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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - January 13, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeSo wednesday Jan. Kingsport times boys club events by Warren g. Brown in sunday s times news there was a very Good article by Vir Ginia Davis on fix it yourself hobbies and it carried a picture of Trent Solomon and three of our Young members working on a lamp in our workshop. We Are proud of the Way Trent is volunteering his spare time in teaching these youngsters some thing useful and constructive. We Only wish More men and women would follow his example. Right alongside this article was a report by Paul Williams that showed crime was on the decline in Kingsport. Of partic ular interest to us was the part that stated of the juveniles arrested for All offences 60 per cent lived outside of City we recognize the fact that boys some distance from town with nothing to occupy their spare time need the influence of the boys club and we Are making plans to do As much As we can. One Man who is very much interested in the after school hours of ills boys and has Al ready taken action to do some thing about it is or. Glenn t. Rowland jr., principal of Kings Ley school. Last wednesday or. Rowland asked me to come to the school and talk to the boys about the work we Are doing at the boys club and How they would Benefit by becoming members. The boys were so enthusiastic about visiting the club we agreed to bring our bus up to the school this wednesday afternoon and bring As Many As we can haul to our wednesday night movies and other activities that Are going on. Some of the parents brought their sons by saturday to join them up Afler hearing and read ing of the club. A few said they had heard of the boy s club and had read this column but they had thought All along it was Only for those boys inside the City limits. Others wanted their sons to belong but because of the distance involved and the Lack of transportation it was a big problem in getting them to thought he was a basketball the he was tossed about on any one that was caught asleep. The kids looked like a gang of carpetbaggers coming from All sections of Kingsport dragging their be clothing with them and re turning to their Homes the Fol lowing morning. Seriously though we want to thank mrs. Paul Scherer for the extremely Large cake she baked for the occasion to serve with other refreshments we had. The boys All had a big time and if i be recovered by then i guess Well try it again next year. Our Ping Pong team composed of Bob Brown Bill Hutson James Moffitt and Curtis Mose hut son Defeated the Bristol boys club team Here last week and brought Back the Beautiful Tro Phy to our showcase. The boys worked hard for these matches and they deserve a lot of credit. They will meet Bristol again there february 18. The boys Are now preparing and practising for the billiard tournament which will be held at the club february 6. This is being sponsored by boys clubs of America and National win ners will receive free trips to Washington and new York. Sectional winners will receive Beautiful Elgin wrist watches. One of our boys won one of these watches in 1952. Drop by Fellows and get the particulars on this contest. Our basketball teams Are doing very Well this year in both the City and boys club leagues. Our midget reds barely nosed out the midget blues in an overtime period to take the first half East Ridge voters pick Home Rule Chattanooga East Ridge township commission to Morrow will study the question of charter amendments the Sec Ond step in the Community s program Lor Home Rule. In a referendum yesterday East Ridge residents voted 464-71 for Home Rule As provided under amendment 7 to the state Constitution. It was the first such referendum held since the Constitution was amended last no vember. Mayor Foy Crabtree said the East Ridge officials Are going ahead with their program de spite a statement by asst. State atty. Gen. Nat Tipton that any Home Rule elections held before the legislature passes an Ena bling act May be contested in court. Tipton made the informal statement last week adding that he thought the constitutional amendment did not cover several details. Joseph b. Roberts East Ridge general counsel said he did not believe further legislation was needed and Crabtree said the East Ridge officials would abide by Roberts opinion. The temperature yesterday was a chilling 26 and Only 535 of East Ridge s More than registered voters took part in the balloting. There was Little opposition to the proposal and Crabtree said the charter amendments May be submitted to the voters in the coming democratic primary which we understand will be in the City league the Interne on operation of the club her i Apoc 11 _ a a i i _ it i dates breezed through the first half undefeated and the juniors finished in fourth place. All Are undefeated in the b. C. League. Dave Mullins coaches the juniors Don Charles Blankenship the blues and i carry the score Book for the reds. Charles Pennington new assistant director is creating a lot of interest with his new crafts and from the club. We Hope to classes in plaster molding Wood use our bus As much As and Basket and cloth to reach these areas that request weaving. Others will be started our help so write or phone Circle 5-6461 us if you have a group of boys from five to eighteen years of age that want to visit the club. They Are under no obligation to join until they and their parents have thoroughly investigated the club and its activities. The big new year s eve party at the club was an Eye open ing Success with 82 of the 170 present staying All night. We even had one dog and one cat with us. The dog stood it As Long probes a waiting report on u. S. Overseas books just As soon As this is on a Good sound footing. We Are very proud of the Way our Board members turned out for their meeting monday night. Twenty three were present even though the weather had taken a turn for the worse. It is very encouraging to have such a Large attendance for these monthly meetings. Thanks to the Pilot club for the Opportunity of speaking be fore their group recently and i m Man Mills for the clothing to be passed on to some needy Chil Dren Clarence Hutson and Rob Ert Leonard for collection of comic books. New members Sammie Lee Padgett 850 lament St. George Bouton jr., it. 1 Sherman Lane Franklin 1330 Chestnut Sam Muel Joseph Swift 2134 Reedy Creek re. Fred Loper jr., 950 Dale Vernon Galloway 151 Reedy St. Earnest Ray Pauley it. 9 Garry Roberts it. 9 i Ion Vernon Turner it. 7 James Elwood Green it. 7 Franklin Pickens jr., 1434 Willow St. Gerald Neal Bishop 845 Bristol Hwy. James Carson White it. 9 Bob Darter 315 Cherokee Eugene Ward 1711 Park or. Billy and Donald Johnson 612 and Tommy Cox. Harold Russell it. 2. Washington investigators Are seeking from the revamped i. S. Information service a report next month on american libraries overseas. The investigations subcommittee headed by sen. Joseph r. Mccarthy r wis., charged that blatantly pro communist pro soviet and anti american j material was stocked Iri the libraries tinder the democratic administration. The group said that Theodore c. Streibert will Complete six months in february As head of the autonomous information service. The Agency formerly was part of the state department. It said that if officials fall to administer this program prop Erly within a reasonable time Congress should consider new legislation. This was suggested As a method of removing the discretion which thus far has been so badly the subcommittee reported on its four month investigation of overseas libraries which was highlighted. By the tour of in formation centers in Europe by counsel Roy Cohn and former consultant David Schine. The report said that 1. About 150 Reading rooms abroad contained Over books by communists and those who have aided the communist 2. Responsible officials in the old state department were grossly negligent in the execution of the congressional Man Date to use. The program to promote better understanding of the United states in other 3. There was a totally inadequate use of anti communist books and magazines plete absence in Many information Center libraries of. Congressional reports and hearings on communism soviet espionage and related the subcommittee also referred to Book burning charges made by certain elements in the press and radio during the probe. The group added it is interesting to note that Many of those who now complain of alleged Book burning apparently made no Public protests when the United states government itself in 1948 destroyed literally hundreds of thousands if not millions of books in occupied Germany the report contended Nei ther the propaganda of the nazis or the communists should be encouraged or promoted by the United states the Book burning Contro Versy reached a Peak last Spring when president Eisenhower urged Dartmouth College Stu dents to avoid joining the Boole Moderator installed Philadelphia Rev. Or. Benjamin f. Glasco has been installed As Moderator of the presbytery of Philadelphia highest office in the nation s oldest presbytery. The first negro minister to hold the office or. 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