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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 30, 1966
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PH» Eight - Mythtvfflt (Ark.) Cpurltr Km - FrMay,;fc|»timl*r % **• •! IN* I • Civil Rights By JAA1ES MARLOW AP News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) - Stokely Carmichael, though never clear about it, shouts, "black power" in a country where -Negroes are only about 10 per cent of a population now numbering around 200 million. So far this year at least .39 cities have been hit by racial violence. What good does this do Negroes? In some cases the riots may induce federal, state or city governments to do more about Negro housing and , employment. But at the same time it antagonizes a lot of whites, many of whom have been sympathetic to the problems of Negroes. Whatever kind of power Carmichael has in mind; it's still a,dream. The whites have the real power. 'And this year, amid growing white antagonism, the civil rights cause has been hurt. Moderate-minded Negro leaders, like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., take a dim view of Negro violence. King said this month the civil rights movement has made too much progress through nonviolence to resort to violence now. Yet, this week ofl a CBS television program, With Mike Wallace interviewing a number of Negro leaders, one of them, Daniel Watts, editor of Harlem's "Liberator" p'aper, spoke contemptuously of moderate Negro leaders. 1 "House niggers," he called them. . He said he meant Roy Wilkins, executive secretary of the National Association for the .Advancement ,of Colored. People; King, head of the Southern Christian'. Leadership Conference; and Whitney M. .Yourtg, executive director of the National Urban League. . , Watts. talked , of forcing the white community to negotiate with Negroes. He didn' explain that. But how }0 ,per cent of the population can. force the other 90 per cent to do anything,it doesn't want-to do was also left unclear. . . * * * Carmichael, head of' the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is always vague oh what he. means by "black power," what it would' consist of and how it could be obtained. . He was present Sept. 6 when Negroes rioted in Atlanta arid dumped the mayor off an automobile. Later he .was 1 charged with inciting a riot. Public opinion polls show white reaction -against. Negro violence is growing, that many whites think. Uie civil : rights movement is going too fast, arid that many while liberals, pre- vibuslyl sympathetic, are turning cool. There can be little doubt-tlie white reaction -,this; month iii- fluericed senators who killed this yefo's civil rights bill and this week turned the clock back a bit on civil rights by approving a measure allowing doctors to keep white medicare patients separate from Ndgroes wnen they think it helpful.. And in 'the past few weeks politicians must have'-been stunned by what' happened in Maryland and Georgia where voters;,in the Democratic ..primaries picked their candidates for governor. • : .' In Georgia it -was a one-time restaurant owner and segrega* tionist without political'expert ence, Lester G. Maddox, who closed his restaurant rather than serve Negroes. And in Maryland it was George P.- Mahoney who has had wretched.polit- ical Kick but this year'had as his main .theme 'Opposition ito open housing. , . •>. >:•. There is grim irony in the contempt shown by extremists like Watts for -Negro ^leiders like Wilkins, King and Young. It was particularly '• ironic in:,t)ie case of Wilkins whpie; NAACP has been the greatest force, in obtaining.- civil; : righ'ts for; Ife groes. . • -; : : : ' -•' ."-.> •' For more :tlian s quarter ;of-a century . the, NAACR lias ; Wjen intensivelyfighting: the Nejfpjts; cause, and -with steady success, Walter WMe,: .WUHns!s predecessor, and tli&i Wilkin, ThurgO*&v Marshall; : the NAACP's •attorney but-how U.S. solicitor general, arid Clareiice Mitchell, the NAACP's.: .Wash- irigton representative. . It was' the moderate • Negicois like Wilkihs, Marshall and Mitchell: who made it possible for the civil rights movement ; to 'be born. • •'-.- V •• •-• 'r*L.:' •"•''!•' "• :¥V-"••''-','' •••' l '- l '- : ' 1- Paily Record .' j • .. • t •. .,•.•- • Wioth.r j U. I water Racial Truce Slops Frisco Rioting :AI*.>;:', A cold front is moving steadily -southward through north Arkansas this mofnlng. Mild conditions south of vie front to showery, blustery and much colder weather as the front moves through.the state during the day. . '..i v , A band of tliundershowers is moving along the front, arid light- rain is falling in the cool air behind the front. Some is expected to reach the Arkansas- Louisiana border by late afternoon. A temperature drop of 16 legrees was noted in two hours Fayetteville as the front moved through that area this morning. High pressure will build into he area behind the front and temperatures will fall to the 40s >y tomorrow morning especially in north Arkansas. "'•' Field activity will be halted in the north and central Delta oday and eiiiy a few hours of good harvest weather will favor he south Delta before shower activity moves into that area. Cool weather; tomorrow will be accompanied by considerable cloudiness and littb field work will be possible before Monday. The five-day forecast, 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Thursday, calls for temperatures to average six to 10 degrees below normal with continued cool trend through the middle of, next week Normal highs 78 to **. Normal ows 52 to 59. Rainfall'will average around Vt inch' north, portion to % tech in the! i south about Tuesday or Wednesday. Oversight jowrr^l... , preclplUtion prert*ui« houn (to 7.a.m. tQdiy)—none Precipitation Jin. 1 t* d»»—*7J« suhiet todayr- SM • Sunrise tomorrow—5:M Thli Date * Yen Af» Teiiterttay'i high—78 Ovemlehi 16w>7-*0 PMfclpBatton Jin. I t* d»t«—4J.48 Wh*n'f*th0 Fire? Grass fire. 1205 Denny. 3:17 p.m., yesterday. By AUSTIN SCOTT SAN FRANCISCO (AP)-Vol. unteer Negro .patrols, wearing armbands provided by police walked the streets of riot-shaken Hunters Point today in an experiment to prevent a racial truce from erupting into renewed violence. City police confined their augmented patrols to the community's business thoroughfare. ' City officials had the cooperation' of .federal authorities in their move to eliminate • what they call .the cause of the riots- Negro unemployment. San Francisco Mayor John Shelley, saying he realized he may be jeopardizing his public career, blamed racial' discrimination by labor unions and "archaic attitudes" of employer or management groups. Shelley appealed to all San Franciscans to get home by 10 p.m. and stay there until 6 a.m. He stressed that he was not placing a curfew on the entire city but asking that all streets be cleared "so that at that inspirational time of dawn we can start work on a creative and exciting program to cure our illness." The mayor met with San OBITUARY Mrs. Rouginia Green Services for Mrs. Rouginia Green, 59, will be Sunday at noon at the Westend Baptist Church with Rev. P.J. Yancey officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery with Home Funeral Home in charge. She leaves two sons, L.C. Green of BIytheville and Leroy Fips of St. Louis; Three sisters, Mrs. Cora Taylor of Bristol, Pa., Mrs. Joette Gabsten and Mrs. Jessee Green, both of Philadelphia; A brother, Joe Watson of Memphis. Mrs. Ida Hoshell Services for Mrs. Ida Brunson Hoshell, 69, who'died Saturday will be Sunday at 11 a.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Jerry Pankey officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion ,C'emetery with Crumpler Funeral Home, in charge. She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Florence Bausley . and Mrs. Charlett Lee, both of BIythe- ville; And 53 niecss and nephew*. Francisco Negro ; leaders and promised to talk with both labor leaders and private businessmen in an effort to increase nority opportunities in the city's economic structure. Shelley's telegram to Presi dent Johnson in which he asked for federal funds to attadk the 'critical unemployment situa tiori" in the Negro areas, resulted in swift action. * * * President Johnson ordered White House assistant Joseph A Califano to work on Shelley's request with Secretary'Of Labor W. Willard ,Wirtz and Sargenl Shriver, director of the Office of Economic Opportunity.' The weather,which had been in.the 90s since noting-broke oul Tuesday was expected to be cooler today. About 1,200 National Guardsmen remained on alert in encampments set up in two of San Francisco -sports arenas, Kezar Stadium and Candlestick Park, although only sporadic violence was reported overnight. About 10 leaders of the peace patrol gathered in an evening meeting at the headquarters oi the local antipoverty program and reported that there had been no incidents while they were on duty in the residential araas of Hunters Point where rioting broke out Tuesday nighl after a policeman shot and killed a Negro youth running from a stolen car. * * * An 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew was enforced in Hunters Point and in the Fillmore district, San Francisco's other major Negro community located five miles to the northeast. There were no arrests reported in those areas to swell the arrest total of 208 adults and 29 juveniles picked up since the racial strife began. And there were no new injuries. That total stands at 42, including two policemen and a fireman. However, in the racially mixed Haight-Ashbury district, which adjoins Fillmore, 60 demonstrators were arrested for violating the t p.m. curfew. Gov. Edmund G. Brown, after spending Wednesday night in San Francisco, flew back to Los Angeles Thursday.. .He told newsmen he was satisfied that military and police forces had achieved full control in die riot areas. * * . * . The jobless rat* for Negro males in the five-county San Francisco Bay area is-triple the white rate. The rate for Negro women is twice the Negro male rate. . i Markets -, OperBfkU* Us* Chicane Wheat Dec. 175H 177%-VlWi l?5Vi Mir. 18214 183% 1«2K '183% May 184V* 185% 184 18514 Chicago Soybeans : Nov. 296Vi 298K 296V< 298ft Jan. 302 303% 301% 303 Vi Mar. 306% W%.:.;306., 308V4 N«w York Stocks Texas G. S. . ............ 79% Chrysler .I.........;..... 35V4 RCA .......,:...;.'....... W AT&T .......... . ..... ...51 Dow ...........;......... 54 Xerox ........ .......... . 169% G'M .... ...... ..... ....... 74% Pan Amer 1 .............. 49V 4 Ford ;...........; ....... . « Westinghbuse ....:....-... 45% U. S.,Steel ...;...' ...... .. ! 37 Curtis;F i ub. ........:..... 10% Conisat /...:.......!' ..... 40% Anwr. Hiotors ........... 9% Sears •' :v..i. ...;:,/..•:.:.: '49% Parke Davis ............ 25 Geri.- Electric ........ ....' 83V4 Beth. Steel ".....^.<.'.... 29 Reynolds TOb. ........... 34% Standard N J.....L. ..... 6i% Holiday Inn .....I...;;... 32% Ark-La . ..... ........V... 35% Ark-Mo:... ......... ...... 10% Divco-Wayne . ..;.;.. .... 22% World Deaths ; LOS ANGELES (AP) ' - Jeatte Hoffman, 47, former New York and Los Angeles sports writer and the only woman to edit the Police Gazette, died Thursday. Miss Hoffman, ;in private life Mrs. Allan Mcln- tosh, in ricent years had been assistant to President Walter F. 6'Malley of the Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Club. NEW YORK (AP) - Lucius Millirider, 56, a band leader in the 1940s at such Harlem night spots as : ffie Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom, died Wednesday of -a' liver ailment Arkansas By Tm ASSOCUTiD PRESS H. ; Furr; : 71,!-of : ' Njjrth?, Little Sock ;died/Thursday-of .injuries he suffered in a - car-pickup truck a Little Rock intersection. : Police said Furr's triick,.col- lided with a car driven by Betty Cockrill, 20, of Little Rock. She was not seriously injured. • -. • ''.• PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) The Paragould Parking Authority announced plans Thursday to construct .off-street park- Ing facilities for 304 vehicles. The agency said it would borrow $250,000 from banks, individuals and business interests to construct the'parking lots!in the downtown.area., WASHINGTON ; ,' (AP) - The Defense Department released Thursday the names of two Arkansas; ! kiUed in 1 the Viet Nam ;, : ,' .-;,;,.;:.; . -.. ; they were iMarine 'Sgt. R,ich- ard' W.' Perry,; 'sAtiyf • Mr.' and Mrs. Wallace P.> Pfsrry.fO 1 . : near Marion;-.--abd'; Army.'.Pfc.. Jerry W. Rqss,' spn..oif jfirs.- Onita G. Ingram >ofrRne-Bliiff. '> . , HARRISON, Ark.: '(<AP) --A $150,000 bond issue to finance expansion of.the Arkansas. Die Casting Co. here was 'approved Thursday by a vote of 297-48. The bonds, to be issued under Act 9 of 19fiO, will pay for the cbnstruction of the plant and equipment for the facility. The expansion will provide 40 to 50 jobs initially and 20 or 30 additional jobs, later, plant officials say.' LITTLE ROCK (AP)-L. L. Baxter of Fayetteville has been elected chairman of the Arkansas .Industrial , Development Commission,, succeeding, .the late C. Hamilton Moses. Baxter, president of 'Arkansas Western Gas Co., was elect- «d Thunday.' ' . , The ,AIDC,•!» , resolution designating the father of industrial development; in Arkansas: Moses died last July 25. '•'; FAYETTEVILLB, Ark." (AP) -U. : S. Supreme Court. Justice William 0. Etouglas will speak at the University of Arkansas this, fall during the pistin- guish'e'd Lectures'series. Douglas will speak Oct. 27 on "The Supreme Court in American History:" . CONWAY, Ark. (AP).'- Dr. Silas Snow, president of Arkansas State Teachers.: College, said Thursday that the school's enrollment was 3,5a this fall, an all-time high. Snow said the enrollment in- eluded 1,576 freshnien,! also a record number. LITTLE ROCK (AP)— Four vacancies on county :boards of election commissioners were filled Thursday. The slate Board of Election Commissioners named the replacements for men who r* signed because of a 'law prohibiting • -commissioners . from serving on jariother board-''or cbrtimission. i James 0. Cumbertson was named to replace 0. S. Cash in Bradley County; Durward Owen to'replace R. Chester List in Jefferson Thompson to Viet Nam (Continued Iron P»i* for three Rivera showed »: "punjl" sttke (• p. boo stick cambunaged in grass for putting foot soldier, out of commissiort, and said, "Charlie even has a punji stake for our helicopters. It's much larger, though." Charlie, of course, has more conventional weapons than thaj, As Handy showed, he apparent; ly has a plentiful supply of up?, to-date Russian firearms which, reach him from North Viet Nam. "But the peculiarity of this unending war of attrition and corpse counts and jungle an>\ bushes could hardly have been better manifested than in th« idea of a punji stake hid away to impale a million-dollar piece of machinery. In U. S. Camels 1856, 60 camels were , brought to the southwestern United States and were found tij be very well - adapted to iife there. When the Civil' War bt gari, the' goyernmeht gave up the camel project. Amendments ;•' , An amendment to the C6nsti- tution becomes effective upon the'date .of ratification by the County; R. L. state making up the necessary; replace Harold three-fourths required by the 1. liUlli|Jl3VLI fcV * \.-fi***.w •—..-.• Johnson County and Richard McCnUough Jr. to replace Charles Adams in St Francis ^County. Egg-Laying Animals .All mammals bear their young alive with the exception of Australis's spiny anteater, or echidna, and the duckbill platypus.; These actually lay eggs. Four Estates The newspaper profession Is known as the Fourth Estate. The. other three art the clergy, or First Estate;;the nobility, or Second Estate; aind the common, people, or the Third Estate. Only 23 of the 146 prisoners in ,the Black Hojle : of Calcutta, were still'alive the next morning- . constitution. Septuagint •The Septuagint is the oldest Greek translation of the Old Testament, believed to h a v e been begun in the 200s B.C., in Alexandria, Egypt. The trans, lation was "ompleted before the Christian era. 7 : FUNERAL HOME •••*••••••••.•••••••••• The peace patrol was' organized by Negroes after Police Chief .Thomas Gahill agreed to keep squad cars out of the resi denfial areas of Hunters Point if residents would keep the; peace National Guardsmen ^stayed out of the picture, except to ^protect firemen 'responding 'to alarms, both real'and' falser and to help in the arrests i in the Haight-Ashbury distort. ,; Soviets Hikt Pricas MOSCOW (AP)...— Wholesale prices of Soviet heavy indusrtial products will be \ increased an average of 11 to< 12-percent to stimulate production of higher quality goods the Soviet news agency Tass said today. . Tass said the increases, te become effective next summer, are being prepared to conform with hew principles of ecoitomic planing set-'out by' Premier Alexei N. Kbsygin at a meeting of the Central'Committee a year ago. J ' • -' China Snubs Polish Unity Effort WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Commuhitst. party is continuing its' efforts to unify the Red world at a high-level meeting for all parties despite a blunt'rejection from Red China. The meeting would establish a united front to >aid North Viet Nam and "upset the hopes of U.S. ruling circles that feel free to extend the scale of war," the official party paper Trybuna Lubu said Thursday. The paper said Soviet-Chinese unity is indispensable to a Communist victory in Viet Nam. It condemned Peking for breaking this unity. Crook* Tripptd Up ALBUUEQRQUE, N.M. ,(AP) —Police answering a burglary call to a business establishment found two men who said they were passers-by who called officers after hearing the burglary alarm. Officer! arrested > Donald Deals, 31, and 'Carlos G. Perez, 26, both of Albuquerque. Wed-.ssday night and charged hem with aggravated burglary. Police Mid the establishment's alarm can' be heard only at the alartn cemptny'i central office. . R*IECflSb6f Ply Your Paper Bo? Iisten,Chri$, give you the boats and you go and you fall off the edge, don't come crying tome. People who play it cautious seldom discover new worlds. On the other hand,; the 95? million adults who read the newspaper every day.soffer-from,burning curiosity. They want to know what's IKW, wiat's better* Chat's going to change their lives. ; H you're selling something.thafsYnew or better or can bring a little more pleasure into people's lives, turn to the newspaper reading public first These are the people who've got their eye oa the horizon. N ./

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