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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER M, ItM Security Lies In Rearmament, Says Harriman Presidential Advitor Asks for Support Of UN Program ATLANTA, Nov. 18. (IP)— The in «wef • to world security today lies Jn the rearmament policy of the United Nations, says W. Averell Harriman, President Truman's special adviser on foreign affairs. Th« D. N.'s rearmament program must be backed with "persistence and vigor" to assure peace, he as- wrted. Harriman Is here to address today's session,of the 11th annual meeting of the Associated Press Managing Editors Association. The free world. Harriman said In an interview last night, "is vastly potentially stronger lhari Russia —ill that faces as Is the Job of mobilizing that strength.'- itarrimah, former ambassador to Russian and Great Britain, added: Long Pol! "It's going to be a long pull. v/pJre going to have to make up our minds to live In a dangerous world for sorne time to come. We are not it.war! with Communist China now. Chinese foreign policy Is not clear. It. Is peing studied by the U.N. We are ready to protect the Chinese border. The Chinese, of course, are putting up a pretense that their mobilization at the border Is a group of volunteers, which gives ihem more freedom of movement.'' Harriman said that while the UN weighs the delicate problem of Communist Chtna*s Intentions, the United States—the "strong 'cou/,- try" of the UN—must speed rearmament both here and In other free nations. He said Congress will be asked soon to finance a new multi-million dollar foreign aid prop-am. Asked what effect' Republican victories in last week's congressional elections might have on this country's foreign policy, he replied: "I am firmly of the opinion tnat we have got to be. bi-parttsan on our foreign policy." Harriman parried suggestions that he la being considered for the post of Secretary of State. He commented: "Mr. Acheson to Secretary of State. And he will continue to be." our fjewi of ly Behind the Blackboard By RUTH I.F.F, (School Correspondent) Curtain time for the High School . conduct, and Interested service. Canadian Troops Arrive in U. S. To Start Training . "™ ^"i-'^^^^-^wwj^^^^^^^^^fflw- four months of training ,prior to possible use In-thi Korean War. An all-French unit from Montreal —the 22nd Canadian Infantry Reg- iment^-wlll become a part of the 10,000-m'an volunteer special Canadian brigade under Brig. J. M. "Rocky" Rocklngham. JVrar tralnloads, carrying about 1,400 French-speaking troops and their equipment, .were to arrive at the vast military reservation here today. .' Whether the French - Canadians will be called to Korea after training will depend on General MacArthur's decision M to need for them. Among other adverse result*, overweight plays an Important role In bone and Joint dijorders. Gtee Club's production of a two-act operetta, "The Ploneer'a Papoose," is I o'clock tonight In the school rive students who made the goal are Mary Prance* Williams, Mlngo Burton, Robinson Nunn, Susie auditorium. I Spears and Robert Brown, . . Each Singing solo roles In th« musical, child in Eva Ma« Hollls' second grade room is buying a book soprano, (Waltiie); Burch. alto UJllamu. which will be presented under the direction of Mrs. Carolyn Henry, will be Sonny Stires, baritone (Chief Tomahawk); Albert Falrfield, tenor (Prince Whileface*; Jimmy Cul- beruson, baritone (Layemout, a medicine man); Blllle Jean Holmes, and Patty in). Minor solo parts will be sung by Doris Stone and Karen Colston. Stanley Ingrum will take a 'speaking part in the production. . Sally Trlcichmann, Kay Smith, Barbara Prultt, Annella Humphreys, Jan Dickinson and PaLsy Calvert will sing as Indian maidens. Indian Braves for the performance are Joyn Wilts, Murray Smart, Jerry Berry, Jimmy Phillips, Charlie Belknap and Lynn Vowel). The performance, will be open to the public and there will be no charge for ndmUslon. • • • News from Lange: During American Education Week, 75 mothers visited the school. . .Children In the fifth and sixth grades heard health talks by Mrs. Prances Gammill last week. . . Miss .Elizabeth Halstead's first graders continue poetic about their new doll. Susan; new goldfish, Alice and Jerry; and a blue turtle. Spotty. They have composed many' stories and poems about them. The children also are enjoyins their new Judy and Sifo toy puzzles. Terry Rainwater brought two large puzzles. Cinder- and room If presenting It as a gift to ella and Roy Rogers. Officers of the Good Citizens Club In Mrs. E. E. Hardin's fifth grade room are Clyde Kapp, president; Louise Cooper, vice-president; Sue Hughes, secretary; and Erby Hodges, treasurer. . . Second graders in Mrs. Marjorie Hancock's room have organized a story hour club which meets every Friday afternoon. Officers are Lee Thompson, president; Monroe Grain, vice-president; and Mary Vcnda Wade, secretary. At club meetings, the children hear and tell stories, give plays and Its- ten to records, . . Third graders In Mrs. Jewell Featherston's room have started a museum. Leroy Hurl- dleston has contributed some Chinese money, a boyonet case and a set of chop sticks. . . Mr*. Nellie Brantley's sixth grade youngsters have organized a Good Citizcnfflip Club with Ben Harpole as president. Assisting Ben are CaJroll Blakemore, vice-president; . Martha [Men Students ' Jmd'TeScfiers at "Hm Street School are paying special attention to Book Week . in their classroom and assembly activities this week. j :' ' ' Highlight of the wetk was a trip by 50 fifth graders to Osceola this morning where public library. they visited the Several faculty members accompanied the children, news: Oclavia Shivers' first Cla graders have been making booklets of Mother Goose characters and rhymes. Today the 75 "children In the first grade will present a play at assembly, "From Mother .Goose to Story Book Land". . . Secind graders in Willie Mae Robinson's room have worked hard to make the honor roll, which demands perfect attendance, high scholarship,' good another child In the room. Arils Sawyers' third grade youngsters have decorated their room with Pilgrim children, turkeys, harvest r.ions, and horns of plenty. They are currently undertaking a unit of worlc on children of other lands, but find time 16" give daily attention to the growing plants in their room. . . Alena Wiley's third graders, who have, been making booklets about school, home and church, have'six students with perfect spelling records. They are Elizabeth Waterford, Helen Wells, Sam Kennedy. Liila Mae Mayberry. Jimmy Ree Wallace and Grace Morris. . . Bessie Ivy's fifth grade class Is do- Ing a unit on the life of John Nea-berry and reviewing the Newberry prlz-! books These same children will do a choral reading. "Who Hath a Bcok." at the assembly program today. Book Week activities at Yarbro sot off to an early start last weekend when B8 children from Hie school attended the Mid-South Book Festival at Memphis where they heard Miss Janet Lambert, a writer for,teen sgers, In addition to hearing this author, the children saw a part of a famous collection of children's books owned by Dr. Irvin Kerlan of Washington. D.C. Miss Minnie Foster, principal at Varbro, learned yesterday that Norma Jane Oglesby, fourth grader in Mrs. Gertrude Sansom's room, has won a prize In "My Favorite Bnok Contest." Norma Jane and Mrs. Sansom will be the guests of the Commercial Appeal at a brunch in honor of Paul Flowers at the Peabody in Memphis today. Yarbro students are currently writing notes to Miss Lois Lenski. thanking her for her $25 book gift to the school. Miss Lenski spent part of Book Week in Dallas where she celebrated the publication of her latest regional book, "Texas Tomboy." Original work Illustrating scenes from their favorite books were sent to the Memphis fair by Keith Coates, Elizabeth Brister. Barbara Lobley. Alene Wilson. Charles Bowling, Johnnie Lou Johnson, and Mary Elizabeth Abbott. Grades four, five and six wrote stories about their favorite books; Other Brfok Week news: Steve McGuire will be chairman for an assembly program tomorrow when the children present dramatizations from"'bookland. Participating in the program'' (and trie book each will dramatize) will be Claudius Bonner, "Robin Hood;" Mary Godsey, "Bayou Suzette;" Glyn Dale Howard, "Wild Bill Hickok;" Ray Dean Ward, "Uncle Remus;" Sybil Neal, "Miss Minerva and William Green Hill;" and Billy Ray Daniel, "Tom Sawyer." Second graders Ethel Jean Wyatt and Earl Ross Campbell will.tshow strip films at the assemblyV=~- r First graders are modeling their favorite book characters from clay. Margery Haynes has done the "Father Bear" 'from the Goldilocks story, Loretla Mallory the "Baby Bear." Emily Bunch "Goldilocks," Mary Ann Eaton and Shirley Branscomb have done the three goats In the famous Billy Goat Gruff story, and Ronnie Burkes has done "Farmer Brown" in poster paint. Friday, th« en!/r« school wUI vta- it the Blythevllle Public Library, where they will be given book marks and will hear storle« connected with Book Week. • • « Junior Hifh Srhool Miss Avis Howard's homeroom will present the weekly assembly program tomorrow morntnt when the room sponsors a radio ahow written by Ronnie Bagby and Rofer Siidbury, Ronnie Is program director and Roger It master of ceremonies. Mrs. Kathleen Thompson's eighth grade English cluees will have a program for Book Week today. Posters for the room have been made by Richard Hipp, Jr. Care of books will be discussed and book marks will be given each student. Mary Alice McWaters has' been elected president of Mrs. Herma Shepherd's homeroom, other new officers are Eugene Still, vice-president; Jerry Noll, secretary; «nd Peggy Taylor, treasurer. Committees include: room committee — Rosemary Clampllt. Mary Beth Daniels, Virginia Baker; program- Donna Dedman. Barbara Sawyers, Adam Taylor; Christmas committee—Kay Lmisford. Linda Rayder and Allen Shnnks. • • • At Onfril Children who attended the Mid- South Book Festival have reported their activities to their classmates and to a group of citizens this week. Today, Jimmy Enrls. Jerry r.own, Nolia Woods and Sally McCutchen will make talks In Mrs. Kathleen Thompson's seventh grade English classes during four different periods. • ' Yesterday, a group of children from the same room (Mrs. Lillian Franks') presented a program before a meeting of the Kiwanis Club at the Hotel Noble at noori. Master of ceremonies' for the Book Week program was Jimmy Earls. Jerry Brown discussed the origin of Book Week, Sally McCutchen read the story of John Newberry. Nella Woods reported on the Memphis trip. Anice Chandler and Jimmy Lee Holt told the stories of the various Book Week posters and George Ann Byrd described how children in her room make book reports. The entire class formed a chorus to sing "That's America to Me" and "God Bless America." Third grade children In Mrs. W. S. Rader's room at Central carried out a little democracy in their class last week when they elected officers by secret ballot. Results were Jesse Taylor, president; Jane Terry, vice-president; Janet .Young, secretary; Jerry Lowe, treasurer; Carole Ann DeBoben, reporter; and Harding Cure, sergeant-at-arms. Students placed on various rooni committees -Include Patricia Terrell, Jerry Lowe, Lynn Chapman, Linda Lou Trieschmann; T .P. Wright. David Hodges. Gary Carter. Rub Chandler, Brenda Richey, Martha Arcnds, Martha Shelby, Linda Jaggers, Charles Bilbrey, Judy Webb, Ora Lynn Wyatt, Katherine O'Sfeen, Carrie Jean Rucr- interestlng correlation between geography and art in their study of the Sahara Desert. The children drew and colored pictures, and wrote papers on "Why I Would like or Dislike to visit the Desert." They also wrote letters to friends telling them Interesting facts about the Nomadic peoples which Inhabit the deserts. These were displayed on the bulletin boards. They also found stories about the Sahara in their readers. « • • Mrs. Lillian Franks' sixth graders recently wrote letters to the fictional "Tom Trott" whose articles on flying saucers they read In their Weekly Readers. The gist of the Weekly Read- Black Calf Brown Calf 10.95 I SH O E S Good Shoes & Hosiery Gnanclolt Black Suede High-Low-Med. Heel 10.95 '" colorful . . . comfortable . ' Lasting Quality A dre*m wilking? Of course you arc in your captivating new ViuIJty Shoes. And walking's a dream, too ! You've never known such wonderful, wonderful comfort ! Come try them today. Yilalily Pirmafix Shots And Vitiliiy W»nJcilu»l Sho« »7.« • »*.» er atory w»« that the flying-saucer rumors are nothing to get excited • bout, especially for children to get excited about. The children wrote letters agreeing with the point of view of the writer. A letter from Marlon Reniclt, editor of My Weekly Reader, No. 5, to Mrs. rranks. read: "Thank you very much for your friendly letter, and those of your class about Tom Trott'» story on Hying saucers. "We are still amazed at all the comment in the press on that story, for it was ba.wd on a number of similar reports on the to-called saucers printed in various periodicals over the last six months . . . "What a joy it Is to have you write us that your 'children thought it very silly lor people to get excited'. That is such a sound, wholesome attitude, and one which casts a glorious reflection upon their teacher. I do hope they realize how lucky they art to have you for their teacherl ' ... . •"Of course, the children's letters about seeing flying saucers were especially fascinating. I thank you very much for tending them ..." - • • * Notec from Robinson School Fifth graders got together early this week and decided on some goals In connection with their classroom routine and school needs. They listed a hot lunch program, drinking fountains, children's • library, relaxation room anji a Junior football team. This snme group presented a program at assembly Jast~Thursday with Maxine Hirsch, Idajean Campbell, Josephine Rslford, Charles Etta Mills and Margaret Kimbrough participating. The same class is mending books this week and study Ing the history of books. A group of sixth graders presented a play entitled "Children of Democracy", at assembly last Friday. The cast Included .Richard Stokes, Shirley Echols. Monnle LOU Mann. Louise Hughes and Joyce Thomas. George Hollls. principal of Harrison High School, discussed "The Philosophy of the School" at the same program. : . • • • This week at Sudbury Celebrating Book Week, Mrs. George Wiggs' fourth grade children have bought four new books for their library, are studying about the care of books and have made displays on their bulletin boards. The children also presented a play. "Banish the Books," which Included in its cast Cecelia Lusk, Dana Davis, Bonnie Presnell, Betty Gowen, Linda Culhim, Tommy Saliba. Carolyn Cordell. James Garnett and Harvey Flowers. Second grade children presented two short play:. In a radio program over KLCN last Friday with Johnny Abbott as master of ceremonies and Prankie Nell Johns as narrator for the story. Taking part In the play, "Too Thin Johnny" were Sally Jo El- liott, Jacqulyn WhIU, Brenda Swtt, Jimmy King, Carol Ashby, Harby Crump, Phyllis Ann Harris, Beverly Smythe, Larry Hargett, Druscllla Little, Ann Teague, Johnnie Dale, Linda Adams, Feltou Smith, Rebecca Harris, Judy Martin, Linda Smith, Linda Sallba and Eugenia Oennlng. The cast for "White Brother" Included Nancy Cupples, Vivian Cooper, Jerry Martin, Jerry And Boggs, Larry Wayn* Shelton, Bll- lle Louise Weedman, Martha Lee Klrksey, Sandra Dougherty and Marshall Larkln. * ' ! * Five rooms at Sudbury have announced room officers. They are as follows: Mrs, George Wlggs (fourth grade) —Tommy Snliba, president; Harvey Flowers, vice-pres'ident; Rnyford Simpson, secretary; Dana Davis, treasurer. Miss Betty Black (fifth grade) —Louis Garner, president; Sally jo King, vice-president; Jerry Lutz, secretary; John Nelson, treasurer. Mrs. D. C. McLean (sixth grade) —Glenda Shamlin, president; Anne King, secretary; Lyndall Stanfield, treasurer. Mrs. Roy Lee Kirksey (third grade) -^ Gene Charles Graham, president; Robert Lovel»», ric»- presldenl; Becky Utley, •ecrttary; Bonnie Grlssom, treasurer; Peggy Cochran, program chairman'. Miss pollyanne Stewart (third grade)—Gay Crosslin, president Sarah lx>u Snow, flrat vice-president; Kemp Wlilsenhunt, second vice- president; Betty Ann Moxley, MC- retary; Carlene Lay, treasurer. Cub Scout* to A4**t Blytheville's Cub Scout pack will meet tonight at 1:10 at the First Christian Church. Mrs. E. S. Cure'i Den Is in charge of the program. 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