The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 15, 1950 · Page 5
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MONDAY, MAY 15, 1950 1950 Commencement Season Starts May 21 At Arkansas Colleges By The Associated Press The annual commencement, season nt Arkansas colleges begins next Sunday and the final group oi 1950 seniors will receive their degrees from the University of Arkansas June 3. College of the Ozarks, Clarksville, inaugurates commencement season «pext Sunday, May 21, when a class pot 161 will receive degrees. Dr. Milton W. Brown, Cincinnati. O., will speak at the exercises to be held In tile First Presbyterian Church at Clarksville. The Rev. Preston Stevenson. New Orleans, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon at the college chapel Sunday morning. This year, the college will replace the traditional alumni banquet with a barbecue supper, at the new president's home Saturday night. Robert Woods, Alma. Mich., synodicnt executive of the Presbyterian Church In Michigan, will be the speaker. Another church school. Ouachita Baptist College. Arkaciclphia, will hold its commencement Monday. Mav ?2. also graduating a record class. 180. C. Hamilton Moses. Little flock, Arkansas Power and Light Company mcsidcnt, will be the speaker. The May 21 baccalaureate sermon at the cnllese will be by the R«v. K. Ou-en White, pastor of the First flautist C'nirch. Little Rock. Last Year as Junior Collie Ala-niolia A. and M. also will have its 40fh graduating exercises May 22 with Dr. Joe J. Micklc, president of Centenary College, Shreveport, as speaker. This Is Magnolia's last year as a junior college and the class of 118 students to receive associate in arts certificates is slightly smaller than the IflW class of 12S. „ Eighteen members of the senior Jtass will return to enter the first .^Tuior class of the institution, which become a senior college next fall. The baccalaureate services will be held May 21 with the Rev. Sam Reeves, pastor of the First Baptist Church of El Dorado, as speaker. Arkansas State College, Jonesboro, and Arkansas College, Batcsville, will hold their commencement exercises Friday, May 20. Dr. Ralph H. Wo:ds, president of Kentucky's Murray State College, will be the speaker at Arkansas State's 19th commencement exercises. H'lien a class of 131 will receive degrees. Arkansas College will award three honorary degrees and give diplomas to a record class of Tl seniors at Its 78th graduation exercises. Honary doctor of divinity degrees will go to three Presbyterian ministers, the Rev. J. Lcighton Scott. West Memphis, the Rev. Kenneth Snipes. Forrest City, and Iho Rev. W. L. Mc- Clovcn, Pirie Bluff. Honcls In Speak - .State Education Commissioner A. B. Bourts, Jr.. will be the commencement speaker, and the baccalaureate sermon on May 28 will.be by Dr. G. Darby Fulton. Nashville, Tenn., secretary of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions. Henderson state Teachers College. Arkadelnhia. will have Dr. Lewis W. Jones. University of Arkansas presi- denl. a.s speaker for Its commencement exercises. May 29. The Rev. Alba Godbotd, St. Louis, will preach the baccalaureate sermon the previous night. The university's 70th annual spring commencement Saturday nisjht. June 3, will honor four men with honorary degrees and about 1.000 seniors, a record class. At the same time, three graduates of the university will receive citations as distinguished alumni. They are Miss Margaret Quay Batjer. Vonkers, N.Y., Brig. Cien. Bryan Milburn. Fort Bliss. Tex., and R. Hill Camilh. Chicago. The citations are to be bestowed jointlv by the university and the University Alumni Association. Attorney Wants 'All Conditions 1 Of Brink's Reward Made Public BOSTON, May 15. (AP)—Massachusetts Attorney General Prancis K Kelly wants "all conditions" or the $100,000 reward offered in the spectacular $1,700,000 holdup of Brink's Inc., be made public imme,- dintely. Kelly said tn a letter to the reward committee yesterday that he has received inquiries from "individuals" concerning the reward. "I have had inquiries from ixjlicn of f icials, la w enforcement o ff jeers and individuals as to the conditions under which the.SlOO.COO reward would be paid by the reward com- : ,mlttee/' Kelly said. '^LThe attorney general flatly re- ^wscd to clarify his reference to "Individuals" although the word was capitalized and underlined in Liberty Bell To Launch Bond Drive PHILADELPHIA, May 15. W)— The historic Liberty Bell will ring out again tonight to sound the start of a drive during which the government hopes a billion dollars worth OE savings bonds will be sold. '• The famed bell—capable only of a toneless "bong 1 * because of a creek in its side—will be tapped by U. S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snycler. The sound will be carried across the nation by radio. Alter tonight's ceremonies—to be witnessed by descendants of signers of the Declaration of Independence from the 13 original states— replicas of the Liberty Bell will be taken to all 48 states and the District of Columbia. These bells—cast in France just as was the original—will carry the '<4SP'° 8an " savc > or y°ur independence, •^•fliiy U. S. Savings Bonds." The campaign—with an official quota of $553,950.000—will end July •S. Treasury officials hope the quota will be exceeded by then. In addition to Secretary Snyder. President Truman and Pennsylvania's Governor James H. Duff will speak tonight on the "Independence Hour" hookup. Business and industry arc foot- Ing the bill of the extensive campaign to reach every man. woman ami child in the iir.tlon. About 3,000,000 volunteers are expected to ring doorbells on behalf of the drive, including 200,000 newspaper carrier boys. NEW » v Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. § Matinee Saturdays A Sundays 'Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Con(- Showing Manila, Ark. Monday "THE DOCTOR AND THE GIRL with Glenn Ford Also Shorts Tuesday 'THE BARBARY PIRATE" with Donald Woods Also Shorts the letter. The Reward committc'e °overnin" the $100,000 offered by Brink's consists oi five members representing state ami ciiy governments and commercial groups in Boston. Insurance companies handling Brink's accounts have offered an additional reward of five per cent of all cash recovered. A total of SI 200,000 in cash was prabbed in the daring Jan. n robbery. Kelly said in his letter he has been "forced (o inform all who have inquired that to my knowledge no definite conditions have been adopted concerning distribution of the reward money. He suggested: U) All conditions of the reward be made public promptly; (11 Any information leading to the apprehension and conviction of any principal to this crime lie kept secret and confidential (if so requested) ; <3) That the committee make clear whether or not an • ncce.ssory will be permitted to obtain the reward and, if so , to what extent; (4) That the reward payment to an individual or individuals be kept secret, if so desired by the person giving the information; (5) That all members of any police department, unices expressly prohibited by law, be permitted to participate in Ihc reward. (6) Any persons giving information leading to the arrest and conviction of one or more of the principals shall be entitled to participate in the reward. SHOW STARTS 7:30 P.M. .Monday Nile — 2 Shows ll I'rocecds Go to the Methodist Church "HOLLYWOOD VARIETIES" Robert A Ida Hoosicr Hot Shots A VAUDEVILLE SHOW OX THE 5CKKE.V BLYTHEVITXE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Lasl Times Today "DAUGHTER OF ROS1E O'GRADY" wflli .lime Haver and Gordon MacRae Reds Arrest No. 2 Commie Of West Berlin BERLIN, Ma y 15. (AD — -me Communist-dominated East German government has announced ' arrest of Kurt Mueller, West Germany's No. 2 Red. Mueller was charged with being i agent for a foreign power" and of having "committed other crimes." The brief announcement printed n the Berlin Communist press did not disclose where the arrest took plnce. West Germany's Communist party has disclosed that it had expelled Mueller. The party charged him with suspicion of Tltotem, "betrayal oi the party in the meanest-manner . . . constant connection with the secret service of a foreign jxnv- C1 ' • . . and bringing hostile cle- 1'ients into the party and promoting them." Mueller earlier resigned his seat in the West German parliament for "pcraonal reasons." The announcement of Mueller's arrest by the East German ministry of stale security was printed inconspicuously by "Neues Deutechland" organ of the Socialist unity (Com- •nunlst) party. Soviet zone authorities here did not reveal how they seized Mueller. Political circles here speculated that he either answered a summons to the Ilus-ian zone to answer the charges levelled against him, or that he was kidnapped. PAGE The Gold Coast, in West Africa, is., about the size of Minnesota, according to the National Geographic Society. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday "DEAR WIFE" with William Holilen ami Joan Caulfleld Also Warner kcws anil Cartoon 2 Color Cartoons Tues.-Wed. • 2 Hits PlllS Firs! Blylhcvillc Showing Plus Cartoon ULVTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Last Diiy • 2 Mils Bob Hope in "GREAT LOVER" Linda Darnell in 'Letter to 3 Wives" LOANS ON CARS, TRUCKS AND TRACTORS United Insurance Agency 1st * Main Real City Drne Hlylheville. Ark. 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