The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1968 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 23, 1968
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RythevlRt (Ark.) Courier Newi — Tunsday, April tt, 1W8 — fun Fh» Daily Repofd Weather V. a. Weather Bureau Agricultural Service Reiser, Ark. General Weather Features — A low pressure system center is;over. Iowa and moving northeastward. A strong cold-front at 6 a.m. ran from Memphis to Monroe, La., and Houston and Larado, Tex. The wide- spread'storrny weather of yesterday, has generally moved out of the state.- Weather Effects oh Agriculture—Most of the state got various amounts of rain yesterday and-field work in general is at a standstill. Farmers are anxious for fields to dry in order to begin planting operations. Dry weather is expectec through' Thursday but the five- day outlook indicates another shower period late in the week Soil temperatures will remain on the cool side the rest Of the week. .Yesterday's high — 70 Overnight low — 61 Precipitation previous 34 hours (to 1 ajn. today) — 1.01 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—14 47 Sunset today — 8:38 Sunrise tomorrow — 5:19 This Date a Year A 50 Yesterday's high '— 78 Overnight low — 51 ITecipitatlon Jan. 1 to data — 9.93 SS Expands Its Services , The Blyflieville Social Securr ity office now sends a representative to the Leachville Neighbor hood Service Center each Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon, according to Clyde Gray, manager. Gray said Leachville residents now can receive Social Security counseling at the NSC. They Won a Point ,SAN FRANCISCO (AP) David Schwartz, 25, and Earle Partington, 26, sophomores at Hastings College of the Law, contested 115 tickets they had received'' for parking in-the 10- minute green zones at the federal building where they asserted admirals parked without hindrance. 'Municipal Judge Janet Aitken ruled Schwartz and- Partington must pay more than $700 ir parking fines and spend a total of 15 days each in jail on consecutive x weekends. But the city will withdraw the parking privileges the Navy officers have been enjoying. A police department official said until meters can be installed the public can use the 10-minute zones along with the admirals.- Efficiency Praised : ' LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Police received a $1 bill 1 in the mail to pay for an overtime parking ticket. Attached was a note "God bless the efficiency of the Laramie Police Department. I received this ticket while at the City Hall'paying another." Wrong Airfield ' DENVER, Colo. (AP) — Mayor Al Hilde Jr. of .Plymouth, Minn., thought he was landing at Denver's Stapleton International Airport Moday but he missed by about three miles- landing between cars and mud puddles on a no-longer-used Air Force base strip BRIGHT AND BEAimruij Evelyi *«•>* »,<• Bremen, Germtay, pon^era a question during cont«»t • ntriBti IB the CMteit, which wu «ni*rei fey a Markets Open High Low Last Chicago Wheat May .137% 137% MVt 137% July . 140% 140% 140'/ 8 140% Sept,. 144 144 143 3 /» 143% Chicago Soybeans May . 271% 271% 271% 271% July .274 ' 274% 273% 274% Aug .273% 273% 273% 273% New York Stocks Texas GS ••..' 127 Chrysler «6Vi RCA 52% AT &T •• 50% Dow 83% Xerox 275V4 GM .--..a « PaiTAnieric • 21% Ford 57% W'house 77% US Steel ( 39% Curtis Pub •• 10% Comsat , 54% Airier. Motors 11% Sears .' 6 ParkeDavis..-- 28% Gen. Elect 91% Beth. Steel '29% Reynolds Tob 42% Standard NJ ••.... 69% Holiday Inn 64% Ark-La 36% Ark-Mo (BID) 10% Divco-Wayne ..••.. 54% Trip Discount Asked HONOLULU (AP) - Wives of wounded servicemen may soon fly to Honolulu from the mainland for $35 less than at present. The Military Bureau of the Air Transort Command has asked the Civil 1 Aeronautics Board for the discount -The discount is available for family members of servicemen coming here from Vietnam on rest and recuperation leave. A wounded lielicopter pilot at Tripler Army hospital here complained recently that his wife, couldn't get a discount because he was wounded seven days before he was due in Honolulu on leaver* Outran, Ourpunched BOSTON (AP) - Police said a young man sought for theft of a topcoat made two serious errors Monday when he tried first to outrun, then to outpunch Patrolman Donald L. Murray. For .Murray, who finished 291st in a field of nearly 900 in the B.A.A. Marathon last week had no trouble • keeping pace with the fugitive. And when he caught up and the man took a swing at him, Murray floored him with one knockout punch, police said. Edward Burke, 19, of Boston, was charged with larceny of the coat. A Coincidence SEATTLE (AP) - Last Wednesday, Jesse Cox" wife, Loretta, gave birth to their first son, Byron Christopher. About six hours later, his daughter, Mrs. Richard Cords, gave birth to a daughter, Stephanie. ' Calf, Bar-B-Que Gone OJAI, Calif. (AP) - Cattle thieves not only slaughtered and butchered a calf in this ranching area during the weekend but they also stole a barbecue to cook it on, the sheriff's office said. NOTICE FORBIDS "In compliance with Ordinance .Number 657, the City of Blyiheville, Arkansas, will receive bids on the following until 10:00 a.m., May 2, 1968: One (1) New 1968 Station Wagon Specifications for the above may be obtained in me Fire Department, City Hall, BIytheville, Arkansas. Bids will be opened in the Mayor's Office, City Hall, on the above date." TOM A. LITTLE JR., 4-22 HERMONC. JONES Of. MM 4M n. nnnac ftf euau Maa • MflMtiklr.- CM» (Continued from page one) ^ t...i - •''. '.' '-V- of Dallas, a leading Methodist theologian, said, "We stand here on a threshold. A new horizon looms ahead..'...'. "'It is a day when doors are opened that Heretofore were closed, when new possibilities of reformation 1 and renewal are at hand." Its. establishment culminates six years of planning, and more than a century and a half of intermittent but previously unsuccessful attempts to bring two kindred communions together. Uniting the - 10.3-million-member Methodist Church and the 750,000 - member Evangelical United Brethren Church, the merger embraces more than It million adult members and another 1.8 million baptized children in this country. "Let us march as one-family, one community," declared its joint corps of bishops in a keynote message Monday night on the eve of the unification formalities. Both merging denominations have been participants in talks among 10 denominations to form a single church of more than 25 million members, and United Methodist Church plans to continue in:this effort. Thousands of visitors, and 1,260 voting delegates from .across the country, .were present for the colorful ritual uniting the two,communions. They share common doctrinal and organizational traditions, their roots going back to the late 1700's, when the itinerant preachers of both roved America's frontier settlements. Their early leaders were close friends, frinds. •iiMiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiniiniiiniiiiiiiinin What's For Lunch? LUXORA WEDNESDAY Vegetable Soup with Crackers Tuna Sandwich Peanut Butter Cake Milk Fire Came to Them AULEGANY, N.Y. (AP) Volunteer firemen didn't have to go to a fire here Monday—an Erie-Lackawanna Railroad crew delivered it by fast freight. Train crewmen discovered the fire aboard one'of its three diesel units soon after it left Sala- mana. They used a radio hook-up to all the firemen and as soon as the train rolled in, the volunteers used chemical solutions, to douse the blaze. . PBIVILEGES AUTHORIZED AS SECOND CLASS MAIL BlythevlUe Courier Newi BLYTHEVIH.E, ARK. ZIP - 72315 Ban; W. Halnes, Publisher 3rd at Walnut St. Blytnevffle, Ark. Published dally except SunOu Second , class'postage paid at JBly- theriUe, Ark. In Blytheville and towns in the BiythevUle trade territory. ' HOME DELIVERY BATES Dally . ' 35c per week BY MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Within 50 miles of BlythevlUe 18.00 per yen More than 50 milts from BrythevUIe {18.00 per year CONTEST (Continued from Page Ode) flclals said. In conjunction with the beauty pageant, the Jaycettes will also sponsor a contest to choose Little Miss BIytheville for 1968 and Mr. Jaycee President for 1988, with children age 3 through 6 eligible to- participate. • . ; . The entrants will also be required, to submit a completed entry form and an entry fee of ?5 to Mrs. White on or before May 10, contest officials said. Entry forms for both contests will be available at businesses displaying signs in their windows designating the business has donated a portion of the all cotton wardrobe to be awarded the new Miss BIytheville. Further information regarding either of the contests may be obtained by contacting E. L. Dunn at PO 3-0559 or PO 3-3201 or by calling Mrs. Bob White at PO 34>378, Dunn said. Whales have a mentality superior to that of an ox. A scruple Is no. longer .used scruple is equal to 20 grains. as a unit of weight except in the measurement of drugs. A Michelangelo was a talented sculptor, painter, poet, architect and military engineer. Makes Eating With FALSE TEETH Up fo 35% Easier • Clinical testa prove you can now eat and chew better—make dentures average ,up to 35% more effective—If you sprinkle a little PASTEETH on your plates. PASTEETH holds uppers and lowers more firmly so they feel more comfortable. PASTEETH IB not acid—doesn't sour. No gummy, pasty taste. Helps check ."denture odor". Dentures that fit are essential to health. So see your dentist regularly. Get PASTEETH at all drug counter!.' Services By COBB FUNERAL HOME INTEGRITY LAGRONE WHITTLE, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Cobb chapel. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiininiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Tired of pushing, pulling and sweating over grass cutting? GETAYAZOORIDER! Quit fighting ft out with a mower that works you harder than it works-trade up to a Yazoo Rider! Riders trim your lawn to carpet smoothness, with a floating cutting head out front that eliminates scalping and gouging. Available in five cutting widths from 32" to 60", they pack plenty of power for every grass cutting job. We have a complete line of Yazoo Riders; they're all made for people who are hard to please. Come in soon and see how easy it is to leave your grass cutting worries behind with a Yazoo! SEE THE COMPLETE YAZOQ LINE AT OUKSTOKB GENTRY'S GARAGE 517 W. Ash Phone PO 3-4269 Now. At your Buick-Opel dealers. SURE SIGNS OF (AMPUS §, •sSe t CHUNKY KNIT SHIRTS The swing-easy look of the V neck in a short sleeve ss Chunky Knit shirt of 100% cotton from Campus. H Made in solid color with trimmed neck, cuffs and S- bottom. Just very good looking •<— that's all. Makes I doing anything easy. $2.98 HI-CREW NECK SHIRT-SOLID Definitely casual and very much with-iti this hi crew neck shirt from Campus is made of Celara 100% Textured Acetate and comes with tipped neck, cuffs, and bottom. '3.98 UNIVERSITY MODEL BERMUDAS These Never-Iron Tattersall check Bermudas mean style. They're made by Campus of 50% Portrel polyester and 50% cotton. And they're treated with the new Soil Release process too. '4.98 HI-CREW NECK SHIRT-STRIPED A hi crew neck shirt that looks great. In a Never-Iron combination of 50% Dacron polyester and 50% combed cotton from Campus- In contrasting narrow horizontal stripes. For those who can handle the action. >£?g<. - '2.98 FAMPUS WHY PAY MORE!... WHEN YOU CAN BUY FAMOUS NAME BRAND CAMPUS AT LOW, LOW PRICES. COMPARE CAMPUS QUALITY & PRICE. ; /"

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