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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 15, 1966
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fta BlyttOTffl* (Arfc.) Courier Newi - toturfty, Oetobtr li, MM N. Viet Nam Gets 400th U.S. Plane By ROBERT TUCKMAN -SAIGON, South Giet Nam (AP) — U.S. military headquarters announced today the war's heaviest raids over North Viet Nam and said American plane losses over the north had passed the 400 mark. U.S. planes flew a record 175 missions against the north Friday, two more than the previous day vhen a new high wa sset- A U.S. spokesman said plane losses now totaled 403, a figure which included three previously unannounced losses. ___ In another development in the air war, U.S. B52s staged three raids today, including one bombing attack inside the embattled demilitarized zone and a second just south of the buffer area. In the ground war, briefing officers reported only light and scattered action. But the buildup of allied manpower continued as 239 Philippine officers and men arrived today to join the 1,000-man Philippine Civic Action Group already here, they were airlifted by U.S. planes from the Philip- pines to their base near the Cambodian border. The airlift will continue until the Filipino manpower reaches the scheduled 2,000 men in South Viet Nam. In another development, it was reported in Saigon that the nation's war-burdened economy appeared to have done a turnabout — from • inflation to mild recession. Businessmen blamed the dip on new import rules and a shipping logjam. Ebawhere, Viet Cong raiders, using mines, blew up a Vietnamese military dispensary 28 miles southwest of the coastal city of Qu ; Ngai. The dispensary was used by militiamen and their families. A Vietnamese spokesman said four militiamen and three civilians were killed and one militiaman and eight civilians were wounded. He said 26 rooms of the dispensary compound collapsed. Along the central coast about 30 miles north of Qui Nhon, South Vietnamese units engaging in a combined Operation with American and Korean troops reported killing 21 Viet Cong and capturing 49 today In two actions. The captives included 10 women soldiers, a Vietnamese spokesman said. The record 175 multiplane missions over North Viet Nam Friday included about 450 to 500 individual plane strikes. They included attacks for the second straight day on a surface-to-air missile site 13 miles northwest of Dong Hoi. Pilots reported fires burning when they left the area. Other fliers reported starting seven fires in a marshalling yard on the North Vietnamese coast 40 miles southeast of Dong Hoi and just north of the demilitarized zone. In tiu's raid, U.S. pilots said they also set fire to two storage depots in the transshipment point. Navy planes from the carrier Coral Sea made rocket attacks on 12 barges 35 miles south of Thanh Hoa. Pilots reported damaging 10 of the 40-foot barges. Over-all, pilots said they destroyed or damaged 50 barges, 26 bridges, 32 storage buildings, three missile sites and give antiaircraft gun positions. Arkansas News Briefs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — Columbia County Judge Lake Green of Magnolia, secretary of the Arkansas County Judges Association, died in an El Dorado hospital Friday after an illness of several months. Green, 62, had been county judge since 1962. LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Riceland Electric Co-operative of Stuttgart requested permis sion from file stale Public Service Commission Friday to construct a transmission line and a substation in Arkansas County- The firm said the line would hook up with a transmission line of Arkansas Power & Light Co. between De Witt and Gillette. LITTLE ROCK (AP)—An Arkansas Legislative Council com mittee will take up a report Friday on the possibility of changing the state income tax law to make the calculations on taxable income the same as those in federal income tax law. The report will be discussed by fie council's Revenue and Taxation Committee. agent, charitable organization and others. WASHINGTON (AP) - Th U.S. Agriculture Departmen announced Friday that grower will vote by mail during th Dec. 5-9 period on the questio of continuing marketing quota on next year's cotton crop. In previous years, grower voted at regular polling plao which were open on only on day. Marketing quotas for cotto have never been rejected sine they were first used more tha 20 years ago. BALD KNOB, Ark. (AP) Arnold E. Edens, convicted Paragould investment broker, is. due to return to prison Monday to continue serving concurrent prison sentences on convictions of false pretense, embezzlement and fraud. Edens was granted a medical leave from prison May 5 for treatment of a heart condition. He has Knob. been living at Bald The Internal Revenue Service says Edens, 44, owes $484,074 in income taxes and interest for the years 1953, 1959 and 1960. NEWPORT, Ark. (AP) Chancellor P. S. Cunningham of Walnut Ridge has granted an injunction to keep a local option liquor issue off the general election ballot in Jackson County, which is wet. ' Cunningham granted the injunction Thursday, after six beer and liquor dealers requested the injunction on the grounds that the petitions for the liquor election did not contain a sufficient number of qualified voters' signatures. WASHINGTON (AP) - Res ervation of a $1.5 million loa for Henderson State Teacher College at Arkadelphia, Ark was announced Friday by th Department of Housing an Urban Development. The fund would be used to build a dornii tory. WASHINGTON (AP)- Radii Station KHOG at Fayetteville Ark., has applied to the Federa Communications Commissioi for an assignment of licens from Fayetteville Broadcastin Co., Inc., to Broadcasting Asso ciates, Inc., the FCC announce Friday. Daily Record Weather Yesterday's high—83 Overnight low—49 Precipitation previous 24 houj (to 7 a.m. today)—,60 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—40.4 Sunset today—5:26 Sunrise tomorrow—6:07 This Date A Year Ago Yesterday's high—83 Overnight low—60 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—43.2 World Deaths SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) —Dr. Federico de Onis, 80 world famous Spanish literature scholar, died Friday after a ong illness. He had taught ai ;he University of Cambridge in 3ngland, several schools in the United States and at the University of Puerto Rico. LONDON (AP)-Sir Herbert McDavid, 68, a leading shipping magnate, died Friday. McDavid formerly was chairman of the Glen Line and of the shipping I company of McGregor Gow and Holland. LITTLE ROCK (AP) - An Arkansas Legislatice Council study shows that 21 states contract with private parties to sell state vehicle registration licenses. The study was requested by etate Sen. Virgil T. Fletcher of Bcnton, who said the state needed to find some way of handling the registrations and renewals to reduce the long lines of persons waiting to obtain their licenses each year. The study showed that vehicle registrations wert h andled in tht 21 states by businesses, banks, groceries, city rccord- ,tri, deputy •fieri/ft, insurance FT. ORD., Calif. (AP)-Maj. Gen. Walter Ernst Lauer (Ret.), 73, who commanded the U.S. 99th Infantry Division in Germany during World War II, died Friday after a long illness. Lauer had lived in Monterey since his retirement in 1946. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (API- Oliver W. Trapp, 69, civilian tour manager of the U.S. Marine Corps Band for 25 years before retiring last June, died Friday of a heart attack. WINFIELD, III. (AP)-John J. Lacey, 74, former information director of the American farm Bureau Federation, died Friday, apparently of a heart attack. Next to the family car, the average American's favorite me chtnism is a camera. One More Kennedy NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. and Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy are going to have their 10th child sometime next spring, a spokesman in the senator's New York office disclosed Friday. The Kennedys have six boys and three girls with the youngest, Matthew Taylor, 21 months old. Mrs. Kennedy, the former Ethel Skakel, was reported "doing fine." Arkansas Auto Dealers Meet, Eye Legislation Members of the Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association met recently at the Drummer Boy Restaurant for a discussion of the National Traffic and Moor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966. Merel F. Peterson of Dumas, Ark., president of the Association, described the act as "good legislation" and said, "Arkansas will be called upon to match federal grants on a 50 - 50 basis." Some of the uses to which the funds will be put, Peterson said, are: increase the state police fcrce, set up a system of reexamination for all automobile drivers, compel driver license renewal applicants to appear in person, and provide an effective record system of accidents among other things. The dealers were urged to work to assure legislators that highway safety legislation is needed, Peterson said. OBITUARY Mrs. Miller O^ootkeef -L max 6ti "arm — Read Courier News Classifieds | charge. Mrs. Cora Bell Miller of Manila died yesterday at the Manila Nursing Home. She was 88. Mrs. Miller had lived in Manila for the past 54 years. She was a Baptist. She leaves a son, Walter Miller of Leachville; Three daughters, Mrs. Mae ?leeman of Manila, Mrs. Rosi Key of Gulfport, Miss., and Mrs. Ruby Needham of Blytheville; Eleven grandchildren and 12 great grand- children. Services will be held at 2:30 j.m. Sunday at the New Provi- ience Methodist Church, with Sev. Thurlo Lee officiating. Burial will be in Manila Cemetery. Howard Funeral Service is in After wrapping up the barge christening and launching event in first class style all the way, Caruthersville community leaders, along with those from Hayti and other nearby points, are looking around for additional industrial development projects to tackle. There is an adage that says success breeds success and money attracts money, so this psychological and sociological situation should also work in connection with community industrial development. We would like to say that when Caruthersville leaders decide to kick something off in style, they do it up right and wind up with a barrel full oi favorable publicity and good will for their town and the whole Bootheel. Like Colson Day when the Colson factory was opened; like the Bridge Day when the building of the Mississippi River bridge near Caruthersville through the Interstate Highway program was confirmed. While these celebrations require a great deal of work by many citizens and some expense, the results acquired immediately and in the future are well worth all of it. A few years ago there were some municipal critics who declared that Caruthersville's day was over as far as progress and expansion were concerned. "Backed up against the river with half of its trade territory cut off, it was done for in the competitive race for industrial expansion the way it has to be done today," the downtalkers declared. Well, fiiey were wrong of course. They failed to take into consideration the fact that a number of citizens in Caruthersville with business connections and a lot of enthusiasm were not beginning to count ole Caruthersville out yet. These leaders went to work, and the accomplished in the last few years are obvious. The story could be required reading for every citizen of every community on the decline. In the process, the whole area gains bcause there is no hard and fast rule that all employees of Caruthersville industries must reside in Caruthersville. They live all over tiie region. Hayti, Portageville, Steele and other communities gain in this energetic and successful Caruthersville industrial drive. Without trying to detract from the Caruthersville glitter, I must add, however, that it is my information that Caruthersville leaders don't hesitate to promise the entire labor pool in the Bootheel to any industry interested in a Caruthersville location, and this is okay with me — don't all of -us? It can easily be shown that people often don't seem to mind living up to 30 miles away from their jobs, driving back and forth each day. At the Caruthersville barge launching, we noted that two more barges were under construction. As we understand it, what Herman T. Pott, chairman of the board of the St. Louis Shipbuilding Company, parent of the Caruthersville site is its capability of having large oceangoing barges constructed there, which apparently cannot be built and sent down the river from the company's two other yards at St. Louis and Paducah, Ky. When they get ready to launch the first one of these, we Ought to be called back to see it slid into the river. That will be another good story. Law Bites Apple PADUCAH, Ky. (AP)-Attorney James Apple researched himself out of a job. Apple found out during a study of state laws that 30 is the minimum age to serve on the Paducah Civil Service Commission. Apple resigned from the commission Friday. He is only 29. WEATHER (ContinMd from Page One) thing and saw my barn go flying through tht air." Hie storm roared on into Bel mond, snatching 19 cars of a 23- car freight train off the tracks damaging a* big soybean planl and then shrieking down the main business street. Paul Miller, 35, said he was a the soybean plant and knelt by a bench when the lights went out as the storm hit. "I was scared half to death," he said."The shop was fillec with water when the plant's water tower blew down." Gary Walrod, 18, a Belmonc High. School student, said he went with other teen-agers to a restaurant after the parade. 'All at once the windows went out and we hit the floor," he said. Walrod escaped serious injury. The walls and roof of the We Three Supermarket went with the wind, leaving shelves with row upon row of canned goo* standing just as they were. "Man, can it put you out ol business fast!" said Wes Boiler, manager af the P&G Supermarket, which also was heavily damaged. Blytheville Courier News WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. LILLIAN M. WILLIAMS, Plaintiff, vs. No. 16975 GEORGE M. WILLIAMS, Defendant. The defendant, GEORGE M. WILLIAMS, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, LILLIAN M. WILLIAMS. Dated this 7th day of October, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Betty Coats, D. C. HERMON JONES BUSINESS MEN'S ASSURANCE C«*. 1430 Onl;)D Aft °hone 274 Mrmpnij *. TennMOM O»U TOT Fret Consultation, insurance for "Sstau Pluming Key Man. >artnersalp an Cor* poratlnn Group. Pension. ~ nt and Hnspltallzatlnp Elbert S. Johnson, Attorney James M. Gardner, Atty Ad Litefn. The recorder is a medieval woodwind instrument much likt a flute. Service! By •Coll FUNERAL HOME Interrttj DAVID COTTON, 2 p.m., Sunday, Tarbro Baptist Church. TEDDY ROBERT GRESHAM. 3:30 p.m, Saturday, Cobb Chapel. * * * TOM BROWN, Z p.m, Saturday, Cobb Chapel. Fuller Brush Dealer Phone PO 3-1766 2008 W. Chickasawba St. COWPOKE WESTERN SHOP Visit us at our new location at Dogwood, at STAULCUP'S MFA STATION, Hiway 61, 3 ml. South of Blytbeville. 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