The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 19, 1968 · Page 1
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 19, 1968
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P«g« Tiw -• Brythwllta (Ark.) C«ur!«r News - Mondiy, Fibruary 19, Daily Record Weather *U. S. Weather Bureau "... Agricultural Service Kclser, Ark. Drying conditions generally good daytime, becoming fair to poor at night. Dewpoints in the teens and low 20s. •Around 30 percent of sunshine during daylight hours through Tuesday. Ko precipitation of consequence indicated through Wednesday. Markets Open High Low Chicago Wheat Mar . 14!)-"» 1491s 149',i May . 152'k 152% 152 July . 151% 15Bs 150',i Chicago Soybeans Mar . 274 274 274 May . 277 s i 277'i 277^ July . 279'A 279'A 279'/4 Last 149% 152% 151 274 277^8 29V4 PRISON (Continued (rain rage One) inlondents for the Women's Reformatory, Tucker Prison Farm and Cummins Prison Farm, each of whom would come under Hie supervision of a commissioner of corrections. VIETNAM New York Mocks „; me mo ney go toward support- Texas tiS n2 ''"!jng the inmate's family. This possibly would release some of (Continued from Page One) ing 75 Communist soldiers who attacked the Binh Loi Bridge and 100 in another clash near the Quang Trung military training center. The government troops said their casualties were There are numerous benefits i light. for the inmates, such as pro- Men of the U. S. Army's llth viding a work release program in which the convicts could leave (he prison by day lo work in private businesses and receive a salary for it with the board making certain that some Chrysler RCA .... .Winds variable mostly easier-!^' ly to southeasterly four to 101 miles per hour, becoming near calm tonight. The outlook for Wednesday, lillle change. •The five-day weather outlook for the period Tuesday through Saturday calls for temperatures j to average four to eight degrees below normal. Cool through midweek and turning colder latter 48'/z 51 Vi 75'/4 25fi 7514 20!i Dow Xerox GM Pan Americ Ford 5P,8 Whouse fi3',» US Sleel :» Curtis Pub 11% the burden on Ihe slate's wel- Armored Cavalry Regiment reported killing 40 guerrillas six miles west of Tan Son Nhut while on patrol to block enemy infiltration. Two Americans were wounded. Seven miles east of Saigon, the Viet Cong touched off several (ires with a mortar, rocket and small arms attack on an fare rolls. ] ammunition exploded. Nineteen It also provides for the board merchant seamen were wound- portion of the week. 'Normal highs 52 to G2. Normal lows 31 to 40. Precipitation mostly as snow norlh and rain south portions will total three- quarters of an inch during latter portion of the week. Saturday's high — 42 Sunday's low — 25 Yesterday's hleh — 41 .Overnight low — 20 Weekend precipitation (Ui 7 a.m. today) — none •Precipitation Jan. 1 to data — 4.07 jBunset today — 5:47 ^unrlBe tomorrow 8:41 " This Date a YCILT Ajtn Testerday's high — 41 'Overnight low — 27 Precipitation .lan. 1 to dius — 2.30 Topless Oysters PORT WALTON.BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A seafood restaurant here advertises topless oysters. WE'VE GOT MIA. Comsat 4,'ils Amer. Motors I2"i Sears .Wi Parke Davis 25"!:i Gen. Elect 87»i Beth. Steel 29 3 /i Reynolds Tob 42 ! i« Standard NJ 68'/« Holiday Inn 45 li Ark-La 35 Ark-Mo (BID) 12'/< Divco-Wayne 48 lo loan money to convicts upon their release to help them adjust to free world life more I easily. The bill provides that persons committed lo the care of the department "be dealt with humanely with efforts directed to their rehabilitation." What's for Lunch? BLYTHEVILLE TUESDAY Hamburger Buttered Potatoes Pickles Raisin-Carrot Salad Milk Purple Plums New Mia Cosmedics. They let you look recklessly young, Full of fife and light We've got the Mia look. Have you? • Silky-lip lipsilk • Wide-eyed underwater Finer! and mascara « Sheer Face Fluffs • Shimmer-nail Pro-laq OWEN'S DRUGS HIWAY DRUGS BARNEY'S DRUGS MALL DRUGS GOSNELL Tuesday Hamburgers on Bun Pickle & Onion Relish Tomato Catsup French Fries Sliced Cheese Jello Bread Milk Welfare Job Is Open the Saigon River but none of the ammuition exploded. Nineteen ed when the military transport Explorer came under mortar fire. One of the few cities where the Communists followed a mortar and rocket barrage with a ground assault was Ben Tre, a Mekong Delta city which was heavily damaged in the earlier oflensivc. Military spokesmen said the attack was repulsed. Five other towns in the delta were mortared today and sever- A vacancy now exists for a al '^ported light ground probes, qualified case worker in Osceo-! The .V were s °c Tr ang, Cao TOBOGGANING, Florida style, is enjoyed by Judy Scoiter who flashes a smile as she whizzes by on Lake Eloise. BACKACHES SECONDARY TO KIDNEV IRRITATION Common Kidney or Bladder Jrrltfi- tlo.'is make ninny men and wonu'ii Tccl tense and nervous from frequent. burning or Hclilnpr urination nit4lit and day. Secondarily, you may lose sleep and have Headache, Harkm-ha and /cc| older, tired, depressed. In such cases, CYSTEX usually brfn^i relaxing comfort by curbing Irrlt tit- ing Korms In acid urine ami quickly easing jiain.GeL CYSTEX at druggists. Services By COBB FUNERAL NOME INTEGRITY inillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHIII!! la, according to Howard Maxwell of the Blytheville public welfare office. An applicant must have, as a minimum qualification, a college degree and should possess a desire to help people, Maxwell said. If accepted, (he case worker will investigate welfare applicants and recipients to determine Iheir eligibility lo participate in the welfare program. The beginning salary is $5300 a year with automatic increases to $5500, Maxwell said. Lanh, Rach Gia, Vinh Long and True Giang. Elsewhere in the delta, U. S. Navy helicopters caught 300 Viet Cong sampans carrying military supplies 28 miles south of Saigon. Headquarters said 30 guerrillas were killed and more than 20 sampans were destroyed or badly damaged. American and South Vietnamese troops made a surprise sweep among the 8,000 refugees at Hue University today and seized a sniper and about 40 Viet Cong suspecls. AP corre- Interested persons may re- s P ondEnl George McArthur quest application forms at either the welfare office or the employment security division. Over 200 pairs of Woven 4- Plastic-Vinyl SEAT COVERS 90% of Present Stock At a Reduced Price! LUXORA Tuesday Chicken with Noodles Candied Sweet Potatoes Cabbage and Carrot Slaw Peach Half Hot Rolls With Butler Milk niiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiii 1 Mrs. Bates Services for Mrs. Georgia Bales, 75, a former Blytheville •esident who died Thursday in larvey, 111., will be held tomorrow at tl:30 a.m. in the St. Paul Baptist Church, Rev. JT. J. James officiating. Burial will he in the ML Zion Cemetery with Home Funeral Home in charge. The body will lie in state today in the Home chapel from 7 to 9 p.m. She leaves three sons, Mack Curtis Bates of Michigan City, Ind., James Bates of Inkster, Mich., Mich.; Five Wooden and Mrs. Jpsie Mae Randolph, both of Markham, 111., Mrs. .Lucille Reynolds of Memphis, Mrs. Sammie Branch of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mrs. Bernice Simmons of Blytheville. One brother, Willie Reed of Cleveland. Ohio; Ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dog Runs Away Again POCA, W. Va. (AP) - The mutt hasn't come home this time. He may have been frightened off by the results of his first return. The dog came back to the home of James Goodwin after Goodwin had given his faithful companion to Archie Moore. Both men live on Route 1, Poca. Goodwin started driving the dog back to Moore's home and, at the top of a hill, Goodwin's car met head on one carrying Moore and his nephew. Goodwin suffered a fractured skull, suffered facial lacerations.' The ported. Jt was the first check of the refugee camp, although American officials have been urging the move for almost two weeks. A South Vietnamese soldier in the adjoining provincial head- i quarters was killed by a sniper '.Saturday and other allied soldiers have been shot at repeatedly. McArlhur also reported that the U.S. Command has decided to use all the firepower needed to root Communist forces from South Vietnamese cities and accept the bad publicity for property destruction as an unavoidable hyproduct. "We could not permit them to believe that they could seize populated areas and escape our to spare civilians, the use of such firepower has meant the death of many. A brief firefigbt flared near Khe Sanh, the U.S. Marine combat base on the northwest frontier where a large North Vietnamese assault has been ex- oected for weeks. U.S. headquarters said Marines in posi- ;ions flanking the combat base spotted 60 to 80 enemy soldiers and killed 26 of them two miles west of Khe Sanh. Two Americans were wounded, headquarters said. Enemy big guns and mortars continued their daily pounding of Khe Sanh Sunday, wounding one Marine. In the previous 24 hours, eight Marines were wounded. Navy, Air Force and Marine planes raiding North Vietnam struck the Cat Bi airfield four miles southeast of Haiphong, the Bai Thuong airfield below Hanoi, the Phuc Yen airfield 18 miles northwest of Hanoi, and another airfield two miles northwest of Dong Hoi, in the southern panhandle. Owl Sizes Smallest of owls is the tiny elf owl, which is hardly six inches long; largest is the great gray owl, which is 30 inches in length and has a wingspread of between 54 and 60 inches. COMMERCIAL BUFFERS For Rent - Also Scrub Brushes, Cleaners And Waxes, at Eubonks Flooring Ph. PO 3-6092 EVERYBODY BRINGS THE TOUGH MACHINE JOBS TO BARKSDALE 325 South S road way Manufacturing and Machine Works PO 2-2911 Moore and his nephew [ire P owei 'i" one American official said. ran away. This firepower includes heavy bombs, aircraft rockets, naval gunfire, napalm, tear gas and heavy ground weapons. While field commanders have sought Leon Bales of Detroit, daughters, Mrs. Willie End of the Coincidence CHICAGO (AP) - Detective John Mauley was driving an unmarked police car Sunday when an auto with flashing red lights and blaring siren pulled up behind him and signaled him to the curb. Manlcy said the driver of the car, Edward J. Cooper of Chicago, gol out and approached him flashing a gold Tennessee sheriff's badge. . "He told me he was a police officer," Manley said. "So 1 told him 'that's a coincidence, so am Cooper. 35, was charged with impersonating an officer, simulating the legal process, driving a vehicle equipped with a siren and driving without Illinois license plates or a city sticker. He was released on $1,000 bond. PRIVILEGES AUTHORIZED AS SErOND CLASS MAIL Blylhcvillr Courier Npws DLVTHGV1I.I.K, ARK. ZIP - 7:315 Harry W. Hainrs, Publisher .irtl .at Walnut St. Biylhpvillc, Ark. Published dally nxeeiit. Sunday Second class postage paid at Bly- Iheyillc. Ark. In BlyUieviUe and (owns in the Blylhpvillr trade territory. HOME DELIVERY RATES Daily 35c jier week BY MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Within 50 miles of Rlythevllle $8.00 per year More than 50 miles from BlythevIHe MONEY TO LOAN ON ANYTHING OF VALUE * Guns • Tools • Radios • Typewriters • Jewelry Hawk's Main Street Pawn Shop AND ARMY SURPLUS STORE 322 E. Main Ph. PO 3-8288 SIS.00 per year NOW OPEN COMPLETELY Remodeled and Under Complete New Management. Good Food - Popular Prices Plate Lunches Daily THE COFFEE CUP 126 WEST MAIN Mr. and Mrs. K. M. Larkin, Owner I LOVE LUCY 6:00 ASMOKE 6:30 Matt «Ides with a young Indian brave, successor to his dying grandfather as chief of theWichitas, in a dispute with a tyrannical Indian agent. In color. LUCY SHOW 7(30 Versatile Ken Berry plays a guest role as the head of a dance studio whose business seems headed for the rocks. In color. ANDY GRIFFITH ,8:00 Sheriff Andy learns that his girl friend, teacher Helen Crump, was once arrested for carrying a gun, gambling and keeping company with a hoodlum. In color. FAMILY AFFAIR 8:30 French Is hurt because he thinks Cissy has Jeft her picture of him out of a school art exhibit of her drawings. In color. CAROL BURNETT 9:00 Funnyman Art Carney and comedienne Nan* «tte Fabray are tonight's guests as Csrol captains another sparkling comedy-variety hour. In color. |— 10 O'CLOCK NEWS & WEATHER —i I with FRED COOK. A full 20-minute report of I I local and national news—and weather. In color, j THE LATE MOVIE.. 10:20 Caged Eleanor Parker Agnes Moonhead GILBERT'S 600 E. Main - Ph. PO 3-6742 WHY PRESCRIPTION DRUGS CANNOT BE RETURNED Sometimes a medicine prescribed for yon by your physician does not accomplish the desired result, or has a disturbing allergic effect on yon which is not beneficial. Your physician will direct you to stop taking the medicine and will usually prescribe another. Unlike other pharmacy products, which art guaranteed by their maker, prescription drugs cannot be returned for a refund. Pharmacist* are responsible for the potency and purity of prescription drurs. Once they have left the pharmacy and are no longer under our supervision, we could not dispense them In > prescription for someone else. You would not want a medicine returned lo in by a sick person, YOUR DOCTOR CAN PHONE US when you need » medicine. Pick up your prescription If shopping nearby, or w« will deliver promptly without eitrs charje. A (treat many people entrust u« with their prescriptions. May we compound and dispense yours? Phone PO S-WOJ WALGREEN AGENCY T) rllot JLJrUgS PRESCRIPTION CHEMISTS PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Sheer Luxury . . . Dog's Life This pup has never had it so good! He lives in a home that's heated with natural gas. He spends most of his time on the floor because the furniture is off limits. But-even the floor is warm in this home, because natural gas central heating provides uniform "fresh air" heat from floor to ceiling. Little people find this feature of natural gas heat particularly appealing because they live on on the lower level, too. And with a natural gas year round air conditioning unit, you'll also be prepared for next summer's cooling season. See us today lor full details. No obligation. Ark-Mo Power Co.

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