The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1966 · Page 7
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Seven Shot, 37 Jailed In Chicago Street Riots Blythevin* (Ark.) C«ur!«r Newi - Tuerfiy, June 14, MM- Pin few glirlzed. When the fathering law the police ear's blue light blinking, they broke and ran down the street, breaking windows and yelling. They ignored the plea* of clergymen and community leaden. The Rev. Donald Headley. executive director of the Cardinal's Committee for Spanish- Speaking People, has said there is a "lack of communication" the residents and By JER3V KUC CHICAGO (AP) - Police ought with more than 1,000 riot- ng Puerto Ricans Monday night n the second straight night of iolence on Chicago's Northwest Ude. Seven Puerto Ricans were ihot and wounded and 37 more were arrested before the rioting was brought under control early today, police said. Police said one of the men was shot when he threw a fire bomb. Police officials said the other six apparently were hit by stray bullets. Daily '. Weather V. 8. Weather Bureau AfTicnltural service Reiser. Ark. Sunny skies and mild tempera- ures will be featured today in Arkansas following a day of icattered shower activity in the itate. Rainfall amounts were highest in the extreme northeast and he southwest with some iso- ated localities recording over in inch. Abundant sunshine today will drive temperatures well up into the 80s. Cloud cover governed yesterday afternoon's tempera- lures to a great extent. Afternoon temperatures ranged from K at Morrilton to 80 at Fay- stteviUe and Harrison. Some additional 24-hour rainfall amounts: El Dorado .23, Fayetteville .13, Helena .10, Texarkana .57, Blytheville 1.43, while Little Rock and Pine Bluff could muster only a trace. The showers were welcome in the north Delta where top soil moisture was becoming deficient. To;3 soil moisture supplies are still deficient in the central and south Delta. The next prospects for showers now appear to be about Friday. Some farmers who have delayed seeding soybeans because of dry soils will now be able to plant after a day's drying. The small grain harvest should pick up again in northeast Arkansas. Prospects for haying look good through Thursday, but increasing shower activity will likely develop by Friday. Teiterday'a high— 91 Overnight low — «5 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to 7 a.m. today)— 1.19 Precipitation Jan. 1 to data— 27.91 fiunset today— 7:14 Sunrise tomorrow — 4:48 This Date A year Ago Yesterday's high— 89 Overnight low— 68 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date— 22.50 OBITUARY • Mrs. Lane Rites Tomorrow at 2 Mrs. Mollie Lane of 2140 Carolyn St. died early this morn- Ing in Little Rock. She was 88. A lifelong Blytheville resident, Mrs. Lane was a charter member of the Lonoke Methodist Church. She was the widow of the late Albert Lane. She leaves a daughter, Mrs. R.E. Smothers of Blytheville; A son, Lawrence Lane of Blytheville; Eleven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Billy King in charge. Pallbearers will be Bert Metcalf, Johnny Barnes, Leonard Barnes, Douglas Robertson, Harlyn Webb, and Wilbur Lane. Todd Services Are Incomplete Eugene Todd, painter and former Blytheville resident, died yesterday in Chicago. He was 31. Mr. Todd was a resident here until he moved to Chicago about five years ago. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mary Nedene Todd of Chicago; His mother, Mrs. Ada 0. Todd of Blytheville; Three sisters, Mrs. Bernice McBride of Chicago, Mrs. Roberta Harris of Ft. Bragg, N.C., and Mrs. Albert Young of Germany; Three brothers, John Todd and Billy Todd, both of Chicago, and James Todd in service in Vietnam. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home. Record Markets Open High Low Last Chicago Wheat July 172 172% 171 V4 171% Sept. 174% 174% 174 174% Dec. 180 180% llWi 179% Chicago Soybeans July mYt 320% 318V4 320% Aug. 317% 319?i 317% 319V. Sept. 295% 297 7 /8 295% 297% ' New York Stocks Texas GS 101% Chrysler 41% RCA 63% A. T. & T. 54% Dow 67% Xerox 257% GM 82V4 Pan Ainer 71% Ford 47% Westinghouse 57% U. S. Steel 44% Curtis Pub 9% Comsat 58% Amer. Motors 10% Sears 68 Parke Davis 32% Gen. Electric 110 Beth. Steel 32% Reynolds Tob 38% Standard N. J 71% Holiday Inn 40% Ark-La 44 Ark-Mo 14-T4 Divco- Wayne 35 3 A World Deaths MAIDSON, N.H. (AP) - William Ernest Hocking, 92, retired Harvard University philosophy professor, died in his home here Monday. He was the author of a score of books. DENVER, Colo. (AP) - 0. T. (Ted) Larson, a United Air Lines vice president, died of pneumonia in a Denver hospital Monday. He was 61. Arkansas News Briefs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ark. (P)— Fire attributed to faulty electric wiring destroyed a 55- year-old, two-story Crawfordsville School early Monday. Damage was estimated at $225,000. Seventeen classrooms, a library and an auditorium used by all 12 grades in the district were destroyed. LITTLE ROCK (P)-A four- day meeting for discussion of various phases 'of the Arkansas rice industry opened here today. About 100 technicians whose work is related to rice are expected to participate. L. C. Carter of Stuttgart, head of the Arkansas Rice Growers Co-operative, and Kermit Sneed of Stuttgart, director of the state warm water fish culture laboratory, are to address the group. CAMDEN, Ark. (AP)-Three cars collided on U.S. 7 inside the city limits here Monday, killing Mrs. James Bass, 39, of near Camden, and injuring three other persons. Police said a car driven by Mrs. Bass collided with a tractor trailer truck driven by Bobby Gene Wat-^s, 37, of Stephens. The truck had jackknifed while trying to stop at the rear of a line of traffic, they said. The third car involved was driven by Mrs. Anita Pigue Lemond, 34, of Fort Worth, Tex., officers said. Waters and Mrs. Lemond's daughters, Diana, 10, and Lelane, 3, were treated at i hospital here and released. POCAHONTAS, Art (AP) - Among several other persons injured by flying bottles and bricks was John Elmer, 31, a Chicago Tribune reporter. He was released after treatment for cuts on the jaw. Hospital authorities had no count of the injured who were treated. Looting was reported in some stores in the area, where police ordered stores closed for the night. Glass from broken store windows Uttered the streets where Puerto Rican youths walked with signs charging police brutality. Puerto Rican spokesman said they planned a protest march today from Humboldt Park to City Hall in downtown Chicago. * + * Three men were treated at St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital, then transferred to the Cook County Hospital. They were identified as Bienvenido Cruz, 23; Efrain Ortiz, 19; and Roberto Vasquez, 27. At Norwegian American Hospital, Israel Iritarry, 21, was admitted in serious condition with a gunshot wound in the head. Miguel Cruz, 22, was treated and released. Gilberto Torres, 20, was admitted to St. Elizabeth's Hospital. Sastino Ribero, 56, was treated and released. Hospital officials said all but Irizarry suffered superficial wounds. All the windows of a service station were shattered. A segment of the mob overturned a Jeep in the driveway. Police massed at the intersection of Western and Division, some four blocks from the rally, fired warning shots as rioters threw stones and bottles at the police car. Police chased the rioters west back to California Avenue where homemade fire bombs were thrown — lighting up the street as gasoline exploded. Blue-helmeted officers, with guns drawn and wielding heavy wooden night sticks, chased this group. Several shots cracked in the air. The seven men were wounded here. More than 200 policeman finally put down the riot after seizing dozens who refused to leave when given this ultima turn: "Go home or be arrest ed." * * * The area whsre the two nights of rioting occurred contains about 40,000 Spanish-speaking persons. The two sights of violence began Sunday after a policeman shot a Puerto Rican youth, identified as Cruz Arcelis, 20. Police said the youth was armed and was trying to escape. On both nights, more than 1,000 persons clashed with police. Monday night's violence erupted suddenly in a neighborhood where most of the businesses are run by and cater to Puerto Ricans. Spanish prevails on store signs. The community seemed near Pocahotas voters were deciding in a special election today whether to issue $3.5 , million worth of bonds under Act 9 of 1960 to establish two new in* dustries in the city. The issues carry no tax. One issue for $2.5 million would finance a plant for Cinch Manufacturing Co., a producer of electronics components. A $1 million issue would be used to buy equipment for the Aircraft Engineering Corp which is constructing a plant at Pocahontas Airport. PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Charles Honey said Monday night he would maintain an office in Pine Bluff, largest city in the 4th Congressional District, if he is elected to succeed former Rep. Oren Harris, D-Ark. Honey told the Pine Bluff Junior Chamber of Commerce that a staff aide would man the office and tour the district continually to discuss problems with voters. Honey is one of five Democratic candidates in the 4th District. LITTLE ROCK (AP)-AIfred Hill, 34, of Camden, was appointed Monday by Gov. Oryal Faubus as a $6,000-a-year fielc representative for the Office of Aging. He Is the first Negro to serve the five-state region of the office, created under the Older Americans Act, Faubus said. normal at twilight. Neighbor- lood leaders had pleaded for teace at a park rally at Division and California, about eight ilocks from Sunday's action. A police car answered an alarm in the neighborhood that a grocery store had been bur- BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) Communist terrorists in northeastern Thailand ambushed a government patrol Saturday md killed seven policemen and soldiers, government officials disclosed today. The incident was one of the worst involving Comunist terrorists in Thailand's poverty- stricken northeast, a region of Comunist infiltration from CALCUTTA, India (AP) - At least 353 persons have died in a 10-day heat wave in the eastern Indian states of West Bengal and Bihar, and officials fear the :oll may be much higher in ru- •al areas where many deaths aren't reported. The temperature hits 120 de grees daily in many areas. No relief is in sight. Thousands of cattle and other livestock have been killed, and the drought has seared badly needed crops. Some 300 miles to the northeast, in Assam State, the flood- Brahmaputra River has driven hundreds of thousands 'rom their homes. Vast areas of rice, vegetables and jute have 3een ruined. In the Sylhet region of East Pakistan, adjoining Assam, official reports said 12 persons had been drowned. Residents of more than 450 villages in the Chhatak District were reported living on their rooftops, fending off hundreds of poisonous snakes driven from their holes by the water. between police. 0. W. Wilson, police superintendent, said that efforts are being made to recruit more police from the Latin-American community and that 40 policemen are now enrolled in Spanish classes. Bitter Cold Strikes Surveyor Today PASADENA, Calif. (AP) Surveyor 1 begins two weeks of minus 250-degree cold and darkness today after the sun sets in the moon's Sea of Storms. The moon robot, which has taken 9,000 pictures since landing on the moon June 1, will be without power for the period of darkness since its batteries are recharged by sunlight. BRING THE KIDS! MINIATURE TRAIN RUNS EVERY SUNDAY AFTERNOON WALKER PARK, BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. m iwfe-twa Airplane Spraying ber of the U.S.-designed planes lost by the West Germans since 1961. One pilot was killed and another missing in the crashes Monday. The armed forces have been under heavy fire from Parliament and the press because of the series of Starfighter crashes and have acknowledged some servicing and maintenance deli- SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Both the feature U.S. color film and the black and white short got a poor reception Monday night at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. Critics said the 135-minute- long "Cast a Giant Shadow" was "one more war feature with i not much technical value." | The short was "On Fighting i Witches." Most viewers didn't | understand the meaning of the | a film. " Critics called Britain's "I Was Happy Here" the best feature at J the festival so far. 2-Way Radio - Better Customer Service Gene Hood Flying Service DEPENDABLE — EXPERIENCED — INSURED Blytheville — Phone PO 3-3410, PO 3-4242 Manila — Phone 561-4532 your WESTINGHOUSE Deafer Manila, Arkansas Drive a Few Miles! SAVE A LOT OF DOLLARS Biggest Selection! Biggest Bargains! In This Entire Area! Home Laundry Equipment CIGARETTES' LATEST SIN TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (P) Still another health hazard has been blamed on cigarettes by the Florida Board of Health. The board says it has found many municipal and p r i v a t e sewage systems clogged by cigarette filter tips flushed down toilets. 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Choose from .Top Loaders, Front Loaders, Under-Counter Models Stack-ons, Single or Multi-speede Models! If It's THE BEST in HOME LAUNDRY EQUIPMENT , . . WE HAVE IT! Pay a Few Pennies a Day on Our Easy Terms! Why should our son have a newspaper route? The living is good. Plenty of money, nice home, nice furnishings, another salary raise in sight; we've never had it so good. Why should our son manage a newspaper route? Most any educator or businessman wfll tell you why in three simple words: it builds character. Oftentimes the youngster who grows up in comfortable circumstances and who gets his weekly "handout" from dad never realizes the value of money or the efforts required to make it and manage it, until he'» on his own. By then attitudes and habits are difficult to reverse. But the newspaperboy quickly learns valuable lessons that stick. While making money on a newspaper route is important, the experience of getting* the-job-done-no-matter-what is more important. When through route management, responsibility and self-confidence are acquired at this early age, a newspaperboy has an advantage over other youngsters that no amount of money can buy. If you're still wondering whether your son would benefit from newspaper route management, ask a community businessman or civic leader, or better still, phone our Circulation Department Blytheville Courier News

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