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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
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The Sage Says: [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
The Sage Says: By CLYDE BROWNE The above presumptuous title represents the opinion of the* publisher of this paper, and not° the writer of this column, who holds that modesty Is a virtue that should prevail In any Itinerant scrlbblings. If the readers of this column have been wondering how anyone had-the cheek to write these es-says-if his mind was so erractic that he could turn out such garbled twaddle, he has nothing on me. I also wonder when I happened to see the last issue of this paper. No one pointer could do such a good job of distortion, all of which leads me to believe that cither the type wrastlers and the proof reader have gone into a huddle, or else the fifth columnists are getting in their deadly work all the way from the linotype to the pressroom. * ♦ ♦ Christmas time there was a blitzkreig on turkeys, chickens and rabbits. Many a loyal bird bit the dust before the armistice, and even now there comes the mop-up of cold turkey, turkey hash and turkey soup. Many thousand...
Remind Public to Save Christmas Wrappings and Boxes f0r1942 Yule Gifts [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Remind Public to Save Christmas Wrappings and Boxes f0r1942 Yule Gifts Just a minute! Don’t throw away the sea of wrappings left from your Christmas packages. Gather up the boxes, the gay wrapping papers and the colorful ribbons and strings and preserve them carefully. Save them for next year’s presents. There is a great possibility of a paper shortage due to the present during the coming year. Christmas-decorated papers and fancy boxes will be on the luxury list and in the event of a paper shortage the manufacture of such items will be curtailed. If you want next year’s Christmas gifts to look festive, take a tip and save the wrapings you have now. One qf the best ways to keep the wrapping papers is to roll them up and wrap them on the outside with newspaper to keep them from getting tarnished and dusty. Put the string that matches the paper in the center of the roll and next Christmas you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find you have saved complete ensembles for wrapping gifts. Put ...
Christmas Holiday Traffic Kills Two [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Christmas Holiday Traffic Kills Two Christmas was a sorrowful affair in two Highland Park homes when traffic claimed two lives over the holidays. A local motorcycle officer, Warren G. Chamberlain, 26, of 2240 Addison Way, met his death Christmas Day when his mount crashed into a car driven by Mrs. Nell Steinmetz, of 5431 Ellenwood Drive, at the intersection of Ellenwood and Colorado Boulevard. Chamberlain was chasing a speeding motorist at the time of the fatal accident. When held for questioning, Mrs. Steinmetz claimed the officer went through a red signal at the intersection. Richard Allen Lewis, 16, of 630 Milwaukee Avenue, died of injuries received when a car driven by William W. Bruck, 16, of 5525 Buchanan Street, went out of control and overturned at North Avenue 54 and Buchanan Street last Wednesday.
Ebell Club to Present Miss Jeanne Sook [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Ebell Club to Present Miss Jeanne Sook By Mrs. Harry D. Anderson An unusual feature which promises to be both artistic and entertaining is scheduled for the Highland Park Ebell meeting next Tuesday. A program of dances by Jeanne Sook, will be presented by the program chairman, Mrs. Lee O. Tenney. Miss Sook in her natural loveliness is sure to win enthusiastic admiration. Her character, toe, comedy and interpretive dances brings out her grace and artistry. Another promising feature of the program is Miss Leonore Oakley in monologues and monoplays. Miss Oakley is an accomplished pianist and composer. In the afternoon we are to hear Rev. J. Whitcomb Brougher, Jr., his topic being “What’s Right with God’s People.” The Bible section is open to the public and a welcome will be extended to those who wish to be present. Mrs. William M. Crandall, president, will preside at a meeting of the board of directors called for Monday. Mrs. Warren E. Palme, membership chairman and her committee, have...
Plumbers Meet Lockheed Aircraft In Crucial Game [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Plumbers Meet Lockheed Aircraft In Crucial Game Whether the Rosabell Plumbers will enter into the final playoff of the Southern California winter league will be determined Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, when they will tangle with Lockheed on Roosevelt field in South Pasadena. Rain caused the postponement of this game, which was scheduled for last Sunday. Both teams finished their regular tournament competition with 5 wins and 3 losses. The ace of the Rosabel pitching staff, Tillie Schafer, who, incidentally, wound up the 1941 semi-pro season with 24 victories against 7 losses, will undoubtedly be Manager Casey Campbell’s choice to stop the hard hitting invaders. The Plumbers ended the 1941 season with 38 triumphs and 9 setbacks. Owner Charlie Pedrotti, in ooperation with authorities, who are campaigning to have all spectators at all sport events home before sundown, announces that all games at Rosabell field will start at 2:00 p.m. He Iso added that starting next Sunday there wil...
Weyerman Retires from Police Force [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Weyerman Retires from Police Force Lieutenant Walter E. Weyerman, of the Los Angeles Police Department, rested in the quiet of his home last week as he recalled twenty-five years of faithful service in the department. “Cap” as he is known to his legion of friends was enjoying a two week’s vacation which ended on December 24, the date he was placed on the retired list, and he was so overjoyed that he almost forgot that he had a birthday anniversary scheduled for December 27. A resident of Highland Park for the past nineteen years, where he lives with Mrs. Weyer- man at 126 Va South Avenue 58, “Cap” joined the force back in December 1916. A few years after he arrived in California from his native Omaha, Nebraska. His first assignment was at the Central Division, where he pounded pavements until granted a leave of absense in 1917 to enlist in the U. S. Army. With the rank of first sergeant, he went overseas to do his bit in the first attempt to make the world safe for democracy. He is ...
W. J. Cliffords Near 60 Years Of Matrimony [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
W. J. Cliffords Near 60 Years Of Matrimony Way back in 1882 Mr. and Mrs. William J. Clifford were united in marriage in Gumlog, Arkansas. Little did they realize then that on January 1, 1942, they would be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary and set a perfect example of marital happiness to all young folks contemplating matrimony. The Cliffords live at 3537 The Paseo, Glassell Park where they are active in the Glassell Park Community Church. Their many friends will honor them on New Year’s Day, recognizing the true happiness in matrimony discovered by this couple over 60 years of marriage. They have four children, two residing in New York City and two in Los Angeles. William Clifford was born at Cicero, Indiana, May 31, 1857. His wife, the former Nannie Ashmore, was born in Gumlog, the scene of their marriage, on April 7, 1882. Clifford is a retired cabinet maker, he and his wife are well known in Glassell Park for their fine work in the Community Church.
Hohmann Snubs Lieutenant Post At H. P. Station [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Hohmann Snubs Lieutenant Post At H. P. Station Apparently the position of lieutenant at the Highland Park Police Station isn’t as choice a morsel to Arthur C. Hohmann as his former post of chief of police or deputy chief. Hohmann appeared before the police commission last week in support of his written demand for reinstatement to either of his former offices. The ex-chief claims his ouster from the two positions was illegal and said so in a written statement before the civil service and police commissions. In the meantime, Hohmann was assigned to the Highland Park Police Station as a lieutenant but flatly refused to budge from his demands for reinstatement.
New Licenses to Save 1,500,000 Pounds of Metal [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
New Licenses to Save 1,500,000 Pounds of Metal The use of metal strips for 1942 California automobile licenses instead of full plates is expected to save more than a million and a half pounds of metal which can be utilized for war needs, report statisticians of the Automobile Club of Southern California. When Southern California motorists get the new metal strips, which are imprinted with “California 1942,” they will aid in transferring nearly 900,000 pounds of metal to more vital defense needs. The strips are to be placed across the 1941 license plates. New full size plates will be issued only for cars beirig registered in California for the first time.
State R. R. Commission Utilities Board Postpones "W" Car Line Hearing [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
State R. R. Commission Utilities Board Postpones "W" Car Line Hearing The State Railroad Commission has taken off its calendar for an indefinite period the “W” carline hearing set for January 5, the reason given that the City of Los Angeles Board of Public Utilities and Transportation has not reached a decision on the application now before it. ~ The Board has not yet set a date for its postponed hearing, at which the Los Angeles Railway company experts are expected to give the Board their analysis of the Bean-Lanham plan, and to present facts to support its own application. The present emergency is the responsible factor for*these postponements. The request for the purchase of 75 buses for the Los A ogees Railway has, it is understood, been granted. Late last week an application for increase of fares was filed jointly by the Pacific Electric, L. A. Motor Coach, and the Los Angeles Railway. The proposed rates have not yet been studied by the Post-Dispatch. An early hearing has been ...
Defense Council Needs Women for Aircraft Warning [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Defense Council Needs Women for Aircraft Warning With Christmas festivities and family gatherings over for the present season, a new and urgent appeal to patriotic women in Los Angeles to enlist in the important work of the Aircraft Warning Service, was issued this week by the City Defense Council. On this vital service the safety of the city and its citizens depend, City Defense Council officials point out. Women who can qualify in this work have no greater opportunity to show their patriotism and loyalty to their country than to enlist in this work, the officials declared. Qualifications for service in the Aircraft Warning the Defense program require women to be between the ages of 18 and 45, to be in good health, with good eyesight and good hearing, according to Major J. E. Totten, officer in charge of this program in the local area. Women with typing or telephone switchboard experience will be especially welcomed, but such experience is not entirely necessary and many others can...
Post-Dispatch Wins Recognition [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Post-Dispatch Wins Recognition R. G. Kenyon, advertising director of the Southern California Edison Company, and honored guest at the recent annual Christmas party of the Associated D i st r i c t Newspapers, congratulates Patrick J. Fagan, who is holding a beautiful engraved plaque presented to the Highland Park Post-Dispatch as an award for the newspaper, selected among all others holding membership in the association, for the best editorial during 1941. The presentation was made by John J. Knezevich, president of the Associated District Newspapers. Judges in the contest were Lee Fr Payne, Managing Editor of the Los Angeles Daily News, Edwin Krauss, editorial writer of the Los Angeles Times, and Dr. Ivan Benson, professor at the University of Southern Califdrnia. The editorial selected by the judges appeared in the Post-Dispatch on September 18, 1941, at which time it created considerable comment and was reprinted by many publications with credit for its use given to the Post-Dis-...
"PLEASE DON'T HURT MY LITTLE GIRL" An Open Letter to MOTORISTS [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
"PLEASE DON'T HURT MY LITTLE GIRL" An Open Letter to MOTORISTS DEAR DRIVER A few days ago my daughter,' who is seven years old, started back to school. She usually wears a blue dress with a white collar, and a pair of black shoes. Her cocker spaniel, whose name is “Scot,” sits on the front porch each morning and whines his canine belief in the tolly of education as she waves “good-bye” and starts off to the halls of learning. Last night we talked about school. She told me about thje girl who sits in front of her—the girl with the yellow, curls—and the boy across the aisle who makes funny faces. She told me about her teacher, who has eyes in the back of her head—and about the trees in the school yard —and about the big girl who doesn’t believe in Santa Claus. We talked about a lot of things—tremendously vital, unimportant things; then we studied spelling, reading and arithmetic—and then went to bed. She’s upstairs now—sound asleep, with “Princess Elizabeth” (that’s her doll) cuddled ...