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FRANKLIN HI-LITES / MARIE ■ in fj WINDHAM [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
FRANKLIN HI-LITES / MARIE ■ in fj WINDHAM Franklinites Aid Bond Sales Franklin High School presented a program to help stimulate the purchase of Defense Bonds at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles last Tuesday, from four to five o’clock. Under the supervision of Mr. Armin C. Hentschke, instructor of speech, the program consisted of numbers by the R.O. T.C. band with Byron Anderson and his musical spoons, a demonstration by the R.O.T.C. color guard and Drill Team, a statement concerning the purpose of the presentation by Richard Soderberg, student body president, a vocal, a fivs minute speech concerning the necessity of purchasing Defense Bonds by Carl Harrington, and a reading by Dana Skolfield. Faculty members assisting Mr. Hentschke are Mrs. Katheryn Offill, Mr. Rex Miller, Mr. George Wing,and Lieutenant Roland Getze. Press Sport Page Wins Honor The Franklin Press sports page won All-City rating by the AllSouthern California Board of Football and the Helms Athletic Foundation...
Back to Horse and Buggy? [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Back to Horse and Buggy? It’s far-fetched, of course, but with the ban on tire and tube sales, American civilians may be headed back to the horse and buggy days. The old-fashioned scene, above, would be one way to solve the problem. After all, our grandfathers and grandmothers got around quite a bit and had quite a bit of fun in the buggy behind Dobbin in the days before the “horseless carriage.” It looks as if the horse is here to stay, after all.
Plumbers Enter Quarter-Finals Against Vega Sun. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Plumbers Enter Quarter-Finals Against Vega Sun. BY CHRIS REDONDO Highland Park’s Rosahell Plumbers will officially open their bid towards the Southern California winter semi pro championship Sunday afternoon at , 2 o’clock when they tangle with Vega Aircraft in the quarter finals. Rosabell’s successful entry in the final play-offs culminates a bitter winter league campaign that saw them emerge with 5 wins and 3 defeats, and then break a tie for fourth place by defeating Lockheed Aircraft 10 to 0 last week to be given the “go-ahead” sign against Vega. Critics have installed Vega as favories over the Rosabell nine because ot an earlier 6 to 0 league win. PITCHING EDGE Vega has a decided edge in the pitching department with two pros, Charley Barrett and Jim Scott, ready for action. On the other hand Manager Casey Campbell can rest his hopes on Tillie Schafer, a southpaw, or Johnny Novak, promising young right hander. Rosabell’s starting assignment will undoubtedly go to Schafer, becaus...
The Man At the Keyhole By Operative WB [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
The Man At the Keyhole By Operative WB Your corner druggist may soon become a very important fellow in an America at war. In Washington, D. C., all drug stores have been equippped as emergency first aid stations. And the National Association of Retail Druggists, anxious to extend the war-time service throughout the country, is hard at work on plans to make drug stores “the service stations of democracy” for the duration! Coast League and Big League baseball games for ’h% may be called on account of war. Many of the big money players are due to he called to the colors. And hall games between Army and Navy teams may be substituted for the professional spor:,t. James Rolph HI, if he decides to go for Lieutenant Governor, will make an all-out fight to win both nominations at the primary, according to the dope along the political Rialto, What’s more, with his big personal following, young Jim would have an excellent chance, our observer reports, to make it stick!
CROSBY IS JEALOUS [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
CROSBY IS JEALOUS For a sequence in "My Favorite Blonde” Bob Hope wears an outfit representing a New York vaudeville actor’s idea of Hollywood sartorial elegance—sky blue slacks, a Joseph’s coat of many colors in two- inch square checks and a three-toned striped tie. However brilliant an action, it should not be esteemed great unless the result of a great and good motive. —Rochefoucauld. Words are like razors they may be used to cut your throat.
Public Invited To Yorkdale P.-T.A. Meeting Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Public Invited To Yorkdale P.-T.A. Meeting Tuesday The public is invited to attend the regular meeting of Yorkkdale P.-T.A., Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the school auditorium. Earl T. Rosenberry, principal, and Miss Mariente Roe, vice-principal of Luther Burbank Junior High School will speak to Yorkdale A-6 students. Miss Ruth Strong, president of Tenth District P.-T.A., will be the guest of honor, and will present Miss Ananmay , Chapman a life membership into the association. Mothers from rooms 9 and 10 will act as hostesses during the social hour. The executive board will meet at 1 p.m. in the teachers’ lunch room.
Old Flashlights Will Come In Handy Now [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Old Flashlights Will Come In Handy Now Rehabilitation of old flashlights ■—probably hid away in the atic, den or back porch—was urged today by John R. Quinn, chairman of the Civil Protection Committee of the Los Angeles County Defense Council. Research recently made by one of the County’s largest manufacturers revealed that a vast majority of farailiies need not worry over lack of new flashlights on the market, Quinn stated, if “they will only put discarded flashlights to use.” Information reaching Quinn this week shows that about seven out of every ten families in the nation possess one or more flashlights, and many of them can be made to work again with repairs amounting to "just a few cents.”
P.-T.A. Group To Sponsor Theatre Party January 16 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
P.-T.A. Group To Sponsor Theatre Party January 16 The Buchanan P.-T.A. is sponsoring a theater party on Friday, January 16th, at 8:30 p.m., at Hickson’s Theater, 4212 Sunset Blvd. The Gateway players will present a delightful comedy entitled “Ignorance is Bliss.” Mrs. Charlotte Tharp is in charge of the sale of tickets, which ar« priced at 55c, tax included. Telephone CL 63357 for reservations. It is not the incense, or the offering which is acceptable to God, but the purity and devotion of th« worshipper. — Seneca,
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
Feeling Weary? Then pick out a good show at one of these popular theatres and go tonight, or as soon as you can, and get a refreshing mental showerbath. You’ll find it the best pick-me-up to be had. Owl Shows Sat. Night the place 90 NOW PLATING Abbott &amp; Costello—Martha Raye "KEEP ’EM FLYING” Claudette Colbert Ray Milland "SKYLARK” 3236 NORTH. fICUEROA; CA 8831 FREE PARK Free Auto Park —Now Playing Bing Crosby—Mary Martin “BIRTH OF THK BLUES” We Dare You to See “SWAMP WATER” STARLAND Adults tv inc. Tax 5624 NO BROADWAY PHOHI CA 80*10 Fri. Sat. Nat Pendleton Carole Hughes "Top_Sgt. Mulligan” Roy Rogers Geo. “Gabby” Hayes "Red River Valley” * Here's Quality When It cames to highballs and cocktails . . . we’re mighty fussy . . . we know you can't make good ones that really hit the spot without using good liquors, 'Sou’ll find all the top grade labels here, and what’s inside is never a disappointment. The TOPS Cafe 5913 N. Figueroa SI. 5502 N. Figueroa AL. 1060 NOW! ENDS SAT....
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 8 January 1942
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