Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on January 4, 1959 · Page 96
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 96

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R4--INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELEGRAM ten* IUCM M, CAIII, JUNDM, UM. ». i«» BRENTWOOD PARK Has Many Luxuries at Moderate Price Living features designed to lighten the load of the home- move into the homes, and ping centers, schools, parks and maker, plus extras for family convenience are found at Brsnt- wood Park Homes in Buena Park. GI's need only $95 cash to monthly payments are only $68, including principal and interest. Priced from $12,500 to $12,950, Brentwood Park Homes are within easy access to shop- recreational facilities. Interior features include: acoustic plaster ceilings, customized wallpapers, sliding walls of glass, double sinks by Thermador, Holly forced air furnace, Matico tile floors, Waste King pulverator, walk-in wardrobe closets. According to Larry Weinberg, president of the Larwin Co., builder-developers of new Brcntwood Park, every home features Mansville fire resistant, thick butt shingle roofs, genuine lath and plaster throughout. Model homes are open daily and may be seen by driving on the Santa Ana Freeway to Artesia Ave. turnoff, then south on Knott to Lincoln Ave. From Ixng Beach drive east on Carson to Knott Ave. and the homes. FUNCTIONAL FEATURES Modern, new Brentwood Park Homes feature a realm of functional features including acoustic plaster ceilings, customized wallpapers, and double sinks by Thermador. Overcomes Obstacles LEWISTON, Maine (UPI)-Alderman Roland R. Tardiff shot an eight-point, 185-pound buck despite the fact he is confined to a wheel chair by leg injuries he suffered in World War n. Suggest Plumbing Changes American homes have the best plumbing in the world, but it is far from perfect, said the 100 homemaking delegates from the 49 states attending McCall's recent 2nd Annual Congress on Better Living. The women delegates want builders and contractors to provide: Accessible pipes, not concealed in walls where it is impossible to reach them without pulling half the hou«e down. A diagram of the plumbing in every home to save unnecessary searching and destruction of property. Kitchen and bathrooms provided with removable panels, D which a 'plumber can easily C( slide out. Turn-off valves for e v e r y plumbing appliance. ONE OF MANY MODELS Long Beach College Estates reports sales at record-breaking pace. M a n y models of homes, one of which is shown here, are offered in the develop^ ment at 7th and Studebaker Rd., inside the dty. Homes in L B. College Estates Continue to Sell at Fast Pace Record-making home sales Long Beach College Estates, which began with $4 million in sales during the grand opening have continued at th'e same fast pace. Throngs of visitors in daily inspect the furnished models, according to officials of S. and S. Construction Co., builder-developers of this new :ommunity of custom-s t y 1 e residences at 7th and Studebaker Road, Long Beach. Located 10 minutes from at downtown Long Beach and immediately west of the new Long Beach State College, the development, the first of such proportions to be erected with- Long Beach city limits in 5 years, offers over 300 spacious homes designed by A.I.A. Architects W. Asa Hudson, Emeron E. Hanson and Richard Leitch. mm) DUTCH HAVEN $12,685 /U- $66.18 per mo. Priii. I bit. V E T S NO DOWN--IOW FHA T E R M S C A l - V E T T E R M S ISMAIL costs AND IMPOUNDS) FREE Deaaating Smice fa, ^^y lu ver by the renowned Rejenc Boyd DIRECTIONS TO DEVELOPMENT: · FROM LONG BEACH, drive East on Carson (which becomes Lincoln Avenue) to Knott Avenue. Then left on Knott to la Palma. '· FROM LOS ANGELES, take Santa Ana Freeway to Artesia Avenue Turnoff, then straight ahead (South) on Knott to La Palma left on La Palma to development. ORANGE COUNTY'S MOST IDEAL FAMILY COMMUNITY! The new 16 acre City Park and the new Boy's Club will adjoin this development. Acroit the street, the new Walter Knott Elementary School, and around the comer, within walking distance, the new Multi Million Dollar Shopping Center. LONG BEACH Estates en joys the privacy offered by its own 6-foot block wall with ornamental entrance gates and its own private recreational park and .playground which, with its facilities, was donated a number of time-tested, family-flexible plans with 3 and-4 bedrooms and 3 bedrooms with a family room, all with two baths. In addition, there is the deluxe series No. 1001, which has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and a family room and features a huge island fireplace with raised hearth and built-in barbecue. * * * * FULL PRICES, officials explained, are from 519,450, and there is a choice of financing that includes 30-year FHA loans with low down payments and 5%. per cent interest, 24- use of the community's "residents. Plans, officials said, also include a proposed future swimming pool and bath house. This development, which built on a part of what was once' the historic old Bixby Ranch, offers an usually wide selection of exterior designs and by the builders for the exclusive year conventional loans on excellent terms at 6 per cent interest and there is. also Cal- Vet financing available. Furnished, landscaped model home display is reached by driving east on 7th St. a short distance past Veterans Hospital and turning left on Studebaker Road BENEFITS ALSO UP You Now Pay More On Social Security WASHINGTON (4") -- American workers will pay higher social security taxes now and more than 12% million persons now receiving benefits will get larger checks. Before the year is over, the tax increase will have affected an estimated 74 million workers, not all of them employed at the start of the year. * * * * THE TAX RATE goes up from 2% to 2% per cent on the first §4,800 of a covered work- per cent on a taxable base'of $4,800 instead of $4,200. ··· * * * * THE RATE for self-employed persons goes up from 3%':to 3?i per cent, also on a 54,800 taxable base. An estimated l 1 ^ million will pay the maximum 27 per cent increase. In figuring the number of persons who will pay th'e higher taxes, the social security administration notes that during a year 74 million different persons receive wage credits on-its niaL pi,omj ui a t,uvc*cu »vuii».- · -- . - . er's pay, effective with the first records. The quarterly total.,of wage credits is about 58 'mil- paycheck received in January. The tax currently applies to the first $4,200 of annual pay. It is estimated that about 15 million covered workers will have to pay the maximum 27 per cent tax increase during 1959. Their levy will jump from 594.50 to $120, due to the combination of increased rate and higher taxable salary base. Employers will pay the same increase as the workers, making the total social security tax run 5 per cent instead of 4% NON- VETS WALL TO WALL CARPETING in entry, living room, hall and master bedroom! BUILT-IN TABLE-TOP RANGE OVEN in sparkling new decorator colors! Garbage disposals... Sliding glass doors... Ash kitchen cabinets One. block to schools and shopping center... Formica counter tops 3 4 Bedroom, low as $1 O r A A 2 bath homes JLA 9 O\J\J Excellent terms DOWN plus low costs lion, so many workers who 'Will earn credits during the ye_ar will not start paying the "tax until later. ."· : * * » * ~~ ON THE BENEFIT SIDEi.a retired worker now getting Jhe maximum of 5108.50 a month, will receive 5116 a month,* effective with his first '.1959 check delivered during the.first week in February. At the : bottom of the scale the retired worker getting $30 will get §33.. In between, the minimurh;fh-. crease will be S3 per month-or a 7 per cent increase overthe. current benefit which e'verj is greater. . -· . For the retired worker atjthe maximum with a wife also receiving the permissible maximum based on the worker's record, the payment will go up to S174 from $162.80. The largest possible monetary increase is for a family whore several individuals are receiving benefits. The family maximum of S200 a month is boosted to $254. WESTMINSTER SERIES HOMES _ as new as tomorrow! If DIRECTIONS: From lonl Beich drive Eul on 7th SI. 1 Crave Blvd.) to Edwards. Turn HIM on Edvurdi lo lodel homes. From Lai Anielei, tike Sinli Am Freeway to Artesll turnorr. Follow Hvrv. 39 IrurkEU to Girden Grove Blvd. Billit (Wilt) on Cirden Crovt to Urrirdi, lilt. In Edvrjrds to model ilomei. Hidden Cost P R E S Q U E ISLE, Maine (UPI) -- Joseph Gagnon's new car cost him $50 more than he expected. He had to build an addition lo his garage so the sedan would fit. V E T S Coachman Lane MOVES YOU IN in BUENA PARK 3 Bedrooms · 2 Baths Genuine Lath Plaster Hardwood Floors Used Brick Fireplace FULL PRICE 12,700 from 68 per month [Incl. Prin. Int.) IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY LAwrence 2-6950 VAULEY VIEW TURNOFF DIRECTIONS -- From Long ··aiht Drive out Carton (Lincoln Avt. In Orang* County) to Miller Avt,, firm Iff! to modil horn*i.

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