Arcadia Tribune from Arcadia, California on March 11, 1932 · Page 6
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P A G E S I X Arcadia, California. Friday. M«cfc 11, 1M2 DRAMA CHURCHES SOCIETY Club Activity Is Diversified Many Sections of Wemaa's Club Stimulate ud Educate Member* Sectional activity in the Woman's Club of Arcadia has reached a high peak of interest, according: to a recent survey, tnd chairmen of the various sections, assisted by their committees, have arranged enticing programs for the remainder of the season. Many members have joined more than oue section, finding a diversity of interests in the pleasant and educational features offered by these groups. At a recent program Mrs. Emma D. Meade, president -jt the club, made a request Tor ciiul* j(i«n of the sections to read brief treatises prepared by them, on the" attractions and needs of departmental work. The response was gratifying and a stimulation of interest was evinced following the reading of each chair- Arcadia C uty Cbnreh (Presbyterian) Corner of Huntington and Double drive. Rev. John A. Glasse, minister. Mrs. W. P. Andrews, director of man's contribution. The largest and the oldest, in point of years, is the Garden section, which now has reached almost the proportions of a separate club. Headed by Miss Grace D. Mc- Cuidy, garden enthusiast, who has prepared many delightful programs and field day sojourns for her fellow gardeners, ihf- section meets twice monthly. Regular meetings, usually held at the homes of members, feature talks on horticulture, flower arrangement, history of flowers and wild life, and correct pronunciation of botanical terms the latter being in charge of Mrs Harry Marshall. Field trips take th« members on sojourns to canyons, rambles in the hills, along the seashore and excursions to famous nurseries. Notec gardens'-also are included in the itinerary of the garden makers. Civic beautification is one of the major interests of the garden group, and tree planting ceremonies at the grammar schools and other points throughout the city hav« marked many programs of these enterprising women. In her essay on the activity ol the garden section, Miss McCurdy traced the history of gardens back to the Garden of Eden, the earliest garden recorded, and told of the inspiration offered by their culture throughout the ages. As a sanctuary for birds, too, she declared, a garden does much for posterity. She told of the indefatigable labor of the birds in exterminating: insect pests, as well as their contributions to the esthetic senses of sight and hearing. Healthful exercise of cultivating a garden which also has a tangible reward in the beauties of flower and fruit is another benefit derived by the garden maker, Miss McCurdy pointed out. Few people are cognizant of the necessary fundamentals of law which are applicable to every day needs, declared Mrs. Meade, chairman of the Law section. Laws change from year to year, she explained, necessitating constant study to keep abreast of them. Through ignorance of laws people make themselves liable to damage suits and other claims, much of which could be averted by a proper knowledge of laiv^. She urged club members to gain a knowledge of community property laws, laws governing disposal of property after death, traffic laws, pure food laws and laws relating to criminal jurisdiction. Through the studies offered in the Law section a satisfactory outline of these laws may be obtained. The Literature section offers a wealth of educational literature through the book review programs given monthly by Mrs. Edith Roberts. In a recent talk before the club Mrs. Roberts, as a sample of the reviews given the club, gave a short resume of a. bit of early California history in "The Robin Hood of El Dorado," a vivid and compelling epic of outlawry in the gold rush days. Her programs include contemporary literature in history, biography, poetry and fiction, and persons of limited time are enabled to gain a comprehensive outline of good literature in a short time. Mrs. Marion B. Gramm, chairman of the pr-E-tiim, told of the interesting and instructive lessons given in the section on correct uses and pronunciation of words, _so many of which are commonly mispronounced. Interior decoration, as exemplified in lamp shade making, rug weaving, leather tooling. ciuiUinfr, polychrome work, china painting and innumerable avenues of home beautification, *tre «ome of the attractions offered by th« Crafts and Industries section, headed by Mrs. Ralph Sparks. The latter, in her essay read before the last club meeting, outlined details of these crafts which center around the home, which in the final analysis is the chief interest of every club woman. The Bible section, which has attracted a large group of members, offers a study of the Bible in * manner entirely non-sectarian, states Mrs. Marion Pike, chairman, The Bible section heads the list of departments in importance, she declared, for its educational, cultural and spiritual values. This grf-atest work in literature, ith eflVct on Lhe literature, art, civil government, home life and ita ramifications, are studied in Bible groups of clubs all over the land, and more clubwomen *r* coming to realize the fascination of it, Mrs. music. Rachel E. Parker, organist. Royden R, Hopper, church school uperintendent. This church is serving the com- nunity as the official repreenta- ive of the evangelical cburchee hat are co-operating in Southern California to avoid needless dupli- at ion of effort, senseless stressing f minor differences that divided incere Christian people in the past, and wasteful spending of money on iompetitive projects. At the same time, we hold the evangelical faith with regard to that which is fundamental, and allow the individual adherent the right to one's conviction with reference to such matters as the mode of administering the sacraments. The minister is at your service at all times, his telephone number being 2444; and the services of the church in all departments of its work are for your help apart from any financial compulsion. Come to any meeting or service, and let the church services of worship and fellowship be to you means of encouragement and cheer and practical helpfulness for daily living. The regular Sunday services are as follows: 9:45 a. m.--Sunday School, departmentally organized, and with classes for all. 11:00 a. m.--Morning Worship, inspiring music by a fine choir, and helpful messages by the minister. 6:15 p. m.--Three Christian Endeavor Societies for young people of the different age-groups. 7:30 p. m.--Evening Service of praise, prayer and meditation. An informal hour that you will like. Midweek Service and Bfble Study on Wednesday evenings at 7:30. First Church of Christ, Scientist of Sooth Santa Anita First Church of Christ, Scientist, South Santa Anita, California, 812 W. Duarte road, between Baldwin and Golden West avenues, branch of the Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass. Sunday Services, 11:00 a. m. Sunday School, 9:30 a. m. Wednesday evening meeting, 8 p. m., at which testimonies of Christian Science healing are given. Reading Room in Church edifice is open every day except Sundays and Holidays, 12 to 3 p. m. The Lesson-Sermon is from the quarterly, subject for Sunday: "Substance," Officers Chosen by P. E. O. Members Annual Election of Chapter CK Held at Eastwood Residence Friday Mrs. Grace Dimitry will again serve as president of Chapter CK, P. E. O., during the new year of the organization which started with the first meeting in March. Practically all the officers of the chapter were re-elected at the annual election of officers held Friday last at the home of Mrs. Irene Eastwood. Bowls of yellow jasmine and purple iris made the El Dorado street home gay with color and assisted by her mother, Mrs. Emma Evans, Mrs. Eastwood served a delicious tray luncheon to the members at twelve-thirty. Mrs. Dimitry dispensed with the usual program, owing to pressure of business, and called for the election of officers, ft is the usual cus- time in the organization to re-elect officers for a second term, if they will accept the office, and for that reason but two changes were made in the official board of the chapter. Present for the luncheon and election of officers were Mrs. Alice Altona, Mrs, Rosella B. Bowen, Mrs. Helen G. Buck, Mrs. Maye S. Dunham, Mrs. Mabel W. Ericsson, Mrs. Margaret M. Johns, Mm Irene M, Moore, Mrs. Ida M. Parker, Mrs. Mattie B. Peck, Mrs. Edith B. Roberts, Mrs, Jessie O. Stewart, I Mrs. Edna M. Strickson, Mrs. Mary M. Tyndal, Mrs. M. Ethel Watson, the president and the hostess. First Church of Christ, Scientist of Arcadia First Church of Christ, Scientist, Arcadia, California, a branch of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Bos* ton, Massachusetts, holds services in the Woman's Club of Arcadia, 324 South First avenue, Sunday morning at 11 o'clock and Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock. Testimonies of Christian Science healing are given at the Wednesday evening meetings. Sunday School at 9:30 a. m. Subject of the Lesson-Sermon: 'Substance," This Church maintains a Reading room at 50 East Huntington drive, open daily, except Sundays and national holidays, from 12 to 4 p. m. Here the Bible, Mrs. Eddy's writings, and all authorized Christian Science literature may be read, borrowed or purchased. A loving invitation is extended ;o the public to attend the services and to use the reading room. Temple Community Church Sunday School at 9:30 a. m. Morning Worship at 11 a. m. Husic by the choir with Harry Hale ?ike directing. Sermon by the pas;or. Intermediate and Senior Epworth Leagues at 6:30 p. .m. Evening Service at 7:30 p. m. Midweek meeting, Thursday, ! 30 p. m. CARL J. ALLEN. Attending their first meeting as members were Mrs. Willa M. Hamilton, Mrs. Alicia King and Mrs. Lulu Randolph. Mrs. Stewart consented to serve as vice-president for a second term, as did Mrs. Ericsson as corresponding secretary. Chaplain Mrs, Roberts and Guard Mrs. Parker will also serve the chapter for another year. As Mrs. Buck had served her two years as recording secretary, Mrs. Johns was named the new holder of that office. Mrs. Moore is the new treasurer, as Mrs. Altona has completed her two years in that position. At the next meeting, March 18, at the home of Mis. Moore on West Duarte road, the naming of appointive offices will be part of the business. Mrs, Evans will conduct a drill on the Roberts Rules of Order, Mrs. Dixie Strong will be assistant hostess for the tray luncheon at twelve-thirty, and the program will be in charge of the president, the subject being Outdoor Pageantry in California. Mrs. Peck gave a most interesting resume of the year's history of the chapter which was hugely enjoyed by the entire member ship, and gave in the speaker's usual efficient manner the high lights of the year, Mrs. Dimitry was named as delegate to the state convention in Long Beach during May, with Mrs. Peck being chosen as alternate. Hollywood PUrfaeus* Presenting an Excellent Comedy Attraction "Springtime for Henry" should be seen by everyone. It is a clever comedy, brilliantly acted, well staged and produced, though at times slightly risque. Edward Evertt Horton is the bright particular star at the Hollywood Playhouse, and a supporting cast includes Irene Puree)!, Lilian Bond and Herbert Mundin. What a secretary can do to a business man has always been an interesting matter of discussion, and thjs excellent comedy by Benn Ijevy is another contribution to hints for tired business men. There is no doubt the comedy will be popular and deservedly so. CARTHAY CIRCLE Fortunately the Municipalities Light Opera association venture is a success at the beautiful Carthay Circle theater, for it means music lovers will be able to enjoy excellent attractions for many weeks to come. "Sons o' Guns" is the first offering of the company, and an excellent one it is, with Ethelind Terry, Richard Powell and Frederic Santley featured. The fun is much better than the singing, though the cast of one hundred carries through the musical comedy to a successful Woman Editor Praise | Seventy-ninth by Relatives and Friends Mrs. Ida Watson celebrated her a J- n » · · i . ·» . seventy-ninth birthday Sunday at Arcadia KOtarianS Loud n Their'the home of her son und daughter- Tribute to Mrs. Vanxa N. Alter Jin-law, Mr. and Mrs. Glen B. Wat- 1 son of South Fourth avenue 1 . Nine- Pleasut EvoaauK of Bridge Given by Dorsey Couple Charmingly decorated with spring blossoms, the home of Mr. and Fred C. Dorsey presented a delightful appearance Saturday evening. The South Second avenue Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bullock Angeles, Mr. and Mrs. John relatives and friends gathered | couple entertained out-of-town for the noon meal and paid tribute guests for an evening of bridge. Tribute was paid during the week i to the elderly celebrant. | to Mrs. Vanza N. Aker, wi?e o f j Beautifully decorated with jon- Homer F. Aker of Forest avenue,! quits, jasmine and calendulas, the s editor of the Arcadia Rotary utnner table was a charming sight, clubs publication, "Th« Rotarca- the entire color scheme being car- d'an. * Mr. Aker is the editor of · tied out in yellow and white. A the monthly newssheet, but for the i turkey dinner was enjoyed by the annual Ladies' Day program Mrs. i group, and two finely decorated Aker assumed the duties. birthday cakes were brought in and Through its columns a welcome extended the new Rotary Ann, Mabel W. Ericsson, wife of Ralph B. placed before Mrs. Watson. She was also the recipient of gifts and bouquets of flowers. Payne of Pasadena, and Mr. and Mrs. William Channel of Huntington Park were the guests enjoying the caid game, Mr. Bullock gaining first prize for men and Mrs. Payne first for women. Dainty refreshments were served at a late hour and a hajtpy time conversa ton enjoyed. Ericsson and the opening 'para- Those enjoying the Watson hos- grap read as follows: :pitatity were Mrs, Margaret Wat- We understand, of course, that j son of Walnut Park; Mr. and Mn. j due to irregular male service our I P. L. Sandiford and three sons of invitation to visit Rotary reaches us ' Huntington Park; Mr. and Mrs. G. I but once or twice a year. At times | S. Gartner and daughter of Bell-' we may ha^e cursed the male man;flower; Mr, and Mrs. Roy Watson, for failing to remember us, but we Miss Marjorie Watson and Miss were truly grateful when at last he Dorothy Watson of Hollywood; Mr. discovered us. to be here." We'te mighty glad As Mrs. Aker's tribute to Rotary the following poem was written by her and used in the club publica tion: and Mrs. Maurice Trew and daughter of Arcadia. ^Sparklett's Factory to Be Scene MAY THE SPIRIT OP ROTARY CARRY ON' conclusion. Everyone will enjoy the lighthearted ness of the score and libretto, and there is no doubt "Sons o' Guns" will prove an excellent opening attraction for the work of the company. "Vagabond King" is scheduled for early production. PASADENA PLAYHOUSE Last seen as George Harding, the deaf conspirator, in the English comedy, "Passing Brompton Road," last November, Addison Richards, popular actor and associate director, will play the leading masculine role, that of George Brent, the muchly married husband, in the gay comedy-satire of the hantin* and shoottn' set, "The Young Idea*" by Noel Coward, which win be given its first westei'n production at the Pasadena Community Playhouse, March 17 to 26. Richards has played a score or more roles at the Playhouse. Before becoming a member of the Constant as the rugged hills that tower In mute communion with a higher power, Untiring as the wisdom of the hour, Ne'er ceasing in her search for truth, Annual Tea Party Is Given for Teachers at Randolph Home Mrs. Car! L. Randolph gave her annual tea party for the teachers of the Holly avenue school and the Santa Anita avenue kidergarten, Thursday afternoon of last week I was chosen for the affair, and Mrs. [ M. A. Hartnett of South Pasadena acted as assistant hostess. Beautifully decorated with peach blossoms and other spring blooms, the Naomi avenue residence was a charming setting for the tea served to the teachers following their arrival frum school duties. Following the dainty refreshments a so- staff of the Playhouse, Richards was a leading 'actor with the Moroni Olsen Players in the Northwest, and for a season played in the Hollywood Pilgrimage Play. "The Young Idea" is a witty, rather fantastically farcial comedy, in which Noel Coward manages, it is said, to make the manners and aspirations of those who have an inclination toward equestrianism, appear exceedingly funny. The play was first produced in England and later in New York, with the author in the cast. The comedy follows the current I production of "When Knighthood Was in Flower/' which, with Maude Fealy, Gilmor Brown and a cast of one hundred and morrow night. fifty, closes to- Definitely scheduled for production some time in May, Brown announces a new musical revue, work on which by Harold Hecht, of "Luckv Day" note, has been underway for some time. The revue, as yet untitled, will be young and intimate and hard boiled, according to Hecht, who is now lining up prospective talent. BILTMORE THEATER "Cyrano de Bergerac" is being given at the Biltmore theater, with Sharing with all who seek, her youth, Through life's aspiring day, her silent night, her dawn, May the spirit of Rotary carry on! Loyal as the steadfast, mighty oak, Cleaving to Mother Earth with weighted yoke, Sympathetic as the rustling trees, Whispering comfort to the sighing breeze, Reverent to God; faithful as a friend, Imbued with love of man unto the end. Through life's aspiring day. her silent night, her dawn, May the spirit of Rotary carry on! Parent Education Class Will Meet at Library Today Mothers who joined the Parent Education class are urged to be present at the last meeting of the g^-oup today in the Arcadia Public library at one o'clock. The class will continue until three o'clock and the subject to come under discussion will be "Values." Classes'will be resumed in the fall, when two groups will meet for a series of eight lessons. The first class will be held before the Christmas holidays, and the second group following the New Year celebration. Many mothers have attended the classes this year, and much good has been derived from the discussion. Arcadia Merchant Becomes Uncle to Two Nieces in One Week Eugene Bonnafoux of Baldwin' avenue became an uncle twice over last week. The hay and grain merchant was notified of the arrival two separate nieces at the homes of two sistets. Mrs. Anna Pietro of Mission drive and Muscatel avenue in Sunny slope returned Saturday from the hospital accompanied by her young daughter, Anna Marie. The baby was born in an El Monte hospital. Mrs. Pietro was the former Miss Anna Bonnafoux, Mrs. Marie Gilbert of Lancaster gave birth to a baby girl Friday last and the child has been named Clara. Mrs. Gilbert was the former Miss Marie Bonnafoux. There . _ .._ _. , has been a double celebration dur- After the games the group will be ling the week by the uncle shown through the establishment. I Bonnafoux residence. of Bridge Benefit The Philanthropy committee of the Woman's Club of Arcadia will given a bridge tea benefit Monday at the Sparklett Water company, 4500 York boulevard, Eagle Rock. Proceeds will go toward the welfare work in the club, states Mrs. Helen Grant, chairman. Unselfish as the budding day at I Tickets are thirty-five cents each morn, tj| ant ' three prizes will be awarded. a cast. No definite date of opening has been set, although mail orders are being received at the Belasco theater box office. MISSION PLAYHOUSE Sunday will see the final performances of the Mission Play by John Steven McGroarty, which tells of the rise and fall of the California Missions. Beautiful in its simplicity and staging and made memorable for the performance by R. D, Mac Lean Serra, it as an Fray Junipero attraction that cia! four was enjoyed by the teach- j Walter Hampden in the title role. ers and special guests invited to meet them. In addition to the hostess and her assistant, Mrs. Ralph B. Ericsson, Mrs. C. E. Angstad, Mrs. George Dimitry and Mrs. James E. Brown present. Teachers attending were Mrs. Elsie Porri, Mrs. Etta White, Mrs. Virginia Twombly, Mrs. May Harris, Miss Delma Lytle, Miss Pearl Diltingham, Miss Marian Haddock, Miss Freda Holsen and Miss Dorothy Mark. The open forum feature of this department also opens nw fields Gospel Faith Mission 901 West Duarte Road Services at Gospel Faith Mission were well attended throughout the Sabbath. Preaching services will continue on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30. Sabbath School, 10:00 a. m. Special services noon at 2:30. Gospel Faith Mission is interdenominational in character, and everyone is cordially invited to attend these services. Legion Auxiliary Executive Board Met Monday Night Members of the executive board of the American Legion Auxiliary met at the home of Mrs. Ellen Nelson, LeRoy avenue, Monday night. Mrs. Grace Cornish presided over This is an event in the Los Angeles theatrics' world, and every playgoer should see this beautiful romantic- eomeily, especially as the great aeUr is using Brian Hook- fer's exquisite translation. There is no doubt that this is an event in the world of the local theater, as everyone who has seen the finely mounted production has been loud in their praise. Unfortunately the f u t u r e bookings at this theater will not allow the phiy to make a lengthy stay and playgoers are urged to see »»ne of the great classics of the stage. THEATERS DARK Presumablv the sl^ek season at the Hollywood Music Box has failed, forthe advertisements in the metropolitan papers have been removed, atthoueh no word has been printed as to the eloping of the theater. But three plays were produced, and the meeting at which many things [each i m e o f them had bo^n seen sev- for the good of the unit were dia- j eral times in l,os AnTt*l»s, and had cussed. Much time was spent in outlining plans for the Poppy Drive, which is the annual drive for funds to aid the cause of the disabled World War veterans in hospitals throughout the state. Posters will be made o'"",*' m *,. by the school children, and teams aunaay aner-, are ^- tng [)U t)i nw j f or solicitation throughout the city. of study and expression, she averred, and the layman is given opportunity of broader discussion and knowledge. A L L E N S T . M A R I E Jeweler Enptrf Woffh 42 E. Huntington Dr. Tel. 2984 W. A. GRAVES DRUGGIST THE REXALL STORE Lirten In KFI Sunday,4:1CP.M. Get Yowr CONTEST Entry Blanks HERE 54 £** He»tinftoa Drive 72* also been produced in pictures. "The Trial of Mary Dujran" was scheduled to end last night, and a new comedy was to have been opened tonight. Other theaters that are closed at the present time include the Orange ~!rovc. Majestic, Mason, Egan, Neuhaus, Mayan. BEI.ASCO THEATER Richard Bennett's production of "Cyrano de Bergerac" failed, chiefly owing to the bad translation, the approaching visit of Hampden's production and the cutting of the text. It is the first time in several years the Brlnsco management need report a failure, tht* play remaining but eight days. Grace George, supported by A. E. Matthew* and Reginald Mursh i* the next star to appear at the Belasco, the play being St. John Ervine's celebrated comedy. "The First Mrs. Eraser." Running in both New York and London fur many months, the play drew the wholehearted prais* of alt critic*, and LOT Angeles it fortunate to »*· it played by no capable should be seen by everyone. Owing to the intended revival of the drama during the Olympic games, the management of the San Gabriel Playhouse has decided to close the play Sunday evening after a most successful run. EL CAPITAN THKATER "Gypsy Jim," featuring as itdoes Leo Carrillo, will not stay much longer at the El Cap i tan theater, as Henry Duffy has secured Joe E. Brown to play a lending part in "Square Crooks," a delicious satire of racketeering methods. Carrilo's play has not been a success, as it has proved too sticky sweet, though the popularity of the star has saved the play. Brown should bring many laughs to the El Capitan and will no doubt fill the popular Fuffy theater for many weeks. No definite date has been set for the closing of the play, "Gypsy Jim." JANET MALBON'S ARCADIA THEATRE Phone 2661 Fri. and Sat., March 11-12--DOUBLE FEATURE Flying High with MARLENE DIETRICH SHANGHAI EXPRESS With BERT LAHO and CHARLOTTE GREENWOOD Also Comedy Sunday and Monday, March 13-14--DOUBLE FEATURE The Guardsmen The Big Shot With LUNT AND FONTAINE With EDDIE QUILLAN Also Laurel Hardy in "Come Clean" and Fox News « -- j, Tuesday-Wednesday, March 15-16--DOUBLE FEATURE Corsair With CHESTER MORRIS Girl of the Rio With DOLORES DEL RIO Also "Fish Paradise," a Travelogue Thurs., Fri., Sat., March 17-18-19-- DOUBLE FEATURE Hatchet Man With EDW. G. ROBINSON Forbidden With BARBARA STANWYCK Also Comedy PERFORMANCES 6 : 30-9 : 00--9 : 00-1 PRICES: Adults, 25c; Children, lOc ALWAYS COMEDIES AND SELECTED SHORT SUBJECTS """·" tOOI'l I I M t t H I M M I I I I I SATURDAY. MARCH 19:1 TWELFTH ANNUAL St. Patrick's Dance OF GLENN DYER POST NO. 247, AMERICAN LEGION Under Auspices of Arcadia Legion Building Association AT Santa Anita Riding Club TICKETS $1 COUPLE GOOD MUSIC I * f * t « i i i i i jSAFE INVESTMENTS.* SIX PER CENT AND SAFETY ! j IJ is not a catch phrase, but a statement based on tation established over a period of years. 1 M Local men formed thU association, and its gradual growth has been a source of pride to the directors of the organization. The public has come to realize that | I placed with us are safe and that the six per cent is a sore revenue. | I I | Safe investments mean increased incomes and peace of mind. Bring yow surplus ! 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