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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - November 3, 1938, Arcadia, California Former Hearst editor kills self in fall from new York hotel window two sections pages an inde be n Dent news paper world wide news coverage by International Newt service and United Presa vol. Chi no. 200 weather fair tonight and copy 6 j Arcadia. California thursday. November ii 1028 Ici Ictor Watson sex Chicago and new York newsman pens final note to Mother new Lory ins a Victor Watson former editor of Hearst newspapers in new York and Chicago jumped or fell to his death a a today ire in e window on the Lith Ftp it or of the hotel Abbey. A letter addressed to his Mother was found in hts pocket. On the Back of the letter was in unfinished note scrawled in Pencil and addressed to the Coroner. It said a god forgive me for signed As Jones attaches of the hotel said Watson registered under the name of Jones this morning and was found dead soon afterwards. He recently was divorced from Kathleen Noland one of the first women news photographers. A sister of George Brent the film Star she got her first assignment from her former husband when she started work for the new York american in 1931 they were married in 1928. Recommendations Given Council on fire Force a a a a Community Chest Speaks tonight a a Campaign a Over Kidnap suspects and death Furnace i in j of i i i in i m i in. It pm i j ii i la will receive est sub Secretary of late millionaire physician of Sierra Madre Winner in court Battle recommendations of hew efficiency could be attained ire department were on toe City Council today better in the in department were on file with toe City Council today following a verbal summary report Given last night in the Wheeler Street fire station by Cecil Lochard instructor for the Trade and Industrial educational association state of California. Lochard. Who recently completed a training course with the members of Hie Arcadia department emphasized the need of the latest in equipment especially for the carrying on of efficient Salvage work mayor Arthur f. Malin and councilmen William a. Murphy Everett p. Niday and James r. Griffins attended the meeting. Meanwhile fire chief James Nellis issued a warning to arcadians who a insist on following the equipment. To a it is in violation of City ordinance and citations will be ordered Given to those who continue to break the Law a chief Nellis declared. He also warned against a false alarm Calls to the station citing the halloween prank which sent the men out on a fake Call to the Santa Anita Riding Academy As an example. In a. Ii. I. Sci of Shanghai China District grand master in China of the most worshipful grand Lodge of the philippine islands f. Amp a. M., who will be the principal speaker at a special meeting the Monrovia Lodge. Of history of freemasonry in will be the subject of an to be Given tonight at a meeting of masons of the 93rd District in House by or. H. China District China of the the Monrovia club j c. Moi of Shanghai j grand master in i most worshipful los Angeles nov. 3.�? ins a mrs. Dianne Matthews the a Cinderella will retain a Large portion of $30.00 in gifts Given her by her wealthy employer the late or. John Miller Masury of Sierra Madre a los Angeles jury had decided today. In holding that the millionaire physician whose private Secretary mrs. Matthews at one time was fully possessed his mental faculties when he made gifts to the Young woman the jury decided the a a hindered girls is to receive $14,000 Worth of Bonds Given her in 1937. And a lot joining the Masury Home in Sierra Madre. A adopted Niece the doctor had accepted mrs. Matthews As his a adopted his estate had sought return of All the gifts. Mrs. Matthews said today that she will not go to new York to contest litigation involving Hei Light to keep a $50,000 Trust fund established for her there by or. Masury. The doctor gave relatives More than a million dollars during his lifetime. Or. Waller p. Bliss involved in morals Case kills self p a Ipp or. Of staff of under the direction of j. New York on n. Y. Police examine Teeth Bones in murder probe new York. Nov. 3. A ins Teeth and Bones believed to be parts of a human Skeleton were exhumed from a Concrete a Tomb in the basement of ukrainian Hall to to Day by police seeking additional victims of the confessed Kidnap murderers of Arthur Prier. Grand Lodge of the philippine islands. F amp a. M Arcadia master masons have been invited to attend the session. According to announcement made today. Following the serving of refreshments in the banquet room or Mel will discus to amp for conditions in China. Educated in a s. Or. Mel residing in Claremont at tile present time where his two daughters Are attending Pomona College attended the annual Beefsteak dinner of the Monrovia Lodge last month at which time he was invited to return to bring a message to masons of this District. Educated in tile United states and a graduate of Columbia University or. Moi has had a prominent part in the expansion of masonry in China. Education is subject for club address a Lions educational Quot was the subject today for an inspiring address delivered to the Arcadia Den of Lions by Arthur a Irvin of Glendale past chairman of the major educational activities of the Dens in this District. Irvin was introduced by Cecil l. I Acy program chairman of the Day. E j. Simonds. Y. C. A. Secretary for the Santa Anita District also was a featured speaker while the guests included Clifford Nutt Oiel Monte. A Surprise raid by f. B. I. Operatives Edgar Hoover arrested four former convicts charges of conducting three kidnapping and one murder. Above the Furnace in which the body of Arthur Fried shot by kidnappers was incinerated. Below left to right the prisoners Are Demetrius Gula John Virga Joseph Nacoda and William Jackins. Overnight camping in flood control areas ordered prohibited Arcadia zones included in ruling i what noted people Are saying by International news service v �?11 new York Alfred e. Smith former governor of new York and democratic presidential candidate. Quot it is a proved fact that housing for persons of Low income conned he provided on any decent scale without some form of Public in he to do a new York mayor Fiorello Laguardia of new York Quot its not the Honor of the jew in Palestine that at stake its the Honor of great Britain that s Stak. And this is no time at England to Monkey with her for Columbus. O Davey ordering Middel town a Quot Ohio will continue to Law and order As Long As gov. Martin l. Guardsmen into latest world news flashes by United pros and International news service Anglo italian Accord gains approval London nov. 3.�? ins a Anglo italian Accord already accepted by the House of commons was approved tonight by the Lions lords. The vote was 55 6. Overnight camping is to be prohibited on flood control District property including that in Arcadia under the provisions of an ordinance scheduled to be adopted next week by the Board of supervisors. Picnicking or parking of any vehicles on property of the District also is to be prohibited by the ordinance. Which is slated to go into effect on december to. The ordinance will not pertain to any pro Perty which the District May lease to others for recreational purposes. Premises littered flood control engineers explained that persons who camped near reservoirs invariably left the premises littered with rubbish or papers and the District does not have the i utilities to Clear it. The Hunting season brings out a number of campers. Discharge or use of firearms or fireworks on or at any pipe it owned or control of the Hood control District is prohibited by an ordinance adopted two years ago. According to Beach Vasey Deputy county counsel who prepared the new amendments. Of America seeking Trade agreement with Britain Washington nov. 3.�? ins a the american government is seeking to Complete a rec Poca Trade agreement with great Britain Sec Victary of state Hull said today which will be mutually profitable for both countries. Council starts study of zoning ruling further study meetings of the City Council were ordered today on the proposed new zoning ordinance following last night s adjourned gathering in the auditorium of the City Hall. Seeking a working knowledge of Tho ordinance the Council will hold a series of study sessions on the sublet. It was Leper Ted this afternoon tile ordinance was drafted before the april election and has not been thoroughly studied by the present Council As a group. Stand for i remain Chicago a Gary Cooper film actor Quot i have nothing to say about the election the wars in China or Spain the european situation or the new hair styles i am on a vacation. Farewell a a Dixie a mrs. J Richard Dixie Davis wife of the former attorney for the late dutch Schultz is shown in her Reno nev., hotel room where she established residence in preparation for divorce proceedings. Davis was the Star witness in the recent mistrial of Tapies i Hines new York tammany District Leader British government w ashes hands of sea Battu London nov. 3.�? ins a the police order Hay moved i rom British government washed its Val Nett by sunday hands today of any official concern with the Spanish civil War w d. Millard. 530 Val Nett Avenue naval Battle which took place with today sought to make arrangements in sight of the British coast less to move a pile of Hay at that and than to Miles off the port of Kro dress to conform with City Ordi Nisi. Nance. The Spanish loyalist freighter by storing the Hay in the open Cantoria was shelled and sunk it was pointed out. Millard is in by the Spanish insurgent destroyer violation of a Section it the fire Nadir. Thirty six persons aboard ordinance. He has been Given until the freighter were believed rescued. Sunday to have the hut removed the City of Arcadia is named defendant in a suit for recovery of municipal taxes totalling $30,721 on file today in county Superior court on behalf of the Rancho Santa Anita and the los Angeles turf club. Arcadia City councilmen voted to deny the formal request for the refund last May. The complaint recites and the court action is the result. The complaint was prepared in behalf of the Racetrack owning corporation by a fit in of to called tax agents in los Angeles. Drop shown taxes levied for 1936-37 and 1937-38 Are involved in the suit. The complaint shows that the company a real estate holdings were assessed at $830,370 in March of 1936. And that this dropped to $401,280 in 1937. Improvements valued at but $31,-420 had grown to $446,480 in 1937. However while personal property increased in the City assessor s books from $1030 in 1936 to $41 265 in 1937. Waiving of setback ruling Given for school property the setback regulation of the i City a building code was waived today for the contemplated construction and moving of buildings planned by the Arcadia City District for the first Avenue grounds. The Boundary streets grounds first Avenue Avenue Santa Anita Diamond Street granted request. Welfare work youth group activity assured As Campaign is successful Quot Over the top a Gordon s. Eberly chairman of the 1938 drive for funds sponsored by the Arcadia Community Chest. Inc., today announced that the Campaign had reached its $4,400 objective. Budget of the Chest As adopted to carry on the years welfare Voik and activities of character building agencies Here. Eberly s statement issued from the i drive Headquarters at the City Hall this afternoon follows a the Arcadia Community Chest s Campaign for funds for the coming year is Over the top a Arcadia owes a great Deal not Only to those who have so liberally Given of their Money but also to those who gave so generously of their time in the Field. A there can be no better evidence that Arcadia is a progressive City Well Able to care for its own needs than the fact that nearly 150 Loyal workers will Volunteer their services and co operate too percent to keep the social welfare of the City on a plane we Are proud to have it. A contributions both Large and Small have been equally Welcome Tor we judge one s gift in proportion to his ability to give. The larger number of subscribers is evidence of the increasing interest in the needs of our fellow citizens and the youth of our City. A a the most difficult problem that the Chest meets each year is the Large number of arcadians who because they work in other cities feel that their donations should be made at the place of business. There is no connection financial or otherwise Between the Community Chest of Arcadia and those of other cities and in giving elsewhere one does not contribute to the support of better conditions surrounding their own Home. The Chest Hopes that in future years these Good neighbors will be Able to Divide their contributions. Thereby helping their Home City. Quot the management of the Chest on behalf of the participating agencies publicly thanks the workers the contributors and the Arcadia daily Tribune for their parts in our successful Europe at a glance by United press and International news service Vienna nov. 3. A up a the Vienna conference adjourned harmoniously today after a 75-minute session which revised the map of Central Europe for the third time this autumn by granting Hungary 4,635 Square Miles of territory and 850,000 inhabitants of Czechoslovakia. London nov. 3�? ins a the daily Herald reported today that marshal Hermann Wilhelm coding May visit England before the end of the year for further Anglo German conversations. School school f the school California venue and Ait included Iii Pasadena. Nov. Walter p. Bliss chief the Huntington memorial Hospital Here today was reported by police to have ended his life by stabbing himself through the heart with a knife. Or. Bliss recently was involved in a nun als ease in Pasadena. The physician a noted authority on internal medic Ine was taken into custody several w eks ago on a charge of lewdness in connect tic n with police investigation of alleged perversion of prominent citizens. Or. Bliss was released bail pending a hearing month. Shortly after noon today police were called to the Home of the physician on a report that Quot someone had committed officers reported Back to Headquarters that they found or. Bliss dead of a knife wound in the heart. Jim Ulto Fob District attorney alleges l. A. Motor officers paid for advancement Oil $500 later this los Angeles. Nov. 3. Ins a speeding up the investigation District attorney Buron Fitts today personally assumed full command of the i tvs a graft probe. At the same time he announced the county grand jury would hold a special meeting monday to hear evidence that members of the police motor Cycle squad paid for promotion and higher rating. Hold conference of Washington nov. 3.�?the United states will never recognize Japan so Conquest Quot of c Hina or any other claims by Nippon to special privileges on the Asiatic continent it was Learned today on High authority. Japans Call for a a fundamental revision a of the China situation voiced by Premier Prince Konoye fell on deaf ears in Washington. Calling of the special session the grand jury an extraordinary step in itself was announced after Fitts had conferred with Robert Mccurdy jury Foreman and the latter had approved the meeting. Fitts said his asserted evidence of payoff for promotion on the motorcycle squad would be the first phase of the alleged graft condition to be considered by the grand jury. Los Angeles. Nov. 3. a tile latest sensation in the City civil service scandal today was a Price list indicating that men paid $1 a minute for Advance peeks at the examinations for policemen and firemen. District attorney Buron Fitts said the prices were those charged a Man who had powerful City Hall connections. The list $5�?the bargain rate for a five minute look at the question and answer Book. If you did no to think you could pass the examination after one look you could come Back and buy another $5 Worth. Deluxe offer $250�?for a Complete copy of the questions and answers to be memo by Ray Marshall i Iii Tea pre staff Correme indent Tokyo. Nov. 3.�?prince Fumi Maro Konoye the Premier in a speech broadcast to the nation today demanded a world new Deal to establish peace on the principle of a fair balance of Power. Interpreting and amplifying a pre victus government statement of Chi applicant took the Nese policy. Prince Konoye Anontine de that if necessary Japan would extend its Conquest to southwestern and Northwestern China to crush resistance and prepare the Way for far Eastern stability. $500�?tile deluxe offer assuring that the buyer was placed High on the civil service list and in direct line for the Job he wanted. Construction in unincorporated county territory jumps data revealed to supervisors increase of More than 25 per cent in building activity in unincorporated territory of ios Angeles county was announced today by the county building department in releasing figures for the first to months of 1938. October was a Boom month with permits aggregating $2,577,109 in j value which was More than $1,000, too ahead of october. 1937. A total cd 1757 permits were issued last month some 200 More than the total for october of 1937. Gain results valuation of building permits for the first ten months totalled $20,-737,178, As compared with Only $16,-654,914 or the similar period of last the gain of $4,000,000 was than 25 per cent ahead of last year s total to Date. One Story residences accounted for the greater part of the new permits issued last month us in previous month. Federal insured housing Loans were made for most of the new houses. Year. More Absentee ballot warning Given to City voters we re on the air Khz of the Mutual Don Lee coast to coast network is the official radio station of w a by a her no i a a a London nov. 3.�? up a the West end and Soho weekly will say tomorrow that col. It Barie a. Lindbergh is about to take out British citizenship for himself and family and accept a High civil aviation Post in England. The weekly will say a from re s of the highest authority to a Vii t end weekly is Able Toa a a that col. Lindbergh famed a , May accept a High pollen in civil aviation. Today is the deadline in which Absentee ballots May he obtained for next tuesdays general election. This warning was issued from Sacramento today by Secretary of state Frank c. Jordan. According to Jordan the ballots May be voted upon prior to election Day and filed with Affa davits by november 14. At the same time. William Kerr county registrar of voters disclosed that the polling Headquarters in precinct no. 7 had been switched to the garage at 1705 South second Avenue. Arcadia. % and the Arcadia flows tune in on our world and local news broadcast Over Khz very wednesday at 4 or i. M

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