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Press-Telegram (Newspaper) - May 18, 1959, Long Beach, California II, HELPED ESTABLISH GROUP Paralyzed Veterans Tell Appreciation of Doctor By BEN ZINSER Into the manager's office at Veterans Hospital one day this week rolled three wheel chairs. i In them were three of The spinal cord injury patients. Eugene Luff, president of the Paralyzed Veterans Assn., opened the conversation. "We want you to have he said, thrusting an en- graved plaque toward the manager's desk. It read: "Dr. E. V. Edwards grateful appreciation of the kindness and encourage- ment given by you to the Paralyzed Veterans Assn. in the many years of our asso ciation." t THERE WAS groping for words. There always is at a time like this. The years o! association were fast coming to an end. DR. E. V. EDWARDS Retiring June 1 Death Notices infant son oflS.rvice Tuesday, p.m. At the age of 70, Dr. Ernest V. Edwards, manager of the _ong Beach Veterans Admin- stration Hospital since its in ception here in 1950, is retir- ing come June 1, As he sat chatting with PVA officers Luff, Dave Pot-' ter and Jim Dwyer, the memo- ries of almost 30 years in Vet- erans Administration service came flooding back Especially vivid. was that night shortly after World War II when a hostile paraplegic wheeled drunkenly into a ward at Birmingham Hospi- tal, Van Nuys. JABBING VICIOUSLY with a cane, the patient proceeded lo smash every windowlight in the ward. "This is a doc- tor told Dr. Edwards, then manager of the Birmingham hospital. "What are you going to do about "First we'll have the win- L B. Music Group in Campaign Navy Ships in Port; Civic Music teer today volun- began their one -week for memberships. The organization's kickoff dinner for the program got under way Sunday night in the Lafayette Hotel. Drive chairman Mix John O. McDonald said the quality and number of concerts wil depend 'upon the number o subscribers. No single admis- sions to the series are sold Price has been dropped this year from to for the series. Tickets for children of PLAN MUSIC SERIES At the kick-off dinner for the Civic Music Assn. drive for members to bring school age or younger top-notch national musical events to Long Beach are (from left) Wallace Lein- inger, association president; Margaret Musso, national Civic Concert Service of New York; and Fred Ohlendorf, acting supervisor of music, programs' the Long Beach Unified School district, one of the Ticket purchasers ballot on series preferences and the Mr. and Mrs. Bebby J. Edon, 492 Truman Boyd Manor, died Sunday. Surviving in addition to parents is a brother, Craig. Private service Tuesday, Dil- day Family Funeral Directors. Sunnyside Memorial Park Chapel, Dilday Family Fu- neral Directors in charge. BURNS Margaret Jane, 76, of 853 Pacific Ave., "died Friday. Surviving are sons, Robert C. and Stanley G. Service Tuesday, 3 p.m. Patterson Snively Mor- tuary. basis' of votes and money vailable from ticket sales. No License and Assault Try Charged to Anglers 7 Seek School Posts n Combined Vote LANGFORlV-Augustus, 81, of 1940 E. Blst St., died Saturday. Surviving are sons, Eldon and Louis. Graveside service Tuesday, 10 a.m.. Sun nyside Memorial Park. Lake- wood Mortuary directing. of 7219 Lanai St., salesman, died Friday. He was a veteran of World War II. "Surviving are wife, Alice; son, Kent M.; mother, Mrs. Richard Makie; Louis and Joseph; sisters, Mrs. Ellen Mendleski, Mrs. Lenora Stowell and Mrs. Lorraine Touchett. Requiem Mass was today, St. Cornelius Catholic Church. Dilday Fam- ily- Funerai Directors in charge. The family has re- quested that flowers be omit- ted. E., 74, of 272 Miramar Ave., retired pharmacist, died Saturday. Surviving are wife, Edith A.; daughter, Edith E. Taylor; two grandchildren. Service Tues- ,day, a.m., Christensen- Pjno Mortuary. NOVAES Bernardo Gar- cia, 77, of 4980 E. 20th St., died Saturday. Surviving is wife, day, Bertha 8 p.m. E. Rosary to- Mottell's and Mortuary. Requiem Mass Tuesday, 9 a.m., Our Lady Of Mt. Cannel Catholic Church. M., 28, of St., died Wednesday. Surviving is COIL .3401 Caspian Ft. Rosecrans National Ceme- tery. Rose Garden Chapel di- feeling. Dollie, 69, of 1732 Linden Ave., died Sun- day. Surviving are brother, Jessie N. Brown; daughter, dows was the reply. "Then we'll call a meeting of the paraplegics. At the meeting Dr. Edwards told The Men those who would never walk again: "What you men need is your own disclipinary board one made up of your own people. Well, you can have it. You'll have complete autono- my with one exception: you can't take it upon yourselves to discharge a -patient, from the hospital. Also, any time I see fit I reserve the right to dissolve the.board." THE BOARD still is func- tioning today. It has been so successful that some troublemaking pa- tients have implored Dr. Ed- wards to grant them a hear- ing before a hospital staff board. "Their own group can be pretty Dr. Edwards explains. "They'd rather face us than their own." Dr. Edwards said he once was criticized for giving Two Pacoima fishermen] were booked at city jail Sun-1 day after they refused to sign citations for fishing without a license and then tried to run down a game warden with their car, police said. Dionisio- Trejo, was booked for assault with a deadly addition to the fishing citation. His brother, Gary Alfred Trejo, 30, was booked for resisting arrest, in addition to the fish- ng charge. Both were re- leased on bail Sunday night. GAME WARDENS Loy -T. Gordon and Wallace Callan said they stopped, the men and a companion in the park- ing lot at Pierpoint Landing after they saw them get off a sport-fishing boat and ex- amined their catch. The catch was legal but none of the three had a fish- Wife, Mary Ann. Service at Vaudine; sons, Charlie M. and BREMMAN Marriet, 79, of 1726 E. 2nd St., died Sat- urday. Surviving are daugh- ters, Mrs. Lorna M. Barnard Mrs. Rachel Weed and Mrs Lucille Shapland; sons, Anse p. and William A.; brother Frank Price; sisters, 'Sarah P Lopmis and Lillian Rol Service was today, B. W. Coons Funeral Home. Carpenters Get 45-Cf. Wage Hike Over 2 Yrs. '.Agreement between carpenters and the Associated General Contractors on a 45-cent-an-hour wage in- crease spread over a two-year period, was announced William W.; six grandchil- dren and four great-grand- children. Services -Wednes- day, 2 p.m., Mottell's Peek VIortuary. 76, of 3633 Lemon Ave., a carpenter, died Sunday. Surviving are wife, Olga M.; son, Eugene; brother, Victor; two grandchildren. Rosary today, 9 p.m., Mot- tell's Peek Mortuary. E., 83, of 200 E. Willard St., died Sat- "urday. Surviving are sons, Harold E. and Bruce A.; Mrs. Victor Rich- ardson and Mrs. Will Patton. WALKER Marie, paraplegics special treatment. "I ignored the he said. "These patients are special medical problems. The VA pioneered the treatment program for these patients, and Dr. Ernest Bors, who heads the spinal-cord-injury service here, is world re- nowned for his knowledge of the subject." .CRITICISM ONCE was leveled at-Dr. Edwards for his insistence that an extensive medical research program is an important part of a hos- 39, of 5310 Carita Sunday. Surviving St., died are hus- pital's function. One doctor put it this way: (Advertisement) Slop Pain Instantly CUTS, BURKS "Even minor injuries can painful, becomeiDfcttcd 2nd ukc ilong time Ib httl. Thit's why my time you get cut, scratch, or minor .It's a soothing, cooling, stainless -liquid anu'leptic that 1. Stops pain 'instantly. 2. Helps prevent infec- tion. Ficcnotes rapid healing! And mothers, because it stops pain in- jtantly, and doesn't burn like iodine, is the perfect .antiseptic for children. So next lime gen a cut, scratch or minoc apply ideal family first-aid, Always keep a bcHtle of CAHPHO- la your medicine chesj ready for instant use. Get CAMfHO- PHINHJUE today! Only band, Robert H.; sons, Rob- ert H. Jr., James E. and Charles E.; six brothers and two sisters. Rosary Tuesday, p.m., St, Cornelius Church. Mass of requiem Wednesday, 9 a.m., St. Cornelius.Church. Mottell's Peek Mortuary directors. Magnolia Ave., a watchman, died Saturday. Surviving are wife, Pearl M.; sons, Lynn and Emory; three grandchildren. Service Wednesday, 10 a.m., Mottell's Peek Mortuary.- today, The pact affects somp 000 carpenters in 11 southern counties. Under terms of the agree- ment, carpenters will receive a wage in- crease effective June 15; and another in: crease May 1, 1960. The cur- rent rate is Vz cents an hour. Men also received- a day increase in subsidence working in areas where they cannot get home each night. THE AGREEMENT is the first reached among the so- called "basic trades" in con- struction. Still in negotiations are the cement masons, team- sters, laborers and operating engineers. Bricklayers who negotiate with the Mason Contractors association have r e a c h e d Mottell's Peek "Research hasn't always been a pretty word, but Dr. Ed- wards held his ground and in- stalled a research program that now embraces 175 inves- tigative projects." Dr. John D. French, noted neurosurgeon, said that the Long Beach Veterans Admin- istration Hospital is now the Garry, 83, of 417 VA'S "ace research installa- _____ i _ i ___ _ ___ f in -tlio Man Stricken on Freeway, Dies as Help Comes A 58-year-old man became ill while driving on the free way and died in an ambulance on the way to a hospital Sun day night. George Clarence Albrigh was pronounced dead on ar rival at Seaside Hospital a p.m. City ambulance driver Ron aid Scott said Albright tok him he became ill after eat ing. Albright said he ha driven his car to a servic station at Harbor Ave. an Pacific Coast Highway to tele phone for the ambulance. taken t The body was agreements with the Los An- cats' and Santa The Long Monica lo- Beach and The coroner's office will con duct an investigation to de termine the cause of death.' Santa Ana locals still are in negotiations. {Advertisement! 64, of 3800 E. 6th St., a boilermaker, died Friday. Surviving are wife, Anna L.; brothers, Fred, Bill, Arthur and Ott; sisters, Mrs. Clara Ramsey, Mrs. Cora Laird, Mrs. Ada Buchanan and Mrs. Ida Rodgers. Service Tuesday, a.m., Mottell's Peek Mortuary Chapel of khe Palms. tion" in the country. "Thanks to Dr. Edwards, the research center here is in- ternationally famous in tain medical cer- Dr. French said. Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? Don't txs emburaued by Irate f teeth clipping, dropping or v when you eat, talk or laugh. Just a little PA8TEETH on jour Plato. 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Four candidates seek one jost on the board of the Ana- ieim Union High Schol Dis- rict. Seeking the elementary chool posts are: Charles E. 'yler, incumbent and board sresident, 4862 -os Alamitos; Jeanne M. Nichols, Housewife, 3261 Oak resent concerts before high school, junior college and community groups in Sacra- mento, Fairfield, Angels Camp and Sonora Tuesday through" Friday. Featured group with; the choir will be the male quartet composed -of Carl Berg, Jay Hilling, Ray Jordan and Bill Reed. Soloists will include Berma Janine Karaiscos, Anita .'Tfu-. itt, Sondra Todd, Roger Davis; Louis Owens and Jim Mc- Student accompanist is' Carol Lee Nicholson. Ned ChMitemen Ray McKFe Ambulance Service HE 2-7929 Rose Garden Chapel 4TUNTIC LOKC-ettCH Science Shrinks Piles ;New Way Without Surgery Stops Pain ;New York, N. Y. 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