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Fast Drivers Being “Picketed” By Club Motorcycle Patrol [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Fast Drivers Being “Picketed” By Club Motorcycle Patrol Fast-driving motorists —unfair to the many patriotic drivers who are making every effort to conserve tires and automobiles —- are being “picketed” in streamline fashion on State highways in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Bearing enlarged, “Keep It Under 40" placards, the "picket squad”—members of the Automobile Club of Southern California’s emergency service motorcycle patrol —cruised during the morning and afternoon peak traffic hours reminding motorists of the vital obligation demanded of them on the home front in the State-wide “Drive For Victory” program!
Shrmu Sweetheart [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Shrmu Sweetheart ! PEGGY DIGGINS in a poll of fifty Army camps conducted by I Walter Thornton, head of the model agency —was chosen as the j player to be designated as "The Sweetheart of the Army." Warners j nave signed her to a new long term contract and assigned her to' j the leading role in the elaborate musical "Sweethearts of 1942." i Others prominent In the picture are Priscilla Lane, Brenda Marshall, (Alexis Smith, Jane Wyman and Jean Ames.,The story has to do with the qirls left behind by their gallivanting soldier beaux.
Unique Program At Methodist Church Sunday Evenings [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Unique Program At Methodist Church Sunday Evenings In cooperation with the police department of Los Angeles, the Highland Park Methodist church is presenting a program Sunday evening, at 7:30, that will be of keen interest to everyone. The meeting will be presided over by “Chuck” Woods, a member of the church, and also a member of the police force. There will be a short talk on saving a life by being careful of our steps, and Police Officer Russell Hughes, will sing a solo. The main feature on the program will be two reels of motion pictures which will depict the dangers that overtake careless pedestrians, and ways and means of curtailing the death and accident toll of traffic in the city. The public is invited to attend this very interesting and worthwhile service. There will be no admission charge.
500 Messengers Will Complete Training Next Month [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
500 Messengers Will Complete Training Next Month Five hundred Messengers will complete their training course June 1, 1942. These young men have been training in the method of delivering messages, instructed in the functions of all civilian defense units, the handling of incendiary high explosive bombs, protection against war gases, blackouts and first aid. Besides delivering messages, it is the duty of the Messenger to aid in the evacuation of contaminated or destroyed areas, to reunite families after a raid, collect food and clothing for the use of residents in bombed-out areas, care for mail of passing troops, distribution of gas masks and to assist other groups of the Civilian Defense Corps. According to Captain Handle of the Highland Park Police Division, plans are being made to hold a review at Franklin High Athletic Field, Sunday, June 7, at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Bowron, Mr. Hjelte, Director of Civilian Defense Corps, Chief of Police C. B. Horrall and Deputy Chief Ross McDonald have...
Services Honoring “Wally” Mitchell Set For Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Services Honoring “Wally” Mitchell Set For Sunday Next Sunday, May 24, Rev. T. M. Patterson of the Garvanza Congregational Church, 6408 Ruby St., will have as guests, the American Legion Post 206 and Auxiliary for services honoring "Wally” Mitchell, son of Past-Commander George K. Mitchell. Commander Stanton will hang the gold star in memory of the Highland Park youth. An invitation is extended to parents of sons tod daughters in the United States Services. All veterans are invited to participate in this service. Meeting place for the parade to the church will start at Garvanza and North Figueroa St. at 10:30 a.ra. The services will be non-sec-tarian.
Annual Luncheon Cancelled By Death Of Mrs. S. R. Lewis [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Annual Luncheon Cancelled By Death Of Mrs. S. R. Lewis The May luncheon which for eight years has been given by Charlotte Wright of 1121 Marengo Ave,, So. Pasadena, for a group of friends l —Sadie Reye Lewis, Grace Gales, Florence Stavers and Imogene Younger—will not be given this year because of the death of Mrs. Lewis, who has been a resident of Highland Park for many years. She has left a host of friends, having been active in church work, Parent - Teacher work at Garvanza and Luther Burbank Junior High School and in other organizations. This circle of friends has been broken with the death of Mrs. Lewis, but, though she no longer dwells among us, her friendliness of spirit will forever remain.
Mrs. Lietha Fisher Will Speak At G.P. Nazarene Church [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Mrs. Lietha Fisher Will Speak At G.P. Nazarene Church Mrs. Lietha Fisher will speak at the Glassell Park Nazarene Church, 2921 W. Ave. 35, Sunday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Fisher, who has traveled in Russia, Palestine and many other foreign countries, will give some of the highlights of her travel in these now war stricken countries. Mrs. Fisher is a very forceful speaker and is equally entertaining. She is well known in Glassell Park especially ,at the Fletcher Dr. elementary school where she is one of the beloved instructors. Ynu can’t afford to miss this address. ( Sunday School will be held at 9:30 and the morning worship at 11 o’clock. Rev. Eugene DeLano, associate pastor, will preach at the morning service, after which the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be observed.
Dr. Avery Shaw To Be Heard At H.P. Baptist Church [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Dr. Avery Shaw To Be Heard At H.P. Baptist Church Dr. Avery Shaw, former president, of the Northern Baptist Convention and until last year president of Dennison University, will be the pulpit guest of the Highland Park Baptist church, North Avenue 59 and Monte Vista, next Sunday morning at the 11 o’clock services. The co-pastors of the church, Stanley and Bart Jacobsen, will conduct the early services at 8:30, when Pentecost Sunday will be observed. In the 7:30 evening services, the men of the church will sponsor the meeting when representatives from the Gideons will be present and speak on the advances of the Bible in war time. The church school for all ages convenes at 9:40 a.m. abd four youth groups meet at 6:15 and 7:15 in the evening. The radio ministry can be heard over KMTR at 9 o’clock Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.
British War Relief Vice President Thanks Local Unit [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
British War Relief Vice President Thanks Local Unit The Highland Park Unit of th« British War Relief is in receipt of a letter from the Vice President of the British War Relief Society of the United States, Southern California Division, containing the following interesting remarks: “I find it very difficulty to express in suitable and appropriate words the feeling of admiration and gratitude which I feel for the devotion to our cause which has so generously been displayed by the workers of the Highland Park Group of the Society. “On the occasion two months ago when Mr. Rathbone and I visited your workshop and made an appeal for “layettes” we could not imagine that it would meet with such a spontaneous response. It is not only with the very greatest pleasure, but also with the most profound sincerity, that I would ask you to convey to those workers deepest appreciation for the wonderful effort they have so loyally made. Would you also tell them that I am writing to the Red Cross Soci...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
EAGLE 48M Eagl« Rock Bird. at ToMmito Hi. U-siH Now Playing Thru Sunday Robert Taylor, Lana Turner “JOHNNY EAGER” Also “THE LADY HAS PLANS” with Paullette Goddard, Ray Milland Cash-In Nite Friday and Tuesday Pins Jack Pot Mon., Tues. May 25, 26 “DANGEROUSLY THEY LIVE” with John Garfield, Nancy Coleman Also “MR. BUG GOES TO TOWN” Wed. to Sun. May 27 to 31 Marlene Dietrich, Fred McMurray •THE I.ADY IS WAITING” And Doroothy Lamour in “THE FLEET’S IN” Every Monday Constance Bennett Cosmetics Free to Ladies Play Every Mon., Fri., Sat. mrwxwm 3526 Eagle Rock Bird. AL. 9912 NOW! ENDS SATHhATINEE “THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN” Shocker No. 3 “THE WOLF MAN” New terrifying thrills with LON CHANEY ALSO: Edgar Allen Poe’s “TELL TALE HEART” with Joseph Schildkraut SATURDAY EVENING ONLY and SUNDAY and MONDAY MAY 38-34-25 WALLACE BEERY In “The Bugle Sounds” —ALSO— Don Ameche, Joan Bennett “Confirm or Deny” TUBS. THRU FRI. MAY 26-39 “THE MALE ANIMAL” “Adventures of Martin Eden”
Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
TIRES NOW! AH Sizes WHILE THEY LAST USED TIRES Tire Repairing: and Grooving ROMAG TIRE GO. 3383 Verdugo Rd. BE PREPARED FOR ANY Emergency k One way you can help to win the Svar is hy being prepared for any t emergency. Keep a complete Frrst | Aid Kit in your home —and know khow to use It! Let us help you [ select your first aid needs. WE I MONTE VISTA PRESCRIPTION PHARMACY) AYE. 54 AT MONTE VISTA ALBANY 8888 HOW TO MAKE YOUR VACUUM CLEANER LAST LONGER YOUR vacuum cleaner contains aluminum, rubber, copper, zinc, tin and steei-and so do tanks, planes, ships and guns. War needs must come tirst. This is why production of vacuum cleaners has been substantial* ly cut, making it increasingly difficult to replace your old one. Your vacuum cleaner will clean considerably better and lasi considerably longer if you follow these few, simple rules: n I &lt;v; rL ty fd m j i n i ! t 1. Pick up sharp bits of glass, pint, or tacks before running year cleaner over the rug or floor. ★ ★ ★ 2. ...
Signs Serving As Reminders In “Drive For Victory” [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Signs Serving As Reminders In “Drive For Victory” Giant "Drive For Victory” reminder signs—depicting the distinctive windshield stickers being distributed throughout the State In the crusade designed to prolong usefulness of tires and automobiles—this week had been set in place about all district offices of the Automobile Club of Southern California. Bearing the prominent and timely slogan . . . “Keep It Under 40” . . . the billboards will serve as a constant reminder to southland motorists to “do all in their power” to keep California’s motor vehicle transportation system rolling through the wartime crisis as Bought in the campaign sponsored by more than 300 civic, business, labor .and fraternal organizations In cooperation with the Automobile Club.