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Rosabell, Pacific Clay In Summer League Opener [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Rosabell, Pacific Clay In Summer League Opener BY CHRIS REDONDO Highland Park’s hard - nitting baseball machine, the Rosabell Plumbers, swing into gear Sunday in a campaign which owner Charley Pedrotti hopes will bring the Southern California summer semipro title to the northeast district. Joe Miller’s Pacific Clay Products nine Is scheduled to open the summer season on Rosabell Field in the Arroyo Seco. Game time is 2:30. Not only will the Plumbers be after a winning start'in the pennant race, but a victory Sunday will make It eleven in a row for the Highlanders. ' CREAM OF THE CROP Fourteen teams are entered in the Orange Belt League. Besides the Plumbers, Arcadia, Montebello (with two teams), Fullerton, Ontario, and the Pasadena Merchants are entered in the home division. On the other side of the fence representing the travelling teams are Pacific Clay, Highland Park Merchants, Bank of America, Brotherhood of Railway Clerks, Chamberlain Pasadena Athletics, East Pasadena Merchants...
CALIFORNIA , SPEAKS! Significant Statements by Interesting Californians [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
CALIFORNIA , SPEAKS! Significant Statements by Interesting Californians COL. JAMES A. O’CONNOR, army engineer “Our basic strength as a nation lies in the American ability to improvise, to do the job at hand with the tools available. The American soldier thinks for himself.’’ DOUGLAS MOORE, composer and critic—‘‘Only jazz composers in this country know how to set the rhythms of American speech. When our serious &gt; composers learn that knack, and forget European styles of word-setting—then real American music will be born.” TOM SHARKEY, famous oldtime fighter—“l guess the War Department gave me a gun and put me to guarding at Fort Mason because they figure just like I figure. Jim Jeffries himself couldn’t lick me—and no gang of dam little Japs is going to do it.” CRITTENDEN HAMPTOIM, Sonora attorney—“ The most effective punishment for hit - and - run and drunken drivers is not jail or deprivation of license, but removal of precious tires from their cars.” MAX J. LEONARD, agr...
J* FRANKLIN HI-LITES [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
J* FRANKLIN HI-LITES By DONNA HAYS SENIOR B’s UNDECIDED Sweater colors and styles were displayed at the senior B meeting last Wednesday. No definite color was chosen but a straw vote was taken on the styles. Models were shown by Bob Aldrich, Barbara Allen, Arline Collins, Ray Zagar, Odell Silverstein, Frieda Brown, George Hagman, Mamie Honn, Jean Patterson, and Jeannie Ahlin.' CHINA RELIEF STARTS Franklin students are proud of their new responsibility, that of being “esteemed grandparents’’ of the two million starving war orphans of Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek’s people. It is estimated that only twenty dollars will support a child in China for one year. Miss Irma Frasier’s five classes raised a total of fifty-two dollars for this charity. Mi'ss Grace Champion, girls’ vice principal, is in charge of the drive and up to date they have collected a total of $143, and expect to do much better as the drive gets into full swing. This amount is for students’ contributions alone. , WAR STAM...
Toland Way P.-T.A. In Party At Home Of Mrs. Houston [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Toland Way P.-T.A. In Party At Home Of Mrs. Houston Mrs. Josephine Laue and Mrs. Luethel Houston were co-hostesses to the Executive Board, the Mothers’ Chorus, and the Room Mothers at a “Brunch” and “Truth or Consequences” Party given at the home of Mrs. Houston. Arresting Officers picked up the guests at an unstated time and fines were charged for delays. Each person present was brought before the Court and fined for wearing silk, jewels, wool, lipstick, etc. The money raised goes into the Life Membership Fund. After a delightful meal was served everyone participated in the game of Truth or Consequences. Those present were: Belle Madison, Belle Hewitt, Edith Hillock, Roberta Wagner, Mildred Whitt, Hattie Howorth, Lucille Howorth, Georgina Bradley, Ada MoCorkle, Ester Jackson, Vesta Churchill, Clara Yanz, Beatrice Trerise, Eleanor Ellingen, Margaret Cramer, Harriett Schultz, Velma Stroup, Marilyn Baker, Ruth Grace, Mrs. Stahlman, Lina Watts, Mignon Clark, Catherine Moser, Virginia H...
THEIR MOTHER'S DAY [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
THEIR MOTHER'S DAY MOTHER CAGNEY sits proudly in the midst of her children. The! one standing is a doctor. Next to him is Bill, a motion picture! producer and at her right and left are Jean and James, motion! picture actors. James is starred next as George M. Cohan in Warners' "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and he is supported by the lovely] Jean who, by the way, is a Hunter College graduate.
H.P. Ebell Club Public Affairs Day Set For Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
H.P. Ebell Club Public Affairs Day Set For Tuesday By MRS. HARRY D. ANDERSON May 12 is Public Affairs Day at the Highland Park Ebell Club. Mrs. George B. Doolittle, chairman, has arranged something entirely new for the club program. At luncheon at 12:15 members of the Kiwanis Club will join members of the Highland Park Ebell Club—followed by the Quiz of Two Clubs. Four members of the Kiwanis Club, viz: Fred Axe, Kenneth Belknap, John C. Holland and Millard Mier, and four members of the Highland Park Ebell Club, viz: Mrs. T. L. Stearns, Mrs. R. L. Marquis, Mrs. Dan Hammock and Mrs. Millard Mier, with Mr. George McClay acting as master of ceremonies, will match their wits. Hill Killian has arranged the program for the Kiwanis Club. At 10:30 the A Cappella Choir of Franklin High School, with Mrs. M. Abbtt, director, will entertain with a group of numbers. Literature usually held in the afternoon will follow the musical number. Mrs. Mabel Dunn, Mrs. J. R. Worsley and Mrs, H. L. Hansen w...
Buchanan P.-T.A. To Sponsor Children’s Festival [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Buchanan P.-T.A. To Sponsor Children’s Festival On Friday, May Bth, the Buchanan Parent-Teacher Association will sponsor a May Festival for the children, parents and friends of Buchanan School. At 3:30 p.m. the Southern Puppeteers will present “Rumples'tiltskin,” that famous old fairy tale of the wicked dwarf and the peasant girl who marries the king. General admission price will be 11c, tax included. There will be a variety of interesting booths including ice cream, soft drinks, games, toys, and flowers. Bring the family for a gala afternoon. He that would make real progress in knowledge, must dedicate his age as well as youth, the latter growth as well as the first fruits, at the altar of truth. —George Berkeley
PLAYGROUND NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
PLAYGROUND NOTES SUNDAY BASEBALL The popular Mystery Nine will play Glendale Merchants in the second league game for the Spring season at the Verdugo Playground this Sunday, May 10, at 2 p.m. The weather is swell, the grass is green, and tires are wearing out. So, enjoy the weather, sit on the grass and save your tires by coming to the ball game. Ought to be a good game, too. CHORAL GROUP Under the direction of Elton Menno Roth tomorrow night, Friday, May Bth, at 7:30 p.m., a choral group is meeting for the first time at the Verdugo Playground Clubhouse, 3580 Verdugo Road. Men and women who enjoy singing are cordially Invited to join. It is planned that this group will be a musicianly group, studying and producing. People who know that in good performance lies the greatest pleasure will enjoy belonging to it. In order to make its establishment certain it is important to attend this first meeting, or if that cannot be done to register by telephone Friday evening, calling CL. 69383. B...
Await Government’s Plan Of Insurance On War Damage [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Await Government’s Plan Of Insurance On War Damage It now seems reasonable, according to L. C. LeCount, local insurance broker, to expect some announcement from Washington by early June on the government’s plan of insurance to cover war damage. At present the government officials seem agreed that the best and most economical way to handle this undertaking is through the insurance industry which has an established organization prepared for such a purpose, whereas, it would be quite impractical to set up another similar organization with unqualified help, or to take such help from the present organized industry. While many details have yet to be worked out and agreed upon, conferences to that end between these groups are going on continuously and in another month some definite statement should be ready for the public, as the law provides that this insurance become available by July first. It is at present likely that insurance companies may carry about ten per cent of this risk and th...
Yorkdale P.-T.A. Urged To Attend Next Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
Yorkdale P.-T.A. Urged To Attend Next Meeting Torkdale P.-T.A, members are urged to attend the next regular meeting, Tuesday, May 12, at 2:00 p.m. Miss Margaret Noe, Vice Principal of Eagle Rock High School, will be the guest speaker and a very interesting program will be presented by the school children. Rooms 3 and 4 will be hostess rooms for the social hour. The executive board members and room representatives will meet at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, in the school auditorium and will adjourn to the cafeteria at 1:00 p.m. for their farewell luncheon. Special guests at the luncheon will be those members who have had 100% attendance at meetings this past year.
TONS OF COTTON [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 7 May 1942
TONS OF COTTON Under normal conditions, the automotive industry uses 190,000 tons of cotton annually, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. In addition the industry yearly utilizes Ifiji 640.000 pounds of wool, 2,800,00(T bushels of corn or its equivalent, 590.000 bushels of flax, 12,500,000 gallons of molasses, 2,000,000 pounds of castor oil, 1,500,000 gallons of soybean oil and 800,000 gallons of tung oiL Supply ships! Buy defense bonds!