The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 7, 1966 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 7, 1966
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Btyfterffle (Art.) Courier New - Tuesday, June 7, m- tost Sevei Astros Are Eager to Talk By RONALD THOMPSON CAFE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) — The triumphant Gemini 9 astronauts, eager to talk, tackle today the tedious job of recalling (or experts the disappointments and successes of a historic three days in space. Officials want to know every detail, and space twins Thomas P. Stafford and Eugene A. Cernan plan to take 11 days to cover them. All points to the fact Gemini 9 — troubled as it was — added to the log of experience needed for man's journey to the moon. "It was a disappointment in spots," Cernan told friends. RACE (Continued from Page One) payers, such as income, etc. Any record of public interest should be kept public. Q — Do you favor voting ma chines? A — The people approved voting machines in a statewide referendum and I think their wishes should be respected. Q — Do you favor school con- aolidation, home rule for cities, constitutional reform? A — School consolidation is to be placed before the people In the form of an initiated act ind I will abide by the decision nude at the polls. I do look favorably on home rule for cities and constitutional reform although I believe we can work rich reform without a drastic change in our present constitutional structure. Q — Would you describe your- aelf as liberal, moderate or conservative? A — I one* classified myself as a Southern moderate in a book which I wrote and, since 1 still try to follow the Biblical admonition to "practice moderation in all things," I suppose that classification would come as close to being accurate as any. However, since such labels mean one thing to one person and another to the next, I feel they are misleading. 'But we did get some real good nformation, a great deal of ex- lerience." The 32-year-Old father of one returned from space the world's champion space walker, and with a direct one-grade promotion by the President to Navy commander. Cernan and Stafford splashed with amazing accuracy back to earth at 10 a.m. Monday, riding their scorched spaceship to within 3>A miles of the recovery aircraft carrier Wasp in the Atlantic. They got a jubilant welcome aboard the carrier, then flew to Cape Kennedy in separate planes shortly before 7 p.m. After four days of debnefings here the pilots will have a happy re union with their families ir Houston, Tex. The public will hear dramatic details of Gemini 9's orbita chases and Cernan's breathtak ing space walk at a news con ference scheduled by the astronauts in Houston June 17. During 72 hours, 21 minutes in space, Stafford and Cernan rolled up a stream of victorie that included: —Cernan's 2 hour and minute cosmic stroll, the long est ever, although 30 minute shorter than originally planned His face plate fogged and froze and he had to ditch a plan to us a super, rocket-propelled bac pack to shoot through the heav ens. —Three rendezvous chase after a target satellite, all o which figured strongly in futur man-in-space programs, incluc ing the one that will someda return men from the moon. —Their landing demonstrate that two astronauts could stee a spacecraft to a, pinpoint land ing. In fact, Gemini 9 came s close that many aboard the cr rier heard the spacecraft's soni boom as it broke the sound bar rier. A major setback, though, wa the fact Gemini 9 did not get chance to link to its chase ta get, shot into space two daj ahead of the two astronauts, shroud failed to eject and e; pose a docking cone, making look, in Stafford's words, lik "an angry alligator." Daily Record Waathor V. S. Weather Bureau Agricultural service Keiser. Ark. A warm, dry day is expected to Arkansas today. A few thundershowers will develop in northwest Arkansas this afternoon with isolated thundershower activity returning to the state Wednesday mainly during the afternoon and evening. A weak frontal system lies through the northern portion of the state and will push northward as a warm front later today. Temperatures in the 80s with considerable sunshine will allow a full day of field work in eastern portions today. Yesterday's highs were generally in the 80s but Pine Bluff hit the 9Q-degree mark. Overnight lows were in the 60s and low 70s. Soybean planting occupies the attention of many planters in the Delta. The wheat harvest will be gaining momentum during the next week in the Delta. Wind conditions will be most favorable for spraying during the early morning and late afternoon hours but shower probabilities will increase to about 20 percent by Wednesday afternoon in the Delta. than 7,000 hours in 53 years flying, died Saturday. Suss obtained his first American p ot's license in 1928 and still w icensed at the time of h death. He operated his ow lying school and air park ne Chicago for many years befo retiring nine years ago. He VK 3orn in Vienna. PLEASANT HILL, Cal (AP) — Clarence L. Hamm, 6 an Associated Press photogr pher for 28 years before be r :ired in 1962, died Sunday aft suffering many years from leart ailment. Hamm cover the Capone gang era in Chicag was a Pacific theater war ph tographer in World War II a also covered the Korean w; He was born in Chicago. Markets Open High Low Last Chicago Wheat Overnight low— «9 Precipitation prevlout 54 houw (to 7 a.m. today) — .01 PreclptUtlon Jan. 1 to dlt«— 26,13 Sunwt eunrtM tomorrow— 4:47 T(ll( Dlte A Y<u A(> Tfstirday'i high— 81 o«rnl«ht lew— «3 Preelptt»»l»B .'«. EL World Deaths CAJON, Calif. (AP) Buddhists Level New Defiance at Ky Regime By <J. WHITE SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Buddhist militants made new gestures of defiance against the government today after Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's military regime excluded its chief Buddhist critics from the enlarged junta. Three battalions of govern- STEELE'S MAN OF THE YEAR — Howard Burns has been selected as Steele's Man of the Year. He was instrumental in organizing and promoting the Steele Housing Authority this year. He is president of Steele's Chamber of Commerce and past president of the Jaycees. He has lived in Steele all his life. (Courier News Photo) ment troops arrived outside the northern Buddhist citadel of Hue, but their Officers said they were en route to an operation against the Communists and would make no attempt to seize the city. A report from Hue said the militant Buddhist leader Thieh Tri Quang had instructed his followers to allow the troops to MEREDITH NATO Meet Opens Today (Continued from Page One) the point where Meredith fell on the sun-baked highway. Floyd B. McKissick, national director of the Congress ef Racial Equality, said CORE will continue the march started by Meredith. "I will call upon 1,000 volunteers to join CORE in this 'It will corn- By ARTHUR L. GAVSHON BRUSSELS (AP) — Foreign ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization open their annual spring meeting today to discuss, measures made necessary by France's withdrawal from the alliance's military command. The ministers also were to discuss a Danish plan to seek a Suropean security settlement with the Soviet Union. This was expected to produce still another fundamental disagreement with France. Following an all-day preliminary meeting Monday, the 14 non-French members of NATO nad these decisions ready for French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville: * * * 1. Belgium agreed to provide a home for the NATO military command, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe — SHAPE. President Charles de Gaulle has told it to leave Paris by next April 1. 2. The 14 ministers agreed to meet again in October to decide whether to move the NATO Council, the alliance's permanent political body, from Paris. Prodded by the United States and Britain, the 14 reportedly recognized the importance ol keeping the political group close to shape for efficiency and security. But Canada and other smaller powers felt its retention in Paris for the time being might facilitate negotiations with De Gaulle on France's future participation in the alliance. 3. The 14 agreed to combine and streamline several other NATO theater commands, to July Sept. Dec. 170 172% 177V 2 170 172% 178 168% 171% 177 169% 172 Vi 177 3 /8 Chicago Soybeans July Aug. Sept. 315 316 312V's 313% 294% 296 313 3 ,i 311% New York Stocks , Oakley G. Kelly, 74, who made the first non-stop transcontinental airplane flight 45 years ago, died Sunday. Kelly, a lieutenant in the Army Air Corps and Lt. John A. MacReady made the record-breaking flight in 1922. They took off from New York with only a compass to guide tb«m and landed in San Diego liter • nearly tf-hour flight. Kelly retired In 1M» as a colonel, having «erved 33 years. CLEARWATER, Ha. (AP) Max Sussin, 71, World War I Austrian ace who logged more Texas G. S. Chrysler ... RCA AT&T ..... Dow Xerox GM Pan Amer 312V4 294% 89% SO 82'/ 8 64% 47% Ford W'house 55 U. S .Steel 43 Curtis Pub 9'A Comsat 54 7 /s Amer Motors 8'/l Scars 57% Parke Davis 31'/s Gen Elect 1WV4 Beth Steel ;• 32tt Reyonlds "ob 37% Standard NJ Holiday Inn Ark • La Ark • Mo Divco • Wayen 70% 14% tttt OBITUARY • Robert Cooper Robert Glenn Cooper, infan son of Airman and Mrs. Rober Lee Cooper, died S u n d a y at Blytheville Air Force Base Hospital. He was one day Old. Services will be Thursday in Buffalo, Ky., with burial in Buffalo Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge locally. Sallie Shelby Service for Sallie Melvina Shelby of Arbyrd will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. in West Side Baptist Church in Manila by Rev. Thurlo Lee. Burial, Howard Funeral Service in charge, will be in Manila Cemetery. Mrs. Shelby, who was 68, lived in Arbyrd for the past seven years. She had lived in Manila most of her life and was a native of Dexter. She died Sunday in Leach- vlllc. She leaves her husband, Charles Russell Shelby; One daughter, Mrs. Maythell Young, Memphis; three grandchildren and three great grand, children. hift them from Paris to the Low Countries or West Germany, to send NATO's Defense College from Paris to Rome and o close up the American-Brit- sh-French standing group in Washington which supervised over-all strategy. 4. Another Washington-based body, NATO's Military Commit. ee, will set itself up alongside he NATO Council wherever that may be and will take over from SHAPE certain military planning and , administrative unctions. The Danish proposal for new talks with the Soviet Union will come under study when the ministers get down to analyzing .rends in Soviet policy and in East-West relations generally. Danish Foreign Secretary Per Haekkerup feels that NATO as a group should approach the Soviet bloc's Warsaw alliance for talks on a European security system and a political settlement for divided Germany. * * * Secretary of State Dean Rusk, British Foreign Secretary Michael Stewart and West German Foreign Minister Gerhard Schroeder reportedly approve the proposal in principle but feel there must be careful preparation for any negotiations with the Communists. They also insist that only NATO as a whole, and not any one of its members, is qualified to speak for the West. French sources say Couve <J« Murville feels that the aim of the Americans, British and French is to undercut De Gaulle's mission to Moscow on June 20. De Gaulle agrees with the Russians that a European security deal should be negotiated by the European countries themselves. This approach would bar the Americans from file conference table. march," he Said. . mence from the point where James Meredith fell and end at his announced destination." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, ar ranged to fly from Atlanta to Memphis to see Meredith. Dr. King said he and other SCLC leaders, after the hospital visit, would move on into Mississippi to urge Negroes to get out and vote in today's primary. The shooting. h« said, shows move mttugh the city Wednes-1 altars on toe sidewalk after pro- day morning by temporarily removing Buddhist household altars they had placed in the streets as a new form of antigovernment protest. The 1,200 marines and paratroops pitched their tents six miles south of Hue tonight after moving out of Da Nang earlier in the day. Tri Quang's underground radio said Monday that Ky planned to send his soldiers into the city as he had done last month to seize Da Nang from Buddhist rebels. * v * In the war against the Communists, an attack by a company of North Vietnamese regulars on a U.S. artillery camp in the central highlands backfired badly. U.S. Air Force planes and troops of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division struck back at the 100 or so attackers and killed at least 77, an American spokesman said. Just northwest of Saigon, elements of the U.S. 25th Infantry Division pounced on a Viet Cong supply area, killed perhaps two dozen Communist guards and captured 155 weapons buried In tiie swamp in plastic wrappers. The two actions broke a lull ol about a week in the ground fighting in South Viet Nam. Cloudy weather limited the air war against North Viet Nam to 55 multiplane missions Monday, but American pilots flew 524 combat sorties in the south and U.S. B52s hit a suspected Viet Cong concentration northwest el Saigon. Amid the stir over the troop movement to Hue, a general strike disrupted business in Hue, 400 miles northeast of Saigon, while members of the ;ecting some in the central market place with barbed wire to prevent them from being hit by vehicles. * * * Some residents later pushed a few altars back into the streets. A brief flurry occurred near the Da Nang market when troops used tear gas to • scatter 10 monks and a group of followers attempting to start a demonstration. In Saigon, police quickly throttled a potential demonstration. They arrested some 40 youths who tried to join a funeral procession for a Buddhist nun who burned herself to death last Saturday—one of nine fiery suicides in the last 10 days to protest U.S. support of the military regime. Militant Buddhists vowed to continue their fight against the Ky government despite the junta's efforts to placate Buddhist criticism by adding 10 civilians to its membership. None of the 10 civilians named to join the 10 generals on the junta represented the Buddhist Institute, although some moderate • Bud dhists were Included. The remainder of the slate was made of veteran politicians, two Roman Catholics and members of the Cao Dal and Hoa. Hao religious sects. Seven thousand Buddhist roared their disapproval at an antigovernment rally on the muddy grounds of the Buddhist Institute on the outskirts of Saigon. Monks finally calmed their agitated followers by instructing them to dig in for "a long, long fight." * * * The junta was doubled under gime. They might also call fop a joycott of the Sept. 11 election of a Constituent Assembly ; to give the nation a constiuion. Samuel Hill of Baltirnpre made the first gas meter in"flie United States in 1832. -^ hat "a reign of terror still ex- sts in the south." Whitney M. Young Jr., lirector of the National Urban .league, said he was Calling an mergency meeting of the lead- ng civil rights organiations in he country "to discuss immedi- ite steps that ought to be tak- sn" In he wake of the shooting. Buddhist struggle movement in Da Nang, 50 miles to the south, also placed household altars in the streets and along the road to the strategic U.S.-Vietnamese airbase outside the city. A Vietnamese air force plane swept low over Hue and called for the removal of the altars, while troops in Da Nang placed an agreement negotiated oy tne government and a team o! Buddhists led by Thich Tarn Chau, chairman of the Buddhist Institute and the leading moderate among Buddhist political activists. The Buddhist* seemed likely to direct their supporters in new demonstrations against the re- \^ O O O FUNERAL HOME, Integrity •<• B. HARVISON, •Arrange Incomplete. '' ROBERT COOPKE, Buffalo Ky- . -•.-. s ••••*••••••••••*••••»< -9— <n . rf. f NEW WINNER—Sweden, which already has such as Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman and Anita Ekberg to its credit, could well bays another winner in the international film world with CamillaSparv. The 20- year-old, Swedish-born orfer time New York model, who had a •small part in "The Trouble with Angels," is now costarring with James Coburn in the adventure film. "The Big Noise." >* Suvlcei By How to succeed in business by really trying Ford sales are at an all-time high. During May Ford outsold all other car makes! Garcia Gets 10 Years HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (API- Pete Garcia, 32, of Turrell, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to an armed robbery charge in the $49,643 holdup of elderly widow here. Circuit Judge P. E. Dobbs, vriio sentenced Garcia, said he would set trial dates for two other men who pleaded innocent to similar charges in the robbery—Charles Boyles, 24, and Herbert Bracken, 37, both of Memphis. Police arrested the three less than one hour after Mrs. W. G. Miller was robbed at her home at Lake Hamilton. Bear Trees Mayor WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A bear which weighed about 300 pounds ran loose in Wayne*ville Monday and chased Mayor Henry Clayton. He escaped by climbing a tree. Then the bear ran off toward Eagle Nest Mountain with sheriff's deputies in Dot but futile pursuit. Remember Pay , Your P«p«r Bojr Hie word Is spreading-fMt-that Ford Division Is building the best ears it has ever built. And it's true. Never IMV* Ford cars been so food-never Iwve Ford Mle* been so hit"People discovered our 1966 Ford was the strongest Ford ever built A strong car, well-engineered, is a quiet car—and the '66 Ford has a ride that Is quieter even than some of Europe's most expensive hand- built luxury ears. . . Over t million people have already bought Mustangs. This rare blend of sports-car excitement and solid value is the most popular new car in history ... and right now it's the world's best-selling hardtop and convertible. Wagon buyers are excited about our Magic Doorgate —the greatest step forward in wagon convenience in years. It opens out like a door for people ang swings down like a tailgate for cargo. It's standard equipment en an Ford and Fairlane wagons. Car shoppers discovered a whole new range of comforts end cowwitjenca*. The '66 Ford offer* power front disc brakes, a Stereo-Sonic Tape System, America's largest V-8 to perform on regular luel, Silent-Flo Ventilation that keeps air fresh with ill windows closed, and a new Satoty/Conwenieace Control Panel that lets you leek all doors with one switch, has fights to warn ' tf fuel's low or a door's ajar, reminds you to fasten seat belts. A whale new group of sports-minded ear buyer* has come over to Fairlane. We've redesigned it completely with 30 new models, including GT's, sports-luxury XL's, convertibles, Squire wagons, and an exciting new Sport Shitt Cruise-0-Vatic Drive (on QT/A models) that gives you the ease of an automatic—or lets you shin manually for the fun ol it People everywhere are finding out just how much extra value we've built into today's Ford cars—extra value that's the reason why FOR) sales have soared to an all-time high. And that's why Ford Dealers... leading from strength ... are now offering you the best deals ever. There are specially equipped, specially priced Fords, Fair- bines and Mustangs, and special values on all our cars —across the whole line. See them soon. You're ahead in a FORD M CMVUt WITN YOU* CAMUU.... START W4TM A SMITY WICK PHILLIPS FORD SALES rofto MLAXU apo « oooa MAKPTO*': Broadway «t Chiekasawbo •lythtvilU, Ark.

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