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'THE GUARDIAN.'AuG. 23. 1974 PAGE 3 a Js .,- =00nsion Increases South Korean Bishop Given 15.Year Prison Sentence for Opposing Park but received a three-year suspended sentence. Protestant minister Park Hyun-Kyoo and Kim Dong-Gil, a history professor at Yonsei University, also were sentenced to 15 years imprisonment. Dr. Kim Chan- Kook, dean of Yonsei Univer- sity's theological college, received a 10-year sentence. Reports from Seoul say Bishop Tji was transferred from a hospital to a prison upon his conviction. Bishop Tji was arrested July 6 upon his return from a trip abroad, for allegedly giving about $2,900 to Korean poet Kim Chi Ha for antigovernment student demonstrators. The poet was sentenced to death for his part in the alleged crime but South Korea (NC) - A ound Bishop Tji Hak Soun of Won Ju Y of inciting rebellion the government of Park Chung Hee, and him to 15 years in )or South. Korean Yun P0-Sun was on the same charge Iligence Tests Cl'iticized The successful challenging of tests on racial grounds is dif- ficult, Stocks conceded. "Black scholars are begin- ning to recognize an additional form of racism that is emerging which may be extremely dif- ficult to expose," he said. Ac- cording to Stocks, who cited one black psychologist on the subject of tests, the new form of racism "is housed in univer- sities, nurtured in industry and cloaked in the language of rational science." He said that black observers believe that economic survival of the testing industry depends on its "symbiotic relationship" with educational institutions. Both the testing industry and educational institutions have constructed elaborate defenses against criticism, he charged. Educational institutions argue that testing is the fairest way to determine every child's ability. "But no matter which argument one believes, the results are the same -- black children are placed "in disproportionate numbers" in classes for mentally retarded or special education classes, or at lower levels of educational instruction. Mercy Sister Dies in Spa Ohio (NC) -- In- and achievement are umiated,_., versions of Whites only signs that Were familiar in= some of the United States, in of James Stocks, Center for Afro- can Affairs at the of Dayton. at a four- at the university studying urban Stocks attributed IQ differences to the black culture PPosed to the white, culture. He said the of such tests is that can learn certain relationships in his ulture, he can master his sentence was later com- muted to life imprisonment. Bishop Tji was aware that he would probably be arrested upon returning from Japan July 6. The day before his flight home, he told a friend: "I don't know what they'll do with me tomorrow. They might arrest me. If they are really foolish they will do it." So that he would not just "disappear" upon arriving at Seoul airport, the bishop made plans with Cardinal Stephen Kim of Seoul to be met there. Upon his arrest, the bishop was questioned continuously for approximately 30 hours by the South Korean Central In- telligence Agency. Denied sleep, and in an extremely fatigued condition, he signed a statement, but later said he was not sure what it contained. He was released after a meeting between Cardinal Kim and President Park. After his release, the bishop was confined to St. Mary's hospital here pending his trial which was to have begun on July 23. On that date, however, the government declared the trial postponed indefinitely. Bishop Tji left the hospital that same day, and upon in the school This falsely he said, that the Is related to a child's experiences. average black child, 'Often is a mismatching or between skills from his culture and uired for successful he declared. 'humanistic in education offer for change. movements, he said, "the need to include 'cOntent from the child's lShip to his family, and community in- in curriculum PIANOS NEAL 17W. 12th, Uttb Rock ': Hot Springs i, Jacksonville Hot Springs -- A Mass of Christian Burial was offered in St. Joseph's Hospital chapel here recently for Sister Mary Rose O'Donnell, R.SM., who had been a Mercy Sister for 47 years. The hospital chaplain, Father John J. Mulligan, offered the Mass Aug. 12 for the Religious who died Aug. 10. She had been hospitalized since 1968. Sister Mary Rose was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England, daughter of the late Michael and Annie Nolan O'Donnell. She came to the U.S. and entered the Sisters of Mercy Convent, Little Rock in November 1922. She professed final vows at Mount St. Mary Convent in August 1926. After assignment at Mount St. Mary's, Sister Mary Rose was transferred to St. Joseph's Hospital here in 1927 and remained on this duty until she Was hospitalized. Survivors are a brother, Michael O'Donnell; a niece, Eileen O'Donnell, and a nephew, Albie O'Donnell, all of Chicago. Smfth Guide I KIRBY DAN'S SEW & VAC Garrison Ave. Phone 785-15FA Ft. Smith, Arkansa * NEW & REBUILT SEWING MACHINES * * NEW & REBUILT VACUUMS * KIRBY REPAIRS & SERVICE OPEN 24 HOURS EVERY DAY MIDLAND BOWL ',elley Hwy. & North 52 st.-785-2551 FORT SMITH OFFICE SUPPLY 16-18 SOUTH 6th STREET HEADQUARTERS FOR OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT Cullen-Bill Turner-Larry Biggs FORT SMITH Lambiotte-Juan Jordan PHONE 782-0311 Shop At The FOOD CENTER EXCHANGE "Ror Those Who Care To Save " 1120 Garrison Smith, Arkansas 00DRINK Fort Smith, Arkansas A Biblical wake service was departing issued a "Statement conducted in the hospital chapel of Conscience" in which he Aug. 11. Burial was in Calvary condemned the "violence, in- Cemetery, Little Rock. timidation and fraud" of Park's one-man rule. The statement Fr Nugentls also said Park's regime "stifles the inalienable fundamental rights and basic human dignity Mother Dies through emergency decrees by only one man." Philadelphia, Pa. -- Mrs. Hours after distributing his Mary (McCaney) Nugent, statement, Bishop Tji was again mother of Father James W. taken into custody. Nugent, associate chaplain of President Park's emergency St. Vincent Infirmary, Little decrees, initiated to eliminate Rock, Ark., died in a hospital demands by students and here last Tuesday night, religious protestors for a more At The Guardian's press time, liberal constitution, have arrangements were being made resulted in 122 convictions by for a Mass of Christian Burial to military courts. be offered here by Father There have been reports of Nugent. the detention and beating of some defendent's wives and Holy Orde mothers by the police on the rs suspicion that they are the sources of foreign newsmen's iIileocL'. - reports on the military trials. Following the announcement of the convictions of Bishop Tji Reiterated and the others, about 800 Protestant clergymen and laity Vatican City (NC) -- Pope gathered at Seoul's Saemunan Paul's International Presbyterian Church to pray for Theological Commission has those students and clergymen produced a study of Holy Orders imprisoned for anti-government and apostolic succession, and activity. The prayer meeting according to the welt-informed used as its text the Book of Rome Jesuit review Civilta Isaiah -- "The King must Cattolica, it may have great repent." impact on the ecumenical Later in the evening, up- movement, proximately 3,000 priests, nuns The document reiterates the traditional teaching of the Catholic Church on the i MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER September 18-11 St. John's Cutholie Center 2500 N. 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Bishop Tji has headed the diocese of Won Ju since 1965. At one time he was chief of Catholic chaplains of the South Korean Army. He has been a frequent and outspoken dissenter from government policy since President Park's declaration of martial law in October 1972. Bishop Tji was placed under house arrest for a month for protesting Pirk's declaration. Watch For... DIAMOHD LIQUORS Rixie Exit - Highway 67 North Sir Loin00 gnn STEAK HOLISE and QENES,MON RED COAT TAVERN AARON ROSS Owners Sir Loin's Inn is North Little Rock's newest steak house, The Sir Loin's Inn offers a varietyofdeliciousprime beef steak dinners. You will enjoy fixing your own salad topped with croutons and salad shrimp. Three blocks west of the North Little Rock Holiday Inn. 801 West 29th Street, N.L.R. OPEN 5:30 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. necessity of ordination. 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