The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1968 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 7, 1968
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pin fv» — ilylhwffl* (Art ,f Cburter few — Tu«8»jr, May T, 1SW NAVY SIGHTS will be set on this supersonic Flrebee II, latest remote control, high performance turbojet target. Now being tested, the Flrebee II is a blend of conventional Hpenonlc alrframe design and engineering innovation. Daily Record e. S. Weather Bureau KTJ Agricultural Service JP Keller, Ark. gSeneral Weather Features— Tfie turbulent weather asso- cffied with the storm system in tHE plains Is expected to move 1(31 Arkansas today amid to- ntfht. Early morning thunder- stovers visited northwest Arkansas and are now moving eastward across the state. These ®fers will have a tendency tgSlle out with stronger lines ottthunderstorms forming lat ej||oday and tonight and mov- \ng: eastward across the state, llpfch cooler air is likely to over- sjmd the state Wednesday afternoon and night. Thursday may well be a chilly for Arkansas resi- gSTeather Effects on Agriculture—The central and north delta has been more fortunate ijfgnissing recurring rains than tjfi«; south delta. However, the eltire delta Is in for more rain tonight and Wednesday. This wffl delay field work for much She rest of the week in areas receiving heavier showers. Sol temperatures have warmed only-Slowly after several chilly nights and a plunge in soil temperatures are likely Wednesday night and Thursday ihorning when the cooler air covers the state. The average two-Inch soil temperatures for Monday were Keiser, 69; Marked Tree, 73; Marianna, 71, anc Stuttgart, 66. ; yesterday's high — 78 i Overnight low — M i Precipitation previous 24 hours (to T a.m. today) — none . Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—14.80 :. Sunset today — 7:48 : Sunrise tomorrow — 6:05 This Date a Year Aro ' Yesterday's high — 72 ; Overnight low — 53 : Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—ll.M Chair Stolen ; MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. AP) r- A mink fur chair didn't las long at a shop in downtown Min neapolis. A spokesman at the shop told police Monday the |lO,000 chair was stolen during the weekend by thieves who broke in through the front door. : Miss Salibd ;- Services for Miss Selma (Sallie) Saliba were conducted in St. Stephen's Episcopal Church today. : Pallbearers were mcnarc Becker, George Muir, Eddie galiba, Louis George, Joe Saliba, Pete Thompson and Jim Killett. . J. L. Star key : Johnnie Lee Starkey a mechanic in Manila died yesterday morning at his home. He was 45. , He leaves his wife, A n n i« Jewel Starkey; i One son, George Starkey of Manila; i Two daughters, Miss Jonna jitarkey and Miss Lydia Starkey, both of Manila; . r His mother, Mrs. Betsy English of Manila; .' And two sisters, Mrs. Lydia (Gilbert of Manila and Mrs. {Helen Johnson of Hammond, Ind. : Funtral »«rvices will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First •Methodlit Church in M a n i 1 • with Rev. Jack Glais officiating. Burial will be in Manila jCemotery with Howard Funeral ftrviot in charge. Markets Open High Low Chicago Wheat May . 133V4 134V< 133% July . 137ft 137'/s 137 Sept . 141 141% . 140% Chicago Soybeans May . 27014 271% 270Vz July . 273V4 273% .273V4 Aug . 272% 272% 272% New York Stocks Texas GS ..-. Chrysler ;•.'.RCA ..... AT&T ....... Dow Xerox GM Pan Americ Ford W'house .j US Steel ..:vr... Curtis Pub Comsat Amer. Motors Sears Parke Davis Gen. Elect Beth. Steel Reynolds Tob Standard NJ Holiday Inn Ark-La Last 133% 137% 141 271 273% 272% Undecided! LOS ANGELES (AP)-Where the blue Pacific gently wahes the sunny shores of Southern California, everybody knows that Dick Annotico loves Carol Appel. The trouble is, Carol can' make up her mind. So- Last Wednesday she got a bundle of record albums of love songs in the mail. On Thursday a bouquet o flowers three feet wide came to the door. .On Friday, a 500-word tele gram. On Saturday, a big newspaper ad. On Sunday, a 13-page love let ter. On Monday, two 30-second ra dio commercials asking for her hand in marriage. "I'm impressed," says Carol a 26-year-old divorcee with two children Andy, 3, and Hobby, 6 "But, seriously, I haven't made up my mind yet." Records Found WHATELY, Mass. (AP) Children playing in an attic have found town records missing 121 years. The records, dating to the incorporation of this western Massachusetts town in 1771, hac been thought lost in 1847 when a fire destroyed the home ol James M. Craft, a former selectman who was writing a town history. But former Selectman William Sanderso said Monday his grandchildren found the records during the weekend in the attic of his house, which, he bought from the Craft family estate some time ago. PBlVILEdEI AUTHORIZED Al SECOND CLASS MAIL ZIP - 7tti5 Birrr W. Hiln«s, PublUh 3rd »t Wilnut St. BIjthlTlll*. Ark. PubUthtd dill; nce . t lundu * "*• HOME DELIVERY RATII Bail? 35c per met Iff MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCF Wllhln M *llr. of BI,tb«IU. T*' J»*« iMltein B(jth«rtUl Hudson Rites 2 Wednesday Albert N. Hudson, 72, a re- Jred farmer of the 40 and 8 community, died last night in Chickasawba Hospital. • Born in Clifton, Tenn., he had lived here since 1936. He was a member of the Westsid* Church of Christ. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Iba Hudson; Four daughters, Mrs. Guy Samples and Mrs. Alex Davis, both of Blytheville., Mrs. Mamie Osborn of East St; Louis, 111. and Mrs. John Kamler of Nashville, Tenn,; Six sons, Wallace Hudson, James Hudson, Cletus Hudson and Jerry Hudson,"-all of Blytheville, : Roscoe Hudson of ' ctfgo and John W. Hudson of Locust Grove, Okia.; A sister, Mrs. Barney Woods of Humboldt, Tenn.; Thirty - one grandchildren and 23 great - grandchildren. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Cobb Funeral Home chapel, Lowell Blasingame officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bert Hardesty, N. C. Patterson, W. T. Metzger, Elvis Robinson, Marvin Elliott, Gerald Cassidy and Charles Langston. (Continned from Page One) were in good shape were on fairly high ground. The passageway, with a floor much like a gentle roller coaster, has a 20 degree slope as it falls away from the entrance. The 10 miners not heard from were, at the end of the shaft at its lowest part. There were attempts to drill air holes from the top of the mountain to let in fresh air and possibly lower food to the entombed men. . . One of the problems confronting rescue units was that of the pumps' inability to drain the water as fast as it rose. WEATHER (Continued from page one) was "discouraging, of 'course, but not "a tragedy,"'B 11 b'rey said. Right now, a warm rain would make the world look just about perfect to the average farmer, he continued. * * * 'Our lower wheat acreage is looking pretty good," Bilbrey reported. The wheat acreage is down this year because, of the unusually unkind weather of 1967-68. There were the heavy fall rains and on the heels of this was the most severe winter in many years. . Some wheat never got planted and some of that which did get planted never came up to a stand. "A lot of wheat was plowed up this spring when it never made a stand. I'd say we lost thousands of acres of it." It was a very poor time to lose it. The farmer, with two unusually crop years running, could have used an infusion of cash this June at wheat harvest time. Who Done It? NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — Officials know what caused 27 railroad cars to careen from the rails and release dangerous sulphur dioxide gas, but they don't know who caused it. Southern Pacific Railroad spokesmen said someone appar- Bid Rejected LOS ANGELES (AP) - A $55,000,bid for .actor- George Raft's home was rejected at an auction Sunday by' a "Chicago concern which recently took possession for a $73,000 debt. A collection of Raft's personal belongings, including a foreign Legion uniform left over from a movie, cigaret lighters- and comb and brush sets, were auctioned-for $300. Raft,-72, Is now living in Century City, a Los Angeles suburb. Flip, Flop ELLIS, Kan. (AP) -.Strong winds battered western Kansas Monday afternoon—just ask Earl Hppp, 45, of Navato, Calif. Ho'pp was pulling a camper trailer behind his car west of Ellis when a . gust of wind knocked the trailer on its side. Moments later a gust from the other direction flipped the trailer back on its wheels. The only damage was a broken window and a bent trailer hitch. The Kansas Highway Patrol confirmed Hopp's story. ently broke a lock to move a siding switch. Three boys,, 8, 9 and 10, were taken into custody but released. The derailment Saturday caused $500,000 damage to the freight cars, officials said, plus damage .to a train overpass. A 62-year-old man riding the rails, the only person injured, was treated for lung irritation and abrasions. SPIRITED RBSPOMSt '.t CORBY, Pa. (AP)'.- A floor rug dropped through a hole in the back seat, fell on a hot muffler arid set afire a car carrying four Roman Catholia' nuns. • ' - . they stopped Russell Ding- fielder, who was driving by,and asked if he had a fire extinguisher. : "No," he said, "but I do have a, can of beer." "By all means, use it," one urged him. Dlngfielder poured the foamy day. -«vC^_ ' l. WW »M«P^Ml"*»AWS S ^^ WEATHERVANE look Is achieved by model Ann Milling who wore this unusual hair style at a London fashloa allow. Money for Duds LONDON (AP) - Women prisoners in British jails can start discarding their drab uniforms for miniskirts. A government circular to prison governors says female '. prisoners will be issued 20 pounds— $48—each to buy clothes, and they can buy anything that isn't top eccentric. Those who aren't interestea in fashion can keep wearing the uniforms, the circular adds. Q - Who is the patron saint of. the Bdy'Scouts? ; A - -St. George. Services By COBB FUNERAL HOME INTEGRITY ALBERT N. HUDSON, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Cobb chapel. NBiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii'iiniiiiiiniiiiiiNninniiiiiinni PRO 'Vfl? 'Stream ^/ O «—<— e— <—<•*• washes away what your toothbrush leaves behind '?4 M Save $10.34 when you buy a new PRO Look for the special display carton that contains •MMMafePMBMIMlMMaHMlMI^ Six FREE Double Duty Toothbrushes ~T>ROll Regular Retail 89/ each; total value $5.34 Available At: HI WAY DRUGS OWEN'S DRUGS BARNEY'S DRUGS WEDNESDAY STEAK SANDWICH BEST BARGAIN IN BLYTHEVILLE (NO LIMIT) c (See This Paper For Next Wednesday's Special) SOYBEANS FOR SALE • NON-CERTIFIED HILL • NON-CERTIFIED LEE • NON-CERTIFIED PICKETT R. D. HUGHES GIN CO. POplar 3-3141 POplar 3-4400 PLENTY OF WATER makes the difference And our goal is always to provide plenty of water... when and where you need it. BLYTHEVILLE WATER CO.

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