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National U.S.O. War Fund Drive Opening Rally [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
National U.S.O. War Fund Drive Opening Rally Several volunteers are planning to attend the Opening-Gun Rally of the National U.S.O. War Fund Drive at the Biltmore Bowl, May 11. Captain Hewitt T. Wheless, bomber pilot hero personally cited by President Roosevelt, will share honors with high ranking Army and Navy officials. Soldiers, sailors and marines will tell what U.S.O. is doing. Mr. James Barnett of the Los Angeles Times will be the speaker at the meeting on Friday, May 8, at 1 p.m., in Room 3 of the Burbank Junior High school, 6460 North Figueroa street. Materials for solicitation will be given out and final instructions issued. The quota of $l5OO has been accepted by the local group. Mrs. Stuart Horton, Colonel of Division 30, announces that the following people will work as Majors: Mrs. Dale Brown, Mrs. W. H. Smith, Mrs. Ruth Grether, Mrs. W. G. Warwick, Mrs. Edward Backell, Mrs. Elizabeth Pontarelli, Mrs. F. H. Crebs, and Mrs. Mary Cipolla. Other Majors already enrolled by M...
ACTIVITIES OF YOUTH [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
ACTIVITIES OF YOUTH National defense activities of Los Angeles boys and girls have included the planting of 42,646 food-for-freedom gardens, both home and school, the purchase of almost two million dollars in Defense Stamps, the salvaging of almost twenty thousand tons of waste paper and other innumerable constructive war-ef-fort activities.
To Remove Blackout Masks On Wilshire [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
To Remove Blackout Masks On Wilshire Blackout masks are to be removed from all traffic signals on Wilshire boulevard, Eighth street and Olympic boulevard in Los Angeles, advises the National Automobile Club. The signals on these three heavily-traveled streets are cable connected and consequently may be turned off at a central control in event of a blackout. The area within the Central Traffic District which comprises 133 signalized intersections, is also cable-controlled, and will be handled in a similar manner. With the staggering of work-hours in Los Angeles, traffic volume has been reduced at many points, which will make it possible for the lifting of blackout masks-from many other additional signals.
Engineer Urges Overhauling Of Major Highways [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
Engineer Urges Overhauling Of Major Highways A general overhauling of*the State’s major streets and highways embracing plans for designing motorways through chief centers of population and eliminating ah defects retarding vethey may be” represents California’s No. 1 post-war project. "Except in a few instances, there has been no change in the construction of highways since the days of the Roman Empire when animal-drawn chariots constituted the only traffic menace,” E. E. East, chief engineer for the Automobile Club of Southern California .declared this week as he urged co-ordinated planning by Federal, State, City and County authorities of postwar wor kto include transportation from a State-wide viewpoint.
Insurance Worries Over For Workers In Defense Plants [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
Insurance Worries Over For Workers In Defense Plants Motorists using their own cars in vital war work or volunteer defense can forget their worries over insurance protection problems, the State Council of Defense announced today. Dr. Morton R. Gibbons of San Francisco, northern California chief of the Emergency Medical Service unit of the State Defense Council, advised Kenneth I. Fulton, acting executive director, that virtually every American insurance company has approved a joint statement of policy designed to protect automobile owners participating in war and civilian defense activities. This agreement, Dr. Gibbons reported, provides that automobile owners, may drive their own cars or assign them to use by or in behalf of recognized war or defense agencies such as the Office of Civilian Defense, the State Council of Defense, the Red Cross or similar organizations without sacrifice of the insurance protection held by the owner.
Warning Sounded To People To Be On The Alert [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
Warning Sounded To People To Be On The Alert A warning to the American people to be on the alert against subversive forces that to destroy our democratic way of life and put in its place a controlled system, was voiced today by Don Belding, president of the Pacific Advertising association, and member of the Committee on Public Information of the State Council of Defense. In a statement released through the State Council of Defense, Mr. Belding, who is giving liberally of his time to patriotic and defense activities, said: “In this all-out effort to- win the war, every element in American life is being called on to do its full part. One of the most important of these elements is the American press, who is the watch-dog of our Bill jf Rights. Unlike the press of the Axis countries, and more than any other country of the world, we have a free press—a press not controlled by any group.’’ • —A Slip of the Lip——May Give a Spy a Tip—
News Hours Scheduled At Local Library [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
News Hours Scheduled At Local Library The Arroyo Se c o Library has resumed evening hours. Present hours are 9-9 Monday through Friday and 9-6 on Sat-' urday. The Saturday afternoon opening gives four more hours of service than were given previous to December. Your local library is pleased to report that more books were brought into the Arroyo Seco Library for our armed forces than into any branch Library in the city. The goal of 3000 books before March 31 was reached on March 22. On March 31 over 3500 books had been received and on May first over 4000. The response of the community has been exceptionally generous, and many a boy in the service will be grateful to Highland Park for its part in the Victory Book Campaign.
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
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Page 10 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 14 May 1942
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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
The ‘Minute Men’ meet again tomorrow night. It ? s a Request, not a demand, from Uncle Samthatyoubethere. i* #C IS, SBOisixitcli 5125 Yorkßlvd. -NUMBER 36 VOLUME VI- LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MAY 21, 1942 HIGHLAND PARK GLASSELL PARK SAGAMORE PARK CYPRESS PARK MOUNT WASHINGTON A Friendly, Neighborly Newspaper Sincerely Devoted to the Best Interests of These Communities Albanuol9s FIVE CENT'S A COPY
The Sage Says: [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
The Sage Says: By CLYDE BROWNE The above presumptuous title represents the opinion ot the publisher ot this paper, and not the writer of this column, who holds that modesty Is a virtue that should prevail In any Itinerant scribblings. Posted on telephone poles here and there are posters warning all people of Japanese ancestry to make themselves scarce. They are warned that this is dangerous ground. I asked the young man who was driving me to a dinner engagement if any notices were up telling people of German and Italian ancestry to vacate while the going is good. He said he had not seen any, but thought the authorities were about to so post our eastern seaboard. One can generally tell a Jap on sight, but how can we tell a German or Italian ? They look the same as any other American, for the most part. The list of officers and men in any engagement of the Civil War was well sprinkled with German names, as were any list of casualties of World War No. 1, or even in World War No. 2 so f...
Ambulance Corps Meeting Tomorrow Night [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Ambulance Corps Meeting Tomorrow Night Identification card photographs and fingerprints will be taken of the Highland Park Women’s Ambulance Corps at its regular Friday night meeting tomorrow at 7:30 at the Highland Park Recreational Center by Sgt. Murphy, an ex-Marine Guard. Sgt. Frank C. Newell will also complete taking fingerprints of the Corps members tomorrow evening in co-operation with the FBI National Defense Program. WADCA troopers in this community have all become auxiliary policemen and are attending police classes at Franklin Evening High school one evening each week. In case of blackout, Corps members will wear their uniforms a ndassist the police. Sgt. Marie Barton, the unit’s supply sergeant, is leaving for San Pedro for employment with the Consolidated Shipbuilding Company. Although the women regret losing a good supply sergeant, they wish her sucess in the San Pedro unit. The transfer will enable Sgt. Barton to be with her husband who is stationed with the Army at t...
"Technocracy's Victory Program" To Be Explained [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
"Technocracy's Victory Program" To Be Explained “Technocracy’s Victory Program” will be explained by Dr. Harry G. Palmer, authorized speaker for Technocracy, in a lecture at Section 1, R.D.11834, 2666 Pasadena avenue, next Tuesday evening, May 26 at 8 p.m. There is no charge and the public is welcome. Technocracy’s local Section is joining with other sections in Southern California in sponsoring a series of broadcasts presented over station KPAS every Thursday at 6:45 p.m. This new series emphasizes the need for an over-all design for an aggressive Continental offensive. —Bet’s Go—To Tokio! —
Has Eight Sons In Service Local Mother Receives News That Two Sons Are "Missing" [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Has Eight Sons In Service Local Mother Receives News That Two Sons Are "Missing" Into a Highland Park home last week went that uncertain wartime report that these men are “missing in action.” Official naval reports list two local lads missing, George S. Radzinski and Victor F. Radzinski, both machinist’s mates, of 430 North Avenue 57. They are the sons of Mrs. Rose Radkinski, of the local address. The missing Radzinski brothers are two of eight brothers now serving in the armed forces. Martin Radzinski and Harry Radzinski are in the navy, while the other four brothers, Benton Radinski, Billie Radzinski, Jack Radzinski, and Bob Radzinski, are in the army. All eight of the Radzinski brothers enlisted in the service. George and Victor, the two now missing, have been in the navy over two years. Martin and Harry have been in the navy six years, while Benton and Billie have been in the army three years. Jack enlisted in the army last September, while Bob, a 1940 graduate ol Franklin High ...
Second Meeting Of "Minute Men" Scheduled For Tomorrow Evening [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Second Meeting Of "Minute Men" Scheduled For Tomorrow Evening An urgent appeal went out yesterday from Howard D. Mills of the treasury department for men and women volunteers to attend the second meeting of “Minute Men” to be held at each elementary school tomorrow night. A Tomorrow night, at 7:45 p.m., every man and woman of this community will have a chance to be of real service to Uncle Sam. It is the same opportunity that was extended at last Monday’s meeting which should have been the vanguard of a huge army of patriotic volunteers on the home front but instead resulted in as little as 4 or 5 volunteers at some of the schools. “You don’t have to know how to knit, you don’t need a uniform, or a station wagon,” says the treasury department release. “If you have the desire to help your country, and are willing to give three hours a night for six nights then you should report to your nearest elementary school for enrollment and instruction.” The volunteers will call on every home i...
Store Hours Reduced By Owl Drug Co. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Store Hours Reduced By Owl Drug Co. After a careful survey of sales since last October in 25 experimental stores, The Owl Drug Co. has shortened the daily open hours in a large percentage of units. The net result has been an improved store service during the busy shopping periods. This has done much to offset the loss of occasional sales during the late hours of the evening. In fact these stores show a proportionate increase with the stores in which no change has been made. Late houA for a drug store are more tradition than a necessity as this test has shown. The original idea, dating back to generations ago, was to provide 24 hour prescription service. This has long been discontinued but the habit of long hours has persisted. Today people are becoming accustomed to buying during the earlier hours and the public seems to appreciate the voluntary curtailment of open hours which the company has pioneered in the drug store field. The benefits to the employes are many and obvious. Mr. G...