Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on January 4, 1959 · Page 116
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 116

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, January 4, 1959
Page 116
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Your Name (Continued from Page 6) name Simson. John Symmeson was a Yorkshire land holder in 1379. The Simpson coat-of-arms is a shield divided in half diagonally, the upper half gold, the lower half black, with a black and gold rampant lion centered on it. DEAU MISS 11ULE: Kindly give me analysis and coat-of- arms for PENNINGTON.--E. P., Lee's Summit, Mo.; D. W., R. P., Long Beach. E. P., D. W., R. P.: PENNINGTON was taken by the family ancestor from a town by that name in Lancashire, England. Penn-ing-ton deciphers as '-'The Pledger's son's farmstead." Penn means "the Pledger," and was an early English given-name, while "ton" means "farmstead." The Pen-' nington coat-of-arms has five blue diamonds on the center of a golden shield. DEAR JHSS RULE: Please give the data on PIKE. I,. E. p., Mrs. Vf. P., Long Reach. L. 'E. P, W. P. : The 13th century English word for a pointed hill or mountain was "Pike"-or "Peke," the hasis for the surname of a family Jiving at the top' of s u c h a h i 1 i Walter Pik was a late 13th century resident of Hunting- donshire. The Pike coat-of- arms f r o m Devonshire is a shield divided in half vertically, the left side silver, the right side red. On it is a blue chevron between tliree red and silver rosettes. DEAR SUSS RULE: Would like the analysis of PROCTOR. --M. P., H. C. G., Long Beach. M. P., H. G.: A "Proctor" was a medieval English lawyer who had the exclusive privilege of representing persons accused of heresy or other religions violations in ecclesiastical law courts. Tliis honorable profession resulted in the use of the title 'as a surname. William Proktour was a Yorkshire resident in the late 1300s. The religiously symbolic Proctor coat- of-arms has three black Passion Nails on a golden shield. DEAR SUSS KUI,G: Can you give any light on McGOWAN, GOWAN and GOWIN?--Mrs. H. B., Anaheim; Mrs. J. P., Lakewood; H. S., Long Beacli. H. B., J. P., H. S.: The Mc- GOWAN a n c e s t o r was a Scotch armorer who made steel mail for the knights who protected the king. MacGowan, the original name, is I'rom Gobhain, meaning "armorer and blacksmith." The clan lands were in P-erth and Inverness-shire, north .Scotland. The family claims . descendency from a chieftain who fought in a great battler, between the MacPher- sons and Davidsons in 1396. After the combat the MacGowan chief and nine MacPhersons were all who remained alive. Tlie last Davidson jumped in tile river and drowned. In Ireland, where the family was also prominent, they lived in Tip- ncrary and Clare. The MacGowan coat-of-arms has a rampant red lion between two green rosettes on a silver shield. GOWIN is an Irish rc-spclling of MacGowan. Sand your name to La Kcina Rule in care of Southland Magazine, Independent, Prcss-Tcle- gram, BO!, Pine Ave., Long Befich,12, Calif., for origin, /or reply oirtjf.^ jjijs c3/u»jjl. ' Hes « (Continued from Page 7) able to return to his family in Hungary because of the Communists. He became a citizen ot Australia, making that country his headquarters for his act that keeps him constantly on the move. TWO 'JEARS A G O , ' , W h i l e . visiting the United States as a tourist, Janos decided "to give up Coco, returning to his first love -- acrobatics. He found, however, that an act such as Coco the Chimp would be well received in Hie United States. So Janos began the long arduous task of making a n o t h e r chimp suit. And Janos knows that" probably stuck with Coco for the rest of his life, saying, "Underneath my skin I am almost human -- or monkey -I don't know which. After 17 years in the 'monkey business' I am somewhat confused. Of course, I guess I must be human -- they make me pay taxes." Canada Popular There has been a sharp increase in the number of tourist enquiries received by the Canadian Government Travel Bureau during the year. Up to mid-November 645,255 requests for travel information on Canada have been received in the bureau's travel counselling section. Deluxe Carpeting for this typical Rossmoor Plymouth model can be yours for only per month LUXURIOUS REGISTERED' DU PONT CARPET NYLON the low low price of $24.65 per month includes * INSTALLATION * CHOICE OF FOAM OR FELT PADDING * METAL DOOR STRIPS A Complete Selection of Qualify Carpets at Equally Low Installed Prices ALL MEASUREMENTS ARE ON FILE FOR ALL ROSSMOOR HOMES PHONE TODAY! GEneva 1-6566 Rossmoor Awning , Interior Decorators T0781 LOS ALAMITOS BLVD. (NEAR ROSSMOOR HOMES) Open .Today, Sunday -- 72 Noon to 5 P.M. rrrr?

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