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B. Drennen of Eagle Rock Is Slide Victim [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
B. Drennen of Eagle Rock Is Slide Victim His body crushed in a slide of falling earth and rock caused by a cave-in, Ben Drennen, 65, veteran prospector and former resident of Eagle Rock, and a companion prospector, named Rasmussen, met death in the “glory hole” of the Yellow Aster mine at Randsburg, Wednesday morning. The cave-in occurred while the two men were working at the portal of a tunnel. Both were completely buried in the slide. Their bodies were recovered by a rescue crew at 4 o’clock in the afternoon. His son-in-law, J. M. Hellen, of 2371 Los Colinas Ave., identified Mr. Drennen's body. Drennen, whose son and daughter resides in Eagle Rock, had been a resident in this community for 13 years. - He left last July to follow his old pursuit of mine leasing and prospecting at Randsburg. He had seen fortunes made and lost in California gold rushes. At the Yellow Aster he was about to sign a lease on a portion of the famous gold producer and was doing preliminary work when the ca...
CHORUS MEET TO START NEW YEAR [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
CHORUS MEET TO START NEW YEAR Regular activities of the Yosemite playground will be resumed Tuesday, with rehearsal by the Eagle Rock community chorus at 7:30 p. m., directed by Prank Pursell. Men's volley ball night will take place Wednesday, and Thursday night, at 7:30, a meeting of the Boy Scout auxiliary will be held. Thursday will also be play day for the women, with gym class in the morning and bridge and tennis in the afternoon. Mixed volley ball night for men and women will be held Friday, and Saturday evening the monthly old fashioned dance will take place from 8 to 12 o'clock. All those interested in the square and other old fashioned dances are invited.
RESUME ACTIVITY AT PLAYGROUNDS [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
RESUME ACTIVITY AT PLAYGROUNDS With the special events of the holidays past, the Yosemite playground will resume regular activities today. The playground was the scene of several parties at Christmas time, many of the various groups celebrating with a social hour. Rehearsal and production of "Twelfth Night” required much time of both directors and those attending playground classes. The women’s Monday night gym class, which has been suspended for two weeks, will be held tonight at S o’clock. A large attendance is expected at this first session of the new year.
HAPPYNEWYEAR [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
HAPPYNEWYEAR It is a New Year, with a new deal, new hope and revived confidence. There is great cause for new optimism. The books on 1932 have been closed; a new set of books are opened, for 1933. They are clean and white. May they have nothmg but black ink used on them! With everything ahead, it is with confidence that 1933 Avi 11 be a year of blessings that the Eagle Rock Advertiser greets its friends and extends to everyone the wish for a HAPPY NEW YEAR.
SUCCESS OF “TWELFTH NIGHT,” CHRISTMAS PLAY, OUTSTANDING [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
SUCCESS OF “TWELFTH NIGHT,” CHRISTMAS PLAY, OUTSTANDING Directors of Yosemite playground have expressed themselves as gratified over success of the first annual Chritmas production by the playground, “Twelfth Night,” and are grateful to the group of workers who helped with the details of the presentation. Work of Nigel De Brulier, famed motion picture actor who resides in Eagle Rock, and his friend, Chappell Dessett, contributed much to the success of the venture by taking charge of the men’s “makeup.” Mr. Deßrulier, who is well known to Eagle Rock people, has expressed willingness to assist the playground in dramatic enterprises of the future. Mr. Dossett recently, returned from a tour of the United | States with Shaw’s satire “Applecart.” Several pictures of various parts, of the play and of the entire castJ made by a photographer sent by Clarence E. Sager, are on display at the playgrounds. Work of preparing and altering costumes was done by Mrs. Graves. Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Jor...
Annual Alumni Reunion To Be Held On Jan. 6 [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
Annual Alumni Reunion To Be Held On Jan. 6 Annual reunion of Eagle Rock high school graduates will be held Friday, according to announcement of Douglas Wilkings, president of the Alumni association. There will be open house all day, a basketball game in the afternoon and a dance in the evening. The basketball game, in the high school gym, will be one of the high lights of the day. Those, who witnessed the thrilling 43-42 overtime tilt of last year, will vouch for the excitement of this contest. Appearing for the alumni wilI be three stars of the famous ’30-’31 team, Shirley Long, Earl Arnold and Douglas Wilkings. An admission fee of 5 cents will go to the school fund. The game will start promptly at 3:15 p.m. The dance is scheduled for 8 p.m., in the school gym. A good orchestra has been secured and it is hoped all alumni wilI be present. Admission will be 25 cents a couple or 15 cents single. “Members of 'dear old S’3l are especially urged to attend,” said Wilkings.
HOLD PENTATHLON TRYOUTS IN E. R. [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
HOLD PENTATHLON TRYOUTS IN E. R. Beginning in January, exact date to be announced later, all boys interested in a junior pentathlon in this dstrict are to register at Yosemite place-round. Benjamin H. Culley, student executive, announces that the competitions will be on the perfection of an improvised shot put, called the ball put, high jump, broad jump, basket ball test, and the dashes. It is the hope of R. A. Chase, director of boys’ and men’s activities at Yosemite playground, that the Eagle Rock contenders at Yosemite playground will develop some winners who will go later to Santa Barbara to take part in the coast finals to be staged this summer by the Santa Barbara Junior Chamber of Commerce.
NOTIFY ADVERTISER BY CALLING AL. 2068 IF YOU MISS YOUR PAPER [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
NOTIFY ADVERTISER BY CALLING AL. 2068 IF YOU MISS YOUR PAPER Again attention of the people of Eagle Rock is called to the special service given by the Eagle Rock Advertiser in delivery. Your paper is delivered to your porch each Monday and Thursday morning. Should you fail to receive your copy of this newspaper you are asked to phone the Advertiser office, AL. 2068, before 3 o'clock of the day of publication and a copy will be delivered to you. This service is without obligation and is maintained for your convenience.
History Profs Meet In 1932 Annual Confab [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
History Profs Meet In 1932 Annual Confab Teachers of history in colleges throughout the Pacific Coast attended a conference of the Pacific Coast branch of the American Historical association Thursday and Friday at Occidental college. This was the twenty-eighth annual meeting and was attended by more than 100 delegates. Study was under four general headings, opening at 10 o’clock Thursday morning with “European History,” and presenting Edward M. Hulme of Stanford university, president of the association, as chairman. Speakers were William A. Morris, University of California: Waldemar C. Westergaard U.C.L. A.; Francis J. Bowman, State Col lege of Washington, and Richard W. Van Alstyne, Chico State Teachers college. Among the most interesting topics, was that discussed by Van Alstyne, "Private American Loans to the Allies, 1914-16.” ~At luncheon, at which Irene T. Myers of Occidental was chairman, Dr. Max Farrand, director of the Henry E. Huntington library and art gallery, spoke on re...
Dinner Dance Is Brilliant Social Event [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
Dinner Dance Is Brilliant Social Event 12 o'clock, midnight. Happy New Year, 1933. Many were the good wishes of friends to friends, who had gathered at the Women’s clubhouse Saturday night to send the old year on its way with music and dancing and to greet the new year joyously. Dinner, of exceptional excellence, was served at 7:30, to an enthusiastic group of club members, their young folks and friends. The event was out-standing among those on the club calendar, and was enjoyable from start to finish. The evening’s entertainment included special dances and other novelties arranged by the ways and means committee, who had charge of the affair. Mrs. T. R. Knudsen. ways and means chairman, was assisted by her committee in planning the affair, and by Mrs. Lewis Reed and Mrs. Walter Mann as hostesses. Judge Harold Ide Cruzan and Mrs. A. R. Rose were judges of the prize dance. Splendid music was furnished by Cliff Weiser’s orchestra.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES 23 XMAS BASKETS [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
SCHOOL SUPPLIES 23 XMAS BASKETS Through gifts by pupils of Eagle Ruck grammar school, 23 well filled Christmas baskets were distributed by the P-T.A. welfare committee of that school, it is announced by Mrs. Montrose Burrows, president, and Mrs. Eunice Picelich, welfare chairman. “The P-T.A. wishes to thank all of the children and their parents who enabled the school to do more for needy families this year than ever before," Mrs. Burrows said. “Added to the baskets from the school, were serveral donated by individuals, and we want to extend our appreciation to them also.” Each room at the school filled one basket which was placed in competition with those from other rooms and judged by a committee the last day of school before Christmas vacation.
“TALKING WIRE” RADIOS LATEST [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
“TALKING WIRE” RADIOS LATEST The "Talking Wire" is the latest in radio and in electric recording to sound, whether voice or music or whatnot. C. Van de Carr was displaying the invention at Sager's Stationery store. 2167 Colorado Blvd., the past week, and it brought forth expressions of wonderment from all who saw it. or who had the experience of having their voices recorded by the machine. Recording is by the method of magnetism only, and is done on a wire so fine that 20,000 feet of it is wound on a spool less than six inches in diameter. There is no action upon the wire itself, the sound being held on the wire entirely by magnetism. A record may be reproduced an indefinite number of times, but when desired the wire can be demagnetized, and cleared of the record and used again. Work on the invention has been under way, by Mr. Van de Carr and associates for the last four years. It now has reached the perfected stage. The entire outfit, recording, including microphone and electric re...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
ITO BROTHERS STORE NO. 4 1700 COLORADO BLVD. SPECIALS FOR: MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 2, 3, and 4 Kay S. Kami Fancy Groceries QUALITY SERVICE * FAIR PRICE "SELLS FANCY FOODS FOR LESS" GROCERY DEPARTMENT COFFEE S&amp;W lb -29 c EGG PLUMS...2 tins 15c No. 1 Tall VEGETABLE SOUP 2 cans 29c HORMEL SNOW FLAKE or CRYSTAL DIAMOND SALT...... 2 pkgs. 15 c KIDNEY BEANS... 2 cans 15c B &amp; M—No. 2 Tin JAM Pure, Del Monte, Berry....18c A-l COMPLETE BISCUIT FLOUR pkg 25c THEATER TICKET IN EVERY PACKAGE OLIVES Large Size...tal tin 10c BUTTER DANISH..... lb. 31c -NEW HEALTH FOODSPSYLLIUM SEED is not a drug, but an accessory food, harmless and beneficial to the intestinal tract and not habit forming. It may be taken indefinitely with no ill effect. Regular 75c lb 25c KELP—Rich in lodine lb. 50c LACTOSE and DEXTRIN lb. Tin 75c VEGETALIZED SALT Pkg. 15c AG-AR-GEL 3 for 25c A VEGETABLE GELATIN DESSERT SOYA BEAN FLOUR lb. pkg. 18c LIMA BEAN FLOUR lb. pkg. 15c NATURAL BROWN ...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
PERSONAL The B. F. Hersom family have moved from Eagle Rock to 484 W. 18th St. They have rented their home here. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Picelich and family, of 2302 Addison Way, spent Christmas day at the home of Mrs. Picelich’s brother, L. Ovila Fleury. Mrs. Katherine Fleury, mother to Mrs. Picelich, was also present. Folks find it pays to read the advertisements of the Eagle Rock Steve Peary, of 1750 Colorado Blvd, member of the Catholic Youth amateur boxing team, left on the Golden State Limited Wednesday for tile National Catholic tournament, to be held in Chicago Jan. 6. On the way home he will box in San Francisco. . The regular monthly bridge party of the Eagle Rock grammar school P.T.A. will occur Wednesday afternoon at 1:30, at the home of Mrs. K. H. Colley, 2755 Hill drive. All members and friends are invited. Folks find it pays to read the advertisements of the Eagle Rock merchants. Mr. and Mrs. Roy S. McLeod of Loy lane, with their two children, spent the Christmas holidays ...
MILD MEASLES EPIDEMIC NO CAUSE FOR ALARM [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
MILD MEASLES EPIDEMIC NO CAUSE FOR ALARM A mild epidemic of measles is reported to have spread through the district. At the close of school, six children of one room were reported absent due to the disease. During vacation numerous new cases have been reported to the health department. School authorities, however, believe there is no cause for alarm. It is thought the vacation period will aid in preventing its spread, so that, when school re-opens Tuesday, the danger will have passed. The malady is in a mild form, according to reports.
MEXICO TO BE TOPIC OF HISTORY CLASS OF CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
MEXICO TO BE TOPIC OF HISTORY CLASS OF CLUB The California history and landmarks section of the Women’s Twentieth Century club will meet Thursday morning, at 10. with Mrs. C. W. Young leading in a study of Mexico. Each member of the class has been finding it engrossing to draw a map of Mexico and learn the names of the states. Mrs. Young has directed study to the history of Mexico, not only because of its relation to the history of California, but because “we should know all possible” about Mexico. Following the study periods luncheon will be served in the club dining hall.
LETTER OF APPRECIATION [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 2 January 1933
LETTER OF APPRECIATION Editor, Eagle Rock Advertiser— The publicity department of Tenth District California Congress of Parents and Teachers wishes to express to you and your paper our hearty appreciation for the generous co-operation you have given our organization this past year. We wish to extend to you the Season’s Greetings. Yours cordially. - MRS. J. L. THORNTON. . Director.