The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 22, 1952 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 22, 1952
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PAGE EIGHT BL.I Hit, v i ,l± (AAN.J , JHlNUrtKl America's Wov*-WorW of It's as Vile and Brutal as Von Curtain' Camp EdtiWt Hotel Thta fe th« first of a series on "America's Slave- World of Narcotics" in which nil alarming number of teen-age children are being trapped. Associated Press write rimi White- held- has dttf into the files of the U. S. Narcotics Bureau and other source* In "an effort to chow how youths become addicts, hem- a bis-shot peddler Is trapped, and what addicts and experts think should bf. done to halt the traffic which lakes about im,MO,00«-a-r«a<- fr'-tn Ito victims-. By DON WH1TEHEAI) WASHINGTON (IF) — There Is a slave-world In the United States today whfch is as vile find deerad- Ing and brutal as any slave cinnp behind the Iron Curtain. At least 50,000 men, women and children arc prisoners In this twilight world. It has no morals. There are no laws except the laws of greed and selfishness. It promises nothing except A fLcellng Negro School Band Represents Dream Come True for Pupils By RUTH LEE (School torrespomlent) For 30 Harrison High, Elm Street, and Robinsln School students, a much-dreamed-of opportunity la now materializing—they are ptayfng In a school band. • Their repertoire does not Include Sousa's most difficult marches by any means but hi the seven weeks they hnvc been playing, these children hflve made considerable pro?re.=ii according to Robert Mpscomb, Instructor. The band h an outgrowth of careful thought and planning by & group oJ Negro citizens who real- lee the value of a band In the school program, Strictly speaking, the band Is not sponsored by the school system, but has been set up Trtth the approval of school authorities. For a small fee, ttieae youngsters may attend a claw in band three days a week for one hour. Band Booaten Ctab Set Up Ttie lee provides a slight remuneration to the. Instructor for hie time (the band Is not a pnrt of hte achool load), and at the »« me time gives the children more impetus for making the best use of the*- time In class. Any chlla hi grade four or above In the Negro schools may become a member of this new music Rr which IB being fostered by a re- oentty-organlred Band Booster's Club with Rev. W. T. Wccdcn precedent; Cecil Home, vice president; Minnie Harvey, secretary Francis Hownrd, assistant secre- taryf and Dr. K. H. Nunn, treasurer. Two members of the Harrison Cecil Kerne'a wife and M J. Shivers, meet with the band to help in whatever capacity they are needed. Most of the children are playing Instruments rented from a Mem- That phis concern with all rent being artlclei applicable to payments In case the children decide to buy tho Instruments. The Booster's Club v/outri appreciative of any Instruments donated to the band according to the officers. Now a Class In its current stage, the band may be properly considered a band class, one which will be the foundation of what the students, parents, faculty and friend's hope will be the beginning of a good band. Since about Nov. 15 when the youngsters began their training by mastering time patterns, they have delved deeper and deeper into music until this week they have been learning about key signatures. Mr. L-lpscoinb is enthusiastic about the whole Idea of a band, as well as about Die progress of his students. <As II now stands, the band Includes the following children listed by sections): Clarinet—Willie Aid- ridge, Christine Bryant, Dora Harvey, Clarence Henderson, Eula Home, Callte Faye Jones, Ella Mae I-enzy, Sherman Little, King Henry Nunn, III, Robinson Nunn, Robert Smith, Richard Earl Stokes Luettn Williams, Robert Brown; trumpet — Junior Atkins. Warrene Bradford, Martha E. Conley, Rodg- crs McCallough; snxophone—Orady Bradford, Auprey Campbell, Floydel Haley, John McCollough. James Waters, Robert Wceclen; drum — Lucrctla Home, Wonda Wiley; bass ' James Pollard, T. S. Scott; trotn- pleasure and then the pain and misery and suffering ol the damned. Each year an alarming number of people either wander In or are ! ured Into fchl.s other world. Few 'Ind their way out. They may want ;o — desperately. But they discovered tliey have neither the strength nor the will-power to leave once they enter. It's the slave-world of narcotics, which In recent years has become n sinister pled-pl|x?r luring more and more young people Into the worthless life of a "Junkie" — a dope addict. Right now this slave-world exists In such cities as New York, Chlco- ;o, Washington, D. C., Detroit, Cleveland, New Orleans and Philadelphia. But- It has no boundaries. It, could become a part of your home town. It couid spread Into your schools as It has spread Into other schools Is the purpose of these -to sound a warning ant perhaps to give a little understanding of what makes a "Junkie" and what can and is being done to help destroy this slave-world. H'.i a world that Is built almos entirely on the street-corner sale. o r Molen or smuggled narcotics Heroin is the favorite narcotl of the Junkies. It's made from the Juice of the poppy seed. A pounr of heroin is worth about $300 Ir Turkey, That same pound Is wort I from $75,000 to 5100,000 on the sidewalks of American cities, For these profits men will rls 1 prison, steal, kill and commit a] manner of crimes. Less than three weeks ago Fed ural Bureau of Narcotics agent staged the biggest crack-down on the slave-world in the nation's his tory. They rounded up more tha 500 suspected peddlers believed l> bone per. —Dorothy Clark, James Olls- have supplied addicts with mor than $18.000.000 worth of Illicl dope yearly. That's a sizeable roundup. Bu the clean-up job i* far from fin Lshed. The average dope addli spends at least J10 a day for nar colics and there are about 50,00 addicts In this country. That mean the narcotics underworld tak< 1500,000 ft day or 8182.000,000 I tribute annually from the junk slave*. Once "hooked", a narcotics at diet will do almost anything fc the money he needs to buy auoth shot of dope. Teen-age kids hav admitted they needed from $10 to 20 a day for narcotics. And crime the only employer who will pay lat kind of money to a It en-age oungstcr. school official In New York Ky has conceded tnat one out of very 200 junior and senior high chool students In the city probably a user of n&rcolics. That's about 5UQ youths. And he said another 500 teen-agers who are not In chool may be using dope. In 1U46, there were only 26 teen Broke Arab Puzzles State's Officials After Voyage to Enroll ge patients admitted to the U. S. trl P to America. JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)~Offi- clals at Arkansas State College here have a puzzler on their hands: What to do with a 20-year-old Arab whose life savings were spent on a trip to the United States for a free college education. SchukU Mohammed el Khatiri appeared at Arkansas State yesterday, saying he was ready to begin classes. He had only $10 in his pocket—all that remained from the sale of a farm in Israel to finance his 'ublic Health Service hospitals at .exlngton, Ky,, and Ft. Worth, 'ex In the last f-mr months of 980, the number In this age group nd Jumped to 100. Most of these came from Chlca- o and New York and a few other arge cities. Almost all came from roken homes, from families where here was no discipline, or from rowded neighborhoods which held iut little hope of a better life to - youngster. But some come from (?ood homes and from respected, vell-lo-do families. Khallrl Gives Account Khatiri gave Dean of Men Robert ,\foore tills account: After finishing high school In Jerusalem, he started writing letters to colleges in the United States in hopes or completing his education. Scores of colleges sent him catalogues. And then a form letter from Arkansas State arrived, It stated that "campus life at State Is full free and friendly," and Khatiri took Singing Red Balks at 'God \Bless America' WITH U.S. 7th DIVISION, Korea (/]»>— A Communist soldier in a frontline bunker barely 20 yards from American positions hurled insults at his foes, but was effectively hushed. Infantrymen of Company F, 32nd Buccaneer regiment, were engaging in barber shop harmony—more volume than quality. The Red interrupted: "You guys can't sing!" Cpl. Felix Fratto of Salt Lake City hollered back "You couldn't do nny better." Cpl, Earl Humphrey of Denver and Cpl. Jameg Rutherford of Ivnnhoe, Cnlif., agreed. The Red then did a near professional Job with Tennessee Walti. Hut the company commander, Lt. ( Walter Kanderlln of Fitchburg, Moss,, and executive officer, Lt. William Glenn of Portland, Ore... made a suggestion. Soon the American trcops were singing "Ood America." That silenced the Communist. —Save Chopping Expense - Beat Labor Shortage -Use Chemicals— a v e h o P P • n g e x P e n s e \ \ \ a b o r s h o r t a g e Attention! COTTON FARMERS! You, I fYou're Interested in Cutting Cotton Cost.. »m|| A 7:30 P.M. Wadnctday, January 23, 1952 — Junior W/ |)AH iSf Chamber of Commerce Building, North 2nd f » ll^ll VX St ^ Blytheville 111 L 3 7:30 P.M. Thursday, January 24, 1952— Library Build- it nere r * u s e c h e m • i c a I VVll/)T • Explanation and Picture* showing the new methods of " •»* 1 * • CHEMICAL control of WEEDS AND GRASSES in Cotton Mr. Sam McMurray and Mr. B. R. Barton, technical representatives of the Dow Chemical Co., originators of a .Dinitro chemical called PREMERGE, have been invited to show pictures and explain their useof PREMERGE as applied when cotton is being planted, his is the first step in weed and grass control with chemicals in cotton, and can be followed with applications of oils for what is called Post Emergence. . Mr. Godfrey White will show pictures and explain methods of applying NOHO a post emergence chemical. This will be a very profitable evening for you if you are interested in cutting your costs this year with chemicals for weed and grass control. You are cordially invited. Conic bring your farm managers, tenants and cotton growers and get informed in this further step in the mechanization of growing cotton. Sponsored By MIDSOUTH CHEMICAL COMPANY s a v e c h o P P • i n 9 e x P e n s e Hollywood Continued from Page 4 Oo«lman Ace, about TV mystery shows: "Just plain murder." . . . Holly p;oooVs latest anti-TV propaganda line: 'TV is better than never." . . George Raft and Lou Costcllo are the latest telefilm partners. Loi will finance George as a two-fistei but gunless television detective The first half-hour picture release Feb. li. » • . Mercedes McCambrldgp, who doe "Defense Attorney" on the air, wl do the telefilm version. . . . Crai Stevens replaces Joel McCrca in th video version of "Texas Rangers. Joel, who makes only one or tw movies a year, just didn't want t work that hard. . William Broldy, who produces the wild Bi Hickok films, is shooting his secon TV series, "Consultation Room dealing with a doctor's cases. • « • Plans of Peter Shav,', husband e Angela Lansbury, to film the "Tish stories for TV with ZaSu Pitts an Lea Penman have struck a snag. A New York producer claims tha authoress Mnry Roberts Rhineha gave him the rights to the "Tish stories. Watch for legal fireworks It's No Circus for Bsatty Now that he's making films e pecially for TV, circus star Cly> b e a I a b o r s h o r t a g e 1235 Riverside Drive Memphis, Tenn. U S e C h e m i c a I —Save Chopping Expense — Beat Labor Shortage — Use Chemicals— e sentence literally. He decided iat Arkansas State was the place r him. Sold Farm for !«K> He got »400 for the small farm ft him by his late father and used money for a steamship ticket to ew York. He arrived in this country with it). He decided that wasn't enough p get him to Arkansas. He visited friend In Portland, Me., who gave Im $4i. When he arrived at Jonesboro ssterday, he had »10 left. Dean Moore said the slightly built oung man is being quartered in men's dormitory until school fflclals figure out what to do. The dean said an effort would be lade to get Khatiri a job If he ould raise ?300 to finance his first ear's study. Beatty and attorneys are conferring about those old Beatty movies show- 'ug on the home screens. Beatty :lalms the distributor failed to get ms permission for their revival. * • • Rochelle Hudson, a pre-war filrr tar, is set for a comeback in "The Unexpected," a dramatic series. ale Storm will star in 13 half-hour religious films. itartfnc In September, will b« on fUm. Bfaootinc starts in April on tin 'ir»t it, «11 dramatic »liow». • • • First film in a new sclenee-flc- km series, "Rocky Jones. Space Ranger" goes before the cameras at the Ha] Roach studio In February. . Ditto Cesar Romero's "Pawport to Danger" films. • • • TELEFORUM: Olivia de Havilland, about TV: 'Television now seems a godsend Lo many working people. Think of the trouble and expense it saves— baby sitters, parking and things like that. "But after so long i time there comes a day when these people just have to get out of the house. Hollywood will go on producing great movies and people will go on attending them." • • Comedian Henny Youngftman Is set for 13 telefilm shorts titled, "Henny Youngman's Playground.' . . . Film producer Sol Lesser has added three TV films to his 1952 production slate. . . . The Goldbergs return to NBC-TV Feb. 4 on a 15 minute, three-times-a-week schedule. . John Hodiak's the latest film star Jumping to TV. One ol the reasons why he talked himsell out of his MGM contract, Is thai there was a "no TV" clause in the small print. Identical Twin Gives His Skin To Heal Burns SAN ANTONIO W) — * 4'A- hour operation has been performed here In which a soldier was given skin from lilt identical twin to heal burns received In Korean fighting. Leo >nd onard Kijowski, sons of John Le l^UJiaiu JUJUW&KI, Sons Ol uuiu Kijowski of Ford City, Pa., »«ri the principals on whom a team of Army burn specialists worked yesterday. Some 210 square inches of skin were taken from Leonard and grafted onto Leo's bod}'. It had been feared Leo faced i long ft , convalescence at Brooke Army ^^ Hospital. Then doctors heard of hl« Identical twin, who was still fighting in Korea, skin grafts from one person to another are never permanent except In the' case of identical twins, they safd. Leonard was flown here from the battle front. There Is no open season on beaver In the United states. Individua states however, designate limltec Ginger Rogers is the winner In periods when beaver may be trappe< buttle. All her snows if there is an oversupply. heletalealy Faucet douse Her lovely newty Spring-cleaned house. IM FM KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON 4 YEARS OlO ORSBURN'S SUPPLY Plumbing - Healing - Jobbers 1 1918-20 W. Main St. Phone 3208 BIY1HEV1UE, ARK. «6 PROOr • ECHO SPRING DISTILtlHC COMPANY • LOUISVILLE. KENTUCKY BE SURE SHOW DOWBTTOIXi C ^KWl ^DODGE-TINT SAFETTGLASS DODGE . 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