thoughtful children, let Grant Holcomb, KNXT newsman, put in a word of his fun-loving daughter Dynne
, a sophomore at UC
He was in the press party accompanying Khrushchev to San Francisco. As the train rounded a bend between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo
the passengers were attracted to a group of people alongside the tracks ahead with some sort of banner, possibly heckling Mr. K. As the train whizzed by they saw the banner, held up by laughing youths including his daughter, stated, "Welcome Grant Holcomb!"
:: A LADY NAMED
Paula who works in an office on W 7th
St., near Alvarado is continually being disturbed by odd and obviously unreliable characters. They invade the premises and want 15 cents for what they wish her to believe will be for a cup of coffee. They don't look like the coffee type and usually she refuses.
The other day a tall, gangling young man came in and said, "Would you please give me a sheet of carbon paper? I want to write a letter to my mother." She waited but he didn't ask for the two sheets of paper in which to sandwich it, he just took the carbon and walked out. Now she's wondering if carbon paper has a muscatel flavor.
:: ONLY IN L.A. --
A news tip that a body had been dumped in a street in Highland Park came over the city room teletype the other night. It was followed a few minutes later by this one: "Editors: Nothing to report of body dumped in street in Highland Park. Some drunk apparently fell out of car."
at the Red Box ranger station report that after the last ember was extinguished they came upon a gal wearing a bikini, who had pulled her sports car to the side of the road in a burned-out area and was studying a book about yoga . . . By the way, no one seems to know how Mt. Disappointment, near which the fire burned, got its name.
:: MISCELLANY --
A customer in the International House of Pancakes, scrutinizing the large menu, asked, "Don't you have bourbon flavored pancakes?" . . .