The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 6, 1966 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 6, 1966
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Blythevflle (Ark.) Courier News — Saturday, August 9,1988 - Pif* Him A GAME OF PEEK-A-BOO with the cameraman gives a girlish trio the giggles at Dong Ha Air Base, South Viet Nam. The conical hats are typical Vietnamese peasant garb, but the fatigue jackets are strictly U.S. government issue. The girls work in fields near the base. Civilians Can Buy Safety in Vietnam By PETER ARNETT SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) — The war-ravaged Vietnamese countryside is a hazardous place to travel, but it is still possible for civilians to buy safety. Gasoline tank trucks, passenger buses, and other civilian vehicles move along the roads of Viet Nam, running up from the Ca Mau Peninsula, through the Mekong Delta past Saigon and across the Central Highlands to Da Nang and Hue. Much of this countryside is in the hands of file Viet Cong or is a no-man's land. Some journeys weeks because of delays caused by military operations and downed bridges. But it can still be done, and is done, by thousands of'Vietnamese. Safety could cost 1,000 pias- ters — about $10 — for a bus driver at a Viet Cong checkpoint between Dalat and Saigon, or 200 piasters for the driver of a compact car. A tank truck operator might have to pay as much as 2,500 piasters at the same checkpoint. If he doesn't pay, his vehicle might be' driven over an embankment, or the load drained away by a turn of a valve. Safety is a relative thing in Viet Nam. A vehicle owner who has paid his Viet Cong tax at a checkpoint may be blown up farther down the road by a mine planted to detonate under a military convoy. * * * The Viet Cong sometimes blows up a few tank trucks to block a road, or to make a propaganda point to a roadside village. There is in no sense any 'freedom of movement" in Viet Nam, other than by a steel-siiod military convoy. Civilian vehicles are under surveillance by the Viet Cong once they leave government-held towns and vil- age. Occasionally, a Viet Cong checkpoint explodes in shooting when it is decided to make an example of a traveler and to execute him. The Viet Cong get millions of may take piasters in taxes from road travelers. The government knows this, but short of using troops to clear away all enemy checkpoints, there is little choice but to accept the situation. Foreign oil companies also know that vehicles carrying their gasoline pay taxes to the WARNINa ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Janet S. Dunca", Plaintiff, vs. No. 16859 James D. Duncan, Defendant The defendant, James D. Duncan, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named n the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plai; ''' rf . Janet S. nuncan. Dated this 15th day of July, 1965, at 10:30 o'cloCK A.M. GERALDINE LISTON Clerk By Betty Coats, D.C. Gu\ Walls, Attorney Ed B. Cook, Atty Ad Litem 7-16, 23, 30, 8-6 IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK IN BLYTHEVILLE AND GRAHAM SUDBURY AS TRUSTEE PLAINTIFFS VS. LORRAINE C. No. 1S854 EADES DEFENDANT WARNING ORDER The defendant, Lorraine C. Eades, is hereby warned to appear in this Court within thirty (30) days and answei the Complaint of the Plaintiffs herein, Viet Cong. A spokesman for Esso told The Associated Press: "We are aware that our contractors find it necessary on occasions to pay money to the Viet Cong to get through checkpoints. We do not approve of this practice, and do not condone it. "We pay a fixed amount to the transportation contractors to move our products across Viet Nam in their own trucks. What they do with the money is their business. We would like to point out that Esso is a commercial firm operating on the profit system. Our profit on a liter of gasoline is 2.4 piasters. Because of the limited profit margin in gasoline and oil products, there is not much money available to throw around for Viet Cong taxes or anything else." NOTICE OP BOND SALE $71,000 STREET IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. « OF BLYTHEVILLE, ARKAilSAS, IMPROVEMENT BONDS Street Improvement District No. 6 of Blytheville, Arkansas (called "District"), hereby gives notice that there will be sold on sealed bids at the time and place specified below a proposed issue of $71,000 Improvement Bonds (called "bonds"). The bonds will be sold at a price of par and accrued interest. The bonds will be dated July 1,. 1966, interest to be payable semi-annually on January 1 and July 1 of each year, commencing January 1, 1967, and the bonds will mature on January 1 of each year as follows: YEAR 1968-69 Inclusive 1970-76 Inclusive 1977-82 Inclusive 1983-84 Inclusive 1985-86 Inclusive AMOUNT 52,000 3,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 The Viet Cong * often take goods from vehicles instead of taxes. The U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade, operating north of Baria, found dozens of caches of refrigerators, stoves and other goods taken from vehicles as taxes. Travel is still extremely dangerous for non - Vietnamese. French citizens frequently travel Viet Nam's roads, sometimes paying a tax but often just showing their identity cards and getting through. Several Frenchmen have been kidnaped and killed while traveling. Travelers sometimes have to pay taxes to government mili- and upon her ^ilure so to do, tiamen for "protection" along said Complaint will be taken as some stretches of highway. This confessed. I is an illegal practice, but it ex- WITNESSS' my -nd as Clerk I ists. of the Chancery Court for the | ~~; Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, and the seal of said Court on this the 14th day of July. 1966 The district has been duly organized for the purpose of constructing concrete streets with integral curb and storm water drainage system by ordinance of the City Council of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas. Benefits to accrue to the real property in the District by virtue of the construction of the improvements have been duly assessed. The assessed benefits amount to $152,848.05. Reference is made to the official records pertaining to the District, which are on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Blytheville, Arkansas. For the payment of the bonds the District will pledge its full faith, credit and assessed benefits. The purchaser may name the Trustee and Paying Agent. All expenses of the issue, including, without limitation, the fee of the Trustee for authenticating the bonds, the cost of printing the bonds, and the fee of Smith, Williams, Friday & Bowen, Bond Counsel, Little Rock,. Arkansas, upon whose approving opinion the bonds will be issued, will be paid by the District's Fiscal Agent, Delta Securities, Inc., Little Rock, Arkansas. . . Supplemental coupons and dual coupons will not be permitted, but the purchaser shall have the privilege of converting the bonds to an issue bearing a different rate or rates of interest, with any be in accordance with the Universal Bond Values Tables and upon such terms that the District receive no less and pay no more than it would receive and pay if the bonds were not converted, with any conversion to be subject to the approval of the Trustee and the District, and with any conversion to be subject to the following conditions: (1) That the difference between the lowest rate of interest of the converted schedule and the rate bid must not be greater than three- fourths of one per cent; and (2) That the average maturities cannot be shortened by more than six months. The award, if made, will be to the bidder whose bid results in the lowest net interest cost to the District to be determined by computing the aggregate interest cos': to the District at the rate bid from .the date of the bonds to maturity. Only one Interest rate may be named. The bonds will be subject to redemption prior t< maturity at the option of the District, in whole or in part, in Inverse numerical order at par and accrued Interest as follows: If paid from surplus funds derived from the collections on the assessment of benefits, as defined in the Pledge and Mortgage executed in connection with the issuance of the bonds, or from proceed derived from the sale of the bonds and not needed for the construction of the improvements, on any interest paying date; if paid from funds from any other source, on any interest paying date on and after July 1, 1971. The District will covenant that it will use surplus funds to establish and maintain a reserve for contingencies in the amount of one year's average principal and interest requirements on the bonds. No contingent provisions may e included in any bid. The sale will be held upon sealed bids at 3:00 o'clock. P.M. on the 16th day of August, 1966, in the office of Mr. H. G. Partow, Jr., Attorney at Law, 313 Morth 2nd. Street, Blytheville, Arkansas. Each bidder must ile a certified or cashier's check in the amount of $1,420 payable GERALDiNE LISTON, Clerk By: Betty Coats, n ~)uty Graham Sudbury 115 N. Second Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney for Plaintiff Marcus Evrard 118 W Walnut St. Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney-Ad-Litem 7-16, 23, 30, 8-6 MORE than 50 per tent of the voters in Arkansas wont a change in the Attorney General's office! Let's GO! with JOE! and finish the job on August 3th! .Elect: JOE PURCELL ATTORNEY Gfl«*L AND NAVE DIGNITY-INnGRITY-RESPONSIMllTY JtrfiiTlON MOTHERS 5 DAYS ONLY Aug. 9-13th BIG 11x14 PORTRAIT Black and Whit* Plus Small Handling Criarg* REG. $8.00 VALUE, ONLY • No appointment necessary • Full selection of pose* • No age limit • AM work guaranteed FABRIC CENTER Photographer's Hours 10 a.m. -1 p.m. 2-5 p.m. Limit— One Per Subject — 2 Per Family Each Additional Subject $3.95 to the District, which will be retained as liquidated damages if the bidder Is awarded the sale of the bonds and fails to complete the purchase. Checks of unsuccessful bidders will be promptly returned. Interest will not be paid on good faith checks. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Additional information may be obtained from the undersigned or Delta Securities, Inc., Little Rock, Arkansas, The District's Fiscal Agent. Given this 1st. day of August, 1966. STREET IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 6 OP BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS Charles Mosley Chairman, Board of Improvement 8-6 WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Lela M-irrel Gevedon .Plaintiff, vs. No. 16857 Charles C. Gevedon, Defendant The defendant, Charles C. Gevedon, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Lela Murrel Gevedon. Dated this 14th day of July, MAKING IT TOUGHER for disenchanted citizens to reach the West and freedom, East Germany is adding some new the Berlin Wall. Guards place sections of smooth, round piping along the top of the concrete block barrier, making it more difficult to get a handhold or hook a rope over the top. 1966 at 1:20 o'clock P.M. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Betty Coats, D. C. Leon Burrow, Attorney James W. Steinsiek, Atty Ad Litem Kroger-Priced Means Lowei-Priced and you always get Top Value Stamps Prices GooVf ::: Through Aug."9_ Kroger Pork & Beans Domino Pure Cane UGAR with coupon and $5.00 purchase, excluding tobacco, 5 mnc Ib. bag Kroger USDA GRADE A MEDIUM DOMINO SUGAR 5 Ib. bag 19e Tenderay Beef Boston Roll Boneless Roast Ib. 79c Potatoes SWEET POTATOES 2ibs.25 c Ripe, Sweet Watermelons Priced from up 69 1 Morrcll's Pride SMOKED HAM Tenderay Beef CUBE STEAK Freshore FISHSTICKS Thrifty Bulk SLICED BACON Kroger CAN MILK Kroger MAYONNAISE Ocoma Frozen TV DINNERS Spotlight INSTANT COFFEE „ «(! 2 P., 79(1 59f! 6-oz. jar

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