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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - April 17, 1947, Arcadia, California A help publish your Hometown paper contribute news of your neighbourhood three sections Twenty pages of Ani Arcadia Mays Arcadia California Thi v. A or 11 Call Law 7-2131 with news of your family and friends vol. Xxx no. 16highway 66 convention opens tomorrow Sanita Sage merchants plan big civic show bumps hey for the love of Mike Den Watson or someone throw some dirt in those Chuck holes in tile Wheeler Street Cut through the Parkway Down double drive just North of Huntington. They re getting terrible. Pill pm up or Block off the Street or open a garage close by to fix broken Springs. Ii anyone tries to go across the thing with an Austin or one of those Small cars come out walking rockets the boys who say they know insist that if people Ever ride in rockets the time for the trip from Here to new York will be thirty minutes or an hour to reach London. At that Speed How do they figure on stopping tile things without going right through the Windshield. Hospital Nice to see a permanent committee being formed to push the Hospital project with Leo Meeker As chairman. Hay Dickinson and Albert Perkins Are arcadians representatives. All Good men. Now let s see some action. Last Effort along tins line sort of bogged Down or was it. A let Down a for this fall float now that the balance of the float fund of More than a thousand dollars has been turned Over to the chamber of Commerce and ear marked for float use Only the Job of raising Money for next year s float will be exactly $1,336.71 easier. Income tax when they invented that new a pay As you go income tax system they neglected to say where you go broke or crazy weddings Fence june is right around the Corner it might be Well to observe that a wedding ring is just like a Tourniquet it stops your circulation. Postmasters a tile Arcadia Section will be visited come this october with two or three thousand postmasters and their wives from All Over the nation As a part of the National convention in los Angeles. A tour of historic spots like san Gabriel Mission and Early California scenes of san Gabriel Valley will include a tour of Arcadia a Barbecue and Spanish fiesta Here. Governors now that Georgia has finally settled its problem of too Many governors Hope Larraine Day gets her muddled affairs in shape. All lodges churches clubs to participate with All civic clubs and churches participating the Arcadia merchants association will sponsor a Community entertainment program at the turf Hub this fall. Plans for the show which will last All afternoon and evening will be worked out at a meeting May 28. Representatives of All lodges clubs and churches will attend the meeting being called by Bill Wookey named part of live City a Wheeler Street property at double drive will be cleared for temporary parking space according to Everett Watt chairman of the parking committee of the Arcadia merchants association. Temporary chairman at tuesdays j meet ing of the association. A Board of directors will be elected and a i tentative Date set for the event. Bulk of the proceeds from the program which May be built around a local horse show will go to some civic project while participating groups will also share in the receipts. In a discussion of the downtown parking problem at the meeting tuesday night members of the realty Board who had been invited to attend told the association that several new business interests had their eyes on the Huntington drive District but were hesitating because of tile Lack of parking facilities. According to members of the associations parking committee plans Are going ahead on the idea of using City property on Wheeler Street As off Street parking for the downtown shopping District. A Arcadia Days merchandising Days to be held each month will feature special values offered by Cadi merchant As part of the associations new promotion scheme. The groups cooperative advertising program was also worked out at tuesdays meeting. Cornyn Libby to attend phone late hearing featured by the appearance of City attorney t Guy Cornyn who on behalf of himself and the associated City attorneys of Las Angeles county asked for the support of the chamber of Commerce in an intensive investigation of the Southern California Telephone company s request for increased rates directors of the Arcadia chamber of Commerce held their april Nice ing monday night it the chamber office. Cornyn stated that it was the intention of the associated attorneys to investigate request thorough. By to determine just How much o the requested increase is justified pointing out that the company claims to need $20,000,000 More Revenue Lorn the state of California As their profit last year was just three per cent and they do not consider tills sufficient. He revealed that part of the pro posed method of increasing Revenue i includes elimination of All local i service and making the rate per Call to neighbouring communities within 1 continued in Page 2> Hopper files for re election to school Board Hoyden r. Hopper this week lied for re election to the High school Board of trustees at tile May 17 election. Hoppers term expires june 30 As does the term of Gerald Kirven who will not be a candidate for re election. Seeking Kirvens pod Are or. Francis m. Pottenger jr., and Robert c. Baer. Also filing As a Candida yesterday was William h. Hoegee. Taking Over mrs. Char a la it Mutt retiring president of the Arcadia Council p. T. A., turns Over the Token of authority to mrs. R. N. Mcmaster president for the coming term As mrs. Vav. E. Lawson third vice presi a Dent looks on at last weeks installation ceremonies. Tribune bulletin phots Arcata red Cross to i a fur Fantail be recurs re Frid guests we done to mind guests who sit and sit but when they get to the door Why can to they Cal tech Pomona Roxy to dance Here saturday Chest Survey unit to visit parochial school the California Chest surveys Mobile unit will visit the holy Angels parochial school april 25, Accord Independent resident Breaks Alley Alliance a if you want to be popular you la never ask for the opening of the this is the Way the pressure was put on her to forget the closed Alley which runs in Back of her property on Duarte Between first and second according to mrs. Howard Chalfont who appeared before the City Council tuesday for the second time to request opening of the Alley. Fifteen other property owners i headed by j. C. Croft told the coun i cd that the Alley had never been used. This situation they said was Mary Holford clinic i maintained by an agreement among College students from three schools will dance to the music of Desi Arnaz at the turf club saturday night. Cal tech Occidental and Pomona Are staging tile Tri school affair which is planned to improve inter school relationships. Don Ricardo a orchestra will also entertain. Ing to mrs chairman of the Catholic Parent teacher association. The Rev. Gerald m. O Keeffe expressed his approval of the Opportunity presented by this visit and stated that he hoped All would Avail themselves of it. A rays will be Given to tile children of the school and any members of their family who wish to Avail themselves of the Chance to obtain these a rays at the nominal sum of one Dollar. Members of the Catholic Parent teacher association will be present to Aid when the clinic arrives. Themselves. They said mrs. Chalfont was the first resident who refused to cooperate and that she had threatened to build on her property in such a Way As to Block off the residence of Fred Bolger. Mrs. Chalfont denied Bolgert a charge tha her Home had no inside toilet facilities. The Council referred the matter to City planning commission. Eight fires Here in two Days As humidity drops to new Low Holly Avenue . Installs new president installation of officers by mrs. Ray Allen Young and a delightful musical program in charge of mrs. Horace Adams music chairman. To.,. Made up the april membership eight tires were put out by the Arcadia fire department i meeting of Holly Avenue a Over the weekend. I tuesday. With humidity Down to to pet cent in the Foothills and j mrs. Young gracious past presi ranging from la to 16 per cent in the Forest areas warnings Dent of both Arcadia Council of were issued this week and the Public urged to exercise every parents and teachers and first precaution to prevent fires which because of the Low humidity j Avenue . A., used an original and winds might become major to x tits auf mobs unlighted Bike Riding an unlighted bicycle South in the West Lane of double drive Benny Ross 149 Laporte collided near Haven Avenue with a car driven by d. E. Daniel. 21, of to Angeles saturday Niht. The 14-year-old cyclist suffered cuts on lace. Quot of a a Quot City recreation or i ii ,518 this year director assistants chief expense item Council rejects Reservoir bids three cities map r return Cli tile in thro Chat the first year s City recreation expected to ask of $6,Bot by t he i the immediate commission monday opted a budget which he expenditure of or employment of a recreation director and an additional $500 was budget for operating . Council endorses school Bond Issue Parent teacher a o Ial Iun Council gave its whole hearted endorsement to the proposed or Heel Bond Issue in a Lefter received by the Campaign chairman Clifford Lance this week. The letter states a the members of the Parent teacher association Are fully aware of the serious problems raised by tile necessity for double sessions in our schools. A we realize that the completion and occupancy of the South Santa Anita school will relieve Only temporarily the congestion which will become More acute As new Homes Are built. A the Arcadia Council of the Parent Tea hers a sorta Ion gladly endorse tile school Bond promo i lion and offer our services in any capacity you mat choose to Des g Nate Quot signed Marjory s. Cornyn. Corresponding seen tary. Disasters. At the Santa Anita rangers station the humidity was la per cent and the High fire Hazard was reported As the earliest in Many years. Forest officials warned persons going into the mountains and the foothill areas against doing any burning whatsoever. Following five fires Here saturday the department was called on three fires sunday that started with burning rubbish and spread to grass lumber and Trees. A fire at san Vicente and old ranch Road was fanned into a eucalyptus Grove and one flying Ember burned through the roof of a nearby garage. Other fires sunday morning were reported on North first Avenue and at 1009 West Duarte Road. Looking ahead at the summer fire Hazard fire chief Jim Nellis this week reminded property own ers of their obligation to Clear weeds. A the general Public feels that it is up to the City to Clear away the weeds Quot chief Nellis said a but it is the duty of the individual property operating under the state Weed abatement act the City requires that All property both improved and unimproved be cleared of weeds. The Law covers not Only vacant lots but the backyards of Homes and the edges of improved property. The posting of lots began two weeks ago. Property owners who do not handle their own Weed problem will have it done by the City and will be charged Lor the work on their tax Bills. All weeds Over an Inch tall Are included in the Law not Only fire Hazard weeds but those that Are poisonous or noxious. Ceremony to install the 1947-43 officers headed by mrs. L. C. Frisbie. President. Large Gold letters with attached bouquets the work of the decorations chairman mrs. Kenneth Woolbert spelled out a Holly avenues a when one was presented to each of the 14 in coming officers with a description of her duties. Taking office with mrs. Frisbie were mrs. Kenneth Woolbert first vice president mrs. R. Rollins second vice president mrs. George lung nor. Third vice president mrs. P. Klick fourth vice president mrs l. Henry fifth vice president mrs Gerald Pearson sixth vice president mrs. Edwin Wiltse seventh vice president mrs. Hayes Cory Secretary mrs. Kenneth a. Cady financial Secretary mrs. Harold Miller treasurer mrs. Robert Severtson historian mrs. Gerald Nissen auditor and mrs. Jesse Balser parliamentarian. By Claire Harles regular meeting of the Board of directors of the Arcadia Cross was held at Headquarters >4 Wheeler Street a afternoon with chairman Leo m. Meeker presiding. Following reports of Secretary Bess Reid and treasurer Ray m. Dickinson both of which were approved the question of maintaining saturday office hours was brought up. Saturday Calls have been through a a a a Telephone service As the office a s closed. However it was unanimous in voted to have he organization rooms can from 9 to 12 each saturday morning hereafter. Another important action was tile voting for suspension of regular Board meetings through july Angust and september with the proviso that the executive Committer meet each month As usual. Mrs. Enid Van Horn executive Secretary was voted a two weeks vacation Writh la i pay. Exact time to be de termin d later. Mrs. Robert Munroe will take Over the secretarial Duies during mrs. Van horns absence. A vote of appreciation and commendation was enthusiastically voiced for the Fine work of chairman Arthur Gould of the red Cross 1947 Campaign and the Secretary was instructed to spread same on the minutes sending a cop to Gould mrs. C. A. Hasson represent d red Cross of the coordinating Council and expressed the sentiments of All members when she heartily endorsed the movement to provide summer outings for Arcadia boy scouts. Camp and Hospital chairman mrs Dorothy Samm told of the Outing of the Mccornack veterans camera club Arcadia red Cross takes them once a week to various Points of interest their last trip being to knotty a Berry farm. Ii any one thinks red Cross not Busy he should listen to sore of Tho tales from the Home sen in Section. For instance there i a High school student Veteran win has not yet been allowed his o verment claims with Loans hmm the organization he is pursuing i studies and finishing a he course he left to enter the army. A Coll go student was in despairs ailment had not come throw Rii. He had a wife and babe to care h r and with no finances in sight was ready to leave College and go to work. Arcadia red Cross Loam i him Money each month to see him continued on Page 2 two cars fire plug tangle woman injured i in a collision involving two Cai a and a fire plug mrs. Helen a Craw 118 Alta suffered minor n i juries sunday morning at second i and Genoa. Mrs. Mcgraw was Riding in a car i driven by Robert t. Mcbeth 38, j Pasadena when it was struck a a second automobile driven by Dewey g. Mcgeary 40, Sierra Madre. She was treated by or. O. E. Stewart for a bruised Chin and knee Ca a. To i malice program the commission is tipi imprint Ion City Council i future. T h e n debt at Calls Fri 8lj full time As Rients included in the expenses. With adequate recreation facilities already available Here and the schools reported willing to make athletic equipment available there will be no outlay for athletic Fields Ball Parks or swimming pools a has been the Case in Many comparable cities members of the commission said. The chief item of expense it was concluded would be he employment of personnel adequate to conduct a year round program. Ii rip promised further help from the schools we As reported to have been promised a the form of maintenance of the grounds and payment of the lighting Nill for school areas used in the recreation program. The commission has recommended to the Council that con iteration for the position of recreation director be Given persons capable of directing cultural As Well As athletic activities. It was pointed out that the program i would include lectures concerts and exhibits in addition to sports and games. Plan City baud formation of an Arcadia City band was also proposed at the meeting with provision for hiring of a my rial director being included in the budget i inure. Headquarters of the recreation program will be at first Avenue school ground where a successful summer program was conducted last year under the direction of Don Miller now principal of the school. The commission also plans to work in close cooperation with the county Park officials in the expansion of the present program. Community cooperation will be sought by Means of questionnaires being sent to All civic clubs and churches asking what each group has planned for future recreation activities. I it id have in ii a mad r Ste Era m Lei to qui ii. C we to ii cl1 y n the e Jar Bey cd the Council Tion of the re referred to an offer by t railway to pay ii t Lins week d Cost proved e expectations s for con. T Rue were rejected. It attorney was Pacific electric per cent of the i Dio noir the Cit t he 50 Cost for erection of a wig wag signal at tin fifth Avenue crossing. The Pacific electric which previously had offered to Gay one third of the Cost will now assume half the expense if Monrovia and Arcadia pay the balance. The installation is expected to Cost $3700 for two Standard hashing red lights. In a letter to the Council the Baptist Church has announced its intention of ending services in the Council Chambers As soon As another Meering place can be arranged. The Church had been giver. 60 Days notice following a protest against the churches maintenance of the i Council Chambers where the new Rug was soiled by coloured Chalk dust from a sunday school blackboard. Referred to the City Engineer was continued on Page 2 child dashes info path of automobile running of from behind a parked car on Camino real two year old Garry Newman was struck by a car driven by Mildred j. Miller. 58, Monrovia saturday afternoon the child was treated at Temple City emergency Hospital for a bruised hip and was sent Home. Heil school fairer drive Ca tomorrow Rives Side paste will address Mcdow shoo clues v in j or Denton Gerow pastor of the Riverside presbyterian Church will b 1 the speaker at a meeting of the men s Fellowship club of a hear Nadia Community presbyterian Church april 21. Or Gerow is a former associate of or. Charles Poling of the local Church and has held pastorate in several of the largest churches in he denomination. Scheduled to Start at 6 45 . The meeting will feature a food and fell cos Little red wagons supplemented by bicycle Racks and mothers car. Will be Busy carrying bundles of papers to Holly Avenue school tomorrow when the . A conducts a paper drive. Arcadians Are urged to give their papers to some school child in rim neighbourhood or to take them to the school themselves if the bundle is too Large for a child to handle. A group of cub scouts in uniform from pack three which is sponsored by Holly Avenue , a., will be on hand to assist in unloading the papers. They will be under the us Pei vision of mrs h Lea Day Den Mother chairman. Donors Are asked to tie their papers and magazines securely in bundles As this greatly facilitates handling. Or. Robert Severtson is Chan Man of the i n e. Indoor sports club holding tog Day Here Cor plans a comp end have helped tag Day to b cored by the indoor sport inc., Here saturday for the of needy disabled and Blind arca. I pm Sion for the drive rial endorsement have Bee e drive by mayor m. Homei and the City Council As e chamber of Commerce. Superintendent e e West the a ii ? Spon club Benefit j of this my a or n Well in i be s a vent h to will Sis t Anc dilation wards Childre Carters circe it Al cont mrs. V in ii ii lend the Volant tor Ca at lieu it am ill. 3 c Sparkill go Moling Force behind the Highway 66 association conference which opens Here tomorrow is William i. Libby Secretary of the chamber of Commerce who arranged to have the California unit formed Here. Libby has been working on the by event for several weeks assisted by other chamber officials and members. Do m mgt fit pins Clit it Poi at to of the Hose lest aided mated Iii 1936 As it Ped persons Wile it once each year fortunate. California uni of association to be formed City Host to 150 Highway leaders an Advance party of six hopi indians will arrive Here tonight to rat of Tho delegates to the Friant Highway 66 con. Volition be in in stayed tomorrow Aud saturday tor the organization of a California unit Highway 66 association. Led by Leo Weaver executive director of the Arizona Alit hallway 66 association mid chief Taptuka. Tile Indian dancer will arrive via Santa be trailways o be follow id tomorrow by More Walter Muller director of the \ read to dumber of Commerce this week was elected to represent this City on the Board of the Highway 66 association. J than 150 Highway leaders and chamber of Commerce officials from three states. I he indians will entertain at local schools tomorrow appearing at first Avenue at 10 30 . And 1 50 . And at Holly at 11 10 . And i . The indians will also be the feature attraction at the Highway 66 banquet tomorrow night at Eaton a. Arrive tomorrow organization of the California unit will take place saturday morning at the first Avenue school auditorium. Registration will be held a the office of the chamber of Commerce Here All Day tomorrow and up to 9 . Saturday. Among the Highway leaders who will arrive tomorrow Are or. H. C. Bryant director of grand Canyon National Park Andy Matson association official and Hubbel Parker Indian expert. Clifford Lance president of the chamber of Commerce and William Libby Secretary this week contacted the Western end of the Highway Santa Monica thus assuring representation at the conference from All principal California cities along tile great Highway. Promote business i lie California unit is being organized to help promote tourist business along Highway 66. With the completion of the Illinois organization in the near future the Highway 66 association will be solid from Santa Monica to Chicago. A this conference is a distinct Honor for the City said councilman c. Loree Russell tuesday night when the City Council appropriated Mso to help with the expenses for the event. New school bus a sated to holy Angels Parish a her Gerald m. Of Keeffe of the holy Angels Catholic Church i bounced last sunday that or. And mrs a. B. Cranston had predated a new school bus to the Irish. Cranston is a member of the holy name society at tile Church my when the Opportunity presented itself to obtain a Good new bus he made its Purchase possible. Although the crampons do not Lave children of their own they have been vitally interested in the new holy Angels parochial school and have furnished some of the playground equipment prior to the recent donation. Quot the Way we feel about it a Granton said Quot is that we do not have to buy hoes and a Felt lies and pay tuition although we would like to my this is our Way of helping today s Tribune blankets Arcadia shopping arca More than 7.000 copier of this edition of the Art Idia Tribune Are being distributed in Arcadia and immediately adjacent county areas so that every Home in the Arcadia shopping area May have a cops of tills Issue of the paper. Vie invite your close inspection if the advertising and editorial messages contained in it and is Van Are not already a regular Mim rain my you May be ohm one i v is in i v calling Atwater 7-3131 and placing your it Dei i tie co i for two millions per week to very Low 35 cents per month or f4 by the year

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