The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on February 3, 1957 · 26
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The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California · 26

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Sunday, February 3, 1957
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24pqrt -sun.,feb.3,1957 oggngeIfl' Cfmtg 'I I ' i 3 1 'ill!! " V,l t''.'- ''r'ii 1 1 si r i'4 ' it! 1 1 1 If-. 3 i , r i h : - i r - fc f m : m m m . K 3 ;. ..'!.' ! I - -3 a S Ml! ill! 'II IlfJ If ' fi .1 it' 1 STORE TO CLOSE Eastern-Columbia, Inc., a landmark in downtown Los Angeles, is retiring from retail business. The building will be leased for offices. Eastern-Columbia, Inc. Quits Retail Business Pioneer Store Liquidating Its Stock, i Starting Today, After 65-Year Career -; Eastern-Columbia, Inc., department store chain, is go-. fag out of the retail business after 65 years of operation " tere. Julian M. Sieroty, president of the pioneer firm, announced that complete li quidation of the chain's stock ,tf merchandise will begin to- ; The big downtown store at th St. and Broadway will be pen today from 11 a.m. to 6 ; I'.m. to begin the final chap-&er of Eastern-Columbia's history in the retail field here. - Since its founding in 1892 .fcy Adolph Sieroty, the store fas remained an independent, ' 3imily-owned c o m p a n y. It "jias long been recognized as ene of the pioneers in time-:payment retailing. Hence- iorth, the company will expand its Identity In the credit field through a wholly owned subsidiary, the Crown Finance Corp. . After its retirement from the retail field, Eastern-Columbia will retain offices on the mezzanine floor of its building at 9th St. and Broadway for customer service and the handling or customer ac counts. All other floors of the big building, as . well branch stores on S. Main St., Central Ave., Whittier Blvd. and in Long Beach, will be offered for lease. Sieroty pointed out, .how ever, that affiliated stores Columbia in Huntington Park, Lakewood and Long Beach, and Eastern in Ba- kersfield, Fresno and Sacra- mento will not be affected by the decision of Eastern- Columbia, Inc., to retire from retail business. Panel Will Discuss Job Problems of Disabled The National Rehabllita--lon. Association of Southern "California will hold a panel jtliscussion at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Southern Calif or- -rtia Teachers Association .-Building, 1125 W. 6th St. "What More Cjn Be-Done if b Rehabilitate the Hard Core 3ftf the Disabled Unem -ployed?" will be the subject. ,; vice-Aam. xvuss i, ivxciu- tyre," USN, ret., former ; chairman of the President's ! "Committee on Employment M the P h y s 1 c a U y Handi ' gapped, will preside. Panel members will be Francis Bawden, State supervisor of selective placement, California Department of Em ployment; Roy M. Brown, general vice-president of the International Association of Machinists; John B. Clark, director of industrial rela tions at Northrop Aircraft; Dr. Richard V. Freeman, con sulting psychiatrist at the Veterans Administration Center, Los Angeles, and Andrew Marrin, chief of the Bu reau of Vocational Rehabui- juiucrv oiaie 01 auiornia. ;:new semester near m ADULT EDUCATION UCLA's adult education di vision will launch its spring temester tomorrow. r Some 2000 students are ex tjected to enroll each nicht 'during this week at the Uni versity of California Exten sion Center at 813 s Hill fct. A similar number of late ';5ay-time and evening adult students are expected to en- .ter UCLA. CJass programs ;have also been planned in ..iome 46 Southern California -Communities. v Communities in which the University Extension will hold classes are Anaheim, Ar-iadia, Bakerstield, Baldwin yark, Bell Gardens, Beverly "3'lills, Burbank, Costa Mesa, T'ovina. Downev. El Monte. El Segundo, Fullerton, Glen- Hale, Hawthorne, Hollywood, iaguna Beach, Manhattan 'JJeach, Montebello, Newport Harbor, North Hollywood, Oil District Rejected . The City Planning Commission has denied an application to create an oil drilling district on 43 acres in the El Sereno district on grounds that such drilling should not I permitted near a city-owned water reservoir. 4 Norwalk, Pacific Palisades, Palos Verdes, Paramount, Pasadena, Riverside, Rosa mond, Rosemead, San Diego, San Gabriel, San Luis Obispo, San Marino, Santa Ana, San ta Barbara, Santa Monica, South Pasadena, Van Nuys, Ventura, Westchester, West Cpvina, West Los Angeles and Whittier. In addition to the courses offered, the extension also will conduct lectures, music performances and film show ings. They include a Young Artists Concert Feb. 14, dance program Feb. 15, a Junior Programs Play, "An nabelle Broom," Feb. 26, and a March 11 piano concert. Report of Elizabeth's Plan to Visit U.S. Hit LONDON, Feb. 2 OP) A Buckingham Palace spokes man today denied knowledge of any plan for Queen Eliza beth to visit the United states next October to help cele brate the 350th anniversary oi Jamestown, v a. mere nave been no ex changes with anyone on such a visit, the spokesman Bald.: Elusive Suspect Nabbed in Loclcer-Room Thefts Months-Long Hunt Ends When Police Seize Mass of Loot in Apartment Highland Park detectives yesterday were satisfied they had solved a long series of locker-room burglaries with the arrest or Jay Lee Seam-ster of 7676 Hollywood Blvd, Reports had been coming in for months of a prowler seen frequently in locker rooms at schools, golf clubs and other such places,, and who apparently was able to get into any locker without difficulty. Occidental College was one of the institutions plagued by the thief. Last November almost the entire personnel of the Redlands University foot ball team was victimized while at Occidental for a game. Det. Sgtg. R. S. Tucker and J. L. Appel finally got a line on the mystery burglar when an Occidental official noted the license number of his car. They went to Seamster's apartment and found a satchel full of watches, rings, cuff links and other jewelry, old coins, small tools and other items. They also found a stack of stolen phonograph records with the song, "After Dark, on top of the pile. beamster was booked for suspicion of burglary. De tectives said they had posi-lCT A klTD Pi DDncCCCnRS lively Identified him as com-1 J Mil fUi 1 WJWiw TO ADDRESS MEETING Sublecti ranrin from mu-lthem the current opinion! of sic and medicine to the Mid- their former professors, mitting thefts at Occidental College and at Beverly Hills High School, Items seized indicated he may have ranged as far north as San Francisco and south to San Diego in his opera tions. Police urged all persons who had small items stolen from their locker rooms to come in and identify their property. Greek Theater Bids Under Study Four bids for improve ments of the Greek Theater in Griffith Park have been taken under consideration by the City Recreation and Park Commission. They range from 564,890 to $95,500. The work includes remod eling of the stage and reno vation of the sound and light ing systems. die East will be discussed by 14 Stanford University pro fessors at the 25th annual Stanford Conference Feb. 24 at the Ambassador. More than 500 Stanford University alumni are ex pected to attend 14 study ses sions throughout the day at a meeting designed to bring VA Chief to Talk Douglas Dashiell, chief of the special services division of the Veterans Administra tion Center, West Los Angeles, and lieutenant gover nor of Division One, Kiwanis International, will address the Los Angeles Kiwanis Club at a luncheon Wednes-I day. Dr. William L. Crosten, pro- fnr of music, will tell about music coming of age in the U.S. Jay Ward Smith, professor of medicine, will discuss current progress the profession. A history professor, Carl F. Rrand. will present his ver sion of "The British Interest ui out In Pontiff Receives Gifts of Candles VATICAN CITY, Feb. 2 Pope Pius XII received gifts of candles today In an annual ceremony honoring the feast day of the Purification of the Virgin Mary-known also as Candlemas. Representatives of patriarchal and minor basilicas of Rome as well as of religious orders and pontifical academies were received in special audience by the Pontiff In the Vatican'! Consis- toriai Hall. C '"LAST DAY 3 ORIAT WESTERN IXHIEIT B109. tmf Anm ft"f AtiaMh Hid. LjjfrpjWh NOON TO 11 MI.-ADUm !0t-HllDUN K SHOP AT SEARS MONDAYS AND FRIDAYS 9:30 A.M. to 9:15 P.M. AH Othw Dyi 3t A.M. t. 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