The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1952 · Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, MAT 21, I95t COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Arkansas News Briefs— : irst Lawsuit Filed in Court After Ruling on Small Loans By The Associated l*ress . LITTLE ROCK—The first lawsuft to follow the Arkansas Supreme Court's ruling that the small Loans Act of 1951 was unconstitutional was filed In Pulaski Chancery Court yesterday. Mr. ami Mrs. Mervin Creasy filed the complaint against the Public Loan Corporation of Little Rock. They charge tint the loan company, from which they obtained a $738 lonn Jast November, deducted a discount interest charge of $55.35, made a .service charge of $35.52, and required Creasy to take out a life Insurance policy at a $22-14 premium. The Supreme Court held Mini thr small loan act was unconstitutional because It allowed more than the 10 per cent interest rate decreed by the state Constitution. KIN, ZWEI, DREl—Decked out in their performance regalia, the BlythevHle High School German Band prepares to take off on a fast polka. Members of the German band are (left to right) Ralph Wahl. Albert Fairfield, Jimmie Culbertson, Tommy Dowdy and Clovis Garnett. (Courier News BHS 'German Band' Kept Busy During the Past School Year Bf HUTU LEE (School Correspondent) Last fall when it was announced «t a high school PTA meeting that the "German" band was going to appear on the program, everyone turned around to the person 1 sittinb next to him and whispered, "What's • German band?" When It appeared, the "German" band turned out to be a group of five high school seniors. Hnlph Wan! nnd Clovis Garnett, clarinets, May 28. Albert Fairflcld, trumpet, Jimmie Culbertson, trombone, and Tommy Dowdy, bass horn. Th« most noticeable thing about these boys was their dross—short pants fitted tight below the knees where they met long white stockings, rough shoes, and gay blouses all Ui the style of European pheasant dress. The second feature of their program was the type of music they played, mostly polkas and other fast-moving tempos. The band's initial appearance was a success. Since that time, thceo boys have made some 25 guest appearances, playing at the BHS, Junior High, Lange and Sudbury PTA meetings, and for all the local civic clubs. In fiprll they played for the Steele, Mo., Rotary' Club. Their most recent Bppearance was at the banquet for the 1952 seniors given by the BHS Parent-Teacher group. The Idea for this unusual group, which fe composed of some of the BHS band's most capable musicians, began early in the school year when band director Robert Lipscomb or- derel several books of music entitled the "Hungry Five in Germany." Thwe booklets Included not only the musio, but also dialogue (jokes) to go along with the concert. The music U patterned after the kind the early European troubadors probably offered as they traveled about various countries playing and Binging at banquets and parties for their own meals or for other types of remuneration. The boys now own other "Hungry Five" music, from Spain and Ireland, with accom- k panying Jokes. On stage, they make a colorful Iho* with their "horns" and bright gTmgnea which wero whipped up In about two days' time by the two high school home economics teach- trs, Miss Ina Ellis and Miss Gloria Crosby, assisted by two students, Ann Hester and Carol Ann Holt. The "German" band was organized in a sponlaneous manner, and by five amateur musicians who play well together. The organization has been non-credit and entirely voluntary on the part of Its.members. However, the fun they've had rehearsing for performances nnd playing (or other people has been pay enough, they feel. However, because of the heavy school pro- gram for seniors from now until commencement, they will be unable to accept any more engagements. 25 Road Contracts Offered for Bids LITTLE ROCK Wj— The Highway Commission Is offering 25 road construction jobs for contract bids on The Highway Department yesterday advertised for bids on six more projects. They include: Van Buren County — 5.19 miles gravel base course and double bituminous surlace treatment, Clinton- East road. State Highway 16- Yell— .306 miles gravel surface cour.se, one concrete and *atee! bridge over Fourche LaFave River- •cott County Line Road, State Highway 28. Hot Springs — 4.9S8 miles cnishec stone base course, bituminous surface course, two concrete bridges Jones Mill-Junction Highway 270 road, State Highway 51. White — 3.677 miles crushed stone bast course, Rosebud-East Road, StaU Highway 36. Jefferson — 0.836 miles asphaltii concrete hot mix surface course Pine Bluff resurfacing, State High way 15. loaxial Cable Jeing Installed At W. Memphis Sprfngdole Man Dies in Wreck By Th« Associated Prew John Spcliman Robertson, 37, Sprlngriale, Ark,, was killed vhpn his car overturned near Checotah, Okla,, early today. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Robertson was hurrying to the bedside of hix father, seriously ill In a ChecoEnh clinic. The accident happened just north of Chccotnh city limits on U, S. Highway 69- A wrecker had to pull the car into an upright position before the hody could be removed. Lifeguards Work, Too; It isn't All Beauty ft EACH. Calif. f^ Beach lifeguards don't spend their time sun bathing, charming pretty girls and saving an occasional floundering human. They also must record ocean temperatures and surf conditions, Each day. a guard takes three thermometer readings and a gander at the Pacific's mood from Long Roach's Horseshoe Pier, l^ocnl newspapers and radio stations pass the information along lo the public, Roy J. (Dutch) Miller, lifeguard captain. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CH1CKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY. ARKANSAS Ct-vrge O. Yatos. et al, Ptff. VS Mrs. Ethel WTtYiron need, *< *t Dft*. WARNING ORDER The defendant, Mrs. Ethel Wtt- helm Snecd is.warned to appear in this Court within thirty (30) day* to answer complaint of the plaintiff George O. Yates. This 20 day of May. 1952. Harvey Morris, Clerk of the auove captloned Court Green fxectifion Stayed Upon Appeal LITTLE ROCK--The execution of sluycr Rufus H. Green was automatically stayed yesterday when he appealed his conviction and death sentence for first degree minder to the Arkansas Supreme Court. Green was found guilty in Ouachita Circuit Court at Camden of Die fatal shooting of Camden Nialit Chief of Police Frank Williford. T. 8. Pryor, Sx-Potitical Leader, Dies FT. SMITH—A foimer Arkansas political leader, Attorney Thomas Brady Pryor, 83, Is dead, Pryor, a native of Jackson, La., died in a hospital here yoterday. He began his law practice in Greenwood, Ark., in 1804. In 1928, ne was chairman of the Arkansas delegation to the Democratic National Convention. He Is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters. WEST MEMPHIS. Ark. (If}— In tallntion of Southwestern Be 'elephone Company's imdergronn oaxlal cable from Memphis to LI le Rock is underway near here. The six-tube, 142-mile-lonfi cab vhlch will cost 4-milllon dolla s expected to be completed by the ;nd of the year. The new cable can be equipped o carry television broadcasts In he event that TV stations are approved for Little Rock. It can carry '00 telephone calls simultaneously. Mediator Seeks Meeting at Lion Plant EL DORADO—A federal mediator was in here today, trying to arrange a meeting between (he striking CIO Oil Workers International Union and officials of Lion Oil Company's chemical plant. PSC Studying Proposal on Air Conditioning LITTLE ROCK (£>)—The Arkun- •wis Public Sen-ice Commission is studying a proposal that ulr conditioning and refrigeration units above n certain size be equipped with water re-circulation devices. The Commission took the proposal of General Waterworks Corporation under consideration yesterdaj following a hearing. General Waterworks, which supplies Pine Bluff El Dorado and several other Arkansas cities, says the measure is needed to prevent depletion of its deep Hays Warns U.S. Against 'New' Isolationism NEW YORK (/P) — Rep. Brook Hays (D-Ark) says church leaders must be on guard against & "new isolationism." The "new Isolationism," Hays told 1,200 Presbyterian leaders yesterday, Is the kind that would have the United States dominate the world. He said the new isolotlon is "spiritsial" and would withdraw this country from the councils of nations and allow it to make globa decJsions without reference to tlv views and aspirations of others. Hays *p°ke at the opening of i 2-day conference on Evangelism which precedes tha opening tomor ow of the 164th assembly of th •esbyterian Church of the U.S.A. t THE SHORTENING THAT HELPS CAKES ACHIEVE EAT APPEAL / S ALL VEOB TABLE ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE Phone 4621 Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1:00 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION LAST TIMES TODAY DOUBLE FEATURE Buddy Nites! 2 for Price of 1 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. YOU'RE SURPRISED?— You're not half as surprised zs were the citizens of Frankfurt, Germany, when Pic. Kenneth D. Frost, left, of Ithaca, N. Y., and Pic. Olis V. Thompson, of Stillwater, Okla., wheeled through the streets on their unicyclcs. Beside saving on the price of tires, the soldiers have both bands free for saluting. Silk worm eggs are very small about 100 of them weighing one rain. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 EASY TV CARfiY r WED.-THURS. 'SAMSON & DELILAH" Victor .Mature Herfy Lamarr FRIDAY "DIAMOND CITY" WED.-THURS. "THE WELL" Henry Morgan, Christine h«rson & Richard Roller 0[>cn 6:30 p.m. Show Slnrts at Dusk. 2 Shows Every \lght don't MOTMTCMf' Finn NKKliE CUNEUUU Pius 2 Shorts THURS-FR1 DOUBLE FEATURE IDGtS DOROTHr G1SH CARTOON & 2 REEL FEATURETTE Coming: All Cartoon & Corrjedy Show Next Thursday & Friday LAST TIMES TONITE Bring a Carload For a Dollar v JOHN WAYNE • ROBERT RYAN H FLYIHG LEATHERNECKS " <5 =«3«- e _ == _ = ^fCM/C01p» __^ Also Cartoon & Comedy THURS.-FRI. First Showing in Islylhcville Nt« BROS. ««M-r . 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