The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1955 · Page 3
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MARCH IB, lens BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER HEWS PAOBTHMB Reverse Integration— W/ute Students Attend College for Negroes By I'lIIL MANGELSDORF INSTITUTE, W. Va. (AP) — Until last year, West Virginia State College was a school for Negroes only. Since last fall, 399 white students have signed up for classes, swelling the school's enrollment to 1,070. It is a unique—and successful— experiment in reverse Integration. The novelty of white students attending a Negro school has been achieved with little publicity. The faculty and student body have accepted It casually. President William J. L. Wallace explains it this way: "We didn't recruit white students. We felt it might be resented. But we knew many persons were interested and when white students showed up we accepted them." State is a land-grant college, located near a large Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Co. plant, about 10 miles from Charleston. Most of the white students live nearby. Many work at the chemical plant. President Wallace, a Negro with degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, Columbia and Cornell, thinks the experiment has been very successful. "In general" he said, "there has been no resentment on the part of the Negro students. People being; what they are, there was bound to be some conflict. But when minor incidents broke out, there always was someone nearby to settle the matter." About 35 per cent of State's student body come from other states, and they are Negroes. Dan Williams, a junior and editor of the student newspaper The Yellow Jacket, came from Miami, Fla. "I never thought I could go to school with white students," he said. "I never did before. Then I met Joe Vinaon (a white student). We're good friends now. He showed me how silly my attitude was and I have no resentment any more." Vin.son, a junior, is a transfer from Marshall College at Huntington, W.Va. "No tension at all that I can see," Vinson said. "The students here are friendly and interested in their, work." Dr. Angle King, a chemistry professor who received her doctor's degree recently from the University of Pittsburgh, believes her white students are more aggressive. She said she hue come to this conclusion: "White students have more motivation to learn. They work at the chemical plant and see an oppor-: tunlty to improve their positions, j Negroes aren't sure they'll have good Jobs when they finish school." Dr. King believes, however, that the situation at State will be help- NAZARENE EVANGELIST — Mr. Hay Hance, district superintendent of the Kansas District of the Nazarene Church, will be the special evangelist for the Church of Nazarene in Blytheville's Youth Organization When it sponsors a revival beginning tonight and lasting through March 27. Mr. Hance has served on the Central Youth Council for the entire denomination for several years. Miss Doris Payne Is president of the youth group and she and her council have arranged for a youth choir, special numbers and full participation each night. Rev. J. Emmert has been asked to direct the choir. ful to the Negroes. "These white students who have studied with the Negroes will have no hesitation about putting in a good word for them if the situation arises," she said. The coach is Mark Cardwell, an athletic standout during his student days at State. Cardwell coaches both football and basketball. 'We had about 10 white boys turn out for the football team last year. Three of them stuck it out ill season and one played a lot of ;ootball for us. There certainly was no racial problem with us." President Wallace has high hopes for the experiment now developing at State. "I look on it as a symbol," he ,aid. "As an answer to those people who believe Negroes cannot administer biracial projects." Waitress Does Slow Burn while Alleged Hubby Proposes Marriage NORFOLK, Va. (/Pi—A motorcycle riding wuilres.s, who says .she Ifi the wife of Navy baker James Lloyd Parker, Is doing a slow burn over a report that Parker hopes to marry an Englsih girl. Mrs. Frances Mallory Parker, 21. says she and Jame.s were married April 18, 1854, In Elizabeth City, N. C. She exhibits a marriage license Hnd photograph as evidence. She says Parker left recently on a 30-day leave to visit "with the folks" In Kerryville. Tex. Then she saw a newspaper story last Tuesday saying he hopes to marry I9-year- nld Maureen Tooze of Arundel, England, whom he met while on shore leave in the British Isles. Miss Tooze, n student in a modeling school, had been staying at his sister's home. Parker told a newsman last night. "I'm,sorry, I just can't comment. I'll have to see more about hits Norfolk thing." The newspaper story Tuesday said Parker flashed a diamond at Miss Tooze and that Miss Tooze sai( "Maybe." Commented Mrs. Parker yester day, "Maybe not." 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RAYMOND ZACHRY INSURANCE AGENCY 118 N. 2nd St Phone 3-8815 •tmniirmm NMM Otflm Lyour PEACE of MIND is our business Dying Girl Sees Her Father OAKLAND, Oiillf. IIP) — Seven- year-old Doris LoGurdye's dying wlih to lee her father was fulfill' «*. Responding to her appeal, Municipal Judge Leo 0. Marcollo, of Richmond, suspended the remaining week of Corlie C. LeGardye's 30-day Jail sentence for drunkcn- neie and sent him to the hospital. LeOardye, 32, a stevedore, reached Doris' bedside seven hours be- fftre she died of leukemia Wednesday night. Soon after he arrived, she had roused from a coma and recognized him. AFROTC Cadets To Be Called WASHINGTON <&) ~ The Army and Air Force will call for active duty about 24,200 ROTC cadets graduating from college this year. About 10,200 will be Air Force cadets and remainder Army. They will get reserve commissions as second lieutenants. In addition, the Air Force will order to active training duty about 3,500 ROTC graduates of last year who could noi be taken by the Air Force but who accepted Air National Guard commissions as second lieutenants. Operator Finds No Elevator NEW ORLEANS Uft — Elevator operator Edwin B. Diodene got an awful letdown yesterday when he stepped Into the shaft and found the car wasn't there. Somebody had moved it to another fJoor after he stepped out for a minute. Fortunately, the incident took place at street level and he tumbled only three feet. He was treated for cuts, bruises and loss of confidence in his fellow man. VISITING EVANGELIST—Pictured Is the Rev. Alvln Harms, who will be the visiting evangelist at the Trinity Baptist Church when it engages in the county wide simultaneous revival March 20 through April 3. The Rev. Mr. Harms is the pastor of the Riverview Baptist Church in Wichita, Kansas. Sonny Stires wilt serve as song leader for the revival. Iron ore sometimes is used for ballast in ocean-going vessels. FIRST SHIP TAKEN The British tender Edward is memorable in American naval history because, being captured shortly after the Revolutionary War began, it was the first ship ever taken by an American commissioned naval officer. NOTICE! Iff h d«nv*ro«» to let cev^h from common cold hang on Chronic bronchitis may develop if your cough or chest cold is not treated. Start quick using Crcomulsion as directed. Crcomulsion soothes raw throat and chest membranes, loosens and helps expel germy phlegm, mildly relaxes systemic tension and aids nature fight rhe cause of irritation. No narcotics. For Cryldren get milder, faster Creomulsion for Children in the pink ;md b)ue package at your drug roi/nler. 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Ban 3flc PURK SORGHUM MOLASSES O.I. 6!)c J.j Gal. SI.19 GLAD1OLA CAN BISCUITS 3 Cans 29c Save 75% on Your Garden FRES1I CABBAGE PLANTS 4 llrln I9c FRESH ONION PLANTS 4 Bchs. I0c SEED POTATOES | M Ih. Ha B $2.78 Cuniplcte Stock of Bulk (iardcn Seed & Plants— Also l-awn Seed & Fertilizer! BLYTHEVILLE CURB MKT. Open till 10 p. m. Every Nijrhl B.F. Goodrich BnfinTubeless Instead of a Dangtrovs Skid LIFE-SAVERS STOP YOU SAFELY CLOSE-UP PHOTO is a B. F. Goodrich LIFE-SAVER Tubcless Tire coming to a stop on wet, slippery glass. Taken from below it shows the flexible grip-blocks gripping with caterpillar action. On a wet road, they grip where other tires would slide. Besides this extra skid protection, LIFE-SAVERS seal punctures permanently. Change bruise blowouts to safe s-s-slowouts, so you can stop safely. B. F. GOODRICH LIFS-SAVIRS have a seven year lead in use and proof. Fit your standard wheels. Cost only a little more than ordinary tires. Compare the Safety; Compare the Cost; Compare —You'll Buy LIFE-SAVERS —the Tubeless with the Mostett As low as 1.00 down and your old Hr» Convenient week/y t»rmt THE LOWER PRICED SAFETY MATE OF LIFE-SAVERS B. F. GOODRICH SAFETYLINER TUBELESS TIRES Costs no more than a regular tire and tube Changes bruise-blowouts to safe s-s-slowoutsj n«w Iread ikid resistance of this tire. SIZE PRICE 710x15 §24.95 760x15 S2S.95 SIZE PRICE 800\15 .. $29.95 820x15 829.95 Plus Tax and Old Recappable Tire $1195 21 nut TMC ANO TOUt OKI 7KH Convenient Pay Day Terms Arranged Mm 4.7O-1I ilVINATOR REFRIGERATOR Regular Pri«« ..-.,.,.,.,. .$349.91 Less your old box . . '., . . 100.00 Yo« pay only .,.,„. 75 PER WEEK A«roM Top Wt «% B.F.Goodrich I FIRST IN RUBBER - F/RST IN TUBILESS 417 W. Main St. Blytheville, Ark. Phone 3-6331

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