The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 9, 1948 · Page 2
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PACK TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWi Dixie Governors Shun Revolt Idea Committee Named To Study Truman't Civil Rlghrt Policy By Jack Htrrey (United Preea SUIT Cormpomlent) WAKUL1A SPRINGS, Fla., Pel), 8. (UP)—Southern governors ndopt- rd a "culm" attitude toward President TTUITIMI'S civil rights and program and left Gov. ' Fielding L. Wright of Mississippi apparently slonc to make it an Immediate Issue. Wright »»ld at the close of a meeting here Sunday that he had felt the Southern Governors Conference would be the logical standard bearer in a tight against the President's request to Congress for federal laws against poll laxes, lynching 1 and segregation of the races on Interstate carriers. "But K all other recourse In unavailing, I stand ready to take other and more positive action," said Wright. He had asked the governors to get behind a South-wide revolt, selecting a "favorite son" «s Democratic presidential nominee. But his resolution did not get a second. Before adjourning, the governors went far enough to appoint a committee to study the purpose of thc President's civil rights program and report back to the conference within 40 days. Lane; on Committee The conference achieved the slated purpose of Its week-end meetiMi: —plans for a program of regional schools In the South where nesu-o and white students will be given equal training in the protcssions and other sciences. The governors expressed (he hope that the project would meet requirement,'! of a Supreme Court rte- cislon thnt the states must provide both races'with equal facilities. A committee of five governors— not including Wright—was appointed to study the President's civil rights program. Gov. J. Strom Thurmond-of South Carolina was named chairman. Others are Govs. Beauford Jester, Texas; Gregg Cherry, North Carolina; William M. Tuck, Virginia, and Ben T. Lancy, Arkansas. Wright begged ofT, saying that "n local situation" in his state would prevent him from serving. He may have referred to an Independent revolt movement he is leading In Mis- lissippl. Apparently he plans to go ahead with" a mass meeting sched- She'd Like You to Write In 1010, stirred by her courageous fight against rheumatic lever, 64.000 people sent valentines to Evelyn Valentine, who has Been an Invalid for nine years. Four montht ago infantile paralysis crippled her ICRS, but she has regained the use of them "Mls"« Valentine" Is shown signing some of the hundreds of valentines she'll send this year. Because of her travels, many of t>cr frlcndj have lost track of her. and she wnnts them to know thnt she llvw at 1450 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago. Geography Class Assignment Turns Into Alice-in- Wonderland Journey - lon B tonr of Mississippi M guest Thnt tll/flcnlty , quickly M ' onie Mission by nlrplane early this of the state. morning. Memphis wits her first • Prom her hnmc nt Miuin *° before entering the Ma B nolln trail led to HoTlon Tex w tit 0 trlp H Is thc H ll1 S™ rt e fosr res>l!l of • y MSlgnmcnt ' S W " h look at olrt man river from the Chickasnw bluffs, an overnight Ursula Bauer. 23-year-old stenographer in Berlin's French zone, hopes to collect a looncy of S18.750.000 left to nor in thc U. S. The German girl says the finance d.vision of the American Military Government advises she can get a tourist visa to come to the U. S. ar.d collect. Meanwhile she wcrks for 200 martcs a month, worth less than n dollar on the black market lla wrote a letter to the of 'Commerce of Grecn- le. Miss. Bhe asked about the stale, 1 its products, th c cotlon and thc mighty Mississippi Rlvor. : Neighborly Gesture I'ajrs Off In closing, she macK the neighborly gesture. "Why don't you," she a.iketl, "come down lo M!.«lon' (or our annual ritrus fiesta?" 'Hint did it. The officials coilld- ulfci for Thursday to plan a course of aclfon. The state legislature, now in session, has voted to attend fn a body. Xlnc, Governors Sitln l\icl "Every precinct in Mississippi will hi- thoroughly organized so that the Mississippi Drinomillc Convention will be composed of delegates dcdi- caleil without equivocation to the principles that have been so Ion? a vital part of the hear! and mind of every Mississippi Democrat " Wright said. The nine governors attending the session here signed a compact entering their stales in the system of regional collcRes. nnrt six 'other stales not represented nt the meeting will be invited to Join. The program cannot go Into operatiAi until June of 104D us at least six legislatures must approve and Congress must pass an enabling act The 510,000.000 Meharry Medical College for Negroes at Nashville Tem-,,, which has been running in' the red in recent years, will be the ' first school used in thc program • Gov. Jim McCord of Tennessee made a formal otter of thc facilities, and I thc conference accepted. I The regional program will be! | financed by the states on a populii- i tinn quota basis. i IIIR for the State of Mississippi. What hiu! first started ns a single visit has mushroomed Into an nlmost-royal reception. She'll first go to Oreenvllle for » gnl» welcome, • . • She'll be greeted by civic leaders Porto Rico KIT.N DRIED SWEET POTATOES Delivered to Your Door Phones '1077—2<)Sfi Buck Meharg Produce 401 E. Main SL Revealing Facts On Fistula—FREE About Dangers of Radical Treatment Here's Something Amazingly New BACK SEAT RADIO SPEAKER! —, t . „,. „„_,« oui' new buck-scat radio spo'ikcr for an even flow volume. Keeps the back-scat driver engrossed, too! Nothing like, you'll say ! Enjoy on "Even Flow" Volume Throughout Your Car ' • TURNS OFF IN FRONT STILL PLAYS IN BACK • TURNS OFF IN BACK STILL PLAYS IN FRONT See It Today — Install It! 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(UP)—Atlanta is planning to uutall the longest strtt ch of ruw-typ* traffic light* for pcdeslrlnnx only In Its northeast .section soon It will be a thr««-milc ttretch tin longest, of such lights In the count!y The lights, chiefly for areas where pedestralriB have difficulty In crossing- tiralngt h«avjr traffic, wtll work this way The pc.' •• atn pishr- a btiUim on 8 post at the curb, walls for the lights to change "Its next regiil.ir cycle, then crosses wllh amp]« lime to reach the other Mdc. After that the llghtchangei back to green for the motorist. So IOIIB as the button Is not prcs- seti. motor trnf/ic continues uncheck- find family Life in U. S. Not Up to India's Level BOSTON (UP) - Three Indian students at Boston University be- liev« family lif« in America !• leu •itlufactory than in India, Jesse Cornelius, Rajappan Im- inauel and Sunderay Kaichur theological students, said "we 'don't have career \vomcn In India" and agreed that It was one or the fac tors leading to the high dlvorc« rate In the Unit«d States. "A worpan should be the source of Inspiration, not of competition " they stiy in explaining W |,,,t they believe is the source of trouble Furthermore, they said, "In' In- One-Legged fireman DOCM Full Time Job WORCESTER, Mass. (UP)-A man with one leg U a full lime member of th» Worcester fire department. Prank A. Reno, 32, father of two children, was.appointed a fireman while serving with the army In France. He later lost his left lee and, after clearance by Die clv)l service department, vu given a job as operator of the fire alarm telegraph system. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1948 Rom where I sit ...Ai/ Joe Marsh How to Keep 'Em Down On the Farm <lla. cooking is an art; In America Hie women Just open cans." ed Read Courier News Want A(11 After .Jackson It'll •• vlr.ksburo and a tour of Its Civil War battlefields and the modern w,itenva).i experiment slnllon. On her fifth day, Ofella will leave for Nalchea and a to'ir of that citv's famous ante-bellum homes Prom Mutches'. Ofella will return to (ireenvllle anil th e Delia eniin- try. where she will l>c shown Ihe Oreat stonevllle Experiment station as a guest ol the Delta Council One more day and Ofelia Perez dark-skinned and brown-eyed, and now full n f knowledge, will return lo Mission, Tex., nt the end of thc pleasantest geography lesson ever learned. Draughon's College of Mechanics Post Office Box 835, Memphis, Tenn. Will give you specialized Irainini? on motors, motor (une-up, pitmling, auto electricity, body and fender work, clufch, brake, transmission and deferential repair. A complete Iniininp, approved for VETERANS. Call or write for free informal ion. The other day Pete Swanmm'a nephew, Hud, allowed M how ]M WM fe4 ap with firm and (wintry life ... and wan going 1« the el»r where there wu a lot more opportunity and excitement. Some folks might have tried to stop him. But not Pet*. He even advanced Bud earfar* for the trip ...figured that when he'd had a Kood look around, he'd come back where he belonged. And what happened? After aerea days of big-town bustle and excitement, B«d vac b»rk bekin* 1 DM wheel of a tractor, with color in hia theeki again. And he'd traded IK« nigki life of the eitjr for a iplet tiu* ot beer wl(h Dad. From where I sit, tliat'i how It goes. Try u> prevent som. one from getting what he thinks he want»— and he'll go on wanting it. 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