Baha'i Toby Emanuel in UNA group
PEPPER U.N. Needs Power - Pepper The United Nations, its World Court and its police force must and will have greater power in years to come, Rep. Claude Pepper Pepper (D-Fla.) (D-Fla.) (D-Fla.) said here last night. Pepper told more than 300 members and guests of the American Association for the United Nations Nations that "the creation of public public opinion by organizations organizations like this will bring the U.N. the power power and prestige it ought to have." Pepper, principal speaker at the installation dinner of the AAUN's Miami Beach chapter, said: "Some people say 'because the L.N. is weak, let's not help it any more' but we must help, because it's weaker than it ought to be." Pepper, a U. S. senator when the U. N. was organized, recounted recounted the long history of at-tcmps at-tcmps at-tcmps to insure peace by setting setting up such bodies, and said: "In many trouble spots around the world today, I deplore deplore the fact that the U. N. is not always called upon when it should have been." Pepper's remarks were reinforced reinforced by Hendrik J. Boms, writer and radio commentator, who called the U. N.: "Around the world, the cheapest cheapest life insurance policy you can buy for yourselves and your children." Berns was installed as 1964-65 1964-65 1964-65 president of the 500-member 500-member 500-member Miami Beach chapter of the AAUN. It has 1,000 Dade members. members. Outgoing president Irvin R. Schindler told the conclave at Les Violins Restaurant the AAUN will merge on the national national level with the U.S. Committee Committee for the United Nations. They will form a UN Association Association of the United, States, directing directing 104 voluntary organizations. organizations. Elliott Roosevelt, son of the president who shared in the U.N.'s inception, presented the new officers for 1964-65. 1964-65. 1964-65. They included Berns; vice presidents Abe Grunhut, Clement Clement Lippman, Harry Perkel, Mrs. Toby Emanuel and Mrs. Philip F. Thau; Secretary Miss Freda Budman; Treasurer H. P. Forrest, and parliamentarian and Judge Henry Balaban. Judge Balaban presided at last night's dinner. Mrs. Emanuel Emanuel and Mrs. Thau were co-chairmen co-chairmen co-chairmen for the event, which included two orchestras and entertainment. entertainment. Metro Mayor Chuck Hall, a two-term two-term two-term past president of the group, attended the affair.