The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 28, 1950 · Page 3
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WEDNESDAY JUNE 28, 1950 COURIER NEWS PAGE inf.lt Jamboree Town Awaiting Advent of 30,000 Boy Scouts By FD CREAGH + VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 28. jftl^PJ—The nation's newest and fast* cst-irowinv city —officially dubbed "Jamboree 1950"—shot up like a Jet-powered beanstalk today. It's only a tent town, to'be sure— a soon-to-be-torn-down boomlown •long the illty SchuylkttL River. But practically any of the 30,000- plus Boy Scouts and leaders who will be in residence by tonight would trade you New York, Philadelphia and a dozen oilier metropolises tor a single section of the 625- dcre tract that houses their second national jamboree. By Friday, official opening day. some 47,000 will be on hand—about five times the number of the frostbitten soldiers that stood by Gen, George Washington in these same rolling hills In the hard winter of 1777-78. It's by no means wintry as the Scouts arrive 173 years later. A merciless sun has driven the temperatures Into the 90's. Sunburn reddens the cheeks of the Scouts and scorches the bald pates of some ol their leadens. Ready for HST But they fall to with a will at the task of getting everything shipshape by opening day—when Presi- . dent Truman, if the world situation A^permits, will come here from Washington to address the Jamboree as honorary president of the Bo; Scouts of America. Trained in self-reliance, th Scouts do their own cooking and— under adult supervision—run the! own show. The menu Is standard for al troops each day. It's been tested anc pronounced filling by the Mend ham, N.J., troop, which also—by Invitation of national authorities passed OH the charcoal that Is bci: used for fires. There should he enough to eat judging from the food being trueket from nearby cities: 40,000 ,egg: 409,tMX) quarts of milk, 5,000 gal Ions of ice cream, two freight car full of breakfast cereal — thes quantities are only samples. And just in case a Scout gets hungry between meals there are a number of 80-foot snack bars featuring—you guessed it—Ice cream, soft drinks, frankfurters and hamburgers. International Troop Besides Scouts from all 48 states ' and the U.S. territories, there will be 385 scouts and leaders from 18 foreign countries and a troop representing the United Nations as a whole. This troop is made up of the sons of the U.N. sfaff members. The Japanese' flag will fly over ^ Valley Torge when the Boy Scouts STAR PERFORMANCE-At Collci-c Station. Tex., 1500 boys and girls of the 4-11 Club get together lo form a giant star and a 4-H. The spectacle took place on the campus of Texas A & M College during the annual 4-il Club roundup. Business Before Wrong Customer Come CHICAGO, June 28. <AP) — A louse painter tolrt police yesterday had made a nice UUe profit out threatening motorists with ar- e.st.s for traffic violations. He might still be in the biisfuc.ss f he had not tried to put the pinch a renl poJicemnn. The painter gave his name as Gene Ostrln, 41. Police Lt. Edward Lcfevour said Ostrln tried to arrest him for spced- ng, and displayed a pad of long obsolete traffic tickets. Ostvin aUo flashed a stolen policeman's badge. Lefevour said Ostrln told him he liad taken about $400 from 150 motorists glider Llireul.s of arrest since April i. He was charged with Impersonating an officer and larceny of (he badge. of .innan are admitted to member-j ship in the International Bureau of j Boy Scouts on Friday. Jamboree officials said they believed it would be the first official display of the rising sun in U.S. territory since Pearl Harbor. Tadayuki Seki, general director of the Nipponese Boy Scouts, will watch the ceremony. Tie is iji this country to study American Scouting methods at the suggestion of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. One possible hindrance to the Philadelphia sightseeing program that is a part of the week-long Jamboree is developing in the form of a strike call by the CIO Transport Workers Union against the city's trolley, subway and bus lines. The Philadelphia Transportation Company yesterday asked a court injunction to halt "the strike, set for Saturday. Gov. James H. Duff also has called on both sides to arbitrate the dispute, which centers in a company plan to reduce the number of workers on some lines on Saturdays during the summer from two to one. Has Twins; Had 2 Fellas PEKIN, 111., June 28. (AP)—The birth of twin calves of different breeds to a Guernsey cow named Rosy have been reported by the Tazewell County Farm Bureau. A bureau .spokesman said yesterday one of the calves, born June. 17 on the farm of Richard Schneb'lin, near Mapleton, was definitely identified as a. white-faced Hereford. The second bore the markings cf a Guernsey. In Chicago, the American Veterinary Association described the simultaneous births of different breeds by a single cow us "a rarity* 1 but added "it has happened before." Schneblin said the cow was lificiaUy inseminated by a veterinarian of the Farm Bureau and later was bred by a Hereford bull. West Pointer Swims Canal BALBOA, Cnnnl Zone, June 28. IA>>— Charles J. McGinn, 23-yenr-old West Point cadet, has just- swum Hie 4G-mile Panama Canal, third person to do it. Why? "Why does a man climb a mountain?" he retorted yesterday after he ended his swim, begun last Thursday. He completed the trip through the locks In the elapsed time of 30 hours, swimming an average of 7',-S miles In eight, hours daily. McGinn has been visiting his parents nl Gatun, C.Z., on summer leave. He said he doesn't fellow ir he'll be billed for tolls but doesn't expect to pay over 12 cents, the usual charge per ton. The West Pointer said he wanted i show what military nnadcmy .raining has done for him. "I'd like to take a crack at the English hannel," he added. A rowboat paced McGinn on his swim. He wnm through the locks but had to climb Into the rowboat to avoid strong eddies formed when the lock chambers tilled or emptied. NAIMK I.1NKKD WITH BRITISH I'llINCKRS— London gossips are saying that Princess Margaret wants to marry the Earl of Dnl- keith (above), 20. Buckingham Palace, which frowns on snch talk, refused to discuss it. The Karl himself called the rumors "foolish." Civilian Defense May Be 'Margin' DUTKO1T, June 28. (/P)—Civilian defense might be the "cruclnl difference" between saving or losing America, suys W. Stuart Symington. Symington, chairman of the National Security Resources Hoard, told the American Red Cross convention Monday night that a surprise atomic attack mlRhl deal tlie nation a blow from which It could not recover. 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