The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on March 22, 1943 · 24
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Monday, March 22, 1943
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22 tRTl Los articles dims MONDAY, MARCH 22, 1943 1 O .r ... k- iX.f- : x'- J ''.'8 : ,0 : 1 ; r i . u f , i I I COMMON INTEREST Lieut. Jacfc Singlaub, paratroop-. er, and his sister, Anita, a "Wave," share service lore. . They traded news while he was on furlough and she prepared, to join the naval auxiliaries from Sherman Oaks. Times photo Sister of Paratrooper Follows Him Into Service SHERMAN OAKS, March 21. A brother .and sister who have shared mutual interests since childnop'd have found in the war a new common cause service to their country. They are Lieut. Jack Singlaub, United States paratrooper who Is home on leave, and Anita Sing- New Garbage Sysfem Fought ' EAST LOS ANGELES, March 21. Definite action in this district's garbage collection dispute will be taken next Tuesday when William Moseley Jones, attorney, attends a meeting of the County Board of Supervisors to protest granting of an increase of $985 to. the William J. Pratty Co., garbage collectors. Supervisors have instructed the County Counsel's office to prepare a supplemental contract for the' company providing $985 additional payment each month for collecting from seven food manufacturing concerns in this district. The seven concerns previously have preferred to provide for their own garbage disposal and, according to Jones, the cos has been approximately $56.75 per month for all of them. Pratty's contract for past per formance has totaled approximately $2400 monthly which he declared was insufficient under present conditions. The garbage contractor, who defaulted on his bond two months ago, ha3 posted a new bond and will continue his contract under the new arrangement provided by the Supervisors, he stated. . laub who left today to train with the "Waves" 'at Hunter College, n.y. , '; ;,. '....::. Lieut. Singlaub, who served as cadet-colonel of the R.O.T.C. at U.C.L.A. last year, had wanted to make a parachute jump for many years, wnen war seemed in minent in 1911 he studied Japa nese at school, "just in case." Miss Singlaub, 20, was voted the "best football player in the DiocK" by neighborhood young sters when she was in junior nigh school. She expects to put to good practice some of the strategy and team work she learned. playing with the boys. They are son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Singlaub of 14630 Sutton St. Police to Take Men Up to 55 SAN DIEGO, March 21. The man power shortage has become so serious here that even the Police Department has found it necessary ,to relax its eligibility requirements, Rus-sel T. Bailey, civil service personnel director, disclosed today. For the duration men up to the age of 55 will be accepted. Heretofore, aspiring officers had to be within the 21-32 age bracket. . Limited appointments will be given men who cannot meet physical standards, Bailey said. Clergyman Dies at National City NATIONAL CITY, March 21. Funeral services for Rev. Paul W, Jones, pastor of . the First Congregational Church here for 15 years, were being arranged today. The clergyman, father of Paul Jones Jr., an officer on the staff of Lieut. Gen. Joseph Stilwell in the Far East, died yesterday after a year's illness. UAMCOSE VEINS Hlc Wlthwif 8urary ' ht Tim Ln from Wrk L FN MONEY HACK GUARANTEE FREE EXAMINATION f t. HA88EN. M.D, & STAFF 411 W. 7th St.. Pill Fk TR. 188 Monrovia Juniors Assist Red Cross MONROVIA, March 21. Mem-bers of the Junior Red Cross here are doing their part toward raising the $13,000 Red Cross War Fund quota for the city. The junior unit at the Mayflower School raised $35 from a "Market Day" sale of fruit, nuts, candy and cookies. At the Santa Fe School, members collected $14 from a "penny for each birthday" drive, using a huge poster of an airplane soaring to victory as the coppers rolled across the board. Legion Told War Duties Haughton Hits Work Stoppages at 16th District Convention SANTA MARIA, March 21. "Absenteeism has no place in a war," declared William P. Haughton, El Monte Amer-ican Legion leader and candidate for California Department Commander, in an ad dress today that featured the convention of the 16th Legion District. " "We have got to back the men at the front by industrial pro duction at the maximum of ef ficiency" he said. "Regardless of the cause of strikes and walkouts whether due to jurisdictional disputes or otherwise the time has come . when the American people will no longer tolerate stoppage of the weapons and munitions of war that our men must have at the front. It is up to everyone to produce to the extent of his ability." Service Role Stressed Haughton also urged Lesion members to aid servicemen of the present war by cheering those in hospitals and helnincr others in need of services at home during and after the conflict. He pointed out . that Legionnaires must work with the courts and other agencies to hold down Increasing juvenile delinquency, "always on the Increase in times like these." Two other candidates for state Commander also attended the gathering. One, P. E. P. Brine of Santa Barbara, present Commander of the 16th District, presided and the other was Dee Holder, Los Angeles. Holder spoke on national de fense, urging cIos6 co-oneration by the Legion with schools in the victory Corps program. He said: "Our job Is now one of service. An army with a high morale is a winning army. The same is applicable to civilian morale." Internees Release Opposed Dr.-L. A. Hammer.'" Los An geles, candidate for 4th Area Commander, alsq addressed the meeting and .. the convention adopted a resolution opposing re lease of Japanese from intern ment camps. Robert M. McCurdy, Pasadena, member of the national commit tee on rehabilitation, said the Legion must be ready to care for the invalids returning home from the front and to assist men discharged during the war and at its conclusion to find their places again in society. t x ' I ' f !' : '(A Ljz : Kenneth N. Walker Jr. Son fo Receive Missing Hero's "if Medal of Honor G LEND ALE, March 21. From the hands of President Roosevelt on Thursday morning, 16-year-old Kenneth N. Walker Jr. of Glendale will re ceive a Medal of Honor award- pi fM 1V 1 Brig. Gen. K. N. Walker San Fernando Cleric Dies SAN FERNANDO, March 21. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. tomorrow in St. Simon's Episcopal Church for Rev. Charles F. Chapman, 70, retired clergyman who for 11 years had served the church as rector. He died yesterday at his home in Sherman Oaks. Mr, Chapman was born in Kaiser, W.Va., and had lived in California 16 years. He leaves his widow Carye, three sons, Capt. E. Stow Chapman of the Army; Hal C. Chapman of Milwaukee and Ed G. Chapman of Sherman Oaks; a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Delicate of Fallbrook, and a brother and sister in Colum bus, O. WORKERS' HEALTH GOOD IN SAN DIEGO SAN DIEGO, March 21.-. Although .they are permitted 15 days' annual sick leave with pay, San Diego's 1800 municipal employees . . were absent from their jobs an average of only three and one-half days in 1942, civil service officials said today. A fourth 'of the workers took no time, off Aat all last year, a survey showed. $100,000 Product Ends IPDlLfES or Money Back PONT SUFFER NEEDLESSLY Tht rfiKovry ef th MELODINI Proem parmitt combination of powerful onriMpttc and healing oainli ntvor boforo availoblo to pilo oufttrori. To rotttvo poin, kill infection and onioy quick comfort end ralief from Itching,, blooding, protruding or intornol pilot mo MELODINI RECTAL Owl's Low Price 67c MEIODINI RECTAL i, olwoyt told en monoy-back guaronlto Sold at All OWL DRUG STORES Woman, 75, Lives Near Home Adobe REDLANDS. March 21. Mrs. Mariana Jubera is celebratins ner diamond jubilee of residence in San Timoteo Canyon. Seventy-five years ago she was born in adobe house not far from where she now lives. In the early days she knew this country as the Spaniards knew it. Her home was, the center of fiesta gatherings of the Spanish families of . this section. Her father later built the present frame house in which Mr. and Mrs. Jubera have made their home for almost half a century. Corona May Add to Defense Area CORONA, March 21. The Defense Council is making plans for the addition to the Cororia control center or a similar service to include all of .the outlying districts in the extreme west end of the county. Equipment and supplies will be pooled In thi3 project, sponsored by Don McColly, county civilian defense co-ordina'tor, . Bakersfield to Fete Optimist Club Chief BAKERSFIELD, March 21.-Officials of the Optimist Club today announced that the national president of the organization, R. Carter Tucker of Kansas City, will be guest of honor Wednesday at a special luncheon of the club. ed to the boy's father, Brig. Gen. Kenneth N. Walker, for "conspicious ; gallantry." The general was reported, by the Army as missing in combat after his failure to return from a successful air raid on Rabaul, New Britain, last Jan. 5. Young Walker left yesterday for Washington, D.C., and Thurs clay he will be presented to Pres ident Roosevelt at the White House to receive the medal as his father's next of kin. Awards Limited Maj. Gen." George E. Strate meyer, chief of the air staff, in- formed young Walker: "It gives me great pleasure to inform you that your father, Brig. Gen. Kenneth N. Walker, has been awarded the Medal of Honor, the senior military decO' ration of the United States," Gen. Stratemeyer wrote. "I would like you to know that there has been a very limited number awarded in the entire history of our country. They are given only for 'gallantry and intrepid ity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.' " May be Prisoner Walker's plane last was seen operating over Rabaul harbor and has not returned, Gen. Mac- Arthur's report said at that time, adding: "It is presumed that he is lost." Since Jan. 5, however, the general's wife, who lives with her two sons, Kenneth Jr. and Douglas, 9, at 1009 E. Windsor Road, has received unofficial information that Gen. Walker with several of his command may be prisoners of the Japanese. Arrangements for young Walker's trip were made by Glendale American Legion Post No. 127 whose Commander is Earl E. Baldwin. Heme) Labor Drain Fought Valley Chamber Says 6000 Farm Workers Must Be Recruited HEMET, March 21. Adding fuel to the guayule rubber production controversy, the agricultural labor committee of the Hemet Valley Chamber of Commerce today sent to Secretary of Agriculture Wickard a resolution asserting that the Emergency Rubber Project is taking permanent resident labor from valley farmers and is establishing a wage scale with which producers of agricultural crops in Riverside County cannot compete. A survey here not only has revealed that there is an acute labor shortage but that an additional 6000 farm workers will have to be imported at the peak of the harvest season beginning in June. Wage Scale Evaded Committee members declared that the guayule project evades its wage-scale agreement with ranchers by hiring unskilled workers at rates equivalent to local standards but with the promise that rates for skilled labor will be paid after three days. The committee attributed the Southern California milk shortage in part to the fact that the guayule project is taking over lands formerly devoted to alfalfa, resulting in a decrease of available dairy feed and necessitating the slaughter of dairy cows. - Seed Industry Threatened It was further asserted that the guayule invasion is seriously threatening the sugar beet seed industry here and that large tracts of land formerly devoted to the growing of sugar beet seed have been leased by the guayule project 2 SAN DIEGO'S BUS STUDY TO START TODAY SAN DIEGO, March 21. Office of Defense Transportation officials tomorrow are scheduled to study San Diego's overloaded bus serv ice and to hear a plea by execu-' tives of the local utility for speedy delivery of 55 vehicles on order. City Manager Walter Cooper said that Cloyd Kimball, of the regional O.D.T., and his aides . will be here for an all-day conference. The San Diego Electric Railway Co., operator of the bus line, has been unable to keep pace with growing transportation demands, Manager Sam Mason declared. The concern, first in the nation to hire women operators on a large scale, now has 280 female employees out of its total pay roll of 1200, including many maintenance workers who lubri-cate busses, wind armatures and repair equipment. Man Follows Wife in Death REDLANDS, March 21. Har-ry Hines, former verger of the Trinity Episcopal Church here and in the early days owner of an employment agency, died in the Community Hospital : just four days after the death of his wife Charlotte, who for many years aided him in operating the agency. He had been seriously ill. He will be buried in Hillside Cemetery tomorrow. All his relatives are in England. War Restrictions Fail to Halt Wistaria Fete SIERRA MADRE, March 21. Carrying out a community tradition which has survived for more than ' two decades, the Sierra Madre Woman's Club this week-end opened the 1943 wistaria fete without fanfare and with no expectation of arawing visitors by the thousands as in past years. Now half a centurv old. the famed Chinese- wistaria vine, said to be1 the world's lareest. is in blossom on an acre of overhead trellises. ' No openins dav ceremonies were held todav hut various religious observances, grams and timely lectures are yicumeu m Keeping with the solemnity of the times. Because of easoline rationing only visitors from the imme diate area are invited to Inspect the lavendar display. ) Mrs. Edward R. Halperin, Woman's Club president, announced that A-book volunteers are being enlisted locally to assure transportation from downtown Sierra Madre to the fete grounds for those arriving on the Pacific Electric. - Santa Barbara Police Aide Resigns Position SANTA BARBARA rarh m Ralph Bradford, identification specialist, has resigned as deputy sheriff to become investigation and identification technician with the Long Beach Police De partment. Bradford will assume his new duties April 1. HEAR YOUR PARTNER SAY. . . JOIN AN ARTHUR MURRAY KEEP FIT" CLASS TODAY! Don't wait n joy ' dancing u you never did before. Let Arthur Murray'! expert! make you the hit of your next party. Join a "Keep Kit" class today. Doctors recommend Arthur Murray's lessons for health and relaxation. See what a lift they give you how easily you learn a gay Fox Trot and smooth Rumba. Become a popular partner. Sign up now while enrollments are still going on. 'Phona WEbster 5281 or drop fn at the studio today. Open until 10 P.M. Bus stops in front of our studio. ARTHUR MURRAY 5828 Wilshir. Blvd. Metal Chief Named TORRANCE, M arch 21 Thomas J. Adams has become chief metallurgist at the Columbia Steel Co. plant here, succeeding the late John Disario, Adams, who formerly was associated with the company's Pittsburgh plant, has three sons in the armed forces. Inglewood Bus Study Reopens INGLEWOOD, March , 21. When hearing is resumed tomorrow in Los Angeles on the petition of Inglewood City Lines for certificates of public conveniences and permission for changes in routings, it is expected that Thomas R. Carpenter of this city, former owner of some of the lines acquired by the petitioner, will be one of the first witnesses. Residents, particularly of the Morningside Park , and North Inglewood sections, aircraft and other defense industry executives and workers, school officials and parents, have appeared in behalf of City Lines, which also was backed up by City Council resolutions and those from civic and other organizations. nn 1 B ZJZJ u Census Called on Religion HERMOSA BEACH, March 21. Joined by civic and service organizations of South Bay area communities, the South Bay Ministerial Union will conduct a religious census . Sunday afternoon. The aid of 800 volunteer work ers is being sought for the campaign, in which every resident will be invited to attend church on April 4. Rev. H. B. O. Phill- potts of the Community Baptist Church is census, committee chairman. " Brar you join Johnny's famous Pomona Youth Wins Lions Oratory Event CORONA, March 21. Russell Nichols of Pomona was the. winner of the student speakers' contest held here by the Lions Clubs of the south citrus region. His subject was "After the War, What?" : Corona Gives $5610 CORONA, March 21 The Victory House visit to Corona resulted in total sales of $5610 in War Bonds and Stamps. Kern County Will Increase Vital War Crops for 1943 BAKERSFIELD, March 21. An Increase in all vital: war crops to be planted - in Kern County in 1913 was reported to-, day by L. A. Burtch, county agricultural commissioner, who declared that principal increases had been revealed in beans, potatoes and oil seeds. Kern's oil-seed crops are cotton and flax. Approximately 10,-000 acres were planted in flaxseed last year and an estimated 15,000 acres now are blooming. Burtch said. ' Due to labor shortages which threatened the 1942 cotton crop, a drop in production of 10 to 15 per cent is seen by Burtch for 1943. " : : ... : : 1 In potato production, Kern County will produce approximately 10 per cent more than it did In 1912, Burtch estimated. Kem has between 20,000 and 30,000 acres in spring wheat, which is about the same acreage as in 1942 but the yield is expected to be better. The sharpest drop was in production of sugar beets, with Burtch predicting a decrease of 60 per cent. 1 p-.v -iff II 4 r i f Kr I UUUv- J' L , f ' - r PROVED LESS IRRITATING TO THE NOSE AND THROAT When smokers changed to PHILIP MORRIS, every case of Irritation of the nose or throat due to smoking either cleared up completely or definitely improved! the findings of a group of distinguished doctors, reported to their own profession in authoritative medical journals. No other cigarette can make that statement! FINER SMOKING SAFER SMOKING! (' yaw saw an4 throat Amerka'i Finnt Cigarette X v Stop," ' V s Cte an oil Ml? luTDWJLwjM gF3 m dUiHr iMns liMilfc In CALIFORNIA vVMili -at k IfWTCTORYl. j ; --:::--:. ,-7;"y' -"'rawv. '

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