The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1966 · Page 2
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Page Two - Blythevffle (Art.) Courier news - Tutaoay, May IT. tm JET SETTER — Mayor Jimmle Edwards flight In the Birds' F-100F prior to the show is assisted into a flight suit by Capt. Robert staged by the group at BlytheviUe Air Force :E. Haney and SSgt. Jim Berry of the Air Base Thursday. (USAF Photo) Force Tunderbirds. Edwards took a brief Daily Record Weather . V. S. Weather Boreaa '. Agricultural service * Reiser, Ark. Thunderstorms advanced acfoss.the state for the second night in a row. Rainfall amounts fr?m these storms were generally less than on Sunday night but-they have continued in much of Central and eastern Arkansas, flfese storms are associated with a succession of so,uall lines being driven eastward out of low pressure in Oklahoma. Confirming thundershower activity today and tonight will be followed by a temporary interruption of good weather tomorrow. The possibility exists for further thundershower activity to begin in the western portion of fiie state late Wednesday. .1 .Twenty-four hour rainfall amounts this morning ranged upward to .60 of an inch at Fayetteville. Yesterday's highs were in the 80s and overnight lows were in the 60s and low 70s: ', ••The continuing showers pose a serious problem in the Delta, the. Arkansas River Valley and in 1 ' southwest Arkansas. The biggest problems in getting back into the fields will be in the north and central Delta where slow drying clay soils complicate the situation. The rains this morning in the Delta will keep farmers out of the fields '{lie rest of the week in many areas. Tomorrow's five-day outlook will give a clue to the tidds of getting some dry weather which is so desperately need- M. ... Yesterday's high—85 -.Overnight low—66 :. Precipitation previous 24 hours (to 3. a.m. today)—trace ^ precipitation Jan. 1 to date—21.17 - Sunset today—6:57 .: Sunrise tomorrow—4:55 This Date A Tear Ajo * Yesterday's high—83 • Overnight low—67 ; Precipitation Jan. 1 to dite-^19.29 :::: World Deaths ~ BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Kathryn Forbes McLean, 57, author of the best-selling book '.'Mama's Bank Account," from which a hit play, a movie and a .television series were made, died Sunday after a long illness. Writing under the name of Kathryn Forbes, she published her humorous book in 1943. Mrs. McLean also wrote articles for iiiagazines and for radio. Markets Open High Low Last Chicago Wheat May 161% 162to 161% 162¥t July 160% 161 159% 160% Sept. 162% 16314 162% 16314 Chicago Soybeans May 304 305 302% 304% July 305 306% 304% 305% Aug. 302% 30214 301 301% New York Stocks Texas G.S ............... 84% Chrysler ................. 41% RCA ..................... 4BVs AT&T .................... 55% Dow ..................... 70% Xerox ................... 219% GM ...................... 82%, Pan Amer ............... 58% Ford .......... : ......... 46V4 Westing'hse .............. 52% U.S. Steel ............... 43% Curtis Pub .............. 9% Comsat .................. 53% Amer Motors ............ 8% Sears .................... 56% Parke Davis ............ 31% Gen Elect ............... 103Vi Beth Steel .............. 32 Reynolds Tob ............ 37% Standard NJ ............ 72 Holiday Inn ............ 33% ,Ark-La .................. 43 7 /s 'Ark-Mo .................. 18 Divco-Wayne ............ 34 *.HASTINGS, Mich. (AP) pr, Earl E. Scherff, 79, a nationally known botanist, died Monday. Scherff came to Hastings after retiring In 1951 from Chicago Teachers College where he was head of the science de- parlmnt. He was born in Flint, Mich. -FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (A?) _ Charles H. Stamm, 79, retired president of Newport Rolling Steel Mills of Cincinnati, died Sunday. What's For Lunch? BLYTrMVILLIi. Wednesday Pimento Cheese Sandwich Peanut Butter Sandwich Potato Salad Chilled Peach Halves Cup Cakes Milk GOSNEIX Wednesday Beef Stew Crackers Cole Slaw Coconut Cake Bread Butter Milk North to south, the Golden Isles of Guale that stretch for some 100 miles off the coast of Georgia include Ossabaw, St. Catherines, Sapelo, St. Simons, Sea Island, Jekyll and Cumberland. SPACE (Continued from Page One) has come in, or is on Its way in, somewhere. We have lost the bird." He obviously meant that the Agena was plunging back toward earth, to crash into the Atlantic southeast of Cape Kennedy. The astronauts were removed from the cramped cabin of their spacecraft. They had been sealed into the capsule IS minutes before the .Atlas blasted away from another launch pad 6,000 feet away. They were taken back to their ready-room quarters six miles from the launch pad. The control center said it had no idea wtiat went wrong and tbat a thorough review of the radio data will be made. It was the second straight time something had gone wrong with a Gemini shot. On the Gemini 8 flight last March 16, astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott successfully caught and linked up witii an Agena in the first docking of two orbiting objects in space. Several minutes later,, however, a jet thruster stuck open and sent their spacecraft whirling wildly out of control. They came down to an emergency landing in the western Pacific. PLAYED 'POSSUM BURRTON, Kan. A(P) - Pete Base found out the dog he had trained to hunt rabbits didn't know how to treat an oppossum. The dog caught a 'possum and began giving it the same treatment he gives rabbits. The 'possum soon played dead. After the dog was through shaking it, Base said the dog buried his catch. As the dog trotted off, Base said, the 'possum wriggled out of his shallow grave and walked away. Sturgis to Submit Statement for Probe W'lTLE ROCK <AP) - For* i oft* invited (6 testify at the mcr Highway Director Mack j hearing except Sturfils has con- Sturgis said loday he will send a statement to {lie Legislative Audit. Committee if he does not appear in person when he committee starts investigating illegal pay raises in the Highway Department on May 27. Pulaski Rep. Sterling Cockrill Jr., the committee chairman, said Monday that a statement from Sturgis will satisfy the committee if Sturgis is too ill to appear in person. Sturgis' friends have been urging him to refuse to appear before the committee to safeguard his health. Sturgis said that his doctor had advised him against appealing but that he had not made up his mind what he would do. Sturgis suffered a heat attack last December. Cockrill said Monday every- OBITUARY • R. L. Hawkins Services Today Funeral services were held today at 2 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel for Robert Lee Hawkins of the Half Moon community, who died yesterday. Officiating were Rev. Jessie Bruner and Rev. Tommy Carney. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery. Pallbearers we're B.C. Buck, Sam Buck, Tommy Penter, Mike Penter, John Hannon, and Russell Payne. Gilliam Services Were Sunday Funeral services for Mrs. Roxie Mayo Gilliam, 83, were Meld Sunday at 2 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Myron Dillow in charge. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Gilliam's nephews served as pallbearers. firmed that they Will attend. "I feel sure lliat be will send a statement if he does not attend," Cockrill said. "If he does, we will accept it and read it and if we have any questions we probably would ask him for answers." Sturgis figures in the contrivers)' as the man who approved $2.1 million in salary raises for before he resigned in March. The raises were put into effect without publicity. They were revealed after a dlsgrunted department employe wrote a letter to newsmen. The raises have since been declared illegal, rescinded and the money refunded. Th state Highway Commission began an investigation of the raises and fired two em- ployes, one of them assistant Highway Director Y. W. Whelchel. Tiie commission said it had no knowledge of the raises. The legislative committee has invited Sturgis, members of the Highway Commission, state Ike Still Hospitalized WASHINGTON (AP) - Doctors say they have not yet fully defined ttie arthritic condition that has kept former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in a hospital for nearly two weeks. 'Gen. Eisenhower is undergoing treatment for arthritis and is .receiving physical therapy and medication," said a medical bulletin issued Monday by Eisenhower's doctors at the Army's Walter Reed General Hospital. "Investigation is still being conducted to further define the arthritic condition," the bulletin added. Doctors declined to amplify on Monday's bulletin. Mrs. Browers Rites Thursday Mrs. Viola May Browers of Ironton, Mo., died yesterday in St. Mary's Hospital there. She was 62, a former BlytheviUe resident and one of Jehovah's Witnesses. She leaves her husband, Ira Browers; a son, John Lewis Browers of Ironton; two neices, Mrs. Rosetta Howard and Mrs. Dorothy Bennett, both of Luxora; and five grandchildren. Services will be held tomor' row in Rozelle, Mo., and in BlytheviUe graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Dogwood Cemetery with Herbert L. Wight officiating. Negro Deaths Amos Holmes Services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Mt. Gideon Baptist Church of Nodena, Ark., for Amos Holmes of 633 Beale. Rev. P.J. Yancey and Rev. J.J. Johnson will officiate. Budget Director Frank Storney, Comptroller L. A. Mashburn, the two lii'ed Highway Department employes and (he current highway director, Waller E. Hicks, to appear at the hearing. her passengers apparently safe after she was pounded against a reef. TOO MANY SCHOOL HOLIDAYS NEW DELHI (AP) - An Education Commission survey showed universities in India to conduct all average of 100 to 125 class days a year. The commission recommended a drastic reduction In Ilic number of holidays allowed. Female Antarctica Bmperflt penguins lake Ihe initiative in courting. The males incubate tile eggs, _ •: Helps You Overcome ' FALSE TEETH Looseness and Worry No longer be annoyed or fco) of loobfc wobbly, .. II tie (hon 'fluid) po'.vilciveijrluklcd vcHir|)iHtcs Holds them flruiri'so tnfey (eel more comfortable. Avoid omufir-' rsssmelH mused by loofcc plates. uM fASTEKTH at, any clrUtt ftiUntcr. . Fate of 262 Still Unknown MANILA (A.P) - The fate Of 262 persons aboard * Philippine interisland steamer remained a mystery today after a rescue vessel failed to find her. The 740-ton Pioneer Cebu was reported driven aground by Ty- pliodn Irma on Malapascua Or Tepilon islands but her sister ship, the Pioneer Tacloban found no trace of her there. The Pioneer Tacloban also reported that * ship spotted by a U.S. Air Forct plane off Tepi- lon was a coastal steamer stranded and abandoned several months ago. She was at first believed to be the Pioneer Cebu. Both the Pioneer Cebu and the Pioneer Tacloban are owned by Filipinas Pioneer Lines. The firm said earlier it had a report from a businessman that the Pioneer Cebu was intact and SERVICES BX COBB FBMERAJ, HOME COURTEOVIS SERVICE ROBERT LEE HAWKINS, Z p.m. Tuesday, Cobb Chipel. * * • W. E. BUCHANAN, "Arruige- merit* Mcomftete" * * * MR*. VIOLA MAY BROWERS 3:30 p.m. Thursday, DojwoOd Cemetery "Cowpoke" WESTERN SHOP SEE us... For Nocons Boot*, Saddle*, Tack, Grooming Supplies, & Clothing, Driftwood Amnfe- raentt gale South of BlytheviUe on Hwy. 61 Bronchial Asthma Formula Doctors Prescribe Most-Stops Choking Attacks in Minutes Opens Up Locked Bronchial Tubes and Keeps Them Open. Restores Normal Breathing Fast. Calms Panic. N.w Y6rk, tt.Y.-There'i a bright new outlook on life for asthmatics. Medical tests proved this modern formula actually ends attacks and restores normal breathing in niin- utei. Prompt use helps prevent severe attacks froni even starting. This formula is so effective doctors prescribe it more than any other. Yet it's so safe, taken ts directed, it can b« sold without pre- scription in most states. Just ask for Primatene* Tablets. Primstene promptly Opens up locked bronchial tubes and keep* them open. Trapped air is released. You can breathe in and out freely again. It loosens phlegm. Calms panic. Brings you bft<& to normal fast. So look forward to freedom for hours from asthma spasms. Always carry Primaten* with you. Now at Hubbard & Hoke EMT14NM 14.2 GU. ft. NO-FROST refrigerator-freezer with IceMagic® automatic ice maker • IceMagic* automatic ice maker leplac&s every cube you use. No messy irays to fill, spill, empty. • Messy defrosting is gone (drew —icy air rfces the cooling in refrigerator and freezer so problem frost jusl can't form ever. • Bis 105-!b. "zero-degree" Iraau. • Huge busliel-size twin erispers, • Super-tax storage and MILLION-MAGNET* doers. • Separate temperature controls in relrijeratoi and lieera sectionl SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE 4 Days Only $31995 with acceptable trad* JCi WHIMPttx. i|M<M«s M ftfrjuet a Wh,,l«ol Cwnuw, fenta Hart*. unt Open Thursday Night Til 8 Free Parking at Rear of Start PO 3-3450 — PO 3-4409 HSD SHOP Wholesale Bait & Tackle • Minnows • Gold Fl»h • Red Rtn Shiner* • Worm* • Tuffiei • Cricket* • Crawfish • Ice • Outboard Motor OH A GM • Hunting it Fishinf Licenses Open 24 Hra. on Weekend Ph. PO 3-1467 216 Laclede BlylheviHe, Ark. R. J. "Buddy" Donner, Manager MOVED Elbert S. Johnson Law Offices Relocated At 215 W. Walnut . Acroti From fht Ceurthouu 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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