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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - June 12, 1947, Arcadia, California Call at. 7-2131 with news of your family and friends three sections eighteen pages help publish your Hometown paper contribute news of your neighbourhood Ano Arcadia news Arcadia. California thursday june 12, 1947 vol Sanita Sage police just a note to the Monrovia police the Pepper tree is hiding the Stop sign on the North Side of Colorado at fifth again Ever so often this Stop sign does a disappearing act resulting in a lot of innocent violations by people who just can to see the sign. Its that Way again and at night if a car happens to be parked near the curb you just can t see the sign. One of the sickest gang of teenagers you can imagine got caught there right after a Burbank Monrovia football game a few years ago. The kids had rolled into the football Field from the foothill Side and left via Colorado. They were strangers and the Stop sign was hidden and so the cops had a Field Day. Television a now that prize fights and wrestling matches Are going to be brought into your Home via television it might be a i Good idea to take up lip Reading. It will be interesting to learn what the Grunt and groan boys Are saying to each other while they twist each other out of shape. It looks bad. The sort of language that done to belong in a living loom but it probably Isnit. It probably goes like this Quot hey you dope put More expression into the act and How about something to eat with me and the Little lady after this Clam bake is or Quot say that a a Nice looking babe in the fifth Row Center Isle. Sort of a Little Guy with Lier too funds for the improvement of the arboretum in the old Lucky Baldwin ranch was one of the tilings the taxpayers group took out after in the budget hearings before the Board of supervisors tuesday. Hie state Park commission Hasni to put any Money in its budget for the improvements so the work May hang for a while. In the meantime have you suggested a name for the Park yet lets get it named and then Well be ready for the improvements when they night openings Start Here tonight downtown merchants open until 9 p. In. No longer will arcadians commuting population have to worry about getting Home some night before the stores close to do that needed shopping because starting tonight Arcadia merchants in the downtown business Section on Huntington drive and first Avenue will remain open until 9 . Foi the Benefit of those who must shop late. Merchants and shoppers both for the first time will be taking full advantage of arcadians new modern Street lighting system and it has been announced that a giant 60 Inch army style Searchlight will wag a message of Welcome in the night sky from first and Huntington while the stores remain open for business. More than 30 business houses re presenting the bulk of arcadians downtown business will stay open for shoppers convenience tonight and every thursday night As Long a arcadians show a need for this service. Fathers Day shoppers Are expected to throng the stores tonight As a number of them Are reported preparing fathers Day and night opening specials to intrigue the value Hunting Public. The Complete list of stores cooperating in the night opening Campaign Are listed in an advertisement on Page seven of this Issue of the Tribune. You can to Brand a steer with a w cold Iron or leave a Mark on life with lukewarm convictions. Only a nation of families can Forn a family of to present rotary program presenting a demonstration program members of the a Cadis toastmasters club will appear on tomorrows program at the rotary club according to Fred Wheeler program chairman. The rotary clubs Board of directors last week voted to contribute $300 to the Hospital promotion chamber installs new officers june 25 Don Smith state president of the Junior chamber of Commerce will be the guest speaker at the installation of new officers in the Arcadia organization june 25. Ernie Gray retiring vice presi Dent of District nine will install Eugene Wingard As president Wallace Terrell first vice president Paul Wortendyke second vice president Bill finder Secretary and f Ank Kearney treasurer. Plans for the ceremony were discussed at a meeting of the Junior chamber tuesday night. Tile time was set for 7 . At the Zanzibar cafe. Guests tuesday night were Elmer Garrison and Lou Lessin. Limit to school help in City recreation program revealed limitations on the school districts participation in the City recreation program were outlined by school officials at a joint meeting of the City Council recreation commission and school Board tuesday night. In reply to the commissions letter asking the school s Aid % in carrying out the plan. A spokesman for the District assured the commission that the schools a Truu could furnish the grounds and the Slation of Cut recreation director lights for the program but could not furnish musical instruments athletic equipment or assistant ,. A a among the applications Ivere i playground supervisors As asked fori. J rectors of recreation at Riverside. Salt Lake City and Augusta ga., one woman and a retired army colonel graduate of West Point. With its budget submitted to the City Council and App oved in committee the commission will have there would be 23 lights on the Field $6500 to work with starting july i. When the Job is completed. At the main items of expense Are equip p event time there about and director. Salary. Tights. 7 he commission is new drawing from a list of 25 applicants. The candidates will be interviewed by the commission monday night. In the letter. In a report on the lighting situation at f first Avenue Ball Park Center of the recreation program it was announced that the work is definitely going ahead and that meanwhile file commission has selected eight candidates for the to p its tentative recreation plan for consideration. Speaks tonight Elwood t. Bailey of san Diego will deliver graduation address at Ivi s Over View hits red Cross activities Here by Claire Charles a a Well the War is Over thank goodness we can go about our own affairs now familiar saying Isnit it among Many women these Days. Yes the War is Over for Many butt is not Over for the veterans in our Many hospitals it is not Over for the ambulatory out patient who receive in care. It is not Over for the thousands of Vete ans struggling along on their government allotment trying to finish their education that was interrupted by army or Navy service. Nor is it Over for the thousands of wives of these veterans. That is Why red c. Oss has a growing Home service program it is Why right in our own Arcadia fled Cross is meeting the Cal s for layettes for expectant mothers of some of the veterans. How can they provide clothing for the coming babe How can they provide medical care p a Natal and Post Natal it is one of the great senecas of red Cross that these mothers to be Are being aided Call issued it is Why the Cai or women who would sew was issued during the past two weeks. And what happened i am ashamed to Tell you. There were eight of us there. Mrs. Bess Reid chairman of Volunteer special services was on hand Bright and Ealy mrs. Merle Cherry chairman of production which included sewing and knitting was at her Post providing the garments to be stitched cutting As fast As we could sew. Mrs. Enid Van Horn executive Secretary left her desk Between her duties to Aid with the knitting. Mrs. Marion Valentine All around red crosser came and stitched steadily and brought with her the Dearest knitted bootees for the Layette we were making. Mrs. Dorothy Samm was on hand to lend her Aid and publicity discarded the typewriter for thimble and Needle for the Day. All of us Are in the red crass. Ii Ost count one of the most energetic workers though was mrs. Anna Nicholson one of our dependable knitters who has knitted so Many garments and socks that As she said. Quot i be Long ago lost All count of them a. She took Over one of the sewing machines and stitched steadily All Day. She was the Only Knitter to answer our Call for the emergency. Mrs. Donald Bende sen was with us for a Short time and took Home Many articles o be made. Every Little garment was fashioned with meticulous Caie each Jacque wrapper and bib was finished with Dainty hand stitching any Mother would be proud to own such a Layette. Mrs. Gloria Butler brought in an adorable Little a outre hand embroidered which was gladly accepted. A continued on Page 3 High school graduates 230 seniors tonight first Avenue giving diplomas to 144 ending their High school careers today Are 230 m. A. D. Seniors who will receive their diplomas tonight at 8 15 p. In. N the High school a a lib orium. Delivering the c in men Cement address will in Elwood r. Bailey Secretary of the a Van Diego potion4ior< Bureau and for More than 20 years of Lii Moat popular i.,.l. Or. Under the Manrri e of the red a ath lyceum and c Nuta qua of any. Bailey is Makhov a Quot repeat no Arance hire having delivered the m. A d. Commencement address ill 1943. In addition to his lecturing Bailey As been very successful As a Community builder and worker he was executive vice president of the California Pacific Lute National exposition held in san Diego in 1935-1936 and director of special act Ivi ties at Hie great lakes exposition in Cleveland Ohio in 1937 and also at the new York world s fair in 1940. During the War he was Secretary of the san Diego chamber of Commerce ticket needed admission to the commencement will be by ticket until 8 10 ., Hen the general Public will be admitted to any remaining seats. Baccalaureate be vices were h to f unday with the Sermon by the Rev. Paul v. Goodwin pastor of the in t Baptist Church of Monrovia. Graduates held their traditional Enior breakfast at the woman s clubhouse tuesday with Bill Stev no As toastmaster. Receiving their diplomas from e. E. Weste. House superintendent of schools 144 first Avenue seniors graduate tonight at the school auditorium. Following an address by or. Frederic p. Woellner Quot the revolt of the older generation a Don Miler principal will present the class. The Rev. N. J. Boer of the american lutheran Church of Arcadia will deliver the invocation and James to vacs will give the address of Welcome. Woods to speak the graduation speech a we hold these truths will be Given by Ward Woods. Music for the exercises Wall be provided by the school orchestra playing the processional and recessional and selections before the program the mixed chorus singing a the builder Quot by Cadman and an eighth Grade group singing Quot the Green cathedrals by Hahn with Harp accompaniment by Joan Dolores Sayer. Honor awards will be p resented by the american legion. Graduating Orn High school to-1 night Are John Wilbert Abouchar George Thomas Akin Josephine Alcala Joanne Allen Norma Joyce Allison Jeannine Elizabeth Arave Edna Mae Armstrong Helen Mae Bailey Eugene Emidio Barilotti Ariette Joan Barnes Jeanette Arden Baylis Carolyn Maude Crawley Beatty Erma Corine Bennett Forrest Richard Besocke Robert o. Billing Jean Bills Hugh Homer Black James vault Bonds Vera Marie born Harmon Gould Bover v. Gene Bright continued on Page 3 extended bus Une to service South Arcadia Bank of America to erect two buildings Here West Arcadia unit leases Baldwin site looking ahead Harvey , new president of the West Arcadia business association goes Over the year s program with Hortense Seymour vice president As Otis Sprague treasurer and Margaret Glatz Secretary look our Tribune bulletin photo chamber Board discusses Community singing Christmas decorations the Board of directors of the Arcadia chamber of Commerce met in regular monthly session monday. President Clifford s. Lance presided at the meeting at which Only two directors were absent. The Board accepted the membership applications of the Arcadia music Mart Arcadia tots to teens e. G. Beynon a it a. K. Barbour Anthony and Wark and citizens Bank of Monrovia a local delegates leave for purple Nadia Branch. Director Richa d Clark reported on the Progress of his committee j on the Community singing group As s outlined by William Grom at the a firt convolution flast meeting of the Board. Clark no us to vuiivcjui8vib staffed that much interest had been attending the department con. Own in the to Gnu and that. The officials of the county Park had vent Ion of the military order of the pledged cooperation. Purple heart being he a in san j Reg Oard also voted to Grant free Jose today through sunday Are the i Rembe ship to those members of following members of san Gabriel the Junior chamber who attain the Valley chapter no. 108 of the or of for a Pend of cn0 Vear. I this has been found in other com a animation departments Ergeant. At-1 unit los o Timu ate merest of arms William d. Libby acting com Junior chamber members in the Vanlier of the chapter Carl Bisbee chamber of Commerce program past commander Archie j. Bradley i Secretary Libby was voted a two and Warren Anderson. I weeks vacation to be taken As he and the Board also voted to character builders plan $100,000 building Here planning construction of a $100,-000 building to House youth group activities Here character builders inc. Was organized this week with w. C. Billig president and Frank j. Kearney Secreta y. Named to the Board were mrs. P Emsworth Simpson Ray Dickie on. And Tom Kelso. With Donald k. Gault drawing p the papers the Community Civ has voted $25 to cover the filing fees for incorporation. Several locations Are under consideration and p Eli Minary plans Are being worked out for a building with 10,000 Square feet of floor space. Purpo e of the project is to provide the pm in Cal facilities for a Cut group meetings and activities including Gill scouts now meeting in shacks at e. Monte and Duarte Camp fire girls boy scouts . Group4-h clubs and similar units. Will it t it c too n Hon p in of n Hui in of America ii erected Here pcs i u t u pc 99-year lease Nile property s and Vii users c a d i a Bank Ding expected excess of $100,-Olarim Are Cornin available civilian product approved Conli a ton drive near for the auxiliary mrs. Edith d. Libby department sergeant at arms m s. Myrtle Bradley president of the auxiliary unit no. 1c8, and mrs. Carl Bisbee senior vice president of the unit attended. Or. And mrs. Libby with or. And mrs. Bradley will leave on the morning Daylight today and return on the noon Daylight sunday. Or. And mrs. Bisbee will drive As will Anderson. The convention head qua tors will be the St. Claire with business sessions being held in the civic auditorium. Clarence Curran department commander will preside. Next year it is expected the convention will be held in the Southern part of the state possibly in Pasadena ii enough backing can be had to insure the Success of the venture. This organization whose Mem der.-, Are ail combat wounded men from ill a s has As its prime objective the care and welfare of its members till confined to hospitals and to it members who Are ill elsewhere. Ail have a common Bond which makes for a much closer tie stated past commander Libby. Lend Libby to Reno july 27-aug. 2 to attend the school sponsored by the Western Institute of comm to Cial and Trade executives. He attended the one at Whittier College last year. The school this year will be held at the University of Nevada. Secretaries from All the we item states attend this school and top men in each line of chamber work give the courses. Christmas Deco Ai ions were discussed and president Lance appointed the following directors As committeemen to ascertain costs and to report Back to the Board Arnold Mage Walter Muller John f Aries Roy Long and Hal Board Scooter Accident injures two hitting a Ridge in the Street two youths were Hurt sunday when i Brown from a Mofor Scooter at the Rancho end of Baldwin Avenue. Ron id Henderson 16, s tiered concussion and Henry Bailey re i calved Miner injuries. Realty Board names multiple listing group with the appointment of a foil Man committee to investigate the subject the Arcadia realty Board is preparing for a special discussion of multiple listing. Four visiting speakers discussed multiple listing at tuesdays meeting of the bom d. Of c. C. Sen Emmett a Ltd in. j it z a and i. E. Ryver on a re mum to the Committer. Opening the new Patio Readd room and work room a reception i i will be held at the Public Libra v j 1 june 22. Guests of the Library Board will include mayor Homer Ormsby members of the City Council and department Heads. Punch and cookies will be served. With planting done by the Garden committee of the woman a club and the acquisition of new coloured umbrellas and furniture the outdoor Reading Oom is competed in time for summer service. The new a Fork Roc in a Inch doa Cai bogging i Section storage Soh be fir p a cd it Cal. Be in hint for pre Star ail ii o i new Chest elects Board of directors at a meeting of the Community Chest thursday the report of the nominating committee was heard and their selections for new members to be elected to the Board wet unanimously adopted. The meeting was conducted by president c. A. Haen and recorded by Secretary Shirley Reeves. Elected for three years were mrs Edgar Reid mrs. George Langsner mrs. Ray Allen Young Charles a Taylor e. L. Boucher John e. Far ies and w. C. Billig. Elected for two year terms were mrs. Roy Fred Erickson and Verne Wickham for the one year term Samuel Owens these will replace mrs. Lawrence Meeker George e. Up rag in e be r. Gray mrs. R. M. Dick on and mrs. Emerson Winter. Tire next meeting will be at a dude to be fixed in the first be Quot a o july when officers will b elected. o present at thursday s me i. Were mrs. P. A. Libby mrs. T. H Sward Smith. Mrs. Fred Caruthers Arthur Gould w. H Nesbitt de i Stevenson Kenneth Barnes and Thomas p. Mulvan w. Women Hurt in Accident on live Oak following a Thiee car collision it ninth and live Oak sunday no. Edna May Rushing 45, a. Taken to the Temple cite emergency Hospital with a concussion Cut. And a possible Skull Fratu e. I f.1 o r a a n or j Hales it i i cars to a n in o a to ire in Moth Park e a1 no til Iii to a veered i g to sheriffs a duties. First Avenue. The West Arcadia development came As a result of Tim lease by mrs est Lier a Wade of property with 75 foot frontage on Baldwin just no the of the Alley. The Pope to extends 152 feet Back to tire North South Alley. Parking space i i be available in a lot East of the Alley 90 feet Long and 75 feet wide. Additional parking area is provided by the present parking lot which will be left Between tire Bank and Wilt sets Grill. The proposed one Story building is to be of the latest modern architecture with All the most up to Date features of other new Bank of America budding. The transaction was handled by a. Dexter Gail jr., who represented both mrs. Wade and the Bank. Announcement of the new building on Huntington drive was made yesterday by Bank officers a Bank of America announces immediate construction in Arcadia of its Long planned new banking building. Plans and specifications were completed and the building pc Mit was issued More than a year ago but the civilian production authorities withheld government approval until now. Quot the new building will be located on Huntington drive just East of the present Branch on a lot having a frontage of 150 feet with a depth of 140 feet. The banking room will be 53 by too feet with the remainder of tire property used for a customer a King lot Quot the building will be Modem in design constructed of reinforced Concrete it will contain All the latest features and innovations to permit the rendering of Complete metropolitan banking service featuring Comfort and conv Emen e to customers As Well As to the personnel staff. The new building will be decorated by one of Carifo Ilia a outstanding decorators a merchants elect Nev president Here monday a new president will be selected i by the Arcadia merchants association at a meeting monday night at j 7 30 . At Wookey a. Quot the i relation is essential to Arcadia in it Bering cooperation b tween a tire City and the i rot confine be. A said Dwight i Stoner retiring president yesterday. Stoner who is no longer in Busi i Ness Here believes More can be i done toward beautifying and improving the City. There Are still bottles and weeds in the parkways j of the business Section and grass j growing in the sidewalks in flout of the City Hall Stoner said. Quot the merchants Here should try and a comply h for Arcadia what i Ether organizations have done for in Stoner said a but it Iii in to cries the i ice Chest Eves Tike nothing new parallel parking on Huntington drive according to this picture of the main drag it was the style 20 years ago. This wide Angle shot looks North on first Between the Bank and the City Hall with Huntington going East into the background at the right of the picture and going West into the background at the left. Among those gathered in front of the City Hall Are Les Talley of the engineering department Gladys Randall of the water

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