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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - September 11, 1947, Arcadia, California Help publish your Hometown paper contribute news of your neighbourhood two sections fourteen pages Ani Arcadia Sims Arcadia California t a Board Elkins fail to agree on school site District to bring condemnation suit tin school Board voted tuesday to undertake condemnation proceedings on to acres of land North of foothill Between double drive and Santa Anita Wash which the District wants As a school site. The boards offer of $3,000 an acre refused by George Likins owner of the property who a ked $7,000 an acre Elkins plans to develop a subdivision North of the property which is opposite Perkins drive i he City planning commission has withheld its recommendation on tile proposed tract pending negotiations Between Elkins and the school Board. The Board approved the bus schedule for fall semester. The lit. La Ipi be n City a us City schools Register 358 new students three Hundred fifty eight students registered with Lite schools monday and tuesday cording to e. E. Westerhouse i it intend it of schools. Registering at Hist Avenir were 124 new pupils while i to signed up at Holly and 94 at Santa Anita school. Among the 358 new Comers to Arcadia schools were ii kindergarten pupils. At the opening of the fall term in 1946, new students totalled i. Schools fear return of double session even with a third now operating it is whether Arcadia can sessions for very Long school Plant questionable avoid double according to e. E. , superintendent i schools. , chairman of the chamber of Commerce schools committee told the Board of directors monday night that the big influx schedule which has been changed of new students May cause a return to double sessions. Because of the dropping of double sessions will be published in tins newspaper sunday. Teaching assignments were also approved. Word received by the Board that the state had approved plans for tile Hugo Reid school. Working with the school District will be Joseph Severens county curriculum coordinator and Thomas Smith research and guidance expert. The Board accepted the bid of Gene Spranger on a 30 cubic loot ice Box for Sto. Age of milk at Santa Anita school. Bids on the moving of two army surplus buildings to first Avenue school will be opened at a meeting of the Board monday night. Bids Lor school bus gasoline will be opened oct. 8. Sanita Sage memorial a the idea keeps kicking around the it is talked about the better it seems. You know the idea of taking one of the greek ionic corinthian roman or whatever they Are columns from tile front of the City Hall and converting it into a memorial for the dead of both to. Id wars. The City Hall built during world i and will be torn Down in the Post Boom after world ii so what is More natural for the columns which have stood in front of the City Liall for to these Many years to be Given a place of Honor in tile landscaping plan of the new civic Center As a memento and reminder of our City Hall. It would be a Job to move them for they must be made of Concrete or Brick with a Concrete covering then stucco. But Glen Watson and his engineering Crew could figure out a to Box them up tip them Over Load them into a truck and move one Down to the new civic Center and put it up again. It could be done it should be done and there is a project for some of tile service organizations or service clubs to get their Teeth into. The new owner would probably go along with the idea. At least someone should explore the idea a Little farther. He discussed the need for land in the Northern part of the City for future school purposes and the chamber went on record in support of any program found necessary to insure the land being available when needed. It announced that transportation Chai. Man p. Hal Roach and William Libby would attend the bus hearing in Monrovia and Hie freeway hearing in los Angeles next week. It indicated Itiat they would oppose tile reported route Lur the bus line from Monrovia to Temple City across Arcadia and would seek to have the plans for a i l leeway across Arcadia follow the line of the Santa be railway. An invitation received from the Baldwin Park chamber of Commerce inviting Arcadia to enter a i lout in a Parade in their red Ryder Days Celebration and attend the festivities. No action taken. Walter Muller named to work with the Monrovia chamber committee in arranging the dinner meeting for rep. Richard Nixon scheduled for oct. 30. Bandit holds up West Arcadia liquor store safely leaders will ask City to name Council permanent status City funds sought seeking establishment As a permanent Civie organization safety leaders this week planned to Tusk the City Council to appoint a five member safety Council and appropriate $100 a year for expenses. At a meeting monday night the group voted to make application to the National Balty Council for establishment of an Arcadia chapter. The present organization is the a cad i a half of i the old joint safety Council which had not met Lur three months. With Charles w. Easley of the Junior chamber of Commerce pre siding in place of Ernie Boucher the group included mrs. L. C. Fris president of Holly Bra mrs bulker safety chairman cd Holly i fat. Mrs. E Hutton publicity chairman . Council Albert site decision a hulking engine on a in a it doing in will t Ranf port Lunet work in. Read in Permam set. Edward Mirler serving As Crew s sgt. Edward Murfett son of or. And or fett of 616 West Camino real currently serves As and Hight Engineer on one of Tho cd airliners Hospital group last minute offer Mode to committee try Laire charms sixty leading physicians of \ Ria it a Monrovia Duarte in pie City and Sierra Madre dined with the Board of directors of the Santa Anita Hospital association Iii a dinner meeting at the Zanzibar cafe tuesday evening. While it had been hoped that announcement could Iii Sec Cucu bos i nil Perkins Chan Man of and site committee s a new location had ssi we Jug. Say. Call Al a 7 2131 with news of your family and friends vol. Xxx no. 37 h. T. Michler to head Chest fund Campaign Telephone manager new drive chairman % a ii la u be made Olce Al Bori i the ated that a been of Lei it Ion would by it i i i i Iell i. A Adcock councilman Donald Miller City school. Stanley. Mcclintic m a d. James n. Walker rotary club mrs. Deco Van Horn red Cross Charles e. , rotary Chub and police chief William Cahill. The safety Council expects to operate on a permanent year round basis working in All Fields cd safety at the present time the emphasis will be on lieu troop Carrier group Munich air base. His org nation a of Row ult Imir Opean ail eats is Mur chief 60th ran sport service at tin realty Board blasts Federal indictment condemning the Federal governments indictment of toe National association of realty boards the local braid tuesday night authorized its president George Albaugh to inform the association of the local action. More than 75 persons packed carpenters banquet room Lor discussion of the indictment. Tile realty Board will ask Congress to exclude from the anti Trust Laws All organizations Selling their services. Labor unions Are already exempt Albaugh said. A movie on water softening shown at the meeting. City to sponsor saturday morning recreation plan by Nanc y Hutton plans for Community recreation. Ere a i cussed by e a Gene Bowen the new i Ector with members of Arcadia count la of parents and teachers tuesday at their opening i meeting of the school year. Holly i Avenue and fills Avenue school grounds As Well As the City baseball Park Are to be the scene of saturday morning programs of so. To and crafts. Teen agers will be offered a monthly dance with sep-1 Arate groups for eighth graders and i nigh school lower clansmen. Hollowing a period of questions on the Pas i of Council members which established the fact that Tho i programs will be augmented to lit of All age and interest group support the prone la the the military Aioli ii airline w he ii military and Allied f eight routes in command. A regular army Man so left Ever of the service in Ary 1943. He stationed it to Vining All u. S. Onnel and Eui Opean t. Mur Janu Bur of a d College Printer army he in a Ood base air depot in England and one half years and has id at the Munich air base since Ber 1945. Ergeant Murfett graduated from attended Pasadena City and employed As a in years before entering the air forces. My his a Ife Marjorie reside the military Inch Germany. Immunity of a building permits reach $250,000 irs ten Days gals about All a lot of modern gals know about a Needle is that you have to change it every so often on the record player. Relieving the proprietor of $130 in Cash including a Short Shorter Bill a Bandit in a sheepskin coat held up a West Arcadia liquor store tuesday night. George Seidner Hie victim no i tilled police shortly before 8 p. In. I that a Young Blond about five feet eight inches tall wearing a Brown i Cap. Held him up with a a a Large Black j a i want All you have and put it i in a bag a ordered the Bandit. I Seidner complied emptying his Wallet and Cash Register. Tile robber walked out the front door. Fred Wheeler in Hospital Fred Wheeler of Arcadia sporting goods is reported resting comfortably alter an operation at St. Luke Hospital monday night. Wheeler is expected to be in the Hospital for another week. Atkins planning new bus lines in Arcadia area. Donald Atkins Hopes to operate Lour new bus lines in the Arcadia area. On file with the California Public utilities commission is a new petition submitted by Atkins for a certificate of convenience to operate three bus lines in the environs u Monrovia and Arcadia especially in the Mea South of the two cities no hearing Date has been set. Attending a hearing on the petition yesterday in Monrovia were t. Guy corny a City attorney William d. Libby Secretary of the chamber of Commerce and f. Hal Roach h a in r transportation chairman. City Hall Sale around the county you hear some Nice tilings being said about the City Hall Sale i most cities Are wrestling with the civic Center . Some Are looking Lor places to build them and find they May have to Shell out some real dough to get a location and Here we turn the thing around and get a lot of Money for ours. No City Hall engineers office water department or other City Oft ice should occupy property As valuable As the present City Hall location is and yet they must be centrally located. That a hard to do. Looks like we Are moving in that direction and the mayor and City councilmen Here Are to be complimented they Are being envied by other cities. Brains changing your mind Isnit always a guarantee it will work any better. Two killed 64 Hurt in 50 traffic accidents Here since january i fifty accidents have killed two and injured 64 persons Here since Jan. I. Atter studying a list of crashes and injuries compiled by Arcadia police the Arcadia safety Council monday night started its drive for Back to school safety by recommending to the police department a More comprehensive traffic patrol around school . The Council recommended that the it a. Survey the system for treatment of injured students. Under the present system a child must be taken to a doctor designated by the parents. It the councils recommend a near Baldwin feb. 14, Colorado it near old ranch feb. 16, 156o South Santa Anita feb. 23, Colorado at Gate six feb 27, 815 South Baldwin and Huntington near second Fob. 28, Alley Between la lion that parents authorize the Pote and Santa Anita it and u be g a Lse to i Ere a Hollywood and the Gal who left when asked How continued on Page 2 schools to take to the nearest doctor. It recommended that children receiving bicycles be taken to the to ice station by their parents or a talk on Bike safety. Accidents which have killed of injured Drivers passengers pedestrians and Bike ride s since the first of the year included Jan. I 15 West Colorado and Santa Anita near Colorado Jan. 5, Colorado at Eaton a Jan. 12, the a feb. 0, Holly at Naomi feb. 7. Norman at Lovell feb 9, Baldwin near Duarte feb. 12, Huntington y March i Las Tunas at Holly March 2. Huntington drive and holy Ai Arch la Volante and need. Council voted to support the Gram. Mrs. Gel Ald Pearson amens recreation chairman will to k with Bowen and the new recreation schedule will be placed in the hands of every Parent in Arcadia through its distribution to each school child. Mrs. Charles Gey president of first Avenue . Reported that her units first meld my would be concerned with the object of recreation. Banner year seen indications Are for a Banner year As Lar As enrolment is concerned. Arcadia is on the move and a is a struggle to keep ahead of development a said e. E. West i House superintendent of schools in commenting in school Aci nuni problems. He expressed his platitude to parents Lur heir patience with last years in a a Cleome double sessions and hoped mat it would be possible to continue die Lull Day sessions which Are be no resumed this year. Arcadians schools special s re ices of past jeans Are to be augmented tins year Western a. I continued. We Nave a dad to pm Tail Xvi s. V l git t Borden a reseal in and guidance , As Wen a an extra nurse Ana an additional physical education . Aboard mat. Eds the braid is gratified at Bein -, to up a tile Bania Anim it Ain scout be id in Rne Staten Hie Calvaria will not How to a i Eacy until alter toe or St of the 1 a ear. K l it ration facilities Are b a plodded , never it <.�?�>�, of mat students May obtain milk. A Hie new Saki y schedule adopt i by Ira school Board explained by we tar House. In a. Set up Steps or Ciasch cation consultation during to Lions Are based teachers Educa when a Bulkin harms returned to the City Hull alter labor Day they were met with a flood o requests tor permit to build new Homes in . In the first it Days of this month permits Valu. D at More than $250,-000 have issued by the City almost All it the p emits being to residential Bullan among the new Homes being planned Here Are a $12,000 residence i for mrs. At Arguerite Tiger at 111 Wert Lemon a $ i .j,200 Home i or e. I a. Duncombe at 817 Monte verde a $13 000 Horn tor Harry Greve at 949 Monte verde and a $12,000 Home at 937 pm. Ley tor. F. My a Abiy. John ii Coit will by id a Home a 50 Ai. a. R. Will bund an i Gnu Home at Drake Road Patricia Tope Matt very Day Dele red until Tita a could by made. Albert t. Case vice chairman of the Board presided in absence of president Leo m. Meeker who lion vacation. He read a Telegram from Meeker expressing regret at his inability to be p. C ent and saying that his Toast to ail present a build for health. Case introduced or. W. Al. Brig Monrovia who briefly outlined the need for the Hospital and told of an unsuccessful Effort made in the Monrovia Aiea Many years ago. He introduced the peaker of the evening or. Louis Regan past president of the los Angeles county medical association. Notes Lack or. Regan is a forceful speaker impressing upon his audience his keen appreciation of the Lack of i Hospital facilities and said that California behind Mississippi i Hospital facilities that this Spe Mal area had Only 17 Beds Lor 55,000 population. He cited emergency cases and the difficulty Many physicians experienced in obtaining Beds for Pabi Iii impressing upon his hearers i the fact that this is a Community project that every medic every citizen in fact from the highest to the lowest there should is a concerted Al fort to Aid in building not just the 100-bed at this period but a 200-bed for As he put it a a with too Betis you will i�?~4,.c it Lilied within to he urged everyone present not Only to participate in the project1 but to spread ins influence and to Aid in every possible manner to continued on Page 2 Heads drive ii. I. Michler has been named chairman of immunity it Hest Hind drive. Toastmasters elect Carl fee new president we enlist sufficient its we can put this drive in three or four Days a ii. T. Michler yesterday ring his appointment As ii Rector for the Hest fund drive Ball Mpa Ign immunity in i Kilmr. A if we hit a St three a a us wont t he Day hav Mil will meet directors a Iii the belie on for the m Ichler drag out with the when he sept. 19. Ail that this years even More highly Izi Carl Dent club a election at the fee is i 2 a a it i held int Las in Hie i Cha Ina i he a monday to a1 Venin t regular wearily dinner int ing at carpenters Santa Anita Cal. He will succeed Sumner w. Ranger who Nas headed tilt Organ 1 Iza Tion Lor toe past six months. Fee will take office oct. 6, together with Roy Davidson As Vic president Orvilie Tulga As Secretary to. Ensure and Spaulding w. Ovitt As sergeant at arms. George Al Vine As Deputy governor and Rodney Johnson As educational committee chairman Boid office for another six months. Retiring president Ranger plans a ladies night on the occasion of the installation. Roy Davidson toastmaster last monday evening presented three continued on Page 6 last Hiles held for mrs. Gum i loth ton be ii in e he link r me Are eng Dis a outside Noral services for Raj be gum 45, wife a w. Gum. Los Ang it mrs. Rheta f or. Wales dentist West Arcadia May have parking lot for carnival West parking i Lowe in i with i plated $19,000 1 be built May time have its for the giant Hal Arcadia lot in carnival. The grading almost com a four foot Brick Wall will Flung the West Boundary i Morgan of he lot. Topped with a five foot 455 Chain link Fence. Paving will then us a be started. Lorer i were conducted yesterday from the i Chapel of tile Armstrong family mortuary. Mrs. Gum born in Canada had resided in Southern California for 26 years. She died sunday at her Home 379 West Duarte Road leaving a ides her husband a son Richard l. Three Brothers Malcolm Archie and Johnnie Mcphail and six Sisters Dolly Wiley Betty Deshields Gracie Stevenson Isabella Langham Katherine Bogard and Mae Mckinnon interment in Inglewood Park cemetery. Optimist club holding skating party tonight i than in the past. He said should hit every Home in with the idea that Contri Chuld be made in the Home mily of the contributor. In it Many arcadians have told that they contributed Down at the office a Angeles and other of Arcadia. Michler manager of the Arcadia Telephone Exchange has been in by. Mess her since the Middle of August 1946 he moved Here with his family two months ago and but s at 2205 South Santa Anita. He and mrs. Michler have two children Joyce 12, and John 8. A Veteran of 21 years service with the Telephone company Michler came out from Michigan 19 years ago and had been with the general of lice., in los Angeles until last year. A a a a ice i.--.dent of the a Ama rotary club and serves on the Board of directors. He a also pre Idem of the lutheran businessmen crab in la. Angeles and a i member of the Arcadia chamber of Commerce. At the next meeting of the Chest a report will by heard from Sam Owens budget committee according to Arthur Gould president of the Community guest. The committee has been studying fund estimates rom a dozen agencies Gould said. $12,750 Rem in at 945 King. Ley. And Malcolm Carlson will build a $10,000 he me tit 77 i Nam. Four in w Bona on Greenfield i i be built by h. N. Berger. A Luiree Homes to be built on alter Are Lor Albertw Kohl Ronald g. Doe and l. A. K it. Or. Other new Home be planned by h. L. Mon,.it at 1901 South sixth George Tim e. 414 la t i a Mon Harry Farber 429 Lemon r. We pot mtr 902 co onado Richard Rowe 68 Magna it a Irene. Stevens 724 Fairview and Donald get at 53 Genoa. A services at Ion ii being in at 141 we i live Oak or Martin. Reporting that chinese Elm Trees Are being killed off by a blight in Many the county has urged West Arcadia to consider another Type of tree for the lot. The Planton the q my has been deferred for the present according to a. Dexter Gail jr., representative of the Benjamin Clayton interests. With Rudy Schwarzkopf it my the program the Optimist will cell orate ladies night to it with a skating puny following Ner at carpenters. Optimists will get an inside re 11 trial sept As their a a nac Loo Light do planning dance they have one of the count v i a Tel is a i Emp a musts e t the am in Aion. Ult 5, when speaker Orange in Marin. With a of Poison victim s will tells of suicide plan apparently poisoned by quinine a ties r. Hurley. 48. Was found dead in his bed tuesday night. It is believed Hurley committed suicide. Found near the bed in the rear of 512 Woodruff were a will which stated that Hurley had Quot planned it Lur months before and a Box of \ quinine tablets. Hurley a Alon Rovia Mason my a member cd the International brotherhood of trainmen. Felonious assault charge in beating following withdrawal of an assault and Battery complaint against James Walton in City court yes to Day a warrant Foi felonious As Ault issued by Monrovia Justice court. Walton Asse Ted in assaulted t. Lane in his apartment sept. 3. H move. M. Arrangements tor the fall dance were discussed at a meeting of the Junior chamber of Commerce tuesday night at the chamber office. The dance is scheduled for sept. 25. Committee reports including a summary of the paper drive were also heard. He i police red Cross join Young Arkansas travellers a Dill six us much Ummer. Classi fic Ai an individual background wha several in elements attainable in each Catassi cation. The elaborate system pm revised to obtain the be.,t possible Monte verde and Huntington teaches a and to give them no aves to remain with the District drive near Holly March 30, Huntington and double drive april 3 h tin ton and Colo ado april 5. Colorado near Vaquero april 12. Double drive near Haven and 30 Camino real april 13. Second at Genoa april 18, Duarte Road near Al Monte april 20, Holly at Norman april 23, Duarte near Al Monte a ii 30, first at St. Joseph and first and Huntington continued on Page 2 Hie Well attended meeting presided Over by mrs. R. N. Ai master and included mrs. T. Guy Gornyn airs. Joseph h. Day Al. Archer , airs. A. Frisbie. Al Charles Gerry mrs. J. Ai. Haack airs. A. N. Hunt. Mrs. J. E. Hutto mrs. Vav g. Lawson mrs. Ralph Malcolm Don Aliner mrs. Gerald Pearson airs. Elsie porn e. E. Wester House and mrs. E. R Wingard. I by Claire Charles lie co operation of the Arcadia police and the Arcadia Hiss resulted in a constructive episode last week that hearts of All who Learned of the incident. Chronicle the details of the kindly Illiam Al. Cahill and two of his pet has warmed the it is a pleasure for action of chief of officers Joe Ocello Aru and Cook found three a us to of ice to Erans upon p Finie they i be earn Ionia wanted two la of one Ria t Loon tug Tho a u Thiu a gated the 1 l r it mar it it their in 21. By i Usa a ooh. Seems that officers Ocello hem food and the police pro Vliem with Beds for the night. To nine chief Cahill took no d be d be a Tribune bulletin photo. I rial Daas Sefz a new schedule for prosecution of Arcadia cases by the District attorney s office is worked out by w. E. Simpson District attorney left Guy Gornyn City attorney and City judge Noren Eaton. Usu d in Luti Dis Lunk and Cal stat i 11 Ley had imagined. I Well the Odices took them to 1 the red Cross the executive Sec i Dehorn Retay airs. Enid Van Horn a instead ranged with the Wall in shop to to the police pistol Range to for a few hours enabling them in funds to Aid them but Folk do not know is that the paid the Lucia out of hts own i i m Antime airs. Van Horn a Ontai Ted tile red Crews Iii mine town in turn the father brother., wa., Load and a<l-1 $60 to provide tru Sparta if their return Home the t red fro a telegraphed t d new and the Moray the provided sleeping qua Pera a die second night the lad led to drive their car Backel of taking a bus. To they continued on Page 2>

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