The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 16, 1968 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, February 16, 1968
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Ptgt Two - llyttwvffit (Ark.) Courier Km - frl<Uy, ffbraity srael Threatens Drastic Against Jordan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "After a day of the hardest fighting between Israel and Jor- daiTsince the June war, Israel's top" soldiers Thursday night threatened more drastic retaliation if Arab attacks continue along the west bank of the Jordan River. The Israeli chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Haim Bar-Lev, told newsmen after a cease-fire ended eigh't hours of air attacks and artillery duels across the river Thursday, "We have even more drastic ways of dealing with the situation." Israeli, Defense Minister Moshe Dayan said in a nationwide braodcast he hoped the fighting would "teach Jordan that cease-fire is a cease-fire and it applies to both Israel and Jordan." The guns dueled across the river and Israeli planes went inlo action after two weeks of Arab sabotage raids in Ihe territory on the west bank of the river which Israel seized from Jordan in June. Jordan reported 18 dead. Israel said it had five wounded. An Israeli military spokesman said both sides threw in "everything they had" before a direct appeal from Jordan halted the fighting. Authorative sources in Tel Aviv said Israeli jets inflicted "heavy" losses in bomb and rocket attacks on 19 targets in Jordan. Jordan claimed its antiaircraft batteries shot down six of the Israel jets, but the Air Force command in Tel Aviv said no planes were lost. Jordan said its casualties In-1 with medium arms and tank eluded 13 civilian dead and 58 j village and that Israeli rein- persons wounded. Israel said j forcements moved in and began four of its soldiers and one civil-1 in artillery and mortar bar- Ian were wounded. irage, ml. The fighting erupted early Thursday and each side accused the other of starting it. An Israeli army spokesman claimed Jordanian troops fired 150 rounds of mortar shells into two farm settlements in the Beisan Valley until Israel fire silenced the Arab guns. A Jordanian spokesman The fring died down but broke out again at noon and it spread quickly over a 60-mile area from the Sea of Galilee to Jericho. An Israeli spokesman said Jordanian artillery and mortars pounded at least seven farming communities west of the Jordan River. An Israeli officer said the jets charged the Israelis fired first thrust 10 miles into Jordanian territory, hitting artillery sites and ammunition dumps. "The areas of enemy fire were located near Arab villages and some of these were hit," an Israeli source in Tel Aviv said. 'We don't like inflicting civilian casualties—but we don't like receiving them either." The truce was.called after an alignment with the Arab world emergency session of Jordan's supreme defense council and an appeal over Amman radio for blood donations. The saboteurs raiding in the occupied territory : are from the El Fatah terrorist organization, and Israel claims is is equipped, armed and protected by Jordan. An Israeli Defense Ministry spokesman said his government has repeatedly warned Jordan to stop backing El Fatah, but "it would seem King Hussein is attempting to demonstrate his by keeping the border hot." Each government sent a, protest note to the U.N. Security Council. The flareup came less than a day after the United States an- nounced it would resume ship. menls of arms to Jordan for the • first time since the Middle East war. Reports from Washington said the arms would include Patton tanks, armored troop- carriers, spare parts and communications equipment: Political circles in Israel expressed fear that the decision would upset the balance of arms in the Middle East. Israel has asked the United States to sell it planes since. France, formerly its supplier of aircraft, if non- backing the Arabs. Amended 'Davis Bill 7 Passes ' By ED SHEARER 'Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Th Arkansas House Thursda; paised two minimum wage bill and an amended "Lynn Davis' Ifl THE COUNTY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR KANSAS. IN THE MATTER OF THE IN CORPORATION OF GOSNELL ARKANSAS No. 599 ; NOTICE OF HEARING -Notice is hereby given thai there has been filed in the Comv ty; Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County Arkansas, a Petition of Andy Bevill, Lorella Grimes and John H. Hannon and others for the organization and incorporation of the Town of Gosnell, Arkansas, to embrace the following territory in the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, to-witi •^Begin at the Northeast corner '"of Section 36, Township 16 •North, Range 10 East; thence •South along the range line for xs distance of 8448 feet to the 'North right-of-way line of the .St. Louis Southwestern Railroad: thence in a Southeaster- .-ly direction along the rail•?road right-of-way line 1848 feet; thence South 1320 feet In the South line of Section fi, Township 15 North, Range 11 East; thence West along the •Section line 1650 feet to the Southwest corner of said Sec..'Uon 6; thence South 198 feet; •thence West 260 feet; thence North" 2244 feet to the South rights-way line of the St. Louis Southwestern Railroad; thence in a Northwesterly direction along the right-of-way line 495 feet to the South line of the Northeast Quarter of Section 1, Township 15 North, Range 10 East; thence West 2112 feet to the center of said Section 1; thence North 858 feet; thence West 198 feet; thence North 990 feet; thence East 198 feet; thence North 660 feet; thence West 2640 feet to the West Line of said Section 1; thence South along the West line of Section 1, 1320 feet; thence West 198 feet; thence North 1716 feet; thence East 2640 feet; thence North 1254 feet: thence East 231 feet to the East right-of-way line of the St. Louis Southwestern Railroad; thence in a Southerly direction along the Railroad right-of-way line 1650 feet to measure while the Senate de fealed its first measure of th special session—the administra lion's bill setting the procedur for a constitutional convention The 85-11 House vole on tin Davis bill stirred up the mos interest, especially after a lettei from Gov. Winthrop Rockefelle! was read in which he said Da vis would withdraw from con sideralion for reappointment as State Police director if the amended bill passed. * * * Davis, who served for ' months before the Supremi Court ruled he failed to mee a 10-year residency requiremen in the 1945 law, said at a new: conference later in the day that ie decided to withdraw because "I don't want to be remem jered as the man who com >letely demoralized the State •olice." He said demoralization woulc NSC Seeks Applicants Wednesday, Feb. 28, is the eadline for filing an applica- on for the post of community ide with the West Neighbor- ood Service Center. A Center spokesman said Ihe eadline has been extended rom Saturday to Wednesday. The aide to be hired will eceive $300 per month. Applications may be obtained at the Center, 805 South 21st. Mrs. Johnson Services for Mrs. Mary Sue Johnson, who died Wednesday night, in Memphis' Baptist lospitai, were at 2 p.m. today n C o b b Funeral Home in chapel. She was the wife of Dr. I. R. lohnson, longtime Blytheville ihysician. The services were conducted ly Rev. Alvis Carpenter and Rev. Martin Wilkinson. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Pallbearers were E. S. Crichfield, Keith Davidson, Ted Seal, David Nunn, Newt Whitis nd Hubert Haaga. occur if the department went i whether Davis was a qualifie another five months with some- elector. one "just filling in" as director. Tlie amendment to the administration's bill required the director to be a qualified elector, which means one must have resided in the state one year. Many contended Davis was eligible because he did, in fact, register to vote in Texarkana four days after his resignation from the FBI in California last July when he returned to Arkansas to take the director's post. However, Rockefeller talked of possible litigation tying Da- House vis' hands until someone decided mid-July if to question Davis said he believed h could rejoin the FBI if he d sired. He also said he could no understand why some legisls tors opposed him. "All I've ever done is enforc the laws," Davis said. Both houses faced a flurry o activity on two major pieces < legislation if they hoped to ad journ sine die by Saturday. The Senate defeated 12-20 th House's bill setting up median ics for conducting a constitu convention. A join Senate committee wa tional scheduled to attempt to resolv the differences. Daily Record A. G. Hunter Ambrose G. Hunter, brother Mrs. Leona Humble of Elythe North right-of-way line of j jheville, died last Saturday State Highway No. 151; thence morning in a SI, Louis Hospital. He was 58 and was living in Easl SI. Louis at the time of his dcalh. He was a Baptist. He also elaves his wife, Mrs. Mary Hunter; Four sons. Joe Hunter, Jerry East along said right-of-way line 462 feel; thence North 132 feel; thence East 462 feel; thence South 132 feel lo the North right-of-way line of State Highway No. 151; thence East along said right-of-way line 660 feel; thence. North 231 feet; thence West 132 feet; thence North 3465 feet 4 inches; thence West 1037 feet; thence North 1022 feet 8 inches to the North line of Section 36, Township 16 North, Range 10 East; thence Easl along "'said Section line 1697 feel lo the point of beginning. And five grandchildren. A plat of said proposed town! Services were held ia St. is on file with said Petition in j Louis, Monday. the office of the Clerk of said | Court, the undersigned has been ! WARNING ORDER named by the Pelitioners as JIN THE CHANCERY COURT, Weather U. S. Weather Bureau Agricultural Service Kelser, Ark. Drying conditions becoming good today, fair to poor tonight, and good Saturday. Dewpolnts in the 20s and 30s. Near maximum junsliine to- lay and Saturday. No rain through Saturday. Winds variable five to 10 miler per hour. Tlie outlook for Sunday is lartly cloudy and colder with ne possibility of rain develop- ng late Sunday. The five-day forecast, Satur,ay through Wednesday, calls or temperatures to average our to eight degrees below lormtl. Warming until turning :older early next week. Normal lighs 51 northwest to 60 south, formal lows 30 northwest to 39 outh. Chance of rain or snow over he weekend and into Monday with precipitation amounts mostly one-quarter to three- quarters of an inch except locally up to one inch in the southern portions of the state. Tlie 30-day out look calls for below-normal temperatures and above-normal precipitation. Precipitation of four to six inches is expected in most of the itate during this period. Yesterday'i high — 3» Overnt&ht low — 28 Precipitation previous 14 hours (to 7 a.m. todayt — none Precipitation Jan. 1 to data — 4.07 Sun$«t today — 5:44 Sunrise tomorrow — «:44 Thli Dal* > Year A to Twterday's high — 67 Overnight low — 2:1 Precipitation Jan. 1 to dit« — J.04 Markets Open High Low Las Chicago Wheat Mar May Chicago Soybeans Mar May July 274 , 277% 279 27414 "278 27914 273",. 277",, 279 274 277»,s 279?. New York Stocks Texas GS 111% Chrysler 49 RCA 48'/i AT & T Dow ... Xerox 258V4 GM PanAmeric 20V4 Ford 51% W'house 62% US Steel ................. 39% Curtis Pub ............... 11% Comsat .................. 44'/s Amer. Motors Sears .................... 57% Parke Davis .......... ... 26'/« Gen. Elect Beth. Steel .............. 30 3 ,» Reynolds Tob ...... . ..... 42% Standard NJ ............. 68 Holiday Inn .............. 42% Ark-La ................... 35% Ark-Mo (BID) ........... 12V* Divco-Wayne ............ 47% nie Hunter, al! of East Sl.i — Louis; lda A Ella Ma* Parktr Services for Ella Mae Parker, . 32, who died suddenly Monday I in San Francisco, will be Sun- at 12:30 p.m. at True Light daughter, Mrs. Alice I Missionary Baptist Church Rev. 0. W. Weaver will officiate and burial will be in Mt. O'Brien of East St. Louis; Three brothers, Jack Hunter and Willy Hunter of East St. Louis, and Audie Hunter o f Poplar Bluff, Mo.; Zion Cemetery, Crumpler Funeral Home in charge. She leaves three sisters, Mrs. Plan Founder's Day Program The annual Founder's Day program will be at Harrison High School this Sunday, beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Guest speaker will be L. D. Harris, assistant superintendent for instruction of the Blytheville School District. Theme of the program will be, "Aspiring for One World". JR. HIGH VALENTINE COURT-The Blytheville Jr. High School selected a Valentine King and Queen to reign over a court of princesses and their escorts Tuesday. Those in the court were (left to right) Sandy Weaver, Steve Thompkins; Rose. Poff, Terry Connealy; Barbara McAdoo, Bill Wells; Queen Shellie Tarpley, King Ronnie Connell; Kay Parrfth, Joe Ross; Sandy Stalcup, David Smith; Nancy Bunch, Joe T. Robinson; Debbie Petterson and James Beavers. (Courier Newt Photo) KOREA (Continued from Page One) Kook, who manages to give the mpression of constant thin ipped rage. Epithets like "bandits, killers, murderers" fall-easily from the ongue on both sides. They refer o one another as "your side," r "you Communists," or "you mperialists." Adm. Smith's ace reflects controlled anger, Gen. Pak seems to radiate more lan anger; it is rage and atred as his words drip with >ure bile. Adm. Smith makes his open ig statement. There is a prelss f correspondents and cainera- nen seeking to record the pro- cedings. Gen. Pak makes his pening statement, and it is as he had heard not a word of 'hat his antagonist said. There s a reply and what passes for a ounterreply, and on and on for ours. There are no smiles on either ide. Adm. Smith puffs on a ci- ar and the smoke wafts across ie table under the nose of Gen. ak, who sniffs and lights up nother cigarette to puff his wn smoke toward Adm. Smith. Gen. Pak talks of the coming instruction of the United States; ' all "enemies of the people." The meeting at last is over. It as accomplished nothing. It as just the 262nd go-around, nets, the 262nd public trans- jssion of mutual contempt. PRISON Velma Franklin and Evelyn I. Eddie Font Services for Eddie Fant, 70, who died Sunday at his home the person authorized to act for I them in the premises. j The Court aforesaid has fixed i the 11th day of March, 1968, al the Court room in the Court House at Blytheville, Arkansas, at II o'clock A.M. as the dale and time for a hearing on said Petition. All interested persons are now notified to be present in said Court on the dale so fixed. GIVEN this 14th day of February, 1968. ANDY BEVILL, Agent Reid, Burge & Prevallet 417 N. Broadway Blytheville, Arkansas Attorneys for Petitioners -^ M«, 29, M CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Edward Moody, Plaintiff, vs. , No. 17528 Dorothy J. Moody, Defendant. The defendant, Dorothy J. Moody, is hereby warned to appear within Ihirty days in Ihe court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Edward Moody. Dated this 14lh day of February, 1968, »l 1:30 o'clock P.M. SEAL, GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. Ed B. Cook, Attorney Percy A. Wright, Ally Ad Litem 2-16,23,1-1,8 Williams, both of Blytheville, and Mrs. Mary Reed of San Francisco; A brolber, Rayfield Campbell of Homestead, Fla. John Terry Services for John Terry, 44, who died Saturday night at his home on Knowlcs Street, will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Ml. Nebo Baptist Church in Armorel. Rev. Murry will officiate. Burial will be in Carr Chapel Cemetery at Armorel, Crumpler Funeral Home in charge. He leaves one son, Curtis Terry of Macon. Miss.; His mother, Mrs. Ella Terry of Blytheville; Two sisters, Mri. Ixmlii Lui- ter of BlyUievllle and Mrs. Wii- lit Banlti of Saginaw, Mich. in Cherokee Courts, will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. T. J. Green will offici ate. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Crumpler Funeral Home in charge. He leaves hit wife, .Mrs. Elizabeth Fant; A cousin, Mrs. Lucy Parser of Blytheville. Mrs. Daniels Services for Mrs. Francis Daniels 76, who died yeiterday at Keith Acres Nursing Homt, will be tomorrow at 10 a.m. it Crumpler Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Jerry Pinkey will officiate. Burial will bt in Mt. Zton Cemetery. There vora. arf no known 'lurvl- (Continued from Page One) 'er lie gets 1 a final mandate om a court. It one (of the men) has .a date set, then we'll have to lock him up (in isolation) again," Murton said. Lonnie B. Mitchell, sentenced for rape, has been on death row, except for court appearances, since April 13, 1959. The latest arrival is Larry Smith, condemned for murder Oct. 9, 1965. Others with crime for which convicted and date of incarceration are: William L. Maxwell, rape, April 5, 1962; Orion Trotter and Albert Harris, rape, April U, 1983; Jerry James Johnson, murder, July t, 1963; Clarence Stewart Jr., murder, Sept. 24, 1963; John Henry Sheppard, murder, Oct. 28, 1964; Witter Lonnie Brown, murder, Nov. «, IM4; Jamei Williams, murder, Dec. 11, 1964, and Frank Harris, murder, March 13, 1965. Harris it the whit* man. VIETNAM (Continued from Page One) crease in disease as a result of the last two weeks of heavy fighting. But U.S. economic officials said the nationwide Communist offensive seriously disrupted South Vietnam's, economy and destroyed major .parts of fledgling industries. "There has been substantial, significant and heavy damage," one official said, "but Vietnam's industry has not been knocked out." Textile plants around Saigon, although not a total loss, "got clobbered," one official said. He said the loss was serious since the textile industry is the nation's most modern and one of its most important. The massive attacks also accelerated inflation, and food prices skyrocketed. In Saigon •his week food prices were up 80 per cent since the attacks began Jan. 30. Over-all prices were up 61 per cent. Hanoi's official newspaper Nahn Dan described the assaults on the cities as "very big and favorable" victories for the Communists which created "favorable conditions for advance toward total victory." The paper claimed the offensive broke the back of the South Vietnamese army-, smashed the allied grip in the countryside and loosened the allied hold in towns and cities. It said the Viet Cong "have moreover expanded liberated rural areas and set up revolutionary, power (government) in several towns and cit ies." It.did not name them, and the U.S. Command says Hue is the only one of the 35 population centers attacked in which there is still major Communist resistance. . . Appropriate Name? WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Dean Rusk suggested to Congress last year the executive branch was better equipped to move quickly on world affairs problems because of what he termed "the pace of the legislative process." There's probably no connection, but the index of the new edition of the congressional directory misspells his last name Rush. Cannon Fire to Go? RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — All night long, at five-minute intervals, farmers fire carbide cannons to scare birds from :heir fields. Well, it has to stop. A desist order was issued by the sheriff's office after neighbors complained about the noise. A farmer, Pat Vernola, said locks of up to 500 birds have been sweeping into the grain fields, destroying 20 acres or more of alfalfa nightly and damaging stands of barley. One Well Taught Will Be Like His Teacher? PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Despite special tutoring at federal expense, 373 o f Philadelphia'!. 508 long-term substitute teachers failed to pass, an examination for certification, the School. Board reported today. "The fact that three-quarters failed to pass, even after training, is not encouraging," said the board's research division. The training lasted five weeks. PRIVILEGES AUTHORIZED AS SECOND CLASS MAIL Blytheville Courier News BLYTHEVILLE. ARK. ZIP - 72315 Harry W. HaJiies, Publisher 3rd at Walnut St. Blvthevllle, Ark. Published dally except Sunday- Second class postage paid at Bly-' thevllle, Ark. In Blytheville and towns In the Blythevllle trade territory. 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