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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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PAGE TWELVE liiJii'viLLl!.. (Auiv.J LOUiUhii Idea of Training Teen-Agers in Business Spreads Through 20 States in Nation By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK, Aug. 8. <AP>- -The idea of training teen-agers to be businessmen Is spreading through the nation. Business firms In 20 states, are behind the movement, known as Junior achievement coinpa/iles. Their success Is a pleasant other side of the teen-age story—an antidote to tho recent accounts of narcotic addition in high schools, of moral laxity among college athletes. Under the junior achievement plan youngsters from 16 to 20 years of age form their own companies, sell stock in them, make and sell products, keep the books and manage (he business, Eighty per cent of the companies make nice proift, but they do so after the young men and women have done considerable nall-chcw- Ing while they risk their own and other people's money. • Junior Achievement, Inc., has been promoted on a national expansion scale only since the fall ol 1949. But in the school year ended In June, there were more than two thousand such companies, manned by nearly 30 thousand teen-age officers and workers. The companies are liquidated at the end of each school year, and usually the youngsters are able to vote themselves a nice final bonus out of the profits. : Firms Back Movement Business firms backing the movement, according to the National Industrial Conference Board, aim "to give American boys and girls a positive education in owning, managing and operating their own businesses so they can learn at first hand the functions of capital, management and labor." Here is how junior achievement companies operate: Each has a business firm sponsor that furnishes three advisors, one each from the accountancy, production and sales departments. Membership is limited to 15, and there Is no featherhedding. Each one has to work. They start by floating a stock Issue. Ench youngs ter must buy one 50-cent share, nnd can buy up to five. Then they must Bell the round around their town They rent a "business center", usually in a school or clubroom, or some business plant. Meets Held Weekly Junior workers meet one evening each week for two hours. At each meeting they first tackle their problems; wage increases, stepping up or cutting back production schedules, sales volume nnd administering personnel—including tho sometimes troublesome problem of absenteeism. Then they start forkin on the product they've chosen to make .and sell. These products or services run wide range. About 40 per cent are manufacturing enterprises. A San Francisco group made hair shnm- poo. S166 Profit Made A Chicago junior company made $166 profit on plastic food bags table cloths and cover sets. A Dayton, Ohio, company made Christmas tree ornament esarly in the school year and then switched to plastic racks. Another in that city made soda straw-holders, footbal plus and coasters. Other junior achievement companies have ranged far afield: newspapers, baby-sitting bureaus, stenographer-service agencies, and even radio program productions for sale lo local firms on community radio stations. In each cmmunity where the groups operate, there is a Junior achievement board, Including civic leaders and representatlevs from business, labor and education. A paid executive director keeps eye on the Junior companies. Hut teen-agers themselves run the show. Watch them again this fall. Obituaries W. P. Samse Dies At Osceola Home Services for William P. Sam-5e, Sr., of Osceola, are to toe. conducted this afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Osceola Methcdist Church. Mr. Samse died Saturday afternoon at his home. He was 19. Born in Kentucky, Mr. Samse had lived In Osceola for 54 years. He leaves lib wife; a son, William P. Samse, Jr., of Van Nuys, Calif.; and n daughter, Mrs. C. A. Proctor of Wynne, Ark. National Funeral Home of Memphis Is In charge and burial will be in Violet Cemetery in Osceola. Pallbearers are to be Justus Edington. Jack Turner, V. B, Rakc- traw, Charles Hanks, Wathcn Pru- ;t, Sr., and Douglas Fletcher. Tlie Rev. E. K. Sewell, retired .lethodlst minister of Osceola, Is o officiate. cnator's Jaw 'Okay' After Kick by Horso WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (/!')—X- ays of the jaw of Senator Wayne "orse (R-Ore) do not show any gn of a fracture, an aide to the nator said today, but further iccks will be made. Morse has been confined to Rock- igham Memorial Hospital at Har- sonburg, Va., since Saturday hen he was kicked In the Jaw by horse at a horse show. MEXICANS Truman Asks Election Of Flood-Minded Men WASHINGTON, A Uff. 6 (tP) President Truman said totlay the Midwest must elect more "forward- looking, liberal-minded members o! Congress" to assure crenticm of F Missouri valley authority to con trol floods. Mr. Truman expressed this vlcv, in a letter to CIO President Philip Murray, It wfts In response to one In which Murray asked him to sc up immediately an emergency commission to draw up a river mtmnge- ment program for the Missour Valley. :EASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) Tuckman at the advance base said •he opinion there was that the To- tyo conference would consider vliethcr the Red reply was acceptable, or whether Ridgwuy should demand Iron-clad (riiurnnteCK thnt Kaesong'a neutrality would not bo violated. There was some ^| 3.1d[jway may have seized upon the Incident lo bring to a head the deadlock over where tlie buffer zone should be established. Joy himself did not formally protest the troop incident at Saturday's meeting. He merely noted 11 for the record. Pel ping radio, propaganda mouthpiece for the Red Chinese govern merit, explained that the soldiers we re Commuu ist g ua rd s on their way to a "discussion meeting." I admitted the soldiers had carriet ''improper weapons," and said they entered the conference area "bj mistake." Nnm II Orders Rcporls The broadcast said Lt. Gen, Nain II, chief Communist delegate e.yJiig', ordered a full report on the incident. He then ordered Unison officer to notify the TJ> truce team strict orders hud bee issued to guarantee that such inci dents would not be repeated. While they appeared anxious tlm the talks bu resumed, the Reds sal the United Nations would suffer'i negotiations break down. (Sen. Peng Teh-Huai, commnn tier of Chinese forces in Korea, sal tn an article in Moscow's Pravil thnt If the talks fail Chinn wl throw r»rtil 1 ery nnd air forces "great size" into the battle. Peng said the Chinese forces ha already created in Korea "people artillery and military air forces great size." "As soon B5 we create nnd bcgi to use these mechanized arms battle might will increase significantly," he said, "and we shall win greater victories. (Continued from Page I) 1 every way with the cotton grow- rs. Adams said that when President Vuman "reluctantly signed" the lexlcan labor bill authorizing the greement with Mexico he made it lear lie "was not concerned with upplylng essential labor ... if 'it tampered cur efforts to meet more nsic problems.'" Adams sa!^ the President means: Severe punishment of farmers for ilrhig wetbacks {Mexicans In this ounlry illegally), search of prem- .ses by immigration without a war- ant if they have reason to believe llegals are among workers, setting u'p housing and other living stau- lards, and setting wage .schedules by some union labor dominated committee, leading to. and much sooner than we expect, the unionization of all agricultural labor." Hearings on the bill. Adams said, made It clear that farmers contracting for Mexican Jaborers should not be required to pay more nan the actual cost of transportation and feeding them In Mexico. Flat Charge Planned Despite "the ctenr Intent of the law," Adams said, the U.S. Employment Service intends to make a Hat charge of J15 for each Mexican national and in addition a $7.50 charge for those rccontractcd. "This means," he said, "thai those who now have Mexican nationals that have to be recontraclec will have to pay $7.50 each al though the government ha.s been to no expense. 'If this Is true, it menus tha what we tol<l the Congress wouk happen has already started befor thq Ink is dry on the inteniationa agreement, that whatever was pu In the law as a maximum would b spent to the last penny someho\ and in addition the President ex pectMo ask the Congress for mor money fo" ^-t over some of the so cialistic rVas they could not RC incorporated into the bill." U.S. Flower-Bombs Hiroshima On Anniversary of A-Bombing BLOSSOM T I M E—Hibiscus blooms across the front of this brief, two-pietc swimsuil worn by Linda I-ce, airline stewardess, at Miami Ocach, Fla. Scanty bra and trunks are done in while wnlTIc pique and the floral motif connecting the two is worked in plum jersey. HIROSHIMA, Japan. Aug. «. Of] —Three veterans of the Korean War manned a U-S, bomber which dropped flowers on Hiroshima today—the sixth anniversary of the first atomic bombing. The B-26 approached the city from the south. It traveled the same route as the B-29 superfort which dropped the atom bomb over Hiroshima Aug. 6, 1945, In the closing days of the Pacific War. Pilot of the smaller, flower- bearing bomber was Capt. Ernest Janas, 4919 California Street, Omaha, Neb. He is a veteran of 50 missions in Korea. Also in the crew were Sgt. Gabriel I). Verdi, Bronx 61, New York, and John W. Harris, 593 Park Avenue, Rochester, N.y. Verdi has flown 60 missions and Harris 67. They are gunners. The B-26 dropped two laurel wreaths—both bought by personnel ol the third bomb wing based in southern Japan. The unit also provided the plane. The wreaths fluttered to earth near the ruins of the round-domed Japanese Industrial promotion hall—in the center of the atomic blast. As the bomber disappeared in the clouds, the rebuilt city began a solemn, daylong observance of a fateful day In world history. Shrines and churches were crowded with Japanese paying homage to the estimated 100,000 who died In the explosion. Some Americans look part in the ceremonies. The commemoration program Included donation of toys and candy to orphans and tours of historic sites. Hiroshima is once again a bustling metropolis of some 300,000 population—about the same as before the atomic blast. There has been much rebuilding, but stark reminders of the destruction remain. Industrial promotion hall — a gaunt skeleton against the sky— is being left in that condition as a memorial. Two Hearings Continued Hearings for two men on charges of driving while under the influence of liquor were continued until Wednesday in Municipal Court this morning. The men are Claiborn Johnson and W. P. Cobb, Negro. WEST POINT (Continued trom Page 1) a chronic moral turpitude that exists In the federal government today." the OOP group said In a statement. Wert point Upheld Several lawmakers, including Johnson, upheld West Point officials In their refusal to Identify the students Involved. Johnson sail he did not think the names should be made •public "unless the young men themselves want this/' At West, fmm, Harold J. Loehlein, captain-elect of the 1951 football team and president-elect of the senior class, told newsmen yesterday he was one of those to be dismissed. He added: "We are not culprits, not incompetents, and have not corrupted the nation's morals." The Washington Post, quoting unnamed West Point sources, salt '.here were 44 football players among the cadets facing dismissal. Senator Fulbright (D-Ark) said he thought Intercollegiate footba] should be suspended at West Poln and Annapolis while the situation is being studied. Read Courier News Classilied Ads •urope Sees No Danger Of War, Farley Says NEW YORK, Aug. 8 I/I 1 )—James A. Farley said today there Is "a very icneral feeling in Europe now that here i.s no danger of war." The former Democratic national chuirinan returned on the liner America from a business trip to 10 European countries and said he .raveled 6,000 miles. Training on Wheels CALEDONIA, N.S.—(/!•>—A "shop- mcblle" travels through rural areas of Queen i County providing instruction in such occupations as woodworking, metal work and machinery repair for boys unable to go to collezes or vocational schools. Fight inflation with Lower Cost and Higher Production Writ* . . . GEORGE S.A\AY COMPANY CVn4vnx4AiH4 Engineering lldg. Chhaj. 6, III. 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