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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 29, 1966
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Blytheville (Ark.) Courier News - Monday, August 2»,lM - Pip Arei OBITUARY ;'t*' Cunningham Services Set For Tuesday Joe Bob Cunningham of 821E. Rose St. died early this morning at his home. He was 36. A resident of; Blytheville all of his ife, he was a member of the Trnity Baptist Church .and the Masonic Lodge. He was a Korean veteran, a member of the disabled Veterans, and the American Legion. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Sadie Cunningham of Blytheville; , Two sons, Danny Cunningham and Bobby Joe Cunningham of the home; His mother, Mrs. C. E. Cunningham of Luxora; Two sisters, Mrs. Ernestine Daugherty Of St. Louis and Mrs. Katherine Martin of Jacksonville; .. : ....:: Two brothers, Larry Cunningham of Chicago and Herschel Cunningham of Gary, Ind. Services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Richard Wiles and Rev. .Myron Oil- low officiating. .Burial will be in Ehnwood Cemetery, with Masonic services at graveside. Pallbearers will be W a y n e Lewis, Herbert Batey, George Ball, H. H. Mathis, Bob Wakefield and Truman Meador. A few showers dampened west Arkansas during the weekend, but elsewhere in the state the weather was mild and dry. A high pressure area is anchored over the eastern states and little change in this feature is anticipated. -Considerable cloudiness, light winds and/isolated light showers i are in the picture for Arkansas today, i : Decreasing shower activity is indicated for Tuesday. Yesterday's highs were in the 70's and 80's and overnight lows were in the 50'S and 60's'. ; ; As expected, the delta came through the weekend without any rain. Most areas have ade- Joella Wilson Joella Wilsort, a lifelong resi. dent of Blytheville, died Saturday in Doctors Hospital. She was 24. She was a member of the Church of God. She leaves her parents, Mr. and Mr?. Ed Wilson of Blytheville; Two sisters, Mrs. Luetts Malin of Blytheville and Mrs. Annabelle Hesselbine of Clinton, 111.; Five brothers, Eddie .Wilson of Chicago, Danny Wilson, Victor Wilson, Delmer Gray, and Calvin Gray, all of Blytheville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today in Cobb Funeral Daily Record / ? i Weorh.r U, «. Weafter Bane* servfe* Ark. Home Chapel, with Rev. Warren Coleman in charge. Burial was in Dogwood Cemetery. -•'•-' • ' •• • • Pallbearers were James McFall, Joe'Davis, Travis Powell, Coy Richardson, Harold Brooks and Thomas Gulp. Lillian Potter Mrs. Lillian Potter, 53, of Gosnell died at Chickasawba Hospital Saturday, morning. ; She was a native of Hollywood, Mo. She leaves her husband, Curtis Potter; One son, Merrill Potter, Sidell, 111.; , Six daughters, Mrs. Bernie Benham, Danville, 111,, Peggy Norek and Joan Romaro, both of Chicago, Muriell Potter, Sidell, Mrs. G. Sawyers, Blytheville, Kay Patter, Blytheville; Three brothers, George Middleton, Dewey Middleton and Kirby Ball, all of Blytheville; Two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Boggs and Mrs. Meddie Moody, both of Chicago. •'•• Services were at 2 p.m. today at Full Gospel Church with Rev. James Boreh officiating. F quatc soil moisture and a warm dry period will be w e 1 c o m e. However, the five-day forecast envisions a shower period into the weekend. Night time minimum temperatures, although near normal, are on the cool side for rapidly maturing the upper crop of cotton bolls; But daytime temperatures, generally in the 80's will help to start these on the way to maturity; this week. Shower probabilities are low today, and even lower for tomorrow. If insecticide applications are necessary, it would appear a reasonable risk today with even less chance for washing of f in showers tomorrow. The five-day forecast through 6 a.m. Sunday calls for temperatures to average around normal with only minor day to day changes.. Normal highs: 87-91; normal lows:. '62-69: Precipitation will be between one-half and one- inch; over Arkansas, occurring as showers and thundershowers through the period. Saturday's Hign— St Sunday's Low—67 Yesterday's High—84 Overnight Low—? Weekend precipitation—hone Precipitation Jan. I' to date—36.47 Sunset today—6:31 Sunrise tomorrow—5:31 • . This Date A Year Ago Yesterday's High—83 Overnight Low—67 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—32.87 monla. ' NEW YORK (AP) - Pr. Joseph Sizoo, SI, professor of religion at George Washington University, collapsed and died Sunday shortly after delivering a guest sermon in a Manhattan church'. Dr. Sizoo a native of the Netherlands, had served as a missionary la India and was president of the New, Brunswick, (N.J.) Theological Seminary before going to George Washington University. Markets Open High Low Last Chicago Wheat Sept. 187 188'/4 187 187% Dec. 193V4 195Vs 193% 194% Chicago Soybeans World Deaths BUCHAREST, Romania CAP) —Defense Minister Leontin Sa- rajan, §3, died Sunday. He had been reported in serious condition last Thursday after an emergency operation for a hemorrhage. LONDON (AP)- Sir William Eric Beckett, 69, British authority on international law, died Saturday. Beckett had been legal adviser to the Foreign Office. • TORONTO (AP) — J.B. Hamish McGeachy, 67, Canadian Burial was in Memorial Park journalist and broadcaster, died Cemetery, Howard Funeral Ser- Saturday from complications vice in charge. • following an attack of pneu- Nov. 319 320V4 318% Jan. 322V4 324 322% Mar. 327V4 mVi 326% New York Stocks Texas G. S Chrysler RCA A. T. & T. Dor/ Xerox ....... GM Pan Amer Ford Westinghouse U. S. Steel ,.....,....'., Curtis Pub Comsat American Motors Sears Parke Davis Gen. Elect Beth. Steel Reynolds Tobacco Standard NJ Holiday Inn Ark-La Ark-Mo Divco-Wayne 319% 323V 8 327% 81% 37V4 42% .50% 64% 178% 71% 53% 41% • 42% 38% 9% 42% 9 51% 26% 86V8 29% 34 5 /s 60Vs 35% 35 11 24% EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) Charles Lehigh, a Republican candidate for mayor here, says he has mailed petitions to get voting machines for counties with more than 8,000 population to 45 counties. Lehigh, an. attorney, said he mailed the petitions to the League of Women Voters and the Arkansas Federation of Republican Women. Recent legislation allows counties to vote individually on whether they want voting machines. V.C Sink But Fail in Channel Block By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) — U.S. planes caught four North Vietnamese torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin today, sank two and damaged the other two, a spokesman said. In South Viet Nam, the Viet Cong made two unsuccessful attempts to block the chief shipping channel between Saigon and the sea. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS GLADYS MARTIN.' PLAINTIFF vs. No. 16918 J. F. ETCHIESON, individual^ and also as Trustee under the Last Will and Testament of Ida B. Crockett, deceased, et al DEFENDANTS WARNING ORPER The Defendants, Earl Ash, Willie Ash, Gladys Martin, Kenneth Ash, Jimmy Ash, Bertha Miller, Virginia Nunn, Mary Frances Nunn Morrow Kenneth Nunn, Tucker Nunn, Ida Sue Nunn, Henry Ward Johnson, Dona Hartung, J. C. Payne, Tony Payne, Idaline Woodson, Frank Wesley Johnson, Lewis Johnson, Pearl Alice Hasten, Done Lea Madrea White, and all other unknown heirs of Ida B. Crockett, deceased, are warned to appear in the above Court and in the above cause within thirty days and answer the Complaint of Gladys Martin. Witness my hand, as Clerk of said Court, and the seal thereof, on this 26 day of August, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Geraldine Liston Oscar Fendler, Attorney for Plaintiff Leon Burrow, Attorney Ad Litem 8-29, 9-6, 13, 20 One explosion near a U.S. Navy minesweeper caused no casualties and only minor damage to the ship. Sunday a Communist mine sank a small South Vietnamese minesweeper in the Long Tao Channel but the ship went down near the river bank, leaving the waterway open to traffic. Last Tuesday a Communist mine sank the American cargo ship Baton Rouge Victory in tne same channel with a loss of seven lives. In the river attack near Saigon, a Viet Cong mine exploded 15 feet from the U.S. minesweeper, a 57-foot craft with a crew of six. The crew reported receiving small-arms and automatic-weapons fire from the shore but suffered no casualties. U.S. pilots flew 103 missions against the Communist North Sunday, all of them along the Gulf of Tonkin coast and in the southern Panhandle. Pilots struck at seven oil storage depots including one 11 miles southwest of Haiphong. They claimed damage to three depots and probable damage to several others. Pilots also reported they damaged or destroyed 36 barges, 14 bridges, 44 buildings, 26 tricks and 14 railroad freight cars. On the ground, units of the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade destroyed 15 enemy bunkers 43 miles southeast of Saigon while pursuing small Viet Cong forces. The airborne troops took light casualties, a U.S. spokesman said, and enemy casualties were not known. American pilots flew 364 sorties over South Viet Nam Sunday and claimed knocking out or damaging 302 enemy huts and other structures, 11 tunnels and 9 bunkers. The Vietnamese minesweeper sank 19 miles southeast of Saigon after hitting an electrically detonated mine in the main i shipping channel to the capital. One Vietnamese crewman was killed and three other persons were wounded, including a U.S. Navy adviser. A government spokesman also reported that a small landing craft hit a Viet Cong mine in a river 54 miles southwest Of Saigon Saturday, causing several casualties. In a continuation of terrorism apparently aimed at undermining confidence in the government before the Sept. 11 elections, the Communists exploded a mine in a newspaper stall only a block from Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's office in Saigon. The blast wounded a Vietnamese cadet from the nearby Thu Due military academy. 1 While Viet Cong terrorism persisted, U.S. military strategists in South Viet Nam were re: ported considering an increase of American forces to 600,000 men in the next 18 months. 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