The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1967 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 8, 1967
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BIythevllle (Ark.) Courier News — Saturday, April », IMF <- Page Three Th« iilond fortreM of Corrtgidor wot to held out for another month, but by April 9,1942 Japan's triumph in th» Philippines was wal«d. Defeated and exhausted, 76,000 Americans and Filipinos laid down their weapons after a determined but doomed defense of the Bataan Peninsula. Then began a march that became 10 days of hell. The question is still being argued: Did the Japanese act in accordance with their own code, brutal by Western standards, or were they simply unprepared for so many prisoners? Whatever the explanation, mora than 20,000 died on that 50-mile journey known for a quarter of o century now as the Bataan Death March. A photograph captured at war's end shows Japanese guards with masses of prisoners. The march to the nearest railhead at San Fernando, right, claimed more American and Filipino lives than were lost in four months of battle. It was directed by American- educated Gen. Masahuru Homma and led to his trial and execution as a war criminal. , CORRBSlBpR - ' FORTRESS SOUTH CHfHA News Of Men In Service Capt. Donald D. Goodin, whose wife Mary is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Alexander of Joiner, is a member of the 437th Military Airlift Wing of Charleston AFB, S.O., recently was cited for setting an unofficial world's record for low-altitude airdrops by C-M1 Lockheed Starlifter aircraft. The payload, 34 tons, a string of 28 loaded pallets connected by cables, was dropped from a 500-foot altitude at 160 miles per hour, and hit a bull's eye measuring 120 feet square. Purpose of tha test was to prove the value of the new C-141. SSGt. Neal R. Burge, whose brother Dan M. Burge resides at 139 South Crescent, has arrived for duty at the Air Force's Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, St. Louis. carrier Bon Homme Richard. Spec. 5 Kenneth R. Relnhardt, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roland n. Reinliardt of 530 Maple, attended a five-day religious retreat at the Eighth Army Religious Retreat Center, Seoul, <orea, March 13-17. Seaman Apprentice Michael B. Calvert, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Calvert of 615 Jamison, is patrolling the. Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of North Vietnam, while serving aboard the radar picket destroyer Duncan. Airman 1C N'orris H. Adamson, whose wife Judy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Petty of Route Four, has received (he Air Force Commendation at Minot AFB, N.D., for meritorious service as a fireman and instructor on crash equipment at Clark AFB, Philippines. Ship's Serviceman Third Class James Stewart, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Stewart of 27-B Cherokee Courts, is serving in !he South China Sea with the Seventh Fleet, as a crewmem- ber aboard the attack aircraft Army Private Larry L. Brandon, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey Brandon of Route Three, Kennelt, has completed nine weeks of advanced infantry training at Fort Polk, La. Where Space Business Is Monke Business By DICK KLEINER, Twenty seconds later, the four West Coast Corresponlent signs show up in the four outer Newspaper Enterprise Assn. holes. The monkey must press LOS ANGELES (NBA) the symbol which had been in Eleven busy little pigtail mac- the center 20 seconds before, agues are going to classes in a This tests his memory and, in string 'Of converted house trail- a primitive way, his power to ers on the UCLA campus, and because of this maybe someday you'll be able to spend your vacation on Venus. This is part of the biosatellite program, operating under the NASA, banner. In Philadelphia at the moment, General Electric is building a biosatellite capsule which will be orbited sometime late in 1968. The capsule will roam through space for 30 days—and one of UCLA's monkeys will be on board. The point of the biosatellite program is to learn more about the prolonged effect of weightlessness on living things. Almost all of the problems of space travel can be duplicated on the ground, except weightlessness. For that, nothing will do except the real thing. Under the direction of Dr. Robert Schiffman, UCLA's biosatel- Jiie team is preparing a monkey for the vital flight. They have already been at it for five years with another 114 years to go. For this job, the pigtail macaque is ideal. These are monkeys (Macacus nemestrina) native to Indochina and Thailand. They are lighter in weight than chimps, thus perfectly suited to 3 space flight where weight is a consideration. Schiffman, a physiologist, would prefer dogs — "I understand dogs better" — but says the antieruelty - to - animals bloc would never allow dogs to be used in American space experiments. Monkeys, though, are permissible. During the 30-day mission, the test monkey will be measured in many ways to see how he is enduring the flight, physically, and how his reaction time changes, if at all. The measurements will be made through the telemetering of data obtained This tests his ability to react quickly. To prepare the monkeys to live in space for 30 days, the team must teach them to eat and drink according to plan. Obviously, in an orbiting capsule, there can be no loose food and water. The macaques are being taught how to suck water from a tube — rather than lapping . . , . water, as they do naturally — test consists of two and how to pul] a lever and be rewarded with a pellet of food. There are now 20 macaques in the UCLA colony, 11 of which are in t r a i n i n g. Eventually, there will be. 50 here. Six months before the flight, they will all move to Cape Kennedy. Sixteen hours before launch, the actual monkeynaut will be chosen, on the basis of health, test- Ing abilities and, primarily, weight. He musl weigh exaclly 15 pounds. That's pretty small for a hero. think. The other disks, revolving at different speeds. In one is a hole and in the other a button. When the hole and button are aligned, the monkey must press a button. THIS MONKEY is one of 11 at work on the UCLA, campus. One of the monkeys is due to make a 30-day trip into space late next year. by electrodes atached to his body. There are 21 channels of data which will be fed out of the cap sule constantly, measuring the monkey's brain, heart, muscles, respiration, blood pressure and analyzing his urine. Perhaps more important is the measurement of the monkey's ability to think and react. This is the key to the experiment, and to the current work. They want to know whether the m o n k e y, after a long time in space, will still be able to react as he does on earth. To do this, the monkey will be asked to perform two ex : periments. The animals are now being trained to do these experiments on the groun, so there will be sufficient data against which to measure his in-flight performance. First, the monkey is confronted with an apparatus the size of a small dinner plate. This has four half dollar - sized holes around the edge and one tn the center. In the center hole appears a symbol — a triangle, circle, square or plus iign. Dillon Rides Again Cooter Class Of 1927-28 Hold Reunion Cooler High School met recently at Gwinn's Restaurant at Hayti for a reunion. Nine of the eleven members of the 1928 class were present: Hr. and Mrs. Leonard Cassidy, Coloma, Mich., Mr. and Mrs, ,eo Garner, Warner Robins. Ga., Mrs. Kate Baker Misskelly, Waterloo, Ala.; Mr. and Mrs. Gaston Brown, flisco, Mo., Mrs. Hazel Graham, Steele, Mrs. Homer Wilson o: Cooter; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Powell of Memphis Mrs. Chester Bare of looter and Mrs. Reid. Four of the eight members of the class of 1927 were present: Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hamlett, Caruthersville, Glen While of Kennett, Mrs. Alma G. Eggert of Cooter and Mrs. Bill Powell. Mrs. Opal Vick of Kennett was a guest. By BOB THOMAS AP Movie-Television Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - It was a bad week for the Arness boys. Lasl monlli, Jim Arness' long- running series "Gunsmoke" was shot down by CBS while it was still enjoying the healthy glow of good ratings. Then his little — 6 feet 2 — brother Peter Graves learned that his hew series, "Call to Danger," had been erased from the fall schedule after having been virtually assured of a position. But all turned out happily for Ihe Minneapolis brothers — real name: Aurness. CBS had second thoughts about executing "Gunsmoke" and restored it to the schedule — now on Monday night. And the same network hired Graves to replace Steven Hill as star of "Mission: T mpossible." For ^eter Graves — he adopted the family name of Graves early in his career to avoid con- 'icl with his more famous brother — Ihe assignmenl marks a breakthrough. Although he has made a good living from acting and has starred in three previous television series, he has never quite ascended to the top ranks — until now. "My first big picture was 'Staiag 17' and it could have made me a star," he recalls. "But the movie business was so rotten at that time — 1953 — thai Paramounl couldn't give me the films to follow up. "Then I had a big break in 'Beyond the 12 Mile Reef at Fox. Darry! Zanuck said he wanted to star me in films but he was only making one picture the following year." Graves' career didn't languish. He spent five years making HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Joe Lester Horton, Mrs. Zelda Neal and Mrs. Joe tester, with her mo'ther and two broth- Mrs. Zelda Neal and Rebecca Mrs. Bernice Armstrong of Memphis spent the weekend ers, Mrs. Nannie Barber, Jake and Jack. Mr. and Mrs. Clail Jackson of Rector, Ark., spent the weekend with their daughter and her family, Mr. and Mrs. William Valdrop and children Bryon and Fonda. Mr. and Mrs. Lester .Wilferd, Mrs. Patsy Bliesner and daughter Paula K. Branch visited in Rockford, 111., last weekend wilh Iheir son and brother and his family, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wilferd and children Terry and Deanna. Pat Correll Of Aurora, Sherri Clark, Mrs. Margaret Peel and Maria Capps, both of Sleele, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gibbons of Rives Friday after- Neal had as their supper guests Monday night, Mrs. Patsy Leach and sons and.Mrs. Mildred Lester of Detroit, J.ack noon. Linda Samford of Murray Army Pvt. William Cornels, 17, son of Air Force S/MSgt. and Mrs. Leonard B. Hall Jr. of Route Four, has completed a leadership preparation course at the Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Fort Polk, La. unofficial world's record for low-altitude airdrops by C-141 Lockheed Starlifter aircraft. Pvt. Allan P. Baugus, 19, USA, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Baugus of 313 West Sixth St., Kennett, has completed advanced combat training March 24 at Fort Carson, Colo. Pfc. Delmar J. Daniel, 23, USA, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Daniel and wife Sarah live at 520 North Second St., was recently assigned to the 708th Maintenance Battalion in Germany. He is a 1961 graduate of Ely-' theville High School. Under Tsar and Bolshevik alike, Russia's Siberia became synonymous with exile, death and desolation. One Day Onl BLYTHEVILLE ON THE JAYCEE LOT SSgt. Kenneth R. Boles, whose wife is the former Frankie M. Richardson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Richardson of 421 Dougan, is a member of the 437th Military Airlift Wing, recently was cited for setting an and children Lori and Shane of Memphis spent the week with Mr. and Mrs. Clell Waldrop and Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Whistle of Heathcock of St. Louis, Mrs. | Dell, Ark. State, Murray, Ky., spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Samford and her sister, Sandy. Mrs. Royal Lester and daughter Mrs. Patsy Leach and sons Gary, Craig and Bryon of Detroit returned to their home Wednesday after spending a week in the home of her mother, Mrs. Golden Horton. They visited in the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Junior Horton and family of Arbyrd, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Jess Horton and family and Mrs. Myrtle Lester. Mrs. Cleatus, Bailey, Martha Bailey, Mrs. Andrew Jenkins, Mrs. Joe Lester, Mrs. Clell Waldrop and Mrs. Geraldine Stivers were among those attending the funeral of Mrs. Alma Michie Wednesday afternoon at the Micola Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Riley Duncan of Caruthersville and their son Tommy Duncan of Peoria, 111., visited with Mr. and Mrs. Perry Taylor Saturday afternoon. Dinner guests of Mrs. Myrtle Lester Monday were Mrs. Mildred Lester, Mrs. Marvin Leach and sons of Detroit, Mrs. Goldie Myrtle Lester of Steele, Charles Neal and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lester. Mrs. Omer Perry of Wau- chulla, Fla., is visiting M r s. Euna Perry. Mr. and Mrs. Clell Waldrop entertained at their home March 26 with a birthday dinner in honor of their granddaughter Lori Dawn Waldrop of Memphis. Lori was six years old. The Holland Unit PTA of South Pemiscot met March 27 in the Holland lunch room. Mrs. Frank Copeland, president, called the group to order. Rev. Raymond Johnson opened the meeting with prayer. The next meeting will be April 25 at 7 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Waldrop The lunch room at the school was the setting Friday night, March 31st for a pink and blue cradle shower honoring Mrs. Markus Harris. The gift table was covered with a white lace cloth over pink cotton. The center piece was a miniature stork. There were 35 persons present. The hostesses were Mrs. Jon Cohoon, Mrs. Joe Martin, Mrs. Nathan Summitt, Mrs. Clifford Jackson and Mrs. W. C. Martin. The honored guest was the grandmothers-to-be, Mrs. Porter Harris of Holland, and Mrs. John Trowhridge of Caruthersville. The other guests were from Hayti, Steele, Rector and Caruthersville. TWICE DIAL* 4 & 8 PM JAVCEES PRESENTS CAPT. FRED LOGAN AND HIS CAGE OF JUNGLE NUBIAN LIONS 25 BIG CIRCUS ACTS 21 3 HERDS 3 PERFORMING ELEPHANTS Only Biff Circus Cominf this Year "Fury" — rerun title: 'Black Stallion" — which played on CBS Saturday mornings. It was a good living but didn't make him rich. The horse did much better, having a 5 per cent interest in the series which is now in its 12th rerun. The actor took his wife anc three daughters to live hi Australia for a year and a half while he made "Whiplash," which was released in syndication. Then he went, tp England for a year to film another series, "Court Martial." "That show went on hi ABC's 'third season' last year, and it didn't have a chance," said Graves. Small wonder that he is happy to be joining "Mission: Impossible." Anothci advance to his career was his recent costarring with Doris Day in * comedy Western, "Josie." INCOME TAX 7 MORE DAYS To See H & R BLOCK W* iwrwirn matmlt pnpMaifa* rf **"r Mi return. K M lmk« «ny «ir« thai tM r<X" •"» P«""H» •> lirt«t«*, w* will wv th» penalty or Inttrtit. America'* Urge* Tax Service with Over 1500 Offices 117 SOUTH SECOND ST. Week D».T» 9 to »; Sat. A Sun. » to 5 - Ph. I-MM ^_ NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY mtm "I KIND OF WISH MY KID HAD A NEWSPAPER ROUTE..." If interested in of newipoper route for your ton, call or ytiite the circulation manaaer of the Ihildren thrive on personal responsibility. This father knows that. He's not one to push his sons ... but he does want them to have responsibilities of their own. He'd also like them to know what it means to hustle ond to have their efforts show a profit. This father knows that when a boy takes charge of a newspaper route he's going into business for himeslf. The boy learns to budget his time, to keep accurate records, he learns the self-confidence that comes through responsibility. And his profits give him o head start on saving towards college. If your son comes up to you someday ond osks if he carl hove o newspaper route, don't give him the brush-off. He's showing o little initiative. And after all, that's how good strong character is built. BIythevllle Courier News

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