The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1966 · Page 4
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Blj'thevllle (Ark.) Courier News - Thursday, August 25, 18M~ Pige GEORGE LINCOLN ROCKWELL says lie thinks Nazism in the United States is oil the move. He says the strength of his following lies with the average "red-blooded American," but now it is white youth, too young to remember what the swastika symbolized during World War II, who appear to be picking up the banner. The Props Of Nazism Surround Rockwell (Second in a Series) By TOM TlEDE Newspaper Enterprise Assn. ARLINGTON, Va. - (EA) — Fifty yards off Wilson Boulevard here, there is a roughly lettered sign nailed to a tall tree. It is decorated with skull and crossbones and reads: "No Trespassing. SURVIVORS will be-prosecuted !"Beyond the sign is a two-story frame house in need of paint. It is the home of the American Nazi party. When I visited it recently, there were several kids running about a dog snoozing under the •wheels of a dusty automobile and three flags waving in the unkept courtyard — one with stars and stripes, one with the Virginia state seal and one with a swastika. A dumpy stormtrooper in need of a shave stopped me at the door. He was wearing unwashed Slum Kids Speak Hidden Language By DAVID WALLACE PITTSBURGH (AP) - All the 1 hip frogs and foxes are way out to Smokey the Bear But the frogs and foxes — boys and girls — aren't way out, says a Pittsburgh educator. They're simply speaking a "hidden language" that Smokey the Bear — teacher — doesn't understand. "It's the product of creativity and imagination," says John Brewer, assistant director for compensatory education for the City's Board of Public Education. Brewer — a balding Negro who grew up in Pittsburgh's slums and has spent his professional life teaching in them — Bays the "hidden language" masks the true intelligence of slum children. Because words like "muska" and "dune dropper" don't show up on middle class-oriented intelligence tests, slum children often do poorly in the tests. "Tests show these kids to be 4,000 to 5,000 words below the minimum vocabulary necessary 'or elementary school," Brewer says. "But we.have found 3,200 words, including idioms, in their vocabularies, and all you have to do is find the transfers" — or translations.'We accuse these children of coming out of a vacuum." Brewer says, "but there's a lot there, and their language enables them to survive in a closed ghetto." Brewer has compiled a list of 5,000 slum idioms, many of which sound strange to middle- class ears. It's not. too hard to, envision "bread" as money, or a "pearl pusher" as a toothbrush, but some of the words were born in the slums and their derivations can be obscure to an outsider. A dirty person, for example, is a "muska," short for muscatel. "The lowest form of complete human deterioration is a hardcore wino," Brewer explains. "These winos will jump in hokey piles — junk heaps — to find an empty bottle they can sell for a penny. They find enough bot- Teresa Cafarelli was only 5 years old when she arrived in the United States from Italy, like many immigrants she had heard the stories of Jefferson and Lincoln and the Liberty Bell but she lived for the day she would see the Statue of Liberty. That day arrived when her steamer pulled into New York Harbor. She spotted the statue and immediately her destiny was decided, she wanted most to be Miss Liberty. She talked about the statue incessantly, to her parents, her neighbors, schoolmates and teachers, and she volunteered for all church and school dramas just as long as she could, play the part of Liberty. It seemed nothing existed tor her but {he Lady in the Harbor. Anthony DeFraneisci was also an Italian immigrant. He had decided to make America his home after nadina th« story pf Lin-, coin. He was 15 when he arrived hi the United States and immediately took up the career of an artist, serving an apprenticeship under Froser, the designer of the buffalo nickel, and Weinman, who later designed the Roosevelt dime. When Tony was 33, he received his commission to design the 1921 peace dollar and—you guessed it—his model was his wife, the former Teresa Cafarelli. The 1921 peace dollar was issued to honor the termination of hostilities between the United States and Germany and is the only coin ever minted to commemorate peace. Now it has one more distinction, it is the last coin to be graced by the feminine charms of Liberty. The day of the abstract symbol has passed and future coinage will immortalize our presidents and patriots. The designer's initials— f superimposed over an A— may be found just under the truncation of the neck. * * les and they can buy some muscatel, the cheapest wine they can get." To inform on someone is called "dropping the dune," and Brewer explains it this way: "When you go into a phone booth to call the police, what do you do? You drop a dime into phone, right?" Some other slum words compiled by Brewer: Rays — parents, a source of warmth; hence, a loving term. .Knuckle drill-a fight. What key you in? — whose side are you on? Cold plate — revenge. Bucket of paint — makeup. Fine peeler — magistrate. Tiny Tim — a mouse, or mousey person. Big cream — evil. Some words defy all attempts to trace their derivation, or even to spell them. "One is pronounced something like "yakinoma." You can spell it any way' you like, because it's part of an oral, unwritten language. * * * Brewer says a yakinoma is a classy female, "a girl who's got everything working for her, and she's going to take you for a ride." The hidden language. Brewer says, gives slum children a "feeling of unity, a oneness. Their life is hard. It's cruel. This is one of the protective devices, an outlet." Brewer says the idiom also indicates that slum children are clothing and a .38 caliber pistol n a shoulder holster. He had lie disposition of a bleeding shark and allowed my entrance only after examining what he kept referring to as my "credentials" (anything with my name on it). Inside, I was directed into a shabby room. The tables were covered with cigarette burns, the chairs wobbled and the ^ouch was little more than green material stretched over broken springs. Another party member, less pleasant than the first, said he would have to search me. He looked embarrassed. I turned around and he patted my pockets as if he had learned the trade watching old police movies. The room was ornamented with plastic busts of Adolph Hitler, party propaganda and a huge picture portrait of George Lincoln Rockwell, "our leader," smoking a pipe. There were two otJier Nazis in the room. One said his name was "Hughes" and mentioned his home as "somewhere around Detroit." The other was rather dilapidated fellow whose chief duty seemed to be the making of 'coffee. Also in the room were two young graduates of the Citadel military academy. Both had recently been commissioned second lieutenants in the United States Army — one in the Signal Corps and the other an engineer. Suddenly, Rockwell strode hurriedly into the room. "ATTENTION!" the coffee maker cried but, r and everybody, including the two Army officers, jumped up. Rockwell walked to the couch, reclined uncomfortably and bade everyone but me to sit down. I didn't Jiave to sit. I hadn't stood. "Be with you in a moment," the "fuehrer" said in my direction and then. turned his attention to the pair of second lieutenants. "You're from-the Citadel are you?" he asked. One of them said they were. "Only segregated military college in the nation," the other boasted. Rockwell puffed his pipe. "No kidding?" "We're all happy about it. Rockwell nodded. "Couple of niggers applied but we're hoping they're not accepted." Rockwell grinned. "No telling what'll happen if they are," the visitor smiled back. The three talked openly for about a minute more. Apparently the lieutenants were just curious visitors. Rockwell used them for another purpose, however. He knew I would remember the conversation and the setting In which It took place. He knew the young men's views gave credibility to what he has preached since 1959. At length he stood up and shook hands with the officers. "Thank you for coming," he said. "Always glad to have good men like you drop around. Best of luck." Rockwell turned to me with a gesture of his head. "Ready for you now." We walked out of the room, past the Hitler busts, under the swastika emblems, by the guard and up into a cluttered study for an interview. My job was just beginning. But Rockwell's? Thanks to the young Army officers, his job was already accomplished. (NEXT: Nazi Campaign) The content of a famous person's letter generally determines its value. According. to one dealer, Lincoln's handwritten laundry list might be worth only a few dollars while a letter he wrote to Confederate agents setting forth the North's surrender terms might be sole for $25,000. My..No Explanation Needed / II £2 ait I/an tDuren VyBdlCAtff UICJ UiJMUMillliM^ bands go, mine is tops. They threw the pattern away after they made him. Bu he-has one fault. He hits, kicks and bites me in his sleep. I Carried a scar from one of his bites for two weeks. My friend says that maybe he wants to beat the daylights out of me during the dayime, but the waits for a dream to bring out his true feelings. Is this possible! BEATEN AND BITTEN DEAR B AND B: Could be. But there is always a chance that he is not dreaming about you when he lashes out tooth and nail. In self defense you should have twin beds. DEAR ABBY: Our daughter, who has not been married very long, has telephoned us to tell us that she is leaving her husband and is coming home. We can' understand what happened. She never indicated in any of her letters that her marriage wasn't going well. They seemed so in love and well suited to each other, and they surely went together long enough. Our problem is what to tell people. In case she changes her mind and goes back tohim, we don't want a lot of talk needlessly. Should we give our friends and relatives a ''hint" as to why she's coming home in case she decides to stay? What if her visit is prolonged? THE PARENTS DEAR PARENTS: Tell people she is coming home • for a visit. (She is). If she decides to stay, let HER make the announcement. Yon owe no explanations to anyone. DEAR ABBY: As far as hus- those dayi. They; e o u I d, bt very ;. valuable. Whose coim are they? They came with the chair. WONDERING DEAR WONDERING: The coins "accidentally" came with the chair. The receiver should notify the giver that the coins were found in tb* chair. It is my view thajt the coins belong to the givr er. . j CONFIDENTIAL T0| "NAMELESS, PLEASE" Ifl LOUISVILLE: True, yon may not "need" the money. But a man who borrows money needs Ic pay bis honest debts. Yes, by all -means let him know his note is overdue. Problems? Write to Abb'y, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069. For a personal reply, enclose a stamped, self - addressed envelope. •: DEAR ABBY: A friend of mine received an old beat up overstuffed chair from a friend of hers. The friend who received the chair, was going to reupholster it When she took it apart, she found several very old coins deep down in the cushion. Some of the coins were so old you wouldn't believe they even had coins 'way back in Hate to write letters? Send ?1 to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles, Cal., 90069, for Ab- by's'booklet, "How to Write Letters for All Occasions.".-! Lt. Col. Edward H. White: II, the first American to step '.but- side a spaceship, recalled that on June 3, 1965, "I was taking some big steps, the first-on Hawaii, then California, Texas — lightly .in deference to ;the President — '. Florida, and-jthe last on the Bahamas and Ber- imuda." : . much more intelligent than many educators credit them with being. LOEBS BARB-0 FREE PEPSI With the Purchase of SIX PACK BAR-B-Q "Sign of Good Bar-B-Q" YOU SAVE 90< THURS. • FRI. • SAT. •SUN. «•••••••*•••••• COUPON •••••••*••••••• FREE PEPSI With This Coupon and Purchase of Six Pack of Bar-B-Q. Coupon Expires Sunday Night. 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