The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 27, 1966 · Page 5
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BIythevllle (Ark.) Courtier News - Monday, June V, MM- Paf» flvt SUMMER SYMPHONY - Beginning band students—60 of them—are working in the Blytheville High School summer band program. Band Director Bob Lipscomb said there'* room for more. (Courier News Photo) Summer Band Booms Along A summer band program open to all junior high students interested, is being conducted at Blytheville High School. Bob Lipscomb, band director, and David Emery, junior high band director, are co - directing the program. Sixty - two students are already participating. "We would like to have a hundred," stated Emery "Things are going great There's lots of activity, interest and enthusiasm, but we would still like to have more students." Three former members of the Blytheville band are acting as teaching assistants. They are Jim Carter, a music major from Arkansas State, Loy Lee, a music major from Memphis Stale: and Danny Lowe, a band director at Greenwood High School, Greenwood. "We've scheduled the program to meet the needs of all band students — beginners, intermediates, and advanced," Emery explained. "We meet Monday through Friday. Hour long classes run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For example: • 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. — Beginning brass * * * 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. — Beginning woodwind and drums. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Intermediate Band and intermediat drums. Also advanced band and advance drums. 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. — Make-up beginners class on all instruments for students unable to attend morning classes. 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. — Solo, ensemble and sectional groups as needed. State Band is directed after hours and as scheduled by re- War's End Not in Sight quest of members and director. Children participating in the program are Brad Sargent, Tommy Wyatt, George Ikner, Pat Batton, Judy Burks, Tony Hardin, Brad Hawks, Ann McSpadden, Joe T. Robinson, Karen Braden, Danny Cunningham, Rodney Curry, Janice Fincli, D.onnie Freeman, Zal Harrison, Danny Holstead, Bill Ikner, Roger I.ee, Bob Moore, Grant Myers, Billy Nelson, Nonnie Rapert, Charles Taylor, Nicki Veach, David Woolen, David Conley, Teri Crowe, Becky Crowe, Brenda Eaves, Marc Gardner, Bill Green, Ben Hubbard, Karrie McLeod, Tony Maynard, Dan White, Bill Benton, Sandra Bailey, Elaine Dean, Sharon Jones, Jeannie Lendennie, Kay Parrish Dianne Riner, Pam Royer, Janet Walker, Mike Wilbanks, Rick Zeigler, Colette Finch, Kay Grisham, Terry Trimue, Meliri- da Vowel!, Frank Ashby, Tony Connealy, Eugene Curtis, Kimberly Dean, Sally Hale, Paul ''amilton, Sally Lipscomb, Larry Mooring, Gary Surprise, and Kent Thompson. By JAMES MARLOW Associated press New? Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) - The war in Viet Nam is like a blind puppy. It scampers, skips, butts its head, barks in pain. With this year almost half over, the end is still no more in sight than at the start of 1966. There was chaos in Viet Nam, criticism at home, confusion elsewhere among Communists and non-Communists in the first half of 1966. In Indonesia the Reds suffered disaster without any war at all. Near the end of 1965 the United States stopped bombing North Viet Nam while President Johnson sent his emissaries scooting around overseas, talking peace, seeking signs of it. There were none. Hanoi stood firm. So did Johnson. The bombing was resumed. The ground fighting continued. More deaths on both sides, more U.S. troops to Viet Nam. At home the critics of, the war teamed up on Johnson, in and out of Congress. Johnson ordered a restrained war, wary of the critics, concerned about the dangers, perhaps with Red China, if he stepped it up too much. And as the routine war continued chaos- engulfed South Viet Nam. Public opinion polls showed dwindling confidence in Johnson's handling of tbe fighting. In America youths paraded, performed and protested against the war. This was a mixed picture, too. While some of the protesters must be credited with earnest convictions thoughtfully arrived at, for others the motivations probably ranged from a simple desire to assert themselves to discontent with things in general. But they made noise. So did the Buddhists in Viet Nam. Right in the midst of the murky war they gyrated through the streets of Da.Nang, Hue, Saigon, demanding civilian government. Premier Nguyen Cao Ky and his government of generals agreed to oblige, set in motion the machinery for civilian government. Rendered ridiculoui by success, the Buddhists then demanded a quick exit by the generals. ...» * * Looking back on it, their whole performance looked Irresponsible for they never made dear bow they would run a gov- lernment or even that they could. But they performed. Buddhists, men and women, burned themselves .to death, spread altars in .the streets, multiplied anarchy. Ky suppressed them. Their futile lead- ,er, Tri Quang, took refuge in a hunger strike. Ky grabbed him, empty stomach and all, put him in custody. The Buddhist revolt collapsed. But all this involved months, slowed the war, made many Americans wonder whether this country should be mixed up in it at all. And even if Ky emerged looking like a strong man, this may not last in a land so unpredictable. But it was a slow six months mostly everywhere, and just as murky as Viet Nam. 1,000 Catholics Riot in Polan By GENE KRAMER WARSAW, Poland (AP) — About 1,000 hymn-singing Polish Catholics clashed with club- swinging police Sunday night in two attempts to march on Communist party headquarters in Warsaw. At the height of the outbreak, helmeted police charged into a chanting crowd of youthful supporters of Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski, the Polish- primate, and began swinging their truncheons. Newsmen saw at least two persons struck by clubs and reported several arrested. • The violence erupted 10 years to the month after the bloody 1956 riot of Polish workers in Poznan which set off a shock wave felt throughout the Com munist world. The trouble in Poznan was a forerunner of the Hungarian revolution. The Catholic hierarchy and Poland's Communist regime have been at odds for months over a proposal by Polish bishops for Polish-German reconciliation. As a result of the controversy the government rejected a proposed visit to Poland by Pope Paul VI, barred Cardinal Wyszynski from traveling abroad and closed Polish borders to foreign pilgrims during the celebration this year of the rnillenium of Christianity in Poland. + * * On May 29 several hundred demonstrators tore down and burned a big government signboard in Gdansk — Danzig —after an ovation for the cardinal. Police broke up the crowd and arrested more than a dozen. First Flying Attempt Man's first attempt to. fly was made with waht w as alclaned ornithopter, a flying machine with flapping wings operating either mechanically or manually according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. A scherzo movement in music Is one that is humorous an capricious in character. The Nobel Prizes were established in 1901. This Elizabethan type dress by Micia Jr. of Rome It designed for the very young. Knitted of Tycora Cresltn and metallic yarn in silver and white, it is creise-re- slstant and lightweight and i« expected to make its appearance on many a dance floor this season. NEW! SINGER SEWING MACHINE Pay-As-You-SewPlan...$5.00 per month after small down payment f>u mir «tm >iv. Ml n> . fcf MKhll* It Ouf GutHI W.' TRY-BEFORE ,_ YOU-BUY ^Sw'iJKSii. SM yow phoM book under SINGER COMPANY What's new for tomorrow SINGER IKON INQ CtNIIR •Inhnllle, Art. •A Triiltmtrk of THE SINGER COMTANY A confrontation between police and at least 1,000 Catholics nearly erupted in violence Friday night. Shouting demon- DUG UP AN ENGINE MIAMI (AP) - Excavators are accustomed to digging up some; weird items, when dear- ing land for new buildings. But a bulldozer operator breaking ground for a new apartment building here really hit the jackpot. His big 'dozer blade clanked against metal. It wouldn't move. Further digging by hand uncovered a steam locomotive lying on its side. It was later learned that it had been blown over during the hurricane of 1926 and covered up rather than moved. TEACHER WAS NEPHEW OF PUPILS GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) - Not many teachers faced th« problem confronting Samuel S. Smith when he began teaching in a one-room schoolhouse at Little Poplar Grove. Among Smith's 40 students were three of his aunts, two uncles and a sister. "None of my relatives seemed to know what to callnie," he said. "So usually they didn't call me — they just came after me." strators refused to let motorcycle police .clear the street .in front of the primate's palace and the policemen finally rode off. Sunday night's demonstrations started after more than SO,000 Catholics jammed St. John's Cathedral and nearby streets for. services including 1 -a weeklong celebration of the millennium in Warsaw, Hundreds of Communist party workers blocked street intersections to try to keep Catholic crowds from surging into the center of the city. One group of more than 4,000 Catholics massed outside the palace of Cardinal Wyszynski. When traffic police attempted to clear the streets, demonstrators lashed out with their umbrellas. Abonut 1,000 of the demonstra^ tors chanted 'Primate, primate" and "Catholics unite" as they marched toward the downtown headquarters of Wladyslaw Gorhulka's ruling .Polish. United Workers (Communist) party. * * * A truck carrying eight riot police tried to stop the marchers: The demonstrators shifted to the other side of the street, shouted "Gestapo! Gestapo!" and continued on. A dozen 1 helmeted police trli&' again to block the throng liff;- th'an a mile from' party head-quarters, but again the marehV.; ers swung across the street and • moved forward. £ '£• Then two dozen policenwns charged with clubs flying «l<t? tear-gas ; capsules .ready.. tfe»« crowd turned'back.- • •£ £ Again they regrouped and ttjj! sumed their march. This tirnt,;; several score of helmeted police? made a club-swinging charge and scattered the crowd. Th'(S£; eventually dispersed ' as police'! trucks converged on the areaS w By midnight the city war; quiet. «.* -'. You Are Invited To Attend A GOSPEL MEETING June 26 through July 3 Each Evening At 7:30 Sunday 9:45 a.m. , and 7:30 p.m. Preaching by Edgar Dye of Orange, California EASTSIDE CHURCH OF CHRIST 300 N. 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