The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1968 · Page 2
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IS* Tw «. Bythevfltt (Ark.) Courier Kew» - Friday, AprB *, M* KICKS-OFP TEENAGE DRIVE-Charlotte Bowen (right) which will be used to support the Arkansas Association for the -pins one of the Easter lilies made by the handicapped on Crippled. All money raised from the campaign will be spent Vice-mayor Denny Wilson (center) to begin the annual Easter within Mississippi County to aid both children and adults, Lily Sale. Chad Deal(left) and Miss Bowen are teen co-chair- who have been striken with a crippling disease, injury or ill- linen for this year's drive. Tomorrow, teenagers will be sell- ness. (Cower News Photo) ' ing the lilies throughout downtown Blytheville to raise funds ^ A. M. ROUNDUP (Continued from Pa 0 . One) chemical from the F.F.A. Fertilizer Company .there, the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office said today. . The burglary was reported late yesterday morning, and one suspect in the theft will be brought in today for questioning, the sheriff's office said. .The burglar gained entrance, to the building by forcing a lock'.on a door, authorities said. Deputy Tommy German and Clell Waldrup, Holland marshal!, are conducting the investigation. Daily Record JrVeather 3 U. S. Weather Bureau £ Agricultural Service £ Keiser, Ark. '£ General Weather Features — Stationary front through north Arkansas will move very little today. A low pressure in the |outh plains will consolidate and jiiove northeastward with a Pacific front moving through the slate on Saturday. This should end the showers and bring dry- ; er air to the stale. E Weather Effects on Agriculture — General rains in north JArkanas during the night. South Central and southeast Arkansas Escaped these showers but they are expected to receive some rain later today and tonight. A warm day yesterday in the del- Ja boosted soil temperatures to their highest reading of the year. Cloudiness and rain today and Jbnignt will drop soil tempera- Sure averages .several degrees iy Saturday morning. ?V Five-Day Forecast — Saturday through Wednesday temperatures will average near ajormal with no major changes •unlil turning cooler around the middle of next, week. Normal iiigh 70 to 77. Normal lows 4? So 56. Precipitation will be heavy totaling between three-quarters ?4nd one inch with localyl higher Amounts and occurring mainly •juring the first of next week. S Yesterday's high — 84 ~ Ovcrnlgrit low — 66 z: Prop!pit»tlon previous 24 hoim (to •• Precipitation jBii. 1 to date—13.30 -« SimEPt today — 6:35 » Sunrise tomorrow —- 5:24 -" This Date a Year ASO ?•' Yesterday's high — 71 K Overnleht low — 48 *' Precipitation Jan. 1 to liRte — 8.W 1 World Deaths £ WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) a- L. Keith Goodrich, 61, execu- iive vice president of the publishing firm of McGraw-Hill, Snc., died Thursday. Goodrich jilso was a director of Standard 3ji Poor's Corp. He had been iwith General Electric Co. before joining McGraw-Hill in 1945. £ LONDON (P) - Andree lloward, 57, widely known ballet Choreographer and dancer, was •found dead in her home Thursday night. Police said death Jrobably was due to an ever•dose of drugs. it- Markets Open High Low Last Chicago Wheat May . 137% mVs 137% 137'A July . 140 7 /s 141 140% 140% Sept . 144% 144% 143% 144 Chicago Soybeans May . 270% 270% 270% 271Vs July . 273% 274% 273% 274 Aug . 273>/4 273% 273V 4 273V 2 New York Stocks Texas GS 128% Chrysler 65% RCA 52% AT & T 50% Dow 83 . Xerox 271Vfe GM • 83 Pan Americ 2U& Ford 5BV4 W'house 74 7 / 8 US Steel 40% Curtis Pub lOVs Comsat 56 Amer. Motors 12Vs Sears 68% Parke Davis 28% Gen. Elect 94'/ 8 Beth: Steel 30% Reynolds Tob 42% Standard NJ 6 Holiday Inn 54% Ark-La 36% Ark-Mo (BID) 10% Divco-Wayne 53'/i $urbtr Out of It K ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Apprentice barber Rodney onald, It, was told by his Thursday to turn in his or and clipper. The rca- 3tt Ht refuted to-get hit hair cut. Number 70 CHICAGO (AP) — Timothy Crowley, 98, and his wife, Mary, 90, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary today. Wondering about investment! at a pniiible next itep in your family"! financial planning? $50 to begin . . . then 125 monthly Btarti you on a mu* tuil fund investment program through » United Periodic Investment Plan to acquire thirn of United Science Fund. For free Booklet-Prospectus giving detailed information, write or call . . , MfltHMItl IOCAUY IV DICK I. WHITF. rHONK POJ-3S9J fO BOX II EASLEY (Continued from Page Onel who do not desire to complete a full four-year program designed to terminate with the earning of a bachelor's degree. "Many young people who wish to become draftsmen, go into the field of electronics as technicians, or become nurses, to name a few, are sufficiently trained following two years of study at a community college to embark upon their, chosen field," Easley said. 'In addition to these advantages," Easley continued, "the community college will allow the poorer student, who otherwise cannot afford to attend a four-year institution, to gain at least two years of higher education." A question was raised regarding colleges located in Memphis and Jonesboro and how :hese institutions would affect enrollment in a county junior college. Easley commented, "I don't think you would be in competition with either of these colleges. The basic reason for having a college in the hometown community would be to attract students from Mississippi County itself and possibly students from the Bootheel of Missouri. ;Even in cities that, have four-year colleges, the trend today is to provide additional community colleges within that same city. Educators in your larger colleges are behind this idea, because it helps relieve them of the overcrowded conditions in your larger institutions as more and more high school seniors make plans to further their education at the college level," Easley said. * * * Surprisingly, there was no evidence of disagreement among those present at last night's meeting and the idea of begin- ning a community college in the county seemed to gather momentum as Easley spoke. Before adjourning the meeting, Edwin Holstead, acting as chairman for the group, namet a steering committee comprisec of people from each school district in the cunty. HolsteaS remained as chairman and others named were: Roy Littlefield - Dell, Charlie Wiygul - Osceola, Tom Marshall - Leachville, Hollis Jumper - Burdette, A. A. Norton Etowah, Calvin Williams - Bassett; Lynn Cox - Dyess, J. C. Perry - Wilson, J. W. Hea - Gosnell, Bruce Wilson - Keiser, Marion Dyer - Armorel, A. A. Tipton - Manila, Sam Key Joiner, Bryan Bonds - Lepanto, W. F. Permenter Jr. - Luxora and John Roden - Blytheville. Members of this committee will meet again, with a tentative date set for "May 20, at which time they will hear Dr. Olin M. Cook, the assistant director of the state commission on coordination of higher educational finance, discuss what further steps must be taken regarding establishing a community college in Mississippi County. ACTION (Continued from Pr One)- leriod of 'several years. I would ;stimate that approximately 500 to 600 reflectorized stop signs have been installed to date, and during the next tew years the changeover will be completed," Ford said. 'Is there a curfew law for Blytheville's teenagers and II there , isn't> one, .why isn't ant passed?" Anonymous, City. Ford replied, saying, "We do not have a curfew such as this al the present time, but there j is a city ordinance whereby the j mayor has the authority to impose a curfew, not just oh the teenagers,, but on the entire community if a particular situation warrants it.' . ; • '.'Personally. I am opposed to an ordinance restricting, young people in this manner, because curfews of this type generally become effective at 10 p.m.. each night, and. while it would keep teenagers who are prone to be troublemakers off. the streets, what would you do about Boy Scout meetings, church groups, and other youngsters who are law abiding citi- ens? "It simply isn't right to punish all teenagers for the ..misdeeds of a few," Ford explained. "Also, it shouldn't be the responsibility of the police department to discipline the children of parents who are shirking their duty in. this respect," Ford continued. "Even though.there is no curfew law, as.such,.never a week goes by that we don't stop teenagers on the street late at night and tell them to go home, and if this doesn't work, they are taken to the City Hall and their parents are called .to come get them." . "This system has worked in the past and I see no reason Expensive Kiss Attempt TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A vacuum cleaner repairman, Edward Newman, 38, has been ordered to pay a $100 fine or spend 90 days in jail for trying to steal a kiss from a good-looking, 'red-haired customer. Mrs. Peagues Services for Mrs. Kosie Lee Pegues, 47, who died at her home on Boone Thursday morning, will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at West End Baptist Church. Rev. P. J. Yancy will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery with Crumpler Funeral Home in charge. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Elsie Jean Mason of Peru, Ind., Mrs. Francis Lewis of North Kingston, R. L, and Miss Gracie Pegues of Blytheville; Two sons, Phedo Roosevelt Pegues of Kansas City, Kan., and Earl Pegues Jr. of Saginaw, Mich.; Her mother, Mrs. Sweetie Mae Swopes of Blytheville; One sister, Mrs. Viola Holden of Blytheville; And one grandchild. tor i curfew law," Ford, "Why doesn't the police de- pal tment put up signs on Main Street' next to 'tlie' old bus stops to . let , automobile drivers know i; i.iey u.'.ii r-i 1 can not unload passengers there?" Anonymous City ' Unief Ford said, "Any area painted yellow in the United States means that no parking is allowed in that area. "Until the city changes the ordinance applying to these areas, then they will remain painted yellow, but no one is ticketed for stopping there long enough to load or unload passengers; tickets are given only to those cars which are parked in' these areas and left unattended," Ford said. ' ' ". '•••'. ' • "Why are there two horses being kept in Walker Park? I. thought the city passed an ordinance saying no such animals are allowed to be within the city limits." — Anonymous, City. Ford said he has received no complaints of ' animals being kept in the park, and was unaware that two horses were even out there. "There is an ordinance against keeping livestock within the city limits, however," Ford said. The city clerk's office was contacted and Bill Malin said, "The ordinance you are talking about is number 784 and was passed by the city council on September 13, 1966. The ordinance states that no person or organization may keep> maintain, or range livestock within the city limits." A memoer of the Northeast Arkansas Fair Association board of directors, Joe McHaney, .was contacted arid he told Action Line that, "There used to be two horses being kept in the old Jaycee deer pen, but they were removed three or four weeks ago." (This was after Action Line first - began making , inquiries about this question.) • "Why can't the paper publish daily statistics such as births, deaths, and the like?" Anonymous, city. . The editor of the Courier News, Harry Haines, said, "We used to publish this information, but discontinued it in order to make better use of the newspaper's personnel by concentrating on news pertaining to .city government, feature stories and columns such as Action Line. We 'felt news of this type would be more interesting to the majority of readers." • "Are police officers allowed to stop people on the street and ask to see. their driver's license?" Anonymous, city. Police Chief George Ford said there is an Arkansas statute which states, "Every licensee shall have his operator's or PLAN (Continued from Page One) cilities will mean that more stress may be put,on preventive medicine." As an example, Hard mentioned a single piece of equipment which analyzes a single blood sample for any number of significant symptoms. He said physical therapy facilities are "badly needed and are especially important in the treatent of stroke patients." He indicated that Chickasawba's staff is at least hopeful that some of the equipment and facilities he mentioned will be made possible by the federal aid under the National Health Institute's regional medical plan. .."Our'proposals already have received tentative approval at the Memphis level," he said. They must receive final approval in Memphis before being submitted to the.NIH. "We have some hopes that Within a year or 18 months we will begin to see some action at the local level," Hard said. "And one piece of good news is the fact that we have been assured that once our program has received final approval, funding will be forthcoming in six months." Again and again,'Hard emphasized the tentative nature of the various possibilities he discussed: "We are not even sure of our participation in the regional health program," he said. However, he was lavish in his praise of this new medical concept. "Someone in Washington," he said, "had a good idea;" As originally proposed by the NIH, the regional health plan would have posed something of a threat to small community hospitals as it would have encouraged patients to seek the services of the nearest regional medical center — in this case, Memphis. Now: much of the expertise of the burgeonin? Memphis medical center will be made available locally and Hard views this as beneficial both to the patient, who will be afford- chauffer's license in his immediate possession at air times when operating a motor vehicle and shall display the same upon demand by a Justice of the Peace, a peace officer, or a field deputy or inspector of the Arkansas State Revenue Department." 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