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TUESDAY, MARCH 20,1956 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINB 'University Prexy without a Ph. D To Be Recognized by Sc/io/ars , By KATHERINE PINKHAM . '"• . : .'". BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Some of the world's distin|uish.ed scholars and scientists this week are honoring a man who has headed the University of'California-more than 25 years without ever possessing that basic academic badge, a Ph. D. degree, Robert Cordon Sproul, businessman-president 'Of the.nation's, and perhaps the world's, biggest university simply never {our.d ( time to kcquire one. ' • The. all-s^ar oast of speakers at ^Charter Dair exercises here Friday will be topped by James Bryant •Contnt, V. 8. ambassador to Ger- mny »nd, president-emeritus o! Harvard" University. Lewis I. Strauss,. chalrm rman of the U.I S. Atomic Energy Commis lion, will speak at Los Angeles Mtrch S«. , — .. For .Sproul, 64, the week will climax 46 years at the University of California, which h»s*eight campuses,, the largest two at Berkeley (known as "California") and Los Angeles ("UCLA"). Wonderful Job "It to a wonderful job," he told The Associated Press. "I can't think at any other I would like so well or could enjoy more." He once turned down a $50,000- a-year San Francisco bank presidency to keep his own $12,500 post, and later declined the President's chair at Columbia University at began in October 1930 enrollment. To alumni clamoring for sports has more than doubled, to 38.SOO; I triumphs,.. he has repeatedly de- *75,000. »27,SOO. His own job now pays He preferred to "plow a straight in his native California, furrow he said Since the Sproul administration the teaching staff tripled, and the value of the education plant risen from 40 to 230 million dojlars. The annual budget is nearly'19 million dollars. - .•••'•-.The university . has become a recognized leader in scientific:, research and a. mecca for outstanding men in this field. Nobel Prize winners Ernest O. Lawrence, inventor of the cyclotron,-and Glenn T. Seaborg, discoverer of plutonium, are among them. , . • Under One Ketime , • The radiation laboratory at liv- ermore, Calif., and the Los Alamos, N. ., scientific laboratory are operated by the university for the -Alumlu Euclid Commission— Sprout's proudest achievement is holding it all .together under a single administrative regime, in. a state 800 miles long and plagued by sectional rivalries. "The state university .still existsas a single entity," he said. "There were years when the regents thought it never could." His worst failure, he said, has been "trying to make inter-collegiate athletics honoest. "I've tried hard and I haven't given up yet. I just don't like cheating. I'm a frustrated man in the field." nounced ' subsidised . athletes. "I want.the teams'! cheer to .be a natural outgrowth of the university I Jove—not a group of gladiators who have gathered where the p»y is best." . ' 'Sproul invaded top-echelon scoot. arly precincts from the business office of university controller at the brash age of 38. He has-presided ever since over the sprawling education*! mammoth; with skill, vision and widely acclaimed succees. Japanese Film To Receive Only Honorary Oscar HOLLYWOOD Iff) — A Japanese 1,1m will be.the only honorary Oscar winner at this year's Academy Awards ceremony. President George Seaton of the Academy of Motipn Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday that-the Academy's . governors did not vote this year an Irving GF. Thalberg Memorial Award, usually given an outstanding producer or any other honorary awards except for a foreign language film. The Oscar for the film "Samurai" will be presented In New York by Claudette Colbert at ceremonies Wednesday night, Seaton said. CHECK HIM!—A real tancy pants in new Scotch plaid trousers— that's 'Silly," • thre«-year-old rooster owned by Gerald Botimer of Battlt Crwk Mich. The White Rock cock has several pairs of pants, but the* new ones «r« lor Easter. And they are really •omething to crow about, what with their red buttons up the legs. Naturally, Billy's a neighborhood curiosity as h« struts .around tte Botoy yard In hit classg.togs. Jordan's King Plans Visit To £gy£t, Syria and Arabia AMMAN, Jordan (fi — Jordan's King Hussein announced yesterday he plans to visit the capitals of Egypt. Syria and Saudi Arabia soon. But he denied he plans to put his kingdom in either of the Arab blocs. He said in an interview with the newspaper Addilaa that his conference last week with his cousin King Faisal of Iraq was a "brotherly meeting." He said it was not intended as taking sides in the rivalry for Arab allegiance between the WILSON SPEAKER—The Rev. W. T. Couch of El Dorado will be the evangelist when revival services begin April 1 at Wilson First Baptist Church. Services wil be held daily at 7:15 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. and will continue foi one week. The Rev. Le Roy McClard of Little Rock, head of the Baptist State Department of Music, will lead singing, according to the Rev. G. W. Smith, pastor. Layrnen'sDrive Fills Churches < OLNEY, Tex. (*—A 10-day drive by 200 laymen filled all the seats in all 12 churches as about 3,000 of this northwest Texas town's 4,000 residents went-to church Sunday night. Preachers reported there were; three to six times as many persons present as normally attend, and workers had to bring extra seats in three churches. Weldon Lacy, publisher of the Olney Enterprise, said there was a full-scale traffic jam downtown where most of the' smull town's churches 'are located. 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Yasin made this comment after Bajhat Talhouni, th» chief of Jordan's royal Cabinet flew to the Egyptian capital with Hu* sein's reply to the latest offer of financial aid from the Arab "Blf three." Bead Courle: News Classified Ad«. You're Wrong, Bill We do want small accounts like yours. Fact is, most accounts start out small but have e. way of growing what with the big 3% dividend that is added every six months. Please stop in. And we'll do everything we can to help make your savings grow. Current Dividend Rare 3% > Blytheville Federal Savings & Loan Association 200 N. 2nd St. Phone 3-4553 , Week's Life Magazine. Mississippi County LUMBER COMPANY 1801 W. Main St. Ph. PO 3-8151 WHEN YOU GO Distributor* Phillips rVrol«mn Products BUILT-IN VALUES ADD UP TO FINER MOTORING NOW... TOP RESALE LATERI It'» a matter of record! You get more for your money in Olds for '56! 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