The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 54, No. 287, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 3, 1952 Page: 2 of 8
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Editorial and Features
Fresh, New Thinking
Although some of jOnemf^ftwenhow
top cabinet command is yet to be ,
chosen, the two most important posts have
now been filled and it is fair fo discuss the
taliber of the General’s appointments.
John Foster Dulles as Secretary of
State was no surprise to anyone, since his
name ahd Governor DeWbv’s had all along
been prominently mentioned.
DdHes ia 4 proven specialist in inter- •
national affairs. He has served ably hi
the^United Nations. ,baa been on and off a
Republican consultant to the State De-
partmept. and is thoroughly familiar with
its internal workings and its problems.
His crowning glory was the fashion-
ing of the Japanese peace treaty. That
pact, was unique !n two major respects.
It was the first treaty in modern world
history that was not vindictive, that did
not aim primarily to penai^.^b&.-.W-e.
. quished nation. The great- goal wka
and is—to draw Japan into the.family of
free nations and build within its islands
a healthy democracy.
Secondly, the pact was shrewdly put
together by a careful series of eoqntry-
by-country negotiations which considered
and disposed of, one by one, all the prin-
cipal stumbling blocks to a final success-
: ful result. This diplomatic technique had
never before been tried*'on such a scale,
Pnd ii contributed mightily to the smooth
course of the treaty discussions.
No one seems to have anticipated the
specific Choice of Charles E .Wilson, presi-
dent of General Motors, as Secretary of
Defense, But the selection of a business-
man should have occasioned no eyebrow-
raising. ; —
Eisenhower emphasized during his
campaign an intent to put the defen.se es-
tablishment on the strictest business basis.
Defense now takes upwards of two-thirds
of the total G. S. budget. ft. any great sav-~
ings are to be made either to spending or
taxes, sizable sums, must be-v shorn from
the Pentagon’s annual outlays.
Wilson'is extremely well equipped for
this hard task. For many years he has
captained Ane of the biggest and most
far-flung industrial enterprises in the
world. ■ He knows arms production from
the producing-end, and it is here any sav-
ings must be made. He is an operating
specialist, not a mere corporation figure-
head. His reputation and position were
built on performance!
f the quality of tne appointments ♦*»
come matches Eisenhower’s key selec-
tionsjfor State and Defense, then the C-en-
The increase is due to the raising of standard* by
the colleges themselves and"” to increjgued activity
by the accrediting agency in rtrljgnizing colleges
that ':S’We already un to requirements.
lb 11*29 the six regional accrediting agencies
were linkea in an overall organization that fixes
standards of educatio.n. Among the things this
organization looks for are the n* rubers of volumes
in the college library, the work load of (the stu-
dents, salary and preparation of teachers and gen-
eral educational standards.
All major colleges haw- ate accredited. They
rarely accept transfer students or graduate *t«--
dent frqm inatitution* that are not accredited.
Mary Irwin, editor of the council, who compil-
ed the new directory, believes that the accredit-
ing aetivity has brought about greater interest in
higher learning and/ of course, better educated
She said it ia conceivable that the high stand-
ards may go even higher. This hill necessitate
more detailed investigation at the colleges and will
further expand the council’s work. The council
may have to lease a special building just to house
it’8 directory operation. The volume just issued
runs 1,125 pages, and the print is pretty small; I
Back in 1828 the directory ran 48.4 pgesrBuT
that doesn’t, mean a thing, Miss Irwin pointed out.
“The pages were so small and the type was so
much bigger." ( *
9 Years Ago -
(Taken from the files of The Daily News-Tele:
gram of Dec. 3, 1943.)
Fred Deryl Ward is ill with chicken pox.
Mary Beth Southerland is ill with chicken pox.
Aviation Cadet Lucas Harris was here from
Amarillo Army Air Field for a Thanksgiving visit
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Harris.
Mr. and Mrs". Olan Glen announce birth of a
daughter at Longino Hospital.
J. G. Bridges dies at home on Oak Avenue
following heart attack,
Cpl. Eugene Palmer and Miss Maleta Byrd
Miss Patsy Pate is guest at Jtjskouri MiliUry
Academy Thanksgiving Victory dance in Mexico,
Missouri. Miss Pate was one of eighteen girls who
came' to thy ball from Lindenwood College at St,
Jickie Kennemur is improved from several
days ill ness.
.Barbara Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ztm-
,mie Bell, is reported on the sick list.
T exans In
(Bt Auort*Ui Prtml
TjriASHINGTON—(NEA)—The recent series of C-119 "Flying Box-
■ car” crashes climaxes a long sene's of troubles the Air Force has
had wtjh. the plane In Korea.
The full story hasn't come out in the U. S. until now, mostly be-
cause of security restrictions slapped on the subject inrthe Far East
each time a new episode took place.
Air Force headaches with the C-119 reached a1 climax in Korea
last February when the planes were all grounded following a series
!'of accidents very similar to those which have just taken place. There
were several crashes which couldn't be explained. The ones they
could explain resulted from .propeller trouble. . ^ <
Even before the official grounding action had been taken, an emer-
gency mass parachute maneuver had to be staged in Japan, using old
World War, II C-47s to get tcoops and crews familiar with those planes
again in anticipation of What was coming. The exercise was only
partially successful.- ' ,
T ONG before that there was even more than the pressure of technical
i J difficulties with the C-119 building up on . the Air Force. The
aircraft had gotten such a bad reputation among the G.I.’s^hut some
of them were refusing to By in it.. Much of such an attitude among
men is always based in part on unfounded rumor. Nevertheless, the
result was getting serious. .
On several occasions in Korea last winter this reporter saw the
men s fear of flying in the plane expressed. The operations offices of
all Korean airfields are jammed with soldiers hitch-hiking some-
where. Many are dirty, tired G.l.’s just out of bunkers going home
’•Qn emergency leave. The rest are just men traveling around on
normal business.- The procedure is to put your name on the list in
the Operations shack,'with your destination.
When the next plane takes off f<?r that place, as many men as it
can carry are,put aboard. However, on every occasion -when the
waiting men discovered that their ride was going to be in a C-119,
most of them quickly said that they would wait for the next plane,
regardless of the urgency of their mission. ____
As it A with any new type of plane which begins getting its first
heavy operational use, the C-119 was found to need many modifica-
tions. Most of them were aancerned with making sections of the
plane-stouter, and the, work was done in* Japan.
pOR a time the Air Force’thought it had its problems with the plane
licked, until the rash of last winter's prop trouble caused the
grounding. Even after ordering the planes,,kept down, the top Air
Force officer in charge of their use insisted that it was basically a
good airpLine^ideally suited to its specialized use.
The big thing this officer whs worried about in connection with the
Boxcar was that the changes which his use of the plane had found
n ecessaty - -were not, being' incorporated into the new planes which
were coming off the Fairchild lint-; He said he felt fairly sure that
the changes had not been incorporated into the plans given to the
Kaiser-Frazer-Company, which was also going to start making C-U9s
The C-lifts which recently crashed were Fairchild-made planes,
But it isn't said for certain by the Air Force that they had all the
modifications which the Air Force,had Found necessary to make on
them in Korea. If this is true the fault and responsibility for the
death of the men killed in the recent crashes lies squarely with the
red tape in the Pentagon. **
Thai* is sure to be some kind of an official investigation of the
is taking reservations for these be removed either at the pleasure - whole history of the C-119. High Air Force officers iff the Pentagon
seats, which range from 93 to'of the President or at the dis-1 arc promising itr __________
$12, I net ion of one of the !/____,________!...„!!. ’
Another headache for the law-] stration figures. , .j Sulphur Springs; Wortham H.l ship appointments in Texas in
avenues. Although therq will .iFHn state as well as rational elec-
free standing room for many tions in Texas,
blocks along the way, there also Although the' vast majorty of
will be 39 separate stands erected federal job holders in Texas are
along the parade route. The Citi- under civil service, a few in var-
zens Inaugural Committee already; ious governmental agencies can
Everybody soon really will love a fat man—
" It would be perfect if some drivers who skid in-
to snowdrifts would leave their Cars there for the
balance of the winter, “
eft! seems aure~fo build a-corps of admin-
istflataw who wilk bring to Mmh
badly nqeded fresh thinking an
BY JANE EADS
A.P. STAFF WRITER
By HERBERT ALT8CHULL
(For Jane Eads)
Washington.—The American Council on Edu-
cation (ACE) reports a remarkable apurt in learn-
ing over the last quarter century.
There are 98 per cent more men end women
in the nation’s colleges and universities now than
there were in 1928, even though there has been
only a 19 per cent rise in total population.
Mapy reasons are offered for the increased
interest in college education, but ACE suggests
one that is not often considered. It singles out
"for special mention the fact that American col-
leges have been steadily raising their standards.
In the sixth edition of its book “American
Universities and Colleges," the Council calls at-
ftwrkm toa "spectacular Increase” in the number
of accredited colleges in the .United States in the
fe In 1928, when the .council put out'it* first edi-
tion of the book, there were only 399 accredited
colleges in. the country. Now there are 904. Near-
ly all of these colleges were in existence in 1928.
< A loose tqjyciie can easily be the J*ign Of tight-
meilt , wee. • ».v- -V
new, pur- 1 Mi— , i —................... ■.....— »
, A psychologist says parents’ gestures are ef-
fective in educating a child. Meaning the down-
ward one aimed at the aeat of the pants?
You have a hard.time learning everything when
you know you know it all. ,*
Most folks take a shine to a new car bpt can’t
be bothered giving one to the old car.
HEW EH Rt Sutbhsr Sprints. Tai
» iweept Haliir J*r I uU Sumter morals*__
7t a» Post bfrlra in Sulphur Spring*. Teiaa, ** second
el*M mall inaUer. __________
Suh—rlpUun sAi«: in Huik In. »nd adjoinln* eewtiw. m»
h, He. IlM month* ituh in sdvuet) tt.ie. six months
i In nd-
w . _ Pf»U*li>< tion makers is the matter of patron- The federal district attofney* in. Seale,^ Amarillo^ Dale Carter, more than two decades assuming
n oven If minm are age. The problem is pretty simple each of the four Texas districts!. p]gjnvjCw; Ward M. Taylor, Say-; vacancies occur no sooner in-
i for the Texans this time, however, and the U. R. marshals in eac(i,; lnour; Robert F. Spreen, Corpus volving other judges,
hegtnmnjr to Deset me t They just won’t have any. The are appointed to four year terms. Chri*tj; Allen J. McMillan, Hunts-; Under existing law, the fir«t
*L J Ll tua Jill unhappy aspect, from their point They nevertheless can be remevecU vit,e. R c p]att, Waco. j vacancy to occur among the south
. “ • * m P of view, is that they~w»n have to! by the president. Federal Crop Insurance Texas Texas district judgeships—where
session nears. ’ M>e some of the job holders they; There are on an average about field mPn ^asc pay |5.0«0 year- Judge Kennerl.v sits, shall not be
One problem is the demand for have sponstI1.ed go off the pay- five assistant district attoro«]ffi 1y>. Wefjj'it. Eisenhauer, Col- filled.
seaU at the inauguration of Re- ^ in each Texas district, named bylj^ station; John B. McKinney;
jmbikae Dwight D. Eisenhower as The#e joW - mcWa¥ po.dtipns thp. u- s- Attorney General. Kelson v LitUe> Proctor; Doyle
the 33rd president on Jam 20. ■ ^ ,t#, policem .n, elevator - ^ There are a nunibe* of other
The-inaugural •fatathimfr'lteinii; (.per,t*f. and minor emptoves «f i6bR tM! s1a^- ^ heM
constructed on the Capitol plaza ^ Hour(! and Senate. t>f the Beronstrutd'o*1 Finance
Corporation offices in Dallas and
San * Antonio who are subject to
Postmaster jobs in Texas, as
has a Jimited seating, capacity.
MemWrs °f the House and Senate other 8re lhe „ne8 which "■
nulber of tickets. In 1948. for h“'T brought tjft greatest number Th; A|frieunure Department re
example, -representatives were of mquiiev Postmasters now *re; ^ the>re are gg employees in
allowed seveneach, senators ten. "v‘\ , that in Tpxa* who n<)1
Obviously, this number could t0“,d.b‘- Ptps.uied i o k t.onu, u„dcr civil service rtossifi-
barelv take care of .their imadiate •** th<f new admlni8tlat,on, cation,
families or closest personal ,««««•
These include; State PMA com-
f On the other hand, there ardi mittee ebairman, P. F. Vance of
The Republican and Democratic' n,anF w ho l,elieve that„tbe fae‘ Brj-Sn salary *8,(500 a year, and
ght tickets throng), that source.
; Four years ago the national com’-
their names; James R.
Adams, La Feria, $T,040; Victor
L, Cade, Lubbock, *7,040; Gary
|cwh la advanaaj
_ Itigtraa ail _
monSH i'**t> ia advaaea)
SD-6U. on* y«r (nab '
I |4.0«, an* jr*ar (cask In adrancai rt.M. OaV
d adjotnln* caanll**. Mia month lt.M, thraa
______ , „ . In advi
Nalknut idaartfiinc Rtfra*ant*llva*~
1 607 Taxaa Bank Bid* . Dnllas.
Z.S8. *1* month* (en*h In ad**
daantal tU.M. ,
l.cagna, 607 T«a** Bank Bid*., Dallaa. T*«iiW,Na#D?^k
Chicago. 111., Log Angalaa, Calif., San Francbco. Calif.. St.
LooU, Mo., Papaaf. Coforada.
fha puhKXtn ara not raaaoaaikla for tour orni*aloo«. trpo-
rranhtial imira. or nny unlntratlontl nrlnlhil may occur in
advarttaln* other than to correct In ne*~lmue after It It
brought >• their attention. AH advertising order* are accepted
on tSIa hath oaly. __
ilember~A**oeUtad Frea* and NBA Service. All right* af re-
puhlkatton of Bpaelal Phpatchat harala ara alta maervad.
~ F. #. IWjfWr »a< -pjlfalkh*i. ■
_Jpa Wooalay, ManagUm KdfcOr.
Takcpkiaaii: jhalneat. Adrartiaiag and Claaalfied Ad OeparSneno
It#; Rdlturlal and Society Depar
job replacement there.
_____ A number of fhc'Texas congres-
mittees were alldtated about>smpn have consistently voted so!B. Sandford, Timpson, *5,940
1 000 tickets each closely with-the Republicans that] State' fanner PMA field chief
Sections will be set aside fei ‘k* Eisenhower administration Fred Rennels, Bi-yan, f7,040; and
the top government officials and. would he unlikely to Hit out afj these,,, fiejdj.^men with salaries
G. Thomas, Kirkland. Tod&V ill HiStOfy
Nonnan Grant, <TTt*ector of the'
Post Office Department’s divis- (Wednesday, Decenil^r 3rd. 19591
ion of postmasters, says there Is Today is the 338th day of 1952,
an annual turnover of postmasters There ure*28 days left- this year,
nationwide of between 10 and 13 On-this day in 1515, the Bra-
per cent—due to retirement, re- zilian City of Para was founded,
signation,” death or cause for On this day in 1889, the first
action. (state legislature met in North
Federal judges are appointed Dakota. c
foi- life The British author, Robert Louts
In Texas there are three federal] f^'.emon-Jicd lhi8 day >
district judges who already have — President
reached the voluntary netirement .... * \ ’ .
age of 70 and who may.leave the ^lUon raeotemanded that we^dc-
, v . • . . dare war on Austna-Uungary* »
bench whenever they choose to, ()n thig dRy iaa Pregidcnt
80' ' f:’ Roosevelt announced extension of
Judge William If. Atwaiif Dal- lenrtlvaHe aid to Turkey.
Ian. appointed hv President Hard*] On this day in 1944,‘American
ing in 1923; Judge Thomas M. (roops fouuht their way across
Kennedy, Houston, appointed by (j,c gMr River.
Piesidcnt Hoover in 1931. and 0n this day in 1945, the Arab
judge T. Whitfield Davidson, League announced a boycott,~of
.departments‘ The State Depart-"’em By Dying to oust post-!ranging Jram *8'5feb to *5,810: Dallas appointed by President Kpoda made in Israel.
‘ '-- u-a------. I. . .7. -........* Roosevelt (n 1930. - One year ago today, the Hun-
—The 1 ilepSi’turf -of-eitheiL-lpdge garian government charged that
Atwell or Judge Davidson from~1Ymertc«n plane forced down in
the bench any titpe in the next Hungary had been on a sabotage
four- years would give the Re- mission, a charge that wsig. re-1
ment. for Instance must have a! masters WffoVn they had jtamed. | John ^rCambie, Lpbbo»k; In-in Roosevelt fn 1930.
block of seats for diplomats of
A vindictive application of the If. Lloyd, College Station; Thotpoa
“spoil spstem",_ijy_ the Repuhli- E. Rattan, Anna; William I. Chen-
After the inauguration a parade can it is figured, couRtyreact un- nult. College Station; Victor 51.
will go from the Capitol down favorably*- and hurt. t8* party’s Pziewas, Victoria; Ralph Griffin,
Constitctioji and Pennsylvania chances of becoming a real force1 Sin Antonio; Thad K. Whiteley,
THE CLIENT calls
publicans their first federal judge- jeeted ,Hy the U. S. government.
Bv MICHAEL O'MALLET
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U-LCTW, Y A RETAIMER, LDUEj WOM A
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IT'5 THE EASIEST PIVE
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HBU-O, MR. PLINlT. THIS IS THE
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MORMN6-. I WANJT THAT PRO-
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Frailey, F. W. & Woosley, Joe. The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 54, No. 287, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 3, 1952, newspaper, December 3, 1952; Sulphur Springs, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth814872/m1/2/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.