The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1966 · Page 10
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Sulcer On State Goverment raise the standard of living of those who need it most and raise the per capita income of Arkansas to a respectable level. We must find ways to increase the per capita income of Arkansas. Q _ Do you have any plans for restoring the intent of the Mack-Blackwell Amendment? SULCER — I plan to restore the spirit and intent of the Mack-Blackwell amendment by limiting the governor's term to four years. This would stop the governor from selecting all members such as the case is now. I favor an open hearing to give the Highway Department a chance to answer all charges Which have been presented and restore the faith of the Arkansas people. Q — Do you favor a limit on the number of terms one man may hold as governor? SULCER — I will sponsor _ constitutional amendment limiting the governor's term to four yean with no immediate succession. Q —How do you view federal government, vis-a-vis state gov eminent? SULCER — When we are offered federal aid programs in Washington, the Arkansas lawmakers should demand that the bureau powers be returned to the state. I believe we should look over each federal aid program with caution and accept those programs which we neec to remain in a competitive position with other states. We should turn down the programs which will destroy the individual's ini tiative. The poverty program as such, is questionable since it offers no end results, but we do need funds to accelerate high- ; Sulcer (Editor'' Note: The Courier News has polled all candidates for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination to deter, mine their sentiments regarding key issues. Kenneth Sulcer of Osceola has be*n the first to forward answers to the lengthy questionnaire. Brooks Hayi and Frank Holt have contacted this newspaper and said their responses will be forthcoming. Each asked for more time to devote to tht itnd; *f certain background information they feel they need prior to making commitments hi answer to the is questions asked by the newspaper. Raymond Reb'a- inen wrote the Courier News, "I can only say that if I am elected, all questions of importance to the people w m be decided — first, only after all the pros and cons are considered, and, second, after all Interested parties are heard." His letter implies that he will , „„ .,__ r -not answer the questions j investigation of the Highway De nosed by me poU. No other partment? - ••" ' SULCER — I do favor a com er education programs. Q — Do you favor a complete candidates responded in any fashion.) Question — Do you favor a state minimum wage? If so, what minimum would you propose: SULCER — Yes, I would favor a $1 an hour minimum wage bill with the following exemptions: agriculture, Social Security beneficiaries, small retail businesses and domestic help. Although the »1 hour wage would not be broad, this would help OBITUARY • Shourd Services Are Tomorrow Services will be held tomor row at 2 p.m. at Calvary Bap- fist Church of Corning for C.C. Shourd, longtime Manila resident who was killed Thursday in an airplane crash near Boydsville. Burial will be in Corning Cemetery. Mr. Shourd, 57, was a passen- gtf in a J-3 Piper Cub plane piloted by .his son, Charles Shourd, 35. The two were coming: into the family landing strip when the motor apparently s&lled, according to Clay Coun- tvISheriff Francis Underwood. ~Young Shourd was not serious- lypnjured. „ ' . ^Besides his son, Mr. Shourd teaVes his wife, Mrs. Geneva SBpurd of BoydsviHe; 3S sister and several brothers. Bflie body will lie in state at EiSert and Russell Funeral H<3ne at Corning before tomorrow's burial. J. H. McCullough Funeral services for John H. McCullough, 80, will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at New Bethel M.B. Church, with Rev. G"H. Conaway in charge. Burial will be in Sandy Ridge Ceme ilete investigation of the Arkan sas Highway Department. I be- ieve public expenditures should >e subject to an investigation and a report given from time to time. When elected, I will ask that this report b« made. Q _ DO you favor the proposet modernization of Arkansas' ju dicial system? SULCER — I favor many o the recommended changes proposed by the Study Commission for the Arkansas Judicial Sy tem. Q — What action would yoi take to insure enforcement in all parts of the state of liquo and gambling laws? SULCER — As chief execu live, I would ask that the Btat police and all law enforcemen officers uphold the laws whic we are charged with enforcing This would include liquor an gambling violations. There wi' be no open casino type gamblin while I am governor. Q — What are your views on education? SULCER — I believe Arkansas should constantly seek new heights in education. As governor I would appoint a Governor's Advisory Committee on Education charged with the responsibility of finding ways and means to put us in the top bracket in the field of education. Arkansas must face this challenge. Arkansas will have over $30 million uncommitted funds at the beginning of the next biennium which could accelerate this program. I believe the (above committee) could recommend the best use of this money. Q — Do you have any plans for helping the under-educated find a place in the increasingly Arkansas should keep a team f experts in those sections of ur country from which we can est draw new industry. They hould constantly be telling the marvelous story about the vasl pportunities and resources ol irkansas. The good industrial limate of Arkansas must be old. Industry will not come to us voluntarily. We must go to hem. Q — Do you have any plans o enhance the development of the tourist industry? SULCER — Tourism is the greatest underdeveloped re- ource of our state. The Pub icity and Parks Commission needs revamping. Also, this commission should work wi* heAIDC. Q — Do you favor the Dirk ien Amendment? SULCER — I do favor the Dirksen amendment I have no Jans to wo* for this amend ment. Q — Do you favor any restrictions in the use of the gov irnor's emergency fund? SULCER - Since the Arkan as Legislature meets only once every two years, the governor must have broad use of this und. I see no need for restric tions in the use of the governor's emergency fund, however, we do need a law stating that the governor will give the public i 24-hour advance notice befon lispensing the funds. This wil give the taxpayers time to be leard and seek an injunction i' the expenditures are not propel n the function of state govern ment. Q _ Do you favor strengthen ng the Legislature's investiga ive powers? SULCER — I believe the leg islatuie's investigation power are adequate. However, I als selieve the Legislature has been [ax in this field of responsibility Q — Which public records d you think should be closed? SULCER — Any records in volving the public or taxpayers funds should be open. All state boards should follow the law and hold open meetings. My administration will have open door meetings. Q _ Do you favor voting machines? SULCER — I do favor voting machines. The larger precincts should be provided with these machines within the next four years. Q — Do you favor school consolidation, home rule for cities, constitutional reform? SULCER — We have now approached the day when, we must have some school consolidation to broaden school services for our children. I do favor nome rule for the cities if increased taxation can be voted on by the citizens. . Some constitutional reform Is in order and I think this can be done by amendments. One of the first needs, I believe, is to raise the elected officials' pay which will, in itself, offer new vitality to our state government. One-Fourth of Mankind (23) Foil of tht Kuomintang by Don Oakley and John Lone Ccwunistt Hop* toM A Bridge 'Between Mie Capitalist VJe»t and RUMM'.-MM, 1941. 19*9-Let Rewlution Commence What China needs it not more morali but more' prison* for politician*. * In 1945, by grace of two atom bombs, China was freed of the Japanese *nd its revolution could resume. Why the philosophy that eventually triumphed was that of Mao Tse-tung and not that of Sun Yat-sen (as interpreted by Chiang Kai-shek) still perplexes Americans. There are many "culprits/' but first among them stands Japan, which ever since the Sino-Japanese War of 1894 had jealously prevented China from achieving unity and had brutally attacked her in 1937 when Chiang was beginning to make real progress. In "China's Destiny" (1943), Chiang glorified Confucian China, blaming its troubles on the West's "unequal treaties" (they were finally abrogated in the same year he wrote). A true patriot and personally incorruptible, his great support was hi* great undoing—the bankers, landowners, profiteer!, all the repressive and conservative elements opposed to reform in a China ravaged by warfare. Armed at last with modern weapons from the defeated Japanese and the Russians, who had swooped down like vultures into Manchuria, the Communists began winning victories at a pace that amazed even them. Significantly, it was Chiang's best troops, withheld from battling-the Japanese, who surrendered most readily to the Reds. Harsh measures like the public execution of black marketeers only underscored the disintegration of Kuomintang authority. By the end of 1949, America having washed its hands of him, Chiang and the remnants of his army evacuated to Taiwan. But Chinese Communist intervention in 1950 in the war in Korea—a Chinese "sphere of influence" sine* Emperor Wu Ti conquered that country (and Viet Nam) in the second century B.C. — brought a renewal of American aid. In China, meanwhile, the moderate goals of the "agrarian reformers" were soon replaced by the most thoroughgoing totalitarian order* ing of their lives the Chinese had ever seen. Forty years of hindsight show that China's break with Russia, beginning in earnest about 1961. was foreshadowed by the independent course taken by Mao in the late 1920s when he rewrote Marxist dogma to argue that the future of communism in China lay with the; peasantry. And-40 mllleniums of Chinese history suggest that his fanatical goal of world revolution, is but an extension of old China's claim to be the civilizing center of the world. NEXT: What Next for China? Daily Record Weather yesterday's high—8J Overnight low—65 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to 1 am. today)—none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—33.10 Sunset today—7:00 Sunrise tomorrow—4:53 This Date A Year Ago leswrdav's high—80 Overnight low—«3 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—19.39 Where's the Fire? House fire, 817 Robindale, 11:10 a.m., yesterday. Store fire, 1512 W. Ash, 8:35 a.m., today. World Deaths COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)— E.W. Ingram Sr., 85, who started the White Castle chain of hamburger shops on a borrowed $700 in 1921 and developed it into a $36 million business ,died Friday. MEXICO CITY (AP)-Matador Carlos Arruza, 44, idol of the Mexican and Spanish bull rings for many years, died in an automobile accident Friday. Arruza retired in 1953 but returned occasionally to serve as a "rejoneador," fighting the bulls on horseback, Portuguese style. demanding technological society? SULCER — I will recommend to our Congressmen and Senators that one of our greatest needs to eliminate poverty is to assist the unskilled worker in securing better jobs. This can best be done by a massive vocational - technical training pro*& leaves seven sons, Rev,P. gram to develop these people McCullough of Blytheville, IWUlie McCullough of Parma, Mo., James, John Henry ,Alex, Clarence and Earnest McCullough, all of Chicago; •>"- TWO daughters, Mrs. Louise Sharp and Mri. Lettie Sneed of Blytheville; '-Three sisters, Emma M. House of Chicago, Bertha Hall of Detroit, and Ctterine Newton Of St. Louis; -Forty grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Swift Funeral Home of Osce- KIUI1I *W Tffwv-f- I into responsible tax-paying cm zens. This is far better than offering a poverty program with no end results. Q _ What, if any, changes would you make in the Arkansas Industrial Development Com mission? SULCER - Two definite changes are in order in the A1DC: We mutt follow the law and hire a qualified and experienced director of the AIDC (the present director has no prior «x- pritnct). DANBURY, Conn. (AP)Walter R. Hicks, 60, an expert in the motion picture sound !ield and developer of pictures aboard airlines, died Friday. WASHINGTON (AP)-Gen. Generoso Campos Marqueti, 84, one of the last heroes of Cuba's war of independence, died Thursday. He lived in Miami and died in Washington where he had planned to observe Cuba's independence anniversary Friday. Would you describe yourself as liberal, moderate or conservative? SULCER — I am neither liberal nor conservative as such, but rather, one that believes we should evaluate each government program that is presented and accept help in the fields of our greatest need and at the same time oppose outright government control in many areas. I believe Arkansas should weigh each federal program with regard to how it might rehabilitate Arkansas people, with the idea of some termination period so that we might remain free as a state with our vested powers. I am opposed to federal programs which offer no end results. LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Rep. L. H. Autry of Mississippi County suggested Friday that Gov. Orval Faubus use his emergency fund to hire additional investigators to iron out problems in the insurance industry. Autry made the suggestion at a meeting of the Legislative Council, which lias ordered the state Insurance Department to move against companies and salesmen who misrepresent policies or otherwise defraud pol icyholders. His suggestion was shelved for the time being until a study could determine whether the In- urance Department could legally vse emergency fund money to hire invtstigitori. Arkansas News Briefs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MCGEHEE, Ark. (AP) — George A. McNeely of Me-1 Gehee, grand dragon of the United Klan of Arkansas, said Friday he and his group are trying to stop federal harass- men of local school districts over desegregation. He said Klansmen would begin circulating petitions next week to get Congress to act on the matter, A letter he sent to Klan members Thursday referred to "guidelines set by bureaucrats and a power hungry dictator in our nation's capitol." The letter said that if the petition campaign fails, "we shall consider other avenues of approach." This, McNeely explained, includes grassroots political organization, crossing of party lines and education of the public on the Communist men- Wreck Kills Four; Injures Two Today LAKE VILLAGE, Ark. (AP) All Choked Up -It CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) shouldn't happen to a girl. Vickie Jackman, 11 was at the Cincinnati zoo Friday when she threw her hand over her mouth because of excitement from a ride. That's when it happened. She swallowed a fist full of nickels, dimes, and at least one .... . . quarter. — Four persons died and two! But after a trip to general were injured when a car and tractor-trailer rig collided in the city limits here early today. State Trooper James Methvin identified the dead as Jimmy Ed Perrin, 20, of Watson (Desha County); George W. Slusser, 21, of Turtle Creek, Pa.; Linda Reeves. 17, and Judy Reeves, 19, both of McGehee, all riding in the car. Methvin said the car driven by Perrin collided with the truck driven by Guy Harris Jr., 38, of Morristown, Tenn. Harris was unhurt, he said. He said Perrin and Slusser were stationed at Williams Air Force Base in Arizona. Two other young people in the car, Rodney Crose of Watson and Frances Poyner of McGehee, were hospitalized at Greenville, Miss., Methvin said. HELENA, Ark. (AP)-A 200- Their ages and the extent of foot tower used by Radio Sta- " ~ hospital, she was reported in good condition. tion KFFA here collapsed after an unexplained explosion Friday night, station owner Sam Anderson said. The Phillips County sheriff's office is investigating. Anderson said an engineer at the tower site reported he heard an explosion, then saw the antenna crumple to the ground when he looked out the door. JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Paul V. Galloway, Methodist :heir injuries were not available. bishop of Arkansas, will preside over the North Arkansas Conference of the Methodist t Church's 131st annual meeting I lere May 30-June 3. ' Traveling Around Answer to Previom Punle ACROSS 1 Curcet, " - Mexico 36 Dint 37 Prevaricates 39 Rudely concise ' ition 42 Seas 45 Elevated 49 Editions 51 Suffix 52 Son of Scth . (Bib.) 53 Automotive accessory 54 Individual 55 Take out llamas 8 Italian prim* donna 12 Exist 33 Eject 14 European stream 15 Japanese coin 16 Distinctive feature 18 Chapeaux makers lonmi 20 Arboreal homes 56 Sigh cards A\ Anger e» triher knots 22—-of the •«"»« 0 » earth 24 Congealed dew 26 Woody plant 27Ballston , New York 30 Fancy 32 Modifies S4 Pertaining t« the teeth 35 Combines DOWN 1 Scourge 2 Range . * 3 Refined feeling 24 Be borne 4 Martinique 25 Notion volcano 26 Purposive I Turkish 27 Locality dignitary 28 British — « One who .the realm washes lightly 29 Helper (ab.) 7 Shoshonean 31 Babylonian coin 8 Cupolas 33 Puts through a '9 Roman date cook's gadget 10 Small aperture 38 Heathen 11 Dancing, music, 40 Signification etc. 41 Get* tip 17 Lofty 42 Raced 19 Negotiate 43 Sea fljnr 23 Birthmark 44 Musical (med.) instrument 46 Hideous monster 47 Angle-Sana theow of 48 Profound NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that Deering Consolidate School District No. C-6 of Pemiscot County, Missouri, will receive sealed written proposals for the purchase of the following described real estate, together with improvements thereon, towit: A tract of land lying in the SEV4 NEV4, Section 34, Township 18 North, Range 10 East, described as beginning at a point 417.42 feet North 0 degrees 35' West of the Southeast Corner NEW Section 34, Township 18 North, Range 10 East, and running thence North 0 degrees 35' West 49 feet, thence South 89 degrees 30 minutes West 466.96 feet, thence South 0' 35' East 466.42 ieet, thence North 89 degrees 30' East 49.54 feet, thence North 0 degrees 35' West 417.42 feet, thence. North 89 degrees 30' East 417.42 feet to the point of beginning and containing 1.00 acres more or less, being situated in Pemiscot County, Missouri. Beginning at the Southeast corner of the Northeast Quarter (NEV4) of Section 34, Township 18 North, Range 10 East of the Fifth Principal Meridian; running thence North 417.42 feet; thence West 417.42 feet; thence South 417.42 feet; thence East 417.42 feet to the beginning, containing 4 acres, more or less, subject to existing public highways, being situated in Pemiscot County, Missouri. All proposals snould be filed with the Secretary of the District on or before the 9th day of June, 1966, at 7:30 P.M., at which time the bids will be opened. i The board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. DONE BY ORDER of th« School Board this 12th day o! May, 1966. DAVID W1LKERSON, Secretary 6-21 Service* By FUNERAL HOME Integrlt; ORVILLE I* BODENHAMER, arrangements Incomplete. 90 Greenland Eskimo We're Sorry We Ran Out of Western Mugs And Trays (BUT WE HAVE THEM NOW) GET THE GASOLINE THAT WON THE WEST Johnson's "66" Service 1st & Ash Streets Earl Johnson, Operator Chapman's "66" Service Main A Division Streets T. H. Chapman, Operator West-End "66" Service Main & 21st Streets James Kincaid, Operator Brackin's "66" Service Int. 55 & E. Main St. (At Holiday Inn) Pete Brackin, Operator R. C. FARR & SONS OH Co. "Swing 1hit And Sinn 1932" 400 S. Railroad St. Phone: PO -45«7

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