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May 16, 1946

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DAY, MAY 16, 1946 Over se~en hundred long tons of C~ne sugar is produced in the United aLes annually. Riviera Theatre PROGRAM WINTER SHOW SCHEDULE cO~e Show O=ly--7:a0 p. m. LOSED EVERY TUESDAY THURS MAY 16 1JRDER IN MUSIC HALL Featuring Ve~a Rhuha Ra~lston, William Marshall Also News and Novelties FRI MAT 17 CLOSE CALL FOR Vi BOSTON BLACKIE fill Chester Morris and RiChard Lane Plus Carte,on, News and Comedy ~.~ SAT MAY 18 PTAIN TUGBOAT ANNIE Ji Featurin ~e Darwell and Edgar Kennedy added Selee~ted Short Subjects SUN MON MAY 19 - 20 THE CATALINA ISLANDER i in WAC's Will Observe Mount Vernon, the shrine of all Americaffs and home of George Wash- First Peacetime ing, located on the t'otomac River near Washington, D. C was built in 1743. |llll The first peacetime anniversary of the Women's Army Corps will be ob- served in Southern California on May 14. During the entire week, May 13-20, emphasis will be placed on the renewed drive to re-enlist former Wacs for the remainder ~merg'ency. Scores of Southern California Wacs have recently re-enlisted according to Capt. Robert G. Abarr, local U. S. Army Recruiting O/ricer, but he re- iterated that many more are needed previously withheld for roasons of skilled personnel. Hospital X-ray and laboratory tech- nicians, code and cryptography and other communications technicians are especially in demand, as well as clerk- typists and stenographers. The Women's Army Corps was orig- inally created as the "Women's Army Auxiliary Corps on May 14, 1942, and became a part of the Army of the United States on July 1 of the follow- ins year. PAGE FIVE Recruiting Office In New Location Announcement was made today that the local U. S. Army recruitimg service, formerly located in the Post Office at 3rd and American, had moved its of- rice to the Jergin's Trust Building on West 05eaR Blvd. The" new office is located at 21 Pier Place on th-g"~rcade floor of the. build " ing. It has been newly decorated. throughout and the window bear's the attractive insignia of the Adjutant General's Dept. Capt. Robert G. Abaft, Commanding Of, ficer of the Local Ir. ,S. Army re- cruiting service stated that the fol- lowing Long Beach men were enlisted in the Army at the new location dur- ing the past week. Thomas W. Burdine, 3770 Gunday St joined the armored force.s for duty in Europe; Robert A. Johnson, 904 Fast Anaheim Ave for the Military Police in the Carribean Theater; Par- ker L. and Charles N. Chestnut of 1103 Via Wanda, Transportation Corps in the E'I 'O; LeRoy K. Seyfried, 1211 Belmont Ave and Charles Bishop of 2064V-, O,live Ave joined the army air Now that tile war is over, many forces for duty in the Pacific; while, DRAGONWYCK A T T 9 K a ~ i' stor es of VAC ace,rot,1 shments " Y 17.owalti i1, i~o l~ers fl ol oo L'~, t "~1: Starring previously withheld for re.asons of 4t~ St and Ra" Wade 932 Fast 2nd Tierney and Vincent Price G E N E R A t ,~i,t~, sect, ritv, are being released. 5;t ch~;se the WrYans,)orl'atio, C~;;t,s to Also News and Novelties l w~,~ . Vork of VAC~ in develol mint <,f the " ' - * ",' " v --- :ug=u to serve atomic bontb is'one of many exa,;lples, serxe In lne i'~ur{,Poean [ll~ier HURS. MAY 22 - Z3 at the Var (lrimes trials and at the GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP & YANK l i' LONDON O ALL THE PEOPLE are on dn no urenUer Featuring trials of military criminals in Japan. AT COUNTRY CLUB ~a~e Neagle and Dean Jagger Ill II qpllllff Sl[Sll~l[[~ ---~-o-- ~ News and Novelties ~ at,-- ing Illg The mixed Scotch foursome ,'ill be LECTURE WILL BE held Sunday afternoon, May 19th. BROADCAST SUNDAY Monday and Tue.sdav, May 20th and [ '"m~:~~i~:~'~'N~NN:q~'NNN::+':+'N~N:'+'N~N~NNNN:+'~N~ 21st 100 ladies ,ill i,e competing for On Sunday morning (May 19) tile ' ' . i (- ~ r** ~5 ,~ . tile lsan(1 CllalHiHf)nglllp. 1 lie OlIlStat1(1- AVALON OitIH1Dla k~nllrellOl tFle .Air ,'Ill De Broadcastuncier theausp ces ot the . . . ' ": . ma will De here mchmmg Dot Ktelty, ~ Christian ScienceC))mmittee on t ubli- " " LOTS FORSALEI i ~ ,ng women Toners of ~outhern t~anfor- cation :f~.r W'ashington. The Subjcmt present state, champion; Clare S~er- of the address will be "Today's Holm man, former state champion; Marge for the Future . The program wdl be I UNOBSTRUCTED OCEAN AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS, - Ferric former state chau, pion and released over Station KNX at 6 a m Peggy, Rutledge, former Southern Cal- l Pacific time ifornia slate champion. I,oeal ladies I $3,500 to $10,000 i o-- competingineh, deMrs. ElizabethPow- el Mrs V, .[ Scott and Mrs Del Bolivia's OUtl)Ut of tin annually is ' ~' " ' '~ ' " t over 50,(Yd0 metric tons, about one- Valker TOM LONG--GLENMORE HOTEL i fo,rth of tile v orld's annual produc-F,rs --o~--------- Lion. " t ~ccupant of the White House t OR --------o-- Iohn Adams, second president of the The annual produethm of borax in United States, was the first to oecu- i [ ~ P O BOX 1125 i the United States is al,proximately py the. Vhite House at Washing-ton, 41) million pounds havin~ moved into it in 1800. " N .~. 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