The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 14, 1968 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 14, 1968
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,-fiff Tw» - Blythevllle (Art.) Courier Newi - Tuesday, May 14,1W» THESE THREE TOTS were judged winners Saturday night in the Little Miss Blytheville contest, sponsored by the Jaycettes. First place went to Kimberly Michelle Ray (right), 4-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Ray of Blytheyille. The second runner- up, Cheryl Hays (center), Js the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hays .of Blytheville, and the third place winner was Carla Sue Clifton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Clifton, also of Blythevill.e (Courier News Photo) Daily Record Weather U. S. Weather Bureau Agricultural Service Kelser, Ark. General Weather Features — A diffused warm front runs on an east-west line through-Arkansas this morning. Some phenomenal rainfall totals have been reported this morning as the result of the heavy showers during the past 24 hours. Some of the largest amounts, Little Eock, 5.06; Arkadelphia, 7.70; Bismark, 7.20; Mt. Ida, 6.29 with 13.59 in the last seven days. Daytime heating will touch off additional thundershowers today but they are not expected to be as heavy or as widespread as yesterday's rain. Weather Effects on Agriculture — Heavy rains in the delta continue to plague farmer operations. The south delta is rapidly reaching the point of no return as far as cotton planting is concerned, and the additional rain yesterday in much of the area 'will keep -farmers out of the fields for at least another three or four days. Showers are still in the. forecast for today but they are expected to be mdre widely scattered and not nearly as heavy as the past few days. However, we are still in a very moist air mas and showers could still release considerable moisture in some localities. Soil temperatures dropped several degrees in the wet weather with the following two-inch av- cafges for Monday: Keiser had 68;. Marked Tree, 68; Stuttgart, 69? and Rohwer, 76. Yesterday's high — 78 Overnight low — 64 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to 7 «f.m. today! — 1.32 precipitation Jan 1 to date—li.84 Sunset today — 7:54 Sunrise tomorrow 5:59 This Date a. 1'car Ago yesterday's high — 72 Overnight low — 57 precipitation Jan. 1 to dat«—14.93 Michael Street Graveside services for Mich' ael Street, infant son of Airman and Mrs. Mike Street, will be Wednesday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Colorado Springs, Coio., with Cobb Funeral Home in charge locally. He died Saturday in Blytheville Air Force Basa Hospital shortly after birth. Markets Open High Low Chicago Wheat May . 136 136% 136 July . 138Vs 139 138% Sept . 142% 142% 142% 142% Last 136% 139 Chicago Soybeans May . IWk 272% 272'/4 Jluy . 273 273% Aug . 271% 272 272% 273 271% 272% 273V 2 271% New York Stocks Texas GS 128% Chrysler 64 RCA 51% AT & T 49% Dow SOV's Xerox 287% GM 82% Pan Americ 20% Ford 55 W'house 71% US Steel 39% Curtis Pub 7% Comsat 62% Amer. Motors 13 Sears '. 68% Parke Davis 31% Gen. Elect 90% Beth. Steel 29% Reynolds Tob 42% Standard NJ 69% Holiday Inn 62W Ark-La 37% Ark-Mo (BID) 10% Divco-Wayne 54 7 /a Two Services At Mission Rev. Vaughn Denton of Cros- settj Ark., will be the speaker at Mississippi County Union Mission in 7:15 services tonight. He will speak on the American home. Margaret and Neal Suddard will lead the musical program. On Friday at 7:15, Rev. Joseph Aldridge, pastor of the Cole Ridge Baptist Church, will speak at the Mission. The Sud- dards again will lead the musical program. Both services are open to the public. Boy Electrocuted BAWLEY, Calif. (AP) - A portable hair dryer fell into his bathtub and electrocuted Hector Ken Tom, 8. Found unconscious by his parents, Mr. and Herman Tom, the boy did not respond to treatment with a re- sucitator. Seal Bit Him SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Malcolm Coulter, member of a birdwatching expedition to the bleak Farallon Islands in the Pacific 26 miles west of here, vis$ flown to the mainland by Coast Guard helicopter for treatment of an elephant seal bite on the shin. •The elephant seal, said £ zoologist, is "not vicious ordinarily. However, if you irritate them, they will insp." dedicated to the highest standards ot service COBB FUNERAL HOME if a member of NATIONAL SELECTED MORTICIANS on International Association of funeral Director* with a code of e/.hics dedicated to serve and protect the public inttrat. • MCMBCR BY INVITATION Cobb Funeral Home BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. John Manning Services for John Manning, 79, who died Saturday, will be 1 p.m tomorrow at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with Rev. P. J. James officiating. Burial will be in Carr Cemetery at Armorel, Home Funeral Home in charge. { Born at Halls, Tenn., he was a Calumet resident for 22 years He moved to Mississippi County in 1916 as a farm worker. He.leaves two cousins, Mrs. Corine Taylor of Battle Creek, Mich., and Mrs. Grace Richerson of Blytheville. Remember Pay Your Paper Boy A. M. Roundup (Continued from Page One) directly after state governmental offices. / THE MISSISSIPPI COUNTY Association for Re- larded Children will sponsor a summer day camp for children enrolled in special education, according to Mrs. Borum Alexander and Mary Alexander, co-directors for the project. The camp will be held in the Women's Exhibit Build, ing in Walker Park from July 15 through the 19, beginning at 9 a.m. each day and ending at 1:30 p.m., the directors said. Students of high school or college. age interested in serving as councilors for the camp may get additional information by calling PO 3-3123, officials said. VIETNAM (Continued from Page One) most or all of the passengers were Vietnamese. The plane reportedly was hit a it was taking off, crashed into the side of a mountain and exploded. An estimated 5,000 North Vietnamese troops had threatened to overrun the camp about miles southwsst of Da Nang, and U.S. planes evacuated nearly 1,700 allied troops and civilians. "We evacuated our troops and elected to bomb the hell out of the North Vietnamese, which we're doing right now," a U.S. officer said. He said the camp was not protecting any major population center nor was it astride any major infiltration route but "was part of a screen, useful to stop infiltration through the area or an occupancy of the enemy." . Nineteen Americans . were killed and 125 were wounded fighting a rear-guard action to cover the evacuation. South Vietnamese casualties have not been reported,. but the U.S. Command estimated that at least 300 of the enemy were killed in the ground fighting that began last Friday, . The U. S. Command said the camp would be moved to a new site. The B52 bombers have flown 13 missions around Kham Due in the last two days, dropping more than 500 tons of bombs on suspected troop concentrations. It was believed tlie North Vietnamese troops had moved against the camp from sanctuaries in Laos, about 14 miles to the west. With the enemy's nine-day offensive against Saigon declared j crushed, Australian, South Vietnamese and American infantrymen on sweep missions engaged units in seven clashes Monday from four to 29 miles from the capital. Allied casualties were reported light. In air raids on North Vietnam's southern panhandle, U.S. Jilots said their bombs hit two lighway bridges Monday near Vinh, 145 miles above the demilitarized zone and about 25 miles below the 19th parallel. Wyoming Was First The Wyoming territorial leg- slature granted women the right to vote in 1859, although national suffrage for women did not come until 1920 with the 19th amendment to the Constitution. OSCEOLA (Continued from Page One) constitution, so T feel the council should approve the petition," Hyatt said. Wiygul then ashed for a vote and the petition was passed with all but Morgan voting for it. * * * • Bids were received on police cars from three dealers, Tim Bowles M.o t o r Company, Buchanan Chevrolet and L o' u i s George Motor Company. Included in the bids was a possibility, of a leasing term. for cars, allowing the city to * atT ', h ?y j u |J A ° not believe^tha buy one car from each dealer and then, at. the end of six PEACE (Continued from Page One) public position but indicate pr] vatcly to the United States tha Hanoi would de-escalate if John son ended the bombing. Another is to treat .th« problem not aS a stalemate over de escalation but as a block to car tying the talks into a new phase. This could bi circua vented by discussing in detai now the long-range problems o peace involved in de-escalation Conceivably this discussion, if i went well, could move both na tiofts closer to a full-scale peac conference and make reduction in military operations more at tractive to both. Xuan Thuy gave some indica tion Monday that-such handling of the issue might be acceptabl to him. He said "we wish to bb tain a clear and • positive an swer" from the United States o the end of bombing hilt indicated he is willing to wait for th answer to develop "during thes official conversations.' Behind such maneuvering i almost total distrust by eaci government that the other wil be honest or make deals withou deceit. North Vietnamese diplomats are reported to have told Wes terners privately, for .example months pr one year, trading the car in for a new one and paying only $100 per each month they had used the old car. Thus at the end of six months a new car would cost $600 or $1200 for one year. The council decided to ask each of. the three dealers to bid on trading in a 1967 Ponliac, presently used by the p o 1 i c e force; and investigate the possibility of leasing new cars on the $100-per-month basis. the United States will withdraw its troops from South Vietnam and abandon bases in which i has invested vast amounts o: money and blood. Harriman's reiteration Mon day that "we are prepared to withdraw our forces as your side withdraws" and his assurance that "we desire ho bases in South Vietnam" are assumed ti carry little conv^tiori with the North Vietnamese. U.S. officials are known to be W. L. Colemon .Services for Willie Lee Coleman, who died Saturday at Kennedy Veteran's Hospital in Memphis, will be noon tomorrow at Nehemiah Temple, Rev. John Moore, officiating. Burial will be in Memphis' National Cemetery, Thursday at 11 a.m., with Home Funeral Home in charge. A veteran of World War II, ie was 54 years old. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Ethel Coieman of Blytheville; Six sons, Richard Coieman and Eddie Coieman, both of Flint, Mich., Willie L. COleman Jr., Clyde B. Coieman, Joseph eman and Ronald Coieman, all of BJytheville; Ten daughters, Mrs. Ethel Sims of Flint, Willie Mae Coie- man, Dorothy Coieman, Thelma Coieman, Sandra Coieman, Terry Coieman, Brenda Coieman, Deborah Coieman and Mrs. Rosetta Humph, all of Blytheville and Bonnie Coieman of Little Rock. Suicide Writer YUCAPA, Calif. (AP) — Inside • a sealed refrigerator, police say, young William B Moore wrote of his ordeal. "It is 1 old's note a.m.," the declared. 17-year- 'I have sealed the inside with masking tape. . "I have taken sleeping pills. 1 have an awful taste. "Moisture is condensing on the walls. There's a lack of oxygen. Pass out soon. Feel like fainting." On both sides of a paper and one side of a piece of cardboard were scribbled "G o o d b y," "Thanks," "Love," and other words illegible. The notes and a flashlight were found Wednesday night beside the boy's body in the refrigerator in a shed behind his home. Four student friends said they received letters from young Moore' saying that he intended to take his life. No reason was given. A .brother, a grandchildren. sister and 12 Unsolved Mystery Believed lost in a heavy gale he USS Grampus, carrying a crew of 65 officers and men, was last seen on March 14, 1843. The mystery of its disap- learance has never been solved. FB1V1LEGE8 AUTHORIZED 48 SECOND CLASS MAIL Bljthesllln Courier NIWI BLVTHEVILLE, ARK. ZIP - 72315 Harry W. Halnes, Publish!! 3rd at Walnut 8t BlvtheTille, Ark. Published dally except Sunday Second class pottagt pain at Blytheville. Ark. In Blvthevllle Mid towns In the Blytheville trade territory. HOME DELIVER V RATES Daily 35c per week BY MAIL PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Within so mUes of BljthwIUe 58.00 per jo* M*w« than 50 miles from «!.00 per year A BLYTHEVItLE STUDENT, Joe Pride (left), son W Mr. and Mrs. .Joe P. Pride, left Monday for Detroit, Mich., where he will compete in the International Science Fair. Pride was the winner of the State Science Fair held in Arkadelphia, Ark., in March making him eligible for the Detroit contest. He will be accompanied on the trip by his biology instructor, Dewayne Miller (right), and will be in competition with approximately 400 other students from all over the world. (Courier News Photo) > . extremely skeptical about North Vietnam's intentions. They fear that Hanoi's real purpose is not to make peace on any compromise terms but to create weakness and mistrust in the allied camp and use talk of peace to help them take over South Vietnam. A major concern of U:S. policymakers : is to .prevent a vedge being driven between.the Washington and Saigon governments by Hanoi. Hiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Services By COBB FUNERAL HOME INTEGRITY MICHAEL STREET, Wednef. day, Colorado Springs, Colo. four Choice 3 DIAMOND PRINCESS RING Or 3 DIAMOND DINNER RING 3 Brilliant diamonds set f m the newest' IQ-KT. Gold mounting. SAVE AT »4 1 DRIIFUS' > I II 8 Ways to Buy, • Cash • Charge • Lay-A-Way . MAN'S GENUINE CATS EYE OR SIGNET RING Maitiv* ity]*d fo glvt ^ , yam of wearing pltni- uro. 10 Karat natural Your Choice S1Q95 19 Ways to Buy: • Cash • Charge • Lay-Away PLENTY OF WATER mokes the difference Andourgoalis always to provide plenty of ivater... when and where you need it. BLYTHEVILLE WATERCO.

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