The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1966 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
May 7, 1966

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Saturday, May 7, 1966
Page:
Page 5
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 5 article text (OCR)

Rythevffle (Ark.) Courier Jfewi. Saturdiy, Miy T, MM- Pan «ve Arkansas' News Weefc Political Seas Now Calm By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The stormy weeks of the filing period wafted Into history and the political seas turned sedate and calm. Former congressman Brooks Hays stirred the'water on Monday. Campaign platforms began to' come to light during the week. In a coffee-and-donuts session In a Little Rock hotel, Hays emphasized the same points he talked about when he filed as a Democratic candidate for governor. They were: 1. Cooperation with the federal government without being dominated ty it. 2. Loyalty to the Democratic Party—something he's given all of his life, he said. And, while being praised as a "fine Christian gentleman," Hays, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, made a joking jibe at the Republican Party: "I love everybody, including Republicans, and I want to give them the best things in life, too, except public office." Jim Johnson, the former Supreme Court justice, scheduled a 30-minute telecast for 8:30 p.m. Tuesday to explain his views on certain points for the gubernatorial campaign. And Gus McMillan of Sheri- dan, who became the second GOP candidate for the office this year, scheduled what he called a "pre-campaign speech" for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Pine Bluff. Willing Witnesses All those invited to appear May 27 at a meeting of the Legislative Audit Committee agreed to attend. That is when the committee will look into the unauthorized $2.1 million worth of raises in the Highway Department earlier this year. The furor over the raises, since rescinded and refunded, led to the dismissal of two em- ployes after an investigation by the Highway Commission. The fired employes, the commission members, the state comptroller, the budget director and the former Highway Director Mack Sturgis, who approved the raises, all agreed to be at the meeting. Television stations immediately launched plans to televise the proceedings. Like Old Times Gov. Orval Faubus, a lame duck governor, turned on one of his old campaign ploys during the week: Blast the press. The deadline passed on April 27 for would-be political candidates, and Faubus didn't file for any race, but he criticized LIMA, Peru AP) — Peru's rational police chief has challenged a claim by Italian journalist Paolo Senise that he interviewed long-missing Cuban guerrilla leader Ernesto Guevara in a Peruvian mountain hideout. The police chief, Javier Campos Montoya, told a news conference Friday: 'I publicly deny Senise'! interview. He forged an interview with Guevara." The Italian magazine Le Ore published a report by Senise claiming he held a two-hour in terview with Guevara last month in a remote shack in the Andes outside Huancayo, a town 124 miles east of Lima. Senise, 42, said he gained the Impression that Guevara controls Communist guerrilla warfare in Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. The Italin reporter said he tape-recorded the Interview "just in case somebody should question the truth of my statements" but that he had no camera and did not obtain picures. Guevara, once Fidel Castro's No. 2 man, disappeared from Cuba in March 1965. Castro hinted in a speech last Jan. 16 that Guevara was involved in revolutionary Cuba. work outside LONDON (AP) - The British government has told its Commonwealth partners it will work toward a "one-man, one-vote" democracy in Rhodesia in the talks next week with the African colony's breakaway regime. The declaration Friday was designed to calm the fears of African and Asian diplomats attending a meeting of 21 Commonwealth diplomatic chiefs that Britain would make concessions in the conciliation talks. TOKO (AP) - Japan is drawing up plans for a partnership of creditor nations to restore Indonesia's tottering economy. As a stopgap until such a group is formed, Japan may offer Indonesia an emergency loan of up to $50 million to buy fertilizer, automotive" and machinery parts and other urgently needed items. These decisions were approved Friday at a meeting attended by the ministers of foreign affairs, finance, trade and industry ning. and economic plan- UNITED NATION , (AP) — Ilmari Armas N.. Eino Martola, a retired ffjnnish major general, has been named commander of the U.N. peacekeeping force on Cyprus. Daily Record Weather Teet*rd»y'« high-** Overnight low—61 Precipitation previous 74 Hours (t« T a.m. today)—none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—18.49 Sunset today—fi:49 Bunrlee tomorrow—3:04 This Dat* A Year Ago Testerd«y's high—85 Overnight low—62 Precipitation Jan. l to d»t»—18.57 WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. George H. Snyder, Plaintiff, vs. No. 16764 Arvilla K. Snider, Defendant. The defendant, Arvilla K. Snider, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, George H. Snider. 'Dated this 5th day o{ May, 1966 at 10:30 o'clock A.M. GER.ALDINE LISTON, Clerfc By Betty Coats, D.C. Leon Burrow, Attorney James M. Gardner, Atty Ad Lltem 5-7, 14, 21, K Ornithologists say more birds have flown from America to Europe than in the reverse direction because of prevailing winds. Arkansas News Briefs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) - The Farmers Home Administration has approved six more loans and grants totaling $626,900 to help Arkansas communities build water systems, Sen. John L. McClellan, D-Ark., said Friday. The FHA also approved a loan of $153,000 for an outdoor recreation center in Lonoke County near Cabot and a $112,350 loan for the" Sheridan Golf Club, The communities approved for water system projects, with the grants listed before the loans, are: Peach Orchard in Clay County, $49,400 and ?50,000; McDougal in Clay County, $49,750 and $50,250; London in Polk County, $65,000 and $65,000; Ulm in Prairie County, $35,000 and $35,000; Ruddell Hill at Batesville in Independence County, $60,700 and $61,800; and Portia in Lawrence County, $50,000 and £55,000. PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Charles L. Honey of Prescott, a Democratic candidate for 4th District congressman, said Friday he would have voted against the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. He said be would have done this, had he been in Congress, because the act lacked specific guidelines, Honey said. He said the act, which is the basis for the federal anti-poverty program, is a "blank check for cummunities." He said he was in favor of helping the impoverished, but was against the form in which I the anti-poverty act was passed. LITTLE ROCK (AP)-Brooks Hays said Friday that if he is elected governor he will work to get the maximum old age assistance grant raised from $7$ to $125 a month. Even $125 is very small and most states have more generous provisions, said Hays, one of eight Democrats in the race. He said the present.grant is not enough to allow senior citizens to live in comfort. He said raising the grant would.be one of the priorities of his administration. MOUNTAIN (AP)—Marion Memphis drowned Friday In the Whize River south of Cotter HOME, Ark. Joiner, 39, of with two com- Baxter County while fishing panions, the heriff's Department said. Joiner apparently tried to put an anchor out of a boat and fell in the river, authorities' said. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -Karen Waldrit, 21, of North Little Rock, was crowned Miss University of Arkansas Friday night. Runnerups were Kaye Works, 20, of Waldron and Jan Corder, 21, of Little Rock. Miss Waldrit, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron T. Waldrit, is a junior hi the College of Arts and Sciences. the press as vigorously as he has done in previous campaigns. After calling the Capitol press corps "the world's greatest bunch of smart alecs," Faubus turned his ire on newspapers and news policies. "the Arkansas Gazette is the oldest newspaper in the state, but certainly not the best," Faubus said. He had course. said it before, of VIET CONG (Continued from Page One) storms. Among targets they reported hitting was a railroad yard 78 miles northwest of Hanoi and two radar sites 40 miles and 48 miles northwest of the Communist capital, ther targets included bridges, highways, a railroad yard and trucks in scattered areas. The Air Force's delayed report on the dropping of two spans of a main bridge 25 miles northeast of Hanoi in a strike Thursday was made on the basis of photos by reconnaissance pilots. Captain Glenn Nix, 28, of Tampa, Fla., was credited with unloading the bombs which hit the middle of the bridge's center span, causing two of the bridge's four spans to drop. The bridge, 435 feet long and 21 feet wide, had been attacked four times in late April. Air Force officers said wrecking of the bridge has hampered low of supplies from China into Hanoi and that the Communists were haying a hard time making by-pass routes. OBITUARY • Downing Service Are Incomplete 0. A. Downing, of Gosnell died early this morning in Chickasawba Hospital. He was 60. . Born in Jasper, Ala., he had lived here 40 years. He was a carpenter. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Flossie Downing; five sons, William M. Downing, Adcan Downing and Ronald Kirk Downing, both of Blytheville; five daughters, Mrs. Shirley Ann Moore of Burdette, Mrs. Madge Pruitt, Mrs. Marilyn Wright, Mrs. Donna Fay Moore and Miss Pamela Joyce Downing, all of Blytheville; two sisters, Mrs. Nadie Owens of Clarksdale, Miss., Mrs. Joyce Duken of Detroit, Mich.; four brothers, Ben Downing of Birmingham, Ala., Refes Downing of Qulin, Mo., Edgar Downing of Lilbourn, Mo., Hershell Downing of Fenton, Mo. and 23 grandchildren. Service are incomplete and will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home. Singing Meet Is Tomorrow Mississippi County Committee will hold Singing a nondenominational meeting tomorrow at Ridgecrest Baptist Church, 816 Delmar, from 2 to 4 p.m., according to committee president Luther Hodges. SERVICES BY COBB FUNERAL HOME COURTEOUS SERVICE 3. 1. BERRY, 2 p.m. Friday, Cobb Chapel. Jets Shatter Red Calm (AP)-A Tass dia- Hanoi said today MOSCOW patch from American planes "intruded the air space" of the North Vietna^ mese capital. ."The quiet noon in Hanoi was shattered by the roar of jet planes and explosions. American planes intruded into th« air space of the Vietnamese Capital and were met by antiaircraft fire," Tass said. "One American plane flew over the western suburbs of Hanoi," . •• Read Courier news uiasjiiiedl FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY MODE O'DAV COMPANY is expanding its retail operation throughout Arkansas. Opportunities available for women with sales ability and willingness to work. For further information contact... Mr. J.T.Cotner, Suite #302, • ; • ' Fausert Plaza Bid*, Markham i University, little Rock, Arkansas Hot Point Air Conditioners 18,000 BTU While Quantities Last, ONLY 219 95 at McKINNON'S IN MANILA LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A Corps of Engineers personnel specialist said here Friday that (he federal government is having trouble convincing Negroes that jobs really are open to them. Ardis E. Bowen said pressure from minority groups for equal job opportunities had heightened the demand for qualified Negro job holders. He told the 19tb annual meeting of the Southern Region Public Personnel Association that Negro high school students only reluctantly accept the idea that jobs are open to them. COMPANY COMING? \ /ra BE SAFE LET US PROTECT YOUR PRECIOUS PURS AND WOOLENS IN OUR BONDED STORAGE VAULTS. BESTWAY Laundry Cleaners FICK-UF * DKUVERX 2012 And she knows thor the best place to shop her focal market is in her local newspaper. It is a proven fact that seven out of ten women refer to newspaper ads before purchasing food! Today's woman is a hostess ... and she's doing men entertaining than ever before. That's why today's woman reads her COURIER NEWS more than ever before. She's looking for the many ways to entertain easier, cheaper and yet better than ever before possible. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS 75 Years from Now/You'// Be Glad You Bought A Air Conditioner PHILCO NEW PHILCQ ULTRA HIGH PERFORMANCE ROOM AIR, CONDITIONER. Phllco UAG41. This new Philco is'ao iffldnt i, gives you full 11,300 BTU/HR cooling ctpedgrj yet takes teas electricity to operate thai) muf Special VenfflatloiS Control Pushbutton Controls (Automatic The Ttlt-Down moves dust, dirt and pollen from the air you breath*.. Parma- nent germicide will not wBih away. WE HAVE PHILCO AIR CONDITIONERS WITH CERTIFIED COOLING CAPACITIES FROM_6,3<XLTO ZS.OOCLBTU/HRS, Shop McKinnon's For LOWEST PRICES In This Area McKINNONS IN MANILA Only Philco Gives You 5 Year's Warranty On All Parts :

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page