The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1968 · Page 3
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ttyth«vffl« .(Ark.) Courier News — Tuwflty, Apru i, i«65 •« Page inrat FRENCH BRASS turned out to Paris where the largest Rcejiclit chief of MM Gen,Ajlteret, who was killed in a p officers was seen at fnnerai of I Bwana Bill Living The Life of Game By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD - (NEA) Bwana Bill Hblden, the nabob of Nanyuki, has found his Shangri-la. And he doesn't real ]y care if he ever makes another movie. Bwarta Bill was in town f6r a few days to visit his family. He rarely gets back to Hollywood, the town that made him rich and famous, these days. Mostly, he divides his time between his homes in Switzerland and' Kenya. He and a couple of partners own some 1,300 acres in Kenya, at Nanyuki, ; on the northern slopes of Mt. Kenya,. This is Holden's Shangri-la, a place where he has found peace and contentment — and a purpose. "I expect," he says, "to spend most of my time in Africa from now on. I feel at home there." Only .rarely will he step before the cameras henceforth. And then only when he is of- QUICK QUIZ Q—Which is the only state in the. Union bordering 1 on two oceans? A—Alaska;-bounded on the north by. the:Arctic Ocean and the south by'.the Pacific. Q—How fast .does Neptume travel around the sun?, -.-.• A—Th : orbital .velocity of Nep- tume is three-and . one-third miles per second. Q — For how long have awards been presented by the : Aeadem'y of Motion-Picture-Arts and Sciences? A—Since the 1927-28 season. Q-Who are •: the Gideons? A—They -are -an- organization of traveling men .who.are "banded .together for the purpose', of providing every, hotel, guest, room with a 'Bible. U.S. CURRENCY AND COIN IN CIRCULATION -FIGURES IN BILLIONS' OF DOLLARS 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 196? During fiscal 1%7 and the first six months of 1968, U.S. coin production was limited to composite or clod-type coins. The growth in total number of coins produced in the 18- month period slackened substantially—an indication .that the shortage had been alleviated. The smooth changeover from silver to clad coins has proved the value of money is not determined by gold or silver, but rather if money can adequately perform the economic functions for which it is designed, Tune in on this GE special • Solid-state design • Big'214" dynamic speaker,* Rugged polystyrene cas« with carry thong • Automatic volume control • Built-in Antenna • Includes earphone. Just soy "Charge it." Easy Terms! Is the Weather Changing? By JOHN R. STARR Associated Press Writer LITTLE' ROCK (APj-Is : the weather, really- getting warmer and drier as many old timers declare it is? Last -week's snowstorm,. in which Dumas got 12 inches and Pine : Bluff, only 60 miles away, not a trace serves'as a reminder that degrees-'of-warmness arid .wetness of ten'depend on geography. '••• ' • • • • • '" . - But weather records maintained "by'the-U.S. Weather Bureau at Little Rock indicate that the warmest-and driest periods have-been in .relatively recent years while high marks for- coldness and precipitation go away back. • .-The wettest year,; for exam-' pie, was 1882 when 75.54 inches of precipitation was measured. ^The driest year was 1963.when only 28.26 inches'were recorded. : Little: Rock's : warmest summer was in 1954 when the mean temperature of 85.4 degrees was 5.4 degrees above normal. The coldest winter came'in 1917-18 when the mean was 37.3 degrees, 6.4 degrees below normal. from May 22 through June'16, It was in. 1918, too, that, Little Rock had a record 15 inches of snow on the ground' on Jan. 21. The/greatest snowfall in'any one storm was13 inches on Jan. 17-18, 1893. Arkansas /has had some relatively .deep .snowfalls in -recent year's,: Wit any,old timer will tell you.that today's.storms 'are tame: '"'.-.. Ted Woods.of Little. Rock said is 1911. The latest freeze (32 degrees) was April 13 in 1940 and 1957 and the earliest freeze was Oct. 21, 1952. . Weather records have been kept at Little Rock since July 11, 1879. WOMAN TRIBAL OFFICIAL WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) first Navajo woman to hold, an administrative position in the tribal government. Mrs. Arviso, married and [the mother, of three boys and one girl, recently was namec administrative assistant to Ray mond Nakai, elected chairman of the Navajo Tribe, the na tion's largest Indian group. She has been employed by the tribe, which sprawls across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah since 1957. Mrs. Arviso attended Haskell Institute and the University of Arizona. days without a trace of • rain f Her husband, Tommy, also is from May 22 hrough June 16,1 a tribal employe. . deep," he.said. Of .course Woods was 'five .years, old' and 'only three feet high. at the time. The'highest temperature ever recorded at Little Rock was 110 degrees. on. Aug. 10, 1936, and the lowest minus 13 degrees-on Feb. 12, 1899. . . ' ' That warmest summer,'1954, . included: a 10-day of- temperatures, over 100 'degrees 'from Aug. 10 through Aug. 19. From Jan. 18'through Jan. M in 1940. there were 10 days in which the temperature,did not get above 20 degrees. The longest dry-spell was 26 EVERYONE BnV bill • WillB. ALL EXISTING CONDITIONS COVERED NO WAITING PEBIODS ' Even conditions known to exist will be covered (except-obstetrical cases arid these are covered after nine months of continuous family membership). NO PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS REQUIRED and no health statement needed either. ', . -. . NO JOINING-FEE or other added charge during this enrollment period. NO AGE "-REMIT New liberalized pian to supplement Medicare open to people over 65. • • I i • • SPECIAL OPEN ENROLMENT PERIOD ENDS APRIL 15 RUSH COUPON mow roRmse INFORMATION ARKANSAS BlUE CROSS & BIUESHIEID, Mi 6TH » GAINES / HTTU ROCK, ARK. 72203 Please send FREE INFORMATION about how 1 can loin during your Special Open Enrollmtnt Period which ends-April 15, 1948. uat ADDRESS. .ARKANSAS I EMPLOYED AT— THERE ARE— IF YOU FARM FOR A UV1NC> CHEEK HER!- OMPIOYHS WHERE I WORK. I ,...,....,0 | fered a motion picture role which really fascinated him. He did one last year — "The Devil's Brigade," which will be released soon — because it was a true story and he liked it. He's doing one in Mexico soon - "The Wild Bunch" - because it is about a period of history which intrigues him. Otherwise, he'll stay in Africa and soak up contentment. "Africa has gotten to me," he says. "The wild life, the scenery, the climate, the sense of being away from it all." Of course, it isn't as though he had left civilization behind. In the center of his 1,300 acres is his Mt. Kenya Safari Club, which is a pretty fancy pad. "We've taught the,bartenders how to mix a good Martini," he says, "and the chef can charcoal - broil a .steak to perfection." So Holden is roughing it within reason. But he doesn't always stay at the club. He has gotten deeply involved in Kenya affairs,, and the young government has a game commission which often asks Holden to, go on survey safaris. "I'm on safari a lot," he says. "We go to remote areas to survey the game, to see if those places are suitable for moving some of the animals and birds." He is also on the Kenya Film .NAVAJO NURSE BECOMES AF MAJOR ' AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Loretta S. Jendritza of the Air Force Academy hospital is particularly proud of two things. She is a full-blood Navajo and recently was promoted to the rank of. major, the first woman of her tribe to attain this high rank as an Air.Force nurse. Maj. Jendritza, operating room supervisor at the hospital, is married to Warren E. Jendritza, who works at the nearby Colorado Springs Post Office. Mrs. Jendritza has been in the Air Force since. 1956 and it the Academy hospital nearly four years. Commission, which is trying to establish a film laboratory there. NowadaySj whenever a film company visits, they ship their film elsawhere to be processed. The Kenya government would like to keep some of that business at home, as a first step to establishing a film industry. Holden is working to help with that project. He and his associates are also developing a game farm on their property. They, feel that native game — various types of antelopes and buffalos — can be made sources of food, and they believe these are better for the purpose, than imported cattle, which are subject to diseases that the native game are immune to. Holden is also working on a series of nine documentaries about East Africa, being produced by David Wolper. "And I spend a lot of time," be says, "trying to persuade visitors not to take wild animals home as pets. They think cheetahs are cute.— they are — but they need a wild diet. As pets, they require certain things — calcium and vitamin shots and diet supplements — which make them harder to care for than a baby. "And gibbon apes — they're cute, too — have to have room WILLIAM HOLDEN stars as Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick in the factual World!' War II film, "The Devil's 1 Rrteade." to exercise. We have several gibbon apes at the club, and' they are up the trees, climbing"and jumping, all day long." : Holden says he isn't basically • an animal lover, it's just that; he is concerned about conser-. vatibn. It's a full life for tne star-even Shangri-la didn't have a good bartender. THEEXTRACAREWETAKi TAKES EXTRA CARE OF YOU I DREIFUS JEWELERS Presents Sterling Silver Elegance Salt and Pepper Gracefully designed to compliment your most festive ta- plim ble. PRICED SPECIALLY $^so /Pr. 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