Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on May 11, 1951 · Page 2
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 2

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Friday, May 11, 1951
Page 2
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JggEJjfgAlJGATUCK Mwre WASHINGTON COLUMN By FETEB EPSON NBA Staff Corresponaent College Deferment Plan Became "A Hot Potato w „, ••„»••• ^ Washington,-(NBA)- selective Service System 'stirred up a real hornet's nest.;by its recently an- nounced college students' deferment plan. From all over the country have come protests tha W HOPSON BLOCK CHURCH STREET ....GIFTS FOR.... 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Theme of this chorus Wa pretty well stated by Presiden James Bryant Conant, of Harvari University, who said: "The deferring of college etu dents appears to establish a pat tern in which boys who can affon to continue their education ar given special privileges. . . . Th demands of the emergency require that our youths be asked to serve in the armed forces." There is much confusion—which will probably persist. And it wil probably take no telling what kin< of a congressional amendment to the new draft law now before Con gress to straighten out this mes and set new standards for educa tional deferment that will stick for the duration of the present emer gency. An effort was made by Dr. Ar thur Flemming, Mobilization Direc tor C. E. Wilson's top manpower official, to pick up the pieces and put them together again. His Advisory Committee issued a clarify- ng statement. But 'much of the need for clarification—and the resulting hullabaloo—was due to bad public relations. The White House put out an order signed by President Tru•nan. Another factor in the hulla- aaloo was the loose way in which :his order was written. Maj-Gen. Lewis B. Hershey, Director of Se- ective Service, issued a short statement, plus a bulletin on the type of test to be given for deferment. There was a lot of detailed technical information in the bulletin and he order. CONFUSE "DEFERMENT" '"'' WITH "EXEMPTION" In trying to translate all this into simple English and short explanations, some misunderstanding unavoidably crept in. This, plus lasty reading by some people, led o a pretty bad ball-up. Most of the misunderstanding 'ver the new system as announced iy General Hershey's office results rotn confusion of two words—"de- ertnent" and "exemption." Selec- ive Service System never announced that high school graduates and . college students who massed the aptitude tests or kept up their grades would be "exempt- d" from the draft. It merely said hey would be "deferred for one fear." Every case was to be re- ixamined every year. ' Furthermore, it was never said and never intended to say that de- erred students who kept up their grades would be excused from all military service. Their service was merely to be postponed. As for setting up a special privi- eged class of students, Selective lervice officials say they are not doing that, either. In clarifying his they point to several other classes whose military service is deferred and whose deferment is accepted without question. First there are the men whom -he Army rejects because they can't pass a much simpler mental test than is to be given high school rraduates .and college students. If t is 'all right to. defer the dumb, it s asked,-why-'isn't it equally all right to defer smarter guys until such time as they can receive further training which ; will 'enable • Never before have we offered, such o big Washer value at such a sensationally ' low price. Quality built throughout by America's Oldest Washer;Manufacturer... the Blackstorie is toddy's BEST washer buy. \ r>* Bltfckstone's Hi-Vane circulator provides fasti \ but gentle washing action that cleanses tho'r-ifci. oughty but never tangles or tears garments.'* <8ig, 8 pound, family-capacity, seamless tub, " ] porcelain-finished inside and'out; tdvell Safety (Wringer with "Econo-Gauge" pressure selector; Tsilent, trouble-free mechanism that never needs Closed Monday oiling; heavy-duty, lifetime-kibrtcared motorj , Autornalfic Drairi Pump that empties tub in two i minutes."Corhe in for a demonstration and let!', us show you WHY it's impossible to duplicate ' this value anywhere else in town. Open Thursday Evening -- , . ? - •.. . METRO POLIT/XN f U R, N-1T ITR'E C O M p A'W^V 27 Center St. WATERBURY-S ODDEST FURNITURE STORE " i N c; Phone 3-1101 COMMON SENSER—Basis of his censorship pf testimony in the MacArthur inquiry is,common sense, says Vice Adm. Arthur C. Davis, who is charged with combing the testimony-for information valuable to the enemy. Admiral Davis, who commanded the carrier Enterprise when it_ provided air cover lor the Marines' invasion of Guadalcanal, says he has cut out "a great deal less than 1 per cent" of what has been brought out. .hem to give greater service to heir country? In this class of deferred students, "or instance, there would be the learly 100,000 students taking. Re- ierve Officers' Training CJorps :ourses in approximately -180 col- eges 'and universities. Men etudy- ng to be doctors, dentists, engineers, scientists would also be, de- erred till they had completed'their raining. Army, Navy and Air Force all need these trained! men. lOIXEGE DEFERMENT IS HOP-GAP PLAN Present defense planning is for long period—10 to 12 years ,or more of emergency. The college deferment plan is a temporary measure only. The ideal goal toward which manpower officials are working is to keep a steady supply >f trained men fed into the armed iervices and into industry over this >eriod. Criticism of the college deferment plan arose also from a .belief that o many students of poetry or land- icape gardening .would be .deferred. And Selective Service didn'tttnake clear what it was going,to do 5 about students t a k i n g "non-essential" courses. : .'••••' = i i i Another class" of. men . registered for the draft who are deferred without question are thosjs with special skills—electronics experts, expert mechanics and",'the" like. Manpower officials maintain that college students receiving training "or a profession would be no more a special privilege class than the deferred workers in essential, in- lustry skilled trades. In summary, Selective Service officials claim their new program would defer fewer men from actual service and provide more .vtraihed eadership and special professional skills at less cost. This is their story and they're sticking to it. But they haven't put it over yet iri convincing enough form. '; . 4-H Conservation Weekend Opens In Warren Today Storrs — Seventy-flve ' 4-H boys and girls from six Connecticut :ounties will spend most of this Friday and Saturday out-of-doors —learning about the out-of-doors. The occasion is the second annual 4-H Conservation Week-end being held at the Litchflcld .4-;H Center in Warren May 11 and 12, mder the direction of the Agricul- ural Extension Service, University of Connecticut. By actual "do'ing" — as well as .hrough demonstration, movies and .alks — the 4-H'ers will have a chance to learn many practical ;hings about the conservation of 'crests, soil, water and wildlife. A 'orest fire control demonstration is to be a special feature of Saturday afternon's' program. Instructors for the week-end in- :lude Dr. Raymond Kienholz, pro- r essor of. forestry, and Floyd Callward, Extension forester, both pf :he University of Connecticut staff; Philip Barske, field agent of the Wildlife Management Institute; Sverett. Pearson, 1 farm forester,' Park and Forest Commission; and Alton Miller, disease' control specialist of the'TJ. S. Department of Agriculture.- ;..--' 4-H Club agents in charge are Mormand Manning,. MiddTetown; Vlaynard Heckel, 5>utnam; and Miss. Arlene Martin, L-itchfleld, •fho will act as girls' chaperon. Anna Nolde At Bank Conference Anna Nolde, assistant' cashier of the Naugatuck National Bank;, is n Atlantic City, N. J., attending a oint regional conference' of the •Jew England division and Middle Atlantic division of the Associa- ioh of Bank Women. The Conference, which opened oday, will continue through Sunday. . - '.' - - MORTGAGE DEED A mortgage on Deeriirg Lane pro- >erty has been given the Nauga- uck Savings Bank by Leroy P. and Agnes C. Fuller, according, to a deed on file for record at the 6f- ce of Town Clerk Raymond J. St. John. tt n Clothing Drive Continues Here The. current .Save-the-Children "Bundle Day" clothing collection Is turning up unsuspected treasures in bureau drawers, closets .and attics here as school pupils carry on their search for still-wearable garments for less fortunate children in this country and' Euro'pe: Although the real value of .the clothing can be fully, appreciated only by ,a child._ wjibse ragged clothes or f need v fbr shoes*, make him ashamed to go to school/Superintendent .of Schools, ,H. E. Chittenden,; said, .that the. bundles now being .brought, in are of, importance not only-to'educators interested in improving' school attendance is isolated': rural areas of America and overseas, .but. to all persona interested' . in: the health and welfare, of the; I$5,00p-children whom :th'e : Save-therChildren'' Federation .able to help as a result 6f ! the "nationwide "Bundle Day" progra'rh. - • ' As the drive continued, Superintendent H. E. Chittenden asked families iwithout school-age irfrildren to join, in the effort-to clothe needy children and tfieir" famiiieV' "Any child^in your ^neighborhood will be gfa'd to Cak'e your contribution of shoes, clothing or,baby garments to school," he ,said. He asked, that clottiing contributions be wrapped in paper and that outgrown shoes be tied in pairs so they cannot: be separated. 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