The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 28, 1967 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 28, 1967
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Ryflievfn* (Art.) Courier N«wi — Thurtdsy, Bec«mb«r H IWf— P*f* Ihrtt Daily Record Weather V. 8 Weather Bureau Agricultural Service Reiser, Ark. General Weather Features — The snow has moved eastward out of the state and a major snow storm is expected to move up the east coast today and tonight. Low pressure over southeast Wyoming will drop southward to southeast Texas by Friday mornhg and light snow is expected in much of the state again tonight and early Friday. Snowfall accumulations are not expected to be nearly as significant as in this past storm. No break is foreseen in the below- normal temperature regime. The outlook for Saturday is partly cloudy and continued cold. General Farming Weather — Wet fields continue to be the major problem. Stalk cutting and land preparation wlil be at a standstill for an indefinite period. Yesterday's high—34 Overnight low—22 Precipitation previous 34 hourB (to 7 a.m. today)—.03 snow depth—Hi inches Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—45.45 Sunset today—4:57 fiunrise tomorrow—7:08 This Date A Tear Ago Yesterday's high—40 Overnight low—33 Precipitation Jan. 1 to dat*—49.24 Markets Open High Low Chicago Wheat Mar. 147'/4 148% 147V4 May 150% 151% 150*4 July 151& 151V4 150% Chicago Soybeans Jan. 266V4 267 266% Mar. 271'/4 271% 271 May IWk 275 3 /4 275% Last 148% 151% 151% 266% 275% New York Stocks Texas GS Chrysler RCA AT&T Dow.. Xerox GM Pan Americ W'house US Steel Curtis Pub Comsat Arner. Motors (Sears Parke Davis Gen. Elect Beth. Steel Reynolds Tob Standard NJ Holiday Inn Ark-La Ark-Mo (Bid) Divco-Wayne 128& . 54% . 53 . 50=4 . 86% 298% 82?i . 24',s . 52 7 /s 69% 40 7 /s . 11 50?i Osceola Law Officer Dies; Rites Set THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28 «:00 SERENADE The Memphis State University Department of Music. Faculty member concert. 6:30 WHAT'S NEW H. G. (Rip) Wright, 86, retired farmer of Lutes Road south of Blytheville, died yesterday evening in Benton, Ark. He was born in Webster County, Miss., and had lived in the Blytheville area ' for about 40 Americana S. - Saugus Iron years He was a m e mber o{ the Works. A visit to the seventeenth • century industrial wonder. T:00 ALL ABOARD Ants Milk Cows As Farmers Do. For preschoolers. 7:30 CHANNEL 10 TRAVELS Ports of Paradise. 8:00 THE POWER OF THE DOLLAR The Invaders. How large is American investment in Europe? 8:30 SPECTRUM Anatomy of Violence. A discussion on violence and social change with Black Power advocate Stokely Carmichael and Flower Power leader Allen Ginsberg 8:00 CONVERSATIONS WrTH ERIC HOFFER From the Cradle to Skid Row. Mr. Hoffer discusses his personal life, family, his blindness and recovery. J:30 UNDERWAY FOR PEACE 'Seapower." Navy • Marine Corps operations as an instrument of. seapower. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29 !:3fl ALL ABOARD Mr. Bee Is Fond of Honey Bees. 8:00 JOURNEY ABC Islands 8:30 A CHANCE TO LEARN Documentary, mm The na needs of education. 4:00 WHAT'S NEW ' Americana II — Longfellow. A trip to the home of Long- fellowin Cambridge, Massachusetts. 4:30 UNDERWAY FOR PEACE 'Seapower." Navy - Marine Corps operations as an instrument of seapower. 5:M THE CREATIVE PERSON In Reflection — Thomas Mann The documentary study of the Nobel Prize winning German novelist, with a narration, compiled entirely from Manns . own writings and newsreel footage. 1:30 THE FULLER WORLD Future Tense. The world of R. Buckminster Fuller, rev-, olutionary architect. «:00 SERENADE The Memphis State Univer- isty Department of Music. Faculty member concert. «:30 WHAT'S NEW Americana II - Longfellow. A trip to the home of Longfellow in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 7:00 ALL ABOARD Mr. Be Is Fond Of Honey Bees J:30 CHANNEL 16 TRAVELS ABC Islands 8:00 THE FACE OF SWEDEN The Unaligned Seciety. Fourth in a series of programs that illuminates the life and culture of Sweden. 8:30 N.E.T. PLAYHOUSE Enemy of the People. Arthur Miller'* strong drama about a family facing ostracism. Start Jams* Daly. OSCEOLA — Dave E. Young, retired law enforcement officer, died at Methodist Hospital in Memphis yesterday afternoon after a long illness. He was 79. He had lived in Osceola since 1917. He had been chief deputy sheriff of south Mississippi County many years and was former chief marshal of the city. He was a member of the Osceola Methodist Church. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Zula Young; Two sons, D.E. Young and Billy Young, both of Osceola; Three daughters, Mrs. Earl Robbins, Mrs. C.B. Hall and Mrs. Margaret Pegues, all of Osceola; Two brothers, L.M. Young of 13^8 Osceola and Howard Young of 58141 Joplin, Mo.; Ten grandchaldren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Osceola Methodist Church with Rev. Joseph Taylor 27V's 93 32 42 7 /s 65% 53% 367s 10% 52& H.G. Wright Services Set Baptist Church., , He leaves his -wile, Mrs. Ada Lee Wright of Blytheville; Four sons, Deyert Lee Wright of Berkeley, Calif.', .Elmo and Robert Hugh Wright, both of Gould, Ark., andvWilliam Cecil Wright of North ildttle Rock; Three daughters, Mrs. Jack Dill of Newport, Ark., Mrs. Walter Lutes of Blytheville and Mrs Harry Swain of -Benton; Four brothers, Philip, Gene and Lige Wright, all of Eupora, Miss., and Michael Wright of Birmingham, Ala.; One sister, Mrs. John .Bramlett of Memphis; Fifteen grandchildren and 16 great - grandchildren. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home. Bruce Ferguson Bruce Ferguson, 51, died Tuesday at his home in Barrington, 111. He was a farmer and factory worker. Born in Blytheville, he officiating. Buria! will be by Swift Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be J.E. Phillips, Earl Phillips, Charles Cannon, James Booker, Ed Chisen- hatt and Joe Martin. Earl Jones Earl Jones, 58, a lifelong resident of Leachville, died yesterday in Benton, Ark., after a long illness. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Minnie Jones of Leachville; Two sons, John Jones of Leachville and Earl D. Jones Of the U. S. Army in Vietnam; Five daughters, Mrs. Betty McCoy of Tillar, Ark., Mrs. Beatrice Milligan of Huff, Ark., Mrs. Mary Holt and the Misses Sarah and Carolyn Jones, all of Leachville; One brother, Homer Jones of Cherry Valley, Ark., Three sisters, Mrs. Allie Holmes and Mrs. Elsie Fulbright, both of Senath, Mo., and Mrs. Veta Crawford of California; And 16 grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday from the Second Baptist Church of Leachville, Rev. Bryan Spence officiating. Burial will be in Leachville Cemetery, witb Howard Funeral Service in charge. Confession to Santa NEW YORK (AP) -The Post Office here estimates its dead letter department received about 2,500 letters this year addressed to Santa Claus, North Pole, U.S.A. In past years 3,000 to 4,000 letters were routed to worser. corn in uiyinevuie, ne ; • . . „,.,.„-,„< lived here al, Ms life until mo, | ^ £» g here ground Letters ranged from petitions for toys to promises of good behavior. One girl wrote: "I have not been a good girl as you already Four sons, Clinton Ferguson no. But I will not be to bad any- with the US. Navy in Califo, ™£»tf£»ST& ma Rrnno ffprpntjnn .Tr m Mem- •> " . .. n not fight with Bigmouth Rosmarie to much. O.K.?" ing. to Illinois about seven months ago. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Alice Ferguson of Barrington; His mother, Mrs. Vera Ferguson of Blytheville: nia, Bruce Ferguson Jr. of Memphis, J. B. Ferguson of Arizona and Jackie Ferguson of Kansas; A daughter, Mrs. Paul Arnold of Jacksonville, N. C.; Two brothers, Chester Ferguson of North Long Beach, Calif., and Tommy Ferguson of Meridian, Miss ; Three sisters, Mrs. Gene Rich- Bald Judge Gives Long-Hairs Sentence PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A federal judge told two rock 'n' ar^an^r^^ both ofg Blytheville, and Mrs. Katie Galbraith of Windsor, Calif.; And nine grandchildren. Services will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home. ins. Rev. prayer. Club Visits Sick The Goodwill Club of New Bethel Baptist Church visited shut-ins and the city hall on Christmas Day. They carried food to the shut- G. H. Conway offered be better off if they got haircuts. U.S. Dist. Court Judge Gus Solomon sentenced two mem- 5ers of "Morn and Apple Pie," Terrence Jones, 20, and Earl Garder' 19, to three years probation for stealing a car. The youths said other prisoners at Portland's Rocky Butte jail, where they were held overnight, teased them about their long hair. "Of course, it isn't because I haven't any hair of my own that [ admonish you on your hair," the judge said. Circle n met at T p.m. last night in the home of Mrs. Cora Horton. Lifer Commuted BOSTON (AP) — George R. Freeman, a life tenn prisoner for murder, won a commutation Wednesday, and will soon be paroled. Freeman, 79, went to prison in 1911 for killing a man in a fight. In his letter to Gov. John A. Volpe, and the advisory Executive Council asking for clemency, Freeman wrote: "I've done a lot of time." LA. Has No Mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) - This city of almost three million people is without a mayor today. Mayor Samuel W. Yorty is vacationing in Acapulco, Mexico. The acting mayor, City Council President L.E. Timberlake, was due in Las Vegas, Nev., and the third man in line, Council President Pro Tern John S. Gibson Jr. is vacationing in Boston. The city charter doesn't provide for an acting mayor beyond thoff three. COUNCIL (Continued from Page One) ular January meeting. Major provisions of the proposed ordinance are as iollows: + * * 1) The term "owner" shall refer to any person(s) owning or maintaining a dog; 2) The term "at large" shall mean off the premises of the control of the owner or member of his immediate family, either by leash or otherwise; 3) All dogs kept within the city limits shall be licensed and registered if over three months old. The license fee will be $2 and no license will be issued without the signed certification that the dog has been vaccinated against rabies within six months before the license application. 4) The owner, when applying for the license, shall record his name and address and the name, breed, color and sex of the dog. 5) Paragraphs three and four shall not apply to dogs whose owners are transients, nor to dogs brought into the city for participation in competitions, nor to seeing-eye dogs when actually kept for the purpose for which they were trained. 6) Licenses shall be purchased on Feb. 1 for the following year, or immediately upon the dog's being brought into the city or becoming three months old. Licenses and the corresponding tags shall expire on Jan. 31 of the following year. 7) Upon payment of the license fee, a certificate and metal tag shall be issued for the dog. The owner will be required to provide the dog with a collar for the tag and to see that both are worn at all times. Duplicate tags may be purchased for 50 cents in the event the original is lost or destroyed. Tags shall be non-transferable, and no refund of the license fee shall be made because of the death of the dog or the owner's leaving the city before the expiration of the license year. 8) Running - at - large is prohibited. 9) Dogs running at large shall be impounded, and licensed dogs shall be registered and kept separate from the unli- 10) The owner of a licensed dog will be notified and may reclaim the animal upon payment of a $2 pound fee, plus a!! costs and charges involved in maintaining the dog while impounded. 11) All licensed dogs Impounded shall be kept for six days, and if not claimed at the expiration of that time, may be destroyed. Unlicensed dogs will be impounded for 48 hours, and, if not claimed, may be destroyed. Any impounded dog which shows signs of infectious or dangerous disease(s) will not be released, but shall be destroyed. 12) It shall be illegal for any dog to be kept in the city unless properly vaccinated against rabies within one year preceding the date upon which such keeping shall begin. 13) Any owner who violates any provision of the ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not less than $5 nor more than $100 for each offense. * + * At the concluding of the reading and a brief discussion of the above ordinance, City Clerk Bill Malin reported that the city's anticipated total income for 1968 was $982,740. Little emphasized that this was only an approximation based upon current information and was subject to some variation. The income as projected, he explained, did not anticipate the addition of any large street im- irovement districts or other unforeseen income. Boy Gets Boa DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Five- year-old Adam Gilmore of Day- tin had his heart set on a Boa constrictor for Christmas. And le got it. He learned about snakes from _ picture book. When he saw the x>a in a pet shop, it became his leart's desire. Christmas morning, one of the boxes under the Gilmore's Christmas tree con- :ained Adam's boa. "I got it, I got it, I got my x>a," he squealed. The snake joins other pets ;h« Gilmore home including a hamster, a turtle and the more conventional dog and three cats. Gorilla Births Gorilla births in captivity are rare. The first recorded birth of a gorilla in the United States did not occur until 1996 in Columbus, Ohio, according ta i the Encyclopaedia Britannica. (Continued from Page One) old stucco buildings of Ta Michelin rubber plantation. The Red gunners fired 180 shells at the sandbagged camp, some with delayed fuses which went off hours later. The barrage wounded 39 soldiers of the 25th Infantry Division and a Red Cross worker. Air officers reported new heavy strikes against North Vietnam Wednesday and said the weather improved slightly but ceilings remained below 3,000 feet in most areas. Hanoi claimed two U.S. planes were shot down, but initial American reports listed no losses. Truck convoys in the southern part of North Vietnam were again the chief targets, as they have been since the truce ended, the U.S. Command said. South Korean forces in Vietnam issued a year-end report announcing they had killed 6,708 enemy troops, captured 1,542 suspects and seized 4,536 weapons during 1967. South Korean casualties for the year were 770 dead and 1,845 wounded, the report said. * * * The U.S. and South Vietnamese commands reported today that the number of American, South Vietnamese and enemy troops killed in the week before the truce dropped slightly in comparison with the week before while the number of American wounded increased. The casualty figures last week included 166 Americans killed and 1,361 wounded; 234 South Vietnamese killed, 629 wounded and 26 missing; 1,523 enemy killed, including 826 by U.S. and other allied forces and 697 by South Vietnamese forces; 20 men from olfier allied forces killed and 34 wounded. The U.S. Command also announced that U.S. troop strength in South Vietnam increased by 6,000 last week to a total of 478,000, surpassing the peak U.S. strength in Korea during the war there of 472,800. The increase included 4,000 men of the new llth Infantry Brigade which arrived last week. Oven Bird The oven bird is named for the shape of its nest, which is roofed over with an arch of dry leaves, bark strips, etc., and is provided with a side entrance, so that it somewhat resembles the old-fashioned brick oven. MIVILEGES ATJTH01UZED AS SECOND CLASS MAIL Blytheville Courier New! BLYTHEVILLE. AEK. ZIP - 72315 Harzy w. Haincs, Publisher 3rd at Walnut St. BlrtheviUe, Ark. Published daily except snndaj Second class postage paid at Ely. therille. Ark. In BIrthevllIe and towns tn the BlythevJJlfi trade territory. HOME DELIVERY RATES Daily 35c per week BY MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Within so miles of BlythevlUo $8.00 per year More than 50 miles from BlytkeTflle $18.00 per year Services By COBB FUNERAL HOME INTEGRITY EVERETT J. BRUCE, services 2 p.m. Thursday from the chapel. H. G. (RIP) WRIGHT, arrangements Incomplete. .''.'jiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiinDKiiiiiiDiimiiniiiiiuiiiiiiiiHinii WHITLEY Office Supply • Magnetic Bulletin Boards • Adding Machine* For Home or Office • Typewriters • Electric Standard - Portable • Brief Cases • Desk Accessories • Label Markers • Art Supplies • Desks • File Cabinets • Loose Leaf Forms Sales • Service - Rentals 112 W. Walnut PO 3-8802 enneut WAYS FIRST QUAl ITV 9 ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY Our entire stock of winter coef s at greatest savings ever! ORIGINAL $40&$4S. '32" ORIGINAL $32 & $36 WOMENS JACKETS ORIGINAL $26.00 Now 19 88 ORIGINAL $75.00 Now 13 88 WOMENS DRESSES Orig. $16.00 Orig. S8.00 DRESSES ......... $12 DRESSES ... $4 Orig. $12.00 Orig. .$6.00 DRESSES $8 DRESSES $2 WOMENS SPORTSWEAR Orig. $4.98 Orig. $2.98 SWEATERS $3.88 KNIT TOPS $1 Orig. $3.98 and $4.98 Dressy Orig. S8.98 BLOUSES $3.44 SKIRTS $6.44 GIRLS FASHIONS Orig. $4.00 DRESSES $2.88 Orig. $5.00 DRESSES $3.88 Orig. $3.00 Dressy BLOUSES $1.88 Orig. $4.98 SWEATERS $3.88 Orig. $20.00 Coats and JACKETS $16.88 Orig. $17.00 Coats and JACKETS $14.88 Orig. $14.00 Coats and JACKETS $11.88 Orig. $3.98 SKIRTS $2.33 Orig. $4.98 SKIRTS $3.33 Infants & Toddlers Winter Playwear Orig. $3.98 and $4.98 Winter Orig. $1.98 Winter PLAYWEAR $3.44 PLAYWEAR $1.66 Orig. 52.98 Winter Orig. $1.00 Winter PLAYWEAR $2.44 PLAYWEAR 77c INFANTS & TODDLERS SLEEPWEAR Orig. $2.59 SLEEPWEAR Orig. $2.29 $2.22 SLEEPWEAR .... $1.88 GIRLS PAJAMAS Orig. $^441 Orig. $*)66 3.98 .. 2.98 . Orig. $10 & $11 Womena ROBES Women's Winter PJ's Orig. $4.00 $n J Orig. $3.00 $«)66 Orig. $4.98 Jr. Boys SLACK SETS $3.44 Orig. $7.98 Boys Cradigan SWEATERS ... $6.44 ENTIRE STOCK WINTER HOUSE SHOES FOR THE FAMILY Orig. $^88 , Orig. $**88 $4.50 j |$3.50 / Orig. $4.98 Boyg Corduroy SLACKS $3.88 2 Groups Boys Jackets $8.00 ond $13.88 Orig. $10.98 Men's Wool SLACKS $8.88 WAIT! FOR PENNEYS BIG JANUARY WHITE GOODS EVENT. Bring your Penney's charge card or use our convenient lay-a-way. Big White Sale Starts Tuesday, January 2nd. PENNEY'S STORE HOURS: Mon.-Thun. 9:30 to 5:30; Fri. 9:30 to 8:00; Sat. 9:30 to 6:00

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