Joe "Spike" Alperson, Hollywood mystic known as Prince Araei Omwah, stood trial yesterday before Justice Holland in Beverly Hills on charges of disturbing the peace and threatening bodily harm to the Dr. U. L. Ghilini, exposer of fake psychics and clairvoyants. Alperson also was placed under technical arrest as a bunko suspect.
Deputy Sheriff Joseph S. Sepulveda was the son of Pedro Sepulveda, and grandson of Don Dolores Sepulvada who received the 35,000-acre Rancho Los Palos Verdes by grant from the Mexican Republic in 1822. He is documented as a deputy sheriff in1the Los Angeles Times newspaper from 1904 to 1933 (often as J. S. Sepulveda, and occasionally as Joe Sepulveda).
General Arnaiz was head of the army and led the 1923-24 revolt of the De la Huerta forces until it collapsed. He has since been living in Los Angeles. Arnaiz expresses that he wishes to go back to Mexico City to visit his mother but wants to stay in Los Angeles to keep running his business.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “Universal Considers Russ Colombo in ‘Show Boat;’ Studio, Theater News and Gossip: CROONER MAY GET STAR ROLE Jackie Kelk, Helen Westley Sign for Film Work Four Young Ladies Selected for ‘Eight Girls in Boat’ Paul Lukas Chosen to Play in ‘By Candlelight’,” Los Angeles Times, 25 Aug. 1933.
A different photograph of William Plunkert taken on the same occasion appears with the article, "California Has Lead in Transients; Federal Service Director Discusses Situation as He Arrives for Conferences," Los Angeles Times, 11 July 1934: pg. A5.
Los Angeles is thought to provide the greatest gateway to Mexico, Central and South America in the world, which is why Pan-American Airways will be opening an airway that operates between Los Angeles and Mexico City. Victor E. Chenea (given neme: Virgil Edward Chinea) is the general traffic manager for the Pan-American system.
This photograph appears with the article, “STATE LAUDED BY ORTIZ RUBIO: Former Mexican President Southland Booster Ex-Official Honor Guest at World Affairs Dinner in San Diego Bought, Speaker Discloses,” Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 1932: A1.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “ATOM FACES NEW ATTACK: More Powerful ‘Gun’ Build Caltech Scientists Improve on Device Producing 16,000,000-Volt Rays,” Los Angeles Times, 5 Aug. 1935: A3.
Mr. Hunt is survived by his daughter Louise and was a valued member of the community, active in the California Club, the Los Angeles Country Club, the Sunset Club, the Seismological Society of Southern California, the Architectural Club, and the American Institute of Architects.
This photograph appears with the article, "Mr. Major Himself, by Himself, and of Himself: Noted Caricaturist Here: Henry Major Arrives With Pencils to Sketch Film and Other Notables for the Times," Los Angeles Times, 2 Jun. 1925: 7.
Photograph of Charles Cohen holding a newspaper with photographs that show the rescue of passengers from the steamer Dixie. Mr. Cohen is in his home and in the background there is a piece of wooden furniture.
Rabbi Edgar F. Magnin, Bishop Bertrand Stevens, and Thomas S. Evans, all leaders of the University Religious Conference, pose with Reverend Everett Clinchy, director of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. They stand in front of an American Airlines plane at the airport. Rabbi Magnin is holding a book that appears to be "Men of Turmoil" published by Minton, Balch & Company.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Dentists Begin Meeting Here; Concern Voiced by Leader Over Neglect of Teeth Due to Depression; State Hygienists' Association Group Also Registered for Proceedings," 5 Jun. 1934: A5.
This photograph appears with the article, "'Rasslin Tough Game' Says Referee M'Donald: West's Outstanding Mat Official Tells Trials, Tribulations of Being an Arbiter," Los Angeles Times, 13 Aug. 1935: A14.
Gordon L. McDonough was an industrial chemist in Los Angles from 1918 to 1933, a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors from 1933 to 1944, and U.S. Representative from California from 1945 to 1963.