Independent from Long Beach, California on May 17, 1957 · Page 7
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 7

Long Beach, California
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Friday, May 17, 1957
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PsvcH.ATR.sT TELLS ARMY- \; _ , Nominate Stepdads 'Father of the Year' How to Reduce Psycho Discharges r CHICAGO «i-A piych!atrl«t aiierted Thursday that combat cowardice ai welt ai bravery muit be "recognized and taken Into consideration" If the armed force* are to maintain their morale. Dr. Eric Bell Jr.. of Naihvllle. Term, hit at any psychiatric theory that there are no cowards pectant" attitude toward each patient. The piychlatrlit mnde It clear ho expected the patient, deiplte hli anxieties, to return to com* bat "of hl« own free will." . · · · · IT WAS demonitrated, he went on, that many psychoneU' soldiers. Bell contended the "true Con- or bad men-- merely "ilck men rotlcs "can and do make good who need psychiatric help." · · · · "COURAGE CERTAINLY li not the absence of (ear because no one who Is normal li tree from fear In a situation In which his life Is endangered," he said Bell, Instructor In clinical psy . chlatry and neurology at Van' derbllt Medical School, presented a paper at the annual con ventlon of the American Psy chlatrlc As«n. He declared the practice of psychiatry was a "frustrating experience" throughout World War II, but much Improved In the Korean conflict. Army directives In World War II. he said, made discharge from service mandatory for any soldier diagnosed as having pay ·choneurosls. At a result, he went on, "nearly ai many men were being dls charged from the Army as were entering through Induction »ta tlons." * · · · BELL ACCUSED all branches of the armed services of exhl bltlne a "strange, Illogical type of thinking" during W o r l d War II, In that they recognized heroism with various medals and honors but were "unwilling to recognize the quality of coward He said some line officers, un willing to discipline such acts of cowardice as throwing away weapons In combat, would "pass the buck" to the medical depart ment. The man Involved would be sent to a psychiatrist far from the combat zone. Ai a result, he said, "tens of thousands of them discovered their symptoms were sufficient to excuse them from their labors, the uncertalntlei and dan- !«· of *».",,, . "WEAKNESS WAS rewarded by honorable medical discharge," he said, Two major changes dealing with the psychiatric problem made a "tremendous difference" In the Korean conflict, he said, cutting sharply the rate of such discharges, Psychiatric cases were "evacuated forward" to the combat xone and the psychiatrist, stationed In the combat Tone himself, maintained a "duty «x- C.O. Carrier Div. 15 Soon to Move Here Nominations already received for the Father of U' Year, an- eept of the nature of man" Is nua i contest conducted by The that he has "an Intelligence to decide between right and wrong" and a will which "can choose good or evil, bravery or cowardice, God or Mammon," As a result, he went on, "It Is absolutely necessary to utilize fully and,to Improve, the system of treatment of psychiatric casualties that was used In the Korean war." Independent, Tress - Telegram, list several stepfather* who have won the love of their stepchll^ drcn. "I think my stepfather Is the grandest man alive," wrote one Bellflower girl. "He gives my brother and myself everything we could want from a father. He works long hours to provide us with a good home and sees to It that we have good clotheslbe honored by being pictured In and a good education." - line Sunday Independent, Press- The Father of the Year will (Telegram June 9. He also will Earl Eisenhoiver Ribbed on Budget CHICAGO (UEl_Earl Elsen- hower, youngest brother of the President, was about to cut a ribbon opening a new sports store Thusday when someone In "Cut a budget?" asked Elwrv howcr, a suburban newspaper executive. "Not a chance. My name Is Earl, not Edgar--I cut the crowd suggested he call the ribbons only. Budgets are In ribbon "Budget." Ilke's line." receive a trophy presented by tho newspapers. · » · · ANY FATIIKR In the area s e r v e d by The Independent, Press-Telegram Is eligible. Nominations should be made In n letter of 50 words or less and mailed to the I. P-T. 6th St. and Pine Ave., Long Beach. They should be addressed to the Father of the Year Contest. Deadline for making nominations Is midnight May 26. INDEPENDENT--P«gt A.* SMilw C4lf, M, M«r IT, 1*17.. Persons making the nomlna- Jons do not have to be related ( :o the nominee. Several penonr. already have nominated minis. ^ era and schoolteachers wh( work with youth groups, " " IN FURNITURE APPLIANCES' tint, tkm *~ M . . In t«w» U4 «l» bMl *Kt iwto. DIXIE -- 1830 E. Art««U Hlk. LMW »!«« -- UtnMl Bunau WASHINGTON -- The Navy said Thursday that Rear Adm. K. W. McKcchnle. commander of Carrier Division 15, will shift his flag to Long Beach from San Diego, effective July 1. The USS Boxer and USS Princeton, which make up the division, previously had been assigned Long Beach as home port. Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel and Rep. Craig llosmer were Informed that the move will In volve about 12 officer* and 30 men In addition to the admiral. The Navy also anounced that the seaplane tender USS Curtis. soon to be reactivated, also has been assigned Long Beach as Its home port. Reactivation of the Curtis will get under way In June and require about three months, the Navy laid. Gty Share of Gas Tax $997,798 Long Beach's apportionment of gasoline tax funds for the current fiscal year totals J997,- 798.43, state highway engineer G. T. McCoy notified city officials Thursday. The city's budget wtlmate of funds from . this source was $928,660. Apportionments of revenue from five-eighths of one cent of the Mate-collected tax are made on a basis of population. Receipts from three-eighths of one cent must be spent for mijor street construction, and the balance for maintenance. · · · · FOR THK qUAKTKR ended RlHrch 31, the city's share Is $236,556.42. Revenue from second quarter of thr calendar year will be allotted next fiscal year. Total apportionment! to all cities this year amount to $28,219,354.63. an I n c r e a s e of 52.192.736,08, McCoy reported. Fourteen new cities with a population of 220,053 were Incorporated during the year. · Syrians Aid Algerians DAMASCUS W -- Syrians have contributed more than two million pounds (stout $560.000) to a "Support Algeria" drive last year. The fund was handed over to « committee of anti- French Algerian rebels by President Shukri Kuwatly. OPEN M O N D A Y AND F R I D A Y 9:30 A. M. TO 9:00 P. M. $45 to $55 men's sport coots save 40% to 69% 24.88 Rich rugged textures In the season's newest fabrics from the world's finest mills. Forstmanns -- English Imports -- Fine Domestics woven from 100V. Australian wool -- new Silk and Wool mixtures. Medium to dark tones in muted-stripe loden cloth, neat all-over patterns, Ivy herringbone stripes, popular small checks, rich plaids. In tans, brown, blues, dark grey, medium grey. Sizes 36 to 46, regulars, shorts, longs. imported english flannel slacks A complete selection of $22,50 Imported English flannel slacks to fill 1 e v e r y wardrobe lor business, sports and vacation needs. 7 colors to choose from In sizes 29 to 42. REG. 22.50 14.99 2 pr. 29.00 MEN'S SHOP STREET FLOOR 'SKJKJiUOBSI mens short sleeve sports shirts special import purchase top quality hand hooked rugs save -5- and more Walker's commissioned one of the Orient's largest producers to make this fine selection of hand-hooked rugs. All this took months of careful planning, to bring you these beautiful, beautiful rugs at these rock bottom prices. THICK, RESILIENT ALL-WOOL 7.95 TO 139.95 VALUES In our own floral design with solid color backgrounds In soft, lovely green, pastel blue, antique rose, warm- beige and gorgeous white. , 7.95 2 x 3 sire ', 4.99 9.95 2 x 4 size ,,... 6.99 15.95 3 x 5 size 11.99 . 26,95 4 x 6 size 19.99 61.95 6x9 size 45.99 139.95 9x12 size 89.99 STURDY QUALITY COTTONS 4.95 TO 89.95 VALUES In our own special lattice designs with crisp, clear background colors. 4.95 2 x 3 size ;.-2.99 7.95.2x 4 size 4.99 10.95 3 x 5 size 7.99 19.95 4 x 6 size 13.99 49.95 6 x 9 size 29.99 89.95 9x12 size 49.99 HUGS FOURTH FLOOR SPECIAL VALUES FOR THE HOMEMAKER Easy Rolling Laundry Cart reg. 4.95 heavily plated laundry cart, well constructed for long wear. Heavy canvas basket. Large capacity, fold for convenient storage, 3.49 6.95 TOILET SEAT of m o l d e d plastic with heavy chrome hinges. Decorator colon »..__--~~.-3.99 6.95 BATH SCALES by Chatham, accurate weight. Easy to read dial. White, blue, green, maize. 4.69 5.98 HANG-RITE CLOSET ROD expands to lit any closet from 72" 1o 95". Easily Installed 2.99 9.95 CLOTHES HAMPER. l o o m woven fibre, simulated 1op. Large 19 x 10x24 size. Decorator colors. · 5.99 LOWER FLOOR reg. 4.95 2. Special purchase of over 2,000 sports shirts in 27 patterns. This group has been hand picked to give you the finest shirts and the greatest values to be found In the market today. Choose from dozens of smart new patterns in Ivy stripes, gold prints, bamboo weaves, cross stripes and ombre checks. Sizes S-M-L-XL. MEN'S FURNISHINGS STREET FLOOR SPECIAL VALUES FOR THE YOUNGER SET girls' tee topper blouse coordinated play wear wg.l.7S.1.98 77 C "l«l7 Mercerized poplin stripe blouse with sleeves, boat neck and fish-tall bottom. In navy, red and white stripe. 3-6x and 7-14. 1.75 · 1.98 GIRLS' MARINER JACKET In tnermrlzed ilripa, ilneveleu, tailor collar. O0«» 1 10 , 3.6xand7-U 77C"I.I7 1.75-1.98 GIRLS' PLAY SHORTS In c o t t o n twill. Band Irani, covnred .laitlc back. O0«» 1 1 0 3-6x and 7-14 77w " 1 . 1 7 1.98 .2.50 GIRLS' PEDAL PUSHERS In colton twill. Band Iron), elastic back. Navy, red, white. 1 1 0 1 90 3-6x and 7-14 I . I 7 - I . A 7 toddlers" rhumba sunsuit rtg. 1.98 77 C Drip-dry cotton in solid colors and woven checks. Elastic ul back, leg and waist. Sizes 1 to 4, 79c BOYS' PLAY SHORTS, printed or lolld color twill and wovsn Hickory elrlp*. Bo»r ityl*. · Slit* 2 to 8 , wading pool Inflatable d o u b l e ring pool i n ' heavy duty plastic. Bright blue and orange, 50'' diameter, Id" deep. ' baby dolls All vinyl from head to toe. Miracle rooted hair can be washed. Sleeping eyes. 18" tall. REG. 4.98 3.88 RtiG. 9.95 4.98 wading pool Built for a lot of hard wear. Rigid frame, heavy duly plastic bottom In yellow and green. 4'x6'xlO" 'deep. REG..16.95 12.88 4,98 IVY LEAGUE SLACKS In polished cotton. Sanforized, slight *% QQ irregular. Sizes 28 to 36 A» 7 7 2.98 BOYS' SPORT SHIRTS by "little champ." Short sleove, ian- 1 QQ : forized. Sizes 6 to 18 ................. l « 7 7 2.39 BOYS' D O U B L E KNEE JEANS sturdy 10-oz. navy denim. x Sanforized". 6 to 16 ------ ....... - *v, · boys' socks Popular long-wearing cotton and nylon stretch. Assorted patterns and colors. LAND O' YOUTH FOUHTH FLOOR DOWNTOWN MM «t fewtk HI J-7411 PARK FREE AT ANT PARK AND SHOP LOT VALIDATION WITH PURCHASE CY/MIB LJ/MIBC MMday «nd Friday fi» r* fiM STORE HOURS otnl D.P - »uo t. mo

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