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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 8, 1950
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.PAGE SEC A.E.Caldwell,Dell Named President©] County Teachers A. E. Caldwell, superintendent of Dell schools was named prcs Went of Mississippi County teachers Saturday at the spring tcache. meeting conducted at the Women's Exhibit Building at Walker Park. The election of officers was the* outstanding action of a business session, which preceded an address by Dr. O. S. Brown, history and economics Instructor at the Memphis Slate College, Memphis, Tcnn., in which It was brought to the forefront, the need for combating radical tendencies In education. Dr. Brown pointed out thai by plotting Jews against gentiles, Catholics against Protestants, ant! employers against employees. Communistic forces through pressure groups were breaking up the unity of the United Stales. Warns of Socialism The speaker warned against "creeping socialism," whereby power becomes more and more centralized, and the citizens become less critical, less analytical, nnd less sacrificial in promoting democratic ideas and the diffusion of power. Dr. Broivn pointed out that Communism's boast of equality through equal distribution was "to capitalistic not to cause trouble." He explained the use of the term "too capitalistic" by pointing to the enormous concentration of power, wielded by a few, planned by a few, financially administered by the same few, and of benefit to only those few. In his warning about the fallacy of the surplus value theory of labor, Dr. Brown showed that the variance of individuals made division of wealth according to need and according to ability unsatisfactory and unwise. Criteria for Success His address, "The United states at the Crossroads of Its Destiny," pointed to the Idea that success should be measured by the services done, rather than services received. H; Indicated, too. that education was promoting the selfish interests of individuals In Its curricula because of the Influence of public opinion. He said that people looking to the government for support were forcing a decadent culture on Amer- ica. In the business session that prc ceded the address, Mr. Caldwcll also was named as a delegate to thi National Education Association con ventlon to be conducted this summer In St. Louis, Mo. The executive board—composed of the four officers and County School Supervisor John Mnycs— also was authorized lo named two other delegates to the convention. Mr. Caldwcll Is succeeding L. II. Autry of Burdclte as head of the teachers group. Other officer: named at the Saturday meeting, nl- taidect by more than 150 teachers included: C. M. Dial of Keiscr. succeeding Miss Alice Marie Ross of Yarbro as vice president; Miss Vir- Gic Fingers of Wilson, succeeding Mrs. Charles Kennett of Dell as secretary: and Miss Monta Hughes nl Blythevillc. succeeding Miss Myrtle MeDoueal of Osceo as treasurer Dr. Brown wns Introduced by a former student. Mtss Annabel! Jones English Instructor at Shawnct School In Joiner. Third-Graders Kntcrlaln At the outset of the meeting, the third grade students from Shawnec presented Indian dances and studied recently, and 4 members of the Shawnec High School Glee Club, under the direction of Da I ton Fowlston, presented: "it's a Grand Night lor Singing." "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes." "Hose Marie.' "Stout Hearted City." Men," and "Holy Mr. Autry, who presided at the meeting, named'Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, Blythevillc; Grant Collar. Joiner: and J. D. Roberts. Wilson on the nominating committee. While Ihe committee worked nn its recommendations for new officers, the group discussed the N.E.A. convention conducted recently In Boston, and a new organization to promote belter school lunch programs. Life "Si Tax Gremlins EDITOR'S NOTE: "Life With the Tax Gremlins" is a 12-part thumbnail story of the nation's complicated lax structure. The characters: Uncle Sam himself, his Gremlin, Stale and Local Tax Gremlins, and you—the taxpay- ;ers. It's from an "American Af~fairs" pamphlet published by the INatlonal Industrial Conference 'Board of New York, an indcpcn- >denl, non-profit fact-finding j n _ stitution supported by business, • labor and other groups. Some of the articles Include comment by Richard A. Mullens, Washington . tax expert and author of NEA's I innual "Income Tax Primer," which appears each year in The Courier News. The family car has lo be shared with the Gremlins. They get in first. E. T. Keller, president of Chrysler Corp., says: "Present lax rates make It Impossible to get back lo a real *!000 car—a car that isn't just a motor scooter." The Tax Foundation, Inc. says- 'The way the experts figure it, you pay anywhere from «35S to $466 In ..'Uses—most of It hidden—when you buy a new caf In the SI600 to $2000 price range. Altogether, it is estimated at least 206 separate tax transactions occur along the route of manufacture—from raw materials to shiny new auto." _Jamc 5 D. Mooney of Willys- Overland says: "The man who buys a car usually knows he is paying a federal excise tax of about $90 or more. Then there is a state or city sales tax that usually runs about three per cent of the price of the car plus license plates and registration fees. But what tlm buyer doesn't think about is that the In- Buying the new model. come and withholding taxes paid bi the men who make and sell the ve Mole are also a part of the car' selling price, others are corpora tlon taxes, property taxes, transportation taxes, elc." Fifty engineers worked a week f effect the first network hookup o two radio stations In 1923—WEA! of New York and WMAC of Boston Originally glass jars for home- canning were hand-blown. USE T-4-L FOR ATHLETE'S FOOT BECAUSE— 'I 1 "' *'«»!«• PENETRATING Pow,,. Will, 80-i unHUu.tK .leobol b.,,r. It " KfRBV DRUG STOKES SORRY! We're sorry to have disappointed so many people who brought in coupons during our hardware sale and vvc couldn't supply you will, Ihe aluminum range sets or mixing bowl sels Now we have just received a new shipment of them so if you will bring in this coupon or your old coupons you can get those specials now *T.YTrTCVTT.T.B (AUK.) COimrEK XEWS —Courier News I'hnto MANILA CLIMAXES COTTON WKKK-Manilu wound up its Cotton Week activities with a parade if 22 floats, two ot which are snown here, down Us Main street Saturday Several thousand people were a hand to view the parade, near music by a string Oand and an address by W. Kempcr Bruton ot the. National Cotton Council. Bob McKinnon, Manila's Cotton Week chairman, was maste, ol ceremonies .ognn Counfian Named 'o Board of Review LITTLE ROCK, May 8. WV— Arold Sikes. 36, has been appointed „ r~ ...,,, tll; ouxj^ctus ium uownte, wlio re- y Governor MeMatli ns chairman signed to campaign for prosecuting 01 the State Board of Review. Sikes, a former Logan County tax assessor, resigned as a member ot the Arkansas Tax Commission to accept the appointment. He succeeds Tom Downie. who re- attorney of Pulaskl and Perry counties. Modern European and North American cities owe their checkerboard plans to the layout of Roman military camps. NOTICE The Undersigned Firms Will Be Closed each Wednesday Afternoon during the months of MAY-JUNE-JULY-AUGUST This Measure Effective Wednesday, May 10th. 0 —0 BERRY'S LADIES TOGGERY THE ACCESSORY SHOP THE NEW YORK STORE MISS WHITSITT'S SHOP THE EDYTHE SHOPPE MONDAY, WAY 8, 1950 Divers to Hunt Car on Bottom Of Lake Norfork MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., May 8, (AP>— Divers were to begin probing the bottom of Lake Norlork today (or a car believed lo'contain Hie body of Jack Budd, 40, Fayettevillc business man. The car started suddenly and drove off a Jerry barge in (lie middle of the lake late Friday night. Baxter County Sheriff Ernie Gentry said he Is almost certain It was occupied by Bitrid. Officials of the state Highway Department, which operates thu ferry, said the lake is about 150 feet deep at (he point where the car seii. U.S. Engineers, usin/j dini! equipment, have located two metallic objects which might be the car. '" Diver James Sullhiscr, Greenville, Miss., was to Investigate those locations on liis first descents today. Wife Has Poison Note Broadcast to Bring Husband Back Home TOKYO, May &. Listeners on the nalion-wirto network of the Japan broadcasting corporation were startled last night to hear an announcer warn Saburo Todani not to eat his lunch. "It Is poisoned," the broattc«st said. Todani heard and went home.-He. found his wife had called police ami said the bread In his sandwiches was poisoned. Police appealed to (lie broadcasting company for help, since no one knew where To- dani was. But, police teamed, the bread Political Announcement The Courier News has been authorized to announce the following candidates, subject to the Democratic primaries. July 25 and August 8. FOK COUNTY JUDGB Roland Green fOH STATE REPRESENTATIVE L. H. Alllry Re-election Post No. 1 John Cowan Kenneth S. Sulcer Post No 2 K. C. "Gene" Fleeman (For re-election Post No 4) For Stale Senator W R. 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