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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1951 Segregation Not Only Instance High Court Reversed Itself By JAMES MARI.OW Associated I'ress News Analyst WASHINGTON (^P) — The Supreme Court angered a lot of Southerners when it ordered an end to segregation in public schools. The decision overturned an opposite ruling on sepresation laid down by the court 59 years ago. A soecial Virginia commission, trying to find a way to get around the new ruling, expressed indignation that the "law of the land is whatever the court may determine it to be by the process of judicial legislation^ the The whooping crone if not hofd to idtn- ', »ify. If is about (ive reel high, with a j seven-toot wing spread. In flight, the -\ long neck and spindly legi are com- | plerelv outstretched. The white body, ' black wing tips and resounding "whoop" A distinguish it trom other birds. st g: Hewspapers Are the 'Sinews Of Democracy, Editors Told COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. HP) moor Hotel here. Harwell is chair—Newspapers "provide the very si- man of the APME Continuity Stu- news of democracy 1 'and "must get the news, however difficult it is to But this commission Gray Commission — mus known this wasn't the firs the court has done an about-fac on a decision handed down by the] justices either long ago or in the! recent past. j Research at the Liberty of Con-j gress shows the court has re-! versed itseif 65 times in American history: 29 times between 1789 and 1931 and 36 times since then. The court in 1896 said it was constitutional for a state to pass laws segregating Negroes from whites — as in railroad trains — if the facilities given Negroes were equal to those of the whites. "Separate But Equal Ruling" This was the famous "separate but equal" doctrine which no subsequent court — until 1954 — knocked down although justices in th- meantime chipped away at it. Then on May 17. 1954, the present court wiped out the doctrine by ruling that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. Since times change — and justices are a product of their times and environment — it is not unusual, as history shows, that justices of a later day find a mean- BOSTON ,# _ Federal Judge ing in the Constitution contrary] George c s wee ne.v yesterday de- to that of their predecessors — • dy Committee In this managing editors cxamint obtain " Coleman A. Harwell of the! the reporting job of The Associated; Nashville Tennessecan told the As-j Press, seekins ways t n- help the co- Managing Editors ; operative news siathi'rinj! agency im! prove ius service to its member news- newspaper in papers ami broadcastm'4 stations. ••Strong and Hear \ou-ed The duty of newspapers to be "strong and dc:ir voiced" applies not only in national affairs bill in "tile hundreds and hundreds >>! city! sociated Press Assn today "Insofar as one . America fails in its responsibility, democracy is by that much weakened," Harwell said. "And the voice oi democracy loses that much of its effectiveness everyv;here." speech 'erVV.'nere. ' me nunuicus ;ii.u inn.tn' t..- •" • op'ened the annual councils and school boards and meeting of the APME at the Broad- Defendant- Drives Attorney Home, Then Sentenced the bench. Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney, whose opinion against freedom for the Negro slave. Dred Scott, was one of the sparks of the Civil War. once -.poke of the problems of Supreme Court justices: "Each public official who takes an oath to support the Constitution swears to support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." In that particular decision — which said Negroes were not citi- 2e ns — Taney's ^ourt suffered a terrific reversal, not by a subsequent court, but by Congress and the people with the passage of the 14th Amendmant. ferred sentence against a convicted bookie so Atty. August Krosky could be driven to his home in Lynn by the defendant. After Krosky's client Henry G bodies and other public Croups; throughout America," HanveU said.j This entails getting and report-' ins the news even if it OCL-M:-.S in "hidden places," he said. In this aim. he said, "we must look to our own pupcrs as sharply as we look at AP" and "to the ex- i tent that we have kept in viewj this dual responsibility in APME, ( the year's work will have been sue--1 cessful" Studied Report WANTED! SAFE PASSAGE—The Fihh and Wildlife Service of the U.S. Immor Department ii> a/Ki^g hunters to give safe passage In tin* whoopinij crane. Amenc.i";. lariicst—and rarest—bird as it niim-atc^ .southward It tradition,,!!> tr.neb from Canadian breod- iiii; ;;rou:: i.- through North and S .-j!h Dakota. Nebraska. Kansas nnd Ok!:ihon:;i io the safety oi :!s v. inter honie in the Aransas .\;itu-.:i:il V.':luiifc Refuge in Tcxa? The whooping crane is fighting KM- :Hirvi\-aJ L:ist fail only ^1 iid..!: birns arrived al the refuge The b'l.-'r. and Wildlife Service rVfuis "Please do nnl shool ANY I.-!:IM.\ w!iiH' hinl " The association president. Vin-' cent S. Jones. Rochesu-r. N. Y., c-x*- • ecutive editor of the Gannett neu-.s-1 papers, said the met 1 !ing brings to; a climax "one of the most massive j and monumental study projects" in i the organization's history. In it, he' noted. 120 members worked on a; study of the Associated Press report, i "As working editors." Jones said.; "we are intert'-stt'cl in e^ory pfiase of' ncwspapcriim and \ve have iried to iuv-n in. v.^.^-.-v-v. ..^..^— recruit distinguished .spcciaLists in hours so Ryan could drive Krosky j lhc f j c]ds of f | e j cn5C and research., *" r """ ' In atidition we have laid a hear*. Ryan of Lynn was sentenced to month in jail and fined $500, the lawyer advised the judge: "I have no way to get back to Lynn (10 miles from Boston). Ryan drove me down and if he can't drive me back, I'm stranded." Judge Sweeney commented: "You're quite an optimist." Then he deferred sentence a fe\ to Lynn. Movie Studio Has Oil Field HOLLYWOOD i.-P—A movie studio which let an oil company drill un its bacX lot is netting more than $1.000 daily. Universal Consolidated Oil Co. a-.s it has completed seven produc- n'a wells on the 20th Century-Fox oi". The wells produce 3.000 barrels of oil a da:i. worth S7.ESO and six r.iHion cubic feel of natural sas vorth about $1.000. The studio's cut under an 11 1 3 ;HT cent royalty deal is 51,031 a day. Mirell Whiffs 14 in Cuban Game HAVANA '.?> — "Vinegar Bend'' Mi?,?ll. St. Louis Cardinal souih- pu-.v. struck out 14 and retired 18 ij£u:ers m a row over the last six innings last night as he pitched a '.Uo-huter in beating Marianao 3-2 for the Havana team in the Cuban Eyeball League. Mizell now has fanned 65 in compiling a 4-2 won-losc record. em pint sis upon the 'how-to-do- Read Courier News Classified Ads. ™r own field for Uu- broadest . I sible menu of shop talk. Old Cars Found LOYAL. Okla. (.-P — Tjvo ancient automobiles stolen from Mrs. Lottie Dohe two years ago were back with :hc- cnvner today. The Oklahoma Cn:ne Bureau tracked them down •:i -lip hands of other ancient car e.TJuisia-st? who bought them thromih want ads. One Is a 1915 Mocicl-T. Parents of three boi's nou- in military service made restitution to the buyers .and the cars were turned over to Mrs. Dohe. JW h to Blut Chip Why pay for less? HERE'S NEWS-the quality leader now is priced with ordinary trucks! The all-new Blue Chip CMC's —advanced features, superior construction, class styling and all —actually beat competive makes on cost, too. This is your big chance at the truck value of all time—come in today! -Sa MI, tot, far Triple-Ckecktil laej tructsr HORNER-WILSON MOTOR CO., 317 E. MAIN Phoru 2-2056 Yellow Hydrant Was Unsightly SAN DIEGO, Calif. i/1'i—This eitv now has one chrome-plated street fire hydrant. Ii replaces one that, was painted yellow, like all the others, in front of the LaJOlla home of Dr. Edward Courtney, a dentist. Dr. Cour.ney thought the yellow one was unsightly. He negotiated with the city water and fire depart-1 ments to send the hydrant to the j plating company. j The job cost him $200. plus a $22.50 city charge. Concrete Work Set to Start On India's Giant Bhakra Dam Noted Director Lloyd Bacon Dies HOLLYWOOD i/Pi— Movie director Lloyd Bacon. 65, who turned out such hits as "The Singing Fool" and "The French Line." died yes-1 terday of a cerebral hemorrhage. | He had been ill more than a year | and entered the hospital Oct. 20. ! He broke into movies as an actor j NEW DELHI. India .,]••-Workmen will begin pouring concrete tomorrow for main's Bhakre Dam, the Kiant project which may be the world's highest dam when it is finished in IS61 or '02. Pouring of concrete is scheduled lo continue nonstop for four years until the dam stands more than "00 feet—possibly 750 feet — above the bed of the Sutlej River. Hoover I>lm j in the United States now is the; worlds highest at "26 feel. j Bhakra Dam is the key in a 327-: million-dollar irrigation and power project. It is in the Himalayan foot- j before World War I. He served as fl \ wartime naval officer and returned] to write and direct many of the; Mack Sennett. two-reelers. ; For Warner Brothers he turned! out 60 films in H eyars. Later he j moved to 20th Century-Fox, where j he made one of his last pictures, the musical "I Don't Care." I hills '"5 miles north of New Delhi. India is footing Hie to'" 1 bil1 American encineers, led by Harvey Slocum of Alhiunbrn, Calif., have been employed by the Indian government as advisers. Some 30 to 40 Americans have assisted in the pre- imiiinry coiis,miction and planning the past three years. Can't Get Rid of Your Cold? Then try 666, tho wide-nclivily medicine' for sreutett efft!Ctivene»» .saiMl <i« symi.miM of all kinds ol colds. 666 combines * !«"»"'. «« ?'>" „„..« rilx-d <lriiB» nnd gives positive,, dr .malic ri-sulm in n mailer <if houn. It, combined therapy rovers lh« comiJctc range a! all cuW sympto A'o other n.W n-mrrfy curt mvleh Mt> liiilild or 6lio Cold Tablets. ! told symptoms. 666 OPPO RTU N IT Y INSURANCE Look what $1,000 invested on January 1, 1943 in the shares of each of these companies has grown to Aetna Life is now worth $17,860.00' I Lincoln Nat'l is now worth J 73,930.00* Conn. 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