The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1966 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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Blythwffl. (Art) Ooorfg Kurt - , April M, MM - Up «*•• HOTEL TAKES TO THE ROAD—West Germany has come up with a new. twist for tourism-a hotel on wheels. The rolling hotel, or "Hotel," is an air-conditioned1 bus with 24 beds on the upper deck, showers, a kitchen and television. First tour, scheduled for May, is from New York to Rio de Janeiro. Specialization Hits Summer Camps n ''*!.. v .vtM m w» ,v,.rih, ««HIA. to I1.0M sian for adults on how to keep • 1*87. . ball, basketball, wrtitllM^ BySAIXYRYAN AP Business News Writer AP Business News Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The age of specialization ha* reached summer camps. Once upon a summertime, children were packed off to camp for two weeks to live in tents, go swimming, learn nature lore and maybe cook corn on the cob in a pit. Now they are off for two months, living in lush cabins with fireplaces and bathrooms, water skiing and scuba diving, and learning acting, auto mechanics or chamber music: "There is an increasing trend ward specialization," said etty Lowenstein, executive irector, New York section, American Camping Association, nc. She estimates 5 J <4 million oungsters, aged 6 to 16, will go o the nation's 10,000 camps this ummer. That is' V-h. million more youngsters' and 500 more amps than in 1950 — and big usiness for camp operators. Costs shoot up from nothing or the underprivileged, ex- enses of which may be picked up by charity groups, to »1,000 for the affluent private camps. There are special camps for the mentally retarded, the emotionally disturbed and those with asthma. There even are camps for parents. The Audubon National Science Field Workshop, Greenwich, Conn., has a one-week $70 ses- BRONX NEWCOMER—New York City's Bronx Zoo, the new home of a rock hyrax named Patti HI, is a long way from its old one. The hyrax, the first the zoo has had in 15 years, comes from Central Africa and is a curious mixture of features, with front teeth of a rodent and back teeth resembling those of a rhinoceros. Patti is the •gift o£ author Joy Adamson, above, with zoo director William G. Conway, and is named after a gin-drinking hyrax featured in Miss Adamson's best-selling story of. an African, lioness, "Born Free." FESTIVE FINERY—It's a far cry from the fashions of her native Copenhagen for Queen Anne Marie of Greece, who donned the local finery while in the Greek province of Epirus for a state ceremony. The Danish-born queen attended religious services celebrating the anniversary of the city of lonnina's liberation: from Turkish rule. Party Primaries Test sion for adults on how to child in touch with the earth and his environment. In recent yean, there has been an upsurge in sports cam pi. A Cape Cod camp, advertising basketball and tennis under Sam Jones, the Boston Celtics star, already is filled up this year and accepting inquiries for 1967. Len Casanova, University of Oregon football coach, for the sixth year it running a sports camp for boy« 8-14, on the Eugene, Or*., campus. * * * The boys live in dormitories and have access to all of the university athletic facilities fOr track, swimming, football, base- ball, basketball, wrtitltog and gymnastics, under the Instruction of university coaches. Even in this age, there «ttll to a bit Of the wilds left In some of the camps. Adirondack Woodcraft Camps, Old Forge, N.H., hat Canadian canoe trips, pack horse trips and survival camping -. $725 for eight week's. ':. More Negroes on Juries By DON MCKEE ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) - A trend apparently has begun to place more Negroes on juries in the South under the pressure of appellate court rulings and a move for congressional action deaing with jury selection. There are, in fact, systematic efforts in some areas to include Negroes on juries, particularly those trying racial cases. Nowhere has the change been more dramatically evidenced than in the little town of Elville, Ga. — population 900-1,000 — which recently had its first jury case in five years and its first murder trial in 20 years and the first Negro jurors in anyone's memory. Two Negro brothers, 15 and 19, were, charged with the murder of a white policeman last November. After lawyers went through the jury panel, a jury of 11 Negroes and one white man had been picked. The trial of the younger brother resulted' in a six-year sentence for voluntary manslaughter, and the older brother got the same sentence when he pleaded guilty. ' How did a predominantly Negro jury turn up in Sehley Coun- Ity? Sheriff W. M. Ellis said: "You just have to abide by the law." He said the jury list was taken fro mthe tax rolls and that was it. But the list was revised two weeks before the trial. •'-'*'* * the trend is noticeable |n Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi and Virginia, an Associated Press survey shows. The Department of Justice has moved into the courts eludes a few Negroes, Among the factors enumerated by veteran Southern lawyer* viewing the changes: • •; Constant attacks on exclusion of Negroes. .. Related. racial changes" flowing partly from new laws arid activities of civil righto groups; the changed attitude of the federal, and in many instances state, government; the Impact upon and involvement of busi- UUC UOS »i»V W-« *»»!•»* *t«W -WTT-™ — —f--.- —--— - to force the inclusion of Negroes ness and industrial growth, on juries in some Alabama I Increasing political power of counties. Other states report no significant change in the pattern of jury composition—which in- Negroes. Lessening opposition to liberal views. ,By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) - Party primaries in 12 states will offer some tests at. the polls next month of President Johnson's Viet Nam policies. They will provide hints also on the extent of the political upheaval that has raised Republican hopes in the south. They seem likely to demonstrate more party division among Democrats than among Republicans. Oregon's May 24 primary is shaping up as a test of Pacific Northwest sentiment on Johnson's conduct of the' Southeast Asian war. GOP Gov. Mark Q. Hatfield, who is critical of the President's policies, seems certain to become his party's nominee for the Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Maurine B. Neuberger.. In the Democratic primary, Rep. Robert B. Duncan has jumped into the senatorial nomination race with an announcement of all-out support for Johnson's course. Howard Morgan, a member of the Federal Power Commission in the Kennedy administration, is in the contest with the claim support of Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore., outspoken dissenter to the Johnson war policies. Primary voting takes place May 3 in Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma and New Mexico. * * * In Alabama, which has seen some switching by local officials from the Democratic to RepuD- Hcan parties, Mrs. George C. Wallace is trying for the Democratic nomination for governor, for which her husband is barred from running again. Republicans think that .the Democrats may come out of this contest so disorganized that GOP* R«p. ATOM D. Martin could win (lie governorship in the fall elections. They are hoping any such result might increase their 5-3 margin over Democrats in House seats. Democratic Sen. John J. Sparkman has no primary election opposition but may face a tough Republican challenge in November. » i * Gov. John B. Connally, a supporter" o£. the President's Viet Nam course who is at odds with his old friend Johnson on some domestic issues, is counted as certain of winning•renomination in the May 7 Texas primary. In Nebraska, on May 10, Gov. Frank B. Morrison is likely to become the Democratic nominee to oppose GOP Sen. Carl T. Curtis in what would be billed as a liberal vs. conservative general election contest. Curtis, a conservative, has supported Johnson's war polities. Morrison has voiced no dissent. West Virginia's May 10 primary will be followed by those in Pennsylvanra May 17, Kentucky May 24 and North Carolina May 28. The Pennsylvania voting will coincide with the filing deadline in New York State, where the Democrats are far from achieving any unity on a candidate to oppose GOP Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller. Spring Piano Classes Now Open Mrs. James Bassham 805 Robindale Call PO 3-0795 SEE What You Buy Nothing you buy will ever be as permanent as a family monument Its purchase warrants thought and guidance. See what you buy. Visit the monument dealer who has a complete" display, arid who can design a personalized monument to harmonize .with its surroundings. We have the experience. We have the cpm- plete display. We specialize in. fully guaranteed Select Barre Granite Monuments.; BARRE GUILD Monuments Jno.C.McHaney& Sons, Inc. OPEN SUNDAY AFTERNOON So. 61 Highway — Blythevllle, Ark. — Ph. PO 2-2601 Highway robbery at all Lion stations! Come down to your Lion station and take advantage of us. It's practically robbery to get china like this for 99?! a place setting. This is the fine china that's so tight and delicate you can see the light through it. So pretty you may want to save it for company, . but tough enough to use everyday. It's at your Lion station, where the Lion Blend Pump delivers five kinds of gasoline. One is exactly right for your car and may save you as much as three cents a gallon. Drive up to the Lion Blend Pump today. Get the gas that's right for your car... and ,hold us up for some china while you're there. Q 0 \\ ar ' wlse •' -Stesoline

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