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ACE UPHOLSTERY CO. HAS MANY CUSTOMERS [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
ACE UPHOLSTERY CO. HAS MANY CUSTOMERS When P. Ruddy opened the Ace Upholstering Company shop, at 5337 North Figueroa Street, almost six years ago, little did he dream that today he could boast of over 3,700 satisfied customers in this area. In keeping with the progress made by his firm, Ruddy has recently completed the remodeling of the front of his building, and extra equipment has been added to his shop, in an effort to continue to give his customers the very finest in master upholstering at modest prices. BE CAREFUL, OF WHAT YOU SAY AND WHERE YOU SAY IT.
"Orchids' from A. W. Kennedy To Post-Dispatch [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
"Orchids' from A. W. Kennedy To Post-Dispatch Mr. Patrick J. Fagan Publisher, Post-Dispatch. 5123 York Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif. Dear Mr. Fagan: I have just read with much pleasure in the issue of December 30th of the recognition won by the Post-Dispatch for your splendid editorial of September 18, 1941. I remember reading it at the time and was greatly impressed. The fact that you have been awarded a Plaque of Honor for same is very pleasing to our district and I like to join with your many friends in extending my very hearty congratulations. With kind regards, I beg to remain, Very truly yours, ARTHUR W. KENNEDY.
Local Mother Prays, 'Dead' Son Answers [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Local Mother Prays, 'Dead' Son Answers Kneeling before the altar at St. Ignatius Church, where Requiem High Mass was being offered for her sailor son, reported “lost in action” at Pearl Harbor last De- cember 7, Mrs. R. B. Ingram of 5935 Benner Street, prayed. She prayed that her faith would be strong enough, that God would grant her courage enough to carry on through this most crushing blow of all—the loss of her son in war. Many of John Joseph Ingram’s boyhood friends attended the services, held last December 23, two days before Christmas and members of the Regis Club and of Boy Scout Troop No. 61, heard the Rev. Joseph Alker hail their friend as a hero, who died offering his life to the defense of his country. And while the priest on the al- -*•/ tar prayed, there came to Mrs. Ingram a secure feeling that her son still lived. Through prayer had come hope, to which the grieving Church street, Los Angeles; Mrs. Lou A. Hathaway, 5610 Aldama, Los Angeles; Dr. W. D. Jackson, 5635 Nort...
Bandle Heads Air Raid Wardens Here [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Bandle Heads Air Raid Wardens Here Captain C. R. Handle, commander, and the Highland Park Police Station this week were named head of the air raid warden service in the Highland Park area. Sergeant L. L. Mitchell has been designated air raid warden coordinator for the Highland Park division and will have headquarters on the second floor of the police station, at 6045 York Boulevard. The Highland Park police district has been broken down into community areas, each will be under the supervision of a citizen, designated as community air raid warden. Highland Park American Legion Post No. 206 will have charge of organizing an air raid warning service. Their watchers are to report any planes flying over the community, and if hostile, the police warden service goes into action, enforcing blackout rules, giving first aid, and whatever else is necessary during such an emergency.
Red Cross to Start Campaign Here Monday [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Red Cross to Start Campaign Here Monday With headquarters established at 5910 North Figueroa street under the district chairmanship of Mrs. George B. Doolittle, district commanders of the Red Cross rolled up their sleeves in preparation for the greatest campaign ever undertaken by the “Angels of Mercy.” The campaign to raise their quota of the $2,500,000 alloted to Los Angeles county, a mere trifle of the $50,000,000 mark aimed at in the United States, will start Monday. Every home in the northeast area will be canvassed by the volunteer workers in what the workers describe “a campaign that will supercede the Red Cross roll call.” Division commanders of the Highland Park area are Mrs. O. H. Hill, Mrs. Dennis Gardner and Mrs. Joseph Krauter. Mrs. O. J. Llndell will head the Glassell Park area and Mrs. Lee O. Tenney leads the Sagamore Park division. Combined headquarters in that section are located at 3508 Eagle Rock boulevard, through the kindness and cooperation of Stephen Boisclair...
Tire Rationing Boards Begin Operations Here [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Tire Rationing Boards Begin Operations Here Tire rationing, which has swept the entire country, has come to Highland Park with the naming of local boards by Mayor Fletcher Bowron. The boards began operation on Monday. Dr. W. D. Jackson, popular Highland Park optometrist, and Joy A. Winans, active In local transit circles, were among those appointed to the boards. Each board is staffed by three volunteer workers who will serve without pay and will be asked to take an oath of office as federal agents. Amount of previous tire sales in various parts of the city and population figures served as basis in the establishment of the boards, the mayor explained. Following are the districts, office locations and names of local board members: Avenue 53 and York boulevard —Mrs. Owen H. Hill, 6371
Transit Council Hears Reasons for Proposed Roost of Street Car Fares [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Transit Council Hears Reasons for Proposed Roost of Street Car Fares The Highland Park Transportation Council held a meeting in American Legion Hall Monday for the purpose of discussing the fare increase proposed by the Los Angeles Railway, the Los Angeles Motor Coach and Pacific Electric Companies, and the discontinuance of the weekly pass. — j Kenneth Belknap presided, and introduced Arthur Van Bibber of the Los Angeles Railway’s board of directors, who explained a few of the reasons for the said application, in which a 10 cent- faro asked, and with tokens 4 for 35 cents. Reasons Given Some of the reasons for the application given by Van Bibber were; The raise allowed the steam railroads had reflected itself in tht increase of wages allowed the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, which is the union of the Pacific Electric employees; the voluntary wage in crease given by the Los Angeles Railway to its employees, on account of the advanced cost of living—this was about a 15% increase ...
Technocrats JJrge Scott Appointment As Defense Head [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Technocrats JJrge Scott Appointment As Defense Head "Technocracy Inc. calls' upon President Roosevelt to appoint Howard Scott as director-general of defense to administer all national defense operations and answerable solely to the command-er-in-chief of the United States,” stated E. E. Vaughan at a special meeting called at 11834-1, local section. "Technocracy is putting forward, with full realization of the gravity and enormity of the task, the name of the one man in America who has demonstrated the knowledge, vision and capacity to install and execute the strategy of total war for the defense of America—Howard Scott. “As an organization, Technocracy possesses the knowledge of the defense -requirements of this continent, geography, resources, technology, personnel, history, economics, psychology, sea, air and naval operations—all have been combined by Technocracy over a period of years into the ‘geopolitic of the North American continent.’ Technocracy is prepared to meet the requi...
Christian Science Lecture Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Christian Science Lecture Sunday Local radio listeners may hear an authorized Christian Science lecture Sunday afternoon, at 3 p.m., when Richard J. Davis, C. 5.8., of San Jose, Calif., a member of the Board of Lectureship of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, lectures over KFOX for First Church of Christ, Scientist, Long Beach.
What Do You Thinkl [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
What Do You Thinkl Kelly of U. S. A. They say the name is Kelly! They say . That a fighting name is that — For a fighting son of a fighting race, That would fight at the drop of a hat! But where in that far-flung Kelly line, Leaders in every fray, Will you find a name that has won the fame Of Kelly of U. S. A. Page that scribe and open the books Where the deeds of heroes are found, Heroes on mountains and heroes on sea, On land and underground. He fought a battle to make men free In the freedom of God’s blue sky. The deeds he has done will make red blood run While fighting men live and die. Kelly, the birdman, who winged the blue As the enemy blazed his plane — Driving his craft as brave men do. Over the smoke-filled main; Reckless of life he took the air, Counting no cost that day, Reckless of life he fell in the strife Kelly of U. S. A. For when the valorous deeds were done, And he saw his aim was true, And the enemy craft sunk, gun by gun, Deep in the ocean blue — He bid his comr...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
MARY W. CADARET Announces Thai she wil occupy ihe sioreroom ai 5600 No. Figueroa Slreel, starting today, January 15, for a temporary time in order to a complete income tax service. CX-6-A754 Notary Public and Mimeo At Old Address 5603 No. Figueroa St. STRUTTERS" And "CONGO"CLOTH KNITTED RAYON JERSEY 54-INCHES WIDE Just the thing for slacks, skirts, suits and sport dresses crown-tested, washable. Reg. $1.25. Just unpacked front mill. Come early. Large and small lengths. All colors. Yd. 58 BLOUSE, DRESS and SKIRT LENGTHS Can You Imagine 39c Yard For 54-inch Wide Yard 39* IMPORTERS' CHINTZ SAMPLES Just Arrived Large Size 1500 Samples. Many to match. Come early for best selection each 15 WE green give STAMPS /OLV 5704 NORTH FIGUEROA STREET
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
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Junior Matinee Set For Next Saturday At Thorne Hall [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Junior Matinee Set For Next Saturday At Thorne Hall The Thome Hall Junior Matinee, presents its Winter Carnival program, Saturday, January 10, at 2 p.m. at Thome Hall, Occidental College. There will be a brief Organ P.ecital, by Mrs, C. E. McDowell, organist, “Everything’s On Ice,” a full length feature, Selected Short Subjects, and “Skating Waltz,” by the Norma Gould Dancers. These programs have been especially prepared for the young people in this area, and adequate chaperons have been provided for the afternoon.
Film Fun and Action at Franklin [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Film Fun and Action at Franklin If you saw Jane Withers and Gene Autry*- pictured above, In “Shootln’ High,” you have a fair idea of what is in store for you at the Franklin Theatre Sunday to Wednesday, when the likeable, lovable cowboy star has Carol Hughes and Smiley Burnette with him In “Under Fiesta Stars.” On the same bill Is Billy Conn (ask Joe Louis for references) In “The Pittsburgh Kid,” with Jean Parker and Dick Purcell. Jackpot Keno will be played Tuesday night.
Wolverines To Picnic Saturday At Sycamore [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Wolverines To Picnic Saturday At Sycamore The Michigan Association of Southern California, under the leadership of Dr. Floyd I. Beckwith, president, announces the annual mid-winter picnic reunion will be held all day Saturday, in Sycamore Grove Park, Los Angeles. He will offer all the usual picnic attractions, county registers, hot coffee and silk badges. There will be a popular program following the basket picnic dinner. Community singing, vocal and instrumental music, fine address. For further information contact C. H. Parsons, Secretary of the Federation of State Societies, Hotel Stowell, 416 S. Spring street,, MU--1918, or the president, 394 Columbia street in Pomona. All the Wolverines from all over the wide West are invited. If you don’t say It, the wrong person won’t hear It.