Independent from Long Beach, California on March 17, 1966 · Page 26
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 26

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R K A C K I K AM) RRKKZY BACK FROM OUTER -SPACE IIMCK. cm*. f*m. MIT ».mi INDEPENDENT--*««· I-1 Freeway Blight Blasted by Kennick; Action Due i. »-r IUM lurm .neighborhood." Assemblyman SACRAMiiNTO -- Assem-iKennicK «aid. [blyman Joseph M. Kennick.j i n a detailed blast at the (D-Long Beach, Wednesday 'state's handling of the free- 'accused the state of allowing way development, Kenr;ick| the Artesia Freeway right of:declared: i way to turn into "utter and, _"p ri)p( . r , y vnlurs have de | C °A P dele E -ition t 'includ 1 np A. lmoratrd i n t n nothingness. sembKma,' Goo ge neukme' -"'··'nding inst, t l ,t 1 onslook 1 ii!7R 7Z Beach and LonV lskani ' ' * a n y " n a n ' l a l un ' Beach CH Councilman Pa* d ' rt « k '"R« i n ' h * a r TM" d " TM 10 '"'^?^ ents infest the blight'" ""'" TM m h c r s t h a t resldenls h: ' VP dl ' hh(ci t h p ' r-,.. nnl i ci i TMTM , .v, -i en UH a 19 0 TM construe^' a \ ion dale of the f ' ' ma and that our needs are as great as any other city and in some instances, even greater." . . . . | HE BRANDED the nntici- ipated 1 1 - y e a r wait for devH- ping the freeway "ahsnrd and mcM rd fnr ." Observed 1 K ( , n n i r k , .. Wp havp watrhed " nd w »"« l l»'i'ntlv." Councilman Ralph Corbe.t S S i d hf rrrnVd 2 V° M phone romp hint* a day on ' hp r i « h ' " f TM ^TM"'" rhi! " hPTMmin B the laugh- j homes. "Piously ^ iwhether similar conditions --AP Wirteno.ot STATE OFFICIALS replied they intend to demolish boarded-up houses and clean up the right of way "as soon as possible, probably within a few months." They said freeway construction dates are being reviewed, including the one for Artesia Freeway. Kennick, aware how city | exist elsewhere, developed tideland oil fields i off Long Beach have contrib-l Ra j a California's uted millions of dollars to the; J state treasury, concluded: ! First Governor Dif« "Long Beach has asked for MEXICALF, Mex. M--Este- little and given much. There ; han Cantu, first governor of is no California city that hasjthe northern territory of given more to the state. F.venjBaja California, died Tuesday, though it was our ingenuityJHe was 85. Russian space dogs Ugolek (Small Lump of Coal, or Blackie) : left, and Veterok (Breezy) are pictured as they appeared before bring orbited inlo 22-day journey around the earth that ended safely Wednesday. The official Soviet news agency Tass, which supplied the pictures, said the dogniks were "in good condition after landing, believed to have been in central Asia." "The state has purchased!that developed our assets, we Cantu, a former army colo- jbuildings and homes in thelfound no great fault in shar-,nel who fought in the war right of way and has allowediing theseassets w i t h thestate.;against Panchn V i l l a , col- them to stand like ghosts t i l l "But in insuring the assets lapsed on a slreet. He died the stench of their deteriora- it was perhaps forgolten that later in a hospital. Death was j i i o n permeates the wholelwe too are a part of Califor- attributed to a stroke. First flight of the DC-8 Super 61: Douglas launches the largest commercial jetliner in the world. On March 14,1966, Douglas opened a new era in jet travel with the first flight of the DC-8-61. This large capacity transcontinental airplane is one of Douglas' Super Sixty Series DC-8s, which are larger and will fly farther with more payload than any other commercial jets. The Super 61 is 37 feet longer than the standard DC-8, and will carry up to 251 passengers plus 22,500 pounds of freight. Scheduled to fly this summer is the Super 62-the longest-range intercontinental airplane. It combines increased length and wingspan with greater aerodynamic efficiency and improved fan-jet engine packages. The 62 will fly farther than any other jetliner-5750 miles with 150 passengers and 8000 pounds of freight. Later this year, the Super 63 will make its first flight. This will be the largest capacity transoceanic airplane. It incorporates increased size and design improvements for ultra-long range and large payloads. Heralded by the successful flight of the DC-8-61, the Douglas Super Sixty Series now becomes the most advanced group of jetliners in the world. And another important outgrowth of Douglas' more than 30 years of commercial aircraft leadership. DOUGLAS B rt. thing* don.

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