The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 28, 1949 · Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1949 Truman Lavish With Promises President Again Denounces Critics In "Fair'Deal" Talk By Krnest B. Vaccaro WASHINGTON, Sept. K-(ff, President Truman declared jister- day that. those who denounce his "Pair Deal" program as "alien or dangerous" are "just about 160 years behind the times." The chief executive sought new women recruits for the Democratic Tarty with a campaign-like promise to. press forward with housing, educational aid, expand social security and labor objectives of the 1848 platform. -Ip He asked the women of the coun- vytry to "look beneath the labels to see the facts" and not be "misled . by political slogans." He said women's interest In government "goes far beyond job hold- 1 Ing or partisanship." He spoke via radio from the White House on "Democratic Women's Day" on a- broadcast with Mrs. India Edwards, director ot . the Women's Division of the Democratic National committee. Also on the program were Mrs. Elsie West, Lothian, Md., Mrs. Albert C. Hulihan of Slippery Rock, Pa., and Mrs. George London of \ Raleigh, W. C., Introduced as typical : American women representing farm, labor and business respectively. ' Mrs. Edwards opened the broadcast with an explanation of the • significance of the occasion. She expressed party pride in the fact that i women were admitted to the Demo• cratlc National Committee's execu- ' tlve committee 30 years ago. That . was a year before women could vole. Women'* View* Voiced "Women want peace, so that our . children will not have to go to war. women want prosperity, so . that our families can . enjoy the good things of life. Women want progress, so that our children can have more 'than we have had, »nd in turn can give more to their children. jL "The Democratic Party Is working .^j steadfastly toward these goals.** w. The President said the Democratic Party offered the women a program of "practical measures," "It is not a blueprint imposed from on high by a little group of theorists," he said. ''Neither Is it a set of platitudes concocted by ' group of corporation lawyers In _ ': smoice-flllsd room. Our program Is 1 «n expression of the desires of the people." • ! He added that this program, "unshakably founded on the principle •; that power of government should ••; be used to promote the genera) .welfare," is "as American as the ; .soil we walk on." ; In saying that those who make '••"outcries" against his proposals as ' "something alien or dangerous" are ;" .160 year's but of date, Mr; Truman ., safd they want the people "to for' get the language of the constitution." Promises More Progress H« promised his administration will keep "right on malting progress" to provide housing for the American people. He said he would continue to urge Congress to pass a'-federa . aid to education bill, which has been tied up in a. House committee iikby a controversy over the use of '"founds for auxilltry services In par"' ochial as well as public schools. "Women who serve on school boards and women who teach know • that In many parts of the country better schools cannot be obtained unless there Is financial assistance from the federal government," he said. "This administration has pledged federal aid to the states to help BLYTHEVtI,LE (ARK.1 COURIER NRWS PAGE 'SEVEN auasftActizzswusMM DEATH pfcUNGE—Frank D. Graham, internationally known professor of economics, plunged to his death from the top of the Princeton University, (Princeton, N. Y.) after watching a football game with his wife. (AP Wirephoto). Thieves in Hew Mexico Loot Police Department PORTALES, N.M., Sept. 28. (flV- The Portales Police Department was robbed last night. Someone took Police' Judge P. T. Burke's lock box and another box containing $425 1n fines. The four-man force Is diligently Investig-tlng. Bayfy Family — King Size TROY, N.Y., Sept. 2S. (/P)—The Baylys—and there are 18 of them including grandparents—piled Into the family bus yesterday and headed for Los Angeles. When Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bayly recently decided to take their first vacation In 20 years, they bought a school bus. That's what they needed for their 14 children and Bayly's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Archer Bayly. Bayly, 38, said he has worked out a system for the trip. Each child has » box far his or her own belongings. Each has been assigned a seat In the bus. Bayly has packed a small field kitchen for cooking. When practical, the family will sleep In a 16- by-16 foot tent, divided in the middle. them Improve their schools. A bill providing such aid has already passed the senate and h now awaiting action In the House of Representatives. I shall continue to urge Congress to pass this legislation." The President, whose national health program has stirred" up a .controversy with the American Medical Association, said "our medical program will mean happier homes, healthier children and greater opportunity for useful lives for all our people." High Wages Sought , And he,predicted the 81st' Congress will Improve and expand'the social security system and that it will pass "very shortly" a bill raising the minimum wage for Industrial workers from 40 to 75 cents an hour. "Minimum wages and social security together protect our vaprking people against disastrously low Incomes," he said. "Farmers need safeguards against low Incomes, too. The Democratic Party has taken the lead In working for a program for lasting 1 , farm prosperity, for we know that the welfare of the country depends upon the welfare of our farmers." he said. Mr. Truman spoke also for .laws providing better use of natural resources and the development of electric power. 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