Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on January 4, 1959 · Page 31
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 31

Long Beach, California
Issue Date:
Sunday, January 4, 1959
Page 31
Start Free Trial

JSSjteSFtm, INDEPENI Alaskans Take Their New Statehood Status in Stride INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELEGRAM-R.7' JUNEAU, Alaska UB--Alas- Alaska on its last day as Ita on its first day as a itate territory. wasn't much different from The sensation was that Why Air-Condrtion Your Car with A. R. A? to b» free of smog all year ... to be comfortably cool (even on fhe desert) in summer ... to enjoy fresh, warm air in winter. Fni Estimates Liberal Terms BIXBY KNOLLS GARAGE 3602 ATLANTIC GA 4-3314; GA 4-3364 obse/ving another birthday--istate. In the new state govcrn- you know you're a year older, ment. Wade is the lieutenant but you don't feel like it. ·Some 210,000 Alaskans shared the experience Saturday. With a pen stroke in Washington, President Eisenhower romantic 91-year history as a made them residents of the nation's largest and newest state possession of the United States. There was no lack of appre- 1912. They knew they should feel that change--but the difference was not immediately a tangible thing. * * * * "IT'S MOSTLY psychological," said Hugh J. Wade, sworn in as the first secretary of of Gov. William A. Egan. It was not that Alaska's actual admission came as an anticlimax to the great northland's a s e . --the first since New Mexico ciation by Alaskans for the inland Arizona joined the union in portancc of the President's the Whiti proclamation at House, or the swearing in of the first elected state officials *" oll y' in Juneau. It was just that there were no joyous, impromptu celebrations such as those that broke out in Alaska last June 30. That was the day the Senate passed the statehood bill and sent to the President for his signature. it young population eager to meet the challenges ahead. "IT MEANS WE'VE come of says Gov. Egan. "We're ready now to take up our sponsibilities." A lot of water has flowei down the Yukon River since 1867, when the United paid Russia $7,200,000 for Alaska. It was called "Sewai " then by critics of Secretary of State William Seward, who engineered the purchase. Now Alaska boasts modern cities, growing pulp and oil exploration industries, an excellent school system, and a THE 1'KOBLEMS the state faces are many. Parts of its 586,400 square st; re- miles--an area twice the size of Texas--are as untouched now :d as they were 91 years ago. New highways are badly States needed. Year-round industry to offset present seasonal peaks ird's and declines in the frosty climate are a must. The new state government must be organized by the first Legislature, which convenes Jan. 26, to do away with a complex hoard of boards and commissions that operated un- der the federally sponsored ter ·itorial government. One of the biggest chores wil be the esltablishment of a late judicial system, to replace four federal district courts. Under terms of the statehood law, there will be only one federal court in Alaska after the state's judicial system is in operation. The first bill in Congress calling for Alaska's admission as a state was introduced in 1916 by the late Judge James Wickersham, then a nonvoting delegate to Congress from the :erritory. in flLPHfl BETfl'S famous annual nventory clearance! Sale Starts Mon., Jan. 5th! f \ In all Southern California, only Alpha Beta has this once-a-year food event! Every January we clear out our central warehouse, right down to the bare shelves . . . and you save money ... this weekend aU roads lead to Alpha Beta! Stocks are limited . . . shop early for best selection! save 20c * pinto beans 12 S 1 save 20c gaylord · save lie bartlett pears reknpwn natural 46-oz. cans grapefruit jce. Sfor'l Colorado red mcclure oo * pork beans 12 S 1 Stockton round or santa ana ·. solid pock tomatoes S a V e9c,.2cons 2 25 c pacific · save '25c · sta-crisp crackers marlo · hot · with beans · save 17c *chili con carne top flavor · 18 oz. strawberry, 20 oz. boysenDerry- preserves... %%.... 3 ,,, $ 1 00 * potatoes. 10, a 3 9 C Washington state delicious *apples ...4,,£ sweet · juicy · navel * oranges 4, bC 39 c Ib. California gift · save 17c vet's' · save 39c * dog food. petuna · save 38c salad olives 3s $ l°° catfood - north american · mushroom · save 5c * ^% , /*% r* we r " erve *· steak sauce 3 ts 25 C '--»«-· 19 " /J 1 £ cans 00 · save 14c * family flour 39 ( RIPNHBETH · stone ground · standard loaf 100% whole wheat sales tax will be collected on oil taxable items bread 2 flour from molino mills, 25' BIPHflBETH ·7t**V-J5fekbeef f*chuek roast fllPfiflBETfl · 7t*'t-%#e seven bone roast b 49 c I 6 cons *|®*' HIPHHBETH · dependable quality fresh ground beef 39 C easy to carve · no waste · chuck boneless roast , b .75 c satisfaction guaranteed try 'em baked, broiled or barbecued or your i , - «% ^% ,, «» *short ribs........ ». 29 C alpha beta stores located throughout southern California, in your area at 1275 E. CENTER, ANAHEIM--Open 9 a.m. ta 10 p.m. Daily; 12031 HARBOR BLVD., GARDEN GROVE--Open 9 a.m. ta 10 p.m. Dally; 1433 CLARK, BELLFLOWER--Sundays 10 a. m. ta 7 p. m., Open 9 a. m. ta 10 p. m. Dally; (435 E. SPRING ST., LAKEWOOD --Open f a, m. to 10 p. m. Daily, Fridays 9 a. m, to 11 p. m.; 214? LAKEWOOD, LONG BEACH--Open 9 a. m. ta 9 p. m., Sundays 10 a, m. to 7 p. m.; 211 E. 17th ST., COSTA MESA--Open B a.m. to 10 p.m. Daily, Fridays 7 a. m, to 11 p.m.; 1620 EUCLID AVENUE, ANAHEIM--Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dolly. CLEARANCE S T A R T S MONDAY Open Monday 10:30 A.M. Till 1:00 P.M. SUITS 1200 Suits to choose from-I group suHi, sizes 36 Reg, through 46 L Regular $79.50 to 5165.00 Now to 39" 89" SPORT SHIRTS On» group--Reg. to $17.95. NOW 99 c 1.99, 2.99, 3.99, 4.99 I 5.99 DRESS SHIRTS One group--Reg. J4.95-J5.75 .99 Now 1 ^^^^^^^^^1 DRESS SLACKS Flannsli, Worsteds, Shark- skins, Gobi, Revern Twist, Imported fabrics, Ont group' Reg. $22.50 to $37.50. ,.22" OPEN MONDAY JANUARY 5. 1959 10:30 A.M.-9 P.M. DRESS HOSE Cashmere and All-Wools. On. group--Reg. $2.95-$3.95 |49.|99 COATS One Group--Reg. J49.50 to 185.00. to Sweaters Lambswool - Cashmtre a n d Blends. Ono group Reg. $12.95 to $35.00. Now 399 , 12" Lanq BeacH BROADWAY at PACIFIC FREE PARK SHOP Alteration Chargt During Sale Dial HEmloek 2-8421

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free