Independent from Long Beach, California on April 5, 1962 · Page 8
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More than 300 persons from xing Beach and Signal Hill onoretl County Supervisor rank G. Bonelli Wednesday ght at an appreciation din er. The event, held at the PC- roleum Club, featured a series of speakers who paid ribute to Bonelli's leadership his representation of the rst supervisorial district. He was presented with two crolls pointing up his leader- --SUD Photi tr Rcnr Ce»r PLODDING THROUGH FIELD of collard in Torrancc, Tommy Gray, the 24- year-old plow horse, looks a lot unhappier than he is. He works a three- month year for his master, Rufino Camello, then rests. Beans Take IVice Footwork; at 24, Old Tom Still Has It By CHARLES RIDGWAY Around the Torrance area, Tommy Gray, at 24, Is the undisputed dean of the horsey set. ' A solemn thinker with an unruly shock of gray hair falling over his broad brow, Tommy is obviously an In' icllectual but one who Is loaded with horse sense. ' He works only about three months a year and uses the remainder for deep thought In the loves. great outdoors he Tommy says little except to snort occasionally over the general state of affairs which has practically eliminated his profession.' Like any true artist, he resents the invasion of the machine in his work and kicks about It every chance he gets. · » · · :· HIS ONLY failing, really, is his uncontrolled appetite. He cats more than six tons of food--5250 worth -- e v e r y year. · "But," says his employer, Hufino Camello, of 21126 Grace St., Torrance, "he's worth every pound of it." Camello admits that Tommy lias a pretty hard, narrow row :to hoe during the working season, but even machines can't case the burden. · Tractors may be all right for cabbage and celery weeding, but only a horse can do the cultivating job on tucky Wonder beans, so Tommy gets the call. ; The old gray gelding Is one of the few workhorses still in use In this area. . Camello and Tommy have worked together for 15 years without an argument. . · · · · · "I GUESS Tommy is just about the oldest h o r s e ·round," Camello says. "But he never misses a day's work When we need him. The only thing he's touchy about is his feet. We never try to put "shoes on him anymore." :. Camello farms 21 acres of vegetable growing land west of Avalon Boulevard along .he south side of the San 3iego Freeway which is now under construction. Because Camcllo's land is in one of the low lying areas which floods easily. Tommy comes in handy during the rainy season. He can get intb the fields with a plow long before Camcllo's little tractor can be used. Tommy's big, knobby knees and his shaggy coat become loaded with mud balls during' xvet weather, but he keeps, right'on going. "A peddler tried to buy him from me a few years ago," Camello recalls, "but I turned him down. When we need; Tommy, we need him bad.j Those bean rows are too nai row for a tractor." "He's a real artist when comes to placing his old hool neatly between the rows. "Besides," says the farmc "we've had Tommy so Ion now, he's a part of the fam ily." Supervisor Bonelli Honored by 300 at Petroleum Club Ike's Kin Asks Cuba Embargo LOS ANGELES W--Cuba's idel Castro could be defeated n one to two years with a omplete embargo by the free nations, Dr. Milton Eisen owcr, brother of the former resident, said Wednesday. Eisenhower told the Los ngeles World Affairs Coun il an embargo such as the Jnited States now has cstab ished would "bring Castro to iis knees" if joined by all free nations of the world. Ip by the Chambers of ommerce of Long Beach and gnal Hill. Martin A. Nishklan. Loss each engineer, was general area.' lairman of the dinner and seph A. Ball, Long Beach tomey and former president the California Bar Associa on, was program chairman. Bonelli, a former mayor of untington Park, is unop «ed for his next term pervisor. "A great transition has ken place In the county ol os Angeles in the last few ears," Bonelli stated, "with cities now in the county, I of which are In my su rvisorial district, and we must have a united front to meet the Herculean challenge confronting us with the un ·rrcedented growth of our When sluggish kidneys cause' Speakers Included Burton . Chace, supervisor from the 'ourth district, Long Beach; Mayor Edwin Wade; Ken Hcmphill, president of Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, Einar Solo, Signal Hill vice a* mayor, and Jere Wilford, president of Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce. IM« tut*, cu. T.«. iw INDEPENDENT-- P«g* A-» APPLIANCE H U N T E R S watch Classified for things they need. Low-cost Classi- fied Ads bring you thete buyers. 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