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December 12, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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JMONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1040 THE NAT/ON TODAY— Russian 'Information Bulletin' Distributed in U.S. Causes Of State Department Officials WASHINGTON, De By James . 12. W-T a nlonlh " IJS8H m _ mileazille is lisl(?d to «" for 10 cents, the Russians - The have been se to the schools seems fairly wide. edilorTexn '.' It " t1 lssue there ls a lette1 ' to "°*" R™1cr" In which the ""lore explam what a fine magazine they think it l s . They say a lot •' Americans would like to have it If they knew of it. And In the i c ,, ter thcy sayt . teachers would have enjoyed a dozen Pieces on education, on the role 01 fie Instructor, night schools, vocational training, and the growth of enrollment." But there- semis to lie a difference or opinion about this. Yesterday some school heads in this country announced they had banned the magazine from their schools. For instance, . the Washington public school officials have refused to let it he circulated among the snirlcnts. Why? School Superintendent, Hobart M. Corning said last night the magazine was b.irred bec.iii.se Ihe board of educaion, which decides what magazines it will let, loc^e ill the schools, hadn't approved this one. (Asked if the Washington school system bars publications from other irnvernments. Corning said he knew ol no such publications from other government-- arriving at the schools l Circulation Restricted At Columbus. Ohio, School Superintendent N. G. Pawcett said all six high schools had received the magazine but all copies and all "Sovie propaganda publications" are bein seized. Several Massachusetts school have reported getting the map,a/in and one. at Pall River, has told th Russians to quit sending it. t 'l'he school heads seem to be tak S a much sterner view or tlv magazine than the U. S. State DC partment which has received nnm erous letters asking about It or ob jeciing to it. Tlie State Department replie there's no law here permitting th government to suppress the Russia) publication. It adds that. a.s a mat ter of policy, the U. S. stand.? to a full and free International ex change of information. The Russians don't share Uu American government's belief In tin Importance of free exchanoe of in formation, as this will sho'w; This government distributes Ir Russia every month a magazini called "Amerika." The->i. '• S: gov eminent publishes "Amerika-" "if. written in Russian by Ru.v language experts 'employed by th U. S. government here. It contains stories about life I] America, such as the World Seric anil the American capacity for ho duii. Bui a contains no politico articles. The Russian goveriunen ;ws lo that. Ws mis ( inMir U S Ihe pieces KTitten here. Then, In unpublished form, they are sent to Moscow for approval or disapproval of the Russian government. The Russians can censor what they don't like. Then the approved articles arc returned here, published in the magazine, and "Amerika," Is sent to Moscow for distribution. Although the Russians censor •'Amerika," (his government doesn't censor the Russian information bulletin" distributed here. Does it contain Russian' propaganda or political articles? You can .mnge for yourself from this partial h-st of articles in Ihe latest issue"Soviet corLsiiuuion s lves people a vivid charter of freedom:" "Vy-ih- insky Proves U. s. Atom Control Plan Aids Monopolv, Not Peoce"' "Another Tito Spy Ousted"; "Tito I Sells Refugee Children;" "Socialism Ended Maw Joblessness for Western Byelorussians." And there are a number of pictures showing the brighter side of Russian life. The Russian magazine is put into English by three American citizen* Norwegian Wins Nobel Peace Prize Valued at $21,000 OSLO Norway, Dec. IZ—{H'I—A former professor of agriculture, who i«ade the )ale president Roosevelt's dictum "Freedom From Want" the basts f or his peare efforts was awarded the N'obel Peace Prize. Lord John Boyd Orr. the former director of the U. N. Food and Agriculture organization received the prize valued at 521,000. at a ceremony here Saturday. In a speech. Gunnar Jahn, president of the Bank of Norway, outlined the scientific career of the Scottish nobleman and his efforts towards peace. "For his work the cause of humanity, which, once begun, cannot be slopped, he is worthy of the Nobel Prize for Peace" declared Jahn. Lord Boyd Orr is now heading the world movement world federal government. BLYTHBVILLE (AUK.)' COURIER NEWS EDITOR - Dr. .\twin hmith of Philadelphia, above Js the new editor of Ihe Journal' of (be American Medical Association, succeeding Dr. Morr "shbetn, who retired. Dr. Smi Vl-as namcil at ibe AMA meeting in Washington. DOWN GO FILM COSTS! 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CottonAcreage Adjustments Urged by Hays WASHINGTON. Dec. 12. (,?)_ Rep. Hays of Arkansas says Ihe 1919 cotton acreage allotment act apparently must be modified to ell/n- hinte Inequities. Alter a confcrruce with Agricultural Department officials last week the couRrcKsninu (old a ri-poriei that unless dinners are made numerous hardships will result In counties of his district. He said he sought lo learn whether, uiidcr the law, n cotton grower In a county can plant above (he coimly [x'tietilaere factor and whether cotton acri'ugo nlloted to some farmers but nut utiliml by lliem can he transferred lo olhcr Brewers In Ihe county. The answer In Imllj questions, |, c said, appeared lo he "no." Hnys said he asked (he Biucau of Agricultural Economics lo re- c-heck il.s base cotton aercutso fi|>urcs for Faulkner. Perry. Conway mid Pope enmities in Arkansas because he believes it will be found the initial cotton plantings in these counties exceed the agency's flumes. 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