The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on March 15, 1937 · 21
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The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California · 21

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Monday, March 15, 1937
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MONDAY MORNING. X1 MARCH 15, 1937. PART II. Tiger Statue Plan Opposed Sculptor Paine Gets Word About Stand of Public Works Board As Sculptor Robert Paine busily added finishing touches to a plaster model on x saber-tooth tiger yesterday he learned the Board of Public Works opposes his plan to place two large stat-use of the prehistoric cat on City Hall property. The board made its report to the City Council's Public Works Committee following receipt of a communication from the Municipal Art Commission stating that It will formally approve the statues when advised by the board that money is available. GUARANTEE OFFERED As he carefully covered a clay model with a damp cloth, Paine added that he had offered to guarantee payment for materials if the offer is accepted. Casting, he said, could be handled as a Federal Art Project with the expenditure of S300 worth of materials. In his Tamarind avenue srtudio yesterday stood two models of the giant cats, several feet high, and completely developed in plaster. His choice of this animal as representative, the artist explained, was due to the fact that alone of the beasts the cat never was subdued by man. CATS EXPLAINED "The cat is in your house but not of it," he added, tracing the inscription on the base of one model. It read, "The spirit of nature abides, sleepless, untamable, changeless forever." Through his treatment of the tiger he hopes to typify nature herself, the changeless, the force that is never tamed. Coming to California from New York in 1013, Sculptor Taine spent some time in San Francisco in connection with work for the P. P. I. E. Widely known as a technician, he is famous for his inventions in this field of sculpture. WOMAN TAKES DEATH PLUNGE . Victim Crushed in Nine-Story Drop at Downtown Hotel Her body crushed by a nine-story plunge from a window of a hotel at 640 South Main street, Grace E. Magro, 25 years of age, of 423 East Seventh street, died early yesterday in Georgia-street Receiving Hospital. Police were unable to determine whether the woman had fallen or jumped from the hotel room. Telephone wires, ripped from poles in her descent, were entangled about her body. The officers stated that M. W. Madison, 26-year-old sailor of the U.S.S. Virginia, who was the woman's companion, was sleeping at the time of the occurrence and could give no explanation for the woman's action. J. B. Read, Jr., manager of the hotel, corroborated his story. Epworth League Elects Officers; Meeting Closes Concluding a two-day annual conference at Pacific Palisades the Los Angeles region of the Epworth League yesterday elected officejs for the coming year. They include Pete Florio, president, succeeding Frank Butter-worth, and Dorothy Robinson, Mort Newman and Paul Russ, vice-presidents. More than 150 members of the league attended. The conference was addressed by Hile D. Bollinger, national director of the "Wesley Foundation Movement. Body of Suicide Found by Boys A man's shoe protruding from a huddle of eucalyptus bark hear an abandoned reservoir in Montebello yesterday led to discovery of a suicide. Bearing no marks of identification, the body of a 50-year-old white man, well dressed, with a ,32-caliber revolver clutched in one hand, and a bullet hole in the right temple, was found by five Belvedere Gardens boys, while on a bicycle outing. Aquarium Aid Asked Dr. G. S. Myers of the Natural History Museum of Stanford University, known as one of the nation's leading ichthyologists, has been invited to become a member of the advisory group for development of a future Los Angeles city aquarium at Cabril-lo Beach, it was announced yesterday. ' FELINE FAMILY MADE ART THEME i y : IK ; LX . - -a r HER TENEAf NTT CnHiZ& Aftrrr f i r re iu Robert Paine, sculptor, putting the finishing touches on a plaster model of a saber-tooth tiger, the animal he has chosen as best typifying unconquerable nature. TlmM photo Navy Relief Society Plans Charity Ball A charity ball for the benefit of the Navy Relief Society will be given at the Biltmore March 0 under direction of & com mittee headed by Admiral Arthur J. Hepburn. . The relief organization, Hepburn said, has been active for years in taking care of emergency relief cases among the families of enlisted men of the Navy and Marine Corps. Judge to Assume Double Duty Traffic and Small Claims Courts Will Be Combined Today As a result of traffic cases being reduced by one-half and because of an appreciable Increase in the number of small claims complaints, double duty will be assumed today by Municipal Judge Charles Newell Cams in handling both types of cases. This decision was reached after the transfer of Judge Call from traffic trial court to the criminal division following conferences between Presiding Municipal Judge Condee and Judge Cams. It was pointed put that there has been a steadily increasing overflow of small-claims cases from Judge Shontz's courtroom demanding another court in which to handle the daily flow of complaints. Because of decrease In traffic cases which, according to Municipal Court records, numbered 7926 for January, 1937, as compared with 19,809 for the same period the preceding year and because of Judge Carns's ability to clear cases in record time, the double assignment was tendered him. Banning Plaque to Be Presented A bronze plaque in memory of Gen. Phineas Banning will be presented Banning House in Wilmington next Friday by the Long Beach Parlor of the Native Daughters of the Golden West. Mayor Shaw and Mayor Eaton and the executives of civic bodies in Los Angeles and Long Beach are among those invited. Company Leases Factory Site Sun Francisco Heater Concern Will Build Branch Plant Here Entry into the local manufacturing field of the Wesix Electric Heater Company of uii Francisco, which has just signed a two-year lease on a factory site at 2124 East Eighth street, was disclosed by II. D. Sang-ster, manager of the industrial department of the Chamber of Commerce. Manufacturer of electric water and air heaters, the company will distribute throughout Southern California, Arizona and Southern Nevada, catering primarily to the householder, E. F. Perkins, sales manager, said. M. L. Hooper will be plant manager when the concern begins operations May I. FIRS! SIX YEARS DECLARED HARDEST ON MARITAL SHIP Instead of the first two years being the hardest in maintaining marital , relations, the danger period now Is set at six years. At that time and until the eighth year of marriage has been passed, there is every reason for couples to exercise the most extreme of precautions if they would keep the fragil craft of connubility afloat, according to the failure to provide department of City Attorney Chesbro's office. PAYMENTS GAIN The report, issued semiannually and but recently released, contains the additional interesting information indicating that prosperity has returned. This is based on the increased payments to the failure to provide department. "Collections have . increased from $15,000 to $18,000 per month, and not only do collections show an excess over last year, but the attitude of parents as well has changed." SEYKKR PENALTIES Considerable space is given in the report to the responsibility of parents to children with severe penalties established for parents who fail in their duties. Sentences range from one year in the County Jail to similar servitude in work camps. Supervisors Plan Trip A special meeting of the Board of Supervisors will be held today so that Supervisors and their field secretaries can leave tomorrow for Sacramento to attend the annual meeting of the California Supervisors' Association. City Emergency Council Copied Eastern Metropolises Plan Committees Like Local Disaster Group Formation of a major emer gency council in preparation for any great disaster which may strike this city is arousing interest, in the East, Mayor Shaw stated yesterday. According to the Municipal News, official bulletin of the United States Conference of Mayors, of which Mayor Shaw is a member, Hartford, Ct., is considering the creation of a similar committee. Hundreds of other cities are studying it. The council In Los Angeles was established in 1933, following the earthquake. The Mayor is chairman of the executive com mittee. 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Suit sketched ... $29.75 The Suit Shop . Third Floor I T 1037 versus 1036 Jr 1 .CROADWAY IIIIA . SEVENTH.

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