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The Sage Says; [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
The Sage Says; "By CLYDE BROWNE The above presumptuous title represents the opinion ol the publisher of this paper, and not the writer of this column, who holds that modesty Is a virtue that should prevail In any Itinerant scribblings Boys in their ’teens who are inclined to be wayward look upon episodes frowned on by parents, teachers and police as great adventures, and sally forth to slay some dragon of propriety with the combined valor of a Jesse James, a Billy the Kid and the redoublable Kit Carson. Taken individually, they look like altar boys, members of boys’ choirs, or the lads on the Chrismas Cards that stand surplieed in the candle light singing “Noel, Noel, Noel.” Collectively, on a punitive mission, they probably look like the Molly Maguires, a commando of Britishers or a swarm of the locusts that sometimes darken the Utah trail. * * * No peace serum yet discovered will innoculate these young bravos .with an antipathy for adventure. Something more drastic will be require...
To Repeat Warefare Lecture Public Urged To Allend Session Tomorrow Evening [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
To Repeat Warefare Lecture Public Urged To Allend Session Tomorrow Evening Public response to the Chemical Warfare lectures offered by the Los Angeles Fire Department last Thursday and Friday night was such that these lectures will be repeated this week to give everyone an opportunity to attend. The next lecture Is scheduled for tomorrow evening at 7:45 at the Franklin High school, 820 No. Avenue 54. The text of all lectures will be Illustrated by the use of charts, diagrams and colored slides. Live action upon the stage will be used to act out the first aid treatment. These lectures, one and a half hours in length, cover the important phases of gas warfare as taught by the Chemical Warfare School at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. Stress is laid on that Information which affects the civilian directly. Here you may receive authentic information covering the’different types of war games which Includes: blister gases, tear gases, sneeze gases and lung, irritants. The characteristics and d...
Employees Of Ciiy Thanked For Services [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Employees Of Ciiy Thanked For Services Three hundred City employes, j volunteer workers in the program of providing sand for'use by Los Angeles citizens in the protection of their homes against incendiary bomb fires, received an official notice of appreciation for their patriotic services Monday of this week, it was announced yesterday by the Board of Public Works. H. P. Cortelyou, engineer-director of the Bureau of Maintenance and Sanitation, issued the notice to the workers. Employes of the City participating in the “Sand and Salvage Campaign” launched Saturday, May 2, by the City Defense Council at- the suggestion of Mayor IBowron, included truck drivers, equipment operators, yard men, I clerks and foremen.
Motorists Respond To Appeal "Drive For Viclory" Program Co-operation Urged By Geo. McClay [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Motorists Respond To Appeal "Drive For Viclory" Program Co-operation Urged By Geo. McClay Highland Park motorists are taking an active part in the State-wide .wartime auto-and-tire conservation- program “Drive For Victory” it was reported this week by civic groups in this locality sharing leadership with the Automobile Club of Southern California in establishing this patriotic movement in the Far West. Distinctive windshield stickers —bearing the campaign slogan, “Keep It Under 40,” are available to mo to fists at any office of the Automobile Club, while insignia, also have been distributed from Geo. McClay the offices of the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce to members of tins organization. Announcement of the co-oper-ation of the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce with the “Drive For Victory” program was made this week by President George E. McClay. In addition to scores of southland Chambers of Commerce,, the “Drive For’ Victory’* program is being brought to the attention of Calif...
Death Take*; Brother Of Councilman [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Death Take*; Brother Of Councilman Funeral services will be held this afternoon for William Robert Thrasher, brother of Councilman Edward L. Thrasher, from Cresse’s Redwood Chapel in Eagle Rock. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. Mr. Thrasher, who was 46 years of age, passed away at the family residence, 3150 Weldon avenue, Glassell Park, Tuesday evening. Born in Arcadia, Nebraska, the deceased had lived in the Glassell community for nineteen years, and for the past eleven years was connected with the sign division of the Los Angeles traffic department. In addition to Councilman Thrasher, the deceased is survived by his mother, Mrs. Lena A. Thrasher and another brother, , Sidney J. Thrasher.
Special Services For Mothers Saint Ignatius Holy Name Society In Special Program [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Special Services For Mothers Saint Ignatius Holy Name Society In Special Program Carrying out the custom instituted in the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles 16 years ago by Archbishop John J. Cantwell, D.D. and which has now become national in scope, The Holy Name Union is sponsoring a religious commemoration of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, when Catholic men and boys of the Archdiocese will take part in special religious exercises. The men of the Holy Name Society of Saint Ignatius church will be hosts to “the lady of the house” at the seven o’clock mass. The men of the Society will go to mass together with their mothers, receive Holy Communion then adjourn to the parish hall for breakfast and program. A noted speaker has been secured for the Mother’s Day festivities. Carnations will be given out at the door, all together a splendid program has been prepared by the Holy Name Society in their observance of Mother’s Day.
Open Classes In Auxiliary Police And First Aid [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Open Classes In Auxiliary Police And First Aid The Highland Park Police Division .has opened classes in Auxiliary Police and First Aid, for the convenience of the people of the Highland Park community, at Franklin High school, 820 North Avenue 54. These classes are conducted on Friday only of each week and are open to the geheral public, for those who desire to be active in these fields, or for those who may desire the instruction for its Informative character and who may not desire to be active. •
Women Rush To Register 8 p.m. This Evening Will Be Deadline For Wartime Sugar Quota [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Women Rush To Register 8 p.m. This Evening Will Be Deadline For Wartime Sugar Quota Shortly after pappy went to work last Monday local housewives started heading for the nearest school to register for sugar. The requirement that registrants state their age and weight caused an occasional complaint from signers who declared that they couldn’t see just why anybody needed to know their age and avoirdupois to sell them sugar. However,- registrants explained that the applicant’s physical description must go on each ration book to identify proper holders in case of disputes or attempted unauthorized use of the books.' The registration was heavy from the very start, although citizens with a sweet tooth have today to register for their wartime quota—a half-pound per person per week. To be able to buy sugar tomor- row and thereafter, every citizen ' from a new-born babe to an octogenarian or older, must be reg- ! istered personally or by proxy through the head of a family and obtain a War Ra...
A Salute To A Fighting Man On The Home Front [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
A Salute To A Fighting Man On The Home Front Our fighting men can “beat the life out of the enemy!” And every one of us at home can help 'and prove our worth as Americans. The least we can give is our time, thus the Post-Dispatch in this issue is glad to salute A. W. King of Classed Park, who has the following to his credit; Donated a pint of blood to the Red Cross, Feb. 24th; volunteered again for a blood donation on May 15th. Spent four hours a week for nineteen weeks in the Auxiliary Police school. Was inducted as Auxiliary Policeman and has since been appointed as Company Reader of Company D. Donated a desk and telephone in his market for the Glassell - Cypress Coordinating Council’s Defense Information Center. Is an active member of the Glassell - Cypress Coordinating Council. Chairman of the Youth Committee. Has a booth in his market where over $lOOO.OO in defense stamps have been sold. Has donated his truck and driver for 24-hour emergency service with the Red Cross Casualty ...
What Do You Think ? [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
What Do You Think ? Mother I wonder . . . does Heaven give mothers A sort of a separate place — With clothing to mend And tears on a very small face? And do you suppose there are kitchens With boys seeking something to eat, And pies, and cakes, and jells, And heavenly smells — Sought out by small pattering feet? There must be, for how else would mothers „Find joy that is promised above — When all of their days Are spent finding ways Of serving the children they love? —ARTHUR FREDERIC OTIS O Mother's Day In the 28 years since its inception in 1914, Mother’s Day has grown to be one of the most pleasant among national holidays of the holiday-loving American people. It has taken on the happy significance of a time' for family reunions, for surprise visits to mothers from far places, for the delights of letters and telegrams and candy and flowers for sentimental mothers who love such attentions from sons and daughters—especially from sons. But Mother’s Day on May 10th of this year will i...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Hardware Sale Continues To reduce slock preparing lo consolidate with main store special prices are being offered on many lines. Paint, 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 »«// ✓ 4 27-INCH WIDE REG. $1.79 YD. VELVET CARPET Square Yard s&lt;B29 I $1 INLAID GENUINE LINOFIiOR 5 YARD E Save 21c on every sq. yd. Genuine inlaid with ■colors and patterns inlaid through io waterproof backs. 1 79 REG. $4.55 BROADLOOM Felt Base HUGS 5-coal lacquer finish for wear. 9X12 *7 49 89c INLAID m jfp. Floor Covering yard re J|9 e Save 20c on every sq. yd. Waterproof felt * backs. Tile, broken tile and cross directional patterns. WINDOW SHADES We have the best equipped Window Shade Factory in your district. Shades Reversed. Bring in your old rollers. Quick service. WHOLESALE and RETAIL. The New SPRINGLESS ROLLER will Double the Life of your Window Shades and SAVE for VICTORY! K. V...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Give Mother a Dress Length Let Her Know You Remember Sale 1500 Yards Reg. $l.OO Rayon Bemberg Sheers • Large Floral Designs! • Small Monotone Designs! • Geometric Patterns! O Pastels, Medium Grounds! • Guaranteed Washable! Sol's extends itself in offering this Summer favorite for soft, feminine dresses at this thrilling sale price! Ready for you Thursday, Friday, Saturday, in a splendid range of patterns and colors. 39-in. wide and washable. Cool, Gay and Dainty for Delightful Summer Frocks! yd we green GIVE VJV-9AX STAMP! STAMPS Tel. CL-6-6514 5704 North Figueroa Street
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
IT'S TIME TO HAVE YOUR "WALLS CLEANED" By Machine No Streaks, No Lap Marks. Let us Brighten and Beautify Your Kitchen and Bath—for Spring. NU-WMaL Cleaning Co. CApitol 3771 n niSi vkt COKCMiUU ChiU MEXICAN DINNER Enchiladas. Spanish Rice. Fried Beans, Salad. Hot Rolls, Tortillas and Butr ter and Coffee. 55C CHILI RELLENOS .. CHILI COLORADO Con Came TACOS . . BEEF OR CHCKEN Orders Filled by Phone North Figuer-0 Cafe CL-6-6857 6711 N. FIGUEROA ST. 2 fot 30C 808 BEACH, Prop.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Specials For Mother's Day Jumper DRESSES SLACKS Button front in latest styles &amp; colors. Strutter cloth, crease-resist-ant. Sizes 10-20. Reg. val. SJ9S $6.95. Special WOMEN’S DRESSES Sizes 12 to 52 Big Variety in LING E K I E Jncl. Extra Sizes I GAUCHO STYLE T.B.L. finish. T u blorlzedcrease resisting. Navy. Brown Beige. Sizes it to 20. Re e- s&gt;■ Val. $7.95 Also Strutter Cloth Slacks —$2.95 LONG SLEEVE BLOUSES— All styles, sizes and colors. Reg. value $2.49 QUALITY DRESS SHOP 5034 YORK BOULEVARD Next to York Food Market Use Our Friendly Budget Plan
AT THE DALE STARTING SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
AT THE DALE STARTING SATURDAY THEATRES + AMUSEMENTS That famous drugstore cowboy, Lou Costello, is going Western in a big way with six-shooter, lariat and of all things a hobby horse! It’s all part of the fun in Universal’s newest Abbott and Costello starrer “Ride ’Em Cowboy,” starting Saturday at the Dale Theatre, Judy Canova, at her funniest in “Sleepy Time Gal,” is the companion feature scheduled to inaugurate the new policy at the Dale of a complete change of program hereafter on Saturday.