The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 25, 1968 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 25, 1968
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- Blyttevflle (Ark.) Couriy N«wij-M3nJ»y, March 9, King to Lead Memphis March Memphis march, but also was unable to give a date, * * * In a Memphis appearance on March 18, King addressed a , C auv. a ^... s .gathering of some 12,000 pcr- .„. „,' Dr. Martin Luther King. I sons and asked the Negro com- A similar event headed by j munily to go on a holiday from King was postponed last Friday jobs and classes on March 22. when' Memphis was socked by | He promised then to return a- .17-inch snowfall, the second | that day and lead them on a worst snowstorm In the city's downtown parade in support of MEMPHIS (AP)-The Mem- phtsjNegro community has announced plans for a massive march Friday in support of the lengthy city garbage strike, wittUeaders saying it will be history. Dr. H. Ralph Jackson, chief of the African Methodist Episcopal Church's Minimum Salary. Department, announced the some 1,300 cily sanilation workers—98 per cent of them Negro —who went off the job Feb. 12. Meanwhile, settlement of the sevcn-week-old labor dispute nw' schedule. I still seemed distant. Reached in Atlanta, Mrs. I Former federal mediator said she was unsure of the--dale her husband intended toY'rcturn to Memphis, King's secretary in Atlanta confirmed lhe"civil rights leader plans a Frank B. Miles, agreed upon by both sides to supervise negotiations, said there is no clear indication when session will resume. Daily Record (Continued from Pa:. One) was unanimously selected as Ihe oulsland.lng member of the legislature by members of the working press. "I have been chosen by six governors to handle their major legislative programs. In fact, I have handled a majorily of all Ihe major legislation that has been passed In the lasl 25 years. "So you can see that 1 feel that I'have served with honor and distinction. 'I have been chosen by the people that I represent for 28 consecutive years. That is longer than any major office holder has ever lield an office In Mississippi County and I consider it In be the greatest honor of my life. "I shall feel eternally grateful for the kindness and support extended to me over the years, and although I'm dropping oul of the political picture, as an active candidale, I shall remain keenly interested in government and active on the poliical scone," Bearden commencd in a prepared statement. Weather - 0. 8; Weather Bureau -,,„, Agricultural Service ~'- ;: Kelser, Ark. General Weather Fcalures — A'rhigh • pressure centered this morning in southern Alabama is dominating our weather scene. A weak low pressure disturbance is expected to move across Arlgnsas during today. No precipitation is envisioned in connection with the passage of this disturbance. •Weather Effects on Agriculture —"The heavy rains and snnw of last week have left fields in a saturated condition. Wiiai little snow still remains w])i;-probably melt today and put still more moisture on the ground. Good drying conditions srrlikely to prevail .during daylight hours-through .Wednesday. However, it is doubtful if any field work will be possible in most areas this week. The five- day., forecast calls for rain the last' part of the week. I: Five-Day Forecast — Temper-, atures Tuesday through Saturday;will average eight to 14 degrees above normal with no major ;8ay-to-day changes. Normal highs 60 to 69. Normal Iowa 39 to !47. Precipitation will be heavy totaling between three- quarters and one inch wiih locally higher amounts and occurring mainly as showers the list, half of the week. Saturday's high —• +2 .. Sundny'i low — 29 * Yeatci-dny's hlRh —. 50 «Qvernlelit low — 3A Precipitation prcvloui 34 hours (to T a.m. today) — none t Precipitation Jan. dut* — 8.67 -Sunset today — fi:lfi -Sunrise tomorrow — 6:57 1 ' This Datf a Tear Ago 'Yesterday's high 83 1 Overnight low — 58 Precipitation Jan. 1 t« date — 6.73 CITY '(Continued from Page One) will be conducted by members - of BIytheville Air Force Base. In addition to his parents he leaves his wife, Mrs. Ethel Bradford; •'A son, Jerald Bradford of the home; "His paternal grandfather, Willie Johnson of Bobbins, 111.; "Five sisters. Mrs. Jessie Mae Adams of BIytheville, Delois Dixon, Sarah Dixon, Sarah Ann 0jxon and Dorothy Dlxon, all of BIytheville. your brothers, Israel Dixon Jr., of Tampa, Fla., James Dixon, Larry Dixon, and Donny Clark, all of BIytheville. Markets Open High Low Chicago Wheat May . 148V4 149 148 July . 151% 15H4 151V4 Sept . 154'A 154V4 154V4. Chicago Soybean* May . 274'A 274'A 274>A July . 277'A 277% 277-% Aug . 276",i 277'A Z77V4 New York Stocks Last 148'/. 150% . 153 7 /i 273'A 276% 276'A Texas GS ..-..; Chrysler RCA AT&T Dow Xerox GM Pan Americ ... Ford W'house US Stce! Curtis Pub .... Comsat Anier. Motors . Sears Parke Davis .. Gen. Elect .... Beth. Steel Reynolds Tob. Standard NJ .. Holiday Inn ... Ark-La •... Ark-Mo (BID) Divco-Wayne .. .118%55 7 « 46% 49% 78% 229'A 73 19% 48% 62% 38« 9V4 48 11 60 24 ',4 8514 J8V4 43 Vi 67% 41 35% 10% 47V4 (Continued from Pr;r One) airline "never had experience of an aircraft spinning before, nor do I know of any other case." He said the plane had been in service for about 12 years. St. George's Channel, a part of the .Irish Sea where the search is centered, is about 600 feet deep. The master of the German ship Metric said a deckhand had reported seeing a column of water in the area about the time the airliner is presumed to have crashed. . .. . The crash appeared be the worst in the 37-year history of the state-owned airline and its first fatal accident in lii years. World Deaths TOKYO (AP! — Sadamu Shimomura, 80, former commander of the Japanese Expeditionary Force in north China and minister of war in Japan's first two post-World War II cabinets, died today from injuries received Sunday in a traffic accident. MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) S. Niels Lauritzen, 50 a top sports photographer with the Milwaukee Journal for 30 years, was killed Sunday in an automobile accident. ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) Roy L. French, 79, founder of I journalism schools at the Uni: versity of Southern California | and the University of North Dakota, died Saturday. ! DALLAS, Tex. (AP! — J.L. ! Latimer, 70, president of Mag! nolia Petroleum Co., died Satur- iday. Latimer joined Mobil Oil : Corp. in 1915 as a 25-cent an hour loading rack helper and rose until he became director and vice president of both Magnolia Petroleum and Magnolia Pipeline Co. LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matthew Berman, 66, a leader in many Jewish educational organ- Hospital, were conducted 'yes- i izations, was found dead Saturin the Manila First day, fully clothed, in the swimming pool at. his home. Among the posts held by Berman were director of the United Synagogues of America, chairman of Ihe Board of Governors of the r Mrs. Clark •Funeral services for Mrs. Rear) Elizabeth Clark, 74, who died Friday in the Shaneyfelt Methodist Church by Rev. C, D. Parker. She was a member of the liittle River Baptist Church and had been a resident o' Manila all of her life. University of Judaism and di- She leaves her husband, Joe rector of the Jewish Federated H. Clark of Manila; One son, William Ernest Clark of Manila; iQnt brother, Shirley Jackson oif Harrisburg, Ark.; ;'Two siiteri, Mrs. Idibell Rice Wd Mri. Lee BalUrd, both of Manila. !:Burl»l wis In Manila Cemt- tgry^with' Howard Funeral Ser- vior in charge. Council of Greater Los Angeles. WASHINGTON (AP) - Col. Raymond Randall, 77, an army veterinarian who helped develop a vaccine to protect humans from contracting sleeping sickness, died Saturday in Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Read Courier Newi Classified! •LECTION CRASH Mrs. Cravens Services for Mrs. Henrietta Cravens, 66, who died Friday in the Shaneyfell Hospital following a lengthy illness, were held yesterday in the First Methodist Church in Manila with Rev. Les Alderidge officiating. She was a life-time resident of Manila and a member of the First Methodist Church. She leaves three sons, Charles Cravens of St. Louis, Clarence Cravens of Piedmont, Mo. and Doyle Cravens of Arnold, Mo.; Two daughters, Mrs. Betty Samples of Manila and Mrs. Tlielma Rundel of St. Louis; One brother, George Hancock of Manila; And 14 grandchildren and three great - grandchildren. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery, Howard Funeral Service in charge. Mrs. Buckman Mrs. Callie Buckman, 87, of Clarkdale, Ark., died yesterday morning in the Shelby County Hospital in Memphis She was a former resident of Osceola but had lived in Clarkdale for the .last 25 years and was a member of the Church of Christ. She leaves two sons, J. P. Buckman of Clarkdale, and L. L. Buckman of Marion, Ark.; Two daughters, Mrs. Mary Alice Benny of Wardell, Mo., and Mrs. Hazel Conlon of Neptune, N. J.; And 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be con-! ducted 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Swift Funeral Home chapel t>y Marshall Conner with burial j in Bassett Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grand' More Copper Agreements 5-Yeor-Old's Rites Set Brian Madison, 5 - year - old son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis D. Madison, died yesterday at 3 p.m. in Osceola Memorial Hospital following a long illness. Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Osceola Church of Christ. Burial will be in Osceola Memorial Gardens, Swift Funeral Home in charge. In addition to his parents he leaves three, brothers, John Dale, James and Barry Madison, all of the home; And one sister, Melissa Madison, also ol the home. Pallbearers will be John Noles, T. A. Steed, Don Collum and Howard Lanion. S. Brock Sr. Stanley Brock Sr., 54, died Saturday in, Leachville following a brief illness. He had lived in Leachville most ol' his life and was a member of (he First Baptist Church. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mae Brock of Leachville; One son Stanley Brock Jr. of Leachville; Two daughters, Mrs. 0. L. Robertson and Miss Janice Brock, both of Leachville; His mother, Mrs. Gertrude Brock of Leachville; Two brothers, Douglas Brock of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Vernon Brock of Michigan; And two grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the First Baptist Church hi Leachville, Rev. Dennis Dodson officiating! Burial will be in the Leachville Cemetery with Howard Funeral Service in charge. WASHINGTON (AP) - All four of the nation's giant copper producers have now reached tentative wage-bike agreements with their unions but it still is not known when thousands of workers will return to their jobs, ending an eight-month strike. Anaconda Co. and American Smelting & Refining Co., announced Sunday tentative settlements covering more than 15,000 strikers. But they said local issues still must be ironed out at their 28 mines and factories spread over a 14-state area. In addition, ratification of the new pacts has yet to be voted upon by 15,000 Anaconda-American Smelting workers or by 10,000 others at Kennecott Copper Corp. Contributing to the uncertainty of when production will be resumed on a Wide scale, settlements also must be reached covering another 10,000 workers at Kennecott and Anaconda plants. A total of 26 unions a wide variety of skilled jobs are involved in the complex.strike. . "I don't know when they're going back to'work," said an industry spokesman after the new agreements were announced. The fourth big producer, Phelps Dodge, reached agreement last week with 6,500 workers and they are the only strikers back on the job at major plants. Several smaller firms settled earlier with a total »f about 10,000 employes. The Phelps Dodge pact provides a 54-cent hourly pay hike over 40 months plus fringe benefits which bring the hourly hike to $1.13, The new agreements are in this range. ..President Johnson summoned Henry Freeman Henry Freeman, 68, a retired farmer, died early this morning at Doctors Hospital. Born in Willis, Tex., he moved with his family to Bly- thevilte as » small child. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church. He leaves a daughter. Mrs. Naomi Carson of Mundelein, 111.; A son, Howard Freeman of Springfield, Mo.; Three sisters, Mrs. B e t1 y e Franklin of BIytheville, Mrs. Odie B. Palmer of Paragoiild and Mrs. .Alice Hopper of Tomato, Ark.; Five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Cobb Funeral Home chapel, Rev. Marvin Haley officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Murphy, Ray Stepp, Bill Hopper, Neal Harshman, David Hopper and Walter Hopper. Popular Waitress MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) Waitress Ricky Freedman is popular with Jewish patrons at a Syrian-Lebanese restaurant on Miami Beach. She explains the Arabic characters of the menu in Yiddish. Miss Freedman is an Israeli. UNITED FUNDS, INC. mutual fund shares 'Waddell 1 &Reed national distributor trmuetiu w nauisl Dick J. Whit* Registered Representative Phone PO 3-3592 P.O. Box 12 SEED BEANS • REGISTERED DAVIS • CERTIFIED DAVIS • REGISTERED HILL • REGISTERED LEE both sides to Washington three weeks ago for White House talks aimed at settling the prolonged dispute. He said it was threatening the nation's economy as well as its defense effort. Wages before the strike averaged $3,28 hourly for copper miners, $3.16 for smelting and refining workers and $2.71 for wire and cable-fabricating workers. The White House, declined comment on Sunday's tentative settlements. __ Negotiations" are to continue on the unresolved local issues. Worming News ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Warm news was beamed to the frigid stretches of the Arctic near the North Pole. Expedition leader Ralph Plaisted learned Sunday he is the father of another son. The St. Paul insurance man is leading a group which hopes to reach the North Pole. At last report they were about 400 miles away. His wife gave birth at St. John's Hospital here to a 7- pound, 11-ounce boy. They also have a son, Steve, 11. The message was sent to Plaisted via a .ham radio operator. WanH TiHt Changed MESCALERO, N.M. (AP) The president of the National Congress of Indians says lie will seek a court injunction to prevent a proposed movie from bearing the title, "Nobody Loves a Drunken Indian". ^ "I believe the American Indian has a rather exciting story to tell," said Wendell Chjno, president of the Mescalero Apaches, "a story pertaining to his ability to solve his own problems and take hold o{ his own future.. .It's a much more exciting theme than the old Western in my opiniop." But Albuquerque author Max| Evans, a friend of Clair Huffaker who is the writer of the screenplay, said the movie "is air in favor of the Indians and tells how they were taken for a ride by the white man." ' Almost 16.5 million trucks and buses are registered In the United States. Clou Coll "'•"-—- POWELLSVILtE, N.C. (AP) — Tavern owner jarits Madi. son Keemer, 50, shot Saturday night during an argument with a customer, appeared to be dead and an undertaker was called. But signs of life were detected and Keemer was taken to a hospital, where a doctor discovered the bullet had passed through his body without apparent damage to any internal organs. The doctor applied twt small bandages and keemei was released. APPORPRIATE SALUTE CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Robert Timlin of Cheyenne i,s a trap-shooting enthusiast. So when he was married to the former Nona Gayle Weber the ceremony was held at the Cheyenne municipal trapshoot clubhouse. They were greeted by a five shot salute from fellow trap- shooters after the ceremony. Ilk Gad Massage? After too'much golf . ~ . «nnU ... or chora, nothing fed! to good to thote tehing nuKla ii • warm wtter mywgc. A Jtcuntl WMrtpoaJ Bith a USD movir ~ tented water < massage away . •oreneu, relax) muscle spurn due to over- exercise .,. relieve! pain* of ouny chronic tilmeno. And, you, tan try it FREE. Cill u* for c tree trial Jacuni Whirlpool Bath in your horn* bathtub. Call PLANTERS OIL COMPANY, INC. MANILA, ARK. 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