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Arcadia Tribune (Newspaper) - September 25, 1947, Arcadia, California Bit three sections eighteen pages and Arcadia news Alit a a i it a California thursday sept 25 ,1947 let s have a Safe semester vol xxx City s eve Fua population seen close to 70,090 newcomers welcomed at Rancho banquet speaking to nearly 200 residents and lot owners of Rancho Santa Anita monday night mayor Homer Ormsby revealed that t in eventual population of Arcadia has been estimated at 70,000. I lie mayor and or. Samuel Ayers of the county arboretum were the principal speakers at the annual fall meeting of tile Rancho Santa Anita property owners association held at Eaton a Santa Anita. Or. D. M Donisthorpe p resident of the association introduced p. Wesley Davies manager of Rancho Santa Anita properties who introduced mayor Ormsby with a stirring resume of the accomplishments of the present City Council. He told of the sewer program the downtown Street lights the new civic Center the Bridge across Santa Anita Wash at Colorado annexation of the West Arcadia business District on the West Side of Baldwin the master zoning program and the admission tax on race goers at Santa Anita Park. Mayor Ormsby welcomed the new members of the association to the City. He discussed tile water shortage of the past summer and assured his audience that with the City population now estimated at 17,283 there will be 17,283 persons in Arcadia by oct. I according to estimate made by the county regional planning commission this week. Population of Las Angeles will total 1,921 285, the rom Mission estimated. The county total should be 3,849,390. According to the spa Elal census conducted he c jest a year ago Arcadia had a population of 15,524. 4-h club elects Lloyd Mason new president citizens group to help oily on recreation coordinating Council to name committee Lloyd Mason was elected president of the Santa Anita rangers Friday. Ile succeeds Les wails who headed the 4-h club in its first year 1946-47. Elected vice president was Allen Wellington. Gloria Ward will serve As Secretary Janice Mccutcheon As treasurer and Walls As reporter. At last week s meeting of the club reports on the convention at Davis were heard from Walls and Wellington Arcadia delegates. Reports were also submitted on the Treasury and on projects. New members of the club Are Rosemary Armstrong and Dick and Bill Evans. Next meeting of the club is oct. To at the Home of or. C. M. Baxter Leader. A citizens advisory committee to work with the City recreation commission will be formed by the Arcadia Community coordinating Council. After hearing Eugene Bowen City recreation director discuss development of the Community program the Council monday empowered its executive Board to make the appointments. It is believed the committee will be named in about two weeks. A the school system is the Hub of a properly developed Community and it is an acknowledged fact Tjia i people move to Arcadia in order to enjoy the benefits of its schools Asp id mrs. Reger Miller chairman. At the groups meeting monday. Tin schools part in building a healthy Community was the heme of the i meet my. A Arcadia schools have remained i Khi h i Mark mayor Homer Ormsby receives award for five years perfect attendance from mrs. Marion Bennett former president of coordinating Council As mrs. Roger Miller current president looks on. A Tribune photo. Fire department Forest service work together watching Peninsula working together to protect valuable watersheds the City fire department and u. S. Forest service keep a watchful Eye on a the the Peninsula is a thumb of rugged country sticking Down into Arcadia from the mountains. It is bounded on the free of much of the criticism cur West l a the City line from Grandview Down to Sierra Madre Driver helping another car struck by third assisting another Motorist resulted in minor injuries to Donald l. Cunningham 20, Pasadena he e he was followed by a series of i sunday morning. Talks by Heads of City departments j Cunningham was driving his car pushing another along Colorado and attempted to turn Down old ranch Road. The pushed car made building j of the new million gallon storage i tank for which bids Are now being sought such an occurrence will not i be repeated. He said earlier bids had been rejected As too High but tile Low bidder this time would definitely get the Job. Including fire chief James Nellis and it. William Orr acting for police chief William Cahill who is in Duluth. Minim at the Matorna Tionel convention of police chiefs. Chief Nellis described the makeup of the fire department with its 19 men and three pieces of equipment at two stations and of the continued on Page 3 Rev. Barrett leaving for St. James Church announcing his resignation As Rector of St. Luke a episcopal Church the Rev. George West Barrett left this week to become Rector of St. James episcopal Church in los Angeles. The Rev. Barrett made the announcement to his congregation at the sunday morning service. Located on Wilshire Boulevard St. James is the third largest Church in the los Angeles episcopal diocese. The Rev. has been Rector at St. Luke a for the past five years succeeding Canon e. B. Smith. The retiring Rector came to Monrovia Iii october of 1942 from St. Marks Church in Upland he had served As Rector and also As chaplain to Episcopalian students at Pomona and Scripps colleges. Before that he was assistant minister Cash Paul a Church in Oakland i where he began his work in the j ministry. I duing the five years that the i Rev. Barrett has been Rector of St. Luke a the Church has experienced considerable growth with plans prepared for building expansion. He has also taken a p eminent part in activities of the diocese. The Rev. Barrett is a member of Monrovia Al wan is club and of the Monrovia Public Library Board. Vestry of St. Luke a has already begun investigations to select a new Rector. It but Cunningham we As hit by Kenneth h. Eckert 27, Azusa. He was taken to Pasadena emergency Hospital. Last rites held for Fred Nash last rites were held yesterday for Fred l. Nash 1222 shout Avenue who died at his Home sunday. A native of Iowa Nash had lived in this area for 24 years. He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Anna m Nash two daughters mrs. Wilma Relph and mrs. Beulah Dorrance of Arcadia a son j. Maurice Nash of six grandchildren and to Sisters. Services were conducted by the Rev. Renwick Patterson of to Angeles at the Glasser and Miller he Pel with interment at live Oak cemetery. Caroline Ragland services held funeral services were held for Caroline c. Ragland 1021 South fourth Avenue who died at her Home sunday. A native of Kentucky she Bac ived Here for two years. She is survived by her daughter mrs. H. G in Hompson of Arcadia son Raymond Ragland of Batavia Java and four grandchildren. So vices were conducted b. Or. Charles s. Poling at the Glas ser and Miller Chapel with inter Merit at Glen Haven Somoria Park in san Fernando. Bontery adds two new lines gently levelled at education a mrs. Miller continued. A even with Don Hie session classes were kept Sinai enough to pupils exc Chen a a commendable degree of Community Intel est was displayed by Harvey and Rose contract s on the Santa Anita school in overcome i ing obstacles to Complete the classrooms for occupancy for Tiu a opening of school. A stated superintendent of schools e. E. Wes Ter House in amplifying Tho school theme. A for the past ten years a he said Quot and apparently continuing into the future our p Eblem has been to keep Pace with the rapidly growing school the released time religious education program proposed by the inter Faith committee was Dis cussed by the Rev. Will Hildebrand of the Church of the Good Shepherd. An experimental program limited to the fifth and sixth grades at Holly Avenue will be inaugurated this year according to present plans. Accredited teachers at the Catholic. Christian scientist and protestant churches will offer religious inst ration to those student whose parents sign the necessary forms. Of special interest was the presentation of two Community service awards by mrs. Miller from the l. A. County federation of coordinating councils. One went to mayor Homer Ormsby for his five year perfect attendance record a Arcadia Community coordinating Council. According to Dwight damage Field Secretary of tile l. A. Continued on Page 3 by double d Ive Horn Sierra Madre to foothill foothill Boulevard Over to the East City line and up to Hillcrest. Most of the land is in the Vash area. Special regulations arc in effect n the Peninsula. No b Ming Mavie done during the lire season even Vith a permit. Incinerator hours from 6 to a. In. Whereas the hours for the l ire prevention will be the Subj it of today a meeting of the Lions club. Est of the City Are 6 toll a. In. Al o included in this fire season agreement Are the cities of Monrovia pud Siera Madre. The end of the fire season is not n Here. Tom Henderson who patrols 1 pa5adena chapter american non inc Liq Tho Fornet local red Cross leaders attend chapter meeting by Claire Charles plenty of Wool for knitting an increased activity Iii the sewing Section and the statement that car Melita Center would be opened in Pasadena for not Only the production department but for the blood donor program were among the important announcements Given at the meeting of chairmen of the Volunteer special services sections one Peninsula for the Forest service says this is the most dangerous time of year because people get careless As soon As there a a Trace of Ain. The end of the season must be Onesi and the five branches affiliated with if. Further it was decreed according to National Headquarters that hereafter Volunteer special service sections would be associated with the regular Volunteer workers thus eliminating one scientist says democracy can t win atomic War a democracy can never win an atomic according to or Conway sir. Der Cal tech scientist who addressed the Arcadia forum tuesday night. Or. Snyder explained that the country that strikes first is the Winner and a democracy will not begin a War. At least a democracy will not begin a War without a declaration or warning and with such a warning the enemy country could strike first and wipe out major cities within a few hours he said. A listener asked the question can t we invent a defense against the atom bomb a or. Snyder thought not. A if for he said a we we a Able to invent a disintegrating machine which could dissolve or explode an approach ing atom bomb 1,000 Miles away that disintegrating machine would have to be so much More powerful than the atom bomb itself that the atom bomb would be obsolete and we would then have a new Mode of warfare a that of disintegrating each other a or. Snyder does not agree with those who believe it will take years for other countries to make the atom bomb. Another country could make it in one tenth the time Effort and expense we used because we were experimenting and sidetracked All along the Way he said. Other countries Are greatly benefited by All the experiments a have made. Or. In year feels that the Only Hope of avoiding War is through i ii Tei National control of atomic Energy and that no country should make or possess these bombs. A variety of current events were discussed in the of. Urn period conducted by or. Frederick roman. In. Albert so. Perkins Hospital group Leader Calls local situation disgrace commenting on the Lack of Hospital facilities not alone in Arcadia but in All of Southern California Albert h. Perkins chairman of the building and site committee of the Santa Anita Hospital As relation expressed his feelings in no Uncertain terms when he stated a it i scarcely necessary to speak of the dire need of the proposed 100-bed Community Hospital in fact with o r present set up lacking As we sixth annual fiesta opens tomorrow night turf club dance opening festivities opening with a Semi formal dance tomorrow nip Jet the sixth annual fiesta de Santa Anita May break All previous attendance Marks this weekend at the race track according to Arthur Cranston chairman. Sponsored by the Church of the holy Angels the fiesta Drew 10,000 persons in a two Day stand last year. With music by Rey King and his orchestra the dance is to is held in the clubhouse at 8 30 p. M. Bids Are $3. During the dance games and a musical program will be going on in the grandstand. Included on the fiesta program Are a giant National guard show by the 980th Field artillery battalion and a saturday night floor show in the fiesta tradition with strolling troubadours Spanish songs and dances. The finale on sunday will feature the Home cooked Corn fed Turkey dinner Complete for $1.50 and the do in All facilities for treating the i children s carnival. The was declared officially by the foresters. Factor thai differentiated Between they wont do so until there has certain regular and War time been heavy rain. What happened in Witjes Chatsworth they say could b worse Here. Engineers make Survey of civic Center site music Mart gets Stewart Warner local franchise As musicians Loren holding and Jerry Jackson of the music Mart. 138 East Huntington have waited a Long time for the instrument that will reproduce music the was Thev like to hear it. Their search a topographical Survey of the 13-acre civic Center site was made this week by engineers from the firm of Karl f. Tuttle civil Engineer look ing to the near future when Orchitis and designers will need this information in laying out tile new building plan for the Center. Leo l. Strecker of 170 West Leroy supervised the work for Tuttle who Alto is an a Cadian living on West Huntington. Ended this week when they took up the exclusive Stewart Warner franchise for this Ilea. The radio phonograph combination comes in two models the console and the 18th Century period. Music lovers Are water Engineer to sneak Here Victor h. Little opens Nursery on live Oak the constant improvement in the Quality and Quantity of merchandise available in Arcadia stores was emphasized again this week by the announcement by Charles Singer Man of Arcadia Bontery of the bringing to Arcadia of two new nationally known Quality lines of Fine shoes bostonian and thriller and Urner. Both of these lines have enjoyed a National reputation for Many years Singer fun pointed out and their p c once in an Arcadia store adds Vyt one More Teason Why us timers can shop with More Comfort for less Money and still get the Best in Arcadia. C. C. Elder Hydraulic Engineer for the metropolitan water District will be the speaker when the associated Chambers of Commerce of the san Gabriel Valley meet Here oct. 8. Tickets for the meeting May be invited t purchased for $2 at the Arcadia jut the instrument in their Homes j for Commerce the dinner or a night or two without Obliga i Tion. A meanwhile the record Stock at the music Mart continued to grow this week with the classical department now reaching its Peak. The Complete Stock includes All record brands. Mrs. Bess Reid vice chairman of the Arcadia red Cross also chairman of the volunteers accompanied by mrs. Dorothy Saint chairman of Camp and Hospital rec. Cation programs attended the meeting. With the coming of the blood donor program there will be a Call for Gray ladies for nurses aides Careener and for motor coups members this is the biggest peacetime project that red Cross has inaugurated. While the hurricanes floods fires and other disasters bring Quick action Lorn red Cross All Over the United states the launching of the new work is tremendous in scope continuous in action. It is stated that there will be from three to five years required for full development of the project at its Peak there will be Loci tired 3,700,000 Volunteer blood donors annually to be made by the american people. Tans Means that a whole blood and plasma will be provided for transfusions free of charge for the whole nation. It is panned to have strategically placed centers of collecting the blood so that every Hospital in the land will always have a Supply on hand for emergencies. John Spreckels arrested in family fight charged with disturbing peace. John Spreckels Iii arrested Here tuesday following a fight with his wife Loudell in their new Home on Santa Cruz. The 37-year-old heir to a sugar Fortune assert edly struck his wife repeatedly about the head and threatened neighbors with a poker. Mrs. Spreckels was taken to St. Luke Hospital where her condition Watt described a physicians have first Call on has appearing in City Cou t tuesday Pital Beds for their patients. This Spreckels was granted a continue is right and just but what about Alice and will make his plea sept. I 30. J incoming doctors they can Spreckels and his wife recently Dot pipe ill canc tor their patients pleaded guilty to charges of into i Hack and injured the situation is a disgrace. But it is a condition that can and will be Perkins is one of the hard working directors of the association not Only in his capacity As chairman of the committee that will recommend the final site for the building of the Hospital but in his All out Devotion to the project. Affiliated As he is with medical centers and hospitals he is especially Well informed on the subject and realizes to the fullest extent the necessity for the establishment of a Hospital that will in part relieve the Stringency now existing. A with our rapidly growing population we Are increasingly aware of the Lack of hospitals a he commented a this is not alone in our own area but throughout the county. And probably the state. We not Only have new doctors in our locality but Are advised that More Are coming in. At present every Hospital has its own medical staff which naturally Means that these a full length feature technicolor motion picture has been obtained for the children and there will be two showings. A magicians show games and refreshments will also be part of the program. Headlining the sports features of the fiesta Are the thrilling Jet races in the grandstand sunday. Racers will Battle Over the 200-foot course for prizes ranging up to $25. Grand prizes will be awarded sunday at la p. In. The track Hospital has been turned Over for a Nursery with a doctor to be in attendance. During the entire fiesta Booths will exhibit jams jellies cookies embroidery aprons Pillow cases and other articles. Proceeds Are to Aid in building a Convent for the Sisters of St. Francis of the penance of Christian Charity who teach at the holy Angels school in Arcadia. Cation following a fight in the Middle of Santa Monica Boulevard. Highway group meets tonight California unit Highway 66 association meets tonight in Azusa to hear assemblyman Ernest Geddes. Geddes will speak in the proposed freeway from Pasadena to san Bernardino. The meeting will be held in the Citrus Junior College auditorium at 8 p. In. After a Board of directors meeting at 7 p. In. Without Hospital accommodations there must be More hospitals to keep up with the increasing numbers of people coming into local Agency to Supply school with training car it announcement was made today through a. K. Wilson superintendent of m a d., that actual instruction of automobile driving will be come part of the schools traffic is the civic duty to establish gaining course. The Santa Anita Hospital for this area As it will be for other localities to build their hospitals. We must All be connected with this p object it is part and parcel of every citizens life for it is not alone an economic plan it is humane and is the citizen s responsibility to the Community. In fact As has been said a the Community Hospital is the Community s sch in f orders school safety traffic changes Chest Calls for workers p. Rn., at Eaton s. Do pending on Lage turnover rather than High prices Victor h Little opened his Triangle Nursery at 123 West live Oak saturday. In Arcadia for four years litter o Igi Nally came from Arkansas and has been in the Nursery business off and on for ten years. He lives at 2719 Al Monte Avenue with his wife and Quot Tumbler a their three year old son. The new Nursery will handle All it Neu general nurse a Stock include j Carol Jean is a seven Pound one ing and seeds. Landscape ounce newcomer at the Home of ing service will also be available j or. And mrs. R. S. Temple 23 Fano. We have the volume a says Little j the Little girl s grandparents Are a to keep prices j or. And mrs. R. A. Mclaren. Daughter arrives for r. S. Temples Saleswoman charged with drunk driving appearing in City court tuesday on charges of drunk driving an i hit and run. Mary p. Page. 37-year-old French Saleswoman had Het Case continued for plea until monday. The defendant was arrested at a Huntington drive bar shortly after Midnight monday. She is alleged to have struck a car driven by r a Butner on Huntington near Baldwin. Rotarians to hear talk on soft water Duarte woman Hurt in Auto Accident Here Ella f. Slater. 22, Duarte was Aken to Temple City emergency Hospital sunday Alto noon following a crash at Huntington and san time Rafael. Fourt in stitches were customer to the new taken in her Faery chief Cahill said. The crash occurred when Roscoe the chief also recommended to Slater s car struck a second Auto the City installation of traffic Stop Nealeigh signs on Duarte at second Avenue. With the safety of Arcadia school children in mind William Cahill chief of police ordered numerous changes in traffic cont of last week new Stop signs appeared at All four Corners of first Avenue school. I Speed limit of 35 Miles per hour was i set for double drive with the Post i ing of signs North of Las Tunas j and South or Huntington. One Way traffic on double drive will be enforced after a reasonable to allow Drivers to get a arrangement i suing the first Call for workers Community Hest officials this week prepared to open their Campaign office oct. I. The drive starts oct. 15. Office 5 p. Inu re a is. Hours will be 9 a. In. To closing at noon on sat the program is National in scope and was instituted by the american automobile association and the development of Ute program in this Section will be carried out by the automobile club of Southern California. Arrangement has been made by the Chevrolet motor division to allocate a be Tam number of 1947 Chevrolet sedans which will be used in the training course and the local Chevrolet dealer Mcdonald and o Boyle has agreed to loan a current Model four door Sedan fully equipped and with aaa basis dual controls. Wilson has already made application to have the school certified As a recognized school for the Driver education and training course mid when the application is approved by aaa in Washington the local dealers will immediately assign a Chevrolet to the school. Mobile driven by Jack a 30, Santa Monica Nom behind at a Boulevard Stop. City officials return today from conference other changes being made Are the Usra of fuel Oil bomb Type lights on excavations instead of lanterns red curbs in front of Santa Anita school blinkers on double drive islands and keep to the right signs for the Alta Entrance to double drive and the Alley Entrance North a cd of Huntington. To ice recommending new procedure for merchants washing of checks to prevent a recurrence of this years run of bad Check eases in Arcadia local police Are seeking increased Protection tor merchants and a tougher punishment for crooked payees. William Ahill chief of police is now in Duluth where he is studying possibility of a Toucher tap for bum Check artists at the chiefs convention. A a Craft talk by Hopkins. Arcadia distributor for the Famou woman Hurt by Concrete Block buys business a George e. Osborn of Long Beach has purchased greater Arcadia building and loan. Four City officials arc expected Back today from a meeting of the league of California cities at san Culligan soft water equipment will i Incisco. Feature tomorrow s meeting of a representing Arcadia at the con Nadia rotary club. Ference were Guy Cornyn City tilt addition to his talk Hopkins Torney Clint Billig City _ will present a film showing the Story Emma Hainer City treasurer and stumbled Over a Large piece of con of soft water with technicolor and Leslie Talley planning commission Crete in the Street. She suffered sound effects. Secretary. Bruises. Meanwhile a recommended pro Cebu e for merchants in Cash clucks was suggested in an Outlin drawn up by sgt. Fred Duane of the to. Angeles police a during the past few months am up to the present time Nui Nero is and Blank checks hav been stolen in burglaries. Also Fie Vitious printed checks Are Bein Ca bed by merchants. The suspect often work in gangs. Checks an made up and passed out Amor them to lit the identification of the passer. The identification that is generally used is a social Security irk fore of mall Vina men Heck d p alter Bank is Are mud Payee Mujal amount of the balance Leek in Cash. Bordure or Wile liner walking her dog on Golden West Avenue Friday night mrs. Gwenn clerk Dolyn Weigel 1031 Arcadia Avenue card which is fictitious. If nut fictitious it is not a proper identification As the number cannot be checked with the government. To r n it i tee and cursed the Rev present co Check for install manager i the Tim he then has Payee of the Check he has use end payer s premm Ted for e at a grocery Mould make Hie the Check ii urn the Check endorse Check is already Eji Pic yes endorse ii tile Check in Hie win i to i a and anti continued on Page 3>

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