Arcadia Bulletin, October 10, 1940

Arcadia Bulletin

October 10, 1940

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Arcadia Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 10, 1940, Arcadia, California Vf* f * • *■ * > » «t-v *« l'f *******-**,mtr*** » -«& *ÿ'*+%*** ‘ '■$«» I •,’<*    W **$ ■ •* H 4^^’^’^*#’*'    •M^ji**1fiW,^Rr*^1 „.»*, «*»»«m>%|l y* ■ o> - tfP'*““"*** • ‘ <£ 04» Mm+'r? '    *«w» **'    . . * V - fF *4J ■Sf* **■■*f-V**&*Wî-*m \ “Arcadia’s Home Newspaper » m Volume 3, Number 2 Arcadia, California, Thursday, October 10, 1940 $1 per year—single copy 5c •/DA1ES SET I Sponsored by the San Gabriel Valley Poultry association the fifth annual Santa Anita Poultry Show will be held December 3 to 8 at the race track, according to announcement made recenlly by A. T. Fratus, chairman. In voicing belief that the show this year will be greater than ever before Fratus said especial attention was to be given to an enlarged pigeon division. More than 500 bird and rabbit entries by breeders throughout the nation were included in the 1939 show and a large increase in entries is anticipated at the show this year. Show manager this year will be A. C. Bertlson of San Gabriel. I First Red Cross Meeting Friday The first fall meeting of the Arcadia branch, Pasadena chapter Red Cross was held at the home of Mrs. Ellen Norris, 127 East Camino Real, October 4th, with Mrs. Norris, chairman, presiding. Routine business including war relief was discussed. Mrs. Norris and Mrs. Wrede gave reports on finished garments sent overseas, in which 353 garments which included knitted socks, mufflers, sweaters, shawls, dresses, jackets, etc., were sent. Sewing ^reupg will continue to meet and make necessary articles for war relief as soon as materials are received. Wool for knitted articles can be received from Mrs. Wrede, 1508 South Second avenue, Mrs. Norris reported a class in First Aid for each Tuesday at 1:00 p. m. For further information pihone ATwater 7-2881. This class is especially for Girl Scout leaders, but anyone who is interested is welcome. The annual Red Cross drive will start November 12. J. L. Marks, general chairman, will be in charge of the drive in the business districts, while Mrs. Stella Brookover will be in charge of the drive in the residential sections. The Red Cross is not affiliated with the Community Chest. Those attending this meeting included J. L. Marks, Mrs. Ailrena B. Ellison, Mrs. Jane Adcock, Mi’s. Stella Brookover, Mrs. Wrede, Mrs. Ellen Norris and Mrs. Elsie Galloway. The Arcadia Community Chest drive got off to a good start Tuesday following the "Kick off” program at the Legion hall Monday evening, which was attended by about 125 people, and was presided over by President Gordon S. Eber- ly. Speakers included Rev P. DeJong, Father O’Keefe .and Mrs. Wheeler, who talked of the benefits of the Community Chest. Chairman of the drive committee T. P. Kelso also gave a talk on the organization work. The committee hopes the public will respond and put this drive over the top once more so that the organizations benefitted by the Chest many continue their good work. President Eberly was pleased to see so many former workers out once more to assist in putting the drive over successfully. The drive started Tuesday and will be concluded this Friday. Robert Borden Heads First Presidential Voters Club Robert Borden, who is chairman of the Arcadia organization of the Fii'st Presidential Voters, is a local resident of long standing. Mr, Borden entered the Arcadia schools in the fifth grade, and completed his grammar school education here, winning distinction in puiblic -speaking and debate. He graduated from the Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte high school in 1933, with honors in speech and music, playing the clarinet in the band and orchestra. He attended Pasadena Junior College, continuing to win being a member of the famous Bulldog Band and going on many tours with them. He also arranged and took part in several radio programs. For a time he took pupils for the clarinet, but was obliged to discontinue his teaching, due to increased responsibilities in his work with the telephone company. His father was the late Charles P. Borden; his mother, who was active here for many years in church and P.-T. A. work, resides in Pasadena. Mr. and Mrs. Borden Lvp at 1810 South Baldwin avenue, with their small son, Andy, and are active in the Clipper Club of the Community church.Joe Scott Hits Hard As He Scores New Deal At Non-Partisan Rally By HARLAN WARE Wake up, Americans! That was the theme of Joseph .Scott’s hard hitting address at the San Gabriel non-partisan rally at the Monrovia, Arcadia, Duarte high school Tuesday night, Octber 8. ”A11 that our forefathers fought to give us—the two-party system, freedom of speech, the bill of rights, the ideals which helped to make us the greatest nation of free men in the world—all these are in danger if we shatter the third-term tradition in the coming election,” Mr. Scott declared. ”The cynicism of the New Deal must be overthrown in favor of a vital and dynamic and optimistic philosophy or our American way of life will suerly pass/'Cutting Red Tape. Gr. Interrupted by frequent bursts of applause, Joe Scott figuratively rolled up his sleeves and tore into the Tommy Corcorans and Benny Cohens who surround President Roosevelt. And he con« trusted Elliott IRoosevelt’s cur-' rent desk job with the war records of the sons of another Roosevelt — one of whom was killed and two of whom were wounded. He pulled no punches in’ recounting the profitable business activities of the Roosevelt family now occupying the White House and declared that "with Wendell WillKie^s election the White House will once again become what it was intended to be and what it has always been, until now: the symbol of the American home.”Arcadia B-L Association A forceful, white-haired man, long identified with the educational system in California, a welfare worker who has given much of his time to public service, Joe Scott demanded: "What do I want for myself in this campaign—at my time of life? Why, I want the Future. I want a future for my children and my grandchildren which can be compared in the freedom it offei’s, in the opportunity it may offer, to the future which my forefathers left to me.” Willkie is doggedly fighting to bring the real issues of the campaign before ‘the American people. In swift verbal brush he portrayed Mr. Willkie as the ideal American to lead the people back to the American way of life. "A mid-west small townA Home Institution boy who worked his way—worked his way with his hands and his brains—that’s Mr. Wendell Willkie. An honest, dogged fighter who believes in the American people. And he’s a man who will not surround himself with Yes-men in his cabinet but will call upon the most capable and most successful Americans he can find to lead us out of this wilderness. We need in the White House in these grave days a man who has the respect of labor and the confidence of industry. That man was called by the people: he is Wendell Willkie.” Mr. Scott scored President Roosevelt for his attemi ted "purge” of Senator Johnson. ”That man is not a liberal?” he cried. ”The people of this state know whether SenatorWill help you finance Johnson is a liberal or not- they know what Hxran Johnson has done for his fellow Americans in his long, distinguished career. It was sheer effronteiy for the President of the United States to attempt to ’’purge” him; and the citizens of California gave back their answer.” While admitting that he was no prophet, Mr, Scott nevertheless was confident that Hiram Johnson would appear before the people of California in the next few weeks., prior to the election, and make clear where he stands on the third term issue. ”He knows what has happened in Washington,” Mr. Scott declared. ”Wake up, Americans!”Your old or new Home Announcement of the local draft board was made Monday «Jid includes J. W. Hudson, in* surance broker and auditor; C. O. Banks, fruit packer and Former Mayor Arthur F. Malin of Arcadia. The district to be served includes Monrovia, Sierra Madre, and the eastern half of Arcadia. The draft board will serve without pay, however the clerk will receive a salary, it is stated. An advisory board consisting of thirty members, headed by Robert L. Smith, of the Citizens Bank, will co-operate with the draft board. In this group will be twelve from Monrovia; ten from Sierra, Madre imd eight from Arcadia. The draft board will be responsible for the selection of the draftees for the first quota from this city section. A physician and attorney will also be named for each draft board. The board winch wilj have charge of the registrants from the west part of Arcadia, with headquarters at Temple City include E. L. Pauley, >ahairman; Lee R. Hill, and B. K. Wilson. This board • will be No. 207. The sessions of this board will begin on October 17th and their office will be open fr^m 9 to 4 six days per week. The actual registration will take place at the regular voting precincts used in the last election. Mrs. Kathryn Bill, of 41 El Dorado street is the winner of a $3000 prize. Out of 12,491 de-j signs submitted from all over the nation in a dress designing contest, Mrs. Bill’s idea for a i ’’four in one dinner suit” was selected as best. In the photo SNOW-JEMSEN WEDDING SET FOR SATURDAY Sixteen Van de Kamp girls surprised Mrs. Dorothy Snow with a shower on Tuesday evening of last week, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Berry of West Duarte Road. Her co-workers presented her with miscellaneous gifts, and served ice cream in heart shapes and cake.    t Another shower complimented both Mrs. Snow and her fiance, Prank Jessen, when his office friends entertained the couple in Long Beach. An original playlet was given, with souvenir programs cleverly designed. Mrs. Snow and Mr. Jessen will be married on Saturday, October 12, in the First Baptist church of Pasadena. Matron of honor will be Mrs. Ben F. Berry, Jr, INVITATIONS OUT FOR ELLINGTON-HAMLMACK WEDDING Invitationr were received Monday by friends of Clarence M. Ellington, local manager of the Southern California Telephone Company, to attend his wedding which will be held on October the 18th. The bride is Miss Audra Beatrice Hammack, of Long Beach. The wedding will be held in the Glasser and Johns Chapel on South First street, Arcadia, and the reception will be at th# Aztec hotel in Monrovia. YOUNG (REPUBLICANS IN DINNER ¿MEETING Young Republicans held an enthusiastic dinner meeting on Tuesday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Jones in tSarita Anita Village. More than sixty attended, going in a group to the rally at the high school to hear Joseph Scott. Arcadia Woman Wins $3000 Contest Prize Mrs. Bill is showing her daughter, Judy, the design that is go- ♦ ing to mean a new home of their’ « own. Mrs. Bill is the wife ofj John D. Bill, proprietor of the, Arcadia Cycle Shop at 406 So. First avenue. BIDS BEING ASKED ON SANTA FE UNDERPASS It has just been announced that bids are being asked from contractors for the construction of the long anticipated underpass for the Santa Fe railway between Second I and Third avenues on Huntington Drive. The project calls for the construction of the underpass and one-tenth of a mile of approaches on ] either side to be graded and sur- 1 faced. The bids will be accepted October 31 by the state highway department. BAG DEER Fellowship Club members of th$ Community church are assured of a venison dinner, for the hunting party of Aroadia men, Dr. N. Milo Fiske, Frank Glasser, John A. Vandebur and J. L. Munson repout the first deer, killed by Mr. Munson. j With another week to go, the) quartette has high hopes of ’ bringing home a full game bag. j ;