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Trial of Former Mayor's Aide to Begin, Feburary 7, 1939

February 7, 2009 |  8:00 am
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It's a bit hard to tell from reference photographs, but I believe this is a
Lockheed Hudson being assembled in Burbank.
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Trial of Joe Shaw, brother of recalled Mayor Frank Shaw, on 66 counts of altering public records.

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Fire Department official says he collected $10,000 from men seeking jobs and promotions.
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Retired dentist A.G. Tibbetts is the victim of the old "gold brick" fraud. Helen Ardelle and Percy Flumerfelt were charged with defrauding Tibbetts out of $2,000 to dig up a cache of gold in Mexico.

The brick, allegedly part of the Mexican gold and worth $7,000, was mostly copper and lead, with a value of 70 cents.   
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Illinois Society plans Lincoln Day picnic.
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Isn't this a great picture? This is the christening of the Seaboard Airline Railway's Silver Meteor for the New York World's Fair.
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Chaplin finishes story for "The Dictators." Filming to begin in March.
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Women's golf tournament at
Los Angeles Country Club.
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