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Occidental Group Hears Talk By Ivan Jacobson [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 12 March 1942
Occidental Group Hears Talk By Ivan Jacobson “I was a Prisoner in a Nazi Concentration Camp” was, the opening address, March 10, in a series of Tuesday morning assemblies held at - o’clock in Alumni Chapel, Occidental College. Ivan Jacobson was the speaker. At the time of the German occupation, Jacobson was employed by the United States Consular Service in Norway. Arrested by the Germans and placed in a concentration camp, he had many hazardous experiences until he was finally exchanged* for other prisoners. He returned to the United States last summer. When driving at night give the other driver the break you expect. Dim your lights first.
1,200 Able-Bodied Men Needed Now For Defense Work [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 12 March 1942
1,200 Able-Bodied Men Needed Now For Defense Work An appeal for I*2oo able-bodied men to volunteer for civilian defense duty as stretcher-bearers in connection with 60 casualty stations being established in Los Angeles by the Red Cross under the Citizens Defense Corps emergency plan, was issued today by the Volunteer Office of the Los Angeles City Defense Council. Men in good physical condition, able to carry out the work of stretcher-bearing in time of emergency are wanted, the announcement stated. Previous first-aid training is desirable, but not necessary, it was explained. The men would serve in their own neighborhoods at their nearest district casualty station. 1 The Volunteer Office is also taking applications again for wo- [ men who wish to serve with the Aircraft Warning Service of the Army Air Corps, working in the Los Angeles filter center. NEXT TIME USE CLASSIFIED
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 12 March 1942
For LOCAL and NATION WIDE Moving and Shipping Call BUSK VAN AND STORAGE Call for Estimate 30 DAYS FREE STORAGE 6060 N. Figueroa AL 0159 Evenings AL-9264 frUeek, 7/ TENDER JUICY SIRLOIN or SWISS STEAK 33 ROUND STEAK 35 25 lb RIB OR SHOULDER LAMB CHOPS c lb ROUND OR 7-BONE BEEF ROAST 25 lb ALL MEAT A m GROUND BEEF 24 lb WILSON'S SLICED BACON 33 lb. YEARLING LAMB LEGS 21 lb. Jake's Meat Market 3400 FLETCHER DRIVE IN MOBLEY'S GROCERY infl! NURSERY SALE HOW GOING ON Large Nursery Stock MUST BE SOLD At Greatly Reduced Prices No Telephone Orders— No Deliveries COME EARLY FOR BEST SELECTIONS SYCAMORE PARK NURSERY 4002 NORTH FIGUEROA ST.
Page 6 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 12 March 1942
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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 March 1942
* “We’ve Qot to Do Our Part...An’ We’re Qoin’ to Win ’cause We’re on Qod’s Side.” Private Joseph Louis Barrow HIGHLAND PARK GLASSELL PARK SAGAMORE PARK CYPRESS PARK MOUNT WASHINGTON Star Aids Police in Safety Film fesi^^H)ispatch 5123 Yorkßlvd. A Friendly, Neighborly Newspaper Sincerely Devoted to the Best Interests of These Communities Albamjol9s -NUMBER 27. VOLUME VI.- LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 19, 1942 FIVE CENTS A COPY
The Sage Says; [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 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 that should prevail in any Itinerant scribblings. Super salesmanship has been the bane of the American people. You can hardly turn on your squealing radio without hearing that 25 cents and two box tops of the great health-giving breakfast food Nutto will bring you a cup and saucer, or some other startling premium, then bedlam lets loose with a crash—bang of horrible sounds of a negroid nature. Maybe it is something worse from the Ozarks or the Cumberland mountains. You can give odds that it will be something that will the great composers turn over in their graves till their rotations hum like the growl of an awakening volcano. * » • The caterwauling only ceases now and then for a little banditry that will take hard-earned money away from a gullible citizenry. Those of us who have lived longest can rem...
Next Defense Meet To Hear J. R. Quinn [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 March 1942
Next Defense Meet To Hear J. R. Quinn John.R. Quinn, Los Angeles county assessor, will address the next Highland Park defense mass meeting, it is announced by Howard Stanton, program chairman of the Highland Park United Defense league. The meeting, to which the public is invited, will be held in the Legion hall, 227 North Avenue 55, Friday, March 27. The speaker will tell of the necessity of organization for civilian defense. Following his talk, a half-hour question period will be held, announces Mrs. Gertrude Campbell, president of the league. Written and oral questions on civilian defense matters from the audience will be answered by the Highland Park Defense information bureau. Posters advertising the meeting are now being prepared by the Highland Park 20-30 club, Bill Patterson, president. The league is composed of most of the clubs and organizations of Highland Park, and has been formed to co-ordinate defense activities in the community.
Authentic Info On Defense Is Available [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 March 1942
Authentic Info On Defense Is Available In these days when the war has been brought to our very doorstep, there is more than ever a need for authentic information to be available to the public, on all defense matters. Whn can I get sand? Who is my air warden? What should I do with my pets during an air raid? These and hundreds of other questions occur to Mr. and Mrs. Citizen. To meet this need, the Health, Welfare and Consumer Interest Committee of the Los Angeles County Civilian Defense Council, of which Karl Holton, our County Probation Officer, is Chairman, is gathering authentic Information from all sources and distributing it to Defense Information Centers throughout the City and County, where it is available to the public. In addition to the Public Library, such information is available at the local Defense Information Center located at 227 N. Avenue 55, Highland Park, phone CL-6-9386. This office is open from 10 to 4 daily and from 10 to 1 Saturdays. It is established for your...
Highlanders To Witness Another Incendiary Bomb Demonstration Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 March 1942
Highlanders To Witness Another Incendiary Bomb Demonstration Tonight So much interest was shown in the last incendiary bomb demonstration given in Highland Park last March 6 that Fire Chief John H. Alderson has arranged another one for this community. This second demonstration, designed to make possible the showing of more people how to handle fire bombs, will be held this evening at Franklin high school. The previous demonstration was attended by over 3,000 Highland Park people, and many hundreds of others since then have expressed hope that a similar event would be held in the near future. Starting at 7:45 p.m. in the Franklin auditorium, Captain Clarke Hodgson will give a 45minute lecture on handling incendiary bombs, after which the audience will go to the Franklin athletic field for an actual demonstration of the proper methods of controlling magnesium bombs. Captain Raymond Ross will assist in the field showing. At this evening’s meeting, announced Chief Alderson, ground work ...
Businessmen Elect Kennedy To Head Club [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 March 1942
Businessmen Elect Kennedy To Head Club At an enthusiastic meeting held last Thursday evening at Hamilton’s cafe, the Glassell Park Civic League and the Glassell Park Businessmen’s Association consolidated, in order that both organizations may, as one united body, work to better advantage to further the interest of Glassell Park. Since the organization of the Glassell Park Civic League In 1930 it has been headed by Arthur W. Kennedy, and the highlight of last Thursday’s meeting was the election of Kennedy as president of the Glassell Park Businessmen’s Association to replace A. W. King, whp has held the office for the past two years. Arthur W. Kennedy is one of Glassell Park’s Oldtimers and veteran boosters. He’s also close to the pulse of the Los Angeles administration, was a member of the Planning Commission, 193438, and has been interested in L. A. development since -1919. He’s also well known over the state and nation for executive fraternal positions he has held in the Order of ...
Many Attend Mission At St. Ignatius [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 March 1942
Many Attend Mission At St. Ignatius A crowded church has attended the first four nights of the Lenten Eucharistic Mission now in progress at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Monte Vista and Avenue 61. The Mission, which started last Sunday night, will continue to the evening of March 29. According to Patrick O’Donoughue, pastor, parishoners with names from “A” to “K” are attending the first week of the Mission. Those from “K” to “Z” are invited to attend next week’s session. Father O’Donoughue points out that non-Catholics are welcome to attend the Mission. “It is a splendid opportunity to acquire knowledge about the Catholic Church from two fine authorities on Catholicism, Missionaries Father McLean and Father Monohan, from Vancouver, British Columbia,” Father O’Donoughue said. Two Mission Masses, followed by instructions, are held at 5:30 and 8:30 each morning. The evening session Is held-nightly at 7:45. People who have attended the opening nights are high in praise of the two Missi...
Women Soon To Act As Wardens Alongside Men [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 March 1942
Women Soon To Act As Wardens Alongside Men Women as air raid wardens and auxiliary police will soon take their places alongside men civilian defenders, under a new citywide enlistment program announced today by the City Defense Council. An initial quota of 10,000 women air raid wardens and 6,000 feminine police auxiliaries will be recruited, according to Deputy Chief Ross McDonald, who heads the war operations program of the Police Department. Women’s organizations of the city, including the Parent-Teach-ers Associations, The American Legion Auxiliary, the Federation of Women’s Clubs, the League of Women Voters, and other groups will cooperate in - a canvass of Los Angeles neighborhoods to inform all women of the new program and make a bid for recruits. Duties of the auxiliaries and wardens will be the same as those of men volunteers, except that the women will be on call during the daytime in case an air raid should come when most men are away at work. General qualifications for th...
Highland Park Draft Boards Reveal 7311 Men In Huge "L" Day Lottery [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park Post-Dispatch — 19 March 1942
Highland Park Draft Boards Reveal 7311 Men In Huge "L" Day Lottery Out of the Washington lottery that lasted from 3 p.m. Tuesday until 4:10 a.m. Wednesday morning, came exciting news to thousands of Highlanders, between the ages of 20 and 44, who registered in the latest national inventory of potential fighting manpower that will eventually deal defeat to the enemies of the United States, Nazi Germany, — * Fascist Italy and back-stabbing Japan. Numbers were drawn to fix the order of calling; up the 1,650,000 youngsters 20 and 21 years of age and roughly 7,350,000 older men of 36 to 45 who registered February 16. Highland Park draft boards will be guided by the numbers as drawn in sending out questionnaires and ordering men inducted. Under a new system announced Monday when the number of a registrant classified for military service is reached he will receive orders for immediate induction and physical examination will be given after the selectees are in the Army. Brig. Gen. Lewis B. ...