Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 9, 1961 · Page 75
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 75

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 9, 1961
Page 75
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They're Three Little 'Beakniks' By Mane C. Swenson COFFEE. sex (may we whisper Hie word), foam rubber pads, and neuroticism have now invaded t h e ' bird world. The "beat" generation and s o m e of its characteristics have rubbed off on three c o c k a t e e l s . "Delinquent," "Tinker Bird," and "Joseph," to such an extent t h a t their o u t - o f - this -world existence has earned them the t i t l e of "Beakniks." Their owners are Dr. and Mrs. Henry Jorgensen, 16515 W. 23rd St., Sunset Beach, and Mrs. Joi'Kensen shakes her head ruefully as she recounts the iTtetamorphis of her t h r e e pets from their natural habits and cage training to the adoption of human tendencies and traits. D e l i n q u e n t drinks coffee; he and Tinker Bird wnlix to music, and Joseph shuns society. All three loll on foam rubber pads -- and all three are great lovers. "Hach has such a distinctive personality, so individualistic," says Mrs. Jorgensen. D U B n E D BY her many friends as "St. Fiances of Assistance." because of her great love for animals. Mrs. Jorgensen befriends s t r a y cats, houses m i s t r e a t e d hounds, and nurses sick birds back to health whenever they cross her path. "They are so helpless," she says. "A child has a chance in this world of human be- ings, but an animal is left by the wayside to lick his wounds or die of neglect." The three "beaknik" birds became her primary concern about 12 years ago, when the owner was unable to care for them any longer. From the beginning, Delinquent showed himself to be the leader. In a d d i t i o n , h i s c u r i o s i t y matches his outgoing, friendly nature. When Delinquent was barely out of the nestling stage, he decided, one day, to fly down and get acquainted with Sam, the Siamese cat, stretched out under the coffee table. A quick pass of the cat*s paw and Delinquent was felled, dazed and unable to move because of a broken back. His mistress rescued -- Pliotos by Joe Rhlnger "Bealsnik" coclateel, that's whaf they're; saying about Delinquent, who is a coffee addict, and his three buddies. H? him just as the cat moved in for the kill. "IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE for 'Delinq' to roost in his cage," she stated, "and mother and 1 had to devise some way for him to be comfortable during his recuperation. As a result, a foam rubber pad was made, complete with (Continued on Page 23.) So many nice people! Such a wonderful welcome! Thank you, Long Beach--we decided to keep 'Open House' all month long! GRAND OPENING BEL-AIR PATIO CITY 3533 EAST PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY L O U V R E WALLS Movable weatheraise panels give: your p.itio more livability! SEE THESE NEW BEL-AIR PATIO CITY RAY-0-LITE SPECIALS! fRAY-0-llTE ONLY KAY-O-iflf GIVfi ^'^=LL (T/2 Blocks West of Lakewood Traffic Circle) Free Refreshments for the whole family! Free Patio Booklets with 67 patio designs! Free Design Service helps plan your patio! Free Estimates cheerfully furnished! AND D R A W I N G FOR FREE B E L - A I R PATJO! The Grand Opening of Bel-Air Patio City is the biggest patio news ever, for Long Be.ith and the neighboring communities. Uec.iiKc now you can personally see, inspect, and select your Bel Air Patio with the extra convenience of a modern display of complete patios, materials, construction details, to answer your every question. Your choice of Alsynite fibsrglas, exclusively formulated for Bel Air with Del-Lite 25 for guaranteed heat-block; in 6 patterns, 10 colors. Or, if you prefer, matching panels in low-cost a l u m i n u m . Clear-grained redwood underslructurc. Ornamental metal posts. Complete screening optional, at your preference. Any si*e, any shape, any style. Factory-direct prices, no middleman costs or broker commissions. No down payment; terms as low as $7.50 per month; I ; HA financing. There will never be a better time to make your patio dreams come true. Visit Bel-Air Patio City, this weekend, today if you can, and sec for yourself. BEL-AIR PATIO CITY, 3533 E. PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY, LONG BEACH AWNINGS Give you soft, diffused light, without heat. Protect draperies, carpets, furniture. R a y m o n d Locwy designs, in Ray-O Lite translucent fiberglas panels. P.S. If you can't come and sec us. we'll be ?M to come and see y o u ! Jusi to t j l k p.itio talk, or 'to help witli pl.jns ami cslim.ilcs. PHONE GE 8-5788 For Free Estimate Free Patio Booklet No cost, no. obligation, ever. Or, if you prefer. Mail'TJiis''Coupon ^Today · Bel-Air Patio City 3133 Fi. Pacific Coist Hwy., Long Beach -\. Gentlemen: Pfease send free patio booklet showing 67 Bel A i r patio photographs. Name Adtlrcss CiFy ~ ~~ Phone

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