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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - March 13, 1947, Arcadia, California Help publish your Hometown paper contribute news of your neighbourhood Call at. 7 2131 with news of your family and friends two sections fourteen Page Arcadia. California Tik a slav. Mar. 1.?. 15 17 vol. Xxx is Sanita Sage Winier racing season broke crowd record annexation a lot of Folk around town Are getting All worked up Over the proposed annexation of the county area just West of the City limits West Arcadia. Seems that a big development program is under Way Down there and the talk of annexation is going up and Down Baldwin Avenue and has been presented to the City Hall. Folks can t understand what a holding it Back. Seems like a Good idea but done to move fast enough. The whole affair looks like a Small boy who is being offered a piece of cake and done to take it because a hunk of the frosting is broken off. Better take tin cake and forget frosting party they had been to a party and it was u whoopee Roo. A few Days later the Little woman got Over it Anc began hammering away at her husband after picking up remarks about what he did at the party that lie should not have done. A a you Are a Fine one a she shouted. A my my what a fool you made cd yourself Why mrs. Jones tells me you got their wheelbarrow out of the garage and wheeled it up and Down the Street. That s what she funny thing i did t notice that. I wonder Why Quot who do you think was in the wheel Barrow a he said. Civic Center you can Start crossing your fingers. Looks like the armory committee is making headway and along with it will be settled for once and for All the site of the civic Center. The committee have been making Progress and the meeting tomorrow night of Al Perkins and his armory committee it the City Hall May Start the Bull rolling in the right direction. Highway 66�?the chamber of Commerce have started something that May develop into a Fine thing for this City the sponsoring of a Highway 66 association for California. Bill Libby recently attended a meeting of the group at Winslow ariz., and has been asked to help in the formation of a chapter of the Highway 66 association in California. Since this is the terminus of the Highway it splits at the lace track the group should Start from Here. With the right kind of cooperation from Monrovia and other cities along the much travelled Highway from Here to the state Border it should do much to publicize and advertise this City. This kind of civic work is much better for a chamber of Commerce than some projects other Chambers along the line have been involved in of late. Like getting out letters taking a whack at the state Border inspection. Another chamber along the Highway suggests a pamphlet to be Given All Drivers entering the state to explain our traffic Laws. These projects Are really Highway 66 association activities and not chamber of Commerce activities. The local chamber will get a lot of credit and be doing a swell thing if they sponsor this association and draw All cities along the route into a closer group. Colleen Lynch s paintings being exhibited in East considered one of 13 outstanding entries of paintings and drawing from High schools in 15 counties of Southern California the portfolio of Colleen Lynch 41 Perkins drive a senior at Saint Andrew s High school in Pasadena will this month go on exhibition nationally in the 20th annual Scholastic Art awards contest at Carnegie Institute a in Pittsburgh a. There judges will select one of the favored 13 portfolios As Winner of a contest for a one year regiona1 Art scholarship. Colleen says that ii hers is the winning portfolio she will elect to take up the scholarship thus won at immaculate heart College in Hollywood but she modestly a demurred at making her Choice Public on the grounds that she might be counting chickens before they were hatched. Her application for entry into the contest was approved by her Art teacher in Saint Andrewes sister Margaret Eleanor. With the other 12 surviving regional entries Colleen a portfolio of drawings and water colors has been on exhibition by the regional sponsor a los Angeles department store since March i. It won for the a police praised for handling of traffic As Santa Anita closed a meeting which shattered All attendance Marks chief Louis Dohler commended the police department for its handling of More than 500 cases during he racing season. Chief sillier gave special Praise to Cape Jack stifle who supervised the traffic vision during the current meeting. Quot no fatalities occurred in race i ack traffic a said the Chiel a which Hows How Weil the situation was kindled by capt. So Ine and his a daily average of 20,000 cars entered Arcadia yet there were Only >5 accidents and 24 injured persons is compared to 30 accidents and 15 no hied persons during the 50 Days preceding tile meeting. Thirteen Tolen autos have been reported and 129 drunks booked at the City jail since dec. 28, 1946, opening Day it Santa Anita. Scores of additional cases had he police checking everything i rom forgery to a chickens at Many civic groups including the . Have publicly commended the department for its handling of race track traffic. Forty nine officers Cere deputized by the department to augment the Lorce during the season. Police officials also gave a edit to the new Street lights As a actor in cutting Down accidents. The tenth Anniversar y meeting was the greatest in the history of Santa Anita with a total attend Rice of 1,764,384, a daily average o. .5,287 persons. Biggest crowd of the season was he Santa Anita Handicap turnout f 85,500. The total handle reached 123,436,852 for a daily average of 2,468,737. The state got $7,106,211. With the stable area remaining open several barns will be accommodating the overflow from the continue of on Page 2 drive to inform a Ond voters tarts tonight three p Mary reasons for the school Bond election will be off tried tonight when the school Board starts a Campaign to inform the Public on the schools situation. Representative of All civic or animations As Well As All interested a Mizens have Bern invited to attend die meeting at 8 p. In. At the first venue school auditorium. A com Nettee will be formed to carry out the educational Campaign designed to acquaint citizens with the Pur owes of the $485,000 Bond election. The Money will be used on three main projects first is the construction of the unit at the new South Anta Ani a school sharply rising prices made it impossible to include be cafeteria in tile present building program although the plan ailed for Lour units including the cafeteria. Second the Money would be used a to Complete the Long Range Purchase of school Sites. One additional site is needed in the Northern part of town. Third Money would by spent to it the work Sta. Ted on the Hugo Reid school. Civic committee to list possible armory Sites police officer Ixon erased in of in death exonerating Donald j. Molden Arcadia police officer a coroners quest monday found that the Leath of William o. Spe. By was accidental. Sperry was struck by a City police a driven by Molden As he was to sing Baldwin Avenue feb. 9. The vie in filed a claim for $35,000 anlage shortly before his death wednesday. Red Cross fund drive results a nearing quota with Many territories still in reported the r d Cross fund drive has reached 68 percent of its quota. Light territories Are reported Over he top. A few territories need worker according to an announcement convention hosts met t s of Tho local Junior statesmen will entertain Deles a1 from nine Southland High schools her sat Hay. Is it a n at their recent m eting Are s Anding it it to right Hetty Barta. Phyllis Pollard Shirley to. Are a. Ai. Main advisor Kula Zimmerman Mary Mott an i Joyce Lindol rom. In the front Row Are Bob Tietz and Keith Murphy. Red Cross Carmot refill to pre War status St is new Pacific manager highlighting of understanding that red Cross cannot go a Aback to pre War mat tis. But must Poi Forward Voith the change in world conditions tin new Pacific area manager Ramone Eaton was the guest speaker of the los Angeles county Council monday evening. Eaton a it years of red it to work combined with his a i u i Iii and practical Down to youth admits Gas station burglary Here an Al Monte juvenile has admitted burglar izing an Arcadia service station and has implicated a second youth according to sheriffs deputies at Temple City. T he two boy Are part of a group too much piecemeal zoning say realtors throwing its full weight behind the planning commission s proposed master zone plan for the City the Arcadia realty Hoard tuesday set up a committee of three members to study zoning. Paul Burkholder w Ade barns and c. In it Libson appointed by president George Alpaugh fallowing discussion of problems at the boards n ular monthly breakfast meeting of carpenters. Quot there is too much piecemeal zoning a said Gib on who advocated a Complete rezoning of tile City. Gibson said that All prop owners who seek annexation their land to the City should accepted and the new territory eluded in a master zoning plan. Wit were City employees request Federal intervention Union calling for conciliation service tile following Resolution was adopted by the City employee at a Union meeting a whereas the City employees of Arcadia. A Alifornia have attempted Over a period of or ars to pre eat their problems individually to the Arcana it oui Eil to Success a it a tit Ide standing of Community problems made a most favourable rupees Ion on the representatives a the various chapters. He has Vised almost All of the Western states organizations and stressed his pleasure and Surprise to find Active fed Cross units in Small towns As e i a the splendid work done in he cities of the West. H stated that not Only must the am of w fare for veterans be Forward but that among he r d Cross activities was the w re arrested this week after the need for aiding in youth movements sheriffs office received a false re n t a be constructive and edit n until the end of the month a i on toe Thelt of a Model air tabal he explained hat lint plane. Id Las is could be a dete. Mining the re Ort i d to he recovery of actor 111 helping who the Accident 60 j j in firearms Antonio mention programs now being Esbil s other loot. Ties. Tubes and pushed everywhere and that Home batteries stolen from a double nursing should play a most import drive Gas station last month were ,typa/1 of red.�?zclcs5l, of among the recovered articles be nine pointed out that Many areas in a California unit 66 association to form Here Quot it la a cacti. T he Anc i y employees of a due to the at of the Arcadia City lied the time to a prisons for Conchy Council reworking Condi hours of employ it a a win from red Cross Headquarters at 34 of Juvenio to and 13-Yeav old. Who Wheeler Street. Although the Campaign will carry i until the end of the month Arbor Gould director of the drive is expecting to have first reports rom All captains by Satu Day. Businessmen to discuss parking problem the parking problem will top the Agenda tonight when the Arcadia r h a n is association meets at 7 30 p. In. At Wookey a. Everett Watt is expected to report on the find mrs of the associations parking committee and a general discussion of promotion and development of Arcadia will be conducted by Dwight r. Stoner president. La Ward if. Flynn to address rotary club tomorrow hot Rod backs into Pony express Wagon Arcadia staged a Little burlesque Counsi flt or Northern it a a Connecticut Yankee in King Raj Way for �?z3 he was born he dearth of nurses that in Case of the prevalent a colds Quot or should there by an epidemic the trained Hopfe nurses would prove invaluable. Eaton also urged chapter representatives to give him an idea of their local problems that National red Cro s and local organization were closely United As one co id help the o her in solving Many per showing that Rota a through flexing problems United Effort and research must Arcadia was represented by mrs. Make the United nations effect Ive. Bess Reid vice chairman m s. Edward f Flynn will address tile Dorothy san in. Camp and Hospital Arcadia rotary club tomorrow on i chairman mrs. Robert Munroe a permanent peace through r Home service chairman mrs. Rich Valentine head of the motor until his recent retirement de col up executive Secretary mrs. Ward i. Flynn had been assistant Enid Van Horn and directors mrs. To the vice president and Gene a1 Nail Sims and Claire Charles. I he City planning Coin i snit ii met with the City Council tuesday night in an informal discussion of the commissions recommendation for a master zone plan which is now being studied by tile Council. The recommendation Calls for the employment of a planning consultant to work with the commission in the preparation of a master zone plan for the City. Nadia Are past single Resi it new Days and room must be made i do multiple dwelling units to help solve the rental housing problem. Burkholder outlined the plans cd the la be apartment Hou e Syndicate which he said is ready to move into Arcadia with $4,500,000 As soon As it can get 3,0-40 acres of Good r 3 property. He said the people of Arcadia want action on this re Zoong now. More than 40 real estate brokers and salesmen attended tuesdays meeting. John fanes reported pro a fess of the tax committee and president Albaugh discussed Bill Peri Ain in it to real estate now before a the legislature. Quot multiple listing creates the greatest co opera Ion among Brok is a said Jack Rowley in disc Susina the listing plan. It was reported hat the. Y tem has been used successfully by real estate Organiza i tons in other Southland cities and pres Dent Albaugh expressed the opinion that it is the a finest Way of doing taking a Long a w ahead arca a Cha tribe i of Commerce Monda night to text to sponsor formation of a California unit of the Highway 66 association which already is organized in Arizona new Mexico i j Texas and Oklahoma for the purpose of encouraging tourist traffic along this great National Highway. Secretory William Libby attended a meeting of interested people alow the Highway held last week at Winslow Ari and will spearhead or Ani action of a California unit among All of the communities situated on the Highway in California j Frank Gillette Resigna i Tion because of the closing of his j business was read and accepted. Directors John fanes and f. Hat 1 Roach a it re named to represent the i chamber at tonight a meeting to organize a committee on the new j i school Bond Issue to be voted in May. I chairman Vera Wickham of the j annual dinner meeting reporter that plans were near completion with de Ainsworth As main speaker and music to be announced lat r. Tickets Are on Sale by All direct a and. At tile chamber office and sine they Are limited to 175, the capacity i of Eaton s dinner room All who plan i to attend Are urged to Reserve Tarp chairman John furies of tin membership committee reporter that his committee will be composed of w. Mel Wilson. Glen Lasaile and John Miller. He also reported foul new membership applications from Clement a. Dacey Derby Motel Gung a Huntington Motel Robert Field jr., architect and Harold p. Lynn m. D. A a sen taint their own addition a hurts court shortly after Midnight saturday when a modern a hot Rod backed into one of the in Faribault minn., was graduated from the University of Minnesota. A a and holds an honorary degree of Large Wagon wheels at the Pony Docty of a tvs f a. Unive. Express sity of North Dakota. Flynn was one of the organizers and was the first president of the rotary club of devils Lake n d in 1920, and has been a Mem i of he rotary club of St. Paul sine 1923. He has served rotary inter.1 National As director District gov an assistant minister has been secured by St. Luke s Ernand As a committee member John g. Harrell appointed associate minister at St. Lake s episcopal Church Junior chamber bocks Clayton annexation the Junior chamber of comme be Lias Contin Unic a Ted Vath the City urging the annexation of property own d by Benjamin Cia ton on the was Side of Baldwin Avenue. A hearing on the annexation will be held tuesday night at the City episcopal Church and will begin work about july i it was Hall.,Utah 4 j j. He served As mayor and City at j two other property owners in the in flounced by the Rector the Rev. George West Barrett at Torney of devils Lake n. D. He is same Block with Clayton have Al he Parish lenten supper on tuesday evening. Appointed to a past president of the commercial i ready indicated their desire Quot to be his office of curate is John g. Harrell who will Complete his Law league of America and a annexed. Both j. L. Kohler and h. Raining for the ministry in june at the Church divinity past National commissioner of uni j. Ortman said they thought it school of the Pacific in Berkeley form state Laws for nor h Dakota popular sextet signed for boys league dance featuring a the nations number me Amateur guitarist the popular Dick Brooks sextet will provide the nude at nights St. Pat Harrell is a native of los Angeles. He a tended the Shattuck school. Man who touted Cep fined $300 in the last 25 years he has travelled More than one million Miles and in episcopal secondary school in he. The 8/ Lui. Faribault Minnesota and occident b. A a a s o to Limos Al College where he was president Sla is a old. Canada _ if the senior class vice president of the . Fraternity dramatics representative of the student Council and editor of the year Book. He spent two years at the Virginia Lek dance Quot hems give Quot by Quot he j theological Semin Ary at Alexandria prank c Jones changed his pm a oys league of m a d. At the High j Virginia before coming to the Rel in i v court to Guiv vested Lav Choel gym. Insulation for the completion anal was Foj members of the league and their it has training. Following ins Grade a resident. Walt Anderson have been Atlon in Jime he flu take a a orca Job 111 examinations Belove the Board of examining chaplains of the diocese of los Angeles and will then be ordained Deacon. From six months to a year \ he will be advanced to the Priesthood in stating the need for minister would be to their advantage become pal t of the City. To it Usy planning the dance for Sev Ial Days and have arranged an it standing evening. Indicative of tie calibre of the band is the Clari leftist a a eight years professional experience. Refreshments will be served by the a Good thing to a Plain clothes Man during the last week of the Santa Aluta season. . With Spurgeon in Ial assistance the Rector noted the charge. Col. Huron Fitts recalled to duty it col. Burro Fitts former a drunk Driver turns Over on Huntington turning Ove his 1937 Sedan on act that the number of commune Huntington near Holly tuesday cants of St. Luke s has increased night Leo a Cargile 42, suffered by 300 in the last five years and minor injuries and was fined $300 now numbers about 7c0 people and f0r drunk driving that there Are More than 1000 Bap his passenger Ralph Williams sized men women and children for 27. Of Santa Anita was also injured. Whom St. Luke a has a pastoral responsibility. Do lug this same gr0 m Vic Tom i Kenos w. Smith will discuss locators role the role of educators Iii meeting individual As Well As group needs of school child in through the teeing and Ehid guidance program in effect in the Arcadia schools will a discussed tonight by Thomas w. Smith in the concluding lecture in Tho Holly Avenue . Parent Duea Ion series. Tets of Reading readiness mental maturity school achievement p son ally adjustment and vocational interests will be covered. A life with baby Quot the popular 20-minute March of time film will be shown As a prologue to the evenings discussion. Tin film was prepared at the child so tidy clinic of Yale univ sity and t to e a rectum of or. Arnold i be Sill and was secured by Smith by arrangement with the University of Cali Porrua film Library. Smith re unwed his career by join Arcadia s transportation blockades i hat no Community can Hope to Prosper which does not have easy direct Means of communication i rom one part of the City to Tyi other is a pretty Well established fact and measured by this Yard stick we Are forced to the unpleasant conclusion that Arcadia is in a far from desirable situation and further that the situation facies the likelihood of tet tiny worse nub is we yet Busy an do something a amt it. As we see it. There Are today two main Barri test it it was transportation in Arcadia one of which the Park and race track Block of land is probably impossible to do anything about i he other the Santa be track can be solved. W e know of no other Community anywhere which allows a Railroad to bisect it across the Middle without making adequate arrangements for Crossings for almost two Miles of its length people living in South and West Arcadia in St Ither go a the Way to Rosemead Boulevard or Back to Santa Anita a tenth in order to get to the Northern part of the City or to Sierra Madre. I his is an intolerable situation and one that must by changed. However be i Ore that need be Don adequate highways must be built up to the Point or Points of crossing. Most important of these is tile Baldwin Avenue crossing. Baldy a ii. Avenue must be extended North from Huntington drive to it Colorado just As soon As possible. Nothing must be allowed to interfere with this program. The eminent development of the Baldwin ranch property into an arboretum May easily present an Opportunity to arrange for the construction of this Street along the Eastern limits of the arboretum property and the City should As soon As possible secure for Street purposes the length of Road now running North from Huntington to the ranch property. The other serious situation about to develop in arcadians transportation problem is the construction of the drainage trough running North and South from Huntington drive to the san Gabriel River Between Santa Anita and Al Monte. As the situation now stands the army s plans Call for construction of an open Cement ditch 50 feet wide with no Bridges Between Duarte Road and Las Tunas. This must not to it Quot to happen. We must have Bridges tit least at a amino ii Longden avenues and we can think of no Good roast the army should be permitted to make Deaden St re he City employees of Olina requested rep a a representative of because of this Ting in the City of Acadia and a a what was in City employees As i majority chore the american fed ration of labor and requested his labor organization to attend feelings wherein the employees ohioan were discussed by the employee s and american federation j labor representatives and whereas the chosen representatives of the Arcadia City pm hovers contacted the Arcadia City Council in an attempt to present he employees requests arid the a employ dec present at this meeting it re Given to understand the arado City Council had no Intel Lon of considering their requests x Eph through the very Ussatis i factory and impractical method id p. Of cure used in the past and a whereas the Arcadia City pm Joyces Are desirous and insistent exercising their constitutional rights a therefore be it resolved the Arcadia City employees local no. A Chi . Amp me. Al rein a the los Angeles Central Lana Council Althe Pasadena Central labor Council Al and the general membership of the entire american federation of labor movement be appraised of All the acts ret arding the actions and attitude of the present Public officials with respect to the City employees f Arcadia California and therefore be it further resolved he Arcadia i v employees local no. 051, . Amp . Aft request he services of the United states department of labor conciliation service for the purpose of Stab Ishing facts which will Lead to an settlement of the Arcadia Ity employees situation. Quot presented and approved this 0th Day of March 1947, by the membership of local no. 1051 . So Al by executive Board in requiem mass celebrated a or mrs. Saenz requiem mass for Refugio v. Benz 57, 2016 South Santa Anita i venue will be celebrated this homing at St. Stephen s Church Alt utter Mckinley a Broadway mortuary in charge. Interment will follow at Calvary met by there was a recitation of hero Ary t Rudy at user my Broadway Chapel. Vin ii bowed is tat unti a la a o la. Period the working budget of the list a Gold achievement key. In All Nadia resident and sex county Dis Parish has been doubled a $10,000 of heart attack there were 5.000 entries of portfolios strict a Torney this week was re mortgage on the Church paid and and single pictures from Southern called to Active duty by the army. $20,000 secured in Cash Bonds and victim of a heart attack Glenn j log the staff of the county school California High schols entered in suffering from a Back injury re pledges toward the erection of a Morris 56-year-od Groom Aas the regional contest. Cei Ved As a result of his service in much needed Parish House. He found dead Early yesterday morning in Pittsburgh Colleen s portfolio i two we orid wars col. Fitts checked further stated that the vestry in at barn Lour. Morris was employ d also will become eligible for a num in at Mccormick Hospital tuesday j tends to intensify a Campaign to by Trainer Lee Helton Ber of other prizes besides the schol j col. Fitts is planning the con i increase the building fund and plan t he body will be shipped by warship with the Prospect of Publica Striction of a Motel and cafe near to begin construction when $40,000 Glasser and Miller mortuary to Tion in a popular National Magazine. The upper by Bas been secured. I Green City mo., today. As Coord Nator of research and guidance following three years and eight months in the physiological research program of the army air forces according to mrs. J. E. Hutton Parent education chairman for Holly Avenue . Of any of our streets for a project of this kind. Failure to take Del mite and drastic Steps Iii this matter will mean that probably before the Santa feline is Breech i. Arvad a will be split East and West and North and South i a ing for All practical purposes Only two narrow streets thru which to funnel All traffic Between the East and West sides of town and these two. Duarte and Huntington run within two blocks of each other an intolerable situation. We believe that the City Council and City planning commission should give immediate and serious consideration to this situation and prevent it for unless we do something about it now this is exactly what we will be up against in a very Short period of time. In m Xico mrs. Saenz had the United states for the veal Quot and in California for 25 years. Ing Are her daughter Elena a son Alfonso Saenz i in. Valencia and Timur Nii a and six grandchildren. 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