Independent from Long Beach, California on January 23, 1975 · Page 87
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 87

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, January 23, 1975
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i · _L *it»-Ttleiriin,W«*wid»v.J»ii.H. long BWCh Indwndwt, Tlwr«l«V, J«n. M. HIS Restoration for everything not moving! Bicentennial activity in By DENNIS MONTGOMERY " From t h e surface of W a r s to t h e shores of Tahiti, the United States Is celebrating its 200lh anniversary w i t h w h a t promises to be the biggest, not to say most Unusual, birthday party ever. An American R e v o l u - t i o n Bicentennial Administration catalogue l i s t s nearly 3,000 observances, productions and projects that have AREA sanction a n d t h e o r g a n i z a t i o n promises more. Among them is event 001975, the soft landing of ,an u n m a n n e d V i k i n g spac^ craft on Mars on " July 4, 1976. Event 00035-i is a more modest but still ambitious j o u r n e y . A crew of 24 expects to complete a two-month paddle from Hawaii to Tahiti in a wooden P o l y e n e s i a n canoe the same day Viking touches down. '.; To be sure, there is a ·surplus of m o r e convent i o n a l activity. Restora- lions f o r e x a m p l e . I t seems t h a t nearly a n y thing that stands still, and several t h a t don't, are preservation candidates. A M O N G t h e t h i n g s Americans are r e c l a i m i n g : R a i l w a y depots, trains, log c a b i n s , taverns, inns, villages, forts, covered bridges, ceme- t e r i e s , m i s s i o n s , m a n - sions, a d o b e s , j a i l s , churches, barns, meeting houses, townhouses, opera houses, school houses, m i l k h o u s e s , r o u n d h o u s e s , s t a g e c o a c h houses, fire houses, an Indian winter pit house and G e o r g e W a s h i n g t o n ' s summer house. Also: A company store, a water wheel, a mint, a market, a canal, a hardware store, a blacksmith shop, Washington's grist mill, a pipe organ, paintings, a corn crib, sailing ships and an island. Hundreds of books and pamphlets will be published, mounds of film shot, miles of markers erected, scores of symposia sym- posed, f o r e s t s planted (1,776 trees in Brea, Cal., alone; dramas written, recollections r e c o r d e d , exhibits exhibited, and battles restaged. And, by a rough count, there are enough fife and d r u m corps being outfitted to fill Carnegie Hall. IT BEING a patriotic occasion there is heavy e m p h a s i s on f l a g s . A South Dakota group wants to assist each farm family in the state to fly the flag every day. In Alaska, a Seward group is erecting a "free standing concrete monument" of the state's ensign. On display in Flint, Mich., will be 200 e x a m p l e s of N a t i v e American art, each bearing a flag or patriotic motif. P e r h a p s t h e most encompassing flag project is in New York City. It's described as: "The Flag as Art. Open competition, exhibit in any medium, earthworks, p l a n t i n g a flag of flowers, wrapping public buildings in b u n t - ing." \ There are other bicentennial art events. The New York Ballet plans a work called "The Birds of North America," based on the life of Audubon. A Manhattan theater c l u b has t h r e e plays about "America's obsession with money." And there's a r o c k musical named Spirit of '76 that's billed as a "fantasmagorical judgement of the 200th anniversary ... a short history of flood and craze of 1976." Dr. Masterjohn new staff chief - W e s l e y M a s t e r j o h n , ·M.D., has been elected .'elected to succeed Dr. :Bcrnard Sherer as 1975 .chief of staff of the Wood- r u f f Gables Hospital in Beiiflower, Felix Hoflin, administrator, announced. Dr. Sherer will rnn'irmt" medical staff's board of directors. Vice Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff- Not to be outdone, Boston's New England Conservatory of M u s i c is s c o r i n g E d g a r A l l l a n Poe's poem "The Conqueror Worm" for the symphony. B a r r c , V t . , counters with a National Old Time Fiddlers' Contest; Anaheim, with the 25th Annual Square Dance Convention. N e v a d a is erecting a memorial to its most famous Indian bas- kct w e a v e r , Dat-So-La- Lec. In Nebraska, 12 sculptors are chiseling works (or display at Interstate SO rest stops "to enhance the natural character of e a c h location." And in Summer, Mo., The Wild Goose C a p i t a l of the World, a giant statue will honor the goose. C I V I C i m p r o v e m e n t s h a l l flourish. In Columbia, Mo., they're painting the f i r e hydrants r e d , white and blue. Denver has a bicentennial bond issue to build new sewers. Hot Springs, S . D . , the Gateway C i t y of South Dakota, will raise a stone gateway on the edge of town. Dozens of communities plan to refurbish their business districts but none seems as serious about it a s P o r t s m o u t h , N . H . , where a group wants to remove "visual pollution caused by the rampant spread of commercial development." For the e p i c u r e a n s there's the Lquisana C r a w f i s h Festival at Breaux Bridge, the annual Community B u f f a l o Supper and Gel Together in Gary, S.D., and the Republic of Texas Chili Championship, also know as the Chilimpiad, at San Marcos. You can work off the calories in Charleston, S.C., on Bicentennial Jogging Day. Then there's the All Indian Golf Tournament in Cortez, Colo. Too old for that sort of thing? Try the Truth or Consequences National Shuffleboard Contest in New Mexico, "a bicentennial affair to attract senior citizens." If you just want someone to play with, sign up for the Adopt a Grandparent Program in Vermillion, S.D. SAILING ship buffs can look forward to Operation Sail, an assemblage on the A t l a n t i c Coast of square-riggers from 30 nations. If that's too far to go, drop in on William B a n n i n g in land-locked Denver. He's building an 1876 replica windjammer for a reservoir. Landlubbers might want to check Alexandria, Va.,'s arehelogical project: "artifacts from *»·? wells and privies ... are being salvaged. They rt- veal exact details of quajr ity of life in ... 18th 'and 19th century." In those days they were used for trash dumps. · !i But Commstock, Ne), is probably the top poij- tender for any prizes awarded celebrants fo solution of the problem of what to do. They're going to do the same thing they did before. : FOOD TOWN I PRICES EFFECTIVE THURS. JAN. 23rd THRU JAN. 29Hl SUPER BUDGET DAYS!! ; :v CHECK OUR STORE-WIDE BONANZA SPECIALS! NORWALK LAMB SALE LAMB SHOULDER RST »RTESI« DOWNEY SHOPPING Cm WE WELCOME FOOD STAMP CUSTOMERS * WE GIVE BLUE CHIP STAMPS * MONEY ORDERS * RAY YOUR UTILITIES HERE USDA CALIF. "SELECTED' BEEF SALE SHLDR. BLADE CHOPS S T 9 SHLDR. 0-BONECHOPS.M 3 ,? LAMB BREAST 69 OSCAR MAYER SALE 1 LB. REGULAR SLICED BACON ROUNDS EAKor wno win assume chief's office in 1976. SPECIAL VALUE 6 OZ. CAN ORANGE JUICE PRODUCE FROZEN FOOD DEPT, BETTY CROKER · 14 Ot BLUEBERRY MUFFIN MIX SPARE RIBS *- MP ROAS 0 I t.Ml\ VI « ROAST 1 (ROUND cim I Chuck Steak or Chuck Roast Family Stk. or Shldr. Clod Roast. I 49 PIG'S FEET 39t T-Bone or Porterhouse Stk, C O K ' . . - - . SAUSAGE LINKS'....39!. Rib Steak. I 29 Top Sirloin 'A$/?)j4inPAK POHK SHOULDER BUTT ROAST FRESH GROUND B E E F . . . . BLADE PORK STK. ... FOLQCR'S · 10 OZ. INSTANT COFFEE COMMUNITY SERVICE NOTES 4;vs * * PONY LEAGUE REGISTRATION AVE ··§· SPRINGFIELD BREAD TENDER LOVIN'CARE LARGE GALA t BIG ROLL PAPER TOWELS KRARtQT.JAR MIRACLE WHIP OLD DUTCH CLEANSER 14 oz. LIMIT 1-COUPON QOOO rnftj JAN MACVCHEESE 900 ' DINNERS KRAFT · 12 OZ. ALL FLAVO KOOGLE J llQc SPREAD UO REGULAR 5c EACH NESTLE'S fiFine CANDY BARS D 8 l 9 C SPRINGFIELD LIGHT · 12 OZ. SPRINGFIELD c BEER D STAR-KIST LIGHT CHUNK KRAFT · INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED AMERICAN CHEESE FU^NlfUREqgO felrfst CAN WIENERS 99 2', CAN CHB TOMATOES IK'S SUCHIS COOKED* 3 01 LUNCHEON MEATS PARKAY MARGARINE EXTRA FANCY GOLDEN OR RED DELICIOUS GORTON'S* 14OZ.PKG. FISH STICKS GRAPEFRUIT FROZENPIES AVOCADOS FOREMOST COTTAGE CHEESE SO-LO SMALL I LARGE CUBD PINT 57' QUART S-J09 FOREMOST PREMIU %GAL FANCY RED ROME APPLES EXTRA FANCY D'ANJOU PEARS U.S. NO. 1 CREAM u.s.NO.1 Q ^ SWEET CORN OH GOLDEN RIPE BANANAS PRICES EFFECTIVE THURS. JAN. 23rd THRU JAN. 29th LARGE, SWEET O t C 1 TANGERINES OH URGE HEAD LETTUCE GREEN ONIONS PINTO BEANS

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