MISS COMMISSIONER OF ATHLETICS N Maureen Kutchlnson, 21,. senior nt Lone Beach State ColleRC, studies up on duties as commissioner of athletics and rallies--a campus post which In the past has always been filled by males. Maureen says maybe It should go back to men in future. GIRL DOES - MAN'S JOB Maureen Directs Sports at LBSC Out at Long Reach State Col lege, they don't send a boy to do a man's job. No, sir. They send a girl. The case In point Is that Maureen Ililtchlnson, 21, of 4013 K, Ocean Blvd. A senior, Maureen for the past year has nerved as commissioner of ath letlcs and rallies at State. As commissioner, she super vises student activities connect' ed with the varsity sports pro- cram. And she also Is one of two student representatives on the college's 15-man . . , er, member -- athletic committee, which determines State's Intercollegiate policy. Â· Â· Â· . Â· ( - MATIRRRN'M the first girl In hold the Job. She should be the last, too, as far as she 1 ! concerned. "Relng a girl Is a handicap In this job," she admits. "Some men aren't willing to accept advice from a woman. Besides. lUKClnc around that heavy old public address equipment we use for rallies Is no Job for lady!" ' Rut even the most arderi .campus anil Â· feminists sdml n '.|\he has doite a first-rate job a commissioner. Â·MAIIHKRN--who will begl: teaching In the Long Beac school system In September -has been athletlcally-lncllne since her d a y s at Jeffcrso Junior High School. Last sum mer she was left fielder on Recreation Department softbal team which trounced a schoo district group by a 32-2 score. "Hardly what you'd call pitcher's duel." she admitted. Her Immediate problem Is thf school's upcoming sports aware banquet, s Â· Â· Â· Â· . . THE BANQUKT, Â»chedule tonight, Is a stag affair. But she thinks she may at !enrt. "It seems silly In a way to have Just men there," she says Presbyterians Elect Mrs. De Vries to Board MM. Martin DeVrles. Long Beach church and civic worker Wednesday was elected to the board of foreign missions at the general assembly of the Pres hyterlan Church In the U.S.A. In Omaha. Neb. - Mrs. DeVrles, 245 Prosnec Ave., Is the wife of Judge Mar tin DcVrtes, who Is also a prom Inent lay leader In the Presby terlan Church. The Assembly at Its closing session of a week long meeting voted to reinforce Its already firm stand against segregation the Associated Press said. Without a dissenting vole the Assembly approved a report which declared "racial segrcga tlon Is a problem of such magnl tilde and urgency that It takes precedence over other social Is sues In American life today." TICK COMMITTEE on soclnl education and action normally prepares an extensive report covering matters of basic church policy. However, It had directed Its brief report this year solely at race relations for emphasis. It failed In that 1hÂ« Rev. Ctarence aim W. when Kerr, Glendale, Calif., challenged the single-problem approach and of' fered a resolution reiterating the church's stand against the use of alcoholic beverages. He Included as the main por tlon ofr his resolution a part of A General Assembly pronounce. ment of 1954. After a brisk floor exchange, the assembly In a close standing vote decided to Include the resolution along with the Social Ed ucatlon. and Action Committee report. Before adjournment, the General Assembly set the opening TELEVISION/ MUZAK, RADIO All tÂ»tÂ« Â· ' W.IK llx c Â·! IM CMi t |,MI UÂ«wi J^Â»wi. NÂ« kilU M flunk. Hell klÂ«k Inm *lrUM km IwmlMl. ClIFT; HOTEL IOWHTOWN SAN FRANCISCO 'dale for next years' meeting at 'Pittsburgh as May 27, The Pittsburgh session will he held If the United Presbyterian church, which has a membership of about a quarter of a million, votes to unite with the Pres byterlan Church U.S.A. It will be a combined session. The merger was approved by the General Assembly here. It Is proposed to consolidate the two'as the United Presbyterian Church In the U.SiA. which would have a total membership of more than 3 million. Newly elected to church Ixwrds Wednesday Included the following: Permanlent Judicial Commis. slon--The Rev. Ralph D. Evans, Boulder. Colo. Board of National Missions-Mrs. Ellis Dugger, San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. J a m e s , White, Brownwood, Texas, Board of Foreign Missions-Mrs. Martin deVrles, Long [leach; The Kev. Arthur I* Miller. Denver, Colo. , Board of Christian Gduontlon --The -Rev. William Wallace Farls, Dallas. Permanent Commission of In- erchurch Relation*--Mrs. Chares McDowell, South Pasadena, :allf.; Samuel C. Slaymaker, jtncaster, Pa. Department of Chaplains and ?ervlce Personnel -- Frederick Whltenton Hanger, San Anton, o, Texas. Mystery Flu Virus in Far East Isolated iMtK, t,M, Ttion, Hmr 11. If 17 INDEPENDENT--Page A-11 WASHINGTON Uini --Sclen- tlits working around the clock for five days have luccccded In Isolating the Influenza vlrui now sweeping the Far East and at- fpctlng hundreds of U.S. servlce- men. the Army's Walter Reed medical center a n n o u n c e d Wednesday night. ... . ... The scientists discovered thnt the type of Influenza which has plagued Singapore, Formosa, Hone Kong nnd the Philippines Is an entirely new strain. Samples of the new strain were forwarded to all six licensed manufacturer* of Influenza vaccine In the country for production research. - Walter Reed officials sflld. . . , THKV ADDED that there Is no evidence yet that this particular type of virus has ap- peared In the United States or any of Its possessions. ,-,,.. The Far East vlrusei studied at Walter Reed were discovered by the\U.S. Army's 406th Medl- cal General Laboratory In Ja pan. The virus was described as a mild type "A" which Is "quite different from any other Influenza virus." .:. -.-. i. , .. . Most afflicted areas In the Far East have reported the Influenza attacks In the epidemic were "mild." Hut the Philippines Is said to have had at least 31 fatalities among drcn. chll MORE THAN 20,000 persons In Singapore were 111 of the disease at the height of the epidemic there, which new Is reported on the wane. The epidemic hns been In progress In the Far East since February. It has attacked the natives and American military personnel stationed In the area. The outstanding character^ IAÂ»ltlMIMBl) FUZZ HARRIS CUSTOM TAILOR 1 2 2 E EqttomfortflWywHh : r FALSE TEETH Twt b trouble) tv illppmf dÂ»tÂ»l S t Â« . Orm (or hounl whlH. 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