The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1968 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 25, 1968
Page 9
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Daily Kecbr<d (>>H>* fc'IW 8»'«» Mother U. S. Weather Bureau Agricultural Service Kelser, Ark. General Weather Features — Early morning reports show [hat clear skies arid cool tern- leratures are prevailing over Jkansas. However, a surface pressure . center in south- Eastern Colorado with an asso- nated upper-level low pressure jlrough will be affecting our lather by tonight. Cloudiness begin to increase in por- ^ions of the state today with [warmer temperatures moving in jjcn! southerly winds. Some show- :jger'activity may develop in the state late tonight. ' Weather Effects on Agriculture — Excellent drying condi- vi fions yesterday will continue to**»day with near maximum sun'"" expected in most areas, will deteriorate by a'though present in- •iSwwgeneral ram of consequence. 533>fHowever, later forecasts should asgistlbe watched to keep iip with the developments.of this storm center. Precipitation probability in forecasts this.morning are 10 «<t »cr[ percent tonight in northern b,f~i oi areas and 29 percent over the " state on Friday. Winds will be " increasing from the south by f"~*^tomorrow. Soil tetnperatures j li^TSwarmed. up-: yesterday but are i "in *—still on the low side. 'Reiser re! ! ', ported an average temperture 1 , <ml{ j at the two-inch depth of 65 : dei MI" ] grees arid Marked.Tree hart M. These readings will warm up today and tomorrow and where ever soil conditions permit, farmers will be hard at work, :i f j while keeping an eye on the sky and hoping the next shower period misses the area. YMterd«y'» high — 71 Overnight low — 45 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to f a.m. today) — none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—14.47 Bunset today — 6:40 Sunrise tomorrow — 5:17 This Date A Year AID Yesterday's high — 73 Overnight low — 42 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date — S.95 Market! Open High Low Chicago Wheat May . 135% 137 135% July . 139^2140% 139M Sept . 142% -142% .142% Chicago Soybeans May .270% 270% 270% July . 273% 274 .273VS Aug . 273 . 273 273 W'-ouse ........ . ........ 77% US Steel ........ ;.. ...... 39 .urtis Pub ............... 10% tomsat ..... ..... ...... .... 59% Amer. Motors ..,...••.... 12% Sears ..... • ............... 68& ParkeDavis .............. 29 Gen. Elect •• .............. 93% Beth. Steel ............... 29% Reynolds Tob ............ 42% j Standard NJ ...... •• ..... 70% Holiday Inn .............. 54%' Ark-La .................. 36% Ark-Mo (BID) ...•• ....... 10% Divco-Wayne ............ •' 55% TB Association Meets the 30th The annual spring board meeting of the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association will be held April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Dell High School cafetorium. Mrs. H. C, Bush will chairman a panel discussion entitled "What We Know About Children and Smoking." The panel will include Mrs. Jean Hays, Wilson school nurse, Mrs. Barbara McMinn, Reiser school nurse, Jim Hill, Gosnell High School principal, and three of his students, Bobby Hopfer, Billy Moseley and Gail Wood. Alvin Huffman Jr. is president of the Association. Shields Rites Friday at 2 !. Bert Shields, 62, civilian personnel officer at Blytheville Air .Force Base, died early this : morning in Chickasawba Hospi;- tal. * He was a native of Villisca, Iowa, and moved here 10 years : ago. He was a member and an el- 1 der of the .First Presbyterian ' Church. He also was a member ; of the Mispah Masonic Lodge at Omaha, Neb., and a member of , the Blytheville Kiwanis Club. He leaves his wife, Mrs. ; Edythe Sields; q ; His mother, Mrs. B. E. Shields of Glendale, Calif.; A son, Maj. B. E. Shields Jr. : of San Bernadino, Calif.; A daughter, Mrs. W. E. Nich* ols of San Clemente, Calif.; ; A brother, Maurice Shields of Glendale; ' And five grandchildren. ; Services will be 2 p.m. Fri* day in Cobb Funeral Home ; ehapel, Rev. Martin Wilkinson * officiating. Burial will b« in ; Crestiawn Memorial Park il ; Riverside, Calif. i Pallbearers will be Maim ; Day, Barman Taylor, Bob Tur< oer, Willii Harrla, W. & Wooda 1 and Elbert Huffman. The family request! that all , memorial contributloni be aent * to the First Presbyterian Church bulkhogfund. Instant ' SEATTLE (AP) — Th« gun- l man wai uonpluued when he >. stuck • gun into rlbt of Thar* ' M Suarez In a robbery attempt ; at her variety aton. •• "Gt ahead and kin mt, n ahe Hid, "then I won't have to work anymore." The young men fled Last 136'/ 8 143% 271 274 .273% New York Stocks Texas GS ................ 132% Srysler .., ............... 66V'e RCA ........ , ............ 53 AT&T ................... 50; Dow ............. '...'•.... 81 Xerox .................... 284 GM ...................... 82'/4 Pan Americ ...••...-.... 21% VIETNAM (Coittnued tnm Page One) ing VS. officers to believe a new enemy offensive against Hue may be building up. While attention focused on the A Shau sector, a U.S. Air Force spokesman denied that the swing-wing Fill fighter-bombers had been grounded following the third crash of the $6 million plane In its first month of combat; The spokesman did not announce any new Fill bombing missions against North Vietnam since the Monday night crash but said that the five planes still based in Thailand had not been withdrawn from action. The Fills, America's most advanced fighter-bombers, were grounded March 30 after two of the Six sent to the Vietnam theater crashed in their first week of Noonan's Rites Sat WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Requiem Mass for actor Tommy Ndonan, who died | Wednesday of a malignant brain combat, flying. They resumed 1 missions against North Vietnam April 12 after two replacements were sent from Nevada to Thailand. .':'.•' In other developments: Two U.S. helicopters crashed in the northern end of the country. One, a U.S. Marine chopper, crashed at Phu Bai while landing. Two of the crew were injured, and some nearby aircraft were damaged. A U.S; medical helicopter sent to evacuate wounded from the Cua Viet naval supply station near the demilitarized zone crashed while trying to land and two crew members were killed. The evacuation flight was ordered after 60 rounds of enemy artillery fire hit the depot Wednesday night. A U.S. spokesman said the shelling caused light casualties and light damage. • , • • In the southern part, of the country, U.S. infantrymen killed 33 North Vietnamese soldiers in the'biggest of a series of clashes 20 to 40 miles from Saigon Eight Americans were reported killed and 33 wounded in the four-hour battle 30 miles north- i tumor, will be held Saturday at el's Roman church. World Deaths LITCHFIELD, 111. (AP) Mrs. Winifred " Henrichs, co- publisher of "Sunshine Magazine," an inspirational periodical since 1924, died Wednesday at the age of 91. BALTIMORE,--Md. (AP) — John W. Owens/ former editor in chief of the Sunpapers, and winner of a Pulitzer Prize' in Journalism in 1937, 'died Wednesday of a heart attack at the age of 83. ' "' WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Actor Tommy; Noonanj brother of-actoftiJohn.Ireland, died of a malignant brain tumor Wednesday at age 46. Noonan was remembered for his humorous pbrtrayal of Marilyn.. Monroe's bumbling suitor in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) Michael T. "Mickey" Sullivan, well known circus band leader who was associated for many east of Saigon. Catholic i Reporting on the almost daily I fighting that has been going on Noon, 46, was in a coma for 12 days, eight months after being operated on. He was best known for his humorous portrayal of Marilyn Monroe's bumbling suitor in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." Blizzard in the Sun MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP.) — This South Carolina coastal resort;• has chosen-.pretty Miss Anne Blizzard as "Miss Sun Fun": for its summer: festival this'year. years with the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus, was found dead in his room Wednesday. He owned the Mickey Sullivan circus band that toured the United States and Canada. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Dr. Howard L. Bevis, president emeritus of Ohio State University and former professor of government and law at Harvard, died Wednesday at age 82. During his tenure as Ohio State president from 1940 to 1958 the university grew from an enrollment of 13,073 to more than 30,000. in the Mekong Delta, U.S. officers said allied forces have killed 1,943 enemy troops in the; delta during the past six weeks and captured 1,176 suspected Viet Cong. * The U.S. Command said U.S. casualties ; in the delta during the six weeks have been 57 killed and 427 wounded. South Vietnamese casualties in the operations were 287 killed and .1,253 wounded, the government said. In another casualty report, tt weekly summary for the whole country, the U.S. 'Command said 287 American's were killed in ac| tion last week, compared with 363 a week earlier, while 1,458 Ameircans were wounded last week, a drop of more than 1,000 .froln the 2J694 wounded the previous week. The number of South -Vietnamese troops killed increased for the week, but fewer enemy casualties were recorded. The U.S. "and ' South Vietnamese commands said 1,899'Viet Cong and North. Vietnamese were killed last week, compared with 3,071 the week before.' South Vietnamese headquarters said 380 government troops were killed last week, up from 293 a-week earlier. ABERNATHY (Continued from Page One) Abernathy succeeded King aa president .of SCLC and now will lead the Washington campaign which seeks federal programs providing jobs or income for all the poor and unemployed. The campaign begins May 1 with a mass meeting in Memphis, followed by the placing of a gold star on the motel balcony where King fell mortally wounded and 1 a three-day march from Memphis to Marks, Miss. Marks is one of the poorest areas of the nation, Abernathy said, It will be the starting point for the southern caravan, in eluding a wagon train loaded with poor families pulling out May 6 for the nation's capital Abernathy will drive the first nail May 13 in a shanty town in Washington, the location not yet chosen. Meanwhile, participants will be streaming toward Washington from across the nation, with a huge demonstration set May 30. Abernathy said he did not object to a march by white per- suggested by the Nation' al - Urban •• Leagse's Whitney Young recently. But, Abernathy said, it would be duplication end he invited any one inclined to march to join the SCLC campaign. .Remember Pay Your Paper Boy fSIVlLEGES AUTHORIZED 48 SECOND CLASS MAIL Blrthevllle Courier Nem BLY1HEVILLE. ARK.: ZIP - 72315 Barry W. Bauul, Publisher 3rd at Walnut St. BlythevUIe, Ark. Published dally except SunBaj Second elm poitao paid at Bly thevUle, Ark In BmheTille wd town! tn the Blythevule trade territory. HOME DELIVER!" RATES Dally 35c per week BY MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Within 50 miles of BIytheTiUe 18.00 per yen More than 50 miles from Blytberllle $18.00 per year igiiiniiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiininniNiiiiininiiniiini Service* By COBB FUNERAL HOME INTEGRITY 2 p.m. FH- BERT SHIELDS, day, Cobb chapel. Apartments 1100 WILLOW-20 UNITS ELEGANCE-LUXURY-GRACIOUS LIVING You will find these spacious two-bedroom apartraents nestled among Blythevllle's most luxurious homes. Surrounded by natural virgin trees, nevei before has gracious southern charm incorporated BO many elegant features: Individually controlled aentral air conditioning and heat j complete built-in •lectric kitchens with wfrigerator, rang* and disposal j ceramic tile baths with, dressing vanity) deep pile carpets and custom draperies; spacious Hying and diningareas; double closets i private balconies; master T.V. antenna system; extra »tor»ge is provided; adequate off-street parking; free building and grounds maintenance; resident manager 24 hour security} large swimming pool and recreational area,; mak«» ttiete apartment* the epitome .«( graalout living. The Heritage Apartment* are lcoat*d at 1100 Willow convenient to shopping and downtown facilities. Something so very different in luxurious apartment living! Different ..... Because our'Rates are not kunriout . . „ £u* our Apartment* Are I A few vnits are still available, for appointment phone PO ' ' THOMPSON REAL ESTATE GO. 1000 NORTH SECOND STREET BLYTHEVILLE ARKANSAS (Ark.) fourler tfew» — Ttiursday, April Jg, 1MI — Page Ntae ACTION (Continued from Pile One) salaries and bases their decision in compliance with the minimum wage law. This law states that the minimum set now is only $1.15 an hour, so these employes are being paid more than is required with an additional raise planned for them next year," he said. "As for the bus drivers, they are paid $1,23 an hour, with salaries set by the school board, and again this is higher than the amount required by the minimum wage law. "Actually getting bus drivers is a problem for the school district," Williams continued, "be cause most of these men can only work about three hours per day. "With the exception of one man who is drawing social security and driving a bus, the rest are holding this job on a art-time basis and have another regular full - Ume job," Williams said. "We try to give the men as much extra time as possible with road trips for sports events and so forth, but this still doesn't involve enough work to attract a driver on a full-time "There is one solution to this problem which has been tried in other school districts and proven successful, and that is to hire women bus drivers," Williams'said, "If enough interest could be generated with housewives or other women who would like to have a part-time job, it might be feasible to try this in our district," Williams concluded. Reagan Slips in Poll LOS ANGELES (AP) - A majority of Calii'ornians still approve of Ronald Reagan's performance as governor, the State Poll indicates, but the margin has slipped slightly. The poll, conducted by Don M. Muchmore, found 51 per cent of the voters approving of the way Reagan is handling his job, against 53 per cent in both March and September 1967. Meetings to Be Held INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) -*.^ The Indianapolis City Council |?V will begin holding its regular bi- ',-v monthly meetings throughout i''.{ the city this summer. Thomas £4 C< Hasbrook, council president vj said neighborhood meetings jjj were recommended by the Pre ident's Advisory Commission Civil Disorders. HERMON C. JONES Bntlness Men's Assurance Co. 555 So. Perkins Extended Suite 404 Ph. 682-9641 : ' Memphis,' Tennessee Insurant for Estate Planalnf Key Man - • Partnership • Cori poratlon - Group Pension - Retirement - dospltallzatloi ''Announcing! ALL-NEW Admiral Color TV with exclusive ,,-YEAK WAIWAXTY on Color Picture Tubes The Sheffield Maple; Veneers Masterpiece Color Television Featuring AFC. 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