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Greenwood, Mississippi
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Tuesday, February 8, 1955
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PAGI EIGHT GREENWOOD COMMOMVZALTH, GRIXNWOOD, MISS., TUESDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 8, 1955. Concern Felt For Integrated Reserve WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 P) Rep. Winstead (D-Miss.) today expressed concern that the administration's proposed national Army Reserve program might force Southerners into racially integrated units. The program as outlined, Win-stead told a reporter, "will not work in the South" and "might cause trouble." Winstead is a member of the House Armed Services Committee which will handle the reserve legislation. Somewhat similar bills have been proposed by the administration and by the American Legion. The Mississippian said he favors a strong reserve program but will insist that hearings on the program bring out details of the proposals. As he understands it, Winstead said, young men would f-erve for six months in a general training program and then be released into ready reserve units. Men could apply for service in the National Guard, he continued, or e assigned to other reserve units. Winstead said governors would have authority over who entered the National Guard. But, he add ed, many men woulJ be unable to got in the Guard because they would not be near a Guard unit and these could be "forced"' into nonsegregated reserve organizations. "This might apply to 25 per rent of the young men m the South," Winstead told a reporter. "What about ihem?" Under presidential order there is no segregation in fighting units of the Army but, he said, "There is a "difference between fighting- units and peacetime reserve units." Winstead suggested some pro vision might be written into the bill to provide that a man who J applied for admission into the National Guard ' could not be forced into some other unit. lie also proposed that Southern states should make provisions some all-negro National Guard units. 0 LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO RIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids .will be received T.y the Board of Commissioners of the Mississippi State Penitentiary, until two o'clock p. m., Tuesday, March 1, 1955, at which time the following articles will bp purchased. All bids must be F. O. B. Parchman, Miss. The Board of Commissioners reserves the risrht to reject any and all bids. For further information call or write the Secretary of the Penitentiary. TO BE PURCHASED: Live Stock Supplies. Hospital Medical and Surgical Supplies. Groceries and Hardware. Drygoods and Shoes. Machine Shop Supplies. Feed. Office Supplies and Equipment. F. H. LINSKEY, Secty. Board of Commissioners Mississippi State Penitentiary. Louisiana Is Menaced By Flood Waters By The Associated Press The Calcasieu River , climbed I toward a crest today as swirling flood waters forced family evacuation in the lowland3 oi: southwest Loubiana. . Officials of the U- S. Weather Bureau at Lake Charles said the Calcasieu is expected t- reach its flood stage of six feet by Friday. . The river's current stages is about 3.4. However, weather bureau officials said thtf didn't expect the Calcasieu to reach the peaks recorded during the spring floods of 1953. The Amite River north of Baton Rouge was expected to crest this afternoon. The Amite is ex pected to crest about six feet below the May, 1953, flood stages. The Comite river crested yesterday removing any threat to the 'Baton Rouge. area. Backwater was reported seeping into same areas with some roads under water, but the situation was expect ed to clear up today. The Co mite crested three feet .below its 1953 flood stage. Port Vincent, about 25 miles southea.-t of Baton Rouge on the Amite River, reported no flood troubles although xnz town was hit hard by the 1953 floods Some areas in Livingston Par ish were reported having trouble with backwater, but no serious trouble was expected. More than 50 families were evacuated from the flood low lands in the southwest section of the state. Rescue workers evaciated the families from 1he Koasati Indian community in the upper Calcasieu River area. -0- Death-Dealing Storm Was Not Tornado (i i Iftlww mi II III ll H a a&'.i) i,... fftt i , v.WU. RETIRED BUT A C T I V E Fred Smith, 80, a native of Stamford, Conn., now living in Los Altos. Cal., works on a small steam locomotive which took him 10 years to build, CRANBERRY CRUNCH HEARTS 5 14 "cups' quick-cooking oats 2y2 cups sifted enriched all-purpose flour 1V2 teasp. salt' 2Vz cups light-brown sugar, firmly 'packed 34 cup softened butter or margarine iy2 cups shortening ' 4 1-lb. cans jellied cranberry sauce 1 pt. heavy cream, whipped - Heat oven to 350 F. (moderate). In large bowl, combine oats and next three ingredients; mix thoroughly. Cut in butter and shortening until uniformly distributed. ('Mixture will be crumbly.) Spread half of mixture over bottoms of 2 greased 14 in x 11 in. x 2 in. roasting pans or baking sheets. Beat cranberry sauce with rotary beater till smooth; spread over oatmeal mixture. Spread remaining oatmeal mixture over cranberry sauce. Bake at 350 F. 45 min. Remove from oven; , while still hot, cut each into 24 squares. Serve cold, plain or topped with whipped cream. Makes 48. Upholds Ruling To Bar Negro Pupils DOVER, Del., Feb. 8 (&) The Delaware State Supreme Court ruled today that the Milford i Board- of Education had "no (le gal right to admit 10 negro pupils to tenth grade classes at a previous all-white school last September. The court's ruling today said that the negro pupils were admitted by the board without prior approval of the Delaware State Board of Education and therefore had no legal authority. The decision reversed a finding by Vice Chancellor William Marvel in Chancery Court last Oct. 19 that said the negro pupils were entitled to attend classes at the Milford school. f Their admission and attend-nce touched off a boycott by a majority of the white pupils and caused the Milford board to resign. Another board was subsequently appointed and the negro pupils were ousted from the school .in that south-central Delaware town and are now attending classes at all-negro schools at Georgetown or Dover. The ruling today said the U. S. Supreme Court decision banning segregation in schools had the effect of nullifying Delaware's segregation laws. But the Delaware court added, it did not require immediate Open 12:45 10c - 50c LAST DAY TECHNICOLOR Lex BARKER Mala POWERS Howard DUFF WED; THURS. THfflSST TONY CURTIS JOANNE DRU A UNIVMStllNTFtNATIONAl PtCTUKf MEMPHIS, Feb. 8 The bead weatherman here. ?ays last week's death and destruction in Mississippi was due to "very severe thunderstorms" not tornadoes. Albert King, chief meteorologist at the Memphis Weather Bureau, said last night his conclusion was based on inspection of damage in the storm areas. , The storms struck Tuesday, killing 23 persons in the Mississippi Delta and causing considerable property, damage also in Arkansas and Alabama. King said very severe thunderstorms are not to be sneezed at, since they generate winds up to 125 miles an hour, but the deadly tornado funnel has winds up to 500 miles an hour. Damage in Arkansas and Mis- sisippi was to buildings of sub standard construction, he said. and well-constructed buildings in the a'ea survived. "The belief that the weather was severe thunderstorms, and not tornadoes, is supported by Red Cross officials( pilots who flew over the area after the storms, and by Weather Bureau personnel who inspected the damage areas," he added. Last week's storms killed 20 pep? on on a plantation near Commerce Landing, 'Miss., about 30 'miles south of Memphis, and three more when a rural school was demolished near Olive Branch, Miss., about 20 miles southeast of Memphis. 0 Speeding Still 3iggest Killer JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 8 (TV-Traffic accidents killed 31 persons in Mississippi in January, but even that had its bright side, Commissioner of Public Safety T. B. Birdsong said today. The total of 31 was five less than January, 1954, Birdsong pointed out, a reduction of 13.8 per cent. But the average of one traffic death for each day of the month is too high, Birdsong said, and pointed his finger at speed as the greatest killer. HAPPINESS GELATIN SALAD 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons cold water 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 14 cup .-sugar 1 34 cups hot cider 1 Vz cups diced apples , 1 Vz cup diced celery 2 tablespoons diced maraschino cherries, if desired Lettuce Mayonnaise 1 Chopped nuts - , . . Combine lemon juice and water. Soften gelatin in mixture. Dissolve sugar in hot cider. Add softened gelatin. Stir until dissolved. Chill until mixture begins to thicken. Add apples, celery, and cherries (if ryou happen to have them). Blend thoroughly. Pour into cold rtov rinsprl larjre mold or individual molds. Chill. Unmold. Serve on lettuce. Top with mayonnaise and a sprinkling of chopped nuts. Eastland To Probe Narcotics Traffic Refuse To Cancel Dixon-Yates Deal ( COMING Jan Garber And His Orchestra February 9th at TAYLORS LOUNGE 2 MILES SOUTH OF TCHULA, MISS. ON HWY 49-E $6.00 a Couple Reservations must be paid for in advance. For Reservations Call Johnny Malouf 190, WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (P) The Internal Security subcommittee is asking the Senate for a record budget of more than $200,000 to carry on its search for subversion. Sen. Eastland (D. - Miss.), its new chairman, announced yesterday he pfans a variety of inquiries, including one to determine whether Communists are using the narcotics traffic in this country "as a revenue builder or as an instrument for gaining pliable recruits for their nefarious project-." Eastland .. said in a statement he expects the group will have o "forego or defer" some inves tigating projects, because the work load would snow under its staff. One major project, he said, will be to complete the reading of voluminous diaries kept bji Henry Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, lie saia the subcommittee will 'discuss with Mr. . Morganthau the best possible use cf this material in the national interest." Eastland said the subcommittee also plans to pursue an already started inquiry into "subversive activities in Latin America affecting the United States," but gave no details. It also will con tinue, he said, studies ot aliegea interlocking subversion in the government ,the activities of U. S. citizens employed I y the tinted Nations, Communist penetra tion "in the field of labor," and the strategy and tactics of world Communism.' V 0 FOOT TROUBLE EXPLAINED GRAND . ISLAND, Neb. -() Wa vne . Roberts ' was puzzled about a sudden case of foot trouble until a friend happened to inspect the new pair , of shoes Roberts had been wearing.' On his right foot Roberts had a , size 9 1-2; on his left foot, an 8U-2. Know The Scouts tt00P 4 HAS GOOD RECORD FOR HELPING BOYS IN LEFLORE COUNTY One of the oldest Boy ScoMt troops in Greenwood is" Troop 48. During its existence, hundreds of boys have become of S?oat age and progressed along the i-smks and finally made their way out into the world on their own. R. W. "Bob"' Brown, troop Scoutmaster, has a record too, for he has been with this one tn as leader longer than any other local scoutmaster. His love of helping boys is unbeatable. To assist him with the 70 Doys on the roll book. Bob has George Everett and Alvin Davis as assistant Scioufmasters. The troop is split up into 6 patrols, with their leaders as follows: Flaming Arrow, Jimmy Farrell, patrol-leader; Bob White, Billy Webb Franklin, patrol-leader; Flying Eagle, Matt Dale, patrol-leader; Wolfe lead by Mike Anderson: Greenwood Leflore with Rav Wells as leader; and Irinnois, with Travis Clark, leader. The troop meets every Tuesday night at 7:30 at the Scout Hut at the Baptist Church. The troop is soonsored bv the Barracca and Fellowship classes of the church. The boys are very active in workine for higher ranks and merit badges. To date, there are 22 Tenderfoot scouts, 24 Second Class, 10 First Class, G Star, 2 Life and 6 Eagle Scouts. The Eagle is the highest rank the" boys may obtain. These five Eagles are: Charles Peel, Charles Bond, Jack Forshner, Tommy Flowers, and Bob Brown. During, the past summer, 12 desegregation. bovs attended Camp Tallaha where Until the mandate of the Su- they won the Honoj Patrol, swim- preme Court is received, the Del- mmg and Honor tamper awaras. aware court said, the state may In 1950 a dozen boys and bcout- take immediate steos toward de- master crown aue. ueu segregation, but is'jiot compelled al Jamboree at Valley orge, Pa., to do so at the moment. ana in -ya ZL j J T . i q master crown again atienaea me PINK OR RED HEARTS The tr has ken its share Looking for a couple of cute of award, too, winning the Fried- tricks for Valentine's Day? How, man Trophy in 1949, 1950, and un... : 1 i i ! . , , ri duuui nine iiiuiviuuai neai i- mh i nev n wavs navp a line shaped cakes piled high with rnrpspntation at the District fluffy pink icing. There's a sur- Rany camporees and s u m m e r prise beneath the frosting too. camD, Cupid's Surprise Cake .Each year the troop volunteers Bake your favorite white cake !,ts. assistance and helps jn various mix in a 13 by 9-inch pan (or use individual heart - shaped gelatin ?.s. drives and civic campaigns such the Red Cross, March of pan. molds). When cool, remove from Dimes etc. At Christmas time the LI UUp Iieiua IU well in liic nra( ts many families by helping the Salvation Army distribute baskets. Religious emphasis is placed high on scouting, and during the past year two bovs have v"n the highly cherished God and Country Award. These boys are Tommy Flowers and Bill Arnold. During a previous year Jack Forshner earned the award. This honor is Place a heart-shaped pattern bestowed on boys who do outstand- No Opposition Is .Seen In Extending Draft Bv RUSSELL BRINES WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 A bill to extend the military draft for another four years was called up for House action today with no concerted opposition in sight and passage assured. Secretary jof Defense Wilson has described the draft as essential to maintain the strength of the armed services. The measure was approved 32-0 by the House Armed Services "Committee last week. The present draft law expires next June SQ. The Senate has yet to act on an extension. Draft quotas are currently running around 1 1,000 men monthly. The measure would ..continue until mid-1950 the government's authority to draft young men of 18-26 years for two years ac. tive service, followed by sh vears obligation in the reserves. Another of the Eisenhower administration's military manpower measures was taken up, mean while, by a House Armed Serv ices subcommittee headed by Rep. Brooks (D.-La.). - - One provision is designed to insure that draftees keep up ith their reserve obligations after completing active service. Another feature, a kind of test for universal military training, would, provide that an annual quota of 100,000 volunteers be given six months training, instead of two years' service as draftees, on condition they agree to another 9!2 years reserve obligation. The Armed Services Committee proposed two changes in the draft law extension: 1. Youths who jointhe National Guard before the age of 18 V2 and serve continuously in it until they are 26 would be exempt from subsequent draft. They are liable now until 35. 2. Those serving six months or more in the uniformed services or 24 months in the public health service since September 1940, could not be inducted for a sec ond tour of duty. 0- Ever try seasoning mashed potatoes with grated cheese and paprika? They are particularly good this way if you pile them into a pie plate and brown under the broiler. COTTON NEW YORK COTTON Prev. High;Low;Close;Close Mar 34.55;.34.41 34.42i34.47 May 34.88 34.73'34.73 34.79 July 35.13 34.98;34.99:35.C5 New York Spots Close 34.95 5 down. NEW ORLEANS COTTON Prev. High' Low jClose'Close Mar 34.52 34.39 34.40 34.46 31ay 34.85!34.71!34.72 34.79 July 35.1434.9S;35.00!35.07 New Orleans Spots Close 34.15 -5 down. Add half a teaspoon of dried crushed basil to a pint of very hot vinegar and pour into a bottle -or jar. Cover tigntly and allow to stand abouc 10 days, shaking the mixture each day. Then strain through cheesecloth and your herb vinegar will be ready to use in salads. on the cake. Cut around pattern with a .sharp knife, form six or seven valentine cakes. Place laver of sliced bananas (that's the surprise) on top of Scout troops each cake. Frost top and Bides with icing. Serve within a few hours. ing work in their church These are but a few of the accomplishments of one of Greenwood's oldest and largest Boy ': Try tnhatetna tbmp7 wkk AsTHMANCTrnn KrfwHaer and 8oltfoa fe'O Inhth aa lO-dar woer-back in rant 8 m to mm imt lafaaJc the mim Uhm mm dirvctly lata ttm aJfccU4 aim. Let tell Tom afeaat ttm faf thoaaaad i2K WASHINGTON. Feb. 8 Chairman Lewis L. Sti-auss dis closed today the Atomic Energy Commission met baturoay anu "bv maioritv vote" declined to cancel the Dixon-Yates contract. The Democratic majority of the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee had asked that it be cancelled. Strauss made public a letter to Sen. Gore (D-Tenn) advising him of Saturday's AEC meeting. In a telegram Feb. 1, Gore had asked that the AEC take a formal vote in the question of cancellation in view of the 10-8 vote by the congressional group on Jan. 28 in favor of. cancellation. Strauss . did not say what was the division in the AEC." Presumably it was 2-1 since the commission has three voting m embers and Commissioner Thomas E. Murray has publicly favored cancellation. o GRAIN MARKJ2TS CHICAGO, Feb. 8 (P) Close: WHEAT: Mar 2.27-; .Mt-V 2.25-; Jly 2.11V8; Sep 2. 14; Dec 2.17 Va. CORN: Mar l.oZ-V; May 1.5578; Jly 1.57 Sep 1.54; Dec. 1.45 V2. OATS: Mar 76v4 ; May 74; Jly 70; Sen 71. SOYBEANS: Mar 2.81-80; May 2.78-77V2 ; Jly 2.74V'2- ; Sep 2.59 - Vz ; Nov 2.53 V2 - . 0 : WILDLIFE GOES THEATRICAL PEORIA, Ariz. (fP) For weeks an unscheduled performed roamed the Peoria . Theater. Left-over popcorn mysteriously was gone when janitors went to clean. Then, one day, the wild ring tailed cat decided to come out into the open and was captured. o SCORE, ZERO ZERO ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (JP) The State Fair Board was supposed to meet to open bids on a new coliseum. ' None of the board members showed up. Neither did the State Fair manager. No bids were received. And even if there had been bids, board members have said they aren't inclined to build the coliseum at this time. -o A sparrow has twice as many vertebra in its neck as a giraffe 14 to' 7. :0 . Recent sample measurements indicated that 9-year-old Ameri can boys average 3.8 inches tal ler and 18.7 pounds heavier than 9-year-old boys were in' 1881. O : ' The American Music Conference estimates ' that 19,300,000 Ameri cans play the piano. Fish in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky have eye that are useless because -they tfre covered .with Fluffy Pink Icing 1 cup sugar 4 tablespoons white corn syrup 4 tablespoons water 2 egg whites Red coloring MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW7 YORK Stocks' Lower; cautious selling. Bonds: Steady; corporate issues improve. Cotton: Quiet: changes small. CHICAGO Wheat; Easy; crop outlook improved. Corn; Firm; small cash grain receipts. Oats: Mixed; small price changes. Hogs: Steady to strong; top $18 Cattle: Steers steady to 50 cents -fi,,ff,r ai Idown: top $34.50. two or three Poultry: Steady to firm, un- cnanged to l Higher. Eggs: rirm, unchanged to Vz higher. Cook sugar, syrup and water together to soft ball stage (238" F.) Pour over beaten egg whites and beat drops red color ing and beat to mix in color. Bed Heart Salad Dissolve one package cherry gelatin in two cups hot water. Pour into eight-inch square dish or pan. Chill to set. At serving time, section two oranges, saving the juice drippings. Slice two unpeeled red apples and sprinkle slices with orange juice. Arrange apple and orange sections alternately spoke-fashion on lettuce. Dip gelatin dish in warm water and unmold on a flat sur- CONTROLLED HEAT At&mattc FRYPARJ All your favorite dishes will be more delicious because you get the CORRECT HEAT every time! Has Easy-to See FRY-GUIDE and HEAT CONTROL DIAL right in the handle. Also Water-Sealed element for easy washing! $24.95 J. D. LAN HAM SUPPLY COMPANY "What We Sell, We Service" 215 W. Market Phones 1 & 2 Teachers, Seniors, Office Workers! FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, WE HAVE ARRANGED TO HAVE:- SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES in ABC SHORTHAND, TYPING, AND ACCOUNTING 9:00 to 11:00 A. M. Night Classes as usual Mondays and Thursdays PHONE 1147 Greenwood College of Commerce rr face. Cut gelatin with a heart- shaped cookie cutter. Place a red heart in the center of each wheel of fruit. Serve with salad dressing. - . Yield: Four to six salads. Happy Valentine's Day! foitMulty" ' IIOGtt fOOD FOUNDATION, CINCINNATI, ONII I NEED Dependability, I UKE Friendliness . . . so THE Bank Of Greenwood IS MY BANK' England got its first taste of oranges -in 1290 when a Spanish ship earned a cargo to Ports mouth. Get a Belter Job in TV We need hundreds more men to place in high-paying television jobs. We can train you quickly in day or night classes. Many men with limited formal education are now earning up to $100 a week in TV service, electronics, announcing. Opportunities are ever -increasing due to growing sales of television sets and new stations. Keegan's School of Television is one of America's finest, using most modern training methods. Approved for veterans. You can Decorae sKuiea in just a few weeks; be on your way to a brighter, more secure ru-ture for small monthly tuition fee. Write: KEEGAN'S SCHOOL OF TELEVISION. 207 -E ldison Ave, Memphis, Tennessee. Dependabilify . . . and friendliness! These two words sum up some mighty important reasons why so many folks in this area have made the friendly Bank of Greenwood their bank. For you can always depend on The Bank of Greenwood for the best in modern banking facilities; for the best in efficient, trained staff; and for the best in interested, personal attention to your own banking needs. But to everyone at The Bank of Greenwood, friendliness is just as important. That's why you can always count on a warm welcome there, no matter, how large or small your account may be. Stop by the friendly Bank of Greenwood soon, won't you. The Bank of Greenwood Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - "FIRST IN SIZE, FIRST IN SERVICE"

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