The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 19, 1966 · Page 2
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Blytheville (Ark.) Courier News - Friday, August W, 19M- P>«« Tteg 'If Negro Doesn't Get It the Reds Will' SAYS JAMES LAWSON, "Right now, the black mm his nothing." By TOME TIEDE Newspaper Enterprise Assn. NEW YORK - (NBA) - The thermometer showed 95 degrees in the center of Harlem and the small group of demonstrating women were visibly hot and weary. They walked up and down in front of an Armed Forces recruiting station and carried posters of protest. They were members of Negro WILSON NEWS .«••••••• MRS. ff. A. HOGAN, Jr. {••>•••••••*••••••••••• Wilson school opens Aug. 29. Registration will be as follows: Monday, Aug. 22, seniors, 9 a.m. to noon. Juniors, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, sophomores, 9 a.m. to noon, freshmen, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 24, 7th and 8th grades from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration will be in the principal's office. A. H. Williams and son, Andy, were first • place winners in the second flight in me Meadowbrook Country Club's four-ball golf tournament last weekend at West Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Moon and children, Laurie and David, returned home last Thursday after spending two weeks in New Braunfels, Tex,, with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Moon. They also visited with his sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Warren D. Adams of New Braunfels, Enroute home they stopped by Six Flags Over Texas for a day. Miss Connie Cash spent last week in Memphis with her aunt, Miss Margie Miller, and her grandmother, Mrs. Ora Cash. Mr. and Mrs. William R. Rankin of Huntsville, Ala., adcom- panied Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Rankin, Mrs. W. S. Rankin and Mrs. E. J. Sharp to Hamburg, Ark., last week for the wedding of Dr. Jas. D. Rankin and Miss Nancy Marie Stanley. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beall of Fort Pierce, Fla., spent a few days last week with Mr. Beall's mother and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Greenwell. On Monday Mrs. J. D. Rankin entertained with a luncheon honoring Mrs. Beall. Guests were Mrs. E. D. Beall, Mrs. Greenwell, Mrs. H. A. Nicholson, Mrs. J. H. Whitaker, Mrs. E. J. Sharp and Mrs. W. S. Rankin. Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Rankin of Hamburg and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thompson were dinner guests of Dr. Rankin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Rankin, this past Friday night. Laura Ellis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ellis, celebrated her llth birthday with a party last Thursday at her home. Ten friends gathered for an afternoon of relays, pitching horseshoes and riding the satellite, followed by a picnic in the back yard. Mrs. Mack Dayison was hostess to the Tally Bridge Club last Thursday night at her home Special guests were Mrs. John Grain Jr., Mrs. J. C. Perry, Mrs. Owens Sadler and Mrs Fred Denton. In games Mrs. Donnie McDaniel was high scorer, Mrs. Arch Catching second high and Mrs. Sadlerw as bridge winner. Jr. attending the Arkansas L. P. Gas Association Convention in Hot Springs Saturday through Wednesday. Allison and T o d d McAfee spent this time with ;heir grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Wells, in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ford and children, Gwen and Edwin, and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Germany and daughter, Patti, of Memphis, are vacationing o n Dauphin Island at Mobile. Mr. and Mrs. Micke; Stewart and daughter, Juanita of Houston, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ford and family last Friday and Saturday. Mr. Stewart is Mrs. Ford's brother. Mr. and Mrs. John Crain Jr., entertained their bridge club Friday night at their home. Preceding games ice box lem on pie and coffee were served with salted nuts and assorted candy beings erved later in the evening. In games Mr. and Mrs. John Ellis were high scorers. Women Enraged. ! And their signs read: "Too Many Black Soldiers in Viet Nam." The women were young or middle • aged. All were tight- ipped. Some were burly, some surly. Two or three distributed jandbills to passersby. For those not accepting the leaflets, one of the women read aloud: "Black Men!! Whitey's plan 'or you is death in Viet Nam. Choose jail. Stay here and fight tor your manhood. Black women will not allow you to stand alone in your decision. Protect us from the murder and rape of the white racist." Similar incidents take place lere and elsewhere as Negro Lynn SmiSi and Mike Hays, president and vice - presidenl of the Wilson High School Student Council, accompanied by Principal W. R. Moon, attended the State Student Council Workshop in Little Rock this week. They attended the All-Star football game on Saturday nighl and were over-night guests o: Mrs. Moon's parents, Mr. ant Mrs. C. F. Gate, at Lonoke. Mrs Moon, Laurie and David, spenl this time with her parents. EARLY BIRD GETS BARGAIN DALLAS (AP) - The early bird gets the bargain at Dalla: corporation court. Traffic ticket holders who show up in court 10 to 15 minutes before their cases are to be heard usually get their fines cut in half if they have reasonably good driving records. Ten dollar fines are cut to $5; fines of $25 are slashed to $10. The defendant pays up a n c leaves in a matter of minutes. A spokesman said Sie reductions were necessary to handle the tremendous volume of cases docketed for the city's four day courts. WARNING ORDER No. 16900 William L. Reefer, Jr., and Nan B. Keefer, his wife; Robert L. Rudolph and Renate G. Rudolph, his wife and Talbot L. Rudolph and Mona E. Rudolph, his wife, are warned to appear in the Chancer yCourt for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, with- ir. thirty (30) days next after the date of the arst publication of this notice, to answer a complaint filed against them by Blytheville Federal Savings and Loan Association. Witness my hand as clerk, of said court, and the seal thereof, at the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, on this 17th day of August, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Opal Doyal, Deputy Marcus Evrard Title Insurance Bldg. ; 118 West Walnut Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney for Plaintiffs Graham Sudbury 115 North Second Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney ad litem 8-19, 25, 9-1, 8 extremists put another plank of heir revolutionary platform be- ore the public. The plank means "simply: "Any war the black man fights is going to be against Whitey not with him.' Thus advised, both responsible and irresponsible Negroes be- ieve that this form of "con- cientious objection" to military service could become the first critically serious battleground between militant blacks and the rest of the nation. Says one Negro opinion: "It shouldn't be difficult to convince Negro youths to refuse Army duty obligation. Even white boys hate the thought of conscription." Adds another: "Something like this could weaken all America." James Lawson, long • time leader of various African Na- 'ionalism movements, predicted that unless Washington solves the problem, "it will become explosive," hinder our defenses and open the door for communism in America. "Right now the black man has nothing," he explained. "A n d unless he gets something pretty soon he's going to decide he has j no reason to defend zero." Red China is already trying to take advantage of Negro apathy, Lawson told me. "A few weekends ago," he asserted, "Peking agents brought over $2 million into Harlem to get a riot going. And they'll try again and again until they succeed." (Other Negro leaders claimed to know nothing of this.) He said the Reds can only be stopped by continued Negro support Of the country's armed forces. And he added that guar- Slander vs. Libel A person who tells something false likely to injure the reputation or good name of another person may be charged with slander; writing or printing a similar false statement is called libel. NOTICE FOR: ON-PREMISE BEER Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premise described as: Paradise Cafe, South Elm, Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undesigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the Undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this State, or any other State, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 17th day of August, 1966. and to expire on the 30th day of June, 1967. Annie Lee Pulley, Applicant Susciibed and sworn to before me this 17th day of August, 1966. Charles A. Hindman Notary Public My Commission Expires: Dec. 14, 1969 (SEAL) 8-19 antee of that support will cost enormously. The portly, 48 - year - old Lawson demanded a "coming to terms with the 22 million Americans of African descent." He said the Jews were compensated with money (by the Germans) for crimes committed against them in World War II and that the same should be done for the "sons and daughters of white man's brutality." Specifically, Lawson wants each Negro in the land paid $7,000 in "partial payment" for maltreatment. That is a total cost of $154 billion. Also, he advocated fee orderly realization of the term Black THE POLICE, whom militant Negroes hate, must patrol tense areas. Photo was taken in the Eo»t New York area of Brooklyn. places of business in Negro areas, he declared, should be transferred to black ownership and can be accomplished by the reparation payments and by governmental small business loans. "It's for your own good," he told me. ."If Negroes own their own places, they aren't going to stand by and watch them destroyed by riols or wars." Lawson is a relatively mild Power. The ownership of all | militant, a believer in neither nonviolence nor unnecessary force. From his dingy, single- room Harlem office, he offers a middle - of - the - road philosophy: "I make decisions as I go along." But he's capable of biting. He is impatient and claims to speak for millions of other impatient Negroes. He and they want a large chunk of the economy today. And they insist Hie nation has only two choices: "If the black man doesn't get it then the Communists will." (End Series.) :'.' STRONGEST pain relief you can get without a prescription! ST.JOSEPH ASPIRIN LITTLE BUT STRONG BEAUMONT (AP) - He's only 5-foot 3-inches tall and weighs a mere 118 pounds, but it took two Beaumont policemen and a bystander to subdue the reluctant lad. Patrolmen Jim Suite and John Bean stopped ftie testy tussler or a traffic charge. He informed them he had no intention of being arrested and proceeded to let fly with a couple of well- placed punches to the officers' heads. The officers hailed a passing truck and persuaded the burly driver to hold the bantamweight battler while they handcuffed him. Even then the pint - sized puncher tried to open the door of the squad car with his cuffed {lands as the officers took him in for booking on a charge of aggravated assault on a police officer. ALL IN THE LINE OF DUTY DALLAS (AP) — Firemen in Dallas don't let little things such as their own safety awards presentations interfere with their firemanship. The No. 3 District "C" shift was in the process of receiving the department's safety award when an alarm came in. Three of the fire trucks lined up in front Of Woodrow Wilson High School for the ceremonies raced to the scene, put out the blaze, then returned to pick up their award plaques. Gayle Rowsey, Linda Duck, John Grain III, Judy Grain and Mrs. J. E. Grain Sr. left Saturday for a week at the Grain's home on Lake Hamilton at Hot Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Rowsey left Monday for Oklahoma City for a few days. Among those from Wilson attending the All Star Football Game in Little Rock Saturday night were Mr. and Mrs. Travis Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Trammel, Jackie Trammel, Barbara Sue Goble, Oscar Davis, Pain and Adrain Davis, Jack Catching and Billy Wayns Bussey Mr. Trammel was one of the officials of the game. Carl Robinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Robinson, was a member of the East All-Star Squad. Mrs. Nancy Koch and Mrs. H G. 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