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   San Marino Tribune (Newspaper) - November 22, 1929, San Marino, California                                 ï$m Marino Tribune  Devoted ic tine Progrès and Prosperity of Sari Marines  VOL. II. NO. 37.  CityClubElects New Officers  MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT REPLETE WITH INTER-EST; NEW PRESIDENT  The reports which have thus far been received concerning the Community Chest drive now in process, are quite favorable accord-tog to Roy C. Richardson, the major in charge, and if those who have not as yet made their contributions come forward with same, the drive will be over the top with-the next few days. This will be  Ver y gratifying not only to the have worked faithfully, but to all fho believe in this method of tak-care of the philanthropies. The time for the drive has been tended to Friday the 22nd. SI,250   of  the 2000 quota is already in  sight.  San Marino, Friday, November 22, 1929  5c per Copy. $2.00 per Year  j Background of San Marino — Where Every  Prospect Pleases and Man is Full of Smiles!  !  !  The City Club of San Marino met at the cafeteria of the grammar school on Tuesday evening, and dispatched much business after dispatching the excellent repast which was provided. President Podlech was in the chair, and the first business of the evening was the report of the Float Committee, adverse to participation on the coming Rose Tournament. Mr. J. H. Jones made a plea for reconsideration, urging the importance of joining Pasadena in the pageant, but on motion the report of the committee was adopted, and the sums previously collected will be returned to the donors.  The election of officers followed, and the following were inducted into office: President, Lawrence B. Gibbs; Vice President, George A. Hopper; Secretary, N. D. Huntoon Treasurer, R. M. Richardson—Directors, William Pollard, J. P. Whitmore, A. D. Edwards, H. B. Easterbrook, Ron Stever.  The following new members were voted upon and accepted: A. V. Woods, Dr. Edward Hetchcock, W. E. Thomas, K. L. Carver, T. A. Schilling, Arnold D. Penn, Ben.  E. Bee, D. E. Coffman, Dr. Wilfred F. Lewis, Dr. Denver Coleman, W. B. Davis, F. A. Schuman  F.W.Collins.  The new president, Mr. Gibbs, delivered a short address of appreciation, and asked for loyalty to the club and welcomed constructive critism. A rising vote of thanks was tendered the retiring president, Mr. Podlech, and the secretary, Mr. Sanford.  (Continued to page eight) -o--  Chest Drive Coining Fine  REPORTS OF COMMITTEE FAVORABLE TO GOING OVER THE TOP  Richardson Heads Meeting  FOUR HUNDRED MERCHANT PLUMBERS AND GUESTS MEET AT HOTEL  Book Week Being Observed  BOTH LIBRARY AND THE SCHOOLS ARE OBSERVING BOOK WEEK  Both library and schools are doing team work this week in the effort to train the pupils in the channels of right reading.  The library being in the school building enables the librarian and the teachers to co-operate, and the demand for books is said to be great, the library being kept open from noon till 5:30 p. m. for every school day instead of twice a week as heretofore.  Each class has been provided with certain days and times to get books, which prevents crowding and permits the librarian to give greater individual attention and advice in selecting books.  "Under this system,' states Miss Emily Dabney, the librarian, "the children get individual attention and advice in selecting books. A great deal of damage to a child's mind may result from reading a book too mature for him or her. We may have books in the library adapted to childern of all ages, and seek to train the boys and girls in reading the right books at the right age.  -o-  DANCING CLASS  AT LOCAL SCHOOL  Classes in ballroom dancing are held each week in the auditorium of the San Marino Grammar school for the seventh to the ninth grades. The admission is 30 cents each, and on the average of fifty- children attend each evening. These classes commenced two weeks ago.  THE MILLIKENS ARE  BUILDING HERE  San Marino is especially honored in that Dr. Robert A. Milliken, internationally famous as a scientist and chairman of the executive committee of the California Institute of Technology, is to erect a residence on Oak Grove avenue.  The structure, for which permit has been issued, will be of old English style of architecture, two stories and twelve rooms, with slate roof, and to cost $28,100 .  William C. Croweil of this city is the contractor, and is to begin work on same mmediately, so as to be ready for occupancy by spring The house will be located close to that of Mr. Croweil.  «J»n—lin^—wi—mi—iiii^—mi—vim—mi—UII—nil—. nn— ^  ! APPROACHING I THANKSGIVING I  Practical thropy before Club  TUESDAY NIGHT'S PROGRAM INCLUDED STORY OF INDUSTRIES  • un——IIH——INI—»II-  Ï  Gratitude is the noblest oblation mankind can pay. Ingratitude is the basest characteristic a human can display.  Thursday of the coming week ushers in the day set aside from Armerica's earliest history for giving thanks to the "Giver of every good and perfect gft."  Let us keep that day in the spirit that actuated the fathers and mothers who laid the foundations of our government and gave us civil and religious liberty.  Thanksgiving Should not be confined to any particular day, but should accompany every day.  Nevertheless it is well to devote one particular day to this too oft neglected service—"Lest we forget—Lest we forget."  I  It was an extremly appealing story presented to the members of the City Club assembled at the grammar school on Tuesday evening.  Mr. H. A. R. Carlton, the superintendent of the Community In-dutries of Los Angeles, introduced by program chairman, G. A. Hooper, made a shrt address explaining the work of his organization and introduced a series of moving pictures depicting the various steps, proving beyond question the constructive character of the work.  Mrs. Carlton, with Mrs. Lindsey at the piano gave a fine baritone selection.. Harry Kellogg, of Pasadena, gave a baritone solo, " Mother of Mine,"  There was a liberal acceptance of sacks at the close of the meeting to be filled and left at the Pasadena office of the Industries at 716 So. Fair Oaks.  No finer method of human helpfulness was ever devised than that of this organization and the Goodwill Industries operating along identical lines.  It was a large and jolly crowd of Merchant Plumbers of Southern California and their friends which met at the Vista del Arroyo Saturday evening for banquet, followed by cards, dancing and music by Frank Guigers' quartet.  George E. Richardson, of San Marino, president of the local branch and vice president of the federation, acted as master of ceremonies.  Robert L. Daugherty, chairman of the City Board of Directors, greeted the gathering as representative of the city of Pasadena. L. E. Remy, president of the federation, gave a talk on business. Charles Swinnerton, national director of the Master Plumbers' Association, spoke on national conditions.  C. L. Dawson, vice president of the guaranty office of the Security First National Bank, also spoke, his subject being "Credits." George Israel, secretary of the local Builders' Exchange, was one of the speakers, as was Walter Baxter, who talked co-operation, representing the executive committe of Wholesale Jobbers of Southern California.  W. F. Creller and E. O. Nay were members of the entertainment committee. Mrs. W. A. Swi-hart, president of the ladies' auxiliary, assisted by Mrs. W. F. Creller and Mrs. A. C. Hanson, was in charge of the arrangements for the card party. Among those present were members from Indio, San Diego and Santa Barbara. -o-  Welfare  LOCAL POUCE  COURT NEWS  Judge Northrup's court had the usual grist of traffic violation cases on Tuesday, seven in all.  In addition the case of Miss Sarah Myhre, 1010 Garfield for leaving material on her premises in violation of city ordinance. She was given forty-eight hours to move ¡same.  WELFARE COUNCIL HELD MEETING AT THE SCOUT CABIN  At the Scout Cabin Wednesday night the Welfare Council met and determined upon the enlargement of the Council up to 15 members.  The P.-T. A. will be asked to name five mebmers, the City Club to name one and the City Council to suggest one, with five additional members at large.  The Council acepted the proposition if Pasadena participates in the February drive. San Marino's quota to be $1650. Mrs. A. E. Sears wll be major of the drive and will name 10 captains, each of w;hich. will name 10 workers.   

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