Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 9, 1961 · Page 11
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Visiting Throngs Fill Avalon's Streets With L MALCOLM EPLEY- rpHE dedication ceremonies for the new Long Beach water dept. building on Wardlow Rd. should serve as a model for such affairs. Though all the amenities were taken care of, they were short--about half an hour -- and spcechmaking was confined to some cogent information a b o u t Long Reach water. Moreover, some special side-entertainment was provided when City Councilman (former Mayor) Ray Kealer came in late and took a seat on the platform. The chair had evidently been sitting exposed in the sun for a long time. The dignified official sat down in his thin summer suit, then jumped as if hit by a shot of electricity. Kealer was surprised but not flustered. He's been on a hot seat before. CATALINA ISLAND believes in making its visitors both welcome and well fed. For example, when the S.S. Catalina docked recently, 1,635 passengers debarked. Within three hours the restaurants on the island had sold 3,600 hamburgers, 4,100 glasses or bottles of soft CONSIDERING the immensity of the undertaking in all of its details, a production · of the Long Beach Civic Light Opera Assn. is simply astounding. In such a show as the current Kismet -- tonight, next Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at Muni. Aud. Concert H a l l -- scores of people cooperate in a civic e n d e a v o r of outstanding merit. Most of these people have their regular living- making jobs to do, but give so much to this extra-curricular activity t h a t it comes out as a polished achievement. Kismet's stage sets, lighting and costuming are most impressive, and of course it exhibits a lot of dramatic and vocal talent, The chore- graphy is simply terrific. As one who gets impatient with dilly-dallying, I am pleased to report that the show moves and keeps mov- infi. c One deficiency I noted early at the opening show was in the sound amplification. Maybe the old Concert Hall acoustics are to blame. Rut this seemed to get better as it went along. Some people, when they can't hear, (end to somnolence. This can add snoring (o the listening problems of those about them. T u r n up Ihe volume, -Harvey. drinks, and 2,250 souvenirs which ran (he gamut from postcards to sports shirts. The day on the island really lasts until about 4:30 p.m. Continually adding to tourist t r a f f i c are planes and other boats bringing people fro m the mainland. Independent" SUNDAY, J U L Y 9, 1961 -- SECTION B KDITOKIALS PACK H-2 AIRLINE TRAFFIC to Catalina daily increases tourist trade on the island. Here, framed by the wing and a pontoon of one of the planes which conduct the shuttle service from the mainland is the harbor, clogged with small craft. At right is famed Avalon Casino. island Keys Pitch s to Family Trade Council's Calendar City Council items forTues- 'THF. aircraft carrier Kcar- sarge, based in Long Beach, and a task group of t h e Seventh Fleet currently are visting Kobe. Sunday the Kearsarge flagship of the group, will hold open house for Kobe's municipal, civic and business leaders. The Kcarsarge also is hosting J a p a n e s e and American exchange students under the American Field Service international scholarship program. The task group has contributed more than 54,000 to the student exchange project. The Kearsarge and its escorts officially are a hunter- k i l l e r group, a deadly business essential to the nation's defense. Once again the Navy has shown that it can combine the onerous duties of the colci war with the warmth of global good will. The yoi'nj 1 , men of the Kcar- sarge and her sister ships arc a peace corps in uniform. The big white steamer docked at Avalon at 12:30 p.m., and discharged 1,635 passengers. Within three hours, the restaurants of Catalina Island had sold 3,6(10 hamburgers, 4,100 glasses or bottles of soft drinks and 2,250 souvcniers that ranged from sports shirts lo postcards--according lo their best estimates. Until -1:30 p.m., the beaches and s t r e e t s were crowded with tourists. Then, when the hig white boat sailed hack to the mainland, a sort of q u i e t settled on the island. During the clay, planes and o t h e r boats had added another 1,000 tourists to the steamer Catalino's disgorge- mcnl. By the end of t h i s summer, Boh Cnge of the Catalina Chamber of Commerce estimatc-s. about 300.000 persons will have visited the island for a day--or a week--of relaxation. If t h a t figure, holds, it will be a gain of about 50,000 over last year. Catalina is f i g h t i n g back from a slump. Gage says. Once again a band of musicians strolls the streets; more excursions cover the island and the sea about it; there are big-name bands at the Casino again. Keying its pitch to the family trade, Catalina has emphasized tourist attractions this year, and it's paying off. Gage--spokesman for the business people of the island-feels that Catalina's comeback is tied to parents and children. Airlines, such as Catalina Channel Airways m a i n t a i n a constant shuttle service from Long Beach Municipal Airport. A third of t h e i r business, a spokesman says, consists of children, traveling with their parents. ion Bnr and beer bar owners who are p l a n n i n g to LB. Heart Unit Elects Officers i Dr. Eugene Tenikin, a heart specialist, has been elected president of the Long Beach Heart Association. Dr. Temkin, who lives at 2171 Faust Ave., sue- ceeds Dr. Raymond W. Kelso Jr. i Kenncih B. Anger, 215 E. lAdams St., has been named (chairman of the organiza- ;lion's board of directors. Other n e w o f f i c e r s a r e Loren H. Evans, 2224 Ocana Ave., vice president; A r t h u r J. Beland, M. D., 5615 Naples Canal, secretary, and John C. Lynch, 305 Park Ave., treasurer. * * + * NINE NEW members have been named to the board of directors. Each will serve two-year terms. They are Daniel W. Farnham, 12132 Christy Lane, Los Alamitos; Mis. J. Roscoe Howell, 3845 Lime Ave.; Daniel W. Langston, Ed. D., 5741 E. 23rd St.; Oscar Shadle, M. D., 2737 neistcvely Ave.; H. G. Applelon, a«o-.mu ni!25 Laguna Place; Julian Knut- Serv 'ison, M. D., 261 St. Joseph Lionel Dyck Jr., 5603 io c r n "?i'r'ni!n'i-.gjMonlaco Road; J. Richard .J-Shclley, 221 Nieto Ave.; and liJJThomas Buhl, M. D., 5-150 *|The Toledo. Dr. Temkin said priority DR. EUGENE TEMKIN Heads Heart Group classified seivkes. ot tirano Avenue! Sear" wViiow'.sirccf; e^cjncnno^ iwo hew |programs of the association js s on~aceWai!o.K i»' cnitria'iyiinclude increased research ex' ' - ' 'ills bv Reel " ----- · , d W.ide lines port' i n Gai 1 penditures, a local study of rehabilitation of (he slrokc and increased education in industry relating to . .-bo*.ed l'.-n,fcr c! StK 000 Ir Revenue to General rurcosc Fund. m ER nV°a u ,'.nci 0 !o i oS' : jc 1 r 'ficK! '"'"', problems of heart patients. l n «cn an B3$Sd ,na :v or,n', : ? C Aver,ue no i He said the association will PrcDosrd ^grctmtr.l with Sultv-.WIIer Cont'actir.g Co. tor Long Bench ir F«r« r«, , tlJ x fn,?;V;; m eni, «d cor.in-.iiiM. . "c'/jopen its membership to all m- XY'park'terested persons in the Long tire co JBeach-Lakcwood area at a fee of $3. Members will receive latest heart association literature and will be in- .scrsn-D. formed of meetings. Membership applications may be obtained from the association office at 2034 Pacific Ave. KENNETH B. ANGER Named Vice President CHOW'S DOWN even for poodles when they belong to Robert (Bob) Brown, Santa Ana bookshop proprietor, who owns a house on Catalina Island and has been visiting there for 41 years. Brown serves his dogs--three generations of them which THRIFT/WOOD--With some, last week's Independence Day celebration must have been rather moist. The day after, our question- answering depl. got three quick calls asking for the location of an alcoholic clinic. And an anonymous spokesmen for the fellows at the roque court in Lincoln Park said they are unhappy because the Flag was not displayed on either City Hall or Vets Memorial Hall on the Fourth. If true, it was a bad municipal slip. . . . Leonard F r i e d m a n , just named by Gov. Brown to a superior judgeship in Sacramento, represented the state in the early tidelands struggles wilh I..B. He was honorable and fair-minded in that critical situation, as I can testify personally, nnd it's lice to see him go up. apply for a dancing entertainment cafe license have -been warned they will have to pay the 10 per cent fed-! eral entertainment tax on all sales. Lt. E. H. Kennedy and L.l ' H. Jacobsen said the Police'the Federal Internal Revenue! Department had r e cc i v e d ! Bureau advises that the 10| many requests for the l i - . p e r cent tax will have to hej censes since the city fee was paid," Kennedy and Jacob- reduced from $1,000 to $350. sen said. he brings over w i t h him by air--hamburgers. "Because many of the apt . plicants plan to have only l-iffi L nlPf juke box music they believed ' " ^ ^-- "' ' they would not have to pa the entertainment tax, bi A total of 577 employes o f l d r c d Pavcy, registrar division, Long Beach Veterans Admin^and Johnnie L. Johnson, istration Hospital r e c e i v c d j h o u s e k e e p i n g division, f o r awards in Ihe hospital's'performance in an emergency recent Recognition Day pro-1 situation " f a r beyond the Nun Appointed to Top Post at iTexas Hospital Sister Mary David, admin- slrator of St. Mary's Hos-i pital for the past six years,| las been named superinten-l dent of Si. Joseph Hospital The Ticonderoga, winner of 22 l-.ast Coast yacht m Houston. Texas. racing victories, Saturday led the 22nd biennial run of She leaves Long Beach f o r . t h e Los Angeles-Honolulu yacht race, her new post next week. j The f a m c d New Yor k racing ketch covered 228 miles in Her successor will he Sis-'ifoe 24 hours before Saturday's roll call, placing herself 905 ter Mary Laura, now at! m i| es from the starting point last Tuesday and at the top of Honolulu Yacht Haee Shumpert Memorial Hospital in Shrcveport, La. St. Mary's Hospital, 509 E. 10th St., currently is building a six-level addition at a cos! fleet and handicap standings. THE SIR1US II, pace-setter since the race's start on July 4, held second place. The Sirius. owned by Howard gram. The manager's special an- set for April 1962. normal requirements of their positions." Nebraska Staters 'Plan All-Day Picnic in Hospital Fire chief Frank S. Sande- The Nebraska State picnic man is recovering at Memo- will be held Saturday at Bixl)y; r i a l Hospital from a slight inual award was presented t o j Dr. Simon J. Mog!owsky, : f rac j e EnVOVS Slated head of outpatient and admis-1 sion services, for "outsahding to Address Park, Cherry Street and Ocean Boulevard. The all-day a f f a i r will begin at 11 a.m. The Long Beach Junior Concert Band will perform. Registration will he by counties. Those attending are asked to bring a hajikel lunch. heart attack suffered July I at 212 in his a p a r t m e n t Quincy Ave. The chief remain in the hospital addilional week and is proficiency." Dr. Michael I.. Matte, hos- 1 pital manager, also presented j commendation a w a r d s t o Trade envoys from Sweden, Israel and Thailand will ad- the Chamber of Com- of"$6 million. Completion islAhmanson of Los Angeles, logged 200 miles between roll calls. It was 60 miles behind the Ticonderoga. The two leaders were well ahead of the record pacs attained by the yacht Morning Star at the same point in the 1955 race. The Ticonderoga is owned by William Brittain of Ann Arbor, Mich. Far behind were two Japanese entries racing in a special tall ships class. Nipon Maru was 615 miles from the start, with her sister, Kaiwo Maru, having covered 555 miles. John H. Driggs. chief, en K in-iTMrce Community Forum at L.B. Driver Injured in Crash on PCH Charles Henry Downing, 62, of 6920 beleon St., suffered fractured ribs and head lacerations Saturday in an auto collision on Pacific Coast Highway near Seal Beach. Police said Downing made Class leaders were: A--Ticonderoga, Chubasco, Nam Sang, Kamailii, cenng is expected to! Ferry, chief, division- Joseph H.! 7:ls a - r n - Wednesday in the. a U-turn in front of a capade. fiscal division; O° wn Cafeteria. not permitted to have visitors. Deputy Fire Chief Leonard V. Foster is acting chief. an Walter Hneke, chief storage and distribution section; and Estella Mann, R. N., assislant chief, n u r s i n g section. Special awards went loMil- They are in Long Beach to prepare for the International Trade Show which opens a three-day stand next. Friday ip Municipal Auditorium . driven by Esperanza Alcantar, 20, of Los Angeles, which struck Downing's vehicle. Downing was reported in satisfactory condition Saturday night. B--Ichiban, Ondine, Vixen, Sanlana, Roland Von Ere- i. ' ' C--Rascal Nalu II, Starlight, Kialoa, Mary Bower. D--No Hu Flu, Rough Ready, Tyboon, VamartQS, Viaje. The Ticonderogn's weather report included winds of. 15 knots and moderate seas. /

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