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THE SoUTHERN UONSERVAiiVE -To Plead for a Return of Constitutional Government-
Vol. II FORT WORTH, TEXAS. JUNE, 1960 No. 6
Getting Nowhere Fast
NATION'S BRIGHT MINDS TAKE LONG
STEP TOWARD EASING THE COLD WAR
No one has the slightest doubt that the world now faces the greatest
crisis in the history of civilization and all are agreed that anything can
happen if the fullest measure of wisdom is not exercised by those in
control of government.
However, the taxpayers of the United States may take heart from
the sound and sensible action of officials of a Washington agency recent·
ly which should have a leavening effect on the t ragic situation and help
to restore peace and harmony to a troubled world.
This silver lining to a dark international cloud was pointed out by
Congressman H. R. Gross of Iowa to his colleagues on the floor of the
House of Representatives when discussing the $4.2 billion dollar approp·
riation for the work of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
Congressman Gross called attention to a "fellowship grant" which
that department has made and which indicates how the brilliant men ·
who make up that agency carefully spend the funds allotted to them.
This particular grant was for only $33,101.00 but this expenditure
may turn out to reverse the course of history and bring about a measure
of understanding between nations which will make all Summit Meetings
of the future unnecessary.
This grant, as Congressman Gross explained, was to the Institute of
Applied Social Research in Jerusalem and was for the following specified
purpose as laid down verbatim in the terms of the grant:
"To make a test of husband and wife relationship. The aim is
to develop a diagnostic pictorial test of both intrapersonal and
interpersonal aspects of the role of relationship of husband and wife.
The test should be sensitive to the perceptions of actual behavior
and norms and to the consonance perceived between these."
It is difficult for a taxpaying American right off to realize the im·
port of this dynamic type of thinking and inspired action on the part of
Health, Education and Welfare Director Fleming and the bright minds in
his brain trust or to grasp the magnitude of the results which will accrue
to the people of the United States in the way of internal security as a
consequence of it.
Just think of it! Not only will the husbands and wives of Jerusalem
have the details of their relationsh_ip made public in the interest of international
peace but they are also going to get a diagnostic pictorial test
qf their aspects to say nothing of ·having their consonance perceived.
This ingenious and original piece of strategy should prove invincible
as a defense measure and not only lessen the cold war and ease the
tension between all nations of the world but it will probably also reduce
Khrushchev's blood pressure and get his mind off the U-2 spy case.
THEY MISSED ON THE POPULATION COUNT
BUT GOT MORE IMPORTANT INFORMATION
All over the country officials of cities and counties are complaining
that their populations were incorrectly reported. following the recent
Some claim as high as five per cent of their citizens were overlooked
by the enumerators.
The figures which had been claimed by chambers of commerce and
other civic groups were reported to be widely at variance with those
finally reported by the Census Department, and many protests are said
to have been registered with that agency.
. We think these officials are being a little unfair to the enumerators
and that they have not taken into consideration how big the job was
and how long the questionnaire was that each citizen had to fill out.
The enumerators simply could not get around to listing everybody
because they were too busy counting flush toilets.
And so, while the total of the nation's population may be off by
the hundreds of thousands and scores of towns and cities may be disappointed,
even the severest critics of the Department of Census must
take consolation in the fact that the commode situation is well in hand.
Any politically mature' observer is convinced that maiority
sentiment in the South is Conservative. Rank and
file Southerners are still committed to the sound principles
of government for which the Democratic Party
stood until Roosevelt sold it out to Northern Liberals. He
did this at the Phi!adelphia convent-ion in 1936 by repealing
the two-thirds rule which had always enabled
the South to have a strong. voice in party affairs. Evidence
of the South's continued conservatism was forcefully
prese nted a t comparatively recent elections when
Southe rn voters departed from tradition a nd supported
a Republican candidate for President. They d id t his in
a piteous and desperate attempt to put a Conservative
in the White House and they mistakenly believed Eisenhower
to be such a man. When he turned out to be
further to the left than Roosevelt and Truman, their
ardor was dampened but their spirit was unbroken and
the flame of conservatism still burns brightly in Dixie.
However, the voters in that politically under-privileged
area of the Republic are frustrated, defeated and whipped
down at intervals of every four years because they
are afflicted with a scourge of small-time political
bosses, from precinct t·o national level, who double-cross
and outsmart them by loudly proclaiming conservative
beliefs and then delivering their delegations into the
In this modern world where human values are constantly shifting
and policies of government are rapidly changing to conform to the
passing whims of strange and untried ideologies, one of the few things
which remains permanent and enduring is the standard type small-bore
political boss at precinct, county and State conventions of the Democratic
Party in the South.
Attend any precinct, county or State convention, or their equivalent,
from Texas to North Carolina when the election of a President of the
United States is in the offing and it will be found to have all the earmarks
of Old Home Week for professional party bosses who may have gotten
older, heavier and balder in the service but. who have never outgrown
their unshakeable belief that their stewardship in the party is a lifetime
Through a sort of system of political legerdemain, they are recurrently
maneuvered into positions of leadership and their conviction that
they, alone, are qualified to interpret the wishes of the electorate and
deliver their delegation to their preferred candidate at the national con·
vention is as fixed as the stars in their orbit.
Through vigorous preliminary efforts and know-how in their respective
districts, they are usually able to acquire control and to in·
fluence the selection of the candidate to receive their State's convention
vote who may not be the selection of the people at large in any respect.
Unfortunately, r,epresentative citizens of the South do not usually
attend the~r precinct conventions in any appreciable numbers. They
leave these important functions to lesser fry who make the most of the
occasion to get in some effective spade work.
When it is considered that attendance at Southern precinct conventions
runs from about five to twenty-five persons at each one and that
Presidential endorsements originate there frequently, it is easy to understand
why the selection of a candidate under such conditions does not
represent the sentiment of the people of the State as a whole but is merely
!Continued on Page 2)
Millions of Americans Think ·It-The Southern Conservative Says It
Presbyterians Asked To
Sanction Law Violation
At Cleveland, the 3,000,000-
member United Presbyterian
Church in the USA was asked to
sanction civil"'disobedience and to
go on record in favor of the forcible
entry of private property by
undesirable elements in an attempt
to force service at lunch counters.
As we go to press no action had
been taken but in view of current
attitudes of church groups on extraneous
subjects, there is no way
of predicting what the final outcome
At the session in Cleveland, the
Presbyterian group, in keeping
with the activities of other church
organizations in recent years, commented
on and discussed practically
every subject under God's great
canopy except religion.
From a San Antonio business executive:
''Thank you for your brilliant
comments. As long as there
are people like you, our Republic
will not abandon hope."
No man ever Jived who could
safely be trusted with unlimited
authority over the people.
THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE
WE SOWED THE WIND AND NOW
WE ARE REAPING THE WHIRLWIND
White people in Nairobi, Capital of Kenya in British East Africa,
are reacting just like those in the American capital of Washington, according
to information from travellers from the West in that embattled
area of the world.
They are moving out and leaving it to the black men who are being
given "political independence" and don't know what to do with it and
who, accordingly, are reverting to their natural instinct for violence ~nd
savagery just as Negroes in Washington, following total integratiOn,
went on a rampage of robbery, murder and rape.
As a result of a pro-Communist "London Conference" masterminded
by MacMillan mistakenly called a Conservative but who in reality
is a One-World Socialist, the governing machinery of Kenya was
re-shuffled and when it was over, its legislative council had 51 black
and brown votes and 14 white votes.
The dreaded Mau Mau which had been practically stamped out is
now being revived and leaders of that barbaric cabal are re-appearing on
the streets of Kenya. Thieving and looting has broken out on a widespread
scale and the sale of fire arms is said to be unprecedented.
Valuable property belonging to white settlers has been placed on
the market at unbelievable bargains and scores have declared their intention
of migrating to Australia and other countries who have had the
foresight not to Jet racial problems get out of hand.
All intelligent students of history see in these Communist-inspired
incidents of racial violence around the world the carrying out of the
aims and purposes of the Bandung Conference of April 18, 1955 which
no white person was permitted to attend and where the objectives laid
down, although in ambiguous terms, included the eventual domination of
the world by black and brown races. Chou En-lai of Communist China
and Prime Minister Nehru of India headed the Conference and President
Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon loudly acclaimed the proceedings
in interviews to the American press at the time, and called the Conference
a step toward World Peace.
Why Southern Conservatives-(Continued hom Pag• 11
People· of Louisiana Don't
Like To Be "Ordered"
An Associated Press article on
May 23 from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
said that New OrJeans public
school officials were conferring
with the attorney general of that
State and with Governor Jimmy
Davis over a matter which had
stirred up strong resentment in the
Pelican State and added:
"The Orleans Parish School
Board asked for the conference
after Federal District Judge J.
Skelly Wright last Monday ordered
the Board to start integrating
next September, starting with the
We don't wonder that the people
of Louisiana are seething with resentment.
Just imagine a Federal
judge "ordering" a sovereign people
to take repulsive, immoral and
un-Constitutional action in a matter
that is strictly their own concern.
This is a Constitutional Republic
too, and not a dictatorship!
Such distortion of the Constitu ..
tion and abuse of authority is go ..
ing to bring on real trouble if sane
minds don't prevail soon and, in
view of the worsening world situation,
refrain from stirring up any
more trouble than we already have
here at home.
the preference of a few of the party faithful who always show up as against endorsing the candidacy of a Presidential aspirant who is such
long as they can put one foot before the other. an unswerving and dedicated "Conservative" that he has built up a
That the greatest service these hardy perennials could possibly voting record of 58 per cent in favor of Welfare State legislation; who
render their State, the South and the Conservative cause would be to was the first senator from the South to sponsor a Civil Rights bill since
get lost, never seems to occur to them nor to the voters at large who the Civil War and whose concept of "conservative" statesmanship is
stay away from these lower-level conventions time after time and trust indicated by his wistful pronouncement appearing in the Liberal press
this important responsibility to professionals who, nine times out of of the nation: "What this country needs is another Franklin D. Roose-ten,
can be depended on to sell principle down the river. velt."
Somewhere in the back of the minds of the local party dignitaries That these bona fide Conservatives from Houston will probably be
is the firmly entrenched idea that they are specially commissioned king- flattened out later at the State Democratic Convention at Austin by a
makers on a miniature scale and that they are playing a destined role in well-oiled steam roller detracts nothing from their gallant efforts to
the selection of a President of the United States. accurately reflect the sentiment of their area by holding their delegation
Nowhere in their mental calculations is there any suspicion that uncommitted to any candidate.
they are where they are, not because of their sincere convictions or be- Also Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and South
cause they put principle above party, but for the very practical reason Carolina have taken the first steps towards independence by adjusting
that they are known to be willing to "go along to get along." their election laws to provide for uncommitted delegations if they so
Possibly they also do not realize that they are being manipulated desire, thereby preserving for themselves the precious right to dissent
by planted stooges of Washington politicians who usually keep the local and walk out rather than lend their support to a candidate who may
situation well in hand to prevent an authentic expression of grass roots prove to be an enemy of the South, and to :w..ait for whatever future
sentiment from being reflected in the proceedings of precinct, county developments may offer in the way of alternative action.
and State conventions. The only drawback to this plan 1ies in the potential lack of coopera-
The result is that the average delegation from most Southern States tion on the part of some members of Congress from those states who
to the National Democratic Convention is far from representative of the would agree for Mortimer Snerd to be the nominee if only they might
voters of their respective sections and consists principally of a few cling to their committee chairmanship.
masculine bell-wethers herding their delegations like sheep and who de~ If the once Solid South would live up to that great designation and
liver them to certain candidates on pre-arranged signal from Northern ' in one last desperate effort to stave off total Collectivism and the Wel-
:g~l~~~e~~ ~~~ :~~t-~h':'r~~ %';'2s run the show at such events since the e~~~~t~~ i~o:~~itr~nt~oL~~:a~~~~e}r:~hs~~~~Tt,mi~;~~a~e~~g~;~~s~~~':!.
The main body of State delegations from the South to the National ness and might retrieve some of the influence for the South which
Democratic Convention is made up of men and women who haven't Roosevelt's treachery took away.
the remotest idea of what goes on behind cl?sed doors and who were Meantime, the date for the National Convention at Los Angeles
selected largely because they could pay their own expenses, because draws nearer and the hopes for intelligent, comprehensive and two-sided
~~de%. make good ballast and who always want to go along just for the debate and platform expression on gigantic unsolved problems, grow
Time was when the strongest and most able men in their respective ~?;~ez~~~i~;~~l ~ifmth!~~st~ ~~~~:~e~nt~~~~~e~~~~~i~~:~~~~i~~ ~~[h
communities and in their State were chosen as spokesmen of the South Private 1ndustry; Restoration of the Separate Powers of the three
at national Democratic party conventions and when rapier-sharp intel- branches of government; States Rights; Un-Constitutional Decisions of
Jects made the rafters ring with brilliant pronouncements on policies of the Supreme Court; One-World Government; _Fevival of the Monroe
government designed to confer the blessings of freedom and justice not Doctrine; Private Pfoperty Rights; Unfair Foreign Competition with
only on the people of the South but on all citizens of the American American Industry; Reduction of the National Debt; the Infiltration of
Republic. Communism into the political, educational and religious institutions of
Now the representation of that beleaguered section is not only no the Republic and other lethal issues which must be faced if the United
longer composed of men who are tall in the saddle but the saddle, itself, States is to survive as a free nation.
is of imitation leather. Discussions rally round such puny subjects as There will be a surplus of clever, scheming and unprincipled poliSocial
Security; Federal Aid to everything and everybody; forced integra- ticians at the national convention, most of them willing to swap our
tion of the races; medical services for the aged; Civil Rights for favored Constitutional rights and freedoms, and even the Sovereignty of the
groups; Federal Aid for depressed area~;. farm subsidie~ and ot~er e:>:'tr~- United States for the votes of powerful minority blocs. But hard-core and
neous issues which only pygmy mentalities could classJfy as lymg wtthm unyielding statesmen determined to preserve the Republic and its under~
the 1~1iti~~~e f~enc8~~!dofsf~t~~r~~een~o~e: ~o~~~~ug~g~!r~:B~~!ic~re lying principles, will be few and far between.
pinned on the South to whose citizens they look for leadership and for It's all done with mirrors now and these mirrors do not reflect the
~~~~~~~~~t~f National Socialism from the three branches of the Federal ~~~~~r~t~~~~~~~lf~s~~~~kt~~dft~~~~t!n~i~~; ~~ 1?J!. in defense of their
So far, this challenge has been met by at least one segment of the They reflect, instead, the sentiment of America's enemies who have
South and that is in the city of Houston, Texas, where delegates to the repeatedly sworn to overthrow the government of the United States,.
Harris County Democratic Convention fought valiantly and successfully to bankrupt its Treasury and to bury its people.
FROM EAST TEXAS
TO WHITE HOUSE?
(From the Shreveport, La., Journal,
Wednesday, May 11, 1960.)
The following news item, which
appeared on page one of the Austin
(fexas) Mirror, a Negro weekly
newspaper, Thursday, May 5 under
the headline "From East Texas to
the White House", is offered with~
out comment of our own:
Wednesday was 'Lady Bird'
Johnson Day in Austin. The City
Council officially proclaimed the
day to honor the wife of Senate
Majority Leader Lyndon B. John·
son, who is being boomed by the
Democratic Party as a candidate
Mrs. Johnson, whose maiden
name was Claudia Taylor, is a na·
tive of a small East Texas town
near Marshall, but during the past
years this dynamic lady has be~
come one of the outstanding wo~
men of Austin. In addition to the
social obligations which s h e
handles with remarkable ease, Mrs.
Johnson is a successful business~
woman. Her LBJ Corporation (the
initials stand for her hard-working
hubby) owns and operates Austin's
first and only television station, as
well as television stations in Waco
and Weslaco. Though she probably
is too modest to admit her financial
success, a story appearing in the
Feb. 20, 1958, issue of the Houston
Press. reports that the net profit of
the LBJ Corporation for one year
was $197,327 and 'Lady Bird' owned
63 per cent of the corporation.
This means that Austin's contender
for the next 'First Lady of the
White House' has an income of
$125,000 per yea r which is certainly
a tribute to womanhood.
Mrs. Johnson is also the mother
of two daughters, Lynda Bird, 16,
and Lucy Baines, 13. They are students
in the Washington public
schools, which have been integrat4
ed since 1954.
A tea honoring 'Lady Bird' John·
son was held Wednesday afternoon
at the Municipal Auditorium.
Attending the festivities were some
3,000 ladies who came from all
parts of Central Texas, including
approximately 350 Negroes, many
of whom had received special invitations.
Guests, who gathered
around the four huge silver punch
bowls for refreshments, were not
segregated in any manner. In fact,
according to former Councilwoman
Mrs. Emma Long and Mrs. Catherine
Lampkin, city recreational
directress at Rosewood Center, the
following Negro ladies were asked
to assist as table hostesses: Mrs.
Olive B. Brown, Mrs. L. V. Gilbert,
Mrs. 0. H. Eliott and Mrs. Catherine
Lampkin. The following were
asked to assist as lobby hostesses:
Mrs. Clara Johnson, Mrs. Billie
Stewart, Mrs. W. M. McCall, Mrs.
Percy Lyons, Mrs. Margaret McCrackPn,
Mrs. Nadine Morris and
Mrs. 0. G. Lawless. The honoree
wanted it that wav. Even though
her 'Deep East Texas' heritage
would imply that Lady Bird Johnson
does not support integration,
Wednesday's tea in her honor was
proof to the contrary. Mrs. John4
son made it clear, the Mirror is informed.
that there was to be no
racial discrimination at her party.
There was none. Her television station
in Austin is an example of her
attitude because on many occasions
the station has produced 'and
telecast integrated talent shows,
THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE
Unwavering Liberals and
Frequently we are bitterly envious of the exuberance and lusty
fervor with which left-wingers enter any movement designed to advance
the Liberal cause and the persistency with which they hang on until
they have accomplished their objectives.
They never surrender and never give an inch. They may be temporarily
defeated but they get up, dust themselves Off and attack from
Also we almost never hear of a case where a Liberal is converted
to Conservatism but instances of deviation of Conservatives are tragically
frequent. This is especially true in the case of Conservative support
of Liberal candidates on the pusillanimous plea that "we can't do any4
The loyal dedication of women enlisted under the Liberal banner
is especially pronounced. In almost any moderately big city of the South,
and especially in Texas, there is always a leftist woman leader who is
titular head of the Liberal clan in her area and who rides herd on her
group at political gatherings.
In our own city, for instance, there is a gray haired attractive little
woman of middle age who could not possibly veer any further to the left
unless she just hauled off and joined "The Party" and so dedicated is
she to the leftist cause that she is known far and wide as. "Miss Liberal."
We have seen her cheered, praised and applauded in victory and
we have also seen her jeered, booed and hissed in defeat - all without
turning a hair- but we've never known her to trade out with the enemy
or to ask or give quarter in any shape, form or fashion. She just bides
And, although we detest and hold in supreme contempt, the ideologies
which they cherish, we accord a grudging measure of respect to the
"Miss Liberals" of this world who even though they believe in all the
wrong things have the backbone to defend such beliefs twenty-four hours
In other words, we have more" actual respect for an unwavering
Liberal than we have for a wobbly Conservative.
When Conservatives develop an equal measure of intestinal fortitude,
we'll get somewhere, not before.
CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT HAS A
CHAMPION IN NEW SOUTHERN GOVERNOR
We believe that the position of the South in its eternal struggle
against its enemies and its fight for continued segregation and Constitutional
Government generally has been strengthened in the election of
Jimmy Davis as Governor of Louisiana who was recently inaugurated.
His position on two of the most important issues of the day are encouraging
to those who wage constant warfare with Socialist Washington
and the Marxists in the....three branches of the Federal government
bent on the total destruction of Constitutional Government and the
American way of life.
Included among his official pronouncements on assuming office was
the unequivocal declaration that there would be no racial intCgration in
Louisiana schools and that the State government would be administered
on its present revenue.
If he merely lives up to these two exalted objectives and accOmplishes
nothing else during his four-year administration, he will have
justified the confidence of a majority of Louisiana citizens in his courage
Strong evidence in his fa'\or and as indication that he means what
he says lies in the fact that when he was Governor from 1944 to 1948
no new taxes were levied and the government was operated on the
revenues current at that time.
• And his belief in the morality of segregation of the races has never
been questioned. In fact, the general corruption prevalent in Washington
in regard to these two issues - segregation and taxation - has never
been reflected in any words or pronouncements of Governor Davis, in
office or out, and there is good reason to believe that the new Louisiana
Chief Executive will not succumb to the pro-Communist philosophy
of national leaders as some other Southern governors have done.
starring some of Austin's more gifted
It is only natural that many of
her friends predict that Lady Bird
Johnson will be the nation's next
Eleanor Roosevelt and carry the
banner for equality as did the wife
of former President Franklin D.
Roosevelt. To many in East Texas
it sounds unbelievable, but these
people need only to recall that it
was Mrs. Johnson's destinguished
husband who was responsible for
the long awaited civil rights law
and who has consistently refused
to become associated with the
(Southern bloc• in Congress by referring
to himself as a "Southwesterner'.
From· a subscriber in Old Mexico:
"You will get a kick out of knowing
that I took the Southern Conservative
to a dinner at the home
of a Mexican banker last week.
Your editorial on the Census and
'Willie Mae Wobblebottom' put
them all in hysterics when translated."
From a subscriber in Massachusetts:
"Your editorials sparkle with
your characteristic wit and rapierlike
thrusts of truth at today's
events. No one else seems to know
how to write with such good common
sense and charged with humor."
Government Property Is No
Place For This Memorial
House Resolution number 502
passed by the Congress of the
United States, and which has gone
to the Senate, authorizes the erection
of a memorial to the late Mary
McLeod Bethune, a Florida Negro
woman Who conducted a school in
that State for members of her
The Resolution provides foe the
construction of the memorial on
government property in the District
of Columbia. It is understood
that funds to pay for this memorial
~ill be raised by private subscription.
Now, there could be no possible
objection to any one contributing
funds to erect a monument to this
woman, or to anybody else, but
there should be immediate and intense
objection to the building of
~he memorial on property belongmg
to the taxpayers of the United
States in view of this woman's attitude
toward the American government.
In the House Report of the 78th
Congress, 2nd Session, 1944, Appendix
IX, Mary McLeod Bethune
has 23 citations as having been
affiliated with Communist Front
In the 4th Report, Un-American
Activities in California, 1948, page
390 where the Committee is reporting
the record of a certain college
I?rofessor, it tells of his sponsorshlp
of a certain dinner and
adds: "Together with such well
known Communists as ... Mary
McLeod Bethune ... he signed a
statement opposing the Dies Committee
activities in the United States."
If this woman had joined only
one or two such organizations or
if she had been ignorant and ilJiterate
as so many members of her
race unfortunately are, her action
in affiliating with so many groups
antagonistic to the American form
of government might have been
overlooked but she was an educated
woman and it cannot, therefore,
be charged that her behavior in
the matter was due to ignorance.
Surely it is not the intent of the
House to grant the right for the
construction of a memorial on government
property to one who held
that government in such contempt
that she would willingly associate
herself with those who sought
Let her friends, including Eleanor
Roosevelt, donate private land
on which to build this memorial
and thereby eliminate the bitter resentment
which is naturally going
to ensue when a Communist Fronter
is memorialized on land belonging
to the the government and
where hundreds of patriotic, loyal
and devoted Americans have been
"We are losing the fight with
Communism . . . There are more
names of ministers than any other
profession on the list of Commu·
nist supporters in this country ...
Protest this to your religious leaders
. . . If their name is on the
list demand that they withdraw
from it or kick them out of your
church organization." - Herbert
A. Philbrick, former undercover
agent for the FBI.
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A helpless •parrow can drift with
the wind but it takes an eagle to fly
against the storm.
THE TENTH AMENDMENT TO
THE CONSTITUTION OF
THE UNITED STATES:
lEXAS IS IN DANGER Of
The League of Women Voters Of
Texas has for one of its main projects
the bringing about of a revision
of the State Constitution and
is said to be working diligently
on the matter.
It is difficult to think of an undertaking
that could be any more
potentially dangerous for the rights
and freedoms of the people of Texas
and for property rights than to
have the Constitution of the Lone
Star State mauled and mangled by
the Liberal eggheads who would
finally wind up with the responsibility
of revising this great document.
It is true that the Texas Constitution
was adopted in 1876 and
that is a long time ago but fundamental
principles and policies of
government are eternal and do not
go out of date nor change styles
like women's hair-dos or the length
of their skirts.
May heaven protect the people
of Texas from the good intentions
of the nice ladies in the League
of Women Voters and let us all
prav that this project falls flat on
Personally, we can't think of any
greater disaster to be visited on a
sovereign people than for the type
of political leaders now in the
saddle to be entrusted with naming
a Commission to overhaul a
document written by strong men in
the long ago who had no axes to
grind and no "isms" to promote.
The true purpose of representative
government is to diminish the
authority of rulers and to enlarge
the rights of the people.
THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE June, 1960
OUR AMERICA: BY DR. RUTH ALEXANDER Other Business Concerns
Economi.Sfs Warn.· Tht·s Should Make Same Demand
In the small town of Sevierville
C ld , in East Tennessee leading business War We Ou Lose. firms and individuals recently em-ployed
a full page in their local
paper in publicizing an open letter
(Editorial page New York Mirror, May 22, 1960) t.o their two senators and to their
Every Communist is an actual or potential spy whose intelligence
activities make Lieutenant Powers look like a piker. And those agencies
of mass communication who tell us that the American Communist is
a vanishing breed, because of diminished party membership in the
CPU SA, are doing our nation grave and possibly fatal disservice.
The purged CPUSA is "more powerful, more unified, and more of
a menace to our Republic" than ever before. The ability of this hard
disciplined core of zealots to drive unerringly toward its objectivenamely
our economic and/ or physical destruction-has been intensified.
Since we appear to be temporarily in a nuclear stalemate, their
immediate threat to our nation is the massive trade war being waged
against us throughout
the world at Communist
proposed Soviet scheme
to return to the gold
standard - thus discrediting
dollar in favor of the
Russian ruble in preferential
- is but the latest development
our confused leaders
and our apathetic citizens.
It is not ignored, however,
by that relentless-
FRED G. CLARK RICHARD RIMANOCZY ly alert Organization,
The American Economic Foundation, spearheaded by its brilliant Directors,
Fred G. Clark and Richard Rimanoczy. They never tire of warning
us: "This War We Could Lose!"
Our economic weapons of warfare have been our superior tools;
the savings of our people stimulated by the prospect of potential profit
on investments in tools; our goods and services of top quality and
abundant quantity; and our highly skilled, highly paid workers who have
got maximum productivity from the tools provided them.
Add to all this our unequaled inventive know-how and our tolerance
of risk which led us boldly to discard old-fashioned tools even before
they became old, and we had a sure-fire formula for economic survival
against all competitors.
But all that is changed now. The Roosevelt Revolution and its byproduct,
World War Il, resulted in our handing over $72 billion in tax
money to provide advanced tools for our potential competitors for world
By our lavish "tooling up" of friends and enemies, our refusal to
acknowledge the impact of inflation upon the replacement of our own
stock of tools, we have become our own economic executioner. High
taxes have brought us only cheap dollars and dismal hopes of staunch
friendship. Our revolutionary submission to the inflationary demands of
organized labor has further weakened our position. Goods, once prized
as "made in America", are becoming increasingly poor bargains in
world markets as against goods made in more efficient economies where
hard work and long hours rule.
Hence, the alleged magic of our inflationary formula of Jess work
for more money is runnirig out. Our leaders blindly ignore it but it does
not ignore us.
We are already in our economic twilight and could black out entirely
in the fiery dawn of Communism without the firing of a single rocket or
the increase of a single member of the CP'uSA.
This War We Could Lose!
The most stabilizing and uplifting
impulse of an American citizen
is his desire to possess property
of his own. The lowest instinct of
the human race is expressed when
politicians pass laws whose objective
is to. take this property away
Tyranny, injustice and oppression
are the natural result when
heads of .government are given excessive
In the current concept of government,
entirely too much consideration
is given the weak; too little
opportunity is extended to the
The problem of the biological
scientist is to eliminate pests and
insects which are destroying plant
life. If we could only eliminate the
human insects and pests who are
destroying the American government!
This open letter, reasonably
enough, called upon those officials
to discharge the obligations they
assumed when they were elected
as representatives of the sovereign
State· of Tennessee, by restOring
economic justice to the people of
that great commonwealth.
The letter addressed to Senators
Estes Kefauver and Albert Gore
and to Congressman Carroll Reece
Every member of Congress from
Tennessee swore to protect the liberty
and the property of Tennessee
citizens, as specified in the Constitution
of the United States of
(l) Congress passed a Jaw compelling
Tennessee managements to
turn over to the government in
Washington about one-fifth of the
earnings of their employees;
(2) Congress passed a law permitting
the State Department to
give this money away abroad for
the construction of foreign owned
factories in the low wage areas of
the world. ln some cases the wages
are but one-tenth of American
(3) Congress passed a tax law
so confiscatory that insufficient
earnings remain to replace old machines
with new. But every piece
of machinery in the "give·away"
plants abroad is the latest and the
best. Thus, money seized from American
workers purchases new rna·
chinery for foreigners, while Am·
erican workers are compelled to
compete with old machinery. This
seems the height of injustice and
(4) Con~ress passed a law empowering
the State Department to
decide the extent that foreign factories
..may flood the American
market. The end result is Joss of
American jobs and payrolls.
Now, gentlemen, when a man is
forced by his own government to
dig his own grave with his own
money, is his liberty and his prop·
erty being protected?
How does this transfer of jobs to
foreign lands help the workers, the
farmers. the merchants, the investors
Congress has voted some 80 billion
of American tax dollars down
this foreign aid rat hole. This absurd
farce has neither bought us
securitv nor friends nor has it
stopped the spread of communism.
What do YOU propose to do
when the aopropriation bills come
before you in the next few weeks?
The citizens of Tennessee await
Not only in this country but all
over the world, governments are
seizing the purse of the people and
spending the contents of that purse
for anything that may strike the
fancy of the rulers of the mo~
ment. This lawlessness was started
with the passage of the income tax
amendment to the Constitution of
the United States, the greatest incentive
to legal theft in the
history of the world.
Juno, 1960 THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE Page 5
SEATTLE PHYSICIAN WANTS TO
PUT DETROIT OUT OF BUSINESS
Dr. Loren G. Shroat is a leading
physician of Seattle and is one of
our favorite people because he has
a keen sense of humor and believes
in mixing a few laughs with the
serious business of being a doctor.
The following dissertation by Dr.
Shroat in a medical journal has
nothing to do with the subjects we
discuss in these pages but so amused
us that we decided to reproduce
It is more desirable to own an
old automobile than a new one because
it is good business, safer,
and more satisfactory.
From the business point of view
the old car is more satisfactory because
you have a small investment,
no taxes, and little insurance. You
do not need property damage and
liability insurance which are expensive.
If you run over a person
while driving an old car they get
up, look at your old heap and dust
themselves off. Then they limp
down the street and you never hear
from them again. If you are driving
a new car and have the misfortune
to run over someone, they will sue
you for the largest amount of
money they can think of.
With an old car the only insurance
needed is theft insurance. The
thieves know they are better and
take them in the ratio of 4 to 1.
With an older car you have no
garage rent to pay and thus save
from five to twenty dollars a
month. You have no bills for washing.
The rain washes the mud off
each night. New cars cost $3.00 per
week for washing. If you do it
yourself you catch cold and send
for your doctor. He juggles you
around three or four days and then
sends you to the hospital. You are
there about a week and die. The
doctor, the hospital, and the undertaker
get your life insurance money
and the wife and kids go on relief.
When you buy a new car you advertise
the fact that you are prosperous
and all your creditors are
after you. You are automatically
placed on all the sucker lists and
everyone from the American Le~
gion to parish priest are out to
share your wealth.
When YOLI buy a new car you are
probably a victim of the style racket.
New cars are styled like women's
hats, for a season only, and
they should last at least ten years.
Some of the things that suckers
have fallen for are free wheeling.
jumbo tires, adjustable shock ab·
sorbers and wrap around bumpers.
This year cars are supposed to look
One disgusted American who is
fed up with subversion in some
churches says that hereafter he is
going to send his weekly dollar donation
to us, instead of putting it
in the collection plate.
We don't envy the President his
propo~ed trip to the Far East. The
prospect of being hissed by 15,000
Japs doesn't sound very enticing
like airplanes; next year they will
probably wiggle their fins.
When you own an old car your
gas and oil bills are lower because
you have a lower mileage. There is
no temptation to become an exhibitionist
and pile up unnecessary
Old cars are safer than new. Human
life is important for without
life nothing else matters. Old cars
are safer than new because there is
no temptation to speed. You khow
how fast the old boat will go. There
is no need to experiment. If you
want to see 90, don't look for it on
the speedometer. In an old car
there is no temptation to race. Nobody
expects much of you. You
don't have to keep up with the
Joneses or try to pass them on a
curve. In your old car you know
where all the gadgets are. You can
concentrate your attention on the
road. In the new cars, things happen
while you are looking for the
controls. Tires and batteries used
as factory equipment are generally
inferior to those used for replacements.
These tires and excessive
speed account for many of the
blow outs and serious accidents to
Old cars are more satisfactory
than new ones because when you
are in an old car you are less conspicuous.
You are less envied and
Old cars have less pick-up than
new, especially where girls are concerned.
If you have money to waste
on a new car the girls think you are
rich. If you are single they will
marry you. If you are married they
will put you into the divorce court.
After you have driven a car one
hundred thousand miles, there
comes the pride of achievement.
This increases as time goes on,
while the pleasure of owning a
new car must decrease. An old
car gives you a chance to express
your personality by using it as a
vehicle for mottos and slogans.
When your car gets old enough you
could put this on the back, "Don't
laugh lady, you would look like hell
too without your paint." In an old
car you get the right-of-way. Crumpled
fenders mean nothing to the
veteran you are driving, while the
smallest scratch would be fatal to
one of these new creations. With
old ~ars you can take a dog or your
next door neighbor for a ride, and
in doing this be sure of the fitness
of thine:s. When you are driving
your old car you know that you
are riding. There is no chance that
you will think you are home on
the davenport and wake up in the
hospital or playing a harp.
Altltough Urban Renewal programs
are meeting with opposition
from taxpayers all over the country
as the real objectives of these
programs become known, advocates
of the plan are urging that
cities go right ahead on the projects.
It is suggested that a good
way to get around those who oppose
the Gruen Plan is to change
• the name and call it something
Alger Hiss is said to be drawing else. They've got something there,
a salary of $9,000 per year from a all right. World propagandists have
job in private industry. Most of us long advocated this method of overloyal
Americans would jump at a coming opposition by stupid tax-chance
to do half as well. payers.
WESTERN ATTITUDE TOWARD KHRUSHCHEV
ALL WRONG FROM THE VERY BEGINNING
The fiasco of the summit meeting in Paris which had been touted
all over the world as a great forum from which the formula for "peaceful
co-existence" would emerge in all its glory, has been tersely summed up
in one paragraph by the New York Times writer, James Reston:
"The tragedy of Paris is not that the conference has failedmany
international conferences have failed and disappeared without
a splash-but it has dramatized and magnified the failure by subjecting
the heads of government, and particularly the President of
the United States, to public humiliation."
What Mr. Reston might have added but did not is that this "public
humiliation'' of a President of the United States would have been avoided
if he had listened to the entreaties of thousands of anxious Americans
who have bombarded him for six months with entreaties not to go to a
summit meeting with Khrushchev.
"Please, Mr. President, don't go," was the burden of earnest pleas
from alarmed citizens from all over the country which were showered
on the White House like falling snow.
These Americans realized, if the President did not, that in treating
with a spokesman for Bolshevik ideology, he was not dealing with a
normal human being but with a beast in human form utterly devoid of
principle, reason and judgment and whose sinister Oriental mind is totally
incapable of comprehending - much less abiding by - the moral
standards which motivate civilized men.
Another primary fact which not only the President but all Western
leaders have ignored or overlooked all along is that Khrushchev is not
the authorized head of a State in the accepted meaning of the term and
is, therefore, unqualified and unauthorized, to represent his country
or to confer with legitimate leaders of nations on-international problems.
He is merely a vicious interloper who holds power over a subdued,
helpless and conquered people by force of weapons in the hands of his
mighty Police Force composed of brigands, thieves and assassins. For
the Western leaders to have ever accorded him a legitimate place among
heads of nations was to invite the insults which he so freely delivered at
The natural impulse of a brutal outlaw of human society such as
Khrushchev - when decent men treat him as an equal and defer, kowtow
and make appeasing gestures toward him-is to rudely insult them.
If, from the first, Western leaders had refused to recognize his
beastly regime or had kicked him in the teeth, it would have deflated
his insufferable ego and compelled him to respect them.
It's a little late now to bemoan the failure of the summit meeting in
Paris or even to seethe and burn over the disgraceful fact that Khrushchev
was invited to the United States and was wined and dined like a
visiting king while his entourage carried on espionage against his host
It's not too late, however, to take the only logical and sensible
course left open to retrieve our lost dignity. This is to withdraw recognition
of Russia until that unfortunate, Slave State has a duly constituted
and legally elected head. That would restrict Khrushchev's influence to
the minimum an~ reduce Soviet prestige to the low level where it belongs.
If our leaders only had the courage to take this sound and judicious
step, it would bring the old scoundrel to his knees, deny him a forum for
spouting abuse and force him to sit alone and cry in his vodka.
Church Group Opposed To
Censorship of Obscenity
A National Council of Churches
commission on mass media announced
in New York on June 1
that the Council is "strongly opposed
to censorship or economic boycotts
to change industry habits" in
television, radio or motion pictures.
"We want to stay as far away
as possible from Legion of Decency
techniques" a Commission member
is quoted as saying frankly. The
Legion of Decency opposes television,
radio and movie productions
which feature obscenity, sex and
The findings of the Commission
are reported to have .been based on
a two-year study by a 34-member
Protestant group which included
Spyros P. Skouras, movie mogul,
Sig Mickelson, President Columbia
Broadcasting System's News, and
the very controversial Rev. James
A. Pike, Protestant Episcopal bishop
Education, not censorship, the
Commission said was the answer
to the question of obscenity in the
entertainment field which has dis-
Plans are going ahead for the
White House Conference on the
Aging to be held in Washington
sometime in 1961 and various
groups are considering sending
their delegates to this gathering.
Organized labor will send delegates
as will organized church groups,
organized educators, the medical
and psychiatric associations, governors
of the various States and
other groups. Sounds quite impressive
but we'll bet a 29-cent dollar
that when all is said and done, and
the fireworks die down, the aged
will be right where they were. Not
a year will be taken off their life.
That's why we are not going to
turbed many other groups in re-cent
Those who are fighting obscene
and subversive programs in television,
radio and motion pictures
are said to be greatly discouraged
at the Council's findings, coinciding
as they do with the views of
the Supreme Court which also opposes
any interference on the part
of the citizens with lewd and obscene
entertainment through these
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"ORDERS" FLY THICK AND YOUTH CONFERENCE IS TRANSMISSION
FA~!r}Nha~E~~?~~~~tNt~~k of BELT FOR SUBVERSIVE PROPAGANDA
tyranny and absolute dictatorship
in recent years but in Pennsylvania,
they are putting it into effect.
In Philadelphia trustees of the
University of Pennsylvania have
"ordered'' fraternities on the campus,
Sigma Chi, Sigma Nu and
Alpha Tau Omega, to either accept
Negroes. Mexicans, Puerto Ricans,
head hunters and any one else who
may make application to join to
accept them into their chapters or
be closed down.
As if that were not enough to
make your eyeballs pop out, in
Morgantown, Pennsylvania, the
County Superintendent of Schools
"ordered" 18 Amish farmers to
take their children out of a small
one-room school in Honeybrook
and .send them "over the mountain"
to Morgantown where they
have a $2,100,000 modern school
The Amish farmers replied that
they didn't want to send their children
to Morgantown but that didn't
help them any. The State Department
of Education of Pennsylvania
promptly took the small school
house in the country off the "approved"
Wonder when and where they
will start building concentration
The recent death of Beardsley
Ruml has been reported. He is the
man }Vho tacked the withholding
tax on the American people and
then moved to Puerto Rico to avoid
paying any tax at all. He was a
member of the Council on Foreign
Relations, a powerful organi~ation
of great secrecy and although its
members have perhaps more to do
with shaping foreign and domestic
policy than any other individual or
group, practically nothing is known
about it. Any effort to penetrate
its mystery is useless as a great
wall of silence envelopes its activities.
Every potential candidate for
President has practically sworn on
a stack of Bibles that he will not
accept second place on the ticket
but chances are that any one of
them, if offered the vice presidency,
would take it so quickly it
would make your head swim. Such
is the built-in hypocrisy of politicians.
Among his other dissertations at
Paris, Khrushchev said that he
thought Nelson Rockefeller would
make the best President of the
United States. We can see why
Khrushchev would think so. He's
a more pronounced Internationalist
than any of the others, if that's
The failure of the Summit conference,
the widespread demonstration
in Japan against the President's
visit to Asia and the general
antagonism against the United
States in many parts of the world
is all the proof that anybody should
need to convince them that early
American leaders were correct in
advisin~ against foreign entanglements.
The proper place for a President
of the United States during
his tenure of office is in Washington.
We are having to learn that
the hard way.
One of the boldest and most arrogant pieces of propaganda for
World Socialism and one which strikes at the heart of this nation
for it involves the young people of the land was the list of recommendations
of the White House Conference on Children and Youth.
Called as a gathering of "grass roots" Americans for the purpose of
earnestly studying the problems which have contributed toward the
alarming record of juvenile delinquency in this country, it was in fact
a meeting of scores of rock-ribbed Socialists and hardcore revolutionaries
who are aligned with the world-wide movement to bring about a
Communist-controlled One World Government with the United States a
mere lowly dominion in this International State.
Among the recommendations of this propaganda -cell were:
Support for Negro students in their illegal attempts to take over
private property and force white merchants to serve them at all-white
Increased activities to bring about integration of the black and white
races on all levels.
Tripling of Federal Aid to education on a permanent basis.
The eradication of poverty, want, overcrowding in housing.
Eliminating "bigotry and prejudice."
Abolishing sororities and fraternities and the establishment of student
exchanges, international youth camps as the way toward "world
Not a common sense suggestion among them and not one recommendation
that will not be found in any American Socialist Party platform
which Reds used to promote in this country until it became unnecessary.
'Religious Tolerance' Theory REIGN OF TERROR BUILDS
May Be Due For Awful Jolt UP IN BELGIAN CONGO
Most of the potential candidates
for President have deplored publicly
the matter of "religious intolerance"
and have taken the position
that a man's religion should
not be a factor in his nomination
or election to tb.is office.
However, the silence along this
line in the Johnson camp is beginning
to attract attention and
cause comment and the reason for
their silence on the subject is beginning
to come to light.
They are believed to be deliberately
lying low on the matter so far
as public utterance is concerned
but privately it is being suggested
that any Catholic will suffer the
same fate in the South as AI Smith
in 1928. The Johnson camp is said
to be promoting this line as an
important part of its strategy. Their
reluctance to include a so·called
"loyalty oath" to support the nominee
of the party regardless of who
he may be, is said to stem from
their intention in the event of
Kennedy's nomination of bolting
the ticket in November.
It is regarded in many quarters
as likely that, with the help of
Johnson's supporters. Texas will
again go Republican if the Massachusetts
senator is chosen at Los
Angeles to carry the party's banner.
In Danville, Virginia, stands the
ante-bellum horne where Jefferson
Davis and his government made
their last stand for a dying Confederacy.
For thirty years it has
served as Danville's public library
as well as a Civil War Shrine.
Recently a Washington sub-dictator
otherwise known as a Federal
Judge ruled that Negroes must be
permitted to swarm in and use its
reading rooms. Rather than comply
the city council closed the Library,
along with a Negro branch in another
part of town. Plans are under
way to have the library bought
and run with private interests.
In Leopoldville, Belgian Congo,
terror stalks through the colony
which is soon slated for "independence"
and the sale of firearms
is at an all-time high.
A press report on May 29 from
that city said that white women
there are the constant recipients of
anonymous telephone calls from
native men. "We are going to take
you after independence" these callers
Also the weekly native newspaper
there has echoed these warnings
to the extent that white persons
are fleeing from Leopoldville
in the same proportions that they
have left Washington, D. C. to
avoid the horrors of an "integrated"
city school system.
The Belgian government has appealed
to 10,217 white civil servants
now employed in Leopoldville
to remain on their jobs and
try to give the natives who will
succeed them some understanding
of their duties.
The official reply to this request
was a demand from the civil servants
that the Belgian government
assure their safety and especially
that of the women employees.
Meantime, the women who intend
to stay are being instructed
rigorously in the use of firearms.
This is the situation in which the
American State Department recently
took part to the extent of
deploring the fact that some natives
were shot down after staging
a riot and and threatening the lives
of white officers and citizens.
Apparently, in State Department
reasoning, the Whites should have
allowed themselves to be killed
rather than offer resistance.
In Fort Worth a Negro undertaker
has been writing hot checks
for 31 years witho1,1t ever having
served a day in prison, according to
the local press. One of his hot
checks was for $87,705 and he obtained
this sum from a Negro bank
which later collapsed. He's lucky
that he's not a white man; he
would have been put away 30
The Constitution vs. Metro,
Or Which One Has the Toni?
Section from Constitution
of the United States:
"The right of the people to be
secure in their persons, houses,
papers and effects against unreasonable
searches and seizures shall
not be violated •.. "-Article IV
Bill of Rights.
Section from Charter ot Ameri·
can City operating under "Metro"
"The city shall have the right of
eminent domain and may condemn
either public or private property;
it may take, purchase, hold, acquire
and convey, lease, mortgage and
dispose of any property whatsoever
in the city limits. May carry
out plans for clearance of any
slum or blighted district as defined
by ordinance and may sell such
lands or any part thereof."-From
the City Charter of San Antonio,
This is tough on those who own
property and want to keep it even
though it may be regarded as a
slum area by high-powered city
managers who can afford to live
in tony residential districts.
But it's strong encouragement to
those who have ambitions to take
over this country. Having a little
built-in dictator in every city in the
United States makes it easier for
those who covet this great Republic,
slums and all, to claim it
for their own.
Stevenson Makes Inferential
Announcement in Paris
Adlai Stevenson who has coyly
held back waiting for an invitation
to join the list of candidates for
President of the United States fin~
ally jumped the gun and made
what many construed as his announcement
in a French newspap-
As participants were arriving for
the "summit conference'" that didn't
come off. Stevenson was quoted
in an alleged interview in a
Paris newspaoer as indicating if
he were President of the United
States, he would deal much more
leniently with the Soviets, including
a reduction of American mili·
tary forces in West Berlin.
Whether he selected Paris because
of his intense internationalism
and wanted to give his announcem~"
lt a world background
or whether he chose that site because
he wanted to give Khrushchev
an assist in scuttling the summit
conference is not known.
Stevenson denied that he gave
out any such interview but the
newsman who reported it was
equally vehement in insisting that
he did and offered his notes to
Any way, Stevenson later made
practicaiJy the same assertions at
a Democratic dinner in Washington
so regardless of where he made
his announcement, he is for all
practical purposes in the,race for
We wish for him the same
measure of success that we wish
for all the other international Socialists
who are potential or actual
candidates for the job.
State Department Spends
Nearly A Million Dollars
In Making Whoopee
The State Department has asked
Congress to approve an appropriation
of $838,000 or almost a million
dollars for its "representation"
fund for the fiscal year.
The reason it is called "representation"
fund is to disguise the
purpose for which the money is
spent. Somehow, Washington agen~
cies of government just plain don't
believe in letting the taxpayers in
on such things and figure that they
don't concern the hoi polloi which
means the poor saps who pay for
the various projects.
•·Representation" in this case
means cocktail parties, Scotch,
bourbon, party girls, caterers and
all the other items needed by our
striped pants diplomats for entertaining
foreign big shots.
If it is all right for the State
Department to engage in such activities
- and it obviously is because
they have always done it -
what's wrong with just coming
right out and calling it a "whoopee
fund" or a "fun fund" or anything
to indicate the nature of the activities.
instead of hiding it under a
When members of Congress
tangled with State Department officials
over the amount of money
going for this purpose, one of them
explained that all the money didn't
go for having a good time and said
that some of it was soent for flowers
or funerals. When pinned
down, he admitted that only $145
of the fund went for funeral
wreaths last year.
From the net results of American
diplomatic undertakin~s in recent
years, it would seem that perhaos
this country would be better
off if those dignitaries spent aH
their time at cocktail parties instead
of only a major portion of it.
Americanism a Ia Hollywood:
This year's winner of the Academy
Award, Simone Signoret and her
husband, were not eligible to enter
this country because of immigration
bars against Communists and
subversives. The Justice and State
Departments cooperated, according
to Parade Magazine, in giving
the couple permission to enter this
country for six months. And so
Hollywood gave the wife an Academy
Award. Good work if you can
As if Cyrus Eaton's disgusting
antics in courting the Communists
were not enough, his wife has recently
come out in a letter to the
Ladies Home Journal favoring total
disarmament for all the world
with reasonable inspection to see
that this ban is complied with by
other countries. Two in a family
is simply too much.
The President says that foreign
aid is a "fixed national policy" but
he neglected to say that this policy
was fixed, not by American public
opinion, but by World Communist
leaders who have said that they
would bury us and who have declared
that the quickest way to
overthrow a "Capitalist" country is
to make it spend itself out of existence.
THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE
Uncle Sam's Liable To Have
Human Surplus On His Hands
A dozen or so years ago in the
larger cities of the South there
was a situation which no longer
exists or at least is greatly changed.
On the spacious lawns of the
better homes, happy colored nurse
maids of the neighborhoods would
gather to chat with each other
as they carefully kept an eye on
the children under their charge,
and who played nearby.
These were happy social gatherings
for colored girls who gossipped
and laughed the time away in a
congenial job where they were adequately
paid and kindly treated by
their employers whose confidence
in them was manifested by the fact
that they were trusted with the
care of little children.
But all that is changed now since
do-gooders have taken charge.
There are still nurse maids occasionally,
of course, but their faces
look like sour pickles as they wait
impatiently for the time when they
can get off from the job and attend
a meeting of the NAACP.
Some of these former nurse
maids have gone into factories and
plants and have secured better jobs
which is all to the good.
But a tragic number of them are
not working any more. They are on
the payroll of the Federal government
and draw their compensation
for producing illegitimate children
at so much per child.
Under the very peculiar moral
code which prevails today this is
considered social progress and
these Negro women are regarded
as having been "liberated" from
jobs which are beneath their dignity
and "elevated" to more congenial
and lucrative pursuits.
The greatest threat to their security
in this new venture is the
strong competition among them
and over-production may cause a
surplus of this human commodity
which will pose a more serious
problem for Uncle Sam than even
the mountains of farm products
which are stacked in warehouses
throughout the nation.
In Hollvwood Charity Publicity Turned On CIA
Should Begin at Home To Keep Spotlight Off It
The publicity has been turned on
to make the Central Intelligence
Agency appear to be rendering a
wonderful service and to play down
any blunders they may have made
in connection with the "spy" who
got caught over Soviet Territory.
On May 22, a press dispatch in
the daily papers with a Hollywood
dateline said that Mrs. Florence
Aadland had offered her services
as "a spiritual Counselor dedicated
to helping young girls in
trouble." She added that "delinquents
need the kind of help I can
The noble sentiments of the offer
are undisputed but the practical
aspects of the matter were somewhat
startling in view of the fact
that the woman in question is the
mother of the teenage girl who
made headlines as the companion
of the late actor Errol Flynn in his
trips around the world.
Mrs. Aadland made her generous
offer as she awaited her court
appearance on charges she had
contributed to the delinquency of
her own daughter. These charges
were based on the recent death of
a bit actor who was accidentally
shot as he and the daughter romped
in the nude while struggling for
possession of a pistoL
We do not mean to be facetious
about the matter for there is nothing
humorous about it and the
whole affair is tragic in the extreme.
We merely note it as an examole
that anything can happen
in Hollywood which seems to produce
more than its share of odd
specimens of humanity notwithstanding
the position assumed by
motion picture producers to the
effect that it is the center of cultural
activities and that they are
called on to make movies with a
"message" for the education of the
We have always felt that their
"messages" should be directed to
those in their own colony.
The agency has long been regarded
as merely another bureaucratic
set-up whose main function
was to provide soft jobs for
hangers-on in whatever administration
was in power. The provisjon
that no public record would be
kept of its vast network of employes
or the millions spent by the
outfit has always been believed
just a device to keep Congress from
If it is such a hot organization
and if those who direct its activities
are on the ball, we wonder
why it was that when the propaganda
for anti-colonization started
some years ago and the movement
to "liberate" India, Indonesia, and
certain African States and give
them "independence," was begun
official Washington was not advised
that World Communists were
behind it. In that even, this country
mjght have kept hands off - or
Also why did not this CIA report
that the Bandung Conference
was called for a purpose which
boded evil for the white races of
the world and thereby-perhapskeep
the Eisenhower administration
from praising this conference
as a great world peace move?
Also why has not CIA done some
plain and fancy spying into the
backgrounds of the personnel of
the State Department which are
reputed to be the most questionable
of any class of government
employes when as a matter of fact,
those who work in that strategic
agency should be above reproach?
Rioting Students A Menace
That Should Be Put Down
The recent riots in San Francisco
on the part of a mob of students
from a nearby college who tried to
storm a hearing of a subcommittee
of the House Un-American Activities
Committee, and which was
only put down after many were injured
and two policemen suffered
heart attacks, should serve as a
warning of these constantly recurring
and reckless uprisings and
their potential danger.
The trouble along this line stems
from the fact that teenagers and
students have been the recipients
of entirely too much publicity and
their doings magnified out of all
proportion to their importance.
Like Negroes, these youngsters if
given an inch will take a mile and
both groups have become obsess·
ed with the idea that they represent
a soecially privileged class
and that they, somehow, are above
the laws of decency which govern
As a matter of fact both the teenagers
and the Negroes, as groups,
represent immaturity, radicalism
and irresponsibility to the ultimate
degree and are less qualified to
evaluate public issues than any
other segment of American society.
The only weapons that either group
regards as effective in achieving
their ends are force, compulsion
and mob violence.
Also young radicals in educa~
tiona! institutions have been heart~
ened by student riots in Uruguay
recently which influenced the
American State Department and
the Governor of a soverei.e-n State
to prolong the execution of a convicted
sex criminal in California;
by the demonstrations of campus
rowdies in Korea which removed
Syne:man Rhee from power and by
similar misbehavior by adolescents
in Turkey which routed MPndares
as head of that nation all of which
has enlar.eed adolescent ego to the
They have come to the conclusion
that they are hot stuff and
that they can overthrow governments
What the "youth movement"
needs is the quarantine treatment
by the press which would completely
ignore the smart-alec behavior
of youngsters who get out
of line, such as has often been unfortunately
administered to patriots
fie:hting the menace of Communism.
Says Hubert Humphrey in the
current edition of the "Democratic
Digest": "I would like to see the
White House again the center of
intellectual life in America - a
magnet for creative thinking men
and women, rather than a mausoleum
in which ideas are laid to
rest with hardly a decent burial."
Perhaps the gentleman is nostalgic
for the days when Eleanor
Roosevelt's young Communists
were permitted to romp and scamper
over the White House lawn
and hold conferences around the
White House dinner table. There
is no doubt that the White House
was-the .. center of intellectual life"
at that time and that a lot of
"thinking" was done. We are feeling
the full force of this "thinking"
now, God help us.
PageS THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE
Collins Repudiated By WOMEN MAY BE THE LAST GREAT HOPE
Citizens of Florida OF SAVING THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC
The nomination of Honorable
Farris Bryant for Governor of Florida
on the Democratic· ticket was
widely regarded in that _State as
not only a tribute to the 45-year
old attorney but as a repudiation
of retiring Governor LeRoy Collins
who had plugged hard for his opponent,
Doyle E. Carlton, Jr.
Farris ran on a platform promising
the citizens of that State a con~
tinuation of segregated schools
and that no new taxes would be
levied against the citizens of Flor~
Collins who, it is claimed, has
disgusted m a n y Floridians by
talking out of both sides of his
mouth on segregation and saying
nothing, appeared on a statewide
television broadcast the night be~
fore the election to make a lastminute
appeal in behalf of Carlton.
The retiring ~overnor is said to
have been highly incensed at the
result of the voting and his resentment
was only partly appeased by
his selection by Paul Butler to be
chairman of the Democratic Convention
at Los Angeles in July.
Nomination on the Democratic
ticket in Florida is practically the
equivalent of election although the
nominee will face token Republican
opposition in November.
ROfiCF.FELtER IS FAR FROM
OUT Of THE PICTURE
Of all the Presidential candidates,
announced and unannounced,
the one who is pursuing the
matter with the greatest vigor is
Nelson Rockefeller of New York.
As we pointed out in earlier editions,
the New York governor's
Madison Avenue publicity machine
had never stopped operating in his
behalf and his announcement sometime
ago that he had completely
withdrawn from the campaign was
just from his teeth out. He didn't
mean it of course and new he is
out in the open with his coy statement
to the effect that if drafted
he would accept the call.
The reason we knew he was not
out of the race is because of the
powerful One-World forces which
are back of him such as the international
bankers, the Council on
Foreign Relations and other equally
potent groups who would rather
see him President than any one
Of course any one of the potential
candidates now before the public
would, if elected, be controlled
by powerful international forces
but most of them probably would
not know they were being controlled
but Rockefeller would be
duck soup for the One-Worlders
because he has been working and
spending his millions in the cause
for many years.
We bad rather see either Hubert
Humphrey or Wayne Morse elected
President, if it came down to a
matter of choosing between Rockefeller
and one of them, and that is
the most odious comparison we can
Patriotic groups and organizations of women. all over the country
are doing such excellent work in alerting the Amencan peop.le to the ~d~
vance of Communism into American institutions that there lS a growmg
belief that feminine influence is the last great hope of those who fear for
the survival of the Republic.
In addition to organized groups of women, there are many outs~and~
ing individuals who are working toward the same end such ~s wnters,
lecturers, editors and others who are courageous enough to f1ght alone
and without benefit of group support.
We know one great lady in a large midwest city who, without
fanfare or publicity and at her own expense, is assembling data which
could prove invaluable to the cause of good government when the
Conservative trend develops full steam as it inevitably must if the nation
is to survive in freedom and in honor.
We also know another woman of wealth and distinction in New
England the second floor of whose palatial home somewhat resembles
the offices of a vast business concern because of the hundreds of thous~
ands of pieces of patriotic literature and statistical documents which go
out from there to all parts of the United States every year.
From information that comes to us through the mail and otherwise,
'we learn that there are hundreds of women in various sections of the
country who are contributing their bit by writing letters to newspapers
and to their representatives in Washington and in discussions with their
friends, neighbors and associates concerning the imminent danger to the
Republic through the steady advance of the Welfare State.
The work of all these women, however, is of a non-partisan nature
and stems from their earnest desire as citizens to do their part in promot~
ing the return of Constitutional Government in the United States and has
no political connotations.
When it comes to rough-and-tumble, down-to-earth, practical politics
the fair sex is not doing so well.
Perhaps it is because women made such loud and strident boasts
before they got the ballot about how they were going to "clean up
politics" when once granted the right of franchise, that their shortcom~
ings are so tragically noticeable now.
If the type of men in high office and the policies of government
now in effect represent uclean politics," may God help us if politics ever
gets dirty again.
About all the suffrage amendment has done so far in the way of
actual results has been to double the number of voters and the trouble
and expense of holding elections. The quality of the product of such
elections has not only not improved - it has practically hit bottom.
But perhaps we should not blame the good ladies too much for lack
of achievement because, actually, with the exception of a few cases
of the wrong kind of women, they have never actively participated in
the proceedings of inner circle politics.
In party decisions and policy-making they are just the bubbles on
the champagne and the foam on the beer.
They sit outside and wait for the boys to come out of the "smoke~
filled rooms" at conventions and tell them how the cow ate the cabbage.
At party conclaves they cool their high heels, gossip and freshen their
make-up until such time as male resolutions committee members condescend
to approach them and inform them what "we" have decided
They have shown far too much aptitude as "me too' disciples and
far too little disposition to do their own thinking. The herd instinct is
still strong within them and the impulse to huddle with the bunch dies
Many women would rather be caught without their clothes on than
to be found dissenting on a controversial issue that would separate them
from the crowd.
But, after all, they haven't had the ballot so very long and perhaps
the most charitable conclusion is that they have not yet mastered principles
of government or acquired convictions of sufficient strength to
enable them to stand on their hind feet and talk back to peewee party
bosses who whisper in their pink ears and tell them what they must do
in the interest of party unity.
If the time ever comes when they stand up to these vest-pocket dictators
and tell them that they don't give a hang about party unity and
are going to hold out for principles and policies from here on out, they
will have reached the kind of political maturity which will justify the
passage of the nineteenth amendment.
Senate Resolution 318 provides
for the printing of the 6lst Annual
Report of the National Society
of the Daughters of the. American
Revolution as a Senate document.
It would be difficult for them
to print anything that would proclaim
sounder or more fundamental
American doctrine than this Report
and the Senate is to be congratulated
for this recognition of
one of the nation's most illustrious
groups of women.
According to Congressman Otto
Passman of Louisiana, American
taxpayers are digging up $3.25 billion
per year just for interest on
the money this country has bar~
rowed to give away to foreigners.
The national debt has now climbed
to $290,721,583,220.32 and is
$47 billion more than the debt of
all the other nations of the world
put together. Which proves that
the "statesmanship" in Washington
is not equalled anywhere else
DEMENTED OR DISLOYAL?
IT'S AHYBODY'S GUESS
The Cleveland, Ohio, multi-millionaire,
Cyrus Eaton, who piled up
his huge fortune through the operation
of the great American free
enterprise system appears to be
spending most of his declining
years in trying to cast aspersion
on that same system.
Recently, he has visited the
countries of his dreams-which
means all those behind the Iron
Curtain-where he publicly reviled
the United States and lauded the
slave states to the skies.
Early in May Eaton was the re~
cipient of what to normal patriotic
Americans would be considered the
supreme insult, but which is high~
ly cherished by him, and that was
the Lenin Peace Prize which was
bestowed on him by his comrades
In Budapest he hopefully told a
news conference that if the Demo~
crats win the next election in the
United States, new policies of
friendship toward Communism
would result. In the same confer·
ence he advocated the United
States abolishing all propaganda
and espionage but said nothing
about Russia doing the same. He
spoke warmly of Khrushchev as an
intelligent man and one who sin ..
cerely wants peace.
Only one of two conclusions can
be reached concerning this senile
oid boy and that is that he is either
demented or disloyal.
We prefer to think that the form ..
er is the answer and can't under·
stand why those close to him don't
appoint a guardian to accompany
~~~e=~d supervise his public utter·
One thing he was smart enough
to do, however, was to wait until
he had piled up his immense for·
tune before coming out openly for
the Communists who would have
denied him the right to accumulate
anything except the pittance allow·
ed him as a worker for the State.
There is only one form of aris·
tocracy to which we pay homage
and that is the aristocracy of the
intellect. Wealth and social posi ..
tion are transient things and may
be acquired, and lost, by the shifting
winds of fortune. But the per~
son with a clear, stable and analytical
mind which is capable of
reaching a convicton and defend·
ing it is in possession of a treasure
which is priceless. When we come
in contact with minds of this type,
we bow down in adoration and re·
LOST: Somewhere in vicinity of
Elysee Palace, on Tuesday, May
17, world-famous rose-colored
glasses of extreme fragility, ground
by master craftsman eight months
ago at Camp David, Maryland. No
Maurine Neuberger of Oregon is
expected to win the election in that
State as United States senator. If
so, this will make two women
members of that body. However,
the level of feminine statesmanship
of the Upper House will not be
noticeably raised. Bot}) the present
senator from Maine, Margaret
Chase Smith and Mrs. Neuberger
are decided left-wingers.