The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1966 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 8, 1966
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BIyflievin* (Ark.) Courier News - Friday, April 8,19M - Put flvt Right-Wing Turncoat Says Scheme Was to Kill Fulbright, Poison Ambassadors at U.N. KANSAS CITY (AP) - A Icheme to poison ambassadors (o the United Nations and a Ihort-lived plot to assassinate Sen. J. William Fulbright, D- Ark., were related by the Kan*as City Star in a copyrighted Itory. The newspaper said a former •ide in the Minuteman organization, Jerry Milton Brooks, has been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury on April 22 and the grand jury may hear at that time of the plots. The Minutemen, a right-wing group, is headed by Robert Bolivar DePugh of Norborne, Mo., about 60 miles east of Kansas City. The organization has been investigated by a Jackson County grand jury and DePugh is awaiting trail on charges of contributing to the deliquency of a minor and illegal possession of bombs and bombshells. He is free on $2,000 bond. The subpoena for Brooks was Issued by Calvin Hamilton, assistant U.S. attorney. Hamilton had no comment on the purpose of tht subpoena or the grand jury. Brooks, 36, who defected from the Mintuemen and lives in Kan- sas City, subsequently went to the office of Lawrence F. Gepford, Jackson County prosecutor and on one occasion, the Stir said, dicated and signed a 78- page statement on the Minutemen. Gepford was out of the city and could not be reached for comment. The Star said Brooks worked as a lieutenant of DePugh in Kansas City and Norbrone since October of 1962. Quoting from the statement, the newspaper said: Brooks said he left the organization in December because "they wanted to overthrow the government by force and violence." Brookf said hi* work for DePugh consisted of thtdowning suspected communists, witching homes and keeping tabs on various federal and local law enforcement officers and even other Minutemen. * * * He described several Minutemen gatherings, one of which was a training session at which there were many lectures on security, research and analysis of information. One man at the training session, Brooks said, outlined a plan to place cyanide in the air condition system of the United Nations building in New York. "He spoke of this like it's a good idea," Brooks said, "and we should do it, and it wouldn't be a good idea to wait too long because time is of the essence, so to speak." Brooks said the plot against Sen. Fulbright was broached at a "freedom rally" of the Minutemen in 1962 in which there was discussion of assassinating the Arkansas senator, who is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The plan grew, according to Brooks, until it was called off just short of becoming such an attempt. He said the plot was stopped by DePugh because the leader feared that If the assassination were carried out subsequent investigations might endanger the Minutemen. Brooks said a man from Texas who had been working with the Minutemen planned to travel to Arkansas to carry out the murder. According to Brooks, the man was met by DePugh in Lexington, Mo., and DePugh talked him out of the plan. DePugh had heard the FBI had learned of the schem, Brooks said. DePugh told a Star reporter he remembers some talk about a plot to assassinate Fulbright by the same man Brooks named, but he denied any action was taken toward carrying it out. He said there was no meeting as described by Brooks in which DePugh halted the assassination plan. He said anything Brooks may have said should be taken with a great big grain of salt. DePugh acknowledged Brooks had worked for him. "Jerry does a lot of digging for me, and snooping, but it all has to be checked carefully," he said. The Star said DePugh and Brooks said the talk of killing Fulbright grew out of a scheme the would-be assassin had for gaining control of the government. The plan was to threaten certain members of Congress, telling them to start voting American or they would be killed. That threat would be.publi- cized, according to the plan, Arkansas News Briefs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ROCK (AP)— Army Engineers announced Thursday an apparent low bid of $998,280 to supply the machinery to operate locks and dams Nos. 8, 9 and 13 on the Arkansas River. The contract was submitted by Service Foundry, a division of Avondale Shipyards of New Orleans, Delivery of the machinery is expected by September 1967. WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal Office of Economic Opportunity has approved a grant of $10,445 for the Economic Opportunity Agency of Washington County, Inc. Sen. John L. McClellan, D-Ark., said Thursday. The grant is for six months and will enable the county group to make a detailed survey of poverty within its boundaries and develop a program for combating it, McClellan said. •EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — Miss America of 1964, Donna Axum, received a divorce from Michael Allen Buckley here Thursday on grounds of personal indignity. Chancellor Claude E. Love granted the divorce to the former beauty queen who lives with he rparents and her small daughter. Buckley was granted visitation rights. WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Arkansas colleges had federal Upward Bound grants approved Thursday, Sen. John LI McClellan, D-Ark., said. Southern State College oj Magnolia won a grant of $79,746 and Ouachita Baptist Uni- 'It's a Drag French Crack Down On Alien Beatniks By STEPHENS BROENING | swering to this description checked. PARIS (AP) - "Simply shocking," said the young Englishman, "it's an abridgment of our personal freedom." He had long, tangled blond curls and a gold ring in his left i j^J 'ion'g~halr7 a ear and he was talking about the current French police crackdown on beatniks. "If this keeps up I'll probably go to Spain," he said, crossing one sandaled foot over the other. The French have decided that long-haired, moneyless, jobless, and untidy visitors are not welcome in France. A government announcement this week said foreigers an- ton Chandler of Little Rock asked Television Station KTHV here to give him equal time with Brooks Hays, another prospective Democratic candidate for governor. Hays was on a 30-minute program Wednesday night. A spokesman for the station said there was no law or rule applying to equal time for prospective candidate:, but he in- ^Jj consented to vited Chandler to talk with station officials about a possible program. TUCKER PRISON FARM, Ark. (AP)-Harry H. McClean, who was to have been freed Monday on parole, was captured several hours after he walked away from custody of Tucker Prison Farm. McClean was serving a two- year sentence for grand larceny and had been in prison since last Aug. 2. A prison official would be stopped at the frontiers. The first known victim of this policy was a 20-year-old University of Edinburgh student who was turned back at Calais. He and about $24 in his jeans. Members of the international beatnik community here say police started showing their unfriendliness as long as a month ago. "I get stopped about three times a day," said a young American. "They check your passport, ask what you're doing here and then let you go. "A buddy of mine was taken to the police station the other day. They let him go after four hours. No explanation." The police have no trouble spotting "les beatniks." For the most part they wear a standard uniform: sandals or white tennis shoes, khaki pants, an Army surplus parka and a canvas bag for their possession-. Socks and guitar are optional. An American sitting in a cafe which does a lot of business on the versity of Arkadelphia received 1 said he didn't know if the a grant said. of $51,395, McClellan WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity approved Thursday a grant of $4,187 to the Central Arkansas Development Council, Inc. of Benton, Ark., Sen. John L. McClellan, D-Ark., said. The grant will provide a remedial reading program for the Paron Public School during the next 4'/i months, McClelan said. LITTLE ROCK (AP) -The Arkansas Bank Board has approved a new state bank, the Peopes Bank of Piggott, Bank Commission Dick Simpson said Thursday. Simpson said, however, that the charter will be withheld until the Piggott bank it approved by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The Peoples Bank application wai opposed by the Piggott State Bank. tfTTLE ROCK ,(AP)- Win* parole would still be effective. LITTLE ROCK (AP)- Lawrence Kohler O'Brien, 55, of Morrilton, filed Thursday as a Republican candidate for state representative, District 21, Conway County. Grady Arlington, 42, of Stephens, filed for District 40, Position 2, Ouachita County. He is a Democrat. walked to the bank of the Seine ;o join a band of shaggy-haired companions supervising the comings and goings of tourists in glass-topped sightseeing :>oats. In a few minutes a pair of policemen strolled up and told everyone to move on. Those who murmured had their papers HOPE, Ark. Nelson, 44, of (AP) - W. A. Batesville, died Thursday of injurues suffered the day before in a two-truck collision on U.S. 67 about four miles east of here. Nelson, a passenger in a truck driven by J, A. Roberts, 50, of Wynne, was thrown from the truck after it collided with one driven by James Frazier of Marietta, Tex. LITTLE ROCK (AP) -The state Health Department taid that 200 cases of measles and 30 cases of chickenpox were reported in Carroll County last week. "See what I mean, baby," the American said. "It's a drag, a real drag." At night, they gather under the Seine bridges and sing and drink wine until the police come. French beatniks get short shrift from the law if they are scooped up with the long-haired foreign gentry. If they don't have jobs, they are open to a charge of vagabondage. There is no campaign against French beatniks, however. The police can't touch most of them since they are in their own country and how they look is their privilege. Daily Record Weather V. S. Weather Bnrean Agricultural Service - Reiser, Ark. Showers and thundershowers broke out in Arkansas last night and cooler air is pushing into north Arkansas behind a cold front. Showers are continuing in contents of his canvas bag. It contained a two-day-old sausage sandwich, a paperback edition of Henry Miller's "Tropic of Cancer," a sweatshirt, a windproof lighter missing a flint, a street map of Lyon, a 1 across'tne"state"from"the west northeast Arkansas this morning but will be moving out of the area as cooler air moves in on northerly winds. A rather weak '-pressure center will move penknife, a crumpled letter From an uncomprehending father and a baseball autographed by Ted Williams. From the cafe, he and a Swede carrying a harmonica and a member of Congress would be killed at an appointed time and date. That would strike fear into the other legislators. DePugh said he scoffed at the plan "because conservatives are so mouthy they would be caught before the plan could get under way." The Star said that training received by the Minutemen was for use by the organization in the event a communist revolution strikes the United States. The Minutemen and others would take up arms against the communists. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION and JAMES TERRY, TRUSTEE. PLAINTIFFS, vs. No. 16668 CHESTER C. HUFFMAN and BETTY HUFFMAN, JAMES C. HEFLIN and FAYE HEFLIN, DEFENDANTS NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Donna DiCicco, Commissioner in Chancery, will pursuant to the Order of the Chancery Court of the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, rendered on the 29tb day of March, 1966, in a cause therein pending wherein Federal National Mortgage Association is plaintiff and Chester C. and Betty Huffman and James C. and Faye Heflin are defendants, on the 20th day of April, 1966, offer for sale at public auction, at the South door of the Courthouse in the City of Blytheville, County of Mississippi, and State of Arkansas, to the highest bidder, the following lands and property in the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, to-wit: Lot Two (2), Block "A", John B. Walker 2nd Subdivision to City of Blytheville, Arkansas. Said sale will be held between the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and three o'clock in the afternoon of the date aforesaid, upon a credit of three months. The purchaser at said sale will be required to give bond with approved security, to secure the payment of the purchase price and a lien will be retained on said lands further to secure such purchase money. WITNESS my hand and seal this 29th day of March, 1966. (SEAL) Donna DiCicco Commission in Chancery Ralph E. Wilson, Attorney 4-1, 8 JO ANN BROWN, IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Plaintiff No. 16722 ROBERT BROWN, Defendant WARNING ORDER The defendant, Robert Brown, is hereby warned to appear in this Court within thirty (30) low-pre; 'across today and shower activity will j days and answer the Complaint of the plaintiff, Jo Ann Brown, and upon his failure so to do, said Complaint will be taken as confessed. Witness my hand as Clerk of 'he Chancery Court of Mississippi County, Arkansas, and the seal of said Court this 24 day or March, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Donna DiCicco, D.C. 9:30 A.M. issued (SEAL) 3-25 4-1-8-15 Negro Deaths Mary Frances Vaughn Services for Mrs. Mary Frances Vaughn, 41, who died in Tulsa Wednesday, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Evandale. Officiating will be Rev. L. W. Wright, with burial in Evadale Cemetery. Mrs/Vaughn leaves her husband, John Henry Vaughn of Tulsa; A son, John Wesley Conley of St. Louis; Her father, John Bowen of Blytheville; A brother, John Nathan Owen of Bissett. Grumpier Funeral Home it in charge. end as this low moves off to the east. . Rainfall amounts were generally less than ] /4. inch. But Springdals picked up % inch during the night. Yesterday's highs were in the low 70s in the north and the low 80s in the south and central. Overnight lows were in the 40s in the north and the 50s in the south. Continued dry and rather cool weather is the outlook into next week. Soil temperatures will average in the 60s at the two-inch depth but cooling indicated for next week may push them down into the 50s in the north Delta. Soil moisture deficits are expected to continue well into next week. The five-day forecast, 6 a.m. Saturday ending 8 a.m. next Thursday, calls for temperatures to average three to six degrees below normal with slight cooling trend early next week. Normal highs 66 to 74. Normal lows 44 to 52. Precipitation will total less than V« inch with chance of showers middle of next week. YMMrday'l blgll—7» Ovtrnlglu low—« Precipitation prevlciu M Iwun (to T n.m. today)—.IT l"rMlj>tmion J«a. lt» MM—11.90 EunMt todaf—«:17 •unr!nft tomorrow—5 :M Thli OaM A Year At* TMMrdajr'i hi|h-tt Overnight low—03 PwcipluUon JM. 1 to 4tU—17.U euss MAIL ntlVILEGES AUTHORIZED it BLTTHEVILLB. ARK. BlythefHla Courier Nem ZIP - 72111 •am W. Halnei, Publisher fell at Walnut SU. BlnhevnU AA. 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