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Schools Set To Issue Sugar Rationing Books [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
Schools Set To Issue Sugar Rationing Books All elementary schools of the Los Angeles area will remain open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 4 to 7 inclusive to register home consumer applicants fqr sugar rationing books, according to official announcement by Vierling Kersey, Superintendent of the Los Angeles City Schools. Schools will remain open for pupils and classes will be conducted as usual. The registration will be conducted by school personnel assisted by Parent-Teach-er Association members and other reliable adults selected by the principal of the school. Application is to be made in person by an adult at the elementary school nearest the consumer’s residence. Although each person is entitled to a book only one person need apply to obtain books for an entire family. At the time of sugar on hand in each home must be declared. Misrepresentation or the wit hholding of information carries a penalty of ten years’ imprisonment, ten thousand dollars fine, or both, under Section 35-a of th...
Lloyd's Flowers Successors To Sycamore Nursery [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
Lloyd's Flowers Successors To Sycamore Nursery * x Lloyd’s Flower Shop this week opened at 4002 North Figueroa street, former location of the Sycamore Park Nursery &amp; Florist. This new business is operated by Lloyd Gerritsen, who has liv- ' ed in Highland Park for the past six years, and who formerly operated a florist and nursery business for 12 years. s “We will handle only the fin- ’ est in floral designs, cut flow- 1 ers, potted plants, and nursery ; supplies,” says Gerritsen, in an- 1 nouncing the opening of his busi- ’ ness here. In the line of nursery I supplies, Lloyd’s Flowers will in- ( elude all kinds of garden seed, in- &lt; secticides and fertilizers.
Pedestrian Fatalities Take Drop Seven Injured And One Killed in H. P. , Since January Ist. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
Pedestrian Fatalities Take Drop Seven Injured And One Killed in H. P. , Since January Ist. Seven pedestrians have been injured and one killed in automobile accidents on streets in the Highland Park area during the first three months of 1942. Six of the accidents occurred after dark and the victims wore dark clothing. In five of the cases the automobile driver violated the right of way of the pedestrian. In another instance the pedestrian failed to cross the street properly. North Figueroa street was the scene of five of these accidents and the others were struck on York boulevard. In California the motorist is required to yield the right of way to pedestrians crossing a street either in a marked or unmarked crosswalk. According to law a pedestrian must cross a street within a crosswalk and, if he crosses at an intersection, he must obey the “stop and go” signals. Whenever a pedestrian crosses in midblock where there is no crosswalk he must yield the right of way to all vehicles on t...
Women's Visiting Day To Be Held At Occidental [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
Women's Visiting Day To Be Held At Occidental Celebrating the coming of springtime, Occidental College women students will be hostesses to hundreds of high school and junior college girls on the college campus, Saturday, May 2. The occasion will be highlighted by the crowning of the May Queen, whose identity will be withheld until the ceremony. An annual event, the women’s visiting day is designated to acquaint prospective stdents with Occidental’s ideals and traditions.
High School Pupils Sought To Aid Defense [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
High School Pupils Sought To Aid Defense High schools yesterday were asked by the City Civilian Defense Council to assist in enrolling high school boys for fire watching duty. It was explained that the city urgently needed additional fire watchers to spot and combat incendiary bombs, to report uncontrolled fires to defense council centers and to assist air raid wardens. The boys wounld be on duty near their homes and only during hours when school was not in session, it was explained.
"Boys And Girls Week" Lauded By Mayor Bowron [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
"Boys And Girls Week" Lauded By Mayor Bowron Special recognition will be made by the city April 25th to May 2nd of the part boys and girls take in community life and in aiding in Southland progress. Sponsored by the Council of Social Agencies and Co-ordinat-ing Councils, schools, churches, civic organizations, co-ordinating councils and Community Chest agencies will place emphasis on various phases of youth activity leading to good citizenship. In issuing the proclamation setting “Boys and Girls Week,” Mayor Fletcher Bowron said: “Now more than ever before it is imperative that the quickening loyalties and responsiveness of youth be directed in tasks that are vital to the solidarity of our country.” Opening ceremonies will take place Saturday, (25th) in many playgrounds and Chest agencies; churches will mark youth’s place in modern living on Sunday (26th.) On Tuesday, 28th, many groups of boys and girls will visit Civic Center to watch their “government at work.” Schools and other p...
Coordinating Council To Elect Officers [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
Coordinating Council To Elect Officers Election of officers for the coming year is scheduled to take place at a luncheon meeting of the Highland Park Co-ordinating Council, to be held Monday, April 27th, at 12 noon, at the Highland Park Baptist Church, 5817 Monte Vista street. Representatives from various youth groups will give short resumes of plans for juvenile aid during the present crisis. Vital changes have been made in the setup- of Co-ordinating Councils and Stephen J. Keating, of the Los Angeles County Probation Department, will be there to explain the new program. All interested residents are cordially invited to attend. Reservations may be made by calling Mrs. Clarke, CL-6-4860. Cost of the luncheon is 40c.
Mayor Bowron Gives Approval To Police Show [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
Mayor Bowron Gives Approval To Police Show As the first block of tickets to the Bth Annual Police Show came off the press, Mayor Fletcher Bowron of Los Angeles was there to receive them from Chief of Police Horrall, thereby placing his seal of approval on this worthy enterprise. The annual classic will be held indoors this year to coincide with war plans in this area. Shrine Auditorium is the scene, and May 12 through 17 the dates.
One Tire Stolen Every Two Hours Says Police Head [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
One Tire Stolen Every Two Hours Says Police Head Tire thievery in Los Angeles over the week-end stepped up to an average of one stolen tire each two hours, the police department disclosed yesterday simultaneously wit h| an announcement that new preventive measures 'are being adopted. Serial numbers of tires on all automobiles stopped by police for any purpose will be checked against a “running index” of stolen tires, Police Chief C. B. Horrall said. Even if tires appear to have been changed decently, the chief added, they will be investigated for ownership. In a 54-hour week-end period, 27 tires were reported stolen.
R-Days To Start Saturday Local Boards Ready To Register Every Man Between 45-64 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
R-Days To Start Saturday Local Boards Ready To Register Every Man Between 45-64 With local boards reporting all in readiness for the registration on April 25-26-27 of men between the ages of 45 and 64 years, inclusive, Brig. General Joseph O. Donovan, state director of selective service, today pointed but that there are only three main requirements for this registration. General Donovan summarized these major requirements thus: (1) Every male citizen and every male alien residing in California, other than persons excepted by the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, who had attained the forty-fifth anniversary of the day of his birth on or before February 16, 1942, and has not attained the sixty-fifth anniversary of the day of his birth on or before April 27, 1942, is required to present himself for and submit to registration during the Fourth Registration period, April 25-26-27. (2) Registration should be made at a designated registration place of the local board ...
Mother Of Two Navy Men In Sudden Death [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
Mother Of Two Navy Men In Sudden Death 111 health, because of the war, which called back to active service her two sons, who already had spent a total of 75 years in the Navy, was blamed yesterday for the sudden death of Mrs. Pauline Purrucker, 84, of 5312 Meridian street. One of Mrs. Purrucker’s sons had served 40 years, and another son 35 years with the Navy but both had joined again after war was declared, she said.
Boy's Day In Safely [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
Boy's Day In Safely Details for Boys’ Day in Safety, one of the highlights of the annual celebration of Boys’ Week in Los Angeles, April 26 to May 2, have been arranged by the co-chairmen of the safety committee, Chief of Police C. B. Horrall (right) and E. B. Lefferts, safety co-ordinator for the Los Angeles Schools (left). Officer Jack Dederick (center) is a committee member. The trophies shown are awards for (1 to r) Safety Poster Contest, the Metropolitan Newspaper Publisher award for the senior high school with the fewest number of traffic citations and the cup put up by the Police Post, 381, of the American Legion for the radio-essay contest.
What Do You Think? [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
What Do You Think? America Calling It’s America calling—calling for a gigantic mobilization of working manpower to back up the battle lines of free nations throughout the world. The fourth R-Day period, for registering all men between the ages of 45 and 65, will fall on April 25, 26, and 27. In California, 500 new registration places will be added to the present 284 selective service offices. This new army of registrants will not be called into the armed services. But they will supply a thorough and long needed catalogue of the skills, training and experience of millions of craftsmen, engineers, scientists and administrators. As younger men now employed in war industries are called to the colors, men of the fourth R-Day will fill their places. This comprehensive inventory should prevent Army and production officials from working at cross-purposes. Henceforth, it should be evident what workers should be deferred on the grounds of indispensability, and what ones can be replaced by men...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
REPAIR SERVICE For many years Holland’s has been noted for efficient Radio, Washer and Appliance Service. We now have a Licensed and Bonded REFRIGERATOR SERVICE. Art Burns, Service 3lanag;er, has had many years experience in Refrigerator work and is prepared for minor repairs or complete rebuilding:. Keep your present equipment In first class condition. It la possible yon may not be able to replace It. HOLLAND Electric Shop Open Evenings 5634 N. Figueroa St. Phone AL-0149 LOS ANGELES' OWN FINEST MADE VENETIAN BLINDS ' ‘-T-TTV* m ■* M9 «00(»c«( A 7~-~- «••* i.*!r * sTta a* ss. "ar - «»■» • eri zingfc V * N tZEDrh AHh: Bovn# TS r pluoV,- ‘" PHSi ' of l r,,i &lt;'f for ~; 1 ' oWfify ( r « lal !i«“ 1"/ B »"d fiftip tn,.d . fions ft r&gt; i coat i . ® mat * &gt;X^&gt;&lt;K aa®®*SSg s*- : ***4 a*i Hlatu n 1 '*•■«% ,r, r ; ' ¥* t StaPhone D# ~Wws__ rVe "&gt;■ Ca/| C a »«-*e«„, f- ar(or r ' y s%t!r- Vp ti°l r ****« cj Shades" Winds *-s:2*!!*i ...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 23 April 1942
NEW LOCATION H. B. Edwards Nursery We have closed our nursery at 5530 Monte Vista and hereafter will devote out entire interests to our location at 2672 Roseview Ave.. where we have engaged in the nursery business for the past 25 years. In leaving Highland Park we wish to take occasion to thank all those who contributed to our success, and bid you a welcome to our Roseview Ave. location. 2672 ROSEVIEW AVE. Ph. CA-0998 To reach Roseview Avenue follow “W" car from Highland Pk. to Cypress St., turn right and proceed il short blocks. Free Delivery in Highland Park Every Tiies. &amp; Frf.