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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - April 20, 1939, Arcadia, California A Lew a and a heme iad % Wmk cum for six months we planned to write a Loller to Bill tiebout to i a a 11 him something of our plans to launch a newspaper publishing vent urn in Southern Ainoi in and with him on paper or chatted in , through Many years of close association. But some task of the moment always interfered with thai letter. Now it. Never ran be written. Bill tiebout at 52, is dead victim of a stroke in Cleveland Ohio where for More than 15 years he worked on the news wire desk ill one of Cleveland a major dailies. These lines Are not in atonement for failure to write that letter but. To say to All a Bill tiebout one of the finest folks we knew we wish you known a tie Quot As lie known to hundreds who worked with him during Many years in the newspaper business Friendly counsellor to every Young newspaper worker who came his . His a Friendly code and his a helping hand. A tie Quot could and did take the sting out of Many a Tough Day. Through to years we worked Side by Side with a tie Quot on tile news wire desk. Each night us the Day s tasks came to a close the last Story for the Day handled the wire operator sending telegraphic Colly to us from new York would hash that code signal on the pres wires meant a the end. Good and sometimes he would add a seventy three that meant a Best we knew and loved a tie Quot we Don t believe its a a revisions now to say a it s Tinty tie. Thirty and seventy three Good night and Best it family night to be noted by masons Here tomorrow night will be a family night at tile Arcadia masonic Temple Oil South Santa Anita Avenue when Arcadia masons Anc their families gather for a pot Luck dinner at g 30 o clock. Announcement of the program arranged for tile affair made yesterday by Melville a Hawkins worshipful master of the local Lodge. Dancing and cards will follow tin dinner the Coffee for which is Benn furnished by the Lodge. Stellar in Kcf Rudiment acts also have been programmed for the evening Hawkins said. On. Tuesday night the Arcadia Lodge represented at a 93rd District meeting held in the Temple at Sierra Madre lodges from the Fol a Xcvi Lawing District communities sent delegates Arcadia. Azusa Al Monte Monrovia and Sierra Madre the meeting devotee to the practice of ritual work. Tilt Arcadia Lodge will be dark on Friday night. April 28, to enable Arcadia. Masons to take an Active part in the Quot open House Quot programs in City schools in Observance of Public schools week Hawkins announced Complete Community newspaper working a with and for Arcadia a Good neighbor in san Gabriel Valley and news vol in no. Of Ewe sections sect Ion one Arcadia California thursday april 20, 1939 Tel Epli at Psi e copy fac j. E. Vanderbur Reliance lass to meet today the Reliance class of Arcadia Community Church will gather it the Home of mrs. Irving Murfett. Foothill Boulevard thursday morning at. To o clock for a Day of sewing. Mrs. Emma Page the hostess will serve hot Coffee and Tea to supplement the Box lunches of members at noontime. Miss Grace Mccurdy president will preside. Newly elected elders to be ordained sunday newly elected elders of the Arcadia Community Church will be ordained at the la of clock sunday morning service it announced yesterday by or. N Milo Fiske pastor in disclosing the Semion topics for the Day. The elders to be ordained Are Paul Spencer. Raymond Williams frankly Mccurdy and Donald fender. These Lour along with Roy Pike and Roy Hopper will be installed As members of the session of the Church or. Fiske said. A divided personality Quot As Jesus taught it in his Sermon on the mount will be the theme for the sunday morning worship hour. Or. Fiske announced tile subject for the 7 30 o clock evening hour Wilt be Quot approved unto i of it arcadians at. E. Conference Christian Endeavor of Arcadia Community Church will be represented at the presbyterian Young Peoples conference at mar Casa on Balboa Island by Wesley lopper. Kent Hales or. Rosemary Dougherty and Margaret Wiggin. When the High school division com ones from Friday it sunday of Tim week. For flip third successive term John e. Vanderbilt will serve tin Arcadia men s Fellowship Iii As president. Vanderbilt re elected head of the organization at the dinner meeting tuesday nil rat in the social Hall of tin Community Buret. Paul Spencer 1 chosen vice president and l. M. Talley elected secret Ary to . The Secretary a report filed with the club at its annual meeting disclosed that Iii the eight trivet lugs of the club this year 1,003 persons Allen re Tor an average of 125 jux i meeting stamping the Arcadia club us one of the most. Outstanding of its kind in the Southland. Open to All a the Success of the Arcadia menus Fellowship club May be attributed somewhat to the fact that the meeting. Are informal and every Man in the Community is invited to attend Quot vanderbilt1 said. A the primary object of the club is to furnish an Opportunity for men of the Community to meet informally and broaden their acquaintances Quot a fish dinner is scheduled for the club at it May in meeting with tie entire evening Given Over to the Atmo phere of sportsmanship. Principal speaker at. Tax tuesday night meeting Truman Johnson financial Secretary to the Ixos Angeles presbytery. In his message Johnson explained the process by which Church facilities Are supplied to new communities unable to furnish their own. He also explained the Many ramifications of investing Church funds to provide the greatest return. For Many years a banker and financial adviser in Shanghai Johnson s talk cleared up Many Points on Church management. Tells of life in far East Voo Iphis no i homies main a in conf Ess capital correspondents Confer Honor on californian in lower i Louse the title of a the most honest Man in the House of representatives won by Jerry Voorhus of san Dimas in the poll conducted by 1,1 be Magazine according to a release issued by that Magazine in Washington d. C. His rating 9944, which is about As close to perfection As a tinman being could by expected to come. Voo re is far ahead of every other congressman from tie Section of the country easily taking the designation As the a Ablest congressman from the no other member of the House from telling of her experiences in Hie Ore it where she served As a missionary for More than 30 years mrs. W f. Wilson 821 Fairview Avenue Arcadia yesterday afternoon brought the principal address at a regular meeting of the lip Reading class of the adult education department Monrovia Arcadia Duarte High school. Mrs Wilson illustrated her talk by displaying some of her interesting collection of articles from the Orient. A social hour followed the regular class program. Marian j. Anderson of los Angeles is the instructor of the class a. P. Kings leave on 6-week tour a. P. King proprietor of King s pharmacy and mrs. King left last night on a six week s tour Winch will take them through the Eastern United states and Canada. Leaving by train for Detroit they planned to pick up a new automobile there and motor to Toronto Canada where they will visit mrs. King s Mother. From Toronto they will go to Washington. D. Go to visit mrs. Kings relatives and on the Back West. They will Stop Over in South Dakota to visit other relatives of mrs. Kings. Arla Dia is attend Star reception combining the Observance of the anniversary of charter night with the first ladies night dinner meeting of the year plans were launched this week by the Arcadia toastmasters club for such an event to be held in the masonic Temple on May 15, announcement of the ladies night anniversary function made yesterday afternoon by Charles Gibson newly installed president of die organization. Serving As a committee in charge of arrangements for tile gathering Are Jaek Hall chairman Wood Glover Howard Butler and Ted Brodhead. The table topic for last monday nights session presented by Brodhead with the subject being a when i really scared Quot on the program slate for the evening were two 10-minute addresses one delivered by w. Norris Ashton on the topic a hate in the and the other by Glover on a who owns America a elks Lodge to sponsor Charity circus carnival the Middle West or the Pacific coast listed among the first 25. In addition Voorhis rated As the fifth most intelligent member of the House with an average of 91.56. A the everything it takes and a lot to spare Quot commented one Veteran reporter. A the is absolutely honest tar at xxv the average in intelligence and in dead Earnest All the time. He is farther along right now than Many men who have been Down litre 15 years a a rotarians plan Steak dinner tomorrow night tomorrow night at 5 30 o clock when members of Arcadia rotary club their wives and friends congregate in the spacious grounds of the David Walters Home at 235 West foothill Boulevard for an out door Steak dinner they will be pre pared for one of the rollicking Good times for which the rotary is famous. Games group singing and yarn spinning will to included on the program of events. More than 70 guests Are expected at the affair. East Pasadena rotarians will meet with Arcadia rot Arums tomorrow afternoon at 12 10 p. In. At. Their regular weekly luncheon meeting in the Arcadia woman a club. Pictures of Hie Golden Gate exposition will be shown by or. Frank w. Hodgdon. Further discussion and Vest Igat Ion reports on sewer system and Dispo Plant project proposed the Huntington drive i Ness District will be heard try Pipa Ying pc us by pert. H in the to Tod a Gam to e an urn pc i Terest new new of Kessman Voorhis Obsi Psi it f Erin her of a a frat raid m lured Oki Fie St Bon pastor f of hic Church of the holy Angels today Iii St. Luke Hospital Altadena. Recovering from injury and Shock received in an automobile Accident sunday morning at the Duarte Road Holly Avenue intersection within a few blocks of his Church. I father of Keeffe opened the Early i services at the Church out collapsed i on the altar As he a conducting mass and rushed to the Alta i Dena Hospital. The Arcadia priest turned his head while driving fibs Coupe to the Church grounds when i a piece of paper blew into the car if i reported by officers investigate ing the Accident the car crashing c. F. Schermerhorn headed a into a Telephone pole fishing party that left last night for it believing that he not . Included in the party cd serious injury father were s. V. Seher Merom and several o flee fee opened the Church services officials of the Occidental life la despite til Accident. He is expected Durance company. Home Early next week. Sell Ekmer horns leave on fishing trip mrs. Elsie , worthy Matron of Arcadia chapter no. 471. Olde of Eastern Star accompanied by mrs. Gladys m. Murfett mrs. Dana Roush. Or. And mrs. M. P. Ward or. And mrs. O. T. Oil Bank or. And mrs. C. R. Endicott. Mrs. Ici Iii grub n. And mrs. Ethel Rish Worth attended a reception at Ramona chapter. O. E. A. At Mont to Park saturday night. Resident of Arcadia Winner in Magazine Coni pet ii Ion Mary Ruth Edgerton 340 Laurel Avenue is one cd the final winners ill the first series of $5,000 monthly contests sponsored by win Magazine. It announced yesterday tile Arcadian contributed a prizewinning entry in the magazines a Lucky snaps a contest. Win a new Magazine Irien gains its entire editorial contents noir readers through the medium of rash contests. With sections devotee to photography drawing wilting humor Anil interesting items. I with proceeds to be earmarked for funds to provide thanksgiving and Christmas dinner baskets for needy i undies of the District the Monrovia Arcadia Lodge of elks today launched plans for the staging of a Charity circus carnival april 29 and 30 on the a circus grounds Quot at the Comer of Shamrock Avenue and Huntington drive in Monrovia. Exalted ruler Edward Lamotte of Arcadia named de Mullens to serve As chairman of the circus committee. Mullens will be assisted by Jack Zelowitz and Henry Weber. Included in the program of the show it announced by Lamotte. Will be 18 regulation circus acts. Trained animal acts also Are scheduled on the circus program with the Clown clan headed by internationally known european per former. A the circus will be the first Complete shows presented in the arca Dia Monrovia territory in several years a Lamotte said yesterday afternoon. It 5 raw Taos Arcadia City taxes for the second half of the i938-39 fiscal year become delinquent at 5 of clock this afternoon. This eleventh hour reminder Given yesterday afternoon by mrs. Emma e. Hamer City treasurer from Lier offices in the City Hall. At the same time mrs. Hamer announced that payment of taxes to Date a compared favourably with that of previous penalty additions to City taxes not paid by 5 of clock this afternoon Are 1. Addition of a 3 per cent penalty charge. 2. Addition of a charge of 50 cents per item. The second half instalment payment became du1 and payable on january i. Entertains sister from Nebraska mrs. R. E. Flint. 1105 South Mayflower is entertaining her sister. Mrs. Forrest. Mostof i Aure neb. As her House guest for the next to o weeks. P. E. O. To meet at Bellflower Friday mrs. Mattie b. Peck and mrs. Mary a. Tyndal will be co hostesses at the regular meeting of chapter cd p. E. O. In the Home of mrs. Peek at Bellflower tomorrow afternoon. Luncheon will be served at 12 30 p. In., with an afternoon program following immediately after. Mrs. Margaret Johns president ill preside. World Servit e cd b to meet wednesday a the Call from afar Quot a Short play let will be presented at the april meeting of the world service club set for 2 p. In. Wednesday april 26, at Arcadia Community Church. Mrs. Ted Harrison is director in charge. Mrs. Dorothy Talley newly elected president will preside. Ask abandonment i he other petitions bearing signatures of 35.83 per cent of the property owners within the assessment District requested the Council to reject and cancel the sewer plans and Plant location As outlined in the fed ral approved project. A. R. Chambers chairman of the East Arcadia organization reported from the floor of the Council chamber that Quot about 33 i 3 per cent of the. Ign lures on the petition protesting the location of the disposal Plant were those of property owners within the ewer assessment later in Tho discussion on the matter Chambers said that Hermosa Beach and Alhambra residents a could testify that disposal plants of tin Type planned for Arcadia Are detrimental to nearby property for Ges Imp i by Board offering a suggestion to the Council group. W. L. Humphries of Arcadia proposed a meeting Between the Council and a citizens committee a to thrash out the he also suggested that the sewer District and program be so outlined that in the future other districts a could easily join in and facilitate i the growth of the system to that of City wide proportions. A Gordon s. Liberty. Secretary of the i Arcadia chamber of Commerce an a no in cod the chamber a file1 i cont tining a fall available data on the sewer system Quot announcing that hit records were available Tor study by interested persons. Signatures on the petition objecting to the location of the disposal Plant As read by City clerk Harry Nesbitt numbered 41. Thirty five persons signed petitions protesting the sewer installation project the Plant location and recommended the Council cancel and reject the movement. Clep one contend Wheeler tried by City councilman Emil Bol will to started within the next Tew Days. Plans for the building to be erected by c. P Cassidy As contractor Call for a one Story building 25 feet by 52 feet. Councilman Bolz said that later he might make additions to the Structure. Construction work is to be completed by june 15 so that the Telephone company can be located in the new quarters by july i. Iii y club entertains mothers at dinner boys of the i y club or Arcadia Community Church entertained their mothers at dinner thursday night Iii tin Church dining Hall. Guests of Honor at the event in a id of or. And mrs. N. Milo Fiske or. And mrs. E. J. Almonds and or. And mrs Montrose Pollock. Bobby Sams played a group of saxophone solos accompanied by mrs. Pollock at the piano and air. Simonds showed coloured pictures of Jenks Luke 5 Camp. On the committee Tor the dinner were Charles Erickson mrs. William i Ramuz and mrs. R. Sams. The City Council today before it a proposal that Legal Steps be taken to obtain a unified Telephone system in Arcadia through an Effort to a a revoked operating rights of the California water and Telephone co. Within the City limits. While the Southern California Telephone co. Operates the principal Arcadia Exchange the California water and Telephone co. Serves the Santa Anita Oaks District with Sierra Madre prefix phones and along the Easterly Boundary lines with Monrovia prefix phones. Tile proposal presented to Council by w. S. Wheaton who argued that the City a a Legal right to act a the problem referred to City attorney James c. Bone for study. Golf club to meet in dinner session april 28 j juiced 2$ a amp am Oft we it a c and Royd boys took a prominent place on the program at the Arcadia woman s club meeting yesterday afternoon when judge i. J. Milne superintendent of Whittier school for boys. Spoke of his experiences of More than a Quarter of a Century with the unusual boy and a boys singing class from Mon Rota Arondin Duarte High school Sang a group of numbers. Judge Milne told members that after 28 years As ii juvenile worker. Both As judge and institution director that lie still unable to a a a what Hie definite causes of juvenile delinquency really were. But he believed them to be do mostly to a too much Leisure and too Little supervision parents Are olten Hie cause of boys going astray lie sail and the broken Home to. Directly responsible Iii a Large number of cases. Quot when a boy comes to Whittier school we Are not interested Iii what that boy been doing but we Are vitally interested in Why he ha., been doing i lie Why Olton changes the appearance of a juvenile crime he stud. Explaining ins Point he told of the similarity of impulse Between a theft of two Little boys one 9 and the other la who stole to buy an Art if Ocial leg for their crippled playmate and the same gift by a Lodge to an under privileged lad at Whittier school. The Only difference Between the two gifts that the Lodge made theirs along lines approved by society and the two boys Iii their Youthful enthusiasm to help broke the Law. At Whittler 20 different trades Are taught including printing plumbing gardening cooking and shoemaking. The boys att cml school a half Day and study vocational training the Oiler half. A we done to worry about the boy while lit a at Whittier school if is when he is released and returns to old pm u ailment that. We begin to worry judge Milne declared. A for it us then that la is Apt to stray again. We have Only four probation officers to care for goo boys and an Empire i rom Ore stretching he stressed Lim and school Organ help by prov id St and play for Juvenil Mer vacations Anc hours. Following judge the boys chorus dressed uniforms of Gie. A. Int is trousers Sang they Wen by miss Frances p at teacher at the Iii ii my mrs Robert i Maste Dent of kindergarten teachers Assoria tit work of tin child i tile Hom Ilist int headed by or. J ported at the by. To of \ fact that Viz at ions i pen used is during i after s Milne civic could study aim school speech smart w bite following the program that the present incumbents of the executive Board with the exception of mrs. C. E. Hoover program chairman. And trustee mrs. George m Needham will be re nominated Tor the coming term. Mrs. W. C. Bonner will replace mrs. Hoover and mrs. Charles j. Berry and mrs. Craig an candidates for the Oft ice of trustee. Mrs Albert Adco the coordinating Mary wheel Rai Coombs president marking the close of the team schedule and the Start of match play among members of the club the Santa Anita Golf club will meet on wednesday night april 26, in the restaurant rooms of tin clubhouse in the county Park playgrounds Tor a dinner session. Announcement of the meeting made yesterday afternoon by president James c. Bone who will preside. Dinner will be served at 6 30 of clock. Details of the scheduled club tourney Vav ill be explained by Al Muller of Arcadia chairman of the tournament committee of tin # us. It announced. Motion pictures of club members in action by or. I n. Kendall chairman of the Handicap committee will be screened. Members of the club Are planning to compete in an Impromptu tournament wednesday afternoon prior to the dinner session it disclosed Roy Boa min Wick 11 Between it my by a i profession Nave main club m i the n Aud Bors Lier >1 mrs Amit. It in a re me Sci a Dames v. You i scat res idol it of j i Uncil. Mrs. Walter g. Of first be 111 k a Lee Iner. Is. Mary e. F loner. I comm it be h g Rube i i j. B. Niche s. E. No Horn p. I run e. Lid hobe want i Aki a Pard bars arcane Hon Ai j jul o Tornia t a hoi mein a Hon of Deans to Atte a. Convention to and Ger. Embers meeting in it Tea chief renew their clash the a who said what about bookies a controversy Between City councilman William a. Murphy and police chief Loren c. Roosevelt remained at a stalemate after a Stormy Council session tuesday evening a session in which the dispute overshadowed other issues of the meeting. Tile controversy begun two weeks ago when Murphy and Roosevelt engaged in an Exchange of personalities reported with the Reading of a letter addressed to Tho Council. The letter read before a Large gathering in tile Council Chambers said Quot we understand that at the last meeting of the Council the chief of police openly stated that one of the councilmen ordered him to allow two bookmaking establishments to operate on Huntington drive in thus City. It seems strange that this statement went unchallenged by every member of the City Council. A citizens and voters we should like to have the chief of police answer the following questions in open Council meeting. I. If this condition did exist on Huntington drive it not the duty of the chief of police to enforce the Law regardless of the wishes of one or All the members of the City Council �?o2. If such an instruction Given to the chief of police did he report that fact to other members of the Council and if not Why not �?o3. If he did report it to other members of the Council Why is it the arrests were not made �?o4. The indefinite nature of the statement made by the chief of police that bookmaking being done on Huntington drive leaves every merchant along the Street under suspicion in fairness to All. We ask the chief of police to name the persons and places involved if any. A yours very truly a a signed Charles a. Nugent 403 Norman Edna Reeder. 1605 Holly Frances e. Cross 449 Norman Avenue Ethel a. Poynter 743 Arcadia Avenue Eugene d. Ellison 405 South Santa Anita Avenue Donald Smith 139 Alta Street As the Reading of the letter completed Murphy urged that Roosevelt be required to answer Tho Specif in questions but the move failed when he did not obtain a second to the motion. Niday makes statement tile motion however did bring a heated statement from councilman Everett f. Niday that he did not believe a an open Council meeting the place to air any evidence the chief might he added a the would be laying himself liable for any direct statements he would make the place to air such a matter would be in the grand jury niday also challenged Murphy on whether political moves were involved. Murphy then called for a meeting of the Council As a Quot committee of the whole when the regular session been adjourned a for consideration of this letter and whether the chief will be required to repeat earlier debate convening a few minutes after the regular session the committee cession presided Over by niday As in of the police and fire -.Ion, wa., a repetition of the a lash with Murphy demand were from and Cairn commit earlier ing an Nida Jaldin the pus in chit tile ear on that any Mig lit Havo of a grand i with e f Hrict officer. 1 1 la at my the i rent b Phy a i ii Dena mein Ben i vill not Ansi agr lie 1a i h As the at Ward a it Call in. In mad la 11a that Quot Nall of. Comr quest left t of de pm a hand for answer still unanswered lie committee meeting aimed while All other the Council remained at to for i meeting die Chi f to of n nil tree i and by Quot Harmoni it ii in it Taun unit n Council hearings i diem up a to ight up a Dix Quot Council get rec aum ended to invited to committee and

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