The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 7, 1949 · Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1949 BLYTOEVrLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FifteenStates in Action To Help Halt Crimes Involving Children Hy The Assuci'.itcil Press 4* Fifteen states and the District of! Columbia have acted recently to crack down on ?ex liends. A congressman wants (he FBI to help protect children from sex crimes. Thirty Hirer stales have not Hone anything of late to deal with sex Ufaycr.s, perverts, and oilier sexual abnormal*. An Associated Press survey of (he •18 states and the District followed a recent wave of rape, sex murders, and weird sexual crimes. Tt showed that of the 33 states which have taken no recent action, at least 12 plan no steps in the immediate future. In other states, initial or further action io fight sex crime is expected. During a single week end last month, police were facing sexual outrages it) New York, Pittsburgh, Newport News, Vn,., Detroit (where Ihe nev.s has offered $40,01)0 in rewards for solving eight Michigan SMC killings), Los Angeles. Twin Falls, Ida., and Huron, Calif. Rape Increases Tiie Federal Bureau of Investigation has reported an increase of 1 ii per cent in rape throughout the nation for the first half of 1949. compared with the same period last year, riie Bureau added thai, then- sta- tisUcs deal only with "rapes known to police." and show (hat such crimes shout up 50 per cent in 10 years. Many of the recent crimes involve little children as victims. Rep. Chelf (D-Ky) said recently that he will try to make it a federal offense to molest a child. He said that he believed such action would be as effective at curbing degenerates who prey on children as the Lindbergh anti-kiduaping law has been in controlling kidnapping. Also Federal Law The congressman said he had been shocked to read "horrible ae- connls of the ever-increasing brutal slayings of this nation's children." He said "apparently the state laws are insufficient." Gov. G. Mcnncn Williams of Michigan has said that Ihe sex crime siluation must be solved: "It is not a problem that can wait." In several states efforts arc being made to have the sex offender treated as a mental case, subject to care by physicians, rather than to cold, impersonal, penal sentence with no rehabilitation chances. Cinv. Karl Warren of California recently endorsed a budget request of the department of correction foi SIO.000,000 for a meiUal hospital for the criminally (usance, particularly sex cases. He said, however, he felt there were adequate laws to deal with sex offenders if they were enforced. Judge Adrian Bunnclly, a veteran member of the Philadelphia court of common pleas told the Associated Press: "We don't need new laws we need more trained psychiatrists. Whether a boy is abnormal or asocial is a strictly medical problem." Judge Donnelly, CO, added (hat he didn't think there were any more sex crimes now than when he was a boy. Nowadays, there are simply more detailed police records, he added. TWO TO SIX TOGS 42-6 By Sue Burnett A during litle dress and pantie combination for the younger .girls Of Hie family. Tiny scallops finish (he slanted closing and (rim the guy skirl. Panties are edged in scallops, too! Pattern No. 8500 is a sew-rite perforated pattern in sizes 2. 3. 4. 5 and 6 years. Size 3. dress, 2!i yards of 39-inch; panties. 1i yard. For (his patern, send 25 cents. $7~ ~ Seminole Indians Relearning Lost rt of Making Handsome Pottery MIAMI, Fla. — Scminole Indians* are being re-taught their lost art of pottery making. A paleface, Vernon Lamme, is their instructor. Florida's Seminoles came originally from the great Creek nation of Alabama and Georgia. In early colonial clays, when English Georgia frequently'fought Spanish Florida, the Creeks became divided. Some wanted to join the English against (he Spanish, while others declared the Spaniards were their allies. Those Creeks who* favored the Spanish broke away and came to Florida. The name "Seminole" means, in the Creek tongue, "tile breakaways" or "runaways." Creek Indians made hanilso'ine. potery ware, I!iit the Scmfiiqii's found rib clay. In South Florida suitable for firing. They used sra -shells nml gourds f or u i Pns |] Sh IMIIcry making bcc-.ime a lost art In them- Lamme decided that the Indians could attain an additional source ,-Cpf income if they returned to IjKnttcry making. With .\[rs. Lammc, Tie first interested Josie Jumper, a Seminoln living on the nearhy Dania reservation, svho became his principal assistant. Men and women, young and old, took up the art. They are taught to mold, fire and glaze, but designing Is left up to tlie Indian's natural talent. Clay is shipped in. Now the Indian handiwork is being sold to tourists, nnd some is being sent to northern markets. MORGANTOWtf, W.Va.. Deo. 1. CAP)— Mrs. Isabel! Shaffer said she fell off a laboratory (Able and broke her leg while being x-rayed for a broken arm. Her S25.000 damage SLiit on file in circuit court against the Monongalia General Hospital contends the hospital was negligent and that she last about $1,500 in wages she would ordinarily have earned as a waitress because of the accident. More and more "video" is becoming the accepted short term for television just like radio developed from wireless. Edinburgh Is sometimes "OUl Smoky." called AS YOU ALWAYS LOVED HIM! CtNUm.FOX (NCOtE TRIUMPH! Wilt Rogers RDUND ANN! SHIJUEY "«VIN t. COBS EUGENE MUETTE FETCHIT Santa's Beard No More V/ill Be a Fire Hazard WILMINGTON, DC!.. Dec. 1. (AP) -Say. kids, your worries are over— San(j\'s beard need no lonycr be a lire hazard. And you can thank E. I. Dn Pon( De Ncmours and Company (or seeing (hat Santa doe.sn't get all burned up coming down that cliimney. Dn Pont chemists are making Santa Claus's white beard of nylon. They're being manufactured by a New York wig maker. The whiskers, i( exposed to fire, melt ins(ead of binning. Mortf'Trouhles First Illyllicvillc Showing Wcd.-Thurs. « Open 6:30 O'Connor 6tf. San Juan YOU Sorority Chapter Members Discuss Plans for Unit's Christinas Activities PAGE PIVE The Alpha Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma phi completed plans tar Christinas activities at B meeting last night at the home of Mrs B. B. David, 1508 Main Street. The sorority hns scheduled entering a float In the Merchants Christmas parade, Friday, a party for Negro children, December lii, a dance at the jaycee clubhouse on the night of December 16, nnii the adoplion of a needy family for year round assistance, as Christmas projects. The Negro children's party is to be co-sponsored by the sorority's Alpha Delia chapter. It will "he held at the American Legion hut on the afternoon of December 16. The family to be adopted will in COINS, your name, address, size desired, and the PATTEHN NUMBER to Sue Burnelt, Courier News, 530 South Wells Street, Chicago 7 III. Don't miss the .new FASHION. The Kali and winter issue will delight you with its up-to-the-minute easy to make frocks for all the family. Free pFitcirn printed inside the book. 25 cents. R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. be selected after InvesliBalion l>y a committee headed by Miss Marjorie Hancock, and composed of Miss Hancock, Mis Florence Moore and Miss Knthryn Uowell. Tho initial contribution to the family will be made at Christmas with funds donated to (he sorority by Mrs. the float preparations and MLss Lonnlc Hargett on Hie dance plans ul the business session. Ted Fisher's orchestra will provide the music. H. W. Wylie, who was selected ns Woman of the Year for 1049 in a contest sponsored by the sor- orily, enHy this year. Mrs. Hmuialt Hawks reported on ami members of the Alpha Deltu chapter and (he Nu Phi MIL, Junior affiliate sorority, will be .vpcical gue.sts at the dance. Following the business session. Mrs. re. C. Alien, florist, discussed Hie etiquette of (lowers, pniutin;! out that the dictates of courtesy govL'i'ned Ihe appropriateness of sending flowers. Mrs. Allen outlined occasions from birth through bereavement Wednesdiiy & Thursday "IMPACT" with lirlan Mimlevy ami Dlla H-.iiiu-s News ,V Shor( NEW liox Opens Week Oays 1:00 p.m iMathu'e Saturday & Sundays .Mul.-Sun. ( ti.m. Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. Wednesday. Thursday "MR. BLANDINGS' DREAM HOUSE" ivllh dry Grant and Myrna l.oy for sending flowers, and discussed :na Douglas won Ihe (ravellno prize "" .......... --- --------- -~ J '-•' 'cntcrpicccs, corsages arrangements. nnd (able H>llo\ving the business and pro- sratu session in (he'bunco games Mrs. Ramon Mor(on was high, Miss Vcra Goodrich, low, and Miss Wil- The hostesses. 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