Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 81
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 81

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Sunday, July 16, 1961
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She Leads B Lives Her Honor Norma Brandel Gibbs, Seal Baacti mayor, presides at city council meeting. With her are (l-r) Councilman Dean Gemmill, Al Leonard, Glenn Jones, Fred Flanagan. (Continued from Page 16) pitches in around the house- Including father," says Mrs. Gibbs. 'The two oldest children are girls, Cathy 10, and Barbara C, who are members of a Brownie troop so they have learned to be a big help with the housework. They love their new sister Normajean, and are an aid in keeping her and their 2-year-old brother, David, amused." ANOTHER ROLE Mrs. Gibbs plays is that of an assistant professor in psychology and counselor at Long Beach State College. 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"As a child growing up in Illinois I was taught we should do what we could at home and at school, and that if we didn't do our part we had no right to complain," she said. "It just follows then that we should all take part in our community affairs." ONE OF HER first acts after taking office as mayor was the appointment of a city manager who takes care of all the city's administrative problems leaving Mrs. Gihbs the job of setting policies, and acting as the city's official representative and hostess. In California there are just six other women who fill the mayor's job. Even though it seems Her Honor Norma Gibbs already has a full agenda, she says: "For relaxation I like to play the piano or take a dip in the ocean." Thus by being unconcerned with non-essentials she can always make time for what she really wants to do: Days Daze You American tourists find it's a tough proposition to keep track of the day in Brazil. Only two days have names: Saturday and Sunday. 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