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Long Beach, California
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Tuesday, May 21, 1957
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"·**;/· '-:· SPege A.8--INDEPENDENT ^f*-* ·«* ««. t»*. M-r ai, i»ir TUCKER STRIC TLY. PERSONAL Only Good as Jury ¥ I ;'' "· ', , , ' , (Continued Irom Page A-l) ' : ·· ·-.. ' ing In court. The evidence of police officeTM U often disregarded. - , ' . ,, . ' ' We have it irom people who have served on juries that some Juror* take the position that "you can't be- . ' lieve any cop." And yet that same Juror had answered . no when asked ii he had a prejudice against police of. · fleers. Otherwise he would have been rejected from serving on the case. Any Juror who accepts service on · a case involving police testimony who is antagonistic to the police, is dishonest and a disgrace to the Jury system. He or she deserves to be reported to the Judge. It is nuch people'who make it Impossible to get conviction oi many drunk drivers. By the time they are cleaned up and paraded before the Jury by their at* . tomey there is little evidence of the drunkeness that i caused an accident--or the drunken driver endanger- ; ing everyone on the road. It U then that proven devices to measure a persons degree of drunkenness are produced as evidence. Such devices have been proven BlocofSO Demos to * Help Ike jrip-r-m .-^ - ( ;..,, -wwrr - n y ' · What We Say Isn't ' . . ' . .;. - -' ,- . · ' ' · - . -- . ' ' ·/ , · WASHINGTON--A cohesive and cosmopolitan bloc of 80 "Roosevelt Democrats" may be responsible for saving President Elsenhower's domestic foreign program from . sabotage by Republican and Democratic Conservatives, If It can be saved by their sup. port and Ike's television CPU[ s a d e , F r e . | quently opposing the Ray- i burn · Johnson, l e a d e r ship 1 , they vote a I h I s proposed e x pend Itures t o c o n t i n u e and e x p a n d TUCEU , . New Deal-Falr 'Deal reforms, · , ' The group Is headed by Rep. rescntatlve Frank Thompson Jr., a Trenton, N. J., Demo. : · · - By SYDNEY HARRIS ' "A psychologist who spoke at a luncheon I attended recently made a point that most of us too often forget: That what we want and what we say we want may be two totally different things. He mentioned a survey made by an automobile company a few years ago, asking the public what kind of automobile they would like. Most of the answers Indicated that potential car buyers wanted a shorter, squarer more easily maneuverable automobile--and this is what the company decided upon for Its next year's model. - Another automobile manufacturer made a similar survey at the same time--but asked a shrewder question. After Inquiring about the kind of car you would like, the questioner asked, "What kind do you think your neighbors would prefer?" ^- -. . "Oh, them" was the invariable answer, "they want a long, low sleek car with chrome and gadgets, just for show." Manufacturer A built the car that the public ' HAKHI* . . "wanted," while manufacturer B went ahead and built a car for most solidly in p everybody's neighbors. Car A was a spectacular failure that almost the House for (' plunged the company Into bankruptcy; car B achieved the largest .... j ' sales the company had ever knowa " ~ The moral In this true tale Is not hard to find. We are generally aware only of our conscious desires; and, consciously, enough remains of our Puritan heritage to make us talk as If we disliked show and glitter. And most of us actually believe this. But dig a stratum beneath and there Is a rich vein of wistful longing for a car that Is bigger, heavier, more powerful and more impressive than any other on the block. This is why even the "small three" autos look more and more like Cadillacs every season. · Our basic motivation for buying--nnd for many other social activities--Is wholly unconscious. Our ultimate decisions are made not on reason or logic or even prudence, but on the desires and drives and frustrations that retain their stubborn Influence beneath the surface of the mind, and keep us childish no matter how mature we may sound. . . . · We are not hypocrites; we really think we want the smaller car. But what we feel Is stronger than what we think, and most modern-day selling is aimed directly at our feelings. ,v- . . , . . - . , .-·-. ; v This can become a diabolic device (both politically and commercially) unless we ourselves begin to understand the secret springs of , our behavior, and to make decisions that represent u sensible balance between our thoughts and our passions. Otherwise, we remain vie- 1 tims of our own childhood. . · ·· ^"Pnt'Studyin^HisMigratory Habits" DREW PEARSON; to have a high degree of .accuracy in measuring the ' '- erst, and It paraded Its ultra amount oi alcohol in a penon's system. It is a scien* ; tiilc method oi detection which is accepted as conclusive by medical authorities. . i. !·»···. .',. .. ..;· -I:;-.,* ., .- --»y»ife ,jv- # ' f ",- * -···' .'.'· · ,' "··.-:"' · Far too many Jurors refuse to accept such evidence, In our opinion such a person is a menace to our system oi government and does not deserve the freedom of the country--much less to be a Juror In one of our courts. But there are such people 'on most Jury panels. They will defeat any such law as this one concerning drunk drivers. It makes no difference to them that it applies only to .second offenders--or chronic .j '.' liberal "manifesto" In the Congressional Record on January ';«). 1957. F.D.R/a birthday. , Its platform Is pro-labor, nntl- . business, and It favors exten- i slve foreign aid. It advocates : large outlays for social scrv« · Ices, health, schools. Federal . relief of all kinds, and Fed. . eral development of all natural resources. ,' It parallels closely.the legls- '· lative proposals recently ad/ vanced by the Truman-Steven* son · Harrlmun faction under the auspices of National offenders. Such jurors should be reported by those 'V Chairman Paul M. Butler's who believe in decency and protection of life. That i» 'If, Rational Advisory Committee. K. . . . .. . . ,,,.. ./ ., » ii f» ' I n fact, the Thompson group ^ the.only way the new low will be effective.--LA.C. .. H (L-A.G.'* colnrnh, like othor columns, U MI exprvwlon of . p» nuMl opinion uid does not neoeutrlly reflect the coasidored · opinion of this nnwspmper.) · TOWN MEETING ; Postal Rates - EDITOR INDEPENDENT: Various Acts of Congress, quired postage In proportion. In 1794 Congress recognized ' so-called drop letters for local delivery and a rate of one cent In addition, In towns large enough to have letter carriers, the carrier charged a maximum delivery tee of two cents, which accrued to him- to i · between 1847 nnd 1830, cstab- ,' for ·«* "Ingle letter was set. ' lisheit special rates for mail . going to and from the South' west and Pacific Coast, The \ world-famous Pony Express, ( \vhlch operated to the Pacific ; Coast for 16 months In 1860 '., mid 1861, charged $5 for a letter at first and later reduced , the charge to II per letter. In 1831 Congress provided 'that all single letters, travel* ing no more than 3000 miles, should go for. three cents If postage was prepaid, and for five cents If not prepaid. Sin* : glc letters traveling more than :· 3000 miles were to go for six t cents If prepaid, and for 10 ] cents If not prepaid. Double, 1 triple letters and packets re- : virtually serves as the Butler 1 Democrats' operating agency -on Capitol Hill. ,..,-,,.,,,, ' * · · * - · - " ^~'-: * BLOC OP 80 DEMOCRATS --The bloc of 80 Representatives clashes completely with ! the Southern Democrats' wing, ,' ·. and It has only one member ( . from below the Mason and ' ,, Dlxon Line, In fact, Dixie » spokesmen frequently refer to '" them as "Roosevelt radicals," a title to which they do not object. , The 80 are mainly from such ·'metropolitan centers as New ; York. Philadelphia, Chicago, · · Detroit and Los Angeles. For' ty represent those places, and ,,20 come from smaller but good-sized communities. Their urban background explains their viewpoint on such Issues as labor, racial questions, Immigration, foreign affairs and social welfare problems. They pitch their appeal to · the municipal electorates that f REMEMBER [EN? iArur v«%v A : - self. The same ; applied : ' mall collections. :,. Congress Increased drop Jet;" 4 ter postage to two cents In ._'! 1843 and It was reduced to · one cent In 1831. In 1932. the "drop letter rate at offices . having carrier service became ' three cents, like that of all other first-class letter mall, ,'' 'At certain small offices with- · out carrier service, a drop let- · ter rate of 2 cents still ap. { plies.) Between 1793 and 1863, 'extra fees were charged, as part payment, at least, for the letter carrier. From 1792 to 1863, postal rates on letters and parcels were based on sheet letter ; dominated politics. · rates. But In 1863 a uniform i :· « · . letter rate, regardless of dls. tance, was set. At the same time free city delivery service Utility firms Helped Draft Legislation \VAMIIINKTOX -- E v e r y housewife who turns on a · gas stove or an electric light bulb will be Interested In the · amazing confession of the ' man whose sworn job U to protect her on the price of natural _., gas and electric .1 power. '. ..' M ( , , lie |j Jerome Kuykendnll, : whom Klscnhower has Just I rcuppolnted chairman of the Federal Power Commission. ·', When he took office, Kuy. kemlall took u solemn oath to e n f o r c e a n d follow the laws of t h e United States, especially th o s e governing his own agency which w a s set up to · protect the A m e r lean c o n s umer from big power companies ' and the big gas producer*. Ilnpltn thin, alert Con, grmumuiii T u r b t t r t MHC- llunald of Hontnii dl«covcrnl ' (hut Kirykendall hail in.'t . wrrptly ulln lltnilall I* Biiriif, Mllorncy for Cimnoll- ilaU'J KdlMin of New Vnrk; \Mllliun Turver (if Soiillinrn . Nutiiriil ln», nirinlMRliuiii, Ala.; and Duvld NrarU, CoiinHl for Teum Nnlnrul HIM Prudiicnn, Piir|HM« of ' "I would like to ask you t h i s question," MacDon.fld ; continued. "If, during the for- mutation of this bill, which Is now House Resolution 6790, ;· you did not call on any con. sumer group to find out how ' they felt about this matter, . nnd relied solely ori only the ,. three segments of the Industry that had to gain from any such bill?" "Well, t h a t Is a loaded. question," protested Kuykendall. ., ',' "It Is not a loaded question!" snapped MncDonald, "In th« flrnt pliu-e." rx- plalnnl K u y k n n d b l l , "I knnw of no sufficient con- · uimvn g r o u p * to go to. And I Hdrnonlilinl thow In. dividual, that there thould he no publicity about thli. Them should ho absoluto serrncy, becHUM I dill not tvunt any rumor* ilarled lliHl I here mlglit Iw another CH« hill during Ilin (ant m- Klun «r "1)11) Y O U C O N S U L T with any lawyers from a consumer group, of the Mayors' Association, for one, the may. nrs of 200 cities of the U.S.?" pressed MncDonald. "No, I did not." admitted the chairman of the commission which Is supposed to pro- the nmret meeting wan to £·· 'ect consumers, "I only con DR. JORDAN SAYS; r -for 20 years. i Ten represent mining areas. , ranging from the coal regions ', of the Appalachian region to gold, silver, etc. Another 10 come from farming states of ' the Upper Mlodle West, where ' the Farmer-Labor Party once PREDOMINANTLY UKBA.V 1HOUP -- However, the pre- Victim of Migraine Must Own Cure By EDWIN P. JORDAN, M.D. . ' v Written for NBA Servlen ' SEVERAL INQUIRIES HAVE been received recently for another discussion of migraine headaches and one In particular asks whether there Is anything new. I do not know of anything dramatically "new" in MAV 31 10 YKAUS A(IO ··!; IT WAS United Nations ( '--Dny at the harbor when 160 it ' Southern California buslnens- ,,' men and 22 consular rcpre- '' sentatlves were special guests f\*t tho W o r l d Trade Week ';ij luncheon cosponsored by the .,, Los Angeles and Long Itcnch ·',' Hoard of Harbor Commission- jT; ers. . . . Bigger and stronger -, ·· equipment In the oil Industry f? to meet requirements of a fi ( . new era In d r i l l i n g which »»..· would reach the 18,000-foot ., '·;-.' level, was outlined by 0. W. . SmM, llght-colored moths fvChonette of the Texas Com- ,· p«ny at a m e e t i n g of the i;.' Amertonn Petroleum Institute 5: In Shell Recreation Hall. ,,. concerns could either accept or refuse carrier service. But If the person went to the post -V benefits for the JarnTpopuia" office to get his mall he was J tlon. charged a fee for the service Involved In separating his mall from other mall. 'GEOHGE C. McMILLIN ''. Postmaster. · ··'· (Editor's note; This is the ; second of 'three parts of a let- '. ter dealing with postal rate history), ,..», , . 'Miller' Moths The group's line-up on a few key questions reflects Its ultra-liberal philosophy: * Elsenhower's Middle East Doctrine--68-10 In favor. To reduce appropriations for the Health, Education and Welfare Department's projects --unanimously against cuts. For grants to states for pub. lie assistance and unemployment compensation--62-2 for on public assistance grants' and 740. for unemployment compensation, i -To reduce $70,000,000 for , tie will offer more than pass- r Ing r e l i e f . Cure must be 1 brought about by the patient . himself, guided hy his doctor." · A migraine victim Is luuiil- . ly advised to reduce the work, day In length. He or she 30 YEARS AGO ' Mom than 400 tilth tx-hunl s t ml n n t i literally "took over" BII in ft n H c n r · and v clttrki In downtown depart. . men! storm for thn Student ' ' · MttrclutnU Dny, ipoiiMinxl :·' by Long H e * o h Kvtitllori, ^ Anwrlatrd. . , . Eitabllsll- ;" : hwnt of Long Bewh Munlel- v' pol A i r p o r t ·» an rnirr- '.', . Rfnry o|wnttlng bus* fur JV major ulrllnm during In. ?-.'· clement weather wm m- ;".' miml following itetlon takrn i . . . hy City Manager Kandall 51. V .IJorton, nnd transfer of ra- *·- illn reiiKK vqul|inivnt trims- *,"'. ferml from Van Niiyn. *,»!'·' t are called "millers" because their wings and body are cov . ered with a white or light, ;, «"ch United Nations activities flour-like powder Just as the J al labor, health, education, clothes of the old-fashioned . etc -- 64-2 against. miller were covered with flour ',' · To defer payment of Inter- du 'l- ..... . ' est on British loan-55-6 in ..... · favor, , Lucrative Business - "' ' Most lucrative of all com. merclal fishing enterprises, the American shrimp industry produces about 225,000,. · 000 pounds of shrimp annually. This business Is valued at about 50 million dollars. For Speaker Raybum's In- vestlgatlon of alleged conserv- , atlve trend by Independent £ agencies nnd commissions--582 In favor. . .-, ; For Congressional rather than Presidential commission's investigation of the Administration's monetary policy--70- I In favor. i and not noniit other form of i . recurring headnrhit. ONE CI.UK Is the fact that most of those with migraine headaches develop peculiar . feelings or sensations several hours before the headache be- · gins. These peculiar feelings ' may be of various kinds,' such as visions of animals, cxces. . slve hunger or acute depres. . slon. The Individual victim ' will usually have the same, or .nearly the same, premonitory \ signs before each attack. , ; ; Tho headache. I* likely tii , . · t a r t 'gradually but geU ii ·· worse, spreads over greater ^ areas of th« head nnd Is .*: TH E STANDARDS of work usually One-sided, Those who j£ and p i a y may nec(1 chang | nK . ~ h.v. ....... .ii..i, i- r Th|| appl|M partlcularly (0 rc . sentment or anxiety caused by situations over which the ml- graine victim has no control. . Another recommendation Is that one should develop fuller tolerance of o t h e r people. .. This Is all part of developing a philosophy toward life which will make one's own dally affairs as much In harmony with ' what goes on outside as Is · Questions and r\ Ansivcrs Q--Why doe* the ttate /lag of California haie a brown bear and the tmnl* "Call/or- tiin Republic" on itf A--It Is patterned after the famous Bear Flag adopted by the Americans who revolted against Mexico in 1846. Tho bear symbolhes the determination of the settlers to fight for Independence. · · · - · - ' ' . ' J -- WJio uxu (/IB lint iroiiKm }i/ivslclan in Americaf A--Elizabeth Blackwell. · . · · · · - · Q--How did liifcrtKiflonnf fnui get ettiMwhed in the lint plaret , i , ·. A--Some International laws have been agreed upon by ihould be sure to obtain suf- - treaties among nations. Oth', flcient rest. The 50-year-oM ' should not work as he did 30 1 years younger. , Another suggestion Is to ·'. : avoid nendlnm worry. Worry ··; Ii surely n waste of time, t; ; Mint people rnnllin this, but ^ '. often they dp not under, i' ·''· ntnnd how much they run d» i , for theniMlveii by training ' . themselveii nut of such K ,':· habit. , i have Incapacitated for morn, . ! may I » day or ' INNUMERABLE drugs and U.S. Free Ports tried for migraine. Some of ;them are helpful, partlcularly If started Just before the ; headache begins. · , . · However, as stated In a splendid article on this subject, "Nothing out of the bot« possible. ' The United States has fotir free ports (officially deslg. nated as F o r e i g n Trade £? '' ' 30 VEAKH AGO ;x ^' Zones): Stapleton, Staten Is'. "^'"niK Z I O N KVANOELIIand: Snn ''TMnclsco; Seattle '" ( CAU Chureh edifice, I4th St. »"^New Orleans. , nnd Pacific Ave,, was for- " ' ninlly dedicated at three spe- .'"- . INDEPENDE1NT ''·' · clal services with leading mln * Himun H. ni44«r CROSSWORD PUZZLE · .A roallllon 1 7 Tu tmiNiwtr I* A|i|xlntmtnl 21 Nliwly - , Isters from Indianapolis. Ind.; -; Hii»id M. HIIMI.AMI. l p t«. A n » » i . . on/t o' ,,.' '. ··"'·'·I C. C«m«r»n.OiBl, Los A n g e l e s and Seattle Urry coihn. jf, BUS. M«ti«a«r . speaking; Rev. George P. El- % . ' · " · - -- · \l l.rhn.1... i»». An.lnr n.V. LA ' C»«HI W. Edll.Mll Olumnill j( Jerhrnke wns pastor. . . . One M ii» E. »IBM_ M.n*oin 0 Editor ,t- of the largest recent sales of ·,, ,,, ·,Plne Av« properly was com. * *i pleted when Leo M. Meeker, ',: NatieiuiAciwrtJima Fowl UnllrallMl IM Wt ronkU 3« olob. 37 Tow. \ L o n g Beach b a n k e r , an, nounced sale of his building, ·, the southeast corner of Pine ; !. and 7th, for $223,000 to Dr. (i | B, Baker of Los Angeles; the ' Bank of Italy was the occu- | pant .. . . , , , , . ,, , . . . , · . . , ftA ,-r ; --"- N ^-^''. ; - :; - J '; ,-;^ : ' . . . " · ' ' . · · ' · . " ' «ssg '" 4 S to r*JMl i 13 I)oi.nh««rltl 44 Mrx* buivllf 4T To rtmov* ^' ulUrlr Hlld«r Jihni, Inc. with (fflMi ·'. Wrlgliy BlOg. 4« ^ri'liV Bl««. " «*«"l«. S , . 6 4 E»n'4th It, M SA,.,. of __ J24J W, 1th tt. »ohnmn.«l »· 110 «4ltt*r »t. « Ainrm.llv. I flit* «f Th* inl«pndin ,, ^ n 4ir» nulnUlMd at thM* '':. ._ 3 To IM wrong ' ' ' I 11 IS 32 H M *~ 4J 49 Jf" tl 1 il W 1 J4 ^ »· U · it IV m f u 41 '· IHIWN · ? Oilhrhllki bin] 4 U ^, ii % 44 u ti i u ii f a t % 20 ^ 40 J ^ f* I l) % M ii u « 21 m u ^ *t (·brie , *« M l l l H V t l H la M % M ? U 10 II 3T i 4) u 4*1 4J W '13 U u u ft Ptr*nn« ·( ; · wnlch T Kin 8 rcrlilnlnc ID T«flflrd«r'« Punlt BDFIIIG anno EC ·QQGI nrjaE DGH ana anna annrj an BPiarj ancm aaaauia ataauuu aan anaa ran 0 Burin* (not .1 T*Atn.l#r'. fry IS Arlirieiil liq ll H l l k w !2 Form 31 \,int H I, 1 ion '·I Art nt :·· Kiliti 3D ll.rt«.MI or ;IKI.« , rt nt ·hunnlni Ikk. Nut* of Iho rhromillr M:I|« in 8»1M rlv«r 41 rollwiulali («lh.r 44 n»rt IK TitMUn prl«t : IN \ 4» Abhorlim ·* W U.ll b.v(I.I« I*iop for Illtlns «n,,.tlnnf 51 TliroiiOi 54 To lUIn , .inrt nt th« tf» fStTM " """"* ers have grown Into law through long years of custom nnd usage. There Is as yet no wny of enforcing International law except by war. t · · · · Q--How many times have the tnoitrrn Olympic Garnet been cancelJedf A--Three times. The two world wars were responsible for cancellations of-the games - scheduled for 1916, 1940 and 1044. · ' * · · ; Q--How large nil area til New York City doe* the United Nation* headquarter* . A--Approximately 18 acres. ; Q--lt the 'hickory tree * proiwn only in Americnf 4 A--AH species except three are native to eastern North America. Q--Where^diil /io glacier* come Irom which covered part of the present United State* in the Ice Agef A--There were three Important Ice sheets In North America. One moved down from Labrador, called the Labrador Ice sheet; another developed In north-central Canada, called the Keewatln, and a . third forced In the far western ' part of Canada, called the · . Cordllleran Ice sheet. . , · * · · - · · ' Q--Where im« the /ir*t moving picture iitudio in the '- luorldf A--West Orange. N. J, The : studio was built by Thomas A. ' Q--What ira« the name of ' the Philadelphia lawyer woh ' defended Peter Zenger in hii trM lor libelf A--Andrew Hamilton. draft a bill' acceptable to both Hniithfrn (JH» |innliirrr» ' and Northern Ran itlitrlliu- tun. Th« ruiuiinx-r uns not ! roninlteil. . . . . Kqually amnlng ivu* that the meeting Ivan held on thu lust ruction uf the WhltH HIIIIH. · · · · . "D0\7 TKI.L ANYONK" --Chairman Kuykendall finally blurted out the whole story. "What happened was this," he confessed to the persistent Congressman from Boston, "While Congress was still in session last year, and after the bill had been voted on, Jerry Mor. gan at the White House con. (aclcil me and asked me If I, without saying anything to anybody, would p r e p a r e a draft of a bill which I thought would fulfill the requirements that the President had stated In his veto message." Kuykendall then explained how he had contacted representatives of Southern K"s ·companies nnd Northern tjls- trlbutors. "Well, sir," demanded Con- grcssmnn MacDonald, "as I Understand It, the act which you administer was put In for the protection of the con- I siimlng public of the United ' Slates, wns It not?" '-' "Yes," agreed Kuyk'cndall. "Would you not say that , your primary duty Is to pro- ' tect the people \Vho use tills gas, rather than those who r, p r o d u c e It?" MacDonald asked. , "Yes, and that Is what I am endeavoring to do," said Kuykendall. people I suited with these , have mentioned. "Since ' the mayors of 200 larire c i t i e s of the United States reprrsent millions of people -- millions of people . who would be affected by this hill--I cannot quite understand why you did not, and I am asking for an explana- ·; tlon why you did not," asked MaeDonald. Th? chairman of the Fed. ; eral Power C o m m i s s i o n ' squirmed, fidgeted, gave no ' satisfactory answer. A further answer will be demanded of him when he comes up for confirmation before the Senate I n t e r s t a t e Commerce Committee, Sen. Paul Douglas of Illinois plans to demand th»t he bo Impeached, . Notp--Thn SM-ret dlwiin- , »lon« b e t w e e n Kuykendall anil thit big (M bnyi rf~ sultnl In t h n Ilarrln Bill, nmv being coiuldcrw! In thfi · ; ItilllM of Rrpmrntiltlvr*. · * * * · ; ' \VASHINOTON I'IPELINK --The Senate Rackets Com- '· mlttee will try to balance Its anti-labor Investigation by Investigating a small telephone company In Ohio. Committee 'agents are probing report* that the company ordered de. tectlvfs to "get" four labor . lenders by' r u n n i n g them down with an automobile . . . the late Senator McCartney's private papers reveal he once . wanted a three-man national . c o m m i s s i o n t o Investigate · _ communism -- federal Judge Harold Medina, elder states- ' man Bernard Baruch, and la. ·'· bor leader David Dublnsky. Strictly Business "\Vell, wlut Ii It. drar? You know I'm rushed today"

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