The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 23, 1966 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 23, 1966
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ATLANTA; Ga. (AP) - Negroes should-forget about integration and instead work to improve their .lot by organizing political parties, said the new national chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. CHECKS OR CHARITY - As » May 28 <lea!ine for raising of $7,500 approaches, Mississippi County Union Mission board members add their contributions to defray construction costs of the mission's new warehouse. Ro- land RounsavillBj board chairman, here receives their checks. Pictured are Jack Robinson, Ted Brown, Rounsaville, superintendent Paul Kirkindall, Floyd Maple, and Rev. Myron Dillow. (Courier News Photo) Getting Fresh Start, Youth Gives Up Half of Nest Egg Paul Kirkindall's favorite story these days is about a young man named Lloyd Maple. It concerns Kirkindall's campaign to raise $7,500, which, added to $5,000 already allocated by the Mississippi County Union lilission's executive board, will Complete financing of the Mission's new warehouse. ' The warehouse was recently completed by Slaughter Brothers Construction Company, one of whose employees on the project was Maple, a 22 - year - old parolee from Arkansas State Penitentiary. As young Maple says, "1 was serving time on an embezzlement conviction when Brother Paul took an interest in me. He came up and we talked and I was saved during those talks. Later on he got me this job with Slaughter Brothers." Kirkindall, as superintendent of the mission, continued to see much of the young man, and he enlisted Maple's services on several revival tours. On one of these Kirkindall happened to mention some of the difficulties of his fund raising campaign to pay for the new warehouse, which will serve as a storage facility for clothing and household goods. "This young man at the time had $100 in his pocket," Kirkindall says, "and, without batting an eye, he offered $50 of it toward the fund. It was, of Reds Kill Look Editor : DA NANG, South Viet Nam '(AP) —One newsman was killed covering the war against Jhe Communists in Viet Nam during the weekend. Three others were wounded covering the political strife. 1 Sam Castan, an award-winning editor of Look magazine, was killed by mortar fire Saturday while covering the U.S. 1st lance photographer Tim Page and myself were hit. "I felt something like a ham mer smash into my shoulder ration Carmichael organized the all-) blem, has put up a slate el Ni»> Negro third party in Lowndes gro candidates (or, county ok, " ' fices to oppose whit* Democrat! in the November election. ,, County, Alabama. The party, Hying the black panther em- By DON MCKEE | sparsely furnished office, he boots. "We around course, unexpected, and I can'i tell you how moved I was." Kirkindall tells this story as an example of the effects of his religion on a man. "It's this kind of thing that makes me realize all over again that my efforts are not in vain," he. says. One can better appreciate the story when he knows something about Kirkindall's past. By his own admission, ex - gambler Kirkindall was "one of the worst sinners ever to hit this county" —until his own discovery of faith under similar circumstances several years ago. "I was good material for the pentitentiary myself before I was saved, so you can understand how much this boy is a Source of gratification." Kirkindall says he has raised $2,300 of the necessary $7,500 and has promises for some of the rest. Deadline for raising the money is May 28. "I hope to burn the mortgage in a ceremony May 29," he says. "And (former mayor) Wils Davis will be here to strike the match." It will be an appropriate ceremony. As one admirer of the mission superintendent says, "Paul has been holding up the match of charity for a lot Of darkness all these years." But Kirkindall won't brag on his achievements. He's prouder Someone next to me shouted I O f .i^e salvation of a single 'God, I'm hit, I can't see. 1 " jj os ( sou ]." "We feel that integration' is ^^ irrelevant," said SNCC's Stoke- „ ly Carmichae! in an ; nterview at f i a , his Atlanta office. "We have got to go after political power." Carmichael, 24, said Negroes must organize their own parties because they have been denied real participation in both major political parties. Failure of third-party efforts, he said, would "be like the last straw in terms of doing things peacefully." • • Negroes, Carmichael said, will achieve nothing unless they can build a political power base —at the local level, whether in a rural Southern county or in a The trouble with integration efforts, he said, is that the Negro is going around begging for something. "And all we've got is scars," he said. "SNCC has to give the Negroes across the country something that they don't have to beg for," he said. "The white people in this country want us to remain in a begging state." The political system,. Carmichael said, does not provide representation for Negroes in the cotton fields and ghettos, "One outside the ghetto.does wore a faded denim shirt, unbuttoned all the way down the front, blue jeans and heavy have tried organizing integration," Carmichael said. "But our experience showed us there was no need to integrate. It didn't help the poor white. any more than 'the Nero." Carmichael came to the Unit- not speak for and represent them," he said. Carmichael' replaced John R. Lewis, 26, as titular head of the loosely run SNCC. Lewis was considerably less active in the third-party movement. Carmichael, born in Trinidad, West Indies, is 6-foot-l and >veighs 170. He has perpetually drooping eyelids and a soft "A Vietnamese civilian came out and led me to a home. Someone put me to bed and treated my wounds." Poos had two shoulder wounds That's why he likes to talk about Floyd Maple. Uav Willie wavering mi- **.w --Cavalry, Airmobile, Division's i from shell fragments and a cut _ _. • ii t- n _.-l U',i* UJn tin n AH inn woe ro. Operation Crazy Horse in the central highlands near An Khe. Castan, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y., had covered Viet Nam off and hand, but his condition was reported good. Page was struck in the head and Paris Match photographer AH Taieb was also hit the professional journalistic fraternity, awarded him its medal for the best magazine reporting o7since"im.'sigma Delta Chi, b7'shdf)r~a g me~nts, but neither was reported in serious condition. ,„, ure uco. ...„„ - r - - Other newsmen rushed back of 1964 for articles on Viet Nam. to the press center for help. Three U.S. Marine officers sped to the scene in Jeeps and vacu- ated the wounded correspondents. "Later Vietnamese Brig. Gen. Du Quoc Dong told us we were foolish to go to the pagoda. 'It was obviously a ruse to take you as hostages," he said. Poos was the second Associate d Press correspondent wounded in Dan Nang during the past week. Robert D. Ohman, 87 Jf Steamboat Springs, Colo., was hit in the foot Thursday by shell fragments. Castan, who carried the title senior editor, also had covered fighting in Cyprus and the Dominican Republic. He lived in Hong Kong with his wife, Frances, and an infant daughter. He was tiie seventh correspondent to be killed in the Viet Nam war. . Associated Press correspondent Bob Poos and two other newsmen were wounded Sunday in Da Nang by a grenade thrown by one of the Buddhist- led rebels opposing Premier Nguyen Cao Ky. Poos, 34, from St. Louis, Mo., said he and other newsmen had gone to the rebel headquarters in a Buddhist pagoda being summoned to a news con- jcrence "But the conference never materialized, and was suspected that something was wrong," he said. "We left the pagoda with its military and civilian defenders around it. We crossed the line of Buddhist dissidents who were dug in and manning machine- jun positions. They stared at us grimly u we went by, shouting our call, "Bao chi, nao era (press). "We turned around and saw the rebel rifles and machine guns aimed straight at our backs. We walked on with chill In our spines. Then someone shouted a command and firing burst out. We ran for cover into adjacent courtyards, "Just then a grenade fired by * rebel launcher burst out agiinst a tree. British U'te A man needs a seventh of * second to wink his eye on pur- gn insect darts 50meone . s e ye, it waps shut by reflex in a third of that time. AU Work Guaranteed 78 Years Experience BILL BEARD Auto Body Paint & Glass Works 2213 Birch St. (Rear) Ph. PO 3-8345 ed States in 1952, went to school in Bronx, New York, and was graduated from Howard University, Washington, in 19(14. He joined SNCC in 1961. WHITE KNIGHT GET HIM?—No, and it's not as spooky a situation as it appears. Seeming about to close in on Mary Beth Mengel is a plastic marker that actually is supposed to be lying down on the job, affixed to pavement to remind motorists that a school is near with children at play. The pavement safety markers made by Holland-Suco Color Co. of Stpckertown, Pa., are finding increasing use iu alerting drivers to road hazards. Proven cream makes wrinkles diminish or vanish in 2 weeks IVi'ith a lubstancft new to (cosmetics, named Genava. jaging skin can start look- ling younger and younger(not older and older. i After a two-week trial on a ieelected group of women. • inoted dermatologist re- jports on the ingredients in iGenava: "Disappearance of »mad wrinklei w»» accomplished in two-week period; even the very deepest wrinkles showed very great improve' ment." pr. W. R also comments, "'the small superficial wrinkles responded dramatically." And he adda that the skin wa« "more train- lucent and .smoother in appearance." : The** resjlU are nothing short of amazing. -And it took * new cosmetic com-. pound to do it. Genava was developed by! the trustworthy Nina labp.; ratory. Designed to'be used; twice daily-under make* i up and overnight-;-it is ab*J eorbed instantly by the skin.-Start using Genava , today. In just two weeks your wrinkles will vanish . or diminish greatly. Skin, becomes more translucent* smoother. You will look; gloriously younger! 1.6Sou $3.50; 4 eg. $5.00. «dj» ^ ' ninasgenava STEWART'S 1 DRUG STORE i 220 E. Main , PO 2-2822 LS./M.FT LUCKY STRIKE Mters I said, "Show me a filter cigarette that really delivers taste and I'll eat my hat!" Pontiao Molar DM* Ion We've just had our best sales month in 40 years. must be buying a lot of Pontiacs. See your authorized Pontiac dealer. He's trying to make May even better than April! CHICKASAW PONTIAC COMPANY 5th 't Walnut ; Blytheville, Arkansas Redeem 5th Wk. coupons for Free Gift ; A Soup-Cereal Bowl to relp you complete your Stoneware s«t Other 5th week coupons are good for $2.00 cash savings plus 75 Extra Top Value Stamps! ~~ CHUCK ROAST U.S. Choice Grade — TENDERAY. Every cut guaranteed tender! ib. 45< U.S. Choice Tenderay Brand Beef Henderson Pure Can* SUGAR Kroger Salad Dressing or 10-lb. bag MAYONNAISE with coupon and §5.00 additional purchase excluding tobacco. Avondale Sliced PEACHES 4 Mb. 13-ot. $400 cans I 5 ORANGES 39' Kroger Salad Dressing Mayonnaise

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