The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 9, 1968 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 9, 1968
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. • N|ft-Vin«> My«wvlb (Ait.) ewri* Km - TIN*?, Daily Record Wcoth.r ' U. S Weather Bureau Hw Agricultural Service ?.-»i Reiser, Ark. Prying conditions fair to poor tofsjft tonight and Wednesday. Dew "points mostly in tlie 20s risinfeinto tiie mid 20s and 30s llils Ifternoon and tonight, ^'appreciable sunshine to- dayTand Wednesday with 30 percent .or less Wednesday. J?ftbability of measurable precipitation 30 percent extreme west, to 100 percent east today. Twenty percent extreme west to 70 east tonight and 40 percent east early Wednesday. Precipitation in the form of freezing rain and sleet. Rainfall amounts quite variable, ranging "from generally less than ou?:fi«artcr in extreme west to locally one to two inchest cast live to 15 YiSlordfty's high— 27 pvqruiglH low— 22 precipitation previous 24 hours Itacf a.m. today)— .4.1 Precipitation Jan. 1 to rtate— 1.07 Sunset today— 5:07 Sum-ine tomorrow— 7:07 THi§ Dale A Year Ar,o S,Klftrdny's high— 40 Overnight low — 2 Pfcolpltatlnn 0«n. 1 to oite— .!» a ;i • Wonts to Leave Job WASHINGTON (AP) - The oOTier of a Washington carry out food shop was shot in the forehead by a bandit Sunday. He Survived and says he's thinking of getting out of the busi- Variable winds hour. ness.,. Three bandit! walked into La'wflsnce C. Kelly's shop and one. of them put what authorities thihk'wai a ,22-eallber pistol to hif forehead and pulled the trig gel^'the slug penetrated the skliv.but didn't pierce the bone removed at a hospital was released. 23, said the robber puM the trigger several more time : Sr-" three or four, but I counting at that point" Ke'lly uM t stol failed to fire. The robbers got away with an unclelermined amount of cash. tiucno Markets Open High Low Chicago Whtat Mar, 147% 148 147'A May Last July 147% 151% 151K 151% 151 7 /. 151 151 v< 147% 151% 151% Chicago Soybeans Jan. 26614 266 266 Mar. 271 271W 271 May 275*4 275'A 274% 271 Va 275 New York Stocks Texas GS 118% Chrysler 56 RCA 51 OSCEOLA (Continued from Page One) was breaking the law. When he found out it was wrong he "paid back every dime," he said. Robbins then produced a leaflet circulated in 1966 when Wiygul was running for mayor. The circular asked then-Mayor Ben Butler if lie did not know it was wrong to sell trucks and "other jods to the city." Robbins charged that Wiygul knew it was wrong to deal with the city and only stopped when his dealings became public knowledge. * *. * Before the meeting adjourned AT&T 55 V< t|, e radio audience listening over KOSE heard Alderman Dow Xerox GM 27914 . 83% Pan Amerlc 22% Ford W'house US Steel Curtis Pub. .. Comsat Amer. Molors Sears Parke Davis .. Gen. Elect. ... Beth. Steel .... 54'/i \Wt 13 61'A 26 : !i 100 33% Reynolds Tob 46 Standard NJ 71% Holiday Inn 5QV4 Ark-La 39'/» Ark-Mo (Bid) lO'/z Divco-Wayne 58% WORLD DEATHS WASHINGTON (AP) - Maj. Gen. Max S. Johnson, 65, military analyst for U.S. News & World Report since retirement from the Army in 1959, died Saturday night. During World War II he was chief of staff of the 80th Infantry Division. NEW YORK AP)-Edwin Lewis Dunham, 70, producer ol the "Voice of Firestone" on the NBC radio network for 18 years, died Sunday. When he retired in 1982 Dunham was manager ol the network's music library. He joined NBC in 1929. Ray Morgan Jr. read a critique on Caywood's report, discrediting it. They heard City Attorney ' I Mitchell Moore say that Caywood didn't know how to make a report and that the report j "possibly was influenced by AP&L." They heard Wiygul ask the Council to back him in establishing a private, non - profit corporation to build a transmission line to Jonesboro and purchase power from SPA. (Building a transmission line was the Council's original plan but it was killed by the state Supreme Court when the body ruled the city did not have the right of eminent domain outside its city limits, a power needed to condemn land so that line could be built.) The radio audience heard the AP&L Councilmen refuse to go along with Wiygul's plan and refuse' to question Caywood's BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Dr. Raymond G. Bressler Jr., 56, vice chancellor at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1962 to 1964, died Monday of cancer. Bressler, a professor of agricultural economics, had been On the California faculty for 20 years. .TUESDAY, JANUARY » 6:00" SERENADE To Be Announced 6-30 WHAT'S NEW Jungle Wildlife. The rain forests of Latin America. 7:00 ALL ABOARD Derbies. Berets, and Ten Gallon Hats. 7:30 CHANNEL 10 TRAVELS Mediterrania. 8:00 TOPIC: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS Faculty Meeting. Superintendent E. C. Stimbert. 8:30 GOODWYN INSTITUTE LECTURE SERIES South Sea Sojourn. Illustrated talk by Aubert Lavastida. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 3 00 ALL ABOARD Which Is The Sofa? Which Is The Chair? 3:30 TOPIC: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS Faculty Meeting. Superinten dent E. C. Stimbert. 4:00 -WHAT'S NEW Jungle Wildlife. The rain forests of Latin America 4:30 THE CHALLENGE OF SPACE The Guaymas Story. How a small Mexican town is helping the space projects as a tracking station. 5:00 THE RELIGIONS OF MAN Mohammed and His Message. A discussion of Islam, com. monly called Mohammedism 5:30 ECONOMICS The Right To Be Wrong. Absolute and relative size of the public economy. 8:00 SERENADE To Be Announced 6:30 WHAT'S NEW Jungle Wildlife. The rsin forests of Latin America. 7:00 ALL ABOARD Which Is The Sofa? Which Is The Chair? 7:30 CHANNEL 10 TRAVELS Journey into Springtime 8:00 BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE The Role and Function of Profits will b« the topic of discussion. 8:30 PUBLIC AFFAIRS International Magazine. A report on development* abroad, usually from fiv« different countries. »:30 THE CREATIVE PERSON Thornton Wilder. An Mtmi- nation of the lift <nd wbrki of the novelist, playwright and three-time Pulitzer Prlw winner. NEW YORK (AP) - Pierre van Paassen, 72, Unitarian minister and a former foreign correspondent, died Monday after a long illness. He wrote several books and was an early advocate of a Jewish state in Israel E. J. Lowery Elvis Johnnie Lowery, 59, died this morning at his home in Leachville following a long illness: He had lived in Leachville for the past 40 years, was a ginner for the Nelson Gin Co., and a member of the First Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, Ethel, of Leachville, he leaves two stepdaughters, Mrs. Benice Miller of Nealville, Mo., and Mrs. Shirley Bakers of Tampa, Florida; Two brothers, Waymon Lowery of Leschville and Lester Lowery or Lase, Ark.; And three sisters, Mrs. M. D. Mangrum of Paragould, Mrs. Willard Spicer of Rector, and Mrs. J. C. Marvis of Bunea Park, Calif. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Sevice. Suzanne Wilson Suzanne Wilson, 11-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orie Wilson, died yesterday afternoon in St. Jude Hospital in Memphis. Born in Flint, Mich., she moved here with her f a m 11 y about six years ago. She attended Centra! Elementary School. In addition to her parents she leaves a brother, Robert Wilson of the home; Three sisters, Sally Wilson, Melody Wilson and Cynthia son, all of the home. Services wil be tomorrow at 2 p.m. in Cobb Funeral Home chapel, Lowell Blasingame officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery. Palbearers will be Jerry Wade, Barrel Hampton, Dewetl Chandler and Raymond Talley. Sacred Animal In hit native India, the zebu* a humped, lop-eared cow, is con- tidered sacred by the Hindus and can wander where it pleasei without hindrance. report. The pro AP&L Councilmen finally won a vote to have Caywood's report published in the city's newspaper and read over the radio station. The report — and the $1,000 it cost. Osceola to get it — apparently accomplished little to sway Council thinking. Soon the maltcr will be put before Osceola voters in a special election. A lone visitor at the Council meeting last night — an Osceola citizen — pleaded with the men to try and work the problem out without having every Council meeting degenerate into a debate. As the man left lie called out what may have been a cryptic comment. He said, "Well, I'll see you guys in church!" Plane Stuck in Ice CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (API John Sherin of Greenwich, N.Y., said he thought the ice on Hedges Lake near this northeastern New York village was thick enough for a landing. Sherin brought down his single-engine, ski-equipped plane onto the ice, then climbed out and walked toward shore. He and his passenger looked hack to see the plane sink slowly to Us wing-mounts. The accident happened Saturday and efforts to extricate the craft were unsuccessful because sub-zero temperatures froze the water around the plane. FULBRIGHT (Continued from Page One) islration had "taken the position it is not interested in compromise of any kind" and he did not believe the Hanoi statement would change anything. The Arkansan said he was becoming increasingly reluctant to comment on every turn in the conduct of the war and what should be done to end it because 'I don't want to become known as a common scold." Fulbright said the first business of his committee in the new session would be planning a series of hearings on U.S. policies, including Vietnam. Michigan Gov. George Rom ney told Washington newsmen meanwhile that the United States should not stop bombing North Vietnam unless there's evidence it would lead to a satisfactory settlement of the war. Romney, who seeks the Republican Prsidential nomination, said he will campaign on that issue the New Hampshire primary race. Housing Problem CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Conference on Religion and Race says it will be easier for Negroes to obtain housing in the suburbs next year. In its yearend report, issued Sunday, the conference noted it had assisted 87 Negro families in obtaining housing in predominantly white communities during 1967. Howard W. Smith, conference housing director, predicted the number would triple in 1968. Still No Contract VIETNAM (Continued from Pile One) ceptors, but a U.S. spokesman said the Communist jets were not known to use the field, apparently because Us position on the coast makes it vulnerable to air attack. Monsoon weather restricted (he number of U.S. raids on North Vietnam again Monday, this time to 76 missions, and poor visibility prevented an assessment of the damage. Among the targets of radar-guided figh-' ter-bombers were the Cet Bi airfield three miles southeast of the heart of Haiphong and the Thai Nguyen railroad yard 35 miles north of Hanoi. * * * North Vietnamese living in the Red River Valley meanwhile were showered with 1.7 million propaganda leaflets Monday. In South Vietnam, both crewmen were killed when a U.S. Air Force RF4C Phantom, crashed 30 miles northwest of Pleiku in the central highlands. The U.S. Command said it was the 220th American fixed-wing plane lost to hostile action in South Vietnam, The eight-engine B52s winged in for two strikes Monday, one southwest of Da Nang, where American soldiers battled North Vietnamese troops last week, and the other 22 miles northwest of Pleiku. The latter raid apparently hit an enemy ammunition dump. The pilots reported 19 secondary explosions—each about four times as large as a normal bomb burst. American helicopter pilots HEX HOUSE In Vmcennei, Ind., has caused more than one tourist head to turn. The intricate designs were achieved with a machine patented by local inventor and artist Leonard Crow. The device can duplicate almost any pattern with kaleidoscopic effect. I flying gunship patrol along the PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) - centra i coas t west of Tam Ky Two years of negotiations preceded the city of Port Huron's first contract offer to its 60 firemen. The firemen voted it down overwhelmingly Thursday and said they'd go on working without a contract. Contents of the offer were not revealed. Mrs. Hudson Mrs. Opal Hudson died yesterday in a Phoenix, Ariz., hospital. She was 51. Born in Humboldt, Tenn., she had lived here most of her life. She was a member of Mary's Chapel Baptist Church of Huffman. S!\e leaves her husband, Wallace Hudson; Three daughters, Mrs. Betty Morris of Blytheville, Mrs. Gail White and Mrs. Bobby Orchard, both of Phoenix; Two sons, Ray Hudson of Blytheville and Billy Hudson with the U. S. Armed Forces in Korea; Four brothers, Jimmy Williams and Robert Wlliams, both of St. Louis, Thomas Wiliams of Clarksville, Ark., and Don Williams of Pratt, Kans.; Four sisters, Mrs. Ollie Per- rygln of Blytheville, Mrs. Ruby Stanfield of Bradford, Tenn., Mrs. Martha Stanfield of St. Louis and Mrs. Louise Daniels o Barlow, Fla.; And six grandchildren. Services will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home. reported spotting a band of 15 peasants carrying baskets Monday. But when the choppers passed over, the men dropped the baskets, pulled out rifles, and started shooting, the pilots said, 'The Americans said they wheeled around and killed all of the guerrillas. Didn't Look Far WASHINGTON (AP) - A committee headed by Secretary of Agriculture Drville L. Freeman' didn't have to look far in selecting the recipient of a new award—only across town to the White House. The committee named Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson Monday to give the first B.Y. Morrison memorial lecture on a date not yet set. The lecture series will honor the plant explorer, landscape architect and writer who died in 1966. Drunk Juror MIAMI, Fla..(AP) — A note was sent asking the judge to look at juror No. 1 in the jury box because the man appeared to be ill Monday. The judge took a long look, cited the man for contempt of court and sentenced him to 30 days in jail for being drunk. A mistrial was declared and the juror was led to jail handcuffed to the .defendant in the rape case he was supposed to help decide. Teacher Honorary 'Screaming Eagle' KENTON, Ohio (AP) - Sister Carole Brown, a teacher at St. Anthony's School, is now a "Screaming Eagle," an honorary paratrooper of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division Gen. John D. Mathieson, commander of the 101st, sent Sister Carole her wings in recognition for her work in the "Little League of Green Beret," a group of youngsters she formed to pray for servicemen , write letters and send packages to soldiers in Vietnam. Bull Kills Man MONKTON, Vt. (AP) - A bull being led outside for watering knocked a 77-year-old farmer to the ground and then trampled and butted him to death in the barnyard. A medical examiner said Frederick Weisenbach suffered a crushed chest and bruses on the face and neck in the mishap Saturdy night. Weisenback's son, Charles, who had been helping him finish larrn chores carried" his father to the kitchen of his home .where the man died. ZIP Reveals Secret SACRAMENTO, caiit. (AP) — Air Force Maj. Ken Anderson found a loophole in the secrecy that surrounded his new assignment. The major, being transferred from Beale Air Force Base, was told his destination was classified and could not be disclosed. He noted that his orders included the postal zip code for his new base, checked the zip code directory at the post office, and found he was headed for-Da Nang, -South Vietnam. Tweed's "Take" William'Tweed, political boss of New York City's "Tweed Ring," is .estimated to have plundered the city of sums totaling as high as $200 million during the 1870s, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Minis Froze Out READING, Mass. (AP) Winter's chill may change schoolgirl fashions here from miniskirts to slacks. School Supt. Robert F. Wells, the School Committee and school principals agreed Monday night to permit girls to wear slacks to school for the duration of the extreme cOId. Students Travel For Russian Speaker SEATTLE (AP) - Suburban Bellevue Community College invited Valerian 'Mikhailoy, first secretary of the Soviet' Union'i embassy in Washington, D.C., speak. Mikhailov agreed to go to Seattle but because of travel; restrictions will not be allowed to go outside the city to the.col- lege. So bellevue students will The action came after reports; go to Seattle University tonight of frostbite cases among junior high school girls Monday. Wells said he had heard of five. Compliments Officer ST. JOSEPH, Mo, (AP) - A 74-year-old man, arrested for the first time on.a traffic offense, appeared beore Magistrate Margaret Young Monday, and asked, if he. could say just one thing.. .. ; "It was a pleasure to be arrested by such .a .-nice Officer," Gary P. Baltis oLKansas City told the magistrate. He was charged with speeding by trooper B.F. Thomas of the Missouri Highway Patrol. Baltis was fined $10. J RARE BIRD-Said to be the first of its kind ever sighted in North Amercia is a wandering albatross photographed at Sea Ranch, Calif. Bird is three feet long with an eight-foot wingspread.. to hear Mikhailov's lecture. Caught in Own Trap LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The City of Lincoln.. converted two major streets to one-way traffic. And the first accident during the confusing period of changeover Monday involved City Traffic Engineer Robert Holsinger, whose auto collided with another turning left from an -. outside lane.- - - = • PRIVILEGES AUTHORIZES A.1 SECOND CLASS MAIL Blytheville Courier NfWi BLYIHEVILLE, ABK. - ZIP -M315 -'•- Bur; W. Halnes, PublliStr 3rd it Walnut St. Blytheville. Ark. Published dally eicept Sunday Second class -postage pud at Bly- thevllle, Ark. la Blytheville and tow&t in tat Blytheville trade territory. HOME DELIVER! BATES Daily 35c per Keek BV MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Within 50 miles of Blytheville $8.00 per year More than 50 miles from Blythefill* $18.00 per year Services By COBB FUNERAL HOME • INTEGRITY SIRS. EFFA GRINDELL BRANDON, 2 p.nv.Tuesday, Cobb chapel. v , * *"..' * LEROY CHOO^ICK, 10-30 a.m. Wednesday, Cobb chapel. * *: * AWN' KENNEE WARREN, 10:30 a.m., Tuesday Cobb chapel. • : * *- ' * SUZANNE WILSON, J p.m. Wednesday, Cobb chapel. PLENTY OF WATER makes the difference And our goal is always to provide pknty of water... when and where you need U. BLYTHEVILLE WATER GO.

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