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Methodist Church To Present “The Boomerang” [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Methodist Church To Present “The Boomerang” Pointing: out the hazards of drunk driving, and the social and economic losses caused by the use of alcoholic beverages, a play entitled “The Boomerang” will be presented by a well known couple from St. Louis, Mo., Judge and Mrs. M. C, Summers, Friday night in the Highland Park Methodist Church. The play, starting at 7:30, Is being sponsored Jointly by the churches of Highland Park, by the W.C.T.U., and by the Young People’s organizations of the various churches, as a part of their National Defense and Safety programs. Judge Summers, a former public prosecutor at St. Louis, Is well known for his many articles on economics and financial law. His wife has won national prominence as a writer of religious pageants. The play "The Boomerang” was written by Judge and Mrs. Summers. This play has been presented many times throughout the nation and is doing much to arouse the people against , the evils of drinking, and especially against drunken dri...
Series Of Sermons Proving Popular At Methodist Church [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Series Of Sermons Proving Popular At Methodist Church The first of a series of sermons on the theme "Fulfilled Prophecies,” given at the Highland Park Methodist Church, was very well received. Because of the desire to cooperate with the police department program on safety which will be given in the church on May 24, the second sermon on Fulfilled Prophecy will be presented on the evening of May 31. Further information will be given next week, concerning the meeting, which will cover the prophecy concerning Sidon, that ancient city which still stands today.
American Legion Prepares For Poppy Day Next Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
American Legion Prepares For Poppy Day Next Saturday “Wearing a poppy is a pledge that we will not break faith with those who have died defending America.” said Floy Schenck, President of the Highland Park Unit of the American Legion Auxiliary, as the Unit prepared for the annual observance of Poppy Day next Saturday. “The poppy comes to us from th£ fields of France where Americans first gave their lives in battle against the dictator powers,” continued Mrs. Schenck. “We wear this little red flower in honor of the men who fell at Belleau Woods, Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, the. Meuse-Argonne and other battles of the first World War. We wear it also in honor of the brave boys at Pearl Harbor, Wake, the Philippines, the East Indies and all those who have sacrificed life elsewhere in this renewal of the conflict. “The poppy, as you know, was inspired by the poem, ‘ln Flanders’ Fields’ with its immortal lines: Tn Flanders’ fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row.’ The p...
Vacation Safety Suggestions On School Posters [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Vacation Safety Suggestions On School Posters "Vacation Safeguards” is the theme of the safety posters sent out this week to elementary and Junior high schools of the southland by the public safety department of the Automobile Club of Southern California— closing the 1941-42 school year series. The "safeguard suggestions” depicted on the striking poster include: 1. Use playgrounds, they are safer and more fun. 2. Ride bikes safely and cross streets at corners carefully. 3. While hiking, stay on main trails: swim only in safe places. 4. Avoid strange animals, poisonous plants, fire hazards, and severe sunburn.
Air Raid Wardens To Stage Get-Acquainted Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Air Raid Wardens To Stage GetAcquainted Meeting Zone No. 11 of precinct No. 2 air raid wardens, of which James Reynolds is zone warden, invites the members of all precincts in zone No. 11 to be present at Toiand Way School, Thursday evening, May 28, at 7 ;30 p.m,, for a general get-acquainted meeting and all are urged to attend. Moving pictures of England air raids will be shown and other entertainment will be furnished by local and movie talent. Talks on home . defense will be given by prominent officials. There will be no admission charge. The boundaries of zone No. 11 are Eagle Rock Blvd., Ave. 45 to El Paso Drive, Ave. 51.
First Aid Class To Be Sponsored By Buchanan P.-T..A [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
First Aid Class To Be Sponsored By Buchanan P.-T..A A class in advanced first aid with Mrs. Grace Pruitt as instructor, will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Fridays, beginning May 22nd and will continue for six weeks. Anyone having completed the certificate first aid course is eligible to attend this class which is sponsored by the Buchanan Parent Teacher Association. To thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. -—Shakespeare By skillful conduct and artificial means a person may make a sort of name for himself; but if the inner jewel be wanting, all is vanity, and will not last.— Goethe. Among the manifold soft chimes that will fill the haunted chambers of memory, this is the sweetest; “Thou hast been faithful!” ■ —Mary Baker Eddy
USD DRIVE UNDER WAY [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
USD DRIVE UNDER WAY Launching the current USO drive for 32 million dollars, motion picture celebrities and prominent civic leaders unite on the Joe Crail “Meet Another American” broadcast in a stirring appeal for funds. From left to right, seated, Mrs. Edward G. Robinson, Helen Gahagan and Dorothy Arzner; standing, James A. McCaffrey and Joe Crail. “Every dollar contributed in this campaign will entertain 50 men for 1 day or 1 man for 50 days,” said McCaffrey who is chairman* for the drive in greater Los Angeles.
How’s Your Health? [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
How’s Your Health? By Dr. Roy D. Kohl Many people go to their doctor requesting to have their “blood tested.’’ In most cases they do not have a full realization of their request. They know that a friend had it done, and they would like to have the same. What they actually desire is a blood count. A blood count is one of the doctor's most valuable means In arriving at a diagnosis In many different diseases. The components of a blood count are many and varied, but each has a marked and particular significance, and gives a certain clue which is used by your doctor in determining your ailment. The hemoglobin content of the blood is very important Indeed. The Red Blood Cells carry the hemoglobin, which is a complex iron compound. Many people suffer, an anemia and it is by the aid of the blood count that the exact type of anemia is determined. An iron deficiency anemia will be exhibited in the Red Blood Cells, but in Pernicious anemia there will be an excess of hemoglobin. However, in per...
Car Confiscation Measure Branded As “Unwarranted” [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Car Confiscation Measure Branded As “Unwarranted” Confiscation of private automobiles as proposed by government witnesses appearing before the Senate Military Affairs Committee recently is utterly unwarranted and means the destruction of civilian transportation and inevitable Impairment of war production. This was the protest voiced on behalf of Southland motorists by the Automobile Club of Southern* California in telegrams dispatched to all members of the Senate Military Affairs Committee. “Southern California motorists are fully aware of the need for rubber conservation and are meeting the problem in the American way,’’ declared S. L. Mitchell, general manager of the Automobile Club. “Snap checks now being conducted by the Club demonstrate that they are reducing speeds and otherwise cooperating in car and tire conservation measures advocated by the government. A slip of the Up may sink a ship.
Hoffman Boys Get Two Weeks Trip To New York [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Hoffman Boys Get Two Weeks Trip To New York Elbert and Kenneth Hoffman, sons of the pastor of the Highland Park Methodist church, will leave for New York City on Monday, May 25. Both boys are members of the Redlands University Glee Club which won the championship of the Western Coast Colleges in a contest sponsored by Fred Waring. The winning club will be given a two weeks’ trip to New York where they will compete with seven other winning clubs from all over the United States. They will sing in Carnegie Hall,, .attend a World Series baseball game and be given a complete sightseeeing tour of the city. Some forty boys will enjoy this wonderful privilege as members of the Redlands Glee Club. Professor W. B. Olds, well known author and composer of music, is the Director of the club and will accompany the boys on their trip to New York.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Auction Highland Park FRIDAY, MAY Mud, 1942 1:00 P.M. 4833*4835 Baltimore Avenue Near Avenue 50 and York Boulevard 6-room Modern, All Electric Equipped, Modern Home, completely insulated with Insullte. All floors are carpeted at a cost of $l,OOO. Fireplace and Forced Air Unit Furnace. Basement 13x40. large double garage with 3-room modern apartment above. Lot about 60x135 feet. Sprinkling system, finest of flowers, shrubs and fruit trees—out of frost area. This well located property, like new, near stores, schools and college will be gold to the HIGHEST BIDDER WITHOUT LIMIT OR RESERVE for Cash over a $2,613.65 Bank Loan. 10% at close of bidding. The owner’s health is such that he must give up this valuable property at once. I will also sell an 8-piece Bleached Mahogany Dining Room Set for Cash. Come prepared to buy. H. N. WOOD, Auctioneer—Phone AT. 1-7623 1427 South Garfield Avenue Alhambra, California Owl Stores Are Rexall Stores! large stock at Tico Indispensables For Surgical Or ...
Miss Margaret Noe Guest Speaker At Yorkdale P.-T.A. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 21 May 1942
Miss Margaret Noe Guest Speaker At Yorkdale P.-T.A. Miss Margaret Noe, Girls’ Vice Principal of Eagle Rock High School, was the guest speaker at the meeting of the Yorkdale P.T.A., held last Tuesday. A Mother’s Day Program was presented by the kindergarten children, under the direction of Miss Lila McGavoc. Miss Anamay Chapman, Principal. gave a reading and thanked the many mothers who assisted he- during the sugar rationing. The association voted to purchase a life membership, to be presented in June. Preceding the meeting members of the executive board and the Room Mothers held a luncheon in honor of Miss Chapman and Mrs. W. D. Turner, President. Lovely gifts wefe presented to both at this time. Honored guests at the luncheon were those members who had attended every meeting- throughout the year. The mothers from rooms 3 and % acted as hostesses for the social.