Center for Labor Education & Research, University of Hawaii - West Oahu: Honolulu Record Digitization Project

Honolulu Record, Volume 10 No. 9, Thursday, September 26, 1957 p. 2


Immigration Barred

For a change, an American has been denied entrance to another "free" country, instead of a foreigner being turned back" by America's stiff immigration barrier. George M. Houser, executive director of the American Committee on Africa, was turned back at the borders of the Federation of the Rhodesias and Nyasaland, apparently because of the Committee's strong stand against colonialism and for African nationalist movements. The Federation is run by its tiny minority of white residents.

Water use in the United States has risen 34 percent between 1950 and 1955, according to a Geological Survey estimate Annual water consumption, amounts to about one-twentieth of the total supply.

Since the outbreak of World War II, the U.S. has doled Out $107 billion to foreign Nations which breaks down to $319 for every U.S. man, woman or child.

p /> I do not say that at odd hours a patient must be given the regular hot dinner or supper. Few people would expect this.
But what is so complicated about opening and heating a can of soup, making some toast, or preparing instant coffee or tea? Why cannot a night nurse do these simple things after the kitchen to closed? Is it just too much trouble?

It is only common humanity to feed the hungry. If our hospitals are too big, too complex, too impersonal to do these small kindnesses for the sick, something is very wrong.