The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1968 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 9, 1968
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Two - Blythevllle (Ark.) Courier News - Tuwdty, April 9, 18« Daily Record Weather U. S. Weather Bureau Agricultural Service Ketser, Ark. General Weather Features— A stationary front along the Gulf Coast continues to spread occasional rain into extreme southeast Arkansas. Rainfall amounts from this system have been heavy in the past 24 hours in the extreme corner with Portland recording 2.40 inches. However rainfall amounts decreased rapidly to the west and north where El Dorado and Warren could muster.less than .05 of an inch and Rohwer had .19. Recurring showers will continue in the extreme southwest into Wednesday while elsewhere no rain is in the forecast. JS'eather Effects on Agriculture—Heavy rains in the extreme south delta will halt field work this week. Rainless weather is expected in the central ajid north delta for several more days to give a more optimistic picture for returning to the fields. However, even with no rain, delays will extend into the last of the week on the clay soils in the north delta. Soil temperatures still are running on the cool side and generally average in the 50s in the delta. I Yesterday's high — 6S • Overnight low — 54 > Precipitation previous 24 hours (to T~. a.m. today) — none J Precipitation Jan. 1 to dat»—12.02 : Sunset today — 6:23 1 Sunrise tomorrow — 5:35 This Date a Year Ago : Yesterday's high — 81 '-Overnight low — 64 • precipitation Jan. 1 to date — 7.34 ! World Deaths I STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Ralph H. Lutz, 81, director of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University from 1920 to 1944, died Monday. Lutz, one of the historical experts who helped Herbert Hoover set up the institution, was a leading authority on German history. iSAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) Brig.-Gen. Boswell Winans, 80, who as a Marine Corps first sergeant won the Medal of Honor in a 1916 Dominican Republic campaign, died Saturday night. Winans retired in 1946. GATEWAY to London, not Tel Aviv, is the Heathrow Airport, whose runways form a nearly nerfect six-pointed star. Photo was made from an altitude of 12,500 feet News Media Praised WASHINGTON (AP). - The mayor of the nation's capital has praised the news media for its coverage of the disorders in his city that have left 6 dead and more than 1,000 injured. 'Never in my public life, nev> Slogan Dropped MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Telephone operators expressed and I should say for the citizens concern over the assassination of this city that I am appreciative for the press, radio and TV that has reported, and reported accurately and reported well and fast so you could keep abreast and be assured of the er in my experience have I seen conditions as they advanced a more responsive press and a and progressed." more responsive media," Mayor Walter Washington told a televised news conference Monday night. Washington said he felt ' I should say, as mayor of this town, that I am appreciative, In its recent report, the President's Commission on Civil Disorders criticized some aspects of the coverage of last summer's riots in Detroit, Newark and elsewhere. Adults Cash in on 3 R's At BIytheville Class Gosnell High Has Religious Programs Gosnell High School started a non - denominational religious emphasis program Monday to continue through Thursday. Guest speakers are: R e v. Murray Lancaster, Monday; Dr R. R. Olsen, Tuesday; Alvin (Bo> Huffman. Wednesday. The program will be concluded Thursday with the singing of the Harding Academy Choir. The program is sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance and the school is working directly with Rev. Ai Carpenier of the First Baptist Church and Rev. Murray Lancaster of the Episcopal Church. Self-improvement. That is the result of the Blytheville School District's Adult Basic Education classes as shown by a recent survey. Outstanding achievements are that 77 persons have now registered to vote because of attending the classes, 66 have started using .a family budget for the first time and 52 plan to go on to high school training when they complete the basic program. read and write and 30 have started subscriptions to newspapers and magazines for the first time. of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. until the company decided their message was slowing down service. Directory assistance operators, formerly known as inform- tion, answered calls throughoul the day Sunday and until early Monday morning by saying, "Memphis cares, directory assistance." However, a Southern Bell spokesman for Telephone Co. said the project had to be terminated "because it was causing confusion among callers ho didn't understand what the operators said and asked for an explanation." Up and Down Flag OJAI, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. flag over Ojai City Hall went back briefly to ...full, staff Mon- VIETNAM (Continued from Page One) to Win,, in which some .50,000. U.S. and South Vietnamese troops combed the jungles and villages in five provinces around Saigon to prevent a renewal of the Tet offensive against the capital. The operation accomplished that, but most of the niore than 13,000 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops that had been reported in the area eluded the searching force. U.S. headquarters said 2,658 enemy were killed in the month-long operation and 994 weapons were captured. Reported Allied casualties were 105 Americans and 193 South Vietnamese killed, and 922 Americans and 472 South Vietnamese wounded. Only small-scale skirmishing was reported around the Marine fortress of Khe Sanh, in South Vietnam's northwest co'rner. The Leathernecks roamed the area around the base, looking for North Vietnamese, while elements of the Army's 1st Air Cavalry Division took over the bunkers which had sheltered the Marines during their 77-day siege. U.S. B52 bombers flew seven raids Monday night and this morning; six of them against suspected North Vietnamese troop concentrations, truck parks, bunkers and gun positions in South Vietnam's Ashau Valley. The seventh raid dumped bombs 14 miles southwest of Hu, not too far from the valley, which lies along the Laotian border. B52 strikes in the Ashau sector for the last four days suggested that either a new allied ground thrust was in the offing there or a ne\V North Vietnamese buildup had been detected. Viet Cong forces set off explosives early today under a U.S. Army barracks .six miles, west of Qui Nhon and then opened up Thi Flemings, who speak Dutch, and the Walloons, who speak French, rarely have been on good speaking terms for the 1,400 years they have shared Belgium. SPEAKER — Rev/Marshall Bridwell will be the featured speaker for "Holy Week" services, April 7-12, at Lake Street Methodist Church.- All services start at 7:30 p.m. and a communion service will be Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with small arms and automatic weapons when the soldiers who had been sleeping inside ran out. The Americans returned the fire and the fighting lasted 2V4 hours before the enemy withdrew. The U.S. Command said five Americans were killed and 23 wounded, while six enemy soldiers were killed. L. D. Harris, assistant super-1day until residents intendent in charge of instruction, said these are some of the many benefits, in-addition to the knowledge gained 'from the educational program. The students go to school Negro Elected HURON', S.D. (AP) - William P. Mahone, 74, one of about 15 Negroes living in this ceniral South Dakota city of 15.000, has been unanimously elected commander of the Huron American Legion Post, Guns for Sale MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Pistols, ! zip guns, double-barreled shot- Iguns and rifles are up for sale I at Miami's City Hall, the weap- i ons will go to the highest bidder j on the condition the buyer ships l them out of the country. | Some 1,365 weapons, the city's j gun collection, are to be sold in ithe first sale of its kind here. ! The guns were confiscated from suspected criminals over the last six or seven years. The city received bids from six gun dealers in the United States and Canada. The police department recommended the $12,075 bid from International Armament Corp. of Alexandria, Va., which prom| ises to ship them to England, Assistant City Manager Paul Andrews said. SANDERS CARPET SERVICE UPHOLSTERY & RUG CLEANING Complete Carpet and Rug Service In Just One Day! • WALL TO WALL CARPETS & • TILES & HARDWOOD FLOORS FURNITURE CLEANED IN YOUR HOME OR OFFICE • FREE ESTIMATES • FREE PICK-UP & DELIVERY • COMPLETE JANITOR SER.VICE "WHIN Wf GtT THROUGH, THEY LOOK UKl NSW!" WAYNE SANDERS, OWNER Jly., Ark. Phone PO 3-6046 he said. two nights per week for 30 weeks, Harris said. Some will Other results'show 45 persons) be qualified to enroll in adult have bettered themselves in the high school classes next fall, field of employment either by getting a better job or simply by becoming employed. One person discontinued public welfare as a result of the program, the survey showed. Twenty-eight have learned to Fluoride Injections LOS ANGELES (AP) - Serious dental problems may be prevented if fluoride is injected into the gums of children between 5 and 13 years old, ex< perts say. The fluoride could be injected quickly and painlessly by jet sprays from instruments, dental researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles said Monday in an interview. Last Good Deed LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bertha Ratcliff spotted youths rob- je lowered again in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Some residents charged that Mayor A. R. Huckins ordered :he'flag, raised, after it was lowered to half-staff all weekend, because he didn't approve of the policies of King. Curfew Cramps Cop NASHILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville policeman ran out of gas in his patrol car Monday night and found that curfew restrictions imposed because of racial violence applied to everyone. A service station attendant refused to sell the officer a gallon can of gasoline because of a curfew rule forbidding gasoline sales except when the fuel is pumped directly into a vehicle. outside her home Monday. She telephoned police, who captured four teen-agers after warning shots were fired. Inside her home, police found Mrs. Ratcliff dead by her telephone of an apparent heart attack. The receiver was still bing and beating a bus driver | dangling from its cord. Slipped Through Workmen's Fingers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (APJ- A massive ceiling light fixture crashed onto the floor of the California Assembly, damaging the desk of three legislators Monday. No one was hurt. The Assembly was in recess when workmen accidentally let the 200-; pound light fixture slip through j their fingers. "" . PBIVILEGEB AUTHORIZED AS SECOND CLASS MAIL Blythevllle Courier Newt BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. ZIP - IZ315 Birr; W. Kalnes, Publisher 3rd at Walnut St. Blytheville. Arfc. PubUshed dally «cept Sundjj Second class pottage paid at Bly. thevllle, Ark. . In BlythCTllle rat towns in thi Bljtbeville trade territory. HOME DELIVERY RATES Dallv - 35c per weeh HVMAIL TAXABLE IN ADVANCP Within 50 miles ot Blytheville $8.00 per year MOM than 50 miles from Blythenllt (18.00 per year lima ii iiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiwiiuniiiui Services By COBB FUNERAL HOME INTEGRITY RAYMOND EVANS _ Serricei Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Cobb Funeral Home ohipel. BurUl la EIrmvood Cemetery. . * • * * W. M. VASSAR, 3'30 Tuesday, Cobb chapeL p.m. The Lower Falls of Yellowstone River, in Yellowstone National Park, is twice as high as Niagara Falls. YOU CAN AFFORD IT! Homes SAVES TQU MONEY EVERY STEP OF THE WAY! THE ALUCHANY 26' I 48' wilh U'llV "L", 4' X H' porch Kt XT I 22' i««Jt •i IK'i Of OTHER PLANS 01! USE TOUR OWN We deliver anywhere, dp the heavy.- erection, completely enclose your, home, and furnish complete.finishing materials for inside and out at a, firm price. You can do the simple finish* ing work yourself, OR you can subcontract for completion antf still save! 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Mr. Sudden Service Says: WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING: FOR RENT: Liquid Fertilizer & Treflan Applicators FOR SALE: 6 & 4 Treflan Broadcast Booms, Bell Directed Spray & Layby Applicators, Planters Pre-Emergence Conversion Kits Demco Granular in Furrow Applicators 200 - 120 gallon Fiberglass tanks Tank racks — over the wheel, 3 point hitch & side mount Hypro & Ace Pumps — Spray Parts John Blue Fertilizer Pumps & Parts, Fertilizer Knives — rubber hose & plastic tubing Farmers Soybean Corp. "THE HOME OF SUDDEN SERVICE" Phone PO 3-8191 — N. Broadway & Hutson Blytheville, Ark. PLENTY OF WATER makes the ;•• difference * And our goal is always to provide pknty of water... when and where you need it. BLYTHEVILLE WATER CO.

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