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Hail to 1942! [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Hail to 1942! Old Father Time, 1941 edition, having deposited a war on America’s doorstep during the very last month of his reign, prepares to beat a hasty retreat in favor of a grim, serious and youthful success, 1942. There’s no foolishness in the countenance of this newcomer. He knows the coming twelve months will be steeped in sacrifice and heartache, and perhaps disappointments keener than we suspect. But on the unfolding scroll of 1942' there are sure to be written soul-stirring triumps on the field of battle as the outstretched American eagle pounces wrathfully upon its prey. One hundred thirty-two million Americans know this will be one of the most fateful years in their country’s history, as a whole nation rises to the supreme test of mobilizing its total strength against an array of hostile powers. No crystal gazers are needed to inform America that in 1942 her civilians and fighters will record memorable deeds as they give to their country “the full measure of their devot...
Calling All Mules! [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Calling All Mules! The War Department has asked that every mule in America be registered for possible war service. From the Missouri citadel of muledom to the stable outposts of Maine and California, many a hee-haw of mulish satisfaction must bray forth at that announcement. No matter how mechanized the Army becomes, no matter how preponderately modern war becomes a sleek thing of movement on wheels, wars just can’t be won without assistance from the cantankerous, rebellious, surly, stubborn, sour, unbeautiful American mule. Maybe he knows it the tough, tireless, defiant, rule, morose and unconquerable beast! The horse is a softy and sentimentalist; so is the dog. They have their places in war, too; but they fight as gentlemen. When war waxes blistering arid bloody and brutal for Uncle Sam, he reviews the past and calls all mules!
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
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AT THE FRANKLIN [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
AT THE FRANKLIN Boris Karloff in “Before I Hang,” part of the triple thrill and horror show now playing at the Franklin Theatre. The other thrill features are: “The Black Cat,” and “The Face Behind the Mask.” A complete change of program is effective Wednesday, the opening date of a gala new year’s schedule, including Zane Grey’s “Bangle River” and “Rags to Riches.” The last complete program will start at 11 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Stars Offer Their Services To Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Stars Offer Their Services To Red Cross In the event of any possible enemy action against the immediate coastline, casualty victims may find themselves being' administered first aid by motion picture actors and actresses. For at present a score of Hollywood celebrities are atttending American Red Cross first aid classes, conducted nightly by Mrs. Charles Miller 111 at the Beverly Hills High School. They are learning- to take care of the wounded and injured of a possible Invasion attempt of the Pacific Coast, or air raid, and after graduation will be assigned to first aid stations to be operated by the Red Cross. MYRNA LOY ENROLLED Among those soon to receive diplomas are Myrna Loy and Lili Damita, both adept at protecting fractures with splints and other emergency care; Ann Sothern, Lew Ayres and Virginia Gilmore, according to Gurney E, Newlin, Los Angeles chairman of the Red Cross. A part of the $2,500,000 American Red Cross war emergency fund now being raised here will go toward b...
Countv Taxnayers Keen Collector Busy [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Countv Taxnayers Keen Collector Busy County taxpayers this season have flooded Tax Collector Howard L. Byram’s office with $76,053,086 in payments, it was revealed yesterday as the work of checking mailed payments neared its end. The total represented 8.8 per cent more than the first half of the total levy of $129,301,678 which was due last December 5. Among larger collections received last week were: Southern California Edison Company, $l.721.637: Union Pacific Railroad, 8607,564: Union Oil Company, $757,224: Lockheed Aircraft, Inc., $587,681: Southern California Gas Company $1,184,769, and Douglas Aircraft Company, $641,134.
OPM Cuts "Routine Small Firms [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
OPM Cuts "Routine Small Firms Aiding: small manufacturers try cutting red tape, the OPM Priorities Division recently inaugurated a new system whereby extensions of preference ratings on orders involving less than $5OO worth of material will be soeeded. As explained bv Prank R. McGregor, Regional Coordinator, a manufacturer seeking to extend an Army or Navy preference rating to obtain material worth less than $5OO, may take care of the extension himself without going through a contracting officer. McGregor said it was anticipated that 60 per cent of the extensions handled in the field by the Army and Navy contracting officers thus will be expedited.
A Star Welcome for 1942! [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
A Star Welcome for 1942! A STAR WELCOME FOR 1942! Anne Shirley, scintillating RKO Radio star, gaily welcomes the New Year, which now finds her in Hollywood’s roster of glamour girls. She’s throwing out the whimsical, homespun drama roles for which she is best known, plays her own modern, up-to-the-minute self in her latest pictures, “Unexpected Uncle,” “Four Jacks and a Jill” and “The Mayor of 44th Street.” . . . And, “Yippee! Happy New Year!” cries June Havoc, sensational new lovely, in “Sing Your Worries Away.
Graded Union To Onen January 7 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 30 December 1941
Graded Union To Onen January 7 The Los Angeles Leadership Training school, under the auspices of the Los Angeles Graded Union of Church School workers, will open its Winter semester January 7th and continue to meet each Wednesday from 9:30 a. m, to 12:15 p. m., until April 1, 1942. The general sessions, as usual, will be held in Burdette hall, Philharmonic auditorium, fifth and Olive streets. The school, which is entirely interdenominational and no’n-sectar-ian, is conducted for the benefit of church school workers who desire practical help with their teaching problems. Classes are available for teachers of all age groups from the nursery to the tdult department. A nursery school for little folks from 2 to 4 years of age permits mothers of preschool children to attend the classes. The general course on a “Survey of the New Testament" will be presented by Dr. David J. Evans, brilliant pastor of one of Pasadena’s great churches. Dr. Evans taught for several years in Kansas City, Mo., ...