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69-00060 - No. Vol. VII - No. 30 Thursday, November 7. 1940 [Only Pgs. 1 & 2. were available for this issue] Willkie Wins At Local Polls Pg. 1. Wendell Willkie led at the polls in Palm Springs Tuesday with 687 votes over Roosevelt's 592. It was the first Republican Presidential majority to be polled here, in the opinion of old timers. The vote reflected several weeks of aggressive campaigning by Republicans and Democrats opposed to a third term here, all of whom worked like Trojans for their candidate. City Airport Resurrected By Council Pg. 1. The City Council Wednesday night authorized City engineer Davidson to draw up surveys for a municipal airport with the cost of maps and & surveys not to exceed $250.00. The authorization came as a reaction to recent Federal interest in a standard commercial airport to be located near Palm Springs. This port, if and when a Federal grant is made for its construction, would probably go out on section 18 IF and WHEN the city secures a satisfactory lease on the property from the Indians. Commenting on what is an extremely vital matter to Palm Springs; Mayor Boyd said this morning that no definite commitments have been made by the government concerning a port here but should an opportunity arise for securing Federal funds for such a port, the city is anxious to cooperate in every way. Calling All Masons Pg. 1. Dr. Russell Grey, president of the Masonic Club here, has announced an important meeting for all Masons to be held at the Desert Inn Tuesday at 12:15. In making the announcement, Dr. Gray stressed the need for 100% attendance. Mary Boland Injured in Wreck Pg. 1. Cinema star Mary Boland, currently playing at the Palm Springs Theater in the film "PRIDE & PREJUDICE" was seriously injured in an auto wreck Wednesday night en route to Palm Springs. The accident occurred outside Redlands when her new station wagon, driven by her chauffer, was hit by a truck and demolished. Miss Boland broke her hip and crushed several ribs and received gashes and bruises about her face and head. She cannot be moved from the Redlands Hospital at present. The popular actress has leased a bungalow at Town House for the season. Flood Control Bids Sought Pg. 1. Bids are advertized this week by the city on a project to improve the school corner at Grandvia Valmonte where flood waters from Tacheva Falls run riot during heavy rains. A concrete retaining wall will be built against the school property with adequate provisions for heavy water.

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69-00055 - Vol. V. - No. 30 Saturday, December 11, 1937 New School Building Opened Pg. 1. Mrs. Katherine Finchy, principal of the Frances S. Stevens School, saw an educational milestone reached this week when the new unit of the school was opened and first, second and third graders filed into their new quarters. The four-room unit is occupied by one first grade, two second grade units, and the third grade. The new building and its furnishings, designed by G. Stanley Wilson of Riverside, represents a $40,000 investment in the most modern equipment for the education of the young. Two new teachers have been added to the staff to care for a bumper attendance of 430 pupils; Miss Geraldine Mildred Hays and Miss Minette Scavarda. Open house in the new building will be held December 20th. Pg. 1. Carnegie Medal Will be Sought for Maynard Pg. 1. Jim Maynard, 18, whose outstanding courage and service in Tahquitz Canyon Sunday night enabled the rescue party to bring injured John Butler out, will be proposed for the Carnegie Medal. Louis Armstrong will Bring Orchestra at Plaza Pg. 4. Lois Armstrong, the sepia king of swing music, will giver a performance this Saturday night at the Plaza theatre with his 16 piece orchestra. The hot-cha musical revue, first of its kind to be brought to Palm Springs, is being presented by Mrs. Conrad. Pg. 6. The new first lady of the fire station, fire engine No. 1, the beautiful new white and gold, ten & one half thousand Mack fire truck was delivered to the Palm Springs Fire Commissioners last Saturday morning. The red American La France truck, pushed unceremoniously to one side of the station as Engine No. 2, watched the proceedings with her nose badly out of joint. Shirley's "Sports In The Sun" Filmed at Inn Pg. 7. The Desert Inn rear gardens became the scene of Palm Springs latest entry in the movies when the Fox Movietone moved cameras and sound equipment down to the Desert Inn to film America's little first lady and her own Palm Springs front yard in what will be a play time newsreel showing how Shirley Temple spends her time in the desert. Shots of badminton, hoop rolling, bicycling, scootering and her favorite pastime were made. Licenses Granted Three Palm Springs Pilots Pg. 9. Colton Jackson, George Strebe and Clarence Macy were each awarded their private pilots license.

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