The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 26, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 26, 1949
Page 7
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1949 Changes Urged At Negro School Council Ask* More Emphasis on Training At P«nal Institution LITTLE ROCK, A u R. 26—W)— The Arkansas Council on Children •nd youth has recommended a Negro superintendent and Negro utaff for the Industrial School for Negro Boys near Wrlghtsville, As an alternative, the Investigating committee of the council—the same committee which recently submitted a highly critical report of the Arkansas Training School for Girls at Alexander—su»gested the immediate appointment of a Negro director of training and rehabilitation and a Negro start under the present administration of the .school. The council also recommended i reduction ol the 1,100-acre work • farm to an acreage commensurate with the institution's purpose as a training school. The council, which met yesterday Issued a preliminary statement saying the recommendations were "In no way" a reflection on operation of the school by the present superintendent. The present administration of the school was praised. The council said it had been specifically asked by Governor McMath to recommend whether a Negro or a white superintendent was preferrahle for the school. W. L. Bland, chairman" of the council committee, said the school had been operated as a work farm rather than a training school. No evidence of cruelty or mishandling was found, but the school has not been operated as a rehabilitation center, he said. Congressman To Protest Chaffee Close WASHINGTON, Aug. 26. 'AP) — Rep. Boyd Tackett of Arkansas hopes the irmed services will reconsider its plan to close Camp Chaffee next year. Referring to the announcement Wednesday by Secretary of Defense Johnson that the Arkansas armored training reservation near Fort Smith Is slated for closing April 15 1950. along with a number of other defense establishments, Tackett said: "With (he International situation so disturbing , . . an y action curtailing our military strength Is un- reconcilable." He said that Chaffee's terrain has been described as ideal for training of military ground forces and his been "generally known within military circles as a permanent camp." The order listed a total of 621 civilian employes at Chaffee, the Naval ordnance works near Camden. the Army and Navy general hospital at Hot Springs, the Pine Blurt arsenal, inactive Maumelle ordnance plant near North Little Rock and the Little Rock U.S. engineers district to be eliminated by Nov 1 Some already have been laid off. In Port Smith, plans are being made to try to Influence the armed services to keep the camp active. Directors of the Chamber ot Com- mercc discussed the situation Wednesday and wore to meet again yesterday. • Other (han the closing was •news" to authorities at Camp onarfee, no other statement has been issued by the military. Drug Addict, Seeking Cure, Violates Law Just To Get Prison Sentence ST. LOUIS, Aug. M-f..P>-Refus- cd advice by federal officials <>-, now to break the law, W.F. Sparks aid it anyway—and proved It Heir to one-third of a $500.000 HARLINGEN. Tex., Aug. 26-(,1>) " Ut f left in tr 'ist by his father —A last-minute hitch i,eld up pro-! b j lnrks described himself as • mor- Last Minute Hitch Holds Up Check On Latin Workers BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ATTEND KEST CAMP- Home Demonstration Club women from Missi-sippi County meant Business when they took off Tuesday for their annual rest camp. They returned yesterday, after three days of doing nothing except relaxing Pictured are part of those attend| ing the camp, and the Negro maid, who was in charge of anything that resembled work. Prom lelt to right: Mrs. R. A Copeland of Yarbro, Airs. Harvey Permeiltcr of Double Bridges. Mrs. Gertrude B. Holhnan. howe demonstration agent: Mrs. u. A, Bugg of Yarbro. Mrs. Archie Norman uf Double Bridges, Mrs. .L. T. Burll- . Mexican consul General Mirucl P. Calderon of. San Antonio said his government had informed him that it has insufficient information concerning requirements for workers' welfare. The U.S. has advised employers certain requirements must be met. Dave Fes-iendon, U.S.E.S. official In charge of the recruiting center made a hurried telephone call to Washington in an attempt to straighten out the snag. Drawn by word-of-mouth reports, newspaper stories and radio announcements, the alien workers Sparks, 41, explained he had been "I the institution as a voluntary patient but "it was too easy to get out. ' He wants to be compelled to stay there until cured Robinson told Sparks employes of his office .re there to enforce the law, not to advise people on how to break it. But Sparks went to the Federal Narcotics Bureau yesterday and offered proof to agent., that he forged a prescription and obtained 20 half-grain tablets of morphine. He was promptly charged --- -, -•••. n..^n nuinc.i, in crowded around the center waiting I warra " t with violating the federal for processing to begin again narcotics law. Bond was :set at Q „„ .jv..,.,, fl £ tn u. Prospective employers also crowd- ex- ed the center set np in an machine shop at the airport. The trucks jammed the parking area around the building. Workers lor Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Missouri will be contracted for at the Harlingen center. Sl.ooa. Jt was signed by sional bondsman Sparks along for that purpose. . profes- brought bead Courier News Want Ads. MacKenzie Continued from Page t now. But how to get it? Tito Is tough and tenacious. He is endowed with more fearlessness and daring, as regards his personal safety, that falls to the average person. He demonstrated that time and again during the World War when Hitler put a huge price on the Yugoslav lender's head. 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Demonstrations on vrrlons liome- mnking time savers and home beati- tlflors occupied most of the day- lime hours, that weren't spent in swimming, and folk dancing and games were the chief types of eve- ning entertainment. The picture; iliows the group be fore departure, making last miniiie [ilans. Berkley Is Keeping Alive Rumors Of His Romoncc with St. Louisian 200 Czech Mormons Celebrate 20th Birthday PRAGUE _U>)_ The Monuof Mission in ctici-liosluviikln rclebj-nl. cd Its 20th anniversary in Prawn recently. About, 200 members uno friends of (lie mission form all parts of Czechoslovakia came to participate. The convention sent a telegram of thanks to President Klement GottwaLd for state supixwl of its operations. WASHINGTON. All*. 26. OT -, Vice President Burkley kept'alive yesterday the romantic speculation linking his name with » pretty St. Louis widow. And he took obvloiu delight In being Introduced as "the sciulre of Paducah am 1 the new spirit of St. Louis." _The widow. 37-year-old Mrs. Carlcton Haaley, wasn't present. Her name was not even mentioned But she war very much In everybody's mind when retiring national chairman J. Howard McGrath In- trnrtuccri UK 11-year-old Hartley The "veep" threw hack his head ami laughed as heartily as anyone in Ihe roDin at McGra'h's reference to SI.Louis. "Tills," Barklcy responded when luict had been restored. "Is ihe hour t loitu have sought mid mourned because I found u no t • He laid the crowd lie had "called "|i Missouri on flic lona-dlMaiice telephone ami she ixked me to give von her personal regards." He went on to -say that "there has always been an Inseparable connection between Kentucky and Missouri" and "It looks like It's Mini; to continue.- He added: "That's what 1 hope." 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