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   Arcadia Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - January 10, 1936, Arcadia, California                                 J  A  n.  THE ARCADIA  Arcadia*» Home  Newspaper  TRIBUNE WANT ADS GET RESULTS  Phone 21 SI  DEVOTED TO THE PROCRESS A ND PROSPERITY OF ARCADIA  Yot. I, No. 10  Arcadia, California, Friday, January 10,1936  Single Copy 5c  Proposal To Change Name Of 66 U. S. Route To Be Thrashed Out At Public Hearing  PUN MEMORIAL TO ROGERS  Transcontinental Route May Be . Called Will Rogers High-way, Proposal Says  Representatives from seven southland communities, including Arcadia, will attend a public hearing called for Wednesday, January 15, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to discuss the proposal to change the name of U. S. Route M to Will Rogers Highway, K was announced this morning.  Route 66, extending from Boston, Mass., to Santa Monica, passes through the heart of Azusa» Monrovia, Arcadia, Pasadena, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica, and the approval of these cities are needed to bring about the change of name.  In Arcadia, Route 66 is officially Foothill boulevard, yet Huntington drive is also known as Route 66, as these two thoroughfares unite into one stem beyond Monrovia. A bitter battle is predicted in both Arcadia and Monrovia where tooth Foothill and Huntington are recognized as Route 66.  Over in Pasadena, Colorado boulevard, the chief east-west thoroughfare, would have to change its name, and, according to authentic information, the Crown City civic officials are frowniryr upon the proposal.  Members of the Arcadia city council and the Arcadia Planning Commission are expected to send representatives to this session, as will all other cities along the route.  Some time ago, the Board of Supervisors had designated Highway 66 as Will Rogers boulevard, but when the proposal was forwarded to rename the transcontinental ‘'66,” the Supervisors withdrew their initial action.  William J. Fox, chief engineer of the Regional Planning Commission, the sender of letter to the Pasadena groups, urged that it was imperative that all cities which would be affected by the change of name be present for the confab.  WORLD WIDE MEWS FLASHES  From International News Service  TOWNSEND PARTY FORMATION AUTHORIZED  SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10.—(INS)—Immediate formation of a third party—the Townsend Party—in California was authorized today by Dr. F. E. Townsend, originator of the $200 per month Old Age Pension Plan.  Sheridan Downey, Epic Democratic candidate for Lieutenant-Governor in 1914, was named by Dr. Townsend to direct the formation of the third party.  Downey announced the 600,000 members of the 1,000 California Townsend Clubs will meet on the night of January 24 in a statewide "signup” session.  "We need only about 23,000 signatures to qualify the Townsend Party," Downey explained, "and we’ll get them—and then some—on that one night."  Sentenced  _    BAY MEADOWS PLANS FOR HANDICAP  SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10.—(INS)—Bay Meadows Race Track will offer a $25,000 Spring Handicap if owners of the turf’s leading thoroughbreds can toe induced by such a purse to ship their horses to the Peninsula track following the close of the present meeting at Santa Anita in Southern California, according to an announcement by Bill Kyne, general manager of Bay Meadows.  Kyne said he would urge Bay Meadows* Board of Directors to approve a $25.000 purse contingent on the appearance of Discovery, Cavalcade, Top Row, Time Supply, Rosemont, Ladysman, Head Play and other top notch thoroughbreds.  DAY IN CITY  Representatives Of More Than Thirty Papers To Dine At Inn Tonight  EXPLORE RELICS AT MUSEUM  GAS PRICES DROP  LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10.—(INS)—Gasoline prices in the Los Angeles area took a two-cent drop at stations controlled by two major companies today as a new price war flared up over the asserted failure of independents to maintain their set price level.  CRIMINAL RECORDS DISCOVERED  LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10.—(INS)—Of 4,500 non-certificated employes on the payroll of the Los Angeles Public School District 268 have criminal records ranging from murder and kidnaping down to petty offenses, according to a startling report being studied today toy the School Board.  The report was made by Dr. Paul Fisher, assistant to the Superintendent of Schools.  SM IBP  Per Capita Expenditures Given For California Ranked Highest In U. S.  Per capita expenditures by the State of California and its local government« exceeds that of any other section of the United States according to & comparison issued toy the California State Chamber of Commerce and accompanied by a graphic map showing the expenditure figures for other sections of the country.  Expenditures for state and local governments throughout the United States are:  New England state«.........$ 85.43  Middle east and Atlantic  state« ...........*....... MM  Middle western state« ..... 68*24  Southern states......... 43.54  Mountain states ... ...... 78.87  All Pacific coast states .... 101.13  California................. 107.34  Previous information issued by the Research Department of the State Chamber shows that the rate of tax increase in this state is practically three times the rate of increase in basic income and almost four times the rate of population increase,  ROTARY MEETS TODAY  Woe Arcadia Rotary Club met this noon at Ye Derby Tavern for its weekly meeting.  HEIRESS’ SANITY ONCE QUESTIONED  NEW YORK, Jan. 10.—(INS)—Complete records of the exhaustive mental examination undergone at the New Jersey State Hospital for the Insane by Ann Cooper Hewitt, California heiress who is suing her mother for $500,000 on the claim she was tricked into a sterilization operation, were obtained today.  Centrary to affidavits filed by her mother, the much-married Mrs. Maryon Hewitt McCarter, which claim a "deep love and tenderness” for the 21-year-old girl in spite of her "feeble mindedness," the examination disclosed that the girl, according to her statements, has lived .m terror of her mother and in actual fear of her life.  HOUSE VOTES FOR IMMEDIATE  PAYMENT OF SOLDIERS* BONUS  BY OVERWHELMING VOTE, 355-58  BULLETIN  WASHINGTON, aJn. 10. (INS)— The House today voted an overwhelming approval for Immediate full payment of the Soldiers’ Bonus.  The vote was: For the bonus, 355; against the bonus, 58.  Speaker Byms, who has opposed the bonus in the past, today voted for it.  WASHINGTONTjan. 10. (INS)— Unconcerned over a threatened presidential veto and without regard for party lines, the House today was ready to vote overwhelming approval to immediate full payment of the soldiers’ bonus.  Passage of the compromise bill, a "peace treaty" measure drafted by once hostile veteran factions, will mark the third house attempt since 1932 to pay the adjusted service certificates.  Eager to dispose of the controver  sial legislation, leaders held the House in session until late last evening to conclude debate and pave the way for an immediate vote.  While authorizing payment of the certificates now instead oi on their maturity date in 1945, the compromise plan sponsored jointly by Democratic Representatives Patman of Texas, Vinson of Kentucky and McCormack of Massachusetts, fails to provide the $2,000,000,000 required. The agreement among various  veterans spokesmen specifies the method by which the government will raise the bonus money be determined later.  Because of this agreement, sponsors of the bill_firmly resisted a series of amendments offered from  the floor and which proposed to supply the necessary funds in a variety of ways.  Stock Market  MARKETS AT A GLANCE  NEW YORK, Jan, 10. (INS)— Stocks—Strong,  Curb—Strong and active.  Bonds—Generally higher.  Call Money—Renewed at % of 1 per cent.  Cotton Futures -Up 7 to 10 points. Chicago Wheat — Fractionally higher.  Foreign Exchange—Dollar higher.  DISARMAMENT FOR CATTLE  TOKIO. (INS)—Japan is disarming—its cattle! Experts of the National Live Stock Experimental Station have found an easy way to prevent horns growing on cattle and goats. People will be saved from possible injury, it is explained, and the animals have no need for selfprotection when domesticated. Caustic potash is applied to the animals at birth and rubbed on the places from which horns would grow. This burns the flesh and will prevent the horns from growing, it is claimed,  Todays Poultry  Prices  Pair From Phillipine Islands Included In All-Day Program In Arcadty Today  ---T“  Climaxing an allj-day program in Arcadia today, closfc to 150 publishers, editors, and others closely associated with newspapers in Los Angeles county this evening will gather for a 6:30 o’clock dinner-meeting at the Santa Anita Inn.  Members of the Metropolitan unit of the California Newspaper Publishers* Association :  will be guests of the San Gabriel Valley unit at tonight’s dinner, which is also served as the January session of the valley group. Neal Van Sooy, publisher of the Azusa Her%ld, and president oi the San Gabriel Valley unit, will preside.  Preceding the noon meeting of the stockholders of (he Los Angeles Newspaper Bureau* Inc., the groups were scheduled ‘to “explore” among the old relics of the Pony Express Museum, and -then attend this afternoon’s card of racing at Santa Anita Park. Tonight’s affair at the Inn winds up the day’s activities in Arcadia.  Mr. and Mrs. Carson Taylor of the Manila Daily Bulletin, Manila, Philippine Islands, were included in the group visiting the museum and attending the races.  Representatives from the following papers, weekly and daily, had made reservations up to this noon: Westwood Hills Press, Lomita Progress, Montebello News, San Marino Tribune, Hawthorn-Lennox Advertiser, Alhambra Post-Advocate, El Segundo Herald, News-Herald, Glendale News-Press, Tujunga Record-Ledger, Placentia Courier, Barstow Printer, Compton News-Tribune, Van Nuys News, Eagle Rock Sentinel, El Monte Herald, Burbank Review, Wilmington Press, Covina Citizen, Claremont Courier, Baldwin Park Bulletin, Glendora Press, San Gabriel Sun, Wilmar Chronicle, Monterey Park Progress, Azusa Herald, Puente Journal, San Gabriel Valley Press, Culver City Star-New s.  Others planning to attend were: John B. Long, Mrs. Long, and Edith R. Allan, C. N. P. A., Inc., Telford Work, secretary of the Los Angeles Newspaper Service Bureau, Inc., Roy L. French and Marc N. Goodnow, School of Journalism, University of Southern California, and Charles W. Boggs, representing Lord and Thomas Advertising Agency.  Congressman John H. Hocppel, who today was sentenced to serve from 4 months to 1 year in prison by Justice Daniel W. O’Donoghue In Washington, D. C.  Beautification Of City Discussed By Clubmen in Round Table Meeting  Seventeen members of the Arcadia Rotary Club last night met at the home of Jack Testor, president, 41 Las Flores, for a round-table discussion on problems confronting the local organization this coming year.  Tentative plans for a city beautification program were roughly outlined during the informal convention. The beautifying of the eastern city limits at Huntington drive was discussed at some length, j The impression given by the bare bridge over the wash on Huntington drive to those coming into Arcadia from the eastern section of the San Gabriel Valley is not an impressive one, the clubmen last night agreed. That Monrovia and Arcadia might join in “dolling" up the bridge was suggested during the confab on this question. Beautification of Huntington drive from Santa Anita to the "Y" intersection was also talked about, with the thought in mind that with the development of Ross Field would aid tremendously in beautifying this strip.  The group also voted to wire to the best party possible to expedite the Ross Field project appropriation so that actual work can get underway here as soon as possible.  Following is the list of Rotarians taking part in the round-table session last night: Jack Tester, Walter McFarland, Dr. Carl F. Bass, E. R. Kingston, Gordon Eberly, E. R. Stevenson, J. E. Vandebur, P. M. Martindale, Jack Garrow, D. Lloyd Nelson, Bob Ferrante, Bill Lewis, C. A. Hasson, J. E. Roecher, Dr. I. N. Kendall, A. R. Holt, and H. E. Buck.  LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10. (INS)— Los Angeles Poultry Market:  Hens, Leghorns, 2H to VA lbs., l r /c Hens, Leghorns, over 2Yi and up to 4 lbs., 18c.  Hens, Leghorns, over 4 lbs. r  18c. Hens, Colored, 3^4 to 4 lbs., 23c. Hens, Colored, 4 lbs. and up, 24a Broilers, over 1 and up to IMt lbs. 22c Broilers, over IMi and up to 2*4 libs., 22c.  Fryers, Leghorns, over 2 % and up to 3 lbs., 18c,  Fryers, Barred Rocks, over 2% and up to 3 >4 lbs*, 24c.  Fryers, other than Barred Rocks, over 2Vi to 3 J /fc lbs., 24c.  Roasters, soft bone Barred Rocks, over 3*¿ lbs. and up, 24c.  Roasters, soft bone, other than Barred Rocks, over 3 J /s lbs., 34c. Young Tom Turkeys, 14 lbs. and up to 18 lbs., 21c.  Hen Turkeys, 9 1be, and up* 23c. Stags, 12c.  Old Roosters, lie.  (Continued to JPage 4)  DANCING ON LIGHT  DURBAN, Natal, (INS)—Dancing on waves of light will, In effect, be possible when a new luxury hotel here is completed. The outstanding feature is an open air ballroom with a iloor of glass. It will be illuminated from beneath in such a way as to give the effect of light waves passing through the glass.    i  PARADE   n  0 P ’> F\ G I -1   January 14th, Tuesday—Americanization class ^sewing.) city hall, 10 a. m. to 1:30 p. in.  ♦ * ♦  January 14th, Tuesday — Bridge and five hundred party, 8 p. m., at home of Mrs. A. Thompson, 436 Fairview.     1   # * *  1  Baseball  Sunday, January 12 — Arcadia Merchants vs. Chili Bowl at city park diamond, Second avenue at Huntington drive, in double-header, first game starting at 1 p. m,  Many salaries are published;  There should also be established Income taxes which they yield Showing how this single field Shares the wealth to beat the band Through relief, throughout the land. Mrs. Garner comes to town In a gorgeous Chinese gown. Alphabetical court pronouncements Bring a flock of fierce denouce-ments,  Noisy, frothing hullaballoo, Whirling, boiling, seething stew, Each group claiming that it has The correct amount of gas To reform the Universe,  Freeing it from every curse;  Labor Federation Green,  Townsend, others too, are seen Waving arms and going strong; Right they are — unless they’re wrong.  League of Nations gets cold feet, Oil embargo in retreat.  So what II    R. M, ORR.  Congressman Reveals That Signed Affadavit Shows 12th Juror Voted Guilty Under Coercion and Duress; “She Was Sick At The Time,” Solon Declares In Letter Here  UNFIT TO SERVE ON JURY^ PHYSICIAN TO PROVE TODAY  Daily Tribune Learns Angle Of Case Never Released To Any Press Service; “Woman Nearly Lost Her Mind As Result Of First Verdict,” Hoeppel States In Exclusive Story  Bl T LLETIN  WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 10.—(INS)—Representative John H. Hoeppel of Arcadia, and his son, Charles J. f  convicted two weeks ago on charges of conspiracy to sell a West Point appointment for $1,000, today were each sentenced by District of Columbia Superior Court Justice Daniel W. O’Donoghue, to serve prison terms of from four months to one year.  The defendants noted an appeal and were allowed to remain at liberty under bond. Before the sentences were passed, the defense counsel had asked the District Superior Court to grant a new trial.  Possessing an aff idavit from a woman juror to the effect that “she never did believe” him guilty and voted “guilty” under coercion and duress, Congressman John H. Hoeppel today was confident that the outcome for the hearing through which  he seeks a new trial would be satisfactory .  In a message to the west coast,--—---  which has never before been given to the press services, the Daily Tribune learned today of the above-mentioned affidavit.  In his letter, Hoeppel disclosed the following “inside” information which he is ready to present sometime during his hearing trial:  "We are well and looking forward to good results from the argument for a new trial on January 10th.  We have an affidavit from a woman juror to the effect that she never did «believe I was guilty and voted guilty under coercion and duress.  “She was sick at the time and that was why the five minute verdict was brought in. Her husband, as well as her physician, have also prepared affidavits to the effect that she was unfit to serve on the jury. She almost lost her mind as a result of the verdict, believing me  David Buchanan Gives Address To Townsendites In City Hall Auditorium  David Buchanan of the Speakers 1  Bureau of the National Townsend headquarters in Los Angeles, last night delivered the principal talk at the weekly meeting of the Arcadia Townsend Club in the auditorium of the city hall.  Buchanan gave an interesting message to the Arcadians, urging  innocent, and it was necessary for loyalty to the plan at all times.  her to take sedatives In order to sleep.  “When these facts are given to the public, it is very probably that many of my critics will see things more to my interest,”  Financial Aid Sought fay Community Orchestra  An effort to raise incidental ex-  President J. L. Marks last night made the following committee chairman appointments. William O. James, finance; G. H. Stevens, publicity, and Mrs. Newhall, social and entertainment.  The local Townsend Club meets every Thursday evening at 8 p. m. in the city hall auditorium, and the public is cordially invited. Splendid speakers are billed to talk here penses for the current year is an- j every week, and once a month a so-nounced today by George Gibbs,  C \ R \ party is staged in conjunction manager of the Community Sym- | with the regular meeting.  phony Orchestra.    I    ____  “As a community orchestra,” said |  Mr. Gibbs, “we incidentally have  transportation, postage, publicity and miscellaneous expenses.” The large amount of space generously donated to us by the newspapers and our mailed notices are revitalizing the work of the orchestra. We ask the support of this community. During the past year we were enabled to distribute more money locally than had been received from this community. The orchestra is now in its eighth year under the very able direction of Harold H. Scott of the high school faculty. It has become a real factor in the cultural life of the community and has brought widespread attention to this favored spot of the southland. Be as generous as your circumstances  will permit.”  A TRAILER CITY  LOGAN. Utah. (INS)—Near the campus of Utah state college here there is a unique town, a veritable city of trailers. Farm boys from throughout the intermountain region driving to Logan in their automobiles, towed behind them wheeled living quarters. From these they removed the wheels, banked them against wintry blasts and settled down for the winter. The inhabitants of “Windbreak City,” living in 12 trailers, have organized their own municipality with Ivan Theuson of Rexburg, Idaho as their mayor, and Leonard Christensen of Lob Angeles, Calif., and Ned Tucker of Fairview. Utah, as councilman,  Lyons, Casad Talk Over Chances For Presidency  Two would-be Presidents of the United States today talked over their respective chances in the coming national election at the Pony Express Museum where newspapermen from all parts of the Southland gathered prior to the trek to Santa Anita Park this afternoon.  W. Parker Lyon, owner of the Museum, and Rolan Casad of Covina, now that their hats are in the ring, stood bare-headed aqd discussed the situation from all sides.  Lyon today declared that he “wanted another Lincoln in the White House,” and named his museum foreman, Abe Lincoln, as his running mate in the election.  Today’s Results  FIRST RACE  Mlgnon    4.00 3.00 2.40  Denbigh    6£Q 3.80  Golden Ivy    3.26  SECOND RACE  Peter Saxon    47,60 12.20 9.40  Royal Command    3.00 3.20  Red Colors    9.40  THipD RACE Odd Blue    10M 1.80  Flifht of Gold Amy Cooper  S M 9M 4.80 IM   

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