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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - January 9, 1947, Arcadia, California A 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 Sanita Sage county seeking slice of state racing Revenue wants two thirds of parimutuel take acc to a min Arcadia California thursday Jan. I. Us v of n x no. 2 a not a race horse but a column of observations about the foothill Region. People anti things. Population All not Gold that Glit ers. The City recently announced the result of a new Cen us which puts our population at More than 15,090. That wits Fine and meant that the City would naturally receive a larger allotment from state collected Gas funds. But there a a joke -. The league it f California cities to which this and All important cities belong base their annual clues on tabulations. So right away they get Busy with the Pencil and now it costs Arcadia $100 More a year to belong. Tough world mistakes City c Uncle has to adopt a new motion picture License ordinance tuesday night All because someone along the line the typist the Printer or some one made a mistake of one letter. The letter f was used where the letter r should have been. The finance read Quot the taking cd motion pictures of photoplay hereby licensed. A it should have read a a the taking of in Tion pictures or photoplay is hereby licensed. A that a a neat trick and guess it could be done taking a in Tion picture of a photoplay. A taxis councilman Leeper came up with an idea tuesday night which probably he should have gone right along with. An application for two More taxis in Arcadia was under consideration and granted. His idea and question was a How about this a do we Grant All License requests for taxis that Are presented and it seems w e do. He wondered if maybe we Hadnot better Stop. Civic Center just a thought but two even s Are taking place which might help the civic Center project. School bids will be opened soon for the South Santa Anita school which is a step in a Long Range program which will eventually make it p Syible to move the first Avenue school. Not right away. But sooner or later business will Force the first Avenue school to move farther away from the business Center. Then that site could be id to the City Lor a civic Center. Nice spot. Then those Nickels Are going to be rolling into tile City coffers pretty soon fir in the race track admission tax. it be Nice to p int to a Beautiful civic Center on the first Avenue site opposite the Park and be reminded of something Concrete the race track made possible for All time to cd me Rose Parade echoes a did you happen to see the sign on Walnut Street in Pasadena Rose tournament Parade Day a parking free tax $1.00�?� or hear the program Hawker Yelling Quot buy a program lot better than squinting at a in a move to Cut in on the lucrative parimutuel wagering tax that has been going to the state from Santa Anita my Hollywood Park race tracks the county Board of supervisors tuesday instructed the county counsel Harold Kennedy to draw up a a to he presented at the present session of the state legislature which would divert to the Quot county Acme $10,260,235.32 each year in taxes. The recommendation scheduled to come be re the Bon d next w Eek the league of California cities has asked Arcadia for a figure on what it costs tin City to have a race track operate Here. Estimates from the various departments of City government will be worked into a report to the league by the City clerk. The league is working through the state chamber of Commerce on legislation providing for additional payments by race tracks to the local governments. Was presented tuesday and on the 1 Mon Ion of supervisor Roger w Jessup. County manager Wayne Allens recommendation was changed to include 2/ 3 of the entire tax c elected by the state from the two race tracks. The entire tax collected by the state for 1946 was $15 390,352.98 Allen disclosed in Iris finding thai the state levies a four per cent tax on All a i Mutual wagering which in 1946 brought to the state Treasury $5.627 461.64 from Santa Anita and $5,032 773.68 from the h Inwood Park track. However Allen disclosed the state levies an additional one per cent tax on All sums wagered in excess of to million Dol Lars and a two per cent tax a n All sums in excess of 20 million dollars which gave the state an additional $200,000 for the one per cent Levy and $4.530 117 for the two per cent Levy in 1946. In Allens original recommend i ii he suggested that the county present legislation that would give the county the one and two per cent tax return because the four per cent tax on parimutuel betting went to the state a fair and exposition fund which was distributed to educational institutions county fairs and agric Ltd a1 expositions. Allen said that any attempt by the county to Cut in on these proceeds would undoubtedly be strongly opposed. However the 2/3 Cut into race track tax was unanimously approved by the Board. Fire consumes truckload of stable Straw a truckload of Straw from the stables at Santa Anita the property of j. R. Pinkerton Puente caught fire on Las Tunas drive near second Avenue saturday with resultant heavy loss according to reports at the fire Depar ment. Fire started at the rear of the truck according to fire chief James Nellis who said there we e indications that it might have been set by overheated Oil from a previous Load Bec Ming ignited by the Muffler or exhaust. The Driver and his Helper unidentified in the report tried unsuccessfully to beat the flames out with sacks. A police car sent in the fire alarm but the Load and vehicle were a mass of flames by the time equipment a. Ived. The truck appeared to be a total loss according to chief Nellis with the except n of the motor and front tires i Hunt for gun used in police slaying fails Hunt for the gun used to kill California Highway patrolman Loen Roosevelt last june 5 has been Fusile it was reported tuesday after 43 p linemen searched the underbrush in a mile Long Canyon in Griffith Park. Roosevelt was a former Arcadia police chief. Capt. Jack Donahoe of the los Angeles police department said the search May be renewed. He said that William Erwin Walker. 28, confessed Slayer of r Sevelt said that after shooting Roosevelt he dismantled the gun and tossed Tho a. To away As he sped through the Canyon. Red Cross Board meets Here tomorrow final meeting of the outgoing Board of directors of the Arcadia red Cross will be held tomorrow at 4 . At the organizations Headquarters on Wheeler Street. The committee appointed of nominate new Boa a members will report on Progress but will reveal no candidate s name until the annual red Cross dinner and Busi 1 Ness meeting t be held Jan. 29 a j he woman a clubhouse. A discus-1 on of the annual dinner will be a id tomorrow. Tickets go on Sale for annual red Cross dinner with tickets now on Sale at to o dollars each preparations Are being made for tile annual red Cross dinner Jan. 29 at 6 30 . At the woman s clubhouse. Following the dinner at which do. Charles s. Poling will be the guest speaker an open business meeting will be held with chairman of the various red Cross activities being introduced and the nominating committee revealing candidates for the new Board a f directors. Two Days later. Red c ass officials and workers will attend a meeting in Riverside to help plan the annual red eras drive scheduled for March. The Niees my which will be held at the Mission inn. Will be attended by Campaign chairmen from Many Southland communities including Arthur Gould f Arcadia. Tickets available at red crass Headquarters the chamber of Commerce and at Arcadia stationers. City attorney preparing new curfew Law striking another blow at juvenile 1 delinquency the City Council tues Day night instructed the City at or j Ney to prepare an ordinance e tub j j lisping a to . Curfew to prohibit i loitering by juveniles in Arcadia the measure would replace the p event id Nance in order to conform with a uniform curfew throughout the county. The proposal Lias been sponsored Here by the arc a d i a Community o ordinal my Council whose president mrs. Diaries a Bennett urged that the Council take action. The county ordinance provides hat pc. Sons under 18 shall not b permitted to i iter on a Public treet Avenue Alley Park or Public place Between to . And Sunrise when not accompanied by their Par it illegal guardians or spouses. Penalties Are provided in the form of a $500 Fine or imprisonment imposed on parents guardians a r spouses. A this Meas e is not strictly peaking a curfew Law a mrs. Bennett explained tuesday. A it prohibits loitering and in no Way a1 feet.1, children on their Way to and from legit late activities with parental a or ancient Ford ruins Brand new automobile a genuine t aced was enacted Here saturday evening. John g. Ellis of l no Beach reported to local police that his Brand new Dodge was struck by an ancient Ford about 5 20 . Near the hell / Avenue Entrance to the race track. Ellis reported a hat the suspect car. Occupied by two Mon tailed to Stop and went South n Baldwin Avenue three formal speakers address toastmasters weakly dinner meetings of the Arcadia toastmasters club got off to a Loquaci us Start tor the n a year under the leadership of president George Alba ugh last monday evening at the Duarte dinner House. The toastmaster duties were discharged by Frank Dean and the table topic discussion was handled by Orville Tulga. The three formal speakers responding to Deans in Rod motions were Carl fee on a trials and tribulations of an appraiser a Sumner Ranger on a an import from Dixie a and Hoyt Curtis on a Friendship needs repairs Curtis lab ration on Samuel Johnson a declaration Quot a Man should keep his friendships in constant wrap voted the Best speech on the program. A my greatest desire for 1947,�?T�?T Orville Tulgar a subject for the Impromptu speeches brought expressions a f desires for happiness health Industrial peace Homes automobiles and Many other Worth while things. Charles Gibson As general critic my Rodney Johnson As Gramma Ian handed Cut b the commendations and suggestions for speech improvement. Welcomed visitors at the Mee ing who took part in the speaking program were Albert t. Case. Chamber f Commerce president of Monrovia and George i Vine. Both of there men Are residents of Arcadia club president Albaugh Sutill of the program for next monday evening showed scheduled speakers t to Martin usrey. Roy Davidson and Rodney Johnson with Charle Gibson As toastmaster and Leonard a Boney As topic master. Those men desiring membership in the club a e invited to Contact him at Atwater 7-4916, stated president Albaugh. Council orders advertisement of sewer bids plans approved for trunk line system following receipt of plans and revised estimates from Koebig and hoeing engineers the City Council tuesday night directed the City clerk to advertise for bids for these we if system the bids to fit opened it the next net intr of toe i Council Jan. 21 the Council approved the plan and Speel i Lea t i a As represented in tracing cd the proposed sewer system to link lines now in Tho City Engineer s folic proposed change in he Gravity flow of part of the system at Al mint Quot and Hunt not n drive was not approved. The contract to construction of a he sewer system was awarded last year to Mike Miller who failed to sign the contract in accordance with hts proposal. Miller to k Deal action to restrain the Cir a from Coll a citing the proposal Bond of $37,500 and to be relieved of the necessity cd signing the contract. The City then filed a c Oss com plaint demanding payment f til amount of the Bond. An answer has now been filed to Hie Cro s complaint by Millers attorney in behalf of both Miller and the bonding company. Since Mille has made several different so ate ments As t his reason for failing to sign the Centi act in accordance with Iris bid t. Guy Cornin City attorney plans of take Millers Dep c Itin Sho try. The Case will then be set for trial. Tile i Gal action will not interfere with fur her development of die sewer system Cornyn said yesterday. Perelie parking ?8es. A r signal system ordinance gets smashed Here final approve Council hears cis1/ employee on i Nixon opposes Whittier dam it p. Richard m. Nixon of Whittier new Republican representative from tile 12th District declared yes Oduy in Washington that he will oppose any attempt by army engineers to obtain congressional funds to build the disputed $5,000,090 Whittier Narrows dam. Ile said lie could net a justify i the disruption of 1000 Homes for a dam we arc not sure will serve 1 the purposes it was intended to John Vreugde Tribune Carrier spent five years under nazi Rule editors note a this is a he first in a a ties of sketches of the Tribune built tins 25 Carrier boy. At the age of la John v Weede v to curries tin Tribune Bubri in or route 17, has spent almost half Ohi. Lite under the a Pressie 1 Occi i Ion Rule of the nazis. A it in lived under the conquerors or five years in the Hague where h father was with the Shell Oil c Many. The Vreugde family came log country in november 1945. And John got his fist j b last Maimer when he took Over the car r duties in the neighbourhood of second and Duarte. Preferring to forget bombings and eating things left a ver by the a. John is now working hard in ii 7 b at first Avenue school in it Para Ion for the Day when he Vii become a a cop or an shop is his favorite course at first ave be and he tikes baseball and Job netball when sch of is out. Expecting his stamp to arrive from Holland soon John will resume his favorite Hobby swapping Stamps with other collectors. He Sells a Model car fan. John is the son of or. And mrs. Ludwig m. H. , 227 East Colorado. He has an older brother Rupert who is studying at . My a sifter. Marilyn 14.without checking we believe John is the Only member of the Tribune bulletin it organization who Speaks both dutch and English. Council adopts new parking ordinance threatened opposition to he inauguration of parallel marking on Huntington drive failed to materialize tuesday night As i i City Council Anita Cliv n o. Ozie parking safety Council s Jehu h. Hoepper charged with disturbing peace pleading not guilty and charging a Bias and prejudice a John h. Hoep Pel through his attorney Eugene l. Graves sought and was granted a change of venue in the City Emir of judge Leroy Anderson to the court of judge John h. Sturge ii in Monrovia at his hearing Here wednesday morning. Date for the trial was not announced. Hoeppel is charged with disturbing tile peace on dec. 23, 1946, at the Arcadia Post office in a c a plaint signed by postmaster w. R. Stewart. A plea for reduction of bail was denied by judge Anderson. A traffic i h the Devil Quot featuring a sound track reproducing the actual noise of traffic crashes w i be Shewn at tonight a meeting a i the safety Council at the Monrovia Center. The meeting at which co chairman Bdl Mccullagh will preside will Start at 7 30, and is open to tile Public. Joe Kaplan or the greater los Angeles safety Council will be the guest speaker addressing the Council n a organizing the Community for a second film a teaching them to drive a will also lit shown. Group to discuss optimists will see educational film an educational film on the aluminium Industry and a comedy laugh riot have been promised members of the Optimist club by Gerald Gensel program chairman for the c ubis fir. T 1947 meeting tonight. The club now meets every thursday night at carpenters san a Ani Tan. La t year the club used monday night As meeting Date. Board will open new school bids bids a n construction of the new school to be built on South Santa Anita Avenue will be opened at a meeting of the school Board Jan. 15. The Board held a routine business meeting first of tile year last night. Two injured in motorcycle crash at Eaton s two Arcadia youths were injury sunday nigh when their Mot r j Cycle was struck by an automobile j making a left turn into eaten. Wallace d. Simpson 29, and Ger Ald c. Knight. 17, were treated to j minor injuries by their family pin. Sic tans. The car was driven by Frank courted 29. Of los Angeles. Vista association meeting tomorrow holding their first meeting of tin year members of the Santa Anita Vista improvement association xviii gather at the Library building tomorrow night at 7 . With a. E. Rummery presiding the player und is expected to by he main topic of discussion. Burglarized Frank Martin 738 West Huntington. Reported to Arcadia police yesterday that burglars had entered his Small work shop and St leu a camera and equipment valued at $36 sometime tuesday night with disco Pion of he downtown parking problem first on the Agenda the Arcadia merchants a s Cia Tion will meet tonight at 7 30 at woo Kevy a. Parallel parking on Huntington drive due to shirt next month will accentuate the problem and the association is expected to appoint a c Mimitte Quot ton get to Start wok ing on a solution. Ado to be discussed the Assoria promotion plan. Various committee reports will be made at a lie meeting. Roil building moved Here from Roosevelt Fork the h Ian d of supervisor a granted a 15-da\ extern Ion of time to the vide Kovacevich comp and or the resurfacing of the Tennis courts a the county Park Here. The Board also approved a request of $500 for moving an 1 on building Here from Roosevelt Park. The request was made by the chief mechanical Engineer r. E. Shonerd and the building is nov being erect d As a storage place in the c linty Pink maintenance Yard. Johnny Walker 46, arrested As drunk evidently living up to his name. Johnny Walker 46. Of los Angeles was arrested at the race track tuesday for being intoxicated. He was released on $30 Cash bail. Adopted ordinance which will end ail next month. The new parking ordinance has been adopted in connection with the states Stop go it Gnal. On la inti t n drive at double drive fir j Avenue and second Avenue Dawn own merchants ale reposed nearing sprees in Chort to offset a King a Pace reduction before the Dina no Quot takes it Lect. First to make application under a he a Quot we in Sheet Ord Ianc. Three racing information operators were granted licenses by the Council. The new ordinance which went Bro Al feet Jan. 2, vend is to by approved by the Council. There Are now 28 licensed tip Sheet outfits in Arcadia. Herbert g. Adair and albeit v i decl i a a ills were g ailed License.1 to i operate taxicabs Here. The Council was notified that the City s dues in the league of Cali i forma g Iti Quot Chad been raised rot $225 to $300 he inc ease brine based on in new populate n fit in i a. J. Cele asked clarification of the ornamental Street i Glam Bills City eng user Glen Watson sex i plainer that the Bills a re Rai cd i about 80 per cent from the original j estimate of two dollars a Iron i it because of rising costs. The Council confirmed the assessment on tic lighting system. Petition withdrawn property owners who had been seeking a rezoning f r by Incus on Duarte near Baldwin withdrew their petition tuesday night. A Public hearing was set for Jan 21 on the Petite n of c. P. Cascade to rezone the old Southern Pacific right of Way. F dowing the recommendations of he planning co Nim Ion the coun cd approved Iii Extension of fir. I Avenue to. 6 jul feet. North of Lav a Lores and approved by petition of j the c Ionia venetian Blind com i Pany to be allowed to manufacture blinds in zone my. Al o approved was the petition of Harold Jackson for a rezoning of to parcels of land at Al Monte and Las Tunas to r-3 and c i. Cap Ain Donald g. Ott who was j granted a Leav Quot of absence of 30 Days from the police department sept. I last year and has not yet communicated with the City was dropped from the Roll of City pm 1 of yees. Vote no refer de to the transportation1 committee chamber of com i Merce for a recommendation was Hie application for a Cert Ifica e of j Public c Awni Eric and p. Ce.-,-Ity requested by Opra or cd a Lus route thru gun the Ive Tern Poi Lions of die i y. Councilmen Nugent and Adcock voted no on the apparently r Utin a matter of overtime pay or employees of the water depart ment. J City Engineer Giai wat on was instructed by the co Neil to prepare tins and specifications As Well a it Fri auctions f r or rvs do e for or la mental Street lights for Hunting on drive from second Avenue to pit h Avenue As recently petitioned Gay a group of property owners. The Council authorized the payment of $100 a Mon h extra to capt. Leek Stine of the police Depa Talent during the racing season. Judge Leroy Atule son will be paid an Eddita a i $50 a in nth. First reeding a held on Tiv make up of he new recreation n is Don. The Council corrected tin Lance licensing in Tion p Eta divers Here. The License tee for Laking in vies in Public or Park 5, $10 any place Cist a it. Y officials be guests Wab a Tomah hers of Tim w a t Ai s a ? creation and their Ither this evening tor c social evening of music Union ii set Jan. 29 for Public hearing in amp if Ignatic Movi to pry in lid off the City employee Alary situation a t. Boller american federation of Lari official representing the a it employees Union moved get into the Council table Pue slav night with a Dominic Loc min t he local. As the i netted was preparer to Airn in Fred Shaler pres Dent of local in d american fed a ration f stat. County and pm i a aes anted the coun-1 f the unions communication girding the salary situation had been received he was told that the analysis had been received and was being circulated among the member if the Council for individual Shafei a ked for an Opportunity for the local to present Case in full and the Council voted to open Dicus Jon immediately. Boller then sat Down with the Council and reviewed the requests being made by the Union. The re Qun fits f s an Opportunity to publicly explain the purposes and objectives of the organization e Tab i lenient of a it a it eci fic Date in which the Union s committee can meet with the Council to make Sug-.,��?� ii it ii and recommend a Thna. A Complete Cit if cation of Job duties. A option of the proposed wage c de based n the county scale. An adequate Sala y differential Between deportment Heads and subordinate employees. The Sii Wing of civil service exam results to tile individual employee it Well j to the department head. Tune and one half for overtime. I of Ltd room for Street department. A St palate mechanical department. A 40 hour week for the Street department. Minimum of a half Day pay for policemen appearing in court. Die Council decided to take the Reque. Limiter study until Jan. 29 i which time a special adjourned be. Ion of the regular Jan. 21 meet i my will be i eld to hear the City the animal numb or Iii meeting , Meav Lille the person of the chamber of Commerce v. Line Board will meet in special ses a held in the chamber office a 8 t certain of the re-. . At this meeting the quests. Members will elect six diretto s to a serve for a term of two years. Each St a a a member i the chamber should a our i make an Effort to attend Thi meeting and exercise his right t j markets remain vote in this election said Sec ret arg William Libby yesterday. In a a p a tile Deputy county a a Soi wit clos�,5�,l k in Csc a be in the chamber it Hee lode v and each i f oui 9 a Ai to a who e Lyon so representative . Until april 17 t give what a met y Ter Day to discuss the dead is to Nee is required to the citizens i eked strike of Al retail , ii m connect in with i tour biggest markets in arca count taxes by remained closed. Tin internal Rove me a i Iii employers group headed by Lur. E a Deputy a cheese r in the Chun o. G Lawton president of the food Ber Oil ice to assist rest Weiris with j mud a Iii. Employers lab r relay ions their Federal Tux i turns. Feb 18 Arch met for two hours tuesday 21. I lie or a committee of the both tin e i it ices have Bee a i Al Central labor Council but no ranged by i e Cha Ubo a of c in i pc hive re nits have been Anni Rice for the convenience of the i n Unsod. Resident of the civic rho strike started Jan. 2. If to of m i Busi in w Iii g and a in it aliment with member i til City s official famil As Peel a guest special invitations to the affair Winch will begin at 7 30 at a he we Arcadia Cal Quot have been used to Oil in Imi Jers of the Cir a Counci inc tiding mayor m Homer Ormsby Albert Adcock. Erne t l e e p e r Charles nuegent and c. L. Russe i and to Cliv c it k w. C. A neg and City at Orney t. Guy Cornyn and their wives two automobiles shot in at track parking arca two la fan la Santa Anil. Saturday without their automobiles. Homer n. Sin a ii of los Angel Quot repo Ted to police the then of his �?T42 Ford for m the track parking area and Russell e. air of los Angeles told police i. �?T42 Candice had been stolen from he club Hon e paining lot. County official in help with axes Here Todd of Ordi a a pro is $2 Street in til Altair i Somo Civ Liers add their to Southland s smog Blanket Sci in of these i Ojile that de the most complaining about smog Are among the worst offenders in the Southlands Battle of Murk is. Sunshine. While blaming the smoke fog Blanket that has been gradually ruining local weather on the int Lux of new industries in Southern California the individual Home owner in a Arcadia w ill Sot. Fire to a pile of be expect new radio car Here this week a 1947 super deluxe fold Sedan equipped with two Way radio Wil be add de t the present three radio ears of the Arcadia police department an hid of tile new car was expect d b Tore end of the it Elk according to i oui i sillier Chiel it police. With two More cars Oil liter the department event ally will be equipped with six cars All using two Way radio. Two patrol cars Are in opera i n at All hours of the night with three cars on patrol Between Midnight and i . Rotary club to see films on Industry Arcadia rotarian will learn a lie aluminium Industry t Morrow heir regular meet my Ai i Ito Lien two films in in led a mine fab til Wiliiam Metal and Quot i will be .4 timer Accord in program cd mum. Ai Lari Friday the club heard an j x in piling address by Rev or p Charles p Liny new member it the j a club Iron Hie Community chit cd t who pleaded tor n More balanced Way of life Anil sought to a mint i u out some of the fallacies in present i w Day civilization. He suggested that Tore la a in and leaves it burning the philosophy of the Man of a jail afternoon another Public enemy a re the offered the Best basis for an is the Man what Durn a trash on leave und wet trash in hts \ Ard Abd let it smoke itself t it increasing disregard of Burnie in is a blushed by City Alice in 1923, was pointed out a cd by Hue chief Jim Nellis Ala is have set a bad extol the hundreds of new a it to a cad la a Nellis stated a con sequent Rise in the turn it in is we done to even know tin regulations Are on Burn i bunn1 hours is established w Here extend from 8 to in no fires nun by lighted in Ilia outside of this five hour d wit it a pet us written u ail burning must be done n a iced in inflator or the r a of i Coo uni Pei i Ion a of the to i hrs sent Viola of us ordinance is Ute citizen i. Tit a i in i Iva minutes lie

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