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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 3, 1966
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Gubernatorial Candidates Feel Arkansas Needs Constitution Reform By JOHN R. STARR Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Five «f the eight Democratic candidates for governor believe Arkansas needs constitutional re- NOTICE or COMMISSIONER'S SALE Pursuant to the provisions of a decree which was rendered by the Chancery Court of this District and County, in a cause therein pending, wherein Sewer Improvement District No. 5 of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, Plaintiff Certain lots and tracts of lands which are delinquent for Sewer Assessments due Sewer District No. 5 for 1965, lorm. Two ethers may fee) that way. Only one—Raymond Rebsamen-indicated that he does not believe the 1872 constitution needs major changes. The two "inaybes" are Dale Alford, who did not respond to an Associated Press poll on positions of the candidates, and Frank Holt, who said he would cover the topic in his platform, which is not finalized. Sam Boyce went so far as to say Arkansas needs a new constitution. The others proposed major amendments. Daily Record Weather U. S. Weather Bnreu Agricultural service Keiser, Ark. areas, Including state govern ment structure, organization of the quorum courts, age restrictions on public education and many others." Hays came out Wednesday in favor of a proposed amendment to permit kindergartens in public schools. "We need some constitutional revision," Jim Johnson said. "Basically the Arkansas constitution is one of the best. Reform is needed to bring it up to date in certain particulars." He did not, however, discuss particulars. "The problem is too involved for a detailed discussion here," Johnson wrote on his answer sheet. Defendants I, the undersigned Commissioner of said Chancery Court mentioned above, will, within lawful hours on June 22nd, 1966, offer for sale at public auction to the highest and best bidder, upon a credit of three months at the front door of the Court House in the City of Blytheville, Arkansas, the following property :NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF SUPPOSSED OWNERS OF PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN. John Anderson — Replat Lot No. 15 Barron & Lilly Acre Sub LotB Alline Seals — S. 46' of Lot No. 8 Sam Barnes Addition Alvin & Mary Young — Lot No. 3, Block No. 2, Brawley Addition Sterling Embry — Lot No. 5, Block No. 3 Brawley Addition Colored Church — Lot No. 6, Block No. 1 Mate Daniels Addition • Paul i Charty Akins — Lot No. 6, Block No. 1 Elliott Addition Rosa Lee C. Jackson — Lot No. 9, Block No. 4 Elliott Addition Annie t Estelle Smith — Lot No. 7, Block No. 10, Elliott Addition Selma Currie - Lot No. 13, iu Block No. 2 Fulgham Addittion ened Willie Mary Hall — Lot No. 9. Block No. 3, Fulgham Addition Vernon Leo & Mary E. Hardesty _ Tract "G" Irregular Lots No. 13-14 except 10 feet 1545-11 Terry & Barbara Jean Shain- berg — West 365 ft. East. 800 feet, South 495 feet SE SW 1615-11 Geneva Harris — Lot No. 16, Larry's First Addition Patty, 0. C. Johnson and Emma Bates - Lot No. 19, Larry's Second Addition Winston Hopson — Lot No. 20, Larry's Second Addition Jeffie Orr — Lots No. 24 & 25 Larry's Second Addition Jock Patterson - Lot No. 13, Larry's Fourth Addition Thurman & Theodosia E. Green — Lot'No. 83 Larry's Fourth Addition Leroy & Geneva Payne — Lot No. 9 Larry's Fifth Addition Henry Johnson, Jr., — Lot No. 35 Larry's Fifth Addition Carrie Eddings — Lot No. 3 Jack Michell Addition M. L. & Mary Mattie Wood Lot No. 15 Block No. 2 P. J. O'Brien Sub., Robert & Frances Clark — Lot No. 3 Block No. 2, J. L. 0'- Steen Addition Mary Frances Campbell — Lot No. 10 Block No. 1 Rebecca Patterson Sub., Thomas Y. Chiu - Lots No. 9 & 10 Block No. 4 Edwin Robinson Addn. Albert Thomas — Lots No. 17 & 18 Block No. S Edwin Robinson Addn Ruffin Alston — Lot No. 6 Block No. 9 Edwin Robinsin Addition Thomas Y. Chiu - Lot No. 1 Block No. 10 Edwin Robinson Addition George Dunlap — Lot No. 2 Block No. 1A Edwin Robinson Addition Allie & 0. C. Johnson — Lot No. 3 Block No. 18 Edwin Rob- ton Addition Robert & Lorine Sims — Lots No. 6 & 7 Block No. 1 Edwin Robinson Addition Floyd & Earlene Moran — Lot No. 15 Block 1 Edwin Rob- inscon Addition Willie Caldwell - Lot No. 10 Block No. 4 Edwin Robinson Addition Congregation of Jehova'i Witness - Lot No. 13 Block No. « Edwin Robinson Addition . J. A. Miller - & 18%' E lot' The question asked was: "Do you believe Arkansas needs major constitutional reforms? A new constitution? In what , J) _,,. V . .„.„,„„„. areas is reform needed?" laries of public officials and "Arkansas needs constitutional reforms!!" Boyce replied. "A new constitution would be preferable, but if it is rejected by the people it (the old one) must'be amended. The present constitution is too specific, It is completely outdated." * * + Brooks Hays, too, said a new constitution would be helpful. "Our constitution is outmoded in many respects," Hays said. It is a product of horse and buggy days when the transportation and communication needs of the state were quite different from those of today. "Reform is needed in many * * * Kenneth Sulcer made two specific suggestions—raise sal- imit the governor to one four- year term. "The people are so complacent today that I would be hesitant to ask for a complete constitutional revision," Sulcer said. Winston Chandler suggested changes in the quorum court system and setting four-year terms for all offices. He made no specific recommendations on quorum court changes. INVITATION FOR BIDS Sealed proposals will be received at Blytheville, Arkansas by the Board of Commissioners of Drainage District 17 of Mississippi County, Arkansas until 10:30 o'clock A.M. (C.S.T.), June 15, 1966, for clearing approximately 42.0 miles of Ditch Right-of-Way. The work is located in Mississippi County, Arkansas. The work is accessible by good State and County roads. Any bids received after closing time will be returned unop- Copies of Contract Documents are available at the District Office upon deposit of $5.00, which deposit will be refunded to each actual bidder, within five (5) days after receipt of bids. the character and amount of security to be furnished by each bidder are stated in the above mentioned documents. Bidder must be licensed In Rebsamen replied: "While the constitution under which we live is quite old, it has been amended many times. I do not think at this time it would be expedient to undertake to write a completely new constitution since it is subject to amendment." Southerly winds are bringing moist air into the state but showers still have been reluctant to form. The forecast mentions the possibility of thundershowers only in northwest Arkansas and the rest of the stale is expected to remain rainless through the weekend. Cool weather remains in the eastern seaboard but moderating temperatures will move into the eastern states tonight. Yesterday's highs were in the upper 70s in northwest Arkansas and the 80s elsewhere. Overnight lows ranged from a cool 46 at Calico Rock to 63 at Stuttgart. The five-day forecast, 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. next Thursday, calls for tepmeratures to average three to five degrees above normal with minor day-today changes. Normal highs 82 to 88. Normal low 61 to 67. Rainfall will average near 'A inch but locally around one inch in occasional periods of scattered thundershowers most numerous in west and northern Arkansas. Little or no rainfall is expected in extreme' southeast Arkansas. The dry weather forecast for the weekend is expected to allow field work to continue in the Delta. Increasing southerly winds today and Saturday will be a problem in spraying operations and early morning and late afternoon schedules will be most successful. Markets Open High Low Chicago Wheat July m'/t 188% 167% Sept. 171% Hl% "0 Dec. 176% 176% 175% Chicago Soybeans July 318 319V4 317% Aug 315% 316V4 314% Sept. 298 298% 296'A New York Stocks Texas GS Chrysler RCA AT&T AT&T Dow Xerox GM Pan Amer Ford W'house U. S. Steel Curtis Pub Comsat Amer. Motors Ust 167% 170% 175% 318 316 288 % Sears Parke Davis .. len. Elect. ... Beth. Steel ... Reynolds Tob. Standard NJ .. Holiday Inn ... Ark-La Ark-Mo Divco-Wayne . Yesterday's high—88 Overnight low—64 Precipitation previous 24 hours— none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—26.12 Sunset today—7:09 Sunrise tomorrow—4:47 This Date A Veai ABO Yesterday's high—92 Overnight low—69 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—21,23 OBITUARY • V. R. McCluer Rites Sunday Victor R. McCluer of 826 Robindale died yesterday at Chickasawba Hospital. He was 53. Mr. McCluer came to Blytheville with Cotrier-Bevington Co. several years ago as a supervisor. A member of the Methodist Church, he also . belonged to the Modern Woodmen Lodge. He leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Noah McCuler of Harrod, Ohio; His wife, Mrs. Louitta McCluer of Blytheville; Two sons, Edwin McCluer of Memphis and Earl " 73% 41% j 51% . 51% . 54 , 69'/s . 248'A . 83 . 66 , 47% . 56% . 44% . 9'4 . 56% . 8 T /s . 57% . 31% . 105% . 37% . 37'/ z . 71% . 387s . 44 Vt . 14V4 Bible School Starts Saturday Vacation Bible School of Bethel AME Church begins at 9 a.m. tomorrow with a parade which will begin at Pilgrim Rest Church. Registration will be held following the parade. Classes will be Monday through Friday of ne."t week, 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.-i. Speakers will be heard each day during the week-long school. Chief of Police George Ford, Assistant Fire Chief Roy Moore, Mayor Jimmie Edwards and others are on the program. Arts, crafts and Bible study also are on the program. Three Prison Walls SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The detention cells in the Springfield Courthouse have been keeping a secret for years — one wall was made of heavy cardboard. The wall was painted to match the other, more solid walls of the cell block. A curious policeman, not a prisoner, made the discovery Thursday. Springfield police have been using the courthouse cells for detention while a new station is being built. Work began right away to make, the fake wall secure. Arkansas News Briefs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEARCY, Ark. (AP) - Rep. Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark., told 206 Harding College graduates 000 federal grant earlier. LITTLE ROCK (AP)- State and local government agencies can contribute funds as their share of hiring students under the College Work-Study Program, Atty. Gen. Bruce Bennett said Thursday. > Bennett said the agencies could contribute the funds, fJf' for each student employed, : to the state Office of Economic iVD JlcUUlllg ^UIIKjgc giaunatc? - --Thursday that he envisions the Opportunity. United Slates as "a rising sun Under the program, 8,180 with gr»at days ahead for men: students at 17 Arkansas ,cbl» I leges and universities will work for 10 weeks at $1.25 an hour and women of will" Mills called a college education "a bridge from the past to the future" and "a channel through which to transmit the American cultural heritage." WASHINGTON (AP) - The Economic Development Administration approved Thursday a $114,500 grant to help Marked Tree, Ark., improve its water and sewer treatment systems. Marked Tree sources are contributing $249,500 for the| project, which received a ?135,- scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for at least ten Germany; Two brothers, Roy McCluer of (10) days. | Lima Ohio, and Ray McCluer The Board reserves the right of Ada, Ohio. Vote Registration Deadline July 5 LITTLE ROCK (API-Arkansas' voter registration under Amendment 51 stood at 213,530 in 20 counties through May 31 State Auditor Jimmie (Red) Jones reported Thursday. Voters have until July 5 to register in time to vote in the first primary election July 26. Both the Democrats and Republicans have primary elections this summer. The auditor's office reported these registrations under Amendment 1 by county. Ashley 8,070, Benton 11,055, Bradley 5,228, Calhoun 2,718 Cleburne 4,336, Conway 6,805 Crittenden 8,500, Izard 3,407 Lafayette 4,064, Lee 5,132, Marion 2996. Miller 10,892, Ouachita 12,659, Pike 3,125, Poinsett 9,751, Polk ,278 St. Francis 10,100, Sevier ,900 and White 12,234. VIET NAM (Continued from Page One) edly and in full measure" supported the request, adding it showed the South Vietnamese government's earnest desire for a fair, honest and representative vote. At U.N. headquarters, however, the South Vietnamese request was given slight chance of success. Diplomats doubted that Thant would send U.N. observers to South Viet Nam without Security Council approval. They speculated that if the council did take up the request, either it wouldn't get enough votes for approval or he Soviet Union and perhaps France would veto It. Charles Dickens visited the United States in 1842 and 1867. ' The first Christian Sunday school began in Gloucester, Eng and, in 1780. . for governmental agencies;.;pr local non-profit groups. :j Wales was known as Cambria to the ancient Romans. Graham in England LONDON (AP) — Attendance at the second meeting of Billy- Graham's British crusade dropped to 15,500 Thursday night from the opening night turnout of 18,038, but Graham's organization counted more 'decisions for Christ." The organization reported that 734 persons- came forward at the end of the meeting, com pared with 447 Wednesday night. END FEAR of doctor and hospital bills. Mutual of Omaha hospital, surgical, medical expense and income protection plan pay blj benefits fast and the cost is low. Give yourself and family bis protection, new peace of mind. 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Meyer, Secretary 6-3, 10 Lot No. 2 Block No. 9 Edwin Robinson Addition Joseph A. Miller - E 105' Lot No. 3 Block No. 9 Edwin Robinson Addition Joseph A. Miller - Lot No. 1 Block No. 7 Wilson 3rd Addition. The purchaser at said sale will be required to give bond with approved security to secure the payment of his bid, and a lien will also be retained on the property therefor, Donna DiCicco Commissioner in Chancery Marcus Evrard, 126 West Walnut Street, Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney for Plaintiff St. Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Howard Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. E. H. Hall officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Sonford Cunningham Sanford Cunningham, 74, died yesterday at his home on 16th t. He leaves his wife. Mrs. Olie Cunningham of Blytheville; Three sons, Curtis, John and Sanford, Jr.. all of Blytheville; Four daughters. Mrs. Velma Stone of LaGrange, III., Mrs. Lucinda Kelly of Benton Harbor, Midi., Mrs. Ruth Farmer and Ontario Cunningham, both of Blytheville; Five sisters, three brothers. and four grandchildren. Services will be held at 12 6-3, 10 HERMON JONES MIOBANCB C». Mt OBlOB tit* MOM tJt-MU MrnpUl t, TIBBMIM 0>1) lor no coM uuunac* Mt «rt>M tn KU, BE SAFE LET US PROTECT YOUR PRECIOUS PURS AND WOOLENS IN OUR BONDED STORAGE VAULTS. BESTWAY Laundry Cleaners * DELIVERY 2012 2-2408 oon Sunday at Grumpier Fu- eral Home chapel, with Rev. erry Pankey officiating. Burial vill be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. ••*••••••• Services Bjr Coll' FUNERAL HOME Integrity Cottonwood Raceway Int. 55 & Hiway 140 OSCEOLA, ARK. Racing this Friday & Each Friday Night Time Trials — 6:30 p.m. Races _ 8:15 p.m. All New Track Steel Bleachers Class "C" Stockers and Class "A" Super Modified from a 5-State Area. TMFASTKT QUARTER-MILE GUMBO TRACK IN THE SOUTH "61" Motor Co., • Highway 61, North

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