Independent from Long Beach, California on May 23, 1957 · Page 23
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 23

Long Beach, California
Issue Date:
Thursday, May 23, 1957
Page 23
Start Free Trial

FUND DRIVE SET The 1957 United Jetvlsh Welfare Fund Campaign will be launched Tuesday. May L'8, with a broadcast over radio stations KFOX AM and FM at 8 p.m. Heading the women's division (from left) ore Mrs. Abe Tenenbaum, Mrs. Stanley Morris and Mrs. Herbert Sommcr, chairman.--(Staff.) Convicts Break Legs in Protest BUFOUD, Ga, outbreak of leg i--A new smashing at Georgia's rock quarry prison sent seven prisoners to a hospital Wednesday. · vi ,.... Only four of the seven--all Negroes--succeeded In fractur- ng a leg by hitting It with a JO-pound sledgehammer, . Six white prisoners made at- empts,to smash their legs Monday. Wednesday's leg-breakings came after State Corrections Department Director Jack Forrester hnd announced that al prisoners at the prison would be given psychiatric examlna- Ions, Forrester and other prison officials denied that the prls oners had been mistreated, The irlson director said the psychI trie examinations were planned o get at the seat of trouble, · · · * THOME WHO broke their legs oday were Identified as John Smith, 3.1, serving two life sentence* on separate murder convictions; Paul Lankfnrd, 24, convicted murderer: H e n ry Mitts, 24; and Jimmy Lee Starkc, about 30, Those not lUcceuful In smashing their legs . were Willie Almond, Alfred Smith, and Roojevelt Richardson, . Lankford, Starke, Almond and Alfred Smith were among a group who fractured legs In pro- SMlh, Mil., Ilwfi., M«y U, INDEPENDENT-~P«g. B-3 test against mistreatment last year. At that time there was a personnel shakeup and some at prison rule changes. The four Injured'men saldj 1 they mauled themselves In pro test Rgalnit lack of medlca care. Mitts, whose record show numerous misconduct reports said he had been "cursed by guards and did not get enougl to eat." Broadway-Hale Stores Re-Elecl Board, Officers , All directors of Broadway-oficers also were reappolnted, ' [the quarter which ended April Hale Stores Inc. were reflected At the same time, president-,,, ,,,..,, .-noii jnn^j ~, » at the annual stockholders meet- Edward W. Carter«!lsclo*-d cor-) 30 ' W * re W 3 ' 911 ' 400 - 4 P" «"» Ing, Prcntls C. Hale, board chairman, announced. Company porate sales. Including those of, 1100 ^ tnc "P" 1 * tot tho sarmi Dohrmann Commercial Co., forl period last year. ' , 4 Warships of U.S. Sail Down Suez · CAIRO (l'.r»--Four U. S, wa shins sailed down the Suez cann Wednesday In the Ilrst sue transit by American naval vei sels since Kgypt re-opened th nationalized waterway, Tim vessels--two destroyer^ n troop carrier and a submarln Chaser--entered the canal th mornlnc from the Medlterrane an at Port Said. They te«me In a southbound convoy to th Red Sea en route to new a» Blgnments, The ships were the 20,000-tq class destroyers USS McGowa and USS Sullivan, 'the troo carrier USS Gen. W. C. Lancflt and the submarine chaser, PC 1616. , ' . · : · · · '· , TWO OTHER Amer'can de stroyers, the USS Bache anc Eaton, are scheduled tp mov through the canal today north ward from Suez to the Medlter ranean. An official of the Egyptian Sue* Canal Authority said the American vessels were paying their tolls In dollars "under protest." Egyptian political ' circles meanwhile, hailed' the (all of Bonn Session' on Defense Stirs BONN, Germany W -- The Bundestag Wednesday n 1 g h 1 gave tentative approval to a nine billion mark (2.2 billion dollar) defense budget after o stormy session. The vole was 239-132. Opposition Socialists raised a cry of "warmonger" against one of Chancellor Konrad .Adenauer's llculenants. Most of the opposition ballots were cast by the Socialists. A final vote will be taken next week, A row broke out shortly before the vote as the tempo of political activity Increased -In the heated pre-election battle. West Germany elects a new government Sept, 15. · · · · THK HOW CAJIK over So- clallst demands that the Americans get their atomic weapons out of Germany. They said "real »ecurlty" can be achieved by the Germans only tf the Americans and Russians do not stock atomic weapons on German soil. The main figures in the row were Richard Jaeger of Adenauer's Christian D e m o cratlc Union, chairman of the Bundes- tag defense committee, and Helmut Schmidt, H Socialist deputy from Hamburg. Jaeger, floor leader for the defense budget, urged Its ap praval as a guarantee of -West German security. The word "warmonger" was heard from Schmidt. , Air Tour* for UNEF FRANKFURT. Germany d'.ri --An enterprising Lebanese airline has set up a dally "leave flight" for soldiers of the United Nations Emergency Force In Gaza. Director NaJIb Najjar of Middie East Airlines said here.the . line was flying some 50 JJ.N. troops from Gaza to Beirut dally, arranging hotel rooms and toura of the city for leaves. GILBEYS S | M ' V R i i y . i l SCOTCH French Premier Guy Mollet as a "resmmdlnK victory" for I'res Ident Gamal Abdcl Nasser's Suez policy. Informed sources charged that Mollet's (all as well as that of British Minister Anthony Eden wan caused by the "utter defeat" of their battle against Egyptian control of the canal. HEARING AID BATTERIES 33i% o» . til It plllll ||| Klin. · liHiiini rnik i iii tnu. -- Tip Qiniir tiiii -- MiJI Ortm Aiti|t»4 AtiociiTiB NUSIII Ait inrrii "Girtlin Niirtir M DMlH" lit riH L«l link M HI M4H I ON CHRISTIAN SCIENCE , " Subject THE LIBERATING POWER OF DIVINE LOVE , REVEALED IN CHRISTIAN SCIENCE L«ctur«r · · ..'.'· LELA MAY AULTMAN, C.S.B. '* · of Denver, Colorado , , M.mb.r of Id. leaid «l LtcturtiMp .1 Th. Mtthtr Church . · Th. flnl Church .1 Chrlit, Scl.ntlil, In loilan, Maiiachuurtl . i ...'.' ' " MILLIKAN HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM, 2800 'SNOWDEN AVE. : i:V ' . (Ntor Spring St. and Pol. V.rd. Av«.) ','','· ', , Auipicti of Pint Church of Chriif, SciBntiif. Lakewood, California . . . . . . . . ... THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1957, AT 8:00 P.M. IDoon open at 7:00 p.m.) . . . · YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND-' P U B L I C I N: V 1 T A T I 0 N are to set, hear and enjoy a FREE GLASS-BLOWING SHOXV by iter ' . N of Rhecm Mfg. Co. . At LONG BEACH GAS CO.,-215 W. BROADWAY FRIDAY, MAY 24, FROM 10 A. M. · 2 P. M. Special Private Show til VA Hospital, Friday, May 24, 8 P.M. ASSOCIATED PLUMBING CONTRACTORS OF LONG BEACH, CALIF., INC. Everybody feels this way... it's -- · J ^ J ··** r '*'«'o^ « . i i i x x . w * w i y i i i i i . « t j · · ^^ ^..i^iiw PLYMOUTH FEVtR ···i . ^······^ · i i i · · - - . · · i · · . . . . · It's catching and it's wonderful! The cure for Plymouth Fever is positively delightful-and it's available at any Plymouth dealer's. So if you're feeling the early symptoms, do as thousands of your fellow Americans are doing every day. First,-compare "all 3" low-price cars. Next, discover Plymouth's revolutionary Torsion-Aire Ride. Then you'll be ready to take the cure-your own new Plymouth! : · - - ' · " · ' ' ' ' - · ^^~~" Get yourself fa new.-r^WjSB£: too! . DON7 MISS PLYMOUTH'S TWO GREAT TV SHOWS , "Dlt« with the Anjels." liujh hit ' Join th« fjn on tjwrenci m\tt cl the ,,ir itirrljj Belt, While. "Top Tun,, .nd New T.lenT on' Ever, week on ABC-TV. See TV ,, ABC-TV. Top weekly Kindlon W lection (or time ind union. ,» er ,body In the f/mly

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free