Independent from Long Beach, California on March 11, 1966 · Page 43
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 43

Long Beach, California
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Friday, March 11, 1966
Page 43
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P*9« 8-10-- INDEPENDENT '··"· ···* «·"«·· *· "· Gonsalves Raps New V^ V ' · ' ' · : . · . - ' · . ' ' · ' : . · ' . ' * Judicial Appointment · .' · V - .- - ' · '.i » * - · , .·'· · ,j i' .,'.. ' . - ' · · '· If F-T MM* SACRAMENTO--The ap- poinlment of., the; .fifth . Downey man;in a row to V m u n i c i p a l court bench, wHlle none has' been appointed' f rom · the · Norwalk- · LaMirada area, ; has threat- . ened to cause a political rift . between the. Brown administration-and influential Assemblyman Joe Consalves, DrNprwalk. " Gohsalyes said that because 'of' the latest judgeship' appointment 'he had . boycotted both a Tuesday night cocktail party at Gov. Edmund G.. Brown's man- iiqn arid; a 'Brown testimonial dinner in Sari Francisco Wednesday night "I've had it with him. I'm fed up," said Democrat Gonsalves. . He said he was referring to the governor's method of selecting municipal Judges. G o n s a l v e s noted that Downey Municipal Court's, geographical -area also includes Norwalk and La Mirada. . "For some reason the' governor has declined to appoint anyone east of the (San Gabriel) river," complained the. assemblyman,- a former Dairy Valley mayor. Brown over the-weekend appointed Municipal-Judge. Charles Edward-Frisco, of 11406 Rives-Ave., Downey. 'TVTR 'IV! . BELL' PROSPERS IN BLACK MARKET Phone Lines Dear in Brazil--$1,000 and More SAO FAULO, Brazil (UPI) --A critical shortage of tele- phonu circuits In Brazil has led to a thriving black market where 'lines sell for as much as $1,000 each. Every day. there are scores of advertisements in local newspapers from persons offering to buy or sell telephones. One of the most ag- closed, the seller advises the ;elephone company -to trans for the line to the new address because he has just 'moved" there. -Because of the constant sales, only a few telephones are actually listed under the names of the actual owners. This illicit enterprise Is tolerated because it is about appropriate name of "Mr. Bell," who 'advertises in English, French, Italian, German and Portuguese. Although Brazilian economy is built on credit buying, the · telephone salesmen demand cash. The average sale price is about $900, but "Mr. Bell" asks-upwards of $1,000 for lines in districts where they're scarce. ONCE THE deal has been phones per year. Although the first telephone was-installed in Brazil in 1899, there are now just over one million u n i t s . Caught iri the middle have been the foreign-owned companies which controlled most of the telephones in Brazil. less than 1 100,000 new tele- Gursel'Critical' WASHINGTON (UPI) . -Turkish President Cemal Cur- sel.was placed on "the very seriously ill". list at Walter Reed Army Medical Center about $2. Thursday after suffering another stroke. dian, invested little in' improvements because t h e y ivere already losing money. The result meant only a persons, many of whom put trickle of new telephones and in their applications more DURING LONG periods of ada's Brazilian Light and gressive is a man with the the 1 only way to keep the nationalistic and'.inflationary Traction'Co. It will pay $96 realistic rate increases on already remitting millions of dollars-in profits and did 'not need any more money. This meant that monthly rates'fell as low as 30 cents, although they've since, gone up to The telephone companies, 'mainly American and Cana- fewer inhabitants. There's a waiting list in Sao Paulo of some 400,000 disrepair of the lines. Now,'the Brazilian government is in the process of buying the Companhia Telefonica Brasileira, owned by Can- than 15 years ago. Many people have : died without ever getting their telephones. The existing circuits are so old arid the cables so cracked that water inevitably seeps in lines circulating in a country governments, the telephone million for facilities in the knocks' out'many lines or and Traction, of-80 million which installs companies weren't allowed populous states of Sao Paulo, Guanabara, Rio de the grounds that they were Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo. * ' » * # NOWHERE IS the telephone shortage worse than in this industrial city of five million. At last count there were only 293,000 telephones, far less than in Rio de Janeiro which has 1.5 million can** a bewildering seHei of wrong numbers until'th« cables are repaired or dry out. * * f- * CALLS TO big firms with only one or two lines can be delayed for over an hour. Some businessmen hire young boys to dial continuously until they get through to their party. 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