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Transcript THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE -To Plead for a Return of Constitutional Government- Vol. II FORT WORTH, TEXAS, APRIL, 1960 No.4 Members Of Congress Hit Record Low In Legislative Performance MR. PAUL BUTLER WHISTLES FOR ELEANOR ROOSEVELT AND SICS HER ON THE SOUTH In recent years practically all left-wingers and other political dere~ Ucts of the North and East have heaped vituperation and abuse on the South but it has remained for Paul Butler, Fair Deal straw boss, to offer the supreme insult to this beleaguered section of the American Republic. Butler, admitted by even his close associates to be the champion fat-head of his party is reported in the press to have appointed a commit~ tee to anticipate the proceedings at the Fair Deal convention at Los Angeles next July and prepare in advance a Civil Rights plank to be sub· mitted by the Platform ComtTiittee as the recommendations of that group tor adoption by the delegates. To head this committee Butler has chosen Eleanor Roosevelt and among those who will aid her in her "serious deliberations" on the sub~ ject Is a slew of hand·picked Negroes. Now, all reports of sectional antagonism to the co~trary, the citi· zens of the South have nothing against Eleanor Roosevelt per se. Some ot them even admire h~r on those extremely rare occasions when they catch her with her mouth closed. What Southerners despise and hold in contempt are her evil and degenerate social views which she is turning heaven and earth to inflict on them before she shuffles off this mortal soil. The people of the South have never attacked her except in defense ot their honor and in rebuttal against her bitter denunciation of them as cruel, inhuman and ignorant peons who are utterly without feeling or compassion for members of the colored race. They realize that it takes all kinds of people to make a world and they would be the last to wish to muzzle this well-meaning but befuddled lady whose verbal output far exceeds her cerebral capacity for produc~ tion and who gaily ignores the basic tenet that excessive wordage does not necessarily spell wisdom but rather is comparable to escaping gas fumes from a rusty exhaust pipe. Also, we feel sure that the people of the South will not hold Mrs. Roosevelt entirely to blame for this latest slap in the face of Dixie know~ fng, as they do, of her utter inability to refuse any invitation which af~ fords an opportunity for her to emphasize her repulsive racial views or to serve the cause in any capacity where the ex_ertion is all on the tongue and no strain is imposed on that section of the anatomy lying above the eyebrows. They will, instead, hold Mr. Paul Butler responsible for this newest Indignity since he is the gent who instigated this little gimmick to kick out Southern Democrats, thereby eliminating the last vestige of decency and removing the final bar against total Marxism in the Roosevelt­spawned party of the New and Fair Deal. In casting about for some one to do the dirty work, it was inevitable that Butler should enlist the support of this confused and addled lady whose chief contribution to contemporary history has been to add "Freedom of the Jaws" to the other four which her late husband im­mortalized. Don't listen to enemies of this Republic' who sneer at nationalism and who regard patriotism as an outmoded relic of the dark ages. Re~ member that loyalty to country, love of home and family, and reverence for God are the noblest impulses of the human heart. It is these attri­butes which reflect the divinity in man and distinguish him from the beast in the jungle. For almost two months members of the United States Senate laid aside the legitimate business on their agenda and concentrated on one measure with the sole objective of capturing the Negro vote for their respective parties In the presidential election this Fall. By centering their collective strength on this class legis· lotion to the exclusion of relevant matters of State, they have so debased and down-graded the legislative func• tion as to create serious doubt In the minds of fearful Americans that this country is any longer capable of self-government, Their dogged determination and mule· headed obstinacy in trying to brutally force a Civil Rights bill down the throats of law-abiding citixens of the South against whom their venom Is directed, is the clearest cut victory for the Kremlin since MacArthur was ordered to turn back at the Yalu River. The vicious charges hurled at Dixie by the hate-glutted sponsors of this infamous measure are far more provocative than the incidents which led the great John C. Calhoun to pro· pose that the South secede from the Union. By the time this appears in print a new so-called Civil Right bill may have been passed by the Congress or it may still be in the pro· cess of being batted back and forth between the House and Senate by the insufferable demagogues sponsoring this nefarious legislation. They are not even remotely interested in any "right" of the Negro but are merely concerned in gaining his vote. No matter what version of this obnoxious measure is passed, or whether any legislation on the subject is adopted at all, the official be· havior of elected representatives of the people in the matter constitutes legislative license without sanction in any Charter under which respect· able and orderly governments have operated since the beginning of time. By practically stopping the machinery of State while debating legis· lation favoring one class of citizens over another, they have set up a chain reaction which is now reverberating in colored nations all over the world, bringing violence, death and bloodshed in its wake and setting peaceful race relations back almost one hundred years. By arrogantly overriding the Constitution and defiantly spurning the principles and tranditions which millions of law-abiding citizens have cherished for close to a century, members of the Congress have invited open rebellion on the part of an immature and irresponsible element of our society and have re-established mob rule and made it respectable in an area of the Republic where reputable citizens have struggled long and diligently to put it down. They have unleashed powerful, dangerous and unpredictable emo~ tions and have turned loose on the South hordes of young potential terrorists whose ancestors less than a hundred years ago were eating each other in the jungles of Africa. They have stripped away Constitutional safeguards from private property, disavowed the inalienable right of choice and given impetus to the conception that might makes right when young hoodlums band together to take over a business establishment or force it to close. They have lighted a fuse which has kindled smoldering fires of hatred between the races and have undone the work of a generation of calm and level-headed citizens who_ had stamped out the Ku Klux Klan and have caused the fiery cross to blaze forth again all over the South. (Continued on Page 2) ---------------------------------------------------------- - ------------- Millions of Americans Think It-The Southern Conservative Says It Page 2 THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE APRIL, 1960 Example of What Connally Amendment Means To Our National Security The Humphrey resolution for the repeal of the Connally amendment in the World Court matter is out of the way temporarily, this resolu­tion having been killed by the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate. That does not mean that die-hard One-Worlders won't bring it back but at least for the present session of Congress it is dead. Meantime an action by the United Nations gives some idea of how the World Court would have probably performed in regard to strictly "domestic problems'' of the United States if the Connally amend­ment had been repealed and the Court given the right to decide what was and what was not a "domestic problem." The United Nations is the parent of the World Court and this is the way they performed in the South African riot situation: When 20,000 Negroes in South Africa ganged up on police and officials were compelled to fire on the rioters to restore order, some seventy Negroes were ki!led. · Immediately the United Nations, under the guidance of Dag Ham­marskiold, whose behavior frequently inspires charges that he is rigidly preJudiced toward the Communist side of any issue, proposed to open an investigation into the whole South African affair. If those killed had been white persons, of course there would have been no interfer­ence on the part of the United Nations but they were Negroes, so the fat was in the fire. Hammarskjold was determined that the investiga­tion should take place. Officials of the South African government, who are perfectly capable of handling the situation if hot-headed fools from foreign coun­tries will keep out of it, begged and pleaded with the United Nations to lay off and let them handle the situation. They pointed out that it was a strictly domestic situation and one in which they needed no outside help or interference in solving. But Mr. Hammarskiold had his neck bowed and so the United Nations Security Council has voted to plunge immediately into the situa­tion on the dark continent despite protests and warnings of the South .African Government that this will only inflame the dangerous Situation there. And thus we have an obiect lesson in what might have been expected of the World Court if the Connally amendment had been repealed and something had come up which the United States government protested was a "domestic problem" but which the World Court held to be "inter­national." So, if the United Nations which is the parent of the World Court could ride roughshod over South Africa and make its own decision about what was a "domestic issue," is any one so stupid as to think that its offsprinP", the World Court, would not perform in the same high­handed manner? From a member of the Missis­sippi House of Representatives. and who is a personal friend of ours: The bumble bee is a rambling old soul, Who does not believe in birth control, This is the reason in days like these, Why Washington's so full of sons of bees. Mr. Tom Anderson, brilliant edi· tor of Farm and Ranch magazine at N:'cshville, Tennessee, writes us from Spain to say that he is sched­uled for an interview with Gener­alissimo Franco soon. We are glad to note that, since a responsible American is going to interview a dictator, at least he selected an anti-Communist for the purpose. Usually Americans seem to prefer to talk to Khmshchev and other Communists. They avoid Franco and Tru iillo like the plague because these two won't tolerate the Soviets within their countries. From a subscriber in Birming· ham, Alabama: "In a social group a few nights ago it was decided by all but two present that you are the most interesting writer on po­litical subjects of anyone in the United States and that the South­ern Conservative is the best paper. The two who did not agree had never read it." The recent Southeastern Metho­dist Conference asked the General Conference of the M e t h o d i s t Church when it meets in Denver in April to do away with old-time Gospel Hymns such as "What A Friend We Have In Jesus," "Blessed Assurance" and other sacred songs. "The Gospel Hymn is a victorian development - sentimental and good for nothing," said Bliss Wiant, one of the Conference delegates. Score another victory for the Reds! Claremont College at Claremont, California, wants it known that it does not want any Federal gifts and will not accept them. Clare· mont, a private institution, wants to preserve its independence and its wise officials realize that Fed­eral Aid means Federal Control. In justice to the National Coun­cil of Churches, it must be admitted that while that group is under heavy public censure at this time for their pro-Communist position on all public issues, the fact must be admitted that they are not alone in their guilt. Every facet of Amer­ican life has been infiltrated by Communists and especially all those which represent any sort of official or public activity. We stiii believe that the majority of Ameri­can citizens are sound but the dam­age has been done to political, so­cial, religious and educational ac­tion groups which means the lead­ership of this country. STATE OF NEVADA BRINGS INCOME TAX REPEAL ONE STEP HEARER We were very happy to learn t h a t the proposed twenty-third amendment to the Constitution of the United States has been ad­vanced another step. The State of Nevada recently passed a concurrent resolution ask­ing that the Congress submit this amendment for ratification by the necessary number of State legisla· tures. The principal section of the pro­posed twenty-third amendment pro· vides for repeal of the Sixteenth or Income Tax amendment although it also provides that the United States shall discontinue engaging in any business or industrial enter· prise except as specified in the Con· stitution. Action by the Nevada lawmak­ing body makes a total of three States who have adopted this reso­lution to date- Texas and Wyo­ming being the other tw.o. Since it r e q u i r e s thirty-four States to force Congress to submit this amendment, it may seem that slow progress is being made. However, it should be taken Into consideration that it has taken twenty-five years, or a quarter of a century, for this great Republic to be converted into a Socialist Welfare State and it is not human .. Iy possible to restore Constitutional Government in a short period of time. It will be a long, weary and dis­couraging fight because the Con .. gress is thickly cluttered with ad· died-brained liberals who have been thoroughly sold on Marxism as the ideal governing system and they will fight the oroposed amend· ment every foot of the way. The resolution is now before the Mississippi legislature and several other State lawmaking bodies. From a couple in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: "The day your paper arrives, we lock the doors, shut off bells and no one can interrupt until we have read your fine paper through. Then we lend it to friends who enjoy it as much as we do.n Members of Congress (Con~;~:d ,from) In brief, they have performed as Moscow ordained that they should and hav~ worked up a frenzy of racial bitterness which could conceiv .. ably get out of hand and bring bloodshed and death to innocent mem­bers of both the white and colored race. The battle over this Force Bill was not a case of the South versus the North, nor segregationists against advocates of racial mon­grelization, but a contest to decide whether ours is a government which derives its just powers from the consent of the governed or whether it is a ruthless centralized machine which rides roughshod over the Con· stitution and the rights and freedoms of the vast majority of its con .. stituent people. And although deep-seated antagonism against the South motivated sponsors of this infamous legislation, it was not a sectional matter in that it would affect only one area of the country. It was rather an action in which the interests of all those who revere Constitutional Government were deeply involved for we can be sure that when the rights of the people of the South are struck from the Constitution, those of all other citizens from whatever section of the nation must inevitably come tumbling down. That is one of the immutable and immovable laws of nature over which the Congress of the United States has no control. The whole Civil . Rights program, conceived in the Kremlin and executed by unprincipled American demagogues for the purpose of influencing Negro votes, constitutes one of the most depraved legisla· tive undertakings in the history of organized government. It indelibly stamps its sponsors as utterly without responsibility, understanding or integrity in their legislative intent and totally without respect for the Consitution or the rights and freedoms guaranteed under its provisions to the fearless white pioneers who built an empire on the American continent. . The only healthy symptom in the whole proceedings and the only evid~nce that a spark of statesmanship still flickers in the highest law· makmg body of a dying Republic was the fillibuster in the Senate when ~ small band of b?ld and intrepid Southerners lined up almost solidly m behalf of the Rights of the States and were willing to go to almost inhuman limits to defend them. . . An? regardless of how the monstrosity known as the Civil Rights bill IS fmally resolved, every American whether he recognizes it or not, owes an eternal debt of gratitude to all members of the Senate from the South-with the exception of those from Texas and Tennessee­for so valiantly defending basic doctrines which the weak and vicious among them were willing to cast aside. Mea~ti~e. as they have fought and wrangled over this divisive un-ConstitUtiOnal an? uncalled-for legislation, the Republic which they ~ere elected. a~d patd to preserve and uphold is steadily being sucked mto the hornfymg maw of World Gommunism. But if we expect our representatives in Washington to put up the same dedicated, organized and coordinated fight to save us from the Soviet mf'nace that they waged in their battle for the colored vote, we are merely being naive and childish. APRIL, 1960 THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE Page 3 Six Southern States May Hold the Key to Survival When a great nation has reached the crossroads and is imperiled by either foreign or domestic enemies who would destroy it, fate often intervenes and provides the men and the measures to save it. There are those who believe that in the case of the American Re­public's dire emergency brought about by twenty-five years of Marxist administration of the Federal government, six Southern States may hold the answer as to whether the plunge into a Communist-dominated One­World government will be halted or expedited with the election in November. These Southern States are Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina. These combined States have 57 elec­toral college votes and each State has a law on its statute books which provides that these electors shall remain independent and shall pledge their State's electoral vote to any candidate of their choice and are not bound by the choice of their national party convention. So far there is no outstanding American patriot suggested as the possible nominee of either the Fair Dealers or the Modern Republicans and the natural inference is that, unless a way out is provided, we face another eight years of squandering the citizens' money and restricting their rights and freedoms under the administration of one or the other of the two National Socialists who will emerge as their respective party's nominee at Los Angeles and Chicago. After the Los Angeles convention, it is possible that these six Southern States may hold a joint meeting and decide on collective action. In the case of a close election, this could throw the nomination of a candidate for President into the House of Representatives, where each State would have one vote and one vote only. This would offset the heavy influence of subversive groups in the North and East who are now expected to be largely instrumental in naming the next President. Regardless of who emerged as the victor from such an arrangement, it would be an improvement over the present field of candidates not one of whom is believed to have any disinterested and unselfish interest in the welfare of the American Republic and any of whom would likely be controlled robots of the invisible masters who have ruled the United States and shaped its official policies for twenty five years. It may well be that these six Southern States are being paged by destiny and the earnest prayers of all good Americans will be that they may measure up to the God-given opportunity to save the American Republic, if and when it comes. - OVER TWO HUNDRED GROUPS WORKING FOR OVERTHROW OF OUR GOVERNMENT If the American people had not become shock-proof and could be bowled over, a recent announce­ment from the House Committee on un-American Activities should certainly do it. There are in the United States more than two hundred organiza­tions which are engaged in a "pro­digious campaign of political sub­version," the Committee revealed. This means that this many organ­izations are working to destroy the Ameriean form of government and this does not include the thousands of individuals in high places and low who are striving toward the same end. As a result of all this subversion a climate of opinion has been cre­ated. the Committee said, which is against all laws designed to pro­tect national security. These findings were contained in a 2300-page summary of subversion and sabotage in a year-long inquiry. And in spite of this incredible evidence of domestic treason, noth­ing is being done, no committee appointed by the Administration to look into the advance of Com­munism here; the Supreme Court has done nothing to mitigate its earlier rulings favoring Communist attempts to overthrow our govern­ment and the Congress calmly goes ahefld with Soviet-inspired meas­ures designed to divide the Ameri­can people and soften them up for the take-over. Perhaps it is well for their peace of mind that the American people have been brainwashed and put to sleep. Otherwise there would be revolution. The Constitution merely pro­vides that the Federal government shall count the citizens of the United States every ten years for the sole purpose of deciding the number of representatives in the Congress which each State shall have. If there is any provision authorizing the census takers to pry into intimate, personal affairs of Americans, we could not find it. According to an Associated Press retease in March 30, President Eisenhower actually believes that the Soviets want a ban on nuclear weapons and th<lt they would like to stop the testing of these deadly weapons. It is difficult to under­stand how anyone who is able to think at all could be so gullible and naive. A columnist reports this interest­ing feature: "Lincoln's Gettysburg Address had 267 words; the Ten Commandments has 297 words; the Declaration of Independence 300 words; a recent order of the Office of Price Stabilization on the price of cabbage had 26,911 words." That's the Washington motto. all right. Never let one word suffice when a thousand can be used. Only Cowards Will Shy Away From Controversial Issues We were told recently of a woman who said to a newly organized patriotic group consisting of members of her own sex: "Let us stand for something and not be against everything. Also, we must avoid having anything to do with controversial matters." Now those good ladies, if they heed her advice, are infiltrated before they start and they had just as well disband for all the good they are going to accomplish. In the first place anything that is not controversial is not worth discussing, and in the second place practically everything is controver­sial today. One dare not express love of Home, of God and of Country without running into controversy, although it would seem that these are subjects on which everyone could agree. In substantiation of this, we point to UNESCO which has distributed literature all over the world whose purpose is to destroy the home as a unit of society and cancel out the influence of parents on today's chil· dren. Thus the home is controversial. Also, one of the most diligent propaganda campaigns now being carried on is to destroy the Christian religion and to minimize God as a Supreme Being. Every day iliere are instances where powerful leaders come out in favor of the gospel of Karl Marx as a substitute for the Gospel of Jesus and the attempts to take Christ out of Christmas go on with unabated force. Therefore, God becomes controversiaL And 'anyone who expresses undiluted love for country and flag is denounced as a narrow nationalist who puts his own country before the new conception of One-World Government and Universal Brotherhood. Accordingly, patriotism is controversial. So if these sacred subjects have been made controversi;l what is there left that can properly be called non-controversial? The remarks of the lady referred to above made us reflect on our own situation and started us wondering what would have happened to our publication if we had skirted "controversial" subjects in our editorial discussion. We are inordinately proud of the fact that we started a ~~~~~~h t~;e~o~~n ub:~~~ p~~~~d~ ~h~i~io:;yw h~~~n~~as ~orr,_~~=~~~-_,., in every State in the Union and in several foreign countries; that our editorials have been widely reproduced in publications including the Congressional Record and that, as a result of our editorial boldness, we were invited to appear before a committee of the United States Senate to give our views on a proposed change in procedural policies of that body. Does anyone think for a minute that a publication such as the Southern Conservative could have ever gotten anywhere if we had adopted the weasel attitude that we must shy away from controversial issues and say only those things that would please everybody? We love controversy because we recognize that everything that is fine and good in our American way of life has become controversial because the nation's domestic and foreign enemies want to destroy those things. Others want to preserve them. So they are controversiaL We love to wade right in to controversy and the more controversial, the better we like to tackle it. IT IS NOT THE HORROR OF THE CRIME, BUT COLOR OF SKIN, THAT COUNTS Recently in Houston a group of white hoodlums were charged with having hung a Negro man upside down to a tree after carving the initials KKK on his chest. However, the Negro was apparently not hurt very much as he was able to ap­pear almost immediately on tele­vision and tell his story. The incident reached clear over to Europe and letters from abroad poured into Houston deploring the incident which was, of course, un­pardonable. Also representatives in Washington sent telegrams into Houston expressing high indigna­tion over the matter. Certain news­papers treated it editorially as if it were an international incident in­stead of the work of an irrespon­sible gang of young white juvenile delinquents. The amazing thing is the differ­ent reaction to a tragedy which happened in that same city of Hous­ton only a short time previous to the mussing up of the Negro man. In that case five young black criminals tortured, mutilated, mo­lested and killed one poor little helpless white boy and hid his body in an abandoned building. When the poor little broken body of the white child was recovered it rated mention in the Houston lo­cal press and in State papers. But there was no reaction from the outraged people of Europe and no represent'atives in Washington sent indignant wires demanding sum­mary punishment for the beastly perpetrators of one of the most re­volting crimes of the age. There could not possibly be but one moral in the two cases and that is that the pro-Communist poli­ticians of the United States and of the world have gone so far over­board for propaganda advocating racial advantages for Negroes that the proposition has backfired and the interest and welfare of the black man is now held paramount and even the lives of members of the white race are considered of no value. Page 4 The Southern Conservative A MONTHLY PUBLICATION OF EDITORIAL OPINION WITH NATIONAL CIRCULATION IDA M. DARDEN, Editor Editorial Offices Flatiron 8uildin9 Fort Worth, Texas Phone EO 2-2089 Price $5.00 Per Year {Evtr'1 p<tid ~ubscriber ;, entitled to one fr~e subscription to be tent to <tny ptnon ofhischooslnq.J . s~nt without eost to memben Of Congreu, members of State Legislatures, Governors, tndotherpublieoffieials. A helpless sparrow 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: AlABAMA GENTLEMAN MAY HAVE FOUND THE ANSWER An anonymous writer in the Montgomery, Alabama, Advertiser for March 9 undertakes an explana­tion of Paul Butler's bitter anta­p- onic:m toward the people of the South. "Is it possible," he asks, "that Democratic National Committee Chairman Paul Butler is a relative of General 'Beast' Butler who was no!orious for his harsh and brutal trea> ment of the white people of New Orleans after its capture by thf> Yan!.o:ees? ''One reaction to this cruel treat­ment so enraged General Butler that it is quite probable that his resentment could have lasted into the third or fourth generation of his descendants. "That reaction caused an enter­pric; ing New Orleans manufacturer of porcelain ware to make and sell to all the white people of the city certain recery•acles sometimes face: iously called 'White Owls.' In­sid0 the bottom of these receptacles was enPraved a crude picture of GePeral Butler. In the event any one is interested, a specimen of tl1is receptacle can be seen in the De,artment of Archives and His­tory at the Alabama State CapitoL "lt is quite natural for a South­erner to wonder if this excruciat­ingl. v funny and deeply humiliating trea>ment of General Butler's face caused resentment so strong that it has been inherited by the modern Butler and account for his hatred of white Southerners. "T am now in my dotage and since I'm too old to fight and too weak to run, I ask that my name not be published." THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE Air Force Manual About National Council Of Churches Did Not Tell Half the Story We hope that many of the "38 million members" which the National Council of Churches claims to have on its roster, listened to the broad­casts of Fulton Lewis, Jr. on March 23rd and ensuing days. If they did, they realize by now that the charges in the Air Force Manual concern­ing Communist infiltration of the Council was really a compliment in comparison to some of the other activities of that so-called religious group. Mr. Lewis read from a pamphlet put out by the Department of Racial and Cultural Relations df the National Council of Churches titled The Negro American and which listed books as recommended reading by all those interested in race relations, including children. The pamphlet was by one Edith Hussey, and among the books which this brochure listed for recommended reading were three titled "The Walls Came Tumbling Down," "Color Blind" and "Without Magnolias." We have been in possession of the file giving excerpts and passages from these books for several years. It was sent to us by a person who had special permission to transmit it through the mails. Otherwise, be­cause of the filthy and lewd lati.guage employed, the sender would have been liable to a ten-thousand-dollar fine and a prison term, under postal laws. This language is so vulgar, obscene and incredibly vile that it would cause a water-front roustabout to blush to the roots of his hair and we are still unable to understand how the National Council of Churches, even though it is alleged to be infiltrated with Communism, could have permitted this lecherous sex stuff to be listed as recommend­ed reading by one of its departments. We wrote several editorials on the subject several years ago when these same lewd and lascivious volumes were found on the shelves in the public schools in Marin County, California. We did not say in these editorials, however, that they were 'recommended' reading by the National Council of Churches because we did not know it at the time and only learned it from Mr. Lewis' broadcasts. . When they were found in the California schools, outraged parents tned to get them removed but the National Education Association step­ped i~ and ?efended the filthy and unspeakable books and they were kept 111 the hbrary. So far as we know, they are still there. Propagandists for World Communism have repeatedly proclaimed that the debasement of the minds of the young was imperative in order to provide a fertile field for the spread of Communism and if this latest attempt in th_at direction is brushed off by a few Bishops in the National Council and 1gnored by the Council's "38 million members," all patriots had as well fold up and quit fighting Communism because the battle will have already been won. We will guarantee that if the decent Americans whose churches have b~en taken into the National Council could read passages from these v1le books, the Council would not have 38 members much less "38 mil­lion." CITY OF THE ALAMO SURR~NDERS WITHOUT THE FIRING OF A SHOT A great many people have ex~ pressed surprise that the merchants of San Antonio cowardly surrender­ed to the young Negro rioters who invaded their stores recently, and hastily threw up the white flag. They promised that hereafter they would remove all stools from their lunch counters and serve all comers, black, white. or mulatto. This should occasion no surprise for San Antonio has long been known as one of the Reddest towns in the South and it perhaps has more left-wingers per square inch than any other city of comparable size in the country. In addition, much of the church leadership there is of the same hue. There is one notorious Bishop of a certain denomination in that area who has been ral)ting and raving on the hustings for years and mouth­ing the doctrines of Karl Marx which of course includes primarily the social mixing of the races. San Antonio was whipped before it started and the prayers of all good oeople should go out for the minority of good patriotic Ameri­cans there who were helpless to do anything to prevent the capitu­lation of private business interests to rabble-rousing hoodlums of both colors. Like all Communist victories, this one was achieved without the firing of a shot. Another "Right" Which One One-Worlder Would Abolish Pronouncements of One-World psychiatrists, who are regarded in many circles as a greater menace even than Communism itself, have largely lost their power to any longer shock the people, but one of the breed from Yale University did so recently. La~re~:ein~~r~~~e i~f D~~~s, u~f~ versity's School of Medicine ques­tioned the "right" of the American ~eople to have children except in hm1ted numbers. He said he could foresee the day when physicians would have to take a hand to "in­terrupt" this process of nature which has heretofore been taken for granted as a "right" which was somewhat removed from the auth­ority of ordinary regulating bodies. The increasing population of the world and our inability to feed and car~ for. fore~gners would probably be 1mpa1red 1f our own population continues to increase and this was no doubt the underlying cause of Dr. Kubie's distress over the situa­tion. Closing the immigration bars to all aliens as a protection to our own population is a device which these international do-gooders never rec· om mend. If you've been intending to sub­scribe to the Southern Conserva­tive for a long time, why not do it now? See masthead on page four for rates and address. APRIL, 1960 CHICKENS COME HOME TO ROOST Teenage vandals from an ele~ mentary school in a suburb of Fort Worth were reported in the press to be responsible for wrecking sev­eral school rooms recently and tear­ing an American Flag to shreds and so mutilating it that the janitor had to burn it. These little ruffians have gotten an early start but after all we must remember that the American Flag has had to undergo some humiliat­ing experiences in this country Jn recent years, such as having a United Nations Flag flown above It or alongside it, and having many college students repudiate it by re­fusing to take an oath of loyalty to their country. Lewd and obscene phrases were also reported to have been scrib­bled all over the school room walls by the juvenile raiders in the Fort Worth school. Well, there is a precedent for that, too. Many of the best selling books of fiction which publishers are currently turning out have vile and filthy phrases and the more obscene and lewd they are, the more the public buys them, to say nothing of motion pictures which specialize in filth and which adults attend by the millions. Children are natural imitators and before juvenile delinquency can be effectively handled, adult de­lniquents must fii-st be dealt with. Wa hingto , • • e s The Country In Venereal Disease Dr. J~hn R. Pate, health official of the District of Columbia, made a startling report to a meeting of the District's social Hygiene So­ciety recently, according to the Washington Daily News of March 25. Dr. Pate said that the rate of venereal disease in Washington was ~igher than in any other large city m the country and is three times as high as the second place city in the nation, and that the disease had ~~~~~d steadily in Washington since The most alarming feature of his report was that there had been a "spectacular" rise of venereal dis­ease among teenagers and children of an even lower age. This result was, of course, antici­pated by informed persons who re­alized that the spread of venereal disease would be one of the con­comitants of integrated schools in the city which was "going to be an example to the whole country," but even they did not figure that there would be 1136 cases to each 100 000 of the population as Dr. Pate' re­ports. It was also pointed out that not one in six of these cases are report· ed and treated and so the overall figures are much more alarming. Most Negroes tend to ignore the situati~:m and among a large num­ber th1s type of disease is regarded as little more serious than a com­mon cold. From a subscriber in Kansas City: "! marvel at your power of expres­s_ JOn. Your sentences pop and crack hke a whip and hit the mark. Your prose is poetry. I lack words to express my admiration for the 'Southern Conservative'." APRIL, 1960 THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE Poge 5 ARIZONA SENATOR SUGGESTS WITHDRAWAL If There's One Thing We Don't Need, It OF RECOGNITION OF SOVIET RUSSIA Is More Aliens in the United States One of the few practical, sane and common sense suggestions to come out of Washington recently was made by United . States Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona. The Arizona senator, chairman of the Republican senatorial cam­paign committee, warned that the first step in "containing Communism" and raising the temperature of the cold war would be withdrawal of United States diplomatic recognition from the Soviet government head­ed by one Nikita S. Khrushchev. He expressed the firm conviction that "our entire approach to the cold war would change for the better the moment we announced that the United States does not regard Khrushchev's murderous clique as the legitimate ruler of the Russian people or of any other people." He added that "Not only would withdrawal of recognition stiffen the American people's attitude toward Communism, it would also give heart to the enslaved peoples and help them overthrow their captors." Goldwater said that his remarks were intended to impress President Eisenhower that there is strong and growing sentiment throughout this country against constant compromises with the Soviets. He feels that we, not the Communists, should set the terms in any negotiations so long as we insist on "negotiating" with Russians. He points out that under the plan he suggests that "We, not they, would select the time and place for a test of wills. We, not they, would have the opportunity to bring maximum strength to bear on that test. They, not we, would have to decide between fi ghting for limi ted obje c ~ tives under unfavorable circumstances or backing down." He called for continued testing of nuclear weapons and cautioned against negotiations with the Soviets in these words: "The next time we are urged to rush to the conference table in order to relax 'world tensions' let our reaction be determined by this simple fact: the only 'tensions' that exist between East and West have been created, and deliberately so, by the Communists." There was no report on the reaction to Senator Goldwater's sug­gestion on the part of that segment of our national leadership which shudders and shakes when Khrushchev frowns, but it is certain to come as cold water to a parched desert in the case of millions of Americans who are fed up with the policy of kowtowing, appeasin g and conci li a t~ ing the Soviet assassin which has been followed so long that it has worn American patience thin. NOTED WRITER SAYS THE PRESIDENT IS CARRYING CHAMBERLAIN'S UMBRELLA Any one who can secure a front page tear sheet of the Arizona Re~ public. Phoenix, Arizona, for Thurs­day, March 24, 1960, will be richly rewarded with the privilege of read~ jng an editorial from Clarence Burl­ington Kelland. In this editorial, Mr. Kelland tears to shreds our wavering and timid and fear-ridden foreign policy which has caused even the most in­significant nations to feel they can insult us with impunity and which has resulted in a loss of respect for the American Flag all over the world. Mr. Kelland tells of Theodore Roosevelt who "when United States citizen Predicaris was kid­napped by African tribesmen, sent the curt message 'Perdicaris alive or Rasouli dead'." .. "Never from the birth of this na­tion until the oresent day have we failed promotly and emphatically to counter insult or disrespect or flouting of our national honor with swift and efficient action" ... Mr. Kelland points out. It has been hushed up but the incidents in the Finch jury trial room at Los Angeles are probably Without precedent in the history of administration of justice. Far from acting like an orderly group deliberating on a life and death issue, thev are said to have acted more like ·law violators themselves. The misbehavior is attributed to the fact that a racially mixed group was locked up in close quarters for an extended length of time. "Apparently Mr. Eisenhower has borrowed Chamberlain's umbrella. Chamberlain carried it only to Mu~ nich. President Eisenhower has to­ted it to the remotest corners of the world," Mr. Kelland says and adds: "Once upon a time we had a Pres­ident named Monroe. He was not a great President but he was a Pres­ident with self-respect and a deep appreciation of the dignity of his country. He had scant army and Jess navy but he had what this ad~ ministration lacks - the fortitude to face up to a hostile world and declare himself.'' The editorial is too long for re­production here but every Ameri­can should read it for an under­standing of the timidity and cow­ardice inherent in our foreign poli­cies today and which have given even the upstart nations of the world such as Cuba the idea that the United States can be abuse:d and insulted with no fear of retalia­tion Mr. Kelland's editorial also ap­peared in the Indianapolis, Indiana, News on March 26 and perhaps in other leading papers of the nation. There could not be but one rea­son why the heads of certain col­leges objected to the loyalty oath being taken by students asking for government loans and that is be­cause thev, themselves, could not conscientiOusly take such an oath. There could not possibly be any other explanation for an American citizen's refusal to declare his loy~ alty to his country. It is estimated by various author­ities that there are between four and five million illegal aliens in the United States today. It has been suggested that when the census takers in April started their prying and probing into the private lives of the American peo­ple under the guise of counting noses for the census, these illegal aliens could have been exposed for prosecution and deportation. Sure­ly if there is any possible chance of turning them up census snoopers who are authorized to ask all sorts of questions could have done it. But the President apparently had another idea on the subject. While, so far as is known, he has made no comment on illegal aliens already here and no effort to dis­lodge them is under way, he has made recommendation that more than 300,000 more aliens be per~ mitted to come here each year and has asked Congress to revise the immigration quotas accordingly. Since these aliens would not be able to qualify as voters in the next election, we were at a loss to un~ derstand why the President was Supreme Court Adviser Stamped As Instrument Of The Communists Gunnar Myrdal. of Sweden, it will be remembered was one of the sources of inspiration to Earl War­ren's Supreme Court in the segre­gation decision of 1954. Even those who tolerate integration felt that Warren's adherence to a foreigner's ideals in handing down a ruling affecting many people of the United States was injudicious and in bad taste, even though they did not know of Myrdal's personal back~ ground. A report issued by the Commit­tee of the Judiciary, dated Febru­ary- March 1958 titled "Limitation of Appellate Jurisdiction of the United States Supreme Court," page 1079. frankly refers to Myrdal as "Swedish Communist, Gunnar Myrdahl" and says: "As a conscious and effective in­strument of the Communist global conquest, less subtle than Krishna Mennon of India but more able than Ludwi~ Rajchman of Poland, this same Gunnar Mvrdal is so im­portant to Moscow that the Soviet made his aopointment as executive secretary to the United Nations Economic Mission for Europe a con­dition of Kremlin participation." And this is the same Gunnar Myrdal who influences rulings of this nation's highest court. thereby causing the Con~ress of the United States to legislate in accordance thereto and Soverei~n States of the Union to change the operation of their schools and lay aside tradi­tions of almost a century. Is this evidence of Communist domination of American policies of government or is it? Here's something to cheer tax~ weary citizens of the United States: A United Press International dis~ patch from Hong Kong, says that the America·n government is spend­ing nearly $1,000 per hour on refu­gees there, or $7,200,000 per year. This is authorized under Public Law 480 and we'll bet that not one pressing so hard for their admit­tance. However, it was explained to us that it is highly organized groups in this country who do have heavy voting strength who are putting the pressure on the President to muti· late our immigration laws and Jet these foreigners come in. We understood, of course, that there was some impelling motive for his request for this legislation and we are glad to know what it is. There is every argument on earth why they should not be admitted including the unemployment sit­uation in the United States which is claimed to be far more serious than official figures indicate - this being election year -but the over­powering reason why they should be kept out is because we have more subversives on hand now than we can handle, both imported and domestic. Encouraging information from Washington is that Congress wil1 not likely grant the President's re­quest but of course he will be given credit for having tried and prob­~ bly that will serve the purpose JUSt as well. Sout~l!rn Schools Kick Out Two Racial Agitators Two bad trouble makers were disposed of by Southern schools durino- the past couo\e of werl{s in an effort to curb the racial law­lessness which has spread alJ over the nation. At Memphis, Tennessee, follow­ing vigorous complaints by law­abiding citizens, James Lawson, a Neero Divinity student, wac; ex~ pelled bv the management of Van­derbilt University. It was charged that not only was Lawson one of the instieator<; of the sit-in plots but that the Uni­versity was violating Tennessee Jaw by allowing a Negro stun~nt in a white private educational in­stitution. Accordingly Chancellor Harvie Branscomb of Vanderbilt gave the following notice to the Negro stu­dent: "Your strong commitment to a planned campaign of civil dis­obedience, as expressed in your signed statement of today, compels the Executive Committee of the Board of Trust to ask vou to with­draw from the University." At Marshall. Texas, where Negro students had also been guilty of the offense of entering white busi­ness establishments for the ourpose of comoelling merchants to inte­grate their lunch rooms. a Dr. Doxey Wilkerson. a professor of education at Bishoo College in Marshall, a Ne.ero school, wac; fired after it was pointed out to officials of the school that Wilkerson was a former Communist Party member and was openly svmpath.izing with the lawless acts of students in that city. American in a thousand ever heard of that law. We haven't. This "aid" is in the form of food, clothes, and spending money to help refugees while they are getting settled in per..manent residence. This has been going on since 1954, according to the UPI release. Pogo 6 THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIVE APRIL, 1960 American Wheat Commissar Infuriates Montana Citizen The above picture does not rep· resent a gathering of Department of Agriculture officials in Wash­ington to discuss the allotment of acreage to the farmers of the United States. It is, instead, a picture of the members of a Wheat Committee on a Russian collective farm who are busHy engaged in deciding how much grain Soviet slaves shall be permitted to plant. Its chief rela­tion to the American crop control plan lies in the fact that the Rus­sian pattern was used as a model for our own system of allotting acreage to the peons who were once independent American farm- So closely do these Soviet Wheat Commissars fit in with Agricuttur:al Stabili7.ation and Conservation Committees in various communi~ ties in the United States that the Indepondent Far~rs of Montana, Inc.. has had the picture repro~ ducect for distribution among its memb"rs as evidence of the ori~in of our Socialistic crop control plan. Tyoical of the widespread dis~ gust in that State is the case of Mr. Bernard Kesselheim of Billings, prornin.o t"lt business man and exten­sive lat"ldowner who has not reached the ton rung of the ladder of sue~ cess hv running to Washington beg~ gin~ for aid and advice but by the ex~ - .,. :,. ~ of his own initiative, brain and in~enuity. Understandably enouo'' · he does not hold the crop contrf"' \ program in any great rev~ erpn~ e . Recently he was informed that 15 acrf's of whPat which one of his tenant_s wanted to sow would not be ::~" "wed, without oenalty, unless he, tha owner, went out there and p\an t~rt it himself. The directive from P''} ASC was couched in such moroP :,. terms as only a Washing- From a woman subscriber in St. louis: "I am so depressed over what is haooening to our countrv that I can hardly bear it. Actu1lly, the only time I ever laugh is :V vour clever and witty editor~ ials Ot those who are responsible for a \1 our trouble. Thank you for kCcping me from going overboard." ton bureaucrat could understand and set some kind of a record for pure, unadulterated and idiotic double-talk. One paragraph is typi­cal: "According to office records the only history we have on this tract is as follows: 19~6--73 acres of durum- that year you were al~ lowed to seed 3 acres for each acre of regular wheat allotment. However, your history for that year would be 73 divided by three which equals 24. In 1957 there were 19 acres spring wheat seeded. Since we use a four (4) year history as basis we would add 24 minus 19 and divide the answer by four (4) leav~ ing you a history of 10 acres-that multiplied by the factor for 1960 which is .6906; this factor is ap~ plied to every operator's base, your allotment for 1960 on your tract would be 6.9 acres ... " It's been a long time since this distinguished Montana citizen got out and personally wrestled with a tractor, a planter or a sod-buster and he didn't take kindly to the idea of renewing personal contact with the soil in order to get a meas~ ly allotment of fifteen acres of wheat for one of his various farms. His reply was of classic proportions but not exactly suitable-for repro· duction in a modest. timid and re ... served publication like the South~ ern Conservative. His wind-up, however, will bear repetition: "Your answer of multi~ ply-deduct-add to-and subtract plus factors XXX, QQQ and ZZZ is bureaucracy gone to seed. Since the whole farm program came right from the horse's mouth in Moscow, I am sending you a picture of the Soviet Wheat Committee and sug~ gest you have it framed and hung on the wall before you for inspira· tion in your job." A report in Washington says that Sherman Adams is not out of the picture as an adviser to the Ad­ministration, but has just gone be~ hind the scene. He is said to be close to Milton Eisenhower, the President's brother, whom many consider the real power behind the throne. COLUMBIA EGGHEAD SUGGESTS OLD FOLKS MAY BE SLIPPED A MICKEY FINN The White House Conference on Children and Youth has come and gone and the next one is a White House Conference on the Aging. If they don't call one on babies and the middle-aged, it might be inter­preted as discrimination against certain age groups and we can't have that. We are always suspicious of any White House Conference and we have now become downright skit~ tish about this Conference on the Aging. There"s always a catch to all of them and a very strange "nigger in the woodpile" has come crawl· ing out of this Conference on the aging of old boys and girls. An egghead from Columbia Uni~ ver.Sity, Dr. Lee Simmons, revealed what had heretofore been a top secret and that is that "Mercy Killings" may be one of the sub· jects listed for discussion of what to do with those of advanced years. "It is possible that the dynamics of 'population explosion' will even~ tually call for a balancing of birth control with 'ageeontrol'," Dr. Sim~ mons explained and added: "If so, what feasible forms may such pro· posals take? What are their limi· tations?'' When interviewed by a curious newspaper man on the subject Dr. Simmons readily admitted that 'age control' meant mercy killing and said !hat the term denoted such pleasant anticipations as "s ane ~ tioned suicides, mercy killings and the withholding of life-continuing medical atten~ion to helpless In ex· treme cases." He said he was mere~ ly offering a suggestion that the White House Conference include this as a possible subject of dis· cuss ion. Robert W. Kean, chairman of the National Advisory Committee for the White House Conference went up in the air at Dr. Simmons' sug· gestion and made the under· statement of the century when he said: "It is not a fit subject for such conference. It doesn't sound like anything nice." Whether they do or do not de­cide to include "mercy killings" on the Conference agenda, the mere suggestion may likely have a damp~ ening effect on the proposed con~ clave for not many old folks are going to like even the remote pos~ sibility of a set-up in the future where some officious government agent can quietly decide their des· tiny by slipping them a permanent Mickey Finn. Even the Eskimos have aban~ doned a similar solution to old age and no longer haul their old people off and leave them to die on the ice floes after they can no longer work. Of course we are old~fashioned and out of date but our suggestion is that the natural common sense solution of the subject is for the Government to shut up and let the "problem" handle itself as it has since the beginnihg of civilization. Throughout history people have been born, lived their lives out and died without Federal Aid and we imagine they could do it again if given a chance. DIRKSEN .THINKS BOMB THROWING IS SOLE RIGHT OF LABOR UNION GOONS Senator Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois regards it as a horrible crime against society for any one in the South to throw a bomb into a church, a synagogue or a school and he is exactly right in that con­clusion. No responsible person will argue the point. But Senator Dirksen thinks it is quite all right for a labor union goon to toss a bomb into an indus~ trial plant or a private residence. We offer as proof of the senator's position the record of his vote which appears on page 5019 of the Congressional Record of March 14. Before the Senate was an amend· ment to the so-called Civil Rights bill which would have made the penalties for the throwing of bombs apply to all persons alike and not just restrict such punishment to a certain group in the South. Eighty-five members of the Sen­ate out of the eighty~six present voted for this amendment. Only Dir}<:sen voted against It, thereby putting himself on record as being opposed to some persons tossing bombs while being in favor of oth~ ers hurling these deadly weapons. Of course labor union bomb throwers are organized and repre~ sent a large block of votes while those in the South who occasional~ ly are taunted into giving expres~ sion to this low type of vengeance are on the ragged edge of society and not only have no influence but are held in contempt by the decent citizenship of the South. Certainly they do not have any voting power, for those who have committed this crime in the South can almost be counted on one hand white bomb~ ings by labor union goons in the North and East are numbered in the hundreds. It is a depressing thought to con~ template a member of the United States Senate holding out for the nght of one class of citizens to throw death-dealing bombs while denying: this same right to another class. hut there is the record and it speaks for itself. Senator Dirksen commanded great admiration from the people of the South back in 1952 when. at the Chicago Reoublican convention, he put Tom Dewey in his place and fought valiantlv for the nom­ination of Senator Robert A. Taft as President of the United States. But since that time, like many others, he has been put through the Modern Republican wringer and has had all conviction, courage and independence squashed out of hjm. With a brass ring in his nose he is now ted around like any other docile political puppet of the White House. .o te le le >r It !• r­le lr d •e tt ~ tt ~ r, ~ e l· d !T d ·d le lt n, ~~ ft y :h td td is te APRIL, 1960 THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATIV& Pogo 7 Be Sure and Tell Census Man the Truth Or Mr. Dag Hammerskjold Will Get You! The American people have been shocked at the amazing personal questions to be propounded to them by those who are taking the Federal Census this month, but they at least thought it was a project of the American government and were assured that the information revealed therein would be kept .. confidential." It now develops that both these conclusions are false, that the whole procedure Is another long step toward One-World government and that the project is under the auspices of the United Nations. Our source of information is the New York Times, Sunday, Feb­ruary 14, 1960 which tells us that "the world is falling into a pattern of coincident censuses". and that the "United Nations has taken over the project for all regions." The following press release from the Americanism Committee of Post 46, American Legion at Tarpon Springs, Florida,, tells how this "confidential" information including date of birth, address, sex, color, race, holdings, plumbing equipment and other "cozy sides of your life" will eventually be laid on the line at the United Nations for all the world to take a peek: Remember the old slang expression, "I've got your number''? It smacked playfully of friendly blackmail. It suggested that the one saying it had stuck his nose into your private affairs. And however charming­ly it was said, it still Irked a bit. WeB, come April, masses of Americans are going to be irked on a large scale. The UN is going to have not only your number but the number of bathtubs in your house, the number of cars in your garage, what value you place on your property, if you rent, how much rent you pay. They will ask your name, date of birth, address, sex, color, race special status, positions, etc. Census-takers will call and collect this private information from over 55 million homes. At every fourth house, they will leave an additional questionnaire to be filled out and mailed. This one really gets down to the cozy side of your life. What is behind this un-Constitutional demand that private and personal information be given over for public use? The population­yes, numbers of male and female, and population by states, but not personal data to be placed on file at the UN open to aliens including Soviet Russia. Is this planned regimentation? In the New York Times of Feb. 14, 1960, there is an article by Richard E. Mooney titled "World Is Getting Census Habit." To quote: "The United States isn't the only country taking a census this year. Approximately seventy-five others are ... This flurry of census-taking is part of the 1960 World Census Program, a United Nations UNDER­TAKING that began in 1955 and will end in 1964 . . . Western Hemis­phere countries have co-ordinated their census-through the Organi· zation of American States for more than a decade. More recently the United Nations has TAKEN OVER the project for all regions." If, like a healthy American, you object to having your private affairs spread out on an IBM card at the UN for all the world to see, you have the un-American, un-Constitutional, unhappy alternative of going to jail. This is something to write your Congressman about and fast. But stand by-there is more news from Mr. Mooney: "The UN's work is being augmented by bilateral technical assistance in which the United States is the leader." (dope) "The Census Bureau has been training other countries' census-takers for 14 years in its Office of International Statistical Programs." In plain English that says that the U.S. taxpayers have been paying for 14 years for the training of the UN's world-wide census-takers. What a Spill-the-Beans age we are living in!-prying psychological questionnaires for school children, proposed psychological question· naires for car-drivers; income tax questionnaires, industrial question­naires, old age questionnaires, and now, a "Peek-a-Boo" census! TAXPAYERS SHOULD GIVE CONGRESS THEIR VIEWS ON A VITAL MATTER A good patriot in Tennessee sug­gests, in connection with our lead editorial in the March edition of Southern Conservative, that inter­ested citizens should write their representatives in Washington ask~ ing them to adjourn Congress and go home until after the election in November. The theory is that if this were done, not only would billions of dollars be saved American taxpay­ers but our Constitutional rights and freedoms might be preserved Most politicians live under a double standard of honesty. In pri· vate life they wouldn't dream of touching a dime in another man's pocketbook but in Congress or the Legislature they will loot the pub· lie purse without batting an eye. from further assaults by politicians who are offering fantastic legisla· tive proposals in their frantic at .. tempts to capture votes in the Pres­idential race. With the election out of the way this insane scramble for votes of minority groups would automatic­ally end and the threat to .Consti­tutional Government be appreci­ably lessened. Since it is advisable and whole· some for taxpayers to keep in con­stant communication with their representatives, we suggest they write their congressman and their two senators and give them their ideas on the subject. Now we are promised uscented" television programs. Heavens, the others were "smelly" enough. AS WAS TO BE EXPECTED, THE YOUTH CONFERENCE WAS A FIZZLE AND A FLOP The recent White House Confer­ence on Children and Youth turn­ed out as might have been ex­pected by any one who observes such gatherings and notes who con­trols them. While more than a thousand res­olutions are said to have been in~ troduced, the affair was largely de­voted to racial integration propa­ganda and Federal Aid to Educa­tion, two of the programs high on the ageoda of the National Educa­tion Association whose representa· tives were so thickly interspersed among the delegates as to give the appearance of having crawled out of the woodwork. Extreme left-wing thinking, of course, dominated the proceedings and the supposed objective of the Conference - to inspire the youth of the land to higher ideals and re­duce juvenile delinquencY - was apparently lost in the shuffle. The usual number of unmarried or childless social welfare work­ers whose interest in youth is aca-demic and professional were on hand to tell how the job of raising children should be done. In the President's opening speech to the gathering he indirectly made his inevitable pitch for One-World Government when he said that all "the peoples of the world must learn to live together" and asserted th ~t the rising generation is "more internationally-minded and more diplomatically skillful" than the present one. The Conference was also address~ ed by Roswell P. Barnes, formerly secretary to the old Federal Coun­cil of Churches, which is now the National Council of Churches, and whose Communist front record has been publicized many times. Thinking back over the years, It is remarkable how those of us of another generation were brought up without benefit of Youth Confer­ences, Resolutions and Social Wel­fare Workers. Perhaps, like Topsy, we just" "growed." State Department Is Off To South Africa Not content with unfailing par­tiality to Negroes of the United States and with gearing the ma­chinery of the Federal government in the sole interest of the colored race in this country, the Adminis­tration has poked its long nose into South Africa and has protested des­perate efforts of white officials there to cope with a violent upris­ing by vicious blacks. The State Department which last month reached out to California and postponed the execution of a notorious sex pervert, has now ex­tended its extra-curricular activi­ties to faraway South Africa. Just as is the case in this coun­try, Communists are directing the uprisings in the Dark Continent on the part of Negroes against law and order and when heavy m'obs of savages assaulted white officers, burned buildings and attacked cit­izens with knives and stones, of· ficials turned machine guns on them killing 71 and wounding 182. Whereupon a State Department attache in Washington Douglas Dil­lon went before the State Foreign Relations Committee asking for $20,000,000.00 to institute some program or other in the South Af­rican violence area "as a gesture of good will." The ridiculous claim was made that this country hopes to "head off the Soviet exploita­tion of African grievances." Apparently the State Department does not realize that it is just a 1ittle late in undertaking this wor­thy mission and that they can't "head off" the Soviets who have After spending billions and bil­lions of dollars for modern weapons for our defense, can it be possible that our representatives at Geneva will promise to scuttle all these arms and lay us vulnerable to a take-over by the Soviets? No per­son in his right mind thinks that Russia will disarm no matter what promises they may make. Surely Providence will save us from any such criminally insane action on the part of those who speak for this Republic. been agitating in Africa for years. If it hadn't been for the Soviets, In fact, there would have been no up· risings there. However, we imagine that Mr. Dillon will get the $20,000,- 000 since the beneficiaries are Ne· groes. Another State Department offi­cial, one Lincoln White, had this to say, according to the press: "The United States deolores violence in all its forms and hopes that the Af. rican people will be able to obtain redress for their legitimate griev· ances by peaceful means." (Does Mr. White hope that South­ern merchants whose stores have been overrun with rioting Negro saudents and who have lost thous· ands of dollars by the disntption of their legitimate business are able "to obtain redress for their griev­ances" or is that of no concern to t)le State Department?) Mr. White continued: "While the United States as a matter of prac­tice does not ordinarily comment on the internal affairs of govern­ments with which it enjoys normal relations, it cannot help but regret the tragic loss of life resulting from the measures taken against the demonstrators in South Africa." Mr. White and the State Depart­ment are not unique in regretting the loss of life. Every normal hu· man being regrets such tragedies but the questions which naturally arise in any thinking mind are: "Would the State Department have preferred that the blacks be allow­ed to go ahead and murder the white officials and private citizens in their mad ramoage? Also, if those who were killed had been white p·ersons, would the State Depart­ment have registered a protest? The saddest day in the life of any nation is the one on which its citizens cease to think. The least worried people on earth are those who can only think what stronger minds tell them to think. They are like a pig in the sunshine who is happy so long as it can scratch its back on a log. Page 8 ONCE IS ENOUGH AND TWICE IS TOO MUCH The American people are taxed heavily for the vast amount of wordage that appears in the Con~ gressional Record each day during a session of Congress. Much of this material is undoubt~ edly valuable and should be pre­served but most of it is compound~ ed of hot air, bombast and baloney and nobody reads it except those di­rectly involved. We would not suggest that this material is a waste of money which could well be used to better advan­tage but we do believe that when a lon ~-winde d article is placed in the Record once, that it is just a slight imposition on the taxpay .. ers to have this article duplicated in the same edition of that document. On Monday, March 28, the ultra liberal Senator Clark of Pennsyl­vania had placed in the Record, on page A~2713, an article appearing In the New York Times by William Pro•or'~ire, Senator from Wisconsin. The acticle defended the presi­dentio. l orimary in various states and while it was no better and no worse than anything a man of Prox­mire's views would be expected to write, we do not believe it was so outstanding that it should appear in the record twice on the same day. Senator Proxmire was apparent­ly taking no chance on his article failing to aopear in the record and so he too had it inserted on page 6219 also on March 28. While this is oerhaps no crime, it seems to us it is compounding injustice against the taxpayer who has to foot the bill for the printing of the Record. ProoManda To Soften Us U11 To The Idea of A "Summit Conference" We hope that the American peo­ple are able to recognize the prop­aganda features of the current bal­lyhoo to the effect nuclear power for OP"Ceful purposes all over the world is iust around the corner. Fon'~most among promoters of this idea is the New York Times whose science editor, William L. Laurence. is making talks to civic .er01111S over the country in an ef­fort to convince gullible listeners that the atom bomb is goinP: to save, anrl ..-."~ des'roy, the world. Of course it mav do just that anrl VJ~ _q \l hone it wilL but the idea ripht ,~ow is to fix this thouPht in thP minds of the American peo­nle tn divert them from forthcom­in'! "~uwmit conf"'rences'' where this ,.,..,m~rv's reorPsentativPs will nrol~"'"' 1 " "oree to n:c;,!'\rm and mean it wh;1'3. ~ll'':sia will agree to the s~me tH,o ~nd h·we no intention w·~ .. ~"ve r of keenin~ the promise. If A mPric·ms who apn.uiPely want pP~"(:' ,.,ith hon.or would onlv realize tJ,"t pn .. hino hut nron::t~anda is go· ir'\~ tn "'o fpd to th.em hy nowerful 01"1"·\Vorld Ptouns. iniividuals and p11"'1:~..,~;o ns knrvwn to be commit· ted t0 "ry~:>~ccfnl r.o~xistence" with Sov\")~ h1rhari;mc;,. would concen­trate on pre~suriP'! the President to stav .qwav from C::'~mmunist·dom· infl +-e<1 "~ummit co,feren:::es" to the end 1 h:1t we may avoid any more b~i t(-'d dil)lom:ttic traos, the ch'lnces of liv in~ to see that day of "nu· cle:tr n:)v.,rer for p<!aceful purposes" would ln grc::t'.Oy enhanced. TH& SOUTHERN CONSERVATIV& A FEW RIDICULOUS CENSUS QUESTIONS AND SOME ANSWERS WE'D LIKE TO GIVE While pondering the type of mind which figured out the forms for the current global census which will not only provide informa~ tion for Congressional redistricting but presumably will supply data on which the United Nations can base its estimate of potential American subjects in the new One-World Government, we had an idea. We decided to list a few of the inquiries propounded by the Census Department and some imaginary replies which such personal questions deserve: NAME? Willie Mae Wobbiebottom ADDRESS? 711 Skidrow Alley, Squatter's Dump, Texas. OCCUPATION? Unemployed lady wrestler; take in washing on the side. DATE OF BIRTH? They didn't keep birth records then but I was born just after the surrender of General Custer. MARRIED? Yes, but I lost my husband. He skipped out with a · strip tease performer. WIDOWED, DIVORCED, SEPARATED? One question at a time, please. HOW MANY ROOMS IN YOUR HOUSE? Three rooms and a lean· to. DOES MORE THAN ONE FAMILY LIVE IN THIS HOME? Yes, six fa~ilies live here now but I'm running an ad in the paper for another family so as to fill up the extra space and help me pay my income tax. IF "YES" DO THEY LIVE AND EAT WITH YOUR FAMILY? No, but when I'm out delivering the washing, they sneak in and rob my ice box so maybe this answer should be yes and no. IS ANY ONE LEIT OUT OF SECTION A BECAUSE YOU WERE NOT SURE WHETHER HE SHOULD BE LISTED - FOR EX· AMPLE A NEW BABY IN THE HOSPITAL , , • ? Thanks for reminding me. Come to think of it, the last time I caine home from the hospital I forgot and left my twins In the delivery room. I'll pick 'em up right away so go ahead and add two more to your total count. ALL PERSONS STAYING HERE WHO HAVE NO OTHER HOME? A disabled bullfighter, two winos and a retired Fuller brush man. MALE OR FEMALE? Hermaphrodites. LIST BELOW ALL PERSONS WHO WERE STAYING HERE THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1960, My aunt, uncle and eight children; a third cousin, once removed; my nephew by marriage and his girl friend and five delegates to the pipefitter's convention who couldn't get accommodations at thn hotel. WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP OF EACH PERSON TO THE HEAD OF THIS HOUSEHOLD? It's about half way between armed neutrality and peaceful co-exis .. tence. WHITE, NEGRO, AMERICAN INDIAN, JAPANESE, CHINESE, FILIPINO, HAWAIIAN, PART HAWAIIAN, ALEUT, ESKIMO? Most of them are a little bit of each. I refuse all tenants whose blood is not mixed at least four ways because I don't want the church leaders in Squatter's Dump to get the idea I'm against Human Brotherhood. DO YOU HAVE A KITCHEN OR COOKING EQUIPMENT? No; we eat all our food raw. · IS THERE A BATHTUB OR SHOWER IN THIS BUILDING? No. In the summer we take a bath in an irrigation ditch and in the winter we don't need one. IS THERE A FLUSH TOILET IN THIS HOUSE? Yes, but the bums are not used to one and they forget to flush it. IS THE HOUSE . . , OWNED OR BEING BOUGHT BY YOU? No. I saw it was vacant and just moved in during the middle of the night. I might have been evicted but the last tenant was a leper and the Sheriff was afraid to come in and put me o.ut. ABOUT HOW MUCH DO YOU THINK THIS PROPERTY WOULD SELL FOR ON TODAY'S MARKET? That depends. If I wanted to buy it, I would probably have to pay around $800 for it but if a slick real estate promoter wanted it for an Urban Renewal program, the city would condemn it and he could get it for about $238.45. APRIL, 1960 Cheap Foreign Labor Putting Americans Out of Business Alarm is spreading all over the country over the competition of im~ ported products with American goods. Because of cheap foreign labor, manufacturers in other countries are of course able to provide ar .. ticles of commerce at much lower prices than domestic manufactur .. ers can produce. Because we have less than no leadership in Washington, our tax and tariff Jaws are framed in the interest of aliens rather than Amer .. ican producers. According to the National Review "obsolescent machinery is an tm .. portant factor in the situation. To quote the Review: "Obsolescent machinery Is the main devil In many industries which are trying to compete with European and Asiatic manufacturers. Obsoles .. cence is practically guaranteed by the idiotic tax laws which keep U.S. companies from plowing money back into a constant reno .. vation of plant. Almost every other Industrial power In the world makes it easy taxwise for manufacturers to invest in the latest productive equipment. In England there are fast wrlte·offs; in Germany corpor .. ations are relieyed of the profits tax on money they re·invest in plant. And nowhere else Jn the world are investors penalized by the high capital gains tax which they have to pay in America." This is because in this country we are committed to the Socialist pattern of government whose ob .. jective Is to stifle Industry and to discourage private enterprise in or .. der that we may sooner perfect a total Marxist State as a replace .. . ment for a Constitutional Republic. South African Officials Will Handle Own Problems As we go to press the stimulating news comes that South African government officials have an .. nounced that they will handle the racial situation there and that they want no outside interference. They asserted that they would act swiftly against trouble-makers wherever they are found or where· e':er they come from, and that they will not rest until these agitators have been rooted out. Further, the government an .. nounced that it would give no ground in the fight to maintain that country's segregation laws. We wish we could trade some of the spineless characters who fill positions of leadership in this coun­try for some of the responsible and determined men who are taking care of the South African situation. They are being aided in handling the matter there by the fact that they realized from the beginning of the trouble that it was Communist .. inspired and are acting accordingly. This is a fact which many United States leaders have never been able to assimilate, or at least have ig­nored. Rev. Billy Graham had hardly landed in New York on his return from Africa when he started sing­ing the old Commie refrain: "I refuse to address a segregated aud­ience."
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