North Carolina Newspapers

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Volume Ij No. 1
Eriday, January 29, 1965
Article 1
On October 15, 196U,the
Russian news service^ an
nounced to the world that
Nikita Khruchchev had been
replaced as Russian Pre
mier, This report gave no
substantial reason for
Premier Khrushchev's dis
Many political observers
have associated the dis
missal of Mr. Khrushchev
with two main difficulties
within the Communist Party.
This year marksthe last
year in the Russian seven-
year plan. This plan was
designed to increase the
gross national income and
the gross national product.
Neither of the two stand
ards of increase has been
met to the satisfaction of
the Communist Party. To
day there is still not
enough food to supply the
needs of the Russian people.
The New York Times tells
us in its January 3, 196$,
publication; "It is already
clear that Soviet agricul
ture will not come anywhere
near attaining the seventy
per cent increase over the
1958 production called for
by the plan." The dra
matic incapability of the
See COMMUNIST, page $.
THAT. . .
...CATHY COWHERD has lived
in three different coun
tries and can speak seven
different languages flu
Cathy's parents are mis
sionaries and were assigned
to work in Peking, China,
soon after she was born.
As a result, Cathy was
brought up under Chinese
customs and influence, and
mastered the language at a
rather early age. During
these early years, Cathy's
family was driven out of
what they had hoped to be
their permanent home, by
the Communists, They im
mediately left for the
United States and a whole
new way of life for Cathy.
She thought that Amer
icans were extremely for
mal and harsh in comparison
with the simple and hos
pitable Chinese.
She said, "It seemed as
though everyone was always
dressed to go to a party.
Themenwere always dressed
up and the women painted
their faces.
"InChina," she continued,
"the culture is based on
politeness and the child
ren's blind obedience to
their elders. As for the
women, the only beauty is
See COWHERD, page 5*
•T a r ^ iTi
Juliette and Crosby Adams
Note; This is the first df
three articles based on the
lives of two beloved mu
sicians who made their home
here in Montreat. This
first article is concerned
primarily with Mrs. Adams'
"'Art haS'no fatherland
and all that is beautiful
should be prized by us, no
matter what clime or na
tionality has produced it.'
So, the South is proud to
acclaim a woman who, at
eighty-three years of age,
is its. most remarkable
musician — Mrs. Crosby
ii.dams. The South has every
reason to call Mrs. Adams
its own as she chose to
come to Montreat, North
Carolina ^ twenty - eight
years ago to make her per
manent home, and this re
gion has absorbed the har
monic artistry of her life
and works." So writes
Elizabeth Stone Hoyt in
her essay, "Mrs. Crosby
Adams—Crusader for .Chil
dren' s Music," in the - Sou
thern Literary Messenger,
June, 19iil.
For those of us who knew
the Adamses, it .is difficult
See MRS. ADAMS, page $.

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