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Independent Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - May 19, 1963, Long Beach, California Remodeling Gyps Active By You are a homeowner and you are ready to have the place improved a bit. Here are some of the more glaring examples of what could happen to You might get an un- necessary oiling job on your shake roof from a crew who offer a big gain because they have oil left over from a job up the They may be gypsies who have a drum of old automobile crankcase drainings on their pickup When the first rain this filthy oil would seep down over your causing up to You might be sold new aluminum siding by a at double its You might contract for enlargement or ing of the only to have the contractor fold up through the leaving you to pay for the job over again as well as find some means to get your home put back This last actually to scores of owners in the Long Beach area in recent when a company col- Two of its cers are being tried on fraud Scores of families were stuck for sums ranging from small amounts to thousands of dollars and with their homes in ous stages of What can you do to avoid this kind of beware of shoe sharpies and signing up too fast with any if you're getting a rush offer that sounds like a special take time out to do a little checking with some authoritative sources like the California State Con- tractors License the the Better Business city or county ing of the people bringing com- plaints to us have signed contracts for things they didn't want or couldn't says Robert P. local supervisor of the state His office handles an average of 200 complaints a month from a district that com- prises Orange County and Southeastern Los Angeles In the past month 12 calls have been about the wanton oiling racket of the who operate in a field not subject to the slate licensing laws and who slip through local authorities by rapid Aluminum in itself a good construction was a favorite medium for exploiters in past years and the state board revoked the con- Continued Page Col. 1 Hero Drags Four From Fiery Car The quick heroism of a Downey man a family of four from death in a flaming car on U.S. Highway 101 near Leucadia officers Olin R. of 11543 S. was traveling south when he saw Ihe blazing auto in a bound He stopped bis climbed over a divider fence and pulled two a man and woman to Seriously injured were Eugene C. and his Mary 27. two 5, and 3, suffered minor Investigators said the incident involved two burning Ray Warren of Pico was traveling south when he had a they Friction of wheel against pavement caused his car to catch As northbound traffic Henderson crashed into the rear end of a car driven by Oliver Page Col. 1) OWN SUNDAY Newspaper Independent The Low clouds and local drizzle late night and early Sunny High about Complete weather on Page Phone HE 5-1161 Classified No. HE 2-5959 PRICE 20 CENTS LONG BEACH 12, MAY 19, 1963 VOL II 40 164 PASES 27 on Florida Bus Die in Canal Plunge Prosb PRESIDENT GOVERNOR GRIM Alabama's Gov. George who has attacked President Kennedy's dering U.S. troops into Alabama over Ihe Birmingham follows the President as they meet the crowd Friday at Muscle during 30th birthday ceremonies for the Tennessee Valley Wallace Discuss Disorder Ala. Kennedy winged into a racially turbulent South Saturday and tackled the issue publicly at Nashville and privately in a brief conversation in the air with Gov. George C. Wallace of Nearly law ment including deputized national massed Saturday in the Birmingham area to wail out a crucial weekend alter Gov. George Wallace of Alabama discussed racial issues with President Racial troubles flared in many areas of the In a new hot 325 a n I i segregation were arrested in T h e y joined jailed An estimated 800 in- a few were in Ihe new Birmingham was under a light nel as police officials hoped to prevent a recurrence of last weekend's bombings and Most of the huge force of officers was held on Several hundred i Page Col. The Chief Executive and the who see the handling of the racial problem from different rode a copter for 35 miles up Ihe Tennessee Valley from Muscle Shoals to On the way they held what was described as a talk about racial difficulties in BUT IF anybody con- anyone of or if anything was there was no indication of it. Kennedy was silent on racial matters in speeches in He talked about Ihe TVA at Muscle Shoals and about space and defending world freedom at WHERE TO FIND IT HOW PLANT security has grown from an elderly man making Ihe rounds with a lo a highly trained force is told by Lee Craig who lakes a look at North American Pane i A SNUB of huge proportions and deliberately made President to Prime Minister Macmillan is re- in Ihe London For story on Page Amusements Beach Combing But at i where racial conflict also has erupted in ihe past few as ai the Chief Executive I moiled all Americans to hold the law of the nation while declaring that the de- termination to secure full rights for all citizens in the highest tradition of American WHILE NOTING con- about civil Kennedy said he would speak of your rights as Americans but of your in this IIP emphasized respect for the Kennedy reasoned that one man's defiance of ihe law or a conn order in- spiles defiance by to a breakdown of all justice and moments of tragic he special burden resis on ihe educated men and women of our reject Ihe temptations of and and In reaffirm the values of j Million College Aid Brown Plan I Orange Coast I Million P-T Bureau SACRAMENTO Gov. Brown Saturday proposed that Long El Orange Coast and Santa Ana junior colleges share in a construction The involving 63 will be introduced this week as an amendment to a Senate Sen. Walter D- i the said purpose of the program is to provide for junior col- lege growth over the next two It envisions an junior college expansion program million from stale bond funds and million to he supplied on a matching ba- sis by junior college dis- THE PROPOSED based on recent and anticipated El Long 690; Orange and Santa Orange tion figure is the highest in the out- ranked only by the 735 recommended for Los Angeles City ranking based on growth is line for To qualify for state con- struction a college must have building plans aimed at enlarging Matching funds also are a said ihe plan in- the growth factor into the distribution for- mula adopted in 1961, which he said was based on the number of students in a junior college and the sessed value the junior college BIG GREETING FROM WIFE Astronaut Gordon Cooper gets a and a kiss from his day at Hickam Air Force Base in It was their first meeting since his 22-orbit ASTRONAUT Honolulu Gives C a Record Bridge Death Notices Editorials Music and Radio-TV 1-20 Real 1-16 School Ship Sports 1-6 Women's 1-8 freedom and law on which our society Ibis was a speech of free of and while a crowd of more than in Vanderbill University Stadium heard in silence Page Col. 1) RECORD SET BY REALTY NEWS ISSUE Filling climax to Realtor the real estate and business news section of today's Telegram contains a record 16 Largest section previously published locally had M the Southland ress Anthony also goes lo readers of The News at Garden HONOLULU I Gordon Cooper i and his family louk for Cape where i his historic space flight started last The Air Force Trans- port carrying Cooper was due at Patrick AFB near I Cape Canaveral at a.m. EST i HONOLULU mally placid Honolulu ex- hailed astronaut don Cooper as a hometown hero The man who orbited the earth 22 times spent a tic hours in Ihe slate which has adopted him as its From the moment he set foot on dry land at am Air Force Base for the first time since he blasted off from Florida Wednesday Cooper was draped with pelted with orchids and heaped with ranging from Ihe ordinary man in the street to the highest civil and military Ihe 36-year-old Air Force major responded with obvious He spoke briefly but with ing at a series of civic re- He grinned and yelled back to crowds which twice delayed his ra de through downtown Honolulu and For Cooper it was a sort of dress rehearsal for ihe honors still lo in ida in ton Tuesday and in New York The crowd was estimated at over by police William in charge of ihe parade Mayor Neal S. declared the greatest of admiration 1'vt1 ever scon for Police said il was Ihe biggest turnout in lulu's than Gen. Douglas MacArthur got on his return from pan in 1951. and well ahead of President Eisenhower's greeting in 1960. In Waikiki the onlookers included clad bathing girls attracted from Ihe nearby Arriving ai lasl in front 6 Everest Climbers Blown From Ridge Nepal American mountain climbers and four Sherpa guides were blown 100 feel down Mount Everest by howling 80 mile an hour winds two it was disclosed All six escaped The winds struck the mountaineers trying to scale t h e world's highest mountain by Ihe previously unexplored west All six were caught in their tents at and tossed down a nearly cal slope from camp at the The two Americans are Allen C. 36, of ver and James H. 28, of Wyo. Sift Bottom for Missing Fla. least 27 women and children drowned when their migrant farm bus plunged into a 20-foot-deep rural canal 80 miles north of Fifteen struggled lu ty from Florida's worst traffic accident in the ory of police Divers w o r k e d under lights Saturday night ing Ihe Hillsboro Canal's murky waters for possible additional The bus who said he believed 20 to 25 sons were trapped in the vehicle b u t officials said Ihe toll could noi be fixed i until the canal bed was thoroughly i THE mostly gro bean were women and children ing in age from about (i to Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Glenn Blocker said a light passing the bus on State Road 827, cut buck in on the bus and the two bumpers The bus plunged into the 50-fooi wide canal that parallels Ihe James Tulley 3-1. of Belle booked on charges of slaughter and improper passing and bond was set at a total of Fon News reporter Larry who goi to Ihe canal just as the bus was being pulled out were lined up for two miles along both sides of the Oddly enough it was a very somber There was no no Page Col. 5) JFK's Plane Seeks Record WASHINGTON President million jet after a busy day of set oil for Moscow Saturday night trying to set a non- stop international speed The big siKer and white plane left Dulles In- Airport in bv Virginia at p.m. 1-DT. Aboard Glenn 1. chairman of the Atomic Energy and other U.S. officials making an ex- change visit to
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