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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - April 24, 1947, Arcadia, California Help publish your Hometown paper contribute news of your neighbourhood Call at 7 2131 with news of your family and friends two sections fourteen pages and Arcadia new Arcadia California Iii Usi Jay april 21, i 17 vol. Xxx Sanita Sage Junior chamber seeks meeting Hall for youth Timber a Brot Hor Ripley should Roo the Fence won Davies hts tossed up around Tho Huntington drive office of Santa Anita Rancho Quot Ink Quot. Clues the Trees and crooked Sticks Are native to the old Rancho and have tradition it and probably splinter sticking out All Over them. Quito a faucet weeks just happened to realize this is not Quot Gopher week Quot or some other kind of a week. Whats cooking. This can t happen to us. Inventions no lady there Isnit a radar set on the Market yet upon which you can Trace your husbands course on his night out. May have it some time but heaven forbid the army quite a Story Back of How j. B. A a Cappy a Reavis Golf starter at the county Golf course happened to locate in Arcadia. Quot Cappy is now recovering his health in a Little Vine covered cottage on Ell Dorado Street after a session at the Mccornack Hospital in Pasadena. He was in the regular army Veteran of both wars and Here because of some Tunny assignment work by the army. Quot Cappy was in tile regular army when the japs hit at Pearl Harbor and before he knew it he was a Supply sergeant in charge of supplies on Guadalcanal spent months and months there during those Early Tough Days and a very definite hatred for the Jap enemy grew up in his being. There he was at retirement age from the army sweating it out in the Jungle and learning to hate japs. Then came orders to return to the states and take some additional training. That was Fine. He eventually landed at Camp Santa Anita and right away fell in love with Arcadia and the Golf course. After several weeks of resting and training at Camp Santa Anita a Cappy Quot got his new assignment. Guess what it was a an assignment to go up to tule Lake and guard the japs that was too much. Head seen too much on Guadalcanal. So he tossed his retirement papers on the desk and retired to Settle Here. Success a new definition of Success is a Lucky stiff entirely surrounded by imitators. Leaders outline need for facilities alarmed at the shortage of meeting places for youth groups the Junior chamber of Commerce tuesday night voted to sponsor a project which would provide a civic building for the use of All Young Peoples organizations. After hearing an outline of the situation from three youth leaders the Junior chamber unanimously adopted the project. Skip Cramer president appointed Frank Kearney Warren Hunter. Eugene Wingard and Ernie gaucher to a committee to work with scout groups and other youth organizations on the proposal. Foreseeing an eventual population of 75,000 persons Here Clint Billig told the Junior chamber a hat the present six boy scout troops May grow to More than 20 troops and that facilities Are already overcrowded. Mrs. P. E. Simpson stressed the need for girl scout meeting places. Four girl scout groups meet every Day she said and growth of the organization is being held Down by the Lack of facilities. She said campfire girls officials were experiencing similar difficulties. Ray Dickinson also addressed the Junior chamber. County Park officials see record season forecast biggest Arcadia summer of. A i up i we morn National guard activates Field artillery unit f temporary armory passes inspection Raymond a William Ray Williams candidate for Sches Board Raymond l. Williams this v join in an Cherry Blossom time when the famed Wash mgt open congressman Richard m. Nixon an i his family to a sunday afternoon bicycle ride. In a spec ally fitted Bas gets her first sunny Outing of the Spring season. Washington was jammed Over weekend with what police called the greatest influx of visitors in history. Merry blossoms burst red Tho tidal Basin area on 13-months old Patricia the radio All this radio Weinper ment Over Fred Allen Bob Hope and red Skelton is silly business but wander if Fred Allen remembers Back to his tour of the pan tages circuit in the Early 20�?Ts. He hit the West coast fresh from new York successes with a Brand of Bright cracks and sophisticated humor that did t go Over. We even know of a town where he offered to pay the theater manager his salary if head just be allowed to quit. His stuff was too far ahead of the time then and White the orchestra and theater staff enjoyed it the Public did no to understand it. Guess the radio vice presidents Are in the same boat. They done to understand it. Two cities agree on fifth Avenue sewer changes Arcadia and Monrovia have agreed to cooperate on the installation of a fifth Avenue sewer line. As a result of a meeting tuesday night Between officials of the two cities a plan was worked out whereby Arcadia will be saved the expanse of installing a Booster at fifth and Huntington while additional Monrovia residents will be serviced by the line. Welfare Thrift shop announces new schedule with collections now being made promptly Between to . And 3 30 . The Arcadia welfare Thrift shop has announced improved and More efficient pick up service. C. L. Roberts will be the Only Driver employed by the Simp. No pick will be made on saturday according to Elsie Galloway manager. First Avenue student plays Light opera role Stewart helping arrange Valley convention tour helping with the arrangement of Quot a Day in California Quot feature fiesta tour of the forthcoming National postmasters convention is William Stewart Arcadia past master. Stewart is working with Charier Elgar of san Gabriel on the event which will bring 2000 postmasters from All Over the nation through Arcadia and Vicinity. Toastmasters now meeting at Carpenter s regular weekly dinner meetings of the Arcadia toastmasters club Are to be held starting april 28, at carpenters Santa Anita cafe according to announcement this week by club president s. W. Ranger. The scheduled toastmaster for the first meeting there is Orville Tulga with Leonard Giboney performing As topic master. Walter Hendrick Frank Dean and Clovius Beach Are i designated As formal speakers. At the last meeting this week at the Duarte dinner House Walter i Hendrick handled the table topic i members of the City planning discussion on the subject a is Walter commission this week visited Ana Helm where they were show examples of municipal planning a carried out by that City. Among the main features of the study were a Community parking lot arrange ment and a new Industrial District making the trip were Ray Dickinson Roy Pike Wallace Young Anco los Talley commission Secretary. Chamber to Start intensive drive j for new members with the Highway �?o66�?T�?T program launched the chamber of com j Merce will now embark on an intensive membership drive under the direction of chairman John t. I i Faries of the membership commit tee. To Start off the Campaign a letter has been drawn up stating several reasons Why All businessmen should j be members of the chamber and j also giving a Brief outline of Cham j Ber policies. This letter will by mailed to All businessmen not Aow members of the chamber with an in a song of Norway Quot application Blank enclosed. It is hoped that a Large number of new members will be added to the already Large membership Roll of the j chamber by this method said. The committee on the directory to be published by the plays chamber headed by chairman Roy Long with f. Harold Roach and Richard Clark has revealed the publication will go into each Home in Arcadia and will be available athe chamber office for mailing out of All parts of the country to answer requests for information about the City. Resident Clifford s. Lance sex rotary William d. Libby and director Walter Muller who is president of the California unit . Highway �?o66�?� association travelled o san Bernardino on wednesday contacting Chambers of Commerce Dong the Way country fair makes annual visit to woman s clubhouse tomorrow the biggest summer in the history of the county Park is in store according to a report from William Mcfarland playground director who outlined the program at a meeting of the Arcadia Community coordinating Council monday it the West Arcadia cafe. Mcfarland revealed that the Park swimming Pool will be opened May 31. A Complete schedule of Park activities will be published in sunday s bulletin some Daes of main events Are still tentative Mcfarland said. His report showed every kind of sport scheduled for this summer with tournaments and instruction for Young and old in swimming Tennis and Bowling night swimming has been added to the summer program. Being worked out with the american legion is a huge fourth of july program. Meanwhile. Harry Russell chair have Man of the City recreation commis Pha Sion has revealed that a summer constantly since 1933. And the recreation program is assured for i knowledge i hav it of tie cond Rue Arcadia. Russell invited any person Tion business will be Able to Erve with ideas for the program to con the people of Arcadia Well in this tact him or a member of the com budding Enterprise Mission. A Al a i feel that a Board Mem mrs. Charles Bennett presided at Ber should by Able to a t Fri meet the meeting which also saw the Ings regularly and i am in a to be Able to attend Board to school 16, in which he w Ham Heidenreich Boa re Williams Stater Quot i have made n for trustee of schools because is in a building been eng of the w mild nine program aged in building i in i980th a Alit wan it with d the 020 Elj gun. And a Loam it of ricers headquarter and i five army one of the in its to be her the exam which y the state. Of rhe in the unit will latest Type i that offi paid at the iry Pav for Drill Gentile 40. H in if t their own groups on the subject of youngest Dau her will so Art Kin a Bill Nowr before the state to i Hergarten in september with t the country fair will make its annual appearance in Arcadia tomorrow in the woman s clubhouse 324 South first Avenue. The doors will open at la . And the Public is invited to visit to look and to Purchase the various artices group endorse a s ale wide move is lion to plants Flowers cooked food and novelties that will be Dis i for creation of a commission to meetings. Played. This annual event is a project of the ways and Means supervise Public bathing places not a at the a. Int time i have my a committee of the Arcadia woman Snow under state control. Members oldest dam her Iii tile second Grade club and is the one event during were asked to hold discussions in j at first Avenue school and my the year when All departments of the club join together to raise ands for club work. This year mrs. J. W. Watson is chairman and he is assisted by Mes. Harold Dunn Ray Kinnison. Herschel 1 Burns and Harold w. Johns. A delicious luncheon will be pre Richard Williams 12-year old traced by the music department and student at first Avenue has a a it. Served in the Farmers Market Light opera i style. Business people of Arcadia now being presented in Las Angeles Are u1&e i to Enjo it Richard the son of or. And mrs. E. J. William Den artillery Meral Nickell a tin and the men of til0 a he adjutant j forma for the Tance Given b Shing the uni Ait the on of the expressed his Apt of the officers tonal guard and Jenera state of cooperation and y Arcadia in is i Here. Assistance and City government organizations and the private is of the commit nity it would been diff cult if not impossible restrict sex education in schools to he High school level Only. To enjoy tomorrows luncheon at the country fair. Garden department members 1008 West Hunting j a amp be j3een Pussy tending their prize Faries ton. Appears As a norwegian Young j blooms for some time in prepare Ster in the prologue. The youth has Lien for the Quot Garden Nook Quot which business also participated in several radio Vii potted plants and Cut Flowers. Good Cocks in the history and landmarks department will prepare cooked food and delicious pies and cakes to sell in their boo h. Ann Many interesting and unusual articles will be sold at the a White elephant a Booth conducted by the International relations department. The drama department will have the needlework Booth and will Fea continued in Page 2 merchants ask backing for civic show at turf club every organization in Arcadia has been invited to Send representatives to a meeting to be held april 28, at Wook evs 115 South first Avenue at 7 30 ., to discuss ways and Means of putting on a com who did not have Unity horse show and fiesta some delegates at the organization meet time in the Early fall according to Ngol the Highway �?o66&Quot Assoc a w. P. Wookey chairman of the on. While in san Bernardino they Arcadia merchants association Nade arrangements for the meeting if the Board of directors of the new Edwards joins Gordon Eberly in business City planners visit Anaheim Winchell necessary a the consensus expressed by the Impromptu speakers was that in the interest of Freedom of expression such news commentators Are valuable and necessary. Clovius Beach acted As toastmaster of the prepared program presenting three speakers. Carl fee enlightened the audience in a six minute talk on a How to appraise a Gas Rodney Johnson voted the Best speaker on the program. Had for his title a the Wisdom of poor a taxation the great destroyer Quot was the thle of Hoyt Curtis talk on estate income and inheritance taxes. Constructive evaluation was handled by Charles Gibson assisted by horizontal advisers Frank Dean. Walter Hendrick. And Orville Tulga w Ith George Albaugh giving the grammarians report. Jack Moyer business Man from Monrovia and a resident of Azusa was present As a visitor and took part in the informal program. Nit april 30. Memberships Are now being taken in the various communities. The program on at the local schools by the indians and the meeting held at Eaton a Santa Anita in april 18 brought to Arcadia a arge amount of very favourable publicity chamber officials said. The election of Miller As presi sent was a tribute to the City and a it the chamber of Commerce for a eing a on their toes they a d. It is expected that Lance Mulieri and Libby will go to Santa Monica Omorrow to Contact interested paries there Gordon Eberly has moved his Gen which is spearheading the project Erl insurance a from his Home the project which would be to 119 South first Avenue and Haen at Santa Anitas turf club is j associated Paul Edwards former designed to raise funds for the Arcadia police sergeant with him in Charity work of All organizations the business. Participating and needs the sup j both Eberly and Edwards have port of every civic and service gee p lived in Arcadia and been Active in in the City according to Wookey the Community / life representing who feels that such a project will by some 50 years of Community activity filling a Long and much need i Between them. Place in tile Community a Charity Edwards was in the naval air program. Clips during the War. Services held for Dee Payne Pioneer citizen funeral services were held tues Day for Dee m. Payne a resident o Arcadia for More than 40 years who died saturday after a Long illness. The Rev. N. Milo Fike officiated at the last rites held at Glasser and Miller Chapel. Interment was in live Oak cemetery. Born in Monterey in 1872, Payne came South in 1891. His Home Hen was at 15 East Forest Avenue. In los Angeles May 7. 1906, or and Alcinda Mckee were married and Jan. I. 1907 moved to Arcadia. For Many years Payne engaged in ranching and Farmed 85 acres in he neighbourhood of tenth Avenue just North of Las Tunas drive. A one time he was known As the Quot potato King Quot of san Gabriel Valley. Always keenly inter Ted in Civ affairs and proud of his Home City Payne As a councilman was in Strumental in Arcadia be Ting Fin goads and tree lined streets Whei the City was still in its infancy. H was a personal Friend of e. J Quot Lucky Baldwin. For the past 25 years he had in real estate and insurance business from his Huntington drive of f ice. He is survived by his wife to Brothers of Marina a Niece or. Marjorie Gullekson the former mis Starwalt of Monrovia now living i Muncie iud., and several cousins. Children in the schools i will be vitally interested in them. A i will Endeavor to Erve the people of Arcadia sincerely and Williams we born in Brooklin n. Y. And i a graduate of the Pasadena High school and Junior College and is an electrician by Trade being of present engaged a it superintendent of electrical contraction in the Dewzil sub Divi in n san Gabriel. He is a past president of the Pasadena electrical techno logic alumni association a t president of the Sari Gabriel Valley diva Ion of Christian Endeavor an elder in he Community Church and a member of a he Board of governors a f the Arcadia Optimist club. application was signed 1 by or. Philip h. Well u or. Robert 3. Wilson. Or. J. Rend la Mcbaine j r5rnie Boucher. D. R sooner de r Stevenson. Or. Chari a Samuel a owing Arcadia Optimist club or Al s. Eldrige and flood Henderson. I merchants group endorses school table if Quot Vul civic Citize have to establish the 890th Field artillery battalion Here. The officers and men of the organization Are aware of the debt of gratitude they owe Arcadia and feel sure that the unit will make a record in which the entire City will be Able to take Pride Quot he said. Of. Col. William m go Man 1148 West Huntington drive is the commanding officer of the new battalion. Col Rosman was for several yet1 us prior to the War a member a pith Massachusetts Nat ional guard and entered Active service n 1940 with the famous 26th Divi Ion. He served with distinction in both the 26th and 80th divisions Erin combat throughout Europe continued on Page 2 on Ivo City to share Cost of fifth Avenue signal erection of a wig wag signal at the fifth Avenue crossing of the Pacific electric railway was assured tuesday night when officials of Arcadia and Monrovia agreed that each City would pay on Quarter of the Cost. The railway had already indicated willingness to pay one half the Cost of installation estimated at $3700. Mew taxpayers group to elect officers april 30 tax conscious citizens from All ver the san Gabriel Valley Are expected to gather at first Avenue shool in Arcadia on wednesday veiling april 30, to organize and Lect officers for the san Gabriel Alley taxpayers association. A nominating committee composed of Dwight Stoner of Arcadia Robert Leeper of Temple City and or. Pomeroy of Chapman Woods vill make its official report flowing which the individual Community groups will be asked to organize and elect officers. Plans will be discussed for incorporation As a non profit organization at the meeting which is open to All men and women of the Valley. F. Wesley Davies will preside pending the election of a permanent president. In lip a fur la u endorser Osecki school Bond Veek from the Ai association in a in Issi Adier t m n end drive a the arc Lien Iulo get voted a Atter state very worthy is Sci the i Mer we i. Stoner pre Tion. The $485,000 it proposed to fir be final nit Anta Anita so on of the Huay for no remit i the Northern be commit Dia Meres the is in a we few la ant thai new first Avenue . President assumes office mrs. Charles Gerry received the Kiel of first Avonie . Before a Large membership me Ting from a lie retiring president mrs. E. R. Wingard tuesday afternoon at installation ceremonies conducted by irs. J. F. Snowden gracious third vice president of t District a . To share the con in years a with mrs. Gerry Are Neon first vice presi a. John Haack second ent mrs. Lloyd Austin president mrs. Erne jut the vice president mrs cos. Co fourth vice presi Herman Rosen fifth ant mrs. Pre Aden a no a vice Pons mrs. R i ten in n Glied by it of the do ants ice i hoc third Ori it a a t s t i t i i led Iii j ill a in or wend Igni j Sod i lond i Hare Wilities a k mrs. C p or Mvi tar Dor m Arice com the r ,1 Start a r oust a Dacian victim is year s worst traffic sunday Ralph Malcolm mrs. F k president mrs. Scorning seere Adams Corres mrs. Russell Earl de her prey Gard Puree of the ? the Kin-1. Directed a fashion Beautiful my eighth economics r Hamil her own led Cli to building and six classrooms Are in the background. His year. Is via e Savage 52, 418 Beard tor the year in a turfed Active Lorn an Avenue. \ in killer when Ess of school True k by a car it Norm in and Ina Chi Cli i anon Pond Lolly sunday ova Mug six other scr ship with Holly cutin unit Lam us died in cd unto traffic the of a Community pre school play i Anre Day. Soup and Parent Edu t it ton class a Kyr Jai ties Russell b own 20, 522 Resetta Tiomi of pro i a is designed Naon ii. Was tract dung Sou ii on i. Tit i loth i tem to roil lit 30 Miles an hour whet i a r v unti de a Rill in ii t la i student a mrs. Par in is Ca Rry i n u on an Active treet. Browns cat a skidded As he cooperation Wen and to avoid t he pedestrian. A wit it Holl it Avenue and Council give witness wild mrs. Savage moved u a of a. Us Grad e graduation by with the car and was hit the Ca Bai que a it o t a grief of then tree Knockin tis. I ments special v sealed i parts of a Mailbox 90 feet Down toe Juvenal needs and p a a in a Street Ingle Large Money making project arc it in was not Leld and no in the fall festival so it amt Aling in Hows quest was ordered. Successful that it was designated at Ion set vices for or s. Savage were1 tile first annual a in a in of such held yesterday in i of Angeles. Festivals to follow lit it footstep

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