The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 8, 1968 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 8, 1968
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Wyfhevffle (Ark.) Courier Newi - Monday, January », IMfr- Soviet Bombing Protest Likely to Sputter Out By FRED S. HOFFMAN consequences, th« third lima th« Untttd SUtes policy mikerrfear the bombing itrength. craft fire. i Navy dive bombers-whl AMoriitcd Pnis Writer * * * n as expressed regret, together or rocketing of Soviet vessels * * * Targets close to Haiphong are I normally drop their explosiv ASBOCWCU riTi Tinier ested with assurances it desires to take a more direct hand in the In a statement Issued by the supposed to be hit only when from an altitude above 3000 f< The Soviet union protested WASHINGTON (AP) - formally Thursday night that American and Soviet diplomatic ij.s. warplanes dropped bombs flics are crammed with harsh accusations and strong protests exchanged in many years of Cold War shooting incidents. But neither superpower ever has gone beyond tough words. Both know a small incident could mushroom into a serious clash of arms. the same day near the 3,726-ton freighter Tereysslavl-Zalesskly while ttw ship was unloading flour. The Soviets called it a "piratical attack." Without confirming the Soviet version, the United States replied that any damage which the third lima iht United States has expressed regret, together with assurances it desires to avoid repetitions of such incidents. Although the Pefense Department refused comment on any actions being taken, sources indicated U.S. pilots would be re- So it appears likely the latest | might have occurred "was inad- fuss—over alleged US. bomb damage to a Soviet freighter in Haiphong Harbor—will sputter out without major military vertant and is regretted by the U.S. government." This was the third such Soviet claim since early June— and policy makers fear the bombing or rocketing of Soviet vessels take a more direct hand in the Vietnam War. In their protest note the Soviets hinted they might arm freighters entering the war zone, a move which observers say might lead to a direct clash between attack- PROPOSED BUDGET OF EXr"; minded emphatically that they j ing U.S. planes and Soviet vos- are expected to make every ef-' fort not to strike Soviet or other foreign ships in Haiphong Harbor. The * main reason the Hal- phong dock area and anchored shipping remained off-limits to American bombers is that U.S. sels. + * + Senior U.S. military men and many pilots believe Haiphong's port should be knocked out because It is a major inlet for war supplies which aid the Communists in South Vietnam and buttress North Vietnamese military Pentagon Friday night, Phil G. Goulding, assistant secretary of defense, said all Navy pilots taking part in air strikes in the Haiphong area last Thursday "were briefed on the foreign shipping In the harbor and were I instructed to avoid endangering those vessels." Goulding noted the presence of heavy antiaircraft activity "demanding evasive action." There was no elaboration, but it is known some pilots have had to jettison bombs in order to escape North Vietnamese antiair- craft fire. i Navy dive bombers—which Targets close to Haiphong are normally drop their explosives ipposed to be hit only when from an altitude above 3000 feet —claim they can score close to direct hits. Soviet reports indicated some of the bombs that fe!) near the Tereyaslavl-Zalesskly exploded at intervals over a period of supposed there is good visibility, a rule intended to avoid mishaps either to shipping or to civilians. Scattered and broken clouds were reported over North Vietnam on the day of the alleged bombing of the Soviet freighter)about 12 hours. This suggested with visibility two to four miles, delayed action bombs vised by (The exact visibility over Hal- (he U.S. Navy against targets in Sen. Percy Says... Professional GOP Nod to Nixon plioag was not available in Washington. Navy pilots claim they can hit warhouses alongside the Hai- jhong docks without endangering shipping. NOTICE IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DIS. TRJCT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSA. IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE AF E. 0. ADAMS, De- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen Charles H. Percy, R-IH., says Richard M. Nixon is probably the favorite presidential prospect of Republican professionals but New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller would attract more of the independent and Democratic votes needed for a White House drive. Percy said Sunday Republican officials have known and Percy appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press." Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy, D- Minn., like Percy an opponent of the administration's Vietnam war policy, said some antiwar senators aren't endorsing his announced presidential candidacy because they expect him to lose. "I don't think that's the kind of excuse that really stands up worked with Nixon and "for bet- very well," he said. ter or for worse, he has been a solid Republican." McCarthy plans to enter several Democratic primaries But, Percy added, the GOP j against President Johnson but presidential nominee won't be i there have been indications he able to win the White House, is unhappy because Sen. Robert with Republican votes. "I think it is the general consensus now, even among many professional Republicans, that Mr. Rockefeller, if he could hold F. Kennedy, D-N.Y., hasn't expressed support for him. McCarthy said he doesn't expect antiwar senators up for reelection this year to get in- together the Republican party, ' volved in choosing between him would probably have the best' ' *' "'' JJ " J chance to attract independents and Democrats," Percy said. "He has the greatest appeal to and Johnson. But he added that "so far as senators who have supported the position I take and who are not running, there them today but that is not what! is a little bit more of a burden might happen in August at the j upon them to take a stand." Kennedy is not up for re-election this year. He has opposed Johnson's war policy but also convention." As for himself, Percy said again he doesn't plan to be a candidate other f-"n as a favorite son from Illinois has said he will support President for another term. the McCarthy was on ABC's "Is-1 ies and state conventions, could! surprise everyone and stick to sues and Answers." The Gallup Poll reported that if MCarthy ran as an independent peace candidate in a four- way presidential race, he would get about 12 per cent of the vote. The poll matched Me- Nixon Gov. Carthy against Johnson, and former Alabama George C. Wallace, who may run as a states rights third-party candidate. In the poll, Johnson got 39 per cent of the vote, Nixon 30 per cent, McCarthy 12 per cent and Wallace 11 per cent. In other political developments: change the picture. his stand" * * * .. Javits supports Gov. George —Sen. Jacob K. Javits, R- Romney of Michigan but said if N.Y., said in a New York inter-! Romney's bid fails, "I wouldn't view that Rockefeller, who has:feel at all inhibited looking to- said he isn't a candidate, "may | ward Gov. Nelson Rockefeller." QUICK QUIZ Q—Which is the world's busiest airport? A—O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. The airport set a single-day record Sept. 6, 1966, when 2,006 landings and takeoffs were recorded by the airport control tower. -An Associated Press survey ] Q-How many days did it take penalty? A—Michigan enacted a law in effective in 1847, abolish- indicates that potential favorite sons from 15 states have nearly half the delegates committed to them and could prevent any candidate from winning the GOP nomination .on the first ballot. These 15 states will have 642 votes at the convention, and with 667 needed to nominate, it would be unlikely any candidate could come close enough to start a first-ballot stampede. However, developments before the August convention in Miami Beach, including primar- Edward Payson Weston to walk from Portland, Maine, to Chicago, 111.? A-In 1867, he covered the ing the death penalty. The gallows were retained for treason against the state. : Q—What substance has the lowest boiling point? A—Helium. At only about 2 degrees above absolute zero this light, inert element turns from liquid to gas. Q-What Is the distinction between purebred horses and thor oughbred horses? 1,326 miles in 26 days - ex-1 A-A purebred horse may be actly 51 miles per day. Q — What city. Is . popularly called the "Venice of the North"? A—Stockholm,. Sweden, from its many ways. islands and water- - Q—Which was the frist state in the Union to abolish the death I of any breed, as long as its parents also belong to that breed: A thoroughbred is a specific breed of horse. Every thorough, bred is necessarily a purebred horse; but many purebred horses are not thoroughbreds. Q—What island Is termed the "Pearl of the Antilles'-? A—Cuba. ceased Probate No. 2348 Last known address of decedent; St. Bernard's Hospital, Jonesboro, Arkansas. Date of Death: December 29, 1967. An. instrument dated January 31, 1953, was on the 5th day of January 1968 admitted to probate as the last Will of the above North Vietnam. NOTICE OF ESTATES ON WHfCH ADMINISTRATION HAS BEEN COMMENCED Notice is hereby given that the following is a list of estates on which Letters Testamentary or of Administration were granted with the date of the issuance and the name and address ot the administrator or executor. No. 4606. Estate of Myrl Ladd, deceased. Letters Testamentary issued to Jimmie Ladd, Route 3, Leachville, Arkansas, on December 8, 1967. No. 4606. Estate «f Claude Payne, deceased, Letters of Administration issued to Bobby Lee Payne, 221 Lakewood, Blytheville, an December 8,1967. No. 4609. Estate of Vester Baker, deceased. Letters Test- , named decedent, and the under- i amentary issued to Dorothy signed has been appointed Ex-: Baker Wright, Manila, Arkan- ecutor. A contest of the pro- ' sas in December 22, 1967. bate of the Will can be effected ! No. 4611. Estate of Carris only by filing a petition within the time provided by law. WITH TAX YEAR BEGINNING; JUW I, 1969, TO AND JNCLUDWJ JUNE 30, 1970. | The Board of Directors of ' Manila School District No. IB of Mississippi County, Arkansas, in compliance with the requir* - ments of Act 403 of JWJ and of,. Amendment NO. 40 to the Constitution of the State of ArKan- ; sas, has prepared, approved,; and hereby makes public the : proposed budget of expenditures, -. together with the tax rate, as-; follows: General Control .... I 4,<WO-00 ; ; Instruction. ..... ..... 275,000.00-, Operation of School .;.-. Buildings .......... 30,009.00 Maintenance of School .-,.-.; Plant & Equipment . . JS,000.00- Fixed Charges ........ 25,000.00> Debt Service .......... 3S.SU.OO Capital Outlay ........ 20,000.00; > Auxiliary Agencies (Includ- V,K ing Transportation) . . J8,000.08 ' To provide for the foregoing proposed budget of expenditure!,,-. the Board of Directors proposes,a tax of 42 mils. This tax levy ' includes the present continuing • levy for the retirement of prkj.. sent indebtedness. Given this 3rd day of January, 1968. ' • ;;' :Board of Directors .:.... Manila School District No. 15! Mississippi County, Arkansas, By C. L. King, President '.',. 0. B. Wagner, Secretary Jones, deceased. Letters of Administration issued to Georgs All persons having claims a- i Davis, 845 Keith Street, Blythe- gainst the estate must exhibit them, duly verified, to the Undersigned within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. This notice first published the 8th day of January, 1958. . THE FARMERS BANK & TRUST COMPANY 400 West Main Street Blytheville, Arkansas, Executor REID, BUBGE & PREVALLET, Attys. 417 North Broadway Blytheville, Arkansas - 1-8, 15 ville, Arkansas on December 15, 1967. No. 4613. Estate of Marcus Evrard, deceased. Letters of Administration with Will annexed issued to Marcus Joe Evrard, 52 South Alicia Drive .Memphis, Tennessee on December 27,1967. No. 4614. Estate of Earl Bucey Owens, deceased. Letters Testamentary issued to Mrs^ Bucey Owens, Dell, Arkansas on December 29, 1967. Witness my.hand and seal as such Clerk. this the 3rd day of January, 1968. Elizabeth Blythe Parker, County & Probate Clerk By Charline H. Maynard, D.C. 1-8 WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, cnlck- asswba District Mississippi County, Arkansas. Marian Westbrook Lindsey, 1 Plaintiff, vs. No. mil Oliver J. Lindsey, Defendant'' The defendant, Oliver J. Lindsey, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in thV court named in the caption her*of and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Marian Westbroek- Lindsey. " Dated this 15th day of Dec*' ember, 1967 »t 4;30 o'clock ?.»;'• GEKALDINE LISTON, Clerk Bruce Ivy, Attorney ; Osceola, Arkansas H. G. 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