The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1948 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 1948 Religion Classes Unconstitutional U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Opens School Troirting to Attack By Ruth <imi.|ner United Press stuff Corrcspomleiil WASHINGTON. March 10 (Up, ' —Some 2.000.COO children in 2 VJ communities til lend reli"i n u.s classes during school hours ivjth'the cooperation of public schools The le- BUlity of such ichuious training ,s now wide open to attack The Supremo Court' has ruled fkat religious educiuson iu public Schools is unconstitutional The conn's loin, [MsspHtcr, j lis . lice stanlcv P. Renri = ? i,j (| lc m;>- Was Price Drop Just Q Dip on Inflation Road? BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 1946 1947 1941 Joritj' opinion was so .swopping tint. it could foroicl svhools Iron, cxi-us- IiiB children duriiij. school hours t(i n lend religious rlnssra nl (heir own churches. A coticiirrinj justice, Robert H. •lacicsari. spid the ticmion could in- eludc a ban on classical art subjects, such AS litrralurc or ai'clii- lectiirc. that touch on religion, Justice Hugo L. Black, who wroio ll:e majority opinion, didn't sjy Jio\v lY:r it wcni. He merely -stated tliat no Irs-sunported public school system ci'.n akl anv religious sect ;n a>iy way. First Amendment Stressed The wull between the churcli an.l stale erected by the first amend - meijt to tlic constitution "nnist Ije fcep'. hisn and impregnable." Blaci: said. The court's decision specifically struck down an eiclit-ypar old in- strilclinn program in Champaign, HI. The program allowed studeiiii to attenci, with Uio written perims- .siop. nf tiicir parents, half-hour weekly classes conducted in public schools. In writing the majority opinion. Black rejected' an Interpretation of ;he first amciidnicm adi'ancert i>y lllinois in the Champai?n case, and by representatives of the Catholic church in public sintetncnts in recent months. Ajcording to their view, the amendment was intended "to forbid only porcnunctu preference of one icJigion over another, £At an impartial gavcimnemal HS- T?tance of all religions." "After ginn/; fill! consideration t;> the arguments." Black declared, "we arc unable to accept these contentions." M.r. Red Coated Youth, Who ] Calls Long and Loud For Phillip, to Visit City Johnny. |hc short, rnl-conti-ri trude-mnvk for Plilllp-Morrls clB- "lettes, Is ONpccled to arrive In lilyllievlllc hVittay for » hrlel Slav. H was dl.soloscd todny. It Is pxperted that In- will \# | lorr lor hvo <ir three rlays. Hi s program of activities while here has not been niinoiiiieeil. Johnny's piping voice Is heard weekly dn * radio show. PAGB" flection Hopes Dashed In Korea by UN Decision SKOUL. March 10, (UI')~Korean hopes for May elections for u pro- vlslonnl national government were set buck sharply yesterday whrn the United Nations Commission on Korea indicnt.M It might not supervise the voting. The commission, which twice has Informed the Korean people Its job was lo observe nnd report ivi nciieral elections culled for liy the "i.lulc Assembly," appeared to hnve backed down. Tin 1 .statement was Issued after a two-hour session during which CMii. ada's Dr. Clcorse I'ntteisoii walked out and said he would attend mi more meetings. Or. rultcreon told newsmen liin; if the commission were lo prix-cH with elections. It "would be n mailer ol serious concern to the Canadian government." AT KIRBY'S THIS WEEK il<tion YOU CAN ALWAYS nLLV ON US TQH CAHC AND ACCURACY FORMULA Cream Shampoo Kitchen Clocks — 8 Day — $3.50 Jewelite Hair Brushes, Nylon Bristle* and Companion it«m*. New and Complete Shipment Combs, Cloth Brushes, Sett. ICE CREAM PINT SSL. Strawberry 25c 30^ C'lasscs as Usual CHAMPAIGN. 111., March 10. (UPI —Children atiendect religious classes in public schools as usual here today despite a Supreme Court ruling banning such instruction. The school board president declined to say when the tcachin-' would be halted. While church and .slate officials pondered the effects of the ruling on religious classes. Donald E. Vance, president, of the Champaign school board, said that the board would meet Friday, but he said he did not think there would be a decision on the classes. Vcrnon L. Nickel!. Illinois superintendent of public instruction, said K( Springfield that the Supreme Court decision might force elimination of ull religious instruction programs in state public schools, •(bout Go or 70 schools in Illinois ?iave similar classes. l/.S. Women Believed Ambushed by Guerrillas SAIGON. Indo-China. March 10. (UP)—u. S. Consul General John Haiuhri said yesterday that Uvo American women State Department employes .shot to death Sunday outside Saig.in apparently were, killed Simultaneously with tlic government's mociily markets showed definite signs of leveling oil, and possibly lu-nding up agnl,,. Ko , six weeks bcgtinun'i! Jan. 13. the food markets dropped sharply. AS March came l>i like n bull, tl.cy .started ,,u nR ain So,u D com I modities h^ve regained 50 per cent o[ their losses. The (government's announcement thnt It would buy floi " helped mcrcflse the bullish tendencies. The chart., trace price fluctuations since 1925 for seven Important I commodities. Figures are from the Department ol Commerce Statistical Abstract and Bureau of Labor Statistic. | Coal Production In Ruhr Reaches Pre-War Level BERLIN, March 10. (UP)—Coal production in the Ruhr, regarded as a key to European recovery in the Marshall plan, readied the 300,000- ton-a-clay mark Monday for the first time since war's end it was announced officially yesterday. •• British Military Governor Lt. Gen. Sir Brian' Robertson. Mating that miners turned out 306.801 tons Monday, hailed (he achievement as the most optimistic news to come nut of Germany since the occupancy began. Postal Officials Present Program for Lions Club Postmaster Ross S. Stevens spoke on the history of the Post Office Department yesterday noon at the weekly meeting of the Lions Club in the Hotel Noble. Following his talk. Assistant Postmaster J. p. Friend and Superintendent of Mails W. J. Rogers con- ducted n rjuestion-imd-answer discussion (jeriod on postal aKairs. It was announced that a Ladies Night program win be held next Tuesday at 7:15 in the Hotel Noble. Guests at yesterday's meeting were \V. P. Mahnn and GorclOii Henley, both ot nlyllicrillc. 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