Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 16
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 16

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 16, 1961
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A-1-1NDEPENDENT.PRESS.TELEGRAM Urrg Butd, CillII., SuntUy, July U, ITU NAACP to Press Sit-ins PHILADELPHIA UP)--The National Asssciation for the Advancement of C o l o r e d People Saturday rededicated its total resources to an all- out drive to attain its goal-"an America of freedom, equality, justice and security for all its citizens." In support of the drive delegates at the final working session of the organization's 52nd annual convention resolved to press sit-ins, wade- ine, ride-ins, squat-ins and freedom rides. The convention pledged itself to employ "the tested instrument of democratic progress and reform, namely assembly, petition, demon stration, the ballot, courts of law, purchasing power and mobilized public opinion." It called for "freedom by 1963 not only through demonstrations but through living freedom, in all possible avenues of American life." :'f * * + DELEGATES approved a resolution a s s e r t i n g t h e NAACP is convinced its ob jectives were attainable with in the framework of the American constitutional sys tem. It said that methods, tac tics and strategy of the NAACP over the first hal century "have sustained his tory's most effective and pro ductive attack against en trenched racism." Before the gavel bange ending the week-long ses sions, the convention deal with almost every phase o American life and its affec on the Negro. On civil rights the conven lion called upon Congress an President Kennedy for legis lation: Imposing maximum punish ment for lynching. Giving the attorney genera power to seek injunctions am other civil remedies for thos denied rights under the 141 Amendment to the Constitu tion. Enacting a fair-employ men practices law with adequat enforcement powers. A n t i-segregation amend ments in all laws providin federal aid for schools, hous Fashion Disaster in Kremlin! Gina, Liz Gowned Alike JOINS BOARD Eve.ett Houser, a practicing attorney in Long Beach since 1929, was sworn in Friday as a new member of the Board of Water Commissioners. A former member of the Economic D e v e 1 opment Committee, H o u s e r headed a subcommittee credited with improving city licensing, zoning and inspection procedures. ng, hospitals, recreation an the aged. Outlawing poll taxes. Elimination of the Senat [ilibuster. ff * * * IN THE field of housing the convention urged Presi dent Kennedy to "implemen the Democratic platform an to fulfill his campaign prom ises by issuing an executiv order prohibiting racial segre gallon and discrimination i federally assisted housin and to set up adequate ma chinery to enforce such a order." Delegates reaffirmed th NAACP position that Negr children "have an immediiit right to be educated on a de segregated basis and that thi right should not be delayer. The education resolution op posed all school desegregatio plans which subscribe t "gradualism." GOOD SUMMER WORK ERS are quickly and easil found in the Independen Press - Telegram C l a s s i f i e section u n d e r "Position Wanted." Check now. o ^-,-zf*e?Cf-.-) S MOSCOW (UPI) --Fashion i s a s t e r struck Saturday ight at the Moscow Film estival. Liz Taylor and Gina ollobrigida turned up at a remlin reception in the same hristian Dior gown. Even their hairdos were ic same. "Oh, how nice to see you," ina said sweetly to Liz. The two brunette beauties mbraced each other while icir eyes flashed fire. From me to time there was an xchange of d a g g e r - l i k e lances, but no fireworks. The fashion disaster was ut one chapter of a festival ocktail party that must go own in history as the mosl lizarre ever held in the gram palace of the Kremlin, Other events that had the cream of Soviet cultural officialdom staring: Eddie Fisher, c r o o n e r - lusband of Miss Taylor, sang azz that shook the ancient white and gold hall, the first American to sing there since Paul Robeson appeared there years ago. Liz arrived at the reception an hour late, and in Moscow it is obligatory to be promptly on time, especially at the Kremlin. One of the reception's stars failed to show up. Both Gina and Liz said they were dying to meet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, but he flew in from London about the time the reception was getting under way and did not appear. Miss Lollobrigida s t o o d with the other honored festival guests behind special tables in the aiea usually reserved for visiting presidents and prime ministers. Gina was stunning in a whte Dior short-laced cocktail dress with a boat neckline and a wide, bell-shaped skirt. An hour later in swept Elizabeth Taylor with Fisher at her elbow. said, "Oh, it's very nice." Then both girls scurried home to change. She was stunning in new dress: a white Dior short- laced cocktail dress with a boat neckline and a wide, bell-shaped skirt. Someone asked Gina what she thought of the double Dior dress. She smiled her Thieves Steal Plane NEWBURYPORT, M a s s . (UPI) -- Police S a t u r d a y searched for thieves who dismantled Richard Skeffington's light, single-engine plane and hauled it away from ,a and hangar at Plum Island Airport. HEALTH DON'T BE SICK Gef thfl facti of your coi* from specialist in chiropractic problem COIQI. YOU CAN BE WELL Find iKo cause of your illrieu by having an X-roy oxaminalion. Consultation without obligation Cad now for appointment DR. ROY E, HANSON, D.C, 919-925 ATUHTID AVE, Hi. HE 5-744T LONG BEACH BUFFUMS' INTERNATIONAL BAZAAR IN LONG BEACH, THE INTERNATIONAL CITY July 17 to 22 Week Long Exhibits . . . Scandinavian Airlines System Objects d'Art Exhibit from Finland, Norv/ay, Sweden, Denmark, Lower Level .. . Foreign fabrics pillow exhibit, European fashion fabrics display, Fourth Floor.. . Gossard Iniernalional Display, Foundations, Third Floor, International Doll Display, Lower Level - C -C -K * * ·S -K -K $ * * "VA. · ^ ·£ -MSl/S '--J Miss Dior backs the beret! Along the Champs Elysees . . . the beret is causing murmurlngs of back talk . . . evoking sighs of approval ... for its gay Paris plummage of coq feathers or swan-soft mousse . . . it's bird of paradise pigments, all flame and jewel color . . . created by the House of, Dior in France . . . from a collection 19.95 to 29.95 Fashion Millinery, Third Floor July 18-20 . . . Danish pastry and coffee served in Danish manner. 2-4 p.m., Lower Level. July 19-22... Skulfuna of Sweden Cookware demonstration, Lower Level -K -K »m St'-swf* "v^ * £'·* ^ ········R?;:.. ··' '· "\ vx y v, ,.··, ·:· .JdS- «?..'.,w-4. r ; -c' * : ,.;?. v^: : :~ ft':^JP '"·':'-,, v-'-'.X'* -y .n July 21 ... Chef Evald M. Clausen from Scandinavian Airlines System will prepare sandwiches, discuss menus, give free recipe booh, 3 and 7 p. m., Lower Level July 20-21 . . . M i s s International Beauty contestants will be fitted in Buffums 1 Shoe Salon and various oilier sections .. . come sea them! · ! u\--TW--(.V ^m : m ^M:Mt -K -C -K -K * * t ·K | ·X -k ^; *. / object of international affection . . . AMALFI! if. I N T E R N A T I O N A L B A Z A A R ben travofo! imported knit delicacies hand- loomed in Italy . . . as continental in flavor as the trattori across the Tiber. , . garnished with crest-emblazoned mushroom buttons of b r a s s . . . a bright contrast of toothsome antipasto colors . . . left: tri-co!or suit of silvered beige, gray, olive ... center: belted suit of silvered oxford banded in charcoal... right: chanel suit of silvered beige ribbed in taupe ... 10 to 18 69.95 Sun Charm Sportswear, Second Floor Store Hours: MONDAY and FRIDAY 9:30 to 9 Other Days 9:30 to 5:30 Convenient Parking

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