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Transcript THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE -To Plead lor a Return oJ Constitutional Government- Vol. 7 FORT WORTH, TEXAS, MARCH, 1956 No.) No Candidate Being Seriously Considered By Either Party Is Worthy of Nomination How Depraved Can If It Is All Settled Why Hold A Convention? Politicians Get? Il the internationalists in the On Monday, March 6, there was an occurrence in a Washington, D. C., hotel that, for sheer depravity in human behavior will probably not be equa1led again in a long time. Two New Deal politicians, one Democrat and one Republican slugged it ou t with each other in a ver bal bout over which party was responsible for the current at­tempts to break down segregation of the races. The combatants were Paul But­ler who serves as national chair­man of what was once the Demo­cratic Party and Congressman Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania sym­bol oi the present shadow of what was once the Republican party. Not a word of r egret or expres­sion of apology for the violation of the Constitu tion involved in this integration thing! J ust bragging and boasting for the record in orw der to influence votes for the candidates of the former two great parties. Referees of the fight were two thousand shouting, sweating Ne· groes. interspersed with a smatter~ ing of white riff-raff, who cheered and booed alternately as these two pathetic specimens of putrefied party leadership bitterly disputed Republican Party have already decided that Eisenhower is their man and if it is within the power of their candidate to say who shall, or shall not, be his running mate, what is the sense in holding a na· tional convention? It would merely mean traveling hundreds of miles and spending thousands of dollars just to journey to San Francisco, make a lot of hot air speeches and then ~n­nounce to the world somethmg that is already known. In the case of the Democrats there is at least uncertainty enough concerning the nominee as to make a convention interesting. Ail the public knows about them is that all potential nominees so far are ou tright Socialists and the chances are th at th·e worst one will be se­lected, but at least the people can watch the maneuvering, the trad­ing, the double-crossing and the last-minute switching of delegates which finally results in producing their standard bear er for 1956. It seems to us that the Repub­licans, with a cut and dried candi­date and platform, could better use all that money they will spend in holding a convention, to endow a home for r etired presidential ad-the credit for an inf=am::.::o:=us:._:a:=ct::_. _v: :.::is::.::er::_s· _~ ---- Harold Stassen and the Story Of the Farmer's Idiot Son Senator Sam J. Ervin of North Carolina, according to a Washing­ton columnist, told a witty and apt story before the special Sen­ate investigating committee in­t errogating Harold Stassen on d ~­tails o( our release of strateg1c materials to allies for reshipment to Russia. Members of the committee were trying to worm information out of Stassen concerning the secret meeting in which he participated in Paris in 1954 when we released 200 additional items heretofore embargoed from the Russians. Stassen who likes to play the role of a big-shot with a head full of top-secret information which must be withheld from such peons as members o( the United States Senate, was dodging and evading answers to questions as usual, when Senator Ervin let go. It is an old story but never was any­thing so fitting for the occasion as the tale of the idiot who, like stas­sen, kept his mouth shut and re­fused to answer questions: A farmer drove to town with his idiot son on a wagonload of cabbage. The farmer had to run an errand so he left his son to watch the wagon but before leaving he instructed the boy to ''keep your mouth shut so they won't know you're a fool". As the son waited a merchant came up to buy the cabbage. When the boy refused to open his mouth or answer any questions the mer~ chant said "you fool" and turn~ ed on his heel and left. When the farmer returned his son told him about the merchant's inquiries and added: "I didn't open my mouth, Paw, just like you said, but he found out I was a fool any way". A man may be a gentleman and a scholar in his pri· vote life and may carefully observe all the amenities which society has prescribed as the essence of correct human behavior. In his social contacts, he may meticu­lously follow the d irectives of Emily Post; in spiritual mailers, he moy subscribe to the Golden Rule and faith­fully obey the Ten Commandments and in the field of sports he may strictly adhere to Marquis of Queensbury rules. But, unless he shows equal respect for the provi· sions of the Constitution and accepts that document a s the guide book of his official conduct in administering the affairs of the American government, he is not fit to hold the great office of President of the United States. As matters now stand, there is no rainbow of hope in the political skies for the change in national policy which millions of American voters are demanding, so far as potential candidates for President on the tickets or the two major parties are concerned. Thus far, the unhappy prospect is for the same personali ties to make and break the same promises so glibly held out in 1952 which led the majority of the American electorate to believe that we were headed back toward Constitutional government. The pa rty machinery of both the Republicans and Democrats still rests in the hands of international bosses who d ictate Presidential nom­inees of each and who pour millions of dollars into the two campaign chests with complete impartiality and total unconcern as to which one wins, so long as the policies of an invisible super-government are car­r ied out by the successfu l contestant. That is why, out of 1a total population of more than one hundred million adults. including many of unquestioned qualifications for patri­otic and intelligent leadership, only those are being considered by the stooges of the international bosses for a place on both tickets who will continue to stultify the Constitution, surrender American sovereignty through treaties and executive agreements and drain off the substance of American taxpayers to replenish the treasuries or impoverished for­eign Socialist States. Americans have now learned the hard way that the so-called bi­partisan foreign policy means nothing more nor less than the repudia­tion of the differ ing principles which once distinguished the Republican and Democratic parties as separate entities with divergent views on im­portant issues, and their gradual merging into one vast international Socialist Party with world government as their common objective. That this ultimate aim has not already been achieved can only be credited to the protecting hand of a Divine Creator who tempers the wind to the shorn lamb and who likewise secures a Christian Republic against as­saults by its enemies from without and within. The debt-burdened, econom ically and militarily-disturbed State of the Union today in which global demands for men and money is constant and perpetual, stems from the refusal of national leaders to heed the advice of experienced statesmen of an earlier day who warned that we would be courting disaster if we mixed in the affa irs of foreign nations who had been squabbling and fighting each other from the beginning of history and would continue until the end of time. Our last three Chief Executives, in particular, were unable to smother their consuming ambition to play a stellar role on the stage of international affa irs and ignored and flaunted this prudent counsel by far wiser men. In the game of international intrigue in which they elected to participate, the race is to the swift and the battle to the strong and with their inept weapons o( appeasement, hesitancy and indecision, they have lost every round. (Continued on Pa,e 2) Millions of Americans Think lt-Th e Southern Conservative Says It Page2 THE SOU THERN CONSERVATIVE March, l95l. One Explanation of the Flood of Subversive Students Hold Mock Trial With Propaganda Which Is Deluging United States Their Parents as Defendants During "Brotherhood Week'' lwo mucl~,:~:~;,\~;t~~o~~g";~~:';o;s~ ~~.~:~~~~h~~v:;~:.:tio '::~;,.~:~~ Labor Board Hired Hands ~::;.:·;~·:~~~ ::,',~d•• wece w;t. ~~~~:~~~~~db~~~~~~~c~r~~=~ei~st~1~1:;~~~~r~~er:~1~e~ot~r~~~t:~e r~o;ly~any Defy Committee A La Stassen Wepredictthat,sooneror later,the American people are going to become fed up to here with the cute little custom of withholding information from the people to which they are en­titled, which is becoming a favorite indoor sport in Washington. There are so many groups, organizations and movements seeking to undermine our form o( government and way o( life that it would be easier, perhaps, to name the innocent than to enumerate the guilty. For instance, all over the United States every day of every week of e\'ery month of every year activities are carried on by certain segments of our society who stand high in public esteem that are designed to undermine established and cherished American principles, customs and traditions and to bring about the acceptance of a one-world total­itarian system as a replacement for our Constitutional government. As one of the thousand examples of this sort of activity, the Texas Council of Churches in its News Letter of March, 1956, tells of a "work­shop" for ucommunity education" which is to bring about understanding of problems in a "world order." This "workshop" will be held at Austin in the University Methodist Church April 17 and will be called "The Texas Workshop on the Churches and World Citizenship." On the face of it, that doesn't sound so bad but attend one of these "workshops," note who their speakers are, listen to what they have to say, and read the literature they put out and part of the answer to the above question will be made clear. These State Councils of Churches are a division of the parent organization, the National Council of Churches which demands recognition of Red China, the sabotaging or our immigration law, the suppression of all investigations into Communism and advocates mon­grelizatiou of the white Christian race in the United States through integration. Beginning in the White House where practically everything except information abo1 . the weather is clas­sified as "top secret" and not to be divulged to the vulgar public, the practice is spreading to other agencies. A sub-committee of the Texas Council of Churches' "Christian Social Relations Committee" is reported in this same News Letter to have met in San Antonio recently "to form suggested questionnaires for use of local organizations in qualifying candidates for the State Legis­lature," a very peculiar activity on the part of groups who strongly stress separation of Church and State. In this same News Letter tllere is notice of three "weekend re­treats" to which carefully screened "influential public school admin­istrators or teachers" will be invited all of whose expenses will be paid by the Council except tran sportation . "Top educational authorities and scholarly clergymen will give the teachers a deeper concept of their t asks," the News Let ter adds. Since when has it become the function of church groups to select public school administrators and teachers and tell them what to teach in our schools and who authorized them to give a post-graduate course in education to paid employes of tax-supported public schools of Texas? And will these "top educational authorities" and these "scholarly clergymen" who propose to "give teachers a deeper concept of their task" impress on these teachers the constant threat o~ Communist in­filtration into their profession and advise them to f1ght this deadly menace with a ll their might and resources? Will they plead with these teachers to remain firm in their faith in the American form of govern­ment and its Constitution and undertake to transmit this faith to the students in their charge? Will they explain to these teachers and administrators whose ex­penses they are going to pay, that the highest type of Christian morality on the part of an American educator consists in his undeviating loyalty to his country. allegiance to its flag and unqualified support of the Christian principles underlying the American Free Enterprise System and its matchless record in bu ilding a Republic of unsurpassed pros­perity and freedom of the individual not found in any other cou ntry on the globe? We think not and if the people of Texas, and any other State where similar activities are carried on, will make it their business to learn what goes on at such gatherings, they will ge~ a much clearer under­standing of why this country is swamped w1th propaganda for the abolishment of the American Republic in £a\'or of a totalitarian world ztate. Somewhere, We Lost It Fifty years ago, virtually every J\lethodist preacher preached for con­viction. His sermons were builded to cause men to'"lace their lostness, their dcadly sins, their undone condition, their eternal fate: if unrepentant they came before God at the judgment. In that day few i( any Methodist preach­ers questioned man's fallen state, his natural depravity, his doom if he did not repent and believe on and accept the Lord Jesus Christ as his Saviour. Fron1. press reports, it seems that James Hagerty the W:1.ite House press secretary gets more irritable by the hour. His impa­tient and short remarks to news­men indicates that he conside1- his position at least assis•ant gen­eral mana:-Jer of the ... odd instead of mereln the hired 11and of a public servant. the cross, when He died as a ransom for our sins. That the ir gospel was true to Scrip­tures has never been denied. They be­lieved and preached the Bible. They did not add to or lake from. They did not seck to modify or soften. Theirs \vas a costly Christianity. Theirs was a straight and narrow way. Discipleship meant sell-denial, cross-bearing, the following in life and conduct o[ Jesus Christ. Following the refusal of Harold Stassen to answer questions of a sen­ate sub-committee concerning a secret meeting in Paris in 1954 where Rus­sia was permitted to increase its pur­chase of strategic materials, eight ~em­ployees of the National Labor Rela­~ ions Board pulled the same disgust­mgstunt. Summoned to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activi_ties, they presented Chairman Francis Walter with letters of instruc­tion1romtheirBoardinstructingthem not to testify about loyalty-security data. Chairman Walter very justifiably ~~e; o~1 PEi~~~h~~~~;: i~!~~t~~~rp:~:; of May 17, 1954 ''incredibly stupid and designed to frustrate all Con- ~~~~;~~~~~.~.nquiries into government No Candidate The Methodist preachers I heard as a boy and young man painted man's f<lllcn nature at what it really is and boldly declared that the wages of sin is death -eternal death. They ofCered hope in Jesus Christ alone. That hope hinged not upon His teachings or His philosophy of this present life, though they considered and heralded all that as important. That hope and the onl) hope of man, according to the gospel they preached, was founded upon the ndemption \\TOu~ht by Jesus upon Robert P. Shuler, Editor The Methodist Challenge At a Negro Community center, white and Negro teenagers were brought together through the minis­trations of a white Methodist church to discuss "subject matter on integra­tion from the problems encountered in school to the possibility of inter­marriage.'' One white teenage girl blithely expressed the opinion that teenagers don't really care as they "do not have the prejudices of their parents" indi­cating how thoroughly she has learned to parrot the Red propaganda fed to youngsters in American schools, and churches. The discussion was led by a white assistant pastor of one of ihe local Methodist churches. In one of the public schools a "mock trial" was held in which the youngsters "tried" their parents for the crime of instilling "prejudice" in their minds from early infancy. A local district judge actually sat in on the "trial" and delivered a verdict. To give them credit, we do not be­lieve that either the officials of this particular school, those parli•ipating in the farce or the students realized that they were being used in a propa­ganda campaign by a certain group which is doing the same thing all over the country, and bragging about it. It will be remembered that some­thing of this sort was employed by Hitler who urged children to inform on their parents and the same idea is current in Russia where it is all in the day's work for youngsters to. turn in their parents when they waver in their loyalty to the party. Hn1! i~11 ~tt~~~:~:~. ~(~:cfu-a~~"fio~~~ {hat higher school authorities will put their foot down before the thing spreads any further. March, 1956 THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE Pagel Observance of the Birth of Christ and Singing of Our National Anthem by School Children May Be Barred by Law If the time should come-God forbid-when the Communists take us over as they have in the case of other countries, they will find one State in the American Union where the stage is all set for them and the grou·ndRwork laid for the take-over, with little adjustment necessary to bring about total conformance to Soviet procedure. That S t a t e is the Com­monwealth of New Jersey where a measure known as the AntiRDis­crimination law of 1945 is in operation with the State Commis­sioner of Education--of all people -legally functioning as a virtual dictator empowered with author­ity that is un-heard of in the his­tory of the forty-eight States which compose the American government. This authority includes the right of the State Commissioner of Education to exercise police power over all individuals, cor­porations, employment agencies and other units in the hiring of workers, permits him to ignore the "strict rules of evidence pre­vailing i_n courts _of law or equity" in holdmg hearmgs. and strikes down the fifth amendment to the Constitution of the United States in the case of witnesses who may wish to testify in their own de­fense. Above and beyond exercising h_is_ wide scope of authority in po­lJcmg employment practices in that Sta te, recent happenings there clearly indicate that the Commissioner of Education in­tends to invoke the provisions of this law to make it illegal for public school children of New Jersey to take part in any school program based on Christianity on the ground that this is "dis-crimination". · Although this law has been on the statute books of New Jersey since 1945, with later amend­ments. little was known of it out­side that State until December 6, 1955, when the superintendent of the Sayrevi11e, New Jersey, public schools issued an extraor­dinary bulletin to the school prin­cipals there. In this bulletin the Superinten­dent. Dr. Richard S. Pollock, a member of the American Associa- A Skunk by Any Other Name Smells Just as Bad The National Citizens Commis­sion for the Public Schools has fooled no one by changing its name to the National Citizens Council for Better Schools Its objectives will remain the same and its close affiliation with the National Education Association will be unchanged. It will still seek to indoctrinate lay people with the virus of Pro­gressive Education. Federal Aid to Schools. integration of \vhite and Negro schools, United Nations and UNESCO propaganda for oneR world government It is merely following the course of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. the Federal Coun­cil of Churches and other gt:oups which became so notoriously left­wing. if not subversive. that the:y were forced by outraged pubhc opinion to change their name to remove the odor. lion of School Administrators, a 1ors against the United States to department of the National Educa- <~tamp out Christianity in this tion Association advised the prin- country, beginning at school-age cipals: level, by making observances of "The purpose of this bulletin is the Birth of Christ illegal and to advisory. We are told by the State obliterate all traces of patriotism Department in charge of enforc- for their own country by denying ~:~es,t~~at~~~i~~r!~i~~~~1~ f:~~: ~~:o~lat~:~~r~nnt~eem~ight to sing ing in various parts of the State When this atheistic document with respect to the celebration of from the Sayreville School Super­Christmas by special observances intendent fell into the hands of :~:ool:.x~~~~: th\~ isth:ot ~~~li~ ~~~sj~~~Y 0r~~~~~ly~he~fo~~=t~e~! situation that could be character- :~~~stt~n~nt~eo~~~:~ha~~~~r~t;' s;~~ ized as a problem, it is one that is red and age-old symbols of Chris­growing and which will require tianity and patriotism in American our attention in the near future. public school programs. It might, therefore, be wise to be It was found that he was acting somewhat beforehand in this re- under instructions from the State ~~~~tni:~t~het~~p~a~~ i~ t~ii:~o~= JZ~;;~ss~~~~~~i~~~-at~anu~t~~~~ ~~nni~~c~f~:Sh~rn~?~1. as the situa- ~~~r~!~poet"~h!oN!l!v~er~:~n d:re~ "At this time, no specific action gation to the recent White House is indicated but it may be wise to Conference on Edrcation in Wash­consider, beginning at once, how ington. i~:ei7~is;:~s s~~~~~a~ul~ ~: ~!: tio~1~~~g~f i~~5 Ao~tit~~sS~~~~n~f ~~~~a~~~n s~e~fgi~u~C:;~~:s:~~r~~~ ~:t~h~e~i~rh doot~~~;t s!'~~i~~=!l!. f~r~ t~a~::h~~iz:nini~i~~~r:t~;,oli~ ~~n:~ro~~ht~o~:~n~~~~e~e a~n.?~~s~ ~r~ s~~rs~ssi~'~e~k s~~sW:1i~ ~i~~ criminations" against the saver­Holly" for one of the more religi- f~g~u~~~~~!~~ ~~~t~~/~~eh's t~~-~~ ~~!J.Yft 1~0 ~~: :p~~~~;~ef gyeon::a~~ visions evidently to permit this perintendent that within the fore- assumption and the State Commis- ~~e;:!~s~~[~~·l ~~yr:~~ir~~x~/t~~ ~il~~~~n;f t~~~~~ii~~ t~at~~~~usly courts that the specifically religi The law, in its own words, pur­ous aspect of the celebration be de- ports to be an act authorizing the leted from public school programs "exercise of the police power of and that it will become illegal to the State for the protection of the use some of the hymns and an- public safety, health and morals" thems that are now quite com- and to guarantee "civil righ ts" to mon and that it will be necessary the people of New Jersey. and to avoid pageants involving the na- bears down on the Communist-in­tivity, angels and similar props. It spired phrase which has now be­is suggested that it might be well come routine in all enactments to begin to re-plan this program in ·"without discrimination because this direction so that the change- of race, creed , color, national ori­over is so gradual as to be un- gin or ancestry". ~~!irc:a;~~io~o 0j~~a~:.n;i;~ed~~l~~ Acts regarded as "discrimina- Pollack''. tion" are handled under the "Di­vision Against Discrimination of With the exception of correcting the Department of Education" two of his mis-spelled words. the which the law sets up under the above is an exact quotation from direction of the Commissioner of this School Superintendent who Education and authorizes him to appears to have advance informa- issue subpoenas to any one he re­tion on plans of World Conspira- gards as having engaged in "un- Congress of Freedom To Meet in Dallas A call for their annual meeting has been issued by the Congress of Freedom from its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, to be held at Dallas, April 5, 6 and 7th at the Adolphus Hotel. According to the announcement, people will be there who "believe in the United States, and who are trying to point the way back to solvency-, freedom, sanity". There is usually an amusing angle to everything, no matter how seTious. In the violent racial tumult in Al~bama, some outside newspaper correspondent set off giggles throughout the South by referring to the Negro woman stooge of the NAACP who tried to get into the State university there as a ''co-ed". To off-set what they may learn in school and college, American students should be told by their ].-.J.rents that the American fol·m of govenunent is the best govern­ing system ever devi~ed and that the depLorable State of the Union is due to the fact that the govern­ment has been adminis .. ered by Socialists and one-worlders for more than twenty y !ars and not to any defect in our form of gov­ernment. In some cases, unfortu­nately, these students are being given information to tlte effect that v:.tr system of government has "proved inadequate" and silnilar Socialistic pap. Only the parents can overcome this tripe by e:r­plaining fully the pt:.rposes, and limitations of our government and their abuse in recent years. For a place where billions of dollars are tossed away as casually as one would hand a stick of can­dy to a baby, Washington has sure worked itself up over a mere lit­tle $2500 campaign contribution. lawful employment practice'' compels them to produce "records, correspondence, documents or other evidence in obedience to the subpoena of the Commissioner ... " and "no person shall be excused from testifying on the ground that the testimony or evidence required of him may tend to incriminate him" , and the Commissioner shall "not be bound by the strict rules of evidence prevailing in the courts or equity". Although it is an act claimed to be set up to "protect the public safety, health and morals" of the people of New Jersey nowhere is there any definition of the quali­fication of applicants for jobs who may be regarded as bemg ''dis­criminated" against in the event they are refused employment. In practical application It could work out this way: a qualified white man and an incompetent Negro man could apply for the same JOb. If the white man were hired and the Negro turned down, the em­ployer could be in violation of a law des1gned to "protect the pubR lie safety, health and morals·' of the State. That this law is ultimately to be used in attempts of certain groups throughout the world to stamp out Christianity in the Uni­ted States has been proved by the Sayresville Superintendent o ! P u blic Schools in his communica­tion to local principals a lthough it is doubtful if even the Socialists, one-worlders, mongrelizers and other subversive elements who wrote it and passed it through the New Jersey legislature realized that it would eventua1ly become the implement for striking down the Christian faith and patriotism of future citizens of that great State. In brief, this Anti-Discrimina­tion law which now disgraces the statute books of the State of New Jersey is a miniature Genocide, UNESCO and Human Rights cov­enant aJI rolled into one and in the event of Soviet invasion, all the officials of that State will have to do is move over and let the Communists crawl in bed with them. Project in California Causing Citizens to Fear the Worst Substantial citizens of Malibu, Cali­fornia. are very much disturbed over something being promoted in their midst called The Malibu Enchanted Boundary World Cultural Center of the Arts, Crafts and Sciences, and we don't blame them. The name is enough to scare anybody. Add to this lh(' fact that the project is reported to be financed by tlw Fund for the R('public and it's enough to cause goose pimples Malibu, like most California town>;. is thickly in!ested with pinkos since trainloadsofalienshavepouredin, ~~ar~cen sent in, to that area for We sympathize wilh sive patriots of Malibu their worsl fears are fied. Page_. The Southern Conservative A MONTHLY PUBLICATION OF EDITORIAL OPINION WITH NATIONAL CIRCULATION IDA M. DARDEN, Ed;tor Editorial Offices Flatiron Building Fort Worth, Texas Phcne FA-2089 Price $5.00 Per Year (Ev•ryp•idsub5cribtrlllnlitledtoon• frusubseription tob•stntfo•nyplrson ef hh ehoosing.) S•nt .,..lthout cost to m•mbtrs of Congrtu, m•mbtrs of St•l• l•gid•tures, Gov•rnort, •nd oth•r public. offid.ts, th: w~:1~~~ if::k:; a~a:a~l;\;~~~ against the storm. THE TENTH AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES: We've Had Entirely Too Much Ado About Nothing We sincerely hope that the ac­tion of the officials of Alabama University in expelling the Lucy woman ends the matter once and for all time. The American people have been subjected to enough sob stories on the affair by pro-Communist staff writers and columnists who rushed into the area and acted as ii the mere continuance of an un­broken tradition by a Southern University constituted a major disaster. Their tear-jerking press releases were enough to gag a vulture and especially in view of the obvious delight of the Lucy woman at all the attention she was able to muster. On arrival in New York where she was pawed over by pinks, she performed like a Hollywood star and grinned from ear to ear as she posed for snap­ping cameras. She probably wouldn't take ten thousand dollars for the experi­ence and should be very grateful to the saps of the "unbiased" press who helped her put the farce over. She cared . nothing, of course, about entenng the University of Alabama so far as the educational angle is concerned and was mere­ly serving as a stooge for those who are workin~ the integration ~~~~;t~lt· for all tt is politically The incident should at least ~erve the good purpose of warn­mg Moscow that so far as this country i.s c~ncerned 1 the area of Commumst mfluence ends at the :'-labama border. From an Alabama atto1·ney: "Yo·u are to be commended for your unceasing fight on integra­tion. 1 feel t1zat you have had much to do with the almost South­u: ide determination to combat the un-Constitutional ruling of the Supreme Court in which they at­tempted to break down once and forever the great doctrine of States Rights". THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE Ma.ch, 1956 Voice of Early American President An Ominous Sign (The Fort Worth Star-Telegram) Whispers A Warning From Grave One of the most chilling incidents yet to appear in the South's fight Franklin Pierce who was inaugurated President of the United against desegregation ot its public States on March 4, 1853, was never singled out by history as a particu- schools got only a paragfaph in mOst larly great statesman, but in his inaugural address he made observations newspapers, but it is deeply signifi-which should class him among the immortals. ~i~~tsh?! ~~t~:e~~it111% w~~~~;1 ~~~J N:~:~ His words o( warning uttered more than a hundred years ago are peoples themselves. tragically appropriate in this good hour when the Federal government It was the clamorous and unani-constantly seeks to usurp authority belonging to the States: · ~~~usotp:r~~~~~~iio~1 e a~~f~;m:Cd~~~~ HThe dangers or a concentration of all power in the general govern- funds to move Negroes from Alabama ;:~th:rv: ~o~~~tl~;.:;o~::::::~;~t •;~ut;:;:~;~~~ ~~::y d~:~:~~~=~; :~e~e!;~n~n~~~~:e0rn:~.~~~~~~! where to regard strictly the limits imposed upon them by the Constitution of Naturally, no one in the Senate had the United States. The great scheme of our Constitutional liberty rests ~:Y .::%:c:~;ii~~btl~~tb~~c~h~,~=:o~:~r~~ upon a proper distribution of power between the State and Federal nevertheless re!lects a state of mind authorities, and experience has shown that the harmony and happiness which is new and dangerous. Such a of our people must depend upon a just discrimination between the :~~~u!io;e;;u~=o~a~h~eenp~~~~ss~~~ separate rights and responsibilities of the States and your common Negroes long have lived together in rights and obligations under the General Government; and here, in my Alabama with- more than tolerable opinion, are the considerations which should form the true basis of harmony and in many cases genuine future concord in regard to the questions which have most seriously affection. No white Alabamian would disturbed public tranquility. If the Federal government will .confine have seriously advocated driving his itseiC to the exercise of powers clearly granted by the Constitution, it ~~fr~f ~~~g~0°~~h~~h~f ~~~r~t~fw~~~ can hardly happen that its action upon any question should endanger has been considered as much a part the institutions or the States or interfere with their right to manage of the Southern scene as the Dixie matters strictly dom~stic according to the will of their own people ... " landscape itself. Would to God this fundamental understanding of the American form of government could be pounded into the thick skulls of those in control o( the executive1 legislative and judicial branches of govern­ment, all of whom have repeatedly violated this organic law of the Re­public. Pointing out what could happen to our country i( it departed from the wise provisions of the Constitution as formulated by the founders, President Pierce added in this same inaugural address: "Let it be impressed upon all hearts that, beautiful as our fabric is, no earthly power or wisdom could ever re-unite its broken fragments. Standing, as I do, almost within view of the green slopes of Monticello, and, as it were, within reach of the tomb of Washington, with all the cherished memories of the past gathering around me like so many eloquent voices of exhortation from heaven, I can express no better hope for my country than that the kind Providence which smiled upon our fathers may enable their children to preserve the blessings they have inherited." The Schools That Were to Be Heaven Protect Us An 'Example for the Nation' From the Psychiatrists OHicials of an "integrated" jun­ior high school in Washington, D. C., are greatly disturbed over the disappearance of more than fo~r hundred pieces of school cafetena silverware since last September when the ''noble experiment11 in education was put into full e£fect, according to a Washington daily newspaper. Worried teachers were faced with the proposition of either mak­ing students walk out on their hands as they left in the afternoon or removing temptation by lock­ing up the silver and letting the pupils eat with their fingers. They finally compromised by requiring each student to put up a cash deposit for his knife, fork and spoon each noon which is re­turned when the silverware is brought back to the cashier. It was revealed that the plan may have to be put into eUect in other VYash­ington schools. The matter offers food for thought on the part of the "psy­chologists" who, with a Swedish Marxist, were called on to pinch­hit for the American Constitution when members of the Supreme Court decided to by-pass that great document in cooking up a weird arrangement for American school procedure. Will children who have been taught that stealing is a crime be able to exert wholesome influ­ence on o£fenders and bring them up to their level of honesty or will those who pilfer as instinctively and naturally as they breathe, con­~~~~ f~~e non-stealers to their way It looks like the American peo­ple are going to have to take steps to protect themselves from the psychiatrists whose plans for ac­quiring control of the human mind are getting bolder by the hour. According to the Los Angeles E~aminer, January 9, 1956, Dr. Nicholas A. Bercel, a psychiatrist of Beverly Hills listed as a great advancement a new method of "inducing mental illness" in a nor­mal person by the injection of s~mething called "lysergic acid dtethylamide" in order that mental specialists might experiment and study the results of this self-in­duced mental illness. Thus, psychiatrists seem to con­sider their function not only to unscramble mixed-up minds but to deliberately latch on to a normal mind and louse it up in order to have a subject for experimentation i': cas~ a bonafide nut is not con­Vlently at hand to serve as a hu­man guinea pig. This, if we may be permitted to say so, seems to be going a bit far afield in the matter of mental re­search. ."I am ~o!l'vinced in my own mmd that tt ts unconstitutional for American taxpayers' funds to be scat~ered ol!er the W?Tld to support fore!gn n.atwns but m view of the stramed mterpretations our cottrts a:e placing on constitutional ques­ttons, I do not have too much hope" --Go:'ernor. Bracken Lee of utah who 1s testmg the matter in the courts or trying to. We really don't ~~~emco~~~ts for redress of wrongs Now comes the Senate of a South4 ern ~egislature with an explosive, emotiOnal demand for the Yankees to come and get him, for the South doesn't want him or need him. This Js what happens when well-inten­tioned but misin!ormed people incite a quarrel between old friends. Of course the Alabama Senate doesn't mean what it says. It couldn't. But no calm man arose on the Senate floor to ~egffr~s~v~;a~'ot\~ \~:~t~~d0~n~n n~:~~dtl;~ the South, and that, whether needed or not, he definitely was not wanted in the North. Ye~, and this is the tragic part of it, h; w1ll not be wanted in the South ~~~~=~ ~fcc~~~~~~i;t~~~l 1 ?s11 ~u1;.:~~~r~n~~ the racial hatred that already is be- ~i~~~~~~~l;~~=a~~t~h~~~~~~fe!~~.~~~~ pers are getting short. Good will is evaporating into the miasma of in­tolerance that always follows any viol~nt rupture of social practice and trad1tion. We can not see what is at the end of this hideous situation. If it con­tinues, those whose interest in it is more academic than real, more ab­stract than practical, will surely feel the effects of it, and will realize per­haps too late the consequences of their impracticed tampering with laws and customs whose meaning and purpose they do not understand. And, if we are permitted a prophecy, the g:eatest victim will be the Negro h1mself, who will live as an alien in a land cold to his presence and indifferent to his needs. . uAlZ States should follow the lea~ of the Southern States-for wh~le oth~r States may differ in ~he~r f.eelmgs on the segregation ~sue, mvolved here is the ques­tton of whether nine men shall set themselves up as aU-power· ful, completely irresponsible dic­tators, with the announced pur­pose. as expressed by the Chief J~ttce w~o said that as a Repub­ltcan offtce-lwlder, he believed he would be morally obligated to use whatever means might be necessary to carry out the party platform"-Congressman L. Whit­ten of Mississippi. F:om a member of the State Legtslature in Florida: "1 depend on the daily papers for news about flood_s, fire, murder and all types of dtsaster and crime but when I want the low-down ~n the state of the union, I rely on the South­ern Conservative. Even 1JOUr fill­ers are unusual and are little gems of wisdom and are not me1·ely used to fill up space. Lady, you sure are doing some powerfulwr~ting". e, !h ,i_s te lf 't IT "" 1• ll r- ,'_f d d 'e d Lt March, 1956 THE SOUTHERN CONS ERVATIVE Page 5 Obscene Books in Illinois School 'The First Point of At tack Is Put Marin County in the Shade The Brain of American Youth' . The Southe.rn Conservative is ~ene~ally credited with being the ~~f:~yp::r:~.~~~~s~do~~~~~it:~.ew~~eCs~~!~~~I~nt~h~~~~f~~~ ~~~h~n~~~~i~~~ m the public schools of Mann County, in that State. out t~:.t~~~~~:; ;::;~~~:~st~e~~~=~~t~~ ~l t~!~rfc~~f!c~~i~~~ ~:~~~~i Educatt?n As,sociahon, thos~ reading the material were shocked beyond e~press10n. 'IJ~e NEA publicly congratulated Marin County school of­ficials for thetr refusal to remove the books from their libraries and extolled them for their courage in making this pornographic literature available to young students. on tJ!0;f~~i~ws~~~1~l;::Je~bd0e~i:::~~et~:~~ t~~d~~~~c~~btb~~~s PaU:~~f-a~ le to childr~n there ~s mere 5_unday Sc~ool material when compared ~;~t~st~~~~ ~~~~hu~~~~~:e~uf~l:~i~~~~o~~.n a small city in Illinois, ex- Parents there, after getting special permission from Washington to transmit the materi~l through the United States mails to adults only, have furnished us w1th documented evidence of a course of instruction in sex education for pupils from the 7th to the 12th grades in the public schools there of such foul and depraved nature as to defy belief. We would not print a line of the material supplied us from some of the school's reference books for all the money in Fort Knox and those who are interested in informing themselves of the ex lent of organized vice being fostered by school officials in some areas of the nation will have to get their evidence direct. This they may do by writing Mrs. Harold Wilber, President Parents Unlimited, Oreana, Illinois; Mrs. Richard Phillips, Argenta, Illinois; or Mrs. Everett H. Wheeler, Oreana, Illinois, enclosing fifty cents to pay cost of photostats. Any hope that the National Edueation Association will conduct any sort of investigation into a ~it!J.ation of this sort is futile. While it unde!~ takes to exercise supervision over the curricula of American pubhc schools, they send their educational Gestapo only into places where pro­Communists are threatened with discharge when their goon squads rush into the area to protect violation of uacademic freedom" but the inclu­sion of obscene reference books for young boys and girls in public schools gets either no attention or NEA approval. Many Teachers and Preachers Have A Perverted Conception of Their Jobs The tragic defect in educational instruction being currently given American youth from kindergar­ten on up through college, is the gross misconception of many edu­cators concerning the responsibil­ities of their job. They have boldly set themselves up as possessing some sort of di­vine authority to mold the econo­mic and political thinking of stu­dents and to break down the mor­al values and social attitudes which these students have ac­quired from their parents who are the proper custodians In such mat­ters. The same misconception of their job prevails in the case of min­isters of the gospel, also. In recent years, many of them have come to feel that they are called on to solve all the economic, politi­cal and social problems of the universe and to construct a brave new Socialist one-world to sup­plant the "Evil Capitalistic sys­tem" which has provided them with the money to build million­dollar churches, draw down ex­ecutive- type salaries and ride around in Cadillacs. It is 1·umored t 1t at powerful Texas oil men, i1·ked by t1te veto of the bill to free natural gas f1·mn Federal cont1·ols and the shabby treatment accorded one of their fraternity because of cam­paign donations, will sit on their hands when check-writing time comes around in the 1956 elec­tion. Any Southerner who claims to be anti-Communist and who, at the same time, can see nothing alarming in the Supreme Court's demand for "integration" can talk until he is blue in the face without convincing us of his genuine concern in stamp­ing out Communism. Mongreliza­zation of the white race is one of the first requisites in setting up a one -world Communist govern­ment and the racial violence existing in the Sout1t right now is the result of action taken on orders from Moscow and its spokesmen. We had as well face the fact that, thanks to the National Education Association, Columbia Teachers College and similar ed'tt­cational transmission belts a la1·ge propo1·tion of the American teach­ing fraternity has been indoctri­nated with Communist ideology which they aTe passing on to the pupils within t1teir charge. The day is fast coming, if, indeed, it is not already here, when nothing but b1·azen young Reds witt emerge from our educational in­stitutions. If the lawrnalce1·s who voted the approp1·iations for the con­struction of huge dams all over the country had exercised an idta of statesmanship, they would have included provisions that they were to be used exclusively for flood prevention and that, in no case, were they to provide power in competition with private indus­tTy. The tax-exempt Tennessee Valley Authority is a case in point which is a blood-sucking devise compelling aU American taxpay­ers to help pay the utility bills of the people served by this indus­trial leech. It is a re·roach and a blot on the name of every mem­ber of Congress who voted for it. Why do so many individuals and groups of Americans insist on presenting only half a subject in the discussion of vital matters of great interest to all the people? The American Association of School Administrators, an off­shoot of the National EduL:ation Association, for instance, J~H~cti•Jg in Atlantic City recently gave out the statement that "If it were left to the pupils, the problem of seg­regation would soon be resolved. Most of the opposition comes from parents and grandparents." There was no attempt whatever to explain why this is true, and the impression was left, as it was intended to be left, that there was something radically wrong w it h the thinking and reasoning of par­ents and grandparents and that the viewpoint of pupils was sound and unchallengeable. The truth is, of course, that the reason for acceptance of integra­tion or any other immoral and de­grading proposal by modern stu­dents is the constant barrage ol Communist propaganda which has been hurled at American youth for almost a quarter of a century through the mediums of govern­ment agencies, schools and churches and such transmission belts as Americans for Democratic Action and similar groups. The average American high school and college student is us unfamiliar with the doctrine of Americanism as a Hindoo or a sun­worshipper and if he comes out of a university with anything oth­er than a well-grounded set of to­talitarian ideals, it is because of the watchfulness of parents who have been able to off-set the in­fluence of the teaching fraternity. As Dr. Fred Schwarz, the noted Australian expert on Communism, says, the first point of attack by the Communists is the brain of ..,. American youth and, from the re­sults, it is clear that the Soviets have done a bang-up job in this respect, with the assistance of pro­Communists in American educa­In other words, teachers are tional and religious circles. more and more trying to usurp au­thority which properly belongs in the home and are making infringe­ments in this field which would once have earned them a good horsewhipping by outraged par ­ents, and they should be dealt with through some similar, ii more modern, form of punishment now. A strike on the part of church members when the collection plate is being passed would seem to be in order and a wholesome deterrent to such anti-Christian antics would be a widespread de­mand that s u c h preachers get back to the pulpit and stay there. The wholesale perversion of members of two of the highest and noblest professions in American civilization stems from the Na­tional Education Association in the case of teachers and from the National Council of Churches in respect to preachers. Powerful Arm of the Invisib le Government Nestles Near the U.N. Teachers have one, and o n 1 y one, function and that is to instruct students entrusted to their care in the subjects to which they are as­signed and when they venture outside this field, they should be kicked out without notice. From a subscriber in Pomona, California: "T he messages in your outstanding newspaper are like atomic bombs; reading it is like ~~;~i~a~ ~~~1-~sion of rich red From a student at Georgetown !fniversity. Washington, D. C.: One of my teachers recently gave me a copy of your very fine paper and I am much impressed by it. It is ven; gratifying to dis­cover that there i.e; at least one truly American paper among the New Deal press • . • " The poison of Socialism at the top is seeping down to corrupt and contaminate these two most es­sential callings of human society in all the lower levels. There's not one chance in ten thousand that any investigating conunittee of the Congress would touch the subject with a ten-foot pole, but if they would conduct a full-fledged probe into a certain group, part of the cloak of J;nys­tery concerning the invisible gov­ernment which rules the United States, would be torn away. This group is the 1000-member Council on Foreign Relations one Ordinarily, our sympathy is with. of the least publicised and most those who are the victim of two- ~1~~~~-~~~~~~~he:ve~ab=~~e~b?e~ timing friends but in the case of together for the purpose of di­Mr. Nixon, we find that our tear recting national policy in history. ducts refuse to yield a drop of CFR is the most powerful un~ moisture. der-cover policy-making group in the world and while its member­Senator Alan Bible of Nevada 3ays he will not run for the Senate when his first term ends. It must be a Herculean task to try to mea­sure up to the high standard of statesmanship set by the late be­loved Senator Pat McCarran. ship consists largely of those whose names seldom appear in public print, they represent only top-flight figures who exert final authority in all phases of national ~~: ~~;:~~~~0~~1 n~~!~~i!r ~~~1~~: ternational banking, labor, sci-ence, religion, education, the press, worldwide communication systems, and industry-with one member in the United States Sen­ate and one on the Supreme Court. Influence and direct contacts of its membership is worldwide in scope and its tentacles reach out into every country of the globe. There is strong reason to bel iev& that it constitutes the political ac­tion arm of the international con­spiracy for dismantling the Amer­ican Republic and its eventual in­clusion into a one-world govern­ment. Headquarters of the group are maintained close by the United Nations in New York and its acti­vities are financed by the big tax­exempt Foundations. Nothing will be done about this all powerful and invisible super­government appendage, of course, but it is well for Americans \Vho never heard of it to, at least, know of its existence. THE SOUTHERN C,ONSERVATIVE __________M_ .,_ch, 195& Betrayed Americans Are Hot Under Collar and Prepare to Fight Back When the Federal Treasury Department which has granted tax­exemption to numberless organizations of doubtful loyalty, refused a similar grant to For America, on the ground that its objectives were political, leaders of that movement decided to disband as an educational body and re-organize as a political factor in truth and in fact. Consequently, they are now engaging in a form of political action which, in cooperation with similar groups throughout the country, is offering hope to long-suffering Americans for relief from the inter­nationalist- controlled leadership which has plagued the nation for al­most a quarter century. Headed by sane, able and courageous executives and with strong and locally prominent advisory boards in 33 of the 48 States, For Amer­ica has gone straight to the heart of the malady now draining the life­blood out of the American Republic by propo'sing five remedial steps which that group intends to sponsor: Protect the Independence ?f the United States; Protect the Solvency of the United States; Mamtain Peace with Honor; Safeguard the Constitutional Rights of the 48 States and the People; Destroy the Communist Conspiracy and Abolish Social­Ist Bureaucracy. To protect the Independence of the United States, For America ~ro­poses passage of the Bricker ~mendment or an effective alter.nah.ve, keeping out of the Atlantic Umon and World Government, termmatmg the infamous Status of Forces treaty, reverting to policies of George Washington and the Monroe Doctrine, demanding that candidates for President give voters clear-cut choice in foreign policy, that United Na­tions be reorganized as Association of non-Communist States or that we wilhdraw from the UN as now constituted. To Protect the Solvency of the United States, the?' would protect wage earners by limiting Federal taxes, Fede.ral sp~ndmg and bor~ov:­ing, balancing the budget and reducing pubhc debt; the~ would llm1t foreign spending, safeguard American markets for Amencan farmers, laborers and manufacturers; make reciprocal trade agreements mutually beneficial, take government out of business and thereby save thirty­seven billion tax dollars per year. no r:r~i~:i~~!~1 ~~~~:s ~~t~ ;!~~tc;'o~0;h~~~~~~~ 'S~~i~sh:,~~ u:ir~~i~; threatened, make full use of our industria~ potentic~l, cre.ate effective, instantly-ready, war deterrent--overwhelmmg Amencan air ~upremacy, supported by modern land and ~ea forces, reject old-fash10ned mass Army concept and abolish conscnption. To halt the Federal drive toward Socialism, they would enforce Articles IX and X of the Bill of Rights and leave the complete and ex­clusive control of public education to the States. To Destroy the Communist Conspiracy and ~bolish Soci~list B~­reaucracy, For Americ~ asks. s~~port of Congre_ss10nal Committee~ ln investigating Commumst ~ctlv1t1es, the .upholdt.ng of th.e. McCan an­Walter Immigration Act, withdrawal of d1pl?mahc. recogmbon of Com­munist countries, abolishment of monopoly m busmess, l~bor and li!ov­ernment, abolishment of the withholding tax,. guara.nteemli! th~ nght to work and the right of those who work to receive their earn~ngs m full. So there we have it in black and white-a calm apprat~al of gov­ernmental measures which are rapidly .destr~ying th~ Repubhc and sane ~~~~~i~a~!1 f~~v~~~i~;~~.r~~~o:n:~t~;:~~c~h;'~~~i~?,~~t~~[~~~~air~!;~;d except by internationalists, one-worlders and the f~re1gners~ftrst boys who are falling all over each other's feet. in the national capital. It is because our duly elected representatives in C01~gress have evaded their sworn duty to the people an~ h~ve become caphv~s of CIO, ADA. U.N., NAACP and other transmtsston bel~s !or national a~d World Socialism that responsible Americans are ahg~mg themsel.ves m ~:~~~~~~~o~~~G~C::r:'~t:nt~W~. ~~~1>~:;l;~a~;a~~~~~;~dee~~t~;:t~! :;a~t~~~~a~~ya;~z:~~~~~~~~o;~b~:~~r~:~~i ;~db~~~~~~p~~=dtoo~r~o~~ do something about it. Sam Rayburn Walks Right Out on A Limb If there is one thing that politic­ians dread worse than taking a dose of castor oil, it is being caught on the side of consistency. No sooner had the Democrats d~­cided to use the state of the Presi­dent's health as the basis of their campaign attacks than the Honor­able Sam Rayburn, "Mr. Fair Dealer" himself, came out and sug­gested that Lyndon Johnson be groomed as a favorite son of Texas and put up for the office. on the Democratic ticket, forgetting that this fair-haired darling of Duval County had also suffered a heart attack sometime ago. While the performance of a man's heart, liver, kidneys or giz­zard would seem to be a rather odd way to evaluate his capacity for leadership. i( this is going to be the yardstick by which his qualifi­catiOns are measured, then it should be uniformly used. L. A. Republicans Irked at Selection of Case as Speaker Bona fide Republicans in Les An­geles are up in arms against theRe­publican Central Committee of Los Angeles County because of speaker who appeared on the Washingt.on's birthday program at Sinai Temple in that city. They are protesting that Clifford Case of New Jersey, who was the guest of honor on that occasion, hardly is a fitting spokesman for the type o! patriotic statesman which they con­~ i:ee~. the martyred President to have Case's association with the Ford Fund for the Republic, his opposi~ lion to McCarthy's investigation into Communism and his support of civil rights legislation, wel!are handouts and his general left-wing record was given as the basis of their opposition. Hil selection waa characterized by local right-wing members of the party as a "kingsize" blunder on that part of those who invited him to make the address, In Revised Magruder Text Book Author Merely Sweeps Dirt Under Carpet One of the many Socialist text books which have been used in the public schools has been Magruder's "American Government" which presents forceful arguments in favor of Karl Marx' philosophy and ne­glects to point out the superior advantages of our own matchless system of free enterprise. Such a storm of protest has arisen over it by outraged parents and patriotic groups that, ever so often, it is withdrawn from the schools and several half-hearted attempts have been made to revise it since the author's death several years ago. The latest revision was by one William McClenagham and his version is now up for re-instatement in the public schools An analysis of this 1956 edition shows that the revision was not a clean-up job but rather a cover-up deal in which the dirt has merely been swept under the carpet. It is an improvement over the old editions, of course, but it still has a long way to go before ~t ca~ be regarded as a thoroughly Ameri~an text book expressing Amencan 1deals and capable of properly shapmg the economic thinking of American youth. The propaganda in this volume is more cleverly presented than in the old editions and praise of Socialism is more subtle and subdued. While American institutions are presented to advantage, one-sided in­formation about such international organizations as the United Nations, NATO and UNESCO gives them far greater commendation. The United Nations as a great medium of world peace is extolled and its buildings in New York are held out as a .symbol of hope f~r people all over the world. All reference to Alger H1ss as the. UN archi­tect has been carefully omitted and there is no mention of thts agency's failure to achieve the objectives promised by it.s sponsors. Perhaps its most fantastic cJp.im ~oncerni~g the UN is its assertion that this body "settled the Arab-Jewish war m Palestine" which will no doubt be received with surprise by American and British diplomats who didn't know that it was settled and who are at the moment fran­tically engaged in an effort to stop the violence in that area where Arabs and Jews are firing at each other daily, while the United Nations d?es nothing. The book also claims that the UN prevented the .Soviet U~10n from seizing the Iran oil fields, another surprising accomphshment smce the Soviets are known to be poised and ready to seize this property when the time is right. The book seeks to achieve an impression of impartiality by giving a few authors in the bibliography, whose Americanism is unchallenged such as Martin Dies, Douglas MacArthur, Jesse Jone.s, Francis Walter and Arthur Bestor and the Freeman Magazine is also hsted. But authors with Communist front records and those of known left-wing views out­number the others ten to one. There are listed, for instance, Norman Thqmas, Max Lerner, Rich­ardS. Childs, Clark M. Eichelberger, Thomas I. Emerson, John K. Gal­braith, Harl Douglas and Charles A. Beard all of whom have one or mo~e Communist front citations. Lerner and Beard later reformed but then· books listed in the bibliography were written at the most radical period of their careers. , The bibliography also lists such well-known leit~winge~s as GifCo~d Pinchot, HenryS. Commager, Walter Lippman, David Lihenthal, Enc Savareid, Oscar Handlin, Jacob V. Javits, Dean Acheson, Joseph and Stewart Alsop, Arnold Rose and Richard L. Neuberger. In view of the existing wave of "liberalism" that is sweeping the United States, perhaps this book is the b~st that .we can hoJ?e for but the denial of all-American text books to,.a1d Amen~an youth m prep~r­ing for future citizenship, constitutes a crime agamst them for which there can be no atonement. As Americans Peacefully Sleep Their Republic Is Sold Out Another sinister organization dollars annually in the aggregate has joined the hundreds now. ac- • to achieve a ''common ob.jective." tive1y working to place the U~ut~d Then, it is added in the literature States in a one-wor~d S?ctahst of World Goodwill, "there are a !:"c:t~:;::,n;s :~e.oc':~~cg~·~~~g!~~~ ~~lsefC:e;:~~r~b~c~~~d q~i~~Yu ~~ !~at;~~ o~~~~t~hi:~ ~h~~;~~~:a~~ worl~ problem.s." . the eventual dissolution of the Th1s g~oup ~s JUSt one o~ hun- A~~~C:u~f~efsuc~li~ World Good- ~~~s ot0:~rl~m~~:er~::n;n a~~: will and like all similar groups as claimed, "contributing.billions" it makes' its pitch on doing good for the "common objective" and for humanity. when. we think of all. this power It describes itself as a "service and 1 n f 1 u e n c e bemg exerted group" composed of men and against the continu.ance of t~is women who are members of "one country as a scrvere1gn Republic, humanity in one world." we can but shudder at the th~ught They tell us that other "service of the f~ture of all the Amencans groups" working with them are wh~ wlll have slept peacefu.lly often .cinternational in influence" durmg the gradual transformation such as UNESCO, Rotary Inter~ of the land of their birth into a national, World Council of Church- one-world slave state es, English Speaking Union, World As in the case of most of the Brotherhood, benevolent organiza- organizations of t h i s character, lions connected with Labor Un- this World Goodwill outfit is tax­ions, Fraternal Groups and Stu- exempt and it boldly announces dent Exchanges" and it is claimed that funds contributed to it are that "members of these groups tax-free - thanks to the Treasury contribute effort and billions of Department of the United States. in ed. In-ns, led lor hi­¥' s ~: nd ~~= ch >te ps >e­> d, ts" nd ·er ed 1iS ic, ;ht ns lly on he er, ry es. M•rch, 1956 THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE There Used to Be A Word for South Serves Official Notice ~~noJ~:: J.~!;:::,~~r ~id to the Enemy Of Intent to Fight Integration kansas was justifiably indignant Without flourish or fanfare and ~~u:aei~~:~o~3tr~ ::c~eet ~~~t~i: Five Thousand Fed-Up Americans Indicate ~~~h ~:~~~~~~ 0:h~~;a7,~~e~~i~~~ in Paris during August of 1954, Th M one hundred of the most powerful ~~re;~hi~~ reo~~v:~~~,.,~~~~~:~ ere ay Be Some Changes Made This Fall ;~~b~;~r:\~~t~o~~u~~~r.':fy c.~~: items from the list previously em- By far the largest, and perhaps national forums - always with ved notice to the world that the bargoed to Soviet Russia. the most significant, political dignity, efficiency and poise. segregation ruling by the Supreme At this Paris meeting, repre- gathering since the Presidential The speakers discussed the po- Court which is ''a clear abuse of sentatives from the American campai~ns of 1952, took place at litical facts vf life straight from judicial power that has sown hat­State, Commerce, Defense and Carneg1e Hall in New York on the shoulder a n d pulled no red and su~picion throughout the Treasury Departments were pres- Washington's birthday. punches. To the accompaniment South" w1ll be opposed with ent and, of course, the ubiquitous It was the occasion of a national of thunderous applause, they ex- every lawful means within their Harold Stassen tagged along. As a meeting called by For America pressed the belief that, with the power. ~:~ul~o0! i~e~~r t~~r'W~:s~a~~ll~~: :ight-~:~~~ a~~ti~~r ~~uhrs~f ti~: ~i~~t 0 ~utA~~~!~~·~ngmi~~~~!rv~~ fo~~h:es:~~1o!~:e ~~~esJa~~~;~~~~ hundred more items for builrl:ing in years, the Hall was jammed to tives, there will be some changes condition ere lted by this decision r~ ~~fi~s ~~~. potential the better }~u~alh~c~~~0~f tf~~~e~h~~s:;.d with ::~~ this Fall, in policies and in :~~ k~~~~~e~; ~~!~;:d ~~~~=~f~ Senator McClellan charged that Speakers included Brigadier When five thousand busy Amer- ves to resist forced integration and the White House had withheld this General Bonner Fellers, retired ican citizens from various sections to bring about a reversal of this information from Congress and Army official who is as straight- of the country leave their homes ruling which they hold to be con- 1he people although the truth is talking in the political arena as and business to travel all the way trary to the Constitution. Briefly, that Senator Joe McCarthy found he was straight-shooting on the from one to a thousand miles to the position of these senators and out about it and warned his col- battle field; William F. Buckley hear such outspoken and forth- House members is as follows: ~e;f~~: ~~~~s :;!~~ ~~h~:dtd.ned t~~et~~~n~~i %~~1~e;r:ti:~r~~cd ~~~~:~e~~=~!n~J~~ rso~ ~~~i~: on 1t~:wco~:~i~~~fc:n o~: ;:~i~~~~ ro~t s~?fre~t~,P tl~~eer ~~! ~~\~e~ ~~~~c;~~~~t~~ny~fe ~~fe:~er~~~i~~ ~~~~~usi~~ t~:t ri~~~Y a~~dn~~bff~ damentallaw of the land." when Senator McClellan gave the one of the nation's top-flight au- opinion ana{ysts, political column- 2. "We decry the Supreme details of the meeting and listed thorities of atheistic Communism ists and president-makers would Court's encroachments on rights some of the materials which, un- on college campuses; Ron. Clar- do well to give this fact a whirl. reserved t~. the states and to the der this secret agreement, are now ence Manion former Dean of No- While no gathering of as many people ... being sent by way of our "allies" tre Dame law school who was as fifty members of a subversive 3. "We commend the motives to the Kremlin, but there were selected to head the President's group could take place without of those states which have de-r:~~ ~~~~seth~~~h~~~e~aesd q~~~ ~~i ~~~:i~~~u~: o~~~:r:~~~~~~~ ~~~ ~;~~ienf p~=~~~~~=sp~~~:it;h:tt~~~= ~~~~:~ i~~:~~:~:ti~; !~y r~:~~ ri.g~t for us t~ help the ~on:mu- assailable integrity and who was ~:~ _t~~~ _(:~~~~n~sft go;!er~~~i~~ !ul means." ~~:O~n~r~~:~~er::: r':l~:s:~a~~sth~~ fired by Sherman Adams when was notable chiefly for its absence 4. "We appeal to the states and- ~vre:ee~~:~~~~ltaJnbof~~g~WJi';;i~~ ~~~a~~~0~iA~;~e~.o~~~~e~eoir¥~~ oui:id~a~' ~~ ~~rt~. howeve· r:~re~ b';ht~eas~e d~~is~~~~c~~yc:~: armaments such as tanks, artillery diana whose free-wheeling ex- that while there was little cover- sider the constitutional princi-weapons, aircraft, heavy ord- posure of the myth of "collective age of this important conclave of ples involved against the time nance, ships, transmission parts, security" through such politically seriously disturbed American tax- when they too, on issues vital ~~=~~s,d~:~a~~rt ~~~{sa~~ ;~:c~~f1 ~~~~v:~~d N~ifgsha~s w~~i~~~ fha; fvise~~~i~~~Test~1nf:~l~! c;~;xcc~ l~d~~farr·e:~~a~~~~~t~!ctims of carriers, dynamic balance rna- admiration and respect of Amer- Negroes in Washington hurled at All Southern senators signed the chines for use in making jet air- icans of both political faiths and Southerners and at a member of document except Kefauver and planes and guided missiles; also the inimitable Senator Joe Me- the United States Senate and for Gore of Tennessee and John.:;on o! external grinding machines essen- Carthy of Wisconsin who is cordi- reporting the capers of a high Texas all three of whom are more tial in the manufacture of engine ally hated by everybody except brown gal in Alabama in her sue- concerned, of course, in their own parts, guided missiles and radar. bona fide American patriots with cessful attempts to make a short- political ambitions than in matters It developed that at the Paris no record of Communist leaning cut to national notoriety by crash- of serious import to the States meeting, the American Defense or Soviet collaboration. Texas' ing the doors of an all-white uni- which they are assumed to repre- Department pleaded ·with all the own Dan Smoot was moderator, a versity. sent. force at the command of its repre- function he has performed in many ~~nt~!iS~~i!f~~;tmt~~~i~~r=~~ f~~ Promoting Co,mmunist Cause Ford Foundation Is Soft Touch ~~:!~~~ge;~ip~e!us:~a~h!ig~~ii~f As Bad as Carrying A Card To Those With Certain Records where they could level American cities to the ground, but their ef­forts were in vain. Indicating how the Defense De­partment had been whipped into line, Harold Stassen wrote a memo immediately following the meet­ing which Senator McClellan read to the Senate which said: "I am convinced that this revision which has been made with the concur­rence of the Departments of 'State, Treasury, Defense and Commerce, a~d approved by the President, Will result in a net advantage to the free world of expanded peace­ful trade and more effective con­~ rol of the war potential items. It IS a move in the best interests of the United States". Senator McClellan charged that the White House had repeatedly refused to divulge what happened at the Paris meeting or to make public any list of what new items were released for shipment to our allies for re-shipment to thP.ir Kremlin buddies. The Senator from Arkansas finally got hold of t~e information from a trade pub­lication in England. To horrified Americans who find it impossible to believe that w~ secretly made any such com­mitments as the above we sug­g. est that they read the Congres­Sional Record of February 23. 1956, from pa~e 2771 to and including page 2778. The National Council of Churches which was recently the recipient of strong condemnation by a committee of laymen !rom the churches in its membership because of its political activities, has no intention of taking the com­mittee's suggestions and confin­ing its efforts to purely religious matters. In a bulletin just issued by that organization, churches composing its membership are ordered to de­segregate although the Council cannot fail to be aware that this is a highly controversial political matter and that opposition to de­segregation is building up all over the country. The unfortunate aspect of the political activities of NCC is that all its influence is directed toward carrying out proposals sponsored by the Reds and which are against the unity, safety and security of the United States. They have denounced all inves­tigations into Communism, have pled for the recognition of Red China in the United Nations, de­feat of the Bricker amendment, the emasculation of the McCarran­Walter immigration law and advo­cate the cancelling out of States Rights through their approval of the illegal ruling of the Supreme Court on segregation. A good illustration of how Ford Foundation money is spent is found in the report of the Sub­Committee of the Committee on the Judiciary of the United States Senate. The report of the Sub-Commit­tee of which Senator James 0. Eastland of Mississippi is chair­man was just recently released. Amos Landman was a witness before the committee at the hear­ings held last June. Landman, according to his sworn affidavit in Bombay, India, .._on September 1953, was a Communist Party member which he joined in 1937 or 1938, although he claimed later to have dropped his membership. During the questioning, he told of his trip to India "to make a study of media of communications such as the press, radio, cinema and the use made of these media by leaders of Indian Society". To make this study, Landman was given a grant of $4,500 by the Ford Foundation, he testified, al­though what possible good could come of such information so far as this country is concerned, was left unexplained. Landman returned from India in 1954 but when asked by com­mittee counsel if he had made his report on his findings in India to the Ford Foundation, Landman replied: ''It is not the policy of the Ford Foundation to demand reports of persons to whom it gives grants". If the Ford Foundation boys are not soft touches, it would be hard to think who is. They dole out • money to almost any one-pro­vided, it seems, he has or has had, Communist front connections, - and the recipient makes no report and no accounting of the funds. We often wonder what would happen if the heads of the Foundation in­advertently made a donation to some bird who had no Communist front affiliation, past or present. They would probably ask for their money back. Landman refused, under the fifth amendment, to answer ques- , tions as to his Communist connec­tions twenty·nine times during the hearings. It was brought out that he was formerly editorial writer on the now defunct P. M., New York daily newspaper which was. liberally loaded with Com­munists. This is a typical specimen of hu­manity which is given tax-exempt money by the Ford Foundation and the record shows that jt has been this way since the Founda­tion was first set up in an e(fort to escape the payment of taxes and Socialize the United States, thus killing two dirty birds with one stone. I I f I PageS THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE Russian Testifies Two Spy As Confucius Says "Those Who Live in Rings Maintained in the U.S. The Senate lntemat Secudty Sub- Cilass Houses Should not Take A Bath" committee which began hearings on the scope of Soviet activity in the United States recently had as its first witness one Yuri Rastorov, former Lieult'nant Colonel in the Soviet Se­cret Police, later Intelligence Officer for the Russian MVD stationed in Tokio. In 1954, Rastorov quit his job and sought refuge in the United States and he willingly gave much valuable testimony to the Committee covering his eleven years in Soviet Intelligence work The most starlling information de­velopt'd by Rastorov's testimony was the statement that l\1oscow maintains two distinct divisions of its intelli­gence service in this country, one in the Soviet Embassy in Washington and one in the United Nations, in New York. Far from causing blaring headlines • fn the American press, this amazing disclosure received little or no publi· city. It is interesting to compare this tolerance with an Imaginary case in which we were found operating a spy ring the the American Embassy in Moscow and to consider what would happen in that eveot. Still we wonder why the Soviets are able to surpass us In building weapons of war. Rastorov also told how the Rus­sians were able to fool poor Henry WaUace when he made a trip there jn 194-1 by routing him on a conducted tour which avoided concentration camps and other things they did not want him to see. He also told of the fate of Gubichev, Judy Coplon's boy friend, both of whom were caught in the act of pass­ing secret information which Judy had stolen from the Justice Depart­ment. Gubichev was allowed to go back to Russia and Judy was freed by Supreme Court decree. Gubichev was !ired when he got back to Russia, according to Rastorov, because he fumbled the job and got caught. On the Honor List: Texas mem­bers of Congress who signed the Declaration of intent to protest the Supreme Court ruling on segregation were: Senator Price Daniel, Congressmen Wright Pat­man, Texarkana; John Dowdy, Athens; Walter Rogers, Pam.pa; 0. C. Fisher, San Angelo and Martin Dies, Lufkin. Constituents of those who didn't sign should demat1d an explanation in writing. Lyndon Johnson gave out a fence­straddling statement of why his signature was not included. Om· nomination for the best crack of the year: When reporters asked Governor Allan Shivers of Te:t:as if 1le had noticed Adlai Stevenson's views on segregation, Shivet·s shot back: «Yes, all three of them". _____ _ "A few nights ago this bumbl­ing Senator of my home State of Wisconsin, Ale:randPr Wiley, said and I quote him verbatim: 'I am sure that the President will run, first because Europe wants him "and, secondly, because the people of tile United States want him'. This, believe it or not, was the statement of Alex Wiley who­officially at least,-is a Senator of the United States, from the State of Wisconsin. There are words which would describe how I feel about an U n i t e d States Senator who says that a Presi­dent will run for re-election be­cause Europe wants him, but I am not at all sure that those words could, or should be used on the radio".-Frank Kirkpat­rick WGN Radio Commentator in broadcast Sunday, January 29, 1956. Th~re i.s one .thi~g that really smart politicians shy away from in conductmg mvest1gahons as they would from a hissing rattlesnake and that is the subj~ct of lob?ying, realizing, as they do, that there is nothing so lethal or which contnbutes so heavily to an explosion that blows the roof off as a lobby probe, either State or national. What is more im~ portant such investigations have the effect of drying up the source of valuable and necessary campaign contributions. . One of t~e. f!rst lessons learned in the political primer is that prac­tically no pohllc1an ever born was elected to high office without finan­cial assistance from those who, in one way or another, come under the classification of " lobbyists." In view of this fundamental fact of politics it is amazing that even White House advisers were not aware of the potential danger in the President's veto of the Gas bill, accompanied by his pious explanation that ~1e was forced to take this step because of "highly questionable activtties" of certain interests whose "arrogant efforts" to ''defy accep­table standards of propriety" compelled him regretfully to veto the bill. Why they didn't stop him and, instead, let him walk right into the trap, will probably always remain a mystery. It all started during the Senate consideration of the Fulbright bill to free natural gas from Federal controls when Senator Francis Case of South Dakota, apropos of nothing at all, came charging onto the Senate floor s~reaming that Howard Keck, pr~sident of Superior Oil Company of California, through his representahve, John M. Neff, had tried to seduce him and rob him of.his official virtue by offering him a $2500 bribe to support the Fulbright bilL He added defensively that he had originally intended to support the measure but that because of Keck, by heck, he would vote against it. One of the few basic rights which have not yet been taken away from the American people through either the Executive, Legislative or Judicial branches of the Federal government is the inherent right of a man to make an ass of himself and the South Dakota senator was ob­viously determined to invoke this privilege to the fullest. All this furor immediately set off trigger-happy liberals in the Sen­ate who are always ready to engage in extraneous activities which will divert public attention from their own acts of skullduggery and who decided forthwith that an investigation was in order. White House Re­publicans and Fair Deal Democrats, alter squabbling interminably among themselves as to who was going to investigate who finally settled down with the announced purpose of going to the bottom of this evil practice of corrupting morals through campaign donations. And so the plan for the inquiry into the nefarious doings of lob­byists and their "arrogant efforts" to defy acceptable standards of pro­priety" by offering "bribes" to public officials was proceeding merrily when right slam bang in the middle of it, up jumped the Devil in the person of Fulton Lewis, Jr. This universally respected aerial chronicler of the official behavior of the good and the bad alike among those ~vho daily govern us, dropped an A-bomb whose detonation reverberated mto all areas of the American Republic' except the tightly sealed-off segment known as the American free press. He announced calmly to his millions of listeners throu,ehout the country that he held in his hand a cancelled check on a Houston, Texas, bank signed by this same Howard Keck which showed payment in the amount of not $2500, but $5000, for expenses incurred in the political campaign not of a United States senator but of one Dwight D. Eisen­hower in his campaign for the Presidency in 1952. There are a lot of time-tested maxims which would seem to fit in along about here such as "Let him who is without sin cast the first stone" and "He who laughs last laughs loudest" and others which come readily to mind but these will suffice and, in keeping with the latter, we imagine that Howard Keck, if he has the sense of h_umor with which all harassed humans should be endowed, is laughing his head off. Salute From Oregon To the Deep South Following a vi!'liL down in Dixie, Robert F. Bound of far-away Port­land, Oregon, was so impressed. wi~h the gentle and quiet tempo of hfe m Natchez that, on his return home, he dedicated a poem to thi.s beautiful city oC the old South: NATCHEZ In an ante-bellum mansion By a cypress shaded stream I spent a velvet hour Enraptured by a dream And I heard the gentle laughter And felt their gracious mood Then I knew I loved these people: Andtheirwayoflifewasgood. So light the long white tapers And let the banjos strum As through the moss-hung trees The sounds of evening come. And rose-checked Southern Ladies In crinoline and lace With beaver-hatted gentlemen Relive the days oC grace. In Washington, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., the Hm·lem Negro who represents his district in Congress asked that the Attorney General list Citizens Councils of the South as subversive. In view of his dis­taste for subversive organiza­tions, he must not be the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., former pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York, which the Attorney General of the United States in 1948, the Special Committee on Un-American Activities of Con­gre.<; s and the California Commit­tee on Un-American Activities listed as a member of sixteen dif­ferent organizations cited as sub­versive and Communist. It must have been some one else with a similar name. He said a mouthful: "Republi~ cans and Democrats basically be­lieve the same things but run op­position candidates''. - Senator CLifford Case of New Jersey who stepped front the Fund for the Re­public into the Senate. March, 1956 Alert American Citizens Render Valuable Service There seems to be quite an bon· est difference of opinion concern· ing the mental health bill now before the Senate, with conflict­ing claims that it is an honest attempt to extend relief to the mentally ill of Alaska on the one hand and, on the other, the charge that it is an attempt to set up an American Siberia in the far North to which political prisoners of this country may be banished. At any rate, the widespread in­terest in the measure on the part of citizens from all sections of the United States is a fortunate and wholesome thing. There is no doubt that there were loopholes in the measure as originally writ­ten and there is equaUy no doubt that these were intentiona11y placed there by those who are sponsoring it. But members of the Senate are thoroughly alerted and should be extra careful i n cutting out the bugs in it although com­rades in the Senate of the origin­al proponents of the bill in the House will try equally hard to get the offensive provisions re-instat· ed in conference. Altogether, the widespread in· terest in the matter speaks well for an awakening American citi­zenship which can exert powerful influence through concerted ac· lion. A member of Congress ques­tioned as to why the measure got through the Lower House with so little opposition replied that this was achieved through a sneak play. He said that those sponsoring the bill selected a time when there were no important matters on the calendar and most of the members had left. Under these conditions, it was easy for those favoring the meas­ure to railroad it through with little chance of extended debate by opponents. The very fact that those favor­ing the bill took underhanded ~e~hods to get it by the House Indicates that the suspicions con· cerning it were well founded and if it hadn't been for the hue and cry against it which arose all over the country, it might have ~;~~ner~y the Senate in the same Following the great wave of econorn.y current in government expendttures, the Air Force has an~ounced that a shack is being butlt to house the Commander of its new Academy at Colorado Springs .. It will .cost only $90,- 000, wtll contatn two living rooms, one formal and one infor­mal, r~c.eptwn room for parties, two dtntng rooms, dinette, and uncounted number of family bed- J;~::: ~~~h~~estbu~y;;~s, p~t~ct;£: ftve and a half baths and ser­vants . q!Ulrters. By exercising such rtgtd economy as this, we should. soo.n m.ake an appreciable reductwn tn the national debt, In the case of Southern Con­gressmen who did not sign the pledge of one hundred members of ?oth J!ouses to fight de-segre­gatwn ~.vtth eyery lawful means, voters tn thetr areas should de~ mand an explanation. Such Con~ gressmen should be bombarded with letters, telephone calls and telegrams until they put down m black and white why they ignored a matter of such vital import to the South.
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