Independent Press Telegram in Long-Beach, California
4 Apr 1954

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4 Apr 1954

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Independent Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - April 4, 1954, Long Beach, CaliforniaTop politicos play Godf at hers 3 clerics fir i o r b Iruh of Lake woo d tit y of Brown praises setup Hosmer Speaks for Ike by Bud Lembke Many of California s Lead ing political and civic figures helped Send the state s new est and 16th largest City Down the ways with a flood j of oratorical greetings and Best wishes at a luncheon saturday in Lake Wood country club celebrating the incorporation of the City of Lakewood. Among the 350 present were state atty. Gen. Edmund g. Pat Brown it. Gov. Harold Powers state Assembly speaker James w. Silliman and con Gressman Craig Hosmer. Brown. And several other speakers emphasized that the new City s proposal to contract for All services with the county known As the Lakewood has attracted widespread inter est because its possibilities. Referring to the plan the at by Brian Hodgson three-man7 committee has been appointed by the Norwalk ministerial Assn. To determine if any Basic human rights have been in the sus pension of teacher Solly Rubenstein by the Board of Edu cation of the Norwalk school District committee members Are Rev. Perry Carlson of St. John s lutheran Church Rev. Byrdie Henshaw of the Norwalk friends Church and Rev Wesley Baker of the Church of the covenant. The committee appointed at a meeting of the association will make a full report on its findings in the near future Rev. Baker said saturday. Rubenstein suspended from his Job As fifth and sixth to the couple s second child. Rev. Baker said that donations would be used both for family welfare and to finance the fee for an Appeal of his suspension in Superior court. Those in sympathy with the family s plight but disagreeing in principle with Rubenstein s stand can earmark their contributions for Relief Only Rev. Baker said. Kef survived by Kin in Confederate Veteran Thomas Evans Riddle who died Friday at the age of Surv Well by a grandson in Long it was Learned saturday. I Marvin Ream 2420 e. Broad Way said lie had listened to rid dle s stories in his r youth in Wichita Falls Tex., and in re cent years visited the old Man at the Confederate veterans Home in Austin Tex. He was an easy going old gentleman and he seemed to enjoy he liked making beam said. Ream said Riddle a private with the rebels during the civil War to Tell fortunes by Reading Palms. Ream recalled it was quite a High Point of his youth when colonel Riddle traced the furrows in his Riddle was wounded in the spent his last amusing himself with his favorite game. He died old doctors said. Only four veterans of the Between the states still survive Union army ext Soldier an it three confederates. Hike everybody s pay la the Cabinet approved a decree sat urday whereby salaries arid. Wages of All private and up Blitz employees Are increased from 45 to 50 per cent the government said the increase would Raiser wages in line with the Cost of. Living. Torney general declared this is a Beacon on a path Way that May be followed in California i of contract with the county for Basic services and at the same time you maintain your identity and your own control. To me the plan makes sense especially in the so called fringe areas Hosmer announced that he brought greetings to the new City from president Eisenhower vice president Richard Nixon i and Senate majority Leader Wil Liam Knowland. Ike said to Tell you that you have done a Fine Job in building a new Community. He instructed me to Tell you to make it the Best Community in the Hosmer declared. Pledges postal Aid the congressman said he has conferred with postmaster Gen eral Arthur Summerfield regard ing the establishment of a City of Lakewood Post office separate from the Long Beach postal District in which it is now located. The postmaster general said there will be no change until its necessity is said hos a mar. I will work closely with your Council to obtain a separate Post assemblyman Willis Bradley disclosed at the luncheon that the legislature at its special ses Sion just ended allocated 000 for capital improvements in cities incorporating Between mar 1 and apr. 21 of this year lie said he believes Lakewood will be the Only cily qualifying congressman Craig Hosmer left and county sheriff Eugene Biscailuz right explain some of the facts of life they have Learned in politics to George Nye jr., City of Lakewood councilman elect at a luncheon saturday celebrating the new City s photos Grade teacher at Thomas b. Moffitt school on the recommendation of Reginald m. Benton superintendent of after he allegedly violated the dil Worth act by failing to answer satisfactorily 12.-questions" concerning his affiliation with any organization advocating the Over throw of the government. Meanwhile Rev. Baker announced that the Church of the covenant 11717 Pioneer blvd., i will serve As a collection Point for funds to help the Rubenstein family. Mrs. Rubenstein was expected to give birth saturday for this Money from the state s so called Christmas tree fund for municipalities. Of the total amount will be available Only on a 50-50 Matching basis by the City Bradley said. He also pointed out that both the state Senate and Assembly passed a validation act enabling the new City to Levy a 19o4-5a tax and a Resolution congratulating Lakewood upon its incorporation. For the most part the lunch Eon was dominated by a spirit of Harmony and determination to forget the differences that prevailed during Lakewood s incorporation and annexation Battles. Assemblyman Silliman who is running against Powers for lieu tenant governor urged that the with his turn coming As soon As Lakewood s Council is officially formed councilman elect Bob Baker enjoys the meal at the incorporation Celebration and lets the distinguished guests carry the oratorical Ball. Listening at the luncheon fete to programs which the City of Lakewood Hopes to work out with state s co operation Are seated it. Gov. Harold j. Powers left and atty. Gen. Edmund g. Pat Brown. Councilmen elect Eugene Nebeker standing and Anglo Lacobon explain municipal plans. Woman Hurt by bus Dies Long Beach s 12th traffic fatality of 1954, mrs. Helen g. Harper 50, died saturday in Community Hospital of injuries suffered March 29 when she was struck by a bus at seventh St. And Walnut ave. Mrs. Harper lived at 1527 e. Fifth St. The Driver of the bus Dorothy m. Reed 30, was not cited by police. Mrs. Harper was born in Greece and came to Long Beach from that country six years ago she belonged to the greek orthodox Church and the greek ladies Philop Tois society. She leaves her husband George c. A daughter Georgia and two sons Arthur and Thomas Harper All of Long Beach. Services Are scheduled for p. M. Tuesday in the greek orthodox Church with Dilday mortuary in charge of arrange ments. Burial will be in sunny Side memorial Park. I Heads gospel missions los Angeles Rev Matt Scholfield of los Angeles saturday was re elected presi Dent of the South Pacific District of the International Union o gospel missions. Help them. Don t forget it. Gov Powers declared Lakewood is looked upon As the most energetic enthusiastic Ami progressive City in he promised the co operation of his office in working with the new municipality. Although the City s Council will not take office for a couple More weeks when incorporation is officially completed the five men ranging in age from 31 to 49 who new councilman and operate the City received forget All the bitterness of of office at the fete they Are Angelo Laeo Boni Gene Unity to aged Nebeker William Burns George i understand or. And Bob Baker lion passed by a majority of singled out by master to declared Silliman. Bring cercm0nies Neff for in the people who fought you. To their Roies in formation of the pie. The manner of the administration is going to determine if you get the co operation of the peo if you forget the bitterness you la be the big end of the Horn in los Angeles Long Beach mayor Lyman b. Sutler in a Short talk congratulated Lakewood s upon their election and promised that the City of Long Beach will be there to help work with you in any Way we but there were reminders in the midst of the plaudits and Rood will expressions at the luncheon that the decision of incorporation or annexation to Bench is still to be made in South Lakewood. Referring to that area Louis Boyar. President of Lakewood Park corp., declared close by kept from joining you by an old archaic Law arc Many people in the same Homes with the sane Energy and drive. They want to join you in making the finest City in the land. They will Call on you soon to As outstanding 54 so alumnus los Angeles sen. Thomas h. Kuchel a Cali sat urday was honoured As the most outstanding University of South Ern California alumnus of the year. Kuchel was presented the Asa v. Call achievement trophy by Lewis k. Gough. Former National commander of the american legion who won the award last year. The presentation was made during alumni Day activities on the so Campus. Kuchel was graduated from so with his Bachelor s degree in 1932 and from the so school of Law in 1935. A native of Ana Heim was cited As the alumnus who by reason of his achieve ments has brought1 the greatest Honor to the City Kochlin Guy Halferty Hollopeter John Todd and Jack Croul. Short talks were Given by county sheriff Eugene Biscailuz county fire chief Keith Klinger county health officer or. Roy Gilbert television and radio comic Jim Hawthorne radio commentator Bob Garrod Ini Larl Wood news times publisher Lovgren Herald american pub Lisher c. S. Smith county coun Sel Harold Kennedy judge Roberta Butzbach Peter Nitrini assemblyman Herbert Klocksiem and supervisor Burton Chace. The invocation and Benediction were Given by Rev. Alfred o. Storvick pastor of St. Timothy s lutheran Church. 4350 Chick hearted Ainsworth As a promotional stunt Rogers Grain and feed co. Offered to give 10 baby Chicks to anyone who came in its store saturday the firm ran out of Chicks after giving away held for fraud quiz Galveston Tex. A woman who visited her jailed husband saturday was arrested in turn and will be extradited to Minnesota to face charges of Tak ing payroll checks. Mrs. Jeannette sue huddle. 19 was nabbed when she arrived to Curtis Ray huddle 26, in jail on charges of assault to Mur Der. He too is charged in Minne Sota but will be held Here unti the assault trial is Over. Ship arrivals departures compiled by the Marine exch incr Active vessels in port sat Drav i birth operator due in sail i or Ann m Isbrandtsen ------.apr. S. San fran. A Oharu 4. New York Isbrandtsen apr. 3. Balboa ____lb-7 states Marine apr. 3, Yokohama a Grace .-.____apr. 3. San fran. _232-i Blue Star Curacao Pac. Far East apr. 5, san fran. Is n Mejlaender apr. 3, Yokohama _.16il h. Wickers am . 4, Houston lbs states Marine t. Uver poot ____150 Union of apr. 4, Ventura .1s8 Royal mail apr. 6, Antwerp Brooklyn Heights Buckeye state coastal adventurer Fresno Star free state Mariner Hurworth Keystone Keystone Stata Lompoc Loch Garth Marine Leopard Mary Olson Izukawa Kilaru Mannarella North Beacon pop Kisa per Fosset id awake. -230-b Lucken Bali 5, Brooklyn ______xb-31 Oliver Jolson co. Apr. 4, Reedsport ________lb-6 Kawasaki Kerr 6. Luanda _______230-d Pac. Aust. Direct apr. 3, Sydney _______lb-30 Coastwise 6. Portland ______.90 Triton . 7, Yawata .lb-4 ice Ocean apr. Havre _________23s general pet. Corp. . 3. Portland states Marine . 4, san fran. Vessels de to arrive saturday berth from operator Coos Bav 200 Bay Invin Lyons lbs co. Chandler Harris Coo Vancouver Coastwise Portland 60._.__ Diego Johnson vessels due to arrive today berth Azalea City. 17-i Hevron 97 Calmer. California due to sail . Apr. 5 apr. 7 from operator san Kran. Waterman Al Sej Rundo Standard Oil co. Grays Harbor Calmar san fran. Johnson Ngo i. Female c32-Egjertrud Bakke. Lb-3. Hawaiian refiner. 160 s Isuyo uru lb-77 Sadia Anc Silvana 97_________ Poona. Lb-10 Hio Rslisle 238 de water 119 147__________ Valt Emata 240-a _ Royal Hail. San fran. Barber Vilhelmsen Knuteso Matson san fran. Jde Mitsu Kosan k. K. Generl. Supt not. Co. Tschudi Elizon fran. Go risen klaveness fran. Pac. Isl. Transport associated Oil Golf Ito United fruit san fran. Union co. Of n. 2l, seek woman partner of Check passer attractive woman known As Darling was being sought by police throughout the South Bay area saturday As the accomplice of a Man accused. Of going on a one Day spree of passing stolen forged checks. The woman fled when her boy Friend William h. Reiter 30, a transient was nabbed in a Lawndale drugstore by sgt. Swayne Johnson of the local police Force. Reiter is accused of passing a score checks stolen from Everett Snow a building c o n t r a c t o r of 24071 Ocean ave., Walter a. A Check pro Tector machine also was taken. The woman described As 22 years old and comely is believed to have helped Reiter who once worked for Snow in his alleged Check passing activities. She was seated rented car near by when Reiter was nabbed in the store at 15000 Crenshaw blvd. To Seaster at Linen and lace. To flatter and fit the half size figure. In Spring s pastel shades of Navy Pink Blue beige and White. Smartly styled of Rayon Linen and Dainty lace. Second floor its easter at. Your family s favo rhe so key shop Friday . W 9 open an account buy your easter clothes on Liberal terms jewelry. Smartest accents for Spring. Is to a beautifully trimmed Spring Bonnet of finely Woven Straw. All the smart new shades 15.95 other hah to 15.95. Style Wise for Spring. Shoes by Fehn As illustrated Pink White and Turquoise first floor of California 1 smart Patent r 8.95 Jersey calf in Black Navy red

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