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Work Of Red Cross to Be Explained at Mass Meeting Scheduled For Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Work Of Red Cross to Be Explained at Mass Meeting Scheduled For Tonight Work of the American Red Cross in the present civilian defense activities will be related by Dr. J. L. Sugar at this evening’s Highland Park mass meeting, to the held in the Legion hall, 227 North Avenue 55. Dr. Sugar will represent the Los Angeles office of the Red Cross, and is expected to'*' give a comprehensive picture of plans now being made for casualty stations, and other medical services necessary if a bombing ever comes to the Los Angeles area. All residents of Highland Park and nearby communities are urged to attend this meeting, which is under sponsorship of the Highland Park United Defense league, a group formed here since December 7 by some 35 clubs and other organizations to promote defense information to the general public. Mrs. E. B. Campbell, president of the league, will preside. Howard Stanton, commander of the Highland Park American Legion post, is program chairman. The meeting will start at ...
Sand For Salvage Drive To Start Next Week [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Sand For Salvage Drive To Start Next Week Exchange salvage for sand! That old hot water boiler that’s been kicking around your basement for years has enough raw material in it to make a 37mm. gun. Out in your garage is that old piece of bumper and a rusty shovel. You’ll never use that burned-out electric iron again. Your chance to get rid of them and do a good turn for Uncle Sam at the same time will come next week when the elementary schools are thrown open for su-gar-rationing and the L. A. City Defense Council is preparing to deal out 25 pounds of sand to those who bring salvage at the same time. The sand, of course, is for the purpose of extinguishing incendiary bombs while the salvage will go to the government for use in war production.
Coordinating Council Elects Earl Rosenberry [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Coordinating Council Elects Earl Rosenberry Mr. Earl E. Rosenberry, Luther Burbank Junior High school principal, was unanimously elected to the general chairmanship of the Highland Park Co-ordinating Council at a luncheon meeting held at the Highland Park Baptist church, Monday, April 27th. Other officers elected were: Mrs. E. B. Campbell, vice-chairman; Mrs. Esther McNamara, environment section chairman; Mr. Kenneth Belknap, character building chairman; Mrs. E. M. Clarke, secretary; Mr. O. K. Cole .treasurer, and Mrs. Oran Asa, publicity chairman. Induction of officers will take place at the June meeting. Mr. Stephen J. Keating, Asst. Director of Los Angeles County Co-ordinating Councils, announced that changes have been made in the organization of the Central Office, including the transferral of local Field Representatives to the Civilian Defense Effort. Short talks on summer plans were given by , various youth organization representatives including Woodcraft Rangers, Campfire Gir...
Franklin Student Heard In Talk On. Patriotism [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Franklin Student Heard In Talk On. Patriotism Harold Weingard of 5116 Stratford Road, a student of Franklin High school, was heard Tuesday morning over radio station KHJ, at which time he delivered an inspiring talk to the students of America on patriotism in commemoration of National Boys’ Week. The same talk was given by young Weingard to the Highland Park Kiwanis Club at their weekly luncheon last Tuesday noon. Weingard was chosen to represent Franklin at the district six finals of the World Friendship Club’s Annual Symposium on Pan-American affairs where he took first place and was presented with a bronze plaque to be kept by Franklin High school and also a certificate for himself. In view of the favorable comment heard on his talk, the Post-Dispatch is publishing his entire remarks for the benefit of those who did not have an opportunity to hear his radio broadcast. “The struggle for world supremacy today may be likened to a conflict between two beasts of the jungle. One is a c...
Judge McKay To Talk Monday Ai Glassell Park [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Judge McKay To Talk Monday Ai Glassell Park Superior Court Judge William R, McKay is scheduled to deliver a talk on the Constitution of the United States at the noon luncheon meeting of the CypressGlassell Co-ordinating Council to be held next Monday at the Verdugo Playground Clubhouse, 3580 Verdugo Road. Judge McKay will be presented by Arthur W. Kennedy, president of the Glassell Park Business men’s association. • The meeting will be presided over by Rev. Harry J. Hill, pastor of the Cypress Park Christian Church and president of the Cypress-Glassell Co-ordinating Council. Rev. Hill will be assisted by Mrs. Helen Parker, secretary of the council. The lunch will be served by the Senior Lamp Club of the Verdugo Playgrounds, under the direction of Mrs. Laura Swartz. The meeting is open to the public, although luncheon reservations are requested by telephoning CL-6-9383 at the Community Clubhouse. JUDGE WM. K. McKAY
"Liz'belh's" New Flower Shop To Open Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
"Liz'belh's" New Flower Shop To Open Saturday “Liz’beth’s Flowers” will be the name of the new flower shop, to be opened next Saturday, May 2, at 5232 York boulevard, it is announced by Hazel and Ralph McCrary, owners of the new firm, which will be located in the same building as formerly used by “Ichino’s Flowers.” Mr. and Mrs. McCrary are residents of Highland Park, and announce that the choicest of flowers and potted plants will be used and sold, along with the latest designs in flower fashioning. Mrs. McCrary was formerly an employee of the Biltmore florists, and has worked in several other Los Angeles shops, and in San Diego. She is known by friends and personal customers as ‘‘Miss ’Liz’beth.”
Local Schools Ready For Sugar Rationing To Home Consumers [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Local Schools Ready For Sugar Rationing To Home Consumers The elementary schools in this area are ready for the task of sugar rationing to home consumers. The doors of the schools will remain open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 4, Tuesday, May 5, Wednesday, May 6, and Thursday, May 7, so that local residents may make application for War Ration Book One, which will entitle them *&gt;to purchase for home consumption designated amounts of sugar, first commodity to be so rationed. One person may represent each family unit, that is, each family in legal residence at one address, and obtain the books for every member of the family. However, persons who live under the same roof, but who are not related by blood, marriage, or adoption must file application individually. Applicants must be of the following classes: Persons who are applying for every member of a family unit. (Such applicants must be 18 years of age, or over, or married persons, if under 18) ; persons of any a...
Jr. High School In Education Week Program [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Jr. High School In Education Week Program Preparations for Public Education Week, April 27 to May 1, have been made by Washington Irving Junior High school. Parents and friends of Irving students are invited to review the events of the week and plan at sometime to visit the school. The schedule of activities follows: On Tuesday, April 27, two motion pictures were shown on actual bombing scenes during a London air raid. It was followed by an informative talk by a representative from the Fire Department, and a talk by Dr. Bodlander, Director of the School Casualty Center. Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday, April 28, there was an education exhibit in the Irving Library consisting of student projects which have a definite contribution to our war effort. Some of the school things displayed. were; first aid dressings, cloth covers for hot water bottles, sand bags for the treatment of shock, construction and filling of first aid kits, clean towel contributions. Wednesday was also class visit...
Holland To Consolidate His Two Stores [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Holland To Consolidate His Two Stores Owing to shortage of Elecrical Appliances and Radios, Holland Electric will add hardware to the stock at 5634 N. Figueroa St. and gradually move the stock from Monte Vista to the main store. In the meantime, a stock reducing sale will be held at the Monte Vista Street location, corner of Avenue 55. Lack of room in the main store makes it necessary for many lines to be closed out and stock reduced in others. The hardware store will be open till 8 p.m. weekdays, 9 p.m. on Saturday.
MAYOR PASSES THE HAT [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
MAYOR PASSES THE HAT Salvage For Sand. Mayor Fletcher Bowron exchanges an old German helmet for a box of sand offered him by Martin Pollard of the Sand for Salvage Committee of the Los Angeles City Defense Council. The Mayor has asked all citizens to brl|)g scrap metal, rubber or bundles of magazines to elementary schools, to trade for sand when they sign up for their sugar rations during the week of May 4. Salvage is for Uncle Sam. Sand is for incendiary bombs.
What Do You Thinkl [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
What Do You Thinkl They Asked For It America’s first food rationing program in a quarter of a century goes into effect for the duration on May 5. Every consumer in the land must have a ration book in order to receive the allotted quota of sugar. When millions of householders stand in line in the nation’s grade schools to receive ration books for themselves and members of their family, how many will re'fleet that this is more than a day of rationing? It is also a day of reckoning and retribution for the buying panic which raided the country’s sugar supplies. There were fears that the country’s sugar was almost gone. Consumers, all too many of them, proceeded to stock up their cupboards with heavy sugar supplies. They thought it was the smart thing to do, but they deceived themselves. Such selfishness injured their neighbors, created an artificial scarcity, and sent prices higher, with the result that a genuine shortage has occurred of so serious a nature that the government has had t...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Hardware Sale To reduce stock preparing to consolidate with main store special prices are being offered on many lines. Paint r tools. Garden supplies. Housewares, gifts, etc. Store open until 8 p.m. daily, 9 p.m. Saturday. Holland Hardware 5442 Monte Vista St. Corner of Ave. 55 Drive For Victory Health is Defense Guard Againsl Coughs Ask tor Bernfeld’s Labrador Syrup of Gums 49c ihal's all FREE DELIVERY GARVANZA PHARMACY 6401 Pasadena Ave. CL-6-3313 •“Keep It Under 40” — Drive For Victory r N &lt;1 S ci° UV '7S PLAIN OR FIGURED Broadlooms Sale Starts Promptly 9 A. M. Thursday Broadlooms $9 5 s ° SAVE FOR VICTORY! 4HP Yd! PERFECT! ROLL ENDS. Reg. $4.50 quality. Color range incomplete. Take your room measurements now and save $l.OO on every yard. FAMOUS BEATTIE—-4.6x6.6 MIRAMAR $4 £95 Discontinued pattern. Save $5.00 ton Victory. Seamless, closely woven RUGS—9xI2 15 Reg. price $20.95. *l2« WINDOW SHADES We have the best equipped Window Shade Factory in your district. Shades Re...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
NEW LOCATION H. 6. 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 11 short blocks. Free Delivery In Highland Park Every Tucs. &amp; Frl. MEXICAN DINNER Enchiladas. Spanish Rice. Fried Beans, Salad, Hot Rolls, Tortillas and Butter and Coffee. 55C CHILI RELLENOS .. CHILI COLORADO Con Came TACOS . . BEEF OR CHCKEN Orders Filled by Phone amsi tkt OuU-caK ouiut, North Figuer-O Cafe CL-6-6857 6711 N. FIGUEROA ST. g f or 30c 808 BEACH, Prop.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Special: Jumper DRESSES Button front in latest styles &amp; colors. Strutter cloth, crease-resist-ant. Sizes 10-20. Reg. val. $«95 $6.95. Special ** WOMEN’S DRESSES Sizes 13 to 53 Loveable BRASSIERES 69$ i SLACKS GAUCHO STYLE T.B.L. finish. T u b 1 or izedcrease resisting. Navy. Brown Beige. Sizes i: to 20. Reg. $ Val. % $7.95 Also Strutter Cloth Slacks—s3.9s LONG SLEEVE BLOUSES— All styles, sizes and colors. Reg. value $2.49 - QUALITY DRESS SHOP 5034 YORK BOUtEVaRD Next to York Food Market Use Our Friendlv Budget Plan
Plumbers After Tenth Straight Victory Sunday BY CHRIS REDONDO [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 April 1942
Plumbers After Tenth Straight Victory Sunday BY CHRIS REDONDO THEATRES + AMUSEMENTS The 1942 summer league season will officially open May 10, it was announced by Ray French, booking secretary of the Southern California Baseball Association. Highland Park’s Rosabell Plumbers will be defending champions. Lodge of America will invade Rosabell Field in the San.Pascual Valley Sunday in an effort to stop the Plumbers’ win streak. Hostilities will start at 2:80. Rosabell won their ninth straight semi-pro game last week by handing Pepsi-Cola a merciless 15 to 2 trouncing. TO DEFEND TITLE According to Charley Pedrotti, the Plumbers have been entered In the new Orange Belt League where they will compete with Arcadia, Montebello, Pepsi-Cola, Goodman A Sons and the Pasadena Merchants for Southern California semi-pro honors. Give the Plumbers another hurler and they well might bring home another semi pro pennant to Highland Park. The Tillie Schafer vacancy is yet to be filled but owner Charley ...