The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on February 27, 1948 · 21
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IT 01 t" I Los Angeles Briefs Dtsmis Morgan Imperiled Dennis Morgan, film actor, had a narrow escape from injury when a fuse box exploded under his feet on a Warner Bros, studio lot The actor was taking i -' t i I ....... - ) " ' Dennis Morgan his place on a set when he trip-x ped over a wire and the high-ampere fuse box shorted. Phil Burkett, electrician, broke the switch immediately. Mother Convicted Barbara Baker, 22-year-old Main St. cock tail lounge : waitress, , was con victed of neglecting her IVi -year- old daughter by leaving her in an apartment house closet while the worked. Juvenile officers reported to Municipal Judge Elmer D. Doyle that they discovered the baby, Carol Lynn Baker, crying in the closet of the defendant's apartment at 934 W. Sixth St. The child was suffering from sores and bruises about her body, they said. Sisters Indicted Two Culver City real estate women were indicted by the Federal grand jury, charged with conspiracy to defraud the; government in con nection with G.I. loans on Cul ver City real estate. The 44-year-old sisters, Helen Young, 4245 Jasmine Ave., and Edythe L. FoxaU, 10054 Culver Blvd., Culver City, were arrested by Dep. U.S. Marshal Dorothy Martini as they appeared in Superior Court to press a fore-. closure suit against Lloyd Shear- er, one of their asserted victims. The case was placed off calendar after the women were arrested. Tax Cuts Urged Reduction Of State taxes would not imperil necessary State functions at this time, the California Manufacturers Association said. Alvin E. Hewitt, executive vice-president of the association, challenged State Director of Finance James S. Dean to substantiate his as-sertions of last week that a 20 per cent tax cut would be ruinous. A debate was suggested by Hewitt to clear the fiscal atmosphere. Webb Going to Tokyo Dr. Paul E. Webb, assistant super- Freedom Topic in Temples Concluding observance of National Brotherhood - Week and featuring sermons appropriate to the arrival of the Freedom Train, Reform Jewish temples of Southern California will conduct special services today and tomorrow. Programs will be as follows: TEMPLE EMAJfCEL. Bctci-It Hills Address on -Real Brotherhood." 8:30 PJn. today, by Rabbi Joseph Levine. WILSHIBE BOULEVARD TEMPLE Sermon by Rabbi Maxwell Dubin. 8 pjn. today nd 10:30 a.m. tomorrow. TEMPLE ISRAEL, Hollywood Address en The High Cost of Freedom." by Eev. Seido Ogawa. executive secretary of the Congregational Commission for Chris- tian Democracy. 8:30 pjn. today. TEMPLE BETH HILLEL. Sam Fernanda Valley -Address on "The American Democratic Tradition, by Rabbi Joseph juranmer. o:ia p.m. looay. TEMPLE ISAIAH. Cnlet City Sermon by Rabbi Albert A Lewis. 8:30 P.m. today. TEMPLE JLDEA. East Log Anceles Ad- dress on "Liberal Judaism.'' by Rabbi Alfred Wolf, regional director of the Union of American Hebrew Congrega-j tinns. 8:30 v m. today. TEMPLE BETH OR. Leimert Park Address on "Is the Talt-Hartley Law Workable?" by Joseph Brodine. 8:30 j p.m. today. Lectureship Given to Oxy Anonymous friends of Occidental College have donated $75,000 toward establishment and endowment of an annual lecture series to be known as the Remsen D. Bird Lectureship, President Arthur G. Coons announced yesterday. Central theme of the lectureship will be "The College and Society." Annual presentation of one or more distinguished speakers is provided for in the donations. The talks will be delivered to both Occidental and community audiences. The series "will be patterned after the Walter Wanger Lectureship which has drawn Sir Norman Angell, Reinhold Nie-buhr, Margaret Mead and other national figures to the campus as guest lecturers. The lectureship honors Occidental's former President Bird. Initial lecturer and the date of his talk have not been determined. Sigma Pi Plans Stag Founders Day will be observed by alumni and actives of Upsilon chapter of Sigma Pi on the U.C.L.A. campus tomorrow night, when a stag dinner will be conducted. Plans to celebrate the organization's silver anni versary next Friday and Satur day will be made. intendent in charge of personnel for- the Los Angeles Board of Education, will leave Monday for Tokyo, where he will spend two years as adviser on textbooks and curriculum revision for the War Department. Dr. Webb, with the aid of translators, will revise the course of study in Japanese schools. The board granted him a leave of absence. Patrolman Honored Patrolman Mickey Finn of the Police Department was presented with a plaque by the Hollywood B'nai B'rith, Lodge 1111, a3 part of Brotherhood Week ceremonies. Finn, well known for the active interest he takes in the kids on his Chinatown beat, was given the award "for his work in combating intolerance." Marble Kings to Be Chosen Marble champions from the city's playgrounds tomorrow will decide who's the best shot. More than 80 are to compete for crowns in two divisions juniors for boys 15 years old and under and midgets for boys of 12 and under in the City Recreation and Park Department tournament finals beginning at 10 a.m.- at Exposition Playground, 3981 S. Hoover St. Medals, roller skates and athletic equipment will go to winners and runners-up. Kibitzing is out, recreation officials warned. Spectators are welcome but shouldn't offer the champions any advice, they said. They don't need it. STUDEBAKER DIRECTORS MEET HERE FIRST TIME For the first time in the organization's nearly 100-year history, the board of directors of the Studebaker Corp. will eonvene in California, meeting today at the corporation's plant in Vernon. Simultaneously, C. K. Whit-taker, president of the Studebaker Pacific Corp. factory at Vernon who will be host to the directors, announced that production at that factory will be increased 40 per cent starting April 1. With Paul G. Hoffman, president of the corporation, leading the contingent, the Studebaker officers here for today's meeting are H. S. Vance, chairman of the Joard; Paul Clark, secretary, and L. Z.Morris Strauss, John F. Cotter, Charles F. Glore, Maurice T. Moore and John H. Watson Jr. In addition to being president of the Pacific plant, Whittaker also is vice-president of the parent corporation. Following their meeting at 9:30 a.m., the directors will be guests of Southland dealers at a luncheon ' at the Huntington Hotel this noon. Later in the day they will be given a cocktail party at the California Club by, the Bank of America. Summer Session Set Los Angeles City College yesterday announced a six - week summer session beginning July 6 under direction of Miss Edith M.' Clark, dean of students during the regular : session. Fifth Stench Bomb Thrown A fifth stench bomb-was exploded yesterday morning in Dulin's Rose Bowl at - El Se-gundo. Proprietor Roy E. Dulin said it contained acid as well as foul-odor chemicals and that the acid ate a six-inch hole in the floor of a bowling alley. "All of the bombings have taken place since I refused a demand from union organizers to put my employees into the A.F.L. '. Building Service and Maintenance Workers' Union and ; A.F.L. Culinarv Workers' Union," Dulhvsaid. Li: He said the bomb yesterday was placed by a man who appeared to have come to the place to deliver a package to the kitchen. Actress Petitions for Name Change Permission to drop a surname acquired through marriage was requested yesterday by . Lynne Carver, 31, screen actress, in a petition filed in Superior Court. Miss Carver told the court her present .legal name is Virginia Reid Sampson Nayf ack. She asked that it be changed to Virginia Lynne Carver, though professionally she will continue to use only the last two names. Miss Carver and Nicholas Nay-fack, film studio executive, were divorced in 1942. Indiana Alumni to Dine Southern California alumni of the University of Indiana will hold their annual foundation day banquet at the Los Angeles Athletic Club March 12 at 6:30 FRIDAY, FEB. 27, 1948-Part II H ALL OF GREATER LOS ANGELES... The Only METROPOLITAN HOTEL ch the OCEAN FRONT! Fx Reservations Cd Unf tact 72201 lIKCIKt IISHIT i TK FIX05J vt mum sirm-ma war spot & t) meet in the & hi-ho room W utt to PWlc Pt md Bxquftt CHAS. W. 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