Independent from Long Beach, California on May 23, 1957 · Page 49
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 49

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. P 2 Z I - P 5 2 5 INDIHNDINT.MIIII.TIIKMAM h ic.111.|, thwi,, M«P u, itir Club Has Unwanted Item in White Elephant Sale Sherlock Holmes Tax Collector COLUMBIA, S.C. l/P--Some taxpayers wondered about the possible significance of the. vllle Utcrary Club faces a year name of the South Carolina In- O f f, m thinking up sly methods tcrnnl revenue district's collec- 1" Eel rid of "the lamp." Mrs. JJoth recently loonme the "p r i) n d o w n c r" of the "thine," which Is going Into Its DOOM V I L I. E. Intl. tt'.l'i -Mrs. Herman Hoth of the I!oon- tlon chief. It's Shcilock Holmes Hiittoli. JPfeiffer *« LONG HACK'S OLDEST FABRIC AND LINEN SHOP LOS ALTOS SILKS UNENS 2135 BELLFLOWER BLVD. LONG BEACH (Acnu Srrt*l From Lot Allot Shopping Conror Sign) Phono HEmlock 4-0220 OUR BIG MAY SALE OF FINE QUALITY Dress Fabrics Featurei Thouiandl of Yardj of BRAND NEW FABRICS Just Received for GRADUATION and IVEDDING DRESSES NEW NOVELTY NYLONS .Splondld group of no»lry fabrics In b*autl- lul patrol! for party and graduation draitot. yd. i 3000 YARDS NEW SPRING COTTONS Very Bolt Quality 5- 775 Select here from fine cotton satin prints and plains, fine dacron-cotlon in plaint and rich cupioni in plains. DRESS FABRIC SPECIALS 72-Inch NTLON NETS, Colon and Whlto SO-lnch NYLON TULLES, Colon and Wnlro... 3*.Inch NYLON DRESS LACES 29J,, .39U 59J, fe -- Plenty of Free Parking In Rear of Store --· or Broodway t Locust Downtown 10th year a* a "white elephant" tradition at the club's gales, i All that In left of It Is the; b;\se -- a statuette of a dls-j robed girl. The remains may] have acquired n new rnme to] rank with "Oscar" and "Kmmy" this year. It was dubbed "My Fair Lady," Ten years ago when the lamp; made Its first appearance.nt the club's annual "white elephant" | sale, It was complete w i t h n |j small shade and broken wiring, j ·She" has lost her former] trappings during h e r ' t o u r o f j members' closets and frantic j efforts to rid themselves of her., * * · · i A I'KW years ago Mrs. Kske Leslie decided to pretty up t h e ' amp. She gave It a coat of vhite paint, plus features for he gill's face and long black mir, Mrs. Roth said the lamp was irlglnally "vintage of the 1020s." ;| Mrs. William Klmlermann was :hc first to buy It. She bid In he lamp In various disguises two other years to set a club record. |] j Once In the lamp's career It ,was thrust In a paper sack with I two chicken feet sticking out i the top. All of the sellers have j been successful In t h e i r at| tempts to conceal the Identity of the lamp. ' Some hnvc wrapped It In big looses and some In small ones. ; · · « · ' IN IiATKK y e a r s members have become sneakier. Mrs. !ltoth became the second high- bidder lo be victimized by an .extremely small package containing an "ode" lo the new owner. 1C v e r y "buyer" h a s autographed the 1 a m p. Hut the name of the original owner Is shrouded In secrecy. It was ru- i mored her name Is known lo a few members, but they aren't i telling, j Mrs. Roth made It plain "rfy Fair Lady" is "concealed" In iier home. Hut she warned neri, fellow members to beware when the club holds Its annual white elephant sale on the second Tuesday In M/irch I'.I.IS. II Work Hazards J3OSTON r.i:i--No fewer t h a n ] fi8 occupations have been labeled | "hazardous" by the Slate Labor Commission. Just about 1 everything from charwoman to chimney sweep was represented I In the classification of jobs t h a t j must be covered by workmen's I compensation, I San i tone DRY CLEANING SPOTS VANISH LIKE MAGIC EMBEDDED DIRT IS OUT 100% COLORS SPARKLE LIKE NEW ORIGINAL TEXTURE FULLY RESTORED - What a wonderful difference with ALL the dirt gone! Nothing hut Sonilonr Dry Cleaning will t\tr suit you for blankets again after ynu'vc tried it once. They'comr back lo you as fluffy and soft as the day you bought them. Color* bright ns new, | 00 , because there's no dirt to blur (hem. liven dun and grime deep down in the fabric has been routed out completely And not even a trace of dry cleaning odorl PLAZA CLEANERS * SHIRT LAUNDRY Same-Day Service -- In by 10 A.M.-- Out by 4 P.M. No Extra Charge for Same-Day Service 6424 E. SPRING ST. WEST OF ALPHA BETA MARKET We Give Wf Green Stamps Call Store Hours: 7:30 A. M. to 6 P. M. 3 D A Y S ONLY!! AT ROCK BOTTOM PRICES!!! YOUR CHOICE VALUES LIKE THESE FROM "UNIVERSAL," THE ONLY WORKWOMAN'S MAPLE SHOP j IN THIS ENTIRE AREA! , ,,,, ,,,,,^, u i ,» i,imu,, 9l IV yMH«»*rw**«*tr*~*r*»4t*~v#f*«k. n,., M.I., * * ' * * * , , " ' * , !-··::« T' Solid Maple $39 ·It* ."I* ( ·; · F'f ' ^ Solid Maple 539 Choir Entra Solid Maple $39 Solid Maple «*«; »39 E " ra Solid Maple $39 ONLY 'DeJivers '1,25 Week Any Item STORE HOURS BELLFLOWER OPEN MONDAY and FRIDAY A NITES 'Til 7P.M. TORRANCE OPEN FRIDAY NITE A ·Til 7P.M. LESS THAN HALF THE USUAL PRICE! '39 HUGE 44" DOUBLE DRESSER Mirror E»tra WAGON WHEEL TWIN Slit BUNK BED Set c.mp,.,. With Guard Rail, Loddor and lido Rallt. LARGE ROOMY 5-DRAWER CHEST HUGE 44" CAPTAIN'S DESK $30 lar Only ** · BOOKCASE BED With 2 Nlto Tobloi. (Footboard Eitre).... Special Rock Maple DOUBLE DRESSER $OO Compltto with Mirror «·* * SERTA Nationally Adnrtliod Do Luio MATTRESS S7Q Ron. SMS ·» I o.)2 100*. Nylan Vltceto REVERSIBLE RUGS Cholco Maplo Colon PLUS!! $ 29 BUNK BED Compltto with Guard Rail, Laddor and Sldo Rallt SOLID ROCK MAPLE DRESSER 8.DRAWER EFFECT SOLID MAPLE DESK CHEST I Yes, It's OPEN STOCK Whon havo you onr hoard of flno SOLID ROCK I MAPLE and hardwoodi at a prlco Ilko thli7 And, I In addition, you for genuine antique American I Eagle designed hardware, pegged olfoctt. Thli It I quality at lit bott, yours at a price niof It fan* tank. Choose any ploceo you like; It't open itocb. You can furnlth your homo all at once, or [ ne room of "a tlmt, Thli I) the advantage ·( "OPEN STOCK!" * All Pieces Exactly As Illustrated. FURNITURE STORES BELLFLOWER 17006 Bellflower Blvd. TOrrey 6-1751 TORRANCE 1317 Sartori St. FAlrfax 8-3073

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