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Friday, April 14, 1950
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BMTHBVILTJS (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 14, IWfJ Point Four Said 'Not Enough/ Social Revolution Needed To Aid World, Hakin Says -< - r .*.'-<x T-. * '-"'. /' - '•'' ** ' f • " / r j ** ' . * 'f- ••'/ t, i . Is Too Small For Success Also Ended Play in Old Ford Theatre PHILADELPHIA, April 14. The United Slates was challenged today to help bring about a "social revolution"-In the "underdeveloped countries of the world." President Truman's Point Four program Is not enough, the American Academy of Political and Social Science was told by George Hakim, counselor of the legation of Lebanon. . Hakim was one of a half-dozen speakers at a symposium on Point Tour at the academy's 54lh annual meeting. The Point Four program, as conceived by the President, would supply U.S. economic know-how to the war-ravaged countries of the world. The President called It a "bold new program." : Prof ram Too Small ' Hakim said the program Is "too small to provide any effective contribution" to the economic development of poverty-stricken nations. The masses of the underdeveloped lands, which Hakim said make "p two-thirds ''of the world's population, "are not Interested In concepts of free enterprise, free competition, democracy and human rights. "It Is necessary first to live and not to starve," he asserted. .•And. he said, Point Four Improperly places too great an emphasis on (1) tree enterprise and private capital, , "The poverty - stricken, disease- ridden masse*' of what have been called the underdeveloped countries of tht; world," Hakim' said, "are alowly •wakening to the misery of their condition. "Whatever gain has been obtained for, the national economy (of the underdeveloped countries) wa mainly received by the upper classes constituting * amall minority of the population. But the majority of the people continue to live as they have llnd for centuries on a level bare subsistence." :'. Need Social ReTorntltm fWhat i» needed," the Lebanese official md, "1» no less than a social rerohitiori Involving the trans 6 formation of a semi-feudal reactionary social order into a new In durtrlal lysteni under which the forcei of production can develop and Mrpand freely so as' to raise ,Mw riuidard of living of the peopli ••a whole." J'Aad, r* aaJd. "so far the western mran have allied themselves with t» reactionary forces in the uri eveloped countries which stah< nalntenance of an outgrown •octal intern .* .•'•• »»ld the TJ.8. concept of free enterprise 1* of no significance to "tlw maaaes who are concerned witl living secirre from dis famine and exploitation by ttw* Baatan.- "Mnt Pour," h« said, 'Is base' •• MM aaaumptlon that the old 1m a — npfoltattcn for forelg 11! not tafce place." but h "h It'not likely that privat I In anreh of high profits uT "w workers hi the under oountrles?" a other axJdrcsKs: ». Herman J. Frtedertcy, specla By Arthur Edson WASHINGTON, April 14, (/P)— lome buildings, like some people, eem destined for Iragcdy. Certainly Ford's theatre, In down- own Washington, has had Us share I troubles. Here, 85 years ago tonight, a anntic drew his derringer and ired the ball Hint laid low Araham Jncolri. The next morning, April 15, 1865, ilncoln died. The Lincoln story, of course. Is ,'Dll known. Not so well known Is he story r>f th« theatre v.'hcre he as shot. OIil Tlicalre Destroyed An old theater had been ties- royed by fire, and the new Ford's -one of the fanciest theatres in he country—opened Aug. 27, 1863. Beating 1,700, It attracted the best ctors, Including the young and ilghly successful ($25,000 a year) (ohn wllkes Booth. There wa.'. rejoicing 85 years ago oday in Washington. The . long, Ireadful war was over. Tiie time lad come, as Lincoln said, to bind he nation's wounds. It was in the relaxed mood of he day that the Llncolns and heir guests, Miss Clara Harris and \faj. Henry Heed Rathbone, went the theatre. The play: "Our American Cousin," starring Laura Keene. During the third act, Booth, who was not a member of tiie cast hat night, crept along the hallway. He entered the Presidential box. shot Lincoln In the head, wounded Vlaj. Rathbone with a bowie knife, lumped on the stage and escaped. Shot Killed Theatre Never again was a play put on at Ford's. The shot that killed Lincoln killed the theatre, too. Laura Kcene and other members of the cast were tossed into Jail pending nn Inquiry. Performances were suspended. When Ford attempted to reopen his theatre, In July, such a howl went up the Idea wa* abandoned. The government took It over, and changed It into an office building. Then tragedy struck again. On June 9, 1893. three floors collapsed, killing 22 clerks and Injuring M olhcrs. Ford's Renovated In 1932, Ford's was renovated. Now it—and the house acrou the street where Lincoln died—are a museum. The theatre has some choice Lincoln items for the 100,000 tourists who go through it each year. Here are the gun and the knife Booth used to kill and to wound. Here Is the flag he tripped over as he hurtled to the stage. Here are the boots Lincoln wore, and a boot Bonth wore—the one that had to be cut off him because he broke hU leg In the fall. It's lilting that the old place should have this silent testimony of R national tragedy. For it, too, Is a part of that testimony. Negro Dentist's Future Home Blasted in Birmingham Sector BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 14. themselves, but said to go ahead at $200.000. A gymnasium building was not damaged. MV-Thc future home of a Negro dentist.who asked prospective white neighbors about living near them— and found some unopposed—was damaged by a series ol explosions last night. The violent blasts shattered the unoccupied residence-office oj Dr. J. A. Boykin and his schoolteacher wife. They had expected lo move in about May 1. Dr. Boykin Is practicing now at Eufaula, Ala. The nine-room brick house Is at the corner of a Negro district, facing three white homes. Mrs. Boykin told officers the lot on which the dwelling is located was purchased from the city o( Birmingham. She said it had been zoned for Negro residences last October. The woman said that before she nd Dr. Boykin began building ney took a petition Ui white negh- ors in the section and asked if hey had any objections. "Some of them said they did, he said. "Others said they did not while others would not commit and build anyway." The dentist's wife said she and icr husband took the paper and house plans to the city commission, nd obtained its approval and that of the city zoning board. Detectives J. R. Davis and J. W. Henson said three violent explosions ripped walls and floors of the home and shook a wide surrounding area. The blasts came at one-minute Intervals, apparently timed by [uses, the detectives said, Tiie home Is about five blocks from the North Smithfield district where a series of bombings occurred last year. Trouble started In North Smithfield when Negroes began moving Into a section already occupied by white persons. Confederate Widow To Run for Governor MARIETTA. Ga., April 14. (AP) — The 80-year-old widow of Confederate Gen. James Longstreet says she's a candidate for governor and she wants Gov. Herman Talmadge to be "gallant enough to step out of the race." Said the pert, spry Mrs. Helen advisor on Netherlands-Indonesian affairs at the Netherlands Kmbassy, said that only "Americans of my generation" can answer the question: "Is Point Four too little or too much?" Problem Is Political He said "the Immediate problem for the Indonesian government seems to be political, "because it constitutes "a target of the greatest importance to the Communist forces." "A production organization," said Dr. .Friedericy, ^'requires security— general security." • Dr. Robert R. Nathan, consulting economist. In praising rapid strides In industrialization of the Middle East, said "the- economic development of Israel will help in the preservation and broadening of the democratic process throughout the Middle East." ^ "Trade between Israel anri the Arab states, he said, "will certainly develop in the days to come and will bring mutual benefits to Israel and her neighbors. 1 am equally convinced that the Arab countries will enjoy a rapid acceleration In their Industrialization because of the proximity of the modern and developed Israel economy." Dortch Longstreet last night: "It is conceded that Governor Talmadge cannot be defeated by anyone In sight, i feel the obligation now falls on Georgia's women to furnish the type of governor the state deserves." Mrs. Longstreet, who worked in the Bell bomber plant here during the war, /laid all she needs to run as an Independent IK for some patriotic citizen to put up the campaign hinds. "WHITE WAY" TO ST. PETER'S—Addition of 28 modern marble obelisks, lo hold ornate street lamps, to the via Delia Conciliazione, main approach to St. Peter's basilica, stirred great controversy in Rome. Anti-obelisk Romans charge the "dignity of our city" is being ruined. Between the 25-fool-liigh columns are marble benches on which weary Holy Year pilgrims may rest on their way to the church. Woman Ousts Irate Census Gatherer ATLANTA, April 14. (AP) — An *18 fine was as.ies.ted against Sanborn Cooper yesterday after a woman testified In police court that she chased him from her home during a,census-taking row. , Mrs'. L. G. Barnett said that when Cooper shouted at her because she was unable to answer some of his questions. She seized an umbrella and chased him off. Cooper was charged with disorderly conduct. Police Judge A. W. Callaway withdrew the fine when relatives told him Cooper recently suffered a nervous-breakdown. District"Supervisor W. A. Whitehurst saidthe 39-year-old Cooper has been fired as a census-taker. Hawaii May Encompass 'Law of Splintered Paddle' in Preamble HONOLULU, April 14. (AP) — King Kamehamcha's "law of the splintered paddle" may become the preamble to the constitution now bclnjr. written to govern Hawaii as a state. Legend has It that Kamehameha and a half ago, was walking along I, who unified the islands a century the beach when he saw two boys llshtng. They ran. and he pursued, but caught his foot In a lava crack. One of the boys, emboldened, turned back and fetched the king such a clout with a paddle that the paddle was splintered and the king was knocked unconscious. When the boys were caught the king asked why they dlsllktd him. They replied that they feared his laws of blood and absolute cower. The king was so Impressed that he revised his stern edicts, proclaiming greater Individual freedom as "Ihe law of the splintered paddle." and dispense beer at retail on the State of Arkansas for permit to sell premises described as 811 s. 1st, Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of gcoc moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years lust past; and that thi undersigned has never been con victed of violating the laws of tnl state, or any other state, relativ to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to b Issued for operation beginning 01 the 1 day of July 1950. and to ex pire on the 30 day of June. 1951. James Ford Subscribed and sworn to befor me this 13 day of April 1950. Mrs. Marshall Blackard (Notary Public My Commission expires: S^SS 4-14-.V NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned ! has (lied with the Commissioner of Revenue* ol the WHY.DOROTHY.' STUCCO MOUSE COOKS I- "«> MTTWTHAN .««»«* APPLYIM& 80N06X... JUST BRUSH IT ON/ SEALS THE SURFACE ...THEySAY IT COMES IN PURE WHITE AND U. LOVELY COLORS ' rcof*cc use 6ONOEX Captain Samuel Nicholas, first Continental Marine officer, In 1775 Instructed recruiting officers to accept no candidates for the Marine Corps except those "of dependable and religious nature combined with proper robustness of body." FOR SALE C*«rtU nlrrrto. IX Inch U W Inch, plain or raenforecd. Also C*nerrU Bolldlnn Block* cheaper than tanber for barni. ehlrkrn h«K». pimp nonsea, tenant hoax* tool ahtcU Wr ttUnt Can •• far frac aatlnut*. OSCEOLA TILE L CULVERT CO. Phone (M High School Burns CAMDEN, Ark., April 14. 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