Independent from Long Beach, California on March 11, 1966 · Page 3
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ARTIST'S DRAWING OF SEAL BEACH Artist's drawing shows master-plan develop. ment of new seven-building North-. American Aviation, Inc. complex at Seal Beach for con, solidation of Saturn Sll program. Figure A shows location of.present Sll facility, 1 is.eight- story office-administration building; 2 is three- PLAN story multipurpose building and 3 is warehouse. All are planned for construction this year. Numbers 4 and 5 'are planned electronics manufacturing buildings, 6 is engineering office building and 7 is light-manufacturing building. Rafferty Raps Federal Aid to 'Poor Children' Schools By VINT MADER ·A single section of a 1965 federal education-aid b i l l "should have rung all the burglar alarms in the country when it was brought up," Dr. Max Rafferty, state superintendent of public instruction, said here Thursday. This . section, the first of five titles in the act, qualifies a school district for federal money "if it has a certain number of poor children attending its schools," he told a ' gathering at the Bixby Knolls Towers, 3737 Atlantic Ave. Rafferty termed the theory that schools with "poor kids" need more money: "Bilge!" He quoted George Gershwin that "It Ain't Necessarily So." The afternoon s e s s i o n , billed as a press conference and attended by an audience of 35, heard Rafferty report: "The city of Beverly Hills recently qualified for an allocation of 83,000 of your dollars, and you know'how poverty- stricken and poor that unfortunate city is." Rafferty, himself a graduate of Beverly Hills High School, said Needles, where he was In the text of his speech,: Dr. Rafferty describes the letter, about 750 words long and written to him in pencil by a GI in Viet Nam, as "one which makes ridiculous any attempt at philosophical detachment." He said, when asked, he did not have the original with him and would not reveal the identitey of the soldier, whom he called "Joe." He said he received the letter in October of 1965, but in response to a question about the date it was written he replied, "I'd have to check." In the text of his speech, the educator recalled that he dispatched a "lame, inadequate reply," but by the time it reached a village north of Saigon, moved on superintendent, for "umpteen once schools will, qualify thousand dollars" because there are two Indian reservations in its area and it has a large, poor Mexican-American population. He d e s c r i b e d Needles as "an extremely wealthy district with a fine educational program." * + * * ALMOST ALL of the au dience comprised private individuals, who asked more questions than did the press representatives. Some attending were officials of the Presidents' Club, Long Beach women's group which spon sored the gathering, and a public meeting Thursday night questions f o r e v e r unanswered." QUOTED IN FULL by ; Dr. Rafferty, the letter is an eloquent gramatical and analytical condemnation of the .educational s y s t e m : . t h a t schooled its author, including college faculty and students w h o s e activities provide Communists "one heck of a lot of aid and comfort."In the second half of Dr. Rafferty's scheduled speech, South Anaheim branch of the Bank of America last Feb. 18. · Jordan, of San · Fernando, was arrested in connection with the $30,809 robbery in Anaheim a n d subsequently was charged with s i m i l a r holdups dating back to 1964. robbery, Jordan remains in ctistody of the U.S. marshal's the soldier "h a d permanently -- his DR. MAX RAFFERTY 'Bilge' Says Educator he .composed a hypothetical reply in which he assures the soldier of efforts to replace a program that "educated you for a world which never was and which never came -to pass." It comments on a current swing from the "exploded dogma" of the program c a l l e d "progressive education" to a new "education in depth" that the speaker says, "please God, will help to spare your children wl ou have had to undergo." At the afternoon confer nee, topics included the on nd off - campus demonstra ions at University of Califor ia at Berkeley and an analy is of student feelings there nd elsewhere. * * * * DR. RAFFERTY said stu ents have "deep-rooted anc enuine" concern about being ubmerged on campuses as iig as the 28,000-person Ber :eley, but that the riotous vents there were controlled jy "the so-called hard-core .ctivisls" of the poditical left He said "Keynesian Social sis" among f a c u l t y havi irought a one-sidedness tc ligher learning. "This is a prostitution o iducation and a violation o .cademic freedom," he stated Regarding the proportion o ;tudents at the Berkeley cam pus following an actual Com munist policy, "the percentage was microscopic," he lid. However, "the number em- racing variations of extreme eftism is not nearly so small," he said, including Socialists. He said he would resent )ias "just as much if it were ultra-rightist." Assessor Forms Mailed to 33,000 Preparing for the annual property valuation, City Assessor J. R. Cole on Thursday completed mailing forms to 18,000 landlords and 15,000 veterans required to file information or claims. Owners of rental properties were asked to list names of tenants who own their own at Lakewood High School for household furnishings. The aw, property Is c^»flmpted to :he extent of Sl.OOO^aluation : or each veteran. an address by Dr. Rafferty on ','A Letter from Viet Nam." Arraignment Monday in Bank Holdup ; Michael B. Jordan, 26, will be arraigned Monday in Los Angeles on a federal grand jury indictment charging him with a series of robberies, including the h o l d u p of the last year. Others who have filed within the last five years may request forms by telephoning the assessor's office. New claimants must appear in person with their discharge papers and property deeds. Exemptions granted last year amounted to a property purpose is to complete 'the rolls for unsecured property taxes. . * * * t THESE FORMS should be returned to the assessor's office by mail not later than March 15, Cole said. The 15,000 veterans were supplied with forms for renewing their tax exemption claims. These may be filed until May 2. This year's mailing list Included all who filed claims Charged with 12 counts of valuation of $11,642,000, with a tax saving to. the veterans of more than $174,000, Cole office in lieu of $50,000 bail, reported. Under California Lawgivers Rush Bill for Campus Purchase I, P-T Sfrt Bureau ' '. · SACRAMENTO -- The Assembly Thursday suspended the rules so the $6-million Dominguez Hills State College campus-purchase bill could be considered immediately by the Assembly Ways and Means Committee; . . ! Normally, a three-day waiting period is required between committee hearings. The measure, authored by Assemblyman Joseph Kennick, D-Long Beach, received a routine fiscal OK from Ways and Means. This was ils second committee hurdle in 24 hours. The Assembly Education Committee gave it unanimous approval Wednesday. . x '. Assemblyman Kennick said he intends to ask the full Assembly to vote on the Dominguez Hills appropiation hill Monday. He hopes to complete legislative action on the bill by the end of next week. Saturn Buys 3 Douglas Cargo Jets Saturn Airways Thursday announced purcase of two Super 61 DC8F jet transports from Douglas Aircraft Company's Long Beach plant. The new planes, convertible cargo-passenger versions o1 the world's largest commercial jetliner, will be delivered in June, 1967. The purchase brings tota orders for Super 61 DC8s to 28 and the total for all DCS types to 333, with 252 of these delivered to date. Jail Start Is Ordered for Abortiojiist Dr.- Samuel Frazier, 38 year-old Costa Mesa physician convicted two years ago o three counts of abortion, was ordered Thursday to begin serving . a year in Orangi County Jail. Superior Court Judge How ard C. Cameron, who calle Dr. Frazier into court afte the U. S. Supreme Court re fused to review his conviction turned aside a defense plea for modification of sentence Judge Cameron agreed t Dr. Frazier's plea that he wai until Monday at 5 p.m. to re port into the jail in Sant Ana. He remains free vmde $5,000 bond he posted on ar peal. Lug Inch*, cillf., Fri., AUc. 11, UU INDEPENDENT--Pag. A-3 LOW BRIDGE FOR USS LONG BEACH Ship Ducks Through Canal By BUCK LANIER Naval Affairs Reporter A B O A R D THE USS LONG BEACH AT SEA -For a while it appeared that the tallest ship in the Navy would not be able to get to its namesake home port unless it backtracked and went around Cape Horn at the tip of South America. The Bridge of the Americas, which spans the Pacific end of the Panama Canal, presented the nuclear cruiser with a problem Monday. The 223-foot-tall (from the keel) ship wouldn't fit under the bridge. * * 4 * HOWEVER, Lt. M. E. Tree of operations sent Chief Petty Officer W. L. Cooley, data technicians W. Bridges Jr., J. F. Cures and H. H. Wilson, and deck force personnel headed by Chief Petty Officer Malcolm Mishoe topside on a "reduction mission." They lowered a 30-foot section of the mast and the ship steamed under the span as the rest of the crew cheered. Once under the bridge, the mast was lifted back into place and the ship cruised into the Pacific. The versatility of the ship's riuclcar power plant was demonstrated Tuesday when the ship cut its speed to two miles an hour. Reason for the slow speed? Panama Canal tugs had scratched the vessel's sides. DEDICATION Temple Sinai Facility Opens Services t o n i g h t will launch a weekend of dedication of the newly completed sanctuary and educational building at Temple Sinai, Seventh Street and Molino Avenue. Ceremonies will be climaxed Sunday, 2:30 p.m., with a community celebration in which religious leaders, state and city officials will participate. A guided tour of the new facilities and reception will follow. P I water-pik® jet cleans... whore brush can't reach! New concept in dental care for the entire family! Pulsating jet stream's gentle action washes out hard to clean areas, stimulates gums, leaves mouth delightfully wholesome. A scientific supplement to daily brushing and periodic professional care. A b o o n to youngsters with braces, adults with dentures. With jet-tips. 39.50 Cosmetics All Six Stores So, as Ihe Long Beach steamed slowly northward, sailors were lowered over the sides with paint and paint brushes. The ship is scheduled to arrive in Long Beach Harbor next Tuesday at 10 a.m. The skipper, Capt. Frank H. Price Jr., says he is determined that his ship "will be the sharpest ship in the Navy" when she moors. ' Ask any sailor and he'll agree--between strokes of the brush. LONG BEACH Pirn it Broiway HE 6-9841 Hon. and Frl, 9=30 till 9:00 OUierDayj 9:30 till 5:30 SANTA ANA Main at Tenth fl 2-6262 Hon. and Fri. 9:3011119:00 Ota Days 9.30 till 5:30 coiiB|»lexioii clear for litamislKMl skins by ARDEhlA ARDEN* PI m '!ii r:l _*L: ^COMPLEXION Mo V5 eH ARCEN For teens and teens-plus . . . Com. plexion Clear gives the tender loving treatment your skin needs! A remarkable new cleansing cream for all ages who have special problems . . . oily, blemished, even pimpled skins. 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