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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - August 24, 1947, Arcadia, California Arcadia bulletin sunday morning edition of the help publish your Hometown paper contribute news of your neighbourhood vol. Ltd no. It Elkins revises three cities subdivision map plans changed for frontage drainage a revised posed three map of the pro cities farm subdivision was submitted to the City p i a ii n i ii g commission thursday nit Fht by fail Unpeng representing Gcorge Elkins Beverly Hills realtor. Iii Accord with the requirements set Down by the commission several months ago hit new map provides for lots with it least 75-foot i rout Ane it also provides for a straight Extension of Grandview East of double drive and arrangements for drainage possible future development of ii Small shopping Center across double drive from the end of Perkins drive was seen by Unpeng As he explained the area South of the subdivision for which no plans were listed. This area is being sought by the City school District As a possible school site. The commission referred the map to the City Engineer and tilt department. Following a Public hearing the commission recommended for approval the petition of John a Castle and Peggy a. Castle for a variance to allow the construction and operation of a real estate Vilice and insurance business three lots West of fifth on the South Side of foothill. In favouring the petition the commission Felt that a real estate office would act As a Buffer Between the business zone at the Corner of foothill and fifth and the residential zones to the West. Opponents of the petition expressed once n Over the Extension of non residential zoning in the foothill area. The commission commended for approval the petition of Guy m. Cox for permission to build a Home on a lot 500 Square feet Short of the minimum. New directory Eugene Bowen will assume duties As City recreation director sept. J. Post office getting six new carriers authorization for the six badly needed new carriers to. The Arcadia i Post office will be issued to postmaster William it. Stewart in about ten Days according to a Telegram received by the bulletin from rep. Richard m. Nixon Friday night. The wire states that the 12th dist let congressman made urgent request for an increase in the local water i Post office stall in response to letters from local leaders and that he had just been advised of the increase in per Onnel allowed. Arcadia Post office has been working Ender ext erne hardship for i a Long time because of the rapidly i increasing population and limited staff. Postmaster Stewart stated that the new men would be a big assistance but that it might be some time before they could be put to work because of equipment snort Ages. Leighton buys remodels fines Coffee shop Leighton industries of los an Gal operate s cd the famous Leighton restaurants have purchased the Pines col fee shop from William Petersen completely redecorated the Interior both dining room and Kitchen and Are now open to. Business while the exterior of the building is being Given a Lac a lifting. Allan Bailey experienced restaurant operator for the company will be manager under the direct Sujit vision of w Der Zyl assistant Secreta y and treasurer of the company who is now in Arcadia helping get the new business under Way. Leighton industries operate eight outlets in los Angeles and one in san Diego in addition to the food Concession at consolidated Vultee in that City. Jess Colman member of the Board of supervisors of san fran a Cisco county is president of the i firm which has plans to completely j Mode Nize the new Arcadia prop i City including dining room and i cocktail bar As Well As a compleat j renovation of the Kitchen and other production facilities. In Ruth Mclaren s disappearance baffles parents it Sockman trial Date changed the Date for trial of William Sockman has been changed to sept. 12. Judge Noren Eaton originally scheduled the trial for sept. 5. Sockman is charged with speeding 1 and reckless driving. View from the Foothills John j. And the missus we the people Are by turns baffled and enraged Over Ute things some Public officials say and do. For their part Public servants have Long ago Given up trying to figure the Public. One Day a Call was routed into the building department at the City Hall which left Fred Post shaking his head and muttering to himself. A lady taxpayer plenty burned up was complaining about the discrimination against her. A tree in front of Lier House was dying while a tree of the same variety in her neighbors Yard continued to flourish and would the building department come to life and attend to it in City court the other Day judge Noren Eaton was heatedly reproached by an outraged citizen who admitted parking in the bus Stop red zone at first and Huntington but thought it unjust to Fine him when he had parked there Only 5 minutes and besides you could see the old White parking lines through the Black paint. He i asked jail on a contempt charge to argue ins Point too. Then there was the lady who pulled into the same red zone in front of Hie Bank and told officer Harris that it was All right because she had Felt of the paint and it was not fresh. Guess consider also the citizen who goes wandering about on Public woks blundering into the Way of men with work to do. Just the other Day one of this Type was mooning around taking in the sights on the construction Job at Santa Anita school. The boys Are working against time to get that school done and its probably the most desperately Busy place in Arcadia. So a brisk but courteous gent who turned out to be the Harvey of Harvey and Rote the builders asked if the Pilgrim was looking tor someone. No said the Pilgrim and he gave Harvey that old one about being a reporter. Quot Well done to get Hurt a said the Boss with Bri que kindness a wed be responsible you know a a faint amused smile spread Over the features of this reporter As he leaned against a stanchion. Showing How perfectly at ease he was amidst All the activity of course the stanchion had been painted with bilious Green paint about five minutes before and the journalists b. Pliant sport shirt was a Complete mess. Harvey said no word but his look said plainer than words Quot see what i mean a a and who was Iii the sport shirt us huh that s right. The Little woman put in a full morning wit ii cleaning solvent saving that shirt. Gleaned your foot i ii i Billy gleaned one bit of information out of the incident though. A a we la turn Over a sixteen classroom unit the kindergarten and the administration building next week a a said or. Harvey. Quot be ready to furnish and of Al o working with commendable Esprit Are the Guys who have Over in Arcadia everywhere and Are tearing up streets for every conceivable purpose. West Arcadia is holding its aching head and wondering ii it will Ever get Duarte Road and Baldwin Avenue Back for use. Machines ate also tearing at the Earth a vitals Back of Obenland a jewelry Emporium to get at Bruce wet More a gasoline storage tanks and have them out of there before other Crews move in to dig for the Penney store foundations. Yet other monsters Root and snort away at the big Clayton parking lot. On Baldwin North of Fairview they Are digging out a place to set the Wetmore filling station when they move it off its present location beside the shopping bag. Holly Avenue has been ripped open reportedly for Gas Mains. The Telephone company a contractors have finished bottle necking double drive North of Duarte and judging from the conduit that is Strung in the Parkway South of Duarte they will soon have that dug up. Meantime other contractors have holes opened up at Huntington and the double d Ive to put in the traffic signals things Are further messed up at that Point where the Trees and curbs were torn out to narrow the Parkway. This is civic growth f lends. No doubt the chamber of Commerce loves it. Gimme tile Root Dills. Spring busier i hat rough crossing of Wheeler Street Over the double drive that has a jointed to. Full Many a sacroiliac is to be paved when the rest of the mess is cleaned up along there. . No word has been received up to late saturday Atte. Noon concerning Ruth Alice Mclaren 15, of 23 Fano Street who disappear monday with $2 400 in $100 Bills belonging to her father taken from a Cache in the Yard of the Russell Mclaren residence on Fano. Friends and relatives were at a loss to account for the sudden disappearance of the popular Young High school Sophomore who had been Busy preparing for the a opening of school next month according to her Mother who indicated a belief that knowledge of the presence of the Money in the Yard and what one could do with it so stimulated tile girls imagination that she is temporarily a victim of its fascination. Ruth who was old for her age had taught sunday school at the Community Church for several yeas having attended tile Church since infancy. She was a Delegate j at presbyterian conventions of Young people the past three years and planned to study for work As a youth Counselor and organized according to mrs. Mclaren. She is reported to have told a clerk in Pasadena on the Day of her disappearance that she planned a trip to Chicago but several persons have expressed the opinion that she May be right Here in Southern California since no Trace has been found of her on the few Well travelled routes out of tile state. A misunderstanding wit i her father who has been an invalid for Hie past six months clue to Industrial poisoning is believed to have been the immediate cause of her leaving. She had been his nurse All of Hie time while her Mother worked to support the family during the lather s illness. Bac k from w ars a Phil Smith returns to Arcadia wednesday from Akron where he finished fifth among 150 entrants in the National soap Box Derby. Tony Halstead s Skunk voted most unusual entry at Park pet Shew while More than 75 animals Wonc red what was happening the county Park pet show selected winners in 60 classifications Friday. Prize for the most unique who entered a Skunk. Conducted by William j. Entry went to Tony Halstead James Gilliland Dies of Auto crash injuries James Lee Gilliland 38, 3120 Center Avenue died in a los Angeles Hospital tuesday of injuries sustained last saturday in a traffic Accident. Ponce records indicate that a pickup truck driven by Gilliland collided with a car driven by f e Yepiz of 147 West 55th Street to Angeles two Miles South of i Une Asier. Yepiz was not held. Jack Hardwick leaves for races at Cleveland after working for three weeks to a trip his p-51 Down to racing weight Jack Hardwick left yesterday for Cleveland where lie will enter the National air races on labor Day. The former air forces Captain bought the plane in Texas six weeks ago and has been cutting it Down and tuning it up at the Santa Monica Airport. Hardwick who took third in the feature race at Cleveland last year has eliminated everything in the plane but the Bare essentials for maximum Speed in fact he had the ship so Cut Down that lie had no place to carry his own suit Case on the flight to Cleveland and had to make arrangements to ship his clothes. Assigned to Navy officers training Vernon g. Kidd Seaman first class . Son of Mas. A q i Kidd of 49 South fifth Avenue been assigned to the naval Resen officers training corps naval aviation College program preparatory school at g. Eat lakes 111. Kidd who reported to the sell of from tile naval air station. Non k va., entered the naval service in May 1945, at the naval recruit i station in los Angeles and recent 1 his rec nit training at san Diego. New truck rental business started Mcfarland the tenth annual a show was sponsored by the Arcadia Lions club and the county department of Parks and recreation. Act Ling As judges were Kenny Bryant Eunice Veiner and chit Halstead Ether prizes went to Philip Parker for the dog with the longest Tail Ronald Hopkins shortest Tail j Margaret Schaeffer curlies hair Richard Day la Gest Bob Bowman j smallest Margaret Schaeffer spot Tiest Richard Day longest ears Marilyn Davis whitest Steve Gray Best kept june Coopender Hom Eliest Neal Loury Saddest eyes Derwood clocker handiest legs Tommy Tobin largest Collie Bonnie Mathews Cloyn Ronald Manor blackest Elizabeth Fetterly blondes Cocker ii Jones Browne St j Suleima Ander on largest Puppy family Roger Nelson shortest of purple heart elects Bisbee acc Dick named Valley commander Cirl k. Bisbee of Arcadia was elected commander of the i san Gabriel Valley chapter military order of the purple heart thursday Niht. Following his election Bisbee named William i. Libby of Arcadia adjutant Anton Schmaltz of Alhambra judge advocate and Archie j. Bradley. Of Al l Odia i ii a Ltd of i Leer i other appoint menu will be made sept 18 other elective of i leers arc Christian c. Loehde senior vice commander Howard l. Taber Junior i vice commander Tom a Ida ii Nance office. Schmaltz historian i Jesse l. Gray sergeant at arms Fred c. Pot three year trustee Bradley department executive committeeman and Rex cumming.-, alternate. Past commander l by was appointed As chairman of the com i j Mittee on a Range ments for installation of officers sept. 18 with a i riots Loehde and Taber to serve i with him. Libby was also authorized i to look into the matter of having j 1 an Honor Roll made to receive the name. Of department patriots. Plans were discussed for the j launching of a building fund Cam i Mittee to investigate ways and i Means of raising funds for a build i ing to House the chapter and unit. 1 Observance of Washington a birthday memorial Day and armistice Day by the chapter were discussed and at an Early meeting plans will be made along these i lines. 1 if the department commander is i unable to be present to install the officers of the chapter the senior vice commander of the department i will do the honors. Libby who is department vice commander for the South zone in j company with commander elect Bis Bee will attend the next meeting of Glendale chapter and will invite i the officers and members to attend the local installation. its served by the members of the unit were enjoyed following the close of the meeting. All purple heart holders Are invited to attend sept. 18. In i i he i i i i i i associate minister to head Church youth activities the con in i Lily presbyterian Church of Arcadia has announced t la audit urn 1 it its St a j of t la Rev Charles c Sacchett As associate u in m r. Ii v. La be incl. C it t charge of All youth of t cities. The Rev. A amp Schelte Baa come from a very a Cress Ulpa torah in Seattle where he served three year. As the minister of the Brighton presbyterian Church. Prior to that time Sachette was associate minister at the Pacific Beach Community presbyterian Church at Pacific Beach calif., where he was in Cha. Be of the Christian education i Ogram the Rev. Sachette was born in Philadelphia and graduated from Temple University in 1939, and from Temple school of theology in 1942. In Seminary he majored in religious education and in both pastorate following his completion of Seminary he has Dev Toped very successfully the Christian education programs of his churches. I officially begins his work with the Community fresh it Meriun Church sept. I. However h has been giving ome time to the planning of his work during August and will preach he Sermon at the sunday morning worship hour aug. 31. His subject will by Quot is the Church behind the times Quot nose and hair. Patel to est Diane Loury Best smallest and Hagen most to by boites s cat was voted Pretti Kitners. Largest Neal dressed Gerry Tobin shortest hair Pat stripes Donald abbr. A in fliers organize Here thursday All non regular army air corps officers who served in to id War i or ii Are cordially invited to attend a meeting thursday at 7 . At he Home of col. F. P. Dickerson. 1410 Rodeo Road. A local chapter i Ter s. Of the air Reserve association of Friday the United states will be organized j rotary club 12 10, Eaton s a new truck rental Busine Arabia was Autho sized by state corporation commissioner flee this week with the Grant ii j a permit to consolidated truck equipment rental. Inc. With an a horned capita $2>.ooo, tin firm lists As officers directors Sewa d c. Pollock Frances Pollock and Eugene n. with offices at 6 North first aver a this week tomorrow toastmasters 6 30 p. In. Carp terms. School Board. 8 p. I first a Oue school. Tuesday Junior chamber 7 30 p in. Chamber office. American legion 8 p in. I n Hall. Thursday Lions club 12 15, the Derby Optimist club 7 p. I Carpel Best kept Hamilton gravest Richard Miller longest Lim mar Ilyn Miller Browne St and whitest Edith Smith Best behaved cat Janice Bowman largest cat family and Margaret Miller smallest. In the Pigeon division. Bob Walsh a Birds were voted largest most Beautiful and mod colourful Bob Bowman s 14-\ Ca a old Bird the Odest Don Bowman smallest Joyce Fletcher. Smallest. Max Schaeffer whitest. Among chickens those entered by John Dickerson were the biggest and had the most spots Roland continued on Page 8 Optimist hear discussion of business group support of the efforts of the Arcadia merchants association was discussed at an open forum held by he Arcadia Optimist club thursday. In fhe a ten be of entertainment club rented their View. Various club topics Freeman Campbell publicity chairman. At last weeks meeting. Optimists heard the Case for the Small rustic Man discussed by Milton j. Filler of the National federation cd mall businessmen. A program of members pre informally on according to i with violation of zoning lavs charged with conducting a Plas jeering business in a residential zone on Norman. George Eriksen pleaded not guilty in City court i wednesday and will by tried by jury sept. 19. Pleading not guilty to a charge a j a two family dwelling in an re zone on Santa Cruz mis. Marion Hobbs trial was set a � i. I Geddes describes to rotary ebb cigars dime a dozen at Post office thursday night and Friday morning was a Busy interval for members of the Arcadia poet office staff with two babies being born to Mem-1 hers of the c of within a period of i eight hours. Or and mrs. J it in Best 67 j Palm drive Are the proud Parent of a baby girl who comes to join j twin boys at the Best Home. She was born at 7 30 p. In. Thursday a St. Luke and weighed six pounds nine ounces. The Mother is the fomer Julia Dodge or Temple cite. A son a born to i. Aud mrs. Richard Clearwater at 5 a. In. Friday. Weighing eight pounds ten ounces also at St. Luke. He has been named David Ray and his i parents live at 313 East Camino j real. Man in a. Cadi rotary club in meeting Fri 1 that Over 4,000 cd during the sea covering every or daily life and Challie to gain a thorough f All of them. U Ai Iii a Bill to improve meet r Warren said it that now California the tile Best employment system the unite. States. The Bill in East is payments by $5 per Mon it make it mandatory for a pm or ii to accept any reasonable Job of baseball clubs Eye Arcadia for in cardinals to ask Ball Park repairs a Climax in arcadians sports Progress or Lack of Progress will soon la reached. Rho St. Louis cardinals organization is now preparing a letter to Tho City Council setting Forth changes in the City Ball Park required before either Pocatello or Fresno the cards class c farms schedule their Pring training Here meanwhile tile san Diego padres Wen investigating Arcadia As a to Side my location. According to Steve Gardner pubic Quot to ii director for the padres the club i considering Arcadia Whittier. Burbank Alhambra and Pasadena. J he team trained at san Bernardino last year Wickham manager of the county Park Here ha.-, advised Bill Starr president of the padres that tie i ii Iii d i available. Ample locker facilities Are provided and in fill j adequate being 381 feet to my e enter Beld Fence and 371 to left and right. Although lights a o planned for the future the padre need lights but would use the Paik from 9 a. In. To 3 p. In according to Wickham the i lab would furnish its own grounds keeper and locker Man. No conflict there us no conflict with the county program because Spring t amin., takes place Between the time of Tjie san Gabriel Valley touch football league and the opening cd the american legion Junior baseball season. Although tryouts have been held Here by the new York giants St. Louis cardinals and Ontario orioles no club a eur come Here for Spring training. The main difficulties appear to or housing Aud food but the situation seems better now than at any time in the past with several top ranking motels in the area. How Ever with tile City Ball Park my the Cardinal organization it is also a matter of getting the Park in Nape. According to Bill Goodman sponsor of the Arcadia cardinals Turin club for the Pocatello and Fresno cards the entire Diamond needy grading and locker facilities 1 need expanding. Close Road the Road in the Outfield should be closed off Goodman said and kids kept out of there with their cars. Pulling the left Field line away from tile Railroad tracks is another mud. Lie added. Also mentioned As improvements that would cinch a Cardinal move Ucie Wert the consolidation of the present stands with a top Over the whole thing and planting of turf. At tin put eat time tile locker a k is Are adequate for about 12 a layers. Spring training rosters airy More than 30 players. Ken Penner head scout fir run. Area., Hay told Goodman tha it la f Esno or Pocatello would rain Here ii the Park is fixed up. By a ii clubs i in ton last i peeled to make some of the j immediate future. With Mon i id in Adit i my it was i Seine Chiv i House gang tin City in suitable tor i Good in were crowded into fun year. Goodman is in Isk the City Council t changes in i hid More major league West for Spring train Eli Evod Arcadia Mig a site of the a of. First however t ii r Cli has inn am i Din us make the Ball pm in and Semi a had difficulty i on a Par with Ai Here on sunday i it r clubs Don t la i on Page 3i to limb Ltd. Lake a miss Hawk Eye Quot exhibits ear of Corn grown by Otis Lambert of Arcadia who won tall com contest at Iowa pub association picnic. By d b William mammal presided i let f. Hal Roach of ii presented the speaker Yourtz couple get help with fresh Start after fire i join n fire which wiped oui a he tem of their Home at 2001 South Santa Ai hair. And m s pull carte received gifts yesterday from eight Arcadia merchants. The Carters two room apartment a joint i garage caught fire while Wen gone wednesday night a Emo t in entire belonging in. Unum Filiti clothing were de d and they estimated the rim my at Mort than iwo merchant who Eon to i puled to vip in the Vining couple a iwo hut arc to us to to a Tewen i it shop smart shop Murry Arcadia Carruthers sin a a a a Arcadia b of or Clift Aud Swanberger Lough me shop. Ant Arcadia be wha r a a i a California Sini a. Aug. 24, 1947 Call at 7 2131 with news of your family and friends

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