The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1966 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 27, 1966
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ROK Troops Kill 300 VC in 5 Day Sweep Jlytt«vtn> (Alt.) ttutlSf Ktwt » Tutidiy. BtstainlXf ff, MM- HfS Hill TRIAL By ROBERT TUCKMAN (forces opposing the Communists SAIGON, South Viet Nam " (AP) — Infantrymen of ttie South Korean Tiger Division reported killing 92 Viet Cong today to run the total enemy dead to 300 in five-days of mountain fighting near south Viet Nam's central coast. While the Tiger Division drove against the Communists in the Phu Cat Mountains, 4,000 more troops of the 9th Korean White Horse Division landed In Viet Nam. The new arrivals, making up the division's 29th Regiment, raised to 36,500 the Korean there. Elsewhere in South Viet Nam, only scattered, small ground action w as reported. But the U.S. air offensive over North Viet Nam continued and giant B52 bombers again plastered Communist infiltration routes in the demilitarized zone. U.S. planes attacked oil and supply dumps in North Viet Nam Monday and dropped 500- pound bombs on Communist storage areas in the demilitarized zone. The flying eight-engine bombers, in from Guam before Daily Record Weather U> S. Weather Boreas Agricultural Service Keiser, Ark. Showers and thundershower activity is moving across extreme north Arkansas this mom- Ing; The thundershowers will die out but re-form this afternoon especially in north Arkansas. Shower activity will be less prevalant in the south of the state. Tomorrow the shower activity should be over and a pleasant day is in the offing Wednesday. Yesterday's highs ranged from the mid 70s ta the extreme northeast to the 80s elsewhere topped by 91 at Fort Smith. Overnight lows generally were in the low .60s. The cotton harvest will move slowly this week in Arkansas but should pick up speed next week. Some scattered work will continue in the south Delta but with sloudy conditions and the threat or rain the defoliating conditions will be poor in the north Delta and should be delayed for more favorable weather. Yesterday's High—85 Overnight low—68 Precipitation previous 24 hou?a (to 7 a.m. todny)—none -• Precipitation Jan. 1 to date— 37.58 Sunset today—5;50 Sunrise tomorrow—5:52 This Date a Year Age yesterday's high—73 Overnight low—51 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—42.16 Markets Chicago Wheat Dec Uar flay COUNTY Open ffiEfi Low Last 180% 185% 187% 182 187% 189 180Vi 185 3 /4 187% Chicago Soybeans Nov. Jan. Mar. .296% 301% 299% 304V4 296% 301% 306% 181 187 187% 298% 303% 308!4 New York Stocks N Y STOCKS Texas GS J Ihrysler 37% RCA ' 45V4 A. T. & T 51% Dow 57% Xerox 184V4 GM 76% Pan Amer 54% Ford 42% Westinghouse 47% U. S. Steel 37% Curtis Pub 11% Comsat 43% Amer. Motors 10 Sears 51% Parke Davis 26V General Electric 87 5 / Beth. Steel 29V Reynolds Tobacco 35% Standard N. J 63« Holiday Inn 34V 4 Ark-La SSVfc Ark-Mo 10% Divco-Wayne 24V S wn today also unloaded tons 1 explosives on North Vietnam- e supply dumps inside the ffer zone. Augmenting these heavy 'ikes, smaller tactical bomb rs struck at the western corner the demilitarized zone. Air orce F4 Phantoms pounded a uck park and an oil dump and ots reported five secondary plosions and eight fires from eir strikes. Over North Viet Nam Mon- iy, American strike bombers ew 121 missions and the raids st them one plane. A spokes- an said an F105 Thunderchief as shot down and the pilot is issing. It was the 387th plane ported lost over the north in e war. The raids ranged from the anoi-Haiphong areas down to e southern panhandle and pits claimed destroying or dam' ging 33 cargo barges, 16 idges, 13 antiaircraft gun sites nd 10 trucks. Among bridges t, Air Force pilots claimed ey destroyed two railroad pans and damaged another ong the northwest rail line unning from Hanoi on tSie Rec iver valley to Communist Chia. Air Force F105 Thunderchiefs ounded an oil storage area 40 miles northwest of Hanoi, the ommunist capital, with 750- xmnd bombs. Pilots said they eft a huge fire. Navy pilots from the carrier iriskany claimed they knocket ut three buildings and dam ged a fourtii in a North Viet amese military storage depot (Continued from Page One) Mrs. Bill Steinsiek, Mrs. Oscar Fendler, Mrs. Elbert Johnson, Mrs. Leon Burrow, Mrs. L. D. Tucker; Mrs. Jerry Cohen, Mrs. Bertha May Stuart, Mrs. George Fisher, Mrs. Nola Howard, George Wiggs, Glenn Horner, James Gardner; Rupert M. (Buzzie) Crafton, Nick Rose, Paul Cooley, E. M. Terry, Ross D. Hughes, W. H. O'Keefe, C. C. Langston Jr.,.Bill Bracey, Max Logan; Herman Oden, Arnold Miller, Byron Morse, David Miles, Vance Henderson, John Ed Regenold and Dan Blodgett. (Some observers have questioned t h e eligibility of Oden and Blodget for the Court on grounds thai both are employed by the county currently.) Two men, E. M. Holt and Charley Bancroft, had previous ly qualified for J.P. positions in the Democratic and Republican primaries, respectively. Other J.P. filees during the weekend rush included: Monroe Township (Oscola): Mrs. Mitchll Moor, Mrs. Jim Hyatt, Mrs. Ralph Wilson, Joe W. Rhodes Jr. and Arthur Rogers Jr. Dyess Township: N. C. Williams, Vern Greer and Bill Noblin. Clear Lake: Charlie Lutes; Little River: R. G. Edwards; Hickman: W. E. Hays; Hector: John Stevens and W. L. Wei- burn; Bowen: Vic Hyde and Carl Ledbetter; Half Moon^W. H. Richardson and T. J. Richardson; Swain: Charles Moore. Among those who had qualified for J.P. positions in the primaries were Vance Dixon, Clear Lake; Bryan Bonds and William Taylor Jr., Little River; C. B. ' Ga'uf, and Fred Boyd.Neal; Tom H. Callis and Hays Sullivan- Burdette; Chuncey Denton: Whitton; H. A. Segraves, Charles W. Bowles, and H. A. Nicholson: Carson; Charles R. Coleman, Ernest Boothe, George Rains and William Alexander: Monroe (Osceola); A. T. Tipton and 0. B. Wag- World Deaths PLATTE. S.D. .AP) - James Robbins, 50. Detroit industrialis and sportsman, was killed Mon day when his small jet airplam exploded. PROVIDENCE, R. I. (AP) Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Ham mons (ret), 85, a former na tional commander in chief the US. Spanish War Veterans died Sunday. Hammond wa among the first U.S. troops t land in Cuba during the Span ish-American war. PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Dr. Paul Tillett, 43, professor o political science and associat director of the Eagleton Inst tute of Politics at Rutgers Un vevsity, died Monday He joine the Rutgers staff in 1957 afte having taught the University c Nebraska and Princeton Univei sity. ner; Big Lake; W. tot, Jr.* Fletcher. F. Permen- Eariybird Gets The Worm SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An armored car driver arrive at Valley Motor Lines Monda !o make his wekely pickup o the firm's money sack. But th money wasn't there. Neither was the other "a mored car driver" who, dresse like the real article, got ther first, took charge of the sac and strolled away with $6,000. Other Causes Claim 1,100 Viet Gl's WASHINGTON (AP) most 1,100 American A srevic men have died in Viet Nam u touched by enemy fire. This little-known statistic the war is reflected under wh the Petagon describes ; 'casualties not the result of a tinns by hostile forces." From Jan. 1, 1961, throug last Sept. 17, there were 1,OS victims listed in this categor Helicopter acidehts took 2 lives, fixed-wing plane acciden another 138 and 743 died fro other causes not directly nlati to combat. ID Saigon, South Viet Nam's ew Constituent Assembly con- ened today to write a new con- titution and restore civilian ule to the war-torn nation. Premier Nguyen Cao Ky told he opening session that South 'let Nam i> entering "an era of emocracy, peace and prosperi- y" ' but that the nation still aces "many trials and difficulties." The chief of state, Gen. Nguy- n Van Thiue, urged the assem- ly to "respond to the confi- ence of the people who believe emocracy is the best weapon ,o win over communism." The 117-member assembly, lected Sept. 11, is supposed to draft a new constitution in the next six months, paving the way or elections some time next year. South Viet Nam has been rfthout a constitution since the jverthrow of President Ngo Dinh Dienj in November 1963. In the ground fighting in South Viet Nam, the U.S. command reported scattered activity in the coastal area and near the demilitrized zone. OBITUARY Mr.s B. K. Dukes Mrs. Beulah Kennedy Dukes mother of Mrs. Charles C ..angston Sr. of Number Nine died this morning at Chicka iawba Hospital. Services will be held at i.m. Thursday in Greenville Kentucky, with Gary Funera lome in charge. Howard Funeral Service charge locally. (Cwtfmfti MM ft* CM) for his itaument to be taken M criticism of the court but merely that he felt that tome Negroes in Lowndtt County were inclined to be so-called "Uncle Toms." The attorney general apologized to the court for the poni- bility that the statement could be misconstrued and Thagard accepted the apology. An FBI undercover agent was expected to tell his eyewitness story of the Liuzzo slaying for the fourth time after the testimony began. The state's key witness once again was expected to be Gary Thomas Rowe Jr., a former Sir mingham bartender who said he joined the Ku Klux Klan to get information for the FBI. At three earlier trials, two in state court and one before a federal jury, Rowe testified he was in a car with Thomas and two othr Klansmeh—Collie LeRoy Wilkins and William Orvllle Eaton—when gunshots fired from the car killed Mrs. Liuzzo, 38. Rowe said Wilkins, a Fairfield, Ala., auto mechanic took a .38 caliber pistol handed to him U.S. March Thomas, rat* ins, KM end flrtd poM t Mm. Lluuo'i ear u intfl AvtrtMk h*r «ri 6 DM olftit 41 K, 1WJ. fh* DWfoit ltd take* fart in th» tfch. i, Wllkini and Baton cted tor murder. WilK- M first trial in state ltd with a deadlocked i finally acquitted. Ea- a resident of t airfield, heart attck before he brought to trial on the ndictment. H*w«v«r, all three Nansmen were tried In federal court on civil rights conspiracy chafes growlni tut 6f tht Llutio killing and each wa* sentenced to 10 year* in pfiwn. their convic* tlotti art on appeal to thi 4th U.S. Cirouirt Court Of Appeal*. the Florida Beverage Department estimate* that 3 million gallons of moonshine are sold In that state each year — a tax loss of $9 million for the state and $45 million for the Federal Government. »»•••••••«••••*§»••••• ••*••••••• ••*••*•••• •**** ftf CU* « FUNERAL HOMt lotMTitj ;: CHAJU.IS <3. BTJSgrr, » p.m., Tuesday, First Bcptist Chunk of Lepknto. •'. KNAPP SHOES Malcolm R. Johnston 1104 Laurant Ave. Caruthersville, Mo. Airplane Spraying ** 2-Woy Radio - Better Customer Service Gene Hood Flying Service DEPENDABLE — EXPERIENCED — INSURED Blythevilla — Phoni PO 3-3410, PO 3-4242 Manila — Phon« 561-4532 Charles Hussey Services Held Charles C. Hussey, retired : armer and longtime resident of Lepanto, died yesterday in West Memphis. He was 72. Mr. Hussey had moved to West Memphis from Lepanto wo years ago. He was a Baptist. Services were held today at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lepanto, with Rev. John H. Colbert in charge. Burial was in Potter Cemetery in Lepanto. Mr. Hussey leaves five sons, Charles C. Hussey Jr. of Nettleton, Miss., Jimmy H. Hussey of Tupelo, Miss., Joe Hussey of luka, Miss., Charles Cupid Hussey of Independence, Mo., and Paul J. Hussey of Reiser; Six daughters, Mrs. Ruth Black of Tupelo, Miss., Mrs. Mary Alice Jobs of Washington, D.C., Anna Lou Hussey of Lepanto, Mrs. Sandra Simmons of West Memphis, Mrs. Kay Morgan of West Ridge, and Mrs. Martha Vaughn of Benton Harbor, Mich.; Two sisters, Mrs. Mable Schumpert and Mrs. Myrtle Estes, both of Tupelo, Miss.; And 11 grandchildren. Cobb Funeral Home Is ta charge. Dan Merehison Services for Dan Merchinson, 83, will be tomorrow at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Baptist church at Shefford, Ark., with Rev. Cooney officiating. Burial will be in St. Mark Cemetery under the direction of Home Funeral Home. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Berth Merchinson; Four daughters, Mrs. Robert Barnett of Earls, Ark., 1 Mrs. Estella Ware of Joiner, Mrs. Fanny B. Simms of Chicago and Mrs. Ella Wee Evans of Milwaukee; Two sisters, Mrs. Belle Brown and Mrs. Nancy Newson,, both of Rudille, Miss. The Egyptians considered the onion a symbol of etetnity because of its layer-on-layer eon liructloB. Now- U. S. 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Not all of us are called upon ta fight in the jungles of Vietnam, but while our men are there, in the front lines of a distant land, none of us can remain aloof on the sidelines. We must all do our share—in every way we can—to support our men in Vietnam. One sure way is open to all Americans through the Savings Bond program." 2S YEARS CF * Star-Spangled * * Security * HELP STRENGTHEN AMERICA'S PEACE POWER Buy U. S. Savings Bonds uottraMe* wtth *• Dapartma*

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