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Long Beach Independent (Newspaper) - February 25, 1940, Long Beach, CaliforniaClass ads15 words for 35 cents Cash in Advance 15 words for 40 cents by Telephone. Single copt three pay your Carrier 1 once each month gents 15c yearly subscription by Carrier. $1.80 1 Long Beach Independent and Long Beach news signal a no. 75�?an interpretive newspaper Long Beach California sunday february 25, 1940 241 e. Third St. Phone 696-41swedish crisis tension grows fight new pin Ball measure lest we forget foreign minister held in Stockholm As anger mounts Over soviet bombing raid by Tran radio press a meeting of the scandinavian foreign ministers in Copenhagen was delayed by a growing crisis in Sweden. Foreign minister Genther of Sweden was unable to leave Stockholm As tension mounted Over the bombing of the Village of Pajauta in swedish Lapland by soviet planes. The swedish government was reported to have been incensed by Semi official denial in Moscow that Vaiala had been raided by russian bombers. A meeting of tie dish parliament was called for tomorrow to consider the situation. I to her the swedish government announced abandonment of the Gold Standard in the country. Meanwhile prime minister Chamberlain and Chancellor Hitler engaged in an Impromptu Rad o debate today on the issues of the european War amid growing ten continued on Page 6 legislature trying to recess after passing Relief Bill Over Olson s veto having slapped the administration Down on almost every najor Issue the special session of the legislature was trying o Clear its decks to recess for several weeks before reconvening to pass the main appropriation Bill to carry Relief in the fiscal year ending june 1, 1941 As this a Independent can t miss and this Story proves it How would Vou like to be the owner of a 1937 Packard �?o8�?� Coupe with a dark finish and a radio there i it it no doubt about it just tin mention of it makes you jump. Jump the did. Readers of the Independent classified Section read t lie description of the car in an advertisement run in Roberson a Schulze 181? american Avenue and decided they should look it Over. The and was run on sunday. On monday morning the sleek dark Packard was driven off the dealers lot. It was a triumphant moment for the buyer Roberson a is it hut a and the Independent classified Section. A combination be this just can to miss new regulatory ordinance proposed by committee draws fire As confiscatory no sooner had the ordinance committee of the City Council passed a recommendation for the adoption of a regulatory ordinance for the control of pin Ball machines instead of the originally proposed legislation which would bar such machines from Long Beach than organized opposition to the proposal made its appearance. Salient features of the Regula such a measure stated they would tory proposal were oppose its passage on the grounds first the establishment of a that the High License fees would 825 License fee per machine per be confiscatory and would put Many operators out of business. Removal of such a they further stated they would press for exceptions to the ordinance which would again repeat the history of the ordinance originally proposed. Meet tomorrow tomorrow morning pm Ballma continued on Page 4t year. Second Chines from any location within 300 feet of any Public school. Third confiscation of such machines and revocation of License upon conviction for any gambling of sense. Spokesmen for the opposition to i charter amendment to clarify use of Oil revenues seen As City officials unite As a result of the fight Over the peek Atkinson Bill now shelved through the opposition of City officials a charter amendment is being prepared dealing with Long Beach s usage of Harbor revenues. Another result is that All hands Are now apparently United in opposition to the first measure which would have permitted use of Harbor Oil Money to Purchase Park and Beach land. Even councilman William j. Whole experienced a significant change on his second trip. Returning Here Friday Brunton informed his Council colleagues that on hearing the measure explained in Sacramento by City attorney Irving m. Smith he written a flood of minute work had lied things it and it was not expected that 9 recess would come until to Arrow. In the interim the anti son group in control was plan no a thorough investigation of a Sra. I level i ments i Ife week d included p is Sage Over gubernatorial veto of a $12,200,000 appropriation Bill to carry Relief until june 30. The governors veto was based mainly on objection to clauses in the Bill imposing severe restrictions on who May receive Relief and a drastic Section forbidding continued on Page 3 arbiter urged by Norway in Row Copenhagen. Feb 24 to norwegian foreign minister Kohl revealed today that his government bad proposed that the Alt Mark incident be submitted to an International court of arbitration in Case an understanding is not reached Between Oslo and London. He added that the arbitration court need not necessarily be the Hague International court. Brunton who made two trips to changed his v news and now stands Sacramento to work for the Bill with the others in opposing the Over the head of the Council As a continued on Page 5 City has biggest Dollar Day in years new busses replace old red cars Long Beach yesterday reaffirmed its position As the Mecca of shoppers. It was Dollar Day. And one of the biggest that merchants experienced in recent years. At the same time 14 new busses were placed in operation by the v Elf gr0ater buying Power than Lang company to previous years give a More Complete and efficient Jack Corner Secretary stated j Cross City transportation system. Merchants through their organization Long Beach retailers associated reported larger crowds american legion leaders discuss new Fountain site with City officials leaders of Arthur l. Peterson Post of the american legion led by Julius Feinberg commander late last week were consulting City officials regarding a suitable site for Victory Fountain. The Fountain erected in 1926 As Tsirou of putting it in a better a memorial to the american be location. Eion War dead now stands at Bemberg said that As soon As the West end of the Pike amuse a desirable place is found the ment zone in a setting out of committee which he Heads will keeping with its memorial Char seek an App oiment with the Acter. And patriotic groups vet City Council to make formal re Erans and War mothers Are do continued on Page 2 that this was due to the wide circulation of advertised values continued on Page 6

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