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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 10, 1967
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BlythevlJl* (Ark-) Courier News - Tuesday, January 19,19«r - Page Nlm Chiang Kai-shek Eyes Mainland By SPENCER DAVIS WASHINGTON (AP) - Chi. ese Nationalist Ambassador hou Shu-kai said today Presi- ent Chiang Kai-shek is ready 0 return to the mainland if resent disorders lead to gener- 1 chaos in Red China. The Nationalist diplomat said n an interview that the time is rawing near in Red China for ut?lde direction and organiza- on, "That we can .provide," he Ssaid,.;: I Chou foresees three possible 'outcomes ef the present situa- jion:. . of Chairman Mao from the intensity of the current power struggle as r:v4l leaders purge each other, This would ieave the 700 million Chinese people virtually Icaderless, he predicld. "That is where we come in," said Chou. "We have been preparing for such a day and we cannot shed our responsibility to the Chinese people." He said the return of the Nationalists would, be a "political operation carried out militarily." Chou would not say what support could be expected from the -United States in such an eventuality. Tsejtpg and his defense minis- ] Instead, he said there would ter,-Marshal Lin Piao in si/j-J pressing opposition to their rule.' —An overthrow of the present hierarchy by the Communist Party wing led by President Liu Snao-chi. —General not be a requirement for a large volume of shipping or for manpower. Chou recalled how Chiang marched north against the warlords four decades ago i and unified China with only a chaos resulting I few divisions at his command. U. S. officials said there has been an exchange of views and information with Nationalist China on what is going on in the mainland. But there has been no consultation under terms of the security treaty between the two countries. Washington officials would not comment on what they called a hypothetical situation .involving any return by Chiang to the mainland, Chou said the Red Chinese army presently is looking on as clashes break out between the Red Guards and workers groups. "Tliers is a breakdown of communications between military high command the and forces in the field," and it means that no one is giving orders no the army to suppress the rebel groups, the ambassador said. Arkansas * News I Briefs ROCK (AP) - Jerry K. 'Thomasson of Arkadelphia, thfv&feated Republican candi- datljjfor attorney general, reportedly is in line for an appointment to the Arkansas Public Serve Cimmission. Several such rumors circulated *t-the Capitol Monday, saying:;Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller woujd make the appointment within; a few days. 'ThMe was no confirmation from-- GOP sources. Daily Record Weather U. S. Keafher Bureau Agricultural service Keiser. Ark. Minimum temperatures are warmer over Arkansas this morning than those reported yesterday. Still the tempera- ST.'-'LOUIS (AP)-A deal valued-Vat $27.9 million involving the;.purchase of 20 independent telephone companies in 11 states; including Arkansas, was announced Monday by con- tineiiial Telephone Co. The'company said it will pay about" $1.2 million in cash and use B l.about one million of its common shares to acquire the companies. liTTLE ROCK (AP) - Chancellor." Marray Reed ruled Monday that the Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. at Fort Smith was wrongfully assessed use tax totaling- $21,120 on out-of-state purchased equipment between 1962 and 1965. Reed ordered damages of that amount and six per cent interest, or $950. The case is expected to be appealed to the state Supreme ourt by Revenue Department. the LITTLE ROCK (AP) - An engineer en the proposed ex- engineer on the proposed expansion project of 'Adams Field here said Monday a delay oi one year would result because a federal grant of $1.4 million had been refused. The prediction came from Gordon Grayson. S. J. Beauchamp, chairman of the Airport Commission, said a committee had been appointed to study possible ways of financing the proposed $6.3 million 'project. EL DORADO. Ark. (AP) The Oil, Chemical and Atomi Workers Union announced Won day night a contract settlemen between the OAW and thi. between the OCAW and the American Oil Co, plant here. The" new 2-year contract wa: signed less than three hours be foreman extended deadline o midnight. The old contract ex piredvOec. 31 but was extended unfijtjnidniglit Monday. More than 200 emP lo y es heri wereTgranted a 14-cent per hou wage;', increase. The average houly^wage for oil workes un def the old contact was $3.55 SORDYE, Ark. (AP) 11-month old child was killec Monday when fire destroyed 3 slx ; '$om house at Fordyce. The; victim was identified a Cefcili! Ann Johnson, daughte of Mr; and Mrs. Willis E- John son';': Cause of the fire was no Bifocals Found An expensively-made pair o bifocals, believed to belong t 9 woman, hill been found m turned over 16 the city police, The owner may claim mem at'police headquarters on th the City Hall- Markets Open men Low Usl Chicago Wheat Mar. 17V 177'/s 176% 176% May 179 179% 188% J79V4 July lim 173% 172 173'/4 Chicago Soybeans jre rise is short of the mark lat would make us think that pring is here. For example, 'ayetteville recorded a low of 0 degrees this morning as com- ared to seven degrees yester- ay. • We need only to look at the •eather in south Texas to fur- ler disprove any idea that win- ir is lacking its grip. Snow was eported this morning from Corus Christ! along the Mexican order to Laredo with two nches in that city. Coming back to our home tate weather picture, we find onsiderable cloudiness this norning and the early forecast ndicates a possibility of some ght rain or sleet in evtreme outhern portions of the state his morning, However, high jressure building into the state jromjses an end to precipitation n the south with decreasing iloudiness and continued cold or the whole state for the next ew days. Maximum temperatures over he state yesterday were generally in the 40s. Lows this morning ranged from 20 at.Fay- elteville and Gilbert to 34 in Texarkana. Taking advantage of the absence of frost and temperatures above the freezing mark cotton strippers began operating at 3:30 a.m. this morning at the experiment station at Keiser. By 8 a.m. approximately 12 bales of cotton were on trailers. Personnel estimate that about one more morning with similar weather conditions will permit them to wind up their harvesting operations. Yesterday's hlgtl—3« ?SVrp«,iou, 2* Jan. Mar. Nov. 294 290% 280% 294% 290% 280% 293 3 ,4 294V4 290'/s 290 3 /« 279"/4 279 a /4 New York Stocks Texas GS 107% Chrysler ...:..RCA AT&T Dow Xerox 1M 'an Amer. . 45% , 55% . 66'/4 219% MISSILE •-.... 5G% 43% W'house •-- 51% US Steel 41% Curtis Pub 12% lomsat 46% Amer. Motors 7V4 , 46"/4 Sears .. •• Parke Davis 28'/i Gen. Elect •• 85 Beth. Steel 33'A Reynolds Tob 36% Standard NJ •• 63% Holiday Inn 42 Ark-La 39% Ark-Mo -... 13V4 3ivco-Wayne ..-• 27% wjcno JUlG Tqesday Evening 7:00 ALL Which is the Sofa? Which is the Chair? Preschoolers learn about furniture. 7:30 CHANNEL 10 TRAVELS Northwest Empire. The great northwest United States - California, Washington, Oregon. ,:00 TOPIC: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS (Coattaqid Iron Faj* One) contending the Johnson admin- stration has allowed Moscow t* move ahead in the arms field But the possibility that the Soviets may have an antimissile iystem is not the only factor to be considered in deciding h»w he United States counters, the 'entagon said. Also involved, it added, "are other ingredients of deterrence such as the IBM — intercontinental ballistic missile — capa- jilities of the United States and those of any potential enemy," as well as each country's force of manned strategic aircraft, submarines, active and passive defense measures and land and sea surface forces. The United States leads the Soviet Union in IBM's by a ratio of 3 or 4 to 1, officials say. In view of the increasing reliance on missiles for offensive weapons, do defense officials believe the United States must at some point turn to an ABM? We have attempted to anticipate a decision to include it in our force structure by conducting research and development on such a system for a number of years," the Pentagon said. "As a result we have one that could be placed in production (now)." This is the Nike X. on which the nation has spent $2.4 billion in developing. Nike X consists of long-range missiles designed to kill oncoming enemy warheads with nuclear bursts outside the atmosphere; short-range, supernal missiles designed to knock down any penetrating the first line o! defense; and sophisticated -radars for detection, tracking »nd guidance. The Pentagon declined to comment on whether the United State would hold off deploy ment if Moscow agreed to halt or limit its own ABM activity saying this was a State Depart ment matter: Administration officials say the Soviet Union is being sounded out on the matter on grounds that an antimissile de. >loyment by both sides, would •esult in a costly arms race. The Pentagon statement touched on the arms race in a ;eneral discussion of whether an antimissile defense on one or both sides would seriously alter the world's balance of power. "When one of two contending powers increases its capability while the other stands still, obviously the relationship is changed," the Pentagon said. 'But this seldom happens. One act normally sets off a countering response. If One power increases its defensive capability, the other may counter either by increasing its offensive power, by duplicating the enemy's defensive effort, or a combination of both. "Each, will attempt to retain enough power to make the other fear initiating an attack-" Deployment of an antimissile system has disadvantages 'as well as advantages, the Penta- OBITUARY • Maj. Westbrook Services for Maj, John H. Westbrook Jr., 52, who died Monday at Lackland AFB, Tex. after heart surgery handled by Brooks Funeral Home in San Antonio. Arrangements are still incomplete. Westbrook, who had lived all if his life in Wilson prior to oining the military, had been tationed in Vance AFB, Okla., but had been in the hospital at jackland since early December. He leaves his wife, a native of ian Antonio; Three sons, James Arthur Westbrook, John Ralph Westbrook and Joe Bob Westbrook, all of San Antonio; His father, J. H. Westbrook; One brother, R. E. Westbrook Of Wilson; Three sisters, Mrs. Dean Vicks and Mrs. Charles Hendricks of Caruthersville and Mrs. James Dickson of Holla, Mo. CHINESE (Continued Irom Page One) were accused today of resorting to economic warfare in an effort to disrupt Chinese production and finances. Shan g h a i "revolutionary workers" made the ctiarge in a message lu Mao reported by the New China News Agency. Pro-Mao workers in Shanghai walked off Iheir jobs and paralyzed communications, transportation and utilities. The message lu Mau today said a handful of reactionary Communist leaders in Shanghai "not reconciled to Kieir defeat" are "playing new tricks. Using material benefits as bait to cor- rupl some workers ideologically, they have attempted to lead the masses onto the evil road of economism, so as to shift the general orientation of the struggle, disrupt production and the itate finances, and sabotage the ;reat proletarian cultural revo- ution." It said the "staunch revolu- Viet Nam (Continued from Ftge One) around the capital. The major units participating, a U.S. spokesman said, include nearly all of the 1st Infantry Division nd principl elements of the 25th Infantry Division, the 196th Light Infantry Brigade, the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the llth Armored Cavalry Regiment. Cicn. Karle Wheeler, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, toured the combat area today and conferred with field commanders. Donald Loomis Donald M. Loomis of Mani\ died suddenly Sunday night at Memphis Baptist Hospital, He was 44. For the past nine months he lad been plant superintendent for Richland Homes manufacturing company of Manila. He was a World War Two veteran. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mona Loomis. Services will be in Pontiac, Mich., and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service. Sunset tod»y—5:08 Sunrise tomorrow—7.07 This n»te » V«»r *»» Yesterday's high—35 Overnight low—29 ,. precipitation J«n- > to «'•—*•" World Deaths WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP; _ Waldo Frank, 77, an American writer who won more read ers and honors in South Ameri ca than in his native United States, died Monday in a nurs m g home. His best known works were two novels: 'The Death and Birth of David Mar kand," in 1934 and "The Bridegroom Cometh," in 1938. BRONXVILLE, N.Y. (AP) Raymond J. Kelly, 68, sports editor of the New York Times from 1937 to 1958, died Monday of a heart attack. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Irving Sandbrank, 63, founder and former president of the Gillege Safety Razor Co. of Brazil and sn officer of the parent Gillette Corp., died Monday of an apparent heart attack. During World War I he helped, bring many Jewish refugees to Brazil, VALDOSTA, G«, (AP) *- E, L. Turner, 103, publletwr ol th« V?ldost»' Times ?roit( «W ta 1963 when he retired at the age i, died. Monday. Faculty Meeting. Superintendent E. C. Stjmbert hosts the first program of 1967. 8:30 WILUAMSBURG RESTORED Colonial History. Homes of the early settlers, rebuilt exactly like they were in the 18th Century. 9:00 THE MINNEAPOLIS SYMPHONY Stanisjaw Skrowaczewski conducts the music of Momuszko and Tchaikovsky, Isaac Byrd Services for Isaac Byrd, 73, a. veteran of World War 1 who died 1 recently in a Memphis hospital will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. from Jeremiah Temple, Elder Thomas Gardner officiating assisted by Rev. R. Robin>n. Burial will be in National Cemetery in Memphis, Crumper Funeral Home in charge. He leaves his wfie, Lucille Byrd of Blytheville; Two daughters, Mrs. licks of West Helena and Mrs. 'earlie Jones of Chicago; Two SOBS Claude woodrtdge ,nd Calvin Wooldridge, both of llytheviile; Two sisters, Alemcttie How- ird and Annie Peoples of Chicago; One brother; John Byrd of irlnkley, Ark.; And 23 grandchildren. gon said. On the negative side, such a deployment wiiM cause * reaction among potential enemies that would result in an arm? race of some sort with the chance that neighter side would gain an advantage despite the cost. "Another disadvantage is that no matter how good a defense is, past experience indicates it can he penetrated." On the other hand, the Fenta- gon said, a defense would complicate the job of the attacker "making it more difficult anc expensive for him to strike where he wants to strike with assurance of success." Wednesday afternoon 3:00 ALL ABOARD 0 Flower in the Cranjed Wall. Preschoolers learn about flowers and bees. 3:30 TOPIC: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS Faculty Meeting. Superintend, ent E. C. Stimbert is host. 4:00 WHAT'S NEW Rainbow. Scientific answers about the 'end ef the rainbow.' 4:30 SOCIAL SECURITY IN AC. TION Eve Me Veagh, actress, discusses federal benefits and elder citizens. 4;45 PARLONS PRANCAB Conversational French. Sec- end • year instruction the easy, casual way. 5:00 FAMILY DOCTOR Tension. How the mind «nd body interact and affect the health. First of six program! 1:30 SERENADE Phipsody w a Thejrw of P«- ganlnl, composed by Rsctf manifltff. Polish Woman Dies at 111 WARSAW, Poland (AP) One of the oldest women in the world died over the weekend al Grudzia central Poland, the 'olish press agency reported She was Magdalena Trepkow ska, age lit ROCKEFELLER (Continued from Page One) kansas State College. The bill would "promote" the college in name only. A similar bill was introduced in the Senate. The 51 signatures should assure the bill of passage in the House. A similar proposal In the 1959 legislature passed the Senate but was defeated in the House. Rep. Chadd Durrctl of El Dorado came in with his two promised tax reduction bills. I One would reduce the license Reviewing the allied war of-1 fees for cars and pickup trucks furt in 1966, Westmoreland told "" *" " "" 1 ""'" ""•" ""'"" a news conference allied forces "have proven their effectiveness against the enemy." He made clear, however, he sees no quick, easy solution to the war and that factors such as pacification, politics and winning the supporter of the people play key roles. in the coming year, he said, the conduct of the war will not I likely undergo any spectacular 'changes and the Communists jonary left" have seen through | wll| continue to use prop aganda ! 3 "' 1 P°l itical maneuvers as i weapons, as well as military licse dgainsf these economic lures, and rebuffed what it sugar-coated bullets." H said the pro-Maoists would •seize complete victory" and 'irmly oppose "putting hank- notes in command." Red China's Premier Chou In-lai was reported today to lave called for a letup in attacks on five of his vice premiers by the militant Maoist 'orces who have created chaos and violence on the mainland. Japanese correspondents In Peking said Chou made his plea for restraint at one of the continuing high-level meetings of Mao's purge group in Peking Sunday with Mao's sharp- tongued wife, Chiang C hing, present. The faction led by Mao and Defense Minister Lin Piao meanwhile stepped up their denunciation of the power group led by President Liu Sliao-chi, party General Secretary Teng calledj force _ Westmoreland said allied gains included Hie opening of 30 per cent, more of South Vietnam's roads to daily traffic than | a year ago. He did not say how much mileage is considered open. Allied logistic improvements included increases in the num- ier of airfields that can handle jets from three to nine, of deep- draft ports from two to five, of shallow-draft ports from five to seven, and of storage for ammunition from 550,000 square feet to Vfi million, the general said. In the fighting last year, he said, the South Vietnamese government lost 14,000 men killed or missing in action and the allies lost nearly 6,000, However, he noted that only one-third as many South Vietnamese soldiers were missing in action as in the previous year. by $3 a vehicle. The other would allow a taxpayer to deduct federal income tax payments when computing income for stale income tax purposes. Other bills introduced Monday ncluded: HOUSE —A bill to change the name of Arkansas State Teachers College to State College of Arkanas. —A bill to repeal a requirement that persons on public payrolls or persons obtaining a license or permit pay the poll tax. — A bill to appropriate $392,100 for expenses of the House during the session. SENATE —A bill to repeal a 1965 act. which set up a quasi-judicial retirement system for persons who had served on the Public Service Commission Commerce Commission and Workmen's Compensation Commission. (A similar bill was introduced in the House.) —A duplicate of the House's governmental reorganization bill. -A resolution to extend the 60-day session indefinitely. —A proposed constitutional amendment to permit use of public funds for kindergartens. Camp Century, a United States Army post in Greenland, was built 30 feet beneath the snow. To keep the tunnels clear, 40 tons of ice must be shaved he approved criticism of Peart trio. his F. D. Chcnowel-h Services for Freeman D. ^henoweth, 43, who died early Monday in his home at 517 South Lsk* will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Cobb Funeral Home chapel, Rev. H.C. Porter officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. He was born in Finley, Tenn., and had been a resident here since 1960. Other reports from Peking told of the sudden takeover of the capital's police forces by the Ministry of Public Security, the virtual kidnaping of Liu's wife, Wang Kuang-mel, by Red Guards, a demand that "counter-revolutionaries" be dealt with by law, and hints of possible new worker violence in Shanghai. Except for an eyewitness report of Red Guard brutality toward doctors, nurses and anli- Mao workers in a Canton hospital, there were no new Chinese accounts of violence today on the scale reported to have occurred in Nanking and Shanghai last week. tinny urciitiai vjt\.i t-mi j *•• -•"- i*- - • u — t , . Hsiao-ping and Tao Ciui, a vice Westmoreland said the ene-jaway from them each week. premier who until a week ago was regarded as one of Mao's men. Chou was quoted as saying my's four basic objectives have not changed. They are to extend control over the people of South Vietnam, disrupt the Saigon government's efforts to rule, destroy the will to resist Communist insurgency and agres- sion, and unify Vietnam by force as a Communist state. The change in North Vietnam's military strategy, the four-star commander explained, resulted in a much greater use of North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam and along its borders. said South America's feathered hoatzins are hatched wild strange birds use the claws as extra legs to climb through tangled underbrush. I » a J° r Norlh mtis were namese tioned in the demilitarized zone and along the Cambodian border of the central highlands to divert South Vietnamese and allied troops from the more populated areas, provide a base for personnel in transit and supplies destined for other areas and to pose a threat to territory and nearby installations. Westmoreland said North Vietnamese regulars took over most of the major fighting in | the northern half of South Viet- nam during 1966 and also provided a substantial number »f replacements for main force units in the 3rd Corps area surrounding Saigon. There was a reduction in the flow of Communist manpower from the Mekong Delta to other areas, he added. During the year, he said, total enemy strength Was built up in excess of 280,000 men, despite claims that at least 50,000 enemy were killed and more than 20,000 defected to the government under the open-arms program. Based on information from captivefi, we believe that he (the Communists) now has in being, or in process of formation, nine divisions, seven of which are North Vietnamese army," Westmoreland said. During the past year, he said, the Communists also completed their program of equipping main-force Units with a "modern family of weapons," most of them Red Chinese copies ef Su- viet weapons. «••••••••* 91 Coll FUNERAL HOME HAROLD WAYNE HOLLAND 9 p.». Tw«rt»y, W»K«r bone, RouU Ont twiwa t. OBtNOWW, 3 p.m. WMnwdw. Irom Bofcb Wff'UffAVf* CLASSIFIED Blytheville Courier News

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