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U.S. Remains Quiet To De Gaulle s Viet Speech Blytheville (Ark.) Courier News - Friday, September *, U6t- Faff Thm By LEWIS GULICK WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States cannot accept timetable for pulling U.S. forces out of Soutli Viel Nam without a corresponding timetable for ending North Viet Nam's drive against the South. vocating a U. S. pullout from Viet Nam. De Gaulle said peace negotiations would have to depend on an advance U.S. commitment to bring Home American troops "within a suitable and definite time limit." And French President Charles I This proposal was branded de Gaulle has apparently failed to get any sign from Hanoi that she would quit her southward push. This assessment has been reached in Washington after a reading of the full text of the here as unrealistic and unacceptable because De Gaulle did not apply it to North Viet Nam, too. And since De Gaulle said the time'is not ripe now for such an outcome and because he said speech De Gaulle delivered in [ France sees no prospect for suc- Cambodia Thursday stating his views on how to try to bring peace to Southeast Asia. The French president was regarded here as having added nothing to his previous policy statements except perhaps in injecting a time element in ad- cess in offering to mediate at the time, it was believed here that he had founil that Hanoi is sticking to a tough line. 'De Gaulle made his Phndm Penh speech, highlighting a three-day visit, after a 35- minute private talk with North Viet Nam's top diplomats at the Cambodian capital. No official account of this meeting has yet reached Washington, reached Washington. The U.S. government Thursday swallowed its displeasure at the anti-American tone of De Gaulle's remarks behind "no comments" at the White House and State Department'. * * * President Johnson and his foreign policy advisers had not yet read the text, it was explained. After the text did become available — none' was supplied bj the French government to U.S. officials — the Johnson administration decided again to shun public comment. However, a State Department spokesman noted that the U.S. government repeatedly has stated — as he put it — "we do not desire to retain U.S. troops in South Viet Nam after peace is assured." And U.S. officials said Hanoi had rebuffed many U.S. efforts for a reciprocal withdrawal or scaling down in the fighting. Privately, it was assumed that De Gaulle was making his trip to revive »'ie French image in the Southeast Asia area and to lay grounds for playing a peacemaking role at such time as a settlement might become possible. However, Washington doubted that with France herself having withdrawn her physical presence from Southeast Asia more than a decade ago, Peking and Hanoi would pay much attention to French words now. And De Gaulle's language did not endear him to the U.S. government, either. Governor Wallace May Get Guidelines Weapon By REX THOMAS MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) —Gov. George Wallace, ben on another challenge of U.S. authority, gets a new weapon from the Alabama Legislature today to defy school integration guidelines. A bill forbidding city and county school boards to make any agreement to comply' with the federal guidelines has gone back to the House for concurrence. The House, where the measure originated, was in recess when the Senate rewrote it In tougher language Wednesday and passed it. Until the Houss reconvenes today to complete legislative action the bill could not be sent to the governor for his certain signature. Final passage of the anti- guidelines measure was expected to bring to a close the six- week-oid special session called to appropriate additional school funds, with no mention at the [outset of the impending new j showdown over desegregation. Still more state funds are appropriated in the new act to reimburse schools for part of the federal money they might lose by refusing to comply with the guidelines. Wallace, who stood in the doorway of the University of Alabama three years ago in a dramatic but unsuccessful attempt to block the enrollment cf two Negro students, chose the federal guidelines for a new confrontation. The guidelines, which have caused considerable controversy in the South, call for speedier integration of faculties and classrooms with an alternative being a loss of federal funds. He contended — and the new state act also says — that the integration rules laid down by the Health, Education and Welfare Department violate federal as well as state law and that HEW has no authority to order BONN, Germany (AP) - Lt. Gen. Johannes Steinhoff, credited with shooting down 167 Allied planes in World War II, today accepted the uneasy command of West Germany's air force. He had hesitated for 10 days. His predecessor, Lt. Gen. Werner Panitzki, quit in a row with defense Minister Ka-Uwe von Hassel over tlie American- designed F104G Starfighter. West German Slaughters have had 62 crashes since they went into service, and there lias been bitter criticism in press and Parliment. S t e i n h o f f 's acceptance strengthened the position of Von Hassel, who is in deep political trouble because two other top generals have also quit, chiefly because Von Hassel authorized union organization of the armed forces. NAHA, Okinawa ,'AP) - Typhoon Alice slammed 140-mile winds into Okinawa today, killing one person and injuring 15 others. To the north, rescuers searched for 26 South Korean fishermen missing at sea. The Koreans disappeared in high seas when 13 fishing boats sank. The bodies of 12 others were recovered. Officials at the Naha airbase said damage to the U.S. base might run into millions of dollars. All aircraft were flown out before the storm hit. The injured included one unidentified American servicemen cut by flying glass. An Okinawan was killed when his house collapsed. AMSTERDAM, The Netherland (AP) — The Dutch Parliament probably will approve a proposal by Premier Jo Cals to double Queen Juliana's salary to five million guilders—?1.4 million—a year. Even opponents are on record as saying she deserves the raise but they claim it is "psychologically inopportune" to grant it during the current drive to cut government spending. Supporters say salaries of the 279 persons directly employed by the queen have tripled since 1961 and she now has a personal payroll of $1.1 million a year. faculty integration or to assign pupils to correct racial imbalance. Critics, including Republican Rep. James D. Martin, have warned that the new act will invite a federal court order to integrate all Alabama schools at one time. Martin is the GOP nominee for governor, running against RIOT (Continued from Page One) workers must travel on their way to work at industrial plants. . ..•:'.'• Some buses carrying white workers were stoned during the course of the day. A trip through the neighborhood showed many stores with smashed windows boarded up. Later the street and adjacent blocks were sealed off but they were expected to be open to work-bound traffic today. There were reports of trouble in the West Side area again Thursday,night but nothing of a serious nature developed, police said. Two Negro juveniles were shot and wounded but police said they were attempting to break into a residence "beyond the riot area." Mayor Hall said he saw "no indicaion of outside agitation" in the disturbances. He said the National Guard would remain in Dayton "as long as we need them." Wallace's wife, Lurleen, the Democratic candidate. Arkansas News Briefs LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Dry forces which won. a 1964 Calhoun County local option liquor election have asked the state Supreme Court that a circuit court can't hear an election contest suit. After two recounts, the vote was" l,128-l,li'8 in 'favor of the drys, but the wet forces appealed to Calhoun County Circuit Court. Drys contended that the appealed was not completed properly. Circuit Judge Melvin E. Mayfield accepted the appeal and the drys filed a petition with the Supreme Court for a writ of prohibition. Navy Pilots Are Babies? SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) No Navy flier should be without | his baby bottle in combat, experts say. It's part of pilots' survival gear. Lt. Cmdr. Robert Brown, I commander of the North Island ! Naval Air Stateion Survival School, said the 8-ounce plastic baby bottle is filled with water. When a pilot is forced down, he would take a few swigs from the bottle to help calm his nerves. "The water helps wash away the stimulus of fear and helps the pilot think rationally," Brown said. BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP) Three funeral homes here are stopping their ambulance service Sept. 31 because it is costing too much money, the owner of one of the homes said Thursday. Adlai Crouch said his company and the Jackson and Da- 'vies funeral homes will stop the service. A city council committee has been appointed to study the possibility of the city, county or a private concern taking up the service. "ROUGH RIDERS for enirlty, th««e English wliool children are off to the Donkey Grand National at BlUbioa. England. The donkey derby was staged to raise funds tedwMfct WASHINGTON (AP) - The MOTHER AND DAUGHTER BEAUTY QUEENS are the pride of the H. W. Rutledge family of Vlneennes, Ind. Jane Rutledge, 20, right, is Miss Indiana for this year's Miss America Pageant at Atlantic City, N.J., Sept. 7-10. She's the first daughter of a former contestant on record. Mrs. Rutledge, left, was Miss Kansas in the 1937 Miss America judging. Daily Record Weather V. S. Weather Bureau Agricultural service Reiser, Ark. A continuation of the mild weather is expected into the long Labor Day weekend. Widely scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers are expected over the state again today and Saturday with somewhat higher rainfall probabilities in West Arkansas than in the east. High pressure continues over Kentucky. This feature will block the cool front now in the mid-West and the arrival of cooler air is likely to be delayed till about Monday. Afternoon thundershowers were widely scattered yesterday but El Dorado recorded .81 of an inch, Marked Tree .18 and Mena .27. Yesterday's high temperatures ranged from 84 at Fayetteville at 91 at El Dorado.Overnight lows ranged from the mid 60s to the lows 70s. The five-day forecast, 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. next Thursday, calls for temperatures to average three to six degrees below normal with cooling trenc beginning early next week. Normal highs 88 to 91. Normal lows 62 to 69. Rainfall will average around % inch occuring through the end of the week. Spraying for bollweevil and bollworm control may be accompanied today with rather low shower probabilities. Some increase in shower probabilities is expected Saturday and early morning aerial applications will be hampered by fog in some Delta localities Saturday morning. Yesterday's HiRh—93 Overnight Low—70 Precipitation nrevious 24 hours (to 7 a.m. today)—none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—36.47 Sunset today—6:28 Sunrise tomorrow—5:34 This Date A Year Ago Yesterday's High—76 Overnight Low—55 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—33.45 Markets Open High Low Lasi Chicago Wheat Sept. 187% mVt 187% 188V4 Dec. 195% 196 195% 195% Mar. 20iy 8 202 201 201% Chicago Soybeans Nov. 319 320 317% 317% Jan. 323 325 .322% 322% Mar. 327 329% 326Vz 327y 4 Accousrical Problems NEW YORK (AP) - The D^oM a^d % <^ " ±-^ a $6,800 loan to Decatur, Ark.. (Benton County) for planning of 34 low-rent homes, Rep. James Trimble. D-Ark. ; said Thursday. LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The attorney general's office has said a county hospital can legally operate an ambulance service, if no private service is available. William Powell Thompson, assistant attorney general, said the law did not specifically permit hospitals to operate ambulances, but said "there can be no question that such a service would be necessary to the proper functioning of a hospital and consequently would be legal." Rep. John Harberson of Howard County asked for the opin- m. Several Arkansas communities face the loss of ambulance service by funeral homes, whose owners said the service is a money-losing venture. accoustical problems, but first reports on the sound in its new Metropolitan Opera House are good. Philharmonic Hall and the New York State Theater, also | located in Lincoln Center, have had difficulties with sound reproduction. Clarity and tonal range should be excellent, however, in the new Met building, accousticians (reported Thursday. Rehearsals are now under way in the $45.7-million, 3,800- seat opera house. WASHINGTON (AP) - A Neighborhood Youth Corps project for 225 young persons at Fayetteville, Ark., has been approved by the Economic Opportunity Agency, the office of Rep. James Trimble, D-Ark,, said Thursday. The project will cost $146,800 with the federal government paying $116,000, Trimble's «f- fice said. Mutual of Omaha Income protection keeps paying you cash even after you leave the hospital, until you can work again. Vital protection for the breadwinner. Call or write — FRANK KING SPECIAL AGENT PO 3-1559 — PO BOX M6 RLVTHEVILLE. AKK. REPRESENTING MUTUAL OF OMAHA INIUBANCE COMPANY Lilt Iniuranct Affiliate: United of Omaha Bom. Offtc.: Omaha, Nebraska New York Stocks Texas G.S 79'A Chrysler 34% RCA 43% AT&T 52 Dow 62 Xerox 169'/s GM 72 Pan Amer 51'A Ford 42% Westinghouse 42"/2 U. S. Steel 38% Curtis Pub 9 Comsat 42^ American Motors 9 Sears '... 53Vs Parke Davis 26 Gen. Elect 84^ Beth. Steel 29 7 /s Reynolds Tob 35V 4 Standard NJ 64V4 Holiday Inn 35"/2 Ark-La 36& Ark-Mo 11% Divco-Wayne 24% Mini's Checked By Kneeling HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - The short, short miniskirts are taboo in Hobbs High School. More than 80 girls were ordered Monday to wear longer skirts. And a pretty female teachers voluntarily changed her skirt for one with a longer hemline after she discovered it was shorter than school regulations require. School officials said skirts are too short if girls kneel and their hemlines don't touch the floor. OBITUARY Harry J. Taylor Services for Harry James Taylor, 19, who died in Chicago will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Jeremiah Spiritualist Church with Rev. R. Robinson officiating assisted by Rev. P. J. James. Burial will be in Carr Cemetery at A r more 1 with Grumpier Fu n e r al Home in charge. He leaves his mother, Mrs. Dora Mae Taylor of Chicago; Five sisters, Mrs. Ma g g i e Richardson of San Francisco, Mrs. Robbie Chiles of San Ann, III., Mrs. Lillle Pearl McCoy and Loretta Taylor, both of Chicago and Jo Ann Taylor of Blytheville; Five brothers, V e s t e r Lee Taylor, Edmond Taylor, Allen Taylor, and Percey Taylor, all ot Chicago and Roy Chester Taylor of Blytheville; His maternal grandmother, Mrs. Allie B. Washington of Blytheville. Mrs. Elizabeth Knox Services for Mrs. Elizabeth Knox, 41, will be conducted Sunday at 1 p.m. at Enoch Chapel Church in Blytheville by Rev. W. A. Campbell. Burial will be in Birdsong Cemetery, Home Funeral Home in charge. She leaves her husband, Joseph Knox; Four sons, James and Mc- Tearin Knox, both of Chicago, Henry, Ocie B. and Andrew Knox, all of Blytheville; Seven daughters, Janie, Marie, Katherine, Shirley, Nanda Faye, Marilyn Knox, all of Blytheville and Essie Smith, Phoenix, Ariz.; Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Abner Love, of Blytheville; Three sisters, Viola Bedford, Memphis, Mary Lewis, Tru- niann, Jo Willie Farmer, Phoenix; One brother, Willie Perkins, St. Louis. BOA (Continued (ran Page OM) would like to have the snake. Ford pointed out that tfat snake could have been in the car for several weeks. It hid" completely shed its skin while in the car. The skin was found under the panelling after the snake was pulled out. Bossingham told police he bad bought the used car recently in Michigan. Bossingham is from Traverse City, Mich., and is visiting in Blytheville. He had been in town only a day or two. The boa constrictor, which is ; not poisonous, is indiginous to ; tropical regions. It kills small j game by wrapping itself around , it and crushing it. Although Weeks and Bossing- ! ham had the coat-hanger tight- ! ly twisted about the neck of the \ boa, it was alive last night. •••••*•••• Services Bj Walter Smith Services for Walter Smith, 52, will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church at Yarbro. by Rev. P. M McCuIlough. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Home Funeral Home in charge. He leaves three brothers, James Christian and Celeste Christian, Hernando, Miss., George Christian, Blytheville; Five sisters, Adeline Christian, Elizabeth Mitchell, both of Sheads, Miss., Virgie Lee Jones, Blytheville, Delma Mae Bell, Hernando, Katie Mae Ross, Blytheville. New York Had Heat Wave Year NEW YORK (AP) — It's no real news to New Yorkers, but the Weather Bureau has confirmed for the record that this summer was the hottest here since it began keepi :g track of temperatures in 1869. It was the driest, too. FUNERAL HOME Intecrit? MRS. LINDA WILLIAMS, ; J ^ pjn., Friday, Cobb Chapel. ALL WAYS BEST MANY ASSORTMENTS TO GIVE AND ENJOY BARNEY'S 2006 W. Main - PO 3-3991 HI-WAY DRUG 1201 W. Main • PO 3-7041 OWENS DRUG 523 N. 16th - PO 2-2024 Win This Car FREE LOADED WITH GROCERIES Register Free At Kroger or Bob Sullivan's Chevrolet Co. Drawing to be held Saturday, Sept 3,8 p.m. ENTRY BLANK NAME ADDRESS PHONE ..

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