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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - June 26, 1947, Arcadia, California Call at. 7-2131 with news of your family and friends three sections eighteen pages Arcadia California xxx no. 26 Sanita Sage Library Board roses another candidate for tile a meanest thief Quot title has shown up in Arcadia. The loss of several specimen roes from the county Rore Garden in Arcadia county Park has been reported. Since these rates Are rent Here for testing in Southern California soil conditions where they can he enjoyed by the pub-1 c and cared for by the county Park department their loss is shared by the Many people who enjoy the Rose display in the Park. Shrubs and Flowers in All county Parks Are protected by Law and the penalty is heavy Aero. Ding to Park employees. Beauty Parlours a it is wonderful what transformations there Beauty shops can perform. It is getting so nowadays it Isnit Safe to whistle to the girl coming out of u Beauty parlor a she May be your own wife a or your grandmother. Husbands they were talking about their husbands and habits of same. Mast of the boys were getting a pretty Good break until one wife dear piped up. A you know the kind in be got he a one of those a surly to bed surly to Rise a Guys a lights have you seen the new lights on the first Avenue school grounds a big improvement with two night Golf driving ranges operating and the first Avenue Diamond full of wattage there Are several places a person can go to read the evening paper now and save on his Home Light Bill. Thus night activity is a step in the right direction and gives both adults and youth places to go at night. Looking ahead a there is much annexation talk going on about the Valley. The Clayton property is now safely within the City limits of Arcadia. A Small county Island West of Rosemead Boule a d voted to go into Pasadena Sierra Madre held a town Hall meeting last night when annexation either to Pasadena or Arcadia was talked. In All this you can visualize Arcadia becoming the Beu and largest City in this foothill Region. People affected Are thinking along these lines. The City of Arcadia could Well Start at Rosemead Boulevard stretch East to Monrovia North to where the mountains Start and South to the Rio Hondo. With that kind of a Boundary this City can fill out to 50 to 60 thousand people in what will be one grand place to live. The two speedways will some Day be completed. One extending the Arroyo Parkway and another running along the base of the mountains. When this is done you la be Able to shoot out from downtown los Angeles in about 25 minutes sliding right through Pasadena and be Home. It All looks grand and with All this annexation talk in the air something like that can and May happen. And when it does Well have our own High school. The new assessed valuation lists just now being made Public have already changed the school picture. The valuations of Monrovia and Arcadia Are getting close la not already there to a valuation which Means we be got to begin thinking about our own High school. Boy what a picture hold open House in new addition Patio and work room added to Library proud of their accomplishment members of arcadians Public Library Hoard took it upon themselves to hold an open House for a number of invited guests sunday afternoon from i to 5 in the Beautiful new Patio and work room addition recently completed and added to the Library. The work room and cataloguing room which were created out of area formerly an open colonnade enclose an area of 12 3&Quot x 50 t and is divided into two rooms. The former unsightly grass Patio has been cemented and Patio furniture installed where residents of the Community May go and read in the open air protected from the in in the utmost Comfort. Board chairman mrs. Carl Randolph who is retiring july i. After 13 years on the Board presided at the affair which was attended by City officials councilmen and interested citizens. Those present included mayor and mrs. Homer Ormsby City attorney and mrs. T. Guy Cornyn judge and mrs. Noren Eaton City treasurer Emma e. Hainer or. And mrs. F. Hal Roach librarian Laur ene Chene or. And mrs. J w Dumond Mary Louise Fitts Eleanor Gilbert mrs. Lillian Chaffers mrs. Hazel Bolton mrs. Irene Kieft or. And mrs. Carl Randolph or and mrs. Ray m. Dickinson or. And mrs. H. L. Joneson or. And mrs Thomas Kelso mrs. Isabel Reynold i and or. And mrs. De Forest Stoil. Bill Taylor Home today leaves for Phoenix saturday Bill Taylor following his sojourn up in Oakland with Veteran Casey Stengel a club arrives this morning in Arcadia and will remain Here Foi two Days to see his . Following his stay at Home he will continue on to where he will join the Phoenix club in the class c West Texas league. Taylor a sensation in High school baseball and in Semi pro ranks was signed by Oakland As a future new York Yankee ballplayer. He own an aaa contract with Oakland and is being Farmed out to Phoenix to gain experience before being taken on by the Oaks As a regular player. Board tries new accommodations members of the Readia Public Library Board try out new Patio equipment recently added for the Comfort and convenience of Library patrons. Seated beneath the big coloured Umbrell a in the re nth surfaced open air Patio Reading room Are left to right Board members mrs. De Forest Stoll Thomas Kelso mrs. Ii. C. Joneson mrs. Carl Randolph and r. M. Dickinson. A Tribune bulletin photo. The its Atli of which r property so mined were Polit Star d. Mayor inspects addition seated in the new open air Patio Reading room of the Arcadia Public Library during the open House sunday afternoon Are left to right. Head librarian Laurene Chene mayor m. Homer Ormsby and Board chairman mrs. Carl Randolph. Tribune bulletin Piloto. Park graduates Phi Beta Kappa from Occidental James Park 24-year-old son of mrs. Margaret m. Park of 1023 Golden West Avenue was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the june. 1947 commencement class of Occidental College which held its ceremony june 13. South Santa Anita grammar school and Al Monte High school Are among the other Alma maters of which Park can boast. He spent three years As a Pilot in the army air col is. Five months of which we a spent in Italy where he completed his full quota of 51 missions taking his a ship Quot and Crew Over and Back without a scratch. In the fall Park plans to take a four year course in graduate psychology at the University of California at los Angeles. He will have his doctor s degree in psychology at the end of this course of intended study. Park reflects that he might have delved his interest in the Field of psychology from his fascination for the work done by his Mother As a member of tile Hospital committee of the legion auxiliary. Mrs. Park has worked at the Birmingham Hospital in san Fernando and is at present engaged principally in work at Pottenger Santa. Cum. Seeley s jewellers celebrating i St anniversary Here Seeley a jewellers owned and of i elated by Edward b. Seeley at 53 East Huntington drive on the North i Side of Huntington next to the City Hall is celebrating its first Anni-1 Ersary of business in Arcadia the if week with special Price reductions of from to to 20 per cent on most merchandise plus a big bargain window of merchandise All priced at just $1.00 per item. The see Leys who live at 1304 South first Avenue came to Arcadia from Chicago last year and the store has enjoyed a steady increase in popularity As it specializes in nationally advertised watches and jewelry including Elgin and Bulova and maintains a full time watch repair Man. Or. Seeley was recently named Arcadia representative tor the nationally known line of Keepsake Diamond rings. Any person desiring information about them May have a folder which contains All Price and styles by calling or w. Iting the store. Or. Seeley is an Active member of the Arcadia Optimist club. Veterans invite Public to dinner a fall the Public needs to come with is a Good stated Bob Ruth and Frank Steveley committeemen for the Ham dinner being sponsored by tile veterans of foreign wars at the masonic Temple from j to 6 . Saturday evening Jon 28. And those of the Community who have attended one of the e regal n dinners know that a Good time Wall be offered to those who Abend Ruth and Steeley who Are Boti git Ted in culinary Art will act As chefs for the evening. The Community is invited and a capacity crowd is expected. No reservations Are necessary and the dinner May be had tor the nominal charge of $1.50 per person. Such funds As might be accrued will go Lor Veteran s rehabilitation particularly in hospitals. Work commences on Bank building work started monday morning june 23. On the new building into which the Arcadia Branch of the \ Bank of America will move upon completion. Dimensions for the budding which j will be located just East of tilt j Banks present location beyond the group of buildings which already line the drive measure 53 feet by too feet. Plans Are also being made for an adjacent parking lot. The building is being undertaken by the capital company and will be finished in approximately six months. Work started on West Arcadia parking lot equipment moved in and work officially began monday morning on the Clearing grading and leveling if West arcadia�?T., huge Public Park my lot Wlinich when completed will stretch from Duarte Road approximately look feet to Naomi Avenue Cit ii an average Width in exec is of 50 feet on property own i by Benjamin Clayton. Mole than 2000 loads of Earth we. Be removed from the area in the process of gird my and leveling and the whole will be covered with Black with tre my l a e Intra t d top and landscape h rubbery. Tile Clearing and my done by the a company which has his Wank and it Large basement for a tile concern yet to which is soon to com Nadia. The excess dirt is being trucked to the old Quarry on Duarte Road West of Rosemead Boulevard. Plans Are Complete for a gala party Friday night at the woman club when the Arcadia Rotar club holds its annual demotion party Anet installs officers Fin a new year. Clyde hopping a i District gov Vernoi of District 107, rotary in. It National will serve As inst Lim officer As William Marmion become president h. T. Michie vice president James n. Nellis Secretary c. A. Hasson treasurer and erne t g a sergeant at arms. Or. F. E. Lawless is general chair Man of the affair assisted by Jack Ruscil who will serve As ii i to of ceremonies Harold a has win will introduce the Muic ii Poi Ion of the program and Ted cram Ali it will handle the d motion of t a outgoing officers inc tiding pie i ent Robert Manning vice president Ernest Gray Secreta her on and be Ellsworth Gage. An out Landing musical pit has been arranged include choral ii is of san gab i women a a Capp Ila group do by i Lam t. Kilgore who Ting frequently Iii the Mission a trumpet called the Trio composed it three k High school girls fat she Shirley Ana Glume b Liveri g Robert g Anam of Aro a1 and piano soloist. Hie new Board of directors it f the club will be composed of c. L. It. i l. A. Bick -1 rom. Chines Poling f. A Lawless Robert Manning Fred Wheeler and a am Marmion. By Ned is i t As Geant at a in ran thus i in eking tin Owens i s away on Fem Rake ii a Buena reported an attempted theft of Ai Ehu iric motor at 444 d Ake which was not successful. Mrs. Susan Macdonald reported an attempt a entry of her Home at 153 Laporte treet. Intruder is believed to have been scared of by the presence of a dog. Lions club officials enjoy Steak dinner retiring president Jack Baldwin of the Arcadia Lions dub held tile Anima in Minu dinner monday night at s and Eddy a with a sumptuous St Oak dinner served to us eighteen men who have served with him Aso flyers directors and Chaum n of committees. Tho e attending included Jack Coombs. We Ley Davies Arth m , Charles Nugent. W. C. Bil Lig William pet Mon. Albert. Daniels Jam wet Edward Demuth Frank Gillett James Bone Arthur we nipple Harry Kus a it ii Tony anti ship Harlan Van Horn and Verne wit Khani. Lowell Randolph reads paper at convention 8 in f t i Lair it in Quot a d it 3 Yyi a a a ii to figure is nearly double previous total an assessed valuation Iii Arcadia for 1917-48, in excess of $21,000,000 appeared certain this week following release of preliminary figures by Ltd Ity clerk w. A. Fillip. Total land valuation is placed at 810 971,730 improvements Are valued at $10,887,160 and secured per onal property at $1,482 of with certain other figures to be added. I Lese cover everything an i do not allow Lur Church Veteran and other deductions for lax pm poes. These figures Are in very great co. Tut t to the total valuations of a veer ago which were slightly in excess of $12. . All Arcadia valuations Are based on figure of the county assessor s office Billig. Sierra Madre holds meeting on change burglaries none in any loss of a been deter ated by Arcadia Gilt Ami Earl Arcadia name was to be brought into an annexation Rue in in Sierra Madre according to stories timing cd c. Lated about the meeting which was scheduled tor last night too jut to be cover d in today a paper. The meeting it is understood was called by the Surra Madre to consider proposals that the City surrender its status As an incorporated City in the Hope cd re icing what Are considered unbearable tax burdens. Hot words a1 o were anticipated Iver a projected special election to authorize the City to put into effect v pension retirement plan tor City mph ovens. Arcadia inaugurated such i plan two years ago. Tile per capita tax Load in Sierra vied e was re ported to have risen Rem $30 in 1945 to $50 30 in l�4u, Aid to be one in tin highest Iii the United state Magazine two full pages including the out cover of the May june Issue i of electrical times Magazine i nailed to All subscribers by the Southern California Edison com any were devoted to arcadians famous new downtown Street lighting vat pm. The cover caption states that the a after dark Cene Alen Huntington Drave arcadians main thoroughfare ones with an a my sphere of a ii hospitality combined Clea. Vision for Safe another Page shows first Avenue looking South the ame treet before the lights were installed and mayor m. Homer Olin by closing the switch which turn d on the current fur the new svs Tam. Downtown stores to be closed on july 4 and 5 i in downtown i e Alia w i i be clo cd on both july fourth and july ii the for the Long week and Holiday according to a poll completed yesterday by mein bars of the Arcadia merchants association. \ few indicated that they might by open and of Louise drug stores restaurants and grocery stores will be open is usual. However if you need clothing jewelry shoes or Knizek knacketc., you Are advised to do your buying Early next week especially monday june 30, us n Down own merchants will Hod tin in already famous month end Sale of special Burg Lins. Wes i Arcadia Ilkiv a m a president of the yet St Arcadia merchants announced that his organization had voted to let each merchant decide extra closing Days for himself rather than attempt a general policy. He said he believed about half of the West Arcadia merchants would be i closed on the fifth. Ceremony starts new bus Lino from Pasadena monday morning saw the inauguration of the bus service Between Temple City and Pasadena which will also accommodate bus riders in the West Arcadia area. Ceremonies were held at to a. In. At Sunset and Las Tunas in Temple City. Tile new bus service will operate on a 50-minute schedule from Colorado and Rosemead on Rosemead to Gabaldi on Garibaldi to Sunset on Sunset to Las Tunas on Las Tunas to Rosemead and on Rosemead to Valley Boulevard. The first Tup. Tarted at 5 35 a. In. Last trip of tile Day will regularly end at 6 45 p. In. Blown s. Mcpherson president of the Pasadena chamber of Commerce Harold Orme chairman of the transportation committee and John g. Evans and John Ickes both City lines officials All took part in the inauguration ceremony. Temple City officials who Particio were or. Robert Ewing acting president of the Temple City chamber of Commerce Lee Hill chairman of the transportation committee or Georgia Maxey chairman of the citizens committee and Al stopped Harry Eddy and Preston Bishop All of the chamber i Commerce transportation committee. The bus service will not operate on sundays or holidays. Another request for bus service in the Temple City area is now pending. This proposed service will operate Between Temple City and Al Monte mainly on Sunset Boulevard. Tues i first f pts hell a Fine was Elee cd have play in v i la my Cha. Lowell rime a of mention of of tile ame in Advin Ernest gently in san minute Pap r chemical soc tin n / of of Ati he til 6 w 1011. Ii dec the c d vision on for the held reread a 20-ameriean zooming for june after a slow May building permits Are skyrocketing in Arcade for the month of june with a total to Sclay in excess of $500,-000, according to City Engineer Glen Watson. At this rate it is anticipated that Arcadia permits tins month will be one of the largest in tilt District. Permits or the ent re month of May were just Over $400,00 i. Large min be annul to we t Boti Arfi Sion i in Mal t will Delhi oration Lur furnished a tru r to teak Pye tis at the req St of Public authorities the office of its laser Glen Watson will soon Menee the Clearing of a path each Side of Santa Anita aver allow a walk for the safety of Dren going and coming Iron new Santa Anita school. Charlotte Zelka makes Brilliant concert showing seventeen \ a. Old Charlotte Zelka made a Brilliant showing last i be Day evening when she appeared in a Solo piano recital at the . Auditorium. The pre Gram which constituted Charlotte s Only appearance Chi Eason before her debut next season at came give hah Iii new York Cin isted of the fait a French sure in i by Bach Mozart s sonata no. To the phantasm in c major by Schumann Aud a Chopin group which contained the Nocturne in a Mazurka in a minor and the scherzo Iii b Flat . Tho e citizens of the Community who heard miss Zelka in May of 1945 when she appeared As soloist with tile san Gabriel Valley symphony orchestra were in an advantageous position to compare the remarkable Progress she a it made while studying in new York unde Artur a Chenab let for the past to years. Proceeds from the recital went to the san Gabriel Valley symphony the spoil iring group and will be directed toward to munching of scholarships to Send promising heal music students to summer mule Camps. Board of supervisors to hear zone plans bar association elects officers tuesday night Back Sturgeon for Superior court Atelene Boller and Arlene sit v in of Arcadia were elected senior and Secretary respectively of the foot ii i i bar association y night at the groups Irmal duct Ion of offi old at the Zanzibar Draper of Monrovia i president Noren Eaton of Sierra Madre Arcadia City judge was named Junior vice pre ident and Walter Shatford of Monrovia treasurer. Back Sturgeon principal business of the meeting was the passing of a Resolution reel ii Quot Tim governor Earl Warren to appoint judge John h. to one of the seven new Superior court posts in los Angeles county which were a to ionized by the last session of the legislature. Judge Sturgeon has served As Monrovia City judge for 17 years and jul Tice of the peace of Monrovia township for 21 years he has been called to serve on the municipal Bench of los Angeles on numerous occasions since 1930 As Well As other courts throughout the area. Judge Sturgeon graduated from Stanford Law school in 1921, took one year graduate work at the University of Southern California and started the practice of Law in 1922, forming his partnership with Walter Dunn in 1925, which lasted until the death of or. Dunn a year ago. He has been a resident of Monrovia since 1912 and is the father of three children. Hit run Driver collides with Gervais Berrey hit and run Drivers Are still endangering the lives of automobile Drivers and pedestrians last monday evening Gervais Berley of 853 Balboa drive was hit by a cur operated and owned by Maynard d. Olson 31, of 1015 Rollin Street. South Pasadena. The Accident occurred at the juncture of Huntington drive and old ranch Road when Berrey attempted a right hand turn to go on to old ranch Road. Olson tried to pass Berrey and failed to Stop when he hit him. Property damage was done to Berreyes car but no one was injured. Witnesses testified that the course of Olson a car after he allegedly collided with Berrey was Uncertain. He turned into South old ranch Road and later went Back As far Ai Rosemead. The owner of one cur attempting to track Olson Down said he was going 75 Miles an hour him. Elf just following him. The Hub Cap of Olson a new Hudson was Lound across the Street from the scene of the Accident by bystanders. They concluded that Olson a car must have hit Berreyes car with enough Impact to Graze the Hub Cap and ring it to the opposite Side of the Street. Berrey was finally caught and brought to the Arcadia police station Ai rile charge of Misdemeanour hit and run driving. He is at present out on $5g0 bail. Arcadia artist to paint at grand Canyon or. And mrs. Hurlstone Fairchild Are leaving Arcadia this week for an extended Tom which will include the grand can on Monument Valley Rainbow Bridge Denver St. Paul and Chicago. In Bloomington 111., they will visit his brother or. R w Fairchild president of the state Normal school and his Moth h re tone a whose intimate to. Cis of the Dot in outstanding i West in America grand Canyon Large admin tra grand Canyon Lei his pain ii Hild is an artist knowledge it the u t has made him inter of the South Art while at the e will paint the an building of the National Park serves will be shown at h Loni along or to Chil-1 tilt Lions cd b leaders pictured on Tho occasion of the annual demotion and installation of the Arcadia Lions Lub held last thursday night at the Pomona Valley a Olin try Lub Are left to right incoming president Jack Coombs installing officer Luther e. Mack former District governor and outgoing president Jack Baldwin. Paul Kennedy photo the Board of supernal tuesday evening heard the for new zoning in Temple Las Tunas drive to establish neighbourhood business Are proposal changes a part Oak Avenue into a to Hood business zone i i oui t cultural one it has been past. Off Street parking Whit open the Way tor parallel along Las Tunas is include plan. Established business not be affected by the new Al Tovar by the Fred Harvey sys Optimist club to hold picnic in Park tonight Arcadia Optimist will hold a Niento the evening it the bail Diamond in i ii count v Park it plate i tilt to i it bar meeting at Carpenter with die Junior optimists in i in Nin. Pre ident Deco Van Horn immune to that there will be no meeting of the club on july 3, due to the Holiday coming up. Help publish your Hometown paper contribute news of your neighbourhood

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