Independent from Long Beach, California on January 31, 1960 · Page 52
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W-6-INDEPENDENT.PRESS-TELEGRAM tONO »UCH II, Ctllf., iUNDtV, JANUA»Y 31, I9» Something for the Boys O/' Ted Confused About Dog's Life! By TED KREC It's becoming more and more apparent to me that we truly are a mixed-up people. The Europeans use the dachshund to r o o t o u t badgers. The O r i e n t a l s t r a i n t h e corm o r a n t as a f i s h - c a t c h e r . E v e n t h e Hunza herdsmen in faro f f N o r t h Kashmir employ dogs at round-up time. Every other place in the world, animals work for people. This is the only country I know of where people work for animals! And they're not even tax- deductible! I'll show you what I mean. I hestitate to think how many dogs there are in Long Beach and environs. How many of them could pull a wagon the way dogs in the Arctic pull sleds? I'll tell you--none of them. They're loo far out of condition from a soft life. DORS aren't the only offenders--there are rats, birds, monkeys, even fish. DON'T GET me wrong, I'm an animal lover. 1 must be, because some of my staunches! friends keep telling my wife I'm more interested in monkey business t h a n 1 am my job and that I'm going steadily to the dogs. But it burns me up to see people treating animals better than they do other people--ini:iiitlins .numbers of their ow.n families'. I always have serious doubts about a man's mental condition when 1 see him driving through town with a silly looking pooch riding along. Do you have anybody to d r i v e you around? I think they should cither teach these dogs to drive or let them walk! And how about people who talk baby-talk to cats and birds? Or, worst of all, the people who dress their dogs in those ridiculous sweaters. Can you top that? Here's this pooch with a natural fur coat and some silly citizen drapes him with a sweater! Have you ever been to someone's home and had the dog fang you in the fibula? As you're struggling to disengage the doughty heasl, the hostess will say: "Well, no wonder -- you were going to sit in 1'ifi's chair! Poor little darling --did the nasty man hurt her?" Then the gracious hostess usually ends up kissing this homely mutt and glaring daggers at you as you hobble around the room. * « · · WE WERE at someone's home one time where they had one of these domineering dogs. We had to go there, we found out, because the dog always liked to be home at dark! Anyhow, we had brought along a cake for our host and hostess, and while we stood there, our hostess ran her finger through the icing of the cake and let this pooch lick it off!! I was ready to leave right then, but my wife soothed the troubled waters. Then I couldn't get rid of the blamed dog. He sat right next to me all day. When they served us some wine, they also served the dog some milk in a saucer. So 1 kept slipping a little wine into the dog's dish. He loved it and got looped! They were a mighty troubled couple when we l e f t -wondering what was wrong with Hint inebriated pooch! In closing, I'd just like to comment about the story ] read where Lassie was flying back to Hollywood from New York. This dog (you know her--her snoot's so long and pointed she could eat olives out of a jug) had TWO first-class seats reserved for her on the plane, so the story said. Had I been on that flight I fear I would have been tempted strongly to belt that colicky collie off the seats with my hat and cry: "All right, Fido--back to the baggage car!" An animal is still an animal, in my book! GOP Women to View Film Los Altos Republican Women Federated will view a film, "Nixon's Visit to Russia," during its afternoon session Tuesday at the Hawaiian Restaurant. Mrs. Willard Drowne will conduct the business session following noon luncheon. Study group meets at 11 a.m. with Dr. Donald Scott, political science instructor at Long Beach City College, acting as adviser in formulating the year's plan of study. Rcbckah Session Long B e a c h Rebekah Lodge 360 will have practice for officers under the direction of Adena Stoddard, noble grand, when it meets at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the YWCA. Serving on the refreshment committee are Christena Allsup and Myrtle Allen. Beamy iMiiriiK Resolutions for VaCXG U E F.LDA E.1RRY School of Self Improvement 4240 ATLANTIC AVE. GA 7-4277 "Ljfhlittf llit way la a charmed lijc" \ t V f »fNe?,r Ariazm titfttmn £ L , f « SURPRISES IN STORE Displaying poster which tells of first St. Matthew School benefit, "Hearts in Fashions," are (from left) Mines. James Atwood, ticket chairman; C h a r l e s Spicer, general chairman, and Edwin Bechler, reservations chairman. Many other chairmen are working diligently to assure success of luncheon fashion show Feb. 9 at 12:30 p. m. in Pacific Coast Club. In addition to showing of fashions from Schick's and furs from Lockwood's, Hollywood celebrities will model clothes designed for them to wear in recent movie and television appearances. Paul King's Trio will play.--(Staff Photo.) Jr. Matrons Will Note 40th Year P a s t chairmen will be guests of honor Wednesday when Junior Matrons Dept. of Ebell marks its 4 0 t h b i r t h d a y with a noon luncheon at the clubhouse. The group was organized in 1920 by the late Mrs. Clay H. White, then president of Ebell. Mrs. Merton Bells Smith, department chairman, will introduce the day's honored g u e s t s as well as Mrs. A r t h u r A. Knoll, Ebell president, and Mrs. Cleo R. Simmons, curator. * * * * A PROFUSION of varicolored roses will he used by Mrs. Charles Ritz, decorations c h a i r m a n , a n d Mrs. George C. Hansen, to convey a spring e f f e c t . Rosebud corsages will be presented to past chairmen. Mrs. C a r l Hawthorne, first chairman, will cut the birthday cake, and Mmes. Gustav C. Berg, Lome D. Middough and Mrs. Joseph M. S t r i e g e 1 will be in charge of luncheon. IN RED CROSS SHOW These two pretty Japanese Geisha girls, now appearing, in Frank Sennes' Moulin Rouge "Oriental Fantasy," are in cast of 40 who will appear in Long Beach Municipal Auditorium Feb. 29 as benefit for local Red Cross chapter. Downtown Long Beach Associates is sponsoring gala fashion show and musical, which will feature other top Hollywood personalities. Tickets are on sale at DLBA office, fiOl Pacific Avc. Africa 'Tour' Monday for Ebell Club Clifford Kamen will take an audience of Ebell Club members on a documentary tour of one of the most f a s cinating continents in the world Monday, trans- p o r t i n g his listeners to Africa by film and commentary. His picture, "The Union of South A f r i c a," was lauded by Program Magazine as, "the perfect film lecture" and d e a l s with major geographical areas, principal industries, native life and unique game reserves of t h i s important a n d widely d i s c u s s e d nation. Scenes include gold mining operations in Johannesburg, where the speaker descended 7,000 feet into the earth to explore the mines which provide more than half the world's gold production as well as diamond mining procedures in the Cullinan Mine n e a r Pretoria. M r s . Arthur A. Knoll, president, will conduct the business meeting in t h e auditorium at 1:30 p.m. following which Mrs. Everett N. Morningstar, p r o g r a m chairman, will present the speaker. * * * * L U N C H E O N will b e served at noon by Group E. with Mrs. Thomas F. Russell, chairman, directing. For the Current Events Dept. meeting at 10 a.m. in Room 1, Mrs. Bert Gee will present Werner R u c h t i, head of the city Planning Dept., who will speak on: "T h e Amended Shoreline Plan." Two departments w i l l meet at 11 a.m.: Art in Room 1 and Parliamentary in Room 2. The program on art, "Michael Angelo," will be given by Mrs. Josiah S. Mertz while M r s . Percy Palmer will be instructor in parliamentary p r o c e- dures, using the t o p i c , "Nominations a n d E l e c - tions." Dietetic Group Meets Monday California Dietetic Assn. will have a regional meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Southern California Gas Co. Auditorium, 810 S. Flower St., Los Angeles. Mrs. Robert Miller will speak on the White House Conference on Children and Youth and Dr. Edna Southmayd will report on the Asilomar Conference for high school students on nutrition. DBE Slates Meet Tuesday Lord Kitchener Chapter, | Daughters of the British Empire, will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Guild Hall of S t . L u k e ' s E p i s c o p a l Church. Mrs. Thomas Bennett, new regent, will conduct her first meeting. Program feature will be a dramatization of "White Cliffs of Dover" by Romela Temkin. Couple Plans Summer Rite Engagement o f t h e i r daughter, Joyce Darlene, to Douglas Patrick Brown is being announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elvin E. Clanton. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Clara Brawn. All are Long Beach residents. The bride-elect received MID-WINTER CLEARANCE SALE FINAL WEEK Legitimate Markdowns of Regular Merchandise in Both Stores Buy Now and Save USE YOUR CREDIT CARDS OR OUR OWN BUDGET PLAN EXCLUSIVE FURS SINCE 1-9is BOTH STORES' IN THE HARRIS BLDG." ·/ 4260 Atlantic Ave. --Perry GriMim Photo Joyce Clanton the DAR award while at- icnding Progress School. A graduate of Jordan, she also attended Long Beach City College. * * * * HER FIANCE, a Wilson alumnus, attended LBCC and is completing his schooling at Fresno State College where he recently was made a two-year future selection by the Rams when the National Football L e a g u e staged its draft meet in Philadelphia. A summer wedding is being planned. OES Meeting Re-obligation of members is slated by Searchlight Chapter 435, Order of Eastern Star, at 8 p.m. Monday in Palos Verdcs Masonic Temple, 5155 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. Betty Mik- sovsky, matron, and Fred McKamy, patron, will preside. Francis Workman is chairman of the evening. 50- COUPON VALUE WORLD'S BEST · READY IN 8 MINUTES FRIED CHICKEN 50' CHICKEN DINNER.... CHICKEN PtATE CHICKEN WICKET.... $195 TS TS "Talci Horn? Introductory OHer 50 Ray's Range r*«nH rly "tilurl o^C^Wr""^? CARSON at ORANGE THursdav, Feb. 18, 19*6. loon wonh 50c on ,. ot a Bucket 0' hAlwrtn .S * «·» AMONG CAREER WOMEN I BID Again Slates Enrollment for CPS By ANNE Enrollment for the spring semester classes in the Certified Professional Secretaries Review will begin Monday at 7 p.m. at Long Beach City College, Business and Technology Division, 1305 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. The course, sponsored by Queen Beach Chapter, National Secretaries Assn., is designed to help secretaries improve their skills and prepare for the annual CPS examination. A rigorous- 12-hour, two-day test, it is given by the Institute for Certifying S e c r e t a r i e s . Those who have successfully passed to attain CPS rating report an ever-increasing awareness from management that they measure up to top-level secretarial proficiency. Robert Krogfoss, an outstanding instructor in this field, will continue to teach the class. Full college credits are given. The new semester class will combine a review of accounting, including tax return studies and business law. THERE IS no t u i t i o n charged for the study course, open to all secretaries regardless of whether they plan to take the final exams. The course offers an excellent opportunity for secretaries to better their knowledge on new ideas and procedures being GILCHRIST tried in the · constantly changing business world. In addition, it gives them the advantage of meeting and exchanging ideas with other secretaries in various business fields. To date, 1,711 secretaries have earned the title of CPS. California leads all other states in claiming 171 of these while Texas is second with 150. * * * · * ALMOST without exception, secretaries who have passed the course enjoy increases in salary, more job offers, greater responsibilities and opportunities to take more active interest in company operations. Secretaries interested in enrolling or those wishing more information are urged to be at BTD Monday night. Career UNIFORMS BARCO from 10 9 For Nurses, Buutlclun. Waitresses X V. I. S O X V A I F O II M 618 PINE HE 7-8472 PAVEY J 501 LONG BEACH BLVD. FOR 14 YEARS A LEADING LONG BEACH FASHION STORE FINAL DAYS Quitting Business ENTIRE REMAINING STOCK REDUCED TO BELOW COST DRESSES · SUITS · BLOUSES SWEATERS · SKIRTS · ROBES LINGERIE · GIRDLES BRAS ALL FIXTURES AND MANNIKINS FOR SALE Final Reductions ' m o n t s h o r e u to a ana more CHOICE SELECTIONS FROM OUR REGULAR STOCK · MADEMOISELLE ' RHYTHM STEP · PENALJO ' SBICCA SHOES Special Group GENUINE ALLIGATOR Assorted -- Odd Lot WOMEN'S...SHOES Priced to Clear 75 Pairs $ 2' 50- i Special Purchase ' I Sample Shoes i i Women's 4B ' SAVE TO DRASTIC REDUCTIONS ON HANDBAGS and COSTUME JEWELRY ALL SALES FINAL No Mail--Phone--or Q.O.D. No Exchanges ' · We Honor ' ^ BANKAMERICARD ^x^ bei/m o n t s h o r e 5018 E. 2ND ST., BELMONT SHORE

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