Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 2
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A-2--INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELESRAM tine tilth, can., iunmy, July u, im I..C. SCLUS: Wow Prestige Is Lost Adlai Stevenson, our Ambassador to the United Nations, tells this story, according to U. S. News: On the first day of the attempted invasion of Cuba, members of every Latin-American delegation in the U. N. came to see him and to wish the invasion well. On the second day, when things became confused, only nine representatives of Latin-American nations showed up. On the third day, when it became obvious that the invasion attempt had failed, no Latin-American put in an appearance." * ft * It seems to us this is the best example we have heard of as to how prestige is lost. It is an example of how nations--or individuals--like to be associated with a winner--and how quickly they drop a loser. It is also indicative of the way the Latiu-Americans-- and Europeans--viewed the invasion. To them it was a United States enterprise. Its failure was our failure, no matter how we try to cover it up. * * * While we were in Europe this was an issue. At that time the sordid Alabama jailing of Freedom Riders and the general segregation problem were at the heighth of publicity in the U. S. But we never had a single person ask us about our racial problem. But we were asked many times about our failure in Cuba, "Why did you not use the necessary force to make the attempt successful?" was asked us many times. We had no answer. * * * Now we are faced with the same feeling as concerns Laos. Mr. Kennedy spoke very strongly about how we would not allow Laos to be lost to the Communists. But the feeling is general that it has been lost as our delegates have negotiated for months at Geneva. It is no wonder that other countries wonder if we mean what we say about Berlin. Will Rogers used to say: "The United States has never lost a war--or won a conference." He would surely say it today in view of the Laos, nuclear testing and the meeting of Khrushchev and Kennedy. Our prestige is at a very low ebb throughout the world. It is so because we have appeased Latin-Americans by not using the necessary force to stop Castro in Cuba. We are trying to buy friends in Latin-America by our aid program. But when we failed to use force in Cuba they stopped calling on Mr. Stevenson. * * * Maybe we could afford to lose prestige if it did not endanger our safety. But it does endanger it because it encourages Communist aggressions and brings that menace ever closer to our shores. It endangers the economy by cutting off markets for our goods. It causes us to lose our own self-respect. This is why a new look is needed at our foreign aid program and our general foreign policy. : . 11 would^ seem more realistic that we refuse aid ' to any nation that encourages the Communists--and that we shut off all shipments to them, or purchases from them. A "neutral" .country in this cold war is not deserving of our foreign aid. If we must pay them to remain neutral, we will inevitably lose. Our aid should go only to those nations that are definitely our friends. Unless the President and Congress take a '. stronger position--and the people support them-what is left of our world prestige will be completely destroyed--and our danger of survival as a free nation will be increased.--L.A.C. Goes over Niagara to 'Integrate 1 It COMPLETE WEATHER Ri LtrtO Blith ·«! Vlcliill*! Sunny lali monllrwi wxl tlitrnoyra t«i«y end I Mcmlav. 5om« low cloud] mohl» and earl* mornlngi. Not muoi ctwnce MARGARET WHITING Recording Artist )ave Barry n Saturday BC Opener j (Continued from Page A-l) ional Beauty Congress. Stella Marquez, 22-year-old DC queen, arrived in Longl! ieach Saturday after a day- I ong flight from her n a t i v e " Colombia. After her arrival at Inter- nationa) Airport, she was driven to the Lafayette Hotel vhere she will stay during .he pageant. Miss Marquez interrupted ler studies for a career in he C o l o m b i a n diplomatic j! service to participate in the|j IBC .here last summer. She | plans to resume her schoolwork in September. * * * * T H I R T E E N contestants from various countries had arrived by Saturday. Latest to reach Long Beach were Miss Ecuador and Miss India. Miss Ecuador (Elaine Ortega) came to Southern California for (he second time in five years when she landed jj jet in Los Angeles. The -year-old b r o w n - e y e d onde is 5 feet 7 inches in ight and measures 36-26-38. Miss India (Diana Valene). celebrates her . 23rd thday here today. The 5- ot-5 Bombay beauty is a snographcr for a film-dis- ibution agency. Measuring 1-23-37, she has green eyes id brown hair. NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. UP) -- A Negro, strapped inside n eight-foot, rubber-coated teel ball, successfully rode ver the 161-foot Horseshoe Falls Saturday and said he did it "for love" and to "integrate" the giant cataract. Nathan Boya, 30, of New fork became the fifth person n history to negotiate the umbling drop and escape un- larmed. "I did it to integrate the alls," Niagara Park's commission police quoted Boya. "I'm a Negro and proud of it," he said. The ball, with a two-foot dent in it, was towed to the Canadian side of the lower Niagara R i v e r . "I'm happy I did it. It's something I've always wanted to do," Boya told investiga tors when he was taken to ; hospital for a physical check up. He was reported in goo( condition, with only a few scratches on his arms. The ball, dented into pear- shape, was equipped with a s n o r k e l breathing device Boya had steeled himself with a safety belt for the ride. Boya said the idea stemmed ;rom a r o m a n c e with a French girl while he wa: stationed wilh the Army in France, in 1947. « 4 * * HE SAID they had talked of marriage and a honeymoon at the famous tourist center "During our talks, the sub ject of daredevils had comi up. I told her that men in thi country do such things ti prove their love -- like the knights of old." He said the had agreed that he woul thus prove his love. "So what I said in jest ha become reality," he told in vestigators. ;n,,r?r.asr"Mo^'fy h ,'SJ?? SSKl £d M.c^.y, W some aPlernocn ffi'r ^ffi I Tc m ° r ,tt' 0S a a n fle B^=V^ i ;;n^ S'LV,?,'," 1 UK In temperature. Monday, but icmi ift«rnoo"n ckTudl'. PwiTSlV onToV tvToTaVallVrnocn or evening thunderstorms developing along ..desert slew ol.MB 1 ;".mountains. .Lime Interior anit Dnirt Rfgleni: Mostly · xh. p--storms developing change In temper.-- , to IIS In lower valleys chanoe m temperature. KIgti today Irom aboul IDS ui Mtti descits · 115 1 ' Offshore Wind asd weainir Forecast PI, Conceptioni le Mexican Jwdtr): Weslcrly winds ID lo M knots in alUrnoons today and Monday, bol mostly lloht and variable nloht and morning hO'XS. CkHjdy nlonl w.a nTornlnB hours with parllal clearing In afltrnoons. Hoi much chanoe In terr.Deralure;. SUN. MOON AND TIDES Sunrin: 5:45 a.m. S-jrset: 8:« D-m. MoonrJn: 9:22 a.m. Moonset: 10:33 p.m. TWe; Hlohs, la feet at 12:58 D.m. ar.d t.t feel »1 11H7 P.I 0.1 tool at 6:21 e.m. and 26 led at 6:01. ·French of v California Lows, SATURDAY'S WEATHER REPORTS H. L. j t.ono Beach ,, 73 65 ' Lono Beach Airport. 77 66 Loi Anocles M 66 Ava'on 71 63 Bakirslleld -.103 n Bllhcp 104 62 Blylr.e . 113 » El Cent/0 111 80 Fresr.o 104 65 Newport Beach -Palm Springs Riverside . H. L. 73 61 11! SI Sacfamenlo .. .--"Z..1--^"10? 61 San Bernardino V3 M San Dieco -- . 7 5 « 5an Francisco 63 M Santa Barbara _ 76 61 VJctorvlHe UK 69 Across the Nation H. L.Prc 3 Albuauerqui 96 M .02 Miami .-- j Atlanta . !A It .02 Milwaukee Bismarck ... .. Boston -s Chicago M 68 ,, ,} Cleveland 30 45 .. ' · · Denver 6? 55 H. L. Prc. ,, 87 79 .01 81 59 -- MinneaaoTls-Si. Pajl 77 56 ,, /lev/ Orleans 91 73 .20 NPW York ... 69 66 .83 Oklahoma City 85 70 .j Fort Worth . '·- \ Helena . .... ^- Indianapolis . U 58 .04 85 66 90 76 .01 11 U _ . 78 64 .,, 85 66 _ Kansas City Las Vegas _.."_":! Memphis .. Highest temperature Saturday In Omaha _ . _ 8 3 63 .12 Phcenlx 108 EO .._ P.llsSurctl 78 65 .M f - 1 Reno ?4 n . ! r \ Richmond . « 71 £-·-' SI. Louis 32 70 _: salt Lake City 100 6i _ SiMUIp 78 55 ... Spokane _ 97 4J _ lh« 43 adlacenl slates was 120 ·! Come in and jeo this lightweight s p a c i o u s luggage that cradles your c l o t h e s perfectly. 12 pieces to choose from. In charcoal grey. · 25.00 to 80.00 icRji fed. tex) WS GIFTS Vallev. Calif. Lcv»es! was M at Big Plney, Wvo. 646 PINE AVE, BANKAMERICARD CREDIT . NEAR CORNER 7th FINE FREE DINNER TOR TWO 'Aboard the Fabulous "CANBERRA" $42,000.,000 Luxury Ship S U N D A Y E V E N I N G J U L Y 23, 1961 WHAT TO DO: Clip and fill in coupon at right. Estimate the number of portholes in th^ "Canberra." Deposit your coupon In containers at entrances to Buffums', Walker's or Sears in Downtown Long Beach on or be-fore Wednesday, July 17, 1961, 5:30 p. m. The winners will be notified. (If more than two individuals guess the correct number of portholes, a drawing will be held at 10 a. m. Thursday, July 20, at Downtown Long Beach Associates, 601 Pacific Avenue). CLIP TH/S COUPON CANBERRA CONTEST NAME ADDRESS PHONE. ESTIMATED NO. OF PORTHOLES Deposit in Containers at Entrances to: Buffum's Walker's Sears Downtown Long Beach limtBI UBiitUHHl gewnira imuia rHmfii * (L.A.C.'s cnluipn, by L. A. Co'i'ns Sr., lila other colunns, is ai *cression of personal opinion, nrd dees not necessarily reflect ths con- lidered op-n'cn of fnis newspacer.) Title-Bridge to End Today T h e M i d s u m m e r (surf) bridge championships tourney ended its t h i r d day at the Lafayette Hotel Saturday in preparation for today's final Louis Vernick, Sherman Oak: second; Fran Romig, Clara mont, a n d S. Major Coliee Covina, third. First north-south winner in the Seagull Junior Pair matches. Overall w i n n ers in t h e | a m a t e u r competition wer Queen City Pairs Saturday|Carl and Bonnie Stewart, Lo were A. and U. E. Lapis, Los Angeles, first place; Marc Benveniste, B u r b a n k , a n d INDEPENDENT PRESS-TELEGRAM Published Sunday only at Sixth St. nd Pine Avc., Long Beach, Cal. Entered as second class matter at Pest Office »t Long B?ach. Cal. Per Mo. Per Yr. Carrier dellvery____ £0 cerua 59.60' By mill J1 CO »12.00 Angeles. First east-west pair winners were Sarah Whit more and Catherine Cosson Culver City. LIVE ON THE BEACH AT The HUNTINGTON HOTEL 1270 E. OCEAN BLVD. Long Beach *· 01 I BLOCK LONG Rreproof. All rooms have private bth. Roam wilh private bath, rncludln? IK. cellent meals. 330.00 cir wetk, up. Complete hotel service. WeVjy choice meact ar.d tf.e best of everything. Individual service. 15% discount on lauiKfry !*id fry cleaning. _____ PHONE HE i «S] __ HESTO! . . . Your Garden er ratio ii Mag allyTraniformeciJ Abbey Rent*' selection of po rtntal equipmer^ ii th* fineit obtoinabT* -- clucfet colorful eanopict and f o n t s of exclui design. Expert party eoniuffanfi hardl* equipment detailf. You ft«l like a guait your own porty. PHONE FOR PROMPT DELIVERY 1 Lenf Buchi 31001. Pic. Coi.l Kw T . GE 4.0921 Blllllowen 1762S S. EHHIow.r Bl. TO E - I T I 4 Lot Angeles! 6901 I. Broadwar .1... PL 2-3111 Tsusiietl 20356 Hiwlhom. Bird. _. FR I-24BI tinti Ann 2130 S. K.ln It XI MI8I ABBEY SUNDAY, JULY 23RD, AT 9 A. M., a revolutionary new British liner, the "Canberra," arrives in Long Beach Harbor on her maiden voyage. P O-Orient Lines' new 45,000 ton queen is the most fabulous luxury liner afloat, if you are one of the lucky winners you will dine in luxury aboard this $42,000.000.00 ship Sunday evening, July 23rd, 1941. DOWNTOWN LONG BEACH ASSOCIATES H't ftrn to ifrop Downtown long Beach . . . It't cooler, tool Frank Bros. O n c e a Y e a r S a l e o n S e l e c t e d I t e m s For 3 limited lime each year, Fran«: Bros, is authorized to reduce ifie prices of selected Dining, Bedroom, and Occasional ifems in the famous "Declaration' group by Drexel. Always in open stock, Drexel 'Declaration" is made of beauiiful Ameri* can v/alnut. Many pieces feature handsome inlays, beautiful porcelain pulta, and automatic lighting fn storage areas. Inspired by native American o'esigns "Declaration" quickly become one of the most-wanted groups ever displayed at Frank Bros. . . * and has remained most popular for more than four year;, proving that time Is gentle to good design and quality construction. 52" Dresser, reg. 149.00. 125.00; Mirror, reg. SO.CO, 40.00; 60" Dresser, reg. 169.00, 145.00; Mirror, reg. 60.00, 50.00; 34" six-drawer High Chest, reg. 139.00, 119.00; 36" three-drawer Chest, reg. 109.50, 95.00; Full Size or Twin Headboard, reg. 45.00, 35.00; Full Size Bookcase Headboard, reg. 94.50, 80.00; Double Twin Size Bookcase Headboard, reg. 135.00, 109.00- Night Stand, reg. 49.50, 39.50; 48" Buffet, reg. 165.00, 139.00; 60" Buffer, reg. 209.00, 179.00; Drop Leaf Table, reg. 145.00', 125.00; Extension Dining Table, reg. K9.00, 125.00; Round Extension Dining Table, reg. 149.00, 125.00; China Cabinet, reg. 269.00, 229.00: Arm Chair, reg. 59.00, 49.00; Side Chair, reg 45.00, 35.00; Cocktail Table, reg. 69.50, 59.00; End Table, reg. 39.00, 33.00; Pedestal End Table, reg. 45.00, 39.00; Corner Table, reg. 69.00, 59.00 Shop in Air Conditioned Comfort' at Frank Bros. 2400 Long Beach Blvd. ·* GAfjield 6-1341 f\ Open Mondaj and Friday Evenings

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