Independent from Long Beach, California on February 26, 1969 · Page 31
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 31

Long Beach, California
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Wednesday, February 26, 1969
Page 31
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B-S-1NDEPENDENT (AM) Neighb Delayed for eight days in hopes of drawing a larger turnout, election of officers for the Central D i s t r i c t Neighborhood Council is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday at Central Neighborhood Center, 1030 Long Beach Blvd. A total of 13 candidates have been nominated for the Council's four elective posts. The nominations will be reopened when the meeting convenes Friday PRESS-TELEGRAM (PM) L01 " «"*· "'"·· "·"·· Frt - *· lw whood Council Votes Friday night, and other candi- week of information about delay in the election, liar- Crenshaw, Harold Pierce, dates may be put on the the changes in OEO policy ris said, was the sparse Rev. N.C. Hashaway and ballot. which, he said, would re- turnout of Mexican-Ameri- Dale Clinton. The delay in the elec- turn "the destiny of the cans and Caucasians. Vice chairman -- Earl tion from last Thursday community (to) the hands "Not just black people, Parker, Lloyd Pittman and opposed strongly by of the poeple." but Mexican-Americans Gloria Riggins. was agreed upon after the delay of the election sented in this (Central) Moreland and Evelyn John Harris, program was highly audible, the area," Harris said. Reed, director at the Center, vote approving the delay Candidates nominated at Treasurer -- Mae Mack, told the audience of about was carried by voice vote last week's meeting in- Betty Humphrey and Do- 60 persons that the com- with none saying "nay." eluded: lores Poitier. munity needed another Another reason for the Chairman -- Terry "This is the first time YMCA Plans The downtown Long Beach YMCA will sponsor a leam-to-swim week for boys and girls 8 through 14 beginning March 31. The program is primarily for boys who are not the control has been given to the community, the first time power has gone to the people," said Pierce. He predicted that the government would no longer have a "hold" on Council programs. -- By George Lalne. Swim Week members of the downtown YMCA, it was announced. Registration applications should be filled out by parents and turned in to the YMCA Youth Department. Mercury Missing Thieves opened three meters at Union Pacific Railroad property near 420 Henry Ford Ave. and took 22 '/£ pounds of mercury valued at $200, Long Beach police said Tuesday. 1 Auto Stereo Stolen James Bell McKnight, of 212 Nieto Ave., told Long Beach police Tuesday that $287 worth of auto stereo equipment was s t o l e n from his car while it was parked in front of his home. BILL DING SAYS: IgL^ACTWW... £? IUT INFLATION! Sp M»n* HE 2-3997 V^^^H^f UMIIONS pCMVMf^W IEMOMUNG, * * * East L.B. Election of Officers Set ! Members of the East Long Beach Neighborhood Council are scheduled to elect 1969 officers when they meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Neighborhood Center, 2338 E. Anaheim St. A committee from the Council is contacting all nominees, who will be presented to Council members at the Thursday meeting. Eight of them -all low-income Council members -- will be elected. Craft Hints Offered at L.B. Library Nothing is sacred when Long Beach Public Library borrowers come home loaded with craft books and pamphlets. The most u n e x p e c t e d household items start disappearing: soap powder, nuts and bolts, felt weather stripping and cube sugar. With a drop of liquid cement, nuts and bolts become hardware jewelry-handsome, too. Sugar cubes and soap powder make interesting geometric designs and textured plaques which will neither attract ants nor get sudsy, provided they're treated according to instructions. Disposable containers, plastic and otherwise, are not junk to the do-it-your- selfer. They are marvelous shapes to be converted into other shapes and uses (the farther from the original: use the better). Everyday household aids furnish texture and color. Scraps of cheesecloth and spray starch make great "touch me" plaques. AND WOULD YOU think that "dirt paintings" could be so interesting? Patricia W i r t e n b e r g ' s "All-Around-the-House Art and Craft Book," found in the Boys' and Girls' Room at the library, includes instructions for making these items and many more. Egg-carton craft, candlemaking, b u r l a p work and papier mache are just a few of the popular crafts c o v e r e d by books and pamphlets in the Art Department on the second floor. Overnight, something new -- or something old enjoying a revival becomes the rage. It may be those, big flamboyant paper flowers, bread dough sculpture or shell craft. Everyone wants instructions for making them at once. In order to fill the demand, librarians find that a number of inexpensive pamphlets on individual crafts do more good than a moderate number of more expensve hardback books which include many craft ideas. If the fad dies down, never to be revived, the pamphlet investment has not been great hut service has been good. illiiimmilNiiiimiimiimmimNmiMimiiiiiiiiiimimmimiii Scholar Wins Library Award Karol Baldwin, an em- ploye of the Long Beach Public Library since 1954, Tuesday was awarded a $500 scholarship by the Inez Dean Scholarship Board. The fund is a project of the. Long Beach Public Library Staff Association. Miss Baldwin currently is working toward a master of science degree at the University of Southern California. When competition cam even write it down iiggest trunk in class FEATURE Torsion-bar Suspension Unibody Construction 7-Step Dip and Spray Biggest Brakes Biggest Trunk More Interior Width Standard Electric Clock Fully Lit Instrument Panel Ammeter and Temperature Gauges Widest Front Door Entrance ADVANTAGE Smoother ride, better control. Tighter, more rattle-free than body bolted to frame. Better protection against rust. More stopping reserve. Bonded linings, not riveted. 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That's the way we build quality into Plymouths, why we can tell it like it is. Fury I outscores the other 59 cars entered in the Union/Pure Oil Performance Trials. A1969 Plymouth Fury I turned in the best class-winning percentage of any car entered in the 12th Annual Union/Pure Oil Performance Trials. Fury scored 98.84 out of a possible 100 in the event, one of the most comprehensive tests of production cars in America. All cars entered were judged on braking, acceleration and economy. That's the way it is when you stack up Fury against competition. You wind up with a car that has a lot more going for it, inside and out. 6REATI Fury III Special Now, reduced prices during The GREAT! Plymouth Sale! Your Plymouth dealer is right in the midst of The GREAT! Plymouth Sale. With Fury III, you not only get a great car but you save money on such popular options as: · All-vinyl interior · Vinyl roof · White sidewall tires · Deluxe wheel covers · Bumper guards-front and rear · Light group GREAT VALUES. GREAT SAVINGS. THAT'S HOW IT IS DURING

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