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Editorial [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
Editorial A NEEDED IMPROVEMENT Emphasis was glvrti by the storm of Thursday evening to the need of more adequate flood water drainage facilities in the central part of Eagle Rock. Just what can be done about the matter is problematic, but property owners and owners and managers of stores promise to make an energetic effort to get some measure of relief. Relief obviously needed, for the "funnel" ' at the intersection of Colorado and Eagle Rock Blvd);. backs the water up in time of heavy rainfall, until sidewalks are impassable and stores only can be saved from being flooded by the use of water gates in the entrances, a method which is not practicable for markets, and which is unsatisfactory at best. In the meantime pedestrians either wade or stay where they are. Such storm drains as there are are Inadequate to carry off the water, even in a moderate rainfall. The gutters fill, and cars, parked at the surbs dam the water and send it over the sidewalks, and in some cases into the store...
A DIFFICULT TASK [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
A DIFFICULT TASK Up to a comparatively few years ago, say 20 or so, the congress of the United States, both the house of representatives and the senate, and the individual members, possessed the respect of the American people. They were subject to criticism, of course, but the country had confidence that it had sent its high-' est type of citizens into the two branches of congress, respected the members, and believed that real effort could be expected to get the best possible laws within reasonable time. How times have changed. Many of those chosen to represent the people in congress have been possessed of so few of the qualifications of statesmanship, their acts have been so senseless, their interest in and vision of the needs of the country have been so small, that the country and people in all walks of life have about completely lost respect for the two branches of congress. Of course, we, the people, are to blame, for during the last 20 or 30 years we have persisted in sending t...
PRELIMINARIES ON FOR BIG PINES MUTT DERBY [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
PRELIMINARIES ON FOR BIG PINES MUTT DERBY Small boys and mutt dogs are in training throughout Los Angeles] county in anticipation of the Third Annual Mutt Dog Derby to be held in connection with the Winter Sports Carnival at Big Pines, Los Angeles county mountain playground, Feb. 4 and 5. Preliminaries were held on the] school grounds at 12 district centers in the county, prior to Jan. 22, the winner of each district preliminary being eligible for competition in the final event at Big Pines. The dogs pull wagons in the preliminaries but homemade sleds will be used in the final competition. Police dogs, collies, huskies and mixed and assorted breeds are expected in the finals, the competition being open to boys 14 years or under.
—LINT— [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
—LINT— By J. G. R. Down to the sea In storm drains. The Yosemlte drain had the opportunity to show Its functions. The storm waters which previously flooded the Intersection, made a small trickle down the huge drain. Except Thursday p.m. So, let ’er rain. The mtigic of the Lauder name will bring many to the baseball benefit performance at the high school on Wednesday. And the nephew of the famous Scotchman will be found to be worthy the name. His singing isn’t exactly punishment. Do you know— That Harold Roberts, of the celebrated Roberts’ Golden State band, resides in Eagle Rock? That “Chandu” Charles Frederick Lindsley also resides in Eagle Rock? That the ratio of pretty girls to the population in Eagle Rock is far above the average? That technoracy has not yet been defined? r The trouble with the set-up of the Lame Duck session, is that some one is always going behind the sets and knocking the props out. The Filipinos don’t like to have ducks making a noise like eagles, but then, ...
the. FAftMCfiS ~ comm Sec Agricultural Legislative > Committee of CallPornia [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
the. FAftMCfiS ~ comm Sec Agricultural Legislative &gt; Committee of CallPornia The improvement district racket, which has cost California property owners millions of dollars in exorbitant assessments, resulting in wholesale confiscation of farms and homes in many areas, is slated for a thorough airing at the current session of the state legislature. At least a dozen bills, aimed at repeal of the Mattoon Act and similar street and highway and improvement district acts, have found their way into the legislative hopper, with growing indications that the lawmakers will take drastic action to safeguard against future confiscation of property through spurious promotional schemes. While the present drive against the improvement district evil has some of the aspects of locking the door after the horse is stolen, there is undoubtedly a chance of relieving the plight of many farmers and city residents already enmeshed by the system. And there is also a commendable disposition to prot...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
RAIN! AND STILL THE BARGAINS REIGN AT SAGER’S SALE JUST ONE OF THE SPECIALS VEST POCKET KODAK, Series 111 with f7.9 lens, making picture I%xZ'A inches. Aluminum body covered with baby crepe leather and all metal parts finished in nickel and black enamel. Makes a decidedly good looking kodak. Price, complete with black leather carrying case, is $13.50. Come in early to take it home at—Va &amp; L/C THOUSANDS MORE AWAIT YOU AT THIS GIGANTIC SALE THAT ALL EAGLE ROCK IS TALKING ABOUT. -SAGER’SAt the Circle Eagle Rock, Calif.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
HARRY LAUDER VARIETIES HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 8:15 p.m. BENEFIT EAGLE ROCK BASEBALL CLUB PROGRAM FEATURES— Virgil Drengberg Violin Ensemble MATT LAUDER (In a Wee Bit o’ Scotch) THE ELLIS RHODES SINGERS DIXIE DANCERS Eleanor Baldwin And Many Others The Best Show of the Season Admission 25c Personality Girls PIPER COWIE (And His Highland Dancers) SHIRLEY SMITH ILDA SPILLANE BEBE COLE HARRY LAUDER (BALLADS) Tickets on Sale at High School Box Office NIGHT OF SHOW
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
■ I ■ ■ 1924 COLORADO BOULEVARD Corner Glen Iris Avenue SPECIALS FOR: MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 24 AND 25 TOM THOMPSON, Manager of Grocery Department ADOHR MILK S These prices also effective at Billie Bird Market 1302 Yosemite Dr. BABY BEEF MILK LAMB HALBERT’S PORK MILK VEAL KNOW US BY QUALITY EASTERN PORK MILK VEAL EASTERN SLICED BACON lb. Igc RIND OFF POT ROAST" 1 12*4° FANCY STEER PORK CHOPS lb. 10c EASTERN CORN FED LAMB STEW 6' Pure PORK SAUSAGE lb. 19!4c NO CEREALS —Our Own Make -FISHSALMON lb. 20c FILLET SOLE IWnB. FILLET SEA BASS lb.)^OC YELLOW TAIL lb.) m ROCK COD lb.) 10C SAND DABS Ib. 12 */ 2 c LOBSTERS lb. 32c MOUNTAIN TROUT 3 for 25c MRS. HALBERT’S DELICATESSEN ALL HOME-MADE SALADS Pint 15c “REAL GOOD TAMALES 4 for 25c AGUILAR BROS. SWEET JUICY NAVELS ORANGES 5 Doz.) THIN SKIN JUICY, MED. SIZE LEMONS 4 Doz.) IMPERIAL VALLEY GRAPEFRUIT.... 14 for) NORTHERN ROME BEAUTY APPLES 5 lbs.) FRESH WASHINGTON RUTEBAGAS WHITE CRISP CELERY... NO. 1. SWEET POTATOES lb...
LOCAL BALL TEAM IS ONE OF BEST [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
LOCAL BALL TEAM IS ONE OF BEST That the Eagle Rock baseball team, for which a benefit performance is to be given at Eagle Rock high school “Wednesday evening, is just as, outstanding in the City league as the Angels in the Coast league, is the statement made by R. A. Chase, director of men”s and boys' activities at Yosemite playground. Mr. Chase commended the proposed evening of entertainment, the Harry Lauder Varieties, and pointed out that while most of the city league teams are financed by firms, the Eagle Rock club has not been sponsored prior to this time. "Many cities would be glad to spend thousands of dollars for a team like this one to represent it,” he stated. “The team is a credit to the comunity and this entertainment gives the Eagle Rock people an opportunity to shpw their appreciation for the free sports event every Sunday afternoon at the playgrounds.” The personnel of the team includes many outstanding young men of the community, with Ray Riley as captain and George ...
REGISTRATION FOR AQUEDUCT GOES ON [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
REGISTRATION FOR AQUEDUCT GOES ON Registration at the Chamber of Commerce, for work on the Colorado River aqueduct, has mounted to a total of 503. Applications Include men from Highland Park, as well as Eagle Rock. The great majority . are heads of families.” About 900 registration blanks have been given out by the Chamber of Commerce, which is handling the registration for this district. Many of these will be filled this week. Although it could not be learned definitely, Secretary Butler believes the first men selected will be put to work within two weeks. All registrations are forwarded to the offices of the Metropolitan Water District. Men to be given employment will be selected by the employment bureau of that department.
! ELECTRIC COURSE IS GIVEN FIREMEN [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
! ELECTRIC COURSE IS GIVEN FIREMEN Following out a continuous plan to make the Los Angeles fire department one of the most efficient in the country, Fire Chief Ralph J. Scott recently inaugurated a course of instruction in electrical installation. The course was carried out in connection with the department’s Fire College and with the assistance of the municipal bureau of power and light. Approximately 300 officers of the department took the course which consisted in trips of Inspection to various parts of the city -to study typical electrical installations, ranging from 33,000-volt equipment in large buildings to the 110-volt type in small homes. Daily 30 officers were taken on these tours, which were followed by discussions and technical talks given by educational experts of the power bureau. A prominent feature of the in- j struction was a combined firefighting and insulator-washing truck; designed by the engineers of the bureau. The truck, the only one of its kind in the United ...
WORKING BOYS TO HAVE PLAY CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
WORKING BOYS TO HAVE PLAY CLUB Boys' night at Yosemite playground on Tuesdays, for all boys under 17 years of age, has been discontinued, and in its place has been formed the Busy Bee club, for boys under 17 years who work after school, and are unable to go to the j playground for the daytime activi- j ties after school and on Saturdays. Particular attention is called to boys who deliver newspapers evenings and who work in markets, stores and at odd jobs. The Busy Bee club invites all these to become members, and no boy will be accepted as a member unless he is regularly employed after school hours. The playground is not open until 7:30 in the evening, and parents of prospective members are urged to take note of the fact their sons should not come before that hour, and will leave the playgrounds at 9 o'clock sharp.
PIONEER WOMAN CALLED BY DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
PIONEER WOMAN CALLED BY DEATH Mrs. Joan Gilstrap, for two years' an inmate of the W.C.T.U. Home, on Norwalk Ave., passed away Saturday morning, aged 82 years. Mrs. Gilstrap had been in California for many years, coming across the plains at an early age by ox wagon. She had been a member of the Christian church for 68 years, and was esteemed highly by her associates for her keen sense of humor and brilliant mind. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Cresse chapel. The remains will be sent to Selma for burial. Mrs. Gilstrap is survived by two sons, Howard T. of Long Beach, and Prank, of Columbia, South America.
BEACH CROWDS INCREASE [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
BEACH CROWDS INCREASE Unusually warm weather sent 33,523 people to county beaches in a week, it was reported by the county | recreation department with 13,593 visiting beaches Sunday, Jan. 15, | and 2770 of these taking a January swim. Many out of state cars were among those at the beach, especial- j ly cars from New York and Canada.
SHI dyIscouts M! F A||ER l£A Jy| [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
SHI dyI scouts M! F A||ER l£A Jy| Troop No. 2 Twenty-five members of Troop No. 2 were present at the meeting last Friday night. A new game, “Dodgeball.” was introduced by Senior Patrol Leader Bob Clark, assisted by Asst. Scoutmaster Winn. In patrol meetings the subject of “Pioneering,” how to build bridges, lean-tos, signal-towers, etc., was taken up. A mid-week patrol meeting at the home of Asst. Scoutmaster Eddie Clark was reported by the Mickey Mouse patrol. Two new candidates passed their tests and these will be inducted into the Troop by an investiture ceremony next Friday night.
WOMEN LEARN OF WORK FOR BLIND [Newspaper Article] — Eagle Rock Advertiser — 23 January 1933
WOMEN LEARN OF WORK FOR BLIND Following an interesting hour devoted to current events, led by Mrs. Dan Hege, Dr. Laura Seeley Thompson, chairman of public welfare of the Federation of Women's clubs, Los Angeles district, presented Dr. Wood Comstock on the morning , hour. Dr. Comstock, whose books have , been transcribed for the blind, introduced Miss Catherine Hale, field secretary of the National Transcribers’ society for the blind. Blind reading was demonstrated and Kathleen O'Neil, a gifted violinst, played. A delightful luncheon was served at noon, with Mrs. Fred Sharp as chairman. Mrs. Fred Lang conducted the drama hour from 1 to 2 o'clock, and Mrs. M. L. Marshall gave a talk on Indian arts and crafts and presented a reading, “Indian Summer,” a visit of Indians from the Sherman institute, scheduled for the program, was postponed until a later date.