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Corona Daily Independent (Newspaper) - March 18, 1940, Corona, California \ a w. Ore i it Short tag at bid riels Stukus ter Landon of held. Circle Olty flying Chib amazed to. And a jilting Iri lot had brought his wife and child to the breakfast sunday. Quot f. A Corona woman so interested in a Book that a stopped in front of the in dependent office and sat Down to read an interesting chapter this afternoon. Deputy Coroner Seymer Cash a Nymn Strating a Strong hold used on unruly prisoners. Wesley Bratten limping around with the Aid of a Cane after a. Horse fell on his right foot Aubrey Wilhite aided by his Young son building a retaining Wall around Cactus Beds on his property at the Corner of Joy and eighth streets. 50c per month. 5c copy. Dedicated to the Lote reats of Corona Orojia California monday March 18, 1940. World news cot Crage Fly United press weather noddy and mild tonight and to Morrow un8ettleiv-Wert-poti<m.-Kontlc Southeast wind. Tempe Atuk Hiffa ,5 low.49 sunday high.69 low.48 rainfall this season 11.09 last 8on9.57 vol. 42, no. 66. In Brief Dai important state news events tithe United states Fleet including 130 surface vessels 350 aircraft and about 45,000 officers and men. Is iii. Leave san Pedro and san Diego bases afr air 2"tot Maneu vers in tie mid Pacific lasting until april 26. George Sehlmeyer of Sacramento master of the Caj Ornia Grange will conduct a school of instruction for about 250 Grange officers of Riverside a an Bernardino los Angeles san Diego and Orange counties in the West Riverside school april 7. The it. Rev. Msgr. John j. Crowley 4?, Quot desert priest Quot whose Palsh extended from 14,000-foot it. Whitney to the Depths of death Valley was killed when he drove his car into the path of a heavy truck while attempting to avoid hitting a cow that had wandered on tiie Highway near Junction. Despairing of being cured of a cancer a. W. Coman 74-year-old Fullerton rancher committed suicide by shooting himself with a revolver owned by a Sopnrin Law. California s new Law for settling Industrial disputes called into play for the first time re stilted in an amicable settlement of a dispute at the Union Oil co. Plant in oleum and averted a strike of 700 workers Over a Workman s alleged sleeping on the Job. Strange antics of a heart broken Collie dog caused Hermosa Beach lifeguards to Start a search for a possible drowning victim. Two suspects were Jall de in Banning and officers sought two others during investigation of the death of George Stephens. 75, of Crossroads on the Colorado River near Parker dam. George l. Beadle 28-year-old of Irvine station attendant was injured fatally when his car catapulted 144 feet Over a Steep embankment into cent Inela Park in Inglewood. Samuel untermyer 82, prominent new York lawyer who combined a crusade for liberalism with a Law practice which once paid him $1,000,000 As a single fee died in his Palm Springs Winter Home of pneumonia. George Mcfarland a native of England observed his 105th birthday anniversary i the Arlington county Hospital where he has been a patient since 1933. Apprehended while posting a third note to screen actress Wen-"dy"l3lrwe Asling the to take the. Leading role in his Quot dream play Quot Bernard Ronald Robert Stone 22-year-old news Vendor was held in the Hollywood jail s psychopathic Ward for investigation. Although accepting a reduction in rates from the Nevada califor Nia electric corp., the Palo verde irrigation District decided to investigate the possibility of securing cheap Power from Parker dam. A or tract for building a new fire Hall in Blythe was awarded the Calif verde commercial co. On Low bid of $3q89. A Bronze likeness of the dog which followed Lorenz Prader Inglewood mail Carrier for 13 years Over an estimated 60,000 Milfs of mail routes was installed in front of the Inglewood four warrants from ibos Angeles Samta Ana and Riverside involving bad checks he a red by pissed have been Forwe roed to new York against Harold e. Whitey Dahl who landed in new Yort sunday after being released front a Pri flon c up of la a Simso injury returns open verdict in death inquest Elmer Miller 73, victim of mishap in Home gardens an open verdict was returned by a Coroner s jury which met in the Corona City Hall monday afternoon to investigate the death of Elmer Miller 73-year-old Home gardens resident who was injured fatally saturday night when he we struck by an automobile while crossing Magnolia Avenue in the Honie gardens District. The death car was driven by Charles e. Black also a resident of the Home gardens Community. Miller died less than two hours after the mishap in the county Hospital in Arlington where he was taken in the Hoover amp Bell ambulance. Coroner Ben White of Riverside presided at the inquest. Testimony was Given by capt. John King of the California Highway patrol who a Nve so Ramea tit Ticco Dent and Bert Dunn one of the first to reach the site. Serving on the jury were Frank Newsom m. Sadler James Emerson n. H. Norton Harold Harris and a. L. Blakeley. Many residents of Home gardens attended the hearing. Testimony revealed that Miller was crossing Magnolia Avenue to go to a Barber shop on the South Side of the Street and that Black was travelling towards Arlington. Miller s attention it was indicated was distracted by an automobile approaching from the opposite direction and he ran in front of the Black vehicle. Black told investigating officers that he did not see Miller until he was within about 15 feet of him. He endeavoured to turn his car to the left to avoid striking the pedestrian and also to miss the oncoming vehicle but the front left fender struck Miller knocking him to the ground. Quot Miller is survived by his wife mrs. Bertie Miller and a sister mrs. Priscilla Shade of Oakland. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Even a governor can be arrested Senate passes Hatch measure provisions extended a to san Tai workers Washington the Senate today passed and sent to the House the Hatch Quot clean politics Quot Bill prohibiting political activity by state employees paid from Federal funds. The Bill faces an Uncertain future in the House where there were increasing indications that it May be shelved.  njg._j3iu�?-extends the seven months old Hatch act to the Iwatate Quot and carries a ban against political contributions exceeding $5000 a year. Violators of this Section would be sent to prison for at least five years and fined at least $5000. A Federal District court writ ordered gov. E. D. Wood of Georgia to cease interference with the efforts of an evicted state Foll Cal to regain office. And this was followed by an arrest order finding the governor guilty of ignoring tie order. Governor and mrs. Wood Are shown leaving the Federal building in Matron. New evidences of spying bared investigators hear added disclosures san Francisco fresh disclosures of Pictograph spying on legislators and of wire tapping in state investigations were made today to a state Senate horse racing inquiry committee Here. The committee also heard charges that a former state racing committee employee had. Been asked to alter a document to Clear Norman w. Church wealthy turf Man in the proclivity Quot doping Quot Case the Church contrary to previous understanding owned Stock in a Northern California race track. The testimony of Ralph w. Worthington a state racing inspector from 1933-38 provided most of the sensation. Worthington said the Pictograph spying and Telephone tapping was directed by Howard Philbrick who last week assumed responsibility for placing the listening device Foi m the room of. Assembly speaker Gordon Garland. County registration now totals 49,498 registered voters in Riverside county now number 49,498, according _ to figures compiled by county a Gordon a. Pequegnat. New registrations Fok Quot the May 7 presidential primary Are expected to increase the figures he added. The tabulation shows 21.704 republicans 25,430 democrats and 2374 others in the county. At a glance the world today indians ask Independence nation Aust Congress adopted urging Independent and renewed efforts to keep India from being drawn into the fave gets divorce Hollywood Alice Faye of the films was expected to get a divorce today from Tony Martin Singer on a charge of mental cruelty arising from the fact that their Quot careers kept them . Bans wire tapping a amp i Notony orders for abolishing of wire tapping by Federal Bureau of investigation operatives were Issum today by attorney general Jar son on recommendation of director j. Edgar plans Goodwill tour Manila Manuel Quezon president of he philippine Assembly will make a Goodwill Toor of the United states and South America in july it was disclosed condemns communists Sacramento assemblyman Sam Yorty of los Angeles theril pm Untim or How Nir people Kow to gain reef so a Means of political asks new trial Quot a is Angeles motion fori new trial was filed today in be Hilf of Laurel Craw if Pasadena of ardent convict in Clu uves of murdering his wife plea Dela a re be and children. Piling of the led a null Friday sentencing of a word which orig plea Dei Ayea unto aria amp a s Liq i Jim if Imp Afi us a Towy. Car is damaged in hit run crash wrecked vehicle found in Canyon Frank s. Moore 414 East seventh Street reported to police sunday afternoon that he had been the victim of a hit and run woman Driver who damaged his car at East sixth Street and Graid Boulevard As he was turning into sixth Street. No number a for description of the car was secured As the Driver failed to Slac ten Speed after striking the Moore car 4ind damaging the left front fender police were to Sec i e a $10 award. Orange classic attracts throng on Corona Day City pamphlets ars distributed to All visitors Observance of Corona any at the 30th National Orange show in san Beina Lino attracted a record crowd of local residents to the today. Visitors to the show were ii on Pampli its detailing. Corona s to sources supplied by the chamber of Commerce. of the chamber were in it Tendance at the Corona first Quot both throughout the Day to the pamphlets. Manni Rifi the Booth wore councilman an Ltd mis. L. L. , tres. Finnk Ranney and secy. Glenn to love of the chamber. Arranged As a special feature of the Booth for Corona Day was a display of waxed Orange and Lemon blossoms provided by mrs. C. S. Mcmillan. Jane Withers juvenile film Star ? guest at the stage entert flin Niento presented this afternoon an Ltd whip will be repeated at 8 tonight. Sharing honors with Corona in today s program were Riverside City and county. Indio and Coa Chella Valley West Riverside Upland and Chino. Citrus a warily Corona entries placed third fourth and fifth in the grand Lemon sweepstakes at the 30tli National Orange show in san Bernardino it was revealed in a report released today by Elbe committee. Corona Mutual Groves inc., it ii which William h. Gray is Nivina Ger won third prize of .$100. I. L. Willits won fourth award of $75 and mrs Marjory Sheldon was Given fifth prize of a a a Quot to in the Competition. Ott amp Clark of Corona won second Prie of $100 in like sweepstakes Lemons. In the Competition for Best eight boxes of Lemons entered by grower . Sheldon won this d i ize of ,$25 and Willits if Ali one takes rap other admits planting a Ali Kornhi Issei Mihly rnmnilt4<h<i the discovery of a Pictograph in tho Salt Rani it of f Hotfil Pooh of r Ion Lon our Laid mud in Orfiss in a los Angeles hiring when Kobert co. V Shell right Rhale investigator Lupin late a placing the Nisi Hine and Shrei Tor Howard i Hillerick of the slate motor x ii lilo Kii id he Iva a solely re Jyh Hnit it iof to Havn Ines Lyral Iris use this in a pi1\i�te investing tinn of lobbying . Petition withdrawn to end nor co fire District dispute informed. Officers of the California Highway patrol Are investigating an automobile found in a ditch 35 feet below the new Santa Ana Canyon Highway about four West of the City. The car we registered to w. O. Fritchman 134 East 68th Street. Long Beach and apparently ran off the Highway Early saturday morning. Early that morning a Man appeared at Green River station and Tor that his car had been wrecked but gave no further information. The car landed on its top and apparently was badly damaged. Gasoline thieves roiled the car of Henry Townsend 823 West eighth Street Down the Pearl Street Grade from in front of the carnival grounds saturday night. When the vehicle was found by Amlice eight Gallons of gasoline had been drained from the tank. A Tda Tito tits ref Supply company elects Willits As director r. L. Waits of Corona was elected a director of the fruit growers Supply Quot co. At the annual meeting held in los Angeles. Heading the company officers Are c. C. Tongue. Santa Paula president w. K. Beattie up Nncy first vice president h. A. Lynn Riverside second vice president and p. E. Simpson Secretary and is chess transacted t y fruit growers Supply co. In 1939 exceeded 10,000.000, be posted general manager at the annual meeting. The Dollar value of handled by the Sunkist affiliate exceeded the previous year by More Quot than $200,000 and the reported Cost of doing business was Only 1.07 per cent the for any year on record. Quot final refunds totalling $835,-522r94 to members were authorized on 1939 purchases Quot Simpson said. Quot of this there was paid oui. Prior to the end of the year an Advance refund on Box Shook and dusting Sulphur of $289.226. This left a balance of .46.296.91 for payment at the end of the year which balance Jias been wins typewriter showing a. Ain x3f from 4 9 to ,t1 Warda. Per a minute since starting his typewriting course in Riverside Junior Correge Tony to Porto a student from Corona was awarded a typewriter donated by a Riverside office Supply com a any for making the most pro-g\f8s in the autumn and Winter quarters. Fourth place in the Comini a civil pack Box and a $7.50 award went to Corona Mutual Groves. Mrs. Sheldon placed fourth Ami received a $2., 0 Pizzo for the Best trav of 10 Lem . A i it. Winnings while they it old not enter fruit in All classes at the show Orona Mutual Groves Alon with other packing associations and growers affiliated with the Mutual Orange Hansen meet Kin for first time on Penmark trip to Brothers and Kent Iris Lioni he Imp Imit provide an unlit a sidelight to Ihn trip to his Imti Vei Denmark which n. V. Hansen Pioneer Corona real estate agent in font nip hit ing. As the trip wih be Llan men h Torst Ris Turu to. Iii Jjo Tulve Laid hone leaving thiere 1k ihh2 it the a go of 17. Years he never Hus inet Sev eral Brothers and slaters Olio were Horn after has Deparl l Repani tory to hinting the trip Hanm it a is a ire ring Hin Hmil estate holdings for Sale. Prize Money offered by the show or 38 per cent of the total. Seven of the first prizes they won trophies As Well As Cash. Among the important winnings were first and second prizes in the grand sweepstakes for navels first in the Quot growers sweepstakes for Washington navels first for the Best eight boxes of Washington note a entered by a grower first in the growers for summer valencias first in tic growers sweepstakes for Lemons first for the most artistic rack display of 40 or More boxes of Winter Grapefruit first for the Best eight summer Grapefruit Senteio Ltd a a grower. Danieri wins prize in car test run for ii tic exist mlle a test a n n saturday afternoon. I rank Danieri of ,514 Crawford Lireet a a aiming Bouse end ploy was Iven the Flo prize offered by Frank Blackman local Henck drove the test car which cover Toto. Quot Quot gallon of Gas. The trip was to and return by Way of in run. Mayor k. R. F. Noji Hof and Nitekman Wert pets ? in the test Caj. Badge found a badge lost by a Niemier of the Junior High Scho j Sij Fety committee was turned in of c. A. A Lohn desk Serif ant of the City police Force. Grange requests Board to withhold action for present a Nhing a which has raged in the Norco can immunity the inst two months the original petition for , of a fire Protection was withdrawn by the farm Grange at a meeting of the Riverside county Board of Hupci Ivison a in i Verhl it in monday morning. A the petition was withdrawn by w. A Walkley Mayter of the Grange a which the movement for formation of the fire Protection area. A group of a it out 15 Norco resident s opposed to the pm Osal was Prev sent at the Healing one of a series held before the supervisors on the controversial Issue. In withdrawing the petition. Wal Foley a statement sex Piil Nln the Grange s stand in the movement which it had instituted As a Community service project. Quot fir years thei e Lias been More t r less agitation in Norco in ref i ence to fire i elect inn and some rur Rottis Quot Quot ago tie i Ange afro Nunt a comic Littee l i find out lust what would be the proper procedure to g 4 such Protection Quot the statement said. Quot this need is shown by the fact that in two a it cent fires the first truck i arrive in one Case came Fri m Ontario and he other from Perris. Quot the committee went to the office of the District Otto Rev and fun re that under the California Laws there were two methods that might be followed. One of these was a District Sut ported by a tax Levy administered by the . The other Vas by petition under which the majority of fire districts in the comity have been established. Continued on Page two dead injury litter right of Way in truck train crash iii a Quot Faith old priest move through dead and injured Wom Nien in Mcallen tex., after the %yor8t revising Gnu Hui Texas history took a toll of 26 dead and 16 injured. A passenger train a truck a truck As Tai a tie Oien to work la a be Geroue As Hitler once Confer on War mystery envelops secret meeting of two Axis leaders Brenner of. Italian German i on tier Adolph Hitler and Beni to Mussolini conversed secretly fool a two hours and 12 mirth to i today on issues which May change the i course of the War. The Best info mation was that they had discussed 1. A peace of Tensive backed Folk try by the two a Rolf Quot Arlim in it wars or some plan for closer co of Erntson if Germany intense lies tie War with the allies. They came from their capitals in special trains retired to the private car of Mussolini to to amp Lac Anil left for Home immediate Lei after finishing their conversation. Hitler Pale spectators said As they Shook hands in Farewell Mussolini was smiling and hit fir was Sli ides were drawn in the conf rence Chi. Mussolini a italian Foi Eurn Quot mind refer of Ferazzo Quot can Ira and German Loreign minister j. Von Kib end of were the Only onis Hiosent in the car. Tile conference ended at 12 42 . To five minutes both trains Vivere departing toward their destinations. They left As mysteriously As they had come with the u old wondering to the important it of to Weir Niveo tins the scene of their meeting was a town of 2300 in the -. through the Alps Between Italy and greater Germany now b it avidly fortified by Italy despite with Germany. Ilon fers with Poi a meanwhile in nearby Rome to undersecretary of state Sumner Welles Woi ind up his series of fact finding conferences As emissary for. President Roosevelt by conferring with Pope plus Strong advocate for place. Welles a will make a report to the president upon his return. Re d e m a ii is Stockholm a soviet Russia said authoritatively today to have Given a formal diplomatic a Promise that Moscow has no further territorial demands in Northwest Europe. The disclosure was made in connection with the announcement of a Foi eign office spokesman that Russia had with it drawn All objectives of Imti fiction of the Aland islands Between Sweden and Finland. The spokesman denied reports that Sweden had request�?-0 1 free ii Ort rights in bothnia. Planes make Corona flight j breakfast arranged for. Visiting flyers approximately 17 flyers in 10 planes arrived at the f. W. Kua tar Landing Field sunday Mol Nof and were the guests of the Circle City flying club at a breakfast in the Kinney hotel. The pilots arrived in private planes and moult of the group were instructors or students from the civil Remau tics school in gardens. Quot Quot that a planes ranged in Aize from 40 Livorse Power cubs to 260 horse p Lucr Stearman models. Fruit was distributed to the guests by the Corona Citrus Assoc hat in during the breakfast at which Charles Hoover and j. I r Greer were official representatives of the club. Quot a la it ova a al a Fah Wishod tra Napei Tatish to and from the feel stand Richard Mcleroy flying instruct Tor Atka ster Field Quot arranged the flight. A from Corona part of the group it went to Palm Springs part to the les it and part Back to a in Dena. ? who were on hand the flyers were Hoover Greer Glen Deyoe Gilbert Huson Albert and Thon is Wilson and Quot a thera in the flying club. A v is sister Deal of mrs. Mrs. L. S. Craswell of Pulis minn., sister of mrs. L. Peterson of Corona died at 10 30 . Today according to a Telephone message received Peterson. Mrs. Peterson was Calls cd to Minneapolis 10 Days ago because of her sister s illness. Quot funeral Sef vices and interment 1 will be Lii Minneapolis a mrs. Craswell had lived in Neapolis the last 14 years Gold Fly. There from Hiorth Dakota. Surviving in addition to Peterson Are two other sister her husband a son and Daub Tetsy

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