The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1967 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 7, 1967
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Page T*fl * BJyffiwffle /Ark.) Courier News - Friday, AprU 7, 1M7_ Mao Faction Needs Victory Soon B> WIILIA.M L. RYAN 1 AP Special Correspondent After eight months of ferocious struggle, the Mao Tseu;na faction at the pinnacle of ro'.ier in Red China still finds final vicior.' beyond its grasp. The-?- are signs that in despera- ',,-_- , .ing to force a show- d..-.'-n. !:' 'he- fiction does not win fir.sietc- victory soon, there tr-"'- not be much point to win- r "2 ai a!!. Ahead is a specter of economic disaster. If it brings uidespread hunger, it can mean a long period of internal violence and international complications. Victory had seemed near at least twice far the supporters of Defense Minister Lin Piao, who has made himself chief inter- 1 tunvr* 3'ain ta its kev terror ' spawned the great purge. It •veapon - Hie 'een-age Red specified that "criticism of any- Gua<-u= and 'he slightlv more ! oie by name in the press should jdult "Re.-ilutionary Rebels" to decided after discussion by - in an alt; mot to destroy the the party committee at the chief of state. President' Liu , same level, and in some, cases Shao-chi. and with him his in- , submitted ta the party cpmmit- tontial alies: Teng Hsiao-ping, ; tee at a higher level for approv- the Communist party general -al." . secretarv; and Tao Chu , the ! Liu has been attacked by in- able politician who rode high for ; nuendo, by implication, by at- a while as proDaganda czar. tacks on his writings in the offi- The Mao-Lin faction's failure ; rial press, but neither the offi- nrobzblv lies in the party's Cen- 1 cial press nor the radio has tral Committee. If it were unit- '' mentioned him by name. The ed. there would be no question : attacks by name are only in the sbout the outcome. But the!"Ta Tse Pao" - the Red Mao-Lin faction - though it has 1 Guards' wall newspapers. the power to organize the kids 1 Since the president and his in the streets — has not yet | allies are not named in the been strong enough to annul one ! press, it is reasonable to as- of the kev rules laid down by i sume that they still have consid- the Central Committee for the j erable support in the Central conduct of Mao's "Great Prole- Committee, and their foes must *~..;.in r"ii!tn-^l Rmmlntinn " , f!cp ntnpr tOOlS. I he was obliged His confession, preter of Mao and heir apparent to his authority. But the quarry It [Central Committee meeting in late October, the wall newspapers said, Liu's back was to the wall and "confess." relayed by the wall posters, was abject. He called himself an inferior person who had underrated Mao's teachings. But he was not toppled. The Liu-Teng forces seemed to gain strength in November. They weathered the storm of the so-called January revslution svhich was supposed ta have been haymaker at "the handful of people in authority in the party who took the capitalist I road." . I The January revolution was carried out under the slogan ef "Seize the Power." Mae's forces attacked the party apparatus at province and city levels iall over China. In many prov- proved elusive and durable. "Now the Lin-Mao faction That was point 11 in the 16- '• The wall newspapers had indi-! inces they claimed victory. But Mint communique adopted in cated that Liu almost lost out at ] reports from those provinces in is i August at the meeting which ; the August meeting. Again, at a i C h i n e s e-language domestic broadcasts make it plain that the power seizure has been far from complete in many instances and that the struggle is continuing. Meanwhile, a note of extreme urgency sounds in appeals to the peasantry' to get on with the spring planting, and appeals to workers to stay on their jebs in industry. Along China's frontier with the Soviet Union, serious situations seem to be developing. The Russians are deliberately pumping in inflammatory propaganda to convince the non- Chinese people in those areas that they are being victimized by Peking. Should there be a major upheaval in Peking, it is not far-fetched to speculate that the Russians might move into Sinkiang — site of China's nuclear bomb installations — and even other areas to provide puppet regimes which would serve in the future as buffers. LONG-SNOOTED AIRCRAFT depicted here is actually an in-flight simulator being developed to duplicate flying motions of large jet aircraft of the future. The one drawn here is equipped with the type of nose that will be on the supersonic transport of the future. Authenticity of the simulator, being developed by Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, is so exact that even the appropriate type of noise that will be heard on the SST is produced in the forward cockpit Employment among the aged i per cent of the male popula- has been steadily declining in: tion aged 65 and over was em- the United States. In 1890, 68.2! ployed compared with only 24!dia Britannica. per cent as recently as 1963, according to the Encyclopae- Detective Tells of Finding Nurses' Bodies Bv F. RICHARD CICCONE ' stab wound in her left breast, i body of a nude female on the PEORIA III (AP) — A Chi- "A brown blanket covered the •, couch. She was Gloria Davy. A ca"o detective has told how he upper portion oi Miss Karris' ' strip of cloth was around her found the oodies of eight mur- body. A nurse's stocking was: neck. It was double knotted in dered nurses as the prosecution '. knotted around her neck and a j the back." presses a fast-moving chron-: strip of cloth was wrapped i William Martin, the chief oloofcal display of evidence in :' around her wrists.'' : prosecutor, asked Wallenda if the trial of alleged mass killer : Miss Jordan clutched in her | the strips around the neck, Richard Speck. ; right hand a strip of cloth, Wai-; wrists and ankles of the victims Detective Jack Wallenda's .lenda said. She was stabbed i were tied with different knots, testimony came Thursday after < four times. ; "No, they were not,'' Wallen- the defense concluded an unex-j "In the west bedroom, there;da replied. pectedly brief cross-examina- ; was a body c. f one female lying j * * * tion of Corazon Amurao. on the bed and two bodies on the ! Gerald Getty, Cook County Miss Amurao, 24, the Philip-1 floor," Wallenda related. I public defender who is Speck's pine exchange nurse who sur-j Nina Schmale was on the bed. | counsel, cross-examined Miss vived the slaughter, identified i Wallenda said she was stabbed | Amurao gently. He passed Speck, 25, as the killer Wednes-; four times in the neck and a j quickly over the details of the day. ' ' ' strip of white cloth was double! four hours during which the Wallenda. a 14-year veteran of, knotted around her neck. :girl, hiding under a bed, the police force, testified he was i The policeman described the watched her friends taken to ;ne first detective to arrive at. two Philippine victims, Valenti-1 iheir deaths. Chicago's South na Pasion and Merlita Gargullo, i Getty spent some time quizz- the house Side. "In the front east bedroom, I > knotted strip of cloth was found the bodies of three girls," j around Miss Gargullo's neck. 'Vallenda said, and identified i Miss Pasion was face down, her them as Pamela Wilkening, Su-' ankles bound. ,i-ho were on the floor. A double- j ing her on the lighting in the rooms where she said she saw Speck. Getty concentrated on throwing doubt on the description of zanne Farris and Mary Ann [ Wallenda added: "I observed Jordan. : the body of s female lying on He continued: ''Miss Wilken-ilhe floor of the bathroom, face up. She was Patricia Matusek. Her hands were tied with a strip of white cloth, another strip was knotted tightly around her neck, twice in the back. She had a ' "In the living room was the ing had white cloth stuffed in her mouth and a strip of cloth was wrapped very tightly around her neck and knotted the assailant that she gave to a police artist.. He asked Miss Amurao if her first description of the intruder was, "a matt, 25 years of age, 6 feet tall, short or crew cut hair, no hat, wearing a. waist-length jacket, dark panls?" Mother Feels Sorry For Sons Abductor BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.'by the kidnaper. Investigators were studying a CAP) — The mother of 11-year- "I've been kidnaped. Can ^composite drawing of a old Kenneth Young, a kidnap come in?'' the boy asked. I Caucasin based on the male boy's victim now safe at home after a Negrey then learned that Ken-1 description of his kidnaper and 72-!iour ordeal and payment of ny was the son of Herbert J.]the father's description of the 5250,000 ransom, says of her Young, 35. president of the $423- man who picked up the ransom son's abductor: "I feel sorry for million Gibraltar Savings and money. there being Loan Association of Beverly j The Youngs have three other the man, I Hills. ,'children, Jeffrey, 3, Gregory, would thank him for returning! A telephone call to the Young 15, and an adopted daughter, Ca- The girl replied, "I did not | showed a man with a crew cut. say 'crew cut,' sir." Getty alleges that Speck wore The police artist sketch his blond hair long on July 14. Berserk Man Kills 2 Police Officers the man — out hunted. If I saw my son home alive and well." .home released Arline Young made the com- and relief menl Thursday night at a news "Hi, dad." Kenny said. "I'm conference in the family's ex-;all right. Come and.get me." pensive home, once owned by : Mrs. Young said she had been fiini star Deanna Durbin. This'certain "deep down — here in torrent of joy thv. 3. All were asleep when Kenny was spirited away early Monday by way of an outside staircase at the rear of the house. The staircase, which provides WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (APj — A man who killed two policemen could have been stopped without bloodshed, Police Chief William Barnes says. "If just one person had stepped in, my men would be alive today," Barnes said. He said a group of women witnesses told him several men stood by Thursday while a berserk man disarmed Sgt. William H. Fletcher and killed him with his service revolver. "They just stood there," Barnes said. "And if my man had used his pistol to subdue the suspect he would have been charged by the press with police brutality." Fletcher, 5.2, and motorcycle patrolman David Van Curler, 31, a father of five, were slain with their own service revolvers as they answered a complaint at a federal savings and loan association. John C. Cooley, 32, an unemployed Negro, was charged with first degree murder. He was captured in front of the Fidelity Federal Savings and Loan Association as he stood over the dead policemen, a gun in his hand. Cooley was subdued by Thomas Gorham, 20, a Silver Star winner who picked up Van Curler's discarded gun and got the drop on Cooley. Van Curler's | pistol had only one bullet in it ' but the other was empty. With Fletcher and Van Curler lying dead in the street. Gorham held the gun on Cooley while onlookers yelled: "Kill him! Kill Him!" "Even the guy yelled, 'Yeah! Shoot me, I wanna die!' And I told him, 'You don't have to was the first meeting with my heart" that Kenny would be access to the patio and pool j w-orry about that'," said the newsmen for Kenny, who wore returned unharmed. area, leads to a sliding glass 1 Ar my veteran who won his a baseball cap over bis shaved " ' head. call as "the happiest moment Impatient about photographs my life.' But she described the phone ; door near Kenny's room. On Kenny's bed that morning s maid found a typewritten note medal by overrunning a Viet Cong machine gun nest. "When they guy saw me he but anxious to relate details of Her son said he had been left addressed to "the master." It dropped the gun and raised his his kidnaping, he disclosed that hound and blindfolded in a car .outlined plans and a timetable j hands," Gorham, said. "That's apparently only one man was parked in the basement garage i f or ransoming the boy on i a " r wanted. T '" J "" " : " involved. of an apartment building in San- Wednesday night The father ! ° r tne crowd. Flashing a shy smile, Kenny ta Monica. Following instruc- followed these instructions, said, "I didn't feel chicken .tions, he waited 30 minutes, about it. On the first day, he then wiggled free of the hind- said I would be home Wednes- ings and ripped loose the band- day night. i ages over his eyes. "I wasn't scared except when He took an elevator to the he showed me the gun." 'street level and sought help at Consistently referring to his the nearest apartment, abductor only as "he." the » » t financier's son told of the food: The previous evening his fa- "That guy didn't look as tough as a Viet Cong." Gorham remained calm until police reinforcements took charge of Cooley, who was not injured. Fletcher, a 19-year veteran of the force, first answered a call for help by a female teller who said a man had tried to kick in the door, shouting. "Let me in, I'm John the Baptist!" Witnesses said file man, raving and wild-eyed, first shot Fletcher, then cut down Van Curler before he could get off his motorcycle. Two boys who watched the episode told police the man took Van Curler's pistol out of its holster and, stepping over his body, walked to Fletcher and began pumping bullets into him. "I hate you, I hate you," Gorham quoted Cooley as screaming at the dead officers as they lay in the street. Police Lt.. Patrick Hickey said Cooley, a thin man about 5 foot- 9, fought police, was screaming and cursing when officers brought him into the station, but later was calm and carefree as he was questioned. Police at nearby Riviera Beach said Cooley's wife earlier in the day had signed a complaint against him, claiming hj chased her and their children out of the house with a butcher knife. Police said they had an order to pick him up on charges of forgery and mental incompe- tency. He formerly was a furniture mover. Gorham said of the incident: "The thing that really hurts is that I could not get there 30 seconds earlier — just 30 seconds, that's all. I don't know what I could have done. But still." given him. (her had paid the ransom in $100 "I didn't like it. He fed me TV;bills in a roadside meeting with dinners — meat loaf. He forced : a man who drove a 1965 white it down me." j Chevrolet Impala. Then he described the shaving ef iiis head, a maneuver appar- The FBI said the $250,000 was Combine Faiths India's Sikhs practice a faith that combines both Hindu and Moslem beliefs. Like followers of Islam, they worship only one god and oppose caste barriers; all I wanted. I ignored the cries | like Hindus, they eat no beef and cremate their dead. Warwick the Winner PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Democratic State Sen. Robert 0. Tiernan of Warwick, a supporter of President Johnson's policy in Vietnam, is officially the winner of the special Rhode Island congressional election. The Stale Board of Elections certified Tiernan the winner Thursday ever his Republican opponent, Cranston Mayor the highest ransom ever paid in j . James DiPre , te Jr after a re . ently designed to make the tape this country for a victim re-; count 0 , machine votes . of a blindfold stick better. ! leased unharmed. Serial num- DiPrete the pre-election fa- "He did it Monday at 11: hers of the Federal Reserve vorite, advocated a suspension o clock, ' Kenny said, "He put | notes were retained by the FBI. | in bombing North Vietnam in me on the bed, then made me: Investigators said Young'sji ne hope it might lead t» peace bend over with my feet on the i description of the white Chevro- t a |], S- floor and clipped my head." j let is a prime clue. Police said it Kenny wore only undershorls; bore California license plates when he appeared at 3:30 a.m. j"NBD 770." Thursday at (he apartment in Although operating, on the nc.'irby Santa Monica of Jotin A. "lone kidnaper" theory, officers Ncircy, 43, an aerospace engi-isaid they were not discounting 'the possibility that more than one person was involved. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover assigned 300 agents and Hie full resources of his agency to the search. neer. Ncgrsy said the boy's wrists were taped with adhesive, and a strip of adhesive dangled from his'forchead. The boy was drow- syfrorn sleeping pills given him Tiernan's plurality was S13 votes out of the nearly 114,000 cast March 28 to choose a successor (o the late Democratic Rep. John E. Fogarty. About 3,000 votes went t» an independent candidate, the Rev. Albert Q. Perry of Providence, who ran as a pacifist. Tiernan is scheduled to take his seat in the U.S. House next Thursday. Mrs. Idelle Lowe, Blytheville, plays Tigerino—wins $1000 at her Esso Station HUMBLE SPRING CLEARANCE SALE FRIDAY-SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Register For PORTABLE TV SET To Be Given Away Sunday, April 16 SHADE TREES-6-7Fl. Tall 2 98 each SHADE TREES-IMS Ft. 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