Sasha Alex Lessin Ph. D. (Husband)

SASHA ALEX LESSIN, Ph. D. (Ollie Lessin) ~ Old News

Lessin & Boas, New Law Firm, Opens In City



1423 1/2 Marcelina Avenue Torrance … FA 8-6867

The law firm of Lessin and Boas has opened new offices in the Professional Building recently completed at 1617 Cravens are. Irving M. Lessin has been a resident of the Torrance area for about five years. He graduated from New York University Law School in 1936 and is a member of the New York and California bars. Maxwell S. Boas, his partner, is a graduate of St. Lawrence University Law School and also has been admitted to practice in New York and California. For three years he served as a legal advisor with the United States Army in the Contract Procurement, Termination, and Renegotiation Division. Upon his discharge from service in 1945, he became an adjudicator in the Veterans Administration handling varied aspects of veteran problems.

Tartar Teen Talk


Tartarville election* is coming up next week so any Tartars who are planning on running for office should obtain their application blanks from the student activities office. Torrance High prides itself on the fact that over 85 percent of the students vote In student body elections, how about pulling it up to 100 percent this semester? Today is the deadline for turning in application blanks. Tryouts for the Tartar Variety Show were closed Tuesday The Drama Department is really getting to work on this and it should be really good this year. It’s open to the public so when you see advertising posters around town, make a mental note and be sure to see it. Say all you Tartars who are supposed to have such wonderful school spirit, where have you been at the basketball games? We won third place in the Beverly Hills tournament last week. Richard Ruff el won a place on the first string all-tournament team for the second year, also Gene Crenshaw won a place on the second string team. Tuesday, we played our first league basketball game again Centennial, and tomorrow night1 at 7, we play Santa Monica, in the Tartar gym. So let’s have everyone turn out to the game, students and parents alike. There were many parties in the homes of Tartars during; the Christmas vacation but from what I hear the one held by Ollie Lessin was one of the best. The party was open to everyone and was held on Dec. 26. Everyone played bongo and congo drums, danced and, M usual ate.


By OLLIE LESSIN (Thursday, June 6, 1957, TORRANCE PRESS Page 5)

The Fine Arts Award’s Banquet was held last Friday night at the Civic Auditorium. The program included winners Joyce Hookey and Ollie Lessin. Gibson, Diana Cook, Ronnie MontelhiA, IVIarjfaret Shidler, f&roJ Gerlltyr. Sholia Hofcan. IVIIchaH Mullen, Karen Rnmel, and El*a Barlow. The «riie«t np«>aker wan Donald Greeti. On hand were last year’s winners, who presented the awards.

Eddie Shaw presented the Best Thespian and Best Producer Trophy to himself. Eddie also received the Best Actor and supporting actor awards. The best actress was Claudia Sonith; best-supporting actress, Susan Babcock; best stage craftsman, Gary Parton; best actor of one-acts, Bob Gash; best actress of one-acts, Joyce Hockey; best musical and variety artist, Diana Cook, and best stage technician, Larry Martin. Best orator was Ron Hargirovp, and the best Journalist was Emma Mills. Receiving Band awards* were: Vlekip HiiiNha\v and Holm Mouzaklft, outstanding’ seniors; Rill C o 1 h y, Drum Major award, and (Jary Kippsieln was given awards for the best, instrumentalist, captain, and hand member. The best piano soloists are Micliel MuMen and Margaret Shldler. Orchestra and choir awards were given to Sue Babcock, Ron Lovelady, Ponna Brown, Donna Moore, Evelyn Schmald, Lolly Hanover, A r 1 e n e Perry, and Alan Hathaway. Dance awards were given to Joan Vachalek. Linda Gibson, and Bobbie Herring. Awards in art were given to Gary Parton and Glenda Whittington. Following the presentations of awards, the audience was treated to an original one-act

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