The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1955 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 19, 1955
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TUESDAY, APRIL It, ItW ILTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FTVB Arkansas in Wothington Gentry Was 'Friend of Court' At Hearing on Segregation By CORDON BROWN WASHINGTON (AP) — Along with other southern states having segregated school system, Arkansas is waiting for the Supreme Court's ruling on how and when to end segregation. Last May the court held that segregation in education was unconstitutional. In the strictest sense, Arkansas wasn't involved in this decision and won't be involved in the second. That Is because the original ruling: was made in cases involving a few Negro students in five school districts — none in Arkansas. And in the strictest sense, the second rulingg likewise will apply only to those five school districts. The court, naturally, can't issue >n order affecting an Arkansas school district if 'he litigants are from North Carolina. But in the broad sense, the decisions could be made to apply to any school district in the country. Back To District Atty. Gen. Tom Gentry of Arkansas entered the case as a "friend of the court.' He suggested the court send the five cases back to the U. S. district, courts which were Involved originally with instructions to make such orders as necessary to carry out the decision. This would give the lower courts a certain discretion and there would be no set date for ending segregation. "This court." Gentry contended, "should not attempt to say on the meagre facts before it In these cases, what a reasonable time in all cases will be. "That .is a matter which this court should, at this time at least, leave to the good faith and sound discretion of the courts • in which such issue may, in the future, be presented." In other words, Gentry foresees further litigation before the matter ultimately is settled. Gentry told a reporter after the arguments, "I agree that the (court's) decree can apply directly only to the districts which are parties to these actions, but as I see it under the broad decision it applies eventually to everyone in the United States." He told the court that Fayetteville and Charleston already have integrated their schools. But, he said, they had few Negro school students and the problem was relatively simple. "In many districts, however, where the Negro population is ,26 per cent or more of the total; integration will be a most difficult problem," he said. Should Be Left Fre* And he told the court, "Litigation is likely to arise in some, If' not all, of such districts." Where this happens, he said, the courts of Arkansas, state and federal, "should be left free to 'grwrt such relief as may be proper under- the actual existing circumstances! In each particular case." If Gentry's analysis is correct, then full integration Is a long wayi off. Conceivably, it would take a suit in every school district and even though the outcome would not be in doubt, the litigation could require time. The court showed considerable interest in how and why Fayetteville tnd Charleston integrated their school systems. Several of the justices asked questions of Gentry about the two cities. One referred to them as "the Arkansas experiment." Gentry, who once told the court he was "Just a country lawyer from Arkansas," was complimented by Chief Justice Warren on his presentation. While here, Gentry shied away from discussions of his political future. Asked if he might he in the running for governor next year. Gentry grinned and said "that's a long way off." Rep. Jim Trimb'i, usually one of the most mild mannered men in the House, is about to take the warpath agains* the Budget Bureau. First, he has been trying to persuade the Bureau, to no avail, to modify its directive setting up standards for river projects. Under the Bureau's standards, most hydroelectric projects in Arkansas cannot be justified. Trimble maintains the Bureau's directive is not in line with what Congress intended. Far from getting the Budget Bureau to budge, Trimble has received reports it may make its directive even stiffer. The Bureau also recently turned down a new post office for Fayetteville after Trimble thought he had things all set. Because of Bureau opposition the Senate Public Works Committee declined to okay the building. Unless ,he changes his mind, Trimble plans to make a House talk shortly blistering the Bureau, Sen. McClellan (D-Ark) is pretty burned up, also. He's irritated at the way the Defense Department gave him the runaround. It told him April 1 it planned a nationwide survey of its hospital facilities before deciding definitely to close the Army-Navy hospital at Hot Springs. Also it promised him a copy of the survey report. Two weeks later it announced the Hot Springs hospital will be closed — no survey, no report. Employe Can Use Arithmetic To Figure the Cost of 'Hookey' By BOB MCHUUH BALTIMORE (ft — Management may have tipped its hand to the enlisted men of industry today and let leak the secret of how a Dig boss makes up his mind. He does it by arithmetic. The secret slipped out in a technical paper at the four-day diamond jubilee .(75th) meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. ' Using a formula once locked tightly in the breasts of the big brass, an employe can now calculate right down to the dollar the financial rLsk involved in playing hookey from work. First, here's how a big executive might use "the concept of expected cost." This brainy type wants to build a plant in California, but he has heard a lot about earthquake damage there. Fitrurec It Out It Is assumed for the sake of this example (the paper said) that he finds the cost c Insurance too high, and Is therefore left to his own evaluation. He figures the.probable damage from former 'quakes to a ?100,000 plant at $50,000 with another $50,000 going down the drain from loss of prospective sales and unavailable capital. The probability of a severe earthquake at the location of his 20,000 square foot plant over the 10-year period of financial strain is figured at one in 2,000. Geologists told him that. Thus, he calculates the "expected cost" of earthquakes over the next 10 years by arithmetic. He multiplies $100,000 (the probable damage) by 1-2,000 (probable rate of occurence) and gets $50. Not Worth It Finding that the "expected cost" of an earthquake Is only 50, a minor Item, our executive makes his decision and eliminates earthquake damage as a serious consideration in his plans. Now suppose one of his employes would like to take the day off, without official approval, to go fishing. He learns from the local employment office that it takes th« Texas House Delays Action on Unfair Soles Bill AUSTIN, Ten. m — Committee action on the controvertlnl "unfair sales" bill was delayed * second time lut nl»ht when the Texas Hou« oJ RtpretentatlvM held nlfht teuton. The night leatlon forced cancellation of a subcommittee report to the House State Affairs Committee. The measure would require grocery stores to take a six per cent markup over Inventory costs on groceries. Independent grocers contend some chain stores are attempting to drive them out of business. The hearing on the bill was re- Mt for tomorrow night. He Finds Out The Hard Way OKLAHOMA CITV (*) — A 33- year-old hou«wire slipped the family automobile out of th« garage yesterday while her husband was working and went lor a spin. She was Jailed for reckleM driving after the car went out of control, smashed up a five room house and narrowly missed hitting a woman taking an afternoon nap. The vehicle was demolished. The woman also was charged with failure to have a state driver's license. Her husband 'said he didn't know his wife could drive. Cuba Posses Amnesty Bill HAVANA, Cuba OpJ-^Cuba's new Chamber of Deputies gave preliminary approval last night to A bill granting amnesty to all political offenders. The bill was sent to the senate today. It Is expected to get its second, final .passage required by the constitution in a special session called early next month. Political observers anticipate that President Fulgencto Batista will sign the bill as soon as it is approved on the second reading. Farewell Cups QGALLALA, Nab. WJ — Manager Herman Kersenbrock's problems in closing down the Sioux Drug Store here included finding the owners of 105-coffee cups. The cups, each bearing the name of the owner, belonged to long-time coffee-drinking patrons of the store. average guy one month to find a new Job, Therefore, he sets down as the probable damage a month's salary—$350. He knows his buddy played hookey four times before he got sacked. Our genius now multiplies $350 oy (&the risk odds) and comes up with $87.50, the "expected cost' of pulling a fast one on the bos.s. So he goes to work. There Isn't a fish in the world worth $67.50. We've got another hit ...and you'll love it ! OLDSMOBILE'S HOLIDAY SBDAN... the only 4-door hardtop offered In every price range... is creating a sensation in our showroom! Come see It—drive It—today! Hits arc a habit with Oldsmobile! And when you see Oldsmobile'a entirely new Holiday Sedan, you'll say— "They've done it again/" Oldsmohile has taken the vigor and vitality of Holiday styling . . . added the convenience and comfort of a 4-door sedan. Result? An entirely new kind of car ... a hardtop with 4 doors! There's a promise of new motoring pleasure in every sleek line, every sparkling drtail. And the famoun "Rocket" Engine is your assurance of performance p/us.' OUlsmohile—and Oldsmobile oJorw—offers you three ntvr Holiday Sedans . . . three popular Holiday Coupes! One of each in every price ttiige! Visit our showroom today. Sec and drive the Holiday that's right for you! Oo Ahtadt Drlv* a "Rock*t H SIVIOBI Sit TOUt NIAfttST OLOSMOIILI OIALII HORNER-WILSON MOTOR COMPANY 317 E. MAIN Phon. 2-2056 FOI TNI M»T ••!» CAI MAI...LOOK COI OLDIMOtlll'l S A riTT-TISTI* IIAl Red Cross Drive Nearer Its Goal Reports from Blytheville business and residential areas and from five outlying communities today raised the Chicaksnwbn Chapter, American Red Cross fund drive total to $12.998,73. about $2,000 short of the goal. $10 — Herman rtolt, M. D. Dennis, J. A. Pigg. Mandelay Gin. Harry Dimevant. $5 - B. C. Mlmon, A. M. Holt, R. L. Vnstblndor, G. O, Cnucllll, Jr., Gene Shelton, Adams Grocery. *1 — William Hollowny, Jr., Bob Barker. Rocky $20 — L. G. Carter Gin Co. $10 — Newsom Brothers. $5 — Norman Bailey. Whlstlcvlllc $10 — Mrs. C. H. Whistle, Sr., C. H. Whistle, Jr. $5 - R. G .Edwards, Fred L. Kelley, Jr., T. A. Bourland. $3 — Gerald Whistle. $2- -Robert Beggs, Paul Whistle. »1 — Blgie Bell, Frank Blessingame, E. M. Bourland, Harry Downing, M. C. Pearson, Dan Bell, L. C. Sivage. Roseland $15 — Roseland Gin, Mrs. W. A Whistle. $5 — D. L. Sheppard. $2 — Charles Arnold. $1 — Rastus Hampton. Jannette Henderson, Virginia Wilson. Huffman $25 — W. E. Hagan. $5 — W. T. Metzger. $4 — George H. Cassidy. S3 — Gerald Cassidy, Niles Ij. Welch. 1 — Charlie Adklsson, H. E. Lawson, H. J. Lucas. J. W. O'Nenl, N. C. Patterson. I. A. Harrison, B. B. While, Clayton Stevens, John Buckner, M. F. Dedmon. Orion White, Calrl Nunnery, J. E. Bowl- Ing, J. D. Needham. Blytheville Huslness $50 — Wall's Hospital. $25 -, H. W. Mnhan, Eugene F. Still. $15 — Highway Drug, Stewart's Drug Store. Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. employees. $10 — 555 Inc.. H. W. Wyllie. C. A. Cunningham, L. K. Ashcraft Employees. $9.50 — Southwestern Bell Telephone Employees. $7.50 — Meyers Bakery Em- ployeei. 16—Halsell ft White Employees. 15 — Eric Whltloy, Eunice Brogdon, Oeraldlne Listen, Raymond Bomar, Frank Whltworlh, Judge Phillip J. Deer, W M. Berryman, Patton Bros. S3 — T. R. Ivy, KelUi J. Bilbrey, Herbert Forshee. $2.50 — The Gift Shop Additional, Mrs. Myra Whittle. $2 — Wilbur Warren, Ted Qatlln, D. M. Vunce, Herman Curlton, A. C. Owens. $1.50 — Roosevelt Graves, W. A. Brooks, Eddie Anderson, Roosevelt Davis, Joe Atkins Machine Shop Employees. $1 — Mrs. Carl Marshall. A. N. Williams, Mrs. Oeraldlne Greene, Betty Thakctl. Carl Pale, K. D. Marr, Lee Janet. Richard Olson, C, T. Smith, Shantley Hampton, R. .H Geury, Albert Ellis. Blythcville Residential $5 — E. L. Crouch, Eddie Burks, Mrs. Myrtle Bourland, Mrs. Mike Meroney. $2 — Mrs. Eunice Underwood. $1 — Mrs. C. W. Wylle, Mrs. B. E. Jaggers. Mrs. Charles Bright, Mrs. Arthur Rushing, Mrs. Felix Carney, Mrs. Joe B Evans, Mrs. NOTICE My office will he closed Monday, April 18th ihru Thursday, April 21st. Dr. Milton E. Webb Optometrist 211 North Broadway Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p. m. Admission 15c & 85c At All Times TUBS., WED., & THUUS. Double Feature Don') 1*11 Ikm Surpritf Ending I GABLE-TURNER I —MATURE »?.*, —AND- REA SPOILERS" Cartoon "Duck Amuck" Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 n.m and 4 p.m. for RUr A Roxy Program Announcements Tues. •Wed.^Thurs. •Fri. TOM WOMAN MOSS HART V STEREOPHONIC SOUND PLUS PARAMOUNT NEWS Coming Soon to Ritz '20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA" With James Mason & Kirk Douglas 'REAR WINDOW" with .lames Stewert & Grace Kelly 'THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA" with Humphrey liogart & Ava Gardner 'THE COUNTRY GIRL" with Grace Kelly & Ring Crosby 'BRIDGES OF TOKO-RI"—In Vista Vision with Grace Kelly & William Holden Jo* P. Pride. N Necro KetldentUl, $1 - Baby Flex, Elizabeth Mo- Miller, Carrie Eddlngs, Dottle Hawthorne, Elian Bryant, Sumnn- thn Royster, Snrnh Smith, A. C. Home, Cecil Home. The name poplin comet from papellne, a fabric woven of silk nt Avignon, Prance, In the HOO*. The new fabric was named to honor the Pope, who reigned In Franc* when It first was woven. THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blytheville 3-1621 Weekdays Show Starls 7:00 p. m.—Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p. m. The Finest in Cinemascope Preiented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! TONIGHT ONLY! -Tuesday - April 19th- BIG WESTERN STAGE SHOW 2 PERFORMANCES At Approximately 8:30 and 10:30 P.M. Box Office Closes at 10:00 P.M. the ONE and ONLY WCAR50W IN PERSON + WITH HIS „ SSTAR WHEN K m ae BIO as a BRING CIRCUS Special Treat For The Kids Get Sunset's Picture and membership card to Sunset's own Sharpshooter Fun Club—See Sunset, autograph it with a real InilleU ADULTS: 50c CHILDREN: 25c —PLUS CINEMASCOPE FEATURE— WEDNESDAY ONLY A NIGHT IN A GEISHA HOUSE! ACIUAtlY FILMED IT'S TRUE WHAT .---i /A THEY SAY ABOUT mm,3fc JAPANESE GIRLS! IN JAPAN —AND— The Cinemascope Feature "Woman's See These Fine Cinemascope Pictures Soon at the Mox • The High and Th« Mighty • Garden of Evil • Lucky Nt • Seven Brides for Seven Brother*

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