Independent from Long Beach, California on February 12, 1958 · Page 7
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 7

Long Beach, California
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Wednesday, February 12, 1958
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\ INDEPENDENT-- P«g»A-7 IMS Volunteer Advisers Re-Elect Attorney George A. Hart Sr. ·was re-elected chairman of the Volunteers of America Long Beach Advisory Committee at the group's annual , meeting Tuesday in the Sunset Club. Also re-elected were A. E. Fielding, ' vice chairman, and Mrs. R. J. Booth,' secretary. In its annual report, the organization reported income of $73,276 in 1957, compared to $62,898 for 1956. The Volunteers ended the year in the red, with expenditures totaling $75,806, said Lt. Maj. James H Price, executive director. * « * « THE BIGGEST single chunks of income during the year came from the . Volunteers' stores which took in $48,795, and the Community -Chest, which allocated $11,566 to the organization. -At thee same time. Price reported the Sunset Club--a center for men and women over 60 --had attendance of 34,856 in 1957, compared to 29,435 in 1956. The number of persons served by the emergency family welfare department rose from 1,114 to 1,503. . 'Other'Volunteer activities include its Christmas program, toy loan center, youth work and assistance to alcoholics and parolees. New Edison Stock Issue Marketed As joint managers of an investment banking group,'Dean Witter Co., and the First Boston Corp'., offered Tuesday an issue of 1,000,000 shares of Southern California Edison Co. cumulative preferred stock, 4.78 per cent series, $25 par value, at $25.55 per share to yield approximately 4.68 per cent. The net proceeds of the sale of the new preferred stock will become treasury funds to be used in the company's continuing construction program. The number of customers served by \the company increased from 1,083,684 on Dec. 31, 1952, to 1,456,526 'on Dec. 31, 1957. ; The new preferre'd stock will be redeemable at the option of the. company at prices ranging from 527,30 per share if redeemed on or'before Feb. 28, 1963, to $25.80 per share if de- deemed after Feb. 28, 1973. Schedules for Closing oi Bridge The following approximate schedule for closing of the pontoon bridge, across the entrance of the inner harbor, was announced Tuesday by the city: Feb. 16 -- 4:30-10:30 a.m., 5:30-11:30 p.m.; Feb. 17 -- 5-11 a.m., 6 p.m.-midnight; Feb. 18-5:30-11:30 a.m., 6:30 pjn.-12:30 a.m.; Feb. 19--6:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 7 p,m.-l ajn.; Feb. 20-7 ajn.-l p.m., .7:30 p.m.-l:30 a.m.; Feb. 21--7 a.m.-l p.m., 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Feb. 22--8:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m., 9 p.m.-3 ajn.; Feb. 24 -- 9:30 p.m.-3:30 a : m.; Feb. 25, 10:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m.; Feb. 26--midnight-6 a.m.; Feb. 28--1-7 a.m. Today, more than ever KENT FILTERS BEST of all leading filter cigarettes, at any price! FLYING A ANNOUNCES... OCTANE IS HERE! ^ ' , . ~ /· · · , . · ' . " . ' - · / PROVED THE MOST POWERFUL gasoline you can buy. New Flying A Super Extra is the only 100-octane gasoline in the West .It's the motor fuel late model'cars were designed to burn. Wha^ ever the age of your car, it will take off faster, run smoother, and have more.reserve passing power withnewFlymg I Remember, it takes high-octane gasoline to give a modern, high-compression .engine full performance. And only Flying A is 100-octane gasoline. ' . ; : . ·"" PROVED NEVER TO KNOCK ...even in the latest automobiles, because new Flying A Super Extra is over 100-octane. Octane rating measures a fuel's resistance to knock. No .gasoline of less_than .100-octane can completely protect today's high-compression.engines against damaging knock or ping. New if lying. A Super Extra, with over 100-octane, can and does give you positive protection at all tunes, under all driving conditions. . , t PROVED THE CLEANEST-BURNING gasoline you can buy. Most in'odern^ gasolines do not burn clean. They foul up carburetors,.valves, sparkplugs and^^ rings...(»use^tlyrepaks.:;and rob you of new-car power too soon/Hopmg to solve this pTbblemrsome refiners resort to gimmick' additives. But'new Flying A Super Extra is super-renned-impurities are taken out in the refining process so they never, reach your car. Without qualification-new Flying A 100-octane is the cleanest-burning gasoline you can buy. ONLY FLYI NO A HAS IT! TIDEWATER OIL COMPANY. WHAT 100-OCTANE MEANS TO YOU: L What is octane? "' '··':·;'··'· ''·· :' : · - "' Octane rating is the accepted measurement of a;gasK line's knock-free power. The higher..the octane, .the- greater thepower, performance and resistance to knock. Q. What is fcnoc£fep;Jf : ;:'.· ·"'·'·' ' ; ·"'· Knock is the harsh, jarring noise youi'eat fromihe: vibmtionofmetalmyourengme-rausedlpylpw^octana- g asoline that burns explosively, not smoothly. -Thesa violent explosions are a dangirtiatal to you. If your en-;; gine continues to knock* you can literally blow a hole m a^piston. Which cars needlOO-octane gasoline? v ; The later-model, togherompression engines operate at peak performance with 100-octane gasoline. Lesser fuels ·imply aren't good eriough'to give full power and prevent all knock or ping. If you have a 1964 or older car, you ·' will also be amazed to see what lOO-octane.wjll do for it! Q. Who sets the standards' for measuring octane? The American Society of Testing Materials;. These standards are recognized and used by the entire petroleum and automotive industries. Q. What about mikage? As mentioned,tbe higher the octane, the greater tho, power.;.butat an accelerated rate. Laboratory and road fMtt uiing variout typ« of engines have firmly estabhshedrthat^^100-bctane gives 11% to 43% greater power performance than ordinary gasolines. When gasoline burns smoothly there is a continuous Dush against the piston.But when unburntfuel explodes with aHnock," the piston stroke is robbed of mpetus -causing a major waste of gasohne. Because it burni ,t_i__ .j .-~_i«j.«i,rmn_i%r+«Ti»fl(anirpj!.bviarth* -cau .. amoothly and completely, 100-octane assuresjjy fa * greatest mileage under allperformanoe ciondjt«n«,

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