The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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TUKSDAY, APRIL 20, 10-17 UIATIIRVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NK\VS Social Worker Asks School Aid Wnshingfcn Wo mem Wants Educational Opportunities for All Proposals for federal Aid for Public Schools Range from $150,000,000 fo $450,000,000 N, April •>•). .'imni so;-iul Son-.Mc Llbuf SuV st<>r<l:i.v Die u.'iik'd llV.l! SNVa-IH i 1 , "M'.Of'A- <) jiiif]ji;ii.-; of AllHTi- m chililreH" -.UK! iho n.ukm "[ u[for ( j to (tjmjinie H. Mrs. Allies K. Mc'ViT. i\ writer 0:1 -ii-.l jifojlcrn.s anil wife ol '.vnrr ot tlic- Washington I'isl, ii<! 5.r;;a,o:o chiiiimi «K«I c to 17 "ulti-ml no school whatsoever." Aini'ri-.'iin si'lioDls provitlf "every '!.:;;: irtnuity" ii:r some cliiWron. bn'l "ni)|i ( . <>r m::;t lo none" fur others, •Mi 1 :;. Meyer s:iid. "The oxtivi!i".s of our c<luc;Uion- :'I syMcm." Mrs. Mi».vr said., "lire !io. kindly unfair ; o millions ol AmjTK-an children ..... 'Tin' ]![)iiu I v.:,j[ to make is <l';n liiis is n situation which the nation can no longer itllorcl... 1 0.ir cicii:oc:ra::y cannot function, mir :an it ci-.rry its heavy inle:'- riLiion.il responsibilities, unless :,ll "t our cil./.-ns obtain the bu.-;ic i'''il:'iUlo:j to p'Tiait inloi;::;l'nl and :':!<, i-inrcl p,.j-ti:-i;>-r.ioii in the work ••""I life of <h" nation." •She nr'-ied the ::iiScoiiinultcc to provid- Read Conner Ke-.vs Want Ads. ake the Cake ,11 li i S Mr. and Mrs. Thomns A. Tarallo are pielurcil cutting 12-ioot \vtcichna culic after their recent nianiaye in Chicago. H pro- \-idi-d a portion for each of the more tb^n 700 tuei'ts. Hy JXM1GI-.YS NI'A Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, — (NBA). ,Nobody in the field of education .seems willing to say boldly how 1>H; a bite must be put on I lie Federal Treasury to Improve the American .school system. All are agreed lhat the time has come when congress .slioultl do something, nut they are lorn between two fears whenever they try to estimate the amount needed. Congress is in a tough, economical mood. It wouldn't do to lose 1 the entire program by seeming t llc ) e,recdy. Hut the need is great, am | the time is ripe, and they don't want to ask lor less lha'n they might he able to get. Senator Robert A, Taft of Ohio has a bill that would approprialc S150.COO.UOO the first year, S2W).- 000,001) tile second, and $250,000,000 u year thereafter. Senators Theodore I' 1 . Green and J. Ilo'A'iml McOra'.li oV Rhode Island have :i bill that would ti'vi; about $150,000.000 a vcar lo rahe teacher's salaries. Senator Gcorcc D Aiken of Vermont has a bill lhat would provide S4C0.030.000 the rir.st year, antl increasing amount for each of live ye:irs until the :innnal appropriation became SI.200.000.000. .Support is dlnding between the Tnft and Hie Aiken bills. The N-i- tionrtl education Association is .\r- uuing for the Taft measure, which hr and the Association call 0 "hnnible" beginning, but is • look- in;; longingly at the Aiken proposal. ! With this uncertainty and division, if anything is don c the ! amount iiTi]>ropiiiite<| will be dictated hi the only available manner—on the basis of pjliticai ex- . pediency. I ; The Tatt bill, wliieh tits best 1 with Cotigrefs' savine. nuocl. nicy i lose Congressional votes bernvise somewhere between 17 and 5ft stales ' v.'onki not, benefit under the formula pro\'ideri. I Tnft's bill would provide thai'; each state should •si/end at least : $40 a year on every child ol school age. ]fe would multiply S40 by the number of children of school ai;c- a state to see wha*. minimum e 1.1 per cent of the s;alf;'s in- • should be .spent. Then he would come to determine what mUiuiium ; j the s'ate should provide. The Fed- ' | oral Treasury would give *,he state of its income, to equal $40 for each enmiph. «hen added to 1.1 s>cr cent,! .school-age cliild. I It is hard to tell how this would figure out because .statistics are kept on Vhe ba.sis of children in school, rather than children of school age. Mississippi now spends Sl.i on every child attending school. i- Jersey spends S198. But Miss- iss-iPlM has a mUli higher percentage Of children who never go to . i :chool than Ne\v Jersej' has. At the end ot three years, Taft provides', a .stnto must be spendin:.' nt least 2.2 per rent of it.s income r>n education or it would lo.se Federal aid- The bill provides lhat no teacher's pay could bo reduced below the Feb. 1, 1947 scale. It is estimated that 70 per cent of the bill's cost would go to raise teachers' pay- Assistance would be limited to public schools. The Aiken bill would give Ted- cral monev to all states, Tt would i provide $60,000,000 a year to help private and parochial schools provide transportation, school health examinations and .services, nnri non-religious instructional sup( plies and equipment, including the National Educational Associa- PAGE NINE IIc.ii!c|ii.irters for cooj Koine" — now ready coni|ilele M.iRiioli.i Smn- nicr-1'rool Service. Conic iu today ami let us <lo just what your car needs lor (;ood KoiiiK through (he loni; hot months of tlio Southwestern tumnicr. School Child, How Much? spent on each child in school cr year is 5125; Ihr lowr.t, Missivvippl's ?55; the igli«st, New Jcncv's Sl'18. Hut liRiires don'l lalie into • account school-age vhllilvcu who tloii'l RO to sclivol. MOB'MJBRICATICN CHARTED TO PERFECTION Step by step... from the huorn- tory (o (he hibrilory... Mooilit- )iic;ilion is an exact science. The Inbiicanls we use are sc ami specially processed for one purpose ... to do the job your car needs.. .belter. MOBHUBRKAIION DISC CHART Chuichill Art Offered For Display In London lion, object to helping non-public indirect schools. sury." Aiken woiu ( i sive each ulatc S:!01 '1 he Ciirrn-McCiralli bill would in 194B lor every public pupil in apprcipiUitc directly It, raise teaeh- avera[;e daily attendance. Ten dn!- lars a pupil would be. welded until the subsidy" reached SCO a puinl in 1952. To qualify, a slulc would have to spend either SlOi) a child, or whatever u spent in 1S4.1>, whichever is less; but by 1953 it would have to i;et th^ expenditure per pupil trom all sources up to at least $100. Senator Aiken says that his bill "would vcr>t in shiuhn; ;\ \iovtkin of the tax load for the support of education trom the shoulders t.f the real estate owners in ench local district, where it now rests lar too heavily, to 1 - tiro shoulders of all who contributj: through direct and 1.ON1JON. April 20. (Ul'j — Winston Churchill [or the lir.st time has suhinifed two ot his paintings to Ihe lioyal Academy and the> liuvi: been accepted fur hanging h this year's show. Churchill sent his paintings h under the pseudonyn o! "Mr. Winter" and took the added precaution ot lenvinff them unsigned In an attempt to hide his Identity. D Saved from Breeders' Foundation Seed DP&L 14 Dellnted & Treated Germination Average 96% on!y a few fons on liand FIEEMAN GIN CO. 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