The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 8, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 8, 1949
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 1949 BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE THRBB Top Educators In America Act To Bar Communists as Teachers In Schools Throughout Nation By Vern Haugland WASHINGTON, June 8, (/!>)—Twenty top-Jlight educators—Including General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harvard President James B. Conant—said today Communists should be barred from the teaching profession. • i They agreed loo, that principles ot Communism should b« € light—but not advocated—in American schools. leir charge that Communist* _ membership "renders an Individual nfit to discharge tiie duties of a cacher In tills country" was des- ribed by a National Education Association olficial as the most oul- poken statement on that subject j ver made' by i nationwide standing. Eisenhower, no\v president o f Columbia University, Connnt and fellow members of an ethical - onal policies commission made their observations in a 54-page report on 'American education and International tensions." Set I.onff "Cold War" Ahead . The commission v as appointed by he National Education Association and the American Asjoeiation of School Administrators. 1(3 purpose was to study the teaching changes that .night be advisable In view of political tensions that may "keep the world In state ot cold war for years to come." The commission listed these "main linos of strategy" for American education: 1. "Young citizens should have an opportunity to learn about the principals and practices of totalitarianism, including those represented by the Soviet Union ami the Communist Party in the United States. . 2. "Teaching about Communism or any other form of ditcatorshlp "?3 not mean advocacy of these krines. Such advocacy should not be permitted in American schools. While we expose and combat subversive activities country and abroad we must at the same time curb reactionary forces which would use anti-communist sentiment as a club to threaten every effort to improve society through education," Clear Understanding Sought 3. "The schools should continue with vigor their programs for glv- in priiu-itlon crouo illg >' oun S citizens a clear under- an education group _ standlng of the p ,. mPl|)lcs of the American way of life and a desire to make these principles prevail," 4. "Members of the Communist Parly of the United States should not be employed as teachers." The commission condemned the earless and unjust use of such svords as "Red 1 ' and "Communist" to attack teachers and others whose views differ from those of their accusers. The commission said that "In the years just head it will not always be easy to tench such things" as responsible action regarding International commitments, or the fact that it is "deeply patriotic to attempt to protect one's country from the calamities of war." SLOW FREIGHT—Thousands of tons of coal, sorely needed for Berlin's industry, have piled up like this in railyards during the railway workers' strike. These trains are stalled at Grunewald Station in the British sector. (Photo by NBA-Acme staff correspondent Joe Schuppe.) Jaycees Receive Big Welcome District Meeting In West That Once Was Wild Of Scout Leaders Set for Thursday Relatives of Oklahoma Outlaw t Held in Oregon, Have Records in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, June 8. (/P)—Arrest of Oklahoma outlaw George Kimes at Burns, Ore., yesterday recalled that his brother, . Matt. died at hospital here after he was struck by a truck in North Little Rock Dec. 1, 1945. At the time Matt was on furlough from the Oklahoma Peni- in t^h i s | tentiary and was being sought on . ^ $1*7^00 bank robbery at Morton, Tex. The arrest also recalled that a federal charge Is pending at Fort Smith against Roy Kimcs. 35, of Ctiestcr. Ark., described by state police as a cousin ot the notorious Kimes brothers. Roy was charged in the burglary of some S20Q in cash and S3.000 in bonds from the Chester, Ark., post- office, March 31. ICe also was sought in connection with other postoffice and -store burglaries In which lesser amount were taken at Rnrty, Codarville and Dutch Mills, Ark. GRIFFIN LIQUID WAX SELF-POLISHING 5tiin«* and re-colors the leather trim without brushing or rubbing, In brown, tan, ox-blood, black. Injunction Against Strikers is Extended COTTER, Ark., June 8— (jPf— A temporary injunction against interference with operations over a Missouri Pacific spur track to the site of the huge Bull Shoals dam was continued indefinitely yesterday by agreement of attorneys. The injunction was granted by Chancellor J. Lloyd Shouse against striking workers. The agreement made unnecessary scheduled hearing on the railroad's application to make the order permanent. Murder Charge Filed JASPER, Ark,, June charge of first degree murder has been filed in Justice of the Peace Court here against Carl Springer. filling station operator, for the fatfil shooting Sunday of Floyd Kilgorc, a timber worker. Date for a preliminary hearing was not set immediately, By Frank Pitman COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO., June 8. Wi—Heeding the century- olil cry of "Pike's Peak or Bust," 3.000 Jaycccs assembled today at ; the foot of Colorado's most famous! mountain for their 20th. annual convention. The Jajcees. formally known BUS members of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, rocked this resort town with their gaiety and hl-jinks. But the natives didn't mind. The place belongs to the visitors for the next four days. The yonngbloods of American business will quaff large doses of Western hospitality in between serious business sessions. A chuck- wagon dinner in tho scenic Garden of the Gods was an appetizer last night. Today's program Includes a bus trip through the fabled gold-mining camps of Victor and Cripple Creek, west of here. An old-style western villagi featuring a special room with 200 slot machines—has been constructed on the outskirts of town. There are replicas of old saloons. One of them boast an honest- to-good- 110-foot bar. Lively stables, general stores ol the crackerbox-philosophy era, gold-assaying office and a typically western boardwalk have also been set up for the coiiventioners. There will be a Nighfcs-of-thc-OU West dance Saturday night winch lime most of this mellow equipment is expected to get snme wlmt more than a mild workout, Those attending the dance ar expected to wear Western clothing and borrow horses if possible Hitching posts front all the saloon, and the locnl folks who put up th hitching posts want them used. The streets were already jam nied with delegates today and mor were still to come. The state spir: among individual delegations w:> strictly from enthusiasm. Nort Caiolinians paraded about in pov der-blue corduroy jackets. Oregor ians sported orange silk shirts wit the state's symbolic evergreen trt on the back. Mississippi delegates— and their wives—wore blue Confec crate soldier hats. Alabama's big turnout was be decked in sailor straws with brigh appearing in light-blue slack suits. Blythevllle Jaycw* Attend A motor caravan from Arkansas, eluding five cars bearing 13 lytheville Jaycees and Jayceetes, as scheduled to arrive tn Colorado irings toilay for the opening of le national convention. The Blytheville delegation, the rgest ever to attend a national aycee convention, took with them everal thousand cotton bolls and peclally-prlnted book matches to istribute as souvenirs of Mississ- County and the National Cot- Picking Contest. IMMEDIATE REBUILT ELECTRIC Portable Sewing Machines red did and white bands. California! their home territory proud b Newsman to Address Memphis Urban League MEMPHIS, June 8—ftfj— A Flor:la newsman will speak here Pri- .ay night at a Memphis Urban .eague ceremony honoring four at her newsmen, Elgar Ray, managing editor of he Tampa Daily Times, will deliver he address. Awards for efforts to setter inter-racial understanding vill be made by the league to Editor prank Ahlgren and Editor- al Writer Jack Carley of the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal, Editor J. I. Coughlin of the West Memphis, Ark., News, and Editor L. O. Swindler of the (Negro) Memphis World. The News and world are weeklies. The officers and committeemen of the North Mississippi Counts- District of the Boy Scouts of America will meet tomorrow night at 7:30 in the courtroom of the City Hall. J. Louis Cherry, vice-chairman of the .dlstitct, said that committee reports and summer camping programs would be discussed. He will preside in the absence of R. A. Porter, chairman. A Cull report of the Scouts planning to 1 attend the summer camp at Cedar Valley near Hardy will be {riven by Lloyd L. Ward, camping and activities chairman. The units to be represented at the camp and the number qolng is exacted to be Lion Oil Declares Quarterly Dividend EL DORADO, Ark., June g—f/P>— The Lion Oil Company has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 37!- cents per share on common stock. The dividend will be payable to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 30. known after tomorrow night's meeting. Other reports will include a report from J. M. Cleveland, training chairman of the district. Mi 1 . Cleveland said today Unit the principal activities ol the training committee this summer would be in .seek- in? a large delegation from North Mississippi County to attend the training center for scoutmasters, a.sswtfint scoutmasters, and scout- Ing committeemen to be held in conjunction with the Boy Scout camp this .summer. The date for the leaders' training school has been set for June 22 to 23. when various phases of scoutinsr activities will be discussed, analyzed and evaluated. Miners Arrange Contract Talks Uwi«, Boss of UMW, Plans Conference With U.S. Steel Corp. WASHINGTON, Junn 8—(/P)— John ij. Lewis announced today the U.S. Steel Corp. Ims agreed to new contract talks for Us coal mines beginning June 13 Hi Philadelphia, Lewis made public a letter to Harry Moses, president of Uie H.C. Filck Coke Company. U.S. Steel's coal-producing subsidiary, confirming arrangements lor the conference. Often In the past, R contract worked out by Ihe United Mine Workers chief and the big steel making firm has set a pattern fai the rest of the soft coal Industry However, the steel corporation's coal production Is only a small percentage of the nation's total soft coal output. The present coal contract expire; June 30 and so far, little hns beer accomplished 1 i" negotiating a ncv agreement. Lewis, representatives have bcci meeting for several dnys at Blue field, W. Va., with represent!live of the Southern Coal Producer Association, at their rcrpicst- The talks with the southerners however, have made little progress (The Southern mine owners re portedly are getting set to iisk lx?wi for a lower wage scale limn the res of the Industry. The UMW neg ot la tors have not yet. present*? tliclr da mauds."" Lewis has -<o far failed lo dtsclo.s any arrangements for bargain In with the big northern commercial operators, or with the rest of the steel industry-owned pits except those of-U.S. Steel. The steel companies' so-called "captive mines" produce coal solely for use In making steel. The lack of any new contract yet raises the possibility of an industry-wide soft coal .strike at the end of Ihe first week of July when the mi tiers' annual vacation ends. The union has a traditional contract, no work" policy. NAMKI) TKEASUKEK — Mrs Georgia Ncese Clark (above) o Richiand. 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Mc- Young Cave-In Victim Certain He Was Dead BRISBANE --f/l'j— H must have seemed a pretty murky sort ol heaven. The "angels" were hot and sweaty Instead of fluffy white clouds, there was only damp brown earth. Bir it was good enought for L2-year-old- WUlinm Ryan. William had been digging a tunnel in a creek bank. But the Lunne csu'ed In and William was burlet under neat h. He couldn't breathi properly mid his mouth got plug ged up with dirt. He fainted. Hi; rc.scuerg dug him out and revlve< him, William opened his eyes and looked at their anxious faces over him. "Is this heven?" he asked. Icorc/i for Penny tnds in Stomach NOT HALF-SAFE MEMPHIS. June 8-</P,-A quest BALTIMORE, MD. 1049-S.n for a penny took 18-month-old liat]e of Baltimore »ays: "In " ie Meadows of Carnway, Ark., to a Memphis hospital early today. Doctors located and removed the penny ;he was on her way back home in a few hours. dr* ,ys: "In any him! of weather a half-safe girl g«U the cold shoulder! 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