Children of members of the Beverly Hills Chapter of Hadassah who put on a play showing the difference between good and bad food during the club’s Child Welfare Day held at the Beverly Hills Athletic Club. During the event, members paid an extra 9 cents for their lunches which went toward providing soup, salad, fruit, and milk for Palestine children.
Attorney A. Brigham Rose (seated left) and county grand jury member Clifford E. Clinton in the courtroom. Rose and Clinton, along with Clinton's fellow grand jury member Harry L. Ferguson and Rose's legal secretary Pauline Huff were charged with contempt when they allegedly withheld information regarding Clinton's investigation of vice and gambling in Los Angeles county. Superior Judge Wilson dropped the charges, calling them legally insufficient. An attempt to renew the citations of contempt was quickly abandoned when Rose, Clifford, Ferguson, and Huff finally took the stand to testify.
Captain of Police Earle E. Kynette was charged with conspiracy to commit murder after the vehicle of Harry J. Raymond was bombed on January 14, 1938. Kynette was in charge of a special police intelligence unit that had been conducting surveillance on Raymond’s home from a nearby bungalow. Before the car bombing, Raymond had been conducting investigative work on Mayor Shaw and his possible connections with illegal gambling. Two other officers, Fred Browne and Roy J. Allen, connected with the intelligence unit were also charged with conspiracy to commit murder. However, Fred Browne was eventually acquitted. Kynette and Allen were both found guilty.
William A. Dessert, juror at the Paul A. Wright "white flame" double murder trial. Wright is accused of shooting his wife, Evelyn, and best friend, John B. Kimmel, after allegedly finding the two in an embrace on a piano bench in his home. Wright was ultimately found not guilty by reason of temporary insanity.