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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - December 24, 1937, Arcadia, California Sixteen racers named for Christmas stakes world wide news coverage by United press and International news service an in dependent daily. Newspaper arcadians this is your newspaper vol Vii. No. 283 weather Lair tonight unsettled saturday Arcadia California. Friday december 24, 1937 ass Sis 1uuu-Imrrnitr to or got greetings Arcadia Bacilli Erin str Panay bombing was deliberate Hughes c Opyr Light 17, in i it it til la re a Hyll cute. Lur. Or prod Ort Ion Iii whole or Purl forbid drip. All re Iua refer Fri by Hugh s. Johnson Washington d. Dec. 23 a the country applauds or. Landon a Assurance of support to the president on Japan. Also there is no doubt that Japan could continue a course of outrages on of r rights which would inflame this nation to a willingness t o w a r nothing should be said or done to disabuse he mind of a j pan on this Point. But if All j this adds up to mean the a we have j already reached a Point where a Trio ism requires that All critical discussions of this situation mils now cease As a sort of War treason Here is one commentator who is going to take his chances with whatever figurative firing squad there May be. There Are Many distinct signs that the old 1917 process of going gaga is working again. Or. Landen suggests that British Parlia critics of any War should have kept their Mouths shut in 1914. Approving editorial comment agrees and suggests that if there had been British firmness and no such criticism Germany would not have invaded Belgium or even a started the world in a military sense Germany did not Start the War. The russian mobilization did that. It is not True that Germany did not expect England to support prance. Von Moltke a famous a memorandum of december 1912,�?� and the a Schlief Fen plan Quot were the crystallized German charter for such a War. The former says a it is Only an Advance across Belgium territory that we can Hope to attack and defeat the French army. On this route we shall meet the British expeditionary Force and unless we succeed in coming to some arrangement with Belgium the belgian army this was written a year and eight months before August. 1914, it was certain that England would enter such a War. She was bound continued on Page 4 Bop Parade Queen a a Fox mfg srem Art Gerlieh Don Nutter of drive read e. Ii. Broderick Edith Small Elizabeth schermerhorn Lois Sharkey Genevieve Nutter Helen Raitt Elizabeth Knudsen Shirley Tremaine May Stanley Mason Budd Husk Louie Lovell Floyd Nichol w. I. Poulson Donald Elliott by Arnold Lininger Wilfred Pankey f. E. Slocum Ralph Moranda John William Jerry Balentine Justin Mccarty Clifton Bedwell Tommy Knowles Felix Colt Grant Canfield Eugene George Benny Hailu Jack Burt Elmer Lofall Hailey Lisle Ronald Bledsoe Willard George Lloyd Lisle Tommy Morrow Jack Morrow Elmer Haight Jack Renshaw Stanley Henser Jim Hayes Bob Erickson Russell Bullock Louis Garcia Cecil Bullock Albert Tulip Clarence Hardy Joe Corder t. C. Etherton fair a Harold noon publisher Carillo selected As grand marshal for tournament of roses Parade line of March is revealed eleven dead in quake in International news service Mexico City. Dec. 24�?eleven dead and scores injured was the toll left today by a violent three minute earthquake that rocked Mexico and All Southern Mexico and caused widespread damage. One of the victims was an american George Mansfield who dropped dead from heart failure. What noted people Are saying by International new service Washington senator George Norris Nebraska says the press May a Force Quot president Roosevelt to run for a third term a there is a concerted outside Effort to frighten and control Congress and defeat the presidents program. It probably will continue until 1940 in an Effort to elect a reactionary president and that will compel or. Roosevelt to run for a third term despite his own desire to Miami Beach. Flat senator Arthur Vandenberg of Michigan says he win not be a Republican candidate for president a i am not a candidate and do not intend to be at any time in the members of Arcadia boy scout troop no. I were reminiscing today about the Christmas dinner tendered them yesterday by the local Lions club which has undertaken the sponsorship of this troop. Chairman of the Day Robert c. Touchon introduced judge William e. Fox municipal judge of this District As speaker of the Day. Addressing the boys in Par ocular on a a americanism a the judge said in part Quot although you boys Are enjoying All the rare benefits and privileges that Are your inherent rights As american citizens your happiness in this regard will increase As you grow older and participate More and More actively in the molding of this great nations he stated further that in View of the chaotic conditions existing in other nations today every american citizen who pauses for a moment to think should be very grateful for his priceless heritage of the right to live Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness. Eagle scouts Beverly Wood and Mac Covell were introduced the latter demonstrating to the club the Correct manner of saluting the Flag while pledging allegiance. Scouts1 William Griffin Bob Mason Jack Stine and Freddie Burnett were introduced by various club members i judge Ardene Boller of the Arcadia police court and Rev. N. Milo Fiske pastor of the Arcadia Community Church were among the guests introduced. Eddie Buzzard local boys who is carving a Carcer for himself a a tap dancer and is at present working for Paramount motion pictures gave the club members a demonstration of his skill in this Art. Leo Carillo a member of one of californians oldest and most distinguished Pioneer families was named Tbs week by president George s. Campbell As grand marshal of the 49th annual tournament of roses Parade to be held on new year s morning. Or. Carillo will ride one of the Beautiful horses upon which he has appeared in Many screen productions. Costumed in Early California Spanish garb his mount Gay youth gather today at Library Park hundreds of Arcadia boys and girls this afternoon gathered under tile giant Christmas tree in Library Park to receive gifts and Candy at the annual Yule party held under the auspices of the Glenn Dyer Post no. 247, american legion. From one of clock on through the Early afternoon hours the a Isle ways were crowded with smiling excited youngsters As the legionnaires distributed toys and boxes of Christmas sweets. Will Sloan chairman of the Christmas party committee supervised the affair. With Silver encrusted Saddle Anc bridle a Wreath of Crimson roses about its neck or. Carillo will Lead before More than a million persons a great Floral pageant who a theme is a play land i Queen Cheryl Walker and her i Cour of six princesses will appear on the entry of the tournament of i roses association whose design was selected from the dozens sub i fitted by the Art departments of the Pasadena City schools. It will i typify Queen Cheryl a reigning to i sit Ion As the Queen of the roses with a great Rose Crown Laid upon i a Robe of roses and jewels As her throne. Plumes of Flower petals from a canopy Over her head in i contrast to the shimmering White of her gown and those of Lier court. The Parade will Start promptly at 9 30 on new years morning move North from California St. On so. Orange Grove Avenue then East on Colorado St. To Hill Avenue South on Hill to East California then West to tournament Park where the floats will be on exhibition from 2 p. In. Until the afternoon of the next Day. White Courtesy lines painted on the Street will be used again this new years Day to serve As the Boundary of the Street crowds. Booe set Washington senator. Borah re Idaho sees no War peril with Japan a i do not think we ought to get out of China or leave the East and neither do i think that if we fail to do so we Are going to War with loyalists staff announces fall of Veroul by fulled pre Madrid. Dec. 24�?the loyalists general staff declared at noon today that the last insurgent stronghold at Veroul had fallen a Dawn and the City was now completely in Hie governments hands. Derailed cars Force tie up on Santa be authorities and investigators for the Santa be Railroad today were seeking solution to the derailing Puzzle on a Spur track East of Monrovia which last night forced a tie up of passenger trains on the main transcontinental line for several hours. Believed to be work of a mis Chevious gang of youngsters or possibly a group of disgruntled rail roadsters the forced derailing of four a Gondola Quot freight cars required 12-hours to Clear the through track it was reported today. Opening the switch on the old 1 Spur which runs Down a slight Grade near California Street and Duarte Road in Monrovia. 18 freight cars were sent coasting Down with four of them crashing Over on to the main Stem. Santa Claus is top attraction at rotary club with w. R. Humphries As Santa Claus and a mixed quartet of arcadians singing Christmas carols and a program arranged by Art Holt the rotary club rang with yuletide spirit today at the regular weekly meeting at the woman a club. Members of the club joined the quartet in singing the Christmas songs. The quartet was composed of Bess Garow. Soprano. Jeannette j Richards Soprano John Vandebur i Tenor and Harold Johns Bass. J after the singing. Santa Claus i Humphries asked each member to i express their life impressions of Christmas. Art Holt presented a Christmas i program. By United pre los Angeles. Dec. 24�?capt. George Contreras of the sheriffs vice squad said today following a series of arrests in a drive against horseracing handbook operators that he would make every Effort to prevent transmission of race results to bookmakers tomorrow when the Santa Anita racing sea j son opens. Municipal judge Leroy Dawson. Dismissed charges against four of i 15 suspects who were Brough into j court for arraignment on felony charges last night. Tim remaining j la were held on $500 Bond for preliminary hearing. The Campaign against bookmakers throughout California started with a court ruling that any wagering on horse racing except through the parimutuel machines at the track was illegal. The court decision differed from an opinion of state attorney general u. S. Webb who held that if the Money were transmitted to the track and put through the parimutuel machines there was no violation of the state racing act. Following the court order Webb asked All Law enforcement officers to inaugurate a drive against bookmakers. St Sumi to seek a mrs. Charles s. Howard sentry Indian Broom Given top weight at 118 by Eddie read sixteen crack thoroughbreds were named overnight for the fourth running of the Christmas s Akes $5,000.00 added feature of Tomor rows opening racing program at Santa Anita Park. With continued Clear weather i this racing strip will be just a Shade i off lightning fast by Post time tomorrow at i of clock. Two foreign stars Lawrence barkers de curia and a. D. Silver s Sargado were expected to go in i the mile feature with Post favouritism going to mrs. Charles h. How i Ards entry of fair knightes and i adv Cator or major Austin c Taylor s Indian Broom. Horace a. Lurous Amor Bruno was i not named for the special. I Arnold Hanger s he did shared i High weight with Broom and fair j Knigh Ess All being Given 118 j pounds top sprinters featured the list of entries for the mile with j. A. Parsons High vote William Boeing a Gleeman Dick Carman s King sax on and Myron Selznick s Pasha being named. Neil s. Mccarthy stick on the Veteran campaigner who has returned to his Good form and Nelson a. Howard Sosum Are expected to get heavy backing. A. A. Baroni is relying on Star Shadow Winner of his last stakes race to make it a three in a the Nevada sportsman won with top Row in 1935 and with Goldeneye in 1936. Milky Way farms have entered the Good three year old filly Mars shield. Other entries to accept the issues Are Milldale stables Golden Era and Dixianna farms Erin Torch. Wwava a wow world wide news flashes Rose Queen a miss Cheryl Walker chosen to preside Over the Amous tournament of roses at Pasadena cal., on new year s Day. The annual event this year will revive characters from tableland in its theme of a play land As Rose Queen. Miss Walker will appear in the Parade. Norm Uli us by Ili on Jap in commander of gunboat Tell official Story of River episode in China Washington dim. 24 Ink a american indignation Over la destruction of the gunboat Panay by japanese bombers was Only partially appeased today by a note from Japan accepting full responsibility for the a a incident and pledging there would be no recurrence. Tokyo. Dee. 24 Lime the japanese government with the approval of emperor Hirohito issued its official reply today to the United states protest against the sinking of the gunboat Panay declaring that a rigid orders had been issued to respect foreign life and property in China. Two former Calexico youths today did a lot of thinking in the City jail following their arrest on charges of stealing poultry in Arcadia and surrounding communities. Curtis and Clifton Hoppa 18 and 21, respectively were nabbed by Arcadia police last night at the Corner of tenth Avenue and Vainer with chickens belonging to Fred Post 1514 South second Avenue in their Possession. The two youths Are believed to com the two youths Are believed to comprise the ring which has been pilfering chickens and turkeys in this Vicinity for the past several weeks. J. J. Of the by Republic White Christmas Chicago dec. 24 . A fits i going to be a cold White Christ Asfor three quarters of the nation if i the weather Man s predictions come 1 True. Snow is on the Way of saturday and sunday and probably will a j rive tonight according to the u. S. J weather Bureau. From the Rockies i across the Middle West to new England the forecast is Quot Snow or Snow capt. Contreras said his squad of 27 men would be at Santa Anita tomorrow to prevent transmission of results. He said his squad would not interfere with Legal transmission to newspapers. Bookies in previous seasons have obtained their results by erecting a a treehouse in private property near the track from which they witnessed the races through binoculars. Alabama Here Pasadena. Dec. 24 up a Alabama s undefeated football team 40-Strong, and backed by 250 rooters arrived Here today in a 14-car train and began preparations Tor the new years Day Rose bowl game with the University of California. Coach Frank Thomas said All of his players were in Good shape except Leroy Monsky who gashed his head several Days ago during scrimmage. Council studies emergency car Purchase Arcadia councilmen today were studying emergency Purchase measures regarding the securement of a new car for the police department. Car no. 3 was lost to the department s Fleet Early yesterday morning when it was smashed badly while it was parked on Huntington drive. Ralph Young of Las Angeles driving while intoxicated cracked into the automobile police records revealed today. Demurrer decision in water suit due after Jan. I British soldiers patrolling in holy land drive intense Washington. Dec. 24 . A customs officials confirming that Bureau operatives Are engaged in a drive on the Pacific coast against improper registration of vessels said today that the drive is one of the most intensive since the world War. V Superior judge Frank c. Collier who is sitting in the Case of the City of Pasadena against Arcadia Sierra Madre and other water users of the Raymond Basin announced today he will devote the week Between Christmas and new years to studying the demurrer entered in the Case but will give his decision by or immediately after. The new year. Attorney Kenneth k Wright appearing for water users in the san Gabriel Valley charged that the i Case of Pasadena would not be Complete until the City filed charges against All persons cities or corporations. Using water from the Raymond Basin. By Hobart it. Montee Washington. Dec. 24 japanese planes that bombed an Sank the United states gunboat Panay gave every appearance of de liberation the planes machine gunned the Small boat it taking the survivors some of them wounded from the sinking ship to Shore japanese surface boat Machie gunned the Panay As she wet Down. These facts commander Hughes commanding officer Panay transmitted to the n apartment in a report made today. Hughes report made these Point. I the Panay was identified i an american vessel by two Lur horizontal flags. Each measure about 18 feet in length and 14 in in Width and had been fresh repainted. In addition because the emergency condition exist in the Panay had been flying her Hales Ensign Ai the Gaff both Day at night. All ensigns were brightly laminated All night. 2. Four hours before the was bombed she was Boarde japanese army officer and be party. Her nationality Desti and Mission were fully is Abl 3. When the attack was the Panay was anchored in a reach of the River. There were in chinese or other ships in the vie Unity except the american ship she was conveying j 4. At the time of the attack. 1 3 p. In. Quot the weather was Clear wit i Good visibility and no we ind. The planes were clearly visible in of their Altitude which a have been As High As reported i at the time about 4,000 feet 5. The bombing continued f j about an hour with the attack planes diving to within too to 2 feet of the Panay from which i continued on Page 3 Corpe funeral to be held on tuesday pana1 d by. Lard in a torn spit in o in but International news service Jerusalem. Dec. 24�?As Christmas eve comes Over the holy land. 9,000 British soldiers and 2,500 policemen Are patrolling the country in an Effort to make it the land of peace and Good will which the Savior desired. Deny request Sacramento dec. 24 . A gov. Frank Merriam today denied the request of a committee representing organized labor in California for a full and unconditional Pardon to Thomas j. Mooney convicted san Francisco preparedness the German nazi policy Day Catholic Chun Pope Pius bitterly attacks nazi Church policy Vatican City. Dec 24 up a Pope Pius at a reception to his cardinals today bitterly attacked Ward the funeral services for clinic c j Ter Corpe 45. Of 53 Laporte is i who riled suddenly at h Early yesterday morning will held tuesday aftem on at 3 of from the Honaker funeral cd in Monrovia it was in Noui i i Day. Or. Corpe who had a legion friends in Arcadia and throng the Valley area was b in on i 5, 1892. In Simkalo old Mexico has resided in Arcadia for a qui of a Century. For 23 year he been in the fertilize Busine. I mrs Mabel Holland to Fri j science read a. Will Condia t 11 Nal rites with interment Folio at live Oak cemetery in mom the elks Lodge will be Inch i of the services at the cemetery the deceased is survived by wife Beulah Vay Corpe one i Norwood one daughter i two Brothers Chiv and hoi of i Cadis and two a. Ter or Bim Whitecomb of Pasadena and Xemina Zdenke of Arcadia

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