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Author of best-seller lives high up on Mt. Washington [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
Author of best-seller lives high up on Mt. Washington She’s school girl slim and as Informal as an ice cream cone, this little Kuth Mulvey Harmer who created all this fuss about “dying and the high cost of it” when she came out last year with her best seller “The High Cost of Dying.” People all over the world read about the shenanigans going on in the country’s mortuaries via Mrs. Harmer’s frank frontal attack. She became a world-renowned author overnight. It hasn’t made any difference in the mode of living for the Harmers, though, who like their sky-high glass-fronted home on Mt. Washington just as it is. ft was here that Ruth penned the famous work, with a great assist from her husband, Lowell Harmer, a journalism instructor at Lincoln High and whom Ruth describes as “the most encouraginest husband.” Their 11-year-old daughter helped too. The proofs were "spread all over the house” and everybody did his bit to help. Off for Mexico Mrs. Harmer teaches English at California Polytech...
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
Highland -mh. 3T *&gt;&lt;» mm s 5 PIECE CONTEMPORARY BEDROOM GROUP Exactly as illustrated. Rich grained walnut with handsome hardware. You get a spacious triple Dresser . . 2 matching Nite Stands and popular headboard ... all at an almost unbelievable low price at Highland Furniture’s Parade of Values. Regular $lB9. Yours now for only 122 5 Piece Popular "Cape Cod' Haple Bedroom Group 3 Piece Bedroom Group Satan Salem Maple finish, custom designed hardware, Charming and practical. Group includes 10-drawer T Mr. and Mrs. Triple Dresser, framed mirror, headboard and 2 matching commodes. Reduced now from $199. 153 A whole lot of fine furniture and the price will amace you! You get a 6-Drawer Dresser, Mirror and popular bookcase headboard ... all in smart walnut finish. See this to appreciate the value! I $ 59 95 3 Piece Top Qualify Danish Bedroom Group Here's A Super Super Value! Charming 4 Poster Bedroom Group In Pear! White and Gold Trim Cleon lines in soft oil-wolnu...
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
BILL NEAL SALUTES THE WOMEN With these Great Maytag Values! 4BSK. WOMEN NEED THESE TWINS! • Pushbutton Temperature Selectors! • Wash 'n Wear button for automatic de-wrinkling! • Dynamic Disc Lint Filter takes 'out lint! • Zinc-coated cabinet guaranteed nbt to rust! • Automatic Safety Door! ‘ mM THIS WEEK'S MAYTAG FAMOUS MAYTAG HALO-OF-HEAI DRYER LOW LOW PRICE 1 rs m BuyinqaWasher? feature for feature...dollar for dollar you get MORE from BR ttt MAYTAG MORE Work Saving Features... MORE Performance and Dependability MAYTAG dependable automatics Pushbutton Controls • Big-family load capacity • Pushbutton water temperature control • Perforated tub for cleaner rinsing • Maytag agitator action • Zinc-coated cabinet guards against rust • Porcelain enamel top and lid • Virtually indestructible pump • New rust proof lid hinges m. This time insist on dependability ... insist on Maytag "Gef fhe Best Deal from Bill Neal!" GATEWAY Your Community Volume Dealer 3370 VERDUGO ROAD, LOS ANGELES 65 CL...
OES . . What does it mean? [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
OES . . What does it mean? The Order of the Eastern Ctar is one of the oldest organizations founded for women. Early writers confirm the fact that the ‘‘Eastern Star" is of French origin and was presented in America during the Revolutionary War by French officers volunteers in the cause of America during the Revolutionary War by French officers volunteers in the cause of American liberty. Many organizations claiming relationship to the Masonic Fraternity were introduced from time to time with varied success: but none possessed elements of permanancy until the year 1850 when Robert Morris compiled his first ritual. This was the real foundation for a lasting order for women having Masonic affiliation. This ritual was revised many times before the General Grand Chapter was established in 1876. Grand Chapters and Subordinate Chapters quickly sprang into existence in all States. To- day the Grand Chapter of California has 850 subordinate chapters with a total membership of 160,000 member...
Opti-Mrs. emphasis on youth [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
Opti-Mrs. emphasis on youth The Breakfast OptiMrs. Club organized in 1958, is comprised of wives of the Breakfast Optimist Club of Highland Park. Its members work earnestly to help and encourage the youth of the community. During the past seven years, the Opti-Mrs. have annually sponsored a girl at Franklin High School and at the close of the last school year, two nursing scholarships were granted to girls wishing to further their education in this field. Under the guidance of their newly-installed president, Mrs. Florence Sovjak, the members partake in many community projects and fund raising activities such as socials, rummage sales and dinners. Anyone wishing to inquire about this club is asked to call Mrs. Sovjak, 255-6588 or Gloria Kretscgmer, 254-6226. FLORENCE SOVJAK
Kids around the world read her music magazine [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
Kids around the world read her music magazine A woman who involves herself in anything worth doing and devotes herself to the hilt is Miss Frances Bloom, who publishes a musical magazine for children which boasts a national circulation. Strictly non-profit, the delightful, fully' illustrated book is a product of many hours to which Frances devotes herself with pride. In addition to teaching music, violin and doing a sharp job of writing, Miss Bloom this year blossomed out into politics, running for State Assemblyman and made a good showing. .... D.iu
Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
eee Highland 5 PC. WALNUT DINETTE Handsome group includes smart Oval Mar-Proof Extension Table in Walnut or Bisque, plus 4 well upholstered chair in decorator colors. ALL FOR ONLY 7 PC. DINETTE GROUP In tho new Bisque or Walnut finish. Tapered leg table (oval or retangular) with ext. leaf. Gay floral patterned chairs. Yes, 6 chairs! Reg. $129. Sale!! I* “ORTHO-SLEEP” INNERSPRING MATTRESS 1000-coil for the “rest of your life.” Quilted both sides. Rich damask cover. 20-year guarantee. Reg. $69.95. Sale! $44 (Box Spring to match at same low price.! "VITA QUILT" SLEEP SET Quilted to eliminate button-feel. Insulated with double loomed sisaiator. Medium firm. Innterspring mattress &amp; matching box springs. Was $99.95! NOW BOTH PIECES *6S "THE DUCHESS" Innerspring mattress and box springs. Guaranteed 5 years. Posture-poise construction. Covered in fine floral ticking. BOTH PIECES *49 Featuring Beauty Rest, Simmons, Health-Rest, Sealy and Reliable Mattresses. SUPER VALUE 5 PC. DIN...
Page 14 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
OGERSONS CARPET LANE 5016 EAGLE ROCK BLVD.—Phone 234-4438 PCH IJTIMATIS INSTAILAIION CUAIANTIIO 1 VIA* Q EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED IN A CARPET POPULAR TWEED COLORS-EASY CARE-LONG LIFE-RIG VALUE! ATTICA made with 100% Acrilan®Acrylic Pile From the looms of MOHAWK yfr New from world famous Mohawk ... the perfect long wearing carpet for the active family on a budget! Resilient pile of performance-proven 100% ACRILAN* acrylic to withstand all the punishment your family can give'it ... never needs pampering! FOR ONLY $9% Sq. Yd. Installed Broad line of versatile 2-oolor tweed effects to make your task of choosing the right colors to go with your furnishings as easy as can be I Gee this great carpet value in our store today. Let us show you how easy it is to have this perfect family carpet In your home . . . easy payment terms available! a Performan**provan Acrllon® Pile resist* •rushing, mlnlmlsai footprint* Naturally Moth-Proof •*« Mildew-Proof. * Non-All*rgenl« Resist «l«*p telling, d...
Mr. Homemaker startled the judges [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
Mr. Homemaker startled the judges This little magazine is supposed to be for “ladies only” but the rules had to be broken for a certain James Taylor, who astonished the country when entered in the Homemakers Contest. Suggested by his teen-age daughter, Darle n e, Taylor threw his Fedora into the ring along with the dainty chapeaux of the ladies. Taylor has raised his two children single-handedly ever since they were tiny tots, and kept the family together when everyone said a “mere man couldn't do it.” “POP IS TOPS” He proved he could and won the.esteem and gratitude of his children who admit that Pop cam cook and keep house in grand style. Civic-minded he took the lead in the appeal for better ambulance service in Northeast Los Angeles and pounded the pavement securing the necessary signatures. No, Taylor wasn’t crowned “Homemaker” but since his case was so special he certainly deserves an honorable mention. MAKES EVERY MINUTE COUNT . . . never saw anyone who could get so much done...
Good Samaritan of the Heights [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
Good Samaritan of the Heights Edith Lavine has earned her reputation as the “Good Samaritan” of Lincoln Heights by thinking of others on a large scale. Owner of a dress shop, she sometimes forgets she’s in business and loans out her own clothes or “trusts people” until they get a job. She knows that a girl must look as if she doesn't need a job in order to get one. Community wise, she donates, contributes arid participates in every drive; serves on the Board of Directors on Child Study at ML, Sinai Hospital and raises funds for handicapped children. She's one of the sponsors of the ; annual queen contest and sees to it that a score of girls are able to attend Charm School. She's never been known to turn down anyone or anything with a good cause .. . Her motto is i “kindness, consideration, friendship and honesty to all,'*
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
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New Chapter shows rapid growth Highland BPW, baby of club land [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
New Chapter shows rapid growth Highland BPW, baby of club land In January 1964, Eagle Rock Business and Professional Women’s Club, spearheaded by Esther Waggoner, president, decided to sponsor a new club in Highland Park. In February, Mrs. Norene Daly and Mrs. Ruth Bradbury, Los Angeles-Sunset District officers, visited the group, encouraging them and answering many questions. It was at this time that officers and chairmen were elected and/or appointed. Betty Brake was elected president. By March the by-laws were completed and sent to Sacramento for charter. Finally, on April 8 at the Highland Park Ebell Club, the charter was officially presented to President Betty Brake by Mrs. Ruth Church Gupta, state president of California BPW, who flew from Sacramento especially for the ceremony, with over 100 guests including many social and civic dignitaries. Initiation of members was conducted by Ruth Bradbury, district membership chairman, who presented each new member with a charm bracelet...
We women talk back [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
We women talk back Women, bless them, have devious manners of getting their own way and of making their wants known. Increasingly a potent force in this world of ours, they have expressed their opinions on improvements they’d like to see made. Their views are the result of a panel discussion held by the Homemakers of last year meeting in Chicago plus a local poll: • 1. Women (admittedly non - mechanical) wish that durable goods were made “durable.” Their particular resentment is toward automatic washers (average life expectancy between 2 and 3 years). • 2. They detest pointed shoes. Not only do they hurt but they make feet look bigger. A good percentage say they would rebel, but can’t find any others in stock. A smattering said they liked them. • 3. Women, increasingly weight conscious, would appreciate caloric counts on canned goods. • 4. Women loathe TV commercials advertising expensive short-lived toys. • 5. Women wonder why engineers can lay fool-proof cables for mammoth bridges...
Don't ever underestimate a woman [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 November 1964
Don't ever underestimate a woman "Strength United Is Stronger” is the motto of the California Federation of Women’s Clubs, junior membership. The Verdugo Metropolitan District consists of 12 clubs with a membership of nearly 400, Sunland to Monrovia and the Metropolitan area. The purpose of this organization is to unite Junior Clubwomen and to promote educational, civic and philanthropic work in the local club’s community. Mrs. Lynn Stites (Marilyn)', is currently serving as president of the Verdugo Metropolitan District. She is a resident of Highland Park and member of the Arroyo Vista Junior Women’s Club. Marylin has been active in her club for the past seven years, serving as president for two years and holding many other offices. She has served the district as third vice president-ways and means, director of philanthropy (at which time a check from the district for $2500 was presented to Booth Memorial Home and Hospial) and first vice president-dean of chairmen. Many Activities ...