The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 2, 1966 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 2, 1966
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Pag , F.lrivt - BlythevlUe (Ark.) Courier Wewi- Monday, May t. MM Parachutist Is In Critical Condition AVORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Nick Pianlanida was in critical condition today after .- sudden equi;-lent failure forced him to make a dangerous 57,000- foot descent from his high-altt overnight and early today was flown to Minneapolis for treatment in an oxygen pressure chamber. He lost consciousness because of a change in atmospheric tnni nesceni nuui uio mgu "in "* « -*•—o- • , , ude balloon. The failure ruined pressure. He wore a pressurized his third attempt to break the flight suit and helmet, but the - - - •• - pressure was 1 -A when a pneumatic seal around the helmet world record for free-fall para chuting. Piantanida, his oxygen cu t I face plate apparently failed. off, managed to gasp out, "Emergency!" into the radio transmitter aboard the gondola of the balloon. He then was parachuted to earth Sunday and taken unconscious from the open gondola. 'Piantanida, 33, of Brick Town, N.J., was hospitalized here SERVICES BY COBB • FUNERAL HOME ; COURTEOUS SERVICE »»»»»»»•«••»»•«««'««*• Ed Yost, program director for Raven Industries, which built the balloon, said today that examination of the suit showed no breaks and there were no cracks in the helmet. What caused the seal around the face plat to give way has not been determined, Yost said. ' Medical technicians in Sioux Falls, S.D., meanwhile studied blood samples in an attempt to determine how the oxygen loss has affected Piantanida's brain and other organs. The balloon was launched Sunday morning at Sioux Falls, 65 miles west of this southwestern Minnesota city. It was May Day, and the daredevil from ^ew Jersey wanted to top the free-fall record of 85,523 fet now held by a Russian, Eugene Andreev. Piantanida had another goal. He wanted to learn whether a man could fall from the stratosphere at supersonic speed without a stabilizing device and without impairing health. An ascent to 125,000 feet was planned. The launch was uneventful. Piantanida's attractive wife, Janice, watched as the balloon climbed 1,000 feet a minute. She heard her husband say, by radio, that everything was fine. The balloon soared to 57,000 feet before there was any indication of trouble. NOTICE! Acme Termite Co. has purchased the Walls Certified Termite Service. All persons having contracts with the Walls Company are urged to contact us immediately and we will service your property. Insured J. H. TYRONE PO 3-3280 Bonded Daily Record Wuthtr U. S. Weather Bureti Agricultural Service Keller. Ark> Heavy rains continued In Arkansas during the weekend. Flooding streams are .the distasteful aftermath. This morning a bright sun was shining in southwest and central Arkansas for the first time in many days but clouds still linger in much of the rest of the state. The rains are over except for some slight additional amounts in the extreme southeast. Decreasing cloudiness later Markets Open flifh Low LMl Chicago Wheat May 162* 162% 161% 162% July 138tt 158% 158ft 158% Sept. 160H 161V4 160% 161V. .Chicago Soybeans May 306% 307 305% 306% July 311 311% 309'A 310% July 311 311'/» 309V4 310W Aug. 308 308% 306% 308 N«w York Stocks Texas GS 108% RCA , 58% AT&T 57 Wonted to Be a Jet CAIRO (AP)—A stray camel created near havoc when it strolled on to the main runway of Cairo's International Airport Sunday while an Air India jetliner was taking off. ' The pilot of the big Boeing 707 pulled the plane off the runway only a few yards from the camel, which was running aimlessly along ahead of the plane. Three other jetliners awaiting landing clearance had to circle the airport while guards chased 'the camel for an hour before they captured it. FIELD SEEDS, CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS Certified Hffl SOYBEAN Germ. SEED 72-74 % $3.90 Bu. 3.80 3.75 3.90 3.90 3.90 80 or Better » » Ogden ' 89 "" • " te« " 80 "" COTTON SEED Certified Res Smooth Leaf Germ. 807. or better ?g.2S CWT » Stonville 213 " «« " " »-2» " Stonville 7A " 75% "" Golden Acres Hy-Bee 200 " 80ft " " 14.50 FOR LAWNS — ORCHARDS & GARDENS Vertagreen lawn & Garden Fertilizer - Vertagieen Lawn & Tree Fertilizer Ortho Rose Dust - Rose Food & Phaltan For Roses Weedei Bar - Dowpon Grass Killer Bar - Dowpon Grass Killer - Dacthal Toxaphene Dust - Fire Ant Killer - Malathion - Isotox - D.D.T. - Home Orchard Spray Bug Get* Pellets - Chlordane - Ortho Sevin Dost - Olptres Fly Bait - Orthocide 50 wettable Captan • Ken Spiayall - Hudson Spiayer - Nutro Koto Power Duster - iJiwn Broadcast Spreader - Bermuda Grass Seed both Hulled & CnhuHed - Blue Grass Seed Di-Syston Granular & Liquid For Early Insect Control! on Herban & Planarin 75 Herbicide For Weed & Grass Control! to Cotton Ortho Soil Treater X Planter Box Treatment For Cotton Ortho Soybean Protectant Planter Box Treatment For Soybeans Vernam Preamerge For Weed & Grass control to Soybeans Bit N AMMONIUM NITRATE 33.5 Nitrogen Big N NITROGEN SOLUTION 33% NITROGEN DaRLINGS MIXED FERTILIZERS 0-35-25 S-20-20 . 12-12-12 POTASH GRANULAR 60% Blytheville Seed 1800 W. Main Phone PO 3-6856 Killed en Tractor PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) A farm tractor accident about 18 miles north of here Saturday claimed to life of Rolla Mack Orick, 20, of Delaplaine. Greene County Sheriff Woodrow Davidson said Orick was thrown beneath the left rear wheel of the tractor when he was thrown from a draw bar on the rear of the tractor. Davidson said the tractor was driven by Eugene Smith, 21, of Beach Grove. 'or abundant sunshine over the state Tuesday with improved drying conditions. Weekend rainfall totals over the state were varied ranging up to 8.34 at Camden. Yesterday's highs were in the mid 50s to mid 60s and overnight lows ranged from 39 at Harrison to 50 at Texarkana. The five-day forecast looks optimistic for the long awaited return to warmer and dryer weather. Above-normal temperatures are expected and rainfall amounts are indicated to be light. Soil temperatures took their expected plunge over the weekend and registered as low as 54 dgrees this morning at Reiser. Even lower minimum readings may be reached tomorrow morning after a chilly night but a warming trend will set in tomorrow and rising levels will continue through the week. The five-day forecast, * a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. next Sunday, calls for temperatures to average three to six degrees above normal. Cool Tuesday then warming trend from midweek to end of the week. Normal highs 72 to 79. Normal low 50 to 58. Little precipitation of consequence but chance of showers western Arkansas about the end of the week totaling less than H inch. Saturday's hlgfc— to Sunday's low—53 Yesterday's high—79 Overnight low—48 Weekend precipitation—.53 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—18.49 Sunset today—6:45 Sunrise tomorrow—5 :OS TMs Date A Year Ago Yesterday's n!gn—86 Overnight low— 56 Precipitation Jan. 1 to dat«—18.57 Xerox 253ft GM 90% Pan Amer 73 Ford 50'/ 8 Westing'hse 61 U. S. Steel 47 Curtis Pub 1214 Comsat 55V4 Motors 9% OBITUARY • Jackson Service Set W. A. Jackson, retired farmer of Dell, died Saturday in Doctors' Hospital. He was 91. Born in Decatur, Ala., Mr Jackson had been a resident of Blytbeville for about 56 years He was a member of Dell Methodist Church. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Dewey Wilson of Dell; Six grandchildren, including Denny Wilson of Blytheville; And 12 great grandchildren. Services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Jesse Brun er and Rev. Eugene Hall in charge. Burial will be in Elm wood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Truman Garrett, Dallas Brownlee, Cal vin Gallagher, Ed Hardin, H. R Crawford, Jr., and Charles Armstrong. Sears 57Vi Parke Davis 34V 8 Gen. Elect 114% Beth Steel In the Great Blizzard of 1888, one storm began with a great arched line of cold winds and snow moving from the north. It j met a storm carrying warm rain and winds north from Georgia along the Atlantic coast. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas Bennie Jean Roberts Plaintiff vs. No. 16741 Arlis Fay Roberts Defendant, The defendant, Arlis Fay Roberts is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Bennie Jean Roberts. Dated this 15th day o£ April, 1966 at 11:00 o'clock A.M. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Betty Coats, D.C. Bruce Ivy, Attorney Mitchell Moore, Atty Ad Litem 4-18, 25 5-2, 9 As of this date, Blytheville has not had a traffic fatality within its city limits for days. The individual drive is responsible for this record and when it is broken will bear that responsibility, too. Reynolds Tob 39% Standard NJ 76Vfe Holiday Inn 41V 4 Ark-La 44% Ark-Mo 17% Divco-Wayne 37% Traffic Accidents Cars driven by Mrs. Bertha Webster of 2114 W. Rose and Robert L. Swank of Blytheville Air Force Base were involved in an accident Saturday at W. Main and So. 5th. Swank was charged with failure to yield right of way. Cars driven by Fred Vance Archambo of 112 E. Hardin and Kathy N. Beard of 114 N. Hollywood were involved in an accident Saturday at W. Chickasawba and N. 10th. No charges were placed . lOiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiininnnnnniiniiiiiniiBiiiiiuiii What's For Lunch? BLYTHEVILLE Tuesday All-Meat Bologna & Cheese Sandwiches on Buns Blue Lake Beans Buttered Corn Orange Jello with Pineapple & Grapefruit Milk GOSNELL Tuesday Hamburgers Relish Great Northerh Beans Jello Bread Butter Milk iBiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniH Luther Gage Dies at Age 85 Luther Gage, a retired farmer and former resident of Card well, Mo., diedSaturdayin Washington, Mo. He was 85. Graveside services were helc at 2 p.m. today at Charter Oak Cemetery at Ravenden Springs. Ark. Mr. Gage leaves five sons ; Leroy and Curtis Gage of E, St Louis, 111., Everett Gage of New Bedford, Mass., Otis Gage of Marthasville, Mo., and Jasper Gage of Baroda, Mich., A daughter, Mrs. Livvy Fos ter of Baroda, Mich., And 16 grandchildren. Howard Funeral Service was in charge. Th« Eiypttini, wh« deviiedluirew monumental birthday me o! the first calendars, I parties. PEACOCK Dunlap Infant Services Held Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. this morning at Dogwood Cemetery for Jenny Ann )unlap, infant daughter of Sgt. and Mrs. Danny Dunlap of Blytheville Air Force Base. The girl died Saturday at the base lospital. Chaplain Roger Pearson officiated. Cobb Funeral Home was n charge of arrangements. The child leaves, besides her jarents, a brother, Kevin Dunap of the home. Rug Cleaners Trucks J Are Coming to Blytheville \ Peacock Rug Cleaners will be in town during the week of May 16 to pick up your removable rugs lor expert cleaning! Your rugs will be returned in two weeks ... looking like new again! This pick-up and delivery «ervict is absolutely freel Also, skilled cleaners ... will give you a free es«- mate on cleaning your wall-to-wall carpeting and upholstered furniture ... in your home. If you would like our men to call on you, pleate fill in the Coupon, below! Clip and mail, todayl Peacock Features: Repairing Dyeing Moth Proofing Safe Storage New Padding Carpet Laying Reweaving Complete Stock—New Carpet and Rugs Information Upon Request "South'* Largest and Most Modern Rug Cleaning Firm" (•••••••••••••*•••••••*•••••••••*•••••**•**** PEACOCK RUG CLEANERS "Be Proud of Your Rugs" 836 Vanee Avenue Memphis, Tennessee Please Have Your Men Call At My Home. I Am Interested In: ( ) Free estimate on removable rugs to be cleaned picked up and delivered back to me. ( ) Free estimate on wall-to-wall carpeting to be cleaned in my home. ( ) Free estimate on upholstered furniture to b« cleaned in my home. ( ) New Carpet—Rugs. £••«••••»••••••»•••••••••»••••••••••••••••••*• BLYTHEVILLE BEARD ENTRY BLANK Yes, I want to enter the Blytheville Beard Growing Contest on May 12 and 13. Sign me up. Name Type beard: Full Van Dyke Moustache Fill in and mail to S. D. Bray 821 E. Walna Blythevflle, Ark. FOR ONLY PENNCS Ptt DAY* CM. ARK-MO POWER OX wcvor • t,» jwr net** oa wMtar *** fMMtot «mw* MM totontto The Spaniards, mostly engaged in the tourist and hotel industry, number 8,000. Many of them own fashionable cafes and nightclubs. Address ,.„.,.«.*...,:.••*.,.i.i-i..—i-i-»-•••««• •••••« City ,..«.»«™.....r.«™••«••• State .,.,.««».»«. MAIL COUPON TODAY i»»tt»»>»»»»»»»»»»»«*»«*********************' DON'T BE LEFT OUT .... BE READY FOR JOB OPPORTUNITY THIS FALL! ENROLL NOW!!!! New Night Classes Begin June 7th Summer Day Sessions Begin July 1st AH Class Rooms Air Conditioned BLYTHEVILIE BUSINESS COLLEGE "Approved By State Department of Education" Call PO 3-7496 or Write P.O. Box 503 NOUNCI A NEW Blue Cross-Blue Shield Subscriber Service Office for Blytheville To better serve both present and future members of Aransas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a new subscrbier service office has been established in Blythevffle at 532 N. Sixth St. Phone PO 3-4597 Mr. Cecil Lowe, well known in the Blytheville area, will head the Subscriber Service Office for Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Blytheville. Mr. Lowe will answer your questions by telephone or he will meet with you personally in the office to show you how Blue Cross-Blue Shield gives you the best help Available for paying hospital and doctor bllli. ARKANSAS BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD SB M*. <th H • * lly*«viH.

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