The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi on July 12, 1960 · Page 8
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The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi · Page 8

Greenville, Mississippi
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Tuesday, July 12, 1960
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DoHn Doiv.ocrnt-Times 8 Tuesday, July 12, '60 Court Rejects Tax Oil For TV Cable In Cleveland JACKSON. Miss. (AP) -- The Mississippi Supreme Court Mon. threw out a property tax cut ordered by a Bolivar County circuit court jury for a Cleveland television firm. The high court hold that the property taxes had been accepted by T. V. Cable Co. Inc. and un der law were not subject to reduction unless the property was assessed at more than its actual value. In an opinion by Justice W. N. Ethridge, the court reversed the decision ordering the assessmenl cut from $30,000 to $6.6S7. . The Supreme Court ruled in favor ol tha city, which had appealed the action. No Appeal Ethridge said in his opinion that the assessment was set in 195S, al $35,000 and there was no appeal from that figure. Later the firm, which feeds 1,100 customers television programs picked up by its towers, sought a downward adjustment, which was set by the city at $iO,000. The firm then appealed arid the case was tried before a jury. "This is an appeal from an order on an application from a change in an assessment that had already become final," Ethridge wrote. The law a ut hor iz es a change in assessment only if the property has been assessed for more than its actual value." He noted the firm offered testimony that the cost of facilites inside Cleveland was $33,375. The firm had claimed other assessments were made al 20 per cent of the property's value. State Supreme Court Decisions Handed Down In Jackson Monday JACKSON. Miss. (AT 1 ) - The Mississippi Supreme Court handed down the following decisions today: . By Justice Robert G. GUlesple County Board of Education of Jones County vs Claude Smith. Appealed from Jones Circuit. Suggestion of error overruled. ' Mrs. Susie Moorer Willis vs. * * · * Way Cleared For New Tunica Bank JACKSON.'Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Supreme Court Monday cleared the way Mon. for organization of a second bank at Tunica, center of a controversy involving the Stale Bank Comptroller, the Stale Banking Board, the Planters Bank of Tunica nnd the courls. The high court upheld a dcci sion by Tunica County chancery court which affirmed an order ol the banking board directing the comptroller to issue a certficale authorizing the new bank. The five justices handling the c*se split 4-1 on the decision, with Chief Justice Harvey McGehe opposing the decision arid issuing a 17-page dissenting opinion. The 28-page majority opinion wi written by Justice John Kyle. The appeal from the chancery court decision came from Plant ers Bank, chartered in 1912. I was filed in a suit against T. M Garrott Jr., G. D. Perry, S. W Owen, J. W. Caperton and Henry G. Lee, who sought to organiz the Tunica County Bank. Planters Bank appealed agains the chancery court decision t permit the new bank to organize The older bank said the stat banking board denied it a fai hearing by treating the findings o the comptroller confidential anc by refusing it the right to cross examine witnesses about the source of information. It als claimed the board did not rende a decision immediately after th hearing, as required by law, am that the decision was not support ed by evidence. lafcnco A. Mdorcr'el al. Hinds irmcery. Suggestion of error ver ruled. Mississippi State Highway Com- lission vs D. S. Stuart et al. Moon to advance sustained nnd ause set for Sept. J9, I960. By Justice W. N. Ethridge Mansfield Anderson et al vs. leveland Anderson ct al. Motion 0 vacate judgment and remand asc to docket until revival sus- ained. Mississippi State Highway Com- lission vs. N. C. Pittman et al lotion to correct judgment sus- ained. By Justice R. Olney Arringlon City of Cleveland vs. T. V. Ca le Co. Inc. Bolivar Circuit. Re- ersed and judgment rendered .ere for appellant. Coast Wholesale Supply Co. et 1 vs. P. H. Carrubba et al. Horison Circuit. Affirmed. S. D. G. Button vs. J. B. Huton Jr. et al. Motions of appellees iverruled. By Justice John Kyle Planters Bank vs. T. M. Gar ott Jr. et al. Tunica Chancery, Affirmed. Chief Justice Harvey McGehee dissenting. City of Jackson vs. Mrs. Allie- Lee Sanders. Hinds Circuit. Suggestion of-error overruled. By Justice Percy Lee George Moore vs. State Farm Automobile Insurance Co. Neshoba Circuit. Suggestion of error overruled. Claiborne N. Floyd et al vs. *uby M. Floyd, administratrix of estate of E. H. Floyd ct al. Madison Chancery. Suggestion of error overruled. By Justice Lee Hall Alex Allegrezza vs. State of Mississippi. Coahoma Circuit. Suggestion of error overruled. By Chief Justice Harvey McGehee The village of Myrtle et al vsj St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Co. et al. Hinds Circuit. Sugges-! tion of error overruled. L. D. McNamee vs. W. L. Fallin et ux. Lincoln Chancery. Suggestion of error overruled. Deltans Attend Dixie Twirling Meet At Die Miss OXFORD -- The week-long Dix :0 National Balon Twirling Insti tutc held at the . University of Mississippi. Oxford, ended Friday with the crowning.of winners in both the state contest and the Dixie National Open contest. Some G50 participants from 25 states took part in the classes and contests. Don Starlcll, Jancsr ville, '.Vis., director of Ihe institute termed it 'the best ever." Slartell pointer! out that young people participating in baton twirling mnde up Ihe second largest youth group in the U. S., second to the Boy Scouts. Among Ihe participants were: Arcola -- Allegra Lea 1 . Cope. Belzoni-Flo Myr, Mildred Scroggins. Bobbie Fowler, Margaret Ann Bridgers, Jane Vickers, Fritzie Spruill. Hollandale -- Sarah Kellum, Linda Kay Latham. Indianola -- Annclle Hudson, Faye Williams and Kathryn Crosby. Hollywood Adds Some Zest To Convention Rolling Fork -- Mary Marga- By BOB THOMAS i HOLLYWOOD (AP) - It's only a dozen miles' froiri Hollywood to the site of the Democratic National Convention. So, naturally, the Dig show will take on some trappings of the glamor capital. It's not like Ihe old days, when Hollywood was virtually an FDR camp. Like many wealthy and fairly settled towns, Hollywood now leans toward the Republicans. But there ire still enough Democratic stars to give Ihe conven tion a glittering look. Last night's opening session saw a star-spangled chorale singing tlie national anthem on TV Among the choristers: Ralph Bellamy, Nat King Cole, Tony Curtis, George Jesscl. Peter Lawford, ret Seale, Joe C. Griffin and Dan ette Peebles. Ruleville--Noel Victora Holladay. Shirley Maclaine, Lee Marvin, Sheree North, Vincent Price, Barbara Rush, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Shelley Winters; and Jan Sterling. The man who corrated the talent and prepared the entertain ment is veteran screen writer Allen Rivkin, director of the Dem ocrals' Art Council. Here For Business "We're not going lo give'the delegates a lot of entertainmen the sports arena," he ex plained. 'They're here for busin ess; they can get entertainmenl elsewhere. The main thing we provide is musical frame for the sessions. We'll have the nationa anthem at Ihe beginning and at the end, too. following some spirituals. I've seen the English sing their anthem at the beginning and close of their public events and it's a good system." Helping to complete the frame vlll bo the 35 piece brass band ha', also plays for the Los Angeles Rams, plus Gnylord Carter at the' mighty organ, they'll no doubt « belaboring TV and radio listeners with the convention's official 19CO tune, "Wnlkln 'down to iVashington." Described by Demo musical director Johnny Green as a 'wowser," it goes: "I'm walkin' down to Washington "Like we used to do! "Hosannah! Hosannah..." Catchy Turn Catchy? The arts committee hopes so. It also lined up Milton Berle and George'Jessel to emcee Ihe bigwig banquet at the Bey crly Hilton Sunday night. Among the high-priced talent engaged for free: Sinatra, Dav'u, Judy Garland, Mort Sahl. The big. big show, as Ed Sul- F r i make sn't enough' as bait, they'll also rovido everything from a Jap- incsc girl drum corps and Virgin slands steel band to the lx» Angeles police motorcycle drill team Krforming to the tune of 'Dragnet." Dum-da-dum-dum, remember? livan might say, comes day when the nominees their acceptance speeches in the Coliseum. The Democrats are hoping to fill Ihe big bowl to its 107,000 capacity. Also on the program are Mort Sdhl, Steve Allen 1 * jazz combo arid Edward G. Robinson reading Whitman's 'Thou mother with thy equal brood," finishing with a bell elfecl. All this'and the two candidates too. It's going lo be quite a week. ONLY COMPACT THAT CHARGES THE BATTERY EVEN IN TRAFFIC! See ... Chat... Compare ... Save ... Chad Oxner Motors Highway 82 At Cedar Street Greenville: Up 8 Per Cent State Business In May Set New Record High For That Month STATE COLLEGE -- Business activity in Mississippi during May set a new record for the month, bat was'down slightly for April. The Mississippi Business He- i One of tlie new f e a t u r e s availa- ble on GAS ranges is this turning s p i t . . . Gives you meats done to tempting perfection, browner] on every side. That's auto- matic cooking with GASI Thermostat-controlled (op bttrncis only on gai ranges ... mate every pan--any pan -- a fine, automatic Appliance . . . Works fust lilcc tnc ther- m o s t a t on y o u r gas oven. Try ill Mississippi Valley Gas Company view," monthly publication of the Mississippi State University, reports that May famines! registered 128 on it seasonally adjusted index. April 1960 registered 130, but May 1959 was only 123 per cent of the 1956-58 base. Greenville Up On this index, all of the 16 trading areas ok the state registered gains over May 1959. The Biloxi-Gulfport ^district was up six per cent; Clarksdale, up seven percent; Columbus, up 16 per cent; Corinth, up 18 per cent; Greenville, up eight per cent; Greenwood, up ten per cent- Hattiesburg, up nine par cent; Jackson, up three per cent; Lau rel, up 11 per cent; McComb, up 11 per cent; Meridian, up 12 pel cent; Natchez, up seven per cent; Pascagoula up two per cent; Sar dis Lake, up nine per cent; Tupelo, up eight per cent; anc Vicksburg, up ten per cent. Dr. Louis O'Quinn, editor the publication, said that prelim inary indications are that Jun business may register lowe han the May level. Bank debits, although down rom April, were four per cent above the May 1959 figure. Sales of ordinary lift insurance were 19 pe cent higher than a year igo. Highway Contracts On May 24, the' Mississippi Highway Commission awarded contracts totaling J3.351, 826 for road construction projects in ten counties: For construction of six bridges on interstate Highway 59 in Lamar County, $758,975; for construction of over six miles of grading, etc. on inter- slate Highway 55 in Madison [County, 5612,612; for constructio of five bridges on Highway 55 in Madison County, MSI,175; a n d for construction of almost eigh miles of grading, etc., on Miss issippi Highway 50 in Clay Lowndes counties, J509.853. Production of crude petroleum and compensate was estimated a 4,382,387 barrels, up six pe: cent from a ye*ir earlier. During the week of May 22-24 there was 315,000 workers employ ed on farms in Mississippi. Thi figure is down 35,00 workers from May 1959, ind is 75.00C workers below the average of the five preceding Mays. Employment Report Non-farm and salaried employ ment at mid-May totaled 397,900 up 8,200 workers from May 195S Manufacturing payrolls at mid May.listed 118 workers. I.60C more than a year earlier. In non manufacturing, the total wsi tt imated at 279.000, 6,000 more nan a year ago. Preliminary reports Indicate dat hourly wages remained at the J1.51 average during May, and the average weekly pay of actory workers in Mississippi at 60.10 a week. For the nation, le average hourly wage of factory workers was $2.28, and t h e ·eekly pay was $90.74. The Mississippi Stale Tax Commission in May collected $10,203,862; eight per cent more than in May 1959. State sales tax receipts were up seven per cent over a! /ear earlier. i Greenville Business Activity Belter j Than State Average | STATE COLLEGE -- Business actvitiy in the Greenville district during May set a new record For the month, according to the current issue of "The Mississippi: Business Review," monthly publi^ cation of the Business Research Station at Mississippi State Uni- vcrity. In May 1959, district activity stood at 113 per cent of the 195653 average. In May 1960, the figure rose to 121. The city of GREENVILLE did ven better, rising to 124 per cent if the base period. Cleveland rose rom 102 to 119; Drew.from 107 o 119; Hollandale, from 124 to 33; Leland, from 112 to 121; and. Ruleville, from 110 to 20. In the state as a whole, May lusincss activity rose from 123 per cent of the 1956-58 average in May 959 to 128 per cent in May 1960. This is the best May activity ev er recorded in Mississippi. To Study State Tar Structure And Recommend Changes ! JACKSON -- The Importance of greater financial support for institutions of higher learning will occupy the attention of a specia^ State Chamber of Commercc- MEC committee this year. Dr. J. D. Williams, University, chairman of the overall education committee, said A. Boyd Campbell of Jackson, Mississippi School Supply Company, h a s been- named as chairman of the special group. Campbell has been long active in both public · and private institutions of higher learning. I Members of his committee arei L. 0. Crosby, Jr., Crosby Forest Products Company, Picayune; J. M. Ewing. Delta State College. Cleveland; E. R. 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