The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1952 · Page 1
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 24, 1952
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS World Is 'Out of Tune On Musical Education By FRAXK CAREY AP Science Rcporlcr PHILADELPHIA (AV-The whole world Is out of tune on musical education, one of the nation's lead- Ing musical philanthropists said today. There's loo much emphasis on trying to make children "pscudo professionals," Instead of teaching music as a molder of character, declared Henry S, Drinker, a Philadelphia attorney whose avocation is music. He also sounded off on professional musicians who "have made skill in performance nn end In itself, instead of the means of discovering the beauty of the music." Further, he said most professional music critics and regular New WU Strike Is Threatened Mediators Make Effort to Settle Current Dispute NEW YORK (/TV—A new Western Electric strike threatened todny even as mediators made another effort to settle the current one. Five thousand employes in North Carolina wore ordered to stop work Rt 6:30 a.m, tomorrow. The strike call was Issued yesterday by the CIO Communications Workers o! America after negotiations appeared to have bogger down In Wlnston-Salem. A few hours later, CWA President Joseph A. Beirne remarked in San Francisco that the current 28- city strike of 6.000 Western Electric workers may "last a lonp time." Against this background, mediators planned a noon session in New York: In another try at settling the 18-dfly-old strike that has idled sales, distributing and warehouse workers In 21 states. Datrons -of concerts had failed as irblters of pond taste in music. Training Is Sought Calling for Ihc training of more 'educated amateurs" — people whose primary interest In music is prompted by Ihc mere love of t without thought, necessarily, of i performance career — Drinker told the American Philosophic nl Society's annual meeting: If music l.i to OR restored lo the essential function of molding character which ii once occupied, it is primarily the educated n ma- tey rs who will bring this about." Drinker is the founder of tho Drinker Library of Chora! Music (DI-CM) at Princeton, N, J., from which ninny chornl .societies throughout the nation get conies of music of Ihc masters on loan. He also is director of a 100- volcc amateur choir in Met'ion, ,, and takes pride In the fact that "we not only have never given a public performance, hut have never even considered giving one." Criticizing "current methods and objectives in music education," Drinker lold the society: "Our young people 1 are taught music not in order that tliey may understand H ond make It a potent Influence and inspiration in their normal daily lives, but with a view toward making them able to King or play a few, 1 pieces. p,s pseudo professionals, (or the pleas- tire of an audience nnd the trati- ficntion of ihclr parents, "The important function of music is molding the character of those who understand and participate In 11 is overlooked and neglected. Instead of being a mere form of amusement it should bc- a potent influence in promoting culture. I "Intelligent and musically educated amateurs may be the most effective critics In molding beneficially the development of musical taste and in preventing the foisting of cheap musical products on the public. This Is not now being done by the professional music critics." CURB SERVICE —An enterprising Korean shoe-shine boy provides roadside service to troops in a UN convoy. Above, one of the Marines slicks his leg over the side of the truck and "Operation Clean-Up" gels under way. Received Income Tax Refund? Uncle Sam Is Running Behind Churchill Men Gag Socialists Against Health Service Fees LONDON (ft — Prime Minister Church!M J s Conservatives today p a g g« d * Socialist filibuster against fees for some of the country's frc« health service. The Tory move opened the way to quicker action on their proposals to turn socialised steel and long-distance trucking back to private owners. The gagr-col'ect a guillotine motion—will/cut off the long angry deb&te on the health service charges after two more days. Churchill's parliamentary majority hammered it through with a vote of 270 to 245 At the end of R night session lasting until 6:12 a.m. The Labor Party had fought far weeks to prolong discussion of the health bill with more than 100 La- bor amendment. Debate on them could 1mve tnken up the entire parliamentary session and killed the rest of the Tory program. The Socialists installed the free health service. Tho Conservatives, insisting It costs loo much. Introduced the present hard-fought bill to char go for prescriptions, wigs and dental arvlc. Socialist Ancnrln Bcvan, engineer of the free health service under the former Labor Government. has warned his party will block. even the traditionally non-partisan appropriation bills if the Tories ram through their health measure. Churchill's party, however, wants to gel on to their campaign promises to denationalize steel and trucking. WASHINGTON GW —If you haven't received your income tax refund this year, you have plenty of company. The government is running about three inniion checks behind last year In disgorging its annual golden flood of taxes In reverse. Treasury officials told a reporter today the revenue bureau Is giving refund requests a closer scrutiny than usual this year, thus causing lag. But don't worry too much—the rale of output. Is stepping up rapidly, Paul Banning, chief disbursing officer for the Treasury, estimated about eight million checks will be mailed in April and nine million in May. , Prom the start of tbe fiscal year last July 1 through April J7, the Treasury dropped 16,200,000 refund checks into the mail. During the same period last year, it sent out 18.900,000 individual income tax refunds. Tho average refund is bigger this year—SCO.T2 compared with 550.58 last year. The dollar total through (April.n this, yenr was 983 million compared with 945-million at the same point last year. Officials expect this pattern to continue for the year as a whole— fewer but bigger refund checks. They estimate taxpayers will get back from the government 3014 totaling $2.100,000,000. Last year, the government paid out 31 million checks totaling two billion dollars. First Admiral First United Slates admiral was David Glasgow Farrugut, who was created* admiral tn Ifi6fi. The highest rank In the Navy up to the Civil War was commodore. Louisiana GOP Split Goes to Top ALEXANDRIA, La. (>T> — Louisiana Republicans will carry direct fco the party's national convention their bitter split over support of Sen. Robert Taft of Ohio and Gen. Dwlght Elsenhower for the Presidential nomination. Ten of the state's 15 seats will be ecu tested before the convention. Of the remaining five apparently uncontested seats, three are held by pro-Eisenhower forces and two by the pro-Taft faction. Read Courier News Classified Ads Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? Don't he etnbnrriissrd. by loose false teeth slipping, dropping or wobbling j when you eat, talk or Laugh. Just! sprinkle n little FASTEETH on your plntra. This pleasant powclct gives a remnrXiibli; sense of added comfort and security by hold Ing pialea more (irm- ly No gummy, gooej. pasty taste or j feeling It's atk.ihnn mon-ncld). Get j FASTEETH at any drug store Danny Dyanshmt says: Argentina Plans Probe of News BUENOS AIRES. Argentina M',— Federal police tire putting all news agencies and foreign correspondents in Argentina through an unexplained Invesiigntlon. In n surprise move, agents from the labor .section of the National Police called on newsmen last night nnd demanded written lists of em- ployes, ne-rvs sources, and fellow correspond enta elsewhere In tbe Americas. They told them also to name their banks and describe their methods of sending and receiving news. THOSE SCUFFS AWAY! WHAT A FLOOR SHOW—Making the 'best of the grim flood situation, the owner of Tugboat Annie's restaurant in St Paul flnnrt" r dv , crtiscs 1hnl his is lllc Pla« from which to watch the flood. Customers get to the pl.ncc by descending the iron slairwav, left, and crossing a small bridge. The featured drink is a "Flood Cockiail"—just plain water. Goody Evergood Good Cooks Choose For finer, fresher flavor Sure, Egg Prices are Low... but chicks staffed now should make good money next fall T. low egg prices in the spring have always been fallowed by high egg prices in the fall. In 1950 U. S. average egg prices fell to 30.7n in the spring. By fall tlic price was up to 57.7c. 2. A billion more eggs will be needed next yenr. Every yenr there are 2J-_i million more people in (lie U. S. than the year before. They need a billion more eggs. Your market is always expanding. 3. Chicks started now should be profitable pullets next foil. They should slnrt to lay in September just when egg prices usually start to hit their peak. 4. Don't be misled by today's low egg prices. Start good chicks. Start your usual number of chicks. Stnrt them right now. 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