Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on January 4, 1959 · Page 18
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A-18--INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELEGRAM Im, »««iK, C«IH, fmtty, tmutn 4, Iflt NEWS BRIEFS Veiled Prophets' Ceremony Today Joseph L. Snilfh (below) will be installed as Monarch o Mizpah Grotto, Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of The En chanted Realm, in ceremonies at 3 p.m. today in Machinists Hall. 728 Elm Ave. Mizpah Grotto is local chapter of the International Grotto Assn., consisting of Master Masons. Other officers to be installed include Glenn Letts, chief justice; Lloyd 'Erips, master of ceremonies; - Merrit P. Martin, treasurer; Rexton E. Fluke, secretary, and Harry O. Shreve, venerable prophet. Long Beach Federation of Teachers will sponsor a public meeting at S:30 p.m. Friday in the choral room of Millikan High School. Al Beach, who recently returned from a trip to Russia, will speak on the Soviet-Russian school system. The talk will be illustrated with color slides. JOSEPH SMITH Long Beach Junior Concert Band will represent the city in tlie annual March of Dimes Parade in Los Angeles today. The parade marks the opening of the 1959 March of Dimes drive in the Southland. Bernico Thompson has been elected president of the Ohio Elate Society, it was announced Saturday. Other new officers Include Carl 1'hompson and John Hollman, vice presidents; Madeline Sheffield, secretary; John Crater, treasurer, and Allie Thynne, chaplain. First of a series of Long Beach Recreation Department- sponsored classes in square dancing for 1959 will be held Thursday night in Pan American Park, 5157 Centralia Ave. Registration for beginners will be held at 7 p.m. and intermediate dancers at 8:45 p.m. The class will remain open for three weeks for late registration and will be held each Thursday night for ( 16 weeks. Caller-instructor will be Bob- Van Antwerp. ; Long Beach Chapter 21, Retired Civil Service Employes . : Assn. will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday in the Garden Room 'tit Motion's Peek, 3rd St. and Alatnitos Ave. Lecture Schedule Revealed General Adult Division of Long Beach City College announces a new series of lectures on "The Family in the Mid-20th Century" and three other admission-free p r o g r a m s this .week. Dr. Maurine Sellstrom opens the family series by speaking on "The.Emotional Tone of the Family" at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Hoover Junior High auditorium, 3501 Country Club Dr., Lakewood. Dr. Sellstrom is director of Southwest Counseling Service, Inc. Additional speakers during tlie next three weeks will in- iclude home management ex- ·perl Nusi H a r t McCleilan, "jarchitect Paul Tay and attor- 'ney Mary Swift Becks. Dr. Giles T. -Brown will open a series of four illustrated talks on "Awakening Africa" at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Dewey auditorium, 8th and Locust Ave. First topic will be "The Skyline Kingdom of Ethiopia." Members of two General Adult Division classes in interior decoration will receive pointers from professional decorators this week in two talks open to the general public. Howard E. Rogers will speak on "The Well-Designed Home" at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Room 204 of Jordan Adult Center. Joseph Launi, drapery decorator, will address another class at 1 p.m. Thursday in the North Long Beach Branch Library. Armed Man Gets $100 at Store in Bellflower BELLFLOWER -- A robber armed with a .22-caliber automatic pistol hcW up a liquor ·store here Saturday night and escaped with about $100 in cash. Walter Pearcy. clerk at Hanna's Liquor Store, 16914 Bellflower Blvd., said the bandit, dark complexioned and about 23 years old, drew the weapon and ordered him to turn over the money from the cash register. · After telling Pearcy to turn his back to tlie door, the man escaped. Boy, 7, Causes Apartment Fire Fire resulting from a 7-year- old boy playing with a cigarette lighter caused an estimated $100 worth of damage to an apartment house at 42 Daisy Ave. Saturday, police reported. Glenn N. Perry and another youngster were playing with a lighter in the Perry home, police said, -.vhcn it ignited a box of toys. Garage Burglarized Theft of tools valued at $150 was reported to police Saturday by Mcrritt A. Miner, 51, of 5531 E. 23rd St. He told police the Items were taken from his 2 Measles Cases There were two cases of neasles in Long Beach last 'eek, reported Dr. I. D. Lit- 'ack, city health officer. Five ases of streptococcal infections 'ere reported during the same eriod. Conant Will Give Talk on High Schools A capacity audience Is ex pected to hear Dr. James B Conant, former president of Harvard University, give his "Report on the American High School" Monday at 8 p.m. in Municipal Auditorium. More than 4,000 tickets have been given out for Dr. Conant's appearance under auspices of the California Education Study Council. Pro - program entertainment will be provided by the Schola Cantorum of Long Beach City College under the direction o! Royal Stanton. Platform guests will be Introduced by Dr. Lawrence B. White, of the California School Boards Assn. Mrs. Elizabeth Hudson, member of the Long Beach Board of Education -wil! introduce Dr. Conant, Young Bandit With Knife Robs Dairy WESTMINSTER -- A bandit wearing a white neckerchief mask and armed with a knife partially wrapped in a pair of socks, took S200 in the loldup of a drive-in dairy here Saturday night. Howard Sitzman, manager of .he Garden Grove Dairy, 14351 fevland Ave., and his wife, Daisy, were counting receipts vhen the young robber entered the office and poked a sharp object in Sitzman's-back. After collecting the money, the man ordered the couple to remain still because he had a companion in a car watching them. Then they heard the noise of an automobile leaving. They said the robber was lighly nervous. Safe Looted Theft of 5227.97 in cash and checks from a safe in the office of the Christensen Auto Supply Co.. 841 E. Anaheim St., was reported to police Saturday. ROTARY CLUB--Wednesday noon, Lafayette Hotel. Douglas Beach, S. Graham, . c h a i r m a n ; H. Milton Van Dyke, presiding, member just returned hree weeks in Russia. OPTIMIST CLUB--Thursday Torrance will be guests, n o o n , Lafayette Hotel. Dr. Ireg Hoskins, chairman; Earl Wallace, presiding. Speaker: C y r a Petrovskaya, now an American actress, who served as a lieutenant in the Russian Jr., toastmaster. army in World War II. AFTER DINNER SPEAKE X C H A N G E C L U B -- I N G CLUB--Thursday, 6 pan. Wednesday n o o n , Lafayette Jones Restaurant, Dr. Charles Hotel. Arthur W. F r e n z e l , chairman; John N. Osier, presiding. Speaker: Richard L. Zweig, executive director, Read- NEW DIRECTOR Morton J. Gaba (center), now executive director of the Long Beach Jewish Community Council, is flanked by Sam E. Leddel (left), president of the council, and. Sam Roska, president of the Community Center. Jewish Council Names Appointment of Morton J. !aba, 4G, as executive directo: oE the Long Beach Jewish immunity Council and Center, was announcepl Saturday by Sam E. Leddel, president of the council. Gaha succeeds Joshua Marcus, who. resigned after hold- ng the post for nine years. Gaba said he plans a pro gram for "revitalizing council services for a growing Long Beach Jewish community epitomized by the Community Center building on which construction soon is to begin on an eight-acre site at Grand A.VC. and Willow St. "AN IMPORTANT phase of fi our work is the annual spring Welfare Fund campaign whicl ir raises funds for programs in Long Beach, nationally and overseas," said Gaba. Among local services which derive support from the campaign are-the Community Center, Jewish Family Service and Jewish Educational Committee, which seeks to improve standards in religious schools. The council represents more than 30 religious, philanthropic, patriotic and fraternal organizations in the city. Gaba came here from Norfolk, Va., where he was executive director of the Jewish Community Council for 11 years. Previous to that he was Western States director Le' "or the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds. SERVICE CLUBS Optimists to Host Ex-Russian Officer ·peaker: Albert A. Beach, club from cmTAN CUm-- Thursday, 7 p.ra, L a f a y e t t e H o t e l . Speaker: John Bond, Civitan International president Clubs of San Pedro, Wilmington and SANDPIPERS TOASTSIAS- TERS CLUB--Tuesday, 7 p.m., 101 Randi House Restaurant, Seal Beach. Larry McDowell BELMONT MIST CLUB Stab Wounds Fatal to Man A Bellflower man, who suffered unexplained stab wounds at his home New Year's Day, died of them in County General Hospital Friday. Bard Leon Allred, 52, of 9331 Mandell St., told detectives he was holding a 12-inch knife and ell on it. But .his wife, Eliza- ieth, 53, said she accidentally stabbed him during a scuffle n their kitchen, while they :h both were drinking. a. m., Java Lanes Restaurant. Bill Crawford, chairman; Dave Camp, presiding. Union Pacific Railroad pictures. Classes Scheduled on Flower Design A weekly class in flower arrangements and corsage mak- ng will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday n the Seal Beach City Hall. The class is under auspices of .he Adult Education Center, Orange Coast College. The mblic is invited to enroll and attend. TV Set Stolen Harriet H. Wilson, of 12221 iwis Ave., told police Salur-i day that a 21-inch television set. lad been stolen from her home.' Night Class Rosters Open Preregistration for t p r i n g semester evening classes in the Long Beach City College Liberal Arts Division will be held ing Guidance Center, Inc, Long Monday and Tuesday from 6:30 to 9 p'Jn. in the Lakewood campus cafeteria. Advance enrollment will be open to new students as well as to those registered in fall semester classes. The spring term begins Feb. 2. Churchill, toastmaster. SHORE OPTI- Thursday, 7:30 of Feet, Topic Avoiding d a n g e r o u s falls through proper care of the feet will be discussed before senior citizens Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Sunset Club, 140 W. 6th St. Dr. Charles R. Brantingham, Long Beach podiatrist and president of the American Association of Hospital Chiropodists, will give the free, public lecture. NOW - NEW DENTURES AT OLD PRICE! WHY YOU CAN DEPEND ON THESE PHONE ailOTED PRICES We don't want you ever to expect lower prices than you actually forexatt prices- p*T ? s" 8 .yTM c TM MEnce .TM unT rrniiiTrrl lam tt ' (c Permanently NOT ESTIMATES! molded into each sample denture. .... ' Yoa see the denture, you see the DENTURE price, you choose. REPAIRS AND GET EAST CREDIT THAT COSTS NOTHING ttt u nn In til ii ST CREDIT I NOTHING I -- '"^HJ in Long Beach 446 PINE AVE. FREE PARKING 6th and Locust Office Hours: 9-5. Closed Sal. Noon OPiN T O D A Y . S U N D A Y . ' T I L 9 P.M. -- F R E E P A R K I JANUARY TERRIFIC! 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