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' P*e» Tw - Blythevlll* (Ark.) Courier News - Saturday, June », ev (Continued from Page One) otrier." Speaking of Kennedy, Archbishop Cooke said, "Gifted by nature to a rare degree, he might have sought a life less ar- dous, a manner of life that left more time for personal interest and for the enjoyment of the wo'nderful family with which Go'd blessed him. '.'Instead he chose the broader, more demanding challenge of public service, seeing it as an opportunity to build a better wijrld for all his fellowmen. He died in the course of that serv- icl" The final blessing over the sealed Kennedy casket will be (Continued from Page 1) assassinate my. reputation." He said he was having trouble finding employment. Returning to the State Police report, Murton called it a "fraud" and "another piece of mythology." Coy D. Cook Dies Here "It there there is obvious • to anybody are more bodies buried and, if in fact people Coy Dale Cook, 61, died yesterday a t Chickasawba Hospital. He moved to the Dell community in 1922 and farmed until his death. He leaves- his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Cook; Three sons, Coy Cook, Jr., of Dell; SIC David Cook, with the Army in Vietnam, Ray Cook, Littlefield, Ala. Three daughters, Mrs. Mar garet Caviness, Mrs. Jona Baker, Mrs. Peggy Baker, all of Chicago; Twenty - one grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p. qm. . r „. ...,...„ Sunday at Dell Baptist Church pronounced by Richard Cardi-1 Iandin g in someone ' S back with Rev. Curtis Bryant officinal Cushing, 72, an old friend of • " - - J -«— • thfe Kennedy family. Ten earner- were shot and buried, probably some of those skeletons will have a bullet hole in them," he said. "It was obvious from the at- tidues of the investigators they didn't want to find anything and this was reflected in the report," Murton said. "There are no conclusions in the report. It is a fraud." "The whole thing is like a report that flying saucers are as were stationed in and around the cathedral for pooled television coverage by the three networks-just as they televised the services for President Kennedy. •The eldest son of Sen. Kennedy and his last surviving brother were among the pallbearers —Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Joseph Kennedy III, 15. bther pallbearers were U.S. Ambassador W. Averell Harriman; former Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara; L(>rd Harlech, former British ambassador to the United Sfates, and former astronaut John Glenn. : Among the ushers, Pierre Salinger, former presidential press secretary; Kenneth O'Donnell, former White House aide; Paul Fay, former undersecretary of the Navy; Roosevelt Grier of the Los Angeles Rams professional football.team and Rafer Johnson, former Olympic decathlon champion, both of whom helped seize the alleged assassin. BRAIN ^(Continued from Page One) ceived," Dr. James L. Poppen of the Lahey Clinic said Friday. ""I saw him at about 10 a.m., an hour or so after the operation," the doctor said. "I knew it was fatal then and I prayed he would die." He said some who were close to Kennedy when he was shot early Wednesday say they heard him say, "Water," but ''I'm surprised he was even able to say that." The senator died more than 25 hours after being shot, Poppen said, from "overwhelming, irreversible damage to the pons and midbrain," two narrow but vital communications pathways next to each other deep in the center of the brain. All the vital information exchanged between major parts of the brain must pass through them, including tie data that specialists in brain research be lieve is linked with controlling consciousness, heart rate, blood pressure, and all the body's automatic processes. By 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, about IB hours after he was shot in a narrow passageway at a Los Angeles hotel, Kennedy met the legal requirement for death —his brain waves could not be recorded on a special machine, Poppen said. He said a slim hope remained, however, because the waves "sometimes fade out and come back," and shortly afterwards Kennedy's "pulse and heart rate actually improved for a time," But the brain waves did not revive, the senator's kidneys and other vital organs shui down, and finally his hear stopped beating, Poppen said, we _ WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Glenda Ingram, Plaintiff, vs. No. 17629 Robert James Ingram, Defendant. The defendant, Robert James Ingram is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Glenda Ingram, Dated this 15th day of May 1968 at 10:30 o'clock A.M. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Betty Coata, D. C. Guy Walls, Attorney Edd B. Cook, Atty Ad Litem 5-18, 25, 6-1, t yard. You can either go around taking statements or go and see if it's there. The State Police nave never made an excava- iion," he said. OEO (Continued from Page One) act as the administrator of poverty funds for other counties. 'Frank Moffett, who acts as a legal aid for the regional OEO in Austin, Tex., concurred by saying that Mississippi County had acted within its legal rights to maintain its program independent of other counties and could legajly refuse to serve as the administrating agent for any other county's poverty program," Jumper said. "The resolution by the county board resulted in their recommendation that neither Poinsett nor Craighead County should be denied any poverty funds to which they are entitled but because of the legal stumbling block within the Mississippi County agency's by - laws, the poverty funds now held by the Mississippi-County-agency will be diverted to the welfare offices in both Poinsett and Craighead County for distribution through those offices." ating. Burial will be in Elmwooc Cemetery, Howard Funera: Service in charge. Pallbearers will be Ed Har din, C. A. Smith, Clinton Smith E. H. Prewett, Walter Dyre and J. T. Tate. Bobbye June Killian Funeral services for Bobbye June Kilian, 32, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Meyer of Blytheville and the late Robert Killian, were conducted today at 2 p.m. in the First Mehodist Church, Rev. Virgil D. Keeley officiating. Burial was in Manila Cemetery, Howard Funeral Service in charge. She was a graduate of Blytheville High School and attended Stevens College in Columbia, Mo., and the University of .Arkansas. She was a speech therapist and had worked in Blytheville, Florida, Washington state, and in Germany. She leaves her mother and one sister, Mrs. Don Coulter of Nashville, Ark. Pallbearers were Cullen Dixon, Harold Doyle, Charles Ban' croft, Dr. Merrill Osborne, Oliver Copperige and Glen Horner: The family requested that any memorials go to First Methodist Church or to the Cancer Society. George Carney George R. Carney, 72, a former Blytheville resident, died Monday in Glenwood, Ark. He was born in Decalb, Tex., but came to Blytheville at the age of two, making his home here until moving to Glenwood 10 years ago. He was a veteran of World War 1 and was a member of the American Legion and the First Methodist Church. While living in Blytheville, he operated a automobile garage for many years. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Maggie Carney of Blytheville; And three sisters, Mrs. Antonia Walker of Blytheville, Mrs. Edith Hart of Morrilton, Ark., and Mrs. Hazel Scroggin of Hanford, Calif. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in t h • Maple Grove Cemetery, with Rev. C. H. Porter officiating and Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Barksdale, Johnie Brock, Mer- vln Gilliss, Jesse Snyder, Jerry Hearn, and Dan McGruder. VIETNAM (Continued from Page 1) talized for a long time. Loan, 37, is perhaps best known outside Vietnam from a photograph of his on-the-spot street execution of a Viet Cong prisoner catpured during the lunar new year offensive last February. There also was no reason given for replacing Cua, but he also is expected to be a long time recovering from wounds received when an American helicopter accidentally fired a rocket into a South Vietnamese command post in Cholon last Sunday. Six ranking government officials were killed by the blast and three other senior officials, besides Cua, were wounded. Loan often has been criticized for his police methods. Cua has come under fire for becoming involved in public scrapes, in eluding one with American military police. The U.S. Command announced that enemy gunners shot down two American helicopters, one in the Mekong Delta below Saigon and another South of Da Nang. Eight crewmen were wounded and both helicopters were destroyed. Frank Black Frank Black, 77, who died June 5, will be Sunday at Home Funeral Home chapel at 11 a.m. Rev. Roscoe Roberson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Alberta Black of Blytheville; And two sisters, Mrs. Rosie Black and Mrs. Ida Williams both of Eudora, Ark. Almus Rapert Almus Rapert, father of Lehman Rapert, civil service e m ploye at Blylheville Air Force Base, died yesterday in Poca - hontas. Mr. Rapert was a retiree farmer. He also leaves four other sons. Services will be at 2:30 tomorrow at Meadowbrook, Ark., Methodist Church. . Remem.b«r. To Pay Your Paper Boy ike Henderson Servives for Ike Henderson, 76, who died this week, will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Westend Baptist Church, Rev. P.J. Yancy and Rev. John Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Home Funeral Home in charge. Song Group Will Meet Mississippi County Singing Convention meets tomorrow at 2 at Lilly and Vine (Full Gospel Church). Some out of town groups may be present. The public is invited. Quick Quiz Q-What is the length of a cubit, referred to as a standard of measurement In the Bible? A—A cubit was considered to be the distance from a man's elbow lo the tip of his middle finger. It. la usually, translated as her ing about 18 inches in length. WHIPPING himself into a frenzy, pop singer Mick Jagger returned to the London stage after an absence of nearly two years. The Rolling Stones, a rock V roll group led by Jagger, received a top rhythm and blues award in a recent poll. Mighty Slow EL PASO, Tex. (AP) - After 41 years of .marriage, Severing Concha went into court to have the union annulled. • He had been tricked into the marriage, Concha said, and after the ceremony he and his wife each went separate ways. The marriage took place Sept. 21, 1926. Asked by Judge William E. Ward why he had waited so long before acting, Concha said he had "somehow just never gotten around" to it. The judge granted the annulment. Trial Problem DENVER, Cold. (AP) - A Denver man accused of murder on postponement of his trial Friday after his lawyer argued the jury would be selected from citizens "who have experienced great emotional upset" after the assassinations of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Truman Coles,-the city's dep uty public defender, said the jury of Clarence R. English, 22, "may be more prone to base a verdict upon passion, prejudice and hysteria rather than upon the evidence submitted." Rush Job ' ' ' ' GOODING, Idaho (AP) - Rabies vaccine was flown from Boise to Gooding in an Army National, Guard• helicopter Friday night' to treat two brothers bitten by a rabid bat. Barry Brown Jr., 4, and Kelly, 6, were bitten earlier this week while playing with the bat, which they captured. Tests at the State Health Department laboratory in Boise showed the animal was rabid. Barry Brown, the father of the boys, was on active duty with a National /Guard unit in the desert south of Boise when he was notified the children had been bitten. Brown, assistant chief of police in Gooding, returned in Hie helicopter carrying the annuled. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT; CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS MAMIE C. WRIGHT, Plaintiff vs. ' No. 17656 WILLIAM TROY WRIGHT, D fendant. The defendant, William Troy Wright, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the :oure named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Mamie C. 'Wright. Dated this 6th day of June, 1968, at 4:30 P.M. SEAL. GERALDINBi- LISTON, Clerk. By DONNA DiCICCO, D. C. GRAHAM PARTLOW, JR., Attorney EVERETT E. HARBER, Atty Ad Litem. 6-8, 15, 22, 29 Slow Growth MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Church announced Friday its membership increased by 9,704 during 1967 to 2,576,027. "The reduced rate of growth continued a trend which has prevailed for several years," said Arnold Mickelson, church secretary. More than 50,000 persons were dropped from the church during the year because of inactivity, he said. The declining birth rate also slowed the growth of the church's baptized membership, according to Mickelson. To Be Anchored NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) - A weather station will be towed 300 miles out to sea next week and fastened to a peak that soars nearly 12,000 feet above the ocean floor. Cobb Seamount, a towering underwater mountain, comes to within 100 feet of the surface due west of the Columbia River's mouth. The weather station that is to be anchored to the mountain's .top is a steel cylinder whose upper end will stick into the air and send telegraphic weather reports back to land. WARNING ORDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS CHRISTINE B. TURNER, Plaintiff, . . vs. No. 17657 DENNIS M. .TURNER, Defendant. " . • The defendant, Dennis M. Turner, is hereby wanred to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the.complaint of the plaintiff, Christine B. Turner. Dated this 6th day of June, 1968, at 4:15 o'clock P.M. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. GRAHAM PARTLOW, JR., Attorney EVERETT E. HARBER, Atty Ad Litem. 6-8, 15, 22, 29 Do Not Release NORFOLK, Va, (AP) — State Sen. Henry E. Howell Jr. of Norfolk revealed Friday he would announce June 15th his intention to seek the governorship of Virginia in 1969. But he didn't plan it that way. A form letter was sent to labor organizations disclosing Howell's intentions. Across the top of the .letter was the admonition: "Confidential, do not release to press." One copy went to Hampton Roads Local 219, American Newspaper Guild. Sleepy LBJ WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House visitor says .President Johnson looks like he has "spent some sleepless nights" and appears "somewhat harried." Rep. Henry B. Gonzalez, D- Tex., told newsmen Friday after meeting with the President that Johnson said: "Henry, you can imagine what we've been going through these past two days." The reference, of course, was to Sen. "Robert F. Kennedy's shooting early Wednesday, the waiting for news from Los Angeles and finally early Thursday, the death announcement. Gonzalez said the President, who was awakened both nights, j had "circles under his eyes." THE PROMISES OF GOD The reader of the Old Testament soon becomes familiar with the marvelous promises that are made there. The careful student soon realizes that these promises have to do with the one central idea Uiat flows all the way through the divine Word—the expectation of Messiah- King who would bear rule over a world of men that He himself has converted to God. , As the pages of the Old Testament are turned, one reads of a time to come when the entire flow of satanic evil will be overwhelmed by a greater flow of righteousness from the one who is the seed of the woman (Gen. 3:15). He goes on to read of i time when all the earth will remember and be turned to the Lord (Psa. 22:27); when all the earth will fear 1he Lord and all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him (Psa. 33:8); when the meek shall inherit the earth and delight themselves in the abundance of peace (Psa. 37:11); when wars will cease and God will be exalted among the nations (Psa. 46:810); when God will judge the peoples righteously and govern the nations upon the earth (Psa. 67:3-4); when the world will be established so that it cannot be disrupted (Psa. 96:10); when nations will beat their swords into plowshares and turn all instruments of destruction into instruments of peace (Isa. 2:4); when the.eyes of the blind will be opened and the ears of the deaf be unstopped; when the lame will leap as a hart and the tongue of the dumb sing (Isa. 35:5,6); when the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh see it together (Isa. 40:5); when God will fulfill His great promise to Israel to seek them out, and bring them out from all the peoples and ill countries and bring them to their own land (Eze. 34:11-24). These are but a part of the marvelous promises that God has made through the prophets ot Israel. .These promises embrace all. nations, they promise special and unique blessings for Israel, they concern the earth, they promise salvation for the world, for the nations, for Israel, and for the individual. However, all the way through them .is found the strain that every one of them will be fulfilled by one designated by God. This One would be God's anointed One, the Christ, the Messiah. It would be through Him that divine government is to be established, not only in Israel, but in every nation, even the entire earth. See Isa. 9:6,7. •'• It is my firm, belief that Jesus of Nauretii is the Messiah, Ihit is, the Christ. All -these promises are to be fulfilled through Him. He alone is the One who can bring Messianic times upon the earth. Otis Q. Sellers This Is mesiiii No. 38 in our Nswspiptr Eviniclism Pro|Ht. All pnvlnil mtuign in ivillibli without chirp on riquest. » pickift of liUnturi will b« sent to ill who desire it. You mil not U visited. THE WORD OF TRUTH MINISTRY P.O. Bo* 36093 ' lot Angela, Cilrl. 90034 Daily Record Weather Yesterday's high — 93 Overnight low> — 71 Precipitation previous 24 Hours (to 7 a.m. today) — none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—23.04 Sunset today — 8:11 Sunrise tomorrow — 5:47 This Date a Year Ago Yesterday's high — 90 Overnight low — 71 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—18.23 TWO BLYTHEVILLE TEENAGERS, Darlene Chapnias and Jimmy Thompson, won first place in state competition at the Arkansas Jaycee' teenage Safe Driving Road-E-0 in Conway on June 1. Darlene, shown with her first-place tro. phy, took top honors in the girls' division in the contest and Jimmy was named the winner in the boys' division after th« original winner was disqualified for an infringement of the- contest rules. Both w«nt to the state competition after winning the local Jaycee contest held here on May 5 and ar« now eligible to enter the national Jaycee Road-E-0 to be conducted in Ann Arbor, Mich., Aug. 4 through 8. (Courier Newi Photo) False Alarm THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) Police rushed to the State Commercial Bank Friday.when the burglar alarm went off. They found the manager, who was leaving for a two-week vacation, showing his replacement how to open the vault. He had forgotten to press the button turning off the alarm. QUICK QUIZ Q — What bird descends a tree head first? A — The white-breasted nuthatch, which can hop head first down tree trunks with ease. Q — Are there any federal health resorts? A — Yes, Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas is under government supervision. Q — When were radio sets advertised for the first time? A — In 1906. The magazine Scientific American advertised a radio set said to receive signals up to one mile. The price was $7.50. PRIVILEGES aCTHORIZED IB SECOND CLASS MAIL Blytheville Courier Newi BLYTHEVILLE. ARK. ZIP - 72.115 Harry W. Haines, 192S-6S Harry A. Haines, publisher . 3rd at Walnut St Blytheville. Ark. Published , daUy except Sunflaf Second class postage paid at Blytheville, Ark. - - : In Blytheville ?nd towns in 'tin Blytheville trade territory. HOME DELIVERY RATES Daily 35c per weel at! MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANC1 Within 50 miles of BlythCTille $8.60 per yer* Mire than 50 miles trout BlytheTillt $18.00 per year iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliBtiiiniiii Services By COBB FUNERAL HOME INTEGRITY MAS. MARY PEARL SMITH 10 a.m. Saturday, Cobb chapel * * * MBS. ETHEL ALFORD, % f.W, Friday, Cobb chapeL X * « GEORGE L. MTJIR, 10 ».HV, Friday, Cobb chapel. Why not start your marriage off right. Set aside at least 10% of your earnings and place them in a savings account at Blytheville Federal. Yes, that'll seem like a dft ficult task in the beginning because there are so many things you need and want, but as your savings begin to accumulate and earn our big 4%% per annum, you'll agree this is a step In the right direction. Your savings at Blytheville Federal are insured to $15,000 by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation. SAVINGS IN BY THE 10TH, GET FULL EARNINGS FROM THE 1ST. PLAN FOR A SECURE FUTURE with regular savings. heville SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION

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