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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 18, 1966
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Tin - BlytHevBte (Art.) Courltr Mews - fcturftty, Sto* K, HM 'Meet Me in Jackson, Jackson! King Promises Fun and Games For Flock When March Ends By DON MCKEE ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP'-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., shaking hands with people who contributed $1 bills to aid the Mississippi march, urged them to be In Jackson when the march ends (here a week irom today. 'If you can't join us on the march now, join us when we get to Jackson," he told a rally Friday night in Greenwood. King promised there would be entertainment at the end of the march, including, he said, Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Sammy Davis Jr., Gregory Peck and rock 'n' roll singer James Brown. had better come and see them Saturday night," King said. Several of the younger people chanted, "I'm going to catch a bus down there." Earlier, the rally heard Hosea Williams, director of voter registration and political education for King's Southern Christian | number of the night before, Leadership Conference, urge them to "get that vote." "If we can die in Viet Nam, we can die in Mississippi," Williams said. "I'm sorry I don't have but one life to give for this damnable place, Mississippi." * * * Said King: "You all know as well as I do an individual takes his life in his own hands when he asserts his rights in Mississippi." During Friday's march, the demonstrators encountered children waving Confederate flags and a sound truck blaring a Ku KIux Klan song. A white man ; K you know these people you doused them with a hose and a poisonous snake was found in a truck carrying newsmen along the march route. King has said he expects 25,000 people in Jackson June 26 for a final march on the state capitol Less than 500 people, half the Today In Washington WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate, Republican Leader Everett M.-;Dirksen has defended Atty. Gen. Nicholas Katzenbach for not telling what took place at a meeting with him to discuss President Johnson's proposed civil rights bill. •'II there is some to be berated, I am the one to whom these attacks should be directed because it was my contriving," Dirksen said Friday in i ment. state- WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says ten top federal officials have avoided any appearance of conflicts of interest by rearranging their private holdings in the last year. "So far all questions have been resolved through clarification of the facts or adjustment In the arrangements that gave rise to flics)," the question (of Chairman John W. Macy Jr. of the Civil Service Commission said in a memo released by the White Hwse Friday. WASHINGTON (AP) U. S. negotiator David Bronheim is reported to have agreed to a proposal of 19 Latin-American countries that would reduce or eliminate barriers obstructing Latin exports. The Economic and Social Council of the Organization of American States had been deadlocked for 78 days before Bronheim accepted an economic rider the Latin Americans are pro- posing to put in a new OAS charter. OAS members, "recognizing individual and to bring about the close interdependence between foreign trade and economic and social development, should make united efforts reduction or elimination by importing countries of tariff and nontariff barriers that affect the exports of the countries of the (Inter-American) system," according to a copy of the rider made available to a reporter. The rider was viewed as directed at U. S. markets, since the United States is the main importing country in the Western Hemisphere. CAPITAL FOOTNOTES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Chairman Birch Bayh of he Senate Constitutional ights subcommittee is interested in conducting hearings on the im- pac<; of the Supreme Court's decision further restricting police questioning of criminal suspects. The United States is joining France in research of long- range weather forecasting through use of balloons sending data to a satellite. CAPITAL QUOTE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "If there is anything the nation does not need, it is additional restaurant facilities at the Capitol" . .. Sen. William Proxmire, D-Wis., calling the proposed renovation of the Capitol a "?34-milIion extravaganza." heard King as he spoke before tenls set up in Broad Street Park. The sound system, barely adequate the first night, was not there and the crowd had a difficult time hearing the speakers, problem of Once where more the to pitch their tents plagued march leaders. Williams exhibited a one-sentence letter from the president of Mississippi Valley State College at Itta Bena denying use of the college grounds. Mississippi Valley is a Negro college. The refusal put today's march goal in doubt. The marchers, completing the journey begun by James H. Meredith, had planned to stay overnight in this town of 2,000. They were only two miles away when Friday's trek left off, but were returned in trucks to Greenwood. Meredith started his march Memphis June 5 and was sho the next day near Hernando afl er covering 27 miles. Civil right groups took up his march Jun 7. Meredith, hit by two rounds e birdshot, said in New York h will join the march next Wee nesday "whether I am stron; enough or not." A cold has pre Crash Kills Man PARIS, Ark. (AP) - Bobb< Ray Melton, 25, of Paris, die early today after his car struc the rear of a tractor trailer ri on Arkansas 22 here shortly be fore midnight, said State Troop er Robert Neel. Neel said the truck was driv en by Robert Lee Kroboth, 21 of Fort Smith. He was report ed not hurt. Tourist Attractions /Imvrtr to Previous Pan)* .ACROSS lYoseraite National — 5 Bar Harbor social— '- t Steamboat down the —• river 35 Follower 36 Motives 39Tapiocaliie foodstuff 41 Noah's boat(Bib.) 42—Boer. Netherlands community 5iS«"~i;"' •17 Miami's county sl ¥?,?S , "ForT't'ou^ "H" <««* ZO l«*XVIan« M $£njk Antoinette "gS^"* ' JlSea eagle ..It 22 Narrow, inlet .S?5 1|> . < 23Highway's zata ? 7 ?™* . . . of ascent SBLlght touch 26 Souvenir 59 Masculine 30 Goddess of the appellation' dawn Tin ww •SILondon's Big DOWN ^ • IDischargM an .32 Huge cask obligation 33 Arabian name 2 Too .34 Social insect 3 Revolve mama LJDEIC3I HQPJH BDHCJ' BQ anHidn QQB 4Turnedcver 29 Pace 5 Disdain 31 One side of ttif 6 Eternity Wabash 7 Golfer's mound 37 Mariner fi Trying 38 Table scrap experience 39." America 9 Warmth First" 10 East Indian 40 Handler* •'••••• 42 Negotiate 43 Snare 44 Irritate (coll.) 45 Canadian province (ab.) (comb. : form) 1 Poems 19 Exist 20 By way of .22Lease r .. _____ . 23 Toothed wheel 47 Soviet city 24 Stage part 48 Paper measure 25 Continent 49 "Bull" in, 26 Low haunts Madrid • 27 Wicked 51 Tear' 28 Proportion 52 Greek letter 8 U 17 9 10 11 uacol^«iithm,«ftitwtoUetputment Mwtml for the dty'fr coming world's fair, irftbe 8t LnrnawBtrcr at Itontreal^fbr the dty'soomtag world's fair, E3tfO 97, win look like this model wbso WTtH"*- Fncut molds wffl be hoisted into place to make 158 one- to four-bedroom units, each with land* scaped garden*. TlM base contains a complete power plant, service facilities and covered parking for each tenant. TlM $1%5 million project is an experiment in a "complete living environment" for a hlglMieiuity population are*. vented an earlier return. Aubrey James Norvell, 40, charged with shooting Meredith, was released from jail Friday after his $25,000 bond was. posted. He left with his wife, father and brother for an undisclosed "We think the enough publicity," destination, man's had his attorney said. Leaders say the purpose of the march is to encourage Negroes to register as voters' and march leaders are making short side trips to other communities. Arkansas News Briefs LITTLE ROCK (AP) _ A group of 30 Negi-o ministers incorporated Friday a nonprofit organization designed to sponsor vocational training here for unemployed persons who cannot afford to pay for training. Called the ABC Central Training Program, it's goal is to assist persons not being reached by other assistance programs, according to Charles Bussey, director of the program. LITTLE ROCK (AP)-Arkansas JayceeS began Friday a campaign to help get a proposed constitutional amendment changing county officials' terms from two to four years on the November general election ballot. The Jaycees hope to collect som 35,000 signatures on petitions to get the proposal on the ballot. Some 25,000 of the necessary 60,000 signatures have already been collected, backers of the proposal say. CAMDEN, Ark. (AP)- Rep. David Pryor of Ouachita County, a 4th District congressional candidate, said Friday that persons in smaller towns should remember tbat economic gains are tied to educational success. "This," said Pryor, "is why I have spent so much of my six years in the General Assembly working for improvements in education and industrial development." Pryor, one of five Democrats in the- congressional race, said it is a known fact that poor schools in certain districts have discouraged some major companies from moving to certain places which industry. desperately need Hays tells 2,000 His Campaign Plans his campaign for his hometown of By THE ASSOCIATED PESS Brooks Hays formally opened governor in Russcllville Friday night, and put into his platform a plank used by a man who dropped out of the Democratic contest the day before. Hays called for sweeping reforms in the state Insurance Department, saying recent events indicated it had "lost, sight of its fundamental purpose, which is to protect welfare and interests of the people." Winston Chandler, who quit the race Thursday and announced Friday he was throwing his support to Dr. Dale Alford, had called for an investigation of Insurance rates. Hays told a crowd of about 2,000 that if he was elected he would protect the people from insurance investment schemes, change the law which allows insurance rate increase to become effective without notice and change the law so that policyholders would not be exposed to sudden withdrawal of insurance protection because a company becomes insolvent, and require the Insurance Department promptly paid. Those in the crowd for Hays speech came counties, including from the the nine five counties of the old 5th District, which Hays served in Congress for 16 years before being unseated by Alford in 1598. Hays talked of his boyhood days. and also of other cam paign promises previously e> pressed, such as increasing we fare benefits and bringing abou reform in state government. "I want to be governor. Hays said, "because I believ the governorship offers an op portunity to serve on a gran scale the people with whom I'v been identified all my life. "There are unfinished task to .perform. There are excitin adventures In government to b experienced. There are allurin roads of progress to be trav eled and I want to help lea you in all of them." In other developments on th Democratic side of the race, A 1 ford and Chandler predicted ai Alford sweep in the Democrat! primary, without a runoff. * * + Frank Holt said at Jonesbori that he would support universi ty status for Arkansas Stat College, if the legislature ap proved it and there were suf ficient funds available. And, Sam Boyce of Newpor prepared to formally open hi campaign headquarters at Lit tie Rock and deliver his firs televised speech of the race to night. Republican Winthrop Rocke feller, addressing Crowley' Ridge College graduate at Pans gould, said that the most dis couraging thing he is confront LITTLE ROCK (AP)'- The Little Rock- University Eiiri may be willing to discuss i merger with the University ol Arkansas, LRU board chairman James H. Penick Sr., said Friday. 'We have to consider if this would enable us to give more jeople in central Arkansas an jpportunity for higher education :han they have now," Penick said. A committee from the state university recommended Thursday that the university explore the possibility of a merger to provide a foundation for a grad- jate program in the central part of Arkansas. MALVERN, Ark. (AP) Ricky Wright, 3-year-old son ol Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wright of tear Malvern was fatally burned Friday night when a can if cleaning fluid being used by lis mother aid. exploded, firemen The boy's parents were both hospitalized at Little Rock with lurns. LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The nterstate 40 bypass at Forrest ;ity will be open to traffic soon after July 15, the state Highway Director, W. E. Hicks, said Fri!ay. Besides bypassing Forrest City, the new section will elimi- ate through traffic on • nar- ow bridge over the St. Francis River east of Forrest City. Hicks said the next interstate section to be opened will be the Arkadelnhia bypasa on tate 30, about Dec. 1. Remember Pay . YOUF H9« lor Inter- JOHNSON (Continued from Page One) present policy." He hinted at further intensifi cation of U.S. military effort by saying later that the Penta gon was trying to step up th pace of military hardware pur chases this month. That way, h said, the United States could "get earlier deliveries and in crease our efforts." Johnson did express confi dence that "we shall gain an honorable peace in South Vie Nam." However, when asked if trav els to Hanoi this month by emissaries from France am Canada indicated improvec chances for peace, he said, have no information that I couk make available that would give you any encouragement." Daily Record Traffic Accidents Cars driven by Johnny Gib son of 1108 S. Clark and Stephen Burns of 529 S. W. Parkway were involved in an accident yesterday at E. Main and N Franklin. No charges were placed. . -A car driven by Earl R. Campbell of Route 3, Blytheville was involved in an accident yesterday on East Highway 18. No charges were placed. Weather Yesterday's high—92 Overnight low—65 Precipitation previous 24 hours (ty 7 nan. today)—none . Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—27.91 Sunset today—7:15 Sunrise tomorrow—4:47 This Date A Year Ago Yesterday's high—83 Overnight low—63 'Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—23.08 Truck Attacks House TIBUON, Calif. (AP) - A crashing noise awakened Mrs. Charles Ponti Friday .amid shower of glass and the smell of escaping gas. Her son, Jonathan, 6, came screaming into the bedroom. "I told him it was an earthquake and to stay with me be cause there would be another tremor," Mrs. Ponti said. "Jonathan said 'No mother, it's the garbage truck!" He was right. The driver, Sexton Davis, 28, said his brakes failed. He eaped off after it snapped a utility pole. Driverless, the ruck plunged into the Ponti lome, ripped out a side of the house and smashed the garage. The us* of parachutes in Man andings will be studied this summer by the National Aeronautics and Space Admlnistn- ion. Balloons and sounding rackets will loft parachute- equipped capsules 130,000 feet o simulate the landing of instrumented, unmanned cap- OBITUARY • Mrs. Alexander Service Sunday Mrs. Clara Alexander, widov of Joseph W. Alexander, of 109 W. Ash, died yesterday at her home. She was 74. Born in Osce ola, she had lived in this area all of her life. She was a Methodist and retired practical nurse. She leaves three sons. Joe Alexander Jr., of Blytheville John L. Alexander of Ridgeley, Term,, and Phillip Spencer Alexander of El Paso, Tex.; a sister Mrs. Louise Sheddan of Osceola; seven grandchildren and six great - grandchildren. Services will be tomorrow al 2 p. m. in the Ridgeley Methodist Church with Rev. Charles H. Lynn officiating. Burial will be in Madie Cemetery in Ridgeley with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Chester Lewis Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon in Orlando, Fla., for Chester Lewis, 62, long time Blytheville resident. Mr. Lewis leaves his wife, Mrs. Ruby Lewis of Orlando; Two daughters, Mrs. Jerry Cornelius of Memphis and Mrs, Glenda Conley of Orlando; And five grandchildren. Teens to For War, March Peace ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) - Two <egro teen-agers say.they plan a march more than 500 miles to Washington in one week late next month to rally support for merican policy in Viet Nam. 'Willie Hunter, .17, says he lopes many young people will !8, in the hike from the north bin him and Arthur Williams, Jeorgia border to the nation's capital.. Hunter told newsmen Friday hat he and Williams, represent- ng the National Youth Assem- >ly for Peace, would leave the ast week in July, expecting to reach Washington by the first of August. The youth said the proposed march is to promote peace and understanding and to demon- trate support for the United States' role in the Viet Nam conflict. Valid Complaint CONCOD, N.H. (A) - Patrolman Bruce Russell investigated * complaint that a German shepherd was frightening t group of neighborhood children. Russell's report in the police og Friday: "Valid complaint- dogbUottictr.- ed with these days is "the lack of motivation among our young people," "If money is the sole motivating factor in our existence, then we are selling ourselves and future generations short," he said in the commencement speech. Rockefeller had planned to discuss education, but he said he decided just before the speech that he would rather talk about motivation for young citizens. In his prepared text, Rockefeller said education had suffered in Arkansas because of "those who have played politics with our education problems." Meanwhile, his opponent for the GOP gubernatorial nomination, Gus McMillan of Sheridan, announced that he would attend an Arkansas Press Association forum at Jbnesboro today. McMillan's acceptance of the APA invitation completed the field for the association's panel. Every candidate promised to appear at Jonesboro Rockefeller, McMillan, AHord, Holt, Hays, Bpyce, Jim Johnson, Kenneth Sulcer and Raymond Rebsamen. INVITATION FOR BIDS Sealed proposals will be received at Blytheville, Arkansas by the Board of Commissioners of Drainage District No. 17 of Mississippi County, Arkansas until 10:30 O'clock A. M. (C.S. T.), July 2, 1966, for clearing approximately 21.7 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 unopened. 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 afler 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 the State of Arkansas, and no bid may be withdrawn afler the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for at least ten (10) days. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Board of Commissioners of Drainage District No. 17 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, P.O. Box 446, Blytheville, Arkansas By J. W. Meyer Secretary 6-18, 24 PRIVILEGES AUTMOKIZED *X SECOND CLASS MAIL Blytheville Courier New! BLYTHEVILLE. ARK. ilp - 12316 Harry W Balnes, Publisher 3rd at Walnut Sti Blytheville Ark. Published dally except 8uod»» Second class postage paid at Blytheville. 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