Independent from Long Beach, California on February 27, 1964 · Page 2
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A-:--INDEPENDENT U«l I IK*. OM.. Ttorv. fe». t, KM -L.A.C. SAYS:Deserved Honor * It is refreshing to know the people of Long Beach ·ire to honor Burton Chace at a luncheon next Tuesday In the Efts Club. We say "refreshing" because we ;Vnow d no public official with as long and honorable a ·record in, and to, this community. It is an opportunity ·|or the many of his friends to personally show their jlppreciation. / * ft * £ Long Beach is especially in debt to Burton Chace ior over 30 years of dedication to its interests. It was ISO years ago he was elected to the local Board of Edu- Iration --then to the City Council where he served as inayor--and then 10 yean ago to the County Board .of Supervisors. During all these years he has been out- .jtanding in that he has shown, a calm, conservative lind courageous attitude in dealing with many compii- .Vated and controversial issues. £ ; Some people have thought the humbleness of his jattitude was a sign of weakness. But, when the chips 4yerfc down and real courage was necessary, he Demonstrated his ability to art with a decisiveness ^hat shocked those who opposed him. There were ·hany such incidents when he served on the school ·loard and City Council. But it has been even more ·ipparent as a member of the county board. ;« * * * £ In my opinion, the outstanding example of this Courage was a few years ago when Los Angeles in- '.terests were seeking to place an auditorium and civic ·tenter in the middle of the downtown LA. area. It Varied as a ISO-million deal--to be paid by all county laxpayers. It soon grew to a JlOO-million deal All the ;l_ A. city newspapers were promoting it All the other Supervisors went along with the program. But Chace ·Jjlaced his political life at stake when he opposed the .Jlan as presented. ·J It was a long and hard fight but the plan was Defeated. The county taxpayers were saved from paying for something that was a promotion for downtown Los Angeles. A much less costly Music Center program is now under way in the area where Chace ·Insisted it should be placed. Over $12 million of private Donations have been provided for the new develop- ;hient. Even those who opposed Chace at the time, jiow agree he was right in the position he took. J * * * £ A look at oi5r own local Civic Center is evidence tf what Burton Chace has done for Long Beach. It is 'doubtful the County Courthouse would have been |ui!t here had it not been for his efforts. This is only ·jpne example of the way he protected our interest. lOnly this week over strong opposition, Chace and two' ;ef his colleagues forced through the plan providing that the county will pay to Long Beach a large share Jf the cost of the city's Health Dept. For years Long ^Jeach, Los Angeles, Pasadena and Vernon have main- gained their own department--but also paid taxes to _jupport the County Health Dept. from which they re- Reived no services. Under the leadership of Burton iChace this inequity is about to be ended with sub- 'Itantial tax saving to Long Beach taxpayers. .J Burton and his wife, Polly, have been honored in !ether cities and county areas he serves. But this is his Jiome where he has endeared himself to the people by ·his 30 years of dedication to public duties. It will be a ,)ieart-warmins luncheon for the home folk to show ^heir appreciation to these two people who have Iproven themselves worthy of every honor we can Jjestow upon them. Luncheon tickets are available at tjhe Chamber of Commerce.--LA.C. v rnt rece-.i»r1y rtfect tft con- Japan Bids for Trade in State SACRAMENTO (Jfi -- Gov. Brown promised Japanese Ambassador Ryuji Takeuchi Wednesday that he will ask t h e California Legislature next year "to take a look" at the state's "Buy America' The law requires public agencies to give preference to American-made goods in their purchases. It has been criticized by nations able to produce goods cheaper than the United States. TTS very discouraging." said Takeuchi. "Our firms participate in the bidding, but ven if their prices are lower and the machinery better they may be rejected." Brown said Takeuchi tol urn that the Japanese fee hVt "psychologically, the Buy America' act is some what of an impediment to the lest trade relations." He said he would ask a ;roup to study the law an :hen "Fm going to ask the egislature to take a look a t next year." "TRADE with California ; fery important to Japan," said Takeuchi. "I don't see any reason why we can't dou ble trade between California and Japan in the next few years."* Brown noted that Califor nia will set up a trade-promotion office in Japan and h said he plans to do som trade-promotion work my sell "I may take a trip to Japa in November," he said. PEOPLE IN THE .NEWS : Glenn Suffers Concussion v · · · ·' :i: · = ' . , · _ · '.TM£*r~'- ri H;^?T; A balky bathroom medicine cabinet and a skidding rug Wednesday did .to astronaut John H. Ciena Jr. what alt the perils of air combat and space travel failed to do: It put him in the hospital with a "mnd"* braia concussion. The accident, in his temporary Columbus. Ohio, apartment, disrupted for the time being a busy schedule that includes his being mustered out of the Marine Corps as a lieutenant colonel, and perhaps start of his campaign next week for the Ohio Democratic U. S. senatorial nomination. Attending ' surgeons did not believe the injury to be serious. Dr. Warren. Leimbach, a surgeon and diagnostician, put the emphasis on "mild" in reporting the concussion after X-rays and other examinations. Glenn suffered a bruise behind his right ear and a cut on the forehead. A friend said Glenn in attempting to open the medicine cabinet pulled too Hoover Remains Critical NEW YORK (UPI-- Former ··resident Herbert Hoover. 89 Dennis Mikolajczak, 24, of suburban Chicago, who " successfully survived open-heart surgery Jan. 1C to repair three of four valves has bis heart checked by a doctor Wednesday as a final step before accompanying his wife, Diane, home. Two of the faulty valves were replaced with plastic siiicone substitutes aad the third was repaired to function normally. Mikolajczak could barely breathe when he entered the hospiteaL He also has dropped from 23S pounds to IM. SWORN JiY Stan Musial who retired last year as a baseball star with the St. Louis Cardinals turned up Wednesday at the White House to begin a career as a rookie in government sen-ice. With President Johnson quietly rooting from the hard when the door stuck. ' sidelines, "Stan the Man' and pulled the mirror- fronted door off in his hands. He was attempting to put the door back when his feet slipped on the rug. The door hit him on the forehead, breaking the mirror and inflicting a small cut. The side of his head hit the bathtub when he fell mm WORLD was sworn in as the chief executive's special top consultant on physical fitness. The long-time National League star outfielder was picked by Johnson to succeed Oklahoma f o o t b a l l coach Bud Wilkinson, who resigned to run as a Republican for the Senate. J o h n s o n termed the seven-time National League batting champion "a hero to the youth of this country who has demonstrated that 'champ* means more than to win." DIES Forest Yeo-Thomas, 61, a British hero of the World War II resistance in France who was known by the code name "The White Rabbit," died in his Paris apartment Wednesday. Yeo-Thomas won the George Cross, the French Croix de Guerre, a Polish d e c o r a t i o n and other honors for his work establishing an underground resistance unit in France. CONVALESCE British Queen Mother Elizabeth will convalesce from her appendicitis operation aboard the royal yacht Britannia in the Caribbean next month. LOYAL Mrs. Harriet E. Brookes, 91, proved to the satisfaction of a British brewery that she has drunk 53790 pints--or 200 barrels--of their beer. Mrs. Brookes, of Birmingham. England, who said she had downed an average of two pints a day since she was 18, was adjudged winner of a "loya!- est drinker" competition. Her reward; free beer for the rest of her Lfe. ACCEPTS Former President Harry S. Truman Wednesday in Independence, Mo, accepted a 50-beH electronic carillon for the Harry S. Truman l i b r a r y f r o m Amvets, a veterans organization. SUCCUMBS Homer M. Adkins. 73, former Arkansas governor. died Wednesday night in a Malvem. Ark, hospitaL He became governor in 1941 and served two terms. FILED Actor - producer J a c k Webb's third wife filed suit for divorce in Los Angeles Wednesday, charging 'extreme cruelty. Jackie Loughery, 33, who was "Miss U. S. A." in the 1933 "Miss U n i v e r s e pageant, stated she married Webb, 43, June 24. 1955, in Studio City and said they separated Feb. I. Earl Gilriiore, LA. Oil! Pioneer Dies, Age continues to progress but m a k e remain] stighi ously ill." his doctor] reported Wediesday night. la a ~:15 pjn. (EST) medical bulletin. Hoover 1 ! doctors said the former president a "better day" and was alert ana able to eat after. a four- day fight against a kidney ailment. " R e s p i r a t o r y 77 LOS ANGELES WV-Earl BeD. GOrnore. California oil industry pioneer and'philanthropist died Wednesday in the Uncho La Brea adobe home where he was born 77 years ogo. He was stricken with a cerebral stroke while breakfasting with his wife, Marie. Gilmore was 16 when his father, Arthur, began drilling for water on the dairy ranch where the 136-year-old house still stands. Instead of water, the elder Gilmore struck oil THAT was the beginning of the Gilmore Oil Co, a refining and marketing organization which at the time it was sold to Socooy-Vacuum in 1945 had an annual sales volume of $45 million. Farmer's Market, open-air shopping bazaar, stands on property itfll owned by Gilmore at the time of his death. He and Roger Dahlhjelm sponsored the market in the early 1930s to alleviate effects of the depression on Southern California farmers. Gilmore's 2S7-»cre ranch was also the site of Gilmore Stadium, which was razed in 1950 to make way for Television City. GILMORE* Ba'sebaH Stadium, home of the Pacific Coast League Hollywood Stars, was located elsewhere on the j ranch. In 1959, with the advent of major league base- bait, this stadium was dismantled. Pan Pacific Auditorium still stands on the property. Gilmore is survived by his widow and daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth P. Hflty of Los Angeles and Mrs. Andrew Hilen of Seattle. Wash. distress caused by his pulmonary infection continues to be troublesome." however, the doctors said, indicating Hoover was having some difficulty breathing. Although the doctors ported "slight progress," family s p o k e s m a n said Hoover was still on the danger h'st. In an earlier bulletin, the doctors reported the former "M rlgSf, lanff--lart if jour way. Vi won't fncns ltfn at the tabftr INDEPENDENT Pubtithetf dally except Sunday 11 liit I* tt and Pin* Avt-, Lons! ck 12, CaM. F«ter*d »* teconj; ctai* natter Mar. 27. 1943. *t Long ch 2. Calif. Adfudc*ttd by Su- .tf CaurX t P» Angttet Ctfurrty, [Oct. I, IMt. Deere* No. C-IOZSO. Per Per | Mont* Yi»r Cirrirr D«!iv*ry r $250 $30.00 By Mai 1.00 MOO lifinl* Copy .14 JACKIE LOUGHERY (L.A.C/1 coTumn, b/ t. A. Co Hi* 1 reis'on ef per^raT rp'nicn **id d-e trflid cplnicn t? thi» n*^p«r if J MORE MONEY, more fun. Use Classified ads to sell good household items you no (longer need. Dial HE 2-5959 {today. it leaves you breathless! Smirnoff-filtered through a "mountain" of charcoal Wilt mak'j Smirnoff 10 crystal tltar, imiijceiy tmooth, to remarVatfy Irtt ef taste or olorT Every drop ii filtered through 7 tons of activated charcoal. That's why it's drrrr in a Martini, smoother cn-the-rocti. mixes with anjtlui that pours. And it leaves ro-J breathless! Altcay* ask for' QnAmoffi VODKA PINE AYE. 7T.VNTOWN LONG BEACH MONDAY FRIDAY NIGHTS is dramatic proof of our spectacular low prices! Ladles* 2ti2f Sing!* Kyfo Sparkle Scarf iisirttf Cilirs 77° Assorted Jewelry lie Ladles' Roll-up Slteve BLOUSES *. w 00 SWEATERS , iT.'lYL^ni 1\ · Sj»J" ^g ft* a* A WTutv. "** ' " IT. BENIS COFFEE CUPS Wk*. (ilctll it liitftl Gkilr Back Riflietmut Sifi CANOPY VALANCE ·»4 rWr Cirtxii f t*h. 2-tin p«» 1*4 fnt «4nl M 14* nil" SATINIQUE DRAPES SSSSSA y^SUVS. tf Half Price Sale CONVERTA PILLOW Wlri Trfftr. president showed improvement." "definite Johnson Parley WASHINGTON VPt -- Harold Wilson, head of the British Labor Party, wffl meet with President Johnson next Moa- ay. Harris Frank LASTS DAYS for this February Special... Two Trouser Suits 66.90 regularly J79.95 Scjled aad raftered bj · rop-maler vrb eictf irocuJ are tnJ irtrnricn to iesi3, tiar a iIs fi« nro-trrjsa »Jt,we briiere to be c9 rpusei » dus price. OJO.Y } DAYS WO11E FOB. THIS FEBRUAJLY SPECIAL iv yoBf IUL» -auiGt rr CAID... r,j I/( nondL'r V YOT Dnlrt w IV You BulioeiarJ Harris Frank ; Long Beadi: 240 Pine A»e.-- laltmood: LtVrvcod Centn -- Kedocdo Beadi: Socti EJJ Shopping Center" -Saou Ana: Hooer PIm ^_ J1 ,, ,_ ,,.. ^

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