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Arcadia Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - January 12, 1934, Arcadia, California jr «> .» U V« a»#r • #’ -»■» «rW4^ --^J- *'t i n •t3 ' PUCE WANT ADS in the ARCADIA TRIBUNE rOR RESULTS Phone 2131 DtV^D ■»- 'rr.r^i ---------lOF^ARCADIA Volm IV $1.00 per Year Arctdia, California, Friday, ianuary 12, 1934 ___I tnxragggatfigtmrpuUiiMj Single Copies, 5 Cents Number 38 i SCHOOL BOARD DEFERS ' Ki^ON ON BUILDING DISCUSSION OF REPORT OF SCHOOL COMMIHEE OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY GRAND JURY OCCUPIES ATTENTION OF MEETING Action of any kind on the local school building situation was deferred, pending further information, by the Arcadia school board at its regular meeting, January 4. In view of the recent report of the school committee of the county grand jury and a letter received from A. R. Clifton, county superintendent of schools, the question of ^‘whether or not to evacuate the present First Avenue school building and, if *------ Arcadians Attend Associated Chamber of Commerce Meet so. what steps to take?" was discusscd at length at the meeting. As the report of the grand jury was received by the board Just prior to the meeting, without allowing time for consideration, the members deferred action on the question until a complete study of the situation can be made. In his letter addressed “To all school officials,” the county superintendent of schools, A. R. Clifton, points out that: “I am assembling data as rapidly as possible on our confusing problem, and in a few days may be in position to offer better advice than I am able to offer at this time In the meantime all of you responsible for property and children, as officials in our many districts, should think calmly and constructively on the individual problems of your individual districts/* In the letter Mr. Clifton enclosed a copy of the report of the school committee of the 1933 grand jury. He asks that his letter and enclosure be brought to tlie attention of the entire board. In its report the school committee of the grand jury points out: **Lou Anireles is in a known seismic area. Eartliqnakes jiave occurred In this locality with considerable regularity In the past, and as mountain making Is still iroing on In this west* ern section of the coniineiii, they are to be expected in the future.” The report discloses ccj'tain reports of geologists and technical societies point out the possibility of major earthquake shocks, The committee furthei* pointed out findings of the “coroner's Jury composed of experts in all phases of building construction,” which jury reported "that earthquakes of themselves rarely if ever kill—it is the falling portions of Improperly constructf'd buildings that do the fatal work,” and that “damage was greatest in cases where emphasis was placed upon quantity rather than quality, effect rather than stability, or fostered by the thought of constructing only to skimpily meet minimum regulations.” The school committee of the grand Jury further points out that a series of hearings were held—flrst with the Board of Supervisors and then in turn with the mayor, council, city attorney and boards of education of every incorporated city in Los Angeles county. Following the meeting January meeting of the San Gabriel Valley Associated Chambers of Commerce meeting was held Tuesday Night In Christian church in Glendora. A number of Interesting talks were heard at the meeting. The gathering was welcomed by Vi, C. Miller, president of the Glendora Chamber of Commerce. Response to the welcome was made by Roy Teeters, president of the Associated Chambers of Commerce. Hoeppel Confers with President Congreiian Diicuiies CWA and Veterans' Problems with Chief Executive Notwithstanding that Congressman Hoeppel was invited by the President to confer with him on various problems as a result of which Hoeppel journoyed to Washington before the session, he was unable to meet the President until January 4. The first sub;cct discussed was tnt C. W. A. and lî". application lo C.ili-fornia. A statiîment that a pensioner was wholly removed from the pension rolls, along with others of a similar character, was presented to the President, with the assertion that such individuals were being discriminated against In the C. W. A. setup. The B'îneral veteran problem was discussed, .ind as a result of the discussion, Ho»îppel Is very hopeful and optimistic that remedial action will be taken to restore to the pension rolls 9.657 jnfirm and disabled men who were summarily removed because they were under 55 yeojs uf age. The question of equal and adequate hospitalization and domiciliary care was discussed. Hoeppel presented to the President concrete proof that the present PROTEdTION COSTS LOW * ♦ Data on Expenditures and Activities for Latter Half of 1933 Given Council Chief of Police Louis J. Richards filed with the city council a report of expenditures and activities of his department for the. latter half of 1933. The report discloses that the actual cost of the police department to the city is remarkably low, since the moneys collected by the depart- Officials Sanction Race Course Here STATE RACING BOARD ACTS FAVORABLY ON APPLICATION OF LOS ANGELES TURF CLUB--“Y" LOCATION IN ARCADIA SPECIFIED , Begin Mission« ! School Series Claites for Study in World Friendship to Meet in Upper Class Room Sunday night will begin the Scliool ' of Missions at the Arcadia Community church. The school will con-, r\ • • • J T. • r> i i ■ n i i i tinue for six Sunday Wghts. Doubt as lo whether or not the historic balawm Kanch would Class for the study, of World be the scene of racing in Southern California came to an end Friendship will meet at 6 30 p. m ' Tuesday evening when the California State Racing Commission The adult classes will meet in the . ^ 1 ■ v. »li a itìiltl* upper class room. granted a racing permit to the Los Angeles lurr club, ihe pic- ••Loyaity to Law or Life" will be turesque site which was purchased by the Turf club is composed the theme for the 11:00 o'clock serv- i 210 acres of the Santa Anita Rancho located at the “Y" formed ice Sunday morning. The Lord’s'by the intersection of Colorado? Supper will be celebrated at the boulevard and Huntington drive. The 1 paig„ to secure the track was final- ment were but $740.34 less than the LTnnf h ^egimiing of which ..... _______j,.____________! beis into the fellowship of the | $235,000. The transaction was placed] to the early part of 1932. church. "If you are not a member . in escrow with the Title Guarantee( History of Ion* Campaign of this church, and are trying to and Tru.st company of Los Angeles, ' p j , , q live a Christian life, we need your, Monday, it is reported. Work on the of rumors ihat a help, and perhaps w^e can help you/ , site will ^egin as soon as tlie deed is ^ . «.i o : i • says the Rev. Dr. N. M. Piske. ■ -------^‘acmg: course on the Baldwin prop- total expenditmes. It is interesting to note a statement that based on a population of 5.200 persons. Arcadia’s actual ex- riiii i reported out of escrow, it is said. cents per person foi- half a year ‘ ^ ' 1« making the sale which permit- , . , , m cents pel person loi nan a yeai. the 7;30 hour, entitled ••Proclaiming, selection of the “Y" loca- thereafter a number of letters addressed to ihe erty was hi prospect. On June G Taken on a monthly basis it will be noted that the cost is a little over (Continued on Pai?e 7) the Good News in Indian’s Villages.” The pastor visited some of India’s tion, and thereby insuring a high . , . , i , class racing plant in Arcadia. Mrs., council were received by that Dr. George P. Clements made a , , , i tt.k on "OenenU Awlcoltur.," M«1 iZ'i S W. L. Pollard talked on "Highwaya troPlcs for officers and men is not only an economic loss to the Pastor Attends Conference Meeting for Actively Engaged Ministers Held at Hermosa Beach This Week villages and can give some first- Anita Baldwin made some very great ^^iy protesting* the entry of such a hand information. This sermon should prove very interesting. All are welcome. government, but l«^4e£troying the • the Arcadia Community church, i concessions, it is reported. Persons well informed on land values in this section point out that the pp ^ M x'210 acres which compose the new Iroop Held Kegular iWeet are the “pick” of the rancho, Wednesday ¡and the fact that the^^ were sold m ^ -i. 1 4. '^01* around $1,100 per acre, demon- Troop No. 4 held its regular meet- ____mg Wednesday evening at the Scout The Rev. Dr. N. Milo Piske, pastor; cabin, with twenty-one boys pies- pointed out that a thn Arrnrtin nmnmimitv I'.hnrfiVv [ ««t. After the game penod. a busi- expenditure will be made by torney, brought out some Interesting —r..... ...............| me ricboyi.ery. me puipuse oi me ---- L / , < ------ --- Great jubilation ioiiowed the re facts on state expenditures and , conference was to create better un- f lecor^d of achievements and pic- Arcadia that ___^ X.________I reestablishment ol the former law. rt„„ctar.Hin<r and MinwsViin tvip ■ tures of activties are to be preserved. _______________________________ called attention of the gathering to the way in which the northern part of the state controls these expenditures. A. N. Multer, first vice-president of the Associated Chambers and Arca-^ dla representative on the board, introduced Albert Daniels, the new president of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, to the gathering. He derstanding and fellowship. The of service of two years, with con- | sessions began Tuesday noon and tinued ser\ice optional with the in- ended Wednesday noon. The meet-nivldual, subject to the app'’ovai of considered a highly proflt- thc medical authorities. | gathering. Another and most vital .subject ( while the active ministers were discussed was the question of pay ^ holding their conference in Hermosa I LeRoy Phillips, Robert Phelps restoration to Federal employees. . Beach, the retired ministers held a j Gooddlng. Clyde Gillam, Angeles Turf club is com- During the last session. Kceppel si^^nar conference in Eagle Rock Randall Van Houten. Matt Pearson, leading sportsmen of Cali- i’'.t)oduced 0. bill to restore tl^e pay which was well attended. also talked on the favorable actloni=' Congregations of the churches I KolUng, Francis Carpenter. Elmer I now on the desk of the cleik ot the ndcj meetings simultaneously for and Pitd oiiowden. venture into Arcadia. Nothing official in regard to the track came before the board until Mrs. Anita Baldwin, through her manager, addressed a letter to the council und^r date of June 21,11)32, asking that ‘‘amendment to the existing zoning'” be made of the ‘‘southerly approximately 207 acres of lot 6, tract 949, as* per 'book 17, page 13, of Maps, records of Los Angeles county, which is the southwesterly poilion of the property know^n as Santa Anita Rancho.*’ The letter was signed Anita M. Baldwin, by B. McCaslin, manager. The communication was referred to the planning commission for recommendation. Planning commission reported June 25, 1932, and recommended that a special election be held on the matter. .......... ..... Meeting in adjourned session on William ^rden Howard Spotty Bob fornia and the membership list reads the night of June 30, the council, Last Wednesday night an impressive investitute ceremony was performed in which twelve boys were Inducted into the troop. Those receiving their initiation at this time the commission had taken favorable action on the Roach-Strub application. Merchants interviewed Wednesday morning seemed to be overjoyed that the long wait had finally come to an end and that Arcadia really would get the race track. of the racing commission In granting the permit which a.ssures the track in Arcadia. Mr. Multer gave the gathering a first hand account of the hearing, he having attended the Tuesday meeting of the Ràclng commission In the Interest of Arcadia. Attending the meeting from Arcadia. besides Messrs. Multer and Daniels, were J. Victor Covell, Arcadia postmaster and president of the Planning commission; R. A. Jensen, vice-president of the Arcadia chamber, and Glen Watson, city engineer, The next meeting will be held In La Verne, like a blue book. Dr. Charles Strub stated that a Pi use of Reprr.«entatlves a petition , purpose of religious awakening. Troop No. 4 Is sponsoi ed by the totalizator for the pari-mutuel betting to aischarge the committee from ^he meeting at the Arcadia Com- 'Holly Street P.-T. A. and meets each ^ beam timing system will fur ner conslc’.nation of the bill and to bring it on the foor fo/ action. Chamber of Commerce Gains Many New Members munity cliurch was held under the Wednesday evening at the Com-leadershlp of the leaders of the , Second street, church, Elder G. E. Candee acting i__ _ „T’T ^ , V. F. W.'s Auxiliary Visits at Pasadena as chairman of the meeting. Parent Education Clast Meet* Wednesdays Each Wednesday afternoon, between the hours of 1:00 and 3:00 o’clock, Mrs. Riley will conduct a parent education class in the Arcadia public library, in the back room. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce membership drive netted fourteen new members joining as of January 1. The membership committee, composed of H. D. Mosher, chairman; L. J. Richards, O. T. Pete»*sen and Everett Watt, reports excellent re- Boys Reported Stripping Truck Stalled in Wash be installed. Pini.shes of all races will be photographed by a modern method, he said. Those members of the organization who expressed a willingness to then compo.sed of Mayor Richard Krebs, Jr., Councihnen Busse,Link, Seaman and Schrader, held a public hearing on the matter, which by this time had grown to a matter of no little civic importance. The official minutes of the session, in part, read: “The chair announced that this was the time and place ------------serve on the direcr orate of the Turf ^ Wednesday evening the Auxiliary club are as follows Felix McGinnis, 1 for hearing those in favor and of E. J. Baldwin Post No. 2070, V, P. vice-president of the Southern Pa- those opposing the request of Mrs. W.. together with the Burbank and clfic railroad; Kenneth Kingsbury, Anita M. Baldwin fur rezoning*' of property above described. Richard Gibbs of San Gabriel re-IJorted to the station Saturday that Glendale Auxiliaries, were guests at piesident of the Standard Oil com-some boys were stripping a Mount the Kenneth Bell Post Auxiliary in pany of California; Artliur Hastings. Lowe dairy truck that was stalled in | Pasadena for inspection by their de- | real estate broker of San Francisco; thv* wash on South Second. This lo- j partment president of the California ^ Dwight Hart, owner of Rosslyn Ho-sults of the drive. Many more mem- cation being in county territory, the , and Nevada Auxiliaries, Mrs. Plioebe , tel; Hal E. Roach, motion picture Small children will be cared for In with the Board of Supervisors, the ' Miss Runkle*s room at the First Ave-board passed Ordinance No. 2286, nue school, should mothers wish to adopting the uniform building code, leave them there while attending which provides against earthquake the class. The work at pre.sent will take up the “ 'teen'* age problems, and much helpful instruction and advice will hazards. Txie report sets out that a great number of schools in the county are unsafe, and asks what is to be done I week at these classes, while plans are being drawn and which are provided by the Board of other preliminaries essential to re- ’ Education without cost to the pa-construction are being arranged for, Unless there is a sufficient attendance at these classes it will not be (possible to continue them, and it Is lioj>ed that the mothers will respond I to this opportunity and attend weekly, that this Instruction may be continuous. (Continued on Page 5) VALUABLE DOG VANISHES FROM LOCAL POUND Paul Edwards, humane officer, reports that a valuable female mixed police and husky dog (spayed) has disappeared from the local pound. The animal has been boarding at the pound. It is about 6 months old, weighs approximately forty pounds, and is tan and black in color. The animal answers to the name of ‘Roxie.” Any information regarding the animal will be greatly appreciated by the officer Report should be made to Arcadia Police head-quarWri. 3even New Names Appear as Water Users Records of the Water department disclose seven new names added to the rolls this week as water users. Those who signed up this week are R. E. Campl>ell, 531 Pairvlew; E. H. Runklos, 2710 Baldwin avenue; Howard Bennett, 2006 South Sixth avenue; Louise Benjamin. i)23 South Tenth; W. F. McPhlllips, 510 Fair-vlew; Paul Henderling, 6^ West bershlps have been promisud to the committee. Following is a list of the fourteen memberships: B. M. O’Neil, Dr. I. N. Kendall, Dr. W. H. Heidenreich, Frank Roush, D. Monroe Green, Sam Rosenberg, C. C. Corpe. Wetmore &; Wetmore, Supreme Dairy, Fred E. Sockman, W. H. Nesbitt, R. E. She-han, Becker's, and Louis P. Sihler. Larfe Attendance at Mison'c Meeting Monday Meeting in regular stated .session last Monday evening, the Arcadia Masonic lodge held the finst regular meeting under its new master. C. S*' Hearn, with an attendance well above fifty Masons. Brothers L. L. Moore and L. C. Prosser gave short talks, which were preceded by a New England dinner served by Richard Cutter, assisted by Mrs. Cutter and Mrs. Hearn. Monday eveing, January 22, tlie lodge will sponsor a card party under the chairmanship of Earl Busse. All regular Masons, their wives and friends are Invited to attend. m«itter was repotted to Ei Mónte Sub-station No 5 of the sheriff’s department. Arcadian Reports Theft of Six Racing Birds H. J. Clark, 606 East Valnett avenue, came to the station Sunday to report that six young racing birds Neuron of San Diego. producer of Culver City; Nelson A. Joseph Smoot, the promoter, and many others addressed the council for and against. The chair, after giving ali inter- Mrs. Rhodes, Pasadena president, ■ Howaid, retired chemical engineer; • parties opportunity to talk and her staff of ofticers, opened the i Dwight Whiting. Los Angeles insur- subject, advised that the meeting at which there were 200 ance broker; Lee BattsonrLos An- niatter of rezoning would be given piesent, and conducted the opening geles capitalist, and Erie Hallibur- further consideration by tlie coun- ceremonies. Mrs. Viola Gates, presi- • ton, machinery manufacturer. cil as a whole. Councilman Busse dent of the Burbank Auxiliary, and } It is stated that the turf club is . was not present at the meeting, her staff of officers, conducted the j prepared to spend $800.000 on the On the same day the Arcadia meeting during the balloting; Glen- plant, which will be second to none chamber of Commer dale Auxiliary, with Mrs. Laney and had been stolen from his place just, her staff of officers presided during in America It is also reported that purses which will be offered of such before Thanksgiving, and that last I the Initiatory work, and the closing value as to secure the finest horses B'jnday six banded adult birds were taken The matter was turned over to the department investigator for InQuiry and a systematic search is under way to apprehend the thieves. Anni' Thirty-second Wedding versary Celebrated Mrs. George McFall entertained with a dinner on Sunday last, honoring her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Stark of Valnett avenue, and in celebration of their thirty-second wedding anniversary. Present were Mrs. Helen Gillette, Miss Norma Parker, Miss Dorothy work Including the introduction of in the country for racing meetings speakers was presided over by Mrs. | here. Helen Best, Arcadia president and No definite dates have been set her staff of olficers. for till* first meeting, but it is gen- JMvju H. Ray, Sc.D. DECIDE FOR VOURSELF How well do our boys and girls Jearn their French and Latin? Ask any high school boy or girl to translate these hues for you: Si ceux, qui sont enemis de divert tis.senientes honnetes. avarent la direction du monde, ils voudraient Oter le printemps et la Jeunesse,— l’un de ranne. et l’autre de la vie. Gillette, Hervey Dobson, Buddy Duarte, and Mrs. Jan« HMtlngc, «1 Woflard, Roy HcPall, Mr. and Mrs. Wert Walnut. Stork and Mr, and Mrs. McFall. Auream quisquís mediocrltatem Diligit, tutus caret obwleti Sordibus tecti, caret hividenda Sobrlus aula. Write down the translation^. We will print our version next w^ek. Among visiting officers were the erally understood that the first bar-following: Mrs. Berry Kennedy, de- rier will go up around January 3, partment guard, from Los Angi*;c£>; • 1935. assistant conductivsses, Mrs. Gladys Mrs. Baldwin Expresses Gratitude Swenson and Mrs. Loretta Candler Mrs. Anita Buldwin desires to ex-of San Diego, and members ol the press her thanks to members of the Council of Administration, Mrs. tity council and Arcadia Planning Helen Hatton of Glendale and Mrs. comuii.ssion. and all other Arca4ians, Hazel Williams of Los Angeles The for t^i- ii t »>.jpe! ution in making pos-work of these three auxiliaries was sible tjie return of racing to Santa highly commended by the depart- Anita Rancho, according to Ray L. ment president, who also gave an XCnlsely. manager for Santa Anita inspiring address. Rancho. “Mrs. Baldwin is most Pasadena Auxiliary entertained greatful for the cooperation of city the visiting Auxiliaries anfl officers officials and citizens in making tlie in a very gracious manner and race track ijossible.” said Mr. Knlsely. served a delicious supper following Multer Tesliiies Before Board tlie meeting in a hall decorated in a A. N. Multer, who has been work-very attractive manner. At the of- ing on the project from its inception ficers* table a miniature snow cov-, in the interest of Arcadia, and Ray ered house was used as a centerpiece. Knisely, manager for the Baldwin Present from Arcadia >^^ere Mrs. Estate, attended the hearing of the Best, Mrs. Stella Brookover, Mrs. Racing Board Tuesday. Mr. Multer Fay MacDonald, Mrs. Marianna had been called upon to testify in Wisniewski, Mrs. Harry Link, Mrs. behalf of the city. Botli men were Geòrgie Toney, Mrs. Doris Dunklee, | well pleased witli the successful con-Mr$. Kathryn St. Clair, Mrs. Mary elusion of tlie hearing. Neff, Mrs. Eva Diamond^ and Mrs. I Relief was expressed in Arcadia Ora Stlna. ^ Tuesday night that the long c»m- ce, in a communication to the council, recommended that the request of Mrs, Baldwin be granted. July 2, the Womans* Christian Temperance Union nf i,os Angeles protested the establishing of the track here. On July 5, in regular meeting, the council called a special elecliuii for July ;26, the voting booths tu (Continued on Pag^* 8) ARC/ DIA TO MEET PACIFIC ELECTRIC CLUB The Arcadia Merchants will have as their next opponents the Pacific Electric club team of Los Angeles at Arcadia. This will mark the second appearance of the Pacific Electric boys in Ar«* cadia this winter. The locals won rather easily last time, but the visitors have made some changes in their line-up since then and iiave won games froin Temple City and South Pasadena. This means that Arcadia may be upset very well n#xt Suiuiay. Mai;^er Corpe invites all bas«*^ ball fan^ to the local diamond for this fa»t game, J. ■Vj r
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