The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1966 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 3, 1966
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Blytheville (Ark.) Courier Newt - Tuerity, Miy ». MM- In the Bootheel Several Compete For County Posts By MAX STURM CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. A number of contests have developed for Pemiscot County offices on the Democratic ticket In the August primary election. B. F. Rogers, Caruthersville, incumbent collector, is opposed by L. R. Bain and C. B. Huber, both of Hayti. Rogers also is mayor of Caruthersville and Bain is mayor of Hayti. Huber Is an oil dealer. A. P. Kersey, incumbent presiding judge of the County Court, is opposed by 0. E. Monan, both of Caruthersville. For probate judge Elmer Peal, incumbent, is opposed by Sidney Chaffin, both of Caruthersville; for Circuit Court clerk Robert M. Rushing, Cooler, incumbent, is opposed by George Cook, Caruthersville: for recorder James T. Ahem, CaruthersviUt, Incumbent, li opposed by Charles Wilson of the Concord community, and for treasurer Felix Kyle, incumbent, ii opposed by Rogers Van Ausdall, both ol Caruthersville. Unopposed for re-election are county associate judee M. L. Viar, Steele, and Earl Gill, Hayti; Magistrate R. W. Hawkins, Prosecuting Attorney Sharon J. Pate and County Court Clerk Harold S. Jones, all of Caruth- ersille. Through reapportionment the lower Missouri Bootheel will gain a seat in the House of Rep- resentaties since three such districts have been established covering Pemiscot and Dunklin counties. Running for the office in the new district encompassing parts of the western side of Pemiscot and fiie eastern aide of Dunklin counties are Vic Downing, Bragg City; Leonard Kindred, Deering; Paul Still, Steele, and Charles Cable, Senath. For re-election to the remaining PemiscOt County district, Charles W. Foley of Hayti is unopposed—being the only unopposed Representative •• candidate in eastern Missouri south of St. Louis. NEW YORK (AP) - A newspaper campaign to prevent the confirmation of Boston Munci- pal Judge Francis X. Morrissey to the federal bench has won a Pulitzer Prize for the Boston Jlobe. The newspaper was honored with a gold medal for public service in journalism for the campaign last summer. Morrissey, who was sponsored by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D Mass., eventually withdrew. Peter Arnett of The Associated Press won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting from South Viet Nam. It was Daily Record Weather V. S. Weather Burean Agricultural Service Kelser. Ark. Arkansas residents awakened to a bright sun for the first time in weeks. From Blytheville to Texarkana and Fayetle- ville to Portland clear skies ' were a pleasant change. April produced some record- breaking rains especially in gouthwest Arkansas. Precipitation ranged from 4.32 at Portland to 15.25 inches at Texarkana and 18.50 inches at Hope. High pressure dominate! the area today and a warm dry regime is expected to continue through Thursday. Yesterday's highs ranged from 66 at Blytheville to 75 : at Hot Springs. Overnight lows dropped to the upper 30s at Fayetteville, Calico Rock and Gilbert and to the 40s elsewhere. Soil temperature averaged 64 at Keiser and 65 at Marked Tree at the awo-inch depth yesterday, while Stuttgart and Warren averaged in the low 70s. Soil temperatures will start • a rather rapid recovery today and should average in the 70s over the entire Delta by Thurs. day. Excellent drying conditions will prevail for several days and by the end of the week better drained Delta fields may be ready for planting. . T«terday's high— 88 Overnight low— 48 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to t «.nu todayl— none Precipitation Jan. I to flaw— 18.49 Sunset today— fi:4« Bunrlse tomorrow— 5 :07 TWs Date A Veil AIO . yesterday's high— 85 Overnight low— 57 precipitation J»n. 1 to dat»— IS.S7 World Deaths NEW YORK (AP) - Misi C. Bernice Fisher, first national secretary of the Congress of Racial Equality and one of the civil rights organization's founders, died Monday after a brief illness. She was 49. WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) Mrs. Margaretta D. Stewart, 81, president of two publishing companies which publish three daily newspapers and one weekly in southwestern Pennsylvania, died Monday. SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (P) - Bert D. Lane, general manager and assistant publisher of the Santa Barbara News- Press, died Monday apparently of a heart attack. He was 71. Markets Open High Low Last Chicago Wheat May 162% 16314 162V< 162 s /4 July 158'/» 158'A 158V4 158% Sept. 161 161 160% 1607s Chicago Soybeans May 304'^ 304% 302H 302% July 308'A 309V* 306'/« 307& Aug. 306% 306% 304V 4 304'/s UNDER ITS OWN STEAM GURDASPUR, India (AP) steam engine and three rail road cars took an unschedulcc 20-mile trip. The engineer and ireman left the cab at the Di- nanagar station and in a few minutes the train began rolling, t stopped near Gurdaspur, its steam exhausted. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. ISAAC BYRD PLAINTIFF ROBERT AND LAURA LOVE AND Lot 28 in Larry's 4th Addition to the City of Blytheville, New York Stocks 102 Texas G.S. Chrysler 46 RCA 56% AT&T 56 5 ,s Dow 73 Xerox 248Vs What's For Lunch? BLYTHKVILLE Wednesday Meat Loaf - Brown Gravy Buttered Rice Slaw Chilled Peach Halves Milk GOSNELL Wednesday Spaghetti Crackers Cole Slaw Banana Pudding Bread Butter ..Milk As of this date, Blytheville has not had a traffic fatality within its city limits for •845 days. The individual drive is responsible for this record and when it is broken will bear that responsibility, too. GM Pan Amer Ford 89V4 70 4914 Westing'hse 61V< U.S. Steel 45% Curtis Pub 12Vs Comsat 55 Amer Motors 9 Sears 56% Parke Davis Gen Elect 112% Beth Steel 34V4 Reynolds Tob 39Vfe Standard NJ 76% Holiday Inn 41% Ark-La 44% Ark-Mo 18 Divco-Wayne 36 : BACKED INTO TROUBLE CARLSBAD, N. M. (AP) Thomas Perschbacher, 68, tol( police his accelerator jammec as he was backing out of a driveway. Police reported the car then did the following: Knocked down a street sign, knocked out a house porch support, tore off the corner of the house, went through a clothes line, smashed thrugh a fence pushed over a carport support on another house and wen through a ending up in the kitchen. Perschbacher was uninjured and no charges were filed. VS. No. 16733 Arkansas DEFENDANTS NOTICE Notice is hereby given that saac Byrd has filed in the of- ice of the Clerk of the Chancery Court for the Chickasaw- District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, his petition No. 16733 to confirm and quiet title o Lot 28 in Larry's 4th Addi- ion to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas in the plaintiff in this ause. All persons claiming said lands or any interest therein are here, by notified and warned to appear before the said Chancery IJourt of said State, District and County on the 27th day of May, 1966, at 9:30 in the morning, to show cause, if any they have their rights or interest, if any, why said lands should not be confirmed and quieted accord ng to the decree of this Courl n this cause. On failure of any party or person, plaintiff or defendant, or alleged heirs or next of kin to appear in said Court to answer slaintiffs petition and set up Iheir claims will be fotever aarred. Witness my hand and seal of my office on this 8th day of April, 1966. GERALDINE L1STON, Clerk By Geraldine Liston Ed B. Cook Atty. for petitioner 4-19, 26, 5-3, 10, 17, 24 Pulitzer Prizes Are Awarded OBITUARY Moseley Service Held Services for A. .G. Moseiey, Jr., who died last week in Memphis, were held Sunday at the German Funeral Home of Steele, Mo., with burial in MC Zion Cemetery. Mr. Moseley was w. A veteran of World War H, Mr. Moseley was wounded at St. Lo. He leaves nine sisters, M r s. i Lilian Dicus and Mrs. Maggie' Carney of Blytheville, Mrs. VV cie Leatherman of Pittsville, Ind., Ruth Moseley of St. Louis, Mrs. Bertha Wicki of Chicago, Mrs. Georgie Lathrop of Florida, Mrs. Neely Lampkin of Al- berquerque, N. M., Mrs* Lorene Secoy .of Greenville, Miss., and Mrs. Many Lee Mohr of Picayune, Miss.; Two brothers, Dr. Patterson Moseley of Huston, la. s'nd Clark Moseley of St. touia. Mrs. Pollard Rites Held Funeral services were held Monday in Cooler for Mrs. Emma Pollard, with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery of Steele. Mrs. Pollard, who was 89, died last Friday at Blytheville. She was a member of the Christian Church. Mrs. Pollard was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Keener and the widow of Charlie Pollard. She leaves three sons, Henry Pollard of Yarbro, Clarence Pollard of Cooler, Mo., and Shon Pollard of Steele; . Two daughters, Mrs. Nettie Allen and Mrs. Lorena Azbill of Cooler; Seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Pallbearers were J. W. Neil, Buck Laster, Marvin Childers, Tom Burns, J. L. Button and 0. D. Bond. *MBi file third successive year the arize has gone to the news sen- ice for its coverage of the Asian conflict. Haynes Johnson of the Washington Evening Star won the award for national reporting with a civil rights story from Alabama. His father, Malcolm, of the old New York Sun won a Pulitzer in 1949 for reporting. The awards were among 14 announced Monday on the 90th anniversary of the prizes made by the trustees of Columbia University. In the field of letters, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., received his second Pulitzer, a biography award for "A Thousand Days: "John F. Kennedy in the White House." He won the history prize M yean ago. This year's history prize weni to the late Perry Miller for the book, "The Life of the Mind in America: From the Revolution to the Civil War." A 75-year-old authoress, Ratherine Anne Porter, received the award in fiction for "The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter." For the third time in four years, no award was made in American drama. * * * Other awards in journalism: SERVICES BY COBB FUNERAL HOME COURTEOUS SERVICE Local reporting general — The Los Angeles Times tor its coverage of the explosive Watts riots last August. The newspaper drew praise for detailed reporting during the height of the riots and a seven-part follow-up series. Local reporting special John A. Frasca of the Tampa ,Fla.) Tribune for investigative series of two robberies that led ,o the freeing of an innocent man. The guilty man surrendered to police on the basis' of Frasca's stories. Editorial Writing - Robert Lasch of the St. Loiiis Post-Dispatch, for distinguished editorial writing. One editorial concerned U.S. policy in Viet Nam, 'The Containment of Ideas." Cartoons — Don Wright of the Miami News, for a cartoon showing two battered survivors of a nuclear war. The caption read, "You Mean You Were Bluffing?" News photography — Kyoichi Sawada of United Press International, for his pictures of the war in Viet Nam. One photograph, "Flee to Safety," showed a Vietnamese family wading across a river to escape an attack. Sawada is a native of Japan who has been with UPI for six years. Other Pulitzers in the arts: Poetry — Richard Eberhart, professor of English and poet in residence at Dartmouth College, for a book of 112 poems, "Selected Poems - 1930-1965." General Nonficiion — Edwin Way Teale, the naturalist, for "Wandering Through Winter," the final volume of a 15-year project that Chronicles the natural history of the four seasons. Music — Leslie Bassett, pro- I ty of Michigan, for "Variations I report, "Selma Revii — for Orchestra," which had its which he returned to premier* in this country in Philadelphia last Oct. 22. * * * Editor Thomas Winship of the Boston Globe said the paper's campaign against Morrissey's confirmation was "a campaign over an issue, not as a personal matter.' At no time during the campaign ," he added, "did either Sen. Kennedy or Morrissey try to put any pressure on us to stop the stories." Selma to report the effects of the Negre civil rights victory there. .; He and his father, who won the Pulitzer for crime reporting, became the second father-son team to win Pulitzers. The first, also from the Star, were the late Clifford M. Berryman in 1944, and his son, James, in 1950, both for cartooning. Schlesinger, 48, whose earlier Pulitzer was for "The Age" of Jackson," based his "A Thbu- The dramatic climax to the sand Days" on bis three years campaign came last Nov. 5 when the White House announced that Morrissey had requested that his name be withdrawn for consideration as a federal district judge. Kennedy had fought on the Senate floor for Morrissey's confirmation. The award to Arnett cited the many stories he wrote while under fire. A 31-year-old New Zea'ander, he has been covering th war in Viet Nam for the Associated Press for yk years. Some of his dispatches cited included the use of riot-control gas by Vietnamese troops and phony battle scenes staged for filming by the United States Information Agency. Previous Pulitzer prizes to AP men for Viet Nam war coverage went to newsman Malcolm W. Browne in 1964 and photographer Horst Faas last year. Johnson, 34, who has been with the' Washington Evening Star since 1957, won the national fessor of music at the Universi- reporting prize for his special as a special assistant to President Kennedy. 'The fiction winner, Miss Porter, gained, a .wide reputation with her most recent novel, : "\ Ship of Fools." Her collected short stories spanning her career, many of which were set in her native Texas.; Established under the wilt of Joseph Pulitzer, founder of .the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the prizes'have'been awarded since 1917. The journalism awards carry a $1,000 prize, except for .the public service citation, which is symbolized by a gold medal. Prizes for letters and music are $500 each, ? Trustees of Columbia University make .the final decisions, acting on recommendations from an advisory board composed of 12 editors and twe Columbia representatives. .; Juries appointed by the -university make« to the board. A GOOD MAN TO KNOW P oLowe BLUE CROSS- BLUE SHIELD SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE FOR BLYTHEVILLE TO BETTER SERVE tne people of Blytheville, Bine Cross-Blue Shield hn opened a subscriber service at 532 North 6th Street. MR. CECIL LOWi is the Blue Cross-Blue Shield Service Reprwntattve ft* Blytheville. He will be in the office to answer any questions you may have about • your membership . . .. or about becoming a member of the nation's largest, best known and most widely approved health care plan, help you. Mr. Lowe to here t* CALL MR. LOWE AT PO 3-4597 OR SEE HIM AT 532 NO. 6th ST. *••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*•*•' BLYTHEVILLE BEARD ENTRY BLANK Yes, I want to enter the Blythevill* Beard Growing Conteit on May 12 ind 13. Sign me up. Name beard: Full Van Dyki Moustache Fill in «nd m«il to S. D. Bray MIK.Wttan Blytheville, Ark. PLENTY OF WATER makes the difference And our goal is always to provide plenty of water... when and where you need it, BLYTHEVILLE WATER CO.

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