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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
“To the last cent; to the last man; to the last . ♦ ♦ For Victory HIGHLAND PARK GLASSELL PARK SAGAMORE PARK CYPRESS PARK MOUNT WASHINGTON Hin htancL P&amp;. ** RsjjHßDispatch 5125 Yorkßlvd. A Friendly, Neighborly Newspaper Sincerely Devoted to the Best Interests of These Communities LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 5, 1942 Albany 0195 -NUMBER 25. VOLUME VI.— FIVE CENTS A COPY « $5O REWARD The Post-Dispatch will pay $50.00 reward for information leading fo J the arrest and conviction of any 1 person or persons STEALING BUNDLES OF THE POST-DITPATCH left at DISTRIBUTING POINTS for carriers. Patrick J. Fagan, Publisher Highland Park Post-Dispatch 5123 York Blvd.
The Sage Says: [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
The Sage Says: By CLYDE BROWNE The above presumptuous title represents the opinion of the publisher of this paper, and not the writer of this column, who holds that .modesty Is a virtue should prevail In any Itinerant scribbllngs. It would be interesting to know just how many little, squint-eyed men Japan has under arms. You hear stories about their great numbers. Some guess as many as 10 millions. Of course the Japs will not say, nor will our intelligence department, but do not fool yourself by thinking our government doesn’t know. The'F.B.l. probably knows the number fully as well as the Illegitimate son of Heaven himself. We can do a little conjecturing. If there are 90 millions of Japs still unhung, half of that number must be females, which leaves 45 millions. Half of those are probably under 15 years and over 55, which leaves about 23 millions. Knock off maybe 3 millions for Inmates of prisons and asylums and but 20 million are left. Deduct about 25 per cent of them who are th...
Owl Employees Win Honors for Blood Donations [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Owl Employees Win Honors for Blood Donations Over 300 Owl Drug Co. employees have received bronze lapel pins for volunteer blood donations to the American Red Cross since the beginning of the National Emergency. Each one has given a pint of his own blood to back up our men in “Service.” Special quarters have been equipped for the purpose of taking civilian donations at the Red Cross Blood Donor Headquarters, 925 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles, and at similar Red Cross stations in neighboring communities.
Local Residents To Be Given Opportunity To See Fire Bomb Control [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Local Residents To Be Given Opportunity To See Fire Bomb Control Highland Park and Northeast Los Angeles residents who have not as yet witnessed an official demonstration as to how to handle fire bombs will have their opportunity tomorrow evening, March 6, at Franklin High school, according to John H. Alderson, chief engineer of the city fire department. The demonstration will be put on by trained men from the fire department, and all residents are urged to attend. For the first some 50 minutes department officials will give a lecture on bombs. That will start at 7:45 p.m. in the Franklin auditorium, 820 North Avenue 54. Following the lecture, the audience will adjourn to the athletic field, where demonstrations of magnesium, oil, and other incendiary bombs will be given, showing what to do and what not to do. A similar demonstration was given here recently. Chief Aiderson reports a widespread demand for additional demonstrations of the control of these incendiary bombs. Following t...
Unusual Special In Dry Cleaning Offered For Y/’eek [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Unusual Special In Dry Cleaning Offered For Y/’eek A special that is destined to meet with much popularity is being ottered by the Malcolm Cleaners and Tailors on page six of this issue. Limited to one week only, the Malcolm firm will expertly clean and press three garments for the price of one dollar and fortyfive cents. The offer includes ladies’ or men’s suits, dresses, (plain) coats and robes. The Malcolm Cleaners and Tailors occupy new and modern storeroom formerly owned by the T &amp; R Cleaners, at 5116 York Boulevard.
Aragon School To Be Scene Of Talk On Warfare [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Aragon School To Be Scene Of Talk On Warfare On Monday night, March 9th, at the Aragon school the Los Angeles Fire Department will give a talk on Chemical warfare. This will be a part of the local fire prevention campaign sponsored by the Glassell - Cypress Co-ordinating Council. It is one of the first chances for the citizens of Los Angeles to receive instructions in regard to defense measures. It may be some time before it will be possible to hear this matter discussed again as it is being done by special arrangement with the Fire Department. All those who heard Captain Randall speak on incendiary bombs last Monday know how valuable the information can be. The public is cordially invited to be present. The lecture will begin promptly at 7 p.m.
Parents Announce Engagement of Mildred Gaulsche [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Parents Announce Engagement of Mildred Gaulsche Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gautsche of 4820 Stratford Road announce the engagement of their daughter, Mildred Mae to Onas Coy Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Miller, of 614 Pheasant Drive. Both the bride-elect and the prospective groom are graduates of Franklin High school and active members of the York Boulevard Church of Christ. Mildred is the granddaughter of Mr. A. L. Hendel. Mr. Miller is employed by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation and Miss Gautsche is a model and sales lady lor Brooks Clothing Company of Los Angeles. Date for the wedding has been set for June 26.
Home of E. O. Both Broken Into Last Sunday Night [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Home of E. O. Both Broken Into Last Sunday Night Between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. last Sunday, burglars broke into the home of Edwin O. Both, 2033 Rome Drive. Mr. Both is a former Highland Park policeman, but last month he enlisted in the forces of our Uncle Sam and is now stationed at Forth McArthur. The burglars were evidently aware of Mr. Both’s former occupation and his affairs generally, for they took only his two police guns and holsters and some ammunition for them, apparently not interested in other things of value, though they upset the house in their search. The loss is fully covered by insurance placed through the office of L. C. ReCount.
G.Knoxßoih Appointed By Committee [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
G.Knoxßoih Appointed By Committee The Public Affairs Committee of Los Angeles, a group of good government supporters, announces the selection of George Knox Roth as its Executive Secretary. The Public Affairs Committee has been in existence since January Ist, 1940 and has quietly been working uncovering basic data and facts about local city and county government. These are now the basis for the Committee’s weekly broadcast over station KMTR “Top of the Dial” at 7:15 to 7:30 each night Monday through Saturdays, six nights a week. Already the committee has brought the demand that the 1942 Grand Jury be called into session immediately to hear charges against Roy Hampton and Foreman Theodore F. Pierce of the 1941 Grand Jury on charges of conspiracy to violate their oaths of office. George Knox Roth will be remembered as the runner-up for Councilman in the 14th District and states positively that he will not be a candidate for Congress in the 13th District this year. “I am interested in ...
Defense Meeting In Legion Hall Tomorrow Night [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Defense Meeting In Legion Hall Tomorrow Night Directors of the Highland Park United Defence league will hold a special defense meeting tomorrow night, March 6, at 7:45 p.m., in the American Legion hall, 227 North Avenue 55, to which representatives of all organitations in the community are nvited. The league adopted its new aame, heretofore being known is the Highland Park Civilian Defense council, at a meeting }f its directors last Thursday night, and at the request of the downtown civilian defense organization, in order to avoid confusion. Purpose of tomorrow night’s meeting, it was explained, will be to better coordinate defense activities in this part of the city,, and to lay plans for a big civilian defense mass meeting in the near future.
Freeway Traffic Plan Postponed For Six Months [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Freeway Traffic Plan Postponed For Six Months The joint Public Works and State and County Committees of the City of Los Angeles have delayed any action on this major traffic plan for six months. It was the effective efforts of the People’s Transit Council (Joy A .Winans, president) which forestalled the adoption of this plan without sufficient public hearings. The help of Councilman Thrasher in this matter should not be overlooked, inasmuch as it was the resolution proposed by him which gained the public hearing, with the result that the plan was not accepted by the joint committee for a report. It is to. be hoped that Highland Pari will -not become involved in another "Arroyo Seco’’ proposition, i.e., pay for something which the majority of its people are to use.
Drug Industry Organized For Emergency Needs [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Drug Industry Organized For Emergency Needs The Drug Industry has been organized for service in the event of emergency, in co-operation with Dr. W. L. Halverson, Los Angeles County Health Officer and J. R. Kirkpatrick, Chief of the Division of Food and Drugs for the Los Angeles County Health Department. This was announced yesterday by F. J. McGreal, Southern District Sales and Advertising Director of The Owl Drug Co., who has been appointed to head this service. He is assisted by E. W. Moore, Southern District Prescription Department Manager, also of The Owl Drug Co. The function of this Committee is to make available immediately all first aid, drug and surgical supplies in the event of a major disaster. “The ready response and willingness of everyone to do his part has been more than encouraging,” stated McGreal, who also stressed the unselfishness which every unit of the Drug Industry has shown in offering to give service on a noncompetitive basis to the County during an emergency...
Gladys P. Roberts Becomes Bride Of Harry C.Tolford [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
Gladys P. Roberts Becomes Bride Of Harry C.Tolford The sanctuary of the Highland Park Christian Church was the scene of a simple wedding service Saturday afternoon, February 28th, when Gladys Pearl Roberts, daughter of x Mrs. Carretta Beckett, 5158 Ithaca Avenue, became the bride of Harry Clark Tolford. The sister of the bride, Esther Beckett, served as maid of honor. E. T. McCormick was best man. The bride wore an informal gown of navy blue crepe with a gardenia corsage. The words of a single ring ceremony were read by Rev. Alden Lee Hill, pastor of the church. Following the service a reception was held. at the home of the bride’s mother. The newlyweds have established their residence, at 6824 N. Figueroa Street.
No Substitution of Busses At This Time Says Commission Head [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
No Substitution of Busses At This Time Says Commission Head President Justus Craemer of the State Railroad Commission issued a statement on Tuesday, March ?, which declared that no further substitution of busses for street cars will be granted until the tire shortage situation has been fully surveyed. It appears that this ruling will diaffect the “W” line. It is to be much deplored that a small minority of Highland Park citizens have helped so to protract the proceedings that the proposed plan to put busses into Highland Park is now of no avail—for the j&amp;esent, at least. As it is, because of the action of this small—very small minority, Highland Park will have to get along with the familiar street cars for quite some time; possibly “for the duration.” Commissioner' Ray Riley, with Commissioners F. Tavenner, J. Craemer, C. C. Baker, and R. Sachse, on Monday, March 2, heard oral arguments by attorneys for the Pacific Electric Railway, the cities of Los Angeles, Pasadena, S...
37 Members Of Local Church In Armed Forces [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
37 Members Of Local Church In Armed Forces Thirty-seven men and boys from the Highland Park Christian Church and its Sunday school are now with the armed forces of the United States. All the activities of the local congregation are being affected by this drain of man power. This pledge is being made to all who answer their country’s call: "We who remain at home will do our best to carry on the work of the church while you are away.” Volunteers are being sought to fill these vacancies. In recognition of faithful service in the Sunday school during the national emergency, a series of Cross and Crown pins will be awarded for brief periods of perfect attendance.
TOWNSEND CLUB TO MEET [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
TOWNSEND CLUB TO MEET Townsend Club 10 will meet in the Monte Vista auditorium Thursday, March sth at 7:30, instead of Friday as has been the custom. Members and friends please note this change. Alfred Redmond will be the speaker. The affiliated clubs meeting on Sunday afternoon at the American Legion hall has been discontinued for the time being.
What Do You Think? [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
What Do You Think? iVo Temporizing With Treachery! Boldly, contemptuously, Robert Noble stood before California legislators last week and gloated over the graves of American boys struck down by international treachery at Pearl Harbor: “The Japanese did what was the proper thing under the exigencies of the occasion”! He belittled the glorious Thermopylae of Mac Arthur and his men as “a futile thing.” He jeered: “Germany has won this war and we might as well recognize the new order. I am for Germany and for Hitler.” Noble spoke as director of the “Friends of Progress,” a subversive organization smoked out by the American Legion and the FBI in California. California remembers Robert Noble as a director a few years ago of the “ham and eggs” pension scheme. Then he and his clique boldly and contemptuously attacked and smeared much that Americanism means. It was one thing for tolerant, lax, incredibly soft America of the peacetime years to permit Robert Noble and his kind, freedom to snip...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 5 March 1942
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