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»y«Mvffl« (Art.) Courier Kewi » . 3ua»tt,lHt-Hiiitlaai // Elected Boyce Envisions Tax Reduction JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -Ion which to base a campaign. Bam Boyce attacked what he called unnecessary expenses in state government Thursday night and said his programs may "permit a possible tax reduction." Boyce, a 34-year-old prosecutor from Newport, is one of eight candidates seeking the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. In a televised speech, Boyce said that by making better usei of state funds it would be pos gible to reduce state taxes while increasing the effectiveness of slate services. This can be achieved, he said, by holding the line against "unnecessary tax spending and unwarranted expansion of state agencies." These two things have been ignored too long, he said, point- Ing to two controversial expenditures of state money as examples of the unnecessary expenses he would eliminate. * •• * They were the use of the governor's emergency fund to pay debts of the Arkansas Horse Show Association and a fund to provide $500 a year pensions for some members of three state commissions. Boyce said lie, like other candidates, favored tenure for teachers and job security for state employes under an enforced merit system, but he called them "narrow promises" the state constitution were corrected and overhauled. "If a constitutional convention is the answer, let's get en with it," he said. He urged voters not to choose a boss who is "the leader or rubber stamp spokesman of a r chosen few. You owe it to your than the hungry king-makers,"!self and also the candidates to He said he wanted to "develop progressive, dynamic programs, bring in new ideas in government, exercise energy and imagination. • * * "We must utilize the services of skilled professionals, rather he said. Boyce said the state was in trouble until faulty statutes and l have a good reason for the decision made by you on election day." PANAMA (AP) — National Guardsmen used tear gas to disperse bands of rock-throwing youths who smashed street lights, turned in false fire alarms and littered the streets of Panama City Thursday night. The disorders have continued for several nights. Earlier, soldiers in Colon, 38 miles to the northwest, hurled tear gas grenades to break up efforts by about 200 students to set up makeshift barricades in the downown area. The incident took place after more than 1,500 persons Union is supplying Egypt a new $165-million credit to. help President Gamal Abdel Nasser with his second five-year economic development plan, the semiofficial paper Al Ahram reported today. Al Ahram said Nasser had received a special message from Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin informing him of the Soviet government's decision to approve the credit, which Nasser requested during Kosygin's visit to Egypt last month. ROME (AP) — In vast re- CAIRO (AP) — The Soviet Weather OBITUARY Mrs. Hepler Services for Mrs. Mattie Hepler. 69, will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in Center Street Baptist Church in Osceola by Rev. M. D. Davis. Burial will be in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens, Swift Funeral Home in charge, Mrs. Hepler was from Victoria j and died in Osceola Memorial' Hospital yesterday. A native of Fulton County, Ky., she had lived in Mississippi County for 43 years and was a member of the Baptist Church. She leaves her husband, D. S. Hepler; Three sons, H. N. Hepler, Las Vegas, F. F. Hepler, Los Angeles, W. B. Hepler, Reiser; Four daughters, Mrs. Katherine Warhurst, Bassett, Mrs. Mildred Greener, Belleville, 111., Mrs. Fay Wallace Wilson, Mrs. Mary Stone, Victoria; One brother, Harley Ayers, Milan, Tenn.; Two sisters, Mrs. Clara Johnson and Mrs. Mittie Franks, both of Caruthersville; 'Twenty - nine grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Mrs. Fannie Davis Mrs. Fannie Mae Davis, 56, died yesterday at McRae Sanitarium. ; She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Eveline Moran of Blytheville; i Three sisters, Mrs. Lucy Jones. Mrs. Rachel Young, and . ,, 11 ii 11 \j«Ji ici i 0.1 iidi) "J«) vi. ««*•—o--i Mrs. Beulan Allen, all of !>ar-j and said . ,.„ you open your marched through Colon in a fu-lgions of the world where hunger neral procession for two students killed in rioting last Monday. The rioting resulted from student protests over the unexplained killing of Juan Navas Pajaro, an ultra-leftist student leader. is worst, the rats are eating better than the people. The U.N Food and Agricul- Arkansas News Briefs PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) Karla King, a 123-pound hazel- eyed brownette, reigned today as Miss Paragould, winning the title Thursday night from 10 other contestants. Miss King, 5-foot-754, will represent the city in tiie Miss Arkansas Pageant this summer. The sophomore at Arkansas State Teachers College is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl King. Her measurements are 37-23-36. First runner-up honors went to Mary Ann Satterwhite, 19, the reigning Miss Greene County. Sherry Lamb, 19, was selected, as second runner-up. LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Orval Faubus told a news conference Thursday that he plans to go to Viet Nam to look into the morale of soldiers, their support in the field, and to determine whether they are being properly supplied. He will go on behalf of President Johnson, Faubus said, as well as for his own evaluation. Faubus said he would have already gone if he had not become ill recently with a sinus infection. WASHINGTON (AP)-An air pollution control study project in Arkansas got a $38,000 federal boost Thursday, Sen. John L. McClellan, . D-Ark., announced. McClellan said the U. S. Public Health Service approved the grant for the Arkansas Pollution Control Commission. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Famers Home Administration has approved loan-grant applications for water system improvements for five Arkansas communities in four counties. Sen. John L. McClellna, D- Ark., said Thursday that Bassett in Mississippi County will Today In Washington WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service is making more and more use of the tax collecting agency won't let the machine become its master. "The machine will be the servant of our professionals," IRS Director Sheldon S. Cohen told a conference on the Impact of Computers of the Tax Practice. The return of every taxpayer were checked by computers this year for mathematical errors. Next year, IRS hopes to subject every individual tax return to a complete computer check for duplicate filings, mathematical wage, dividend and interest forms. WASHINGTON (AP) - Undersecretary of State George W claimed next Tuesday as Flag Day and urged display of the Stars and Stripes throughout that week - National Flag Week. The Federal National Mort- gae Association reduces the price it will pay for govern- (Continued (ram Ptge One) handled by members of the AFL-CIO International Union of Operating Engineers. LONDON - Britain's top union leaders reject striking seamen's plea for support and ment-insured mortgages and at! some striking locals press for the same time increases the interest rate on participation certificates it is selling this month. President Johnson signs legislation increasing from 3,500 to 4,000 the authorization for commissioned Coast Guard officers. President and Mrs. Johnson invite 113 permanent representatives to the United Nations and high-ranking U.N. officials and their wives to a White House reception next Tuesday Ball predicts certain anti-Amer- i ev £? ln S- iean sentiments will vanish I when Western European nations become more united. Ball said anti-American feelings "spring from a sense of disparity in size and a feeling Labor Department reports 379,000 workers were involved in strikes during April, a 13-year high for that month. CAPITAL QUOTES IK United State fs 3 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS i "Thio for.roa/»nincr mnacnrA ture Organization estimated ^ ?4 8,000~loan and $40,today that rats and other pests „„„ grgnt . Dyess jn Miss i ss ip pi consume 20 per cent of all grain produced in the Far East, with the loss as high as 25 per cent in some of the most teeming, undernourished countries. Daily Record TeBterdsy's high—96 Overnight low—60 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to 7 a.m. today)—none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—26.72 Sunset today—7:12 Sunrise tomorrow—4 '.46 This Date A Year Ago Yesterday's high—93 Overnight low—73 Precipitation Jan, 1 to data—21.32 INTEGRATION (Continued from Page One) eluded Meredith received the best medical treatment and "he was informed he could be released or remain longer." Meredith's wounds had been described as superficial. At the conclusion of Thursday's walk, while the crowd was dispersing near a livestock a.ic- tion barn south of Como, a white Mississippian approached King and asked that they "communicate through the teachings of Christ." * * * The man identified himself as Carter Parnell, 49, of Sledge, dis, Miss.; Childs of Blytheville and Major Childs of Sardis; • Nineteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. 1 Services will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. at Progressive Baptist Church, with Rev. L. B. Burton in charge. 3urial will be at Morris Chapel Cemetery of Sardis. Crumpler Funeral Home is in charge locally. Morhis Currie Services for Mathis Currie, 82, who died Saturday, will be con- Baptist Church Sundaly at 2 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Church with burial in Carrs Cemetery. Rev. Eddie Rhodes will officiate. He leaves a son, James Currie, Nettleton, Miss.; One sister, Mrs. Mary Robin- ion, Armorel. Home Funeral Home U in charge. Bible School Ends At A.M.E. Church : Vacation Bible School will end tonight »t Bethel A.M.E. Church With, a program beginning at 7. hearts to the teachings of Christ then we won't have any differences to resolve." King asked the man to e a t with him. The man did not respond. "What does the Bible say about segregation?" King said. It says nothing," said the man. Again King asked him to join his dinner table. The man remained silent. King walked away, saying: "1 want you to eat with me i£ we are going to be brothers." Gospel Songs In Spotlight Mississippi County Singing Convention meets Sunday at 2 p.m. at Walker Park's Women's Exhibit Building. The New Wonder State Quartet, the Ross Sisters and other groups, including several from Missouri, are expected at the gospel singing event. The two-hour program is free and is non • denominational and open to the public. Remember Pay Your ttfet Boy Markets Open High Low Last Chicago Wheat July Sept. Dec. 169 17216 177V4 169'/ 8 172% 177% 168 V4 17154 176% 168% 171% 176% Chicago Soybeans July 317 Aug. 316 Sept. 29454 317% 315% 315% 316% 314 3 /4 295% 294ft 314% 29454 New York Stocks Texas GS 103 Chrysler 41% RCA 53 AT&T 52% Dow 68% Xerox 258^ GM Pan Amer Ford 82% 70 46% Westinghouse 57 U. S. Steel 43% Curtis Pub 10 Comsat 59V4 Amer. Motors 9!/s Sears 5854 Parke Davis 32'A Gen. Elect 10754 Beth. Steel 32% Reynolds Tob 37% Standard NJ 70% Holiday Inn 40 ] /4 Ark-La 44 Ark-Mo .: 14% Divco-Wayne 34% Car-Truck Wreck Fatal to Two LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Two persons were killed Thursday when a car and truck collided at the entrance of a shopping center just south of the Asher and University intersection here. City Police identified the victims as Mrs. Evie Douglas, 85, and Mrs. Edna Young, 45, both of Little Rock. Officers quoted Gene Wor- shen of North tittle Rock, driver of Hie truck as saying he swerved to miss the car and struck another truck driven by Bill Spradlin of Jacksonville. Worshen's truck then collided with the car. Neither Worshen nor Spradlin was injured, police said. County an $80,000 loan and $30.000 grant; Biggers in Randolph County a $56,000 loan and $51,000 grant; Russell in White County a $61,8.00 loan and $60,700 grant and Sedgwick in Lawrence .County a $45,000 loan and $45,000 grant. LITTLE ROCK (AP)— Floyd Thomas of El Dorado was elected governor of Arkansas Boys State Thursday. Johnny York of Little Rock- was elected lieutenant governor, Jim Moses of Little Rock secretary of state, Rick Lancaster of Texarkana attorney general and Jack Huff of Batesville treasurer. Other officers elected were ering in its overwhelming, ;™ s far-reaching measure weight of resources and' wl11 bene(lt evef y housewife and every consumer in this nation" — President Johnson on Senate passage of a bill increasing gov- wealth." "Once the peoples of Europe move toward a sense of unity, then this sense of disparity, this sense of being smaller and having fewer resources will tend to disappear," he added in an interview taped in Washington with the British Broadcasting Corp. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson met'for about 154 hours Thursday night with chairman of 15 Senate comit- tees. The White House conference apparently centered on the status of legislation and the Viet Nam situation. There had been no further announcement of the meeting. Two Cabinet members attended — Secratary of Defense Robert S. McNamara and Postmaster General Lawrence F. O'Brien, the latter apparently in his capacity as liaison man with Congress. CAPITAL FOOTNOTES By The Associated Press President Johnson has pro- RACE (Continued from Page One) half of the speech to a discussion of his ideas on industrialization and labor relations. Only his remarks on these topics were included in prepared speech copies distributed to newsmen before he spoke. He said that most of the platform he outlined in a television speech several weeks ago had been forgotten because of interest in his "shocking unmask- David Wayne Johnston of Par- ing of the power structure and is, land commissioner; Dean !f ° *"** »<•"«"=*«" Goodman of Bismarck, auditor; Thomas E. McKinney of Newport, chief justice; and associate justices James Gilbert of Hatfield,, Buz McArthur of Little Rock, Keith Hamtn of Trumann, David Carter of Fort Smith and Bryden Moon of FayeUeville. WASHINGTON (AP) - The U. S. Commerce Department, through the Economic Development Administration, approved Thursday a $114,500 grant to help Marked Tree, Ark., improve and expand its sewage treatment system. The funds will supplement a $135,000 grant from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. LITTLE ROCK (AP)-A request by Southwestern States Telephone Co. to eliminate its business office in Judsonia was approved Thursday by the state Public Service Commission. BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (AP)A $1 million shopping center in Blytheville is scheduled for completion in March, 1967, with construction to begin next month. The center will include a Montgomery Ward catalog store, Safeway Stores, Inc., and Sterling Co., Inc., department store. An additional 12,000 square feet of space will be available for smaller shops. its hired candidates." Johnson said he would strengthen the state's industry- hunting machinery but that he would not try to lure factories with a promise of cheap labor. He said he would emphasize indusrial expansion backed with Arkansas capital. Johnson spoke from the huge stage of the Crossett Auditorium from a rostrum flanked by the American and Arkansas flags. Candidates for other state and county offices were introduced at the start of the program, but Johnson had the stage alone when he appeared, smiling and waving, in a black suit and striped tie. Mrs. Johnson and the couple's twin sons were in the audience. After the speech, Johnson descended from the stage and embraced and kissed supporters who filed by for the traditional handshaking. "I love you all," he said. Sf rvkei By FUNERAL HOME Intesrity B. C. HARVISON, 2 p.m. Saturday, Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. •»•••••••••• t ••••••••• Card Of Thanks We wish to extend our sincere appreciation to our many friends for the beautiful flowers, food and many kindnesses shown to us following the deal!) of our nephew, Bob Rogers. We especially want to thank Rev. J. J. Johnson i'or his words of comfort. Th» Rogert family negotiations. With its money running out, the union may be forced to the negotiating table soon. Dies at 116 UTICA, N.Y. (AP) - Mrs. Sinforina Rivera smoked five cigars a day. She drank whisky by the water glass, too, but cut that down to "weekend parties only." Mrs. Rivera died Thursday at St. Elizabeth's Hospital at the age of 116. ernment authority to regulate packaging and labeling of foods, drugs and other items. DOCTOR TO SUREONS: NOW HEAR THIS POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - Dr. Lester Allison. Powell, underwent surgery recently at a Billings, Mont., hospital. Just before the Operation he talked nurses into slipping him a bottle iof merthiolate. Beetle Fear Grips Manila Hotels MANILA (AP) - Wanted: A Manila Beatle pad. The Beatles are due in the Philippine capital July 4 and so far they have no place to stay. None of the city's hotels want them for fear of being invaded by fans of the mop-haired English singers. Ban the Boards BOSTON (AP) — Surf-boarders have been banned from the 17 metropolitan district beaches in greater Boston. Commissioner Howard Whitmore Jr., said the action was taken Thursday 'to prevent hazards to bathers at heavily patronized beaches — particularly by persons unskilled in the sport." His colleagues, preparing for the operation, removed the sheet covering him and found the following message painted across Allison's chest: "Think." Read Courier News Classifieds PHYY THEATER IV W A I Blytheville OPEN 7 DAYS WEEK CONTINUOUS SHOWING SAT. & SUN. 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