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October 16, 1941

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PAGE TEN LOS ANGELES COUNTY COOPERATION WITH THE CATALINA CH,~MBER OF COMMERCE LOCAL BOARD IMPORTANT Realizing that the industrial area ci FOR DRAFTEES -- i In Los Angeles, which includes all of the lmpo,tant personal reasons why a 1 county, is too little known in foreign countries, and that it takes time to Selective Service registrant shoukl co- build business in Latin America, the operate closely with his local board Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce iswere stressed today in a statement by A n of preparing to issue a 200 to 400 page -Brig. General Joseph O. Donovan, state ~evar,mem book describing and cataloguing the director of selective serxice. area's industries,LeonardE. Read, General Donovan pointed out tha.t said recently, the rcgistrant's full cooperation with ": The book will 't~ printed in Spanish his local board not only expedites the ~ and Portuguese, an~,ill be distributed operation of the Selective Service Sys- throughout Latin An~rica. tem, but also directly benefits him. He "This summer's 22,1K~0 nfile flying said : . to 5000 leading buyers and agents "The importance of the registrant i trip around South America," Read said, keeifing in touch with his local board "was designed to study the possibili- and ilnmediately notifying it when he ties and the obstacles in futnre trade changes his address is obvious. The with Latin America for this area, Iregistrant who fails in this not only brought back a list of both, but one violates the law and places himself in thing stood out crystal clear: The need needless jeopardy of fine or imprison- for some adequate description of what nwnt, or both, but also does himself off r. we have to sell. Everyone I talked to an injustice and cause the local board- we now e wanted to make a contact with I, os much unnecessary trouble." Angeles manufacturers, wanted more General Donovan also emphasized go~ ls to sell, but, what did we have to the fact that registrants can save botch | offer?" much inconvenience and possible grief Read "explained that the catalogue is by exercising care in filling out the I being designed to devote a page to questionnaire for classification. each firm interested in Latin Ameri-"Every local board has an advisory can trade, cost to be prorated among board," he said, "and the registrant who S ~ l~:afr Yr those participating, is in doubt as to how to answer any " " " ' ' " h given question sbould consult this It ts conceded, Kead said, t at most firms cannot supply foreign mar- board and follow its instructions. kets at the present time due to ma- That's what the advisory board is for." "': terial shortages and lack of shipping Any registrant who believes he has 1 facilities. However, when tiffs emer- been placed in the wrong classification IL e two gency is over, Latin America, because and wants to make an appeal, General ~t!rar~Phle Of all the publicity given trade possi- Donovan pointed out, has at his service ]llit*sl,ets bilities there, will be deluged with busi- the government appeal agent attached ~~!Shng f nessmen from all parts of the Unitedto his local board. This government l~Session States. If we are smart, we will getappeal agent is charged with the duty ]ll0f eft the, our goods advertised there now and es- of protecting the interests of the regis- ~ their tablish connections while our competi- trant, as well as those of the govern- tors are thinking only of other prob- ment, and the duty to assist in making IBm.!"*tly ~aps lerns," his appeal. I;~ know ~o--------- l~the P~ O- ' SKY CALENDAR AUTUMN LEAVES ~ng thin CAUSE DANGER f/!~l j Of the Griffith Observatory i~i~r~ ~ ~'lp sland, Return of S~-Spot Group Autumn leaves are beautiful when on ~l~artds a: The unusual grou,p of sunspots which the trees but may be very dangerous l' tMs ? attracted so much attention during the on a wet pavement. The Department month of October has been carried by of Motor Vehicles advises motorists to i ~."~ face', I' Is Urged" ~kability b i' nds DUPLICATE OPEN END CARBON LEAF BOOI I DUPLICATE OPEN END CARBONIZED I ?lalill TRIPLICATE OPEN END CARBON LEAF BOOI the rotation of the sun into visibility drive with great caution on rain soaked again. About two weeks ago the group streets that are covered with leaves as disappeared around the sun's limb or the mixture of water and leaves pro- edge. Near the equator the sun turns rides a slippery surface on which tires around its axis in about 25 of our days. may slide. Early rains, create particu- In latitudes away from the equator it tarly dangerous conditions because takes somewhat longer. This is due to pavements have not yet beeu washed the fact that the sun is not a solid but free of dirt. is gaseous. A group of spots appear, therefore, at one edge of the sun and in .-~----o--------- to the opposite edge and then are hid- Try our Adlet Colunm. 'It helps. den fo~ ahnost two weeks more before ~ ~J. a little-less tha ntwo weeks are carried For health, or change, ol play, or they re-appear, rest. Catalina is the best. TRIPLICATE OPEN END CARBONIZED BOOl Doring the time that this group has o ~NES been hidden from the earth on the N.Y.A. PUBLIC SERVICE DUPLICATE END FOLD CARBON LEAF BOOKS other side of the sun it has become PROGRklM EXPANDED distinctly smaller. It is small, however, ~ . DUPLICATE END FOLD CARBONIZED BOOKS quite a sizeable group. The National Youth Adnfinistration's i For the next ~'eek and a half the Public Service Program, designed to TRIPLICATE END FOLD CARBON LEAF BOOI group can be observed by means of the equip college men and women for ca- telescope in the Hall of Science of the reers in government, will be expanded Griffith Observatory each clear after- in California during the current school TRIPLICATE END FOLD CARBONIZED BOOKS noon except Mondays. The Observa- tory opens at 2 o'clock and remains year on the basis of excellent results on a small scale during the 1940-41 STAND MANIFOLD BOOKS open until 10 p.m. year, it was announced this week by Duplicate, Triplicate, Quadruplicate thr Unrelated to the snbjects of sun- State N.Y.A. Administrator Robert spots, it might be added that the 12- Vayne Burns. inch telescope of the Observatory is Steering comnfittee for the State NON-DUPLICATING RESTAURANT CHECKS available for ohservaation of the Flanet Mars each clear night, except Mn lays, program will be Emery E. Olson, Dean, in October and November. The tele man;U'S'C'cliffordSCh l Amsden, f Government,secretaryChair-L. A. NON-DUPLICATING WALTER CHECKS scope is opened very soon after clark ~il~lt and remains open untilahnost1.3 County Civil Service Commission; ~l$1N Remsen D. Bird, president Occidental ~liQve i o'clock. College; Prof, E, A. Cottrell, school of ~ ~1 BAN PUT ON DRIVING FANS social sciences, Stanford University, t and Rosco C. Ingalls, director, Los An- ATTEN!DING FOOTBALL GAMES geles City College. ~Jk. [)tiring 1940-41 Burns said, 100 stu- ~1~~ t| S.pecial squads will be assigned to dents in 17 California colleges were I~t~7.~laa roads leading to stadiums before andaccepted for the program, which in- ~,~'~t~, after all ntajor football games played volves actual work experience in city, i' ~t'e, in California to curh traffic violations, ctumty, state or ]~e.deral government IK -"~z aceo~:din,~ to aHnounceme;~t by High- w~,rk s a result of the experience, It~l~ll~, v~ay ]~atrol atllh(wi,ics, l'artk:ul~ar at- 75 percent of the senior and graduate ten t i tin will l)c paid to fans wh,ha, c stud e l, tssecu r edpositi ons in govern- ! ~i'~ t~lll-~tlo,' over-indulged in inh,x eating liquors, men( service. One Occidcmal College,~11~1.1.i "Do y~mr drink tie, ;it h .:w ,r in the studcH.t, Northrop Kirk of Visa/ia, was homes of your fricmls after the game chosen :is aide to Arthur Y,mng, finan- ;Hid don't try to drive if you've, beeu cial advisor to the Chun~zking govern- orlnkntg, advises the patrol, mcnt of China, following work under ~ o the t'ublic Service Program, llurns re- Sell Catalina,---the3 Avalon. vealed.