Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 9
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 9

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 16, 1961
Page 9
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LB. Woman Wins in Powder Puff A 36-year-ofd Long Beach woman Saturday won the cross-country Powder Puff Derby for the sixth time. Mrs. Frances Bcra, of 4284 Pepperwood Ave., was coin- ictinK in her 12th derby. She lad won it five times as a pilot -- in 1953, 1955, 1956, and 1958. In 1951 she co- )iloted the winning plane -Icr sponsor is Belmont Aviation Corporation, Long Beach DOGGIE AT SHORE New feature of the Belmont Shore International Festival this year will be the children's Pet and Costume Parade Saturday at 1 p.m. The Davis " girls, Megan, 6, and Leslie, 3, inform Debbie, their beagle, it will be a happy event. FOUR-DAY FETE SLATED Belmont Shore Set for Global Festival Japanese dancers, Swedish folk dancers, the United Nations Girls, the South Frisco Jazz band and the Burlap sisters are among the entertainment groups who will appear at the four-day second annual Belmont Shore In- -ternational Festival starting July 19. Featured in sidewalk booths will be Japanese poodles, Swiss cheese, Irish coffee, and Swedish pastries. The entertainment will be presented at 6:30 each evening throughout the East Second Street area. Opening ceremonies Wednesday evening will feature appearance of 20 International Beauty Congress contestants. First-run English comedy, "Carry On, Constable," will be the feature of the International Premiere Thurs- 'day at the Belmont Theater to be attended by Mayor Ed- 'win Wade and other civic leaders. A children's Pet and Costume Parade, npen to area : children under 12 years of age, will be^in at 1 p.m. Sat urday. Awards will be presented for the most unusual pet, best costumed child and pet, largest and 'smallest pet and to the smallest child with pet. Chuck Davis, president of the Belmont Shore Business Association, invited all Long Beach residents to enjoy the fun and festivities unofficially opening the two weeks of activities of the International Beauty Congress. Kuchel Attacks Rumors of Shift on Red China WASHINGTON (AP)--Sen Thomas VI. Kuchel, (R-Calif.; said Saturday an effort wi! be made to have Congres reaffirm its opposition to ac mission of Communist Chin to the United Nations. In a filmed program fo California television stations Kuchel said there are "dis turbing and disquieting mors" that the Kennedy ad ministration will change th country's position on Re The expert Long Beach ight instructor, flying a eechcraft Bonanza, flew the ,709 mile race at an average peed of 182 miles per hour, his average included time or starting the engine and axiing the craft. She. fin- shed the race 45 minutes ahead of the deadline. + # + · THE RACE started from San Diego last Saturday. The viner is decided after the fly- ng time required has been computed, considering the aircraft's capability! Seventy eight of the original 97 planes :inished. Two other California pilots were in top places at ihe end of the race. Irene Leverton, of North Hollywood, finished third. Her Morrissey 2150 aircraft was copiloted by Teckle Kaufman, of Pacific Palisades. Last year's winning team, Irene Saunders of El Cajon and irestone Tire and Rubber Co,, endy Steward Firestone, was married Saturday to Samuel Croft Register, San Mateo Lockbrokcr. The bride, is the grand INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELESRAM--A-9 Long B««(h, Cillf, Sundiy, Jolr H, IHI irestone Heiress Weds Calif. Broker CARMEL (Ul'l) aughter of the -The grand- founder of daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harvey S. Firestone of Akron, Ohio. Her parents ara Mr. and Mrs. Leonard K, Firestone of Beverly Hills. Firestone is the current president of the California branch of the rubber company. FOR PENSIONERS L.ULILIL.I Y o IUJJIMWI* w » « **·- -- , China as soon as Congress Beach, Fla., were in second ZeDougL of We's? pZ MRS. FRANCES BERA WITH TROPHY djourns. Red China," erled, "is bitterly hostile to ie United States and to free eoples everywhere. She as- aulted Korea. She menaces "aiwan. She raped Tibet. Kuchel as- place. TEAMS WITH members from the Long Beach area include Evelyn Kelly, Long Beach, and Marian Burke, of San Antonio, Tex.; Jean Rose, Gardena, and Elba Dedes, F.I Segundo; Dorothy Russell, Costa Mesa, and Laura Conner Meridan, Idaho; Kathleen Braitewaile, El Segundo, and Aileen Pickering, Los An 1'orrance; Rita Gibson and Eleanor Cowles, both of Long Beach; Dorothy Gorley, Tor- ranee, and Louise geles; Ruth Nitzen, Palos Verdes, and Margaret Ross, Lakewood, and Mary Beach. and Doris Causseaux, Edds Long R. BEAUCHAMP HAS BEEN ADVISED BY HE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL VELFARE THAT THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM S NOW IN EFFECT FOR PENSIONERS. AND WE OUOTJ ... as a resulj ol jUdllltniil ederal funds available lor medical cart, all necessary denial lerylct: lor Old Aoe Sccwily «ciol*nls will be provided Ihroygh lh« Medical :are Trust Fund to coytr the entin caseload." NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED HEPHe ° 0N2E40 What this means . . . Es thai YOU can GO lo vcur denlist a.v] havi art rangtmtnts mad* la ilart your work and Ihe county win in linn pay for Your dtnlal itrvlcei. Plate* Retired whl1 * You Wam BETWEEN 4th and SIS STREETS · Giounii Flooi · Hours: 9 A.M. lo 6 P.M. · Flee Patklne Pacille Aulp Park 438 PINE AVE. The summer heat is driving "mad dogs and Englishmen" to distraction . . . but it's reminding prudent shoppers of , , . Body of Asylum Escapee Found in Hill Oil Field The decomposed body of a man found under an oil-field pump shed in Signal Hill was identified Saturday as .that of Merle Lester Lease, 55, an escapee from Metropolitan State Hospital, according to; police. Officers said Lease escaped from the Norwalk hospital in April. His body was found under Red Heroine Dies TOKYO (AP) -- Communist China disclosed Saturday that one of two Tibetan women mountaineers who conquered 21,500-ft. j\H. Kunger Tiubie Tagh ir the Pamirs of Cen trpl Asia last month died in a blizzard during the descent a shed owned by the DBM Oil Co. on. 20th Street east of Galdys Avenue. A N N U A S T O R E W I D E Giorgione Work Goes to National Gallery LONDON (AP) --The National Gallery has purchased a work by Giorgione, an Italian Renaissance master whose output was small and now is extremely expensive. However, the price for "Sunset Landscape with St. George and St. Anthony" was comparatively modest. London newspapers said a peer, who was not named, sold it to the gallery and deliberately kept the price down. The exacl Firsts" of The First International Beauty Pageant "A dream started in 1950 has made Long Beach the-international center of feminine beauty. The first Pageant was held in 1952 and was immediately established as the greatest and most publicized nonpolitical event in the world. The Pageant has continued to grow in every way and reached a new zenith last year under the title of the International Beauty Pageant. The 1961 Pageant -- J u l y 20-30 -will easily surpass all previous events. First National City Bank of Long Beach Less glamorous, but equally impressive, has been the steady growth of the First National City Bank of Long Beach. Organized in 19'!9, this local hank has grown to present total resources of approximately $12,000,000.00. The old-fashioned principle of friendly personal service has been an important reason. Why not drop in and get acquainted with us? We're ready to provide all your banking needs. 'Owned and operated by Long Beach pcopl* to serve create/ Long Beach SUMMER Yes, far-sighted folks who use carpet and Furniture have been waiting for about twelve months for Mr. Carl to spring another mid-summer event. Last year's sale was just about the hottest thing ever to hit Long Beach . . . but wait till you see how prices have melted this year! In spite of all this "warm" talk, we're air conditioned at 1250 E. Pacific Cst. Hwy. OPEN MONDAY FRIDAY EVES. TILL 9 P, M, 1250 E. PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY CARPET FURNITURE MODERN Vcmbir: Federal R ( s » i » « S r t t e MAIN OFFICE 3rd At Locust - f e d e r a l D e p o s i t I n u r n n c e C o r p . A M P L E P A R K I N G A T R E A R E N T R A N C E T E R M S H E 7 - 7 4 5 7

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