The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 5, 1956 · Page 5
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MONDAY, MARCH B, 1»M BLTTHBTILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAOBRTB How the South lines Up; Opposition to School Integration Mounts By KENNETH GILMORE NEA Stiff Correspondent NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (NEA) — Concrete opposition to school integration is on the upswing in the South. , ... But the recent violent outbreak at the University of Alabama against admission of Autherine J. Lucy has backfired against extreme pro-segregationists. Mob violence has been almost universally deplored by Southern newspapers and spokesmen. These are the latest trends gathered from reports received at the Southern Education Reporting Service, factual clearing house on the touchy segregation issue. * • « Tbe Tmcaloosa 'incident tended to obscure the fight against the Su, preme Court's integration decision which is going forward in the less spectacular but more significant legislative field. Pointing to interposition resolutions in five state legislatures and to the mushrooming anti-segregation citizens councils, Don Shoemaker, executive director of the Reporting Service makes this observation: "What I now say Is not a judgment but » f»ct. Make no mistake about the weight of this resistance amonf white Southerners. It Is re*I. It Is earnest. Ahd In most quarters It is sincere." The South, however, is still reacting in diverse ways to,the Supreme Court ruling that segregation is unconstitutional In public schools. • Here Is how the situation shapes up in the 16 states (and District of Columbia) of the South affected by the .decision: In extreme opposition to school Integration are Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, South Carolina and .Virginia. In all these states except Louisiana, interposition resolutions are pending or have been passed. This doctrine holds that states hrve a right to interpose their sovereignty to challenge what they consider to be unconstitutional acts of the federal government. It is noteworthy that all the above states have large percentages of Negroes on school enrollment*. In Mississippi the percentage Is 48-5; South Carolina, 43.4; Louisiana 38.2 and Alabama 34.4. Georgia, Virginia and South Carolina have made provisions for establishing or implementing a private school system as » last ditch stand. Florid* and North Carolina lean heavily toward segregation, but they have taken no legislative action to thwart integration. Arkansas has integrated three gnial! school districts and will vote on interposition. Tennessee is still sitting on The fence but a federal court ruling calls for high school desegregation to start "not later than" next fall. • • • Tbe greatest Integration progress has developed quietly in Kentucky where the state department of education recently disclosed that 40 school districts have desegregated or taken steps in that direction. Since the opening of schools last fall there have been no changes in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Missouri, Oklahoma and West Virginia, where varying degrees of integration have been in effect for the past two years. Texas has integrated two per cent of its Negro children in 60 school districts. TANGIBLE EVIDENCE of how the South feels about Integration In the schools is displayed on this car parked on Nashville's Capitol Hill during Tennessee conference on the problem. ETERNAL (?) LIGHT-The "Eternal Flame of the Confederacy," this gas street lamp in Atlanta, Ga., is having'* hard time keeping its flame eternal. First, along came a stiff north (naturally) wind that blew the light out. It was relighted, but then along came a motorist (thought to be a Yankee) who knocked the lamppost over and again extinguished the light. Serving You Best to our Foremost Concern IURIAL INSURANCE LOGAN Funeral Home Actress Gets Support Ruling SANTA MONICA, Calif. W) — Former actress Molly. O'Day, 40, has been awarded »1,003 monthly support pending trial of her separate maintenance suit against her husband, oil developer, James M. Kenaston, Kenaston, 40, also was ordered by Superior Court to pay attorney fees of $1,750 and 250 court costs. Do-it-Yourself Hikes Injuries NEWARK, N. J. (/ft— Some 700,000 Americans are injured each year in do-it-yourself lob accidents which, in many cases, end up as being more expensive than if professionals had done the work, a safety expert said. "The accident rate is further boosted in the home accident field by a growing woman's auxiliary corps of home fixers," added Arthur A: Burroughs, a safety engineering expert for the American Mutual Liability Insurance Co. Guilt Important Educator Says RICHMOND, Va. (If)— The concept which places ,the blame for juvenile . delinquency entirely on parents doesn't ring true to a noted Catholic educator. This philosophy of excuse ignores the possibility that human selfishness may still exist, says Monsignor Daniel T. McColgan, eexcutive director of Nazareth, a home for dependent children in Boston. He says delinquents must accept some personal responsibility for their offenses. Speaking to the teachers institute of the Catholic, Diocese of Richmond, Monsignor McColgan said a sense of guilt Is necessary or there will be no reformation. He Boy Friends Not Deductible DENVER (.?>—A Denver woman discovered Friday that though boy friends may be taxing on the pocketbook, they aren't deductible. George H. Allan, district internal revenue director, said the woman presented her 1956 federal income tax form and asked if it was okay Under "exemptions for your children and other dependents" she listed a man's name. Under "amount you spent for dependent's support she had written 75 per cent. A clerk asked if the man was related to her. Nope, she replied That's the boy friend. The clerk Informed her she could just forget about that 75 per cent. Traffic Deaths Up CHICAGO («—Nearly 3,000 persons were killed in traffic accidents in January, a 5 per cent increase over January 19S5. It was the llth straight month of Increased traffli tolls, the National Safety Counci reported. The nation's traffic deaths in the first month of 1956 totaled 2,960 compared with 2,830 in January 1955. . How CBS Tests New TV Show By CHARLES MERCEB NEW YORK U) — When broadcasting and telecasting experts aren't sure whether .E program is •right" for the audience, who makes the decision? At CBS, interesting to team, they've been putting it up to ordinary people tor a good many years. This effort is guided by a large and friendly psychologist named Tore Hallonquist. Take, as an example, a new filmed comedy series, "Joe and Mabel," which CBS-TV will launch soon. Somebody in the upper echelons woidered how the public would like the series and whether any changes should be made in it. So it was turned over to program analysis. Get 'em Live _Iany years ago Halloncjuist »nd ais staff used to search the country for a "cross-section" of opinion. Today they find that a representative cross-section of the viewing public attends live telecasts in New York. Prom the lines of those waiting to attend CBS shows in New York Hallonquist's assistants picked 100 people in groups of 10 to 20 over a period of many days. The factors in selection, besides geographical distributions, are: sex; age—25 per cent aged 25 and under, 50 per cent aged 25 to 40. 25 percent over 40; and education^ 25 per cent grammar school education, 50 per cent high school, 25 per cent college. Smokes and Candy In small groups the testers were seated about a table, providec with cigarettes and candy, . and given" two electric push buttons- one for each hand. Then a "Joe and Mabel" film came on the screen. As long as the testers.liked what they saw they were instructed to press the green button; when they disliked anything, they were to press the red button, when indifferent, they pressed neither. Their impressions were recorded on tape in an adjoining room. Next the testers answered written questionnaires about the show Finally they were questioned individually. When all the statistics haa been compiled, Hallonquis' and his staff found that "Joe anc Mabel" is, in Hallonquist's words, "above average in interest." 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As they enter the auditorium, patrons may leave their names at the door as candidates for jury duty. The names will be dropped into a box and the court clerk will draw 12 names for the jury at the beginning of the performance. • • • EACH OF THE three acts of the play will represent a day In court anc 1 . Jury .members will be led offstage into a deliberation room between actfi. They will sit in a jury box on stage during the trial. After testimony is completed, the jury will go offstage, reach a verdict by majority vote and rn*pp back to tell the verdict. WILL Karen Andre be convicted of murder? No one knows the answer. The jury will decide. Evidence towards guilt and innocence in the play, "Night of January 16th," is evenly balanced so that a decision will be a challenge for both jury and audience. The woman charged with murder Burglar Left Card ST. LOUIS (If)— A burglar who broke into a store fled after tipping over a shelf loaded with canned goods. In his hurry he left a coat with some calling cards in the pocket. Police went to the address given on the cards. There they arrested Melvin Brown, 17, who admitted the burglary. Sentries guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington cemetery 24 hours a day. is played by Dorothy Owen. Eddie Giirley Will be the prosecuting attorney and Charles Brooks will play the defense lawyer. • • * MRS. VIRGIL Qarrett is the drama instructor. Other members of the cast are Jim Richard, Tom Shirey, Dana Peterson, Mary Maclin, Polly Young, Betty Beasley, Larry Sides, Kommie Beck, Kay Bishop, Bonnie Dodson, Barbara Adkisson, Jean Patchett, Evelyn Klinkhardt, Don Huffman, Bonita Mitchell and Larry MacAdams. Ticket sales are in charge of the junior class. Thieves Didn't Finisk±heJj>b_ NORMAN, Okla. (If)— A Norman automobile agency will have to call in professional safecrackers to finish a job started by unsuccessful amateurs. Police said the would-be thieves apparently attacked the safe with everything from welding equipment to crowbars, but succeeded only in jamming the safs so it could not be opened. The safe at the Cook Studebaker Agency, contained about $1,500 in cash and checks. The thieves got only about 28 cents left in a cash drawer for their troubles. Bladder 'Weakness' by "B\dd"r Weakness" [Gettln t s (too frequent, burninr or itch- . money-tic* guarantee. 8M fcoW better you (MI tomorrow. THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheviiie Phone 3-4621 The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature *. UNIVERSAL-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE —AND— ALSO CARTOON This Man Finds Bridge Not There MONTREAL (ff) — A. man was pulled from the Lachlne Canal after he apparently tried to cross the waterway on a bridge that wasn't there. Dominique Pelloquin, 41, was hauled from the canal by a railway worker. He was taken to hospital, suffering from shock. Witnesses said Pelloquin drove around the last car of a slow-moving train shunting along the canal bank with the probable intention o( crossing on a bridge that was removed five years ago. Shah Gets His Elephant MYSORE, India W)—The Shah oJ Iran has bagged his first elephant in Mysore's forests. Queen Soraya spotted the huge tusker behind a bamboo grove and the Shah dropped it with a bullet in the headr- The royal couple has been touring India. Prince Leaves HOLLYWOOD W)—Grace Kelly told friends that Prince Rainier is leaving Hollywood for his home this weekend and that they will not see each other until the April wedding in Monaco. TUESDAY IS BARGAIN NIGHT! Admission lOc and 20c Double Feature —And— DANCE! "HEADIN FOR HEAVEN" ALSO CARTOON S&E SUPER MARKET Highway «1 North We Deliver—Phone 3-9663 • Modern Self Service Facilities .• Choice Meats • Finest Produce t Quality Groceries • Frozen Food* Enjoy Modern, Self-Service Shopping with no parking problem at any time. 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