The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1952 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 14, 1952
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PAGE TITO BLYTHEVILT.H (ARK.) COURIER Millions Show Easter Finery in World of Continuing Battles \ ' By The Associated Tress Easter Sunday with Us prayers for peace and its spring parades of Joy came yesterdny for Chris| linns in a modern world of con' tinulng wars and changing values. There were religious services to ; hail once again the resurrection of .Christ. And ngain millions paraded in their new spring finery along the world's avenues. But there was nn peace in many places, and some of the tradition was gone from [he annual fashion promenades. Millions 'throughout the free ; world pra | Sunday. They massed in Rome to I receive blessings from Pope Pius XII nl St, Peter's Basilica. Allied soldiers in Korea knelt in nmyer ! on the battlefield. Americans went | to mountains, parks and churches ' for ihe outdoor sunrise worship. Pilgrims thronged to Jerusalem. Pope Pius u.:is cneered by 30!],- at Pnnmunjom dragged on. In parts of (he Eastern United £ Slates, umbrellas nnd, raincoats hid the fashions of thousands who paraded despite rain and drizzle. Parts of the Midwestern United Slates, in the throes of tragic floods, had no Raster promenades. Fifth Avenue Clogged New York City's Fifth Avenue \\-nf, clogged by a half million plunders, but the big town's spring show had little of the trarlitiorm frushion nnd toss of .society. It wiis n reflection of 1952 com with professional niod- •raycrt for"peace this Easier els dresser! to promote such things 000 called St. Peter's Square fov "great piialsmxos. he nposUes" to arise tian crusade "lo save trie world from threatened ruin." Gen. James A. Van Fleet, U. S. Eighth Army commander in Korea, asked his troops to remember that God Ls with them In th e i i " righteous mission against the Communist evil." In the skies above. American Sabre id pilots destroyed or damaged 12 Red planes. Truce talks as a hair lotion, or an amusement park. Socialites nnd celebrities, who otu:c made the Easter pnrnde sparkle with smart attire, went unnoticed in thi- throng. AmcM'ieitii servicrmen Matumoc: in Kurope did tlicit 1 Easter strol lint; in :iueh places as Frnnkfurt, Puiis. Home and London. Kvcn hclntul the Iron Cur lam, millions ot fnilhtu! sought lo curry on \i\c -Christian tradition which ihuir Communist rulers arc trying to wipe mil. They c r o w d c d churches nud spurted their best clothe.-:. The Easter prayers of mil!ions of Americans \vero beainert lo those oppressed peoples by .stations of the private Hadio Ffce Europe nnd the State Department's Voice of America. . 14, jlub is expected to becom* a p«r-' nanent organization In tht extr»- •urrlcular program. Unlike many high school exlra- jurriculars, this club wu founded o meet obvious needs, and la con- Idercd by the faculty and admln- stratlon to be a helpful supplement to the Instructional program. According to Mb* Terrell, who attends all meetings and works closely with each member, the primary purpose of the club ii to •assist students coming Into the system to get acquainted more quickly, to know about the various clubs and organizations, and lo help them enter into our activities more quickly and satisfactorily." The Newcomer's Club here was modeled after other already aucce ful clubs of Its kind, she add* 006 ta flood reJUf for th* stricken population* of UM Po VJiUey. Calabria, Sicily and Sardinia. Last fall all four rwlotw were b*dly flooded. Flood-Relief Totals $7,500,000 in Italy >—Italy recieved 11.500 ROME TTiw-5 figure*, released by to* Ita'ilan foreign ministry, »re exclusive of contributions sent directry to the international Red Crass, and to the Pontifical Vatican Assistance Committee. See it now! Today'* Kg Diff*r«m« in automatic washers— MWCOMICK «l;l.(;OMi;i)—Wanda Jo Blake-" BlytheviJlc High Sch<x»l Newcomer's Club from president, looks on. Wandii Jo ret-onUy came to eanlacd to help iiev,' students get acquainted with more iright) receives an invitation to Join the Dclores Parker, president, as Prank Fowler, vice Blythcvllle from Phoenix, Ariz. The club was or- tlir school here. (Courier Nows I'hnlo) Army Wants More Dough To Track Down Deserters By ELTON C. FAY WASHINGTON Ijft — The Army wants more money to use for the apprehension ol dcsev-lers, but It declines io disclose how many .soldiers have "gone over the hill." Asked today now many desertions have occurred at home and overseas since the Korean War started, a spokesman told a reporter the figures are classified. Members of a congressional committee who recently asked ft somewhat similar question also apparently didn't get nn answer, although they weren't told the information was classified, During hearings by a House appropriations subcommittee on the military-budget for the next fiscal year starting July 1, the Army asked for $1,957,000 for the npnrc hension and return of deserters, an increase of $300,000 over last year. Rep. .Sikes (D-Fla) asked the colonel 1 ' testifying tf that meant the cost : was up "or do you have more deserters?" Col- V.M.Budge, chief of the Army's Budget Division,.answered, "We do not maintain any statistics about deserters" In his office, that budget request* are es- iimaied by the field armies and oversea commands on the basis of the information they have. The published report on.the hearing indicates Sikes never did lenrn whether there arc more deserters. The colonel subsequently ex- plaltied that one Hem in the increase was accounted for by a change in law. The Army now bears the cost of sending men out to bring an apprehended deserter back. Until recently, the travel cost of the guard, plus that of the prisoner, wns dunged against the jmy of the returned deserter. Available records show only one execution for desertion in World War II. The Army said the totn number of desertion cases in World War IT have not been compiled. In World War I, the total of desertions was reported at 21,282. BHS Newcomer's Club Offers New Students Welcoming Hand By JUri'lI 1.EK (Sellout Cor responded I) Changing schools is oTten a crisis In the life of ft child, many time.-; being the turning point toward maladjustment, exports on child nnd adolescent psychology sny. Eliminating such possibilities from school life nt niythcville High School w:is the object of n new organization which made Its apricar- ntice on the cnmpus last fnll—the Newcomer's Club. Organised by 10 students who! have spent of their lives In the njythcvillc .schools. It Is sponsorbd by the .student council with Miss Ef-• Lee Terrell as faculty ndvlscr. The Newcomer's Club now hRS a membership of between 40 nnd 50 frc.shrucn. approximately 20 Juniors nnd the same number of sophomores, and eight seniors ,Sn addition lo the founders of the organization. These "new" youngsters come from nil over Arkansas nnd from Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri as well ,as from the Incnl CathoUc School here. Newest nrri- val to the high .school is Miss Wnn- dn Jo Btnkemoirc, n freshman student from Phoenix, Ariz. lUlftsissippinn Heads Cluh Among those who helped to es- tnblish the club were freshmen Jack Jackson, Donna DC c] man. Motiya niankenship, La Neal Sudbury, Gail Whitselt, sophomores Jack Smith. Terry Vail, Lorna Horncr, Anna Louise Handlev, juniors Max Hill, Jack HEiIstenc], Jofiu EnrLs, Ann Perry, nnd seniors Durham Johnson, Jerry HEitsell and WinnlbMh Buckley. The (alter two serving as host nnd hostess to the new students last fall. Max Hill was orgnni/.ing chairman for the group. Immediately after the club was established, the newcomers elected Mississippi-IKIrn Dolores Parker, junior who 'comes from Keiscr, as Iheiv president. Daughter of Mr. ami Mrs. A. M. Parker, Miss Parker is a member of the student council, glee club, Garden Club, nnd Ls enrolled in Miss Lucille Qne]lnia]?/5 homeroom. A change of school in the middle | of high school is ordinarily objec- | licnablc. but Dolores- says that nt '-- Blythevilte High she has had "a I very warm reception" and that the ' students have been "unusually , friendly nnd nice." She, of course, [ is solO on the idea of a newcomer's club, feeling that it can be a valu- nbte aset from the viepointof the incoming student EI.S well as the "old" student who should be aware of the need for hospitality toward people. Other club officers, and their former homes, are a.s follows: Frank Fowler, vice-president, Whitehaven. Tenn.; Frances Slay ton, secretary, Jonesboro: Pat Wagner, treasurer, Catholic High. BlytUevUlc; Shirley Phillips, reporter. Dell; Mary Ann Henry, historian. Li 1 bourn. Mo. Plan "Acquaintance" Event When a new student enters school at BHS, be is sent a written invitation to become a member of the Newcomer's Club, Last full, during the opening- weeks of school, the newcomers had an opportunity to meet one another nnrl several members of the faculty at a tea. Plans are now underway for a social of some kind which will give these children nn opportunity to become acquainted with the entire high school faculty. Planned nnd put into effect, as n part of the counselling service of the high school, the Newcomer's YAZOO MASTER MOWER There is a YAZOO MASTER MOWEE for every mowing job. . . large or small. Sizes: 2024-48-72 inch cut. 2 to 10 H.P. 4-cycle engine. The Modern Way To Cut Your Grass! 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