Independent from Long Beach, California on April 5, 1963 · Page 15
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 15

Long Beach, California
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Friday, April 5, 1963
Page 15
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OHAVORKER BUD HOCK REVISITS SCENE OF EARLY CAREER . Resume Relations « . .PARIS (UPI}--The Foreign . Ministry Thursday announced ; that France and the United ; 'Arab Republic have agreed to ' v resume diplomatic relations '.-which were broken off 6'/4 /.-years ago at the time of the ; 1956 Suez crisis. Tense Nerves Block Bowels Y03I coloa lit nerve* tilt control regukrfcy.WkaiycB ire tense oreznr- . ous. normal bcvd ntpii«^ f^j ^ blocied -- aal you become cocsti- piled. flew CCLOXUD uWen relieve lilt misery » hi a tan principle-- t Cniqoe COlOCZC CerVS C ; by miny (Sectors. ResuM Cautxuo . fast your coloa but to worl-- jcntly i relieves constipation overnight. Yon - fctl iron! Get clisicilly-provei _ On nv-iTO today. Introdaacrf tta 4V Oilfield VeteranLook Back on Roivdy Times When 63-year-old H. I- ·Bud" Hock walks by Wilbur 3A oa the windswept slopes of Signal Hill, the memories come back. Wilbur 3A is an oO well. Memories of tough oilmen going down the hill to seek some fua oa Pine Avenue ia Long Beach after long hard hours oa the oil field. Memories of honky-tonk music, hard drinking and the dances on the Pike. Memories that Wilbur was the first well he worked--to years ago. * · · * BUD, WHO lives at 827 Freemaa Ave^ also recalls that Long Beach townspeo- POSTMARKED F L O R S H E I M SHOES Tot parading or plant relaxing, ttuxfe Florthcim Shoe*. Only calfskin cut from "tie heart of the Hide' loots so good, ferli to fine aad wean *o long. YenH End we hire th« unrest itjks, Intheri azxi colon . . . aloof with the errr-pcpalar, (r*£- tional dusiex. Mij ve icrre jou? Horsheua Shoes fram 19.95 You cr« invlfei fo epen a JO-day cJiarg* eccounf. or tit oar extended crtoTi pTaa with 6 monias la pay for percltait. We honor BafttAnttrTcara'i. 225 PINE AYE. Fkoat HE 7-9415 Optm MoBdoy end Friday Eves. INDEPENDENT--PJC» A-15 -- -- -', CM*, ffidit. Ail L CTU I pie didn't particularly like the new oil workers "because we scared the tour ists--and that was Long Beach's mala income ia those days." Forty years later. Bud is still on the job on the for the SheH O3 Co. And as for Wilbur 3A--it's still going strong, pumping now 10 barrels a day. The years have refined the rough spots. Bud today gives equal attention to the roses he raises at home. And. there are his vegetables. The La Porte, Colo, native has a deep heritage ia 'raising food. "My folks were farmers and we had grain, apples, sugar beets and some cattle oa the farm. "My brother, K»m w came out to Signal Hill and he wrote back that the oil field was booming. He said, "Come on out here and get a job' and I came." * * · » IN 1923, Bud came to work as aa oil field roustabout at ~$5 or $6 a day." He adds: "Roustabout means doing any job the boss wanted me to do, generally the small ones." The first problem was Wilbur. "We drilled dowa to 3,200 and got a lot of junk, a lot of iron, back. So we moved the rig over 50 feet and started again. "At 5^00 feet, the well came m,** '' Pine Avenue obviously was a visiting spot that night · * · * TODAY, Bud says. They have been great years and Fve enjoyed my work. It's a good place to work oa the HiD and it's pretty nice to stay with one company and at one spot all your life. "Times have changed. It was dangerous working in those days. We were al- wayj in a hurry. N'ow, we have much better equipment, it's much safer." Pine Avenue also does not have to worry. There's not enough of us left oa the HOL" » · * · PRESENTLY, Hock Is Shell's head well puller in the field -- the top operations job there. Whea he reaches 65, he plans to retire to raise his vegetables, travel, fish, aad grow his favored roses. With tmn is his constant companion, his wife, Florence. Oa his anniversary, his friends and the company threw him a special dinner and presented him with a gold watch. On that day too. he visited his friend, Wilbur. No Recent Alaska Red I FliglitSeen WASHINGTON in -- The I Air Force said Thursday after I a check it had found no signs I of Soviet or unknown aircraft I over Alaska ia late March. The Alaska congressional I delegation requested a check] oa reports fron the Nome I area. The reports came after I the confirmed Soviet over- flight of Alaska on March 15. The delegation said it received the information in a :e!egram frora Eugene M. tiickert. secretary of the Air | force. · · · · THE DELEGATION asked | a check on these reports: March 21--A guide said he I saw a plane northwest of| Nome that resembled a four- engine Russian jet bomber. March 25--Members of the I Nome City Council and others said they heard a jet make a low pass over Nome but that they did not see the aircraft March 26--The Nome city I attorney said he heard what I sounded to him tike several I jets flying overhead during ] the night. insured savngs Save more and eorn' more with the First Federal where your savings are insured to Sl.O.COO.OO. A Certificate ef Insurance protecting your savings against ioss by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, on instrumentality of the United States Government, is printed in. the inside-Trover of "our passbook*. It ex- plains'how each savings account is insured. FEDERAL \ A OR* SAVINGS F R E E P A R K I N G EARNINGS TIMES LBSC Master Plan Gels U.S. Notice The master plan for th Long B«ach State College' campus is featured in the April issue of Arts and Archi- tector*, a journal which circulates in 41 countries. The plan, approved recently by the state colleges board of trustees, was developed by consulting architects KiEir;«- worth-Brady-Smith and Associates. It provides for an ea- rollraent of 20,000. Leaves Indonesia JAKARTA. Indonesia (UPT) Soviet Defense Minister Marshal Rodion Milinovsky left for Moscow Thursday after a l(Way goodwill visit to Indonesia. IrJ l^ f* £»uait»%¥«s«Ma4 fHAJpSJ i t*«s«»a« IS: 90% of the cars on the road today are more . than two years ofd. Fifty years in the tire bust* ness convinces us that the owners of these cars are unwilling to pay high prices for medium-quality tires' For real value at reason* able prices, we h e a r t i l y recommend the "MOHAWK'.' line of quality tires, and stand behind this excellent line of tires with our proven reputation of quality, reliability, and sound dollar value. ·"MOHA an con »r-: JKE-NO ^fSESM 4£j£$* .f«* · L-M. ?»*«· Use your $ood credit at TIRE CO.

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