest Lawn with Masonic grave side services. Republican Club President Called East Construction Activity Continues Fast Pace Building activity in Arcadia is marked by the large number of private residences which continue to rise in all sections of the city with September construction . hitting near the $200,000 mark. Thirty five dwellings totaled $165,825 with additions, one duplex, .'st<|rq building, and minor permits Ibringing the amount to $171,962, and for the nine months" period $1,505,645 as compared to $1,051,215 for the first nine months of 1939, Among the large residential permits issued by the municipal building department recently was one for $9,000, MoBride and Hoose owners; two for $11,000, F. C. Crossin and C. H. Eck-man. There were 49 permits. In September ’39 Building Inspector Glenn B. Watson issued 44 for a total of $111,415. Cutting Red Tape. Gr. By HARLAN WARE Summoned to Washington abruptly for civil defense work in connection with the railroads, LeRoy D. Owen, president of the Arcadia Club, Sunday handed his gavel to Charles E. Gibson, vice-president and chairman of the Organization Committee, Mr. Gibson will direct all activities of the local Republicans during Owen's absence. ’’Our organization is virtually completed,” Mr. Owen said, ’’and several tyundoed entfhusiS'stic workers who look upon this not as a political compaign but a Cause will do their utmost to help acquaint their fellow citizens with the true nature of this campaign. We sincerely feel that our American way of life is in danger, from within as well as from without. With all respect to the present administration, which has done its ineffective best in domestic and foreign affairs, we are confident that the election of Wendell Willkie in November will give us an administration which will Arcadia B-L Association ’’get things done.” ”We can not overlook the fact that after nearly eight years the New Deal has failed to put back to work nearly ten million men and women. This is due to a failure to understand the simple principles of good business. With such a record how can we expect the New Deal to promptly and adequately provide a national defence, dependent upon the proper functioning of business? Wendell Willkie, a proven business leader, one who understands labor, will co-ordi-nate these two great American factors and build a defense for America. ”If ever there was a time for the efficient co-ordination of all departments in government and civil life, the time is now. If ever Americans needed to awaken to a realization of their country's true greatness, the time is now. With totalitarian governments rising the world over, turning civilization) bachf to darkness — a strong, efficient, courageous democracy is the A Home TwHtinHon rovia. For years the charge has been $40. Growth of the city is the reason. A request by resolution wai made to the Board of Supervisors for improvement of Sierra Madre wash from Santa Anita avenue to a point where it empties into Santa Anita w’ash; also the council wants the supervisors to remove boulders and debris accumulated in Santa Anita wash by 1938 floods. This cluttered condition exists about a mile north of Foothill boulevard. Councilman Albert Adcock I was appointed by the Mayor to contact the Co-ordinating Council relative to establishment of a curfew law. Five new subdivision maps were passed upon favorably by the board; also an ordinance forbidding drilling for water within the city limit Four traffic ’’Sally” signs were ordered only hope for the world . After for placement near Holly and spending many hours i'n Wen- First Avenue schools. dell Willkie’s party during his recent visit here, I can wholeheartedly subscribe to the sentiments of the newspaper correspondent who telegraphed his paper regarding Willkie: ’This guy means it.’ The guy DOES mean it. His is a strong and courageous and optimistic voice. England turned to Winston Churchill in the darkest hour of her national life and his forthright courage and proud honesty turned a rout into a magnificent stand. It is our prayer that America, too, will turn now to All councilmen were present —Emil Bolz, Ernest W. Leeper, Adcock and Martin Ormsby. The next meeting is October 15. Arcadia Lions Eat Big Pine Deer Arthur "Brit” Goi^ld will present this week’s talk on Lion»' education when membeits convene at Ye Derby Tavern ior t'heir regular meeting presided over by Dr. Bruce F. Sims. The first Thursday of each the man who promises to lead month jg devoted to this type of a dynamic America back to her place in the sun. These are the last hours, as Mr. Willkie said. It is five minutes until midnight.” Like any American, Mr. Owen said he was glad to answer the call to defense work in the heat of the campaign. ”But we will push our campaign on with all vigor. This is the American way.” Will help you finance program. City Clerk Harry Nesbitt and Jack Baldwin, juist returned from a successful deer hunt in the Lone Pine region, furnished the "piece de resistance” for last Thursday’s luncheon—venison. Both bagged a deer. William A. Murphy, former councilman, engaged in the explosive business talked on dynamite and its great value to mankind. Your old or new Home
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