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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - February 11, 1938, Arcadia, California Race for Council chairs launched today world wide news coverage by United press and International news service Independent news Pape r a reactions this is your newspaper vol. Chi. No. 35 weather occasional rain tonight and tomorrow. Arcadia California Friday february la. L hot single copy 5� general Hugh a Johnson says sails boat on sidewalk at Beach cow right. 10.17. By United in pm he neural. Lur. in we nor or tart forbidden. All rights reneged i new York City the latest White Rabbit to peek Over the brim of the magic Washington hat is. Eight billion dollars Worth of superhighways. It is i the latest to get a place in the Sun but by no Means the newest in the Hutch. At the beginning of the great Epi j Deni in of Patio j mania in 1933, this was one of the sturdiest bunnies under consideration. The details of its present form have not been disclosed but then it was a grandiose scheme to spend a ten billions on a new idea for called a Roadville. 1 the government buys two rights of Way three Miles wire. One runs from Ocean to Ocean and the other j front Canada to Mexico. Upon a each is constructed an eight Lane j Highway in the one Way strips. Tile project is to pay for itself partly. By tolls and partly by real estate j speculation. Town Sites Are Laid out on the rights of Way and both City and farm property Are to be sold to the multitudes who will be attracted by this Swift new Channel of communication and transit. At least four varying versions of this magnificent pipe dream floated around Washington in those feverish Days but this most ambitious and borate of them saw the Road As one continuous Cobi Rimml Tyr he the roman Wall la old Ertol Tukhy a readjustment of pop ult ten Quot to a new and better maybe pattern. It was to be self liquidating and self sustaining and the sudden and tremendous outpouring of construction Money was to restore Prosperity in a thrice. The present appearance of this White Rabbit seems to be much less ambitious just some super Highway toll roads to Cost eight billion Bucks and according to press agents reports to be financed locally by the Sale of Bonds which people will Rush to buy because the tolls will amply provide Tor interest and for paying off the Coll Osal debt in equal instalments Over Twenty or thirty years. Continental Europe keeps Eye on Germany As revolt rumours hit i petitions to j use mime Iii Queen Citti plane carries plane in experimental flight must be filed with City clerk by March 12 for municipal election in april papers await candidate lip to press time this Alternet no nomination petition papers been issued from the Eity Hall was announced by City clerk hairy Nesbitt. Is non hid la. Jit a nautical problem for the traffic a officer miss Edythe Lawrence Trie out a new a sidewalk which recently made it debut on the beachfront promenade at Venice Calif. Inc Craft has four wheels a Riding Board a Mast and a sail. Grand Ball floor show planned As Benefit to Aid in Purchase of uniforms for High school band Aba luncheon meeting will be held monday noon the first membership luncheon meeting of the Arcadia businessmen a association will be held monday at be Derby tavern it was announced today by president Gordon s. Eberly. Plus i fee nearing completion today for the grand Ball to be staged in the Monrovia elks clubhouse Friday night. Feb. 18. Proceeds from which will be used in purchasing new unlit or is for the Monrovia Arcadia Duarte High school marching band. Mrs. Charles Willey Heads the a. Nadia committee for the Benefit function under the auspices of the parents Oil the members of the musical organization who Are aiming to form a permanent organization it was announced this afternoon by Lambert Cole of Monrovia general chairman. Show set music for dancing will be furnished by the Melvin rhythm orchestra of Pasadena with a top notch floor show programmed featuring a troupe from the Meg i in dance studios of Pasadena and the Robert Mitchell choristers. The latter group is composed of boys from 8 to 14 years of age and appeared with Jeanette Macdonald and Clark Gable in the motion picture Quot san Francisco. Scores of Arcadia and Monrovia children Are trolled in the Meg in studio and will appear on the program. Uniforms urgent need a Between $1200 and $1500 will be i needed to properly outfit the band i Cole revealed. Quot reports on the Street have place the Cost at be tween $2000 and $3000 and Are absolutely Cole disclosed that the uniforms Are an urgent new of the band. Lack of them he said has forced the local High school band out of countless appearances including the shunning of an invitation to take part in the tournament of roses Parade in Pasadena last new year s Day. According to Cole the Benefit Ball carries the approval of superintendent j. Warren Ayer who is cooperating with committees in charge. With four chairs on the Council at stake one of the most wide open political races in arcadians history got underway today with nomination papers available for candidates in the april 12 election. The petition Blanks were ready for distribution in City clerk Harry Nesbitt s office at 8 of clock the morning. Not More than ten and not less than five names Are required on the petition to place the candidate on the ballot. City clerk Nesbit disclosed today with March 12 As the deadline for filing of nominations. Four terms end mayor James r. Griffiths is tie Only member of the present Council whose term does not expire in april. The terms of the following will be concluded councilman e. R. Hudson Lewis t. Mclean and c. C. Hoffman. The chair recently Vowel by the Council to or. N. Milo Fluke pastor of the Arcadia Community Church also will be vacated this year. Close followers or municipal politics today predicted Quot at least a dozen Quot names will be on the ballot in april. Hitler resting in Mountain re treat while wires Buzz on internal situation in news re Law new York. Feb. Ii the military crisis in Germany resulting from Chancellor Adolf Hitler s army shakeup is the most grave since his famous blood purge of june 1934, according to a Paris dispatch through the Wall Street journal and carried Over the Dow Jones ticker this afternoon. Solution of the crisis according to Charles r. Hargrove Paris correspondent of the Wall Street journal a appears to live in a Compromise favouring the nazi a pick Aback flying boat makes first flight As two planes in one the St in. 8 15 minute flight but no attempt was made to launch the smaller plane. Hip is Sei s. F. Mayor gives storm details to London editor gambling in los Angeles termed a profitable business As committee resumes vice probe what noted people Are saying by International new Sertle new York a Ely Culbertson Bridge expert says he Hopes to remarry mrs. Josephine Culbertson. Who divorced him recently a i certainly will marry her again of she can stand me. You know in a pretty much of a brute. Emporia Allen White noted editor bans speeches at the Celebration of his 70th birthday a i have made too Many eulogies myself and know How Little they Compton lakes. N. Jjames j. Braddock who last his heavy weight boxing title to Joe Louis says Louis should be Champion for a Long Long time Quot he is the fastest puncher i Ever looked at and i was in the ring 15 years. And when he hits you he busts you All new York Grover a Whalen president of the fair corporation says there probably will be a ban on All Tippings at the worlds fair Here next year t a tipping is now generally regarded As unsound economically and by International new service los Angeles. Feb. Llu gov. Frank f. Merriam arrived Here today from Sacramento and immediately stepped into the buried investigation of asserted vice and political corruption now underway in los Angeles. By International new service los Angeles feb. Llu More sensational disclosures As to profits of Quot big shot gamblers in los Angeles one of whom admitted $150 Santa Anita. Feb. La. Ins Marjorie Nichols girl Quot exercise boy Quot at Santa Anita was injured at the track this morning. Miss Nichols was astride fickle fairy when another horse on the i track broke Loose and collided with her mount. She was not believed i to be Hurt seriously. She is employed by the Snow White Stock i farms a More serious injury however occurred to Jimmy Finnegan exercise boy for the a g. Vanderbilt stable a horse he was exercising i mired and threw him. He was taken to St. Luke s Hospital in i Altadena for examination. Too Quot earnings a in his state income tax report were expected today As the vice probing Assembly coordinating committee studied 24 state income tax returns including those of several Public officials. At the same time William Moseley Jones chairman of the committee. Said he will request copies of the income tax returns of Quot various arrive by plane thirty state income tax returns i of Public officials and. Reputed gamblers arrived Here by air plane last night from Sacramento. Jones said that six of the returns were examined immediately and revealed that Quot gambling in los angles is a very profitable the six returns examined were those of reputed gambling Barons including tile return that frankly admitted $150 too a a earnings in 1936. Rainfall total for Arcadia Over 12-Inch Mark arcadians rainfall total for the 1937-38 ram year at 8 of clock this morning had passed the a one foot Quot Mark a report from the City Wells revealed. The season to Date aggregate was annotated As 12.63 inches As against 2030 a year ago. For the past 24-hours, ending at 8 a. In. .12 had been measured with the storm net Ting 1.47. A gloomy weekend was forecast i for Southern California. Central California ravaged by floods by International news service san Francisco feb. Llu for j the second time this Winter Central and Northern California was struck by ravaging floods today. Scores were made homeless in Pajaro across i rom the River from Watsonville when the River Over ran its Banks. East Catonsville was also under water. I it was feared that various sections of the entire Pajaro Valley one of californians richest agricultural centers might be under water before Nightfall. Thousands of acres of farm lands were swamped near Sacramento when flood control Gates were opened in an Effort to keep the Sacramento River from overflowing its Banks. Santa Anita selections for tomorrow by Eddie read forty five Eagle scouts from area to make trip Only fort five boy scouts of Eagle ranking in the Pasadena san Gabriel Valley District which includes Arcadia troops will be in the party for the annual flight to Camp Blue Ridge on feb. 19-20. It was announced from Headquarters in Pasadena. Reservations must be made thru tile Council office and will be held for $1 of per head this fee including three meals on the two Day expedition. I. Return Heck Al Cerrito count Robert 2. Silver Kiev mar pal Good polatian 3. His Way. Bon Hamburg miss Bant 4. Bon fume. Cue Ball. Rondos 5. High vote. Cloud or Over the top to. Wat ers pm Ash. Shari id. Mars shield 7. Bragger. Indiantown Kum reigh to Sam. Bold 8. Flag Cadet. Courtier i Best bet Bon fume in 4th, Arcadia residents today were invited to an open meeting with a citizenship Quot As the theme to be held Friday feb. 18 in the auditorium of the first Avenue school under the auspices of the Glenn Dyer past no. 247. American legion announcement of the a open House Quot affair was made this afternoon by Albert Adcock chairman of the committee in charge of the event. Adcock is being assisted by Walter Coombs principal of the first Avenue school it was reported. Students to talk a speaker will versed in citizen i ship will bring the principal address of the evening. Adcock revealed while two Grade school orators will deliver talks based on Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Quot tile open meeting is being staged in the midst of the presidential i birthdays and the addresses to be Given by the students will be most the chairman stated. Quot world wide news flashes reaffirm policy Washington feb. La up a chairman Carl Vinson i ga., of the House naval affairs committee today announced he will add a statement to the $800,000.00 naval expansion Bill reaffirming americans fundament policy of maintaining fleets for National defense and not for aggression. Add 500,000 Washington feb. La. A ip1 acting spa administrator Aubrey Williams said today that a would add 500.000 unemployed to its work Relief Rolls almost immediately after Congress votes the additional $250,000,000 appropriation asked by pres. Roosevelt. In race with death los Angeles feb. La. Ins in a race against death a serum which May save the life of 14-year-old Bebe Kleinberger arrived Here today from new York via air plane and rushed to Cedars of Lebanon Hospital. Getz passes Miami Beach. Fla., feb. Ii. Ins George e Getz former treasurer of the Republican National c Ommittee and Coal operator of Chicago died Here today of a heart attack induced by pneumonia. He was 72. By i tined pre san Francisco. Feb. Llu the Sun was shining and mayor Angelo Rossi was glad that the City was Back to Normal after the storms of the past few Days. The Telephone rang and on the other end of the wire in London. Eng., was a newspaper editor. In rapid succession lie asked a what was the size of the liners that overturned in the Bay a Quot what Prospect is there of saving the City a a Are the hospitals filled with the a have the Rivers flooded the state a the mayor hastened to explain that he City was Safe damage was being repaired and that everything was under control. A i wonder who sent that dispatch to London a he asked. Employment unit of Post set for arcadians unemployed legionnaires of Arcadia today were requested to Register with Comrade Eddie Buzard. Chairman of the newly formed unemployment committee of the Glenn Dyer Post no. 247, american legion. According to plans revealed at this weeks gathering of the Post the Glenn Dyer unit is cooperating with the project launched throughout the state department to Aid in finding work for legionnaires. Reports Given reports were Given the past members by the following Comrade r h Scofield county Council Comrade Kerr membership Comrade Albert Adcock. Boy scouts with this Leport disclosing that troop ii has 29 Active members Comrade Tebow. Who made a request for pictures of any kind referring to the Post to be used in the formation of permanent album of the organization. Commander William Krebs presided Over the meeting. Elks of local Lodge to stage initiation ritual officers of the Monrovia Lodge no. 2427. Benevolent and protective order of elks on tuesday night will travel to Pasadena to put on the initiation ritual for the Crown City Lodge dinner will precede the joint meeting starting at 6 45 p in. Because of the gathering with the Pasadena is the regular Leal Lodge meeting on monday has been order cancelled. Of Peh pointing out the dangerous potentialities of the general election ballot next november on which from thirty to fifty proposed constitutional amendments May appear w. Harold Kingsley director of Public relations of California teachers association. Southern Section told the Arcadia rotary club today that citizens should a refuse to sign petitions unless they Are thoroughly aware of the proposals they contain Quot and that nobody a should take a stranger s word for what a petition or. Kingsley cited abuses to i which the Peoples right of Initia Tive has been subjected this year and declared that Quot in some instances these abuses amount to a Plain would be Wise defending the initiative As an instrument Quot by which the people May initiate legislation popularly desirable Quot or. Kingsley said however that the Public would be Wise to View a with the utmost caution and proposal which would write a Long regulatory measure into the Constitution were it cannot be changed even to the dotting of an i without an expensive popular a the Constitution is a document of Basic Law Quot he said. Quot it is not and should not be a compilation of statutes. Would it not be Well if we were to keep the Constitution As a document of Basic principles and leave the working out of mandates written into the Constitution to the legislature whose actions can be altered and amended at any time Quot three qualified or. Kingsley reported that three referendums have qualified for the ballot and that the 1937 legislature referred 13 proposed constitutional amendments to the people. In addition 42 titles for proposed const 11 u t i on a i amendments have been issued by the Secretary of state any Many petitions Are now in circulation. By Kingsbury Smith ins staff correspondent copyright 1938 London. Feb. Llu All Continental Europe and the British Isles turned anxious eyes toward nazi Germany today seeking information As to what is happening there and what caused the flood of rumours. Informed circles Here were inclined to discount the categorical denials of unusual events issued by the Berlin government in View of the tense uneasiness that persisted along the Reich s major frontiers. This feeling of tension and Strain was increased by indications that Chancellor Hitler is in the midst of a drive to Weed out and uproot All anti nazi elements in the German army Long a stronghold of the old and potent prussian aristocracy. Copyright 1938 by United press Berlin. Feb. Llu or. Otto Deit Rich Reich press chief and close confidant of fuehrer Adolf Hitler today gave the first authoritative statement regarding a multitude of rumours concerning the internal situation of Germany. It constituted an emphatic denial of rumours abroad of disturbances or unrest in Germany and of reports regarding Hitler s health. Army quiet speaking to the United press by Telephone from a us Wackenfeld. Continued on Page 4 8000 Volunteer solicitors in Southland await drive Gong inspired by the stirring message of the most reverend archbishop John j Cantwell. Old d., broadcast Over a radio network on Friday evening an army of Hock Volunteer solicitors throughout Tho Arch diocese of la Angeles awaited today the official opening on sunday of t lip drive for a fund cd $ i too he to erect and initially endow St Johns major Seminary near Camarillo. In Ventura county. Details of Safe Driver award Are revealed details of the Safe Driver Reward Plait in automobile insurance policies today were revealed by the s. V schermerhorn Agency. 146 East Huntington drive. Quot this plan offers to return to von 15 per cent of your annual liability insurance Premium if no loss occurs under your policy during the 12-months that the policy is in schermerhorn said. A this is a guaranteed Reward written right into your policy and backed by a group of the largest most substantial Stock casualty insurance companies in the a imperative movement according to or. Schermerhorn the plan itself is the largest cooperative movement Ever launched to promote greater safety on Street and highways. Any private passenger car owner May Quality for the Safe Driver Reward if he insures for both bodily injury and property damage liability with any one of the cooperating companies Quot schermerhorn declared. Santa Anita race results first Raue mad sue 24.20 it amp 7 a truce Iii liw Silver doctor 2.0# second Kauk Jean loud Tau 4.80 3.4# Richlein i 41� Rich daddy
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