The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1955 · Page 17
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 17

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 25, 1955
Page 17
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER JB, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVENTEEN White House Education Parley Expected to Bring Little Results By JAMES MAKLOW AssociuttMl 1'ress News Analyst \V ' SLUNGTON (AP) — The While House Conference ou Kttucation, opening a Tour-day meeting here Monday, may iiiid some answers lo the school problem — but. There is skepticism thai the 1,800 itii'M and women — teachers, ia- iiiu-, farm iincl civic leaders, businessmen :uul professional people— tuning from 4ft slates and the ter- ntories with divergent views can The conference already Is being cjilhTl a game ol musical chairs because of unusual sealing' ar- i;:!i<.;ements and procedures which will' not permit wide-open debate The delegates will have to transact (heir business through discussion in small groups. They will be M>::ieri at 180 tables, 10 to a table. Mi-fort- looking at the back- around of this conference, and what it faces, here are the six questions which will be discussed: ill What should our schools accomplish? (2) la what ways can \ve orguni'/e our school systems more efficiently and economically? (3) What are, our school building needs? M> How can we gel enough tfooil teuehoi-s—anil keep them? v5> How can we finance our .schools — build and operate them? (6) How can we obtain a continuing public inU'vest in education? President Eisenhower in his Stale of the Union message Jan. 7, 19:i'l, proposed a national conference on education. Since preparation was needed, he wrote the territories executives of possessions, : That they call conferences of people from various walks of lift.'—teachers, labor people, civic lead cvs. and so on—to talk over what, they thought should be done. Meanwhile. Eisenhower appoint- Police Use Tear Gas to End Riot After Football Contest SAVANNAH, Ga. (.fl — Police was arrested. fid a 34-man committee of his own ports from the conference ure to —also from various groups— headed by Neil II. McElrov. president of the Proctor & Gamble Co. ol Cincinnati. All the states and territories had conferences. The president's committee met a number of times. Congress voted 5900,000 lo pay the over-all expenses. Now tile delegates have conic here, for the big meeting. i This is now the conference will ; work: Each table of 10 picks a chair- i man, then discusses the six ques-; lions one at a time, starting with No. 1. | Each chairman draws up a re-' port on what he thinks was the majority view at his table on ques- i lion No. 1. Then these 180 chair-: men move to 18 tables, 10 Lo ai table, pick a chairman, and discuss problem No. 1. Then each of these 18 chairmen draws up a report to the President's 34-man com- Sometime ill January, perhaps, this committee will make recommendations to the President. lection." She said the clothe Then it's up to Eisenhower U>i m;i clcona Molotov Sends Russian Dolls ST. LOUIS T) — Mrs. Hiio Ann Hillniann \\:un<'<] a p»ir of Kns.sian dott.s to rouiul out hiT colk'ctutn so she wrote Soviet Foreign MinLster V. M. Molo'.uv I;LSI July n skill" for two between (i and 18 inches tall. Buck came '.in' dolts UsL week. y they had to outdo ihn Hiilmiinn s.iicl yester- (iuM.-: are I'D inc-iics tall - 1 !! einy o'hers in :ny col- Mount Lassen, 10,543-foot volcanic peak in northeastern California, was active from May, 1914, to June, 1917. owr moit , day. ''Thi'ir up make recommendations, if any, Congress. The mob attempted unsuccessful- j ly to overturn t\vo fire chiefs' auto- \vasjon. An I fired a tear gas bomb into an unruly mob which staged a two-hour not in the heart of Savannah last ] mobiles and the patro. iii^ht after the annual Savannah H^h-Benedictine football game. The bomb did the job — but not until six policemen had been injured and hundreds of dollars worth oi fire-fighting; equipment destroyed. Several persons were arrested for disorderly conduct. Two of the officers were hospitalized briefly. The disturbance centered around Savannah's main intersection, where victors in the annual cvosstown football rivalry traditionally burn the "coffin" of the losers. S.ivannh won the game 9-6. Police said between 6.000 and 7,000 students, adults and spectators jammed the area at Bull and Broughton Streets. Some members of the crowd said police had no right to interfere. "It was just one of those things," said one police officer. "It happens every year—only this time the .students worked up a little more enthusiasm than usual." When students from Savannah j Hicrh set fire to the "coffin," fire-j men were summoned to douse the blaze before it damaged the pavement. Dozens in the crowd set upon I the hose, fire extinguishers and oth- j er fire equipment. | Police arrested one youth and } took him into a restaurant to call for n patrol wagon. Part of the ! mob entered the restaurant find an- j other youth broke a window. He too Bulldog Has Sense of Value DALLAS !.« — In the past three weeks, Boots, a 4-yoar-old bulldog- terrier, lias lugged a couple of cases of empty beer bottles home to his back yard. "He isn't going to the dogs," says his master Jerry Waldrop. 16. "He was raised in a nondrinking home and he doesn't drink tire stuff. He just comes home in the evenings with a beer bottle in his mouth." The Waldrops say Boots has good biisiness sense—lie passes up empty beer cans which bring no refund for the bottles, which should earn him a tidy income. $65,000 Found In Room Of Elderly Recluse PHILADELPHIA l.fl—Miss Kath- crine Welsler, 83, had lived for years, in apparent poverty, in a tiny south Philadelphia room ,1- luminated only by an oil lamp and heated by a small coal stove. She had seldom left the room in the 25 years since the death oi a sister with.whom she had operated a small grocery store until 1930. Neighbors said she went out only to church and to make scant food purchases. Yesterday relatives took a Thanksgiving chicken to the room. There they found Miss Weisler's body. A police search later turned up more than 665,000 In cash, securities and bank deposits. wlv.u he thinks wns the majority view at his [able. Next the 18 chairmen move to two tables, nine to a table. Each table picks a chairman and discu'-ses p"ob:em No. 1. Prepare Keport The two remaining chairmen get together and draw up a report on what they think was the majority view at their two tables. And they make their report to all 1,800 conferees. Then the whole thing starts over again on question No, 2. And so officer was injured when a brick I on until all majority views on all was thrown through a police patrol] six questions have been reported cur to the conference. These six re- A NEW ADDITION TO OUR SERVICE FOR THIS COMMUNITY Gas Appliances Gas installation Tractor Conversion Phone For Free Distributors PHILLIPS "(JO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS Furunce Oils — Kerosene — Gasoline — HP Motor Oil "Serving This Area For 2,1 Years" PHONE . n , ,. -,i » t PHONE •) Art"* 'tQO S- Railroad, Blytncvnle, Ark. 3.4567 everybody'* dreami come true when "Sanfa" ihopt at Sears low pricei PHONE YOUR ORDER 3-8131 MASS HOtBUCK AND CO. Catalog Sale* Office 217 W. Main — Blythevillc Alert 9-Year-< Saves His Family CHICAGO HEIGHTS, 111. M 1 ) Police today credited a 9-ycar-oliI boy with savins the lives of six of his brothers and sisters last night in a fire in their home. Polce Lt. Ezcll Irons of Chicago Heights, a Chicago suburb, said Joe Bradley Jr. raced into the burning house several times to can-}- or lead the children, ranging in age from 2 months to 8 years, to safety. A baby sister, Denisc, 15 months, died In the blaze. The family Is Negro. The youngster!!' parents were away from home at the time. There Will Be Girls NEWPORT, R. I. (.Ti—About 1,600 sailors arc planning to hold a big "South Sens Ball" Tuesday night, but until today there was some doubt'that any girls would be there. However, officials of the Navy's destroyer force at Newport have taken care of that situation. They sent no- tlcos to 25 hospitals and Industrie! employing larsc 1 ','i-oiips of girls, inviting the girls to be guests at the ball. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Ofi YOUR MONEY RACK Some m3mmmK&m^f^*B^***WB*mi~*^^^mam Styles Included! 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