The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1968 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 15, 1968
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Fig* foot — Slyflwvffle (Ark.) Courier Ifan — Monday, Apr!! 18, ftw THESE CHILDREN, survivors of recent heavy fighting in Vietnam, seem to have forgotten, momentarily at least, the terror of the war surrounding them.: They were photographed at Hue University, which has been turned into a refugee center for displaced persons. At left, a soldier of the First Marine division plays with a group of the ^onngsters. • : ..-..-' Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Tuesday, April 16, the 107th day-of 1968. There are 259 days left in the year. Today.' highlights in history: On this date in 1917, Nikolai Lening and some 30 other Bolshevik leaders were welcomed in Petrograd after years in ex ile. On this date: In 1533, William I, Prince ot Orange, and founder of the Dutch Republic, was born. In 1789, George Washington left Mount Vernon to be inaugurated as president in New York. In 1862, Congress abolished slavery in the District of Columbia. In 1945, President Harry S. Truman made his first presidential address to Congress, dedicating his administration to the ideals of his predecessor, Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1947, the explosion of a freighter touched Off fires and explosions that destroyed Texas City, Tex., and killed more than 500 persons. In 1962, the .Roman Catholic Archbishop of New Orleans, Joseph F. Rummel, excommunicated three persons for trying to thwart desegregation of parochial schools. Teh years ago—in an election in South Africa, the ruling nationalist party- won a major victory over opposition groups. Five years, ago—Cuba announced that Prime Minister Fidel Castor had.been visit the Soviet Union. One year ago—Astronaut.. M. Scott Carpenter gave up hope of flying in space.again as surgery on a once-broken arm failed. Strictly Business Four area cotton gins recent* ly won safety awards from the Southern Ginners Association in Memphis. Only 89 of the 1,652 gins in the Mid-South area were so honored. Area winners are: Robinson Gin, Hale Gin and Valley Field Gin, all of BIytheville, and Burdette Gin of Burdette. * * * Dr. I. R. Johnson and Dr. R. L. Johnson will be honored by the Arkansas Medical Society April 23 at the Arlington Convention in Hot Springs for having practiced medicine for half a century,. Physicians qualifying for the Fifty Year Club are awarded a lapel pin. * * * Dr. Eldon Fairley of Osceola, a member of the Council of the Arkansas Medical Society, will, be a delegate to the Society's 2nd Annual Session In Hot Springs, April 21 - 24. Dr. Fairley is counselor for the first district. What's For Lunch? BLYTHEVILLE TUESDAY Beef and Potatoes - Green Beans Peach Half ' Hot Rolls with Butter Milk LUXORA Tuesday Chopped Meat Sandwich Shredded Cabbage with Hot Sauce W. K. Com Celery Sticks Milk Florida Space Cake with Carmel. Icing - WANT News Briefs CHICAGO (AP) -About 400 white persons staged a Good Friday march through four western Chicago suburbs to bear, witness to white racism In America. "We are simply confessing our white racism," said the Rev. George Hrbeck, director of the Lutheran Human Relations Commission which sponsored the march. "We believe the Kerner corn' mission is correct in stating that racism is the root cause of the racial, crisis here, and we hope to dramatize this by our march and stimulate constructive action," he said. He referred to the President's Commission oh Civil Disorders. . . The marchers were; mostly women and high school and cal- lege students. NEW YORK (AP) - The youth group of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) has been, revitalized with an aim toward developing black leadership, a spokesman says. Leonard DeChamps, national director «f the student arm, known as the Students Congress «f IteeU EflMBtjr '(SCORE) Mid Frldty: "The purpose of SCORE ii to get black youth who now have nothing to do but wander, in the streets to get more than a job, to contribute to the economic institutions of America, It's to develop black leadership that will save the country." LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 2- year-old boy was strangled Friday when his neck caught in the power window of his father's car. Ann Cooper said her son, Gary, was playing in the car while his father, Jeremiah, worked on the engine. She said she left to answer the telephone and returned to find the child unconscious, with.. his head wedged in the .window.. . BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Schoor Committee,has! voted to rename the Patrick T. Campbell School in the predominantly Ne^ gro Roxbury section in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The school was named for a former Boston school superintendent.- •' . : PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) The -State Board of Education has urged school committees to Include Ksgr* history ta elementary and secondary school instruelin, A statement said the role of the Negro in American history "has long been inadequately portrayed or misrepresented." The board declined to make such instruction mandatory in the state. , ' EARLE, Ark. (AP)'-A referendum will be held May 16 an a proposal by the community of Earle to/annex neighboring Nor- ; veil. Earle has a population of 3,000 and Norvell 200. The Earle Town Board-first discussed an? nexation in -1913 .but the proposal was shelved until recently. LANSING,,: Mich. (AP) Michigan's first spring turkey shoot will be held May 8-12 in three western Michigan .counties. , More, than 8,600 hunters have applied for. the JOO turkey- shoot permits. ' . PROFESSIONAL RUG CLEANERS CALL PO 2-2433 PEERLESS •Free Pickup -•. • And Delivery African Bushmen believe that if lightning strikes a woman, her spirit will turn into a star. An Island the size of Switzerland could fit into the mouth of the Amazon River.. • HAVE YOU TRIED MRS. THARP'S FRESH FROZEN WHOLE EGGS! MANY USES INCLUDING: Egg Dishes, Omelettes, Scrambled Eggs, Cakes, Pies, Cookies, Sweet Breads and Rolls, Pancakes, Waffles, Puddings, Custards, Casseroles, Salad Dressings, Ice Cream, Milk Shakes and Many Others. •• SOLD LOCALLY BYt • NORTH SIDE GROCERY • PICKARD'S GROCERY DISTRIBUTED BY MRS. ESTA'S FARM FRESH EGGS HOLLAND, MO. PHONE 695-3525 NNOUNCING a new policy of operation at MALL DRUG STORE (LOCATED BETWEEN SAFEWAY AND MONTGOMERY WARD) CASH and CARRY PLAN TO SAVE YOU MONEY Btytheville Courier News Effective today we ore inaugurating a new CASH and CARRY PLAN of operation in this store. It means that new lower prices are now being charged on most every item throughout this drug store, and reductions in prices will amount to 10% to 40%. From now on we will strive for a low overhead and high volume in order to pass our savings on to you in lower prices on merchandise you purchase here. Our new CASH and CARRY PLAN and our new policy of service and values DO NOT include any DELIVERY SERVICE, GIFT WRAPPING or CHARGE ACCOUNTS. We invite the continued patronage of our regular customers, and solicit the patronage of new customers. All customers will SAVE MORE now at this friendly drug and sundry store. TO SAVE ... SEE US TODAY! MALL DRUG STORE DAY SHOPPING CENTER 'Let Us Price Your N0xt Prescription' PHONE PO 3-0411

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