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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - July 23, 1938, Arcadia, California Of he Corrigan on Tho phone in now York. Tim a taken after he arrived on a non Stop hop Arrow the ii. S. From California to new York a week prior to the transatlantic achievement. Taken from a snapshot this old photo shows Corrigan with a Friend. Helen Fiala beside a plane in 1931 at Virginia Beach a. Corrigan was a barnstorming Pilot then. Quot with his Friend Steve Reich who helped him Groom his plane for flight to Ireland. 3single copy 6fl vol. Chi no. 173weather fair tonight and tomorrow. 90 feet Ineo Wist alive 11 Uva a or event chairman victim hiding behind pole in suicide jump police informed by Motorman a inquest on monday inquest into the death of the unknown aged person who leaped Iii front of a Pacific electric car last night near the Holly Avenue crossing will in held monday morning at la o clock at the Arcadia funeral Home it was announced tills afternoon. Arcadia police officers and county deputies today sought the identity of an unknown Middle aged Man who committed suicide last night by leaping in front of an East bound Pacific electric car near the Holly Avenue intersection. According to information Given investigating officers by Motorman f. W. Goldsberry of Alhambra eyewitness to the Accident the victim jumped out from behind a pole alongside the tracks into the path of the train. Had slashed wrists tile body was hurled 90 feet by the Impact and was thrown into the Concrete lined Wash nearby. Well dressed the Man described As six feet tall and weighing Between 190 and 200 pounds had slashed his wrists earlier in the evening examination at the Arcadia funeral Home disclosed. All identification cards and social Security data were destroyed in Hie Billfold found on Hie body the report on file at the police station revealed. Prints taken fingerprints of the victim today were forwarded to the Federal Bureau of investigation offices in Washington for possible identification. In addition to the scraps of identification cards on the body police found a safety razor in a red Case and a pair of Horn rimmed spectacles. Skull fractured the Man reported to be Between 55 and 65 years of age suffered a compound fracture of the Skull broken right leg crushed Chest and other severe injuries according to police. Throng expected to Jam Racetrack for fete suspend work on kindergarten unit pending spa probe eos Angeles july 23.�?-pending an investigation to reports that the Arcadia City school Board a a hired a a a lobbyist to ii id in gaining spa approval for the kindergarten unit at Holly Avenue school work on the project was suspended today according to . Donald ii. Connelly vipa director for Southern California. According to colonel Connelly Oil Glenn e. Miller was allegedly paid $50.00 to win Federal support for the Holly Avenue building. Several other projects including the Temple school in Al Monte and work designed for the City of san Gabriel have also been ordered suspended Connelly said. A seventy two workmen were ordered off the Arcadia school project Connelly disclosed. A the Arcadia project was described As 15 percent completed with 17 percent of the moneys suspended. The total Cost of the project is $60,014 with the Federal government furnishing $36,128 of this coiffure revived on screen toll court Sorenson will. Be i ried in Superior court on count of running Down youth tuna and albacore in Catalina Island Waters will be the objective of the next All Arcadia fishing expedition it was announced today. Ems Mussachia City Gardener has made arrangements to charter the boat for the Channel Jaunt to be taken Early in August. Reservations May be filed at the Wheeler Street fire station. The hit run Case against Chris Sorenson 67. 1936 South second Avenue today was bound Over to Las Angeles Superior court following preliminary trial Here yesterday before police judge Ardene Boller. At Liberty on $2500 Bond Sorenson us charged in the complaint with having run Down 7-year-old Victor Cuellar jr., of 19 Alice Street on july 5 last without halting to Render Aid. The youngster is recovering in St. Luke a Hospital Altadena with a broken leg body bruises and brain concussion. The drunk driving charge was dropped against Sorenson records of the court clerk disclosed today of a of Titi world wide news flashes 14 believed drowned sans Aba Lex. July 23. fourteen persons who sought Refuge from flood Waters on top of a barn were believed to have been drowned today in the raging san Saba River. They had been marooned on the Structure since yesterday afternoon. San Gabriel Valley poultry unit show in december to be held on grounds of Santa Anita Racetrack Junks destroyed honking july 23. Uns a japanese destroyers today captured and burned nine chinese Junks five Miles from Here. The Fate of the Crews is not known. Prisoner hangs self How do you like this coiffure it is worn by Anita Louise screen actress in a recent historical production. From the original hair dress a modern one has been adapted. The modern hair dress has the hair swept up from the temples with curls massed High and capped with a velvet How. A wrong Way Corrigan is getting a sick of it ally May accept offers Knickerbocker informed annual Benefit function to attract 150,000 persons to Arcadia tomorrow for the first time in the 15-year history of the event the annual sheriffs Relief association Barbe Cue picnic comes to Arcadia and the san Gabriel Valley tomorrow. With final preparations completed. Committeemen handling arrangements for the gala All Day function today expected a throng of 150,000 men. Women and children to be in attendance when a colourful Parade opens the program at the Santa Anita Racetrack. Air circus topped by the Barbecue itself featuring 32,000 pounds of prime steer beef a Stellar supporting schedule has been programmed for a every minute of the sheriff Eugene w. Bilca Luz. Chairman exo Eficio of All committees stated this afternoon. An Aerial circus continuous vaudeville show band concerts competitive contests and equestrian events have been Woven into the Days pattern for presentation at the annual Benefit affair. All proceeds will go into the fund created 15 years ago for disabled peace officers and their families. Time Given at 12 o clock noon the sheriff s famed Aero Squadron and Hollywood stunt pilots will zoom into the sky for drills formation flying and thrill supplying routines according to the a time table of the program sheriff Eugene w. Biscailuz. President of the sheriff s Relief association general chairman for the 15th annual Barbecue picnic of the organization scheduled to be held tomorrow in Beautiful Santa Anita Racetrack. Outgrowing the City Hall auditor in addition to Arcadia poultry Folsom Frison july 23. Uns a after smuggling a length of electric Light Cord into his cell. Harry l. Mayberry 44, los Angeles Barber Hung himself today. Mayberry was serving a 15-year sentence for first degree burglary. Him scene of san Gabriel Valley poultry association shows for the past two years t to third annual vent will be staged at Santa Anita Racetrack it was announced today Donald a Strawn of Arcadia president of the association issued this announcement today units at work. A commit tees Are already at work i making jurians for the event to be j held at Tho track Early in decent i Strawn said. A a the Assoria j Tiona a shows have outgrown tile City j Hall auditorium and permission has i been gained from the directors of j the los Ango in turf club to pre sent the show in Beautiful Santa 1 Anita the association comprised of poultry Man of san Gabriel Valley communities was organized in 1936 with the first and second shows housed in the auditorium of the City Hall. Last years event attracted a too Many entries to to comfortable presented in the Arcadia building Strawn pointed out. State entries a the association expects to draw entries from All sections of the state for the december show Quot Strawn disclosed. Quot it is my belief that the san Gabriel Valley Poul try men a association show will become one of the leading events of1 its Type in tile agreement for Gas tax use in City signed the regular agreement Between the state of California and the City of Arcadia governing the expenditure of the Quarter cent gasoline tax allotment was signed today. The agreement carries the signature of mayor Arthur f. Malin. Men breeders from the following j Valley cities comprise the membership of the association Temple City Monrovia Alhambra Al Monte Baldwin Park Monterey Park and others. By ii. R. Knickerbocker copyright 1988 International news nerdier ins staff correspondent Dublin. Juy 23. Ins a Douglas Corrigan wants to a a get away from it after five Days of Long distance bombardment by the american and european amusement Industry the Young new York to Dublin flyer told me today that he was about to break Down and accept some of the scores of offers now mounting to an aggregate in Tho neighbourhood of $300,000. A a in a getting so mad now that i might any Day haul off and take some of that Money a surprisingly announced Corrigan As he climbed out of bed this morning after his first real nights sleep since Landing. Barbecue review held at Racetrack with peace officers and newspapermen of Arcadia san Marino and South Pasadena attending a a a preview Quot of the Barbecue dinner was served last night at Santa Anita Park Deputy sheriff Charles Ellison chef de luxe served the a a samples to the group. Spanish food in one of the most famous Spanish settlements in California will be on the menu for members of e clamps Vitus this evening according to Roger p. Dalton . Of the California historical society. The meeting will be held at the Al Poche cafe in san Gabriel near the historic Mission. I e clamps Vitus a modern historical society was named after a i society originally formed by the forty liners. Its members Are students of California history and Are especially interested in the preservation of old California landmarks. The membership Roll in-1 eludes Many of the most famous men in California and among the candidates to be initiated into the i society next saturday evening will be de Ainsworth of the los Angeles times and Rupert Hughes widely a known novelist. The initiation rites of the society Are based on those of the original e clamps Vitus. They Are said to retain much of the picturesque flavor of Early California Days. Roger Dalton head of the Southern a California division of the society. I announces that dinner will be served at 7 30 . Women exhausted by Lack of food exposure found in new Mexico bad lands Grants new Mexico july 23.�? us three exhausted women tourists who hashed a Mirror into the Sun to attract searching parties were found alive today in the lava encrusted bad lands 35 Miles West of Here. Grants new Mexico july 23 a ins wandering aimlessly and near exhaustion from exposure and Lack of food three women tourists were found today in the desolate lava Beds of Western new Mexico 35 Miles from Here. J the three Are mrs. W. A. De 1 Laforest Lexington ky., an instructor at the University of Kentucky i miss Irene Piedalue 45. Winchester ky., Extension worker of the uni i varsity and miss Laura Piedalue 47. Social worker for Catholic Chari i ties in new York. They were discovered by a party of searchers that had started out Early this morning for the perpetual adjacent to the lava Beds. Tie Trio missing since tuesday Are being brought into Grants in an ambulance. Because of poor roads it will be several hours before they reach Grants. Stake books for the fifth season of racing at Santa Anita Park were mailed to horsemen and racing commissions throughout the nation today. The books carrying data on All of the big stake events on the 1938-39 Calendar for the Arcadia Plant were sent out by racing Secretary Webb Everett. Heading the list of major stakes Here Are the $100,000 added Santa Anita Handicap to be run March 4, 1939, and the $50,000 added Santa Anita Derby to be staged on february 22. 1939. Pictures Tell Story of new aviation hero Corrigan who slipped across Atlantic secretly world wide news coverage by United press and International news service unidentified Man kills self Here by leaping in front of p. E. Train read and enjoy exclusive Tribune features
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