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Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955 - File 063. 1955-05. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 15, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/419/show/412.

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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 5, May 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date May 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
Type
  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
Rights No Copyright - United States: This item is in the public domain in the United States and may be used freely in the United States. The item may not be in the public domain under the copyright laws of other countries.
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Title File 063
Transcript mm CONTEST RULES LETTERS TO THE EDITORS: Write letters of 150 or less words to your favorite paper aboul anv subject of national interest. If you need more than 150 words to express your views, divide the material into two or more letters. Letters must have been published in newspaper or magazine, and clipping sent for entry. First award, $2.") cash phis 7"i six-month subscriptions to FF NKWS For persons specified by winner; second award, $10 cash plus 50 six-month subscriptions (o FF NKWS; third award, 30 six-month subscriptions to FF NEWS, With a token award of 5 records containing 10 Dan Smoot talks, for all other letters which Facts Forum publishes. Decision of judges will be made four days prior to closing of the Facts Forum I'oll each moiil h. FIRST HALF OF 1955 CONTEST: The letters submitted by you for I he ■Monthly contest will be held in compe- tion for the half-year contest ending June .if), 1955. A judging committee different from the monthly contest and ROt used heretofore will be selected for 'his contest. First award, S.'iOfl; second. $200; third. SI DO. SLOGAN: An award of $32 will be niven for the best slogan adopted for use the following •Month. Closing date is four days prior to 'he closing of the Facts Forum Poll each "'onth. Each person is invited lo keep one slogan only in Ihis competition. Entries may be changed at any time. pOLL QUESTIONS: Do you have questions regarding subjects of national interest which you feel *ould he suitable for use in our monthly 'oil? Facts Forum offers a prize of •10.00 for each question selected by our lodges for such use. Questions for the Contest must not contain more than 72 characters, including spaces, so as not to fxceed one line on the Poll Card. BACH PERSON MAV ENTKK ONLY THKKK QUESTIONS IN THK CONTEST. Questions will be judged for their current ""crest, fairness and conciseness. Keep Questions "unloaded." Questions must be Jorded so lhat thev can he answered *«s or No. SUBJECT FOR PROGRAM: Send questions to he answered on the ANSWERS FOR AMERICANS program " Pacts Forum, Dallas, Texas, Those —ho send questions which become the Jyhjecl nf a broadcast will receive a *'00 bond. Questions for "eporters1 roundup: ,, Send questions for this program to REPORTERS' ROUNDUP, Mutual Sj*oadcasting System, Washington, D. C. r J1** best three questions submitted will cceive Cyma dual-purpose docks. Hh/%i inrwU p*ovo CATIVE PROSE: , s,,n(l quotations worth reading and .J^embering. Be sure to list authors and 'Miices. Persons sending in excerpts !r,Mled in FF \ FWS w ill receive one- {••r subscriptions to FF NKWS. If ."^ters are already subscribers, they w*v in turn designate someone whom (j °>' want to receive the award subsenp- th'i"' '" ca8e "' duplication of entries l e one with the earliest postmark will * Msed. 'A('TS FORUM NKWS, May, 1955 LETTERS to the EDITORS 1st Award CHRISTIANITY OR SOCIALISM In tin- Chicago Tribune: Teaching Sunday school has real rum pensation. Somehow il is easier to reach for the higher things on week days if you have shouldered the burden of giving guidance. Hui. who writes our texts? Who in- troduced phrases like: "soeieel creed," "ecumenical," "labor justice," "unity of eill churches"? Whal has happened In phrases like "piety," "thrift,1 "love fur nation, ' "the will to work." "justice for all," "principle"? If I didn't wander from the prepared le-\ts I would In-conic ei partv lo the subornation of Christ s teachings. Christianity is for the individual, I'.' lift us up, nol lei drag us eleeu n. Wheel profit is there if we use (Ihristianity eis ee club to level u- all into ei faceless mass? Shall we use- lhe-church to destroy ourselves? Shall we he like the English weavers who destroyed their looms? Sheill we use the churches to destroy \merica's character? Wc should be deeply troubled. M/Sgt. Edward 1/. Horan Rantoul. Illinois 2nd Award HIGH COST OF DYING To the Manchester Union Leader: I have -i nt the following Idler to the Senate: "1 em raise vour pay $7.SI 10 because of the high cosl of living. You can do me less i|iein raise' the pay "I soldiers by $7.500 because of the high cosl of dying. "Who are nunc importanl lo freedom? Diel si,Inns die at Belleau Woods em.I Heartbreak Ridge? Or soldiers? "Living in Washington costs Cadillacs and cocktail parties; but dying on Iwo Jiniei cosl guts and blood and grief Unending. "Thai isu'l all of the cost today. The \me iii an soldier once fought under the protection of the Stars eunl Stripes. Now he is niaele to fight miller the bastard blue ensign of the IV whose- members. while he fights for their liberty, profit by furnishing his enemy the means to kill him; whose members, when In- is captured, run away eunl abandon him I,, the mercies of the Red enemy. Eugene R. Guild, Capt., I SA, ret. Fighting Headquarters, Fighting Men. Box 5 I!',, (il n w I Springs, (lolorado 3rd Award HUNGRY ENOUGH FOR FREEDOM To the Borger (Texas) News Herald: The firm I ?) policy ol our govern menl is paying off! The Red hordes arc now 120 mile's from Formosa in their island hopping. *l esterday il was Nan- ehi. What will il be tomorrow or nexl week? Yes then- is ei firm policy—betray our nation's friends, hui feed our nation's enemies! Giving them wheal heis propaganda value? Phooey! lias il ever hail f»r us spelled U.S.? If they gel hungry enough they will throw off the yoke ol the1 Kremlin masters. Our men were hungry al Plymouth and Valley Forge, remember? Hungry enough for FREEDOM to obtain it, and hand it down to us. In the name of Almighty God theii refuge eunl strength Iel us nol betray them. Mrs. Marcel I'illel 194 I Sharon Am.. Indianapolis, Indiana II ■::■ 4th Award SAYS SECRET MEETINGS ENDANGER FREE PRESS To tin' Dallas Times Herald: There ought to be ;i ne-w awakening of the people of our country for the freedom of the press. We have noticed for man] months a tendency of the city, county, state and federal governments to have private hearings, excluding the reporters. I hese reporters, undoubtedly, do not reporl anything excepl the actual proceedings. These' things the people' are entitled to know. Arc we not following the policies in force he'liiiiel lhe Iron Curtain? When we, the taxpayers, el<» nol rebel eijzeiinsi einv elected official or appointed official having secret sessions and shutting oul the reporters and denying us the righl In know the facts, we eire' teikin-i away the greatesl guarantee of our liberties. The taxpayers are entitled to know the facts and we must depend in a greal measure on the press. Clarence Carpenter 116 Wilson Building, Dallas. Texas 5th Award ANOTHER U.S. BLUFF To the Manchester I nion Leader: We promised to make the Reds desire peace lev "acts eil the time and place of our own choosing." Thev called our bluff, broke the Korean truce, eunl moved into Indochina. We' appeased again and warned "massive retaliation." Vgain they called our bluff -convicted Americans illegally held, and attacked the Tachen Islands. Pa»e 61 '
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