The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 15, 1966 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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Pige Fourteen - Blytheville (Ark.) Courier N«w» — Tuesday, November 15,MM 3 Choppers More Make 223 Down By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, Souh Viet Nam (AP) — Communist gunners shot down three U.S. Army helicopters in Tay Ninh Province today a few hours after B52 ported. The helicopter losses in Tay Ninh brought the reported toll of such aircraft in South Vie Nam to at least 223. Souh Vietnamese headquar- bombers pounded the hideout iters claimed 80 Viet Cong killed stronghold there o fthe Viet I in a clash between a company Cong 9th Division. A U.S. military spokesman said he had no reports yet of casualties nor any word whether new ground, action had erupted in the Communist C Zone where the largest U.S. ground force of the war is pursuing the Viet Cong. Earlier only light contact had been re- !of militiamen and a company of Viet Cong 40 miles west of Saigon. Moderate governmenl casualties were reported. ., Elsewhere across South Vie! Nam. ground action continued in a lull, and bad weather over North Viet Nam reduced American air strikes sharply Monday for the fourth straight day. Daily Record Weather V. S. Weather Bnreao Agricultural service Reiser, Art. Rainy weather continues in the Pacific Northwest but seasonally warm weather will be the rule from the Rockies to the east coast. For Arkansas this means a continuation of fair skies and pleasant temperatures in the mid 60's to mid 70's. Southerly winds today in westerly Arkansas will spread to the eastern portions of the state tomorrow and increase in velocity. No rain is in sight through World Deaths MOSCOW (AP) - Nikolai G. Ignatov, 64, one of the leading members of the Soviet Communist party under Nikita Khrushchev, died Monday. No cause of death was given. A former Presidium member, Inatov served only in ceremonial positions after Khrushchev's fall from power. Thursday; Yesterday's temperatures ranged from 60's at Keiser to 71 at Hot Springs and Ozark. Overnight lows were generally in the 30's with some 20's noted in the northren hills. Fair weather will allow the cotton and soybean harvest to continue. Several more days of excellent harvest weather are on tap. Early morning dew will dry off about 9:30 a.m. and the most favorable hours for harvest will be from about 10 a.m. to dark. Moisture conditions are good for fall seeded crops and open weather for at least several days will allow additional additional planting of fall grains. Yesterday's high—64 Overnight low—37 Precipitation previous 24 hours (to 7 a.m. today)—none Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—42.35 Sunset today—4:56 Sunrise tomorrow—6-32 This Date A Year Ago Yesterday's high—59 Overnight low—54 Precipitation Jan. 1 to date—44.19 Traffic Accidents James Otis Baker, 41, 1604 West Ash, was charged with driving while intoxicated and hazardous driving after he reportedly collided with a parked vehicle owned by Ed Bowles, SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Aymar Embury II, designer of such New York landmarks as the Triboro Bridge and the Lincoln Tunnel, died Monday. He was 86. Embury, who was also he chief architect of the Children's Zoo in Central Park, designed many private homes and iusinesg buildings. Today was the sixth straight day on which the high-flying B52 bombers from Guam pounded the longtime Viet Cong stronghold along the Cambodian border 60 miles northwest of Sai- HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Mario Chamlee, a tenor who sang •oles with the Metropolitan, Chicago and San Francisco Opera companies, died Monday at the age of 74. After his retirement le became a noted voice teach- in the Los Angeles area. Markets Open Blefi L»w Last Chicago Wheat Jec. Vlar. Way. 173'A 180 181V4 17314 180M- 181% mVs 173 j 179% 179% 180% 180% gon. An esimated 30,000 American troops, the largest single force of the war, are massed in the brush country, rubber plants ions and jungles where for nearly two weeks they have been battling andpursuing the 9th Viet Cong Division and a regimen of North Vietnamese regulars. This U.S. force in Operaion Attleboro has reported killing 949 of the enemy and seizing huge amounts of arms and ammunition, including 23,00 grenades, 500 claymore mines, 128 •weaons and 1,488 tons of rice. The U.S. command reported that two destroyers, the John R. Craig and the Hamner, shelled Communist shore bateries in North Viet Nam Monday after the ships were fired on while patrolling in the Gulf of Tonkin. It was the third naval shelling of the north reported. A spokesman said he destroyers, aided Dy air strikes, silenced the shore batteries 25 miles north of Dong Hoi. U.S. headquarters also reported that two Marine Corps helicopters where shot down by he Vie Cong 16 miles southwest of Da Nang, killing three crewmen and wounding the fourth in one copter and wounding oe of the four crew members in the other. U.S. pilots flew only 58 strike and reconnaissance missions over North Viet Nam Monday. They reorted destroying or tfjirsaging eight barges, eight bridges and seven trucks. U.S. headquarters disclosed the return to the Gulf of Tonkin of the aircraft carrier Ticonderoga o join in strikes agains Norn Viet Nam. It is the Ticonderoga's third tour of the war off Norh Viet Nam. U.S. pilos flew 411 sorties against Viet Cong positions in South Viet Nam Monday, and i South Vietnamese pilos flew J121. Chicago Soybeans Nov. 301>/4 302'/4 299>/2 300 Jan. 298>/4 298V' 2 296 296V 4 Mar. 299% 2997s 297% 297% New York Stocks Texas GS 90% Chrysler 32 7 / Surprise For Astronaut RCA 46 V, AT&T 35 7 A 356 South 10th The accident occurred on South 10th and Sycamore at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported. Elbert Lucas, 23, Route 3, Box Gll-A was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving after he was involved in a collision with Johnny Atkinson, 33, 1021 South Division, on North Highway 61 and Highland at 7:45 p.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported. Mrs. Hubert Parnell, 42, 709 West Ford, Osceola, and Mollie Autry, 35, Box 88, were involved in a vehicle accident on Willow and llth at 8:10 a.m. Monday. No injuries were reported and Mrs. Parnell was charged with failure to yield right-of-way. Dow Xerox GM 59 182% 71% Pan Amer 5P/4 Ford 40% W'house • 48% ABOARD USS WASP (AP) Gemini 12 command pilot James A. Lovell Jr. has a surprise waiting for him aboard I this carrier, prime recovery ship for the astronauts. His 11-year-old son, James, prepared a poster for presentation to Navy Capt. Lovell at a shipboard party tonight. In bold red and blue letters it says, "Welcome back to earth, Dad." The poster also is adorned with photos of the Lovell family and a pencil drawing of the US Steel 37% Curtis Pub 12 5 /i Comsat 40'/a Amer. Motors Sears 49% Parke Davis 26 Gen. Elect %Yt Beth. Steel 30V 2 Reynolds Tob 36Ya Standard NJ Holiday Inn 36 Ark-La 36Yi Ark-Mo 12% Divco-Wayne 29% Special! TUNE-UP $10.50 6 Cylinder Includes new plugs, points, condenser, set timing and set car* b lire tor. GODSEY'S TIRE SHOP & GARAGE Bear of Strickland's Gro. N. 61 Hi-way PO 3-9734 Donald Burton, 55, 509 South West Parkway, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and disregarding a red light after being involved in an automobile accident with Kathleen Peters, 28, 318 North First. The accident occurred at Walnut and Franklin 9:05 a.m. Sunday. Lottie Peters, 78, 116 East Vine, was reported slightly injured in the collision. Joe B. Cunningham, 927 South Lilly, was charged with driving while intoxicated, hazardous driving, and leaving the scene of an accident after he reportedly damaged two parked cars near Franklin and Kentucky at 3:55 p.m. Sunday. The two cars involved belonged to Malcolm Mllligan, 417 East Moultrie and Eugene H. Ball, 101 North rescent. No injuries wer* reported. TWI-NIGHT MADNESS Tonight In Blytheville 7 P.M. to 10 P.M. TERRIFIC SAYINGS HEAD (Continued from Page One) morrow). Sixty percent of the families of Mississippi County technically are in the poverty - income to Head . group, according Start officials.' Of grade enrollment next year, some 1,000 children are expec- ROCKEFELLER (Continued from Page One) said that Johnson's failure to talk about the issues, Johnson's refusal to meet him face to face and the general desire for a change coupled with growing sentiment for a two-party sys- the 1,700 potential first tem to kee P him ahead ' Rockefeller believes that he started the race ahead and that ed to be placed in Head Start Johnson never came close. c]asses j "In 1964 Faubus stayed in a Although the program has * „ * ^ ,,™ ^ three years, last year marked the first concentrated effort. Thus far, the percentage of white children enrolled has been disappointing according to Head Start officials. Of 275 children in Head Start centers in Bly- ville last year only 12 came from white families. Ninety percent of a community's funds for the pr o j e c t come from the Office of Economic Opportunity, an official branch of the War on Poverty. The community itself is expected to make up the other 10 percent of the funds used. However, this percentage need not be in cash, but may be computed in building space, equipment, and volunteer services. Mississippi County's share ef next year's Head Start expense funds will be $40,000. The entire budget for next year in the county is $400,000. One of the dominating precepts of Head Start planning is community initiative. The communiy must formally request a program for itself; the government will not inaugurate one otherwise. * * * Nucleus of he community action is tlie committee. In Mississippi County, each city or township wishing to participate forms a local action committee. This committee determines policy on a local level. From his group, one or two oersons are selected for membership on the county commit- :ee. This larger committee works directly with the couny Office of Economic Opportunity. Head Start has been con- cieved as a preventative agency. Its purpose is to stanch po- tenial destructive tendencies in the very young by giving them the outlets and recognition their I neglect. balance," he said, in a position this year to throw my opponent off balance any time we wanted to." One way the Republicans did this was to charge, just five days before the election, that Johnson had not assessed his household goods for taxes as required by law. Johnson has expressed doubts as to whether this hurt him. Rockefeller says he is sure it did. Rockfeller was asked what he will do about the political situation in Conway County, where he lives and where his friends have been involved in a five-year struggle with Sheriff Marlin Hawkins, leader of the Democratic political faction. 'If the evidence that has come to my attention in reference to the 'Conway County affair' is valid, I feel it would be the duty of the governor, be it his home county or not, to cause an investigation to be made," he said. Demo Film Has Odd Narrator ASHEVILLE. N.C. (AP) Sponsorship of a motion picture aimed at litterbugs caused some embarrassment Monday at a meeting of the Citizens Committee on Beautification and Clean- Up. "I hate to say it," observed Mrs. Melvin Taylor, chairman of the 21-mernoer committee appointed by Asheville's all- Democratic City Council, "but :he film is narrated by Ronald Reagan." Reagan is the Republican governor-elect of California. personalises demand. It will be (hopefully) an anodyne for poverty, ignorance and Art Experts On Mercy Mission NEW YORK (AP) - Nineteen art experts left Kennedy Inter- nationa! Airport Monday night for Florence. Italy, to see what they can do to help save that city's art treasures which were damaged by floods. own navy! Five vessels make its services available in the waters of Japan, The Netherlands, France, England and Alaska, The •*«. Army. has its The on Staten Island in 1640 by the pirector General of the Dutch Colony of New Netherlands. The Mystery Hill Caves in) Nortft Salem, New Hampshire are one of the attractions of the Granite State in the summertime. Strange buildings, walls, carvings and the famous "sacrificial table" always intrigue visitors to this spot. CORRECTION The Project Chairman of The Key Club Light Bulb Campaign Is— ROB PORTER PROJECT CHAIRMAN Blowguns used by the aboriginal peoples of South America have been known to achieve a range of 120 feet in killing birds and small tree-climbing animals. Blowguns can be up to 16 feet long but are more usually about 10 feet in length. Wooden darts are smeared with curare, a lethal poison, and their butt ends are wrapped with fluffy plant fiber to trap the blown air that propels it through the tube. © Encyclopaedia Rritannico Services By (_ ooo FUNERAL HOME Integrtt; GET LOST AND LOVE IT WITH YOUR NEWSPAPER THE SPORTS PAGE FOR DAD—THE CLUB NEWS FOR MOTHER—FEARLESS FOSWELL'S LVTEST ESCAPADES, FOR JUNIOR! THESE FEATURES, AND HUNDREDS MORE, MAKE THE PAPER A MUCH - LOVED MEMBER OF THE FAMILY! make it a regular member . . . sub- •ibc today for service-to-your-door. PO 3-4461 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS If we sent bills for telephone repairs here's what they would look like That's right — there\po extra charge for telephone repairs. Any repairs are covered by your regular payments for service. Today's telephones are so trouble-free you'll seldom see a repairman. But in th« rare event wmething does go wrong with your service, we fix it. Fast. And you'll never see a repair bill. Southwestern Bell wants to make your telephone service — already the world's best — even better.

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