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Lincoln Park To Stage Yacht Regatta June 13 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
Lincoln Park To Stage Yacht Regatta June 13 Great interest is being manifested by the youngsters of the neighboring schools in the model yacht regatta which is to be held in Lincoln Park Saturday, June 13th. More than 200 youngsters have signified their intention of entering the sail boats which they have built in the woodworking shops of the various schools. There will be two classifications for the entries, depending upon the length of the boat and the sail spread. Ribbons will he given to the first four boats in the trial heats and trophies will be awarded for the first, second and third places in the finals for each class. The Lincoln Heights Optimist Club is giving three prizes for the S class and the Lincoln Heights Chamber of Commerce is awarding three prizes each in the R class and Sweepstakes. A special award has been donated by Mr. Ross Davis and Mr, Harold Batchelor for the finest boat in the contest. Hubert B. Frazier and a committee from the Lincoln Heights Chamber of C...
Rosabell Seeks League Win Over Bank of America BY CHRIS REDONDO [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
Rosabell Seeks League Win Over Bank of America BY CHRIS REDONDO “Everything happens at once.” Thus did Charley Pedrotti summarize last Sunday’s trouncing dealt his Rosabell Plumbers, and sending them down a notch or two in the current summer league chase. The whipping gave the Plumbers a 500 average, two wins against two defeats, PEDROTTI CONFIDENT Despite the defeat, Pedrotti fairly oozed optimism and promised a different story Sunday when hiS Plumbers take on Bank of America, ex-California champs, at 2:30 on Rosabell Field in the Arroyo Seco. The injury-riddled Rosabell nine will be at full strength for the Bankers’ visit, so hopes the genial skipper. Art Shively, Chris Flanagan and Sparky Reese are OK now and will be back in uniform, according to reports. As Pedrotti' pointed out, their presence last Sunday might have made a great deal of difference in the final score. All hold important key spots in the Rosabell defense and Flanagan and Shively are considered two of the most imp...
Food Sale To Aid Luther Burbank Casualty Station [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
Food Sale To Aid Luther Burbank Casualty Station A food sale will be held At The Better Food Market, 6215 Pasadena Avenue, on Saturday, June 13. This sale is being’ conducted for the purpose of purchasing auxiliary supplies for the needs of the Luther Burbank Casualty Station at 6460 North Figueroa. Since this la a project that Will benefit the community in time of disaster and will serve a neighborhood of twenty-five thousand people, It is necessary that extra equipment be provided so that the Station can be operated efficiently. Any effort to help make this food sale a success will be sincerely appreciated by the personnel of the casualty center. Donations of food will be accepted by any who wish to make them. If you are able to contribute anything to this sale, please telephone Mrs. F. J. Dietsch at CL. 6-4744 or Mrs. F. M. Volbrecht at CL. 6-4591. The food should be taken to the market at 9:30 or 10 o’clock Saturday niorning if possible.
State Announces Exam For Key Punch Operators [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
State Announces Exam For Key Punch Operators The California State Personnel Board announced today an urgent and immediate need for Key Punch Operators. There are many permanent and temporary jobs at Terminal Island for those who can operate key punch equipment. An examination will be given on June 20, 1942, in the vicinity of Terminal Island. The examination will be open to anyone who has completed the twelfth grade or to those who have some equivalent combination of education and experience. The positions pay an entering salary of $95 a month with yearly increases,, up to $ll5 a month. The last day for filing applications for the test is June il, 1942. Skilled Tabulating Machine Operators were also urged to apply for state jobs today in an an* nouncement from the State Personnel Board. An examination for Tabulating Machine Operator has been scheduled for June 20, 1942, with the last date for filing applications June 6. There are fulltime, permanent positions open at the present tim...
Housing- Facilities Seen As Solution To Transport Jinx [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
Housing- Facilities Seen As Solution To Transport Jinx Construction of housing units “within walking distance” of defense industry plants as a means of solving critical wartime transportation problems was advocated this week by E. E. East, chief engineer of the Automobile Club of Southern California. Pointing out that a 2,000-capac-ity housing project already is under construction near a Vancouver, Wash., shipyard on the Columbia River, East declared: "Not only would such a dormitory plan solve the home-to-pro-duction line transportation riddle, but at the same time would enable Southern California to rid itself of the plague of wasteful land use.” The Automobile Club engineer was referring to “rickety shacks, hot dog stands and other eyesores” flourishing about wartime industry centers here. Twenty-four acres of the Vancouver dormitory site will be taken up with housing facilities, while the remainder of the 69-acres will be devoted to lawns and other beautification, as well as pro...
Aldama P.-T.A. In Final Meeting-Of This Year [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
Aldama P.-T.A. In Final MeetingOf This Year The Aldama Parent-Tekcher Association held its last regular open meeting of this year. May 26. Mrs. Marguerite Allen, president elect of Highlands council, installed Mrs. Amelia Downs as president and the officers of her executive board with an Impressive wheel ceremony. Reports were given by Mrs. Alta Thompson, president, and her various chairmen. Mrs. Amelia Downs gave the report of the annual P.T.A. convention. Mrs. Alene Chalfant, historian, gave her report and presented a book compiling a record of the 18 years of the Aldama P.-T.A. Mrs. Inez Rightmire, principal, gave her "Off the Record Comments.” Mias Carmen Ruth Haub danced a Spanish dance to music played by her brother, Bill Haub. Alta Thompson sang the Indian Love Call accompanied by Bill Haub and the 23rd Psalm accompanied by Mrs. Zabell Arzoumanian. Old songs were played on the accordion by Mr. Joe L. Regur, grandfather member of Aldama.
CALIFORNIA SPEAKS! Significant Statements by Interesting Californians [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
CALIFORNIA SPEAKS! Significant Statements by Interesting Californians ALICE MARBLE "Unless a sport is doing something for the war today, it has no excuse for existence.” ARTHUR MILLIGAN, explaining to L.A. Judge why he spanked his wife—"l am president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and laborer of the family, and have put myself in complete charge of the outfit.” PRANK HANSEN, vice pres., American Society of Illuminating Engineers—"By the dimming of lights along our western coast, we are helping to keep the light of freedom from complete extinction throughout the world.” HARRY BRIDGES—"We’ve got to bury the hatchet in this country before We bury the Axis.” SENATOR JOHN F. SHELLEY, pres, S.F. Labor Council “We urge that every American factory which can contribute to the war be operated on a 24-hour-day, 7 days a week, with rotating shifts.” MAJ. GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON, JR., drilling tank corps in Southern Calif, desert —“We have the best tanks in the world, unquestionably. But t...
PLAYGROUND NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
PLAYGROUND NOTES Do you know what is going on at your playground center? Here are a few activities to interest all age groups: 1. Social dancing classes on Thursday afternoon for students in eighth to twelfth grades, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. There aret only three more meetings before the summer vacation months. Cost is 10c per class. 2. Duplicate Contract Bridge games each Monday night, 7:30 p.m., for adults; 15c to play and awards of $l,OO in War Savings Stamps to the four winners. 3. Amateur dramatics by the Little Theatre of the Highlands every Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. This class is for adults. 4. Camera club meetings for men each Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. 5. Chess club meetings, open to men, each Monday and Friday night at 7 p.m. 6. Starting Saturday morning, June 6, track and field events for boys. There will be one or two events each Saturday for different age divisions. Ribbon awards to the winners. 7. Flag Day program on Saturday, June 13, at 11:15 a.m, Flag raising and bugler...
BEN’S TIDBITS [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
BEN’S TIDBITS New first aid class to start Monday for advanced students in Red Cross First Aid. They will review fundamentals and the students will have a chance to work out practical problems . . . "Ever Since Eve,” that super-duper senior play swept the school by Storm. Every person in the cast should be congratulated for the fine show they put on . . . Senior B’s were measured for their sweaters. . . The time to prevent an automobile accident is before it happens.
Luther Burbank Junior High School To Give Concert [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
Luther Burbank Junior High School To Give Concert Featuring solos by Mary Jo Whitaker, Luther Burbank’s finest mezzo soprano, and Wesley Hunter. Burbank’s lowest bass, the music organizations of Luther Burbank Junior High School will nresent a concert Wednesdav. June 3, for lower division pupils and parents and Thursday, June 4, for upper division pupils and parents. The program begins at 2:15 p.m. in the school auditorium. The first two selections will be by the Senior Orchestra. They will play "Carnival Overture,” by Gibb and "Menuetto” by Schubert, with Mr. Hugh Campbell, orchestra and band teacher, directing. The Girls’ Senior Glee Club follows with "Reverie” by Debussy and a solo, “Ave Maria,” by Mary Jo Whitaker. "The Sailor Song” by Nightingale and "Stouthearted Men" by Romberg will be sung by the Boys’ Senior Glee Club. Then the two glee clubs combine their voices for the beautiful "Blue Danube Waltz” by Strauss. "A Cat Tale” by Hawley, in which Wesley Hunter’s solo had to b...
The Man At the Keyhole Br Opera tiv* wb [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 4 June 1942
The Man At the Keyhole Br Opera tiv* wb The man who has tabulated more election returns than any other man in California able, genial Charles J. Hagerty, veteran deputy in the office of Secretary of State—will this year tabulate his own, and nearly everybody who dabbles in politics hopes he chalks up the winning total on his own side of the ledger. After 30 years of service in the office, Charlie is a candidate for Secretary of State, with the blessings of his present boss, Paul Peek, and almost all officialdom. The boys thinks he’s earned it! No matter what happens on election day, never can it he said that Carl S. Kegley, the "singing candidate” for Attorney General, suffered from undue modesty. Mr. Kegley starts all his campaign meetings by blandly singing a home-made ditty, entitled: "The People Demand President Roosevelt and Me!” Before another week Is gone, our spy advises, Speaker of the Assembly Gordon Garland will definitely pull out of the race for Governor and announce hi...