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Sfc Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Residential Segregation Still Rule in Capital Area WASHINGTON (UP) - A massive population shift and the steady crumbling of racial barriers have opened many Washington neighborhoods to Negroes. Residential segregation is still the rule in the capital's suburbs minished in the District of Colum- of many neighborhoods was demolished by the Supreme Court on May 3, 1948. It ruled that restrictive covenants, forbidding sale or rental of property to Negroes and Jews, could not be enforced in any court. The court who celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary. A public card party will be held at the Deer Creek conservation club on Nov. IB at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Jessie Myers will be hostess on Nov. 21 to the- War Mothers club. The Christmas gift exchange will be held at that time. | There .will be no December meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Gardner at- irv Maryland and Virginia. But nailed down this ruling in 19531 tended a birthday dinner Sunday "white only" areas are much di- """• —"— ->--•-•-- "--' —'•" - -- - - - with another decision violators of restrictive their bia, itself, the inner city of the could not be sued for damages. Washington metropolitan area and —The mass migration of white federal territory. .families into the suburbs, begun Until a few years ago, most! sometime ago, was accelerated by Negroes lived in the Northeast the general lowering of racial section of the • city or in slum •' barriers in the district, including areas south of the Capitol. In the Northwest section, traditionally regarded as the most desirable residential area, Negroes were largely confined to run-down neighbor- the integration of public schools. Many real estate men believe the trend will continue until Washington becomes a predominantly Negro city surrounded by predom- hoods near the center of one city|inantly white suburbs. The Board or-in the old Georgetown district, jof Trade estimates that Negroes s in [will constitute more than 48 per occu- cent of the district population by that said|fo r Mrs P. O. Bowman at covenants home near Peru Ladies of the Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren will serve a smorgasboard dinner at the church at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Mrs. Dorothy George will be hostess on Nov. 21 to Aim-Hi Home Demonstration club, with Mrs. Eva Lou Shanks as co-hostess. A verse of thanks from the Bible will be given • in response to roll call. Today hundreds of blocks in Northwest Washington a pied almost exclusively by Negroes. Negro residents equal or] outnumber whites in some middle- income neighborhoods like Petworth and Brightwood, which long •were covered by restrictive cove-;Auxliary unit 413 attended a tu.r- HRST PROP-JET AIRLINER—This sleek Job Is the first ,U, S.-built prop-Jet airliner, the Lockheed Electra, Just after being rolled from the assembly line in Los Angeles. She'll do 400 mph, will carry 66 to 91 first class passengers. Wingspan is 99 feet, length j.01%. The Electros go Into service next fall. (International Soundphoto} MACY The Allen township home demonstration club met in the church basement Thursday evening. Each member introduced her husband, Mrs. Willis Fouts ex- Miss Martha Charlotte Green of Jonesboro, Tenn. The ceremonies will take place on Nov. 30 at the Central Christian church in Jonesboro. The bridegroom is the son of C. M. Read of Danville, ill., former, pastor of mu ,TT , , •, , , , ,,'plained the United The Women's Literary club hedj^j memb€rs were Fund drive.]the Macy Christian church. Camden About 29 members of the Legion naats against them. 16th Street Now Open Latest area to be opened up to Negroes is along 16th Street, N.W. —the broad thoroughfare from the White House to suburban Silver Spring, Md. ~ White and Negro realtors agreed that there is now only one major segment of the Northwest section key dinner Monday evening at the Legion Hall. During the business meeting plans were made for the blood bank at the Camden Community building on Dec. 4. Donors were asked to call Mrs. Keith Arion. Announcement was made that the district meeting would be held at Warsaw on Nov. 13. The De- In which Negroes find it difficult, | comber meeting will be a Christ- if not impossible, to buy homes. This is the area west of Rock Creek Park. In Georgetown, the historic old community along the Potomac River where many notables live, the process has been working in reverse. White families are buying out \egroes and paying huge sums to remodel ancient and dilapidated houses that date back to the Revolutionary Era. Three factors have . contributed to the radical revision of Washington's pattern of residential segregation: Enormous Growth 'The enormous and continuing growth of the Negro population. The 1940 census listed 188,765 "non-whites" in the district, or 29 per cent of the total population. Today the Negro population is estimated at 380,000, or about 45 per cent of the population. —A barrier which kept them out mas party with a gift exchange. Committee in charge of the November turkey dinner included Mesdames Robert Deel, Abner Seiber and Ernest Shoemaker. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Furnish their meeting Tuesday at the library. A sale oC blind was made. Gentry reviewed goods for the Mrs. Ruth a lesson "Alaska". Sixteen members were present. Mrs. Wayne Chapman and Mrs. Keith Arion of the local legion auxiliary attended a conference of department presidents at the Soldiers War Memorial building- in Indianapolis. Fred Williams and family of Gary were weekend guests of Mrs. Lottie Williams. Mesdames J-esse Zook, Walter Skiles, Lee Galloway, Sophia Case and Misses Lena Linn and Anna Case spent Wednesday at the East Side Christian church in Indianapolis. Fidelis class of the Baptist church have a covered dish a Yule gift and send it t6 the mental hospital at Logansport. Guest speaker was Scudder ^Wilson, Miami county reporter who explained the duty of each county officer. Mr. and Mrs. Berne Jones were guests. ' The Christian Church Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. Madge Carvey on Wednesday, Nov. 20. The Macy Mothers club will to buyi Mrs. Ronald Baber was sur-JLake. Roy Southerton and were accompanied home by Mrs. Effie Southerton who had spent the week at the home of her son, Ray, and family. Mr. and Mrs.. Ben Smith and family were guests Sunday o[ Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stokes at Rock Thhrsday Evening, November 14, 195f. Francis X. Bushman Pins Hopes on Grandson, 21 By VERNON SCOTT United Press Hollywood Writer HOLLYWOOD (UP) - Francis same things, but it's not possible. Young actors don't have (he au- Lhey did over for heights he himself scaled 50 years! Flashily dressed in sports coat. ago :'slacks and weskit, Bushman si ill Bushman was lunching with Pat <is ruggedly good - looking, more - • • handsome, m fact, than young Conway. He lives modestly in a the television series . ; "He's my last hope for family , ™' c ' r £, .^ o,-/)/>ni •• niichrnan «iM "All lhe; sun Ilsnln "stardom," Bushman said. "All Ihej others have dropped out of show; studied all of Bushy's old prised recently when relatives came to her home to remind her it was- her birthday. Coming were M-r. and Mrs. Lawrence Edwards, Mrs. Golda Baber, Mrs. Cora Heckerthon, Mr. and Mrs. Harvie Pratt, Mr. and Mr's. DeWayne Benedict and son. Mrs. Ellen Dainko lias returned to her home in Whiting after spending several days with her hold its monthly meeting at tte\S>arente. Mr. -and Mrs. Elgie Han. Honeywall Memorial in Wabash " '" ....... Thursday, Nov. 21. A Thanksgiving dinner will be served. Freddie Slisher who is in the US Army, stationed at California, h,,,! nos< . •• pictures." said Pal. "Most young Young Pat was anxious to talkers do. And I've learned a .0. (about his career, but Grandpa• rom them, even though he made Bushman took the spotlight. The l»s last big picture more than 30 enormous difference between thcjyws ago.' flamboyant oldtimcrs and today's! Pat maneuvered Die conversa- spoon-fed newcomers was reject- lion toward his ABC-TV program, ed in their relationship. Bushman then winced when Grandpa inter- had "show biz" written all over.rupled, "I don't think he should arrived home Thursday to spend m an. and Mrs. Charles Slisher. him. Pat looked like a business-j work in horse operas. I never lie's Mrs. Charles Runkel will be in charge of the program. Mrs. Howard See and Mrs. Weldon Sherard were hostesses. M-r. and Mrs. Joe Shadle have received word of the approaching ska, and Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gibson called on Mr. and Mrs. Ben Smith Sunday. Mrs. Addle Waunurn has been Mr. and Mrs. Charles Runkel and removed to the Woodlawn Hospital tami iy and Mi-, and Mrs. Norman played in one in my life. a furlough with his parents, Mr. i Bushman played it large, with worthy of greater things. gestures and stentorian pro-i -gm J]0 matter how good Pat nouncemenls. [gets he'll never live the life of a Lived In Luxury 'movie slar Die way I did. Those "At the height of my career I'days are lost forever." ad a dozen secretaries and lived; p a t nodded mule agreement. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bradcn returned Friday after a pleasant trip through North Dakota, Nebra- attended funeral services of an supper at the church on Thursday aunt Tuesday in Marion. Misses Ruby Cripe and Jean Sprinkle spent the weekend with Misses Joyce Sprinkle and Mar- |garet Ann Berkshire who are .students at Ball State Teachers College. Charles Kerkhove who has been employed at a drug store at Terre i Haute is home now and he is expected to leave soon for Fort Bliss, Tex., for six months of trailing with the Army. Dr. and Mrs. B. C. Kerkhove and Colleen attended a dinner Sunday at the home of Mrs. Pearl evening. Rev. Dolar Rilchey, pastor of Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren has been conducting revival services in Ohio. Rev. Willard Dulabaum of North Manchester substituted for him Sunday. Those wishing to contribute Christmas gifts to the mentally ill are asked to leave them at the local drug store between Nov. 10 and Dec. 10. Miss Joyce Sprinkle was chosen as delegate to represent the Alpha Sigma Tau sorority of Ball State Teacher's College at a district Mabbittt and daughter. The din- convention in Michigan. She is the ner was given in honor of Dr. and:daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mrs. R. D. Varner of Paris, 111., I Sprinkle of Camden. STAY AHEAD OF SANTA DURING... B.EGoodrich $59.95 F|,||y equipped 26- HOKNET * ' " * BOY'S & GIRL'S SCHWINN • B.F.Goodrich middleweight IfrM • Strong cantilever frame • Streamlined tank with Horn DURING 0S NLY! GENERATOR SET AUTOMATIC COFFEEMAKER toff. 19.95 ¥«*» 95 KING PORTABLE MIXER • !•»«• ft IB <•*> fog** 12-c.p c«,>od»r REX JET WAGON • AJjwtoH. km,M, Kiddl. • Kg r«bb.r tir - FUUY GUARANTEED TRUCK TIRE mad* with Ida MIM tread design that cam* M new tanks for yean • NNIST TftUCK TIM IN in PRICI CLASS • FLATTM, WIDM TKAD SHUUOt OFF HIAT ... WEARS LONOB* B.EGoodrich 41« High St. Plenty of Free Parking Phone 2786 •marriage B. Read their nephew Danville, 111; from the Miller Nursing Home. She was operated on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Benedict had dinner guests Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Uoyd Benedict of Denver. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Southeron, ira iMrs. Ray Zartman, spent Sunday andlir. Indianapolis with Mr. and Mrs. in a mansion on 288 acres," the grizzled veteran said. "My home cost a quarter of a million to keep up. 1 had 28 servants and drove a $20,000 Marrnon car. It was Collins were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Biane Kineiy of Denver. Miss Hellen Garde and daughter of Mishawaka were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Braden. royal purple trimmed BOMB HUNT ON 1 WrNFKITH HEATH. England (UPJ— Britain's atomic energy gold." 'commission began a full-scale Read the Classified Ads "Bushy really lived it up," Pat : bomb hunt on the grounds of its put in. nuclear research station here to"I earned six million bucks in day. The search, expected to take one five-year period," his 72-year- a month, was ordered as a pre- old grandparent continued, "and I cautionary move. Last month an spent it faster than it. came in. anti-personnel bomb left from But I have no regrets. I would: World War II was unearthed near spend it even faster today. ! the station and it was feared there "I pray thai Pat achieves theimay be more. 0*yS;A 'SB PLYMOUTH RAN QS.OOO MIUES-EQUAt- TO RE THAN TWICE AND IT DROVE EVERY INCH OF THE WAY I We knew this car was tough. We designed it that way. That's why we weren't afraid to give Plymouth the toughest, true test run of all time ... with all America as the "track." We didn't coddle this Plymouth. Didn't crate it and ship it from place to place. We aimed it out of Los Angeles one misty morning and sent it through a course thift ran 58,000 miles through 37 states. The time limit? Only 58 days. A thousand miles a, day! The equivalent of 6 years' driving crammed into little more than 8 weeks! Three times this Plymouth crossed the Rockies. Three times it wound its way up and down across the country ... passing through more than 1200 cities and towns. Whipping over turnpikes . . . creeping through city traffic... arrowing down super-highways... feeling its • way through 500 miles of rutted detours. And when the drivers turned the key to end the marathon, it still looked, ran and rode like new. This is what lasting value really means. The ability to take everything that American roads and weather can dish out — and come up grinning. Why don't you give Plymouth a test drive yourself—today? [You'll see what we ir^an. Star of-the Forward Look... \ That's the Plymouth "irack" .. .and just look at that route! Every -possible road and weather condition'. Plymouth ran every inch of that murderous route 3 times in just 58 days. What greater proof of lasting, built-in stamina! ahead for keeps !

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