The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 13, 1968 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 13, 1968
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Pigt Two - BlythevlU* (Ark.) Courier N«wi - Tgtsiay, February tt. No Progress Made In Korean Talks By WILLIAM L. RYAN ;AP Special Correspondent , | quarters to discuss "armislice SEOUL (AP) - U.S. presl- v lola ,, ons/1 dcnlial envoy Cyrus Vance met ! No| . th Korean infillralion for- almost three hours . today i RCVOSS lhe demilitarized tone ith South Korea's premier and has lncrCBSC d steadily for more Wedncsdav with North Korea at ] confession by Cmdr. Lloyd M. other (op Cabinet ministers, but lhan Korean sources reported [hey made "very little progress" to- the Pmuiiunjom . truce head- •• Biicher, skipper ol the Pueblo. 'It repeated the first statement attributed to Bucher that the Pueblo had Intruded in North Korean territorial waters. Tlie new statement added that Bucher is "always gripped by yearning for my family" and "would like to tell them that 1 am safe and healthy and that a ycMi A ij s m |uiary saic | American u . oops repe ned two small ward eliminating differences be- ; groil p S ot Norlh Koreans Mon-,. - - ........... — „ t ween Hie United States and its j day night and early today in two they. should not worry too Asian ally. The meeting was "rough i brief flrcflgbls in. the U.S.-pa- much.". troled section of the DMZ. No casualties were reported. North Korea has been conccn-," one Korean source ported. The conference ranficd _ over problems of the complex],. a [j n g on t | ie us SBclo| . jn ils crisis resulting from South Ko-1 harassment campaign along the rea's worries over her defenses, [ ronl | er s i nce n seized the U.S. in the face of North Korean j intelligence-gathering ship Pu- thrbats. icblo Jan. 23. : Vance planned another meet- : The North Koreans broadcast irtg>'IUi Premier Chung Il-kwpn loc ] a y Wednesday and then was cx- petted to pay his second visit to President Chung Hce Park. Whether that would be Vance's fjjjil conference nobody in authority would say, but the presidential envoy already has extended his visit one day, into Wednesday. -Korean sources said Vance and the Koreans agreed tcnla. lively that the foreign and defense ministers of the two governments would meet annually ((preview mutual security problems, with the first meeting to BJpield in Washington In June. Alspokcsman for the U.S. Em- bjssy would not comment on tfti" report. Informed sources also report- e'EHhat the Koreans were asking the; U.S. government to tell IJorth Korea it will denounce tfi£ 1953 armistice agreement If tKe; Communists send down any a second purported "I think that if the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is merciful to us who deserve punishment, we will be sent home and we will be together and in love forever, never again to part," the statement said. II was not known whether this was intended to set the stage for release of the Pueblo's crew. Daily Record more raiders like the team that trUid to assassinate President Eak. The South Koreans also reportedly want the Americans to ."'.demand that. North Korea apologize for the assassination attempt Jan, 21. £0ne informed Korean source said little progress" seemed to have been made to- \v_afd healing the rift stemming from South Korean feelings that the.' United States, in its desire to secure the release of the USS Pueblo and its crew, is not paying sufficient attention to South Korean security. i.'Meanwbile. the U.N. Com- (nand announced it would meet NazorenesTo Meet Feb. 19 -A Nazarene preacher's conference, combining the north Arkansas and southeast Oklahoma church districts, will be Ifiid at the Central Church of the Nazarene in Fort Smith on Feb. 19 through the 21st. Weather Y36t«r<Uy'* htjsh — 41 Overnight low — ID Precipitation previous 24 hours (to 7 a.m. today) •— none precipitation Jnn. 1 to dnt« — 4.01 SmifiCt today — .1:42 SunrUe tomorrow — fl;47 This pate a Year Ago YMtcrciny'6 iiiffh — 50 overnight low — 32 Precipitation Jnn. l to cUti — 3.04 Bick Roberts Bick Roberts, 72, a long-time resident of Blytheville, died Sunday night in Norman, Okla. He leaves two sons, Richard Roberts and Nick Roberts, both of Norman; Two sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Rogers of Jonesboro and Mrs. Bulah Thomason of Pascola, Mo.; One brother, Joe Roberts of Blytheville; And 11 grandchildren. Services will be held at 10:30 a,m. tomorrow in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with burial in Elmwood Cemetery. Frank Hall Markets Open High Low Chicago Wheat Mar . 148% 149% 148'A May . 152% 152% 152 July . 152'A 15214 151V4 Chicago Soybeans Mar . 27.W 273V4 273^4 May . 276% 277 275% July . 278% 278% 278% New York Stocks Texas GS Chrysler RCA AT & T . Dow .... Xerox ... GM Pan Americ Ford Last 148% 151% 151% 27314 276% 278% VIETNAM (Continued from Page One) dead, a government military spokesman snid, while South Vietnamese losses were one killed and four wounded. Four miles northwest of Hue 300 communist troops clashed with infantrymen from (lie U.S 1st Air Cavalry Division in s two-hour battle that left 30 enemy and five Americans dead. The communists were blasted into retreat as night fell by ar tillery and naval gunfire from offshore destroyers and cruisers. Thirty-nine American infantrymen were wounded. Near Gio Llnh, three miles be. low (lie eastern end of the demilitarized zone. South Viet namese infantrymen reported killing 32 Communist troops. Government losses were five dead and 11 wounded. In Saigon, U.S. and South Vietnamese troops continued to rhop up the remnants of Communist forces who attacked the city Jan. 31. The allies reported killing 126 Viet Cong in a series of clashes within a 20-mile arc around the capital. American losses were 13 killed and 48 wounded. U. S. B52 bombers joined the massive operation to wipe out Communist troops still entrenched around Saigon. The big Slratofortresses hit closer to Saigon than ever before^ unload ing tons of bombs on suspected Communist troop concentrations only seven miles north-northeast of the capital. National police announced that Ma]. Gen. Tran Do, one of the highest ranking North Vietnamese military offirers in South Vietnam, was killed in the Saigon fighting recently. 47% 51 77 3 A 257% 75V4 20 49% W'house 82% US Steel '39% Curtis Pub Comsat ....::..•. 43% Amer. Motors 13 Sears 57% Parke Davis 26 Gen. Elect 88 Belli Steel 31 Reynolds Tob 42 Standard NJ Mrs. Me Daniel Frank Hall, 78, a G o s n e 11 community farmer, died early this morning in Doctors Hospital. Born in Blylheville, he had lived in this area all fiis life. He was a Baplist and a member of Mississippi County Farm Bureau. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Velma Hall: A daughler, lilrs. Henry Oaines of Liberty, Mo.; Three sons, Albert Hall of South Haven, Mich,, Richard Hall of Little Rock and Huey P. Hall of St. Louis; T w o stepdaughters, Mrs. Chester Dixon of Osceola and|theville; Holiday Inn 4214 Ark-La Ark-Mo (BID) 35% im Divcc-Wayne No Quote The U.S. Embassy said Do was deputy commander of the political office ii the Commu- 109% i nists Central Committee for 49:141 South Vietnam and had been identified in recently captured Viet Cong documents as the deputy commander in chief of the "Liberation Army of South Vietnam". Maj. Nguyen Dinh Loan, chief of the special staff of the national police, said a body found at the western edge of Saigon had been identified as Gen. Do's. Other Vietnamese officials were not sure, and U.S. Officials said they could not confirm the reports. The militanlly anligovern- ment Buddihst movement centered in Hue was accused of collaborating with the invading Communists by LI. Col. Phan Van Khoa, the provincial chief. Phan, who hid in a hospital attic during the Communist siege, 11% 67% Joke O'Neal Allie (Jake) O'Neal, 64, a. prominent New Liberty community farmer, died last night at Memphis' Bapiist Hospital. said the large Tu Dam pagoda five miles northwest of the city was the Red command post for (he attack. .U.S. sources confirmed this. Phan said the Communists inside Hue operated from the Dieu De pagoda and gave prominent roles to the Buddhist mill- He had lived here since 1925. 1 (ami and sympathetic students ....... WAY BACK WHEN - J. F. Morrow and his wife Anna (on the right) in 1898 posed for this picture in front of the •home now owned by T. R. Gainings of Luxora. The house was built in 1852 and is — perhaps — the oldest in the county. The SHiBlliJchUi with Mr. and, Mrs. Morrow was Mrs.- G. C. Driver,-wbo.-flied last year. The child second from., the left is Mrs. J. I. Mifflin, a retired Luxora schoolteacher. (Courier News Photo) He leaves his wife, Mrs. Ruby O'Neal; Two sons, Page O'Neal of St. Louis and Jerry O'Neal of Ely j Mrs. Jamas Snodgrass of Elm.'Mrs. Cora McDaniel, 83, died; T'sfepson, J. C. Marcus of Sunday night at Doctors Hos- Des Plaillegj TI1 . P'J* 1 - , , Two sisters, Mrs. Ma-udie •She leaves five sons. Dudley Springer of Blytheville and McDaniel, Thomas McDaniel, Mrs. Edith Keeling of Dela- •:WARNING ORDER JN THE CHANCERY COURT, "CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, "-'MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, :;:": ARKANSAS Everett Dean Waggoner. :•'•.; plaintiff ; jvs. No. 17525 Wilma June Waggoner, :'..; defendant ; Th« defendant, Wilma June Waggoner, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof, and answer the complaint of the; plaintiff, Everett Dean Waggoner. IDated this 12th day of February, 1968, «t 2:00 O'clock P.M. fid.;B. Cook, Atty. Percy A. Wright, Atty. Ad Lltem SEAL ".GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. -•_• By B«lty Coats, D. C. H8, »,»*•• Services will be announce! by Cobb Funeral Home. Walter McDaniel, Dee McDan- j p] auie iei'-and Johnnie McDaniel; j A b ' ro ther, Roy Hall of Wai- .Five daughters, Mrs. Estelle [ nU | jjj,jg e . McCasIin. Mrs. Maggie Morris, I Twenty'- two grandchildren Mrs. Wilhe Lee Deason, Mrs., and 25 grca t . grandchildren. Robbie Mae Phillips and Mrs. 1 Marguerite Welch; ' Three brothers, John Knox, Lige Knox. and David Knox; Two sisters, Mrs. Betty Yergan and Mrs. Delia Mae Walker; .Sixty grandchildren, 51 great- grandchildren and five great- great-grandchildren. .Services will be 2 p.m. Wed nesday at Howard Funeral Service chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. PRIVILEGES AUTHORIZED At SECOND CLASS MAIL Blyihctlllt Courier Srwi BLI'THKVILLE, ARK. ZIP - 72315 HiriT W. B.llurs, PubllUm 3rd at Walnut St. Blytlievll'.o. Ark. Published dully Sund Second cl.lss postage paid at Sly- Lhevillc. Ark. In Bl.vlhevlllc and towns in BlythfTilip trade territory. HOME DELIVERY KATES 0»lly 35c per week BY MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Within .Ml mill's of HlythevlUt 58.00 per year More than 30 mile* from BlythftflU* J1S.OO per year Services By COBB FUNERAL HOME INTEGRITY JESSE J. BOLTON, J p.m. Tuesday, Cobb chapel. * » + CLAUDE E, qUERTERMOUS, 2 p.m. Wednesday, McMllr.le.Fu, ncral Home In Charleston, Mo. DMNNA SKI, Peru, LYN WASIKLEW- III., Thursday, * * + MRS. ADA MURPHY, S p.m. ThuriiUy, Preacott Amemblj 1 of Owl Church, A' daughter, Miss Linda O'Neal' of Blytheville; And one grandchild. Services will be announced by. Cobb Funeral Home. at Hue University. U.S. officials were reluctant to back up phan's point-s, although they reportedly have amassed impressive evidence to show the Involvement of the Buddhist militants. To the northwest around the embattled Marine outpost of Khe Sanli, an armada of U. S. OSCEOLA (Continued trom rage One) forts to terminate Osceola's con- ,ract to purchase electric power from Southwest Power A3- ministration.) After WiyguPs veto, several other items were considered and then Councilman R. E. Prewitt quietly presented a motion to override the mayor's veto. Alderman Ed Chisenhall asked in a surprised tone: "Mayor, is that legal? Can they do that?" "It sure is," the mayor replied. "That's y'all's privilege." And. the council exercised ils privilege — 4 to 2 in favor of canceling the contract. This morning, a spokesman warplanes including B52 heavy bombers continued to plaster suspected N o r t h Vietnamese buildup areas threatening the base. for the pro-AP&L members of'planning commission similar tolliet, 111., Mrs. Louise Buys of the council said a letter would the one announced for Chick- to SPA "before t h e out "asking that the be sent week is contract to be canceled. In * * other action: 1) City Attorney Mitchell Moore said $1,055 worth of delinquent privilege taxes have been collected; 2) A $1,212.37 bill f r o m a Jonesboro engineer was honored for work he did acquiring right-of-way for Osceola; 3) The council listened to a presentation from a Burroughs representative concerning computerizing the city's accounting system. (No decision was made and another discussion will be held next month; 4) The group decided to file an application for a f e d e r a 1 grant to be used in updating Osceola's comprehensive plan of growth; asawba Township; 6; The council named the Osceola First National Bank and Planters Bank depositories ior city funds; 7} And the men passed a resolution making it necessary for the council to authorize out-of- town trips before such trips will be paid for with city funds. Jacksonville, Fla., and Mrs. Wilma Sue Blackwell oi OklA- homa City, Okla.; Three sisters, Mrs. F. C. Sharp of Jacksonville, Fla., | Mrs. Wilma Philpot of Boron, Calif., and Mrs. Daurice Carver of Atlanta, Ga.: Thirteen grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Her body will lie in state at the Cobb Funeral Home until Wednesday. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Prescott Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Piney Grova Cemetery. 5) Wiygul announced he is I Dickinson of Blytheville, Mrs. joing to contact County Judge (Maude Hooks of Hot Springs, A. A. Banks about setting up a '-Mrs. Aleene Sudsberry of Jo- Mrs. Murphy Mrs. Ada Murphy, 85, widow of Leady Murphy, died early today in Doctor's Hospital. She was born in Prescotl, Ark.,'but had lived here for the) Thi , dangers ot carbon mon . last 34 years and was a mem- oxid s m . to Ksi« Af (U« A r>r-rtv«V.1ii nt fl n A . . * r O • bile reach a peak during tha winter months. Safety experts at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. admonish car owners U> have the exhaust system of the car checked and to keep a window or two open a bit whil* driving. her of the Assembly of G o d i Church. She leaves one son, R. L. Murphy of Houston, Tex.; Five daughters, Miss Mae PLENTY OF WATER makes the ^difference And our god i$ always to provide plenty of water... when and where you need it. BLYTHEVILLE WATER CO.

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