Independent from Long Beach, California on May 22, 1957 · Page 2
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 2

Long Beach, California
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Wednesday, May 22, 1957
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t / ! \ ,, P«g«eA-2-INDEPENDENT % *~* **·*·«*"'- **- «·' "· . - By BOB WELLS '-.Well, yes, It was true, the Marine Corps spokesman admitted Tuesday, the Corps has set up a coed barracks at their-headtiuarters near the nation's capital.. Shortage of living space, y'know. 4 -'."THERE'S NO need for raised eyebrows." the spokesman said,.There's nothing revolutionary about It These are adul people who know what they're doing. It might be different If they were kids." - · · -. TWELVE OLD master sergeants ("top senior men all o ·em") moved into the ground floor of two-»tory Henderson Hall In nearby Arlington, Va., last Sunday. The spokesmen, dldn' exactly know if the 12 Leathernecks had been with Decateu nt. Tripoli, but he was almost sure they had been at the Heights of Chapultepec. Reliable types, y'know,.-,-,. . ,. ; ··.THE SECOND FLOOR of Henderson Hall houses 29 sor- glints ("top staff grade all of 'em") of the type of the Corps refers to as BAMs, or "broad-axled Marines." AND "WHILST none of the lady Marines had helped Betsy Boss sew Old Glory, the spokesman Indicated that hem again ' were-responsible types. . . . . , ' · / E A C H FLOOR has a separate entrance so that the BAMs and the sarges can come and go without disturbing each other Both groups eat In a regular battalion mess In another build Ing: Marines never mesl In barracks. · · ·· THE LOBBY and the lounge Is shared, by both sexes. The lounge may be used for receiving visitors, watching television or for stimulating discussions of encircling tactics and how many flashbulbs a combat fire team ought to carry... . , ' ' i The Dairymen's Assn. of Veracrui, Mexico Isn't charging anyone with anything, but 1 ° has noted a curious fact: · · · VERACRUZ stores are selling 32,000 quarts of milk a day--10,000 more than are produced by all the cows In the area tnllkshed. ' "WE DONT want to accuse anyone of-waterlng the milk." · spokesman said, "but we think the situation merits lnves tlRation." . . . · . . . . , . * · * * - 71x.x.n -J»» fltj Unfift fit This Baja Oklahoman Deep in me Heart ot wa]ked lnjto ,, c*m*c agency In New York City, ordered a dozen Fleetwoods and told the salesman to send the bill to his Texas home. "YOU MUST b« one of those x rlch Texas oilmen?" the talesman said. . . . . -NO SUH." the Texan said. · · 4 , "YOU MUST be one of those cattle barons?" . "NO 81IH, no cattle." "YOU DONT own any property?" asked the salesman, making a small motion with his head' to tell the boy not to wrap those Cadillacs Just yet. "WELL, AH own about 40 acres," the Texan allowed. ' "ONLY 40 acres? Where's that?" "DOWNTOWN Dallas," the Texan said and exited whistling the alto harmony to "Ah Found a Real Oasis Way Down on the Rio Nueces." J?/m«nm Jonn W A E" ew ' · 32-year-old "Boston banker jiuf(disf/fr went jj,j 0 ,,0^ today to'tell his sad plight and request a divorce. · JOHN, an J18.000 vice president of the First NatloSaTBalrt' ot Boston, said his wife once hid every pair of pants he owned mid wouldn't give him one until he gave her $300.. . . · Fast Life By PETBONIDS JB. AS THE HOSPITAL FUND drive draws to a close, a lot'o "free riders" havo shown thel colors." i ! ' · « · · .· , · · · · · · · · · Hundreds of Individuals and corporations with high above avcnca Incomes have given lltle or nothing. · * · · ; '.: THE 1 PEOPLE WHO · have worked on the campaign have given most of the Indlvldua money raised. · · · · · , · ' Never have so many people loft the burden to ao few In providing vital hospital faelli- tie* to tlita community. ^ . . · » · o ,% * THERE ARE SOME who are still arranging tax and other iroblcms to make their pledges o o % o But It Is apparent hundreds of Individuate with $28,000 or m o r e annual Income are pledging nothing . or token amounts, · · · · ' " · ' : IT IS IN DRIVES such ai his that you separate the men 'rom* the boy*. , , . , , o ·- · ·' ' ····"·'- However, when we think of It, the iame people take · free rid* In every civic project -Weather High and low tamporaturaa » r*. irlxl toy tha Unltod Statta Woatltor Bureau l H. L. , H. L. Long Baaeh n 61 Okli. City S4 M 01 Angln 71 (9 Omaha 73 M 41 Vagaa M 82 Photnlx 71 67 lutcn 61 41 Plttlburgh . (1 47 hlugo ,» Ti 63 Portland , 6 9 4 * livaland , S2 46 St. Lauli , ; 73 I) Donvor ' 614I|St Paul ', 77 M H Melon 7161'Saft Lako 5440 lotrolt 6744IS«nFraiKllCa (24S ·lrt«nki,A SSOISoattlo H 60 Miami S9 TSIThirmal S 61 owOrlonna ssniwaihlngtan SSSO aw York sz 451 TIDES ' High tloat today will Da 1.1 toot : 4i» a.m. and 4.4 faat at SiOl m. and low tlda will bo 1 foot at tiOS a.m. High tldaa Thuraday will bo 1.1 ot at BlM a.m. and 4.7 foot at SiM ,m. and low tldoi will ba 1.S foot ! 12)11 a.m. and 1.1 faot at 11 ISO m. SunrlMI 6|41| aunaall TlU. INDEPENDENT POf ·*, ' M o n t h Va»r CarrlOf Mllvary «t-00 IM.OO 'pvMlahod dally onoopt Sunday ai nth St. am) Pino Amh, Lwig B*Mh t Calif. Kntond sa naailH «laot mattar Mar. (7, 1S4S, at Umo BaMl! , Calif. Adjudlc*t*4 fty fuporfor lourt, LM Angoloa County, Oct. S, ·41, DttrM No. C-tOHQ. out ftndi Out Stripped for sun and summer . . . soft as butter kidskin draped pleated, or puffed on light as a feather cushion pancake soles.' Black,. vanilla, pastels y white. : .- LONG BEACHi 121 Plna Avo. (Op*. Moa. «nd M. Night. I . . . LAKEWOOO CENTER) till HmlbrMk At*. lOp.n Thun, M. ««d Man. LOS AlTOSi 2112 lallflowar II»J. (Op.n Thun., M. «d Man. NlgMil . . . «d M» · s*w C. H. IAKIR-ANAHIIM 410 N. 1x114 An. , s - · , · t (Opori TJiuri, Ffl. «nj Mon. Nljdtil Bus Line Makes 4Route Changes Changes In the routes of four Long Beach Motor Bus Co. lines, designed to Improve service In the Los Altos'Lakewood area, have been placed In effect as author lied by the State Public Utilities Commission, Superintendent R. K. Pitcher of the bus firm announced. ^ . The changes are; . ' LINE 1--Buses continue along . Alherton St, to Studebaker Rd., thence north along Studebaker to the terminus. 'Service Is discontinued alone Palo Verde Ave, between Atherton and Stearns St. and along Stearns between Palo Verde and Studebaker. LINE *--Servte? Is discontinued along Studebaker between Atherton and Stearns because this section Is covered by othe revisions. · · ·-. LINE 1»--Buses c o n t l n u i north on paramount Blvd. ti Del Amo Blvd., east to Oblipo Ave,, north to Candlewood St and east to the terminus a Lakewood Center, Service I discontinued along Village Rd and along Oblspo Ave. betwecl Village and Del Amo, Also dls continued Is the temporary dc tour along Downey Rd., Hard wick St, and Lakewood Blvd. LINE 15--Buiei continue eas along Spring St. to Los Coyotes Dlag,, northwest to Woodruf Ave,, north on Woodruff to Lakewood Center. Service Is discontinued along San Ansellne Ave. and Mezzanine Wy. T?»'·'"··' ' -''1 --T¥7'» t '7"'^TT : ' : " Lxpects Wide l/se 1 · - f - , . - : · . - · · . · - ·' · . . - . · · of A-Shipsby'65 · - ' j · - . JL - ·/ . . . . . "By 1965, no major ship will be bull* that Is not propelled by ;· nuclear power," Rear Adm, R. K. James, commander of the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, declared Tuesday. ; . And the ' "tremendous · ad vancements" In developing atom, powered submarines and surface ships haa created a vast need (or new skills In shipbuilding ·nd maintenance, he said. Adm. James spoke before delegates to the 17th annual convention of the Pacific Coast Metal Trades District Council In the Lafa yett« Hotel. ' , Extensive training programs for mechanics and supervisory personnel as well as engineers · already have been started, he stated. Shipyard* .are sending · men to the Oak Ridge. Tenn., reactor school, to universities, Australian Asks J 1 ; Cicarette 'War' i ; , ·'·· o SYDNEY JPt--Dr. C E, Cook, , Australia's health officer. 1 Is f.I convinced cigarettes contribute to lung cancer. He has recom- "''. mended that the government: ' ; Campaign to warn nonsmok- ;""., ers against the habit; urge mod. · ) eraUon among Inveterate smok- ^ *rs; reduce cigarette consump- ' tloa by forbidding smoking In government offices, dance halls, 'i t dining rooms and cafes.,,, , · and to other shipyards where nuclear projects are under way O 0 · · FEATURING speakers at the opening Monday of the five-day convention were: Capt. E. H Schantz, deputy chlfcf of Industrial Relations, OIR, Washington, D, C: William H. Way president of the district council and Webster F. Ay, president. Long Beach Naval Shlpyarc Metal Trades Council James A. Brownlow, president, Metal Trades Department, AFL- CIO, spoke at the afternoon session Tuesday. ...... ... Industry Has Secret Pacts f Against War ·{ 'SAN DIEGO Ot -- M a n y United States Industries now have signed and tightly-sealed contracts locked In their safes which would be put Into effect Immediately In event of war, according to an Air Force official. Air Forca Col. James E, Llker revealed the secret contracts at a national resources conference at the Naval Train- Ing Center. He said the pacts had been negotiated with key Industries by the Business and Defense Services Administration and frequently were revised as defense requirements changed.' NEW Hundreds of exciting contemporary combinationi in fables, chain, benches, »ec- tionali and' lofai are at your fingertips. . In seconds your grouping gains on entirely new loot, simply by exchanging boct, seat, arm, or top units. Without using a licgU toolll Add cushions and you have a bench. Add bads and you have a comfortable sofa. The table tops are available in walnut or whit* plastic. 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