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Arcadia Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - January 15, 1936, Arcadia, California 4V « m'Hr ■>j ij> ' V if!'' k •< }• I V THE AkCADIA •«i«» • , f DEVOTED TO THE PROCRESS ÀND PROSPERITT OF ARC AM A rot. I, No. 14 Arcadia, Coflfornio, WedneMday, January 15,1936 SÊngte Copy 5c POULTBÏ SHOW IS LHUD[0 BY LOCH WOUO WIDE MEWS FUSHES From tniernaitonai Ncwm Service Pan-Pftcific Exposition Hailed Greatest Ever Staged On Pacific Coast CLAIMS WOODROW (WILSON UED WASHINOTON, Jan. 15. (INS)—In an even tone of voice, Senator Qerald P. Nye (R) of North Dakota, today made the accusation in the Senate Munitions Investigation that the late President Woodrow Wilson and his Secretar yof State, the late Robert Lansing, lied after the war in denying before the Paris Peace Conference, they knew oi the existence of secret Allied treaties re-partitioning Europe. *'Both President Wilson and Lansing falsified, in stating they knew nothing of the secret treaties,*' observed Nye. PREDICT VETO IN “BABY BOND’’ BONUS WlABHINGOON, Jan. 15. (INS)—President Roosevelt will veto the ARCADIA BIRDS WIN PRIZES I *'Baby Bond’' Bonus Bill, it was predicted today in White House circles. Probably the measure will be passed over his veto, it was conceded, but Mr. Roosevelt was described as determined to veto it because of his record on the bonus. During the campaign of *32 Mr. Roosevelt said the bonus should not be paid until there was a cash balance in the Treasury to pay it. There is now a deficit, steadily growing larger. The President vetoed the Bonus Bill passed at the last session. Fbe Exhibit To Close Sunday; Questions Answered By Show Officials MEUD NEWK CAS DIS Huntington Library and Art Gallery Exhibits Seen by Million Visitors 1 J Local Distriet Manager Named Head Oi Pomona Area By So* Comties Ga$ SUCCEEDS WALTER E, KEEFE Arcadians who have visited the Pan-Pacific Poultry Exposition now in progress at the Pan-Pacific Auditorium, 7600 Beverly boulevard, have nothing but praise for this magnificent display of fowl, probably the greatest ever presented on the Pacific Coast. The exposition is open to the public daily, including Sunday, from 10 a. m. to 10 p. m. The show closes on the 19th inst. Arcadia breeders, several of them listed among the award winners, have birds in this exposition. The wide appeal of the Pan-Pacific Poultry ExpK>sition to all ages of people and to those in different walks of life has drawn vast throngs to view the thousands of furred and feathered aristocrats on display. This exposition df a great industry Ls the 28th annual exhibition of the Pasadena Poultry Association, and is the official Los Angeles County Mid-Winter Show. For this reason it was necessary to secure the specious Pan-Pacific Auditorium on Beverly boulevard. Just east of Fairfax. to house the unusually large number of entries. With stock from all over the United States and Canada, the show has gained international recognition. Judges, show officials, and exhibitors have been answering questions of interested parties, eager to learn more about the poultry industry, and the raising of prize birds. The latest modern equipment, accessories and feeds are displayed by progressive manulacturers who are proud of their excellent products. Exposition officials have Inaugu-rat?ed a 7-day poultry institute and short course, with sessions every afternoon and evening in the auditorium, under the direction of Judge Andrew N. Stodel. On this programs, talks by specialists from the University of California, the State Department of Agriculture, the Los Angeles County Livestock Department, the Los Angeles City Schools, and leading breeders of the state. Exhibits range from the 22-ounce Black Rofiecomb Bantam, owned by Fred Clendcnen of Los Angeles, to Mrs. Lewis T. McLean’s 45-pound turkey tom. NOT DECIDED ON REPRIEVE TRENTON. N. J., Jan. 15. (INS)—^While attorneys for Bruno Richard Hauptmann visited his cell and had him sign a document paving the way for further legal action to save him from the electric chair Friday night, Governor Harold G. Hoifman this afternoon announced he was “continuing his Independent investigation” but had not yet decided on a reprieve. KIFLING SHOWS IMPROVEMENT LONDON, Jan. 15. (INS)—^Marking the first change In Rudyard Kipling's illness, a hospital bulletin issued at 11 a. m. today said his condition “shows a slight improvement.** MAJOR BATTLE IN PROGRESS ROME, Jan. 15. (INS)—A major battle—a conflict which may be the prelude to a large-scale offensive on the Somaliland front—is in progress between Italian forces under General Rodolfo Graziani and Ethiopians under Ras Desta Demtu, son-in-law of Emperor Haile Selassie, the Government announced officially today. HITLER MAY UNDERGO OPERATION PARIS, Jan. 15. (INS)—Chancellor Adolf Hitler of Germany may be operated upon by a French throat specialist. Senator George Portmann, of Bordeaux, the newspaper Paris Soir said today. The paper stated Hitler was suifering from larynx trouble—^‘possibly ^ cancer. I» AWAKES FROM RELIGIOUS SLEEP DETROIT, Jan, 15. (INS)—Awakening from a 143-hour religious trance hours before she was to “arise/' 17-year-old Shirley Tapp claimed today she had visions of God, Heaven and long-dead friends during her "sleep.'' ENGINE FAILURE CAUSE OF CRASH GOODWIN, Ark., Jan. 15. (INS)—Engine failure due to a clogged gas line was believed to have sent the American Airlines Tranacontlnental luxury liner, The Southerner, crashing into the Arkansas swamps where all seventeen person aboard died. | Department of Commerce officials, here to investigate the worst j tragedy in American commercial air history, heard two farmers, who ; saw the brightly-lighted ship swooping over the cypress bogs, declare the ship's engines were clattering. ARCADiAtVS CAR, STOLEN ON SATURDAY, USED BY RANDiT IN ATTEMPTED RANK HOLDUP Latter Resigns To Accept Take Up Agricultural Duties In Northern California Homer R. Mead, local district manager for Southern Counties Gas Company* with headquarters’ at Monrovia, has been promoted to the same position In the larger Pomona district, according to an announcement today by F.. S. Wade, president of the company>*. Mead will succeed Walter E. Keefe, former Monrovia district manager who was advanced to the Pomona district managership four years ago and who has resigned that position to engage In agricultural activities In northern Calliornla. Pointing out that Mead’s promotion Is the result of many years of experience In various capacities with the company, President Wade paid a tilbute to Mead’s ability as proven through the several positions he has held with the company since 1918. In' that year h%“ became a meter reader and collector out of the Monrovia office. In 1926, he was promoted to-district chief clerk and in 1932 became district manager when Mr. Keefe was transferred to the Pomona district. Mead lias been actively interested 1 T Li rr 1 M H. ÎP CCf (Continued on Page 4) The Boys’ League of the Monro-via-Arcadia-Duarte high school will present the three-act comedy *‘Chalie’s AunV\ in the high school auditorium on Friday, February 7th, it was announced today. /y/y PARADE COPYRIGHT l933»BY D.V.RZCMAIC CBS and NBC Give the air to GOP Won’t let it go on the air; Page Mark Hanna—Are you there? Four foot square rough wooden shack Stands beside a streetcar track Where a crew of men is working; Big sign warn^ the world: 'No Parking’. % Ed Wynne's horselaugh goes to court Wife can’t^ stand its ghastly snoit. Undivided Court decision Forces Process Tax remission; Professorial acrobats Button coats and get their hats. A Beattie boy gels caught With his head tight in a pot; Mother takes him to physician For a hurried Jab elisloii; ^ The example thu boy set Shows how hMdstronf one can get. Using a car stolen from Dr. C. W. Shier of Arcadia, Cecil Wayne Merritt, 27, of Los Angeles, yesterday drove up to the Washington-Vineyard street branch of the Bank of America In Los Angeles, intent on scooping up every bit of ready cash in a daring daylight robbery. A few minutes later he was shot down 9L& he was frightened away by an incoming customer. He is not expected to live. Dr. Shier’s car was reported stolen last Saturday night. The license plates on the Arcadian’s car, however, were those belonging to Marshall W. Paxton of Los Angeles. Merritt, after hurtling the cashier’s cage, and attempting to torce A. R. Collins and Bank Manager T. H. Holmes into the vault to secure more money, was forced to flee by the arrival of Sam Manatt, iservice-station attendant from a near-by corner. As he raced to the front of the bank, Collins shot him down« the bullet lodging in the bandit’s abdomen. Rushed to the Georgia street receiving hospital, Merritt, also known SERMON TOPICS GIVEN *'An Accounting IWth God” will be the theme for the II o’clock worship hour at the Arcadia Community Chuxx^h, it was announced today by Rev. N. Milo Flske, pastor. “The World At Prayer’* is the subject for the 7:30 evening hour. on police records as Fried, refused medical attention, claiming he did not ‘*deslre to live anymore.” Collins, assiatant-manager of the bank, has experienced four holdup attempts at the bank, wounding two of the would-be bandits. RUNAWAY GIRLS FOUND IVo runaway girls, Margaret Lodge and Phoebe Gruwell of Los Angeles, were found this noon by Oiilcer Harry Peterson on Huntington drive. Th Geruwell girl's father came to the local station to take them home. James Wilcott Ranked High By Metropolitan Company For Year's Work James Wilcott, Arcadia agent for the Metropolitan Life Insurance, today was Informed by wire from the i New York offices, that he hadj qualified for the $100,000 club, an organization sponsored by the third vice-president of Metropolitan, Frederick J. Williams, To become eligible for this Club, an agent must sign $100,000 worth of insurance dmlng the preceding year. Young Wilcott recorded $115530 in his 1935 report, ending on December 31. Only three agents out of the 38 working out of the Pasadena headquarters qualified, the wire disclosed. For this fine record, Wilcott received a medal pin of gold and silver, a silver placque, and embossed stationery. “I wish to take tills opportunity to thank my many Arcadia friends j for aiding me in gaining this recognition,” Wilcott said this morning. "I have set my 1936 goal at the $250,000 mark,'’ he continued. Wlien you rate this ranking on the Pacific \ Coast, the Metropolitan Insurance Company pays all expenses for a three week vacation trip to New York. Directors Meet Tomorrow Nite At Three Deuces Cafe; Attendance Honored Honoring the incoming and outgoing directors of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, A. L. Daniels, president, Is giving a dinner for the gi’oup tomorrow evening at the Three Deuces Cafe, It was announced this morning. Following the dinner, the directors will meet for their regular session of the month, Daniels said. Through the past year, an attendance contest was staged by the Chamber of Commerce, and the winners of this contest will be duly honored. Those expected to attend the affair are, in addition to Daniels, president, and G. G. Meade, seci’etary: A1 Muller, Harold Mosher, Bob Tou-chon. Major Elmer E. E. Swanton, Robert Sheehan, Robert Jensen, Cliff Kenworthy, C. A. Hasson, Charles J, Beery, Everett Watt, Keith Beanston. C, N. P. A. Srrvice The ‘^Blue Boy,” above, in his new room at San Marino, mnd this giant •p«ciinen in the 15-acre cactus garden hare combined with world-renowned manuscripts and rare books to attract 1,000,(MM Tisitors to The Heary E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery to data. MILLION VISITORS HAVE SEEN EXHIBIT AT HUNTiNGTON ART GALLERY, LIRRARY StNCE 1928 One million visitors have seen the P and third Sundays of each month. exhibitions of the Henry E. Huntington Libnary^nd^ Art Qtiilery at San Marino. Behind this simple statement of fact lies an interesting story, for the Huntington Library does not have the ordinary museum capacity for thousands of visitors daily, nor Is it located in the heart of a large city, as are most art museums. Nevertheless the collections of English paintings, manuscripts, rare books, and the Botanical Gardens have attracted an uninterrupted flow of visitor.'^ during the past eight years. Rarely has a similar gift to the public been so promptly and en- Wlth the addition of new galleries It Is now possible to admit as many as 1,000 on a single afternoon when necessary. Arrangements for visitors have been steadily improved. Many who came in the first years will recall the crowding of the pictures in some of the halls of the art gallery and the difficulty of seeing the paintings adequa/tely. This condition has been remedied by the addition of a specious new gallery with Ideal lighting and ventilation. In this room may now be seen twenty of the most Important paintings, Including such famous portraits as Gains- thusiastlcally put to use. When the borough’s “Blue Boy." Reynolds’ institution was opened to the public, January 27, 1928, it was thought that not more than 250 persons could be admitted in a single day ’ Mrs. Siddons as “The Tragic Muse, and Lawrence's “Pinkie.” With the removal of these canvases from their old places In other rooms and and that three afternoons a wefek ' halls in the art gallery space be-would suffice for the demand. At came available for additional palnt- the end of six months, however, popular interest made it necessary to Increase the number of vislitng days and the number admitted dally. Since then, visitors have been received every week-day afternoon except Monday, and also on the first ings representative of the earlier masters of the British eighteenth-century school, such as Hogarth's portrait of “Frederick Frankland, and landscapes by Richard Wilson and John Crome. Santa Anita Inn Scene Of Big Gathering Called For January 21st 1NV1TAT10NS1)UT TODAY Southern California Cities To Be Represented On Debate Of Important Issue Civic officials and newspapermen from various Southern California communities today were Invited to attend a mass gathering scheduled for Tuesday evening. January 21. at the Santa Anita Inn in Arcadia for an open discussion devoted to the allied themes of local government simplification and the “equalization of taxes” as between the Incorporated and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The invitations were sent out by H. E. Reavis, mayor of the city of Sierra Madre. According to Reavis, the conference is oi such deep and immediate Importance that already many city and county officials have expressed their intention to attend. The list includes the county supervisors, the mayor of Los Angeles, and city managers and councilmen of many southland cities. ‘"The need for such a conference was brought out at a recent discussion In our city of the tax situation by Supervisor Legg and Gordon Whltnall,” Reavls disclosed today. “At this session, the glaring Inequal-^ Ities of the tax loads now borne respectively by the Incorporated and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County were revealed. It was then suggested that the Sierra Madre Council take this initiative toward a solution of the problems raised by sponsoring a preliminary conference on the subject.” “We believe that this step will proved to be a long one toward the desired end of tax equalization,” Reavls said. The conference planned for the evening of the 21st Inst., will be preceded by a dinner to cost 75 cents. (Continued to Page 4) DD[ r , J SET War Vets Must Pay Tax On Automobiies January 16—^Woman's Club Federation Extension, 2103 8. Hobart, Los Angeles. ♦ ♦ * Thursday, January 16—^Program to be given In Community Church social hail by Cotton-Blossom Smgers. Silver offering. • • « January 17 — “Highway Safety Conference” at 10 a. m.—Georgia Street Receiving Hospital. * « « January 24th—Men’s Fellowship dinner-meeting at Community Church. Dr. Stewart McLennan, speaker. • • ♦ Saturday. January 25th—Public dance at American Legion hall, Don Wllllpims* orchestra. Council Expect To Let Water Pipe Contract At Next Week’s Session Sealed bids on the 30-inch water ^ pipe to be installed on Santa Anita I avenue from the reservoir above i Foothill boulevard to Duarte road will be opened and the contract awarded at the council meeting scheduled for the city hall auditorium next Tuesday night. With the federal grant of $34,-430 00 set aside for Arcadia’s use as soon as the project gets underway, the contract is expected to be let next week so that the actual work can be started as soon as possible. The Currie Engineering Co. of San Bernardino will supervise the construction of this improvement j work which will replace the two 16-Inch pipes now in use over the same route. With the present pipe in such condition that a severe ground shock would burst them, plus the fact that the pipe is not large enough to serve the territory, the installation of the' new lines is an improvement great- I ly needed here. As many Arcadians as possible will be employed In the actual con- ’ struction of the project. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15. (INS)—War veterans must pay a tax of $1.75 per $100 valuation on their automobiles, the State Supreme Court liad ruled today In declaring that the auto tax Is an assessment for the privilege of using the state highways, rather than a property tax on automobiles. Veterans sought to include tlie tax as part of their $1,000 exemption allowed on personal and real property. The court handed down its decision In a test case suit brought by Kay Ingels, director of the State Department of Motor Vehicles. “The tax involved is one Imposed on the owner of motor vehicles for privileges of using th© highways of the state and is not, in Its nature, a property tax,” the decision of the court read in part. Today’s Resuits FIRST RWE Golden Ivy 8.40 3.60 3.00 Denbigh 3.20 2M Sporting Green ZJiQ SECOND RACE Morale ILiO 4.20 3.S0 Forewarned ZM ZMQ Greenstone NEW YORK. Jan 15.—(INS)— Irregularity marked the stock marked today although a number of oil shares entered new high ground. Utilities, sugar and liquors also were better. Ralls moved briskly at the start but gave up most of their gains under realizing. The rise in 1935 earnings of American Telephone to $7 from $5 96 In 1934 apparently had been anticipated in the recent advance in the company's shares, which held unchanged today. International Telephone & Telegraph, however, registered a new high in active trading Government bonds tended slightly lower although the rail and Industrial obligations scored gains. Cotton was up 35 cents a bale and wheat was Iractlonally higher Demand for the preferred issue# of steel companies was a feature of the trading with Ludlum Stett' Jumping 10 points to 144 whlU Bethlehem Steel rose over a point Uj a new high. The common shares;, however, did little. NEW YORK. Jan. J5. (INS)--Markets at a glance: Stocks—Strong. Bonds—Firm. Call Money—% per cent. Cotton—Up 2 to 4 points. Chicago Wheat^Up l^-S to 6^8 in strong market. Foreign Exchange—GoW currencies higher. J, r \ 1 I « -i f i
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