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Class For n .sts Opens At ranklin Evening High School [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Class For n .sts Opens At ranklin Evening High School Men and women typists are greatly in demand today in the industrial as well as the business world. Hundreds of people are being placed in good positions in the industrial plants every week. Prepare yourself for a good position in an office. Acquire the knowand skill essential to business success! The spring semester is now open at Franklin Evening School, 820 North Avenue 54. Classes meet every night. Typewriting is taught in room 302 on Monday Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6:30 to 930, and in room 301 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Special instruction is given each evening in letter writing and the various business forms. Students may also have the opportunity of doing some practice office work. This instruction is free to everyone. Credit is given, if desired upon completion of the semesters’ work. Enroll NOW for the new semester.
Charles Parker Pays Schoolmates Surprise Visit [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Charles Parker Pays Schoolmates Surprise Visit Looking trim in his well-fitting naval uniform which he has worn for the past three months, Charles Parker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mart Parker of 5032 Range View avenue, Highland Park, and former prominent member of the drama class Franklin Players, visited Principal Cleon Kersey, Instructor Alpheus Lincoln and his school classmates at Franklin Evening High School, 820 North Avenue 54, last Thursday—the first leave he has enjoyed for some time. Stationed at San Pedro, he returned to duty Friday morning. Mart* Parker, also formerly a Franklin Player and brother of Charles, is stationed with a United States army unit in Washington state.
Highland Council P.-T.A, To Meet On Founders Day [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Highland Council P.-T.A, To Meet On Founders Day AH members of Highlands Council of the P.-T.A., and anyone interested in the work, will find the meeting of Tenth District, to be held at ‘ Abraham Lincoln High School, 3501 North Broadway, today at 10 km., very Interesting and entertaining. The theme of the, meeting, "Conserving Family Life" will be developed by Dr. Loyd Morrissett, Administration Professor of the University of California at Los Angeles, who will speak on "The Family in a Crisis.” "How Can I Help?" radio play, will be priastented by the radio class of Lincoln High School, under the direction of Mr. Etfword J. Wenig of the schooll faculty. An impressive candle lighting ceremony, to honr the past presidents of Tenth District, will be presented by Mrs. William E, Fanferow, Tenth District Founders’ Day Chairman and '’Tagram chairman. The Tenth district Trio, composed of Mrs. ileanora Scott, Mrs. Clarence H. West and Mrs. Genevieve Schaeffer, acompanied by Mrs. D. C. Dona...
Patriotic Citizens Asked To Donate Sports Equipment [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Patriotic Citizens Asked To Donate Sports Equipment Wanted: Sports equipment for the men in service! Patriotic citizens of this city and vicinity are given the opportunity to donate athletic equipment and sports articles for the Army and Navy to be used inside the southland camps, located from San Luis Obispo to the Mexican border. The Citizens Cimmittee for the Army and Navy, Inc., is directing the drive for recreational material and local donations should be brought to the Automobile Club of Southern California office, 5101 N. Figueroa street, according to announcement made by the Club’s district manager, Geo. E. McClay. Residents of this area are asked to make a cellar-to-attic search of their homes —as well as the garage storeroo m —for baseballs, bats, gloves, ping pong sets, boxing gloves, volley balls, tennis rackets and nets, gymnasium equipment, and the like. Heading the sports committee’s drive is J, Neil Patterson, participant in the 1908 Olympic Games and a captain in th...
H. P. Pastors Air Program Enters Second Week [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
H. P. Pastors Air Program Enters Second Week Highland Park’s own radio program will enter its second week this Friday when the voices of the Rev. Stanley and Bart Jacobson co-pastors of the Highland Park Baptist church will be heard. It is the purpose of the Highland Park Baptist church and its pastors to make this quarter hour program over KMTR at nine o’clock each Monday, Wednesday and Friday Just as helpful as possible. It is designed to help everyone who will take time to listen and the pastors are particularly anxious to make it helpful to the people of their own community. A radio audience is a nebulous sort of a thing, but these two ministers wish to build a radio fellowship of those who will habitually listen to the program. Therefore they are asking the listeners to write, stating their desire for, it to continue and any other comment. \ One of the drug stores of Highland Park has volunteered to turn on this program each Monday, Wednesday and Friday so the customers can hea...
Past Presidents To Be Guests At Buchanan P.-T.A. [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Past Presidents To Be Guests At Buchanan P.-T.A. The Buchanan Parent-Teacher Association will meet on Wednesday, February 11, at 2 p.m. in the school auditorium. “Honoring Our Founders” will be the theme of the meeting, at which ' all past presidents of Buchanan P.-T.A. will bs honored guests. Miss Jessie Miles Lewis, Supervisor of the Art Department Of the Los Angeles City Schools, is to be presented as speaker of the day. The Founders’ Day Ritual, and the presentation of Life Membership will complete the program. Mrs. Grace Trerise will preside. Hostesses for the social hour will be the mothers of Mrs. Zonetta Pender’s room, and Mrs. Esther Moore’s rom. Everyone is invited to attend, and small children will be adequately cared for during the meeting. The defense knitting and sewing class meets every Tuesday evening at 9:30, in room 15, of the school building. Anyone may attend. Judy Canova, currently starred with Allan Jones in Paramount’s “True to the Army,” is writing a screenpl...
OLD-FASHIONED DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
OLD-FASHIONED DANCE Waltzes, squares and two-steps! will be the center of attraction at another old fashioned dance to be held at Verdugo Playground, 3580 Verdugo Road, tomorrow evening. Writer-Director Preston Sturges club has created the Ale and Quail Club as a comedy organization for his script of “The Palm Beach Story,” which stars Claudette Colbert and Joel McCrea.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
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Missionary Group of G. P. Baptist Church To Meet [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Missionary Group of G. P. Baptist Church To Meet The Women’s Missionary Society of Glassell Park Baptist Church, Eagle Rook Boulevard at Avenue 30, will hold a meeting in the church social hall, Thursday, February 15. The Board of Directors will meet at ten a.m. The general meeting will, start with a most interesting book review. In the afternoon, Mr. Boice, the pastor, will talk on “American Indians.” He will display quite a few curios that have been given him by his many Indian friends. There are several tribes represented and of special interest will be some curios of prehistoric Southern Californian Indians. Mrs. Fitch of Glendale will tell of Alaskan Indians and show with display some of their relics. Coffee will be served at boon, so bring your lunch, and spend an enjoyable day. Mrs. Dale Soverign and Mrs. F. E. Baer will be hostesses. A slip of the lip may give a spy a tip.
Nazarene Church To Hear Noted Tenor And Composer [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Nazarene Church To Hear Noted Tenor And Composer Elton Menno Routh, tenor and composer is scheduled to appear at the Nazarene Church, 2921 West Avenue 35, next Sunday evening at 7:30 in a program of sacred song. Mr. Roth is the composer of over two hundred gospel hymns and songs, many of which are familiar to church audiences and are favorites at young people’s gatherings. From his childhood Mr. Roth has prepared himself for his chosen ministry, and has had many years of experience in singing from coast to coast, and teaching in various religious institutions. He will give a varied program and tell his life’ sstory. Tune in to KIEV, Glendale station, Sunday at 5:15 p.m. for his weekly broadcast, previous to his evening program at the Nazarene Church. ELTON MENNO ROTH
Rev. C. M. Hensley To Speak At H. P. Baptist Church [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Rev. C. M. Hensley To Speak At H. P. Baptist Church Rev. C. Marvin Hensley, Oriental missionary since 1919, known as the "Blue-eyed Chinese,’’ will speak on “China and the Present World Crisis’’ at the Highland Park Baptist church, North Avenue 59 and Monte Vista streets, next Sunday night at 7 o’clock. Mr. Hensley is completing a lecture tour of the United States and hopes to return to China shortly. Having traveled extensively in that country, he has much of interest to relate about his experiences—the Sino-Japanese war, miraculous deliverances of Christians from death during air-raids, and spiritual awakenings in that part of the world.
CALIFORNIA SPEAKS! Significant Statements by Interesting Californians [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
CALIFORNIA SPEAKS! Significant Statements by Interesting Californians MAX BAER, endiny ialk before State Assembly —“You’ve been listening to my nonsense long enough. Now I'm going to sit in the back of this chamber and listen to yours.” LIEUT. COL. FRANCES ZIELINSKI, S.F. commander Women's Ambulance N Transport Corps—- “ Any woman seen in a bar in a WATCC uniform will be asked to resign. I've already asked for several resignations on that basis and I’ll continue to do so.” GEORGE MOUNTFORD, S. F., celebrating his golden wedding —- “And to think the 52 years ago I almost didn’t go to that party where I met Margaret!” ALFRED NOYES, English poet, in L. A. interview —"Christ did not die for laws or government. He died for man’s soul. But the totalitarian governments think there is no power above the state, no value beyond it. We must fight this tendency to reat individuals as a mass.” FRANK MINOR, San Rafael auto salesman —“ Breathes there a man with an inferiority complexx so complete ...
The Man At the Keyhole [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
The Man At the Keyhole By Operative WB Remember Ham and Eggs for Everybody— that rip-snorting campaign of 1949? Well, the same dish, warmed over, will sonn be back o the political menu. The Payrool Guarantee Amendment (that’s its new name) is a cinch to qualify for this year's ballot. And Labor, up to its old tricks, has made a dicker with the Ham an’ Eggers to trade votes on the Hot cargo issue. What a business! . Governor Olson’s lieutenants, our spy advises, are dangling before Bank of America (in exchange for its political support) the rich plum of custodianship of all properties of the Pacific States Building and Loan Company. Now that’s really something. California colleges, acording to our operative, are taking a terrific beating in enrollement figures, due to the number of men of college age called to the colors. But nonetheless there will be no surplus of univeristy professors. College profts are joining the armed forces, it turns out, at an even greater rate —proportionate...
Luther Burbank Hi To Hear Address By Noted Lecturer [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Luther Burbank Hi To Hear Address By Noted Lecturer A Syrian-born youth who escaped the terror of his war-torn native land to win success in the New World, will be the speaker at Luther Burbank junior high school assembly at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 11. One of the youngest lecturers in the country, Salom Rizk has been acclaimed as a ‘‘living example on the . opportunities America offers.” His address has been arranged though the cooperation of the editors of Reader’s Digest, who are sponsoring his tour of high schools in the interests of good citizenship, and as a contribution to the vitally important job of character-building among America’s youth. Salom Rizk witnessed incredible scenes of terror and desolation; of burning, pillaging and murdering duting the First World War. Because his absent father was actually a citizen of the United States, Salom Rizk finally received his passport, and was permitted to sail to America; literally an emigrant to his own country. How he mast...
Problems Of Adolescent Girl To Be Discussed [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Problems Of Adolescent Girl To Be Discussed Problems of the adolescent girl in 1942 will be discussed at a conference and training course for leaders of Camp Fire Girls at Occidental college on three successive Fridays, February 20, February 27. and March 6. The course will be sponsored by the North District Committee of the Los Angeles Council of Camp Fire Girls. The course, which is free, will be limited to 50 enrollees, according to Mrs. Oliver Stratton, chairman of the North District Committee. Mrs. W. O. Wagner is secretary. Purpose of the conference is to train young women, mothers, and teachers of northern Los Angeles to be leaders of girls’ clubs, and to become guardians of Camp Fire Girls. The Occidental meetings are but one series in a nation-wide program instituted by Camp Fire Girls Incorporated to prepare leadership to meet the challenge of our country’s need. Mrs. Peter Van Etten of Highland Park is in charge of arrangements for the.meetings at Occidental. Speakers are...
Wm. Bonelli Proves Himself Good Guesser On Tax Revenue [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 February 1942
Wm. Bonelli Proves Himself Good Guesser On Tax Revenue William G. Bonelli, fourth district member of the State Board of Equilization, proved to be a good guesser last December 1, when he predicted sales tax revenue for 1941 would break all existing records by reaching ‘‘approximately $120,000,000.” Statistics just received at his office from Sacramento headquarters, show the year’s revenue totaled $124,533,232.80 This is $23, 495,055.71 or 23 per cent above the 1940 figure of $101,038,177.09.