THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1!MS Red Group Raps SovietComposers Central Committet Accuses Three of 'Bourgeois' Music By Walter Crnnkile Untied Press Slaff CorrMiiondenl MOSCOW. Feb. 12. (UP) " T, Communist Par,y., Centra] Com' miltee yesterday hold U|) to ^b ,, censure tho m K Tiiree of Ruskm music-prniin Shostakovich, Aram Klmclintumn ami Sergei Prokofiev -charging them with the creation fc „ '^ f." bour S<-°«" music and •Ordered them forthwith to produce cldssits such as those of Tchaikovsky and Rnnsky-Korsakov The three most famous Soviet composers we attacked for vast deviations from ti, e official party hue. They were not penalized in any \vay but were instructed to produce music in accord with the committee's official dictate. This, the uonmiiticc observed, 5hc.uk! not he difficult, "because in o;ir country composers are given unlimited creative possibilities and all the necessary conditions have been set up for a real flourishing of musical culture." The Central Committee also cited a. number of lesser Soviet musical artists for failure to observe instructions issued a year and a half ago 1.0 eliminate bourgeois influences aiid create "a realistic Soviet art." The censured musicians, the committee said, had rjcen guilty o( creating anti-demorralic music which is alien to the Soviet people. The censure carried no specific penalties or punishment but was, in effect, a warning that the artists menu their ways and start composing music in conformity with the approved instructions for artists issued in September, 1946. Criticize Others In addition to the world famous Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Khs- chaturian the committee also censured composers named Shebalin, Popov, • Minskovsky and Muradeli. "Their music," the committee said, "smells strongly of the spirit of the t idernisiic bourgeois music of Eure and America which reflects bourgeois culture, a complete denial of musical art, and constitutes a blind alley." The committee attacked Soviet musical conservatories, particularly the Moscow Conservatory. The conservatories were attacked for following a "formnlistic trend" and turning out young composers in "blind imitation" of Shostako- vich, Prokofiev and other standard Soviet artists. In support of its accusations the committee said thai. Soviet composers had not turned out recently a single opera which compared with the classics produced by Tschaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsa.- kov. The committee called for a return to the "best traditions of Russian and Western classical music". Most of the-criticism was . directed^ against Soviet operatic and symphonic music. There was no mention of ballet music for which Prokofiev is particularly known. The Central Committee did not JBpiit its attack to the musicians. It Kiso lambasted Soviet music critics ior praising the music which HIE artists turned out. The critics wer« alleged to have failed to "smash the harmful views and theories" expressed by the composers. Instead, sain the party organ, the critics had become mere "loudspeakers of separate composers" slavishly praising anything they wrote. This f's Our Heavy Navy, Mr. Jones RI.YTHEVII.1L^JARK.) COURIER ' NEW? . In ships, planes and enlisted personnel. Doctor Warns Of Baby's Allergy Salute MEMPHIS. Tcnil.. K«b. 1J (Dpi -Bewori- of baby's "allergic salute." Th«t menus trouble acorrtlng to Dr. Ralph Boweu of Huocton, Tex. Bowen yesterday told the Mid South post graduate nirdlctl us sembly Hint the "alltrclc nslule 1 S|RII is Rlvon when medlcnl babies rub tlielr noses in n fast side manner, or upward stroke. Uoweii said that the "allergic child Is one of the most Important teen In any pediatrician^ office." Bowen (old of a 12-}'»ar old toy from Lttlle Rock, »'ho e«perl«nced .a neuerallMd swelling of all his Jolnla every Friday. H« wa> uniiule to walk for 3« hours. Bowen snkl he was nllerglc to fish. "We changed his diet, but not Ills religion," Uowen said. "fn the home the child may be affected by the pel do« or cut. or furred toy," (he physician said, Model airplane building and slump collecting may expose them to glues. The family medicine cabinet frequently contains many new drugs and cosmetics which activate «u allergy." Bmveii. an sjirjrjy expert said that fingernail lacquer caused the eyes of some women to swell shut He said it i, r «., ly the furniture Incquer. and cal , con . inue ciuisliiK trouble to those n i. lentlc to It, even art*r removed from lingers or toes. Byrnes Says Film Industry Fighting With Back to Wall WASHINGTON. *yt>. ia. (UP)_ KB'" 8 * cr ' tir > r of 8l «K» J«mei Anierlc«n movi, industry IB flBht! Ill w r »* W " h ""* btck to HI* statement wai mad* to th« I Supreme Court which U hearin» «rftume»t£ In the (Ovcrnmtnt'i rase a t alr»t ,|» h t bt» movie, oom- Pinles. The government chirfei tnei« have • monopoly over th» |P»bir* °' ' h0 """ g " lm§ to the Byrnei, attorney for one of tin I companies, told the Supreme Court that the lovernmenti want* "t« destroy" the Industry with 1U pro- ixual that the bl» rnovl* Interest* tio required to Mil their theater! .wittered aboul the country. | Byrnei, ( lormer uaoclate |ui-' lice, ufd that the profit* of "lu»h ' war yeir«." ar e gone. But the In- ;lii«try'« life li wor th fl|hUrtf for, lie •*!<!. •'9 Nam* Bandi Boott Baiketfatl Crowds _ »«k«tbaii piping hot with a ilde-dish of Wg name band mualc h»* caught Ihe fancy til Detroit fain. Lawrence Te<h moved In bands Hie Tommy Doraey. and dene Krup»» for poet-game 'dances. Couplea liked the idea to well they put up »4 for the package evening and booaled attendance to an all- time high. Although Ltwrence Tech I* one of the imaltar ichoot* in the Hale, 37,JM fan* poured through the gat«« for the flrit eight gamea this leason, more than treble the flgura for laat year. Thai Shut Him Up FORT WAYNE, Ind. (17P>-«.M Goodwin wa> apeechlees when his fellow club memberj walked out on , him as he lUrted a speech. It was only » gag engln*ered to te»t how much Ooodwtn bellved In what he was going to apeak about. His topii' was. "We Take Ourselvea Too Seriously," DELICIOUS WAFFLES Are Alwa )§ In Scicont TRY THEM AT THE .Nickel Stand Mr*. Jack Stllba 1M WM( Main Street 'licre are about 30 towns with post flccA in the United Slates named I after Uenjninln Prnnklln Pa]ia Blushes MILWAUKEE, (UP)—Lee Halstead was annoyed when his daugh ter. Dawn, 12 produced an Englisn paper marked with a B minus Instead of the usual A. Dawn then re. mined her father the lower grade was received on a poem he had helped her to writ. Gnesedieck Bros. Beer Wealthy Pen Maker Plans Air Expedition MIAMI BEACH. Pla., Feb. 12.— (UP)—Milton Reynolds, 54-year- old millionaire pen manufacturer and aviation enthusiast, said yesterday he plans an' air expedition late this month to 'earch unexplored regions of Tibet lor mountains reported unofficially by American fliers to be higher than Ml. Everest. Reynolds said he would make the flight In a specially-fitted C-8T cargo plane, accompanied by William Odom, holder of a speed record for round-the-world flyln^ three Chinese scientists nnd sevc"- ral American observers. Reynolds, recuperating here from pneumonia, said Odom would do most of the flying nnd that he would b c relief pilot. The expedition, he added, will be rinnnced by him, although it jvns planned In operation with the Boston Museum I of Science. | In addition lo observing Tilictinn : mountains, Reynolds, who Inst j Spring [lew around tho world In I a converted A-20 bomber, said the I expedition would also search for, the source of the Yellow River '(idi observe geographical characteristics of what he believes is the largest uncxploycd region left In the world. "We hope lo find things people! never dreamed existed," he snid. North Little Rock Man Appointed Circuit Judge LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 12 (UP) —Gov. Ben Laney has announced I the appointment of Jackson A Weas, North Little Hock attorney and former municipal judge, as circuit judge of the Sixth Judicial District, Second Division. Weas was nameo 10 complete the uncxplrecl term of the late Judge Lawrence Auten. An elected successor, who will be chosen in this year's general election, will take office next January. One man, Hubert Miiyes. already has announced as a candidate for the Judgeshlp. Four others have been mentioned as prospective candidates. They are deputy prosecutor Tom- Downlc, Guy Amslcr, former member of the State Game and Fish CommlMon. Municipal Judge Milton McLces, North Little Rock; and John E. Coates, Jr., of Little Rock. It Took N'rarlr 30 Ytar» SPENCER, Wis. (DPI—When Mr-Ed Meacham accidentally brushed her ring from « table In 1918, It rolled Into a crack in the floor'anri she was unable to find It. She recently felt an obstruction across tho crack of lier foot. She looked down and s.\»' Ihe ring. Folks We Are Pleased to Announce That We Now Hacc a Complete NEW MACHINE SHOP In Addition (o Our COMPLETE BLACKSMITH, WELDING AND WOODWORKING SHOP We Have Also Added a NEW PORTABLE WELDING MACHINE We Weld Anything Anywhere of our employees have 15 year, or more «xp«r- •e In their line of work! 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