Independent from Long Beach, California on April 4, 1962 · Page 4
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 4

Long Beach, California
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Wednesday, April 4, 1962
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P«g« A-4--INDEPENDENT UNA, CM** *·*, ion 4. mi THIS IS ARCHITECTS CONCEPTION of one of $24,000 homes offered free to each-of seven astronauts in Houston. Thirty-two of the homes are being built for Houston's 19G2 Parade of Homes. Astronauts rejected offer. Seven Astronauts Forgo Giit-Homes the agency's Among those astronaut John II. Glenn Jr., representing the space pilots, De Orscy, and NASA Deputy Administrator Hugh L. Dry den. NASA said in a statement that it had decided there was no legal bar to acceptance of the homes. "As a matter of policy, however, NASA has advised the astronauts that acceptance of the houses is nit considered to he in the best interests of all concerned," the ' statement said. "At the same ' time, NASA specified that final decision should be made by the seven men." · · » « NASA SAID that "after considering all factors." the astronauts "determined to decline the offer." 'The astronauts are grateful to the people of Houston for their wonderful hospitality nnd for this very generous offer." thp Mntcmrnt said. 'They believe the offer was made in good faith. They now feel, however, that the mo lives of the people who made the offer and their acceptance might he misunderstood. "They have, therefore, dc cllncd the offer and Mr. DC Orsey will so advise the presi dent nf the Houston Home builders Association." NASA is building Its $!H) (Continued From Page A-l) headquarters, million manned spacecraft present were center at Houston, and the astronauts will be moving there this summer. Before announcement of the rejection, De Orsey had said that the offer by the Houston Homebuildcrs Association was "an abovcboard and sincere offer by the hero- worshiping public of Houston" and he saw no reason to turn it down. | "But if the powers that bi think it would be better for the country for them not to accept the homes, I would abide by that," De Orsey told a reporter before the con fcrencc at the space "agency. SOUTHLAND SCENE SAVE WHERE YOU EARN! · A«5ur!imrHb 115.000 · Accounts cr«"d I* hi Kth it it fwrth er* m'rilt tiy* VI 111 cf t»it roii!) · fc't ft.ll trlli'f* rM KCWl I'O-* t"f l/WCill l"lt t.t.01 II P.« Mi: j 11 W ttlt 13 7?tl ^tiij/ft/.f/% SAVINGS Ulluult? 1 1... I..*..** Hi Iff lll:l I . . tiff liitk, Cut t Kill Negroes 9 Aid Cut in Fighl on Boy coll BIRMINGHAM. Ala. OT-In retaliation against a Negro boycott of downtown stores the city withdrew its support Tuesday from the county surplus food program for the needy. An overwhelming majority of the persons receiving the aid arc Negroes. "We've got to do something to nip this boycott in the bud," said Mayor Arthur J llanes after the three-man city commission voted unani mously to hold out the city's $15.000 share of the $100,000 program. The effect on the overall program was not known im mediately. City Commissioner Eugene Connor made the motion, saying: "I'm for cutting off the re- lii'f money right now.'If the ('the Negro leaders) come in ind tell the mayor that it (a boycott) is not so, then I'm willing t o r e i n s t a t e the money." The third commissioner. J T. Waggoner, voted with anM and Connor. Waggoner estimated that 15 per cent of the persons re cciving surplus food are Negroes. Connor said he heard from 'a man I've had working on t," that Negroes "were ingging about this hovcott r dream como true .., LEO DC ORSEY Astronauts' Lawyer Cuba Ends Trial of Invaders HAVANA (UPI) -- Mass trial of 1,179 prisoners captured in last year's invasion of Cuba ended Tuesday but the government's revolutionary tribunal set its verdict and sentencing for another date, according to reports here. Reports of the trial--barred to Western observers -- said Tuesday's hearing was the shortest session, of the four- day old proceedings in Ha vana's heavily-guarded mill tary prison. They said the district attor ncy and the defense summed up their cases in .1 hours and!! 10 minutes to end the hear-lf ings. The date for delivering; the verdict and any sentence was not announced. with E-2 WALK FOUNDATION A'/ondrous walking case can now .b» yours! Dr. Scholl's E-2 jV/alk Foundalion cushions ever/step.'. 1 , holds heel in place..'?fjives your^ flrchej i gentle lift'. .You'll lovo every step. D-Scholl's FOOT COMFORT 9 SHOP 412 LONG IEACH I LVD. · HE 7-5313 »w» »*"/ 9 Capl. Jose Alvarez, told the 1 'ivc-man military court in| Monday's proceedings thati |U. S. Navy fighter aircraft! strafed the Castro beach j forces "causing heavy casualties." He a|«i said he had called up field artillery and 1 Cuban jets to attack U. S. destroyers picking up invasion survivors four miles offshore. The destroyers turned away after 20 minutes and sped away toward the high seas, presumably b e c a u s e they [licked up the Cuban aircraft |(in their radar screens, ac{cording to another witness. Maj. Jose I crnandcz. | Fight witnesses centered their testimony on personal attacks on the invasion forces and the U. S. government and intelligence apcncies. Only four of the prisoners, includ ing a chaplain, testified Mon day. As on previous days, the prisoners confined their Icsti inony to ratifying earlier statements.The p r i s o n e r s have rejected the services of ihe court-appointed defense lawyer and refuted to make swom statements until the court allows them private counsel. i · ' ^^ Mosk Assails Poker at Gardeiia Rally j- GARDENA -- Ally. Gen. Stanley Mosk told on antl- poker-parfcr rsUy of 500 here Tuesday night' lie favors complete outlawing of all types of commercial gambling in the entire state. "Once you have commercial gambling In a community," he said, "the community is usually unable to control the gambling. The gambling operations control the community." The rally was called by a citizens' committee hacking a measure on the Gardena municipal ballot Tuesday which if passed will outlaw the city's p o k e r pirlors. The rally was held in the auditorium of Peary Junior High School. Mosk told the audience he had received anonymous letters postmarked Gardcni warning him not to attend the rally. "That made me more certain than ever that I should be here," he said. him, Jere Lee White. 2718 W. Anahurst Place, bivouacked in the area. It wasn't until.Tuesday when an unidentified w o m a n found h i m strolling in a drugstore n e a r his home that the youngster was returned to his parents.- Sgt. and Mrs. Tony R. White. Police, who had just asked for an additional searching force of 75 Marines w h e n the boy was found, reported that the youngster told them that he "just didn't w a n t to go home" w h e n he was dismissed from school Monday. He didn't say where he spent the night. Iluiulit Sentenced A confessed participant in a s t r i n g of drugstore holdups in L o n g Beach, Harbor City and San Pedro was imprisoned Tuesday by Superior Judge Maurice C. Sparling. , Charles Edward Falk. 32, of .403 St. Louis Ave., was sentenced to five years to life when he pleaded guilty to two a r m c d-robbcry charges. Falk's accomplice, Stanley V. Baskevic. 21. of 1245 W. 15th St.. San Pedro, also pleaded- guilty to two counts. He applied for probation, and w i l l be sentenced April 25. pended from-his teaching job because he refused to answer questions about his membership In the.' Communist Party. Phillips filed a compalnt in ./Orange County Superior/Court Tuesday asking .for rein/statement. ·' / Lnltnr Spying Hit TORRANCE -- A trial examiner for the.National Labor Relations Board has recommended that the Har- vey Aluminum Co., control-., line plants here and at The ' Dalles. Ore, desist f r o m enjiguig in "any manner of espionage or surveillance". .of union activities of the; ·firm's employe*. · · *. '.' . Examiner Martin S. Be'n-', nett of San Francisco, in an 80-page summary, ruled against the'company I n ' a case brought, by the United: Steelworkers. of America, AFL-CIO.- . T h e ' . u n i o n charged t h e Wallace Detective and . S e c u r i t y . Agency. Portland, Ore., was employed by the company to spy upon employes on o r after July 23, I960, to ascertain union sympathies. Is Silence Free? SANTA ANA--Is silence the counterpart of the right of freedom of speech? Such a claim is made by former Futlerton Junior College instructor Wendell B. Phillips who was sus- noy,7,Att'OL SANTA ANA -- The 7-. year-old son of a Marine sergeant went over the hill here for 2-1 hours before he was returned AWOL Tuesday afternoon. While the neighborhood and the Santa Ana Police Department searched for's always a pleasure... mellow 86 proof I.W. HARPER THE GOLD MEDAL BOURBON (nun in cm« BSTUIIT ISTTUX II nxi o i» rroor tcrnu n i:n 1UU«T I [IT JO r lOtf HI * (lift ·.Slum: t EARLIER, the Cuhnn press J reported that the trial had taken on new political overtones. Four members nf the!| pnlilliuro were among eight' state witnesses called to les-l tify who charged, amnngl other thins-!, U.S. Navyl jet aircraft and destroyers played a belligerent role in last April's invasion. II was the first time the Castro regime had made such allegations although the invasion took nearly a year ago. Cuba has taken its complaints against the U. S. to the United Nations on six separate occasions and not at any time made such charges. -I WHILE Lakewood - Center noppuia AT SEE THE U. S. AIR FORCE MISSILE DISPLAY APRIL 4fh THRU APRIL 7th COMPLETE SELECTION OF Cotter FREE PARKING --NO PURCHASE NECESSARY ROOM FOR 10,000 CARS You Can Get EVERYTHING at Lakewood Center Acme Travel Service Aggy's Faihioni Arlotti's Shoe Repair Baker Sheet Banlc of America Barry's Jewelers Beal t Home Furnishings Bev'i Sportswear Bond Clothes Boulevard Cleaners Boyt Market Briclnell Typewriter Butlers Department Store Callex-Curfains Center Meat Co. Chandler's Shoes Chic Accessories Choates Bakery Clifton Cafeteria Cloud Motel Columbia Comar's Shoes Currie's Cafe De Cannis Hairstyling' Dorn's TV Appliance Fir*»fon« Store Foreman Clark Franklin's Fuller Paints GallenKomp Shoes Gold's Furniture Grant's Great Western Savings Groom Accountants Haggarty's Harris Frank Harifield's Hawkins Photos Helen Grace Candies Herald American Hiram's Market Hobby Horse Hody s Restaurant Holiday Shoes Home Savins Loan Household Finance Independent, Press-Telegram InnesShoes Jac's Paints Jean Ryan Judy's Sportswear Kay Jewelers Kenny's Donuts Kirby's Restaurant Lakewood Barber Shop Lakewood Bowl Lakewood Camera Center Lakewood Center Car Wash Lakewood Center Corp. Lakewood Center Laundromat Lokewood Sporting Goods L's Coffee Shop Leed's Shoes Mandel's Shoes May Co. Thorn McAn Shoos Melody Cleaners Melody Dress Shop Modern Woman Norm Meager's Orange Julius Parkwood Chevrolet Pep Boys Pure* Corp. Rattanland ' Regal Shoes Ronn's Liquor Store Royale Restaurant Russell's Stationers Sabrina Shops Safeway Store Sav.on Drugs See's Candies Sleeper Lounge Siller's Paints Sutton Bros. . Sierra Employment Agency Texaco Service Station Union Oil Station U. S. PostoHice Wallich's Music City Weatherby-Kayser Woolwortn's Young Maternity Zukor'i n j

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