The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1966 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 1, 1966
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BlyflwvM (Ark.) Courier New* - Friday, July 1, UN- Pan HOW DOES GARDEN GROW?—You can see for yourself the transformation of a familiar area in New York City. Framework for the new Madison Square Garden has begun to rise over the Pennsylvania Railroad Station. The norts center will have one arena seating 22,000 and another 4,000. In the background can be seen the city's General Post Office. LBJ Hits Campaign Trail By FRANK CORMIER DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Johnson has launched nil 196t campaign activities with a Midwest barnstorming tour that he says "may be just a warmup" for things to come. It seems to be 1964 all over again, as far as Johnson vote- getting techniques are concerned — but with one differ- Barry Goldwater, by bearing down on the themes, "Who's finger do you want on the nuclear button?" This time Johnson appears ready to seek Democratic votes election by stressing that the United States is in Viet Nam to win, dissident senators or public opinion polls notwithstanding. If anyone ever doubted Johnson could sit on the sidelines during a nationwide campaign, he gave the answer Thursday in a tightly scheduled tour of Nebraska and Iowa. The President, though he rarely concedes that anything ha does is political, came close to doing so Thursday night as •ddressed a cheering crowd of Democrats at a party fund-raising dinner here. Departing from his text, h» remarked: "This night in Iowa, hot as it is, has been good for your President. It may be just a warmup of a thing to come b&- Iween now and the fall." * * » Johnson, who has stuck close to the White House much of the time since his triumph over Goldwater, plainly was doing some old-fashioned political barnstorming in Omaha, Des Moines and - venturing into the farm country where the pollsters had posted warnings-Indianola, Iowa. Much hi evidence was the free-wheeling oratorical style of 1964 — even identical language phrase, "It's so good to see so many happy, smiling faces." To newsmen who have followed Johnson since the day he took office, the oratory and the energetic playing to the crowds — when crowds were present — Johnson of 1964 is back. The President, it seemed, had finally cast the die, chose an issue and decided - perhaps because of the poll — that R was time to get out and make himself heard. In two important addresses — one here and one in Omaha — he bore down hard on a single theme. The United States doesn't cut and run from a fight. It doesn't come home "with its tail between its legs" and it won't do that in Viet Nam. But if Hanoi to be repeated and repeated and repeated between now and election day. It all stops Johnson's audiences greeted his words with enthusiasm. That farm visit was reminiscent of 1964, too. * * * The chief executive, with obvious effort, vaulted a feeding pen to wander around among wants to cease its assault on the j some Duroc pigs, giving the tra- South, the United States will. ditional " " " negotiate without preconditions, ; SO oeey." without an agenda. Anyone who followed Johnson two years ago could sense, hi his determined words that were emphasized by off-the-cuff additions to his formal speeches, call of "sooeey Perhaps because an army of dignitaries, reporters and photographers were following, the pigs fled at first. But soon they were underfoot an Johnson called out, "haw, git up, boys," and chased them UUIIS to Ilia luimai Bycci-lica, . up, uuja, auu »-iiaji.M ™«,j that this was a message certain I This time they fled for certain. NEWS BRIEFS Will This G.I. Equipment Be Yours Soon? By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.(AP) -Mrs. Margaret Chrysler, 53 ef Siloam Springs, was killed Thursday when her car and tractor-trailer collided on U.S M almost six miles east of here. The truck driver, Barney Pitts, ?,4, of near Siloam Springs was pinned in his truck for a time but was not seriously hurt, authorities said. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Housing and Urban Development Department announced Thursday the approval of a $373,747 loan for Newark, Ark., (Independence County), to build j« low-rent homes, 20 for the tlderljr. With 31 million young men registered for the draft and with over 130,000 being added each month, there are lots of questions being asked these days about the military obligations and training routine of our Armed Services. Elton Fay, nationally known expert on military matters,, answers in his new series, 'G.I. GUIDE', many cornplexing problems concerning the immediate future of young Americans of military age. He takes up the draft order of call, including classifications, deferments and essential occupations. He writes about volunteering, about the Reserve-National Guard situation, induction, training and benefits and obligations of military life and other aspects so vital these days both to parents and the draft-age son. BE SURE TO READ THE SERIES AND USE THE COUPON BELOW TO ORDER THE BOOKLET »•§•••§•••••••••••••••••••*•••••••••••••••••; ************ *** *** TO "G. /. GU/DE" Blytheville, Ark., Courier Hews BOX 401, TFANECK, N. J. 07666 (Each Booklet $1) Enclosed is $ Send me "G.I. Guides" Bitter Problems Remain Red-French Agreement Sugar Coating the Pill Des Moines produced yet an ther reminder of 1964—the bat- ery-powered portable loud- peakers commonly called "bull iorns.'S' At two major intersec- ions here, Johnson halted hi: motorcade to mix with the peo- ile, then climb on the back of lis limousine and say, micro- phone'in hand, "I hop things are going good for you." And if, after all tliis, anyone doubted the President was on he campaign trail, he produced he final evidence at his all- stops-out Des Moines speech. If folks are worried about in- lation, he jibed, "maybe they By HENRY S. BRADSHER MOSCOW (AP)-For all the fair phrases spoken during President Charles de Gaulle's visit to the Soviet Union, nothing has appeared to protect Soviet-French relations from the storms of future policy changes. De Gaulle and his Soviet hosts agreed that peace is good, cold war tensions are bad and Europeans ought to be able to live as one big happy family. But on such tough things as how to bring peace in Viet Nam, how to speed up the easing of cold war tensions and how t« reunite divided Europe, both sides were silent. They seemed to have nothing new to offer. * * * They could not agree on how to go abeut trying to reunite Germany, although they regarded this as the key problem. The Soviets had little use for De Gaulle's idea that they talk di- The French president was discouraging toward Soviet efforts to organize a European security conference. The subjects on which they announced agreements were minor and were worked out long in advance of De Gaulle's visit. They included Soviet help in launching a French-made earlh satellite from the Soviet launching site that was proudly shown to De Gaulle. Trade, on which the two nations have had trouble in the past, was passed over pleasantly with promises to appoint a study commission. * + * It will try to increase trade. The Soviet Union has failed to live up to its promises of purchases from France, and the French have been slow with their checkbooks, too. * . » The 2,000-word joint declaration added up to (lie same fine sentiments that De Gaulle used in his speeches here. It meant that at the moment Soviet ami French policies on some sub- jeels are close enough together to permit politeness. It has not always been so. The Soviets tore up a friendship pact after France let West Germany join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and they called De Gaulle a fascist dictator not so many years ago. "Bear Bible" The edition of the Bible known as the "Bear Bible" is the Spanish Protestant version printed at Basle in 1569. It is so - called because the woodcut device on vote Republican." said, they wouldn't ought to Then, he lave to worry any more about ugh prices or high wages. ectly' .with the West Germans, the title page is a bear. BARBECUE SPECIAL July 2-3-4 Goal 1 - Ribs - Chicken GRACY GROCERY LE 2-5321 The present status could prove a passing pha^e. The visit could turn out to have the long- term significance, or insignificance, of other spectacular 06 Gaulle ventures abroad — his 1962 West German lour and his 25-day Latin-American tour in 1964. In both the German aid Latin-American cases, De Gaulle followed a policy of the moment but later Irt other considerations become more important leaving the links to tarnish and rust. So the bright burnish on Soviet-French relations today remains to be tested by the weather in the future. ST.JOSEPH ASPIRIN IB TABLETS., 'BEST BUYfi NAME ADDRESS CITY & STATE (Type or print plulnly. Make check's payable to The AHoclited Prcssi »»•••§••«••••••»»«•»•••»••••»»•»••••••••«••»' Goes Wei By JOHN HALL JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi, the first stat« to ratify national prohibition in 1918, today ended the last statewide jan on liquor hi the United States with an ironic touch. One bootlegger—a man of un- snown years who goes by the name Red Hydrick—is flatly disgusted with the change. Hydrick is probably the best- known bootlegger in central Mississippi. Although liquor became lega! at 12:01 a.m., it wor.'l i'eally be legal until a county votes itself wet—which will take at least 16 days. Gov. Paul B. Johnssn has vowed strict compliance with statewide enforcement of prohibition until such referendums are held. It was Johnson who called for legalization earlier this year, terming prohibition a farce. Red Hydrick sat in his bootlegger shack on the banks of the muddy Pearl River in Rankin County across from Jackson late Thursday night surveyed the hare, unpainted wooden shelves, two empty bourbon bottles, and rasped: » * » "I've been In this building 27 years and I've gone through hell. There has been a lot «f money taken in the front door of this shack, but through the hazards of this racket, there has been a lot go out through the back door." Hydrick, like all th* other illegal sellers «f bonded booze, was closing up. He's made no plans for me future. Most bootleggers are going along with the 16-day dry spell because the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has vowed that anyone caught selling during the interim w«n't get a legal license. Beer has been legal In the state for years-on a local option basis. And beer is all that will be allowed until counties vote themselves wet. Thus, for a time. Mississippl'i 138-million annual. Illegal liquor business has been halted. Under the old system, the state collect ed nearly $1 million annually in • black-market tax on bton. Ride with the winner DAYTONA"500" Richard Petty pushes his Heml-powered Plymouth Belvedere to victory at Daytona, Fla., on Feb., 27,1966. BUCKINGHAM"500" Paul Goldsmith rocks home to win In his Hemi-powered Plymouth Belvedere at Rockingham, N.C., on Mar. 13, 1966. ATIANTA"500" Jim Hurlublse roars Into victory lane to takg first place with his Plymouth Belvedere at Atlanta, Ga., Mar. 27, 196S, DARLINGTON "400" Petty again passes the pack to prove Hemi-power In his Plymouth Belvedere at Darlington, S.C., on Apr. 30, 1966. YANKEE"300"Norrn Nelson drives his Plymouth Belvedere across the line to win this USAC classic at Indianapolis, May 1,19SSi CHARLOTTE"600"ln this toughest and longest NASCAR stock car race, Marvin Panch (with relief driver Richard Petty) takes his Belvedere into first place at Charlotte, N.C., May 22, 1966. Finishing first In nearly every major stock car race this year, Plymouth proves Its durability and reliability! On different tracks and with different drivers, Hemi-powered Plymouth Belvederes show they hav« what It takes to make winners... In races as long as 600 grueling miles. Yo -couldn't buy one of these cars (specially modified for stock car racing) even If you wanted to. But you can buy a Plymouth designed and built with the engineering excellence that helped make such a record of performance and reliability. Fury, Belvedere, Valiant and Barracuda. See your Plymouth pealer today... end take a winner for a test drivel Tlymoulfi PLYMOUTH DIVISION < CHRYSLER MOTORS COHKMUTIM Tlymoutf ...a great car by Chrysler Corporation. "61" Motor Co., • Highway 61, North

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